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WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 27, 1012.
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President and Diplomats,
Jurists, and Congress
men Will Attend.
MISSIONS OF CITY
WILL FEED POOR
.Thanksgiving Spirit Will Be Ex.
hibited in Churches and
Homes of Capital.
Solemnity In religious circles,
humbleness about the home ot the
Prosperous, mirth in the places of
pleasure, temporary happiness In
the hovels ot the poor, will be the
four striking spirits manifested to
morrow in the city's celebration of
At St Patrick's Catholic Church
will gather the President of the
United States, members of his Cab
lnet, Congressmen, Justices ot the
Supreme Court, ministers and ambas
sadors of South and Central Ameri
can countries, where the fourth an
nual Pan-American mass will be
celebrated at 10 o'clock. Few relig
ious meetings have been held In
Washington at which there attended
so representative a coterie ot world
Cardinal on Throne.
In the sanctuary ot the church, Car
dinal' Qtbbona will be Mated on a scar
let throne to the right of the altar,
and opposite will be the apostolic del
egate, the Moat Reverend John Bon
aano; oh a .purple .throne. The chap
lain to-the Cardinal will be the Vary
Rev. James A. Burns, D. D., and the
Rav. John T. Whetao, while the chap
lains to the apostolic delegate will be
the Very Rev, Qeorge Dougherty, D. D
and the Rev. J. A. Kloerch.' Monsignor
William T. Russell alto will he tested
In the sanctuary.
The mots will be celebrated by the
Rev. John J. Hurray, deacon; the Rev.
Charles W. currier, D. D.; and sub
deacon, the Rev. Charles M. Bart. The
Rev. Thomas E. McOulgan, James A.
Smyth, John M. McNamara, and Wil
liam J. Carroll wilt be matters ot cere
monies. Charles N. Fisher will act
aa assistant master of ceremonies. Thu
Most Rev. James J. Keane, D. D areh
blthop of Dubuque, will preach the
The mixed choir and sanctuary choir
under the direction of MUs Jennie
Qlennan and R. Mills Bllby will slvo
a program of special selections. The
orchestra and organ will play the re
cessional, "The Pan-American March."
which Is composed of strains of all the
national hymns of the countries of
South and Central America.
At the Foundry Methodist Episcopal
Church an hour pratse service will be
held. At the pervlces will be Bishop
Joseph C. Harttell. of Africa, , and
Bishop Karl Cranston, of Washington.
The pastor, the Rev. W. R. Wedder
spoon will preach on "The Grace of
Will Feed Poor.
Special dinners will grace the ma
jority of the tubtes In the city. The
family circle In most cases will be as
complete aa possible, many mfmbers
having traveled hundreds of miles to
spend the day with father, mother, sla
ter and brother.
The theatrical companies now In the
city will be at their best tomorrow
afternoon and night.
Tho Oospel Mission, the Central
Union Mission, the Salvation Army, the
Aasoclated Charities, and many church
congregations will thin afternoon dis
tribute baskets of food among the
poor. Tomorrow ut the missions more
than COO hungry men, women, and boys
will be given turkey, oyster, and
The Protestant churches hold special
services, at which thanks will be given
to Him who has blessed and prayers
lifted for those less fortunate In life.
Appropriate music will be rendered at
each Knrvlce and special sermons
Taft and Cabinet
Will Spend Their
President Taft und nil of his Cabinet,
With the exception of Secretary Stlmson
and Postmaster General Hitchcock, will
spend their Thanksgiving In Washing
ton unless there Is a sudden switch In
The President will attend the Pan
American mass at St. Patrick's Cathoilc
Church. und also will go to All Souls'
Unitarian Church, lie will take dinner
In the White House.
Secretary of State Knox's plans for
the dav hae not been announced, but
tie pro'iablv will spend his time In
Washlnaton with his family.
Secretary of Commerce and Labor
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Low tides 9:4 a. m. and 10,06 p. in.
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GIRL DEIS LOVE
While Man Is in
Declaring that she Is In no way re
sponsible for the fight last night which
resulted In sending one man to a hos
pital with a dangerous wound In his
chest, and a second to a police station,
charged with assault. Miss Marie Tor
rello, of 413 Fifth street northeast, over
whom two men fought to a finish, today
Is haunting tho Casualty Hospital,
where Allen Msrceron, one of the com
batants, la confined.
Msrceron. a clerk thirty years old, of
SSI ' Massachusetts avenue northeast,
and an American, received K stab In his
btcast just above tho heart, said to
have been administered by Albert De
ity, a brother-in-law of Miss Torrello.
Delay, who Is locked up at the Ninth
precinct charred with assuult. Is .1
bricklayer, is thirty-five years old, and
lives at 314 Filth street northeust. He
will be detained until the seriousness of
Murceron's wound Is determined.
In Love With Her.
Marceron, It Is said, was In love with
Miss Torrello, and waa waiting for her
return home last night when the alter
cation occurred. Miss Torrello reached
home a few moments after the alter
cation, saw her lover with the blood
gushing from his chest, and assisted In
getting him oft to the hospital. Bright
and early this morning she visited the
Casualty, and since then has remained
In the vicinity of the Institution.
"The men did not fight a duel over
me," she said.
"Personal differences between them In
which I did not figure, were responsible
for the altercation. I knew nothing of
the difficulty until I returned home a
short time after the fight. I saw Mar
ceron bleeding, and that was tho first
knowledge I had of the affair."
At the hospital the young woman was
told that she could not see Marceron
until the regular hours for receiving
visitors. She was sent away, but re
mained near the Casualty until time
for admittance, when she made a
frantic rush for Marceron's ward. She
was much relieved at his Improved
condition, and remained at his bedside
until taken away by the nurse.
Waits for Girl.
The stabbing occurred about 8 o'clock
last evening In front ot the homo of
Miss Marie Torrello, 314 Fifth street
northeast. Marceron, wno Is an Ameri
can, had called at the house to sea her,
and being Informed that she had not as
yet come from Work, was waiting out
side for her. Miss Torrello's relatives
are said to have resented Marceron's
attention to the young woman because
of his nationality.
W'i!le MarciTon was waiting for Miss
Torrello to return home her brother-in-law,
Albert belli y, came by. Thu two
men had some words. An altercation
followed, and a moment later Marceron
fell to the ground, declaring he had
been cut. Policeman Allen, of the
Ninth precinct, who was off duty at the
time and dressed in cltlien clothes,
was about a half it block away at the
When he saw that there was trou
ble between the two men he rushed
ua, arriving Just ns Marceron fell.
Allen grabbed Delay, but the Italian
managed to break away from him
and ran down the street. Marceron
was carried Into a nearby house and
later taken to the hospital. Miss Tor
rello, arriving home a few minutes
later, learned what had taken place
and. Jumping Into on automobile In
which there were throe officers, aid
' d them In the search for her hrothor-ln-law.
Delay succeeded In evading the of
ficers who were on his trail und sought
his attorney, James F. O'Shea. After
talking with his client, the attorney
called up the police and said he would
surrender Delay as soon as he could get
him to the station. Acting on the ad
vice of his counsel. Delay declined to
make any statement regarding tho uf
falr. It was thought last night that Mar
ceron had been mortally wounded, but
this morning the doctors said there was
a decided Improvement In his condition,
and that he had a good chance for re
covery. Havana and Other Points In Cuba Con
veniently reached by Southern Railway.
Leave Washington 5:65 P. M. dally. Con
sult Agents, 706 16th St. and MS Jf St.
Statesmen and Diplomats At
tend Funeral of Late
CAREER OF DEAD
His Devotion to Duty 111(1 His God
Praised as That of Faith
The most distinguished men ot this
nation, and the official representa
tives ot foreign .nations, paid tribute
to the late 8enator Isldor Rayner
today, when the last rites were held
and the body was laid to rest In
Rock Creek Cemetery.
President Tatt had the place ot
honor at the obsequies held at the
Rayner residence, 1320 Eighteenth
street northwest, and heard an elo
quent eulogy ot the dead by the Rev.
Ulysses O. B. Pierce, who, as chap
lain ot the Senate, counted tho
friendship ot Senator Rayner one ot
the dearest possessions of bis life.
In a soml-clrcle about the bier
were his colleagues ot the 8enate ap
pointed aa an escort to the grave. On
the right of the President were Cab
inet members, and on the lett mem'
bers of the Supreme Court and of
the Diplomatic Corps. In the rear
of them were members of Congress,
members ot the Rayner family, and
their intimate friends.
Service Is Brief.
The service was brief and simple, be
fitting the character of the dead. Prayer
by the Rev. Charles Wood, pastor of
the Church of the Covenant, opened It,
followed by a hymn by a quartet, and
the tribute of Dr. Pierce was then
heard. His words had no mere official
ring, but was the true eloquence of a
true friend. He said. In part:
"We rejoice In the tree whose strength
and beauty have been our admiration.
Under Ita shade we found shelter. We
were nourished by Its fruits. But not
until storm or tempest or the ruthless
ux of the woodman has laid Ita pros
trate foim beforo us, do we know Its
true proportions. We sometimes call
death the great leveter; and so It Is.
But Is not death also the great revealer?
And now that the long and honorablo
career of public service and private life
Is brought to a close, we realise, as
never before, how blessed we have been,
and how great Is the loss we now suffer.
Devotion to Duty.
"Did I say public service and private
life? Alas, these are sometimes separate
and distinct things. But with the true
man public service and private life grow
from the same root of faithful devo
tion to duty. To such a man hla public
life Is only an extension of his private
character. It Is a sharing with the
larger family of the city, State, or na
tion, those qualities which make home
u sacred place.
"To sach. private life la not a screen
where he would hide aught, but It Is tho
smaller area Into which are concen
trated, as by a sun glass, the love and
devotion which the larger public has
enured and rejoiced In. No wonder,
then, that when we are called to part
with such a man, home, and city, and
8tate, and nation should each feel Its
own loss to be supreme. Tho large)
family ot the public mourns him as an
honored and faithful servant of the
common good; the family circle mourn
for him as husband and father, and
nnnrn as thev only can who wero priv
ileged to snare with him the sanctities
of tno nome.
"ni ran wn doubt that even now
the liberated spirit of such a. man lias
heard the approving words, 'Well done,
good and faithful servant; enter thou
In o the Joy of thy Lord?''
The residence was crowded, to ita ut
mots capacity by those desiring to pay
tribute to the late Senator, and hun
dreds who came were unable to gain
entrance. The service wus held In tho
library, in the north wing of the house,
on the main floor. On the stalriaae and
In tho parlor opposite, were those not
of official life, and many friends from
Uultimore and other cities of Maryland.
Mrs. Schley Present.
A place of honor was reserved for
Mrs. Wlnfleld Scott Schley, widow of
Rear Admiral Schley, whom Senator
Rayner so eloquently defended In tho
naval Investigation of the battle pf
Bantlagoj Perry Belmont, of New York,
and several others. The scene at the
bier waa Impressive. A floral, blanket
of roses and lilies was thrown over the
casket, and on the left were the floral
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and the Japanese Ambassador. Viscount
Chlnda. Scores of other floral emblems
were arranged around the room.
When tne orler services came to an
end, the two committees from the
House and Senate formed In line at
the door of the residence extending to
tho hearse. Through this, double-flic,
the family proceeded to the carriages,
und following them came President
Taft. members of the Cabinet, the Su
preme Court Judges, diplomats, and In
The service at Rock Creek Cemetery
was marked by simplicity. Again the
two committees formed a double rile
from the hearse to the grave, and the
casket was carried between them to
the mausoleum, where tne nnai ser
vice was said and the last prayer of
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Have To Be Cessted- By Hand, Cein by Coin.
TO SLASH THROAT
Wife Finds Dying Man L,ying
With Head Over
Hugh B. Bancroft, forty-six years old,
a piano salesman employed by in
Eleventh street firm, slashed his throat
with a rator about (:90 o'clock today
at his home, (0 Q street northwest, dy
ing a few minutes later. Ill health for
more than a ear waa the cause of hli
Ills wife found him with his head over
a bathtub on tho floor below the Ban
croft apartments. Captain Peck, of
Station 3. and Dr. R. L. Spires found
that the cut was deep and apparently .
the result of deliberation ra'.her than .
an accident while shaving. i
Bancroft had been a salesman for
muny tears but hnd been with the
Eleventh street concern only a few
years. He was a Muson and well known
In his neighborhood. ,
A year ago hu suffered from conges-1
tlon of the lungs after exposure in a '
rain storm, and since then he had sink
ing spells and genera) poor health.
RECEIVES FINE GIFT
Madame BakhmeterT Presents Sil
ver Punch Bowl to
Madame Bakhmeteff, wlfo of the Rus
sian ambassador, presented a silver
punch bowl to the United Stutes de
stroyer Bealo today at the new yard
In memory of her father, Qen. Edward
P. Beale, for whom the vessel Is named
The bowl Is of silver with a gold lin
ing, about fifteen Inches tall and for
handles It bears tho Russian crown em
blem, set with largu amethysts. It lb
marked, "In Mcmury of Edward Fitz
gerald Beale, by his daughter, Mary
Mrs. Jonn T. Brush in
Indiana for Funeral
1NUIANAPOMB, Ind Nov. 'J7.-MrB.
John T. Brush, widow of tho president
of the New York Nutlonal League
basebutl club, unlvcd In this city
shortly bcfoie Moon today with her
The widow at once approved the plana
for tho funeral, which will be held
Friday afternoon from St. Puul's Epis
copal Church. There will bo ceremonies
by Masonic orders. The burial will
take place at the local Crown Hill Cemetery.
and Sixty Million
IN OFFICIAL COUNT
Treasury Experts Will Tackle
Big Job Early
Something like 10,000,COO coins are be
ing handled In the otflcliil count of the
wealth of the United States In the office
of the Treasurer, consequent upon the
change In the directing head of that
There are lG6,;M.9t silver dollars alone
In this vast sum. There are approxi
mately 2,000,000 quarters and half dol
lars alid nearly OflO.UOO nickels and pen
nies and perhaps the same number of
gold coins. All of theso are to be count
ed, mid the count will be completed In
a little over one week, according to E.
B. Daskam, chief of the public moneys
division, who Is In charge of tho count.
The counting committee and an average
of fifteen assistants from among the
ilerks In the Trvasury practically lln
Ished nork counting the currency (paper
money) and the bonds, and are now on
Counting System Intricate.
The counting system Is extremely In
tricate. The bonds were checked
off, one at a time nnd totaled In the
office of the bond division on the first
floor. Tho currency counting ' Is
being done In half a dozen
different divisions ot tho Treasurer's
office, where funds are kept In yaults.
All tho counting Is being done under
the direction of the counting commit
teo appointed by Secretary MacVeagh.
On this committee aro Mr. Daskam, A.
T. Huntington, chief of the loans and
currency dlvlxlon, and Leon Isaacson,
or l ronton, Ohio, who represents Car ml
Thompson, the new treasurer. J, O.
Manson, of the Treasurer's office, rep
resents Lee McClung, the retiring
Committee Watches Clerks.
One member of the committee has to
attend oach counting. Mr. Huntington
Is looking after the bonds. These bonds,
stacks of them, are brought from the
different vaults by special vault atten
dants, and placed upon a plain table
In tho center of the room. Each of
them Is checked off by name, aeries and
number, and placed on a new pile. In
the meantime, the amount Is registered
on an adding machine. As soon as one
class Is checked off, the total Is taken
from the adding machine and recorded.
These bondu are then sealed In a pack
age and taken back to the vault.
There are twelve vaults In the
Treasury Department, where currency
and coin are kept. Most of It, however.
Is In the big main vault, readied
through the cashier's office, whlih Is
on tho 'north front of the tlrst floor.
Consequently, most of the currency. Is
being counted In the cash room, where
there are regular counting tables.
It Is brought flora the vaults by -u
regular vault attendant, tho number of
packages and the amount they should
contain being leglstered (list. They
are then placed before a counter, who
counts them, seals the packages with
11,000, or two. depending on the de
nomination of the bills, to a package,
(Continued on Third Pate.)
Coins in Treasury
HIDDEN IN MILLS
OF STEEL TRUST
Armed Guards Patrol Plants,
While Strikers Demand
Lifting of Blacklist.
PITTSBURGH. Nov. tt.-On tho heels
of the positive declaration of tho strik
ing trainmen ot tho Steel trust that
they will refuse to return to work
until the trust lifts the blacklist from
the officers of the union and agrees to
give every striker his old Job back,
came the report that carloads of strike
breakers were already hidden In the big
plants at Homestead and ltrudilo.k.
The company has placed cots In the
laboratories and is prepared to house
the strike breakers. Armed guards are
patrolling tho outside of tho mill and
detachments of the State constabulary,
the "Black Cossacks" aro within strik
ing distance ready to be rushed Into
service whenever tho Steel trust man
agers want them,
Mills Hay Shut Down.
The tie-up la complete in tho two
mammoth plants on opposlto sides ot
the Monongahcla river. Only four ot
the thirty-five engines of the Home-
I stead nalnt were moving and every tid
ing Is filled with Idle cars.
None of the skilled or unskilled la
borers In the plant have more tn.m a
day's work at the outsldo available,
and unlcsil the strlku enus quiv..., u.
tho company Is able to bleak up ih
strike with outside help, the mills will
to shut down completely.
Therfl Is every imsslblllty that, even
It sti Ike-breakers urn put to noik, the
nam nil! not more au it was rumored
today that the union tr.tlnnun and
lawltchmen of the railroads centering at
tms city wouiu leiose iu iinuutu i,
loaded and tuken fiom the steel reser
vations thiough the medium of non
Feeling Ii Better.
There Ib evidence of bitter ftellng ill-
tiady on both sides and every hour
that a settlement Is deterred uuos lu
tr.ls. The action of the company In all
tomatically establishing a blurk list
cnntalrlnK the names of the men who
circulated tho petition, which asked the
company to pay tn funic, wuk'es joi
labor performed Indilc of Its .nnls that
the reiiroaas on tno nuts tic were pay
ing, hns resulted In bitter criticism by
Threats have been mada that strike
breakers would not bo permitted to
work openly and In addition thero wero
rumors afloat today that the unakllh-d
wroktra of tho Steel trust, many of
whom havo secretly uftlliated w'th the
Industrial Workers of tho World, might
take the present as u good time to foi
mulate demands for better working con
ditions and mere wages.
Motor Car Owners
Warned by Court
Thomas II, Melton, tho builder, ar
raigned In Police Court today, on a
churge of colliding with a street car,
was released on his personal bonds.
Witnesses testified that Mr, Melton
was not opeiutlni: his automobile moro
than four miles an hour when the col
BulgtrV Cannon Start Flames in Adrlanople.
Fleeing Citizens Killed at Gates Help
less to Check Blaze.
FERDINAND'S ARTILLERY ENDS
SIEGE OF NEARLY A MONTH
SOFIA, Nov. 27. Messages received here today told
that Adrianople, second city in European Turkey, is burn
ing. The town, which has been holding out for weeks
against the Bulgarian forces, took fire from the deadly
bombardment of Czar Ferdinand's artillery.
Citizens of Adrianople were forced to flee for their
lives, only to be slain outside the city's fortifications by
the Bulgarians, it was said. Turkish soldiers inside the
walls were hard at work fighting the flames that were gain
ing on them every moment.
There has been fighting around Adrianople ever since
peace negotiations were first begun. There has been a
large force of Bulgarians outside the city awaiting the
moment they could rush in and seize the town of 50,000
TURKISH ENVOY REJEGSPEACE TERMS
OF ALLIES AND SUBSTITUTES HIS OWN
CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. 27. Nazim Pasha, the
Turkish commander in chief and representative in the
peace negotiations with Bulgaria, today rejected the Bul
garian offer and submitted counter proposals, which Gen
eral Savoff of Bulgaria said would be fully considered.
The prospects of an agreement were not considered
very bright, but that General Savoff should even have ac
cepted a counter offer from the Turks was deemed at least
a favorable symptom.
It was understood that Bulgaria would have left Tur
key practically nothing in Europe except Constantinople
and a nominal sovereignty over Albania and that Turkey
does not contemplate yielding' more than Albanian auton
omy and a ribbon of territory along the Bulgarian boundary.
AUSTRIA SAID TO HAVE TOLD TURKEY
TO REFUSE TO GRANT ANY CONCESSION
BELGRADE, Nov. 27. -That Foreign Minister Count
Von Berchtold, of Austria, has advised the Turks to reject
any terms imposing the slightest concession on their part
was rumored today.
The count was said to have assured the Porte that
the allies are absolutely at the end of their resources, and
pointed out that as the Turks still can raise several hundred
thousand more men from Asia, they are certain of ultimate
Austria was not considered here as particularly inter
ested in Turkey's fate out of any regard for the Turks, but
it was fully recognized that the Vienna government fears
a formidable anti-Austrian power would arise in the Bal
kans if the allies won.
POWERS FEEL MORE CONFIDENT.
LONDON, Nov. 27. A vertlablo trans,
formation scene has taken nlace In In
ternational politics. Everything has
changed aa If by the waving of a ma
gician's wand and the winter of despair
has been metamorphosed Into the
springtime of hope. Tho danger of a
general European war was somewhat
Yesterday Russia's attitude was more
than suspicious; it was provocative.
Today her behavior Is acknowledged to
hue been eMiiiplury throughout and
nobody evci doubted her.
The hlsli nutiT mark In the tide of
excitement wus reached when a report
was circulated that Consul l'rochbski
had been killed, probably by Servian
soldier. Nearly all the foreign cor
respondents accepted this renor .i
was" faT.eda,r w "owS'th.t t
. '. 'fu"0'1?'1. tnat cunt von Berch
told, the Austrian foreign minister has
"copied Premier Aaqulth's propoaal "
havo tho differences of all nations af.
fected by the near ea.te?A Vransforma
Ll0.n r"tJr;d.,0J1 International con-
"h'u iTkirvr?E2Jt.L,lck" eonnrmatlo
It Is likely that the powera will wait
"""I Peace has been concluded by Aa
Balkan belligerents and that they will
then Proceed to revise the treaty In
amei.d Ita provisions so far as they may
seem calculated to damage theli InTei
"ts This procedure can'Se worked o
tho speediest issue If confined to tlw
powers directly concernsd.