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4 THE WASHINGTON WASHINGTON TICS WEDNESDAY OCTOBtft OCTOB R71903 7 1903 1903
A BATTLESHIP LOSES
129 129 MEN MEY BY DESERTION DESERTIONNew ESEIIT1 ESEIIT1Now
New Maine Breaks All Rec Eecords Records Recoids
ords of JThis PIiis his Kind KindONE ICindONE
ONE OUT OF EVERY FOUR FOURHigh FOURHigh FOURHiglt
High Percentage Pcrcentage Due to Excessive ExcessiveSTiore ExcessiveS ExcessiveShore
Shore S ore Duty While Ship Was WasUndergoing WasUndergoing WasUndergoing
Undergoing Repairs RepairsOne RepairsOne RepairsQne
One hundred and twenty twentynIne nine desertipns deser desertipns c1esorU
U tipns ps have been reported by Capt Eu Eugend Eugenl Eugend
gend H C Leutze commanding the thebattleship thebattleship thebattleshlp
battleship Maine for the th eight months monthsendd monthsondtd monthsended
ended September 1 The crew1 cre of the theMaine thetraine the1ltoine
Maine numbers 504 making the deser desertions c1escrt dosortlpns ¬
t tions os one to every four men menXhis menXhis ureaJhis
Xhis unusual number of desertions is isattributed IsattrIbuted isattributed
attributed to the long time the orew orewwas orewJ18 crewticas
was J18 on shore at Philadelphia while the theMaine theMaIne theMaine
Maine was undergoing repairs While Whileashore Whileashore Yhlleagboro
ashore in camps the men broke all allnnval allI1 allnaval
naval I1 1val records for desertions desertionsScared dosorUonsScared desertionsScared
Scared by Rumors RumorsShortly RumorsShortly
Shortly after the Maine was commissloped commis commissioned commlssJol1ed ¬
sloped It was found to need changes changesIts changesIts changesIts
Its guns were not mounted strongly stronglyenough stronglyenough stronglyenough
enough and many man rumors were clrculnted clrcu circulated clrculatcd ¬
lated about aboutUs its boilers being weak and andits andits I
its general construction such that it itAtad ittas Ityens I
yens not safe Timid members of the thecrew thecrew I Icrew
crew unaccustomed to the water were werefrightened werefrightened
frightened by these reports reportsThe reportsThe reportsThe j
The Maines experience is s much the theeame thesame thesame
same as that of anv other vessel whloh whlohIB whlohIIJ whichis
IB compelled to allow its crow to tocamp tocamp tocamp
camp on on land for a longtime long time In addi addition addiU addition ¬
tion U n to Its long stay at Philadelphia tho theMitlne thoMaine thoM
Maine M 1nc was at other ports where its men mented menr menltd
ted r d an opportunity to desert In tho thosix thosix thesix
six months Immediately preceding July
1 the desertions numbered num ered ninety ninetyseven ninetysc ninetyseVCn
seven sc n In July there wore seventeen seventeendesertions seventeendesertions seventeendesertions
desertions and In n August A gustthere there were werefourteen werefoutteen
fourteen
Now Off to Culebra CulebraToday CulebraToday CulebraToday
Today th t the 1 Maine MaIaq alnQ will sail for Culebra Culobrato Culebrat
to t prepare prepare for the winter wint r maneuvers and andthe andthe andthe
the temptation to desert will be re removed removed removed ¬
moved from the crew which has been beenimpatient boenhnpatlent beenimpatient
impatient to get off at on a cruise and has hasgalled hasgJlled hasgalled
galled under the delay delayTho delayThe delayThe
The percentage of desertions in tie tienavy t the thenavy e enaY
navy naY has varied from 9 to 10 per cent in inyqars Innrs inyears
years nrs past It now varies from 12 to 13 13per 13per 13per
per cent This is regarded as a satis satisfactory satisfactory satisfactory ¬
factory record as most of the desertions desertionsare desertionsnr desertionare s
are nr among coal passers and landsmen landsmenwho landsmenwho landsmewho n
who have enlisted In the service without withoutany withoutany withouany t
any experience on the water waterInsidfc wa waterInside er erInsid
Inside Insid Work Arduous ArduousAmong ArduousAmong ArduousAmong
Among coal passers the desertions desertions ar armore are aremore artmbre a
more numerous than among any other otherclass otherclass otheclass r
rs
class of men The work In the holds Is IsBO isso i isq s
sq BO trying that men who are not n t accus accustomed accustomed acouatoured ¬
tomed to heavy lifting cannot endure i iImprovements it itImprovements ItImprovcm t
Improvements Improvcm nts in tho moss allowance allowanceand allowanceand allowancand °
and 1essenIng lOEseningof of the w workof workof > rkof tbctmen on onboard onboard o oboard n
board ship have ht re tendodto t tended dO to to keep kecpUown down the thenumber thenumber th thnumber °
number of o desertions deserUons In spite of the thectldltlon theatldLtlon th thstldltion
ctldltlon of several sev rol thousand tho sa 4 new men mento mento me meto n
to the navy nav Most of the recruits recr it8 com comfrom come comefrom comerom °
from rom the farming Stales of the middle middletVest middleWest mlddlWest °
West and have have never smelled salt sJl water wateruntil wateruntil wato watountil r
until they theYbegln begin their service serviceU serviceo serviceU
U o V U SQUABBLE TO BE BEAIRED BEAIR BEAIRED
AIRED AIR D IN CIVIL C VIL COURTS COURTSProsecutor COURTSProsecutor URrS URrSProsecutor
Prosecutor Mullowny Decides Decides It lies liesOutside LiesOutside Lie LieOutside
Outside His Functions FunctionsThe FunctionsThe FunctionsThe
The trouble trouble In the ranks of the Gen GenJohn GeIltohn Gentolm
John A Logan I1gnn Regiment RoglxnentUnion Union Veterans VeteransUnion VoteransCnlon VeteransUnion
Union which resulted la n the arrost oCol of ofCol o oCol f
Col E A Fenton of that body bids bidsfair blc1Slair bi bifair ds
fair to be transferred to the civil courts courtsInasmuch courts1pasmuch courtitasmuch s
Inasmuch as Prosecuting Attorney Mul Mullowny 1 Mullownyafter > 1ul 1ullawny ¬
lownyafter lowny after Investigating the case de decided decIded detided ¬
cided that it was one over which tho thocriminal thocriminal th thcriminal o
criminal courts had no jurisdiction jurisdictionj jurIsdictionColonel jurisdictionColonel
j Colonel Fenton was charged charged with withWrongfully withWrongfully wit witWrongfully h
Wrongfully appropriating the charter charterthe of ofthe ofthe
the chapter seal Bible and and other relics relicsAs roUess relicsAcs
As s the question was clearly one of own ownership ownQrsh1p ownership ¬
ership Prosecutor Mullowny decide decidethe decided d
the t e District had no case against Fenton Fentonctad Fento Fentoand n
and accordingly dismissed him
The paraphernalia of the Gen Joh John JohnA n
A 1 Logan Regiment Dyrenforth faction factionwhich tactionwhich factionsthich
which Colonel Fenton Hutchinson fac
tiorij UOn was charged with appropriating appropriatinwrongfully S
wrongfully Has been turned turned over to tho th 0
United States marshal and and it nowde nowdeYplVes ww lowdeplca de deVplYes
YplVes upon one of the factions of the ih 0
John A Logan Regiment to 0a
procure procuJ a awrit awrit
writ of replevin and prove ownership of o
the charter seal Bible flogs ags etc t to o
the the United States marshals satlafactioORDERS satisfaction satisfactionORDERS satisfactionORDERS
ORDERS FOR NAVAL OFFICERS OFFICERSThe
The following naval orders have hayobeen bee bee1sued been n
isi1 1suedRtar isued isuedRear > d dRtar
Rtar Admiral L Kempff Kempfis Is i8 placed c on n
the retired Hat of the navy from Oc 0 o ¬ =
tober 11 11Lieut 11Lieut 11Lieut
Lieut C C Fewol is detached from fro
the Pensacola naval training station statioan n
Fan > an Francisco Cal Ca and ordorud to t 0
the Petrel as executive ofDoer
Lieut W W H Standley Is detached detached1com d
from th the Adams and ordered to the t he
PetrelMidshipman Petrel PetrelMidshipman PetrelMidhlpman
Midshipman O P Brown is detach detached
from the Adams and ordered to t the be
Petrol EetrelPay PetrolPay Pctr l lPay
Pay Director R Frazer is is detached
tired dr l 19 detached from the Southern 0 Oc c ¬
tober to er 24 dud ud ordered to duty In charge chargeof Ohargeat ohar oharof ge
of the navy pay office Philadelphia n
October 26 2CPay 26Pay 26Pay
Pay Inspector W W V Woodhull re r e ¬
tired Is detached from tho Southery Oc 0
toper 31 and ordered to continue other oth ar
du dateR dutiNlP dateRPaymrztor
Paymr P Paymrztor ymr lor or T Jl J Arms is detached detach ed
frou me ne navy nav yard Norfolk Va 0 Oo c
tour 21 and ordered to the Southory Southo ry
October Oc tober 31 31Paymaster 31Paymaster 1 1Paymalter
Paymaster T W Loutze Is detach detached
from the Bureau of o Supplies and A Acounts Ac Accounts Accounts ¬
counts Navy Department Washington n
October 19 and ordered or < 1orod to the Prairie Prair PrairOctober e
October 20 20Pay 20Ptr 20Pay
Pay Ptr Director R P Lisle is i detached detachedfrom detaohedfrom dotach dotachfrom od
from the navy nav pay office Philadelphia oda a
October 2 29 and ordered homo and Walt Waltorders waltorders tva tvaorders it
ordersPaymaster orders ordersPaymaster ordersPaymaster
Paymaster E F Hall Is detach detached ad
from the Prairie October 20 and or ordered ordered o oderedto r ¬
dered deredto to tho navy yard Boston Mass Massfor Massfor Iass Iassfor
for duty as assistant to general stor store e ¬
keeper keeperPaymaster kCplrPaymaster kecfperPaymaster
Paymaster W J Llttol is ordered to totbo totbo I Ithe
tbo navy yard League Island October Oatob or
24 for duty as general storekeeper storekeeperPaymaster storekeeperPaymnstor storekeeperPaymaster
Paymaster C R OLeary Is detach detached ed
from the Bureau of Supplies and Ac Accounts Acc A Acounts ¬
counts c unts Navy Department Washington n
October 30 and ordered to the navy navyIstant navyard na nayard vy vys
yard ard League Island for duty as I1s n n11ataIIt s
Istant to general iCn l storekeeper stor lt epor
t
NEWS OF RAILROADS RAILROADSAND RAILROADSAND RAILROADSAND
AND OF RAILROAD MEN
1
Wabash Denials DenialsThe DeninlsThe DenialsThe
The talk which has boon going the therounds thorounds therounds
rounds of a settlement of the troubles troublesbetween troublesbotween troublestween
between be tween the Wabash and tho Pennsyl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania ¬
vania Railroads Is pronounced untrue byPresident by byPresident byProsldont
President Ramsey Concerning the im improvements Improvomonts m mprovaments ¬
provements In Pittsburg President Providentamsey PresidentRamsey PresldontRamsey
Ramsey R amsey said to a Times correspondent correspondentMr
Mr Cassatt and I have no engage engagement engagement ¬
ment to moot hero or any other place placeIn plnceIn placeIn
In fact the whole Idea that a compro compromise comprom1se aompromiso ¬
mise Is considered is entirely now to tome tomc tomc
mc So tar as my knowledge of the theDuquesne theDuquesne theDuquesne
Duquesne Vay franchise situation goes goesthere goesthere goesthere
there has not been be on the slightest change changeand changeand changeand
and I know of no plans to make any anyOur anyOur anyOur
Our ordinance ordln nce stands the same as when whenintroduced whenintroduced hen henIntroducod
introduced and no effort has boon madeto made madeto madoto
to join with the Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaWould PennsYlvaniaWould
Would the Wabash be willing willing to tobuild tobuild tobuild
build a line Jointly with the Pennsyl Pennsylvania P Pennsylvania nnry nnryvania1 ¬
vania was asked of President Ram Ramsey Ramsey Ramsey ¬
sey
I see no reason why wo should re refuse refuse refuse ¬
fuse The Pennsylvania are good people peopleand poopleand
and the Wabash abash would be perfectly will willing willIng willing ¬
ing to enter into any business proposi proposition proposition proposiion ¬
tion t ion with with them While we are competi competitors compeUtors competlm ¬
tors that would not stand In n the way of ofpromoting ofpromoting
promoting a project that would bo of ofmaterial ofmaorial
material matoral benefit to both linos I think thinka think thinka
a joint road could be worked success successfully ¬
fully and believe tho Wabash would con consider consIder con consider ¬
sider such a proposition but the mat matter matter matter ¬
ter has never boon bo n approached by either eitherthe eitherthe
the Pennsylvania interests or our com company company com company ¬
pany panyConcerning panyConcerning pany panyConcerning
Concerning the reports that the Wa Wabash Wabash Va Val ¬
bash is negotiating for rights of way into intoWashington tntoVashlngton intoWashington
l Washington President Ramsey said that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the matter had been considered Vari Various Vurlous Vuriaus ¬
ous routes had been looked over including in including Ineluding ¬
cluding that of tho proposed propose Baltimore BaltimoreAnnapolis BaltimoreAnnapolis BaltimoreAnnapolis
Annapolis and Washington trolley road roadbat rondbut roadbut
but nothing riothln had been decided decidedWe decidedYo decidedWe
We Yo do not Intend to make any at attempts nttempts atempts ¬
tempts t said he to reach other cities citiesuntil clUesuntil citiesuntil
until our lines have the terminals inperation in inoperation inoperation
operation o in Pittsburg and Baltimore BaltimoreIt
It can be said however that some daythe day daythe daythe
the Wabash abnsh Is going olng to be running into intoWashington intoVashlngton intoWashington
WashingtonBack WashingtonBack Washington VashlngtonBack
Back at His Desk DeskChief DeskChief DeskChief
Chief Engineer Brown of o tho Penn Pennsylvania Ponnslvania Pennsylvania ¬
sylvania Railroad who has been away awayon awayon awayon
on a six weeks w eks vacation whioh hespent he hespent hespent
spent In Europe returned to Philadel Philadelphia Phlladelp1fa PhiladelpWa ¬
phia yesterday and resumed his duties dutiesAmong dutiesAmont dutiesAmong
Among the matterS coming under his hisobservation hisobsorvaUon
observation were the plans for the theUnion theUnion
Union Station in Washington Some Somechanges Somochanges
changes have been made in these plans plansrecently plansrecently plansrecently
recently and the engineer has to see seethem seethem seethem
them completed before the bids of thecontractors the thecontractors
contractors are ar to be taken up for ac action action action ¬
tion It is now reported that the bids bidsare bid bldaro a
are aro to be acted upon about the latter latterpart latterpart latte latteprat r
part of the week weekMoney weekMoney
Money in Plentyr PlentyThe Plenty PlentyThe PlentyTbe r
The heavy improvement expenditures expendituresbeing expendituresbeing
being made bythe by the Baltimore and Ohio OhioRailroad OhioRailroad Ohi OhiRailroad o
Railroad will not require any new money moneyfor I110ney I110neyfor Lane Lanefor Y
for their completion completionThe completionThe
The reorganization plan provided providereery a avery aVOI1
very largo sum and the additional nddlUo al stock stockIssue stockIssue aloe aloeissue k
Issue of last fall gave an adequate adequateamount dequateamount e
amount for the completion of the im 1mprovements improvements Improvements ¬
provements which will reduce the cost costof costa coo cooof
of a operation and Increase the facilitiesConferences facilities facilitiesConferences facUlUesConferences
Conferences Ended EndedThe EndedThe f fTho
The union committees commItt es which which havJe havJebeen h i e ebeen
been holding conferences conferences with wlththc theo the offibers of officers f ffleers ¬
fibers of the Baltimore and Ohio at atBaltimore atBaltimore a aBaltimore t
Baltimore have returned to their theirhomes theirhomes thou thouhomes
homes well satisfied with the results of ofthe ofthe o othe f
the settlement which hich was effected b bVico by byVice byVice g
Vice President Potter There wore a anumber anumber
number of points of o disagreement bu but butthese butthese at t
these were narrowed down by mutual mutualconcessions mutualconoesslons 1
concessions and the men In response responseto rosponsto e
to the U e spirit with which the railroad railroadcompany railroadoompany rallroacompany d
company mot these th se questions with withdrew withdrew ¬
drew the claim for the expenses of the theconference tJioconference ti ticonference o
conference which they estimated a at t
36000 This action wiped out ou the line lineof lln lne lneor e
of division between the two sides and andconqludod andcon an anconcluded d
con concluded lu od the conference conferenceTho conferoncTlte conferonodThe
The final meeting was was hold in the of office officeof ¬
lice ficeof of General Manager Sims and the theALLEE theALLEE lb e
ALLEE AND AN 0 BALL AGREE AGREEPRESIDENT AG HIE HIEPRESIDENT
PRESIDENT 18 AMAZED AMAZEDMr I
Mr Roosevelt Astonished by Joint 3 Rec Recommendation e cc ccommendation c ¬
ommendation of Appointment AppointmentWILMINGTON AppointmentWI S
WILMINGTON WI nNGTQN Dol Oct Oc 7 7Unlt 7UniteStates United UnitedStates d dStates
States Senators Ball Ball and Alice Alice haveagrooa have haveagreed bay °
agreed at last upon one nppolntmQnt nppolntmQntgreatly appointment appointmentgreatly appointmentgreatly
greatly according to a n report to the thosurprise thesurprIse tli o
surprise of the President PresidentThe ProsldentThe
The Rev Van P Northrup pastorthe pastor of ofthe Jf Jfthe
the Methodist Mothodlst Church of Clayton was wasan was wasan Iva B
an applicant for chaplain in the arm army armyservice Brmyaervlce Y
service He got the indorsement of Eon Senator Eonator ori oriator n ¬
ator Ball and Senator Alice told the theclergyman theclergyman th e
clergyman that he had no objection to torecommending torecommending t 0
recommending him himWhen himThen himWhoa
When the two Senators went bete before beforethe beforethe r °
the President and told him that they had hadagreed hadagreod ha haagreed d
agreed upon Mr lr Northrup Mr Roose Roosevelt Roosevolt ° ¬
volt threw up his hands in amazement amazementand amazemontnnd n t
nd
and exclaimed What have you ou agreed agreedat agreedat agree d
at last Certainly I will appoint Mr MrNorthrup MrNorthrup M MNorthrup r
Northrup NorthrupAGENT NorthrupAGENT
AGENT LEMBKEY HERE HEREWITH HEREWITH
WITH BIENNIAL REPORTWalter T
Walter I Lexnbkoy special agent agentcharge In Incharge incharge inas
charge of the Prlbllof seal islands wan wana wana w wa as
a caller at the Treasury Department Departmentyesterday Departmentyestorday n
yesterday Ho is in n the city to make makehis makohis ma k nk o
his biennial report to tho Department Departmentof Departureof At
of Commerce and Labor The Govern Government Governmont n ¬
mont leases the Islands to the Nor North NorthAmerican NorthAmerloan th
American Commercial Company The Thoduties Theduties TI TIduties o
duties of Mr Lombkey and his assist assistants assistants t ¬
ants are to see that the terms of the thelease theleaso t he
lease are kept In n addition to protect protecting protectIng protocing t ¬
ing the seals from poachers poachersAGED poachersAGED poachersAGED
AGED ARTIST IN PERILSTURBRIDCE PERIL PERILSTURBRIDGE PERILSTURBnIDOE
STURBRIDGE Mass Oct 7 7In In t tho thodestruction thodostructlon h o
destruction of his home by fire yester yesterday yostorday r ¬
day William Willard tho famous por portrait por portrait po r ¬
trait artist otghtyflvc et jr yfivC years old nar narrowly narrowly na naesca r ¬
rowly escaped esc esca D pcd ed doallf d1 dos tlt 1f The loss inclu Includ Including Inclui1Jng d ¬
lag treasured paintings pai tlngs is s estimated at atsscoo
sscoo 8000
railroad company was represented by byVice byVice byVito
Vice President George L Potter to towhom towhom
whom the men appealed when the ton tonforence tonference on onforence
forence with tho other representatives representativesof
of the Baltimore and Ohio last week weekended weekended weekended
ended in a disagreement disagreementOff
Off on Inspection InspectionGeneral InSpectionGeneral InspectionGeneral
General Manager Atterbury of the thePennsylvania thePonnsylvanla theennsylvania
Pennsylvania P Railroad accompanied byseveral by byseveral bysecral
several of the engineers Is on his annual annualtour annualtour annualtour
tour of Inspection He is expected to tobe tobe tobe
be absent from Philadelphia several severaldays severaldays
days daysNew daysNew daysNew
New Equipment EquipmentThe EquipmentThe
The Baltimore and Ohio the Chesa Chesapeake Ohesapeake Chesapeake ¬
peake and Ohio the Southern and theother the theother theother
other railroads of the prosperous South Southoast Southoast
oast e ast are not the only lines which have havegone havegone havegone
gone gone In heavily for now equipment It ItIs Itis Itfa
Is stated stat d In a report Just Issued that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Feadded Feadded Feadded
added to Its equipment 3530 freight freightcars freightcars freightcare
cars 36 passenger cars and two mis miscellaneous mlscollaneous ¬
cellaneous c cars and in addition to the thoforegoing thetoregolng theforegoing
foregoing contracted for 2700 freight freightcars freightcars freightcars
cars 19 passenger cars and nd 300 mlscel mlscellancous mlscellaneous miscellaneous
laneous cars but up to the close of the thefiscal thefiscat
fiscal fi scal year the last mentioned equip equipment equipment equipeat ¬
ment m eat had not been delivered deliveredMeeting deUvercdMeeting deliveredMeeting
Meeting Meeting Postponed PostponedTho PostponedThe PostponedThe
The annual meeting of o the NorthernPacific Northern NorthernPacific NorthernPacific
Pacific Railroad which was scheduled scheduledto
to take place In New York yesterday has hasbeen hasbeen haseen
been b een postponed Indefinitely A great greatmajority grentmajority greatmajority
majority of Northern Pacific stock Is Islodged Islodged islodged
lodged with the Northern Securities SecuritiesCompany Sccuritl SecuritiesCompltny s sCompany
Company which has been enjoined from fromvoting fromotlng fromvoting
voting It pending a settlement of the tboNorthern t theNorthern o oI
Northern orthern Securities litigation litigationExcursionists lltlgationExcursionists litigationExcursionists
I
Excursionists Here HereOne HereOne HereOne
One hundred excursionists from Now NewEngland NowEnciand
England arrived In the city over the theBaltlmoreand theBalUmoroand theBaltimoreand
Baltlmoreand Ohio yesterday from New NewEngland NewEngland NewEngland
England points They are to remain remainhere romalnhere remainhere
here two days daysOld da1BOld daysOld
Old Dominion PlansIt Plans PlansIt PlansIt
It Is said tho officers of o the Old Do Dominion Dominion Dominion ¬
minion Railroad Company Company are still stillbusily sUllbusily stillbusily
busily engaged In n their work upon the thespecifications thespecUlcatlcJIs thespecifications
specifications on which bids are to be beasked beasked beasked
asked for the construction of the road roadbed roadbed roadbed ¬
bed from Washington to Great FallsAnnouncements Falls FallsAnnouncements FallsAnnouncements
Announcements are to be made next nextweek nextweek nextweek
week weekHeavy weekHcavy weekHeavy
Heavy Traffic TrafficBrooks TrafficBrooks TrafficBrooks
Brooks Morgan the assistant general generalpassenger generalpassenger generalpassengeragent
passengeragent passenger agent of the Southern Railroad Railroadreports Railroadreports Railroadreports
reports that the travel South has already alreadybegun alreadybegun alreadybegun
begun nearly six weeks earlier than thanusual thl1nusual thanusual
usual W S Bronson assistant generalpassenger general generalpassenger generalpassenger
passenger agent of the Chesapeake and andOhio andOhlo
Ohio reports re orts that the travel to Vir Virginia VIrgin1H ¬
gin1H ginia sot t Springs is heavier this fall fallthan fallthan fallthan
than it has been in a number of years yearsTho yearsTho yearsThe
Tho travel from New York is extra extraheavy extrabeavy extraheavy
heavy indicating In lcaUng that tho residents of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Empire City have finally come ome to torecognize torocognlzethe
recognize rocognlzethe the value of of the water water w er In inthe the themountains I
mountains of the Old Dominion DominionUnion DominionUnion
Union Station Completion CompletionIn
In his address before the District DistrictCommissioners DistrictCommissioners
Commissioners yesterday George FHamilton F EHamilton I
Hamilton District attorney for the Bal Baltimore Baltlmoreand Baltimore ¬
timore tlmoreand and Ohio Railroad confirmed the theannouncement theannouncement theannouncement
announcement made by another official officialin omcialin official official1n
in The The Times six weeks ago a o in I which whichItwos whichitW3Sasserted
Itwos itW3Sasserted It vas asserted that the new Union Stawould Sta Station Station ¬
tion would be in shape to handle the thecrowds thecrowds
crowds coming to the next Inaugura Inauguration Inauguration Inauguration ¬
tion As stated in The Times It Is the theexpectation theexpectation
expectation of the officers omqer8 that the sta station station eta ¬
tion is going to be about finished March M rch
6 1905 1905Mr 1905Mr
Mr Hamilton also called qallcc1 attention to tothe tothe
the fact that the Baltimore and Ohio OhioRallroDd OhioRailroad
Railroad Is spending three and nod four dol dollars dollars ¬
lars in improving the railroad facilities facilitiesin facm es esin
in Washington to ovorx single dollar dollarany dollarany
any of otthe the other lines Is s spending spendingThis spendingThis
This statement Is true and It is a also alsotrue alsotruo
true that the Baltimore and Ohio Is one oneof oneof
of the heaviest property holders In a the thecity thecity thecity
city the system S8t m having more than thanJ6000000
6000000 invested in n terminal property propertyalone propertyalone
AloneIIRGEON alone aloneSURGEON aloneSURGEON
SURGEON GENERAL GENERALURGES GENERALURGES GENERALURGES
URGES NEW HOSPITAL HOSPITALStructure HOSPITALStructure
Structure at Washington Barracks In Inadequate Inadequate Inadequate ¬
adequate and Unfit UnfitSurgeon Un1itBurgoon
Surgeon General OReilly of the army armystrongly ar armystrongly y ystrongly
strongly strongly urges urg sthe the Immediate construetiou construe construction construellou ¬
tion of a new United States General Hos Hospital Hospital Hoapltal ¬
pital in n Washington to replace the small smallhospital smallhospital
hospital at Washington Barracks which whichhe whichhe whit
he pronounces wholly Inadequate and andunfit andunfit
unfit for use as a general hospital hospitalIn
In his annual report Just submitted lo lothe tothe l
the Secretary of War Surgeon General GeneralOReilly GeneralORomy
OReilly says tho army needs a hospital hospitalwhere hospitalwhere
where cosgs requiring the treatment of ofspecialists orspeclaJlsts °
specialists may be received and wherenlisted whore whoreenlisted whereenlisted
enlisted men of the
hospital ¬
corps may maybe maybo ma
be given better instruction in n nursln nurstnand nursing nursingand nurslnand
and students at the thoArmy Army Medical School Schoolmay Schoolmay
may have ha o advanced Instruction InstructionThe InstructionThe instructionThe
The Washington Barracks Hospital is i
located on ground to be used by tho War
College and Surgeon General OReilly OReillysays ORemysays ORelll
says the present location is as undcairable unde undesirable undesirable ¬
sirable as tho building I8 s Inadequate InadequateELIAS InadequateELIAS
ELIAS WILLIAMS LIFE LIFESPARED LIFESPARED
SPARED BY VERDICT VERDICTMEDIA VERDICTIEDIA r
MEDIA Pa Oct 7 7For For shooting ahootin
down a young white farmer Alonzo
Percy White Jr on June 19 last i In
Springfield township Delaware county
Elias Williams a negro was last even
fag In convicted of murder in the second oaten
degree The trial occupied only tw two
days but it took tho Jury five hours an antwenty and andtwenty andtwonty
twenty minutes to reach a verdict The Th
killing was admitted by the defense defensebut defensebut
but It was pleaded that It was done In Inthe Inthe is
the heat of passion In a quarrel Judge JudgeJohnsons JudgoJohnsons
Johnsons charge to the Jury was wasstrongly wasstrons1y e
strongly in in favor of a verdict other otherthan nth oththan
than of murder in the first firstdegroe degree Tho Thopunishment Thounlshment Th Thpunishment
punishment > > Is imprisonment for 111 life
4
TROOPS PRETTY HEALTHY HEALTHYIN
IN CUBA GUBAANDPORTO llBAANllPOllTO1U llBAANllPOllTO1Ut AND PORTO RICO RICOMuch RICOMuch
t
Much Less Sickness Than in the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States S ates or Philippines PhilippinesUnited PhilippinesUnited PhilippinesUnited
United Spates Sates ates troops in Cuba and Por Porto Porto Porto ¬
to Rico had much less sickness in 1902 1902than 1902than 1902than
than the forces In n this country or In n the thePacific thoPacific thePacific
Pacific Islands The Th Tha rate of admission admissionto
to hospitals hospl tols there for 1902 was 130024 130024pec 130024pet
pet 1000 The death rate was only 672 672per 672pcr 672per
per 3000 3000In 1000In 000 000In
In the United States the admissions admissionswere admissionswere admissionsere
were w ere 134377 and deaths 783 per thou thousand thousand thousand ¬
sand compared with 155025 and 690 690In 690In 690n
In n 1901 1901In 1901In 1901In
In the Pacific Islands 214475 admissions admis admissions admlsslonsand ¬
sions slonsand and 2431 deaths per thousand com compare cofu cofupare cotttparo ¬
pare unfavorably with 192814 and 1796 1798In 1796in 1796n
In I n 1901 but cholera caused the death of
767 soldiers out of every thousand In Inthe inthe inthe
the Islands IslandsThe islandsThe IslandsThe
The admission rate per thousand of ofstrength ofstrength ofstrength
strength of the whole army for disease diseaseand dlseasoand diseasend
and a nd injury In a 1902 was 171651 a slight slightimprovement slightImprovement alightmprovement
improvement i upon the rate of 1901 1901which 1901which 1901which
which was 179159 Discharges for disability dil5abUltygavo die diebility ¬
ability abUltygavo a gave a rate of 2332 consider considerably consider considerably considerably ¬
ably larger than In the foregoing year yoarIn yearn JDr JDrIn
In i n which 1995 discharges per tnousarfd tnousarfdwere tbousandwere thuusarfdwere
were reported Deaths in 1902 caused causeda
a loss of 1549 men for each thousand of ofstrength ofstrength ofstrength
strength a rate decidedly ahead ol that thatfor thl1tCor thatfor
for 1901 which was 1394 but 351 per perthousand perthousand perthousand
thousand died of cholera and excluding excludingthese excludingthese excludin excludinthese g
these tho death rate for 1902 would have haveshown haveshown haveshown
shown improvement over the previous previousyear prevlot3year previousyear
year yearCHRISTIAN yearCHRISTIAN yearCHRISTIAN
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR ENDEAVORPLANS ENDEAVORPLANS ENDEAVORPLANS
PLANS FOR THE THEFAll THEFAllMembers FAL FALMembers FALL FALLMembers L
Members of the District Christian ChristianEndeavor ChristlanEndeavor ChristianEndeavor
Endeavor Union met on Monday at Cal Calvary Cal Calvary Calary ¬
vary v ary Baptist Church to consider a plan planof planof pia piaof n
of work for the winter A number of ofWashington ofVnshlngton ofWashington
Washington pastors pastors were present presentOwen presentOwen presentOwen
Owen P Kellar president of o the Dis District Dlstrict Distrio ¬
trict society presided at the meeting meetingHerman meetingHerman meetingHerman
Herman C Metcalf was the recordin recordinsecretary recording recordingsecretary recordingsccretary g
secretary Plans were considered consideredwhereby consideredwhereby I Iwhereby
whereby new members might ml ht be bebrought bebrought b bbrought
brought into the society and methods methodsdevised methodsdevised methoddevised
devised by which present members membersmight membersmight mamba mambamight
might be inspired to do oven greatework greater r
I work than heretofore
RECORD SHO SHOT MADE IDEBY MADEBY MA MABY
BY SUBMARINE BOAT BOATLands BOATLands gOATLands
Lands Shell Near Conning Tower Towerof Towerof Towerof
of Torpedo Craft CraftNEWPORT CraftNEWPORT CraftNEWPORT
NEWPORT Oct 7 Commander CommanderFletcher CommanderFletcher CommanderFletcher
Fletcher In charge of the torpedo statidn sta station statton ¬
tion on Goat Island ordered Gunner GunnerVanderbeck GunnerVanderbeck GunnerVanderbeck
Vanderbeck Monday afternoon to take takethe takethe takethe
the torpedo boat McKee eight miles tothe to totho totho
tho southward of Brentons Reef Light Lightship Lightship Lightship ¬
ship and destroy a submarine torpedo torpedoboat torpedoboat torpedoboat
boat which had been reported maneuvering maneuver maneuverIng maneuverIng
Ing in that location locationTho 10caUonTho locationThe
Tho McKee steamed out of the harbor harborunder barborunder harborunder
under full speed with all her guns gunsmanned gunsmanned gunsmanned
manned and loaded with dummy cart cartridges cartridges cartridges ¬
ridges Later tho submarine torpedo torpedoboat torpedoboat torpedoboat
boat Moccasin under the command of ofLieutenant ofLteutennnt ofLieutenant
Lieutenant Pinncy started out from the thetorpedo thotorpedo thetorpedo
torpedo station looking for the McKeeLieutenant McKee McKeeLieutenant cKee cKeeLieutenant
Lieutenant Pinney ordered the Mocca Moccasin Moccasin Moccasin ¬
sin submerged and In a short time she ohowas shewas 3howas
was running under un < 1er the waters of Narra Narragansett Narragansett Narragansett
gansett Bay at a depth of from ten to tothirty tothirty
thirty feet occasionally coming comln up farenough far farenough
enough to allow of observations for thepurpose the thepurpose thepurposo
purpose of watching the maneuvering of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the McKee which whi h was sighted with hercrew her hercrew hercrew
crew manning tho guns and scudding scuddingthrough scudc1lngthrough acuddingthrough
through the rough sea at a rapid gait gaitWhen gaitWhen gaitWhen
When within 200 yards of tho MeKee MeKeethe MeKeetho McKeethe
the dummy torpedo of the Moccasin was wasfired wasfired wasfired
fired and It struck on the starboard side sideof sid9of
of the McKee near her conning tower a ashot ashot ashot
shot which In actual warfare would have havedestroyed havedestroyed havedestroyed
destroyed or crippled her herThis herThis herThis
This is s tho best test yet made by asubmarine a asubmarine asubmarine
submarine boat No other submarine submarinetorpedo submarinetorpedo submarinetorpedo
torpedo boat In the United States Navy Navyhas Navyhas Nav y
has such a record recordLAST recordlAST recordLAST
LAST RITES OVER BODY BODYOF BODYOF
OFTHOMAS OF THOMAS A GUSHING GUSHINGFuneral CUSHINGFuneral CUSHINFuneral G
Funeral services were held eve evethe over overthe overthe r
the body of Thomas A Cushing chief chiefof chiefof chiefof
of the division of spirits of the Internal InternalRevenue InternalRevenue
Revenue Bureau Treasury Department Departmentat
at 2 oclock today at the family resi residence residcnce realdente ¬
dente 1333 N Street northwest The TheRev TheRev Th ThRev e
Rev Stephen M Newman of the First FirstCongregational FIrstCongregational FirsCongregational t
Congregational Church officiated In Interment Interment ¬
terment was at Rock Creek Cemetery
BAPTIST MINISTER MINISTERFATALLY MINISTERFATAllY M118TERFATAftY
FATALLY CUT BY BYParent SON SONParent SONParent
Parent Chastised Chastis d Bpy and Latter LatterTook LatterTook LatterTook
Took Revenge RevengeVALDOSTA Revengev RevengeVALDOSTA
VALDOSTA v Ga Oct 7 7The The Rev Mr MrRichard MrRichard r rRichard
Richard James a n prominent Baptist Baptistminister BapUstminister Baptistminister
minister was cut to pieces after ae e loft loftIfls loftIns
Ins 1 1s pulpit last night by his eighteenyearold eighteen eighteenyearold eighteenyearold
yearold son Seward James JamesJust JamesJust
Just before leaving home for church churchtbo churchthe churchthe
the father chastised the boy for dis disobedience dlsobedence disobedience ¬
obedience remarking that he never neverwould neverwould neverwould
would have a son whom ho could notcontrol not nfttcontrol n6tcontroL
control controlEnraged controLEnraged controlEnraged
Enraged by the punishment Seward Sewardfollowed Sewardfollowed Sewardfollowed
followed his father to church After Afterservices Afterservices afterservices
services the minister stepped from the thechurch thechurch thechurch
church when he was attacked by the theboy thoboy theboy
boy the latter using a knife knocking knockingdown knockingdown knockingdown
down and cutting his parent sixteentimes sixteen sixteentimes sixteentimes
times before spectators stopped himThe him himTho himTho
Tho father is fatally wounded but has hasrequested hh8requested hasrequested
requested that tho son be not prosecuted prosecutedMr
Mr James now declares he ought not notto notto notto
to have whipped a grown son sonAPPRAISERS sonAPPRAISERS sonAPPRAISERS
APPRAISERS REPORT REPORTON REPORTON REPORTON
ON LAND CONDEMNED CONDEMNEDThe CONDEMNEThe D
The commissioners appointed by Jus Justice Justice Justice ¬
tice Pritchard to appraise the value ofcertain of ofcertain ofcertain
certain lots in square 711 for the useof use useof useof
of the Baltimore and Ohio RailroadCompany Railroad RailroadCompany RailroadCompany
Company filed their report yesterday yesterdaywith yesterdaywith yesterdaywith
with the clerk of the Supremo Court Courtof Courtof Courtof
of the District The total value of the theland thelana theland
land condemned Is 14824901 The Theamount Theamount Theamount
amount is divided as follows among the theproperty theproperty theproperty
property owners Antonio Malnatl
1249620 George B Clark 43680 43680Sallle 43680Sallie 13680SalUe
Sallle Twitty 389681 and Cora Walher Wal Walker Walker ¬
ker 28176The 28176 28176The 28176The
The report was filed by John S Lar Larcombe Larcombe tarcombo
combe W P Lipscomb and George GeorgeP e
P HarbinENORMOUS Harbin HarbinENORMOUS HarbinENORMOUS
ENORMOUS MINING LOSS LOSSCAUSED LOSSCAUSED
CAUSED BY THE BOER WAR WARj WARLONDON WA WALONDON R
j LONDON Oct 1Flgures 7 Figures prepared preparedby preparedby prepare prepareby d
by the stock exchange and issued today todayshow todayshow
show a depreciation of 20000000 In th thvalue the thevalue thevalue e
value of South African mining shares sharessince sharessince s
since peace was declared between Great GreatBritain OreatBritain GreaBritain t
Britain and South Africa
IWILSON WILSON 1ISON 5 BISSELL 8I58ELLDIES BISSELLDIESIN 8I88 8I88IIIESIN
DIES DIESIN IN BUFFALOPostmaster BUFFALO BUFFALOPostmaster BIIFFAOf BIIFFAOPostmaster
f
Postmaster General Under Cleve Clevelands Oevelands Clevelands ¬
lands Second Administration AdministrationBUFFALO AdministrationBUFFALO AdministrationBUFFALO
BUFFALO Oct 7 7Wllson Wilson ShannollBlsselldled ShannonBisselldied Shannon ShannonBlsaelldied
Blsaelldied at 1005 oclock last night nightThe n1ghfThe nightThe
The former Postmaster General suffered suf suffered s l lfered ¬
fered a sharp relapse during tho day dayand dayana dayand
and gradually sank hour by hour hourDr hourDrDewitt Jr DrDewitt JrDewltt
Dewitt H Sherman spent the latter half halfof hal halof haltof
of the day and all the night up to the thetime thetime thetime
time of death in the Bissell home At 6 6p 6p 8p
p m he announced that Mr Bissell Blssellwould Blsse11would Bissellwould
would probably survive the night butthat but butthat butthat
that death was certain during the fol following following following ¬
lowing thirtysix hours hoursA hoursA hoursA
A few hours before the end Mr Bls Blssell Bis Bissell Blssell ¬
sell brightened up and told Dr Sherman Shermanthat Shermanthat Shermanthat
that ho realized the end was near nearH nearHasked Heasked He Heasked
asked to have his family called to his hisbedside hisbedside hisbedside
bedside Soon afterward he sank Into Intoa
a profound coma and remained practi practically pracUcally practically ¬
cally In that condition until u tli death deathIt deathIt deathIt
It is said that Mr Bissell might have haveheld hae haeheld haveheld
held any position within the gift of the thePresident the theProsldent theProsldent
Prosldent during Mr Ir Clevelands first firstterm ftrst ftrstterm Arstterm
term and that his acceptance finally la Ii
1893 of the Postmaster Generalship wa waat was wasat wasat
at great personal sacrl sacrifices ces Mr Cleveland Cleve Cleveland Cieveland ¬
land called him most earnestly and he heresponded h hresponded heresponded
responded because he thought It a publie pub publie publie
lie duty to obey the callMr call callMr callMr
Mr Bissell was considered a sincere sincereearnest slnceroearnest sincereearnest
earnest and conservative man of sound soundi soundJudgment soundjudgment
i judgment and high standing as a lawyerHe lawyer lawyerHe lawyerHe
He was born in Rome Oneida countyY county countyN
N Y In 1847 He was taken by his hisparents his hisparents hisparents
parents to Buffalo when six years oldand old oldand oldand
and that city was ever afterward his hishome hi hihome hishome
homeHe home homeHe homeHe
He was graduated from Yale became becamea
a lawyer and In 1874 was the law partnor part partner partner ¬
ner of Grover Grover Cleveland in the firm of ofBass ofBass ofBass
Bass Cleveland BisselL He was one oneof oneof
of the ablest railroad lawyers In the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country and had a large practice practiceMr practicetr practiceMr
Mr tr Bissell was best man at Mr Cleve Clevelands Clevelands Clevelands ¬
lands wedding He did not himselfmarry himself himselfmarry hlmselmarry
marry until 1890 when he made Louise LouiseFowler LouiseFowler
Fowler Sturges of Geneva N Y hU hUwife hi hiswife I Iwife
wife
CONCERT REHEARSALS REHEARSALSMiss REHEARSALSInss
Miss Llebermann has resumed rehear rehearsals rehearsals rehearsals ¬
sals for her contemplated concert oa oaNovember 011November
November 15
I
About Brain
BrainTo
To get results resultsv resul resultsyou tsi tsiyou
v > you must musti
j < 1 i 4 i C < > yJ > IC 11FEED FEED F E E 0 it I itJ t vs9 vs9V vs9THe r rr r rI
> V = > I <
J THe r average average man pan pays s some m little attention to food that hat builds Hc1 muscle pjlillsclej musclebut muscleMbut
j Mbut but f NEVER GIVES HIS THINKER A THOUGHT THOUGHTBecause THOUGHTWhy THOUGHTWhys
Why Whyf WhysBecause
f
Because Beca se her fu has yet to o learn ar that Brain Br in wastes away daily exactly exarit y lik likPs like likef liker
r f n muscle i > Ps > asel and d must qf be rebuilt v built daily daily 9Y by food selected r for that p 1 purposeThe purpose rpose rposeThe 1 1The
> < t The only way wayElse wayE1se
Else Sprain Brain I Fag and Nervous Prostration sets setsX setsThe hit hitThe inThe
X
The things in food that make Brain and Nerve Nerve matter are are Albumen and andPhosphate andPhosphate andPhosphate
Phosphate of Potash and are found in such perfect proportion in inNUTS inG inGAPENUTS
G GAPENUTS GAPENUTSthat RAPE NUTS NUTSthat
that even a 10 I 0 days trial of this scientific food will show in renewed renewed1vigor renewedvigor renewedvigor
vigor and energy in inthe the brain brainclearer clearer thinking powers powersbetter better memory memorysharp memorysharp memorysharp =
sharp snappy ideas These are the reasons why whyyS i iff
yS ySa
a < l ff tftii a r > i < t < fei t < f I You Y ou Can C an Do D 0 Things T h Ings on QBI y yl
< I ft Ff gy oi 1 1fL
fL r f ° a Grape = Nuts Diet DietThe
t > > Mr gt 7 7I 7The j
1
i
The chance to give GrapeNuts a fair trial is denied to none for the theweakest theweakest theweakest
weakest stomach can handle this food without trouble or effort It is istoothsome istoothsome 1 1toothsome
toothsome and delicious and is fully cooked at factory f ctory so it is ready for forimmediate forimmediate x ximmediate
immediate service with rich cream or in a great variety of dishes dishesdescribed dishesdescribed i idescribed
described in the recipe book in each package p cl < age See also the ihe little li tle bookin book bookin bookin
in each ea h package p ck ge The Road Ro d to Wellville Wellvillefji
f > 1 1Th
f4 K < fji There Theresa Th ere V s a Reason R eason v t 1 1f4

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