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THE SUN, TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 1918;
1 . s. (Mlinnls Work With
Law Ilioker. It Is
MASON NOT ItLAMED
Doiwld llnrpcf. Counsel to
i?:ronATKi hy vhaxck
ri'oncli, Koroiirn Office Snid to
Hnvp Horn Dpppivpd by
I'. s. lppippntntivp.
oriespondence hearing on an in -vesication
I'V Secretary of -t.iti Knox
V" ii charge hv certain lawyers lli.it
the I ruled Mat's foiiu!ai, in Paris
luu) certain relation- with Donald llnrr.
ii ew Voru ,i ' re-iding in
I m l'- wlntli persons vein, nsked at
'.I- consoist.. ff- ,i uirrw ihtc usually
ferns:! to Mr harper was obtained by
I II yoxtorila;
(! loa "if tii" con espotidenro in
R letter frotii .Secretary i;f Mate Knox
to a New ork Uvvvor who had taken
up the case vit'i the Mate liepartmcnt
in wtiieh Mr Kims tolls the results of
an ev.unitiati hi be lie.itoti W Harris.
('otiMil-tiener.a at largo, which Secre
tary Knot believe- show that there
x no proof of the relationship alleged
between Mr Harper anil the Paris con
ciliate It was polnti-d out ve-tordav. however,
that in a Pari- despatch, printed in Till.
S s on Sunday, a member of Mr Har
per legal start Mated that Mr Harper
is acting us attorney for Ambassador
irishman in the suit against him on
his stock market operations and that
the ,i'K orl; attorneys representing
the 4nilwis,idor are O'Hrieii, Hoard
man A- Piatt which firm lias been re
in ned tor other clients who were recom
n "tiritst to .Mr Harper in Pan-. i was
Mid that thin might indicate thai -eere-t.i.-y
ICnov, who pm .nul s'leni-Mioiis
tha. Jie call for ihe rcsgiuiioii of Am-UT-s-ido'
l.eish'iiin. who his Iriend.
ijh' not hive re.nire.i ,i thorouah
.hi invetlt;ation as muv be made under
l'h good faith of th- in , mrv hy Mr.
II trris. the ( oiis'iMioii-Tal nt larse. K
I ietuned ijy I'hnrl-', i' He.ich. a Pans
a'tornev. who was on..- of the witnesses
Af'er Mr lle.nh lud been miestioned
I Paris he wro'e n litter to the .Sew Vork
A irnev wh had brought about t!n in
vestication ri w hHt he said in part
He Mr I la". took in notes nf hai 1
-i I lo li. . 1 -M d d tie make Oar. lit; the
nr1 .,. .it. tM'i'ten ineiiior.inila x hat -f
"r nur l.l p ash me to funii-li anv de
ls u - vz He itid noi -ee-o to I.-
I I h "ereff':f .a w7i:il I told him nor to
a. Ii m ll I Bill lo it, hut Hl the empha
- - 'it Ins .flop itiinii' the mtervin in
itnlr me ,.nv or I'Mimimm; a hut I
u i "0 i i.'t.
'He o I no- -t-,h- ni- n- iti oii to get
tiforiuait' lrctn ir... hut r.i:h, r lo sav
Ii.'s totae uhlill unilM i'e' Hie I .-.111
a'rani fie "hole investigation is a farce
i far I h is eonr rriKii. I'or example,
he nuid' me ii Inny olid more or less culo
tistm )tntP!i en' as to Harpers tpmlima
ns lis a livver. -tatlng atuoiii; other
1 i J one fa i ahout his aliened ac.nlem c
i' iji J wihcm I knew to he untrue "
.vretury Knox'n letter telli- of the
cr umunicatioi received concernini; Mr
HPr. "who in reorted to be actiriKas
nermediary betwwn lutKantH and at
neys. and who 1- wild to have been
ecomniended by the Con.-ulate-Oeneral
various times for pecuniary con.-itlera-;.on
and to the enclu-ion of other ut-tnrn-ys
in Paris to Atnencatis and others
wtio were i-eikinK legal advice " Secre
tary Knox wrote
i' il'ii'n imt apte,ir a a result of itie
a 'th ai ion ohtaiiesl from ihe-e xnrions
-nines that there is anv valid evident
t a' Itie I .ot.slll-tielieral has lieen in the
li.i'.ii o' d. r. mil. at.aii in fasor of Mi
Harper and against oilier altornes in
'.i'is or i hi: there is jut erotind that
'here l ,1 s,isi. ionai,Mllist either the (,'onui
l.erieral or ins iafl lhat thev received a
.mar te-vard or ever entertained a
nuie oi reie.Min; mh a reward On the
intrarv Is helievecl thai the t'onsul
I, lateral and hfs Ktaff hae endeavored as
.i ile to l,e impartial ui recnmtin-ndlim to
eqtiirr-r the r.aniis ot attorneys
Secretary Knox wrote that the State
Department requiron all its consula r
oflictrs to keep on hand a list of xoveral
reputably uttorneys to be furnished to
en inquirer seeking lenal ndvicv. The
Stf.ttt Deiirtineiit, he wiid, did not wish
i' o be understood that the case was
closed, but xvjih anxious to k to the hot
otn of the matter, and a-kod for the
submission of any (acts tendini; to throw
lurther Imht on the Kibjivt
Secretary Knox wToto that the Stato
Department w "anxious at all times to
keep Us consular ofticex free Irom any
uriuind of adverse or unjust criticism
and to have American citieas who may
tie in foreiRn countries receive sound lentil
adMte with the least practicable delay
The Secretary -aid that while he believed
no present Consul-deneral at I'uris,
t il i rank II Mason, has endeuvonsj to
carrv our the Department's policv in
this regard, in otdm that there r.ha'11 bo
no K'"imd tor criticism the Consul
'eneral is preparing an entirely now list
i f American attorneys with established
lepututions and this list will bo printed
lor the uso of persons iti()iliriiiK for the
ii.mies of attorneys
I he New Vork attorney to whom Secre
tary Knox s letter was written replied
Hal the fundamental (Kiint involved
was tint Applicants at the American
onsulato at I'ans for JeRal advice nhould
he r' fcrrcd to a French lawyer, if the
matter involved wan in the French oourtH,
and to tt lawyer practising in the United
States if the litiKation was in thin country.
Dim of the objections raised to Mr ilorper
was that ho wuh pructisini; law in Pari
a- a. member of the New Vork bar, a
nractioo which if done in New York State
by a foreign lawyer would make him
amendable to the I'enal Code It has been
charged that Mr. Harper is merely a "law
broker, "who gets the business' through
tho (xmsuliite in Paris and then turns,
it over to French or American attorneys
an the case miuiroH, after retaining hi
commisBion 1ho reply to Secretary
"The time has cotno for reeulutlm; sudi
ubuen imrt your department ouitht not to
wait In order to withhold Its support from
th men until siieh nctlvltlen, which, If
rxerplord hy barristers In Kiisland, France or
Inrmatiy, would he I h object of snveredls
elpllnary measures, shall also he expressly
forbidden to American Inwyern, while
now only forbidden to them. Law broker-
is a. buitnres, which from the itandpolnt
of n(f-rMpctit)g member of the bar la
NOW WE ARE THREE!
cyt. . ,..
Cartoon from the January 24, 1913,
issue of "Fray .Mncho." Buenos As res, a
copy of which reached New York jester
day. It is based on a speech made re
cently in New York city by Charles
all but eiiila iipt hie. P s regarded as
such by the uieiiihers of th" bar in eery
country where hitrh professional standards
The writer told Secretary Knox that he
believed the present (''onstil-(ieneral,
Col. Mason, to be an able and conscientious
public ofticer, "and that the evil pointed
out by me antedates his inetimlwncy."
Secreturv Knox did not reply to this
letter, and in n further communication
sent by the writer on February 2 last,
over two months after the first reply,
the Attorney said that the Secretary's
letter indicated that the State Depart
ment "wholly exonerates th American
I'onml-fieneral at Paris from any sus
picion of favoritism on it part toward
Mr. Harper " The letter continued:
Permit me to call vour attention to the
enclosed clippini; from a Paris new spaper,
l.r h'iiinro, of I'ehrtiarv I. I 'll, in which
aiiionir the names of foreign per-on ap
IKiiuteil as l.m.'hts In the Kreni h .National
Order of the l,eeou of Honor Is found teh
Donald Harper, advocate and coun-el
of the coii-ill.ite cif the ntted tate- lit
Pari- mi American suhiei t
Is'ariiiL in mind thai the Information
thus published in I't'jttm was furnished
bv th" French Minister for Foiemn fTat.-s,
iiIhui whose application Donald Harper,
in his capacity of advocate and cinin-e!
of the consulate of the I nltrd Mates at
Pari- was made a kninht of the 1-cion of
Honor. ou will readllv -ee that the fact
of an ofllrtal i ontiection Iwt ween Mr II a i it
and the mcrican consulate m Paris was
ava.Ied of for secnrlnu for Mr Harper a
mui h (oM'iei) honor
Heme n is ileal that cither ou ti.ive
Is'en ileceHed or the French Foremn Otthe
has been decied. but that in either ca-e
the deception was committed b.- the
American ( onsiilate-tieneral in Paris
"I trust there mav still be time lieture
you ko out oTofilce to secure by c able from
the American Consiilate-tieneral in Pans
an explanation of this extraordinary episode
in the activities of the American Consulate
deneral In Pari m seciirlm; for hii Ameri
can law broker n lilnh honor of distinction
from the I rench Fotentn Ofllce.a distinction
which would not have tseu conferred upon
Mr Hars?r. but for the prestlire w hich the
American Consulate-General, as a branrh
ofllce of the Amerlran t.overnment. enloys
with the l'rcnrh l.overnment, but if not
then I trust that vour successor ma take
appropriate steps m the premises
Secretary Knox ilid not reply to this
let t er and t lie who I mat t er is t o be referred
to the new head of the I)eartmetit of
SALE OF JAPANESE PRINTS.
II. X trine Trill.' Collection Hrlng
'I'otnl of :t, 111(1.
fptnal i tillr ir.im.v. la Tim St
London, March 3 The dispersal sale
of the II. Virtue Telib collection of Jap
anese color prints and line edition- of
Japanese illustrated book" at Sotheby's
to-day realized a total of S3, ISO. In
the "retlned views of operatic songs."
"Night Hain. c.cnjo," brought siso. Cel.
ebratrd Women of the Tea Houses and
Their Handwriting," one of the most
beautiful hooks ever published In Japan,
sold for $170.
CLARK TOURISTS AT ALGIERS.
Sl Hundred loerlcnli Mn Hr lile
to Isit t'liiiMlnnllnoiile,
ffitetal I'aUe Uripatrl. lo Tint Srv
Ai.oiKni. Mnrch 3 -Tho Cnrk cruising-
steamer Iiconia iirtived this morn
ing with Frank Clark's annual cruising
party of Americans to the number of
about COO nnd Is due to leave this after
noon for Multti, Athens. &c.
A lending topic of conversation among
the tourists seems to bo whether they
will luixe an opportunity to see Con
stantinople or not on account of the
GOMEZ'S FRIENDS TO BE FREED,
CiiIihii llnuae Approim iiinrl Hill
fipfcial Cahlr Unpntrl. lo Tin; Si v
Havana, Murch 3 The House this
afternoon upproved the amnesty bill
with the anindments Inserted by the
Senate absolving all perrons: who wen:
Implicated In the recent negro upris
ing and all persons who were guilty of
malfeasance In ottlo-. This Includes
many friends of the (Jomez administra
tion, which shortly will go out of
The Senate approved the House bill
granting a concession for horso racing
and Jal nlal In which a number of
Americans are said to be Interested.
NO HUNGARIAN STRIKE.
SnffrnRe Debute Postponed, Sh u
Sptcial CabU Dttpatch to Tar Si
HL'PAfcsT, March 3. The debate on
suffrage did not come up In Ihe Hun
garian Chamber to-day and tho general
strike, which wan threatened on Its
openlntr, waa postponed.
H. Sherrill, former Minister to the Ar
gentine Republic, in which he said.
"The United States is orligeJ to in
tervene under the Aonroe Doctrine. I
stiKfjcst that we inite the Argentine
and Brazil to accompany us."
GERMANY'S ZEAL FOR
ARMY WON'T STRETCH
Kilt lllli.'s Cools WllPII Tliviliy
of I'riuitp Fortunes Is
TH K KAISKK'S CLKVKIt I OKA
Xt'i.iit'r Attiick Sclii'iiif. i:iy
i ii ii- It .Means d'overnineiit
jl 4 jhtf lirtpalrK to Tut.
Ht'Ki.iN. .Match 3 The ilecsi,.n ,,f
(ermauy to spend Jl'JO.UOO.you for an
Increase In the army and her Intention
to tax private fortunes for this purpose
seems to have put a damper on the na
tion's military enthusiasm and there are
many adverse comments In ui.rtrteis
I where expenditures for armaiifn's are
. raiely c rltlcl.scd
The Idea of taxing fortunes originate,!
with the Kulr himself, according to
the l.ftl.nlanzriurr. and lecelved the Joy
ful assent of bis fellow sovereigns of
i the German ft deration, who agreed to
I the Ktnperor's suggestion that they
I. should forego their right of exemption
from tnxatlon Hut tint all wealthy Or
mans are so enthusiastic: over the propo
sition. It Is said that the proposal
comes nt a bad time, because Ju-t now
there la an unprecedented stringency In
j the mnnev market and the banks are
I rigidly curtailing rredl's. while cash
'advances are made with the greatest re
i The Ilomcii Cornier, n Stock J-".
change nmvspnper. m speaking of the
JO.ipi.snl s.cs. . CUX Ol iniS SOri IS
only imposed In times of
need when It Is necessory to act quickly
because an enemy is nt the gate. The
Invocation of such extreme measures In
, ttme of peace will easily create the Itn
ptesMon that they are the last sheet
anchors of tin Impoverished country"
The VranUturtcr Zrltunn cxpi esses
the opinion that the proposed gigantic
expenditure is a product of the drunk
enness over armaments among tho na
tions. The t'oivi'i ic y.citumi ravs the re.
sott to a tax on fortunes is equn valent
, to a declaration of the nation's bank
I ruptev .
' Hvpii the conservative Kiru: sitting
questions the necessity of such an ex-
leme measure. Meanwhile it Is well
to remember that the (iovernment has
not yet formulated its plans for the nw
CHINA MAY GET BIG LOAN.
Herinnli? Wllhilrnns Objection In
l Power NcKullntlona.
.prr,al rn,lt littpatr), lo Tin Srs.
I'kkin. March S It Is beginning to
look again as If China would get the
' Sl-'.'j.tioo.ono loan from the six Power
1 Herr von HaMhausen. Ihe German
i Minister, has Informed his colleagues of
the six Power group that Germany has
withdrawn her opposition to the ap
polntment of a Hrltlsh adviser to the
'administration of the snlt gubelle. This
' fact has been communicated to China
land there seems to bo a prospect of a
definite ngtsement It Is believed, how
ever, that the six Powers will reqiilto
China to appoint a German assistant ad
viser to the salt gabelle administration
The Culled States nnd Japan do not
desire representation in the various de.
pattnieiitH and the tlfty advisory posl-
Hons will be divided among the other
MORE DELAY IN BEAUPRE CASE.
CiiIihii Home I'm I In to ft on Pellllon
tit Prosecute ( oiiKl'easiiiiin.
.Sprrtat Cablt Drulct to Tar Sin
Havana, .March S -Contrary to ex
I peclntlon (he House to-day failed to
I act on the petition of the Supremo
Court for an amendment of the act
granting immunity t'o Congressmen
frnm crimlnnl prosecution.
The petition was sent In because of
the desire to prosecute the dummy ne
gro editor, Congressman Hotn, of the
paper Cuba, which has been printing1
slanderous nrtleles about Mr. Henuprc,
the American Minister, and Mr. Gibson,
tha secretary of the Titration.
!i;-I.Mily Itandolpli Clmiiliill
Mrtkcs Hriof Visit to
LOOKS AS YOl'XG AS KVKH
Clnd Kntiroly in Hltick Slip
Clpvcrly FoiN Wnitiur
St.ti ul t aht Drtpatei Th Si.v
I.OSPO.V, March 3. After n hearing of
about five minutes in the Divorce Court
to-day Mrs. (Jeorgn Cornwallis-West, for
merly I.ady Randolph Churchill, procured
tin order for the restitution of her con
jugal rights The case was undefended
nnd her husband has fourteen days in
which to reply
Curiosity seekers got scant satisfaction
nt the hearing. Mrs Cornwallis-West
charged that her husband had deserted
her on December ?3 She wrote to him
to return, but he did not.
The case occupied an inconspicuous
place on the calendar and the length
of the hearing by the court whs nearer!
five than ten minutes from the opening ,
to the close
F F. Smith. R C an intimate friend
of Winston ( hurchill, son of Mr Corti-wallis-YVost.
and Lord Tiverton had been
briefed for Mr. Cornwall!-West. Mr 1
Smith was unavoidably absent and Lord '
Tiverton conducted the proceedings in '
her behalf Haney Murphy, K C,,
held a watching brief for .Mr ( ornwnlhi- .
West, who will not defend the suit
Mrs. Cornwall!-West entered the witness
box and after she had given a few brief
replies to questions, was excused. Sir
Samuel Evans, the presiding .ludge,
granted the restitution order. If this
is not obeyed within fourteen days it
constitute de-ertinn under the Kng
law nnd can later on be pleaded,
gether with adultery, as a cause for
While Knglish justice is ouid to be
equally dispents-d to the high and the
low. the rich and the poor, yet it some
times blinks in Hlitenes.s to those in
eminent places, litis was the case to-day.
Certain strings were undoubtedly pulled
and had the effect of jumping this case
over the heads of hundreds of others,
because under normal conditions it would
not have been reached until after Faster
Again, whether intentionally or other
wise, the case was not ph. fed on the
public list, but was inconspicuously
pluced at the end of the lists, which were
only placed in the corridors of the law
courts. It was towaid the end of a dreury after-
Jtiooti session during winch Sir Samuel
I. vans, tho president of the 1'iobate.
Divoice and Admitulty Courts, who by
the way has an American wife, formerly
Miss Kule of Cincinnati, disposed with
lightning rapidity of vario'us cuses before
him. that Lord Tiverton arose and in
scarcely audible tones mentioned the case
of et versus Vpi , mid then referred
to the parties only as the s-tttioner and
iessitiiiciit After a brief ojiiing. he
(Called Mrs Cot uwallis-West from ttie
rear of the court room totake the witness
box. 'I he famous mother of Winston
Churchill entered the witness box She
wus a picture in black She wore a full
length black velvet gown, a black velvet
toque wuh black aigrettes, trimmed in
sable, while a t-ible muff unci sable stole
slightly relieved the blackness. A heavy
black-veil but partially concealed tho
surprisingly bright and youthful appear
ing cheeks of a woman whose admitted
age is i;i
Mrs Coniwallis-West's answers lo ques
tions were either in monosyllables or in
short sentences and in a decidedly hoarse
voice. Before the case, had apparently
liegun it wis over and tho witness left
! t,,. lox nnd glided out of the court room
' 1.,ll l. ,,L.w.crn e..lt..,nr.
lHa.r.. ll... floyen renorteru unit a uimifnr
number of lawyers who made up tho
audience weie aware of the fact.
Outside the court house, with its many
entrances, h battery of camera men
who had placed themselves at every point
of vantage confessed that they had failed
tocatch Mrs. Cornwallis-Wc-M's entrance.
Her exit wus s caiefully planned that
they were loiled again When the corre
spondent of tiik Sun left the court room
the cortidors were filled with a throng
of camera men who were madly rushing
here and there looking for the uppellaut.
and it was some time before they diseov
eied that their quarry had left the court
and driven away in n closed taxicab.
Some idea of the brevity of the pro
ceediugs may be gathered from the fol
lowing verbatim report' I.ord Tiverton
arose and announced that the parties
were married on July 21, 1000, at St. Paul's
Church. Ktiightsbridge. The desertion,
he. said, occurred on December 2.1, 181V.
The petition was filed on January 10.
I An appearance waa entered on January
so, uui no answer was men,
Sir fjamuel F.vann- "What is the nature
of this desertion?"
I.ord Tiverton -"The respondent left
the house on Norfolk street, Park lane,
where they had been living together.
Certain correspondence happened at the
end of December and the beginning of
January, after which the respondent re
fused to return and did not do so "
Sirs CornwolliK-West then entered
the witness box
laird Tiverton asked "Were you married
io tho respondent on July '.'8, lon?"
Witness "1 was "
I.ord Tiverton "You afterward lived
with him ut various places and lately
in Norfolk street?"
The witness bowed assent
I.ord Tiverton "On December 23, 1912,
the lespoudeiit left Norfolk street?"
Witness "Ho did,"
I.ord Tiverton "On December 2 you
go I the letter exhibited in your affidavit?"
Witness- "1 did."
Q. Did you reply on December 31?
I). "Did you make a further reply on
A. That Is so.
Q. Has he returned to you since?
Sir Samuel Evana: "That will do.
None of the three lotters referred to
above was read, but Sir Samuel Evana
perused them and then Baked if the re
spondent waa in England, Counsellor
Harvey Murphy replied that he was-not
sure. The decree waa then granted with
costs on the respondent. The Christian
names of the parties were not mentioned
in court, although this la the uiuat course
in such cases.
Mrs. Comwa-W?et during her man
agement of Uie Shakespeare's Knglnud
show at Earl's Court showed that die vn.
a master of the art of publicity. To-day
she showed a few tricks in the art of
ITALY MAKES WAR MOVE.
Hullillnu en Corts CoitinianilliiK
Cnnterii I : of slliiplon Tnnlirl.
fipecinl rahlr Uttuntch In Tile Sfv
(lr.Nr.VA, March 3. Italy too is making
Its military preparations. Italian garri
sons along the Swiss frontier have been
Increased. Military englncein arc en
gaged In building new forts command
ing the mouth of the Slmplon tunnel 1
toward the east.
Chambers for mines have been ex
oiivfitcd at the Italian entrance to the
great Slmplon tunnel, nnd these have
been fitted with secret electrical con
nectlons underground so that by precs
lug a button twenty miles awny the
tunnel can be shattered. The mines
have not yet been charged with explo
sives. In the centre the Slmplon tunnel
there Is a maslve steel door which may
be worked from either the Swiss or '
Italian side. In order to block the pas
sage of trains or troops.
COUNT BONI FREE AT LAST.
Iteportril Thut Ills tlnrrlHiir Willi
Anun CSonlil'l Annulled,
The World this morning under n Paris
date line prints a despatch from Home
to the Paris Journal ivhlch says that the
Tribunal of the Hotn has unntilled the
marriage of Count Honl de Castellaue
wlili Anna Gould, now the Duchess de
Tallyrand-I'erigord. The grounds me
that the Duchess showed bv a declara
tion she made shortly before the mar
riage that she did not accept the Indls
solubllty of the Catholic mnrrlage
LYNCH A MERE MAN
I Mni; Kim Around Hall. IMnrli
Him. it nd I'iniilly Throw
f 1 i ii t Out.
. teports from till parts of Mexico much j
Sptru) i abtr limpatrf. to Thi Sc , hope for the restoration of law and'
I.o.vpon. March 3. One solitary man I order at nil early date. They legard j
who succeeded In getting into a meet- the situation to-night as less threaten
ing ot militant suffragettes at tnellK the Cnited States that it has,
Pavilion Theater early this afternoon j I'fen at any time during the last two
was roughly handled. The Pavilion ls'.vears. ,
. cheap theatre, where the admission lVspatches to the War Department '
fee to the regular performances Is from to-day confirmed the report of n clash '
threepence to a shilling . between Cnited States cavalrymen and
The suffragette Immediately took the Mexican irregulars along the borcb :
man In hand. Fifty of them pounced '"" Douglas. Ariz. It was reported,
upon him. dragged him around the ball 'hat no Am rlcan soldier has crossed;
and punched and pinched him. Then , 'he Hue Into AK.xIco. though inv.tdltii;
they tr.ed to drag him to t.ie platform, bandits have been driven back by rltle j
for the amusement of the meeting from I hre. The Incident will not have am
which all nun had been Iwrred. Tho i diplomatic consequences, becaus of,
man lost his temper and prevented the j th fact that the Mexicans did not rep- J
women from earning him on the plat- ' resent the authority of the Mexicn .
form by a display of strength and Government, but were members of a 1
violence. He was not allowed to es-1 rebel force operating along the
cape uowever. until he had received . border. ,
further rough treatment, was. thrown At Canane, In the State of Sonora,
tu the floor unci finally pitched Into the Where there ate large American mln-,
street through a side door. InK Interests, the situation Is the mos
The feeling against the suffragette.' acute of anywhere In Mexico. Fopu'.ar
has become so strong that 10.000 men ' support is being given an nrmed force,
and Hnt!-tuffragst women had foug-.U "f nlmut r.OO Mnderlsta, who threiton '
with the police for an hour in an at- nil attack upon the town.
temut to enter the theatre and break1 I"
up the meeting. It w n very d!s-
order'y scene, one of the worst wit-
nesscci since the suffragette agitation
began. For an hour the JKillce were
powerless hut they finally got the
crow,, ouuer , .-.me .. " p(.aro, for .ttleiiient 0f the troubles of;
tants were roughly handled bv the mob . MpxIro Rt oncp j Bm t, mi,
when they tried to enter the theatre Jpw Governm,.m , work out the
and many of them had their dresses aprnran IirobIrni. ,f wfl haBBlo ovor
torn and their hats Jerked off. Thop,ans wp nro ab,0 t() naV(l t(J(J nlnny
mob succeeded In iluvaklng up t'" plans and no lands. I think the pre.-cn1 I
meeting when .Mrs. f.mmeune i nmc-
hurst appeared nnd the police bad to
rescue her from the crowd.
.lohn liurns, the chairman of the
I.ocal (iovernment Hoard, addressed a
meeting at Uatter-ca to-night and with
a view to excluding the suffraucttes
ndmission was by ticket only, so far
as the women were concerned. Never-
theless Mr. Durns had hardly V-gun
his uddress when the familiar suffrn-1
gette squeal of "votes for women" was
heard. After two women had been
ejected Mr. Hums asked every woman
present to leave the hall. He added;
"There Is an ugly spirit nbroad and a
heavy responsibility is laid on those
who conduct public meetings from pre
venting romethlnk serious from occur-
aii tne w omen present kiu.iuuu.v it-n
the hull. As they were leaving Mr.
Rurns remarked: "This is the only way.
We are not going to allow extremists
to plav their game U the cost of life
nnd limb and great damage to woman
A man in the audience hue inter-
rupted and ie.ni.rked: "What have you
done to help the cause of woman snf-
Mr. Burns replied "I have voted for
it every time ll came up lu the House
The questioner was then ejected.
TO PUNISH SUFFRAGETTES.
I'mpoknl (o F.nforee KiUHng l.n .
Willi llrgnril In Vandalism.
dit Cablt lit'patrh to Tiiic Si
l.o.x'DON, March 3. -Home Sectetnry
McKcunu conferred with the olllclnls of
Ills office to-day In regard lo tho pro
posed legislation for punishing sttf-
fragettes. ft Is understood that the bill I
veliteh ll U i,ro.m.d n tot n.iliice to I'nr.
llument will aim not at increasing the
sentences of Ihe tnllltailt Women, but at I
sll,iM.tnif ..vlullli.F ,,,e lit I'limilC.llt M c
window smashers or Instigators of such
work to pay the damages and also for
pump fed women who have collapsed In
Jail who were then released.
It seems now that, the militant lead
ers are aelectluR weak women to curry
on the outrages for the purpose of de
featlng the pennltles, knowing that they
will collapse under the forcible pump
SUFFRAGE BAN IN RUSSIA.
Meetings of Women Are I'rolillilleil
!' the Anlborltlra.
Sptciat Cablt flttpotch to Tins St
St, I'ETEnsatmo, March 3. Woman
suffrage will not have the chnnco to
flourish In Russia. At n number of
meetings In celebration of the so-called
"Woman's Day" here yesterdny the au
thorities rigorously prohibited speeches
by suffragettes. In spite of this those
present adopted resolutions declaring
that only the enfranchisement of
women could remedy the miseries of
their condition in Russia.
TO LIVE LONG
lie Stomach frum nlihlln
ll'r SltifM from srirlnUInie
I hi llonr-i frnm Aching ,
I Ii .rlrrlr from llur.lrnlnt:
Ortlrr supply for !lomp Your tlcak-r
MEXICAN SITUATION j
NO LONGER CRITICAL
Uilsnii Will Find Mpiia.p
tlio Tnitpil Stntcs
ItKHKhMOX SOON AT KXI)
Kiicoimtpr llctwoon Troops uml
If vol nt ion irts nt I)oniiis. j
Ariz.. Is ConfirniPil.
WvsiiiNcHoN. March 3 - President
Tuft will to-morrow noon turn over to
his successor In tile White House a
Mexican situation which is vastly dlf
fcietit from that which confronted the,
Washington Administration a week ot '
ten days ngo !
Not only has every preparation been
made for President-elect Wilson to re- 1
sort to extreme measures if needed for
the ptutcctlotij of American life and'
piopcrty in Mexico, but in addition the.
. rltlcnl nature of the Mexlcau situation '
lias ulmnt disappeared fvr the time!
Despatches to the State Dcpat Uncut
to-day indicate that the trend In Mex-
Ico is now toward rapid Improvement ,
of conditions In that country. Admin- !
l.-tratlon ofTioals llnd after extensive
0R0ZC0 NOW SEEKS PEACE.
llrhrl ( .inimnnder sn) Mcxlcnii
Troubles -non Will Cud.
I Tpx Marfh am fnf
t(,KlInH m Mexico will distribute the
lands fairly "
l'ascual Oro7.co. generalissimo of the
rebels of northern Mexico, made this
declaration to-day. He also announced
lhat he had sent for Ine?. Salazar. his
chief lieutenant, nnd that Salazar would
be In the service of the Government In
n week. Telegrams from Douglas say
; that Salnzar has already wired to On
ojctla there that he will despatch 000
j men Into Sonora Inside of four days to
take the field against the so-called
"constitutionalists." who have been '
aroused, to rebellion ngalnn the Hucrta I
(iovernment by ex-Gov. Maytorena. j
Peace plans look better to-night for.
northern Mexico than they have looked
for two years and n half.
Continuing his declaration that he be-
j m-.-p nei m.i.vi uuit-h. n. i.uihi i.inn
1 Orozco declared that he has lieen 'u
j touch with Felix Diaz from the time ' fg)
i of the Vera Crux outbreak nd thnt'sC
, he knows Diaz sympathizes with what
the poor people of northern Mexico
I are lighting for.
nntn t, 4ncDn ir imcniT
' JULIO MADER0 IN HOSPITAL
j "ei'nriiirr in i niiiiiy fur l.na An.
Kcleft la IelneU.
fpfiml lablr Drtfiatfi. to Titr. Srv
Hvv.vna. March 3.--The wife and fain-
' lly of Krnesto Madero. Ihe uncle of thej(Q)
j late President Francisco I. Madero, ar- I (Q)
I rlve.1 here tn.d.iv Tli..c- lot ..mt...l ... i -V
proceed Immediately to I.os Angeles.
but their departure was postponed, nv-
j ins ui iiui unless in .limn ..iiinero. v.no
I was In n feverish condition and was
rsent to the Isolation hoiltal.
.lullo Is of a nervous teuipernmeir
mid has been very much excited since '
bis escape from Mexico The rise In,
'V '".,,v,,rlu" ""."',"'y
- " 1,1 luoo.iuiy oe released
from lh- hospital to-morrow,
" " "
SHAW MODEST? OH. PSHAW t
1-oeliilUni Vn. lie viij, s),,,,,,!, .
vt -iol obit lifpateh lo Tat Si
I.o.vpo.v, Mutch 3. -George Heiiuml '
Shaw, the playwright, In a speech ut
llford to-night advocated socialism as n
paying profession. Ie Instanced his
own success, Ho st. d he began by
preaching socialism ot street corners
and now he was one of 'he most cele
brated men In Kurope
He was not only a genius, but had 1
made monye out of It. which few gen
luses were able to do.
ALFONSO FAVORS BOY SCOUTS.
Itlil He Ht-Kreta Ills Vonnitalert
Vot Old Knnuiih.
Sptclal Cablt Pttpatch to Tint Srs
TUncELONA, March 3. King: Alfonso
has written a letter to the Duko of ,
Tamames, who introduced the Idea of
the Hoy Scouts in Spain, In which he
regrets that his own Hons are too young
to be enrolled but promising to sub
scribe $1,000 a year to the fund.
Tho IirKCst Specialty
Hup; Houso in America.
The outfitting of coun
try homos with Oriental -rups
eail.s for an entirely
different perspective ,
from that of supplying
rugs for city houses and
As the surrounding
acres are wider, so the
floor plan of the country
house is magnified to
a degree which throws
out of proportion the rugs
of an ordinary stock.
The work of assem
bling country house rugs,
in harmonizing series and
not so high in price as to
be prohibitive, has gone
steadily forward in this ,
establishment for a num
ber of years, until the
present Wild collection is
unique in this as in other ,
Actual experience in
furnishing such rugs to
country homes of the
better class, in all parts
of the country, has been
our best possible guide in
collecting Wild's Ori
entals for this purpose.
Within a reasonable
distance of New York we
send an expert, to make
a survey of the house or
rooms, without charge or
obligation to purchase'.
fifth Avenue.fr 35th Street
K H. Mic; 1 CCs (Unctions tre Their Uw pticer.
Htrald Scarf, Bro3dir, 34th to 35th St
S -S N-. -W ' '
TheTORTLRES of DEAFNESS.
II luu are aiMriril with UcKiienor .'olei
In tlir Har depMr iioloniter Hr, Saltan
,,f Psrl- ulll irlce veil irrAlultoutly aa
Infallible, ji i simple and InnpenMvo reclpt
v, likti indlCJllv cures Hits muI InOrnilt'.
su 4n write lo
Dr. SAIS0N, 84 RUE D'HAUTEVILLE,
I'AltlS. 1-It A mi:.
The Carroll Art Galleries
rorinltlitli' Inhibition- nrt Sate ot
Paintings, Bronzes and Arl Objects
64 WEST 38ttr STREET.