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I I Tuesday T northerly northerl needs Fair y colder y r winds Iteht li ht tonight tom to ht ire fresh freshnortherly and andTuesday sl 1 ur b < b t ng t O n Q t m e 1 I CITY THE M MEDIUM BEST OF o WASHiNOTON WASHiNOTONNUMBER VASHiN ADVERTISING ADVERTISINGMEDIUM ADVERTlSINGI ADVERTIS1fvGneeds IN d N1TON N1TONNUMBER THEnortherl THE THECITY TON TONI TONNUMBER < I
NUMBER 3115 WASIINGTON YdlfnINGTON t MONDAY DECEMBER Br + R 22 2 r 1902 PRICE ONE CENT C NT
CASTAWAYS CRAZED GRAZEDBY CRAZEDBY CRAZEDBY
BY AWFUL AWFULSUFFERI SUFFERING
Schooners Collide at Sea Seaand Seaand Seaand
and Both Go to the BottbmOnly Bot Bottom BottomOnly ¬
tom tomOnly Only Fifteen of the theCrew theCrev theCrew
Crew of Twentyone TwentyoneReach TventyoneReach TwentyoneReach
Reach the Long Boat BoatThree Boatrhree Boatfllree
Three Days at Sea With No NoFood NoFood NoFood
Food and Little Clothing ClothingNearly ClothingNearly ClothingNearly
Nearly Starved and Frozen Frozenby Frozenby Frozenby
by Their Terrible Experi ExperiBOSTON Experience Experience
ence enceBOWTON
enceDOIiTON
BOSTON Dee It ftTH The nvemated tiremsMedchootlet nvematedjchooaer ae t tJCbooHr
jchooaer Lento LoeI B B Crary and the largelourMMsr large largetourmaster largeour
tourmaster our Frank A Palmer Pal PalTom bound bosadrom boundTom
Tom rom Newpert Wowut K w WII fer Boston collided coltldedat collidedoff aoUWedlit
off at Tbatober TlM Tb ckere 18 Igk M e ss Wednesday Wednesdaynight Weda7aigbt wdaedsaynight
night lent JtoU BotJaeta1t k vessels Bask alrnoA alrnoAImmediately alssedtImmediately Io IoImmedla
Immediately ImmediatelyOut Immedla ImmedlaOut
Out ot the tweetee tweatyone tw o MM tomposing tomposingthe Dg Dgtbe
the > two erewr six went t down with the thevessels t1tevesel theveseele
vessels Fifteen met managed gei ta get getinto getinlo setinto
into a boat belonging belosI te the tk Frank A APalmer APalmer APalmer
Palmer After suffering eu erlft ladoeertbable ladoeertbablehardships hHleMltMWharda1ll tadosalbtblehardships
harda1ll hardships ten t ef them tl them were plotted lilted up upesterda7 upyesterday P Pyesterday
yesterday by b the t Asking ID schooner < Maa MaaabaBSflC Ma Maaba Mlaaabaeaet
aba abaBSflC Mt The other died la I the course courseof eotn eotnof coareeof
of their three days exposure re tt to hunger 111181old buggertold hungercold
cold old sad the perils pert of a rough aea aeaThe 11MTbe sttaaThe
The Manshaasitf t reached the wharfearly wharf wharfearly hart hartearJ
early earJ this Oil meralag MRlag bringing brhtgi brt giag the OMire aur aurx ar arvivors
vivors x ire ivor of the disaster dlMet AU were M Ie a adesperate adfsperato adesperate
desperate condition ceIMH Oa iugerlag miff arias er1a1fro from fromfroxea troutfrozen
frozen fro Ube u and nearly starved Twe Tweof Tweof Tweor
of then tlte were drlvea elrl iaraae iaraaeAnwfcg IB8Be1DGItg Iar IarAmoitg
Anwfcg these rescued re were Oaai Capt Wil William WIIlIm WilHam ¬
liam H Petter of the Louise Lotti II Crary Crecyand Craryand CnHTand
and Captain Rawdlng of the Frank A APalmer APalmer APalmer
Palmer
No Clothing or Food FoodThe FoodTbe FoodThe
The DlOR B ea went w compelled to take to tothe t8tbf tothe
the boats Itoa without 8et having time to secure securerroTlatoM MeVCpTod sseureprovlsteas
rroTlatoM pTod er clethlag other the haa what whatthey whatthey Mt Mt1bfY
they were wearing ling la I a bitlag wind windand wladand WI WIand
and oa a rough KA without sails to tepropel toprop1 topropel
propel their little craft they drifted drittedout driftedwit tlri M Mout
out toward the eeeaa When m picked up upby upby p pby
by the BBbermea l1 they were sixtyfive sixtyAvemiles sixtyfivemiles styIvlmllN
miles east 01 of Highland light HghLHuaaer IIglILHuager lightHusger
Huaaer sad coW combined mbled te make maketheir maketheir lte ltetbfIT
their suffering terrible terrlb Three et the themen UlemfD themen
men became iaeaao 0 and Jumped ever everboard per perboard vec vecboard
board board and a fourth died of exhaustion exhaustionOn exha exhaOa exhauMlosOn
On Saturday the cold was iatease latea lateatbe aad aadthe atlta atltathe
the remaining r lalag moa IH In the tee o beat t wero weroFATE Vo4MoLAURA wsroi wsroIJURA
i
LAURA BIGnAR BIGGARTO TO KNOW KNUWFATE KNOWFATE
FATE ON t1t CHRISMS EYE EYEMysterious EVEMysterIous EYEMysterious
Mysterious Witness Will Re Return Return Return ¬
turn Says Younger YoungerFRBBHOLD YoungerFRBJlHOLD YoungerFRBHHOLD
FRBBHOLD N J Dee St 3I1Httrial 3I1Httrialot 3irhe The trial yrjalof
of Laura BIggar the actress accused accusedwith aeetll aeetllwltk accusedwith
with Dr Charles ClaarJ G llendricks and andSamuel aadSamuel II IItamuel
Samuel Btaatoa of conspiracy pirae continued continuedhere eonUaHdhere continuedhere
here today with the resumption rptl by byfa byfaBiggar Miss MiesBiggar MissBiggar
Biggar of her story tory about her alleged allegedmarriage a1l8S a1l8Smrrlage allegedmarriage
marriage to Bennett and of the child she shesays shenays
says she I e bore bor him himAt JtIaAt himAt
At the opening of the court It was wasnoubUal WMtioubUal wasdoubttaI
noubUal U the cue cae would be aamhsd to today toHell tobecause ¬
day Hell because BIOS MSI so many witnesses wttMeMlllaH had been beenbrought ItMIIbrougil bossbrought
brought forward unexpectedly R dl The Theactress TIMctr Tb Tbactress
actress ctr still has a long story te tt tell sat satIt
it is announced by too dofensi that It Itwill ftwill
will recall Dr llendrica The proaecu pIOMfttloo prosecution proaecution
tion toe has h mack more evidence to to1u pat patin putin
in 1uIt
It IK gr generally n nerallr ralty cascaded that It will willlake wDltke willIeke
lake three Ihreeflete hrf more days t at R to toJ car carplot
plot J flete let all the testimony tu of the dot dotand tielaDd dteass dteassand
and prosecution o eutloa In I rebuttal sad the theharg UIehaC8l thebarge
< barge < to the Jury by Judge J e Balder HeislerThis He HeThla BalderThis
This would mean mea that the twelve t1Ml Moo Moomouth MoIImouUI Moemouth
mouth county cOUDt farmers of the jury will be begent besent beBeat
gent out to formulate f their verdict on 011brletMM asd
d Christmas hristttea eve It to believed lte that they theyvill erill theywill
will ill reach a speedy agreement m fa order orderto
to spend Christmas day at their t respec respective 1 1tlve rspoolive ¬
live bales beoesWEATHER balesWEATHER
WEATHER CONDITIONS CONDITIONSThe
The Th south tll PactSc storm that was wufT1 eatral cen centra ¬
tra fT1 I Saturday Bat nomine aortIla over Oy eastern uera K Kieraska Ke Keuraaka MeI
uraaka I is now passing Into the Gulf ClltICLawreaee of oft ofSt
St t Lawrence aDd another is moving S In Infrom lafrom Infrom
from British Columbia ColumbiaThe CoI CoIThe ColsobiaThe
The weather wea continue cloudy from the theMiMiseippt t1MJippt theMleIsip
MleIsip MiMiseippt Valley eastward Matwa although althoughthe althought I HMItIII HMItIIII
the I ht rain rat sad now w have 11 ye practically practicallyased pnedoalloaMcl practicallyased
oaMcl oaMclTfmptres asedTempi ased asedTemperatures
Temperatures Tempi atsres have fallen considerably considerablyrotn
rom the th Ohio bfo Valley southward 1111 and inhe In Inhe I Ihf
he Northwest but are not much below belowhe belowI belowhe
I he se seasonal 1001 ooat averageThe average averageThe verapTbe
The eastward movement Dt of a high highr blshye highrPure
> r rPure ssw ware ave ye now ever the Slope Iope region regionv re raglansill a aill
sill v ill dominate the tbetater weather condition cordkfotateast conditionut Nlldttklatatlt
east < ut or the tb Mlseisstp MlMhurtppt River for thr O 0 v next nextf ae1ltfo
f fo < w das and fair weather may there thereore tItnT thereare
ore nT hr b or + c expected x lctlCl with lower temper temperim teIaperaIr
I im Ir i in tOu
On IrOn < > n the tilt middle and nd amah Atlantic Coast Coasttlic Ceutthp Cetthe
the with will be light to toteCJy freak norta nortawfBterly nortbaesteel
aesteel wfBterly teCJy y and on th tJ east Quit Quitlight nevi nevilght i i1ilbt
light northerly northerlysteamTii northerlySteamers I Itearnprll
Steamers tearnprll departing today for fororts torort Iut + epesa epesanrla
orts ort will have brisk wester westercrept wstrly 17 vitals vitalsincept II
crept hi high h off the New Xagtaad Xagtaadvh eGUt csettthb eGUtIb
vh Ib clearing and colder weather eat to the therand tiegrand
grand rand Bank
BankTEMPERATURE
TEMPERATURE TEMPZRATURIIa I
a 111 111I 41 41o
I m IS IShim
1 him PIII
rJ TWIaUIN Will tIQJfJD
todafTWIaUIN
JD > o i d ta fetgy todaf 4U < > m Ssutr
110 ri V tetMlarw JI e 71 71TID 31d 1 11IDIItt g gi
TID 1IDIItt TAJfc i a atiigh
tiigh igh I It t I 1 115 j ma maleaw j jJow I
Jow f 1 eg II A hII1gb
lIKb I 4111 l llAw g Tit TitLow j
lAw I tltefltlNItll U a oX
scarcely Mltreel able to keep a lookout for lorneeorlD a auecorlaff asuccoring
succoring sail II Whew oMIt the Maaahaaoet Maaabaaaetesugist Maaahaaoetcaught t teall8ht
caught sight of the sufferers < erere they were werealmost WftrealMOSt wereahsoet
almost in a comatose COIRa state stateAs stateAs taw tawA
As A soon as Capt Dexter MaUDe of ofthe 0Ute ofthe
the Maaahaeset had It the survivors rYlYOrs rYlYOrsOle of ofthe f fthe
the disaster ter aboard be laid hie hi course courselor e coursefor re re11M
for Beetoa Ae he approached the upper upperpolice tapperJMII8er upperharbor
harbor he made signals for kelp and a apollee apollee
pollee boat put out to blotThe him himThe III IIITh
The Th collision occurred tatred Wednesday Wednesdaynight WHDMdaynight Wednesdaynight
night The lookouts aad wheelmen ea eaeach eaellt eneach
each ellt of the doomed schooners saw w the theother theother theother
other schooner llehoe er when they were still stillsome stillsome tlll tlllMUM
some distance apart The Palmer had hadthe hatttM hadthe
the right of way and was running on onthe ODtM osthe
the starboard tack but the captaip or orsteersman orsteeraDMIA orsteersman
steersman ot the Crary calculated that thathe tbathe thatbe
he had suMdent su > Atelet room roe In which to run runacross rugaer runaeroes
across aer the Palmers bows and tried to do doK doThe doIt doit
K It
ItTN
The Crary struck the Palmer ea the theport tlteport theport
port bow bo ant cut so deeply 1 into her herthat ItertJMIt herthat
that both sehosner began ga to settle tHe at
cues sad ad the order was w given 81 to take takete taketo
te t the OMta beats Most of the small all boats boatsoa boatso boatsoa 1
oa o both schooners had bees smashed smashedwhen 8R1ecta unaskedwhen
when a the collision came 1M sad fl some e of ofthe fll flltile ofthe
I
the men In I both crews hud been killed killedThere killedThere
There wa was AS only time to launch the t1l long longboat I lungboat q qboat
boat boat a craft raft about twentynve feet k kf1 kf1fr knee kneefrom el elfrem
from fr the Palmer PalmerInto PaIlMrIDto PalmerInto
Into this UI boat there piled the eaptoiM eaptoiMof IJu IJuof
of both schooners and thirteen Utlrt sailer sailermoot saftocomost Uorti UortiJDOet
moot of them from the Palmer 181 The Themea TheDlea Themen
mea rowed ro away from the side hIe of thesinking the thesinking thealaklDf
sinking vessels to escape being drawn drawndown tlra tlradown drawndown
down by the suction when hft the Maw beatsshould Mawuw beat beatshould
should go under the water waterThe waterThe waterThe
The men In I the long boat of the t Patm4 Patm4had r rMet PamiJhad
had been beeawe usable to save Ye any y ef oItltelr oItltelrelO their theirclothing theirclothing
clothing elO lIn or t ta take lie aboard any a WIt or orprovisions orprom orprorteloss
provisions prom Whoa the achooaora MMOra west weidown w wdowa westdown
down leaving them aloae ales IOIN upon u what whatseemed wted whetssemed
seemed ed a boundless bou expanse x of water waterthey waterUtey waterthey
they were v without food or water or orshelter orhelter orshelter
shelter The spray pnt from fro the see seas washed waehedover waeltedoyer washedover
over the men In I the little boat coating coatingtheir coatiagtheir e atlactheir
their clothing elotlll with ice iceThe IeeTIM leeThe
The sufferings of the men were lade Indescribable I I8Cl11M1t1 ladencribable ¬
scribable Four of the mea frem tike tikePalmer tbflPalmer tItItPalr
Palmer save sa up the light and laid down downtn de deI downis
tn I the 1 bow 1Mt of the bong beat Pride Fridanight PrtdaPt Pridenight
night Pt they all died diM huddled Mlldl up p In the theboat tMboat theboat
boat boatSaturday boatSaturday
boatSe
Saturday Se lnla7 night oak of the other sail sailors sailors 11 11ore ¬
ors who had kept ap Ms courage at t Brat arstbegan autbqea Bratbegaa
began to show signs of insanity ty and andlater alldlater andlater
later dragged himself to the gunwale gaawaleaad g gunwalesad wale walealld
sad plunged headlong late the leywatery ley Icywater leyten
water ten lie nk sank at one ones and bas body bodydid bodydid 1 1tIW
did not reappear upon the surfaod surfaodef lNlfaecJsf surfaeaof
ef the th l lBlG waterBIG water waterBIG
BIG BftEIN FIHE IN KILEDamage KNOXVILLE KNOXVllLBUSINESS KNOXVILLEBUSINESSDISTRIOT
BUSINESS BUSINESSDISTRIOT BUSINESSDISTRIOTDamage OISTRICT OISTRICTDamage
Damage Over X350000 350000 and andTwo andTvo andTwo
Two Lives May Be Lost LostKNOXVILLB LostKNOXVILLB LostKKOXVILt4
i KNOXVILLB Tenn T Dee tt JIo JIowide Plro Ptrowhich Plrowhich
which wide started Ittart In an unknown Manor 1 In Inthe I Itlte Isthe
the Knoxvllle Kn xvtlk Pants Companys C build buildtog betslag 1141 1141lap
tog oa Commerce c Street this mornlaggdestroyed morning morningdestroyed JDOrDlg1IeIItr9
1IeIItr9 destroyed the following property In the thedistrict t ttItIItrIct thebelnss
belnss district districtOeerse tItIItrIctQ dltrictOeorg
Oeerse Q orM Brown A Co c whotaaale herd herdware JIenIwa hardware
ware wa halldtac and stock tt fUI fUIW1IIf 11111 11111Tulilag MW MWBuiWiMx
BuiWiMx W1IIf on Jt K S Ih Paynes JaF Payne estate estatein w wK1e
in 111111 111111Kazr1IS
j Kaoxvllle Prune Company stock stockL 1Ue1rIII I IL
III IIIt
L t Dnvtd DIt ft Co cw cwaMM cusss pas Il stock aeekXeChtI
11111 111111leeycs aMM aMMareyles
areyles McCteilon XeChtI Lackey farming farmingR faraclnllrIiUI farmtgigdesseats
igdesseats lnllrIiUI stock k M MR
R R H Caie Cat Cale ft Co wholesale Ie llanoa llanoadoolers I IdoaIer8 ligaottdelvers
doolers building balldl and stock USMO 1110Siunkia USMOSbaaklia 1111IOrala
Sbaaklia Orate Company stock i1II i1IIXeTrllood 15111McTesrhood MO MOMcTeerhood
McTeerhood A Co C wholesale w clothing clothingbuilding cletill clothingbuilding
building 1 and stock I III 15111 15111Nayns Cew CewHaynos
Haynos II ft Henson wholesale wllo boots and andshoes andchaos Dd DdIldlna
j shoes building Ildlna and stock stock 110111 110111Divies UM UMDavfes 1 1Day
Davfes Day Furniture Pun te Company CoM stock stocknM Ic
nM nMScorched 1 11011Scorched
1IeereMtI
Scorched buildings broken glass otc etcof otcU otcK
of the U west side of Oar Street 1 1Clair lU10 lU10Clairbra tMO tMOCfairbome
Cfairbome Clair estate etat sad Cowan eow Cloth Clothlag Clothlac Clothlag
lag factory building WIDC and stock 2iII 2iIIT1Ie fLlilS1he 25M 25MThe
The above boYe loss Is I approximately cov covered coyb covered ¬
ered by b about boat threefourths t oartba insuranceTwo Insurance InsuranceTwo Cf CfTwe
Two men alai are reported buried under nder the thewalls tbewal thewalis
walls wal of the Breyl Brln s McClellen KeClell ft Lackey Lackeybuilding Laeke Laekebtdldblg Lackeybuilding
building but no effort will be made toverify to toverify kJrAf
verify rAf tale until the debris lIebr1 cools coosChattanooga coolsChattanooga eeo eeoCllattaaootl8
Chattanooga started a Are company companyte CfNDpa CfNDpate
tt te the scene but Its It services Ie were not notBLAMED notDHIed notnailed
nailed DHIedBLAMED nailedBLAMED
BLAMED ALL HIS TROUBLES TROUBLESON
ON PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ROOSEVELTtod ROOSEVELTDtM ROOSEVELTDwuentd
DtM tod Man Charge the Nations NationsExecutive Nati31tuctIU NatioaaEzcrtive
Executive 1tuctIU With Having Harin Hired HiredMea iredMe HiredNan
Mea Me to Beat Him HimCHJBUUBA Hh HhC HimClt11L8EA
CHJBUUBA C Mass Dec M 221 = I want at a awarrant at awarrant
warrant t for President rrwt eat Roosevelt Roosevelt t said saidCharles aidClMlrlea saidCharts
Charles C White Wilte W te a welltodo IIto4ht resident residentat t tat
at the Central police station tatio Addressing AddressingFa4iee A AdiresefagPens J
Pens Captain ta1a drover White eeatlaaed o ooCtlaed ooCtlaedlt I IHe
lt He hired Tim McCarthy MeCarU and John JohnParley JoIualer JohnFarley
Parley ler to assault It me the other day and I 1was Iasaalted Iwas
was assaulted by b them t on Baatera sstera ra Ave Avenue AYttBoonit Ayeins ¬
ins Roosevelt was tier t ia his carriage carriageaad dCTtaeMOa1a cacraeesad
sad encouraged eMOa1a the t s men while lallo they t were wereTkea wereaUt werestriking
aUt striking 1Ir a aflea
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flea the speaker er rambled Into lIat a aof Ions Ionsstring longstring
string of complaint OOIIIP against President PreIdetIeit PresidentRoosevelt JItU
Roosevelt U end the coal ojaaotlon 10 The Tbberah TheMM TIteeaes
MM wa was siring under ecdteateat eaes eaesarrest and andreofstod sailtined I
tined arrest arrestlit arrestIle
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THE PRESIDENT AND ANDParty ANOFAMilY AMOFAMILY
FAMilY RETURN HOME HOMEParty IIOMEParty
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Old Virginia VirginiaTHE VirginiaiHE VirginiaTHE
THE TRAIN ARRIVES ON TIME TIMEChief TIMEChief TIMEChief
Chief Executive Mot at Station by Sec Secretary Sec Secretary Secrotary ¬
retary Cortolyou CortelyouSoDda Sends Message MessageTo MOHageTo MassageTo
To So Secretary retary Hay HayPresident HayPresWatl > Iprw
President prw Roosevelts RM enU special 1 trainreooked train trainreached lnItIreMIted
reached Washington on 8 a time at lll1oclock 11 11oclock 1111 1111geoek
oclock this morning nlng Secretary Cotta Certely Cottayou
y 1 M met the party part at the Matton Claim oa The ThePreoMeat TheP ThePresident
President P t teM Secretary Cortelyott Cartlyou that thatdespite thatdespite
despite 18 the Inclement teat weather he had hodhad hIiIIpM hadhad
had a good time tI and felt f 1t setter tel for therest the therest Olerefit
rest from fr official cores eM It had agorded agordedm agordedNone a aklm aga del delhim
him m
klmNOH
None of the Presidents party felt anythe any anythe aartile
the worse this to morning for their threehour three threehour t ree reehoar
hour horseback ride in I the rote nd yester yesterday yaterday yesterday ¬
day aft afternoon lter erne oa They were all wet to tetbe totJt tothe
the skin kla fUll chilled to the bone when whenthey w wt whenthey
they t 1 reached r the Wilmer residence 1etII at atoeloektJlat ioclockthat I Ioclock
oclock oeloektJlat that is all U but the President Presidentwho Presidentwhe
who leaked and acted as H be could couldhave 0fHI1dMeM couldhavMeod
havMeod have fttacwj anetber ether three tJar hours with wit witReal euReal en enReal
Real Real Virginia Virp ia Sapper SapperBut SapperP Sapperht SupperIlut P
But dry clothing a s sit st t In the hall hallbefore hailbefore II IIbefore
before tIN immense I open Xropwce aDd aadthen aDdt1lea andthen
then a real Virginia VlrBl supper 1 with three threeer tlareeor threeor
or four different dais e If < hot bread breadgeed breadall breadallgoadand eMII eMIII
geed I goadand MaDd and Mia of ether things tJaJ soon soonande 110OIIIIMII soonutsde
ande IIMII each member of the t e party llart feel feiJetet t feeljust 1 i
just as good a 11II new JU But everybodygrow everybody everybodygrew orybocl oryboclgr
grew gr sleepy 8l soon after sapper nod nd re retired r rdr retired ¬
tired dr early earlyMr ead eadMr earlyMr
Mr Wilmer drove the President and andhie aadilia nodds
hie ds family to the station this t morning morningThe IIIOrIIla IIIOrIIlaTN morningTbo
The roads were so bad alter the two days daysof da daoC daysof
of rain rat and tile big carryall with its itsfour 1t 1tfOtir Itstour
four horses and two outriders stuck In Inthe 10t Inthe
the t mud so often oIt that It became a seri serious al alone rl rlOIM ¬
one proposition prepoUU whether whet the party would wouMnot wouldNt wouldMt
not have to walk part of the way wayThe wyT1te wayThe
The trip WM anally 11 accoatpUabed CeO al although altItotIP although ¬
though It took about four times tt as long longas longas
as usual 1 to make lie the two miles lei rite Tbetrain ritetrala Thetrap
train left at f e oelock oelockRoeck clock clockRoach clockRoach
Roach Washington WashingtonOn V U iactN
On their arrival la the city Mrs Mrsthe 14 14It MrsRasevelt
I Rasevelt It 1M the way down the thestation tlteattoa thestation
station platform pU escorted by Theodore TheodoreJr oreJr
Jr and closely followed I by jy Miss MI Ethel EthelKermit KthelKermtt KtbelKIKtt
Kermit KIKtt and Archie trudging tradstDC along In a agroup aIfott ngroup
group Ifott The President walked a dozen dosenfeet do dofeet dozenfeet
feet back of them with itll Secretary Cor Cortelyeu CortelJOtl Cortelyou
telyeu and ad Assistant taDt Secretary hertar Loeb LoebWhen LoebWhen
When the 01 engine was reached the Presi President PrellldeBt Prealdent ¬
dent stopped and shook hands with lth the theengineer tbeir theesalseet
engineer and Stamen AressanOs ir irO StamenOn
Os O the Sixth Street aide ef the U station stationtbe stationthe tUORtbe
tbe White lIlte Mouse Ko carriage carra wa wee waiting waitingMrs wIUII14rL waitingMrs
Mrs Roosevelt entered ad the young youngsters Joualera youngliars ¬
liars era piled In I without the least semblance sem semblance m mItlaDee ¬
blance of ceremony ceremoa When WtlHl tyro Presi President Prnlht Presidust ¬
dent reached reae the sidewalk about bout thirty thirtyoeonds thlrt thlrtHOOIIda thirtyneaesds
oeonds later ter he found the carriage al already albH alreedy ¬
ready had live I occupants occupantsTheodore oeeutaTHodere occupantsTheodore
Theodore jr Immediately 11D1IHdtel Jumped out outwhen otwilen outwhen
when he realized tbe condition eonclltl of af affairs aftalrs atfairs ¬
fairs bu bat > the President motioned him himback habaek himback
back and said Id he would ride uptown with withMr withMr
Mr 1 Cortelyou The White Wltlt House f car carriage carriage parrisge ¬
riage started up street the U President Prssidoneand Presidentand Priclentand
and Secretary Cortelyou entered the hit hitters latter lettsrs ¬
ters ter carriage awl d as soon NO as Penney Pennsylvania JleIvanta Penneyraffia ¬
raffia Avenue A e WM reached took the tbelead theJed thelead
lead In I the little precession Assistant AssistantSecretaT AssistantSecretar
scrta SecretaT v Loeb followed In a third car carriage carrlace carrlage ¬
riage riageOn rlaceOu rlageOn
On arrival at the White rllite House tbe
President sent his a footmen foot to the State StateDepartment StateDepartt StateDepartment
Department with a atary message ce for sere seretar Secretary
tary Hay HayWILDES H HWILDES HayWILDES
WILDES ORDERED HOME HOMEFROM HOMEFROM HOMEFROM
FROM ASIATIC STATION STATIONThe
The R Re Admiral COIHI
i Condemned by a aBeard aBoard aBeard
Beard ef Medical M8 lical SurreySperry Surrey SurreySperry
I
Sperry te Cemmand CemmandRear Ce CeRear CemuseadRear
Rear Admiral Hobley U Evans Eva Com Commanderinchief COlDrIaellr cornman ¬
man manderinchief erlachi rIaellr f of the Asiatic naval aavslstation navalstatla 1 1MaU i
station MaU has cabled ea the Navy Sav Departmust Depart Departmoat Dfoparttat
moat that Rear 1 Admiral Prank Wlldeshis Wilde Wildeshis
his second In I command COla has been eon eondomed con condemned eoabr ¬
domed by a beard of medical survey surveyand surveyand u uM
and M ordered home He H will III sail II on Pr Prda31 Fri Friday JIrII ¬
day dayAdmiral
da31Oaptis
Captala 8 Sperry has JauMlMI1 been ordej by
Admiral Issue ID IDAdmiral shrine command et ofAdMdnil
Admiral 1 Wildes WI asaMiott temporarily 1eMponu1 1eMponu1A
A rear admiral rwltl wttl he b aeeised nomgeiu to the theooMHMHwi t tUxanertaIeIIt theemmaitsl
ooMHMHwi by the UxanertaIeIIt Xavf tatrt Dopartmont In n a afew afew afew
few days I
h
GOVERNMENT AWAITS AWAITSREPLY AWAITSREPLY AWAITSREPLY
REPLY OF THE ALLIES ALLIESAction ALLIESAction ALLl S SAct
Action Act ion a of thc thegtesident resident Depends on Their Answer AnswerGrwt AnswerGrwtBritain Gncat GncatBritain
4
Britain Reticent
0
The formal reply of Uw 131 dulles JUes to the tbearbitration tMrbltratlon thearbitration
arbitration propose proposal IneHtdinf s reference referenceto
to The Hague tribunal trl has sot yet been beenreceived beear beenreceived
received r Ied at the taW Department t Ac Aecerdingly Accordingly AcconIlly ¬
cordingly President Roowvett lI lt will not notformally notfonaall notformally
formally fonaall reply repl to the suscasttoa that thatact he heact heset
act as arbiter until after the exchange exchangementioned eKftaDg8IIMDtloBed exchangementioned
mentioned is received MesmUms be bealread has hasalready basalready
already alread expressed espr the hoe hope a Informally Informallythat terU terUtllat informallythat
that the powers will refer the th case to toThe toThe toThe
The Hague conference conferenceThe coafereneeThe ce ceThe
The State Department eciate ejkelale al8 are nn UDable Unable
able to understand the extreme xtr reticence reticencesemingly reUceaceMeIDlal reticenceseemingly
seemingly MeIDlal displayed by the British for loreIa forolga
eiga o ogee > 4 e In London IA la making known bOWDt knownto
to this thl country couat what whMGrt Great Britain pur purp purposes
poses in the they Venezuelan negotiations negotiationsThe JMID ILUOThe
The moves moy of Italy Ita and Germany in inthe IDthe Inthe
the Venezuelan matter are al regularly regularlycommunicated re8Ularleoualcated regularlycommunicated
communicated to the ueUalt United States br brof bymeans
means of Ambassadors AJa1lu doMJ Tower sad Meyer Meyerbut IJerbt Meyerbut
but the only 1 information l ac to what whatGreet whatOres IIt IItarert
Greet Britain is doing er wtuhes Is obtalaed ob obtained obtalHd ¬
tained by the k State Department through throughthe t tI throughthen
the cabled press dispatches dispatchesHotisoi dltc dltcrfoticOi dlspatehelfotieos
I b
Hotisoi ofBloa ofBloareceived OfBl OfBlTIle ofBITie
1 1ye4
tr
TIle Statete Sta iezit iezitr <
received r + ye4 I IKerne t tillkt A ARene
tao4
Rene and AMbaaeador AaI or Tower Tow r at Ber Berlin aer aerlIa llerIin ¬
lin omciul 0 notice tlee of the blockade of efVenezuelan ofVeanae ofVeaerawise
Venezuelan Veanae ports by the allied med forces forcesSecretary tore toreSecretary forceSecretary
Secretary moody also received a dis dispatch dl dlpatch die diepatch ¬
patch from fr Commander > Diehl Diehll commanding com commanding ¬
manding l the United States guabeet guabeetMarietta guabestMarietta b bCrMita
Marietta at La Osaka announcing the theeffective theelective
effective blockade of certain Venesoetan Vemtauelanports Venesoetanports Veaaaetuporta
ports hr the 1 HagUok vice admlrqj admlrqjThe admlvdThe dlR dlRThe
The dispatch teIt of Ambassador Ambess odor Tower Towerwhich Towerwhich Towerwhich
which Is anted Berlin December 22 tel follows tellows 01 01low ¬
lows low
lowsTbe
Tbe German Oerau government announces announcesofficially DDowaeoeolIr announcesoAkslly
officially the blockade of I Puerto > uerto Cabello Cabelloand ealond Cabelloand
and nd Maracaibo to take effect etr t December DecemberSAYS DeeeMMSAYS
SAYS RUSSIA PURPOSES PURPOSESPARTITIOJU1F PURPOSES 1 1PARTITIONOF
PARTITIOJU1F PARTITION PARTITIONOF OF TURKEY TURKEYVioana TURKEYVi TURKEYVienna
Vienna Vi RU Paper Declares Lamsdorff Lam dor Will WlUSubmit WillSbmit WillSubmit
Submit Plan to Austria AustriaVIBNNA AuetriaI AustriaV111NNA
I VIBNNA Dec D 22 22uD1f Die Woche Woe te teday ted a aday ¬
day d assert that Count C aat Lamsdorff LamrIer Kue Kuestan Resalas
stan minister Ier ef foreign affairs en Ms Msvisit IllsRtt hisvisit
visit Rtt to Vienna to arrange a settlement settlementof
of affairs in I Turkey sad its ItseI dependen dependencies depegdeeelse ¬
else eI will bring bri a definite proposal tress fremthe ff9IDthe tressthe
the Knaslan X government regarding the thepartltloa tMpartltloa thepartition
partltloa of Turkey TurkeyAccording Turtr TuriryAccording
According < to this tll proposal the pa paper JIIIper paper ¬
per says Austria Aat Is to occupy the t ter territory territosy ¬
ritory from the Bosnian Hoeal boundary to toIpek telpeIr toI
Ipek I aad MitronltM > Itro ltaa while ftansta will willreceive willreeeivo
receive another slice lee ef Kuropenn Tr Trhey Tur Turkey Turk TuruttX ¬
key k heyAustriaRussian
AustreRuesian uttX action along c these themlies theseHues tJteMIta
Hues Ita the paper per adds is I bound te t pro provoke prorOIIe provoke ¬
voke a Kurepeaa coslletGEN conflict conflictGEN eoalletGEN
GEN LEE SAYS HE WAS WASINCORRECTLY WASINCORRECTLY WASINCORRECTLY
INCORRECTLY QUOTED QUOTEDError QUOTEDErrer QUOTEDError
Error Made In Report of His ili New York YerkSpeech YrkSpeech YorkSpeech
Speech oa Cuba CubaGen Cubae Cubapen
Gen e Kitxbugb Lee says his hi speech be before befor before ¬
fore for the Patria Club in I New York de 4elivered delivered deIIYered ¬
livered December 12 1 was not correctly correctlyreported correctl correctlyreported
reported 1 and ad that la the newspaper JhIW report re report report ¬
port the emiMiea wssa u of the qualify qualifysentences qualifying qualifyingsentences aI aIt
sentences t In 1 that portion of orwitte his speech speechwhich peeebwhich
which witte referred to exPresident Cln Clovland Cleve Cleveland Clnfa ¬
land fa make hi hs remark a harsh criticism criti criticlm crtUct
clm ct ef the exPreoident exPreoidentIn
In referring reterrl te tall this matter General GeneralLee aeaele GeneralLee
Lee e said saidI 141 141J
I rsi i smombtr ber the t exact ut word I used Inrefereaes I Ireference la larereAM
reference to t Mr Cleveland I was refer referring ref refriDC referring ¬
ring to the condition COtIIIlt of the U I IC Island of ofCub 1 1Cubs
Cub C before the war said said that I re reported reo reoported reported ¬
ported to Mr r Cleveland the t facts but butaetloa ne neaction neaction
action was w taken by Mm III IIIr himYr
Mr r Cleveland was conservative H Hof Hehad He Hehad
had reports of ethers otbe in his bl possession possessioncountry poIIloaaDd psssessioaslid <
aDd watt as la touch with lth all 11 part parts of Ute Utecoutry thecountry
country and probably at t that time did didnot didot didnot
not ot want to disturb the t business Inter Interests latrt Intereats ¬
eats t of the people The reporters lfpMte of New NewYork X X1oCk NewMork
York la I condensing 1 my speech seem to tohave kIleft tohave
have left out whet followed niter ay aymention IDJt mym
t m mention sstlsu of Mr Cleland CW C cland namely what whatIn whatha ltat ltattA
In fact is eonta4aot eeaal la a the preceding precedingaoaleajM JHeNdl JHeNdl6HIDe precedingsatesse
aoaleajM 6HIDe That to lt f there u m s to t the theMailer tilez thematter
Mailer z of whisk eemuck es nahek ie being amid
it Ships trader ether Saga giI Utaa that JJtIItof thatof
of Venezuela V suiting hS hem roam Went Nt Ntor Indian Indianor
or eastern tent America A perU p before that thatdate UIda thatdata
date da shall have nn allowance alleWlt ef twenty twentydays heaqdial twentydays
days dial for sailing m vessels y and 1Id tea teafer days daysfor daysfir
for steamers steamersShips Itrepa steamersSkips
Ships pa coming from reM all U other t pert pertvessel perUr perUrU pertshall
shall U be allowed forty days 711 for Mtl sailing sailingvessels
vessel 18 and twenty tweat day days for steamship steamskipeunder steamshipunder 1ft 1ftlIder
under lIder oilier flag hags than that of VeneseeIand Veaosuete Veaosuetead
and ad lying upon pea that date tIa within wit the theblockade 1Mb theblockade
i blockade b katl harbor shall 11 be b allowed at atteen aft Siteen
teen t 4jr dais Ship Shl which shall 11 try t to die dieregard u ure dlareg
j
regard reg rd the blockade shall 11 be subject 1tJeet t tte to toUte isthe
i
te rule na rules applicable 1ea1 lo either by tetorim tetorimUoaal hater hatertlonat iternuUoeal
j
Uoaal law Ia or treaty prevision to neuXzalo neuXzalounder MWtnIIaIMler netdsaisunder
under IMler such cireumetanee cireumetaneeWord ear earWord elreautaneesWord
Word Frome Rome RomeAmbassador RomeA RomeAmbassador
Ambassador A Meyer Meyercabled at t K Rome hu hucabled hascabled
cabled the State St Department that he re received recelYfd received ¬
ceived yesterday from the tb mister Ileter for forforeign forforeign forforeign
foreign affairs an n official note dated tM De December Deber I Icomber ¬
comber ber as 7 announcing that Italy had haddecided Uddecided haddecided
decided to participate with 1th her naval navalforce a aaval aavalfarces l lf8re
force f8re In the Lb blockade of Veeeutewa Veneruekaperk Veeeutewalared Ve ezHla ezHlae
perk Me e beep i lared hy 1trtt 1trttT the theTke
The T only onlythis assusomt resolved b bythis 1 1Ud
this Ud Qoverameet of r what Mt Is being IapdeIIe IapdeIIebr dose doaeby doseby
by Great Britain comes ia a cable dis dispatch dl dlpatch dlpatch ¬
patch from f Commander Diehl at La LaGuica Laaul LaGaits
Gaits aul which follows followsBritish foUewllBrittb followsBritish
British vice admiral Iral establishes tblI M ef effective effectly etfectlve ¬
fective blockade from and after December De December Deather ¬
I
cember < 20 of La Quito Capero Guanta GuantaComana Gun GunCoMB GuantaComa
Coma CoMB Crupano and INI mouth of Oro Oronoco OroDoeO OroDeco
Deco vessel sailing 1II1If from the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States and West ladles before date noti notification aoUleati notlAcatios ¬
fication leati allowed grace gra gracesteamers steamers r ten tenday toadap tendays
day days saittrcans aillr Ulr vessel twenty tweet other pert pertsteamers perleteamer portssteamers
steamers twenty sailing vessels forty fortyvessel fortyI fortyvessels
vessel I In blockaded ports allowed fif fifteen attee Stteen ¬
teen tee day da days Full test if desired desiredGOSSIPS desiredGUS8IP8 I II I
GOSSIPS BUSY OVER OVERHOPKINS OVERHOPKINS OVERhOPMNS
HOPKINS REMOVAL REMOVALGeaeral REMOVALGelleral
General Harries Says ReasoR Is Simply SimplyThat SimplyTkat SimplyThat
That Naval Officer is Desired DesiredThere DeiredTMre DesiredThere
There has b bover been < much gossip of late lateoyer lateover
over the announceoient ouaet that Lieutenant LieutenantCommander LIttCDI8nder LieutenantCommander
Commander Hopkins Hopkl te te be relieved rell Ye a acommander as ascommander 1 1eoIDMaader
commander commander of the naval 1 battalion ttal ttalreatlOtl and andmany andmany
many reasons have been advanced to ac account a acotIDt account ¬
count for the decision decisionOca d decisionOs IOII
Oca George Geo C Harries Har commanding commandingthe eOlltnclID eOlltnclIDtN
the District National Guard denied that thatthere ttthere thatthere
there were any reasons reaM for superseding supersedingLieutenant supercedinglisuteusnt lWrcedlqIAutat
Lieutenant Commander Hopkins HopJrI other otherthan oUrthall otherthan
than the fact that It has been D found nee neeof DteI necessary
essary I to have II naval 1 oftIeer 1ft char charge chargeat e eet
of the battalion battalionCommander battaliosCommander ttalloa ttalloaCOIIn1HIer
Commander Hopkins Hopkl is wellknown In InWashington 1ftWIDpt inWashington
Washington popular In society circlesand circles circlesaad clre clretNI
and tNI well 11 liked Uti by the wen of the battalios bat battalion hIItUOll ¬
talion UOll He Is saM id to have however Mwenrtecha ae satechnical aetechnical
technical techa lea I knowledge of naval 1 affair stabsand affairand aainl aainlaad
and this Navy Na Department and brigade brigadeheadquarters brtpcleJltladqurteMJ brigadeheadquarters
headquarters official Day have nave found after aftera fter fterthorou8k
a thorough and practical test Is Isttal 1 neeD neeDUI essentsl
ttal for the deevlopment and proxr proxrthe progress ea of ofthe ofthe
the battalion battalionThe battAlkmThe battalionThe
The Navy Nay Department It saw t salt saltthis Id Idthl > J Jthis
this thl morning Is to decide upon eoe Of Offour o otear offour
four naval 1 often as the more available availablete yallableto
to take charge of the th battalion nO no notIM of ofthe f fthe
the four Is I now no on his hi way y home from fromManila freesManna ea ealaalla
Manila and the selection will probably probablynot proHblBot probablynot
not be announced n until hi his arrival arrivalUNITED arrlyalUNITED arrivalUNITED
UNITED STATES TO ACT ACTAS ACTAS ACTAS
AS A NEUTRAL POWER POWERAfter POWERAfter POWERAfter
After an examination xamlnaU of the Interns international latenatloaal Internstlonal ¬
tional law authorities utllorttl on the subject the tboState t theState fJ fJ8tate
State Department for the Government Governmentwill Oovertwill Covernmentwill
will recognise reeo lle that a state of war exists existsbetween exltbetwee existsbetween
between Venezuela Ve and the governments governmentsef
ef Great Britain Germany and Italy ItalyThe ItAl ItAlTJte ItalyThe
The declaration tNt that a blockade blockadeVenezuelan of ofVuelan ofVenezuelan
i
Venezuelan ports port has been bee established establishedhas eetabU1IedbMn establishedhas
has been construed oDtrU by the department aa aaequivalent aoeflloIaleat asequlvaleat
I
equivalent to < n acknowledgment that thatwar thatwar I Ir
war r exists According to the interpre interpretation Interpretation ¬ I
tation of the department the establish establishment r1ICabl r1ICablIIWDt establishmeat ¬
meat of a socalled aocall peace peace1 blockade blockadeneed bloe1uMleDeed blockadeneed
need not be preceded by b any Dr declantttoai declantttoaior chclaratloAlor declarationor
or If a declaration Is deemed deeedIt necessary
it must state tate In terms te that a peace paceblockade peaceblockade peaeeblocluule I
blockade ha has been established establishedThe r1ItAbll r1ItAbllThe establshedThe
The proclamations procu of the Kuglisk Ger German German Getman ¬
man and Italian governments Hd not notsay aoty netsay
say y that the blockade was of a peace peaceable blocsable ee eeal ¬
able al lfl or pacific character characterThe eharsctetThe lIaracterThe
The action act of the tI three Rorapeaa Bar Barata llurpMsgev llurpMsgeveraments gov governments ¬ I
ernments ata has the a effect eet ef Investing Ven Venaaela Vufa Vnessela
essela aaela fa with belligerent righto rig The T Unit U
ted t States win issue a proelaaMtfoa IM of oftraltty eantralll ofnevtriUty
antralll traltty
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lQQ1GRESS CONGRESS MAY ASK ASKAN ASKANEXPLANATION ASK1N
AN ANEXPLANATION EXPLANATION
tIIllfI 1 m comrrw comrrwfftNIZE cOiM1TIriu
fftNIZE iu U1ANtLETUtfflTT U1ANtLETUtfflTTEffort
Effort to Be Made to Relieve RelieveLocafCoal RelieveLocal RelieveLocal
LocafCoal Local Coal Famine FamineMAY FamineMAY FamineMAY
MAY TRY IMPORTING COAL COALCall COALCall COALCall
Call Seat Out Today te Prominent PresiientBusiness ProminentBusiness PrMnil1clItBusil16SS
Business Men sf the theCity thectty theCity
City CityCommittee cttyCommillaeTqa CityCommillee
r
Committee CommillaeTqa That WillT Will WillTzv WillTzp
Tzv Tzp T to Raise Famine FamineO Fam nB nBo
O Q STAPLB8 Capitalist aad HMMProprietor Hotel HotelProprietor 11 11rr
Proprietor ProprietorW rr prletor prletorw
W S BHOX80N IMIeag P OTMser r A AChesapeake AgIIIIt AgIIIItCpeak AgotatChesapeake
Chesapeake and Onto 0 Railway JtaJtwsfW Xe wqo wqoW
W W DAXBNFOWKR DANBNHO CanrtaUat Capftlletand CanrtaUataad
and Real 1 Kstate l healer healerC Ie8 Ie8C < aMr aMrC
C B L WOOD President t Weed Har Harana Harc HarRANK Harman
ana A c CoFRANK CFRANK
FRANK K K RAYMOND ItA YKOlD ll llR lee leeIt
R It P ANDREWS W Wholesale Paper PaperDealer PaperDealer PaperDealer
DealerBARRY Dealer DealerBARRY
BARRY BUHUKY Secretary Heal Busiaees BulI BulPA Healmess
mess I Mens Association AsselatieaPAUL AssociationPAUL j
PAUL PA UL K R VA VAN MATER MA TEX President PresidentHotel lent lentD
Hotel D Barton rtoa Company CoaapaayS eo eos
H S s ALVORD ef LtttieaeM LtttieaeMAivord LlttledeldAlvetd Ie IeA IeTM
Aivord AlvetdTile A AivordT1a
Tile pernsaarof personal Ic i the committee t et cit cltWH citIneas
taaa Ineas who have M undertaken te take takeaction tMolie takeacids
action looking to aeeariac securing CM coal by 1m 1mertnUoR IaI IaIJiertatJoa tmportatioo
JiertatJoa ertnUoR er otherwise oUterw to relieve the ex existing exlag axhung ¬
hung lag famine fa WM announced a today sad aada aaIIcall sada
a call was Issued 611 far them te met this thisevalag t thisavaing ls lsevalg
evalag at the Rlsss Home a te t effect oetorI an anInterested asorgaslsatios
orI orgaslsatios UIL It Ie the psrpose pJ of those tItoMInterested thoseinterested
Interested ia securing further fartheroC supplies suppliesef
ef coal to cooperate with the cost deal dealers deAlr dealer ¬
ers er r ia 1 every way possible PMRII Ie and several severaldealer MYerald severaldeniers
dealer d will jppbably bl Se added te the theeoaasHtee theCIONIIU theThe
eoaasHtee eoaasHteeThe CIONIIUTJte
The call I a a Issued for the meeting meetingthis u utilt meptbgthis
this evralafct etwaM at 8 ioaIeck oclock copies of ofA oflildk
lildk tv I tb1n tb1nA J u uA
A ingestion sugestioathe Uoa has been made lokis to toOM tothe
the formation of a ettlseos coal l lItt com committee cemmittse ¬
mittee Itt for the purpose of affordfaej re relief FelIet rehut ¬
hut from the existing coal iami famine aaIae e I Ileadaace 1l Ive
l ve been requested te invite yew attendance at atteHuC
leadaace at t the Rlggs House tonight at atS
8 oclock oclockLittle otleekMARCONI oclockMAROUNI
MARCONI JUBILANT JUBILANTOVER JIJBIIJNTOYER
OVER HIS 18 SUCCESS SUCCESSLittle
Little Difficulty in Sending SendingMessages SendingMessages SendingMessages
Messages Across Ocean OceanHALIFAX OceanHALIJIA OceanHALIFAX
HALIFAX N S s Dee tt JIIa la aa a la Iatente ilerriew 1 1terrlew
terrlew tente ea Ms autem sue coos I Ipatc is eeadtee die dispatches diepatches ¬
patches patc acroeas across acr the Atlantic Mr MrCOld Mar Marconi Marcoat ¬
COld Hid today te 7 that he experienced perk perkJltt experienced very Terylittle verylittle
little Jltt Ie dlMculty m fa traasmttttiig the tMSftL laee laeesages messages
sages SftL Indeed he was surprised at t the theaas tilesaw thesax
saw aas with which the Instruments lat Bta worked workedMr workr workedMr
Mr Marcoal arcoa1 and his assistants ta are aftutarall arenaturally j jastarally
naturally utarall very Jubilant over the success i icess aue aueof
cess of the transoceanic tnuul telegraphy telographiybetween telora telorabetw telegraphybetwseg
between betw Table Head ad Cornwall CorawmlLWhile ArawanW CornwallWhile <
While W lle pessimistic reports hare been beeat beeatout sat satout seatout
out ss to the probable eutcosM of the theyte tMyllt thesystem
system yte yllt Mr Marconi never for a ameat mo morn memeat ¬
meat rn t doubted that the ultimate result resultwould teAkW resuftwould
would W aad be crowned with aeeesa sue BBSS The TheamgBetie TIleJIgmftlk Thenagnetle
amgBetie detector was used JIINdaad yesterday yesterdayaad yesterdaysad
aad Mr r Mareeai says it gave great sat satisfaction sgtisfaetioo t t1cetlOR ¬
isfaction 1cetlORThe
j jThe tThe
The citizens elU ef Gees Bay Ba wilt give grreMarconi PYelareeRI giveMaycoal
Marconi lareeRI a reception reel ta I a few fewIt days daysIt daysIt
It was a learned that ooefaorth oae e oc < the thewires uwlr thewires
wires that hang from tr the I towers at atOtace atmaee atOksce
Otace Bay Ba would 1eI do the service errlc as soc socceesfuily Mtccessfulty eee
cessfulty ee sfU as the entire eadrelot lot and the sur surplus aurpI surplus ¬
plus pI number was a not used usedThe 118Mle usedThe
The grand gr opening was to be on Christ Christmas CIu1stmas Christteas ¬
mas Day hut Marconi Marco aree1 announced aced to the thelocal U Ulocal thelocal
local newspaper HI mea yesterday the one onee cce sacclue
ce e e s of his I achievement In addition addI te tethe eUte totin
the menage aae sent t to King X Mward odwardZ odwardZsays 2 2ays atoUtel
says ays ether messages were exchanged exchangedwith exchangedwith xe xewltlt
with Kafflaad KafflaadAt laad laadAt
At an early hour r yesterday morning a aMarCOllI morningMarcoal momlnaMarconi
Marconi and Ida am aasmtaats ta taIt were atelr ritirIt atelrIt
It war w W1r u 31 e day bright and clear e elistllll The Theibstrmneets TheIrtstraments
ibstrmneets Dt were tuned with those thoseacross titauoa theseacross
across the sea and the Seat t wireless wirelessmessage wi wimeaap wirelessmessage
message was dispatched patc There TIIenpane was a apause apause
pauseApparently pause pauseApparently
panecaJae
Apparently aa aww answer came cam and Mar Marcoal MarCODI Marcon
coal con announced 1MMIBCed that Be and ItadII trtuinahsd trtuinahsdHe trlnlyhetHe
He II said 141 I have Cornwall CornwallThen CoruwNlThea
Then the UI message te t King X Xat Bdvard was wassent wassent
sent at Marcoal says it cenntcted ce with the thecircuit tk tkcircuit
circuit from Cornwall and a he made the thechtemnent aIMI theechieventenl
chtemnent Dt of his hi life lifeCaa 11f 11fCuadi lifeCanadian
Cuadi Canadian Caa diH Xiaioi illiiaNter r Wine WineLONDON WhitLONDON V1RLLONDO
LONDON Dee 3 ZiTi The Tttaos today todayreceiTed teda tedaI 04531received
received ITffI the fallowing lie message by Mar Marconis Marconis ¬
conis 001 wireless Ir telegraph from Sir R L J JCartwright JeanrIPt JCartwrlglu
Cartwright Canadian ea minister ter ef coai coaimerce eota1IMft eormerce
merce merceThe merceTbe
1IMftne
ne The government of Caaada through throughthe t tI tiryughthe
the Times desires to toI tolhluk ceoigrafttUUrtg ceoigrafttUUrtgBrttlsa
Brttlsa Brlt mmple oa the went Me IU I7t hy hyMarconi lgMattes
I Mattes of the gestst veateat tout llatet sat ajiti t uodac tscience
science has yet acMeretf YeII
4
fb lnv nii < > < tetlon t Button tion of C Certain rlain Dit Di Divi
t vi w t of Posto Post Postoface office ke DePa De DepartmenTKay Departmen
Pa partmenTKay partmen rtrent Reveal Why WhyFour WhyFour VhyFour
Four Companies Practi Pracutally Practically Practically ¬
cally Monopolize Letter LetterBox LetterBox LetterBox
Box Contracts ContractsTheir ContractsTheir ContractsTheir
Their Success Sni Said < 5 to Be BeDue BeDue BeDue
Due to the Fact ThatTheir That ThatTheir ThatTheir
Their Agents Usually UsuallyCanvassing Are Usually UsuallyCanvassing Usu1l1yCanvassing
Canvassing on the GroundBefore Ground GroundBefore GroundBefore
Before the Route RDt1 e is Offici Officiilly OfficiIlly Officially
illy Laid Out OutInspector Qut QutInspectorStatiQoed OutInspector
Inspector InspectorStatiQoed Statiqned in Nev NevYork NeVYork NewYork
York Sent to Corbin Fay Factory FJctory Faytort ¬
tory to Perfect P rfect Box Draws DrawsPay Ora DrawsPay ws wsPay
Pay Allowed Officials on onthe onthe onthe
the Roed Ro RoadSuspicion dSuspicion Suspicion Is IsAroused IsArous IsAroused
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It is not improbable bJf that before thealloernmoot the theadjournment th8eC
adjournment of Congress next March a ademand arite ademand
demand may rite be made for its Investigation Investiga Investigation k1resUgaLtoa ¬
tion OY certain divisions of the Post Postomc Po PooItee Poetodice
omc oItee Department DepartmeatIt
It is t said that a condition of affairs affairsexists affairsexists flafranwte
exists there which would warrant such sucha
a demand d and that a tboro gh < inquiry inquirywould InquirYweald inquirywould
would develop facts which might lbt lea laai laaito Iflthe l lle
to the resignations realpatl of two or mere no chiefs chiefsand rbttfsud ehlefaand
and a number of Inspectors Ib ctors For in instance jntaace Instance ¬
stance it has been observed that fourcompanies four fourcompanies foureopanle
companies are successful In obtaining obtainingtracts obtalQlngeoatraeta obtainingcontracts
contracts tracts to supply tbe letter boxes on onn onlarge ona
n large majority majori cf f the rural rentes routes t ttahUshed f9 f9taWlahed cstabllahed
tahUshed Their success n < H is I chiefly due duete duate dueto
te the fact that their agents ageD t II are uauatly uauatlyon usual uaua 11 r ron v voa
on the ground canvassing in advance r rr rrtile ifthe f fthe
the time the tb route is officially laid outand out outand Oltaad
and Ions before the agents of other eenpsaksare rftju rftjuprater rlare
psaksare prater are aware are that it is te be ratatbaked estab established f8 at atIltibed ¬
baked IltibedF bakedFarmer
F Farmer R Rule le Abolished AbellsaedUnder AbellshedUDder AbolishedUnder
Under the admiMtetratie of Postmas PostmasGeneral Poetmator Poatmattsr
tor General Taslth onlr 11 each Jot com compa compacfltal eompartM pa paBlared
rtM dKturdd Blared s certain cfltal kind of ofaltowe orafl ofallowed
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altowe afl allowed wH < d to compete competeF eoIIItetbo somieaSottlle
Sottlle aAdttittl F Po hfe boa now bo botJdsN boa a vnT vnTaaoUnaat ne neabelbtbal
aaoUnaat this tJdsN rule and opene o opened Del < l the field fieldto fioiametallic
10 a eeMeN ceases who provide a lIultahl lIultahletalUe auitahllmetallle
metallic etalUe box In which rural carriers carriersmay carrJrsm carriersmay
may m deposit mall Notwithstanding th theki thlt thltfilet + hA hAfact
filet that there I Is supposed to be a fair fa1rDO fairLIel
LIel eki and no favorites CY r1tes certain it is that tntthe thattbe thatthe
the Corbin Lock Box Bo Company of Bridge Bridgeport Bridgeport Bridgeport ¬
port Conn the Century Company ofDetroit of ofDetroit JtDotNtt <
Detroit Mich the Bond Steel Post Cora Corapaay CompaIIJ Coinpony
pony ef Adrian Mich and 1Id a company la inToles 11Tolede laToledo
Toledo obtain I practically all U of the con coutracts contraeta contracts
tracts for pleats g letter boxes along the therural tblSnral therural
rural routes routesThis LnI8 routesThis
This is due not to the fact 8t that thy thoymate thyJIIake theymake
mate a better box than any y other com company comor company ¬
pany or that they sell at t a cheaper ch per fig figure th thbut figure ¬
ure but because ae stated aled their agenraare ageca agecaare agPDSre
are re Ant upon pea th the ground Theis Th i has led ledte lE lEte ledto
te Ute alleged discovery that a certain certaineaVrial certainId1dt certainhigh
high edicts of tile department is a large largesteekaotter Jargeateelrllelllft largestoekiNer
steekaotter ia each of those E four coin roinpenies coinpeaks om omptlliea
peaks It Is said that his plan is is t tar taradvise CJ CJODe < r radvise
advise one er two of these companies at atsoon atMea atease
soon as a route is surveyed in ord order ordrt orderthat r rthat
that t their agents t may canvass the rout routbefore route rOllebetwe routebefore
before the ether Mr eeotrpanie COI know where whereIt rbttlIt
It is to run Usually the tb factors fa fO > ors hav havong bass biHtINIea bassbee
INIea bee passed around among ong the ioi ioiules iO iOSuspiciG toes
ules ulesIn es
SuspiciG Aroused ArousedIa
In this connection it has also been beendeveloped bepI1Utat beendeveleped
developed that an a Inspector stationed station stationNew ia iaCornta IJN
N York was eat to the fad factoty 011 or the theCorIIAa theCorbin
Cornta tpe Gu T = STiltport i idgtport t port for forthe fo foOf fotie
the anrpeoe of perfecting the th rorba rorbabox CorlnnIIox Corbinbox
box While on this duty he drew Ire ft a aday aextra aday
day extra compensation wbi bitb < h is I al allowed a asewed t tlowed ¬
lowed to 0 inspectors tcn while > out on ilre ilreread 1io 1ioroad heaDd
road and was supposed PpoIIed to he h superin superintending supertitloadteg 1 1t ¬
tending t the establishment Ntabsh Dt of a rural ruralroute rUTalI01Ite ruralrout
route rout wear It Bridgeport Bridgeportfected IdRepon IdReponShortly pon ponI
Shortly alter Ute Corbin hot ho was j Itr Itrfeet er erfected
I fected feet and made to comply elk all the therequirements theta thereintremeets
requirements ta it was thought advisable advisableby adT advisableby Sltl > le leby
by certain edtcish tb to us usr At a nom > um I aggre aggreiting aggregating >
gating iting about J75M which was a available availableIn aVIa lIabJe lIabJetM
I In the department t for the purchase pu hast oC oCa orawe ofa
a term awe number nn ber of boxes and to sell xdlthose sellthese 11 11box
those boxes box to people along ihe i he routes routeston routf routft rout ce ceat
at t cost t A commission ton was s appoint a 1to ate p pto
to determine upoa the best btS box ux and an < j jmake iJe omake
make e the purchase purc Eugene Hathan aathanay aathanayan I Iac < r rac
ac Inspector stationed in New tw For Forwho York Yorkwho Yur1aG
who 1aG had himself perfeefii m i Inch nt > Coriia Coriiabox CordDLox toro a aLust
box was one of the eoiiimissiucen e0nmi sioners and andH an anH andH
H Coneuest Cocis at Clark van another anotherI anotherFor nllh r ror
I For or name reason however howeverWM Meter ter the thewas pl r rW
WM W abendeacd and the department depart part meet did didnot Ill IllDOt 14not
not purchase puc any 7 boxes boxesA
A number of n awebsrs abegs of Congress art artdhoatlsaod aNwltlt arcdsamtkled
dhoatlsaod with wltlt the treatment accorded accordedtheex acord acordIt accordelthem
It them ia the matter ter of rur rural l free tr Ue UeIhrery c1ehwry delivery <
livery When they refused to eoruPllwith coruiij1 coruiij1wlta toIDlltwit2a
with tie reejoest of certain i Iowmul pow > owerful rriut of ofBeiato vfet ofIdol
Idol of the department t they die have b beer beertall es estoM
iteM toM that they could expert noihiug noihiugla not h t u urose
rose la I the way ay of esta edtabliabing li hng router rouiette rOUleI routerfis
I te their respective th dlstrK ts tsOllgtrchy tsI t tPsSmcs
I PsSmcs Oligarchy OligarchyA
A prominent Pennsylvania member of olthe oftile ofthe
the House was apprv approached ched 1 some ome tine timiage tilncace tineage
age by one of the Postofflre oligarchy oligarchywho olicarch olicarchwlao oligarchywho
who ifcmiiiilfd n favor It sae as > refuaee refuaeebiter TfrUaeI Tefriserism
I ism Ss1M time biter lat th 1 the bf matter maUflrnraI 01 01now txg
g a now rural free delivery rout routla routI routsIli
I la the gectthora district wacr w where r it wat watMM wa wa4llseb at ate
4llseb e MM there yea ery rca reajCentmutd re reI reC rcadCwtlM
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jCentmutd C ea fce ewa P4ge bie e

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