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VOL. LXXXL NO. 212. NEW YORK, TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1914. copvhvm, m. t s jm, and runw,fl ..dotto.
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CLARK TO MAKE
Speaker's Speech Expected to
Have Biff Political
HOUSE SURE FOR REPEAL
Senator J. Ham Lewis As
serts Peril of War
STATEMENT BY WILSON
Says Clinipc of Deal With
Britain Ik ''Insult" Cnlls
Exemption a Subsidy.
WaMMNOToK. March 30. On the eve
of the vote by tin- Houha on the tolta re
peal bill every Indication pointed to a
sweeping victory for President Wilson.
Opponents of the Administration were
claiming to-night that they wore making
tnroadi Into the Administration force,
but the President will probably curry the
day by a majority of at least 50.
The rretMenr owa Irlends eatlmatea
that the reseat W" woald througa
martin nf more than KT.
In the Senate the situation after a day
of akirmUhlns by both sides remains
cloJe. but with the chances favoring- the
President and hi followers.
The vote In the House will come early
to-morrow evening, but before that there
will be a roar of heavy artillery from
bath aides. Speaker Clark win nine me
(!oor and deliver what Is expected to be
or. of the most Important' speeches of
his career. On It Is likely to depend
t,ot only the Speaker's own political
future but the prospect for harmony In
the party Itself.
President Wlleon showed dep feeling
M-day over the charge that ho hud made
a deal with Great llrltaln In the Panama
Canal tolls matter. He characterized the
charges as an "Insult."
,Nw I.Uht Thrown.
He threw new light on the International
exigencies which. In his opinion, demand
the rfpeal of the exemption clause, and
disclosed for the first time tliat he did not
belleio the repeal would constitute a
violation of the Democratic platform.
Senator J. Ham Lewis of Illinois star
tled the Senate- by declaring that the oc
cupation of Mexico by JSngland. Germany
and France was the International crisis
ffirwl by President WlUon.
The Illinois Senator predicted that In
the ent of this disaster llutsla would
rli Alaska and Japan tako the Philip
pine and Hawaii.
Nearly thirty speeches were made in
the lloue In the course of the day, sev
eral of which reiterated the attacks upon
WILSON FEELS INSULTED.
earnts Charnr Thnt Mr Una a De.il
With llrltatn on Tolls.
Washington, March 30. President Wil
son i of erred with considerable feeling to
day to a charge that has been made In
Congress that he had entered Into a deal
with Great Hrltaln by which the latter
nation was to fret a repeal of the tolls ex
emption legislation nnd in return waa to
support President Wilson's Mexican policy.
The Frrtldent eharaeterled this at oie
of a lumber of "Inaaltt" that have keea
lajteted Into the tolls debate.
He expressed great regret at what
seemM to him to be a degenerating of
the debate Into an effort to discredit the
Administration. He declared, however,
that the outcome would not be affected
ine wnoie tiling rcmunus me, sam
V r, "of a story I used to be very fond of
telling of a ury effectlvo debater I need
not say where this hapicned who sent
& challenge Into a country, hostile to him,
to debate. Tho ieople down there did not
like the Job very much, but they put up
the man they liked best and who waa
eenerally put up on such occasions, a
great, big husky fellow whom they called
The challenger was given the first hour
f the two hours allotted to the debate
and he had not got moro than half way
through hs speech when It became evi
dent that ho was convincing the audience
when one of Tom's partisans In the back
cf the room called out: Tom, Tom, call
tlm u har and malto it a fight I
' The Mar Ktaae Reached.
That Is tho stage this has reached."
M the President's concluding sentence.
The, President also reiterated to-day
toe reasons which had caused him to take
etanJ for tho repeal of the tolls exemp-
, non cmu-e, lie told visitors that the In
ternational exigency referred to by him
'& merely the unanimity of opinion
among Urn Powers that the exemption vlo
Isles the Hay-Pauncefote treaty.
This statement from the President was
How to the contention! which some
f his supporters In Congress have been
making In the last few days that an un-
dltclnsed International crisis was behind
the President' Insistence upon the repeal
rullilrlana here fear that the President
hare nreatata tall Botltloa Ihroifh
They arc of the opinion that the ad
fclixlon that the so-called International
rials cotulata merely In tho fact that
lie nations of the world are united unor
H'e meaning of tho treaty with Great
Hrltaln leaves tho Administration leaders
ml i L .
'lth a -veakar Argument than they would
nave had If they had been able to con.
unue to refer to the situation an being!
Jul ConKnuea oh fowl fat.
XIXBY LEADS CLARKE BY 102.
Returns of 18B,BBII Votes la Arkaa.
aas, Witts Mare to Came la.
liiTTtn Rook, Ark., March 30. After a
day during which the lend changed from
one candidate to the other as return
drifted In an analysis of a total vote of
135.SS8 showed Judge W. V. Klrby to be
exactly 102 votca ahead of United States
Senator James !. Clarke. On the 'face
of these returns he aeems the winner, but
later returns may again chanxe the lead.
Judge Klrby made "free tolls" one of
his main arguments. This Is popular In
Arkansas. Judge Klrby also won votes
by charges that the national Administra
tion had Interfered on behalf of Clarke,
letters favorable to Clnrko's 'candidacy
from President Wilton and Secretary
Dryan seem to have won voles for Klrby.
SAILOR EATEN BY SHARKS.
He Felt Overboard Front a Veaarl la
Special Cools DsaeefrA to Tat Sen.
Havana, March 10. A report from Isa
bella de Sagua says Hoatswaln Lunem
berg of the steamer Uorncy Castle fell
from the bridge of the vessel Into the har
bor to-day and was devoured by sharks
before a rescuing boat could be lowered.
WASHINGTON TO POT
A CURB ON MALONE
Superiors Displeased by His Ut
terances Not Wilson's
Washinotom, March 30. Dudley Field
Malone. Collector of the Port of NVw
Tork, Is to Ik Informed that It Is the
opinion of his official superiors that he
ought to attend moro strictly to the
duties of his ottlce.
Mr. Malone'a statement In the morning
newspapers commenting on the recent
appointments of Qov. Glynn of New York
has aroused the Ire of Administration
leaders. They want Mr. Malone to quit
The Intimation Is to.be conveyed to the
Collector that his ubsences from the
Custom House on pleasure Jaunta and for
other purposes are not looked upon with
favor in Washington. One of the pur
poses of the anticipated communication
to Mr. Malone Is to throw a dash of cold
water upon the enthusiasm with which
he has taken up the task of expressing 1
the sentiments of the national Adminis
tration upon political developments In
New Tork State.
Friends of the President here believe
that the Job of Collector Is large enough
to engage all of Mr. Malone'a enera-lea
and that adequate attention to hit office 1
iu reauu in longer spells of silence aa
to what President Wilson thinks or what I
Jlr, Mnlone thinks the Prcsldnt thlnka.
Officials here have felt embarrassment
at the statements bearing upon New
York politics nnd the fight for party re
organization thtro made by Mr. Malone
In the last few months.
Tnis feeling was drawn to a head bv
Mr. Malone'a action yesterday in Issuing
a statement declaring that tho greatest
"u"'ur Ul wv- u'nns appointments
i ru nopeiessiy oaa ana demonstrated
that the State ndmlnlstratlon is domi
nated by tho Murphy Influence. Mr.
Malone In making this statement Inti
mated that he expressed the sentiments
of the President.
The vpecifli: reason assigned for the
anticipated admonishing of Mr. Malone Is
repeated absences from his post. These
have Included a number of visits to Wash
ington nnd most recently a vacation trip
President Wilson let II be known to
day that Mr. Malone Is not to be regarded
as the mouthpiece of the Administration.
Tho President considers himself th.
mouthpiece and does not share thla re
sponsibility with any one.
Care waa taken, however, to make It
clear that this utterance ought not to be
considered aa casting any reflection upon
While denial waa made hero to-day
that anybody was authorized to speak for
President Wilson In regard to Gov.
Glynn's appointments it was believed
In orflclal circles that tho announcement
of Gov. Glynn's list of appointments will
result In the withdrawal of the tentative
approval which the national Administra
tion conferred on the Governor some
STUDENTS TO MAKE OWN BEDS.
Colaaabla Men Oaer to Take Maids'
Placea oa flandars.
Whether or not they should make their
beds one day a week is the problem be
fore the residents of Hartley, Livingston
and Furnald halls, the Columbia Univer
sity dormitories. A petition was circu
lated yesterday among the dormitory
residents asking that the maids In the
three dormitories get Sundays and holi
days off on condition that the students
agree to make their own beds on these
days. The maids work seven days a
week for I6.2S.
The proposition has met with genoral
favor and up to last night nearly 40 per
cent, of the 800 students rooming In the
three buildings had agreed to make their
own beds one day a week.
MULE MAY FREE HIM OF MURDER
Owner Mast Prove Aalsnal Waa Nat
, Use After Assassination.
Lsxinuton, Ky March SO. If Ited
Tom Davidson can prove that the one
mule he owns was at work for a neighbor
ing farmer on May 3, 1917. he may escape
punishment for hli alleged part In the as
sassination of Ed Callahun, the feud Sher
iff of Breathitt county. The assassins are
alleged to have used Davidson's mule on
which to ride from the scene, but David
. - . .. -tit.! f . V. - I
eon la trying to prove an alibi for the an!-
Davldson'a trial opened at Winoheater,
Ky.. thtt afUrnooa, rtftean rasa are to
THIS "ENOCH ARDEN"
FINDS WIFE WAITING
Capt. Welland of Osman's Army,
Left for Dead at Plevna,
Seeks for 85 Years.
REPORTED AMONG KILLED
Held In Russian Prison Clue
Finally Leads to Happy
A gray haired man of prosperous ap
pearance rapped timidly upon a door on
the third floor of the house at 87 Bouth
Fourth street. In Williamsburg, yesterday
morning. His manner was that of one
who seemed to dread the outcome of ..'hat
was about to happen.
The door opened. Confronting the man
was a woman of about his age. gray
hnlred too. Wondcrlngly she stood as he
walked In. wiping her hands nervously
upon her apron.
For a moment or two he struggled for
speech, then he regained self-control.
"Mary 1" he cried, holding out both hands
to the woman. "Don't you know me?
Don't you know your husband! They
told me you were dead. I've hunted all
over the world for you and Just found you
The woman's face was as gray as her
hair. For a moment she stood as one
dazed. Then she threw herself into his
arms and called his name as her husband.
The door closed upon thei.i. whtle neigh
bors ran to spread tho tidings through
Followed Onan Pasha. '
More than thirty-five years ago Alfred '
Welland, then n prosperous lirltlsh resi
dent of Cairo, Egypt, became involved In
Kgypto-Turklsh politics. He was Intimate
with Oiman Pasha, the Turkish Oenernl,
and enlisted In the Turkish army at tho .
outbreak of the Turko-'Itusslan War. Os
man made him an olftcrr and ho marched
away with his command after saying
good-by to his young wife and their in
fant son. mimed Tor his father. 1
At various times letters from tho front
reached the wife who stayed In Cairo,
telling of her husband's continued safety
anil of n further promotion. Then for
a long period no news came. '
In 1877 tho rumor swept through!
EgJPt that a terrible battle had been
fought at Plevna nnd that thousands had
been, killed and wounded. Official des
patches confirmed this and the list of
the dead contained the naino of Capt. Al
The wife was broken hearted. She
was fairly well to do and had no cause :
' worry on that account, but th loss j.
"er itumiawi maoe nrr very in lor a
,ona" time. When she recovered she sought
10 traco her husbands body, but learned
'hat he hnd been burled In an unnamed
After n year Mrs. Welland sold her
homo In Cairo and with her young son
left the country. She went first to Aus
tralia, travelled thero for a while and
finally came to the United States, settling
in Ntw York. Her son grew up and some
,-cars ago ho married and went to live In
Boston, where business called him. His
mother continued to make her home here
and for some time 'has had an apnrtment
In Williamsburg. Sho had for years been
firm In the belief thnt her husband wns ,
dead and hnd given up the search for
Information about him. ,
In a Hnsstnn Prison. j
Tile scene now changes to Cairo. Two
years after the battle of Plevna thero I
came falterlngly back to that city a worn.
emaciated veteran of the war. It was I
Alfred Welland. who had been left for
dead upon the battle field and had fallen
a prisoner to the enemy. When the Turk
ish relief corps went over the scene later
they found a body that, thougii mutilated
by shot, wan Identified as that of Wel
land. So his name passed from the rolls.
The war ended and tho Itusslan prisons
gave up their captives. Among them waa
Welland. Slowly he made his way to his
home. It was In strangers' hand His
wife and child hail disappears!. Krlenda
told him they had gone to Australia. 1I
followed and heard finally that tliey hail
gone to America.
Again he took up the search, but In this
country it was In voir He was told that
a woman and a boy answering to the de
scription he gave had died in a fever epi
demic. From New York he went to Canada nnd
settled In Montreal, starting In business
as a furniture manufacturer. The years
brought him ntccens, but not all happi
ness, lie never marneu again anu ror a
long time followed many false clues to his
Two years ago he came back to New
York on business. Then hla hopeo were
revived at a report that u Mrs. Welland
was living here. Uut eeurch fulled to re
veal br nnd, he returned to Montreal.
Ten days ago he received from frltmds
Information that they believed they had
really found his wife.
Yesterday he came to New York and
went to tho address the friends had given
him. It waa his wife who opened the door
to him. She too had remained faithful to
his memory and never married.
Last night Mrs. Welland's old home was
closed. She and her husband who was
found after many years were on their way
to Hoeton to see thulr son. He will not
know until this morning that he has u
"BOASTS" FOR TALE DEBATERS.
Men Who Araned Aaatnst SaBrave
Are Abased by Mall.
Nw Havkn, March SO. Members of
the Yale debating team, which had the
negative side of the suffrage question
here against Harvard Friday night, de
cided to-n'ght to decline the Invitation of
the New York State suffrage leaders to
take part In a debate on suffrage and up
hold the negative side of the question.
It became known here to-day tliat one
member of the negatlvo team received
seventeen letters from uuffrage agitators,
anions: them being one which concluded
thus: "You ought to be atnt to Jails for
taking audi ft at qutie,"-
PRINCE QUEST IN ARGENTINA.
Kalser'a Brother Kntertalned Before
' Leaving for Chile,
Special Cablr Despatch to Tar Sek,
BtniNoa Athks, March 30. Prince
Henry of Prussia had a rpecial audience
with Dr. De la Plaza, the Vice-President
and acting President, to-day, after which
Dr. De la Plaza accompanied the royal
Visitor back to the steamship Cap Trafal
gar. The Vice-President entertained Prince
and Princess Henry at dinner to-night.
The German Imperial visitors will leave
for Chllo to-morrow. They will have the
use of the Presidential coach, which will
be attached to the train on the Interna
SPEEDING HOMEWARD TO DIE.
Connecticut Woman Near Death
Placed oa Train In Mnviinnnh.
Savannah, Oa.. March 30. Surrounded
by her nieces and nephews nnd nttended
by a trained nurse Mrs. F, A. Hammond
of Itlverslde, Conn., was brought Into
Savannah this afternoon on a Seaboard
Air Line train bound for the North. Mrs.
Hammond has been 111 for several months
nnd having expressed n desire to die In
the family home her nephews, Mcanr.
J. II. and Edwin Tyson, are muklng
efforts to comply with her request.
Aboard the private car Pilgrim, where
the dying woman lay, the curtains weM
closely drawn as the train steamed in
from the South, and after her two
nephews had made arrangements for the
remainder of the trip the train swiftly
sped toward the North.
SHIPS ASKED TO WATCH
FOR TWO MEN IN CANOE
Missing Since Last Sunday,1
When They Left ltcnsonhurst j
In 18 Foot Craft.
Two young men, members of the New
York Canoe Club, left the clubhouse at
tho foot of Hay Thirty-seventh street,
Hensonhurst, Sunday. In a canoe. They
have not been hca from yet and It Is
bellevrd they have been drowned.
Ttiry are TIiuiiun Joidan, 10 ears old.
of 4 43 Seventy-fifth street, llrooklyn, nnd
Clarence Ilrown, 12 years old, of 153 Hay
Thirty-fourth street. Hensonhurst. Hth
are employed by the New York I,lfo In-i
They went In an eighteen foot canoe
named IMIs. The mcmbrs of the club
are divided In opinion as to where Jordan
and 'Drown planned to go. Some mem
bers say they started to eo to Hutenj
jsianu and others sy they started for
The Marconi wireless station at Sea
Gate, the navy yard wireless nnd the wire
less station at the Ituih docks have b-'en
aiked to notify Menmihlpt within reach,
so that a close watch may 1n kept f"r
Jordan Joined the club two weekn ngo
and this na his first time In a cano.-. He
is a member of the Iriali American Ath
letic Club and recently was graduated
from the New York Preparatory School.
He is well known In high tchool circles
as an athlete, as is Ilrown, who graduated
from Kraomus Hall High School.
WIRES LOST BOY IS IN NEW YORK
Kllsntirth A. Vail" (tends Hruaat
In MrCarrlrk Case.
PmiapixriiiA, March 3n. A telegram
In relation to the disappearance of Wurren
McC'urrlck wns received by Mayor
IlLinkenburg late this aftirnoun. The
Mayor at once turned t over to Detective
Captain Cameron. It came from New
York and ran thus:
"Warren McCarrick has been in New
York city since he was kidnapped. Regis
tered letter will follow. Do not pay
reward. Trust he will be returned to
his parents soon.
"KLizAnKTii A. Vail"
Capt. Cameron nt once asked the New
York police to locate tho sender of the
message. Tho postal authorities here
were asked to keep cloe watch for a
registered letter for Mayor Illankcnburg
bearing a Nw York postmark. The letter
had not been received lateto-nlght.
Now York directories do. not contain tho
name of Kllzabeth A. Vnll. nor dn the
telephone directories which embrace the
JEWELLER CHARGES MALICE.
Commissioner J. I,. Wnlsh nnd
Others Accused nf Conspiracy.
Charging that he was the victim of n
conspiracy, participated In by tho Na
tional Jewellers Hoard of Trndo and
CommlKaloner of Weights nnd Meas
ures John L. Walsh and two of IiIh In
spectors, Morris A. Forgotstou, a Jeweller
mid dealer In precious stones at 1432
Ilrondwny, filed suit In the Supreme
Court yesterday to recover $100,000 dam
Forgotstou said that the members of
the National Jewellers Hoard of Trade
entered Into n conspiracy to ruin him,
becuuse some of the members were his
business competitors and because he re.
fused to obey the dictates of the hottd.
He said that Cnmtnlstdnner Wnluh and
Ills Inspectora Joined tho conspiracy nnd
caused his nrrest July IS, 1913, on a
charge of selling diamonds under weight.
An indictment was returned against him,
which waa dlHinlssed, February 4, for
want of proof,
The plaintiff charges that Ills arrest
and prosecution were set on font mali
ciously nnd with no probable cause, solely
to wreck his business.
MELLEN MAY ESCAPE TRIAL.
Lawyers Don't llrllrve He Will
Answer MansUimhtrr Charar.
nnmoironT, Conn., March 30. Leading
attorneys hero do not believe that Charles
8. Mellen, cx-hend of tho New Haven rail
road, will be put on trial on the Indict
ment charging manslaughter as a result
of the wreck nt Westport, Conn., In Oc
tober. 1912. The court has already held
that the Information upon which ho was
arrested was faulty, and It Is questionable If
a new bench warrant will be requested.
At his own request Stiles Judson, State's
Attorney for Fairfield county, has been
relieved by Judge Joseph P, Tuttle of the
task of prosecuting Mr. Mellen. Mr.
Judson Is suffering from a serious nervous
State's Attorney Hugh Alcorn of Hurt
ford county and Judge John H. Light of
Nonwajk, Attorney-General of Connecticut,
have been designated to look' after the
,lntresU f ,th Btate la the Malka trial.
MRS. SIEGEL TO SUE
FOR DIVORCE TO-DAY
She Returns From Paris to
Bring Action Against
WILL ASK FOR ALIMONY
Husband Is Accused of Miscon
duct With Three
A dlvorco suit against Henry Blegel.
who Is out on $25,000 ball with his part
ner, Frank Ii Vogel, on three Indictments
growing out of the failure of the Slegel
enterprises last December, will be riled In
the Supreme Court to-day by attorneys for
Mrs. Marie Vaughn Slegel, who recently
came to New York from Paris to bring
the action against her husband. Ilock
wood At Hnldanp of 80 Ilrondwny gave the
papers Into tho hands of process servers
In her complaint Mrs. Slegel charges,
according to her lawyers last night, mis
conduct with a trained nurse of this olty.
with a woman living In Dorchester, Mass.,
nnd with a third woman unknown to her.
The alleged improper acts are said to
havw taken place at Dorchester and at
Mamaroneck, N. Y., where the Slegel
state. Driftwood, Is located, between
November 28. 1910, nnd tho present tlm.
Mrs. Slegel alleges that Mr. Slegel enter
tnlned the nurse also at the Hotel Netlur
land, New York.
MrH. Slegel is now staying at the St
Itegls Hotel with her daughter, Dorothy.
She has been there only a few days. It
was said nt tho hotel Inst night, but her
lawyers said that she camo from Paris
about ri weeki ago. Mrs. Slegel her
self could not bo reached last night. Her
husband Iuir bem living at the Hotel
Majestic since the bankruptcy action
against his concerns was started.
The complaint states that Mrs. Slegel
wns a resident of Manhattan up to Feb
ruary. 1911. nnd since then has lived In
Pari. She i,.4y idm una married to
Henry Slegel on April 21, U98. There
wan no li-sue of this marriage.
An Interesting stntcmcnt In tho com
plaint, as given out lost night by the
lawyers, contnlns the reiucst thnt pro
vision be made for the proper means nnd
support of the plaintiff. Henry Slegel
and Frank Ii Vogel are row liv
ing at the Majestic only through the kind,
ness of some friend, who, Slegel said In
his examination before ex-Judge George
C Holt some' time ago. Is PRjIng his
Already there am three pctitionft .In
Involuntary bankruptcy against him In
tho I'nltid Slates District Court In con
nection wllli the fnllurn of the Slegel and
Vogcl enterprise, besides the three In
dliitments, one charging n misdemeanor
and two chniglng felonlo, nnd even more
Indictments aro said by the District At
torney'M olllco to be coming to-day.
What aaaeM he might have with which
to pay alimony to his wife, after nil thoio
actions. Is a matter of conjecture. Inas
much as the Slegel bank diposltors aro
trying to obtain every available dollar.
It was said Inst night that Mrs. Slegel
had been prompted In her action becauso
of the allegations made ngalnst her hus
lnnd In his buslncrs affairs.
Henry Slegel was supposed to have re
ceived from $40,000 to $73,000 a year
as head of the Slegel concerns before
their failure, lie wai Mild to lie paying
$2.1,000 a year to his wife slnco their
separation and that $3,000, given in De
cember, wns tho last payment
When he was examined before ex-Judgo
Holt he said his wife had transferred to
him all her property. He then admitted
that he had about $5,000 In tho bank and
odds and ends of trust and bank Interests
amounting In all lo about $20,000. He
did not say nt the time what property
Mrs. Slegel received at the separation, but
he testified that she had no property when
he was examined.
Mrs. Slegel, who wns Mrs. Wlldc before
hfr marriage to Henry Slegel, has been
prominent In London anil Paris society
for many years. In 1904 she was one of
the leaders In the London social senxoti
nnd was hunortd by Queen Alcxnndrn for
her work In n charity bazaar for a chil
dren's hospital. She has been a close
friend of the Duchess of Sutherland
Mrs. Slegel frequently took a ilia at
Cannes, but recently lias been entertain
ing In Paris, where she lias lived since
she separated from her husband live years
ago. When Mrs. Slegel lived In New York
she was also noted for her entertain
ments at tho Slegel town house nnd at
PURE FOOD BABY SPEAKS LATIN.
Dr. Wiley's Hon Has Never Tasted
Candy. !' t'rrani or Cekrs.
Madison, Wis.. March 30. Dr. J. H.
Wiley, who Is here this week, says hli
twenty-three-months-old boy speaks Latin
as well as English.
"Tho projior training for infants and
young children," he says, "consists in purn
food and good language." Tho boy's great,
est delight from the standpoint of hli
father Is when he goes walking with his
father nnd receives hli dally lesson In
Latin, which he much enjoys.
Harvey W. Wiley 2d has never had
any meat or poultry. Ho has never had
uny candy, sugar, lee cream, sweet
cookies or other foods of thnt kind. He Is
a perfectly developed boy.
MARRIED 2 WEEKS; ENDS LIFE.
Ilrlde Ilrlnks 1'iilinn After qnnrrel
Following a quarrel with her husband,
to whom sho had been married only two
weeks, Mrs. Mabel S. Coopir ended hur
llfo at her home ut Amsterdam iivenuu
nnd l"lt street early this inornlru, She
drank carbolic acid and then turned on
Mrs. Cooptr was found unconscious by
her husband, Thomas M, Cooper, a puhllo
accountant. He had left her In their
dining room about mldnl'-tht. after they
had disagreed over a trivial household
matter, nnd he had gono Into his own
room for the night. An hour later he
smellcd gas and called in n policeman
und a doctor. F.ffurts to bring back Mrs,
Cooper to consciousness were without result.
GUNS GO TO BELFAST AS TEA.
Maxima Whleh Passed Castoms Jtjow
Can't Be Pound. '
Special CabU Dupateh t Taa tun.
London, March 81. A despatch from
Belfast to the Daity Aall says Maxim
guns In twenty tea chests have been
landed n that city under the nosea of the
customs offftera despite the prohibition of
the Importation of arms Into Ireland.
The guns were packed In sections and
surrounded by tea. The fluty on tea was
paid In London, from which place the
guns ware cleared.
The customs officers have since learned
the nature of the contents of the chests
and are trying to trace them, but they
nro no longer In Helfast, having been
secreted In somo unknown place.
ALBANY TOO RICH FOR DUHAMEL
Ho Plaee for Poor Man, lie liars. In
Benator James C. Duhamel of llrooklyn
announced yesterday thnt he would not bj
a candidate for rcnomlnatlon this fall as
he could not afford to live in Albany.
"Albany," ha said, "Is no place for a
poor man and I can't afford to stay In
Had Senator Duhamel decided to make
another run for Scnntor he would have
met with the opposition of nust of th
f-Democratlc leaders In his district.
DR. HAWSON WEDS GIRL
HE WOOED BY WIRELESS
Antarctic Explorer, Who Had
Thrilling Experience in
Ice, Is Married.
fprcial Calle tifpateS to Tne Met.
MKt.noURNK. March 30. Dr. Douglas
Mawrnn, the Antarctic explorer who has
Just returned from a trip during which
hla two companions loit their liven nnd
made his way back to tho base after thirty
days of suffering In bllzzardi, was married
to-day to Mlis Delprat. daughter of a
The couple became engaged In 1911,
When Mls Delprat was 19 years of age,
before Dr. Man son started on the last
expedition. They exchanged love mes
sages by wireless while the doctor was
In the Antarctic
Tho south pole was not Dr. Mawton's
goal. He nlnVd at the exploration of the
vast coast line of the Antarctic which was
discovered by the American Capt. Wilkes
seventy years ago and named nfter him.
The party returned to Adelaide, Australia,
on February 21 of this year. The scien
tific results of the expedition were said
to have been very valuable, tloildn map
ping out newly dleovcred lands, extraor
dinary marine fnuna were discovered at
a depth of to mile and copper deposits
nnd a vast coal bed were also found.
Dr. Maw son was born nt Hradford, Kng.
land. In 1H2, lie holds the position of
lecturer In geology In th University of
$12,000 NO KEY TO SOCIETY.
Husband Illumes I'll I He Kilrata-i
Ksner In llbcirrr Answer.
William W. Schcltler. a well to do hair
dye manufacturer, tiled an answer In the
Supreme Court yesterday in a separation
suit brought by Mrs. Saldeo II. SchefTler.
He said his wife had attempted to enter
society by i"iem!lng ll",l00 a year, but1
had failed. 1
"This N an example of her unwarranted
extravugance," ho added, "and Is Incom
patible with tho welfare and proper up
bringing of her children."
Schefller alleged that in spite of tho
annual nllowance of 112,000 that his wife
got she gave promissory notes to the
butcher and grocer nnd bought expensle
gowns. He says ho hna been trying to
pay his wife's debts, but has had little
HAS FOREBODING ; SON DROWNS
Jamra Oallaaher, I'lreboat Pilot.
Knows When Called to Phone.
A day long presentiment that some
thing was going to happen to his nih
caused James Gallagher, pilot of the tire-
boat New Yorker, to auk what had hup
1 peniil when he win called to tho tele
phone late In the afternoon and told thnt
' Lieut. Aiders of the Herbert street sta
tion In Williamsburg wanted to speak
"Has anything happened to Jim?" he
asVed before the lieutenant luul a chnnce
to eny anything.
Ahlers explained thnt C.allagher's elgh-tern-year-old
tton, Jnnie-i, had fallen from
the tug Arrow lu Newtown Creek, Will
iamsburg, and had drowned. Tho boy
lived with Ills parents at 159 Ituihell
street, GreeniKiliit. Liu-t night tho father
was helping tbe hurlnir police in their
wnrch for the body.
WIFE DOES THE THRASHING.
Court Upholds Her In llrntlna Able
Shakos', Pa., March 30. Jame.i Ilach,
an able bodied citizen of 29 Mill street,
caused the nrrest of his wife last night
for beating him, Ilach said that his wife
habitually chastised him and that he
could stand It no longer.
In support of his statement the huibnnd
showed brulHcs from head to foot. Mrs.
Hacli admitted thnt she had Indicted them.
When the case waa heard beforo Justice
of tho I'eaco S. S. flllbert Mrs. Ilach was
charged with being n "habitual husband
beater." She piiived, however, to the
satisfaction uf the court that sho was
frequently Justllled In administering cor
poral punishment to her hunband, und she
was let off with payment of the costs.
"My husband must behave himself,"
testified Mrs. Ilach. "Ho has no business
to come home drunk und If he does he
must expect u thrashing. I am boss In
my home, nnd It will save him trouble
to get wlsu to that fact."
AplanJtle. Invisible Kryptok KyeglajiM for
near and dlttant vlalea. Mpeacers, I Muldta
Say Federal Commander la
Willing to Stop Tor
AMNESTY IS DEMANDED
Carrnnza May Submit Offer
to Washington and Ask
NO NEWS FROM THE FRONT
Juarez Officials Still Insist Be
loagucrcrt City Will Fall
in Few Hours.
ArrangementH were made la.it night
by rebel officials, at Juarez for a direct
wire over which Qen. Corranza might
communicate with Washington and It
wan reported later than nn offer was
to bo made by tho revolt leader to tha
Washington Government. Gctu Velasco,
the Federal commander at Torreon, had
offered, according to thla report, to sur
render provided Villa consent to grant
amnesty to ull hln ofllcera and troops,
I'ancho Villa, It wsia aaid, communi
cated this offer to Cnrranza, who In
turn wan about tu send the news ts
Wnshlngtori, together with tho sugges
tion that tho United Htntei recognize
tho Constitutionalist Government.
News from tho front continues to be
scarce, but tho rebel officials at Juores
nro confident that Villa has been suc
cessful. A telegram was given out last
night in which ono of the rebel com
manders ha id that tho fall of Torreon
wim only a matter of hours.
Washington awaits with great inter
est the outcome of the battle, as It I
admitted that the United Stated policy
may bo vitally affected.
I SURRENDER OFFER REPORTED.
Carranaa Arranajrs for Special VA'Ira
i:t. PAFo.-Marcli 30. It Is reported
In Juarez to-night thut I'ancho Villa
has notified Venustiano Oarrimza that
Oen. Ilefuglo VeUvtco, commanding tho
Federal forces at Torreon. has made
un offer to surrender. Tho offer, It la
sulci, Is u conditional one, Velasco de
manding that Villa grant amnesty to all
of the Federal army officers anil men.
Ills army Is badly shattered and not
knowing exactly what he should do un
der the circumstances, Villa, It in said,
put the matter up to Cnrranza,
Following tho receipt of the denpatch
from Villa a conference of rebel offi
cers wan held In Juarez to-night and
arrangement!! wero made to get u direct
wire from Juarez to Washington fop
th'i purpose, it Is raid, of getting Into
direct communication with the, State
Department ut Watthlngton.
It l.i said Carranzii may ask thn State
Department for recognition for the reb
els If ho grants general amnesty to the
Federals n't Torreon, claiming that in
treating with Villa for surrender tli
Federal army recognizes tho existence
of tho Constitutionalist Government
mid that if the Conr.tltutlonaJlst Gov
ernment Is magnanimous enough to
grant amniaty tho United States should
bo niagnamlnutis enough to recognize
Unofficially it h.'m bcon learned In
Juarez thnt Velasco still holdi two big
cuurtel. or barracks, in Torreon, Villa
having tnlteti one of the three which
tho Federal were holdlnc lit night.
In thn larger of the runrtels Velasco,
It Is tnld, has 3,000 men with
food sufllt'ent to last several weeks, a
water supply from wells nnd an abun
dance of ammunition. Tho cuurtei is a
largo wnrvliouso located in u low spot
In such n wny that rebel cannon cannot
bo trained upon It nnd the only way to
reach It Is tlunugh a pass between two
hills. The smaller cuartel alt-o Is well
supplied with food nnd water nnd Uut
about a thousand men In It.
Those In Juarez who urn In favor of
accepting tho offer of surrender say that
thn Federal position might not be taken
for weeks and in tho meantime, tho reb
els would lose many men in their at
tempts to dlslodgo the enemy.
Juarez tu-day sent to Chihuahua one
hundred cots, u number of blankets
nnd a largo quantity nf hospital sup
plies for tha use uf tho wounded reb
els in tho Chihuahua hospitals, 1'hti
macliino guns und u quantity o am
munition wero nlso sent south.
MA TTER OF HOURS, SA V REBELS
Major tlaran Confident Torreon Will
i:t, I'aso, March 30, "The battle co .
tinues, but the triumph of the Constltti.
tlonallats and their rotnphtn success Is
only a matter of hours." This telegrap,,
dated Gomez I'alaelo and signed by .Major
Itoque Gonzales Garza, win received In
Juarez this afternoon at 5 o'clock by Mi
brother, Federlco Gonzales Garza, a mi m-ber-6t
the staff of Vtnustlnno Carranza.
It was the first report to-duy from tho
front, and greatly rased the minds of
rebel ofllclats, who had been anxiously
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