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WASHINGTON, TUESDAY EVENING, JANTUABY 14, 1013.
Fourteen Pages
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MEMORIAL SITE
IN III D
BY COMMITTEE
House Library Board Approves
Proposed Location of New
Lincoln Monument.
G. A. R. OPPOSITION
REPORTED FALSE
Fine Arts Commission in Accord
With Congressmen Against
Big Boulevard.
The Souse Committee on Library
today ordered a favorable report on
the Senate resolution adopting the
plan of the Lincoln Memorial Asso
ciation and the Fine Arts Commis
sion "for the erection of a memorial
to Lincoln In Potomac Park. This
report is a defeat for the plan to
construct a memorial highway from
"Washington to Gettysburg.
Recommend Park Site.
After reviewing- the opposition to a
memorial In Potomac Park, the House
Committee says:
"The committee has come to the con
clusion that there Is no opposition ex
cept Ufa which may be called the op
position of the special Interests to the
proposed Lincoln Memorial In Potomac
Park, and as the present concurrent
resolution passed the Senate with but
one vote against it, we recommend
that It pass the House."
The report states that the Fine Arts
Commission has unanimously recom
mended the plan decided upon and
that the recommendations of the com
mission ought to be accepted.
G.A-R. Reports Called False.
The House committee reports refers to
various' false statements circulated by
various Interests, npon the subject, and
Among them it mentions the rumor tat
"4he O. A. R. favored the uettysourg
road. It Is slated that the rumors have
ti Invent trated. and that the G. A?
"R. did notr favor Ihe road project, but
Hhat this alleged action was taken when
less than thirty members out of.800 del
egates were present at a meeting of the
G. A. R. held in Rochester more than
a year ago.
Included in the House report is a
telegram -from Alfred B. Beers, ex-commander-ln-chlef
of the G. A. R.
which asserts that the 1912 encamp
ment voted for a memorial on tho
banks of the Potomac
The House report also calls atten
tion that the special commission made
to consider the plan and design of
the Lincoln Memorial, and which
consists of President Taft. Senators
Cullom and ;Wetmore, Speaker Clark,
and Congressmen Cannon and McCall
signed a report which contains- the
following:
. "The commission, after a careful ex
amination -.and discussion of the de
sign presented by Mr. Bacon, have
adopted It unanimously and recommend
that Congress approve the construction
of the memorial upon the selected site
in Potomac Park in accordance with the
plan and design of Mr. Bacon."
Insane From Jealousy,
Kills Wife and Self
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. H. Insanity
as the result of Jealousy, was the ex
planation made today by relatives of
Donald Jadwin of his action last night
in killing his bride of seven months and
himself in the presence of several of
his wife's relatives. Jadwin was the
son of a rich Brooklyn merchant, and
his wife was a prominent society girl
here. , M
Two weeks ago the couple quarreled,
and Jadwin left his home. Mrs. Jad
win went back to the home of her
grandmother, Mrs. John Bauer, while
Jadwin lived at his club.
Last night, while Mrs. Jadwin, her
grandmother, mother, aunt, and brother
were at dinner In the Bauer home, Jad
win entered the dining room, smiling.
He kissed his wife and a rcconcllllation
seemed certain, when Jadwin. without
warning, drew two revolvers and fired
two bullets into his wife's breast. She
fell dead and before anv of the others
could interfere, he fired a bullet Into
bis own brain.
Czarevitch Again III
And Confined to Bed
LONDON. Jan. 14. The Dally Mall's
correspondent In St, Petersburg tele
graphs: "After being present at the Christ
mas festivities of the garrison at tho
pa'ace of Tsarskoe Selo, the Czare
vitch, who was mysteriously 111 In the
autumn, is again confined to his bed.
"The Dowager Empress, who has
been suffering from lumbago, is obliged
to keep to her bed."
WEATHER REPORT.
FORECAST FOR THE lHSTRK
Fair tonight and Wednesday:
perature tonight aoout Z5 dfgr
TEMPERATURE,
U. S. BUREAU. AEFLECK'S.
S a. ni 24," Tin 2
8 a. ro ..26 Jra. in 33
10 a. m..........-..-S10 a. m.. .... ...3j
U a. m jrj 11 a. m 17
12 noon & ; 12 noon 41
1 p. m jf... 34 1 p. m. (in sun) K
2 p. ra... ...... SC j 2 p. m. (In sun) X
jT TIDE TABLES.
Tjjtfi tides, 12:27 a. m. and 12:52 p. m.
450W tides, 6:S2 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
SUN TABLE.
Bun rises .7:2$ 1 Hun bets.
.5:08
Treasury Deluged
With Letters Asking
"Share," $34.72 Per
A New England newspaper' which
published a little Hem Sunday
about there being $34.72 for ev
ery fflan, woman, and child now
tucked away in the Treasury
Departeamt vaults that amount
being the per capita division of
the reserve sum now held here
was responsible for a deluge
of 500 letters received today by
Director of the Hint Roberts.
The writers all asked that Bob.
erts send them their $34.72
forthwith. One man even speci
fied that his amount should be
sent in one dollar bills and pen
ales.
DEFENSE WINS
POINT IN DAY'S
Architect of New York' Library
Supports $2,000,000 Valua
tion on Southern Building.
Owen Bralnard, an architect and
building engineer of New York, gave
testimony decidedly favorable to the
insurance companies under probe
and the Superintendent of Insurance,
when he appeared today before the
subcommittee of the House District
Committee investigating the insur
ance controversy.
Mr. Bralnard put a high valuation
on the Southern building, about
which the Insurance wrangle centers.
'He was called by the defense as an
expert lrthAvbe-wa8 consulting en
gineer during the construction of the
I Senate and House office buildings,
and has built a large number of lm
posing structures, including the pub
lic library in New York
Places Value at $i,ioo,ooo.
He testified that he regarded the
Southern building as worth Jl.100,000,
exclusive of the land upon which It
stands, and he asserted that it made no
difference with him what the contract
price was with the builders.
Estimating the Southern building
proper at M,K,000 and the land at $50
a foot, which the Insurance companies
insist It Is worth, the total value of
thn structure and ground would be
allcbtlv in excess of the $2,000,000 placed
upon It by the Insurance Department
and earned In the statements of the
First National and tJommerciai cum
nan I ph.
If the land Is estimated at $45 a foot
which Is the low figure namea oy sev
eral Wimhlntrton real estate men the
Southern building would come within
$500 of the two million dollar valuation.
Adheres to Estimate.
Congressman Redfleld asked the wit
ness If he knew the New York lnsur
anee deoartment had estimated the
Southern as being worth tS00,000.
"I know nothing about that," said Mr.
Bralnard.
"Would It affect your opinion If ou
were to learn that the contract price
for the building was $651,000?"
"Not at all. I think It Is worth now
Jl.100.000"
"SinDose the building cost $681,000 In
1910, how much more would It be worth
now ?"
"It would cost about $34,000 additional
to build It now."
Mr. Bralnard said If the builders only
received $681,000 for erecting the South
ern building they must have suffered a
serious loss,
Mr. Prouty conducted a long cross-ex
aminaUon to determine the value of the
terra cotta and other component Darts
of the building, but Mr. Bralnard did not
j want to make an estimate piecemeal.
He iald he regarded the cubic foot
cost cf the building as 41 cents, in
lieu of the 25 to 35 cents valuation
on it by some of the witnesses for
the so-caned "prosecution."
Ignored Contract Cost.
"SuDDOSe we are able to show that
the building really' cost $935,000 two
years ago?" ytuggested Attorney
Douglas. "Would that not confirm
your estimate of more than one mil
Hon dollarstfnow?"
Yes. substantially,'' replied the
New Yorlf expert.
Mr. BraJbard several times informed
the conjnittee that he estimated the
cost olfthe Southern building "as I
saw f." and without reference to
contract cost.
HdFtestlfled that Hie 35 cents tier
e foot cost put on the building
DWiir, upscorao, one or tne apprals
te. was "oultc conservative '
Attorneys for the flre Insurance cnm.
anies were evidently pleated with Mr
Bralnerd's testimony, as It substntlbte
estimates which have been out on h
Southern nuiiaing oy tne several WafsV
Ington real estate men jnd banki-rs
who have been called b the "de
fense.
Street Car Hearing
Adjourned for Week
Following a dav devoted to technical
study of rates for commuters between
points on tho Great Falls line and Wash
ington as compared with ratps on other
lnterurban lines, the hearing before
Examiner Edgar Smith, of the inter
state Commerce Commission, w.in ad
journed yesterday until next Monday at
10.30 o'clock a. m.
INSURANCE QUIZ
I
ADA
TO BE A JUDCE
Friends of Ousted Jurist Are
Planning His Future
Pennsylvania.
in
RECALL IS THE ISSUE
i
IN SENATE VOTE
Some Conservatives Feared
Acquittal Would Cause Rapid
Spread of Issue.
The future of Judge, Robert W.
Archbald, of the Court of Commerce,
was much in discussion about the
Senate today.
Judge Archbald, stripped of the er
mine by the action of the Senate yes
terday," and forever disqualified to
hold any office or honor, trust or
profit under the United States, will
at once return to Scranton.
There he has many friends, and it
was asserted In Senate circles today
that they would show their feeling In
the matter of his Impeachment and
conviction by electing him to a State
judgeship at the earliest opportunity.
Recall a Factor.
It Is impossible to know accurately
the motives of the different Senators
who voted on the case. But it is much
talked about the Senate that the wide
spread sentiment the country over for
the recall of the Judiciary was a large
factor.
Many conservative Senators felt that
to aqult Judge Archbald would mean
the -spread of the recallraovement at
NSTATEGOURT
- It!ssJvM &t'Wi&.tirtlT&ttt:ri!&cmvamtt&'auiia&mC&
on the trial of the case, the respond
ent and his counsel dia not bollevo he
would be convicted. But as the end
of the trial came near, they realized
tho strength of the tide of feeling that
had set In In the Senate. Even at
that, they were not prepared for the
overwhe'mlng vote. 63 to 5, by which
Judge Archbald was adjudged guilty
on the first count of the thirteen ar
ticles. Denies His Guilt
Beyond protesting that he had done
no wrong and that the vote of no one
made It otherwise. Judge Archbald had
no comment to make. The comments
of others concerned In the case were
varied.
The sentence pronounced on Judge
Archbald Is the maximum within the
nnwer of the Senate under tne uonsu
tutlon. It was on motion of Senator
nr.nrmin of New York, himself form
erlv a Judge, that the verdict was fixed.
Senator O'Gorraan, after tho Senate
had voted on the thirteen articles and
ho found Judee Archbald guilty on
fiie. offered a resolution providing that
the respondent be removed from oftlce
and "forever disqualified" from holding
any office of honor, trust, or profit under
41.X ITnttAO1 KtntpS-
The doors of the Senate were closed
on motion of Senator Root, Aiierine;
were oDened. Senator Oliver of Penri
sylvanla asked that the resoltulon l.e
ai.aa Thi was done. By viva voce
vote, not one voice dissenting. It was
ordered mat jko"""'" " -
.j rni nfflre. Hv 39 to 3j. It wufc
then ordered that he be disqualified
from again holding a Federal olnce.
Verdict Pronounced.
ir, anion tones, and with Intense
quiet In the Senate. Senator Bacon then
Dronounced the veraici
"The State, therefore, do order and
decree, and it Is hereby adjudged, that
h. reimnndent. Robert W. Archbald
circuit fudge for the United States for
th Third circuit ana aesisnmea to
serve in the Commerce Court, be, and
he 16 hereby removed from office, and
that he be. and is hereby forever dis
qualified to hold and enjoy any office
of nonor, trusi, or jjiwui
Tlnltod States."
Thla Is the first time a Judge has been
fnnvlctd by the Senate. Back in ISOi.
Judge John Pickering wat under
nhnrcM and In ls62 Judge West H
Humphrey, also was under charges, but
the cases were not fought.
Judge Archbald has departed from
Washington.
He left here last night, and today is
In Philadelphia at the home or his son,
Robert W. Archbald. Jr. This evening,
he will return to his home at Scranton.
Asks Stricter Laws.
Following the Impeachment of Judge
Archbald, Senator Pomerene of Ohio,
this afternoon Introduced a joint reso
lution proposing a constitutional
amendment "that Congress many pro
vide for other causes of Impeachment
than those now provided for, and other
methods for the trial of all civil officers.
except the President, vice resident
find fiunreme Court members."
ThR Senator's idea, he said, was to
broaden the constitutional" limitations
upon Impeachment so ns to remove
Htatute all doubt of Congress" right
to Impeach an official who could not be
indicted
"A man mlarht steal a horse." he said
"and btlll be a better judge than an
other man who, although within tlio
law, was constantly guilty of viciously
Improper use or hia position.
A. special "Impeachment court" r.ould
be provided, under the resolution, to
try judges.
Will Soon Be Too Late To Sep the
Panama Canal before the watpr has
ben turned In. Visit It now. Southern '
Railway through New Orleans and Key
West, th route of best service Con-1
suit agents, ?CS 15th St. and 905 V St.
N. W.-Advt,
CITIZENS FIRED
ON BY THIEVES
Virginians Have an Exciting
Time in Battle With Band at
Store Early Today.
BODY OF STUDENTS
JOIN IN THE BATTLE
Thieves Finally Make Escape
. After Whole of Neighborhood
Has Been Aroused.
. Volley after volley of bullets were
rained in upon burglars who made a
desperate stand in Terrltt's grocery
store on King street extended, three
miles west of Alexandria, early to
day. After a pitched battle In which
the frame structure was riddled with
shots, the thieves escaped through a
rear entrance almost before the be
siegers knew what had happened, and
scores of persons near the Episcopal
High School and Theological Semi
nary of Virginia started in pursuit.
The burglars have not yet been
caught.
Neighorhood Aroused.
The burglars were found at 12:30
o'clock and the neighborhood was Im
mediately aroused. Magistrate George
P. Stuart, of Fairfax county, and Con
stable Cleveland were summoned and
with them came twenty or thirty who
bad been awakened. Upon the approach
ui i.ie uu iters ana ciuzcns tne mieve
commenced firing from the windows of
the store. The fire was returned by the
officers and citizens who hadjn thj
AT AH
meantime surrounded the.buUdtag. TMn3TLiHfc;rs'M-t-arm3- officer
tfjfi.ieii
iiciiWcri
by recruits composed of students of fhe
high school and of the theological seni
inary.
Magistrate Stuart telephoned to po
lice headquarters In Alexandria for as
sistance. As the scene of the trouble
was beyond the police limit of Alex
andria the matter was referred to
Mayor Klsher, who decided to go In
person, accompanied by a squad of
officers. Shortly after 2 o'clock Mayor
Fisher with hid brother, tho corporation
attorney, Samuel P. Fisher. Chief o
Police Goods, Sergtant Scott, and Of
ficers Reid, Nicholson. Kern, and Gar
vey, left In an automobile for Terrett s
store. The party was delayed some
what In leaving Alexandria, and did not
reach the scene until three-quarters of
an hour after they had been cahed.
Regular Battle.
In the meantime a regular battle was
In progress at the store between the
burglars and the residents of Fairfax.
Tho prisoners were burricaded In the
building and ail that the crowd could
do wjb to keep ap a contluuuous lain
of bullets In the hope that they might
plerm the walls or doora and strike one
of the men.
A few minutes before the arrival of
the Alexandria officers the situation
became too hot for tne prisoners, auJ
thev made a break for liberty through
a retir entrance, and succeeded in max-
lnu their escuDe. The . Alexandria po
ilciinen lemained on ' the scene for
mor.- than un nour and made a careful
search of all the surrounding terri
tory but weie unable to nnu any truco
of "their whereabouts.
Assembly in Split
On Woman Suffrage
ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. II. Woman
suffrage plans are beginning to hae
their usual stormy way In tho legisla
ture The senate has had to postpone action
on the pending measure until Thursday
because Its bill was not properly draft
ed. The assembly shows signs of being
restless when the subject comes up
Majority Leader Levy declared the
Democrats would keep their promise to
pass A) satisfactory measuro to give
women voting rights, but his associate,
McCuc, of New York, asserted there
was no real demand for this legislation
and Intimated that both parties were
playing politics when they put It in their
platform.
Public Health Board
Holding Examination
Ten candidates for appointment as
assistant surgeons In tho Public
Health Service nre undeiijotng the
entrance examination at tho ierl'-o
building today
There are at present nine vacancies,
with more In prospect, and It is prob
able that all of those who sucueKrfully
pass will be appointed.
Smashed to Pieces
In Machine Accident
MOBILE. Ala. Jan. 14 Caught by a
pulley around which he was attempting
to adjust a belt, II. C Hanson, un em-
P'ye of the Gulf Cltv billing Company.
was whirled around J5i revolutions a
minute until horrliled employes could
stop the machinery Almost every bone
In his body was broken He died early
today. Hansen came here from New
Yalc.
TRUST 'ORACLE'
FLEES PROBE
Former Woman Secretary of
Rogers Gone to Europe, Is
Report of Spies.
FIND TRUNKS WERE
SENT TO HALIFAX
Two Female Employes Held to
Hold Secrets of Standard
Oil Are Missing.
Hounded by two special United
States detectives in the employe of
the Pujo Honey trust committee,
Miss Katherlne I. Harrison, private
secretary for twenty-five years of the
late H. H. Rogers, of the Standard
Oil Company, has escaped from New
York city. She is now in Canada or
Europe.
Her disappearance on December 31
or January 1 has just become, known,
and her whereabouts now are given
as "abroad." She contemplated
stopping at Boston, en route to Mont
real or Toronto and two of her
trunks went to Halifax.
Known as "The Oracle."
Miss Harrison Is a much sought as
was William Rockefeller, and it Is b
Ueved here that she will prove even
more elusive than he -was. Recognised
throughout financial centers as "The
Oracle." Miss Harrison probably knows
more about Standard Oil inside history
than anybody except John D. Jtocke
feller, H-IL Rogers, and John D.
LArchbold. (-.
den&i knowledge of a aubDoesa. for I
M&s Harrison, Jmt admits that there
aro papers out for another secretary.
Miss 'Ann Watson, of the Rogers of
fice. Who accepted a summons last" sum
mer when the committee was sitting
In New York city. 81nce then, in
common with others wanted In the
probe, she had dropped completely out ot
sight.
Never- before In the history ot the
country has an investigating, commit
tee experienced such difficulties In
getting witnesses to testify.
Under Care of Physician.
The case of Miss Harrison was under
taken quietly Curing the tireless search
for William Rockefeller, also wanted as
a witness. At the Harrison home in
Brooklyn, Illness was given as the1 rea
son the special detective, known as
"James B. Ruggs," could not see Miss
Harrison. In tact, she was under the
care of a physician. Dr. DIckert, bu he
denies having seen her for eight
montha. f
Tho shadowing of "The Oracle" as
sumed an air of great mystery. Heav
ily cloaked and veiled figures were seen
at the Harrison home late at njght.
and occasionally a motor called for a
woman believed to be Miss Harrison
and her sister, Sarah. But the rtcret
servlco men, when they atetmpted to
stop these mystic figures met 'rebuff
and hasty retreat.
Tradesmen could not gain entrance to
the house, and their telephone calls
went unheeded.
Escapes In Motor Car.
On the night of December 31, It Is
believed. Miss Harrison slipped out !n
the darkness 'In a motor car which the
detectives have been unable to trace.
In the home of the Harrisons, a
palatial residence In Brooklyn, a serv
ant declared last night that Miss Kath
erlne Harrison had gone abdoad. but
(Continued on Third Page.)
Gen. Miles Is Again
Head of Aero Club
Gen. Nelson A. Miles wlJl lead the des
tinies of the Aero Club of Washington
for another year. Ho was re-elected at
the meeting held last night at the Cos
mos Club. The other officers are:
Vice residents, Willis L. Moore, Her
bert wndswortn, and George O. Totten,,
Jr.; corresponding secretary, . Allerton
Cushman; recording secretary, Albert
F. Zahm; treasurer. Charles J. Bell;
trustees, John Barrett, Alexander Gra
ham Bell, Robert S. Oliver, and Thomas
Nelson Page.
The- date for the annual banquet was
not set. but the event probably will be
held within the next six weeks.
First London Baby
Profits by Measure
LONDON, Jan. H. London is today
discussing with much Interest the
Lloyd-George Insurance act.
The first mother to become entltUd
to the maternity benefit of 16 was Mrs.
Amy Gouldlng. of Paddlngton. whose
babe, a daughter, was born at one min
ute past midnight and was christened
Georglra, as a compliment to the chan
cellor. The Infant will also receive the
silver cup offered by the Dally News to
the first Lordon child to earn the ma
ternity benefit. Similar prUcs arc being
avarded in other places by different
persons.
Another Insurance babv has been
christened Lloyd-George Churchill.
BOARD
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CONGRESSMAN JOBJr.W. WEXKS,
Of Massachusetts;
GREENS HANGING
LIKELUOIEfc
Sentence of Woman's Assailant
Is Expected to Be Passed
v.
on Friday.
Motions for arrest of Judgment In the
case of Nathaniel Green; convicted of
assaulting Mrs. Adelaide E. Grant and
facing the death penalty, probably will
bo argued before Justice Stafford in
Criminal Court No. 1 on Friday.
It Is-almost certain that Justice 'Staf
ford will stand by his ruling in declin
ing to aecept Green's -plea of guilty on
January 2, so 'the case will go' to the
Court ot Appeals. Sentence wilt be
passed Friday and the date of execu
tion -will be probaWy fixed for the lat
ter partof March in order o permit
time for the appeaL - "
United States Attorney'1 Clarence R.
Wilson, who has been, universally com
mended for the expeditious manner in
which Green was tried, will suggest that
there be no "unnecessary delay In the
aDDeal. -
Counsel fpr the defense can prolong
tne appeal until April, dui h is under
stood that there Is no Inclination to do
this. '
Says Grandma Is
Peril to Children
CAMBRIDGE, Jarr. U. "Dear old
grandma" Is the greatest peril to the
proper nourishment of young children.
according to Dr. John Lovett Morse, as
sociate professor of pediatrics at tho
Harvard Medical "School. He also con
tends that most of the derelicts of life
were not taught to obey as children,
that children are naturally honest and
have to be taught to lie. and that the
hardest whipped child Is the least
whipped.
"The greatest obstacle to the proper
feeding of children."' says Dr. Morse,
"Is grandmother. Many a woman who
looked after the diet of her own chil
dren has spoiled the lives of her grand
children. Vx.
"Fathers are the ones who spoil their
youngsters" appetites for simple foods.
They tempt the little ones with too solid
food. like- baked beans and other
abominations."
IN CONGRESS TODAY.
Met ut nuon.
Clapp Committee continues hearings on
theft of Standard Oil letters.
Meeting of Indian AfTa'rs Committee
adopts Townsend resolution for in
vestigation of Crow Indian affairs,
Senator Galllnger Introduces bill Tor
purchase of College Park aviation
field.
Senator Pomerene offers amendment to
Constitution regarding Impeachment
proceedings.
Senator McLean delivers speech on his
bill for bird protection.
HOUSE.
Met at 11 o'clock.
Debate on the postolUce bill resumed.
Insurance probe continued.
Class subcommittee resumed hearings
on currency legislation.
Tariff hearings resumed by Ways and
Means Committee. .
Library Committee approved Fine Arts
Commission plan for Lincoln mem
orial in Potomac Park.
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Congressman Gtts 0. K. of G.
0. P. at Joint Caucus of
Lawmakers in Mass.
BOSTON. Jan. 14 Congressman John
W. Weeks. orNewton! millionaire, with
the old guard Republican stamp of ap
tproval placed on Mm at yesterdays
Joint legislative caucus, this afternoon
was elected United States Senatorfito
succeed Wlnthrop' Murray Crane.
Weeks beat out Congressman Samuel
W. McCall for the nomination on the
thirty-first ballot In the most flercelr
fought caucus held by Republicans 'In
many years. A two-thirds rule made
9 votes necessary . for choice." Weeks
received 31 on the 'thirtieth valloU Im
mediately he received 97 on the thirty
first ballot, the nomination was unani
mous. While the Republicans were balloting
the Democrats in stormy session, noml-,
nated Sherman L. Whipple, after Mayor
Fitzgerald, of Boston, who. had aspired
to the honor, had been charged with
veuig me issue oy wnicn Massachusetts
aiecied a .uepuoiican legislature In a
year when the Democrats got almost
meijiaing in toe suite ana nation.
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Girls Are Arrested
For Stealing Clothes
NEW YORK. Jan. 14. Charged with
stealing a pair of silk bloomers, a silk
waist and five pairs of silk stockings,
valued In all at less than CO. three well
dressed Philadelphia girls were held for
examination by Magistrate Barlow- to
day on the complaint of a department
store detective.
The girls refused to give thtlr street
addresses In Philadelphia and gave their
names as Jennie Smith, nineteen; -Annie
Fisher, twenty, and Sldonla Harrison,
twenty. Their manner Indicated that
they-belong In homes of wealth and re
finement. All three wore tailored suits
of expensive material and handsome
sets of furs, and had plenty of money In
their mesh bags. .
They were utterly confvsed wben
called upon to answer the charge and
said in one breath that thev thought
they "may have" taken the goods "by
mistake" and in the next that It was
"Impossible" that they could have "done
such a thing."
Girl Nemesis Drives
Prof. Peck Bankrupt
NEW TORK. Jan. H, Declaring -
himself unable to pay the $50,000 dam-
ages for breach of promise to marry
and J100.000 damages for libel, obtain-
ed on Judgments two years ago by
Esther Qulnn. a former stenographer.
Harry Tnruston peck, formerly pro-
fessor of Latin at Columbia Unl -
verslty. today filed a petition in vol-
jioi.yuu.oo miu assets oniy nis con-
tracts tor royalties on publications.
I'ecK acnievea immortal fame as &
writer of mushy love letters when
Miss Qutnn brought suit for breach
of promise in 1910 . ,
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to Fight foe iMrtfcr
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wietow, calllB fela a awe, JtetortZ
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Koomto'Stevea at ate . feme, la Ta-"
koaa faravtefejr Mtmcha vrfayi
clean sC tae"B4aylac.--
0tevaM?ira kOea alter he
hot Mn. Sterea
Tfcotaat ylea wlH be wk-(MBM. u
WKh a tallet iroaad la aer aMeaMa.
Mrs. gferwii aa forfattea all' Imt -treaaka
la aer aaxktr te tee tbaC
TaoaM, wMs aae refltrac as aar
defeader ana" her caeaytoa la, a
atoattat ot Jeep peril.7ato60 not af
ter for the aaoetlas'et her aaafcea.
Asks for Tfcomas.
She -Is in GaraeM lIorltaL aa4
asks frequently about tie" weffasi'
Thomas, wbo is a prieeaer at tbeTeasa
street statJs. held without baatsr Use
action of; tte-Cereaer'a-Jury:" . ',
". Th-.luUa-wUI k haM.at th TtfaT
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rm.jROTe- tworreW sasrataav. - -
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TlBBII I '.MlllJ.J-tM U m w j
tna.beftjfe.he-awwirthe that ktMft
tae latter.-! l,that:Be witta
exonerated of 'aU'Mawe kjr.tfce Cot
erVjury;. His fttu. w!l be' self-fne
and other witnesses corroborate hat
tateaaeata. Thomas declare ae, at
merely a friend of Mrav. Stevens, trim
he says fa old enough to be hie anther.
Hal Tkixteea Ceatsv
TsJcpb to the Tenth precinct ataUsa
and searched. Thomas, was feaad te
have exactly 13 cents la his pocket, t
'Thirteen seems to be unlucky .fee
you," remarked oae ot the poMceiea. -,
ere it la the thirteenth day oC MS aaa .
jroa bar Just 13 cents." 1
"Give me a cent." repHea Taos, ana,
as the policeman handed, hha a cenmr
he looked at it a mesaeat. and tfeea .
hurled it across -the station heaae. "Aay
one who doesn't believe la the- thirtee
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oooaoo uoewi t nov wm aea oujusss ? . i
about." he added. ."
"I am "buying this revolver te yreteet
my life," Thomas Is said to hare- Te ;
marked to a friend when he purohimd
the weapon, "and be will hare ta sheet ..
first before I use it He won't, hew
ever, shoot me but once."
Lived There a Year. r
, Thomas has boarded with the Steves
family In TakomaT Park for one year,
and declares that relations between Was-.
self and the Stevens family were
friendly until last week; when Staveaa
accused him of breaking' up his home
by coming between himself and h
wife. Stevens is said to have threat-,
ened to kill him at the time, aad
Thomas bought the revolver. He atea
fearing thai Stevens might attempt ta
kill him as "he slept; had a bolt put oa.
his door. c -
Stevens had been employed In tbe
Seventh Day Adventist building as a
night watchman until Saturday night,
when he w-as discharged. He went ta
.Baltimore Sunday and came back yes
terday morning telling his ,son. Iro7
Stevens, that he had obtained employ
ment n n. rarap'nter' In Baltimore. Ye54
terday afterncon he "was In the cells $
packing "his tools together wheal f I
Thomas returned from. 'work. '
With ' Mrs. Stevens.
As was his custom, Thomas walks
Into the kitchen and chatted for a wfcl!f
with Mrs. Stevens and Miss Ivy Co.
man. her neice. who lives with her
Stevens came up from the cellar asd
seeing Thomas, accused him of having
spied upon his actions and with alien
ating his wife's affections. Thomas
denied the charge without turning- his
head.
Stevens drew a revolver from his
pocket and when Thomas looked around
he gazed Into the barrel ot the gua.
Before he could defend himself Stevens
flred. the bullet striking Thomas Just
below the right eye In the cheek, tear-
' 5 a Jagged gash ana Knocking aim.
! from. his seat -
. Stevens then turned to his wife, who
I "& fled tato o Pntr and flred one
" which struck her in the aide.
"When he turned again to Thomas the
ounger man had drawn a revolver-and,
. flred three shots la quick succession,
all of which took effect In Stevens' head
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Thomas with utter .coolness, with Mies
Coleman's assistance-. first removed
Stevens' body from across the body o?
his -wife, where he had faHeav
and then telephoned. first for
Dr. O. N. Helnecke to treat Mrs. Ste
vens. and then to the police, telllrr
them what he had done and saying that
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