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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1912.
CONGRESS IS REM
Whipple Says Lawmakers
Have Given Assurances
"I liavo been assured by leaders In
Congress, tlint If the members of the
Mt Vernon ladles' Association will In
dicate they are leady to part with the
Jit Vernon property. Congress in 111
malic provision tor talcing over the
piopeity and maintaining It without
charging visitors n fco," said I It.
Wlilpplc. attorney for tho anti-feo as
The resolution Introduced In the House
yesterday by Congressman Gary of 'Wis
consin, uiovidlng for an Investigation of
conditions at Mt. Vernon Is exactly In
line with what Mr. Whipple thinks
ought to be done. The resolution pro
vides for the appointment of a special
committee which shall examine the
llnanclal record of the association, and
nscertain the probable cost of taking
over the proportj.
The anti-fee campaign has brought
nut tile statement that there Is a vciy
.lose collection between the ait. Vernon
Association and tho boat lino plying be
tween Washington and Mt. Vernon.
Tile lound-tilp i ate by boat was, a
few ears ago. ,"ii) cents. This Included
admission to the giounds.
The rate Is ", cents. Of this sum
the Mt Veinon Ladles' Association re
ceives 40 i ents, 2." cents for admission
to the ground and 15 cents for wharf
age, boats landing at a dock which Is
owned liv the association. The boat
tnmpnny iccelves only 33 cents.
Mr Whipple protests against the big
t-alar. roll that Is maintained nt Mt.
A ernon Hcglnnlng with the superin
tends nt at a salary of Kl.oijQ a year
tin n- n host of leaser officials whose
ap ! stipends amount to about JXi.OOO
i, i Th.'t attorn y of the anti-fee
tn " will go to rtlclunoud, Wedncs
da .line he will appear before a
mti mlttoe of the ascmiily to urge the
i-wstigatinii of affalis at Mt. Vernon
OF LIEUT. BLOOM
Officers Silent as to Story
of Proposed Court-
District Attorney Will Not
Give Capitalist Chance to
Go Before Grand Jury.
Boy Scouts Demonstrate
First Aid to Injured
l' actual knowledge of '"first aid to
the lntiired-' came handy to some of
the thlrtv Hoy Scouts of tho Emery
School patrol who went out on a hike
vestcrdav that took them neatly to
Oie.it Falls. When tho most distant
point in their trip had been 1 cached a
game of "hate and hounds-- was stint
ed The hills and bluffs on the Virginia
side of the Potomac were still lce-cov-ercd
In spots, and a half dozen young
sters wcer bruised and shaken up while
tumbling, skidding, and falling In the
t h iso. Their comtades quickly ban
daged their minor wounds. None of the
bos was seriously Injured.
The narty of scouts left Washington
at 10 o'clock Satin day morning. They
walked from tho Emery School to
Georgetown, ami tiien took the tow
lath, which they followed until 1
o'clock, when they stopped for lunch.
Tliev then followed up the Potomac to
Clio In Bridge After the game of "hare
and hounds," the party returned to
Georgetown, most of the hoys resoltite
1 continuing their tramp to their
During these trips the hoys are made
familiar with Hov Scout regulations,
anil are given practical tests in wood-
raft trailing, first aid, and other ac
complishments taught by the patiol
leaders and scout masters.
Praised by Patient
Milking testimony to the efficiency of
i olombla Hospital has been tecelved in
a letter from a foinier patient, accoid
,ng to the hoaid of visitors, who will use
the substance of the letter ns a docu
ment in the campaign to iccclvc a con
tin.ance of aid fiom Congress for thin,
I he only women's hospital in the Dis
Thi inter H wiitten by a woman who
wa-. in the hopital on two occasions.
(Hire ni a nn.at- lay pal'rnt and a
later time In one of the wards for which
the Ouviinment has paid a per diem to
the hofcpitul. , .
I caf testify," sans tli' etlrr, 'that
I lei-elved even betLc.' an J mnie careful
m- tment when I was in Columbia the
Miond t'mc as a charity valient than
v.l, i n 1 was better oft Iliiomi'Oly and
p.ning my own w iv. One would have
expected -ath-r the .woim, r I'd it
Minis to me to prove th.it Columbia
llcspllnl is pi-i'ttv nearly unique among
vvorldlv ii stitutictib."
(Continued from Klrst Fage.)
quarters, and of tho serious nature of
the chargo against hli.i a verdict of
guilty means his dismissal from the
nrmy created much excitement at Fort
Some stir also was created among
War Department officials, and promi
nent Hebrews eagerly sought for de
tailed word of tho situation. Fuw of
these last care to comment, as yet, on
the story, becauso tho chief friend
of Mr. Bloom wns out of tho city. This
Is Simon Wolf. Ho and Rabbi Abram
Simon led In an appeal to President
Tnft for Bloom at the tithe of Colonel
War Department efflclals said this
morning the Bloom court-martial mat
ter would not come before them and
that the regular routine in the matter
of preferring charges of ordering and
holding coutt unquestionably wiH ou
followed In this case.
Officers of the army unanimously ex
pressed regret today that the present
matter has come up just at this time.
The army is getting too much unfavor
able publicity is their feeling. "What
witn tno lliiv case, mo retirement oi
General Ainsworlh, tho argument In
Congress over the Hay icorganlzatiou
hill, and the prospective Congressional
Inquiry Into the line and staff nltei
cutlon, the iinny Is suffetlng greatly,"
say men who have Its interest nt heart.
Simon Wolf Says
Bloom Story Came
As Surprise to Him
NEW YORK. Feb. lS.-Simon Wolf, of
Washington, who Is on a isit here, de
clared today that the news that Lieuten
ant Bloom Is In tumble, comes as a
surprise to him. Mr. Wolf says he has
received quite a number of letters fiom
Lieutenant Bloom Mnce he received his
commission and went to Fort D. A.
Russell, and that In all of these lettets
Bloom said that he was happy and con-
iciiieci unci Doing treated ioyull.
Announce Series of
Public Health Lectures
AT THE NOEL HOUSE
Mrs. Wainwright and Mrs.
Moss Are Promoting Or
ganization in Capital.
I'nder the Joint auspices of the
Woman's Clinic and the American
Medical Association a lecture will be
given Tuesday at 3 o'clock by Dr. El
nora C. Folk mar at the Urookland
School. Tho topic will be "How to Tell
to Children tho Story of the Origin
Wednesday evening at R o'clock at the
Public Library, Dr. William Reeves
will talk on the care of drowning to
the Federation Class In First Aid.
Dr. Lewis 11. Taylor will teach tho
Boy Scouts of the Emery School on
Friday at 3::',0 o'clock how to lender
first aid In states of unconsciousness.
A lecture Is planned for the Boy Scouts
at the Lutheran Church. Eighth and It
streets southwest. Wednesday, at 6:3(1
p m Tho subject and lecturer lime
not been announced.
NEW YORK. Feb. IS. Forcible meas
ures may be taken by the district uttor
Tiey to get possession of the four letters
said to be held by llowaid S. Gaiis,
counsel for Mortimer Schlff, whoso ono
time vnlet. Foulke E. Brandt, is wnltlhg
the result of a hearing on a habeas
corpus writ of his thirty-year sentence
on n charge of hurglur.
Thifo of the letters were found in
Brandt's room following his at rest, mid
tho fourth was wiltlen by him after ho
had been sentenced to prison.
Accotdlng to Information obtained to
day, there is a llkellliood that the threo
letters found In Brandt's room will bo
volunlmily tinned over to tho district
attorney, nut the csie written from pris
on Is helm? withheld It Is said that an
offer of tills letter has been made, but
with the condition that both Mr. Gaiis
and Mr. Schlff be petmltted to appear
befoto the grand Jury, which would give
Offer Is Refused.
The district attoinev hns lefuscd to
accept tills offer and he was iufoimed
that In order to get he lettei he would
have to Issue a subpoena duces tecum.
This action, It was learned, would gie
both .Mr. Cans and Mr. SchliT tho
right to appear hefoie the grand jurj.
Delaticey Nlcoll, who Is acting as coun
sel for Mi. (Inns and Mt. Schlff, has
advised his clients to give up the let
ters. Mr. Whitman made plain loda
that he intended to get tho letters,
even If ho has to Issue' a wilt of re
plevin. Mi. Gans nml Mr. Heliirr will try to
get a public heating so that thev may
appeal and tell their stories, but the
district attorney will make stiong ef
forts to prevent such action as would
he cipihalent to seeming immunity.
Will Ask Indictments.
Judge- ltlc haul Hand, Jocriioi s UIn's
special commissioner to Investigate tho
Hiaiidt case, has inlorr ed the dis
till t iitoiuev il'al l.o will Hot cnll hefoie-
him is wltnes-cs anv persons
whose knowledge of the case is believed
by the .alter to be- of Importune? in the
i o'lspit acy lnvebil'.'.'ition.
It wns the Int-'titlon of th distiht
attorney to appeal to the siipifi com I
for an order preventing the .i pcai.'i-.r..
eif Messis Gans and Sclnff iic'iiie Judge'
Hand, but tins step will nol l 'me--n.iry
now. This fact i" uti'dd' i"d if
iinoott.i i'e because of ilw l.novl"dg
tttt indictments fen rntmpii.n v will !
ntkeel for en the gtoiind that eftmis
wen- made to compel llriiudl to i
the full term u' llilnv ycais lo whiih
he hail been sentenced
A letter by Mr. Uans to John llrrm
berry, chief eieik, has hec'i fo Mid. .nil
in this, the lavvver for M-- S iiltl re
epiests that he be notified In the event
of mix i.ppll"alloii for -i p'udon b
Brandt A similar !"tlfi wis rnix"'l
oy Owin I-. Potter, the giiVeiinn's p..i
Search for Thief Who
The police today failed to get nny
truce of the snenk thief who enteied
two purtinenlH and ono house In the
northwest section of the citj, during thu
absence of members of thu liotlscliolds,
The home of J. T. Heck, 2715 Ontailo
road, was entered by n duplicate kev,
nnd Jewelry valued at Jlfr) stolen. Miss
Nora L. Davis icported her apartment
lu tjie Nelson, 1733 Twentieth street
northwest, entered with a duplicate ke
and Jewelry worth $75 taken, while the
apaitmrnt of Horace J. Mack, 2228 De
catur street, was entciod in a Blmilar
manner, and a box containing insurance
pupcra ami several deeds to property
Washington's Boy Scouts soon nic to
havo their proper feminine complement.
A troop of Girl Pioneers Is to be or
ganised at Noel House, and It Is ex
pected that other troops will bo formed
later. Mi. Richard Wnlnwilght, wife
of Admiral Walt w right, anil Mrs. Fiank
Moss,, both Nod House workers, arc
tunong the women promoting the organ
ization of the first tiuup.
Mis. E. S. Gillllluu, wife or the icbI
dent ellreetoi of Noel House, xxll go to
New York Tuesday to be present at a
meeting of the National Girl I'loneem
organization, xvherc Mis. Gllllllan xxiil
acepilre proper credentials for the
WnsJilngtcn branch and topic of the
GUI ploiiccis are taught In t aid an I
nic i e quit eel to take a compiehensixe
pledge as to "eioiiiil conduct
The directors ol Noel J.oili' will
meet Vuesday afternoon to lai.e act'oii
on the matter of a sueci'Shui to Dliec
toi Gllllllan. 'those icslguutluti tuk"i
effect Munii I. Mr. Gllllllan was stiue'i
In the eve by a clod, tl.iowu by one of
the Noel Hoy Scouts. Ills e-xcgln-H
and j.urtleh'S of gl.ics vm i linliceldcd
in the eyeball. He and Alie Glllllla'i
plan to leave the cit mi some tlrti-
Alts. Aloss, ay president, and Ml
llotutlo J!. Ilificlov., as .eci etnr of
the Uoaiil of Alunagors of Noel House
hax e Issued a liiud ol thuiik" to til.
biisliiesti men of the it.v and otlieis foi
aid extended the pindui lio i ol th
"College Jleio" The t xaci amou. I
cleared has nut tt been -1 'tcimlncd.
Dead at Baltimore
To Discuss Honest Money
KiiiHticlcra and studenlK of political
science havo been Invited to tho lecturo
to be given ny Wllllum Frcdellcl. Doll,
of the Amerlcun Monetary Association,
of New Yotk, tomorrow evening at
the College1 of I'olitleal Sciences of the
GeorK-1 Washington t'nlxcrslty. "Whe.i
is money not money?" will he the
basis of the- talk. at. el w'lat "honest
inoncx" really is will be eliccusscd.
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The Jlev. Chailcs Lewis Neibel, pas
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since 1008, today leslgned his place, to
accept a call to the Mt. Auburn I'res
ojtetian Church, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Aftci the moining services the mem
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together, and their pastor read them
his formal resignation. The leslgnatlon
did not come as a surptlse, foi Dr.
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Moving Pictures Show
Washington Boy Scouts
During this week the moving pictures
of the Boy Scouts, reviewed by Presi
dent Tnft. Major General Uaden-Pow
rll. and Ambassador James IJryce from
the nortlco of the White House, will be
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made stt Cleveland tomorrow niglii.
i!..i,m,. Powell will be in Cleveland to
morrow night, where he vxlll he joined
lu James 12. West, formerly of A ash
ington, who will make the trip across
the country in company who ur-
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