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WASHINGTON, THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 20, 1913.
PRICE ONI CENT
HIKERS HEARING ARSON WEAPON DONKEYS BARRED EXECUTION OF MADFRO MAY '
Senate Adds the Jones-Works,
Gallinger and La Follette
Measures to Budget.
OPPONENTS ARE PERPLEXED
Active Fighters Against Excise
Legislation Afraid of Both
House and Conferees.
After hurried conferences today
among House leaders all Indications
are that the Senate's action In in
serting ts "riders" upomthe District
appropriation bill the Jones-Works
excise measure, the Gallinger public
utilities bill, and the La Follette
anti-merger bill will receive the sub
stantive approval oftthe House.
A bitter parliamentary struggle
impends, especially on the liquor
amendment, but the chances are
against the defeat of the Senate's actios-
Active opponents of the Jones
Works bill, which has been pigeon
holed, in the House District Commit
tee for months, privately admit to
day that the Senate amendment will
stand if it comes to a vote in the
To Let It "Slide."
Chairman Johnson, of the House Com
mittee, it la learned. Is Inclined to 1st
matters "slide" and to permit the House
to gnue tne quesuon ior ubcu miui
opposition on the part of Mr. Johnson
to what some regard as an Invasion of
the prerogatives of the House District
. . a a .. Aa2a1 vf nOT
The Senate action. In effect. Is. the. re-J
call" for the .District Committee 'Of the
lower body so fax as -the Jones-Works
and the utilities bins are eoncerneo.
When the "Senate put the bills on the
annual budget -lor, tne uisincu n "
ferredjBrtea!tltm over the liquor and
utilities Issues to the Appropriations
Committee. . ' ,.
Two caurses.are today open to those
opposed to and in favor of these mils.
r They may trust the entire matter
to the Conference Committee, or any
member ot the House may demand a
separate vote upon the 8enat amend
ments. This separate vote, if taken,
would be regarded as an Instruction to
the House conferees either to accpt or
repect the Senate "ridrs."
There Is little opposition anywhere
to the pubUc utlUties bill. This meas
ure. It Is believed, wll be sightly amend
ed In conference and will become a
Dart ol the District appropriation bllL
Congressman Oldtteld, who Introduced
a bill similar to the Gallinger public
utilities measure, said today he would
Jiot oppose the Senate's action.
Two or more members of House Dis
trict Committee, however, will exert
every effort to prevent the adoption
of the Jones-Works excise amendment.
Theee members. Congressman Berger
and Cary. are as yet undecided how to
PTbe opponents of drastic liquor legis
lation are debating whether to leave the
Issue to the House conferees or to de
mand a record vote in the House on
the liquor question. Even If the matter
should be put to a record vote, the
probabilities are that the conferees will
be instructed to accept the Jaa.es-Works
bill and this would Jeave the antl-pro-hlbltlonlsts
in a worse fix than ever.
If -the District appropriation bill Is
sent to conference the House conferees
may Insist upon rejecting me amenu
ment, they may amend it in a germane
manner, or they may accept it as It
stands. The sending or. me diu 10 con
ference without any Instructions from
the House puts great powers Into the
hands of the House managers, who
probably -Kill be Congressmen Burleson.
Saunders, and Taylor, of the Appropria
The unofficial but authoritlve infor
mation that Chairman Ben Johnson, of
the District Committee, will not wage
a battle on the floor because of the
"recall" by the Senate of the bills pre
viously referred to the House District
Committee, puts a crimp Into the plans
ofthose who planned to tie up the ap
propriation bill and the conference re
port. The best thing the opponents of the
excise bill may accomplish is to hava
a record vote on a motion to "non
concuh" In the Senate amendment, and
"this motion probably will be voted
down. The conferees then will be in
the position of having been Instructed
by the House to accept the Jones
Wants Usual Method.
Congressman Burleson will attempt to
have the District budget sent to con
ference In the usual way. He said to
dar: "When the bill is laid before the
House I shall move to send it to con
ference and I hope the motion will
carry. As to the Jones-Works liquor
amendment. I am In favor of regulat
ing the excise situation In the District,
but I would like to have full considera
tion given the subject.
"I hope the House will allow the bill
to go to conference and the conferees
wll! take up all the subjects In order.
I am also In favor of the objects sought
In the public utilities bill, although I
have only hastily read It. I think the
entire bill should be sent to conference
in the usual manner."
FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT.
Unsettled weather, followed by rain
tonight or Friday. Slightly warmer
U. S. BUREAU.
8 a. m 33
9 a. m 45
10 a. m 49
11 a. m i9
12 noon 60
1 d. m 1
S a. m is
3 a. m 50
10 a. m 51
11 a; m SI
12 noon Si
1 p. m ,..
2 p. m 06
2 p. m 61 1
Due in Newark, Del., Late This
Afternoon, and Expect to
Spend Tonight in Elkton.
CALL ON AGED SUFFRAGIST
Get Rousing Send-Off on Leav
ing Wilmington, and Are
Greeted Warmly Along Route
NEWARK, Del., Feb. 20. General
Rosalie Gardner Jones and her loyal,
earnest little band of suffragette pil
grims will reach this city this after
noon on their way to Washington,
having made good progress on the
way from Wilmington, where they
were refreshed by a two days rest
The hikers will be met at Lumbrook,
just outside of Newark, by 180 stu
dents of Delaware College, with the
college ' band, who will accompany
them into this city.
The marchers expect to leave Dela
ware before evening and to pass
their first night on Maryland soil at
General Jones and her band ot pil
grims left the Hotel Dupont at 9:15
o'clock this morning on their Journey
to Washington. The suffragettes were
headed by General Jones, who was pre
ceded by four policemen. The latter
i escorted the hikers to NewDort. four
I A .
miles from Wilmington, where a short
stop was made to pay respects to Mrs.
Martha M. Cranston, who Is past sev
enty years old. and one of the most ar
dent suffragists In Delaware. From
tnere ju,e pilgrims began the long walk
AlVAM E)tOT.W Cuiil.Aff
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On their "arrtvarjat ..Newport; the
hikers were greeted tfy all the school
children, the fire-company, and. In fact,
Boys carried signs reading "General
Jones for 'the Presidency" and "Kisses
for the Men," and other slogans.
The little band of women were given
a rousing send off upon leaving Wil
mington, all the stores along Market
street being emptied of their clerks and
saleswomen. Hundreds of girls from
the larger department stores were
strung; along the curb and cheered the
hikers as they passed.. Upon passing
the Betts Machine Company's plant, in
Maryland avenue, near the city line,
the pilgrims were cheered by the em
ployes, the plant being temporarily
That Delaware's suffragists are not
hikers was plainly evident today, as no
new recruits from this city joined the
Congressman Hay Offers Bill for
Nine Commissioned Men
to Each Regiment.
Reductions of every regiment of
field artllery. Infantry, and cavalry
by nine officers three captains, three
first lieutenants and three second
lieutenants Is provided In a resolu
tion introduced today In the House
by Chairman Hay, of the Military Af
"These extra officers were provided
for quartermaster and other field
work, but are being used for other
purposes," said Mr. Hay. "If they're
not needed, we shouldn't have to pay
Hay's bill that vacancies In the se
lected grades shall not be filled until
reductions, totalling ISO officers In
the entire army, are made.
He proposes to limit field artillery
regiments each to seven captains,
fourteen first lieutenants and twelve
second lleutenantfc, and cavalry and
Infantry regiments to thirteen cap
tains, fifteen first lieutenants and
twelve second lieutenants.
Police Graft Witness
May Turn on Tammany
NEW YORK. Feb. 30 Developments
of a startling nature in the progress of
the police graft investigations were pre
dicted today by officials close to Dis
trict Attorney Whitman. It was believed
that Police Inspector Dennis Sweeney,
the highest official to far indicted on
the charge of lei'j'lng vice protection
money, had made overtures for turning
State's evidence agalnt Tammany poli
ticians. That huge sums of graft money are
finally distributed among Tammany
Hall members. Is Whitman s expressed
belief. It was said today that the dis
trict attorney had amassed evidence
to back up this belief and that he
would not grant Immunity to Sweeney
or anyone else.
Child Watches Thief Work.
GREENWICH. Conn . Feb 20 Fasci
nated by a burglar's work, little Marcla
Fennessy watched him steal valuable
Jewelry from her home. Then she gave
Two Militants Are Arrested in
Flight After Using Torch
on Palace Structure.
START RIOT IN COURT ROOM
Women Hurl Papers in Face of
Judge, and Are Dragged to
Serve Prison Terms.
LOiNDON, Feb. 20. The militant
suffragettes reverted to arson again
today, setting Are to and completely
destroying the restaurant pavilion in
the botanical gardens around Kew
Palace. Two young women, Lillian
Lenton and Joyce Locke, both promi
nent in the ranks of the militants,
were caught by the police trying to
escape from the gardens. They were
seen to throw away an old portman
teau in which was found parapher
nalia for starting the fire. A violent
court room scene followed their ar
raignment. The Kew gardens pavilion burst
into flame at about 3 a. m. The walls
had been soaked with kerosene. Piles
of oil-80aked shavings and cotton
had been heaped about the floor and
"votes for women" cards scattered
Police Surround Garden.
The sudden conflagration' warned the
police that the fire was Incendiary, and
they quickly formed a cordon around
the gardens to prevent the egress of
anyone still within the gates.
The Richmond fire department re
sponded to the call, and had difficulty
in preventing the flames from spreading
to other buildlngs'lrl the gardens. ."pfcrd
efforts to.extinguiph the fire in the pa
vlllon were fruitless, and the structure
was burned to the ground. g l
While the 'firemen were at irork and
tho police were holding back the'
crowds that tried to break Into the
gardens, the two suffragettes were seen
making their stealthy way toward the
wall. Some policeman rushed upon
them, and, seeing themselves surround
ed, one of the girls threw the portman
teau behind a bush.
Laugh At Officers.
Both laughed as the police arrested
them, and when the portmanteau was
opened In their presence and they were
asked to explain what they were doing
with bottles of kerosene, wads of cot
ton, and shavings and "votes for wom
en" cards they refused to answer, de
manding that they be taken to court.
In the Richmond police court Miss
Denton gave her age as twenty-two
and Miss Locke, twenty-three. They
assumed the most defiant attitude to
ward the magistrate, and laughed and
Joked with the women spectators.
Miss Locke demanded ball, threaten
ing that If she and her companion
were sent to prison they would go on
a hunger strike and force the keepers
either to starve them to death or re
"You cannot frighten this court nor
shall we permit you to attempt to In
timidate us," declartd the magistrate
AVlth a scream of defiance Miss Locke
and Miss Lenton picked up a handful
of papers and hurled them at the mag
istrate's head. They followed them
with thwo or three lawbooks from
the desk In front of her and kept the
magistrate ducking his head to es
cape the missiles before the court at
tendants could seize the mand pre
vent further violence.
Struggle In Court.
A furious struggle followed during
which the police and court attendants
had to resort to harsh methods to sub
due the unruly prisoners. The magis
trate committed the two girls to Jail
They were led or rathir half carried
out of. the court screaming defiance and
shouting- to the excited crowds that
lhev were being made martyrs to the
cause of woman's suffrage, but that
they would die before they would sub
mit to "man-made" laws.
This was the second attack on Kew
Gardens, last week suffragettes having
destroyed about 5,000 worth of plants
The destrojed pavilion was built at a
cost of about $3,000.
Sirs. "Gen." Flora Drummond, the
suffragette leader who pronounced the
dynamiting of Lloyd-George's country
house yesterday a "grand demonstra
tion." wbb equally- enthusiastic today
w hen Informed of the Kew Gardens per
formance. "How perfectly lovely " she said.
"We are proud of such women."
Rivers and Harbors
Up in Senate
The rivers and harbors bill was taken,
up for discussion 1 nthe Senate this ,
afternoon after considerable wrangling. I
Discussion will occupy me mur- nay jjtaiiley declared that In order to ef
and the bill will be voted on tomorrow fectually elude the penalty of the mo
Senator Burton of Ohio led off with at nopoly provision of tne Sherman law,
shnrn criticism of the general policy all that was neceBSarv was to permit
under which this bill has been formed. ,
Senator Burton Is utterly opposea lo tne'
"pork bar'l" system of making river!
and harbor appropriations. He crltl-!
clsed numerous features of the meaBuie. .
DALIES. Tex., Feb. 20.-Oround will
be broken tomorrow for a million-dollar
building to be erected In Dallas by
Sears, Roebuck & Co.. the Chicago mall
order house. The building ls to be used
by the firm as a supply depot for the
Democratic Pets Will Not Be
Permitted to March in the
LEAVES. FIELD TO HORSES
Action By Committee Also Puts
Ban on Use of Hunt Clubs
Pack of Foxhounds.
Democratic donkeys were barred
from the inaugural parade by action
of the inaugural committee this af
ternoon. In fact, all animals, except
horses were placed under the com
mittee's ban as undignified in such a
function as a Presidential induction.
By a unanimous vote, the commit
tee killed a proposition submitted by
a District man, through R. M. Har
per, providing for a Democratic don
key, attired in a blanket, with bull
moose horns and elephant tusks,
symbolical of the Progressive and
Bars Annual Display.
This proposition placed the finishing
touches on the animal plans and caused
the committee to "back water" on the
plan to have the Ohio delegation bring
a donkey, and to permit the United
Hunt clubs to use a pack of fox
hounds. Chairman James, of the transporla-1
lion committee, reported prospects of
the largest attendance In Inaugural his
tory, and also the lowest rail rates for
inaugural week. v
The reception committee was voted
$500 to meet the expenses of greeting
President-elect Wilson on March 2.
The working correspondents at the
Capitol accepted the 100 seats (ranted
by the committee in the Presidential
Plans for greeting- Vice President-
gural comfttee, has been forced to
make arrangements through Mr. Mar
shall's secretary In Indiana.
Plans Not Overlooked.
Although the subject of meeting Mr
Wilson and arranging for his part Ift
the Induction ceremonies have been the
chief matters of business with tho In
augural committee recently, Mr. Mar
shall's part has not been overlooked.
Plans now n hand call for an of
ficial greeting to the new Vice Presi
dent, but the time of his arrival is In
definite. Accommodations at the Shore
ham Hotel have been obtained for Mr.
Marshall In a splendid suite of rooms
not far from the Presidential suite.
Considering the almost Inseparable
attachment Mr. Marshall has for his
wife, the Inaugural committee, through
Mr. Vlck, will endeaor to have the ar
rangements such that Mrs. Marshall
can be near the Vice President during
the time he takes his oath and swears
in the new Senators.
There was some talk of having Mrs.
Marshall ride from the White House to
the Capitol, but as this Is not according
u precedent, ine pian nas Dccn aban
doned. May Invite President Gomez.
A plan to have President Gomez, of
Cuba, attend the Inauguration Is under
consideration among the Inaugural com
mittee members. It Is expected that
early steps will be taken to extend him
Col. T. J. L. Brown, known as "the
ambassador from Florida," Is expect-
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Says Sherman Measure Has
Been Responsible for Mo
nopoly of Industries.
Declaring the Sherman anti-trust law
today was Ineffectual and responsible
for tho monopoly of nil major produc
ing industries, because It allowed the
trust makers possession of the burglar
tools and then attempted to prevent
their use. Congressman Stanley of Ken
tucky today urged the Judiciary Com
mittee to act favorably on his resolu
tion to prohibit holding companies from
engaging In Interstate commerce.
"Tho reorganization of the Standard
Oil and American Tobacco companies
as as lnlquitlous as the original
trusts," ho declared. "To enforce the
law we must establish the fact that
there bus been u combination In re
straint of trade. There Is no law to
nrevent a coal mine or a factorv from
owning a railroad, but there Is a law
to prevent a .railroad, from owning
How illoelcal that Ih Is pnllv i
HOW Illogical mat IS, IS easily
subsidiaries companies to retain their
autonomy wnnc tncir joint siocks were
held by one company,
He urged the revision of his bilj,
which merely forbids Iron and steel cor-
porutlons from holriing Joint stock, to
include nil industries
! Coal Lump Fractures Skull.'
11IDDLETOW.V, N. V.. Feb. 20. A
lump of coal which fell from a passing
train landed on the head of George
Wood. He is In the hospital with a
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Declare Limit' of One Sign on
Property, and License Fee.
Do Them Injustice.
Herbert T. Shannon, of Shannon A
Luchs; John U Weaver, of Weaver
Bros.; Charles W. Fairfax, of Stone A
Fairfax, and Jnmes h Shea are at the
Capitol this afternoon, representing the
real estate brokers of the' District In
the fight they wll lage on the amend
ment which was tacked onto the Dis
trict appropriations bill In the Senate
yesterday by Senator Smith of Michi
gan. The real estate men claim the
amendment does them great injustice.
The Smith amendment provides that
not more than one sign advertising
property for sale or for rent may fce
placed on any piece of property. It
provides further that before thb sign
Is placed the consent of the property
owners and of the Commlsioners must
be obtained. It further stipulates that
a license of JS a year shall be paid for
"We are informed." said Herbert T.
Shannon loda, "that the $5 fee will bo
eliminated from the bill, but we do not
firopose to have the matter compromised
n this wav. because prohibiting more
than one sign would, to a large extent,
destroy competition on separate parcels
of real estate. Not only that, but this
bill violates the .cnse of the Constitu
tion, which provides that a. man may
dispose of his propertj in any way he
"We do not flnow Just how the meas
ure will be fought." continued Mr.
Shannon, "but we hope to convince the
members of the House of the Injustice
of this amendment."
Two Plants Destroyed
By Fire; Loss, $50,000
BANTAM. Conn, Feb. 20. Two flres
early today destroyed the plants of the
Trumbull and Vnnderpool Electric Com
pany and the Flynn and Dojle Carriage
Manufactury with a loss of 50,000.
These were the only Industries the town
had. and the fire has left most of Its
Inhabitants In straightened circum
stances. Police Say Woman Is
Second Mrs. Chadwick
ATLANTA. Ga , Feb. 20. Police here
think they have another Cassio Chad
wick In a woman who gave her name as
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flf. havlnir lntrmliiP.! liirs.lf .ns ,.n
heiress to tiropertv worth u million dol
lars In Kentucky and Tennessee. She
was arrested In a tine suite of rooms at
one of the city's principal hotels.
Takes Baby From Fire
In Her Steamer Trunk
ATUANTA. Ga.. Feb. DO. Mrs. Truest
Still early today saved her tlve-months-old
baby by placing the little one In a
steamer trunk and dragging the Infant
In his fireproof compartment through a
wall of flame. Mrs. Still was severely
burned, but the baby was entirely unharmed.
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SEVEN DIE N FIRE
Mother and Father Return From
Worship to Find Brood Had
HARRISBURG. Pa.. Feb. 3). While
their parents were at church last night,
seven, children of Mr. and Mrs. Georgo
Smith were burned to death In their
h6me, near the village of Obserlln, f,ve
miles from here. The children ranged
for one to twelve years of age.
Smith and his wife were on their way
home when they saw the glare of their
burning house, more than a mllo away.
They ran all the way, but the llams
enveloped the whole place long before
they arrived, and It was entirely ccn
sumed. with the bodies of the seen
It Is said the parents had locked the
house when they went away. In order
that the children might not run away.
The Are Is supposed to have started
from an overturned lamp.
Phillies' Baseball Park
Threatened By Flames
PHILADELPHIA. Feb. , 20.-A Are,
which for a time threatened destruc
tion of several large grain warehouses
and endangered the viaduct of the
Philadelphia and( Reading railroad, and
the National League baseball park, was
brought under control shortly before
noon, after a despsrate battle.
The four-story grain elevntor of
George Egolf, an two freight cars
standing on the vluAict, were destroyed,
with a loss of. aboil JS5.000.
The ftre started Then a Reading en
gine hacked Into tfb building with two
carloads of hay aAl threw sparks Into
the second story of the bulldlpg, which
was stored with fay.
PARENTS AT CHURCH
IN MEXICO GITY
Suspect Former President
Huerta Uh&er tfteki .
MEXICO CITY, Feb. ' 20. Reports circulated
throughout Mexico today that former President! Maderp
was to be' executed caused such widespread critfcisnr that
the leadersjyfhe. proposed plan to doawaywith the one-
" time -Presiderij; hesitate to
Shot, According To Reports Ia Mezica,
IN CITY OF JEXICO
State Department Reports Say
Banks and Business Houses
Again in Operation.
Following the close of hostilities In
Mexico Citibanks and business houses
have opened their doors and Consul
General Shanklln has resumed his usual
office hours In the American consulate,
from which he and his office foroe were
driven by rllle and artillery Are early
In the street fighting. Americans send
ing money to relatives In Mexico City,
row maw dispatch It through banks, ac
cording to a report rccelvedbythe State
Department today from Ambassador
Wilson. Persons who do not -wish to
trust their funds to the ordinary chan
nels of banking are at liberty to con
tinue sending them to the embassy.
Telegraphic communication between
Washington and Acapulco has been es
tablished. Reports from Vera Crux.
Saltillo. Cuedad Porttrlo Diaz. Juarer
and Acapulco Indicate that since Jla
diro has been deposed no nntl-Amerlcan
feeling has been exhibited and that the
towns are oroeriy ine renei commmej
In Mexico City is continuing Its work
tor persons In need.
Practically all those who sought the
r.iotectlon ot the embassy have returned
to their homes or are leaving the city,
having been prevented from so doing
heretofore by the street fighting. All
telegrams received from Ambassador
Wilson lnieated oulet in the Mexican
inpltol except for the activity of looters.
who nave sioien mucu unproiecicu
Virginia Terminal Bill
Is Favorably Reported
Senator Curtis made a favorable re
port to the Senate tcday on the Vir
ginia Terminal Company bill. This
Treasure-was ordered reported by the
District Committee at Its last meeting.
fiS ARE BUSY
act, for fear of starting a new
The execution of ltafero' w re
dicted thl BwrmlB. FeeUacaMt
him ia stroBC aa4 ltm Mere.
an effort would be mUt ts have'kfca
put to death tar the klllta f CateMl
Rltvrell whea the latter atteayte
to arrMt kin and the aeabars ot
SlMt Dunn ArrMt.
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bitter- towsfraMaisra tuisuny steea
General Tluerta, the roTla6aai' Preri-
Ideat.'iareaa' a statement la wMch he'
aocwaea ue Jtaaer saauiy ot two at
tempts on his life since the bectaates of
the DIas revolt.
WltWn. east hour late last atgat tha
RepabHc C Mexico had: tares Presi
dent. Fraaclaco L KadrmKlih
deposed, was still- IscaUr la piaMsslon
of the sfltee aatll his rsslaaHsw was
firtaDjr accepted. .Pedro IjSacnrata was
elected by congress -as Prestdsat ad in
terim and twenty-six mtatatsa latsr ne
was succeeded by. General Hasrta as
Diss Agrees Ts Pisa.
Thls program was finally agreed to
by Gen. Felix Diax, successful, revolt
leader, .and General Huerta. Signed
promises that this program should be
carried 'out were obtained fron a raa
jortly of congress members before the
Joint session of the, two houses was
The accusations against the Madero
family, brought by General, Huerta. add
ed greatly to the feeling- against the
former President. Twice, according to
the general, he narrowly escaped death.
Once he was standing in the national
palace when sharpshooter attempted
his life, missing by a close margin.
At the banquet at which Gustavo Ma
dero, executed jesterday by his guards.
was arrested. General Huerta said re
peated attempts were made by Gustavo
Madero and his friends to induce him
(Huerta) to drink wine. An analysis of
the wine, according to the general,
showed that It contained cyanide of
Kept From Vera Crag.
The belief that Madero was likely ta
be executed became general today
'when It became known that the deposed
President was not permitted to start for
Vera Cruz thlh morning as had beta
Genera Huerta had said nothing la
regard to the two attempts upon ht
life until after the list of twenty-two
leading Mexicans designated by Ma
dero as "those who should die." was
found among official documents yes
terday. This thoroughly aroused
Huerta and he is said to have de
nounced his former leader In tho
strongest terms. General BlanqueL Is
authority for th statement that It
was Madero himself who shot and
killed Colonel Rlverotl, one of Blan
quet's officers, in , the struggle before
Madero was arersted.
While congress was in session lata
last night, Senora 'Madero, wife at
the deposed President, the former Pres
ident's father, his two daughters-in-law,
Angela and Mercedes. Mrs. Suarea,
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IN CONGRESS TODAY.
Met at noon.
Finance Committee orders favorable
report on Lodge tariff commission bill.
Public buildings bftl considered In com
mittee. Subcommittee recommends Im
portant improvements for District.
Rivers and harbors bill discussed.
Library Committee empowered to ascer
tain right version of Lincoln's Gettys
Met at 10:30 o'clock.
Routine business transacted.
BUI passed authorising extension ot
Washington Railway and Electric
Debate on Sundry civil approprlatloh
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