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JUSTICE SHEPAROEliS SHEPARD SHEPARDFINDS SHEPARDFINDS
FINDS WALL GIRL HLRANKS GIRLRANKS GIRLAS
RANKS AS NE NEGRO NEGROacial GRO GROi GRORacial i
Racial acial Status That of Col Colored Colored ¬
ored Person Rules Dis Districts Districfs Districts ¬
tricts Highest Tribunal TribunalCANNOT T TribunalCANNOT ribtlnaL ribtlnaLCANNOT
CANNOT ATTEND ATTENDWHITE ATTENDWHITE ATTENDr
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WHITE SCHOOLS SCHOOLSCase SCHOOLSCase SCHOOLSCase
Case PiwUWy YJI w rM M Be Taken to toUnited toURitMl toUllkod
United States S tpnmie tpnmieCeurt S4Iprei pre e eCourt ec eHttl1
Court CourtHoMm Ceurt111M c
HoMm that ti > mt otghtynar eei trentIrl snt IsabelWaif Isabel Isabelsno eIII
Waif II wM wb twits sno meeetcteatrth 8 otxtuuntn btl9 negro negroM ro robiood
bluo4t > ae her yes M Is not ontttlod to1 to1admission to toadinieeia
admission 6e 1 to the Brookmnd PubHe PubHeSchool PtlWieSchool PobtlcSchool
School C4riof Justice Snopani of th thtoday the tlMDistrlet theDMrltx
Distrlet Cost oC Appceale A today Axed fixedthe Axedthe
1 the racial status for school cfaHdrea cfaHdreawithin cIdhlreBwith dtdeeawlthia
within with the District of Columbia ColumbiaThe CoIIuDbIaiThe Qolw biai biaiThe
The court virtually held that any anyof aaychiJd anychild
child that has I aptredabie Dlixtwre Dlixtwreof mlxtoreof
of negro Mood regardless Jess of the proportiea pro proportion XOportie ¬
portion to a colored person personIsafcei personIsabel t
Isabel Wan was refused admtttaie admtttaieto a eto e eto
to the Brooldaad public llUt school OB the Uteground theground theground
ground that she was a negro it having hav having v vIns ¬
ing been asserted she had onesixteenth onesixteenthnegro 0De ireeRtknegro oneeiseeathnegro
negro Wood hi her veins This ThIson action actionon actioaon
on the part of tbe principal was wasby upheld upheldby upheldby
by Superintendent of Schools Stuart Stuartwhose St1llUtwhose Stuartwhoee
whose opinion in turn was affirmed by byto bythe
the Boatel of E by a vote of S Sto
to 5 5 Then an application was made nsadeby
by Stephen Wall an employe of the theGovernment theGovernment theGcverameat
Government Printing Office and he vhefather heer thefather
father er of the child c for a writ of man mandamus maDdamus mandamus ¬
damus to compel the school board to toadmit toadmk toadmit
admit his daughter to the Brad BrookiandschooL BreoItIAdachool Bradzcuool
zcuool schooL Justice J Wright dismissed 1 III the thebill thebill theand
bill and an appeal was taken takenJustice takeRJustice takenJustice
Justice Wright WrjptAffumed WrjptAffumedThe Affirmed AfBnaedThe AffirmedThe
The effect e ect of the opinion t today 4ar was wasto wasto wasto
to affirm the action ac OR of f Justice Wright Wrlg WrightIt VrightIt t tIt
It is understood uncIenJt that the ease will be becarried becarrled becarried
carried to the Supreme Court of thetnited the theUnited thetn1tld
United StatesIn States StatesIn S LteIn
In appealing to the upper court the at attorneys atto attorneys ¬
torneys to for the childs parents attacked attackedthe attackedthe I Ithe
the act of Congress C jjrovidinr > for sep separate 3eJtarate Separate
arate achoois for white and colored coloredact coloredchildren coloredchildren
children They aJ argued that if Ute theact I
act is valid slid the child is not colored j I
Congress having fatted 1Sl ed to define the i imeaning Imean tmeanIu
meaning mean meanIu of the word eared says saysthe 8ayatits 8 8U1
the U1 pinion p the duty dut was necessarily JIeeesearlIy1evolvec1
devolved in the first instance at t least leastupon lastuoa J Ju1On
upon the Board of Education n to deter determine determine deter determine
mine wnat tibet chttoren are white and what whatarc whataLP whatare
arc cofered c > whenever that cfuestlen cfuestlenarises questleaadses queotienarises
arises In h a particular ease eafIeIn 1 1In iIn
In Ute absence of a donnttion in our ourwn ourr I
r wn statute we are eompell eoaapeIIM d to as ascertain ascertain I Icertabt
certain the popular meaning of thej thejwj t thew 1 1wr
wj w colored colt As fatty as JItjt JK MrJuslce Mr MrJustice IrUS1ee
Justice US1ee Stocy declared that the word wordhaa wordhan i
haa acquired definite meaning as ntulat mulatt ntulatlo t tt
lo t negro etc though it was not nec necessary necessary ¬
j
essary in the ease before him to express expressmore smore espreeamore DeC1
more definitely what the meaning was wasPeeitiem wasPge wasPoatiea
Peeitiem Pge tieB af Pctitiesers PctitiesersThe Petitie PetitietiersThe ers ersTheetltloRers i
The TheetltloRers petitioners contended that thej the theword theword
word colored must be given eII Ms com common eDImon eonmon ¬
mon or popular significance 1fteaDce TNegroj TNegrojphysical Nero Neroptsyskah cro croph78kl
physical characterisUc and negro Mood j jmust imusC i imust
must combine to one to render her hercolored hercolored
colored Cor the petition read readRegarding reaLRepntiBg readReaardtng j i
Regarding this contention Cote Jus Justice J Jtice ¬
tice SbefHtrd St + epard says saysIt aayaIt YII YIIIt t
It mist be remembered that taei taeilearned tile tile1earned thelearned
learned trial Justice had found f that thatthere tbtthere thatthere
there was to be observed of tb thg child childocular ddIdphYsical childphysical
phYsical eluuacteri8t1c8 which aCor agurdedocular i iocular
ocular evidence e suggestive Yit ec C aught aughtsave auchtsa aughtsave
save sa e the Caucasian taD He declined bow bowever bowever bowever
ever to accent this delusive test of ofrace ofrace ofrace
race and based bL his conclusion that the thepetitioner thepetitioner thepetitioner
petitioner is colored upon the fact that thatshe thatshe thatshe
she has a proportIoa of negro Mood Moodnot bIood bIoodnot bloodlot
not more than oneeighth ODe dstatll and not less lessthan Jeethan ieeethan
than onesixteenth onesixteenthIn ODe tx eath eathIn
In ending his opinion Chief Justice JusticeShepard J1IIJtkeShepard JndceShop
Shepard Shop ShopIt says j jIt jIt
It is urged urgedgeed geed that aharelidtip a hardship wilt be beinflicted I IInfUcted Iinflicted
inflicted upon the petitioner a conclu conclusion eooctusion ¬
sion at whten we have arrived It Ity Itybe maybe may j i
be however howe r that greater evils would wouldresult wouldresult i iresult
result from a different one Be that thatas thatas i ias
as it may our province k to iater interpret pret pretthe j jthe Ithe
the legislation not to enact it tt j jAnother rAnother 1 1Another
Another Helen Taft I IVisits j jVisits
Visits White House HouseAnother t tt tA i
1 1k k Another A r Miss Helen Taft was at the theWhite j jWhite t IWhite
White House today Judge < e Kenyon KeRY Kenyoni j istaM
JjBsIstaat i staM Attorney General accompa accompanied accompanied accompanied ¬
nied the little lady to the Presidents prellicleDtsl prellicleDtslomce Pre eIdents eIdentsoffice I Isecond
office where site wa eatM pre to her hersecond I
second cousin tile President The new newrelative JteWrelative newi
i relative of the Taft family is a al Chicagogirl Chicago Chicagogirl
girl l of fifteen years 7 She te a friend rieIIdof friendof i iof
of the Kenyons Keay and being < in Washing Washington Waslntngton < j
ton asked ts be taken to the WhiteHouse White te teBG ± j jHouse
House HouseMiss BG HouseMiss
BGTaft Miss Taft whose name is s the same as astbe asthe asthe
the Presidents lcleDts daughter brought ougbt with withher Withher withher
her a aJetter letter from her grandfather PA t wrIt written j jten itfln
ten to him by the late Alfonso Tart Taftfather j
father 1a ther of the President PresidentWEATHER Prea4deDtWEATHER PresidentWEATHER TattI
WEATHER REPORT REPORTA REPORTi I II IA I
A disturbance dl that has moved to the thebower j jTower Ilo j
Tower lo Mississippi 1ft88j valley from the Rom Rocky Rockymountain Roek7mountain 4 4mountain
mountain region fa causing aushusweather ca unsettled t tweather IWeathftr
weather and snow ta the middle Atlantic AtlanticStates At1Btkwilat AtlanticStates
States Statesfor Statest
t Suxwwirat wilat colder weather Is tacJlcat tacJlcatfOr IndICated IndICatedfor
for the middle Atlantic States Tuesday Tue dayFORECAST TnaduyFORECAST TuesdayFORXCAST
FORECAST FOR THE THE DISTRICT DISTRICTSnow j jSnow jSnow i
Snow or rain this afternoon and d Tues Tuesday j jday Iday I
day Snow followed by Hearing and andcolder andcolder I i
colder < weather The lowest low temperalure tempera temperature ¬
j jure
lure ure about 8 > Q degree t tTSMPKRATURXS IT1DPRA eTSSP7PRATURES
i ei
TSMPKRATURXS TSSP7PRATURESSam T1DPRA
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Sun sets f 411 411TIDE 4 4TIDE 1 1TIDE
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TIDE TABt TABLE TABLSTodaymen TABLET0da7iIIa
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GQyPITIOy oo bCJkN OF THE WATER WATSRHABPBRS WAniRHARPBitS WATERHARPBRS
HABPBRS FBKKT W Va Bee 5 5Both 5 5B 5Beth
Both B > t rivecs dear this maanc HMcnbt i
Resume Res me ofDecision of Decision in theWall the theWall theWall
Wall Case CaseBanal CaseRacial CaseRacial
Racial status of negro negro finally finallyadjudicated finallyadjudicated finallyadjudicated
adjudicated for District DistrictChief DistrictChief DistrictChief
Chief Justice Shepard decides that thatany thatany t
any appreciable mixture of negro negroblood negroblood negroblood I
blood makes a colored person personDecision n nI nDecision
1Decision I
Decision rendered in case of Isabel IsabelWall IS IsabelWail 3be1 3be1Wall <
Wall refused admission to the theBrookland theBrookland theBrookland
Brookland public schooL schooLCase schooLCase schoolCase
Case brought up from lower court courtwhere court courtwhere courtwhere
where Judge Wright made simi similar similar similar ¬
lar decision decisionBoard decisionBoarii decisionBoars
Board af f Education Educarnn by vote of 8 to tos
5 giv g giynd fe same opinion opinionCase opinionCase opinionnCase
Case may mar be be taken to United States StatesSupreme StatesSupreme StatesSupreme
Supreme Court CourtASSERT CourtSTORM CourtSTORM
STORM IS HERE HEREFOR HEREFOR
FOR SOME TIME TIMEASSERT TIME TIMEASSERTEXPERTS
ASSERT ASSERTEXPERTS ASSERTEXPERTSWire EXPERTS EXPERTSWire EXPERTSrVire
rVire Wire Companies Unable to toEstimate toI toEstimate
I Estimate Damage DoneBy Done DoneBy DoneBy
By Snow SnowFALL SnowFALL SnowFALL
FALL IS HEAVIEST HEAVIESTFOR HEAVIESTFOR HEAVIESTFOR
FOR SEVERAL YEARS YEARSColder YEARSCokier YEARSColder
Colder Weather Is Prophesied for forWashington forWashington forWashington
Washington and Vicinity By ByPrognosticator ByPrognosticator
Prognosticator ProsnosticatorWashington PrognosticatorWa PrognosticatorWadhimgton
Wa Washington blRgtoB Is today in the threes of ofone oODe ofone
one of the heaviest t snowstorms 8IOwR4 n it has hasexperienced 8experfe beeexperienced
experienced experfe cetl for years with the excep exception exception exception ¬
tion of the one en March 4 18S8 which whichtied wldehtied whichtied
tied up all kinds of traffic tore downtelepboDe downtelephone down downtelephone
telephone poles and wires wires and ltd M vast vastdamage vastc1maS8 vastdamage
damage in Washington Maryland and andVirginia aDdV andVirgin
Virginia VirginiaIf V Virgin a aIf
If the blizzard which w Ic te raging ia toA ib ibTVeet
TVeet Vvest A eat and beading bea lng t this ls way succeeds succeedsin
in reaching the Atlantic coast eexai eexaitteas ee eosdirias
tteas will be as bad as they t weee Wet WettoaguraUoR weaverinauguration > last lastInauguration
Inauguration dayTire day dayis y
TiM storm today though a 1t heavy olM olMis one oneis
is only a forerunner of what is likelyte likelyto likely I Ito
to come The Weather Bureau reports reportsthat repoctBtbat reportsthat
that a bttzzard is sweeping East from fromthe frOBithe troutthe
the Great Gree Lakes to the east Atlantic AtJADUcStates AtlanticStates
States parts of West Virginia and the thewestern tbewestern thewestern
western part of Virginia The heaviest heaviesti t toC
of tbe storm has not yet hit W Wash Washington WashIDgt4MI ash ashIngtoe ¬
ington and the surrounding country countryThis country1h1s countryThis
This will Hkely come tonight or early earlytomorrow earlytomorrow earlytomorrow
tomorrow morning if the snow does not
turn to rate
rateTouch
Touch of Winter WinterA
A touch of the storm which struck struckWashington struckWashhtgt4 struckW
Washington W R this morning was to he bears bearsarrived e earrived
arrived yesterday morning but forsome for forsome fosome
some reason it either changed its course courseand courseand
and was thereby there y delayed It gaveWashingtonfaus gave gaveWasfamgtoniaiis gveWa
Wasfamgtoniaiis Wa iDgtooiaDs though a touch ef ofreel efreal
real winter wiD r and if f ft coats and heavy heavyclothes hoaryclothes
clothes had mw not been brought out be he ¬
fore fore it is certain D that they wer taken
from the camphor bate this scorning u oratag
Todays storm has not assumed a ant ¬
ficient proportions proportions to do any any great dam damage daJRB damage ¬
age B e in this city Both of the telegraphcompanies telegraph telegraphcompanies t tcompanies
companies the telephone company and andtbe andthe
the two street railway companies re report re report report ¬
port that they have not been seriously
handicapped pped thus far farAt tarAt farAt
At Lnion Station it was reported thatonly that thatonly
only one train was late today That Thatwas Thatwas Thatwas
was Baltimore and Ohio railroad train traino
No o t from St Louis It was due toarrive to toarrive
arrive in Washington Wa hlD tOD < at t 1240 U oclock
but did not reach here until 140 oclockan oclock oclockan o clock
an hour late That may mayor or may not notnave note
nave e been due d e to the storm according
to the officials at Union Station StationAt StationAt
At the main office of the Washington
Railway RaIIwa and Electric Company it wasstated was wasstated wast
stated t ted that some of the ears were run running runniDS running ¬
ning a little farther apart but thatnone that thatnone tttnone
none of the schedules had been beenchanged beenchanged
changed Both roads kept snow sweepers sweep sweepers sweepers ¬
ers out all morning mend however and in inthat Jr Jrthat inthat
that manner largely prevented much muchJay de delay delay ¬
lay In their schedules schedulesAll schedulesAU schedulesAli
All of the railroad companies using
Union Station are preparing preparing to keep
their tracks open in the event of the tbesnow theSDOW thesnow
snow continuing to fall and becoming
too heavy for trains to easily e plow plowthrough lowthrough plowthrough >
through Every effort will be made by bythe bythe
the companies to keep the tracks tracks open openboth openboth
both to the North and to the South SouthTelegraph SouthTelegraph outh outhTelegraph
Telegraph companies are taking the thesame thesame thesame
same precaution although there is little littlethey J1ttl J1ttlthey littlethey
they can do if I the storm becomes so soheavy 80heavy soheavy
heavy that poles and wires are torn torndown torndown torndown
down However every effort will I Imade be bemade bemade
made to get messages through to other othercities ethreItJes ethtrcities
cities If the proportions assumed by bythe bJtDe bythe
the storm Justify H It gangs of linemen linemenwill ltnemenwill linemenwin
will be sent out from this city in every everydirection ev everydirection rY rYdirection
direction with instructions to keep the thelines th thHnes thelines
lines open at any cost testMany cestMany
Many Horses Down DownThe DownThe DownThe
The slush resulting from the snow snowduring snowduring snowduring
during the early part of the storm stormmade stormmade stormmade
made walking exceedingly disagree disagreeable disagreeabhe lsagreeaWe ¬
able Horsedrawn vehicles e lcles had to toproceed topreeeetl topreeeed
proceed slowly As it was many manyhorses manyhorses manyhorses
horses fell feD but t none n sustained seriousinjury serious seriousi
injury l injuryAccording jury juryAeeorcH
According AeeorcH to the Weather Weat er Bureau BureauWashington BureauWasillagton BureauWashington
Washington can look for some severe seereIv severelv
ly cold weather er by tomorrow ev e even n if ifIt ItIt ifIt
It It steps snowing The prediction to today totiy today ¬
day Js Is that the temperature will drop dropto dropto dropto
to tne the freezing point with those high highnorthwesterly highrthw highnorthwesterly
northwesterly rthw terly winds > which always alwaysbins alwaysWag alwaysblag
bins cold weather hereNewspaper here hereNewspaper bcceNevspaper
Newspaper Man Named NamedTariff NamedTariff NamedTariff
Tariff Board Secretary SecretaryIt
It was announced today that T w wBrehany W WBrebaDy V VBrenany
Brenany a newspaper man of this thiscity th1citY thiscity
city has been appointed executive sec secretary secretary secrelary ¬
retary of the Tariff BeArd Mr Bre Brebany Brebaay Brebany
bany will assume assumelds Us duties in a short snorttime shortttJne shorttime
time He is now connected oe ted with theNew the theNew theNew
New York Tribune TribuneHe bureau bureauHe bureauHe
He was formerly on the Milwaukee MilwaukeeSentinel MIlwaukeesntJDe1 MilwaukeeSentinel
Sentinel and came e hare from Wiscon Wisconsin W1coftIlia Wbe ott ottala ¬
sin a as secretary sedota to Senator r Quarfee QuarfeeLater QrieELaiar QuerleaLater
Later he served as secretary to Senator SenatorSrooner S4 SenatorSpooner tOr tOrSrooItel
Srooner Stoee the resignation of the tbelatter tDelstter thelatter
latter Mr Brghony has nag been engaged engagedin eDg eDgill
in newspaper Jtn week in Washington W
IVIRS EDDYS DEATH EXPECTED EXPECTEDTO EXPECTEDTO
TO CAUSE CHANGE IN CHURCH
I
GOVERNING BOARD BOARDMAY BOARDMAY
MAY REORGANIZE REORGANIZEFormer REORGANIZEUNDER
UNDER NEW PLAN PLANFormer
Former Elections Were Ap Approved Approved APProved ¬
proved By Mrs Eddy As AsPastor AsPastor AsPastor
Pastor Emeritus EmeritusCHAIRMAN EmeritusCHAIRMAN EmeritusCHAIRMAN
CHAIRMAN McLELL McLELLAN McLELLANIN AlcLELLANI AN ANIN I
IN SUPREME CONTROL CONTROLFor
For the First First Time In History Hi toiy of ofChurch ofChurch I
Church a Man Is Ruling RulingPower
r rPower
I
Power PowerBOBTOK PowerDOIITON PowerBOSTON
BOSTON Dec i Soorrowod Surrounded by y thelaMe thesame the thesame
same mystery ry in death that t had pre prevailed pre preVI prevailed ¬
vailed durmg life the body of o MrsMary Mrs MraMary MrsBaker
Mary Baker G Eddy late head d of theChristian the theChristian theCbrlsdaa
Christian Science Church Ch roh lay IB IBteday guard guardof guarded guardedtoday
today from the eyes of her vast armyof army armyof
of followers in her stone maneto DKUt8IoR on onChestnut onCbe onChestnut
Chestnut Cbe HID In Brookline while theworld the theworld theWOI1d
world wondered what will w1Il be the out outcome CMII CMIICOllIe outcome ¬
come of the contest for supremacy supremacywhich supremacywhich
which blcb Is bound to ari arise e in the Chrtetiau ChrtetiauSdenee ChrletlaxSefeuoe I
Sdenee Church ChurchA Churchsimple 3 3A
A simple funeral service tor one tone elM of ofthe ofthe
the most remarkable Women women America Americaever AMerIesever Americaever i
ever prod produced weed will be had at the home homeof Aomeof homeof
of the dead religious leader leaderDetails leaderDetaIiII leaderDetails
Details of the obsequies Have net Jf8t yetbeen yet yetbeen
been made public c and probably probe will willnot W1UDOt wit witnot
not be until Mrs Mrs Bddys only 17 sonGeorge son sonGeorge SOftGeoQe
George W Glover of Lead Lee S s D arrives ar arrives ar arrf8S ¬
rives la Boston He Is new OR the wayaccompanies way wayaccompanies wayaecompanles
accompanies by two of his three chfl chfldren chiIdreu et iI iIdres
dren dreu Mary and George GeorgeIt GeorgeIt
It Is believed that Judge Clifford PSmith P PSmith PSmIth
Smith first reader of the Mother MotherChuroh MeUterCbwoek MotherChndt
Churoh in Boston will 111 officiate at thelast the thelast theIa
last rites at the Chestnut Hfll mansloe man mansion JDDatolL ¬
atolL Thl This preliminary service service perhaps perhapswll perhapswill
will be attended only by Mrs Eddys EddysImmediate EcNrsJmm Eddys1wmcd
1wmcd Immediate Jmm ate te relatives and members of
her household householdBurial kotIeehoJdBurial householdBurial
Burial probably will be at Titian TiltocV
N N V H H L tfceEfcIhood Ute girlhood home of the founder founderof <
of the t e Christian Science faith faithMany faithMany alth althMany
Many ilessages Mesugesof of Regret BcgretThousands RegretT1aousands RegretThousands
Thousands of telegrams and oabte oabtegrams oableet oabtos
grams ef regret poured in from ail ailperts allt6rts ailparts
parts of the world today A AehIbald AehIbaldMcLellan ehlbaM ehlbaMMcLellan w wMcLellan
McLellan chairman of the board of di directors 11IIreeters directors ¬
rectors ef the church was literally literallyswamped Utentltswamped literallyswamped
swamped by the Innumerate nnuaterate expres expressions 8XJH8siems expressione ¬
sions of sympathy and condolence condolencewhich cen condoiencewhich oleDCe oleDCewalch
which came from followers or o Mrs
Eddy EddyFor EddyFor EddyFor
For the first time in the history ofthe of ofthe ofthe
the church a man Is Its supreme beaC beaCMr ltea4 bea beaMr
Mr McLellan holding this position ae aschairman aechairman IWiebIn
chairman of the board of directors directorsWhat directorsWhat directorsWhat
What will be the outcome of Mrsliddys Mrs MrsBodys I
Bodys death none can tell at the pre preeat prev prevent pr ¬ I Ieat
eat time That there will be a contest contestfor t
I for her private fortune whi which w Js end estimated esdJJlated endmated ¬
mated at about lSettX l5It00t is generally be be be11je
11je JeveC JeveCThe eves evesThe e eThe
The tsort on will undoubt undoubteJ17 J J17 < r demand der end bis bissitare Jtissltare Lisshare
share in the estate estateMay estateMay te teMay
May Reorganize the ChurchT Church ChurchThi ChurchTin
Tin T death < eath of Mrs Irs Eddy ddT may resultin result resultin r t tIn
in a reorganization of the UtechrclI mother motherchurch motherchurch
church eo far as its governing power poweris
is concered The control has been beenvested Doeavested beenvested
vested in five fi 8 directors who at pres present preseat present ¬
ent are Archibald McLellan John V VDittemeck VDltteJllOCk VDittemock
Dittemeck Allison B Stewart Stephen StephenContinued StephenA tOl tOlA
A A C ase true ho Is Is also tre surer er Ute UteContinued theContinued
Continued on Sixth Page PagBLACKSIITR Page PageBLACKSMITH PageBLACKSMITH
BLACKSMITH IT ITBeaten VICTIM VICTIMOF VICTIMOF
OF NEGRO AND HOHS HOHSBeten HORSE HORSEBeaten
Beaten on the head with Ith an iron bar barby rIty barby
by a negro and kicked by bYa A horse John JohnOpensteia Joimpe JohnOpenetda
Opensteia pe elB a blacksmith fiftysix years yearsold yearsoW yearsold
old of ills New ew York ae avenue ue northwest northwestis t ti
is believed to be dying ht at Emergehcy EmergehcyHospitaL BmergeneyHospitaL EmergeneyHespftaL
HospitaL HospitaLThe HospitaLThe HespftaLThe
The snow was responsible for a rush rushof rushof
of business at Opensteins shop and andthere aJtdthere andthere
there were so many horses to be shod shodthat i ithat
that GIBes of the drivers had to wait waitArthur waltArthur waitArthur
Arthur Johnson a negro employed as asa asa asa
a driver by Mrs Irs I L L C C Trumbo got tired tiredof I Iof
of waking waitingYoull
YoaH ouU have to wait until I get et around aroundto aroundto aroundto
to yon Ot1 Openstein told him Johnsons Johnsonshorse Johnsonshorse ohshorse
horse was in the way and the black blacksmith I Ismith Ismith
smith led it asideJohnson aside asideJohnson i
Johnson struck the blacksmith black t withan with withan withan
an Iron bar and He fell to the floorBefore floor I
Before he b could get up he was vas struck struckagain struckagain
again and his skull was fractured As Ashe Ashe Ashe I
he rolled over he was kicked in the ribs ribsand ribsand
and trampled on by the horse Three Threeribs Threeribs Threeribs I
ribs were fractured and he was badlybruised badly bad badbruised
1 bruised bruisedJohnson bruisedJohnson bruisedJohnson
Johnson fled but was capturedFRITZ captured capturdFBITZ captur capturFRITZ
FRITZ HEINZE IffilFACE mST MUSTFACE mSTFACE
FACE TRIAL AGAI AGAIEfforts AGAIN AGAINEnom
Efforts of the Department of Justice Justiceta
to bring Fritz Augustus Heinze the theMontana theMontano theMontana
Montana miner to trial for misapplica misapplication mlMppUcation misappiicadon ¬
tion of funds of the Mercantile National NationalBank NaUoaatBank NationalBank
Bank of NewYork New York of o which he was waspresident wasclent waspresident
president clent ended successfully before beforethe befoethe beforethe
the Supreme Court of the United States Statestoday Statesto Statestoday
today todayThe to todayThe
toTbe
The Supreme Court holding the In Indictment iudktment Indictment ¬
dictment sufficient rd reverses < ersod the action actionof acUonof actionof
of the United States tates circuit court of ofthe orthe ofthe
the southern district of New Yorkwhich York Yorkwhich Yorkwblc1l
which quashed the counts upon which whichIt
It was sought to retry t t tie e case caseThe caseTte caseThe
The case case therefore probably wit go goback gobeck
back fer triaL
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MRS M AUGUSTA E E STETSON STETSONErstwhfle STETSONErstwhile STETSONErstwhile
Erstwhile New York Leader Who lenie l enies SeekiBg Seemgto to Succeed Mrs Eddy SddyMRS EddyMRS EddyMRS
MRS STETSON STETSON NOT NOTTO NOTTO NOTNe
TO HEAD CHURCH CHURCHMegf
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Ne Megf Nlety York prk Leader Who Was Recently Shorn of Her HerPower Her HerPower HerP
Power P wer Is Shocked At Death of Her Former Teacher TeacherBut Teacher1 TeacherBut
But Denies Seeking to Succeed Her
1iIW N W YORK Dec S 5Irs Mrs Augusts AugustsK A1Ig1IMa1 A1Ig1IMa1g
K g > f Stamen oB for more than twenty years yearsthe I Ithe
the dominant factor in the affairs of ofthe ofthe I Ithe
the Christian Science Church in thiscity this thiscity t l
city but whose w o leadership jp was taken takesfront takenl takenfrom I
from her as the result of a recent recentstruggle rect8trU recentstruggle
struggle 8trU to the First Church C rdJ heard thenews the thenews UteDeWS
news cr Mrs Bddys death through the tbeMuraey the1IDf theYw
Yw Muraey 1IDf e News Servjce while she wasremvlLg was wasWest wasreeeY
reeeY remvlLg a few friends at her home 7 7West 7West
West Ninetysixth NtBety Ixth street streetMrs treetXIS streetMrs
Mrs Eddys s heath eata t was a shook to MrsSteteou Mrs MrsStetson In InStet
Stetson R despite the fact that ia the t e re recent re receDt recent ¬
cent dtooonnfcm dl8 aOIl at the tb First Church MrsEddy Mrs MrsEddy MnIEddy
Eddy opposed Mrs Stetson and through throughthe throughthe
I
the medium of a letter of fifty words won1took wordstook wordstook
took from Mrs Stetson her cnaace chance of ofregaining ofregaiing
regaining re control of the organisation organisationTne orgII1t orgaalsadonThe n nThe I
The NewToffc N YorIc leaner had studied st under underTWO underTO
YEARS PROVE PROVESUNDAY PROVESUNDAY PROVEThe
I SUNDAY SUNDAYTIMES TIES Tlr ES HIT HITTne HITsecud
Tae TheI second anniversary of the Sunday Sundayevening Sundayevaiag
evening e lBg eetttnm of The Washington WashingtonTimes Wulliastocwa WashingtonTimes
Times was waThe yesterday yesterdayThe yesterdayThe
The ncoeooitj Jlt nlti for such an issue lie was wasemphasized wasemphasised
emphasized IB this anniversary edition editionby editionby
by 1 y the fact that it contained the annoumcemsent an announcement ¬
nouncement oC the news of the t e death deathof deathoC deathof
of Mrs Eddy discoverer and founder founderof
of the Christian Science Church ChurchWhile ChurchVhile I
While Mrs Eddy passed away Satur Saturday Saturday ¬
SaturI
day night bt it was not decidedto decld to makethe make makethe makethe
the news public until Sunday morning morningand mernfn1 morningand
and it was therefore t eroor impossible for forthe forthe forthe
the morning papers to give ve the infer infermatlon i imatloc
mation which was of such su vital inter Interest
j
est to the thousands of her followers followersas
as well as to the general publIc pubtieIt
I
It remained for OI the t e Sunday Sunda r eveningedition evening eveningedition evenlY1
edition of The Times to publish the first firstaccount firstaccount
account of herd her departure aperture carrying thenews the thenews
news directly d r Ctly to the members of the thelocal tbe10cal thelocal I
local Church of Christ Scientist at theconclrslen the theconclusion
conclusion concl 15lon of their services yesterday yesterdayat yesterdSat
at noon noonWhen noonVllen noonben e411 e411tion
When ben the first Sunday afternoon edi edition edition ¬
tion of The Times appeared two years yearsago yearsago yearsago
ago the venture was characterized as asan asan
an experiment In a sense this was wastrue wastrue f
true for a special news service had to tobe tobe tobe
be developed and what was more im important ink inkportant ¬
portant it remained to be seen whether whetherSunday whetherSundaY whetherSunday
Sunday would be a newsproducing day dayFrom dayFrom
From the start the venture has been beena
a success s c e Not only has the system for forcollactlng forcollecting
collecting coU tlng news n all parts of the world worldworked worldworked
worked effectively but the results as asillustrated asUJustrated asillustrated
illustrated by the announcement of Mrs MrsEddy lIrsEddys MrsEddys
Eddy Eddys s death show the importance of ofhaving ofhaving ofhaving
having a Sunday evening paper raperTh paperTn per perTh
Th > public nbllc bas nas accepted the Impor Importance Importance importance ¬
tance cf c c Sunday as a newsploducinday newsprodudm newsprodudmday newsproduclnday
day because P the two years of Sunday Sundayafternoon Sundayalternom Sundayafterno
afternoon afterno n service furnished by The TheTimes TheTImes TheTimes
Times 1 lave ave established estabH bed the fact beyond beyondpossibility beyondpoS6ibUlty beyondpossibility
possibility of doubt doubtThe doubtTbt doubtThe
The anniversary issue yesterday yesterdaypublished 3resterdaJpu1 yesterdaypublished
published pu1 U bed the first accounts of how howthe bowtbe howthe
the fire fire threatened thre tened the destruction of ofthe orthe oftire
the Inglesfde ng wide apartment house and andtold andtold
told of an unknown man benig found foundwith foundwith foundwith
with a ands frajtured f red skull at Seventhstreet Seventh Seventhstreet
street and Bennsylvania lvania avenue avenueThese avenueThese avenueThese
These are ar but hurt t a few of olthe the first firstaccounts firstaccounts
accounts wMch every week featurethe feature I Ithe
the Sunday afternoon edition of The TheTimes i iTimes
Times
Mrs BXMy Bd4 had come to New 3ewher Yk at athexr
her request had followed whet she befeved be believed be ¬
lieved was the way W pointed out by byscore
Mrs Eddy and many u time Ia t the e Jut Jutscore lastscore
score of years rs had been mentioned as asthe s stJM
the successor of Mrs Bi3y Bli as thebend the theheed
bend of the church cburcbrs dttudthrs
Mrs rs Stetson Stetsondents pad lid sixteen ot h hclents stu students
dents were expelled from tro the First i iCJnH
Church CJnH and from the Mother Church Churchm Churchat I
at Boston last winter what the fight gkt
In m the church L Lore re was at Its height hei bt
Reporters called at Mrs Stetsons Stet ons ome Aome Aomeand me meand
and asked It < f she the he had some statement statementto
to make eonterning CO = concerning her future or some someexpression someexpreMloa someexpression
expression concerning usce le the passing away awayof awayof 1aj
of Mrs M Eddy She appeared appeat for o a few fewmoments ffIfIW180DMBt fewmemento
moments and said she had no stte sttemewl state statement tteJDeIIt ¬
mewl to make makeTo nutkeTo makeTo
To others ot who called at her house houseContinued JMMaeeCOIItinuecl houseContinued
Continued on c Sixth PageMAN Page PageFALLS PageMAN
MAN FALLS DEAD DEADAT DEADAI DEADAT
AT HOSPITAL DOOR DOORJust
Just Jce as be stepped across the 4r ansll ansllOW dirshold sit sitneon
OW 0 Emergency Hospital this after atter1I8GR afterneon
neon 1I8GR shortly after 1 oclock dock JosephRichard Joseph JosephrRtemtrfl T05e1h1Ue
Richard Wheatley dropped deedPhysicians dead deadPhysicians 4eMPh78ictaDB
Physicians rushed to his aseletancebut assistance assistancebut s tance
but he was dead when beII placed on a cot cotThe cotThe
The man was about seventyfive years yearsof yearsor yearsof
of age and had appeared at the hoe hospital hoepita ¬
pita early in the morning m IR an en enfeebled enfeebled ¬
feebled condition to ask for t < treatment treatmentThe treatmentThe
The aged man evidently had a prensoniden pre premonition pre ¬
monition of his death for pinned pinned on onthe onthe
the inside of his coat co was a note ask askIng askIDl
log that if anything happened to him himword Mmword
word be sent to his brother Walter F FWheatley F FWheatley
Wheatley of Dallas Ds1 Tex TeL and giving givingother tivitlgother givingother
other instructions as to persons s to be benotified De benotified
notified notifiedBelow notifiedBelow
Below his signature Mr Wheattevgave Wheatley Wheatleygave Wheatleysave
gave his address as i7tiS Pennsylvania Pennsylvaniaavenue PeDD8hanlaa Penneylvaniaavenue
avenue avenueAccording a avenueAccording venueAccording
According to this memorandum his hisdaughter hisdaughter hisdaughter
daughter Miss Katherine Wheatley Wheatleylives Wheatleylaves beatley beatleylives
lives at Charlestown Cbarie town W Va VaThe VaThe VaThe
The not notr also asks that the following followingpersons fo1lowlngpersons followingpersons
persons be informed In case of accident accidentto
to t him Father Carroll of St Patricks PatricksChurch Patr1eksChurch PatricksChurch
Church Frank FrankT0De8 Jones of Fifth and F Fstreets Ftreets Fstreets
streets northwest and Dr Lewis L4n1s at atFourteenth atFourteenth atFourteenth
Fourteenth and P streets streetsPersons streetsPersons streetsPersons
Persons who noticed the man approaching ap approaching ap appt08chtng ¬
proaching the hospital said he appeared appearedto
to be bein in an exhausted condition and was wasmaking wasmaking wasmaking
making his way with 1th great dtfficalty difflcaItythrough dtfficaltythrough dltAcultythrough
through the slushy street Physicians Physicianssay PllysfciaDSs Pbysicienssay
say s that death was abnoetJascantaneous abnoetJascantaneousand 1motR tJat1MOUS tJat1MOUSand
and was due to failure of the heart as astoe asthe asthe
the result of exhaustionWaiterAviator exhaustion exhaustionWaiterAviator tkJft tkJftWaiterAviator
WaiterAviator WaiterAviatorAwaits WaiterAviatorAwaits I IH
Awaits i = Clear Sky SkyHoping SkyHoplnb 1 1able
Hoping H n in the face of present unfavor nafavorable unfavorable r ¬
able conditions that the snow will cease seIn oeisein i iin
in time to allow him to fly tomorrowRomaine tomorrow tomorrowRomalBe toIIIorrowRomalae
Romaine rte Bersaoues Bers ques the newest a aLion addt i ilion 1 1lon
lion to Washingtons list of aviatorsspent aviators aviatorsspent YitUorsspent
spent today tod at Fort Myer working on onhis Ofthis onhis
his machineThe machine machineThe macldneThe
The yung Belgian B wag formerly rm rly a awaiter awalter awafter
waiter at the New WHtod WHtodBersaaiues WHhBErSa4ues WillardIiersaques
Bersaaiues b bcdieves JieftBJte 9ievee he ha has unearthed uneartbeisbme unearthedsome
oome some new n w ideas in the construction esow r uetioa tIoR of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the machine He wn will silt use an engine of of195hersepower ofl1ihorsepower
195hersepower Di ersepower with a new style framework frame framework fraJaework
pounds work The machine weighs about lfM lfMpounds 1 1pounda 11111pounds j
TTKT A T OT OOI T T
FINAL SESSION SESSIONOF SESSIONOF SESSIONve
OF Wl SIXTYFIRST SIXTYFIRSTCONGRESS OIV SIXTYFIRSTCONGRESS SIXTY lli ve FIR ll llImpressiveness
CONGRESS ON ONmpressiveness ONImpressiveness
Impressiveness of of Opening Session Made More Notice Noticeable Noticeable Noticeable ¬
able By Manifest Sorrow Over Death of Eight EightMembers EightMembers
Members During the Recess RecessNOTABLE RecessNOTABLE
NOTABLE EVENT IN POLITICAL ANNALS ANNALSFor
> t
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i For First Time In Twenty Years Republican Members MembersCome MembersCome
Come Together In Shadow of Defeat Def atFuture atFutureDevelopments Future FutureDevelopments
Developments to Solve Fate of G GO O P PWhat PI Pat
I What at Congress CongressIn Did Didi DidII
i In the Senates Senate SenateThe SeI13jte SeI13jteThe
s The Senate met at noon for the beginning be nnlg of the thefinal thefinal thefinal
final session of the Sixtyfirst Congress CongressAfter CongressAfter CongressAfter
After adopting the customs customary resolutions and the thenotifications thenotifications thenotifications
notifications of the House and the President President the Senate Senateadjourned Senateadjourned
adjourned out of respect to the memory of the four Sen Senators Senators Senators ¬
ators who have died in the recess Senators DolUver DolUverDaniel DolliverDaniel
i
DanielClay Daniel day 0ay and McEnery McEneryIn McEll McEllIn
In the House f fT5ie r t I
The House met at 12 oclock oclockThree oclockThree
Three new members m bers took the oath of office officeIndefinite officeIndefinite officeIndefinite
Indefinite leave of absence on account of ill health healthvas hea1thwas healthwas
was granted to Representative Loudenslager Loudensl er of NewJersey New NevJersey NewJerSey
Jersey JerseyThe JerSeyThe JerseyThe
The House adjourned out of respect to the memory memoryof memoryof memo memoof
of Representatives Tinell BroTOolowFoukrod fuownIow Foukrod and Gil Gilmore Gilmore Gilmore
more and Senators Clay Daniel and Dolliver who have havedied havedied havedied
died since the last session sessionBy sessionBy
By JUDSON C WELLTVES
UnEr nde the > elf f a eorecginG tn de defeat e efoat
feat recently sfiministerecl to the deznIT deznITnantK demhnant demirrant
rant party and d bearing the nmisual nmisualburden nIlUB1llbur nxniaualburden
bur burden ell of a personal erso 8 sorrow Sl TOW incident incidentto
to the fact that annocn anrtocncements es ents were wereSenators Wereto woreto
to be or the death of nn less than thanSeAaters fear fearSenators
Senators and four Representatives since sincethe sincetile dacethe
the last meeting the SIxtyflrst Con Congress Congress Congress ¬
gress opened its test session today todayFor tedayFor todayFor
For the first time In sixteen years yearsthe J JUte yearsthe
the Congressional session began with withthe withthe withthe
the countrys politics in that transitionalstate transitional transitionalstate transitionalstate
state which is the accompaniment of a achange ai aj
j i change from one to another partyscontrol partys
j central e of the House of Representatives RepresentativesFor KfPIBSentatl cs
For the first t time in twenty years yea a amm aFOUR aFOUR
FOUR INSURGENTS INSURGENTSCONFER INSURGENTSCONFER
CONFER WITH TAFT TAFTProgressivism TAFTI TAFTProgressivism TAFTProgressivism
I
Progressivism Urged By ByBristow ByBrist B Y YBristow
Bristow Brist w1 Madison Norrisand Morris Morrisand N orris orrisand
and Murdock MurdockInsurgency lVlurdockInsurgency MurdockInsurgency
Insurgency had its day at the WhiteHouse White WhiteHouse hlte hlteHouse
House this morning Whether Whet er the thej Utele4ers theleaders
leaders who e and saw the Presi President Prestdent
j dent impressed him with JtJI their views
i on more progressive legislation l latlon re remains
mains to b De seen seenThe
The T e first was wa Senator Senator Bristow of ofKansas I
Kansas He stayed stayed ant hour before he heI
was admitted admltte41 and when he eame eaxae out outsaid j ji
I
i said s 1d he had confined his conversation conversationj
j to Supreme Court appointments and andthe andi
i the message messageThen messageThen
Then came Representative e Norris of ofNebraska ofNebraska ofNebraska
Nebraska Representative Madison of ofKansas orKansas ofKansas
Kansas Kansas and Representative Victor VictorMurdock Victorl3Iurdoc VictortMurdock
l3Iurdoc l3IurdocSenator Murdock
Senator Bristow said he came today tedayinstead todaJiDStd todayInstead
instead of Saturday because > he had hadbeen 1Isdi hadbeen
i > been invited for today He gave the thePresident thePr thePresident
President Pr ent his views on the legislation legislationpromised le legislationpromised lslatlen lslatlenpromised
promised by b this CongressFavors Congress CongressFavors
Favors Hook for Bench BenchSenator BenchSenator
Senator Bristow BrItow urged urgetlthat that William WilliamC
C Hook be given consideration for ap appolntment ap I
polntment to the ire Supreme Court Conrt and i ifurthermore ifurthermore
furthermore furthermorothat that he was unfavorable tinfavorableto J
to the elevation of o Judge Pollock PollockWhen PollockWhen PolloeltWhen
When asked If he he would go so far asto as asto asto
to fight Judge Pollocks confirmation confirmationshould confirmationshould
should he be nOlI nominated the Senator Senatorhesitated Senatorhesitated Senatorhesitated
hesitated to answer
All of the four our insurgent leaderss told toldthe toldthe toldthe
the President Pr sldent that the country demand demanded domanded demandeel
ed progressive progr llve legislation and would wouldnot wouldDOt wouldnot
not be satisfied with anything short ot ot1C otIt ofit
1C it Victor Murdock stood squarely upon uponthe uponthe uponthe
the proposition that a tariff board with withauthority wfthauthority withauthority
authority and means to make investlga investlgationg InvesUgati018 investigations
tiong was demanded by the country He Hesaid
saw that whatever differences of opin opinIon
ion that had existed between him and andthe i I
the President in th the past the revision revisionJ
of the tariff schedule by schedule schedule was j I ia
a proposition upon which they could un undoubtedly un i
doubtedly get together togetherThe togetherThe i
The President in on his s telegram to the theChicago theC1ric theafio I
Chicago C1ric afio 0 Association Aece 1 on of Commerce on OBgturday onturday <
gturday K turday relay indorsed the permanent tariff I Ivision Iboard 1hoard
board idea which whic9ntomplatos ntomplates the rc rcvision re revislon
vision of the tariff one schedule at atime a j jtime I Im IWants i
time m
Wants Action on Wool WoolMr WoolMr WoolMr
Mr Murdoek told the President th thpresent the thepresent I Ipresent I
present tariff board had enough Infor Information Intorto information ¬
mation to justify action on the wools wool woolschedule OIMled1IIe
schedule s heduie and that unless action is taken tak taken ¬
en at this sin s nthe the people will hold holdContinued hO hOCentfnu boldContinued
l
Continued Centfnu d on on Second SecondrPage Page
e lleee c1r811S Coo ass mat s tee rbw fsMow
tog a defeat at t the ha potts pottsKotable IIsNotabie pollsNotable
Notable Occasion Occasion OccasionTodays ccasion ccasionTcHJays
TcHJays brief ADd fOrma ceremonies
in both h hottsee hoe s marked marked rked therefore t eretore a
notable occasion The poetical devel ¬
opment of the next twentythree months
will I determine whether there is to be
i complete change of party control in inae
tJe t ae e nation From the viewpoint of
bath l > oth parties p the work of the short
session opening today Is looked forward
to as of the utmost utmo st importance im portances
In the moments of the sessions
opening the sting of defeat defeat the regret
of unsuccessful ti saful
campaigns the Joy of
victory and the felicitations o 01 the
successful SUCce flll party were forgotten while
each house gave a few minutes to
the somber contemplation of the fact
that no less than eight eig t members membersour
four our Senators and for Representa ¬
Ureshave tives have av died ale iii since nce the last ses session session ¬
sion sionThey
They areSenators are areSenators
Senators McHnery of Louisiana
Clay of Georgia Bolliver D lI1ver of Iowa and
Daniel of Virginia VirginiaH VirginiaRPeoStat1vN VirginiaRepresentatives
H Representatives nreseatatlves Fsulkrod of PeB PeIHlSyJ Penasylnip syI syILoafeiana
vania nip TIrrell oC alas X t n Brown
low of TeDlM8eee and Gilmore or
Loafeiana
Political Situatien SituatieaThe SituatienThe SituatienThe
The political situation m In which the
Sbctynrst Congress finds nds itself l eU as tbe tberesult theresult
result of the adverse vote at
e the etec etecexperience eI
don in November Js a met DeW C cue e In the
experience of most members of the tbeof
House and to a great majority majorityof of those thoseof
of theSenata theSenataiJ the Se Senate Senatethe
iJ ADtctn TlL the nearly r > N Representatives
but a handful ba ful have ha ha4e e ever served in
a
H House ° to that was under Democratic
con ¬
trol In the Senate w while lle the proportion proportiontransitional
Is larger the absolute DUmber Is small
of thoee who have ve served through a
transitional period such as the present
Inevitably therefore wsTTS wsTTSe
there t was a riK
IIIae1mce
about the DrIer aDd simple
formalities of the e opening S o oC te sea
skm sion which whlehdeepiy deeply d ply impressed eed those who
took part and those Who as specta ¬
tors crowded Ow ed the galleries and
cor ¬
ridors ridorsAs rJdorsAs ridorsAs
As always on such occasions the 4iedifference he
scenes ia Senate end ncl House wee V vary
different dtCferent but there was DOt so mush h
dltrere difference ce as usuaL Although the House
was 88 more demonstrative de It was Tec <
more quiet and calm than is its wont
on on such occasions Lame ducks limped lippedinto
into the chamber of the be House to the theweaving
test few minutes before the gavel felt feltIatest
wearing madetomeasure madetomeasurebefore smiles emUe of the then
latest style and the t e very y yemUe best mode modeGathering
IH n frock suits suitsGathering suitsGathering
Gathering of Clans ClansThe ClansT ClansThe
The T e Representatives gathered p ere In Ingroups Ingroups Ingroups
groups about the chamber c shook hands handsand ltaDds ltaDdsaDd handsand
and exchanged felicitations and condolemces con condolences condolences ¬
dolences The Senators on the other
hand band as usual exchanged ex ed their greet ¬
ings outside and filed into the chamber
in true Senatorial solemnity and took
their seats without any demonstration lem n tratfoo
The cynically and humorously Inclin Inclined Inclined ¬
ed frequently commented on the fact
that the last session of the Republican
House opened 111 m the midst of a heavy heavysnowstorm heavYsnowstorm heavysnowstorm
snowstorm yet more suggestive tive to tothose tothose tothose
those given to seeing signs and omens omenswas omenswas omenswas
was the fact that owing o to a defect in inthe inthe
the broad skylight 8k lIsht above the House Housechamber BOOStihamber Housechamlter
chamber the melting snow was POUring pouringalmost > ourwg ourwgalmost
almost a stream of o water down upon uponthe uponthe
the dais occupied by the t e desk of Speak Speaker Speak Speaker ¬
er Cannon
CannonStriking
Striking Incidents IncidentsA
A striking and impressive Jmpres e incident JDddent of orUte ofthe
the brief proceedings was the obeerva observation obeervatien obeervadon ¬
don of Senator Bacon of Georgia when whenhe wbenbe whenhe
he arose to move the adjournment adjournmdeDt adjournmdeDted adjournmentThe
The deaths of the four departed departedSenators departedSenators tepart tepartSenators ed
Senators had just been announced BUOtI ed and andin andin
in moving to adjourn out of respect to totheir totheir totheir
their memory Senator Bacon called calledattention calledattentIeR calledattention
attention to the fact that the sorrow sorrowof sorrowOf sorrowalt
of the occasion CCSIonwas was without precedent precedentor precedet1t precedet1tor
or parallel in aH the history ef the tSeJNte theSenate
Senate Never before ere had had the opening opeatagof opeDlngor
of a a session been marked mark by the an

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