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At 505 E Street Who Were Written WrittenUp WrittenUp WrittenUp
Up Last Sunday SundayVICTIMS SundayV
Of 0 One of tho Women Whose Wh Pledge to I Her HerMother H HII HerMother
II Mother to Look Altar His Welfare Has HatImolted HasInlohed Haslnrolved
Imolted Her In Lots of TroubleTrie TroubJe The Real RialFacts RealFaols RealFaols
r Faols In the Case and the tootsad A tls d Ladles LadlesVoluntarily LadlsVolunlarlll
Voluntaril Voluntarily Vlndloated b bl the Globe GlobeThe GlobeThe GlobeThe
The article In this column on onSunday onSunday anSunday
Sunday laat giving the alleged facts factsIn flWtaIn factsp
In a poker game run by two women womenGovernment womenGovernment womenGovernment
p Government employee at 606 E street streetcreated streetu treatcreated
u created considerable Interest In the thevarious thevarioul thevarious
various departments one of which die discovered dl dlcovered diecovered ¬
covered the fact that the aecused wom women women women ¬
en were on Ita pay rolls The Th editor editorof editorof editorof
of The Globe was seat for and nd asked askedhla nakedhis kd kdhll
his authority whereupon a thorough thoroughInvestigation thorouibInveltlgatlon thorouthInvestigation
Investigation as to the alleged facts factstook factlwok fact facttook
took place The Globes informant informantwho Informantwbo Informantwho
who did live at 505 O E street but who whowas wbowal
was forced to leav leave there was againexamined again againexamined alalnexamlnd
7 examined The Janitor of the building buildingwas buildingwu buildingwaa
was wu also wen and a Mfrftavens Mt vnl yen who whoIs whoIce
Is a a onelegged etxcVref f q and has hasrooms ha harooml basrooms
rooms In the b ba Wttg WttgThe uT1IiThe li1iE
r The Globes Informant turned out outto outto outto
to be an Individual with a grievance grievanceHis IrlvanceHlr grievancei
i His relationship to one of the ladles ladlesmentioned ladlelmentioned ladiesI
I mentioned completely deceived The TheGlobe TheGlobe
I Globe as it was impossible for us to touspect tosUlpect tosuspect
suspect that any man would attempt attemptto
to ruin his own relative relativeFrom relativeFrom relativeFrom
From the Inmates of the building buildingwho buildingwho
I who are lawyers reputable citizenand citizens citizensand cltlMnaand
and others including the Janitor the theaccused theaccured theaccused
accused tomen women were given the highest highestcharacter hllbeatchracter highestcharacter
character They are both mothers and andare andare andj
j are the support of half grown child children children chlldren ¬
ren one lady having a daughter twelve twelveyears twelveyears twelveyears
years of age One of the th two women womenis womenII womenIdeserving
is Ideserving deserving tle ervl > > g of condemnation not In Indeed Indeed indeed ¬
deed for the things alleged in last lastSundays liltSunday lastSundays
Sundays Globe and which on Investi Investigation InvelUptlon investigation ¬
gation were found to be utterly with without without without ¬
out foundation in fact but for en endangering endanllerlng endangering ¬
dangering her character and risking riskingher rllklnlher riskingher
her position in obedience to a promise promiseexacted promlllexacted promiseexacted
exacted by her mother to look after afterthe afterthe afterthe
the welfare of the very Individual who whohad whohad whohad
had her written up in The Globe The Theother Th Th9ther Theother
other lady had nothing whatever to todo todo todo
do with either tbe man or woman but butbecause butbeeau butbecause
because beeau of her h rcsMenee rn m the lb building build building buildIng ¬
ing was involved in the thewriteup thewriteupi writeup writeupThe writeupThe
i The editor of The Globe promptly promptlyrepaired promptlyrepaired promptlya
a repaired tbe Injustice done the two twowomen twowomen twowomen
women by frankly laying the facts be before betore before ¬
fore the department officials and secur securing lecurIng securing ¬
ing their retention in their positions positionsAny pOlltlonlny positionsAny
Any ny editor would have been deceived deceivedunder deceivedunder deceivedunder
under the circumstances clrcumlt ncel and as It Is IsImpossible IIImposI IsImpossible
Impossible ImposI > lble for us to publish the whole wholestory wholestory wholestory
story of the deception we must lay un under under under ¬
der and accept the condemnation of ofthose oftbose ofthose
those who conclude from what is here hereprinted herellrlnted hereprinted
printed that we did not sufficiently In Investigate Inveltlgate investigate ¬
vestigate the unfounded charges chargesagainst cbarlelaaalnit chargesagainst
against these two honest and reputable reputablewomen reputablwomen reputablewomen
women before publishing the same sameBut umeDut namel
l But those who know human nature are areaware areaware areaware
aware that the most malignant of all allhatreds allhatredl allhatreds
hatreds Is that of family Jars when whencarried wbencarried whencarried
carried to the point of seeking each eachothers eachothers ach achotberl
others ruin We were caught in the thetrap theI thetrap
I trap and can only console ourselves ourselveswith ourlelveswith ourselveswith
with the reflection that we saved the thewomen tbewomen thewomen
women their positions and have It not noton not notor noton
on or our conscience of being beln Instrument Instrumental
al In depriving their Innocent child children cblldren childron ¬
ren of the bread these hardworking hardworkingand
and respectable mothers earn by their theirdalfy theirI theirdally
I dally toll tollThere tollThere tollThere
There is ii no poker game at 606 Estreet E Bstreet Estreet
street nor has there been any such suchgame luchgRme suchgame
game in the quarters occupied by these thesetwo the thesetwo e etwo
two women clerks The visitors who whocome wboI whocomethere
come comethera there are known to be the tb respect respectable felpeetable respectable ¬
I able and reputable acquaintances of ofthe ofI ofthe
I the ladles and nd they are limited In Innumbers Innumbe innumber
numbers numbe The Janitor of tile building buildingand bulldln bulldlnand buildingand
and the other residents Know them themand tIlemand themand
and even ven the proprieties nave nv never neverbeen neverbetn neverbeen
been violated In the slightest manner mannerby mannerby mannerby
by either man or woman in the build bgilding building b lId lIdIng ¬
ing ingA IngI ingAs
I A AI for the man who Drought thrsV thrs thrsscandal thl thlI
V I scandal and trouble upon hi his own reiI rel relative ¬
i I i atlve and on her lady acquaintance acquaintancewho aCQuaintanceI acquaintancewho
I who Is the Innocent victim of her herfriendship heri herfriendship
i friendship The Globe emphatically emphaticallyadmonishes empbRtlcallYadmonllhel emphaticallyadmonishes
admonishes him to cease his assumed assumedguardianship aslumedi assumedguardianahin
i guardianship over the morals of the thesaid theI
I J I said Id relative which are unimpeach unimpeachable unimpeachable ¬
able and attend strictly to his hi own individual In Individual Indlvldual ¬
dividual business It Is I hardly neces necessary necelsary necef ¬
f sary to state that it gives III vel Tbe Globe Globemore Globemore Globemore
more unfelgnc pleasure to vindicate vindicatethese vindicatel vindicatethese
l I these two women than thanany any satisfaction satisfactionwe atlrfactlonfl
fl li we could possibly derive from authen authenticating ButhenI authenticating ¬
ticating tlcatln or proving the unfounded unfoundedstatements unfoundealltatementl unfoundedatatementa
I statements furnished us In last Sun Sundays Sunday ¬
I days daY 1 article and that this vindication vindicationis
II is not only voluntary on our part but butthe buttbe butthe
the most congenial part of our work workas workal workas
as publisher and writerA writer writerA writerA
> A Shocking Shooktn OrimeJams Crime CrimeJames OrlIlUI
I James Butler colored was con convicted convlctel ¬ i ivlctetl
victed In Criminal Court No No1 1 Fri Friday Friday ¬
day afternoon of felonious assault Blullt on onMabel onMabel onMabel
Mabel Hudlow on Cottage Hill In InAugust inAugust
August last and was wa remanded by byJustice byJUltice byJustice I
Justice Anderson Uller on for sentence The Theextreme Theextreme Theextreme
extreme limit for such lch a crime In the theDistrict theDistrict I
District Is 1 Imprisonment In the peni penitentiary penftenltary ¬
tentiary for a period of thirty years yearsThe yearLThe year yearThe 1
The complaining witness was a white whitegirl whitegirl whitegirl
girl eight years of age According Accordingto
to the evidence the defendant met the thechild thecblltt thechild
child Aboompanled by her younger youngerbrother YOUDlerbrot1ler youngerbrother
brother on H street near Fifteenth FifteenthnortheastHe FIfteenthnorthtHe FifteenthnortheaetHe
northeastHe Is stated to have In Inaueed Inauod inaueecl
aueed the children to accompany him himsome himIIOme himsoma
some distance down the Banning road roadupon roadupon reedupon
upon the pretense vreten of giving them themcandy themCf themearriv
candy Cf Ifly and them then committed the as assault a a18ult assault ¬
sault 18ultI
Two Kinds of Coffee and Different DifferentQuality DifferentQuality DifferentQuality
Quality of Viands for forCHIEFS forCHIEFS forCHIEFS
The II Snap Enjoyed bj tho Government GovernmentCaterer GOIOrnmenlCalerer GovernmentCaterer
Caterer In the P Post o s t Office 0 f f I 0 0 Department DepartmentUnder DoparlmentUnder DepartmentUnder
Under the Protection of o Co C e rial r t a I n High HighOlflolals HllhOffl HighOlfiWals
Olflolals Offl als Who Participate In the Rake Oils OilsProfits OilsProfits OtisProOls
Profits ProfitsThere Profits ProfitsTher ProOlsThere
There is an n Individual with an n unpronouneable un unpronouncable unpronouncable
pronouncable name drawing Govern Government Government Governmeat
ment pay with a patent l > atent sucking ma machine machine machine ¬
chine In the Postofflce Po to1Dce who has be besides beIldl beside ¬
sides side the extraordinary privilege prlvlle of ofrunning ofrunnlnl ofrunning
running a free lunch for the chiefs chiefsand ehlfland chiefand
and a dear lunch for the clerks He Hehas Hebaa Hehas
has two kinds kind of coffee and nd two differ different different different ¬
ent coffee pots Occasionally in the therush therUlh therush
rush a common clerk nets eta a cup of ofthe oftbe ofthe
the coffee coffee Intended for the tJ1 chiefs and andbecomes andbecoml andbecomes
becomes so exhllerated as a result resultthat re resultthat ult ultthat
that he has h to either lay off or get his hisI hlaIDOUt hissnout
I snout mashed for tyring to boss his bllfellow hlsfellow
1 fellow clerks clerksI clerklThere clerkThere
There are re two kinds or qualities of ofall ofall ofall
I all the various viands viand supplied by b this thisenterprising thllenterpr1lln thisenterprising
enterprising caterer who rent free freeand freeand freeand
and an assured lured Income serves the theI tbeInldday themidday
I midday lunch in the Postofflce The Thefirst Th Thfiret TheAnt
first quality Is served the chiefs and andhigher andhigher nd ndhllher
higher clerks and the aou IUIlneral8cl terated stuff stuffIs ItUItII stuffle
Is thrown to the common herd It Is Isalleged IIallepd lealleged
alleged that for this special l ect1 privilege privilegecertain prlvllelecertain privilegecertain
certain high officials not only onl have the therun therun therun
run of their false teeth free but butthat butthat butthat
that they participate in the rake off offand oft oftand offand
and profit Common Commonclerkl clerks who growl growlor
or kick at the lunch served them themare themare themare
are spotted and their names quietly quietlyInserted quietlyInlerted quietlyinserted
Inserted in the No good books of the thechiefs th thchlell thechief
chiefs as do also those wbo are so sorecklessly 10reeklely soreeklessly
recklessly independent as to go out outside cutIide outside ¬
side the building and patronize patronl lunch lunchcounters lunchcountera lunchcounters
counters conducted by honest cltisens cltisenswho cltlllnlwho citizenwho
who have to pay rent and whose names namesare nm nmare nameare
are not on the monthly pay roll rolls of ofthis oftbll ofthis
this paternal Government Of course courseall courseall courseall
all competition against this favorite favoritecaterer favorltetarer favoritecaterer
caterer is promptly frowned down or orstamped orltamped orstamped
stamped out and nd so far as the Post Postoffice POltoftlce Postomce
office is I concerned he is isMonarch IIMonarch 1sMonarch
Monarch of all 11 he surveys luneYIHII surveysHis N NHis
His rights there arexone arVaone to dispute disputeArd diapu1eAmi dltputsAnd
And If clerks attempt Ltulptto to get L LThr gar garThey jny jnyThey
They are re officially oftlclU baR banged In the thesnoot themoot the themoot
snoot snootThe mootTh moot mootThe
The Th Globe apologizes tp Its old oldfriend oldfriend oldfriend
friend Mr Alexander Selkirk for the theliberty theliberty theliberty
liberty taken with his soliloquy on the theIsland theleland thelaiand
Island of Juan Fernandez but being beingunable belnlunble beingunable
unable In the crash of empires and andrush andrUlh andrush
rush of worlda to think of anything anythingmore anythingmore nytbln nytbln1D0re
more appropriately descriptive of the theabsolute thealJ theabsolute
absolute alJ olute and exclusive privileges en enJoyed enjoyed enjoyed
Joyed by the Postofflce lunch caterer catererthan caterertbn catererthan
than the verse ver e so atrociously mangled mangledwe
we have fallen back on the liberty of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the press and plagiarized a good goodthing 100dthlnl goodthing
thing thingNotwithstanding thlnlNotwlthltandlnl thingNotwithstanding
Notwithstanding the traditionally traditionallydocile traditionallydocile traditionallydocile
docile spirit of the common Govern Government Government Government ¬
ment clerk he Is 1 kicking qp the thePostofflce thePOltoltlce thePostoftlce
Postofflce lunch or rather on the fact factthat factthat factthat
that there are two different kinds of ofcoffee ofcolTee ofcoffee
coffee and viands with precisely the thesame theume thesame
same names aqd prices for the Infer Inferior InferIor interior ¬
ior brand of which he has to pay paywhile paywhile paywhile
while the chiefs and higher officials offlctalsare officialsare officlallare
are served with the th unadulterated and andsuperior andluperlor andsuperior
superior quality at the same price In Including Includlng lm lmeluding ¬
eluding n per cent of the profits for forthe forthe forthe
the few higher monkey monks monk In the thecombine thecombine thecombine
combine combineThe combineTit combineThe
The Tit Postmaster Po tmaster General will please pleaseoverlook pleaeeoverlook pleaseoverlook
overlook this growl rowl and pay no atten attention attentlon attention ¬
tion to the matter or complaint complaintWe complaintWe complaintWe
We deem this admonition to the P PM PM PM
M Q necessary necel ary otherwise on reading readingThe readlnlThe readingThe
The Globe he would Instead of spend spending apendInl spending ¬
ing the Sabbath In religious devotions devotionsbe devotionbe
be sure ure to visit the building on the theAvenoo theAvenoo theAvenoo
Avenoo and raise sheol Any ny official officialwho officl1who officialwho
who would ask for 16000000 60 eoc00oo OOO to be ex expended expended expended ¬
pended under the superlntendency of ofAugust ofAUlult ofAugust
August W Machen for Rural Free De Delivery Delivery Delivery ¬
livery Is capable of placing a mortgage mortgageon
on the Capitol and permit the fore foreclosure foreclolure foreclosure ¬
closure of the same to prevent Con Congress ConIrell Congre ¬
gress gre from assembling assemblingThe aslembllngThe assemblingThe
The Investigation during the pros present prelent prosant ¬
ent session of Congress Congre will necetltate necetltatethe necltatetlte neceaitatetlue
the enlargement of The Globe the theuse theule theuse
use of smaller type and the condensa condensation conden8lotlon condenean ¬
tion of even firstclass murder rape rapeand rapeand rapeand
and arson scoops We shall have room roomfor roomfor roomfor
for nothing else el but the exposition and andexploitation undexploitation andexploitation
exploitation of the devilment and andskulldudgery undIkulldudgery andskulldudgery
skulldudgery developed by Congressional Congress Congressional Congre Congrelonal ¬
ional committees In the P M G Gs De Department Department Department ¬
partment especially the Rural Free FreeDelivery loreeDelivery FreeDelivery
Delivery branch the Pension Office Officeand Officeand Officeand
and the other Addition Division and andSilence andSlIlnce andSilence
Silence cabals cabal and cliques plundering plunderingthe
the taxpayers right under the pro proboscis proboacll proboscis ¬
boscis of Teddy the Terrible Terribleliooturo TrrlbleIeoture Terribleheoture
liooturo By Seorolary Wellor WellorMr WeJlerMr WellerMr
Mr Charles CharI Frederick Welter Well r gen general general en eneral ¬
eral secretary of the Associated l80clated Chari ChartUes Charit88 Charites
Ues of the District will deliver a t lime limelight limeIIlbt limelight ¬
light lecture with seventyfive fInttlT new newstereoptlcon newItereoptlcon newstereopticon
stereopticon views Illustrating and ex explaining exllalnlnl explaining ¬
plaining the work of social settlement settle settlement littlemnt ¬
ment tomorrow evening at 8oclock 8 8oclock 1ooloek
oclock in the auditorium of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Columbian University Fit Fifteenth Pifteentlt Fitteenth ¬
teenth and nd H street ItrMtJ north northwest northWilt northwest ¬
west under the auspices of the Mon Monday Monday Manday ¬
day Evening Olub The lecture will be beabsolutely belJeolutely beabsolutely
absolutely free and open to the public publicThe publicTh publicThe
The Th lecture will be In line with Mr MrWellera MrWellr1 MrWeilers
Wellera endeavors to further settle settlement settlemeat ttle ttlement ¬
ment work InWashington in Washington by which whichIt
It Is hoped to encourage the poor In Intheir Intheir intheir
their effort to be Keltsustaining IIIfsustalnlngI
1 1I
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Of Pension Commissioner H Clay ClayEvans ClayEvans ClayEvans
The Claimants are Now Old Men and He HeProposes HoProposes HeProposes
Proposes Wearing Them Out Until The TheDierite Thel ThelDlerllc TheDieills
Dierite Hew Plan i Oatioe Oe 010 l e of a Bleak BliokHiart BlickHarl BleakHeart
Heart and Calls fir His Immediate Removal ReirmilFrom RemmlFrom RemovalFrom
From a Position He Has Disgraced DligraeadPension DisgracedPension DisgracedPension
Pension Commissioner H Clay ClayEvans ClayEvanl ClayEvans
Evans Is the most unscruplout Pen Pension PIlIon Penaioa ¬
sion Ion Shark In the United states btat By Bya Dra Bya
a system of trampling on law he an annually annually annually ¬
nually defrauds pension claimant out outof outof outof
of millions and millions of ofll dollars dollarswhich dollarswhich llara llarawhich
which the law has provided far the theveterans theveternl theveterans
veterans and their families He stamps stampsout ltampaout stampsout
out all opposition oppolltl n with the grasp of oftyrant a atyrant atyrant
tyrant after the methods of the theStandard tbeBtandard theStandard
Standard Oil combine or the Sugar SugarSyndicate SuprSyndicate SugarSyndicate
Syndicate SyndicateThe SyndicateThe SyndicateThe
The tyrannos In the Greek Gov Government Governmnt Government ¬
ernment was one who exercised unlimited un unlimited unlimited ¬
limited power but contrary to law a atyrant atyrant aatyrant
tyrant that usurped his power The Theoutgoing TheoutlOll1I Theoutgoing
outgoing Commanderinchief of the theQ theO theG
Q A R at the national encampment encampmentthis encampmntthla encampmentthis
this fall at ueveland veland denounced denouncedEvans denouncedEnu denouncedEvans
Evans career In the Pension Bureau Bureauas
as a career of bold lawlessness and andrecommended andrecommended andrecommended
recommended that Evans be dismissed dismissedfrom atmllledfrom arsmissedfrom
from office officeEvans oftlceEvanl officeEvans
Evans has h uniformly controlled controlledthrough controlledtbroulh controlledthrough
through the manipulation or the G GA OA 0A
A R renslon Committee and G A Rof R Rofficials Roffictll
officials of iciais the selection of the incoming incomingA
G A R Itofficials officials at t every encamp encampment encampment encampmeat ¬
ment and at Chicago In 1900 Evansthrough Evans Evansthrough Evanathroulh
through his strikers selected Com Conimanderlnchlef Commanderlnchtet Coalmenderinchief
manderlnchlef lUseur supposing that thatas thataa thatas
as Rasseur wa was from Secretary Hitch Hitchcocks 1IItcbcockl Hitchcocks ¬
cocks town St Louis he would be besubservient beluhlervlnt besubservient
subservient to Evans dictation Just Justat justa justas
at a previous G A R officials had been beenBut beenBut beenBut
But Rasseur Raa eur had been a judge on the thebench thebench thebench
bench and believed In the supremacy supremacyof
of law and was not a lickspittle lie Heabhorred lieabhorrlll lieabhorred
abhorred Evans highhanded brigand brigandism brigand11m brigandlam
ism against the pension laws and nd op oppression 011preulon oppression ¬
pression of claimants claimantsDuring clalmntaDurlne claimantsDuring
During Pension Commissioner CommissionerEvans CommllonerEvanl CommissionerEvans
Evans arbitrary reign of about four fourand fouraDd fourand
and a half years In the Bureau he hM batbeen lift liftbeen hMbnoverruled
been bnoverruled overruled by b hit Immediate ImmedlleJor su superior 1 1psibur ¬
perior Jor officer the Ajatataat 1 8emtt 8emttof Seers Seersof
of the Interior more times Um and od on onmore Oftmore onmore
more of his own practices and andlnetruc andlnetructions Instruc Instructions Inltruotlon ¬
tions tlon to the force for rejecting claims claimsthan cl1anItban claimthan
than all his predecessors combined combinedduring combineddurlnl combinedduring
during the fifty years existence of the theBureau theBureall theBureau
Bureau No prior Commissioner ever everrejected everrejeeted everrejected
rejected the great number of claims claimsannually clalmaannually claimsannually
annually which he by his various and andInfamous andInfamoul andinfamous
Infamous systems has rejected each eachyear eaellyaar eachyear
year He admits to rejecting over
120000 claims last year This is many manytimes manytlmea manytimes
times the number of his allowanceand allowances allowancesand anowanceaand
and the 120000 does doe not Include many manypartial manypartl1 manypartial
partial rejections brought about by Ig Ignoring Ignorlnl ignoring ¬
noring the he law and disabilities To Tocover Tocover Tocover
cover up his vicious practices and to todistract todlltract todistract
distract attention from the prodigi prodigious IJrodlllOUI prodigacue ¬
cue number of rejections of claims of ofold ofold ofold
old and decrepit veterans Evans pads padshis padiihll padshis
his tables of allowances with the num number number numr ¬
ber of duplicate certificates cerUOca s issued to toreplace toreplace toreplace
replace pension certificates and reis reissues rei reiues relssues ¬
sues ues and allowances of accrued on ondeath ondeath ondeath
death of pensioners continuances of ofpensions ofpenelonl ofpensions
pensions in other names renewals and andrestorations Bndre andrestorations
restorations re toratlons of those unlawfully drop dropped dropped droppod ¬
ped etc He complains because the thoveterans tbeveterans theveterans
veterans are growing older more morefeeble morefeeble morefeeble
feeble without dying and therefore thereforehi
hi ii unable notwithstanding hlji hl des despotic d8lpoUc despotic ¬
potic and unlawful practices to turn turnback turnbaek turnback
back Into the Treasury each year a agreater aIrter agreater
greater sum of unexpended pension pensionfunds penllonfundi pensionfunds
funds which Congress had appropriat appropriated ¬
ed to be paid to the veterans that year yearHe yearHe yearHe
He complains because so many veter veterans veteranI veterens ¬
ans have not died and are still liv living lIvInc Ilvtag ¬
Inc He estimates them at t over 900
000 He II keep the country floodedfrom flooded floodedfrom floodedfrom
from the Pension Bureau with the thecry thecry thecry
cry of pension attorney pension pensionsharks penlonIharkl pensionshark
sharks etc etcthe the stop thief with withwhich withwblch withwhich
which the police are so familiar familiarIn
In his last report he has turned his hisbattery hllbattery hisbattery
battery on the Spanish and Philippine Philippinewar
war veterans and slanders them over overthe overthe overthe
the shoulders of Banquos Ghost the thepension thepenllon thepension
pension attorney for having so many
disabilities Had Evans Evan crept out of ofthe otthe o1the
the spacious Quartermasters quarters quartersduring quarterlduring quartersduring
during his three months service I rvlce In the thecity thecity thecity
city of Memphis and nd waded the theswamps tbeIWamPl theswamps
swamps lagoons bayous I rice fields fieldscanebrakes tleldlc fieldscsnebrakes
canebrakes c nebrakll and seas of mud In thePhilippines the thePhilippines tbePhlllppinel
Philippines along with the Philippine Philippinevets Philippinevet Philippinevets
vets vet it might have taken some of the thestop tbestop thestop
stop thief out of his distempered distemperedbrain dlltemperedbrain distemperedbrain
brain But Evans is equal to the occa occasion occaIioni occadon ¬
don Iioni he has ba now a new or revamped revampedscheme revampedcbemefor revampedsehemetor
scheme cbemefor for derating pensioners by mak making makIng making ¬
ing It so difficult that the old broken brokendown brokendown brokendown
down men can not complete their theirclaims tbetrclalmr theirclaims
claims during an ordinary lifetime lifetimeHe lIftlmelie lifetimeHe
He proposes to be the Aaron and Moses Mosesof MOIIIof Mosesof
of the pension laws His plan is based basedon baledon basedon
on the pretended depravity of the pity physicians pityIlclnl plysicians ¬
sicians of the whole country which whichnecessitated whichl1eceultatell whichnecessitates
necessitated a radical change In the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole system of adjudicating claims claimswhich clalmlwhleb claimswhich
which our fathers and their successors successorshave IUCCl880rsbave successorshave
have followed since the days of Wash Washington WllhInlton Washington ¬
ington lie proposes to holu a sitting sittingtwice IItUngtwice sittingtwice I
twice a year in ech county with his hiestenographer hi hiItenolrapher hisstenographer
stenographer and some of his medical medicalfavorites medicalfavorlte medicalfavorites
favorites from the bureau and compel compelthe compelthe compelthe
the attendance of witnesses wltn and veter veterans vtrani veteran ¬
ans an widows and children at these thesetwo theaetwo thesetwo
two sessions Ionl Who is to pay the hotel hotelbills hotelbills hotelbills
bills for these washerwomen and chit children chlldren chitdreu ¬
dren 7 Who U i to transport and feed feedlae fledt1e teedtue
lae witness witnessrfe wltn wltnlIe witnesstie
lIe knows that not onetenth onetenth of the thewltnaMM thewltne thewitnesses
witnesses wltne ee could be produced and not notonetenth notontentll notoitenth
onetenth of the claimants GOuld at attend attond attold ¬
tend and not onetenth of the merit meritorious meritorious meritorious ¬
orious claims oould beaompleted be completed dur duroI ¬
tag ID JeW livea live of the claimants The ThewoBMt Thewolade11 Thewu
woBMt wolade11 wu dIs Is that he should be 10 blind blindaj blindlJ blindnr
aj tt tO make such a proposition He Hehaf Hebllteme HehsSlome
bllteme haf Heeome Intoxicated with hU prior priorI priorIU priorsuoa1
IU suoa1 I In controlling the th Q A R pen penimmlttee penImmlttee pene
sloe Immlttee immlttee to favor a secret star starcftttptr ltarell starcM
cM cftttptr ell UttMIr 4Ifar commission to revise reYI the pen pensto4avri pensl len lenIIqJawI
sto4avri sl ws and in his success in arbl arbltnajai arbltftI arbltrd
trd tnajai reducing and suppressing the theI theIe thepa
pa Ie I laws law and In fighting off Con Coni ConII Cong
tftI II I investigations by a pretelJd pretelJdR prateqdel
el R Investigation 10 that he henO heno
nO fli i become perfectly reokl reoklthe reaklWI reekqu reekquW1
WI the Gods destroy they fl fllad first lIratIn firstand
In and kIad BsdfI kIadHI lad ladoould
HI could this noble fabric be de deid dex deA
A loned oned by a maker brute and andI andfit andAd
Ad AdC I
C fit it of art such raerules Invent InventMse inventAnr
Anr Mse se a beautlous world of such suchArtf sucht suchNOW
x ± NOW TOO O OLD OLDAleCivil D DACtffl
Artf ACtffl Clril War Veterans for Post Positions IosltlOJlS Posttions ¬
tions of WatcllnlenSO Watchmen WatchmenSO WatchmenSO
Of tM II Asia 1 War and Nary BuildingDifferM BuildingDiffer Bull lnDlffer lnDlfferlilt
M lilt In tk the flood OH OI Tiles Before We WiCinnatkf WeI WeImpel
I Impel p Cinnatkf Md EngHtlHMn a aHt aA as asApo I
A Apo itaal Ht t Clirk ClerksThe Th Tlte Sample Cue of ifN ofWMiilrn ofWot
Wot l N Wright WrightThari Y1lllhIM Wrightb
Thari IM I II a naval engineer officer officernamed officernal officernaitted
named nal d Blard lard who hold h hdlde ldl down the snap snapof Inapof snapof
of Superintendent I oT d the State War Warand Warand Warand
and Navy Department Building who whohas wbohu whohas
has ko lu o use UI for a Civil war veteran III IIIa esa s sa
a watchman at least An applicant applicantwith applicantwiLk applicantwith
with tils tiffs disqualification of having havingaervedhla halnllenedia havingserved
aervedhla served hla country lItr in the field during duringthe durlnlthe duringthe
the late mtoundersUndlng Ulu1ersLa1ldlnl having met metthe metthe metthe
the apprljrtl app 1 of the captain of the thewatch tbewatcia thewatch
watch fpt exclaimed You are the thekind thekind thekind
kind of 90 I want was 11 Incontinent Incontinently ¬
ly tunypdown nil 11 down by this naval autocrat autocratyou autocratwlt autocratwtt
wlt GOunter declaration Have Havent Havent
nt you and frequently said that thatW
1 i no W use for or these exsoldler exsoldleri eXBold leI leIb leIfew
i a few quite moments In the theof theGf thep
p of the Soldier President Presidentbeneficial Ire Presidentbeueflcial ldnt ldntbenflcial
beneficial to this thl Individual IndividualIn individualv
In v veterans tsratu ra of o the the Ctrl dtYil war warveterans wrIt warOorament
= Oorament OoramentIf =
It veterans ve of the Cltll I war r are aretoo aretoo aretoo
too old for service si watchmen then thenNaval thenNaval thenNaval
Naval Engineer Biard Is disqualified disqualifiedhimself dl disqualifledhimself qualUled qualUledblmlelf
himself for service I rvlce as superintendent superintendentIt
It t Is a poor rule which will not work workboth workbotb workboth
both ways waysThe waysTbe waysThe
The superintendent aforesaid it Is Isalleged IIalleged isalleged
alleged served in the navy during durln at atleast atleast t tleart
least a portion of the Civil war His Hisage 11I1e Hisage
age e therefore according to his own ownruling ownrUllni ownruling
ruling disqualifies dl quallftel him for a Govern Government Govlolrnment Governmeat ¬
ment job jobA jobA jobA
A recent case cu Illustrative of the dis discrimination dlacrimination dicrimination ¬
crimination in favor of young men for forthese fortheBe forthese
these positions of watchmen etc etccame etccame tc tccame
came oft of In the application of Watch Watchman Wtchtnan Watchman ¬
man M S Wright to be promoted to tothe tothe tothe
the clerical force Mr Wright is a ayoung ayoung ayoung
young man filling a a position more moresuitable morelultable moresuitable
suitable for an exsoldier than for rora roraIUlty foralusty a alusty
lusty youth but be was not satisfied satisfiedwith satisfiedwith aUltledwith
with It He wanted promotion to the theclerical theclerical theclerical
clerical force and took the Civil Serv Service ServoIce Service ¬
ice examination Mr Ir Wright knew hepassed he hepassed lIePIUIII
passed of course and anI became Impa Impatient Impatlent Impatient ¬
tient at the delay In his transfer or orpromotion orpromotion orpromotion
promotion to the clerical force He Hefinally lIeOnally Hefinally
finally visited the Civil Service of offlee office offlee
flee and andobtained obtained his rating when loand lo loand 10and
and behold he bad received but sixty sixtyper sixtyper Ixty Ixtyper
per cent This necessarily disgruntl disgruntled ¬
ed Watchman Wright as such a per percent percent percent
cent precluded the possibility of his hispromotion hllpromotion hispromotion
promotion as clerk But not so Mr MrWrights MrWrlhtl MrWrlghts
Wrights pull has induced Chief ChiefMorrison CblefMorlloD ChiefMorrison
Morrison of the Department of Ac Accounts Accounte Accounts ¬
counts to give the young youn man a trial triala trialas
a as clerk When he next takes a Civil CivilService CIvilService CivilService
Service examination his experience experienceclerk as asclerk asclerk
clerk will give him the necessary per percent percent percent
cent of rating which hlcl1 will ensure his hissafe hllIfe hissafe
safe passage pa by that useful and dread dreadtribunal dreadtribunallab dreadtribunalselsh
tribunalselshAnd tribunal tribunallab tribunallabAnd eelah eelahAnd
And so the old thing works The TheCivil TheCivil TheCivil
Civil Service Law Is used to turn down downCongressmen downConlrellmen downCongressmen
Congressmen and other Influential or orImportunate orImportunte orimportunate
Importunate individuals who endeavor endeavorto
to get their constltutents and friends friendsa
a place at a Government udder but butchiefs butchlefl butchiefs
chiefs of department and appointment appointmentclerks appointmentclerkl appointmentclerks
clerks find no trouble in beating the thegame thepme thegame
game and monpoollslng the snaps In Infact Infact Infact
fact the Civil Service law manipulated manipulatedas
as they turn the trick Is Ii a perk and andsource amilouree andsource
source of revenue which would seri soriously seriously lerloUllY ¬
ously deplete their annual annuallncomel Incomes b bsides be beIdel besides
sides Idel diminishing the number of beau beauties beautI beauties ¬
ties tI In their respective harems should shouldthe Ihouldthe shouldthe
the law be repealed and the old Jack Jacksonlan JackIonian Jacksonian
Ionian qualifications again be substi substituted IUbttltuted subatltilted ¬
tuted is he honest is he competentBut competent competentBut competentnut
But this was wa In the good old times timeswhen Urn Urnwben timeswhen
when we had a Republic and Amen Americans Amerlcanl Amencans ¬
cans filled the tll positions of chief and andappointment andappointment andappointment
appointment clerks Instead of Eng Englishmen IIInlIIlhmn Eaglishmen ¬
lishmen and Cannucks naturalized naturalisedand naturalliedand naturalizedand
and unnaturallsed such as we are arestraddled areItrlldlell arestraddled
straddled with now in the various de department departmenta department ¬
partment and when l1en the Hyde Ilydsslords HydeFords Uyd8lFordl
Fords Lymrtns Iman et all were singing singingthat alnlnlthat singingthat
that soulful soulful and inspiring anthem anthemHalf anthemI anthemhalf
Half a loaf between four of u ul1 ul1Notbalf be beNot 7 7Not
Not Notbalf half enough for two of ui uiLong UILong usLong
Long mar ma she Ih reign rei In over us usGod uaGod usGod
God save v Uie Ut t e Queen QueenAn QueeuAn QueenAn
6ollalton 6ollaltonThe
An Advertising Isollalior IsollaliorThe 1301101101The
The Olobe has a vacancy on 1U U staff stafffor ItrUffor stafffor
for a a flrattl 11tt1a1l ffrst dlaee M advertising solletor IOlIet r to totake totake totake
take exoluelye I charge of Its advertising advertisingcolumn adverUlnsaolumJlf advert1aingoolumA
column aolumJlf A liberal commission will willbe willbe willbe
be pail paid iiptll until after the holidays at atleast atI atleast
least I 88lt A jgan UP In his business bualn can canmake canmake canmake
make a Handsome compensation for forhis forhll forhis
his services
Lovely in Life and In Their TheirOfficial The TheirOfficial I r rOfficial
Official Death DeathTHEY DeathTHEY DeathTHEY
Chief of the Hall Depredations De red3t1onl Division DivisionSoslped D Iv I s Ion IonS IonSoelped
Soslped S 8lped and Joins Muhens Gang as a aCommon aCommon aCommon
Common ClerkThe Clerk Tfte SupirlnlmdMt of f the theRural IheRural theRural
Rural Free Dellrerj Deliver aid His Offlifil Record RecordThe RlOOldThe RecordThe
The Globe Is How After Kit Scalp ScalpMr SoalpMr ScalpMr
Mr Emanuel Spelch chief of the theMall theMall theMail
Mall Depredations Division of the thetostofltce the10ltontce thePostofgce
tostofltce Department has come to togrief torler togrief
grief rler and been trnsferred very appro appropriately appropriately appropriately ¬
priately to Mr Machens Rural Free FreeDelivery Preenelherybranch FreeDellverybranch
Delivery nelherybranch branch as a common clerk clerkMr clerkMr clerkMr
Mr Spelch Is Indebted to the SundayMorning Sunday SundayMorning sundayMornlnl
Morning Globe for this change In his hisfortunes hlltortunel hisfortunes
fortunes Mr Spelcii It will be remembered re remembered remmbered ¬
membered undertook to manage the theWidow theWidow theWidow
Widow Hs H farm and In doing so man managed manaled managed ¬
aged to do the widow to such an n ex extent extent extent ¬
tent that she Invoked the assistance assistanceof
of The Globe through her friends aad aadwhile aadwbll andwhile
while wbll we have been unable to make makeMr makeMr makeMr
Mr Speich disgorge we w have succeeded succeed succeeded lucceeded ¬
ed In securing his degradation from fromchief fromchief fromchief
chief clerk The Widow H armed armedwith armdwith armedwith
with the articles In The Globe and na cor corI corroborated corroborated
roborated by ber own documentary evi evidence evidence evidance ¬
dence sought the head of the depart department departmnt department ¬
ment and am that official after Investiga Investigation Inveltlatlon Inveetlgation ¬
tion did the rest restMr reitMr restMr
Mr Spelch although a Swede and andforeign andforel andforeign
foreign forel born exercised the moat com cornplete complete complete ¬
plete and nd absolute tyranny over the theAmericans th thAmerlcanl theAmericans
Americans subordinate to him In the theDepredations tbeDepredatlonl theDepredations
Depredations Division and we had com complaints complalnta cornplaint ¬
plaints of his imperious conduct long longbefore lonlbefore longbefore
before the Widow H solicited our as assistance asliitance assistance ¬
sistance but we waited waitedII as all things thingscome thin thincome thingstonne
come to those who wait and nd Mr MrSpeichs Mr8118lchl MrSpeichs
Speichs official offi of gial < < lal scalp as a chief came camealong cam camaloll camealong
along aloll In due time and now adorns adornsThe adornlThe adornsThe
The Globes sanctum nctum sanatorium So Somuch Somuch Somuch
much for Mr Spelch let us u turn to tohis tohi tohis
his hi present boss boasIn bossIn bOBIIII
In reviewing and conning the th official officialrecord otftclalrecord officialrecord
record of our felicitous friend Qua QuaMachen OUIMachen GusMachen
Machen as It appears In the We E ae report reportpublished rep reportpublished lrt lrtpubUahed
published by the Senate we w Inadvert Inadvertently IndTertntly lnadverteatly ¬
ently ntly overlooked one very urllilant urllilantqualify urllllaDtIlualltt urlllfantquali
qualify quali of his marvelous genius geniusGoing lenlulGolD geniusGoing
Going GolD back to sae > ae time wnen h h1I0Qrllbed
nourished In the zenith Of his glory gloryae 1101 gloryas
ae a peael pteselyte 11 ef Qevebraa Uetnoe Uetnoewe reel
we have discovered that he
a mania for secret espionage He wa wapertectly waperfectly
perfectly happy it appears wnen nen bspotted b bspotted
spotted something or had eomebod eomebodelse
else to do it for him Naturally treacn treacnerous treacneroul treacneroua
erous himself hlmle as old Lucifer he sue suspects IU IUpljct suepacts ¬
pacts everybody else of treachery Any Anyman Anyman Anyman
man afflicted with such natural per perverted perverted perverted ¬
verted attributes deceives himself himselfaulto hlmaeUuulte himselfAcite
uulte aulto as often as he deceives othersTo others othersTo otberlTo
To substantiate this predominant fea feature featUIl teatun ¬
ture of his character The Globe recalls recallsone recalllbne recallhue
one paragraph from his sworn state statement ltatement statement ¬
ment before the Senate CommitteeWe Committee CommitteeWe CommitteeWe
We caught him in several several I eial lies and andfinally andI1l1ally andfinally
finally became auspicious of him all allaround allarouDlI allaround
around and had a regular postofflce postofflceInspector poltomceInlpectortwo postoeceinspectortwo
Inlpectortwo Inspector two regular postofflce In Inspectors InIIJtctorlOOme Inspectorscome ¬
spectors IIJtctorlOOme come to Washington and run rundown rlln1I0ln rundown
down the trio who had Joined together togethernamely togethernamely togethernamely
namely H S and B H Hulleged alleged to bea be bea
a 1 Democrat S was wa a a Democrat andB and andB andU
B was n 1 Republican After the de department department dopertinent ¬
partment satisfied Itself tnrough thereports the thereports tbereporls
reports of these Inspectors both of ofwhom ofwhom ofwhom
whom were Republicans of the under underhanded underhanded underhanded ¬
handed work of Mr H Postmaster PostmasterGeneral PostmalterGeneral PostmasterGeneral
General Wilson promptly dismissedhim dismissed dismissedhim dlsmilledItlm
him from the service serviceWhat I serviceWhat rlce rlceWbat
What was the underhanded work or ofwhich orwhich orwhich
which these three men were adjudgea adjudgeaguilty adjudgealullty adjudgeaguilty
guilty by the Inspectors and Gut GutMachen Gu GuIoacben GusMachen
Machen Had they conspired to rob robthe robthe robthe
the United States Treasury or murdersomebody murder murdersomebody murderIOmebodyT
somebody What crime had they cornmitted com committed commltted ¬
mitted With the debates In Con Congress Conlrels Congross ¬
gross and Maeheni sworn evidence be betore be before betore ¬
tore us The Globe unhesitatingly avows avowstbat avowlthat avowsthat
that these three men dlo their duty dutyThey dutylltey dutyThey
They succeeded through the loss of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their own positions politi ani In breaking up a agang apng agang
gang of public brigands foisted on the theTreasury tlteTreasury theTreasury
Treasury by Gus Machen every everyone everyoneor one oneof oneof
of whom was equally as Irresponsible IrresponsibleAC
AC tile promoter of the devilish scheme schemeWhy IchemeWhy schemelVhy
Why were they dismissed dllmll d Gus Gussays Oussays OUIIIIYI
says for conspiracy but when hewas he hewas bewaa
was asked by Senator Pritchard to explain ex explain explln ¬
plain the nature of the conspiracy
he floundered like a huge black bass basswith bllllwith basswithu
with a treacherous spoonhook in his hismouth hllmouth hismouth
mouth Ills explanation explanation Is a tissue of oftransparent oftranlparent oftransparent
transparent falsehood from A to li lizard IzIud Ixssrd ¬
Iud and he knows it is false falseThe fal falThe falseThe
The editor of The Globe does 100 net netclaim notclaim netclaim
claim to be an adept at figures but butlike butlike butlike
like Mark Twains Twain Nlcodemus Dodge DodgeAs DodgeAs
As far as twelve times twelve I am amno amno amno
no slouch but tother side of that Is Iswhat I IWltllt iswhat
what gets me We W have made some somecalculations IOmecalculatlonl somecalculations
calculations on Machens Secret Agen Agency Alency Agency ¬
cy fraud and here is our solution If IfIt ItI Ifit
It I t is erroneous the record in the Post Postoffice 101tol1lce Postolfice
office Department If u can be foundwill found foundwill founllwill
will prove or disprove It ItFiftyeight Itllftyellht itFiftyeight
Fiftyeight Machen spies plea at 6 per perday perday perday
day for one year not Including In01l1l1ln Sun Sundays SundaYI Sunday ¬
day days 80770 Add dd to this their aver average averale average ¬
age dally expenses exp Including ofcourse of otcourse ofcourae
course Brotherinlaw Bellmans sal salary ulry salcry ¬
cry ry and expenses ex pen who got about 12per 12 12per 12per
per day the grand total exceeds 8J 175
000 000Is
Is It any ny wonder that under Cleve Clevelands Clevelandl Clevelands ¬
lands second ailtnlnetraClon a < < UncleSam Uncle UncleSam UncleSam
Sam had to borrow money to meet meetrunning meetrunnlnl meetrunning
running expenses with such an official officialas
as Mr Machen to relieve his strongbox strong strongbox Itrongbox
box boxThe
The Globe will endeavor en 1or to ascertain ascertainIf
If possible whether any anyone one has h been beendetailed beendetailed beendetailed
detailed from the Washington Detective Detec Detective DettCtlve ¬
tive Agency to spot the suspects In Indoubtful Inthe Inthe
the poetomee Dt Departmdnti flrttrtnt as al It f t II IIdoubtful isdoubtful
doubtful If Qus oan now divert one onelet onelet onelet
let alone two regular poetofflce p08 omce intpec In6pecr
r I
ton from their legitimate work te I do doi8
i8 8 freak jobs jobsWhy jobllWhy jobsWhy
Why should this man hold any n poi poirltlon po position IIOrltton ¬
sition In the Civil Service under anyadministration any anyndmlnUtratlon lY lYRrlmlnlltrationT
administration It may may be that We Were weare weare
are re impatient but A W Machen oughtnot ought oughtnot oughtIIOt
not to hold a place one day longer un under under under ¬
der President Prell dint Roosevelt RooeeveltIf
If we mint we certainly will un uncover uncover uncover ¬
cover hit record and In Toledo Ohio Ohiowhich Ohiowblch Ohiowhich
which to ear the least would not bo bovery bovery bovery
very palatable to tolOllle people ple of nice moralsTfifs morals moralsThis moralsrllIl
This Is not blur blutf bill or conjecture and andOut andOUI andGus
Out knows It We shall publish tho thowhole thowl10le thowhole
whole truth and nothing but the truth truthSelah truthSelah truthSelah
t r
Seeking to Untie the Light Con Connubial Connu1J111 Connublal ¬
nubial Knot KnotOphelia KiwtOphell KnUtOphella
Ophelia Schiller has h asked Iklt the Su Supreme 9Iuprime Suprime ¬
prime Court of the District to front fronther granther mnt mnther
her a divorce from Lawrence S khlir khlirher iMlill iMlilller hIiHler
ler She alleges allel cruelty crult and also fraud fraudin tNUIlIn fraudin
in the marriage mare contract The Th corn corncomplainant com comoomplalnani oomeomplalnant
complainant sets forth that she he martied mar married J r rIled ¬
tied the defendant in Alexandria Va VaAugust VaAUult VaAugust
August 5 1901 and that about Sep September ep eptember p ptember ¬
tember 1 he brought her to Washing Washington WubtMgton Wubington ¬
ton It Is further alleged that verysoon very verysoon ftrt800n
soon after this the defendant began a asystematic 1 1IYltematic asystematic
systematic abuse and almost dailY dallythreatened dailYthreatened dailythreatened
threatened to leave her that the d dfendant iffendnt sip sipPendant
Pendant declared to a third party part about aboutthe aIMWtthe aboutthe
the 1st of October that he did not love lovehis 10 10bl lovehis
his bl wife wlf and nd never did and that he henotified kenotUled henotified
notified her that he would no longer longersupport lonrlupport iengersupport
support herThe her herThe herThe
The plaintiff also 110 avers that dePendant de defendant d dfendant ¬
fendant dellberaeely and willfully de deceived deceived deceived ¬
ceived and defrauded her In this mar marriage marrlBle marriage ¬
riage In that he never intended Intendedto to live livewith Uewith livewith
with the complaint as bit lawful wife wifeAt wif wifAt witsAt
At tbe time of the marriage It If I al alleged alleled alleged ¬
leged by the plaintiff that she wail but buteighteen butellbteen buteighteen
eighteen years of age and bad lived allher all allher allher
her life in tbe country and consequent consequently
ly I was not lot familiar with the way ofthe of efthe ofthe
the world and was therefore eeelly
deceived and led away by the defend defendant defendant defendant ¬
ant antMaggie Maggie R Russell Friday institutedproceedings Instituted Institutedproceedings Inlmutedproceedln I
proceedings proceedln for divorce from fr m David W WRussell WRUliJell V VRussell
Russell The petitioner states ltat that she shewas aheWIU shewas
was married to the defendant May 10
1888 and that for more than three threeyea8 thrteye1 threeyears
years he has been an habitual drunk drunkard drunkard drunkand ¬
ard She asks that she be awarded awardeedthecuetody awardedthe rded rdedthe
the thecuetody custody of her seven children and anilaccorded andIWc andaccorded
accorded IWc rded such relief as 1 the court may
deem proper properProceedings properProoeedlnll properProceedings
Proceedings were also begun by
Pearl Bixler fpr a divorce from edgar BdgTa
a Blxler on the u ground of willful w1l1hlde w1l1hldetttoa de desertion ¬
settles tttoa THe plaintiff pla1btlllaers avers tau ak aku shea she sheWM
WM u a married to the defendant Decem ¬
I ber 1 4891 In this city She aver averthat avers aversthat re retht
that the defendant deserted and aban abandoned abanBoned n ndond ¬
Boned her Iq In 1 May 1897 897 since which whichtime wblohtime whichtime
time she has been een compelled to support
herself without help from the defend defendant derauiI1Ut defendant ¬
ant it Is stated by Mrs Bixler that thather thather thather
her husband is a variety varl ty actor and andthat andthat andthat
that his occupation requires him to be bewithout b4Iwlthollt bewithout
without the Jurisdiction of the Su Supreme Iupreme Supreme ¬
preme Court of the District the greater greaterpart lIeaerpart greaterpart
part of the time but that during durin the thepreeent t1aepreaent thepresent
preeent week the defendant Is filling fillingan ling lingan
an 1 engagement at a local theatre theatreCONGRESS theatreCONGRESS theatreCONGRESS
Property Holders Pile a Protest Protestwith Protestwltll Protestwith
with Secretary Hitchcock HitchcockThe HitchcockThe HitchcockThe
The residents of Congress Can Ire Heights
have filed a protest prote t with the secretary
of the interior against the division of
the St Elizabeth Asylum buildings buildingswhereby buildingswllereb buildingswhereby I
whereby wllereb a portion of them are to be beerected beerected beerected
erected on the East I ast side of Nicholas Nicholasavenue Nloholasavenue Nicholasavenue
avenue avenueThe avenueThe avenueThe
The petition states that owners of
land which Is declared more desirable desirableare dllrableare desirableare
are willing to exchange It upon terms termsvery termsvery termsvery
very liberal to the Government The Thepetitioners Tb Tbpetltlonerl The Thepetitioners
petitioners state that it seems to them themthat themthat themthat
that the Government gets mush the best beetof bestof t tof
of the proposed bargain We W learnsays learn learnsays learneays
says the petitioners that if the ex exchange IXcban axchange ¬
change cban of land Is not made and the thebuildings theblllldinp thebulldingsareerected
bulldingsareerected buildings are re erected upon the theeatMde theeatMdea eaet IIItahle IIItahlea aide aidea
a tunnel must be constructed under
Nicholas Nlcholalvenue avenue the cost of which aad aadtne aadthe d dtne
tne costs of other expenses which the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government must In that event nt sue Mistain IMI IMItalll suetamp
tain would ollld in a few yean be much muchgreater mUGhgreater muchgreater
greater than the value of all the lands landsIn landlIn landsin
In question and very many times timesgreater timesgreater timesgreater
greater than any possible difference inview In Inviews Inviewl
views view as to the value alue of the lands landsproposed landsproposed landspre
pre proposed to be exchanged exchangedThe exchanledThe exchangedThe
The following reasons are given why whyUe wliytile whytae
Ue proposed propo ed exchange of land should shouldbe IhouldIJe shouldbe
be made as urged First the th exchange exchangewould exchangewould xchangewOllhl
would prevent Irreparable Injury to tomany tomany tomany
many citizens of Congress Heights Heightssecond 1I81lht8HiJond Heightssecond
second it would be a great pecuniary pecuniarybenefit pecunIarybenefit pecuniarybenefit
benefit to the Government third it itIs itII itle
Is essential to the best care and well wellbeing wellIJelnK wellbeing
being of many Insane persons a great greatnumber IIreatnllmber greatnumber
number of whom lost their reason as assoldiers as80Idieri assoldiers
soldiers in their countrys serflte serfltefourth serrlcofourth rlle rllefourth
fourth Chairman Cannon of tlllt tli Ap Appropriations Appropriations Approprintlona ¬
propriations Committee of the House Houseand HQuseand louse louseand
and Chairman Allison of the isms ismscommittee wme wmecommittee amlloommlttee
committee of the Senate made mad earnest earnestappeals earngptappeals rn ltt lttAJlJI88II
appeals to their respective bodies 1Iodl g to toavert toavert toavert
avert the necessity of a division ef the theasylum thealyillm theasylum
asylum buildings by acquiring the ad adjoining adjoining adjoining ¬
joining land which can now be se secured IKo IKoCUNKI se secured ¬
cured upon an n equitable basis basUkPolice ba baPulice basisPonce
Police PoliceTenth I ITentb ITenth
Tenth and G street Crows news newsstand newsItand newsstand
stand and Jacksona JacklOn on 7th street streeton Itreeton streeton
on the same 81m policemans beat leat are aresure arelure aresure
sure places for newsboy thieves thl to tosteal toIteal tosteal
steal newspaper Avery newspaper newspaperIn nw pJHlr pJHlrIn
In the city suffers at t these th two places placesbut plaMIIbllt placesbut
but The Globe Glob because beoan of Its ready readysale rdylale readysale
sale on Sunday morning has beenmade been beenmade be n nmade
made a favorite In this thieving pool poolIn tOOlIn poolIn
In no other section of the city Is suth suthpilfering sUlhpilfering euchpilfering
pilfering of newspapers carried on onIn aDIn onIn
In fact It has been practically stopped stoppedal atopptdelwewhere stoppfldelsewhere
al elsewhere ewhere except on this particular particularbeat partlO1ill particularbeat r rbeat
beat Hence our cry of police bo bofore bofcre before
fore proceeding to the last resort
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