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Tax Collector Forced to Return Return Re Return ¬
turn Goods He Levied LeviedIfifflS Leviedm1t2ES LeviedDAPS
1 Bonds n 1ds Issued for Railroad Railroa11ille Railroa11illeThat Line LineThat LiiieThat
That Is Never Built BuiltHelrff BuiltlIelrII BuiltJ
J Helrff of Pnrclmnes PUrcJ1 IICs Sue and Special SpecialLevies Specfnl SpecfnlLelell SpecialLevIei
Levies Are Heuulred ReelulredTheHe These Are ArePaid ArePnld ArcPaid
Paid for Many JInu Years but Second SecondGeneration SecontGenerntIon SecondGeneration
Generation Rebels and Tent Cane Is IsMade IsUnde IsMade
Made and Lost LONt3Ierchnnt Merchant Pro Protected Protected ro rote ¬
tected te ted by b 1000 Armed Men MenOlive MenOlive Icn IcnOlhoe
Olive Hill Ky Dec 5Heafly Heavily arm armed nrmQd armed ¬
ed and marching MarehlIg with the precision of oftrained oftrained oitrallld
trained troops a mob of 1MI 1 men took tookpossession tookJM tookposoeooSoo
JM possession of Olive Hill early rt rIy today toda and andfarced andro8cl andfrcd
farced ro8cl Levi White the collector of o taxes taxesto taxMto taxesto
to surrender a stock of merchandise merch Jtdl5e on onwhich Oftwhich Onwhich
which he had levied for taxes taxesThe taxeThe taxesThe
The stock was s removed from the col collectors 01ctors ccl1octor ¬
lectors 1octor home and returned to the store storeof storeof ntoreof
of Levi Levi Oppenheimer from which the theOfficer thet thepflicer
Officer t cer of the Htw had h d taken it t The arm arms0 arme1
s0 band ead ad then paraded through throu b the thestreets thetreeta thereeta
streets reeta firing firln veNey vJHey after volley In cele celebratiOH celebratioR celebratlos
bratiOH of their work w rk John Armstrong Armstronga Artron Artrona
a deputy sheriff was snot In the foot footanetner foot footaA8ther footasother
anetner man whose wb name is not known knownhere knownhell knownhexo
here hell was tlS s slightly sK htJy weaiided by two twolets bul bullets bullet ¬
lets let letTbe
The Tbe trouble which came uno today te 1 of ofotfl ofoWl
oWl standing sttiR ing Sixtysix years ago bonds bondswore bolHlwor bondswore1muel
wore wor wore1muel Issued l by Carter Blltou and Boyd BoydCounties BoydCounties floydCounties
Counties to pay for the construction of oftha oftlto ofthe
the Lexington LexJ ton and Big Sandy Railroad RailroadTbjs naJlrOAdTltl ItaftrosdThis
Tltl This Tbjs road was wa never bulk bulkSpecial buUtS a aSpecial
Special S cclal Levies Are Reaulr lleqnird lleqnirdThe d dThe dThe
The bends passed into the bands of in innocent JaDOeCnt innonent ¬
nocent purchasers for value and aRdS41it aRdS41its suit suitwas ooltwas
was s brought to require special levies of oftaxes ofta oftxea
taxes ta ea to iay pay the Interest t and principal principalon
on Ute bonds The levy was s made and andfar andter andfsr
far many years ra the citizens of Carter Carteranjl Carteranfl artor artoratI
anjl atI Btllott Eltl tt Counties have been bearing bearingthe beaI1ngthe bearingtit
the tit burden of the increased taxation taxationThe tat1oBTbe taxationTh
The Tbe Th generation which hJch voted the bonds bondsis bond6hs bondsIs
is now dead The original purchasers purchasersare
are also dead and the second generation generationnow generaUonw generationnw
now w Attempts to collect th tlM money from fromtbe flOlllthe fromth
the th second 00 generation from those who whovoted whovoted whovoted
voted Ute bonds bondsIt bonds1L bondsIL
It is the opinion of the citizens cltl bere berethat lerethat ere eretllat
that tb the bonds were e a mere speculation speculationeven speculation8ftn speculationeven
even when originally Jglnally bought bOu bt being sold soldat soldat d dAt
at a low value > The people of o the coun countte count coontIej
tte t tIej affected feel that they owe nothing notl notlLite
as 5 they did not create the debt and more moreespecially moteeltI18l1y moreenpenMily
especially do they feel this as the money moneywould JIIOneYwovId moneyidd
would be paid to persons who expended expendednothing expendednetld expendednothing
nothing netld for the bonds bondsJnilprnient bondaJucJ bondsjudgment
judgment JucJ mcl1t IK Secured Se SecuredIottL1 urell urellItjlfftjtb
< iRgB9ity IottL1 a test was s made of the power pewert powerlb
t lb MMect t the taxes tax imposed for or the pur purpoee purpeso
poet of paying JlQin the railroad ralh i4tlImad ad claims Judg Judgmeat JudtJHI udg udgmoM
meat was s secured gainst nst Ml M Oppenftetth Oppeetft OppesFeiand i
or and Ida IIs stock of goods onds carries in a ageneral aeneral ageneral
general eneral store store was seined 1 to be sold to toAtlst7 tostlsy
satisfy the judgment The Meek of ofgoods ofgood ofgoods
goods was removed f freat rent the store s e to the thetx thehx j
fax collectors Iortos home horneThe homeThe
The sale Ie was to bave ve been held ekl today todayRealizing todayRJlzl todayRenJiziug
Realizing RJlzl g that this would be a a test testcase testcase
case case tbe men of the two interested coon counties eounties coonties
ties decided to meet the tbI test te t with arms armsFor UIIUIJr armsPsi
For Jr several weeks citizens nave have been beenholding beeRholding beenholding
holding mass meetings to discuss dlee tb the sit situation situatien U Uuat1en ¬
uation They agreed that the time tlm had badcome hadcome hadcome
come to resist The invasion of Olive OliveHill OliveIII Oliveuu
Hill today tudtt was the result resultKENTUCKY reeult reeultKENTUCKY resultKENTUCKY
Fatal Affrays AfIrn In tIle < e Mountains and nndin nnlIIn andIn
in IJlueKrnnn nlue rnllll ReJlonLexington RegionLexington Region RegionLexington
Lexington Ky K Dec M 1tA A number of offatal offatal offatl
fatal shooting affrays occurred in Ken Kentucky Kentucky Kentucks ¬
tucky today todayIn t todayIn da daIn
In a fe feud d fight in Breathltt County be between between hetween ¬
tween Hiram and William Muittns uIUM and andothers andolllers andothers
others on one onewe side and Bud Little LittleCHarss Uttl UttlChar LittleChars
Chars Char Little and John Brewer on the theother theoUter theother
other Hiram Mullins was shot through throughthe throUfhthe throughthe
the abdomen and < fatally wounded and andWllnam AndFJlHam andWilliam
William FJlHam Mullion wag 6 lightly hurt The TheMuHins ThelullhlllJ TheMoNies
MuHins were attacked in their homes by bytbe bytile bythe
tile Littles and over 3M lS shots were flred flredbefore Iredbefore itredbefore
before the former were shot down downIn downIn downIn
In Lee county ounty Dan Home was KS killed killedby kllldt
t by Dan Watson lttson whom Home had at attacked Itttacked attacked ¬
tacked with a knife knifeIn knlCeIn knifeIs
In a general n light ht in Floyd County Dep Deputy Deput7 ¬
uty Sheriff Allen killed John Bagley
John Allen was slightly I1 > hUy wounded in the thesame theame theesme
same flght flghtJeff AghtJeff ght ghtJon
Jeff Parton foreman of the Price Con Construction Construction ConstrucUon ¬
struction Company of Middiesboro 1Ilddle boro was wasshot wasshot w s sshot
shot and killed by William Shaw Sha during duringa durln durlndrunken
a drunken row rowAUTOPSY rowAUTOPSY rowAUTOPSY
Poison In Deadly Dcnlll D Durec i e Found I ountl In the theStomnch tileStomnch f lie lieStomach
Stomnch of Martin Vizcl VizclCliioago YiznlChicago YlznJCilioago
Chicago Dec j JjAr Arsenic enlc in sufficient sufficientquantities su sufficientquantities iclent iclentquantities
quantities to cause e death was found to today toda today ¬
da day in the stomach of Martin Vrzal Vrzalwhose Vrzalwhose Vrzaiwhose
whose death was followed by that of his hiswife hiswife Idawife
wife and five children The mother is isknown Isknown isknown
known te have died from poisoning poisoningIn JOi
In the bodies of four of the children childrenarsenic cblldrenarseBlc childrenarsenic
arsenic has also been
found They were weresupposed weresvpposed werosupposed
supposed to have succumbed to stomach stomachtrouble stonmchtrouble stouvchtrouble
trouble An analysis ana is yet to be made madeof madeof madeof
of the contents of the fifth childs childsstvmach ehlldsstomach chI1d chI1dstomach
stomach stvmachHerman stomachHWRNin stomachHerman
Herman BItilk the hypnotist held hekia on ona ona
a charge of poisoning the Vrzate admits admitsthat admitsthAt admitsthat
that he dosed the father for weeks be before before before ¬
fore his death deft tho but says he gave him himliarmleee himItatInlest himharmicee
liarmleee medicines medicinesTALK medicinesTALK medicinesTALK
American Association Begins An Annual Annual n nnunl ¬
nual Session in Xew e ew York YorkNew YorkNew YorLNew
New York Dec 36 SFlfteen Fifteen hundred hundredmen buooredmen hundredmen
men and a few women are In town for fortbe forUte forthe
Ute seventyfifth eenty Cth meeting > of the American AmericanAssociation AmericanAsOclatlen AmericanAssociation
Association for the Advancement of ofScience ofSelonee ofSelonee
Selonee which opens tomorrow and will willcontinue willcontlnue willcon4inuo
continue contlnue through January JanUtir Seventeen af affiliated dfttlatoo atminted ¬
minted societies will also be in session sessionMost sossIonMost sessionMost
Most of the th meetings will be held at Co Columbia Columbia Colunibla ¬
lumbia University Unher8tt Earl Hall Is the gen general general gm gmoral ¬
eral headquarters The executive com committee committee cornmittee ¬
mittee of the association as completed ar arrangements armngmenls arrangornents ¬
rangements today at the Hotel Belmont BehnontPresident BelmontPresident BelmontPresident
President N M Butler of Columbia Columbiawill ColumbiawlU Columbiawill
will deliver an address addre a of welcome at the theflrst thefirst thefirst
first general gonera session ses in Earl Hall at atoclock 1 1oclock ioclock
oclock tomorrow morning The retiring retiringpresident retiringpresIdent retiringpresIdent
president Dr C M 11 Woodward will in introdufe introdue introduOe
trodufe the new president Dr W V H HWelch HWleb HWelch
Welch of Johns Hopkins University Cnherslt The Thepresidents Thepresldents ThepresIdents
presidents address will be delivered by byDr b bDr byDr
Dr Woodward oodwnro at Horace Mann Hall at S Soclock Socleeki Soclock
oclock ocleeki i tomorrow night The science scienceof acIencoor scienceof
of education Is the subject subjectMake subjectInkc subjectMake
Make Every Dollar of Your Surplus SurplusMoney Surplusl SurplusMoney
Money l neyiMlrn earn interest Deposit yeur funds funds1ft
in banking b nklng dept of Union Trust Co 1414
3 F 1 st St Interest l tGrest paid on all accounts accountsi
For the District of Columbia Columbiaand Columbiaand Co1imbiap
p and Virginia fair and somewhat somewhatwarmer somewhatwanner somewhatwarmer
warmer today tomorrow partly partlycloudy partlycloudy partlycloudy
cloudy light to fresh westerly westerlywinds westerlywinds westerlywinds
winds windsHERALD windsHERALD windsHERALD
1 IScience Science Body Begins Sessions Ses Today TOdnyIKentucky Today1Kentucky
1 IKentucky Kentucky Mob Iob Seizes Town TownIDiesTrying Town1DIeTrylng
1 IDiesTrying Dies Try Ing to Save Boy BoyIMflfUn fey1Militia
1 IMflfUn Militia Control Mississippi Situation SituationISenator SituatIon1Senator
1 ISenator Senator Bailey in Active Fight FightIPope Fight1Pope
1 IPope Pope Upheld By Cardinals Cardinals3Jackies Cardinals3Jackles
3 3Jackies Jackiee on Ohio Win In Customs Fight FightJDe Fight3Do
9 JDe De Raylands Body Bod to Be Exhumed Exhumed3Troutman Exhumed3Troutman
3 3Troutman Troutman Mystery Still Unsolved UDSOlvcd3Woman Unsolved3Woman
3 3Woman Woman Sues Pastor for Loan LoanLOCAL LoanLOCAL LoanLOCAL
1Baby Burned to Death DeathIAndrew Death1Andrew
1 IAndrew Andrew Gleeson Leaves 15 128001 125 Es Eete Eete1Representative bLte bLteIRopreentatlve te
1 Representative Babcock Talks on OftG OftGISeaator Gas Gas1Senator
1 ISeaator Senator Culberson Supports President Pre President2Gardooo ldent ldent2Cardozo
2 2Cardozo Cardozo Reinstated in Schools SchoolsSAetna SchoolsAetJNl SchoolsIAetna
SAetna AetJNl Bank Will Pay 36 3 Per Cent CentS Cent5Mrs CentIMrs
S 5Mrs Mrs Bialneto Be Married Married7Government Married7Government
7 7Government to Probe Whisky Firm FlrmL FlrmL7Gonrmnent Firms7Government
7 Government After Oregon Shert Line LineItProtest LIRe1tProtest LineIlProtest
ItProtest Fire Escape Law LawIs LavItLetter Laws14Loiter
Is ItLetter Leiter Chauffeur Freed FreedRISKS FreedRISKS FreedRISKS
George Davis Makes Yaiii YainAt YainAttelnpt At Attempt Attempt ¬
tempt to Rescue Boy BoyWIFE BoyWIFE BoyWIKE
When hen Almost 1 mol t IVItliin ltbln Reach of ofSafety ofSntet ofSafety
Safety Life Line Which She Was WasHolding WasHolding Vml Vml1I0IdIIl
1I0IdIIl Holding Break M and After Des Desperate DeJIIpcrnte Despernie ¬
perate Struggle Man and Roy Do Arc A ArcSuept c cSwept
Swept Under Ice and Drovrned DrovrnedMorristown Drownell1rrrllltown DrovrnedMorristown
Morristown N J Dec 31 21Ia la 1 a a deeper desperate cltIIIPate deeperate < ¬
ate effort to save John Arke Arke eight years yearsoM yearsold yesrsoWl
oM who bad broken through tbrou l the ICe on ontM Onthe
tb tM Hockaway River George G Davis was wasdrowned w wdrowned wandrowned
drowned today when almost t la i reach of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his wife who De was endeavoring TOIIg to drag dragboth d dboth dragboth
both her husband and the youngster OUft ter from fromtbe frOlDthe fromthe
the water waterWith waterWith waterWith
With despairing face she saw the theclothesline theelotbetdtne theclothesline
clothesline with 1tb which whe she be was aiding aidingthem AJdIgthem aidingthem
them break and both her husband and andthe aDdthe andthe
the boy fall back Into the water where wherethey wherethey ltero lterothey
they were caught by tile current CUITftItswept awl awlswept andswept
swept under the ice to death She and andDavis alldDayl andDavis
Davis had been married two years yearsDavi yeanDtLvl yearsDvI
Davi tried to save sam himself and the theboy theboy theboy
1 boy while hlle Mrs Davis Da vta powerless to aid aidthem aidthem aidthem
them as the line bad broken stood on ontbe onUte onthe
Ute river bank screaming 8Crealftl for help At Attracted Attracted Attracted ¬
tracted by b the tJt outcries of the distracted distractedwoman dlstraetedwoman distractedwoman
woman several men rushed tocher side skleBy weBT sideBy
j By that t time Davis was almost ex exhausted exhauted mxboosted ¬
1 boosted by the terrible strain of keep keepIng JeepIn keeplag
I lag In himself and the toy above water waterand waterand waterand
and attempting att mpt1ng to prevent their being belnsearned beingcarried
beneath neath the Ice by the current currentTbe currentThe currentThe
The ice I e WAS KO thin and treacherous treacheroustbe treachMOuthe treacherousthe
the men decided it would ouW be suicidal to toattempt toattempt toattempt
t attempt to go o out or to form a human humanlife humanlife
life line Two or three of the men hur hurried burried hurvied ¬
ried away a a to get a long 10n < stout rope to tothrow totbrow tothrow
i throw to Davis Before for they could get getback getbRek getback
back with it It tt however he save up the tbeft thetight thelight
i ft tight ht and with ith the IltUe boy still tlll hang ban baning hanging ¬
ing to his coat coat sank and was swept sweptaway sweptaway ept eptaway
away awayPOLICE awayPOLICE awayPOLICE
Starts for Sheep SbecpHhend hcnd Bay Dn Early Enr In InMornln inJIornlng inMorning
Mornln Morning and Falls to o Arrive ArriveNew ArrheNew ArriveNew
New York Dec 38 iThe The gravest Imlve t fears fearsare feRnarc fearsare
are entertained for the safety of three threepatrolmen threeMLtrolmen threepatrolmen
patrolmen who ho sailed fled from Canarsie for forSheepshcad forSheehCAd forSheepehead
Sheepshcad Bay In police patrol launch launchNo launchNo uoelt uoeltNo
No 6 this morning and have not been beenseen beenaeen beenseen
seen or heard from since The distance distancebetween dlataneebetween distancebetween
between the two points te only seven sevenmiles sevenmiles sevenmiles
miles but the course they tlte had to take takete takeJs takeIs
te through Rockaway Roch Inlet one of the tbemost themost themost
most treacherous pieces of water on the thesouth thesouth thesouth
south shore of Long Island A general generalalarm generalalarm generalalarm
alarm has been n sent nt out to all places placesalong phtcesalong placesalong
along the water Iller front to look out for the thelaunch thelAunch thelaunch
launch but up to a late hour t tonight tonightthere tonl tonlghtthere ht htthere
there was s no trace of her herMILITIA herMILITIA herMILITIA
Charged har elI with wI lth th Making MaLi Iul lnJ nj Armory Armor Em EmNew EmIlloc EnilIOYC
Illoc Give Up Unit JIiIIhVnhcM JIiIIhVnhcMNew liistWngesNew
New York Dec 36 SCap1 CapL Louis Wen Wendel Wandel Wendel
del of the First Battery N G N Y Ywas YWAS Ywas
was arrested today on a warrant ITant issued issuedby issuedby issuedby
by Magistrate Crane Cranecbarglng charging him as an anofficer anoftker anolilcer
officer of the State with having unlaw unlawfully unlawfully unlawfully ¬
fully received money mene for the performance performanceof
of certain duties Under section 4S of the thepenal thepenal thepenal
penal code this is I a felony felon punishable punishableby
by a inaalmufti ma lmt B penalty of ten years im imprisonment Imprisonmen imprisonment ¬
prisonment tor flr 54000 fine or both bothCapt bothCaJt bothCapt
Capt Wendel surrendered himself to tothe tothe tothe
the court and was bailed out in 2500 2500The 2800The 2MOThe
The warrant against aga1 t Capt Wendell Vend ell Is Isbased Isbased isbased
based on the th single complaint of Edward EdwardMartini EdwardMartini EdwardMartini
Martini formerly assistant a engineer at attlie Atthe atthe
the First Battery Batter Armory in West Sixty Sixtysixth stxtysfxth Sixtysixth
sixth street The Martini case is alleged allegedto
to be one among several charges of ex extortion extortion cxtortlon ¬
tortion and blackmail that have ha Ve been beenmade beenmade beenmade
made by employes at the armory in the thecourse thecourse thecourse
course of the investigation before Magis Magisthate MagIsthate Maglsthate
thate Crane CraneMartini CranearUnl CraneMartini
Martini arUnl who te now a painter palnt r living in inthe inthe
Bronx charges char that Capt Wendel Wendelengaged Wend Wendelengaged l lensa
engaged ensa ed him on June 1 ISM Ml as assistant assistantengineer alstantIneer assistantengineer
engineer Ineer at 54 4 a day 1 with the understand understanding underat understandlag nd nding ¬
ing that he the captain was to receive receiveonehalf receiveoneh81C receiveonehalf
onehalf of the wages wagesKTTX V1Ig66KILL wagesXUL
Vomnn oIllnn and Her Lover Swallow SwallowPoinon SwallowPOIHOll SwallowPoison
Poison in Sight of Guard GuardElmira GunrdElmira GuardElmira
Elmira N Y Dec 21 2SThe The Elmira ElmiraCounty ElmiraCounty ElmiraCounty
County jail was the scene of a double doubletragedy doubletragedy < Ioubletragedy
tragedy tonight tonightA
A woman named Bessie Wells occupied occupieda
a cell in the womans dormitory awaiting awaitingsentence awatlngR awaItingsentence
sentence R te on January 3 for abducting a ayoung 8young ayoung
young girl A man named Frank De Detaney Delaney Dclaney
laney possessing P a power pow r of attorney attorneyfrom attornoyfrom attorneyfrom
from the woman and who Is said to have havebeen havobeen havebeen
been in love with 1th her called at the jail jailand jailand jelland
and said that be wished to obtain the thewomans thewoman thewomans
womans signature 8 to some papers He Hewas Hewas Hewas
was shown to her cell by a guard who whostood whostood whostood
stood close e by while he conversed with withher withher withher
her Suddenly Delaney passed a bottle bottlethrough bottlethrough bottlethrough
through the bars and pressed another to tohis tohis tohis
his own line The guard sprang upon the theman theman themanS
man manS but was s not quick enough enoughBoth enoughBoth enoughBoth
Both died before a physician could be becalled becalled becalled
Anything to Sell SellHousekeepers SelU SelUHousekeepers r rHousekeepers
Housekeepers who desire de lr < to dispose of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their furniture or personal effects will find findtbe findUie findthe
the best market at Sloans 1417 G st Sole Soleevery Sl1leeve Saleevery
every eve Saturday at 10 a m An old relia ¬
ble concern strictly auction commission
bosigese busfj always working for owners ownersRealize ownersRenUre ownersRcnljxc
Realize the Difference DifferenceTry DifIcnnceTry DLffcrcnceTry
Try our coals J Maury Dove Company
Says Discharge of Troops TroopsWas TroopsVas
Was 11 Vas as Justifiable JustifiableWHY JustifiableTHY 5ustifiableWilly
Judge JlI1O Charged Against Return Returning Returning Returnlug ¬
ing lug of General Indictments IndictmentsSenator IndictmentsScnator IiidictmentsSenator
Senator Spooner AVI Will nI 11 rot ot Defend DefendPresident DcfcndPrclldentII DefendPresidents
President Action ActionI Iff Studying the theCawe tluCnNe theCase
Case for HIM Own Sntlnfuctlou and andGuidance nndGlIldnnceUellees andCuldnucehicljeves
Guidance GlIldnnceUellees Relieves Injustice Has HasBeen fRNDeen hasBeen
Been Done Many Inn Good Soldier Soldlerltll1 Soldlerltll1eHtlgution Soldierslitvestigation In InvcKtijJratlon
vcKtijJratlon Gratifying to Mr Ir Tnft TnftSenator TnftSeDIltor TaftSenator
Senator Citlberson CtI rsen of Texas f fully Hy ap approves AI approves ¬
proves PrMa UM action of the th President in toe toeBrownsville UleBrownsvtlle theBrownsville
Brownsville case He 110 made a statement statementio
io a representative of The Washington WashingtonHerald WashingtOltHelAJd WashingtonHerald
Herald but t night which effectually eftect Jly din disposed dbipo dinposed ¬
posed of all doubt as to his position po In Inthe lathe inthe
the premises premisesIt
It is my my opinion he said that the thePresident theIrt theIresident
President Irt ldent was authorized by law to din discharge dII8charge dincharge ¬
charge the negro troops without honor honoras honoras honoras
as he did and that moreover he was waswholly WMwholf wanwholly
wholly justified Ju by the facts factsSo faetsSo factsSo
So far as the matter of a further In Investigation invMtJgatfon InVeatlgntlon ¬
vestigation is concerned continued the theSenator theSenator theSenator
Senator it should b understood that thatthe OUttthe thatthe
the people of Brownsville are not only onlywilling onl7wtlttn onlywitting
willing wtlttn to have the incident thoroughly thoroughlyprobed ttlorougbtypmbod thoroughlyprobed
probed but have been demanding deJftBlMltn that Jt Jtbe Jtbe Itbe
be looked Into by the Federal authorities autnoritistfever auLbor1Uev authoritiesever
ever ev r since nee the night nl ht of the riot There Thereshould Theresbeuld Thereshouki
should be He misunderstanding on that thatscore thatseore thatmore
score scoreWhile seoreWblle moreWhile
While Senator Culberson did not out outline outline outline ¬
line his plans for the future tuture it is under understood tNIerstood understood ¬
stood that he may y have ve something to tosay toSlty tomy
say on tie th floor of the Senate when wheaSenator wbeaS whenSenator
Senator S JNltor Foraker calls up his Investiga Investigation In Indoll Inrestigalion ¬
doll resolution r latton after the tb holidays It Itte ItIs Itis
Is known that he has a considerable considerableamount OOIUIhIeraIIIeamount consIderableamount 1
amount of testimony te UmcHt which is additional additionalto iItIUIOnIto
to that in the baA band bands of the President Presidentand Premdentlid Presidentand
and the War Department Dep rU1leftt and should shouldSenator sbouIdSettator shouldSeiiaor
Senator Foraker make any assertions assertionswhich IL8MIt1onswhlcb assertionswhich
which wilt call for the production of that thattestimony thattutlmotQ thattestimony
testimony it Is reasonable to assume ume that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the Texan will bring it forward Secre Secretary Secretary Secretary ¬
tary Taft has been n apprised of ofnature the thenature thenature
nature of this additional testimony te ttIROftY or a apart apart apart L
part of H It but it has not been tied 1451 at the theWar tINWar theWar
War Department DepartmentHave DeparlmeALJlne DeDarUnetithave
Have All Fuels Been Ascertained AMccrCnlnellThe f fThe fThe
The position of several leading Demo Democrats DemocraUi Democram ¬
crats cram who like Senator Culberson are areinclined areIACIIned areInclined
inclined to act t rather than talk tKl and who whoinvariably whohariabl whoinvariably
invariably fortify themselves themeeh with facts factsbefore ntetabefore fetabefore
before taking any step of importance is isthat IItJaa Isthat
that tJaa t the only onl grounds on which 1ak1t opposi oppositkm 0 0tioa opposidon
don to the Foraker resolution resolutio can be beJustified bf bfhi bgjustified
Justified l hi the assumption that an tbw tbwessential tIweaUal th themmatial
essential facts r t In the Brownsville affair affairhave allaJrhave Ifair Ifairhave
have been beeade beesim made de public The circumstance circumstancethat drc drcthat drcusflstancethat
that Senator Culberson has IK Ms JaMMUIoft pos possession pensession ¬
session testimony tMtlmon which hlcb does not appear appearIn a alit appearin
In the reports l8 sent to Congress by the thePresident tbepre theIresident
President klent and Secretary Taft would oukl ouklto seem seemto seemto
to indicate therefore a instability that thatthese thatU thatthese
these U Senators of the minority side will willnot willnot willnot
not oppose the resolution They desire d re to tohave tohave tohave
have the truth of the matter brought broughtout broUfbttlut broughtout
out tlut and are of the opinion that while whilethe VbJlfUte whilethe
the facts already in evidence 1clenee Justify the thePresident thePresident thePresident i
President in discharging the negro negrosoldiers n negrosoldiers S1o S1o30kIien
soldiers as he did nothing can be lost by byplacing DTpIaclnt byplacing
placing on the records recor the data in the theHands theItMMI thehands
Hands of Senator Culberson as well as asthat lISthat asthat
that which Senator StlI ator Foraker has 11 collected collectedThe coIlect coIlectThe collectedThe
The attempt attsn to make capital out of the thefailure thefailure thefailure
failure of the th Brownsville grand nd jury jar to toreturn torttUnt toreturn
return indictments against any of th thnegro thDflgTo tbnegio
negro soldiers dcta dCJ not appeal appe l to Smite Senator SeIUtor Smitetor ¬
tor Culberson and other Texans It Is tepointed Ispointed Ispointed
pointed out that the district judge Stan Stanley Stanley StanIcy ¬
ley Welch W elch who conducted a personal in investigation Ine investigation ¬
vestigation e of the riot made the un unvarnished unvarnished onvarnished ¬
varnished statement In his charge to the thegrand thejury thegrand
grand jury that negroes from the mill military MIIttar milltarr ¬
tar post were guilty guilt of the rioting But Buthe But Buthe Buthe
he went on to say sa no indictments should shouldbe shouldbe shouldbe
be returned by the jury jur unless lnl its mem members members messhers ¬
bers had indubitable proof as to the theidentity theidentity theidentity
identity of th the individuals composing the theparty thftIrty theparty
party which which shot up the town Judge JudgeWelch JudgeWelch JudgeWelch
Welch held id that it would not bo o just to toturn toturh toturn
turn wholesale indictments unless the theindividuals theindh1dual theindividuals
individuals who caused the trouble troublewere troublewere troublewere
were known The shooting was wa an anoutrage anoutrage anoutrage
outrage in his opinion but that wrong wrongwas wrongas wrongwas
was as not to l be e righted by b another wrong wrongsuch wrongsuch wrongsuch
such as the indictment of persons whose whoseguilt wbosfguilt whoseguilt f
guilt was as not proven Texans assert that thatthis tha thathis thatthis
this action on the part of the judge and andthe andthe andthe 1
the subsequent failure of the grand jury juryto juryto juryto f
to indict any of the negroes indicated indicatedonly IndICAtllonly Indicatedonly 1
only a desire to do exact justice justiceConferred jUMUCeConferred justiceConferred
Conferred ivllh wIt lCb ii Secretary Sccrenr Taft TnftSenator TnrtSenator TaftSenator
Senator Culberson conferred with Secre Secretary Seeretary Secretary ¬
tary Taft at the request of the latter latterlast latterlast latterInst
last Saturday It was on that occasion occasionthat occasionthat occasionthat I
that he informed the Secretary of the theadditional theadditional th thAddItional
additional testimony in his possession and andoffered alldoffered andoffered
offered some suggestions regarding the thevisit thevisit thevIsit j
visit of the assistant to Attorney General GeneralPurdy GeneralPurd GeneralPurdy
Purdy Purd to Texas which had already been beendecided beendecided beendecided
decided on onMaj onMaj onMaj
Maj Blocksom Block om one of the army officers officenwho officerswho officerswho
who conducted the original investigation investigationon
on which the Presidents order of dis dismissal dismlsSftI dismissal ¬
missal was based has been ordered oT ered to toTexas toTexas toTexas
Texas again for the purpose it Is under understood understood understood ¬
stood of looking into certain phases of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the matter in which the administration is isparticularly isparticularly j jparticularly 8
particularly Interested InterestedThe InterestcdThe interestedThe
The President discussed the Brownsville Brownsvillecase
case with 1th one or two of his callers yester yesterday yesterday oster osterda ¬
day da He Ie did not deny den the published story storyof storyof storyof r
of the plan he will follow if Congress Congresspasses Congrcsspasses Congresspasses s
passes a bill reinstating the discharged dischargedsoldiers dlecharSedsoldiers dischargedsoldiers S
soldiers and no information was forth forthcoming fortheomlng forthcomIng ¬
coming at the White House offices which whichwould whichwould whichwould
would indicate that the President had hadtaken hadtaken hadtaken
taken any an cognizance of the statement of ofSenator orS ofSenator t
Senator S JNltor Forakor published in The Wash Washington WashIngton VashInton ¬
ington Herald yesterday that the story storywas storywas storyvas y
was too silly to talk about In the ab absence absence absence ¬
sence of an official denial of that story storyit storyIt storyit
it is obvious that Senator Foraker will willgo willgo willgo I
go on record as being of the opinion that thatthe thatthe thatthe t
the Presidents plan is silly sillySpooner slll slllSpooner sillySpooner
Spooner Not to Dqfeml pc enll President PresidentThe IrcIJlelentThe IresldentThe
The fact that Senator Spooner called calledat calledat calledat
at the White House and the War De Department Deptlrtment Dcpartment ¬
partment yesterday esterd Y gave rise to the sus suspicion suspicion sitsplcion ¬
picion that he was having conferences conferenceswith conferenceswith conferenceswith s
with the President and Secretary Taft Taftin T Taftin Ct CtIn t
in regard to the Brownsville affair and andthat andthat andthat 1
that he would defend the President by byreplying byreplyIng byreplying
replying to Senator Forakers expected expectedattack expectedattack expectedattack a
attack Direct Inquiry of the WisconsinSenator WisconsinSenator Wisconsin WisconsinSenator n
Senator quickly dissipated this suspicion suspicionMr suspicionMr SupicioMr
Mr Spoonor said he had been at the theWhite th thVhlte theWhite J
White House not to discuss discu the Browns Brownsville BrownsvIlle Brownsyule ¬
ville case with the President but butother on onother onother t
other business businessIt businessIt businessIt
It is understood that the President has hascounseled hascounseled hascounseled 8
counseled with Senator
Spooner In re regard regard regard ¬
gard to his action In the discharge of ofthe orthe otthe
the men of the Twentyfifth Infantry JnCantr but butCONTINUED butCO butCONTINUED t
A la s Carte Lunch Served Daily Dailyat Dallyat Dailyat
at Ecksteins from 12 to 3 3 1412 l N Y ava j
Make InJ ell Second Canvass of County CountyWhich CountyVblch CountyWhich
Which Votes on Him Saturday SaturdayDallas Suurdn SuurdnDallas SaturdnyDallas
Dallas Tex Dee 26 265enator Senator Bailey Belleywho Baileywho Baileywho
who canvassed Comanche County lust lustweek Jutweek lastweek
week hits been called c lled back into the thecounty th thcounty thecounty
county by the urgent ur nt appeals of his hisfriend blsfrlentllJ hisfriendS
friend friendHe frlentllJlIe friendSHe
He was w to have Ita addressed Addr SHd a mass moot mooting moetIns mootlug ¬
Ins here tomorrow This meeting how Jiowovw howOP8l however
ever has been canceled and Bailey to today today today ¬
day returned to Comanche Com nehe County to tomake toJnake to1RICO
make 1RICO a second canvass VA of the county countyThe eount eountTile countyThe
The member of the legislature from Co Comauche CoJftDChe Cemauche
mauche an antiBailey man wns in instructed InMtMICted Instructed ¬
structed last July Jul to vote for Bailey BaileyRecently BRIle7ReceaU BnileyRecently
Recently ReceaU he declared against Bailey and anda anda anda
a new primary wag ordered If Bailey Baileywin Baileywin Baileywins
win wins next nextVSaturdays VSaturdays SatUrti Saturdays yS election the anti antiBailey nnt1Balle antiBailey
Bailey Balle member must vote ote for him If IfBailey IfBaney IfBailey
Bailey loses Ioes the member is released rele sod from fromhie trombl fromhis
his bl obligation of last July JulyThree JulyThree JulyThree
Three other special elections are pend pending pendIng peedtog ¬
ing One is for a representative In the theOne theOne theOne
One Hundred and Fourth district dl trltt on Jan January Ja Jauary Jannary ¬
uary 1 another for a State Senator in inthe Inthe Inthe
the Twentieth district on January Januar M and anda
a special primary for Travis County in including IncJucltnf ineluding ¬
eluding the city clt of Austin on January Januaryrho 5 5The iirbe
The vote T 1ta hi there three latter elections electionsto oleetlOftSlikely
to likely to be influenced by the result in inCsmancbe InCma InComanche
Comanche CsmancbeFormer Cma ComancheFormer
Former Attorney General M M 3 I Grant GrantCwnea CnnaCVllea CraneGallon
Gallon Thomas and other anttBaltey anttBalteyleaders eatSBaileylenders
leaders 1 are canvassing caava against the S SM SMa Seaator n nYARDAIAN
a ator atorVARDAfEA tor torVARDAMAN
In Full Panoply > ano > lJT of Var He HeGoes HeGoes HeGoes
Goes to Quell Race Riot
Rioting Not Renewed Yesterday YeftCerdn lint lintTrouble ImtTrouhle butTrouble
Trouble Not Entirely Untlrel Over OerlIhb OerlIhbwooll Overhightood Ilieh Iliehtvood
tvood Will Refuse Admittance to toJVeKro toeJro toegro
JVeKro eJro Soldier from Kort I ort Sheridan Sheridanand SherldnnuncI Sheridanand
and Or Organizes anlxcN Special Police Force ForceJackson PorceJaekMNa ForceJackson
Jackson Manx I Dec 3 Reports re receIYfid recefred
cehred tonight from the scene of the race raceriots raeerkKa raceriots
riots state that wMIe there few 11MrtoUag been ne nerioting sorioting
rioting today It Is by no muss certaIn certatathat eerta eertatbat certaInthat
that Ute trouble to at an end Gor Varda Vardaman Vardaman Yardsman
man ordered the Capital Light Guards GuardsCant GuardsCapt GuardsCapt
Capt A A L L Fatrley commanding to go to toScooba toScooba toScooi
Scooba Scooi and relieve the Meridian com company eoMpany rosspuny
pany The soldiers left here at 7 oclock oclockwith ocloekwltb oclockwith
with forty f men and win mt1MCb Nach r ach Scooba at atJ atS
S oclock tomorrow morning A foil fal sup supply supply sopply ¬
ply of ammunition lftamttton and one rapUftrtag rapUftrtagColt rapldftrtagColt rapidfiringColt
Colt s field sun was carried carriedGov carrtedGoy carriedCoy
Goy Vardaraan accompanied the troops troopsand troo trooan4 troopuand
and before leaving via stated that be will as assume a8 a8umo assume ¬
sume umo personal lie command of the situation situationHe uUoRHe attuadonHe
He wore a pair of heavy beaY army pistols and andcarried aMIcalrlecI endcarried
carried with 1th him a riding rldl g outfit H lie viM wtNtake viMlake wiMtake
take the field and confer with UM IsajJers IsajJersof
of both races racesDead raeftDcnel racesDead
Dead Number uJl1bcr Sixteen SixteenAdjc SixteenAdJL SixtccnAdIt
Adjc Can G Artbsw W Fridge loft that thatafternoon UatterDeon thinalterneon
afternoon for fflroaba He was wu wub7 instructed instructedby instructedby
by the governor to Issue a call au for troop troopIf troerIt troopsit
It necessary n eaary and just prior to leaving Yhlg the tbecity thectty thecity
city tonight tbe governor wired instruc instructions IMBtr IMBtrtIoa8 hestructlona ¬
tions to the ooba companies at Columbus and andMacon andMaron andacon
Macon acon to proceed tin Scooba on the that ftrsttrain ftrattnl thattrain
train tnl over the Mobile oblle and Ohio The com companies companies cornimnies ¬
panies started shortly after midnight midnightand mldnitbtaM midnightand
and tomorrow morning momha a a full battalion battalionof
of State militia win be on the scene scenewhich cenewhich scenewhich
which ought bt to be safileient to restore refiOreorder restoreorder
order orderWhile orderWhile
While 11e it Is generally believed that t tbe tbeworst tbeWOIt therst
worst rst of the trouble is over the feeling feelingbetween ffeltngn feelingbetween
between n the races Is such that another anotheroutbreak anotheroutbreak other otheroutbreak
outbreak may occur o r at any moment momentAccording lnomeNtAceordtn1 momentAccording
According to reports from the most re reliable reliable reliable ¬
liable sources 1IOureea the total list of killed since sincethe sincethe Ree Reethe
the original outbreak on Sunday h htwelve 1 1twelve Istwelve
twelve negroes ne and four white thlte men menTovrn menTonn menTown
Town Will Bar Negro c ro Soldiers SoldicriChicago Sol SoldiersChicago Ilf erl erlChieA
Chicago O Dec 31 1In In terror of race trou troubles troubIe8 troubios ¬
bios at Fort Sheridan following the shoot shooting sbootn shootlag ¬
lag n yesterday of Corp William Taylor of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Ninth Cavalry colored by b Sergt SergLGriffin SergtGrUHn SergtGrilhin
Griffin of o the same nae company the adjoin adjoining AdJolnIn adjoinlag ¬
lag In town of Hlghwood IMS sworn swor hi h a astrong Auong astrong
strong force of special police and is pre prepared prepued prepared ¬
pared to deny the black troopers admis admission adugisslon ulmJIon ¬
Ion within within its boundaries bound rica until satisfied satisfiedthat satisfleijthat tl50oo tl50oothat
that all trouble te over overOBIcers oeromcers overOfficers
Officers at the fort say that Highwood HighwoodhT
hT to blame for the crime the dives divesthere divesthere divesthere
there having always attracted many of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the soldiers Griffin it is pointed out outspent outspent outspent
spent the day at Highwood and drank dnmkheavily drai draiheavily
heavily there before he returned tur d to kill killTaylor killTaylor killTaylor
Taylor In a tight gbt over a woman wom womenGriffin n nGriffin
Griffin has threatened suicide and te IIbea1ly Isheavily
heavily guarded to prevent him from do doiJlf dolag
In lag 80 80OVERLOOK soOVERLOOK < >
War Wn nr Department Will 111 Leave Cane to toCOI11Jl1nncIer toConitnatider
Commander in Missouri MissouriThe JUftourlThe MissouriThe
The War Val Department does not con contemplate contemplate contemplate
template making an investigation of the therow therow
row at Loavenworth but will leave the thematter thematter thematter
matter in the bands of the commander commanderof
of the Department of the Missouri who whowill whoiII whowill
will iII In due course COUI8 send a report to toWashington toV8bln toWashington
Washington WashingtonSo V8bln ton tonSo
So far there have been > een no ofllclnl dls dlspatches dlsptche dispatches
patches on the subject subjectPREPARE subjectPREPARE
State Superintendent and Clerics ClerJ ClericsSort 1I 1ISort
Sort Life Insurance Votes VotesNew YotellNew Yotc YotcNew
New York Dec 26 2GThe The work prelimi preliminary prellminnry proliminary ¬
nary to counting the ballots cast at the therecent therecent
recent insurance elections in the New NewYork NewYork
York Life the Mutual Life and the Mu Mutual Mutual
tual Reserve Life Insurance ln urance Companies Companieswas
was begun today when under the super supervision supervision superVision
vision of State Superintendent Kolsey and andhis andhis
his deputies a large l rge corps corps of tellers and andclerks andclerks andclerks
clerks started to sort and arrange the theUots theballots
ballots Uots according accordl to geographical geogrnphfcallocnUon geogrnphfcallocnUonThe location locationThe locationThe
The grand Jury jiiy held a special session sessionthis sessionthis sessionthis
this afternoon to continue its Investiga IncstignUon Investigation
tion into the affairs of the Now York YorkLife YorkLife
Life Insurance Company Several wit witnesses wltne witscenes ¬
nesses ne ses employes in the treasury depart department department departitient ¬
ment of the company were examined by byDistrict b bDlstrlctAttorney byDistrictAttorney
District DlstrlctAttorney Attorney Jerome JeromeThe JeromeTho JeromeThe
The present grand jury Is expected to toget toget toget
get through with Its particular Investiga Investigation Invcstlgatlon invesugatlon
tlon tomorrow and one or two Indict Indictments Indictmeats
ments it was said might be filed against againstcertain againstcertain
certain officers of the company compnnySubsequent companySubsequent
Subsequent grana juries are expected expectedto
to take up the investigation of the so socalled socalled
called navigation bond scandal and the theMexlCftn theMexican
Mexican bond transactions trnnsactlonsBnr transactionsBarge
Barge Bnr e and Men May Jln Be Lost LostDelaware LOltDelaware LostDelaware
Delaware Breakwater Del Doc 26 GThe 26Thetug GThetug The
tug I J Merritt of New York arrived arrivedhere orrlcdhero arrivedhere
here today tod8 and reports having lost a ab abarge
barge b rge at sea The tug had the barge and andfour andour andtour
four our pontoons In tow Monday night when whena
a gale sprung up and an nd the entire tow broke brokeadrift brokeadrift brokeadrift
adrift The pontoons were found yoster yesterday yosterday yosterday ¬
day after an allday alldA soarch but nothing nothinghas nothinghas nothinghas
has been seen seenof of the barge It is not notdefinitely notdefinitely notdefinitely
definitely known how ho many men the miss missIng misslug
ing barge carried
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The daily daiI average circulation now is in excess cess ess of
27000 copies copiesOver copiesOer cOpft5 cOpft5Over
Over fourfifths of this circulation is in the city of ofWashington ofVashington ofWashington
Washington and the immediate suburbs suburbsThe suburbsThe suburbsThe
The great bulk of it is home circulation circulationhouse4o circulationhouse4ohouse circuLationhouse4ohouse houseto housetohouse
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The Herald has more readers more bona fide sub subscribers subscribers subscribers ¬
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by a morning newspaper at the capital capitalmore more by thou thousands thousandsanti thousandsann ¬
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It is essentially the peoples paper The substantial substantialsupport subStan substantialsupport ial ialsupport
support it is receiving recehingits its enlarging clientele c1ienreleprofes c1ienreleprofesconclusively c1ienteIeproesconclusively pro es esconclusively
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paper Washington want Not yet three months oW oWit okIit oldit
it lis 1 1i l only begun to grow growTae gIO gIOTlte growThe
Tae Herald last week printed eirewtotad elrtJMIaad and sKd 13M34 13M34papers 1I 150434papere 4 4paper
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other oher newspaper ne spr It seeks se his bi business bie because beau it has hassomething hassethin hassomething
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4 te o Ot Washington Vas1intoii if fallow filowp v V <
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Tragedy Follows Folows Childrens ChildrensFrolic Chidrens ChidrensFrolc ChildrensFrolic
Frolic Frolc with Fire FireSPAKS FireSPARKS
William Vllinm MnnnelK Innuell Children Chidren Alone In InRoom Innoom inhtooni
Room H HParents DrlJ Bring Sorro Sorrow t6 Ieturnlng IeturnlngPnrenTe Returning ReturningParentsThe
Parents PnrenTe ParentsThe The Victim lcCm I 11 Is a Fourteen FourteenMontliNOld 1onrCccl 1onrCcclJIonthOIII FourteenMonthsOld
MontliNOld Infant Asleep Aflcrp In Her HerChristmas HerChrhltnu liarChrisinins
Christmas Rocking Rocl lnJ horse HorieUnder 10rJc 10rJcCnder horseUnder
Under the t shadow s1 of o a Christmas Crtl tree treeLillian treeLillian
Lillian Liian Manuel Ilnuel the t fourteenmontngold fourteenmontngolddaughter fourteenmonthsolddaughter
daughter daughter of Gertrude Gertr and William Wl M Mtiei limo limotiel >
tiei was WA burned brne to t death det last J night t to h her herhome herhome
home he at 1857 Third Thir street BrM southwest southwestThe Juthwe southwestThe
The mother had bd left Jt the house b for Co a amoment amoment
moment mont to t speak pk to a neighbor nighb and a In Inher Inher
her absence abnce the three thre small 81 children clren had hadgathered hd hdgt hadgathered
gathered around the fire Sr Little Utle Lillian Lllnaawas Lillianwas
gt re aon Lll
was seated sete in a a rocking rokin horse ho that tht had hadbeen bd bdb hadbeen
been b n one on of her bl Christmas Cbry8 gifts gtu and an was wassleeping wassleeping
sleeping sleepn quietly Her brother brer William Williamsix Williamsix VII
six sx years er old ol lighted lihte a I piece pece of paper ppr pprwa6 and andwas andwas
was waving It about abt his b head when a aspark aspark aspark
spark fell on the dress of the little girl and andsoon aDdsoon
soon set her clothes in flames Startled by bythe b bthe bythe
the childs screams the brother rushed rushedfor rushedfor rushedfor
for water but before he could be of ofststance as assistance assistance ¬
sistance the fiames had been inhaled and andthe andthe andthe
the girl rl was beyond recovery recoveryNeighbors recoveryNeighbors recoveryNeighbors
Neighbors hearing the weeping of the thechildren thechildren thechildren
children rushed into the hoUR and while whilesome wbllesome whilesome
some cut away a Y the seared red clothes others otherscalled otherscalled otherscalled
called the Emergency Emet ency ambulance and no notified notlfted notItled ¬
tItled the parents When hen the ambulance ambulancearrived Ambulancearrived ambulancearrived
arrived the child was deat deatAn deaq deaqAn dendAn
An affecting scene was enacted when whenthe whenthe whe whethe
the bereaved mother arrived at the bouse bouseand ItOUMand koueand
and saw the little form encased in an anominous fillominous anominous
ominous sheet It was long lo before the thewoman thewoman thewoman
woman could be quieted and even after afterher afterher afterher
her sobs had died away A way the cries of the thelonely thelonely thelonely
lonely brother and sister slt r were plainly plainlyaudible plalnlTaudible plainlyaudible
audible audibleThe audibleThe audibleThe
The morgue master pronounced a ver verdict verdiet er erdct ¬
diet of accidental death and returned the thebody tbebody thebody
body to the house The funeral services serviceswill aervlcewIll serviceswill
will be held tomorrow tomorrowSOLDIERS tomorrowSOLDIERSDffi tomorrowSOLDIERSDIE
Detachment In Pyrennen Believed to toHave toI1ne tohave
Have Perished In Blizzard BlizzardParis DIIzzurllParis BlizzardParis
Paris Dec 26 26Accordlng According to a dispatch dispatchreceived dispatchrecehed dispatchreceived
received from the villages of Pyrennee Pyrenneeand Iyrennesand > rennoo rennooBnd
and Vosges many man persons including a adetachment adetachment adetachment
detachment of soldiers have lost their theirlives theirlives theirlives
lives in a snowstorm snowstormThe snowstormThe snowstormThe
The storm has continued with unabated unabatedviolence unabatedvIolence unabatedviolence
violence for over fortyeight hours and andthe andthe andthe
the two villages and the surrounding surroundingcountry surroundingcountl surroundingcountry
country are in the throes of the worst worstblizzard worstblizzard 015t 015tblizzard
blizzard they the have ever had hadExSenator hadExSenntor hadExSenator
ExSenator Caffery Cnffer In Sinking SinkingNew SinkingNew SinkingNew
New Orleans Dec 26 GAfter After mprovlng Improlngso mprovlngso
so as to give his family hope of of his ulti ultimate ultimate ultimate ¬
mate recovery exSenator Caffery suf suffered suffered suffered ¬
fered a relapse this morning and tonight tonightis
is again in a critical condition conditionMidnight conditionJlhlnIbt condition3lidniglit
Midnight Train Service Between BetweenWashington Deh 1letreenWashington en enWashington
Washington and New York via Baltimore Baltimoreand Baltimoreand Baltimoreand
and Ohio Railroad Patrons of the Balti Baltimore BaJUmore Ilaltimore ¬
more and Ohio to New York will appre appreciate apprecIate appreciate ¬
ciate the later departure of the midnight midnighttrain midnighttmln midnighttrain
train from New York Liberty street at
130 a a m Twentythird street 115 1l 1151 t p m mmaking mmnklng ramaking
making It possible to enjoy an unbroken unbrokenevenin unbrokonevenlngd unbrokeneveningz4
evenin evenlngd H entertainment before taking
train Sleepers however are ready roodfer roodferoccupancy for foroccupancy er eroccupancy
occupancy at Jersey City Clt it p m m
POPE UPHELD BY ALL ALLCardinals ALLCardinals ALLCardinals
Cardinals Unanimous Ul1an 111ous on ollPoF ollPoFicy Pol1 Pol1icy Policy
j i ji icy Pursued in France FranceGOVERNMENT FranceGOVERNME FraiiceGOVERNMENT
Realizing Renllzln the Imposulhlllly of o Sac Saccc5 SneeC11I Suecess
cc5 cess in Following Harsh Antire Antireligions Antlre1I Antirehigious ¬
ligions 1I loui Pollcy3JinIitry Is I Becom Becoming DecomIn flecoming ¬
ing In Conciliatory Concllintor his 111 lIoIincMN lIoIincMNAivnitx UollncMAnltll hlolincssAwaits
Awaits Direct Overtures of Pence PenceRome IenccI PenceItome
Rome I Dec 31 IIt It Is understood here hereand heroIUId hereand
and from rem many man authorities that the theSacred theSllered theSacred
Sacred College unanimously uRlnMMUII upholds the thePopes lhePope thePps
Popes Pope French policy and that even car cardinals eJtr41illls cardinsis ¬
dinals hitherto credited with liberal ten tendencies tendeDdeB tendencies ¬
dencies are now convinced that the Vati Vaticans Yatlcan Vaticans ¬
I cans can policy of resistance is the only onlymeans onlyIIKa onlymeans
means likely to lead to a solution of theFrench the theFrench theFrench
French crisis crisisThe crl8laThe crisisThe
The French government Is gradually graduallyrealizing inulua1Irealizing graduabyrealizing
realizing the negative results rc obtained obtainedfrom obtalDedfrom obtainedfrom
from a harsh antireligious an lIgiou policy polk and andpowerless andpowerJe andpowerless
powerless a to crush cru h Catholicism m is now nowresorting nowre nowresorting
resorting re to the expedient of hew new laws lawshoping lawsOOping lawshoping
hoping therehyto ltrto neutralise the Vaticans Vaticansfirm Vatlcansftrftl Taticansflrni
firm and calm opposition oppositionBut opposltlonBut oppositionBut
But the Pope te determined not to de desist deBhIt deslat ¬
slat until direct overtures are made and andif andIf andif
if the threatened t reatened measures are carried carriedout carriedout carriedout
out and the churches are closed all ar arrangements arran arrangements ¬
rangements ran ments have been completed for the theorganisation theorganization theorganization
organization of private religious worship
The entire Sacred College has submitted submittedto
to the Popes Pope will Cardinal who formerly formerlyopposed formerlyop formerlyopPosed
opposed op Merry err del Val Tal are now among his hissUuinchest hisstaunchest hisstaunchest
staunchest friends friendsWhen friendsWhen friendsWhen
When the cardinals were received by b the
Pope on Christmas Eve his satisfaction at attheir atlhelr attheir
their perfect union was great and his al allusitn allusltn a1hisita
lusitn to the unity of the episcopate was wasintended wusIntended wasintended
intended to convey his appreciation of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the union among the cardinals car lnals which whichnaturally whichnaturalh whichnaturally
naturally he could not openly express expressThe expressIfhe express1he
The Vatican is counting on the emigra emigration emigration emigration ¬
tion of the best of the French rural popu population population populatton ¬
lation to convince the Gaelic government governmentthat goernmentthat governmentthat
that it must modify its attitude toward towardthe towardthe towardthe
the Catholic church churchThe cburcnThe churchThe
The affect of the governments anti anticlerical antlclericsJ anticlerical ¬
clerical policy wil will be felt in the oities oitiestoo oIUestoo oltiestoo
too it is believed but It is in the country countrywhere countrywhere countrywhere
where the church Is strongest that the theholy theholy theholy
holy see expects ex ts the exodus to be greatest greatestThe grcatestThe greatestThe
The Pope confidently con d ntly expects the decrease decreasein
in population to appear soon n in the census censusstatistics censUsstatistics censusstatistics
statistics and depends on this showing showingto
to bring the ministry to terms termsReligion termsneU termsReligious
Religion neU fou Bill in Senate SenateParis ScnntcPArts SenateParis
Paris Dec 26 6Te The religious bill was wasdeposited wasdeposited vas vasdeposited
deposited with the Senate today The TheSenate TheSenate TheSenate
Senate refused to send it to a special specialcommittee specialcommittee specialcommittee
committee and by a vote of 1S3 to 80 sent sentIt sentIt sentit
It to the the standing stnn lng separation committee committeeMany committee3lnn committeeMany
Many 3lnn Sec Man Inn Jump to Death DeathChicago DenthChicago DeathChicago
Chicago Dec 20 26With With hundreds of per persons persons perSons ¬
sons passing him on their way from work worktonight worktonight worktonight
tonight Fritz Kusser shouted a farewell farewellleaped farewelllooped farewellleaped
leaped over the rail of the Fullerton ave avenue aenue ayesue ¬
nue bridge and disappeared In the Chi Chicago Chicago Chicago ¬
cago River His body was not found un until until Until ¬
til several hours later Kusser was out of ofwork ofwork ofwork
work and homeless homelessEarthquake homelessEnrtJ1flt1nI homelessEarthquake
Earthquake e Destroys Town TOTVIIS Towl1Sftn TownSan
S San n Diego Chile Dec 26 26A 26Aarge 26Aargeportion A arge argeportion argeDortlon
portion of the town of Arica In Tacna Tacnaprovince Tacnlprovince Tacnaprovlncethe
province provlncethe the northernmost part ofChilo ofChilobordering of Chile Chilebordering
bordering on Peru has been destroyed destroyedby destroedb
by b an earthquake and much damage to tothe tQ tQthe tothe
the surrounding country eo ntr Is reported So Sofa 50sr Sofst
fa fst sr ho o loss of life Is i s known
Only Man in Congress Who WhoEver WhoEver rhoEver
Ever Cut the Price PriceFINEST PriceFTh PriceFThTET
Doesnt Own Dollars Worth 1V orth of ofPublic ofPublic ofPublic
Public Service Stock StockHe StockHe Stocklie
He Is Through with Ult Congress and andIN nndIn andIs
IN Going Out RlKht RIJlttProl1oreJII Propose to Do DoIII DoIU Dohis
III his Duty Dnt by II l the Ieople nn and l Will WillGet WillGet 111 111Get
Get After fter tile Ga GilA Company and andStreet andStreet andStreet
Street Car Companies If He Find FindsThey FindTbc FindTIie
They Tbc Are Making Too Much Money MoneyIm lUoneyor MoneyIm
or Im through now with Congress Ctogressright CMgresBUIII Congressand
UIII all I want Is to leave It right rightright ght ghtrlglat
right you understand e Ive got all allth aUtM alltil
tM th money I needmoney JAOIIey to burn burnTv hurntt burnthat
tt Is I cant 8PMd my Ilime Incomeand IncomeandIve and andIv
Tv Ive earned rINd a rest r B But t I dont hold holda
a dollars wwrtl wort1j3f of stock in any pub puboraUon pubHe publie
He service rv wvrttf ponttlonnerer oraUon mUoDJIeftr never did didWhy did1tT didWhy
Why 1tT I could have NLve bought Traction Tractionwhen TractionWIt TractIonhea
when WIt hea it was down to 45 Ii like a awhistle aWhtIItIe awhistle
whistle and made a fortune forumeJteer forumeJteertoucIted fortunenevertouched never nevertouched
touched it it though tRou h This gas propo proposition proposUionthey propoMionthey ¬
sition sUionthey they ay ay its making so much muchmoney muobmoDeY muchmoney
money It dont look good to me meselling neHlltag toeselling
selling at M Not for mine Tin here to todo tod todo
do my duty tJ by y tilt thepeople the people and If the thestreet theSU thestreet
street SU et ctra Ctt l8 are making kla too much muchmoney muchJftOIIeY muchmoney
money wU JU ll have universal UDtft transfers transfersor tran8 rs rsor
or reduced fares fac or something < and if ifgas Iegas ifgas
gas can be b made cheaper now than it itcould Itcould itcould
could ten years age well have havecheaper baveC havecheaper
cheaper C gas Im in the public ser service serYlce ncrvice ¬
vice and when I 1 get out of It I want wantto wantto wantto
to get out right rightThus I1ghtTitus rightThus
Thus spoke the tD Hon Joseph Weeks WeeksBabcock VefksBabeoek
I Babcock of Wisconsin Ia expiring Con Congressman Congre Congreeernaa ¬
gressman fllQaa and expiring oxpl chairman e of tho thoHouse thoHOUH theHouse
House Committee on District Affairs Affairsyesterday AtrairsyesterdaY Affairsyesterday
yesterday afternoon at his home on B Bstreet BRr Bstreet
street Rr L He used UM words and jerky jerkyphrases jerk jerkInaHs jerktphrases
phrases quoted la concluding COReI an inter interview Int interview r rview ¬
view on gas His H views view were sought > to toilluminate tolIhmtblate tornurnisnte >
illuminate the subject now engrossing ng th ththoughts tho thoUIO ht htthoughts <
thoughts UIO ts of all Washington When it was wasflrst WaSftrt waSfirst
first broachedgas 1 broachedgasby by It the Interviewer Interviewertbe InterviewfrUte Interviewerthe
Ute passing statesman was u touchy toucb Ii Hwas IiWItS IiWR
was WR profane J in fact His language was wasawful WaSaltulunnt wasawfulunfit
awful altulunnt unttt to print pr1 t He had a copy of ofThe orT1Ie ofThe
The Washington Herald before him and andhad nn4had andhad
had been reading the account printed in inWednesdays inWe4DftMlays inWednesdays
Wednesdays Issue in which l eb Representa Representative ReprfRntalive Reprmentatire ¬
live Sims told how the House Hou killed the thestock thestock thestock
stock watering water gas a scheme In 1801 1 and andhow Andm andbow
how hi its indignation it ordered onIeI the theDistrict tih tihDltrlet theDistrict
District ConunKUe to report a bUt reduc reducing rfdubtg reduclag < ¬
lag fbe be price of of gas lUtl1Nl and bow the com committee comJIIIttec cornmilIeu ¬
mittee did not do ft ftTrue It ItT ItTrue
True T ue Friend of Dlxtpict DlxtpictA Dhet Distic DisticAn icf icfAtt
A Att interesting Ung bit of gasgfctetary Istot7 It was wasskt wasthe waslt
lt the pasg gatawn 1 r tIMt tiu Wiseon Wiseonsin on onsift
sift did M not netlike Hke JIke it It He disputed uted ted the theprinted theprinted theprinted
printed version and gave stocking ckIng ex exptoekm upIo cxpiorlon
ptoekm to his hi wrath wrathThey wrathTbey wrathThey
They accuse me of taking no Interest Interestm
m In this gas question tioa he said after the theprofane theprofane theprofane
profane outburst and when be bad quieted quieteddown qulet quieteddown d ddown
down Why Tby I am the only man maq who whoever wh wheyer Whoever >
ever reduced the price of gas and electric electriclight eleetricJtht electriclight
light in I the District of Columbia ColumbiaWhen CoIIIIIIbIaWhen ColumbiaWhen
When was UnsT UnsTOh ds dsOh tidarOh
Oh I cant remember the dates tn My Mysecretary lIysecretarT Mysecretary
secretary Is not here Eight t or ten years yearsngo yearsago yearsago
ago I reduced the price of electric light lightfrom lightfrom htgitfrom
from 15 to M cents and of gas from JIJ5 JIJ5to I Ito IS ISto
to 188 168 t It never would have been done dunebut donebut donebut
but for forBut me meBut tamBut
But about tote matter of the bill tlwt tlwtwas lhatas tIitwas
was as referred from the House to your com committee COI11mittee cornmittee ¬
mittee reducing the price of gas on a slid sliding s1iding slidIng ¬
ing scale so that on July Jul 1 ttM it would wouldhave wouhlhave wouldhave
have been 75 cents Why did you ignore ignorethat 19nuretbat igntreI
that thatI
I didnt ignore IL It I was III Why I Ihad Ibad Ihad
had been ill for four months Jenkins had hadthe hadthe hadthe
the bill m In charge But I crawled up to tothe tfUte tothe
the House and called it up up and that titS wtsall titSaU w s sall
all I could do I was too Ill IILIn IllIn ilLin
In the bill which was passed reducing
the price of gas from 5L3S L3 to 1 LM L did your yourcommittee YtlrcORURIttee yourcommittee
committee agree upon any standard ran randlepower rantllepower cartdlepower
dlepower at which the gun s was te be fur furnishedr furBIshed furYes
nishedr nishedrY BIshed BIshedY
Y Yes We ye Te made It twenixsfx bftltz x candle candlepower candlepow candlepower
power powerBecause pow powerWhy <
Why tytyslxt tytyslxtBecaUH twentysixBecause
Because that ttl is the t e limit That is the thebeet thebe thebest
beet be t quality of gas that can be fur furnished furnl8bed furninbed ¬
nished nl8bedHenrd
Heard About the Joker JokerDM JolerDid JolterDid
Did you know that subsequent to that thata thata
a joker was slipped into tile thu appropri appropriation approprlAtlon ppropr ppropratlon ¬
Atlon Mils for the District of Columbia Columbiareducing Columbia Columbiaooudn Columbiareducing
reducing ooudn the requirement re lit h this regard regardto r ard ardto
to twentytwo candjepower candjepowerIJ candepowerrYes
IJ I heard something aomeU of U UDid ft ftDId ItDid
Did you or your committee eott prot protagalwpt r ragalltflt P Psgalnt
agalwpt this reduction m In qwriUyr qwriUyrNot CMlttyrNot quailtyrNot
Not protect prol We inquired and fount foumit founit fountit
it was ail an1 right rightHow rightHow bt btHow
How all rightr rightrWhy righUVhy rigitrWhy
Why they the showed us that the gas at attwentytwo attwontyto attwentytwo
twentytwo candlepower was in reality realitya reallt realltgood reallcIt
a good deal better than that at twenty twentysix twent twentsix twentysix
six candlepower The lower grade gas gasis gasIs gasis
is more purely a coal gas to get the tliehigher tl16higher thehigher
higher power they the have to put more oil oilin oilin oilin
in the gas gasIs gasIs gasis
Is It ii cheaper to finish h twentytwo twentytwothan twent twentytwothan two twothan
than twentysix candlepower gas gasHow gasHo gasr gasrHon
How Ho in the h do I know Tm not nota ntgas nota
a gas expert Look here hereThe bereTbe hererhe
The Representative from Wisconsin Wisconsinthis WJ consintbls WIsconsinthis
this interview was as held in the office offi < e in inthe inthe Inthe
the basement of his house hoUftweat went over to tothe toUle tothe
the mantelpiece and lighted U bted the gas It Itburned Itburned Itburned
burned with 111t a clear steady tome tomeBent AameDcntK dameBeats
Bent nn n Electric LightLook LightLook Light LightLook
Look at that he exclaimed lsnt Isntthat lsntthat lsntthat
that 8 line light Its brighter than that thatwhole thatwhole thatwhole
whole bunch of electric lights Now No thats thatsthe thatsthe thatsthe
the gas the people ple of the District are get getting gdling getting ¬
ting Its better gas than titans is furnished in inany Inan Inany
any an city of the Union It burns clear clearand cleund clearand
and nd steady steadfi a fine light IIgbtyes yes sir 8 fine finelight fineUght finelight
light lightHe UghtHe lightHe
He was as enthusiastic as if he were wereselling wer werselling wereselling
selling gas himself and demonstrating demon tratln its itsexcellences itsexcellences itsexcellences
excellences excellencesIs
Is the District of Columbia getting gas gasas gdias gasas
as cheaply cheap as it should in your opinion opinionWell opInionrelt opinionWell
Well elt Im not sure of that When I Iwent rwent Iwent
went into the matter before I went clear clearto clearto clearto
to the bottom of it It I demanded front fromMr frontMr frontMr
Mr Orme the secretary s4treta of the company companya
a complete statement as to their expenses expensesfor expens expensesfor s sfor
for the year their income their pur purchases purchases putchases ¬
chases of coal the cost of o their labor laborand hloorand laborand
and so on As I remember that report reportconvinced reptrtconvinced reportconvinced
convinced the committee that tba t the gas gascompany gascompony gascompany
company was serving gas to its JtsCU8tomrs JtsCU8tomrsat customers customersat
at about 6S cents a thousand delivered deliveredOn delher delherOn deliveredOn
On that showing we made the price 5L 5LAnd L LAnd LAnd
And what hat about now nowWell nowWell nowWell
Well we shall have to t wait until tho thomatter thomatter thematter
matter comes up upHas upHas upHas
Has it not already alrelld come up Is not notthe notthQ notthe
the bill of Mr Ir Madden in the th hands oC oCyour orour ofyour
your our committee now nowYos now1 now1Y05well nowyonweil
Y05well Yos well we shall probably prob 1fI ask for forthe fortlte forthe
the same sort of report reJ Ort again and shall shallCOXTINOBD ballCO shallCONTINUED

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