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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1. 1913.
Mind Reader Startles
State Department Clerks
Professor Bert Reese Tells Them History of Their
Lives by Holding Their Wrists Gets
His Passport to Russia.
Prof. Bert Reese, the celebrated New
York mind reader, enjoyed himself by
mystlfjlne some fatate Department em
p!oes esterday while he was getting a
passport to travel In Russia for the pur
pose, he said, of visiting the Czarina by
"I could tell you things that would
irake jou leap out on the street and
jell." the professor remarked, seemingly
with the Intention of Impressing the of
tice force In the passport division with
his occult powers. "Here. J ou I can tell
jou what your mothers name was. and
your sweethearts, and jour first school
teacher's, and other thing-", too. If I
want If u want me to '
While tho btate Department, or any
part thereof. U not to be startled from
ts well-bred composure bj anj nsaer
tion apparent incredulltj followed the
professor s declaration that he possessed
this power to laj bare the human mind
Put in the languagH of the prestldigita
tiur a gentleman came forward from
the audience, and at the professor's di
rection wrote on slips of paper tho names
of his mother, his sweetheart, and his
first chool-teachi r. and the bum total
of the money in his seieral pocket", hip,
front, side, 'est. inside, coat, watch,
Tells Him the imm.
Prof Reese grabbed the faltering wrist
rf the gentleman who had come forward
from the audience and quickly announced
the names of the persons and the sum of
rhino as he had promied The gentle
man who had come forward from tho
audience had to acknowledge that the
answers were correct. There was all
sorts of speculation and some, little cre
dence by this time. The professor drove
the lesson home.
With a glance upon his constantly In
creasing audience, he asked for another
olunteer another gentleman, so to
speak, came forward from the audience.
When the professor had told him the
answers to all the questions he had writ
ten on the slips of paper those who had
come to scoff remained to ask Questions.
But the professor had no time to answer
any more questions, he said. Ha was In
a hurry to get to Russla.
Indeed. he did volunteer to do two col
ored mtn, trnplojcd in that division of
the State Department, the service of
turning their noses and their tars w bite
but thei flid In terror
I do not tell fortunes" the professor
said I read the subconscious mlriu I
dont protend to tell what is going to
happen. I Just tell people what they
know what the are thinking about.
Prof Reee asserted that he had some
letters which he said contained the re
quest that he visit the Czarina Ho said
that he Intended to call it the ltusslan
Tmbasxj to ask there for more pass
ports but at the embassj last night an
official said that lie knew nothing)
The professor Is well known In New
iork His feats In mind reading have.
In the language of the circus urprisod.
no stifled and delighted He said that
he Intended to leave for Russia at once
hat his business there is was not made
RAILROAD HEADS PLEAD
TO NEW INDICTMENTS
Charles S. Mellen and Edson J. Cham
berlin, Through Counsel, Declare
Themielvei "Not Guilty."
w ork. Jan SI Charles S Alellcn
president of the .t Haen Railroad
and Kdson J Chamberlln. president ol
the Grand Trunk Hallttai. of Canada
who were indicted b a tedcral grand
jurj several weeks ago charged witt
conspiracy to restrain trade, were ar
th. Inft1 States District Court to Plead
on a new indictment alleging tho lame
Fnmipr AssNtant District Attornel
trict Attornel H J Crim appeared
for Mellen. and John D LJndsaj repre
sented Chamberlin Both entered pleas
for their clients of not gulltj, with the
rriUlege of withdrawing this pica and
entering anomer at a iaier uaie
t.-Arnn ADEftn Tilafri. Atttnrnet
William Rand, Jr. who has been retained
by the tederal goernment as special
prosecutor opposed a lengthy dclaj
judge Majer gac Mellen and Cham
berlin until I'ebruary 10 to withdraw
their tentatie pleas demur to the indict
ment, enter plias in abatement or to
take anv other action thej considered
Judge Mayer then said he would con
tinue the J10.W) bail bonds on which the
two indicted railroad presidents were at
Mfred V Smithers the English chair
man of the board of directors nf the
Orand Trunk Raila. was indicted at
the same time Mellen and Chamberlin
were but as he Is in rngland he has
not been arrested Vt hether he will come
to the bnlted States and render him
self liable to action in American courts
is still questionable
It is because of traffic agreements co -ering
the diMon of New England traf
fic that the three railroad officials hae
McCABE LEAVES SERVICE
vnllrllor of Department tif cHcul-
lurr to I le in Oregon.
George r McCabe ibout whom the
tight which culminated In the resigna
tion of Dr Harev W V lle as chief
chemist centered yesterda resigned
ns Solicitor of the Department of Agri
culture Air McCabe will practice law
in Portland. Oreg His resignation
takes effect March !
In accepting Mr McCabe s resigna
tion, feecrctarj of Agriculture IMIson
cxprrbsed regret that he should leave
the service and praised his work high
1 Similar words of commendation
were expressed by President Taft and
ttornej General lokcrsham
It was as a member of the Purt Food
Hoard that McCabe came into opposi
tion with Dr WIIe The latter claim
ed that the solicitor hampered his work
in enforcing the pure food laws and lis
i result of the friction -hlch con
tinued oier a long period of time Dr
Wiles quit th' scrlce
becre'irj Wilson appointed Mr Mc
Cabe solicitor Julj 1. 1905 He was in
charge of the legal work connected
with the enforcement of the meat in
spection law, the laws relating to the
fores reserves the pure food law, and
NEW SWORDS EOR CAVALRY.
Ntrafcht-liladed Weapons in Replace
The ordnance department of the
army soon will begin work on the new
avalr swords recentlj adopted for
the mounted troops of the United
states The bervlce w ill be equipped
with the new weapons as npldly as
they can be turned out Infantry offi
cers, however, will retain their present
tjpe of sword
The new caalr sword Is a long,
straight blade, and will replace th
time-honored saber, with a slight
rurip The officers recommending tho
adoption of the new sword declared
that the curved blade was calculated
to Impair the usefulness of the caalrj
sword In actual conflict The pointed
out that the real purpose of the sword
in a cavalry charge is the thrust, and
not the cut. and that an accurate thrust
is Impossible with a curved blade On
the other hand, the new straight blade
can be used Just as well for cutting
and slashing as tho old curved saber
PARDONS ALLEGED LAND SHARK
loiTT.nrnrc Tnn iimnni v
SAYS WOMAN SPEAKER
President Taft Jesterdaj pardoned R
A Porter, convicted at Guthrie. Okla..
In connection with two other men. of
consplracj to use the malls to defraud
in selling town site lots In Itoise City,
The President believed that Porter was
inndcent of any wrongful Intent notwith
standing recommendations of a former
district attornej of Guthrie to the con
firm Porter was sentenced September SO.
inH to a jear and a'daj in the pen!
tentiarj, and his two codefendants, J
E. Stanley and A J Kline, the real
promoters of the enterprise, to two
ears. None of the men hao been Im
prisoned, pending action on Porter's plea
for pardon Stanlcj and Kline will go
to the penitentiary as soon as a warrant
from the Department of Justice reaches
Guthrie, and can bo served on them.
Mrs. H. M. Hamill Declares Congre
gations Pay Too Much Attention
to Stained Glass Windows.
Churches of all denominations which
spend mone for stained glass windows
and upholstered seats and high-salaried
choirs were denounced last night by Mrs
H M Hamill a Sunday school worker
of International fame, at the Sundai
school conxentkm in Mount Vernon Place
Methodist Church Instead of spending
huge sums for these unessential thincs
she declared that more money should
be spent for the Sundaj schools from
which the churcli draws its member
Mrs Ilimill was followed by ReT
Paul H Unn of St, Louis, who gave
short talk on row to obtain a large at
tendance at Sundaj school
Rev E B Chappell of Nashville.
Tenn presided t the afternoon ses
sion there was a conference of depart
ments Among the speakers were Misj
Flizabeth Kllpatrick. of Corinth, Miss.,
on Adult Bible Class Activities ' Re
G S Roberts, of Jacksonville. Fla , on
"v hat Can a Conference Board Do to
Promote Bible Class Work'" and J M
Waj. of bpartanburg S C . on 'How
Can a Field Secretarj Assist in Bible
Class Extension "
The convention will adjourn at noon
to-daj Many of the delegates will re
main in Washington until Sunday after
noon to take part in the mass meeting
-wnleh will be held In Mount Vernon
Place Church at 3 o clock
Prnnsjlianln Ps Ont Tito nud
One-hnlf Million Dollars.
Mure than two and one-half million
dollars in benefits were paid In 1911 to
members of the relief fund of the Penn
slania Railroad sjstem
This wis made public jesterdaj In a
report issued bj the company, which
showed that since the fund for" both the
lines east and t of Pittsburg were
established some Ou ent J -set en vears ago
J3I 7S...J76 Tl hae been distributed to
members or their families
Payments to the families of members
who hive died during the past year
amounted to Vu OK.t.1?, while J17J3 2f
were wire distributed to those Incapaci
tated for work. In December alone.
tlu s. figures amounted to Sal S25 and
$133 TBI Oj respectlvelj
EXCAVATION COMPLETE APRIL 1
ii n CannI W ark
Itniehe President Tuft.
The (xtavation work connected with
the Panama Canil probablj will be com
pleted about April 1 according to reports
of the P-inuma Canal Commission mads
to President Taft esterda The Culebra
cut is m4 tl per cent rompl' ted, onlj
239 V0 cubic arls. of cartp remaining
of the tj.c-1 000 originally designated to
be removed This does not Include the
million or more cul I jards which Ild
Into the ut last Mnndaj night
The commission s report stated that the
death rate of the Canal Zone for th
past year was ' 13 per thousand the
lowest jet recorded.
Largest Morning Circulation.
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