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Ill WEATHER TODAY. "j 4 4 rd fT 4 M ' j
Jj wThursdny; Friday probably fa,r. Sk N, 3 ji I A) IiAA nrfA BEAUTY
1 O Jl f& H H Si M F O J T I Ollil - I
m Commander of Adrianople
Gets Fresh Supply of Prel
im : visions and Fort Is Bom-
; barded in Vain.
rwj Montenegrins and Servians
'K Unable to Capture Scutari
Sj! by Assault; Much SufTer-
vgja ing Due to Weather.
Ct ,
Ik'a T ONDON, Feb. 26 The operations
I of the live armies engaged in the
fji j j Balkan war have been brought
practically to a standstill b' the
wintry weather. Snowstorms arc frc
quent aud the roads arc in a deplorable
cum state.
1 The daily official dispatches, upon
.' -which the world is now compelled to
-I'tii rcb' fr news from tho theater of war,
'tb repeat the stereotyped statement
lewi "nothing of importance has occurred."
, A dispatch from Constantinople to
Iak' day records that there had been
itji.i skirmishing on the front of the Tcha
talja lines by Turkish volunteers who
viJr ,;'a'In navc me' son,e successes.
j J These must have been of a minor na-
bill'S turc, as the Bulgarians earlier in the
week were said to have withdrawn
Ej further to the westward. Bonds in that
loitt neighborhood arc so bad that the
tkijj irausport columns found it diflicult to
Bhlri1 keep tho troops at the front supplied
ttyj with provisions and ammunition.
Dm ' .
Assaults Ineffective.
t fa i The news from tho neighborhood ot!
Jt Adriniioplo is conflicting. Tho Uul-
"' rian war department says only dcsul-
n: lory flhtiu jr has been in progress, but
Otjk a dispatch from a French eorrcspond-
llh" CU ,I19'C no 151 to" sa3's hak siueu
jj-.j .February tho Bulgarians have been
ite : delivering desperate but ineffective as
;t;&! saults on the fortress and bombarding
''TsS cruelly and fruitlessly. Tho corre
sttjiaf spondent confirms tho report, sent to the
,, jjjj 'Turkish war office by Shukri Pasha, tho
itul t4 military commander of Adrianople, that
S'j he LaB succeeded in getting a fresh
sof '"PP'y of provisions.
At Bulair tho Bulgarian and Turkish
jtM6 armies are entrenched, patiently await
ing a break in tho weather.
Tho ouly heavy fighting, except at
"ALTY "auoPl- since the war was resumed
i'rriui' has takeu place around Scutari, whero
yUll- (he Montenegrin army, now assisted by
refill- .crv'an troops, agaiu has failed in try-
ijlei -ing to take the fortress.
fe' Forts Hold Out.
11iS' Montenegrins arc most anxious
ffot ,'to ca))turo tho fortroas, as Russia has
,Rrccd to the Austrian demand that
e rti il shoilltl bc included in the future Al
iJCA1 Lilian state. "With tho town once in
jjV! Possession, King Nicholas believes
Lbe B" P18 his brother Slavs would insist on
IjflS-8 retention by Montenegro.
ho Greek army uccms to tho idle at
!(iman,ua' u oecasiuftl report comes
ortiB' through of a movement by Turkish
--",?! troops in Macedonia, showing that the'
'AnH-aro not entirely disposed of thcro, while
, V0B 1h fRi,ure of the Greeks to take Ja-
Jj' 0103! which is their objective, is re
ngHtiled as another indication that thcro
itr?S- a lot of fiKht left in tho Ottomans
at part of the country.
nfl''- e Greek fleet now ha3 extended
tem' olo1a3e of tho Albanian coast at
, 'uM ;v.as,Purazzo in order to stop tho rc
'StfwS ,a,lhnK o iho Turka in Scutari and
'J"rfV ffd.onia. This action may give riso
t Sections by Italy and Austria on
rtpSiS;j K0 that tho bockado is hieffoc
r ! iB'ASlnNGTON' Fob 26, Tho deIaTt'
"ntfiMn nt f J,1Btlco IiaM resumed Its invos
?V SSn ntl0" 0f the Alncrlcan Smeltlnff ami
,n,nt' cnipany, to detormlno whether
:Z il a "KmoUIP truBL" in vlolaUon of
Sm& R 8hnrman nntl-trust law.
X RefPontlin5 to a houao resolution a
jf tytm J?? ag0 Attorney General Wickeraliam
?&W! to thero wus no cv,dcnce at that limn
' JwM' h ro8a6B!jlon of the government wnrrant
lS prosr't!on. but added that It wa
Jjcmpatlblo with the public Interest to
We'alBi' ih e Wnat furtller steps to ascertain
fefJUr 7? faotB mlff't be taken. Othor pressing
"if'.S- aCl lnvcstt5atlons held the matter in
QManCe for a while. The resumed In
Smf.m n .ry nuH l)een in proreas for Homo time.
'm ciwi'VC,Op0' ,)Ut Prol,ably will not be con-ntrl-
ltlic present adniiniulrj.tlon.
IW.! Washington, Feb. 27 Tho sen-
flH after a lon' and turbulont session,
jB'oM80'1 thc publ5c buildings bill at 3:50
iifiSBv(iiC, thi" morning and adiournod un
10 a' today.
Upper picture is Captain
John J. Roberts, successor to
Captain John Hempel, shown
below, who was yesterday
iismissecl from the local "police
force, after 20 years service.
Senior Captain of Police
Force Prefers Dismissal to
Voluntary Resignation.
Lacking but one day of twenty years
of continuous service as a member of
tho polico force. Senior Captain John
Hempel will -today be dismissed from
his post by the cit' commission on the
recommendation of Chief B. V. Grant.
Junior Captain John J. Roberts will
probably bo advanced lo Captain Henv
pel's place and First Sergeant limil
Johnson is slated for the post of ,7unior
captain. Tho order of succession among
tho sergeants is said to have not yot
been determined, but it. is believed that
a member of the present plain clothes
force will be advanced to a sorgeantcy.
"For 'the good of tho service" will
bc tho reason which will bc as&igncd in
the letter of Chief Grant- to the city
commission, recommending Captain
Hempel ;s dismissal. It is understood,
howovor, that tho officer was given an
opportunity to resign as an alternative
to dismissal but ho refused to take such
Both Mayor Samuel C Park and
Chief Grant expressed surpriso when
asked about. Captain Hempel 's dismis
sal. ' While both admitted that tho ac
tion had beeu talton, neither would
mako a statement.
Under the regulations of tho police
department tho chiof has the power, to
dismiss any officer, but bucu action
must bo concurred in by tho city com
missioners. .
Captain Hompol was appointed senior
captain of police on Fobruary 13, 1012,
at a salary of $1620.
Unable to Pay Rent Milwaukee
Family Is Driven Out Into
Blinding Storm.
anLWAUKEE, Wis., Feb. 26. Mrs.
Lucy Wood, aged 32, is reported dy
ing today in the county hospital as the
result of attempting to save her four
children from being frozen to death
after all wore ejected from their throo
room homo late last night for failure to
pay the ront.
Driven out m a blinding Btorm, tho
family of four Hinall children and
mother sought refuge in an alley. For
hours the mother stood with tho chil
dren, scantily clad, beneath her skirts.
. poor commissioner found them and
the woman wna taken to a hospital in
a sorious condition, while tho childron
wore removed to an orphans' home.
Special to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 26. Gen era I 13. A.
Wedgwood and Cuthbert Ia Olson liave
been appoint by tbo inaugural commit
tee U3 Utah aides to the bTand marshal.
Sends Special Message to
Congress Pointing Out Ad
vantages to Be Derived
Under System.
Reduction of the Salary Roll
Is Advocated and Elimina
tion of Much of Waste
WASHINGTON. Feb. 26. Prcsi
dent Taft today sent to con
gress his much discussed
"budget" message. He rec
ommended tho adoption of a budget
system of relating proposed expendi
tures to expected revenues, and de
clared that congress would be greatly
"benefited by having before it such a
statement before it began thc annual
grind upon appropriation bills. The
United States, thc president wrote,
was the only great nation in thc world
which did not use the budget, system,
and in consequence it ''may bc said tf
bc without plnn. or programme." Ho
indicated that owing to the late day at
which he was able to transmit his mes
sage, ho expected little legislation on
tho topic from the present congress.
The president took full responsibility
for thc mcssago upon himself. Connresa
In thc last sundry civil bill directed tho
secretary of tho treasury to submit esti
mates hereafter In the old way. Mr.
Taft pointed out, however, that be had
directed tho secretary of tho treasury
to agroo with Iho directions of congress
and alHO o send to him information for
a budget message. lie referred congress
also to tho portion of tho constitution
which requires him from time to time to
recommend such measures as he shall
deem necessary and expedient.
Points Out Advantages.
Some of the advantages of the budgot
system, as pointed out by tho president,
A means of locating responsibility for
estimates in leceping with revenues.
A means of allowing congress to sec
how much gross it will have to spend be
fore it begins appropriating for each de
partment or detail of government ma
chinery. Because it would furnish congress and
tho public with ready reference to re
ports and detailed records of account.
Because it would produce an adequate
organization for assembling and classify
ing information, to bo used In telling Iho
country what has been dono and of the
government's future needs.
To aid In working 'with a well defined
purpose in many bureaus hitherto organ
ized, but directed under aa inconsistent
and ill donned program. .
To cancel the nation's debt, through a
sinking fund, and to eliminate the deficit,
which is slowly growing.
To carry out tho budget plan, to re
duce tho deficit and the fixed charges
against thc government, the president
Sinking Fund Commission.
To create a sinking fund commission to
consist of tho chairman of thc flnanco
committee of the senato, the chairman
of tho house ways and means committee,
the attorney general and tho secretary
of the treasury, with tho comptroller of
the treasury as annual auditor of tho
sinking fund account. Legislation which
would wipe out the national debt in
twenty years after July 1. 19H: congress
should sot aside ?15.000,00O annually for
that purpose. That would ho S15.000.00C
a year less than tbo present amount re
quired by law. That fund should bc in
vested in 3 per cent government bonds
and in twonty years tho $1,100,000,000
debt, tho president euys, would bo re
tired. The adoption of a definite theory Is
recommended for future .proposnla for In
ternal Improvements so that such Im
provements would bo In accord with a
well thought out plan. In that connec
tion tho president suggested tho saving of
the ront paid in Washington for buildings
used by thc government through the con
struction of now buildings to cont about
5100,000,000. to bo paid for through a
period of twenty years.
Saving in Salaries.
"Brlclly stated," wrote tho President,
"my suggestion is that the government
first plan for Ita land purchases', buildings
and public works4 then borrow money to
acquire and to construct them, propor
tioning the cost over a period of twenty
yea.ru, and making tho bonds issued to
meet the cost payable out of an adequate
sinking fund."
Of a reduction of the salary roll of thc
government, amounting to about $6,500,
000 annually, two-thirds, tho president
declared, would be saved by adopting his
schomo to classify what are now presi
dential appointments Almost $5,000,000
annually could bc kept In government
(ContiiWucd on Pago Two.)
Naval Bill Passes After Bitter
Debate, Accompanied by
Scenes of Disorder Un- ,
.usual in Recent Years.
Representative Murray of
Massachusetts Is Thrown
Down Steps and Dragged
Toward Seat.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 213. After
four days of debate accom
panied at times by scenes of
disorder seldom witnessed at
the capitol, thc house tonight passed
the naval appropriation, carrying ap
proximately $1:58,000,000 and authoriz
ing the construction of one battleship,
six torpedo-boat destroyers and four
submarines. An amendment to provide
for ono battleship instead of two as
recommended by the committee, was
carried by a voto of 17-1 to 156.
An amendment offered by "Represen
tative Calder of New York and adopted
requires that the bnttlo&hip shall be
constructed in a government navy yard.
As reported by thc committee thc bill
carried appropriations aggregating
$14(5,000,000 and provided for two bat
tleships, a transport and a supply ship.
Sustained by Chair.
Points of order by Representative
Sisson of Mississippi, in thc committee
of the whole, struck out thc transport
and supply ship, 'Representative Alex
ander of Missouri, the chairman, hold
ing there was no authority for thc ap
propriations because no vessels of this
type ever had been authorized before.
Until today the "big navy'-' men,
headed b' "Representative Hobson of
Alabama uud Representative Aycrs of
New York, had boon confident that the
two-battleship programme would go
through and the result was b' no means
certain until tho final roll call on the
Democratic Leader Underwood spoke
for one battleship, and when the voto
on thc amendment came, 1IU Democrats
voted for the amendment and only llfty
four against it. Of the Republicans. 102
voted against thc amendment and twenty-eight
for It.
Says Bill Will Return.
Thcro was mo roll call on the passage
of thc bill ns amended, but Representa
tive Roddenberry of Georgia held up the
vote long enough to predict that the sen
ate would send thc measure back with
the provision for two battleships Inserted.
While the amendment for one battle
ship, which was offered by Representa
tive Trlbble of Georgia, was pending,
Representative Hobson Introduced
amendments to authorize four battle
ships, threo battleships, and one battle
ship and a dreadnought crulsor. Each
proposition was loBt by an overwhelm
ing vote.
Throughout the consideration of the
bill thero were heated exchanges between
members and frequent disorder. The cli
max enme today, when Representative
Murray of Massachusetts, standing be
fore the speaker's table, demanding rec
ognition by the chairman, was thrown
bodily down four steps and dragged
toward his seat by an assistant sergeant-at-arme.
Murray's Purpose.
Mr. Murray demanded recognition to
make a parliamentary point of order
against two members having the same
views acting as tellers on a onc-battle-shlp
Representative Alexander of Missouri,
presiding over the house, repeatedly or
dered Mr. Murray to thc floor and llnally
by Ills direction Mr. Murray was forcibly
removed from tho rostrum by a deputy
Speaker Clark took the chair and order
was restored.
Senate Passes House Measure
Creating the Department
of Labor.
WASHINGTON". Feb. "6. The bill to
create a department of labor, with a
cabinet ofllccr at Its head, pasxed the
senate today after less than an hour's
consideration, The measure had previ
ously pas-sed the house, but amendments
In tho senate will require Its perfection
In conference before it is presented to
President Taft.
Thc tlllbustor carried on against thc
bill Inst night by Senators Guggenheim
and Gronna was not resumed today.
One amendment would put the now
children's bureau umlor tho direction of
tho Hecretary of labor. Tho division of
Immigration and naturalization would
bo separated Into two bureaus and the
present bureau of labor would be known
ui the bureau of labor Btutimics, The
dlvlnUm of information of the present
department of commerce and Inbor also
would go into thc now department.
Prodigy Amazes Experts
Girl Mind-reading Marvel
Places for Bryan, McAdoo,
Daniels and Burleson Said
to Be Assured.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2G. The' cabinet
situation, which assu'mod dcflnlteness
last night, was not materially changed by
today's developments, which served only
to confirm thc finality of the selections :
of Messrs. Bryan. McAdoo, Daniels ami
Burleson, and to disclose the steps by
which other namos had been eliminated
from consideration.
It became known that Representative
A. Mitchell Palmer of Pennsylvania had
been offered the portfolio of war and h:id
refused it. basing his decision on the
fact that he was a Quaker, whose ante
cedents did not comport with the direc
tion of that department.
It also was disclosed that Mayor Baker
of Cleveland had been offered a cabinet
position and had declined it because of
public lutcrosts, and that TCdgar If. Kar
rar of Now Orleans, former president of
the American Bar association, was being
considered In connection with the attor
ney generalship.
The men who will (111 tho remaining
cabinet places, Including tho attorney
scneralshlp, secretary of the interior,
secretary of commerce and labor, and
secretary of agriculture arc said to have
been decided on, but the place each Is
to occupy still remains open to change
It is probable also that tho position of
secretary of labor will be created within
the next few days, so that Mr, Wilson
will have an additional cabinet place to
fill. The personnel of these remaining
places has not been disclosed ax yet.
Thc Held for theso positions was nar
rowed today when it became known that
there would be no holdovers from the
present cahlnct and that no names other
than that of Mr. Burleson would bo
chosen from tho membership of tho sen
ate or house of representatives.'
Gossip was active today concerning the
choice of Louis D. ltrandels of Boston for
a cabinet position. His name was con
nected with the filling of the post or sec
retary of the department of commerce
and fabor.
Chief Intercut In the cabinet situation
in Washington tonight centered about
the attorney generalship and a report was
circulated that James C. McReynnlds of
Now York Is foremost among those un
der consideration for tho place by President-elect
Wilson. Mr. McReynolds's
name wus coupled as a probability for
this portfolio with that of Karrar.
Men high In Democratic councils de
clared that MoReynolds and Farrar had
'been under consideration, for some time,
but that late developments seemed to
point to thc selcotlon of thc former, who
was assistant nttornoy general In 1903
I0" and long hna been specially retained
by tho United States In trust prosecu
tions. Though a Democrat, McHeynoIds was
engaged to prosecute the government's
suit "against tho tobacco trust. Ho also
had churgo of the prosecution of the gov
ernment's suit against the hard coal trust
and carried thc case through the su
premo court.
Mr McRcynolds Is a native of Kentucky.
Professors Munsterberg and
Hyslop Marvel at Revela
tions Made by Girl.
By International News Service.
BOSTON, Feb. 13culah Miller,
tho child psychic wonder of
Warren, 11. L., continues to bc
a source of amazement to thc
psychological experts. Professor Hugo
lunsterbcrg, head of tho Harvard de
partment, of psychology, and 1'rofessor
James Hyslop, president of tho Ameri
can Society for Psychological Research,
selected by tho late Professor .Tames
as the recipient of his proposed mes
sages from tho dead, have both visited
the child.
They have conducted investigations
and tests, and Professor runstorberg's
description of those and an analysis of
the case are now under consideration
by the' experts' in the Harvard depart
ment of psychology.
Girl Only 10 Years Old.
Bculah Miller, 10 years old, has
startled the country with her strange
powers of mind-reading, and has
brought thc greatest experts on psy
chology to her. feet in the humble home
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. David
Miller. Attracted by tho wonderful
stories of the child's telepathic
gifts, tho International News Ser
vice has had its own investiga
tion made and aflidavits before a
notary' public, filed in the town hall
at Warren. These affidavits are signed
by Benlnh's pustor. the licv. H. W.
Wctjen, of the Baptist church of War
ren; Mrs. Wot.jen, Mrs. Mary Rask of
Brooklyn, N. Y-, and Judge Charles B.
Mason, town clerk and judge of the
probate court at Warren for the past
twenty-seven yoars.
Munsterberg Interested.
Professor Munsterberg has confirmed
his visit. He went down to the girl's
homo and interviewed her mother and
sister, and then examined tho child
herself. JIo makes thc following state
in out:
It is not a thing I care to talk
about. It is true that. I was down
there. T made tests according-to my
custom when interesting psycholog
ical cases arise. I examined the
girl carefully to sec whether any
unusual phenomena were to bo
found. 1 made tho necessary tests
in Iho case, of course, and tho data
is being oxamiuod in our labora
tories. I must decline to make any
statement as to tho outcome at
Tho child may bo brought to Cam
bridge for an extensive- examina
tion in tho examination room of tho
psychological department, Emerson
hall, Harvard. But should her parents
(Continued on Page Two.)
Cm CfliltT I
Outcome Was Never in
Doubt, Because Huerta
and Diaz Had Agreed fl
to Overthrow Madero,
Is Allegation; .3000 H
Killed, 11,000 Wound-
ed, Needless.
Federal Troops Who
Were in Conspiracy
With the Rebels Kept H
Out. of Harm's Way,
Avers Special Corre
spondent. Special Cable to The Tribune.
i arEXLCO CJ.TY, Feb. 2b. Thc ten
V days' artillery battle in Mox
y ico City, with its tremendous
loss of life, was a prearranged
combat. Tho outcomo was never in fl
The battle was necessary only that
thc traitorous ambitions of one man
might bc satisfied. There wus no
thought for its terrible consequences.
More than 3000 lives were stamped
out and 1,000 persons wounded need-
That those ten bloody dnys of shriek
iifg shell and death came as thc over
whelming climax of a drama of amnz
ing Ircachery in which General ifucrta,
in secret Icaguo with Felix: Diaz, of
fered up his chief. Francisco J. Madero,
as thc sacrilice, first became known to-
On thc authority of one of tho priu
cipal revolutionary leaders whose name
obviously cannot bo told here, all dur
ing thc battle General Huerta and lien
cral Diaz were in comploto nccord, as
wore the federal soldiers in and out of
tho arsenal.
Sent Into Death Traps.
Huerta, in complianco with carefully
considered plans, never sent regular" fl
troops against Diaz, but ordered into fl
tho thickest of the fray tho irregular
forces, whose loyalty to Madero was
This way Huerta was ablo to play
thc war gamo successfully and at iho
same time to conveniently dispose of (H
the only troops upon whom Madero
could depend.
They wore rushed into impossible
charges that Diaz might kill them and
thus weaken Madero.
These statements of this revolution
ary leader aro borne out by the hos
pital statistics which show that pro
portionnlcly fourteen volunteers and ru
rales were killed during the fighting to
every ono federal soldier killed.
This conspiracy was hatched by jH
Huerta and Diaz last year whon Huorta
was in command of a campaign against
Orozco. However, Huerta kept delay
ing tho final coup and thc younger clo
incut of his officers forced tho issuo
without his knowledge. jH
Huerta Is Suspected.
When Huerta was Informed that tha
time had come to strike he was about to
join tho Impatient officers. But loyal
Irregulars sent by Madero surrounded
him. Thereafter Madero kept Huerta by
his side, rendering desertion Impossible.
However, every day Muerta's aides, IH
Major Mans and Captain Hovllla, con
ferred with Diaz In tho arsenal and
planned fako movomcnts to fool Ma-
Ono of Mudcro's artillery commanders
was also In the conspiracy. This officer IH
dlsndjustcd thc sights on the guns of tho
loyal artillery in order that tho fire sup- jH
posed ly directed Into thc Diaz ranks and J
at the arsenal should not bo accurate. jH
This misdirected artillery fire seems IH
to account for the hundreds of Bhells IH
that went flying off at tangents from
thc enemy's position, wrecking public
buildings and homes and killing scorch
of persons outside thc danger zone. H
It will bo recalled that during the bom- jH
burdmenl tho International Xewa Ser-
vice correspondent remarked tho seem- H
lug disregard of thc federal gunners tor
thc Diaz position.
Diaz Not in the Fight.
Dlnz and General Mondrugon, his sec
ond In command, were not allowed to
leave the arsenal during thc lighting lest
they be killed.
And in spite of his understanding with
Huerta, Dluz was wary, having profited
by his experience at Vera Crus when
(Continued ou Page Two.)

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