HieBJaWngf att ttmt
Yesterday's Circulation, 5o,27i
WASHINGTON, SUNDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 18, 1012
PRICE ONE CENT.
12 IN AN EARLY
Firemen Brave Death in
Rescuing 27 Persons in
PROPERTY VALUED AT
Burglar Alarm Causes Discovery
of Conflagration and Adds to
Mystery of Cause.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 18.
Twelve firemen were scalded by
Bteam and cut by glass hurled in
their faces by the explosion of a
heatjng boiler; twenty-seven persons
were taken from a burning building
by firemen, fifty more were driven
from their apartments and property
valued at $55,000 was destroyed this
morning by fire in the four-story
building at 800 and 802 Nicollet ave
nue. The fire increased In volume by
the boiler explosion, burned up
through the four floors, made a third
alarm necessary and for a time
threatened the entire upper Nicollet
avenue shopping district.
Cause in Doubt.
The hie alarm went In as a burglir
i.lai'n ruin the Jewelry stores cf A. K.
Pie gel, MJJ Nl 'olloc avenue. Whether
tho explosion of the boilci or an at
ttnipt to iol the jewelry stoic and lire
the building to cover the tiaeKs of tli'j
loliliers by flamer. was the cause ol the
In f is not known.
Kus-lili g Into the lasomint, the lire
men nUempled tc leaeh the bean of
the lire As they enteied the door ttvio
wa.- a 1 1 1 . i a t , tin boiler-head bulled front
Hi be.. ling plant agaliMt the wall,
i itterlng glass In buscm.-'Ut. Mid fhst
fiooi v. Ir.dows.
Ihcv who at ence enveloped in seald-ne-
Mi a m and who tetrlbly s-caldi J
.u out tin- fa"o and hands.
Sum nihei lliemen who i lisbeil .mo
the Mo. ( .-. on the bint floor Willi hose
In is weie -lit ov Hying glass bulled
b th"' l plosloll
While the fle men fought foi their i
1 .) In the Kleainrfllleil b.iHement.
vintv-flvc cithern rushed into the hotel.
on th. M'eond, third, and fourth floors I
to H.seue the occupants. who were'
Ulemlller litlrwllv in ttif. Ii.ilts :iml rnnniM I
of the Mul.sed Hotel
Estimate of Loss.
I. Mutinied Loss: C. Davits, sta
tioner. $.ii,fH.H); A. i; Paegel. jewelry,
$15 0i"i J K .Savlers, pianos, Jj.iWO,
Nni thvveslern Conservatory of Music,
V '"Nl (If tt en studios, massage parlors,
anil the Hteger Piano Company, Sj.OOO;
Malsed Hotel, fMl.'jai)
.sivcial stores in another buildinK in
' i liar of the hotel weie damaged,
lurv were those cf C Whltcomb, mll
lliifr, C V and M A Uor.sett, con
f. i tioner.v , .1. I! Fianlco. mu.sle dealer
The Phillips millinery .store at SOS Xlcol
U t avenue was also damaged.
ice Floes Wreck
I I nil. Mm Ml. Del, I'eli Is One huii-
l nl 'ret ot the noitli plei at the Cov
nii in lighthouse station on the Lleln-
ar- ilvii, ibovo Kdgemoor, was swept
uveas last night when Immense Hoes of
ue pat mm down the iivei.
huge number of buovs that weio
ii tl e plei In addition to a small licht-
hni-f fog bell and other pmpeit, wemj
I lu-l .No-one was injmecl The light
I oub' ti ndrr Zizanla, vvbh b is usually
miioiiil at the plei, Ih now in Phllu
li lphia Had --he been at the pier shu
would have been suiik. The iee emtio
l"Vi tin- i Ivc i in banks eighteen feet
in In ifiht It 'Wept along with teiiillo
lore c behind it.
Railroads Store Coal,
1'iri'KlirHGII, Pa. Peli IS -Hull-roads
thtougltoiit tin Pittsbuigh dis
tiiii aie accumulating iinnu use stoles
.f i nal. in anticipation of a strike by
I. mine woikiis on Apiil I
Tl" HesseiiM i and liKc Kile has
A' . ai loads .'-fled at Kicnus and will
stoic ,Vm llli'ie The Ni w Yolk Central
Mils aie .ihi-innulatiiig coal and wilt
i nt allow 'limbics to be coaled fi olll
t. lav pile.
Extreme Cold Weather
Hard on Wild Game
roWNSK.VD, in I. Peli IS -It IS
krioun that thi (Mleine cold weathei of
Mi- w lutei bus plajcd huvoe wtb wild
, ine throughout this pall ol the Slate,
i in iiibhitH and puitridges having pel
in d on no mint of being unable to get
i l.i inuskr.it, ton, has HUfTcied gieat
.' iiumbci hav ni'. died of stiuvatlon
ai count of tin decks and mat "-hca
' nt Irozen oi f"i weeks
1 WEATHER REPORT. 1
me sr I'oi: tiik histii"i.
ilc inini-iii .iud Moii'lac nioderale
i .uuu light variable winds
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Coroner to Probe Death
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Fell. 18. To
tiny on complaint of Mrs. Ash
cnbncli, widow of L'dvuinl Ash
enhncli, n li.. K'linll plajer, mid
recently niaiiiiper of tlio njrn
cusp, N. Y., luisiluill club, who
died at Long) lew Hospital l'rl
(In), flint her liiiNlinntl Iind been
iihtisod in the asjiuin mid hIio
believed died of Injuries indict
ed on lilm there, Coroner Coo
ordered a post mortem of the
body of AHUcnbncli mid stnrtcd
Mrs. Ashenbach clnimcd her litis
linnd has a deep wound on the
buck of Ills head and that se
eral of Ills teeth were recently
missing. Former Corouer Cam
eron, who performed the iiu
topsj, elnlnis the injury on dp.
cede n ts' iiead was an old one,
and that his Investigation
showed Ashcnhnch had died of
There Is not a word of truth in
tho report of mistreatment, was
the declaration of one of tho
heads of the hospital todnj.
FROI IEXM NO
Property Left at Mercy of
Bandits Uncle Sam
Warning has gone out to all Ameri
cans in tho disrupted dlstilct of Mex
ico to leave the country. No protec
tion Is offered them by tho American
Government, and no safety can be
guarunleed them by the government of
Ah a result of this warning thousands
of foreljjnWrftflEC Heclm- for their lives
Many of tfiem are making their way to
tho Texan line, w Idle others are head
ed toward tho Gulf coast.
Two trainloads of Americans
reached the border within a.s
da.vs. One party of refugees.
posed entirely of women and childten
was held up and robbed by bandits near
Torrcon. Other Amei leans tell of
hardships upon leaching the Interna
These foreigners are compelled to
abandon their interests in Mexico when
Ihcv leave. 1'roporty valued at millions
of dollars is left without even a guard
by the foreigners
Vet most of the lefugees who have
leached safety on the Ameilean side of
the line llihlst that thev aie glad to
escape from the republic with their
lives. Thev declaie that no ordei, no
authoilty. and no icspeet for the rights
of foielgneis exists III manv of the
.Mexican states. The lebels have abso
lute control of the situation, and aie
tenoilzlng foielgneis and natives alike.
The State Department is greatly con
cerned today over the hundie'ds of
Americans now In those Mexican states
which aie cut off fiom the leuialudei ol
the country. They an- unable to icach
sale ground on account of the vviecklng
ol the bridges on the v.uloiih lallioads
by bandits and lebels.
This is true, log.uilless of the state
ment of President Madeio to the elTei t
thai theie was no revolution at all in
.Mexico, and that only in i emote districts
weie theie "dlsturbniu c s ' that caused
the admlniMiatlnn an concern at all.
This statement Is not taken seriously In
official ciicles heie or elsewheie.
Lid Is on Tight in
PITTSBPRGH, Pa.. Peb Is -Pittsbuigh
police today i lamped the lid down
tight in ic-ponse to peiemptoiv oideis
fiom the city council, ami It Is Impos
sible to purchase anj thing thiouglimit
the elty. flgau htoies, small groceiles
111 the congested sections, and soda
louutains all aie closed tight. All the
big clubs have been untitled thev must
I not seive lhiuor to their members.
"Order son," piohlhltlng all liquors and
music In the segregated dlstilct. Is i 1k
Idly enfoiced, ai.d J'ittsbtugli nevei baa
nail as close an observance of the lime
'laws as aie In foice todav. The coun
i cllmanle oidci wan Issued aflci Puhli.
tafel Diirctoi .Moiln and Pnllce Snpei
! inleiident Mi tiuade had been glwn ,i
giilling c xaniinatlou bv the nun cotin
I i linn n
Two Firemen in Ohio Village in
Critical Condition as Re
sult of Blaze.
'I'H.KUt), ! eh
lbi iiipM'ii, and I.
village ol Kent, a
IS -To- lia
I iiv Hoi ! in
f.ilei'o .lbill "l VI
d" .' tio' . d o.v In
tllH moniin I
llieireii had nam w esc i s lii.ui de
llai iv l.ouyiov ami l.onaid ( i.ltnn
lug com nd with gaso'.ene win i a ba
e loded, liolb Hi-Oil ig J rt 111 the ic
inviied with III men tleuige St irk .
Itvion Testel aim we ' bill lid 111
b brls when ih si olid 'loin of
Pi. i TlioiiuiH.il lilm k mlapsi d
Wile l ( ll d b.tdlc lilll'lleil nod .11.
,, m i i.iiis . hhIiIiiiii .life li.e h
III V 1" . Ill In luce ll "II III' i .1 i-e
tin I la..' . '. I.c lo'sd la ".alUildUd
Roosevelt Discloses His
Political Views at Colum
LATER WILL REVEAL
VIEWS ON CANDIDACY
Colonel's Friends Seek to Wrest
New York, Illinois, and
Ohio From Taft.
By JUDSON C WELLIVER.
The present week will open tho
real contest for the Republican nom
ination for President. On Wednes
day, former President Roosevelt will
address the Ohio constitutional con
vention at Columbus, laying down a
declaration or his political views
which will be accepted by his friends
as the platform on which he will bo
a candidate for the nomination.
Later, in this week's issue of the
Outlook, will appear a statement of
Colonel Roosevelt's position with ref
erence (o (ho nomination for Presi
dent, which it is confidently slated by
his intimates will place him square
ly and unequivocally in the race.
Plans Of Campaign.
Prcliminaiv to these foimal mntleis
which will initiate the campaign, the
.-upporteis of Mr. Roosevelt have been
getting readv to stait organized work.
anl theie will he an Instrintaneous
plunge Into the midst of strenuous cam
It Is unilei stood that especial atten
tion will be given at the verv miivei in
the three big critical Plates of New
York, Ohio and Illinois. The Kooe- I
veil mnnageis believe that If they inn!
dcmonstiati ailv tbel" ah lit. i., '. '
taut lie u.ajorn . m delegate In eaeli
of these mates, they will so break down I
the Taft campaign In the Nonli, that
It will ci limbic lo pieces, and a land- '
slide lo ItooseM'lt will be the result. I
In all these .States, the situation Is
highly lavoiahle lo ftoosevelt. Illinois,
especinll which a few weeks ago was
i ouslileied In nrei.iilous lumlltn.n u
developing a lioo.sevelt situation that i
gives gieat witlsractlon Onlc fom ni
the loin tern Illinois Ilrpuhlli an fun
gi essnien have declaicd thcniM-lves foi
Senatoi ('ullnm. the oilier ten aie n,,n
(Olllinlltal ot oppnseil C'lillom Is the
candidate of the Taft-I.oi Iniei .(annnn
McKlnle.c Pedei.il mac bine foi the Sen
:ite Ills fortunes aie tied up with
those of, I.orlmer and Taft: the tlnee
aie i mining togethei. and It is diffi
cult to judge at this lime w hieli Is
hurting most Taft or I.orlmei
Taft People Panicky.
The Taft people aie panlckv oci the
cp.isiiie of their tie-up witli the ('mi-non-1-orlmer
elcnient. both in Illinois
and In the nation, and owi the deal
with the old Pannon-Aldi ich forces In
Pongte.ss, i, which the whole Taft
management has been placed in con
trol of the old i dictionary group.
Progicsslves hsue been slnitled at
Ihe openness with w lib li this deal was
acknowledged, and thev aie getting ie
tuins from their i onstitiieni les that
leave no iiiKcilnlntv that the lounliy
How the thing Is hinting Is inill
i ab d bv 1 1 po'ts fiom Illinois Tin
States Kr-piihln .in pilmaiy will be
held piil 'i. The l.oiimer forces li
Congnss have in-en inekivliig all vvin
tei to make sine that tin Senate'. -vote
mi Ihe l.i.ilmei case would nut
lake place till aftei this prini.nv Pie
tets for delav oelng so eiisi made,
that much has been ncromplisbed It
was necesisai., nolh to llie Cullom
campaign, and lo the operation of the
Hint this delaj should be secuied: and
It has been. Their will be ,io new vole
In the I.orimc i case till after the
Delay Not Helping.
Put this dela is not helping; so much
as had been hoped. 'ullnm. Inst jenr
voted foi l.niimci, and that m the 111 si
ami mot-t filniiH gioimd of opposition
to him. That h "ill do the same thing
this vein Ih well known The I.orlmei'
inwil has pla'ed srileiidld politics In
Toiling Ihe Taft people to come In and
dial with them and give n oiinic:
lieutenant complete coiiliol of the Taft
t.impaln but the populai inaction Inn
been so seilous that ll Is doubtful
whetliii the two elements will be abb
to work topetbei, while on the othci
hand the bcttc element in Illinois
'speclallc Is inablo longei to doulu
that unhos the Slllte.s makes, offectlve
i emit al the April primai. i, ll will ho
bile lied in the chariot wheelb of th"
l.oi liuei-Tnli combination
llcspeiale effoi i Is making, among tho
oigaiilzatlmi mauageis, lo lostci a split
bilwien the llooscvelt and the l.a l-'ol-liite
piogiessives This went so fai as
the outgiving and wide ciiculnxlon of a
stoiv thai the Taft-Mi Klnlev oigunl
atlon hid piovldi'd uionev to keep the
l.a Folk lie I c adiiiai tei s in thin city
opi n 1 1 biov'iht a lautlh and viiy
t.pei tin iknial lioui Seiialoi l.u Kol
h tie s seiiclaiv, John .1 lltiuiiau, who
li elm ml i bat aside fiom n f.w small
oiitrlbulloii.s Hie l.a Kolletle fund had
b en pi milled be i 'miM i ssman William
Kenl, nf ('iillfni nia , Cbiules II. Ciane,
of ('uli'igo Ciffoid and vinos Plncliot,
i 1 1 i.c in Klinii, ol Pittsbuigh, and Al
fn d S. llakei
Tlnie u is ii'liuiatioii thai action for
hbi 1 iniulH In -1 n id against pen Ie
CM.i'll -IMl' fill ' III III CIKill ol tin sill
rebuilt Mi Klnlev linxii' IHB in pull, the
La i'ulkttt moveuKuU
Friends of Ainsworth Say
He Will Not Lend Himself
to Aid House Democrats.
AN INQUIRY MIGHT
DISCREDIT THE ARMY
Committee Will Question Retired
Adjutant General About De
By JOHN SNURE.
While House Democrats tiro
threatening to make a sweeping in
vestigation of tho War Department,
friends of General Ainsworth in the
Senate arc seeking to prevent any
Inquiry into the row between Gen
oral Ainsworth and the general staff
which led to the ousting of the nd
jutant general and then to his volun
It is considered settled there will
be no Senate Inquiry. Moreover, it
has developed that when General
Ainsworth asked that ho be allowed
to retire and President Taft con
son ted, at tho same time letting tho
charges ngainst the general drop, it
was with the understanding that the
long-standing row would be quieted
down for the good of the service.
Ainsworth for Peace.
1'nder the ciicuinstnnces it Ih much
doubted by Senators In touch with the
whole situation whether General Ains
worth Is going to help stir up a big
light in the War Department that can
not but be hurtful to the Government.
Senator Warren of Wvomlng. long
li.-ilrm 'f I'n S. e , iVmnilHee t.'j
Milll.it ' ffiiii. a Mend of Oeneral
Alnsuoith, Is the man who brought
about the adjustment of the tiouhlc
between Ocncr.il Ainsworth and the
Administration so far as the charges
of insuhoidluatlon are concerned
Senator Wanen thinks no good put -poe
will he served li, attempts lo dlh
eiedlt the urmv and the War Dep.iit
meiil bv an Investigation. When asked
wliethei he expected a Senate investiga
tion ol the Alnswortll-Wood low. he
said he did not.
ll Is learned that so fai as the ret ords
ol the Wai I epai t nent go. theie Is
not a wmd on papei that savs anvthing
about a eourt'inai tlal In the ease of
General Aluswoi th. Thai one would
have been held, is well known Hut his
lecoid will stand without ntiv refeience
to It In the lles. This Is a souice of
satlsfai lion lo Heneinl Ainsworth's
friends In ("ongiesi-
Ainsworth Still Amenable.
At the same lime Mi. I'lesident has
in no sense Inst his nuthorlt.v as coni-iriiiiidei-ln-chief
over Henri a 1 Alnswoith
because be Is letired. It Is pointed
out that if Heneial Aiuswoith should
now devote himself to Mil ring up
liouble In the aimy he would be
amenable to discipline i v measiuos.
in view oi ine lint Ucneial Ains
worth's status Is now as good as it tun
pnsslbl,' In, with his lecoril as an nlTl-
i it iien. iiiHiiv ot ins rrlends think bo
will ti v to smooth over trouble laihei
than create It
llnwevei, all this does not ulTct t tho
f.H t that manv nf the Hou.se Dtinocints
aie bent on piohing the affairs of the
Wai Iiepaitment Noi onl.v Will Hen
eial Aiuswoith be befoie'the House
Committee on ICMiendltutes in the War
Uepurtmriit tomoriow, wheie he lias
been called to testlfv In the M i ior Hav
scandal, but he will be asked about
other ai ni) m.Uteis It is cpei ted the
committee will seek to get statements
fiom General Ainswiith that will be
uct in the basis foi an Investigation of
the War Depni Inipnt
Congiis.snian Watkms of Louisiana,
has Intioduced a le'-olullon i ailing on
the Secietnry of War to pioduie all
papeis In connection with the trouble
between General Ainsworth and Secre
tin Stimson. This lesolutlon will be
ordcicd lepoited bv the House Commit
tee on Mllitaiv Affabs tomoiiow and
the papeis and documents will then be
turned over to Ihe Milltai.v Affairs Com
mittee Whither Ihe committee will
then ask foi aiithoiilv to Investigate
tlie Double is said, bv Cbaliman llai, to
be In doubt.
May Revive Old Trouble.
It is generallv eMiecled that what
ever lnv estlgnling Is done in the House
will be done by the House Committee
on Kxpenditures In the War Depart
ment If the iuv estlgallon becomes as
sweeping as imw expected It will leach
to manv matters It inav go back to
the dnj s of Gen Leonard Wood In
It will include the administration of
tho Philippines and Porto Hlco bv the
Bureau of Jnsular Affairs, uml this will
draw In Gen Claience Kdw arils, chief
of the bureau Innsmuth as the War
Department has Jurisdiction ov or river
and harbor impi ov ements, It mn.v get
Into these matters
To Death in Fire
I Tlll.UPO, Ohio, Feb. IS Michael Cat.
I ik , tirtv cam old, beltei known us
"illg Mike" being sl feet, live Inches
lull, was found sin dhered lo death In
hiF home nt ratawaba Island today
when the building was dlsccneied on
(lie The I in nit mo and heilillng of hi
loom In whii h he was Iceplng weie
Pla .a Theater, ecu licensed pii'lurcg,
Kuiprcia Thiiilei nee independent plc
t om's Drop in unci ' LuoKumuvcr."
Young Soldier Again in Public Eye
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1 -WsMmrm && vjmm
PRIVATE FRANK BLOOM.
OF LIEUT. BLOOM
Officers Silent as to Story
of Proposed Court
Martial. Willi the ol ili era .it p'oi i 11 A ftu.s
hi'il, ictlcent leganllng the reported light
between l.lcut. Flunk Hloom and a iion
i otniiilppinnri ofllcor, and ihe ofllciafs of
the Wai liepaitmont client on the inat
tei. the famllv of the .voting man at
I'oit M.vei It! aniou.-lv awaiting the de.
Those In chnige of the Womiiig gai
ilwm. .icioiiling to dlsi.iti hei fiom
c'hejenne toda.v , will nelthei deny nor
afllrm the repoit that a court-martial
ba.- already ben ordered and that Itloom
Is held piiMOnei in his eiuaiterH, await
ing trial on a i hargH of conduit un
becoming an of tii cm.
One dispatch fiom the Wonnng citv
Oiiotex Hloo mas (It UMlig the altcica
tlon, and adds: "Lieutenant Hloom sajs:
'All I want In the sumv is to be let
alone. I have had enough notoriety. ' '
It was reported that Lieutenant Hloom
thought n non-commlssloned officer had
not saluted hlni with pioH-r reppect.
and that he line! engaged In an alteica-
tion with tho .subordinate, which Icil to
ii nlivsleiil I'ln.sh llloom is the v oung
Hebievv son of the post tailor al Fort J
Mvei, Va . lo whose i oninilsMoning Hi
the armv objection was made, and who
was appointed a second lieutenant by
1'iesldent Taft. despite opposltoln to
htm because of his iai Ial and social an
tecedents. PionilMnt llelilevvs 'i'ie aie ini llivd
to wait for moi" details if ihe lepoited
e b ii ge against Ueutcnan Hloom b"fni"
thev will oxpiess I .1 piiblii it'"'" ai'.v
i ommeiii on the siti'utlnn.
l:i bin br.ini Simon, who Willi Sinion
Wi-H once went t'.e Pieyiden' in
Hloom'i- I chalf. said no voull snv oi
do nothing until ue had fon.-ulted with
Julius I I'Oi-er. of the law Hi in of
I i.u r. Peyser & Tavlor, an id that he
"felt Inclined to wait until more Is
known about the matter It is certainly
most unfortunate whatever the facts
In the case may be "
Mr Peyser is grand vice president of
the H'Nal H'rlth, and be Intimated that,
as head of this organization in the Dis
trict, some Knowledge of the facts In
the case Is likely to como hi foi e him
In an official way.
A Llsncr. pioprletor of the Palais
Roval, remarked that "it Is, a most In
teresting development, but it Is too
eailv to comment upon the ch.uge"
Bloom's Attempt to
Get a Commission
Caused a Big Stir
l.lMilenant Bloom Is the mh.iu, ma i
whose iittouipts to get a otniiiimi o'
aroused a big stii in annv cuclen
eight months ago and whose cause w i
championed bv Piesiilent Tall, lollow
Ing publlcntiop of an adverse icpoit
to the Wai I C'pat tnicnl Iv t'olonel
Huuurd, of 1'iiit Mvei. this icport le
lleetiiif, upon Jlloom as a member ol
the Jewish fnllh.
Since the time Piesiilent Taft c en
suied Colonel (Jaiianl, little has been
neaid of l.leiilemiut Hloom, who Is the
son of the post lalloi at 1'ort Mver, Ni.w
c amluatioUH weie oide'ed bv the I'iosJ,
deiit. and Hloom taking thise passed.
He was given a i onimisslon. assigned
to die Fuuilli I'Meld Aitillei.v al Furl
l C. lUissell and In Hie inutilie ot
tegular duties al this distant point dis
appeared fiom public notice until word
came this morning that he wuh to be
iciiiii-maitialeil for having i ugegeil Jn
llhliculfs wllh li piUule who It Is al
leges!, illoom line lulled to i-uluti' blm
Word of Milium belui. plnod undei
ofllcus unoai .ni'l iiinllneni' in to his
iL'ontiuucU oil Secouil Putt )
RESIDENT OE CITY
Mrs. Elizabeth Moore, Near!
Century Mark, Member
of Distinguished Family.
-Mis. ISliznbeth .Mooie, widow of Geoige
Moon-, a member of one of the etty'u
wealthiest families, died at her home,
.till Se olid slieet norlbvvest. this main
ing aftei a long Illness, at an age said
to have been near the century maik.
Her eact age is not known. Mis.
.Mooie alwa.vs having refused to give it.
Old age was the cause of death. Mis.
Mooie was a member of one of the old
est Mai land and Dlstilct families. Jlcr
maiden name was Miss Fllzabeth
Skaggs At the age of twenty-three
she was man ted to George Mooie, who
was a son of James Moore, the largest
leal estate holder In Washington during
the eailj 'M's. Mi. Mooie died about
twentj veais ago. Since that time M.'s.
Mooie has icslded in a quaint old lesl
deni e in Second stieet noithwest.
Besides a son, John Mooie, two
daughters-in-law. Mi. Geoige Moore
and Mis. Lawrence, all of this city.
Mis Moon- Is suivived bv another son
and daughtci, who live In Philadelphia.
Kang Yu Wai Leads
New Chinese Rebellion
TIF.NTSIX, Feb. It. The situation In
Mam-huila Is becoming more acute, ow
ing lo the fact that Kaug Yu Wai, the
IMiS, terminer, has Joined forces with
("hao llsuu in opposition to tho new
("hao llsun refuses to vacate his o(
fu e as v icetov and the Hungutzes have
lesigned en masse and aie openlj de-
rlng the auliioiiiv of unn Shi Km,
and will endeavoi to oust him.
Passy's Niece Leaps
From Effiel Tower
PAKIS. Feb. !. Mathilda Paulian. a
niece of Fiedeile Passy, winner ot th.?
fiiul Nobel peace prize, committed r'tl
cide vest.'ilav by jumping fiom the
Eft lei 'Power
Shi' hid become i'l f.om oveiwork,
biought on bv niii.-lng her uncle
BLUE Li INQUIRY
Police Investigation May Lead to
Repeal of Famous
HAI.TI.MOBK, Feb. IK -li,., ,,i,se the
li I ii ud Jiliv asked the polii p of tbc tltv
hi disiovei to what extent the old bl.ie
laws nl Ihls citv were being enforced
iind l'i icport the names ot all vlolatois
the whole connminltv u i ouslileiablv
vv'iougbt up todav. Some small stoics
rlosed, hut foi the most part, how eve',
things went on as usual.
If ll is found that the s'iuliin'iil (,l
the tltv Is In fnviu of th,. olil-fusliiiiiieil
H uni la. v an effc 1 1 uuilouhteiHv will be
made In tnfoiri tin l.iw If on the
i lliir hand M is dei bird th it the laws
a i in, ii lb allv ih. nl litti'l-- th. (iiiiei.il
V'-riiilih imw in Mission ii .V nun pulls,
will be- ujktu to repeal Hit- whole ucilvu.
HELB FOR DEATH
Police Believe Laundry Mur
der Solved by Rearrest of
Butler and Wilson.
SEEN BY WOMAN
NEAR THE SCENE
Information Withheld From Police
by Colored Witness Who Feared
Arrest on Robbery Charge.
With the identification toduy of two
colored men, alleged to have boeu
seen entering the laundry just be
fore Sam HIng, the proprietor, was
beaten to death and robbed last
Tuesday night, the police believe
that thoy have cleared up the Chineso
The two suspects are "Curly" But
ler, of 3142 Chester court northwest,
and William Wilson, of 2508 Fif
teenth street northwest. They wera
I arrested the day following the mur
der, with a number of other sus
pects, but were subsequently re
leased, as there was no evidence at
the time to implicate them in tho
case In any way.
Police Find Informant.
The men were arrested the Hist time
on Information given bj a colored
woman, who gave a Mentions name and
address The police were unable to lo
cate her until early this morning, when
Central Office Detectlv t Grant learned
that she Is Delia Schools, living at 310
H street southwest Later the detec
tives arrested Vlrgle Jackson, of 33i
Maryland avenue southwest, the girl
who was with the .School." jnian the
night of the murder.
According lo tho detectives, both
women Identified Butler and Wilson aa
the men they saw hanging .uound In
ftont of the laundry, 3110 Fourteenth
street, about 10 o'clock Tuesday night.
Both told Iho detectives, they assert,
that they were positive that Butler was
the man who had a package In Ills
hand that looked like a hammer wrap
ped In paper when he went Into tho
Heard Man Make Threats.
The women told the police that when
they passed the two men one of fiein,
which one thc did not know, said
' Well get htm now, the '
Then they went Into the laundr. Tho
women said that thev had no Idea thut
the rcmaik might have been made
about the Chinaman, but supposed It
had refeience to some one with vvlioin
the colored men had had liouble, and
that they were seeking levenge The
next inclining they "ead of the muider
in the papeis
It developed todav that the motivo
which had piompted the Schools wo
man to keep In hiding aftei volunteet
ing certain Information to the polico
the dny nftoi the murder, was the fact
that a warrant dunging hci with rob
bery had been sworn out by a colored
man named dam Williams, who ai -discs
her of taking IS lrom him.
The vvumnn told the police that she
did not give her right name because she
l did not want ar.v notoriety In connec-
'tion with the case, but the detectives be-
llleve thnt she had learned in some vvny
that Williams bad sworn out a wanam
for her aieist
1 The Jackson woman said she had not
come to the front and told the police
what she knew because she bad heart
i hat some of Bullet's friends had thieat-
eiied to kl'i nnvono who gave anv cvl-
, deuce against him following his anest,
Suspects Are Rearrested.
As soon .s the Schools and Jackson
women had been tnkeu In custody this
morning, the detectives decided that
1 their stories Justified leariesting Butler
and Wilson. Wilson is verv light col
oied and could easily pass foi a white
Policeman Sweenc.v, of the Eighth
pteiinct, found Butler at his home and
placed hlni undei airest, while the polico
of No 10 precinct lounded up llson.
In spite ot tin- lac i that tie women,
aceoidlng lo the police, weie positive In
their identification ot the pnsoncis, tin!
two men tmphatlcallv denied that they
weie anv w here neai the laumlrv Tues
il.iv night Thev admit that thev wem
together but ai-sei t that the wmiun are
mistaken In their Identification
Tho.v were tiucstioned at length at tho
I e lei tlvo Bui eau. and latei linked up
for "Investigation Tin two women
aie held as witnesses, whlli it N prob
able that the Schools unman will also
In ehaiged with mbbeiv
Colored Voters Make
Threat to Desert Taft
Tuft polilii uiiis in ,T-hinlon nro
i oncei ned ovci the attlmdi of tho
Southern coloied pcoph w lm ailed
upon the Piesiilent jesleidav, and later
i poll Conglessman McKlnlcv at the
bead of the Taft campaign, with Dm
tl'icat that the.v would send Puosevelt
delegations lo Chicago ll tin Taft or
ii ..illous ill tin ll St u I cm do nut liO
After the collfciciiie with M Me.
Klnlev It was announced Ui.u an i ffurt
would In made to effect a i ompi mnlse
between the wai ring eleiiu nls .imoni;
Hie Southern Itepublli aus Nn' plan of
ail iiitmenl. hovvevei. was iuopo-.fl
Thin movement means a bolting elele
.it'mi finiii i i i tli allv evei v Sunibirii
1 . i cblicnii ' ini' ciuiiili. II h 4i i'.'I un
less some ndiustmint ol tin iliflt i ticca
can be Hindi These IkiIIci- wn.ild go
to tin i nil v cut mn pli-paicil In I.ik' their
'..its if II happi'icd thai tin Ibi..volt
drlt .l.lti s win -Iinnu dloabh In ,o
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