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Vould not bo ponslblo to accompllah
'final undntnti:nif at thla conference
When this Agreement will bo reached
officials wcro unablo or unwilling to
atiggeat. " i
Mr. Arrcilondo called at tho Btato Ue ,
partment about noon. J
Secretary Lnnilnff, who returned thla '
morning irom n ten uaya vncauon, re
celvod Mr. Arrcilondo, nnd the two. with
Counselor Frank V. Polk of the depart
ment, went over tho tentatlvo draft of
thp protocol agreed upon by Mr. Arre
dondo and Mr. Tolk on Tuesday.
Mr. Lansing approved the draft, but
tho Mexican representative declared thUt
ho was still waiting for Carranxa'a ap
proval. In tho meantime Carranza Is taking ncy
action In compliance with tho request
of the United States for permission to
use tho Mexican Northwestern railroad
in transporting food supplies to fJen.
J. J. rershlng. commander of the
American expedition. General Kunston
reported to the War ,Depurtment today,
koircver, that with tho establishment of
the motor truck service of tho army be
tween Columbus, N. M., and Casoa
Qrandea tho problem of getting supplies
to' Pershing haa been to a great extent
Until Carranza authorizes Mr. Arre
dondo to sign the formal protocol with
the United States, all matters In con
nection with joint action against tho
bandits, aro hanging fire.
Secretary Baker this mornlntr pro
fassed to havo no official confirma
tion of the reported defection or Ilcr-
rera and 2,000 troops of the Carranza
garrison at Chihuahua to tho side of
Villa. Tho Secretary explained that
all that he has received haa been a
message from General Funston stal
ing that there was a rumor on the
border to the effect that Herrora and
his followers had gone over to Vllln.
Slnco last night nothing has como
through from Porshlng. Whether this
Indicates another break In the com
munications Is not known.
Secretary Baker refused to. any
whether the department was consid
ering calling out all or any part of
tho Natlonul Guard organizations.
When ar.ked whether General Fun
ston had called for more troops, the
Secretary paused, nnd then said:
"I think I won't answer that."
-Jio added, however, that no additional
troop orders have been Issued slnco
those given to the Fifth Cavalry and tho
Thu Navy Department received today
from. Admiral Cameron Melt. Wlnslow,
commander-in-chief of the .Pacific fleet,
a report stating that tho destroyer Stew
art, after two trips to Unsenada, Mex
ico, where trouble had been reported,
had returned .to San Ulego, Cal., with
the Information that her presence waa
not required. .
POINTS OF INTEREST'IN VILLA CHASE
IN SHOOTING CASE
Woman Charged With Wdundinj
Mrs. Lucille fcymour, nn actress,
charged with shooting Lawrence Man
grove, a loloird parte" at thr Dum
barton lintel, several months ago. wna
among thoso Hnlmt whom lndlctmnts
were roturnvd today. Thirty-nix Indlct
nmnts were retnrTied. That agilnst
Mrs. Seymour chnrged assault with a
Officials of tho District Attorney' of
fice announced the actress will bo
placed on trial tomorrow.
lIartgrov declared ho was attempt
ing to queil nn argument between Mr.
Seymour and the ?atterJ husband,
yhen-the woman i-hot him.
Henry McKenalc and Hobert S. Haw
kins, employes of the Cumberland
apartment house, were Indicted. The
Indictments charge ansault. all.ve.l to
have been perpetrated on Robert M.
Fchonoy. a npeclul delivery lcttei' car
rier on Fcbiuary 13. 1916.
Koy Thurston was Indicted on a
Chargo of having Improper pictures In
bis possession and offering them for
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BENNING ROAD PLAN
' ARGUMENTS HEARD
Electric Railway Companies
Present Views" of "Widening
Projeot ' to Commissioners.
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Lines extending from Caqps prap des-stiow route of General Pershing's three columns, their recent
' progress, whch is not positive! y known, being indicated by dots. '
The Grand I.alr of tho District of Co
lumbia, Military Order of the 8crpent,
composed of men who served with tho
United States army In Cuba, tho Phil
ippines and China, will hold Its annual
oyster roast and Initiation exercises ut
Kilts' Club tomorrow night.
The Orand I.alr namen Its officers
after the customs of the people of the
Philippine!. Among those expected to
be present tomorrow nre tho Clrand Gu
Gu Grandlsslsslmo. tho Thrice. Infamous
Inferior Gu Gu. Thrice Dulcet Yawlcr of
tho Jungle. Insidious Thumper of tho
Sanctified Sheepslde, Dog Robber of tho
I nhnllowed I.oat. the Most Highest
Datto, Most Higher Datto, nnd Mont
High Datto nnd Lord High Compcllor
or tho Dull Cart.
A brass band will furnish tho music.
The members of tho deurc team will bo
masked nnd dressed as Filipinos, and I
all of them are hoping for warm
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havo been mado for tho rest of tho cam
paign than the aggregato seating ca
pacity for all tho remaining meetings
In tho .Monumental city.
The Pastors' Federation already la on
rt-cord as favoring the coming or Mr.
Sunday. Hut when tho tnvlt.-lion to
como here was extended while tho
evingellst was in Philadelphia, only a
few Unptlst clergymen went along.
They were in ravor of getting an evangelist-
for a campaign among their own
churches. Many of theso havo changed
their views and will Join the cfTort to
get Mr. Sunday.
Opponent Not Here.
Uno of the chief opponents of tho
evangelist's coming, tho "thr. Jay T.
Stocking, who was pastor 'of the Klrat
Congregational Church, haa left tho
clt to takea charge at Montclalr.
Clergymen said today they believed
the time was never moro opportune
than now for getting Mr. Sunday to
come because tho opposition to him has
largely dwindled except among those
denominations which do not believe In
his methods. Tho Presbyterian. Metho
dist and IJaptlst clergy here now are
practically unnnlmous In desiring a Sun
day campaign, nnd a number of llpls
copal and Lutheran clergymen want
him, thou,;h these denominations have
not gone on record as wishing him to
If there Is an opportunity to get Sun
day to Washington In less than two
years, n delegation of clergymen will be
taken over on April 1, according to tho
present plan, to extend a (ormal invi
Hear Sunday Preach
BALiTIAIORn. March Kl. Nearly 300
Washingtonians last evening heard Hilly
Bundayibirate ministers for not preach
ing more sermons on "repentance."
The c'vnnjllgt never seemed more In
deadly earnest. Forgetting, for the most
part.- his. picturesque slanfri and aban
doning his chair Jumping and his pulpit
climbing, ho stood for minutes at a time,
and urged the Ulbllcal comamnd, whicn
he chbse for his text, "God Commands
Men .Everywhere To Repent."
Among' tho Washington delegation
were charity, social service, and churin
workers, and many of those who con
tribute largely to the support of tho
Capital's Institutions to aid the needy
nnd down and out. The delegation went
oer,on an excursion arranged by Her
bert Kline, of the Gospel Mission.
Later this week Mr. Kline and of
ficers of the Kpworth League are going
to asl: for a reservation of 2,400 scats
nt some evening meeting, and if they
get them they Intend to engage the
United Stated Mnrlno Hand to go along.
A hundred and forty-t-ltrht responded
to his call for converts lr.bt evening.
No Washlnglonlann weic nmone them.
Police Sergeant William 1.. Howard,
promised Mrs. Herbert Kline, of tho
Gospel Mlrslor. U come to ".Vashlnaton
to speak at a Sunday night service at
the mlisron soon.
Twelve policemen hao hit the trail,
and Sergeant Howard confident' p.-c-dlcts
"more of them aro coming."
The Wnthlncton delegation Wt tho
Mt. Royal Station nt 1 '2T. tnd made a
45 minute tun tr, Washington, alter
nately singing hvmna and popnUr
songs on tho way bncli.
Nashville Suffers Loss
Of $U500,000 From Fire
NAbtlVlLLK, Tenn., Marcb 13. KIre
which awept East, Nashville late yes-
tcrilaj has burned Itscir out today, with
a loss estimated at 1.5W.00o. The flames
'cut a swath through the finest residence
district fifteen blocks long and from one
to five blocks wide, averaging sixteen
houses to the block.
iiundreds of homeless are being cared
for by business nnd chlrtable organiza
tions. Only one death, that of an unidentified
ngro, haa been reported.
Fcur large churches and a public
school were among the buildings destroyed.
COMMITTEE TO GET
LIVING COST HERE
Hearings on the Nolan bill for a
minimum wage ficalo of J3 per day for
all Government employes will bo con
tinued lata this afternoon by the Maher
aunrommittce or the House iaoor torn
mlttce. Nof morning session of the
subcommittee waa held.
Congressman Nolan expects the hear
ings to continue for a week or more,
A Government employe located In Han
Francisco, Mr. Nolan says. Is on his
way across the continent to represent
the Federal employes of that city.
Miss Florence Kthcrldirc.- treasurer of
tho newly organized Federal Kmployes
I'nlon. Is scheduled to como before the
subcommittee later today In advocacy
of the Nolan bill. Hho will present ng
u'es concerning the cost of living here.
Where sociologists, statistic, and
attorneys had failed, a clay bedaubed
grave-digger from Arlington Ceme
tery probably has turned the tide In
favor of the Nolan measure.
His plain story of trying to live on
HO a month, and keep a wife and a
little boy and girl, seemed likely to
result In a favorable report by the
House Committee. If so, Government
employes all over the country will
The grave digger's wife will appear
tomorrow with her side of tho story.
She will tell the cost of things when
they married; how they have Jumped
since then; but how the Government
wages have remained stationary slnco
the Urns before the civil war
The grave digger's chief complaint
wan that war had raised the price of
navy beana from 8 to 20 cent, a pound.
With hominy, navy beans form the
family diet. Occasion!)' they have
oread never meat.
Give Oyster Roast.
The membership committee of the
Hoard of Trade will give an oyster
roast on March 31. at the Builders and
Manufacturers' Exchange, 711 Thir
teenth street northwest.
Argument for and ngainsfi the widen
ing of Kenning road, between Fifteenth
and II streets northeast and tho Ana
coslla rvor to 120 feet, wero presented
by representatives of tho Washington
Rallwav and Klectrlo Company And the
Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis.
Electric Railway Company at a hearing
before Ihe Commissioners today.
Following tho discovery of a defeat In
the highway plana, condemnation oo
ccodlngs for widening tho stroet to a
width of 110 feet recently wero with
drawn.. S. R. Bowcn. secretary of the Wash
ington Railway and Electric Company,
told tho board that the adoption of tho
120-foot plan would leavo tho tracks of
this" company 'In tho center of the road
way. If the 110-foot "width Is decided unon,
h said, it would be necessary to re
move the tracks a distance of five feet
In order to locate .mem in tne center.
Quoting from ah act of Congress pass
ed In 1699 glvlnc 4he railway company
tho use for all time of iti thirty-foot
atrip now occupied by lta tracks, Mr.
Howen contended that It would be
unfair to require thclr.rcmovo) after ,the
dedication of the strip tor highway pur
poses. The estimated. cost of tbo re
moval of the tracka. he aald. Is 100,000.
Thomas Tl. Llttlcpagc, attorney for
the Washington, Baltimore and An
napolis Electric Railway Company, op
posed tho proposed widening. To widen
tho thoroughfare either to a width of
110 or 12li feet, ho said, would necessi
tate the removal of thrco of the com
pany's tracks, and a portion of Its
station nt Fifteenth and H streets.
At tho request of Attorney Clarence
It, Wilson, whose father' Is the flWner
of property affected, tho hearing waa
continued until Monday afternoon at 2
o'clock. Mr. Wilson senior will appear
at that time.
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THE WEATHER REPORT.
The forecast for the District of Co
lumbiaFair nnd continued cold tonight
w Illi temperature about 25 degrees; Fri
day fair and slightly warmer; moderato
' northwesterly winds becoming variable.
Mnrylnnd- Fair tonight und continued
cold; Fridny fair and warmer; moderato
northeasterly winds becoming variable..
Virginia Fair tonight With freezing
temperature; Friday fair and some
what warmer. Moderate north and
(U. 8. Bureau.)
8 a. m SO
0 a. m .12
10 a. m 3.1
11 a. m .17
12 noon 33
1 p. m 40
TIDE TAULE. '
High tide 10:S0 a. m. and 10:53 p. m.
Low tide 1:1 a. m. und S:22 p. m.
Bun rose fi:00 Sun sets 6:15
Light automobile lamps C:I5 p. m.
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