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WILL BE H0N0BED
'His Eminence Will Receive
Citizens", Following Solemn
Cardinal's Day will be observed in the
Catholic churches of "Washington to
morrow, -when Cardinal Gibbons will
hold a reception in Carroll Hall follow
ing the solemn high mass in St. Pat
rick's Church. The Rev. George Dough
erty,, vlco rector of the Catholic Univer
sity will be celebrant, and the Rev.
William Martin, of St. Patrick's Cath
edral, New York, will deliver the ser
mon. At 11 o'clock the procession of clergy.
choir boys, and acolyteswill leave the
door of the rectory on Tenth street and
march -to the front entrance of the
church. Immediately after the mass
the procession will march to New Car
roll Hall, where the cardinal will re
ceive the citizens of Washington. The
- Rt. Rev. W. T. Russell will entertain
a. .number of Prominent Washington
people at dinner Sunday night in honor
or tne cardinal.
The Rev. Randolph McKlm, rector of
tne Church, of-thfr Epiphany in this city,
"who has been president of the house
of deputies of the general convention of
the Episcopal Church of America for
nine years, has announced his intention
of retiring from that office in the next
general convention in order that he may
iena nis am in opposing tne move to
change the name of the church.
Bishop Lewis ta.Preach.
Dr. McKlm. is strongly opposed to
changing the name of the church to
the .American Catholic Church and be
lieves that he will be of more service
on the floor of the convention than be
could -.be in the presiding chair. In
spite of the strength that he will lend
the low church party, which Is opposed
to the change, many of the members
of that party fear the change In name
will be accomplished. .
Bishop Lewis, of Fooohow, China, will
deliver; ai sermon In Foundry Methodist
Eplscpal Church tomorrow evening on
the present day conditions In the new
republic Bishop Lewis has lived in
Foochow for four years, having done
missionary work there and he is well
qualified to speak on the subject.
The second or tne series 01 sermons
to be delivered on the texts found above
the entrance to the Union Depot will
be given by Pastor Russell, of the
London and Brooklyn Tabernacles and
the Washington Temple congregation,
tomorrow afternoon at three o'clock in
the New Masonic Temple. The text is,
"The Desert Shall Rejoice and Blossom
as the Rose."
Will Go To Brooklyn.
Pastor Russell will deliver the last
oX the series next Sunday afternoon,
after which he will leave for Brooklyn
for a month. In taking charge of tne
Washington Temple Congregation he
"announced that he would give oniy
'one Sunday a month to the Washington
flock, and would give the rest of his
time to the Brooklyn and London con
'gregatlons. . ""
t The Congregation of Washington
Helghta- Presbyterian Church -held
reception last night to the recently In
stalled pastor. Dr. John Carpenter Pal
mer. Dr. and Mrs. Palmer were intro
duced to the members of the congrega
tion by W. H. .Moran. an officer of the
congregation. The church was effec
'tlvely decorated with ferns, palms, and
roseB. and an orchestra olayed through
out the evening. An incident of the re
ception was the presentation to Mrs.
Palmer of a bouquet of roses by the
Women's Aid Society.
"Dean William Allen Wilbur, of the
College or Arts and Sciences of George
Washington University, will deliver a.
sermon tomorrow afternoon before the
Young Men's Christian Association on
"The Relation of Science to Religion."
The sermon will be delivered at the
regular Sunday afternoon meeting, and
li open to the public. Edward H. Hal
bach, jr., a twelve-year-old soprano,
will sing several selections. A fellow
ship tea will follow the sermon.
"A Man and His Religion."
"Man. In Modern Affairs" will be
the subject of a sermon to be delivered
tomorrow morning In the Second Bap
tist Church by the Rev. Hlnson Vernon
Howlett. The sermon is one of a series
-under the general title "A Man And His
Religion." At the evening service Dr.
Howlett will preach on the subject, "A
The Right Rev. Seymour Nathaniel
Thomas, bishop of Wyoming, will oc
cupy the pulpit in the Church of the
Epiphany tomorrow morning. The sub
ject of the sermon will be "Christianity
Tested bv the Teachings of Christ."
"The Real Aristocracy' will be the
subject of a lecture by the Rex-. W. R
Wedderepoon.. pastor of the Foundry
Church, at Hamllne Methodist Episcopal
Church next Friday evening. The lec
ture will be given under the auspices
of the Epworth League. The sermon
at the Hamllne Church tomorrow -will
be given bv the Rev. Joseph M. M.
Gray on "The Discernment of Life.
In the evening the subject will be,
"Our Spiritual Bar Sinister."
Wealthy Realty Man
Escapes Jail Sentence
Charles F. Hyde, of Pierre, S. D., a
millionaire real estate operator who ran
foul of the land laws and was convicted
of fraud, received a reprieve of his Jail
sentence yesterday afternoon. President
Taft signing the petition which has been
on file in the Department of Justice for
several days. Hyde was sentenced to
spend fifteen months in Jail and pay a
flee of J.5,000. He did not object to the
fae. His attorneys insisted that there
was a lack of evidence. As a result of
the attitude taken by the prosecuting at
torney, W. E. Wagner, when Hyde
made his application for pardon and the
Department of Justice began Its consid
eration, the President accepted the
resignation of that official last week.
Reported to Police
Frank Dougherty, 5321 Eleventh street
northwest, reported to the police of the
First precinct today that he was held
up last Thursday night In front of the
Public Library, by three white men,
who knocked him down and attempted
to" rob him. They were frightened off
by his cries, he said. Dougherty said
the hold-up occurred about 11 o'clock
p. m., and that there were a number
of persons on the streets at the time,
but none of them came to his aid when
he was attacked by the three men. He
said he had not had time to report the
matter until today.
CIsssk sad bodies e hale
Promotes a lczczisat erowfli.
Herer Tails to Kettero Crrajj
frsrenU hair taXUat.
6-v. .nj tw t Dnureirtj,
Is the Lucky Number of President
President-elect Woodrow Wilson, who welcomed the begin
ning of the year 1913 as a lucky year, today again showed that
luck was still with him as he sped across Ohio and Indiana on a
There were thirteen in the party at breakfast.
Started on trip on Friday and will return to Tren
ton on Monday the thirteenth.
Here are some other Instances where the numeral
"13" has figured In the President-elect's career:
Letters in his name.
Years at Princeton when chosen president of Uni
versity. President of Princeton University.
Is the total of the numerals 1912, the year of his
January is the date for the meeting or the Electoral
Letters in the name of Mrs. Wilson Eleanor
Letters in the name of his daughter Jessie W.
Letters In the name of his daughter Eleanor
Children born on election day named for him.
"Thirteen is my lucky number," the President-elect said. "It is
curious how the figure 13 has followed me throush life, and it has
never brought bad fortune."
LEASED WIRES FOR
Interstate Commission Order
Probe of Telegraph and
A general Investigation concerning
contract!? for private telegraph and
telephone wires, and of the allegations
that private and leased wires are used
for personal messages by others than
the contracting parties, was ordered by
the Interstate Commerce Commission
This Investigation, contemplating as
It does the issuance of orders from
the Interstate Commerce Commission
forbidding free personal use, or use at
lower than the published tariff rates,
of these leased or contract telephone
and telegraph wires, may stop the prac
tice in every neighborhood of using an
other's private telephone wire.
The order issued today will prob
ably be far reaching In its affect. For
some time the Interstate Commerce
Commission has contemplated an In
vestigation of the wire companies, and
pany. is regarded as an opening wedge. I
May Affect Private Phones.
The Inquiry has not been restricted In
any way, but the order regarding It has
been made sufficiently broad to permit
the commission to go into the matter
of private or home telephone contracts,
if It so wishes. Whether or not any
ruling forbidding the free use of wires
by others than the lessees, will be made
sufficiently broad to cover telephones In
private residences that may be used
from time to time by neighbors is. not
known, but such a thing Is easily pos
Bible under the order of Inquiry made.
The Western Union Telegraph Conr
pany, which controls the Bell Telephone
system, has used practically every
means at command io discourage the
practice of the use of private telephone
and telegraph wires by others than the
Basis Of Complaint.
Recently complaint: was made to' the
commission that under terms of private
wire contracts of the Western Union
use Is made of its public wires at less
than the published tariff rates, and that
persons other than the parties to the
contracts frequently use these wires for
the transmission of private messages.
It was upon this complaint that the
Intertate Commerce Commission Insti
tuted the Investigation ordered today.
The commission will, on its own mo
tion, go into the matter of "rates, rules,
and regulations therefor, and the prac
tices thereunder, with a view to the is
suance of such order or orders as may
The American Telegraph and Tele
phone Company, the Western Union
Telegraph Company, and the Ponfa.1
Telegraph Company are made respon-
aenis to me proceeding, which will bo
eet for hearing at a future date.
The complaint Is aimed principally at
the big users of leased telephone and
telegraph wires operating Interstate or
between the big cities.
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DAMAGED BY FIRE
Woodstock Fall Prey
BALTIMORE, Jan. TL Woodstock
College was damaged and some of the
outbuildings destroyed by a J5.000 fire at
the Jesuit Institution last night.
Theologians and philosophers In black
cassocks fumed firemen Immediately
after the Are was discovered In the
workmen's house, and it was due to the
valiant efforts of priests and scholastics
that the main buildings did not fall a
prey to the flames.
Part of the wing occupied by-the phil
osophers caught fire,, doing damage'
amounting to a few hundred dollars.
Soon afterward. crowda,of countlans ar1
rlved on the scene In carriages and au
tomobiles and these aided in fighting
It was shortly before 1 o'clock when
students had retired for the night that
cries of Are aroused them. In the burn
ing building were twenty-five colored
employes of the Institution, and some
of these had narrow escapes. While
some had little difficulty in reaching
safety others were taken from the burn
ing building on ladders.
When the students had partly donned
their clothing and reached the- building,
which is 100 yards or more away from
the main buildings, the Rev. Joseph
Hanselman and other priests were al
ready there and gave orders to batter
down the walls to prevent a sperad of
On Floor of House
Congressman Langley of Kentucky
was stricken with vertigo on the floor
of the House yesterday, shortly after
he concluded speaking on the private
pension bill then before the body. Con
gressman Foster of Illinois, a physician,
attended him, and he was taken to his
home, where his condition was reported
to be greatly Improved today.
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1344 to 1356 S. C. Ave. S. E.
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Leaders Had Planned to Get
Him Into Senatorial
CHICAGO, Jan. 11. Complete seclu
sion from the public had been provided
for President-elect Woodrow Wilson
here this evening. He Is to attend tho
banquet of the Commercial Club to
night and make an address upon the
business situation of the country.
Efforts were to be made to get Mr.
Wilson to interfere in the legislative
deadlock at Springfield, but it was said
in advance that he would refuse to do
Governor Wilson was to be met by
a reception committee of Commercial
Club members on his arrival here. Ho
was then to be taken directly to the
home of David B. Jones to spend the
time until the banquet. Prior to the
banquet he was to hold an Informal re
ception for the club's committee at the
After the banquet the President-elect
will return to the Jones residence to
spend the night. Tomorrow morning
he will call at the home of Clyde 11.
Carr. Dresldent of the Commercial Club.
and then leave for New Jersey at 13:40
If the political leaders succeed in
seeing Wilson they plan to put the
Illinois legislative situation up to him.
Including the prospects for electing two
Democratic United States Senators from
Illinois. They were to ask him to
bring peace among the warring factions
of the party.
An interesting situation will he pre
sented at the dinner where Governor
Wilson will sit between Governor De
neen and Governor-elect Dunne. The
custom of the Commercial Club bars
politics at Its dinners.
STRUGGLE IN SENATE
Republicans Reject Plan of Demo
crats to Select List to
Indications point to a struggle be
tween Senate Republicans and Demo
crats next week on the question of con
Democratic Senate leaders have nro-
Posed a Joint committee of Democrats
and Republicans to so over the list of
Taft appointments and select those to
be confirmed and those to be held up.
une- itepuDiican leaaers have rejected
It. and insist tho nominations shall
come up In the usual way.
The Democrats will caucus on the
matter to determine what action shall
TWO MORMRE DEAD
IN STEAMER HORROR
Investigation of Fatal River Ex
plosion Begun by Federal
MOBILE, Ala.. Jan. 11. Death today
claimed Gross Scraggs, a prominent
West Bend planter, and Philip Nichols.
rlverman. brlnelne the list of fatalities
In the explosion on the river steamer
James A. staples xnursaay, up to
eighteen. It Is feared that several of
the fourteen injured now here In tho
Marine Hospital may not recover.
An Investigation of the accident was
begun here today by Federal steam
Second Engineer Green Vernullle
sticks to his statement that the steamer
was dynamited before her three boilers
Clara Butt and Kenneiley Rumford.
Tomorrow night, 8:15. National Theater.
20 ft. Alleys
FIREMEN PROTEST .
OLD TRUCK .HOUSE
Alexandria Company Scores City Council for Failure to
Provide Sanitary Quarters for Volunteer Com
panyMasons Visit Taft.
WASHINGTON TIMES BUREAU.
ALEXANDRIA. VA., JAN. llj
The members of city council were
scored at a meeting of the Relief hook
and ladder company, the oldest volun
teer fire company in the city, last night,
for their failure to pay attention to the
request or tne trucK company for a
new building. The sanitary conditions
of tho present building are said to be
In a very bad state, the firemen being
required to sleep directly over a stable
with only thin partitions between them
and tlje horses. Entrance to tho club
rooms Is through a narrow space be
tween the truck and stalls, and up a
narrow flight of stairs.
For several years past the company
has endeavored to nave the conditions
remedied, but have been unable to se
cure relief from the city. More than
ten years ago the city purchased a lot
adjoining the present building on the
east on which to build a new truck
house, but nothing further haa been
Officers of the truck company were
elected as follows: John H. Trimyer,
president: Frank C. Splnks, first vice
president: J. Edward Shinn, second vice !
president: J. Edward Howard, secre
tary; E. Hteuart smith, treasurer: R. M.
Latham, captain; E. C. Wlldt, first
lieutenant: Jonn H. Webster, second
A delegation of officers of Alexandrla
Washintgon Lodge of Masons, consist
ing of S. W. Pitts, worshipful master:
Charles B. Swan, senior warden;
Charles E. Tenneson, Junior' warden.
OF FORMER HOME
Mrs. Cleveland and Mrs.
Harrison Will Not Meet
Mrs. Grover Cleveland, widow of
President Cleveland, and Mrs. Benja
min Harrison, widow of Presldent'Har
rlson, went sightseeing today, but they
wilt not meet until tonight at the White
House dinner. Both women went driv
ing in the forenoon to visit spots that
were dear to them in the old. days.'
."jjhojr meeting tonight will be historical,
for it is the first occasion at which two
Presidents' widows have dined with the
'First Lady of the Land."
Mrs. Cleveland arose early today, de
spite the , strain her gay social life the
last two days has Imposed, and, in
company wtlh her fiance. Prof. Preston,
took a pln around the city.
Events 'In Mrs. Cleveland's honor to
day are a luncheon by Mrs. Hugh Wal
lace, daughter of President Cleveland's
appointee, the late Chief Justice Fuller,
and a tea by Mrs. Robert McCormlck.
Tonight In company of Mr. and Mrs.
John Hays Hammond, Prof. Preston,
Miss Esther Cleveland. Mrs. Daniel La
mont. widow of one of President Cleve
land's Cabinet officers, Mrs. Cleveland
will attend the White House dinner as
guest of President and Mrs. Taft. Mrs.
Harrison, who has not seen Mrs. Cleve
land since last summer, will meet her
In the White House this evening.
Mrs. Harrieon's visit, in contrast to
Mrs. Cleveland's. Is quiet, except for the
White House dinner engagement. Mrs.
J. F. Parker will give a luncheon and
an at home this afternoon in honor
of her sister. Mrs. Harrison. A number
of old friends of the late President's
wife have been Invited.
SEEING THE SiGh
Once There Were 16
NOW THERE IS 1
A Magnificent Home
at Moderate Price
TERMS EASY AS RENT
251 Tennessee Avenue N.E.
Convenient to All Car Lines
This home, the last of an original
group of 16. located near beautiful
Lincoln Park, represents one of the
most wonderful values In modern
6 rooms and bath, parquetry
floors, hardwood trimmings through
out. The fixtures, mantelpieces,
etc., are unusually artistic; beauti
ful wall paper.
Superb art glass dome and largo
cabinet mantle with china cup
board and drawers In dining room.
Roomy kitchen with the side over
gas range: big pantry with outside
closet. A roomy porch and large,
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and Charles H. Gallagher, district dep
uty grand master of the grand lodge of
Virginia, left today for Washington to
invite President Taft to be a guest at
the annual banquet of the lodge to be
given on Washington's birthday. Presi
dent Taft has been a guest of the lodge
at the annual banquet for the past
two years. The lodge is in receipt of a
letter from Gov. Woodrow Wilson re
gretting his inability to be present at
The annual .meeting of the Bar Asso
ciation of the Sixteenth Judicial Dis
trict of Virginia was held today at the
office of Col. Francis 1. Smith, when
the annual election of officers took
Place. The feature of the meeting was
a paper on "The Ideal Judge," read by
Judge C. E. Nicol. president of the as
sociation. At the conclusion of the
meeting the annual banquet was held
at the Hotel Rammel.
A. Randolph Howard, former cashier
Of thA (Tnntwtv. flnrAnn nnA rtarntt
National Bank.of Fredericksburg, Va.,
ana m. unden wheatiey. mailing clerk
in the Alexandria postoiffce, sentenced
to serve five and two years, respective
ly. In the Atlanta penitentiary, have
been taken to that Institution by Dep
uty United States Marshals. West, ot
Norfolk, and Robey, of Alexandria.
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Floyd L. EUmore and Miss Mary'
Ethel Rodgcrs, daughter of William
Rodgers, were -married last night at 7
o'clock. In the parsonage of the Metho
dist Trinity Church by the Rev. C. A.
Strausburg, pastor of the church.
-s-The suit ofE. Ix Stnclalr vs. Fairfax
and Company was resumed today in thc
circuit court and will be concluded some
time during the day.
The corporation court' will commence
its January sessions Monday morning
and as the circuit court is still in ses
sion, the latter -will meet in the room
of the United. States District Court in
the post office- building.
Troop No. 30. Boy Scouts, of Hood
River. Ore., who are coming to Wash
ington to- take part in the Inaugural
parade will -be the' guests of Troop No.
1. it Alexandria
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light cellar: stationary wash tubs,
and convenient outside entry ways.
The rear yard runs back to a 15
foot alley, with paved walks the
entire length; ample closet space.
Front bedroom has full length mir
ror door. Bath room has mahogany
finished woodwork and nickel fit
tings. The floor and side walls are
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northwest, get off at Columbia road, and walk three squares east: or any
Ninth street car going northwest, get off at Columbia road and walk one
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