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TOTAL TOTAL141604338 TOTAL141604338Carnegie W04338 W04338Carnegie 141604338Carnegie
Carnegie Leads the th List ListWith ListVith ListWith
With Donations of f
19664325 19664325MORE 19664325MORE 19664325MORE
SUICIDES SUICIDES IN 1910 1910s 1910Railroad 1910Railroad 1910Railroad
Railroad Accidents Killed J 3520 3520and 3J5201 3J5201and 3520and
and Thousands Died in inOther inOther inOther
Other Disasters DisastersCHICAGO DisastersCHICACO DisastersCHICAGO
CHICAGO Dec 3LF 3L Featvri Antng c hth the tJt6 fact factthat tactthat factthat
that during duriA the year ear IMt S Amerieaas Atserleansmade Amerieaasmade JItIXteaasmade
made public gifts of of1411913 14l Ml Wt S the Chi Chicago CIIica CMcagoTribune ¬
ca cagoTribune cago o Tribune e today prtots a lengthy lengthycompilation IeDgdQompUatlon lengthycompilation
compilation of benefactions bene1 ons etfons suicides suicidesdisasters sulcldesdl8asters suicidesdisasters
disasters fires Ares railroad fatalities and andother aAdether andother
other data data of public interest concerning concerningthe
the activities and happenings ha of the thepast thepast theFast
past twelve months monthsAndrew monthsAndrew I IAndrew
Andrew Carnegie with sifts ef o MJ 65 61
525 for the vear heads the list of given givenJohn venJohn FiversJohn +
John D Rockefeller yith SKMMW SKMMWcornea mtNcome eGtlibi eGtlibicooes
cornea > nest t Mrs RwseJSU l l Sage with vttth31alcr
3 3 31alcr SS 1if fV L third and J J P M Kecpn rgmn with with71e4ftOOQ withI6itooo withleitloein
71e4ftOOQ is fourth sad last la the tilelIondoll8r mil milliondollar tanflliandollar ¬
liondollar class classThe cIasThe classThe
The suicide recoei for Ittt la America Americashows AHIericihows Americafhows
shows 1288 vtetfenE vJe as cosperad pared with witho9
30 o9 1 39 in 1M 1 Ot these 82K s 9 were males joalasand 1IIaasand malesand
and 1356 females femalesThe femaJesThe femalesThe
The loss of life in general disasters III 1 1tmerica
America this year is given as asDrownID follows followsDrowning a aDrowning
Drowning 5112 Are Sit mhees1sl mhees1slstoma tntoea J IIH M Mstorms
storms J stoma 3SF exi explosions loslons SK etectiicai etectiicai1S9
1S9 l 1 itchtninff 1i8 1 9 asphyxiation 2 tIe eteTaiors tIeors 4e 4evaors I
Taiors ors 1l 112 and aulooicbnes es esLose6 S3 idLosses S3Losses
Losses by fire in 19 Ii throughout t tideI this thiscountry t
country and Canada th th eomaitatiOfl eompliatlOft158S eomaitatiOfleays
1 says will approximate 22M N SI0 0 as I Icompared ICJ hcompared
compared CJ precl with nMeeae90 1 1989 th19 in JIM J t tRailroads IRa tRailroad
Railroads Ra r08M accidents ents during the year yearare pearare
are credited with having ha killed k led 32 D and andIrijared aJIdlti1Ired and1d3xred I
Irijared 21856 persons The 1 he most serious serioussingle serioaI1nl1e serioussingle
single disaster of the list wa wall that of ofFebruary ofFebruary I
February 28 8 ISlfl In which whk IIS per peraoncperished oD6perlshd personsperished
perished wh w when n trains were wrecked by ya I Ia ta
a snowsltde on the Northern Pacttcf Pacttcfrailroad Padtk Padtkrallr Paddcrailroad
railroad rallr ad in 3 JiontaDa ontana i imbezzleni IEmbezzlements iEmbezzlements
Embezzlements mbezzleni nts during the year 7 to totaled 18 18taJed totaled ¬
taled about 5 2Smwe as compared with withA9 withoo witho
A9 o < O 09 in 1Mt with banks tile sufferers sufferersto su erers erersto
to the extent of about 31aA360 31aA360Other la4M e eOther < M MOther
Other data in the compilation pfbtion shows showsthat show3that showsthat
that 164 persons were legally Uy executed executedduring executed1ur1n executedduring
during 1ur1n the year of whom fifty were werewhites werewhites werebites
whites fiftythree negroes and one InRiau In Inrtian In4tmlL
rtian Thirtyseven of these e executions executtoasuere execu execuEre
uere Ere In Northern and sixtyseven in inSouthern InSouthern insouthern
Southern States Seventyfour lynch lyncbings JYJIdaInes lynchInos
ings occurred during dU the year as aJJeightyseven A again againeightyseven alayt alayteightyseven
eightyseven last t year Of the total totalthere totallhere totalthere
there were nine whites and sbctynve sLcty ve megroes ae aeroes 1Mpoes
poes roes three of the latter being women WOIIIeRlhere wenThere womenliere
There lhere was but one lynching In the tfceNorth t1eNorth theNorth
North That was in Ohio OhioBITING OhioNOISY OhioNOISY
BITING WAITINGFOR FOB 19111 19111Mr 1911 1911Mr
Vil1 Vil1B
Mr Anno A n Domini Domini 1910 19 O Will WillBe WillBe
Be B Buried in Wine and andMadness andMadness andMadness
Madness MadnessNEW
NEW YORK I Dee > ec SI S11I101 3r Anne AnneDomini ADneDomlm AnneDomini
Domini ISlt Itl one of our moot re respected respecte4 re respected ¬
spected citizens o whose death tk hasbeen has hasbeen 8Sbeen
been expected for some tin timewlU i wIM wiHpass net netpass netpass
pass away peacefully peacefullyIJke teceullyLike peacefullyLike
Like the I Duke > uke o of Clarence the flue aged agedgentleman asedgentleman agedgentleman
gentleman will die in a butt of wineSeveral wine wineSeveral t18eSeveral
Several hundred thousand NewTCerlcy NewTCerlcyershave NewY8r NewY8rers New Yerkr Yerkrers
ershave ers have already already arranged te drewn drewathe drewnthe dt8Wlrthe
the old fellow at midnight midnightConsiderable mldDlgl1l mldDlgl1lConsiderable midnightConsiderable
Considerable noise DoI noiseand etUMI and consider considerably ¬ I Iably 1ably i
ably more wiDe drinking drinklagwfK wiH mark markthe markhe markthe
the he birth of young Anne Demial jr
1911 Wine drinking as a generic genericterm generleterm genericterm
term is used advisedly advi edly for any DY person per person per80n ¬
son who wb has reserved a table for forthe torthe forthe
the obsequies and subsequent sUb birth birthhas birthhas birthhas
has had to pledge himself to toorder toorder toorder
order wine until the supply runs out outand CHItand oatand
and the supply has never even been beendented beendented
dented in past celebrations celebrationsThree ceJe celebrationsThree ratioDS ratioDSTbree I
Three hundred thousand sobermind soberminded Mmlnd Mmlndcd ¬
ed citizens armed with horns drums i itimbrels Itimbrels stimbrels
timbrels and other noisemakers are areexpected Ietpected
expected to gather In the vicinity of ofold ofold I j jold
old Trinity Church and make ma a believe believethey i ithey ithey
they hear the chimes ring out theold the tbeold theold
old and ring in the new History does deesnot doesnot es esDot
not recal the time a man woman orchild or orchild orchild
child could ever truthfully say heheard he heheard
heard the chimes above the din dinth of ofthe ofthe I
the th e streets below but still they gatherthere gather gatherthere
there and make believe believeThe believeThE believeThe
The real merrynvklns wiH wit occur in inthe inthe inthe
the Broadway cafes caC Europe and Am1 Am1erica Am I Ierica rerica
erica have been searched for novelties noveltiesfor I
for the occasion asion An estimate of the thenumber t tnumber Inumber
number of cafe winers wi rs and diners is is100ooG i i i1m
1 100ooG 1m MX oOI and it is expected hat 526 UoirofIOO l X lf j i
will be spent t along upper Broadway j I
Churchills Churc dirs is the only place where wherethe wherethe j
the guests are not fozced trt to buy wine wlBebut j jbut fbut
but even Churchill admits adml he wilt not notprevent notreVent notprevent
prevent his guests from ordering orderingwealthy onIeringwealthy orderingwealthy
wealthy water if they see fit fitAt fitAt
At t the Hotel Plaza aafi the CafeBoulevard Cafe CafeBoulevard Cafe13ouleTLd I
Boulevard tfca ft a guests u wilt be furnished furnishedwith
I Iwith 1with
with masks to allow a few more liber liberties liberties ¬ I ItH
ties In most of f the places the lights lightswill bts i iwill iwill
will pro out at llr ll > 5 11 p m and flash backwith back backWIth j jwith i
with the birth of the New ew Year when a atoast j j
toast 1oa t wilt be drunkSunday drunk drankSunday
Sunday there will be a frightful fr htful mu munidpal muDidtMlI munidual I
nidpal headache in New York YorkDaughters j jDaughters iDaughters
Daughters of Veterans VeteransPlan VeteransPlan I
Plan New Year FeteFrom Fete FeteFrom FeteFrom
From nocR 10 to 4 oclock on tie af afternoon afternoon ¬
ternoon of f Monday January MrsEllen Mrs ilrsEllen rs rsEllen
Ellen i fencer Massey 8Y Tent No 2v > 1 1Daughters 1 1DaughtetS 1Daughters
Daughters of Veterans will hold its itsXew itsXew ItsNew j
Xew Yetr eceptlon in G A R R HaH HaHFrom HaJLFrom HallFrom
From 2 to Z oclock l Dr > r Henry A John Johnson Jehnson Johnson ¬
son son commander of tile X Department > of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the Potomac G A A Rj will receive with withthe withthe withthe
the DAubtersThe Daughters DaughtersThe 1
The following will be ia the x reception receptionline eteptionline epUoB epUoBJlne
line lineMiss
Miss M Genevieve Spencer presidentMiss president presidentMiss PIe ideDt ideDtf5s
Miss f5s Rose M Sefton senior vice presi preeldent president H89Iflent ¬
dent Mrs Elmira Foley chaplain chaplainMiss chaplajnMiss chaplelnMiss
Miss Grace M Taylor treasurer Miss MissAnna lieswna MissAnna
Anna M Roberts secretary secrs ary ry and national na national national ¬
tional patriotic instructor ln Mrs Ella EllaL EllaL EllaL
L Washburn Mrs Eleanor n Scott aDd andF aadF aDdF
F Hayward trustees tru Mrs Amy L LCarr LCarr I ICarr
Carr guard Miss Annie M Dow Mrs MrsKettle YrsHettie MrsHettie
Hettie B Tritpoe Miss Amy Barnard Barnardand Barnardand Barnardand
and Miss M Caroline French color colorbearers colrbearers colorbearers
bearers Miss tis Helen Stone Miss Hattie HattieStone HattieStone HattieStone
Stone Miss Lily Kein Miss FannieGurbewsky Fannie FannieGuschewsky FannIeGutCbewsk7
Guschewsky Miss Emma Gnechewsky GuechewskyMies GnechewskyMiss
Miss Helen Oehmler Miss Grace Mlaymen M MLaymen YoLamen
Laymen Miss Jennie Gurney Miss IdaM Ida IdaM LiaM
M Foote Miss Mamie Witham Miss MissSarah sSarah MissSarah
Sarah Avery Miss s Irene Smith Mrs3L Mrs MrsM MrslL
M M Van Keutb Re th Sirs I L W Ball Baa MrsB Mrs MrsB MrB
B Steward Mrs E B B RIMS ROdSYrs Mrs A M MAllyn 3LAilyr L LAl1yr I
Allyn Mrs B L Leach each Mrs B Ecclesten Ecciestenand Ecclestenand Ecc1 ten tenand
and Mrs E K Mt ZklBler er err
1Z2 1Z2IT
Sunday Sund y Being B ing Day After AfterThere AfterThere AfterThere
There Will Be a Differ Difference Difference Difference ¬
ence in Capitall CapitallSTRICT CapitaRSTRIGT CaPitakSTRICT
i iSoften
Pleading With Barkeeps Will Not NotSoften NotSoften
Soften the Arid Desert D rt Harshness Harsh Harshness
ness of It All AllShould AllSItetI AllShooed
Should the old year net be dead from fromdrowning tremcIIwDln fromtirownin
drowning ta counties ItUe85 libations when whenthe WBeRtJte whenthe
the oloek in the Postetf Post8ff1ee fee tower t W8t marks markstt marksntrtI
tt I tonight ntrtI there are several seve l hasky po potfcemeR pO pOieemeR peeemen
tfcemeR eemen tvaltinc Ittnc round te dub him himAnd himond hintAnd
And wee betide the barkeep boniface bonifaceor
or restaurateur re who listens to the themaudlin Utema1t4lHn themaadi4n
maudlin pleadings for Just one mere mereIKtIe merelittle morelittle
IKtIe little drink and shoves a bottle acrossthe across acroiiStbe
the bar at 12 lfIl 1 a a m January 1 JS1I JS1IThe 151LThe 511 511The
The New Year child says Major Syl Sylvester Sylester Sylvester ¬
vester must be protected from rom the thehereditary theb8redttary thehereditary
hereditary taste ta for sparkle waterwith waterwith water waterwith
with which hundreds of Washington Washingtonians
ians will RIter labor to handicap him in the thefour thef9 thefour
four 1 hoots 1tt just preeedtac prece lns his Is birth atmidnight at atalldtt
midnight alldtt tonl htThe ht htThe
The law i w wW be rigidly enforced enforcedsays enfercedsaYS enforcedsaps
says the t e major The MAp ma who w o serves sonresx
A drink after the regular re Jar Saturday night nightelesishs nfehtdesfosr m1IteIesIDr
desfosr tune tUne does so at Bier = own O JJ risk for forI
I have sent out men tonight to catch catchW catchWord ciLtdI1Itm catchhim
W him
1ItmWord Word Is SufficientThat Sufficient SufficientTHat SufficientThat
THat was all the major said But that thatwas tJJuwas thatwas
was sufficient su ieDt to dampen the already alreadywet aJr04ywft arosdywet
wet spirits hits of many of the citys regu regular reJ1lJar reguhar ¬
Jar celebrators who begin n to we Wtearly wet Mf Mfearly u uearly
early the day ay before be it Decoration DecorationDr DecorationDay jgn jgnDAY
DAY Fourth of July Y Christmas New XewY NewYour ew ewYAr
Y Your sar or jmm iwst plain Saturday turclay night njRhtAnd n nightAnd 1t I IAnd
And this year ear when Xew Year Eve Eveand E Eveand ej
and Saturday Saturday night are coincident and andwhen andwhen I IwheR
when every cafe has spread spre d its whitest whitestlinen whitestlinen
linen cooled Its choicest vintage ewt omtdoae ewteene eutIts I
eene its usual dazzle when 6M oi H Mr MrRegular MrB MrRegular
Regular trained and primed to tote hisbundle his hisbundle
bundle when the whole t wn is waiting waitingFourteen waUtDSINCREASE waitingINCREASE I
Fourteen Hundred and TenDeaths Ten TenDeaths TenDeaths
Deaths Investigated in Dis District District District ¬
trict During Duran 1910 11910Shewing 1910SheWlag 1910Showing
Showing a steady ste 4Iy increase IDOree e over overprevious QvetJKev1e1ls overpreviet
previous s years approximately ap roxlmately 1416deaths 141 141deaths 1416 1416de
deaths de tlts IB the District of eCColumbia eCColumbiawere Columbiawere Columbia Columbiawere
were investigated by y the coroners coronersoffice ooroners ooronersoffice coronersoffice
office during 191t 191tOf 1Sleor 1916Of
Of this number num 8C 175 weredue were due to accidests ac accideats acch1ets
cideats while there were seventys seventyssuicides seentYssuickles seventyssuicides >
suicides and tweatye tW ftyeae e homicides bemlcfdeswork homicidesTbe j
The work of the t e cre1 cerenen Is > rs s office glAceIlICreases officeIncreases i iincreases
increases each year la proportion to tothe toUte tothe
the increase In population pojt latlon said saidCoroner saldCoreBel saidCoroner
Coroner J Rameey Raiaeey Nevit Some SomeIdea SomeIdes Someidea
Idea Of the amount of workdone workdofte work workdone
done and the time tIme spent ir Ininvestigating irinvestl Irinvestigating
investigating investl t1ng cases last year 7ear ma mar margatherd ba begathered
gathered from the fact that there therewas thereas therewas
was as not a single accident in n 1916 1916where ISlewhere 1916wheree
where a large number of o lives werelest were werelost ere erelest
lest and an inquest over er one body b4yuld bodywould
would uld constitute an Investigation Inestlgatlonftxjpg investigationlixing
Axing the thecaus cause and responsibility for fora
a number of deathsAlmes deaths deathsAest
Almes Aest without exception every everycoroners everyeroners everydoroners
doroners coroners case for the last 1 year necFssltate nec necessitated necsaltat ¬
essitated saltat l an an individual Investigation Investigationor
or or inquest IIIf1B st
Heaviest Month MonthIn t tIn
In March 3arch the tlt heaviest month e etbe Qr Qrtile ofthe
tile year 1S5 liicases cases were brought to tothe t tUte tothe
the attention of the Coroner There trberewere Wherewere Therewere
were twentyone accidental deaths deathseleven deathsreJeven deathseleven
eleven suicides and one homicide homieideduring homleldduring homicideduring
during this month More suicides oc occurred occurred
curred during March than any other othermonth othermonth
month monthIn monthIn
In fay y the smallest number of cases caseswas caseswas caseswas
was reported there th re being a total of ofonly oronly ofonly
only 191 There were ten suicides suicidesduring suicidesduring suicidesduring
during this month and two homicides homioidesApprexlmately homicidesApprexImately homicidesApproximately
Approximately eighty Inquests were wereheM werehekl wereheld
heM during durlo the year Twentyone Twentyeneofthese of ofthese > f fthese
these were in homicide cases The others otherswere otherswere otherswere
were over the bodies of suicides and and1cUms andvictims
victims of accidents where thdfri th t was a aquestion aQueBUon aquestion
question of crI criminal nal or contributory contributorynegligence contributorynegligence
negligence to determine determineTbe determineThe determineThe
The average number of deaths by violence vi VI VIolence
olence each month was Accidents 14 14suicides Uulokes 14suicides
suicides 7 homicides homicidesHarris 2 2Harris 2 21Iarrls
Harris Case CaseThe Cas CasThe CaseThe
The most unusual and mysterious case casewhich casewhich casewhich
which the Coroner was called upon to toInvestigate toInestIgate toInvestigate
Investigate was that of Vowel T Har Harrte Harris Harrh
rte who was found dead with a abullet abulletwound bulletwound bullet
wound In the back of his head near neareighth neareighth neareighth
eighth and I streets southwest the early earlypart earlypart earlypart
part of last September After a cursory cursoryInvestigation cursoryInvestigation
investigation the police announced thatit that thatit thatIt
it was a case of suicide and a certificate certificateto
to o that effect was issued issuedFacts jssuedFacb issuedFacts
Facts Brought out by an investigation investigationconducted InveaUgatJonconducted investigationconducted
conducted by The Times TImesshowed showed that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the police had not gone g ne into the casethoroughly case casethoroughly caseOwrough1y
thoroughly and that there was con considerably conldernbly considerably ¬
siderably doubt as to the manner in Inwhich I Iwhich
which Harris met his death The case casewas caseWBS casewas
was reopened after the Corporation CorporationCounsel CorporationCounsel i iCounsel
Counsel gave ve an opinion that the O r roner roner
oner was required under the law to hold holdan i1 Auldan 1d
an inquest In all suicides but the jury juryreturned juryreturned juryreturned
returned a verdict that Harris came to
his death from a selfinflicted bullet bulletwound bulletWOU11d bulletwound I
wound woundNo WOU11dNo woundNo
No Babies After 2020 2020Says 2 2020Says 020
Says Prof Pr f W F WiJIcox WiJIcoxST
ST LOUIS Mo Dee 31 2Ln It theresany theres theresany theresany
any truth in the mathematical cal1 cal1culations cal calculations calculations
culations and prognostications of the the1American theAmerican theAmerican
American Statistical Association there therewill therewill therewill
will be no babies In the United States Statesafter Statesafter Statesafter
after the year 2 21 it1 2 according a or llng < to toProf toProf 1 1Pro
Prof Walter p WIllcox of Cornell CornellUniversity CornellUn CornellUniversity
University Un Iorsity Prof Pro Wlllcox says the theonly theonly I IorJy
only hope of having babies in thei theiUnited the theUnited
United States tates after atterilie the year 282 282would 2821 2821would 06 06would
would be to Import them themfrom from Sunny I
France since France would continue continueto
to have bablos eighty years after the theUnited e eUnited i iUnited
United States Stateshas has quit
Ibfst 1b isL st Beware ewate the e Wftcbing lRl tcb ein ng Ibour IbourThe 1bOUtThecoshiglaw our ourThe
Thecoshiglaw The closing law must be Enforced nforced New Years Eve will be no noexceptiork noexception noenception
V Major and Saperintendent S Metropolitan etropol rr Police
Ye who look upon the liquorAs liquorAs liquor liquorAs
As the Old Year steals away awayAnd awayAnd awayAnd
And with tongues which will grow growthicker bZ8WtltIcker grewthicker
thicker thickerHaH
HaH the gladsome New Years YearsDay Ye YearsDal lS lSDa
Day DayBe Da DaBe DalBe
Be well warned for Dick SylvesterHath Sylvester SylvesterHath SylvesterHath
Hath declared that far and nigh nighAll nlbhAll nighAll
All the cafes that sequester sequesterYo sequesterYou
I Yo You shall suddenly sudden1 go dry dryWhen dljTWhen dryWhen
When the midnight hour approaches approachesBid app appBttl
Bid farewell to drink and seagc seagcHie seRr ses sesHie
Hie ye to your taxleoaches taxleoachesAt es esAt
At the ringing of the gang gangTurn geRgT1Irn gongTara
Turn ye homeward ere the morning morningLinger mornl mornlLlnEBr momingLinger
Linger not for final sip sipB sip sipBttlr sipBatremember
B Bttlr Batremember t reraomber Dickies warning warningHave wantlnlHaye warningHave
Have a bottle on your hip
I to buy wine and more wine and bring bringa
a little corner of o Maxims to the Cafe CafeRepuWkjue CateRepubUque CaleRepublique
RepuWkjue a nit o ot the Waldorf Astoria Astoriato
I to Harveys a section of the Ritz Carltome Carl Carlton Carlton
ton to the New Ebbltt and an air ofSherrys of ofSherrys oCI
J I Sherrys to the New Fredonia the blowwill blow Mowwill blowwftl
will fall fa1LOf fallOf aJL aJLor
Of course Washington has never been beenreal beeareal beenreal
real wide open after midnight on a Sat Saturday Saturday Saturday ¬
urday but then there has always bees beesa
a last little 1tttl call from the bar and a ahunied aberried a ahurried
hurried service of orders given before beforeociock 12 Loclock 12oclock +
oclock and placed on the tables after aftermidnight aftermidnight
midnightToohht midnightTonight midnight midnightTonight
Tonight wlfey wont have to sit op 1 1late IJate
late There isnt even a chance for theAncient the theAncient i
Ancient Order of Celebrators to wait waitaround waitaround I
around until the 4 oclock bars open for forthere forthere
there are no 4 oclock bars on a Sunday Sundayrooming SuDdaymerulDg Sundaymorning fori
rooming New Year Eve ISl DIe writes wrIt for forWashington forWHkmton rotWashington
Washington tbe Epic of the arid dry drypalpable
I palpable dusty Thirst Thirstj ThirstThings ThirstThings
j Things Are Changed ChangedThere ChangedThere ChangedThere
There used to be strange sights SAts in J thecity the theI thecity
I city on New Year Eves oast Some Somemen Somemen
E men have confessed to having seen seenAlexander seeaAlexaDder seenAlexander
Alexander Shepherd < rd step down from a Ms Mspedestal Jdspedestal hitsPedestal
pedestal at 3 A A X and walk around aroundi aroundthe
i the new District Building tearing his hisSE JiWCOMMISSIONERS hisCOMMISSIONERS
With More Funds at HandPermanent Hand HandPermanent HandPermanent
Permanent Improvements ImprovementsWill
Will Be Made MadeThat MadeThat
That continued prosperity will bo the tlMJot thelot 1
Jot ef r the District Is thex thebelJer > eUef expressed 6Xtr8 expressedby ll lllJ
lJ y the Commissioners at the beginning begiaingof I Iot
of the new D year yearIn I
In the last 1E twelve months there has hasbeen hissbeen I
been an Increase In revenues revenues and a re re redaction i
dactkra in debt With larger funds attheir at atth atj
th their r disrosal dls os l than ever before and a abill I
bill now before Congress providing for tert forthe
the t e naaoctog liaaa Ing of permanent ImprOYeJltents improve improvements
meats the Commissioners are fires in inthe Inthe
the opinion that the he year 1511 hoWs ad adoptionalpromise 84dltloBal additiomai
optionalpromise dltloBal promise of o success 6UCCes8The successThe successThe
The new Board of o Commissioners Commi stoners has M8Wen hasbeen busbeen
been la office s little less than one year yearCuno YeAlCuao yearCuno
Cuno M Rudolph and Gen John A A ATC AJrhnston
Jchston TC were appointed January C Ct 4161q 4161qto 2HA 2HAto
to t succeed Henry B B F McFarland and andHenry allHenry andHenry
Henry I L L West The board entered upon
its duties January 24 24Hecords 24j 1r1Records
j Records for or the year show that suc successful sweeeseul s sceseful ¬
cessful results have followed the thetIon adop ¬
tion of Improved methods methods1 in account accountlag accountIng accounting
Ing for expenditures under District ap appropriations ap appcoprlatlons appropriations ¬
propriations Under the present sys system system systeta ¬
tem it is concentrated in t t1t e office of oftbe ortbe ofthe
tbe auditor thus eliminating the unnecessary un unnecessary unneces ¬
necessary ary handling of o requisition requ1s tioB andoher and andoher ando
oher o 1er records affecting expenditures expendituresPlans expendtturesPlam expendituresPlans
Plans for a Greater IVashingfoa have havematerialized MvematerlaUzed havematerialized
materialized The Commissioners have haveIncluded havelncJuded haveincluded
Included In their estimates an item it of orCSroJ ofilio
112000 ilio for the thepurchase purchase of Willow Tree Treealley TreealleYr Treealley
alley tong characterized by the police policeas
as a plague spot and its conversion conversionInto con conversioninto ersIon ersIonInta
Into a playground and recreation cen center center center ¬
ter The object Is to eradicate evils evilsarising etllsarising evilsarising
arising from densely populated alleys alleysand a1leysaDd alleysand
and at a the same time to aid In the thesocial thesocial thesocial
social and moral uplift upU t of o the In Inhabitants Inhabitants inhabitants ¬
habitants habitantsThe habitantsThe habitantsThe
The Commissioners have asked also also5a alsoc1appropriation also8a
5a appropriation of o 200000 0010 for thebeginning the thebeginning theo
beginning of o the work of the reclaman reclama reclamation reclamatIOn ¬
tion of the Anacostia flats the moneyto money moneyto mo ey eyto
to be expended under the supervision supervisionof su 181or
of the thechle chief of engineers ensineorsof of tho th United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States army arm Plans for the enlargement enlarge enlargement
I ment of the park system and the improvement im iraprovement improvement
provement of o the harbor front also are areunder areunder areunder
under consideration considerationt consIderationDependIng considerationDepending
t > Depending upon the cost involvedthe involved involvedthe
the Commissioners are planning th thestablishment tbest the theestablishment
establishment est bllshment of a amUI municipal ciIJal electrlo electrlolighting electrlolighting electriclighting
lighting plant The cost of harnessing harness harnessIng harnessling
Ing Great Falls from which the power powerIs powerIs
ling t Is to be derived Is now being made madethe
the th eGeo e subject of an investigation by the theGeological theGeologlal theologi
Geological logi al ale Survey SurverAmong SurveyAmong
Among the regulations adopted by bythe bythe bythe
the Commissioners during the last lastyear lastear lastyear
year ear was the dog muzzling ordinance ordinanceand ordinanceand ordinanceand
and an order requiring the display displayof
of lights on all horsedrawn vehicles yehlclesThe vehIcles vehIclesThe vehiclesThe
The Commissioners will urge In thenext the thenext thenext
next twelve months the extension extensionof
of the District limits takIng in that thatpart thatpart thatpart
part of Alexandria county Va Va adjacent ad adjacent adjacent ¬
jacent to the Potomac river aid In Inplain Inpla1n inplain
plain view of Washington espeJally espeJallythe espe Ially Iallythe aIl aIlthe
the the palisades of o the t e Potomac below belowIs
C1 h Chain Bridge The area involved invohedis
Is about 7300 acres acresThe acresThe acreshe
The he realization r UzatIon of many of the Com Commissioners Commissioners Commissioners ¬
missioners plans depends upon the theamount theamount theamount
amount of the appropriations contained contain contained contalnd ¬
ed d In the District appropriation bill billnaw billD3W billn3W
naw before Congress Arrangements Arrangementsare
are a already alread made for their fulfillment fulfillmentas
as soon as funds are availableAmbassador available availableAmbassador avaUableAmbassador
Ambassador Returns ReturnsWith ReturnsWith ReturnsWith
With New Secrets Secretary SecretaryAmbassador rY
Ambassador Bryce will arrive In InWashington inWashington
Washington tomorrow night accomp accom accompanted accomU
panted p U by his recently appointed pri private private private ¬
vate secretary William Glynne Charles
Gladstone grandson and principal heir hehof heirot heirof
of William Ewart Gladstone Gladstone and the thepresent thepresent thepresent
present owner of Hawarden castle He j
is twentyfive years old and an a 9 graduate graduateof
of New College CoIIe Oxford
Reward for Hugger
SAX FRANCISCO Dec nTb 31 The po police police ¬
lice departmenf was today notified notl ed that thata
a reward would be offered for the
hugger who attacked Mrs David D d T THanbury THanbury THanbury
Hanbury at the door of her home in inVallelo inVallejo inNallp
Vallelo Nallp jo and robbed rob her of ora a 20000ooch > 20000feroocb 20000 5D000brooch
brooch ooch
This do ye u r ese es je ye e fear r not netCamels notea notCamels
Camels ea dancing on the waM waMFor waJIlJI waiFaU
lJI 7e 1IOt not unless Y ye ON net netPO netPot
For pink monkeys playing bait baitn 1fdIF9r bailFbt
n F9r r tbe New Year will be arilOf arid aridOf aTldOC
Of all moisture drop or drip dripSave dripSacYe dripSave
Save for that which may fee carded cardedI
I IA a bottle on the nip nipThe WpTIle hipTate
The PoetofiCice POIIto Ic tower is steady steadyIt sta7It
It It has danced te years before befereWhen lterreWJteR beforeWhen
When the Mammas XII and CHwnet CHwnetheady ClhttNttJleMy Cltelntbeady
heady headySaw JleMySaw beadySaw
Saw you out the Sunday deer deerThere d dTher deiThere
There wIM be ae e ae nt hi bawHag bawHagWefM ba1IiIgWeU baWI5gWer11
WefM have e just one little driflkr driflkrWatts drink drinkWWIe drintcwIdle
Watts the speckled snakes are crawl crawlNew prawdlug rawliIIg
lug lugNor iIIgNew
New Year ooze is on the blfakl bank blt k
11 bronze hair because the MUI Municipal M ICIpol Struc ¬
ture ia the one Oft place where he was never nevercalled neverAnd
called 1kMJ8 Boss Bossstrike eo eoADd
ADd the then the N New Year Eve used to tostrike
strike terror te the beans boom of the sma s
boys bo who roused from their ate sleep by b
the clanging of the school bell eIOIIJ8 acm
the street street bad dreamed that their
Christmas vacation was over er all of
which ie1 leads to the second canto of the
Epic of the Best which Is the spot t
marked X in the diagram where the e
Silence falls fallsThis
This telt fOtsoled ol8fl silence ban Ute clarion rm
horn of the small II boy the dang of the
cowbell and the sound of 3 the shot by
which Tonne Washington has for years
signaled its lt gratitude that fathers
y Year1l years rfy opportunity to swear ear off for a
few days has come comeort
New Tears Eve sa be a DIce quIet
JIIOrt ort of affair except ia some places placesBut pIa
aIMi betweeG betw eeG same hours
But if ItuttJe little Nineteen Steven cant open
his eyes as his brothers have doneon doneona done OR ORa ona
a full the jflass la of ofbear dancing champagne Dame and andTear andaS
bear the oR > of o the Old Year be at athis
leant win Me a twinkle m tile eyes oC
his big brother Nineteen Ten Tea when te
sneaks malenksgout gout out of the aide door at midnight mId
for realty y there will be something doing doingOpposes d dGpposes dGPPoses =
Gpposes Mormon Photos PhotosOn PhotosOn PhotosOn i
On Battleship SilverNEW SilverJTEW Silver I INEW
NEW YORK Dec D 2L nHDgb Hugh G G Miller Milleracting mI1eractIDg Milleracting
acting for the Womens Republican Republicandubs RepubHeaaChlbs RepublicanClubs
dubs la protesting againet the new bat battleahip bettJeehtp battleship
tleahip Utahs silver errice having Yilt the thepictures Utepk thepictures i
pictures of olBrig1aam Brigham Young Yo and the theMormon UteMonaT theMornan
Mormon MonaT Temple T < graved eD ea Yed upon it hc hrs hcsrecetved hrsreceived 3 3received
received an answer to bill protest to tothe tothe tothe
the Navy Department t The letter re received Tecetvecl recalved ¬
calved by Mr Miller says the depart department dePMrtJDjJJt t tmznt ¬
ment has no D supervision a1Jper1J la such cases causeMiller casesMiller a1f8IDler
Miller said today 1M ae would fight t the theproject th thpndeet theproject
project to tile last lastServant lastServant
Servant Sues Banker BankerFor BankerFor
For 100000 10n t000 Heart Balm BalmKKEMOKT BalmFONT
FONT Ohio Dec ai aiMagee nJoba H HMagee
Magee ee a banker ef Elmore and andof one oneof
of the leading citizens of Ottawa Ottawacounty Ottawadainty I
county is being > sued eel Tor or US61i 1H by 871 byr byChristina t
Christina Paul afor for several nI years a
domestic ia the a Magee < home ho She Shedeed
an he promised to marry her lid j
deed her property valued at 16666 16666J 16666Since ltr 1 1l 1Since e eBy
l J I
Since John JohnI JohnQuitDrinking
I i Quit QuitDrinking QuitDrinkingBy Drinking DrinkingBy
By Johns John s wifeIm Wife WifePm Wifet
Pm th the happiest little won trozisaIa WOmImoADd wonin
Ia ai this t Ttt TttWOmImo little lrtue town townAnd townAnd
< And my merry laugh and andlakelo rigging
Take the tbe1t1ce place of sigh andTrotm andTrotmAsa and frown frownFOI trownFor
AJHIIa Asa ia like himself hhD lf coos more moreAad more moreAnd
And the world Iaiust 1 lit Jnut a pandlae pandlaeTTlta paradimewith rad1ae rad1aeWNLMd1
with WNLMd1 sash happiness el1n In store storeMarys 21tcreION stareOne
j ON 4eylresd y I reM 5OIB6 someverses someversesMarys venes venesMarrs
Marys Miracle tb the name nameAad nameAnd
And I said theta tlit John exactly
And Pa e e sd aDd cet the a IIILme IIILmeSoJ sameSo neti netiSo
< So I seat 1 for 9f GOLDEN BSM EmmY O OAnd
SoJ Aa sly as sly coeid be beAnd f friWl
And I Iyrat pat riWl It ia Jobas J Cpper CpperAM sepper sepperAad mapperAad
Aad 1 lputit pas U la bls htstea htsteaHad tea teaAnd
AM It dnt didnttasreanttlebit didnttasreanttlebitHad tute A UWe bit
Had HIUIJIG BO odor so you sea seaItwMsiBoetfeeatldadofeais seeit e eIt
ItwMsiBoetfeeatldadofeais It wassmoothestkind lBOOUlest kind of sailing I
For ForlUle little Doctor Me MeAad Stedad Ie IeABd
i dad I watched and prayed and waited waitedAnd
< And cried moms too too I guess gneasA guessAnd
A AH d I dWat t bare the greatest falthrm lalth lalthIm
Im r ashamed astamedDOW now to confess coalessiJOA confessjAa4 confessAnd I
And Join sever thought a mInute ralanteHe minuteBe
He was belDgcaredo being cored of drink drinkAad drinkmakee drinkAnd
And makee ee sees B hes as well e a al aay a nyone nyonete one oneJWltJBakMetorglsdn
lttaakee It taaies ae te telttaakee a cry to think thinkJnst thinklast
last JWltJBakMetorglsdn JWltJBakMetorglsdnC smokes ae aeIa cry < for gladness gladnessrnts6praadtobehiswife
Ia rnts6praadtobehiswife rnts6praadtobehiswifeEtce reproad to be bla rtfs rtfsElaee
Elaee keys he C in eared of orAadlead5 dilating
Aad Aadlead5 leads anicenewlife anicenewlifeSlate a nice new life Hfesaace lifeSlsce
Slate John J 1m be quit ult adrl1kng a lrlaklag
I cant NY sy It tls times eo enough eaongliAs enoughAI enoughAa
As i bate aadloatbea a liquor liquorAs lIQuorAs ManorAm
As be wend w id a poison stuff stuffAad atuftAM stuffAnd
And when I say 7 my prayers at right rightAs nightAs rightAs
As taaakfnl as can be 1Je
Ipsay I pray for f John the most of aft aftGOLDEX altThea rt rtorne
Home orne Treatment For Drunkards DrunkardsdorlcKK DrunkardsOdorless
Odorless and nd Tastele Ta8teleKNAny Any I Lady idy idyTea
CAn Give It Secretly ut Home In InTen inTea
Tea Coffee or Food FoodCost FoodCost FoodCost
Cost Nothing to Try
If you have a husband hUS nd con on brother father fathernd rathereJ1 fatheror
or frlendwbe eJ1 is SnJ1 a victim of liquor all you
have to do l5 t to send nd your name and address addressea alt alttire
ea tire coupon below You may be thankful thankfulas
as long as you Hire that you did It itfree ltFree
Free Trial T al Package Coupon CouponDr 1 1Dr
Dr J W v Haines Company I
520 Glenn Bid Dldoy Cincinnati ClnclnnnJI Ohio OhbPIe8M OatsPfeaae I Itarn
PIe8M seIIII me me absolutely r free e lIy no noturD ta taturn
tarn mall In plain wrapper so that JH JHoee no noJIte aioowe >
owe caR know what It ceataiaa a trial triala trialpa4leage
JI8 kRge > a kage of Oold Golden o Re R Remedy dy y to prove that thatwhd thatJ01I thatwha
whd you claim for H is true In every everyreapert
reapert reapertNante re 1 1Nala9 t tName
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Own Way W WayContinued y yODdRued v j jContinued
Continued from r IR FIr Page Pageordor Paseordor Pageardor
ordor everything en the menu white vdaIh the thefeMow theow thetteflow
feMow tteflow ow who is with her says 8 gesfcead gesfceadand se ahead aheadand d dand
and means it itAh ItAB ItAh
Ah the bounties and the tip tIp that fall fallfrom fa11D0Ift fallfront
from the angers gars of o the child they call callICetv callNew callNew
New Year K the youngster came in inthe bJt1e fathe
the guise of a Carnegie endowment endowmentland ell 8WJBeDtt2nd esdewtfend
land or r a Rockefeller Roekef er foundation hecsildrtt he hecifuMnt JIcnuHlnt
cifuMnt be receivSKwHh recet reeeive Ctwtth wlth more acdaim acdaimSomehow aedalmSomebow acdalmSomehow
Somehow one must t feel sorry for thepassing the thepasting theMl8
pasting Ml8 old year however There has hasover Auover hasever
over been a tendency on the UteNUt part of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the celebrating boat to Rive the old oldfellow oIc1fellow oldfellow
fellow a swift kick back into the realm realmef realmec realmof
ef things that never return and attbe attbeoame atthelMURe at tle tlesame
same time to bold the arm outstretch outstretched out
I ed toward hi his amateur guoccuDor Perhaps Per Ferbane PerIt
bane it te because everybody always alwaysseeme alwa78aeeDt8 alwaysseems
seems to believe that the new year wIlbe will willbe Willbe
be better than the aid M but anyway anywaytnere anywaythere JlYWaytbere
there ought to be a kind word or so soi 80tonight sotonight
i tonight for f r 1M9 DleTte lIThe
I The funeral of the oM year will be beheld befeW beheld
held to the accompaniment of much muchnotae muehnoise muchnoise
noise making makto in the Capital Every Everynotee EveryDOl Everynoise
noise e fiend in town is rummaging rummaglngraround r1UDRJglnground rummagingaround
around today In I search of some In Instrument instrument iatrument ¬
strument with hichhe hick so may make makethe malcethe DlKEtthe
the midnight hor a carnival of die discordant dleeordnt dieeordant ¬
cordant sound s und Therell be heard thesound the thesound theIHHIncl
sound of horns and rattletraps rattletrapsscreechers rattletrapscreechers rattletrapsscreecuers
screechers red devil whistles and Just Justan justaa justas
an incessant aat fire of hello kid kid and
her heres a to the New Year YearMajor TeroaJor FearMajor
Major Sylvester ter says that it must mustall JRuefaU musta
a all cease however when the fatal fataloar
hour oar of midnight arrives arrl In other otherwords otJaerwords otherwords
words the major would have the coin ¬
hinting done before rather than after afterthe afterthe
the th advent of the stork that brings in
the t e New Year Its going to be bemighty bemighty
mighty hard to persuade e everybody
to damp on the safety valve e just at atThe
1 1The
The irrepressible IrTep 6 lbIe youth with the
ttekiers and the corner faker who whosetts whosells
sells sellJ their tliepa will be anton among these present presenton
on the Avenue A Ye tonight K Much ef the thecetebratinc tbee thecelebrating
celebrating e must be done aton along the
Avenue A venue and up Ninth Del Seventh Seventhres Seventhstreets
streets for there lcDt room for every
body In the cafes res aid a grin rooms roomsAll 1OOaaAll roomsAll
All of the principal hotels and cafese cafes cafesnave
nave 11 e prepared elaborate menus fer the
New Year watchers and have spent
hundreds nt Ia tastefully ta decorating the theestaaUshmenta theestablishments
establishments e that will be crowded to tonight to tonlPt tonight ¬
night T There ere e are also several thousand t tbottles
bottles of champagne c awaiting the theaJltel theantenight
aatemMnight 5ht daers daersAnd < r MnL MnLAncl rs rsAnd
And again it may be remarked that thatMajor tJuttM8CX thatMajor
Major Sylvester says Ii that there shall shallof
be ao claampape w aft the stroke MlClkeed
of iz Every policeman has been beenstructed
strutted structed ed to become a m kfllJor kill jar atBut at f tLt this
hour hourBut
But the Capital Capf tal will make the best besto bestof
o 0 the night 1st J Last jst the same If merri wiiment 1IIeIrlmust j
xnnt must cease when hea the nigh D te but buthalf aut1aK buthalf
half gone then the meiiliuent III mast mastbubble IDUIJt1NbbIe mustbubble
bubble all the more while it lasts It ItJust Itjut Itj
Just j means crowding a big night Into Intoa Intofew
a few e hours thats all all and according accordingto
to thepians now betas made to t welooniml welcome welcomeMl weIeoaBU
Ml BU that young year will not feel slight slighted lghtwhen slighted ¬
ed when be arrives h here re e in the Capital Capitalof i
of that United L nited States StatesThe StavibE StatesThe
The Thebusily larger rger t hotels bote and cafes cat have been beenbusily b6eabaldly beenb
busily busilyrger b ensaged encaged ed for a week In reserving reservingtables Tenetringor
tables for t or aftertheater tt < am r and How ow Yoar YearEve YoarEve
Eve omen omenThe c1Inen c1InenTbe nerm nermNew
The New ew firBtard n nm fl m d6 the Itaieisn kh the theSlhoivbam tJaeAJtIntoD them
Slhoivbam + m AJtIntoD Arlinss Artmvto tarn the New < W Ibbttt Ibbtttthe Ybbittthe
the Cafe RepubUeue R RepubUa ue tn tM > Freaosda Fredoldaothers and andothers andotbers
others that cater to those t wile like to tonp toan tospnd
spnd np nd an evening eve t downtown on suchspecial such suchspecial
special occastors report that the K Noe Noey New NewYear w wYear I
Year y buidnew batdn wilt be the tn test ha tbe tbehotel tbebotel thelintel
hotel history of Washington WashingtonKoch WaIlla81oaJIach Washingtonoch
och Koch of the favorite dimes places pimeesTo placeshc
WM hc To seen made mora attractive nttaas tiro by ra rattens re rea ¬
aInfaJ a III place tW Yuletide deoeratines 1iec4K 1iec4Kus
tines which w ie w were e added to today y
FOR CAPITAL CAPIT AL PCLfCE PCLfCEProsecutions P PL1cEProsecutions L CE CEPtosecutions
Prosecutions Number 2477 9 Cases of Grand Larceny LarcenyAssaults La LarcenyAssaults ceny cenyAssaultst
Assaults Etc While Decrease Is Shown Inthe IntheFines in the theFines theFines
Fines Collected
PaJfee Court prosogntions In XJtt aunt numborod DUlnfrcd auntbored
bored StiQ 4 79 in the United States branch branchthere branchthere
there were 1er vm M ii IB the eases of grand gracdweerty grandlareetly
weerty JIrree petit larceny taMe pretenees pretlneesand preteneesd
and d assaults Its and 4W grand Jury cases eII8SIa casesIn I
In the District Dl branch Ka 178 17 prieoners prieonerswere prIeonersere prisonerswere
were ere called to answer minor offenses offensessoch offe offensessuch se seIiIICh
such as vagrancy disorderly conduct conductHcnsapport coodRCtrt conductnonsupport
nonsupport rt of o wives or families violations viola violations violaUcm ¬
tions of the District D1st et health and police policeresuladOAs
resuladOAs and similar crtooes crtooesFines criIDesFines eritoeoFines
Fines Collected 90484 9OA8Thore
There was coil ted in forfeited e e eeI eeIatesatls I
huerais and fiDes a total of J64tG2
The amount accredited to the United
States branch h of o the
court from Janu Januf71 January anu
ary f71 I IM to ° J January ary 1 JtD 1911 11 to 56837674 613Hi41
In the DIstrict branch the flues and for forwhen
tclblrM amounted to B1J18 These
ftgwre bganes show an lneeae Jner In the District
branch ranch over the year beginning January
L 1 J 19 19ranch when
were w 2ft 3i9 ea 78 < 8
and a decrea e ta the United States stated statedBoth
bra for a the year beginning January anuary
L 1 JIlt when the receipts were saIfJO7S1
Both j mo 10 g and 1908 show noticeable dei de
creases waa 9 in AIMS ne and forfeiture Com deI ¬
pared par d with several years ago when the
receipts for both branches of t th the < eourt
were 14M m HW it la realized to what ex ¬ I
tend the receipts have dropped off otto and andDili andSMALL andSMALL
Total Loss Only OniYAbout About 400 400t 400tOODBiggest 400s000Bi
000 OODBiggest 000Bi Biggest g est Blaze Was WasJackson Was WasJ WasJackson
Jackson J aclson Brothers BrothersDrawee Br BrothersDomnee thers thersat
Drawee sttoated at nearly nearlyrn T4ikli9 T4ikli9wars
wars rn d dome Be hjr by Ares ka JatJte its > the the Dtetrfct during duringcurred cI rlltgTIItct during1K 1
This only c al Wg fire r the Y yea ItO ItOcIIlTed no nocurved
curved early on the raorniajer of Decem December D Deceenbee em embel ¬
bee 1 when the furniture and andcarpet carpet es estaMtahment establtsirnent
taMtahment 2 t of oCJadoo Jackson Brothers Br M5K5 iii2Seventh M5K5SeveMth IIitSstteet
Seventh street nortATrest north st was destroyed destroyedThe deIItroyecLThe destroyedThe
The blaze spread apr to adjoining stores storesand teresaDd staresand
and the total lose was estimated e at atnearly atrearly atnearly
rearlyOther nearly nearlyOther S < t4L t4LOther >
Other free > in Decemi1er l > ecemhr 4M nearly cliElflriYH nearlyM needyieAi3
H ieAi3 M damage > nuftdnc tb the losses loe s the thehoariest t theheaviest e eheP1eat
hoariest for any month ta Ute year One Onehundred oebtm Onehundred
hundred btm cl and twentrone alarms wereIIOUII were weresounded eJO eJOsounded
sounded ed In December the largest cum number DmDbr cumber
ber for any one month monthDurtng monthDuring
Daring the year there th re was a total of ofl44 C1l4lt
11 l44 alarms am average ef more than thanthree thantbree thanthree
three a day 7 The smallest numtj number r were wereeat wereMIlt wereasst
MIlt eat te during June when the depart departaMnt departmat rt rtt
mat t was Wa called out only fortyeight fortyeightXinHS tortyeJhtQte4 fortyeightQie
XinHS T3hed8Biajredona Qte4 Qie 4i e don by ares inJun In InJuni InhR
Juni however er wtea lSUI SKliawWle 1611i while in No Neveaber November XoW ¬
vember when W D there were US alarms the thedamage thec1aMap thedamage
damage was less than S2M S2MHad me meH4 IZWu
Had it not been for the Jackson JacksonBrothers Jacksonre aekooRfire
Brothers fire re the total losses for the theyear theY88l theyear
year weal hare been lees than 1100t7oaparsf SWOOO SWOOOComparag tIOQroI tIOQroI0ai 1 I
Comparag 0ai with other large cities this is isan Isall Isan
an excaptioBBJUr ex flora showing sIIe and Chief ChiefWasiwr ChiefWater
Water W is s n mighty 6iity q prowl of the record I
this ia spite of r anlecraee an in the num ¬
bet of cases pr pry echoed seouiedCauses echoedCauses ted tedCAuses
Causes of Decrease DecreaseA
A cause for th tile falling off in the ueDistrict theDIstrIct theDistrict
District branch 1 which w e kdts is s tits only onlyseparate onlyseparate onlyseparate
separate department of the district districtgovernment DIetrietgovernment Districtgovernment
government that is n trot t only DIy self aalfsupporting MH8UJporting selfsupporting
supporting ha hut profitable prIstable te the ep operation eperatI eporation ¬
oration eratI rR < of the new vagrancy hew tewPrevious hewPrevious
Previous to 111 1316 in the majority of ofcases orcases ofcases
cases defendants convictea of vag vagrancy tagraney vagrancy ¬
rancy were fined 5 and the nnex nnexwere 1iJtegwere Sneawere
were In most eases paid During the thepaat thepast
put year it has been more and mare marethe erethe morethe
the custom cust llt to put convkrt convicted d prison prisoners J riseII riseIIen ¬
ers charged with vagrancy on their theirpersonal tlleirJersGD1 that r y
personal bonds bondsAnother bondsAnother
Another reason is the new paxoie or orprobation orprobatloa orarotion
probation arotion system Q em and stttl another is isa Iea isruling
a ruling of the District Court of Ap Appeals ApeaJ App ¬
p peals upholding a decision of the Distri Dte Dtetrict
tri trict t Supreme Court in reversing a rul ruling mIng tvilag ¬
ing by the Ponce Court that all coon D
law 1 w cases came under its Jurisdiction JurisdictionSucti jarj cBetiokSucJ1 jurisdictionSuch
Such cases now eon only go to te Po PoMce PeUce Felice
lice Court for prelim preliminary bearing that tJlatIt thatIt
It may tae be determined whether wbet the ac accused accused ¬
cused shall go before the grand J jury ry
In the year st ended Judge Ivory G
Kimball after serving se nineteen eon eonsecutlve CMNIsecuttve consecutive
secutlve years as Police judge wa was re replaced re replaced reJames ¬
placed served for by James L L eat Puga wne wb wbserved had hadserved 1IcIenred
served for f < seventeen years ea eaA as A AMfetam AMfetamDistrict 4 4DJstrlet t tDistrict
District Attorney stationed at the same samepiacc MAtepiac ealtteeplace
place piaccKansas piacKansas placeKansas
Kansas Bank Looted LootedBandits LootedBandits f fBandits
Bandits Make Ma e Escape EscapeHARTSVTLLB EscapeXARYSVILLK EscapeMARYSYILLE
HARTSVTLLB Ken Dec De ILPCiMlr ILPCiMlrmen From Fevrmen i imen
men robbed the Citizens State Baak Baakand Beakand
and the State St ate Bask of WaterviHe wen1n at RtWatertrllle atWatervttte atWatervitie
Watervttte sixteen 8txt miles Dl e8 southwest IiMMlt westof westofhere ofhere of ofhere
here about 2 oclock si eloek this monttBg S securing se securing lie liecurIIr ¬
curing curIIrThe curingThe Mttt MtttThe
The > bandits baiMIItsSbertf escaped escapedSheriff escapedSheriff
Sheriff Httivan wi with h a posse Oeo OeoMIrsuit te hi hipursuit flee
pursuit MIrsuitNev
New Year Dinner DinnerOn f fOn
On Monday eve lD th the 3ft XLPap Calvary Calvarydinner CaivarBaptist
Pap Church will serve a New Year Yeardiluter reardistant
dinner to the elderly members a ICItdtlte ICItdtlteorpiaaas and i the tfceorphans theorphans
orphans c of the church churchPneumonia churchPneumonia
Pneumonia Pneum nia to be feared more morethan morethan morethan
than death from gun shot shotThe r
The frequent t changes of temperature temperaturelu tem temIn
lu the fall and winter months axe Ute tnesource UteSOU thesource
source SOU of much discomfort and destruc destruction deatreetion ¬
tion of human life Raw dame MIte MId ootdair ooldair
air snow sleet and rain take turns at atproducing atJ1OdUd atgroddng
producing J1OdUd a crop of colds aDd omens omenscase eGIIIIas
The lead to pneumonia 1ROIIia Nearly eercoon egery egeryCIUie
case has ns nsand ins ia 3 simpin eewsb
and cold that washegtecied washegteciedof levied T dsof e eof
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