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Showers Tonight Saturday Satur Saturday ¬
Three Great Memorial Meet Meetings Meetings Meetings ¬
ings Held By Sunday SundaySchool SundaySchool SundaySchool
School Workers WorkersCABLEGRAM WorkersCABLEGRAM WorkersCABLEGRAM
Congress Adjourns to See the theGreat theGreat theGreat
Great Parade Down Pennsyl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania ¬
vania Avenue This Afternoon AfternoonTwenty AfternoonTwentj AfternoonTwenty
Twenty thousand men women and andchildren andchlldron andebtldron
children gathered from every civilized civilizedcountry clvnlzedcountry ctviltze3Country
country on the globe and from every everyheathen everyheathen I Iheathen
heathen land Into which the light of ofChristianity ofChrisUanlty i iChrisUanlty
ChrisUanlty has penetrated united inmourning in inmourning Inmourning
mourning Englands dead King today todayAt todayAt todayAt
At Calvary Calval Baptist Baptl t Church the First FirstCongregational FirstCongregational FirstCongregational
Congregational Church and MJ u Voc Vornon Vocnon Ver Vernon
non Methodist Church memorial services servicesto
to the late King Edward of England Englandwere Englandwere Englandwere
were held by the delegates In attendance attendanceupon attendnceupon attendanceupon
upon tho Worlds Worlds Sixth Sunday Schoolconvention School Schoolconvention SehooIonentlon
convention conventionJust conventionJust onentlonJust
Just as thousands representing every everynationality everynationaUty everyrationality
nationality every eveI race and every evan evangelical evangelical evangelical ¬
gelical denomination known at Conven Convention Convention Convention ¬
tion Hall last night united in one onemighty onemighty onemighty
mighty tribute of praise to Americas AmericasChief AmcrkasChief AmericasChief
Chief Executive so today AmericanJapanese American AmericanJapanese AmerScnJapanese
Japanese Chinese Ch In oee Turk and African Africanjoined Afrkanjoined Africanjoined
joined with the Britisher in his sorrow sorrowfor sorro sorrofor sorrowfor
for the dead monarch monarchCable monarchCable monarchCable
Cable to Queen Mother MotherWhile MotherWhile MotherWhile
While with spoken sp ken eulogies prayers prayersand prayersand prayersand
and hymns the love for King Kln Edward Edwardwas EdwudWIl Edwardwas
WIl was expressed exprese blessings were invoked invokedupon InOkedtllon Invokedupon
upon the reign rel of George Nor was the theQueen theQuecn theQueen
Queen Mother Moth r forgotten Prayers were wereoffered wereoffered wereoffered
offered for Queen Alexandra and the thesympathy theympath thesympathy
sympathy ympath of r the delegates del te6 expressed In Inthe Inthe inthe
the following cablegram to England EnglandTo na naTo
To Alexandra the Queen QUe n Mother other Lon London Lonclan London ¬
don England EnglandThe EulandThe EnglandThe
The sixth International Sunday school schoolconvention schoolconvention schoolconvention
convention assembled in Washington Washingtontenders Washingtontenders Itinton ItintontendeI3
tenders to you its I profound sympathy in inyour Inyour Inyour
your hour of bereavement bereavementAt
At Calvary Baptist Church Dr Meyer Meyerpresident Meyerpresident reyerpresIdent
president of the Worlds World Sunday School SchoolConvention SeboolConentlon ehoolConvention
Convention and for over a 8 quarter of ofa ofa ofa
a century one of the most mo t dIstinguieheddivines distinguished distinguisheddivines d18t1nguhlbeddIvines
divines of London presided Rev RevPercy Re RevPercy I
Percy Walkter of England delivered deliveredthe
the memorial address addre s With voice voicetrembling voicetrembling I Itrembling
trembling with emotion and eyes filled filledwith filledwith
with tears the venerable vorl wable man told of
Englands s Iore k Ioefor ve for her King and of the thesorrow thew thesorrow i
sorrow w of Englands people at his pass passing passtnw ¬
ing ingThe The memorial services followed the theregular theregular theregular
regular programs of prayer praise and andaddresses andaddrese8hcld
r addresses addrese8hcld held at the three churches
1 for the thousands of delegates delegatesGreat delegatesGreat I
Great Parade This Afternoon AfternoonThese AfternoonThese AfternoonThese
These services S rvlces at which many of the themost themost themost
most notable Christian workers of this thisand thl8and thisand
and other countries will be heard will willcontinue willcorUnue willcor
continue cor + tinue with a midday recess r e until
430 oclock this afternoon when the thegreat theIreat thegreat
great Sunday Sund School parade Is scheduled scheduledto
to take place pleceThe The Th resolution r lutlon passed by byCongress byCongress byCongress
Congress to adjourn early this after afternoon atternoon afternoon ¬
noon in honor of the parade met with witha 1th 1tha
a round of cheers when read last night nightby nightby nightby
by Dr Meyer at Convention Hall HallTaft HaJJTaft HallTaft
Taft Wildly Cheered CheeredWith CheeredWith CheeredWith
With great eat Convention Hall converted convertedinto convertedinto convertedinto
into a sea of waving handkerchiefs handkerchiefswhile handkerchiefsblle handkerchiefswhile
while blle leCW voices 1ces cheered the President Presidentand Pre Presidentand k nt ntfind
and Mrs frs Taft last night received the thehomage thehomage thehomage
homage of all the nations of the earth earthrepresented 6fUthrepresented earthrepresented
represented by delegates assembled assembledfrom assembledfrom bled bledfrom
from every quarter of the civilized doe doeto globeto Iobe Iobeto
to attend the Worlds Sixth Sunday
School Convention ConventionUpon ConventionUpon ConventionUpon
Upon the conclusion of President PresidentTafts PresidentTafts PresidentTafts
Tafts speech President Meyer an announced announced announced ¬
nounced that the delegates dele < < ates to the convention con convention convent10n ¬
vention were doubly honored in having havingwith bvlalI1th havingwith
with them not only the President but butMrs butMrs butMrs
Mrs Taft Immediately there was wa wademnd a ademand ademand
demand for Mrs Tafts appearance appearanceLeading appearanceLeading appearanceLeading
Leading her to the speakers platform platformPresident platformPresldont platformPresident
President Taft announced announcedHere announcedHere announcedHere
Here ladies and gentlemen Is the thereal thereal
real President of the United States StatesAgain Stat6Again StatesAgain
Again the storm broke Wave after aftorwave afterwave I Iwave
wave of applause swept the ball as asMrs asMrs i iMrs
Mrs Taft bowing and smiling acknowl acknowledged acknowledged ¬
edged the greeting
As soon as the cheering had subsided subsidedsufficiently subsidedeufficlently I IBufficlentl
sufficiently Bufficlentl for Mr Taft to be heard heardhe heardhe
he said
Taft Says He Needs Prayers PrayersOne PrayersOne
One remark of our presiding officer officersank ol officersank < er I
sank deeply in my mind I want to toContinued toConUnue toContinued I
Continued on Seventh th Page PageWEATHER PageWEATHER I IEATHER
LOW pressure rnd 00 unsettled weather weatherprevail weatherpreall weatherprevail
prevail generally except in the Atlantic Atlanticand Atlanticand I
and Pacific Pacl c States StatesIt
It is decidedly cooler in the North Northwfrst NorthW Northwest
west W 9t with fr freezing aing temperatures in inportions Inportions inportions I
portions of Montana and western North NorthDakota NorthDakota orth orthDakota
Dakota Over the remainder of the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country temperatures have risen rl n as a arule alule arule
rule ruleThere luleThere ruleThere
There will In be showers trrlght in the theSouth theSouth theSouth
South Atlantic States foHoued by part partly parth partly ¬
ly cloudy weather Saturday In the theMiddle theMIddle theMiddle
Middle J Atlantic States the weather woath will willbe willbe willbe
be unsettled with showers tonight or orSaturday orSaturdaj orSaturday
Saturday SaturdayFORECAST SaturdajFORECAST SaturdayFORECA
Showors tonight lonl ht Saturday parti particloudy p partly partlycloudy rU rUcloudy
cloudy light to moderate modc tte a south th vndsTEMPERATURES winds windsTEMPERATURES whldETEMPERATURES
8 a m it
9 a m 0
10 a m i3
11 a m i4 i4U 74IZ
11 noon 74 74SUN 74SILTABLE
Sun rises risesSun sets3Lm 3 3Sun
Sun sets 711 711TIDE
Today TodaHhh High tide i 9 a m aDd 605 605p 6 6p 6Ltp
p m low tide 1214 a n nTomorrow nt ntTomorrowlIth
Tomorrow TomorrowlIth TomorrowHte IH > rh h tide x10 CJO 10 a m and and64S and64S
64S 6 4S p m low 10 tIde 1 1p 1222 a m and U Upo 1i 1ip
HARPERS FERRY W V Va May 20Potomac 20 20Potomac 20Potomac
Potomac clear and Shenandoah very verycloudy verycloudy ery eryCloudy
cloudy cloudyDressed CloudyDre cloudyDressed
Dressed Dre sed Boards 200Per zoo Per 100 Ft FLFronk FtPronk Ftrrsnk
Fronk Llbbcy 8 Co 6th d N T Ave ve
1 1Assexts
Asserts There Is Something SomethingWrong SomethingWrong j jWrong
Wrong Is Accepting AcceptingHigh AcceptingHigh I
High Bids BidsSAYS
Introduces Bill BiJI to Reform Whole WholeSystem TholeSystem woleSystem
System of Refuse Collec Collection ColIeetion Collection ¬
tion in the City CityCharging CityCharglng CityCharging
Charging that the District will lose losemore 10Mmore lasemore
more than U 31110 3 tW by the transaction transactionand
and that the Commissioners have ap approved approed approved ¬
proved the high hl h rather than the low lowbid lowbid lowbid
bid in the letting of the contract for forthe forthe forthe
the removal rom oval of the citys irtiscellan nitseellaneous irtiscellaneous ml eel1an eel1aneous
eous refuse and ash collections Rep Representative Representatlve Representative ¬
resentative Gary of Wisconsin a amember amember amember
member of the House District Com Committee Comannounced Committee ¬
mittee announced today that he would wouldinsist wouldinsist wouldinsist
insist upon a probe of the Districts Districtscontract DIstrlctscontract Districtscontract
contract system systemThere systemThere systemThere
There la something somttthl g wrong concern concerning concorntng concerning ¬
ing the letting pt oC f these refuse and andash andash I Iash
ash removal co contracts tracts he said I Iintend rIntend Iintend
intend to find out what bat it is and I Ihave Ihave Ihave
have so informed the Commissioners CommissionersI I
I am no quitter as will Ul be seen later laterWith laterVith laterWith
With the figures fIure before me I am amconvinced Amconvinced amconvinced
convinced that the District Govern Government Government ¬ I Iment
ment is a loser by many thousand thousanddollars thou thousanddollars and anddollars
dollars on account of the letting of ofthe otthe ofthe
the two contracts I have mentioned mentionedI i
I am unable to accept the explana explanation explanation explanation ¬
tion coming from the municipalBuilding Municipal MunicipalBuilding MunicipalBuilding
Building There Is no reason that thatsome thatsome thatsome
some technicality should justify the theacceptance theaeceptance theacceptance
acceptance of a 8 bid so much higher higherespecially higherespo higherespecially
especially espo < lally when that technicality teehnlcaUtdeals
deals with nonessential details detailsGary detailsCary detailsCary
Cary States His Findings FindingsRepresentative FindingsRepresentative FindingsRepresentative
Representative Cary Cal who makes pub public public public ¬
lic certain correspondence between theCommissioners the theCommissioners theComml
Commissioners Comml eioners and Killeen ft Caton Catonthe Catonthe Catonthe
the unsuccessful bidders declared that thathis thathis thathis
his preliminary Investigation had disclosed dis disclosed dt1icloeeci ¬
closed the following state of affairs affairsThat asrlnJThat affairsThat
That although the bids were opened openedand openedand openedand
and accepted acc6 ed March Iarch 2 g I the unsuccessful unsuccessfulbidden unaucce unsuccessfulbidders > > alul alulbldde
bidden bldde who bo were required to submit S Nnlt a abond abond abond
bond had not received that bond backthe back backthe bflckUte
the District Dl trkt officials having held it for fornearly tornearJy fornearly
nearly two months after the Killeen KiHeenCaton KtHeenCaton S SCaton
Caton bids were wer rejected rejectedThat rejectedThat refectedThat
That tbe ComnUsekHKrs have aave declined declinedto
to grant a rehearing or an appeal a from fromthe rMmtbe fremthe
the decision of the committee appointed appointedto
to examine and approve e the bids bid al although altboUgb although ¬
though a more recent letter from the
Commissioners Comml loners Informed Ute complain
ants that th t the therequest request reque t would be given givenconsideration givencon givenconsideration
consideration considerationThis con considerationThis deration derationThis
This promise was not made declares
Mr Cary until he had personally interested inter interested Interested ¬
ested himself In tbe controversy controversyQuotes controversyQuotes controversyQuotes
Quotes Commissioners Reason ReasonThat ReasonThat ReasonThat
That the only reason given by the theCommissioners theCommlSiJloners theCommissioners
Commissioners for or refusing refustn to accept acceptthe acceptthe acceptthe
the lower bid of Killeen d Caton for forthe torthc forthe
the disposal o of umi miscellaneous callaneous waste wastewas wastewas wastewas
was that the bidders had omitted to sub submit submit submit ¬
mit with their bid a written description descriptionof
of the plant H which they proposed pnpo ed to todestroy todestroy todestroy
destroy this waste Such a technicality
says 8 Mr Cary Car in view of the fact that
the bidders gave notice that the waste wastewould waatewould wastewould
would be disposed of in the customary customarymanner
manner does not justify the acceptance acceptanceof
of a bid higher than the one refused
Mr Cary Car furnishes the following table tabl tablshowtnJ
showing the manner In which the DIs
triet will pay an excess exce s of thirtyodd
thousand dollars on the contracts contractCommissioners the
Commissioners having ha vtn accepted a bid bidproposed bidproposed bidproposed
proposed by Contractor Ready for the theremoval thoremoval theremoval
removal of waste and another by Con ¬
tractor Bean for the removal of ashes ashesR ashellRead ashesReadys
R Read Readys ad > s bM on miscellaneous m IC IIaAeoua waste
17tO li < < 1I her er year for flv ftve yeArs y ars Etaite JWMte9 SM eA
KIlleen Onions bid for the Mm mf
Lees to Dstrlct DstrictReadys 717CS9
Readys bid Is for 6IM < m eopleetlos collection per w week weekonly k konly
only 17 ivllteen nleen Caton are agree to make two twocollection 1110coUeetkms twooalectlons
collection If it boco booomes > s necMgary and for fortbe tortMl forthe
the same price priceReadys priceReadys priceReadys
Readys bid for two collections weekly kl wa waJ149U6 wa149i15 wag
J149U6 for the tJi five years lean a possible differ difference durerence difference ¬
ence of more than yas J7 0 if it proves tttwo thattwo that thattwo
two collections are neceeearlBeans neeeaewy neeeaewyBnn8 neee ary aryBtoan
Beans bM for removal of ashes ashesTO1M uheSil1 ashesniee
TO1M Sil1 Per er year for five years iIILnIS31i69iL iIILnIS31i69iLKilleen J9tt9Msl J9tt9MslKlltem tf0 00 00Killeen
Killeen Catons Caton bid bidJ bidIH bidi
J IH KK > 0 per year for five years 342ikON9Saving M250a09 M250a09Savin 1121009Salng
Savin Saving on hitter bid 2S4tte9 2S4tte9Total 39teiMTotal lM81Total
Total saving bad Killeen KilteenColons KJUt8RCatons KilleenCatons
Catons bids bu accepted instead hwteMof
of Readys and Beans respectively 3862800 3862800Alleges 382500Alleges 76300Alleges
Alleges Further Technicalities TechnicalitiesIt
It is alleged that further technical technicalreasoning tecbnlclreasoning technicalreasoning
reasoning was Indulged In with regard regardto
to tha ash bids It is claimed that If Ifall IfaU Ifall
all these if specifications eventually eventuallyContinued
Continued on Pace P 8 Sixteen
Barks At Doors of Sleeping SleepingOccuIants Occupants of Burning BurningHouse BurningHouse BurningHouse
House Who Escape In Nightclothes Leaving LeavingSpot LeavingSpot LeavingSpot
Spot to Be Cremated
Spot a pet t fox terrier t rrler probably saved savedthe savedthe
the lives of five persons about 4 oclock oclockithis
this morning wh when a fin practically de destmyed dastMyed destroyed
= stmyed the home of Lieut Robert Hen HenJderson Henderson
Jderson denon U S N at Twentythird Tf nt1othlrd and andQ
Q streets streetsFighting streetsFighting streetsFighting
Fighting his way through the smoke smokeand smokeand smokeand
and flames ams the little dog ran from fromone fromone fromone
one door to another barking and andscratching andscratoblnS andscratohing
scratching until he had awakened every evorymember everymember everymember
member of the household householdForgotten houscholdFOrJtotten householdForgotten
Forgotten in the excitement that ac accompanied accomJ8nled accompanled ¬
companied thrilling rescues alter the thecolored theeolored thecolored
colored cook had Jumped from a sec secondstory Be Beondstory secondstory < ¬
ondstory porch the charred body of the thedog thedOJ thedoh
dog that had proved prov d Itself a real herowas hero herowas herowas
was found am among one the ruins on the first firstfloor firstfloor firstfloor
floor where here It had been cremated crematedThe crematedThe crematedThe
The fire started en the first floor soon soonafter soonaft soonafte
after aft t 3 i oclock and evidently had been beenburning beenbumlJl beenburning
burning some time before It was die discovered d16cove diecovered ¬
covered cove roo Lieutenant Henderson and his histhreeyearold histhle histhreeyearold
threeyearold thle yearoW son Robert were sleep ¬
ing in a room on the eceond floor over
ROYALTY IN LINE LIIndustrys LINEIndustrys LINEWheels
Industrys IndustrysROYALTY Wheels Stilled StilledDuring StilledDuring StilledDuring
During Most Imposing ImposingFuneral lmposingFuneral ImposingFuneral
Funeral J i Tistory iisto iistoTROOPS TistoryTROOPS TistoryTROOPS
Body Borne to Chapel At Windsor WindsorCrowd WindsorCr WindsorCrdwd
Crowd Cr wd In Streets Estimated EstimatedAt
At 2500000 2500000LONDON 2500000LODO 2540000LONDON
LONDON Max 31The 3s > > The body Off OffEdward OC OCEdward ofEdward
Edward All King of Kagiaad giaad and fore foremost for formost foremost
most among the rulers of the t tie e earth was waslaid waaJald waslaid
laid to rest today toda la St Georges rge Chapel ChapelWindsor C1t ChapelWindsor I IVlndsor
Windsor where seven other British Britishkings Britlahkins Britishkings
kings are buried buriedIt
It was vo the most imafossive funeral funeralthe funeralthe funeralthe
the world has h ever s Hell ea and Del literallyspeaking literally literallyspeaking Uterall Uterallspeaking
speaking the world did see ee it for nine alneruling ninenalJD nineruling
ruling nalJD monarchs the ofneial of cial representa representatives reprNentatVe5 representatives ¬
tives of other great ret powers po and a hoot hootof b hostof < MIt MItor
of lesser 8Qr royalty including the heirs heirsapparent helnapparent heirsapparent
apparent to many man of the worlds wOdd thrones thron thronestook i itook i itook
took part la the obsequies obsequiesThe obequ obsequiesrho
The worldwide note of grief that held heldthe beIdthe heldthe
the city dumb as a the solemn cortege oortseemoved cortiemoved cortegemoved
moved 11 through rough the street streeteloquent IItIHWeIoque nacre nacreeiogaest
eloquent eIoque t < haa words that thatWtI X Xvyas dame damewas
was even greater than UanJC JCdtigsM JCaE roa roaing r siga sigalng
ing The nation today flnde solace inthe in inthe
the universal tribute paid p cI u the dead deadpeacemaker j I f
peacemaker pe cemaker t tWeather
Weather Is Ideal IdealThe Ided1The
i iThe
The procession proce lon left Westminster Hall Hallat Hallat Hallat
at 959 and from that moment until untilthe untilthe j jthe
the royal coffin was deposited in St StGeorges StGeorges
Georges Chapel the obsequies were Ttferenever werenever werenever
never lacking in imposing im dramatic dramaticand dramaticaltd dramaticand
and spectacular features featuresThe teatur teaturTIte featuresThe
The sun shone down upon the spl IIplen ni nidid I Idid Idid
did procession proce loo A thunderstorm and andheavy I Ibeavy 1heavy
heavy rain that ushered u bered in th the < a day gave gaveway gaveway I IWtl
way Wtl before the bright brl ht rays and from fromthe fromthe I Ithe
the spectacular standpoint conditions conditionswere eondtU4HUiwere conditionswere
I Ithe
were the best that could be desired for forthe f forthe
the ceremony ceremonyTwo ceremonyTwo ceremonyTwo
Two weeks of mourning JIIOUrntn for the dead deadKing deadKln deadKing
King Kln and of preparation pr ion for the funeral funeralhad funeralbad funeralhad
had wrought the populace to a high highnervous h hnervous highnervous
nervous tension ten ton Hundreds fainted in inthe lathe Inthe
the vast throngs that lird I the route routefrom routefrom
from Westminster Ve tmlfl8ter Hall to t Paddmgton Paddingtonstation Paddmgtonstation PaddtD Oft Ofttatlon
station > > cad forty ambulances were kept keptbusy keptDue keptbusy I
busy Due Despite the presence of 3i00 W sol soldiers 801dSr soldiers ¬
diers and several thousand policemen policemenalong policemenalong I
along the line of march the crowds crowdswere crowdswere crowdswere
were so dense that numerous nu panics panicswere panlcwere panicswere
were narrowly averted avertedMillions a avertedMillions erted ertedMillions
Millions in Streets StreetsThere StreetsThere treetsTherc
There is no way of arriving arrtvl at an ac accurate accurate accurate ¬
curate estimate e of the number of people peoplewho peoplewho peoplewho
who witnessed or rather tried trk > d to witness witnessthe wttnNtlthe witnessthe
the procession They not only onl packed packedthe pclcedthe packedthe
the line of march but tiled all the side sidestreets sidestreet sidestreets
streets < J covered the roofs of houses awl awleven AJWIeoen andeven
even fought for positions at points pointswhere pointswhere
j where there was no possibility of obtaining ob obtaining obtalnlng ¬
taining a view Iew of the pagennt pag nt Probably
2500000 people either saw or r tried to tosee tosee tosee
see it itA ItA itA
A moment of excitement occurred at atthe atthe atthe
the outset of the procession when the theDuke theDuke theDuke
Duke of Connaught brother hloth of the dead deadKing deadI deadKing
King I lng who rode with Emperor William Williamof VlUlamof
of Germany German was immediately behind King
George wag nearly thrown from his hishorse hishorse hshorse
Soldiers to Rescue RescueThe RescueTbe RescueThe
The spirited animal became frighten frightened ¬
ed and plunged and reared re ted violently violentlyContinued violentlyContinued lolentJ lolentJContinued
Continued on El Eleventh th Page I
the dining dlnln room while the officers officersmotlnjrinlaw offlcersmoUt officersmotherInlaic
motlnjrinlaw moUt lftlaw Mrs rs Eugene Eu ne Elllcott of ofPhiladelphia ofPbJJfldeh ofPhiladelphia
Philadelphia PbJJfldeh > hla was on the third floor floorNannie floorNannle floorNannle
Nannle Jones the colored cook and andher aadher andher
her fourteenyearold daughter Eugen Etageaera Eugenera Eugenera
era ware also al o on the top floor floorThe floorThe oor oorThe
The colored woman threw a a mat
tress trqse to the ground and jumped upon
it from the balcony where they had
taken refuse when the flames broke
through the windows She was as slightly
hurt hurLLieutenant
Lieutenant Henderson Hen erson Mrs Ellicott Ellicottand
and the two children remained rerr lned on tho thoporch thoporch theporch
porch until the arrival of the firemen
How the fire > started J 11 a mystery
The flames evidently on ol1Ilated nated in the
butlers pantry and may have been beencaused beencaused beencaused
caused by rats gnawing wlnb matches The
damage to the furniture and an other per personal personal personal ¬
sonal belongings belon lng Is estimated o Umated at 5000 UOOOwhile 5000while 5004white
while hh the damage to the dwelling is
= 2iOO itO The e lose is covered by Insur In ur uranae ¬
ance anceLleutoaaat anae14leutODQDt anceLieutenant
Lleutoaaat Hendersons wife and two
dayold da otl son n ore areln In Columbia olumbla Hospital
hem rstn ° Photagrapli P Pbob ote g1apb ap raN < < During Rs Rscent e ecent
cent Stay in Berlin BerlinJUMPS
90 FEE FEET INTO RIVER HRefusing RIVERRefusing RIVERRefusing 1
Refusing to Accept a Dare DareG DareG DareG
G E Beckett Plunges PlungesFrom PlungesFrom PlungesFrom
From Aqueduct Span SpanRefusing SpanRefu SpanRefusing
Refu Refusing tOK to accept a dare George GeorgeE
E Beckett of 247 J4 0 street Jumped Jumpedfeet jusepedfeet I Iteet
feet foremost from the railing 1aUln of the tbeAqueduct theAqueduct
Aqueduct bridge brld < < e landed safely in the thewater thewater thewater I
water ninety feet below w and ad swam to toshore tosbore toshore
shore unassisted unassistedBeckett UnautstMBecket unassistedBeckett
Beckett who is nineteen years s old oldaws oldalo8 oldaws
aws swimming with several > > other boys boysjust bol bolju boysjust
just ju t below the Potomac boathouse boathouaewhen botbou boathousewhen e ewhen
when theconversatioa turned to high highdiving hIghdlvln highdiving
diving dlvln looking up at the bridge bridgeBeckett brldgeBeckett bridgeBeckett
Beckett said he believed he could jump jumpfrom jumpfrolu Jumpfront
from the railing wtinout injuring him himself hlmself himself ¬
self selfYou
You might dive but you would kill killyourself kIUourself killyourself
yourself ourself If you Jumped said one of ofhis orhis ofhis
his companions companionsIll
Ill show you replied iJ be okett kett start starting Starting starting ¬
ing up the steps leading Jeadln < < TO 0 the bridge bridgeStanding bl1d8Standing bridgeStanding
Standing upright on the railing Beckett Beck Beckett Beekett ¬
ett placed his hands above his head headand headand headand
and jumped He kept his feet together togetherhis
his body y striking the water at a slight slightangle slightangle slightangle
angle angleA
A goodsized crowd gathered to watch watchthe watchthe watchthe
the plunge and when the young man manhead manhead manhead
head came up and he started swimming swimminghe 81mmlnhe
he was greeted with oUh cheers from those thoseon thoseon thoseon
on the bridge bridgeTidal bridgeEARTH bridgeEARTHQUAKE
Tidal Wave ave Sweeps Port PortLimon PortLimon PortLimon
Limon and Great Dam Damage Damage Damage ¬
age Reported ReportedPORT ReportedPORT
PORT LIMON May 26 2tAROther 2tAROtherearthqauke 20Anotherearthgauke Another Anotherearthqauke
earthqauke shook Costa rcica today todayReports toda todaReports todayReports
Reports from San Jose and the in interior Interior interior ¬
terior indicate there was great prop property property
erty damage d e A tidal way W8 here swept sweptthe sweptthe sweptthe
the streets near the fruit docks It is isbelieved Isbelieved isbelieved
believed the greatest damage was in inflicted Inmcted infiicted ¬
flicted east of here In the Antilles AntillesMR AntillesMR AntillesMR
NEW YORK May Ma 2Robert 2 Robert Matchesworked Matches Matchesworked M tches tchesorked
worked in a powder factory facto but his hisname hisname hisname
name got on the nervee > of his employers em employers 111 111ploOers ¬
ployers and he was ordered to light lightout tlgtout lightout
out Matches struck for a job that thatwould thatwould thatwould
would be proof against his is name He Hehas HIhas Hehas
has the job He has just been made madeengineer madeenglneer madeengineer
engineer at the pumping station at atWhite atWhite atWhite
White Oak Ridge N J operated by
the water ater department of East Orange OrangeSupt OrangeSupt OrangeSupt
Supt Arthur B Roimer says he is sure sureMatches surellatahes sureMatches
Matches will be 6 safe ao In that damp job jobMatches j jobMainline
Matches himself hlm5 1f fc I confident he will not notbe notbe notbe
be fired <
Paraae of British Ircops in King Wuliam W i am Street trcet London
Unidentified U nidentit ed Man Shoots ShootsHimself ShootsHimself
Himself Through the theTemple theTemple theTemple I
Temple TempleAlmost
Almost lmost hidden by shrubbery ry the body bodyof
of s man with 1U a bullet hole ia b hio a right righttemple righttemple
temple was found ia the Capitol grounds groundsearly groundssurly
early this morning morningA JR011 D I
A revolver was II grasped tightly in inthe Int Intba
the t mans 1BfJ1 s right hand D and there is I not nota noto6t
a dotti dote t in the minds of the poMce that thathe tbthe thathe
he took b ok his ht own life No N papers or orcards oror orcads
cards or anything that might Igbt lead leadto tedto lendto
to the mans identity ldeRUt except exce a atch gold goldwatch goldwatch
watch tch with the initiate J S M L en engraved 811paved engraved ¬
graved on the charm were found about aboutthe abouttlIe aboutthe
the clothing clothingPrivate dtthlBgPrivate clothingPrivate
Private Moor OOI of the Capitol Clllt l Police Policewas PolleeWM Policewas
was walking walk 1m slowly oft1y about bout the t e south aouthwaotern southwaaiern outhern
waotern ern portion of C the grounds about 5 5oclock 5o 5oelnck
oclock o this th morning morabt when the gilstea gllistenIngg I ten tenIn
Ing In rays nf r the sun reflected by the re revolver rever revolver ¬
ver volver in the > mans hand attracted him himt himtft himto
tft t the scene ICftI of the tragedy tra edy The man is isthought IIUlought isUougiut
thought to have been bee dead about aboutfive abouttin aboutfive
five hours The t oHce bol > ce of the Fourth Fourthprecinct F Fourthuu ourtkPr4lCbtct
precinct t were notified and the th < body was wastaken wastakfta waso
uu taken to o the morgue Following an ex examination examlaaUon examination ¬
amination th the Coroner prepared pno red a cer certificate eerUAcate certidcate ¬
tificate of death deat attributing the cause causeto cau cauto causeto
to suicide suicideAccording mulefAeoerdtng icicle icicleAocordm
According to those tb e who examined the thebody the1tocty thebody
body the victim must have been feD sufferiag suf sufter
ferine ter from some organic o nlc trovMe tror le and and130k andtaok andtook
took his life because of the intense pain painhd painha
ho had been suffering 8U sufferingHe < < erl erlHe
He Is described d < < IICrtbed as behw being about thirty
five years old oldi five feet eleven inches In iaheight Inheight Inheight
height weighing wellh n about 398 pounds His Hisclothing HiscI Hisc1
clothing cI was expensive ex e and refined IB IBhis IRhill Inhis
his neckties ne ktk15 Iles was a pin with a diamond diamondchip ctiaQtOoochip diamondchip
chip ia I it Th There re was wa about 56 i l in the themails thes themans
mails s parse parseThe PIII1IeThe praseThe
The revolver which was used te It a 32 i icel1ber 32caliber
caliber and nd Is apparently new It Is Isbelieved 18believed isbelieved
believed to have been purchased in this thiscity tkl tklIty thiscity
city Ity This and the Initials on the watch watchcharm watcheharn watchcharm
charm are the only moans mt > A S by which whichthe whichthe whichthe
the police hope to identify the man manMarks manXarks manMarks
Marks found on the suicides clothing
lead the police to believe that his home homewas homeWItS homewas
was in Richmond Va A detailed de description ¬
scription of the man was furnished the theRichmond theRichmond theRichmond
Richmond authorities over long lon distance distancetelephone dltltancetelephone distancetelephone
telephone but u pto a late hour this thisafternoon thisafternoon thisafternoon
afternoon no reply had been received receivedTattoo recehedTattoo receivedTattoo
Tattoo marks on the left forearm fore rm the tbepolice thepol thelice
police pol lice e think indicate that the man was wasIn wasn I
in n the navy na at one on time timeDIPLOMA timeDIPLOMA timeDIPLOMA
SAN FRAXCISCO Cal May ray 2ft 2iAt 2iAttr 2eAfter Af After ¬
ter a delay of thirtytwo years Charles CharlesDana CharlesDana
Dana Burrage a 8 wealthy attorney attorne of ofBoston ofBoston I
Boston Bo ton has been graduated from the theUniversity theUniversity I IUnlverslto I
University of California with the degree degreeof
of bachelor of arts The case Is cele celebrated celebrated colebrated ¬
brated in the annals of the college and andfrom andtrom andfrom
from year e r to year at each commence commencement commencement commencement ¬
ment the story has as been told how howCharlie howCharJlc howCharlie
Charlie Burrago was denied a di ditloma diploma diploma
tloma ploma because be < aU80 of the practical jokes jokesof jokeshe Jokeshe
he was wont to play upon the prote professor professorof sor sorot
of French
Nearly 2000 of the public school kind1 kind1ergarten kind kindergarten kindergarten
ergarten children of Washington cele celebrated celebrated celebrated ¬
brated their annual spring festival on onthe onthe onthe
the Smithsonian grounds this morning morningThe morningThe morningThe
The children all ranging in age from fromfour fromfour fromfour
four to six years were taken to the thegrounds thegrounds thegrounds
grounds in carriages accompanied by byGovernment bytheir bytheir
their teachers and parents and the bl blGovernment big bigGovernment
Government park was theirs until 12 12oclock Uodock Loclock
oclock oclockThe odockThe oclockThe
The idea of having a sF spitng s ng n festival festivalwas festivaloas
was oas inaugurated Inau rated several years > ears ars ago by byMiss byMiss
Miss 1185 Katharine Kath rlne R Watkins superin superintendent superlltendent supertmtendent ¬
tendent of the public kindergartens arid arideach aredeach andeach
each year ear the he little tote look forward forwardto
to their annual frolic frolicThrough frolicThrough frolicThrough
Through the courtesy of General El Elliott EIhott Elliott ¬
liott the Marine Band was as furnished furnishedthem turnlshedthem furnishedthorn
them and under the leadership of Lieu Lieutenant Lleutemlnt Lieutenant ¬
tenant Santebnann Sante I1lt1n provided the music musicfor myslctor musicfor
for the childrens songs dances and
Government 90vernment Employe o oGrand on onGrand onGrand
Grand Jury Allows T H HPrice HPrice HPrice
Price to Escape EscapeBecause EscapeBec EscapeBecause
Bec Because of o the presence of a Gevera Geverameat GeveraJDCBt Governmeat
meat employe on the t e grand jury which whichifMtteted wIdchlacHeted whichIndicted
Indicted Theodore H Price et f New NewYork NowPark
York 1 rk for conspiracy in connection with withtb wttktb
tb j famous s cotton leak cue of 1pi UK UKe I Ite
t te e charges against the socalled Ued cot cota
3 a km deg < < hare ha t fatten 6 df f their th dz own ownweight ownVodght ownweight
weight VodghtThe weightThe
The IMS indtetmenM ags gamsc st Mans XoeesBaas MansBass If IfHau
Baas and Frederick Peekbam are arediRlda ales ataedismissed alesdismissed
dismissed diRlda ed but before rendering readerl the de deciskm decillion decislorr
ciskm freeing the men from prosecution prosecutionm
m tR the District under the 1906 13 8 indictmeats indict indictments mdictJDeDts ¬
meats Justice Gould G ovid in Criminal Court CourtNo Coarto CourtNo
No o 1 today refused to grant the pc pctition petition I Itllioft
tition for a writ of habeas corpus filed filedby ftIedb fliedby
by b Haas and Peckham to free them themfrom theJatrom themfrom
from the arrest to which they wore woresubjected w ws weresubjected
subjected s ed on indictments 1 bI returned returnedagainst returJMda
against a = them in ISO when they the came cameto came cameto cameto
to this city to answer aa wer to the iadktmenof indictmenfai indictmenfaiof l lor
of 1 106 8 as required by the United States StatesSupreme StateSuprJDe StatesSupreme
Supreme Court CourtThe CourtThe CourtThe
The grist tlt of the lengthy opinion by byJustice byJ byJustice
Justice J tke Gould is that th t the presence pr of a aGovernment aGoenunent aGovernment
Government employe tlI1plo on any jury jurywhether jurywhether jurywhether
whether grand or petit db1ualt disqualifies les the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole Jury and renders rend null any indictment indict Indictment
ment returned by such a jury juryLIFEBOAT juryBALLOON juryBALLOON
Bag Sighted In Chicago ChicagoThought ChicagoThought ChicagoThought
Thought to Be From FromSt FromSt FromSt
CHICAGO May 3fc A balloon be believed believed ¬
lieved 1 to be the Centennial which began begana
a flight from St Louis yesterday 1eet after afternoon alt afternoon < < ¬
noon in charge of H S Honeywttl aad aadW aadW andw
W F Assman AS8I B today sped rapidly east eastward seatward ¬
ward ard over Lake Michigan with a life lifesaving Wesaving
saving 8 In crew racing to be of o aM in ease caseof easeof
of accident accidentThe accidentThe
The balloon baU4 oft cam from the westward westwardover we westwardover twanl twanloer
over Kenosba Wis Is and the occupants occupantsat
at a height of about 3M feet shouted to tomembers tomembers tomembers
members of the lifesaving lUevi station over overwhich overwhich overwhich
which the balloon loon loonThc passed passedThe passedThe
The aeronauts seemed excited exck and aadcalled andcalled ad adcalled
called repeatedly but their words w < < d were wereso wereeo wereso
so indistinct that tfcey t ey y could set be ua uaderstood understood 8 8derstood
derstood A tug put t out la I the lake laketoUo to tofollow tofollow
follow toUo
Children of Public School Kindergartens Make Merry MerryI Merryand Merryand
I and Romp on Grounds About SmithsonianInstitution Smithsonian SmithsonianInstitution SmithsoHianInstitution
the games which go to make up the thefestival thefestlval thefestival
festival exercises exercisesBoth exercJsesBoth exercisesBoth
Both Superintendent of f Schools Stu Stuart Stuart Stuart ¬
art and Assistant Superintendent P M MHuehes MHughes MHuhe
Hughes accompanied the children ch 41ft and aaddeclared anddeclared Dd Dddeclared
declared that the th success of todays exercises ex exercises exrelses ¬
ercises insured an annual festival re val in the thefuture tbefuture thefuture
future futureWhen futureTben futureWhen
When Tben the children arrived at the park parkthey parkthf1 parkthey
they were first taken to the public publicschool 1M1blteschool publicschool
school garden nr en and greenhouses eeftbouMs in the tbeagricultural t theagricultural e earlcultural
agricultural grounds groundsThis groundsTbls groundsThis
This garden is planted and maintained maintainedby
h by the children of the public reboots and andfurnishes aDdfurnishes andfurnishes
furnishes fresh flowers and plants dur during durIn during ¬
ing In the entire year el for the school schoollOOlM schoollOOlMAfter rooms roomsAfter roomsAfter
After spending spendn some time around n UIICi the thegreenhouses thegreenhotlSOs thegreenhouses
greenhouses the children e1tlhlrento marched over overto Dratto
to the Smithsonian grounds and Ad wore wereplrmlUed worepermitted worepermitted
permitted to play From 11 e edsok wck oa oathay Oftl6Y enthey
they l6Y spent the time singing D patriotic oetc and andschool andschcoleon andschool
school schcoleon songs a
Resolution Prohibiting In Increased Increased Increased ¬
creased Capitalization C pitalizati n In Included Included Inv Inveluded ¬
cluded In Action ActionCOUDREY ActionCOUDREY ActionCOUDREY
Former Friends of People Alleged Allegedto Alle Alleto
to Have Taken Other OtherThe OtherSide OtherSide
Side SideThe SideThe
The H House se District Orasaitee has baaeot baaeoted as vot voted v0ted ¬
ed for Stceat 81 cept gas ge far t the e District of ofColumbia ofeolumbla ofolun
Columbia olun ria and against pararttttag P the thegas thegas thegas
gas companies to increase their present pr88e1ltaptta1btJoa presenti presentrapitalizetloG
rapitalizetloG rapitalizetloGThis i aptta1btJoa apttaiaatioaThis aptta1btJoaThis
This action w was s takes this mornlDgtter morningafter morning morningi
after i a twoboor two our est at which all allhe allhe allthe
the he pending gas bills and resolutions raeotetkmswere
were ere considered Under the leadership leadershipf
+ > f Representative Repre eatatIYe Coudrey of iltesonri iltesonrithe leeourithe ur1 ur1the
the author of the Coudrey substitute substitutewhich substitutewhich ubetltutewhich
which was f favorably bly acted upon last lastweek 1utI 1utweek lastweek
I week bat t not formally tonall recorded reeor ed as 8 bar baring haTIn haylag ¬
lag In be been B approved that measure was wasput wasput wasput
put peacefully etuliy to sleep steepMr sleepXl sleepMr
Mr Counter explained to the commit committee committee committee ¬
tee that t t the MU was not what t he e thought thoughtit
it was when h he 8 offered ocr8l it la fact he hespectteatty he1ty hespedAdnfy
spectteatty 1ty stated that t at an A attempt had hadbee hadbeea hadbeen
been bee made to deceive him and ad the com committee committee committee ¬
mittee mitteeEightyCent
EigatyCeat Eig tyC t Gas GasWhen GuWMa GasWhen
When the members of the committee committeediscovered eeJDmttteetlteceVMed committeedlsavered
discovered this thI condition and Ad investigat investigated ¬
e ed More ce caefully CL efufy y the previoienc preri liA8 ns of c the thebttt theWIt thebit
bttt they declined to csnoidar the mess measwe JBMSwe messare
we at aM Next they the took up the thepending thet8IIdIag thepending
pending bill introduced by Representa Representative ¬
tive Cary of Wisconsin WJ coa ta fixing the price priceI pdceof priceof
I of gas at 81 8 cents par MIr thousand 1I cubic cubicfeet cubicfeet cubicfeet
feet Representative Jtepre eatathe Borland of Mis Missouri JI1ourl Missend ¬
send offered a substitute making the theam theI thesame
same am provisions and it was unanimously unanimouslyapproved unanimouslyThe n Jtly JtlyTIM
I approved approvedThe
The commit a mmktoe then tIae took up the origi original origisa3 ¬
J Rat Coudrey Cea ey resolution prohibiting pro ibitlsag any anyfurther an anIarthec anyfurther
I further increase in eapteattaatioa ealIr en with withthfe withNIt without
NIt < < JII sped MIAc coup oL Ceuis Ct and andthis Del
this WM also unaiiimcuitir I approved approvedText a approvedText eL eLText
Text of B Borland < < Jaa Reseiatiea ReseiatieaTh ReMhttiTIk
Th Borland bin ftxta Axtag the pried at atS atSr
19 S Sr cents ce tli follows followsBe ton tonJh followsBs
Be it enacted by the Senate S4 V0te and andHouse andH andHome
House H of Representatives of too United UnitedStatos UnitedState UnitedStasis
State of America In Congress CoIIp as assembled assembled 3 3MIRI ¬
sembled MIRI Joed That on and after January
1 m i it snail be unlawful wf1d for fO any y gas gascompany gascompaaY gascompany
company firm or corporation vending vendinggas Y81dmggAll vendinggas
gas for ilmmteattef or heating purposes pur purposes purpGM ¬
poses in the District of Colombia to tocharge tocharp tocharge
charge therefor a greater price than 80 80cents SOeente 80coats
cents per thousand t feet Provided how however howtrM however ¬
ever That It a cononmcr consumer I of gas p fails or orrefases grretaee orrefuses
refuses to pay his 116 bit for gas consumed consumedOB med medOR
OB or before the Mth day of the month monthnext monthnext monthnext
next succeeding tile month month within which whichthe whichM whichthe
the M gas was consumed w d it sbatt be lawful lawfulfor Ja lawfulfor tul tult
for t < < the t e vender of the gas te charge col collect collect eelbet ¬
lect and ad receive r aa additional amount amountequal amountequal 8tOUntequal
equal to M per centum eent of the bill as a apenalty apeDalty amay
penalty mayCndrey
Coadrey Resolution RoMlutienThe
The T Eo Coudrey resolution prebJWttns nlaU1 inerease in increase ine ¬
crease e ia capitalisation ttwthft was amended 8II d to toread tona4 toread
read as fellows followsResolved fellowsResolved fellowsn
Resolved n By the t e Senate and House Houseof Houseat
of Representatives of the United Ualt d States Statesof Sttesof Statesof
of America in I Congress assembled That Thatthe Thatt Thatthe
the t e Washington Gaslight uU Jt Company and andtbe andthe andthe
the Georgetown G4OI1 < < owa Gaslight Compaay or oraay oraBY orany
any ether gaslight JIUII lt company in the Dis District District District ¬
trict of Columbia each and an are arehereby arehenby arehertby
hereby prohibited from issuing any anyshocks anyw anyatagdts
shocks w dts bonds b nd8 tertttlcatec of Indebted iadebtedor Indebtedaces
aces or any other evidence of debt debtwithout debtwttbout debtwithout
without the express consent of Con ConBATTLING Con11MB Congross
gross grossBATTLING
Sunny Jim Sheravan Vice Presi President Presdent President ¬
dent of the United States and Bat Battling Battll Battling ¬
tling tll Nelson bad a abort but Inter Interesting Int interesting r re ¬
esting e Un session M lon In the room of the thePresident Vu VuPresident Vi ViPreatdeDt
President at t the Capitol CI Uot this morning morninWhen morningec morningChen
When ec Nelson well W H away Jtot a ex expressed e epre expressed ¬
pressed pre ecl himself ts pleased ed with the theVice theVice theVice
Vice President PresidentHes PresidentHes PresidentHes
Hes all right be said I didnt didntthink dldntthlak didntthink
think be was w as a ad democratic as he is isThe isTbe fsThe
The Vice President Pre ident expressed sur surprise surpriM stirprise ¬
prise that the Battler was so small smallman sma1man smelta
a manBut manBut man manBut
But I guess a 8 man doeept doe Pt have to tobe tobe tobe
be big to be a good scrapper he headded hea headded
added addedThe a addedThe ded dedThe
The two men were wee l0tl found to be of ofjust orjwIt ofjust
just about the same me height heightThe belptTb heightThe
The Tb interview wound up by 1 y the Vice VicePresident VicePreRcleat ice icePresident
President giving < < Nelson a 8 picture of ofhimself otlllhlelt ofhimself
himself with his autograph au totraM on it and andthe andthe andthe
the scrapper went away a way hugging It to tohis tohis tohis
his bosom bosomSHOWERS bo bosomSHOWERS oIn oInSHOWERS
Light showers are due late this after afternoon aft afternoon r rnoon ¬
noon or tonight with cloudy weather weathertomorrow weathfrtomorrow weathertomorrow
tomorrow according to the forecaster forMaatersaDaouaeeaMItt foreseatersannouncement a aannouncement
announcement this morning morningTbe morningThe zdag zdagThe
The mercury hovered around the 6 6mark frt frtmark t tJIIaIk
mark this morning with light t variable variablewinds Yr1a variablewinds ble blewbMJ
winds from the South foretetltag faete lIg theeontag the thecoming theg
coming g of c a aAeeOcdIBg storm stormAccording stormAccording
According n t > the forecaster the storm stormwHl stormwill stormwW
will not 8e e severs se sad wM be the end endof endtIC endof
of the MM that has ag bees rages some sometime M solvetuna e etime
time in tnthe the We West t

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