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The Herald has the largest
morning home circulation, and
prints all the news of the world
each day, 'in addition to many
exclusive features
Rain to-day- colder at night;
to-morrow cloudy and colder.
Temperatures yesterday Max
imum, 63; minimum, 48.
NO. 2296.
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Committee Will Respect President-elect's
Preference that
Dance Be Omited.
Chairman Eustis Will Read Letter This
Morning Special Meeting Is
Called for Monday.
President-elect Wilson's letter to In
augural Chairman W. C Eustis, vlrtuall)
disapproving of plans for an Inaugural
ball, was receded at committee head
quarters in the Ken YMIlard late last
night, but Mr Eustis has not received
It, and. therefore, plans for all the In
augural ceremoni-s are still halted.
Actual receipt of the letter, which was
published )esterdav. Is expected to bo
followed by statements trom Mr Eusfls
and. his subcommittee chairmen as tc
what plans would non be suggested
That the dance will be omitted con
linues to be the accepted belief, for while
-Mr Lustls, whoe communication from
Gov Wilson had not then been receUed
at headquarters, again dec'lned to com
ment upon the letter, it is known that he
has taken the petition that the wishes of
th President-elect will be respected
OHirinl. llnrUInc Time.
With the reception practicall) removed
from the realm of probablllt). the feasi
bility of a reception at the Capitol or
in some other place is prominentlv sug
gested But ofbclals and members of the
inaugural committee, which will hold a
special meeting Monda) to receive the
inter from the President-elect to Chair
man Lust" are markinr time
onrfrrsMonal committees, to which the
l'i 1 providing the use of the Penion
Office for the hall were referred, also
nre mil king time at the rvquest of the
inaugural committee The House Com
mittee on Public Buildings and Grounds
' esterdav had a hearing on the bill,
but put over a, decision.
The Congressmen who have been op
posed to allowing the inaugural commit
i"e lo ust the Pension Office were re
ported vesterda) to have been stmgth
ened In their adiere attitude b the let
ter from Mr WHscn
It was reported last night that mem
licrs of Congress would evince a, mur h
ppositlnn to the ue of the Capitol,
which was first suggested several weeks
ago. bj James D Preston, superintendent
of the Senate Press Galler), and has met
with much popular favor, as the) have
shown to the use of the Pension Office
Cltlzeni Ire DUitppolntrri.
While there has been a gracious abe)
nnce to the suggested preferences oMhe
1 resident elect, the people of "Washington
seemed greatl) disappointed that the In
augural ball probablv would be omitted
and there is apparent a general desire
thdt If the ball Is not held there be a
reception of some kind at which the
ctlzens of Washington may welcome
"The Major of the Capital '
Reports ent throughout the country
that the people of V ashlngton regret the
suggested omision of the ball mereh
because of a mercenar) Interest havi
v ed much resentment ?mong the cltf
sens of the Capital the ball has been
their welcome to each First Citizen and
his lad), and mone) has never been a
leal factor in the plans for It, the citi
zens declare.
The momentous question of what shall
' e done about the ball will be taken up
to day In a number of conferences be
tween the members of the committee
There Is to be a meeting of the in
rugurat committee Monday morning at
1' o clock, but before that time the mem-lx-rs
will consult among themselves and
l the time the meeting is opened there
p ohahl will be some suggestion to le
j ut before Hie bod) George K Hamil
ton chairman of the legislative commit
tee appeared before the House Commit
t -e on Public Buildings and Grounds
Jesterdaj morning and requested that
the hearing on the bill providing for the
t e of the Pension Office be postponed
urtll Tuesda) morning This will be
done, and the Senate committee has also
erased activities until some plan is sug
Festcd b) the inaugural committee.
Yesterday the nonappearance of Gov
W ilson s letter kept even gue"ses and
suppositions as to the probable pro
gramme of the inaugural ceremonies "up
In the air Most of the members of the
committee were loath to discuss the mat
ter or express themselves In the sllght
et detail as to what should be done until
the letter of the President-elect was
actually In the hands of the committee
There was one point, however, on which
c I wer.e agreed and that was that the
Inaugural ball, which for 100 years has
leen the accepted function at the In
duction of a President of the United
fciates, has now passed Into hlstorv That
the ball will bo stricken from the pro
pramme of Inaugural week there is little
A substitute Is now the point to be de
termined. Of these there are several un
official!) suggested )esterda), but the one
that met with the most general favor
was that of a Presidential reception.
This was suggested some time ago before
the bill asking for the use of the Pension
Office was Introduced Into Congress, bat
now It Is taken un again as the onl)
hope left
nCKeta Iteceptlon.
One of the exponents of this rorm of
fecial event for the inaugural Is Percy S
ester, chairman or the committee on
music at the ball He suggests that the
ball be turned Into a reception that shall
open with music for the first hour, a
reception b) the President probably rrom
8 until 10 3D o clock, and music again
from that time on td midnight.
Most of those who have favored th
reception idea have felt that It would
obviate the troublesome feature of over
renting the objection of Congress to the
tike of the Pension Office as the recep
tion could be held in tne rotunda ot tno
Capitol. Mr Foster does not hold this
"I have ever) respect for the wrlsh of
President-elect Wilson." said Mr. Fos-
ter. 'but 1 do not feel that he would
have any objection to the reception held
In the Pension Office. In the first place
the government would not suffer any
great loss b) giving over the building ror
few daya. True some little tlmeJwlll
H' jaM
-Photo by CllneJintf.
Chairnun of tbe iiuucural committee
be lost, but that time may easily be
made up again and then we must figure
on tins that we are Inaugurating a Pres
ident and not an Individual, and the gov
ernment should be wining to stand for
iomc little expense on thit account.
"There are. In m) mhid, serious objec
tions to tr)lng to hold even a reception
in the rotunda of the Capitol I ihave
never tested the building, but I feel
that the acoustic properties would male
music Impractical Fvcn footballs re
sound In that nrched place and I am
pretty certain that music especlall) by
a band would be an impossible Jumble
of sound I don t know what a big
crowd might ilo to Improve thl but I
don t care for the Idea at the best
Ohjrrts to Capitol.
"The rotunda of the Capitol is only an
extremlt) We will use that If we cant
get an) thing better We would have to
fall back on that. There Is no other
place In the cit) Convention Hall has
been suggested but tuat Is Impossible
The location and the fact that there is a
market place underneath the hall puts It
entire!) out of the question
The success of the concerts, now that
the Inaugural ball Is to be done away
with. ' an open question I am sure
don t know what to think of them There
would at least not be the objection to
holding the concerts In Convention Hall
that there would I to the reception)
that is even if we could get the hall,
which we cannot, now tint It has been
contracted for b) the Pennsylvania State
Several of the members of the commit
tee do not share Mr Foster's optimism
as to the cut with which Congress
could be brought to grant the use of the
Continued on Third 1'imr.
Friends in Ohio Send Word of Death
of Dr. Charles K. Austin, Against
Whom Charges Were Made.
A ord reai hed T aMilngton esterdaj
that Dr Chir.es K usttn who disap
peared oiler a trial l.ore Assistant
lostmqstr oeneral t-randtield drowned
hlirpelf In tfesillc, unto, wnere ne was
The charpes nsi'nst Austin were filed at
the time of the primaries. Atlidaits
were tiled with the department, setting
furth that he had tired harh language
In criticising the i'reMdent and he was
brought to Washington list s?aturda tor
trial Ills apparent consternation, to
gether with his ehement protects or in
nocence conlnced Grand Held that Aus
tin was suffering from wmc mental dis
turbance and the defendant was told
that the charges would be he'd In abey
ance and he was ordered home
Shortly thereafter his friends began
sending inquiries to ashington about
Mm and the Tost office Department be
came uneas Mr Gnndfield announced
that he was great! shocked when he re
ceied news this afternoon that Austin
bod) had been found In a small stream
near his home to which apparent!) he
neer returned after his trial here
The armj goat question has been set
a yolemn opinion rendered liy the
Jllrtcc .Advocate General of the Ann) '1
has been decided that t,oats ma be !?
Jtalb enlisted in the militarv service of
the United state and a, squad of them
soon will be established
The costs are desired it Fort Washing
ton. 11(1 . situated a few miles below
Washington on the Potomac rtlver
There has been much malaria there, and
the scheme was hit upon of having a
hfrd of goats turned loose on the post
reservation to eat up the long grass
which. It is bilievcd. fosters Oie mos
quitoes who carry the disease The Idea
was considered a good one, hut It has
taken much unwinding of red tape to
put It into execution
First, some one discovered that there
vas a groat deal of poison Ivj at the
fort, and It was feared that goats might
commit suicide unintentionally b eating
the poison Ivl. The Department of
.Agriculture was called upon to settle
this question and an expert ruled that
goats might tat poison Ivj If n mod
erationwithout Injurj to their Inferiors
It was admitted, however, that goats
cannot tat everything, and the depart
ment expert sa'd the army goats must
beware of mountain laurel In the spring
time when the laurel buds.
Then It was feared that the Var De
partment lacked authority to spend
money for the -purchase of goats Tho
situation was unprecedented, and a legal
opinion was asked The ruling now is
that the goats may proper be pur
chased If the money Is taken from the
appropriation for "care and mainte
nance of grounds' at Fort Washing
ton, j
Xcws Item With the ote in
Republican Progressrves to insure
President Says Farewell to All
Former Greatness at Ban-
quel in Philadelphia.
Praised by Cloter Club Members as
One Who Nobly Upheld
Ideals of Party.
Philadelphia. Jan 17 I am now
thoroughly resigned from the Presidency,
not so much from my own choice, but
from the choice and vote of the peo
ple '
Thus did President Taft sa farewell
to all. his former greatness before a
thousand members and guests of
Clover Club here to-night. When tho
laughter that greeted, this assertion had
died down the President continued
' But I want to remind vou that If the
Republican parti did go down to defeat
thev did so preventing a greater calam-
lt the vlctorj of tht- so-called Progres
vo part
Hero his words were drowned in wild
shouts ot applause that lasted full) five
minutes and when it subsided President
Taft warml) congratulated the Demo
cratlc partv on the victor. Haying It
had been well won and saving that It
ould find the government in nrst-class
condition due to a sixteen-year Repub
lican rule
The President was Introduced to tho
Clover Club Penns) ivanla s oldest Re
publican organization bj President
Burns who said the club ought to be
Droud to hae with it "The man, who
even If defeated did so much to uphold
the honor of the Republican party and
Its ideals"
Mnkrs Tlirrr Speeches.
President Taft and his part), which In
cluded Postmaster General Hitchcock
and 'Uncle Joe' Cannon arrived In
Philadelphia at 8 o'clock and went di
rectly to the Bellevue-Stratford HotcL
where he attended the Clover Club ban
quet, and also dropped in on tho din
ner of the Poor Richard and City Med
ical Clubs, held In the same building
The Chief Executive was everywhere
received with outbursts of enthusiasm
After his speech at the Clover Club the
President addressed the Medical Club
and later the Poor Richard Club.
An Inventor was arrested after he had
made several unsuccessful attempts lo
reach the President, but was released
when he showed that he merely wished
a brief Interview with the President re
girding an Invention He was permitted
to write a message to Mr laft-
After being Joined b Mrs Taft here
to-morrow, the President will go on to
Tew lork. where he will attend thre
more banquets to-morrow night.
Knulnnd Bin Women I.)m.
London. Jan 17 The Bar Association
bv an overwhelming vole to-da) ex
cluded women from practicing law at the
British bar The younger barristers fa
vored admitting the women, but the
senior counsel 'voted in a. body against
them. v
"Uncle Sim'i" Double Dies.
Hartford. Conn- Jan 17 Col Ells
worth 3L Phelps, vvho blocked traffic In
Penns)lvanla Avenue when he first
v islted "Washington. D C because of his
remarkable resemblance to the carica
tures of Uncle Sam. died at his home In
Windsor to-day after a short Illness.
Throuirii the Sonthland.
Fine, balmv weather is being enloved.
Just the kind for outdoor life. All re
sorts now open at Ashevllle, the Land of
the Sky; Augusta, Aiken, Summervllle.
Charleston, bavannah. Brunswick Flor
ida. Nassau, Otba Southern Railway of
fers excellent service Consult agents,
JOT 15th BL. and SOS F St. avr.
gflfe jii SpWtC""-5
the Senate close, President-elect Wilson will seek the support of the
the passage of progrcssne legislation during the coming Congress.
Baltimore, Jan 17 Eduard Kcllar.
without permanent address. Is In Jail
hero to-da) Just because he staged a
new corned) In Baltimore entitled "A
Tramp In the Bed or the Vewly "Neds"
If a necromancer had told Mr and Mrs.
David B Klrachner. 112 East Baltimore
Street, 'there will be a strange man In
a strange place.'V this prophesy would
theoreUcall) have come true Kcllar was
found by Mr and Mrs Klrsehner oit
their return lata last jilchf from tbtlr
honeymoon In tb(sjLOa'rao(cdownyiDras
oe43fn-We''ettaaT chaaibcr -"
Mrs. Genie Adolph Struck and
Knocked Down Near Home
in Southeast Section.
Screams Attract Passers-by and Man
Runs Police Hare Description
of Person.
Another brutal crime was added last
night to the growing list of outrages re
cently committed In the District when
an attempted assault was made upon
Mrs Genie Adolph of 1C7 A Street
Southeast about s JO o clock b)
unknown white man Mrs Adolph had
gone to the grocer) store about a square
from her home and was crossing
vacant lot between Fourteenth and
Fifteenth and A and B Streets South
east, when her assailant struck her In
the face, knocking her down The blow
onl) stunned Mrs Adolph ahd did. not
derrlve her of her senses Her screams
for help were heard by several men
passing along A Street. They rushed
across the lot In the direction of the
screams. The man. frightened bj Mra.
Auoipn s screams, took to his heels.
The men who were running, to assist
ner, seeing the man running awa). gave
chase, nut as the streets In the neigh
borhood are poorl) lighted the)' were un
able to follow The) returned to the
spot where the) had first seen the man
Hero the) found Mrs Adolph lying on
tne ground, still screaming They as
sisted her to her home, where It was
found that she was unharmed save for
a bruise where she had been struck and
unnerved owing to the shock She was
able to give n detailed description of her
Mrs Adolph s husband, who is a brlke-
man, was absent from home, but her
father and two small children were In
the house Her. father, although a man
of cons'derable ago. hurriedly left the
house to aid in the search for his daugh
ter's assailant. The entire neighborhood
was scoured, but no trace of the man
had been found up to an early hour this
Mrs Adolph gave a good description
of her assailant to the police list night
and Is sure that she can Identify him
Policemen W Ise, Kenney. Waters, and
Sergt, Furr, of the Fifth Precinct, were
detailed on the case
The citizens of the Southeast are great?
lv Incensed over the affair, and open!)
threaten to take the law In their own
nanas unless they are anorded more
said last night he expected his assocla
tlon to take Immediate steps to demand
more police protection and better lights
for the streets In the Southeast section.
"Unless we h'ave sufficient protection
these crimes are going to continue. This
Is the second outrageous crime com
mitted within the past month. I ex
pect the Southeast Democratic Associa
tion to take drastic steps in the mat
ttJtr, to "Baltimore aad Retnra.
Saturdays and Sundays, via Pennsyl
vania Railroad Tickets good returning
until 3 am. Monday. AH regular trains
xcept Congressional Limits.
poce prober W." Z RpresS ZU'0ZnZ IrT "V.7
nf th. sni.th.f n..-,,.!,. A.i.i"r.ppo.r'unlt lhat otteTa lts'f to beautify
wsf? strsY-
Kafan -Urges Beautifying of
" Cityin Address to Retail
J. Callahan Advocates Bringing
Manufacturing Plants to
tie City.
As an Illustration that Washington Is a
most prosperous and happy communit).
Representative Julius Kahn ot California,
at the second annual get-together din
ner of the Retail Merchants Association,
held at the Raleigh last night, mentioned
the fact that a new bank had been or
ganized In this city within thirty-six
hours and that over SLIjiXW worth of
stock had been subscribed In record time
Representative Kahn furthermore told
the retail merchants and their friends
and the people of Washington In general
that there Is not a more beautiful rity
in all thetworld than Washington and
that ever) citizen of the I nlted States,
no matter where he ma) live. Is proud
of the Cipltal Cit) or the nation. Rep
resentative Kahn laid partfcular emphasis
on the remark that hejs not one of those
who begrudge the appropriation of an)
funds set aside for public Improvement
In Washington or anywhere In this coun
try, as long as the great public is the
beneflclar). He pleaded for beautiful
JosErim STRsnunGF.n.
parks, streets, avenues, and squares, and
said that we must build for centuries and
not merel) for the present
Minnlil Drnntlf) Capital.
bjllevc. continued the speaker.
Washington I believe thst the area be
tween tne Capitol and the Union Station
should be converted Into a park. I be
lieve that the ara on the other side of
Pennsylvania Avenue should be acquired
and converted Into a public park."
bpt-aklng of the government of the
District, Representative Kahn said he
often believed that 'Washington should
Continued on Pace Klerven.
S1.23 Baltimore and Return..
Baltimore and Ohio.
Lvery Saturday- and SunIn. tinnrf m
return until Sam- train Monday All
trains both- ways.- lnchldlmr th.'nm.i
'' aKR0rtammmmm
Formal oath that he has not fought
a. duel nor accepted a challenge since
the adoption of the present Constitu
tion of Virginia, and that he will not
light & duel nor accept a. challenge, was
taken at Alexandria yesterday by Judge
Louis C Barley, beginning another term
on the bench In the Corporation Court. In
accordance with the ancient ceremonial
of Virginia.
The decdaratlon that he has not par
ticipated and will not participate in the
duello Is the most striking of the old
oath, which was taken before Clerk K.
8. Grenaway.
Judge Barley went on the bench In
1902, succeeding Judge J KN M. Morton,
resigned. He was elected by thev. Legis
lature In 1906 for a term of six years,
and now his term Is for a period ot eight
years, the Legislature having Increased
It two years.
Famous Prime Minister of
France Gets Chief Execu-
threship of Republic
News of Election Hailed with Great
Enthusiasm in Paris Dnel
Is ATertetL
Paris. Jan 17 Raymond Polncare,
France s famous prime minister, was
elected President ot France to-day for
tho next seven )ears b) XS votes, as
against '3 cast for his chief opponent.
M Pams. this on the second ballot, he
having won a moral vlctorv on the first
ballot, when he failed of election b) only
six votes
The news ot the election was received
with great enthusiasm in Paris. In
clubs, cafes, along the boulevards, at
ever) place where men congregate, no
such scenes have been witnessed since
the da)s when Gen. Boulanger was the
popular idol the difference being, how
e'ver. that a shodd) show man on a black
circus horse Is replaced In the hearts
of the people b) a sturdy state-man of
merited International reputation.
Versailles, ot Louis XIV and Maria
Antoinette, symbolical-of monarchy: Ver
sallJ wher Blzroar-Jc put down his
neary foot and demanded 1 CO) milliards
from bleeding, prostrate franco. Ver
sailles, where the Prussian King was
proclaimed the emperor-monarchlal
Versailles was modernized to-os) te
rfliiRe in th hlstnrlr nnlAce the nlntn
President of the 1-rench Republic had'
been elected Her Presidents, uncrowned
kings ot France, make a distinguished
line from Thiers to Fallleres.lncludlng as
the) do MacMahon, Grev), Carnot. Casl
m r-Perler, Felix Faure, and Loubet
A ote tn Gora-rons Ilnll.
The election took place in the mot
gorgeous hall in Europe, decorated with
be v res vases and goblin tapestries under
the direction of M Bernrct Minister ot
Finance Iwent) red waistcoated ushers
dratted for tne occasion rrom tn &en
ate and Chamber of Deputies show ed the
voters to their seats
s there Is one vacant seat In the en
te the number of senators voting was
The four vacant scats in the Cham
ber of deputUs reduced the number or
voting Deputies to KG. making the ab
solute majont) needed to elect tn
Man) Parisians regarded the election
v a great soclet) event and entertained
their friends at elaborate luncheon par
ties at the principal hotels. Among the
hcts and hostesses were the leadlne
members of the old nobllit) who have
hitherto kept aloof from Presidential
elections Their presence and interest
showed that at Ust I-ranee Is united to
face Europe, that so far as Frances re
lations with other countries are con
cerned. there Is no more Imperialist, no
more roalist. All are Irenchmen
How Opposition Dwindled.
Paul Deschanel put himself out of the
race b) a speech made after his election
ns president of the Chamber of Depu
ties, in which he tried to please ever)-
Dody. but satisfied no one The chances
oi Antonin Dulwst. pres dent of the
Senate, were spoiled bv Clemenceau tho
Warwick of rrenclt politics and wrecker
ot eignteen mlnlstrlen Clemenceau pub
lic!) flouted Dibost and told hit. fxiion.
Senators that their president had with
drawn nis candidature when such waa
not the case The supporters of the ven
erable RIbot, finding that their candidate
had no show, simp!) abandoned him.
slxt) -three Socialists voting for Valium,
former Communard, on the first Ueliot
This brought the struggle down to Poln
caro and Pams.
Senator Dubost was the prcidlng of
ficer to-da) In the national assembl)
After he had read the law regulating
tho nomination for Pre!rtdent and con
voking the assembl). an extraordlnar)
Incident -occurred Marquis De Dion,
well known In the automobile world and
a prominent member of the Chamber
of Deputies, mounted a chair and '
"My friends and I protest against this.
trie people snouid elect the President.'
For eeveral minutes confusion reigned
This momlng. at 11 o'clock, Polncare s
cniei opponent. M. Pams. resumed his
office of minister of agriculture. In an
Interview he stated:
I. Pnnia" Reasons for Iteslarntnc. .
I have resigned sileh because I find
ri)self a rival of M Polncare, m) prime
nlnl"ter. 1 consider It more courteous
to do so Our relations are excellent. I
have been a faithful loyal laborer with
the prime minister, and the reason for
my candidature Is because my party in
vited mo and I stand on party discipline
throughout " V
DuelUnt and "sensation mongers who
expected a duel to-morow between the
newly eletted President and M. Clemen
ceau. former prime mlnltter, were, deeply
disappointed Clemenceau had written .a
letter, to Punk are, which the latter read,
containing offensive expressions. In the
letter Clemenceau asked Polncare to
withdraw his candidature. The latter
thereupon requested Minister ot Justice
Uriand and Minieter of Finance Klotx to
wait on Clemceau and demand satis
faction Explanations were subscouentlv
given and the Incident waa closed with
witty remarks by Minister Briand.
Governor Gives Freedom on
Condition Prisoner Never
' Mention Case in Public
Central Figure in" Notable Cue Signs
Affidavit Withdrawing Statements
Made Abont Schiff Family.
Albany. K- T.. Jan. 17 Foulka E.
Brandt Is free.
Gov. Snlxer pardoned the former valet
of Mortimer L. Schlft at 3.30 o'clock: this
Pledging himself to reform, the youns
man for whose release from a thlrt)
year prison term, a year's campaign
with Gov. Dlx waa successfully waged,
this evening started for Minnesota.
There through the philanthropy of Sena
tor Knule Nelson and Mlrabeau I
Towns, he Is pledged to lead "an hon
est, respectable and Industrious life."
After receiving his pardon, Brandt, ac
companied b) Senator Knute Nelon and
Mr. Towns boarded a train bound for
New Tork
It was within a half hour after a
curious, sympathetic asaemblege had
packed the executive chamber to wit
ness the event that Gov Sulzer. looking
straight at Brandt, who stood up between
Warden Kaiser and a deputy from Den
nemora prison said
"Brandt. I am going to trust )on. Her
Is your pardon Clerk Potter w'U
read It"
The Governor handed to Potter a goM
script document, bearing the formal
terms of pardon, but containing In ink
this stipulation, subject to the follow Ins
Formal Teriua of Pardon.
' Upon the application for this pardon.
Foulke E. Brandt, as a candidate to i-e-curing
the pardon, solcmnl) promised
that he would not appear in public, upon
the stage, or otherwise. In connection
with his case or seek to gain notorietv
by writing the history thereof, or bv
discussing It in public for pay or other
wise He also assured the Governor
that whatever statements he has made
m wrltlnK or otherwise reflecting upon
the character of an) person connected
with the case is absolutely false, and as
a further condition to securing this
pardon. Brandt has promised not to re
peat such assertions
"A violation of either of these prom
ises will be remembered as sufficient to
revoke this pardon and cause him to be.
remanded to, prison "
When Clerk Potter had flnlrjied read
ing the document. Brandt, all the time
standing and smiling his thankfulness
the Governor turned to the prisoner and
Brandt, do )OU aree to the con
ditions" I do. ' replied Brandt. Then he walk
ed lack and shook the hands of h s
The Governor ordered Branut to go nt
once to the secretary of State s office te
sign the ondltion. This he did in tl
presence of the secretar) ot State and
a large crowd of spectators
Not neeounlsed In Cnr.
Exhibiting little emotion, hut wit a
smile of happiness on his face. Brandt
In the company of Senator Nelson ami
Mr Towns then boarded a street iir
bound for the Union Station None in
the cnr rcccgnizwl In the jouthfi' ao
pearinc person clad In a gra) raincoat
one who for nearly twelve months had
been the central figure in a cont over
which stirred the socHI and politic il
' I am might) glad to be free and ha'-e
an opportunltv to lead a new life ex
claimed Brandt with glee to a fnen 1
"ies. he- is glad to getawa) with his
life for he could hardlv liave lived manv
years In thit prison " said Towns
Brandt s personal application fr par
don was In the form of an affidavit In
which he said lhat the stories he hal
heretofore told In connection with the
caise of being In Mr SchlfTs house on
the nlsht of the assault and Ills means
of entering the house were substantial
untrue If further stated that certain
statements made with the hope of regain
ing his llbert). he wis now anxious tn
chirr Uvplnlns Opposition.
After reading the Brandt affidavit Gov
htilzer re-id a long letter Irom Mo'timer
1 Schiff. In which he explained In eleta I
his reasons for having opposed the grant
Inc of the pardon for his former valet
Mr Schiff annlvzxd the evidence againrt
Brandt to show that be had been tuuti
ontlntinl nn l'iKr Fifteen.
Sam Lloyd's
Two of them to-morrow in
Boys and Girls'
Magazine Section
The Washington Herald
The older folks can spend a
half -hour of real plcasurti
working them out.
Here is one of them:
Office Boy's Puzzle
The omce boy threatened to re
sign unless his .stipend was In
creased "How much are you receiving'
inquired the manager.
"Three dollars and a half pr.
replied Tommy, "and while I ad
mit I am not worth double that
figure, I want to say that one
half cf the difference between
what I am getting and what I am
worth la equal to three-quarters
of the difference of what L am
worth, and what I would be get
ting If in) pay Was doubled"
Toraraj was raised to what he
was worth, and asks you to figure
lust how much he will draw down
next pa) da).
Tlw other one is still better.
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