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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1908, Washington, District Of Columbia SHOP the their and by doing your mu shopping partly and easterly 3t; 34. NO. DECEMBER 18, 1908. SAILS M. 25 Will Start for Panama From Charleston on SECOND SHIP TO ESCORT Mr. Roosevelt to Work Out Further Details of the President-Elect Stops Off in This City on Way South and Takes Luncheon at White of Two ships Doe to Suggestion of- Senators That Precautions Be En- to Be Included in President-elect Taft will sail from S. on a. United State cruiser for where he will look into conditions on the Isthmus for the test time before assuming the duties uf chief A second cruiser will the one on which the is to was decided at a conference with President at the White House durins a. interruption Mr. Taft's journey from New York to The visit was at the in- sr of Mr. Mr. Taft ar- r 1 lunched with the and left Washington at p. m. The decision to have two cruisers to t-y President-elect is a certain senators on ground that there is no legal for a to tho Presidency in uf a fatality overtaking a prior his President to Plan of the Panama trip are worked out by President riiM information made known by Mr. tt is that Alfred the arid IV of will They both It nad been Mr. plan to go di- from York to Augusta by way at p. half an hour a teat ion irom changed his The had word to Mr. Taft mat desired to see him and 1] to stop off in to 1unchetfr> at tho White (i LII i On rece i v i ng t his t Mr. Tift to New York than ho had Mini Ins on the tram he met Secretary i of ana 1 with whom he spent some time i -i r rival Mr. Taft entered an went direct to tho White there at the President's Whether any sub- t her than Panama Canal was up fit the conference during and a ft m not Gen. Bell a I inn Mr Taft's stay at the White chief staff of the He remained only a short Station Mr. Taft was joined l is suns and and his G. who had come York on the p. m. who at i n panted him The party also included Mr. Taft's assistant MI have charge of the office In and a newspaper and two oC Mr. M in accompanied him to Taft and his party are rf Augusta jit o'clock this Is Dec. a stay of. in this II Tuft left at a. m. today and where hue his last of rest and i anon the duties of NO GASH Mrs. Whaley Will Send to Who Fled With N. Dec. grand- come at any tirce her and she .be but she must come without that man who lured her was the declaration of Mrs. grandmother the pretty 17- year-old girl who eloped nearly two years ago with Jere Knode then rector of St. George's Episcopal The girl is now living with him and their two children in California and In of financial as is evidenced by appeals to the Mrs. Whaley is executor of the estale of John arid guardian for her and her younger Floretta will receive about when her grandmother Mrs. Whaley has denied repeated appeals for financial and the grand- daughter ceased writing several months W. a lawyer of has communicated with the grand- urging aid for Floretta and her two he are In He was told that nothing could be done for BRIDE'S TICKET HALF Economy in Harrying a Girl Eleven Years Old in to The Washington Fort his 11-year-old H. S. Hunt left Fort Worth today for on a honeymoon The couple were married at 9tephensvllle The bridegroom is 35 years The bride traveled on a ticket whon they left on the IN OIL FIGHT TO STAY Kellogg Discusses War on Standard With NOT CANDIDATE FOE CABINET Special Attorney of Department of tice Assures Mr. Roosevelt That He Will Sec the Case Through to the and Then to Take Up His vate Law M Taft left New yesterday a in of the in order -t visit at N. a welfare con- r Mr. a member of Civic Taft interested In this feature ot She expects to join -u to complete to with Miss of the ci mil Augusta next week in the family in their Mischler will have charge of offices in Augusta during Talt s stay m the W. who ts to he secretary to the v is to have a vacation in Frank B. special attorney of the Department of and In charge of the prosecution of Standard Oil was one of the President's visitors at the White House He discussed his plans for proceeding with the which is now reaching a As the preliminary fight will begin in the at St. Loui March and tin appeal will quickly taken to thel Supreme Court of tne It la likely that Mr. will stop his work to up duties of Attorney General in the Tikt In he is understood to nave given the dent he would case through to the end and then re- sume his law Danes Plan Max of and M. C. of New president and vice of the yesterday asked President Roosevelt to give His aid In an exposition to be next year at celebrating the 700th anniversary af the foundation of that July 4 will set apart for an American at which Americans and trill The President told his visitors that he would not then be in and they had better see Mr. Taft Herbert Janvin the detective upon whose report the President's sage to a few days the Brownsville was con- ferred with the Secretary Wright also was with the and they discussed the answer that will he made to the Foraker resolution ing for all the details as to what de- and others had employed on the Adeline the Danish dancer touring with Soul was received President Roosevelt by special She has danced before many or the crowned heads and will appear privately at the White House this Evidence Is In That Thornton Hains Sought DEFENSE SCORES POINTS Two State's Witnesses Fail to the Mrs. Anils Called to but Merely to Prove Yacht Club Describes ing Denies He Heard Brother Does Hot Know What He's FREES TWO FROM PRISON North Carolina Acts In Cases of Wrongfully Accused TALESMAN A NIGHT Would-Be Juror at Union Father of a 1 Dec. 17.-Two un- surprises sprung by the State second day of the trial of tho allowed night Indicted for m- murder of Capt. Quentin re- In Ihe completion of the Jury this The State caused consternation by an affidavit charging that J. H. the tirst of the two Jurors the father of a night and been sworn into the outlaw band by rue of the now on Th son Is Charles E. and At- I rney General Caldwell declared that this son had participated in of I he midnight rides of the and would bo used as at the trial Juror Russell admitted his relation to and was excused by the over the protests of the anil Ohio Route la St and Trains leave p. and p. m. baggage and 1339 F street and 513 Penna. ave. Phone Main 1066 or 2206. White Farmer Served Ten Years and Negro Woman Many Months for Crimes Committed by Special to Washington N. Dec. 17.-Gov. Glenn pardoned a negro servant at the house of L. Banks of When house was entered by who shot and nearly killed Walker said Annie Turner admitted him to the and she was sen for but when Walker was on the he said he had lied about The supreme court had no power to re- hear the but recommended her seconded by the judge and the N. 17.-Having served 10 years of a 30-year sentence in tne State penitentiary for wag the revelation made today in the ease of A. B. a white Robeso Norton and were each charged with tiie der of and each received a 20-year Affidavits were placed i the trial bads setting forth that who died confessed that he killed the man and blame on It is understood that a pardon will be asked for the innocent dispatch to the Temps from Lisbon this the Portuguese cabinet has resigned and that King Manuel Is Ih consultation with the leaders of ail parties preparatory to the formation of a. new Day of the RnB The Boyajian collection of Persian Rugs and Carpets will be closed out at public auction at 1407 G today at 11 a. m. and 3 p. m. Great bargains may be as piece must be Rooms comfortably heated and seats Dec. A. estate testified day in the trial of Thornton J. as a principal with his Capt. Peter O. In the of William K. that the defendant had inquired as to the whereabouts of Annis shortly before the latter sailed up to the dock where he was Hains stopped talking about real estate and asked me where said pointed out then sailing toward the The shooting of It Is upon this statement of Storm that the prosecution hinges its contention that the hunted up Ann IP for the purpose of killing arid that the real estate inquiry at the yacht club was a Other important testimony was by Charles a friend of who declared that Thornton drove him back with a drawn revolver when he sought to stop the ton also drove Mrs. Irom the with his according to Points for the the defense scored some important The witnesses examined were alt of the district attorney's and for the most part were obviously bitter against tlie Martin tho of who Is supposed to driven the prisoner and his Capt. Peter C. from the train to the yacht club on the afternoon the failed identify Thornton Hains as one his fares on that a looked the courtroom hopelessly when asked if either of the two bad driven was And after looking at the prisoner and away answered Another failure to Identify the prisoner as one of the men who went to the side Yacht Club on of August 15 wag developed by a colored em- ployed by Frank He that two men came to him and asked him about real estate dealers In the of the and then one of the pair asked if the waiter knew and when he would be in. The colored could not say whether the defendant was one of the two men or Mrs. Annis a The prosecution put the widow of Annis on the Mrs. is a handsome to whom may be She was cool and and is bound to make a strong im- pression on the jury she gives her full you present when your husband died the district attorney you see your husband Crane under his breath and with a look of cuestion was only called at this time to conclusively the fact of his Mr. Darrin Mr. Mclntyre wanted her to go and give the rest of her story at the but f Mr. Darrin not Justice Crane she be recalled When court opened Justice Crane an- that he had decided against tlie 06 the model which the defense had prepared to show the relative positions of tho parties at the time of ing Is he this model is out of all proportion and gives a false impression to the I would suggest that you obtain a photograph to show its and then it may be Twenty Wounds in His Dr. Walter of Long Island the testified that he discovered external and described the course of the Charles A. a member of the Bayside Yacht testified that at the club on the afternoon of August 15 he saw two men and a waiter One men was Thornton J. when the witness came engaged him In conversation about real While they were talking Thornton com- came up and called the ant The witness said he next saw the defendant and the other man walking toward the Later the pair stood near tlie was quite a little gathering on the Mr. were Mrs. Mrs. and Mrs. Nesbit on the I think Mr. Funke was on the I went down to the dock and talked with the He told me that he had deal with Mr. He asked about the boats around and I said they were He asked me if Annis a I said he had and he wanted to know which one it I pointed out boat coming down the boat had number 7 on the He asked me Annis had to come In before and I that he Thornton Mr. described after which he j 'The defendant pointed his gun at me to Baltimore and Saturdays ana via Tickets good returning Sunday All regular except the and lie knows what he is moved a little torward and You get the same The witness said he heard three dis- tinct and separate shots several others that came firing ceased afted the gun pointed at said Mr. nis then came from the and whether he touched the float but he fell the water and two men him Mr. Mrs. came down the runway At the of the runway Thornton to and minted his at ran back up the still In ff Birchfield said that he saw John the run up and seize Capt Hains by the Witness said could not tell the exact moment tine episode but thought it was Just after 4he defendant rushed over to I don't know what was said or but I saw Tonning release the They pulled Annis out of the water and I went to call a had heard Thornton Hains say to hip before boat came up to the in that as Mr. a real estate was not they would Not Coached by Mrs. Mr. was length by Mr. He said he at- tended an informal meeting of club in court after the where the project of raising money for the Annis children was The subject of legal aid In prosecuting the case also was talked Melntyre sought to show that the witness talked with Mrs. about tho case and what testimony he would give in the have met Mrs. but I did not discuss the case with said the who added that he had no against the Mr. Mclntyre interrogated tne witness in detail on what conversations were had regarding real Mr. said that after boat had landed he did not notice where was and not until he heard the pistol did he turn I heard the shot T turned abound and saw a man crouching down behind the defendant and it strike you that this defendant to his brother to stop An objection to the question was Mr. said he saw John Tonning toward Capt. after the his attitude was not Tonning took hold of Capt. The witness said he did not lee Mr. Roberts pick the revolver up from the float and point it at Thornton He see a revolver in hand after the great excitement had died you see the captain's Didn't you hear the defendant Don't interfere with He may do tlie thing to he I did not hear did he him to you have that shooting took place you he Why did you say of the and the Glimpse of Defense's did you hear the God's he is Keep does not know what he's you hear the defendant a police I'll hold him until he heard the defendant a lice but not the last you hear Thornton regret this as much as any I hav been trying to stop him for some did not hear him say Frederick A. a estate dealer and member of the Bayside Yacht took the Storm said he went to the yacht club on the afternoon of gust 15. came to me at Ihe club and I went down to the dock and saw Mrs. two other and a who I have since learned was T. J. real estate conversation was brought and I told him that I was willing to give up the race to earn a He said he would do business with of whom I never because he could get a better Asked Where Annis more was said about real and Thornton Hains is and I pointed out Mr. Storm said that was out the boat which he was to sail in the The witness said he heard the shooting from his came quickly to the dock to had I saw Thornton Hains and his They were sitting en an turned taken away from the yacht club E beard the defendant say something on the was asked him what In the world he did it and be he had done to me what he did to -I would have done the same and Haina turned and keep out of A motion to strike from the record what Hains said was granted by Justice in Snaps Fingers at Foes at PUZZLE United States Hears Hostilities Been Minister at Bogota Informed That ing President at Used Word in Whereas Advices Here Are That Ee Only An- State of Opera Contest if Two Nations PASSENGERS IN Collision on East River Endangered 300, but Hurt Special to The Washington Dec. hundred passengers on the Astoria ferryboat and the crew of the freighter of the were peril tonight when the Marion into the Just as the latter was leaving her slip for Both vessels were badly but only the Marion was injured below Capt. Cameron beached her when it was seen that she was rapidly The passengers on the Steinway were un- but a half dozen hands on the Marlon were more or less Tho ferryboat was driven into the lighter with such force that the women's cabin was stove in above the water Capt. of the reversed his engines and sent the ferryboat back Into her Notice to Advertisers All advertisements for next Sunday's Post must be received ai this office before 7 o'clock Saturday night Dec. Castro not leave his hotel during the entire From 6 o'clock in the morning he was busily occupied with his writing his for the with his own It was announced that he had received dis- patches from but nothing con- of the reports in the newspapers here with reference to the revolutionary movement in which he and the members of his suite persist in One of his aids declared tonight that he was convinced the reports emanated from revolutionary In Curacao There Is no truth in the report that Germany has been asked to undertake negotiations with Holland for the pose of bringing about a settlement of the difficulty with The president appears to be in ex good and seemingly is not suffering very much from his mal- Doctor Finds Nothing the Dr. who made a physical of Senor Castro a day or two has had the president under observation He has not yet decided whether an operation is The physician seems that kidneys are not It IK asserted that President Castro owing to the lack of cable in have heard from his within the last two All cablegrams have to be sent by steamer to on lve ia in communications from the They ignore the circum- stance that the press communications re- garding the outbreaks in the capital of originated at Caracas and to foster the idea that they came from stad and are based upon highly colored leports from the revolutionists and ters against the who make Ibland of their State Department A puzzling dispatch on the subject the attitude of Venezuela toward land was received at State ment yesterday from Paxton charge d'affaires of the American tion at Mr. Hibben said that the minister of foreign affairs of Colombia had shown a dispatch dated December 14, reading as view of the blockade and tiie capture of a Venezuelan the head of the after powers for the de- fens 3 of the has declared a state of The exact meaning of this dispatch not be explained by officers of the State It is generally believed here that Venezuela not made a formal declaration of war against A more acceptable belief is that Vice dent of has declared the existence of a of siege and proclaimed martial law In city of It is the opinion of officers of the State Department that there has been some confusion in or translating the dispatch which has re- in the use of the word where was the declaration that the of Venezuela Is subject to for- eign attack is thought tantamount to an admission tbat war is 3 a possibility that a formal declaration of war has been made by Vice President in order to arouse the patriotism of the citizens to support their ment against probable attack by the if It While it is not believed here that the Dutch government has any intention of carrying on an active campaign against the events will be For the present at least the Dutch government seems to be content with making reprisals against Venezuelan and naval If war is eventually the progress of the conflict whl be watched with much ment among military in The Dutch probably wilt not make any to effect the landing of a military force for active land operations in Venezuela because the whole Dutch army is not large enough to conquer For this reason land operations are On the other the Venezuelan bag practically no If war Holland will have to be content with the bombardment of a few coast towns and the destruction of Venezuelan It is the general in official circles here that situation in Venezuela will reach a crisis within a few ami that the present riots and o f anger and resentment toward Pres dent Castro and his associates will into a general revolution against the present administration of affairs in If a revolution should start in Tbe No Fare to Tou may now leave Washington at a. m. daily on Pennsylvania without paying fareV extra fare on this train has been to all points west ot PRESIDENT'S FOR ONE-MAN To the and House of The of population in the National Capital within recent has greatly sitating changes sin the machinery of its Greater and a better provision for the protection of both the industrial classes are I a special report made to me on the affairs of the District of which I trans- mit I cordially approve in the report for the substitution of a single head or governor iy place of three the establishment of District or pal departments in place of the existing and the tion of a new department to be known as that of housing and I ask your careful consideration of the entire Mr. Reynolds has rendered a great and for which our heartiest thanks are due A single executive head would determine ahd eliminate delays and uncertainties inevitable under the present municipal departments headed by commissioners to be appointed by the governor would yield the same In the proposed scheme of reorganization the department of education should be coordinated with other city I especially that the proposed department of housing and labor be and crime are largely due to defects of social conditions and The need of improved sanitary inspection of rear and small shacks as unhappily still exist in and of and should not be left to sub- ordinate bureau but should be brought under the direct control of a competent head of the An equally important public responsibility is the tion the independent industrial which neither desires nor accepts but whose members have often been led to and even through agencies licensed by the but defectively and inadequately Notable among these are loan and industrial insurance com- and employment The supervision of these agencies is at present limited to the They should be under the direction of officials qualified to advance their ciency and economic service to the The above-named changes would vastly improve the 1 ciency of the District and would afford protection to its industrial and dependent which is imperatively I also transmit for the consideration of the Congress re- ports of the committee on building of model which was appointed in recommendation of Mr. THEODORE The White 1908. the absence of President it is more likely bie revolutionists sweep the country in a few that the Castro .In the last few years it has been only dominating and powerful influence of Castro that has prevented civil Now that he has fled the it is the ion of officers of State Department that the downfall the Castro tration is a matters of only a few Believe Stay It Is daily more apparent that President Castro not return to The riots Jn where his pictures and the of his ates has been des by the angered mob of it Is believed he will regard as a warning to remain return at this would further oou plicate the position of Venezuela and result in sonal injury to If the present government is overthrown and a new administration established In the question of the resumption of diplomatic between the United apd Venezuela will be taken up for Since last when W. W. minister at was withdrawn on indefinite leave of has been no business this ment and When the new has demonstrated its stability and capability 01 discharging its inter- national question of recognizing the government will be taken up by the of is believed here the United States will be one of UTP countries to nize a new goy in Events Caracas a The events In Caracas somewhat prised officials who had expected that any manifestation of hostile acts by a foreign against Venezuela would have the r of solidifying all elements of and make them rally vigorously President Castro and his government That they have not dona but on Ih P cnn trary have en- in riotous demonstrations against his interests of His friends is a It been the common be- lief in fhat had the United States taken forceful steps against Venezuela in the effort to have its claims against that Castro would have y veritable hero Hi the eyes of the p. It Is that an at- the lias been in- different to pushing A. demand for Some interest is manifested at the State Department in the press reports that Castro might seek alliance with The lacks substantiation so far as any State Department advices The department has felt that the situation iii Venezuela would gradually work itself this reason has a determination President look with equanimity on tlie doings of foreign in their to get tion from him for alleged so there is no interference with American no violation yi the Monroe SIX DEATHS in Each Case Was Paid to Mrs. Special Message Advocates Present WANTS A GOVERNOR Declares Ruler Be pointed CONGRESSMEN PLAN Mr. Roosevelt Declares Substitution of a Single Heafl for the Present sion Increase De- termine and Eliminate Delays and Uncertainties Under ent Favors ment of Municipal Departments in Place uf Existing and tion of Department of Sousing and Labor to Protect ALL OF HER FAMILY She Is Under Arrest on Charge of Pending Inquiry Into Her Dis- Attorney at Has Ordered Inquiry Into Half Dozen Deaths Which Have Aroused Dec. the result of an examination as to the ity of Mrs. Mary of this now in jail at District ney has ordered an investigation j Into the causes of the deaths of six I bers of the woman's family during the past three The specific charge against Mrs. leher is that of but the 1 called attention to reports which were m circulation as to the deaths in her l It is said that the on uio i lives of the deceased was paid lo Mrs. Six Members of Family names of the persons who have died and the causes given are as Mrs. Bridget June 30, 1905. Annie T. March 1. 1905. Stephen died Slay 13. 1906. Mary died em- bor 21. 19U6. William died January 1908. heart Katharine July 2o. 1908, ptomaine Awaits Further Mrs. Kelleher has undergone a liminary examination by a board of three and will have another tion District Attorney erins stated today that he would not havt be exhumed as of the police officers have brought to my attention the deaths m the KelleDer said them to so ahead and whatever investigation but thai I was not ready to an entire graveyard until further evidence in the case should be brought before is accused of setting nrp to the house of Andrew J. Love 11, OL by whom she was employed as a The dwelling was not much The movement for ia the District nf Columbia started in by James B. special tor for President on tho tions of government received added impetus yesterday in a special message to Congress by President Roosevelt on the In the tlie President urges substitution ol a rule m cr the District in place of three establishment of de- 1 tart men ts In place the existing and the creation of a new to be known UIP of housing and single executive tho increase de- termine and el im Inn to de- lays and uncertainties under the nt Municipal headed by commissioners to be by tha would yield the same ad- Transmits With the message the President mitted to Congress tlie report maur to him by Mr. Reynolds on April 29, 1907. year after lie had been asked by iha President to investigate conditions in In this Mr. Reynolds 1. The extension of the civil i to cover all minor offices in 1 of 2. The creation tlie office of i nor at of perhaps per an- j num. 3. The creation of departments cf and buildings ami public street t c and housing and These departments should te by a commissioner at a cf per 4. A composed the above-named constitute a public iHy for the sage of ordinances 1-1 i ng the rs of i he 5. A ee nf 100 to resent all c int. lie President recently roport pre- TO MOVE HOI FOB Negro Who Woman to Be Taken to N. mer late today ordered Sheriff Green to remove Henry the negro who at- tempted an K. from Albemarle to bas somewhat but the fact that Mrs. MOBS is recovering from the and that the failed to Ms rendering trie not a. ander Carolina is yet to the remained at Mid R. trains except Royal tor a and Pennsylvania THREATS IN TWO Italian Charged Witt Trying to mail a Special to The Washington Dec. Nick was bail today on a charge of Frank a of this An Italian it is handed a note from Sunshine demanding This was followed by another ing with selling intoxicants on Sunday and to and again ed This letter was stronger than and said that unless met the writer on Baltimore this on the evening of December 16, he would j blow place of Molinari then secured tlie Tlie Italian who the was held bond as the t made him M. It. 1> r W. P J. H. 1r.. and Miss i- 3 pan nf s as tu i in the slums or led to or u Lively Interest in interest in both of it that it Ilial careful Reynold's report a at anil f i for which our arc After the message had read of Congress who not expressed their views o i tion came out for the The impression has i ground in Congress that the subnet of j form in the District government will I to on threshed Members have the i of tlie an early and others titit there wis little chance of its be n 4 in the nest year or but majority agreed that the ter must finally ge taken CM Be eed at 1028 Appeals to Business It was that the .to have one executive head for the instead of to have all power and 1 in one appeals to the ness sense of s. They so ex- pressed being tu the belief a whether in business or is an Interest in the message the t3 accompanying it centered largely in the to put in force ter the Representative at New chairman of the commutes foreign and one of the in the is no more reason why ington have three mayors than that New York should have As a of business It is ter to have entire responsibility on
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