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Yesterday's Circulation, 46,907
WASHINGTON, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 15, 1013.
Sixteen Pajes.
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TAFT JOINS IN
TRIBUTES
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Chief Executive Adds Voice to
Praises Showered on His
i Former Assistant.
BOTH. PARTIES PRAISE
i. FAIRNESS OF DECEASED
Distinguished Gathering of
Statesmen and Diplomats
Attends Eulogy in Capitol.
Solemn tribute to the memory of
James Schoolcraft Sherman, Vice
President of the United States, who
died at his home in Utica, N. Y., the
night of October 30, was paid by the
Senate this afternoon.
Uniting with the Senate in offering
testimonial of their esteem and af
fection to the memory of Mr. Sher
man was the most remarkable gath
ering of high officials, former offi
cials, and civilians that has ever
gathered in the Senate chamber on
the .occasion of a similar ceremony.
President Attend.
Included in the ll'st of officials were
President Taft, his secretary and
aides, and the Cabinet; the Supreme
Court of the United States, headed by
Chief Justice White, the officers of
the court and its retired members; the
House of Representatives and Speaker
Clark; former Senators, members
elect of both bouses, House and Sen
ate officials; the members of the
Dlolomatlc Corns, the Commissioners
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, "i of the District; the Judges of the
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the ,C,ourt , of CustomsAppeals, tb.e
Court of 'Appeals of th$ "District and
the Supreme Court of the District; the
members of the Interstate Gommcrc
Commission and the , Civil? erlce
.'Commission;, officers of' the afmy'&nd
navy In Washington;. and miy other
officials and former officials of
eminence.
In the Executive gallery, were the
relatives Of the dead "Vice President
They included Mrs. Sherman, her three
sons, Sberrlll, Richard, and Thomas M.
- and their-wives: Jlrs. L. P. Morre, and
Sherrill Babcock. sister and brother of
Mrs. Sherman, id Mr. and Mrs. James
DeLong. the latter a sister of Mrs.
anerman. airs, laii, wiie 01 me i-resi
dent, was present.
Services Were Simple.
Save for the extraordinary nature of
the assemblage, the services were
marked by an extreme simplicity which
added to their lmpresslveness. More
over, nearly every man present knew
"Sunny Jim" personally and admired
him for his personal qualities. Even
men who had had stormy political dif
ferences with Sherman had a deep 11k
inr for him as a man. In consequence.
through all of the eulogies there ran
a note of deep personal sorrow for the
loss of the Vice President that could
not fall to move those who listened.
It added to the impresiveness of the
memorial services that the Senate cham
ber, in accordance with tradition, was
devoid of flowers, flags or drapings of
any sort. Senators and others on the
floor appeared attired In somber black.
The exceptions were the glittering uni
forms of the army and navy officers
and of the members of the Diplomatic
Corps, who appeared in full regalia.
The zowns of the women in the cal-
Jeries, too,' gave another touch of color
to the scene.
The Senate assembled at noon and
Senator Bacon, as President pro tem
pore, called the body to order. By
hie direction the secretary read the reso
lution setting apart today for exer
cises in commemoration of the "life,
character and public bervlce" of Vice
President Sherman. Nearly all mem
bers of the Senate were present.
Entry Of Mourners.
Then entered in order, the Spaker
and the House, the Supreme Court,
headed by Chief Justice White, the Am
bassadors and Ministers of foreign
countries, the President and Cabinet,
and other officials. As the House, the
(Continued on Page Fourteen.)
LEATHER REPORT. "
FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT.
Fair and warmer tonight, Sunday un
lettled. probably followed by rain at
night; lowest temperature tonight about
K degrees.
TEMPERATl-RES.
U. S. BUREAU. AFFLECK S.
a. m 26 I 8 a. m
3 a. m 36 9 a. m
10 a. m.. C9 10 a. m
11 a. ro 40 I 11 a. m
12 noon 45 12 noon
1 p. m 45 l 1 p. m
2 p. m 47 I 2 p. m
TIDE TABLE.
High tides. 2.12 a. m. and 2:47 p. m.
low tides, 8:20 a. m. and 3:45 p. m.
SUN TABLC.
... 7:01 Sun sets S:
Sun rises..
You Will
The
Buildings Bill, Reported Today, Provides
Liberally for District
A public buildings bill reported to the Honsc today demands liberal
appropriations for the National Capital.
Authorizes a new $2,500,000 building for Geological Surrey, site to be
located In tquarc 143.
Recommends appointment of a commission to perfect plans and esti
mates for a new Patent Office building.
Autkorizes the erection of a $750,000 national amphithcatcr'ln Arlington
Cemetery
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to design plans for construc
tion of an archives building, to house valunble Government rec
ords. Adda three large salaried experts to office force of the Supervising Ar
chitect of the Treasury.
Bill carries a total of approximately $25,000,000.
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JOY TO DEALERS
III WJTJMZEL
Marchers to Capital Buy Up
Big Supply of Tonic in
Jersey.
ARMY GAINS AND
LOSES DURING DAY
TRENTON, Feb. 15 Refreshed af
ter an elghteen-hour rest in this city,
the army of suffragettes, Gen. Rosa
lie Jones in command, left Tren
ton at 9:15 today, cheered by a crowd
of several hundred people. Owing to
a change of plans, the walkers did
not cross the Delaware river here, as
had been expected, but will do, so .at
Camden, Sunday...
Get Recruits.
Two new recruits joined the hikers
today and they lost one. Miss Augusta
Rlghter, of Newark, who was com
pelled to return to her home. The new
walkers are Miss Florence Allen, sec
retary of the National College Suffrage
League, and Miss Bertha Miller, of
Cleveland. Others will Join the party
at Philadelphia, one of them to be a
Bryn Manx girl whose name Is being
kept secret.
Today's Stops.
In the array when they left today
were eight through hikers, sixteen
others, newspaper representatives and
Princeton studentB. Today's stops will
include Bordentown, where they will
lunch, and Burlington, where they will
spend the night, arriving there about
2:30, and leaving early tomorrow morn
ing. Bordentown will make the fourth
college town in this State visited by
the suffragettes.
"We have bought all the witch hazel
in your town, and also the cold cream.
We Just cleaned out the drug stores In
the center of the town," said one of the
hikers todav. The 'women spent many
u dollar here for shoe repairs also.
CH1NDA TO ENTER
JAPANESE CUBIT
Ambassador Will Become For
eign Minister Under the New
Yamomoto Regime.
Dispatches from Tokyo todaj tate
that Viscount Chinda, Japanese ambas
sador to the United States, has been
definitely selected as foreign minister
In the new Yamomoto cabinet, and that
the appointment will take effect at the
earliest possible moment
No advices have yet been received at
the Japanese embassy regarding this
action of the new premier, according to
the first secretary, Mr. Shldckara.
Whether the ambassador himself 'has
received notice of his appointment could
not bo ascertained at the embassy to
day. Viscount chinda succeeded Baron
Uchlda In Washington about a year
ago. He is popular In local diplomatic
circles, and, news of his promotion Ti
the service of his country will 1m- ic
celved with acclaim by his associates
In the corps, although they will regret
to have him leave Washington. It Is
expected that he will be compelled to
leave the city soon.
Atlanta, Birmingham, New Orleans,
Memphis, Florida, tor business or
pleasure use the fast through trains of
the Southern Railway. Six trains dally
from Washington to the South. Consult
Agents, 705 15th. and 905 F Sts. N. W.
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Want to Know Tomorrow the Very Latest News From Mexico
Only Way You Can Get It Will Be to Buy the Sunday Evening Times
JUDGE DEAF TO
CRIPPLE'S PLEA
FOR LIFFJF DOC
John Hixon Tries in Vain to
Save Animal That Attacked
Girl.
PUGH RULES ADVERSELY,
OWNER MOVED TO TEARS
Unable to move from his seat, to
which he was carried like a baby, in
the arms of a friend, John Hixon, a
hopeless cripple moved habitues of
the Police Court to pity today when
he pathetically pleaded for the life
of his bulldog, Brutus, which the
court ordered killed for biting a
child- U - ,
"Brutus-mid I kcWeach other too
well to be parted," pleaded the crip
ple. "He's not a dangerous dog at
all your honor. Please don't kill .him.
I don't know what I'll do without
him."
AH Dogs Dangerous.
"All bulldogs are dangerous," decid
ed the court. "They are considered
dangerous and must not be permitted
to run at large by the law."
"But Brutus isn't," insisted the crip
ple from his sea. "He Just forgot
himself. He must have or else the
girl teased him. Probably he was
only playing."
Testimony was to the effect that
Brutus, while out in the care of a
boy to whom his master had loaned
him. attacked twelve-year-old Rose
McCloskey at her home, 414 New York
avenue northwest and lacerated her
arm.
His Defense.
Counsel for the owner of the dog
set up the defense that his client had
told the boy who took the dog out to
put a muzzle on the animal. Judge
Pugh was obdurate, however, and de
cided that the dog should be killed
In the arms of the same friend who
brought him into the courtroom the
disconsolate cripple was borne from
his seat to his rolling chair. Tears
wiled into his eyes ana he cried audi
bly as he left the court building.
Says Dewey's Poodle
Bit Him on the Leg;
Seeks $20,000 Balm
Damages amounting to $20,000 because
he was bitten !v a French poodle al
leged to bclopg to Admiral George
Dewey are asked in a suit filed In the
District Supreme Court today by Wil
liam T. Johnson. The defendants in
the suit are Admiral Dewey and John
lleffermaii. his coachman.
According to Johnson, he was walking
through tin- alley In the rear of Admiral
Denify'H ome. IfiOl K street northwest,
on the evening of July 9, lust, when
the dog attacked him. Tho calf of his
Ipeg was bitten to' the bone, he avers.
It is claimed by Johnson that the dog
pould have been muzzled.
Attorneys Rlcard J. Downey, John D.
Carniody and L. J. Mather represent
Johnson.
Mann Leads in West
Virginia for Senator
"HARM;STON W. Va.. Feb 15
With Mann still leading the Republican !
candidates for United States Senator, I
wie joini voie or me i.cgiHiaiute todav
was: Mann. 17: Klklns. 15; Hubbard
12; Edwards. 6. Goff. 5; White, A
Cuba, Florida, Savannah, Augusta. 4
Ltd trains dally. Klectrlc-llghted Pull
mans. Atlantic Coast Line. Superior
roadway. 1406 New York avc. n.w.
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DISTRICT WELL
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BUILDINCS BILL
Measure Asks for New Homes
for Geological Survey and
Patent Office.
C0NGRESMAN REPORTS
TO THE HOUSE TODAY
Provisos Call for Immediate
. Preparation of Estimates
and Designs.
The District of Columbia Is liber
ally provided for in the public build
ings bill reported to the House today
by Congressman Burnett, acting
chairman of the Committee on Pub
lic Buildings and grounds.
Authorization for a 12,500,000
structure to house the Geological
Survey, the Reclamation Service, the
Indian Office, Bureau of Mines, and
such other offices and bureaus of the
Interior Department as may be ac
commodated, is made, and an imme
diate appropriation of $500,000 to
start the work is recommended
For Ampitheater.
The bill also provides for beginning
the construction, under a commission
named for the purpose, of a, national
ampitheatre at the National Ceme
tery at Arlington and $250,000 Is
authorized to start this memorial.
The total cost is not to exceed
$760,000. ,
The sum of $5,000. i. authorized for
the expenses of a commission to pre
pare plans andestiraates for a ir
Patent Office bufldlngThlsN:oiHmls
slon which lg to- report it 'jeefcom'
mendatlons to Congress, will .constat
of the Secretary of the Interior, the
Commissioner of Patent and the Su
pervising Architect of the Treasury.
Following recommendation nfton
made by various Government officials,
the committee has taken the first
step tovard the construction In
Washington of an archives building
wherein may be stored valuable rec
ords and papers from all of the de
partments. Countless records ,-are
now kept in non-fireproof quarters.
Call for Estimates.
The bill directs the Secretary of the
Treasury to prepare designs and esti
mates for a fireproof building contain
ing not less than 1,509,000 cubic feet
of space.
Such estimates "shall be prepared with
a view to erecting In Washington a
building upon a lot of land large enough
to contain ultimately a building em-
nracing i.w.uuu cubic feet of space.
The Secretary of the Treasury is di
rected to report to the Senate and
House, upon the completion of the de
signs, the probable cost of a national
archives hulldlng.
Slap at Civil Service.
It is provided that the site for the
new building to be occupied by the
Geological Survey and other bureaus of
tho Department of the Interior shall
be located on square No. 143 In the Dis
trict of Columbus, and that the struc
tuic shall be an office building of the
most modern tpe. The plans for the
new Geological Survey offices aro to
be approved by a board consisting of
the Secretaries of the Interior and
Trcaaurw and the superintendent of the
Capitol buildings and grounds.
The commission Is given authority to
engage technical and engineering serv
ices In the preparation of the plans
"without regard for the civil service
laws."
It is stipulated that the $2,500,000 limit
of cost for the eGological Survey build
ing may be "exclusive of the cost of
the site."
A ulap at the civil serWce law Is taken
In that section or the bill authorizing
three new and high-salaried employes
In the nfflcc of the supervlnlng archi
tect of the Treasury. The bill provides
for the employment of an architectural
designer at an annual talary of $6,000; a
structural engineer expert at $3,000. and
a heutlnK. lighting, and ventilating ex
pel t at $3,000.
These new niploycs are to serve un-
Hupervifiii immieci "in eon-
n'etlon with the designing and. standard
izing or public iiuililingH. ' Tlie follow
ing proviiio Is a i Id oil
Provided, that audi services mav be
employed without regard to civil ser
vice laws, rules or regulations and no
jiernon now In the employ of the Super
vising Architect's ofTlee shall be eligible
to such elnplonieiit."
The commission named to exercise
supervision oxer the plans for and the
construction of the imtlonal amphi
theater at Arlington consists of the
Secretary of War. the Secretary of the
Nav. the Superintendent o'f the Capi
tol HiilldiiigH and Grounds and Ivory G.
Kimball, former Judge of the Police
Court, representing the Grand Army of
the Ilepuhlli The commission Is au
thorized to expend not more than $75,
000 of the $750,000 cost limit for the
ampitheater in the erection of a mortu
ary chapel adjacent thereto.
Among the larger public buildings
pioJets authorized liv the bill are a
$UU).om Federal building at Birming
ham. $100,000 additional for tho Immigra-
(Contlnucd on Fifth Page.)
MADER0 REFUSES TO RESIGN
AND FIGHTING IS RESUMED
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Upper Pictmre PRESIDENT MADEKO and His .Cabinet Top Row, Left to
Right:" LIC. RAFAEL HERNANDEZ, Kuristcr of PrimotioB; GEN. JOSE
. GONZALES.SALAS, Master of War; -ERNESTO MADERO, Secretary of
State, and IN6. MANUEL BONILLA, Miatster-ofPubKc-Work.
Bottom Row;'' Left to Rit: LIC. EMILIO . VASQUEZT TAGLO, Minister of
Justice; LIC. MANUEL, CALERO, Minister of Foreign Relations; FRAN
CISCO I. MADERO, ABRAHAM GONZALEZ, Minister of Interior, and
LIC. MIGUEL DIAZ LOMBARDO, Minister of Public Instruction.
Lower .Picture (Copyright by George
RA, Former Ambassador to Washington, Who is Expected Tq Be Pro
visional President of Mexico.
MORE ARRESTS IN
IE STRIKE FIELD
Confessions Indicate There Wilf
Be Convictions Before the
Military Court.
CHARLESTON. W. VA.. Feb. 15.
More arrests liavo been made In the
martial law territory, the charges be
ing of a. varied nature. The military
court will not sit until Mond'ay. Con
fessions indicate that convictions will
bo made.
"Mother" Mary Jones Is being de
tained at the home of physicians near
the place for holding military court.
Kdltor Hoswell nnil other Socialist lead
ers are held In a house near the mili
tary outposts.
All other prisoners are- being held un
der guard in tents and houses in the
town of Pratt
IN CONGRESS TODAY.""""!
SKXATB
Met at noon.
Exercises ommemoratlve of Vice Presi
dent Sherman. President Taft and
Speaker Clark among those to speak.
Republican caucus decides to support
eight-hour hill for the Disttict, and
other progressive measures.
HOUSE.
Met at 11:30.
Public buildings bill reported.
Routine business transacted until House
members went to Senate to attend
Sherman memorial exercises.
G. Bain) FRANCISCO DE LA BAR-
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Messages to State Department
Bare Terrible Conditions in
Mexico City.
The prospect of American interven
tion In Mexico has not been reduced
by the events of the last twenty-four
hours. No confirmation of the resig
nation, of President Madero had been
received by the State Department Re
ports were received from nrivate
sources stating that fighting had been
resumed in the Mexican capital, and
that President' Madero had definitely
Mated that he had not resigned and
that he had not Intention of so doing.
The determination of Madero to con
tinue the fight despite reduced re
sources may lead to a more aggravated
condition within the city, and may
result In a call for help from the
Georgia, which will arrive In Vera Cruz
tonight.
The plight of the Madero forces de
fcPlte the determined stand taken by the
President himself was exposed when -00
federal soldiers sent from Vera Cruz "to
aid Madero were turned back because
the government bad no ammunition "to
serve out to the men, and because of
the lack of food.
A condition of anarchy prevails in
parts of the capital and Drotectlnn i
not being afforded foreign life or prop-
-.j wi biiuct; auvicuea or inSlllUtlOPS
which In time of war are regarded as
neutral and entitled to protection. The
White Cros and Red Cross Societies
have dUbanded and are not attempting
to render aid to the wounded.
The killing of the president of the
White Cross was conflrme In dispatches
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
MADERO
MEN
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SUPPLIES
EOR WAR
Mexican Senate Pleads With Him in Vain to
Give Up Presidency Battle Increases in
x Fury National Palace Shelled When Par-
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pile of the fact that hit automobile carried botk the United
Stale flag and the white flag of the notKombatant
Deputy United States Vice Consul Vanhome was de
liberately fired upon near the United Statea Fmhany. He
only escaped being lolled by fleeing from the assailants.
MEXICO CITY, Feb. 15. "111 die rather than re
sign." - . -
This was President Madero's- reply today to the ad
visers and leaders of the Mexican senate, who spent the
greater part of the night tryingto induce,him to give up his
position and allow the election of a new President.
After the customary hour for breakfast the, battle was
resumed. Diaz remained firm in his arsenal stronghold and
the federals were repulsed as rapidly as they advanced.
At 8 o'clock the cannonading had increased in fury.
Madero's men were using their utmost endeavors to dis
lodge Diaz from the arsenal. The rebel leader was success
ful in driving back the" attacking parties and' his gunners
poured shells into the national palace, where Madercis
housed. It was plain the palace was suffering great
damage.
Congress will attempt to meet later today, for the pur
pose of receiving Madero's resignation. There is no reason
ATTEMPTTOQUASH
COURT IS DEFEATED
CHARLESTON. W Va.. Feb. JJ.
Every member of the West Virginia
legislature. 116 in all. was summoned
bcfoie the special grand jury today to
testlfj regarding the alleged bribery of
members in the Senate fight. While
they were before the Jury an effort was
made In the senate to railroad a bill
through to abolish the intermediate
court of Kanawha, tn which these
brobery cases will be tried.
The bill was laid on the table after
a number of tho senators returned, the
vote to sidetrack It standing 15 to T:
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long as General Hucrta keeps the
troops about the palace loyal.
Francisco de la Barra, former Mex
ican ambassador to Washington, who
has been mentioned as a successor
for Madero, said ne has no, knowl
edge of any intention on Madero's
part to resign. He acknowledged,
however, that overtures had been
made to Madero.
It is known that many of the fed
eral troops are tired fighUng for
Madero. They would desert if they
thought they could reach the arsenal
in safety.
The dissatisfaction, however, has not
reached an alarming state as yet.
rsew pressure will be brought on Ma-
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