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1UMBER Q ER 6930 Yesterdays Circulation 46248 WASHINGTON P 1SHIl T rTON SUNDAY EVENING DECEMBER D + CE IB AIL 25 1910 Sixteen Pages PRICE E CE O2OJ O TE f < il ZENT r 7 P
GIVE US MORE PAY PAYBEFORE
BEFORE PENSIONS I f If IPLEA
PLEA OF CLERKSIncreased CLERKS I
Increased Salaries Now NowUrged NovUrged NowUr
Urged Ur g gOriente ed as of Greater Im Importance Importance ¬
P PP portance Oriente Than Retirement RetirementPRESENT RetirementPRESENT
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PRESENT P R ESENT NEEDS FIRST FIRSTSAY I
SAY AY THE EMPLOYES EMPLOYESi
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Many hian y Urge That Question Be In Included Included ¬
cluded in The Times TimesDevelopments TimesPoll TimesPoll
Pollo Poll PollD
Devel Developments D elopments o P Pmenu meets in Retire Retirement Rdlrement etue ¬
ment Poll Situation SituationStrong SituationStreng SftuatfonStrang
Strong sentiment in favor of pro providing providing provIding ¬
viding salary increase before pass passing passing passing ¬
ing retirement legislation lepdationScores legisiationScores legislationScores
Scores ef clerks besiege The Times Timeswith Timeswith Timeswith
with requests that Congress be beuxgeata beurged boedte
uxgeata urged edte te take up salary problem problemfirst problemfirst Problemfirst
first firstEmployes firstEmpleyes firstIIapley
Employes es argae that retirement retirementprevtewas retirementpr8V1sien6 retireniontrevi
will edtt41e material materialincreases materialincreases
prevtewas P revi ens pteciade
Pincreases increases in saa saaQnestien salary salaryQuestion sa1aryQuestien
Question te be considered COD by lead leading leading leading ¬
ing advocates of various retirement retire retirement retirement ¬
ment piaas p pia s at conference e en Tues Tuesday Tuesday Taesday ¬
daySupgert day daySupport daySuppert
Support for compromise plan infrsai in increased increued ¬
creased from da day y ynow to day and is isnew isn Is
new n W vital issue issueVdthta iss1reWJtWa issueWldda
Vdthta tt the last fw days a seatimant seatimantto nt ntto
to delay the agitation u for ratiejtt ratiejttleg r rtidr8I 4hK 4hKleglsladea m tt ttobtaining
leg leglsladea tlee aril tiiseet all energies trwasd trwasdobtaiaijtg > we weobUliabllr
in salaries has hasveloped en enveloped dereloped ¬
obtaining nm ln 1Dor laeteaae retw
veloped aMong the th Government e epleyee EIIB EIIBp1eyes eetpleyea
pleyee hi Washington Washingtonby w
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greater itttpor t t tfff s Ss Ssof
fff tile irorilers iR the Qovglaxeatt secT secTIce ssnice
ice than the several ylans > s to 1 1then protect protectthem I
them hi their old age ageWe qewe ass14s
We Should consider present need needflrt IJfln needsthr3t
flrt t aoclmrfd an employ In I theTreasury the theTreaowy theTreMMrY
Treasury Department Salaries ar arc al altogether altotedtw aitogetttar ¬
together too low and most ef us are areconcerned areco aretyneetaed
concerned co in having lg the tbe Increased Increasedus lDereasedrtMr incxesedrather
rather titan fa soma seiteIBe to peIMion peaeioaas
us oft in the future futureOne fllblreOIM intersvas
One of the seh saes proposed even een eentenaptaiM eeBtemwalUv eente
tenaptaiM te yta taking rik s front or already abreadyscanty alreadyacaauty dy dye1It7
scanty wage so before tills or any JI7pla ether etherplan otherplait
plan is i 3 put in ope opesbe openadoa the lad ladsbcHIM ea4ciaa ea4ciaasheutd
sbcHIM sbe td be iacrooced iuaeaesaPete iacroocedTote 1Dcr1JllMMLVCtte
Tote Urged Ur ei oa Qeestwn Qtlestienstcolts Qeestwnappears Qlle9tienS
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81 Shoe TIle Tiles hall propeeed IIIlul te held 11 11poU apoll
poll ol the C ot arsatsrt lJllt eaNoyes 1Qe8 that k kappeanJ itapgcntts
appears to BY ay fiat the e tuba 4IIIesdoBsbotdA tubashort rasdoR rasdoRsbovld
short be Jiiburttted i 114 to a vote when ZLhnewar tills thtenewspaper
newspaper newar + aper conducts 4 t the polL In fact the theve tAeadYOCtlM theadveeaties
adYOCtlM of various plans have havegeeted ve sag saggeeted s g ggeeted
geeted that the qucaUon be put up to tothe tothe I Ithe
the employea employeaCwttUaJy erployesCataiabr
CwttUaJy if the Gtttett Gt ett bill 1IIH prov prordlng prordlngfor altes altesfor fng fngfor
for dedvetkNW < in salaries Is passed br brCoagrese JyCOBgleES bsCongress
Congress a great hardship would be in inflicted lafi1ete iafldcted ¬
flicted an the Government employes un unteee unleea
teee the satarlee were increased proportisnabeiy pro preportie prosaid
portisnabeiy portie atelr said one employe There Therlcan Therecan TLerecan
can be no dodginr of the q question > t about aboutsalaries aboutf1arie aboutFalariea
salaries It sfaoold be paramount paramountIn
In view o of the 8 MDtteat nttm nt in i fevor ofan of ofan ofan
an htaaase mcr iller ae to sainriss Uarie before any re retirement re relIre retiretaeat ¬
lIre tellt plans are adopted the subject subjectwill snbjbctwin et etwtn
will be takes up t at a conference of the theteadtep tAeIe84IIRg ItsIeaih
Ieaih teadtep + r advocates of the retirementproitoeltiojts retirement retirementpropositions retirementpropo
propositions to be held next Taesdayafternoon Tuesday Tuesdayafternoon tesdqaftenlOOlL
afternoon It then will be decided decidedwhether cIcedwhet decidedwhether
whether er not the question abound be besubmttted besub beaubatitted
submttted to the Government Govera t employes employeson
on the occasion of The Times poll potLBaHets UBaJlets pollBallets
Ballets te Be CJear CJearOne CJearOae ear earOar
One e c the principal objects ef the theconference theconf theconfsreaa
conference conf of the several vera leaders le ers is isto Isto isto
to put squarely before J the employes employesthe
the plane J J proBeee tropeeeL The f ten rra ef the thaball theballet tiebelle
ball ballet iaad aM propoeitieits to be submit submitted sultm1ttad subatiifed ¬
ted win er will II be outlined in n detail so Se that thatCeatineed that thatCe thatContinued
Continued Ce on LHth Blf th Page PageWEATHER Pa e eWEATHER e eWEATHER
WEATHER REPORT REPORTA
A general l eaauge a to t cower weather weatherr weatherfagias
has verapread the region r fagias east ef the tLegad
Mississippi river gad frost root eeeurred this thismoratag ttlsaa
moratag aa as far south as the middle JDf le Gulf Gulfcoest Gultcocst Gulfsot
coest sot and north and central ce tral Fterida A Acbaase Acb8 Acbvttse
cbaase to warmer weather is la progress progressover pre es esover sa saova
over the plates > s StatesFOaCAST States StatesFORBCAST StatesFO
FORBCAST FO ST FOR THB DISTRICTFair DISTRICT DISTRICTFair DISTRICTFair
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day cia unsettled tUed and warmer Lewest tem tempecatare temabout ttunpeeatalre
pecatare tonight about 3 degrees ees Mod Moderate Moderate 3todesatetheort ¬
erate esatetheort north > i and northwest winds sfeif s1tltins sfeifing siuCJar
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HABP5EEIS HARSdIaRIiT dIaRIiT 5SKRT W Va Dec DeeBoth DecBoth S SBoth
Both rivers ors dear ear
Disasters of Past Week WeekMONDAY
MONDAY Dec 19 IgExplosion Explosion of gas wrecked power plant of ofNew If New ew York YorkCentral YorkCentral YorkCentral
Central and Hudson River Riv r railroad killing thirteen persons and injuringu Injuring
114 u Lossestimated Loss estimated = d at 1000000 1000000WEDNESDAY 1000000 1000000WEDNESDAY IooO IooOWEDNESDAY >
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WEDNESDAY Doc ax ILeather Leather warehouse in in Philadelphia burned burnedfourteen burnedfourteen btrnedfourteen
fourteen persons P ors killed and man many y injured I by b F FConIIagration falling walls Loss Szooooo 200000 200000Conflagration 00000Conflagration
Conflagration in leat leather er manufacturing district dist ct in Cincinnati Ohio Three Threekilled DIreekilled Threekilled
killed twelve factories burned Leas Szoooooo 2000000 Explosion losion in Hutten HuttenColliery 1 iColliery 1Colliery
Colliery England Engla id Three hundred and fortyone miners were killed aad aada Bd Bda
a number injured injuredTHURSDAY injuredTHURSDAY injuredTHITRSDAY
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THURSDAY Dec 22 2Fire Eire in Uelsen Morris packing P Pyards houses in stock stoekyards stookyards
yards of Chicago Twentyfour fir mea and policemen were Tolled proploss prop property property ¬
erty Y loss 2000000 2000000 s coo Three Th e P Pvania persons arsons killed when whenUqwl owl trainoa train on onP Penns Pennsyl Pennsylvania jl jlvania i ¬
vania railroad hits wrecked freight train at Millstone function HV N J JFMDAY JI JFF1IlAY
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FMDAY FTlD > AY Dec Decg 23 2sFire Firein Fire in theater and andbfsiness andb business li liheF siness block Sjaron D rron aon street streetNev streetNev
Nev Orleans kaiThg three persons Loss 500000 ooooo oooooSATIIRDAY
sroooo srooooSATURDAY 1 1SATURDAY >
SATURDAY Dec 24 24Two Two wo Pennsylvania railroad trains collided atNevada at atNevada atNevad
Nevada Ohie k killing liag six persons pers ns six sa others seriously injured Eight Eightkilled Eightkilled Eightlulled
killed and twentyfive seriously injured in wreck of Scotch express near nearHawes nearHswes nearis
Hawes is Aes Junction England Four men and two women killed by gas hasfumes gasfumes gasfumes
fumes fumes in Beaten Ohio
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MURDERED IDEREOBWGi IDEREOBWGiFormer BY NEGRO NEGROWHILE
WHILE WIFE WAilS WAilSFormer
Former Fireman Hurrying HurryingHome HurryingHome Hu In g gHome
Home to Distribute Gifts GiftsHas GiftsHas ClftsHas
Has Throat Cut CutSTEPPED CutSTEPPED CutSTEPPED
STEPPED BETWEEN BETWEENFIGHTING BETWEENFIGHTING BET JVEEN JVEENr
FIGHTING NEGROES NEGROESOne r
One Draws s Knife Across Throat ThroatAfter ThroatAfter I
After Warning arntng Victim to Move MoveOn 1rO 1rOOnArrest i < todeOnArrest
On OnArrest Arrest MadePHIL Made MadePHTQAIiBtiFHIA MadePHILADEI
PHTQAIiBtiFHIA PHILADEI PHIL I3HLPHII RIA + 1 Dee 3 i Wkt WMm WMmharrying tblib tblibharrying e ehUITYID
harrying home 1I iRe where his wile wi rife e was waswaiting swaiting waswaiting
waiting for hint hi > A to assist 5a < a the dis distribution 8trlButfon fistributiaa ¬
tribution ef gifts tram rem r a Tots > is Christ Christmas Christmas Cbrtstmss ¬
mas tree tr which w1d had been een erected ia iahis faJd lahis
his h hetne eme me far his four ebSdren ehft reJl Bert BertHlbbs BertH11rH BartHi
Hi Hlbbs > 3bs thirty years Nti a fiBmer Ipt er are areman areJRa1I tireman
man JRa1I trt rSMt1l fi ir9ta Wrtlt C9L Bt BIS1rt1P l hfe fe irbtII irbtIIdaa taitaft taitaftden OIIr OIIrde
den wft was murdered m1lr n4ltAts this merRijrg menh ritfwgW e whenhe MaM when PleaLe
he attempted attempt te littecfere lt ere between betwentwa betweentwj 1t8tW11811tw
twj tw n negroes roes who srb were quarreltas 4I1Irr at atSeventh atSeveDdi atSeventh
Seventh street and KafebK S avenue avenueThe avenueThe entIC entICT
The T e raans IJIIIins head was nearly severed severedfrem HvertMlrem severeditem
rem his body by his assailant Uaat who whowielded w whowie3ded o owielded
wielded a keenedged keen edged razor raaorClem razorClem rasorClem
Clem HMgeway w WJto > e lives It in Lilly Lillyrow Lillyow Lillyroar
in South Cam Camden CMden Camden
row ow a nare n o settlement
den was arrested tT while trying to teboard to1t0l1i totoard
board > a ferry boat for Philadelphia Philadelphiaand hIIadelpllland s lti delPb delPbgad
and locked up in the Oamden jail Jancharged jailcllrge jailcharged
charged < with the crime slatsHibbs crimeHibbe cdmeH1bb
Hibbe had been suendinc speH a half JIa hear hearwith h 1MtIrwith r rwith
with some old l eemradee at the Kigbn Raighaavenue Kigbnavenue Xalghnvenue
avenue Are house As he crossed Seveatk Sev Seventh SaTeBUt ¬
enth street he saw two negroes ftRht ftRhtin Agatlag flgktiag
in lag One man was caneiderably ee larger largerthan 1rg81tAn largerthan
than the t ether sad Irking fair play playHlbbs plyHlbH playHibbs
Hlbbs ordered the larger te t step pwn pwniehing P PiehlRg puaisbing
iehing the t e little fellow fellowThe fenoThe fellaThe
The negro declared that it was time timefor tllIMtf timefor
for f Bibbs B te move and to attend to tobis tohJe tohie
bis own business i > Words followed dur during during ar arlag ¬
ing which hick the former f mer fireman called calledthe caUedthf calledthe
the negro egr a Mar The negro bto then drew drewa
a razor and rushed at tfe t white man manMuch etaslriudt II IIMucl1
Much the heavier he vIer he bore fftbbg 1 ibbs tothe to lotbe tothe
the ground and drew the sharp blade Wa4leacro bladeacross bladeacross
across the mans JD throat t Both negroes negroesthen negroesUaoa negrossthen
then fled before spectators of f the light flshtcould Jktcould lightcould
could interfere interfereAn interfereAn
An ambulance was summoned summonedinjured a sad yd th thinjured tire tireinjured
injured man placed aboard Physictos Physictosatenipted PhysidaDsatempted Ph9sdtnsatarnpted
atenipted to sew the wound inflicted inflictedbutfflbe inflict inflictbut teal tealdied
butfflbe but Hitt Hittreached Hlb18 died before t5e Ute hospital was wasreached wasreached
reached
FALL ON PAVEMENT PAVEMENTTRAPS
IRK A DESERTER DESERTERPoliceman t lt ltPoliceman
Policeman Aiding Alden g gArise Him to toArise toArise
Arise Reco Recognizes lies His HisFeatures HisFeatures HisFeatures
Features FeaturesCHICAGO FeaturescmCAGO FeaturesC
CHICAGO C CAGO Dee 25 seInstead Instead IDsteadot of themingled the themingled themingled
mingled harmony ef weadin wedding we d1Dg bens bellaand bensand bellsand
and Christmas chimes c lmes Harry WarrenCanterbury Warren WarrenCanterbury WarrenCanterbury
Canterbury heard the rattle of Iron Irondoors Irondoors irondoors
doors and stern orders of authority authorityin
in the t e military prison at t Fort SLeridaa Sheri Sheridan Sheridan ¬
dan this morning morningHe
He bad made all arrangements to tomarry tomarry tomarry
marry Miss inss Daisy Paine last nightgad night nightand mghtand
and on his way to the tIIewetl wedding weddingFlipped iag iagElIpped Is Isslipped
slipped on an fe ley sidewalk Poiict Poiictman Poli Poliman poUman <
man Baker helped him to get up and andrecognized andreeesized I IreoogRlzed
recognized aim from a picture ae a adeserter a adeserter
deserter frem the army and delivered deiiceredLim deliveredhim deliveredlIim I
him to tile he military authorities authoritiesCanterbury authorlUesI authoritiesCanterbury
Canterbury deserted from FortLeavenworth Fort FortLeavenworth FortLevenworth
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Leavenworth a year age after hisprepossl his hisproposal hisproposaI
proposal of marrfege had been accept accepted aciteptod ¬
ed by Miss Paine and had been wait eraiting waiting waJtlng ¬
ing the he time when It t seemed safe for forhim for111m farLim
him to come to o Chicago for the cere cereThis cereIDeDY ceremeDy
IDeDY IDeDYThis
This Will Interest Many ManyF
F W Parkhurst the Boston pub publisher Imb11sh pnblishe ¬
lisher 11sh says that t If anyone afflicted atm with withrheumatism withrheumatiSm witiilrhewnatism
rheumatism in any an form neuralgia or orkidney o okidney oskidne
kidney kidne trouble wiu send their address addresste
to him him at 7H11 + U Carney Bldg Boston3lass Boston Bostonilass BostonMasa
ilass Masa he will direct them to a perfect perfectQure perfecture perfectsure
sure ure He has noth nothing g to sell or give giveonly giveomy giveonly
only teas you rou how he a was cured afteryears after afteryears Uteryears
years of search for relief Hundredshave Hundreds Hundredshave Hundredshave
have tested it with success iUccessAdvt Advt Advtri
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r1EXIGAN
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1 1CRISIS
CRISIS AT HANn HANnArmi I
t 1Arrrie
Armi Armies s Mobilizing Mo b iliz n g gThat for Battle BattleThat BattleThat
That Will Decide Fateof Fate Fateof Fateof
of Revolution RevolutionNAVARROS RevolutionNAVARROS RevolutionNTAVARROS
NAVARROS FORCE FORCEIN
IN TIGHT QUARTERSRailroads QUARTERS QUARTERSRailroads QUARTERSRailroads
Railroads in Hands of His En Enemies Enemiesand EnemieGand atica aticaand
and Famine ThreatensHis Threatens ThreatensHis ThreatensHi
His Hi Followers FollowersBL
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BL PASO P ACO Tax Dee X J5Tite The Marlnea MarlneaI i ifIt
I government 8 fIt will either meet m t with w1tIIIrtk a tarifle ter terrifle
rifle setback sst > tadc te I the comics OIIII g weefcur weefcurto week et U UwtJI flw
wtJI w restate the prescat r rto idfeeted j p pto
to federal oentrolitll oentrol oentrold Qfttrolw
w itll NVarrq and ancttJIrOvsh 04D It1eR It1eRPd
Pd > d tla UfTough 0rgh the region where whereare tirbes + e eass
are a in eantxvAt eantxvAttw eeD 101M earn 111 Ietwo
tw two trains left Je t Chihuahua Cblhtla U8 U8afienIoon Saturday Saturdayafternoon Saturdayafteraooa
afternoon with orders to join Kavarro Kavarroat 1 0 0at
at Padernales aJe and aastet l in putting puttingdown pattlqdewu ptlttlagdews
down the insurrectiou in Eighty 1 ndles adleefrm ndlesirem ufrem
irem Chihuahua at atklalpttee Malpaau Mal the pans panswhere patISw peaswhere
where w e Colonel Guzman and his force forcewere fOlCwere forcewets
were ambushed bed and shot a week Weekie age agethe > lEetiro
the first fighting t dghtit tiDS is expaeted peeted This Thisshould TbIashould 7Utsaherld
should have cemmeneed teday 1ed but butthere 1MItt hotthere
there are ne wires in operation epasa tios aDd aDdit as asit asit
it was four days before reports reportslato came cameinto cameinto
into Chihuahua ChHI > ahne ua frm the hist battle battlefought kt battleiorght e ef4
fought f4 tlg t there it may a ay be that long this thistime thitime thistttse
time before anything definite Is s heard heardNerantt 1MardNenrpe bardNe
Nerantt Ne rata is S sail surrounded b troops troopsof
of the insurgent hl army a a and his mea arekept are arei arekept
i kept completely on the d defensive h but bGttJaey butthey
1 they could hold out for some time tt Itdeein is bldeehrea isdeclared
declared although officially admit admithis a4Jth4 a4Jth4Ills admftteahis
his ammunition Is low otc Del subeuUan subeiaetuemust su sumust e ei
i must be had by forage on the eumtty eitiatttjand C IOlityad
land ad this is only possible seooel aeeoedimr a at toAmerican to toAmerican toAmerlean
American arrivals from there by bytag send sending eeadfeg ¬
tag out large parties or men < o giv givbattle vt vtbattle e ebattle
battle and clear the rebels bway t way bWyranch > mltia untM untMa
a ranch is raided In addition to the 1te
others troops sent overland font not So SoBora So SoBOnL Sonora
nora are reported now as coming C9BIiIwfrom t up upfrom apfrom
from the rear of the insurgents from fromthe froMthe roe roethe
the west Two hundred hun Led eavalry sava IT ITeJBkrked iry dis disembarked d3setnbarked ¬
embarked last week with Galages G oa oathe onUte oathe
the old Mexican exkan Central between bet en Bl BlPaso ElPaso iiiPaso
Paso and Juarez and went westward westwardin
in the direction of Castes Grandee GrandeeThey GraDdesTbeg GrandeeT3Iey
They have not been heard from but butContinued batOonUnued butContinued
Continued on Second Page
EXPLOSION WREaKS WREaKSHUGE
HUGE IRON WORKS WORKSWatchman
Watchman In Injured ured in In Los LosAngeles LosAngeles LosAn
An Angeles g ales by b Y BlowUp Blow U P Ploti Fol Following FolIoving ¬
lowing loti = yin g gIAS Strike StrikeLOS
LOS ANGELES Cat Cal Bee 25 iThe iTheL1ewellyn The TheLlewellyn The TheLlewellyn
Llewellyn Iron Works on North No t tstreet rfain rfainstreet ain ainstreet
street in this city was wrecked at an anearly anearly asearly
early hour this morning by an explo explosion exp1osion pio pior ¬
sion that tore r the in interior t erlor of tbe th e p pto plant plantto ptal1tto rant
to pieces pI ces on three floors floorsJ
J A Carburnfi the night watchman watchmanwas wtchmauwas
was hurt but will recover The explo explosion explosion oaploon ¬
sion on followed a vain attempt to t < shoot abootdown shoatdown shootdown
down a night watchman of the Lacy LacyIron La LaejIron y yIron
Iron Works by three unknown nun as ashe ashe ashe
he walked his beat beatTie beatThe I IT
Tie T e nature of the explosioneNas explosion w WIlS s dimly dimlyhinted dlallyHinted I
hinted at by a fire which broke OB f al almost idmost ¬ I
most simultaneously The names how3vves how howaver
aver were QuicklY extinguished l 1y y a anearby anearby
nearby fire company the member ofwhich of ofwWcb ofwhich
which were literally thrown out of their theirbeds t theirbeds eir eirbeds
beds by the force of the explosion explosionEvery explosionFrery ioAEvery
Every window in the neighborhood neighborhoodwas nel horhood horhoodwas
was shattered The Lacy Iron Works Xvortehas Workshas Workstae
has been n a strike storm center for three threei threemonths threemonths
i months monthsFire monthsFire
Fire Victims Vi aims Families FamiliesAll FamiliesAll
ViAll
All to Be Cared ForCffiCAGO For ForCHICAGO ForCHICAGO
CHICAGO Dec 45 50 So generous slave liavebeen slavebeen e ebeen
been the responses n > Of citizens u the thecall Uecan theca3i
call for a relief fund for the families of ofthe orthe ofthe
the firemen killed in tho tock > ards ardsblaze ardsb1ae ardsblase
blaze that today it is announced that thatall tbatall thatall
all the dependents will be taken care of ofWidows orWIdows ofwidows
Widows of the firemen win receive in incpoics inIQIllS ingmcs
cpoics of 100 100 to I i1e1 la t a year with ar arfu a arual
fu nal amount for each child andwhen andwhenthe D4i when whenthe
the child becomes of age a se there will es it be beaJDUt bea1Jut bea
a aJDUt ut J 2000 COO for or him
PISTOLAND BOTTLES BOTTLESPLAY
PLAY lEADING PART PARTIN
IN HUB RIOT RIOT1Railroad RIOTRailroad
Railroad i Boardln Boarding g House HouseScene HousScene
Scene of Battle and Re Reserves Re Reserves Reserves l ¬
serves Called CalledTWO CalledTWO CalledTt
Tt TWO O MEN iNJUREQ iNJUREQTAKEN INJURED INJUREDTAKEN INJUREDTAKEN
TAKEN TO HOSPITALParty HOSPITAL HOSPITALParty HOSPITALParty
Party f Indulging in Too Much MuchCheer MuchCheeFJ MuchCheers
Cheer Rounded Up Upfor Upfor Upfor
for Court Courtriot Courta Court4t
4t a ItIIIItt K f a tree leraU milt aad aadriet assdattrtY
attrtY riot > tat M a L beardmgneuse Iteanll rdl Sbeuse ax MM idlelidmtgle MMVfttmrto
Vfttmrto place this menilBg wltiehtAo wleh wlehi WId WIdJIet
i tAo m > net ituefled until rite arrival aryl al ef rite tbepomse liter ritepNoe
pomse re r rsesrves orvoa flyer trot the JUgJtth JIIE liii ttlt tth Ite Itecllact p ue ueetect y yriNct
etect Jama 1 K Vtaewft and Wmtem a B BJtouuee 1lit > ii iiRoaeee
Jtouuee street lit jaOway employee e ea are ireti arem
m > ti a serious condition In 1 Preedmttss PreedmttssHospital PreeclmaasHoepItaI FreedazraasHospttai
Hospital while two tw other O men Dirk A ARoueee A Aad i
Roueee gad John E E Jenkins ware wareryteg Rareplaced e eJced
placed jtnder r arNSt an oet on a charge et etr7IRK t tryt
ryteg ryt roacoamfl MI woapeoa MeapeaWfiiislittt woapeoaWttJfcm
WttJfcm W Rm R88H8 e aDd ad Vteeeat ware both bothbadly 1Jetq1Ia4Iy bathbadtY
badly to beaten M ten over the bowie v Wkk th beer bearbottles beerltotttea
i iRiot
bottles 1 and cut ca with halves halvesB kIItY I
B Riot t Call Sent SenriR SenriRlI in isZ4eslteetdtas inPesponding
Pesponding lI to the riot caN Captain CaptainJftoyle CapCalnaDd Capaaalbyk
Jftoyle and the reserves from tr 3o S hur hurried hurdled hurried ¬
ried to the t tThere boOM ba tile ltaiti Wagon Wagonfte wagonY4tere
There Thereroom were boat a fosse Melt Ia the ther theIdea
room occupied by the Itomee brothers brothersBeer bIOth brothersBear n naII4
Beer botttor and other mioailfto jt > l ware wweme fl flIqt fly flytog >
tog ta every direction and some of the th thtbe thesmA i itbe
smA tbe poUce aesert were armed with withkaIfts Kithkates j
knives kaIftsTbe katesThe i iTbe
Tbe RoaM brother make their tome honteat JIoRIeat tomeat
at the bearding bouse which eaters toj tojstreet to toJettkfas i iraJlW7p1ep
> street railway raJlW7p1ep employee Vmeewt aad aMI aMI1eak1D8 j jJenktes
Jenktes called to see them this tb ia naorntig JIIOn JIIOnand mocafasand j jraflwa
and there e al80 s samba ot other otherraltway
raflwa raflwaAccording q raltway way eutpieres JlI4pei1 at tile beeee beeeeto hettoeJltxor I
Jltxor According ag to the police there was a agood aauo4 afloc
good floc deal of liquor eomnsmeu by leVof some someof 80uteof
of the occupant of the house late lateal last lastbt JatPt
Pt al bt st aad > d earty this morning morningA
A Cordial Reception EeceptionJonkiM Receptionwan Receptionialtidlat
JonkiM says that when he h entered the theRome UteReasH tit2Reatue
Rome brothers room roo this momteg g he hewas liewas bewan
was tendered a cordial reception rI erpUea with a + lth a agu aPI agag
gu PI aid knife He didnt know whether whetherbat wbeUMIrthe whetherthe
the wsuaats were poiHd at bin as ast a ahot I
bat the t next moment mo an empty elagtybKtje emptyMT 8IDPt7It
MT beetle came flying fly toward his haig INMLthe h 1ia 1iatLe
I AiM that the troua began tIL Others Othersmto
lute lilt the room OGID iyot > sect 1Id it in a aititW fiBtr fiBtrittle Wwe
ittle wey royal royalt rbldlStr
Str > satt t vor y tstalos along ef th dMa tlttliah a aeent
fair wets rhea te tie 1h yolks that via viaeeat 1a 1aftIrt 1
eent was placed wader 1t8 er arrest arrestcharge en a acharp acharge
charge of disorderly d1 conduct t gad VTIIl Rii1lam VTIIlbun
lam Homes on a charge of a assault t and anda
a policeman retailed reta Id at tile hoapital to towatch towatch toretch
watch watchVlDeeDt them themVincent tbaaYhtoertt
Vincent is the most seriously hurt butthe but butthe butthe
the doctors say he will probably PrObbI bty re recover r rCOVft rEcover ¬
cover He is a cripple with th only ODI en enleg ono onoleg n nleg
leg lie received ed a 3 Step ep cut on thehead the thebead thfhead
head and was also badly bruised oa oathe ORthe oathe
the face faceUi faceKlODlES
KlODlES r SING PRAISE PRAISEOF i L LR LHa
OF Ui ST u i R NICHOLAS muHULnu GIRL GIRLHappy uitlL uitlLHappy
Happy Ha PPY PPYHomes Children in 2000 2000Homes 2000Homes
Homes Due to Her and andHer andHer andHer
Her Aides
Ja 1 more than 2009 ° tJOO Washington Was1 ngton homes hemesIaIHr homeshWrsa homesjhOdren
IaIHr jhOdren play J happily Jl pplly today because becauseof
of the visit of Santa Claus and The TheTimes TheTimes TheTimes
Times St Nicholas XJeb4 Girl3aay Girl Girl3Cany GirlXaay
3Cany of these heroes mes might have havebeen havebeen Lavebees
been forgotten by the busy old man manof manoC magiof
of the Yuletide had It t not been flatthe that thatthe I
the St Nicholas GJrl in whose care carethe carethe carethe
the little ones sent S ° qt t their letters to toSanta toSaata toSanta
Santa Claus personally acquainted acquaintedthat I1cquafntedthat acquaintedthat I
that revered old gentleman with the thenature thenature thenatare
nature of their wantsSanta wants wantsSanta wantsSanta
Santa Claus him e f and a corps of ofassistaats ora ofasgistaata
assistaats a including the St Nicholas NicholasGirl Nie1lolasGirl NicholasGirl
Girl and the volunteer committeewhirl committee committeewblch committeewhich
which undertook to supply Christmas Christmashappiness Christmashappiness Christmashappiness
happiness to the children of some ofthe of oftbe oftbe
tbe humbler homes of the city dis distributed distributed distrilwted ¬
tributed more than 2900 x194 10 bags oftoys ottoysgad oftoysand ot toys toysand
and good things to eat it t the Muasey Muaseybuilding MunseybundlRg bluaseybuilding
building yesterday The distribution distributionbegan distribudoabegan
began at 9 oclock and it was rrell rrellpast eU ellpa9
past pa9 noon before the last of the line lineof lineof
of SftW lie boys and girls had presented presentedtheir presentedtheir
their numbers and had l ad received a big Digbag 1 > 1 1bag
bag which was marked by a similarnumber similar simUarn1U8ber similarnumber
number numberThe numberThe
The movement Inaugurated by The TheTimes TheTlnH6 TheTimes
Times and the St Nicholas Girl Miss MissSelene 3iissSelene
Selene Armstrong was a decided suc success sucI ¬
t cess s and every man and woman who whohad echohad
had devoted their time and energies to toward ta torrard ¬
ward spreading happiness ha pplness among those thosewho thosewho
who deserved de it left eft The Times buildingwatt building buildingwith buildingwith I
with light hearts yesterday afternoon afternoonNo
No more touching sight was witnessed witnessedabout witnessedabout witnessedabout
about Washington than that presented presentedby I
by these little veer lch > ich with an abid abiding abidSag ¬
ing faith in the kin i llness of a Santa SantaClans SantaClaus i iC1us
Clans as they gatfi gatfixad jd in front of the thebig thebig I
big room ZOO on the lower floor of the Muu 32unset I
1 sey building where were stored the thethings thethings thethings
things that go to make children happyNe happy happyNo
No child went away disappointed altbough al although alUHgh ¬
though many came who had not prevlousiy pre previously prev1ously ¬
viously written to St Nicholas cholos Somehow Some Somehow ¬
how they imagined that the old fellowand fellow fellowand
and tbe St Nicholas Girl would have haveeDCMlh bit
1 enough to go around and to the Crof credit creditI er dlt dltof
I of the charitable people of Wasbirgton Nashi > rgton rgtonbe
I be it said there was enoughed enough enoughAged enoughAged
A Aged g ed Wife Murderer MurdererFreed MurdererFreed
Freed B By Y YCI3ARLESTON Pardon PardonCHABIiBSTON PardonCHARLESTON
CHARLESTON TV Va Dec DeeJames 25 25James aJaines
James A A L Battle an aged colored man manwho manwoo manecho
who spent nineteen years in the peni penitentiary penIuntJary penitentialT ¬
tentiary for the murder of his wife is isfree isfree isfree
free today by the grace Since of a pardon ex extended oxteJHIed e t ttended ¬
tended by Governor Glasscock GlasscockBattle GlasscockBattJe GlasscockBattle
Battle had patiently awaited the time timewhen timewhen timeerhen
when he would be the oldest convict con ict to towhem towb8m towham
whem wham is given at Christmas nas a full fullpardon fullpazdo1 fullpsrdolt
pardon It is said that Battles c vife vifeaway vrlreI ife iferan
Tan away with a gambler and that Bat Battle B Btie zs zstie + ¬
tie when he was derided by the couple couplefired conpleftred coupletired
I fired u upon n them wounding the man jnanand manand spanand
and kiln killing his wife
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ACCUSES WIFE WIFEOF WI1T WIFEOF E EOF
OF KIDNAPING HIS SON
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MRS HABEI w EIP PALMES PALMESVaudevilleActre PALb BR BRVaudevilhActress
VaudevilleActre I Actr and Wife Wi tie 4 f Ed Ellwud EloradPsdtjnr aid aidIB
PsdtjnrLittle Pdfaer PdfaerDEATH
IB DEATH i CASTS EldOVER Eld GLOHmOVER
OVER dim HE HELitde t
Little Lit e Louisa L uisa B Byram a Suc Sl1Ccumbs Succumbs S tc tcnumbs ¬
cumbs to Burns in iaChii iaChiidrenJs Chi ChiiI Chirrens
I drens d rrens Hospital Hospitalteday Hoe p pIt ital
It i > s andll g slut a starrytefay starry JMnT111
teday in the theLoatea bane et lYreyeaneta lYreyeanetaLouisa y yL
Louisa B3 Byra ByraSorrow B7rJB B7rJBSorroW t tSorrow
Sorrow has taken the place ef the aatidpated aA anticipated aAtlclpated ¬
ticipated happiness pplae s 1ft the Httle home at at3tt t3M
lit E street southrwest t and the theroes Christ Christmas tmas C 4et ¬
mas tree and presents that would Lavebrought have havebrought kavebnMight
brought gladness to the heart of the thechild tbed thechild
d child hl are piled up tat a corner and for forgotten forgotten forgotten ¬
gotten for Louisa Lo died this morning te tethe IlLthe iRthe
the Childrens Ch Hospital a victim of ofbums orburns ofberm
bums received yesterday y Ftste > afternoon afternoonThinking ater1IOOtLTnlnidDs afternoonialriKing
Thinking only of the daughter who whohad rrhohad ho hobad
had been the sunshine and life IifeL of the thehome thebolJl
home since sl ce the death of o < her herabout husband husbandabout 1landabout
about two years rs sro Mrs 3 Mary Byrsaa Byrsaathe Ithe Byrtmthe
the mother is overcome o with griefeighbors grief griefNeighbors griefelghbors
Neighbors who called at the house e dur during duriDg daring ¬
ing tbe morning found it Impossible ieconsole te teconsole t
console the woman who sits with aa her herhead hehead
head bowed wed and eye cyan wide open 0 od and anddry Addry d
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dry d for her grief f is not the load k that thatnnds thatlit
lit nnds ds consolation in n tears For twoweeks two twoweeks tWitweeks
weeks she had been working night ad adday JMlday sadday
day in a department store that she alemight shemight hemight
might buy ba little LoW the things she 1
wanted Santa to toGets
Gets the Sad News UewsTired NewsT1red NewsTired
Tired and almost exhausted from the thehard thehard thehard
hard work she was Just preparing eparlngto eparlngtostart to tostart tostart
start home with another armful of ofpros ofprose pres presents presents ¬
e ents when word reached her that little littleLouisa littleLouisa tfitleLouisa
Louisa was in the Emergency Em gency < Hospital HospitalHarrying HoepitLHuminS HospitalHurrying
Harrying to the hospital bO Mrs Byram Byramremained ByramremaIned Byramremained
remained with her daughter until sitewas she shewas shewas
was transferred to the Childrens Hospital Hos Hospital Hospital ¬
pital where the facilities for treating treatingsuch trefUingsuch treatingsuch
such cases are more adequate adeojuateThe aclequateThe adequateThe
The child was alone in the house yesterday yes yesterday yesterd ¬
terday terd Y while wh e the mother was at the thestore thestore thestore
store Late In the afternoon she want wantto wontto wantt4
to the Kitchen > and beganrto began rto to amuseherself amuse amuseherself amuSe amuSeherself
herself ty lighting pieces of o paper In inthe iathe
1 the stove Her dress caught fire Steshe and andi andshe
i she was burned about the head and andbody aDdood andbody
body bodyAttracted ood bodyAttracted
oodUtract4d Attracted by her screams neighberushed neighbors neighborsrushed neighborsrushed
rushed into the house and smothered smotheredthn sraother sraotherthe
thn flames An 11 ambulance was sum summoned summoned sortmooed ¬
moned and she s e was taken to the hos hospital h08pltal hospital ¬
pital where the doctors realized that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there was little hope for her recovery recoveryInformed recoveryInformed recoveryInformed
i
Informed of Death DeathThis DeathThIs DeathThis
This morning Mrs Bjram B zam fas jest jestpreparing justpreparing jestpreparing
preparing to go to the hospital to see seeher seeher seeher
her daughter when a poiinman you 1D8n n called calledat
at the house and informed infor > ned her that she shehad sAebad atehad
had died diedI diedr
I cant believe it said the wman wmanI er man manr
I must see it with my own eree I Icant Icant Icant
cant believe > > that Louisa is dead deadNeighbors deadNeighbors deadNeighbors
Neighbors however succeeded in con convincing convlnclng conciacing ¬
vincing her that no o good could be accomplished ac accomplished accompll5bed ¬
complished by ftOtag DS to the hospital hospitalArrangements hospitalArrangements hospitalArrangements
Arrangements were w r e made to taros thebody the tinebody thebody
body taken in charge by b an undertaker undertakerand undertakerand
and tomorrow funeral services will be beheld beheld beheld
held at the housePo house housePope h01isePope
Pope Po A a Gro Growing rin g gS Weak WeakSpends WeakSpends
Spends S P ends Time in Prayer PrayerROME Pra Y YR03fE er
ROME Dec De 2i 5Delreaseil bDept Depressed sed In spirits spiritsand spiritsand spiritsand
and annoyed by the incidents connected connectedwith conaectedwith oonaectedwith
with modernism the Pope Is becoming becomingphysically becomingphys113lly becomiah
physically h sicall weak w ak and he spends much muchtime muchtime
time Limys in Braying vrayIng ir his chapelThe chapel chapelTho chapelThe
The tto tt o sisters and > niece ot of the to a Pope Popedined Popedined Popsdiced
dined with him today and although aI ugh no noaudiences ioaudiences
audiences were granted br ted the Pope Wasbusy was wasbusy wasbusy
busy looking after his correspondence correspondenceand
and attending to other routine matters mattersi
a <
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EDWAPD PALMER PALMERWiO PAL PALVlO PALIdERo
WiO o Accuses Wife of Kidnaping Sonf Son Soni
FROM HOME HOMEIN
IN i CAPITAL f HE Sffidward SAYS
Palmer Palm r Files Com Complaint Complaint Comlaint ¬
plaint P laint in Baltimore Against AgainstVaudeville AgainstVaudeville A g gaudeville ainst
Vaudeville Actress ActressBJUTTEMORB ActressBAIJIIMORB ActressBLrt
BJUTTEMORB BLrt UItB Bee 2 5A A Wdnaptog Wdnaptogsteer Jddft8 Jddft8story Iddlsapbjgstory
story hi which a vromiaeot PhHUel PhNafelBbia PhHUelphte eIJbi
phte wamaa IK the vcfaeipal iP dpe was re related ra raJate related ¬
lated this morarog te Marshal Facnaa Facnaaby Fameaby FarasatrF
by Edward Palmer wfco applied for fora fera fars
a waryaat for the arrest r a f his Wte vdi efe efeStebei e el6abel I
Stebei Palmer who he sajss is the theau theter theit
it au ter of the fete DenrM R Medeen Medeena MeCteanweIkDowa
a welkaown po poBUcian ticisa of PnUadelpbla PtaI1adelpDtateok PnUadelpblaThA
ThA T acttmt ira mrpms ieg took place en on1lEsr enOeeember nDhatarJ
Oeeember DhatarJ DhatarJte K te l TCaahm M ac accooding accoodingte acrot + ding dingt
t te Palmer white fie be was ItviBg tvia atNew at atNw 90S 90SNew
New York avenue northwest aorUaw At the thetime tlIetJe thefists
time he was ruing tbeve with ate two twosons twoso twosoon
sons so Mack seven years yt eIs ski 8Id and RU RUner Ratner R1taer
ner twelve years oW Uaearpoctedty Uaearpoctedtyhis
his wi wife e who has keen deg some somevaudeville somVU4lWflJe some somevaudtttrfile
vaudeville acts te aearuy towns ap appeared ap appeaed appeared ¬
peared and induced Made to Join her herShe herSbe tierShe
She left word with her h oldest t sen son that thatshe tRtshe thatshe
she wag going to P Philadelphia > adeFphh On his hisreturn hisreturn hisreturn
return Palmer said he sent telegrams to toPhiladelphia tPlllla Ll LlPidledelpL
Plllla Philadelphia elpbl aDd other cities but was wasunable was1IDbIe wassaable
unable to locate her herA IterA hetA
A physical and mental wreck Palmer Palmeraay Palasersays
says 15 be came to Baltimore ore and took leekrooks tookrooms toekIOOIn6
rooms at a North North Green street A few fewnights 1ewDlskts fatsnights
nights ago he attempted suicide e he Lesags heaaya beays
sags by asuhyxiatioa a yxitioR but was prevent prevented preveatby ¬
ed by hfesoa hfesoaOH hfseonOa
OH December 17 Palmer says he helearned he1eme tolearned
learned that his wife a + ffe had takon a beat boathere beat1teEe beathero
here fer Old Feint Comfort and believesthat believes believesthat believesthat
that she is new living there She is fstlraveHag istzaveHng istJlaVeHDS
tzaveHng under the be name s of o Slay Shir Shirley Shlr1eJr Shhley ¬
ley he told the thePbRor a marshal marshalPalmer asbai asbaiPalmer
Palmer says that te m Ivembar 393 393while 19t9while 919 919while
while he and his wife were in Cbuiotte CbuiotteX Chark + ttg ttgA
X C c he found tRSap twentynine t e nine love let lettars letters Iettars
tars from fro > a another man sewed in the lin lining llnlag linlag ¬
lag of her coat At that time hr said saidshe sai41sAe saidshe
she jumped through a plate glass and andfor JHlfor andfor
for two weeks she was confined oosiiaed in a asejiitariuna anitarium asanitarium
sanitarium in hi great mental distress distressThe distressThe dhlressThe
The Palmers have been ntatzi married four fourteen fourteen fonrteen ¬
teen years fears and bad four chHdren two twoof
of them having died diedFor diedSot J JFor
For many years they have been trav traveling trRvelin traveHng ¬
eling throughout tbe country + trfng dtingvaudeville trfngvaudeville IIID IIIDvaudevllJe
vaudeville turns Mabel Palmer is weH weHknown weKknown we3iknown
known as a Spanish tee dancer
COLL E EPart
DAr AGED BY FIRE FIREPart
Part of Main Building BuildingWrecked BuildingWrecked Buildjn g gWrecked
Wrecked by b Y YRa Blaze That ThatRages ThatRages
Rages Ra es Six Hours HoursBJCHMOND HoursRICHMO Hoursi HoursRICH3iQi i
BJCHMOND RICHMO > D Va Dee iThe 25 The main mainbuilding mainbuUdlnS mainbuildias
building of Richmond College CoHebewas was bad badly badly badly ¬
ly damager by fire this morning InorHiiigThe morningThe
The northern end of of f the building was waswrecked W86wrecked waswrecked
wrecked The are started on the fourth Iourthfloor fourthfloor fo1trthfloor
floor and for six hears the firemen had hada
a lively time preventing greven rtg the spread ofthe of ofthe orthe
the blaze blazeThe blazeTile bhtzaThe
The burned parties J9rti was used for ferdormitories fordormltorfes fardormitories
dormitories but practieaHy all the thestudents thestudents thestudents
students had gene heme for the boll holidays bolld hoiidayr ¬
days dayrPenns d
y yPennsylvania I IPennsylvania
Penns Pennsylvania Y lvania Express ExpressKills ExpressKills Ex P PKills tees
Kills Auditors Son SonPHILADELPHIA SonPHILADELPHL SonPHIL
PHIL PHILADELPHIA dDELPHLI Dec 26 scrosslng scrosslngthe Crossing Crossingthe
the tracks near the railroad station at atWestville atWest1 atWeste
Weste Westville lle le N J in the rear of a pass passing P33Sing passing ¬
ing northbound train Robert Berry Berryfourteen Berryfourteen Berryfobrteen
fourteen years old son of Robert Berry Berrya
a traveling auditor in the employ of the thePennsylvania thePenngyI3 thePeansylrania
Pennsylvania rla RaIlroad was struck andinstantly and andinstantly andInstantly
instantly killed by a Pennsylvania Pennsyie ania rail railroad rallroad railroad ¬
road express expr train bound for Atlantic AtlanticCity AtlanticCity AtlanticCSC
City CityTbe CityThe CSCThe
The lad bad been to the postofQce and andwas andVoo3S gadmss
was returning to his home As s the rear rearof rearor rearof
of the train passed him the youngster youngsterproaeedsd youngstMproeeedsd youngsterproseedsd
proaeedsd to cress the tracks and in indoing indolnS indoing
doing so 5 stepped directly in lriifront ink front of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the other train
JOYOUS YULETIDE YULETIDESPlRlfSHOWN Y
SPlRlfSHOWN IN INCHURCH
CHURCH AND HOME HOMERicn Q
Rich and Poor Share Alike Alikein
in i t Festival of ofWorship ofWorship ofWorshi
Worship WorshipMIDNIGHT WorshipMIDNIGHT Worshi P PMIDNIGHT
MIDNIGHT MASSESLARGELY MASSES MASSESLARGELY ltiASSESLARGELY
LARGELY ATTE ATTENDED ATTENDEDCharitable ATTEimEDCha NDED NDEDCharitable
Charitable Cha table Organizations DistributeBaskets Distribute DistributeBaske
Baskets Basketsvto Baske to Hundreds Hun reds ofNeedy of ofNeedy ofNeedy
Needy NeedyEvents NeedyEvents NeedyEvents
Events of o f C Christmas irfstmas in inthe inthe fn fnthe
the Capital CapitalAll Ca t tAll
All churches of tie city heldChristmas held special specialChristmas speQChrlstmas
Christmas services today and aadChristmas aMChristmas andChristmas
Christmas spirit pervades Capital CapitalSpirit CapitaLSpirit CapitalSpirit
Spirit of Christmas will w again be re reflected re refleeted rrected
fleeted ected in sermons serm ns gad songs ia iathe inthe isthe
the churches tonight tonightCharitable tonightCharitaWe tonightCharitable
Charitable organizatieas and sis sissiens ssieIl5 misens
siens ens of the District Di feed hun hundreds hundreds Ijundreds ¬
dreds of needy and distribute di bas heskets baskets Askets ¬
kets to the pe peer pHrPresi peerPresident r rPresident
President Presi t Taft listened te an old oldfashioned oIdfashioned oldfashioned
fashioned Christmas waits at raid mdnight jidnight raidnight
night and wished chairbeys cheerbe a aMerry aMeny a3ierry
Merry Christmas ChristmasTwo CBrlstmasTwo ComasTwo
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Two thoHsand homes mes are happiertoday happier kappiertoc4y i itoday
today because ef visits hem Santa SantaClans SantaClaus SantaClajis
Clans and The X e Times St Kieho Kieholas 111Gholas Fcieholas
las GirL GLrLthe GirLatt GirlTlas +
att beaer bea TMI ies tIC motet rw n nthe UMh UMhtJf
the Capital of ibis i CMmtfan Ctd itrt4aa fl ja nation oa to toMtL to toy toIa
y
111 NI t nl ill drreeh m kit a lrit i iMt i1ttlt
MtL CMHuran are tsyt tausht ht ltfgbec aher faitl faitlthrough faj talithjeUgb t tUaroap
through faith ht ddNmoeeT d iit0eas SUit Santdaw SUitaa Bt BtCts
daw Cts s fn > itjra hei T mpt matharu itets rejoice r rthe I Ithe rrim
the oppettuaKir otJIJJM twaItJ to mahe 6 ethers happ happytine happlite happfortunate
tine riIII r8lll renlelnir tile tIeier clay ttniiiis nafertaate 1111 1111t
fortunate t are nut ungrateruL ungrateruLla
la every > emtrch rCia fa tit the may GathoK GathoKand OIaJIoIad Qtlpiiasd
and Pry Pr aOk hymns ta Hi Himemory HiJIMIII8CT tIiwere > <
memory were sung teday itimabess > imta eis rt rtteld r rtehi rrteld
teld tbe glary that t fe ceatwies t eett ies eM eitlyet en enyet ellyet
yet which ela always has some new mean BM8DUDder rmania6 meanling
ling Under cteudtese skies and in lthe lthe8IIjoymeDt theenjoyment the thewhich
enjoyment of 11 day as per pedect > kct 8 that thatwhkh t twIdck
which dawned when the Wise M 3lee a saw sawthe sawtoJM sa sathe
the Star of Bethlehem ta the east ese > t thou tbousaadsef thouSfUiI4Is thousajtfs
SfUiI4Is saadsef el worshipers en route te a com oomraos common CO 1 11DOB ¬
mon gathering place of prayer Jr er throng thronged tbronUte ihr + otlo otloea
ed toe streets of this Chrfetia city cityA dtTA sit sitA
A man without a home loss and wfthoi wfthoia
a known frknti friend stood outotde of ot 0Ik 0
WashingUms s churches today Froicilthln Froi Froiwithin Frowithin
within he caught the strains of ofCJu18tms a aChristmas aCbrlatmas
Christmas t carol tbi he had sung s when
boy The man went m Ia and supped un unnoticed Ul Ulnotlce niItotieed ¬
noticed into a rear pew The minisie minisietpd IIIIDh mlaiSietold l
tpd told again the story of the Child of oftbe ofthe
the manger the lowly Naaareae Naar an anHis anHis aaHis
His mission on ertILA eaTt earth 1 A i new peaee fill filled ineel fl fled ¬
ed the soul of the man 1 + saa without a hona botorfor hOQJtfor
for he aid found a friend He went out outand OUtaDd outasd
and breathed 1tres thecl the crhm air of another anotherof
of Gods perfect days daysHe dysHe daysHe
He felt anew the spirit of Christmas ChristmasHe
He felt kinder toward the world and andtoward andtownl
toward 1 those feUawwershiuers r NwwenJ l about abouthim alloutLe 1 utIIB
him wbe Le has celebrated the day as He Hrweals Hewould H HW4M1N
would have it done dossObservance doneObservance doDeObservance
Observance Began at MxinigatThe Mxinigat SidnightThe t tTIle
The real observance of another Christ Christmas ClmstJBa5 Chrtstjags ¬
jags began la the Capital test Bight at atmidnight a amJ4bDg ajaidnlght
midnight when the dear belte ef eCCatholic eteve eteveCatholic ttleveCathoik
Catholic churches called then thousands thousandsto thoa
to celebrate the midnight t mass Lilts Likthe Ukthe Liltsthe
the humble shepherds of Hie day n nearth or orearth ore
earth they came with thankful bean 3eartand beanand ManD
and D in the true spirit ef the approach ppIOaIiog approaching ay toaci toaciin
ing in Christmas Day DayThey DayThey DesTrey
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to little mitJ re tool kJa cm houses others cste te edi ed
flees magnificent mBo tilceat la their ti + eir appointments appointmentsbut
but all erected ia His name Thowho Tho Thowho Thowho <
who did not worship ir i churches garb gathered garberect t 1 1ered
ered In thankful famlv Iv y groups gr + oupe abor aOO1tile abotits aborthe
the fireside watching waicL toe tecbUdreo happiness happinesschildren happinesschildren >
children with new toys aaswerin aaswerinquestions u wer1nquestions aastveringnt
questions gnt > tiona as to the Santa Clans wh whhad whohad Rhhad
had slipped in an4 out during iarit + g the nigb nigbdespite > iK iKdespite 7 7despite
despite heavy little eyelids that trio trieto tIieto trioto
to stay wideAside wide open openAside openAsIde
Aside from the religious f features featuresthe atures aturesthe tresthe < °
the day which have Vi predominated be because rncause Drcause ¬
cause the occasion has a dual signlfi signlficance t igrtiRcanoe Ift IftC8nee
canoe in that today is the Sabbath Sal atlt also alothe al althe alsothe
the Christmas Ch spirit has evidenced iself It Itself i iself ¬
self in a hundred other ways < It hasn beanbeen hasnbeen hasnbeen
been much effort e ort today to say y merry
Christmas It has been Just the sort sortef sorter sortof
ef a Christinas r tajas Day that one lofcs for forward t6rWPd forward
ward to because it ia ef the ideal kind kindiJt kindt
iJt t t3 st one remembers when the th worl worlwas wor1dwas wortwas < <
was young you for him himBusiness JdmBusiness himBusiness
Business Cares Ca es Laid Aside Asideness AsideThe AsideThe
The head oC the Loses Las JUt busi business buslnees
ness nees behind him the tots make merry merrywith memwith jaert jaertwith
with noisemaking lays the older bowand boys bovsand boysaDd
and girls are at heme from school schooliHotfeer schoolIR gchooimother
mother IR titer presides Wee a queen ever the thereunited thtreunited thereunited
reunited family drch d drClQ and the neighbors neighborshave aeighborshave neighborsLave
have a way of dropping te and adding addingto addIn addInto
to the merriment with cheery greetings greetingsIn
In eMQO homes in the Capital today lode todaChristMas lodeChristmas
Christmas is being celebrated in this lislefashion thisfashion thisfastlloll
fashion When l hen the church duties ar ardone ardone aredone <
done and man has thanked his Cr Creator Creatorfor Creatorfor tor torfor
for the meaning of the day there tba e is a atendency atendency
tendency everywhere ev ± rymbete to gather about aboutthe boutthe aboutthe
the hearth with loved ones and Just glv glvway g1 g1way gito >
way to an otdfaMoaed oIdtSbtI old fa5tioned Ded observance ofthe of oftbe ofthe
the Christmas ORe aced to knew knewThe knewThe knewTLe
The President t of the United State Stelaeand Stateand Statfand
and Mrs Taft ar are tas t tn central > figures figuresin ilgurtin
in such a celebiatirn ceie8a it Has Bas a modest modestduplicate JBOdettp1leate Atode i idapHcate
duplicate in some of iumWer home tomefar homfor homefOr >
for Christmas Ch stmas te fer ie ila those e of high an and andlow l llow IJow
low estate and the t e cefcbratkm cek ratioa of e its lisday Usday itsday
day is not restrcted re t to bt any class or orcenditleR 01 01c oicendttien
c cenditleR of o huiraafty huiraaftyBoys huwAJllOBoys bvlraettYBoys
Boys Sing For President Presidenth Presidentrust PresidentJust
h Just before mldn ml4iIdgAt ht last afeht t Pre Pr8 Pr8ent Prtsiant i ieat
eat Taft 8it was wasa aroused fawn his bed t tthe ty tythe y ythe
the staging slt lsg ef oldfashie oMfeabteae1 okI ± ie l IhrhHmas thrietmasmalts IhrhHmaswaits t hrl tmas tmaswaits
waits The T e seuBd ef their caro carol adeste adesteContinued AdesteContinued AdesieContinued
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