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THE WASHINGTON TIMES THURSDAY THTIRSD Y JANUARY 22 190 1903 3 i
I WILCOX ILGU SENTENCE SENTENCEFULL ETEEFULL
FULL LIMIT OF OFThirty OFThirty LAV LAVI LAVThirty I
Thirty Years for Second De Degree Degree Degree ¬
gree Murder MurderJURY 1lurderJURY MurderJURY
JURY OUT TWENTY HOURS HOURSJudge HOURSJudge HOURSJudge
Judge Omncfll Declares That Accused AccusedDeserves oou oouDeserves cued cuedDesezves
Deserves Maximum Sentence SentenceFr SentenceFor SentenceFor
For His CrimeIIERTFORD Crime GrimeHERTFORD f fHERTFORD
HERTFORD N C Jan 22 22Tbe Ttie sen sentmce sentence 1l 1ltnc
tmce tnc of thirty years at hard labor i ithe Ix Ixthf ixthe
the penitentiary imposed imposed on James E EWileox EWilcox EWilcox
Wilcox slayer of Nell Cropsey convict convicted convicted convicted ¬
ed of murder in the second degree istb is istho fatht
tho tb full limit o of the law lawThe lawThe lawThe
The jury deliberated deliberated over the case casetwenty casetwenty casetwenty
twenty hours before arriving at a de decision decision decision ¬
cision The verdict was reported to the theourt th thourt thecourt
court ourt yesterday afternoon afternoonWilcoxs afternoonWi1co afternoonR
Wilcoxs Wi1co R ilcofs s attorneys have given notice noticethat noti notitbat noticethat >
that an appeal will be taken to the th State Statebupreme StateIuprcme Statesupreme
supreme court He will be returned to tojail t tjail tojail
jail at Elizabeth City where the crime crimewas crimewas crimewas
was committed to awkit a 1t the orders or ofthe ort orthe
the t he court courtThe courtThe courtThe
The jurymen jurym n sent word to the sheriff sheriffat
at 11 oclock Tuesday night that they theydesired theydesired theydesired
desired Judge W B CmmciUs charge re repeated repated repeated ¬
peated to them This was done donc at 930 930a
a m mIn mIn mIn
In sentencing WIlcox Judge Ju4geCouncllI Ju4geCouncllIsaid Councill Councillsaid CouncIilsaid
said in part partThe partThe partThe
The jury has seen fit to return a averdict averdict averdict
verdict of murder in the second seconddegrep seconddegrepIt degree degreeMiss degreeIt
It has found that you took the life or orMIss ofMiss
Miss Cropsey through malice but with without wIUlout without ¬
out premeditation and deliberation By Bywhat Bywhat Bywhat
what process of reasoning the members membersof me ber berot
of the jury arrived at this conclusion conclusionit
it is not for me to say sayI sayI
I regard their action however in the thelight thelight thelight
light that they have been as charitable charitableto charltabJeto
to you as possible in view of the evi evidence evidnce evidence ¬
dence in the case as they see it and re resolved r rsolved resolved ¬
solved all doubt upon the question ot otpremeditation otpremeditation ofpremeditation
premeditation and deliberation in your yourfavor yourfavor yourfavor
favor If guilty I think you ou deserve the thefull thetu11 thefull
full limit of the lawBased law lawBased lawBased
Based on Circumstantial Evidence EvidenceAn
An account of the murder of Miss Ella EilaCropsey EHaCrop EllaCropsey
Cropsey Crop y and the subsequent > develop developments developments developments ¬
ments ments in the case is in brief as follows followsWilcox fo11owsWilcox followsWilcox
Wilcox went to the home of 0 W H HCropsey HCropsey HCropsey
Cropsey father of the dead girl girlOO on the thenight thenight thenight
night of November 20 G 1901 to call caUnss on onMiss onMiss
Miss nss ElltSi to whom he had been paying payingconsiderable payingconsiderable ayingcOn5
considerable cOn5 considerable er 1lti attention several years yearsWhejt yearSWhen yearsWhen
When hsarrtved jy flirriv jurived d at the Cropsey home homeabout oomeabout homeabout
about S oclock the family was in the thesitting theshting thesitting
sitting room room Young Roy Crawford was wasthere wasthere wasthere
there calling on Miss Ollie Cropsey a asister asister aSister
sister of Miss Ella EllaSoon EUaSoon EllaSoon
Soon after 9 oclock all the members membersof
of the household except Misses Ollie OllieElla 01IieElla OllieElla
Ella and Carrie Cropsey a cousin from fromNow fromN froms
s Now N < w York who fio was visiting there at atthe atthe atthe
the time retired and left the young youngfolks youngfolks youngfolks
folks alone Later Later after having made madetwo madetwo madetwo
two or three thre attempts t mpts to excuse e use herself herselfMiss BerelfMiss herselfMiss
Miss Carrie went to her h r boom This TWsleft Thisleft ThfsleU
left Wilcox Crawford and the two twosisters twosisters twosisters
sisters in the room It was said that thatWilcox thatWilcox thatWilcox
Wilcox and Crawford were at outs with witheach witheach witheach
each other at the time They did not notspeak notspeak notspeak
speak when they came together togetherAt
At 11 oclock Wilcox who had appear appeared appeared appeared ¬
ed restless and moody during the even evening evening evening ¬
ing rose from his seat saying I must mustgo mustgo mustgo
go home h me my mother will be uneasy uneasyabout uneasyabout uneasyabout
about me If I stay out after this hear hurThis MurThis hearThis
This was said in a jocular way Con Continuing ContinuIng Continning ¬
tinuing Wilcox said Miss Ella Ella I Iwould Iwoul Iwouldke
would woul wouldke i lUke like to see you I the hall hallRolled hallROlled ballRolled
Rolled a Cigarette CigaretteHe
He rolled a cigarette and went out outfollowed outfol1owed outfollowed
followed by the girl After that moment momentMiss momentMiss momentMiss
Miss Ella En Cropsey was never seen sein again againby againby againby
by anyone any ne save Wilcox Her dead body bodywas bod bodwas bodywas
was found floating just beneath the sur surface surface surface ¬
face of the water of Faflquotank P 8quotank River Riveron Riveron Riveron
on tbemorniog the morning of December 27 follow following following onowing ¬
ing ingThirty
Thirty Thlrt minutes after Wilcox and Ml MlElla Miss MissElla XlsaEUa
Ella left the room Miss Ollie bade badeCrawford badeCrawford badeCrawford
Crawford goodnight saw him tft the thedoor thedoor ther
r door and went upstairs to her room roomthinking roomthinking roomthinking
thinking that her sister bad gone ahea aheaof ahe aheof ahead aheadof
of her but not finding her there she sheconcluded sb sbconcluded sheconcluded
concluded that she and Wilcox who had hadbeen had nadbeen hadbeen
been having lovers quarrels bad made madeup raadieup mad madUp
up crossed cro sed the hall into the parlor for fora fora fora
a quiet talk talky and were ere still there After Afterhaving Afterbaving Afterhaving
having taken a abort asp she awoke awokeheard awokeheard awokebeard
heard the clock strike 12 missed her hersister hersister hersister
sister aDd gave the alarm Soon the thewhole tbewhole thewhole
whole family iras wasuJ Ji and searching searchingeverywhere searehlngeveIWherit searchingeverywhere
everywhere for the lost girl But the theefforts theetIortli theefforts
efforts were in rain No trace of the thegirl thegirl thegirl
girl could be found until her body was wasdiscovered wasdIscovered wasdiscovered
discovered in the rfyerA rfyer rfyerA
A bruise brut e was found on her head The Theproa The TheproeeeuUon Theprosecution
proa proeeeuUon eution declared that this was dueto due dueto dQeto
to the fact f ct that she had been hl hit with a aweapon aweapon aweapon
weapon and then thrown into the stream streamWilcox streamWilcox treaRtWilcox
Wilcox was arrested He was unable to toaecount toaceounitor toaccount
account aceounitor fw all his his time on the night niht of otthe ofthe ofthe
the murder The entire case rested on oncircumstantial artcircumstantial 11 11t
t circumstantial evidence evidenceWllcox evidencewncox evidenceWilcox
Wilcox wa wu convicted of murder in the Uwfirst thel1rst thefirst
first degree at his first trial last March Marchin XarbIn Marcht
in Elizabeth City but on account of a ademonstration ademoaatraUon ademonstration
t
demonstration in the courtroom a aew aewtrial newtrial aewtrIal
trial wa was granted and the ce was wasmoved wagmoved wasmoved
moved to an adjoining county He is isabout isabout isabout
about thirty years old and has never neverbeen Jleverbeen neverbeen
been popular in Elizabeth City but his hisrecord hhsrecord hisrecord
record previous to the Cropsey Cr y affair had badbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been rood so far as any criminal act to toconcerned 1 1concerned isconcerned
concerned concernedWJlcox concernedwncox concernedWilcox
Wilcox has maintained a stolid indifference indif indifference incUfference ¬
ference throughout taroug out the time he has been beenin beenIn beenin
in prison and on trial and wa was unmoved unmovedeven unmovedeven unmovedeven
even whoa wbenat at the close of his nrt trial trialJudge tTlalJudge trialJudge
Judge George A Jones Jon sentenced him to toIf tvdeath todeath
death
S SNAVAL
If NAVAL AVAL VESSELS REPORT REPORTThe REPORTThe REPORTThe
The following movements of vessels vesselshave vesselshave
have been reported to the Bureau of NaT NarIgatioa Navigation NaTIg8U01l
Igatioa Navy Department DepartmentArrived DepartmentArrlYed DepartmentArrived
Arrived Accomac at Pensacola Boston Bos Boston o oton ¬
ton at Mare Island lela d de Luzon at atCulebra atCulebra atCulebra
Culebra and Marblehead Marbleh d at Mare MareIsland MareIsland are areIBlaDd
Island IslandSailed IBlaDdSailed IslandSailed
Sailed Decatur Hist Hi t Bagley Barney
Biddle Stockton Thornton Nima from fromKey fromKey fromKey
Key W West t for Charleston CharlestonOCEAK CharletltonOCEA1fSTEAJdHIP CharlestonOCEAN
OCEAN OCEA1fSTEAJdHIP STEAMSHIP MOVEMENTS MOVEMENTSNEW 1II0VEH1tHTSNEW MOVEMENTSNEW
NEW YORK Jan 22 3ZArrlved Arrive Tal TalIstnan TAl18man Talisman
Istnan from Demerara Frtwiaad from fromAntwerp fromAntwMJt fromAntwsrp
Antwerp RuMtea Prince from Havana Havanavjttoria Han HanvJttoria HavanaVittoria
vjttoria from Mexican sorts
4
iD PROTEST AGAINST A6JUNSTDRUIS AGAINSTC AGAI8Tt1JIr8
DRUIS C t1JIr8Charlestonians UMJS CONFIRM CONFIRMCharlestonians I ICharlestonians
Charlestonians Arrive to toVoice toVoice toVoice
Voice Their Disapproval DisapprovalA D sapproval sapprovalI
I
A delegation from Charleston S C Carrived Can1ved Carrived
arrived here today to file a formal pro protest protest protest ¬
test against the confirmation of Dr W WG WG
G Cram as collector of port at Charles Charleston CharI CharIton Charleston ¬
ton The delegation consisted of J JAdger JAdger
Adger Smyth mayor of Charleston AG A AG AG
G Tobias president of the Merchants MerchantsExchange MerchantsExchange MerchantsExchange
Exchange and J C Hemphill editor of ofthe ofth ofthe
the th News and Courier Tire committee committeeis
is armed with a mass of protests pro protists sts fromcitizens from j jcitizens I Icitizens
citizens of the Southern cityAs city cityAs cityAs
As soon soon as the delegation arrived JB JBthe jnthe Irathe
the city they hunted up Senator Sen tor Till TIllman Tillman j jman
man and held a long conference with withhim withhim withhim
him He will introduce the delegation delegationto
to the Senate Committee on Commerce CommerceThe CommercThe CommerceThe
The Charlestonians CharlestoniansevidentIy evidently count upon uponassistance uponassistance
I
assistance from Senator Depew for they theyheld theyheld I Iheld
held a long conference with him at atnoon atnoon I
noon Inasmuch as the nomination is isin s sin sin
in the hands of the Senate committeethe committee committeethe I Ithe
the delegation will devote its efforts to tothat tothat i I iI
that bodyWe body bodyWe bodyWe
We have strong material with whichto which whichlo whichlo
lo make a fight before the Senate enate Com Committee CommIttee Committee ¬
mittee on Comnierc CoJ111Derct said MayorSmytb Mayor MayorSmyth MayorSmyth
Smyth We will rest our opposition tothe to tothe tothe
the confirmation of Crum purely on the theground theground theground
ground that irreparable commercialharm commercial commercialharm commercIalharm
harm will be done the oort of Charleston Charles Charleston Ch3 les lesi ¬
i ton by the appointment of a negro as ascollector asconecto ascollector
collector just now nowThe nowThe now nowThe
The claim will be advanced tothe commlttee com committee committee ¬
mittee that Crum is wholly deficient in inthe inthe inthe
the training indispensable to the suc successful successful successful ¬
cessful administration of the collector collectorship collectorship collectorship
ship His personal per5 nal character will not notbe notbe notbe
be attacked attackedST afiackedST attackedST
ST LOUIS EXPOSITION TO DRAW DRAWJLARGE DRAWL DRAWLARGE
L LARGE RGE EXHIBIT FROM GERMANY GERMANYBERLIN GERItlANYB GERMANYBERLIN
BERLIN B RLI Jan 2 2Herr Herr Lewald Ger German G German r rman ¬
man commissary commiSNI ior for the St Louis Exposition Ex Exposition Exposition ¬
position today told your our correspondentthat correspondent correspondentthat
that he intendedto intended to invite 5000 or more morefirms inor inorfirms more morefirms
firms of the German chambers cha rsof of o com commerce commercetO commerce ¬
merce mercetO to e participate in the Exposition ExpositionThe ExpositionThe ExpositionThe
The German section he says will begreater be begreater begreater
greater even than anticipated anticipatedHerr anticipatedHerr anticipatedHerr
Herr Lewald will return to St Louis Louisin LouIsin Louisin
in the middle middles of April Apriiand and remain therefor there therefor therefor
for some weeks eeks
WJNDS WINDSFROM WINDS FROM FREAK FREAKBLOCK FREAKBLOCK FREAKBLOCKGAUSE
BLOCK BLOCKGAUSE CAUSE SUIT SUITDamage SUITDamage SUITDamage
Damage Asked for Mad Pranks Attributed Attrib Atfribited ed to toOdd toOdd toii
ii Odd Skyscraper C
j
NEW mi VOIlE YQHK YG Jan JaR22Adam3ge 22 A A damage sufc sufcin sukin sniwin
in which whichexpertswlll exports will will be called to tes testify testffyabout testify ¬
tify tffyabout about the marvelous pranks playeG playeGby playeaby
by the wind around the twentystorkFlatiron twentystory twentystoryFlat twentystorY twentystorYFlatiron
Flat Flatiron iron Building at Twentythird TwentythirdStreet Twentytblrd TwentytblrdStreet TwentythirdStreet
Street and Broadway is about to be filed filedby filedby
by Gibson N Vincent VIn ent clothing cIot1l ng mer merchant merchant merchant ¬
chant chantMr chantMr chantMr
Mr Vincent occupies the building at atthe atand
the southeast cornerof corner of Broads Broadway BroadwayTwenty ay y and andTwenty
Twenty Twentyse second seccn n = Street and he allege allegethat allegethat allegesthat
that on two different occasions the wind windhas windhas
has been so deflected by the flatiron thatthe that thatthe t Jat Jatthe
the plate glass windows in front of his hisstore hisstore hisstore
store were smashed allowing al1o ug his stock stockto stockto stockto
to be greatly damaged by the rain He Hewants Hewants Hewants
wants a judgment of o 5000 against the theFifth th thFIfth theFifth
Fifth Avenue Building Company owners ownersof ownersof
of the Flatiron Building BuildingREFUSES BundingREFUSES
REFUSES TO CONFIRM tiiiiini 9 A AHEINZE AHEINZE AIt
HEINZE It ItMontana APPOINTMENT APPOINTMENTMontana APPOIN =
Montana Senate Turns Down Judge JudgeStewart JudgeStewartA
Stewart StewartA A Rap at Gov Toole TooleHELENA TooleHELENA
HELENA Mont MonLJan Jan 22 22The The Demo Democratic Jemo JemocraUe Iemocratic ¬
I cratic senate gave the Democratic Democraticgovernor Democraticgovernoro Democraticgovernor
governor governoro of Montana a rap yesterday yesterdayafternoon yesterdayafternoon yesterdayafternoon
afternoon by refusing to confirm the theappointment theappointment
appointment of JudgcTw JudgW Judge W R C Stewart Stewartof Stewartof Stewartof
of Bozeman as judge of the ninth ju judicial judlcial ¬
dlcial district districtJudge distr1ctJudge districtJudge
Judge Stewart St wart recognized recpgnized as a Heinze Helnzeman HeinzemAn Heinzeman
man was was appointed appoirtted to 111 the vacancy vacancycaused vacancycaused
caused by the election of Judge Hollo Holloway HoIlowa Holloway
way wa to the supreme bench benchAH benchAn benchAll
AH other appointments made by Gov GOTernor Governor Governor
ernor Tcole T ole since the last Assembly Assemblymet As Assemblymet emhl emhlmet
met wcrr wer confirmed confirmedLORD conftrmc1LORD confirmedLORD
LORD LANSDOWNE TOO ILL TO TOSEE TOSEE TOSEE
SEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMERCELONDON COMMERCE COMMERCELONDON OMM RCE RCELO
LONDON LO N Jan 22 22Lord Lord Lansdowne Lansdownesecretary Lansdownesecretary Lansdownesecretary
secretary of state for foreign affairs is isindisposed isIndisp09e isindisposed
indisposed < < L The proposed reception by byhim bYhint byhim
him of a l deputation from the Liverpool Liverpoolchamber Liverpoolchamber Liverpoolchamber
chamber of commerce to discuss the theAmerican thEAmerican theAmerican
American reciprocity retlprOcfty treaty treat with Cuba Cubahas Cubahas Cubahas
has been Indefinitely IndetlDiteJypostvo postponed ed
To corroborate his cO coatenflon tiu tiUtt MrVincent Mr MrVincent MrVtne
Vincent Vtne nt sets forth in his cOMplalnt ccttn1 alnt that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the flatiron is of an extremely d1 1 16Iy r pecu peculiar > > ecu Cculiar eculiar
liar and unusual shape and for this thisreason thisreason thisreason
reason the air currents sweeping around aroundtbe aroundtbe aroundthe
tbe structure perform somefearful some fearful and andwonderful andwonderful andwonderful
wonderful tricks According to Mr Vin Vincents Vlncents Vincents ¬
cents bill so fierce has become the Hs disturbance Hsturbancc U8turban
turban turbancc e at times that pedestrians have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been hurled violently to the sidewalk sidewalkOccupants sIdewalkOccupants sidewalkOccupants
Occupants of buildings in the neigh neighborhood neighborbood neighborhood ¬
borhood tell of witnessing some of the thealleged thealleged thealleged
alleged acts of the wind after it its natu natural natural natural ¬
ral course has been changed eh nged by the th tri triangular triangular triangular ¬
angular skyscraper There have been beendays beendays beendays
days they say when persons in trying tryingto
to board street cars at the corner of ofBroadway orBroadway ofBroadway
Broadway and Twentythird Street Streethave Streetbave Streethave
have suddenly found themselves blown blownten blownten blownten
ten feet away while the car moved on onAMERICAN onII onAMEHIOAN
II IIAMERICAN AMERICAN SECURES SECURES PRIZE PRIZEOFFERED PRIZEOFFERED PifiZEEEITALYS
OFFERED r rCitizens EEITALYS JMTALYS BY ITALYS KING KINLCitizens KINGCitizens
Citizens of This Country Receive Many ManyAwards ManyAwards ManyAwards
Awards at Torino Art Exposition ExpositionNEW ExpositionI ExpositionNEW ExpositionNEW
I
NEW YORK Jan 22 i2Among Among the pas passengers passengers passengers ¬
sengers who arrived last night irony f from Naples Na Naples Nap1es ¬
ples on the steamer Sicilia SlciUawas was Luigi LuigiRoversi LuigiRoversi LuigiRoversi
Roversi Secretary of the United States StatesCommission StatesCommIssion StatesCommission
Commission at > the First FIrstJnternatio International InternatioaalExposition InternationalExposition 1 1Exposition
Exposition of Modern Decorative DejoraUe De rative Art in inTorino inTorino inTorino
Torino Italy ItalyMr ItalyMr ItalyMr
Mr Roversi said Americans Ameriea s were wereawarded wereawarded wereawarded
awarded several prizes Among them themwas themwas themwas
was a large bronze bust the only prize prizeassigned prizeassigned prizeassigned
assigned the exposition by the t e King of ofItalv ofItalv ofItaly
Italv The Th different exhibits and awards awardsarc awar awardsare 5 5on
arc on board the Sicilia SiciliaSTORY SiciliaISTORY SiciliaSTORY
STORY THAT FAIR EFFECTS EFFECTSWERE EFFECTSI EFFECTSWERE
WERE RIFLED ONLY A CANARD CANARDPARIS CAtfARDPARIS CANARDPARIS
I
PARIS Jan 22 22Mr Mr Gowdy the theAmerican theArlcan theAmerican
American consul general ora bAs received a acablegram scaolegram acablegram
cablegram from Mr Neal al alninistrator alninistratorof > ninistrator ninistratorof
of the estate < of the late Charles Fair Fairand Fairand Fairand
and wife Mr Neal says YIi the story that thatMrs tbatMrs thatMrs
Mrs Fairs trunks were rifled and a acheap acheap acheap
cheap string of pearls substituted substltut d for a
315000 15000 pearl necklace is without foundation founda foundation foundation ¬
tion
RESUME WORK r ON THE THEUNION TEUNIUTATIO
UNION UNIUTATIO mm BILL BILLReport BILLI BILLExpected
I Report Expected Within the theNext theI theNext
I
Next Two Weeks WeeksWork WeeksWork WeeksWork
Work on on the bill for the erection of a aonion aunIon asalon
onion station in Washington was resumed re resumed resumed ¬
sumed this afternoon by the conferees confereesof
of the Senate and House in the room of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Senate Committee for the District DistrictRapid DistrictRapid DistrictRapid
Rapid progress progre s has already been made madeon madecn madeon
on the measure and the conferees con confidently confidently confidently ¬
fidently expect to be able to make a re report rePOrt report ¬
port within a a week or ten days daysNo daysNo daysNo
No leftrhe Ie8r te conclusions were reached reachedat
at tire meeting yesterday afternoon afternoonColonol afternoonColon afternoonColonel
Colonel Colon Cassell and Mr Neale repre representing represenUng representing ¬
senting the Pennsylvania and Mr Ham Hamilton Hamilton Hamiiton ¬
ilton representing the Baltimore and andOhio andOhio andOhio
Ohio Railroad companies appeared be before before before ¬
fore the conferees and made formal ob objection objec objection ¬
jection jec on to the provision of the House Housereducing HousereducIng Housereducing
reducing the amount to be paid the two twocorporations twoI twocorporations
I corporations from 15WOW to 1000006 1000006each 1000 1000each 1000000each
each eachColonel eachColonel eachColonel
Colonel Biddle Engineer Commission Commissioner ommissioner ¬
er of the District was heard in regard regardto
to a number n mber of engineering features featuresENGLISH featuresIi featuresI
Ii ENGLISH NOW SPOKEN IN INNSW INI
I I
I NEW W MEXICO LEGISLATURE LEGISLATUREj
j I For First Time Tim All Can Talk One OneTesgae OneI I
I I Tongue TesgaeI TODgueSANTA TongueSANTA
SANTA FE NM N M Jan 2The The Legis Legislative LegislaUve Legislative ¬
lative Assembly Assembl bj hats s convened with J JFrancisco JFrancisco JFrancisco
Francisco Chavez president of the coun council councIl council ¬
cil and Nestor Moniayo speaker of the thehouse thehouse thehouse
house houset houseFor f fFor
For t or the first time in the history history of ofNew ofew ofNew
New ew Mexico every member of the coun council councIl council ¬
cil speaks English fluently fluentlyPORTO lluentIyPQRTO fluentlyPORTO
PORTO RICAN NATIONAL NATIONALBANK NATIONALBANK NATIONALBANK
BANK OPENS ITS DOORS DOORSThe DOORSThe DOORSThe
The Comptroller of the Currency has hasannounced hasannounced hasannounced
announced that the First National NationalBank NationalBank NationalBank
Bank of Porto Rico at San Juan opened openedfor open openedfor d dfor
for business January 5 with a capital of of10000O r
100000 It is the first national bank bankto hankto bankto
to oxen O n for f r business in the island under underthe underthe underthe
the United Un ted States banking laws lawsMany lawsMany lawsMany
Many Porto Ricans are stockholders stockholdersbut
but the officers and directors are large largely largely largely ¬
ly American
I NAVY MEN iE DISCREDITHOBSONS DISCREDIT fflGBEfflTI1tB8OE8TATEMEMT
HOBSONS I1tB8OE8TATEMEMT I1tB8OE8TATEMEMTNo STATEMENT STATEMENTNo
No Secret Understanding UnderstandingExists UnderstandingExists J JExists
Exists They The i Assert AssertOfficials AssertOtJclals
Officials 0 cials of the Navy Na Department place placelittle placeIlttM placelitthS
little faith in the alleged statement statementmade staLelBeRtmade statementmade
made a few days ago by Xaval Construe Constructor Construe10r Construetor ¬
tor B P Hob Hobson QH that he had a II secret secretunderstanding see secretunderstanding et etundentandlngn
understanding with Secretary Moody Moed to totravel totravel totravel
travel around on pay and lecture in the theinterest tbeInterest theinterest
interest o ot the navy navyNaval JUIVYNaval navyNaval
Naval Constructor Hobsonj Is also al alleged aiJeged alloged ¬
leged to have said that t at he would not netobey notobey notobey
obey the Departments orders to go to toPuget topuget toPuget
Puget Sound but would travel else elsewhere elsewhere ¬
where Officials of the Navy Depart Department Department Department ¬
ment say he would have to resign IB IBorder Inorder
order to do this thisThe th5The thisThe
The hero of the Merrlmac has permis permission permisslon permission ¬
sion from the Department to lecture lectureOB lectureon lectureon
on matters relating to the navy n nkvy vy and is isthe isthe isthe
the only officer having that permission permlsslenThere permissionThere permissionThere
There is no secret understanding It Itis Iti Itis
is i said saidLADY saidLADY saidLADY
LADY HENRY SOMERSET SOMERSETLAHJDS SOMERSETI SOMERSETLAUDS
I LAUDS L UDS WATT W T PICTURE PICTURERegrets PICTURERegrets PICTURERegrets
Regrets That American Temperance TemperanceWomen TemperanceWomen TemperanceWomen
Women Condemn Love and Life LifePainting LifePainting LifePainting
Painting PaintingLONDON PaintingLOXDON PaintingLONDON
LONDON Jan 22 2The The objections objicfioasraised ohNcUonsraised objectionsraised
raised by certain workers jof of the Wo Womans Womans Wemans ¬
mans Christian Temperance TemMranc Union of ofAmerica orAmerIca ofAmerica
America against Watts picture rep representing representing representing ¬
resenting Love aDd Life in the theWhite theWhlte theWhite
White House are taken exception to by byLady byLady y yLady
Lady Henry HeRr Somerset the famous apos apostle a atIe apostle ¬
tle of temperance here In a letter pub published published published ¬
lished yesterday yesterday Lady Henry says saysAs saysAs saysAs
As president of the Worlds Womans WomansChristian WomansChristian Voman VomanChristian
Christian Temperance Union I feel it itshould Itshould itshould
should he made clear that the objections objectionsraised obje objectionsraised < llolts lloltsriIsed
raised by a few women are not held by bythe byth bythe
the th majority of the great temperance temperancesociety temperSHeesociety temperancei temperancesociety
society which realizes that that wonder wonderful wonderJ wonderful ¬
J ful allegorical picture has interestingbut interesting interestingbut Int resttng resttnglnIt
but tender beautiful teaching with th thpurity thpurity the thepurity
purity of f treatment lan tant tn < l intention which whichmarks whichmarks
marks all that great masters work workI ork orkI
I would perhaps not have made this thisstatement thisstattment thisstatement
statement statement so emphatically were it not notthat notthat notthat
that I know Frances WIHard shared my myview myie myview
view ie In this matter matt r and would certain certainly certainly certainly ¬
ly have deprecated de recated the criticisms that thathave thathave
have been made by women who have havedone bavedone havedone
done roost excellent work but who prob probably probably ¬
ably have no discrimination in judging judgingof
of the moral effect of works orks of o art
VATICAN DISAPPRUVES DISAPPRUVESCATHOLiC ffl8APPBYE8tATFIOLftFEEIIAT1ON
CATHOLIC tATFIOLftFEEIIAT1ON tATFIOLftFEEIIAT1ONBaneful FEDB FEDBBaneful fEDERATION fEDERATIONBaneful
Baneful Effects Anticipated AnticipatedFrom AnticipatedFrom AnticipatedFrom
From From Political Operations OperationsROMS
ROMS Jan 22 DTIM The T formation and andtn andaiaIs andalms
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ia America AJ I1ea is causbtg considerable dis distttHwion dist diseuasios
tttHwion < < t IJ MI ia the t VaUeam VaUeamA VatieaJLAtJuader1Jtood VatleasAs
A understood As here en this society or orwieedby orgasisedby r rpalzed
gasisedby palzed wieedby Bisbpp MePaull of Trenton TrentonN
N J ami Bishop hoP Meesmef of fit O Ofteon en Bay BayWia its yWis y yWI
Wia WI alma to organize ol1 l e a Catholic par parin partin 7 7ta
in local and national politics Its It model mntirlis modelia morhlhi
ia tli tile Catholic Center party rty of Ger Germany GirlllaDY Germany ¬
many which by holding oldt the balance of ofpower ofpower oipower
power In tie retehatag has Ita been oeen aiito alh alhto a > l ltv
to get many valuable coaceasfeas sloes 1 1L5 for the theCb theCbrtL theCbreh
Cb CbrtL CbrtLTIM CbrehThe rcit rcitTfee
TIM Catholic cat oUe Troth Trut Federation beIieves be beIfeVva b bu
IfeVva u va In the same way it could eo Id secure securebetter secureDetter securebetter
better coosJderaUon for the Church b ia iqthe iathe li lit
t the United U1ltt States especially to tbe mat matter matI matter ¬
ter of o schools schoolsArchbishop BeheolsAreblshop schoolsArchbishop
Archbishop Ireland eIaJld ha has sent t a report reporti rEportto reportto
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i to the Vatican roundly denouncing th thfederation t tlvfederation h hfederation
federation IB tile main the Vatican Prt Prtlates pnIlatea pr prpates
Ilatea pates have agreed with Ireland Ire regard regarding rcgardtoe regardlug
toe tbe effort as premature prematureIt
It is recognized that the United Stales Stalesis Startsis StalesIs
is already the third CathoUc country countryin countrYInJ1Ie coun rr rrin
in InJ1Ie jhe he world Italy Ital Is first and Austriasecond Austria Austriaaeeood Alsti8eeoad
second The Americas church is growing growingmore gro grow In Inmore i n nmore
more rapidly rapid I than any aD other therefor thereforsay tberriorsay thereforsay
say the Vatican statesmen it is anwi anwito unwise unwiseto nwi nwit >
to t arouse opposition in the United Staua State3by Stauai Stat < 1 1by
i by any political action actionOn JUtioaOn actionOn
On this account the federation is dis disI di dicouraged li licouraced
I counted by those in I autbot authority aut ity ty It h Ii Iialready > s salready salready
already defeated Meawaers I s hopes to ba baarchbishop toarc bearchp
arc archbishop l8bop of f Manila ManilaWOULD MarnaWOULD la na naWOULD
WOULD FURTHER DIGlfEFT DIGlfEFTTEE DIGfIriT1E DIGIFTFYTHE
TEE MINIST MIinSTER R TO SIAM SIA2IAn SIAMAn SIAMAn
An increase in the diplomatic repr repraentattoa reprisentatloR reprrseetatlea
aentattoa of tHe tire United States at Siam Siaoiis Siamis Siamis
is recom recommended reco nf1e iendei ded by b the Senate Comm Commutes Commttee t ttee ¬
tee OB Foreign Relations At present presentthere prtsc1tI presentthere
there Is a minister living at t BangkokI Bangkok Bangkokwoo angko angkoI <
I woo Woo is also a consul general TOP roru rorumittee cot 0 0mlttee v vmittee
I mittee recommends two officers instil instilof ins 1n e 1 Iof 1of
of one provision provisionfol for a consul genera generaand gefiHaand generaand
and that tbe rank of minister be rats raiid raiidto rat 1 1to i ito
to minister plenipotentiary plenipote tlary The Com Committee Co Comitteeo romittee ¬
mittee on Pacific Islands yesterday r rported rI rported
ported to t the lheSeaate Senate a bill vest vestn vesting use in intbe laUle in inthe
the President authority to appoint per persons vrona persons ¬
I sons ona to govern the island of Tutuila Tutui 3 i il ilthe itthe i ithe
the Samoan group The bill is similar similarto si sir r1 i L Lto t r rto
to that provided for the island 18 Jz1a of Guam Gta
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LEADERS SINCE 1867 1867As t tI 3 3That
I A Sacrificing That Good Stofekeeping Demands riandsAs I Ii
i As we near the inventory time every department seeks clearance of its small lots absolutely and a material materialreduction materialreduction t ti
i reduction of its more complete lots Pricecutting is tIle only rational and ancllegitimate legitimate method It entails loss of o course coursetout coarsebut i if
f but it is losing to a purpose purposeancl purposeand and l is compensated for in the freshness and newness that is characteristic of this store storeWe storeE i ii
i E We begin this general clearance tomorrow morning morningancl and the biggest remnant day weve ever had is overtopped isovertoppaelby overtoppedby I Ii
i by the extraordinary opportunities that offer oer on this occasion I t tT
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t Any Winter Wi e = Weight e e Overcoat in i a nt n the House HouseExclusiveness Uouseof Fi I °
f e Exclusiveness and elegance have no deterrent influence when we reach this period in the seasonThe season seasonThe seasonThe
The finest Overgarment in the house suffers reduction in preference to b being ing earned over Every over overcoatoin ovcrf over overcoatrin
f coatoin coa in the theSde sale has been a member of this seasons regular stock the product of of our superior facilities facilitiesfor ftlcilitiesfor facilitiesfor
t for making and consequently the best coat in America at its regular price Now it finds itself in one or orthe orf ort orthe
f the other of four lots lotsnerly nearly halved in price priceAny pricei t tt <
i t Any An r Overcoat OYerco t selling up < 8 Q 75 j jto Any r Overcoat Overc at selling a up upto u P Pto I 9 75
r to SID 15 Choice for t 4o pOef pOefAny II I < 9 to 530 39 Choice for forAny fort a aAny
t Any Overcoat selling selling up u gf 14 A fs fsto 75 Any A An Overcoat selling sen ng up u 28 7 O Qto 75 J gf gfO
to S22 52250 2250 O Choice for 4 > r ± to S4i 45 Choice for forThere forf fort forare O 1 O
f t There Theret are Pain Plain Ov Ovsacks < rsacks Paddocks English Great Coats Automobile Ulsters sod and nd Storm U16tersin Ulsters In Inthe
1 t the plain and nd fancy waives with silk and other linings with substantial quality and rational elegance and andperfect andperfect andperfect
perfect fit as the salient features featuresf >
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I t Boys Clothing ClothingAbout
f i t About SO Boys Doublebreasted Norfolk orrolk and an Threepiece Threepf e Short ShertI ShortPants rt rtPants
I Pants SuIts and Overcoats and Reefers Reeferstbe tbe one two and three of ofkbtd a akind akind
kind left from the most popular popul r sellers of the season Black Blue Bluea Blueand
a and > > d Fancy Cheviots in the Suits SuIt and Frize Overcoats and andReefers ando
1 o Reefers The sizes wiP run from 7 to 16 years and the thet ff rj rj to tovalues
values from 250 to 5CO 5OT 5COChoice 2 3 5
t T i Choice Chol Choice e means something to you youA + tt ijj ijjA
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I A lot of 50 Novelty Suits including Sailors for the little chaps chapsand chapsand chapsand
and most of those in the lot are small sizes They Th Y are plain and andFancy andi andi
i i Fancy colors cutely trimmed and ih exclusive styles They Theyare J Q c f fare
f = are offered r Suits at atYoung that weve e been beenoffered selling I up to 100 Cho ce is isoffered r rYoung 1 8 j jYoung I
Young Mens Suits and Overcoats form another bargain spot One Onetwo Onetwo
1 two and three of a kind in Plain Blue and Black and Fancy < ancy Mixed MixedSinglebreasted Mixedf I
f t Singlebreasted Sack Suits and Frize Overcoats Overcoats of the fashionable fash fa > h Jt = J f fiooable
iooable e length l and fullness Worth up to SOO s00Choke 5 H Q QChoice L15
f Choice ChokeAll ho 4 > vr fJ fJAll I IAll
All the broken lots jf f Boys SeparaU Knee Pants no matter how howmany howmany
many or how few pairs They lltey are gathered gather into this sacrificing sacrificingSizes Aff
+ Sizes range from Crorp 4 to 15 years and there are Pants among them themyorth themi 45 45i I l lworth C I
i worth up to 89c a pair c cMens >
i Mens ens 7 and an Boys Hats ass L an and Caps CapsThirty Capst as asI
t Thirty dozen Mens Derbys rbY5 and Soft Hats in black and the col colors eolora colors ¬
ors that have been popular this season seasonand and all the latest latestshapes latestf
f T shapes fads and staples The sizes are broken brokenthats thats the t tMens
7 weakness In this lot 150 to fioO grades It wont take long longto longto 85C
to sweep Weep this table at att u ui
i t Mens Cloth Golf Caps with doable bands to toPUII pull down downover 1 1 III IIIover Oc Ocover
° over the ears the kind we self seis at 26c 25eBoys Dc Dcf 5 J JBoys
f Boys B YK Stocking Caps In allcolars aU colors and Cloth CIo Winter Capsgn Caps 7c 7cn L
SB n odd and end assortment of 25c grade Choice ChoIcei choiceBroken I IBroken
i = Broken lot of ot Boys S Stockjns StockJg Caps and Cloth Winter t 1 19C QL
Caps that s sell ll at 50e 5 e Choice B B BChildrens < J JChildrens
Childrens WideBrim Cloth and Felt Sailors with stitched e f = r rbrims g gbrims
i brims n also 80C some broken lot l lots of Tarns and Yacht t tt tt Caps worth worthup 15C SHI SHIup
up to JL Choice I J
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The Fine and Finest of the Mens Suits Suitsf o
f Right up the line to the 2750 75O grade z zSaks gradelarge large lots and small lots are offered f for foryowrseledimr or yoar 8f seteetieo 1 1IecJtaracter Efee Efeecharacter e r
character dflhe t1f the theholds Saks Suit Sl t needs no praising its reputation is builded np upqtl 1 i l practical JIItCtieal d demonsiratioB ra eu it itholds 1tholds
holds its place as best by y reason of its bestness Thus a bargain offering oiferil1 of SafesSuits S SailSuits Snitg arouses the deep deepest dexpeat ¬
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est interest We Wctlont > donyt endeavor to forecast the fashions of a year away awn in in the tlui hope that this seasons seasonsfavorite msss S Sfavorite
favorite will be next seasons favorite as well syid C thus evade the sacrifice of clearance But we cot rightSuits rightand right rightand s
and left leftSuits I
Suits that have r been sell 8 Q 15 g Suits C u1tsflat that have havebeenc been selling elllngto J Jing 1 j 75 I Iing i °
ing lag up upThere to 15 Choice for 0 D > up fo o S2750 C 2750 Choice for forThere or LJe e I IThere
There are Plain Black Thbets Black and Blue Cheviot Cheviots and Novelty Cheviots of oexetHtve exclusive and andcpptlonal 1I Iles ox oxePptlon I ICtptiof1al
cpptlonal ePptlon al merit cut in single and doublebreasted sacks sacksef f th the latest fs bioe on R and nd fitted with Satoper Sakspetfeetlon Satoperfection ¬ i iection
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t Childrens o + s Shoes ShoesThe
The special lots in the Shoe Department were announced by bythemselves byth bythemselves
themselves th themselves lves on Tuesday aad nail they have had us on the jum j jump mp yesterday yesterdayand yesterdayand yesterdayand
and today Every ery pair of Shoes in the ions loci a guaranteed value Its Itsodd Itsodd Itsodd
odd that in the midst of clearance clearancee we should bring In a special pur purchase purchase purchase ¬
chase mt b JItt t we must mu t take these thes opportunities when we can get et them themand tltemand themand
and the inrnmiBg inr < tmlng lots help to complete the assortment of sizes of ofJtbe oftbe ofthe
Jtbe the regular re Ir lines linesWomens linesWomens linesWomens
Womens Black Vicl VI I Kid and Box Calf Button and Lace LaceShoes fr j J r rShoes
Shoes with light and medium soles common sense and andmilitary X 1 g 45 i imilitary
military n llta 1Ieelf Heels keel Worth Worth2 2 a pa pair r ChoiceWomens Choice M B 0 v7 v7Womens
I Womens Black Vici Kid Box Calf Patent Kid and andEnamel andEnamel andEnamel
Enamel Leather Button and Lace Shoes latest lasts Cuban C Cban Cu 165 165Mens f
3 pair Cb Cboi Choice ChoiceMens ee
I ban and steeple heels Worth 250 and a T TMens
Mens Black Vici Kid and Wax Calf Lace and Congress CongressShoes CongressShoes
Shoes medium weight soles les plain and tipped toes stylish stylishand stYlishand slylishand 1 65
and dressy dre sy shapes Worth 25 256 a pair Choice ChoiceMens v vMens 3 3Adens
Mens Black Vici Kid Box Calf CalC Patent Kid Patent Calff Calf Calfand e fr frand
and Enamel Leather Lace Shoes single and double soles solesst solesstraightlast k 1 fi 95 a astraightlast
straightlast st IghvIa5t or bulldog shapes sha Worth 3 a pair Choice ChoiceLittle ChoiceLittle 9 vvJ vvJLittle
Little Gents Black Vici Kid Box Calf Patent and andEnamel andEnamel andEnamel
Enamel Leather Lace Shoes solid oak soles some with withspring rp s sspring
spring heels and others with hard heals sizes 82 S to 13 131k 131kVorth 13Worth 1 I 45 S f fWorth
Worth Vorth 5250 250 Choice ChoiceInfants S I TvJ TvJj
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Infants Softsole Shoes button and lace In all the baby babycoloS babycolors 1C 8 v vcolors
colors The usual 60c kind Choice ChoIceMi1es ChoiceMisses fi fiMisses
Misses and Childrens Black Vici Kid Kl Button andLace and andLace
Lace Shoes with wil1tlnv Invisible lbecor eor corfc soles aoleadressy dressy shs shsdurable shapes and anddurable anddurable 1 2 5
durable qualities Worth 3 a aIH pair p lr r Choice
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35 p Pfis iijrs > irs of Dogskin Walking Gloves that are re slightly slightlysoiled b 1 1rOJ1 a asoiled
soiled rOJ1 otherwise s they are all ll right t tqraySuede Tan shade outeam oui ouiand made madefind c
and worth 1 a pair pairGxay I °
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Gxay qraySuede S Suede ede Walking Gloves GlOffl with cutsesras fltaea an o yHqsojpTf pique I4pae ae I Ilm i i f fibncks s
backs lm S 9n1 anly nly about 135 l pairs pairsdIe the lst 1 lastQ nearly that t1laidozen may tyTjL 65C f t s sdozen i idozen
dozen sizes from 7 to 8 Worth I a aJIrir pair p lr v J I i ij
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27 7 Fancy Stiffbosom StJ1b som Shirts ia Mat patteraoter patten patt with epar aerate r rate
ate cuffs lb i match broken lets of regular r ular Hm linear UIHSut that U t are fa famous i iraous 29C
raous moos with us at 8t1 LM Broken BroKenaizes nines ninesI sizeslot I II II I11t I I x
lot I it of odd and end pieces of the celebrated Wtlif WtlifUnrJevwear W d ldeuith ldeuithUnderwear It I IJ
J Underwear UnrJevwearGray mostly 1J Shirts andd neatly large styes J and J 9 f I II I IGray
Gray 1W grade rade radeA v vj
j A broken lot lot of the better grade o of Wrights W 1It Health Un Unit Uaderwear ¬ OJOJf
derwear the kind that is silkfleeced worth Lb0 a gar garmeat
I meat it cw always 1 = o V VI i iJustj j jJust i
I Just Justj 7 Fleeced FJcecedJalbriggaK BalbriggBH Undershirts U deJShktatltece th there r are re ao Draw Drawem r ror i
ers em r to to match these and they are ah l size 14 a big mans opportunity eta etaportunity 21 C
portunity or tun 1 ty Wor Worth t h 58c 50c 50cHeavy v i iHeavy
i iHeavy
Heavy Merino Half Hose Ho Tan and Gray if y you want wantHosiery t m mHosiery
Hosiery that wears this is the kia Mad that a host of ofby nata swear i irriS I i iby
by rriS Wove a few r pairs I left of every alas Sie it ft pa paIt pair is what 11 1 j jBroken E Erorth
It is worth rorth rorthBroken 11 11Broken
Broken lot of Mens Fancy Fane Silk Xe N NeckwearrinHansbt NeckwearrinHansbtand kw 1cwrPeIDHaa411 1cwrPeIDHaa411and mr FourinHand FourinHandand
and and Shield Bows Bowsthe the last few pieces pieces ot f tae e sad ttd 60c grades gradesSome f fSome
Some of it is a little tossed toss or or tumbled but the t1fe quality m fa isthere OC i °
there and the patterns are are deslrablChofee desirable Choice ChoiceSome
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Some 5 men are going to get Cardigan Jackets tooorrgw tooorrgwfrr teawrtewfry
fry less than halt the regular price They ar are areshsJcd Brt Brows wa prepeMy prepeMyshaped pop rty j jshsped 8C
shaped and worth 3l0 156 I
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