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I Fairad Fair tonight font and ht continuedwarmer continuedwarmerfont continued and tomorrow warmer warmertonight C ftr fttu gto to U t IU1 m es I f I C 1 Oty ty Last Edition Ed 1 OtO IOn I
Appointment Comes as asResult asResut asRes
Result Res ut 1 of Meritori Meritorious j i 1 eritori eritorious e eous ritori ¬
ous Service ServiceHAS ServiceHAS
S No Other Candidates Con Considered Conl ConsideredSelection ¬
l sidered sideredSelection Selection Not Nota
a Surprise SurpriseEdward SurpriseEdvnrd SurpriseEdward
Edward H Thomas was today toda ap appointed appointed appointed ¬
pointed Corporation Counsel to succeed succeedthe
the late Andrew < B Duvall DuvallCommissioner DuvallCommissioner
Commissioner West Vest under whom whom the theolnce th thoffice e
office of Corporation Counsel comes this this1tternoon tht thtafternoon s
afternoon made the following recora recom recommendatIon
mendation which was immediately immedlatel ap approved approved 1p 1pprocd ¬
proved by b Commissioners Macfarland Macfarlandand
and Biddle BiddleI
I move that Edward H Thomas Thomasappointed be beappointed
appointed Corporation Counsel to to 1111 1111the ill illthe 1
the vacancy acanc caused caust < by the death of ofAndrew o oAndrew L
Andrew B Duvall the appointment to tot1ke t ttake o
take effect today toda todalhe todayThe
The office of Corporation Counsel carr car carries carries
ries with it a salary sala of 31E 1500 500 per pe an annum an annum annum ¬
Merit Rewarded RewardedThe
The appointment RPPolntment of Mr Thomas Thomas came cameas carneas cam camas e
as no surprise to those closely close connect connected connected connected
ed with Ith District affairs His appoint appointmcnt appointment appointmcntht
mcnt mcntht was as the result of merltorous ser service serYJce sert ¬
t vice ice as Assistant As lstant Corporation Counsel CounselAlthough CounselAlthough CounselAlthough
Although there were several other otherprobable otherprohable othe othet r
probable candidates one or two ct ctwhom cfWhom c cwhom t
whom were promlnen none of them themhas themhas the thehas m
has been considered at all allIt
It has ha long been a plan of the theCom theCommissioners Com Commissioners Commls3loners ¬
missioners to fill offices by promotions promotionoa s
on 0 meritThe merit meritThe meritThe
The death of Mr IrDUa11 Duvall left a vacan va vacancy can cancy
cy In the office of Corporation Counsel Counsel1Ir CounselMr
Mr Thomas has been Assistant AsslstantCor AsslstantCorpOration Cor Corpdration Corporation
pOration Counsel for three or four years yearsand ears earsand I
and has performed brilliant service serviceSplendid senlceSplendid
Splendid Record Recordhneother RecordWhile
While hneother other candidates may map have been beenhis beenhis bee beehis n
his equals eq als as lawyers he had the ad adantage advantage
vantage of a record second only onl to that thatof thatof tha t
t of ilr Duvall himself himselfThe himself himselfThe himselfThe
The appointment appdlhtn ent of 0 Mr Ir Thomas homas Is Isparticularly IspartJcul f s
p particularly partJcul rt pleasing ph aslng to t to the other ot er assist nsststants assistants osslstants ¬
ants In the office and his friends In gen genoral genral genoral
oral ral They The believe oelleethaCthe belle e that thatlhe the work left by b y
Mr Duvall will be completed by b his able abl ablassistant e
assistant with honor and credit both to toCANAL t
himself and to the District government govornmentCANAL
Explains Plan of Advisory Engineers EngineersWhereby Engineersf Enginee EngineeWhereby IB
f Whereby Big Ditch May Be BeQuickly BeQuickIy BeQuickly
Quickly Completed CompletedProposing CompletedProposing CompletedProposing
Proposing a plan by b which whl h he say says saysthe sasthe s
the Panama canal can be built built In n five fiveyears fivcears fit fityears e
years years ears at most and can be so con constructed constructed co costructed ¬
structed that It will be convertible in ina Into Intoa Intoa to
a sealevel canal M BunauVarillformerly BuriauVarllla BuriauVarlllaformerly Bu au Varllla VarlllaformerJ a
formerly formerJ minister from Panama to the theUnited theUnltedSt1tes tl tlUnited 1C
United UnltedSt1tes States appeared before the th a avisory ad advisory d ¬
visory Isol board of engineers of the Panama PanamaCanal PanamaCanal Pana PanaCanal ma
Canal Commission at the Mills U1l8 building buildingwjuiy build buildtuuay ra g I IiU
tuuay tuuayM iU wjuiy wjuiyM l
M 1 BunauVarllla Bu auVarJlla spoke for nearly nearlythree nearl nearlthree near nearthree 1t
three hours this morning and went into to to
the details of his plan at great length lengt h
The board adjourned at 1 oclock wi with th
the understanding that M I BunauVrllia BunauVa BunauVarilla BunauVarllla
rilla Is to appear before them again agai n
He advocates the building of a multi mull i ¬
level lock canal and this canal he hesays 1 1nays 1G
says 1 S if built according to the plans sub submitted submitted su suwitted ¬
mitted by b him can be changed to tosea a a asen asea
sea level eJ ditch without interrupt interruptttalxk Interrupting InterruptingnW p g
train trainMcst ttalxkcst
nWcst Mcst cst of the engineers en lneers regard thisan this as asan asan
an extiuordlnary exll aordlnary proposition and im impossible Imp05slbh it itpossible ¬
possible but jut they the listened to M Bunau Bunaurllla Bunrt
Varilla rllla with interest and all his surveys surveysand sures suresand a
and lI figures uTs were ere taken into careful carefulconsideration carefulconsldera caref carefconsideration ul
considerationThe consideration considerationThe consldera tlun tlunlbe
The board this afternoon will he hear hearfrom ar
from Linden W Bates a Chicago en engineer cnGln e ¬
gineer Gln r who proposes a short and andready fwdrtcady n nready t d
ready method by b which the big ditch ditchan ditchan dit ditfief ch tch
an an be b > > completed com leted In less time than thanOU3 th thIR an
IR yffsMUS + ty OU3 engineers f > n l1Cers have calculated upon uponSPECIAL uponSPECIAL upo upoECIAL n
PARIS Sept 19 19M M L Thomson the theminister th thmhllster ti timinister e
minister of marine has telegraphedthe telegraphed to tothe tothe
the authorities at Ville Franche to allow allowthe n1l0wthe all allthe o w
the American warship Minneapolis with withAdmiral withAdmiral wi wiAdmiral otli tli
Admiral Chester aboard to accept tfcc tfccanchorage tbanchorage t tanchorage tt
anchorage which has always been re ¬
served exclusively excluslvel for the th flagship fia shlp of the th t he
French Mediterranean squadron squadronihis squadronibis
ibis 1 hIs Is the first time an exception has ha3ever h hever as
ever been made to allow a foreign vessel ves sui
to occupy this anchorage anchorageTHE anchorageTHE anchorageTHE
Showers are indicated for the lower Ion et
lake region the lower Mississippi valley vallevand val valand ley leyair
and the Ohio valley elsewhere fair fair f air lr
weather w ather is probable probableIt
It will be cooler In the lower Missis Miss I1ssls 1s 5 ¬
sippi valley valle Tennessee the lower Ohio 01 lo
valley valle and the lower lake regionTEMPEPATC region regionTEMPERATURE regionTElPERA
t 12 1 9 noon noon a o m 74 H
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jo < Registered Rt I1ured Afflecks ACfeck s Standard Thermometer Them omet Sr
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1 p m 93 93THE 3 93THE
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Sun j rises Ises tomorrowTIDE tomorrow I5M5 I5M5TIDE a4 45 45TIDE °
Low La tide tI < < Ie today toda 555 5 D pm p in i
High tide today 1131 pm p m i
Low tide tomorrow tomorrow6U 641 am n m 647 pm p m i
JKLffhtlde 1 < Lth tide tomorrow1210 tomorroW1210am am pm p m i
Unparalleled U nparalleled in in Political PoliticalHistory PoliticalHistory PoliticalHistory
History of the theCountry theCountry theCountry
Country CountryCONGRESS CountryCONGRESS CountryONGRESS
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To Determine Where Cam Campaign Canlpaign Campaign ¬
paign Fund Secured in inNew inNev inNew
New York Went WentNEW WentKEY WentNEW
NEW YORK Sept 19 19States States Attor Attorney Attorne Attory ¬
n ney ne ne < y Julius ullus Mayer arrived In this city cityfrom elt eltfrom cityfrom
fi from Saranac Lake today toda and at once onceInterviewed onceIntenlewed
ir Interviewed intcr lewcd the members of the Arm Armstrong Armstrong ¬
si strong committee concerning the New NewYork Newrk KewYork
Y York Yo rk Life revelations revelationsIt
It Is certain that he will begin ac action action acn ¬
xi tion tio n to to compel the restitution of the theS1Ii6tb0
150000 1 1501 campaign fund contributions and andit andit
it is said he will raise the question to todetermine todetermine todetermine
di determine whether wheth f the the donations did didnot didnot
ni not constitute official misconduct mlscon luct on the thepart thepart
pl part of the insurance Insurance companys officers officersIn officersIn officersn
Ir In n their capacity as managers managerS of a a trust trustfund trustfund
fi fund fundCongress fundConress fundCongress
I Congress will take up the campaign campaigncontribution campaigncontribution campaigncontribution gn
C contribution scandalThe scandal scandalThe scandalI
I The confession of Vice President PresidentGeorge PresidentI Presidenteorge
I f George G eorge AV Yo Perkins will be the ground groundwork groundi
i work for a demand for a Federal In Investigation Ini Inrestnation ¬
i vestigation of the use of the money monc for forthe forthe fo fothe r
the Presidential campaign cam njgn of 1304 1304Such 1904Such
i Such a resolution resolution was once Introducedi introducedbut introduced introducedbut
i but It i was smothered sm thered Now however howeverwith howeverwith
with the definite facts in evidence It ItIs ItIs i t
Is expected that the Democratic mem members mein meinbers ¬
bers of the Senate Judiciary udlcIar Commit Committee Committee Commite ¬
t tee te e will be enabled to take action actionMeanwhile actionMeanwhile actionMeanwhile
Meanwhile the Armstrong committee committeewill committeewill e
v will report to the Legislature demanding demand demandIng demandIng
Ing that the checks for 100000 made madepayable madepaable mad madpayable °
p payable to Andrew Hamilton and sent sentto sentto wen wento
t to Albany Alban by b the New York Life shall shallbe shallbe shalbe
be traced tracedSuch tracedSuch tracedSuch
Such an Investigation will be un unparalleled unparalleled Unralleled ¬
paralleled pa ralleled In the political history hlsto of the thecountry thecountr th thcountry e
c country countryBliss countr countrBliss
3 Bliss Refuses to Talk TalkAbout TalkAbout
About Campaign Money MoneyNEW MoneyE1VH Moneys
I1 NEW E1VH EWOfl1 TORK ORK Sept 19 19Cornellus 9 Cornelius N NBiiss NBUss NBass
BUss treasurer of the Republican na natSonul national
tSonul tl committee to whom was paid paidthe pnltlthe
tl the contributions of the New York Life LifeInsurance LifeInsuranc Lifesurance
Insurance Insuranc In surance Company Company for political pur purposes purposes purposes
poses was aske aSK asked I today toda by b a reporter reporterwhether reporterwhether
whether he had any anp statement to makegarding make makeregarding makeregarding
regarding re garding the statement of Vice President Pres President PrSIdent ¬
ident Perkins or the accusations made madeby madeb madeby
by b Judge Alton B Parker Mr lr Bliss Blissreplied Blissrepllc Blissreplied
replied repliedI repllcI
I have nothing to say sa to any an one oneat oneat oneat
at any time upon any an matter In connec connection connfCtlon connection ¬
tion with this subject subjectBut subjecti subjectiBut subjectBut
But will you OU consider considerMr conslderIr considerBliss
Mr Ir Bliss interrupted the question questionI
I shall have absolutely absolutel nothing to tosay tosa
say sa he declared and the interview interviewended IntervIcwenled interviewended
ended endedDe enledDe endedDe
De Lancet Lance NIcolI who was chairman chairmanof
of the executive committee of the Dem Democratic Democratic Democratic
ocratic national committee last year yearsaid ear earsaid
said s aid yesterday esterda esterdaThe
The payment of money by b corpora corporations corporations corpontlons ¬
tions to political campaign committees >
Is wrong I believe that stringent laws lawsshould lawsshould
should be enacted ena ltd forbidding any an cor corporatlon corpor I
poratlon por Uon whether insurance company or orrailroad orrallr
railroad rallr ld or manufacturing concern from frommaking frommaking
making such payments Such laws lawsrigorously lawsrlgorousl lawsrigorously
rigorously enforced would be of great
benefit and they the are 1re urgently urgcntl needed neededLaws ncededLa
Laws La ws Will Come ComeI
I think that the outcome of the pres prosent present
ent agitation will be the enactment of ofsuch ofsuch
such legislation It should have been beendone bet > n ndone
done long ago Everybody Eclbod has known knownthat knownthat j
that corporations made contributions contributionsThere contributionsTh j
There Th re was no particular secret about It ItThe ItThe
The charges made by b our committee in inthe Inthe
the last campaign on this subject were
based on the open admissions made j
by b prominent Republican leaders In Inspeeches Insp
speechesThis speeches speechesThis sp eches echesThis
This matter was considered in the theState theSt1te
State Constitutional Convention Elihu
Root now Secretary Scr tar of State was an anurgent anurgent anurgent
urgent advocate of inserting in the con constltution conI
I stltution an article forbidding corpor corporatlon corporI corporatlon
atlon contributions but It got lost in inthe InI
I I the final struggle over apportionment apportionmentalong 1pportionmtntalont
along stlon with a lot of other good things thingsMr thingsMr
Mr Root made a speech advocating the thereform thererorm thereform
reform and I think he holds to the same sameviews sameviews
views today todayNo toda todaNo todayNo
No corporation should b be allowed to
Hfrc R gh v iL jJ penny j + > nny nn to political poU Irnl organizations
Men in public life > would welcome such sucha
a 1 restriction for It would relieve them themof themor themof
of any an possible embarrassment In the
discharge of their official duties
Did not the Democratic Dt > In Oratic national nationalcommittee nationalcottfe
cow committee taitee receive contributions from
corporations last year was asked askedrecious
Pcorporations Precious recious few replied rpll > d Mr Ir Nlcoll
I never knew of any nn coming from the
Insurance companies > 1I and v very pr > ry little
from corporations of any an kind Idndhere
Where here then did the campaign funds fundscome fundscomc
come from fromMostly flomMostl fromMostly
Mostly Mostl out of our own pockets said
Mr DIrNicoll DIrNicollUNCLE Nlcoll NlcollUNCLE NicollUNGLE
The count of the money In the Treas Treasur
ury ur has b been < > en completed and nothing re remains
mains to be carried out now but the theformaltles theformaltles theformalties
formaltles incident to the
passing of
a astatement astatement
statement from the retiring Treasurer TreasurerEllis TreaHurerEllis TreasurerEllis I
Ellis H Roberts to the new Treasurer Treasurerlr
Mr lr Treat
The Th Threceipt e latter will give Mr Roberts a 1receipt
receipt for the money mone turned over to
him which Is s the custom when a new ne I
Treasurer takes office These Th se formal
tics will take place this afternoon or
tomorrow tomorrowSeeral I
Several weeks have been consumed
In counting the vast l1st amount of money monc
in the vaults of the Treasury TreasuryBETTER
r LONDON > Sept 19 9At At the meeting of orre8ton
Preston re8ton board of guardians the chair chairman
man R Woodhouse oodhouse announced that thatthe
the field day for the imbeciles had been
held and he was sorry sorry that more mem
bers of r the board boardhad had not attended att nded
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For F o r Lanston L LSeventyTwo a nston MachinesSeventyTwo Machines MachinesSeventyTwo A lOt
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Building BuildingOld Old Structure to Be BeUsed BeUsed BeUsed
Used as Storeroom
Acting Public Publlc Printer Ricketts of o the theGovernment th theGovernment I IGovernment
Government Printing Prlnth g Office las 1as solved solvedthe solvedthe solvedthe
the the problem problem of location and use for fo the theseventytwo theseenttwo theseventytwo
seventytwo Lanston monotype monot pe ma machines machines machines ¬
chines purchased by b Public Printer Pal Palmer ralmer Palet ¬
mer m et and the Indirect cause of his re removal rl rlmoval removal ¬
moval from office officeHe officfHe officeHe >
He has assigned assl ned the machines to the thefifth thefirth thefifth
fifth floor of the new building There Therethey Therethey 1herethey
they will be used In n tabular work In Inconnection InI Inconnection inconnection I
connection with the Blue Book or orregister orregister orregister
register of Government employes now nowbeing noWbeing nutsbeing
being printed and the crop of o annual annualreports annualreports annualreports
reports due about this time timeMr timefr timeMr
Mr fr Ricketts not only found room for forthe forthe forthe
the Lanstons but he will soon Inaugur Inaugurate Inuugurate inaugurte ¬
ate a te a movement t to ° transfer all the thema themachlnel ma machinery machinery ¬
chinery chlnel of the Government Printing PrintingOffice PrlntlnbOffice PrintingOffice
Office Into the new ne building Type T pc set setting SPttlng setng ¬
ting ti ng machine and huge binders are now nowdoing nowdoing nowdoing
doing well in the dilapidated building buildingwhich buildingwhich
which previous to two years p ars ago xvas as asthe asthe
the seat of the office officeMr officeIr officeMr
Mr Ir Ricketts Is planning to convert convertthe convertthe
the old building bultdln Into a store room In Inthis Inthis
this event he will relinquish the lease
the Government has on store buildings bulldlnoIn
in the vicinity of the office thus saving sa Ing
about 5000 OOO a year In rent rentTen rentTen
t tTen
Ten Days D ys in Office OfficeOscar OfficeOsmr OfficeOscar
Oscar J Ricketts has now served ten tendavs t tendates n ndavH
dates as Acting Public Printer which whichwould whichwonld whichwould
would be the limit for
a temporary ¬
ap appointment appointment appointment
pointment to fill a vacancy aCc1nc > caused cau ed by b bdeath
death or resignation resl natlon It has been held heldby heldby
by the Department o or Justice however howeerthat howeverthat
that the ten tenflay lay limit floes not ot au allwher ntsylr lv lvwhert
where wher the vacancy vacanc has been occasioned occasionedb occasions occasionsby d
by b removal under undt > r executive order orderIt ord OrderIt r rIt
It Is now said the temporary temporal appoint appointment appointmeat
ment of Mr lr Ricketts will hold goo good d
until unit the President obcldestQtake dlt cldesJil cldes totakel to 4 take + > fur i ur ¬
ther t i action In the case cn case
The bond of the Acting Public Printer
was made out for one year ear and as there
is now nc nothing in the situation that thatof
calls for Immedlat immediate action on the part
of the President l It Is thought probable
he ht will delay final action until his re ¬
month turn to the city cit the th the latter part of this
Appointment Expected ExpectedThe ExpectedThe ExpectedThe
The suppprters of Mr Ir Ricketts Ricketts are areconfident areconfident areconfident
confident he will be given the permannt perma permanent permannt ¬
nnt appointment appointmentHUL
It Is known that
HUL M several niii UL oC the me prospective prospective pros prospective ¬
pective candidates for the position have
deferred defe rE 1 to his I1fs candidacy c1ndldac They The will
not rO press I SSRI their fts ftscI claims cI m it is said al alJnder as
long g as Ricketts Is understood understood a s o to be
under consideration for the place
This is true of John S Leech who
has been regarded by b some as a for
nildable candidate owing OlnJ to the strong
Indorsement Secretary Secretal Taft is said to
have Ita w given him as well as his good
record as Public Printer of the Philip ¬
pinesA pines pinesA pintsA
A cablegram from Mr Ir Leech to a
friend here stated that he would not no t
press his claim for the position In op ¬
position to RickettsBack Ricketts RickettsBack RickettsBack
Back of Ricketts RickettsIt
It Is also known that the Minnesota a
delegation in Congress which solidly solid In Inj
j dorsed d rsetl Ricketts is still urging rglng his ap appointment a arointment ¬
pointment notwithstanding the reported reportedreceptive reportedreceptle reportedreceptive
receptive candidacy cart ldac of exRepresenta ¬
the Heatwole HeatxvoleThe HeatwoleThe Heatwolerte
The candidacy candldnc of William S Rossiter r
is based largely Inn > on his magazine ar ¬
ticle reviewing the subject of Federal
printing and the Presidents favorable e
comment thereon Otherwise his hi s
strength is s of of an n unknown quantity quanUt and an d
it Is possible he will be a contending 6
Easterns i Pupils Pupi lsReady lsReadyOther Ready ReadyJo
Jo 1 0 Attend Other O OtherWill th r Schools SchoolsWill
t tWill
Will Take Such Action if Board Retains RetainsSwartzell RetainsSwartzell RetainSwartzell S
Swartzell as Principal Prir PrithiPalWill ipal Will Renew Alle Allegiance Allegiance Allegiance
giance if Another Principal Comes ComesAs omes omesAs
As the crisis in the Swartzell contio
contro controversy ¬ The > students stu nts
unanimously declare that tha t
versy ers which will be reached on Thurs Thursday ¬ they tb are not acting upon the tile Impulse o of f
day night draws nearer the students studentsof the moment nor nOI without justification
of the Eastern astern High School hool are whoa abandoning ¬ but that for every efr zealous student then
are two angry parents part > nts who
give absolute
cloning the of words which hUH e
war been beenwaged
approval ot or the th < > course pursued pursu pursuedwaged > d dwaged
waged bitterly bltterl since last June JuneThey Not ot only onl have the parents expresse expresseThey expressed xpres d dThe i
They The J are re bringing the big guns of ofconcerted themselves hfmdve as In sympathy with the th e
r students tudf > nts but many man have either eltht > r filed
concerted action to bear the re
upon post posttion quiets
dutFts qUt ft for transfer transf r with the Board o of f
flow of the principal principalThe Education or have 1111 already alrt > ady waited upon upo n i
The present condition points to a more moreserious Principal Swartzell C zfl In n an effort to secure securejt secur ecure ecuresErious C Cserious
serious complication than mere sahib exhibitions ¬ jt transfer from him for fur students s
tions tion of vocal ocal development developmentThe If the Board of Education decides s s
upon a I change of nls
principals princlJ > the pupils pupil i
The plan on foot at Eastern today Is Isfor fire nr4 prepared to welcome the new prin principal prlnfor aria ariao ¬
for the boys to s go o In a body hod y to Di Director ¬ cipal and to o give Iw him their unqualified unqualUledrector d 1
support and anu obedience obedienceDAUGHTE obedienceretain
rector Hughes If the board decides to toretain toretain
retain Swartzell Swartz I and ask for transfers transfersto transfersto
Many Iany who were forced to attendschool attend attendschool attendschool
school yesterday est rday to take examinations examinationshave The > annual session of the State Cou Coun Council n ¬
have remained out today and Intend to tostay cil of the Daughters Dau hters of America was wassta wa wastay s i
stay sta away awa until after Thursday Thursda Last Lastnight held last knt night at fl 902 2 Pennsylvania 1 ntflW av avnight ave avenue ¬
night it wan learned that a number of ofyoung nue State Councilor lou louas n as or Mrs an Lillle L ite itey M i Mil Milstead Milpresided rlt
stead presided assisted d by b y Associate Assodat ssoclato
young oung ladles of the school were making makinga Councilor Charles harl harles H Miller MillerAfter Millera nller nllera r j
a canvass of their neighborhoods for forthe After the regular business buslnessJ the g rand randthe candi cnndlthe 1 = ¬
the purpose of getting promises from fromtheir dates for office o lce for tlig th9lt tt c ft jitfoining owing year yearwere yearwere yea yeawere r
their companions not tor to go to t Q Eastern Easternuntil were nominated T Thcel he election tlon tfbn of the of o f ¬
ficers fic < > rfo will be held tonight tonl ht at McCauley s J
until after Thursday Thursdtt and then to
regu regulate ¬ Hall Hnllro 303 Pennsylvania avenue southeast
late their actions by b those of the Board Boardof Those nominated were Mrs Marlon Mario tt
of Education EducationAs Scaggs councilor Mrs lrs Schwenk Mrs M rs
As soon so n ns u the hoys heard of the ef ¬ Van Sclver fcI ci er > r and Mrs Frye IrY4 vice coo coun councilors r ¬
forts of their fair champions they the cilors Mrs Ilallie Merritt and C O
united forces with the result that in instead ¬ Buhrer secretary Sccretlll Mrs trs Lizzie Thom Thomp P ¬
stead tead of Increasing the attendance at
son treasurer treasur Mrs Annie Manuel con cot ¬
Easters Easters Is decreasing ductor and MrsElla Mrs Ella Herbert warden
Mrs rs Annie H Columbus ColumbusSuffered ColumbusSufrered ColumbusSuferea
Suffered MitchTAKES Much MuchTAKES t1ch t1chTAKES
When Last Seen She Left Game of ofEuchre
Euchre and and Smilingly Said SaidGood S SaidGood id idGood
Good Night NightCold NightCold NightCold
Cold In death deathwith with her teeth buried burieddeep burieddeep burieddeep
deep In a rubber s gas s tube tube through throughwhich throughwhich throughwhich
which the noxious fumes had beenpass beenpassIng be been mpass mpassIng paSs paSsing
Ing for seven or eight hours Mrs lrs Annie AnnieII rnnleII
II Columbus fortythree years old employed em employed emploed ¬
ployed In the Government Printing Printing Of Office Office Oflice ¬
fice was found In Her room room at 1t 1North 1S3S 1S3SXorth 1 1North
North Capitol street northwest t about aboutoclock S Soclock Soclock
oclock this morningThe morning morningThe morningrhe
The discovery dlscoe was wa made by by b her daugh daughter daughIrs ¬
ter Mrs Irs Florence Talllaferro ralllaferro who was wasalmost wasalmost wa waalmost
almost knocked off her feet when she sheopened sh shI sheOpened
opened her mothers coor and swooned swoonedwhen swoon d dwhen
I when she learned her he parent was dead deadIll dead deadtIll
tIll Ill health Is believed to have prompted promptedMrs prompt < l lI i
I Mrs Ins Columbus to end lier ter existence existenceCoroner txstenceCoroner existenceCoroner
Coroner Xevltt evitt Investigated the case caseand caseand
and gave a certificate or death bv b sui suicide sulclc1p suiride ¬
ride cideUntil clc1pLn rideLntil
Until Ln 11 12 2 oclock last night Mrs Irs Coumbus Co Columbus Columbus ¬
lumbus l played euchre with her herdaugh herdaughter daugh daughter daughter ¬
ter and several other young oung women an anmen and andmen d 1 1men
men She seemed In the best of humor humorand humorj humorjand humorand
and laughed and Joked with the other othermembers othe othemembers r
members of the party partySmile pnrt pnrtSmile partySmile
Smile on Her Face FaceAVhen Facehen FaceWhen
When hen she bade her daughter good goodnight goodnight ¬
night and stepped Into her room on th ththtrd the thethird thcthrd e
I third fioor of the th above number to re retire r rtlr re retire ¬
tire tlr there was a t t smile on her face an anshe and andshe andshe
she said s d Goodnight sleep tight tightThat UghtThat
That was the last seen of her alive aliveThe a1eThe aliveThe
The party part broke up immediately after afterthe afterthe afte aftethe r
the mother retired r tlred When her daugh daughter daughter augh aughter ¬
ter went to her room at the front of ofthe ofth o othe f
the th house the mother mother was moxlng moxlngaround molnbaround movin movinaround i
around in her own apartment In a few fewmoments fewmoments fe femoments w
moments all was quiet within the thehouse th thhous thhouse e
house houseAVhen I IVhfn
When Vhfn Mrs Talliaferro TnlUafE > rro and her husband husbandawoke husbandawokc d
awoke about S oclock this morning they theyxvere theywere the thewere y
were almost stifled by b the fumes of o gasThinking gas ga gaThinking i
Thinking that perhaps tPt the kite kitegas gas gasen had hadnot h e I
not been h > en turned turn > d ° off in direction the kitchen en entie the thetwo tie tienot
two hurried in that direction but as asthey a I Ithc
they thc passed Mrs Irs Columbus room the theodor theodfr th thactor
odor was so s strong that they the were con confidcnt conI
fidcnt fide nt the gas sty came lime from her h > r room The Thedoor Th e
I door was not locked and entrance wu wueasily was wasPitsIIx wususly s
easily > gained gainedThe gainedT1e
The room was xxas filled with gas gasan an the th thi i
i window having been pulled down downthe and am amthe
the door door tightly tlghtl closed The > rubber tube tubeused tubeusd tub tubused
used in connecting a small stove with withthe wit t
the gas as jet was attached to the fixture fixtureon flxturton flxturon
on the > wall and was found In the right rightside ri riside ht htIde h
side Ide of the womans mouth mouthBit mouthBit mouthBit
Bit the Tube TubeAbout TubeAbout TubeAbout
About an Inch or more of the tub tubwas tube tubewas tubewas e
was down her throat and when the thetube thetube th e
tube was removed the deep Imprint of orher
her teeth was plainly noticeable Hor Horhands H He Hehands r rhands
hands were folded on her breast asshe as if ifshe Ifshe
she had died a natural death and the thesame th e
jSame isamesmile same smile seed by b the daughter when whenher wh whe whewas n
Jher her mother retlrea retlr retirQtd 1 was frozen on the thefurrowed theurrowed t he
furrowed cheeks cheekiOne
One look satisfied satlsfi d the relatives that thatthe thntth th a t
the th woman was dead The window was washoisted washolst w as aas
hoisted holst d the has as turned off and t the thedoor thedoor he
door opened opme wide It is believed that tie ti1tomnn tit r
woman omnn put the tube in her mouth it Im Immtfdlatejy 1mm n
mtfdlatejy m dlateJ after going to bed She Shelia liad liadndnssed d
Undressed and was clad only onl In n her herContinued herContinued ht htContinued r
Continued on Second SecondPag Page
No Evil Results From Late LateStruggle LateStrlioole Lat I
Struggle Strlioole StrliooleCOUNTRY StruggleCOUNTRY
People Peop P eople e Realize That Improvements Are AreIfecessaiy Are1f Ar ArNecessaryTrying e
Ifecessaiy 1f NecessaryTrying ecessatYTrying Trying to to Scciire ScciireEducation 5etureEducation SccureEducation
EducationChina Education EducationChina EducationChina
China will not suffer much from the theresults theresults th thresults
results of e
the RussoJapanese war warsaid warsaid warsaid
said Sir Chentung Chen1 mS LiangCheng tte U C
Chinese minister this morning
Of Ofcourse course course she shehas has felt and will feel f eel
for some time to come the theetrects effects of o ohalng I
having two hostile armies upon her herground he
ground i ground > round for sixteen sixteen months but this thisbecause Is Isbecause Isbecause 1
because natural conditions have not notI n neen of 1of
been b een allowed to follow their predestined predestinedcourse predestinedcourse d
course coursehen courseWhen
When hen asked about his visit isit to Presi ¬
dent Roosevelt at OysterBay OJsterBIl yesterda yesterday esterda esterdatlieChlnese
the tlieChlnese t he Chinese minister explained that his hisxlslt hisIslt h hvisit is
visit Islt was purely purel social as both he and and11r a nd ndn
Mr Wang ang Tahsia the envoy eno of China Chinato Chinato Chi Chito n a ae
to the peace peace conference paid their r rspects re respects respects e ¬
spects to film filmMr JllmUlIr jiimilly
UlIr Mr Wang did not attend the sessions sessto sesstoof ns nsuse
of the peace conference at Portsmou Vr 1
continued Sir Liang This was because becaus beca use usees
It was decided that no other countries countri es esbe
other than Russia and Japan apnn should be
represented In the meantime m eantime he pass pus pused ¬
ed the time tlm with me mcat at Amherst Mass Mas la5S s
He will return presently presenU to China
But Isnt Mr Ir Wang ang attached to t the h IC
legation Ie ntlon in Washington uhlngton the tniaist minister ministerwas ministerwas or
was asked
Important OfficiaL OiHciaLYes OfficiaLYes Off caL caLTer
Yes Besides Besl es being secretary secretar hethe he is isthe isthe s
the legations counsel He was sent here he e
by b the Chinese Chln < > se foreign f eIEI office and knows knowsperfectly knowsperfectly knot knotperfectly a
perfectly what the attitude of the gox goxernment go goernment v
ernment Is In regard to all questions In Inwhich Inwhich n
which China Is materially matcrlan Interested 1 1regret Iregret
regret to see him go but he Is too val valuable vnluable t aI
uable a man man to to be kept away from his s
post postDid
Did you ou discuss the question of f
Chinese exclusion wrath 1th the President 7
Xo The subject was not mentioned
The Chinese minister explained c plained fur fu r
ther that the purchase of the Canton Canto n
Haiikoxv railroad Is a local Chinese en e i
terprise The government govcrnmt > nt has nothing nothi rag S
to do with jt and probably probabl never will wi 11
It is under the jurisdiction of Hunan Huna
Quantung and Hupeh l
three Chinese Chine Si <
provinces and it Is to be b extended am and at d
operated by loon local citizens
It has been said 111 that foreigners w will
always hold an 1n interest In the railroad n1ilroad raflro adi I
but this is a mistake ml t1kt for the only for f or L
eigners to be connected with It wIll be e
engineers employed to make the sur s ur
vets eys ana an plans for the railroads exten rate n l
sien but they will be nothing but em c m ¬
ployes Chinese capital will 111 own am and at a
operate ol < rate it entirely entirc entircAlthough
Although It is reported re > ported that t the ire 1
Chinese population Is much averse to o I
improvements of any 1n sort especially esp especial < cially
railroads they the have rapidly rapldl awakened awaken awakenot e < dy 3
to t the needs ncccLo of the day da and the age ageand ageand n ge ege >
and their their prejudice prejJ lce has practically dis disappeared dlOaliper d i5
appeared aliper < < All enterprises of mal magnitude magnitudeare ma nitUile nitUileac rlitu
are beii bcht welcomed and the Chinese Chinesewill thine hlnese hlnesewHl se
will exen cvcnruall eventually rually reach th the point where wh ere
they tht w will ll launch them themselves
It Is a matter of education This TI TIIs
is progressing very er rapidly rapldi and t the thegovernment thloernmellt ri3
government oernmellt has taken takenomc official al cogniz cognizanct cogti lz ¬
ance regarding it To advance ad nnce coo eauca eaucational eaucatlonal ca I I
tional tl ° nat ijiiercsta a commission has been beenappointed b be beappointed en enappoInted enca
appointed to visit Europe and America Americait rmtrlcaIt inert ca
it consists of a prince > a privy prl eoun eounrrilor coo
rrilor lIor a governor overror cf a province and an anassistant ar arsslant nar
assistant treasurer treasurt > r This cemmsst commission commissionwill ° s
will make malt a detailed report and the g gov govCITmcnt o v ¬
ernment will make it a base for forvanced ad a aanced oad ¬
vanced action
Twelve welve Dead and S2 2
000000 Damages to toFarmers toFarmers t 0 0Farmers
Farmers Farmersi FarmersVAttEYS FarmersVALLEYS
Raging Torrents Wreck WreckRailroads WreckRailroads WreckRailroads
Railroads and Sweep Live LiveStock LiveStock LiveStock
Stock to Destruction DestructionST
ST LOUIS Mo Sept IS 190ne One of th thworst the theWorst theworst
worst floods ever known in Missouri at ratthis ntthis atthis
this season of the year ear Is now raging raglnsthroughout ragingthrou raglathroughout
throughout throu hout the Missouri Mlssourlrler river bottomsTwelve bottoms bottomsTwelve bottomsTvele
Twelve inches of ofraln rain has fallen insome In Insome Insome
some places the past three or four days daysAll daYsAll daysAll
All streams and rivers are out of o their theirbanks theirbanks theirbanks
banks Some normally not more than afew a afew alew
few yards yarcs wide are now raging rag ng floodfrom floodfrom flood floodsfrom
from one to three miles wide wideThousands wideThousands wideThousands
Thousands of acres of corn land landaro landarounder are arounder areunder
under water and farmers will suffer a atremendous atremendous a atremendous
tremendous loss Hundreds or 0 head oflive of oflive oflIve
live stock s oclc have been drowned Twelve Twelvepersons Twelvepersons Twelvepersons
persons have lost l st their livesThe lives livesThe livesThe
The loss to railroads Is enormousMlles enormous enormousMiles enormousMiles
Miles of track are washed away and anddozens anddozens anddozens
dozens of steel bridges are swept out as aswell asWf11 aswell
well as hundreds of smaller bridges and andculverts andculverts andculverts
culverts Railroad traffic in central centralMissouri centralMissouri centralrissouri
rissouri Missouri Is paralyzed and there Is nolonger no nolonger noonger
longer onger direct communication between StLouis St StLouis StLouis
Louis and Kansas City by b raiL ralLGet raiLGet rail railGet
Get No Mail MailCentral MailI MailCentral
I Central Missouri towns have had nomail no nomail DOmall
mail for three days da s and there Is slight slightprospect slightprospect
I prospect for their getting any tomorrow tomorrowor tomorrowor
or next day da The Missouri Pacific andMissouri and andMissouri andMissouri
Missouri Kansas and Texas have hat runno run runno runno
no trains over their track between St StLouis 5tLouJsand StLouis
Louis LouJsand and Kansas City since Saturday Saturdaymorning Saturdaymorning Saturdaymorning
morning and the Wabash and Alton Altonhave Altonhave Altonhave
have been forced practically to abandonoperations abandon abandonoperations aba1doaoperations
operations operationsThe operationsThe operationsThe
The only means of communication re remaining remalnl remainingg ¬
maining malnl g between the two cities Is bya by bya bya
a roundabout way wayOn trayOn Wl WlOn
On the Issuance by the Weather Bureauu Bu Bureau Bureau ¬
reau of ota a a special special danger bulletin large largenumbers largeumbers largeumbers
umbers n of workmen were employed employedon
on the levee le coo moving n oInl ting back the merchandise merchan merchandise merchandise ¬
dise Large stores stores tores of of lumber and and otherrinercli other otheriherclfdtidlse otherrm
rm rinercli iherclfdtidlse Fc1 andlse indIs Were were swept away Barrels Barrelaof Barie Barrelsof 3 3of
of apples bales of cotton baskets basketsot basketsotegetables ot otvegetables ofvegetables
vegetables and thousands of feet of lum lumber lumber loinher ¬
ber went down the river at the rate of often otten o1ten
ten miles an hour hourWorst hourWorst hour hourThousands
Worst to Come ComeThousands ComeThousands Conicof
Thousands of acres In the vicinity ot otSt atSt ofLouts
f St Louis already are under water and andthe andthe an anthe
the worst Is yet et to come comeThe comeThe comeThe
The stage of the Mississippi at St StLouis 51Louis StLouis
Louis at 6 oclock this morning was 271 271feet 11 11feet 71feet
feet as reported by b the VVeatherBureau VVeatherBureauThe VeatherBurCluThe
The harbor office gave the figures as 27S 27SIt 2iZIt 273It
It Is predicted that the water will willcontinue w1llcontinue willcontinue
continue to rise for a a time but fall fallshort fallsl
short sl short ort of the danger line thirty thlrt feet feetAlthough feetAlthough feetAlthough
Although reports from various arlous parta partaof partaof partsof
of Missouri lIssO rI indicate comparative Im Improvement 1mprovement imp impProvement ¬
provement the flood fi od situation Is grave graxcand graveand graveand
and a great deal more property will be badestroyed bedestroed bedestroyed
destroyed before the water recedesRain recedes recedesRain recedesRnln
Rain is s still falling In many sections of ofthe otthe
the Missouri valley valleyIn valleyIn
In those sections of which Marshall MarshallCarrollton 1JarshallCarroll MarshallCarrollton
Carrollton Carroll ton Boonville and Jefferson City Cityare Cityare Cityare
are the centers hundreds of farm farmers farmers ¬
ers have fled from the lowlands taking takingwith takingwith
with them whatever stock could be behastily behastllp beastily
hastily h astily gathered together It is believed believedthat belleedthat believedthat
that all the stock left In the lowlands lowlandshas lowlandshas
has perished and that tb1 t this item alone alonewill alonewill
will mean a loss of o2000000 2000000 OOOOOO to the farm farmers tarmers farmers ¬
e ers of Missouri MissouriKOREA I1ssourl I1ssourlKOREA
American Ame A can Party Goes to t Seoul SeoulWill SeoulWillTake Will WillTake
Take in All the Historic HistoricPoints HistoricPoints HistoricPoints
Points PointsSEOUL PointsSEOUL
SEOUL Sept 19 19An An enthusiastic re reception
ception < was given to the American Americanpart
party part headed by b Miss Alice lIce Roosevelt RooseeltGen
General Gen < ral Corbin and Admiral Train Trainwhen Trainwhen Troiawhen
when it arrived arrl < ed here today tada tadaThe
The party part was formally ormall received by byrepresentatives
representatives of the Emperor and of ofthe ofthe
the Japanese apanese authorities at Chemulpo Chemulpoand
and was brought to Seoul in a magnlfi magnlficentl magnificently
cently centl decorated special train At the thedepot thedePOt
depot a guard of honor was presentAmerican present presentAmerican presentAmerican
American Colony Turns Out OutThe OutThe
The entire American colony co10n turned turnedout
out < to greet their distinguished i fellow fellowcitizens
citizens and the greater part of the pop population population
ulation of the Korean capital was on onhand onhand
hand to do them honer honerThe
They The will be presented to the Emperor Emperorthis Emperorthis Emperorthis
this afternoon and will spend > end the day d1yIn
in seeing the sights of the Korean capl capItal
tal talIt
It Is understood that a special train trainhas trainhas
has been placed at their disposal by the theJapanese
Japanese authorities here Miss IJss Roose Roosevelts RooseveUs
yells desire to see the point at which whichI
Kuroki I urokl made his famous crossing of
Yalu river will be gratified gratifiedHome
Home From Fusan FusnIt Fus u
It Is understood the party part will ill traverse traversethe trayersethe
the length of the Korean K rcan peninsula on onthe onth onthe
the th new Japanese railroad going to toFusan toFusan
Fusan whence the journey ourney to Japan Japanwill apan apanwll
will be made to take the steamer for
home homeThey hom homThe homeThey
They The will have an opportunity to sea seathe SEfIthe
the historic hstor c Tsushima straits where
Togo destro destroyed ed RogestvenskJs Ro > esrienskys ma manlfice1t mao
niftcent fleet fleetFALL fleetFALL
Willlnm Davis aged fifteen years ears of ofTxvlnlng otTwlnln
Training Twlnln City Cft D C fell 11 from a aPenn Penn Pennsylxnnta Pennh1nln
sylxnnta > h1nln avenue street car between
Third and Fourandonehalf streets str ets thla thlamorning thlamorninS thismorning
morning He WItS not seriously injut injurtt inj 4

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