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RCJllblicRns Republicans Oust Eaihey Jlaiheyand JlaiheyandRetain and andEetain andRetain
Retain James Jamesv J James1SIX alnes alnesSIX
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Lloyd Llod of Missouri Missouri One nc of of the theDemocrats tJICDenlocr theDeniocr
Democrats Denlocr ts Named NamedDelicvctl NamedDeUcvctl NamedV Namedflelleveil
Delicvctl He I c Will Decline Decline to Serve ServeSession SereScssion ServeSc3tofl
Session Called to Name Forestry ForestryProbers Forustryl Forwitry1rober
Probers l roberll Stormy Stbrmy in Spotn SpohiOlm SpothO1mtet1 SpothO1mtet1Denby Olmsted OlmstedDenby tctl tctlDenb
Denby Denb Madison and McCall Will WillIlei WillItepreNent Ill IllIlellr
Ilellr ItepreNent Ilei > re lJeut c t the tile Majority Party In InDallliiarerPlucliot illDul1lugerPinebot inDnllliigerPinchot
DallliiarerPlucliot Controversy ControversyIn
In a caucus which lasted two and andonehalf andonehalf andonehalf
onehalf hours and was stormy in inspots inspots inspots
spots the Republicans last night nightselected nightselected nightselected
selected the six members who will willcompose willcompose willcompose
compose the BaWngcrPinchot in investigating inestigat investigating ¬
vestigating estigat l1g committee committeeThe committeelhe committeerle
The result of their deliberations deliberationswas
was to retain Representative James Jameson
on the board and refuse to permit permitMr permitIr permitMr
Mr Ir Rainey to serve Representa Representative Representative Representative ¬
tive Joyd of Missouri wa chosen chosenin chosenin chosenin
in place of the Illinois member memberPersonnel membercrKonncl memberierNoIIILel
Personnel of ofTh Hoar1The Hoard HoardThe
The Th Republican investigators will WiltOlmated be beOlmsted beOlmted
Olmsted of Pennsylvania Denby of ofMichigan ofTichlpn of1khgu
Michigan Madison Mad lOn of Wisconsin Wlacoii tti and andMcCall andMcCall andMcCall
McCall of MaaaebaettaDemocratic MaiuehuettaDemocrtlc Massachusetts MassachusettsDemocratic
Democratic members last night n ftt were in ina 1fta Ina
a quandary and d are a ar inclined to the th be belief belitt bolief ¬
lief that the Republicans put one across acrosson ACJOIfIon
on them themAn themAn themAn
An Interesting thin tJaJac feat WM talked talkedabout talkedabout taIkdabout
about is that Rsprasamativ Jems I can cannot eaJInot s snot ¬
not well refuse to serve 1OCY on the commit committee eo commIttee uatt uattt ¬
t tee in view of the fact that h be ww wwselected m mIe4ted
selected 8 looted by his hI own ow caucus ucu as a well eU as a by bythe bythe bythe
the Republican caucus caucusLloyd eUCaIILloyd caucusLloyd
Lloyd of Missouri who is chairman ebatrtaaathe ehsirm ehsirmthe ef efthe
the Democratic Congressional campaign campaigncommittee eampalcacommittee campsigucommittee
committee it is I believed will refuse retu e to toserve tos toserve
serve s ne If he dobs d accept or does not it itwill Kwill
will 111 cause trouble either way wayllnrnh wayHnrlib way1Inrh
llnrnh Words ords Used UsedWhile UselWhJle usedWhile
While a good many mu harsh thhipt thIa were weresaid wereBaid re resaM
said in caucus caucu about Mr r James JamesI T TfS fesjnvwr fesjnvwri
i eea and partisanship Ip they were DIM DIMmpnred as asc asetnpared
etnpared c mpared with th the remarks made about aboutMr aboutJr
Mr Jr Ralney Ralneylie RaineyII Ralney1If
lie II was Wa called an assassin ln n of character characteran ell8raeteranl ehiacterami
an anl < l various other expressions even evenFtronger evenftronger evenFtronger
Ftronger than this lb were used to express expressthe UPNUth xpreasthe
the th feeling rfCU with which wh he is regarded by byPresident byPresident
President Taft and the organisation o in inthe InI
I the House HouseThere HoUMTherewaot I IThere
There Therewaot wasnt as much af a ruction rueUonad as asLad asLad
Lad ad been n predicted All would have been beenharmony beenllarmony beenharmony
harmony in fact ta t except that Represent Representatives Repre Representative ent entathes ¬
atives Cooper I IeIlfOt > nr > ot Lindbergh Cary Garyand CaryliT CaryT1
and liT T1 ll Nelson Iaon of Wisconsin n and Davis of ofMinnesota ofMinnesota ofMinnesota
Minnesota disagreed with their eel coilagues col1aguea eellagues ¬
lagues on the matter of interference interferencewith interferencewith Interferencevtth
with the Democratic eaueusselectlons eaueusselectlonslnd caucus selections selectionsand selectionseMd
and left before voting a few minutes be before before before ¬
fore adjournment adjournmentThey adjournmentThey adjournmentThey
They didnt raise any great ret ruction ructionabout ructloitahout ructionabout
about it or get dramatic dra atlc or peevisjt peevisjtThey poevs poevsThey
They simply announced they did not lie ftelltve DeIIEV lieIIEVe
lltve IIEV as a matter of policy and politics politicsthat politicthat politicstlat
that it was proper for the Republicans Republicansof
of the House Hou e In caucus to ignore the themen thenlrn themen
men selected il lected by the minority caucus caucusand cucuaanl1 caucusa11
and adjust the state te to suit themselves themselvesSo
So t they just walked out and that was wasall wasil U
all 2 11 there was to It ttAll ItAll ItAll
All IiiMtirKcitfs Present Pre PrcscntAll ent entAll
x xAll
All the Insurgents I liurcents were on hand with withthe withthe withthe
the exception of Representative Par Parsons Parsons Parsnns ¬
sons of New York Y rk who had to leave leavethe leavethe leavethe
the city to attend the funeral of a friend friendIn friendin friendIn
In his home city and Representative Representativelevering RepreaentaUveLovrlnl RepresentativeLoverioL
levering of Massachusetts who ho is 18111 18111It 1 ill illIt illIt
It was announced by Representative RepresentativeIsennet Repreaentatlve1fnnEt RepresentativeLennet
Isennet of New York that Mr Parsons Parsonswould ParliO1Sould ParsonsWOuld
would ould support sttpp rt the caucus action actionThe actionThe actionThe
The caucus began with the reading by byChairman byChainnan byhainnan
Chairman Currier of the certificate from fromthe fromtite fromthe
the Democratic caucus of last Saturday Saturdayevening SaturdayeVtnlng Saturdayevening
evening announcing anoounclD < < the selections lectiOM to toeerve toBervc toaerve
eerve on the committee of Represents Representatives Repre Representstives enta entatlns ¬
tives RaJney R ney of Illinois 11ltno and James of ofKentucky orXfontuck of1entucky
Kentucky KentuckyRepresentative Xfontuck XfontuckRepreaontat1ve 1entuckyRepresentative
Representative Norris of Nebraska Nebraskamade Nebruknmdo Nebraskemado
made a motion that a separate parate vote be betaken betaken betaicen
taken on these two men Representative RepresentativeDouglas RepresentatheDouglas RapreseuaIyeDouglas
Douglas of Ohio offered a substitute substitutewhich sablututVohloh substitutewhich
which provided that the Democratic emoorallo cau caucus caucus cauCUB ¬
cus be notified that the Republican Repoblicawas caucus caucuswas caucUiWas
was not Impressed Impre aed with the selection selectionmade selectionnade eeUon eeUonmade
made and would ould like to have a JI aof couple coupleof coupleof
of others put up for the Job JobThere jobThere jobThere
There was U considerable
discussion dlllCUa fon on onthis ontUg ontLi
this tLi point and Representative Cooper of ofWisconsin ofWisconsin ofWisconsin
Wisconsin ventured the opinion OpIni that It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was pretty poor politics for the Republi Republicans Republloans Republioais ¬
cans to attempt to select the th Democratic Democraticrepresentation Democraticrepr Democraticrepresentation
representation repr ntatlon on the committee committeeCooper committeeCoollcr committeeCooper
Cooper Ainniics Colleagues CollengnesMr Colle ues uesrr
Mr rr Cooper stirred up most m t of the theamusement theamusement ti tiamusement
amusement of the evening by continually continuallyreferring conUnualhreferring continuallyreferring
referring to Representative R rYentaUve Oilie OUt James Jamesns Jamesns Jamesas
ns Jessie James He kept this th up until untilRepresentative untilRepresentathe untilflepresentatire
Representative Campbell of 0 Kansas Kansasbounced Kaneasbounced waneesbounced
bounced out of his seat and with th thfound pro profound profound ¬
found solemnity called Mr ir Coopers at attention attention a atentlon ¬
tention to the fact that
Jesse James J8me was wascelebrated wua wasa
a celebrated train robber highwayman highwaymanand hl wayman waymanand
and otherwise an undesirable character characterWithout characterWithout characterWithout
Without being flustrated at all Mr MrCooper MrCooper rr rrCooper
Cooper announced that he once prose prosecuted prosecuted prosecuted ¬
cuted a man who had been connected with withJesse withJesse withJesse
Jesse James and that somehow or o other otherthe otberthe otherthe
the name kept running in his hi mindHepre mindRepresentatIve mind mindRepresentative
Representative Hepre entat8 Goebel of Ohio then thentried thentrlfd thentried
tried to make a motion to name all six sixre sixmrmben sixnembers
re mrmben embers of the House on the tbelnvttstl Investigat Investigating Inveaugatisr t tbg ¬
ing committee but Chairman Currier de decided decded dcCled ¬
cided that It was 8 not time for this Just Justthen justtlen justthen
then His motion named Representatives RepresentativesMcCall RepPesent8ttveaM BepPesentatfyeMCaJl
McCall M < < Call Oimsttd Olma d Denby Denb Madison Lloyd Lloydand Lloydand Lloydand
and Clayton of Alabama AlabamaRepresentative AinbamaRepresentative AlabamaRepreaentaUve
Representative J T SloAt Fassett of ofNftw ofNfW ofNw
Nw York said he h doubted the wisdom wisdomof wlldo wlldoof wisdomof
of recognizing the ther theDemocrata > emocrats at all He Hemade Hemade Heniade
made a n vigorous and Impassioned speech speechalong speechalong speechalong
along this line declaring the Democratic Democraticcaucus Democraticcal1CUS Deiocratkcaucus
caucus had been beenimpertlnent impertinent in naming namingContinued namlngContinued namingContinued
Continued on o X Peso > cSo 3 Column T
Two Mysteries Left by Clara Barber Who Drank DrankStrange Dr DrankStrange nk nkStrang
Strange Poison and Left No Explanation ExplanationBy
By B drinking d nn k mg poison pOlson the f nature na t ure of 0 f which W I HC h is IS a mystery to the t 1 Ie police policeand po pce pceand 1 Ice Iceand
and hospital physicians Clara Barber a Columbia Hospital maid com committed committed cornmitted ¬
mitted suicide last night and nd there is just jt st as much mystery about the themotive themotive themotive
motive as the method methodClara m methodClara thod thodi
i Clara who was twentythree years old sent a special delivery letter letterto letterto letterto
to another maid at the Columbia Hospital saying she was going to a acertain acertain acertain
certain hotel and an kill herself When Then it arrived arri ed it was turned over to tothe tothe tothe
the physician in charge who telephoned tel phoned to the hotel hotei clerk to halt the therash therash therash
rash girl He then telephoned the th police and Detective Det ctive Harry Pratt Prattway PrattwaS Prattwa
way wa hurried to the hospital The hotel clerk found the girl uncon unconscious unconscious unconscions ¬
scious in a room she had engaged a short while previously
An ambulance was called and the young youngwoman yuun yuunfIoman youngwoman
woman was hurried hurri tl to the Emergency EmergencyHOIIpHal EmergencyHospital
Hospital A stomach syphon brought up uptraces uptraces uptraces
traces of the poison which showed taint taintof taintor taintof
of carbolic acid The physicians believe believeshe believeshe believeshe
she mixed the acid with some other drug dru drugThe
The detective could And no bottle in the theroom theroom theroom 1
room and how Miss MI Barber administered administeredtho administeredthe
the poison te 1 a a puzzle Her hat a muff muffa ntutrpair nuffa
a pair of gloves and a handkerchief were wereon wereon wereon
on a bureau A handbag was on a table tablewbere tablewhere
where she sat while writing riUng her farewell farewellnote farewellnote
note She probably wrote rote the special sp < < iftl de dellvery
livery letter and immediately Immef latelY swallowed swallowedthe swallowedthe swallowedthe
the poison I1Ol on Two sheets of paper on which whichshe whlebslM whichsh
she sh had scribbled were found on the floor floorIt fioorIt floorIt
It Is possible she tried to write a noto notoaftel noteafter
after she swallowed the acid The hand handwriting handwriting
writing was almost illegible illegibleOne 111tgbleOne IllegibleOne
One note was addressed addres etl to My M dear dearbO dear8OVERNORS
I State Heads Greeted by Dig Distinguished Digi histillguisllel ¬
i tinguished Company CompanyMS COll1pallYMRS CompanyMRS
Her Sister Mrs C P Anderson AndersonActs AndersonActs AndersonActs
Acts as Hostess HostessFunction HostessFunction flostessFunction
Function Follows Busy Day Devoted Devotedto
to Dlcusslon of Conservation of ofXiifurnl oflllturul ofXIII
Xiifurnl XIII urn Re ResourcesAdolph ResourccN ourcclIAlolpb Adolph O Elmer Bberhart EberI Eberhart ElmerItart I
hart SncccKJinr to Late Gov Go John Johnson John80U Johnsoim ¬
son Creates Real Sensation in Aft Aftress Afternoon Afternoon
ernoon b by Urging Congress ress io Act ActAfter ActAtter ActAfter
After Atter another bogy bus flay d devoted d ec1 for the themoat themoet themost
moat part 3rt to a discussion dI Oft of th tM conserva conservation eonS eonsecvalion < < 8 81Ion ¬
lion of natural resources resouhea the governors governorsof ovQlnors ovQlnorsof
of States now 110 In conference at the New NewWitlard NewWillard NewWIllard
Willard were guests of President Taft at atdinner atdln atdinner
dinner dln r at the White House last night nightMany nightIRn1 nightMany
Many IRn1 were accompanied by their wives wivesInvited wivesInvited wivesInvited
Invited to meet the State head was a adistinguished adlstfnguiehed adistinguished
distinguished company Including includln several severalof severalof severalof
of those who took an active part in the theconference theconference theconference
conference held In Washington the last laetthree Jatthree lastthree
three days by the National Civic Federa Federation Fec1eratlon Federation ¬
tion Among the number were George B BCortelyou BCortelyou I3Cortelyon
Cortelyou Judge Alton B Parker Seth SethLow SethLow SethLow
Low president of the federation John JohnHays JobnHaS JohnHays
Hays Hammond August Belmont the tneNew tbeew theNew
New ew York traction magnate John JohnMitchell Johnl1itcbell JohnMitchell
Mitchell and Samuel Compere CompereAs GompenS GompersAs
As S Mrs Taft was H unable to bear b r tho thofatigue thoftUJgue thefatigue
fatigue of sitting through I formal din dinner dinner dinnerO ¬
ner nerO her place was taken by her sister sisterMrs 9I 4sterMrs er erI
Mrs I Charles Charl P Anderson of Cincinnati CincinnatiThe CincinnatiTbe CincinnatiThe
The table decorations consisted con8 Ited of 0 En Enohntress Xnohantreu Enohantress
ohntress carnations and maiden hair hairferns hairferns I
ferns fernsThe fernsThe i
The list of guests was ac follows followsThe followsThe followsThe
The List INt of Guns GunsTh Guests GueRbTIM GuestsThe
Th TIM goTcoM ntor of Delaware Ja and Mix 11II 1 Bwtoe BwtoeTbe ntcItL1bt Iiti IitiThe
The idfernor of X Xu r Jew aDd nd Mi I Ii IiThe Tfort m I
The covriixv 01 ° f Georgia eQQia and Ura oIrs Brown Drow1aThe IlcowaThe I ITbe
The ftorornor oenw of CVxttiecttcat and Mrs Ir Wk WkTbe WulaThe V ki kiTbe
Tbe guntnx of MaaMctmtrtU and Mr I Diaper DiaperTbe DrapeThe Dra DraThe
The governor onnoc of South Carolina and Mis III AMC A Abe t tThe
The be governor OftmO < < > A f New Hampshire and Mn In QiM Q
Th The gowrnor IIOftr nerntr Jf of Xew Yortc YortcThe YortTbe YwtThe
The sofwnor of North l wth rt Carolina and Mn 11r fr KKcfeta KKcfetaThe KltdllRTbe KlteisThe
The governor Ot ut Rhode Island and Mrs Irs 1otbfer
The governor oremor of Vermont ermont and Mn Irc Proaty
Th The jovwmor oqernor mol of JeatadqThe Ktuck KtuckThe Kentucky i iThe
The governor mernaI of Ohio and M Mrs rs Hanson HansonTbe na HzeeThe MII MIIThe
The governor Qrernor nf 1 AlaUuna AlaUunaThe A1tmaThe 11 11The
The governor enior of 0 Maine MaineThe MaineThe tIaiueThe
The governor of Miarcvri MiarcvriTbe MioeWiTb I ri rin1e
Tb Tbe governor wemor of Tom looThe 10ftThe TomThe
The governor of Wiscmuln and Mfp M Iu DftTtdsen DftTtdsenThe DatideRThe flarideThe
The governor ftmOr of Minnesota MinnesotaTbe MnssotaThe a aThe
The governor r of ICaoBM and Mrs M Jrs Stobta StobtaThe S Stsb StsbThe IW IWThe
The governor of West YbxMa YirPtiaaai aad Mrs lrs Gfewocck
Tii The Btwentor of Nebnuka < and Mrs SMlMUrsK S SThe
The governor of Colorado ColoradoTbe ColoradoThe
The 1 orroor of North ortIa Dafccts DafcctsThe DUetaI DaketaThe
The governor orernor of Smith Daheta DahetaTbe Dsk8taThe DahetaThe
The governor of Montana 3IODt awl Mrs 15 Arthur G C Ce Cef f
II fee rer1be i iThe
The governor of fJ 4 Idaho and ilte Iw Gnee Dame
The governor craor of Wyoeuag WyoeuagThe WJOIBigThe WyosiiagThe
The governor of Utah UtahTbe rtAhThe TthThe
The goreraor of New Xe < < Maxfeo MaxfeoThe MaxiooThe luiooThe
The gmmor orsrsor of AHwat AHwatOorffj Art ArtD ArIoseGeere
Oorffj H Cortdjtw CortdjtwJndge CortIyoaJudas < oneIJOIIJt14be
Judas and Mrs Irs AHea AH B Parker ParkerSeth ParkerSeth ParkerSeth
Seth Low LowMr LoY31r LosIr
Mr Ir and Mrs lri J Jan hn Hays Ha Hamraoad HamraoadPrank HammoDd11IUlk llaisxaoadIeak
Prank S StReW StreatMrXahttBj StReWbuDa Stzestarahum
XahttBj ahum buDa J lUcbelder lUcbelderMr ncheJcIerlr BachelderMr
Mr lr and Mrs Irs IMC X ScKgiMK ScKgiMKMr SIM1MRlr gnss gnssMr
Mr lr Walter G Smith stdtliIa stdtliIaJr aad ss Mi Mlu tattk tattkMr sidi sidiMrs
Mr Mrs Jr Horses Ilioefc IlioefcAngus IIIofkups Iieo4tugent
Angus ups Beiaont BeiaontProf BdmoutProf BebacutProf
Prof B K A SflMffHM SflMffHMProf S SProt
Imf Henry W FSTBMH FSTBMHJohn FHIIIILJolm Fsraa FsraaJthte
John MitchelL MitehdLSmrad MitchelLSamuel lteheU lteheU8IMud
Samuel Gompeza GompezalUlph G GKlilowm Cpe
Klilowm A Sa1h Sa1h1111I SmyibBIph I
lUlph M EMter EMterCoJ f fCoI
CoJ 01 Georg C TpeadweH TpeadweHHiilbeit TreadweHHulbert TreadeteLTtulbect
Hiilbeit Taft TaftCapt TaftI TaftCapt
I Capt Archibald W Butt ButtCrcntc1 lflIttCreutct BsttCreates
Creates Rcnl Sensation SensationAdolph SemmtionAdolph SensationAdolph
Adolph 0 Eberhart the tall slight slightyounff slightyoun slightyoung
young youn man who became chief executive executiveof
of Minnesota when John A Johnson JOhno died diedcreated diedcreated diedcreated
created the first real sensation of the thegovernors thegovernors thegovernors
governors conference late in the after afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
noon when he offered a resolution calling callingon
on Congress to enact certain legislation legislationTho le legislationThe lslation lslationThe
The resolution is aimed to prevent Fed Federal Fileral Fedcml ¬
eral courts from taking cognizance of ofcaaea ofcases
i cases against a aJn8t common carriers tfhen hen the thestatutes thestatutes thestatutes
statutes provide a method by which the theorders theorders theorders
orders of a a State commission oommle lon can be re reviewed reviowed reviewed ¬
viewed In the State courts and when the thelatter thelatter thelatter
latter have authority to stay the opera operation Operation operation ¬
tion of the order pending such proceedings proceedingsin
in review reviewThe r reviewThe vlew vlewThe
The statutes of the United States StatesContinued StatesI StatesContinued
I Continued on Page 3 Column B
2 Mrs Lambert The other note started startedTo startedTo startedTo
To my friend one and lld all Uft 11 Cards boar boaring boarlug I Iing
i ing the names na of several men me were found foundin foundin foundin
in the handbag ha handbag3IIss ncl bAg bAgIIM A AMies
Mies IIM Barber had h d been a maid at the thehospital thehoepltal thehospital
hospital for more nior than a year She came camoto cameto cameto
t to Washington from La Plata where her liarrelatives herrelatlv herrelattves
relatives relatlv now live It is said sho has a abrother nbrother abrother
j brother living In this city The police polteoare polleeare policeare
are trying to locate him himWhen blmWben himWhen
When the young youn woman left the hos hospital hospital hoepital ¬
j pital Jeeterday esterday afternoon she said she sheIntended sheIntended sheIntended
j Intended visiting YlaIt1n relatives and would not notreturn notreturn
j return for a month or more So far as ashas allbeen ashs
I has been learned she I did not intimate intimateher Intimateher Intimateher
her intention to end her life It ii said saidMis MidMI saidMiss
Mis MI Miss Barber had been in ill heafth for forseveral forlleVeral forseveral
j several months l Whether this caused caqed her herto hQrto herto
i to commit suicide has ha not bean learned learnedShe IMrnedShe Iet1rnedShe
She tiled at 1190 11 about four hours after aftershe attershe aftershe
i she drank the poison poisonWEATHER poleonWEATHER Olioo I IWEATliER
For the th District Dist t of Columbia ColumbiaMaryland ColuQ1biaMaryland ColumbiaMaryland
Maryland and N Virginia VirginiaFair VirginiaFairand Fair Fairand
and somewhat warmer warm r today to tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow ¬
morrow inorcasing cloudiness cloudinesslight cloudinessI cloudinesslight
light to moderate variable winds windsmostly windsmostly windsmostly
I mostly south and southwest southwestHERALD southwestHERALD southwestHERALD
Pntell Pntell1Repraentatlntl Pnei1Repreaentatives
1 Representatives Caucus Ousts Itateey ItateeyPaulhan n nPaulhan RabNyPaulhan
Paulhan and Wife Fly FlyAlexandria FlyA1exandrla FlyMexandrl
Alexandria Bar on Recession RocofcstonClara RocfMSlonClara RecessionClara
Clara Barber Ends End Life LifeGovernors LiteGovernors LifeGovernors
Governors Dine at White Hones HetHttWa4l H HWaU HonesWail
Wail Street Firms Fail FailLiquor ValltUquor FallL1quor
tUquor Liquor Men on Warpath WarpathGirl WalpathGlr WarpathGin
Girl Gin Run Down by Auto AutoTech AuteTech AutoTech >
Tech Loses School Detmia DetMteIGannett Debai3Gannett
2 IGannett Gannett Named < < l to Suoeeed Mo Moire MoireBrt1hdy 1 1Btrlobday re reBirthday
Birthday of Lee Obacrrtd Ob Observad4News rYld rYld4Ne
4 4Ne 4News News of Day la CoRgrese CoRgreseVirainiana CIleaVqtlltaM CosressVIrInIn
Virainiana Stand V b Can a Lee LeeBaolMdon L LeeiSool j
iSo iSool < Lyaad ty and P Paon Personals Personals3aeIelor
BaolMdon aon CoUtna CoUtnaCBdltorial CoUttloL CoUttloLEclltorltd cotfillois6Editorial
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OBrien Loses to KaefrnstH KaefrnstHtPubltc AufIIIPublle KaufmanIPublic
tPubltc School Pay Halls HallsTheaters Rell RellTbeat HellsTheaters
Theaters TheatersGov Tbeat TbeatGov TheatersGov
Gov Hughes on Insurance Inewanee10Daily
1 10Daily Daily Court Record Record11Market RecordllMarketa RecordliMarkets
11Market 11Market12Chamber llMarketaChamber liMarkets12Chamber
12Chamber Chamber of Commerce CommerceFITOEAD1 CommerceFIVE CommerceFIVE
Girls Hurl Themselves from fromFourthstory frOlnFourthstory fromFourthstory
Fourthstory Windows WindowsPhiladelphia WindowSPhiladelphia V ind s sPhlladeJpbJa
Philadelphia Jan 18 1tScores Scores of werk werkIng w8rkIng werklug
Ing girls on the top floor of a fourstory fourstoryfactory fourstoryfactory tourstoryfactory
factory building bulldi g at Chancellor and South SouthAmerican SouthAmerican SouthAmerican
American streets were w thrown Into a awild awild
wild 11 < 1 and unreasoning panic when fire firebroke firebroke firebroke
broke out there at 1130 oclock this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning morningAlthough morningAlthough morningAlthough
Although the building bulldln had an adequate adequateflre adequatetire adequatefire
tire escape the rush iush rush of the flames flamesthrough tlamesthrough flamesthrough
through thin wooden partitions made the thegirls thegtrls thegirls
girls forget this and everything else In Ina Ina Ina
a a crazy dash for tho street In the thehurlyburly thehurlyburl theburlyburly
hurlyburly and excitement men who whoshould whoI whoshould
should have been a restraint upon the theothers theothors theothers
I others lost their heads h ds completely in inthe Inthe Inthe
the bedlam lam of screams iCre mB shrieks and anderles a andcries d derles
erles for help helpWire helpIre helpWire
Wire Ire nettings at windows were torn tornaway tornaway tornaway
away Girls Gtrl and men threw themselves themselvesfour themselvesfour themselvesfour
four stories to the street Oothers Ooth rs Joined in ina Ina
a 8 crush on the wooden w den stairway stalrwa In Inten Inten Inten
ten minutes havoc had been wrought wroughtsufficient wroughtsufficient wroughtsufficient
sufficient to plunge many man homes in grief grieffor grieffor grIeffor
for years to come Four F ur girls and a aman aman aman
man are dead a 8 woman and a n girl are aredying areI aredying
I dying and twelve others are injured injuredBlanche InJuredBlanche InjuredBlanche
Blanche Canta sixteen years yearA old is said saidby saidI saIdby
I by her sister to be in the ruins ruinsBut ruinsBut ruinsBut
But the feature of the fire was the theattempt theattempt theattempt
attempt made to save the panicstricken panicstrickengirls panlcstrickongirls panicstrIckengirls
girls who wero about to Jump headlong headlongfrom headlongfrom headlongfrom
from the windows to the pavement Men Mengot Mengot Ien Iengot
got rubber wagon covers and holding holdingthem holdIngthem
them them taut at tho edges let tho girls and andmen anl1mon andmen
men leap Into hem from the great height heightthus heIghtthus heightthus
thus breaking the force of the fall Sev Several Sev Several Several ¬
eral lives waro w ro saved in this way Some Someene Someone Someone
one threw a fire rope from an upper upperwindow upperwindow upperwindow
window and five or six girls slid down downthis downthis downthis
this dropping from a height of a story storyor storyor storyor
or so
Alienists Support Bill Providing for forSterilization forSteriliza forSterilization
Sterilization SterilizationSpecial Steriliza SterilizationSiedal tion tionStulal
Special to The Washington Herald HeraldRichmond Jler1dRIchmond llerolejRichmond
Richmond Va Jan 15 l liA A bill was in introduced tnI introduced ¬
I troduced in the house by Dr H u uStephenson Ui UStephenson
i Stephenson providing provl in for the sterilization sterilizationof
of habitual criminals Idiots and hope hopelessly hopolossly hopelossly ¬
lossly Insane persons for the gradual cx extinction cxtinction ¬
I tinction of criminal families The bill billhas bfllhils billhas
has the support of a great many mayy mem members meinbers ¬
I bers of the tho medical profession professionIt
I It is shown that certain families in inthe InI inthe
I the State have cost the State tate tremendous tremendousamounts tremendousamountg
i amounts in the course course1 of the last 1W 1Wyears 1OJI 1UJyears
I years ears and in the opinion of the support supporters supportera ¬
era of the bill bIhIthese vthese th le families should be become become ¬
come extinct The bill was as presented to today today today ¬
day and referred to the committee on ongeneral ongeneral1aws ongeneral
general general1aws laws
FLY OVER R r PACIFIC PACIFICSeashore lfl lflSeashore
Seashore Towns See a Re Hemarlrable Remarkable Rcmarkable ¬
markable Spectacle SpectacleFLASHED SpectacleFLASHED SpectacleFLSHED
Aerial Joy J JoyltitlesBecoining 0 Hides Becoming Pop Popular Popular Popu1iu ¬
ular at Los Angeles AngelesFrench AngelesFr AngelesFrieel
French Fr lleh Aviator infor SetS New Record for forFlight forEIhht forFlight
Flight with PjwiseiiRcr IuuellJerC C W tV V Ham Hamilton IInJ1lIIf linniiltlt ¬
ilton IIf n linn Narrow Escape scape from Se Serious Serlon Scnoun ¬
rious rlon noun Injury IuJnrtrm Army Officer Throws ThrowsBombfl Mtro11DOlllb ilerowaBombs
Bombfl from ronl Aeroplane Scoring ScoringThroe Scurfu Scurfulhrue ScoringThrue
Throe Hits Omit of Five Attempt AttemptLos AtteJUlthLos AttenipteLos
Los Angeles Jan 19 1 gLouis 19LouisPaulhan gLouisPaulhiUl Louis LouisPaulhan
Paulhan and ls wife made a re remarkable ren1arkablevoyage reniarkable ¬
markable n1arkablevoyage voyage this afternoon afternoonThey aftttnoonThey afternoonThey
They left Aviation Park at 240 240oclock 2 40 40ocl 4Ooclcck
oclock ocl xk and flew to Redondo R dondo Beach Beachswinging Beacbswinging BeachSwinging
swinging Swinging over Hcrmosa H rl1105it and along alongthe alongthe alongthe
the Santa Monica Bay shore and andback andback andback
back to the field The distance cov covered covered coyereci ¬
ered was about twentyone miles milesand milesand inilesand
and the aerial voyagers were seen seenby seenby seenby
by thousands of persons personst tt t the sea seashore seashore seashore ¬
shore towns townsContinued townsContinUCtl towilLContinued
Continued on Page 2 Column 4
Bride BrideOnce 0nce Held as
Death and Later
Berlin Jan 19 19The The romantic marriage marriageIn
In London Lo don today of Baroness von Schoen Schoenbock Schoenboek Schoonbock
bock the heroine of the famous amous Allen Allenstein AllensteIn Allenstein
stein garrison tnurdr on Christmas Eve Eve1IIi EveiIIT
17 and A AO O Weber the foremost astir satirIcal AUrleal astirteal
teal artist of ifcrlln IcrJln ha has created I a great greatsensation grOCltsendon groatsensation
sensation here MaJ von Schoenbock an anartillery IUlartUlery anartillery
artillery officer o fIk or was murdered In cold coldMood coldbl00f1
Mood In the garrison on tho date men mentioned m8ftUonOc1 mentioned ¬
tioned by b Capt Ten Goeben another anoth r army armyoftteer armyofiker armyofilcer
oftteer who was the lever r twer ver of Fra Fran von vonSehoenbeck VOftsehoenbeck vonSehoenbecit
Sehoenbeck sehoenbeckCApt SehoenbecitCapt SehoenbeckCpt
CApt von Goeben was arrested arre ted imme immediately Immediately Immediately ¬
diately after the crime At tint he stoutly stoutlymaintained lItoutlymaintained atouUymaintained
maintained Ida Innocence Innoe but later on onbroke onbroke onbroke
broke down and made a I complete con confession confaBlon eontension ¬
tension in which he incriminated the thebaroness th thbarolMllS thebaroness
baroness He H declared that the woman womanurged wolMnur womanurged
urged ur ed him to kill her husband She was wasthen wuhen wasthen
then arrested and charged with com complicity compijclty cornpurity ¬
purity in the crime An ft hour after he hemade h hmade hemade
made Ida confession eonr llon Capt von O Goebon GoebonMew GoMJOftbtew Goebenblew
Mew his h brains brat out outProceeding outprocMdlnp outSProceeding
Proceeding were at once Oft e Instituted Institutedagainst IlUItlt1lt IlUItlt1lta8t Institutedagainst
against Frau von Schoejibeck Se beck Her H r can cans C4H1nleI coonset
s set leI I set He ie up the plea that ant s was mentally mentallyirresponsible mentallyIrreapon8tble mentallyirresponsible
irresponsible and nd she e wa was sent to a aprivate Aprivate aprivate
private sanatorium It was wa said at the thetime tbeUIIM thetime
time that the government was aM not par particularly particularly ¬
ticularly anxious to have her brought to totrbi totr totris1ecause
trbi tr tris1ecause ft Uecause WIe of the possible scandals scandalsthat 1 scandalsthat lCndalsthat
that might mht ensue The woman was wa kept keptin keptIn keptIn
in this thlal thiretreat retreat for a year or so and then thenreleased thenrelea8ed thenreleased
released relea8edMr releasedMr
Mr Weber was formerly married tea teaPhltftdelphin ta a aPhiladelphIA aPhiladelphia
PhiladelphIA woman who is now I roll resident reiiMat rolldent ¬
dent of Berlin He H was divorced fr frm frmbet UMII UMIIher m
her twice and twice remarried her Sftce Sftcetb Sfice1h8 Sfrcetb
tb 1h8 hut divorce Wooer who associate a agood apod agood
good deal with the American colony here herehas lterebMn herehas
has been always regarded as a women womenhater womanOne 0111I1 0111I1bal
hater bal One of his last biting satires Urn was
ccomptice ccompl ce in Husbands Husbandsaced Husbandsaced
aced in Sanatorium Sanatoriumentitled
entitled Above all things dont marry marryMr mar marMr marryMr
Mr Weber Vebel is the son of a textile man manufacturer manufacturer manufacturer ¬
ufacturer at Dresden Dro den His wife is a abeautiful abeautiful 1 1beautiful
beautiful brunette Weber met her hero heroAlthough heroAlthough heroAlthough
Although Frau von on Schoenbeck was wasallowed wasa wasallowed
allowed a lowed to be at liberty the charge of ofbeing ofbeing
being an accomplice in the murder of ofher other ofher
her husband at Allenstein is still pend pending pending pendIng ¬
Constable and Sheriff Halt Them on onRailroad onRailroad onRailroad
Railroad Tracks TracksCharles TracksCharles TracksCharles
Charles Mulholland Henry Coates CoatesFrank CoatesFMlnk CoatesFrank
Frank Hornier and Frank Coates the thofour thefour thefour
four boys who overpowered the turnkey turnkeyand turnkeyaDd turnkeyand
and escaped from the county Jail j il at atUpper atUppor atUpper
Upper Marlboro Md Id Tuesday Tuesdp night nightwere nightwere nightwere
were captured at 11 oclock last night by byDeputy byDeputy byDeputy
Deputy Sheriff Suit and Constable How Howard Howard Howart ¬
ard art Payne PayneThe PayneThe PayneThe
The two officers discovered the fugi fugitives fugitives fugitives ¬
tives walking along the Baltimore and andOhio andOhio andOhio
Ohio Railroad tracks In the direction of ofMount orI otMount
Mount Iount Rainier Md Id The boys were werei werebaited werehalted
i baited halted at the point of revolvers Lee Leewas Leewu Leowas
was caught at his home half a mile milefrom mileCrom milefrom
from Hyattsvllle HyattsvllleAll HyauMmeAn
All except Lee e wore without bats and andcoats andta andcoats
coats ta and were walking briskly when whenthe whenthe whenthe
the sheriff and constable een t bte approached approachedthem apprOflthod apprOflthodthem approachedthem
them themThe themThe
The prisoners were handcuffed and andbrought andt andbrought
brought t to Washington Vasbngt n reaching hero heroat beraat hereat
at midnight They were placed In cells eellakk cellsNo cellsa
kk a No 1 precInct station They wllj 1n be beJien beken beken
ken back to Upper Marlboro this thismorning thismDrDiltg thismorning
NEWS NOTE NOTEC Col L Roosevelt has left the African Africanhunting hunting grounds
CONVICT NO 0 6861 6861IS 6861IS 886 886Is
Former Banker Ban lieI and Mil Millionaire Mi Milionaire liJ liJlionairc ¬
lionaire Behind Bars BarsLeavenworth BarsLeavenworth BarsLeavenworth
Leavenworth Kans Jan It ItJohn John R RWalsh RWalsh BWalsh
Walsh convict No C8S1 1 began his term termof termof termof
of five yearg yoar ears in tho United States peni penitentiary penitentiary pealtentlary ¬
tentiary here today Just as tho big bigcalliope bigca11fopo bigcallIopo
calliope whistle on the prison blew the thonoon thunoon thenooll
noon meal signal He walked through the thelong thelong thelong
long corridor toward the diningroom and andsaw andsaw andsaw
saw several hundred convicts who are to tobo tobe tobe
be his comrades file into mess hall but buthe buthe butho
he s seemed em emoo d lees concerned con med than did tho thorelatives thorelatives thurelatives
relatives who accompanied him himWarden himTarden himWarden
Warden Tarden R W McClftughry who is an anold anold anold
old friend of Walshs did not go to the theprison theprison theprison
prison gate to meet the prisoner this thisduty lblglut thisduty
duty lut being assigned the deputy warden wardenAt wardenAt wardenAt
At i the prison gate the party part was wasstopped wasstopped wasstopped
stopped by a sentry an1 n < l Deputy Warden WardenLonon IVardenLenon WardenLe
Lonon Le On came through the big door of ofthe ortho ofthe
the prison and picked Walsh from among amongthose amongthoso amongthose
those present Together with the offi officers officers officern ¬
cers who accompanied him Walsh was wastaken wastaken wastaken
taken Into the prison proper while a alarge aJorge alarge
large crowd of representatives of news newspapers ncwiIpftpers newspapers ¬
papers from Chicago and Kansas City Citywere Citywere Citywere
were forced to remain behind behindWalsh behind1Valsh behindWalsh
Walsh was not taken to the th deputy deputywardens deputywardens deputywardens
wardens office as is usual with pris prisoners prisoners prlsoners ¬
oners instead being accompanied a up the thelong thelong thelong
long flights of stairs to the third floor floorof fioorof floorof
of the prison proper where he was wasplaced waspllcd wasplaced
placed in a room adjoining the record recordclerks recordclerks recordclerks
clerks office Here he was permitted to torest torest torest
rest during the afternoon afternoonThe afternoonTho afternoonThe
The reporters admitted later were un unable unable unable ¬
able to locate him for some time and andthere amIthere anlthere
there was little for them to ascertain ascertainfor 3IJOttalnfor ascertainfor
for he was not put through the process processof processof processof
of being dressed lre aed in which will not be bedone bedone bedone
done until tomorrow morning morningInterview morningIntlrTlew morningInlerriew
Interview the Floral Arbiter ArbiterConcerning ArbiterConcerning orblterConcerning
Concerning the floral decorations Black Blaok1ston Blackton4th
1ston ton4th l4th 411 H
FAIL FOR OVER 8000000 8000000Pool 8000000Pool 8000000Pool
Pool in Hocking Collapses and Stock Falls from
88 to 25 in Short Time T ime
Xew York Jan 19A pool In Columbus Crtumbusand Columbusan Columbusand
and an Hocking Coal and Iron stock man managed manRged managed ¬
aged by James R Keene collapsed to today todl3 today ¬
day with the result that might be ax axpected 6Xpected oxpectetI
pected when for the second time in instock Instock InStock
stock exchange history the plans of the themaster themuleI themaster
master manipulator went ent sadly awry awryStocks aW17Stocks awryStocks
Stocks went down on Two stock exchange exchangelinns eXcMngerms exehatagafirms
firms rms failed with Ith liabilities llablllta of more than than5CCOOOO thnScdOXh I
5CCOOOO at a conservative estimate The Thestook Thestoak Thestook
stook market mar1ct became confused confusedAnd confUiedAnd confusedAnd
And as lian AII effect additional to these t fol following followln following ¬
lowing lowln Mr r Keenes former reverse mere merethan morethan merethan
than a score of brokers and hundreds hund of ofwearied ofwearied ofwearied
wearied clerks were still working 0rk1ng at atmidnight atmidnight atmidnight
midnight in an effort to straighten straightentangled 8l strhighten strhightentangled IPten IPtentan
tangled tan lo < 1 contracts contractsThe contractsThf contractsTh
The Th Trinity Church clock which looks looksdown looksdown looksdown
down upon tho stock exchange stopped stoppedat
at 1152 115 a mf m and had not resumed html Wtsiness bft81ness htmlflees
ness at a 8 late hour tonight The pool poolIn poolIn poolIn
In Hocking began to totter before the theclock theclock theclock
clock stopped and crashed at just about aboutthat aboutthat aboutthat
that moment but the confusion created createdby createdb createdby
by b th the crash continued throughout the thestock thestock thestock
stock exchange session and nd afterward afterwarduntil afterwarduntil afterwarduntil
until the wrangling wraRUn over disputed con contracts contracts contracts ¬
tracts the criminations and recrimina recriminations reertmlftlLtlon recrimination ¬
tions tlon became angry angr and it seemed in interminable Interminable Interminable ¬
terminable terminableThe terminableThe terminableThe
The stock exchange authorities finding findinglate findtn findtnInte findinglate
late In the afternoon that brokers wore woreunable woceunable woreunable
unable to settle disputed contracts contractsamong contractanmong contractsamong
among themselves resorted r ted to the un unusual anusual ¬ I Iu
usual u ual expedient of notifying all the dte dteputants dll5pntants dicputants
putants to ratify no trade until the theauthorities theauthorltlos theauthorities
authorities had fIxed tho terms of settle settlement settlement settlement ¬
ment mentIn mentIn mentIn
In such a large way ay this extraordinary extraordinarypower oxtrnordlnarypower oxtraordlnarypower
power of the exchange authorities had hadnot badnot hadnot
not been exercised since the Union Pa Pacific PAI Pachile ¬
chile corner in May 1901 when shorts shortswere shortsWMe shortswere
I were permitted to settle their contracts contractsat contractsat contractsat
at 265 as compared with the high price priceof prlcaof priceof
of 1000 paid > > nld JJor stock ato < k that thn day dA
The stock exchange firms which failed failedwere 1allOere faIledwere
were ere Lathrop Haskins 8 = Co W Wall Wallstreet Wallstreot VahlStreet
street and J T M 1 Fiske Co oJ tt Broad Broadway BroodAY BroaVway =
way AY The former was as the principal firm firmIn tlrmIn firmin
In the Hocking pool and tho latter while whilenot wbUenot bil bilnot
not a member of f the pool carried a agreat areAt agreat
great reAt deal of the stock sto < k for customers customersand customersand customersand
and was unable to respond to calls from fromthe fromtbe fromthe
the banks for additional collateral Law Lawyers Lawyers Lawyers ¬
yers for the firms said that the Lathrop Lathropfirms Lathropfirms Lathropfirms
firms assets were 1500000 1OO and Its habit liabilities JlabUlUes habititles ¬
ities IKoOc 2XOOC3 4GOCOO after the close of business businesson
on Tuesday and that the Fiske firm had hadliabilities hadliabllltt hadliabilities
liabilities liabllltt ti of 25OILO 2500000 and assets of ofo 200 900 900GOO
GOO o on the s same me day da What Wb t the liabilities liabilitiesamounted liabfUtlosamounted liabIlitiesamounted
amounted to after the collapse of Hock Hocking HOOkIng HockIng ¬
ing stock none of the lawyers would try tryto tr trto tryto
to estimate estimateIts eethlMLtoIts estimateIts
Its high hl h market position had been beenmaintained beenm beenmaintained
maintained m lntalnw fairly well throughout tbrou hout the thecostly thecoati thecoetly
costly coati reactionary movement this month monthand monthand monthand
and this morning mornin before the weakness of ofthe orthe ofthe
the pool was as disclosed the stock sold at atFrom atSSS4 atss
SSS4 ss
From this high price of S8 514 the stock stockbroke atockbroke stockbroke
broke almost without a rally to 35 So a aloss AI aIons
I loss of as 631k 3 points or 72 1 per cent of its itsmarket Itsmarket itsmarket
market value The subsequent rally was wasfeeble wasfeeble B
1 feeble The closing price was 31 3 a a net netloss netIon netloss t
loss of W 4t points on the day dayThe da daThe dayThe
The members of the pool supposed supposedtheir suppoRdtheir supposedtheir a
their hokllngs intact and 81JC1 immune when whenthe whtnthe whenthe 1
the market opened After the U break one oneaecuaed oneaefUMd oneaccused e
accused the other of quietly unloading unloadingand unJoad unJoadand unloadingand
and there was KS even heard the th charge chargethat eharsethat chargethat
that Mr 1 Keene who has been reputed reputedbearish reputedbMri reputedbearish
bearish bMri lt on eu the stock market as a whole wholehad wholebad wholehad
had diverted dlert his principal attention to toother toother toother 0
other things than Hocking Hock n The T wrang wrangHnRS wrangItn wranglings
lings Itn over the responsibility respoI lbtUty for the thebreak thebreak thebreak 6
break the charges that this or that thatholder thatholder thatholder
holder had unloaded on the others were wereall wereall weroall 0
all unsettled un t > ttled at a late hour tonight tonightMntlnec tonigbtIntlnel tonightMatinee
Matinee Intlnel tJhe The Servant in the house HonncToday 1I00Ulco houseoday
Today o oday Columbia olumbIa Prices 6Ga Oo to L5Q
Lawyers Stand Up for the theKecession tbeRe theRecessioii
Kecession Re essioll Act ActEEFUTE ActREFUTE ActREFUTE
Expression of the Bar Augurs AugursAgainst AugursAgainst AugursAgainst
Against Changing Status StatusSixty StatusI StatusSixty
Sixty Year Since Federal Govern Governnient Go Govcrnmeat crn crnment
meat Ceded Buck the Territory TerritoryHas TerritorylIas Territoryline
Has Not Shown Unconstitutionallty Unconstitutionalltyof Unconat itationality itationalityof
of Act They Declare and Bcaldeu Bcaldeua llealdea
a Change Would Work Havoc iu iumany inJIauy halany
many Business Respects RespectsAlexandria ResV8CfIIAlexandria RespectsI
I I IAlexandrIa
Alexandria Alexandria lawyers Interviewed Interviewedday ye yeday y yday
day on tho opinion handed down byHannls byHannlsTaylor byEIannisTaylor brliannlsTaylor
Taylor as to tho constitutionality eon tltutlona1tty of re receding reeedlng reending ¬
ceding Alexandria County to Virginia re regard regard regard ¬
gard the act that gave the county back backto backto backto
to Virginia as permanent The opinion opinionprevailed opinionprcUed opinionprevailed
prevailed that the lapse of more than thansixty thansixty thanSIxty
sixty year ers since the time the county was wascoded wasceded wascoded
coded would make the agreement even evenmore evenmore evenmore
more legal than it was the day it was wassigned wassigned wassigned
signed That the recession would play playhavoc playhavoc playhavoc
havoc In some respects was evidenced evidencedtrom evidencedfrom
from their expression Several S4tv8rallnUmated S4tv8rallnUmatedthat intimated intimatedthat Intimatedthat
that should such ieh a thing come to pass passthey pa patbey passthey
they would eventually be compelled to tomove 1 1move tJmove <
move into Fairfax County in order to be bein br brIn beIn
in Virgin V Virginlit nk and transact Virginia busi business business busimess ¬
ness Many lU1y Alexandria lawyers 1 I8 represent representlarge repreaentla repreaart1ac
large la = tIC corporations and If J Alexandria was wasplaced waslaced wasplaced
placed laced beyond the pale p le of Virginia juris jurisdiction jurIsdiction jurisdIction ¬
diction it would mean the loss of such suchto suchto suchto
to them unless they removed to the ad adjoining adjoining adjoining ¬
joining county countyFairfax countyFairfaxOthers oountyFalrfaxOthers Fairfax FairfaxOthers
Others pointed out that th t it would be like likestudying UkeBtu Iik Iikatudi1ng
studying Btu lng law over again Rgal if Alexandria Alexandriawere Alexandawere lQUdnawere
were placed back in the District in view viewof vlewof 1 W Wot
of the fact that the laws of the Dtetrkt Dtetrktare D Dletrj trid tridare t tare
are vastly vastl different from Virginia law lawThe lawThe laws lawsThe
The disadvantages of going back Intj Intjthe Int Intthe Intithe
the District and complications that would wouldartoe wouldrlee woudarise
arise rlee would fIJI volumes if written by the theAlexandria theAlexamJrla theAlexandria
Alexandria lawyers That they do not notgreet nlltgre8t ntgreet
greet the proposition favorably faYOI bly is evi evidenced 91deDeed evidemised ¬
demised by the following views Iews of o a few fewof fewof fewof
of them
Col Smith Object ObjectCoL ObjectCot ObjectsCcl
Cot Francis L Smith dean of the theAlexandria t1i3A1erendr1a t1eAhaxandrla
Alexandria bar saM 14 I am an unalterably unalterablyopposed uaalterablyopposed unalterablyopposed
opposed to the id Idea of Alexandria being beingsevered beU1gVOl beligsevered
severed VOl d from the Commonwealth of Ylr Ylrgteia VlrgiBIL Virgia
gteia The Old Dominion has been Men very veryliberal veryarl veryliberal
liberal arl t ie tbe t theaeder1 eJedenl Pederal gevarnme gay geversnterjt aert t Sn Sngave She Sheg Shegt
gave g gt tJt jt tb U tbs Nipriirweet gfbimst uMt Territory Terrl eg ost ostwIch rr rrWhich r rwlttab
Which Ohio Indian Illinois Michigan MichiganWisconsin MichiganIsoonIn lchlpn lchlpnWIIIooUIa
Wisconsin WIIIooUIa IsoonIn and a part of 0 Minnesota Xbme oU have havebeen hl8been havebeen
been erected erectedThe erectedThe erectedThe
The State of Kentucky was once onceVirginia a aVirginia ILVlrltnla
Virginia county Virginia freely trl ly relin relinquished reUrQulshed relinqulahed ¬
quished her h r Jurisdiction over that splen splendid splendid splendid ¬
did State so I am opposed teany t8 any further furtherdismemberment furtherdismemberment furtherdismemberment
dismemberment of her territory I am ameatisfled am6AUsftOO amsatleflod
eatisfled that the State of Virginia V1r 1 will willnever WlUnever wailnever
never voluntarily surrender her owner ownership ownership ownership ¬
ship and sovereignty over Alexandria city cityand cityand
and county I do not believe this terri territory tentUtr terntory ¬
tory Utr can be taken from her against her herwill herwill
will 111 for two reasons First because the theact theact theact
act of retrocession fc vaUd second I be because beCRUM because ¬
cause the Federal government has for formore formore formore
more than half a century acquiesced o4ule ced In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the condition resulting from that that legisla legislation Jegislation leglelation ¬
tion It being a principle of International Internationallaw l Internationallaw ternaUonaIthat
law that sovereign States are bound by bylaches bylaches bylaches
laches and acquiescence acquiescenceSny aequte acqu4esconceSays cence cenceSnys
Sny Says Act Is 1 Legal LegalJudge LegatJudge LegalJudge
Judge L C Barley of the Corporation CorporationCoart CorpontlonCourt CorporationCourt
Court I have not read Mr Taylors Taylorsopinion TaylosoPinion Taylorsopinion
opinion sufficiently clOse to give an opin opinion oplniOft opinIon
ion upon his statement of the law but I Ihave Ibsve Ihave
have very decided views of t my own on onthis onthts orthis
this subject which are first that the theact th thact theact
act in question is constitutional con tlt1t1ontl second secondthat HCondthat secondthat
that even though the act should be heM heMnot heMnot hellnot
not to be constitutional the Supreme SupremeCourt SupremeCourt SupremeCourt
Court of the United States tates would not norafter notalter notafter
after a lapse laps of sixtyodd years when whennew whennew ih n nnew
new political conditions had arisen com compel compel cornpci ¬
pel the Virginia Vir la part of the original ori nal ten tenmiles tenmiles termiles
miles square to go back b ek into the District Districtover Districtov Districtover
over ov the th protest af f Virginia no moro morothan rnortthan morethan
than they the would compel the State of ofWest ofWest ofWest
West Virginia to come back Into the theState theState theState
State of Virginia Vlr inia after the lapse of fifty fiftyyears fiftYyal fiftyyears
years yal when new political conditions have havearisen haearlBn havearisen
arisen there The laches In both cases caseswould C8 caseswould 8 8would
would preclude any such finding findingThinks findingThlnJ findingPhink
Thinks ThlnJ 3Ir ir Taylor Wrong WronffJudge WrongJudge VrongTudge
Judge Charles E Nicol Mr Taylor Tayloris
is a man of eminent standing as a law lawyer lawyore lawyen ¬
yore and especially as an international internationallawyer Internationallawyer InternatIonalIatvyer
lawyer Any opinion which he expresses expressesis
is entitled to great weight an1 considera consideration consideration consideration ¬
tion but the basis of his opinion seems seemsto seemsto ms msto
to be that there was a contract between betweenthe betweenthe betweenthe
the general government the State of ofVirginia ofVirginia ofVirginia
Virginia and the State of Matyland and andthat andthat andthat
that Virginia could not withdraw any anypart anypart anypart
part of her territory from the contract contractunless aontra contractunless t tunless
unless Maryland was also thereby therebyleased re released noleased ¬
leased as to the territory which she con contributed contributetl contributeil ¬
tributed as a site for the general nral govern government government government ¬
ment and If Virginia was released valid valldly vidldh validthen
ly h then the ground on which hlch the WhiteHouse WhiteHouse White WhiteHouse
House and Capitol stands is the terri territory territory tarntory ¬
tory of Maryland MarylandBy MarylandBy MarylandBy
By actual consent of the general g era1 gov government government government ¬
ernment as expressed by Congress In Inwhat Inwhat inwhat
what is known as the th retrocession mroe8 6lon act actIn actIn actIn
In the action of Virginia In accepting acceptingback ftceeptlngbtiek acceptingback
back that portion of her territory which whichshe whichshe wblchshe
she had ceded to the general government governmentas overnment overnmentas
as a I portion of the site for the seat of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the general government overnment two of the con contracting contracting contracting ¬
tracting parties have actually dissolved dissolvedthe dlMolvedthe dissolvedthe
the contract and that is an accom accomplished accompllshe1 accompushed ¬
pushed fact and after th tbp tla lapse of over oversixty owrsi oversixty
sixty si ty years yiars It is now too late to reform reformand reformand reformand
and restate the contract contractAs contractAs traet traets
As s to Maryland arylamJ Congress has never nevereceded nttrEceded neverreceded
eceded the portion of territory which whkhshe whichshe
she set apart as a 8 site for the general generalgovernment generalgovernment
government and never will so the anal analogy analogy nal nalbetvoen ¬
ogy between Maryland and Virginia as asto asto
to the territory territor donated as s a seat t for forthe forthe
the general government utterly breaks breaksdown breaksdown
Judge Mortons Version VersionJudge Yer VersionJudge lon lonJudg
Judge J M 1 Norton The point Mr MrHannte 111HannhJ Mrilannis
Hannte Taylor makes On the constltu constltutional conaUtutJOnal constituuonal
tional quectton caUeel usetjn > will 111 have little or no bear be3ring bearlag
lag on the ease A status accepted by bythe bythe bythe
the United State and the State of Vir Virginia Virginla
ginla for sixty years has become a 8 po political poIUlcal poIltlcal
litical and not a constitutional question que uesUon uesUonWe Uon UonWE
We would as well at this late day dayinquire dayInQuire dayInquire
inquire as to whether West Virginia VirginiaContinued VirginiaContinued VirginiaContlrnied
Continued on Paso P1S 2 J f jCoimna 8

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