Washington Post, January 20, 1906

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January 20, 1906

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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1906, Washington, District Of Columbia THE WASHINGTON POST: SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1906. Fatal Accident on Brooklyn Elevated Railway. SWITCH LEFT UNGUARDED One Passenger Killed and Twelve Other Persons Injured. When Car Left Tracks It Plunged Head- first Into Vacant Lot, Struck Huge Bowlder, and Collapsed Into a Mass of C. Wilson, a Real Estate Dealer, Was Found Buried in the Under Arrest. Xtw Jan IS middle coach of a. thtee-oar tram on the Cj Hills branch of the Brooklvn Transit Company was derailed to- i t an uncontrolled switch, and pluncff.d thlrtj feet from the overhead fatruc tu'-a to a vacant lot. 'I hi ior-naiJ end of the cai struck a rowldti and was srollt from end to ei result fitallv Is Stmu 1 Kostnthal P jlif P ai t I'ullen reported to-night that 'mmcdiateU the accident em- LS ol nr- compxn> requested m to burn tne wrecked car '1 hi- hv i pon the structure to got e i It i t to the condition of the s Cullen he was sur- train, was arrested. He said he- thought the switph was closed. The tow- erman who had charge of- the could not be found abortly after the ac- cident. LOST VOTES BY CAEELESSNESS. Hew York Grand Jury Fails to Find Se- rious Frauds. New York, Jan. there were hundreds of cases of carelessness which deprived citizens of their votes at the last election In New York, but which were not necessarily criminal, was the gist of the report made to-day by the special grand jury which was drawn recently to inves- tigate election frauds. State Attorney General Mayer laid bej fore the jury about cases of alleged fraud. It found comparatively few indict- ments, out upon its discharge to-day is- sued a report containing" many facts gleaned during its investigation, and sug- frpstintr recommendations for changes In the election laws wnich it requested be presented to the legislature. "I he jury found that there were more than COO errors in certified copies of elec- tion canvasses alone The jury asked that inquiry be made Into the value and ef- ficiency of otmg machines REJECT REFORM OVERTURE WITNESS DID HOT FAY Influence of Town Topics Failed to Impress Him. ALSO REFUSED MANN A LOAF Unpleasant Paragraphs Followed About Millionaire and His Had Another Hard Day Under the Searching Cross-examination of Attor- ney Amused Crowd. Committee of Twenty-five Will Not Help Out Organization. tsetl ID flames burst from the wreck- Philadelphia Republican City Committee, They Declare, Is the Product of Snap Primaries. -_ Philadelphia, Jan. 19 a long con- ference the committee of twenty-five men nrvited by the Republican city committee to confei with that body on Monday nej t to revise the rules of the Republican party in Philadelphia decided to-day not to participate in the proposed revision The members of the committee of twen- ty-five are prominently identified with the City Party and the Lincoln party, and several of them are members of Mayor Weaver's advisory board, which the may- or created last year to assist him in carry- ing out municipal reform measures Former Postmaster General Charles Emery Smith presided at the conference Before going into executive session, other men who are leaders in the reform move- ment were invited to express their "views on the proposition of the Republican city committee All of them were opposed to the acceptance of the invitation After the committee of twemv-fiv-> had decided to decline the invitation, a sub- committee of seven, of which ilr Smith 1 ho hre department was called, but was chairman> was appointed to a lemnants of the car were practically j replv Tlie committee in its declinat o t s that the Republican ntj committop -Joes not come to the independents x with a Just title that it is the creatuie >f snap primaries, and that what the people want is not merely a revision of the rules, but a revision of the personnel repl> before the coroner reached 1 ne tuculeut sv as almost a repetition of the tlewited ra.ilroarl vvieck at Ninth ave- nue and Fift> third street, Manhattan. summer when several persons lost i also calls attention to the fact the then lives Switch Had Been Opened. It occurred at a double-track swltcn le to the Beach diMsJon ol tii-- P roklvn elevated This branch is lot ustd in vviritei, and the switch ordi- nal 1> is To-daj, however, 3 paiti of railroad officials were to make -I tup in a. special tiam ov ei this division legislature, now in extra session, up the question of reform prim TV olcc- tions, apvis'on would be made in the. dark that guide KNOXVILLE CONTEST WARM. 01 thf and a switchman was sent to 1 it Die itUi in ordei Thinking the fcv.it 1 was conti oiled by a tower, the cmrku It is said 'eTioved the spike. 1 it pi ess liitls train was the first to on t ilons Tiie first cai got by all t the was jostled open and t m luatant the middle car went Ilv- on to the uive Derailment and the crish to the vacant lot below followed. L.eo jje Duivea. the motorman of the LICENSED TO MAJRRY. Three Tickets in the Field and Party Lines Almost Obliterated. Special to Tlie Washlnfrton Post Knoxville, Tenn Jan 19 hottest municipal carrroalgn in years ended to- night Three tickets are in the field, and not ei en the most careful forecasters are able to figure out Who will win In addi- tion to the regular Democratic ticket, headtd by Charles H Brown for mayor, an independent labor ticket, headed by ex-Mayor S G Ileiskell, and the Citi- zens' Reform ticket, headed by B M Rose, are In the fltld, and the PN- wption of one man on the reform ticket, Ni.nnllj and Klla Gill both o' Rich all of the candidates ate Democrats j The campaign closed to-night with big ono ot Mountain, s c, ana Ida meetings of tie three tickets, addressed ot (.aiu-nbia s c j leadiner cHizens Jo nson and Ma-> waiter Q QyM t registered, and manv been dia- covered, and already six men have been arrested and scores of otheis will be ar- APT I I FHaa.5 xltfrnoon, Januaiy I rested to-morrow should they trv to 11 I Al u> C' Vppt I oeloveJ of iotP %i i i A. ATPnte of ral hereafte1- un Mag-nolia, 1321 M -tit it northwfcsr Thursday Januarv I 11 10 3o o clock p m Caot W Ramsev I S aged cph LJO k C Olln PLAN INSURANCE REFORMS. 1 s O l O! tl C. Ill t ook streets tig-ation of the life insurance business, C ohlesKUl N" a conterence in this city to-day with p ni j of the insurance k a id Vlbany papers please i ments ot several States, The confer- f riTTV I 1 i ence "was called b> State Senator William iT iJf Tildas, Januarv 19, at i i It m t? jl_J r street, J E C JJ D in the seventy-fourth- 111 acr Jut i' Raleisrh X C akia v Yuk Chicago and New O I an-- p ipt rs please copy HEALTH OFFICE RECORD, Deaths. hi n 1 .il H sts r-e S" jears Ro a' ijih st nw So jea-s n i nw 65 Tnhn 1> 1 i Hospital, 45 jears f b 1 Is r st ne 1 jear Kcv Ili-ienrll 1 s Pronn's rt nu 1 year N i L l st sw 1 Mechanics pi years I ui h O irdiu uv. veari ]I c" T irln n 4th st ne SS %ears lai J j loru W ile% 3'OS 14th st nw 21 NOTICE. MarrfiRe and 'leath notices inserted In i Post will upon application appear Elm lti> neoi without extra charge for either seruoi te fgraphlng iu any or all of to it ir iroTinc iM "VS 5ORK IIMES, GLOBE BI counirR, CHIi-AOO KEOORD HERALD, PH'LADELPHIA PLBUC P1TTEBUP.O DISPATPH JOl RN'AK CR HPRALB. ST KCPLBLJC POST sTANDAPD. ST PAl L M1NNCA.POLIS TRIBINE. PlxAlN DEALEB, Aimstrong, chairman of the legisla- tive committee, and was held to penult an interchange of opinions regarding the Insurance laws ne-cessar> to be enacted m this State because of the revelations of the investigation When the conference adjourned, Sen- ator Armstrong said "The conference is being held purely for the exchange of ideas I don't care to say what the line ot questioning is It is not lor the public to know It was reported to be the intention of the insurance commissioners to urge the members of the New "i ork State eom- irittee to draft a report to the State leg- islature which will a iilan formu- lated b> the commissioners to bring about a national movement for a bona fide mutuallzation of the larger insur- ance companies WESTERN CARDS'REJECTED. Special to The Washington Post New Tork, Jan. a brief ten Oliver H. P. Belmont Inter- rupted the examination -of OoU William E> Mann, owner of Towp Topics, to tes- tify to-day for Normaft Hapgood, editor of Colliers' Weekly, after an interview with Mrs. Burton, of Philadel- phia, that he had another sensatioi to spring in the case before the trial was over, 'but he would not indicate its na- ture. RUSSIANS ARE COWED Anniversary of "Red Sunday" Will Be Pacific. GONFEDERATESHONORGH1EF Lee Camp, of Alexandria, Holds Its Annual Reunion. Champ Clark Pays High Tribute to the Integrity of Stonewall Jackson. United Mine Workers to Recog- nize Rival Organization. Indianapolis, Jnd, Jan con- vention of the United Mine Workers otf America lo-day -continued consideration of resolutions. One of the most impor- tant taken up was a resolution favorang the acceptance of transfer cards from the Federation of Miners in liea of an initiation fee. President Mitchell made a speech, re- senting the charge there was 111-feeling between the officers of the two bodies. The resolution -nras defeated by a decisive UNDERTAKERS. W. R. SPEARE, Undertaker and Embalmer. 940 F Street N. W. ttg strictly first clasa on tbe most reason. terms 4280 AND 4iSl vote The race question was op a few in the discussion of a resolution provid- ing- that local unions -with large mtember- ships, Where there are 100 or more colored members, shall be entitled to send one colored delegate, and ir Che vote in the local union is to the majority that j they cannot deTbar the colored members' representation. Some mmojr changes were made in the CSS J WILLIA.M LEE, Funeral Director t __ e. Main av R. F. HARVEY'S SONS, FUNERAL AND NW Strictly fl st rlars at moderate Commodious C'lapel North S71. JOHNlR. WRIGHT CoT fvrfril and Knibelirere Livery in edn. strtlon Use of chapel on premises. 1337 Tenth T leph ne Noith 47 Open and night. GEORGE P. ZURHORSTi ENDERTAKER AND EMBALS.1BR fmrlou. JW Capitol n. TMmtaMi But The convention voted for the re- lief of the families Of the -victims of the Paint Creek, W. Va., colliery disaster. Higginp Party in Wisconsin. Sparta, WiS., Jan. Frank Hig-- gins, of New Tork, and Mrs and partv of eighteen arrived here to-day with the body of A. R. Noble, mother of Mrs. Hlgrgins. Mrs. Noble, who is a pioneer of Wisconsin, died while on a visit to.her daughter a-t Olean, N. Y., and h.W body was broug-ht home for interment. Manager of Bank Note Company Says Bonds Were Illegal, Now -iork, Jan The trial of Cliailes Augustus Seton, charged with grand lar- ceny in connection with the flotation of -worth of bonds of the Houston, Galveston and Interurban Railway, was continued to-day Harry Thomas, manager of the Hamil- ton Bank Note Company, was a witness for the prosecution. It is charged that Thomas had a charge of entered on the company's books against Seton's name for the printing of bonds, which ac- tually cost Seton Three thousand shares were printed for this price. A let- ter was introduced in evidence to show that after Seton's arrest he wrote to Thomas asking him when he appeared before the grand Jury to garble the facts and to fail to remember certain important matters In the investigation. The witness said that the testimony he gave in the Police Court was untrue in j many particulars He said that he had been paid by Seton to print these certili- cates m an illegal -nay At this point the trial was adjourned until next Mon- WASHINGTON POST BUREAU, 621 King Street, Alexandria. Va The anmversarv cxf the birth of Gen. Robert E Lee was only partially observ- ed as a holiday in Alexandria. The pri- vate aind public schools, the ibanks and some of the State and city offices were closed for the day, but generally business waS not interrupted. At night Lee Camp of Confederate "Vet- erans carried out a locng-estalblistaed cus- tom and iheld a reunion, followed toy a subscription banquet, at itne camp iiall, on Prince street. The lad'tes of the several auxiliary societies to the camp prepared the banquet and also acted as waitresses The fiall was prettily de'corated with Con- federate and United States flags, and the tafoles presented an attractive appear- ance The pnmc-ipal speakers were Senator J. S. C Blackburn, of Kentucky, and Rep- resentative TJhamp Clark, of Missouri The former responded to the toast, "Gen R E. Most Stainless of Com- manders, and. Except in Fortune, the anff 'the latter to the toast, "Gen T J. There Is Jack- son, Standing Like a Stonewall These distinguished orators were inter- rupted ait frequent intervals by applause, in which both the Confederate veterans and their erstwhile foes, several of whom attend these functions regularly, joined wiith enthusiasm. Representative Clark's speech -was par- ticularly lin'teresbing In reviewing the history of Jackson, he saiid. "He wajs considered on aill hands a. de- cidedly Blow ooach while teaching majtlhe- mattcs at Lexdngrton, Va. Even his friends thought, wihem ihe was appointed colonel of ithait toe wais assuming respoosl- bSWties for wihio.1 toe iwas too weak, and tliait he wais about ias near ithe top of t'he military ladder as Ihe was likely to climb. When he was placed In charge of Harpers Ifierry there was almost universal objec- tion ion itshe ground of tuts supposed unfit- ness. "Such was itne diismal beginning tut tlie miost brillilarnt miilitaiy career of modern times The first opportunity ithait immense stock of Men's Winter Suits and Overcoats is rapidly melting- awaj It is clearing- we are determined to dispose of every btitch of clothing- in the neccssars policy a house which maintains fresh, brand-new lines each season 4 If you have the slightest need for a Suit or Overcoat, this is your greatest buying- opportunity. Come to-day and make the most of it. Men's Siiits, Regular Prices, and A splendid collection of Men s Stvhsh Suits, including plain and fancv cheviots plain twill, and fancy in j, wide range of this t.ea- faon's most favored stvles and Single and double breasted model'- of the cut tailored in a manner that proclaims their superiority, lined with Venetian or berge all with deep vents Regular and values for fTjO Men's Overcoats, 88.75 Regular Prices, to Another lot of Men s High-class Overcoats, mcjuding all-wool Meltons (raw edge and turned-m in black and Oxfoid- all-wool Kersejt. lain y-strlped fabrics, and novelty overplaids, in tnree-quarter length and the 52-inch belted models Lined wltn Venetian or serge, some with wool cloth lnung that makes them very warm and! desirable All these garments are finished in suoenor manner bi and are spick-span- new styles designed for this season. Third Floor. Men's Suits, Regular Prices, to Tn this lot are the finest examples of ready-to-wear clothlnsr produced Choice Is offered of the widest pos- sible range of popular fabrics and styles, including black Worsteds for dre.ss wear, black fa-icy English Worsteds, f ilk-mixed Worsteds, in diag- onal stripes, the smartest and dressy plain and overplaid grjuvs, and miiiy other exclusive effects. Thrte-button semi-straight front sack and broad lapel double-breasted models, tailored with center or side vents All regulai sizes and "stouts" up to 46 chest meas- urement in the, lot. Men's Overcoats, Regular Prices, to In this lot are grouped all the fm11 aif mntl tai- lored and in s bnii'test in- cluding Box C'oitfa single and tourist Di PSS ercoats, lined tnrousrhout m the prevailing 44-inch length, also Btlted I'oats othei Materials irclude imoortod English icun Rough in Oxfoid and black Vv onrt 1 Overcoatings as well as the fashionable rain-proof covert cloths Women's and Shoes, The necessity for quickly reducing- winter stocks is the reason for this sale '1 o clear out all the winter lines of Women's Shoes, which sold at and 50, we have marked them to a pair. Choice1 is offered of the season's leading including- calf, kid, and patent colt, in all the most favored models; but- ton, blucher, and lace stjles. All sizes and widths Mind is not a lot of old stvlcs or undesirable qualities but our own splendid stork of crick 11 season at and a pair. Isow finally reduced to IM. Men's and Shoes at Unreserved choice pair of Men's Shoes in the stock which sold at the above the very cream of this sea- son's high-grade productions Eighteen kid. dull calf, and patent colt; hand-welt soles, including- the latest "Stag lasts. 811.75 Tourist Coats, S5-98 A very remarkable offering of fifty Women's Long Tourist Coats, made in loose back) style, with velvet collar and patch pocket. Latest mannish garment to be worn on almost any occasion. Material is a gray Twe'ed, of a weight that requires no lining. We got all the manufac- turer paid such a low spot-cash price that we can offer you this big bargain. GEN. BARTOLOME MITRE DEAD. Former President of Argentina and a Distinguished Soldier. Buenos Ayies, Argentina, Jan 19 -Gen Bartolome Mitre, former President ot the Argentine Republic, died to-daj Gen Mitie was eighty-three %oR.iy old He was President from 1867 to 1--71, jnd general-in-chief of the army of Bra'! Argentina, and Uruguay in the thrte years' war w th Paraguay. He gained considerable distmctiOi in liteiature, his work including a transla- tion in Spanish of Dante's Comedy ENDOWS ACADEMY OF SCIENCE. Davenport, Iowa, Man Bequeathed ooo to Home Institution. Jan 19 the terms of the will of W. C Pmtnam, opened here yesterday; the Davenport Academy of Science becomes prospectively one of the most richly endowed institutions of Its kind In the world. Mr left an estate of With provisions for limited income to relatives, the i emainder of the i enues to be the academy and the entire estate to go to that institution at the deat'h of surviving brothers and sis- ters His art collection and llbrai y, each the most valuable private collection in the State, are left to the academy, with ision for a fireproof building un which, they aie to be instaJIed.- Mr. Putnam ha.d been a leading finan- cier and business man Davenport for years Movements of Ocean Steamers. York, Jan. 19 Neekir. from Bremen Caledonia, from Glasgow and for New York in communication by wireless telegraph -ftith l he Man-oni station at Race N F at 11 30 am, when the vessel wafc 150 miles ot thai station The Caledonia will dock about a m Monday Maine from London for New York, in communi- cation ty wireless telegraph with the torpedo sta- tion at Newport, R I to-day. No time or dis- tance Vmbria, frora Liverpool and Queenstown Tor New York, In communication bj wire-lees teleffrap1! with Sable Island, N S at 8 p m sixty allies east will dock Sunoay forenoon Philadelphia, Jan IS Noordlaild from LlTerpool for this city; passed to the Delaware hreakwstea at J2 07 o'clock this afternoon Naples, Jan l9.-vArriYefl Hamburg, from Kew York, for Genoa anp Alexandria. Sailed (January Nord America (from lor New York. Havre, Jan 19 lia Oascogne, frqm Jfew York Liverpool, Jan (January 18) Cartna- (from for Philadelphia. Ottoman, for Boston, Parisian, for Halifax and St_ Jjtui, N B Saxtinia, for Boston, via Queenstown; 'Welch- man, fop Portland >Buichester, Jan. (January IS) Cale- donian, from Bcston Hamburg, Jan. 19 (January IS) Oral Waldersee, from New York, via Dover MoviUe, Jan Parisian (from Liver- for and St. Joan. N. B Dover, Jan Deutachland (from Ham- for New York, Tia pherbours. DEATH OF REV. L. G. ATKINSON. Injuries Received in Yellowstone Park Two Years Ago Prove Fatal. Atlanta, Ga Jan 19 L, C A.I- kinson, D D president of Crammon Methodist Episcopal Theological Serni nary, of Atlanta, died here to-day, a-, d sixty-seven jears Death came as the result of mjur as sustained bj a fall in Yellowstoi .Na- tional Park two years ago, complicated by stomach troubles Dr Atkinson been engaged in educational woik foi more than twenty-seven jearb. Victoria, B C Jan 19 B lOeintn held the world's swimming- cnam- pionship, is dead in Austialia Janesville, Wis Jan 19 B Smith, president of the First Nation il died to-day. Philadelphia, Pa Jan. 19 B Converse, wife of John H Coni erse, one of the most prominent laj members of the Presbyterian Church in the United PROFESSIONAL CARDS. MRS. D.F. BAR RINGER, TOILET ARTISAN 921 F STREET N. W. Scientific Treatment of Face anrl Scalp by Electro-Vlbro Sv-tem Manicuring Hairdresulng "Medicated Poi Mjeclal appointments phone M-3899 Only la dies and children treated States died at IIPI home here to-da> Mrs uho wab about sixty car-5 of age had been 111 for some timou wonder that "Mu- nich" is the highest type of dark beer. National Capital Brewing Co. LWSPAPLRl ;