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Fair Sunday tonight and andSunday andNtThI73ER Qhe a hington I ISTUMBER Qime LAST EDITION EDITIONi
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STUMBER 6128 W ASnrNGTON9 SATURDAY EVENING OCTOBER 17 1908 PRICE ONE CENT
WAR ARABOUTSCHOOLS ARABOUTSCHOOLSCLiMAX ABOUT SCHOOLS SCHOOLSREACHES
REACHES A CLIMAX CLIMAXNlorrow CLiMAXMorrow
Morrow in Reply to Parsons ParsonsSays ParsonsSays ParsonsSays
Says Criticism Is Inspired Inspiredby
by Gas FightBASEMENT Fight FightBASEMENT FightBASEMENT
BASEMENT DOORS DOORSNOT DOORSNOT
I
NOT EXITS HE SAYS SAYSCommissioner SAYSCommissioner SAYSCommissioner
Commissioner Declares Alar Alarthe Iar larthe I
the Charges Apply to Condh CondriI CondriIDue n nDue I IDue
Due to Janitor Service ServiceAs
As a result of the criticisms of the thoconditions theconditions theconditions
conditions of the public school buildings buildingsmade buildingsmade buildingsmade
made by Jftrnos J ios L Parsons in a morning morningpaper morningpaper morningpaper
paper the controversy toatroC1s between the Dis Listrict JJlStrict District ¬
trict Commissioners and the president presidentof
of the school s < bool board b < Mrd has been brought broughtto brou ht I
to a climax climaxIn
In a vigorous statement issued this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning Commissioner Morrow speak speaking splRking speaking ¬
ing for the Building Department de declared declared declared ¬
clared that the attacks made in the themorning themorning themorning
morning paper were inspired by b the fa favorable fayorable favorable ¬
vorable attitude assumed by b the Dis District District District ¬
trict Commissioners toward the reduc reduction reduction ¬
tion for the price of f gas gasJames gasJames gasJames
James F Oyster president of the thoSchool theSchool I
School Board on the other hand han declared de declared declared ¬
clared today that Mr Parsons report reportis
is a vindication of the stand he has hasassumed hasassumed hasassumed
assumed in the fight fightBoth fightBoth fightBoth
Both sides agree that th the only onl satis satisfactory saUfatory satisfactory ¬
factory settlement of o the question is to tobe tobe tobe
be found In the complete Investigation Investigationof Inve tlgaUcm tlgaUcmof
of the conditions by a a committee of cit citizens citizens citizens ¬
izens
Such action no doubt will be taken takenCommissioner takenComml takenCommissioner
Commissioner Comml loner Morrow in his state statement statement statement ¬
ment said that such a commission commissionshould comml88lOnshould commissionshoulc
should be appointed and President PresidentOyster PresklentOyster PresidentOyster
Oyster has gone ne op record as favoring favoringthe i
the same plan planSuperintendent planSuperintendett
Superintendent A T Stewart of theschools the theschools thehools
schools hools issued l sued an order this morning morningin I I 1
in which he directed dlre < ted all janitors and
principals to take special care to see seethat seethat
that all outside fastenings fastenln of doors were wereleft wereleft wereleft
left open when the buildings were occu occupied occupied occupied ¬
pied Superintendent Stewart St wart said a anumber anumber anumber
number of violations of this rule had hadbeen hadl1en hadbeen
been called to his attention during the thepast thepast thepast
past few days daysegrets claysegrets 8Y
egrets Publicity PublicityI
I regret hat any anyone one should en endeavor ondeavor anr ¬
r deavor to inflame the public mind oy oyuch oyuh oyrueh
rueh uch open headlines as appeared in a amorning amorning amorning
morning paper without endeavoring to tofina t tfind tofins >
find out all the real facta said Major MajorMorrow MajorMorrow IajorIorrow
Morrow MorrowIn IorrowuIn
uIn In order however to ti > assure th thS s pub public publIe pubIlc ¬
lIe on this thl and ktnurei kln rwl points p tnts I shall shallendeavor ahanendeavor shsllendeavor
endeavor to secure a voiunteir commit committee comJolttee committee ¬
tee composed of architects and builders buildersof
of known kno standing to examine the thoschools thes theschools
schools s < hools here and give glv us a report thatcannot that thatcannot thatcannot
cannot be regarded in any an way WD as taint taintej tauncd taintCU
ej with malice nor favorably favora ly tinged tingeiwith tlngeIwIth tingedwith
with favoritism favoritismI
001 I do not desire to be construed as ascriticising ascritlcising ascriticising
criticising Mr or Parsons for whom I Ihave Ihae Ihave
have the highest regard and respect respectIt
It is much to be regretted that the theattacks theattacks theattacks
attacks on the District government have havebeen havebE havebEen
been bE tn so 0 unreliable In the first place placeit
it should be stated that the Commis Commissioners CommissIoners Commissioners ¬
sioners have felt elt the need ne d of an archi architect architect ¬
tect to supervise the preparation of ofplans orJlans ofplans
plans and specifications and the making makingof
of o repairs for school buildings and for forall forall forall I
all other municipal buildings and have haveso haveso haveso
so recommended to Congress but with without willlout without ¬
out avail
Have Asked Money MoneyTl MoneyTy
Tl Ty T y have also recommended increased In Inci inteased
creased ci eased appropriations apprt prlatlons for making the thebuildings thebuildings thebuildings
buildings fireproof and those recom recommendations recommendation reeommendatlons ¬
mendations also to a large extent extenthave extenthave extenthave
have not been granted by the appro appropriating approrrlaUng appropriating ¬
priating body They The also recommended recommendedlast
last year car the th appropriation of a consW considerable consWtrable cons1drable
trable sum for going over and over overhauling i ovurhauling > vur vurhauling ¬
hauling the old school buildings in the theDistrict theDlslrld theDistrict
District in order to make them safer saferThe saferThe saferThe
The appropriation for this purpose was wasibor wasrbo
ibor 00 onefourth of the sum requested requestednamely requestednanel requestednamely
nanel namely 5WOOO and it nis n is been impos impossible impostlbln imposslbhi ¬
sible to do all the necessary nece Jiry work with withthis withthis withe
e this amount although much has been beendone beondone beendone
done A great many buildings have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been fl fireproofed around the heating ap apparaus appara apparaus
paraus para us and in a number of buildings buildingsfireproof buildingsfirerroo buildingsfirst
fireproof first roof stairs and windows have been btenbuilt beenbuilt I
built and In others ireescapes erected erectedAll erectedAn erectedAll
All this to the extent of the 60000
fund fundTo
To Tn fl take up the Gage school scho > l it should
iirst to stated that oractieally > ractlc l1y nIl of I
the exits erltcised are basement exits exitsexits exiLexits exitsexits
exits which are of use principally prlncJp l1 at ro roContinued reContinUed roContinued
< Continued on Second Page PageWEATHER PageWEATHER PageWEATHER
WEATHER REPORT REPORTDuring
During Durln the last twentyfour hours hoursprecipitation hoursprpllpItatlon hoursprecipitation
precipitation has occurred from the Pa Pacific PacHi Pacific ¬
cific cHi coast oa t over the middle and Northern Northernplateau Northernplateau orthernplateau
plateau and Rocky Mountain districts districtsand distrIctsan districtsand
and an the upper Missouri valley and andshowers andshnwtrs andshowers
showers have occurred In the West e t
Gulf States elsewhere the weather has
been fair fairDuring fairDuring fairDuring
During tonight and Sunday the weath weather ¬
er will continue fair with slight changes
in temperature in the middle Eastern Easternand Easternand
and Southeastern States StatesThe StatesThe StatesThe
The winds along the middle Atlantic Atlanticcoast Atlnntlcoa8t
coast will be variable and mostly light
to fresh northerly ntrtherl on n the South At ¬
lantic coast coa t light to fresh fre h northerly
and on the East Gulf coast co st light East
to Southeast
Steamers departing today for Europ European ¬
ean ports will have light to fresh South Southwesterly Southwesterly Southwesterly ¬
westerly winds and fair weather to the
Grand Banks BanksFORCAST BanksFORCAST BanksFORCAST
FORCAST FOR DISTRICT DISTRICTFor
For the District of Columbia Dola Delaware Dolaware Dolaware ¬
ware Maryland and Virginia fair to tonight tonight ¬
night 11 ght and Sunday light variable winds windsmostly windsmostly windsmostly
mostly Southerly SoutherlyTEMPERATURE southerTEiWBRATURE SoutherlyTEMPERATURE
TEMPERATURE TEMPERATUREm
t a m iS
10 1 a m 03
11 a m 73 7
32 1 noon 7U
2 p m 87 87SUN 81SUN 87SUN
SUN TABLE TABLEFun TkBLESun TABLESun
Sun rises 611 SillSun 611Sun 611Sun
Sun sets 520 520TIDE iOTIDE 5 5t 5TIDE
t
TIDE TABLE TABLEHigh TABLElIillh TABLEHigh
High tide today 138 a m liS 1 pm pmLow pmLow pmLow
Low tide today toda 8Ji a m 8t7 pm pmHign pmHign pmHign
Hign tide tomorrow 23 211 a m 27 2 T pm pmLow pmLow pmLow
Low tide tomorrow 912 12 a m 9Kpm 916 pm
t I IOPPOSlNG
OPPOSING OPINIONS OPINIONSIN
IN SCHOOL FIGHT FIGHTCOMMISSIONER FIGHTCOMMISSIONER FIGHTCOMMISSIONER
COMMISSIONER MORROW MORROWI
I believe that the recent attacks attacksmade ottnckmodc attacksmade
made on the e Commissioners in a amorning 0 0morn1ng amorning
morning paper are the o direct result resultof resultof resultof
of their attitude in favoring a re redaction reduction redncUon ¬
daction in the price of gas Attacks Attacksof
of this kind however will not inftuonco In Infinonco Inl1ucnco
finonco me either on the gas ques question question question ¬
tion or in other matters in which whichI
I J think I J am right rlffhfPRESIDENT rlghtPRESIDENT rightPRESIDENT
PRESIDENT OYSTER OYSTERI
I J think we have been vindicated vindicatedThe vtndicittedThe cUcbted cUcbtedhe
The he public may havej have 7 art Ti weary wearya
a but butihown butihown butchown i
ihown now nowif nowi nowg
if i more Important Importanttho
the ho schools safe for forurea forRUSSIAN forarea
urea ureaResidence areaRUSSIAN
I
RUSSIAN ATTACHE ATTACHEAGAIN ATTACHEAGAIN
AGAIN UNDER FIRE FIREResidence
Residence of Former Naval NavalCommander NavalCommander NavalCommander
Commander Badly Dam Damaged DamagedHas DamagedHas ¬
aged agedHas Has Close Call CallBetween CallBetween CallBetween
Between shotswept decks of a Rus Russian Russian Rueelan ¬
sian manofwar and a Washington lire fireCommander lireCommander lireCommander
Commander A K Nebolsine naval at attache attache attache ¬
tache of the Russian Rue ian embassy embaJJ will tII take takechances takechances takechances
chances with the battleship any day for forhe forhe forhe
he has been through both bothThe bothThe bothThe
The fire experience came early earl this thismorning thillmornlQ thismorning
morning > when he staggered blindly blindlythrougu blindlythrougT blindlythrougTi
througu clouds of smoke and a roaring roaringfire roaringfire roaringfire
fire at his home 1336 l3 i M w street northwest northwestMore northw8iiltlore northwestMore
More by luck than anything el elM Com Commander Commander Commander ¬
mander Nebolsine X ebol 1ne escaped e eapec1 from rom his hishome hieborne hishome
home which was damaged to the extent extentof extentof extentof
of J6000 6000D G GD
an etnnlove ern b of the com ¬
left a box o obutters matches tches in the thebutlers
butlers pantry last night when he hestarted hestarted hestarted
started for bed Rats it is supposed suppo ed by bythe bythe bythe
the Fire Department on a touring expedltlon ex expedition expedtUOJi ¬
pedition discovered dl covered the matches with withthe withthe
the usual result Anyhow Commander CommanderNebolslne CommanderNeboistne
Nebolslne was aroused warly this J mornIng morning morn morning I
ing by a roaring of flames that came camesweeping camesYoeeping camesweeping
sweeping up the stairs and circled circledaround
around his bedroom bedroomCall
I
Call To Quarters
It was the old call of Uto to quarters quartersand quartersand
and be likened the noise nol e of the lire to tothe tothe tothe
the smashing of a thirteenInch hell otteUagainst hellagainst hellagainst
against the side of a battleship btlttle hlp The Thenames Thetlames Thefames
names had cut him oft from the front frontstairway trontstalrwa frontstairway
stairway out he managed to reach a arear areer arear
rear room and clad in his night clothes clotheshe cloth clothhe
he ran wildly lldly down M street and h hturned be beturned heturned
turned in an alarm alarmDue alarmDtM alarmDue
Due to the quick work on the part of oftetal oCthe ofthe
the firemen the house W was saved from fromtetal fromtotal
tetal ruin As K was every ever room in inthe I Ithe ithe
the house was as burned with the exeepi exeepilion exeep1 exeep exeeption
lion of the parlor parlorThe parlorThe J
The residence which is t an unusually unusuallylarge I Ilarge Ilarge
large one is owned by Mrs Celeste ASmith A ASmith t tSmith
Smith of 1327 132 M street The woodwork woodwork1was woodworkwas I Iwa
wa was of o mahogany and cherry Nearly Nearlyevery Nearlyevery
every piece of furniture In the house housewas hOUMwas housewas I
was ruined Fire Marshal Nicholson Nicholsonplaces Nicholsonplac08 Nicholsonplaces
places the damage to the house at
the sine eeat I
18000 3000 and Commander Nebolsine ebo ebomates e esti estimates e ¬
mates the damage to furniture and andhangings andhanglng andhangings
hangings at 53000 300 Many pieces of fur furniture rurniture furniture ¬
niture which were put in storage dur during during duriag ¬
ing the summer months had not been beenbrought beenbrought beenbrought
brought back to the house houseDamage houseDamage houseDamage
Damage to Furniture FurnitureCommander FurnitureCommander FurnitureCommander
Commander Nebolsines first experi experience experience experience ¬
ence with an American fire department departmentwas
was a striking stri g example to the Russian Russianof
of Yankee enterprise and he was high highin highIn highin
in his praise of the work done by b the themen themen themen
men menI menknow I know it was less les than two minutes minutesthat minutesthat minutesthat
that I was away from the house he hesaid he58ld hesaid
said but by the time I got back the tneengines tMengines theengines
engines were there and the IIremenwere firemenwere firemen firemenwere
were at work I shall express my ap appreciation appreciation apprectation ¬
preciation of their work to Captain Sul Sullivan Sullivan Sullivan ¬
livan of No 1 engine company per personally personally personally ¬
sonally and tell him just what I think thinkof thinkor thinkof
of the excellent system they have in inWashington InVashlngton InWashington
Washington WashingtonVARlCOLORED VashlngtonVARICOLORED
V VARICOLORED AR i COLOR ED MOON MOONWORLDS MOONWORLDS
WORLDS OL OLResidents DS END FEARED FEAREDResidents fEAREDResidents
Residents of Coke Region Thrown ThrownInto ThrownInto ThrownInto
Into Alarm by Luminarys LuminarysStrange LuminarysStrange LuminarysStrange
Strange Hues HuesCONNELLSVILLE HuesCO HuesCONNELLSVILLE
CONNELLSVILLE CO NELLSVILLE Pa Oct 17 1iA 1iAsrum 17Agreen A Agreen
green baize moon which turned to a adeep adeep adeep
deep red and then was partially partiallyeclipsed partiallYecllpaed partiallyeclipsed
eclipsed in shadow startled hundreds of ofresidents ofresi ofresidents
residents resi ents of this city and the coke re regions regions regions ¬
gions nearby noarb at 130 oclock this morn morning morning mornlag ¬
ing People climbed to the roofs roofstheir of oftheir oftheir
their houses to watch the phenomenon phenomenonand
and a cry cr went down the main street streetthat streetthat streetthat
that the world was coming comln to an end endMany endIany endMany
Many were frightened into hysterics hystericswomen hstoricswomen hystericswomen
women grasping gra plng their children to their theirbreasts theirbrensts theirbreasts
breasts and uttering wild shrieks One Oneman Oneman Oneman
man telephoned to Pittsburg to his re relatives r rlatlyes re relatives ¬
latives bidding them goodby goodbyHEROS goodbyHEROS goodbyHEROS
HEROS GRANDSON DIES DIESNEW DIESNEW DIESNEW
NEW YORK Oct 170HYer 17 Oliver Hazard HazardPerry HazardPer HazardPerry
Perry Per a grandson of the hero of a Lake LakeErie LakeErie LakeErie
Erie and a former member of the Jer Jersey Jersey Jersey ¬
sey City it ity finance board died from apo apoplexy apoplexy apoplexy ¬
plexy in his home 582 Bergen avenue avenueJersey avenueJprsey avenueJersey
Jersey City Mr Perr Perry i Swas was born inClarkson in inClarkson InClarkson
Clarkson N Y on April 6 1846
Dictates Statement StatementMr
Mr Straus dictated hi his statement with withthe withthe withthe
the greatest t deliberation in the presence presenceof
of a score of newspaper Dew paper men and n the thepresence theprMence thepresence
presence ff f Vice Chairman Hudspeth Hudspethand
and Vice Presidential Candidate CaudW te Kern Kernwho Kernwho i iwho
who gasped fer breath and then nodded noddedemphatic noddedemphatic
I
emphatic approval approvalMr
Mr Straus went on You are at atliberty atUberty atliberty
liberty to quote me as saying this and andyou andou andyou
you ou may add that If Mr Sheldon cares caresto caresto caresto
to press the matter further furth r I stand standready standready standready
ready to appear before any committee committeeof I Io
of o disinterested eltisens elUse Tfhoae bO tt names nameswill nameswill 1 1Ill
will Ill command credence and a1 < < I present myproof my myproof myproof
proof if Mr Sheldon will present his hisproof hlsproof Is i iproor
proof that my statement 8tate nt is not true let lethim le lethim I
him show what money was wa receivedand received receivedand recelvedand
and whence it has comeMr come comeMr comer
Mr r Straus in a carefully prepared preparedj preparedrmm P preparedstatement repan4tat
statement tat meat todr eXlllabaed ed j be + Ie of ofhlB ofhis
his char charges 8 Fre NI It rmm Men haa haabeen haiIbcen hsllbeen
been cHed upon und lI under > r such stress of ofinfluence ofinfluence I
influence as a made It impossible imi 1m IONIb < ossible for th them thn1to themto ni nito
to refuse reCu e to contribute 1600 600 each to the theRepublican theRepublican theRepublican
Republican fund His first direct tutor Information tutororation ¬ I IIllation
Illation was IUJ from the Junior partner of ofone ofone ofone
one of the biggest firms In the the8treet the8treetwhote streetwhose street streetwhose
whose political blfKHt affiliation are generally generallyDemocratic neraUy neraUyDemocratic nerallyDemocratic
Democratic This Juniorpartnertokl junior partner obid o1d Mr MrStraus MrStraus Ir IrStraus
Straus that the head t of the firm had hadbeen badbt hadbeen
been bt > en called on for JSoft and had paid paidand IJdand paidand
and the other mentl members > ers were ere doing d ing the thesame thesame thesame
same Our sympathies are with Ith you youbut youbut youbut
but the other fellova have i sot ot the themoney themoney themoney
money was the conuuent of the thebroker tbebroker thebroker
broker
Would Give Ptoof PtoofMr PtoofMr PvoofMr
Mr Straus declares ha t e has substan substantially subetantially substantially ¬
tially the same information from other otherbrokers otherbrokers otherbrokers
brokers and that he wi will m present his In Information information information ¬
formation and Dd proof preO if proper oppor opportunity opportuntty opportunity ¬
tunity Se J given to secure the corrobora eorroboration corroboration corroboration
tion which he declares the books of ofTreasurer ofTreaeurer ofTreasurer
Treasurer Sheldon would contain containTreatJUrer containTreasurer i
Treasurer Sheldon was U forthwith toW toWthe toldc
> c the pointed charge by b > air Ir Straus StrausI
I dont think he would oul < i come here hereand hereand hereand
and say that to me in person per > n observed observedMr
Mr Ir Sheldon Shel on flushing But I shall shallhave shallita shadhave
have ita ve no controversy with Straus It istoo Is Istoo Istoo
too ridiculous to receive any an consider consideration consideration
j jatlon
ation How could anybody allyb tdy y assess as es Wall WallStreet WailStreet VallStrEet
Street Id like to know kno that thatSo thatSo hAtSo
So would Treasurer Ridder of the theother theoth theother
other oth r committee observed one of the theinterviewers th6mtervlewerL thetntervlewers
interviewers Everybody laughed laughedChairman laughedChAirman laughedCsirman
Chairman Hitchcock HJtcJ ock entirely approved approvedMr appr ed edJilr
Mr Sheldons attitude The Techairmen chairman was wasasked W WaskM wasasked
asked When your YO Jr committee c > within withintwenty vtthtntent withintwenty
twenty tent day da after election makes pub public pubits public ¬
lic its collection list will it show sh < nr any anything anything ¬
thing lit Justification justl cUon of Mr Straus Strauscharge Strauscharge
charge chargeIt
It will m be a refutation of any such suchcharge suchcharge suchcharge
charge and a complete ci > rnpl t one he said saidOC saidOf
OC course our people have sent out outletters outaskln outletters
letters asking askln contributions sent them themby themb themby
by b thousands trous nds sent en them t h m to business businessmen bwinessmen businessInca
men on every street anywhere without withoutreference withoutreffrence withoutreference
reference to any traditions about any anyparticular 1U1Jparticular anyparticular
particular street 2ft t I suppose Vail ail Street Streetgot Streetgot
got some s < ome of them That is all 1 there to toto isto 5 5to
to it itBoth ItBoth itBoth
Both Mr Sheldon and Mr Hitchcock Hitchcocklaughed HltlKGcklau Hitchcocklaughed
laughed lau hed at the > idea of a tribunal to todecide todeeide todecide
decide whether Mr Sheldon did or ordidnt 01didnt ordidnt
didnt lie liei
001 1 certainly wouldnt waste xa te time in a acontroversy aeontrovers acontroversy
controversy eontrovers of o this kind said s k Mr MrHitchcock MrHitchcock Ir IrHitchcock
Hitchcock while the treasurer nodded noddedassent n41dedaSf noddedassent
assent aSf > 1I t
DR BULL BETTER BETTERNEW BETTERNEW BETTERNEW
NEW YORK Oct 17 17Dr Dr William T TBull TBull TBull
Bull the eminent surgeon surg m who is ill illat IIIat Illat
at his home here is declared by b his hisphysicians hisphymeians hisphysicians
physicians to be better today too a than he hehas hehas hehas
has been for a week His condition conditionhowever conditionhowever conditionhowever
however Is still critical
Rabies Fatal to Negro BoyB Boy BoyBitten Boybitten
Bitten B tten by a Dog in in n August ugust
Suffering agony from hydrophobia hydrophobiaThomas hydrophObiaThomas hydrophobiaThomas
Thomas Brown a negro boy nine years yearsof yearsof yearsof
of age died last night at his home in inAlexandria inAI InAlexandria
Alexandria AI the best st medical aid to be beobtained beobtalnttd beobtained
obtained in both Alexandria and andWashington andWashington andWashington
Washington failing to check the dis disease disease ¬
easeThe ease easeThe 0050The
The boy was bitten on August 1 1Some 1Some 1Some
Some time afterward 8flon < rd tKte th dog bit an another anoth63r another ¬
other canine and since then both dogs dogsdied doGSdied dogsdied
died diedThe The wound was slight and soon soonhoalod soonhealed soonhealed
healed up No attention was paid to it itOn ItOn itOn
On Tuesday the boy was tsken vie violently vielently iO iOlantly ¬
lently ill and was put in bed A physi physician physician physician ¬
cian was 8S called He Immediately communicated com communicated oommunlcatei1 ¬
municated with officers offleQrS at the Bureau Bureauof
of f Anim Animal l Industry Jn n the Department Departmentof I
of Agriculture by b whemho whom ho was re
STRAUS PASSES PASSESUE PASSESUEDIRECT LIE LIEDIRECT
DIRECT TO SHELDON SHELDONG
G O P Treasurers Denial Denialof
of Wall Street Shake Shakedown Shakedown Shakedown ¬
down Brings Reply ReplyDEMOCRAT ReplyDEMOCRAT ReplyDEMOCRAT
DEMOCRAT INSISTS INSISTSTRUTH INSISTSTRUTH i
Ii
TRUTH IS NOT TOLD TOLDSays TOLD9l
4 4Says 9l h hO
O r rSays
Says Difference in 1904 1 RcoZ0 RcoZ0r R Rvo RvoC C
r 05 05Denial Cb CbDenial c cDenial
Denial Is That Presidentfid President PresidentKnow t ° d < eorb t to tKnow r rHe
Know He Was WrongNICW Wrong SNBW S o
t tNBW
NBW YORK Oct 17 17Nathan Nathan Straus j jmuKlmiittonaire imulti jmukimlitionaire
muKlmiittonaire multi Millionaire philanthropist mer1 mer1chant mar marchant I Icha
chant cha t prince and brother hI other of Oscar S SStraus SStralM SStraus
Straus Secretary of Commerce and La Labor Labora Labor
bor today toda passed the lie direct to toGeorge toGeorxe toGeorge
George R Sheldon treasurer of the Re Republican R Rpublican Republican
publican national committee and said saidhe j jhe i ihe
he was as ready dy to prove it ItYe j jYesterday r rYesterday
Yesterday Ye terda Mr Straus Stra made the chargethat charge chargethnt chargthKt >
that Wall Street brokers have been as asaessed asI asIsensed i iJeHed
sensed 1606 6W eacft for the Republican na national naUoaal national ¬
tional committee and under pressure pressurehave preHurehave pressurehave
have been paying payingLast payingLast Bg I
Last night Treasurer Sheldon denied deniedthte deniedthis
this thteToday Today Mr Ir Straus came to bat again againin I
in n this wise wiseYou wiseYou wiseYou
You will recall that In MKM Judge JudgeParker JudgeParker JudgeParker
Parker charged that corporations had hadrahMd hadraised j jraised
raised a great fund to elect Mr Roosevelt Roose i iveil i ivelt
velt Mr r Roosevelt denied It I be believe 00lIeve behove
I Idenial
lieve Mr Roosevelt Roo evel when he made that thatdenial thatdenial
denial believed he was telling the truth truthThere trothThere truthThere
There is this difference between the thePresidents thePre thePresldents
Presidents Pre klents denial at that time and Mr MrSheldons MrSheldons
Sheldons denial now that Mr Roose Roosevelt R008tvelt Roosevelt
1 velt believed he was UJ telling what was wastrue wastrue as astrue
true while Mr Sheldon knov knoPS s he is islying Islytns isi
i lying i i
ferrod to the United states Marine Hospital Hos Hospital Hospital ¬
pital where tho Pasteur treatment isadministered Is Isadministered isadministered
administered administeredTwo
Two experts from the Hygienic Lab Laboratory Laboratory Laboratory ¬
oratory and the Alexandria physician physiciancombined physiciancombined physiciancombined
combined their efforts to save the boy
But the rabies had gaJne nee ne two much muchheadway muchl1eadw8Y muchheadway
headway and he diEThis died diedThis diE diEThis
This is the first case cti u hydrophobia hydrophobiain llydro1 > bobla boblaIn
in recent years that developed after aftersuch attersuch aftersuch
such an elapee of time timeExperts timeExpts timeExperts
Experts claim that the tit Alexandria Alexandriacase Aroxandrlacae
case fully bears them out as to the thedanger thedanger thedanger
danger of the disease as well as its itsprevalence itsprevalence itsprevalence
prevalence prevalenceThe
The case also proves it Is claimed claimedthat claimedthat claimedthat
that once on e the disease manifests Itself ItselfIn
In the system no power known to the themedical themedical themedical
medical world can stay the hand of ofdeath ordeath ofdeath
death tte Pasteur treatment serving servingonly senlngoilly servingonly
only as a a preventive and having no nopower noPOWM nopower
power over the tb disease aft after > r the symp ¬
toms begin sin to show
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Of the Executive Committee CommitteeTaft CUim CuamitteeTAR ttee I ITAR
TAR HEELS URGED URGEDTO URGEDTO
TO SUPPORT G GOP GOPNorth O P PTaft
Taft TellsHow Tells North Carolinians Caroliniansj CaroliniansHov
j How They May Make In Influence Influence Influence ¬
fluence Felt FeltBy FeltBy FeltBy
By JAMES HAY HAYJr HAYJrGREENSBORO Jr JrGREENSBORO JrGREENSBORO
GREENSBORO N C Oct 17 liWlI liWlIUam W111am Wil William ¬
liam H Taft came Into Greensboro Greea boro at atU15
1115 oclock this morning and Dd was wasdriven wasdriven wasdriven
driven at once to the Hippodrome Hippodromewhere Hippodromewhere Hippodromewhere
where he addressed addre a crowd of 39009 39009people 3OGOOpeople 30e00people
people half of them Democrats DemocratsHis
His text was the same today as yesterday yes yesterday yestertia ¬
terday tertia and he pleased his hearers as ashe ashe ashe
he did yesterday esterda He argued ar that It is istime Istime istime
time for Southerners to shake off their theirsubservience theirsubservience theirsubservience
subservience to the Democratic party partyand partyand partyand
and to rcogntze rC fgnlzc that their interests are arabound arebound arebound
bound up in the policies of Republicanism Republi Republicanism RepubllcaJlsm ¬
canism canismThe caJlsmThe canismThe
The enthusiasm with th which he was wasreceived wasreceived wasreceived
received equaled any demonstration demon traUoR he hegotvin hegot hegot
gotvin got In the West The streets were werethronged werethronged ere erethronged
thronged with people who made his ar arrival arrhal arrival ¬
rival and departure the signal for deaf deafening deafenlng deafening ¬
ening cheers His speech was frequent frequently ¬
ly Interrupted by cries of Youre the theman theman theman
man for us and We Ve want you Bill BillYes BillYes BillYes
Yes he replied once and I want wantyou wantyou t tou
you ou all of you youHis youHis youHis
His first speech in the North Carolina Carolinasoil Carolinasoli Carolinasoil
soil was at a little place caller 11ef Statesville States Statesville StatesvlUe
ville where he spoke to a large crowd crowdat
at 8 oclock The next stop was Salle Saltsbury Sallebury Sallebury
bury There he left the train and was wasdriven wasdriven as asdrhen
driven to the opera house which was waspacked waspacked waspacked
packed to the doors doorsMr doorsMr doorsMr
Mr Taft Speaks SpeaksHe
He said In part partComplaint partComplaint partComplaint
Complaint is often made by the people peopleof
of North Carolina that their men do donot docot donot
not take their part n the affairs of the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government They do not North Caro Carolina CarolIno Carolina ¬
lina has able men but as long lon as you
are going to vote ote the ticket ticketand tIcketand ticketand
and the Republican is In power I dont dontsee dontsee dontsee
see how these gentle gentlemen an n who do the thevoting thevoting thevoting
voting can expect to share in the thepower thepower thepower
power powerIn powerIn powerIn
In other words let them vote ote as they theythUik theythhlk theythink
think amt thei tic we will wipe out sec sectional St StUonal setional ¬
tional lines It Is a great pleasure to tome tome tome
me to come here because I think I am amthe amthe amthe
the first Republican candidate for Presi President PresIdent President ¬
dent that ever came into North Caroliaa Caro Carolina Carolinn ¬
linn on a campaign camf r 6e 6ethe for the 0 Presidency Presidencyand Presfd residencyand nc ncand
and I am here for the purpose of testify testifying teslliying testifylag ¬
ing to the South my interest In that sec section seetion c ctlon ¬
tion my earnest desire to unite it with withthe wIththe withthe
that4
the North and my m hope that the Repub Republican Republean Republican ¬
lican party will be built up in North NorthContinued NorthContinued NorthContinued
Continued on Sixth Page
5125 125 to Baltimore and Return ReturnSaturdays ReturnSaturdays
Saturdays and Sundays via Pennsyl Pennsylvania pennSYImla Penasylvstrta ¬
vania mla Railroad Tickets good returninguntil returning returninguntil returnl g guntil
until Sunday night All regular trains trainsexcept trainsexcevt trainsexcept
except the Congressional Limited
MRS ROOSEVELT ROOSEVELTPatrsaesc ROOSEVELTPatr ROOSEVELTPatreneos
Patrsaesc Patr HH of the Performances PerformaacesFOOTBALL PerfotlnancesFOOTBALL PerformancesIS
FOOTBALL PLAYER PLAYERIS
IS BADLY INJURED INJUREDBusiness I INJUREDBusiness JUREDI JUREDIBusiness
Business School vs St StJohns StJohns StJohns 1 r
Johns College Game GameEnds GameEnds GameEnds i
Ends Abruptly AbruptlyThe
The football feotb U game between Business BusinessHigh BvstDesHtgh BeslnessHigh
High School Sc ool and St Johns College at atKendall atKen atKendall
Kendall Ken ail Green Gte this tl li morning was wasbrought wasDIoDgbt wasbrought
brought to an abrupt halt on account accountof
of 0 serious Injuries sustained by b Mal 1I J I
oney left halfback of the Annapolis Annapolisteam Annapolisteam
team teamWith teamWith
teamIt With It It but two more minutes to play playbefore playbeCore playbefore
before the end of tbe first half Business Businesskicked Businesskicked Businesskicked
kicked off to Maloney who in return returnIng returnInt returning
Ing the ball was thrown heavily knocking knock knocking knoekjog
ing his ht head f ssJnst ahUlt the heavy he y shoe of ofone otone ofone
one of his team mates He was carried carriedunconscious carriedUDCOlUJClous carriedunconscious
unconscious from the field but had re regained regained regained ¬
gained consciousness when an Emer Emergency Emergency Emergency ¬
gency Hospital ambulance arrivedBusiness arrived arrivedBusiness arrivedButtln
Business Buttln High School had piled up a ascore aecore ascore
score of IS points to their opponents 9 9when twhen Awhen
when the accident occurred Owing to tothe tothe tothe
the injury to Maloney IaIone and the fact thatno that thatno thatliO
no man was on band to take his paeethe place placethe pacethe
the game was called calledMaloney canedMaloney calledMaloney
Maloney before the accident accf ent was waseasily wase6lly waseasily
easily the star of the game and won wonapplause wonapplause wonapplause
applause from time me to time me by b his hisdaring blsdaring hisdaring
daring rushes through the line linei lIDeASKED lineASKED
i ASKED TO BE BURIED BURIEDIN
IN MOTHERS GOWN GOWNA
A request that she be burled clothed ctothtdjin cloth clothin clothedin
jin in her mothers gown go n wearing a long longwhite ionSwhite longwhite
white ktmone over that and a silk com comforter comCorter cornfoster
foster about her neck was as revealed to today todav today ¬
day as the last wish of Katharine G GiLeuter GL GLester
iLeuter L Lester ter in her will filed with the probate probausclerk probateclerk probateclerk
clerk clerkIt clerkIt clerkIt
It also makes a gift of 11000 to Dr DrHenry DrHenry
I Henry Hurtt for his attention during
her last illness She leaves 33000 OOO each eachto echtf
to tf t her sisters and brothers Mrs ors Betty Bett BettHaerstack
Haveratack Mrs Irs Anne Breams W V p pCockey PCocke PCoekey
Cockey Cocke and Otto I L Cockey Cocke She asked askedto
to be burled in a a grave beside her herI hermother hermother
I I mother
Theres not much joy jO In being a afreelance afreeknee afreelance
freelance cab driver in Washington jWashlngtonthese Washingtonthese Washingtonthese
these days according to 210 21 of the theprofession theprofession theprofession
profession who are busily busH d dJ tcusstngtoda < cussing cusshigtoday cussingtoday
today toda the formation of The Owners Ownersand Ownersand Ownersand
and Drivers of Public Vehicles Protective Pro Protective Protecthe ¬
tective Association AssociationTaxlcabe A8sociatloTaclcab AssociationTaxicabs
Taxicabs and hotel cab drivers be belong belong belong ¬
long to one trust they say and theyhave they theyhave theybve
have reduced the earning rnln powers of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the freelance so much that horses as aswell MWell aswell
well as drivers miss meals now and andtben andt1len andteen
teen the independent drivers claim
MANY TOWNS BURN BURNIN
IN FOREST FIRES FIRESWhole FIRESVhole FIRESWhole
Whole Country at Mercy of ofFlames ofFlames ofFlames
Flames Sweeping Over OverNorthern OverNorthern OverNorthern
Northern Michigan MichiganDETROIT MichiganDETROIT MichiganDZrROLT
DETROIT Mica Xe Oct iLThe 17 TiM forest forestUrea fereetJlrM foresttires
Urea are still racing la Cteeboygaa aaelnZRPrHotue CheboyganPresiue l lPresttue
Presttue late and Alpeca courtier coaa N ac according ac accordill socording > ¬
cordill cording < < tw advkes today from fireswept iresweptnorthern firesweptnorthern
I
northern MlchigaaAlpena Michigan MichiganAlpena JIIlci cA cAAlpena
Alpena City la agate In a sand great dwager dwagerand I
and Cnebaygan is entirely > surrounded surroundedby
by fire oa the three land rUa The Thei Theflames
names are nweeptna = over peat areas areashourly areashourly nIa8hourly
hourly and lid raJlroaa communication in inthe iAthe tothe
the burned bwr l COMB counties tie haw been prmcrJeai prmcrJeaiiy IIMCIc IIMCIcIy
iy suspended suspendedburning suspendedTta ade4 ade4TN
TN ksiewa wa deed WM peened in tdreburning tile
burning b of th Ute relief re ef train oat oC M Jht2 Metzare Jht2TIm tz tzare
are rU
THE Dom DlAfWILLIAM DIAbWILLUX DomWILLLAM
WILLIAM BARAJErr brakema bIak Al AlIMU AIPtD8
PtD8 IMU
ARTHUR t LEE fireman Aipena AipenaMRS AlpenaMRS IIILMRS
MRS GEORGE CICERO CICEROMARGARET CICEROXARGR CICEROMARGARET
MARGARET CICERO a aged ed twe tweG3ORGE tweGZORGE twoGEORGE
GEORGE CICERO a aged ed five fiveJOHN aYeJOIL fiveJOHN
JOHN KONITCZNY KONITCZNYMRS KO KONITCZNYMRS ITCZ Y YXR
MRS XR JOHN KONITCZNYJOSEPH KONITCZNY KONITCZNYJOSEPH KO TCZNY TCZNYJOSEPH
JOSEPH JOHN nd HELZN KON1TCZN KO KOM1TCZNV KONITCZNY
M1TCZNV Y aged two three ad sevenrespects seven sevenrespecti 811 811re6pedi
respects 1y 1yKR8 iyMR y yMRS
MR MRS FttMA HARDIES HARDIESPAULi HARDIESPALL1 HARDLESPALLE
PAULi PALLE > E HARDIES HARDIESMART HARDIESR HARRIESMART
MART R and MINNIE HARDIES HAJU > IltS IltSth aged apedthree agedthre
thre th three and d fight fightROBERT ightROBERT ht htROBERT
ROBERT WAGONER W AGO R ag agedd d sire vtoeJOHN 1 sireJOHN Ite IteJOHX
JOHN > ORWICKY unknown unknownfound UDImowaffund maa maafound
found neat village roasted alive alhreFRFD aliveD lift liftFRl
FRFD FRl FRIifoand D VAG lilAGNKR R and WIFE bodies bodiesfound 1 octte octtefoancl
found in ruins of farmhouse near earIIeU earIIeUDetreit grist MetzDetroit gristDetroit
Detroit Bishop Is Safe SafeBtehop SafeBishop
Bishop Bi8h Charles D Wflname of Detroit De
troIt who is in the Are district of ofPresoue ofPresque
Presque Isle county count is safe a at atI8R t Chejugaa Chebjoj Chebjojgan
1 1HalflDtJVn
gan after beta betDc firebound bo8ad two days in inHagensvilk mHagetrevilk
Hagensvilk The Wshop escaped e fromMetz from fromietz f1OlllWeu
Metz > ietz in a bogy shortly before tae t e Are liredestroyed Aredestroyed JireMstroyed
destroyed the town He had a a number numberof
of O narrow w escapes before reaching r aC IDg Cbc Cbcboygan Cheboygan Chcboygan
boygan boyganA
A rebel train t attempted to make its itsway itsy itsway
way y out of Cbeboyg Che oypn gan n last night but butwas butwas
was 88 forced to turn ba bak k Many small saialltowns smalltowve
towns are cut cT from cemmuniat conununloatlun conununloatlunand tOIIUIIUI1j t1tHt t1tHtaM on onand
and may nave suffered sulC ivd the f fa fate e of ofxtz ofMtz
xtz
The people to the north are franticand frantic franticand fraatleand
and in n despair r It Is almost al1D08tto tmpoacib tntpnssibteto tmpoacibboygan
to get an IftteU mteiligent eDt story niit eC C1te C1teboypn Cheboygan
boygan and Alpena the centers wf the theOre tIMOre thefire
Ore district districtDetails districtDetails districtDetails
Details ef f Metz Horror HarrarTh HerrerrbP HorrorThe
Th The < survivors of the Meta horror tell tellheartrending tellbtartrendhl tellheartrending
heartrending < < stories of their experience experienceWhen experlleMeWhen experienceWhen
When the train pulled pull out of 0 M Meta tz the thegreedy theSTeeJ thegreedy
greedy ttaipes were then licking up th thtown the thetown
and am In every eV8l direction great masses massesof massesof
of smoke were rotlina up from tnt t JK
burnins stashinss The rb women and ohd
dren had beet lorded in an open steel Ffeelgondola steelgondola eel
gondola so that if the box cars caught
fire they would not be ioatlned lOlU ted inside i
But two miles out of Meta etz there was a aorunchirg 3runchjrg aerunchlrg I
orunchirg roar aid 04 the engine en dipped
from the rails at a burned bu out culvert
Al AU around the flames were re rolling up i
and before the people could get out the thecars tJMcars thecars
cars the th < billows of fire swept down on onthe ont onthe
the t e train and cremated t the e defenseless defenselesswcmen deien3deaswcn1en defenselesswcmen
wcmen and Bel children ehl lying IYID < < in th t the open opencar ovencar opencar
car Mothers turned tu to corpses with withtheir withth4lr withtheir
their babies cla clasped In their arms rmai One Onewoman Oftewoman Onewoman
woman with a child in each ch arm leaped
from the oar ar and ran shrieking up the theThe ttetlaek thetrack
track a moving pillar of fireThe fire fireThe
The charred bodi bodies t were picked us U IN
feet away awa from the t e train when rescuers rescuers
Anally reached the scene of the tragedy tragedyPLANS tngecIyPLANS tragedyPLANS
PLANS WATER TEST TESTChief TESTChIe TESTChief
Chief Belt oa Monday M nda at 2 p JIl will willgive willive willgive
give ive a practical demonstration domo atratioft of orhigh the tnehigh thehigh
high pressure lire protection system S teIR at atEighteenth atEighteenth atEighteenth
Eighteenth and U streets atree i northwest northwestInvitations nertltwelitIltaUons northwestInvitations
Invitations to witness the test art axt ex
tended to the Board B > rd of Trade Ciao dMunfaerof er
of Commerce and citizens
Organization Is Completed CompletedBy
By Free Lance Cab Drivers I
President Johnson of the associa a ¬
tion which was born last a t night nl ht de declares declares ¬
clares that test cases will be brought h t
In the courts to prove that the taxi taxicabs taxJcaDs taxicabs
cabs and hotel drivers are rft violating
the law every day by soliciting trade tradeIt tradeIt
It is pointed out by President Johnson Johnsonl JobIa8ontbat Johnsonthat
that l a it Is i Il < M Mthe
a violation of the Jaw for terthe forthe
the taxicabs s and ad hotel cb drivers to tosolicit tos tosolicit
s solicit Uelt ether than hotel tra4 undo It Itwants and n4 b bwants be bewants
wants the eo sour r to 1Mlek1t1t baek ba k rep p Ms ats atsion opta optalon eplaion
ion
PRESIDENT SMILES 1ILESON SMILESON SMIISON
ON GREET d dMakes CROWnS CROWnSMakes
Makes Short Address at atPerformance atPerfCFJlance atPerf
Performance Perf c ance in the theMorning theMorniFlg theMorning
MorningTELLS Morning MorningTELLS MorniFlgTELLS
TELLS SCHOOL TOTS TOTSTHEY TOTSTHEY TOTSTHEY
THEY ARE CHARMING CHARMINGCongratulates CHARMlNGCongratulates CHARMINGCongratu
Congratu Congratulates ates Fairylike Cast at ofWondef 0 0Woader atWonder
Wonder Players aadLaucls aadLauclsPlaygrotKids acid Laws LawsPaygrotiw1s s sPlaygrottDds
PlaygrotKids Meveraeat MeroeemenLI
I I 1 Program of o Plays Pkysi Playsrite
i At White rite Hou HouPanama HouI ou ouPandora
I Panama PaD 4K4 and tile Myste MysteQuicksilver XyateI Bex Bexi
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CHARAQuicksilver CHARA S
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Quicksilver QuicksilverTheo Erie Blind Bttadoge BItacITheo BlindTheo
Theo TheoShepherd George oge Vivian VivianSydney VIvianEhepherd Vivianshepherd
Shepherd ShepherdHate Sydney Oreesistreet OreesistreetJ < k kSaxre eeastreet eeastreetre
Hate J Saxre re Crawtey CrawteyAleth ClawlerGreedStaDJey CrawleyGreed
GreedStaDJey Greed Drewttt DrewtttAletbeeA DrewlttAletha
Aleth AletbeeA Aletha e eHop Agnes KHott Scott ScottLode ScottHope
Hope HopPanda ulAlel ulAlelI Lode Cote CoteViolet GMePanderaViolet
Panda PandaSbophorda PanderaViolet Violet Vivian
I Sbophorda She I r pit r1 sod Y1I I
higere higereSoreA
EceaA ee e A glade ar Mouat xotXiag O 31ympns 31ympnsBing > y pu puK
K Xiag g Midas fiU tie G Golden 3ea TMM TMMCHAJRACTERS Touch TMdLCTERS TouchCHARACTERS
CHARACTERS CHAJRACTERSQ CHARACTERSQdd CTERS
Qdd Q cks ver er Eric BttBd BttBdKtar BIIIItI1iJII BlindZang
Ktar 1iJII MUM l Ben Greet GreetKing Gr Grof GreetSing
King of MessabtuStanley JI StaAIQ DrewittTheseus Drewitt DrewtttTheseus DrewittT
Theseus T Heary Hen Willis WStIIA WHttaSteves
A Fruit sJIerJoba Seller John NortJMrats NortJMratsYIvIaa Northants NorthantsSlavesF
Steves SlavesF P Stjriueur Se m ur Geo Vivian YivteaHelen YIvIaaHeIeD VivianHelen
Helen Lac Lwda a Cole ColeLed CoteIeda ColeLode
Led Agiea Ellett Scott ScottZoe ScottZoe ScottZoe
Zoe image TaylorPrfaeeae Taylor TaylorTriaceas Ta7lorPrIDcetI
Triaceas MarysoldRstit Marygold J ITpId Rtttfc Vivian VhrfaaifeO V VivianMen La LaXea
Men women captives soldiers at attendauis attellda4ur atterrda
terrda tendauis tendauisScene tellda4urSeeaeTbe sa saSceneThe
Scene SeeaeTbe The Kings Palace PalaceMount JMB JMBMouat near nearaunt
Mount aunt Olympus OlympusSoldiers 0I7Ja OlymposSoldiersCadets
SoldiersCadets Soldiers Cadets of Com Companies E and andG andG ad adGIi
G GIi Ji S So a aThe C CThe CThe
The ChUdren idreoElia Ella Deane Alice AloeWoodeum AliceWoodcum AJIoeWoodIiwa
Woodcum Emma Lhrersay Ida IdaBrinder IdaBrindle waBriDde
Brindle Ruth Fletcher Leona LeonaBrown LeoDaBrown LeonaBrown
Brown Amy JDT Marsh Ruth Kua Kuhne Kuanet KuIIuet
net ne Cora c Haraer ner Eva BainRena Baxttw BaxttwB BarlIaRMa
B RMa na i Htowoed HCorn HCornEva wood Sarah SarakMao SarahMary 7 7Fletcher
Mao GraM Mary Jordan JordanFletcher Iia ks ksF1eteber
Fletcher Fajmie Cofcrte Min MinSoperiJOaaeeswed M I te teI
I Soper Jaa ee Boyd George Beyd BeydEarl Yd
= SoperiJOaaeeswed SoperiJOaaeeswedGeorgee = Georgee rBs rBsd
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Earl d WoottMsd 3yxw Hagee HageeY e eYost 1
Y Yeae Yost m are a pretty pre y yPre and goee looking spec ofeetadc spectole
tadc yowrserwe yowrserweMoraiag yonroelsesPresident
Pre President We3t Roosevelt slipped out or o2tie
tie e ex executive oiees long enough t this thismorning ia
morning to come e over er Sad greet eet the tbatkottettnds theDds thethassends
tkottettnds Dds attending atti the seeoM seeodaypreeeatatiot CQeoadday CQeoaddaypresentation y yprtatioa
presentation of two of Hawthorne Hawtlionwawonder Hawt Hawthornewonder onIeit onIeitwoMer
wonder tales l by j the i e Bea GneetWood GneetWoodktwm G Greet et Wood WoodJaW1t Woodlawa
ktwm Players and after it < < making the theheart theMarl theheart
heart of every actor glad with iit a a theory e theoryword eneeryword eery eeryword
word and ad a handshake Dlls ake yielded to the theapplauding theappla theaPPiudig
applauding appla demands of the t e hundreds of ofschool oisdtooI ofs
school s e ooi children el ldrea present KeeItt and made e a ashort as > i ishort
s short orl address throwing the iJteqtIOte4 bouquets4uoied bouquets houqucfcoMoted
qtIOte4 oMoted above as he e left the improvised inprovieedstage hpco1 improvisedSaise Md Md5U1Je
stage stageA SaiseA
A perfect rnrting was w s that presented presentedon prese ted
on the t e White W1 te House grounds g when the theottidoor tileCMlt theoutdoor
outdoor CMlt oor performances opened epeIM at 10 10oclock 10odoek 10oclock
oclock this mooting Nature hud pro provided ploTiiei provided ¬
vided h her r very v < < y best the day was ideals idealsthe ideal idealthe Jde4tJttt
the crowds ceow happy ppy in anticipation of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the unique s iqlte treat and ad the t e net etors < < rs s them themselves t themselves eBa eBaselves ¬
selves seemingly y imbued with the very veryapproprhxtenesA veryappropriateee ery
I approprhxtenesA of it all allAs aUAs allAs
As upon yesterday yeeter y when society
tamed out m force Pandora and Ad theMischief the theMteehief theWl8eklet
Mischief Box and Bd Midas and the Gold Golden Golden Golden ¬
en Touch were presented pre eate4 to the tlte1n tlte1nSUBted en anstinted enstinted
stinted applause of school children fon toni toniparellts fontparents i iparents
parents teachers members of theBoard the theBoard theBoard
Board of Education aDd an audience audleDceeosmepoIitaa as ascosmopolitan ascosmopolitan
cosmopolitan ag it was representative representativeDuring repneeatativeDuri representativeDuring
During Duri the tenminute teDll Dute intermission iotfflRis iol1 between be between between ¬
tween the two plays the Marine Bandbegan Band Bandbegan B u1d u1dbe
began be < < n a medley of patriotic airs heraldha herald heralding JleraldIn ¬
ing In the approach of the President wno wnohad wnohad woohad
had signified st6nilii1 drohis his intention of leaving leavingaffairs leavtngaftairs ng ngaffairs
affairs of state for a few moments ts and andbecoming aa aRcIbecoming < l lbecoming
becoming part of the festive outdoor outdoorscene out4loolene outdoorscene
scene scenePresident scenePresident ene
President Roosevelt Roo evelt first stopped 1Itop at atthe atthe
the back of the natural stage where he heshook hea1hOOk heshook
shook hand with the various actors actorsstill actorstilt
still In costume tume A few moments later laterhe laterhe
he emerged from behind me dump oS oStrees ottrees oftrees
trees and D4 with brisk strides and Ad his hiscustomary hIseuftoma hiscustomary
customary euftoma smile i14all advanced ed to the front frontof trontor frontof
of the small stage Ka e and faced the cheering cheer cfoeertoc cheerme
toc school children He said saidWord aaWWord saidWord
Word for Piaygrraads Piaygrraadstell
I w wish to say a word of greeting 10 10tell i o otell
tell you ou how welcome you are e hers and andnow andAoW andhow
now glad lael we are to see you on toy toyWhite tusWhite th thl
White l lte House grounds us not only tnet tnetgrownups t t1ttgroDU e egrownups
grownups but more especially e the ch 1 1dren 1dren 1dren
dren On your behalf as wen as zny znyligation I1Yown myown
own I want to express our sense of 00 00IIp onligation
ligation IIp Oll to Mr Greet and his company companyfor COMPAnfor companyfor
for coming comIn hare today and m such Ji gen generous genemus en enerous ¬
erous style giving 8i half to the work o othe ot ottlte ofthe
the playgrounds association associationWe a8 OdatioD OdatioDe
We e owe to them not only our enter eatertalnment entertainment ter tertalnment ¬
talnment of yesterday afternoon and smdthis a1dtal andthis
this tal morning morn and that profit that must mustcone mustCORe mustcome
cone from a play done in this manner mannerbut mannerbut aDfOr aDfOrNt
but we owe to them a substantial IlUb taatJal taatJalvneemeRt ad advancement aayaneemeat ¬
vancement in the movement for secur securing 3eeQ1Jntr securing ¬
ing better playground facilities for thechildren the thechildren tbeclIlldrea
children of Washington WashingtonOn aahiDatOBOn
On your behalf as wen as nine ninetherefore minetherefore E EtMrefOIe
therefore aad on behalf of the city of ofWashington orV ofWashington
Washington V ton I want to express tot this thisft thisfr thisft
ft salon my sense of obligation to MrGreet Mr MrGreet XrGreet
Greet and those associated with wttbdID wttbdIDGoodby him himGoodby himGoodby
Goodby and lid good luck to all of 0 you youYou youYou youYou
You are a pretty goodlooking 1ookIDg spectacle spec spectacle spectacle ¬
tacle yourselves yourselvesThousands yourMIV8dT1M1SaJt youraelveeTheusaarls
Thousands S Are Awed AwedThere AwedTbttrtt AwedThere
There could hardly be imagined a more morepicturesque morepleturMCIae morepicturesque
picturesque and beautiful scene than thanthat tbanthat thanthat
that feasted upon by thousands of eyes eyesat eyesat eyesat
at the historic White hlte House grounds groundsthis pOODdsthis groundsthis
this morning mcrnincIn mcm mcmlR morningIn
In and Del out of the autumntinted foil foliage foUage foilage ¬
age came tbe entsh little actors and actresses ac actresses aetre ¬
tresses tre aes a score of WasMngton boys and andgirls andiris andgirls
girls iris having been added t 1D the anted totedBen antedBen tec1 tec1R
Ben < R Greet east a The my rays of mm la laCMMneed inOIetIILtUld fttcontinued +
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