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Don't Like Absence of
Professor and As?
Pupils Galore Paid Their Hard
Earned Money to Learn the
Art of Pasting Pictures on
China?Police Are In?
vestigating the
Oreat was the ex-itcmen* among
several h indri'l Weenaa pupil* of the
Elite Hcho-d ,,t CtfttWltn Decorating in
D?-?l"iiL.m," Transfer? on China and
PoriHait; TrhiiB^fhmjr crowded info the
studio of Prolcssor It F. Kvans and his
pretty young aeeietant. Miss rHM?Ptf
Wingate in ten Virginia Apartments
. estcrdav afternoon and found both the
manager and the Instructress "out
Somebody passed the word that Evans
and his fa-ma'ing partner had shaken
the duet of Rlrhnjond permanently
from the r fee. torgetting in the hurry
for the train to fulfill <er?ain oblige
t.ona mo:e or leas vague'y promised by
them to the pupila
By noon yesterday a half dozen out?
rage.! women had called on Captain
M- Mahoii at Police Headquarters and
I let---lire Sergeant I-rank I. (i'-n'rv
was assigned to clear up the mystery
On takt'rg poeaaaaten af the vacated
looms Um detective fonndl them strip?
ped o! everything bu' the furnture.
numerous recOTaJ of financial "an
a< tiolis between Kvans and his pupils,
and reveral ro? I of plates decora* ed
bv the ?? holars of the Kllte .School of
Cerami- Dei orating
After liatemng t? - he flurried wail" of
a -'ore or more of | ?? 'ed women and
examining thier contracts' with the
profeeeor. Gentry came to th?- >om
i lusion that th?- <"hina and Porcelain
Tierora'.ors should be investigated
However in order to give both sides
t-he fairest opportunity, the detective
will rnee: 'he scholars at 10 o'clock
the s'udio 'his morning and with them
await the arrival of Kvans and Miss
Kav* Monet t.alore.
Two months ago H 1 Kvans and
slise Minnie Wwgate arrived in Rion
Diand and prepared he open a school
of ' c-era:ui' der orating. ' which in this
? a?e meant ransferririg flowery paper
design t > . h.n.i plates by mean* of ai
brueb. a pot of gluo and a roller They I
appeared before ? he state and city]
autboritiee and obtained duh registered
iicerige foi the;r beeapaae a auite was
engaged in the Virginia Building, furn?
ished elegantly with ?M0 worth of flx
tures from a local house?bought on
the installment plan by a preliminary
denosi' of 13??and mse't'd ads. in the
daily papers.
The ad* took like wildfire; pupila i
nocked to the Fine School of Ceramic
Oecorating in Der-al'omarue Transfers
er. China and Porcelain and the fam?
of the wonderful opportunity for "p'n
money" flashed by feminine from one
end of the .-|ty to tea other. According
to reliable statements, as many as 100
pupils a day passed in and out of the
studio?--at I: per pats. The poilca figure
the proceeds of the school were flirt?
ing with the thousands when Kvans
left on buainees.
Kvans told pupils tha* he waa repre
? er.-ing the firm of Kellog A Kvans of
;VJ? North Clark street Chicago, and
that the plate made by the students
were sold to the Crca* Atlantic and
I'aci?c Tea Company *o be used as
premiums The manager of the local
house was kept busy yesterday explain?
ing to o-Tended pupils tha' he had never
boogai ao much at a tea cup from the
f- idjo.
Plenty of Names.
kvans and Ml?s Witigat? too-: long-!
?gs in a Main Street bouse a short way]
from the Virginia Building, and re
rr.eined -here iin'il Mserai w-e-ik* ago
when Evans was called out of the city
cr. business Mies Wingate waa left in
";" ? harge of the studio. The police are
trying to figure ou'w by the contract for
rait are and rental of the V-rgima
suite was made in 'he name of Miss A.
r Haar, and whv Mise Wingate always
? ?med ' ontract.s only with the initials
M \\ The rta- fol'owing Christmas.
Ittss Wingate returned to her lodging
ho jse alle: -?vernJ days absence with a
? ompanion whom she introduced as her
husband. Louis Herold.
When pupils applied for admittance
ihr studio Saturdav afternoon theyj
wcte me- with a poll's hut firm refusal
tiom Mr Herold That is the last time'
n.os* or i he scholars ?aw any member
The K'lte Compare Hefnr? l-ar
irig Sa'urda f Mis Herold, or Miss W ? r
g-ce or \!rs1 Keller, turned over the
business ro a former pupil, in token
ijiereof ieavn.g her the keys to the
apart men". Mrs. Herold raid good-by
with the as--.'.?n'c that she would re
turn yerterda%-.
? Salablt Dr. orated."'
In the contract which the pros?
pective pupti of Ceramic Decorating
signed waa a stipulation that Evans
vould buy ba< s de> orated?"salablv
decorated"--plates at tl per d?rsn
and that when twelve dozen plates
1 ad been ac epted as perfect from any
pupil the $2 tuition m?nev would be
refunded Armed with neatly de. .
orated plates hi- ? he dozen, represent?
ing labo'iou- iocs o; work wrh the
roller and glue brush the pupils ar?
rived at the ?? :dio vesterday only to ?>?
greet ed be 'h" e-s'while puptl who was
hc-i/. d ??> s. i. .*^..,? a- t< b:r not
to h.iv ba>-k finished producta
The first comers remained the more
light hearted to laugh and fh? o-hers
to rage Af'er Detective Heravant
r.ertty arrived on the scene, the pupila
?ook fill' poesreaion. explored and
poked here and there to hearts con?
tent. At the finish, the suite looked
|.<e the morning af'er. The more
optimistic- declared that they won Id
be on hand this morning to greet Mise
Wiresate- - Keffer?lleroM ? and De
;ecf|TC C.entry
The real ee'a'c S'm which handles
the affaire of Ihe Virginia Building ex
preaeed - pesetng interest in the me'ter
ve*f'day afternoon 1 he Ceramic
liecotatora have a -er 'al bill already on
the dun Mat
Merenn in Mnorrhead. Minn
Isters 'T.'f Degrees Below Bern.
<|Cnrvhead MIT" laeuart it The
weg*h" waa . o'd -e.ie.dsv thai 'hs
eWh Wl the |o. si wen'Her fi'irss.i
stopped eciordma ??? he oil. im! r?we.
? a?:a.-. and he wee unable is teil po.,.
:,--e:y .,? u?' wha' ?T>- the m-reUrr
?'jpstered t* ? degresa be'ow aero It !
fefi te - -.a- r~r -it. however during flM|
dev. ?he icweet of the winter,
morn a half dearec of the
Dae%V' '
Telegram to Wilson Para
phrases Colonial Coat
of Arms.
Colony Gave Fourth Kingdom
to Empire, and State Now
Gives Eighth President to
Nation- Electors Greet
Marshall as Descend?
ant of Virginians.
tiorernor Wood rot* Wilson.
Trenton. M. J.
F.n dat Virginia orttvum.
The Virginia Electoral College.
In this manner did the men who
cast tho vote of this State notify
(luvirnor Wilson yee.erday that Vir?
ginia gives lo the nation the ?ighth ,
President For being translated
the phrase means Behold! cow Vir-i
ginia gives the eighth "
When the electors bad eoted at noon
Judge H. T. W Duke, the chairman .
suggested a telegram to Goeernor
WUeoa. All agreed and Judge Duke
had an idea already in bis mind.
The Colony of Virginia remained
loyal to 'be S'.uart family during the
war that resulted in putting Oliver
Cromwell at the head of the British
empire and cost Charles I his head
When r'harlee II. was restored to the
thron?, after The death of Cromwell,
be fer very grateful to the colony
oerOH the sea. so he decided to pre?
sent to if a coat ,,f arms.
In those days there were four
kingdoms .n the empire?England,
Scotland, Ireland and France, which
was claimed as par' for many years
s ho digrnv Virginia, t'harles gave
It this motto F.n dat Virginia quin
: UB Bepoid ' now V.^ginia give,
the fifth"-- meaning, of course. Pftb
Virginia hss given to rjie country
eigii* PrasfeJeata Washington lefter- |
MM Madison Monroe. Harrison. Ty- ;
le- Taylor and Wilson. So -fudge
Duke thought it would be well to
pnraparaea the motto on the ?"oioniai
coast of arms and let Wilson have it.
So it wen'
Tb? following was sent to Vice- :
President-Elec. Marshall.
"Thomas Ft. Marshall, Indianapolis, i
' The State of yo'ir ancestors ?alutes
you as the Vbe-Preeident-Ele. ?
?The Virginia Elect-oral College
Part of Romanre In Life or Matylda
Viernau Told In Court.
New York -Tanuaiy 13 - -The pretty
Russian girl known as Matylda Nie
n an. *ho was arrested as a pi'kpocke*
on Saturday* afternoon and 'vho aston?
ished the police by showing a hand?
bag fairly stuffed with money, comes .
from a prominent Warsaw family and
is living here under an assumed name,
according to Superintendent Davis, of
the Bedford P.eformatory. from which
home the girl departed only last sum- !
mer .
She cam* ove- from Warsaw nve '
; vears ago to visit some childhood
fl leilels. Mi?s Davis said "Her
1 friends went back t ? P. '?sia but she
liked New York so much s..e has stayed
here ever since, with the exception of
the time she wen' back to ge' some
; rnoti..- left by her rno'her. While *he
! was a: the reformatory she was not
popular because she was be**er ?0i
cated than most of the girls and would
not join in wrh ihcm If she thought
they were wrong or dishonest ha any
a. ? -ne would tell tnem so p'.ainlv
I had her examined with thirty-:
four other girls bv a psy< hologis' and
she Tat among the *hre? pronounced
normal I always have thought there
?sva- something peculiar abou' her. be?
cause wrier, ere stole -he did not need
the money
In the .lewerson Market Court TOO-1
terda- Matvlda pleaded no- g ili: y
itisi-*..ng she had found on the eide- .
walk the cardcaee she was aOCUOOd of.
having stolen Magistrate McQuaoe
however, held her tti $3.<*?? bail for the
grand jury._'
Only $75,000 Appropri
ated to It in Rivers and
Harbors Bill.
Lamb Says Committee Could
Not Be Induced to Do More
for Virginia Waterway?First
"Pork Barrel" Measure
Reported After Stormy
Washington, January 13.?The Brut
"pork bairc!" DMagejrg of the present
session of Congress *as reported to
th? House to-day when the House
Rivers und Herben Committee brought
in its annual appropriation bill provid?
ing S40 ?00 nor) fv.r 'he improvement of
rivers and harbor* throughout the
country. The ? ommitl*. agreed on the
measure after a stoimy session that
lasted several hours.
The largeHt single approprlat on m
the hill provides $s.Wi miO for the im?
provement of t h?- M i-si-uppi Ri ver from
the head of the passes to the mouth of
the Ohio. Other Mississippi appropria?
tions are ?
One million dollar? for improvements
from the mouth of the Ohio to tho
mouth of the Missouri to Minneapolis
and 11X5 000 from St I'aul to idlanaapolhl
For voik on the Missouri River 12 Mj 000
is provided. S? 'JO0 000 to he expended
from Kaneas City to the mouth of the
river. ffSO.000 from Kansas '"ity to Sioux
City and I' tf from Sioux City to
Fort Benton.
Improvements to the Black Warrior.
Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers in
Alabama < al! for HJsVJM
Million for Hudson.
One million dollars is provided for
improvemen' - of the Hudson River and
improvements about the city of New
The deepening of the Delaware River
from Philadelphia to the sea call* for
an appropriation of SI 750 000
The general scheme for improving
the Ohio River is provided for with an
appropriation of SI WO WO for locks and
dams, wrh a continuing contract ap?
propriation of aVJM 000 and Vi for
open channel work.
Among important appropriations in
the bill by States are the following:
Virginia - Norfolk harbor approa- ti?
es, channels te Norfolk and Thimble
Shoals. ?165 500 channels at Hospital
Point, in eastern, southern and wes'ern
branches Eilzabe'h River and to New?
port News. 140 Own. James River. $" 00'
inland waterway from Norfolk to
Beaufort, N. C. SeUe.OOH.
North Carolina ? Cape Fear River,
helow Wilmington. gUMMO
South Carolina? Charleston Harbor.
n-31-). Winytih Bay. ?1 JO 000 Santee.
Watcree and Conrar?. Rivers and
Esfberv-lie Minim-Creek Canal, $60 000.
Tennessee?-Tennessee River, above
Chattanooga. $510.000: between Chatta?
nooga and Browns Iflar.d. J >'? be?
tween Florence and Riverton, S100 000:
below Riverton. $110 000
The hill also provides $250.000 for
examinations surveys and contingencies
o: rtvOT and harbor improvements.
Sums tiiven to South.
The smaller appropriations for im?
provement* m the Southern States are
as follows .
Virginia?Mattaponi arid Pamunkey
Rivers and Otcoquan Creek. $15 000:
Onancock River $1.000; Pagan River.
$1 000: Cpper Ma/ bodoc Creek. $3 200;
Rappabannock River. $*S.O0".
North Carolina?Beaufort harbor.
$5 000. Beaufort In'.et $10 100: Moore
head City harbor $-'.?0O: Bay River.
$1.000. Fishing Creek $1.500: Neuse and
Trent Rivers. $12 000. New River and
waterways to Beaufort. $5.000: North?
east. Black and Cape Fear Rivers
lU.'tOO: Bwtfl Creek. $500 Waicarnaw
River. North Carolina and South
Caro-lina. $V? one Shallot'e River. P.M.;
Core sound $20 '"00 South River, above
Aurora. $->.0Or'
South Carolina?drear Peedee
River. $15.000 inland wa'erwars be
iContin'jed on Second Page I
That Is Indicated as Part
of Tariff Revision
Representatives of Interests in
Virginia and North Carolina
Appear Before Committee
and Argue for Retention of
Present Schedule?Silks
Also to Be Free.
Washington, January IS.? Free rough
and dressed himher. hewn and squared
timber, shingles, laths and fence posta.
: retention of approximately the present
high tariff on the higher grades of silk
and reduction* in the cheaper silks used
by the common people and a penalizing,
drastic tariff bar to shut out dyna?
mited ' ailk. were indicated to-day aa
parts of the expected Democratic
revision program.
The House Committee on Ways and
Means devoted the day to hearings on
wood and silk sehoduloe of the tariff
law and when the testimony and exam?
inations were closed the sentiment |
lavored the inclusion of these provi-1
sions. possibly together with free meats,
ha the tentative plan the committee
will frame to submit to the extra session
I of Congress.
Plea for Present Rate?.
The burden of the testimony on toe
wood schedule was a plea tor the pre?
servation Of the present rate? Silk,
involving immense interests, presented
a complexity of technicalities greater
than in any of the other thirteen
schedules of the tariff law.
"Silks." according to Horace B.
Cheney, of South Manchester. Conn.,
aa spokesman for the silk manufacturers i
of the country, "depend upon fashion ;
if women want anything they'll pay
the amount they have to get it."
Women always want something that j
looks fancy." said C A. Strpuli. of New I
York, waving aloft a hat lining, while ?
?oimng -vlth Samuel Kndei. another'
importer. :n protest against the present
tariff on velvets, ribbons and other1
"Silks are a luxury, that is most |
silks commented Chairman L'nder- j
wood, of the committee.
Mr 1'nderwood outlined his view
in whi' h l.e represents the Democratic i
majority of the committee that will j
frame the new schedule.
"We want to get a large amount of
revenue on luxuries." said Mr. Under?
wood, so that we can pot a legs tax
on the neceseltiee of life. Where there is
a large percentage of imports, we don t
want to cut the rates. We arc desirous,
however, of cutting the rates where
there is no competition and no revenue
Samuel Kndel and F. F. Kip. oe
Bridgeport. Conn . who said he waf
agent of the largest manufacturer in
his line in the worid disagreed ae to
European true: machinations
Knows Of No Rebating.
"1 have bought velvets supposed to
have come from one of the members of
the so-called syndicate and have never
received any rebate." said Mr. Kndel
who added that he didn t know of the
real existence of such a trust that gave
rebates to importers
Representatives Hill of Connecticut,
gave name- of firms that, he said, fix
concurrent prices, distribute territory
and give 10 per cent, rebates to import- ,
. era here.
Mr. Kip said he knew there was aj
syndicate of velvet manufacturers in
France that imposes contracts binding
buyers for a three year period and al?
lowing rebates of 10 per cent, which are
denied where a buyer deals with any
one oii'side of the trust and that this
tombination comprises 80 per cen'. of
the silk velvet manu fact urers of France.
Oerrnany and England.
Chairman Cndcrwood. in declaring
his view that all "dynamited ? or over?
weighted silks. oeejgtttBttng a l&rge class,
of import traffic, were a fraud upon the
public, told of an umbrella that he had
(Continued on Second Page ?
He Will Pick His Counselors
From Those Who Are in
Keeping With Spirit That
Made His Election Possible.
Trenton. V r . '?nuarr It-- (Jov?
e-no- Wilson for whom the major:*-, of
; h? H-a'ew in the I pn>i in d?r off. iallv
? as' 'heir electoral ro'et for fh* preei
d?n' y proclaimed in a speech to the
N>w '?"??v presidential electors ths*
' he tn'f-preted his election as the di*
fin' t riprsumn of the prom"iv?
I impulses of the country.
' T shall no* he actin? as * parUear
when I pick out pe,.?ree"i ??-?? an<l on!v
proerrees-res to sld me. the i inv?rnor
said in annlvrtng the spirt* that he
seid hsd p'odin-ed his fWmn The
Ctoverrio- peedtcfed no division in *he
eounsels of *tie Democratic psrtr. bn*
foresMW ?oMda.'-itv
Yielding AH Alone tine
"Theee Democrats " he sale] "who :
hitherto have been slow to align there
selves with 'he p*. ?-e?etve banner of
the party are r Ter\ where yielding The
b:i?ine?? men of the rmmtry, too. are
swinging a-ound to an unselfish and
broader new of their dutt?e to the
The speech WS? delivered e? a
luncheon given t he electors bv the flefn
ocratie Mtafe l'oiiiiiii'te> l*ir* before
i'c ,.ff), tel hallo' was cast. It was the
laet frovernor A'iIsoi is *r hedtiled to
make before hi* ttoi'igijrai ion
? I feel that it would be unbe< omtng
in me he said, to make a spoerh m
d?v in other tone than that of a man!
who believes that he If speaking fr - the I
men with whom he Is easi-dated Some
men have boon alow tn olieeJ ?e bu* the
r ,a nrtt v of tie have seen t hat the people
of the I'fitted Htstew have taken a
dePnlte r hire* f happen to be one of
MARftt MM < ?UM* *l
v.. Odessa. Hehtte sag Pees? rets
fee* eh sap retes sad ttsrnuab Pullman
_ enaOatasae '? 90T*TlfKK*V hatl
T. Cat! or peeae tft, rte%et Office, en
M?t? ?t. eUchraoad Va. aUdfeoe ra?
the instruments through whom th??
choice is expressed hut I am for the
lime, and that choice is for the long
future. The people of the I'ni'fd
States have turned their faces In a ,
deftntt* direction and any party, any
man who doea not go with them in
'hat direction they will reject, and they
ought to rejei ?.
Starred Honor Iniolted.
"'Therefore in looking forward to
the responsihilitles that 1 am ahou' to
aesutne I feel first last and all the time,
fhst I am a''i'ig n a representative
capacity. I am hidden to interpret as
well as I can the purposes of the people
of the I'nt'ed Stales and to act. s.. far.
as my < hoi>~e de?? : mines the ac'.ioti
only through the instrumental'';.- of
persons who also ri preset,' -hat i I
T have no liberty in the matter. 1 hav
given bonds, my sacred horot Is ir
volved and nothing more mN be
involved Therefore I shall no* be
acting as a partisan wher: I p.
Wilson is Formally
Elected President
Washington. Janaart It. Elec?
tors la forn-ctgb' eshaoea met In?
da? and fnrmnlf* elected asndrns
Wilson In the are?lden?? and
Thoma- ft Marshall In ?he ilre
ares|?tene> of the I nlterf fatale?.
Returns prepared hi the elector*
.ho'en at (he poll? la?t \sirmkrr
are now on their waj hi mall te
H.-nnflnn to the President aro
teal at the *>eaate. another set rrf
laeae reteraa will he hroaght in
person by an elector rhn?en from
each atate lo he canvassed Pehruan
t In Join' ?e??lon of the Hen ate and
the Hoti?e when Oeiernnr ai.ni
fnrmajl> will be proclaimed Prest.
In two of the aiate?. I tan aad
termnni. four ?ote? each were east
?or President Tafl for President
aad Mehnle? Murr?, Roller for
t lre-Pre?ldrn?. the lailer having
beea aeaied hi the Repuotfraa Na?
tional Com mit tee tn swereed the
late James a. Sherman on the Re?
public aa nVnket.
p-ogrrssi-.-cs and only progressive*. I
?hall by acting a? a rep:c?-r taMve of
tho people of this great country and
therefore, tt is a matter of supreme
pleasure to me 'o find in every direction
?v* I turn about from or>? gro ii> of men
to another, that men * minds and men s
inn* ii'ii e? and men ? purposes are
viotrtitig ro that great impulse that now
?tavea the ?hole people of the United
Foresees >o Divisions.
' 1 do not foresee any serf one divieione
of ? oii:i?e! in the Democratic party aa
a national body On the contrary I
fjr>d 1 rerv evidrnce of solidarity. I see
every evidence that men who have not
hitherto yielded their argument to the
movemer? of the age are now about
to vield the)- argument. T will not, say
their will They da not aaaaa to be
.; uodei compulsion - thev are
beginning to vie'd their argument to
the common judgment of the nation
Heea;-e | fr I :r, -tls. us?lng q;.cf'lcn?
of business ?ontrary to the impression
which prevails in some editorial rooms.
? that in speaking to men of husir.ee?
I am speaking to rnen whose vision is
swing ng around to toe path which the
natio-i has marked out for Iteelf.
"TM? nation la full of honorable
men who have been engaged in doing
business in a war in whs h they
though' 'he ? wr?r pe-miifed to do
both bv their coa?s-ien.-e arid the '..-?-.
rto he hs\e had their eye* ( I need
? -s fh-n Jedgc* the. have had 'hei
energies So ^haol'iielv ahworbed in the
under' a1? ing? with which they were in
due^neltv oenMBed that they have not
until :he nntmn spoke aloud raised
their ei . ? ? then hook* a'.d pa
pera and eeen how the things they
were dotng ?"o.id related to lbe fortune*
of mankfnd
"Vow Ihev are beginning to see
these -eietionshtpa. ?nd ea they eea the
? < 1? ? ion.nip* thev arr beginning to
feel the eef reshmeii' of na eil who look
' ontinued on Second Page
Thra> feet. eaUr trete? aha Partar Cera
odtna ps?'ieee. ,n the heart er Norfolk
a o
? at a. M . ? ?
Found Guilty at Bar of Senate
Great Saving Contemplated by
Reorganization of Cus?
toms Service.
Naval Offices, Relics of Col?
onial Days, Will Be
Washington. January 13 ?The Treas?
ury Depart ruc-nt s tentative plan tor
the reorganization of the customs eer
vice. it was learned to-day. contem?
plates the abolition of ail customs naval
officers and surveyors of customs, con?
fining the port administration to col?
lectors and deputy colleotors.
It also is the department's indention
to deprive the collectors at ports along
the Great Lakes and the Canadian
border of their present perquisites for
the sale of manifest Planks and to tu:n
this revenue into tho treasury. At
some of the emallcst ports where the
sale of the collector is only $2 500 fees
irom the sale of manifests are believed
by officials to raise the compensation
to a lame amount, even $15,000 or $20,000
in some instances. At New York and a;
all actual seaports the collector, years
ago. lust the returns from the sale of
When formT President Chester A.
Arthur was collector at New York. he.
like others, was paid on a commission
and fee basis and his compensation is
said to have reached over $100,000 a
year. This situation drew the attention
of Congress and all "seaports" were
placed on a strictly salary basis. Thev.
howo?-er have never been extended to
'uttie !?ak- and I'.madian border ports
Passing of Historie Offices.
The abolition of the naval offices will
mark the pasmng of one of the most
historic characters in tho service of the
Cni'ed S'ates He is a relic of the
colonial days. When America was part
of the British Umpire a local man w?.s
appointed ae a collector of customs at,
the various ports and the King of Kng
land sen* over a naval ofTn-er as his
persona' representative to check up the
operations of 'be colle. tor. The posi
turn -hue bad Its beginning and the
duties of the naval officers has grown
until t'easurr officials claim tha* he
amounts to a se< end collector. These
?even ports hare naval officers, New
York. Postot:. Philadelphia. Baltimore.
Chtcaco. No-v Orleans and San Vran
r>er->. The saiar-. a* New York 's $?
?00 and at- the t,-hers $* eon
In tedntfng the existing 1? customs
districts >o less than fifty, the Trees
ii". I ?epaitment s plan provides for
pla-:ng ca'h distrie* in ehe'ge of a
collector and each port in charge of a I
depute collector. No extWing port
wtlT t>e abolished ?nd man? sub-port*
will be made ports. Th*ve is keen
rivalry for the heedeosrters of each
district, which will be the office of the,
, , :?tet Th? Trss'u-T officials main
tato this to-s'ion meane M'tle er
pot hing
|H Netr Vork State th? existing fen
.< t? ?-|,| be redw ed t.i four, with
;e,duuarters a? New Yon Qgy, Ruf
faP- RooOestei .. ? I i igdenshurg. Th?
fsta-e of Ohio end Frfe county Pa .
will constitute i.rin rtietrtot wtth t'leve
land as heedf lerterf? ''tncinnatl Is
strongiv liimnrin? for the location of
1 the collector.
Newport \ew*? Favored.
Nothing is known about the details
of Athei rtorto. F V4. Hatwtead , hief
of the . uetome divtelon. returned m
W .*?? r:gt-?n to-dar from Vorfnlk and
\#spofi "slews -here he in-.-es-ic < - r I
the . ISIfOS ?f '>!??" ? |t|S> 'o the he .
ouarters o' the Virginia customs d|s
woil rise will submit brtefs
before Mr. Hals lead makes his report
to Oerretsrv MaoVefagh Th? Trees
err Depart mete* hod intended making
Newport News too office of the col?
lector, heraus* more merrhandate $a
toaoawOad taare thee, ot Moetoic,
House Does Not Approve Put?
ting Postmasters Under
Civil Service.
Amendment Will Be Storm
Centre When Bill Is Re?
ported To-Day.
Washington. January 13?An amend?
ment to the post-office appropriation!
bill to annul executive orders placing;
; assistant postmasters and clerks in
, flrst-class oflices and all fourth-class ;
postmasters under the classified ?er-1
vice was adopted to-day by tho House. |
sitting as a committee of the whole. '
The vote was 49 to 18. all Republicans
refraining from voting and many Demo?
crats absenting themselves from the j
chamber. Republican leaders had quiet- \
i ly cautioned the members on th?ir side |
to let the Democrats settlo the matter
among themselves.
This amendment will be a storm oen
, tre when the appropriation bill is re
; ported to the House from the com
! mittee of the whole probably to-mor
: row. Many Democrats oppose it. but
Representative Cullop. of Indiana,
who offered the amendment, and others
denounce President Tafts executive
order a* a partisan action to perpetu
' ate in office Republicans appointed
under the "spoils system."
Another amendment offered caused
: a lively discussion. RepresentaUve,
Jackson, of Kansas. Republican, pro?
posed to bar from the mail in "dry"
territory letters, pamphlets newspapers i
and periodicals carrying liquor adver- ]
tisemen's and to bar all such matter!
I advertising for sale stocks or bond- of '
corporations unless favorably passed ;
upon by the Postmaster General. The
amendment was lost, 33 to J7, after a
debato led by Representative Tackson
and Representative Unbsnn, of Alaba?
ma, supporting the measure, and Re-,
presentafive Moon, of Tennessee, chairj'
man of the committee, opposing.
Speaking to a point o! order against ?
the amendment Representative Moon
said be hoped "he point iteelf would
be discussed and "not a lot of prohibi?
tion rot " Representative .lackson de
, nounced this language as ' cowardly
and iingeni lemanly Representative
Moon replied that he would "give tho!
gentleman the opportunity af any time|
? he might desire f<? repeat hia < harge |
niitsid" ' and declared that Kansas and
the nation were to be congratulated
' upon the recent defeat of Mr. Jackson. I
Onre Famous Rider for Kerne. Now
Coevteted Thief.
New York. January O?Orover
Cleveland Fuller, a jockey who made
%'? **> ' ?- '?? K een? a - -1 t - ??
for himself in one season ten years
ago. pleaded guilty to-day to having
stolen a pocket book containing a
few pemnJoa from an acquaintance rn
an np'tiwn saloon. He was rernar.de i
for sentence Fridav. Fuller said he had
no* been doing anything lately e i
< mpi ' d'irtirg
Offl. lal Rsuaiate? piece < altfornla l/e?a
aa That Pigare.
Han ? rartclero. .faauary U-?Aa thai
result of the res-ent cold wave. <~ali-1
for rue fruit growers will lose ?1? f?> a
shlppswa win lose t? "W oa> and the South-1
en Part?.-. Saata Fn. and Salt Lehe
More order* may y*? be <-aa
Onla a amall r-oreiinof'h? frwtt aa ?
hajaaaa. ban grwet and tu? damage to,
> o..ng and ?natur-d tree* hi
loaaaa doe to front damage te
Judge Archbald, of Com?
merce Court, Convicted
by Senate.
After Service of Twenty-Nino
Years on Bench, He Is De?
clared to Have Committed
?'High Crimes and Misde?
meanors," and Is Forever
Disqualified From Holding
Position of Public Honor or
Trust?Vote of Senate Is
OverwhelminglyAgainst Him.
He Receives News of His Dis?
grace Calmly, Protesting Hia
Innocence, and Prepares to
Leave for Home.
Washington, January 13.? Robert
W. Archbald. of Scranton, Pa., for
twentj-ninc > ear's an occupant of Ju?
dicial po Itlons upon the Pennsylvania
State bench, the Federal District
bench aad the United States Com?
merce Court, today wa.H adjudged
guilty by the United States Senate of
"high crimes and misdemeanors.** was
stripped of his office and forever dis?
qualified from holding positions of
public honor or public trust.
The conviction and judgment came
at tho conclusion of the Impeachment
trial that has been pending in the
Senate since last summer on charge*
that fudge Archbald had been guilty
of misconduct and misbehavior as a
judge and that he bad corruptly Used
his judicial power to further the pri
vate Interests of himself and bis
friends, in the acquisition of coal land
properties in Pennsylvania
Upon five of the thirteen separate
charges brought against, him by the
House of Representatives, Judge Arch
bald was found guilty. Upon the
I other eight the Senate voted him not
j guilty, the majority in some cases being
I against hire, but failing of tho two
: thirds necessary for conviction. Anr
i one of the five verdicts of guilty was
enough to bring about the punishment
imposed upon him.
End a Long Struggle.
The end of the long-fought struggle
in the Senate came early in the after?
noon, when the vote was taken on t.rjo
first article of impeachment. With
gallery doors locked to prevent tho
movement of spectators, ajjd an unac
I customed hush prevailing throughout
the chamber, sisty-cight Senators rose
I in their places as their names were
called and pronounced the word
guilty" in almost inaudible tones.
Tho vote on the first charge, that
[Judge Archbald had corruptly influ?
enced officials of the Knc Railroad to
sell him the Katydid culm dump at
Scranton. resulted in his conviction
by a voto of 88 to S. .Nineteen Senators
were absent or not voting.
In a little committee room off the
' gallery floor, behind a guarded door,
?fudge Archbald. his wife and his son.
Hugh, sat throughout the afternoon
as the Senate voted upon the charges
', against him. The news of the first,
vote of conviction was carried to htm
by his son from tbe gallery. After
sentence had been imposed upon him
Judge Archbald and his family left tho
Capitol, to go at once to the family
home at Scranton.
" I have always known tha* I have
done no wrong and the vote of no one
j makes It otherwise. was his only
comment upon the Senates action.
Baron Imposes Sentence.
Sentence was imposed by Senator
Bacon of Georgia, the presiding officer,
after tbe Senate had. by a rote of St
to IS. upheld a resolution offered by
Senator O Gorman, of New York.
I authorising the full penalty, provided
i by the Constitution.
?'The Senate, therefore, do order and
'decree.'' said Senator Bacon, and it
is hereby adjudged that the respondent
Robert W. Archbald. circuit judge for
the United States tor Third Judicial
Circuit, and designated to serve in thei
Commerce Court, be and he is be-cby
removed from office and that be b*
and hereby is forever disqualified to
hold .ind enjoy anv officv of honor,
trust or profit under the United states."
The sentence of the S.im? became
operative at once, and direi tions were
given that the President and ?."? Hour**
of Representative* be notified of the
verdict and the, punishment imposed].
Of the ten men who ha.- neen im?
peached before the berate sine? | he
organisation of the *-overnmrnf. Judga
Archbald is the third to be tonvictarl
I and tbe only ??n?- c?n?ict.-d who ap
! peared to make a personal d?f?
against, charges.
Voting on the charges began aa
I as the impeachment court had
i reorganised at 1 o'clock. On each of tho
' artsclee. Seaesor Bacon, after the eecre
1 tary had read the charge to the tteasTehV.
put the formal question- Betaahaoa,
{ how *a> - on. is the respondent Robert
j W. Archbald guilt - or not guilty, aa
I charged in this artieloF"
son f>eepl> Affected.
A? the roll call proceeded.
"gudtv' came from ail parts of
> chamber, fach Senator, under
I roee tn his seat end gave his verdict. bat
I notwr.hs* sndt-uc the stlet-oe that p-e
| veered three******"** 'h*> chamber, maratw
had to be asked 'o -.pent *hetr rn's? to
c 4 e their replies audiable to MOjt
. -ry. Rob- W %- h^aid. .Tr..
who sa* wi*h hie fa'be- .... if,.ei on the
'loor of the Jtena'e .\h.Mt.l rrwet *MB'
? ng aa H became apparent t h" ? * ? vote
was overwhelmingly for cotiv-. ? ,n
Tha ?rst artVle charged *h*-. i
Archbald had goeis. to oSVlais af
Erie mattroad. while tha* road bed" ataaJh
pending li
?orruptly laflasmoed them ? ? agree ff?
give htei a favorable opften oa sjhe
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