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Urn SUNDAY M0RN1KG EDITION. |Sn?ir-'*? 0?e? 11th Stmt * id Fetaiy:T?ni* Atcim. The Evening Star Newsjiaptr Company. 8. B. HAUFTKANH, Pwiidtnt. fl?w Tori Offlee Trijuoe Bnilding. Chicago Offlsa: Tribune Bonding. The Evening Star,* with the Sunday morning edi tion. 1* ielirered by carriers, on their o? n a?v<>iint, *%!thln th#? city at .V) cent* per month; without the fcuoday (corning edition at 44 eenu* per month. Ft n.ail. po*taj?e prepaid: Dally, Sunday Included, one month, f?0 opnti. Dally. Sunday excepted, one month, 50 cent*. Saturday Star, on? year, 11.00. Sunday Star, one year. $1.30. No. 1(),582. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1906-THIRTY-TWO PAGES. TWO CENTS. Weather. Fair tonight and tomorrow, with rising temperature. mm Tl BRIDE THE SUN SHINES ON Brilliant Ceremony in the East Room of the White House. MISS ROOSEVELT AND MR. LONGWORTH The President's Daughter United to the Man of Her Choice. BISHOP SATTERLEE OFFICIATES A Distinguished Company Witnessed the Marriage? The Elaborate Toilets of the Ladies?The Reception Afterward?Congratula tions and Good Wishes. Mi-s Alice I -co Roosevelt and Mr. Nicholas Long worth were married today at noon in tin Last Room of the \\ liite i louse, the Bishop of Washington?Right Rev. ] I inn Vales Sattci'lee?offi ciating President Roose velt escorted his daughter and gave her hand in mar riage. After congratulating the newlv married couple the guests passed on to the Blue Room, where President and .Mrs. Roosevelt received them. After a fortnight's absence from the capital Mr. and Mrs. Long\v<irth will re side at 831 18th street. The marriage ceremony, which at noon today united the daughter of the President, Alice "Lee Roose velt, and Nicholas Longworth, add ed another most beautiful spectacle to the annals ? ?f the W hite House. A distinguished and brilliant com pam picked and chosen from the thousands honored by the friend ship of the President and his family and of the bridegroom's fam ily. looked on, at the culminating scene in a love story, each chapter of which has entertained two con tinents and which in our own liapp\ land ha- become a familiar fireside tale. The beautiful white and gold east rouin w as the scene of the cere Thomas Kelson Perkins, lWst Man. inony. a simple religious rite, yet attendee with all the splendor of a grand official function and with all the devotional beauty of a catthc dral service. Nellie Grant's Wedding Recalled. A 11 u!<? of 'a hundred years of romantic White House history hung over th ? bridal couple. Miss Roosevelt v. as the tenth bride, ac cording to accepted authorities, to plight her troth within its classic walls, and the identical spot where she today joined hands with the husband of her choice, "for better, for worse, is hallowed in the mem or\ of another \\ lute House bride he'oved "Xellie" (irant, who thirty two years ago on that same spot became the wife ol an Knglishman, Algernon F. Sartoris. Tender, indeed, must have been the recol lections of Mrs. Sartoris of that day. now Iongr ago. for she was one of the witnesses of Miss Roose velt's wedding. Since that day, a third of a cen tury, tremendous changes have taken place. 1 hen this country Bishop Satterlee. scarcely had recovered from ihe awful shock of great internal con flict and its place among the na tions of the earth was conjectural; now, America stands forth unchal lenged as among the first powers of the world, in peace, as well as in w ar. Gladly, therefore, did princes and potentates pav homage to the daughter of the President, (ilad they were to extend their courteous tributes to the I resident s (laughter and doubly glad were they to ex tend them to the dainty bride for herself. Kings and emperors, through their personal rcpresenta ti\es. joined with the American people in extending to Alice I.ee Roosevelt, the American girl, their heart-felt good wishes. A Most Imposing Function. It had been the desire, not only of Miss Roosevelt, who was most concerned, but of the President and Mrs..Roosevelt, that the wedding today should be celebrated in a manner comparatively quiet, that it should be a family affair. This desire, it shortly was disclosed, could not be gratified. As it finally developed, the wedding was the most imposing function that ever took place in the W hite House. The thousand guests bidden to the ceremony, began to arrive shortly after 11 o clock. 1 he major portion entered by the east entrance and passed up the main staircase to the main floor. The diplomatic corps and others entered 1>\ the south gate and came upstairs by the elevator. To those familiar with the customs at the \\ bite House governing the recep tion of special guests, the arrange ments today showed no deviation, wTilf Viliii ?X MR.JSICH01.A5 LONGY/OfcTH AN MIS 5 ALICE ROOSEVELT except that it was the closer rela tions of the couple who were first honored and who thus found them ; selves later in close proximity in the east room?the Roosevelt clan to the left of the platform on which the couple stood to be married, and the Longworth clan to the right. The military and naval aids to the President had multitudinous duties in the east room before the en trance of the bridal procession. At this moment there seemed no va cant floor space in the spacious room, except its broad main aisle. All the shades were drawn down to exclude the daylight and from hun dreds of softly shad i electric lamps a perfect light was diffused through the room. Mrs. Roosevelt Arrives. Five minutes before the hands of the hall clock reached 12 Mrs. Roosevelt, accompanied by her sons, Kermit and Archibald, and her daughter Ethel, and escorted by Col. Bromwell and Maj.McCaw ley, came down the main staircase and entered the east room. With this interesting young group, she took her place near the left-hand corner of the platform, inside the white rope. The attention that had followed her movements was a minute or two later diverted by the entrance of Mr. Longworth, accompanied by his best man, Mr. Thomas Nelson Perkins. They also approached from the main stairway, and the happy bride groom had every eye in the room focused upon him. The bishop of Washington. Right Rev. Henry Yates Satterlce, in his robes of office, quietly taking his place in the center of rtie platform, awaited, with him, the coming of the bride. The Bride. The opening notes of the grand march from"Tannhauser."swelling as it progressed until its melody reached the furthermost points of the house, told that the President and the bride were about to start Rev. Roland Cotton Smith. (Copyright, 1906, by HarrU-Ewing.) on their way to the east room. The ushers, all lifetime friends of the bridegroom save the President's son, Messrs. Buckncr Wallingford, Quincy Adams Shaw, jr., Larz An derson, Guy Norman, Francis R. Bangs, Frederick Winthrop, Vis count Charles de Chambrun and Theodore Roosevelt, jr., had as sembled near the door of the state dining room and as the bride and her father stepped out of the ele vator, received them with many smiles. Walking in couples, the ushers led the way to the east room, and during the ceremony had the same relative positions at the right of the aisle as did the military and naval aids on the left. The Impressive Ceremony. The President and his daughter, she having his right arm, were met a few steps from the platform by Mr. Longwo-th, who claimed his bride. The couple then stepped up on the platform and the impressive ceremony began. At the point in the service where the bishop asked "Who giveth this woman to be married to this man?' the Presi dent answered by his action in placing his daughter's hand in that of the bridegroom. The President then stepped down from the plat form and stood near Mrs. Roose velt until the service was conclud ed. The congratulations of the fam ily circle immediately claimed the whole attention of the couple. A few minutes later, facing I the company, Mr. and Mrs. Longworth received the congratu | lations of the rest of the guests, while the .President and Mrs. i Roosevelt, escorted to the blue | room by the military aids, began their reception, ARRIVAL OF GUESTS FIRST TO COME WAS THE HAPPY BRIDEGROOM. The very first arrival worthy a special bulletin was the happy bridegroom. lie was In the east room before 11 o'clock and went around calmly Inspecting the floral ar rangements and otherwise showing the in terest of a person to whom It was a new story. This early coming gave a good chance to everybody to observe his wedding garments. He did not deviate in tho slight est degree from the modish attire thought the proper thing in sartorial circles for such events. His trousers were gray,?of a dark shade, and his Prince Albert frock so gray as to be almost black. His vest was white duck, and lift four-in-hand tie was pearl gray. A scarf pin. a single small moon stone. was stuck in the exact middle of the puff. His boutonniere waa a small one. made of a single white flower. His gloves were of a pearl tint. The ushers were dressed similarly. No trace that he was to be the second personage in the ceremony was manifest In his looks. He went about shaking hands with friends?mostly the ush ers and the army and naval aids, who ad dressed him as "Nick." The first official guests' were the Secretary of State and his party, his wife and guests, and Justice and Mrs. Harlan. They, with other members of the cabinet, the Supreme Court and the diplomatic-corps, were shown at once to the east room, by either Com mander Cowles, Col. Bromwell, Major Mc C&wley or others. Nearly all the parties of relatives had small boys or girls in it, the little folks adding a feature rarely seen at White House functions. Scrutiny of Cards. The scrutiny over tho admission cards was not less severe at the north entrance than at the other points. When Bishop Satterlee arrived he had the precious document handy, and the door keeper carefully vised it before the distin guished churchman crossed the threshold. A messenger awaited the bishop, however, irside and gave him the small rituals from which he afterward read the service. The bishop went upstairs to put on his vest ments. The unofficial character of the gathering in the east room was obvious by the fact that no special section was reserved for any peivon outside of the contracting fam ilies. The guests took position exactly as they arrived and when the limit of the east room was reached the overflow did the best it could. It, therefore, camo about that prince and laborer in the personages of several of the wealthiest senators stood shoulder to shoulder with newspaper writers, a group of whom, men and women, by special direction of Mrs. Roosevelt, had a point of vantage near the main stair case, facing the east room. The Vice Pres ident and the cabinet did as all men do when they go to a wedding. They stayed In the back of the room and let the ladles get the best view. The crowd and heat caused Mrs. Wayne McVeagh to faint. She was carried out and quickly revived, liut was not able to return to the east room. The President's Reception. After kissing their dauglit<*r and new son in-law most affectionately. President and Mrs. Roosevelt with less ceremony than usual left the east room for the blue room. After them walked their young daughter Ethel, very prettily dressed in an almost long frock of white Valenciennes lace. The family party was joined then by the bride's matefnal grandfather and grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. George 1-ee of Boston. The latter wore a heavy black satin with a ber tha and uiulersleeves of exquisite point lace. Miss i"arow. sister of Mrs. Roosevelt, also joined the blue room party, iler gown was also of white lace.. The bride's well-known vivacity did not desert her during the reception. She had a ir.erry answer for all the gay sallies of her friends, and their guesses at the prob able destination of the early days of the honeymoon. ~ The family party did not go to the pri vate dining room for their collation until later, but the merriest people therti were the bride and bridegroom. The bride had a piate well filled handed her, but the friends surrounding kept her so busy answering questions that she could rot eat. Mr. Ixmgworth made no attempt to eat. being kept equally busy answering nods and toasts across the room. Only thos^ especially asked to stay were there when Mr. and Mrs. I.ongworth took their departure, which was accompanied with just the same mr-rriment and gayety as they had personally conducted dozens of times for their friends. Police Arrangements. Sixty uniformed policemen, spick and span, and a detail of headquarters de tectives, under the personal command of Major Richard Sylvester, chief of police, formed the police detail at the?Wh>te House today. The plain clothes men did duty in the mansion and its Immediate vicinity, while the men of the uniformed detachment were assigned to duty in the park and along Pennsylvania avenue, to prevent conges tion and disorder. Bieut. Boyle of the third precinct was second in command. Major Sylvester so arranged the schedule of duty that a certain number of the policemen could be withdrawn every hour as the ten sion of the crowds lessened. It was not deemed necessary to rope off the space around the White House. The details of police were from the several precincts, and the major was congratulated on their ar rangement. It is said that there were also several secret service men additional to the regular White House detail on duty today. THE WEDDING DRESS WHITE SATIN ARRANGED IN PRINCESS STYLE. Miss Roosevelt never looked better. Her regular features, well poised head and lithe, slender figure had each good point accentuated with the elegance and beauty of her bridal finery. Those who have watch ed her well knew that when the need de manded, she could throw aside the enthu siastic gayety of youth and at once assume the graceful seriousness and dignity of manner which outwardly expressed the solemn feelings surging in her heart at- the most momentous hour of her young life. This tenderness and sweetness of demeanor as she went down the corridor to be mar ried brought color to her cheeks and a new sparkle to her eyes, when she faced the company to receive congratulations. None of the descriptions of her wedding dress came any nearer the rr.ark than the general Idea that the present fashion?a princess effect In white satin, embellished with point lace, would be followed. While the richest white satin, point lace and silver brocade entered Into Its construction, Its lines were becomingly youthful. Its points, briefly told, include the arrange ment of white satin in princess style. A collariess gulmpe of point lace and elbow sleeves of the satin and lace. The train or regulation court length was of sliver bro cade. The detachable gulmpe and the length of the train indicate that Its use as a presentation gown at the court of St. .fames may be the occasion of its next ^wearing. The point lace trimming the waist was that formerly worn by the bride's mother, and hence Its use without further additions. The brocade was a special weaving, the pattern, which shows roses and lilies, being destroyed after the quantity needed was taken from the loom. The elbow sleeves were met by" long wriiTkled white kid gloves. Her tiny slippers were made of the sliver brocade also, and above the tips of their pointed toes as she walked could be seen rosettes of tulle In which nestled a single orange blosom. Over all the splen dors of the gown fell the enveloping veil of misty tulle, held to her dark hair by a coronet of orange blossoms. Her hair was (Continued on Sixth Page.) New Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. JOHN H. EDWARDS SELECTED Has Been Private Secretary to Secre tary Shaw. WINS A DESERVED PROMOTION Receives Congratulations of Hun the Retiring- Official. dreds of Friends?Popularity of President Koosevelt h:.v received Hip res ignation of Horace A. Taj lor, assistant secretary of I ho treasury, anil has an nounced that ho will nom ? it. John II. Ed wards of Ohio as successo.-. The rcslitn.ition. which i.^ to take effect at the end of the pr?-.'< :it flf? al year, was tendered y, sterdav afternoon. Mr. Taylor, accompanied by Secict.irv iaw. personally st iting his desire to io;i:-. T!.e President expressed his regrets ; :i-1i v.lth Sec retary Shaw in .111 at:-:npt to i:;duc?> Mr. Taylor to remain where in Is i:niii the end of the present administration. Mr. Taylor said that he had been desirous of retiring ?/ John H. Edwards. for s.i.T.e time, as he contemplates a trip around the world this year. His private business also required attention, and it would be impossible for lim to stay. Secretary Shaw and M ! united in presenting to the Pr? >-Mo:it the name of Air. Edwards for the va in ; and the President accepted tlie su?g.-.-::o;], s.tying the appointment would he n. ide in due time. Secretary to Secretary Shaw. Mr. Edwards is at present secretary to Secretary Shaw, lie las made one of the most satisfactory men in I ::at position tlie treasury has ever h id. a: J lias demon strated a thorough knowledge of the work of the office. lie was born in Charleston, Ohio, and Is thirty years old. lJe began his business career as a bank clerk, and then came to Washington as private sec retary to Representative Weaver, later going to the Post Offi.-e Department In a confidential position. From that he resign ed to go with Secretary S .aw. Mr. Edwards today received ilie congrat ulations of hundreds 01 warm i.-Iends, who feel that his record deserves the recogni tion It has received, and that he will make a model assistant secretary. There was widespread regret in the treasury at the retirement of Mr. Taylor, whose long connection with ti e department has gained for him many friendships. To an unusual degree Mr. Taylor has won the respect and esteem of the thousands of employes of the big department. He has been courteous to all and considerate of those under hiin. MAY ADJOURN ABOUT MAY 15. Opinion of the Leaders of the House of Representatives. House leaders are of opinion that the present session of Congress may end about May 15. They base that belief uflbn thi. forward condition of public business, ana the improbability of a deadlock over any feature of legislation now pending. Not withstanding the momentary stagnation In proceedings over the railway rate- bill, the best Judgment of leader.- in both House an i Senate is that the difficulties will be re solved In a short time. Differences over statehood will not be al lowed to tie up the Cong o.-s. nor the Philip pines tariff bill. It is pointed out that members of the House must get back into their districts early tins year to prepare lor the coming campaign for Congress and their own renomination. Efforts looking to early adjournment will be pressed by the leaders In each body, and. it is believed, will be successful. TO BALLOT ON STRIKE ISSUE. Iron Workers May Tie Up Chicago Building Operations. CHICAGO. February IT.?The possibility of a general strike of ironworkers on all buildings on which material of the American Bridge Company is u.'<Al suddenly appsaied yes-terday, following action by the national unlop officials. Orders were received in Chi cago for a referendum vole immediately. The locrtl union called a .<^>ecial meeting for next Tuesday night to ballot on the question. Leaders among the Ironworkers here ex pressed the opinion la=t night that the strike .would be called. The walkout. If it comes, will affect practically every large building in the eJty where steel or Iron is used In the construction; it al>o will have the effect probably of forcing thousands of other building- trades workmen Into idle ness. There are 10,000 union ironworkers In the United States and about 2,000 in Chicago. A general strike, according to estimates, would throw out of work approximately 850,000 men in the country. In this city more than 50,000 building trades workers would suffer. Temporary Peace Between Wittc and Durnovo. CABINET CRISIS AVOIDED Due to Dircct Intervention of the Em peror. STRAIN NEAR BREAKING POINT Premier Favored Re'-nation of Re pressive Measures?Opposition's Influence at Court. ST. PKTKRSnrnn. February 17 Tem porary peace has be?ii patched up bflwMB Premier Witt md Interior Minister I>ur novo, and the disruption of the cabin**: has been averted at a moment when the strain was apparently at the br< king point. Tiic latest development w.is due to th<? direct intervention of the emperor, who In sisted that botii men hould remain in tli? cabinet. The agreement. however, which rests only on the i> soe.-jl Influence of the emperor, is none too stable. The premier's d<v?li for a re'-axatlor of the repressive m ..-ares is understood to have prevailed fot tlte present, but ih^ Durnovo and IgnatieiT forces are unwill ing to accept the defeat as permanent and still have mighty Influence at court. Premier Witte's strength rests oti th? emperor's inflexible deiermlnation to ad here to nwmitntlnnilliTii and ?>n his i-crogr nition of til- In" ! Win. i- t'i? best man to cirry out the reforms. REVOLUTIONISTS ARRESTED. Lavishly Provided With Dynamite for Moscow Operations. ST. PBTEKSBUKO. February 17. An im portant arrest of -i\ social revolutionist? lavishly provid< 1 with explo-Iv s and bombs, who li is believed were planning an attempt on tl.? life of tJovernor General DcubasolT of Moscow, was made here yes terday mslBC .ii.m pr? vlous to their de parture for Mos w A seventh member of the party, a student, tl.r w away a. l.omt? and escaped. The poll '*? ii-o ? ? .ok into <?:>!.>dy eighC ten orist? belurglig to anoth- r group. at whose residence ?a found cyanide of po tassium and other deadly chemicals, sum cient it is Pii'i, to kill li il? tho popu?&tioii of St. Peten-liihrg. nd thou- inds of revo lutionary prodanu. i ions. It is sti*pec.ed that the terrorists, failing io reach prominent persons here l>v open violence ay about io try tli<? moi?' subtle nv ans of pot*"M The police have '? en advis.il of the Ar rest at S.ir;itoff of tl: ltl"inl? :s of a so ial revolutionary c.mmitt' ? inst t..fd <o in cite agrarian trouble in the province of Soratoff. Among arreted are inanjr students. Or.e of tire lattir was found O have a dagger In his possession. LYNCHBURG DEATH MYSTERY. Authorities Convinced That Young "Woman Killed Herself. Special Dispatch to The Star. LYNCHBURO. Va? February 37 The authorities, if " ey ever doubted that M ss l.ottie Mathews had killed herself, are fuiIy convinced to.tay that the case, which ha? attracted so much attention, was or- of suicide and nothing more. The police have traced the young lady within a few f. t of where iier body was foiiiul. An acqualntam e <?;ioke to her in * and the pistol shots w? re heard in <r It succession about *? o ..'lock Tuesday * \e.i ing by a number of persons, who paid no attention to them because of proxlmitj of range of the <iun Club. A pastor of a prominent church ? l!?oa within fifteen feet of the young lady i '.ess than a half hour from the time the shots were heard. However. W. 1". Mathews, father, and ' . Elmo and W. F. Mathews, jr.. brothers of the deceased, will have the following ad vertisement in the afternoon paper here to day: "By the verdict of the coroner's jury anil believing ourselves fully that our daughter and sister was lured to Rlver niont park last Tuesday between 5 and 7 o'clock, beaten and murdered. ?e ofTer a reward of Sl.UOO for the arrest and cortriotioa of her murderer." PRODUCED MEDAL FOR BRAVERY Pension Agent Orr Refuted Charges of Cowardice. Special Dispatch t'i The Star. BUFFALO. X. V.. February 17. Pension Agent Charles A. Orr of this city, against whom charges of cowardice have been riled witli the Senate committee on pensions, this morning refuted t hose charges by produc ing a medal for bravery, presented to him by Congress for assisting In removing wounded soldiers from the field of battle while under tire at the first battle .,f Hatcher's Run. in October, 1SG4. The charges against Orr are that he absented himself from this battle and also from "he second bat tie of Hatchers iluu, in frcbruary# 18do. NATIONAL QUARANTINE. Senator Mallory's Bill Referred to a Subcommittee. The Senate committee on public health nnd national quarantine met tiday and re ferred Senator Mallory's national quaran tine bill to a subcommittee of Senators Brandegee. Mallory and Spooner. Tills committee will consider it in conny. 'ion with the international quarantine treaty betwen American republics, which was rat ified ty the Seiia'.e last session. The com mittee will confer M nday with Senator Morgan, who has given the subject thorough study. It may be decided to amend both the treaty and bill to har monize them. The full committee will meet next Saturday to receive the report of the subcommittee. Declined to Admit Responsibility. The State Department has replied to tha Colombian ministers recent presentment respecting the separation of Panar.a from the paren! state. In substance di lining to admit the premises and r? is .ning of ih? Colombian note, which would commit tie Lulled States to responsibility for the sep aration. It Is uri. rtain what the I'oluui Ijian government will do. Korean Minister Attacked. Special Cablegram to The Star. TOKIO, February 17.?Last night at Seoul. Yi Yong Ik, the minister of war. was attacked by a band of assassins and re ceived ten sword cuts. His condition is se rioua. The assassins esca4>ed.