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EVERYBODY 10 PAGES EVERYBODY 10 PAGES NEEDS IT LAST EDITION. MONDAY EVENING- TOPEKAt KANSAS- JUNE, 23, 1913- MONDAY EVJLNING- Om by nmbon at TWO CENTS OntxalaaaadMWMrtaadaJJJ CENT I j READ IT WAS A BOMBSHELL Schenck Dropped It in Camp of Ex-Policemen. Case of Frazier and the Keg of Beer. SHERIFF FORGE FOUND HIM Had on His Star and Uniform. Full It Was Occasion of Raid Belle Towers' Place. of Something of a bombshell was ex ploded today at the hearing before Judge Whitcomb in the second division of the district court on the mandamus proceedings against Mayor Cofran to compel him to reinstate Dan caraen. Rufus Frazier, Otto Anderson, W. H. Wilt and O. F. Haney to the position they formerly held on the police force In presenting the return In the case of Rufus Frazier. John J. fecnenca who is associated as special counsel with City Attorney Ralston In the handling of these cases in behalf of Mavor Cofran and the city, presented chargees against Frazier to show that he was unfit for a place on tne ponce force. This caused some surprise to T. D. Humphries and A. J. Bolinger. attor- T!v-, for the erstwhile policeman. They insisted that charges of that sort were not germane to the present proceed ings. They declared that such charges should have been presented to the civil service commission, when these police men were given a regular trial before that commission. They argued that the ivil service commission was the only tribunal before which such charges should be tried out. Mr. Schenck held to a different view. He stated that even if the mayor had rot proceeded properly in the discharge of these policemen, or in the dis charge of Frazier, which he would not concede, he had a right to show the court that there was sufficient cause for the re-noval of Frazier from the police force, and that it would be rather foolish for a court to order the reinstatement of a policeman who could immediately be turned out of of fice in a more formal manner for good and sufficient reasons. A formal motion was made by At torney Bolinger for the elimination of the charges against Frazier from the proceedings. But Judge Whitcomb observed that in a mandamus pro ceeding the latitude was pretty wide und he was not disposed to grant the motion. The attorneys for the po licemen then said that they were not prepared to meet charges of this char acter without some preparation. Judge Whitcomb intimated that they could have all the time they needed to prepare to combat this new feature of the case. But an adjournment was not immediately taken, as Mr. Schenck suggested that arguments could be proceeded with on the legal questions that were involved in a mo tion he had previously made to quash the mandamus proceedings. This was satisfactory to the court and the at torneys on the other side, and argu ments on the legal aspects of the case were continued. The charges cited against Frazier, a colored man, are that when the sheriff's forces raided Belle Powers place at 401 Quincy street some time ago, they not only found a keg of beer on tap with a dozen or so men in the place drinking beer, but they also found Frazier there in full uniform and with the badge of his office on his breast. At the trial of Belle Powers. Frazier is alleged to have testified that he did not see a keg of beer in the place neither dirt he see men drinkine there. And Mr. Schenck 1 said that the jurymen in the case were so forcefully impressed with the falsity of Frazier's testimony that ; litical office next year. I don t Intend to they would have publicly recommend- j rob a bank or run away with some ed his immediate removal from the i bodv else's wife or do anything else police force had such an act been within their functions. It is understood that City Attorney Ralston and Mr. Pehenek. in their re turns in the cases of some of the oth er policemen who are parties to the suit, have incorporated charges of various sorts that tend to show there! jr TrIlpnt reasons whv thpse men should not be on the police force. Schenck Moved to Quash. At the beginning of the hearing to- day, Mr. Schenck moved to quash the , mandamus proceeding entirely on the grounds that they did not state a suf ficient cause of action, and that the civil service law so far as it applied to policemen was unconstitutional. He argued that the proceedings should have been properly brought. If at all, not against Mayor Cc'ran alone but against the mayor and city commis-i sioners, as the commissioners as a mat- j ter of fact, have joint power with the j mavor in appointing policemen. And he pressed the second point of his mo-I tion on the ground that policemen are city officers in every sense of the : word. He cited many authorities to I sustain this contention and insisted I that the civil service law was defec- j I tive. or unconstitutional, in it pro civil visions that attempted to give service commissioners any sort of jur isdiction over the appointment or re moval of members of a police force. For this reason Mr. Schenck declared that the recent decision of the state su preme court reinstating a field man in the sanitary department of the Kansas City health department because he had been removed from office without com pliance with the civil service laws, was not applicable to this case. There the court held that this field man was not an officer of the city, but merely a city ser vant who was protected by the civil ser vice rules and regulation. Tnese contentions of the city were most vigorously opposed by Attorneys Hum phries and Bollinger. They argued most strenuously that there was no merit in any of them. The argument on both sides was rather long drawn out and at its conclusion Judge Whitcomb took the matter under advisement. -iayor Cofran was present in the court room during the proceedings. So were -ef of Police Hughes, Miss Barr, also of the police force, and a dozen or fifteen other women, who seemed to be deeply in terested in the case. One court house wag queried: "Do you suppose those women spectators are also a bodyguard for the mayor?"' But a weak-kneed reporter did not have the courage to ask any of them if such might be the case. SULZERJN SIZZLE Governor of Jfew York in Hot Reply to Tammany. Refers to Murphy and Curtis as "Tools." Albany, June 23. Governor Sulzer added another chapter today to the Sulzer-Murphy-Curtis controversy by issuing statements in reply to those given out yesterday by Charles F. Mur phy, leader of Tammany hall and George M. Curtis, of New Tork. The governor svys: "I want Mr. Mur phy and his co-,vnspirators to produce as quickly as they can, all the other libelous stuff that say thev have on me and with which they have threatened me, because I refused to do what they wanted. I want Murphy to do this not some irresponsible tool. I will answer. "However, I do not want the people of tlie state to have their attention di verted from the main question of direct primaries now pending in the extra-i ordinary session by the bitter and out rageous and unfounded attacks upon myself. What about direct nomina tions? That is the issue now. 'Mr. Murphy beat the direct primary bill in the last session of the legisla ture. He cannot deny it. Again I ask him to take his hands off the legis lature and let the representatives of the people pass the direct primary bill. Concerning Mr. Curtis who still main tains that an effort was made to in dict Governor Sulzer for perjury in Vermont relative to the latter's suit to recover counsel fees in a suit brought by a granddaughter to break the will of John Anderson, a million aire tobacco manufacturer the gover nor said: 'Curtis is a notoriety seeker. He is now the tool of the political conspir ators who are trying to ruin me be cause I refuse to do their bidding and respond to their demands. I shall give Curtis no more notoriety and will decline in the future to gratify his vanity for publicity by denying his libelous charges." DAWSON SAYS NO Attorney General Not a Candi date for Congress. Also Breaks Up Supreme Bench Rumors. Attorney General John S. Dawson won't be a candidate for any political office next year, according to a state ment which he is quoted as making while visiting in Hill City, his former home town. Dawson has been repeat edly mentioned as a probable candidate for the supreme bench next year. Up in Graham county he has also been talked of as a probable candidate for congress from the Sixth district. But the Hill City interview indicates that Dawson really wants to retire from public life at least for the present and will enter the law business after his term of office as attorney general expires in January. 1915. The Hill City dispatch reads: "Some of the friends of Attorney General John Dawson now and then start him on the road to congress from the Sixth district. He retains his bus iness and real estate interests in Hill City and Graham county and comes here to vote. Recently one of his staunch friends asked him if he in tends to be a candidate for congress in 1914. This was his reply: 'Of course. I feel flattered at the compliment of being mentioned for con- gress by a few of my old friends in the Sixth district, but I will not be a candidate for that or any other po- disgraceful which would disqualify me from running for office again sometime, but I expect to stick closely to the law until I get rich enough to retire to my farm in Graham county and ride around in an automobile and watch my hired hands do the work.' " Dawson is mighty strong in the big ' Sixth district. Should he change his mind before the 1914 primaries. he would probably be nominated without difficulty and would make the running decidedly unppleasant for ojhn R- Connelly, the Democratic congressman from the Sixth district. SWIM TO THEIR WORK. Washington Clerks Paddle Over Po tomac In Bathing; Suits. Washington, June 23 -The newest way to go to work in Washington is to swim. This is the way they 'wcirJl it: . . . . . ... 7 leave th?lr ""."Vl a I sul and on reaching the Potomac d:ve and strike out diagonally across the river. The nearest boathouse is about a mile and on reaching it they change their bathing suits for their street clothes. After work they re pair to the boathouse. change their clothes, don their bathing suits and swim back home. The new movement was started about a week ago by young depart ment clerks, who have a camp about a mile above Washington on the Vir ginia shore and their example has been followed by several residents in tttat vicinity. THAT OLD, OLD STORY. Boy Dead Because Brother "Didn't Know It Was loaded." Goodrich. N. D., June 2 3. "Play ing robber" proved fatal to six-year-old Howard Diggins, when his brother Raymona, aged 8, commanding him to "thrno, nr bio hand " shot him lipid with a revolver he did not know was j loaded. I WILL LOOKJNTQ IT President Wilson After Delay in White Slave Case. Resolutions Calling for Papers in Congress. All HELD UP FOR CAMINETTI Son of Federal Officer Accused of the Crime. Resignation of McNab Will Be Accepted Soon. Washington, June 23. President Wil son said today he would ask Attorney General McReynolds for a report of all the circumstances which led to the postponement of the Diggs-Camenetti white slave cases in California because of which United States Attorney Mc Nab wired his resignation. The presi dent said it appeared to him at first glance that the reason given for the postponement of the cases that the commissioner general of immigration might attend the trial of his son was a humane one. i Resolutions calling upon Attorney General McReynolds for all papers in the postponement of the Diggs-Ca-minetti white slave and the Western Fuel company cases in the federal courts of California were introduced today by Kepresentative jvann oi ai- ifornia. The resolutions are separate, the first calling for all the papers in the white slave case and the other for the papers in the fuel prosecution. ; Turkish cruiser Hamidoeh, which es- ing and empowering the interstate President Wilson already has called on j caped from the Dardanelles during the commerce commission to ascertain the Attorney General McReynolds for a j war and carried on terrible destruction ; physical value of all interstate rail statement of the reasons for the post- among the allies' ships, has, apparently j roads, the commission has appointed ponement. not heard that the war is over, and . a board of appraisers, composed of five jjavia &tarr joraan canea at ni White House and talked with' Fresi dent Wilson about the case. "I told him that Mr. McNab's statement was not well founded." said Dr. Jordan when his conference was ended. Seo'y Wilson Admits Responsibility. Secretary Wilson of the department of labor has taken full responsibility for the postponement of trial in the Diggs-Caminetti case. In a signed statement, Secretary Wilson said: "The attorney general postponed trial in the Diggs-Caminetti case solely upon my request. I am, therefore, re sponsible for the postponement. Mr. Caminetti has but recently assumed the duties of commissioner general of immigration. He has not yet fully familiarized himself with the duties of the office. He asked me for leave of absence in order that he might re turn to California to be present at the trial of his son. I insisted that he re main here until he was sufficiently acquainted with the duties of the posi tion of commissioner general to be able to properly inspect the immigra-j the office of the Home Gas com tion stations at Pacific ports when he! here last Friday evening. Miss returned to California. x. therefore, ,r - , t , . - ruggested that I would ask the attor- Wainwright was a bookkeeper for the ney general to postpone the trial of! company. She was 2d years of age. It the case until the next term of court. ! " reported that the vital organs have It is nothing unusual for the district i b sent to Baltimore for analysis, attorney of that or any other district, i Pll's n a box marked quinine which or the attorney general, to grant a I were at Miss Wamwright's side when postponement of trial in such cases, her body was found, are said to have when an immediate trial would seri-1 been another drug. They are being ously inconvenience either party. The analyzed and while the physicians and suggestion and the request came from others interested refused to confirm the me purely in the interest of the pub lic service." McXafo May Leave Service. The resignation of McNab will be accepted promptly. That was the only information from the White House on the situation. The cases are those of Maury I. Diggs and Drew C. Caminetti of San Francisco, Indicted under the white slave law; and officials of tho Western Fuel company, indicted for conspiracy to defraud the customs. Caminetti is a son of Anthony Cam inetti, recently appointed commission er general of immigration. McNab, a Republican holding over from the last siHnifnistratlnn. rharcreH that "rich and powerful influences were working to defeat the prosecution. Attorney General McReynolds was willing to say this mmh for publica tion: "There Is every intention of prosecuting all of those cases. They will be taken care of in due time by capable officials. No interest will suf fer by postponement." KANSAN FOUND DEAD Garden City Physician Slipped in Bathroom. Striking Tub. Garden City, Kan., June 23. Dr. o. I Helwig of this city, accidentally met I death in the bath room in his hospital j last night. His body was found on i the floor this morning and it is be- j lieved that he was killed by slipping i and falling against the edge or the tub. Doctor Helwig appeared in the usual health last night and went to the bath room to bathe, just before retiring at the usual hour. Nothing more was seen of him and no atten tion was given to his absence. The door of the room was found locked this morning and the physician's dead body was found on the floor when the door was forced open. The condition of the body indicated that death had resulted several hours before it was discovered. WILL GAIN IT BACK. Coburn Believes State Census Reach Old Figures. Will t.-.,..o .;n t-hic ,..,- v, mn. ulation which she lost last year, if reports received by the board of agri- J culture from 41 counties show similar conditions in all parts of the state. In 41 counties most of them the smaller counties of the state there is a gain of about 4.000 over the census enumera tion of a year ago. Complete figures will not be compiled by F. D. Coburn, secretary of the board of agriculture, until sometime in Aug- USt. rs.eports irom tne various coun- ties are coming in slowly and only a few of the large counties have been heard from. Figures thus far compiled do not include returns from either Wyan dottee, Shawnee or Sedgwick counties, although big gains are expected In each of these counties. ' Last year's census 'Showed 1.669,296 inhabitants of the state, as compared with 1.686,647 in 1911, or a loss of 17, 351. Some of the figures, both as to gains and losses as shown in the re ports thus far received include: Cherokee gain 3,274, Barber gain 294, Jackson gain 377, Labette gain 229, Mar shall gain 172, Neosho gain 640, Reno gain 981. Sumner gain 588. Leavenworth gain 212, Pratt gain 323, Sherman gain 478, Butler loss 513. Anderson loss 368, McPherson loss 316, Wilson loss 385, Wabaunsee loss 117. ? While Mr. Coburn declines to dis cuss the probable final showing on cen sus figures, yet reports received from various counties indicate that the state will probably be able to overcome the loss shown in the 1912 reports. HERO ALL IN VAIN Turkish Commander Fighting on Seas. Still Cannot Be Convinced War Is Over. That London, June 23. Bucknam Pasha, the American sailor of fortune who holds the position of rear admiral in the Turkish navy and who has been in London for some months with the Turkish peace envoys, has received a hurried call from Constantinople. He had received an intimation that his presence was highly desired at the i sublime porte because, he is the pnly i person able to adjust a rather grim j though humorous incident that has , arisen sinca peace was declared j Raour Bey, the commander of the i is continuing his program of cruising through the Mediterranean and Aeerean seas and destroying everything coming his way. It is believed inasmuch as Raour Bey is a pupil of Bucknam Pasha, and has been in America several times to study naval strategy, the pasha is the only man who can convince him that the war is really over and can persuade him to cease. Raour Bey is thoroughly American ized and speaks English with an "American accent." PROBE A GIRL'S DEATH Mysterious Drug Fottind Beside Body of Young: Bookkeeper. Salisbury, lid., June 23.. With closest secrecy, police officials are investigat ing the mysterious death of Miss Flor- ence Wainwright, who was found dead report, it is generally understood that death was not due to heart failure as at first supposed. HOT WEATHER HERE. And There Is More of the Sam on the Way. The weather today was several de grees warmer than yesterday and the forecast calls for more warm weather tonight and Tuesday, according to teunny .flora. At 2 o clock today it was 1 5 degrees warmer than this time , Sunday. The wind is blowing 12 miles an hour from the southwest. Hourly readings: 7 o'clock 6111 o'clock 82 8 o'clock 6412 o'clock 86 9 o'clock 70 1 o'clock 8 8 10 o'clock 78 2 o'clock 91 BLIND PIGS FOR GUM. Ban on Chewing Enrages Girls Chicago University. of Chicago, June 23. Co-eds at the HnlveAsuy OI .un.lcago "aay were in- ciinea to pout at a new oraer wnicn n effect places the ban on chewing gum. They don't want the gum so much, but many of them regard the order as an undue infringement of personal rights. mere was a rumor that several "blind pigs" where gum may be obtained were already in operation in co-ed dormitories. The order of the board of gover nors took the form of eliminating gum from articles sold at the univer sity book store. ALLOW R. R. COMBINES Bill in Congress to Authorize Anti Trust Violations. Washington, June 23. Represen tative Levy of New York put in a bill today to permit the interstate com merce commission, in its discretion to authorize combinations or contracts between railroads even though in vio- 'lation oi tne onerman anti-trust law. "at consideration were outweighed "fl2j?lt ,1& lTtun " would permit pooling. Broken Bolt Causes Wreck. Rochester, June 23. All of the 60 persons injured in the wreck of a Pennsylvania excursion train yester day at Cuylerville are recovering rap idly today. The conductor and en gineer of the wrecked train report the wreck was caused by a broken bolt on the tender of the engine which let down the trucks and resulted in derailment. VALUE 15JILU0N Mammoth Figures on Railway Property in U. S. Appraisal of Roads Will Be a Big Task. KANSAS PLANS ASSISTANCE State Co-Operates in Accord, ance With Outline. Country Divided Into Five Dis tricts for Work. Jefferson City, June 23. John M. Atkinson, chairman of the state utility commission, says the valuation of the railroad property of the United States now is estimated at 15 billion dollars. He has returned home after attending a conference between President Wilson, the interstate commerce commission and representatives from the boards of railroad commissioners of the various state, the object being to carry into effect a recent act of congress which provides for valuation of all railroad property in the United States under ar rangements to be promulgated by the j interstate commerce commission, with j thM IinU-nTed Missouri, ! iowa, Kansas. Oklahoma, North Da- kota, South Dakota and Minnesota in the conference. Concerning the result of the conference, Mr. Atkinson gave j out the following statement today : j "In accordance with the provisions i of the act passed by congress authoriz expert engineers, who are now engaged in making the preliminary plans for this stupendous task of appraising the national railroads. Country in Five Districts. "The commission has divided the United States into five districts and will have each district under the super vision of one engineer. Commissioner Prouty of the interstate commerce commission has been assigned the direct supervision of the appraisal work. "All the railroads of the United States already have perfected an or ganization relative to the appraisal work to be done by the interstate commerce commission. The United States has been divided into three dis tricts with three expert railroad engi neers selected from each district. The railroads have also selected three at torneys and three experts on real es tate values to co-operate with the nine engineers to look after the appraisal work from the standpoint of the rail roads. The valuation of the railroads of the United States is estimated at 15 billion dollars." Kansas Offers Her Services. ' The states of Missouri, Iowa, 'Min nesota. North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma have perfected an organization to see that the value of the railroads in their re spective states is ascertained fairly from the standpoint of the public. "Just when the work will begin in Missouri, I cannot say, but I believe it will begin in the course of a very few months. "By our state commission co-operating with the interstate commerce com mission we will save the enormous ex pense which would fall upon the com missions to make the appraisal of the railroads of this state independent of the interstate commerce commission." WHEW! HEAT COMING! Real Summertime for This Week Is Official Promise. Washington, June 23. Real summer time weather during this week was promised over the country by the weather bureau. Temperatures above the seasonable average were predicted for the southern states, the great cen tral valleys and the plains states and normal temperatures for the middle Atlantic and New England states, the region of the Great Lakes and the Pacific slope. "A reaction from the prevailing mod erate temperature to seasonably warm weather will set in over the rorlnn nf the Great Lakes, the Ohio valley and ! the middle Atlantic and New England states by Wednesday," the weekly bul letin said. NATIONAL TURNFEST. German Athletes Meet at Denver Kansans There. Denver, June 23. "Gut Heil Zum Turnfeste." blazoned from many build ings and electric lights and uttered by thousands of lips greeted the van guard of the athletes and participants in the city for the first annual festivity of the North American turnerbund bundes turnfest when they arrived here this morning. Thirteen turnvereins reach Denver today and all were met at the union station by great and cheering delegations from the turn vereins of Colorado. Among them were those from Marys ville, Kansas. Madison, Wisconsin, Fort Wayne, St. Louis. The St. Joseph, Missouri delegation arriver yesterday. Receptions at hotels w,ere held this morning. . FRISCO NEAR VICTORY. Twelve Year Water Fight Sees First Light of Day. Washington, June 23. The twelve year fight of San Francisco for a water supply from the Sierra Nevadas may be won soon if the plans of the house public lands committee are car ried out. The 75,000,000 project, which the San Francisco officials now here claim to be vital to the present and future welfare of the city con- templates a lake three miles long and a half a mile wide in the picturesque Hetch-Hetchy basin in the Yosemite national reserve. The right of way would include 14 miles of high pres sure tunnel with a daily capacity of 400 million gallons to supply San Francisco and the San Francisco pen insula. Berkley, Alameda and adja cent sections. Chairman Ferris and others of the house public lands committee favor the project. Interior department and forestry reserve officials are on rec ord for the plan and San Francisco is ready to begin work at the moment of authorization by law. OPENS FLOOD WAR Pinchot Plan for High Water Prevention In Congress. River Power Included in Na tional Rivers Idea. Washington, June 23. Gifford Pinchot's plan for a national river commission was introduced in congress today by Representative Temple of Pennsylvania as a Progressive party measure. Senators, representatives, governors, heads of waterways Improvement and conservation organizations and various government officials would compose It, all serving without pay. Flood prevention, stream pollution, water power and like subjects would be taken up. WHY PINK STOCKINGS French Cannot Understand Mysteries of English Court Dress. Paris. June 23. The visit of President Poincare to England is confronting many members of his official staff with the mysteries of the English court reg ulations as to dress. The subject is be ing discussed with some mystification in the French press, and one func tionary who will travel with the presi dent says: "I am told that I must pro vide myself with knee breeches to wear at court, and in addition black silk stockings. So far I understand the reg ulations perfectly, but then I am told I must provide myself with pink silk stockings to wear underneath the black ones. I have tried everywhere, but I have been unable to obtain them. I have at last been advised to go to a theatrical costumer's for them. What I cannot understand is why pink silk stockings are wanted at all." The object of the court regulations that two pairs of silk stockings must be worn with knee breeches is to pre vent the flesh being seen through the thin black material. President Raymond Poincare is to pay his first official visit since election. He is to pass four days in London. Elaborate arrangements have been made for his reception by the king, the government and municipality. Premier Louis Barthou ana nearly an tne cabinet were at the station today to bid the president farewell. Three ministers accompanied him to Cherboug. At that port President Poincare, accom panied by Stephen Pichone, minister for foreign affairs, will embark on the battleship Courbet for Portsmouth. WRECK INJURES FIFTY. District Attorney Has Trouble in Gath ering Evidence on Cause. Rochester, N. Y., June 23. Fifty per sons were injured, some of them seri ously, when a Pennsylvania railroad ex cursion train was derailed near Ster ling station Sunday morning. While the train was running at about 40 miles an hour, three of the five coaches left the track, rolling down an embankment- As it rounded a curve the smoking car left the track, followed by all but two railroad coach es. The locomotive also re mained on the track, breaking away from the train after dragging the coaches about 200 feet. Practically all the injured were resi dents of this city. It is not believed any of them is fatally hurt. It was said that District Attorney Frank K. Cook was refused permis sion to examine the wreck when he ar rived at the scene. Mr. Cook said he believed bad ties were directly responsible for the wreck. After the district attorney had re turned home he was informed that rail road men were going to burn the ties for a hundred yards on both sides of the wreck. Mr. Cook, accompanied by Sheriff Acond, rushed back to the wreck. They found that the ties had been thrown together in an adjoining field, but a railroad man said this was done to get them out of the way. Sheriff Acond demanded that the officials re frain from burning any ties or cars. BIG STRIKE IN K. C. Industrial Council Unions Vote on Walkout Soon. Kansas City, June 23. A general strike of all unions connected with the industrial council may be called here next Friday. Heads of all of the un ions in Kansas City will meet next Wednesday evening to vote on the re quest of the building trade council that a general strike be called. If the vote carries action will be taken Friday night and 15,000 men comprising the 117 locals here will stop work within the next two weeks. About 600 members of the building trade organization are out of work here due to a lockout. IJghtning Starts Fire. Garnett, Kan., June 23. In a storm last night in which about one inch of rain fell, a large barn of Allen Mans field, In the west part of town, was struck by lightning and burned to the ground with all the contents, except two horses and one buggy, which were taken out. The loss to Mr. Mansfield is estimated at $1,200. Weather Forecast for Kansas. Fair tonight and Tuesday; warmer tonight. HE GOESJJ PERSON j President Wilson Appeared Be- for Congress Today. Delivers Second Message of His Administration. ASKS FOR A CURRENCY SYSTEM Country Is Demanding Jfew Methods, He Says. Most Break Up Concentration of Monetary Resources. Washington, June 23. Bearing a per sonal plea for immediate action by congress to revise the banking and currency laws, that business may be aided in meeting tariff revision. Presi dent Wilson for the second time went to the house of representatives today and personally read his address on the subject to both houses of congress assembled in Joint session. Although shorn of some of the novel ty that attended his first appearance when he upset presidential traditions of more than a century, today's visit ' of the president to congress took on a deeper significance. On his first visit . he delivered a message long anticipa ted urging the carrying out of the par ty's pledges for Immediate revision o the tariff. His address today was an appeal to every member of the house and senate, ' to lay aside personal considerations and sacrifice comfort and even health If necessary to obtain at once a revision and reform of the nation's banking system. Only this way. he declared, could the country secure the benefits of the tariff revision soon to be com pleted. "It4 is perfectly clear that It is our duty to supply the new banking and currency system the country needs, and that it will Immediately need it more than ever," said President Wilson. "Shall we hasten to change our tariff laws, and then be laggards about mak ing it possible and easy for the country to take advantage of the change? There can be only one answer to that question. We must act now, at what ever sacrifice to ourselves." The vigor of his short message held rigid attention of his large audience throughout its delivery. As on his first appearance before congress the chamber was filled with senators and representatives, galleries were crowd ed with men and women from the offi cial set, and corridors about the gal lery doors, were Jammed with those -unable to gain entrance. The president gave no direct endorse-' ment to the Glass currency bill which is to form the bais for the Democratic revision of the banking laws, but in indirect language made it known that it had been prepared with his counsel and approval. The committees of con gress to which legislation of this char acter is referred have devoted careful and dispassionate study to the means of accomplishing those objects," he said in conclusiion. "They have honored me by consulting me. They are ready to suggest actions." Mrs. Wilson in Gallery. There were many absentees among the house members and whole rows of seats in the rear were empty. Mrs. Wilson and two of the president's daughters with a party of friends, sat in the executive gallery, and a goodly sprinkling of diplomats were in tha diplomatic gallery. President Wilson motored to th capitol through a steady downpour of rain, accompanied only by Secretary Tumulty and a secret service man. Just before 1 o'clock the house door keeper entered the chamber and shouted: "The president of the United States." Galleries and the floor arose as th president walked in front of tha speaker's lobby and with a nod to tha speaker, and the vice president mount ed the steps to the clerk's desk. "I present to the Sixty-third con gress the president of the United States." announced Speaker Clark. Addressing first the two presiding officers, the president turned to the desk and in a low even voice that pen etrated clearly every part of tha room, began reading his address. Not a stir from the audience interrupted. At 1:10 o'clock the president finish ed his reading and left the chamber. It had taken the president a little mora than nine minutes to read his address and its conclusion was greeted by ap plause. As the president departed ha shook hands with Speaker Clark and Vice President Marshall. The presi dent dismissed the Joint session and the senators returned to their own chamber. The house adjourned at 1:11 p. m. until 12 o'clock Tuesday. President Wilson's Address. Mr. Speaker. Mr. President,, Gentle men of the Congress: It is under the compulsion of what seems to me a clear and imperative duty that I have a second time this session sought the privilege of address ing you in person. I know, of course, that the heated season of the year is upon you, that work in these cham- Continued on Page Two.) . 4. TODAY'S GAMES. Western. Topeka at Sioux City, clear. Lincoln at Des Moines, cloudy. Denver at St. Joseph, cloudy. Wichita at Omaha, clear. National. Chicago at St. Louis, cloudy. Pittsburg at Cincinnati, rain. Philadelphia at Boston, clear. Brooklyn at New York, (2) clear. American. St. Louis at Chicago, (2) clear. New York at Washington, rain. Boston at Philadelphia, cloudy. Association. Minneapolis at Columbus, cloudy. St. Paul at Indianapolis, rain. Kansas City at Toledo, clear. Milwaukee at Louisville, rain.