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WASHINGTON. D. C. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 1913. -FOURTEEN PAGES.
BANK TO OPEN
Institution Organized by Re
tiring Officers of the "
JOHN POOLE AT HEAD
Parting of Ways Generally Regretted
In Washington's Financial
Us I. . 1'I.KMIM..
The Federal National Rank. capiUI
S-iCOOKI. surplus IIS 000 -Rill open for
business in Washington within a few
. temporal j othee will be opened to
dav for subscriptions to stock at JI25
a share at HOS G Street, Northwest
Application for .1 charter 1 reads to His
with the opening r the olttco or the
Comptroller of the Currencv this morn
ing While the matter is vet in the initial
stages tt is moving with express train
fixed, one third of the Mock tisune
b-n subscribed at r meeting held ot
the office of Swartzell. Rheem . Ilensej
While no nimes were mentioned In
connection with the olhciil stan" of the
new institution, it i" gcnrrallv under
stood that John Poole. h retolore cashier
of the Commercial National Rank, will
be the president of the I edcral .o
other names lri Men considered
An option has been secured on tne
Small, Building on the southeast corner
of Fourteenth ard t; streets
Offshoot .if rnmnirrriat.
The new hank is an offshoot of the
Commercial National Rank and the In
direct result of thi ami ll election of
directors there ve-.terdac
Messrs. John II Clapp Mccr Cohen.
Frank B Noyce and Clarence W nheem
were not re-elected to the board of di
rectors at Tuesdav s election
Several director-, who were re-elected
are expected to ca---t their fortunes with
the ridclitv Nation il
John Poole, who has been the active
ca-lmr and an influential official for
four vears. has not onlc tendered his
resignation a a director but will retire
as cashier with the opening of the bank
Poole- In TnUe Clmrci .
Mr Poole is chairman of the subcrip
tlon committee and will immediately take
ch-irge of the office
It Is h parting of the wavs for busi
ness friends who have long been asso
ciated together in the upbuilding of a
great enterprise and is regrettable from
more than one standpoint.
Mr Jordan and his friends elected a
t'ekrt that included James n. Ci hill. A
G. Clapham. II Rradley Da ldson. Wade
H Ellis It Golden Donaldson, Arthur
Iec, S. J. H.nrs. and Orrin G. Staples,
who are directors of th I'nlted State
Trust Companv, although the first thret
named have been on the Commercial
board, and Mr Jordan, too, for some
time Wade II Elh3 formcrlv Assistant t
torncv General l- Mated for the position
of general e.o'jrcl of the Commercial
On the .Icirdnn Ticket.
The Jordan tkkit aio included H
King Cornwcll. K. II Deuhav, I.uther
fc. Frlsbte, Arthur Lee. F K Nolting.
Orrin G Staples, and George TuITy
"Vaughn, all nrw :n mbcre to the direc
tor. The seceders have nothing but words
oT praise for the excellent condition of
the Commercial National Rank, and are
p-ouil that thev have been identified with
its sue. ess borne of the old guard '
expressed keen regret at severing re
lations of long standing
Mr. Jordan, when &een in connection
with the developments of the dav, ex
pressed regret that there was a defec
tion in the ranks of the ntwlv elected
board, but asserted that the Commer-
rjl National would still do business at
the old stand He and his friends had
voted nearlv two to one and there was
nothing left to do but to carrv out the
lino of pollcv they had mapped out for
the bank. He believed that a board of
thirty directors was too unwleldlv to do
business, and that fifteen or twent di
rectors would be much more satisfac
tory. OrKanlred In lf)04.
The Commercial National Bank was
organized in TOl. and recently celebrat
ed Its twelfth arnlversarv. Manv of its
promoters ana original directors are In
cluded in the departing contingent
A. G Clapham is presidei).. Eldridge
B Jordan, vice president. S II. Shea,
second vice jiresldent. Tucker K. Sands,
third vice president; John Poole, cash
ier, and IL V. Hunt, assistant cashier.
Two of the official staff are anions
those who will retire The deposits of
the Commercial National on the last re
port to the Comptroller, were $3,172,658
It Is one of the busiest institutions Jn
the cltj, has housands of depositors,
und owns its own home on one of the
(jest; qorntrs Jn, .WaaJUagten,
L.&'.ML- 7sW iuUm" '
OF PAGEANT BY
Woman Aviator to Carry Al
legorical Message and
Take Part in Tableaux.
REHEARSAL IN OPEN AIR
Philadelphia Woman Tells of Cam
paign of Suffragists in Key
If the present plans of the National
Woman Suffrage Association cam. one
of the features of the parade and pag
an! to be st-igcd bv the as-oilation
March 1 in which women of all pmfi -sions
w 11 m-irch, will be an aeroplane
dm en bv n woman who will brine to
the suffrmlst marchers an allegorical
message and will make a flight over the
ciU following the parade
A telegram was sent last night h
Mrs. Ulcnna Scott Tinnln. In charge of
the pageant, to Mis Rernctt i Miller,
who some time ago flew at College Park
asking If she would le able to arrange
th flight for March It is e-spctd
that the d-ite. will be manageil
Should the services of the avHtrix be
secured. It is planned to Include ht r and
hir machln- in the plot of the tableaux
that aro to be presented on the lrcasurv
These tibleaux will hac as their cen
tral figure the character of "Columbia."
which will probably be taken h Mme
Nordica. the singer md prominent with
her will be other well-known actresses
representing the five virtues attributed
to womanhood Justice, I ibert Charitv
Peace, and Hope The fle virtues wil
be assemble d bv Columbia as tin
t ihleaux develop-" and the plin Is t
weae Miss Miller md her midline mti
the plot as a winded nitssenger of prog
ress The decision t get the aernpWne
was not reached until vestcrdav. ,
the details of the plan with it included
have not been full worked out Mrs
Tinnin will take the mitter up linnicdl-
atelv however, with Miss M.icKaye. her
assistant, who has the arrangement
Itrh-nrnl Knott) Problem.
One of the knottv problems now he-
fore Mrs Tinnln and her aids is the
manner of rehearsing the pageant. The
parade will not be rehearsed, of course.
but will be lift to the direction of the
marshal and her lieutenants, but the
tableaux presents a different problem.
It will be an intricate theatrical effort
and must have reheirsal before March 3
The rehearsing will start about a week
before the date of the pageant and as
the cast will be so large that it will be
almost too unw-Ieldv for a building. It
is planned to rehearse the tableaux on
the Trear'Jrv steps with no other curtain-
to cut off the g-aze of the public but the
curtain of night
The selection and ordering of the cos
tumes for the principles in the parade
and tableaux is now occupving the time
of thos who are assigned to the ar
rangement of the street entertainmmt
Mr Tinnin said vcBtcrdav th it as far
a she was able to estimate from the
order-- -, nt in up to dat" the costumes
and "props for the whole pageant, pa
rad and tableaux would cost in the
ndghborhood of JlOOCil This sum will
not reallv represent the mone repre
sented bj the costumes used, howiver.
Tor much of that that will be used will
hive been furnished the committee at
greatlv reduced prices bj merchants and
manufacturers in sjmpathv with the suf
Mrs l.awrence Iewis jr of Phila
delphia a member of one of the Quaker
Citv s old, st and wealthiest families and
a suffragist worker of note, was In
Washington vesterday. She Is a member
of the Congressional committee and is
the treasurer of the Pennsvlvanla Equal
franchise bociety of Philadelphii
CnmpniKti In Penii.j lvunla.
An effoirt is on foot In Philadelphia
according to Mrs Iewis, tn bring about
equal suffrage in Pennsvlvanla through
a constitutional amendment.
Not only Is the constitution of the
State antiquated in its treatment of the
suffrage question." said Mrs Lewis "but
in manv other wavs The svstem of
municipal courts of Philadelphia is vile
and the people are demanding a reform
They are also out for the passage of the
emploj er s liability laws, and. of course,
a large number want woman suffrage,
"We feel that these reforms are as
sured us in time because at the last
election the State went Progressive, and
the legislature Is of the same political
complexion These reforms are of
course, plauk In the Progressive plat
form We could get them In 1913 with
out doubt bj the regular channel, but
bv calling a constitutional convention wo
can get them through bv sn. vve fig
Mrs Iewls savs that a large delega
tion of women will come from Pennsvl
vanla. and that there probablv will be
manv men in the parade from that State
She is the sister of Dr Howard Kelley,
of Johns Hopkins t'nlverstv. and states
that her brother will probably be in the
line of the parade
The Philadelphia Countv Woman Suf
frage Association, the Susan B An
thonv League of Western Pennsvlvanla.
and the Equal Franchise Federation of
Pittsburg are all much interested In the
pageant March 3. and will donate suf
frage supporters llbemllv
The names of Mrs Tlussell Malcolm
Macl.ennan and Miss Morgan, the niece
of James "W. Plnchot were announced
yesterday as prospective members of the
women s cavalry that will march in the
The following were added to the ad
visor committee Mrs John C. Fre
mont, -virs iiirnard v eightman. Ttepre-
sentatlve and Mrs Luther W
Mrs w. s T. Sampson
Federal Control DlnilnlihlnK.
Federal control of the situation atAca
pulco. Mexico, is diminishing, according
to dispatches to the State Department
esterday. A force of 00o rebels, under
the command of Julian Padllla, has con
trol of all of Costa Grande, and refugees
from hat district are pouring into th
city of Acapulco Padllla's men are
threatening the city, and an attack Is
feared Engineers emploj ed on railroad
construction near Costa Grande have
been forced to abanodn their work.
Ambassador wuson notified the de.
partment jesterday that the strike on the
national uanwajs nas been adjusted.
1VI11 Soon It Tim T.
To see the Panama Canal hefnr the
water has been turned In Vfeff it nnve-
Southern Railway through New Orleans
and Key West the route of best serv
ice Consult acenti, 705 10th 6U and
805 E at. PW. - - -- -
Six Senators Three Democrats,
Three Republicans Elected by
Legislatures of Five States
IDAHO RE-ELECTS HIM.
M:tioii vv . i:. iioiivii.
Six l nitetl Mites Senators esterdiv
wirt flMttd li tlit lglsla'urcs of rive
States. M issat bust ttb Montana MUM
gan. Idiho. and Colorado
Three of the nenlv lios. n senators
tome to Washington for he first tlmi
A fourth Ki present It ve John W
Weeks of M i-ssu husetls Ins I., en le
vltd afti - lo jeruu m i' It s
Two oih. r w. t- re In 1..1
Tlire. of the n li .1 l itor
are Demociat s -mri tin .
one of Pror-iv. it i I r
John I. sliiifrolli. Urn
J. WkIi.Ii. I)
mii 1 1 h. rtepiibllrnn
The Legislatures of two other Stntes,
Maine and New Hniiiisluri vtst-rdav
balloted on the i lection or i I nit d
States Senator In the former Stat th
Igisliture was deadlocked latum C
Burleigh the Republican nominee in the
ivr'nvorirts and Obidlah Ganlner the
present Incumbent ind Democratic pri
marv nominee e-ich rescuing 7; ot.s
IJ M Thompson I'mgressivo recelveil 1
votes The S n He those Burleigh h 1
Uritt pirtv vote of .1 to 10 BurliUh
It Is expected will be Ictxl Iodic
III New HHtnpshire 110 cimlidate r
celveil a sufflclmt nunibor ' col s to
be elected llinrc- h Hollis
FLEE TO CANADA
"Oracle of Wall Street" and
Rockefeller's Private Sec
retary Dodge Sleuths.
ELUDE SUBPOENA SERVER
Miss Katherine Harrison, Confidential
Clerk of Late H. H. Rogers,
Located in Montreal.
New Vork, Jan II Following the flight
from Pujo committee subpom servers
of Mi-s Katherine I Harrison H. II
Rogers' "oracle it was learned to-dav
that I'ercival J Mclnto'h for thirteen
jcars private setrctarv to William Hock
cfeller and 1 reservoir of Standard Oil
secrets, al'-o has lied
Mtlntosii is said to be in Montreal, of
which tit j he 's ,1 nitive
Miss Harrison who is w inted b the
Monev Tru"t investigating committee, is
also n Montreal at least she was in
the Canadian citv on Sundic
From information received hir it Is
belltved that Mcintosh ind Miss Harri
son have conferred together concerning
the efforts of the Pujo committee to
1 ave them testify concerning the 1KI2
Amalgamated Copper deal and other gi
gantic financial oierations in which the
had an active part.
According to an ofllciil of the Pujo
committee, Mcintosh and Miss Harri
son could tell a story that would prove
even more sensational than the hoped-for
testimony of William Rockefeller himself.
In their confidential capacities, these two
had complete and exclusive control of
all correspondence and all the books of
the 1103 copper deal in which H If
Rogers, William Rockefeller. Thomas W.
Law son. and Albert C Rurragc, a re
tired Boston multimillionaire, divided
a profit of JM.OOWOc). which was
turned in 1 few dajs upon an invest
ment of sryioooo
Mcintosh has been an exile from K
Broadway for five months, during most
of which period he has been diligently
sought by United States subpoena serv
ers At Standard Oil headquarters to
day It was denied that his whereabouts
At the Terminal Building. 13 Park Ave
nue, where Mr. Mcintosh has maintained
an office. It was denied that any one of
that name was known there At the
Dorilton apartments, where Mcintosh
maintains luxurious rooms. It was said
that the missing man had not been there
for months. Mrs. Mcintosh, who was a
daughter of J. C. Wilson, a paper manu
facturer, of Montreal, closed the apart
ment a week ago. She left hurriedly In
a private automobile and did not disclose
uaniau ccnuu. mu 1 nnuncTUXT IBI man in I
haina down American Hutu and burl half toe I
EBSitsr in u in Jit .Ygii BUU atojir, s I
MICHIGAN AGAIN HONORS HIM.
?3--.bssW -(Hk yjBH
i:r(iit t. m.iu;n ciiiiii.
NEW BAY STATE SENATOR.
SCFcWtf -.L'-T:W V-x i.1.-..,UII 1
11 are t .?st zzr c imi -" k--b i
rent, or i. &?; Sft i '.it ytTilk
Itrmoer... of Wjftg' J. S !
l'J45SEaH jW-rf fcf$ the r. ci,
p..i.ii.-nB. of hjJcvh rlu' '
r. led tc. ..mee MSlfij U 3BmfSi H3 j Weeks to
CiEiiJ: PalKcBc-7ti'."B candtditc
I".o J br lUlTTC-hVlDJ
-i: iTun-ixrn .nin . wiikks
wjs in i 1 1 llnir I fuimbv,
ltri il hull
I. 1 1 t p t vi 'lie Michigan
I (.1 1 1 .1 W 111 1111 M.I, 11
WANTED BY PKOBEBS.
HI" l VI llintlM. IIVUltlsON,
tb was rni-if s-c-mir ta the Ute Ilrnry 1.
1 r r
MALLORY LINER COLORADO
REPORTED ON ROCKS
OFF FLORIDA GOAST
Kcv West Fla . Jan II The steamer
Peori-i, from Tortugas arrived here this
ev.nlng and reported hiving passcd tho
Mallorv lintr Colorado aMiorc on tho
Northeiit Cjy in twelve feet of water
forward of the 111 tin m 1st The captain
of tho Peoria reported that the Colorado
ran ashore at 7 o'clotk last night, but
although the strong wind and heavy sea
were driving her still farther ashore, her
commander, Capt Schllcmvcr. did not
think there was anv Immediate danger.
The Coloradols fitted with wireless ap
paratus, but so far no communication
haB been received from her. and it Is
thought that the Instruments are tern
porarllv out of gear. Tugboats are be
ing dispatched to the Colorado's assist
Capt Granble. of the revenue-cutter
Miami, has received orders from Wash
ington to rush to the assistance of the
Colorado ns soon as possible, and the
wireless station here is sending out mes
sages to other ships, giving the position
of the stranded ship
The Colorado Is bound from New York
for Galveston with a cargo ot general
freight. She Is about -300 tons and
carries a crew of thirty.
A book bolder that an nht.i mflmiii hi. ittlmlMt
Ml lags VDldl Hand upon dulr attt and a
add to suspend it from the lailK of lu vr,
jrbw JmukU an left bw. .4, . '
COMES FKOM COLOBADO.
SB'NAIOIUKI.KIT J. F. SIIAFKOTII.
bm I til. The Progressives voted with the
Republicans on joint bilot
Senator W II Jin 1. Borah wal
elected by a big voto in the Idiho Legis
The Montana l- i,i-uuur l,c a strict
part int", eletteel Thorn is J Walsh.
Democrat to Miic-cd Sc 11 itor Janus M
Dixon cMef lieutciitnt . fol Theodore
It in ins Bull l Hvi. pcrtc Mr
Walsh vas th prima-v irrcrcntial tan
Tin cicatm .xistin, in the Senate
j from oloiadcj for two enr- in. the
death .f Senitor Hughes vvJS tilled ves-
Krdat b the M int .in st.it. Legisla
ture I lm F hh.ifiotli, lonner Governor
was . Iios.n. ind I'harl.-sj 1" Thomas, a
Democrat slice--. ls snlo Gugenhelm.
Bepulclic 11 who was not 1 candidate
ontcsted njlit In
f Mass cchusetts
ter.la Willi the
sin.e.-il w Murray Crane,
1 iimbrnt who was not a
or re-election Re pr. s'nta-
uve s , 1 vivc-iIl n.l Mr Weeks
were deadlocked in caucus for four
das, thirtv-nue ballots be ins tiken
The comrltJtion of the senate is not
changed bv tht rltttions of jester
day, the partv balanc bclns main
tained, and the Democratic continuing
in the majority In tle new Senate.
The WyomliiK IagUUturo yesterday
voted with little respect for party lines,
with the result that John B Kendrlck.
Democrat, probablv will defeat Fran
ces r. Warren, Republican, the pres
ent incumbent for tho Fnited States
Senate Indications ATf. that the re
sult for frnitor on Joint ballot will be
Kendrirk, 13 Warren. 41 It L. Pratt,
Rcpuhllijin. was elrcteil speaker with
the a d of the solid Democratic vote.
IN IW FAVOR
Brigade, After Year's Legal
Fight, Gets Claim to Rifles
CASE DECIDED ON APPEAL
ControTeny Between Officers
Christ Church Finally Decided
After a legal battle of over a vear, the
Boys Brigade, formerly of Christ Church
Southeast, came out victorious over
James Berrj one of the vestrymen of
the church, vesterdav afternoon at 1 li
oVlork. and now thev hive an undis
puted claim to S3 Springfield rifles taken
irom mem a vear ago bv Mr Berry.
ine case, which was decided in the
District Supreme Court before Justice
Gould and a Jurj came up on appeal
from the Municipal Court, where Judge
uuiiiiay naa a willed against the brigade
The contmversv started a vear ngo,
when Mr Birrc and other church mem.
hers acting with him attempted to oust
tho brigade and take the rifles from
them The cllm was made that the
property, although purchased by the hri
gade organization out of funds contrib
uted ov the members and secured In
other wavs, was In fact the property of
the church In disbanding the organiza
tion ana laning the ntles. Warden Berrv
clatmed to b acting for tho vestry and
Tho rifles were recovered by tho bovs
on a writ of replevin last February, and
inco that time the organization has rent
ed its own hall and conducted its own
affairs at Friendship House, Fifth Street
and Virginia Avenue Southeast, using the
rifles In question for drill pending the
decision of the case appealed
By the terms of the Jury s verdict, the
rifles aro declared to be the propertv of
the bovs and not of Warden Berry or
Commandant Frederick M Kerby, who
with other officers of tho organization
brought the suit to recover the property,
declared jesterday that the work of the
organization would go forward in the fu
ture just as in the past The organiza
tion now numbers about sixty-five bovs,
who aro uniformed and equipped and af
filiated with the national organization
known as the Fnited Bos" Brigades of
STOPS TOBACCO HABIT.
Elders' Sanitarium, located at 113
Main St., St. Joseph. Mo , has pub
lished a book showing tho deadly ef
fect of the tobacco habit, and how It
can be stopped in three to five davs.
As they are distributing this book
free, any one wantlnir a conv hnv,iM
send their name and address at once.
(trance d a firii. nswiUr dccorml h
explorcra of rsUIpptne naten. carries within n
mouth, a Itnnincau bulb U atQMC amausT flrf-
tuna srma. a wxif,
In honor of the Judiciary the second
of the stats receptions was given by
President and Mrs. Taft at the White
House last night. Seldom has so bril
liant and distinguished a company as
sembled at the executive mansion as
that which gathered there yesterday
evening To meet tho members of the
judiciarv were invited the Diplomatic
Corps, Senators and Representatives and
their wives, high officers of the Army
and Nav, and of the executive branch
of the government, and also leaders in
tho residential society of Washington
The White House was decorated with
Iwautlful flowers, brought from the gov
ernment greenhouses and propagating;
gardens. The handsome gowns and jew
els worn by the women attending the
reception added to the brilliance of the
Among tho guests were Mrs. Grover
Cleveland, widow of the former Presi
dent . her daughter. Miss Esther Cleve
land and Mrs nev eland's llance. Prof.
T. J Preston. Though it is a number
of veara since Mrs. Cleveland, as "First
Lady of the Land." received the guests at
President Cleveland s state receptions.
Mrs Clevelanl found herself In the midst
of manv familiar faces, and she as her
usual gracious self Jn her greetings to
her old friends Mm. Cleveland arrived
about 10 o'clock, escorted by
the President's aids, and wis shown im
mediately to the Blue Room With her
came Pror I'reston. Mrs. Henry
Dimock. and Miss Cleveland
The Presld nt and Mrs. Taft. followed
bv the members of the Cabinet and their
wives, and preceded by the President's
aids, tame down the broad While House
stain ase at the appointed hour The
Marine Band plaved the national an
them as the march down tho staircase
b gan The partv crossed the corridor
and entered the Blue Room, where the
receiving lins was formed Immediately.
ine i'rsilent s aids in the party were
"ol Spencer Cosby, U . S. A . MaJ Thorn
as L Ithoads. USA. Lieut. John W
Timmons. I S N : Capt Lewis r Lit
tle. F. R M C , Lieut C K. Rockwell,
I S A . Lieut K. St John Greble. Jr.
I i Lieut Mathlas E. Manly. U S
N Dr Can Gravson. I S N Lieut.
It. verlv r Dunn, U S A. Lieut Henry
I: Claggctt I' S A., Lieut. Ravmond
Itodgers I S N . Lieut Sterling.
F S V.
The President stood at the head of th
receiving line, and the guests were in
troduced to him bv ilaj Rhoads
Next to the President stood Mrs Taft.
Mrs Knox, wife of the Secretary '
state stood next to Mrs. laft sin-e
tnere is no ice-PreIdent and his wife
tc take part in these receptions The
wives of the other Cabinet officers had
their places in line as follows-
Mrs MacVeagh, wife of the Sccretary
of the Tre isurj . Mrs. fatlmson. wife of
the Secretary of War. Mrs. Wickersham,
wife of the Attorney General. Mrs.
Mejer. wife of the Secretarj of th
Navy. Mrs. Fisher, wife of the Secretary
of the Interior, and Mrs. Nagel, wife of
the Secretary of Commerce and I-abor.
The guests of honor, the Judiciary and
their wives, assembled In the Green Room.
Then led by the Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court and Mrs White, nassed
before the President and the recerttng
Ine. The Justice of the Supreme Court
walked first, the Chief Justice and Mrs.
White, Mr Justice Joseph McKenna,
Mr Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and
Mrs Holme'. -Mr. Justice William
K Dav Mr Justice Horace Harmon
I.urtnu and Mrs Lurton, Mr Justice
Charles, Hvans Hughes and Mrs.
Hughe". Mr Justice Willis Van De
vanter Mr Justice Joseph R Lamar and
Mrs. Limar. and Mr. Justice Mahlon Pit
nev and Mrs Pitnej
Then came the Judges of the Court of
I Minis of the I'nlted States. Judge
'"harles Bowen Howry and Mrs Howrr.
Judge Fenton Whltlock Booth. Judge
Samuel stebblns Barnej, and Judge Wes
Next in line were the judges of the
Fnited States Commerce Court Presid
ing Judge Martin A. Knapp and Mrs
Kmpp. Judge William II Hunt and Mrs
Hunt. Judge John U. Carland, and Judge
Jnliai W Mack
The judges of the Fnited States Court
of Customs Appeals follow ed Presiding
Judge Robert M Montgomery and Sirs
Montgomery Judge James F Smith.
Judge Orion 5L Barber. Judge Marlon De
v nes. and Judge George E. Martin
The Justices of the Court of Appeals
or the District of Columbia were next in
lln Chief Justice Seth Shepard and Mrs
Shepard. Mr. Justice Charles H. Robb
and Mrs. Robb, and Mr. Justice Josiah
A Van Orsdel and Mrs. Van Orsdel
Next came the Justices of the Supreme
Court of the District, led by Chief Jus
tice Harry M Clabaugh. The others fol
lowedMr. Justice Job Barnard and Mr.
Barnard. Mr. Justice Thomas II. Ander
son and Mrs Anderson. Mr. Justice
Ashley M. Gould and Mrs. Goutd. Mr.
Justice Daniel Thew Wright and Mrs.
Wright, and Mr Justice Wendell P Staf
ford and Mrs. Stafford
The hundreds of guests invited to meet
the members of the judiciary assembled
as usual in the East Room, and were re
ceived by the President as soon as the
guests of honor had passed.
A handsome collation was served in
the state dining room, and later In the
evening there was general dancing in the
East Room, a section of the Marine
President Taft appeared among the
dancers and with Mrs Pitnev, wife of
Mr. Justice Pitnev, danced twice around
the room. They were much applauded.
Many llandione Gomif..
Many handsome gown were worn by
the women attending the reception. Mrs
Taft wore a most becoming gown of
black chiffon with a bodice of black
velvet and point lace.
Miss Helen Taft wore a handsome cos
Continued on Paire Seven.
Do You Know
That history was made
right at our doors that
Tells of conditions exist
ing hereabouts that are
practically forgotten by
the present generation ?
President - elect Wilson's
History is entertaining,
authentic, and told so
plainly that reference
books arc not needed. It
is in the
i Everx da,;-except Sunday
Secretary of Interior, How
ever, Suggests Elimina
tion of Supper. !
CONCERTS IN DISFAVOR
Great Inconvenience Caused by Dis
rupting: Work of Two Got
ernment Bureaus. '
Use of the Pension Office, with proper
restrictions, for tho Inaugural ball is
recommended by Secretary of the In
terior Fisher In letters to the chairman
of the Senate and House Committee on
Public Buildings and Grounds, submitted
Substantial changes in the character
of tho use to which the building has
been put for other Inaugural ballB must
be made. Secretary Fisher states, and
these Include omission of the ball sup
per, construction of temporary cloak
rooms outside the building, and limita
tion of the ute of tho building- to tho
central court and a few rooms for th"
Presidential party, and curtailment ot
the concert programme two evenings and
two matineex Thesei changes are In lino
with suggestions from memberi of tho
inaugural committee in conference with
the Secretary of tho Interior
Secretary Fisher's statement to the
chairmen of the Senate and House com
mittees is to the effect that present con
dltlons in the Bureau of Pensions and
the Bureau of Indian Affairs mako It
dlfllcult to permit the use of the build
ing as for previous Inaugural balls and
He suggests that Congress should taki
charge of the inauguration celebration
and mako the necessary aproprlatlon
therefor, but also promises his depart
ment will do all it can for the success
of this Inaugural ball.
Interruption Over Protettt.
The giving over of the building to tho
Inaugural ball, entailing several days'
Interruption to business of the Pension
Bureau, "has been done over tho vigor
ous objection of the Commissioner of
Pensions," the secretary's letter states
"Durlns ten or fifteen days the greater
Portion of the emploj es of the Pension
Ofilce have necessarily been excused
from work without reduction of pav.
Thero is necessarily permanent
loss in the general work of the office
Consolidation of the district pension
offices throughout the country into one
office at Washington, so that from 20,Ci.)
to 300.OX) pensioners aro paid at the
Washington offlco eae.t month, and th
accommodation of thp- Indian Office In
tne building, have compelled tho depart
ment to utilize every availablo square
foot of space in the bulldina-. Vot onlc-
all the. rooms, but the courts and cor
ridors tre used A request for author
!t and mono to lease the Bush Builds
Ing for the Bureau of Mines, so th.it th
building now ui-ed by tho Bureau ot
Mines can be used temporarily by th
Indian Oftlce. has been made by the de
partment. it is stated by the Secretarv.
but this reqefct has not been acted upon
It will be necessary to construct tem
porary quarters for storing a largo part
of the files taken from the central court
Ml Store Files.
This the committee Is willing to do
under the supervision of tho depart
ment.' Secretary Fisher savs. "it will
nermlt the retention of a sufficient quan-
or tne active files to enable the im
portant and essential work ofNhese two
bureaus tn proceed without prohibitive
interruption It does not remove, how
ever, the great danger of damage to tho
invaluable files which must be stored
outside of the building, nor does it ob
viate a substantial loss In the efflclcncs
of the two bureaus.
"I most respectfully and earnestly sug
gest, however, that Congress should it
self take charge of the inauguration cel
ebration and make the necessary appro
priation therefor The President of the
United States should be Inaugurated In a
manner fitting the dignity and impor
tance of the occasion It should not be
left to the voluntary action of public
spirited citizens. An appropriation of
;i0O,0CO would Involve far leas loss to
the taxpayers of the nation than Is in
curred directly and Indirectly In the ex
Wing practice. A popular reception to
the President can appropriately be held
in the rotunda of the National Capitol,
and there should be no charge whatever
tor admission to it The execution of
plans of this character could be dele
gated to the present Inaiurural committee
under Congressional direction "
College Men's 1'ralnrr.
Conferences between Robert X Hirtwr.
chairman of the committee on civic or
ganizations. John R. Truesdale. secre
tary of the Woodrow Wilson College
Men's League, of New York, and Wat.
lace McLean a prominent Princeton
alumnus, of Washington, were held cs
terday on the part that college mm'r
to havo In the Inaugural parade Mr
Truesdale said he thought about 5,tt
college men would come here to march
Details of the arrangements for their
PartlcipaUon In the parade, including
those relating to uniforms, have not
The inaugural parade will be in four
divisions. It was announced by Maj Gen.
Leonard Wood, grand marshal.
First division, commanded by Gen. W.
W. Wotherspoon. V. S. A . consisting of
representaUves of the army, navy, and
Marine Corps, Including the corps of
cadets at West Point and the corps of
midshipmen at Annapolis.
Second division, commanded by Gen Al
bert L. Mills. U. S. A., consisting of or
ganized militia and cadets from schools
Third division, consisting of veteran
and patriotic societies and organizations.
Including the Grand Army of the Repub
lic and Spanish War Veterans. The
marshal for this division wtu be a vet
eran Union soldier of the civil war, who
Is not yet selected.
Fourth division. Robert X. Harper,
marshal, consisting of civic organiza
tions, clubs, societies.
The parade will be from the east front
of the Capitol, west along Pennsylvania
Avenue Northwest to Washington Clrela.
Chairman Corcoran Thorn, ot the
finance committee, announced that a to
tal of JS3.17; had been subscribed to the
guaranteo fund. The new subscriptions
are as follows- Thomas Armat. CjO:
Jules Demonet, J300; A. G. Plant & Co..
by Arthur O. Plant. tSO: E. F. Brooks
Company (additional). SljO; P. A. Drtrry.
COO; IL F. Taft. SleOr Eugene S. Cochran.
J100: Joshua Evans, jr. (additional). 3:
J. & FUumery. 3100, and th Wertorn
Vnloa Telegraph Cosipaor. JM0.
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