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WASHINGTON HERALD HE BALD BALDNO Glrcfllatlonnssk GlrcfllatlonnsskEnded o k28657
OF QUALITY 1 U Ended En ed Feb 16 16NO J S SNO
Filustrates F ustrates Attempts to Dis DisdedifrEer Discredit DisQrcditlier
dedifrEer credit Her Story Storyf StoryALVAYS
Witness Frequently Resorts to toPlea toPlea
Plea of JForjretfulness JForjretfulnessDistrict Forgetfl lless llessDbtrlct
District Dlsttl t Attorney tto nc Consumes Both See Sesions Scsions Seesionii
sionii ions ions of Court O urt In CroxNISxnmlnn CroxNISxnmlnntlon
tlon Which Will Plll Be Continued To Today TodnyFnUs ¬
day dnyFnUs dnyFn11 Fails to Bring Bri Out Any An Ad AdmlssionK Admbd Admfss1tuM
mlssionK mbd nrc That at ntFrcl Fresejit n Seem SeemDamaging SeemDnmlglng SeemDamaging
Damaging to Defendant Cane CaneNew OacNew UJIC
New York Feb Pe 31 Evelyn 1el3 Nesbit Thaw Thawspent Thawapetlt Thawspetit
spent the entire Ure day under un er the ts1re fire of the thedistrict tltedistrict thedistrict
district attomays crosseixaminathm to today toda71a toclaylit ¬
day da71a in the Thaw murder trial trialJeromes l lJacomes
Jeromes questions while searching and andvaried andarleddld andvare
varied vare arleddld did not appear anp to bring out any anyadmtastone anyad1MIoa anyndmleileiw
admtastone that at present seem damag damaging dtlma dtlmatng daniagIng ¬
ing to tothe the defendants case caseIt caseIt caseg
g It was established abt hed by b the crossexamina crossexamination eroStlexamlnatlon ¬
4 tion tIo however that during a great part of ofthe ofthe ofI
I the year 1916 i9I Evelyn Nesbit was receiving r receivinga ce1vlng ce1vlngS
S 25 a week w we from Stanford White VJdte and the thedistrict thedlatrlet theWetalct
district attorney tried repeatedly though thoughvainly thoughYAinly thoughvainly
vainly to get et the young witness s to admit admitthat admitthat admitthat
that there wa w an agreement that she shewas JIbewu shewaa
was to receive that sum every week of the theyear theyear
year ear when she was not employed on the therjB
S sre sreShe rjB rjBShe e eSIte
She insisted that she tttd not know of ofany ofany
any such definite d ftnite agreement a aieemeIt t She was wastold wastold
told that a sum of money mone had been de deposited de depo ¬
posited po in a bank for her by Stanford StanfordWhite StMforWId StaitfordWhite
White WId and she could not remember who whotoM whotold whotold
told her or much about the details detailsTo detaJlsTo deteJisTo
To prove that Stanford White Ite had paid paidMiss dMia paidM1
Miss M1 Nest money all through the year year19ft
19ft 1 the dt district attorney aU y ottered in evi evidence evidence cvidence ¬
dence numerous ere cbeote cbe i drawn upon the theMercantile thelIereal theMereaflifie
Mercantile lIereal tBe Trust Company In favor ra VOl of ofEvelyn ofEvelyn Mveiyn
Evelyn veiyn Florence NesMt 1 Nesh4t t and 8 et t the wit witness wtDe8B ¬
ness to identify MeatI the indorsements on onthem ont1lem onthem
them t1lem as havm bayhieen vtndbeeu jbeeu made by bFlter by her Most Mostof Mootof t tof
of them were f for fo Zi 2S each eachaeme some letne for 5 5and II IIand O
and one or two for fortckK ibo 560Awkw
Awkw tckK About MaKoteine UnJ lne Editor BelltorThe EditorThe
The district aH atteney tt n mey ey wanted < to know knowmany mowmal
many things about the former male ac acquatetaneec acquaJlltaRW acqu1ntase
quatetaneec of Mrs rs Thaw He got her to tosay tosay
say that she and her mother had gone on ona ona
a yachting trip with the late James A AGarland AGarlM
Garland formerly fOr Derly editor of the New Eng England EnrrlaD4 ¬
land Magazine Xapzaite tagsalno and he hen asked k her herwhat herwhat herwhat
what she kntw about being bet named Dllmecl1A in the theGarland 1JIeGarlluMl
Garland divorce suit suitTWs > ott
TWs line of etlnqulI7 inquiry was w not allowed to toproceed
proceed further f er the court snsiainiagDel snsiainiagDelnias tabIIAg > DeI
ilia nias objection Je tJon It amxMtrei aDponz1 P from fro Ute tes testimony IthnonytlIat teittmonythtt ¬
timony thnonytlIat that the witness tJ knew Garland be before be before before ¬
fore she sb met t White WhiteThe WMteThe WhiteThe
The witness was asked many at tueettaas crllelltJaMabout < tueettaasabout
about how ah alae ht came to know Tad Marks Marksthe Ya Yatbe
the vaudeville agent g nt and George W V Le Lethe IA IAu IANotId
NotId NOtn In the t8 testimony t tthf 111ndswied
the th > object with which these t questions questionswere que QUestIOnwere Uon Uonwt I
were wt > re asked sk The district attorney intro introduced Intred Introduced ¬
duced d ed several 1 photograprs of the witness witnessin
1 in costmue mue and got her to identify them themSeveral themSfoveral
Several of them were taken she said saidwhen sak1iMn eakiwhen
when Stanford foM White Th4te was present The Theapparent Theapparent Th
apparent object of showing these e pboto pbotothat pbotograplls
graphs to the jury was to let them see seethat se S
that there was a time when she he did not notwear Dotwear t
wear the childish garb in which she had hadappeared hadlppeaHd ha happered I
appeared a at the trial trialMr trlaMr trialMr
Mr Jerome asked sked her about the con costumes eMtu contums ¬
tums tu to which she had posed for various variousartists VIlM VIlMa varlomrtIts
a artists She 51 told him that she had some sometimes SOIMtima 500Wfimes ¬
times worn dmneries and low cut gowns gownsbut go gobut gownsbut
but had A never posed in Immodestly scanty scantyattire aeantya sept septattire
a attire t tire
Moment of Tensity TensityThere Tcnllit TcnllitT
T There re was a a moment of tensity ten8t when whenthe whetthe t
the 1 he district attorney betrayed apparently apparentlyby r rby
by accident that some me of the questions questionsh quo quoh
h he wa waif asking Mrs Thaw were based basedupon baaed1I baoe baoepots I
upon 1I pots information received from her moth mother mother mother ¬
er Mrs 1n Holman HoiamnIs
Is it not JIOttrue true said Jerome J o consulting consultinga
a paper JJ be held in his h hand ut that there therewas therewas tber C Cwas
was a a man in New York applying lI for a alivoroe adhoroe i I
dhoroe livoroe James 1 A A Garland and I was wasconstantly waslonMiItIy we weeonatntly C
constantly quarreling qrreJ with my r daugh daughter tlaughter daughter ¬
ter terBut
But Dehnas was up u like ilk a flash si to bead beadoft beadof I Ioff
oft this 1h statement tement of the mother of the thewitness thewit tb tbwitn
witness witn e He Insisted that it was im improper Improper hepmpet ¬
proper to tetnlorm inform the jury ury that Mrs Hol Holinan Holnaa Holnan
nan was w making > this statement when the thefact tbefact th e efact
fact was not in evidence The district districtAttorney dl trlct trlctttomeT t tattorney
Attorney ended the incident by stating statingthat sltitln sltitlnthat statinthat
that it was a an inadvertence on his part partAn putAn partAll
An the same nobody thereafter had hadany hAdany ha haany
any dom doo that Mrs M Hoimaa had done donevery doneHerytblag don e etverythlng
Herytblag very thing she could to upset up t the case of ofher ofher o f fher
her sonmlaw short of actually appear appearing appearing ¬
ing in I court courtSome coGrtSoMe courtSoiae
Some light bt on the feeling between Eve Evelyn Eve1yn Eveyn ¬
lyn yn Net t Thaw and her mother was wasshown wasshown wa washown
shown when Jerome asked the witness witnessif e eif
if she dud ad not been unruly In the spring springof sprintor
or im 1 just after fter she had come corn to New NewTor Neork 1 1York
Tor York ork and if I her mother bad not stuck to toher toher V I Iher
her la spit eplte of everything 8Verythl 8VerythlUNo
UNo No indeed declared the witness with withthe withthe Ii Iithe
the first intimation of temper that she shedisplayed shedlapla7ecl oh e edtsplyed
displayed since she he nrst appeared as a awitness awit a awitne
witness witnessWhat wit witne witneWhat
What Thaw thinks of krs X ri Holman has haslieen bastlten ha S Sbeen
been sociently tly indicated by certain certainparts eertaJnparta C Cparts
parts of o letters of his that have already airead I
been placed place in evidence evidenceJerome eidenceJerome evidenceJerome
Jerome Seldom Ruffled RuffledTne ItutrledTile ituffi ituffiThe
Tile district attorney seldom seldo showed showeduiy 8howedany l lan
any an approach to harshnesa in his han handling hanlInS hanlung ¬
lung lInS of Mrs Irs Tba
Thaw His questions quatJe were werenearly werenearly wer C Cnearly
nearly all addressed with an impersonal impersonalair 1 1air
air ana aai in such a manner as might be beemployed becm It C CcmpIed
employed cm by some learned savsstt vant who whowns whoWM wis 0 0won
won endeavoring orta to ascertain what re researches re reseaJl r rseaPhs ° ¬
searches seaJl hfs had been made ilia by a fellowex fellowexplorer teJlowel fe1iowcplorer ¬
plorer l in seme abstruse botru field 1ieI of scientific scientificrch aeJentfftcre C Cresearch
re research rch There were a few ow occasion occsstenswhen oce slens slenswben b bwhen
when the replies of the witness v1bt exas exasperated exaspenited exasperated ¬
perated him into raising ratlil his voice but butthey butthey mi t td
d they were ere few re and he at once resumed renum d
his hi wellbalanced w > lIb lanCd methods methodsMrs srs methodsMT
Mrs MT rs Thaw on her part indicated pretty prett I
thoroughly the possession of forgetful forgetfulness foI1etfuln forgetfultens
ness n on o most t points not covered by her heron herun he r rUn
un dirert examination examinationShe eumtnaUonShe eXflIaljnShe
She probably said salei oor I dont remember remembermore remembecmore resnem resnemmore
more than a hundred times in the course courseof courseof C Cof
of the day Even when Jerome endeav endeavored e deavorad en4eacored ¬
ored by the process of elimination elln natlen io gat go t
her down somewhere near exact eXfct dates or ortime Or11m 0 r rtime
time periods he met with slight success successThis 5 5This
This was particularly true of the night nightinvolved nightInv8lved nigh d dInvolved
involved In the most critical pert of f the theterrible theterrlblp th e eterribia
terrible tl tale she told the Jury the flrot flrotday th t tday
day she took the stand standOn s standoil lnd lndOn
On the statements stat ta she made in her di direct di diN dlret ¬
ret N t examination however howt > er the witness witnessmemory witnessmemury witnesimemory
memory could not have been better Sev Several Sevtral Se Seeral ¬
eral times she > he corrected rome rnrn in his hisstatement hisstatfIHtnt h S Sstatonttnt
statement of things she 1 te A said in that thatstory thatator tha t tstory
story ator storyIlk T r rTli
Tli Ilk defense mode prfcUcally tleaJly no effort effortto efor rcort rcortto 1 1to
to prevent the admission of the testi testiCXJXTIXUED te testiOX1ThTED tl tlOXTI
For the District of Columbia ColumbiaMaryland ColumbiaMary ColumbiaMary
Maryland Mary and and Virginia VirginiaFair VirginiaFairto Tirginiarairtocia Fair Fairtodav
todav to tocia a and tomorrow tol rrow colder to tomorro tomorr tomorr
morr w t f fresluvest resh vest to northwest northwestwinds northwestwinds northwestwinds
winds L V VHERALD c cHE
1 lmn Bveflyn ive yn Thaw Parries PatrrIos P rrios Jorpmes Attack AttacklConferessiorml AttaokICon
lConferessiorml ICon 1 Con resslonal Limited Has Narrow Narrowcape NarrowE
E cape po Prom Wreck WrecklR WroekH
1 lR Ree H I Fighting in Central America AmericaIAm AmericaAm
1 IAm Am bassador Bryce at Now York Yorkl York1Mrs
l 1Mrs Mrs Irs Binge Bagged to Be B Killed Killed3Nes KIlledNeg
3 3Nes Neg Negroes oes Urged to o invest Money MoneyS MoneyaStro MoneyStro
S aStro Stro her Trial tDpons pens P ns Today TodayCONGRESS TodayGO TodayI
Don D Doi4lnlean n ilnican Trasity T Treai b Reported Reported4Po ReportodPo4ttl
4Po 4 PoeftsI Po4ttl I Bill Passed PassedLtt
4 Ia EoUetteGaaAsnendhtoIt FoKitte Ga G as Amendment Up4Nor Up tpNarbeast
4Nor 4 Nor Narbeast Jieast t Line Wins ViDa Out Out1Dr
1Dr 1 Dr 4 fChancellor Chancellor ChancellorStJrs Stirs School Board BoardSHolle Boar6Ho BoOrdHole
SHolle Ho Hole e Smith Pet Feted d at Shoreham HotelMa Hotel HMalMa Hotel2MnblnIsts
2MnblnIsts Ma hlnlsts Continue Efforts for New NewFoundry NewtFoundr NewFoundry
Foundry tFoundrBia FoundryBIILr FoundryPJ
Bia BIILr el Hun Wphtl COIttlned COIttlned5P
5P PJ PIaygrounds FOUndli rounds Association Assoclatl n Holds Ban Banhuet BtLnuet
huet Tuet uet uetR
13 1 3FrenckEmbassy French e Embassy Bids Opened OpenedREPF1HTIMBEGUN >
Nic Nicraguan raguan and Hondiuau HondiuauArmies HOlldluanrmies ilomluran1tr1uies
Armies Meet in Battle nattIeOFFER BattleOFFER BaUleFPR
rmies 1tr1uies
Central cOn C enqnl J American Republic Bring rIDJ Io IoXmiRht 10XI toiJcight I
XmiRht XI iJcight lIJht Efforts Bffort of United States and andUlexlco andMxJco
Ulexlco 1 eo to Effect Peaceable Settlement Settlcmento
o oi DlOcrenceM DUfcreneCFlrMt Plrxt Rncountcr Re Referred Retred ¬
ferred Io 0 o tin Small Affair AffairMexico A Olr OlrexJee
Mexico exJee City Feb Pirt lret Assistant AssistantSecretary t tSecretary
Secretary S ecretary of State Alger this th after afternwidir aternsoN aternsoNmadEtho tter tterdet
nwidir madEtho det the followlag follo g aniM aDOOtNteOlllt aDOOtNteOllltHA > eneGn > e t tA
HA A telegram has been received reeef1I1 by y Presi President PrMIdet ¬
dent d ent Diaz from the President of Hon Honduras Honduras Henuras ¬
duras d uras saying that at 4 oclock on OQafterftOOft the theafternoon thoafternoon
afternoon of the 15th the forces of ofagim ivT 1 a aragua
ragua r and Howdisme met on the border borderand 1IoNJ 1IoNJand
and a nd a light ft ght ht ensued 8ftIJue He characterised the theencounter
encounter 8 as a amaN affair affairThe alralrThe
The place where the battle occurred occurredthe
the t he number of killed or wounded and andother adother aiwlther L
other o ther details were nat given The n Presi President Presient I Ideat ¬
dent d ent ot 0 Honduras declared that the Nfea Nfearaguans Ntcara
raguans ra r gis were defeated and compelled to toretreat 10retrea to I
retreat retreatProminent retrea r etreat t tpr
Prominent mtaent Mexicans Me believe that the thedispatch thedtMpatcb I
dispatch d to President Dies from fJe Proof President Prestdeftt ¬
dent d ent Bonffna of Hewdurss Hend Hs dnrns means m that thatUte thatUteomen the thegeod I
geod omen ottlees of Mexico and the United UnitedStates Lnltec1States I
States to bring abeut peace between the thetwo thetwo i
two t wo couotrfee wilt w not be 8 accepted eJMd by byeither 1tyeither b P
either r ithee country and as that war is certain certainSan eertabLSan certainSan
San Salvador Salvt or fb b SI 11 11A A cHanatch re rercpreeentfttlv re rec reICIIII11RW
ICIIII11RW ICIIII11RWTe Iodsaiioiireeentttv
rcpreeentfttlv Te r tJv6 here reports that an army armyfrom aIM7from armyrom
from f rom Nicaragua invaded < Honduras at atPortille atportin al alPortills
Portille del Espina and after a a hatUe hatUeIsurtlBg lMattJeag
IsurtlBg l ag two hours b urs was compelled ed to re retreat re retreat ¬
treat t reat leaving thirtyseven thtrty en dead de4l den and many manywounded JMDYwounded manswounded r
wounded The Honduras soldiers 1IOkUe cap captured captured ¬
tured t proclamations procIam1J01s to establish a pro provisional provSelonaI ¬
visional government SOecmuent The proclamations proclamationswere proelansaUomwere I
were signed by Miguel M lsuet OnueU BustiHo BustiHoMaximo BustUIoMazlmo p pManlnio
Maximo Resales aJee and Ignacte I Castro CastroSenor CUtroSe CastroSenor
Senor or Davlte says these men are Hon Honduraa HoodUnul Hoedurnu
duraa revolu revolutjon revolutonists onists w who o are fighting fightingwith ft ghUn U Uwtth
with the Nicaragua forces I of President PresidentZeiaya Pre PrenideniZelaya ldentZelaya h
Zelaya ZeiayaManagua Zelayallanagua
Managua Nicaragua Feb IONlcara IONlcararruan Nicara Nicaraguan
guan troops in command of Gens Fornos Fornosand Porn06and Fornoand I
and Vastnnez have defeated the Hondu Honduran Honduran HonduU
ran troops and captured several impor important Import811t ¬
taut positions positionsPresident OIIt1o OIIt1oPrekleat
President Bonflla of HoRdu Honduras is re reported reported ¬
ported to have have issued a proclamation dis distorting dl8 dl8torthag diatorting ¬
torting political events of recent occur occurrence occurrence occurionce ¬
rence and appealing for recognition of ofthe ofthe o f fthe
the boundary question questionICicaraguans question1Jcara questionN1caraguan
ICicaraguans 1Jcara Ans claim that the government governmenthas governmentbas t thas
has from the outset demanded nothing nothingmore BOtblftgmore nothIn
more than satisfaction for the violation violationof violationof t
of Nicaraguan territory the attack on onproperty ORproperti os a aprepert
property properti and destruction de trucUoft of buildings ufldht by b r rHonduran
Honduran regulars and the shooting of ofNIcaraguan ofNlcara 0 I INicaraguan
NIcaraguan Nlcara n soldiers IIOldf OkII oomp comprising lng the fron frontier frontter tiontier ¬
tier guards guardsWAB guanIBWAIt
State Department Notified Honduras Hondurasami Honelurnnnel S SflflI
ami Xicirnpna Open Hostilities HostilitiesAfter HotIIUicAfter MostIIitieAfter
After having had assurances from both bothbelligerents bothbelligeru t tbelligerents
belligerents that they would not fight nghtbut ftghtbut fightbUt
but Instead would submit their disputes disputesto S Sto
i to arbitration officials dof f the State De Department DeJMtrtment Dcpartment ¬
partment were disturbed yesterday y terdAy when whenWilliam wheaWJlltam I IWilliam
William L Merry the American Min Minister Jrin JrinIsttr Mm Mmtoter ¬
ister to Nicaragua Costa Rica and Sal Salvador SaIvador Salvador ¬
vador reported by b cable that actual boo hostilities hotlllUes bootilities ¬
tilities had broken out between Honduras Hondurasand Hondurasand S Sand
and Nicaragua NicaraguaOn NicaragUAOn
On the face of things there appears to tohave tohave ti 0 0have
have been an exceedingly gross breach of ofconfidence oCeonftdence o I Ieondence
confidence and good faith Influenced In uenced by byrepresentations byrepresentAtions b I Irepresentations
representations from the United States StatesMexico States1Iexlco Stateiexico
Mexico Salvador Guatemala and Costa CostaRica CostaRica CootiRica
Rica President Zeiaya of Nicaragua and andPresident andPresident am ii iiPresident
President Benilla of Hqnduras agreed to toarbitrate toarbl V D Darbltte
arbitrate arbl ate This was February 14 and it itwas Itwas I t tannounced
was announced from the State Depart Department Dep Departmeat lt ltmeat ¬
meat that peace in Central America was wasssured wasu wa S Sassured
assured u and that Ute convening conven of an anarbitration anRrbltnldon ni niarbitradon
arbitration tribunal was merely a a matter matterof matterof matteOf
of arrangement arrangementWhile RrnutgernentfJdle arrangementth11e
While fJdle there there hRS been n no announcement announcementof t tof
of what would be done it is probable probablethat probablethat e ethat
that within a very short time more rep representations repreieI1tatJon representaUons ¬
resentations will be made by b lie Ave flvecountries AvecountrIes fly C Ccountries
countries whose concerted efforts ten tendays tendas in indays
days ago brought the belligerents to the thepoint thepoint th thpolist
point of arbitration This time there ta talikely IsUkely I C CIIkeIm
likely to be something more than lUg suggestions lUggflllUon8 avggestion ¬
gestions The case is very irritating and andIf ict d dIf ii iiIf
If further advices ad vices show that the two twocountries twooountI1ea tw 0 0countries
countries actually Intend to engage in an anextensive mxteJ1slve a ft ftttcasive
extensive war plain words will be spoken spokenand pokenanel I Iand
and Nicaragua and fld Honduras will be told toldthey t9ld t9ldtbe tI ii iijy
they must not continue hostilities hostilitiesBoers Ito hostilitiesDoers tJlltIes tJlltIesnoerC
Boers Sentenced to Death DeathKimberlcy DeaHlKJIDberlcy DeathKimberley
Kimberley Feb 3ft 8Iftye Five of the Boers Boerswho Boerswlto a awent
who went oe t on a raid last J at November Novemb have havebeen hRvebeen hey e ebeen
been sentenced to death Ferreier the theleader theleader th a aof
leader of the raid stated sta ted that the Ger Geri GerIIHlAa Ccimuss
muss i had persuaded persuaded him to stir up a arebellion trebellion itrebellion
rebellion in the Cape colony ooJon for the pur purpose purpose putpose ¬
pose of relieving r 1felng the situation In German
Southwest Africa afrlca but that is not be be
Heved JfeYedDJc
Die Dien ntAnre nt Age of 13 1 Tears TearsAshevttle YenrsAsheville YcnrAshevi
Asheville Ashevi le Feb 3 tFreclortDk Fredartek Messer Mes es the theoldest UteoId8t th C Coeet
oldest mon 1 in North rtb Carolina CRr U died this thismorning tit titmomlug thi C Cmorning
morning near Waynesville WJQne Wyne vUIe vIlle aged Agddl Ml He Hewas Hewas B e efamulIrly
was famfltarfy famflf rfy known as Uncle Fred FredMcsser PredMftIser FredMtsser
Mcsser The only surviving member ef o r rIa fh
his Ia ftuHfly is one daughter who is ninety ninetyyears ninetyyears ninet ninetyears
years old oldA oldA oldA
A In Carte Cnr Lunch Served Dally Da11 Da11t
At t Ecksteins from 12 I to 3 3 1113 N Y ave ave L LI
Mis Mis MisJIevine levine Declares Patient PatientSought Patie t tSougl1t
Sought Aid to End Misery MJiseryFIRST iIiseryFlRSl
Attendant A Made Seriously Sick SickAfter SicliAfter
After DrinkingCImmpagne DrinkingCImmpagneWitness Drinking CIUtnl pagnc pagncVUnCN
Witness DcHorilicft Mr Urlll Lottie Jottle Val ValJ
J lan u 4cCDlcCd Accnfied of Caunlnc Her nerlothcrH
MotlicrN Death an Having lIuTln Seemed Seemedto
to He Very Vcr Devoted Daughter DnnJbtcrCou
Coanncr Cou nellr f for or Defendant Claims Clnl ma nlJ Her HerStatement l HerStatement er erstntew
Statement stntew nt Will Clear Up Matters MattersKswvlork lUnHcrsew MatteritNewYork
Kswvlork ew York Feb 36 2Ooo O Mre lr8 Bingo Hold Holdto HaMto a1d a1do
to t o me Mhe Alls U Devise I want want to die Give Givema Ghcme Givee
ma m e something to end my misery miseryThis mlsoryThis
This statement was brought out today todayat todayat
at a t the inquest into the death of wealthy wealthyMrs woaIUnMrs wonithyrs
Mrs M rs Ida Binge whose daughter Mrs MrsLottie Irs IrsLottJe
Lottie L ottie Wallau is under arrest on the thecharge theebArge
charge c of having given Mrs Binge poison poisonMiss polsonMlu
Miss Device Devine the witness who gave gt c thin thintestimony tllltJtesUmOft
testimony tesUmOft t was the mirW nu nuzte e whoqe Who whoe c suspicions suspicionsthat 3usplclpnathat
that th thh at Mrs Binge was Using lS 1ng poisoned led ledher 1edher
her h er to go to the district attorney and andask anduk andsk
ask a sk him to make an inquiry inquiryUnder InqulrUnder
Under crossexamination by John B BStanchffeM D DStAndIf
StanchffeM StAndIf S Id who wllos 1s te associated with Ed Edward J3drd ¬
ward rd Lauterbaclr and Bandlor Hass Hassas Hassu
as a s Mrs Wallaus allaug counsel Miss US6 Dovine Dovinemade Dovlnemade I
made m mc ade many admissions which soemed to tocontrovert tocontrovert toontrovert
controvert c mB her own suspicions that Mrs MrsBinges Mrskiges lrs lrsBJn
Binges BJn B kiges e8 death had been cauecd by Home gomeone Homeone I IfiS
one O fiS else elseHail elseHad e eHael
Hail Diuhlnridc of Mercury MercaryOne MercuryOne Icrcor IcrcorOne
I One of the most important hllpert nt facts brought broughtout brouShtout broughtut
out o ut was that Miss Devino herself had hadbottles hadb I Iottles
bottles b b of bichloride bIc of mercury seat to tothe tothe I Ihe
the t he sick k room for use as an Indseptfc IndseptfcThe IndeptleThe indseptkThe
tA The Inquest bt4 was WaC WM held before beto e Coroner CoronerAcritdli Cor4iRetAmtelft
Acritdli A The courtroom was crowded crowdedmany oro wd ed edIDaAr
many s w wdlcJre fldressed Vomen om omen n apparently apparentlyfriends npp appartntt appartnttrlend r n nf
f friends rlend of Mrs Wallau being there Mix AltsWnMa 1 1 1W
WnMa WaUass W s bnshnnd b and son sat in a acOr acOrDer cor corner coror ¬
ner n or of the room some me distance sway swayfrom gWa gWafrom
from f rom Mrs WaUau WaUauMrs WalJauIra
Mrs Wallau dressed uc in deep mourning mourningwith mourningwith
with itl a fcrnp Iou black veil rowing her face facesat
sat t at the counsel table alongside alon ldo of ofEdward ofEcl1ftUt 01 01drd
Edward E Lttuterbach Wh W Whn R she came in inher inher I
her b et husband and son went over to her lierand herad
and a nd stet IrtasMd them the anifling cheerfully clt elfully
Then r she sI dropped her veil veil3Ir vetIIr
3Ir Mrs Ir Wallnu Calm CalmHer CnImHer CalniBet
Her demeanor was calm and confident confidentShe conftdentSIk conikienthe
She S he intensely watched and Ha listened med to toeach toeach t E Each
each e witness wt and particularly partJcukn1Jwbcm when KHz KHzabeth Ritzalteth ElIzbeth
abeth a beth C Devine the nurse was on the thestand tltend thetand
stand s nd Miss Devine was the third wit witness wJttohv wteiw ¬
ness n eiw following tohv Coroners1 Physichin PhysichinSchuiiz Physiclaiichultz
Schuiiz S chultz The asnistant tlUlt district dtstrJ t attorneys attorneysSKantinatkHt attorselCa atternVitcamsaistiosi
SKantinatkHt elCa e at1olt of Dr Schultz was very veryrief verarkL
MieL b rief The Important Question asked of ofthe ol olhe
the t he doctor doe being besgis
f 7tl
Was tt the rowiition tl R o of ofr of1twas Xna rJ firgtir firgtirIt tltii tltii1Jk
o r 1Jk 1JkIt
It 1twas 1twason was wasOn 8a 8aOn
On croesexambixtion by ilr Ir Staneh Stanehn StJutelt StJuteltfield litanchfield
field n W Dr Schttttx Sch testified that almost ahnoctevery bneIItee17
every e one 8 of the vital organs qans of Mrs MrsBinge l1JLwere MraBinge
Binge were abnormal that she had heart heartdisease heIlrtcttaeue heartd1
disease d1 hardening of the artttriest arttitl con congestion 0011se p pgestion ¬
gestion t10n of the lungs kidneys liver and andintestines andIntttlJeL I Intestines
intestines intestinesThen IntttlJeLCoI I ntestinesConiiitent
CoI Coniiitent tent with DIenllclI DIenllclIThen DlisenicaThesi
Then Mr Stanchfleld naked ked this thisUoft ones onesUon que queUon
Uon UoftooDoeLor
Doctor if the condition of Mrs 1ra Binges Bingesbody Dhtbesbody Binge I Iody
body b ody was consistent con l8teat with 1tit the presence pro eDee of ofmercury ofJMIeU17 ot t twas
mercury was it not also consistent C8 with withthe 1th 1ththe I Ihe
the t he presence pre ence of various diseases diseasesIt diseases1twa
It 1twa 1twaMr was wasMr waslIr
Mr Stanchneid said Thats all allMiss anMJM
Miss Devine told very fully of her ob observations obHlWtUou obrvatIons ¬
servations s and experiences in the Walla Wallahome V UtUl UtUlhome I Iome
home h ome during the time she was employed employedthere employedthere I Ihere
there t from December 23 1806 19C6 19G to January TanualJII Januar Januari
21 i Ifff This was her story storyOn stor storI storyOn
I On December 27 i Mm Wallau rall8u brought broughtme L Lmc
me a bottle of champagne ehampsno to be b given to toMrs toMrs t tMrs
Mrs Binge I dont remember what ef effect arreetthat ¬
fect reetthat f Etht that particular bottle bad on the pa patient patient paleztt ¬
tient tientIt tientIt t leztt lezttJ
It J It was on Tuesday before breakfast breakfastwhen breakfastwhen
I when I had seen Miss M Cleveland Cl veJand the other othernurse othern r rnurse
nurse n JM that I began bes n to think that some something sometJalnl ¬
thing was wrong Miss 1U Cleveland had hadearned I Ilearned Imed
learned l lt med taken some of the champagne champagnethe chnmP champagnihe ene
I the t he night before and had been ill illAxk mI IllAaIa
I AxklC Axk About Champagne ChampagneWhile OhnmI ChnmpntrneWhile ne neI
While I was U speaking with Ith Miss MissCleveland MI MII t tCleveland
Cleveland Mrs Wallau came in and asked askedbow askedbow I Ihow
I bow Mrs Binge was She asked if her hermother ha hamother Iftr Iftrt
t mother had taken the champagne and andI ani aniI
I said she had and Dd that she sliehad had bftd retained retainedsome rebaJnedIOme I I50fl
some 50fl and had vomited some someMrs someI someMrs
Mrs lI Waftau baU said that she would bring bringme brinsme btin btinme
I me a fresh bottle bottle and she went down downstairs downstairs downstairs ¬
stairs I followed her without her knowl knowledge knowledge knowledge ¬
edge She went into the butlers pantry pantrywithout pentr pentrwithout
I without wltlt ut seeing seel me I saw her take a bot bottle botI bottie ¬
I tie of champagne ebampagHAs j
As she was about to draw the cork I Istepped r rstepped
stepped to the door Mrs Wallau turned turnedarouoQ tumodllIoudf turno C Cand
arouoQ and seeing seeJn me me said Go upstairs upstairsMiss upstairsln upstnirtMina
Miss ln s Devine and nd I said I will take up upthe upthe u p pthe I
the champagne cbarnPA e Mrs Wallau said saidNever saidNever I INever
Never mind I will take tnkeJt it up Then I Iwent Iwent Iwent
went back to the bathroom where Miss MissCleveland MissClevchtDd MIs S SCleveland s
Cleveland WASIx wasIji was wasIn
In about five minutes Mrs Wallaubroucbt Wallau Wallaubrought U Ubrought i
brought up the bottle of champagne e and andstUd an ti tisaid I I Isaid
said that it had Jta not been opened I saw sawsome 8ftWHOle sa V Vsome f
some fragments floating in tho bottle bottleXnrac bottleXorMC bottleurae
Xnrac urae Made Sick SickWas SickWu SickWas
Was the tinfoil off asked Mr Ir Corri Corrigan CorriSRJI Cotrignu
gnu ganYes
Yes Yes hut I cant say whether Ute Uiebottle Utebottle Ui e ebottle
bottle nad l been opened openedI
I told Miss lI Cleveland Cle ocland that she ought oughtto oughtto t tto
to have a doctor d tor Mrs Wallau came in inand inand t it itad i
and I said Id to her that that I thought tho ght Miss MissCleveland MissClevtland MIs S 5
Cleveland had been poisoned and Mrs MrsWallau 11l8Wallau Mr MrWaUftu 1
Wallau said id that maybe Miss Cleveland Clevelandwas i Iwas
was III and told her to go downstairs downstairsand downstuhsand S Sand
and get a a glass of milk milkI j jI
I 1 took some of the champagne for a asample nsnJPle t tsanple t
sample and I took it first 1lrstto to Mrs Binges Bingesdentist BlngesdenUat Binge S SdenUat s
denUat Dr Haas I i told him of my nut suspicion SUIpicton nut11mm ¬
picion saying 3 I think Mrs Wallau Is Ispoisoning Ispoisoning I 5 5poisoning 3
poisoning her mother I know its an anawful anawful a ii iianiil
awful tiling to toIn say sayIn sayIn
In another conversation Haas told 1 me mehe mehe itt 0 0he j
he had h d found mercury In the th cham champagne chnmpAgne I Ipague ¬
pagne pagneFormer pAgneIorJllcr pagueFormer
Former Slave Die Dtea Aged 107 107StMCtal 107StMdll 107Spiesol
StMCtal t te The Washington 5telt Herald HeraldNorfolk HeraldlTorfoJk lisraldNorfolk
Norfolk Va Feb 20 2OElizi Eliza Tumor 107 107years 107years 1 ii iiyenrs 7
years old is dead at her home homeil1 in Berkley Berkleyward Berkleyward Borkli y yward j
ward Norfolk She is supposed to have havebeen havebefn hay e ebeen
been the oldest person In Tidewater Vu Vaby Vuby Vuby
by perhaps perha ten t years She was wa born in inslavery Inslave I it itshtvery i
slavery slave in Richmond In 1SOO and and could re relate relate rolate ¬
late events from tho
history of Virginia a i
for a century centuryXevr eenwrJXC centuryet
Xevr XC et nu Rugs Rut nt Auction Friday FriduvStandud
Standard fabrics direct rIDn rojn r t looms loomsguaranteed loomsguaranteed loOm loOmguaranteed
guaranteed perfect sizes 1zes 3x53011X15 3x5tIHIL 5tpIL15 1j feet t
See S them th D1 today Wilson and Mayors 5
122j 12271213 19 G st st stt
Site S ite of First Settlement in Virginia VirginiaSecured VIrginiaSecured VirginiaSccurc
SS Secured l 11 by > y Syndicate SyndicateSpectal SndlcaeJI Syndicaepecial
JI JISpecial
Special S pecial to The WarfBg WubJagton m HraM HraMRichmond lIera1dRichmond uiskIRichmond
Richmond Va Feb 3C 2CJameatQYn 2CJameatQYnIsland Jamestown JamestownIsland Jasnestonland
Island Is IsJu land comprising 1000 IJOhiaro 1OO acres of C landj maJust Iris Irisjust ma 1sst
Just Ju Jua st changed hands the prqpirty prqp prqperty rty being beingacquired beingacquIred beingcquired
acquired a by D R Groaoy anti an associates associatessome ns5 CInt H Hsome
some s ome of whom are Norfolk capltaliits capltaliitsThe Cftp1taU caplt lIta lItahe t9 t9The
The T he acquisition acqui lUoncarrfes carries earn9 with It absolute absoluteownership ab absolutewnership olutoownershIp
ownership o of the IstantT Islamr with the exception exceptionof
of o oo oH f about twenty twentyncres acres the property of the theHistorical theistorIcal
Historical HIstorical H istorIcal Society or f Virginia The new newpurchasers n nwurchasers w wpurahasers
purchasers p urchasers are are forming a company whiCh whtnhwUl whffthwill
will w ill operate a line of boats between the theexposition theexposition theposItion
exposition o posItion grounds apd the Island and andbetween andbetween andetween
between b etween the island and this city clt It Is Isalso I Ialso Islso
also a lso learned that boats will probably run runbetween runbetween
between b etween Washington and Baltimore and andtha andthG andhe
tha t he Island IslandJamestown IslandJamestown slandJamestown
Jamestown Island I ltmd is situated In James JamesRiver JamesRher Jamesiver
River R iver sixtyeight and threefourth br etourth miles mllosbelow mllBSbelow mileselow
below b elow the head of tidewater t at the foot of ofRichmond orRichmond ofichmond
I Richmond R Ra Rapids Rapl ajifi p1t1ftyeIght flftyeIgM miles milesabove milesabove
fl above a bitve the Vlrglnlk Cpes It Is two and andthreequarter un unthreequarter andhreequarter
threequarter t mile mllea tong with a width widthvarying widthvarying widtharying
varying v from rein about 0 yards d at t its head headto headto
t to 0 about one and aadmiteoollrth fiireefonrth miles at atits ats t tIts
its it s lower extrentlt extrentltSTEAMER extre extret1 extret1STEAMER f fSTEAMER
HuKonia I GoeK Down DO 11 In too Feet of ofWater ofVater ofWater
Water OR O New tw Orlchn OrlchnNow OrJcRnllNow Or1canNew
Now Orleans Full eb Sfc The Th French pro protoctod protooted prooctod
tooted t crul cru cruiser r KliBar K ber and tho steamer steamerHugoma stotlmerItugonllt
Hugoma l of the independence 1It IItI popdenee deaoe Porto orto Rico RicoLine RicoLine
Line Line L ine collided tonlgm to ttgJit In the Mississippi MississippiRiver MI 8i lppl lpplRiver
River R iver just in front of New Orleans and andthe andthe
the t he Hugoma sank In Iftthree three minutes No Nolives NoUvee
lives l were lost The cruiser did not sus sustain sustain ¬
tain t am any damage damageThe damageThe damageThe
The Mississippi is extraordinarily oxtraordln rfly high highjust hlShnow hIghust
just j ust now and the currant in coneeqifance coneeqifancewa coneeqlloucewas
wa was w as strong The liMgoma gema which blch was wascarrying wascarrying 5 5carrying
carrying a very hearr se057 cargo found it dif dlfilcult dIttlcult
ilcult i to withstand itb Wtd the current current and was wasdriven WASdriven
driven d riven against th UI4I ortiser Iller sinking within withinthree wIthinthree withinhree
three t hree minutes of tb collision In a hun hundred hundcetl him himredfeetofwat5s ¬
dred d redfeetofwat5s feet of watest watestThe wateiTbe
The Hugoma w iIa ¼ t steamer or 2100 2100tons 100 100toM
tons t oss which had Jot been put in the thePorto thePorto
Porto Rican trade la opposition oppo fUon to Ute thaNew UteNew
New York and Potto Rican Line LineOFFERS ineOFFERS
Man Inn Suing for forDIToree Divorce Anxldun Anxl lllf to toOet toGet toGet
Get Custody CUHhul of HI JIb Dnupf Daughter DaughterAabe1lle DaughterAsheville liter literAsheville
Asheville N C Feb OMen111 MerrlU B BMilhi BMilia BMiffs
Miffs of Detroit Detroit jtffce has some fame u uw s syachtsman
w a yachtsman and ad who is suing S Hbt wife wifefor wffefor I
for f divorce has ottered JLCOWXX if she shewill siteWIll shewill I
will surrender to Mm their sixyearold sixyearoldchild IIIxyear01dchlSd
child c hild Cynthia CyI Ciuhls hia hiaMra S SMrs
Mrs s Mills Mill has tjted the O offer er erhag say saytog anyog
tog t og 001 I would ntthy nLtJ W see ee Cynthia a dead deadthan deadthan L Lhan
than t han for him to haveVer haveber In her counter countersuit countersutt
suit for divorce she demands demandslimony X9M X9Malimony StMjti StMjtiamnoay I
alimony a and the custody of the child childGillian
Gillian 001 Strfkeleather named by Mitts Jt in inhis inIda
his h is suit and cited t er contempt of court courtIn eeurtIn courtn
In I n refusing r fU8lnc to testify is being befit sued lot
s 110600 by Mills MIII < who charges cba the aliena alienation alienation ¬
tion t hin of Mrs M r Mills f ills affections a ffectIonsNEGRO tCttons tCttonsNEGRO
NEGRO SAXES TO TRAIN TRAINCongression lilAirl lilAirlHides ATM
Congression COngrCSSiQfliiuhitel linlited Coach CoachItides L
Hides Mitee B rye 0 0OI Ties TiesPnsnenRcffx
I Iof
PnsnenRcffx 1 nasengoa In Grateful Appreciation Appreciationof I
of ISncnplnK HICCnllnF Plunge Into ItLvcr Bc Bcf Dclow BclOW
f low Present ICmploye mploc with Purne Purneof Pnr8eof t tof
of 30 Jolrnn 3Ian Who Prevented Wreck WreckIs Vreclib
Is a Resident of Washington WashingtonBaltimore WashingtonWsii VnhlngtonsiaI
siaI to on If Wsii U UD heM
Baltimore D Teh St ItPPe Presence of mind mindand mhMlpreaapt I
and promptness preaapt on the part rt of Joseph JosephWWhuBS JOHItkWIItaaIe Josoi I
WWhuBS a ceiored porter on the Pull PIcar Pullman ¬
man car Philadelphia probably prevented preventeda pnrrentodaer10us preventota I
a serious wreck of u the Congressional rain Limited Umked rainted ¬
ked I ted one of the fastest trains of elPeniigjtvanla the thePennsylvania UtePenllQtYanla
Pennsylvania Railroad on the Gunpowder GunpowderRiver Gt1 JHJwder JHJwderRher
River Bridge Brld e about 7 oclock tonight tonightThe te tonightThe A ht htTIM
The t tram comprising six Pullmans Pull with withsmoker wlUamoker I Ismoker
smoker and diner was en route rout from fromNew fromNew I IYork
New York and was u crossing the bridge bridgeat bridgeat S Sat
at a rate of about thirty miles Jlltl an hour hourSuddenly bourSUtltlenl7 hourSuddenly
Suddenly from under the noor floor of the din dining dinIng dinug
ing l ug car the second coach of the train traina S Sa
a terrific noise was heard and at the thesame thetime thii S
same time the be floor of the car began beganto boganto begnito i
to vibrate as though K were being beingdragged beinilragged
dragged dla i over a cobble c ble pav paved d strut afeenLWilliams strutlVIIIIame altsetWilliams
1 Williams who was fts as in the chair car carbehind car8ath en r rbehind
behind 8ath heard the noise and divining diviningthat diviningthat divinIn g gthat
that something was wrong WTOG jerked the theemergency theemerseneT tb e eemergency
emergency brake cord The train quickly quicklyslowed qulltlyslowed quiekh I Islowed
slowed but not before the porter had hadpulled bKdpulled hai I Ipulled 1
pulled the cord to its utmost thus tn lock locking lockI locklug ¬
I lug every wheel wheelAn wbeeLAn wheelAn
An Investigation InYeildgat showed that the roar roartruck reutnIek rot r rIruck f
truck of the diner had Jumped the track trackand trackIWd trachand
and that all that prevented tha coach coachfrom coachrom ccac it itrota i
from rom plunging from the bridge rldge into the thewater thewatftand th S Swater j
water watftand and probably y taking the rear cars carswith carswith ear S Swith
with it It was the guard nI rail railIt railIt railIt >
It was found that bat the train had ran ranseveral nmvenal ru n nseveral 1
several venal hundred feet with the truck off offthe otrthe ci cithe
the tracks The passengers recognized recognizedthat recognizedtllat 1 1that 1
that the porters prompt action had hadavoided hadavoided d davoided 1
avoided an accident accident which might have haveprayed hay C Cproved i
proved fatal to many for the water waterunder wute waterundr r runder
under the bridge is at loost a dozen dozenfeet doz8nfeet doze it itCCL 1
feet CCL deep They showed their gratitude gratitu o ooer 0over
over their escape by presenting tho porter porterwith porterwith it itwith r
with a purse of 50 50WlUktll18 50 iOWilliams
Williams who 110 is
about thirtyfive years yonrsof year S Sof 5
of age lives in Washington and AudllAS Iras tas been beenemploYed bee it itemployed J
employed on Pullman cars for about aboutfourteen Aboutfonrteen t tfourteen t
fourteen years yearsBRYCE yearsBRYCE yearsBRYCE
Brltlnh Drltl h AnilmMsndor Alllhe ndor Aboard bonrel the theOceanic theOccanic fIt a aOceanic
Oceanic On Fire Inland InlandNew blandNew IslandNew
New York Feb 39 3OJRmes James Bryce re recently iecently
cently appointed Ambassador to the theUnited tis C CUnited t
United States from Great
Britain is a apassenger 8paSlicnger apassenger i
passenger on the White Star steamship stoomshfpOceanic stoamahi p pOceanic i
Oceanic which will reach her
pier between betweenS n nand j
S and D oclock tomorrow morning Ho Howill lIBwUI H 0 0will
will be met at quarantine quarantine by a representa rcpresentnlive representetlve
live from the British consul generals of 0 0ft ollice
flee ft and Sir Percy Sanderson will meet meethim meethim fc thull
him at the pier It was expected that the theOce th 8 COceanIc
Oceanic Oce nlc would come cometo to her pier tonight tonightbut tonlshtbut L Lhilt
but her commander sent a wireless mes message message mim i isage ¬
sage saying that a snowstorm off shore sQorewoula shot shotwoultl
would prevent revpnt him cDming in The TheOceanic ThfOcoonle j1i 0 0Oceanic 3
Oceanic was oft Fire Island at sunset sunsetBlR sunsotBJ sunsetBig
Big Reduction In Bryce Vote VoteLondon VoteLondon VoteLondon
London Feb 30 The election in South SouthAberdeen SouthAberdeen Sout hAberdeen h
Aberdeen to fill the vacancy canvy In tho House Houseof Rout e eof
of Commons caused by the appointment appointmentj it itOf I
Of Mr Janice Bryce as S Ambassador to tothe tothe t 0the 0
the United States resulted In an Immense Immensereduction Immensereucllon se sereduction e
reduction in the Liberal vote vo Mr Bs Eslemo3t E 5 5sleniant i
slemont the Liberal candidate polled polled3m polio d dvotes I
3778 votes v te8 Mr McNeill Unionist 3412 3412md 341 341and
and md Mr Bramley Socialist 174 1i40 In the theInst thelast tt 10 10last B
last election elect eleetIonMr Ion Mr Bryce received 67S7 and andMr andMr an 1 dMr
Mr Black Unionist Unlonlat J3 J3utJon 35 35Auction t tAuction
Auction Sale St1 of Japanese Goods GoodsAt GoodAt GoodsAt
At the Washington Art rt Galleries Gftllerl 14 1403 14f0ot < B H Hst Hst
st ot continues toduy 1090 a m and andp andp 3 3p
p m
Declares D Presence of Cardozo CardozoInspires CardozoIllSires
Inspires Discord DiscordEDINOUS DiscordRUlliOUS
Trouble T rouble Is Not Confined J nfiuictl to the theColored thnColored
Colored Division DivisionSuperintendent DivisionS
S Superintendent Charge Supervising SupervisingPrincipal SUICriHlnPrincipal SupervisingPrincipal
Principal of Thirteenth with hay Having I1n I1ntnI ¬
ing tnI ng Caused Cau d Widespread Insubordi Insubordination InHobordlnation insubordiilatlon ¬
nation nation Making rnkln It I ImpoHsIble I to toHandle toJlandJe
Handle the < hc System Projierly l IropcrlyDr rocrIDr rocrIDrUonfouler Dr Dr3Ioiitomer
3Ioiitomer > Called On to Explain ExplainDue EXIJnlnDue
Due to the continued presence pre e in the theWashington tJIeWasldngton thisWashington
Washington public schools of Francis L LCardozo L LCardozo
Cardozo C supervising principal of the theThirteenth theThlrtMnth
Thirteenth T division lon there to i a a spreading la
fondency tund t endency tncy toward towald insubordinatIon In in the thecolored thecolored theolored
colored c schools boo and even in the white whiteschools wbteachnoltr whtechools
schools s this tendency to becoming ap apparent appnrent oparent ¬
parent parentTHIs pnrentTlt18 p arent arentThis
THIs is one of ii the assertions in the Ant Antmonthly ftNtmonthly firstmothiy
monthly report Of Drv WTHfRjn B Chau Chaueellor C CoeIl Chauller
eellor oeIl e ller r superintendent o of school 8e which whichwas which1Ui Whichsubmitted
was 1Ui submitted and read re d before the board boardof boardor boardf
of o f education at yesterday yerHentayalternoons yerHentayalternoonsmeettag afternoons iiternooeoeeting afternoonsmeettag
meettag meettagThere meettagTh m eeting eetingThcs
There Th are many other cjotraeteristlcajly cjotraeteristlcajlypsaftive clllHaetedlUeall7PfMIftive CbOrCIetImPc3tYsfUve
psaftive p sfUve nnd foroefnl stsjteinente eftt In the thereport thereport theeport
report r bat it was this Ut one that aroused arousedall edflit
all a ll those present at the meeting to a a high highstate Ihtau hightate
state s tau of excitement and brought on a aspirited ariled apirited
spirited s riled debate te In whkb wh dt dtmOe dr ll action actfeawas MtIoaA
was W A m suggested 8U elted Cape Ca Oyster wa ws wstkruliuly p ptt
tkruliuly tt t Interested alM pressed foe tm tmwodhitB tm1IMId1a tinnsUlate
wodhitB 1IMId1a i l actkmCnrdoxp CtIotLCnrdo7p actkm atiosCnrdozp
Cnrdoxp Trial Resumes JleMuniexTuesday RelfllJUeHTuda ResumesToomlay
Tuesday Tuda February 31 S at I odock was wassot WallHI wesot
sot s ot as the date and time for the thetton tIaeUOft Noup NoupIo
tton t Io of the trial of Cardoao rdoss on dmrses dmrsesof cbsrcaf
of O f nwabordhwdofl nwabordhwdoflDr fhnbordt atton attonDr
Dr Chancellor In discussing di8e dIOcImul the tiletJoG eondi eondiUoa sedl sedlieu
Uoa L ieu of the schools boola says among g other otherthings otbert1elDp
things thingsIt t1elDpIt
It is the the common opinion opln of teachers teachersand teaehenand
and a nd parents u that hat t the atmosphere ftI of the theMcKlnley thelrcICJJaleJ
McKlnley Manual Training School SchoolllutN is iscfaoaged iisosged
cfaoaged el sosged entirely elltlrelyt for the bettor Not Notto teas teasto 1cmo
to t o be commended IB Uw cha stooge gc of tone tonein eIn
in the u Saltern aatrrst High Hgii School It seems to tohe tobe toe
he b e commonly agreed that Dr Wfllard W lard a ace SSmalt S Small
Smalt S mall is the mn for 1M place placew ce Theje Thejewas
was w as but one diflkrulty at the Sastera BalKer ssterjt and andthat andUtat i ithat
that was the unpopularity of the sehooL sehooLThe IIeMoLTIle
The quality of the work has always a1w been beengood beengood beenood
good goodla goodIthe g ood
la Ithe th the seventh enth division the new super superbig superJN1JIetpal
big g nrtnefpai W V W atack BMck has made madea madeatr madestriking
a striking change for the tb better betterNot DetarNet
Not to mention me Uon by same the now nowteachers newtNChen
teachers t who have been introdoced I intavd4ed in I the thewhite thewldte
white schools I take pieasvre in saying 1D
tbtt t t every OH OM OMue ha I hcen a au suacess suacessi
i ttn tht Us ogfapett tlPl Nt tcjnjsnr tMs o was hut hutit 1tut1Nri
ti iipwbase 1Nri IlIn the 4siet1 4siet1ien
l ien In it of T T S S JftcftNt JncTdpi no K principal of ofthe si r
the UI M I Stwet et HIP School He 14 is doing doingwell doIftIwell do4n do4nwell
well and nd deserves to be encouraged coutalJed His HIiusk
task t usk is difficult dl difikultwas Bcult was wa and Is more difficult difficultthan L
than t tc that of any aa other high bl schdel l pun principal
cipal c m 1ft this t1d8ChnrJclS Dtotric DtotricChnrKcn Dtstr1Charges
Charges Inwniiorillnadou InwniiorillnadouFor InfI oreUnntlon oreUnntloni oreUnntlonFor i
For reasons reaaon tlfat were ere entirely entire f4 finU finUr n niar ft ftJar
Jar b r to every member of the board en endeavors en entIeaOra Sn Sn4eoori ¬
deavors have been made persistenttr to tochange tocban t I Ichange
change e a supervising s prmdpaithat of ofthe orthe ot otthe
the Thirteenth division Under circus circamstances C circustances e1MRreprdnrr
stances s regarding which I have expressed expressedmy ex exNT I Iopinion
my opinion opt before now to this hoard boantthe boanttheg the thesupervising thi S Ssperdaing
supervising o g principal pr1DcI was U returned turHd te the theschools tbeebools fin I Ischools
schools where be controls considerably considerablymore COIt8IcIeraW7mere P
more t than IN teachers teachersTThe teebersThe teachersThe
The The influence or this thiselpal supervising u udpal prt prtcipal
cipal upon the schools since hfe return Jetamay returnmay I Iay
may m ay not have been djrect to their dlsad dlsadvantage dIacInta 4usdvantage
vantage nta but has h been certainty indirect indirectto I Ito
to their very serious harm He H may not nothave nothave no I Ihave
have intended this tb but every day the thecondition thecondttlon tin tincondition
condition not only of his own division divisionbut tit titbut divisionbut
but of all the colored schools both sic elementary eIe eIementary sicmentary ¬
mentary and secondary is growing IOwl g stead steadily stdlIyWOCM steadily ¬
ily lIyWOCM tvorso The continued success su of o onlte dad definite dadnile ¬
nile disloyalty dlEl YRJty has made it almost Im Impossible Imble tinpossible ¬
possible ble for the colored assistant super superintendent superintendent superIntendent ¬
intendent to manage maJl oI8 his system In I fact facthe tact tacthe
he has practically given up p trying t17f rr te temanage toIDtUIa ti S Smanage
manage IDtUIa e it itTendency ItTcndencT It ItTendency
Tendency Jn to Disregard Order OrderIn OrdcrIn OrdersIn
In saying this I do not wish to jsaa Mass un unfavorable QD QDfavorable usfavorable ¬
favorable Judgment Ju gment upon him Exactly Exactlythe Exactlythe Ecacti r rthe
the SHMte e condition might easily have re resulted resuited
suited in the white schools IICbooI8 It is necea neceasary aeceerY sec secanry
sary rY for me to go even further and to tosay toMY ti a alay
say that the influence In tenee of the return re ltn of oftltls o C Cthis
this supervising principal to a 1 division of ofthe tthe i C Cthe
the colored schools te felt even in I the tilehlte tb C Cwhite
white hlte schools There is a tendency to dto dill dillr disregaid
regard r rd tile orders of the superintendent superintendentand sU rlDteftdeet rlDteftdeetand t tand
and the orders of the beard of education educationthat ed educatloathat Uoft Uoftthat
that persists and will grow until this thisboard tb tbboard thi thiboard
board can have its I Judgment Judsme t recorded r61 led ledlegally I Ilegally
legally against any and all of its sub subordinates nubordinate b boroln
ordinates oroln ordinateI tee teeI
I have visited the Armstrong troaur Manual MandlTraining I ITraining
Training School hool a number of tunes The Thecondition Tb Tbcondition
condition of this school Is unsatisfactory unsatisfactoryand u unansfwtn llatl l hry hryand V Vand
and will continue to be unsatisfactory un8Rtl8fActoIyUl un until nitthere ¬
til there have been transfers of teachers tedPe18from a afrom
from the building and In at least one rastance instance ra histance
stance the removal of one person from fror ft ftthe
the service for incompetency It is my myopinion myopinion m mopinion
opinion that there are several VOnt prisons MS pemsasteaching JIS JISteaching
teaching in the colored high schools who w1oare wit U Uare
are not competent to teach t eh In even gram grammar ram rammAr
mar grades gradesWould gradesoulct gradesWould
Would oulct Investigate 31ii i1J1I111C K Shields ShiclilxAfter ShleIc1JcAfter
After reviewing a schedule or pro programme proSTAmme I ¬
gramme of hours and several sever l new newcourses newcourses net netcoinsen r
courses the superintendent recommends recommendsthe mmnd8 mmnd8the S Sthe
the establishment < o special high school schoolpreparatory aehoolprtp ii iipreparatoruj
preparatory prtp ratorr classes in the seventh venti or oreighth orEighth o r rEighth
eighth grades giving Instruction in th ttt tttJlUIgU8gcs thlanguage
languages In this connection he notes notesdecided a a1ccided
decided tendency in the educational world Worldto won wonto
to lengthen lenbth n the high school bool curriculum curriculumHe curriculunHe
He compliments the board on Its action actionin actionIn actlo actloIn
in giving him the opportunity to extend extendhis extendhis exten extenhis
his knowledge by visiting other Institu Institutiona IJI8tftutlon3 institstlons
tiona saying that in a great nation like likethte likethis Ilk e ethis >
this Isolation never ineans progress pro but buttends be it ittends t
tends to routlnism and even to retrogres reotrocJtston retrogreselon
sion Two remedial needs are cited one onethe otHthe on onthe
the introduction of more science and andperhaps IUklp ate I Iperlutps
perhaps p < rhaJ more language in the higher highergrades hlgturgndea highL i igrades
grades and the other a thorough over o oreshaulIng r rhftullng
hauling of the textbooks textbooksTin t textbooksThe xtbook xtbookrl
Tin rl superintendent recommended an In Investigation InY0t3t1satlon is I Ivestlgatlon ¬
vestigation in the f hpCRse case of Miss Shields a akindergarten aklndersurten akindergarten
kindergarten teacher In the colored coloredschools colorsschools
schools concerning whom he had passed passede passe passetO
to the board letters submitted to him hi hipurporting his 5 5purporting
purporting to attack her character chftracterDr characterDr
Dr aiontRonjerj I 1M Afraid AfmldImmcdlnteb AfraidInnuediately
Immediately upon the conclusion of the tltetoodlng thi IC ICreading
reading of the report port the board plungedInto plunged 51 51into
into a a general discussion of the insubordl insubordlnntloiivdmrges Insubonlfntttlon I In8tIoitcirtrgta
nntloiivdmrges ntttlon mrge8 Capt C 4spl pt Oyster demanded detftftndedImmctflate id idlmmettkte
Immediate action saying Ural he was at ata i it ita
a a loss to toum1er understand tand why there HhoHld HhoHldbe houldbe shoal 14 14be
be iitsulMrdinaUon ht lnsuherdlnatlon1 u nlinatlon He thought at the mtp mtpCOKTIXUBU IIttpCO suiCOT1NUEl
J II Small t Son Sons s ° es VIorlstn VIorlstnWashinston I FIonJstsWashington Iorlllt Iorllltashlnton
Washington ashlnton and nd XetrTorlc
REYBURNS R PLUEALITY 33003 33003FaftlonlfttN 33003FulonlllfM 33003nslonists
FaftlonlfttN F In Philadelphia Gain GainFew GnlnFew GainFew
Few Seats in City Clt Council CouncilPhiladelphia CouncilPhIladelphia CouncilsPhiladelphia
Philadelphia Fob 20 2OTho 20The The plurality of ofCongressman orCongree oforigretsemiw
Congressman Congree C Cc origretsemiw m n John E Reyburn Republi Republican Republican Republian ¬
Cpl can c an who was olected mayor of Philadel Philadelphia Phlludelphla Pidladelus ¬
phia pl us yesterday over William Potter the theDemocraticCity theDemocraticCity theemocraticCity
DemocraticCity D Party candidate was wasasHI wuIS wasQo
asHI IS Qo Hugh Black Republican had a aplurality apluraJlty
plurality pl plm urality of 32880 32S over Franklin S Ed Edmonds Edmonda Edonds ¬
monds m onds the Fusion candidate for receiver receiverf receiverfir
fir o f taxes tx The Prohibition candidate for formayor formayor forayor
mayor m ayor received 405 4 votes and the Socialist Socialistcandidate Soelallat08o Socialisttididat
candidate 08o ca tididat kIte L089 L089While I8S0Wblle 1OWhile
While the Fualonlsts lost the U mayoralty mayoraltythey mayorAltyt
they t thci ey made gains in both branches of the thecity theclty thety
city ci cise ty council They gained g lnod two seats in inselect Inselect Inlect
select se lect council and fifteen in common commoncouncil commonOQuncl1 commonuncil
council co uncil They are still far from a ma majority majDrtty ¬
jority Jo Jop ilty In these bodies though they repre represent r8pret reproont ¬
sent p ont t a stronger minority than has existed existedfor exIstedtOI existedr
for fo r many years ye yearnENINGITIS rs rs1tIENINGITIS
More JI ore rc Than TJtn 1 One Hundred Xerr XeT Cases CnacsReported CmleUeportcd CasesReported
Reported Since February l FehirunryLondon eJJronr eJJronrLondon 5 5London
London Feb at 2OThe The official figures figuresanew ftgu ftguehow ilgureehow
anew s how that the outbreak of cerebrospfnsl cerebrospfnslmeningitis cerebro8p1m1fftfmtng1tls cerebrosplzsaieningitis
meningitis m eningitis at Glasgow is serious rJous Sine SineFebruary Since SIneeFebruary Sinceebruary
Fo February F 5 L It7 eases have been reported reportedof reportedof reportedwhich
of o Fb which If Z proved prov fatal The total num number number cernee ¬
ber b ee of cases in Scotland this year has hasbeen hasn haseen
been b een n to date date 291 a1 with Ifti deaths deathsThe deathsThe deathsThe
The number of cases in Glasgow has liasseen JIaSMen
seen Men h een Z with 119 deaths de In BWnbargJi BWnbargJithere Mabtilskthere
there t have ve been K eases and 21 1 deaths deathsIn atitsIn drntbsn
In i n addition there have been 109 01 cases and andK andiG anddeaths
K deaths at Belfast BelfastBRYAN BeIrutBRYAN
Denounces Rockefellers Roclre ellers Aid Aidto A Aidto I Ito
to Education Fund EnndDECLARES FundDECLARES
f Cemocratic
Democratic D Leader Says Gold Vn VnBxtortecl
lirtorted by I Vronffful r9nJtnl Business nuMinesllJlctJloeb
Method and It Would oulel Have Been BeenBetter DcenDctter
Better to Rcjluru It Dlrectl Directly Than ThanIndirectly I IIndlrectl
Indirectly Indlrectl AH In Sovr 01T Being Done DoneCohJtnfcas DoueOldo
CohJtnfcas Colutt Onto Feb F 3CoL Co1 vTiUara WllUarAJ vTiUaraJ L
J Bryan 1M at an ratervfew here taday at attacked attacked ¬
tacked t John D Rockefeller recent reee t gilt giltof ft fteC
of S c XUMft OO > to the general education educationboard edueatMttboard
board boardatr boardr b oard
atr fr r Bryan safe Uke Oil King should shouldhavp doaWha
ha havi havp gJven Ivea the wooer mOee back ck to the vsupie JIIfIJIIefrom vsupiefrom i
from f rom whom It bad Wen bHa wrested by illegal illegalmethods Weplmetbo
methods sHe He asserted 1Uiftt th that lt the people peeplesbouhI
should o not allow themselves to be sob sabsldiaed auboosldbed sobsidised
sldiaed into acquiescence ceDce as to these thesewrongful thuewronsful theserongful
wrongful w business methods methodst methodsThe tnetMdLThe t
The else a e of Mr r Rockefellers gift giftshould tt ttabouId
should s not blind the people peoe te the methods dfJIi method I
by b y which this lb vast sum of money was wapmade wall wall1DiIIe r
made said id Mr Bryan The The money it itaeofju itt it
aeofju 5 00055 ndeouateii ultely t proven new by many manyinvfKtigations JDanytaPUou manynIgaUous
invfKtigations L UM UextertedDY extorted by wrongful wrongfulbusiness W2CIIagCulbwIIne
business b method from iF the tttJMOPIe peopte and andit andIt I
it i it t would MI uld have hell oea beitec to toTeturu retvna Teturn it to tothe I Ihe j
the t he iteonie to v1bo1p om It boaed > rion rionIf ft dlrestjy dlrestjyf It ItIf
If i f Una t eonW CIDtIIclMn hsa been en done doneto er it I Ibe4Ito1opt J
Ja be4Ito1opt attiMt tIIJ pM I
to aecKjfwoeiice hj to th Ufto wfdnVal PI busi business 1 busiets uat uatm ¬
ness l ets methods m bo41s far this way wayNothing wayNothing f fNothing
Nothing has haoeeurred occurred oecu says M Mt t Bryan Bryanto BryADt
to cause him to t alter his opiniog concern concerning conceotntbe
ing l ug the gert 8n tent ownership ow ownershb of rail rattPRISIDENT nallroada railoods
roada roadaPRESIDENT r oodsPRESIDENT
Will 111 Sit ut it Banquet mquet Table Vfyillc hIIe Son Son13ntcr SonICnttrH I IHntcrn
13ntcr Forcclllon CIuV CIuVCambridge cluy CluljCambridge
Cam Cambridge Jlass Feb 28 C Camera era men menand JReAand
and other curious ones have i ade things thingsso I Iunannt
so unpleasant unannt for Theodore Roosevelt Rf o Jr Jrthat Jrthat Jrthat
that the young man is keying away awayfrom awayfrom aw r rfrom
from his usual haunts La at Haifeard Hat pend pending pendIng peusdag ¬
l ing ag the arrival of his father o o4 Saturday SaturdayHe Satur saturciuyHe la7 <
He is i not far away to be suje for he is isto listo I S Sto I
to to be received into the Poreelion PoIft Ctab iub on onSaturday oi C CSaturilsy
Saturday evening and his father will be betaMe beODe ti C Cthe
ODe ot the rscmhet to sit I at the club cliii cliiitable I ItaWe
taMe and join in 1 eating tV t trmditle tradltloMl tradltloMlalke l lslice 1slice
slice of roast nig nigYoung JIIIbY01lllg pigYoung <
Young Roosevelt will iI he etolct told to report reportat reportthe roper I Iat
at the clubhouse e hi I fanciful taacitii4 costume tO tltH and andwill an d dwilL
will 111 be required to do amusing ftBJUBlDg tDllts tDlltswhile stunts stuntswhile stuntswhile
while the members are aafetmijied Ul Later Laterhe Laterhe jte r rhe
he win b introduced to jhe members m mdfvidually m mdlvkIuaIly individuafty
dfvidually and be receive recelnli into the fold foldThe foldThe foldThe
The President and Mi M Roosevelt and andMiss azu d
Miss 111 Ethel are expected eXJHCtedto to arrive in Hoe Boeton DOten Hoeton I dI
ton Saturday morning Df They ji will go o im immedlateiy Immediately L Lmediately
mediately to friends dQ t Beacon street streetand streetand stree it itand
and remain there until UDtl after fter luncheon luncheonvard luncheonwilen I Ithe
wilen the President w117 wllg to the Hat Harvam Hatyard
yard Union to speak speakThe speakThe I IThe
The PresWenfs party J1n ij m go o to Ayer by byspecial bysetal b y yspecial
special train Sunday inornlog whence whencethey C Cthey
they will derive ve to the school at Crete Qretonwhere I Iwhere
where bete ArstHrJ Anal AraheRponeve Rpoieve oosevet t Is a pupiL The Theparty Theparty Tb Tbparty
party wfll w l spend we e dty dj ty there returning returnln returnlnto g
to Boston on Sunday M t fu t m In t time e to take talc j jthe 5
the express for forWaahltpen forWaahltpenDR Washifton WashiftonDR Vuhl ton tonS
1 1Successor
Successor Sucee Mor to IVillln Wlllini11 nlin I nniney nninc liar Harper nnrpel liarChosen ¬
per Chosen ChosenSpwtsi liyWrnMice liyWrnMiceSpecial It rn teCM
Special to lUe WmbhurtoB w Wa1utmChicago Hetjj HetjjCiiicags HtaJeL
Ciiicags Feb Sa STheUru The TheLtrustees jjugjg teeJ Of tn tnUnherslty the < SUniversity
University of oCGh1eago Chicago Cbka m ml m4 t t this afternoon afternoonand dtllIO afternoorand IIy
and a by 3 unanimous vite te selected Dr DrHarry DrHarry Di DiHatry
Harry Pratt Judson as i pre r ldOt rtd8nt of the UteIDfltttaUon th C Cbnstitutie
institution to succeed CeCl the iate te Dr William WilliamR Williamn Willis C CB
R n Harper Dr Judson has been actlng actlngpresident aetin aetinpresident
president of the university untvenl since Dr > j Hat JIarJ Hatpers r rper
per J ls death deathHfa de deathHis tll >
His Section elsctloa to th the pre P i ° j iidency IK y today todftycame tothi tothicaste
came as a complete surprl ur e to the stu student student ottdent ¬
dent body with ith whom whonii7 11 m Judgon is isvery isvery
very i7 popular Tonight tbeymccordod the they aecordcd jim hii a arousing j
a rousing demonstration traU ft it 1 te said thHi Li
Dr Judson Jud n himself was une ussit >
are ar that th thtrustees e Ctrustees
trustees intended to fill the Vacant cant posi posijtlon p6si I
jtlon Jon at this time timeIt timeIt timeIt
is said that the selection JectiOll1I
It 8t f Dr
ju jusen JUt Judson I
son Is extremely gratifying ratl Vo 0 jonn Joint D I
Rockefeller founder of tile tileTELEGRAPH unrersjt unrersjtTELEGRAPH ml ersity ersityTELEGRAPHOPPICLLRAISE
President 3lad Uuekn of loltnH
Mackay off lostnft
Makc Unkcl UnkclOalroln1 a aOfficial
Official Statement StatementNew StntenientNew r rNew
New York Feb airClarence H
iacka iackapreaklent t tpresklent i ipreskient
presklent of the Postal bll TetegraYl TetegraYlCompany Telegra Cablc Ic
Company made the following follqwingmeat am amoient
unce uncement
meat this afternoons arterooDIItatements atersooe7tatesnents T TStatements
7tatesnents Statements heretofore made as
the tjieamount theamotor IC ICaloftHt
amount amotor of incresjses Inc ces in salaries ries TV TVCable
hicb hicbw h hw
w Uhl be made b by the Postal Tcle
ph t tCable
Cable Company have been entirely
imu imuthorlzed
l8U l8Uijtot1zed i iIjiorized
thorlzed ijtot1zedTJw IjiorizedThe V VThe
The matter was passad upon POll oflkT o oflkf kf1h jt jtwas w
by this compalJ todiQ however r It v J It
was ordered that the salaries of all alltors <
nt i
tors traffic chiefs wire vir cbjeCs e a achief aas1
itt ittchief t tcblef
chief operators chief operators and andagers sue
n nagelS 5 5agess
agers lie 1 increased 10 per cent and andthis it itthis t
this increase shall apply not only t
the tneprincipal theprlnclpul u te teprincipal
principal offices mceos but to all the efficCg om eti1cL of
the Uf company in the UlIlt04States United States fcffec fcffectlve lotte ercec C
tin March 1 1W7 lIGlhulls f fBoth
Both Interest Intcre t and uel Protecting Protectingare Irotetho IrotethoRTf hrtcetionare
are among Use tlIDUdointaJ1J6 advantages ofierevj by I
banking d dept pt of Union Trust Co Cojst tU ty F
lOt st Deposits Deposlt13subje subject t to check at w v ll lli i
Senate S enate Favors Smootby Smoot bJVote bJVoteof byYoeof42to28 Yofce Yofceof
of of42to28 of42to28MANY m to 28 28MANY 28MANY
1 XIJcctedDtVlIonstrltitiOllS 1CCtQIDQJllO1ISt1ThtiOi1SDiOt 1CCtQIDQJllO1ISt1ThtiOi1SDiOtOCMl1 DoNat DoNatOccur
Occur However HoweverThree HOW llowevihree rijr rijrThrc
Three T hree Test Vote oteH Are Taken Smoot SmootFriends SmootlrJencl SniootcbrJciitls
Friends Being IIcJn in Majority JlnIori In All AllThree illThrqe 11 11rIlr
Three rIlr c Democrat Vote for r Him and andElglit nndE1ht andEight
Eight Republican Ih IUbUcnnlC Against on cmFinal onil1nl onFinal
Final il1nl DhiIClonSCertll Division Several Senators SenatorsMake ScnatorsJlnkc SenatorsMake
Make Stroii Strong r Speeches SpeeclieiiReed SlJeccJacIIReed SpeechesReed
Reed Smoot of Provo City Uth Uthapostle 1t4h 1t4ha Utthpeed
apostle a peed o of th u Mormon otJROB church will re retain re retain icaut ¬
tain t his seat in the United States Senate SenateThe SnateThe na te te1be
The bitter contest COft 8t which has attract attractthe attractthe attracted attractedthe
the attention of the whole country since sinceMr snee sneefr nee neer
3a Mr 3 fr r Smoot entered the Senate four years yearsago yeahago yearsgo
ago a go was II coaclBded coecled d t yesterday aftrrno afternoon afternoonhen ll llwlt6n < n nwhan
whan w hen his colleagues by b a rote of 42 4 to todeclined t teclined 38 38declined
declined d db to adopt the resolution reported reportedby rpportedy
by b dt y the the Committee Commit en Privileges and Ki Kittens Elflttion Eioeions ¬
ions t declaring declar that he was not entitled entitledto entitledt6 ent it led ledo
to t o sit with them themThree theIRThree themThree
Three test votes were taken after a ftH ftHnumber a anumber asomber
number of vigorous speeches 8ptleCh for and andagainst andagainst andgainst
against a the Utah Senator Sl nttor and jn nail n all au of ofthem ofttaR ofhemh1o
them t hemh1o = JWi hi supporters were largely in triemajority UteJorttT Ute Useajorfly
majority m ajorfly JorttT The last on the committee committeeresolution cumnitteeesolutIon JmmitteeUoft
resolution r Uoft Kawrfr T1Nl by Senator nator Hopkins HopkinsM H pki IW IWM
M 1 as R to require a twothirds vote vot ot to t U ex exclnfie udU cilude
clnfie dU e lude 1e Mr Smoot Smoot resulted in the dhisi dhisialeead divistin divistinlready m malready
already aleead a mentioned The vote Gte was las as not notaltogether notaJtogeUler notltogether
altogether a along aIon party part lines ll e8 M MfstS MfstSBhtckburn Mfsrslackburn srs srsBlackburn
Blackburn B Bt of Kentucky Curk of Mon Montana MitaB Mntana ¬
tana taB t ana and Daniel of Virginia Democrat Democratvoted Licnuaratsoted mwrar mwrarYOtecl
voted v oted against the resolution and Messrs MessrsBurrows Mssruutrows hgfIBurroW
Burrows B utrows of Michigan Clapp PP of o Minne Minneaota Minnesota Minusofa
aota s sN ofa Hale of Maine Main Hansbrough of ofNorth eCNort1t oforth
sK North N orth Dakota Hemonway Hemfnwa of Indiana IndianaKithedge IndianaIattre Indianaittiedga
Kithedge Iattre K ge of South Dakota La Follftte Follftteof Fol1ptteoC Follttef
of o f Wisconsin I eon and Smith of Michigan MichiganRepublicans MichiganRepubIeaM Michiganepublicans
Republicans R voted for it Senator Smoot Smootwas SmootI Suiootas
was w as in I tits chamber > r thro throughoutth throughout houtth th wh WfHJe WfHJeof whdef < 4e 4eof
of o f the debate but retired to th the > cloak cloakroom cj nk nkrOOlll k koem ¬
room i when the voting commenced eomm 1kd at < 4 4oclock Ioclock 4clock
oclock o clock Secretary Taft was wa among amon tIle tfiecrowd tIlecrowd therowd
crowd c of representative and other privi privilegafl pri1I priviegnil
legafl I egnil persons who occupied uried practically aUor ail ailof allf
of o < f the standing UId room while the voting votingwas votingAIIIht votingqHs
i was AIIIht AIIIhtJlllndredM t m he progress progressHundreds jwogremHundreds
Hundreds of Women Present PresentHundreds PreHCntHuadred PresentHundreds
Hundreds of wouym wo crowded the t hp gal galleries galkrlM galcries ¬
cries i many prohnMy y most of them i he heID he heag > e etog
tog ID l ag members 9 organisations Whim whijhhave Whimhave whihave
1 have h ave beeaJghting gtaU Smoot Apparently Apparentlyfew Apparentlyew pparntlyffW
few f ew of o Them realized what had occurred occurredwhen occurredwmn occurredwhen
when Vice President Fairbanks aa aanojMfced aathat ansoi4ccd
nojMfced that the final lina I resolution deolwr deolwrtjfe dEdart declarthat
tjfe t that Smoot was not entitled to his hiseat hist hisSSt
e eat t had failed The expectation eXlWCtat ion of oftfcjr ofT ofusfly
usfly T perinas that there WOUld zId be hlg hlgof hisses hissesnoubat1dmn
< tfcjr Ibfcmovfh noubat1dmn ttttoos of disapproval disapprovalsa dlanpprisvalthe
sa the end canto < ame was not realized realizedI realiZfMIwemen realizedimi
I fiSW imi the women were aware avae that it was wasan A Aall wasall
all ortji 0Ye a a notion Uon that hie the Senate go gointo gonto o ointo
into i nto executive atJve session was w put and car carried carrIecI caried ¬
ried rIecI v and the spectators tators were being hur harried hurne hurriM ¬
riM < out of ofthe the galleries by the doorkeep doorkeepers doorkeeJterg ¬
ers ersIt
It was a great sight those hundreds of ofwomen ofwoen ofwomen
women who ho sat or stood tood for hours widle widlehe A 1 ll1Je ll1Jetile lite litethe
the t he Senate was debating and voting about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the man who had been described as an anadvocate ana49OCte anadvocate
advocate of polygamous practices a vio violator 10 10later loatet ¬
later l atet of his constitutional oath in fact facta facta
a monster JIIOII in human form Of course all alltha AllHili allthe
the women wanted to see Smoot and andwhen sndhe nd ndwheJtbe
when wheJtbe he was pointed out to them they theysaw the thesaw theysow
saw a mildappearing man tall gaunt gauntyoungishlooking gaunt1OQDfI gauntyuusglshloeldng
youngishlooking 1OQDfI hlooldS and of modest bearing bearingHe bearingfl > arlasg arlasgHe
He fl sat quietly m m his seat at throughout the thedosing tbecIo thedosing
dosing debate showing no emotion or ornervousness orHnVUS1HII8 ornervustanem
nervousness as he listened to the con condemnation condnation condemuadon ¬
demnation that was heaped h aped upon him by bySenators b bSell81elS byS
Senators S eatora who participated in the > closing closingdebate clos closingdebate lnt lntdeDate
debate deDate The women who glared at him himand himand himand
and those who smiled indifferently or orooura on onfashionably oncouragthgly
ooura couragthgly ly In his direction were most mostfa mostiy mostiyfashionably
fashionably fa gowned wned There were young youngwomen youngwomen ouftg ouftgwomen
women and old women omtn but most of them themappeared themappearecl tl em emappeared
appeared to be between these two ex extremes ttXtnmes oxtresses ¬
tresses of age There Th re wasnt a vacant vacantseat vacantseat 1lItseat <
seat in any gallery except the Diplomatic Diplomaticbox lplomatkoox Dipioncaticbox
box where three foreignlooking rorel Iooking men and andone aadODe andOflO
one young youn woman sat throughout the theproceedings theproeee theand
proceedings proeee and in the pews reserved reservedfor rflf rosertuedfor > rwd rwdfol
for the families of the President Pre ant nisC the theVice thuVice thisVice
Vice President of the United States StatesTtiere 8tat8re StatesThere
There re was one vacant cant chair f haIr in the Vtet VtetPresidents Vlc VlcPrtIIItdeats VCePrculdenXs
Presidents section some friends frlt > nds of the theFairbanks u uFairbaA1ai theFalrbniks
Fairbanks occupying the others Mrs MrsAlice MrsAlice In InAlice
Alice Roosevelt Loogworth with ith a young youngwoman yooogwoman youngwoman
woman and two young men were in the thePresidents tbetr theFrosidents
Presidents tr ldents new pe Representative Nicholas NicholasLongwortn NicholasLongworth NIeh4asLongworth
Longworth Mr Roosevelts soninlaw soninlawstood aonjnlastood soninlawstood
stood with several score of his Home Homecolleagues HotlljecoUeaSQe8 Hoisecolleagues
colleagues on the floor of the Senate SenateOutside S SenateOuteide n nOutside
Outside the gallery doors long lines Jin s of ofpeople ofpeopk ofpeople
people women wom n predominating waited pa patiently patiently patiently ¬
tiently but vainly valnl for admission admissionVoting1 admissionVoUiig llon llonYoUug
Voting1 Commenced at 4 oclock oclockUnder oCJotkTInder oClockUnder
Under a previous agreement Dt the voting votingwas votingwas ot Ing Ingwe
was begun at 4 1 oclock sharp Senator SenatorNewbuid SenatorNewlanda l ator atorNew
Newbuid New of Nevada was speaking Wizen Viienthe Wizenthe hen henthe
the docks hands showed howt > d that hour He Hewas Hewas liewas
was condemning the Mormon Church and andeverything lntlaver7thi caIeverything
everything aver7thi connected with it At 1 minute minuteto mlnlltto rnlniitsoclock
to 4 oclock he tE w had declared d > lared that lit li IK IKlieved he heUevNl beIleved
lieved the church holds the balance of ofpower ofPower ofpower
power Power m In the State of Wyoming Sena Senator 8 SeriatorWarren + l1a l1atorWarren ¬
tor torWarren Warren of Wyoming was on his hi fiet fietwith fietwtth let letwith
with Mr President I protest protestI protestt
I decline deal to yield yit > Jd cried Mr New Newlanda Newlands ew ewlands
lands Senator Sutherland Sutherla Reed R Smoofs Smoofscolleague SmotscoUeorue Sntotscolleague
colleague and defender tried to say some something so sothing J11e J11ethillG ¬
thing Bung came down the Vice VicePreSldenCte VileePr VicePreSldeRt
PreSldenCte Pr l1S gavel g lvel He H announced tl that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the hour of 4 oclock had arrived and atxlthat nOtItbat andthat
that under the terms of a unanimous unanimousagreement unanimousasretmeat unaninlounagreement
agreement the voting moat begin Mr MrNewiands MrNewisads Ir IrNev1a
Newiands d begged ed for two t Wo more minutes minutesbut minutabut minutesbut
but there were objections and he had to tosit 0sIt tosit
sit down The final scone was ag at hand handThe handTIle handThe
The first vote was on a resolution of offered offered offered ¬
fered by Senator Hopkins of Illinois pro providing providhig ro ro1di ¬
viding 1di that a twothirds vote was neces necessary 1tes8ftI1 lcedeclare ¬
sary to declare re that Smoot was nt en entitled fntltlecl U Utitled ¬
titled to his hIet seat This Thi resolution wis W1 s a asubstitute AIlUb asubstitute
substitute IlUb for the resolution proposed prop t1 > by bythe bytbe bythe
the Comoflttee Com on Privileges and din Elec Elections Elettlone Eloctions ¬
tions which declared thdt Snoot was vas ix not notentltled notentitled > t tentitled
entitled to his seat eat ett but allowed a majority majorityof
of the Senate mau to put it through Mr MrSmoots MrSatOot MrSmoots
Smoots SatOot frtwids 1ds and some of his enemse enemsevoted cneniesvoted nel ifs ifsvoted
voted for thte resolution re the th latter be believing I IUeing liehlevkig ¬
lieving that while h ha should be forced out outof outof outof
of the Senate it was as not proper > r to io joby m mby so soh13T >
by a 5 majority vote Tl Tle e Hopkins sub substitute l substitute ub ubs ¬
stitute s Uute was carried by a yea YeIIndnay ndnay vote voteof voteoC voteof
of 46 to tot 2 ± Its adoption meant that thft t it itwould itwould Itwould
would take twothirds of the Senat Senators Senatlhpre SenatorspreOent < > rs rspresent
present pre ertt to declare Smoofa scat s et t vacant vacantv vacantThen ICHntTheu
v Then Senator CiirmacJc of Tennessee TennesseeRll TtnueHIJd Temseseclleo
< Rll IJd lleo < r up his resolution solutinn to expel Smoot SmootA Smoot4yrol1 Sitootifli1
A 4yrol1 roll call was again ordered and it itresulted ilreSlItro itremIteoI
resulted in 2 8 ayes and 42 t noes noesAs n nrcsAs fS fSAs
As soon as 8 th thp I he Vice ji President ProKidfntheilt Pr Presidenthngt idM1t idM1tbaI1
heilt baI1 announced asrnoence rt mat t the resolution resolutionwWVost rfSolutiooInS resolutiontvaollot
wWVost InS tvaollot Senator Burrows of MKhipan MKhipanchairman Mkhij9nchftJ Mkhlgsnehzdrinii
chairman chftJ HUI of the Committee ComDlltt e on Pvivilses Pvivilsesand Irhi Irlvibgts9d 6 6d
and 9d d Elections and a Smoots 8 most bitter bittarCONTINUED bitterCONTINUED iitsr iitsrCO

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