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Executives of States Coming to Inauguration. MANY TO BE ON HORSEBACK District Employes May View Parade From Office Windows. OFFICIALS APPROVE A PLAN Additional Organizations Arrange to March in Review Past the New President. One of tlte features of the ceremonies attending' the inauguration of William Howard Taft of Ohio as President of the Vnited Slates and James S. Sherman of New York as Vice President March 4 will be the attendance of many of the governors of states with their staffs. Theodore W. Noyes. chairman of tiie reception committee, is in correspondence with the state executives, and has already received word that several of them will attend the ceremonies and take part In the pageant. The latest communication to Mr. Noves came today. It is from Gov. John Franklin Fort of New Jersey, who says it is his purpose to attend the Inauguration exercises. Another communication from Brig. Gen. John A. Johnston, chief of the inaugural staff, says he has received Information that Gov. George II. Prouty of Vermont, with nine members of his staff, will arrive here .at 3:21 o'clock p.m. March - for participation in the inaugural parade. Headquarters of tlie Green Mountain state officials will be at the Raleigh Hotel. Others Who Are Coming. The other governors who have so far expressed their intention to come .to Washington are George I.. Lilley of Connecticut. J. II. Brady. Idaho; Charles S. Deneen. Illinois; Augustus E. Willson, Kentucky; Jared T. Sanders. Louisiana; Austin L. Crothers, Maryland; Eben S. Draper. Massachusetts; E. F. Noel. Mississippi; A. J Pothier. Rhode Island; George Curry tor the territorial secretary). New Mexico; Charles E. Hughes. New York, Judson Harmon. Ohio, and Edwin rt. Stuart. Pennsylvania. It is understood that the foregoing governors have also signified their intention of ridim; in the parade, with their staffs, at the head of the troops from their respective states. It is said there will he some governors who do not expect to ride in the parade. Announcement is made that the students of Howard University will not participate in the inaugural parade. Use of District Building. Arrangements are being made to allow the employes of the District government and their friends to view the inaugural parade from the front windows of the new District building. Capts. E. M. Markham and William Kelly, in charge of the building, have recommended that passes to the number of 568 be issued to the District employes, each pass designating the room and window to which the person receiving it is assigned. For each room on the front of the structure a definite number of passes will be issued and no more persons will be allowed to enter it March 4. The plan has been approved by the Commissioners. Baltimoreans Make Flans. It Is expected that fully 4?X> members f the Union Deague of Baltimore will be fn the parade March 4. The league will be quartered in G. A. R. Hall. 1412 Pennsylvania avenue, and a stand that will accommodate about 125 people will be erected. The committee In charge of ine arrangeniems iias criuriereu a special train, which will leave Camden station at J4 o'clock the morning of the 4th. A caterer will accompany the party. The subcommittee of the United German Societies of the District of Columbia having in charge the arrangements for the participation of the societies in the parade met last night. It was practically decided that the twenty-three German organizations in this city will be represented In the pageant by approximately members. The German section of the parade will be headed by the color bearers, attended by aids, and it is expected that there will be about twenty-five flags and banners. repre.oenting the various societies. These will be followed by representatives of affiliated organizations, mounted, after which will appear the marchers. A military band has b~en engaged and will precede the German-American contingent. Extra Lights Along Avenue. The work of stringing wires along Pennsylvania avenue for the suspension of the myriad electric lights to illuminate that thoroughfare at night will be commenced early next week. V Large forces of workmen are engaged In erecting the stands at several points along the line of march. The big stand for the ceremony at the east front of the Capitol Is being completed. Workmen are also engaged in arranging the trackage facilities near the Pennsylvania avenue bridge southeast, where tlie main bodies of regular artillery and cavalry and some of the infantry will be detrained. GEN. TERRAZAS WELL. Former Ambassador Creel Denies Report of Serious Illness. A telegraphic Inquiry addressed to Gov. Knrique Creel, at Chihuahua. Mexico, by Mrs. Mary Shepherd, widow of Gov. A. K. Shepherd, has elicited the reply that Gen. J.uis Terrazas is not at the point of death, as stated in a recent newspaper dispatch, biit is in excellent health. Gen. Terrazas is said to be the wealthiest man in Mexico. He is the father-inlaw of Gov. Creel, who was formerly ambassador from Mexico to the Cnited Slates . m ' LUU&XAU UU i i UA 11J.5 TUJJJJ Y. Georgia Official Fined for Keeping Whisky on Sale. NKW'MAN, Ga . February 13.?Judge TV. B. Dent. United Slates eomtnissloner, was found guilty in the city court here j yesterday on a charge of keeping whisky for saJe and was fined $100. Five barrels of whisky consigned to Henry Smith Were seised by the chief of police, who discovered that Smith was none other than Judge Dent, and a warrant was immediately Issued for the commissioner. Judge Dent admitted that the title to the whisky was In him and explained to the court that, being an old man. accustomed to his toddy, he feared the prohibition movement now sweeping the country would deprive him of his drink, whereupon he decided to lay in a store for the future. Bishop Foss Fairly Well. ( BALTIMORE, February li.?Bishop K. E. Foss of the JMethodtst Episcopal Church South, who is here for medical treatment, passer} a fairly good night, and today expressed himself as feeling as well as he could reasonably expect. Pittsburg Suburb Fire Routs Sleepers. PITTSBURG. Pa.. February 13.-Sixty persons were compelled to tlee half clad j e4trly today from a Are which destroyed a large tenement house at McKees Rocks, a suburb. No one was Injured, and t lie cauM of the fire is unknow n. 1* 1 ESCAPED LUNATIC MURDERS KILLS MAN AND WOUNDS OB JECT OF HIS ADMIRATION. Flees on Seeing- Result of His Crime?Captured While Trying to Reach Bridgeton, N. J. ) Special Dispatch to The ?tar. BRIDdKTON*. N. J . February IT?One man was killed and a woman and her i wo sons were wounded by Richard | Donepran. a jealous admirer of the worn| an, at the little oyster town of Bivalve, on Maurice river, at 1 o'clock this morni ir.K lioneg-an. who once was an inmate ot the Norristown. Pa.. insane asylum, has | been living in or near Bivalve for about ; a year, and has been attentive to Mrs. ! Madge K inkle, who is separated from ! her husband. He visited the Kinkle house early this morning, but vas refused admittance. lie attempted to get in through a window, and saw Joseph Summer fie id lying asleep on the floor. Without a word of i warning Donegan pulled a revolver and i shot Summertield. | Donegan then tired a shot at Mrs. Kini kle, wounding her in tne jaw. At this j juncture the woman's eldest son, who is j about eighteen years old, came for| ward to defend his mother and received i a ball through the arm. The younger I son. aged five or six years, also toddled ! forward and a bullet grazed his arm. Frig-htened at His Crime. Mrs. Kinkle, whose wound was not ' serious, opened the door of the house j and told Donegan that he could come into the house if he would first give up his revolver. Donegan handed over the weapon and entered. The instant, however, that lie discovered that he hau killed Summertield he fled, coming toward Bn-dgeton. Winfield Botcher, a policeman, and t? - i.' e t)^; i it ui duu^ciwii, i\c|/t guard over the road leading: here from Bivalve and at 7 o'clock this morning were rewarded by the sight of Donegan approaching on foot. Donegan had walked and mn the entire twenty-one miles from Bivalve to this city. His shoes were worn from his feet, which were frightfully cut and bleeding. His clothing was torn and muddy and he was so exhausted that he readily accompanied the officers to the city hall Donegan appeared to be demented and told the police that he had escaped from the insane asylum at Norristown about | a year ago. I Mrs. Kinkle formerly lived with her husband in Bridgeton. They disagreed I and she moved to Bivalve with her chhI dren. ; Not Violent at Asylum Hospital. NORRISTOWN, Fa.. February 13.? Richard Donegan escaped from the state hospital for the insane here about a year ago. While he was exercising about the grounds he stole away, and nothing has since been heard of him. Supervisor Wilson was much surprised today that he had been arrested, charged with murder. While at the hospital he showed no violent tendencies and was almost a model patient. He came from the eastern penitentiary as a criminal insane patient. WIRELESS FROM BATTLESHIP MAINE TELLS OF PROGRESS TO MEET BIG FLEET. About 400 Miles North of Eastern r.j n ltr* ijuu ui oauiu i/uiuiugu??u Word From Sperry Today. "ON BOARD TILE UNITED STATES BATTLESHIP MAINE. February 12.The third squadron of the Atlantic fleet, en route to rendezvous with Admiral Sperry* two squadrons homeward bound from Gibraltar, was In latitude 24.30 north, longitude G8.41 west, at 8 p.m. today." Roar Admiral Arnold is In command of the third squadron of the Atlantic fleet, which includes, besides his flagship Maine, the battleships Mississippi and New Hampshire. The third squadron sailed from Gu&ntanamo, Cuba, Wednesday to meet the ! homecoming squadron of Admiral Sperry. 1 returning from their trip around the I world. j While no advices were received by the Navy Department tiiis morning from Admiral Sperry's fleet, it was reckoned that the fleet at 8 a.m. was approximately in latitude :14 degrees north and longitude 38 degrees west. Rear Admiral Arnold's communication to the Navy Department from his flagship, the Maine, indicates that his squadron was at 8 o'clock last night about 4*10 miles directly north of the eastern part of Santo Domingo. MAXIM GOBKY IN TROUBLE. Warrant for Arrest Issued by Russian Government. ST. PETERSBURG, February 13-A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Maxim Gorky. Gorky, Russian novelist and playrlght, visited New York about two years ago and met with a cold reception from all but some socialists on account of the fact f mat ne orougru wun Mm Mme. Andrieff, a Russian actress. lie soon returned to Europe, where he ventilated unflattering opinions of the United States and its people. East September he was said to have married Mme. AndriefT. This is not the first time Gorky has been in trouble with the Russian authori' ties. He was arrested in Riga January i JO, lboO, on a charge of membership in ' a revolutionary organization. For a tint? it was thought his neck was in danger. He was a little later somewhat contemptuously released by the Russian government, as too anxious to be a martyr, I though still kept under police surveillance. He was then supposed to he dying of i consumption and was alowed to go to ! the Crimea for his health. In April the Russian state attorney reo! ommended that the charges against him I be dropped. He was a free man again. | and visited Germany, Switzerland and | the United States. i On his return from New York he went : to Italy. There the government prohibited the production of his plays and prevented in Rome a socialistic meeting that lie was to have addressed. Afterward he went to London and then returned to Russia. FIRE 1X4 OLD MARYLAND. Stouebaker Residence at Hagerstown Suffers $10,000 Damage. Special Dispatch to The Stnr. HAGERSTOWN. .M?]? February 13.? Fire early this morning seriously damaged the interior of the handsome old home of George H. Stonebraker. on Prospect street, which is the residential section of Hagerstown. The lire started at | the furnace in tlie basement and burned I upward, the entire stairway being a mass [ of flames itefore members of the family were awakened. ' The occupants of the home at the time were Mr. Stonebraker, his mother. Mrs. George M. Stonebraker; the latter s sister. Miss Amanda Vinton, and Levin Stonebraker. Mrs. Stonebraker and Miss Vinton attempted to descend the burning i stairway, but were driven back by t lie tlutnes and were badly burned. They were | Anally rescued by the firemen from the i porch roof, with the aid of ladders. Val| uable furniture, paintings, etc., were ! burnt d and damaged, entailing a loss of | about *lo.ooo, partially covered by in[ surance. ! MRS. M'GOOK SLAIN BY AUTO . BROUGHT HOME DYING AND CAR THEN DISAPPEARS. i , Walter Sehumann Today Gives Himself Up to Police and Admits He Is Responsible. NKW YORK, February II!.?While practically tlie entire detective force of this city was searching today for the ocupants of the automobile which yesterday conveyed Mrs. Edwin S. MK'ook of <"hicap> in a dyint? condition to the home of her husband's cousin. Gen. Anson G. McCook, .'?! West 54th street, where site dieci shortly afterward, a man walked into the East Eifttli street police station an 1 announced tliat it was his machine that had knocked down and fatally injured Mrs. McCook. He said his name was Walter Schumann and that he had taken Mrs. MeCook in his car to the home of her relative. where she died. Mrs. McCook, sixty-nine years old. widow of Gen. Edwin Stanton McCook. who was a member of the famous Ohio family of civil war "Fighting MeCooks," died yesterday afternoon in the home of her late husband's cousin of Internal injuries received by being run down by an automobile in Central Park West, somewhere near 70th street, a few hours before her death. Mrs. McCook had been living for sevi-0A..n d V T n-ltV) f ha viai > cai a ill wuuu, ? ??* widow of her only son. Charles M. MoCook. For the last few days she had been paying a visit to Gen. Anson G. McCook. who was city chamberlain under Mayor Strong. About 10:3i> o'clock yesterday morning she started to attend services at church. After the services she boarded a car. The next heard of Mrs. McCook was about 1 p.m., when a big limousine car drove up to Gen. McCook's door and Mrs. McCook was lifted out in a semi-conscious condition. In the car were a man and a woman, a chauffeur driving. The only persons in the house were servants. The chauffeur lifted Mrs. McCook out, and with the aid of servants she was carried to her room. She was barely conscious, and all she was able to say was that she had been struck by a motor car. She soon lapsed into unconsciousness. Dr. Allen M. Thomas and Dr. Bayard were called to attend her. She died at 2:30 p.m. The chauffeur gave the name of Tasker or Fisher, the servants do nut know i which, and the address 027 Madison avenue. The police investigated the address, but found no one approaching either of the names given, and it was said that no automobiles were owned by those living at 927 Madison avanue. Detectives went along Central Park west as far as With street. Questioning persons who might have seen an accident, but were unable to get any clue. They believed that Mrs. McCook was knocked down, and that when she gov up she thought she wis not severely injured, and asked that she he taken home. That she was not at once made uncon scions is a certainly, since sue nius. j have given the occupants of the car tier address, as she had no cards or anything that would identify her in her possession. Gen. Anson G. MeCook is on his way to Augusta, Ga., and several telegrams were sent to him informing him of Mrs. MeCook's death. His wife was communicated with and she immediately left Promfret. Conn., for her home. Mrs. McCook was Miss I,auraine Whitney of Ohio. Her husband. Gen. Edwin Stanton McCook, was named tor Lincoln's Secretary of War. He served with distinction throughout the civil war, but was killed at a public meeting soon afterward in Yankton, S. D. He was presiding at the meeting, and a dispute arose, which resulted in His murder. TO DISCUSS PENDING BILL. Chamber of Commerce Committee Will Meet This Evening. To discuss the merits of the bill introduced in the House by Mr. Cary of Wisconsin, placing the enfcrcement of the cruelty to animals law entirely with the police department, the committee on law and legislation of the Chamber of Commerce will meet tonight. It Is expected that representatives of the Humane Society and the Horse Owners' Mutual Protective Association will also be present. The meeting is the sequel cf a brief discussion of the matter at a committee meeting several days ago. President Gude at that time received a letter signed liV ili-a momhoes <> f tl.n nL,, mU/v? w!,r> m.t i? ? w ihciiiucis vi iitc viidiuuri , ** (1u are also members of the Horse Owners' Mutual Protective Association. The members signing the letter are In favor of the passage of the bill. A paragraph of the letter sets forth: "The bill Is for the prevention and pun- j ishment of offenses toward animals. It seeks to vest the sole Jurisdiction In our ( local police department under the super- 1 vision of Maj. Sylvester, at the same j time vacating the Jurisdiction now vested 1 in the Washington Humane Society, which at present is absolutely without ny legal cr other regulations. The old # cciety is the possessor solely of the . lies collected and collateral forfeited by t lie Washington business men. OSBORNE BEARS WATCHING. i Watch Spring: Found and His JailBreaking Scheme Balked. Richard Osborne, alias Pat Murphy, ad- i mitted safeblower and all-round crook, brought here from New York three days ago and sent to the Washington jail, went there prepared to make an effort to break out. Due to the activity of Capt. George C. Gumm and Guards Mitchell and Sellers, the prisoner did not get his opportunity to attempt escape. Osborne carried to jail a newspaper, and asked permission to take it to his cell. : The paper was left on the table while he was carefully searched and his name reI corded. The satisfaction that appeared j on his face when lie picked up the paper j ; and started toward the cell to which lie [ had been assigned excited the suspicion of Capt. Gumm. Capt. Gumm unfolded the paper and found it concealed a watch spring about twenty inches long. It was realized that Osborne might easily have converted it into a saw and made an effort to break Jail. He conspired with other prisoners to 'escape from the penitentiary at Trenton, joked about it when brought here, and now declares he had the spring in his possession from the time of His arrest. Jail officials are at a loss to understand why the police did not tind the watch spring in his possession at the time he < was searcuea. spiiiig v\ a.a iuuuu in his possession Osborne was stripped and his clothing given a thorough search. He will be given more than ordinary attention while in jail. I HAWAIIAN DRY DOCK BIDS. j Boston Concern Offers to Build It for $1,886,883. O. M. I.each of Boston. Mass.. was the j lowest bidder for the construction of the ; dry dock at the Pearl harbor naval sta! tion. Hawaii, proposals for which were j opened at the Navy Department today. Bids were submitted by eigtit tirms , under half a dozen different items, eon| tabling varying specifications. For the : dry dock and accessories complete, con1 templating a dock 795 feet long over all, tiie lowest bid wrus $1,886,883. The dock is to be the largest in the world. Leach's bid was the lowest under all the six items. , BRITISH SOVEREIGNS HOME. Cheered by Large Crowd on Return From Berlin. LONDON, February 13.?King Edward and Queen Alexandra arrived in London this afternoon from Berlin. I They were cheered by a large crowd as they emerged from the railroad station, j $ COOPER JURY CHOSEN Four of Them Can Neither Read or Write. ALL FARMERS BUT TWO English Language Understood Imperfectly by Two of Them. NONE HAS READ NEWSPAPERS I Last Juror Accepted Once Served in Same Capacity at Trial of Cox for Murder. NASHVILLE. Tenn., February 1.1.? Every one connected with the trial of Col. Duncan R. Cooper, his son, Robin J. Cooper, and Jolm D. Sharpe, on the 'charge of killing former 1'nited States Senator E. W. Carmack, felt a sense of j relief today when Die state announced : that it was satisfied, with the jury selected and was ready to proceed with the } taking of testimony Tuesday morning, to which time Judge Hart adjourned the case. When court adjourned yesterday afternoon the prosecution asked that the jury be not sworn until the state had a chance !?) IIIYtSJllgillC l IlillBlS itg.UIlM IWII JUIUI> | | When court convened today Attorney General McCarn made no reference to the charges, simply saying the state was ready for the Jury to be sworn. Twenty-Five Days Choosing Jury. For twenty-five days the court, attorneys and officers have been wearily trying to get competent jurors. The law made those incompetent who had talked with a witness to the murder or talked wltn some one who had talked with a witness. On applicutlon for bail, the local papers printed stenographic stories of the testi- j mony of witnesses. The supreme court has held that a newspaper printing ver- ! batim testimony becomes a witness who j has talked to a witness. Therefore, evory one in the country who 1 read the testimony became incompetent! to sit on the case as a Juror. This eliminated at once the most intelligent citizens of the country. As a result it was necessary to draw five venires of 500 each and one of MO, or a total of .1,010 before the jury was secured. As it is, four of the jury can neither read nor write and two others understand English only indifferently. Every man of the twelve swore he had not read a newspaper sancat before the killing and some had not read one for , ten years. Bierman, the only exception, had been out of the state from the week before the killing until the day lie was summoned. The six venires were divided Into twentv-four panels, ranging in size from 102 to 3S names. Hows Convicted Cox. ' ? 1 Hows, tlie last man chosen, was foreman of the jury in the famous Cox case. Cox was charged with the murder of a policeman. The Jury found him , guilty of murder In the first degree, 'but recommended mercy. Judge Hart refused to heed the recommendation and sentenced Cox to death. Cox had powerful friends. The night : before he was to be executed some one . slipped some poison into Ins oell, with i which he committed suicide. Judge Anderson, chief counsel for the ] defense in the Cooper case, also defended j Cox. The fact that Anderson accepted i Hows created no little comment. ] The members of the completed jury, with their ages and occupations, follow: ] K. M. Burke, carpenter, forty-seven. 1 Robert McPherson. farmer, forty-nine. 1 G. A. Lane, farmer, llfty-two. i \\". A. Adcock, farmer, twenty-eight. I Casper Schnupp, farmer, forty-one. < J. H. Vaughn, farmer, forty-nine. S. M. Hyde, farmer, fifty-five. i Gus Knipfer, farmer, forty-seven. F. O. Bierman. real estate, forty-two. i J. A. Woodruf, farmer, fifty-five. I Jacob Frutiger, farmer, forty-nine. William Hows, farmer, fifty-five. i Method of Procedure. J The state has not yet decided upon its procedure in opening the case i*ext Tucs- < day. Mrs. Eastman, who was talking to Senator Carmack when he was killed, probably will be called as the first witness. The attorneys for the prosecution expect 1 to spend Sunday and Monday arranging 1 the order of their witnesses. Th<; course t of the defense will depend upon that of c the state. \ Bona Fide Circulation of The Even- 1 . - - . _ ing ana ounaay war. 1 The sworn statement below ^ shows that the circulation of i THE STAR is what it is claimed c to be. The circulation of THE ? STAR for the week, including: t and combining its evening and Sunday morning issues, is the largest, the best and the only sworn detailed circulation of eacii ( day, covering all issues, in the District of Columbia. In both its evening and Sunday morning issues it lias a larger 1 carrier delivery circulation into t the homes of Washington than ( any oilier two local papers combined. THE SUNDAY STAR, viewed separately, has the largest, the (l best and the only sworn circula- r tion in the District of Columbia. h Fifteen thousand of THE STAR'S regular subscribers take no other Washington paper whatever in their homes, depend- h ing upon THE STAR alone for v news and advertising. tl THE STAR, daily and Sunday, 0 thoroughly covers the local ad- . vertislng field, reaching all classes of Washington pur- ^ chasers, rich and poor alike, in their homes, on every day in the week, at an hour when they have ? the time and inclination to read a newspaper. SATURDAY, February 6, 1909 30.M0 SUNDAY, February 7, 1000 43,303 MONDAY. February 8. 1009 38,141 TUESDAY, February 9, 1909 38,537 S WEDNESDAY. February 10. 1909. 38,370 V TIIFKSDAY. February 11. 1999.. 38.530 e FRIDAY. February 11'. 1909 37,001) Total for the week 273,803 Average 30,115 b I solemnly swear that the above statement represents only the number of copies of THE EVENING and SUNDAY STAR eircu- * lated during the seven days a ended February 1", 1909?that is, the number of copies actually sold, delivered, furnished or mailed, for valuable considera- a] tion. to bona tide purchasers or jn subscribers-?and that the copies so counted are not returnable to (< or remain in the office unsold, ex- tl cept in the case of Sunday papers (1, sent to out-of-town agents only, Q from whom a few returns of g' unsold papers have not yet been received. F J. WHIT. HERRON, Business Manager, di The Evening Star Newspaper H Company. r< Subscribed and sworn to before aI me this thirteenth day of Feb- ! sc ruary, A.D. 1909. W. SPENCER ARMSTRONG. ,'a (.Seal.) Notary Public. ci $1 DETECTIVE A. W. PARHAM DEAD SUCCUMBS TO UREMIC POISONING AFTER WEEK S ILLNESS. Served on the Force Nearly Twenty Years?Formerly a United States Army Hospital Steward. V"' " . ' * ^**5* ^ A. W. Parham. Detective Sergeant Alpha \Y. Parham, one of the most popular members of the police department, died at his home, b'Jt 22d street northwest.- about 11:90 o'clock this morning. I,ast Monday he was taken ill after returning home from police headquarters and became unconscious, llis ailment was diagnosed as an attack of uremic poisoning, and while it was known that his condition was serious it was thought later in the week that he had a chance to recover. I^ist night he became worse and his attending physician informed friends that his death was imminent. Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed. Detective Patrick O'Brien, his partner at headquarters; members of Roosevelt Harrison. Army and Navy Union, and friends in Stansbury J-rOdge, F. A. A. M.. were with him during the week. Members of the two organizations will probably have charge of the last rites. His membership in the patriotic order was by reason of his service in the 9th United States Infantry. It is said that he was one of the first hospital stewards appoint?d in tlie government service. Born in This City. Alpha XV. Parham was born in this city June 1. ISTiS. his father, William Parham, trhn U:QU a limifiifrin* i?-? ?-!???* WW ?.W < (V ><\.iiu auill lil liiC ori \ H.C UU1 ~ Ing the Mexican war. having died about twenty-five years ago. The father was a sculptor, and. It is stated, did consider, able work on the Lincoln statue that is in front of the courthouse. Detective Parham was one of four children, a twin brother, Omeager, being one of them. Mrs. H. G. Forsberg and Mrs. Julia Garrett are his sisters. He is also survived by his wife and two children. As a member of the police department Detective Parham many times displayed lis ability in the investigation of important cases, and upon one occasion lie tvas complimented by the superintendent for bravery and coolness. I'pon tine occasion of an emancipation parade April lb, 18i>2, his prompt and courageous coniuct probably saved the life of Capt. Doyle, who was then a sergeant, in presenting a parader from running a bayonet through him. Parham was appointed a member of tlie police force November 20. istm. and was sent to the third precinct for duty, performing duty in what was known as 'Foggy Bottom" at a time when courageous men were needed. In Race Ti'ack Crusade, 7lis ability was recognized by ids superior officers, when lie was selected by he superintendent of police to serve the 3oard of Trade in a crusade against race racks and gambling places in Alexandria county, Va., and September 1, INH7. lie vas appointed to a position in the deteeive office. Early in life lie displayed an interest n military affairs, following in the footsteps of ills father, who had endured uirdships during the Mexican war, and nlisted in the army. He was sent west hortly after he enlisted and participated n some of the more exciting incidents >f the Indian campaigns. While in the irmy lie gained knowledge of the drug lusiness and was frequently called upon n treat sick or wounded soldiers STEAMSHIP GOES ON ROCKS. >nly Twenty-Six Persons Out of 100 Reach Shore. WELLINGTON, N. Z., February 1.1"he steamship Penguin, a vessel of ?24 ons. belonging to the New Zealand t'nion ,'ompanv, ran on the rocks off Cape Terairhiti last night. The passengers and row, to the number of nearly one Injured, embarked on hurriedly constructed afts and in two boats, tlie other boats aving been smashed. Only twenty-six persons have reached hore and it is feared that the others have een lost. Twenty-six bodies have been ,ashed ashore. The captain, who was lie last to leave the ship, clung to an verturned boat, and was rescued. One oman among the survivors lost her husand and four children. TO SERVE TEN YEARS. "hree Defendants in Manslaughter Case Sentenced. Ten years each in the penitentiary was he sentence imposed by Justice Gould cday on Margaret Smallwood, Henry mallwood, her husband, and William Vhittaker, all colored, who were recently onvicted of manslaughter. The Smallwood woman, according to he testimony, during an altercation in Villow Tree alley was handed a pistol y her husband, to whom it had been lipped by his friend Whitaker, and the roman tired at another woman, but nitsslg her struck and killed Margaret Jett, bystander. They were Indicted for secnd degree murder, but the jury returned verdict for manslaughter. John. G. Mason Pleads Not Guilty. John G. Mason, an aged inmate of the Itnshouse at Blue Plains, D. C.. who was dieted for second degree murder in collection with the death of Matthew Mcrossin, a fellow-inmate of the iustituon, November 19 last, was arraigned toly before Justice Gould in Criminal ' uurt No. 1. He entered a plea of not i illty and was remanded to await trial. ( ire Drives Hotel Guests From Room ' NEW YORK. February 13.?Three bun- t red and fifty guests of the Algonquin 1 i otel in West 44th street hastily left their * toms in their night clothes early today id sought safety in the hotel lobby, when >me sparks from a fire in a rear oneory extension drifted into tlie building, i he extension which was used as a res- \ urant was destroyed, but the hotel prop- i was unharmed. The damage was ' ,OOU. i WARSHIP MAY 60 TO LIBERIA I STATE DEPARTMENT ANXIOUS i TO AVERT CATASTROPHE. r I T Crisis Is Imminent?Foreign Em- . ployes in Jeopardy?England Sends Gunboat and Soldiers. ^ Consideration is given today by the Stat" lVpartnicnt to the question of j dispatching an American war vessel to ! Tdbcria. wiiere conditions arc reported j i to be upset and fears are felt for the j i safety of foreign officials in the employ of the republic. 'J These latter arc British and French I persons employed in the customs serv- ! ' ice. Already the British government ] I has dispatched a warship to Monrovia i and also a company of soldiers. , The country is reported to he suffering j i from a corrupt administration of its ! affairs. Fears are fe.lt that a rontini uance of the present situation may r? | suit in the passing- of its 40,000 miles ^ of territory into alien hands. The Fnited States has always he- 1 friended Liberia, and it is thought the n moral support which the presence of ^ one of its war vessels would afford would be helplul in tiie present emer- <i gency. Most of tiie trade between the two countries passes by way of Li verpool. Cable advices received at the State p IH'partment yesterday indicate that a j 1 climax lias been reached in the situa- j _ tion. Conditions, according to tiie in- j formation at hand, are grave. (Ireat | e j alarm is felt by the foreign officials in id Liberian employ. j v i A Kritisli gunboat has arrived to af-j. ford protection to foreign interests. A ,l | company of soldiers lias been sent from ] w i ?ierra Leone to the capital at ilonn via i i for tiie same purpose. Apparently great despondency is en; tertained as to the ability of the gov- i ernment to maintain itself and as to ! the future of Liberia as a nation. Yesterday's cables called renewed attention to the efforts of the State Department, inaugurated by Secretary Koot, to secure an appropriation of jbo.Ooo to enable the President to send to Liberia a commission witli a view to reporting recomj mendatlons as to the specific action t Ills I government should take which would con, stitute the most effective measures of relief. Secretary Root anticipated the development of conditions which would menace seriously the future of Liberia, which was established as a direct result of the j action, first, of American citizens, and. j secondly. 01 me government ol tne United ? | States. Consequently, to this government Liberia has been an object of peculiar in- ^ terest. ? Curiously enough, It was President Lin- a coin who approved, in 1NJ2, a treaty with that country, whereby its recognition as Ian independent state was given. It was h President Lincoln also who appointed tiie c' first diplomatic representative of the t< United States tliere. V From time to time since the United Slates has intervened in boundary disputes, making it clear that this government was most anxious to befriend Li- jc beria and have It continue as a nation. j Should a commission be authorized, the j ' State Department probably would utilize e' tiie services of a war vessel to take the a members to Liberia. ii ASKS FOR QUARTER MILLION ? li MORE MONEY NEEDED TO FIGHT '? Ol CATTLE DISEASE. iu I a g Inspection Must Be Continued for at t( Least Three Months, Secretary ^ Wilson Says. : d< Is ro Secretary Wilson of the Department of Agriculture has communicated to Congress the fact that unless another appropriation of $2.70.000 is made to cover d* the expenses of stamping out fool-and- tb mouth disease the work of tiie bureau of at animal industry, which has charge of the ; meat inspection branch of the governi merit, will be seriously hampered before ! the end of the fiscal year. L Early in the present session the Secretary asked Congress to give him $.700.ooo for this work, hut only $1.70,000 was ap propriaieu. ite says mat i ai-i ready has been expended, and there are (.( further liabilities estimated at $63,285, ^ making a total of $247,061 up to this date. , All of this money was taken from the appropriation for general expenses of the P' bureau of animal industry. Mr. Wilson T' says further: M "While the general bureau work has ti< not yet suffered, it is apparent that it will 00 be most seriously crippled before the year is out unless the appropriation is relm- la bursed. The number of employes now T engaged In the final work of disinfection lo is 100, and it will not be possible to withdraw all of them until warm weather? ra say for three months yet." in The recent epidemic of foot-and-mouth disease, responsible for these large ex- ( penditures, was in the states of Pennsylvania, New York. Michigan and Mary- _ land. The disease was brought under control some time ago, but Mr. Wilson has declared that men must be kept in the field to observe symptoms, with a view to preventing another outbreak. Ts mi BIGGEST FINE ON RECORD. tin lai Negroes Assessed $30,000,000 Each toi for Garbage Law Violation. Ci AUGUSTA. Ga? February 13.?"I ll go Judge Uandis one better and make tlie stt fine $30,000,000," said Recorder Picquet th yesterday in imposing sentence upon seven 110 negroes convicted of violating the health sa^ ordinances in allowing garbage to uccu- jn mulate on their premises. The tine was stf imposed upon ea. h of the negroes. prl The negroes sank to the bench with ','1 groans and staring eyes, and when the | ^ laughter which the court's decision caused ' no had subsided the recorder suspended sen- ley tenee upon condition that each of tlie de- fl< fendants deposit $1 with the clerk. The ordinance under which the sentence was imposed provides that the court "may impose any tine he sees ttt." j GETS A LIFE SENTENCE. j First White Man Convicted of Mur- Co der in Mississippi "for 40 Years. co COLUMBUS, Miss.. February 13.?"We, fo1 tla- iurv, find the defendant guiltv as * net charged. but recommend him to the taj mercy of the court." This was the ver- wj diet of tlie jury impaneled to try Charles lat It. Smith for the murder of E. A. Laurent- J" Miss Estelle Smith, who has been a conspicuous figure during the progress of to the trial, sobbed plteously when she Wr heard the verdict. wr A motion for a new trial was overruled br< and Smith was sentenced to imprisonment for life In the state penitentiary. Smith is the first white man to be con- *'? victed of murder in this county for forty ^x< vears. ;_'r , SU BIG FIBE IN MILWAUKEE. Employe of Manufacturing Plant A Loses His Life. MILWAUKEE, Wis.. February 13.? o'c! riie one-hundred-tliousand-dollar plant of Ell the II. W. Jolins-ManvlUe Company. manufacturers of steam pipe and boiler overing, outside the western city lintits, s burning, and, it is believed, will be a , Lotal loss. J A panic started on tiie second floor, and T lie stampede which resulted caused the the "atal burning of one employe. All other er mployes escaped. T 8 p Imposes Sentence for Assault. Arthur L. Scott, a cigar salesman, con- J.ua Meted recently of assault with a deadly a.ir veapon on ...r, Robbins while In a saloon B n South Washington last September, 8 p vas sentenced today by Justice Gould to j;;. ierve eighteen months in the penitentiary. ^ p ISIOENUT DESK 5romptly at Work on Return From Kentucky. 'HECKS SPEEDY TRAINMEN Arrives Later Than Expected Because of Lost Time. IAKES SPEECH AT HABRJSBUR Expresses Himself Much Pleased With Visit to Lincoln Homestead. Lunches on the Train. President Roosevelt and his party arived in Washington at 2 p.m. today on heir return from the dedication of ttie tentorial building on the Lincoln farm i Larue county, Kentucky. The presient expressed himself as much pleased nth the trip. President and Mrs. Roosevelt and Miss "thel Roosevelt drove from the station o the White House in an open carriage, "here were a numlter of people congregaid on the grounds and to these the Presicnt bowed pleasantly. President Kooseelt had taken luncheon on the train nd went ab once to his office to begin rork upon tlie accumulation of matl Rough Wagon Road Causes Delay. ALTOONA, Pa., February 13.?President ioosevelt. who arrived here at 8:05 this nornlng on his return front the Lincoln arm dedication In Kentucky, will reach Vashington at 2 p.m. today. This Is two ours later than the original schedule ailed for, hut the delay Is due to the 'resident's aversion to excessive sj?eed. ^he difficulty of getting over the wagon oad from Hodgenville to the Lincoln ilace caused a delay there that was not ounted upon when the schedule was pre >are<j, nut not witnstanuirig mis loss or ime the railroad officials were prepared o bring t!ie presidential train bark on he original time. To do so would have equired some rapid running. Finding here was no occasion for haste the Presitent advised slower speed. The President carried with him to Washington the usual number of presnts. Two of them are unique, one being demijohn of thirty-year-old whisky, preented by Gen. John B. Castleman of .ouisville, and the other a gold-mounted iokory walking stick, cut from the Ltnoln farm and presented by the postmas?rs of Kentucky through Postmaster food of I^oulsville. Enthuses Railway Men. YORK. Pa., February 13.?When Preslent Roosevelt's train pulled into the tation at llarrisburg today he was greetd by a large crowd, which was composed lmost entirely of railroad men. Appearig on the rear platform of his private ar he made them a brief address, which howed that on the many trips he has iken on the roads he has made a close tudy of their characteristics. "I like the railroad man " he said. "I ke them as a class. They make the very est kind of citizens. They learn to act rt their own responsibility and yet to act nder orders. They are prompt and they re accurate. They go in order and they o on time?just so." And to illustrate, he clapped his haudjgether. allowing one to glide over the ther with lightning rapidity, a motion hich. taken with the tone of the Pr< si?nt's voice, gave a very fair imitation of train whizzing by a given point. The ibute was highly enjoyed by the rail>aders, and they applauded loudly. Arrival at Baltimore. BALTIMORE. Md.. February 13.?Presi>nt Roosevelt on hie special train passed irough here on his return to Washington : 1 :lt? p.m. today. ASKS HEAVY DAMAGES. ittle Boy, Through Father, la Plaintiff in Suit. Granville E. Dickey, six years old, l?y ? father, Raymond B. Dickey, has fll?d lit In the District Supreme Court to reiver $15,000 damages from the Union ransfer Company for injuries resulting om the alleged carelessness of an emloye of the defendant. companj. hrough his attorney. J. J. Darlington, r. Dickey also asks for $*.'.500 remunera3n "for doctors' bills aggregating Jtl,o and the loss of his son's services." It is set forth in the bill that June '? st the bov was playing near 17th and streets northwest, when a wagon benglng to the Union Transfer Company, id alleged to have been driven at a high te of speed, ran down the boy, breakg his left leg. 3RAZED NEGRO RUNS AMUCK. lot and Killed After Terrorizing Many on Memphis Streets. MEMPHIS, Tenn.. February 13.?Henry ite, a negro who ran amuck, attacking ?n, women and children, and throwing e fashionable neighborhood about Popu avenue and Dunlap street Into a panic lay. was shot and killed by W. B. ement. Armed with a knife, the negro tde attack after attack on white people omen were compelled to run from the sets, three men were knocked down by e negro, and one sustained a cut in the ck. Tate is believed to have become inne over religion. A'lth a Bible in one hand and a knife the other, he api>eared at a grocery ire. and without a word hit the proletor a heavy blow on the Jaw. knocking n to the ground. Tate then rushed into f street, pursued by a mob. growing -ger every minute. The negro turned rth on Loath street, then east on Haw avenue running to Dunlap street. Har* ement overtook aim and shot him dead. GRAY OUT ON $5,000 BAIL. itice Barnard Granta Writ on Accused Bookkeeper's Petition. lustiee Barnard of the District Supreme urt today granted a writ of habeas rpus on the petition of Oden B. Gray. rmer bookkeeper of the Washington an and Trust Compuny, wito was ht?ted last Saturday at the bank and ten to the first precinct station, charged tli forgery. Gray was released on bail er in the day. A preliminary hearing tlie Police Court was set for February and Gray renewed his bond. ?oday the bondsmen surrendered Gray Ma}. Sylvester and immediately the it of habeas corpus was sued out. The it was directed to MaJ. Sylvester to iduce the prisoner forthwith before Juse Barnard. "lie court then ordered that a hearing uld be had Friday, February 1J?. and ed bail at $5,000 for the appearance of ay. who was released. Dr. W. W. -wart qualified as bondsman. Funeral of Mrs. Wm. F. Boyd. .rrangements have been made for fual services over the body of Mrs. Willi F. Boyd. Monday afternoon at 2 lock at the home of her father. Gen. is Spear. ItiOl Oak street. Mount PleasInterment will be private. Mrs. yd died in Saguache. Col., last SaturEtecords for Twenty-Four Hours. he following were the readings of the rmometer and barometer at the weathbureau since 2 p.m. yesterday: hermometer? February 12. 4 p.m.. 4?>: m., 36; 12 midnight. 32: February 1:5. .m., 47; 8 a.m.. 3d; noon, 30; 2 p.m.. 6:;. . ximum temperature, ?53; at 2 p.m.. Febry 13: minimum temperature, 40, at 3 i., February 13. arometer?February 12. 4 p.m.. 30 22: .ni? 3U.11>: 12 midnight, 30.16. February 4 a.m.. 3o.o~; 8 a.m., 30.08; noon, 3U.U8; in , 30.08.