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Order for Lights Becomesi Becomes BecomesEffective BecomesEffeff
Effective Effeff r rANOTHER i a tira ve at Midnight MidnightANOTHEE MidnightANOTHER
Principal Delivery Companies C mp DI s of ofDistrict otDlatrlct ofDIatrlct
District Will Content Case in Po Police Pollee Po Poflee ¬
lice Court Unless Commissioner CommissionerSet
Set AsIde A dde Regulation Which Is IsClaimed IsClnlmed IsClaimed
Claimed to Be Uncalled For ForDeclaring ForDedartq ForDeclatislg
Declaring that the odtet af Commis Commissioner Commissioner Comalssloner ¬
sioner Rudolph placing the now vehicle vehiclelighting vebJc10lighting vehicle1lghting
lighting regulation Into offset tt8ct at midnight mid midnight mldDlght ¬
night tonight to be not only uncalled for forbut forbut forbut
but unjust in that it is certain Jp tp p cripple crjpplathe crtpplathe cripplethe
the delivery forces of the city owners ownersand ownersand ownersand
and manager of transfer and express arpreacompanlem expressCompanies oxprescompan
Companies compan yesterday terday rose up in arms armsFollowing ann annJol1owinc armsFbllowlag
Following the announcement that the theorder theortltr theorder
order bad been issued by Commissioner CommissionerRudolph CoINDlaionorHudolph
Rudolph 1 udotph representatives repre entaUveeI of several of the thelarger tbtlwcer thelarger
larger companies hold a conference which whichresulted wblchreulted whichresulted
resulted In unanimous decision to fight fightthe 1ghtthe fightthe
the matter ra Police Court ff their re request request ¬
quest 4 ue5t for a a further hearing head b upon the theregulation there theregulation
regulation re ulton is not grantedRushed granted grantedRushed xrantedRushed
Rushed by the Ie unusual demands tleman ef the theholiday theb theholiday
holiday b liday season the delivery men declare dedarethat declarethat declarethat
that they have had no opportunity to toequip toequip toequip
equip their wagons and trucks with any anysort anyort anysort
sort ort of t lights and that it will bo impor im impofriible ImIIOl
pofriible IIOl > ible to comply with the regulattou regulattoufor
for some ao time A request has bean for forwarded torarded forRarded ¬
warded arded to the individual Commissioners Commissionersand Colwlsoftaraand Cotnmisdoaerand
and also t to the t board by three of zhe zhelargest ire irelargest 1e 1eJargest
largest companies eoI paalM in Washington but no nortply nonply noreply
reply has been given the communica communications COmmUfttCAHons communications ¬
Aotlon Bxpectod Todny TodnyI s sIf
If I r the Commissioners inland to take takeany takeany takeany
any action on Ute request req of e the Je Jelivery Ielicery
livery 11 Hry men 1fD rn it will w l have to com corns today todayCommissioner tudayComm1aioner todayCommissioner
Commissioner Johnston Is in New York Yorkand Yorkand Yorkand
and Commissioner Commssi Mr Rudolph acting head headf
f the board issued no statement tement yoeterday yoe yoett 1o 1otrday
tt trday rday as to the probable coarse of the theboard thetoard theboard
board boardAlthough toardAlthough boardAlthough
Although practically an the business businessnvn buat buetnoeem ell ellmn
m nvn n using delivery wagons walO ll have united unitedto unitedtu
to t oppo oppose + e the new regulation the firms firmsuf ftnIMJC frmaof
uf JC Utttetield Alvord A Co the George QeorgeV OtlOlCaKnox GeorgeZf
Zf V Knox Express Ex press Company and the Mer Merchants Lerrhants Illerh ¬
chants h nls Transfer and Storage COnpeaya Company Companyhive Compaarlte
a hive lte iv e been most active in the u fight Each Bachnm Eachnt
11 nt nm IU has pc petitioned titioned the Commissioners Coauntul for forrehearing forJ
a < J rehearing on the regulation and pend pendiuz pendln pondLug
Lug ln a lee < < ision of the conference have bavaasked UVIJasktd haveasked
asked the th nonenforcement of the rule for forthirty forthirty forthirty
thirty days daysThe dCiYSThe daysThe
The Commissioners Cnnmi sioners take the stand that thatthe thatth thatthe
the th regulation was promulgated under sec section MOh11 eeot1u ¬
tion 10 lOot of the act of Congress which whichgives whichgives
gives them power to regulate the move moveinrnts movellHnb movern
inrnts rn rite of vehicles o Oft the public streets streetsand streetaantl etreeteand
and avenues for the preservation of order orderuTiti orderand
and 1111 protection of life and limb To jus justiI jus justify JWIt ¬
t tiI tify I their th tt r action a request requ t was made ot otHat otHalk ofH
Hat Halk H k Inspector Dawson to compile a list listof batof IIt IItuf
of accidents which wt ch have occurred through throughibstnce throuchbsnce threughb
ibstnce b nce of lights on horsedrawn vehicles vehiclesSummary VO vehiclesSummary iCIea iCIeaSUUlUlUr
SUUlUlUr Summary of AccidentsMr Accidents AccidentsMr QcldentaMr
Mr Dawsons report stated ted that from fromNovember fromoember fromNovember
November oember DIll to October XL 1 mOo 0 there tlteraMore tbereWtft therelccre
More between bet the boon of 630 I p m and
1 a nu m n accidents Of these 3 II were werebetween wwebtl werebetween
between btl weeR automobiles and horsedrawn v vee veehides eo eohidea r rhides
hides and four between horse llenedrawn drawn ve vehicles vehicles vehicles ¬
hicles As a result of the accidents three threeptraons threeptrsons threepersons
persons were injured soJBcJently to re require require require ¬
quire hospital treatment and two twoere horses horsesvvtre boreeepyre
pyre ere killed killedCommenting kllle kllleommentla killedCommentiug
Commenting ommentla < < upon the report the trans transfer transrr traasfrr ¬
fer owners and managers declare that it itin ItIn Itto
in itself shows the usotessnesB WMlieu e18 of the theregulation theE theregulation
regulation E 1l1atJolL They point out that in the theioilisions ther
ioilisions r 1 II Visions isiona between horsedrawn bolM ra vehicleSthere vehicles vehiclesthere ve1dei ve1deithEre
there wore n no injuries to man or beast beastand beaMalld boutand
and that in the other division two of the thethree 1Mthree thethree
three accidents JUC Clenta were Wen injuries resultedrnrurred resulted resultedoccurred resultedotcUTrfd
occurred on the Speedway and could couldproperly couldrroperly couldproperly
properly be laid to joy riders In autos aatosThe auu auuThe autosThe
The following olnwin < < statements were made madeThe madeTIe madeTie
TIe demand of the OiMiinrirmfi n ii oanMMo oanMMoTo 1IIIIIW6Ia
a at b > My b inn baa u Ire wag suet of ua uat eaa eaatalr
talr t th a I ue To sate tile tb tilernply iwMMuy rtimo tonM to toIL
rnply nM 1f1 w iL the IL regulation will tak take a us at taut tautT a
T nth If 1 iliC t nrdinanoe U i tofened Monday IN INI weN r rvri
vri N I have W 0 drum in the llollw 1 Oourt CDtrLE c e E 8 8Alrird II e11nKd
Alrird I Jld of Jjttlcfirid Airwd Cfc CfcVo 01WI Ce11e
WI Vo hAi hue NIl unable to equip our ve tmajoM w om with witharpa wWaar withac
arpa ar JlIJ on aie account int of the ChiMmas rwa We W haw hawn hewsd
n r d i tie VnniniflMoufni COUlII IIl OOfn to she u ua a moett moot to toj titpqare toI
j pqare vjiare I are curatives If oar rapMt Is not sue paI i I IHUIIIOM IdtIOW Iwe
HUIIIOM we will ill hue to fight it out ia the da Polkat Polka PolkartU
t rtU 1 S KDOK uf the G teorsa xt W K Kr EDGE hh hhr
1 r r fbl Gacir UJiiHriilY UJiiHriilYintfl1 rc y yVo
3 Vo intent inte + nt to onoUet th the iw ngatattm ekdeo W Re want wantu
u i ri r ightd btl stweU not ao ontanaoa an aero which will wiUv willoqr willstir
+ v > de aw b berar > m and IO rgblee table to a a oeMtaat ai ilan daDer daDerf r rf
f in jl ire in the haodttnc of batons to the hawk of etr ofMa IIIU
U r emUio rmlJialla ssMaher ob L h N4IWhoId proidmt t Mar Maraa M Ml
> aa Ma l < li Tiaaahi aed Bfemsa Compaar CompaarGREENE eoaraaGREENE CoequrGREENE
Central entral Lodge I O O F Holds HoldsICIqution UoldBRI holdsIClqution
ICIqution RI utJon and Smoker SmoliorOntral SmokQrLod Smokerrntral
Ontral + rntral Lodge Lod No 1 L I O O F 1 held heldit heldfmlJUIU1 baldsemiannual
it semiannual > election of officers which whichv whichfollowed bIeb bIebffUowed
v i followed by a luncheon hUlch n and smoker makerOdd smokerOdd IImOkerOdd
Odd Fellows Hall fet JQtt night J I IiUvan Xllvan C CIIvan
iUvan of Blaclrwatar l Mo > > 0 made a art art art
rt rtThe address addressThe ad8retsThe
The officers 0 elected for the ensuing ensuingtin CDStdnctm ensuingt
tin t ni are as follow tOllo Blwyn Greene Greener Onenetle
r Lie grand V P Hammer HamtIt rice grand grandv raMi raMiG
t > v G Phillips recording secretary L LT LPumptney LT
T Pumpbrey nnancial secretary eretary W H HKrnest HJ HJrnest
Krnest J rnest treasurer Elwyn Greene Qreen W G GI1 GPJtill1pe Giii
I1 PJtill1pe iii t Hips i Thomas Sergeon Oscar Den DauiTu DtwTIer DeniTter
TIer iTu r and W T H Ernest repreoentatives repreoentativesi
i the Grand Lodge LodgeSCIENCE LodseSCIENCE LodgeSCIENCE
Chamber of Commerce Secures Im Important Important Importaut ¬
portant 1J lUll > 11 Convention ConventionAccepting ConcntionepUq Conventiontecepttng
Accepting epUq the Invitation extended by byth bythf byth
th thf Washington Chamber of Commerce Commercethe CofliIHrcethe o othe
the American Society for the Advancement Advance Advancement Adven Advenment ¬
ment of Science S l8ft e has selected Washington Washingtonas Waabmgt n naq
as their convention city for 1911 11 A tele telegram telegram telegram ¬
gram conveying the news was U received receivedlate receivedratA receivedate
late ate last night ai t by Granvtlle Hunt chair chalrnian clJa1rnHlO chairman
man of the conventions cooveD ona committee of the thehamber tbehambel therhamber
hamber from L 1 0 1 Howard 10 oward chief of ofih oCIh ofth
ih Bureau BUfNJ of Ente Entomology ioiugy who is in inattendance Inattind inattendance
attendance attind n at t the convention now in sosston sos session 101sion ¬
sion sionAbout stonAbout sionAbout
About Wo de delegates from unlvoniULlld uuivor universities universitiesaiid Mties Mtiesahd
aiid scientific organisations throughout the therosmtry UteJOu7 thecountry
country JOu7 will he > e brought to Washington by
the 1911 convention con nUon The association oeiaUoo is leri isriow iafit
riow fit ri w in session in Minneapolis and will willmeet wUlrn8 wiltmeet
rn8 meet > t hero about the same me time next yearTrot year yearTYof yearhof
Trot Howard is one of the t e most promi prominent promiTlfnt prominent ¬
nent members of f the tit association and andj andfsltrday andesterday
j esterday delivered vered an address upon some someaspects aomeaspe someaspects
aspects aspe t8 of the work don done by his h bureau bureauand bureaund bureauand
and nd by tbf t x Department par laent of Agriculture AgriculturePythian AgrlcultnraPythlnn AgriculturePythian
Pythian Sisters Slllt r5 InitiateTathbone Initiate InitiateRathbone rldUntcRathbone
Rathbone Temple No S Vythlan Pythian Sls Slst S StYfI Sin Sintt8
tt8 t tYfI < r initiated several candidates at its itsregular IUsTtJ itsregular
regular TtJ lJlar meeting held at Python Temple Temple1it
11 < night Most > > t Excellent Chief Chle Mrs Mraargaret
Margaret argaret Jacobean presided and Mrs
Martha Jarboe JIb e had charge of the inltia inltiauwy Initial inltiatury
uwy l IJfY workDr work workDr workDr
Dr Harmon at Johns Hopkins HopkinsDr
Dr George Harmon > medical director of oftho oft
tho t hI he Naval Medical Sehool Hospital OIJ1Ital was wastaken WUtaken wastaken
taken to Baltimore Thursday whore he heis heI heis
is I a a patient JJtJ t at the Johns Hopkins Hpe HWIiital HpeIlitaI Hpepital
Iiital IiitalIn IlitaIIn pitalIn
In Us fffcrts rf rt5 to be beown me a rtir eii I beautife beautif I Buenos BuenosAjres BuenosAnes BunnAfros
Afros baa pUttttJ kI1 more Uiau 11yi 112000 O trees Is the lotnutaaus last lastWBO Wtzu
WBO zu nutaaus years 7almtJ
NM Ne New Year in Washington to Be BeUshered DcUahcred BeUshered
Ushered in Under Clear Skies SkiesProf SkiesProto SkiesProf
Prof Moore Moar of tho Weather Bureau Bureaupromises Bureaupromises Jureau Jureaupromises
promises us that today the last of 1910 1910will 1910w1ll 1910will
will be fair alr but colder colderWashington coldQrWaablngton colderWashington
Washington tasted its usual share of offreakish offro offroakisll
freakish fro kJSh weather yesterday Y lterd1Ly when the thethermometer thetbermoru thethermometer
tbermoru thermometer to1 rose rO as high as 54 degrees degreesat
at 2 1 oclock in tho afternoon to drop to to3ldegrOtS to91degroes
3ldegrOtS 31 degrees at 10 oclock with ovary indica indication IndlcatJcm indication ¬
tion that it would drop still further with witheach witheach withesah
each hour hourThoro bourThore i iThere
There was a a stiff sharp wind blowing blowingall blowinsaU blowingall
all night which made it seem much muchcolder muchcold muchcolder
cold colder r than it really was Weather reports re reports reports ¬
ports indicate that the Western depros deprosion depr09Ion deprossion
sion ion will move eastward attended by byanows bysnows bysnows
snows over tho Northern and snows and andruing andrain andrains
ruing rain in the central district with proba probably probaly probattly ¬
bly ly both In tho Middle Atlantic States StatesStorm StatesStorm StatesStorm
Storm warnings are likewise displayed on onthe onthe onthe
the Atlantic coast coastMURDERS canstMURDERS coastMURDERS
AD SHOOTS SELF SELFBaltimore SELFBaltimore SELFBaltimore
Baltimore Man Ian Slays Wifeand Wife Wifeand Wifeand
and Stepdaughter StepdaughterHIS
As n Climax to Series of Domestic DomesticQuarrels DomestioQunrrels Domesticflnnrrels
Quarrels William VI Ulnm Strickler Draws DrawsGun DrawaGun DrawGun
Gun and Instantly Kills Spouse Spongeand Spouseand Spouaennd
and Daughter DnughterShootH Shoots Himself in inHend inlIend inHead
Head and May lAY Die as Itexnlt Itesn1LBatiimore ItexnltBaltimore l1emltBsitlmoro
Baltimore Dec SI relAs As the climax to toa toa toa
a series > > OIie of ctter tter quarrels growing owlng out oatof outor outof
of domestic difficulties William T Strickler Strick Strideler Strickler
ler thirtyseven years old this afternoon aftornoonkiUed aftomoonldUed afternoonkilled
killed his wife Flora Stricklar and his hisstepdaughter hisstapdtutchtar hisstepdaughter
stepdaughter Eula KJto aged nineteen nlnotaonand nJnoteonand nineteenand
and then turned his rovolvor on himself himselfHe him himsolLHe ol olHe
He is in St at Josephs Hospital suffering sufloringfrom sutroringfrom sufferingfrom
from a bullet wound in tho tomplo and it itis itI itis
is I probable he will die dieStrickler dIeStrlckl dieStrickler
Strickler Strlckl had beon drinking and brought broughthome brouchthome broughthome
home with him several bottles of beer and andwhisky andk andwhisky
whisky k Between drinks be upbraided upbraidedhis
i his wife declaring she did not love him himan himI himas
I an she 0 should ould When she made no noanswer noI noanswer
answer awert he cursed her and her b daughter daughterattempted dauEbterattempted daughterattempted
I attempted to interfere This Tbt seemed to toinfuriate toInfuriate toInfuriate
infuriate him more moreIf moraIt moreIf
If you women dont shut up p and let letme let11M letme
me atone one youll be dead d ad before night nighthe Wcbthe nighthe
he snarled and continued to drink his hisbeer hisbeer hisbe
beer be
Pulls Gun from Coat ContNothing CoatNothing CoatNothing
Nothing more was said for a short time timeand UmeaJNi timeand
and the silence seamed to anger an er him more morethan morothan morethan
than the quarreling Then after taking takinga t dng dngft
a drink from the whisky bottle boUl which whichhe whichhe whichhe
he also had he suddenly jumped from fromhto frombra fromhis
bra chair and pulling a revolver from fromhis tromW fromhis
his W coat pocket began bo n fired firedHe tiredHe firedHe
He was 1 not more than ten feat from fromhis tromhIa fromhis
his wife and oven closer to his step stepdaughter stepduhtor stepdaughter ¬
daughter She had turned her bead as assho liSlIho asshe
she saw w the revolver and tho first t > > t and andonly andOI1Iy andonly
only bullet which she received plowed plowedits plowedits plowedits
its way to her brain entering bar head headjust beadjuat headjust
just under the right ear earThen earTheD earThen
Then the man turned tho revolver on onhis onh1a onhis
his wife and tired three times time Two of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the bullets entered the womans woman body bodyeither bodyeltber bodyeither
either of which would have boon fatal fataland tat tatand fataland
and she 1Ih too tc > O dropped sever to move moveagain movepin moveagain
again pin Then ho turned the weapon W pon on onhimself onhimHlt onhumelf
himself and nd shot himself in tho temple templeCame templeCame templeCame
Came from Virginia VirginiaHsrrisonburg YlrginlnHarrtllOnburx VirginiaHarrisonburg
Hsrrisonburg Va Dec 38 30Mrs Mrs Will William WUltam Willlam ¬
tam Strickler formerly Mrs Kite aDd aJJddaughter aDdduptar anddaughter
daughter Eula who were murdered to today today today ¬
day in Baltimore came from Page Coun County County Couaty ¬
ty and worked here about bout a year as asdressmaker asdH8IOaker asdressmaker
dressmaker and left eft for Baltimore in inMarch 1nMereh inMarch
Clarence Lexow IexowNew LexowNow LexowNow
Now York Dee 3d IILFolIMr Former Staffs Sen Senator Senator Sonclot ¬
ator Clarence Loocow who wa w was chairman chairmanof
of the famous Lexow L w investigating lavt ttDg corn oommlttoe cornmlttoe cotniuittee
mlttoe died today at his homo at Ny Nyaek NyMk Nyaek
aek N T He had been ill with poou pooumonia pnooJDOR pneumoah
monia JDOR 6 since Me Monday He was flftyeight fiftyeightyears flftyeightyears ftf bt bty
years y ara old and was born in Brooklyn BrooklynThe BrooklynTho BrooklynThe
The senate Investigating InvHtl UD committed committedwhich commltieswhich committeewhich
which bore bocce Mr Loxows name came into intoexistence Intoexistence intoexistence
existence I on January 8IlU1rY 30 ISM Senator SenatorLaxow SenatorLuow SenatorLexow
Laxow was the chairman The other otharmombors othormombors othermembers
mombors were Senators OConnor O C Connor nnor Rob Robertson Rob8Itson Robertson ¬
ertson Pound Saxton Canter and Bradley Brad Bradley Bradle ¬
ley le ley Preceding the passing pes lng of tbo resolu resolution resolution resolution ¬
tion establishing e8tabIW C the committee the So Society Society Sodefy ¬
ciety for tho Prevention of Crime under underthe undvthe underthe
the leadership of Rev Dr Parkhurst had hadinvestigated hadIftve hadInvestigated
investigated Iftve tipted criminal conditions in the thecity tb6city thecity
city and had revealed a condition which whicharoused whicharoused vh1charoOMed
aroused a public demand demand for a more com complete compima complote ¬
pima investigation particularly with ref reference retelence reference ¬
erence to the connection between the po police pollee police ¬
lice department and those engaged enea < < ed in ingambling InpmbU isgambling
gambling pmbU C and nd vice viceTho viceT viceThe
The T t committee met in Now York in inFebruary InFebruary inFebruary
February and continued its sessions mons unUl un until until ¬
til December L 1 1 Sixtyseven men con oonnocted connected eonnoeted
nocted with the police department ware wareaccused woreaccused wereaccused
accused of crime including two commissioners commis commissioners commllIone ¬
sioners Ione two excommissioners three in inspectors Inj inspectors ¬
spectors j CtOrs one exinspector twenty cap captains captatna captains ¬
tains and two excaptains < When it itcame itcame itcame
came to the legal prosecution tOeCUtloll of the men menaccused menaccuaed seaaccused
accused it was a different matter but as asa asII asa
a result of the charges the police depart department department department ¬
ment received a thorough shaking up upThe upThe upThe
The disclosures wore a contributory cause causaof CtLUtiOoC causeof
of tho election of William L Strong as asmayor asmayor asmayor
mayor while John W Golf one of the thecounsel tbeoounael thecounsel
counsel for the committee became judge judgeof judgeof judgeof
of the Court of General Sessions SessionsMr So SessionsMr slons
Mr Lexow was a member of the law lawfirm lawfirm lawfirm
firm of Lexow Mackeltar Wells at 43Cedar 43 43Cedar 43Cedar
Cedar street He was an ofltear in many manycompanies manycompant manycompanies
companies compant
David Dn h G Carlisle CarlisleRockvilla CnrU Carlisleltockvttle tlc tlcRockYillo
Rockvilla Md Doc 30 mDavld David G Car Carlisle Carlisle ¬
lisle 1 e one of Montgomery Countys best bestknown bOIItknown beetknown
known citizens died last night nl t at his hishome hishome hishome
home in Gaithersburg Gaithentbul aged teventytwo teventytwoyears hVentY seventytwoyears two twoyean
years He had been ill a long while of a acomplication acompUeaUon acomplication
complication of troubles and his deathwas death deathwas deaUtII
was II not unexpected une ted He lit survived by byhis byhi byhis
his hi wife 1to who was before her marriage marriagea
a Miss M1 Connolly of this county and andn a ason ason
son n Alexander G O Carlisle Carll arllsls l of Gaithors Gaithorsburg Galtho Galthoburg Galthersburg
burg The funeral will take place at 11oclock 11 11oclock 11oclock
oclock Sunday morning from rom Grace GraceSouthern GracSouthern GraceSouthern
Southern Methodist Church Gaithers Gaithersburg Gatthoraburg Gaithersburg
Horace Mack 1UnekIUlaen MackIthaca j jIDmen
IDmen N Y Dec S0Horaco 36 3 Horace Mack Mackfor Mackfor Mackfor
for twentyeight years oors an assistant to the thetreasurer thetroasurtr thetreasurer
treasurer of Cornell University and one oneof oneof oneof
of Ithacas Ilhaca oldest residents re ldenbi dropped dead deadthis deadthla deadthis
this morning mornin on the university campus campusopposite campusopp campuscpposlte
opposite opp < Mtte Sage SS College Annex Ho was wasseventyseven wallft wasseventyseven
seventyseven ft ntym years of age e Ha Hrt H had lived livedIn llvcdIn livedto
In this U II oity for seventyfour years yoa oars Mr MrMack Mraok MrMack
Mack aok contributed c poems to leading maga magaatnes mftlUtnu masaMines
Mines tnu
Dr Horace S Puller PullerHartford Fu1 FullerHartford er erHartford
Hartford Doc 30 3ODr Dr Horace S Puller Pullerthe Funorthe Fullerthe
the famous blind medical examiner of ofHartford ofHartford ofHartford
Hartford died suddenly of heart failure failurein failureIn failureto
in a shoe store here this thl afternoon Dr DrFuller DrFuller DrFuller
Fuller who was recognized as an au authority authority authority ¬
thority in his profession had been totally
blind for many years OOfB but so efficiently efficientlydid efficientlydfd efficientlydid
did he perform the duties of his l office officethat officethnt officethat
that it was never suggested that he shotild shotildhave shotildhave shouldhave
have a successor during his life time timeCalifornias timeQWcmfA timecalifcrnlaa
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New Years ears Day Daywill will be amply repaid repaidfor repaidH
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Salvation Army in Role of ofKris ofKris ofKris
Kris Kringle KringleDISPENSES KringleDISPENSES Krin le leDISPENSES
Large arge Assembly Hall In Penniiyl Penniiylvaniu Pennaylvania
vaniu Avenue lVQD11e Containing Thrc ThrcClirlMtmaM Three TbreeGhrhbnn ThreeChrdxtmas
ClirlMtmaM Tias Tr Laden with Good GoodThings Goodlhlng GoodThings
Things la Packed with Children ChildrenWho Cl111IrenVllo ChildrenWho
Who ISnjoy Musical Programme ProgrammeThree ProgrammeThree
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Three hundred children who didnt have haveany haveany haveany
any Christmas Chrt tmas at all last Sunday SnpdaY were weremade weremade weremade
made happy with 1th toys fruits and candies candiesfrom cand1esfrom candiesfrom
from the hands of Santa Claus himself himselflast hJmS himselflast l lJut
last night at the Christmas Chri tmas entertainment entertainmentgiven enterWnmentSiven entertainmentgiven
given at the Salvation Army headquar headquarters bcadquartena headquarters ¬
tersShortly ters tersShortly tenaShortly
Shortly before S oclock the large as assembly assembly ¬
sembly nail was was packed with tired moth mothera mothers mothers
ers and eager expectant children of all allages allasea allages
ages and sixes Three Christmas treeswere trees treeswere trcoswere
were laden down with good things but butbefore butberore butbefore
before Santa Claus made his rounds the thechildren thechUdroo thechildren
children were treated to a musical enter entertainment entertainment entertainment ¬
tainment Sergt Maj David Do Laing Lalnjjgreeted Lainggreeted Lainggreeted
greeted tho children au2 a1 welcomed all allwith all1th allwith
with 1th a happy New Year The entertain entertainment entertainment entertainment ¬
ment itself was in n charge of Adjt Louise LouiseM Lou15eM LouiseM
M Frasier who was assisted by Envoy EnvoyCharles EnvoyCharles EnvoyCharles
Charles Darllngson as Santa Clecus Claus Capt CaptC CaptC
C Mayers Maye and Ensign Ida Hiatt HiattThe HiattThe HiattThe
The following programme was given givenRadiation givenRecitation givenRecitation
Recitation Miss Margaret Docker ae acUonr aetion octlon
Uonr Uonrsong tion song son MIlS Sadie Jones and Miss MissStella M15sStella MissStella
Stella Carter recitation Miss Lula An Anflarson And Andoreen
doreen d rson song Sadla Jones oncs Owing to the thehAaness thoen thelateness
lateness en of the hour It was necessary to toleave toleave toleave
leave out several numbers of tho original originalprogramme orIsnalprogmmme originalprogramme
programme programmeIllblc progmmmeDible programmeBible
Bible Class a Feature FeatureA
A feature e tura of the entertainment was the theBible theBible theBible
Bible class held by Adjt Brazier who whoasked whoaaked whoasked
asked the little tots questions relative to tothe totbe tothe
the life of Christ Chr l which proved a great greatsuccess srcatMUCCeSL greatsuccesss
success successsIn successIn MUCCeSLIn
In selecting the children to whom pres presents presentJI presents ¬
ents were given for all the little ones oneswere onoswer oneswere
were wer invited Invtl d guests Adjt Brazier picked pickedout pickedout pickedout
out the ones who were not so fortunate fortunateas
as some of their neighbors Each little littletot little littletot littletot
tot received a B toy or book of some sort sortfrom sortrom sortfrom
from rom the hands of Santa Claus and upon uponleaving uponleaving uponleaving
leaving the door was handed an apple appleand appleand appleand
and a ft box of eandy After the entertain entertainment entertainment entertainment ¬
ment there were some apples and toys toysleft toysleft toysleft
left over and a number of pickaninnies pickaninnieswere
were called in from rom the street and each eachgiven eachglVtn eachgiven
given something somethingAdjt 8Omethin 8OmethinAdjt somethingAdJt
Adjt Braider told of many pitiful cases casesIn cnsosIn casesin
In tho city where children wont without withoutany withoutny withoutkny
any ny Christmas at all especially one case caseof caseat caseof
of a widow with six children who only onlygot onlygotOl1 onlygot
got gotOl1 one play plaything thins between them and andthat and andthat
that was a s set t of dishes dishesServices dJahcsServices dlshosServIces
Services will be held today and to ¬
night an oldfashioned night watch willbe will willbe willbe
be kept to ring in the new year yearTomorrow yerTomorrow yearTomorrow
Tomorrow service will be held in themorning the themorning themornta
morning mornta afternoon and Ad evening under underthe underthe underthe
the direction of Adjt Brazier assisted as l ted by byEnsign b bEnsIgn byEnsign
Ensign Ida HJatt I att and Capt C C Mayers MayersAt MayersAt MayersAt
At 246 in the afternoon a a special chil childrens cbIIdrens clzildrens ¬
drens meeting will be hela heloDuring helaDunnl helaDuring
During Christmas week more than 3000 3000meate 30m6fil 3000meals
meals were taken to various families famUs and andyesterday andt andyesterday
yesterday t tordy baskets of toys and dolls wore woredistributed woredlrltrlbuted woredistributed
distributed at many homes homesMAD homesMAD homesMAD
TRIES TO END LIFE UFEContinued L LIFEContinued FE FEContinued
Continued from Page One Onetonigut Onetonight Onetonight
tonight whether Robin had taken byes byescyamine hyoseyamino hyo5eymin
eyamino or hyosdn hyo cln but that did not notmake notmake notmake
make a great Mt deal of difference Dr DrFlint DrFtint DrFlint
Flint who was present pro ent through the ex excitement excitement excitement ¬
citement said that Robin told him that thathe thathe thathe
he had consumed the twelve tablots be before boforo before ¬
fore he left his sisters house to come comedown oomodown comedown
down town to court Robin muttered mutteredthat muttredthat mutteredthat
that his nurse left him alone in the bed bedroom bedroom bedroom ¬
room for a few moments and that he heopened heopened heopened
opened the drawer of a table beside his Illsbed hisd hisbpd
bed d took the box of tAblots and swal swallowed swallowed swallowed ¬
lowed the contents It required about aboutthroequarters aboutthrooqaartors about4hroegnartors
throequarters of an hour before they theyworked theyworked theyworked
worked workedTook
Took Powerful Stimulant StimulantHyoscin StimnlantHyo StimulantEvoscln
Hyoscin Hyo cln is I a powerful stimulant which whichwas whichas whichvns
was as supposed to t have hfLY been used by Dr DrCrippen DrCrlpp DrCrippen
Crippen Crlpp n in the killing kUl1n of Belle Elmore ElmoreThe ElmoreThe ElmoreThe
The excitement following the news of ofthe otthe ofthe
the alleged mad mans suicidal attempt attemptthrew attemptthrew attemptthrew
threw the Criminal Courts Building into intoan intoan intoan
an uproar Every 1 very one had expected that thatRobin thatRobin thatRobin
Robin following the reports of Dr Flint Flintand FlJntand Flintand
and Dr Nabon to Assistant District At Attorney Attorney Attorney ¬
torney Nott declaring him well enough enoughto
to plead plea to the indictment of grand lar larceny larceny larceny ¬
ceny would be released in 16000 bail bailand b81nnd balland
and would then be sent back to his sir sifrtors siftors sirtars
tors house until further notice noticeHis noUceHis noticeHis
His attempt at suicide onded the day dayin dayIn dayin
in court and shortly before 5 oclock oclockRobin oelockRobin oclockRobin
Robin left in the ambulance Dr George GeorgeLyman GeorgeLyman org orgLyman
Lyman an alienist from the hospital hospitalrodo hospitalrodo hospitalrodo
rodo in the ambulance and saw to it itthat Itthat itthat
that the prisoner got ot to the prison ward wardall wardall wardall
all right rightKennedy rIghtKennedy rightICennedy
Kennedy Estate In I < 5000000 0000000Now O 5000000New OOOOOO OOOOOONow
Now York 1 Bee cc 30 3OThe The total value valueof valueof valueof
of the estate of John Stewart Kennedy Kennedythe Kennedythe Kennedythe
the banker who died on October 31 1903 1903has 1903has wrohas
has been appraised by Transfer Tax Ap Appraiser Appraiser Appraiser ¬
praiser Headley M L Greene at ffi fi5S7S777 5B5S7S777Deduct1n 5 > fi5S7S777Deducting S7S7i S7S7iDeducting
Deducting Deduct1n 245533109 9S533L03 moo for tho adminis administration admlniitraUon administration ¬
tration eXQonsos and commissions of the theexecutors theexecutors theexecutors
executors including about 590000 00 90000 < 00 of debts debtsleft dobtslet debtsleft
left by the th decedent the not value of ofthe orthe ofthe
the estate is 630734KCS 630734KCSKilled 630 3156GS 3156GSKilled 45GCS 45GCSInned
Killed in Elevator Eievator Accident AccidentNow AeeldenNew AccidentNew
New York Dec 30 3GOne One man was waskilled waskilled waskilled
killed and another was mortally hurt hurttonight hurttol1lght hurttonight
tonight when an elevator In which whichthroe whichthroa whichthroe
throe passengers had just beon carried carriedto carnedto carriedto
to the fifth floor of the Huntington Apart Apartment Apartment Apartment ¬
ment at 21S West 112th street shot to tothe tothe tothe
the basement shattering itself against againsta a RJnst RJnsta
a steel bumper The man who was killed killedwas kU1cdwn killedwas
was wn Henry Alexander Jones of 444 West WestFiftysecond WestFiftysecond WestFiftysecond
Fiftysecond street streetQOiforcb streetQillonJ streettllfmila
QOiforcb = has concrete cr a = rete oQ rscrroln
Official Deny Klelndicnat K1eludlen t Will Be BeBefore DeDefore BeBefore
Before Trial Board BoardPolice DonrdPo1lce BoardPolice
Police officials last night denied that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there was any truth in the published re report report report ¬
port that they were investigating imoe tiptlng the case caseof CS CSof caseof
of Gamine Lumbardy who was acquitted acquittedin
in Police Court after being arrested by byPoliceman byPoUcemrrft byPolteemeft
Policeman s B Klelndienst of theFourth the theFourth theFourth
Fourth precinct on a a charge of disor disorderly disorderly disordorly ¬
derly conduct conductThe cond conductThe et etuThe
uThe The police trial board has enough bona bonafide bonatide bonafide
fide cases to consider con8l er without going ot out outlooking out100king outlooking
looking for trouble said one of the mem members members momhers ¬
bers of the official staff last night Wecannot We Wecannot WBcannot
cannot investigate I every 6V8Q case where wher a aman aman aman
man is I acquitted in Police Court and we weare wearo weare
are not expected oxP Cted to toThe tnThe toThe
The report grew out of the supposition suppositionthat sup08ltlOnthat suppoaltsonthat
that inasmuch as the young man arrested arrestedwas arrestedwas arrestedwas
was acquitted charges would be prefer preferred preCerred preferred ¬
red against the officer responsible tor or his hisappearance hisappearance hisappearance
appearance in court Lumbardy was ar arrested ArrOllted arrested ¬
rested by Kleindienst as a masher but butsecured butsecured butsecured
secured his release on the plea that the thegirl tbegirl thegirl
girl he was waiting for was his fiancee fianceeUTILITIES tianeeoUTILITIES fianceeUTILITIES
Frisco Concern Chartered Charteredfor Charteredfor Charteredfor
for 200000000 200000000Wilmington 200000000Wllmington 200000000Wilmington
Wilmington Del Dec 30 3OTbo The The United UnitedProperties UnitedProportles UnitedProperties
Properties Company of California with withcapitalization withcapitalization withcapitalization
capitalization of 3MMd000 OQOOO was chartered charteredat
at Dover Del DeL tonight It was organized organizedfor orpnbedfor organizedfor
for the purpose of effecting a merger of ofall ofail
all the public > ubllc utilities companies of Oak Oakland Oakland Oakland ¬ I
land and Berkeley Col including theferry the thefairy thoforry
fairy line that connects those places with withSan wiUtSan withSan
San Francisco The charter was as secured securedby securedby securedby
by tho Delaware Trust Company of Wil Wilmington Wilmington Wilmington ¬
mington at the direction of Christian E EZbriskic EZbrfsklc BZabriskie
Zbriskic of 100 William street streeli New NewYork NewYork NowYork
York It is the largest concern ever or organized orgtUlized organized ¬
ganized under u der the Delaware incorpora incorporation incorporation incorporation ¬
tion laws lawsThe lawsTho lawsTho
Tho directors are from New York San SanFrancisco SanFrancisco SeaFrancisco
Francisco and Oakland They are F W WSmith WSmith WSmith
Smith W V S Leevis Le wl R G Hanford HanfordGavin HanfordGavin HanfordGavin
Gavin McNab U I W W Seabriskio Seabrl kie W V R RAlborger RAlborger RAlborger
Alborger and Dennis Searloe Harry W WDavis WDavis V VDavls
Davis is the necessary neco sary resident ro 1dnt Delaware Delawaredirector Deiwaredirector Delawaredirector
director directorThe directorJho directorrho
The purposes as set forth in the thecharter thecharter
charter cover the equipment construe construetion construcUonTand conliltruetlon
I tlon UonTand and operation of railroads steam steamship st8 steamship I11 I11ship ¬
ship lines lIm electric light power and tree traction traotion treetion ¬
tion lines water for domestic purposes purposesand PUrpOi08and purposesand
and irrigation building and operating operatingwharves operatlnswbftrves operatingwharves
wharves docks and warehouses warehousesThe wareooWle8The warehousesThe
The operating offices will be b in San SanFrancisco Sanlirnnclsco SanFrancisco
Francisco and Oakland Mr Soabriskie Soabriskiewas Soobrlaklewas Soabriskiewas
was compelled to go from Wilmington Wilmingtonto Wtlml ton tonto
to Dover tonight In an automobile a around arourd around
round trip of 100 miles to get the char charter charter chartsr ¬
ter from Secretary S retary of State Smithors SmithergThe SmithorsThe SmithorsThe
The fee paid tho State is 110100 110100Largest no1OOLargest 110100Largest
Largest Morning Circulation
Evades the Subject When Fellowcitizens Gather Gatherin Gatherin
in Town Hall of Greenwich Conn
Greenwich Conn Dec 30 3Q5 As Billy BillyRich BUlyRIch BillyRich
Rich the chief of police of Greenwich Greenwichput Greenwichput Groenwichput
put it it came like a blow from an un unwrapped unwrapped unwrapped ¬
wrapped wet woakfiah in the face when whenLink whenLink whenLink
Link StefTcns stood up at the annual annualbanquet annualbanquet annualbanquet
banquet of the CommonewalUi Club New NewBritain NewBritain NewBritain
Britain Conn three weeks ago and gold goldthis saJdthis saidthis
this about his own borne village of ofGreenwich orGreenwich ofGreenwich
Greenwich Conn ConaGreenwich ConnGreenwich ConnGreenwIch
Greenwich is as corrupt as any city in inthe inthe inthe
the United States StatesLink StateLink StatesLink
Link Steffens is the wallknown muck muckraker muckraker muckraker
raker He prefers to bo known how however however however ¬
ever as Lincoln StefCens magazine magazinewriter magazinewritor magazinewriter
writer and publicist and when wh n the magazine mag magazine masdnc ¬
azine dnc writer and publicist went to the theextreme theextreme theextreme
extreme of making remarks at this Com Commonwealth Commonwoalth Commonwealth ¬
monwealth Club dinner at New Britain Britainabout Britainabout Britainabout
about his own Greenwich town the thetownship tiretownship tiletnwnehip
township arose ar05 from end to end endJust eooJust endJust
Just for that Link said Greenwich Greenwichyou GroenwlehYOU Greenwichyou
you come to the town hall Greenwich Greenwichon
on the night nl bt of Friday December 30 and andget andget I Igot
get heckled Make good your charges chargesand chargesand chargesand
and we shall appoint a n chairman and andone andona andone
one by one various speakers will arise ariseand UlS8and ariseand
and repudiate you youSo youSo youSo
So tonight Steffens appeared before a acrolvded acrlivded afItvded
crolvded fItvded house houseBefore hou houseBefore e eBerore
Before Link come over to Ute town townnail townball townhall
nail from his home in Sound Beach it itwas ItWIIS Itwas
was learned that for many months almost al almost almost ¬
most years ye rs Link bas been going aroundGreenwich around aroundGreenwich aroundGreonwich
Greenwich telling its citizens that the thetown thetown thetown
town is corrupt The village didnt mind mindthis mindthis mindthis
this however until Link began to talk talkabout talkabout talkabout
about Greenwich outside the town limits limitsWhen lImitsWhen limitsWhen
When he appeared tonight Link had hadon badon hadon
on a sack suit and a soft OCt rolled collar collarand collarand collarand
and butterfly tie They picked Hoary HonryDayton Henr HenrDayton HoaryDayton
Dayton as chairman and there was a ayoung ayoung ayoung
young fellow on the stage who hPd a apiece 0 0pioce apiece
piece of chalk and drew pictures as Link Linktalked LInktalked Linktalked
talked Ho mado a square with the word wordgas wordsns wordgag
gas in the middle of it and next to the thegns thegnS thegas
gns square was another one with water waterand walerand waterand
and electric light written in it It Link Linktalked Linktalked Linktalked
talked about corruption in Philadelphia PhiladelphiaDenver PhiladelphiaDenver
Denver San Francisco St Louis Loui and andPittsburg andPittsburg
Pittsburg Link said that there Is a amovement amovement amovement
movement now going on in the United UnitedStates UnitedStAt UnitedStates
States StAt which is the greatest movement movementsince movementsince
since tho elimination of black slavery slaveryHo slaveryHo slaveryHo
Ho said too that some one named Aid Aidrich Aldrich Aidrich
rich stands for special interests Link Linkbegan Linkbegan Linkbegan
began to talk about the corruption among amongthe amongthe amongthe
the fanners of Alabama when Ernest ErnestThompson ErnestThompson
Thompson Seton Setonanothor another magazine l a ine writer writerfrom writortram writerfrom
from Coscob got up back of a post and andyelled andyolled andyelled
yelled yelledAnd yolledAnd yelledAnd
And so It wont till Link finished hl hispeech his hisspeech hl8Pftch
speech which wblohlasted lasted from rom S aclock until untilat untilat untilat
at irOg train was almost duo He asked askedthe askeqthe askedthe
the crowded hall to vote oto for or against againstthe K1instthe againstthe
the motion Resolved That Greenwich Greenwichis
is tho most corrupt town In the United UnitedStates UnitedStatos UnitedStates
States StatesThere StatosThere StatesThere
There was a a pause of many moments
CoL E H IL Baker BaJ finally got up sad ad said saidthat MIdthat saidthat
that he was wa one of a crowd not yet ready readyto readyto readyto
to vote on any such motion w nM Thecolonel nMcolonel he hecolonel
colonel said that he was not yet ready readyto r88dyto readyto
to go 0 to this th extreme The colonel thought thoeshtthat tbo thoughtthat bt btthat
that Link should have told the audience audiencewhat audiencewhat udttmCewhat
what was wrong with Greenwich rather ratherthan ratherman ratherthan
than devote hours to the corruption of ofcities ottI ofdtiee
cities tI lying between Eastport Ma and andPortland andPort1a andPortland
Portland Port1a d Oreg The general impression impressiongathered imprGSl impresilongathered on ongathered
gathered was that although some favored favoredLJnk fNr favoredLink d dLink
Link and some did not the whole ques question queslion question ¬
tion still remained up in the air airKAISEE airKAISER airKAISER
Wilhelm Sees Son in Bout at Royal RoyalPalace RoyalPnIncc e ePalaco
Palace PalaceBerlin PnInccBorlln PalacoBerlin
Berlin Dec 3a 30 Kais raiser r frtmekn WmtImh has s in increased mocaas la lacreased ¬
creased creased ocaas tho points of f resemblance o between be betwoan bctWG
twoan tWG n himself an Theodore Roosevelt by bysuddenly byaud bysuddenly
suddenly aud onb figuring as Ii a patron of the sport sportOf spOrtof sportof
Of boxing boxJD Oscar one of the Emperors Emperorsson EMpororCM Faeperorssons
son sons CM bBs been practicing the manly art artI artIn artin
I in a sporting academy The young man manI m mtfrtprevailed b bprovai1cd
I prevailed en his father to attend a astiff astiffbout stilt stiltbout stif stifbout
bout today in the royal castle where he heand hoand 1 1and
and bin trainer exchanged excbanpclpllllChes punches and andjabs a d djabs djabs
jabs in the most approved appro style tn n toe toepresonco mem theyresenco
presonco m onc of the royal family familyThe tamllJThe familyThe
The discovery dl eovery that the Kaiser is not notI notIerse notaverse
I averse aV Ierse rse to boxing within the palace where whereI Wb whoresport 8 8sport
I sport has hitherto been frowned frownon on is a aI 116urpmo asurprise
I surprise to Berlin BerlinCOVEtfAUT BerlinCOVENANT BerlinCOVENANT
Semiannual Election Hold at Ilall Ilallin nf111In UsIlin
in Georgetown GeorgetownCovenant Geor GeorgetownCovenant cton ctonCovenant
Covenant Lodge No 13 L 1 O O F Fheld Fh Fiteld
held h 1d its semiannual election Eleetloaot of ofSara ofSarain etl ern ernin 13 13In
in Odd Fellows Hall Georgetown G WI1 Thurs Thursday Thurad8Y Thursday ¬
day nightThe night nightThe nlJat 0 0Tho
The officers elected for 0 the earning earningterm 8111iUingtonn ensuingterm
term wore James J mM H Ruth noble grand grandHonry grIJ grIJHonl grandHenry
Henry Honl EhrMch vice v1c grand A J S SDlxon SDJxon SDixon
Dixon recording secretary John W Ar Arnatt Arnatt Arnett
natt financial finll l secretary W C 1 Lens Lnctreasurer L Lenstreasurer n ntroa
treasurer troa uror W V C Barr W E Clapp J JJ JCherr JJ
J Cherry Cherr J M Pmatt A J S Dixon DixonHenry DixOnHoory DixonHenry
Henry Weber E W Burdette H W WSolan WSolnh WSouth
South and Charles W Sherier repro representatives reprosentgtives ¬
sentatives to the Grand Lodge LodgePeru Lod5Peru l lPeru
Peru and Ecuador to Clash ClashLondon Clns11London ClashLondon
London Dec 31 31TJ1e SL The The Lima corre correspondent oorrcspondont nee neespondont ¬
spondont of the Times says the Peruvian Peruvianauthorities Peruvianauthorities vtan vtanauthorid8
authorities are convinced that Ecuador Ecuadorwill E Ecuador Ecuadorwill Uador UadorwIU
will Hot accept the advice of the tb medlat mediating medlatJIS medlattag ¬
tag JIS powers to submit the boundary dill dispute dillpule depute ¬
pute to The Hague tribunal gad D that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the result will be a war The ThoDOWS ThoDOWSpapOni news newspapers newspapers ¬
papers are urging ll lng the government sovwnmouttopre sovwnmouttopreJdro to pre prepare prepare ¬
pare for hostilities hostilitiesW
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