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Probably fair to-day and to-
morrow ; light variable winds.
NO. 1689.
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Capital Dignified and Orderly on Sunday,
They Assert, Despite Charges of
Presbyterian Assembly.
Sabbath desecration is less prevalent in Washington than in any
iither great city of the United States. This rs the answer which seems
to come with practical unanimity from every quarter of the Capital in
'answer to the strictures placed upon the city by the report of the spe
cial committee on Sabbath observance laid before the session of the
-Presbyterian General Assembly at
In this report the committee dwelt at
length upon the so-called general disposi
tion on the part of people in Washlng
'toa to ignore the Fourth Commandment.
It waa alleged that In no city was Sabbath-breaking
so flagrantly Indulged in or
bo openly practiced as In the Nation's
It was charged that saloons were run
wide open, that the Sunday newspapers
were cried at all hours of the day, that
"Washington society failed to recognize
any difference between the first and any
subsequent day of the week in its recep
tions, muslcales, luncheons, dinners, and
teas: that contractors worked their em
ployes on Sunday whenever they chose,
and that theaters and picture shows ran
at their own sweet will.
Regarding the Sunday observance laws,
Inspector Gessford, acting chief of police,
said last night:
"A whole lot that the Presbyterian As
sembly has heard about Washington is
true and a whole lot more of it is un
true. The particular charges about the
open saloon are altogether out of line
with the facts. The saloons of Wash
ington close at midnight on Saturday
night. They do not reopen until the legal
hour on Monday mocning. Such lUjors
and wines and beers as are dispensed in
the hotel dining rooms are sold under the
existing law and the conditions in the
city have never suggested to us the de
sirability of amending them, for it Is not
thought these laws have ever been seri
ously abused.
Open Within I. am.
"The open thoaters are open within the
law. The entertainments are not In the
nature of plays or operas, but simply
' lectures, many of them on sacred sub
jects The nickelodeons and ten-cent
theaters are permitted to remain open
for seven hours of the Sunday evening.
They have never been productive of
either immorality or disorder.
"The selling; of Sunday newspapers on
our streets is permitted by the law. Com
plaints against the sale of newspapers
have never been seriously made or
berlously entertained by the police. The
police are privileged to stop "any newj
bov who makes a nuisance of himself.
"AH in all. Washington Is an orderly
and a dignified city on the Sabbath, and
if there Is any doubt about it some of
the critics of the city might do well to
look Into the police records of cities of
similar Size for Monday morning police
court cases brought about through dis
orderly conduct, drunkenness, and the
like, on the preceding hunday.
Rev Dr Wallace Radcliffe, pastor of
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church,
expressed the opinion that in the matter
of orderliness and Sabbath quiet Wash
ington was comparable with other cities
of its size
"At the same time." said Dr Radcliffe.
"there are evils to be corrected. In a
way the people of the Union come to
look upon Wellington as a city which
should furnish a model of conduct for
a nation. This Washington Is not doing
in the matter of tho observance Of the
Sabbath by the smart set There ib no
doubt about it that the tendency toward
Sabbath-breaking is increasing here. The
example set by the ultrafashlonable is
spreading through the other social fac
tions of the city. There Is not that Sun
day peace and Sunday quiet in the homes
of the fashionable that Is In keeping
with either the letter or the spirit of
the commandment- 'Remember the Sab
bath day and keep it holy.' "
Other Cltlen Guilty.
"I doubt if Washington is more guilty
In the matter of Sabbatli desecration
than any other Eastern city," said Rev.
Herbert Scott Smith, D. D , rector of St.
Margaret's Protestant Episcopal Church.
"I mean In tho matter of the non
obscrvanco of the day by those engaged
In mercantile pursuits. Perhaps Boston is
moro orderly on Sunday than is Wash
ington, and on the other hand there Is
practically no difference between Wash
ington and the near-by cities of Baltimore
and Philadelphia
"I do not think that the infractions of
tho Sunday closing ordinance by the
saloonkeepers arc cither numerous or fla
grant. So far as the abuse of the Sab
bath by the social element is concerned,
there is no doubt that we are growing
every year less and less strict in our ob
servance of Sunday. I think It Is to be
deplored, but I do not think that the non
church members should be expected to
place a strict acceptation on the observ
ance of Sunday when members of the
churches members of nearly all the
churches are lax In their observances.
"They cannot expect too much of the
nonmomber when they are careless them
selves. Reform in the conduct of the
world toward Sunday mast come from
wKhIn tho church rather than from tho
preisure of tho church upon the non
church member. If the churches would
have Influence and eximplo to work for
them they should Institute these Influ
ences and set these examples among
themselves first.
"Set Upon a Hill."
"Tho riason why Washington Is made
thus the subject for so rigid a eriUclsm
Is because tho nation Is Inclined to look
upon it3 Capital as 'a city set upon" a
hill "
Mgr. James F. Mackln, pastor of St.
Paul's Roman Catholic Church, said:
"Tho observance of Sunday In Wash
ington is as orderly and as dignified as
J in any city of similar size in the United
' States. Sunday Is a, day of rest and re
laxation. This does not imply that Sun
day should be o, day of torpor. I do not
think that the normal and healthy In
door or outdoor amusements of the peo
ple should be Interfered with. I have
(Sever observed the open saloon or bar
.room in Washington on Sunday. The
' See Our Ad. on Page 3.
SThos. X Fisher Co., 738 15th Street N. W.
Atlantic City,
Section 2. Article X. of the Po
lice Regulations of the Dlstriot
of Columbia, reads as follows:
"No person within the District
of Columbia shall make any noise
or outcry for the purpose of ad
vertising' wares or attracting the
attention or Inviting' the patron
age of any person for any ve
hicle or any business whatsoever;
provided, however, that newsboys
may cry their newspapers be
tween the hours of 6 a. m. and S
p. m. on secular days of the week
but not otherwise. Provided fur
ther that newsboys may at other
necessary hours cry extra edi
tions of newspapers on extraordi
nary occasions. Provided further
that this section does not apply
to auctioneers.
sen-Ices of the churches are not dis
turbed with the alleged raucous cries of
the newsboys. I do not think there is
so much of building or excavating or
other manual labor carried on In the
city as is Inferred by the report. I have
not known of this form of Sabbath
breaking In Washington. The charge la
news to me."
Introduced by Diplomats.
Sunday entertaining has become a fea
ture in Washington society of late years
In fact, since the new century began. The
foreigners who come as members of the
diplomatic corps Introduced it. They
were followed and helped by New York
ers who have taken up their residence
in Washington for the serial seasons.
Sunday festivities arc not indulged in
by the official and resident set in Wash
ington, as a rule. True, there are some
cf both, as ihcre are in all circles, who
have exercised their individual tastes,
but as a class the officials are a church
going, conservative class. They hold
to the teachings of their ancestors, and
observe Sunday as a day of church-going
and rest from even the exertion of
Pleasure seeking.
The President and Mrs. Taft, as well
as ail their predecessors, are of the same
mind. The Vice President and Mrs. Sher
man are among those who never accept
01 extend Sunday Invitations, nor do the
Secretary of State and Mrs Knox, or the
retiring Secretary of War and Mrs. Dick
inson. The Speaker of the House of Repre
sentatives and Mrs. Champ Clark are
also of this class, as are Gen, John W.
Foster, former Secretary of State and
former special envoy to China and
Mexico, and his family; the Chief Justice
and Mrs Edward D. White", Mr. Justice
and Mrs Harlan. Mr. Justice and Mrs.
McKenna, former Senator and Mrs. AH
rich, former Representative and Mrs. J.
Van Vechten Olcott, of New York: Gen.
and Mrs Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. Thomps
Nelson Paije. Mrs Lelter. Mrs. John Hay,
Dr. and Mrs E. K. Goldsborough, Rear
Admiral and Mrs. Schley, and Rear Ad
miral and Mrs. Craig.
Belce In Dny of Rest.
Mrs John W. Foster said she and Gen.
Foster had always observed an old-fashioned
Sunday. They regretted there were
so many good people who had not the
same feelings on the subject, and did not
observe Sunday even as a day of rest,
which they believed every ono needed.
Mrs. Champ Clark said she and the
Speaker had been raised with the strictest
observance of the Sabbath, and while
they now observe a modification of these
early teachings, they never accept Invi
tations for luncheons, dinners, or recep
tions on Sunday.
Miss Mabel Boardman. Intimate friend
Continued on Pane 2, Column B.
Barbers Are Driving Men to
Shave Themselves.
St. Louis, May 21. The International
organjzer of the International Union of
Barbers has put the ban on tipping of
the wlelders of the razor. He has Just
returned from a tour of the United States
and says that tipping Is ruining the busi
ness, as men are shaving themselves,
rather than run the gantlet of tips.
Either barbers must taboo tipping, he
says, or lose their occupation.
Ncniier, Court Physician, Is
Called to Godollo.
Vienna, May 21. On top of the recent
rumors regarding the health of the Aus
trian Emperor, there was much excite
ment to-day when It was learned that
Prof. NeuBser, court physician, had been
called suddenly to Godollo, where the
Emperor now is. He left to-day.
An official says that nothing Is the mat
ter with Francis Joseph. It Is said that
the Emperor received several visitors at
Godollo to-day.
1.00-Fredrlck, KeedrsrUIr, and
Hagerstown and return, Sunday, 'May
2S. .Baltimore and Ohio R. R. Special
train leaves Union Station 8 a. m.
Full Text of the Measure Which Will Be "Unanimously Reported
to the Senate To-day by the Senate District Committee and
Placed Upon, the Calendar for Action.
For the proper observance of Sunday as a day of rest in the
District of Columbia.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of v
the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it
shall be unlawful for any person or corporation in the District of
Columbia on the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday,
to labor at any trade or calling, or to employ or cause to be em
ployed his apprentice or servant in any labor or business, except
in household work or other work of necessity or charity, and except
also newspaper publishers and their employes, and except also public-service
corporations and their employes, in the necessary sup
plying of service to the people of the District : Provided, That per
sons who are members of a religious society who observe as a
Sabbath any other day in the week than Sunday shall not be liable
to the penalties prescribed in this'act if they observe as a Sabbath
one day in each seven, as herein provided.
Sec. 2. That it shall be unlawful for any person in said Dis
trict on said day to engage in any circus, show, or theatrical per
formance: Provided, That the provisions of this act shall not be
construed so as to prohibit sacred concerts, nor the regular business
of hotels and restaurants on said day ; nor to the delivery of articles
of food, including meats, at any time before 10 o'clock in the morn
ing of said day from June 1st to October 1st; nor to the sale of
milk, fruit, confectioner', ice, soda, and mineral waters, news
papers, periodicals, cigars, drugs, medicines, and surgical appliances ;
nor to the business of livery stables, or other public or the use of
private conveyances; nor to the handling and operation of the
United States mail.
Sec. 3. That any person or corporation who shall violate- the
provisions of this act shall, on conviction thereof, be punished by
a fine of not more than ten dollars, or by imprisonment in the jail
of the District of Columbia for not more than ten days, or by both
such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.
Sec. 4. That all prosecutions for violations of this act shall be
in the police courts of the District of Columbia and in the name of
the District.
President's Action ltfay In
dicate Mental Decline.
Special to The Washington Herald.
Mexico City, May 21. Fierce fighting
is reported going on at Tehuacan, the
famous health resort, eighty miles from
this city, but details have not reached
Rebels appeared In large bands on the
hills surrounding Mexico City this after
noon, and the suburbs were terrorized,
until several battalions of federal troops
drove the Insurrectos back into the hills.
There is much uneasiness over tho fear
that the rebels will begin raiding before
Flgueroa can get here.
One thousand federal soldiers gathered
at Cuernavaca to-day. A special Red
Cross train has left for that city. The
peace commission went out from Cuerna
vaca and met Manuel ae Ascunsujo at
the head of 4,000 rebels, near Punete do
Ixtla. Ascunsulo promised to respect the
armistice, but expressed fear that Flg
ueroa would reject it, and, as he Is un
der Flgueroa's orders, he would have to
obey if the decision was for war.
lula, In the state of Hildas, is in the
hands of the rebels. Despite the armis
tice, tho government moved troops in
train of armored cars near lula this
morning, The train received 200 shots
from the rebels in ambush, but pulled
Diaz denies, in an open telegram, the
story published In New York that he
has money deposited with Lazard Bros.,
and offers to bet the story Is false.
There are many comments here on the
President's action In making this sport
ing proposition. People here are hinting
at the mental decline of Diaz.
Monterey. Mexico, May 21. American
refugees from Torreon, who have Just ar
rived here, bring tales of a massacre ov
Chinese in that city by a mob of Mexi
cans who took possession of the town
following its capture by a band of rebels
last Sunday.
As soon as the rebels won their vic
tory a mob filled tho streets and began
looting and murdering. They killed twen-ty-flve
Chinese in the railroad eating
house and killed many more in other
parts of the town.
The mob made an attack upon the Chi
nese bank for the purpose of robbing it of
several hundred thousand dollars that
were stored in Its locked vaults. Several of
the wealthier members of the Chinese
colony had taken refuge in the bank
building, and they defended the bank so
vigorously that the mob withdrew, but
not until several of the defenders hau
been killed.
Fearing that their lives were In dan
ger, many Americans fled from the town,
some of them making their wav Into
the country on hand cars and on fo9t.
Rexes' "Wife 111 in Paris.
Havana, May 2L Gen. Bernardo Reyes,
who is stopping at the Hotel Seville.
was greatly shocked this afternoon on
receipt of a cablegram announcing the
serious Illness of his wife, whom he left
In Paris, He kept to his apartments all
day, receiving visits from the Mexican
Minister and various Mexican residents
In Havana. He is still walUng for fui
ther orders from the secretary of war.
$1.00 Southern Railway fX6
Soaday Excursion Fares, v .
Washington, Alexandria to Btuemont
and Intermediate points and return, ef
fective May 28. Trains leave Washing
ton 8:55 a, m. (Ltd.) and 90S a, m. (local).
Thankful Mariners Attack
First Square Meal.
(Dr a Staff Cfotrcspoodait.)
New York, May 21. If the present sen
timent of a large number of the members
holds until to-morrow, a special com
mittee of the Chamber of Commerce of
Washington will pay Its respects to
Mayor Gaynor before noon.
The suggestion, made on the trip up
from Norfolk this morning, met wltn
Instant favor, and a large number of the
excursionists who had Intended return
ing to Washington by the night train de
cided to remain over, in hopes that such
action would be taken.
Their ardor undampened by a pro
tracted stay on board the Old Dominion
steamship Madison, the excursionists,
ninety-one strong, plied into New York at
7:30 o'clock to-night, four hours late.
Ed Graham, bearing all the odium that
attached to the ancient mariner, was
blamed for a tardy, fog-bound voyage.
The voyagers were Inclined to believe
that what Graham Introduced as a bald
eagle victim of his marksmanship yes
terday was. In fact, a descendant of the
famous albatross of Coleridge's poem.
The ship with its sweltering cargo of
Chamberltes lay in dock Matt Horn called
It the original "dry" dock for four hours
after the announced hour for departure
last night in order to take on board all
its freight.
There was enough fun on tho way up.
George O'Connor, Dan Callahan, Ed Gra
ham, and others got up a song service In
the music room. Besides O'Connor's
song a poem by Julius Lansburgh, recited
under difficulties, and a couple of stories
by Ed Joyco contributed to the enter
tainment. At tho end of the fun Capt. Oyster an
nounced George O'Connor and Matt Horn
as the prize winning entertainers, and in
the name of the' Chamber presented
O'Connor with a traveling toilet kit and
Horn with a traveling bag.
On reaching New. York the party piled
Into waiting automobiles and were driven
to the Hotel Martinique, where a hungry
bunch sat down to dinner.
Those who returned to Washington last
night left on the midnight train. A
large number decided to stay over until
Monday afternoon.
The Morning Paper
Has the Last Word to Say to
the Shopper.
The Washington Herald
Has the Largest Morning
Corporation to Control Kail
ways and Lighting.
Special to The Washington Herald.
New York, May 21. At a meeting to
bo held to-morrow In the offices of Frank
Gould, the majority of the street rail
ways, electric lighting 6ystems, and wa
terpower rights of Virginia will all be
merged Into one company, of which Mr.
Gould will be the principal owner and
probably the president.
This will mean that Gould, owning, as
he does, nearly all the valuable water
power rl.qhts of the State of Virginia,
will also have supreme control of the
entire light and traction situation.
Frank J. Gould is tho youngest son of
the late Jay Gould, and now, at a little
more than thirty years of age, has prob
ably doubled tho fortune of $12,000,000
Inherited from his father by his various
Investments In Virginia, which he now
seeks to have under ono hand.
Tho new company will be incorporated
under the laws of Virginia, and will be
known as tho Virginia Railway and
Power Company, and will own nearly 300
miles of street railways, together with
all the llgnting systems.
It is thought that the gross earning
capacity of the new company will be
about $5,000,000 a year
Trenton. N. J.. May 31. The
hobble skirt has caused much in
convenience to the fair sex. and
in somo instances have resulted
in causing serious accidents, but
in this city It has caused the
United States government to do
away with the high, narrow steps
loading Into the post-offlce build
ing. Tho fair Trentontans have tak
en to tho hobble skirt like a duck
to the water, so that hobble skirts
aro the cause of the removal of
the post-offlce steps. When the
women who were "hobbled"
walked up the post-offlce stairs,
they did so with fear and. trepida
tion. The minions of Uncle Sam
have noticed., with what fear the
ladles entered the post-offlce since
the new skirts made their ap
pearance, and a hurry call to
Washington started the work of
removal and the building of new
steps with a lower rise and a
great depth.
Machine Falls at Kursk, Russia, In
juring 100.
Odessa, Maya. An aeroplane fell In a
crowd at Kursk to-day, injurilng 100
persons, of whom tlvo are dying.
Entire Family "Wiped Out by Acci
dent in Ohio.
Newark, Ohio, May 21. Dennis Dod
son, aged thirty-flve: his wife, Helen,
twenty-eight. and their daughters,
Edith and Helen, aged five and seven,
respectively, were killed to-day when a
horso they were driving to a buggy be
came frightened and Jumped In front of
a rapidly approaching car at Voorhees
lane, seven miles west of here. The
entire family was wiped out by the ac
Delegate from All Parts of Union
nt Annual Convention.
N):w York. May 21. The twenty-fifth
annual convention of B'rlth Abraham be
gan to-day In Tammany Hall with 1,022
delegates from 610 lodges of the United
States, Including fourteen women. The
organization has a membership of 150,290
and Is the largest Jewish fraternal
society In tho world.
Judge Leon Sanders, the grand master,
presided. Gov. Dlx, who had been in
vited to attend, was unable to be present.
The grand master's report had a recom
m'cuuatlon to the Jews to become mem
bers of the society for their mutual bene
fits. The convention is to last three days.
See Oar Ad. on Page 3.
Thos. J. Fisher Co., 73S 15th Street N.
French Premier Probably Fatally Hurt as Re
sult of Accident on Aviation
Field at Issy.
French Capital in Gloom as Result of Disaster When.
Big Monoplane Strikes Group of Cabinet
Members and Other Officials.
Paris, May 21. Henri Maurice Berteaux, minister of war, was
killed and Antoine Ernest Monis, premier and minister of the interior,
was probably mortally injured as the result of an accident at the start
of the Paris-to-Madrid aviation race at the drill grounds at Issy les
Moulineaux at dawn this morning. Fifty thousand French people with
the holiday spirit and in holiday attire awaited the start in the cold
of the early morning.
The first to get away was Naval Lieut. Conneau, flying under the
pseudonym of Andre Beaumont, because he is on leave of absence, he
ascending at 5 :10. He was followed by Roland G. Garros, who has just
returned from flying in the United States, and who in turn wa9 followed
by Gibert. All were using Bleriot machines. The crowd was cheering
the men who got away, when in the clearing morning light Traine, the
new aviator, was to be seen approaching the drill ground with a pas
senger, Bonnier, in his machine. He was flying a steel monoplane, built
and patented by himself, and as he circled to try his motor it was to be
seen that something was wrong.
As Traine arose, the premier, the min
ister of war, and other notables, not
being able to see from the stand of honor,
moved nearer to the starting line. The
crowd followed.
The crush was tremendous, and It was
necessary to call for another squadron
of cuirassiers to ride upon them and
.keep back the throng.
Traine was shutting off his motor and
Drenarine to alight directly over the
horsemen as they rode upon the field.
In order to avoid striking them, Traine
shot into the air again. He was unable
to see the group of notables Just on the
other side of the horsemen. Having clear
ed the cuirassiers, Traine slanted toward
the earth again and dashed headlong Into
the crowd beyond.
Minister of War Berteaux was dead
ahead of the machine. The propeller
caught his right arm, which he had raised
to fend off the blow, and In a second
had torn the member from the body. M.
Berteaux was killed Instantly.
Premier In Unconclou.
Premier Monis was burled beneath the
machine and was unconscious when lifted
from the ground. Both bones of his
right leg and all of the bones of his
nose were broken, his scalp was fright
fully torn, and upon examination It was
found that he was suffering from Internal
Injuries In the abdominal region. He
was carried at once to his home.
The body of the dead war minister was
taken to the ministry. The torn arm
Officer of State Quickly Halts All Attempts at Sab
bath Breaking, While Town Police Fail to
Find any Work to Do.
Mount Rainier, Md.. started out to break
the Sabbath again yesterday morning,
but Constable Thomas Unsworth. of
Brentwood, put the quietus on Mount
Ralnter's Jag of labor.
Constable Unsworth plodded over from
Brentwood at 6 o'clock. The first thing
to greet his eyes was a man preparing to
paint a chicken house.
"Cut that out." bawled the constable.
"Cut what out?" demanded tho Mount
Rainier man.
"That working on tho Sabbath," an
swered Unsworth. "Cut It out now. or
I'll slap into the calaboose at Hyattsville
so quick It will make your head swim."
"Who in er-er - Who do you think;
you are?" shouted the Mount Rainier
"I'm a duly qualified officer of the sov
ereign State of Maryland." answered the
constable, "and If I see you lay a lick
John Graham, of Mttiursr, was
Rated as Millionaire.
Pittsburg, May 21. John Graham, tho
millionaire bartender at Johnnie Newell's
famous cafe and gambling resort, died
to-day from Injuries received In an auto
mobile accident. Graham was Newell's
partner In many bli gambling; coups, and
both are known tho country over.
Graham gambled his way to immense
wealth In a romantic career. He- was
on intimate terms with several Pittsburg
millionaires, and through his dealings
with and for them acquired some years
ago the title of the pet of the financial
district, j near which Newell's place ta
located. The automobile In which he
met his death was one which he won on
a bet.
Doable blanket washed with Ivory Soap
and dried lrr the open air, E0 cents.
Tolman Laundry, 'Phone Main 2580.
was sewed on and the body cmbalmedb
late this afternoon.
Premier Monis is reported to be bear
ing up bravely, and though suffering in
tensely he nevertheless Insisted on sign
ing several urgent state papers, and, al
though the race was ordered discon
tinued, M. Monis commanded that" It
"go on.
The committee of the Aero Club of
France, which controls the race, tho
prize for which was offered by the Petit
Parlsien. Is now considering Just what
action to take.
M. Monis is slxty-fivo years old and his
recovery, though possible, is considered
doubtful. Official Paris Is enveloped In
gloom. The fetes In honor of the King
of Servia, who Is coming on Monday,
have been declared off and the decora
tions have been removed from the war
office and the foreign office, where Kins
Peter Is to be domiciled.
Reception Called Off.
The circumstance Is considered moro
than unfortunaate for King Peter, as
Paris is the only European capital to ac
cord him royal honors. But France re
members Peter as enlisting as a private
in the Foreign Legion in the Franco-Prussian
war and winning decoration of the
Legion of Honor on the battlefield. Hi3
reception was planned not only as a
honor to the King of a neighboring
state, hut also as an honor to a soldier
of France.
There was a pathetic scene at tho war
Continued on Pace 3, Column 3.
of that brush agin the side of that hen
house It'll cost you $20."
"Humph!" remarked the Mount Rainier
citizen. But he took the paint can back
Into the house.
After that Unsworth made a tour of
Mount Rainier. He stopped one man
from building a fence, made another quit
piling cordwood, and chased a woman
who wanted to mop oft the porch right
Inside the house. By S o'clock, there
wasn't a man or a woman in Mount
Rainier who did not know Unsworth was
on the Job. Mount Rainier was the dull
est town In Maryland yesterday. Judge
Arnold, to whom Constable Unsworth
was prepared to drag any recalcitrant
Sabbath-breaker, sat all day over in
Brentwood waiting for trouble, but he
waited In vain. Meanwhile, the new
Mount Rainier coppers, whom Mayor
Joseph Theophilus Kirk Plant appointed,
had nothing to do. By the time they
were out of bed Unsworth had done It all.
for them.
President' Aid Goes to Slake Plana
for Summer Season.
Beverley, Mass., May 21. MaJ. A. W.
Butt, President Taft's aid, accompanied t
by E. W. Smlthers, chief of the Whlto,
Houso telegraphers' staff, came here to
day and Inspected "Parrametta," tha'
estate the President and his family will
occupy this summer.
No decision has been arlved at as to
the location of the executive offices, butt
If Is thought that they will be in the j
Mason building, the same quarters oo-l
cupled two years ago. ' i
MaJ. Butt will occupy tho Woodbury;
cottage, aa he did last season. ,
Mrs. R. D. Evans, who owned the house
occupied by the President during; the past
two years, has presented him with the
desk and chairs he used there. It Is ex
pected that the Taft family will arriva
about July L

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