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Partly Cloudy Cloud Tonight and Warner WarnerTonight jI 1 h e ri ll llNUMBER ¬ a It tn i t on tntt ttl v d L LN01IBER I lAsr 1e j Of EDmO i11E11U i11E11UNU11ffiEIt j 11 11v
Evening of Festivities WillPrecede Will WillPrecede WillPrecede
Precede Day of Social SocialObservances SocialObservances SocialObservances
Observances ObservancesSERVICES ObservancesSERVICES ObservancesSERVICES
t Special Ib Musical usical Programs and andBrief andBrief andBrief
Brief Addresses Included In InWatch InWatch InWatch
Watch Night Meetings MeetingsNow
Now N Year Y ar Evel EvelTJte vet vetTlpe i iTfta
TJte last holiday of 1609 will bo coTc coTcbrated c9Tebrated cerebrated
brated by some with feasting and ob observed ob oberve4 obeerved ¬
served by others with vigils of prayer prayerbut praerut prayerput
but all will soy goodby to tho old oldyear oldear oldyear
year ear and welcomo to tho now new It Is a afarewell afarewell afarewell
farewell arid a greeting In which every everyman everyman
man woman and child take part an annually annUal an annually ¬ 1
nually nUal which for some is a time of ofcarnival otcarnlal ofcarntval
carnival for others an occasion of ofsolemnity of4 of4solemnity i i8oJemn1ty
i iof
solemnity and for all of us a moment momentof
of purpose and resolve resolveTho resolveTho resolveThe II
Tho social clubs and the cafes of the thecity thecity thecity
city will bo In full holiday holld dross The Theholly ThehollYe
holly mistletoe rnI tletoo and crimson cHmson lights lightswhich lightswhich
which are the tokens of the holiday holidayreason hoUdayaea holidayscfnon
reason will add their color and warmth
to the tables spread for New Year Eve Eveand Eveand Eveand
and around these will gather happy happyhearted happyhearted happyhearted
hearted men and woo women womenIn womenIn en enIn
In the homes of Washington the same samenappy samehappy samehappy
happy gatherings more personal 1Jo nal and andIntimate andlntlmnte andIntimate
Intimate will be hold By these the theNew theNew theNew
New Year wIn be observed tomorrowwith tomorrow tomorrowwith tomorrowwith
with all the amenities of social life lifeeach Uteeach lueeach
each house being boln open to New Yoar Yearcallers YoarcaJler Yoarcallers
callers In tho same way but on a amuch amuch amuch
much larger scale soale the President wlU wlUreceive w lit litrecetvo n nrecelvo
receive tho members mon > ors of official and anddiplomatio Uldd1pI anddiplomatic
diplomatic d1pI mnt1o circlea from 11 to 1 oolook oolookwhen ooIoctkwhen ooloekwhen
when the citizens clticnarooptlon reception will be beheld b bhelt boheld
Season of Prayer PrayerTo
To many of the devout Now Year YearEve Ywmve Yearve
Eve ve has become rne a season or fasting and andJltLY andDraycrr
prayer JltLY 1 and In a laze latr numb number r of Ofchttr ofchurcrheannd
church churcrheannd churcrheanndRations 21e eaand JU J Jrations lJIMr lJIMrJtaUODB
rations the new n Mc year wlU bo ushered usheredin usheredIn
in with hymns of praise praiseAmong pr1seAMOhS praiseAmong
Among the churches ch rc which will ob obpcrva obIl ohI
I serve Il ttV the evening are The JPlfth th Bap Baptist Baptist ¬
tist tist southwest where from SX > until untilIS
12 1 the annual watch service will be bsheld bebela bebell
held A special musical program will willbe willbe willbe
be given interspersed 1nter por ed with brief talks talksIn talksIn talksIn
In the Now York Avenue Frosby Frosbyt Pro byter
t ter Church a New Year vigil will be beheld beheJd beheld
held from 11 until 12 12 the musical serv service BerV BerVSeG service ¬
ice Including Dudley Bucks cantata cantataThe On Onurne oantataThe
The Song of the Night NightAt NIghtAt NightAt
At Mt Vernon Methodist 13ipiecopalChurch Episcopal EpiscopalChurch J l
Church South beginning at lltti llttioclock 4S 4Soclock 4ioclock
oclock there will be a service of song songand songnnd songand
and prayer with a brief talk by the thepastor thepaator thepastor
pastor Rev James Howard Ho ard WellsAt WellsAt Wells WellsAt
At Cavalry Methodist t Episcopal EpisoopalChurch EpiscopalChurch
Church there will bo elaborate watch watchservices watchliorvSCes watchservices
services over which the pastor Dr J JB 1Dawson JE
B Dawson will preside presideTha proodeT1w presideTlw
Tha service orvJC at HamJine Methodist MethodistChurch M MethodistChurch thodlat thodlatChurch
Church will begin In at 10 oclock and at attho attho atthe
tho Zion Evangelical Iiithsm Luth m Church Churchthe Cburchtho Churchthe
the services will begin at 9 oclock oclockMens oclockTens oelookMens
Mens Club Hosts HostsJLt Hostsu HosULt
JLt the Vermont Avenue VQAue Christian ChristianChurch Christianhurch
1IfhU1ch Church Rev I L X me Murray will at 8 8oclock Ioc1ock Soclock
oclock conduct a Bible study Wd at 9 9oclock toclock 7oclock I
oclock a devotional Bervka with npo npodal npedal
dal music will be held and from 10 Idto 10to 10t0
to 11 tho lions Club of tho church will willb wiltbe
be b hosts during a social hour At 11 11o UocJock 11oclock
ocJock o clocJe the watch night service will be beconducted beouducted beconducted
conducted by F M Bradley an enjoy enjoyable e enjoyable joy joyiblc ¬
able feature botn boinl several songs to be bestvcn bedvcn begiven
given by tho Abed singer Mrs Seeley SealeyAt SeeleyAt SeeleyAt
At the Metropolitan Methodist t B 1DpI 1DpIco IDpiecopal > pi picopal
copal co pal Church Rev Dr John Hold Shan Shannon SlNLnnon Shannon ¬
non will begin the service orvl e at 980 980t 10 10clock
t oclock oclockOn clock clockOn clockOn
On New Year Day an elaborate e borate pro program proarB program ¬
arB gram m beginning at 1 oclock d o1oek will w1l1pre be bepresented leepreeented
presented pre ented at the Y M O 0 A A At the
Gospel Go pel Mission MJ 1230 1 Pennsylvania ave avenue avenue avenue ¬
nue northwest gospel go pe1 servioM rv1o will be beneld bered ber
red r + cld from 12 noon to 10 oclock In the tkefVenlnK theevening theevening
evening and a reception from 2 to too t toclock ioclock
oclock oclockThe o oclockThe clock clockThe
The First Presbyterian Church Dr
Donald Dona McZrOod pastor will observe ol
New Year by keeping open opeQContinued house houseContinued ot eV eVContinued
Continued on Ninth Page j
There has boon a general and decided
fall in pressure accompanied by much III
hIchor temperatures except along the
Atlantic coast Over the UJ western half halfof hattot ballof
of the country temperatures tempera res are now nowTiufcoosofnably owJD iiowvn6oanonably
Tiufcoosofnably JD oanonabJy high h but ever ev vbt the eastern
half haJ they are et still Il Quito low and frees
tog temperatures were agate expert experienced UQe1tenced expertensed ¬
enced in Florida as a far south as Jupiter
Tho weather will be more mOl or less lesscloudy J Jtloudy
cloudy tonight and Saturday over the
East and South but without preeipltan precipita precipitation ¬
tion of consequonoe consequonoeTemperatures
Temperatures will rise ft generally cra11Tho
Tho winds along the New Umglan4 Umglan4roast glaiwl glaiwlroast
roast will be light to moderate and Varl Varlablc varlable vlUlnblt
able on the middle Atlantic coast light 11 kt kto
10 + 0 moderate m < southwest t t to south on liia liiayouth Ut heenuth
youth Atlantic const co light 1 t to tofftJtherly moderate modatmsoutherly moderatese I
southerly se htherJy except varta variable a on the Florida FloridartiBt IMoridarOflt iorjdan1Ft
rtiBt on the th s Hilt t Gulf coast light to tomoderate toIndtrate tornaderate
moderate southerly southerlyY MUtherlylORECASf southerlyoniscAjtr
Pa Partly artiy rtl eie cleytly elet1 t1 and y warmer tonight and
Faturday faturda Mght it to moderate ratlebiswinds vartaMs vartaMswinds YarlabIwtrlds
winds beoomfng southerly southerlyJSIPJC IHHItIa IHHItIaup southerlylIDIB
Low 1 w tides tlder43t 6tJ1 Ml a a at and a 4 8011 ol n n ffl
High tldoBStas tldo t 1 11a 71 a a a m and u 11IL p B BSUN m mSUN mf
gun r1Fs rK 7 iJI I
HARPERS FERRY W Va Dec H HEoh 21Eoth 31tech
tech rivers clear this morning and
frozen t frz zn n over I
I Associations President I
r r
Director of Bureau of Ameri American American American ¬
can Republics to HeadLanguage Head HeadLanguage H ad adLanguage
Language Association
John Barrett director of ttko the Bureau Bureauof
of American n Republics has been elgotadpreeldent eiaoted el60tedpre
president pre 1dont of the Esperanto E to A ooItionof
of North Amorica AmoricaMJC AmoricaBrrt AmorioLMn
j MJC Barrett Barrst s sThe atA G Grd1111IC
r IIJrTho tif tifThe
The election of Mr Brratt t and his hisaeoeptance hieaocMptDce
aocMptDce > ao jUu ce were announced at the hoadquartcrs head headquarters 4 4quartCt1l ¬
quarters of tho District Dl branch of the theasaoolitton t1tG8ItOaIltlon theamooltitton
asaoolitton in the Chamber of Comnorca Comnorcathis CoInmorcethis Co mrieerce mrieercethis
this inoming inomingIt thornlngIt
It is understood tood that ha reoanUy has haataken hl16taken hastaken
taken up th the study stu 7 of r > BJaporanto and andexpects aDdecta andes
expects es ecta to be speaking it by the time timethe tImethe timethe
the sixth interaatior convention of JEBa JEBaparanttets 111IIperantlsts 1Daperantists
paranttets convenes in Washington the tliathird thethird thethird
third week of next August AugustHis AugustHis t tHIs
His election was made by mall ballot ballotthe ballotthe
the twelve members of the general coun council council council ¬
cil of the association as representing repre entll1K the thwcountry thvcountry thecountry
country at large unanimously selectIng selectlug select selecting ¬
ing him to preside pr ldo over the coming in international International Internatlonal ¬
ternational convention which will 1U be at attended attended attended ¬
tended by delegates from every country
in the world worldPRESIDENT worldPRESIDENT worldPRESIDENT
Returns This Morning From Trip Tripto
to Attend Nieces NlecenWedding NiecelhWedding
President Taft thin rooming returned returnedfrom returnedfrom
from New York where be weat yaatar
day to attend the wedding of his niece nieceMlw nieceMien
Mien Ix Louise > ulse Taft TAt to G H Snowden SnowdanThe SnowdenTbe SnowdenThe
The Presidential train was to have havereached havereached havereached
reached Washington at 7 oclock but butthe butthe butthe
the aftermath of the recent IIt storm caused caus caused ea eaeel ¬
ed a delay of more than an hour The Thet
President t reached the Whtta Houfeshortly Houfc Houfcshortly
shortly before MM 1 oclock and after
a hearty breakfast reached the execu ¬
tive office on time for the second time
during his Administration Admlnl tratlon
In the party were Robert Ro and Miss
Helen Taft and Capt Archie ButtTHOMAS Butt ButtTHOMAS
Corporation Counsel and andLawyer andLavyer andLawyer
Lawyer Being Considered ConsideredAs
As Commissiones CommissionesPrwrtdent s sPresident
Prwrtdent Tuft HM under coacMcra coetdderaties coacMcratk e DllkJera DllkJeraUOA
tk ties > n for the Jut vacancy on the Board Boardof
of District C CoRuniaaioner nun1on B H HThomu BThomas
Thorn Thomas the Corporation Co tIon Counsel far
the District and W8
Woodbury dbury Blair a aprolmnent aprolmaent aproltnnent
prolmnent Washington lawyer lawyerFarson lawyerPer lawyerPersons
Persons Per on who have discussed the thesituation thettuaUon theMtuaUon
situation with the President today todaysay todaysay todaysay
say that it is extremely extrmel probable that thatone thatone thatone
one of these tb two men a will be selected 1 t41
to serve with Cuno H Rudolph and
Major Judson Major Judaou was at attbe atthe
the White Uouao today and had a aconference aconference
conference with the President but
he refused to a say y that decision in the thematt thematter
matter matt I had been reached Either of
the two men under confederation will
fulflll the President desire to have haveam hayeaft haveset
am Able lawyer on the boardJames board boardJiuneg boardJarne
James Bronaon Reynolds the man
who mode the t e special report to Presi ¬
dent Roosevelt too v lL on the oneman form of
government for the District wa was also alsoat atoat alsoat
at the White Pious today but bu he did didnot tikinot didnot
not see the President Pre ldtnt He favors the
idea of obtaining obtalnln for Washington Wablnttongovernor as asgovernor esgovernor
governor some outside man who h hm ba bamade has hasmade
m made 4e a record im a successful mayor in inanother
another city e ty President aft however > r
in deserlbedas ilescrlbed d 8rlbd as was explained in The TheTlme Therlme
Times ye yesterday yefllt > terday rday as A favoring the hemp hemprule h homATlllp < vm vmrnio
rnio id fdf idea > a in ras race < th the oneman form of ofiotfiim ottJfl1mpft ofgu
iotfiim gu tJfl1mpft > rit it i > adopted
Rising Temperature Promised Prom Promised Promised ¬
ised for Washington for forAt forAt forAt
At Least a Week j
1 IT n tn tnS m14 l4 8 n n1ft11 n1ft11n m m1A m17n
S n n m 1A O n m17 m17fin in
3 fin n Ii m 15 > 10 n xn 18
4 1 n a m 15 11 a in inJ5 m1 m1G
G a a nu m15 J5 12 OuI124 UV > B
0 011 a m 10 I 1 p m mJ8 ml 5
7 n a m J8 I 2 n Yo sn snThemercury
Themercury The mercury cite cUITib04 > bed and climbed all
this morning just like the little peppers peppersgrew peppersgrew peppersgrew
grew grew Furthermore says Y the weather weatherman W8fltberman weatherman
man it is going to keep climbing not notprecipitously notproafpltowily notproolpitously
precipitously or riotously rlo wal but gently
and k surely rely unt + + it pasaaa the t e freazfhg
mark mar by a good margin
No mere ohlll breezes or cold clammy
winds for at least a week Maybe btomorrow by
tomorrow it will be juat like the gen ¬
tle springtime but the weather man la il
not juat sure about that But he Is
very certain that for three dis dl s at the
vef ver least 1 lUJt there la to be a T0 reQlte < yit to from
any freezing temperature temperatureIt
It was some cold this morning though
It did not seem so after the cbltMneas
of yesterday Y Just before dawn the
little littl stream tre m that tells the Ute of the
temperature hied Itself to a snug nug corner oornerunder cornerunder
under the 14 mark and stayed there
until the sun rose Then began the
upward climb
Cold Wave Broken BrokenIn
In tho North and the West t the cW cWwave C4tkIwave oklwave
wave has broken It was warmer in inthe Inthe Inthe
the Weat than in Washington today
In the North the mercury jumped anywhere any anywhere al1Ywhere ¬
where from 10 to 30 legrreea M8 higher
than it ranged yesterday morning JCornin JCorninThe
The be Weather Man rolled nil tt l the cold
he gathered gsthe ed in the North ana West Weetand Westand
and the little package that hung around aroundWhl aroundWashington
Washington Whl ton in a large bundle and let
it loose on the Southland which to al alleged alleged alIeged ¬
leged to be sunny WOOD Tourists hunting huntingreapite huntingrespite
respite plte from chills chJ1l who went to Florida
for the midwinter encountered encounte thereyesterday there thereyeaterday thereYterday
yesterday and today freezing tlMS1n weather weatherThe weatherThe
The weather is not only hard on the
tourists tourJ ta it threatens to injure the
orange crop seriously 8tt1ou ly Leas severe cold
than th that experienced today officiate otllelAIat
at the Weather Bureau aay sa y hits ruin ruined
the e crop cropmore and then again againalt alt It has our sur ¬
vival more freezing weather weather It all de de ¬
pends upon the state of the trees and
just what amount of damage lice 11 been
done will not be known
Train On Time TimeBvery TimeBnry TimeRvary
Bvery train came into the Union Sta ¬
tion this morning on scheduled time timeaava timeva timesave
save va the Federal Express from Boa
ton which was WIt about one hour and
fortyflva minute late Tine alkht sll < ht con congeetlon cengeetlon
geetlon UGn of freight that followed the
Christmas storm ha hN been entirely
cleared away a WLY
The delivery deliver division of the city poet p t
office reported to the th postmaster that
all Clirlatmas mallft and packagea kages ware wareon
delivered The delay In Jncomlug h comin mall
on Christmas and the day after helpedg helpedgrather helped
rather than hindered the derive delivery as It
avoided avold d a eongeation in the Washington
office The only delays reported were were
in the delivery ry of postal cards Some
of these that t arrived on Monday were
not sent out until Wednesday Wednud y
The only damage to telegraph wlreu wlr wires
of o either company caused c u8ed by the cold
wag w to the Western Union lines on the
eastern shore of Maryland and Vir ¬
ginia Meaaagea to southern Delaware 1elawe 1elawewere I
were subject kt kt4u to da7
The suburban street car lines wea
4u thered the u cold spell without any de 4e
lays Extreme cold generally amps ape Ute
trolleys trolle but that did not happen this th
morning morningSEVERE mornl mornlSEVERE morningSEVERE
CLARKSBURG W Vl VI Dec t1Reports ItRe ItReporta Re Reporta i
porta from the country districts tIicts are to tothe tothe tothe 1
the effect that quail are dying ying by thou thousands thou8ands thousands ¬
sands on account of the severe weather weatherContinued w weatherContinued Rthr RthrContinued
Continued on Ninth Page Pager
Minister Coming to Washington Wash Washington W sh shingtQn ¬
ington n to Oppose Opp se Mexi Mexican Mexican ¬
can Influence InfluenceKNOX InfluenceKNOX InfluenceKNOX
Mission May Mean Displaeament Displaeamentof
of Diaz as Primtv Power InCentral In InCentral InCentral
Central America Affairs AffairsBy Affai AffairsB7 s sBy
In order to p put t an ezwtGMltdoo8 en4 n44 to Mxioes W xfcxJa influence in influence Influence ¬
fluence over oV r the attaint < Ot t Central andSouth and andSouth andSouth
South Amerkia Atn rkla de Bte Branca the theminister thEmlnfstP1 theminister
minister of foreign xffafctt atl a > fa ils fpr ar Brazil is iscoming Iscoming Iscoming
i coming to Washington 19 t arrange arrange an anagreement anaTeement
agreement between his country IfDtry and the theI tbeUnited theUnited
I United States which wM w it make Brazil Brazilthis Brazill Brazillthis Brazill
this countrys s ally in da d dep lMg l Mg with the theinternational Iinternational I II
international problems w WJiiah ttnh may ma arise arlpeIn arisein I Iin
in South or Central Amarlaa AmarlaaThis Anted AniorlesThis
This information comes today ted from a aman aman aman I
man oloso to tothe the Brazilian elalasay mk ssy y In Inthis InthllJ inthis
this city and with It te tha additional nd additionalstatement ndfllclonalstatement ltJonal I Istatement
statement that Brazil ra r rtleiizing Jlzlng the thestrained i istrained s sstrained
strained relations which new J1Gexlt exit betweon be between ¬
tweon Mexico and the theTlriited United States Statessees StateSHS I
sees the present pro ent aa the tjfeni dm ftr making r makinga I
a coalition which will in rosAgt riiL in great greatadvantage gt8tadvanaage greatadvattago
advantage to her ar fiA ais ilaIn In the de declalve dedelve decItve
delve aniilng en + Itng of Meaiooapigim lexlooa x1oo plaun bn to being beingthia beingthIa beingttnkt
thia eountrys chief mXfy a4 in Central CentralAmerica CentialAmerica CentralAmerica
America AmericaWhite i iWhIle iWhile
WhIle no opinion wa w wag 4Sfen given fven at the theState theStte theState
State Department today I to the prob probable probabI probable ¬
able abI outoamo of Minister + Jlhaucrs Ai Paner ancrs pro propeeod prop pro propened
peeod viait to Washington it was a ad admitted admlUed admuted ¬
muted that the relations betwean tha thaGovornment tJtsGrrvornment
Govornment Go vornment aDd thut of BffuAl ant1 are ax axU exU oxtlentely
tlentely U m mely ly cordial and thatthe that the United UnitedStates UnitedSttte UnitedStates
States will be glad to hear any propo propositions propoalUons propoMUons ¬
sitions Braneo may care carew to make
Saved the Situation SituationIt SituatI i iIt
It I Sat s remembered that gMjtfp g ge + p in dlplo dlplomrUe d4plonwtlc Io IomrUe
mrUe circles described de Boweo a e4 t tmca the themcn e emc1
mca who saved the Bitua sit ait t wJ1e hofttMs o1lllSGovmm8 kaidsGovernment hofttMsGovajmaxant
Government t sent its ultbrim ultiir JIa wa to tpdoranding todemanding rt
demanding an immadia immadiathe 1mmwJIe imstid imstidthe
the Alsop claim Upon Chiles refueal refuealof retuelt
of the curt demand and tho ensuing em embaraPMnent eml embaraeomcnt
baraPMnent l to the United States Bran Branco Braaco
co ciade r + ada the suggestion sugge sugg ton that the two twoooucrries tWuoour twooournieo
ooucrries oour trIes should agree on the King of ofBnglund otBnglUN1 ofBnghnd
Bnglund as the arbitrator of the claim claimCalla cla1mC claimChile
Calla C ll agreed to this and the arrange arrangement Lrrangment arrangement
ment was made madeTha madeThe madeThe
The feeling between Brazil and Maxice Max Mexico M X XIco ¬
ico has been for some years of the bit bitterest bitterest bitterest ¬
terest kind and Brazil has been look
Ing for an opportunity to Injure Mexicos
influence inftue e with the United States StatesMr
Mr Knox and the President aro high ¬ 1 I
ly incensed against t the Mexican govermnrtnt gov government sovernmont ¬
ernment because of the part Enrique
Creel played hero as the result of the thesecret theecret thesecret
secret treaty between Mexico and Nica Nicaragua Nicaragua ¬ j
ragua No denial is made in wellIn
formed circle that tbe relations be be ¬
tween this country and the th Diaz govern government GOOInmont vern vernmont ¬
mont are ar strained and that Mexico Mexicowould Mexico Mexicowould MexJoowould
would be the last country the United
States would regard as ita agent or ally
In dealing with 1th problem proh in South or
Central America AmericaPleasure AmericaPleamT AmericaPleasure
Pleasure to Brarfl BrarflBrazil Brai1Brazil BraaiBrazil
Brazil has learned all this with the thekeenest thekeeneat thekeenest
keenest pleasure The Brazilian prow prowhas ptouh8B presshas
has already b6 begun > n tn to point mi out that + ha nAw no now
is the tints for that country to come comeinto comeinto comeInto
into Its ovm o as the th ally of the United
States in international affairs on the
American continent A A Brazilian diplo diplomat diplomat diplomat ¬
mat made the statement In Washington Washingtonaa
aa far r back aa a year er ago that Brazil
disliked l Mexico and was only waiting Wl U g
for the chance to oust her aa the therJrmd
friend of this country
Brazil has been for some years tho
loudest South American advocate of
the Monroe Doctrine and It has b been
Brazil which always notified this thl coun conntry country country
try if there appeared to be danger of ofa ofvlola11on ofa
a violation of that documents prosrleione pro provisions provJaton ¬
srleioneIn visions visionsIn vJatonIn
In the Diplomatic Corps In Washing ¬
ton the news that de Rio Branco expects ex exto I Ito i ito
to come to Washington is regarded as
the most mo t important development in the i
Central American situation since Mr j I
Knox sent Ms oJ 1 is famous famou note to Rodri Rodrigaee RodrigOOE Rodrlgoes
goes It Broncos Bd COs mission mle lon is I success successful SUeoeMtul ¬
ful it will mean hat Brasil will Im Immediately Imme Immediately ¬
me mediately ltely spring into tha prominence prominenceMexico promlnDCeMexico
Mexico has enjoyed as the great friend frienand trten6and friendand
and chief ally of this thf Government in the theaffairs theaffalr theaffairs
affairs of the Western hemisphere If Itt Ifthis I Ithis
this t country decides to undertake the thetask thetA8Ic thetask
task of consolidating the countries of ofCentrat ofCentral
Central America Brazil ar ari a i not Menleo Men Mexico rrexwoo ¬
leo woo will be the assistant In the h work workWell workWell workWell
Well Known Here
Braneo Is wall known ia Washington Washingtonand VuhlKtonand
and ha h ia regarded as a one Oft o ot the ablest ablestdiplomats abl abldiploma ablestdiplomats
diplomats in South America He has hasdone hasdono hasdone
done a lions lion share In the upbuilding upbuildingof
of Brazil Bra Il and Is said to be keenly alive aliveto JIveto aliveto j
to the great advantages that Will come cometo cometo cometo
to his country if he can make the agree agreement II agreement ree reement ¬
ment he desires de lro with the United States StatesThat StateThat StatesThat
That the prospects of his success 8Ue aragood ar arood are aregood
good ood is evident This government die dlslML d dplNMd diepleased
pleased > lML ed with Mexico naturally desires deal rea
a strong and reliable ally aJl in South SouthAmerica SouthAmerica SouthAmerica
America BrasU presents herself as the thepower thepower thepower
power which m meets ts the wishes of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States Moreover she he has to her hercredit hercredit hercredit
credit a record of many years cf cfstanch Crstanch ofstanch
stanch friendship for this country countTor
Mr Knox has been emphatic in his hisdeclarations hi hidecJaraUon hisdeclarations
declarations that lie means to handle handlethe hAndlethe handlethe
the NIcaraguan situation as he desiresand desires desiresand dealr dealrand
and that he want no help from Mexico MexicoMexico Mexicoexloo MexicoMexico
Mexico exloo saved relays el ya but it will be a along along along
long time before it will be able to save saveanybody aveantbody saveanybody
anybody else elseIn el elseIn e eIn
In spite of Mr Knoxs nox coldness coldn tl toward towantexlco
Mexico exlco hovever it is I known that such suchan IIuenan suchan
an alliance + ns 1 Brazil Is about to pro propose proP propeso ¬
pose would ppeal > ppea very yeQ strongly to the
State Department The arrangement arrangementrould arranaementMOld arrangementcould
MOld not be made before the Nicaraguan NIca Nlcaraguan NIcant
raguan nt < uan crisis Is settled but It would wouldaffect wouldat wouldaffect
at affect t all future similar conditions and andwould andwould
would in reality be one of the greats great greatblo greatsblows
blows blo Mexico has ever suffered sufferedTne ButeredrIle iifferedrho
rIle hope for peace in Nicaragua gua was
dimmed somewhat today bv reports reportsstating rfportsstUng reportsstating
stating that th t ICetrada had rejected the theovertures t1leovertule theovertures
overtures r rt e Madriz nmd M1 by dispatch
from Manarua to the effect that mili military mllttary ¬
tary preparations pre rl1t1oll continue there and aidthat 1
that no material changes in the per personnel peror percannel ¬
cannel of the army arranged by ex
President Zelaya had teen mart martIt mtf1It made madeIt
It is now considered ton lc1rrPd probable that
the flghting between the two factions factionswill tactlonswlll factionsvr
vr will 111 continue
I Aids Switchmens Cause
Of the A A F of L Who Conferred Today With Federal Officials on Behalf of ofStriking ofStriking ofStriking
Striking Railroad Employes Empla yes in Northwest
J3 B E hnm i m In 1181 11811ttl a aRf
1ttl Rf
men In Northwest NorthwestFor
For the purpose of bringing about if ifpossible ifpossible 1
possible po an adjustment adjUr tmeat of ofthe of the Impute dtoputebetween tutebetween Imputebetween
between the switchman and the aerth aerthweetera aertttwesteta orth orthwestern
western railroads H He B Perham head headof headof d dof
of the railway department of the thaAmerican theAnrerloan
American Federation of Labor had a aconference aconference aconference I
conference today with Chairman Knapp Knappof i
of 0 the Interstate Commerce Commission CorasalBstonand
and Commissioner of Labor Neill The Thaconference Theconference I Iconterence
conference adjourned at t 1 oclock when whenit I IIt
it waa planned to resume sessions se slons later laterNo lILterNo laterNo
No agreement rement had ben reached reachedPerbam reachedPerham reachedPerbam
Perbam who arrived last night from fromthe tromtheVe fromthe
the theVe West t had arranged for the confer conference oonterenco conference ¬
ence by b telegraph We are hopeful of oftrouble ote1rect1nf ofelTectin
e1rect1nf elTectin a peaceful settlement ot thetrouble the thetrouble
trouble he said before going goln into theconference the thoconference tbooonterenrbut
conference oonterenrbut but along just what lines
I ant not now DOwable able to indicate indicateThe 1ndleteThe indicateThe
The telegram sent by Mayor M or Haynes Haynesof
of Minneapolis urging President Pro ldent Taft Taftto TaUto Taftto
to lend his official influence In uence toward a asettlement asettlement asettlement
settlement of the strike was referred referredby referredby referredby
by the President today to Chairman ChairmanKnapp ChairmanKDa ChairmanKnapp
KDa Knapp p and 00 Commissioner Neill
According to Law LawPerhams LawPerhams LawPerhams
Perhams conference with 1th the two twoGovernment twoGovernment twoGovernment
Government officials is in accordance accordancewith accordanoewith accordancewith
with tho terms of the mediation and ar arbitration 1 1bltrtlon erbltratlon ¬
bitration law of which former Congressman Con Congressman Oonman ¬
gressman man C J Erdtnan of o Allentown AllentownPa AllentownPa I
I Pa was Ute author authorTba authorThe uthorThe
The socalled Brdman act was signed signedv 8Ignec1by signedby
by > v President McKinley on June 1 USi
In genera it provides a comprehensive comprehensivescheme comprehensivescheme e eIICheme
scheme which may DUl be adopted for or the theamicable theamicable theamicable
amicable settlement of strikes and lock lockouts Jookout lockouts ¬
outs out wherein are Involved a common commoni e commoncarrier mmon mmonerrl
i carrier errl r doing an interstate business businessand bu lnand businessand
and its employes and specifloally limits
its jurisdiction to disputes dJ putes arising over overe overwages
wages e hours ol otlabor labor or conditions oolldJtJ na of ofemployment otemployment ofemployment
employment ani J1 where both parties parUevOluntarily partiesvoluntarily
voluntarily agree < + its provisions
Two methods o arbitration are speci spec ¬
lied in the measure JU88 1re the second to be beadopted beadopted beadopted
adopted only after aft the first snail have
failed faJ I ecl The law grants either strikers strikersand atrlkrsand strikersand
and employers ti tj + i privilege rSvU 8e of submit ¬
ting their difTerr dltrerC1ce5 noes in the first place
to the ComnUaf CommillEkner kner ner of Labor and the thechairman thechalrmal1 thechairman
chairman of the Interstate Commerce
Commission for mediation The con consent COIlaent consent ¬
sent of both parties to a strike are not notnecry notnecessary j
necessary in this course If the at ¬
tempts oC these two Government otScials ota otac1aJs ¬
cials to arrive at an amicable adjust1 adjt adjtment ad ust
ment of the controversy are ra unavailing
a second plan is provided this how 00 00ever hoever ¬
ever requiring action by both parties
The law states that here may be
three arbitrators In the second plan planby
one named b by the employer a second
by the labor organisation of which the
striking men are members or if they
are not members of such a union a
m man > named by a majority of them and
a third chosen by the two already sa
Power of Examination ExaminationTo
To this board of arbitration the law lawprovides 1wpl lawprovides
pl provides vtdes that both sides may submit blatt
their grievances vancea in writing The Tt three threearbitrators th thIlrbltratorll threearbitrators e
arbitrators have the power of calling
and swearing and examining witnesses WStn
They must meet within ten days from
date of selection of the third member
and muat reach a final decision within
thirty days da > Meanwhile the law de declares ¬
clares that the status of the controversy
shall not be changed changedWhatever chan changedWhate06r fd fdWhater
Whatever decision d lslon the arbitrators may
reach is Iliad In the United States Cir Circuit Cireu ¬
cuit eu It Court for the district wherein the he
dispute dl pute occurs rnd is final unless UR legalerror legal legalerror Mealerror
error is iiiseovere1 and may be enforced
hy b court decree Ten days dR era given gveneither giveneither
either side dissati dtaeathfted > fled with the deciaioti
In which to Die vlth oJth the court excep ex tep ¬
ions and the matter Jnlltt r may then be car carried QAtrled carnod ¬
nod lthrough through thlOu h the regular Judicial procedure pro procedure procedure ¬
cedure cedureAfter cedureAttet cedureAfter
After a ward by the arbitrators the em employers omploelll employers ¬
ployers are forbidden to discharge dchar e em employe emp1oy employs ¬
ploys or the employee to resign with without without 1th 1thout ¬
out justifiable ju tUtable cause for three months monthswithout monthawithout monthswithout
without thirty days notice in written writtenand writingand lIUngand
and the award shall haU be considered 1 in n
force for one year without appeal un ¬
load 1t 8g by legal gal procedureThe procedure procedureTh procedureThA
Th The three arbitrators are 10 granted 1t 1tper i1 i1per 10 10per 0
per day salary and necessary traveling travelingn
expenses exl onses n
i n LI VCD til jo Id IS niTPUrPs UliunLU UliunLUTUDET DITCH EO y
7 H I In InTo IrlTHREE n < r rtTo
7 7To
> tTo
To Rescue RescueKANSAS RescueXANAS e eKAlrpAS
KANSAS CITY Doc 8LTne 3LThIsland Reck RockIsfeUMi ReckUIad
Island GcMan State limited is report reportIn reported reportedto
to the dHon dito lr ne near ar Trenton Mo MoThree 1tIoThree MoThree
Three are reported killed Del many ia iaJured 1jured
Jured JuredTho juredThe juredThe
The engteo and all the cars ttiraad ttiraadover tunMdover to toover
overFive over overFive
Five bodies have been recovered and
it is said that fifteen more a aN > e bu buried sled
under the wreckage wreclta a of the train traincars TIt
cars are burning floxcely it roely The wreck wrecksaid istea is
said to be due to spreading n nJ1a < Jls Scores Seo tea
of persons were injured and it is im ¬
possible to tell the number of oldeCJ dead
The train was wrecked two aDd amiles a a half
miles north of Trenton The whota train
toppled over and flames soon broke out oa t
in tile forward coachf s which were weresmashed Weresmashed war warsmashed e te
smashed to kindling wood The flra flraworked A Aworked a aworked
worked back rapidly and at last lut lastports re re reports ¬
ports was consuming the sleepers
Hundreds of man from rom Kansas City Cit
were ware rushed to the scene on a wrecking wreedti I
train and are desperately de trying to get g et
bodies out of the wreckage wr and to fight ett t
back the flames The fireman roman of the tb e
train train te supposed suppo ed to have ben Instant instantly T
killed killedHis killedHIs killedHis
His crushed body under the ea engine giAe
Tbe cars were badly smashed andppaeeengera and thep the thepassengers I
passengers p who escaped escape had h d to ugh flpttbelr flchttheir t
their way out Many of o them crawled crawl
through the windows and over heaps heapswreckage ps of GtwrtckAe
wreckage to places laces of safety lIet lIetAU i
All the physicians DbBlcJan yslcians at Trenton have ha vo
ben be rushes ru het to the scene and our
from Kansas Kan8 us City have been sent
j CHICAGO Dee IL 2LAccording Accordlng ecorcu to re reports re reOris reports ¬
I ports received here three persons pelllODakilled rare werekilled rarekilled
killed outright and at least twentyfive twentyfiveothers twen twsutyveothers lhe lheothers
i others were Injured five ft seriously ia iathe iathe inthe
the wreck 1wo wo women in the sleeper sleeperwere sleeperwere sleeperwere
were killed k1l1 The fireman was also in instantly iBstant1y instantly ¬
stantly killed while the engineer was wasprobably wallpru waspmbsblyy
probably pru Wy fatally hurt hurtThe hurtihe hurtThe
The engine was derailed his ht report reportsays reportYII reportsays
says YII throwing several coaches eoach off the thetrack thettclt thetrack
track The combination car and one onesleeper 088Ieeper onesleeper
sleeper turned over and caught Cn ht fire fireOfficials ftreOfticlaJs AraOfficials
Officials of the road said however howeverthat howeY8rthat howeverthat
that owing to wire trouble they had hadregarding hadbeen hadbeen
been unable to get much informationregarding information intormatJoBreprd1ng
regarding the wreck They said thetrain the thetrain thetrain
train was the California Special and andnot andnot andnot
not the Golden Gate Limited that the thaengine th thenclne theengine
engine was derailed and that three carsleft cam camleft eantleft
left the tracks and turned over Their Theirreports Thmrreporte Theirreports
reports indicated that the fireman name nameunknown nameunltDOwn nameunknown
unknown was killed and the engineer engineerprobably endaeerNObabJ engineerprobably
probably fatally Injured Several r1 pas passengers pAinprs pr prsensors ¬
sensors nprs were siu injured officials said but buthow batboW buthow
how many they did not konw konwRATES konwRATES konwRATES
Double Tariff Charge Is Abolished AbolishedWith AbolishedVith
With Approval of ofCompanies ofCol1panies ofCoiipanies
Companies CompaniesTh Col1paniesCommslraers
Th The Commlaaicaors today aiaeadad aiaeadadtha a athe auhee4dedthe
the regulations regulat ions governing vnlDE taxicab taxtcabby rates ratesby ratersby
by striking Jltrtkl out all double tariff rates votesand ratesand Nt Nta
and providing th the following toUowl charges char for forone or orone orone
one to five persons personsFirst rensonaJlNt personaRiot
First half mile Oe or fraction thereof W Wcents Icents 6ecents 1
cents each quarter mite thereafter thereatt 1 10 10cents 10centll 10cents
cents each tour minutes of waiting 10cents 10 10cents 18cent
cents centsTbe centsThe
Tbe principal effect of the amend amendment amendment amendmeat ¬
ment Is to increase 1n < 1AII8 from 38 to It 5 cants cantsthe centllthe
the harp for tile use of the taxicab taxioabfor taxtcbtor taxicabfor
for a abort distance Under the present presentregulations peaeDtreguJatIons presentregulations
regulations a taxicab may be sent two twomiles twomiles
mil miles and then carry carr a passenger a aquarter aquarter aquarter 1
quarter of a mile tile tariff for which whichis
is only 30 cents The proposition is to tomake tomake tomake
make a flat rate of 60 cents cen for the thaservice thec
service serviceTh lIMVieeT servi serviThe c
Th T The e other change ehlUl adds EO eearts an anhour anhour anhour
hour for waiting time The taxIcatt taxIcattcompanle8 xfafr xfafrwhat
companle8 on their part pertas agree to abolash abol abolIlIh
ash what is t known as the theagree agreela double doub la tariff i iand
and will h hereafter r aftt carry t lTY Any number tarif1 of ofp 0r ofpersons
r p persons uons = on from on ona 11 to live at the same samerat samerate
rate rat j
Spencer Trask i New > few Toni YorliMillionaire TOflJVliIIionaireJ ToniMillionaire
Millionaire Meets Death DeatftIn DeathIII DeathIn
In CollisfonBIG CollistoIiBJG Collision CollisionBZG
lock k Signals Sign Overlooked Is Belaf Be BeKaf Be1iaftofOffiCtaIs4nvcsti
Kaf 1iaftofOffiCtaIs4nvcsti 1iaftofOffiCtaIs4nvcstigat of OfficJals Offel alsInvestl alsInvestlation Investi Investigation ¬
gation gat ation n nN Slartsd SlartsdKEW i taite taiteice
ice N WYO YORK De Dec 8perice 8periceTtask Spenca SpencaTiask Spencfarlc
Tiask T > + ask millionaire New Ycdc y farlc t bulk bulker bai ifc ifcert io ioer
ert er head of the great private bairn bairnhouse baiipng b ng
house of Spencer Trask sk Co COva COvaJinntly wsi wsiJmstantly i a aiinstantl
Jmstantly iinstantl killed at 8 oclock 1 OCk thimorning this thislniomin f friioiriini
lniomin morning ir irpress when the Montreal ex expess ep >
press p Ss of the New York Central Centralsfcinding entrastUlding Centralstlndin
stlndin sfcinding on the main line at Cn Cnton Cn Cnton CmEton > >
ton thirtyfour miles from Net NetYork NewY elf elfYcrk
York Y rrk was was run down by a soutfc souflhbound soutfcbound ufhbound
bound freight train trainTwo tramTwo trainTwo
Two negro porters James E EBell EBell
I Bell and Scipio S Jackson were hljured in injured injured
jured and taken to a hospital it kOssinjng itOssining itTheir
Ossinjng 0ssin3Their g Their in injuries juries are not nolserious notserious notserious
serious seriousNo seriousNo seriousNo
No cause for tI the a wreck Bas j let yelbeen t tbeen
been assigned gned bat t t tlte e ie q QfD fiats als ol olthe 01the ofthe
the road intimate that thatit it was was caused calfby causedby causedby
by the negligence n 1igente of the crew of the tbefreight t tfreight thefreight
freight train rain all of whom escaped escapedinjury escapedinjury escapedinjury
injury injuryCAUSE
Th > second section of the theMont theMontreal Mont Montreal Montscab ¬
I real express res had been stopped spp stn P1 at atCraton t tCroton
Croton Btziypii sta on by the auaaitto auaaittoA an utqplf afro afrosignaling tlQ tlQsfgzial1I1
signaling ds3vica de ca whIch Rain Watzit f e eA eA
A similar signal sIgz aI half ha been setto set setto setto
to warn tho engineer of the follow following 1aHowfag followfag ¬
fag freight that the express had hadstopped hadstopped hadstopped
stopped The wa war vanjlng 1ng was evidont evidantly
ly ignored for the massive freight freightcrashed freIghtcrashed freightcrashed
crashed into the rear end of the ex express expre5 ¬
press pressThe pre5The proseThe
The Trask family has had many znis znisfartunes mtertunes misfortunes
fortunes to the past few years HIs Hlafour HIstour
four children died within a single week weekand WeekaDd
and airs Trask has been an Invalid nvalidever nvalldeer
ever since last August A In an taitoroo taitoroobUe IrtomoDIk
bile accident la Boston the glass wind wtodshield wmdshield windshield
shield VaS smashed and Trasks eye so soseriously 60seriously
seriously Injured that the surgeons had hadto hadto
to remove it to save the sight of the thaother theother
other eye eyeTrask eyeTrask eyeTrask
Trask lived most of his time at his hisSaratoga hisSarato
Saratoga Sarato estate coming mlRg once or twica twicaa
a week to his business in New York TorkAt YorkAt
At Saratoga b M had 2W acros including inchxUBSa I c1udlAa
a l Jake ke and many beautiful drives It Itwas nwas Itwas
was one of tao show places of t Saratoga Saratogaand SaratosaDd °
and visitors were Mooted In the thegroua
grounds grotindsA groua s ssecond
A second summer home of the dead deadmvitimltlionalre de41mtlitimIlH deadmultimtlionalre
mvitimltlionalre mtlitimIlH nare WM his Trio Island adRetre81
Retreat at laKe George GeorgeTrask GeoneTrulc GeorgeTrask
Trask occupied the drawing room r m on
the rear sleeper of the tI Montreal ax axpreas Xpro axpress
press pro into which tfc tN heavy freight t en engine GO GOglne engine ¬
gine plowed H He was instantly kled kledTbe kBle4The kitiedThe
The Montreal express ooasisted af r saw sawbaggage eobtL5 easebaggage
baggage btL5 e car two 3ay coaches and AdalMIS Aresleepers Are ftvesleepers
sleepers It rules runs over the thoDiware thoDiwareDel Delaware Delwareand Delawareand
and Hudeon Mae to Trey p and from that thatcity thatcity thatcity
city to t New York runs over the tracks traoksof traokaor
of the New York Central CentralThe CeatraJThe CotraLThe
The southbound freight in charge chargeXngineer of ofEoginear c cnac
Xngineer nac Flanlgan and Coeduetec Conduetetfelt Gl Glfat 9so 9sof
f fat felt lt w was s following the express expressSignals expl8NSignals expressSignals
Signals Overleoksd OFerlookedFar OverleoksdFor 01lU1GokedFer
For BOOM unknown reason tbtalleel the frsKSat frsKSatfailed tsa g t tfailed
failed to see the Week bleektruck asjaate ens cad cadstruck sadstruck
struck the last car ia the sx expense UKMCf tss with wttbIta withterrifq
terrifq Sortie f e The MY MYUa engine pirare pirareits
its way over and through the last of ofthe Oftbe ofthe
the PuUn Pullmans Pa1IDIRsTraek PullmansTrask aae aaeTrack
Track who was returning l te teYork New NewYork NewYork
York from ate ceuntr pIa pleas at atteP 9IU 9IUte 111saa 111saatosa
te teP a was ia the a g meat ro ei at thevery the thevery tMeT
very eT end of r t taw eD ta The heavy heavyeastoe 1 eY7lD4e heavyengine
engine prate i Aloar dtl wod et the thedrawing 1M4raWIDc thedrairtng
drawing rera and Mr Task Taakma hecrtaty hecrtatymangled het hetmangled
mangled gIedws was Instantly I killed ktttedA killedA killedA
A part porter r 011 o the t o sieaalaj oar na DUlt8 DUlt8yet napaeas a asa
sa yet unknown was kU killed and ta taotAeiate tile tileoddaIs t9teeSelals
otAeiate of the New N Tock Central d deatre dcIIRe de deeMxe
eatre ese no other Brsa was wutbMach kM kited kitedthough 4 4theuga
though it has keen taaaosBibfe I Fat to tolearn toMNIL tolearn
learn wli wtQ it wa waOB1y wasOnly was wasOnly
Only two cars ia I the express train tmlawere trainwere Rwre
were unmaped unmapedWiscktw dm da ltd ltdWreckene
Wiscktw VItek Sat S at Out OutWrecktajf OatWracking
Wracking trains aI wen scat out oatNew Jagm JagmNew gsmNew
New York and Ossining Osstaia and trees Uw Uwlatter th thlatter titslatter >
latter place sevexal doctors helacr beIIIcto asst asstto a at atto
to take care of th the injured injuredAa 1nJwedAa InjuredAn
Aa of otfcll Acial of the New York Xor Central Centraldeelaros Centraldeclle Centraldeclares
declares that tbe road has Installed tn tnanatie titthat inthat
that Nt of the line the onset auto autetic automatic
anatie tic block signals 8IcM obtalaabls and and41eel ad added added ¬
ded that while the e cause ca of the wreck wreckhad WTPrJtAd whYrltbed
had not been mxtd th the officials oa la1s could couldnot coul coulaot couldnot
not see how the freight crew had hldterti r on ontared + r rtered
tared the block with the express tntl tntlmatjag in inmating 1 1t
mating t that th t signals Sca l lac I k be b n r inoted i ig ignored g gJIOret ¬
noted noredTraffic JIOretTratfto notedTratSo
Traffic was not Ions l l delayed the thewrecking therecklng thewrecking
wrecking crew < getting ttlng the tn two damaged d t ti
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