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THE SUN, TUESDAY.
MARCH 4, ion 500,000 VISITORS CROWD CAPITAL SlrrefP and Hotels Jammed With Good Xnturcd Cheering Throngs. SPLENDID DECORATION" City Rrillmnt With Bunting By Day and Lights at Night. TAMMANY 'IS CONSPICTOT'S Braves Centre of Oayety Every where Murphy Happy and Very llunsxy. FAIR MORNING AT CAPITAL. TASHIVGTON. D. C. .March J. -Fur weather for the inauguration ceremonies is the confident prediction of the V. eather Bureau to-night. The morning ill be briRht. but it ill be cloudy in the afternoon and "unset tled" and colder at night. Light to moderate outhest winds becoming variable arc aUo predicted In spite of this assurance of the regular forecasters there was no special statement from the Veither Bureau Chief. W illis .Moore, that all uould be well. He has neer before failed to come along with an opti mistic "night before" prediction, and his silence alarmed the anxious throngs, who aait the daun in anxierv. WASittNCTOX. March 3. Contrary to nil inaucuratlon precedent the crowd which ha migrated to Washlncton for . tne purpose of vlewintr AVoodrow W!l son's Induction the Presidential otllce ! arrived a day earlier than usual. It is accepted in Wahlncton as an ind.cation of the extraordinary and na-lo.nvHe prosjirity which the Pnltcd Sta'e f-oay enjoys that the Inaucjra' ' ol-day has thus been expanded, for !n years ra' the crcat crush always has come on March 3. Last n.ch: at the Union Tmnina Station ne crowds were so cjneested wi'hln that edifice that on 'he twent-' jeen track lcadln? to the concourse, at one t'rr.e thlrty-tivc incominc train, were al:ocethr stalled and so remained for hours. This was the h,h tale of r.e ir.bo.ind t'.ow of holiday-makins mrlcans who will compne the bu.k f,f th half million -hronir to-morrow To-dr.y condition" nt the Intake po nt were re trved The ionces'."n lui endd. True tne trains from SouC.ern and Southwoturn poin's and frotr ; northwet of Cnlcaco were hi ,rtt' J an uour or so. bu: the.e ar: iind.tn which mlcht obtain at any -.ii!". And n so ar a the Southern ser ice . ron- lerned thincs ar quite iifirmal. M!'l- ar" and cmc oranlrations. with ami without music, were pouring i'..r,.nci, , he etation portals, but the family .rowds, ttie sichtsecrs. were aireauy aoused and becom.nj; familiar with th scosrapliy of Washincton this niorninc. j . i Weather la Idrnl. i The cales of Sunday had subsided ! for the sun arose to-day. Ideal March weather, with the mercury lincerlnj: jiist below the fifty mark, characterized 'he entire day. There was Juft a suffi ciency of breeze to make th brilliant decorations of Pennsylvania avenue swlntt to and fro. adding to the life and sparkle of the picture. The fine weather also helped the. crowd to look happy, particularly the women folks, for bpnni; millinery sprang up over nleht like a bed of dandelions and the Keneral warmth of the sun uav-j opportunity for tbe discard of winter worn furs and heavier wraps. Pennsylvania avenue bore the appear Knee of a street fair In n country town viewed throuch a powerful macnlfyinc slass. The fakers were out In forcu. flags and banners, canes and whistles, horns and squeaky balloons sold rlcht ajid left. The characteristic Influx of cutups who attend all jrreat Catherines put n their appearance early. The nlcht scene in the creat central thoroughfare of Washincton was brilliant In the ex reme Ftoth broad sidewalks and n .arce portion of the 160 foot roadway was taken up by pedestrians, but there was abundant room left for the con htar.t stream nf motor cars and hor. drawn vehicles. The street railway servfeo Is stand in? the strain, and so, fortified by the Ujadrennial promise of double pay for the Inaucuratlon fceuson, are the car conductors. The cood nature of the crowd was maintained. The sad mis conduct of the poltclnc facilities at the BUffracette parade this afternoon ul ready has been forcotten. Ilrllllnnt Illaiulniitlnna, The Illumination of the avenue to the lncandi;hc nt arcbvwtyH very room 'r'tt is complce. fcs. in tddltlon to in the jtublie buildlncs hnn been hrlli anti.v nchted, so that the crowd had a hininc backcround of brilliant yellow squareM In ptaco of the dusky piles, "rdlnarily sombre and deail In their ci.u-slc majesty. ilv 'he aid nf three jrreat naval 'archllchts the dome of the Capitol, irownfd with four hucr Karilson tines, was made tn h!ne out white and clear aralr.s: i astern sky nt the end of r a uu'i tn the lantern burned 'he f . .. anal wniie arts, sicnifylnc 'l!. c.nyiis. in In lis death aeon, '-..I f,,.' f..i.,t!. n io keep it lamp ' mme.i ui 1 rtl Ilk ' The crowd t.-niKl" wan a sober one. Jast w-hy auch peaceful conditions have relaatd was not dlbclosed until late Thi Sussex Downs Yorkshire Moors" y GERALD ACKKRMANN EXHIBITION OF WATER COLOR DRAWINGS A. ACKERMANN&SON 10 East 46th Street to-day. A part of this demo ratio throng according to Washington sa loon men. has not learned mull now "whre to Ret it " The characteristic window emblazonments of Huffot." Exchange" and "Grill" have been lo.t on the representatives nf the trlum- Phant followers of the Sage of Mont!- at a to"'' irC rtT '""''I" " Suddenly a great light dawned The Job printer have received rush orders i to print yard wide and yard hlRh white cards with the legend In the blccest 1 type In the office. "HAH" Things are better now. To-night at the P.al'Igh Hotel head qjarters of Tammany Mail have been established. Charles p. Murphy. hl broad, florid face radiant with mlle accompan.cd iy T P. Smith. e.r, -.ar of the ersanlrat.on. and Phi! Dona hue, tr aurer of Tammanj. moved about throuch the corridors of the hotel ,ind sho. i; hands with sum of the braves and their friend as souRit i hem oat. Mr. Murp'iy arrived nt t!-e h,.;?: shortly afi'r . o clock. He a hun cry. Accompanied h Mr Smi-h and THE WILSONS OFF FOR rTmfijESjlSMtWnKlLBZ S 'lsBBBHBHsBBSMas9BLH I 'J3JtmtEBM Br MBSiy mBSSBBSLmS1LmSLmSm!BSb,. H L Z H BaVM SLVaVaVaVaVaVaVaVaVaVaVaH Zz? aB - m fj Bs.aLiLilLB5ailvAv Its Person .l ggqe of the BKKHKKKBVWKBKMlBBBIKBtimKKm tt:i -v r-r rBManlHnBBLBBBBBHBLV JBHK JRtM aB PTn?ni A-. lail'in Mr. Donahue he thrice a.ailed the dlninc hall in search of provender Thr--e time he wa Informed that there wa not a s'at to be had. Finally, alone after f o'clock, the leader of Tammany Hall was fd. He had car ried his appetite since noon; likewise his complacency. Hut both were In need of replenishment. Seven trains bore the Tammany braves Into Washincton. three by the ltoya! Iilue Line and fojr by the Penn sylvania. Mr. Morphv came by the lattir :-.,iit.-. and Sheiiff Harl urc, r cnie in bv the oth-r The trains w.-e c!oe to chei!ui and the brave. . i; hatted, frock .-..ated and !eek. wr In coed condition and .n e vtraordlnati v com1 temper The Tammany !ead! took par :n the evnlnc' frollo on Pennsylvania aven'K- onlv as onlookers. They did ik' project any -reuadlnc pat tie or par ticlpate in the central round of the ho tel In which others of the organization encacd. ,hit afltr Tamnianv Hall bad been safely landed nt the ilnle.ch, the binrlnc note of n Idc tirass band were heard o'ltside. The Tammany men made a dash to the door thinking that tlielr coining was to be celebrated with b. nt Inc of drums nnd blnwinc of trumpet. In the street they beheld n crowd of llk hntted citizens carrying two stand ards Cine was tV.e Stars and Ftrlpes; the other, at first indiscernable, wns later disclosed in be n huge blue flag emblazoned wl'h a shield, which was supported by two stallion rnmpant. It was the banner of the Keystone State and the Demorcatie Association of Har rlsburg hnd come tn the hotl to greet the Chief I'xecuttve of Pennsylvania, John K. Tener, a Hepubllran. Didn't ( nil tin Wilson. Charles F. Murphy did not call on President-elect Wilson. Officially Mr. Wilson will not know that Tammany has sent a delegation to Washington until Charles F. Murphy In hhluy plug hat. and black frock coat, leads his bravo 1,200 past the reviewing Btand to-morrow. Neither does Vice. President-elect Marshall. The Tammany leaders have made no calls. Hven Gov. Sulzer wns neglected nt his quarters In the Wlllard. True, Gov. Sulzer was not nt home any how. He had htarted out to renc-r Washington acquaintances. He dined out. He told the members of his staff that lie had no use for thtm until tn. morrow and to wander where they wanted to and see Washington. The majority of the staff thereupon dolled Itself up In special full dress regalia nnd stood nbout the lobby of the hotel and smoked. So long as Charles' of eliminating the evils complnlncrt ot F. Murphy did not present himself at, in the Pujo report he Wiiiard Go K.tlzer did not Include "The concentration of money In New tin- Italelgh In his pwr.iiiuu i-.nrarj York, which 'he report denounces, II. ui In- ca!ld lie would not haw f und would be done away with through the M' Murphy "at home." a tie sachem, workings of a central reserve aseocls as sunn ns !. bail managrd -n d.ne, tion." he wid "There would be no gn liiied h' bodyguard, Messrs Smith ' Idle money In out of town cities which and Donoluie, about him and sallied out 1 Is now belne sent to New York for uae upon the nvenue. Ho mixed with the las call money. crowd In democratic atyla. "All this nony would b employed WILSON RESPONSIBLE FOR BANKING REFORM Safety nnd Soundness in Cur- rency Ledslntlon T'p to President-elect. UK MIT SNOW STKKNT.TH! tiflllkPV SflVS Central Reserve As- . '. ... ,, .... . MlTiation Oil 1(1 hlillll- Hate Ml FvlU 1 . . . That the sole responsibility for safety ,nnd soundness of action In hrlnclnc nbout real reform of the hanking and 'currency system- of the country rests a Peculiar way upon President Wood- row Wilson and Representative Glass 'of the sub-committee on banking nnd currency Is the opinion of the big ' bankers of New York who have been leaders In the movement for banktnR . reform. A banker who referred to the Pujo report as nn impossible medley of wild notions said yesterday that practically upon l'r"ideiit Wilson alone will de Vohc Hie responsibility of hoMmc back the radical an 1 show t,s them the w..y for efl'i.e sound lefotin "It I the 'lope of the bui:i- com munity of the iotrm ' said or.e danker who had t-ei a leader in ad -t-ii t it-u scientific 'ntki"i; reform Kied mi a centra! reserve association. 1 thai Pi est- .President Lltct ivnJ dnt Wilson as a man of broad edic.-i- tlon and a a lender of his party will hae the strength to show Congress in i . .... .1. . ... iois ij.tun.iit; leionn uuu llie uenmuine measures now proposed ate Ix-yonrt reaoii. "It will rest with him to convince them that the Idea of a central reserve providing it discount system and liquid or call money, which the country has not now, is the real essential of banking reform. Mr. Glass, who has legislative proposals for banklnc reform In charge. Is nt the point where he recognizes that the provision for such a system Is abo jlutely necessary. It Is as to the means of providing it that ho Is uncertain. ; "Other Congressmen who fully recognize this point of the necessity of u central reserve hesitate because they fear that they me yielding to Wall Street. "It will be the part of Woodrow Wil - I son to tell these men and his party that ', this measure is not a Teldlng to Wall .street, inn u necessity for the good of the country; that certain measures in It are ann-nan sireoc enough and that fear of incurring nolltlenl ill. - plensuro by so-called yielding to Wall .Street should have no plate in the matter. The Interview published In The Sr.v of yeMerday on the necessity of call money In every part of the country at all time was commented imon bv lemt 7. ' ',,...?. . n "I ' n b 'T1 -pressinn oi tno real remedy for the faults of the country's banking system. One banker described' the relation of such a plan through the meanB of n central reserve association as the fundamental method mMHiwmngUEml IliWv'BBVIiJBBBSnBH LBl Si I HtBBBBBBbLTB wH - In the section where It belongs, for I bankers would know that they could' lend It In whatever form and that they 'could pet It Kick nt any time by redls counting throuch the centr.il teserve. 'Acnln, the Interlocking directories 'denounced by the Pujo report would not be a necessity If there were m reiifr.il rjerve- association. There i now no' meim nv which hnuir. frrtm fill ntn. the country can confer on general and fundamental economic movements of money and hultie nnd provide for the xafety of themselves and the country against financial disaster. "Therefore, bankers In New York, the flnniicl.il centre have had to get to- scthor, meeting privately, Pnder the 'centr.il reserve association plan bankers from u much wider sweep of territory would meet inder the auspices of a public Institution, not privately, nnd the pice of monetary movements could bo ! regulated to the frrent commercial ad- vantneo of all sections of the land. "Providing llould or call monev. an elastic currency nnd a central reserve association are. the three essentials of tanHln? reform In this country." 'PACT DMIiVj VP A NTl A I im i uiwju uvnuinii IN FEDERAL BOARD Iiiinie Thaddeus Sharrett and l!ny II. Chamberlain. Ceneral Appraisers. W otsr i -is. March -President Taft to-dav renio.-od from office two memliers itf the I n'tiM St ite Board of (leneral Aptirnler located nt New York. That) eus shnrrcttsand Hoy II. Chnmberlalu. CAPITAL Mrs. Wilson on IraJn ust Bore 3ejxrturfc tb VVkshingfcen. , hi order to 'eke elect unmedin'elv In a letter to the t wo aniir.iiM'r the Prei- i dent int.t tl.nt thm- I. ...I l....m remm-.I ' . I ,eealle of -tll.n fe.Tliw... in nltl.e i..-. f,.n .i... u.... i.i .. ......i I . . " , ."'''H'" "' It'll I. I'eiiiwnii, .1 ssii-i.tllL lUliril'-l General of the Depatinient of .1 n-t William Ioeb. .lr . Collector of Ciis'oiii for the port of New York, and I -lie IV.Illifll-ter i liu ..nl..r 01 the Hiron i ianur i ter a law oOicer in the bureau ot insular affair, a . omtiuttee to mvesti- gate ihe arltniiu-'r.ilivo method-, nnd personnel of the Hoard of Appraiser Wier an extended investigation th'sconi- ll-l'te.. reeniI11ended the removal nt the two men name.!. T lie charges against .Mr "-hnrreit were that lie had used hi oflicial position to compel personal favors to hitiief. especially from the Baltimore and Ohio Itailroad, that ho had greatly ditnuiishex 1 the ucofulties., of the Uurd and that he had unpaired public conlldeni e in it, through ciroutr.h'aneeri surrounding the practice before it of Id son. V. P. Shar- rott. a lawyer of New ork. SiM'ificnllv it wa.i ehnre-ed that bo hnd i . ..i ' .. , -swiuusiieu a uusioill 01 seuiiii; Jiev- , ,vl,.nlh for , favoral)Il. ,wj,i,m of WiM , whch ,,,, s0 npfwar,.(. . l,nri...l ll.nt whil.t rioner.-il Art. I praUer Sharretts refused to sit on : ,h hpnrin of particulor rM m. ,1V , ui .. i,.7 .... i ti. " " . ' I'ientienl cases filed by other hwyera. ..j i, jui. ih. ... ,nirnl Dm disposition of hi son's rase. On thee ehnroeo a nnblio hearinir was cjven by the investigating committoe to Mr Hhnrretu on January 31. and at that hearing h testified himself and had several witnesses present As suhttantiatlotv-jfor the charge that Mr Sharretta had used his official position to secure personal favors from the Balti more and Ohio the committee secured and made public, the following letter, dated June 15, 1012, and addressed to James H. Butler, United States Appraiser at Baltimore; -Mt diab Doctor- For a number of 7 kl Mi Snow-awaits 'IvSl i if II No special dates HI If j But every day SraE iimh hL Inaugurates SjHflb ,A new delight SrfiBfl . IjJlMljJ For those whose flight 0&M lifninl Lies o'er the Road (frsr IiIIIIbIhI f Anthracite yer the llalt.nioie Hiid Ohio Hailrosd h.i ' i'-ued Inetriutions to train No. 4 and 6 from I hicau-o leavlnc Mount Hoyal Matlon at cmhlnmlon rff Anu-rlrnn anil Hrltlsl. 6 0j 1' M . to Mop Mltiday a rad-ha hen tlacced to take oil paencer from Interests (linrced. New lurk, froni July J to November I Tboj,, N j, March 3 0. ii e-l'r.ideiit Potter of th llaltiuiore mid , . , ,. ...... Ohio ha. annually iued this order to no- ' t1hrpad m wa" "ttackwl by th rotimiolate me at the request of the Iste Federal Oovernment m n civil suit fileti ltohert II Vay. foricn freiitlit ncent ofihr to-day by Pnited State Attorney hUi h thinners as Horitfeldt A Co.. Strobe) A Co.. Mrotiel A Willcen. I.. Dlock A 1.0. and othei who Import nierchndie intendel for Vetern port throtiRh Kaliimore for ir.inportatlon by the Halt (more and Ohio, who have aked to have till co'irte)- ci I ended to me "iiuiiil to the unrorluii.ite dock strike In Haltlmore the firm mentioniHl have been I compelled to dirett their hlpmenl lo Philadelphia. Hoion nnd Sewjrt Sews. ' . - i t .. ......i a i uo noi. nu. me. . -run. . j acnt t hroTx niy.ell upon our kimuir" " n . e mn.e.ri I occuple that jio-ition procure nic .n order ' lo Inve th tram -topped r h-n tl.ieied n . lorinerly on Sunday from ' i'o(). tober . or Noeiniier i With k.'iil levari for 4" r""lf n'" -'r w 'hot. 1 iim. oiii n- ,-'i,i linos ii m bi i 1 Mr Mr. Sharretl- wa ohm otth inenitters i oi uie original ioani. He wa appointed ' by President ll.irn.oii The chari?o ne-iiint Mr. Chnnilrlain ' wore tliat ho did' not mvo the neci-snry 1 ciii.tlillcatioii for the performance o'f ty" "i'-. Hiat in various way he hnd dtrovet III Usefulness lis u member )f , ,,,,.,, al(, ,h)t h h.(, imlialr,d ,i,i,,confitleiicein timi Uidv. . Mr CliaiulMTlain wa given a closed l,oar.ng at in reque.i m .New ork, I'ebniary 1. The s,mi;iitt' founil the ,,,", !(.mov,. ,,m. Ho WiW a!,;,oinl.-d bv President Koosevelt. A HEARING FOR MR. GIBBS. Semite Committee May Hejet't I.iht- er's Niiiiiltintlon. Ai.hanv. Jlarih 3 The Assembly to- nUht pascid snipe of the hills hro idnilng the poweis of the State Insuiap.-e De. partinent and .-rftctlng the laws govern ing Itisiii.mfe companies. The Jackon ; full ri w bill. Increasing th" number of tiersons necessary to make up train views tiersons necessary to niake up tt'sln view in some easet. was advanced ti thlid tailing without objection, but will be oipostd w hen it conies up for final pas sage A ''ill was Introduced at the Instance of f '7'' W":r. "-",,'jlit Sf "''fctC !llf" nf agr.er-s n'th st.e factory , investigating commission aim giving an additional appropriation of HO.iiOn for , thti rxminaea of the commission durlnc I ,n,ne,5tt ''in, , , , , tu ,. Chairman James J. Frawley nf the .Sen- ate Finance Committee announced to night that there would be hearing; on March 13 on the nomination of Milton E. Glhbs of Hocncster for leiral member of the State Hospital Commission, The Fi nance Committee may report unfavorably. If tho Senate rejects the nomination Gov, Sulier has said that he will wait until the Legislature adjourns and then appoint Mr. Glbbs. Senator Fran-luy's friends said to-night that there have been filed with the com mittee affidavits rerarding net of Mr. Olbbi as h lawyer which nw justify the committee In reporting his nomination' adversely. "THREAD TRUST" SUIT BEGUN. reeland. uib rwtition. whirl l w.i cictietl bv Allnmov.r.Atinrii WleVor-h.nn umIn 1 the dissolution of the alleged cotnbination by what i termed th- Coats interests of Great Britain of the thread trade of the Unltel State, including that nf the Americr.il Thread Company, itself a consolidation of fourteen American com panic. It i aliecel bv the C.ovenunent that . . . ..... . . imcier the Mvie ot a l' t oats, l.tu . OI . (Jreat Hritaiu. the interstate and foreipi . , ia . u. . ' 1 v strainwl by combination and unfair competitive method 'Hie court i-asked to order the Reparation or all combination in tin country controlled by the Coat iiiteret into utich units a will restore competition and to restrain the contin uance of h a'-lec,ei unfair niethodf. Th" court i asked to appoint n receiver for the property iT that N nefessarj for the nrcomplihment of the end aimel a' The followiuc were nanierl a defend ain In 'ew.leiey. 'he American Thread lomiKinv. the Thread pencv. the Spool Cotton Company, the Clark Tin end Com p.iv. the Clark Mile-end Soool Cotton Coniiwnv ami fleorce A Clark A Hro . J AP Coati- Inc . of Ilhode Island. Jaine. Chad wick A Hro I.td . of Great flritain. i i oais tan . lireav ornam, u.uion lln of Pawtii.'ket. R I : the Ktiglih Sewmc I'otton Comnanv. I.il of Ureat Ftritjiln. .len.-i Rrnok J Rro . I.lil.. of , Oreat Itrltain: Frank E. Kalev of Summit. m crowd nnd taken In charcc bjt Robert ( Kerr of Moatclai'r. E. Start in police matrons to await their claimants. , Phillip! of' .Newark. Joseph C! WyKe of , T.ie Hnierpency Hospital, situated New York. Joseph Palmer of Manchester v ;o-ist t t'le yi-eno of the worst d! IjiKland; Frank H P.ol.v of Manchester, I Tur!a u . block , haIf t fjicland, Tliomas G en-Coat of fdasgow. iH1. , , ,,..,.. , . ... Scotland. John William Clark of-Newark. , Fiftt?th st,rie; :in'' iVnnsylsanla nve- i Wnlter P Neel of New York. Robert B ' "". treated seventy-tlve women as :v iSymimrton of New tork, Jnme Valen- resalt of the suffracette jam, and the I'ne of Newark. Joseph Bewker of Man- . uppity of the hospital was taxed. All Chester. England. . I O M Clark of New- , eoept three or four of the women, iar5.. . ,, , , ..,i.,v, however, left the hopitnI to-nicht, ' The alleged combination controls.the i 1 " (petition savs, about W per cent of the T.iose wh.i remained were still suffer- uomeotic thread tuslties ann auoin w or 7n per cent if the mamifact'in'rs I thread bunineMt EXPLOSION STALLS WASHINGTON TRAINS Pennsylvania Engineer Killed When Hoiler Hlow; Out Near Kahway. N. J. Hie Ixiiler of a locomotive drawing an inauguration live coach special train over the Pennsylvania Hailroad tracks bound Washington ward blew up yesterday morn ing as the train wa passing n breakfast food factory near Kahway. N J. J A Hennicker of Newark, the en- lit, me him, ginoer. was catapulted our of the cab n'v' frum, lniU ,,e wag suffermK and died several hours later a a ieMit frjm appenillcitls. .if hi injurie Ktlwar.l Mauley, the, Af,,r ,nc, vaae ,ad swept up tho fireman, of Jersey City, was seriously axe!UI,., 0r rather fought its way up, injured, but not fatally. iUll thoroughfare was deeply littered For a while it looked us if the great flood wlln iaper, ,Mrts f millinery, veils, of travel bound for Washington was , hatpins and other portions of feminine going to be held up indefinitely, but n .attire. couple of hours sufficed to clear the At Sixth street nnd Pennsylvania ave track and the Pennsylvania Itailroad nue a young woman, about 10 yearn was again operating its regular and se-! old. was caught In the crush and her cinl trains on a fat though revised outer skirt completely torn from her. A schedule , gallant young man lent an overcoat Tho five dav coaches were crowded j and the young woman wns hurried Into with ;jn members of the Kalem Cadet ' a hotel In a hysterical condition. Corp of the Massachusetts militia on , To say that .Major Sylvester, superln their wv to Unshlm-ton tn march in the ! fndont of the police. Is being criticised inmi.ir-:! ,tari.H in.Hm- v,,- ,.f th,. passengers was injured and all of the j train crew excepting the engineer and tireman escaped witjioui nurt Tho boiler of tho locomotive hurtled through tho air 310 feet straight ahead. Piece of tho wreckage peppered tho neighborhood for several hundred feet around. Manv of the windows in the breakfast food factory were shattered. A holo ten feet deep was torn in the track beneath the engine. Brakes on the locomotivo worked auto matically following the explosion nnd the train count to a standstill within u hundred feet of the accident. At the offices of the Pennsylvania Rail road yesterday afternoon it was said the engino boiler had been inspected just before departure. Officials rouM give no reason for tho explosion. TAXICABS COLLIDE IN FIFTH AV. Berlin Woman' Cur rnuhr Into Another at -fUil Nlrrrt. The brakes on a taxlcab In which Mrs. H, E. Gates of Berlin was riding Inst evening refused to work when north nnd south tramc was held up at Forty-second street on Fifth avenue. Mrs. Gates's car smashed Into the rear of Mrs. Howard Glbb'a machine, which was vacant ex cept for the chauffeur, and Mrs. Gates wns cut about the face by flylnr glass She was helped to another machine ami driven to the Park Avenue Hotel, where she la stopping, anj; she was treated' by Dr. Moore, the house physlclnn. The taxlcab was so badly crippled thntdt could not return to the garage under Its own power. HOSPITALS TREAT . HUNDREDS OF WOMEN .Many Suffer From Hysteria nnd Shock in Parade felee. TWENTY C1IIT.THJEN LOST Wives Are Torn Away From Husbands. Who Appeal to the Police. Washinoto.v. March S. More than 300 women were treated nt 'Washington hospitals this afternoon between 3 and i o'clock. Some of them suffered from Insterl.i, some from falnt'.nc, some from, from bruises and others from shock caused by beinc crushed in the unprece dented crowds on Pennslvanla dvcnuo wh.lo the. suffrasit paraders fo'.ihi tacir way from the Tcace Monument ,o me ri wewmc .stand. Ah i-it a dozen huband lot their wives in the crowd and. beliiK- strangers. J requested the assistance of the pollca j to locate them, but at a late hour to I nlcht several couples had still falle.V .. i,,.nm imitPIi j About a scire of children, rancimr from 6 lo 12 years old, were also lost i", num uj.-.t.ia .wm jiiuuauo uu discharged to-morrow mornlnK. nv hundred and tweniy-tlve cases of drunkenness were hrought to the hos p.tal between 11 and 6 o'clock, and all ol I these were sent to a temporary Inebrlnto 'hospital which, however, it was not be lleved would not be used until to-morrow. All the Jacs were owned by men. The most serious case treated nt the Kmercency Hospital was that of nn old man whose hip bone was completely, crushed, the result of being caught In a terri.1.- Jam at Fifteenth' street and , Pennsylvania avenue. The Casualty Hospital, situated some 'distance from the line of parade, treated thirty-five women from hysteria and , fainting. All of these were discharged ' to-n!sht. A Pullman conductor was so badly j crushed In the Cnion Station this nfter Inoon that he was Injured Internally and i taken to the Casualty Hospital. A sol dier, who was also stricken In the sta tion at the same time, was taken to tlu . . nnllre nmholnnee Tim 'lp' wn''l o putting the thing mildly. I Major Slvi-ster is being "tanned to a blister even by Washington folks. It Is safe to say If he was recognized by the Indignant women of Washington to night the Major might not be con sidered handsome enough to-morrow to lead the escort of police which will precede the inaugural parade. The public comfort committee Is also coming In for a big wave of criticism, as absolutely no provision was made for taking cue of casualties Incident to tho most ordinary of parades. It Is believed that besides the cases treated at hospitals there were numer ous other casualties, the Injured ones being taken either Into hotels or prlvato resl2eiu.es, Cvery hospital In Washington, how ever, received patients Injured or Buf fering us the result of tho sufffcgiat demonstration. The seventy-tlve ,r more visiting d-tectlvc.-i also added to tho confusion to day on tho nvenue, ns they did not re main nt the posts assigned to them, but took In the sights as It were Tha whole contingent Is very sore nt tha Inaugural committee on account of the quarters furnished to It- ,ti Cornell-Wisconsin HnnUet linll. Madison, Wis., March 3. There will be no past-season games with Cornell to settle the national basketball title, tho athletic council having decided that such contests are against the policy of tho Dadger Institution, Cornell 1ik won thti Eastern title and the Badgers hav clinched the Western.