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Fair c Continued Tonight TonightNUIIBTiIt d Cold ColdTonight old r Qrhc he a hiU tou o Qrimc QrimcI I I LAST EDITION EDITIONNUMBER I Iv INUI
Capital CapitalTO Shivering On Its ItsColdest ItsColdest ItsColdest
Coldest Day of theYear the theYear theY
Even the Southern States Are AreComing AreComing AreComing
Coming In for Their Share ShareOF ShareOf ShareOf
OF Frost FrostThis FrostThis FrostThis
This is the coldest flay of the year yearThere yearI yearITherc yearThere
There may be a few people in thecity the thecity thfdt
city dt who have not been compelled to towalk towalk tocalk
walk tho streets today to whom this thiswill thisJ1l thiswill
will will be news If thoro Is anyone who whohas whohas whohas
has been out and doosnt know it his hiscuticle hiscuticle
cuticle Is so callous it needs tha atten attentlon attenJI attent
JI j t tlon of a physician VhliQI VhliQIBut physicianBut
But tho real live news in this story storyIK storyII
IK II that tonight will bo Ute coldest night nightat nightOf nightRf
at tho year yearThis yoarThis yearThis
This is the one beat be t bet of the Weather WeatherBureau VcatherBureau
Bureau today todayThis todayThis
This is s the th coldest day d of the year yearthroughout yearthroughout car carthroughout
throughout the East according to tho thoweather thoeather theweather
weather man The temopraturs was 8 8 8degrees 8eaees 8degrees
degrees eaees above zero in Washington Shlngton ant antbelow antfi and andb
fi below belo in Indianapolis where the mer mercury mercu mercury ¬
cury cu reached its lowest mark markIt markIt markIt
It happened tills way wayA Wf1tA wayA
A rampant high became engaged OrJ agod ina in inR
R 1 controversy with a weak but sproady sproadyHow sproady1o sproadylow
How 1o somewhere In tho northwest northwestRealizing northwe6lRealizing northwestReallzfng
Realizing Its weakness woakn S6 the low start started started talld ¬
ed d east on a gallop with tho high In Inpursuit 11pursuit Inpursuit
The Low Out At Sea SeaTho ScaThe SeaThe
The low put out to Host 80 on the tall tallof tallof tailof
of tho blizzard and the high was waxdelayed wasdelayed wuelnycd
delayed in crossing cre elng the Mississippi Iie6h tppl a afew afEW afen
few days but reached r ached the coast < ac acc accnrdlng acc
c cnrdlng rdlng to tho Weather Bureau schedule schedulelast schedulelast cheduleInet
last evening eveningTho eveningThe Enlng EnlngThr
The area of low 10 temperature extends extendsas t nd8 nd8as
as far couth as 8 the southern part of ofFlorida otIorld oforida
Florida Iorld freezing frezJJI temperature havtntr havtntreon llmecn havlnirpen
eon reported r > thfgolldngfrJt1p1t thfgolldngfrJt1p1tJ1Ch this Aborning err frairJupit fretarJuptorhirh r rhrh
hrh is some dtoance d ance south of theenter th thtenter the thentr
enter ntr of tho State No reports have havecccn haveCitt1 haveteen
cccn received r hem as to the amount of oftJomago otamagn ofarragn
tJomago amagn done to the orange Erov groves rov 8 and andle andIt andi
le i e early vegetables Varmng was glv glvn glvth
n the th planters of th the impending cold coldivave coldvae coldvave
ivave twentyfour tvent Cour hours before its ar arrival aral aral ¬
rival al and the Weather Bureau officials officialsthink oC offlctalsthink cials cialsthInk
think they had ample time to protect protectthemselves prt protectthemselves > tect tectthemsfIe
themselves from great loss lossTho IONTho t tThe
Tho temperature will begin to rise rl te temorrow t9morrow tomorrow
morrow the experts promise and by bySaturday bySatu bySatunlay
Saturday Satu rd a the cold snap will 11I b be a thing thingof thingof
of the past This Thl is the condition con lUon of ofthings orthings ofthings
things in the far West where th the cold coldwave coldwave coldwave
wave originated In Bismarck S D the thetemperature thetemperature thetemperature
temperature rose rOf fifty ftrt degrees in twenty twentyfour tent tentfour twentyfour
four hours which indicates what hat Old OldBol OldSol OldSol
Sol did to the itinerant high when he herecovered heTfCoeretl berecovered
recovered from the shock the first f rst biting bitingblast blUn blUnbl bitinblast g
blast bl t gave ae him himSkating himSkating himSkating
Skating Not Good GoodTTnder Goodrnder Goodfader
fader ordinary condition this would wouldbe wouldbe woulden
be good skating V weather and there thereare thereIIre th thare en e
are a number of people who would like liketo Jlketo liketo
to skim along on the Ice but the con conditions conditions conditions ¬
ditions are not ordinary The Potomac PotomacAnd Potom Potemac e eand
c And the ponds around the city ur are 1 all allfrozen al alfruzen n nIcozen
frozen solid 114 and nd hard but the Ice toeto Is Istoo fatoo isand
too to o rough for skating Hundred < < h 8 ep 8ItOple f fpoopie
p poopie ople Journeyed to Chevy Chase Chaseto and andto
to the tidal basin n this morning mornln to try tryContinued tryConUnud t tryContinued
Continued on Page Fourteen FourteenWEATHER FourleenWEATHER FourteenWEATHER
The cold wave wa ve this morning covers coversthe coventhfl cove covethe
the eastern half of the country countr with withfrom wit witfrom 1tll 1tlltrom h
from IS I degrees to 37 degrees detrr below the theeeasonal theseuonal t h4 h4average
eeasonal average The line oC aoro 10 ternperature tem temperature temper1ture ¬
perature extends into northeastern Ken Kentucky Kentuck Kenlucky ¬
lucky tuck and the line of fredalng temper temperature tMnperalure temperature ¬
ature into the northern portion of south southern 1IOuthforD southFro ¬
forD Florida Flor Over the western half of ofthe oCthe o othe t
the country ountr temperatures have risen es especially it itdaJlY ¬
pecially daJlY in the Northwest where here is esI Is Isfrom I
from 25 5 degrees degrt to 60 degrees de n > ea warmer warmerCold walmerCold warmerCold
Cold weather will continue generally generallytonight generallytonight generaltonight
tonight over the eastern half of the thecountry thecountry th thcountry
country followed by b rising temperaturrriday temperature temperatureFriday t lftJMrature11rlda
Friday with JUt another severe freeze In Inthe Inth f fthe a
the th greater reater portion of Florida tonight tonightand tont tonightand ht htnnd
and frost to the Southern extremity extremitythe of ofthr orth
the th mainland mf nJAnd Fair weather w h8l will pre prevail prevltll peevain ¬
vail vailThe
The Th eastward movement of a low pres pressure pr ee eesure ¬
sure are area over the Northwest will II res reslJurr re reeult result r e esult
sult in a marked reaction to much high higher hh higher h her ¬
er temperatures ov over r th the central por portion portion pertion ¬
tion of the country by t Friday and over overthe overtbJ ove ovethg r
the eastern portion by Saturday Saturdayftorm NaturdayFtnrm
Rorm warnings are displayed U ptayed on the them th4tfnrth th thnorth e
north m > rth Pacific coast coastTh coa coastThe t tThp
The Th winds along alOlI the th New Nf England and andmiddle an4mlfldlt a amiddle
middle Atlantic < coasts eoa ta will be modestwest moderate moderatewrst moderatest e
west st to southwest on the south At Atlantic Atlantle Atlantie ¬
lantic coast light lI ht to moderate moderaterly west westerly westerl ¬
erly erl rly > becoming variable yarta lp on the tb east eastGulf ells ellsGulf t tGult
Gulf coast light and variable variableFORECAST varlbtYORECAT varlabieFORECAT
Fair cold old tonight minimum mint mum tempera temperature LearpenIllre tamperslure ¬
lure about 10 degrees Friday JlrtdayInudy partly partlyrlnudy aartl aartlInudy y
Inudy not so cold light to toIt moderate moderatewret t tw e
wret w eat It to south wtwda wtwdaTIDB wladTIDE
TOdJ1U Today High II tld tide 11 SB a sn and UM UML
r L m Low tMe tld21 id 4M 8 a m and lId 5 5TOnMrwh S a 115m m mM
TOnMrwh Tomorrowflub Tomorrowflub11t t ii Ua ri a in Gild
11 11t M p m it Low tide itl 1t a m6I m aM
6I 11 1 p m
R a m mam R
am amlA
lA l A a m 12
11 a n II
12 1 noon 17 17t 1 7
1 p m
2 p m
Sun u rises risesBun rifl 1 71 71Sun II IISun 6
11ARPI5TM5 lIARJ J fiS 1 KKRRV W Va 1ee 1eeI l > ee eeM eeTU
TU M I I rives Tht slightly light > rloudy this morn mornit
11 r I
PirT ltf I I lu t fl r i ih I Iott <
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ott t r bra J I y 11 t
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Bride and Her Mother MotherI I I
< r tnrJ aiteir aiteirMISS
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Family Party Goes to NewYork New NewYork NewYark
York for Marriage of Miss MissLouise MissLouise MissLouise
Louise Taft TaftThe TaftThe TaftThe
The Taft family am y party left Wash Washington Val Valinston ¬
ington early today too for New York Yorkto Yorkto
to attend the wedding of MleLouise Miss MissLiouiso I ILoui80
Louise Taft who will be mar married married married ¬
ried late Jat this afternoon to George GeorgeHogg GeorgeHogg GeorgeHogg
Hogg Snowden at tho homo of Henry HenryW Henr HenrTaCt HenryTaft
W Taft brother of tho PresIdent and andfather alldfather andfather
father of the bride The President PresidentMiss PrCt ProedrntAdes > dfnt dfntJolla
Miss Helen Taft and Robort Taft cjm cjmpcsed 1111 xnpcsed 1111p
pcsed p Hd tho party Mrs Irs Taffs III heaIUDrttentmg health healthDreventinK
DreventinK her attendance attendanceThe
The wedding will ill ho 0 a ariuiet nulet Q carajnony carajnonyoaljr oorllplonQuit oereptonyonly
Quit UM fcmHedtet families vff Dr Ofo Ofocouple Uti Uticouple tlfcouple
couple being ln present pro ent An elaborate cere eeromoray ceremony cerem ¬
moray m ony was dispensed with owing to the therecent therecent
recent tlMth of Mrs Horace Dutton DuttonTafl DullonTan DuttonTaft
Tan aunt oC lh the brideThe brIde bridnThe brIdeThe I
The bridegroom 1 J8 the son of Charles CharlesL
L > Snowden of Seattle Se ttle Wash and is isengaged isengaged
engaged cngag in the lumber business bu tneNI The Thecouple Thecouple Thecoup I
couple coup will spend a honeymoon of sev several 80Vral several
eral ral months traveling in Europe and andwill i
will 111 then take up Their residence Jdenee in inSeattle inSeattle I ISeattle
SeattleThe Seattle SeattleThe
The Th President will remain at the Taft Tafthnmp Tactbnmf Tafthemp I
hemp > this evening and nd will return to
Washington tomorrow morning morningVessels morningLAUNCHES morningLAUNCHES I
Vessels Belonging to Battle Battleships Battlehips Battleships ¬
ships Caught in New YorkHarbor York YorkHarbor YorkHarbor
Harbor Ice IceNKW IceI
NKW YORK Dec JtThree aTk Jauwek JauwekbeloA8tRg launches launchesbelonging launchesbelonging
belonging to battleships In the Northatlantic North NorthAtlantic XorUtAtlantle
Atlantic battleship fleet anchored In Inthe Inthe
the North river were sunk It today in en ¬ I
deavoring to plow plo through th the Ice at atthe atthe atthe
the river bunk where they sought totake to I Itake
take on board card JW 9 shivering sailor Mllorho whv
had been unable alt night to got to t I II
their ships ships1t
I It was only onl by bringing hrtn tfttr up a powerful powerfulj powerfulsteel I
j steel 1 tug tu from the navy yard that a I
I hole was broken through throu h the Ire pack I Ito
sufficient to permit the launches to pass
The west wing began Jaramn Jamming Ice iceaftafnst i
l against the Manhattan side of the th river riveearly r I II
early last nl night t and by JO 0 oclock when whenmost whenmo whenm
I most mo m o ost t of the shore ore loaves expired there therewas tnorewas
was 1 IfIJ feet of ice piled in the river riverI
I Through this the launches tried trt all allnight aUnl
night nl ht and part rt of t
1 ° today to plow plo a w WAY WAYI wayThree y yThree
I Three Crews In WaterThe Water WaterTh WaterThl
I Th The first of the great steel launches
I built for hard work to sink was launch Guar h
j No i of the th battl battleship baU + iip ip Wisconsin Wisconsinwhich Vi eontlln eontllnwhich
< which tried to break through the ice at
Xiietystxth Ni etysixth street A 1 halt submerged lIubtner ed edi
i young IrelMrg pounded j hole In n her
bow and nd the water rushing In caused
j I her boiler to explode Her live sailors sail or rs i
I I were thrown into tho ice water but butrug a attU
ItuR rug roana managed e < 1 to smash her way to the theice th e i
ice and pull them th m out tl with lth th boathooks boathooksAll b athook 1 1all
All suffering terribly ffnihJ from exposure exposureSteamer expotturei exposureSteamer
i Steamer No o ° of the Minnesota Un llt3 got gotntxed go goateed ot otued t
i > ntxed ued up Uf In I the t Ice floes u elf Ninety Ninetyseventh
seventh iftlUt street tltr t lout her propeller and
i j wandered aimlessly Iml y about u In they th t ice iceuntil Ie Ieuntil kuntil e
until her bottom bott m was torn t rn out and andshe andshesunk JUtdI writ writsunk e
I sunk Boats Bola from the WiaconsHt W Wircoa f4 f4I and andI ande ftd ftd100000tkut
I Connecticut picked her crew crt out of o the thei th thgrater e
I i water and a ad seat them t to e the ships p hos hosauajper h4Nka
> > ka
auajper > r Xo I of tile Kansas X had a ahot aSa
3 hole hot punch poached la her stem al aIII aIIII filled filledIraffjMly Ailedi
I Obe U not down wn W beled
t rapidly y t go being beingsuaaerted ° f
suaaerted ed by ta tile Ice bet bar a r water wslersoaked waterclew t
I soaked crew had to leap frwa Iceberg Icebergto k
to iceberg to roach the shore and cm l they theytoo Y Ytee
too ha had to BJO to t a hesaital for the thetaawtsjg thet I Iu
taawtsjg u out treatatent treatatentj tro tasent I
j i Warships W Ottt of f Fespioen Faai FaaiOMcsrs It ItI
OMcsrs Oftkenad sad awn later wore forced ta taand tetIf8 t tde e
I tIf8 io one of tta rile docks away dt dawn dawnand wa tewa tewaand
and gel a boat to t tithe > tte theta up UM UMchannel 1
cha channel N to a tli h A AIt 504 1
It has been tonpuaslbl to get t f ffoods fresh freshfoods f8htood8 t
foods and meat to t the hoot but tug tughas IU IUba t thas ug
has beta chartered eha to start from down downtown ftownI ¬
I town and tight h her w xa a y > up to t the fleet fleeti set sett 1 1I
i Kvrry EI 1 trr > Innjr in jl wnlfniiiff Jf > nillj the it I fll1 dingo 1 1I
I tit j iqt U c ot 1rnr ti r tolr Tntat hatI4 tll wri writ 1 1j
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1 1Former
Former Member of Four FourBrothers FourBrothers FourBrothers
Brothers Assassinated As a sinated inMysterious in inMysterious inMysterious
Mysterious Way WayNEW WayN5W WayNIB
NEW YORK Doc 39 39The the hc war r of ofthe I I
the t he Chinese Chino e Tongs has been renewedwith renewed renewedwith renetIC I
with increased vigor and 8 1 today the po police police police ¬
lice admit that they tho roar grave results resultsfrom re raspterfrom ullll ullllrrom
from the murder earlier in the day o oAh of ofAh orAh
Ah Hoon Hoona a noted not Chinese Chine e actor whowait who whowas whowu
was formerly a member of the Four FourBrothers FourBrothers FourBrothers
Brothers which however he deserted desertedfor desertedfor
for the On Leong Tons TonsAh TongsAh
Ah Hoon was killed it is said tel In re retallatlon realiation I ItallAtion
tallatlon t for the murder last Monday Mondaynight j i
night of Low Fug Fu Fug treasurer of the theFour theDJlr theTour j
Four DJlr Brother V uers and I9W Jtu0 JUIko Jv another anotherFour LN Uaer I 1
Pour T Brother ether who were were assassinated atocl by bymembers bymembers
members of the On Leong Leon < < Tong at UPell 31 31Pell Wfc WfcPell
Pell street streetCommissioner streetCommissioner
Commissioner Com meoInn < r Baker < has h w thrown scoresof scores scoresof
of policemen and plain clothes men into intoChinatown fatoChinatown I
Chinatown today and admits that an anotlior anotJGr another
other Tong war is s fearedThe feared fearedThe
The On Leongr Tongs and the FourBrothers Four j
Brothers have been at deadly enmity enmitysince enmityInce enmitysince
since > > the murder of Elsie Slgel by byLeon byLoon byLeon i
Leon Line Lln a member of the On Leonic LeonicTongs LeongTongs I
Tongs and the th > i Four Brothers did their j
beet to aid the police in capturing him himwhile himwhile
while tho On Leong Leon Tonga Ton a successfullyaided successfully successfullyaided
aided him to escape etICA
Ah Hoon was thirtyfive years old andwas and andwas andWAS
was assistant stage manager mana er and anactor an anactor n I Iactor
actor In the Chinese Theater at 5 Doyer Doyerstreet DoyelHe Doyerstreet
street He was popular with the othermembers other othermembers othermembers
members of the Chinese colony and andwas AndWIUf andwas
was well ell known In San Francisco In Inthe Inthe j
the Pacific coast coe t city Ah Hoon was anardent an anardent j jardent
ardent member o the Four Brothersand Brothers Brothersand Brothersand
and wa twits associated in lh the theatrical theatricalbusiness theatricalbusing I Ibuslneu
business with Jo QuanWhen Quan QuanWhen Quanrhen
When rhen six years ago Ah Hoon cam camin came cameio e
io New York he decried the Four FourBrothers FourBrothers
Brothers Uroth nt > and Joined tie On Leone LeongTongs Leonerongs Loon LoonTongs g I
Tongs The Four Brothers bated him ht htfor m gm j jfor Iror
for this act Ct and It is s believed selected selectedhim Itlectedhim selectedhim
him as their victim j j
Yesterday ha h received the death n no notke notics j jtlce
tics and was greatly unnerved un rved Hej He I3 I3made e j imade
made preparations to leave Xew York Yorkuntil Yorkuntil Yorkuntil
until the feud r ud had died out but b t took tookhi too toohis k I
hi his part as usual in th the cast ca at th thChinese the theChinese theChln t
Chinese Chln theater the ttr last night nl ht going t this to o j
hi his home next door after the perform performa p form i IAliCe
a AliCe Graceel ce through throu h a secret passageway JNUIII < < eway that thathad thatnu1 thehe t
he heGrace had el been pre prepared > ared for him him As he hereached heea h hreached e j
reached ea hed his room shots were ere heard heardWhen i i
When other Chinese actors In the house houserushed houllerttihed hou hourushed
rushed to Alt Iloons r09m room they found formehim I j
him shot hot to death There was no other otheChlnainan r I j IChinaman i
Chinaman in night MI ht How the murderers murdererille murdererescaped s j
escaped e c ped the police cannot guess guessTh guessThe
The Th police have arrested arr led as material I i iwitnesses
witnesses Mrs Clara S Quern widow widowof widowor wSdn
of Jo Qu Quail n the Chinese Chlne actor a tor of San SanFrancisco SanFrAncisco Sa SaFrancisco n j
Francisco with whom All Hoon lived livedand livedAnd livedand I
and Lee l e Jung a friend of Ah Moonsliving Boon Hoonsliving BoonIIvln
living IIvln in the same 8a 1 house but admit admitthey admfthey t j
they do not suspect IIUSP8 < t them of the muruer mur murucr muror
ucr uer or
Detectives Eluded EludedIt
It developed today that three of the theshrewdest theahrewdeet tl tlshrewdest to
shrewdest of Captain Cap lln Gulvlns deter detectives detertlves I IUetJ
tives were guarding Ah Hoon but were werepowerless werepOwtrHfl werepowerless
powerless to tf prevent t vent his atisasslnation atisasslnationAh ulnatlon ulnatlonAh
Ah Hoon appealed to Police Captain CAptainGalvin CaptalGslvin n
Galvin yesterday for protection declar declaring declaring
ing he knew he was to be killed killedWhen killedWhen
When Ah Hoon went to I the th theater r
last night three tl1T detective a Accompanied Accompaniedhim ed
him remained throughout tht ottfthout the perform performance JMrtonnance ¬
ance and then returned return home with Ah AhHoon A Alloon h i iHoon
Hoon ordering him as they left notopen not to toofum Lon
open n his door for any an one on The warning warningwae warns rag i it
was t evidently not heeded for a few fewmoments f w
moments later Ah Iloon was w shot ahottenth to todeath toflMth t °
Ah Boon was a8 the singing singing glng comedian comedianIn I
III the popular play The Daughter l of ofthe orthe n nthe f
the One Thousand Dragon of the Sun SunDEATH SunDEATH
TO TERM IN JAIL JAILHousebreaker JAILHousebreaker JAI L
Housebreaker SwallowsQuantity Swallows QUlntity of o oPoison I I IPoison
Poison in Court HouseLockup House HouseLockup HouseLockup
Lockup LockupfUVTlMORB LockupJU1TlNOa LockupRALTI1liORR
fUVTlMORB Dec 3Fnu > c M MKssmisty C Ca
Kssmisty who thpaiMtVed walkw a a quantity ryYa tity of ofcorrosive o t ttyre
corrosive anbtisMMlc ttt ta the e court rt be belostfro house houseprefeir MeUMJodI tyre tyree I
lostfro JodI Oft DerfllftttH s declaring he heoeern4 h hpreferred e
preferred prefeir oeern4 4 death th to a ate term In n the M peal ai aitentflary 1 1tenttarY
tentflary died 1 at t that Institution this th s I IMKntna I
MKntna Death Deat was d filer f In Intestinal IntestinaltrovM tnt IaesAlnatrewbtt tn1 tn1tr I
trovM tr brought bro t on by the taklttgthe taking of ofin 0 I IIhp
the in potion potoonKnn potionKennedy I In
Knn Kennedy n 1y y wa was about Iwinv IWfII 11 rix i yfwj vpMrI parill it I
11 Wit hlnRJ tlaryr I wit rnthIC h hrIF
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Many Objections Found to toPresent toPresent toPresent
Present Method of Gov Governing Governing Governing ¬
erning District DistrictSOME DistrictSOME DistrictSOME
Bringing In of An Outsider toManage to toManage toManage
Manage AffailsWould Affairs Affai Would Be BeOpposed BeOpposed BeOpposed
Opposed OpposedBy
By JAMES HAY H Y Jr JrFriends Jrri JrFriends
Friends ri > OO8 of the President are author authority authori authority
ity i I today for the statement that the thedifficulty theurllcul1y thedlfflculty
difficulty < he has experience in finding findingsuitable flndlnlultablo findingsuitable
suitable men to all lI the vacancies on onhe onhe onhe
he Board of District Commissioners has hasstrengthened hasstrengthene hasstrengthened
strengthened his behalf that either some sonvhange somqhange somehangs
hange must be made madoln in the form of oftho ottho ofthe
tho local govornir Jovornrrent ent 81 er r that the sal talarlos salarl88 salrias
arlos a rias of the Commlse4on CommJ Commleeioneps toners rs must be ma materially materiallY materially ¬
terially increased if not doubled doubledMr doubtedMr
Mr 1 Tafts attitude fe J described by bythose b bthotl bhose
those t who have talked to him 111m as being beingthis beIngthl8 beingthis
this thisHe
He favors very strongly a commis commission commlsIrion commisles ¬
sion a form of government when a commission com commission tommllon ¬
mission works as a a unit In perfect har barmoray harmony harmony ¬
mony He learned the merits mert l of such asystem a asystem asystem
system when hon he was in the Philippine PhlilpplnesDisadvantages PhilippineDisadvantages PhlllpplnrtDisadvantages
Disadvantages Are Seen SeenBut SeenBut SeenBut
But he BOOS the disadvantage dl of hav i
tag let a corami comm commission < eion lon when It is I noxt to lm lmpossible 1m I Ipob
possible pob to persuade men to serve on It Ittor itfor I Itor
tor the salary connected with the post position posties
tion t and he has in the past been told toldthat toldthat toldthat
that the District Dl trfct Commissioners did notalways not notalways notaJway
always exhibit that perfect harmony harmonyand harmonancl harmonyand
and accord which ho considers neces necessary necossarY necessary ¬
sary for the dispatch of business by bysuch byINch bysuch
such a bodyFrom body bodyFrom bod
From this description of the Presi Presidents Presidents Presldents ¬ I
dents attitude it can not be inferred Inr interredThat rred rredthat
that he believes the men who wtilovon vttj even eventually 000tua1l ¬
tually tua1l make up the theof ta CComm CComm111M Comm Commlea
111M p lea will netk net be agtlrtFj e t1r vu bJ tijo moo menof mooor
of tho highest standing t + In the tho community com community communltT ¬
munity and of great business ability abilityOn ubllltyOn abilityOn
On tho contrary contrar he would not select selectany selectny selectany
any ny man who was not possessed of such suchqualifications HchquallftcaUons suchqualifications
qualifications qualificationsSalary quallftcaUonsSalary qualificationsSalary
Salary Not Enticing EnticingBut
But the vacant Commlssiouershlps Comml eoucMJhlp eoucMJhlphave
have been offered to several men whose whoseI
s < en i vices Ice were desired do lred They declined toild to tolief
lief ve on the ground that they could couldnj couldJlj
nj n j afford to sacrifice their business businesscareers bu businesscareers lness lnesstareer8
careers and prospects for a position positionwhich positionhich positionwhich
which hich paid only 9000 a year yearNaturally ye rearNaturally r rNaturaJly
Naturally say the friends of the th thPresident
President this experience has served F red to toconfirm toconftrm toconfirm
confirm Mr r Taft in n his hl original orf nal position positionthat po posltlonthat ttfon ttfonthat
that the easiest e8t and
eaa best way to secure securean securean
an efficent head for the local govern government governrnent oern oernment
ment is either to raise the salaries of ofthe orthe
the Commissioners so as to make the ther theTJattions thettions
r TJattions sttlons more attractive or to have oneinstead one oneInstead oneInstead
Instead of three thr heads of the local 10 loc < 1 gov govenment govenment gove
e enment enmentIn nment
In this connection it
Is declared onhigh on onhigh onhigh
high authority today that 1 if tho Presi Presldent President President
dent decides to recommend to f Pongress s sK
a change to the oneman < form of O gov government government government
ernment to n the District he will not favet fa f
vet 01 the selection of ai a 1 outside man for torthe forthe
the position po ltfon ltfonWill
Will Favor Home Rule RuleOn RuleOn RuleOn
On the other hand he will take the theview thElv
view v w that one of the best known bus business busllI ¬
ness lI JI8 men of the District should be put in jncbarscoC
charge cbarscoC ch a arge of the Districts government OvemmentHitherto
Hitherto there have been made to the thePresident thePresident
President many objections to the pro vroJOAI prof
posal f oal of o changing the Government these thMeobJectlonB theseobjections
objections being based on the fear that thatan
an outside man would be imported to torule
rule the DistrIctThere District
There is I little doubt among those who whohave whohAve whohave
have discussed dlscu the matter with ith Mr Taft TaltthAt Tartthat
that he will send to Congress before beforethis beforethis
this session ends his suggestions as to towhether
whether the form of government should shouldbe
be changed or the salaries of tho Com i
missioners increased to 17600 7GOO or J10000 a ayear ayear
year yearHe yprH8 yearHe 1
He will not take up tho matter for forfinal forfinal I
final action however unUI he has sent sentto
to Congress Con rON Ma special pocl l messages mes ago on onthe onthe onthe j
the Sherman antitrust act the Inter Interstate intertate interstate
state commerce law la and the conserva conservation const censervnflan > rn rntlon ¬
flan service serviceName rlce rlceName
Name of E H Thomas Discussed DiscussedMuch DiscussedMuch DiscussedMuch
Much gossip was heard today as to tothe tothe
the possible successor to the last va vacancy 1 1eanc ¬
canes eanc on the Bourd of Commissioners CommissionersThe Comml 8loners 8lonersrhe
The name most mo t prominently mentioned
as the one which will be linked with withthose withthOlH
those of Cuno CunoII iT H Randolph and Major MajorIn
Jtidson In Hn is that of E H Thomas at atpresent atpresent
present the Corporation Counsel Coun el for the theDistrict LheD theDLtrkt
District DistrictIt D trld trldIt
It IH known that the President in a aconference Ilconference
conference with Corcoran Thom whodeclined who whodeclined whodeclined
declined the Commisatonerahip and andPostmaster andPOIIlnter
Postmaster General Hitchcock dwelt on onthe
the fitness of o Mr Thomas for the peal pOIItlon pealton
ton But up to the present pre ent time no noauthoritative
authoritative information on the sub subJect sUbI
Ject has been forthcoming from the theWhite thehlte th thWhite e
White hlte House The President is In Xew Ne ow w
York today todayWHITE t tOdayWHITE day i iWHITE
Ree Se trCinr Totnry Cnrprnlnr toilny ion nnuouucutt nn nniionuccil nnIIOUUCC
iionuccil IIOUUCC lint flu > number nlrendy n nlrcntl nlrcntl1aUPII I irmly irmlyItivHeil
ItivHeil luiu lyd to the rrrrpilon in lie held heldtit 11111lit
tit tllco lie White 11 bltr HOIIHC 11 UII TiMMlny TiMMlnyJnnunry lUtlotlll I IlnOllnl7
Jnnunry I find tittnliird such rul pro propardons iro irolinrtlonM
I IItllrtlun
pardons that It find become fleets nrcennnr fleetsstir eelll eelllIIInr
nnr > to clone lf11 his lie 11 lint II 1n n more mareInvlletlnns moreInvitation moreIII
Invitation will III lie h Issued
New Te x President of Bank k II
Photo by HarrlBEwing HarrlBEwingW
Succeeds Richard Lynn as Head of the American National
Rumor R ii or Says Earl Percy Per Was WasHurt W WHurt as asHurt
Hurt in Duel DuelLondon DuelLondonDenies London LondonDenies
Denies Story StoryPARIS StoryPARIS Story StoryPARIS I I
PARIS Dec 26Ea 3fl 3 Ear Et Percy Porc under undersooretary undersooretary undersecretary
sooretary of state for foreign afrJra afrJrafor arr aft1rsfor IS IStor
for England died today In a hotel hotelof hotelor hotelof
of the Northern railway raUwa station Itwas It Itwas Itwas
was given cut that his death was wasdue wasdue wasdue
due to pleurisy suffering the tl attack attackwhile attackwhile
while en route to Paris for the holiday holidayfetes holidayfetes
fetes fetesAnother fetesAnother fetesAnother
Another vend version t of his death is that thatit
it resulted rc ulted from wounds received in a aduel aduel aduel
duel with 1th another Englishman on last lastMonday Ja8tMonday lastMonday
Monday The authorities emphatically emphaticallydeny emphaticallydeny emphaticallydeny
deny the story to of a duel which it Is Issaid fasaid itsaid
said was fought ouUklo of Paris ParisEarl ParlsEarl ParisEarl
Earl Percy arrived In Paris on De December December ¬
cember 22 Ills real name was as Henry HenryAlgernon Henr HenrAlgernon HenryAlgernon
Algernon George Percy and he bore borethe borethe borethe
the title of earl through courtesy He Hewas Hewas
was the oldest okle > > t son and heir of the sev seventh 80 80enth seventh ¬
enth Duke of r Northumberland and andwas andwu andwas
was thirtyeight thlrtY bt years of age He was wasa
a man of marked literary lf1era attainments attainmentsand
and had traveled exteastvelyThere extensively extensivelyThere wctelfthelyThere
There Is an evident desire on the part partof PfLrtor partof
of the authorities to conceal from thepublic the thepublic thepublic
public tho details of the earls death deathThe dMthThe deathThe
The report from London that he was wassick wassick IiS IiSsick
sick when hen he arrived In Paris andtrent and andwent andvent
went Immediately to his hotel where he heremained heroma1ned heremained
remained until death is denied by b sev several several several ¬
eral who claim tQ be conversant with withthe withthe ith iththe
the earls enrs movements moements Ir Paris ParisAmong ParisAmonJ ParisAmong
Among a certain set of Parisians who whousually who whouauaU whousually
usually uauaU know when any affaire of hon honor honor honor ¬
or is being settled the story of the theduel theduel theduel
duel is accepted The duel according accordingto
to report was fought between 1et oen the earl earland earland earland
and another Englishman the men com coming comIng coming ¬
ing to Paris to escape the English En l1h law lawagainst lawagainst lawagainst
against dueling duelingA
A woman Df high social standing in inLondon inlondon inLondon
London is mentioned as the cause of ofthe orthe ofthe
the duel
London Denies DeniesLONDON DeniesLONDON DeniesLONDON
LONDON Dec 30 3OAb iOAbsolutely Absolutely olut ly no cred credence credonce eredonce ¬
once is placed in the story 8tor that Earl EarlPercy EurlPercy EttrlPorc
Percy Porc who died today In Paris was 88 the thevlcthn thevlcUm thevlcUn
vlcthn of a duel He had been suffering 8uJerl 8uJerltrom
from Influenza for tho last two weeks weeksthough weoksthou weeksthough
though thou h was slightly sll htJy improved when he heset hesot heset
set out for Paris ParisIn ParisI ParisIn
In I Paris his condition rapidly rapl l became be becttmc became
came came worse and his brother and sister sisterwere sisterwere sisterwere
were sent for They wore at his hl hlside bed bedside be7side ¬
side throughout Monday lIonda on which day daythe dltythe daythe
the reported duel took placeLondon place placeLondon placeLondon
London papers publish the story of aduel a aduel Aduel
duel In which h1ch a prominent but unnamed un unnamed UIInamed
named Englishman En 1I8hman took part As AsEarl As AsIfarl S SI
Earl I arl Percy was aK the most prominent prominentEnglishman prominentEnglishman prominentEnglishman
Englishman hi Paris at fI the time manypersons many manypersons man manpersons
persons assumed that the reference was wasto wasto
to him The family declares the story storyto
to be without the slightest MII hte t JiiHttncationCARDINAL jUMtlllcatio1CARDINAL JiiHttncation justtflcatimnCARDINAL
ROME Dec 30 3OCArdlnal Cardinal Francis FrancisSatolll FrancisSatolll FrancisSatoilt
Satolll Is still un unconscious today toda having havinglain haYlniIltln havinglain
lain In that state for nearly two days daysICxtreme lIa lIagxtreme daysItxtrere
ICxtreme unction was ItS administered to tohim tt1him tohim
him last evening eveningZIONIST eveningZIONIST eveningZIONIST
HAJWBlTRa 11Ai1t itURi Dec IOTM The Intorwa Intorwatlorrii Jl aterlwtlorl
tlorrii Zionist Ionlt Congress adjourned today todaywith todaywttlt
with wit II the t hI rpHertlon of the old ld officers officersami ofnrllanll offlceraand
and th v adoption of IT f resolution rc ollltion by byhlh bytht I Iwhl
whl hlh < b t1to i X Zi ton nl i is ni > i h 1r world HI < 1 pledR1 pledR1tirvi p1f nledMrthn < h hr i
tirvi f rl i i to t 1 < all im 11 tli thlr ir Vvt t ttiiTtbr tIIltthrr tiithr
tiiTtbr iithr t o r j rr r > f i 1 l ivn iinct t f I > iTly n nl t t1atskrtc I
l 1atskrtc ll 1
Senor snot iCe Creel i GmtlyPleased GmtlyPleasedWith G G atlyPl fi rIeased rIeasedWith ased asedVith
With What He HasAc HasAccomplished HasAccomPlished
complished complishedSenor j jSenor
Senor Enrique C Creel Mexicos spe special special ¬
cial representative in Washington in inconnection Inconnection Inconnection
connection connection with the Nicaraguan crisis crisistoday crisistada crisistoday
today tada made public a statement outlining outliningwhat outliningwhat t
what he accomplished by his missionhere mission missionhore missionhore I
hore and expressing himself as greatly greatlypleased greatlypleased
pleased with the results of his work workHe workHe workHe
He predicts peace In Nicaragua caragua In Inthe Inthe inthe I
the near future lutureand and explains ex dins that th thasylum the theasylum t1leasylum e
asylum given Zelaya y tf e a deposed NIc NIcaraguan Nicaraguan Nitaraguan
araguan President was not an act un unfriendly unfriendly unfriendly ¬
friendly to the United States StatesHis Stat StatesHis 86 86His
His statement is as follows followsIt f l1ows l1owsIt
It is due to the pr r ee and to the thepublic thepublic th thpublic e
public that Ishould itike the follow following toUowInl following ¬
ing statement statementFirst statementuFlnJt statementFirst
First I have completed the work of ofray atm o omy
ray m mission with Ith gvtitlfyJng gt and satlsfactory satis satisfactory saUsfacto ¬
factory facto results resultsResignation resultsResignation
Resignation Proper ThingSecond Thing ThingSecond
Second The resignation res tlon of President PresidentZelaya PresidentZelaya I
Zelaya was the proper away way 1 for him to toend toend t tend o
end his administration under the pre prevailing prorailing ¬
railing circumstances Such action has hasavoided ha I Iavoided
avoided many man difficulties difficultiesThird dlfllcultlesThird difficultiesThird
Third The asylum granted by Mex Mexico Mexico ¬ I IIco
ico to former President Zelaya was 1 1full In Infull n
full accord with the law of nations nationsand nationsand
and under no consideration unfriendly unfriendlyto I
to the United States StatesFourth StAteUFourth StatesFourth
UFourth Fourth The election by the naUonacongress national nationalcongress 1 I
congress of Dr Jose Madriz as pro provisional provisional ¬ 1 1visional
visional President of Nicaragua was washappy a ahappy a I
happy event because becu it prevented an anarchy anarchy i
archy a second revolution and further furthercomplications furthecomplications i icomplications
complications with I1h the United States StatesFifth StatesFifth > s I IFifth
Fifth The elements of peace and the thepatriotism th thpatriotism e i
patriotism of the Nicaraguans are find finding finding ¬
ing their way wa on both sides and it is isto iso i Ii Iito
to o be desired de lred that successful succes tul negotia nesoUa1 ¬
tions may follow If not on the firs flrsttentative itrsttentatIvc firstentative i
tentative after a a full consideration of o
the case and by b the support of high highprlntiples highprlndples hlg h
principles love to their country count an anthe and andthe andthe d
the action of blood and sentiment of ofmembers oCmembers o omembers f
members of the same family familyFriendly familyFriendly familyFriendly
Friendly to Uncle Sam SamSixth SamSixth SamSixth
Sixth So far AS Mexico la concerned concernedthe
the policy of my government always alwaysfriendly alwasfrlfmdl alwayfriendly s
friendly frlfmdl to the th United States has been beenwell beenfOil bee beerwell n
well fOil understood and appreciated by byPresident byPrOlJldent byPresident
President Taft and Secretary Knox KnoxThey KnoxThey KnoxThey
They have both been Kind enough to tocongratulate tocongratulate t tcongratulate °
congratulate me meSeventh meSeenth meSeventh
Seventh The United S ates and Max Maxico Iex Iexico
ico will continue acting and cooperat cooperatIng cooperating
ing in full accord to t < l consolidate peatin peace peaceIn e
In Central America to give solid con consistence conslatence convstence ¬
sistence to the Washington hl ton conventions conventionsof conventionof Ie
of 1 Ittr 7 and to develop a feeling of high highrespect hl hig higrespect h h1epeel
respect to the international court of ofCartago orCltrtago o oCartago f
Cartago CartagoWashington CltrtagouYa CartagoVashington
uYa Washington hinKton December l 30 1 It1OO It1OOKnox 1l09Knox 09 09Knox
Knox Forsees Peace PeaceSecretary PeaceSeeretary PeaceSecretary
Secretary of State Knox believes that thatpeace thatpeace th thpeace at
peace will Ill be established In Nicaragua Nicaraguawithin Nfcaragualthln Nicaraguwithin a
within lthln the next two weeks according accordingto accordln accordlnto
to statements made today by high of ofcialy offi officials offldais fl ¬
dais of the State DepartmentThis Department DepartmentThis DepartmentThill
This report is I further confirmed by the thefact thetart th thfact e
fact that for the last few t w days Mr 11 Knohas Knox Knoxhas Knoxbas x
has held many conferences with Uh repre representatives reprelIontatlvN reprosentatives ¬
sentatives of LatinAmerican LaUAm ricaJt countriec countriecto count countto
to get lI l from them their opinion as to tothe tothe t tthe °
the trwatworthlnoas truetorth of Madrix the man manwho maJIwOO
who succeeded succeed Keiaya as president of ofNicaragua orN orCCOIimlf o oNicea C
Nicaragua NicaraguaAecordtoir N Nicea agwt agwtAccording
According to one of these diplomats diplomatsthe diplomatsoutlook ld
the outlook for peace is a bright ildlt He HW HWtod said saidUMUy asktoday
today tod
KB Knox X Is Determined DstarrainodV
V r Knox is ilrtermtaoit det to toin 0 obtain obtainIn ° +
In the te reestablishment reetaMI re ltabltMht hmnt of peace t tNicaragua In InNicaragua InNIaraKu n
Nicaragua guarantees 1Irantpt > tI for th the greatest greatestinsMl Itat greatenonsileratl t tonspraUon
< onspraUon insMl rMtl H r or > l Americans mlrcftn and Ameri Amerii n
i MTT n iritfTist In to 1 but jVsfpm ifr seems that f I i dwUling is isullnjj iJlInl a
wUling ullnjj i r a ap0n < e rr > V1N r irapxnabl 1 Pkaat f m mn mL
kaat L < ll1h1ftJ iigLL L ua xth r8J Iage Iager e
Lumber Merchant Is Elected ElectedBy ElectedBy ElectedBy
By Directors to toSucceed toSucceedR Succeed SucceedR
New Bank Head Is OldTimo OldTimoWashingtonian OldtimoWashingtonianHas OldTimeWashingtonianHas
Washingtonian WashingtonianHas Has Wide Widef WideInterests WideInterests VideInterests
Interests InterestsBy
William T Gallihcr Is the now pus prenident pusIdent preedent
ident of the American National Bank BankMr BankMr BankMr
Mr Galllher was elected olect d at a a special specialmeeting spechtmeeting
meeting of the directors of that Insti dnstitutlon Institution InsUtutlon ¬
tutlon yesterday afternoon afternoonAt
At the same time Colin Livingston Livingstonwas LlvIng < rton rtonas
was as elected first vice president p ldent to fill fillthe fillthe fillthe
the vacancy caused by b theadvancement theadvancementof
of Mr Galliher and Carroll Pierce vice vicepresident vicepresident vicepresident
president of the Citizens National Bankof Bank Bankof Bankof
of Alexandria was chosen to the e second secondvice secondv secondvice
v vice ice presidency of the American Na Natlonal National National
tional tlonalThe
The election was a a surprise to the thebanklnlt
banking interests of Washington as it itwas itwas
was generally believed that the selection selectionof
of a successor su ccssor to the late president R RH ItH
H Lynn would be oe postponed until the theannual theannual
annual stockholders meeting > > January January1900
111909 11 1900 Moreover the belief was general generalthat generalthat generalthat
that an outside ou lde financier would be theman the theman theman
man named namedPresident namedPresident namedPresident
President Galliher is a Washington Washingtonman Wash1n ion ionman
man coming comln here in 1S60 selfmade asuccessful a asuccessful asuccessrul
successful lumber merchant being at atthe atthe atthe
the head of W T Galliher Bro Inc IncHe Iaoe IaoeHe moHo
He has been Interested in the American AmericanNational AmericanNational AmericanNational
National during its entire career He Heis HeIs Hes
is I s a very high Mason and is Identified Identifiedwith fdentltledwith identifiedwith
with the Chamber of Commerce and andother andother andother
other organizations in the city Both Boththe Boththe Boththe
the president and first vice president are areamong areamon areamong
among amon among the foremost foremost citizens otWash otWashIngtbn ot off lvaBh lvaBhInst ash ashY ashIngtdn
Ingtbn Inst and Time nave V largo and dlversffre4Interests diversfflefl diversffleflinterests d1 rShr rShrInterests
interests interestsCarroll InterestsCarroll InterestsCarroll
Carroll pierce Is an experienced care careful carefut careful ¬
ful banking official Although chosen chosento
to fill a n vice presidency of tho American AmericanNational Amerlcanatlonal AmericanNational
National he has not signified his ac acceptance acceptance acceptance ¬
ceptance of the position as yet yetGOOD yetGOOD et etGOOD
Edward Arthur Must Explain Pos Posi Possession Possession
i session of Watch Belonging to toMan to1lan
Man He Befriended BefriendedEdward BefriendedEd BefriendedEdward
Edward Ed rd Arthur negro will m play good goodSamaritan goodSamaritan goodSamaritan
Samaritan no more moreIn moreIn
In company with a number of con convivial eonIvlal convivial ¬
vivial Ivlal friends who included JamesEpps James JamesEpps JanesEpps
Epps also a negro Arthur was a mem meinbee member member ¬
ber of a small party in a downtown downtownrestaurant downtownrestaurant downtownrestaurant
restaurant November 15 While severalmembers several severalmembers severalmombers
members of the party fell by the wayside way wayside wayside ¬
side so to speak Edward Arthur re remained remained resober ¬
mained sober It was he who hired acab a acab acab
cab and took Epps to his home after afterthe atterthe
the closing hourThe hour hourThe hourThe
The next morning James Epps awoke awokewitfi awokewlt awakewltft
witfi wlt feelings 6f remorse and minus a
30 gold watch a gold stick pin and HI HIin U UIn
in money mone A report of the loss was wasmade wumade wasmade
made to Police Headquarters with the theresult ther86ult theresult
result that when Edward Arthur at attempted attempted attempted ¬
tempted to pawn the missing mls lng watch watchon
on Tuesday last he was arrested by byDetective byDetective byDetective
Detective Burlingame BurlingameThis
This morning he failed to tell a coherent co coherent coherent ¬
herent story as to how he came By thetimepiece the thetimepiece thetimepiece
timepiece and was held under 1000 bail bailto balltG bailto
to await the action of the grand jury juryby juryb
Edinboro Near Erie Asks for Aid AidBut AidBut
But There Is Small SmallHope SmallHope SmallHope
Hope HopeBRIE HopeERIE
BRIE Pa Dec Sfl a0Reports Reports reach reaching reachInl ¬
ing here say 8 Edinboro a town of 1900 1000eighteen
eighteen miles from here is burning burningThe bomlngThe
The entire business section has been beenwiped beenv1ped beenwiped
wiped out according to the report andthere and andthere andthere
there is s no hope of stopping the fireErie fire fireBrie fIrfEric
Brie and surrounding towns have been beenasked beenasked
asked for aid but the deep snow pre prevents prtvents >
vents help reaching the town townThe townThe
The State Normal School is at Edin Edinboro Edlnbora ¬
Arrested and Accused of Taking TakingSI50
SI50 150 From Former FormerEmployer FonnerEmployer
EmployerCharged Employer EmployerCharged EmployerCharged
Charged with the ombeszlement embeale meai of C i13A i13ARobert 130 130Robert
Robert Clements twentysix years old oldof oldof
of 0 ITS 76 North Carolina avenue southwest
was w aa arrested arre tecl today by Sergeant Catts Cattsof Catlsor Cuttsof
of the th First precinct precinotClements preclDOtClements precinctClements
Clements formerly worked for D J JSullivan JSulltva
Sullivan a commission merchant Dl8CO nt ofRkhmoad of ofRichmond ofRichMond
Richmond Va from whom w Olll he ia alleged allegedto
to have taken the theMAGNATE money annoyMAGNATE moneyMAGNATE
BOSTON Dec 3 3sJ J Mason faaon lUIOn Marian Marianpresident 111 111Jlr
president Jlr idnt of the Pilgrim Rubber Rub r Com Company Comf8nv ¬
pang of this city collapsed In n Cam Cambridge Cambri CambritlgP
bridge bri < Jgp white b11f waiting fir f r a street Mt r ni nianrt r ran qr
anti an died withIn a f few > PW w minutes Hr Hrwas 1MWIlS I Iwas
was sixtytvo years ears old k t

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