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THE WASHINGTON HERALD
The Herald has the largest
morning home circulation, and
prints all the news of the world
each day, in addition to many
exclusive features
Cloudy and wanner to-day,
rain iff the afternoon or night
Temperatures jesterday Max
imum, 51; minimum, 24.
WASHINGTON. D. C. THURSDAY. JANUARY 16, 1913.-FOURTEEN PAGES.
XO. 2294.
ONE CENT.
"-SSfSfs-
RECORD REFUTES
, SIMS' ATTACK
0NC1GL0VER
Statements by Representative
Plainly Charged Banker
with Profit-making Play.
FINANCIER WILL REPLY
Report of Debate Shows Members
Confuted Two Different
Projects.
II) JOMIPII l VSM-N.
Charles C Glover, who was the ob
ject of an extended attack In the House
vesterday bj Representative Thetus W
Sims of lennessee. will ask the insur-nc-e
Investigating committee for an op
)ortunitv to reply to Mr Sims under
cath Mr. Glover ma appear before the
committee to-dav. or he maj be asked to
wait until the defense in the Insurance
investigation case completes the presen
tation of its case.
Representative Sims attack was bv
av of repl to a lengthv statement
made by Mr Glover when the local
banker was before the insurance com
mittee December 30 At that time Mr
Clover denounced as "an abolute'"and
unqualified falsehood a statement at
tributed to Mr Mms and Representative
Andrus of New v,ork in the Congres
sional Record of some three jears back,
that he. Air Gloer. when triing to in
duce Congress to purchase what was
known as the Rock Creek extension
tact, with a Mew to uniting Rock
Creek and Potomac Parks- obtained an
option on til property for $4-1)000 and
then in his efTorts to dispone of it to
thc Tnited state,- 'started In on this
tract at WO Onn and now the hae got
it down to SttV
Clover l rtepl).
When before the insurance commit
tee Mr Glover declared with emphasis
that he never asked for the propertv
more than the St. 0,000 m ntioned In
bis option plus S3 000 tacked on b the
Commissioners for necessarj expenses
in connection with the negotiations.
Mr Glover would not discuss Mr
hims attack last night until he could
read Mr Sims remarks in full He
d dared however that he would ask
ih. indulgence of the Insurance com-
mittee again and under oath replj to
Mms attack
leasi one part oi ins iu ....
Glover Mr Sims laid himself
open again to criticism In the debate
o which Mr Glover had tiken excep
tion Representative Andrus of Vew
York had started off with the attack
on Mr Glover. Mr Sim, evidently
premising his remarks largeli upon
what Mr Andrus had said, followed
him , ,
In hi. .emark; yckterdav Mr Sirmr
gave the Impression that neither he nor
Mr Ancrus had misstated the facts In
their course of the debate In question
1 ut that a contusion might have arisen
in the minus of members who listened to
me debate through mention of the same
time of the proposition to purchase
Meridian Hill propertj for a park and
tli proposition in which Mr Glover was
i ltere'ted to purchase the Rock Creek
extension propertv s a matter of
fa t. as the record clcarli shows, both
VC Amtni jil lp 5lres f tllTISpll -S
lonfused til" two propositions The i
Meridian Hill proiertv judging from the
s-enatc report from which Mr Andrus
lead first was offered for jeviOWO, 1 it r
whs reduced to IfsDl"! and was agreed
on in conference at $ir,ora Taking
these figures Mr Andrus hi his con
fusion supplied them to the Rock Creek
park propertv which had been offered
from the tirst for J1S,( He and not
his auditors confused the two and a
rlain misstatement of fact resulted
Mr Sims In folowmg Mr Andrus ac
cepted tiie latter s premises and said
that whenever people in this Distiict
have anj land thev rannot sn to anv
boelv else thev to to sell it to the
government before it goes up Thev
started in on this Iract at WO 00 and
ow thev have got It down to J 11 000
H.-.reentnlves Misled.
Mr Glover in giving the lie to these
statements did not brand them as de
liberate f ilsehnod A careful reading of
tl ' record taken in conjuni Hon with the
111!
Pase Three.
WORST OF OHIO VALLEY
FLOOD BELIEVED OVER
Rivers Continue to Rise Slowly, but
Are Expected to Recede
Unless Rains Set In.
M Louis Mo Jan 1. -Re ports fiom
the flooded district along the Ohio Cum
be'lind and Mississippi Rivers indicate
tnat the i re st of high water is near.
anel tint to morrow or next elav ve
iegister tie full rise 1 he se rivers a
stll! rising gndinllv at most points, but
the advanre is slow and indicates that
the high point will probable not be ceiual
to tint or last spring when s,, much
damage was done
t I airo unless heaw lams; set in,
the local weather ofliee reports that the
Ohio River will nut mark higher than
flftj-elght fecf The gauge tonight
reads forty-two fret, anil thc rise is
coming ver slow)
The fear of a serious flood throughout
the lowlands In that section has been
removed to some extent and man) farm
ers who had prepared to move with their
stock to Cairo are still at their places
t Louisville. Kv the crest of the flood
has pa-sst-d, and the gauge shows a fall
of .i Rains reported from points on the
lower river will retard thc fall there but
the worst of the flood is believed past at
1-oulsvilie All along the Ohio. Cumber
land, and Lower Mississippi Rivers the
relief work continues and hundreds are
being cared for n public buildings at
Portsmouth, Ohio, and other points In the
flood district
From K000 to 1"000 persons are home
less In the Ohio Vallej. and the present
damage Is estimated at $10,000,000 A dis
patch from Cincinnati stated "that the
Ohio River was stationarv there, although
It is not expected to begin receding until
to-morrow, and posslblv not then If rain
seta in again.
Relief work is going on among the
nooa refugees, and boats are taking Im-
leernea lamines irom positions where they 1
ire marooned Desperate efforts are bs
Ing made to patch breaks in the levees
uid strengthen the embankment at placs
where they are threatened with destruction.
DANCE UNTIL II A. M.
YALE "PROM" BREAKS RECORD
HAVE TURKEY TROT, TOO
New Haven, Conn, Jan 15 All rec
ords for lateness In Yale proms were
broken this morning, when at 11
o'clock there were still dancers up In
the ballroom at the Hotel Taft, The
passer-b was greeted with the spec
tacle of voting women In ball gowns,
escorted b voung men In "swallow
talis,' walking leisurely across College
Street toward Shefftown as If It were
a most natural thing In the world to
be strolling abroad returning from a
dance an hour before noon.
New Haven hasn't before had the op
portunity of witnessing such a novelty,
and the prize for the long-distance
prom goes without an dispute to the
class of '14
' Moonlight" dances nnd turkey trojs.
although both under the ban, were fea
tures of the programme Next year
the faculty maj make new rules to
cover these startling innovations made
bj the "prom girl of 1913 "
Arbitrators Between Unions
and Railroad Managers
Fail to Agree.
ENGINEERS INVOLVED
Balloting of Employes Expected to Be
Complete for Announcement
February 10.
Vew York, Jan 15 A strike that
threatens to cripple the Eastern railroads
looms up a an outcome of the failure
toda of arbitruors between locomo
tive tiremen and railroad managers to
arrive at a settlement on the question of
a method of arhitrjtton
Vfter conferences lasting ix dava.
Judge Martin Knupp, of the I'nttea
states Commerce Court, and Charles 1'
Nei i ,Met states Commissioner of
,Jbor announccd to lne ,ir(.mPn and
railroad managers that thev were utter-
, , unai,)e to ,enlo tnc Question The
ailroad managers have resolutelv refused
to consider arbitration on the basis prj
videel b the Erdman act.
President W 8 Carter or the Brother
hood of Uocomotlve Firemen, after hear
ing of the failure of the arbitrators sent
out calls to the firemen throughout the
Hast to-night to vote upon their inclina
tion to, strike
A 111 'involve HS.OtlO Men.
The balloting will go en until Keb
ruarv 1 and the result will be announced
ten dale, later If a strike Is decided
upon and Mr Carter declared to night
he believed thc firemen are of that mind
it win involve sono men of that num- Greater Part of $1,000,000 Stock
wi iu jw te.ee eiiiiit-t-i? no uni re
cently were promoted from their Jobs as
firemen hut who "till maintain their
cards in the tiremen s brotherhood
Ml the railroads Iving east of Chi
cago and no-th of the Ohio and Poto
mac Rivers will be involved in the an
tic ipated strike Kiftv -four railroads
will lit tied up If thev go out
The strike "llntlrai develops from
demands made tv the eng'neers and
fireme n for more pav and eaier hours
f work
sil.l.
The fireme i
I. rill
re fu seel
I.
submit their
case to the board of se ven that acted
upon the engineer, deminds but in
slated upon proceeding under thc Erd
man act which provides for three ar
bitrators one appointed b each side in
the controversv and the t'urd chosen
bv the other two
The railroad managers held tint this
buard under the law was given too
much latitude Judg" Knapp and Com
missioner Neill were called in The
railroad men refused lo change their
attitude while the firemen, although
willing to come to an egr ement. ln
sistcel upon recognition of their de
mands even If the raise in wages was
slight
I nable to get the contending sides
to come to anv agreement e hleflv be
cause of the stubborn attitude of the
railroad owners the two arbitrators
to-dav concluded that their efforts
were in vain
BONDS FOR DYNAMITERS
REFUSED BY PROSECUTOR
U. S. District Attorney Miller Says
Surety for Three Chicago Men
Is Not Large Enough.
Chicigo, Jin l's At tho objection of
Tnited Mates District Attorney Charles
V Miller, of Indianapolis, the Circuit
Court ol ppeils refused to approv
bonds offered for the release of Frank
M Rvan president of the Association of
Bridge and Structural Ironworkers
William s,chupe. and R II Houlihan,
now In a Federal prison for a dynamite
consplracj Bond for Charles N Beum,
f Minneapolis, was approved. Miller of
fering no objection
Tho objection to the bona for me three
Chicago men was that the property sub
mitted was not sufficient in value The
propertj. Miller asserted, was worth
JK.SOO, when n total of approximately
J200 0JM should have been scheduled The
liond for Rvan. Houlihan, and Schupe
III be taken up at a later date Their
attornej probablj will offer additional
property
le oaurt nlso refused to approve the
bend of "eVilliam Redin. of Milwaukee
fie motion to admit Herbert Hockin
to ball pending1 appeal was denied by tho
court Hockin was not Included when
the motion for a writ of supersedeas was
argued In the cases of the other defend
ants. "Hockin has alreadv confessed his
guilt," said the court, "and there Is no
reason why he should be admitted to
ball "
Tareugh the Southland.
Fine, balmv weather Is being enjoyed.
Just the kind for outdoor life Airre-
sorts now open at Ashevllle, the Land of
iiicr ok-; Augusta, Aiaen, aummervllle.
Charleston, Savannah. Brunswick Flor
ida. Nassau, Cuba. Southern Railway of
fers excellent service. Consult scents.
Jf 15th St, and 90S F St, nw. '
RUSH FOR STOCK
Affairs Move Very Rapidly in
Organization of the New
Institution.
i
i
CHARTER GIVEN "0. K."
Subscribed at $125 Share.
Directors Elected.
n i.
vffairs niovei
. i'i.i:min(.
rapidlj vetcrllav
with
the rederii National Hulk in proi ess
of organization during the greater part
of the dav organized in the ev cuing,
with the grei'er part eif its SlGMMau
stock stibscniHd at $11 i shire a
lioard of direct rs elected piesulcnt and
vice president hosen charter ipplicsl
for and appllc.it. on ejuioklj given the of
ficial "O K bv omptroller I-awrcnro
O Murraj
The speed limit even for Washington
where the rveirds ar held whs violated
in the repiil letlon of vestcrd.iv Uuit
oclcck tempo! ir quarters at 1HA r
Mreet were opened md all el iv long the
Interested promoters of the new bank
were bus receiving subscriptions and
applications for peesitions
At the meeting held late in the ela at
the oflue or sjnfl,.tz,.ii Rhec in S.
Hensej. the following lioanl of directors
was chocn Bvron S dams. Walter
Brown I I Darlington W ilton J l.im-1-ert.
Ralph W 1, John I- .Newlsjld
John Poole. N II Shea. John II CUipp
Mjcr Cohen Clarence B Rhceni Prank
B Nojes, Leon ToWner, and Arthur D
Marks
Mlolnient of Mock.
The board Immediate Iv organizes! bv
electing John I oole as president as
predicted In Tuesdaj's Herald, anil N
H Shea as vice president other offices,
being left vacant for the time being
President Pool heads the committee
on the nllntttment of stock. Indicating
rgo subscriptions ind a desire on the
part of the officials to allot stock where
ill do tho most good, viewed from i
business st cndpo'nt
Committees were ippointcd on temior
ar and perm uient efuarters and on vu
lious other matters
It Is not known Just when the bank
will cp-n but the indications nrc that
the institution will be launched full-
flcdgeil during the current week, irow
nearlv half gone
W hile the application for a ,ehartcr
was qulcklv granted n me comptroller,
the issuance of the document Is nofmadc
until 50 per cent of the capitalization,
In this case SjOOOOO, has been paid In
Having complied with this nnd all other
conditions the charter issues automat
ically Interest in sorefmor.
Considerable interest was shown In
financial circles as to the successor to
John Poole as cashier of tho Commercial
National Bank It is understood that a
man of executive ability Is required, and
President Clapham and Vice President
Jordan are giving the matter their per
sonal attention Mr. Jordan remained at
the bank during the greater part of thc
day meeting the bank customers and
consulting with his fellow -officials.
The largest "g-illen" that has watched
proceedings on thc local stock exchange
for many a day was present yesterday.
Every seat was taken, and the member
ship of the board was there almost to a
man
There was more or less suppressed ex
citement during- the "call" until Com
mercial National Bank stock was reach
ed and then every one was at atten
tion.
"What bid?"
"$200," said Henry Hurt. ' Sold." came
from several sections of the room.
Again. "What's bldT" "J20V 'Sold,
Fold," and then the bid was lowered to
1193 a share and "sold" followed. Low
HAUNTED.
ering I s bid to JlsS. the selling stopped,
then graciuill) it was bid up to S-1" I-:.
Then W II Ilibbs Jumped to his feet,
tome on III give S-Vu for the stock.
Fjiiu i share for 1 tX shares for any
p rt of I im) shares Come on, lexisen up
where-s vour to k ' He hot -0 shares
and then the WO for anv part of 1.000
shares was reiterated and was on the I
floor at the close
Th.
net record was 130 shares and the
rop but about J3 a share Kldridge
orda-, hu.i ma.ie good -his siate -
m, in that h would tak
ike the Ftnk of
market price at
the se ederv at thc
leat for Uie one dav.
SLAYER IS HELD
Robert L Thomas Removed
to District Jail After In
quest at Morgue.
PLEA OF SELF-DEFENSE
Widow of Roonie Stevens Expected to
Leave Hospital Within
Two Weeks.
Robrt I Thomas twentv si vears
otl .in electrician who was nrre-slcel
Me.ndav night after he had killed
Roomie N hteveiis, carp, liter and night
w itrhman following a pistol duel in the
kiteh n of the Stevens home at S
teder Stre-et. Takoma Park, was held
In a coroners jnr for the action of tin
grand Jurv vestcrdaj aftei an inquest
at the morgue over the t-l.v.ns bod
Although warned by Coroner Nevltt
that am statement he might make
could b. n.-el against him. Thomas took
the witness stand admitt d killing
Mevens nnd offere da ple-t of self de
fense Part of the nht check of
Thomas was covered bj a bandage"
which hleles the wound Inflicted when
fctcvens opened fire on the electrician
It was testified that Stevens first open
ed fire, striking Thomas In the rls,ht
elieek Stevens then shot his wife In the
left side Thom is, who had been stun
ned bv the force of the bullet entering
his cheek and glancing off the check
bone, arose and began shooting at Stev
ens, sending two bullets Into his leody and
causing Stevens to fall to thc floor life
less llemovril to .fall.
vssistnnt I'nited btatcs Attornev Sam
uc I McComas Hawken represented tho
prosecution and Thomas was defended
hi Attornev s James V. Kelly and M.
Mangan Thomas was removed to the
Di-trict jail
The condition of Mrs: Mevens who Is
at Garfield Hospital with a bullet from
her husband s revolver lodged near her
spine, is improving, Phislclans believe
that Mrs. Stevens will ba able to leave
the hospital in about two weeks.
Among the witnesses examined nt the
inquest were Dr. George B Heinecke,
who was called to the Stevens home after
the shooting. Miss Ivj Coleman, a niece
of -ilrs Stevens and an eie-witness of
the tragedy: Le Roi Stevens, son of the
dead man. Deputy Coroner A hlte, who
performed the autopsy on the body of
Stevens, William White, of 15 Cedar
Street, a friend ot Thomas, and thc pris
oner himself
nxnloslnii Kill.
Cumberland, Md
tlncj Two Hurl.
Jan 15 One man
was killed and two are ding from burns
as a result of an explosion of an oil
tank belonging to the Standard Oil Com
pany here to-dai.
Aliens I,n? Appeal.
Richmond, Va., Jan. 15. The Supreme
Court of Appeals shortly after noon to
day refused the petition to rehear the
cases of Field and Claude Allen, the
Carroll County outlaws, who are to die
Friday unless respited by Gov. Mann
Best Serrlr a eTallforala.
Standard or tourist. Latter personally
conducted without change dally, except
Sunday. Berth, P. Washlnxton-Suniot
route. A. J. Poiton, o. JL. 805 P. 70S 15th,
MALONE TO BE
WILSON'S AID
'
n i J t 17 l .1 .
1 KeDorted in New York that
j jf o i titmi
J (j Gorman s Son-in-law Will
! Be Private Secretary.
McCOMBS QUITS POLITICS
Health of National Chairman So Bad
I He Will Seek Seclusion
, After March 4.
New iork Jan li-Dudley Field Ma
lone, son-in law of senator James O Gor
man, has been tenden el and accepted the
nost of seeretiiic lo l'resiihsit-ele.-t vt 11-
json He will assume the duties of this
position after Murell 1.
William K Me Combs chairman of the
! moiriti, N'ationil I ommiltee, has in
formed President elect VAiNon that under
the ndvic," of lis phvsieians he must re
frain from all political and official ac
ta it lfter the Inauguration of the new
President it tehlngtun March t This
means that Mi Mrt'ombs will not enter
the Cabinet of President W Hson
George Gordon Battle, formcrl Aa
int IHstret Vttorucv under Willi im
Travers J, roine and now a law partner
of -senitor O Gnrmnn can succecel Henri
A Wise as I nited States Dlstrii t Attor
n. v of this distrie t if he w she s to elo so
riioe thre, bits of inform ition r.
garding the relations the persons named
will hold to the Wilson administration
eame to a reporter to-dsv from three
diffc'ent sources tint are known to be
ver close to the President-elect
slnleel for Cnlilm-I.
The report concerning Chairman Mc
( omhs. Interested the politicians to whom
It v as repeated more than either of tho
others Troni the hour of oodrow W 11
sein s triumph in the Baltimore con
vention to a comparativeiv short time
ago it had leeen accepted as a foregone
conclusion thnt he would become a mem
ber of the Cabinet It is known that
until quite rccentlv Mr McComhs had
cherished the prospect of be-coitiiug one
cf lYcsielent ll"ons ministerial a.
vlsers, either as ecretarv if War or
as scire fan of the Treasiirv
After his health hroke down in the
middle of the Ust campaign. It also Is
known that Hie chairman s medical ad
visers advised him he must go slow
Kven then thev told him tint he might
not be able to risk the dinger of the
hard work that would come to him
should he accept a place In the Cabinet I
Hoping against hope and striving Cairo-
full to regain his full physical vigor.
Mr McComhs onlv a few weeks ago was
nrougnt to i steal realization of his con
dition lie then informed the President
elect of his re gret at not being able
to work longer In politics or public af
fairs after he had laid down his re
sponsibilities to his chief, following the
inauguration exercises
v ill f.o to l.'urope.
It is stated h) friends of Mr McCombs
that within a few days after the Inaugu
ration he will leave the 1'nlted btates
for an extended visit tl one or more
of the German hospitals, and that after
he has taken the cure there, he will go
to Italy or the south of Prance for an
indefinite stai
CHIEF JUSTICE HALL DIES.
lonnecticnt Supreme; Conrt Judge
Snernmlis While nt Dinner.
Hartford, Conn.. Jan. IS Chief Jus
tice Hall, of the Supreme Court of Con
necticut, and a widely known Jurist,
dropped dead to-night -while seated,
with other justices of the court, at din
ger In the Hueblln Hotel. Chief Jus
tice Hall succeeded the present Gov
ernor, Simeon Baldwin, on the bench.
Meat Onf fa Palm Ileeeh. Tlavfeiei
Ormond, St. Augustine: over 2 hours
quickest, to Miami and Havana "Flor-4
ion special," Atlantic Coast line. Four
Ltd. trains dally. 1408 New York Ave-
nue nw,
"MILLIONAIRE KID" TO WED.
H. 11. Paddock: Aunouncea Eaiage
luent to I1rookl)n llrlresa.
New York, Jan 13 Having withstood
the blandishments of chorus girls, wait
ers, wine, auto, and prets agents for a
year, Simon David Paddock, the "mil
lionaire kid" of Atlantic Highlands. N
J , has capitulated to Cupid.
The young man. who Inherited a share
of a million dollar fortune left b), an
uncle In Siracuse. Jf. Y. has recently
opened a brokerage ofllce He was for
merly a chauffeur. When found ut din
ner this evening in a fashionable res
taurant, be confirmed reports of his en
gagement to Miss Lillian Wlrth. a II rook -lin
heiress, daughter of the late William
Wlrth, a wealthy necktie manufacturer.
"This Is Miss Wlrth. said the boyish
broker. Indicating the very attractive,
dark eyed, dark haired girl who sat op
posite Neither of the oung couple seemed
greatly perturbed when Informed that
Miss Wirth's mother had voiced her eip
posltion to the proposed marriage or her
heautiful oung daughter to the former
chauffeur.
COIMLINTILT
OVER JUDSON
Dove of Peace Hovers Over
Investigating Committee
and Flies Away.
BI-RD TAKES WINGS
Members of Body Tiring of Testimony,
Much of Which Is Considered
Irrelevant
Lured to a false sense of securitl the
dove of peace vesterdav morning spent
three whole hours In the rooms of the
House District Committee, where a sub
committee Is Investig iting two local in
surance companies and the District Su
perintendent of Insurance
Knrouraged bv the peaceful atmos
phere, this trusting bird returned at the
afternoon session 1-lguratlvel speak
ing, before the committee adjourned for
the dai. the air was full of feathers from
thc plumage of this outraged bird
If anv doubt existed as te a unanimiti
of thought and action among members eif
the committee and despite t e wither
ing examination of newspaper men who
lared to suggest a difference of e-pinlon.
such a doubt h is found lodgment In the
minds of thoe who have followed the
course of the committee it was com
pleted d ssipaied lesterdai afternoon
Chairman Johns n and Representative!
Jledneld are ditinctli on the outs X3
far as the proper coume to be pursued b
the exmimlttee is concerned and Repre
sentative Prouti is In somewhat the same
menviable position as the would-be pacl
1 1 In a fa ml quarrel, except tht from
si appearances juuge t'rouiv nas no ae-
s -v mix in the affair or lo take a
& Si, all except In the Interest of ex
IhV ti n
Of the other to members of the com
mittee Representative Henri George
tr has been forced to take a European
trip to recover f-om his strenuous work
in connection with the investigation of
real estate taxation and assessment con
ditions here and Representative ictor
Berger from all reports considers his
time too valuable to be given up to the
hearing of testlmonv which he considered
irrelevant to tne purpose of the inves
tigation The nearest approach to an open split
le-tween Messrs Johr-son and Redtlcld
came lesterdai when both eSffered to go
en the witness stand and swear to thu
truth or their statements as to con
versations thev had held with Engineer
'"ommissioner Judson as to the com
1 etenc of Murlcipal Architect shford
to design and construct the pruiiose-d
i Millings for the new Central High
School and the colored Normal School
Prooty Iteudv let Nncar.
The climax came when following
Mr Redflelds statement of the conver
sation he hail had with Col Judson.
Chairman Johnson asked him If he had
Inquired of the latter as to Mr sh
fords abilltv to design the two build
ings In question Mr Redfleld replied
In effect, that he had asked no such
question, because of its obvious ab
surdltv. In view of the large amount of
routine work which devolves upon Mr.
Ashford Whereupon Mr Johnson re
plied that he had asked this "utterb
absurd ' question of Col Jndon
Judge- Prouti had taken no hand In
these hlghl Interesting colloquies He
had not a wonl to sar though his
looks spoke volumes But when Mr
Johnson askeel him if he had an state
ment to make in this connection, he
replied that he had nothing to swear
though hev might decide te 'swear
at" something before long
The trouble lesterdav was preclpitateel
bv what seems to be a feeling on the
part of the eh lirman of the committee
that Col Judson has been somewhat of
fielous during his n.Imlnistratlon as engt
neer commissioner of the District.
number of passages In the record of the
case would seem to bear out this con
structlon of the chairman s attitude
Representative Redtield. whos attitude
.In the investigation has been that of
prosecutlng attorney, on the other hand
admits that the Inception of the Investi
gation, so far as he Is concerned. Is the
result of Col Judson s representations.
and he Is disttnctl in sympathy with
the latter's attitude
The real cause of the split, however,
is the difference of opinion, as to what
constitutes competent testimony Mr.
Johnson and, in most instances, a ma
Jorlt of the committee has been of his
opinion believes that the course of the
probe has been far too "rangy." that a
great mass of Irrelevant testimony has
been read Into the record and that too
much stress and time has been spent on
comparatively unimportant collateral
lines. Mr Redfleld. on the other hand,
believes that thc committee should get
"all the facts." regardless as of the
admissibility of testimony as laid down
by rules of evidence followed before Ju
dicial bodies
seUe Rifles nnd Ammunition.
New Orleans, Jan. 15. Two carloads of
rifles and ammunition. Intended for shln-
nent to the Mexican rebels in their re
volt against President Madero, were
discovered by Secret Service agents here.
A Mexican official and another man are
to be arrested for violation of the neu
trality laws.
tn.4.1 to Columbia, s. C, and Return
via bouthern Railway account National
Corn Exposition. Datea of sale, Janu
ary "0. S3. 25, 27, SI, -February 3 S, 7. final
limit February It Extension or final limit
(ranted. Consult Agents. 70u Uth st
DECIDE AGAINST
ROCKEFELLER,
Subcommittee Will Examine
Sick Financier on Copper
Manipulation.
RICHARDSON TESTIFIES
Believes Two-hour Quiz Will Not
Jeopardize the Life of Oil
King's Brother.
The Pujo Investigating committee of
the House has decided to Insist on Will
iam Rockefeller submitting to an exam
ination by the committee s counsel. By
a division of 7 to 1- the committee ves-
' tenia voted to excuse Mr RocJtefeller
from appearing before the full commit
tee at its hearings In Washington, but
to r"qulre him to give testimony at suc'i
time and place as later may be agreed
upon
This action of the committee followed
the presentation bet ore the commute"
of the views of Dr Charles W. Richard
son, the Washington throat specialist,
who had been sent b the committee lo
Florida to examine Mr Rockefeller
Dr Richardson agreed with Mr Rock
efellers own phislclans that the bring
ing of the patient before the committee
might result in a hemorrhage or some
other development which would obstruct
his breathing He acknowledged also
that it was Impossible to sav whether
an ex-iminatfon would ulttmatel result
In serious harm He flnall gave It as
his opinion however that Mr Rocke
feller mlgiit lie subjecteel vi a short ex
um'nalion without endangerring h life
l'ujo Casts Vdverse Vol..
Dr W F Chappell and Dr Lambert
Mr Rockefeller's two phislclans, lave
testified that to bring Mr Rockefeller be
fore the committee or to subject hlin to
a severe examination might result in
his sudden death
The one vote cast against subjecting
Mr Rockefeller to an examination wa
bv Chairman Pujo
In examining vlbert C Burrase e r
Boston a director of the Amalgamate!
Copper Compan Mr Lntermver v ester
da disc I sed what the chief purpose e
the pui-uit of William Rockefeller hade
ben Mr I ntermier ecntendeel that i" f
s'dcrs including William Book, feller anil
the late II II Rogers m ide as raiuh as
S7j.iiM0o through the organization r
malgamated Copper and sub-equentl
through the sale of properties to that
rompanv Burrage would n t denv t ai
h" had received a much as S-.e.ee.vi
his share of the profits from the a!e of
the companies that original! went in!
the Amalgamated
Gecrge W Perkins was the onlv othr
witness "f the day He was evasive wfen
It fame to the question as to whethe
or not the present concentration of bank
ing resources and credit constitute a reril
to the countrv
1
Dr. Richardson's Opinion. J
Dr Richardson testified that Mr
Rockefeller's case was more serious
than D' William r Chappell his phy
sician has indicated in his affidavit sub
mitted to the Pujo committee Mr
Rockefeller s trouble a cordins: to te
committees phvsleian dates ba k to
19i".
"At that time said Dr Ilichardson
a very serious operation was performed
one of as great magnitude as Is tisuaPv
done I mav state that the right voe-ai
cord U entire! gone and the Interior
portion of the left cord also is gone
The phsjclan added that lie hal
timed Mr Rockefeller In writing anil
that it took him two and a half minutes
to write e'even words. His inabilit t
write normal!) was caused b shaking
pals Dr Richardson said that Mr
Rockefeller's phrslcnn fea-ed that If lie
Is brought before the committee dcvcl
opments probablv would occur which
would obstruct h.s breathing or he mig t
suffer from a hemorrhage short ex
amination he said, could be carried on
t' rough the use of the voice without im
minent danger to the life of the patient
although It might be very tiring and
t ttended with considerable exhaustion
Dr Richardson was asked If in his
opinion, a prolonged examination wo ildi
t ontlnnril on PtK Four.
ALL GARMENT-MAKING
INDUSTRY IS CRIPPLED
More Than 168,000 Workers Now on
Strike in New York May Cause
Shortage of Summer Clothes.
New York. Jan 15 Practicallv the en
tire waist and dressmaking industrv in
New York Is at a standstill as a result
of the garment makers strike" Thlrtl
three thousand girls and two thousand
men in this branch of the business quit
work to-da. bringing the total number
of workers out up to 1S.C1
Unless a settlement of the trouble is
reached at an earl date, both sides
agreed to-day, there will be a dearth ot
summer garments In this cit and in "
other markets supplied by this city The
declaration that New York work would
he sent to Cleveland and other cities
was met with the threat by the union
that a general strike would be called In
those PljiCes in that, event.
A conference looking toward arbitra
tion will be held between representatives
of the Dress and Waiit Manufacturers
Association and union officials to-morrow
morning. The New York Clothing
Trades Association still refuses to deal
with the unions' representatives. An ap
peal was sent to Mayor Gaynor to-day
for special police protection against,
"white slave" agents, many of wnom
have been observed a.t places where the
strikers congregate.
Forbids Intenuarrlafre.
Albany. N Y.. Jan. IS. Intermarriage
between white perrons and negroes wfll
be a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine
ot not lees than Jofl) or Imprisonment for
not less than twelve months, or both, or
upon the sworn statement that If he so ds-
slres the convicted person may have
sterilisation substituted for Imprisonment
tr fine, or imprisonment, if a bill Insert
ing two new sections In the penal law.
which was Introduced by Senator Cars-
well. Is enacted. The bill also would
make It a misdemeanor for any clergy
nan or magistrate to perform such a
marriage and the caremony would be de
clared null and Wld-J:
and Kb F St. nw.

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