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THE WASI'GTON TBIES, TUESDAY, MARCH 4 1913.
WILSON, UP EARLY,
Goes Into Hall Half-Clad to
Get His Shoes, and Then
Eats Breakfast Alone.
A sleepy plainclothes man ' on tlio
fourth floor of the Slioreliain Hotel,
rubber his eyes xisorously at S o'clock
this morning at an apparition that
peered through a half-opened door,
stepped gingerly out into the hall, half
clad, and grabbed a pair of shoes that
had been left outside i the door to be
blacked ilinus the glasses and'a "few
habilmenls. tli'e watchman had llfficulty
in recognizing the angular figure as that
of the incoming Presldent'of the United
States. It was Woodrow Wilson.
AVlth his .vlioes in hi hand, the President-elect
slipped back into his room,
got out his shaving paraphernalia,
stropped his old-fashioned razor, and
Wilson went to bed at 11 o'clock last
night. Oire. Wilson decreed that he
j-liould go to bed at 11. und her husband
obeyed. Sirs. Wilson saw that he went
to hisjoonvat that hour, and then went
to her room for rest.
People Astir Early.
Long before 8 o'clock the corri
dors on the' fourth floor were occa
sionally peopled w'tii eager folks.
Host of the thirty-eight relatives were
astir early and tip-toeing along the
corridor, sought out their- baggage
from a heap of trunks, suit cases, and
bags that l'ttered the hallway. There
were whispered conferences, subdued
peals of laughter, and exchange of
Baby oJsepliine Cothran, a grand
niece of thePresIdent-e lect. was one
ot the very first of the Wilsons to be
astir. She toddled up the corridor
guarded by her colored "mammy" and
Miss Jessie Wilson, emerging from
her room, engulfed the little lady in a
laughing embrace, sitting down on
the floor of the hallway, the better to
exchange confldenceswith her. Miss
Eleanor Wilson came out of her room
carrying a" big bolster over her shoul
der which she flung laughingly in her
James and Fitzwllliam Mcllasters
Woodrow, the two young sons of Joseph
Woodrow, of Columbia, S. C, joined the
Wilson girls in the corridor next. The
two boys are great "pals" of the President-elect's
daughters, rind they scurried
off to a corner of the hall to exchange
experience, look out the window at the
over-cast sky and excitedly comment on
what the day would brjng forth. Stifled
laughter and a good "rigging" awaited
CoL. Thomas IT. ,Birch, who has acted
as the Executive-elect's military secre
tary. Colonel Birch appeared today in
his full regalia of gold lace, gilt but
tons and a sword. The Wilson's weren't
used to seeing him la such style, and
the. younger folks, who are the chum
miest sort of friends with the colonel,
poked fun at him.
Short Time To Eat
President-elect Wilson was ready for
breakfast before his wife and daughters
hail finished buttoning up their dresses,
and so he had his meal brought into
&is room. He finished it in no time,
and was ready for the day.
"Good morning," he nodded to one
.of the newspaper correspondents who
happened by just as Wilson was peer
ing out into the corridor, watching the
relatives sort out their "baggage and
noting with a smile their excited de
meanor. "How's the weather outside?" he con
tinued. The correspondent said the prospects
"That's fine." he remarked em
"Did you sleep' well?'' he was asked.
"I rested nicely and I feel very well
At 9 .o'clock 200 newspaper men clam
ored for admission and Wilson smilingly
submitted to their questioning and was
particularly interested in their inef
ectual attempts to elicit from him the
exact personnel of his Cabinet. Mean
while a clatter of hoofs on the asphalt
Htreet below announced that the Essex
troOD ot cavalry, personal escort for the
Incoming Executive, were assembling,
ready for' the trip from the hotel to the
The thirty-eight relatives of the President-elect
who were quartered all on
one floor of the hotel had a personal in
terest in every move of their kinsman
today but they weren't Hearty so ex-
Is Eaten Alone By
Wilson in His Room
president-elect Wilson had break
fast alone in his room this morn
ing at 8:30. Mrs. Wilson and the
three Wilson girls were dressing
and the incoming Executive de
cided he wouldn't wait for them.
Wilson's breakfast consisted of half
a grape fruit, oatmeal, two raw
eggs, and a glass of cool water
not iced," for the President-elect
never drinks icewater. Moreover,
he never drinks coffee for break
fast. Between the oatmeal and the eggs,
Wilson sipped a few teaspoonfuls
of -orange juice.
cited - about what was to happen at
nnim timti were three servants of the
Woodrow Wilson family, who journeyed
from Princeton with tne incoming ex
ecutive and Mrs. Wilson yesterday.
All are young Irish girls. Two Have
i.. ..!.. n ..tl yi's. r fni fha Torino.
ton'household for a 'ear or so, and the!
third has been the cok. Tne two maws
will form part of the White House es
tablishmentone to act as maid to the
three Wilson daughters and the other
as Mrs. Wilson's, maid. The cook Is a
great favorite with 'the Wilsons, but
there wasn't any place for her in the
White House, so just 'e show their
friendship for this humble worker, Mrs.
Wilson decided she ought to have a
chance to see the inauguration. She
will, witness everything from the best
possible seats,' and as the personal
guest of the family, last night the
cook and maids were quartered at the
The two maids were called to Mrs
Wilson's and the daughters' rooniB
shortly after 8:30. to button up" their
gowns. They carried several huge bou
ouets flowers sent to the Wilsons by
personal friends here and out-of-town.
Before very long the whole corridor was
littered with baskets and bouquets of
blossoms, while the Wilson relatives
excitedly? scurried hither and thither
looking .them over and rhapsodizing on
White House will come from the larder
of President Taft. It is the traditional
custom for the out-going President to
leave his house in order, with the larder
lilled and the staff of servants ready for
instant dutv. The cares of household
Ing will not oppress President Wilson
I or his wife, all arrangements having
been maae lor me vwuie iiouse menage
to continue its even course without In
terruption because of the arrival of a
President Taft goes to the President's
loom in the Capitol shortly after 10
o'clock to sign such bills as may be
passed in the last hour or two of the
.U uersonal possessions of the Tafts.
except belongings which could be put
in suit cases, were removed Saturday.
J11 leaving their official home, therefore,"
the maids and servants needed to pack
for them only the ordinary luggage of
one who travels a short distance be
Great Throng Sees
The Wilsons Pay
Respects to Tafts
A crowd of nearly 5,000 persons gath
ered in and about the White House
grounds at 6 o'clock last evening to
watch President-elect and Mrs. Wilson
pay their first visit to the White House.
When their automobile rolled up the
path leading from Pennsylvania avenue
a great cheer came from the crowd.,
The President-elect and -Mrs. Wilson
stepped' quickly across the broad portico
to enter, for the first time . the' large
lobby within the glided -metal' doors.
President Taft and, President-elect
Wilson have met several times before.
Their wives were strangers. At all
times during the recent campaign the
two men were, most careful to observe
all the amenities, and after November 5
there was never any indication that
President Taft bore resentment toward
the victorious candidate. The meeting
in the White House was brief, formal,
Shortly after the Wilsons' arrival the
Justices of the Supreme Court, two
thirds of whom President Taft placed
on the bench, called to say ' farewell.
Cater he went to the home of' Miss
Mabel oBardman foidlnner. Laughing,
telling stories, arid eating with unfail
ing appetite, the President enjoyed him
self for two hours and then returned to
White House to work: until early- this
.morning, signing more commissions,
bills, letters, and photographs.
TAFT TO DIHE WITH
Will Eat His First
of His Successor.
The first meal of William Howard
Taft after his return to private life will
be had at the "White House In company
with President Wilson. President Tart
will return to the White House after
the inaugural ceremony, dine with his
successor, and then go to the home of
Miss Mabel Eoardman. where he will
meet Mrs. Taft, his daughter, Helen
Taft, and his sister-in-law, Mrs. Laugh
l!u and her two children. These will
constitute the ex-Prcsldential party,
which will leave the Union Station at
3:45' for Augusta.' Ga.
The luncheon at the White House will
be "simple and will require only a short
time,' as President Wilson must be in
the reviewing stand when the first of
the platoon of regular army officers
enters the court of honor.
The food for the luncheon at the
"A Great War Drama." Today. Vir
Wilson's Famous Chocolates
1336 F St N. W.
NOTICE TO WOMEN
FaUlnr hair, oily hair. eaaAniS. tighl
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HOME WORKERS' MARKET PLACE
The purpose of this section is to make It possible for women In occu
pations which they carry on at home to offer, first hand and at a low ad
vertising' cost to them, various articles of handicraft, needlework, horns
made delicacies, confections, personal service, etc., to Times readers. The
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very thing you have wanted and looked for in -vain. Samples of all goods
advertised in this section may be seen and bought at Room 425 Munsey
Building, where the Polly Prlmm exhibition is now being held.
HIGH PRICED eveninjr drsses and gowns;
St guaranteed; bert of references: estimate
towns a specialty. 7 3d t jr. W. 1
OTTLIflll. up-to-date dreasroaklnz for bleh-
das people In women's tailor-made suit
a specialty. Mr. Marr Bow-en. tSU O. ave.
CALL AT MME. OSTEP.HOUTS. ! W
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NICE DRESSMAKING Evenlnr u.-na a
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ADDRESSING envelopes a specialty: con
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HOMEMADE BISCUITS and pies: delicious.
Apart, 3. Tbe Stanbope. N. J. ave. 4- u nw.
COACHING pupils for promotion; ions ex
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EMBROIDERING done cheaply, (lie fluest
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hat, lace, etc. MRS. 1SA1LLEV. S3 South
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FINE NEEDLE WORK or all binds: band
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Hand Embroidery Work All kinds; center
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HAND-PAINTED 'CHINA: work guarantied:
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HAND PAINTED CHINA a specialty; dainty
and useful articles, price list furnished at
exhibit. L. SOTi. BOX W. Time office.
JO LESSONS. J.W. Including use ot paints
and brushe. Monday and Thursday, a to II
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SALE ct hand-painted china, inspection in-,
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NOVELTV or evening bags, crocheted nln
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CROCHETED WORK of all kind- aamtile.
et St1 ' yffi & 'ffff
HAIR WORK In all style from combing
a pecially. Mr. L. E. LEACH. 3a F N.g.
''H ,,VcrRb?pp1': '"WPe, and spice grape
Jelly for sale. Apt. 1. SW Htb it. S. v"
Good Orange Marmelade and candles at mod
erate prices. 121 33rd Nw. Mrs. O'Brien.
"2" lR. or"n marmalade, pure Uoi
HOME WOVEN RUGS.
HA.Ni5MKI'Y Le.woYen bedroom a.ii
bathroom rug. Alsbams. 11th 4.V, Apt. lot
WANTED darning of all kinds: first class
nork: erv rasnn9iii .(Mm... -... ' .
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FANCY WORK all designs; fitrvlau tea tray;
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BABY CAPS, ETC.
HAND-EMBROIDERED article. Including
shirt wait. bureau acarf. wwu and
.Pjd underwear, reasonable
PLAIN SEWING, altering of garment, ham"
stitching, hand made work a specialty
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The advertising in this section is not free space but a rate is charged
which will permit home workers to find a wider market for their product!
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