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MAY CLE AE DP THE CASE
Jiefuses .Food from the Hospital
Strangre Clrcnnuteacu Surrounding
Mill Brocher, Who Mode a. BenJ
aotlonol Escape from T. W. O. A.
Home In Thirteenth Street at an
Early Hour Yesterday Morning.
Sought by Bicycle Policemen,
Why did Louise Brocher, the
Quebec, Canada, girl, who was ar
rested yesterday afternoon on a
charge of insanity, come to Wash
ington, and is her insanity caused
by enforced abstinence from mor
phine? These are questions which
are vexing the police of this city
and the authorities of the Washing
Last night, in her ward at the
hospital, she said, over and over
again, she had come to Washington
"for certain reasons," but although
questioned for nearly an hour, she
refused to say anything which
would give a clew as to the "rea
sons." MAKES ADMISSION.
In spite of the fact that she has told
the hospital physicians she has never
taken drugs of any kind beyond those
given her by doctors, she confessed to
a reporter for The "Washington Herald
last night that she left Quebeo because
her lungs were diseased and that she
had used morphine
' I had to leave on account of my
lungs," she said, "and then I used mor
Thursday night she entered the office r
r me, westers union Teiegrapa com
pany and filed a message to her father.
Dr. M. D. Brocher, of Quebec The fol
lowing message was received at the
Hotel Continental yesterday morning:
' Oblige putting her in asylum. I will
go by first train
"Dr M D BROCHER."
The clerk of the hotel stated last night
that her bill was paid In full yesterday.
He knew nothing of how it was paid and
did not know whether there was any
money at the hotel for Miss Brocher.
The phjsicians at the hospital state
although she has refused food, she has
constantly asked for food "that has been
inspected bv government experts."
When as iced why she did not stay at
tho Young Women's Christian Associa
tion Home in Thirteenth street, where she
was advised to go b a clerk at the tele
graph office, she stated the place was not
what she thought it would be On leav
ing the home, under what the matron be
lieved to be peculiar circumstances, she
went to the Hotel Continental. The ma
tron, suspecting "something was wrong,
telephoned the police and mounted nd
biejcle pol'cemen and reserves were de
tailed on the case
Thej stopped eerjbody they met, and,
giving a description of the woman, asked
If she had been seen The clerk at the
Continental Hotel stated last night she
had arrived there at 4 o'clock in the
Circumstances concerning her actions
at the hotel are also peculiar. Arriving
for the first time July 10, she" registered,
signing "Marie Louise, Archangelo " She
left the hotel the next day, but returned
tho following evening about 9 o'clock.
The second tlmi she signed "Marie,
Louise, Archangelo," with a comma after
each name, and gae no address. A few
minutes later the clerk called her room,
according to his statement, and In re.
ply to his question she said she was from
New York City.
"When asked why she did not go to the
hotel on the night she visited the As
sociation Home, she said she had been
looking for work and was too tired to
do so. She says she desires to do hand
embroidery. The housekeeper of th&
Hotel Continental told the clerk Miss
Brocher carried in her suit case two or
three plates of hand-painted china,
which, according to the woman, were
excellent specimens of the art.
Won Well Dressed.
The hotel clerk says she was well
dressed, but that her clothes were not
made according to prevailing styles. She
wore a black skirt, white stockings, and
low black shoes. She wore no hat.
When walking she looked straight ahead
FEARS FILTH AND MUD
OF POLITICAL FIGHT
St. Joseph. Mo. Jury 15. W. a
Brown, president of the New
York Central. In a letter received
by his brother, J. D. Brown, of
St. Joseph, says, referring to his
alleged candidacy for Senator
T would not get Into the filth
and mud of a political fight even
If the Presidency of the United
States were the -prize, rather than
the seat of Cummins or Kenyon."
Greatly Reduced Round Trip Fare)
rmJJ'hmrton vl& Southern -Railway,
account Manassas National Jubilee. Dates
July-M. M and FlnaI
and was seemingly oblivious of all-that
was going on around her. The hotel
people say she kept her room In good
At the hospital Miss Brocher stated
her father was a physician and had
Siren her permission to go and money to
pay her expenses. Sbe stated she was out
of money when arrested and only stayed
at the hotel because she had to wait to
receive funds from home to pay her bill.
Dr. Brocher mar reach Washington to
night WEALTHY WOMAN .
SUES FOR LOOT
Former Companion Charged
with Theft of $142,000v
Bpcdil to The Wubinftca Henld.
Kansas City, July 15. Mrs. Margaret
E. Armour, 4420 Warwick boulevard,
this city, widow of B. Armour, Oto-day
In the circuit court filed suit against
Miss Harriet Bylngton, thirty-seven
years old, her former nurse and com
panion, for 1142,000, alleged to have been
taken by Miss Bylngton f?om Mrs. Ar
mour in the form of bonds.
The facts of the'dlsappearance of th
bonds, which covered a period of a little
hjore than three years, were made pub
lic several month ago, but the name of
the young woman had been withheld up
to the filing of the civil suit. When
Mrs. Armour first discovered several
months ago that some of her bonds
were missing and accused Miss Bylng
ton of taking them, she alleged that she
had been robbed of $150,000,
Miss Bylngton Immediately turned over
fib Mrs. Armour's attorneys bonds, cash.
Jewelry, clothing, furniture, and art
goods to the value of 103,000. Mrs. Ar
mour then fixed the amount of her al
leged loss at $142,000, and alleged that
about $39,000 still was missing.
Miss Bylngton, whose home Is In Na
ples, Ontario county, N. Y., has admitted
taking the bonds ever since Mrs. Armour
accused her, and has talked freely of the
matter to the lawyers. She maintained
that sbe had given back all the cash and
valuables that she could account for.
"SPENDER" GETS COIN.
'CMfflion Dollar Kid" May Again
Boll in "Wealth.
Epedal to The Washington EoiH.
Manchester, N. H., July 15. Byron
Chandler, th "million dollar kid" and
husband of Miss Grace Larue, the ac
tress, will get $500,000 from the estate
of bis grandmother, Mrs. B. F. Martin,
of Manchester, whose death Is announced
Mrs. Martin, who was ninety-eight
years, old, was Xhandler's maternal
gramj'nother,. She held considerable
Chandler Mill stock. Byron's brother,
B. M. Chandler, will also Inherit a large
portion of the estate. It Is said.
Commoner Scored for Bolting State
Omaha, Nebr., July 15 The Douglas
County Democratic convention to-night
declared William J. Bryan a traitor to
the Democratic party, and passed resolu
tions denouncing him for having bolted
the State Democratic ticket and platform
last year during the gubernatorial elec
tion. In addlUon to denouncing Bryan,
the convention declared In favor of Har
mon, of Ohio, for President In 1912.
To-nlght's convention was the first
meeting of Democrats in Omaha since the
close of last year's campaign, and. there
fore, the first opportunity of the party
to get back'at Bryan for what was term
ed his treachery.
PLAGUE KILLS 2,300."
Paris, July 16. The Matin's correspond
ent at Palermo says that there have been
2,300 Heaths from cholera In Palermo
alone since May.
AMERICA INVITED TO JOIN
Tripartite Arbitration Treaty Seems Practically As
sured by Modified Terms of Agreement.
A tripartite arbritation arrangement
with Japan subscribing to the convention
now being concluded between the United
States and Great Britain, now ini
practically assured as a result of the
terms ot the modified Anglo-Japanese
treaty of alliance, which was signed in
It is understood that Japan gave her
consent to Great Britain's phraseology
Of the paragraph eliminating the obliga
tion of that country to take issue with
the united Slates in the event of a war
between this country and Japan, after
having decided to petition for opportu
nity to sign the American-British agree
ment so as to make it three-cornered. It
is intimated In certain diplomatic circles
that such steps will be taken by Japan
France already has signified her in
tention of Joining hands with the United
States in an arbitration agreement, but
thus far she has been content to study
the convention as drawn up, awaiting
for the conclusions between Great
Britain and the United States to be
signed before actually opening up ne
gotiations ii n
WhUtf the President and Secretary of
State Knox have received unofficial Inti
mations that Japan had about made up her
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PpechiL train leaves Union Station 7:J
m. CheaD side trios from Niamra.
Falls asd liberal stop-overs retenvtn.
Other excursions Aueust 4 aad m. am
taaber 8 J8, October C
Slander Charges Made by
fl eapV of Post Exchange.
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Indianapolis, July 15. Lieut. Walter L.
Seed, who is In charge of the post ex
change at Fort Benjamin Harrison, has
brought suit in Circuit Court for $10,000
damages from Jdrsv Margaret B. Karnes,
wife of Capt. Henry E. Eames, for al
leged slander. Capt. and Mrs. Eames
are living at the post, but it Is understood
they will soon go to Washington.
Lieut. Beed alleges the annual disburse
ment of money by the post exchange, of
which he Is is charge, amounts to $100,000
or more, and that Mrs. Eames, in the
library of her home and before several
people, intimated that Lieut. Reed had
been dishonest In the handling of the
Aviator's Injuries Said to Be Not
Fatal by Doctors.
Erie, Pa., July 15. "Bud" Mars, who
was hurt here yesterday, when he lost
control of his biplane and fell 100 feet
to the ground, will recover. Physicians
attending Mars to-day said that the
slight concussion ot the brain was wear
ing off and that the Internal Injuries are
now believed to be slight.
The aviator's breast bone Is fractured,
and he is bruised and lacerated from
head to foot. Mars recovered conscious
ness this morning. He said he was satis-
fled that the accident was caused by his
aeroplane striking an air pocket
mind that she would like to enter euoh
an agreement, the apparent purposes of
that country as now Indicated in the re
vised convention with 3reat Britain ap
pear as a surprise. All of the modifica
tions except the one allowing either coun
try to refrain from assisting, the other
in a fight against a country with which
tit had an arbitration treaty, .gradually
became known to the State Department.
This modification came as a distinct sur
prise when the document was first re
ceived in Washington. It was .submitted
by the contracting agents In London,
with the proviso that it ho held in confi
dence until published simultaneously in
London and Japan, on Julj" l Tokyo
tune. Thlc allowed 6f the publication In
London Friday afternoon.
The. text of the treaty, a comprehensive
draft of which was cabled froraLondon,
was made puMlp by the Stale Depart
ment yesterday. While the American au
thorities are silent, preferring, not to'dls
cubs the modifications, it is understood
that they ( are regarded in a most favor
able light and, as "an earnest of Japan's
sincerity in her4 irteadly relations with
tho United StW. The guaranteeis? of
the status qo J the far Kat y the
revised d'ocunniit if a point of bo little
importance to tdM American KoveramenC
and it Is nioet favorably received.
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ESCAPES IN FALL.
Guard Wire Breaks Drop, Causing
Feet to Land First.
Tarrytown, N. Y., July 15. Joseph Kin
ward, an employe of the Maxwell Briscoe
Motor Company, had a miraculous escape
from death to-day. He was on a swing
painting Jne water towerjiwhen the rope
gave away He dropped 1 feet and struck
a" guard "wire whldh br'oke his fall and
made him turn a complete somersault
and land on his feet. He smiled and
said: "Lfdldrt't expect to come down this
way, but I'm all right."
Beyond a shaking up KInward was all
right, and he resumed his duties on top
of the tower again.
MORGAN MAY BOY
Sped! Ctbls to Tho VTuMsgtoo Herald.
"Budapest, July 15. Emperor Francis
Joseph is considering a tentative offer of
$1,000,000 h J. Pierpont Morgan for the
throne curtain and other relics of Mat
thias Corvinus, King of Hungary in the
The relics constitute a part of the
collection of Count Imroe Erdoedy.
Not alone does Mr. Morgan want the
relics, but the wonderful castle of
Galgoeoz, in which the collection is kept.
Should Mr. Morgan secure the castle, he
would also become possessed of the
rights of a feudal baron, Inasmuch as
the castle Is a part of an ancient prlncI-J
pallty. While Francis Joseph has the
matter under consideration, the decision
is a matter of much uncertainty.
CYCLONE KILLS TWO.
Property Damaged in. Terrific "Wind
storm on Border.
Special to The Washington Henld.
Los Angeles, July 15. In a cyclone
which sarept tho Imperial Valley this
afternoon two people were killed at El
Centro and much property damage -done
along the California-Arizona line. Wire
communication with Arizona, points and
El Paso Is cut off and no details as to the
total loss of life and property are ob
talnable at a late hour to-night.
'TAEMEBETTES" JCATTD HEAD.
Pnplla In Mrs. Belmont's School
Cheer Wealthy Leader.
Special to The Wtahlngton Henld
New York; July 15i On the eve of her
departure for Newport to spend the com
ing sir weeks, Mrs. Oliver H. P. Belmont
was given a reception by the pupils of
her Brookholt School of Agriculture at
Hempstead, Long Island, better known as
"the suffragette farm." Resolutions in
honor of Mrs. Belmont's work were pre
sented, and their reading elicited a round
of cheers from the "farmerettes" present.
JOHN W. GATES LMPE0VHTG.
Sob of Financier Reports Father Is
Paris, July 15. Charles G. Gates re
ported this evening that the condition
of his father, John W. Gates, was some
HOlSOir TO AID "DEYS"
Representative Enters Carapalam tn
Gpecial to The Waihlogton HenM.
fitaunton, Va., July 15. Representative
Hobson, of Alabama, will speak for the
drys here next Wednesday night in the
Beyerly Theater The campaign for the
local option election August 1 Is warm?
mm. Timtm Theater Pae Aar.
Scoh4 tootles, to-fcys HeraM.
SHOW TENT FALLS
IN A WINDSTORM
Buffalo Bill's Janyas Blown
on Heads of Spectators.
Special to The Washington Henld,
Chicago, July 15 Five thousand per
sons at Buffalo Bill's Wild West show
were thrown into a panic this evening
when the large tent naa blown down in
an electric storm. Several men and
women were Injured by collapsing seats
and falling tent poles
A blinding flash of lightning was fol
lowed by a tUnd flurry that lifted the
roof from the tent, tore the canvas walls
free from their anchorage, and sent
seats and tent poles flying.
Enveloped In thousands of yards of
wet, flapping canvas, terrified men and
women struggled to escape. AH man
aged to extricate themselves with the
of police and the coolheadedness of show
attaches alone averted a serious catas
help of canvasmen and other employes
of the how. The presence of a squad
FIRES NEAR TOWNS.
Besidents Fight Forest Blaze to Save
Middleboro, Mass, July 15 The vil
lages of East Middleboro, Eddyville, and
Thomaston are threatened with destruc
tion from three forest flres, which to
day were raging Just, south of those
towns. Several hundred men with buck
ets and shovels have been rushed to the
scene In automobiles.
ASIATIC CHOLERA FINDS
LODGMENT IN NEW YORK
Third Person to Fall Sick Ashore Taken to Hospital
Yesterday Hundreds Under Observation.
fcew York, July 15. The third person
to fall sick ashore with cholera brought
to Quarantine from Naples Is Patrick P.
Cushing, a night watchman at Hoffman
Island, the quarantine observation sta
tion, ho died In the Swinburne Island
Hospital early this morning He nad
been off duty four days and had spent
most of the time, he said. In New York
'on a sprpe. He fell ill on Thursday at
his honv, in Fingerboard road, Rosebank,
Swinburne Island,, and was taken to St.
Vincent's Hospital, West New Brighton,
whence he ires, removed to Swinburne
Island. The first person from QuaranUne
to develop the disease ashore was an
Italian Immigrant, who died at Auburn,
N, Y and the second was an Ital
ian woman who landed in Brooklyn
and, ft as taken back to Quarantine from
a tenement boarding-house. Health Offi
cer Doty laid there was" litUe j5robabIHty
of a secondary case developing from
Dr. Murphy, knowing that there were
300 suspects under observation on Hoff
man Island, took a culture, which show
ed the cholera bacillus. The doctor in
formed Dr. Sprague. of the local board
of health, who had Cushing removed to
Three cases of cholera were removed
to-day to Swinburne -Island Hospital
from the steamship Perugia, which ar-
97,36 White Sulphur Springs sad
Account Greenbrier Jockey Club race.
July 19 to 21. Particulars C St O. offioe.
Epidemic Breaks Out in Fanny Al
Wlnooskl. "Vt, July l5.-An epldemio of
smallpox has broken out In the Fanny
Allen Hospital, and the State board of
health placed It In quaranUne to-day.
The Institution Is one of the largest
CathoIIo -hospitals In the country.
Only three patients have contracted the
disease. There are sixty patients and a
score of doctors and nurses within the
A mill girl from Montreal, It is sup
posed, brought the disease to the hospital.
She came to be vaccinated. Yesterday a
rash began to appear on three of the pa
tients. It was soon found to be small
pox. Besides the three patients, two
other people here have the disease.
Six Visit West Virginian
and See Horse Show.
Special to Tho Washington UnM.
Fairmont, W. Va., July IS. As the
week-end guests of Senator Clarence W.
Watson, six of his colleagues In the
Senate arrived here this afternoon to
remain until Monday. One feature of
Senator Watson's entertainment was an
exhibition of the widely-known Watson
show horses, this part of the event taking
place during the afternoon in the preS'
ence of the general public, which hod
been especially invited
To-night a banquet was served on tha
lawn of the Watson home, at Fairmont
Farms, which was attended, in addlUon
to the United States Senators, by the
Democratic members of the West Vir
ginia legislature. The United States
Senators present were: Messrs. Cham
berlain, Overman, Johnston, Bailey, Kern,
BOND OF SLEUTH
Burns on Way from Europe
to Face Court Trial.
Indianapolis, July 15 After a confer
ence with the attorneys for William J.
Burns, bead of the Burns detective
agency, who Is under $10,000 bonds to
answer a grand Jury indictment charging
kidnapping of John J. McXamara, Judge
Markey decided this morning not-to for
feit the bond, provided Burns comes into
csjrt In a reasonable time.
Henry Sr-ann. one of the detective's
attorneys, assured the court that Burns
was not trjhig to avoid a trial and that
he did not propose to run away. He said
he was called to Europe on business of
great importance and was now on his
way back to this country. He belieed
Burns would be here within a week
at the farthest.
Dora Wax Falls "Unconscious Before
Special to The Washington Hmld.
New York, July 15 Dora Wax, twenty
one j ears old, appeared at the marriage
license bureau In tho city hall In Man
hattan to-day and fainted twice while
seeking her necessary papers, though
whether through anticipation of matri
monial happiness or for Just what reason
the clerk of the bureau said he couldn't
The first time the young woman
swooned she went out Into city hall
park first. When she was reihed she
re-entered the building, accompanied by
her fiance. Louis Greenwald, of 176 East
101st street, Manhattan. As she an
swered questions she fainted onco more
This time Policeman Paggard telephoned
for an ambulance, and the young tn oman
was removed to the Hudson Street Hos
pital. She lives at 433 East Sixth street,
rived from Naples last night. Two of
tho patients are Italian immigrants, and
the other a member of the crew. There
are now elpven cholera patients In the
hospital on Swinburne Island, Including
eight from the steamship 'Moltke.
Health Officer Doty gave out the fol
lowing statement to-night regarding
the cholera situation at Quarantine.
'"There remain at Hoffman Island 205
steerage passengers from the steamer
Moltke, which arrled from Naples July
6. The physician in charge at Hoffman
Island rpports this evening that these
passengers are all apparently well. There
are under observation in addition to
these forty-three members of the- steam
er's crew and two" stowaways, also In ap
parent good health.
"Up to the present time there have
been removed to Swinburne Island forob
servation as suspected cases of cholera
seven passengers and one member' of the
crew. According to a bacteriological ex
amination, six of these have proved to
be actual cases of cholera,. one Is highly
susploious, and one Is probably not chol
era. There have been three deaths
among this number from cholera,
"There still remain at the Swinburne
Island Hospital Adellna Loppola, a child
two years old." and Demetrio -Anagnoston,
aged twenty-four, whose conditions aro
very serious. Glusscppe FetUnlecbla,
aged thirty-two, and Alfredo Florl. aged
twenty-nine, are both doing wen.
Read" Plasa Theater Pace Adr.
Second Section, to-day's Herald.
Cox .Resolution Asks for In-
vestigation of Interests.
BIG PLOT IS ALLEGED
Pure Food Expert's Enemies in
Kght for Sordid Gold.
Povrerfnl Combine Is Arrayed
Against Doctor, Say Ilcpreaenta-
.fives Secretary of Asrlonltnxo ana
Xttorney General Asked to Shotr--Doanmemts
"War on Impure Foods-
Has Made Wiley Unpopular.
"Powerful special interests
whose welfare in life attaches morej
to the dollar than to the health)
happiness, and prosperity of thei
people," are behind the. efforts tat
have Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, tha?
government pure food expert, dis
missed, according to the preamble-!
of a resolution introduced in the
House yesterday by Representative
Cox, of Indiana.
The Cox resolution, introduced!
with the idea of revealing the ac-4
tivities of these special interests inJ
opposition to Dr. Wiley, directs
that the Secretary of Agriculture
and the Attorney General furnishl
the House with "all letters. rSi
ords, telegrams -, kI
tions" against -reii ';t
Wiley as chit Va.
Chemistry anc ''.
in connection r -
tion of the pui '
"Dr. Wiley," tl u hit
"has fearlessly p, nx
enforcement of tl hjv
law to tho benefl ., no
of people through Ki .- -
so doing he has I
animosity of pon sJfr-
troughout the cou. vv
life attaches more , -
the health, happln
the people These v
Continued on I
Crisis in Morocco Near After Ger
Sredal to The oaMceton Ilerald.
Gibraltar, July 15 German marines
hao been landed at Cape Juby, East
Africa, according to a report receivedi
here If this rews is confirmed. It prob-i
ably will hasten the Moroccan cr'sis. Thoi
German gunboat Panther has been an-
chored off Cape Juby for several dajs.
WILSON DENIES CHARGES.
American Ambnmindnr Rone
National Air Sounded,
S pedal Cable to Tho Wajshloglon Herald.
Mexico City, July 13 Denying pub
lished accounts of alleged unpatriotic
conduct at a breakfast on July 4, at
tended by President De. La Barra and
seeral members of his cabinet, Henry
Lane Wilson, American Ambassador, to
day gave out a signed statement. In
which ho said that when the American
national air was plajed the Ambassador
was the first one to rise to his feet, and
was Immediately followed by President
De La Barra and all the members of the
He says there was no conversation on
the subject at the time, and that nothing
nas known of the affair until American
papers containing the dispatch were re
ceived In Mexico. Mr. Wilson was
charged with falling to arise to his feet
when the national hmn was plajed.
Introduced to Society
Special to The Washington lleraU.
Newport. July 15. Miss Alice
Gordon Drcxel will hereafter be
known as the appendicitis debu
tante, because of her recent ope-,
ration for appendicitis, and her
presentation to society this after
noon by her mother, Mrs. John B.
Drexel. Miss Drexel. in a white
Irish debutante costume, had to
sit throughout the time the
guests wero being received by
Mrs. Drexel and Mrs. Alexander
van Rensselaer, of Philadelphia,
an aunt of the debutante.
Miss Drexel was not far from
her physician and trained nurses.
The dobutanto was unable to fol
low tho dinner guests to the sub
scription dance given at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Joserh Harrl
man, under the management of
Mrs. Reggie Vandcrbllt and Mrs,
Snovmtorm lilts Venice.
Venice, July 15. A cold wave has
struck Venice and there has been a
heavy fall ot snow. It Is abnormally
Special Fares to California
and return. Tourist sleeping car without
change Berth 49, Washington-Sunset
Route. A. J.. Boston, 893 P St., 705 15th ,