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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Rain and colder to-dny; fair and colder to
morrow; wind shifting to northwest.
Detailed weather reports will be found on page IS.
VOL. LXXX. NO. 187.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1913. CopyrlflM, 1S-13. by the Sun Printing nnd VuhUMng Auocinthn.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
70 LIVES LOST
Oormnn Cruiser Runs Down
Destroyer OiT Helgoland
at Night Manoeuvres.
i: OK THE CREW SAVED
Commander of Destroyer
Tried to Cross Bow
of Bigger Vessel.
KUSKIt DKKPTjY C.R1EVED
Orders All Fines Hnlf Mnst
Few Details of Disaster
frrrial Cablt Pup-itci to Tim Pcn.
Berlin, March a-- Two officers nnd
mty-clght men were drowned early to
day when the German cruiser Yorck
rammed and sank the German torpedo
hu.u destroyer SITS off the Island of
Helgoland. In the North Pea. Tlip small
t r lwit went down so quickly that only
fifteen of her crew of elghty-llvo were
,ived. LleuL Pics, the noting com
mander of the sunken vessel, was
among those lost.
The exnet circtimstnnccs of the dls
rster nro not yet known. It Is under
ftiod, however, that night mtinn'Urcs
were going on and In the early morning
t e vessels were operating without
slits The cruisers and battleships
were sailing nt full speed In simile tile.,
Lieut lies with his boat S17s tried to
pass through this column, between the
Y rck and the cruiser ahead of her.
It appears that he miscalculated the
c.stance. for the cruiser crashed into
' s vessel nnd sent her to til" bottom,
i . 'inic thr-niRh her thin Miles like a
l tufe The destroyer wan broken In
.md sank in a moment. The groat
lis.s ..f life is in t minted for li the fact
t .a1 most of tin i rew were below decks
ii- tl.elr "tnt . u'- at the time and had
i ehanco to k,i, h the deck before the
sank The f w who were saved wele
on deck at the time of the collision.
The Ynrck immediately signalled to
thr ..thT essoin .mil al'. reversed cn
j. nes ind "rni out boats to rescue the
s .r iiors. bji .inly the fifteen mentioned
wer pu ked up There Wele slxlj-foiir
tli sT'iji ts engaged In '.h. tn n i nvn
and thev also sen; oui bouts to look for
Th.s is the genr rally anep.ed story,
but Admiral von Tirpitz. the M'nlster of
Marine, In announcing the dNaster In
the Itelchstng. said he did not know
whether it h.id occurred during the
manieuvros or immediately afterward
wnen the extinguished lights had been
replaced. He said there was .1 natural
feeling of lassitude after the strain of
.he work during the manu'iivres. He
ascribed the fact that so few were saved
n the high ea. the stormy weathe r and
the darkness, lie added:
"The navy deeply mourns the early
deaths of so many of their comrades
nnd will revere their memory. The
1 iptnnry of the disaster will spur the
r.avy to fulfil their duty to the Km
pernr and the empire."
n..!her version of the nccldent given
to-night is that the HITS was rammed In
the course of a daring night mnnuiivre,
uhich I often practised In the German
taw. namely an attempt of destroyers
and torpedo hnats to cut through a lino
"f battleships and cruisers. This ma
noeuvre, which was Intimated above, has
ausetl the loss of several destroyers In
pasi years, although heretofore there
has never been any such loss of life.
Still another version of tho accident
li that tho destroyers were anchored
seven miles to the northeast of Helgo
ind, exactly In th, course of the
Yorck, and that tho Utter was unable
to tec them In tho storm and dark
ness. The lost officers are Senior Lieu
"nam I'les, the acting commander, and
Senior Lieutenant Schede. Llcuten-
-f'aptaln von Zastro, the com
i i.inder of tho destroyer, was away
i iavn of absence. The masts of the
rr'.j..r now barely show above the
T - Kaiser, who learned of the dls-r-
r ,1' Vllh lmshaven, was deeply
t k i He Immediately Issued orders
1 th" w.ti ships to place their (lags
3 f mast. Tho survivors of the
ixi- .irrhetl at Wllhclmshaven
rl he destroyer S177. The navel
- es-el I'lelss has sailed for the
t ' f 1 he disaster.
Ynrik is a triple screw turbine
"f :i Sou tons displacement. She
i.plftnl In mo. She Is 103'J
- .md of fiTjij, feet beam. She
1 t by tllohni .t 'oss for about
1 carries thirty-two guns, n
1 t 'ur S " Inch and ten ' Inch; Is
PI e with four torpedo tubes, She
oiilv armored with Krupp steel
' tni bus a crew of S37.
rprj.i boat KITS was of tho
-a ivpe, displaced C3C tons, and
'ir'wi by turbines that gave her a
m speed of thirty-two knots,
it-d a battery of guns ranging
i v , to twenty-four pounders.
IT S A "JOLLY," SAYS OLNEY.
I 'i r.-tl ,1 ,MI, ,o,i (ion tn the
oiii'l of S, .liiineN'n,
N"" M.111I1 Klcharil Olney was
" 1 1 1 -ed this afternoon when told
'' ' ' d mniored In Washington ho
I ' 1 ' Kin-'d tor the Ambassadorship
t 'if St. .lames's.
II ' hevc It," said Mr. Olney.
putting up a Job on the
i w. uld nccept tho post if
' " 1 " him. Mr Olney replied:
f t. it r Is so iniprobabtc that
picf. (vt t answer tho question.
If I may bo permitted to say so, some
wllf tflvlajt Ue public a 'Jolly.'
FLAGLER HURT BY A FALL.
Suffer I'rom Severe lllp llml-en In
I'lllin Heneli Home.
Uilm Hkacii, Kin., March f.. Henry
M. Klagler Is confined to his room iu
the result of 11 fall yesterday nt Whit
ehall, his home. He Is suffering from
severe bruises of his right hip and Is
ntlended by Dr. Owne Kenan, who said
"Mr. Klaglor Is getting along nil
right. He Is seriously bruised and suf
fers from shock. Kxcept for hlt nil
vnnced age the fall would have
amounted to nothing. Ho ! 11 man f
remurknble vitality, and while the nc
cldent was a shock he bore It well."
Mr. Klagler was walking across n
ninrblc lloor In his home and was alone
when he fell. The comer of n rug
slipped under him nnd he went down,
breaking his full with his nrms, but
He l S3 years old. Prior to the fall
he had been about the tesort dally, hav
ing recoveted from n severe attack of
grip he had six weeks ago In St. Augustine.
LEVI P. MORTON ILL.
rnrmer Vlcc-Prcililf til Stricken
III rifth tciiiif limit)..
Levi I. Morton, Vice-President of the
Knited States from 1SSH until ISM and
Governor of New York, lilt." and 1S96. is
III nt his home. iis Klfth avenue.
Dr. Hermann M Higgs, his physician,
said last night :
'Mr. Morton has been ill several days,
but we do not look for any untowatd
developments. While his condition Is
very serious, it is not critical."
Mr. Morton Is In his eighty-ninth yenr.
He Is suffering 'from general debility
due to his advanced age Ills l.nme- :
dlate relatives have been informed of his ,
WOOD NO LONGER
CHIEF OF STAFF
Donlit KisN CotH'rrninir
KtMiistntotneiit by Spcit
W.isiiismciN. March ."j Hy a pro
vision of the Knited State Army legu-
latiotis Major-Gen I."onanl Chief .
of Stall of the Army, to-night cease to
hold that position Whether or not he
Is to be reinstated by Secretary of War
G,irri-on is one of the mot mtere.stinr:
of innutneniblo questions of personnel
raised by the advent of a new Adminis
It is ro-piired by the rule of the army
lUelf that upon the taking oCjlco .fl)0niumi.-
a nev President tb Chief of Stiff shill
n'ttotviticMly I"' relieved of his duties '
Th.s regulition was drafted for the pur-!
po-e of enabling an incoming President j
or Secret iry of War ti choose his own I
military advi-er without embarrassment
to the orticer happening to hold thai 1
were it not tor the tact mat the army whom the doctor has tieen in cIosh touch
legislation of the laht to yearn has been , for the last few days, knew yesterday
marked l,v the inten opposition of Hep- fr"m whrtf l,olnt they w,lll'i hear from
resentative Hav of Virginia, chairman of V" ''.'"'"""r ""'m )"H '.""V"'
1 departure from the Waldorf yesterday,
the Hoiii-e ( ommittee on Military Affair. , however. Dr. Krledmann kept his prom
to all tli relorms proposed by ('ten Wood, mm of two days ago to place at the
there would be jitH doubt in Washington 1 ditposal of Dr. Lederle n s,-imple of his
about his retention as Chief of Staff.
he is not retained ns ( hief of
Stall' it is expected that he will get com-
mand of one of three great administrative
deirtments created by the recent re
orKanratiou of the army.
The names of Maior-Gens. William H,
Carter, now coninnnding the second
division mobilised nt (lalveston, Tf..
and of Thomas H. Harry, commanding
tho Eastern Deuirtment at New York,
ure being, most prominently mentioned
as possible successors to Gen Wood.
STANDARD OIL SUED AGAIN.
Trim rhnrue- -1 Monopol? unit .ak
I'llien Tflllllllliu fjs,or,,00ll.
Gkkknvillk, Tex., Match 5. The
State of Texas this afternoon, through
Its Attorney-General. H. K Looney, e
an ouster suit against the Standard
Oil Company, Its subsldlarle and Indi
vidual members. The petition asks for
penalties totalling $JS, 025,000, fore.
closure on certain properties of the j
corporations .0 assure payment of the
.llcor.1. .11,..-. ... tV... ,.ll...,n.l
The penalties sought are the largest ,
ever asked In a single suit in the conn-
try. Violation of tho Texas anti-trust j
laws Is given as canto foe the action, j
Tho defendant companies nro the
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey,
Standard Oil Company of New York.
Magnolia Petroleum t'. mpany of Texas
and Corslcnna Petroleum Company of
Texas. The Texas concerns are alleged
in the petition to bo but. branches of 1
the two Kastern oil companies.
The Individual defendants nro: Court
ney Marshall and Georgn C. Greer,
Heaumont; John Se.ily and It. Waverly
Smith, Galveston; 1-3. It. Hrown, W. C.
Proctor. Charles Ilullyn. S. P. While
hill, Jumes M. Garrety, K. K. Plumley
and D. C. Stewart, Corelrnna; A. C.
Cobb and W. P. Gage, Kurt Worth; .1.
Q. Taper, Paris: A. C. Hide. Dallas;
C. N, Payne, Tltusville, Pa.: II. C.
Kolger, Jr., J. C. Kolger and .1. D. Arch
bold, Now York; O. C. IMwards. Nor
walk, Mass.; John D. Rockefeller, How
urii Payne, Charles W. Darkness, c. M.
Pratt and L, Ledynrd, New York.
LEWIS TO SUCCEED GARRISON.
Vlee-Chnnerlliir Will Try Cnr Now
Wor Secretary l.pfl.
It was announced yesterday thnt Vlco
Chaucellor Vivian Lewis will sit In Jer
sey City, beginning March 11, In tho
place of Vice-Chancellor Llndley M.
Garrison, tho new Secretary of War.
Vice. Chancellor Lewis will try the jisen
on Vice-Chancellor Garrison's list on
tho days nlreudy set for their trial.
Chancellor Walker will refor to Vice
Chancellor Backes tho cases on Vice
Chancellor Lewis's calendar,
ADDRESS A MYSTERY
Itorliti Physieinn Vnnishes From
Waldorf After WnraiiiK
PHESS AHENT ALSO OOXE
Trunks Sont to Ilronx Hoiiip.
lmt Wife Snys Sin Hns
Not SctMi Him.
The 'Waldorf gnvo wnrnlng to Dr.
K. Krledmann yesterday afternoon
that If he wanted to make doctor's
others out of Ills rooms In the hotel for
the reception of tuberculosis patients,
he would have to look elsewhere for
accommodations. The German physician
took the hint, packed up his ovens, cul
tures anil trunks and left, followed by
Where Ijr Krledmann nnd his brother.
Dr. Arthur Krledmann, who came here
from Colorado Springs, went for the
night, nobody seems to know. The re
porters, who knew that the Herlln doc
tor had been practically asked to leave,
were watching all the known elevators
of the Waldorf all afternoon.
Hut the doctor escaped, leaving nil
his heavy luggage in the trunk room of
..... .1 ,t t .J- If. ...!
wh" 1"','n l'r,!,M agent-secretary
for the doctor, disappeared at the same
time. Hut his three pieces of luggage
went to 16U Claremont nvenue, the
I loyal Grand apartments, where Mrs.
de Yldal-Huiidt had taken a t-mall
lartment a few days ago. The latter
aid last night that her husband had
not been around for four days nnd she
I did not expect him nt any particular
time. She wild that Dr. 1 rledmann
I was not coming there. In spite of the
rumor to that effect.
The attitude which the manage
ment of the Waldorf took yesterday was
the culmination of it campaign It has
been forced to wage against would-l?
patient of Dr. Krledmann. In spite
of guards which had been placed at Its
1 riitrieii't's. ronsiiMitttlvpM nnd other
tuberculosis patients have entered the
lobbies In large numU'rs and Insisted
upon seeing the tloetor. This was the
way Oscar, the mauiger, put It yester
We are running u hotel for healthy
people and not a sanitarium. Ktidcr
statul we have not otdered Dr. Krled
mann from the hotel. We have, however,
informed him that he must announce
medical headtiiarters In some definite
The swarm of would-be
pat.cnts that has Jiatassed the hotel
lee. ntly has been a little more than wc
hale been utile to handle."
lr. Ii itdmann's disappearance has
left eery lie in the dark as to his
l.t xt steps for the testing of his tuber
culosis serum. Neither Charles K. Kin
lay, the man who was Instrumental
in getting Dr. Krledmanti over here,
for Health Commissioner Lederle, with
much talked of serum
lip I ...l..pl.. ..nL.r.l.... .I.n
-..,.,.,, ,lf thw ..,.1 1,. :.,,e
Hay affect the position taken by the
Health Dep.il tment day before ester
day when It said that It would not Itself
undertake any tests of tho Krletlmann
culture In anv of the clinics or hospitals
under its control. Tho Health Com
missioner said, however, that nothing
stood in the way of Dr. Krledmann
making tests In other Institutions so
long as he complied with tho ruguUtioiu
which were prescribed by the County
Dr. Lederle said he did Jiot cam to
talk of the conditions under which the
t-erum had been left with him, as those
were contldentl.il. The Hoard of Health
will take Mich bacteriological nnd chem
ical examination as It sees lit, but will
not necessarily make public Its Ilndlngs.
Dr. Lederle said:
"The piesent examination of the
serum has nothing to do with the clin
ical tests which the department declined
to make for various reasons, but which
mav be made In many other hospitals.
Tl.n . . . ... I .1 .1 t.... 1.. I..... ... .....I... -
! ' -VJ" V"""". ,..J".".r.. ' " A, ,V:
Krledmann told us when ho was hero
Dr. Arthur Krletlmann made the state
ment yesterday that "arrangement!) for
the tests of the cure would be nil Mxed
up In a day or so." Just what he meant
by this could not be Itarned. It was
evident that he could not refer lo tho
suggested use of the Montelloro Homo
at ninth street nnd liroadway for tho
testing of the remedy, when It was
learned that the board of managers and
the medical director of that institution
had decided positively against the prop
osition, for the present at least.
The men who were prominent In get
ting Dr. Krledmann to tills country are
not nbashed by these reverses. They
am still doing their utmost to tlnd a
hospital with which Dr. Krledmann may
ally himself nnd carry out the tests
under the conditions laid down by tho
County Medical Society, 1 me of these
men, who did not wish his nnmn used,
said yesterday that he had secured the
promise from one hospital of the use
of Its establishment for the euro tests.
He said, however, that he had been un
able to gain from Dr. Krledmann un
acceptance of the offer.
CHICAGO INVITES FRIEDMANN.
Mritlrnl forloty Wnnli flerinnn'a
VlcM on Cure of TutirrcnloU,
CtitCAtio, March H. Dr. K. K. Tried,
nnmn of Herlln was Invited to-day to
come to Chicago with his tuberculosis
serum. Dr. P. .1. II. Knrroll, secretary
of tho Chicago Medical Society, to-night
telegraphed an Invitation to the Ger
man scientist to present beforo that
body his vluws on tho treatment of tu-berculoiU.
MAWSON'S NARROW ESCAPE.
tlxptnrrr Tell Hon Tito Compan
ion nird In Antnrcllc.
.iptclnl Cablt Detpalch to Tint Sux.
Stdnkt, N. H. W Mnrch C rrof.
David received a wlreleHS despatch to
day from Dr. Muwson of tho Australian
Antnrctlc expedition which hIiowh thnt
his party suffered 03 much ns members
of Cnpt. Scott's expedition. He says:
"Whllo exploring on December 4
new coast lino 300 miles iiouthcast of
our winter quarters N'lnnls with n dog
team and almost nil tho food disap
peared Into an unfnthomablo crovasse.
"Mertz and myself with an Inade
quate supply of provisions and six starv
ing dogs started over tho plateau for
tho hut. Wo were retarded by bad
weather. Wo subsisted chiefly on the
dogs. Mertz died on January 17 from
causes arising from malnutrition.
"I arrived alono nt tho hut on Keb
ruary 7, having travelled through the
snow and fogs, miraculously guided by
Providence through deeply crevapsed
areas. The Aurora, my ship, had waited
until It was no longer snfe nnd had left
only n few hours before my arrival at
tho hut. Six men were left there to
search for me."
SULZER AND MURPHY
IN PATRONAGE TALK
Report Is That O'Gormnn Is to
Shnke the Federal
Washington, March S. An Important
conference In regard to Kcderal patron
age In New York State was held to
night In the Shorehum hotel. It was
attended by Gov. Sulzer. Chas. K. Mur
phy, Senator O'Gormati, Norman K,
Mack, William II. Kltzpatriek of K.rlc
county and John If. McCoocy, the
The conference followed n talk that
Gov. Sulzer had hud with President
The Impression prevailing here since
Gov. Sulzer arrived In town Is that he
would make an effort to get President
Wilson's ear In the matter of Kcderal
patronage In New York. If he could
do that It would be n big help to him
In his pretensions to pet himself up as
the Democratic Stnte leader.
It Is believed that Gov. Sulzer
broached this subject at his conference
with the President nnd that he learned
then that President Wllon will be
guided In New York patronage matters
chiefly by Senator O'Clorman.
It was reported after the meeting of
the leaders at the Shoreham to-night
that Gov. Sulzer had Iwn "spanked"
and that the understanding was
reached that Senator ''Gorman should
handle the patronage situation.
It Is believed that some of the choic
est plums that will fall to Democrats
In New York were distributed nt this
conference, but the leaders were mum
when It broke up.
Gov. Sulzer gave a knffe klatsch In
the ellow parlor In the New Wlllard
Hotel to-day. His 'guests were the four
teen Indian chiefs, headed by Hnl-
, low Horn Hear and Ited Cloud.
The party proceeded to devour a
rep.ist of sweetmeats, washed down
with large cups of strong coffee They
listened to the music of the Spanish
students' orchestra, hut conversation
was noticeably slack while the tables
At the conclusion of the repast Hol
low Horn Hear expressed to Gov. Sulzer,
through an Indian Interpreter, the
thanks of the Indians for the past ef
forts of the Governor as a legislator In
Congress In behalf of the aborigines.
Hollow Horn Hear was followed by Ited
Cloud, who expressed similar senti
ments. The chiefs appeared In full savage
regalia. Just as yesterday they had par
ticipated in the great Inaugural pageant.
PRINCETON BURGLAR ARRESTED.
Arcii-nl of Untitling Colleur Student-
Pnt.vcKToN. N. .1 . March 5. Princeton
Cnlverslty was thrilled to-day by tho
arrest of a man who, It Is believed, has
been robbing the college students for
the last three months.
Tho thctts have totalled more than
$3,000 and have lieen committed when
the students were nt their meals. The
thief, who has refused to give the police
his name or any Information regarding
himself, was raptured after a struggle
by James Hlgglns, a campus pollcemnn.
This afternoon he waived a hearing and
was held on tlvo charges for the next
M'sslon of the Grand Jury.
TAFT'S TRUNKS AT NEW HAVEN.
I ICi-l're-ltlrnl I Kxirrtnl TUrre
I I'lral WrvU In April.
j Nkw Haven. Conn.. March .1. A
wagonload of trunks belonging to Mr.
Taft and his family urrlved In this city
' this. afternoon from Washington. The
I trunks were taken to tho Hotel Taft,
where the ex-President and his fam
ily will reside, coming hero the first
week In April.
Kx-Presldent Tuft has Just been
elected to the New Haven Kurt Guard,
the oldest military company of the
To-day the Mrst move was niado In
the plan to glvn Prof. Taft a rousing
old Yalo wolcomo on his arrival next
month, when he comes to take up his
duties In tho Ynln law school. An
appeal was made In tho college paper
for the whole university to turn out and
meet him nt tho railroad station,
ni'TI.ANI IIAII.nOAD TO MO.NTntlAI,.
Mlrcprr leave Grand Central dally 7.I& P. M
rarltculara 131 Broadway, rhone M10 Madison.
BIGGEST LUNCH CLUB
IN TALLEST BUILDING
Downtown Titisitioss Men to
Lrnsp Throe Floors in tho
MANY MWFIUES IMtOMISED
Gymnasium, HiiikIIihII Courts
nnd Lounjrinp: Kooms to lie
Rankers, lawyers nnd business men
who have ofllres In the vicinity of the
Wool worth Hulldlng nro organizing a
luncheon club which will occupy three
floors high up In New York's grentest
skyscraper nnd which will be ready for
use nbotit September 1.
The New Amsterdam Club will be the
name of one of the most handsomely
appointed midday clubs In the city. A
committee which Includes Vice-President
McCann of Prank W. Woolworth &
Co. and II. T. Parson of that concern
are working on the details of the new
organization. They expect to have
ubout 1.000 on the membership list.
.lohn II. Thorpe, manager of the Itnil
road Club In the Hudson Terminal
Hulldlng at 30 Church street nnd one of
the liest known of downtown club super
1 Intendents, Is In charge of the details of
'equipping and furnishing the New Am
sterdam Club. Kor eighteen years Mr.
Thorpe was the superintendent of the
I-awyers (Tub tu the old Kqultable Life
Assurance Society Hulldlng. Mr. Thorpe
was selected by the late Henry Baldwin
Hyde lo conduct the Uawyers Club.
After long experience In conducting per
haps the best known luncheon club In
the city Mr. Thorpe nt the invitation of
William G. MeAtloo, president of the
Hudson Tunnels nnd the new Secretary
of the Treasury, took charge of the
Now the oiganlzers of the New Am
sterdam Club ate leaving to him the
practical details of that organization.
Mr. Thorpe was busy yesterday over
blue prints and contracts.
"Wc linieu't got inueli furth'jr than
the blue print stage," said Mr. Thorpe
yesterday, "but this much Is nssured,
that the New Amsterdam Club will
milk with the llnest of luncheon clubs.
Last August several gentlemen who
have offices within a short distance
of the Woolworth Hulldlng conceived
the notion that the building would be
an Ideal place for a llrst rate luncheon
club. You might think that there were
enough such clubs In New York to sup-
1 ply the demand that exists iimong
I business and professional men for lux
I urlous accommodations, but the or
j ganlzers of the New Amsterdam find
I that there Is a great demand for a new
I "The New Amsterdam will occupy
illiriru Moors-- the twenl -seventh,
twenty-eighth ami twenty-ninth of the
Woolworth Hulldlng. These lloors nro
1 at the top of the main building and
j Just where the tower begins. They
'Oierlook the Island and the rivers nnd
I there are few skyscrapeis that Inter
! fere with the view In any direction.
I The club will have 30.000 square feet
of tloor space. It will cost somewhere
near t. 00,000 to furnish and equip the
"In addition to the usual comforts
and luxuries the New Amsterdam will
h.ne a gymnasium, squash courts,
handball courts, private dining rooms
for ladles, beautiful writing nnd loung-
, ing rooms and a most attractive grill.
!ln the grill, which will be Mulshed In
1 buff, will be many things descriptive
1 and reminiscent of old New Amsterdam.
I "The membership may be limited to
1,000. That point has not yet been
1 settled. We expect to hnve the club
I ready for use by September 1, 1913."
Tho committees and organization of
the New Amsterdam Club will be an
nounced next week.
MOTHER HELPS WIFE WIN SUIT,
31 r. llrlgu I'nllooa Soii-ln-ln vr nnd
l)loree la (irHntril.
Because of the detective work on the
part of her mother, Mrs. Marian
Hlshop obtained a decree of divorce
yesterday from l'dward L. Bishop, a
teller lu the Lincoln National Hank.
Mrs. Gertrude L. Hrlggs, mother of
Mrs. Hlshop, said she had a suspicion
1 that her son-in-law was taking tea with
women friends al the Hotel Vander
bllt and the Park Avenue Hotel. She
went down to the Park Avenue Hotel
to watch for him and saw him with a
woman she didn't know. Mrs. Hliggs
then notified her daughter's attorney,
who had lihhop and his companion fol
lowed. Later Mrs. Hrlggs went to the
Hotel Normandle with a woman friend
and Identified Bishop's writing on the
Hlshop consented to pay his wife $7B
a month alimony. They were married
YOUNG WIVES ALLEGE BIGAMY.
One ietn lll-nree mill I lie Other
l'roinl-r tn Help liuulmrlil.
Two young wives, scarcely out of
short dresses, were before Supremo
Court Justice Cohnlnn yesterday to help
each other out of marital dllllcultles Into
which they got when they married
Thomas Vincent Holtz. Mrs. Mac Koche
Boltz was suing for divorce on tho
ground that her husbnni' Kas married
to Jean Bond Holtz when ho married
the complainant and Mrs, Jean Bond
Boltz was her chluf witness.
Tho testimony was that Boltz, who Is
In the nutomobllo business, married his
llrst wife In 190 and the other .In 1912,
after eloping with both. Tho first wife
testified that her husband told her
Where his second wife lived. After tho
court had announced that n divorce
would he granted to Mrs. Jean Bond
Boltz the other wife said to her In the
corridor of tho Court House:
"You havo been so good. Now hurry
up nnd suo Tom to annul your mar
riage nnd I will testify for you."
GREAT BEAR PR ING WATER.
10c, per caaa ef flu (toptxrad botttea. Aa.
TO INCREASE SUPREME COURT.
Certnln Deuiocrnl le Lenders Wish
Adillllonnl Anaoclnte Jil-tlee.
Washington, March 0. It became
known to-day thut certain Democratic
lenders will attempt to Increase tho size
of the t'nlted Stntes Supremo Court.
The court Is now mndo up of eight
Associate Justices and a Chief Justice.
There Is a feeing among some mem-
ncrs of Congress thut with a view to
expediting the work of tho court the
personnel of the Supreme Court should
Hills to this effect will be Introduced
In the House nnd the Senate when
Congress reassembles In April.
WILSON DONS OFFICE INSIGNIA.
Knitle I'lmliloiiril Into n
tinlil Scurf 11 it.
Wasiiinotov, March C. President
Wilson donned his "Insignia of olllce" to
day despite the fact that American
Preslents have no uniform or otllclnl
lidge to distinguish them from any
I 'resident Wilson has provided himself
with un emblem. It is the spread eagle
Shield or tlie t'nlted States like the
eagle on a sliver dollar fashioned into I
a scarfpln about ns big us n .lime I
When he appeared In his new olllce to-
day It was noticed' ho wolo the pin.
which he had made by 11 Tienton
Jeweller, for the Mrst time. It Is gold
CANNON SELLS HIS FARM.
Kx-S'inikr-r (Jets 1011,0011 for
Acres In Illinois.
Danvilli:. 111., March ICx-Con-gressmnn
Cannon to-day sold his farm,
11 400 acre plot, at Klthlan, west of
here, to Kdunrd Stephens and Kred
erlck Kndlcott, both of Klthlan, for
The land was bought by Mr. Cannon
In IhbO at $25 un ncre.
SUFFRAGE WINS IN MICHIGAN.
iM-KlftlHlnre Will Submit Uiirstlon to'
Voter In April.
, Li.vstNit, Mich., March . An equal
suffrage amendment to the Constitution
passed In both houses of the Legisla
ture to-day. It will Ih submitted to the
v,1tm. nt 1lnli1t-:m lit tltr. Vr.rtl ..If, .!.,
tho electors to decide if women shad
have the right to vote.
If the amendment Is adopted at tho
election It will grant suffrage lo men
nnd women on equal terms.
Boston, March .1. Woman suffrage ;
experienced its annual setback in I
Massachusetts to-day. The legislative!
committee on constitutional amend-1
ments reported to the House against the j
resolvo to let women vote. ;
AVIATOR JONES LOST.
rnl Offlolnln Did ol llenr I'riwi
lllm l.ii-l .MkIiI,
Harry Jones, an aviator, who was ex-
peeled to land near the city with a ,
parcel post bag from Boston, could not
bo found last night. He hns been n
month or more on the way, having had
several accidents. '
Postmaster Morgan had not heard of
his arrival, nor had other post olllce
officials. Jones did not land at Gov
ernor's Island or Hempstead. All trace
of the airman seemed to have been lost
after he passed over Greenwich. Hying
low, yesterday afternoon. I
BRinuEroiiT, Conn., March .". The par- I
eel isist aviator, Harry Jones, Mew from!
Bridgeport nt 3:4T. P. M., expecting to
reach New York cit in about an hour. 1
He was not sure whether or not he
would alight near the Polo Grounds ori
at Garden City.
WOULD ABANDON STATE HOME.
Alirsrn I'lniln Too llnnv IMrra
.Shelter for Wionnnl C.lrla.
Albanv, March !i. The abandonment
of the House of Shelter at Alnany. a re
formatory for wayward girls, is recom
mended by State Klre Marshal Ahearn
because of eleven Incendiary tires In the
Institution since January 1.
The shelter houses thirty wayward
girls, many of whom are kept there be
fore being sent to reformatory or Jail.
The recent outbreaks wefe credited to
ttiiiu.i t n... iw.pti fll v Hnttilnr.il
The State Hoard of Charities Is urged :
to force the abandonment of the lntl- j
CANAL ZONE PART OF U. S.
Court Mollis Itt'nlilfiic e There la Suf
ficient foe .Nnttiriillntlnn
Plllt.1r1Ki.rniA, March .'. Judge
Thompson In the Naturalization Court
to-day decided that the Canal Zone Is
a portion of tin1 I'nlted State and
that residence In the Canal Zone per
mits u person to seek naturalization
In this country.
The decision was given In the case
of Louisa Ktirath. The Government
sought to bar the woman from natural
ization nltlumgh she hail been employed '
as a Government nurse lu the Canal
Zone for the last six years.
The case of Miss Kurath passed upon 1
to-day was the Mrst case to come un
der the Jurisdiction of the Bureau of
Naturalization since It became n part .
of the Department of Labor yesterday.
TWO HOLDUP MEN SURRENDER.
Devil . Anae'a Grnml-on nml I'llnej
Were ImpreifiiHlily 1'orllfleil.
Williamson, W. Va March fl. -oung
John llnttleld, grandson of Dovll Anse,
and Clove Cllne, alleged to have held up
a freight train at Wharncllffe for more
j than six hours, suspending traffic on
j an entire division, voluntarily cnmo
from their fortress and surrendered to
Doputy Sheriff En Lambert hero to-day.
With thirty retainers they held an
Impregnable position and were prepared
to withstand a long siege. Pickets were
out for half a mile In nil directions.
Hob Hatfield, father of John, and
Johnse, another sci of Dovll Anse, In
duced the fugitives to surrender.
HatMeld and Cllno did not rob the
train, hut held It by covering tho crew
with revolvers merely as a lark, their
DAY AN OVATION
Breaks First Rule He Mndc
nnd Shakes Hands With
WARNS OFFICE SEEKERS
Won't See Them, ns He Hns
Turned Over Pntronngc
UPSETS OLD TRADITIONS
Issues Statement in First Person
Sits in Roosevelt's Old
Wasiiinotov, March i.---Woodrow
Wilson's first Important act as Presi
dent was to serve notice Hint he has
shifted the burden of patronage dis
tribution from his own shoulders to
thoso of the members of his Cabinet.
This notice came in the form of nn
announcement from the President him
self that he feels constrained to d.
cllne to see office seekers except when
he himself Invites un Interview,
This statement by the new President
was only one of several developments
which Indicated the Inauguration of a
new regime nnd new methods at the
Heretofore it lias been customary for
all White House statements to be Is
sued In the third person, Not so with
Mr. Wilson. He handed out n type
written slip, written In the Mrst person,
announcing that he had offered nn Am
bassadorship to National Chairman
William K. McCombs and disclosing that
Mr. McCombs could have had a place
In thelcablnet If he had so desired.
Also there were indications of the
application of President Wilson's open
door policy at tho White House. Jo
seph P. Tumulty, the President's bee
rotary, was on tap for all visitors. Ho
bobbed in nnd out of his ofHces and half
tho time was holding conferences In
the crowded anterooms. If the visi
tors could not come to Tumulty he camo
to them. The photographers who usually
have been shooed away from the White
House mndo straight for the "open
door" nnd for several hours snapped and
resnappfd everybody nnd everything In
There was one feature of the pro
gramme, which President Wilson Is sup
posed to have mapped out before he
came to Washington, that did not seem
to work out well. It had been said that
Mr. Wilson was determined not to waste
time shaking hands with visitors. Only
about 2.000 persons greeted him to-day,
lmt It was pleaded In extenuation that
this was un unusual occasion and ne
cessitated a lot of public handshaking.
It Is hard to say whether the horde
of office seekers that has already In
vaded Washington or the members of
Congress were Jarred the harder by
President Wilson's patronage statement.
It was apparent Immediately that Ills
declaration of freedom meant that tho
Cabinet officers under his Administra
tion will wield a much more powerful
nrm than In previous years. Mr. Wil
son's statement is interpreted as prac
tically putting all of tho vast post office
patronage at the disposal of Albert S.
Burleson, his Postmaster-General. Tho
word had hardly been passed from tho
White House before the line of attack
by office seekers was shifted toward
the several departments of tho Gov
ernment, and from now on Mr. Wil
son's advisers who control patronage,
nre certain to lead merry lives.
Here is the statement Issued by the
"The President regrets that he Is
obllsed to announce that he deems it hl.i
duty to decline to see applicants far ofllco
in person .except when he himself invite
',it Is his purpose and desire to devota
his attention very earnestly and lery con
stantly to the business of the Government
ami the large questions of policy ntlectlng
the whole nation, and he knows fom his
experience as Governor of New Jersey
(where It fell to him to make Innumerablo
appointments) that the greater part both
of his time mill of hl energy will be spent
In peisounl inlet vWnvs with candidates,
unless lie sets an Invariable rule In t))o
"It Is his Intention to deal with ap
pointments throush the hearts of the v
eral executive departments."
The President lsmcd his patronage
statement us soon as he reached his
office and beforo he had received u
Mr. Wilson got to the Executive
offices this morning Just In time to
witness tho swearing In of Mr. Tumulty,
Ills private secretary. He shook haijiis
with his secretary and about twenty
of the hitter's friends, who had wit
nessed tho cjeremony, and then stepped
Into his own office to begin the duties
of his llrst day in the Presidency.
Mr. Wilson found when ho entered
his office n large high backed chair
with a red scat which did not harmonlzo
at all with tho ijceen color scheme
of the rest of the furniture. It was
explained to him then thy t President
Tuft had bonght tho chair ho had oc
cupied and carried It away as a sou
venir. The clerks In the office had re
called that Theodore Roosevelt had left
this big red rlrnlr behind when he de
parted from tho White House, so they
had lugged It out and set It down In
tho greon color echemo of the rqom.
President Wilson ullowed that the Col
onel's chair would do until he could get
one of hi own.
Tho first business taken up by the
new President wns to dictate letters to
retiring Cabinet members and their
assistants nnd secretaries, accepting
Charles 11. Crane of Chlcaco, who baa