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Washington; d. c Sunday, .September i. i?i2.hforty-six pages abd kaqazise.
Wilson Prepares Labor Speech;
Roosevelt Tears Over Vermont;
G.O. P. Issues Campaign Book
WHERE'S THIS TRACK! v
London. Aug. 31. Frauelln Bul
ford. daughter of the famous
Jockey, has secured a license from
the Jockey Club, of Budapest, and
nlli at once begin her career as a
HE'S AfNATURE FAKER!
Hammond, Ind., Aug. IL Charles
Anderson, a farmer living near '
here, says that since Joining the
Bull Mocse party one of his cows
has given birth to a two-headed
calf and his hens lay twice a day.
HE TOLD TRUTH
Standard Oil Magnate Gins
Lis to Loeb in Interview
HAS PROOF OF HIS STORY
U. S. LEGATION,
2 MARINES DEAD
Report from Panama Tells of
Serious Engagement in the
Nicaraguan .Capital. .
MANAGUA FACES A FAMINE
Gunboat Vicksburg Missing 'and
Navy Department Officials
Fanaina, Autr. 31. Tito Ameri
can marines lure been killed de
femllnir the American legation In
Mnnaeaa, capital or Mraragon,
from rebel attack, nccordluc to re
liable Information received here to
da. Managua. Aug 31. By courier to Co
rlnto This city Is In danger of famine,
as all communication with the outside
world is cut off and food prices are
climbing higher eery day. At Granada
and Masaja. cities which are In the
hands of the rebels. provisions are very
scarce. Three engagements with the
rebels near Granada resulted In federal
Los Angeles. Cal . Aug. 31 A wireless
message recehed at the Marconi station
at San Pedro to-day from the comman
der of the cruiser Colorado reported his
Inability to locate the gunboat Vlcks
burg, which Is reported disabled fcome
where along the Mexican coast.
The commander also reported that he
could not get in touch with the supply
fchlp Glacier, which sailed from Ban
Diego sl-ortl after the Vicksburg left.
The Colorado reported her position as
latitude 2123 north, 'ongitude 112.1S west
at S p m. lart night. This is somewhere
rear the neighborhood where the Vickt
turg was supposed to bo
The telegram Is Interpreted -as alarming
by seafaring men along the coast.
The Vicksburg was on her way to Nica
ragua under order from the Navj- De
San Juan del Sur, Aug 3L Fhe hun
dred American marines hate left Corinto
to re-establish rail ml telegraph com-
miinlrAtlnn with Manama. All the Sta
tlons along the. line -wliT be garrlsontd
by marines and bluejackets. Commander
Warren J Terhune. of the sunbwt An
napolis, Is In charge of this work.
Government Force 'Win.
A decided advantage has been won
by the government forces In Nicaragua
bj the capture from the rebels of
large supply of ammunition, according
to dispatches to the State Department
yesterday from Minister Weltzel. This
seizure of the rebel ammunition is ex
pected to av ert Gen. Mena a threatened
attack upon Managua
The ammunition was- being sent from
Granada to 3en. Baca, at Leon, under
convoy. Government troops overtook
the convoy at El Quajabal and cap
tured all the ammunition, including SO,
COO rounds of cartridges for rapid-fire
machine guns. Besides weakening the
rebels, this capture of their ammunt
Hon will greatly strengthen the gov
ernment forces, which have not been
ov ersupplled w 1th cartridge"
The Denver has arrived at San Juan
del Sur. and landed a party of twent j -tlv e
bluejackets for the purpose of protecting
the custom-house and the cable station.
An attack upon this town has been
threatened. If the cable station fell Into
the hands of the rebels, all communica
tion with Nicaragua would be cut eft.
The Denver will remain at San Juan for
the purpose of receiving wireless mes-
rages from the ships at Corinto. and re
lating to those vessels any messages
i-ent to the American officers frpm wash
Conditions In Leon.
The Minister to Nicaragua from Salva
dor has returned to Managua from Leon.
Conditions In that city, he has reported.
are most anarchistic The rebels are in
force there, and -have possession of the
tewn. The Minister stated that when the
government troops attempted to enter
Leon a withering fire was poured forth
tpon them from every, house along the
According to his reports, when Gen.
Guron's column of federcl soldiers en
tered the city two days after the rebels
had captured It. they found the strets
deserted and every house closed. No
sooner, however, had the government
troops started their supposedly victorious
march through the city than the win
dows opened and the rebels poured a
withering fire Into the ranks of the gov
ernment troops. Scarcely a man escaped,
and those who fled were butchered In cold
blood. Baca and. other revolutionary
leaders are said to have practically no
control over the mob, which has pillaged
many stores and housese and destroyed
almost all property unavailable for imme
diate use in Leon.
The genera situation in Nicaragua has
changed little In the last two daj s. Com
mander Terhune is wording his way to
ward Managua from Corinto, repairing
the railroad and telegraph line as he
proceeds. He has 500 men with him, two
locomotives, twenty-five cars. and. all
necessary material. No opposition is
being offered by the rebels. Admiral
Southerland. commanding the American
forces, is still confident that he has -the
situation well in hand, and can cope
with It easily. Re-enforcements of KM
marines are expected at Corinto to-morrow,
when the California is due there
from Panarn- TVlth the, arrival of this
force, a detachment undoubtedly will be
dispatched into the Interior to MatSgalpa,
where the foreign colony Is believed to
be in considerable- danger.
Another -Panama Canal f
London. Aug. 31. A sensational report
that an Anglo-Trench syndicate is being
formed to construct a canal through
Central America to counteract the Pan
ama Canal difficulty over toils for non
American ships was received here to-daj
from Berlin. The origin of the Teport is
unknown, but the telegram said that it
was the principal topic of- conversation
upon the German bourse; Jt received
little credence here, as no confirmation
SALARIES ARE CUT
Veteran Employes of Census Bureau
Pind Themselves Demoted
SALARIES CHOPPED FROM
' $200 TO $300 ANNUALLY
Director Durand Says Congress
Hade No Provision for the
From pleasant anticipation of full
pockets for the Labor Day holiday, 1S5
veteran emplojes of the Censns Bureau
jesterdaj- were rudely cast into then
gloom of disappointment and despair by
the sudden announcement of the reduc
tion of their salaries from 31.200 early
to and Sl.tOO.
Announcement was made- several days
ago that salaries would be paid in ad
vance of the regular pay day, owing
to the legal holiday Intervening.
Like a bolt from a clear sky yesterday,
when the clerks made their waj to the
pay office to draw their salaries, one-
third-of the force found that, without
the slightest warning, they had been
No Intimation had been given that a
salary reduction was in order. It was
with the utmost surprise that the clerks
learned of their sudden demotion. Pro
moted two j ears ago, during the taking
of the thirteenth census, they had taken
It for irranted that their recognition had
been the result of merit In their work.
Yesterdav they were Informed that tne
promotions had been but temporary, and
that Congress had failed to provide suf
ficient funds for the maintenance of the
positions they held.
In addition to the demotions oi mux
one-third of the office force, a number
of matrons were demoted from 1720 a
ear to be charwomen at CW a jear.
Like a funeral cortege tne employes oi
the Bureau made their way from the of
fice jesterday. Those upon whom the
blow had fallen did not seem to realize
that by one sweep of the ax there had
been taken from them the few hundred
dollars a vear which they believed had
been the result of hard and wiinTr-fwork.
The others, not knowing when the of
ficial ax would strike tl.em also, couia
do nothing but sjmpathii. with their
more unfortunate fellow -w oncers.
All Old .Kmplojes.
Practically all the demoted clerks had
been In the service from the time of the
establishment of the present bureau,
twelve J ears ago At that time they had
passed rigid examinations, so difficult that
at the end of six montns tne oars nau
to be lowered to a largo extent in order
to obtain sufficient help.
Ten cars ago the force was reduced
to TOO permanent clerics, cnosen irom
among those who had made the highest
avoraeo in the earlier examinations.
Many clerks were put in the "editorial
school," and trained to the bureau work,
later graduating into financial work.
Among the classes in this school were
proofreaders, reviewers, copyholders, and
Three jears ago, in preparation for the
thirteenth census, 3,200 temporary clerks
were placed on the rolls. The older
clerks were put in charge of large
forces of the temporary clerks, and their
salaries were raised from 3900 and 31,000
to 11.200. They believed, so many stated
jesterday, that these increases were the
reward of long service 3"hey found out
jesterday that the promotions were
merely temporary, and that their work of
tars hau not gained for them the little
luxuries und comforts wnich the few
hundred extra dollars afforded them.
In addition to the 31,200 clerks, po
sitions were created at 31,500, Sl.SOO,
and 32,000. Clerks "with Influence1
weje given these positions, and they
are said to be retained at the same
figures, while their lesser hrethren
bear the brunt of the economic guillo
tine. Many of the demoted clerks stated
last night that they had been assured
by their bureau chfefs that their In
creases were permanent, and that they
need not worry. Had they been ad
vised of the coming reduction they
would not have taken It so badlj, they
declared. As it was. they were de
moted without a note of warning.
There are at present 150 vacancies'
In the Census Bureau, to be filled from
the ranks of the temporary clerks
received appointments after passing
the civil service examination.
Director Dnrand Explains
Speaking of the reductions. Director
qf the Census, E. Dana Durand. last
night stated that the clerks should
have known they were to be reduced.
"When the large temporary force was
taken on at the last" census," said Mr.
Durand, "the older clerks were placed
in charge of the new force. This en
tailed much additional work for them,
and consequently their salaries were In
creased In proportion to their work. It
was commonly known that these Increas
es were toN cease as soon as the census
"The work is done now, and Congress
failed to appropriate sufficient Tunds In
the legislative bill as adopted August
23 to continue these increases. Of course.
vve don't give notice of these things in
me newspapers, oui me cieras snouia
have known, and with a few deceptions
probably did know that their salaries
were to be reduced I am sorry that
it had to be done, but It could not be
helped. There were only a few matrons
who had their salaries cut from 3720 to
Quiet Day at Golf
Beverly, Mass, Aug. 31. Motoring over
from Boston, President Taft returned to
Beverly at SJ0 this morning for another
brief vacation. After breakfast at. Para
matta, the summer vVhlte House, he be-
looKT nimsen io me aiyopia goir units.
The President will remain here until
Tuesday morning, when he will leave for
Washington to participate in the opening
' the International Congress tat Applied
Governor to Go Into Re
J tirement To-day to Get
Ready for Address at
Buffalo on Monday.
Seagirt, N. J., Aug. 31. For the first
time since the campaign opened with the
single exception of his speech of ac
ceptance. Gov. Wilson will prepare In
advance the speech he Is to deliver be
fore the workingraen of Buffalo on Labor
Daj- and adhere to the text In Its de
livery. The Governor expects to go Into
retreat to-night and spend to-morrow at
work on the speech. He will Interrupt
the work long enough to attend the fu
neral of Col. Archibald Alexander, his
rcrsonal military aid. In Hoboken, to
morrow afternoon. The Governor leaves
New York for Buffalo at 11:35 to-morrow
nlcht It is understood that In his
Buffalo speech the Governor intends to
go more deeply Into the Issues of the
campaign and to outline his personal
A. Mitchell Palmer, the Pennsylvania
member of the Democratic Campaign
Committee, said, after observing the ef
fect of the Governor's tour through
Pennsylva'.'a on Thursday, that he pur
posed taking up with the committee the
necessity of urging the Governor
make a number: of such tours through
the doubtful States.
31cdoo'a Early Call.
Vice Chairman McAdoo was with the
Governor at S o'clock this morning, and
breakfasted with him. It Is said his
visit, was the direct result of his con
ference with the campaign committee.
At all events, after Mr. McAdoo had
left. It was announced that the Governor
would not only prepare his Labor Day
speech In advance, but that he had al
read) taken under consideration a num
ber of additional speaklrg dates. In
cluding an invitation to address the Con
servation Congress at Indianapolis on
October J. which he would probablj- ac
cept, making several speeches en route.
United States Senator Benjamin F.
Shlvely of Indiana, who Is resting here
for a few daj. was with the Governor
for a few moments this morning. He
afterward said he. believed the" candi
date would Invade Indiana.
About fifteen members of the National
Riflemen's Association and the National
Guard, who are engaged in rifle practice
here, called on the Governor shortlJ"
after noon. After the Governor had
shaken hands with the sharpshooters, he
delivered a little speech, which was re
ceived with enthusiasm. Gen. Bird
Spencer, president of the Riflemen's As
sociation and a Taft Republican, led In
the cheering. Gov. Wilson said:
"Having been neighbors, to my mind, ths
pleasantest part of welcoming joti here
is this circumstance. Comradeship in
arms U. better than an- other comrade
ship that I know of. I don't mean,
necessarily, comradeship In arms, but in
doing things not merely for j ourselves.
No man carries arms merely for himself,
but for the countrj' the community That
dignifies his association with his fellows.
We know each other best when we
know each bther In a common service."
PUT LONGFELLOW IN
Minneapolis, Minn , Aug. 31 Henry
Wadsworth Longfellow, who perpetuated
the fame of Minnehaha Falls In "Hia
watha," was sadly discredited as a stu
dent of Indian lore at last night's meet
ing of the Common Council. His songs
were laughed to scorn, and before the
Aldermen got through with him he was
fast approaching the nature-faking class.
It all started when the Council received
a petition from the Minnehaha and Na
komls Improvement Association that the
names of certain streets be dropped and
Indian names mentioned by Longfellow
be substltted. Some of the Aldermen
contended the names were not Indian.
' Truth to telL" said Alderman Good
rich. "I find that Mr. Longfellow, like
many poets, was some liar in his own
The remark w as applauded. One of
the Indian names suggested was Keewah
dln When Goodrich learned he was a
Longfellow hero, he said:
"He was nothing better than a bum."
After the poet was roasted and toasted
for a half hour the Aldermen granted
the petition. .
STREET CAR RUNS
Philip M. Knox in Emergency Ho 3
pital with Fracture of
Knocked down by a west-bound car of
the Capital Traction Company while
ciosslnglPennsylvanla Avenue at Twelfth
Street Northwest last night. Phillip M.
Knox, thlrtj--cne jears old, living at 521
Duke Street, Alexandria, Vai, and em
plojed as a mechanic at the Sewerage
Pumping -station, miraculously escaped
Instant death., when he was dragged 100
feet before the car was brought to
Knox, ejewitnesses say, was crossing
the street In company with James Rob
ertson, of lets Ninth -Street Northwest,
to board an Alexandria car for his home.
when run over.
Ji large crowd that had gathered ham
pered rescuers from extricating Knox.
He was hurried to the Emergency Hos
pital In the ambulance. Drs. Benjamin
Newhouse and Irmen succeeded In re
storing Knox to a state of consciousness.
Ernest Acton, of 1121 ,D Street North
west, and J. B. Thompson, of the South
ern Building,-' whowltnessed the acci
dent, said it was unavoidable
An automoblllst who was drivine by
at the time and who witnessed the ac
cident helped extricate Knor from under
the street car. He placed the injured
man In his machine, but the Emergency
Hospital ambulance responded promptly.
Knox received a compound fractur nf
the lowerjaw and sjveral lacerations of
the face, arms, and legs.
Striken Fire Steamship.
Antwerp, -Belgium. Aug. 3L Striklnc
dock workers '(to-day set fire to the Red
Starfllner Finland, which is tied un at
the-iuay here, but the blaze was txtln-
guisnea before It did serious damage.
This was the third attempt at arson
since the dok'c workers struck two
' months -ago. s
HOT CAMPAIGN IN
TO A CLOSE.
Only One Rally Held by Regular
Republicans Democrats Also
Windsor. VL, Aug. 31 Shortly before
midnight to-night, when Col. Theodore
Roosevelt climbed aboard the Green
Mountain Express for New York, signal
ing the end of his three-day whirlwind
tour of Vermont, he left behind him a
badly scared Republican machine. While
Roosevelt blazed a trail throughout the
State, the old-line Republican machine
sat back and smiled. But to-night It is
ill at ease.
There are 260 towns In Vermont, and
Jet this place was the scene of the only
Republican rally to-night. It was ad
dressed by United States Senator William
Pitt Dillingham and former Congressman
James E. Watson of Indiana. They
called upon the voters to stand by Taft
and the Vegular machine. Although the
town hall was crowded and there was a
lot.of cheering, there was no wild scenes
of enthusiasm such ss marked the Roose
velt rally of jesterdaj.
There Is but Sunday and a holiday be
fore the State election on Tuesday. So
far as this section of the State i is con
cerned, there is but one more rally, and
this Is on Mondaj night, when Hon.
James M. Harlan", of Illinois, and Chair
man John W. Redmond, of the Vermont
Piihllr; Service Commission, make ad
dresses. And this rally Is announced as
clambake, corn roast, and fireworks.
The rally is causing considerable com
ment, as Fletcher, the Republican candi
date 'or Governor, is a millionaire, and
any attempt to feed the people to win
votes is looked upon with suspicion here.
The Democratic campaign throughout
the State was practically ended to-night,
although rallies will be held In many
cities and towns on Labor Day. Major
Fitzgerald, of Boston, was among the
campaigners who toured the State to-daj-.
Other Democratic orators were Col
Thomas F. Dohertj. of Boston: A. P.
Carpenter, of Brattleboro, and David I.
Walsh, candidate for Lieutenant Gov
ernor In .Massachusetts.
None of the candidates for Governor
lan be elected without a ttajority of all
the votes cast- If none get more than
half of all the votes, a Governor must
be elected by the Legislature, and the
lllillUIC P M-'J ..TT-Ml-
Washington Woman Now in Balti
more Hospital May Join
EXPECTS VISIT ON MONDAY
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 31 Wavering be
tween the continuance of a life alone
with her nlne-j ear-old son. Caslmlr, and
a return to her husband. Count Joseph
d Odrovonz, with whom she says she Is
still on good terms, and who has been
urging her to return to him since, their
separation two jears ago, the Countess
lielene d Odrovonz saj s sne naa not
entirely made her decision, although she
expecting a visit from tne count on
Monday, and the daj- following hopes to
leave the hospital.
The countess has been suffering from
Iniuries she sustained in an automobile
accident about two weeks ago, and Is
n8w almost recovered. She saw her hus
band at the hospital last Sunday for the
first time since their separation, ana
saj-s that he Mas professed his Strong
desire to stand by her in an misfortunes,
and especially his willingness to testify
in her fav-tn her-,,ae of libel against
ytvvjfi paper, vne aeu
hlg for $10,000 dam-
isented her as
'.My ...I rie the moment
cea-ril said this morn
de. was angry witiri
such a runtoT, arm that everywhere all
the Polish people were excited over It
He sajs he wants to help me clear my
self and that I can count on him to aid
me We hive always corresponded since
we separated and have been good
friends, though we found that we did
not Just get along together. I do not
know whether I will return to him or
To Return to Capital.
"When I leave the hospital I will go
to some friends near Washington.
begs me to come back and live with
him, and I am considering It, but I don't
know whether I will jet or not
"I have alwajs been fond of him
knew him when I was a child in Poland
before I married my first husband. In
deed, mj- first husband took me when I
might have married him.
"I was in this country with my pa
rents when I was sixteen years old.
I am nor twenty-seven, remember, and
not thirty-five, as the papers have said,
and while the Count d'Odrovonz was
in Poland my first husband came over
here and I eloped and married htm in
New York. We had two children
Caslmlr. who Is nine, and a younger
son named Thaddeus, who is now with'
him in Poland.
"I was divorced fronumy first hus-
Dana ana later i married tne count,
who came over from Poland, and he
adopted Caslmlr. We lived together
for five years, and have been sepa
rated for two. He Is wealthy and has
an oil well in Poland, but travels in
"this country, and has given up his
title of count lie cans himself Dr.
fll to Maizara Falls and Return Sept .
Baltimore and Ohio via -Philadelphia and
scenic Lehigh Valley. Special train of
modern coaches and Pullman cars
leave Union Station 7:15 a. m. Low
rate side trln from thA FaIIh tn at
tractive resorts and liberal stopovers re
turning wunin Vfaay limit, utner ex
cursions September 30 and' October' 4.
r I VI nQ2jsssss-
Chief Bull Moose Ends
His Whirlwind Trip,
Making Many Talks,
and Leaves for Home.
Brattleboro, Vt, Aug. 3L The ag
gressive threeday campaign of Coi
Roosevelt to carry Vermont for"the Pro
gressives at next Tuesday's State elec
tion ended here to-night with a flntl
thrust at the trusts and political bosses.
In winding up his flght here the ex
Presldent made the prediction that the
Republican party will be buried out of
sight next November.
"We've shown up the alliance between
such corporations as the Standard Oil
and the Republican party," declared the
colonel, "and what we haven't exposed
ourselves Mr. Archbold and Mr. Penrose
have confessed. So you know what to
expect of the Republican partv."
The colonel came here after a 120-mlle
automobile and train ride, leaving St
Johnsberry immediately after breakfast
In the three days of campaigning he
covered nearly 400 miles. In a motor car,
stopping at twenty-seven villages and
cities, and hurling maledictions against
Standard Oil and the bosses before ap
proximately 50,000 people. Old Vermont
campaigners were sajlng to-night that
the colonel drew blggrr crowds than
was ever known before In his meetings
In many of the towns. That the Pro
gressives have succeeded In shaking up
the political situation In tha Green Moun
tain State is conceded bj- the Taft and
The Progressives are no more hopeful
to-night than they were a week ago of
Frazler Metzger, 'their candidate for
Governor, winning the State, but they
do expect him to tie up the election so
that the Legislature will have to pick
the Governor. As to Roosevelt carrying
the State In November, the Progressive
leaders are making rash predictions
The colonel, to pile up as formidable
a vote as possible for Metzger. informed
the crowds during his speech to-day that
the entire country Is waiting upon the
result of next Tuesday as an Indication
of the relative strength of the Repub
lican ana i-rogresstve parties.
In his assault upon the Standard Oil,
Roosevelt each time took out the tvi
dence of Senator Penrose and John D
Archbold. exclaiming invariably. "Now.
these two have out of their own mouths
confessed themselves parties in a scheme
to control government action. They talk
of Mr. Bliss having- tried to blackmail
the Standard Oil. although they never
uirea say u in nis lifetime. Are you go
ing to oe acelved by such stuffr
Descending upon Barre. largely a So
cialist community, early In the day, the
former President scouted the Demo
cratic and Republican platforms, saying
they did not point to any means of im
proving labor conditions.
Brins In Harlan's Name.
After R-visevelt hsd finished his Barre
speech 01.S had started down from the
grand stand toward the automobile,
man In the crowd shouted througt
"In twenty minutes John M. Harlan, of
Chicago, son of the late Associate 'Jus
tice Harlan, will speak here and propose.
some questions wnich Theodore Roose
velt has never answered and cannot an
swer in any state In the Union
The former President wheeled around,
went back to the stand, and shouted
"The valiant creature who has Just
spoken made sure to wait until I was go
ing away and didn't dare ask any ques
tions while I was speaking. I won't both
er with you."
When the train halted at Winston Junc
tion a wrangling crowd of Taft
Roosevelt partisans awaited the colonel.
The Taftites booed him and the Bull
Moose adherents cheered violently. In
Winston Junction lives Maxwell Evarts.
general counsel to the Southern Pacific
Railway and former personal counsel to
K. H. Harrlman, and Roosevelt heard
that Evarts had been persuading the shop
worxers to stand against the colonel
the theory that to elect blm would crip
ple the Industries. "Don't let any man
here bully you." advised the colonel
sternlj. noa must vote as jou want
The criminal corporations will tell you
i m a menace. I am a menace to crooks."
The Bull Moosers had a huge bannec
which they bore aloft, and while the col
onel was talking the Taft sympathizers
tore it down, bringing to the front one of
their own with "Taft" In Immense let
ters and something about "no Bull Moose
for ours." The mob got Into a hot fight,
and it was still going when the Rcosevelt
train pulled out Roosevelt left here late
to-night for New York. He Intends rest
ing up to-morrow at Oy.ter Baj
FOR CANAL TRADE
John Barrett Warns American
Manufacturers to Wake Up
or Lose Opportunity,
American manufacturers must wake
up. and that speedily. If they are to
hold the mastery of the Panama Canal
trade against Europe, according to John
Barrett, Director of the Pan-American
Union, who has returned' to Washing
ton from an extensive tour of Europe.
"I looked Into the ports, the manufac
tories, and exports in the big cities,"
said Mr. Barrett jesterday. "and I am
convinced that unless the people of the
United States wake up. thy will find
the Europeans will be ready to assume
the mastery in trade through the Pana
"Business houses and manufacturers
are getting ready on an enormous scale
everj-where. It Is Important to say.
however, that there Is a certain element
of American business which is right on
its' toes and keeping alive for the open
ing o( tne canal. But the general field of
Europe Is far ahead of the United states
and ahead of South America as a whole.
Not only are the business men. the
shippers, explorers, and shipbuilders of
Europe humming with this activity, but
the governments of. Europe are doing the
Mr. Barrett will discuss the results of
his Investigations in Europe In great de
tail at the forthcoming- International con
ference of the Chambers of Commerce of
the World at Boston, September 23.
&.1.4.-1 Bound Trio to California.
Return different route. Tourist sleeping
cars personally conducted without change.
Berth. 39. Washington-Sunset Route. .A.
J. Foston. G. A., 90S F St, 706 Sth SL.
FOR LABOR DAY
Washingtonians to Celebrate Holi
day in Scores of Ways.
Many Leave Town.
REGATTA AND BASEBALL
TO ATTRACT THOUSANDS
Building Trades Council to Hold Big
Event Racing, Drills, and
In scores of wajs the people of Wash
ington to-morrow will oberve Labor
Daj". Celebrations will be held In vari
ous sections of the city and Its envi
rons, and activities will be In evidence
on every side
The tentj--thlrd annual Middle States
Regatta, which Is to be held on the Po
tomac during the morning and aiter
noon, will attract large crowds, while
thousands of others will swarm to the
old race track at Bennlng, where the
Building Trades Council will hold a big
The regatt-i promises to be the largest
and most successful ever held. Exten
sive plans have been made, and everj'
thing Is In readiness for the bg event.
Twenty-one crews will partlcpate in the
affair Nineteen of these are out-ot-
town aggregations There are sixty-two
entries, and there will be sixteen, events.
Commences at IO o'CIuck.
The regatta will commence at 10 o'clock
in the morning and continue until noon.
A recess will be taken until 2 o'clock
In the afternoon. The afternoon session
will continue until S o'clock. The District
Surveior has laid off a mile course. The
start will be at a point about one-half
a mile above the Three Sisters. The
finish will be In a line with the govern
ment wharf on the Virginia side about
500 feet below the Aqueduct Bridge. It
Is expected that the bridge will
crowded with spectators, and that the
shores along the course will be crowded.
The Judges will probably be located on
the government wharf.
There will be many noteworthy fea
tures at the Bennlng celebration. -An
elaborate programme has been arraigned
by the committee In charge. A baseball
game between teams representing Colum
bia Typographical Union and the Navy
Yard machinists Is scheduled to take
dace at ll.o'clock In the morning. Dur-
inr the morning and afternoon "Hurri
cane," a trotting ostrich from. Jackson
ville, Fla., hitched to a four-wneet
sulky, will give exhibitions of speed on
a half-mile track. It Is probable that the
ostrich -will race a horse
Troopers to Give Drill.
An exhibition drill by members of Troop
C. Fifteenth United States Cavalry, from
Fort Mjer. will be given at 3 o'clock in
the afternoon. Three of the troopers will
compete In a "romance race," each rid
ing thro horses over a half-mile course.
Much Interest is being dlsplajrd in this
event, as there Is keen rivalry among
Six army aviators stationed at the
aviation field at College Park, have slg
nlfled their intentions of flying over to
the race track If atmospheric conditions
are favorable. These officers are First
Lieut. R. C. Kb-tland and Second Lleuts.
H. H. Arnold. H. Gelger, F. M. K
nedj-, L. C. Rockwell and T. De W.
Milling. An Interesting programme of
athletiovevents has also been planned.
A big celebration will be held at Glen
Echo Park to usher in the qloslng week
of the popular re'ort for the season At
9 o'clock in the evening there will be a
brilliant display of fireworks.
Tito Ilaseball Games.
Two baseball games wii! be plajed at
the big Concrete Coliseum between tha
Nationals and Philadelphia Athletics.
One game will be In the morning, and
the other In the afternoon.
Hundreds of persons will spend Labor
Da- out of the citj Manj- left jester
day afternoon, taking advantage of tne
half holiday. They will remain awaj
until Tuesday morning. Some went to
near-by resorts, such as Colonial Beach
and Chesapeake Beach. Some went on
short trips to Atlantic City and other
points along the Jersey coast Others
went to the mountains or the countrj".
.In vie of the fact that to-morrow Is
a holiday, government clerks were givei
their pay jesterday.
Practically ail the suburban, communi
ties around Washington will hold sepa
rate exercises and celebrations. Such
exercises will be held at Mount Rainier,
Hyattsvllle, Laurel, and other towns.
Special exercises will be observed a
lijattsville In connection with the lay
Ing of the corner stone of the new fire
engine house In Johnson Avenue. Major
H. W. Shepherd wOl preside. There will
be brief speeches by prominent persons.
Following the exercises, there will be a
picnic and a programme of athletic
As the hunting season begins to-mor
row, it Is likely that many persons will
spend the day In the marshes of the
Eastern Branch of the Potomac The
hunters will search for recdblrds, black
birds, and plover.
Loaded for Game
Locked up on a charge of carrying con
cealed weapons, a man who said he was
Rodney Kej es. of Leesburg, Va.. was yes
terday arrested by Policeman Beckley, of
the Second precinct.
When searched a pistol, a blackjack, a
bottle labeled pcison, a slingshot, and 325
were found In Keyes' clothing.
Asked by the desk sergeant if he in
tended committing suicide. Keyes said It
was "the least of his Intentions." but that
he came to this city to purchare a collec
tion to adorn his room. He said that his
home in Leesburg Is a small arsenal, as
It boasts one of the most exclusive col
lections of antique swords, daggers, and
pistols In the Virginia town. .
Intimates He Gould Have Told Mora
If He Had Been Asked To
Be Back in Three Weeks.
On Board the Majestic off Bolthead.
Devonshire, England. Aug. 3L By wire
less to London)--John D. Archbold to
day gave William Loeb, Roosevelt's for
mer secretary, the lie. and declared he
would return to New York in three
weeks, go before the Congressional com
mittee, and prove the truth of every
word to which he had testified. Mr.
"I stand by everything I said In my
testimony that 3125.000 was given by ths
Standard Oil Company for the Repub
lican national campaign fund In 1901 to
elect Roosevelt The 31CO.0OO that I gave
to Mr Bliss was given solely for the
national campaign fund, and not for any
State or Congressional funds "
When asked If he had any letters,
checks, or other documentary evidence
to prove the truth of his statements.
Mr. Archbold replied.
"Yes; I have turned everything, over
to tha committee "
"Did jou testify voluntarily, or were
"I went voluntarily, but If I had not
gone they would have subpoenaed me."
"Have jou heard that William Loeb
denies that the Standard Oil gave 3100.000
to the Roosevelt campaign fund?"
"It was all true. I am not a liar, and
we never got back any of the monej-."
"How did jou know the monej" was
used for Roosevelt" was asked.
"There is no doubt about it It was
given to the Republican National Com
mittee for that purpose." replied Mr.
Archbold. "It waa not given to any
State or Congressional committee"
"Did you give monej- to other Senators
besides Penrose In 1904?"
"You will have to ask them." Mr. Arch
bold's attention waa called to the state
ment of William R. Hearst, and he re
plied. ot Asked to Tell All.
"Hearst knows altogether too much
about Standard Oil affairs. He need not
fear. If I have not told the whole truth
about Roosevelt's relations with the
Standard Oil Company, it is because no
body has asked me."
Asked it he had told everj material
fact Mr. Archbold laughed, and an
"You had better wait until I return to
Questioned as to why he could not find
Bliss' receipt when he found Fllnn's let
ter and the cipher, he replied: "You will
have to wait until I get back to New
York for me to answer that"
"Whj- did you believe that Roosevelt
could be bought fot-3150.000 additional."
"You will have to ask Rooevelt that"
When asked about the statement that
Bliss had blackmailed him. Archbold re
torted indignantly: "I never said Bli-J
blackmailed me. He never has black
Don't Fear Indictments.
"The Pierce-FordJ ce Company is a
small Texas concern, and Indictments
don't worrj- me anj more. I have been
used to those things for so many years
that I am lmpervlou I am getting cae
hardened. and T suppose If I were in New
York thej would be Indicting me there."
Archbold did not look "case-hardened.
as he said It In fact he looked v ery un
comfortable, and made a break for his
"That's all now until I get back In New
York. I will give the committee all the
help It wants I am not running away.
I am not a liar. I can prove everj word
Mrs. Archbold. gray-haired and mother-1)-.
stood by and laughed at his sallle-.
When she heard he had ben indicted she
took his arm as If to shield him on his
way to the stateroom.
HAKES ATTACK ON
New York World Accuses Knox of
Favoring Capitalists in Nica-
New York, Sept L In a long discus
sion of the situation in Nicaragua, the
New York "World this morning declares
that though there has been an invasion
of the Southern republic by l.WO ma
rines, soon to be Increased to 2.700.
though American cruisers and gunboats
are patrolling her shores, yet the United
States Is at peace with Nicaragua.
The World accuses the State Depart
ment of giving armed aid, first to the
government of Nicaragua, and then to
the rebels seeking to overthrow that
government as one or the other swing
support to a Pittsburg group of mining
It is charged that Secretary at Stats
Knox Is a friend of certain of these ,
holders of concessions In Nicaragua, and
the article says there arc many sinister
hints that certain large American inter
ests have not got all they wanted In the
way of concessions, and that this lack
Is somewhere linked with the rush of
gunboats and marines to tho republic
Ex-Mlnlster Moncada. of Nicaragua,
Is quoted as sajlng:
An agent of a powerful fruit company
fomented rebellion In Managua for the
purpose of obtainlnr In the Atlantic
coast fruit region V monopoly which
President Dlax refused tu grant. The
same company maintains an agent at
New Orleans, who 'has been In active
correspondence with Geiv Mens, and
several Nicaraguans now resident in 'New
fu-.43 to Los Ana-eles- Cat, nnd Retain.
Account u- a. k. national encamp
ment, via .Baltimore ana onto. Aug. zs
to Sept 4 valid for return until Oct. H.
-Aak agents for full particulars. "
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