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THE WASHINGTON HERALD
(Tfce HeraW a. ti Urgf
'Wf!Bf liotae ctreahtMo, asa
riot m the sews of the world
each day,, ia addition to aoy
dlIve ftt1MtV '
Showers, followed by deartef
to-day; 'to-morrow probably fair,
Tcrnperatute yesterday Maxi.
xamn, 66; minimum. 51.
WASHINGTON. D. C. SATURDAY. APRIL 27. 19J2.-tFOTJRTEN PAGES.
TO MEXICO CITY
Embassy for DifiisiAifist
Possible DangB.r. .
If Federal Soldiers Join Meis a
General Massacre WilfCeV
Mexico City. April 16. Wltlr MOO Krag
Dorgensen rifles and S,000 rounds of am
munition in its armory building near the
American Embassy, and with twelve
.-companies well organised tor the defense
of. the embassy -compound. Americans are
flocking to this city to-day from all parts
of the republla to Join the ranks of the
organization for the protection of Ameri
can lives and property here.
The committee of nineteen, which Is In
charse of the defense, as well as the
other members of the American colony,
realize that the Madero government is
powerless to defend them in case of In
tervention. Added to this is the further
fear that the Americans will be left to
tally without a leader, Inasmuch as C H.
II. Agraraonte. the commander-in-chief,
has declared openly that upon- the first
sign of Intervention he will leave the
country, and has advised all Americans
to follow his example. The majority of
the members of the committee of nineteen
--was named officer, for the various com-pnt.-ls
of the same mind, and his been
assured by United States Ambassador
Wilson, that announcement xf the coming
of American troops will be made in time
ta-ajlow all Americans to escape If in
Cpmmander-ln-chief Agramonte, after a
meeting of the committee of nineteen,
,; v Can Cope with "Slob.
H the trouble in this city Is confined
to a mob, then the American army of
defense, consisting of 12.000 men, can
protect itself and the American fami
lies in Its care, if there is intervention,
however, the Mexican army stationed
here will Join with the mobs and a gen-e-al
massacre of all Americans would
probably result. It will be Impossible
lor the .l,000 armed American to make
a stand against the machine guns of the
Mexican regulars. If intervention comes.
however, I shall ot ine-nrai w leave
the country tprjhe United States, and
1 advise all ower unenc&n w
Within the compound which his Teen
established" arpund the American Em
bassy are nine blocks with wide streets
between and with -considerable ya,rds eur
winndtntr each- house, the residences be
ing among the most costly In Mexico
n ititmst is being made by the city
government to police this district snd a
number or suspicious cnaracicra uc
been expelled from it by an American
patrol which Is armed with shotguns and
rv, nt he bulldincs has been selected
for an armory and there the rifles and
cartridges have been stored, under the
watchful eye of the military attache of
the American Embassy, japt. uurnsiae.
Besides 'the Krag-Jorgensen rifles there
are In the hands of the Americans a num
ber of Winchester. Savage, and Marlln
nn4. and -dbout 300 Winchester shotguns
cf the repeating type, with sawed-off
liarrels deadly weapons xor use against
a. mob, but worthless against artillery
fire or Ion range volleys or troops.
The seriousness of the situation here
and the feeling which ail Americans have
as to the trend of affairs will take in
case of intervention was expressed by
W. L. Vail, head of the real estate de
partment of the Kansas City, Mexico and
Oregon Railroad, as follows
American Fear Intervention.
"Since the manifesto Issued In Wash
tngton has reached this city, the situa-
tlon has become infinitely more danger-
out for Americana Intervention Is only
a few weeks off at the most Is the opinion
of the minority of the members of the
American colony, and they are poorly
prepared to take care of themselves.
when the American troops start across
The note from Washington to Madero'a
government proves that intervention is
at hand, and wnen.it comes mere is no
hope for the American army o& defense.
The Mexican soldiers quartered here
-will Join with the mob, turn" their rapid
fire guns on the Americans huddled to
gether in the compound and simply
slaughter all of us. l have not made tut
my mind whether to get out or stay
and I am not sure that If I stay much
longer I shall be able to get out as I
do not believe warning win be given.
"Atrocities are being committed
against Americans all over the republic,
and I am surprised that the United
States has waited -this long to take ac
tion, especially if the AVashlngton gov
ernment really knows what Is going on
To Concentrate rar Embassy.
On the first appearance of trouble,
orders have been issued to all Ameri
cans to concentrate In the compound
where the, houses "will be commandeered
and take their forces "from the Mexican
Inhabitants and owners If ther cannot
be forced out peaceably. Capt Bumside
will take command.
In selecting the compound for de
fense one important factor was con
sidered an artesian well In the form
or a fountain In the Plaza de Orizaba,
a small park on the. corner three blocks
within the defense zone. The flow is
constantly abundant and his no -con
nection with the city water supply.
In the nine blocks are approximately
ZOO bouser. Each of these bouses has
been connected with the American Em
"bassy by private telephone wires. An
expert operator Is on duty night and
day at the telephone. Several families
live. In each block, and these keep
watch on their particular block, tele
phoning its condition to the Embassy
each, morning, noon, and night. While
the houses are a, sufficient distance
from each other to -prevent the throw
ing cf dynamite bombs, or even the un
detected appearance of dynamite
... 1 14.70 to Macon. Gaw and Return
J fax Atlanta. Tickets on sale MayS. 6,
Confederate Veterans Reunion Through
Weeping Can Via- Southern Railway. J
SAT" WAS FINANCIER.
New Torkv April . The fire
department baa possession of
150 which was stolen by a rat.
The rodent bad quarters in. a
furnished room house occupied
by Jacob Mayer, at tit Pearl
Street. The money was -found
In a rat's nest between the celling
of the third story and the floor
ing of the fourth story after .A
Are had necessitated the tearing
up of the floor last Tuesday.
The bills were In pieces, but
were not badly chewed. They
evidently "haa acquired grease
pots In circulation and the
grease had tempted the rata.
throwers.du.rinE a. fight, there a feeling
among Americans that attempts may
be made to place pynamlte in the cen
ter of the compound or start fires.
Rebel Force Sneeessfnl.
A strong rebel force made a successful
attack to-day on Cuatro Clenegas. the
terminal of the Monclova branch of the
Internationa Railway. In the. State of
Coahulta. .After looting the town, the
rebelrare reported to have begun fa
march on Monclova. with the object of
cutting off communication from Torreon
td "the "border.
Mexicans Kill Americans.
San Francisco, CaL, April 16 8. E.
Taylor, crucified by Mexican revolution
ists, cut down, and brought to this city,
died here to-day. His wife lies In a shal
low grave near Vera Cruz, also a victim
of the barbarities of the Mexicans, while
his brother, John Taylor, who was strung
up and left to die. Is the only surviving
member of the family.
Mrs. Taylor xwas attacked by the Mexi
cans after her husband and brother-in-law
had been bound. Thin she was left
to watch the agonies of her husband as
the bandits stretched" him out and. nailed
him to the door of the barn. She saw
them throw a rope around her brother-in-law's
neck and string him to a tree.
When he finally succeeded In loosening
the rope, Mrs. Taylor waa dead.
He tore his brother down and managed
to get him to vera. Cruz. From there
they-made their way across the country
to the TVestern coast and came by boat
to Ban rrancisco. o. r layior, weaaenea
by the voyage and the horrible experience
be underwent, died a few minutes after
he bad reached the hospital here.
KILL FIVE PERSONS
Kansas City, Mo-. April 26. Five per
sons are reported killed to-day as a
result of the four tornadoes that visit
ed Oklahoma and the southern portion
of Kansas late yesterday. Many other
persons were Injured.
Mrs. Mary Crooks was killed and sev
eral persons hurt In Ponce City, Okla.
Many bouses were demolished. Heavy
damage In the sugar farming district is
reported. The Santa Fe Railroad sta
tion and a number of houses were over
turned and wrecked (by the storm -.at
Uncaa, .Okla., outhoT .Arkansas Cltyt
A,"humoerrfarmhoas) were ""destroy
ed near Geuda. Spring-.
Another stpnn paaaedvbetween Arkan
sas City and Wlnfleld, Xana., destroy
ing a number of farmhouses. It was
reported that four persona, none of
them Identified, were killed by the storm
In this region.
EXPRESS EMPI0YES CONFESS.
Their First Story 'Was of ITold-np
Grand Junction, Cola, April Sb A. V
Poacnout. a weiis-Kargo .Express mes
senger, is under arrest charged with be
ing a confederate of Ben Gilbert, a Globe
Express messenger, also unaer arrest ac
cused of the fneit or in,uuu trom tne
Globe Express office here April IS The
money was consigned from, Salt Lake
City to a coal camp at Somerset. Colo.
The prisoners, who first said the money
was taken by unidentified persons at the
point of a revolver, have confessed, ac
cording to the police. The money, ex
cept J130. was recovered.
HONEST FINDER A CONVICT.
Restored Two Costly Rings Dropped
by Woman Visitor.
"Marquette, Mich.. April 58. Mrs. At J.
Straus, of Cincinnati, Is convinced that
there is one honest man among those
serving time in Marquette prison. lieu
Sinclair, of Chippewa County, is the pris
oner. He is richer to-day than he has
been for some time.
After a recent visit to the prison Mrs.
Straus missed two diamond rings which
she vslues at 11,000. She believed them
lost in the hotel where she was stopping,
but Sinclair found' the Jewels In the pris
on yard. They were In a. chamois
which probably had been kicked about by
other convicts. The rings were returned
to the owner.
Slerlden Girls Visit Foil's.
Representative vjohn Q Tllson of Con
necticut and S. Z. Poll entertained seventy-five
high school girls trom Merlden.
Conn, at the presentation of "The "Vir
ginian' at Polls Theater last nlcht.
The girls arrived in Washington yester
day and will remain in the city for sev
Woman Socialist to Lecture.
Mrs. Gertrude Mackenzie will lecture
under the auspices of the Socialist party
of the District at the Typographical
Temple, 423 G Street Northwest, to
morrow night on "The Other Side of the
Steel Industry." She has conducted ex
tensive researcnes Into the conditions of
the workers In the steel industry.
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WORK OF RAISING
SHIP IS STARTED
Seattle. Wash. April :& Work of rais
ing -the Pt)get Sound steamer-Telegraph
and repairing the Coleman dock waa be
gun to-day ..following an accident that
occurred when the steamer AUroeda,
coming? into- her berth, became' unman
ageable and sunk the Telegraph and
crashed Into the dock.
The Telegraph waa cut In two and 110
feet of. the end of .the dock. waa. torn,
down before the ship was brought under
The Telegraph sank In shallow water.
The damage to the Alameda is reported
slight. A. thorough inspection of her was
BOATS ON LINERS
Designer Says No Steamship Should
. Be Allowed to Leave Tort
tr Tork.'AprjrX.-"No ocean liner.
or any steamer for that matter, should
be allowed to leave port without one or
more power lifeboats on her decks. The
type of "Boat that I suggest should bo
carried Is the 3-foot boat, used by the
United States coast guards."
In the foregoing statement,- William
Gardner, the well-Known deslgner,ofrc-
lng yachts, to-day summed up his opinion
of adequate lifeboat equipment for trans
Atlantic vessels. Mr. Gardner added that
If there had been power boats on the
Titanic every person on board could have
"The boats at present used on the large
liners vary from twenty-eight to thirty
feet in length," he said. "They are sel
dom smaller than twenty-eight feet and
are metallic lifeboats. The smaller sizes
cost S403 to JS00 and the larger ones from
MOO to JSOO. They are fitted with water
tight compartments, and nearly all are
fitted with air tanks, in accordance with
the British Board of Trade and American
The lifeboats used by the United States
coast guard are much, more elaborately
built and vary In size from thirty to
thirty-flv e feet, costing about n.000. These
boats are self-baling and self-righting.
and unless they should strike some ob
ject are expected to remain afloat under
any condition of sea. Before tbey are
accepted they are turned bottom side up.
and unless they right and bale themselves
BOBS UP AGAIN
Peoria, 111., April St Bright-eyed and
Just aa pretty as ever and self-possessed,
-Beulah Blnlord, the same sixteen-year-old
girl tor wnom Henry C Beattle gave
life for love, arrived here yesterday.
Explaining her movements since sne was
released 'from custody In Richmond. Yo,
last fall. Beulah calmly and dispassion
ately, displaying so affection for the
name of-the man that slew his wife tor
her, told, of hiding under an assumed
name In California. She declares she
has lived the life of a recluse since the
tragedy, but she does not show it.
"My God, can't you leave me aloner
thought I would be forgotten by the
world by this time. I am living
straight l(fe for myself. I have forgot
ten Henry Beattle ever lived. I am go
ing to Danville. Afraid; Why should
I beT 1 am not the Beulah tsnford ot
There are rumors the police will asa-
Beulsh to leave the city. Patrolmen
guard the hotel where she stops.
ONE MAN KILLED
IN BOWERY FIRE
New York, April 26. One man Waa
killed, six others were Injured, and 330
men and women were thrown Into a
panic during a fire in the factory build
ing at 2 Bowery, te the midst of the
East Side lodging-house and factory
Jacob S. Lovnick was killed when he
Jumped from the roof of an adjoining
building. Fire Chief Kenlon responded
to the first alarm and personally took
EICHES0N ATTOENEYS PLEAD.
Aalc Got. Foa to Commute Former
Boston, April "35. Lawyers of Clarence
V. T. Rlcheson. the self-confessed mur
derer ot Avis Linnell. who was the choir
singer in the church at Hyannls Of which
e was pastor, went before Gov. Foss at
4 o'clock this afternoon and began their
slea to have the sentence of death tn the
electric chair the week of May 19 com
muted to life Imprisonment. The con
ference with the Governor was private.
Rlcheson's attorney admitted later that
the chief point in their plea was that
Rlcheson was not responsible 'for his
acts, owing to hereditary Insanity Be
sides presenting -written documents,
which takes up almost the entire life of
the former minister- the lawyers will
make a verbal plea which It Is expected
will take several hours. District Attor
ney PelUUer was present to represent
the State, and advise the Governor.
Skipper Sleeps on I.and.
Boston. April 2E.-Capt. Roberta, skip
per of a two-masted British schooner,
waa twenty-three days coming down from
St. John, New Brunswick. The reason
being that he had been spending each
nignt on land.
SEME PUSSES. -EXCISE
BILL BY '
NQMter of SalooBS in the
District Is Cut is
CLOSE TO PROHIBITION
Earlier doling Sour Is Provided
and Saloons Are lanished from
Denounced by Senators Heybunj. and
Martlne as "virtual prohibition." the ex
cise bill, cutting the number of saloons
In the District of Columbia in half and
practically doubling the cost of licenses,
was passed with a rush by the Senate
yesterday.. The vote was S9 to S, Senators
Chilton and Martlne being the only ones
voting against It The vote did not make
a quorum and for a time It looked like
the bill might be lost. Then the ser-
gesnt-at-arms got busy and managed to
find six additional Senators and bring
them In. Senator Bacon then moved that
the bill be considered as passed, and the
Senate gareed. The bill was brought up,
debated, and passed In less than half an
DesDlte the aeroplane speed the measure
attained In the Senate, however. It waa
stated by several ot the Senators who
voted for it that it wiu never pass me
House. It la expected to languish and
die In committees. Some forty-two other
bills, all relating to the District,- are
ahead of It. and- not one of these has
been touched. Barring unusual and un
looked-for speed on the part of the House
LCommlttee. the excise bill has small
chance ot being reached.
Few and Far Between,
The measure which the Senate passed
Is even more stringent than' the original
bill framed by Senator Jones. In tho pas
sage, the Senate tacked on an amend
ment making It Illegal to conduct a saloon
within 1.000 feet of Aqueduct bridge. This.
taken with the other restrictions, will
make the saloons of Washington so few
and far betwen. that one Senator declared
"a man who has taken too much on
board In one place will get sober walking
to the next one." ,
Senator Heyburn did not vote on the
bill, being paired. But this did not stop
him from making cvttre.ihr.a.ttacfc on it
and Its supporters. -dtvrghig-rof- mo
ment to pay burning respects to the "ex
cise board." He declared this body "i
cheap court sitting aa arbitrators to reg
ulate the thirst of the people "
Incidentally Senator "Heyburn suggested
a brand new scheme to the "reformers.'
Instead of licensing saloons he .urged
that Congress license the people who
drink. He suggested that the license
cost 11 per year, and that a man be re
quired to show his license before being
allowed to buy a drink.
"It's net the people who sell liquor
that cause the trouble." said Senator
Heyburn. Ifs the men who drinks It.
The trouble always goes out. of a sa
loon In a man or in a bucket. Mop
licensing the men who sell It and start
on the "men who drink It You'll cut
down the number ot .drunks by 75 per
Senator Martlne also assailed the bill
in a futile attempt to strike out a number
of the more drastic clauses.
BUI Means Prohibition.
"It Is virtual prohibition." Senator Ma-r
tine shouted 'Tve got no use for It.
The bill is entirely too drastic We have
no right to interfere with vested Inter
ests." Senator Jones, father ot the bill, fol
lowed Senator Martlne and declared the
measure had been drawn following hear
ings which brought out facta "disgraceful
to the National Capital."
With the exception fo Senators Mar
tlne and Heyburn, the bill encountered
practically no opposition In the Senate.
It hsd been bitterly fought In commit
tee, liquor men declaring that it would
result in the loss of hundreds of thou
sands of dollars Invested here.
If the bill passes the House, there will
be a wholesale sweeping out of the sa
loons which now don Pennsylvania Ave
nue. The measure has a clause requir
ing barrooms to be not less than 150 feet
apart. This, In most instances, will mean
not more than one saloon to a block.
Scores of small hotels will also get what
In many Instances may prove a death
blow, by a clause prohibiting bars In
connection with any hotel having' less
than fifty rooms. Heretofore twenty-five
jooms was the minimum-
Saloons in railway stations are natty
prohibited as Is the running of any place
where liquor Is sold In a residential sec
License Fees Raised.
All 'told, the number of saloons now
more than 500, will be cut by the bill
to 300. Those that survive the legal
decapitation' will have the cost of their
licenses raised from J80O per annum
to 11.S0O tier annum. The wholesale
house's will have to pay SS00 for their
licenses jnsictm wi uv ao .h j,c0v"
No saloon may be within 200 feet of
an alley. No saloon may be'wlthtn 800
feet ot a school. In order to keep
women and children from even seeing
such places, the bill specifies that no
saloon shall be conducted In or near
Rock Creek park oz zoological .r-arx.
The rules governing the Excise Board
are also raked fore and aft by the
shrapnel of the bill. The proposed board
Is to consist ot three 'members to be ap
pointed by th President and confirmed
by tho Senate. The term ot office, will
be three -years, carrying a salary of $2,400
per annum, but to prevent liquor dealers
from getting to friendly with tho board,
no, member may serve more than one
All these changes are to become ecec-
tlve within two years from the passage
of the bin.
More stringent laws pronibiliing tn
sale of liquor to minors is made by the
After the passage of the measure, sen
ator XSaUlncer. chairman f the Senate
District Committee, refused to make any
prediction aa to the facts It will have in
"Maybe It will get out of committee.
and maybe" It won't, he said. "In. under
stand the committee has a "Vast lot of
work before- It now. We have sent them
over some forty odd bills thus far, and
I don't think they've- touched any ot
them So I wouldn't like to say what
ffVl happen to this particular measure."
AFTEK HOTEL FIRE
Hew Tork. April Si A chimney fire in
the Hotel Albany, Fort -first Street and
Broadway, to-day caused a scamper
amoag the patrons, when a heavy black
smoke-rolled up the stairways and ele
vator shaft Into the corridors and rooms
on the upper floors.
There waa a general rush cf men and
women for the street, -but all returnea
after tho firemen had drowned out the
The smoke was first noticed by Benja
min Brown, an actor, who lives at, the
hotel, and Hugh Stanton, the bartender.
Stanton declared that when he returned
to the bar after the excitement was
over he found much ot the whisky stock
on hand missing.
HO MARBLE HOUSE
FOR MRS. BELMONT
Prominent Society" leader Through
with Showy Places and Wants
New Tork. April M. A practical homo
and not a marble show, place will be
built by Mrs. O. H- P. Belmont on the
property she has Just purchased on the
historic site at Fort Tryon.
'A marble palace? Goodness, no," said
Mrs. Belmont to-day. speaking ot plans
for this newest of her many homes.
"I don't! need any more marble man
sion," said she. "I have two now at
Newport- I wish I could sell one of
them; but It Is not easy to sell Newport
mansions. It costs me a lot of money to
keep them up"
The Newport houses have brocade satin
wall hangings and though not occupied
In the winter, heat a certain tempera
ture must be kept Up to keep the luxuri
ous walla Intact, and prevent them from
cracking during the cold weather.
Speaking ot the magnificent establish
ments at Newport and Hempstead, which
were built under her direct supervision
with the assistance ot world-famous
architects and landscape gardeners, Mrs
Belmont confessed her regret at being
obliged to forsake their beautiful and
"I, was very fond of this sort of
thing when T had nothing tlae to do,"
she said, "but I expect to devote the
rest of my life to working for the en
franchisement and Improvement of con
ditiona for women. I have .purchased
the new place on the Hudson purely aa
a matter of convenience. It will be Just
a comfortable country home. I shall
start to build this summer and "hope to
occupy It by next spring. I shall spena
three months there In the spring and
three months In the fall I shall spend
a month or two at Newport this sum
mer as usual."
STANDING OF LEADERS
FR0M TAFT QUARTERS
The. following is given out from Taft
headquarters on ths delegates already
Tift. Tth. lrt
AUs--Lnr.Y t II V", mi
ColOTttfa ....... M
DeiAwmr ...... t .... .... .
rtotli..-.. 13 .. .. ....
OtcrcU. ... 3S - .... ....
DU. of CM..... : ....
UnU........ .. . i
IHinoU.-...... : S
I ntlira. -....... SB 19 .... .. .
Ion. ......... . . If ... . - R
Ktnm..... ... 2 . .... ....
Kentucky ..... 23 3 .... ...
Milne ..... ... 11 .... ....
Mlchisu .. 3) .. ..
iriMoart.......... U M
New Mexico.... . T 1 ...
New Yo-k.... .. O T
North CaratlBE.. 1 !.....
Xarth tfclotl... . . 19
Oklahoma....... 4 II ....
Onsoa.. .. - ID .... ..
rnmirlTtnU.... 12 S3 .... ....
Rlude Itlud.-. W .... .... ....
Pooth Cutjlbu... U
TeoscaBee . . 18 .... ....
vennoct I 2 .... ....
Vinton ... a .
vucorno...... 28 -..
Trtlta......... 3 SB X TO
These totals do not Include New Hamp
shire, with 8 delegates, or Nevado with
5 delegates, which have been carried for
President Taft. Missouri State delegates
at large are not Included In this table.
JUEY ACQUITS YOUNG GIRL.
Flea of Insanity Frees Iter of In
Sceclil to lbs Wuhlniton IJcrtld.
Cumberland. Md.. April X. After being
out an hour, the Jury in the case of Vir
ginia Savage, nineteen years old, daugh
ter oi Samuel Savage, near Oakland,
charged with infanticide. late this after
noon brought In a verdict of not. guilty
because she was insane at the time of
the commission of the act and Is Insane
This is practically a victory for the
defense, which dld not deny that the
child was thrown out of the car window,
and that It was In the custody of the
accused at the time. The defense was
Insanity in the family of the glrL The
young woman was returned to JalL Dur
ing the address of former Judge Williams
for the defense the prisoner wept for
the first time, giving evidence that she
realized, the gravity of the crime.
Held Attends Memorial Service.
London, April 36."" United" States Am
bassador 'Whltelaw Jteid, accompanied
by the entire embassy staff, to-day at
tended a memorial service for the TI-
tanlo victims in St. Margaret's Chapel,
Evidence; of Dissolution Salt.
New York, AprH'SS. The first evidence
in the dissolution suit brought by the
government against the United States
Steel Corporation will be taken in this
city May 6. it waa announced to-day
The hearing wlllMj..held In the Custom
Thread Kmployes Strike.
WIll!manUc Conn.. April About S
of the.iJOO employes of the American
ThreadT Company here went on strike
this afternoon, cbtimlng that the recent
increase in wages ma not reaen the 10
per cent promised by the company. All
who went out are in the manufacturing
department. Other employes are threat
ening to go out.
91.3c; Baltimore and Return
Baltimore and OhtA.
Every Saturday and Sunday. Good to
retain until 3 a. to. train .Monday All
trains, both wars, lncludinr th Roval
GET $1,900 ST STOCXUfS;
New York. April !. Mrs.
Mary Armata. of 9 Emmet Street,
froofclyn, was attacked while in
er kitchen this morning and
robbed by two Italians, who took,
from her stocking 11.500, n Mrsv
Armata informed the lieutenant
on the desk In reporting the -
fair at the Amity Street police
station. The woman gave her
nationality aa a Syrian, and said
ahe was fifty-eight years old and
that the 11,500 represented the
combined savings of herself and
her husband, who is a laborer.
TAFT FAYS HONOR
MaDy Frominent Persons At
tend Military JFuneral on
ARMY PAYS TBIBDTE
New Tork. April ML With scores of
prominent men in attendance. Impres
sive military services were conducted
over the remains of MaJ. Gen. Frederick
Dent Grant In the chapel of 8t--Cprne-llus
the Centurion, on Governors Island,
to-day. Chaplain Edmund B. Smith read
the burial service. The funeral service
was preached by Bishop Farrell, of
The body of the laie Commander of
the Department of the East of the
United States Army who died suddenly
In this city two weeks' ago, has been ly
ing In state on Governors Island during
the greater part of that time.
The distinguished mourners at the fu
neral were headed by President and Mrs.
Taft. Among the-others were Vice Pres
ident Sherman. MaJ. Geo. Leonard
wood, MaJ. Gen. Barry, Gen. Croxler.
U. S. A , Brig Gen. Sharpe. U, S. A-
Lieut. Howie. U. S. A., ald-de-camp to
Gen. Grant: Capt- u. a. Grant III; Adjt
Gen. Vorbeck. ot the New- Tork State
militia: Andrew Carnegie and Mrs. Car
negie. Senator EUhu Root, and many
Mrs. Grant, the general's widow, was
accompanied by her daughter, the Prin
Beginning at o'clock. Fort Jay.. on
Governors Island, fired funeral salutes
at half -hour-intervals. Flags on all
government buildings were at half-
"Tho etapei.'was draped -with Ameri
can flags and tfie casket in. front of
the altar was banked with flowers. One
of the most roagnlflcentwreaths. was
sent by Mr. Carngle, who was a warm
friend of the dead soldier. Among the
other floral tributes waa one sent by
President and Mrs. Taft.
The services began at 10 30 o'clock
with a hymn by the vested choir of
Trinity Church. In the funeral sermon
Bishop Farrell paid high tribute to the
memory of Gen. Grant. He was, held
up as a model both in peace and war.
After the services the coffln was
placed upon a gun caisson and taken
on board the Federal ferryboat Gen.
Otis, which carried it across the bay
to the Battery.
Three thousand soldiers, including
two troops of cavalry, escorted the cor
tege from the Battery to the West
Shore Ferry. The foot troops were
drawn from the National Guard and
from Fort Jay.
At the West Shore Ferry the remains
were taken on a boat bound for West
Point, where the body was Interred In
the cemetery adjoining the United States
The last services over the body of the
dead general were simple In the ex
treme. An army chaplain offered a
short eulogy, a 6alute of thirteen voi
le) s was fired, and the body was lowered
into Its last resting place, an under
ground re-enforced concrete vault.
At West Point the train was met by
a regiment ot cadets of the United
States Military Academy, who escorted
the body to Its final resting place.
The' general s body rests lnelda a solid
copper case, which. In turn, rests In a
massive mahogsny coffin. A solid ma
hogany outer case covers the coffin, on
which Is a large solid silver plate en
graved In old English script.
Frederick Dent Grut,
Major General, Cnltrd States Armr.
Mir 30, 1I3X
Anil 11. KC.
PROVES COMPLETE AIIBL
Everett Crunch, of 'Washington! Ac
quitted of Robbery Charge.
SpBdil ta The tuhlagton Bmld.
Durham. N. CL, April 2S. Everett
Crouch, the Washington boy, held in the
Durham County Jail on suspicion of rob
bing the Bank of Orange, at Hlllsboro
on the night of April li. was discharged
by Squire Joseph A. Harris to-day.
Crouch was represented by Attomevs
Graham and Turner
Crouch proved a complete alibi by Con
stable Raymond Hall, of Durham:
Deputy Sheriff Morgan, three workmen
at the Southern coal chute In East Dur
ham, and by Slna Torsythe. AU wit
nesses testified to seeing Crouch and
another boy at the coal chute on the
night the robbery occurred.
BRITISH INQUIRY NEXT WEEK.
Returnlns Survivors to Be Sub
poenaed on. Arrival.
London. April 28. Every survivor of the
trew oi the Titanic who Is returning to
this country on the steamship Lapland
will be served with a subpoena to appear
before the court, of inquiry when the
vessel to-morrow arrives at Plymouth.
The court, the head ot which will be
Lord Mersey, will begin ltr Investigation
of the Titanio disaster early next week.
Prince Is Deaf nail Bias.
Berne. Switzerland. April X Don
JaJme, second son ot "King Alfonso of
cspatn. win oe aeai ana aumn tor Die.
He has been under treatment at Fribourg
for several months, but to-day It was
decided that his ailment Is incurable.
The child Is not yet four years did.
StlS to Baltlniore and ttetnra-
Saturdays and Sundays via, Pennsylvania
JUllroad- Tickets good to return until 9-CO
a. m. Aionaay. au regular trains escajtt
tae wouaivswuuai juzuin. '
Tp "SHOT or
Tiiitic's tpitif TiN to
CailfinlM fi Knp
SI6NAL HOT ANSWERED
Thfl Qalifofnian Dl. Nii Kit if
GETS TRAIN SICK
Capt. Lord, of the Leyland
steamship Callfornlan. who testi
fied before tne senate committee
Investigating the Titanic disas
ter yesterday, and who haa fol
lowed the sea for twenty years,.,
spent his first night on a. sleep
ing car on his way to this city
from Boston, where the Callfor
nlan Is docked. He became so car
sick that he was still ill when be
went on the stand -yesterday.
"Shut up! Shut up"' was the reply the
wireless operator of the- Titanic made to
a warning of the proximity ot a dense
field of ice less than two hours before
the liner struck the Iceberg, the Senate
Investigating committee learned jester
day afternoon. Capt. Stanley Lord and
Wireless Operator Cyril Evans, of the
steamship Callfornlan. both testified to
the curt reply made to their attempt to
warn the liner of the danger that lay
It was further established In the testi
mony of Capt. Lord that his ship lay
surrounded by Ice not more than nineteen
and a halt miles from, the Titanic from
the time she struck the Iceberg and sent
out her C Q. D. call until she sank. The
testimony of both men demonstrated that
but for the accident of a weary wireless
operator gqlng te bed. the Callfornlan
would have, heard the call for help from
the Titanic and. proced-d to the assist
ano of .the liner at e.,JheT
Been two wireless. operaursn board the
CaUoenUnfcab csl! -froraSthe -Titanic
would, have- been heard, on the. ship, only
nineteen miles away,, and promptly re
Comnttjter Ia Impressed.
The committee also seemed much Im
pressed by the" fact -that Capt. Lord re
garded the Ice reports- that he had re
reived as so serious that he took the pre
caution of, doubling his lookouts, as soon
as It became dark Sunday night. No such
precautions were taken on the Titanic. It
has besn shown, though the Titanic was
making double the speed of the Call
fornlan. Much contradictory testimony waa
heard regarding rockets seen from ths
t ridge of the Callfornlan that Sunday
n'ght. Just about the hour that the of
ficers of the TJtanlc were firing rockets
In the hope ot attracting attention of a
ship sighted off her port bow Ernest
GUI, donkeyman on the Callfornlan, ap
peared before the committee and swore
to a statement that rocket signals ot dis
tress from a neighboring ship were ig
nored by the officers of the CallfornlanT
Capt. Lord, of the Callfornlan. testified
that the firing of rockets from a ship
that lay in the ice three or four miles
distant had been reported to htm. but
said that his officers told him they were
not signals ot distress.
This ship, he- said, would not pay any
attention to his attempts to communi
cate with her b the Morse electric
signals. It could not have been the Ti
tanic. Capt Lord insisted, because, he
said, rockets from her could not have
been visible to the Callfornlan. nineteen
Conld Not See- Rockets.
Operator Evans testified that Gill had
told him he was going to get 00 from
a Boston newspaper for telling about
the rockets. The committee made no ef
fort to prove the truth of his statement
read before that body, and both GUI
and Cant- Lord were allowed to go with
out close examination upon the matter
ot rockets seen from the Callfornlan
Naval officers questioned last night were
of tne opinion that the rockets seen from
the Callfornlan could not have been'
fired from the Titanic, if. as Capt. Lord
said, the two ships were nineteen mlks
apart at the time
The afternoon session of the Investiga
ting committee was almost wholly taken
up with hearing the testimony ofCapt
Stanley Lord, of the LeIand Una
steamer Callfornlan and Cyril Evans.
wireless operator on the same ship. Both
gave extremely Important testimony re
garding the attempts to warn the Ti
tanic of the presence of Ice In her track
and at the same time both men com
plicated matters by their accounts ot a
strange ship which lay near them Sun
day night, and from which rockets were
Capt Lord, who arrived after lunch In
response to Senator Smith's summons,
which reached him in Boston Thursday,
was called to the stand firsU He proved
to be a tall slim man. smooth shaven,
with florid complexion, file said he -was
thlrty-flve years old and had spent the
last twenty years of his life at sea. and
had been commander or four other ships
besides the Callfornlan.
Entries from Loft.
The captain first read, entries from .then
ICallfornian's log. which be had brousjtK
wjtn him. c nng tne snip position
taken Sunday. The last position set
down waa C degrees S minutes north, ,
degrees 7 minutes west- This was the
Callfornian's position, said the captain.
at 10 A when he stopped the ship- In
the middle ot.an ice noe and prepared to
lay up for the night.
"What other entries have you theref"
asked Senator Smith,
"Forty-two degrees S minutes. t de
grees 10 minutes, passed, two large ice-
cerga. at - P- m., read the captain.
TOi p. n-L, passed one large iceberg.
V Continued on Page Three.
Baltimore and Oato R. R.
Plmlico races- Baltimore. April. SI ts
May li Train "Every Hour on the
Hour to Camden Station. Baltimore.
fitrttt cars direct, to PfcnUcq bsok.