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WASHINGTON. D. C. FKEDAif JANUARY, 3. 1913.-TWELVE PAGES
ONE CENT.
NO. 2281.
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HOUSE TO GIVE
ONMEMORIAL
Opposition to Bacon's Design
for Memorial on Mall
Is Expected.
TASK IS YET UNFINISHED
Highway Advocates Are Chief Oppo
nents to Selection of Site in
the Capital
Final decision by the House upon the
find ncs of the Lincoln Memorial Com
mission, favoring the placing of the Lin
coln memorial, as designed by Henry
Bacon, in the Mali, may be reached to-
Thc Senate approved the 'finding? Ue
cember 13. with only one negative vote,
and those in favor of the commission's
plans, wheh hae been indorsed by the
Fine Arts Commission, the American In
stitute of Architects, and many other
organization", predict a victorv when the
vote i- taKen among the Representatives
deplte the fact that tome oppoltlon is
expected from Congressmen who -wish a
roau to be constructed ab a memorial to
President Lincoln
The matter was to hae come up In
the House vestcrdav. ut was allowed to
co over
I nnU. t el I ncnmnleted.
Thf selection of the site and design or
the Ijncoln memorial has been a long
and as et uncompleted ta-k Congress
appointed a comml&sion to select the
site and design The Congressional com
mission referred the selection of the ite
to the fine Arts Commission, which,
after a study of proposed sites, including
tne tnion .station Plaza. Soldiers Home.
Sixteenth Street Hill. Arlington, and the
Mall, decided that the Mall was the onl
suitable site The Congressional com
mission known as the Lincoln Memorial
Commission or which President Taft Is
the chairman, approved the findings of
the Fine Arts Commission.
In an authorized competition, the de
sign bj Mr liacon, in harmon with and
n the lines suggested b the park com
mission was adopted
linn -Wlilr Ksplunmlc.
The memorial as designed by Mr. Bacon
a splendid structure 1.4 feet high, with
an esplanade 1 0"0 feet in diameter. Its
the Po
test line
ion which the monuments to Washing
ton and Grant and the Capitol stand
The cost of the memorial is to be
S OOO.Ofrt, the appropriation of which was
authorized bj Congress in 1911
Advocates of a highwa) from Washing
1m to Gettysburg as a memorial to Lin
coln have been the principal opponents
to the approval bj Congress of the Lin
coln memorial commission's findings in
favor of the liacon design and the Mall
ute Iteprcscntativ c Borland of Mis
souri recentl called the Bacon design
an imitation Greek temple," to be placed
"domi by the brewer "
RAST ELEVATION
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JDcbIbu of monument br Henrr Dncon for alte In Hall.
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HONOR HIS ONLY GUARD
MAKES TRIP TO PRISON ALONE
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CONVICTED OF KILLING
Hamilton. Ohio. Jin Z. Without a.
guard. Charles Schultheiss. convicted on
a charge of manslaughter and sentenced
in on ear In the Ohio State rem
tentiao. will to-morrow morning boird
a Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dajton train
for Dayton. He has given Juugc uara,
who sentenced him. hl word of honor
that he will transfer at DaUon for Co
lumbus, where the Mate penitentiary is
located. Here he is to leave the train
at .Spring Street -tation and walk to
the State penltentiarj. The only guar a
Schulthelss will have on his trip to tho
penitentiary will 1 his own honor
ASSERT 106,250
AREONSTRIKE
Garment Workers' Officials
Declare 85 Per Cent of
Employes Are Out
New York, Jan i One hundred and
six til ou band two hundred and fifty
were the figures given out at the head
quarters of the striking garment work
ers to-da, as the number of men and
women In the industrj in this eltj who
hae struck since Iat Monday morning
This number, the strike managers de
clare represents K5 per cent of the work
ers in the trade here Lxcept for one or
two small disturbances, the army of
strikers created no violence to-daj. The
strike leaders gie as a reason for their
good behavio- the man) lectures on cau
tion which hae been glen to the pick
ets The emploers on the other hand de
clare thit the reason there has been no
smashing of windows and other forms
or violence Is ltcause the strikers are
not out willingl. but liae been intimi
dated into quitting their jobs.
lespite Ihc fact that man; factories
are completf l tied up and others are
badlj crippled, the emplojers sa that
they hae not the slightest fear as to
the outcome
Will Not vrl.ltrutr.
"We will not arbitrate with them for
the reason that there is nothing to ar
bitrate. ' said Fugene S Benjamin, pres
ident of the Clothiers' Association to
night. ' Our men are perfectly satisfied
with the conditions at our places and
we expect them back at their work by
next Mondij morning The strike is
now fizzling out and the workers are
alreadj commencing to dcert the union
The demands of the strike leaders
that we pa higher salaries is prepos
terous Wo arc now pas ing more for the
manufacturing of garments than the
public will submit Hocer, if we are
compelled to pay more for wages, it is
the public, as usual, who will suffer"
General Organizer Max Pine, of the
Garment Workers Union, to-da) an
nounced that the clothing workers of
Rochester. Baltimore. Chicago and Phil
adelphia have adopted resolutions to the
effect that general strikes would be
called In those cities, in the event the
manufacturers there cime to the as
sistance of thejr Isew York brethren
Representatives of the strikers, the
manufacturers, and of the Chamber of
Commerce met again this afternoon
None of the conferees would make any
statement at the conclusion.
OF MEMORIAL.
SAYSAPPRAISER
WANTED ONLY
BIG VALUATION
William D. Hoover Details
Conversation He Had with
Hopewell Darneille.
HE SPRINGS A SENSATION
Bank President's Testimony Received
as of Great Importance to
House Probers.
That Hopewell Darneille, who was
delegated by Superintendent of Insurance
George W. Ingham to select two asso
ciates and make an examination and
reaIuatlon of the Southern Building,
first naked him to appraise the property
and then changed bis mind because he
was "after high appraisements," was the
sensational feature of the testimony yes
terday of William D Hooer before tho
House committee Investigating the two
Insurance companies which own the
Southern Building
Mr Hoowr is president of the National
Savings and Trust Company and one of
the leading local financiers. As bead of
his Institution, he lends much money
annually on real estate, and Is generally
accepted as an excellent. If conservative.
Judge of real estate values.
His testimony was received as of great
importance by the House investigators
When the building was revalued by
Darneille, Lipscomb, and Hense), at the
request gf the Commercial and First
National Flro Inuranco Companies,
which had purchased the propcrtj a few
days before, a valuation of SlWn.OOO. or
nearly POO.CO in excess of the purchase
price, was placed upon It.
vrunaed Local l'lnnuclera.
The companies then divided this en
hancement between them, placing each
6 713 on their books as Income "in
crease, by adjustment, In book value of
real estate This was one of the fea
tures of the report made on the financial
condition of the two companies t Supt.
Ingham, which directed the attention of
local financiers to the companies and re
sulted in the Inxestigation
Miortlj after Mr Ilooer took the stand
Mr Redlleld asked him
Were vou asked to act as appraiser
of the Southern Building'
"I was"
By whom"'
I was asked, in the first instance, by
Mr Darneille'
"Will ou give the full -Ircumstances
and in detail of that requ si?"
"Much. Too I,OTT."
"Mr. Darneille came to me and asked
me If I would apprale the Southern
Building for him. I told him that I
would do so Hi then asked me my
Judgment as to the, value of the ground
I told blm I thought It was worth In
the neighborhood of S3 a foot He said.
v.ou are much too low.' "Well I said. "1
assume that my appraisement would not
be satisfactory to vou" He said "No"
I said. 'Well. Mr Darneille, whnt Is it
ou are after high appraisements" 'lea.
that is what I want' he said I said
Hae jou an " He replied es 1
hae appraisements running from S to
J) a foot. Then ' I said. ' ou do not
want mine." He said "No, I do not ' and
he went out of m office
The following hpothetlcal question and
answer, which followed. Indicates what
the prosecution hopes to establish through
trc Investigation
Mr Redfield Mr Hooer I want to
ask vou a hypothetical question Let
It be assumed that un institution desires
to increase its capital stock, that at the
time it is so increasing Its capital stock
It is, as a matter of fact, losing monej ,
that despite the fact It is losing monev
it represents itself as prosperous, and
offers its stock as a premium because of
that prosperitj , do or do not the circum
stances I have described to ou creato
a case of obtaining money under false
pietenses?
Described the Mtnntlon.
Mr Hoover I should saj. Mr Redfield.
that It would be practically what vou
have said I cannot think of any other
word which would describe the situation
better than what ou have called It
Sir Redfield Suppose. Mr Hoover, that
vou received a letter offering jou the
stock of the corporation and prosper
tuses describing that corporation as pros'
perous, that, as a matter of fact, ou
found, upon Im esflgatlon. that the cor
poratlon was losing money instead of
earning it. and that, as a mater or fact.
It was excluded from doing Business in
the State where the largest business in
Its line was done, and had been described
as fraudulent by the officers of another
State from which tt also was exciuaea
would sou In such a case consider that
the representations nnde to jou were de
ceptie
Mr. Hoover I should
Under questioning t Representative
George, Mr. Hoover said that since he
talked with Darneille he had changed
his view, and that after further consid
eration he wis of the opinion that the
Southern propertj was worth 50 a foot
Mr Hooer said his own property, worth
STJ a foot, was assessed at about 44 per
tondnncd on l'-se Illevcn.
WANTS INSIGNIA OF RANK
GOV. WILSON TO WEAR BUTTON
A DISTINGUISHING MARK
Princeton. N. J . Jan 2. Amons the
first or the innovations which President
elect Woodrow Wilson will Inaugurate
when he enters the White House will
be to equip himself with a "Presidential
button ' to distinguish him from other
plain American citizens.
This button win bear the coat of arms
of the United States as the emblem of
his high office
1 wore the coat or arms of Princeton
Unlverslt as a scarf pin when I was
president of the Institution," said Mr.
Wilson to-day. ''Since I have been Gov
ernor of New Jersey I have worn the
New Jersey coat of arms. After March
4 I think I shall use a pin with the coat
of arms of the United States. I dis
like ostentatious display, but I think
Isuch a pin as I have worn Is Incon-
sepicuous and arpropnate. I like to feel
that iJwayshave with me a svmbol
of my servJce-"
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SENATOR DAVIS
DIESJfDENLY
Brilliant Career of Legislator
Ends in His Arkansas
Home.
Little Rock. Ark , Jan 2. United States
Senator Jeff Davis died suddenl at his
hume here to-night He had been ill off
and on for some time, and had been un
able to assume his duties in Congress at
this session, but his death came as a
distinct shock
Senator Davis was one of the most pic
turesque figures In public lift, his cam
paigning throughout his fctate having
brought fame to him It was said that un
one occasion he campaigned in his bare
feet, weiring a pair of overalls with one
Callus and denouncing the trusts He
was extnmel popular with the "home
folks." and last ver was re-elected to
another term In the United Mates Senate.
Nntltc ofXi-Lnnimji.
Senator Davis was fifty-one yeirs old.
He was born In Little Rock County. Ark.
He was educated In the public schools
of his native town, and was admlted to
the bar when nineteen J ears old He was
elected prosecuting attorney of the Fifth
Judical District in ISM. nd W3 reelect
ed ,n rsi
He nas elected attomej general of
Arkansas in 1SN Governor of Arkansas
In 101. and again in VjKt and rC He
was delegate-at-large to the Democratic
National Convention in 1M He was
elected to the I nlted States Senate Feb
niarj Z 1T. for the term beginning
March 4. 1 s)7 He was re-elected for
the term, beginning March ), 111J
Senator Davis made a reputation for
himself as a bitter anti trust man. His
denunciations of the trusts were a feature
of his speeches in the Senate
Senator Davis also was noted for his
read) wit and abllit) to rope with alt
arguments
WANTS GOVEENT
TO RECOGNIZE CHINA
Senator Bacon of Georgia esterday of
fered a reolutlon providing for the rec
ccnltion by this government of the repub.
lie of China The preamble to the
resolution recites that the people of China
have thrown off the monarch) and sought
to establish an independent self-govern
ment, and that satisfactory evidence has
been given of that government's perma
nency and stability
iThe resolution then provides that In
recognizing the Republic of China thi:
government shall accord the republic all
the rights and privileges general!) ex
tended to independent and sovereign gov
emments
Senator Uacon explained that there was
some division of opinion aso whether
recognition of this sort shoula be extend
ed bv the executive or the legislative
brandt of the governmept'' His own
opinion was that either could take the
initiative, but that the matter of ultimate
decision rested with the legislative
branch.
TESTIFIES BETOKE PBOBEES.
rhoto br UurIEwiiK.
WILLIAM n. HOOVER,
rreiMtst of the Mtioul Strlnss and Tnut Ocm-
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JAMES R.KEENE,
TURFMAN, DIES
End Comes Early This Morn
ing in Private Sanator-. .
ium in New York.
OPERATION IS FATAL
Noted Sportsman Had Suffered from
Abdominal Trouble for Many
Years.
New York. Jan. 2. James R. Keene,
financier, horseman, and one of the best
known men In banking and sporting cir
cles In the United States, died here late
to-night in a private sanatorium.
which he was removed a few days ago
from his hotel Death followed a long
Illness, which was not considered serious
until a few weeks ago,
llorn lu Enicland.
James Robert Keene. one-time owner of
the most famous string of race horses In
the United States and the most spectacu
lar speculator the New York Stock Ex
change has ever known, was born ir
London, England. In IKS. He attended
Lincolnshire private schools until he was
fourteen vears of age, when his parents
migrated to California and settled
Shasta Count). In IKS.
Mr. Keene s firstjobcame soon after the
family's settlement In the West. He was
given a position as the guard of animal
pets at Fort Reading. Cal Young Keene
saved his wages for a few months, and
then ho bought a miners outfit and pros
pected for gold He met with Indifferent
success, however, and after engaging: In
stock raising and freighting for a while
he became editor of a country newspaper.
After two years Keene quit his news
paper and left for Nevada, once more
to attempt fortune In the mining busi
ness Mr Keene s arrival In that State
was propltltious The 'Comstock Lode'
had Just been discovered, and by dealing
Judiciouslv In this propert) he was able
to make about SUaCOQt enough money to
return to Fan Francisco and engage in
the stock speculating business.
He married at that period of his ca-
ceer Miss barah Dalngerfield. a daugh
tcr of Col Lcroy Dalngerfield. of Vir
ginia She had hone to San Tranclsco
to reside with her brother. William P.
Dalngerfield. then a I nlted States Judge
Loses Ml In Crash.
In the crash that followed the first
Comstock boom, however, the young
financier went broke At this time the
brilliancy of )oung Keene he was then
twenty-six attracted the attention ol
several men of monc). and he was of
fered remunerative positions all ol
which he refused, declaring that he had
a talent for speculation.
Tills might be said to have been the
beginning of a code of a philosophy that
has since made him famous In the
United States and abroad Later he said
that "all that life consists of Is the tak
ing of chances." and that "Providence
has impressed in man's heart and brain
the betting Instinct
Mr Keene's cireer on the San Fran
Cisco Stock Exchange was meteor Hi
made friends rapidly and in a short time
had accumulated S4.0A) 00". chiefly through
speculation In the securities of the Bo
nanza mines of the Comstock Compan)
W hlle in California. Xlr Keene s most
notable achievement was the saving of
the Rank of California
In 1S7T. at the age of thlrtv-nlne. the
financiers health gave out. and he
nut for Europe When he arrived
New v.ork. however, he found the stock
exchange demoralized, and at once gave
over his Intention of seeking rest for a
strenuous campaign of speculation
two jears he had Increased his fortune
to J3.000.000
Mr Keene then tried to ' take Jay
Gould s scalp. but he lost his own
Gould beat him In an attempted wheat
corner, and. after various ups and downs.
Keene In Arpll. ISS1, threw up nis hands
and failed for SS.000000
Reputed Worth fUt.OOn.OOO,
Since then Mr Keene in the opinion
of Wall btrcet, has got bacK all that
he ever lost and more At the time of
his death he was reputed to be worth
from JiaOOOCmo to J4O.W00OO
Mr Keene s chief actlvlt) In speculation
was In the management of pools He
took charge of pools In Sugar. National
Cordage. Third Avenue. Brook!) n Rapid
Transit. Tobacco, Metropolitan Street
Rallwa). and Hocking, acquiring much
unwelcome notoriety out of the Hocking
pool
In the last ten sears Keene. according
to reports In the financial district, has
been secretl) emplo)ed b) almost every
one of the great powers of the street-
Morgan. Gates, and the Standard Oil and
the Steel Interests to engineer vast spec
ulative movements
It was perhaps as a horseman that the
financier was best known to the public
at large. From 1905 to 1909, his colors
each year headed the list of winning
owners, by a wide margin, while his
Castleton stud. In addition to furnishing
practical!) all of his horses in training.
sent many another famous race horse
to the races
It was in 1907, that the Keene stable
reached the zenith of Its success. Mr.
Keene's total winnings during that year
are said to have reached the princely
sum of JW0,S0S-a world s record.
Five times Mr. Keene's colors were
first In the Futurity, and five tlnMyild
tlBMsCdlC
a4cn
the Brooklyn Handicap go to
horse.
His famous racing stable was headed
by the .great Sysonby. v
MRS. R0SETTA LA G0RCE
IS SUING FOR DIVORCE
Washington Woman Testifies Ajainst
Husband in Trial at Reno.
Reno, Nev.. Jan. i sirs ttosetta La
Gorce. former!) Miss Rosctta Brlce. of
Washington. D. C. to-day testified In
the trial of her divorce case against
Jobn Oliver I.a Gorce. assistant editor
of the National Geographical Magazine.
A two-) ear-old son was said to be with
the defendant and his mother In Wash
ington. Mrs. La Gorce sued for a divorce from
her husband on the ground of desertion
and failure to provide. The reason for
her husband a action was that Mrs. La
Gorce had said to him that she could
no longer stand the Ute she was living.
He had told her, she said, that he was
tired of her and sick of married life.
She said about a ear after fhelr mar
riage he began to spend time away from
home, and during three months she spent
in the country went to see her but
twice.
The case was taken under advisement.
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ROAD PATROL WANTED
PRINCELY SALARY OF $720.00
QUALIFICATION "SIMPLE"
Uncle Sapi Is anxious to have some
hardy Individuals "in robust health" ac
cept positions at S73 per annum as
"road patrolmen " on several of the prin
cipal hlghwa)s leading out of Wash
ington. Some of the requirements to obtain one
of these Jobs, according to the examina
tion papers, aro large xhuscles, common
sense, and a fair amount of book knowl
edge. Also, the applicants must be able
to write a clear, legible hand
The principal requirement, however, is
that the applicant must own a horsn and
cart. He also must be able to claim
possession of a pick, shovel, "and other
Implements, such as a hand broom, for
properly earing for the road.
Applicants also must live within half
a mile of the particular road for which
the) want to be patrolmenv They must
havo a large and varied experience. It Is
said, as chauffeur to a horse and cart.
The vacancies to be filled exist In Ken
sington Road, from the District line to
Chevy Chase Lake. Bradley Lane, from
Kensington to Rockvllle Road, and Rock-
villa Road, from the District line north
a distance of approximately three miles.
52,0MEN
Occupations Range from Bar
tenders to Farmers', Cen
sus Records Show.
Some Paths Trod by
Women of Capital
Twenty-two saloon-keepers
and bartenders
Five undertakers.
Four shoemakers.
Eight ministers of the Gospel.
Seventeen h)pnot!sts. and fortune-tellers
Six Federal officers.
Four brokers and monev-lend-ersi
Two hundred and sixty-one
barbers and hairdressers
Twent)-one law)ers.
Twelve dentists
Three postmistresses
Eleven clt) and county officials
1 welve farmers
Sixty-four inspectors
According to a preliminary bulletin Is
sued b) Director Durand. of the Census
Bureau. ;C,4SS women, sixteen vears of
age and over, were empIo)ed In 111 dif
ferent occupations in the District on
April 13. 1910. According to the bulletin.
Mi per cent of all the women In the
District on that date were engaged In
some gainful occupation.
Of the gainfully emp!o)ed women at
that time. 7,1(7 or 1J.7 per cent were be
tween the ages of 1 and 3) ears: 31,061
or 619 per cent between the ages of
21 and 41 )ears. and 11.247 or 3 1 per
cent at )ears old and over.
Outside of the artists, the musiclins.
the teachers, and the trained nurses, no
occupation In professional service was
represented b) a large number of women.
In the District, however, tne occupa
tions assume importance because of the
intellectual attainments of the persons
pursuing them, rather than because of
the number of tfieso persons
The largest number of women employed
in a single occupation Is the 10,43: who
were engaged as servants of, one kind
or another. There were 3.9S women
cooks and 7.9G9 laundresses In the Dis
trict In 1910
Three thousand two hundred and flft)-
one dressmakers and ZS2 milliners earned
their living making togs for milady. Tho
largest number of women emploed in a
professional service, outside of teachers
and trained nurses, were 447 musicians.
1S3 sculptors. SS authors'and journalists.
77 physicians ana aoctors. wi arcmiecis,
and 0 college presidents and professors.
One thing shown by the preliminary
report Is that the women or tne District
are filling almost every conceivable po
sition In modem life. They have In
vaded every profession, trade, and serv
ice. idaho Newspaper men
FINED AND SENTENCED TO
JAIL FOR USING T. R. LETTER
Boise City. Idaho. Jan. i R, S. Sheri
dan and C O. Broxen. publisher and man
ager, respectively, of the Boise Capital
News, to-day, were sentedeed to.serve ten
days each In the city Jail and to pay fines
of $500 each by the Supreme Court for
contempt of court In publishing- CoL
Roosevelt's criticism of the'State Supreme
Court's decision In barring' the Rcosevtjt
electors from the Idaho ticket.
B0CXEFELLER.
WARRANT FOR
ROCKEFELLER
MAYBEJSSUED
Money King Is Likely to Be
Held in Contempt by House
of Representatives.
STATEMENT BY MR. PUJ0
Some Question Arises as to Legality
Before He Had Been Served
with Subpoena.
Drananlrk. Gi, Jaa. i After pnd
Inc three week at JekyI Island (.-
elusion nlth hu wife aad un aai"th
Iattera wife, liuiajn C. IlorkefeJJer,
the Standard OU magnate, areomnanled
by hla family, left Tuesday on an nnl
dentMed steamer for an unknown part.
Only a few of Mr. Raekefeller'a elsa
eat friends knerr of kla presence an
Ike Island, and they refused to nlgkt
to dlaenas kla departure, althongk It"
kecame knorcn definitely tkroush on
af them that ke had been here. On
eomlnc here he rented quarters In an
apartment house near hla winter bome.1
and ao far aa Is known dld.net visit klaL
home.
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Unless William Rockefeller surrender
and accepts service of tho subpoena Is
sued for him by the Bousa Banking"
and Currency Committee Investigating''
the Moner Trust, he may be adjudged
In contempt of the House of r reatnta
tives. Should such drastic .j-rJIj.e!
be taken by resolution, a -arrV";l
arrest would follow, and .the full power:
of the United States could be evoked
to produce his apprehension Officers
could break into his house and drag him
to Washington and before the bar of
the House
Chairman Pujo of the committee Is
of the opinion that Mr. Rockefeller Is
now In contempt of the House, because
he has notified the committee, through
his attorney, that he Is unable because
of 111 health to give testimony in th
hearings He knows that he Is wanted
by the committee," said Sir Pujo yes
terday "I hope that he soon will come
to the conclusion that his position is
untenable and submit to service of the
subpoena."
Pnj Make Statement.
After conferences yesterday with mem
bers of the committee who received a-i
report from Jerry South, an employe of
the House who commanded a force of
process servers In their effort to get
Sir. Rockefeller, this statement was Is
sued b) Sir Pujo.
"With reference to the attempts to
serve William Rockefeller with sub
poena to appear before tho committee I
merely want to sa) that at my request
a subpoena in due form was issued under
the signature of the Speaker of the House.
Champ Clark, and bv authority of law
some time last June Notwithstanding
repeated efforts the Sergeant-at-arms and
his force have been unable to make
ser Ice
"Not long since a certificate was sent
to 'me through the office of Judge Elliot,
of New York City, and was transmitted
by Sir. James K. Jones, attorne) at law
n Washington, stating. In suDstance. that
Mri Rockefeller's health was such as
to prevent him from coming to Wash
ington to testify as a witness or from
testifying at all
I took the position that I could. not
consider the facts stated in the certificate-
unless Sir. Rockefeller was served with
a subpoena or unless some one In au
thority accepted service for him. Judge
Elliot advised me in writing and I have
filed the letter In the hearings that he
was merely acting as a friend for Sir.
Rockefeller and was without authority
to accept or waive service for him. .
"There Is no disposition on my part
or that of the committee to endanger the
life of any one whose testimony may be
wished by the committee, but the state
or one's health Is a matter or fact to, be
ascertained by the committee and can
not be considered before service or ac
knowledgment of .ervlce
Mny Kmploy Women Mentha.
Chairman Henry, of the House Rales
Committee, Is in favor of Immediate
and drastic action by the House sgalnst.
Sir. Rockefeller. He stated his position
forcibly yesterday in an interview wiuj
.Representative Daugherty, a mtmbar of
the Investigating committee. Represent
ative Underwood and Mann, lawyers.
Incline to the opinion that there can
be no contempt of the House until after
there has been a service of the subpoena.
Saturdays and Sundays, via Panaryl-
vanla Railroad. Tlckata good rtunds(
until a. m. Monday. All racalar talis)
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