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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. TUESDAY, APRIL i; 1919.
1.0. P. SIRE
POT BOILS AS
Republican National Chairman
will H. Hays is here to hold a series
f conference today with Repub
lican leaders of the next Congress.
There is widespread speculation at
the Capitol as to the object of Hays
jaheralded visit He came to Wash
ington unannounced, and without
wne of the principal supporters of
Congressman James R. Mann of
Illinois knowing he was here until
t&ex they had been informed that
fee ted dined last night with Con
F?ressman Nicholas Longworth of
tihjo at the Longworth residence.
It was reported that Speaker
fleet Gillett and other Republican
EoBgressmen who have joined Long
Worth in his opposition to Mann's
nmtrol of the Republican steering
untaittee of the fjext Hou&e, were
I resent at the diaaer.
Gillette Is Reticent.
uitiett was averse to di$cusinjr
the situation created by the Issuance
by LeosrwoftA of & lonfr statement on
nunJ4y In which the Ohio Congress
man declared the Mann-controlled
J-teering cozafedittee was "absolutely
r-At representative, not only
i the spirit of tfit Republican party
cf today, but of Its hopes and asplri
ajons of the future," nor "representa
Wve, top, of all sections of the coun
pry and of all classes of our citizen
palp." Qlllfctt permitted It to be known,
fcdjarever, tSxit he intended to support
pOjBSwOrlb. threatened flsht to have
M$ membership of the steering' com
mittee Increased In the final caucus
Se. Republican Congressmen will hold
n before the next Souse meets.
JGoBfipworth would haVe four Con
JRasmen opposed to Mann added to
committee and tnereby ehaVe
Waon's control of the committee.
'T shall vote to Increase the mem
bership of the Steering- Committee."
CMIlett said, after he had conferred
Mann supporters declared that
Pons-worth would not succeed in the
tight he anonunced he intended to
wage upon their domination of the
Uepublican organization of the next
IXodse as it is now constituted.
Mann and Congressman Martin B.
2addeh, also of Illinois, who had
riaree of Mann's unsuccessful candi
dacy for the Speakership, were both
-on the job" at the Capitol today.
Vhey expressed themselves as "not at
all unwilling" that Hays should Call
I may even call on Mr. Hays."
I aid Madden, smiling.
Republicans who desire harmony,
instead of discord, in the ranks of
the majority In the next Congress,
aid they were deeply Interested in
the purpose of Hays' visit. Mann ad
herents recalled that Mann, in a pub
lic statement, had blamed Hay, as'
Well as Senators Lodge and Penrose, i
for his defeat for the Speakership.
'fney added that they wondered what 1
tou!d happen if Hays and Mann met
Congressman Mondell of Wyoming,
bbosen by the Mann forces as the
floor leader of the next House, was
cae who said he expected to see
Other Republican leaders said they
were puttied as to what would be
tie outcome of Hays' visit, especially!
pja Longworth insisted that be intend
ed to pursue his avowed efforts to
overthrow Mann's leadership
A Startling Announcement!
(CopjTlcht, 1919. by It. U Goldberg )
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BRISTOL. Pa.. April 1. Four bod
ies have been recovered from the icy
waters of the Delaware, and many
rescue parties are dragging the river
today for other bodies hurled into the
river late yesterday, when a plat
form on which Ihey were viewing ihc
launching of the cargo carrier Wau
The number of mlFBiner is variously
estimated at from twelve to eight
een. Police are experiencing diffi
culty in checking up the list of miss
ing, as some of the occupants of the
platform were spectators and other
workmen of the Merchant Shipbuild
ing Yards, where the accident oc
The disaster occurred when the
structure, known as the patrol bridge.
gave way under the weight of mo;.
than twoBcore men. Twenty-eig.it
living persons were taken from .v
river soon after the accident
The Waukau hid the patrol bridge
from view of many of the spectator
gathered to witness the launching,
and several minutes elapsed before
the main audience learned of the dis
aster. Meanwhile the vessel was
launched on time.
Police believe the suction of the
S.SOO-ton ship as it struck the water
may have drawn some of the bodies
far into the channel. Police launches
HER WOUNDED HERO
FRAUD, SAYS WIFE:
Irish Americans Sent to
Paris Peace Conclave
arc orassins me rvfr uuiccn rain- several dv hernr trninir
I Continued from Firjt Page.)
compelled shortly to return
England that it was cesential to his
happ!nFJ that she go with him as
Grlmwold told her he was a widow
er, with two daughters, twelve and
fourteen cars old. that h had opce
.stood for Parliament, and that he had
a .substantial income, the wife alleg
es. Sji She Helatrd.
Mrr. (irimwood says she hesitated
at thee proposal, not because she
suspected her suitor, but she wanted
to be sure of the depth of her own
love. Her parents had never met
The supposed hero of many battles
wooed with an ardor equivalent to
Ms solr-eredited valor, and won the
Tirl's consent to marriage. The cere
mony was performed in the Little
Church Around the Corner July 27,
1916. just twenty-lwo days after her
arrival in New York.
In the morning of the wedding day
the girl called her parents on the
teiepnone anq toii mem oi ner in-
tentions After the ceremony fhe
sent a telegram announcing that she i
was Mrs. Orimwood.
The couple went to the Hotel Gram-
I at.am. Bronxvlile. and remained there i
delphia and Trenton.
Jo Wash- ,
AN S END
OF LABOR TROUBLE
PARIS. April 1. Arthur Hender
son, famous British labor leader, as
sured th peace conference today that
the labor troubles in England -Mere
on a fair way to settlement.
Mr. Henderson held a conference
with Col. E. M. House, of the Amer
ican delegation, regarding socialist
representation on the League of Nations.
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It's time to be selecting the Refrigerator and
we can show you one of any size or style de
sired. For a small family we have a good value
Look at our line of Baby Carriages particu
larly at the prices. The values are fine and we
KNOW they're marked on a very small margin
of profit. A substantial, good looking Pullman
style is priced at
At the plainly marked CASH PRICES on all
goods in this great furniture store you, are wel
come to CREDIT. Any purchases will be charged
on an open account, with small weekly or month
ly payments. No notes or interest.
Peter Otooan m&& Snnx fn
817-823 Seventh St.,N.WC
f ingtoit. where they were met by the
bride s parents. She relate? that her
faniily was delighted at the English
man F charm of manner.
They went back to Bronxville and j
extended their honeymoon until
Thanksgiving. She then went to her
parents, while he went about the
ountry raising money . for war re-
lief organizations. They met in va-!
rious cities, and the wife relates they
were very happy.
Shocked Whrn He It Arrested.
Mrs. Grimwood Kays she w:is
shocked when, on January 7. 1917, her
husband was arrested in Washington
on a charge of obtaining money un
der false pretenses. She relates that
he was sent to the Washington Asy
lum and Jail for medical treatment
and was there until November G of
the same year. She asserts he was
tried and sentenced to three years in
the penitentiary, but she adds thin
was suspended, and he was allowed
to go on probation. He returned to
Before the arrest. Mrs. Grimwood
continues, her husband was always
affectionate and considerate. He
showered her with presents and grat
ified her every wish.
A daughter. Rosemary B. Grim
wood, was born June 21. 1917.
"Frand of I he Worst ICttad."
The wife's family began an Investigate.-
and, according to the papers
filed yesterday, discovered that
Grimwood was a fugitive from justice
and had been guilty of several mis
demeanors. He is railed '"not onlv
fan adventurer but a fraud of the
j womt type; a masquerader under an
; assumed and "tolen name."
i His real name i aid to be William
1 Robert Archer. Hit statement that
he had studied medicine is declared
I false. Although he is alleged to have
! renre'entd his age as thirty-two. the
Investigators reported that he Is
An a 'touth. ArcNer un a'tielii to
a solicitor, William K G Griswold,
11 i ' iii
10 KIDNAP KAISER
(Continued from First Pag.)
make a quick retirement in their mili
tary automobile to avoid arrest and
possible internment by the Holland
authorities, if not court-martial pro
ceedings in the American army, pro
Mded their Identity should become
Fromises Fall Statement.
Colonel Lea did not desire to have
the story of, his escapade become
known at the time. It Is his Inten
tion td make a full publla statement
regarding all the details of the kid
naping attempt as soon as he Is dis
charged from the United States army.
10 BE RESUMED
With the war out of the way. the
Government today Is planning to re
sume its old-time "tnjst busting" pol
icy, and several organisations are
known to be on trje list for investi
gation by the -Department of Justice.
The Corn Products' case, which has
been In the courts since 18)6, was
formally closed yesterday by ord,er
of the Supreme Court here and by
Judge Learned Hand In New .Tork.
The company was ordered to dispose
of all of its holdings with the ex
ception of ihree plants. The corpo-
ratfnn to fqnti1l4 mt vaa.1v tQA-
TU ..A.LtKIKti. Utu Ua tletit 4AY1 wv . c&fc w4 ij Wy.
yet have to face a court-martial torivwtMW-
having crossed into Holland on Buchj Nine other corporations also had
an expedition, and that those who action postponed, due to the Attorney
were with him might be similarly -lni,r,,i-. ha.i, t nM flnaneui rti.
turbances during the war period.
IN HANDS OF JUDGES
BALTIMORE. April L Carryle T.
Webster, thirty-five years old, al
leged slayer of his bride. Berate
Chaney Webster, twenty years old,
in the Hotel. Belvedere' last October.
whose trUl was begun in the crimi
nal court Thursday before- Judges
Heulaler and Dawkins will probably
know his fte today. Testimony tor
the prosecution and defease was
closed yesterday afternoon.
The plea for conviction of aiqrder
in uio nrsc degree, ic is unaersxooo,
will be made by State's Attorney
William F. Broening and Deputy
State's Attorney Roland R. Merchant.
W. Trlckett Giles and former State
Senator E. V. Hammond will present
the defensive argument.
As far as testimony is concerned
the case is one of the most remark
able to be tried in & criminal court
here for some time. The prosecu
tion has offered a bulk of evidence
bordering on the line of promedJta.
tion. On the other hand, the de
fense has kept its case clearly on the
lines of its plea of "not guilty" be
cause of insanity and drunkenness.'
Both sides got Into the record the
testimony of alienists -Dr. Charles G.
Hill and Dr. William H. White for
the defense and Dr. J. Percy Wade
and Dr. John R. Oliver for the prose
cution. Apparently It was aa eves
break for the alienists, but the testi
mony ? one witness, John B. Homer,
of Deals Island, who testified that
twelve of Webster's relatives were
more or less insane," stood oat. Mr
Horner is not an alienist, but he
played a .great hand for the "insan
ity and drunkenness plea." .
Dr. Wade, who is superintendent of
Spring Grove Hospital, near Catons
vllle, testified that he had heard all
of the testimony in the ease and was
prepared to answer the question as to
Webster's state of mind at the time
and after the commission of the mur
der. He said Webster was in sound
mind. In hie opinion; that he knew
the nature of his act. On cross-examination
Dr. Wade was asked by,
Mr. Hammond if a- sane man would
lie beside the body of a dead person,
for many hours. The alienist re
plied: "An Insane man would have given
an alarm, but a sane man would con
Samuel H. Carey, of Washington,
s witness for the defense, told of the
subnormal behavier of Webster when
he was a boy and how he was seised
with an uncontrollable anger at
slight provocation. Ira Webster was
called by the defense and testified
that Webster's father and mother
wero first cousins.
K1j ard f
The?c leaders have bpn bC'ectcd to demand recognition of the
Irii'h republic at the ParN peace conference. They arc Frank P.
Wulsh, of Kansas City, former chairman of the National War Labor
Board; Edward V. Dunne, of Chicago, former governor of Illinois,
and Michael .T. Ryan, of Philadelphia, former public service com
missioner cf Pennsylvania. T! c envoys sailed a few days ago.
who has mice died, the papers et
In October. i!,oo. m E.e. JinKlanJ. J
ne married ,'.iir( L.enurd. wii.i Utotiviit
herfelf h. widow, ami hj( two cml
drcn by her. It is allege-!. In 1005 U-r '
husband reanre:ireJ and Ar. her l ft. I
When the war broke out n Kuiojic,
Archer went to France m an ordei H I
In an American h-jKpitui !'.
"wound" he i.s alleg- d to have .- i
ninuea in tnia countiy iv Vj,,i t he
a sciir left by a surgical ouoratlcn.
'I m mint ;it l.:iji.n
lie fain 'o ?.. ork a yr-r.r or m
later Th inv tiga'or- i-t-rt tli.it
Scotland V.nd t!.-t-.'tiv.- u.-i- then on
his tiai" and tint he :,.-d a Moten
pafspert and fidnptcd ,),( iuim- of
Grimwood. his tornn-r employer
A clipping from h I.ndaii Daily
Muil. filed mill the p.irs In rle
suit, show that Airlur. or CJrim
wood. wus trld in London. March I
last, on a forr'ry charge. bu va.
aeiiuitted. A letter which v. il'c Xj I
xtroie to wife No '' .!.- s- Tilfd. It
readK in part-
"He Is trapped at la.-i Pt fora
dear gnl. Iod alnne Unon wl.ut
Miitermg he has r,tis d ni ."'
Justice Coha'an sigtiel an r. r al-
'inc.v;o, April 1. Mrs. lliy Cnad
wlck. beautiful young widow of a
I'al'.f'irnia oil millionaire, .iU-appcar-
lowjng the pnp. it. in
litisbiind by ptiblicution
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Buy Culicura Soap When
You Buy A Safely Razor
And double razor efficiency. No mug.
no slimy oap, no cerms, nl wane, no
irritation ercn when shaved twice daily
After thavinx touch rpctt of dandruff '
irritation, if ny, with CuUcura Ointmek.
i nen dxuio anc. ujunpoo wiun same caxe
oi socp. One soap tor all uses. Kmse
water, drv eentW nd
dust on a few guins of Cutcurs Talcum
with tepid or
dust on a few
and cote how toft and velvety your skin.
Absolutely nothing like the CuUcura Trio
for every -day toilet u&cs. Soap to cleanse
tor every -day toilet u&cs. Soap to cleanse
and purify. Ointmant to soothe and beaL
Talcum to rxmdfr and Derf time. 2Sc eaeh.
Sample each free by mad. Address: "Cwtfc
ears. Dept. 3 F. Bmtin "
AID WOLMIEI) Tl) I. . JOII.V
Civil aeriro icpr-w-nt ..i. i-s hae
been stationed at a n-.rnNf"- jt army
hospitals to aid uxiirttn .-j.iiIits in
nbta'ning 'Jovernne.-i . m;tSt tin oU
the War Depart ri. i.t .-iL.-MeJ im, ;
PROGRAM FOR TOMORROW'S
B1 THE U. P. SOL.O!l..r IM'V.B RAM
OltGIIESTR.V AT STAM.UV 1!AI.'.
HKGINN1NO AT C'b V H
JOHN S. M. ZIMSlKlrMAN.-i. l;.r. !..
March- -"The Trujuid r" . ... i..ina
Ovorturo "William T-ii" ..lluesiut
' JttxiUi-ht. )
Barcarolle. 'Talc of Hofrman"
Kxceryt from "Chu r'hfnr"
Kox Trot. "Uy Ht-ek: He.ry
Two Old Favorite
(a) "When Voij t! I ftVr
Youiij; Mncjfn " . ltulteri 'il
Jb) "Silver ThreuUa Amoiii; the
Flna'e. "Th" Bounter' .... Ukc
"Th 3tar-8;ur.j;lecl I'ntner "
This will coneluile ilie wtiiltr ce:tKn
out-dcor concerts on th li.iml.Jtunil.
will be resumed on April ICiii, to h
eiven Mich Monday. Wrdnckilay anl
Friday evcnlne, beginning at C irot
od from the Congress; Hotel here on
March J'.), wfirlng diamonds worth
JS.OOD ami carrying f2.5CO in her
pur.tc A mystcrlouH woman known
only as "The Uaroncss" disappeared
at the tfame time
Today the police were asked bj
Burnett Plinv . a nephew of Mrs.
CbadwirK. to search for his aunt and
"lilt laii.nest." Shaw believes his
j.unt m..y havv lieen .!ic victim of
Aceordinr o the story tohl the ;.o
!ne by Shaw. ;irs rhcdwJcV: and i
Shaw Imd Ju.vt f jniahPd dinner at '
t!e 'ongres- H':ol, ani were Ptroll
uim i "Peacock Alley."' Suddenly
they wre grevted with:
"licllo. 3Ja don't you remember!
Mm Child wii-K land at the wom
an who tailed lor ana -emurlsod:
"Alu the Uaroues."'."
fter chutting a few minutes. Shaw j
excused himself und wlion he return-
c' a nurter of an lionr later both
women had ois.ippuareJ. Hn has
Heen ncitlu r sinco.
"Mv aus:i was wealing her tlia-
inunda." Shaw ald. "Tlmy were
worth at lea.st Sf.000. and hnd more
ihu 'J.5nO in her purs-t. She muat
have been i,idnp.-l. I d-n't huow
dealt with, has been one of Colonel
Idea's motives for extreme reticence
In tho matter While In France he
and those who were with him re
mained exceedingly quiet about the
matter because they were in constant
fear that they would bts court-martialed.
Colonel Lea has expected that he
WUUIU VI IOVIIUI .U awa4S aW i .
r tary Rcrvice of the United States Boire( i!
! titr.o during the coming week along
with the other members of the llith
Field Artillery Iteglment, which he
led back from France for demobiliza
tion Thirt regiment goes at once
to Fort Oglethorpe, where it is
scheduled to be demobilized during
the next four or five days.
Immediately after his arrival at
Xewport News last Sunday Colonsl
I.ea flipped up to Washington to visit
his mother and sister, who live here,
and whom he wanted to see In con
nection with the recent death of his
wife. It was not until the transport
Finland was vlthin three days of
Newport News that Colonel Lea
learned of his wife's death.
Admit Story l True.
Waen the IHth Field Artillery
arrived at Newport News there were
a number of Tennessee newspaper
men there to greet the regiment. In
some manner word had reached Tcn
aesaee that Colonel Lea commanded
te K:-.iaer kidnaping party, and
those oT the Tennessee newspaper men
who were sent to Newport News
(who had a 'tip" on the etory were
'very anxious to obtain full details
from Coloiul Lea. He, told thoin tne
story was true, and that, while he
intended to tell the whole story later,
ho. did not care to conllrm the facts
so long as he was an officer In the
uniform of the American anny
He related some of the details to
iiecral with whom he talked and
told them that the partj of more than
a dorcn American officers a .id sol- J
diers was made up of men Irom ail .
parts of the United States.
There were four commissioned and
three non-commissioned officers In
the party besides some others. Three
ot them were from South, among
them Capt. K S. MePhall of Nasliviile.
and Lieut. KUsworth Brown, of Chattanooga.
HAT FBfiEZE TOIflGHT.
Freezing temperatures are probable
tonight as far south as South Caro
lina, the Weather Bureau said today.
Frost was said to be probable as far
youth as northern Florida.
Cnirm and More- flJF
miento Absolatciy 'V'H
Put a Trlfl TLach Week.
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5KND TKAOC KNVOY TO rZKCIIS.
V. A. tleringer. of Cnttagt, has j
been appointed trade commissioner to !
Czecho-Slovohia, the Department of !
Jommrrce announce. J
Make Your Spare Change Earn For
You That Air of Prcsperiry Which
Your Thrift Deserves
To BE prosperous you must LOOK pros
perous! No longer is it necpfwy for you to onvy
she beautiful jewelry and fine appearance cf your
neighbor. You too, may become tfcs owner o a
f.parkhng Diamond or Dependable Watch, by
putting aside a few pennies -ach -week ani apply
ing them on a CASTELBERG charge account
Always Ask for Genuine
"Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"
Only Aspiriit Tablet.-, with the safety
"Eoyur C:o-,s" on Inem arc Ktnulrtc ' .
.I... n t . . . . . .. I.. ... .....1 .....I I E'
who -he otlur wo,..n ws. -ne wai "-,-..lA 'V i:: "' .. ' "; ft"i"r" "
(vi- ut IVI l till.1 lini !- - v j i
nillions of pcoplu unMiow n quauttti't. (
of rrauiiuierit Aiirni iaoiets
tniroiiuccu io me as luironcyn some
t'liin; or other -I dldn' cnteh the
nan:". Aur.t'e had r.exer nsenfoned
Iir to me befro. but th-y ncuntcd to
b' on most familiar terms.
".Vmitie is wnrih several millions,
ar.d she had her check b.k wih her.
1 think sh- N bciiif? held eomcv.herc
and boiiif? fcrced to diaw laisc sums
of money for her abductors."
Shaw said that Mrs. Chadwlck's
Irioanil dietl seven months afro.
oirui Tablets wi-rt
s.old recently by a Urooklyn dealer
which piovcd to be composed niontlj
of Talcum Vowder.
"Br.jcr Tablets of Aspirin" should
always be asked for. Then look for
the safety "Beyer Cross-' o:i tho puck
acre nnd on each tablet. Accept noui
Inp: else! Proper directions and uu-afc-o
in each Eayer packajje.
Aspirin Is the trade mark of Bayer
Manufacture of Monoaceticacidester of
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