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NUMRER 1101"~ WASHNGTON, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 3, 1921. co"~NT
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Champ Cark in dead. "Mea
hVe dd and wees hve eU
ON& but net Sr love," Bay*
mab-kspeae; but men have died
keartbrokes by thwarted ambi
Litl mere than eight years age,
a majority of the delegates at
Baltimore had nominated Ckamp
Cqrk for the Presidency. It seemed
stiled; then, through tricky
pelitIcians, he was beaten. At
the Ia" lectis, due to the Repub
lian sweep, his ow friends failed
to return him to Congress, where
he had worked for oe consecu
WVe years than any other member,
Now he is dead, and tomorrow
President Wilson, who beat him at
Baltimore, retiree, broken in
health, repudiated at the last ele
tien by the whole people as Champ
Clark was repudiated in his own
General Smuts, of South Africa,
esaparing President Wilson's re
tiroment with the "close of Hanni
bal's career in failure and eclipse,"
quotes Mommsen, "On these wham
the gods love they lavish imnAne
jeys and Infinite serrows."
Those that politics has in its
grip know infinite worry, infinite
Champ Clark represented well
the simplicity, strength, honesty,
and sincerity of the old-fashioned
The last words Champ Clark
was heard to say were: "The
question Is on the adoption of the
conference report." His work
Seler left his mind. What first
words will he say when he wakes
up in another world? Has he
perhaps already come back to this
world, in some new-born baby, to
begin all over again?
Friends of Champ Clark may
apply to him Leonardo's words:
"Just as a day well spent gives
Joyful sleep, so does life well em
ployed give Joyful death," or Vic
tor Hugo's: "The death of the
just in like the end of a beauti
Ladif that kill goetoemen fL
Chicago do it In inteurting %ah
Ito. Some write 'diaries that
Elisabeth Barrett Browning her
self couldn't write. All shoot to
kill. They are more deadly than
the male with the revolver, also
with the Jury.
Mrs. Isabella Orthwein having
decided that a lady could stand no
more and that the time had come
to kill Herbert L. Ziegler, under
sored this line of poetry:
"And 'tis not wise to love too
well, and this all women know."
Herbert Ziegler knew it also, for
about a quarter of a second, while
the bullets were going into his
neck and chest.
Chicago, of course, will sustain
her reputation for chivalry by
letting Mrs. Orthwein go free. A
little to the southwest of Chicago,
wheria chivalry is even more in
tense, when a lady shoots a gen
tleman, distinguished citizens
meet her at the railroad station
and go her bail.
Some will ask: "Is it just to the
young lady herself to have it un
derstood when she shoots and
kills that nothing will be done to
her?" There must be always some
lingering regret after a lady has
been, in the words of Mrs. Orth
wein's poem, "With velvet paws
and clenching claws a tigress
roused to slay.'
But if men will not make fools
of themselves, the "tigress with
velvet paws and clenching claws"
will not get them. And if they
do make fools of themselves they
must take their chance. The
world does not miss them.
Writers of affectionate poetry,
psycho-analysit, and prohibition
officers are interested in the kill.
ing by Isabella Orthwein. Before
the killing in a public restaurant
Isabella and Herbert threw grassee
of wine at each other. Later when
it was over the policeman picked
upa half empty bottle of gin on
hefloor of Mrs. Orthwein's apart
In such affairs alcohol seems to
be as much at fault as wicked men,
described in Mrs. Orthwein's poem
as "the wolf pack having porged
upon the lamb, their prey. H ow
it would have srrised the wolf
the fable, if teliteam
uking frmthe brook below it
turned out to be a modern
Waity-two caliber Chicago lady
Members of New Cabinet Al
ready Here-Wilson Partici
pation Hinges on Weather.
Although the biggest moment in
the life of the National Capital
the inauguration of a new President
-is but a few hours away, the city
is quiet today and watchfully wait
The severe simplicity of the cere
monies arranged by the Republicans
Is holding in check the outburst of
jubilation ordinarily exhibited, at the
ame time emphasizing the depres
sion of the outgoing Democratic
RAIN INCREAESE GLOOM.
This sense of depression was
Ieepengd by the death yesterday after
oos of former Speaker Champ Clark.
We of the most beloved gues in na
Mosal 14fe. casting gloom over Rep0
tina Demaa~ a.- .,
W' da'ing 'fpiW~ r@D
in tng~ the pall of apathy which
11hteyde th city.
The lack of street decorations in the
iown4#n district is strikingly evi
tent. Government buildings are shjw
Ing bunting and flags, but they are
widely scattered. The usual flutter of
ray colors on Pennsylvania avenue,
ardinarily a striking inaugural fea
ture, was almost entirely absent this
morning. though later in the day
many stores were decorated. Very
!ew street vendors, with their assort
nent of medals, flags, and inaugural
Iouvenirs, have so far made their
Even the large hofels. barometers
3f human feeling, were quiet last
night and this morning.
CROWDs POURING IN.
True, there is a spirit of gayety in
the crowds that are pouring into the
city through the Union Station. but
so far this has proved insufficient to
leaven the duller mass already on
The President-elect and his party
was due to arrive in Washington.
Lt 12:50 6'clock this afternoon. proceed
Ing to the New Willard. where they
will stay until tomorrow morning.
The members of the new Cabinet.
which was practically assembled last
tight, spent the morning in consul
ation with one another and with
heir predecessors and chiefs and
bureau heads of the departments of
which they will be in charge after
The Vice President-elect this morn
ng kept rather closely to his apart
nent in the Willard.
Harry M. Daugherty. new Attor
ney General, is also stopping at tie
Willard. He conferred with Attorney
leneral Palmer there.
Edwin T. Denby, designated as
Fecretary of the Navy, arrived nere
arly yesterday from Detroit ani
immediately went into Conference with
HUGHES ALSO MERE.
Charles E. Hughes and Herbert
Hoover arrived here today.
Will H. Hays, who is stopping at
the Shoreham, was kept busy lA
night and today in connection with
his preparations for taking over the
place of Postmaster General Burle
son and for today's meeting of the
Republican National Cimmittee. Yes
terday he was in conference with
A. T. Hert, of Kentucky. candidate
for Mr. Hays' place as chairman of
the national committee.
Senator Albert B. Fall, to be Secre
tary of the Interior after tomorrow.
has been here for some time, as has
former Senator John W. Weeks, new
Secretary of War, and Henry C. Wal
lace, new Agricultural head.
Arrangements for the inaugural
have beeb completed. The Congress
ional Committee will call upon the
Piesident-elect and the Vice Presi
dsent-elect and Mrs. Harding and Mrs.
Coolidge at the Willard at 10:30
o'clock tomorrow morning.
Escorted by the oavalry detail from
Fort Myer the party will then proceed
to the White House. where it will be
joined by the President and Mrs.
The trip to the Capitol will then
begin, with President Wilson, Mr.
Harding, Senator Knox and Congress
man Joe Cannon in the first car. In
the second car will be Mrs. Wilson
and Mre. Harding. with members of
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SAYS CLEAR AND COLD
Heavy underwear, overcoats,
gloves, and mufflers qill be in
demand when the clock toll
the fateful 12 at noon tomor
It is going to be clear and
cold tomorrow, with fresh
breeses spilling out of the West
and Northwest. At noon the
temperature will probably
range in the 30s, in the opin
ion of the Weather Bureau. The
breese will prouably not exceed
15 to 19 miles an hour in ve
Last inauguration day, it is
recorded, was clear and cold
with strong winds, almost a
gale, out of the West, whip
ping clouds of sand, with which
the avenue was sprinkled, into
the faces of the marchers ad
aI~nt breaking up the raaks
ONWAY TO D.C.
President-Elect Abandons Work
and Mingles With Home
Folks on Train.
EN ROUTE WITH PRESIDENT
ELECT HARDING, March .-His
inaugural address completed and in
his pocket, and with all the members
of his Cabinet selected and an,
nounced, save one, President-elect
Harding is speeding eastward to
Washington today to be inaugurated
On this. his last day of unofficial
dom. the President-elect took a holi
day and gavehimself completely over
to his friends and relatives aboard his
special train. No work was consid
ered or attempted.
The pride which Marion. his home
town, feels in the President-elect is
reflected in a large number of Marion
folk on the Harding special. They fill
two cars. aside from that occupied by
the Hardings themselves, and another
special train, leaving Marion today.
will take many more to the Capital to
view the inauguration ceremonies to
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SIT ALL NIGHT
Only Legislative Miracle Can
Clear Up Congested palendar.
Navy Bill to Die.
By DAVID N. CHURCH,
Iaternatiesal News service.
The next to the last day of the
Sixty-sixth Congress finds it in an
unusual legislative jam.
In the Senate the wrangle over the
navy appropriation bill went mer
rily on today, with a legislative
miracle held out as the only hope of
its passage. But little real work
has been done on the bill thus far,
and if the Senate today gets to the
stage where passage of the bilil by
that body~mems likely there is slight
chance of securing an agreement
from the House on the confereAce re
per$ betere gon tomorrow, snless
the Senate advoct of a big navy
program give to those gho are
fighting for rei ad hvel eppro
FIGHT ON ARMY BIL.L.
Besides the navy appropriation
bill, there are two other supply hills
for the coming fiscal year which are
today unpassed and threaten to he
left for the next Congress. despite
the desire of President-elect Hard
lug that all appropriation bills be
passed before he akes office.
The navy appropriations bill is
"dead" so far as the present ses
sion of Congress is concerned, Sena
tor Poindexter. Republican of Wash
ington, member of the Senate Naval
Affairs Committee. b harge of the
measure, admitted the Senate td
is view of the dilatory tactics pur
sued by, the bill's opponents and the
opposition it had encountered. loin
dexter declared it would be "use
less to fu rt attempt to disguise
the fact that there is no chance of
the bill being enacted at this ses
"Therp is no use of continuing the
mumery we have been en-gaged in."
Poindexter added. "We might alt
well recognize the situation con
The army appropriation hills and
the sundry civil appropriation bill
are both the subject of controversy
in the House. Members of the House
are insisting that the Senate provi
sions be made for an army of 150,000
The sundry civil bill Is hung up on
the controversial hook of Mussel
Shoals. The Senate insists upon a
$10,000,000 appropriation for this
nitrate plant and the House is oer
sistent in its opposition to such an
WILL VETO TARIFF.
President Wilson holds the fate of
two important bills already pai.'.?d
by the Congress-the Immigration
restriction bill and the emergency
tariff bill. It is believed that the
President will sign the immigration
bill, but the tariff bill ii slated for
defeat either by the direct veto
route or by a pocket veto.
The packers' control bill, the cold
storage regulation bill, the soldier
bonus, the itheppard-Towner ma
ternity bill, the budget bill, and
other purely legislative measures are
the vIctims of a Congressional tie
up and will undoubtedly, die at noon
Both houses of Con ~ess are set
for a final twenty-foulohur grind
today, and all-night sessions are
When the President-, ect arrives
at the Capitol tomorow to take the
oath of office he will undoubtedly be
greeted by sleepy-eyed legislative
leaders who will have to report their
inability to meet his wishes by
clearing the slate of appropriation
The Federal coal stbrage regualation
bill was agreed to by the Senate and
House conference today.
It was strongly indieated at the
Whit. House today that the President
would veto both the en rgency tpiriff
bill and the immigrat kn reqtriction
bill. There was no icat ion as to
whether the President would send
veto messages oa the measures or
merely apply a "pocket veto."
Goldenberg's Donates $100 to
Relieve Distress Following
A check for $100 was received to
day by The Washington Times from
the management of Goldenberg's De
partment Store, 912 Seventh street
northwest, to start a fund for the re
lief of the family of Policeman Pres
ton E. Bradley, of the Second Pre
cinct, who sacrificed his life in the
line of duty.
TIMEN WILL PIUNT NAM.S.
Thin contribution was sent to the.
Security Savings and Commercial
Bank, Ninth and G streets northw.-st.
where all future donations t, this
worthy cause should be mailed or per
sonally delivered. Arrangements
have been made with Julius I. 1'eyter
and F. G. Addison. president aid vice
president, respectively, of the Secur
ity Savings and Commercial Hank to
receive contributions to the Br4dley
relief fund and funish the names o!
the donors to The Washington Times
so theat public acknowledgemera.t may
be made of the gifts.
This cang upidoubtedly will appeal
to many pigblic-spif4ted persons. The
policeman's widow. who was em
ployed at Goldenberg's for som3
years., is soon to become a mothc'.
A heavy mortgage Is on her hom'e
at 416 F street northeast. The
grocery bill which was e the week
he was killed has jiot ye been pail.
The widow's distress h already
moved several persens to ad doeu
tions to the police departm t aor
hevr relief, . .J-ablintatroipittea
vlho prefers tO Iemain anodymous.
Vett ajor Gessford a check #q $0i'
A. I ylawski, of the HappYluand
Theater, donated $20. and Judge Rob
ert Mattingly of the. Municipal Court
Policeman Bradley received fatal
injuries when he was crushed between
a street car and an automobile, the
operator of which he attempted to ar
rest on the charge of being under the
influence of intoxicating liquor.
Bradley and Policeman James
Frayne saw the machine zig-sagging
on Seventh street, between L and M
streets northwest, on the night of
February 20. They hailed the op
erator but he refused to obey the
command to halt. Bradley gave
chase and leaped on the running board
of the car.
When at Seventh and 0 streets the
machine swerved against the street
car and it was then he received his
fatal injuries, having suffered frac
tures of both legs and internal in
DICD AT HOSPITAL.
The automobile rebounded off the
street car and crashed into an Irob
stanchion at Seventh and ) streets,
where Bradley fell. Frayne. who had
boarded the machine at the same
time as did Bradley, rushed to the
fallen man's assistance and It was
seen at once that he had been badly
injured. An operator of a passing
machine was notified and Bradley
was placed in the car. A hurried run
was made to Garfield flospital. In
the early morning of February 21 he
succumbed to his injuries.
The Cornner's jury held the oper
ator of the ma.hine for the grand
SINN FEIN SHOOT
Masked Men Take Curragh
Clough Farmer From Home
.and Execute Him.
D VBLIN, March 3--Another viet,
of thie Sinn Fein's relentless warfare
aginst "spies" was found near Cur
ragh Clough today. He was a farmer
who had been taken from his home
by a band of armed, masked men, and
shot to death. Upon his breast was
pinned the fnllowing note:
"A convicted spy. Informers be
An unidentified man aged about
seventy, was shot to death in the
streets of Cork after curfew hours.
Sean O'Brien. a resident of Charle
yille, was killed by a bomb while run
ning toward his shop.
WILSON AND COLBY TO
FORM LAW PARTNERSHIP
Presldent V.lisen will take up the
praettees et law after leaniag efte.,
It was aaueumced at the White Kern.
The Preeldeat auaeaeed that he
will form a partnershyp with Seers
tary' et state (siby. ad that the aem
will have offiees In New ek ad
he killed abet P. I
adw, in bw Oblego &Pe'
under a 25,000 -bond.
NO GRAF IN
Bipartisan 'Report Clears Of
ficials of Charges of Mis
Complete exoneration of R. Wil
mer Bolling, brother-in-law of Presi
dent Wilson, is contained in the
Walsh committee's official report to
the House after eighteen months of
investigating the operations of the
Shipping Board. The report states
that after thorough and careful con
sideration of all the facts the com
mittee found that Mr. Boiling, a
Washington business man, had not
been gpilty of any wrong doing what
soever in his dealings with the Ship
Although the committee had previ
ously issued a statement clearing
Charles M. Schwab, former director of
the Emergency Fleet Corporation. it
took occasion to reiterate in its for
mal report that the charge involving
him "has not been proven and is not
The report exonerating both men.
around him a torm of accusations
beat relentlessly some weeks ago. is
signed by all the members of the com
maittee. Congressman Steele of Penn
sylvania and Congress Conally of
Texas. Demoerata. affixing their sig
natureb with the four Republican
members of the committee. This is
said to be one of the few investiga
tinn reports in which the opinion of
the coynmitteemen has been unani
The committee stated that it found
no evidence to prove dishoneusty or
fraudulent schemes on the part of
members of the Shipping bard or
trustees of the IPmergency Fet Cor
poration. but there was abundant
proof of waste. inegiciency and lack
of co-ordination in the gigantic opera
TIEM WAS VITA LFACT'OR.
"The reason or justification given
for this," stays the report, "I. the
stress uinder the war emergency. No
one will deny that there was a great
emergency, and that time was the
most vital factor.
"Many of * the officials and board
members were without experience in
either shipbuilding or op~ation. No
adequate organisation exited at the
beginaiag. A coampleae ogaminatioa
to carry out its large program had to
he created. There was as ahotage of
shipbuilding shill as well as ship.
(Continued on Page 2, olmm 3.)
:e the Ma
PET WEEN, and the m
eglr, a tire agmey =a
toest. Krs. Orthwin is
RELEASED ON BOND
Mrs. Orthwein Freed After Fi
nancier Puts Up. $25,000.
CHICAGO. March 3.-Mrs. Isabella
Cora Orthwein. who killed Herbert P.
Ziegler. a tire agency. manager, for
love. is home in her apartment today
with a purse and sympathiaing
After reading testimony taken at
the inquest the court decided the
woman was admissible to ball. A
bond of $15.000 was fixed. Harry B.
Branstetter. president of an automo
bile enmpany. signed the bond.
Mrs. Orthwein appeared in court
clad in fur@ and radiant with gems.
Tears fell from her eyes at times and
she kept her veil down during the
proceedings. The inquest has been
postponed for the purpose of uncov
ering more evidence.
The police have received sugges
tions that another man may have
been in the flat when Ziegler made
his turious entrafoe. This theory is
to be investigated, though it re
ceives little credence. The womam's
defense Is so strong that Judge
Barasa took it into consideration
when he fixed the bond.
RUCEIVrEU DLACKMAEL WOTECM.
The police declare that the story
told by EddIe Nelson, Eiegler's chauf
feur, tends to corroborate a theory
that blackmail had something to do
with the attempt of Ziegler. to break
off the affair. Nelson said him em
ployer had made up his mind "to re
form" and go back to hIs wife and
"lie told me he was going back."
said Nelson. "He meant it, too, al
though the night of the shootIng he
met another woman at Wilson ave
nue and Sheridan road. I drove there
and then took both of them to the
Rainbow Gardens. Mr. Eiegler's life
had been threatened by Mrs. Orth
wein long before the thing happened.
"One night Mr. Zieglep had me
drIve him and Mrs. Orthwein up t,t
the Dells on the Milwaukee road,
the chauffeur related. . "Mrs. Ort
wein was particular'ly nasty. Mbe
*mashed two window in the ese amA
made a nuisance et herselt.
"Phe got out and he told m t
drive along a ways jeet to me er 0
into coming hack Into the ea. tt
(CotinuEd on Pe 3, Cao .
READYTO AC T
Lloyd GoWgo Flays Evasion 4
sues and' Announs
WOULD SEIZE COAL FIELDS
West Prussia industry to ls
Controlled and Customs
LONDON, March 3.--A
me==ber of the Germa indes
nit:dlegatitnde the ft
ata this aftr
"Our reply en Monday wE
deny that we hofrhhdA"
spirit of the peace or
.ougt tor de ay of itp
LONDON, Masc 8,-An 411ed
g)taatuU W P u -
taIsa.'4 that they omat~S
by se Frns deluation to 11n
demnity conference this afterasm.
STATE coNPULeORY NUAUKJUU
If the Germans fall to meet the al.
lied indemnity demaands or to tender
counter proposals more satisfactory 4
than those presented on. Tuesday. te
allies will put into effect the follew
lg compulsory measures:
aId Dosseert. I. the Ger me l e
and tedmtial belt in wetees Fti
l-Ei eb et tbe nes will uit a'
tax -e GermmAn expee ae.
&--A IM of eansens statless wIN
be -stablsh" by the MNes alse
The dues and eustse to be leviqd
along the Rhine will be fixed by'
allied commissions and allied trops
Will guard all customs houses.
When the Indemnity conferenb
opened at St. James Palace at noon.
Premier Lyd George IinediatelP,
ave the allies' reply to the Geima ,
counter proposals of Tuesday. reject.
it was understood that Premiet
Briand of France and Count SforsqW
Italian foreign minister, would followi!
the British premier. outlining tha.
positions taken by France and Itals.1
M. Barthou, the French minstr of
war, left for Paris during the day.i
and it was believed that his suddeVI
return was in eonnection with Frenhe
C"OWD 111110 1 GEUAT 91L
The crowds about St. James Pal.
stood silent as four motor cars
ing the German delegates droveue
for the meeting. Dr. Walter Si
the German foreign ainister,
head of the German delegaton,
pale and agitated.
When Premier Lloyd George sd
arshall Foch arrived, the crowd)
broke into cheers.
Dr. Simons consented to pose fee
a photograph. A4 he stood befe,
the cameraman be was asked wWI
course Germany would take. Ai
other of the German delegotes, real
plying for the fereign maniterelO
that no new prepesals had bee6s
drawn up. '
"We can do so mere than we hare,%
said this delegate.
It was reperted that the G@erman1
had arsanged to leave Lesdon within
thirty-eil hours. The anagemeat Ef
the Savoy HoteL, where the Germane1
ha.e been stepping, said that he hadi
been notified by the Germs deles ,
gates that they would depart esel.
Premater Lii Oses teld the CSw.
messel a Pese has pemt be a Psm
MS S a ba m ene n the sems .e
vstaed .by the tab g Gees'
armiee. The premiter reeited In dehenl
the dae one both he Frasge and
eiglem. declared that Preset
and are each beang ae
three times the -e