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Generally Fair Tonight and
Friday; Colder Tonight.
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Yesterday's Cj'rculation, 57,633
WASHINGTON, THURSDAY EVENING, MABCH 6, 1913.
PHICX ONE CENT
New Cabinet Holding First Official Session in the White House This Noon
New Secretaries Discuss Their
IN FIRST SESSION
' Ac ' "
Assistants in Office at For
mal Meeting Today.
AIDES TO STAY FOR WHILE
Department Heads Subjected
to Battery of ' Cameras
After long Conference.
The first Cabinet meeting of the
Wilson Administration was held at
11 o'clock today and' lasted an hour
and a half. President Wilson direct
ed Secretary Tumulty to state that
the meetlne was formal and that
outside of the discussion by the mem
bers of the Identity of their assist'
ants and aides in office no matter of
Importance was considered.
A meeting of the same men was
held yesterday morning, but they
were not then Cabinet members, the
Senate not having at that time con:
firmed their nominations nor the
members having taken their oaths
Retain Present iForces.
Prartlrallv everv one of the Cab
inet members has decided to, retln for
the present the omce xorce empiojea
by" hl predecessor. AU of them are
anxious to name assistant secretaires
and these, appointments in the several
departments probably will be announced
within the next twenty-four hours.
T assistant secretary Is at. times
the actual head of the department and
is expected to keep the details oi ai
faira In hand even more jplosely than
the real bead of. the department.
Cabinet Is Photographed..
Twenty -men with cameras were' adr
mltted to the Cabinet room Deiore tne
Cabinet met .and .obtained the first pic-.
tures of the new Wilson prncui jamuy,
thc.Prealdcnt'alttlng at the head'of.tie
table-- -"Ver."' when1 the Cabinet mem
bers left, they were confronted by the
same battery of cameras, in front of the
CoL "Bur McDonald, who watched
over the welfare of President Wilson
during- the campaign, called at the exe
tive offices and was distinctly worried
when he attempted to escape without
being- "snot" by the camera battery: He
succumbed on- the field of battle, how
ever. " j
After the Cabinet meeting. Secretary
Tumulty made the following- statement:
"President Wilson asked me to say
for him that the Cabinet meeting was
for the purpose of enabling the members
to get together. To some extent the
question -oi the assistants to the mem.
bers of the Cabinet was discussed."
Bryan Stays Awhile.
Secretary Bryan remained in the Pres
ident's office for a half hour after the
Cabinet meeting adjourned.
"Any information as to the delibera
tions of the Cabinet I think, should
come' from the President," said Secre
tary Bryan when he left Wilson's office.
"Therefore I cannot say anything."
When Bryan was asked whether he or
President Wilson would have the major
part In selecting men for the diplomatic
posts he said:
"I think it would be better for the
announcement of all such policies to be
made "by Mr. Wilson."
Bryan was greeted by a crowd in the
White House yard and by a battery of
photographers when he left the execu
tive office. The crowd followed him into
the street and over to the door of the
State Department, many men and wom
en pressing around him to shake hands.
Suffragette to Drive
Mule to California
Miss Margaret Gelst, who drove "Suf
fragette." the mule in the pilgrims' hike
from New York to this city, is planning
to leave here March 15 for California.
"Suffragette" will be the locomotive
She started out of New York with
$1,000. and expects to land back in Cali
fornia about New Year with the same
amount of money. On the way out, she
will sell postcards and deliver equal
Adee Is Likely to
Retain His Position
Alvey.A. Adee. who. through a score
of years service in the Diplomatic
CorpB and the State Department, has
been termed the only man In the Gov
ernment service who couldn't be re
placed, is likely to keep his present Job
of Assistant Secretary of State, It was
Adee Is a human encyclopedia of diplo
matic precedents, etiquette, forms of
proclamations, treaties, and the like.
FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT.
Generally fair tonight and Friday;
colder tonight. Lowest temperature to
night about 20 degrees.
V. 8. BUREAU. AFFLECK'S.
k a. m as 5 a. m 371
3 a. m 40 I 9 a. m 39!
iu a. m si 1 111 a. m a
11 a. m 35 1 11 a. m
12 noon 39 12 noon.
1 p. m 37 I lp.m.
C p. m 3S I 2 p. m
High tides, 7:17 a. m. and 7:33 p. m.
Low tides, 1:30 a. m. and 1:43 p. m.
Sun rises. ,.;.., 6:34 Sun sets 6:06
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FDR PDSTDFF ICE
Last Official Act' of Hitchcock
Is to Approve the Purchase
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1 Uncle- Sam Is" about to become the
owner of 100 automobiles whteh he will
place in, .service Jin the collection and
distribution of parcels post mail: One
Jf .the last official acts, of Frank H.
Hitchcock, as ..Postmaster General was
to approve the. recommendations made
by the committee of award as to the
purchase. ,of the machines, bids for
which were ODened several null, aor.
The committee gave exhaustive study
10 uie niiy or more was mat were sub
mitted and visited New York. Phila
delphia and other automobile centers
for the purpose of Inspecting the ma
chines bid upon. The machines will be
furnished by the following makers and
The White Company, jNew York, five
White cars at a cost of $2,000 each;
Stewart Motor Corporation. Buffalo, ten
Stewart cars. J1.440 each; Klssell Motor
Car Company, Washington, D. C, ten
Klssell cars, $1,350 each; Durant-Dort
Carriage Company, Flint, Mich., ten
model C cars, $1,225 each: Louis J. Berg
doll Motor Company, Philadelphia, ten
Bergdoll cars. $1,240 each; Atterbury
Motor Car Company. Buffalo, ten Atter
bury cars, $1,323 each; WJIIys-Overland
Company, Toledo, ten Overlands, $1,000
each; Studebaker Corporation of Amer
ica, five Studebaker cars, $735 each,
with $25 extra for Pres-to-Hte tanks:
C. B. B. Motor Car Company, Wash
ington, ten Modern cars, $1,270 each;
Waverley Company, Indianapolis, five
Waverley electrics, $1,739 each; Ken
tucky Wagon Manufacturing Company,
Louisville, five model ten electrics.
$1,73 each; Ward Motor Vehicle Com
Dany. New York, five Commercial elec
trics. $1,975 each: Baker Motor Vehicle
Company, five Baker electrics, $2,000
The sDeclficatlons provide, among
other things, tnat tne seat 01 eacn car
shall be equipped with a double "lazy
back" seat so that the carrier may
have ready access to the parcels. Each
car will be painted vermllllon red, with
uniform trimming anu leieinnB.
Wilson Refers Aides'
Resignations to Chiefs
inniha, nrppMlent wn shattered by
President Wilson today. He received
the resignations of all the Assistant
Secretaries In the various departments,
and instead of acting on them hlmscir,
as previous Presidents have done, di
rected that thev be returned to the new
Cabinet heads for action.
In other words, it will be up to the
various Secretaries to determine whether
their assistants resignations shall be
Winthrop Thanked By
Navy Yard Employes
E. W. Roe, Raymond Ferguson, ar.d
William T. Hebbard waited on As
sistant Secretary of the Navy Beek
man Winthrop Monday evenlnc to thank
1. him, on behalf of the Government em-
ployes at the Washington Navy Yard,
I for the kindness and courtesy he has
I shown the representatives of the Na
I tlonal League of Government Employes.
I Mr. Winthrop has had direct control
I of the labor forces of the navy yards
I Including all thi clerical help.
IE. E. Clark to Lead
Commissioner Edgar E. Clark, renom
inated yesterday by President Wilson
as Interstate Commerce Commissioner,
was today elected chairman of the
commission by his colleagues. He will
serve one year. Clark succeeds former
Commissioner Franklin K. Lane, the
new Secretary of the Interior, as chatr-
THAW AGAIN FAILS
TO GAIN FREEDOM
Bribery Scandal Leads Lawyer
to a Withdraw Proceedings
, at Court: Hearing. , ,
,NEW YORK, March B.-rHarry Konr
dan Thaws latestJaUempt .lb obtain bis
freedom fjrom the'-asyJunTfor the crlm;
inal insane at Matteawau failed today.
Thaw, 'acting at tlie request of Dr.;
Charles "Kennedy, a recently admitted'
practitioner, bad himself produced btr
fore Justice' Glegerich, in the' supreme
court, on a writ of habeas corpus. Tne
plan was to force a Jury trial. But
when Thaw's family learned that the
State lntende'd to use the proceedings
as a lever to open up the entire scan
dal growing out of the charge that
Thaw had planned to bribe officials of
Matteawan to obtain his liberty they
promptly vetoed the proceeding.
The result was that when the case
was called .before Justice Glegerich,
Henry Hlrschberg,' of Newburgh, who
said that be was "this defendants per
sonal counsel," demanded permission to
withdraw the writ. After a lengthy
legal wrangle this request was granted,
the entire proceeding abandoned, and
Thaw taken back to the asylum.
While It did not appear in open court.
Hirschberg admitted on leaving the
court that the recently developed scan
dal was responsible for the abandon
ment of the proceeding.
"It was distinctly unfortunate that
this application should have been made
at this time," said the lawyer. "There
has been so much printed about bribery
that wo believe It would be imposxllilc
to obtain .an impartial consideration of
this application. So we decided to with
draw tHe writ and will renew It after
the present flurry has passed over."
Thaw was immediately taken to the
Grand Central station to be returned to
the asylum on an afternoon train.
Caveat Filed Against
Alfred Gillett's Will
A caveat against the will of Alfred
S. Gillett .for sixty-nve years presi
dent of the Girard Fire Insurance
Company, of Philadelphia, has been
filed In Probate Court by three nieces
and two grandnleces on the ground
that he was not of sound mind when
the will was executed, and that undue
influence was exercised.
According to the petition for the
probate of the will, which Is dated
February 22, 1904, the estate Is worth
upwards of $150,000. The caveators
are Florence R. Harrison. James L.
Russell, Sarah L. Loomls, Mary P.
Smith and Albert B. Gillett.
Bryan Names. Wyrell
His Private Secretary
Manton Wyvell. of New York, was
appointed today by Secretary of State
Bryan as his private secretary. Wyvell
Is a young New York lawyer, who has
long been a personal friend of Bryan's.
He is also well known to William F.
McCombs. Wyvall entered upon his du
Another Precedent Set
By President Wilson
Precedent breaking continued nt the
"White House today. President Wilson
left the Executive offices at 1 o'clock to
so to the White House for luncheon.
This is the earliest hour at which a
President has gone to luncheon In
months. It follows upon the setting of
an earlier hour In the morning to besln
Visit Florida and famous resorts on At
lantic Coast Line. Four trains dally.
Excursion tickets now on sale. Office,
1401 N. Y. ava Advt
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Two. Senators Learn
Wilson Is Determined
To Block Pie Hunters
The frat spplieattoa of PreiMeit
WIIsoh's rale iknt be will set
reeeire office seekers or their
representatives except on Ms
owa iBTitatloa was autde today
when Senators Fletcher "tdi
Bryaa of Florida called to diih
css"the appelitawato. to. Jbe'
Bwde of United States marshals
lit hat State and a district at.
.rtornej for. the- Southern dla-
The President had not Invited the
Interview, althoagh an appoint
neat' had been made for the
- Senators to see Mk. Therefore,
the President did not dlsenss
patronage. The whole) affair
was managed conrteonslf, bnt
with firmness and mach celer
Senator William Aldea Smith
called to present the resigna
tion of William J. O'Brien,
American ambassador to Italy.
BIG STATE SECEDES
Sonora Prepares to Fight New
President If He Sends His
Troops to Quell Revolt.
DOUGLAS, Ariz., March 6. The Ma-
derlsta rebellion In the north of Mexico
was given new Impetun today when
couriers were sent out from Hermoslllo
notifying all towns In the stato of So
nora that the state congress had for
mally seceded from the republic of
Mexico and would defend Itself from the
intrusion of soldiers of General Huerta.
Sonora Is the richest and one of the
moat populous states In Mexico. Pro
visional Governor Pesqulera. who was
chosen by the congress to succeed Gov
ernor Maytorena, when the latter was
ousted, acting for the congress, sent
a message to Mexico City notifying
General Huerta that "any attempt to
brlnjt government troops Into Sonora
! "I am prepared to defend the state
; with my life," Pesqulera announced.
1 State troops are mounj ng cannon about
uie city ana preparing entrenchments.
It Is expected that Maderlsta follow
ers In Sonora and other northern states
will now rallv to the flag of Sonora.
State troops already have started eouth
from Hermoslllo, ucconllns to today's
advices, destroying railroad bridges. In
order to prevent the advance of fed
erals. General Obrlecon has been chosen
commander of the Sonora forces. It Is
expected that one of the first towns he
will attack will be Agua prleta, across
the border from Dougles.
The states of Sonora and Coahuila
continue to be the scenes of opposition
to the Huerzta government which so
threaten the peace of the republic that
the State Department Ik taking the
keenest Interest In all reports from
Order appears to have been complete
ly restored In the states of Yucatan,
Canipeche, Tobasco'. Chiapas, Oaxaca,
and Vera Cruz. Order la being re-established
In several other states where
rebel chieftains are submitting to the
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BOY SCOOTS TO GET
MEDALS FOR IRK
Women of Country to Give
Funds to Purchase Tokens
of JKeir Esteem.
Every; ;By SUt.Vhotook part irf
the "protection of ihe women marchers'
la the "suJfrage parade Monday will, be
presented -with a brpnxemedaL The
money, wfth which to purchase, the
medals trill be raised by popular sub-'
scriptkm among the women of the
United'-States. Every State" will con
tribute. "The movement "for so'' honoring the
"Boy Scouts was started yesterday by
Mrs. , Bessie C. Cockrell, daughter-in-
law of Senator Cockrell of Missouri,
who is an ardent suffragist. Mrs. Cock
Tell announced her- plan, and Immedi
ately the women suffragists .took the
matter up and assured Its success. A
meeting was held yesterday afternoon.
In which Mrs. Taylor, wife of Congress
man Taylor of Colorado: Mrs. Sayres.
of Philadelphia; and 'Mrs. Cockrell
were appointed .a committee to make
arrangements,' obtain designs, and start
the matter toward a successful conclu
sion. At first It was thought to accept con
tributions only from those who marched
in the parade, but as soon as the mat
ter was noised about, suffragettes from
all over the country who saw the work
of the Boy Scouts in Washington, asked
that they be allowed to contribute.
In the meeting yesterday a wom-in
rose and stated that although she was
not a suffragette, she would appreciate
bclnr allowed to raise a portion of the
fund in Charleston, W. Va. .She stated
that she and her small daughter had
been caught In the crowd on Monday,
and were in danger of being hurt wheji
a Boy Scout came to their assistance,
and not only put the crowd back from
her, but escorted her to a placo of
Permission was given her to raise a
portion of the fund, and not until the
meeting had adjourned and she had de
parted was It realized that no one had
learned her name. It Is expected, how
ever, that she will write within a few
Although the design for the medal
has not yet been decided upon, Mrs.
Cockrell stated today that It would be
original, and would demonstrate the
service the scouts rendered. It will be
of bronze, and designs will be called
for within a few days.
Nearly BOO Boy Scouts took part in
the protection of the women during the
parade. The Scouts hailed from as far
South as Georgia, as far North as New
York, and as far West as Ohio. The
assistance rendered by them to the Fiif
fraglsts was commented upon most fa
vorablv by all who saw them, and the
presentation of the medals Is expected
to forward their movement Immeasur
ably. The suffragists declare that thev will
march on March , 1918, and that they
will ask every Boy Scout In the United
States to come to Washington to pro
Pages to Show Congress
How It Looks, April 6
The National Fraternity of Pages'
burlesque on Congress, scheduled for
tonight, has been postponed to next
month, probably April 6. President
Wilson, Vice President Marshall,
8peakcr Clark, and other prominent
persons will be Invited to see Con
gress as the pages sie it.
Federation of Labor
Official Is Dead
CLEVELAND, March 6. Harry D.
Thomas, forty-eight, secretary of the
Cleveland and Ohio Federations of I.a
bor, and nationally prominent In la
bor circles, died at his home here to
day. Thomas was a member of the re
cent State Constitutional Convention.
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f NERVOOS COLLAPSE
Berlin Physician Goes Into
Retirement,-and Will Take
Protracted Vacation; (
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' HEW: ipttlC,' March B. The tierves
of Dr. 'FrledrJch' Frahs 'Frledmann,
German physician, who says h'e has
discovered an absolute specific for con
sumption, gave away today under the
strain of humiliation and obstruction
that has been placed In his way since
'he arrived in this country to demon
strate bis remedy.
Importuned by thousands to save
their lives, unable to obtain suitable
quarters for an office because of the
ftar that realty men .have" that such
offices would be the mecca of tubercu?
lar .persons and thus drive away .other
tenants, and practically asked by the
management of the Waldorf Hotel to
vacate' his quarters, the visitant savant
i went into strict, retirement.
Seeks Absolute Rest
He .left the Waldorf with his cul
tures and his personal baggage and
went to the Hotel McAlpln, where
suite had been reserved for him In
the name of his brother. Dr.. "Arthur
C H. Frledmann, of Colorado 'Springs
Col. There it was said he would In
sist On absolute rest, while Dr.' Le
'derle. of the health department, and
others made tests with the samples
of the culture he had furnished them.
Dr. Frledmann complained bitterly to
tho management of the McAIbln over
the manner In which his efforts to
.demonstrate his cure had been handi
capped. Heart-sick Over Distress.
He admitted that he was heart-slclc
because so many suffering persons
had flocked to this city and were In
great distress because they had hoped,
to be given treatment, and were stop-'
ped by the orders of the county medi
cal society, which was enforcing the'
law prohibiting any physician not
licensed by the State board of regents
practicing their profession within the
limits of the State.
But the doctor, it was said, was de- L
lerminea mat ne would nave a fair
show here. It was stated that a num- J21. 1871, the charters of the two cities
ber of tho most Influential physicians I were repealed and the levy court
!S ihSiC,ty had 8eTi 5,m a8Surances! abolished. All the laws of the cities
that his cause would be espoused by
mem, ana mat u ne would restrain
himself In patience all obstacles
would be removed.
Immigration Job for
That the post of Commissioner Gen
eral of Immigration, now held by
Dalel J. Keefe, will be tendered by
President Wilson to State Senator
Caminetti. of California, former Con
gressman and progressive Democratic
leader, wes stat-d on authority today.
Caminetti led the Wilson fight in his
State last yeur and has been the pro
gressive Democratic leader In tho Cal
ifornia Senate ever since ho retired
from Congress, twenty years ago. He
js strongly committed to the policy of
Asiatic exclusion, and It was under
stood appointment lias been urged by
Secretary of the Interior Lane.
Wilson Favors Lewis
For Place in Senate
President Wilson has thrown his In
fluence to the aid of Col. James Ham
ilton Lewis. Democratic primary nom
inee for the Senate In Illinois.
If the President ran bring It about.
Colonel Lewis will be elected. But It
la uncertain whether this can be ac
complished. Governor, Dunne and Wilson had a
Ions talk last slant.
Miss Alice Paul Submits
Including Number Who Suffered it HiiHb
of Hoodlums in Pageant Mfuday Maiiy
Men WiH Add Their Testimony.
ADMIRAL VON REYPEN, MISS LATHR0P.
S. S. McCLURE, AND OTHERS TO TALK
Burning with indignation at the treatment they re
ceived during the suffrage parade Monday, throngs of suf
fragettes and their friends this afternoon swarmed, on. the
Senate office building to give testimony before the 'Seriate
District 3ubcommittee investigating the conduct o the
police. The subcommittee is composed of Senators Ubries.
Dillingham, and Pomerene. 4 - t " I S
Miss Alice Paul, who was jit charge of the hearing, oa ,"
the part of the suffragists, conferred with members of the. -committee
and laid before them a long list of witnessed
including number of .prominent suffragettes, both men fl
PUGH RULES SHOPS
Saturdays Night ItitMt and
Shavekss Sabbathr Art
Made Things of History.
Saturday night rushes at barber.
shojs .will be a thine of the "past, in
"Washington as a -result of a ruling
given by the Police Court of the Dis
trict today which' holds Invalid the law
requiring 'such establishments to, re
main closed Sundays.' '
For the Hrst time In years, the city
is without power to close barbershops
on the "seventh day," Judge Pugh
ruling today that the regulation is
unconstitutional in .that It discrimin
ates between persons owning shops In
and outside of the- limits of the old
Cohporatlon of 'Washington.
In declaring the ''barber shop" res
ulation invalid, the court quoted the
District Court of Appeals in the fa
mous bread case of the District vs.
Hauf. a' baker.
"At the time of the enactment of tha
bread ordinance" 'said Judge" Pugh. ap
plying the words of the Court of Ap
peals in the Hauf cast to the barber
shop ordinance, "there were three' sep
of municipal governments
rict of, Columbia. Thesa
in the District
were the Corporation of the Citr of
Washington, the Corporation of the " Y,lth tbe snate Investigation of the
ritv of -ftMrretown and the Ivv .' ?"ce. mismanagement at the time or
City or-peorgetown, ana i tne ievytne suHra(e pa,.,, beginning and
Court. The charter of the wo cities wUn Hous members dellaring th"$r
controlled in the territories comprieed propese to dlir to the bottom at u.
within the designated limits of said
clties respectively, the Jurisdiction of
the Levy Court extended to all the ter
ritory of the District not Included In tht
limits of the said cities.
"By the act of Congress of February
and levy court not Inconsistent were
to remain In force until modified or
repealed by Congress."
Judge Pugh then went on to explain
that If all the laws and ordinances of
the several preceding municipal gov
ernments not expressly repealed by
the organic act of February 21, 1878
are to be held In force, the people
would be subject to two or three con
flicting regulations of the same thing.
"It Is discriminatory to allow bar
bers on the oth.r side of Florida ave
nue outside of the old limits of the
corporation of the City of Washington
to keep open Sunday, whereas those
on tnis sine musi De ciosea, saiu
Judge Pugh. "I will, therefore, have
to hold the law Invalid. In fact there
Is no law. The o d inconsistent laws I
which have governed the case up to
today having been repealed by the
legislation of 18i8. .
The opinion was given In the case
of the District against A. C. Luber.
proprietor of several downtown bar
bershops. Bryan Will Leave
Washington March 17
Secretary of 8tate Bryan will leave
Washington about March 17 for hl3
home in Lincoln, Neb., where, on
March 19. tho annual Bryan Blrthday
dlnner will be held by the Democrats
of that State.
On leaving the Cabinet meeting to
day Mr. Bryan said that he would
have one appointment to announce
this afternoon. He has chosen an
Assistant Secretary of State.
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Long List of
ad woae -who were, prepared t
make. stateaeBts wltb ratewsce to .'
wlurt happflBed. Mow-ay mftenom .
.wkea Um nCrsg uiet nAltZ
terftctCTftt " " JL
Bjrrw. tae'flrK witness wo Ad-'Tv
mural VaReTDea. f nrmtr kiitmo sm.
eral of tne navy. Miss Julia Xatlujj .
. head of v the Children's Bureau, -was'tae - , '
aeooad witness. j-j
- Sl.McClure; of McClure's Magazine. "
and Mr. Harriet Taylor. .Upton wre
among the prominent witnesses wbeae .'
names Mlae Paul gave ttf the subcora- -
vmlttee,, and who. she .daid were pre- -A
pared to give testimony showing the In
efficiency of the police., '
Senator "Jones, chairman of the sub .
committee, announced -that Chief of.
Police Sylvester, the District fCammis
sfoners, and- responsible police officials
had been given notice of the: meetlas1
ana said they would testify after the
statements had been made by witness
es as -to what occurred Monday after
noon. The Commissioners said this afte--noon
that not having' received any sum
mons they would not'attpnrt fndav'm .
slon of- the investigating- committee.
Neither Commissioner Rudolph nor
Commissioner Johnston would' make any
statement concerning- the InvestigaUea.
Statement Is tad.
Before the examination of witnesses
was begun Senator Jones directed that
the report of Major Sylvester to the
Commissioners' a ropy of which .has
been forwarded to the Senate District
Committee, be read. This statement
was read by Secretary Thompson, of
ready has been "made public and is a
defense or the police from Major Syl-
the outlook today is more serious
than it has been at any- time yet for
Major .Sylvester and the responsible
police heads. - '
Congressman Stephens of California,
who represents the Los Angeles d's
trlct. and who for' twenty years has
been an advocate of suffrage. Is one
of the members of the House who is
intent on locating- the blame and
seeing that wme one is punished. Thlf
poinu to trouble for Major Sylvea
Stephens Is Bitter.
Congressman Stephens talked today
about the outrageous misconduct of
hoodlums and the utter failure of the
Police to handle the situation while
the suffrage parade was on. Along
with other members, of the California
delegation, Mr. Stephens took part tn
the parade. He' and Mrs. ' Btephena
Stephens himself saw much - that
happened on Pennsylvania avenue
and does hot have to go far 'afield to
know- what occurred.- .Moreover, he
said today that he had received manv
reports from friends 'as to the insults
offered women along the line of
Tho facts as to what occurred are
much graver than many understand."
isald Mr. Stephens. "We are going-to
the bottom of this' and something' Is
koiok iu uappen. il win not ne crop
ped, you may bo 3ure of that."
Stephens predicted a. police shake
up In Washington that -would not
soon be forgotten.
Stephens' attitude Is typical f tha'
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White House Callers.
Smith "of Michigan
Governor McCreary of Kentucky.
Governor Hall of Louisiana.