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THE WASHINGTON TDIES. THURSDAY, JANTJAK,Y 16, 1913.-
OFFICIALS SAY HE'S
A L AR AND SLAYER
Counsel for Former President of
.Venezuela Declare He Is
Victim of Asphalt Trust.
MAN TO BE TRIED
Time Is Set for Hearing of Case of Official of Institution in
Alexandria Opera Is Staged By Organization of
Amateur Singers in Virginia Town.
NEW YORK. Jan. 16. Asserting that
his examination had proved him to be
R liar and that he had admitted the un
lawful killing of Gen. Antonio Paredes.
and was a person of moral turpitude,
the board "of special inquiry at Ellis
Inland ordered yesterday that Gen.
Cipriano Castro, former President of
Venezuela, be sent back to Europe.
Tqe decision was reached after Castro
had been again quizzed for an 'hour and
When taken back to his quarters,
Castro took oft his frock coat, his yel
low gloves and his high hat and wrote
SB. his diary. He nas too argry for con
versatlon, it-wag said.
Hia counsel, George Gordon Battle,
Stated that the case will be carried up
to the United States Supreme Court.
He called Castro's treatment 'extra
ordinary" and "un-American." and said
he had heard that Castro was the -victim
of asphalt interests and also was
being held up to gratify the privte spite
of some State Department official at
According to a statement issued by
the board of special Inquiry, Castro de
nied knowing Louis Varela, who sent
.him, It was said, messages concerning
She capture and death of Gen. Paredes.
Gen. Rafael Rejes, former president i
ot Colombia, got into port last nignt
irom .Europe on tne tvaiser wuneim 11.
General Rejes had been Colombian
minister to France for ten years when.
n 1901. he returned to his native coun
try and put down a rebellion. When
Panama revolted from Colombia in
1903 General Reyes wanted to fight
Uncle Sam. but vas made to sit down
and be quiet. In 1904 he was elected
president or Colombia. In 1909 he be
'caine "worn out," so he resigned and
went to Europe for his health. He is
-coming to the United States to try. he
-says, to set the old Panama-Colombian
secession affair referred to the Hague
Tribunal. He and Castro were long at
Gen. Jose Zelaya, former president of
Nicaragua, was expected on the Kaiser
WUhelm H. He Is supposed to be on
,the way here from Europe.
Is Castro's Friend.
In 1310 he was suspected of plotting to
return to Nicaragua and seize the presi
dency. In September, 1912, It was re
ported that Zelaja and Castro were In
a Plot with former President Porflrio
DIas of Mexico to restore Diaz to pow cr.
About the same time the United States
Planned to Imade Nicaragua because
mining concessions given by Zelaya to
Americans had been revoked. Zelaya
Las been in exile In Belgium.
A. dispatch last night from Washing
ton quoted Secretary Of Commerce and
tJjabor Nagel as saying that the deporta
tion of Edward F. Myllus would depend
(n wbethefhls libeling of King George
of England was seditious or criminal.
Leave for Mail Clerks.
A bill has been introduced In the
Senate by Senator Knute Nelson Tiro
.vldtng for an annual leave not to ex
ceed fifteen days with pay for the 20,000
railway mall clerks.
WASHINGTON TIMES BUREAU.
ALEXANDRIA. VA JAN. 1$.
Announcement was made today by
Samuel G. Brent, commonwealth attbr
r.ey, that Lewis Hooff, former secretary
and general manager of the defunct
Mercantile-Railway Building and Loan
Association, would be tried again during
the April term of the corporation court
on one of the Indictments found against
him for obtaining money from the Vir
ginia Safe Deposit and Trust Company
b means of paid up certificates of stock
which the commonwealth claims were
fraudulently issued. Mr. Brent would
not state upon which indictment Mr.
Hooff would be tried.
After a sensational day's trial which
was marked by the appearance asawlU
r.css of C. Jones Rixey, former presi
dent and cashier of the Virginia Safe
Deposit and Trust Company and now an
inmate of the Western Asylum for the
Insane at Staunton, a Jury last night
announced their Inability to agree In the
case of Mr. Hooff, who was charged
with the larceny of $700 from the trust
company. The Jury was, therefore, dis
missed and returned to their homes In
Tredcricksburg. It was afterwards as
certained that the Jury stood seven for
nsqulttal and five for conviction.
Mr. Hooff renewed his bond In the
sum of $10,000 for his appearance at the
April term of the court, his. wife and
sister becoming his sureties.
Ona of the most successful amateur
performances ever given in Alexandria
took plnce last night at the opera hous
when the opera "Mikado" was present
ed by a local musical organization
"Sharps and Flats" before a large au
dience. Tlie opera was staged under the
direction of Mrs. M. W. O'Brien and
was given for the benefit of the Con
federate Monument at Arlington Ceme
tery. It will be repeated tonight.
The following decrees were today en
tered In the corporation "court: C. J.
VHet v s. the City Council of Alexandria
tnr 110.000 damages as the result of a
j fall on King street, overruling motion
to aismiss ine acuuu. .mry a. u. vo.
Bridget Dunn and others, requiring de
fendants to file their answer In one
week's time; Marv A. Cox vs. Annie
Corbett. requiring defendant to file ans
wer in a week. A deed was entered
from Bettle Lee and others transferring
to George S. Finch, house and lot at
the corner of Royal and Oronoco streets.
Judge Scott In the circuit court of
Richmond has entered an order In
structing A. "W. Harmon, state treas
urer to sell the bonds of the city of
Alexandria, amounting to $12,509. which
were deposited wtlh him by the Vir
ginia Safe Deposit and Trust Corpora
tion to guarantee their surety bonds.
On Peru Situation
The House Foreign Affairs Commit
tee wants to know why the State De
partment hasn't yet made public the
report of Consul Stuart Fuller, of
Iquitos. Peru, on his Investigation of
atrocities to natives in the Putumayo
rubber district. Congressman Kindred
of New York, told the committee -today
that the report of the British In
vestigator, who made the trip through
the "South American Congo" with
Fuller, has already been made the
basis of preparations In London for a
probe of British companies working In
the Putumayo. The committee is con
sidering a second demand on the
State Department for the report. Con
sul Fuller's Investigation. It Is under
stood, does not fully confirm- the
stories of murder, "rapine, and cruelty
to natives. '
Building Trade Board
To Install Officers
Members of the Building Trades Coun
cil cf the District will Install newly
elected officers at a meeting tonight In
Plasterers' Hall. Officers of the coun
cil elected last wek are as follows:
James Kelly, president; John Mitch
ell, first vice pYcsIdent; Xeroy
Thompson, second lice president: II.
D. DIgney. secretary: W. F. Rabbltt.
financial secretary, and treasurer: B.
S. Brennan, sergeant-at-arms: w. F.
Gllmore. S. N. Clemants, and Harry
Buie, trustees; Thomas Dolan. J. E.
Brown, and W. C Brunger, members of
the credentials committee. William F.
Gllmore Is chairman of the board of
Wilson and Goethals
Will Discuss Canal
TRENTON, Jan; 16. President-elect
Wilson has announced that he has In
vited Col. George W. Goethals, chief en
gineer of the Panama Canal,Mo confer
with him here tomorrow. The governor
said ho would try to obtain as much
Information as possible about the canal
question from! Mr. Goethals.
Mrs. Higbee Hurt.'
Falling while getting off a Bright
wood car last evening at George avenue
and Park road, Mrs. H. A. Higbee,
sixty years old, of 643 Park road north
west, was bruised about the hands and
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Slrolin creates an appetite and Improves
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f you want to become the resident owner of either of the two homes we offer one at Colum
bia Heights, and the other at 14th and Perry streets N. W. on terms as easy as your present
payments of rent.
All Sold But
Of the 1 1 2 Homes at
Price $2,750 $150 Cash
TO INSPECT Take any 11th street
car KOlng northwest, get off at Colum
bia road and walk one square east; or
any I4th street car going northwest, get
oft at Columbia road, and walk three
squares east: or any Ninth street car
going northwest, get off at Columbia
road and walk one square west.
All Sold But
Of the Fine Residences at
14th and Perry Sis. N.W.
(The last of a part of an operation represent'
ing over 350 homes built and sold.)
Terms $300 Cash
TO INSPECT Take any 14th street
car Rolng northwest. Get oft at 14th
and Perry streets, and you are right
at the properties.
Before this announcement goes to press the number of either these two homes still FOR
SALE may be in all probabilitrill be even less than five in one operation and four in the
other- Two such values at the price will very likely never be equaled in Washington again
for real estate like this in a section of the city like this is CONSTANTLY INCREASING IN
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look for Our Green and White Sign
. WILSON SEES
AT BEING GOVERNOR
"Interesting to See Wheels Go
Round," She Says, After
Hour in Executive Office.
TRENTON. N. J., Jan. 16.-Governor
Wilson had an interested spectator in
his private office today to watch him
perform his duties as chief executive of
New Jersey. The visitor was Mrs. "Wil
son. She came to Trenton with her
husband early this morning primarily
to attend the reception given In her
honor'by the Colonial Dames of Now
Jersey, -of which she is a member. Hav
ing an hour to wait, she put In the time
watching Governor Wilson work, listen
ing to his dictation to a stenographer
and his conference with State officers.
"It Is Interesting to see the wheels go
round," said .Mrs. Wilson.
Miss Salome Tarr the, expert girl
stenographer who quit Governor Wil
son" personal headquarters here a few
days ago because of a row with Charles
Swem, another youthful stenographer,
returned today at the urgent request of
Joseph P. Tumulty, the governor's sec
retary. Governor Wilson happened to
be In Tumulty's office when she en
tered. "I'm. so glad to see you are back."
he said to Miss Tarr, with a smile,
as he shook hands heartily.,''
Governor Wilson had engagements to
meet Senator-elect Broussard. of Louisi
ana, and Congressman Henry, of Texas,
chairman of the House Rules Commit
tee, this afternoon.
Oyster Feast for Women.
An oyster feast for women at Elks'
headquarters, is the latest stunt, ar
rangements having been made there
for by members of Washington Lodge,
B. P. O. E.. at a. meeting last night.
The feast will be held In January and
committees are now being appointed to
provide entertainment fitting the occasion.
MAY SETTLE HERE
Widow of Former President
Highly Pleased By Atten
tions Shown Her.
Greatly pleased with her visit and the
hospitality of Washington society. Mrs.
Grover Cleveland, widow of president
Cleveland, .left the city today for her
home in Princeton, N. J. There is a
possibility that after her marriage to
Prof. Preston, the famous archcologlst,
she will make her home here.
Mrs. Cleveland's stay here was mark
ed by the most brilliant round of social
events ever given for a woman. Wash
ington society outdid Itself In honoring
the distinguished guest, and she was
highly pleased by the cordiality of the
recepUon. Miss Esther Cleveland, her
daughter, is staying with Mr. and Mrs.
John Hays Hammond for a few days
more, and then will be the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Rockwood Hoar.
The date for Mrs. Cleveland's mar
riage to prof. Preston has not been set,
but it is said that it will not take place
until summer, after the professor has
completed hIs-work on an important
Prof. Preston has returned home, and
he. too. was charmed at the hospitable
treatment of Washington society, it Is
said that the professor shares Mrs.
Cleveland's views In favor of making
their residence here, but the subject
has not been decided definitely.
no. moee torture
Pur tola Removed the Cause.
This delicious candy laxative blood purifier
removes tbe poisons that come from bad di
gestion and constipation by purttrlQC th
blood and kseplnr tbe bowels open and the
stomach clean. Go to your drugslst today
and ret a box 2Sc 60c. or tl or a -trial lz
for lSc. PARTOLA. CO.. 1M Id Ave.. N. T.
A. L FALK CO.
917 F St. N. W.
A rack full of splendid Heavy
Winter Coats, Plain cloths. Di
agonals, a.nd Mixtures; all good
desirable styles; values up
to $15.00. Spe
A lot of Winter Suits, good col.
lection of desirable materials,
assorted sizes and styles, this
season's wanted styles. Values
up to $19.75. Spe
A lot of Silk Dresses, a good
selection of styles and mater
ials; assorted sizes. Sold
up to $12.50.
A lot of All Wool Dresses,
Black and White Bedford Cord
with collar and cuffs of Satin
and Velvet, a very, stylish dress.
And These Remnants
7 Navy Blue Silk and Rep Slip
On Raincoats; all sizes.
Reduced from $8.00 and Cjr QC
$4.98. CO AQ
15 Tan Slip-on
Special for Friday.
5 Black and White striped voile
Dresses: black satin yoke and
cuffs. Regularly $4.9S. (JJO QQ
Special Friday price O.J.I70
A lot of all white Lingerie
Dresses, rssorted stvlos. Values
up to $7.38. Special (JjO QQ
Friday price O&tUO
1 Black Pony Skin Long Coat:
size 36; 52 inches long; Skinner
satin lining: reduced for Trlaay
only rrom $45.09
A splendid lot of AVhlto
Waists of llnene with heavy
embroidered fronts; long sleeves:
all sizes. Regular $1.60 K(n
values. Special for Friday will
5 Persian Paw Fur Sets: col
lar and muff: the very best al-
ues in fur sets this seaion. Reg-
uiur iio.oo value, special
Friday price, per set.
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Six Dinner -Plates,
Six Tea Plates,
Six Fruit Saucers,
Six Ind. Butters.
Six Tea NCups,
Six Tea, Saucers,
One Meat Dish,
One Vegetable Dish.
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Stx Soup Plate,
Six, Ind. Batters, ..
Six Tea Cap.
Six Tea Saucers,
One Meat DM.
One Vegetable Distl,
Tomorrow's Basement Floor "Specials
JL25 Stone China, decorated Cham
ber Seta, 6 pieces; new QrT,
shape :j.. Of V
33.48 Chamber Sets,' 9 pieces:
floral and gold decora- 0O,Q'7
59c 'China Toilet Pitchers and
Basins: large fancy shape; AHn
white or decorated Hti
11.00 Porcelain Toilet Pitchers and
Basins, extra, large size; plain CXkn
50c Stone China Slop Jars: extra
large size, with cover and ball on.
50c to $1.00 Porcelain Wash Basins,
with rolled edger .large size; - A
slightly chipped .., X&,
10c StonejChlna decorated Wat- Cjt
er Pitchers; one-quart size Ov
S3e Carlsbad China 8alad or Cake
Sets; seven pieces; artistically CQ
33c German China Cuspldorea;
assorted shapes and decora- ni.
$2.00 Umbrella Stands, glazed la as
sorted colors: extra-large - MQ
$&50 American China Dinner and
Tea Setr 160 pieces; gold ffT
'decorations .............-.. '
$11.09 English China. Dinner and Tea
Sets. 112 pieces; decorated Q T
in colors ...... OsiF
s $1100 Carlsbad China- DiaBerand
Tea Seta; 188 pieces; as- fj Eg
sorted decorations ........ JM.JLw
73c China. Salad Bowls; asserted
sizes and shapes; hand-paint- TA-
ed decorations W
79c Imported China Teapot, Sosjar
Bowl, CreaRi Pitcher, and Covered
Butter Dish; tinted and decor- gftv
ated to match tJ7v
ka Tt mi nil rrisc Gas Heater, to
be attached on gas Jet; giving heat
and light at same 1Q
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"""J giving heat ana
j--"- cbt at .
l " A same
$1.M Gas Burn
er and hater.
12.4S Oil Heat
ers, full bIzj:
ssW assW sIvBv
8 9c Covered
Ash Sitter, flt
SI B!f 69c
$1.25 Aah Canj
0 gallon VHri
Izm Ol V
Coal Hod. patent
Can. with cover:
I IL Irnn
Potts' Had Irons. BBV
three in set. with gssWf
19c Water Pail,
Iron. S n-
79c Long Handle Furnace Shovels,
good quality steel, fully KQg
69c Rolling Top Bread
heavy tin, nicely stenciled,
oak finish ...T....
$tS Blssel's Popular " Carpet,,
Sweepers, with good quality OTTa
brush , j.., '.'A'
.. ... .- - :1 i
very strong; 3 for.
J15JC Dining Boom Domes, hexagon
shape, deep skirt oC leaded glass.
two outside lights and large in
verted light inside, com- (MA I7C
plete ready to hang ... 5AUIJ
$10,73 Square Dining? Boom Domes,
18-lnch leaded glass skirt, tan
and green, complete for tC rTJT
$15.00 Seven-panel full 2-lnch
Domes, umbrella shape, with long
tube bead fringe, complete, with
large Inverted light. Sll QQ
ready to hang- wll0
$7.50 Parlor Table Lamps; heavy
brass stand, 14-tpch shade, with
deep fringe, complete, with "Wels
bach burner and 6 feet ff )JT
of tubing dOt)
Extra heavy Aluminum Sauce
.Pans, with long handle; 2 pints,
29c; 4 pints, 43c; KQ
5 pints UO
i iasjMiiJ '
$8. SO Dining:
Boom Dome. 13
1 n.c h, complete
llglit .. e5tf.?l
j --iscs - Done
burner and six
of af JO
Dining " Room
Dome. 22 inch
art glass skirt.
skirt, three light
13c Gray Enamel Pudding
Pans, large size ..
15c Sauce Pans, gray enamel, 3
plnt size, with ball (T
23c Berlin Sauce Pans, with "1 C
cover, 4-plnt size JLtJv
25c Gray Enamel Wash
Basins, good size
23c Gray Enamel Tea Pots,
Babbitt's Soap, P. &. G. Oleane
Soap. Star, Brooke's Crystal Soap,
Pearline. Stove Polish. Gold Dust.
50 Clothes Pins, and large bottle
TTousehold Ammonia, and QJfef
other 5c articles 0C
$1.25 No piece
er. 6x12 ft. with
der. 6 ft.
ni?5-7 -taM bH
6 rolN of best quality
Paper, and nickel-plated
$1 ?S Folding
36 In. onp
10c Flour Box,
$3-50 Gas Ta
ble Lamp, with
art glass shade:
com- rt QfT
$1.18 Wash Boil
er, heavy tin.
5 Stan LaaU
, Market Basket.:
Sc Wash Tub,
tron.fam. OT-- mSS,1 ad
iiy size... IC JK.V.EX1
Ity brush.. 14C f
l.. X n .. 1 ft
89c Keystone yioor Brooms,
Food Chopper: bestvjrreen corn.
kniVe'st:. 67c ;- .... 23c
holds 25 QQ.
pounds ... OIC.
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