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NO. 2313
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Delaware and Wyoming Both
Claim, the Honor of Final
Heavy Bombardment of Turk
Dr. G. M. Heath, of Sb.Louis,
Jersey Man Named Secretary
ish Stronghold Begun
at 7 o'CIock.
to Match His Treatment
Against Friedmc "s'
to President, as Predicted
by The Herald.
Denies Basis for Stories Sent from
Trenton About Selections for
His Cabinet
Srriil to The Washington nendd.
Trenton, N. J, Feb. X As was an
nounced exclusively In The Washington
Herald of December T, 1912, Gov. Wilson
has named Joseph Fatrlck Tumulty to be
his secretary during his stay In the
hlte House. This is the first member
of the President-elect's official family to
be formally announced
Soon after Gov. Wilson was elected.
rumors w ere rife as to the probable mem
bers of his official family. The first
announcement, based on authentic In
formation, was made by The Washington
Herald when it stated that Mr. Tumulty
probably would be selected hb secretary
to tho President-elect.
Tumult) 's selection was the first act
of Gov. Wilson to-day. He called the
co-respondents Into his private office,
asked Jf all tho newspapers were rep
reented. and then said:
"Joseph Patrick Tumulty, of Hudson
Countr. will be my secretary at Wash
ington. You may say for me that I ex-
Pressed the greatest gratincation at nis
willingness to assume tho duties of that
Itecelve Many Congratulations.
Mr. Tumulty. who has been secretary
in CSn. Wilson for two sears, was the
recipient of -congratulations throughout
the da. The members of the :sew jer
sev Legislature who came to attend the
night session waited on Tumulty in a
liodv and expressed their satisfaction.
sitifnini-1, tinhert Adamson. secretary
to M-vjor Gav nor. of New York, who
has been an avowed candidate for the
secretarj3hip to the President, with the
backing, it is said, of William F. Mc
Combr, was In the Gocrnor's outer
office when the announcement of Tu
multy's selection was made. Adamon
was quick to congratulate the lucky can
didate Tumu'ty will continue to perform the
duties of secretarv to th Governor. He
has been doing so without compensation
rer since Nov ember 1. when he resigned
the secn-tarvship to accept an appoint
ment bj Gov. A llon as clerk of the Su
preme Court at y-fiOO a vear.
Dujley rteld Malone. son-in-law of
Senator O'Gorman, who also has been
mentioned for the secretaryship, probably
will ret another appointment The President-elect
U vfry fond-of Malone.
Cov. A Uiaon Irritated.
The l'rcsident-elcct bcrame a trifle Irri
tated ti-niglit wnen efforts were made to
persuade iim to hurry the announce
ment of his other Cabinet selections. It
was pointed out that wild speculations
were coming from Washington and other
sources ami that manj of these might
prov, misleading to the public His at
tention was a!o cal'ed to a dispatch
bearing a Trenton date line. In which It
was said nrjan, A. Mitchell Palmer, and
Representative Hcnrv of Texas had al
rcadv been selected for the Cabinet.
The story from Trenton is absolutely
untrue from end to end." said the Gov
ernor 'Tho whole thing is cbsolutelj
without foundation
It was suggested to the Governor that
this statement might be taken to mean
that neither of the three gentlemen
named would be in the Cabinet.
I haven't decided jet who will be in
m Cabinet. Mv statement could not be
m vveepmg as to saj that. The gentle
men mentioned are all on the lists that
.iri being thought of "
The Governor was reminded that, if ho
had made offers of Cabinet positions, the
tones might be expected to come from
the men to wnom such offers were made.
But I haven t made a single offer thus
far' he said decided! . "and when I do
Contlnneil on Page Three.
Offer to Arbitrate with Committee of
Five Men Still Busy Count
ing Ballots.
New York, Keb S. While the repre
sentatives of the railway firemen were
busy to-day in the Broadway Central Ho
tel counting tho ballots sent in by tho
firemen in tho referendum strike vote,
which ends on February 10, the railroads,
through Chairman J W. Lee, of the
railroad managers" committee, said they
expected no strike and also made a
concession regarding the proposed ar
bitration committee to settlehe lire
men's demands
The firemen have Insisted that if their
demands are to be arbitrated they Bhall
he treated under the Erdman law, pro
viding for a committee of three.
I ntll to-dav the railroads contended
that, as the third member chosen by the
nth.r two members of an nrdman law
committee reallj would be the deciding
factor, it was unfair tnus to mane one
man the arbiter of the affai-s either of
the liOOO firemen or tho 51 railroads in
volved in the dispute.
Now tho railroads express themselves
as willing to accept a committee of live
men. The railroads and the firemen, un-
dcr the railroad plan, are each to name
one man of this committee, and the Chief
Justice of the buprcme Court or the
Chief Justice or the Commerce Court the
tnree others
Chairman Lee and his associates bellev e
the firemen will accept an arbitration
committee of five. No provision has
been made to employ and train substi
tutes In case of a strike
A secret conference was held this aft
ernoon of the district chairmen of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen. Out
of 20,000 votes cast about to per cent are
in favor of a strike.
A representative of Vice President E.
A. Ball, of the Firemen's Union, said
that the result of the referendum vote
surely will be known by 1-nday of this
week, and that by Saturday an official
peace or strike announcement would be
Malt Ihr Sooth.
Hundreds of famous resorts now
open. Climate particularly attractive
at this season. Fast, through electric
lighted trains via Southern Hallway.
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Despondent Over Separation
from Bride, William C.
Blick Drinks Acid.
Girl-wife, in Hospital, Not Advised of
His Act Have Been Here Only
Short Time.
William Crump Elfck, nineteen years
old, committed suicide last night by
drinking cnrbollc acid because he pre
ferred death to life without his girl
bride, from whom he had beeT sepa
rated for three months His last words
were a message of love to the girl
who is now in a hospital.
Blick carried a bottle containing an
ounce and a half of carbolic acid to
his room at his home, lit Q Street
Northwest after leaving a party of rel
atives gathered in the dining-room and
with a photograph of his pretty bride
propped against a bureau mirror, swal
lowed all of the poison in the bottle.
He threw himself across his bed
The vouth's father, three brothers,
and sister ran upstairs and then tele
phoned for aid Policemen Fleet Hugh
lett and Harry Gibson, of the fcecond
I'reiinct. hurried to the house In an
autg patrol Young Hlick was still con
scious when the police arrivea.
Policeman llughlett picked the jouth
up in his arms and bore him to the auto,
which was driven at high speed to Home
opathic Hospital As Blick was being
carried Into the hospital he breathed his
last The bod was removed to the
morgue Coroner Nvitt issued a certifi
cate of diath in accorddnce with the clr
cumst mce-
Blick s pride w hose w herealiouts are
being kert a wcret 1 his relatives, has
not been told of the suicide of her hus
band Mie was Miss Kvelvn Josephine
Franklin She Is eighteen ears old. and
came to Washington about a year ago
from Ireland, where her parents now are
living Her brother is mplojed as but
ler by Secretary of War Stlmson, wtho
lives at 1113 Sixteenth Street Northwest.
Several dajs ago Blick told his father
he Intended committing suicide. After
supper last night, the vouth left the
house. He went to -i drug store at
norida Avenue and North Capitol Street
and purchased the acid to vise as a
"disinfectant." Iteturnlng home, he
passed through the dining-room without
peaking to the famil. and went up
stairs to his room on the front of the
second floor.
Before the jouth lapsed Into uncon
sciousness, ho whispered "Tell Josle I
love her a'nd can"t live without her."
Gap Extends 600 Feet, and from 300,-
000 to 400,000 Acres Will Be
Flooded Call for Help.
Beulah. Miss . Feb 3. The remaining
part of the Beulah, Miss , levee was
washed away to-day, endangering the
lives of people and live stock. To-night
the gap had widened to 600 feet. Kxtra
efforts were attempted to check the
washing ends, but failed. From 300.004
to 400,000 acres of richest land in tho
delta will now be flooded
Relief boats have been sent to the cen
ter of the overflowed sections to fetch
out those who will come. Many are remaining-
at their homes, living In lofts
and on scaffolds. Many head of live
stockwlll be drowned, because they have
for several davs been moored on dirt
mounds sticking out a few feet above
the water.
Gov. Brewer sent out telegrams an
nouncing that hundreds of people are
suffering, many being witnout shelter
and food.
Tents to accommodate 1,000 people have
been sent from Jackson, Miss., to Rose
dale and other points. Help Is expected
from Washington.
Gaynnr'i Assailant Dies.
Trenton. N. J.. Feb. 3. James J. Cal-
lagher. the man who shot Mayor Gav nor
two vears igo, died to-dav at the State
Hospital for the Insane. Death was due
to paresis. 'Gallagher shot Gav nor in the
head -while the latter was standing on a
steamship pier ,ln HoboKen. N. J- on
August 3, 1318.
Photo br CUn5int.
Society Leader and Sports
man Accused of Murderous
Assault on Wife.
Prosecution Confident of Verdict of
Guilty in Strange Case at
Aiken, S. C.
Aiken. S C. Feb. X "I I'ave a prima
facie case against Mr. Reach. 1 shall
present it to the jurj and let them de
cide as to the facts '
This is the answer to-night of Citj
Solicitor Gunter. of Aiken, to the report
said to emanate from him that he de
spairs of a verdict againt F. O (other
wise "Beaut") Beach, who will go on
trial here to-morrow, charged with mur
derous assault on his wire.
The stage is set, the actors readv. and
at 9 SO o'clock to-morrow morning this
drama of beauty and millions, which
strikes at the center of the most exclu
sive social set in America, will be under
wav. '
In an old-fashioned courthouse, scene
of many a commonplace trial. Involving
the pett rights and Jealousies of the
Plain roik or this Southern communlty
the flower of New York and Newport
socletj will bruh shoulders with "poor"
white and "pure black, but listen with
all common Interest to the unfolding of
the story which may stamp one of their
own a common criminil
Defendant Social Leader.
Tcaurv" Beach socl-ty leader, club
min, broker, intimate of the most exclu
fcive sets of New York. Newport, and
the Continent all-around sportsman and
exquisite will face a Jurv of South Caro
lina farmers for so sordid and vulgar
a crime as assault and battery with In
tent to kill
Beside him, as the case unfolds, will
sit his own wife, the beautiful and tal
ented Mrs Camilla Moss Havemejer
Beach, who Inherited some or the Ifavc
meyer millions from her first husband,
and to her the prosecuting attorney will
point as the victim of her husband's al
leged assault, which was committed in
the moonlit garden of the Beach cott"ge
in the early evening of Febmarv 26 last.
A gold and Jeweled pocketknlfe, the
gift of Mra Beach to her husband, will
be produced and offered in evidence as
the weapon used. And tho motive
Rut that is what the ease of the prose
cution is expected to develop to-morrow.
Wife Wltnesn for Defense.
Mrs Beach 'Will be her husband's chief
witness and denv with emphasis that he
was her assailant, and the cxtraordlnarv
situation will be presented of a prosecu
tion directed against a man for assault
on his wife who will declare on aath
that he was not her assailant. In the
face of which, the prosecuting attorncy
declarcs to-night he has a prima facie
case against the accused.
Mystery envelopes the whole affair
Atop of the confidential statements of
the prosecution is the not less confident
attitude to-night of counsel for the de
fense. Thomas S Fuller, one of the
dozen distinguished array of legal talent
who have been hurried into the ise to
combat the lone efforts of City Solicitor
Gundler, said to-nlgbt:
"We are perfectly confident of the out
come, and with Mr. and Mrs Beach
welcome this opportunity which we have
long sought to vindicate them before the
public. They hav e been grossly maligned,
as the whole world will see when the
end of this case Is reached."
Aged Mariner Shot "Down.
Cleveland. Ohio. Feb. 3. Police are to
day searching for two gunmen who shot
and killed lake Capt. Ralph E. Byrnes,
aged sixty-four. In his home and then
escaped after emptying theiiy-revolvers
at Mrs. Byrnes as she bent over her hus
band. Bjrnes and his wife had returned
from a neighbor's to find burglars in the
bouse. The captain was shot while he
grappled with them. Byrnes sailed the
steamer C O. Jenkins, of the Kinney
fleet. The crime makes five In three
days in Cleveland.
Properties Brine fS.800,000.
Milwaukee, Fell. 3. The Milwaukee and
West Allls properties of the Allls-Chalmcrs
Company were sold, to-day for Ji500.000
bv a special master commissioner to J.
II. McClement. of New York..-chaIrmau
of ithe reorganization committee, repre
stntjns the buj era' committee,1
Sixteenth Amendment Will Become
Part of Constitution Following -Proclamation
br Mr. Knox.
The Income tax amendment Is now to
all purposes a part of the Federal Con
stitution. Tho favorable action jesterday
by the Legislatures of Wyoming anl
Delaware brought the total of States that
have ratified the amendment up to thlrt
seven, one more than the necessary
three-fourths of the entire Union.
All that remains now for the culmina
tion of the process of amending the fun
damental law is for Secretary of Stato
Knox to Issue a proclamation certifying
that the required number of "States" have
acted favorably upon the amendment.
The amendment now ratified is the six
teenth to the Tcderal Constitution. The
last nmendraent adopted was in 1ST0. the
memorable flftti nth. which prohibits the
denial or abridgment of the elective
franchise on account of race, color, or
previous "onJillon of servitude.
The new sixteenth amendment is brief.
It reads as follows:
"Article XVI The Congress shall have
power to lay and collect taxes on In
comes, from whatever source derived,
without apportionment among the sev
eral States and without regard to any
census or enumeration '
The amendment terminates agitation tn
favor of this step that has extended
over half a century or more. An Income
tax law was passed during the Cleveland
administration, and It was at that time
that the United States Supreme Court,
by a vote of S to 4, held it to be uncon
stitutional. flare for Deriding Vote.
Another proposed amendment., that pro
viding for the direct election "of Sena
tors, is already on Its wav through the
state legislatures, and undoubtedly win
be added to the Constitution as the sev
enteenth addition.
Members of the New Jerscj delegation
In Congress seem to regret tho fact that
their State had not had the honor of
casting the deciding vote In favor of the
Imome tax amendment. Roth Wvomlng
and Delaware got busy as soon as they
learned that New Jersey was after this
honor. The result was that a telegram
was received from officials In Delaware
at 1130 o'clock yesterday morning, no
tifying the Senators from that State Jbat
Delaware had cast, the deciding vote. A
little, later word was flashed from Wvo
mlng and the Wvomlng Representatives
Immediately set up a prior claim to the
honor The Wyoming people rushed a
telegram to the Secretarv of State, notl
fjliig him of the action of the Legis
lature, but official credentials will be
necessary before Mr Knox can enter the
returns upon tie records. Inasmuch as
Delaware Is onlj a few hours away, that
State seems to have a strangle hold on
the honor, so far as the official records
will disclose
nil! Urine Tranird.
The Democrats were greatly pleased
over the linal ratification of the amend
ment The leaders In the House are al
readv at work on a bill providing for
an Income tax. Representative Hull of
Tennessee, a member of the Wajs and
Means Committee, who has fought for
an income tax for many vears. will be
the most active member of the House In
the framing of this measure
While the details of the Income tax bill
have not been worked out. Representa
tive Hulls own views on the subject are
well known In a speech delivered while
the proposed amendment was pending In
the House, he said that he would favor
a tax on the higher incomes onl, those
above ..0ft, with a differentiation be
tween earned and unearned Incomes,
prescribing a lower rate for the former,
and whenever aeemed advisable a rea
sonable "super tax" on Incomes over
KirtO Mr. Hull's plan to tax unearned
incomes would hit the Incomes from such
properties as the. Astor estate and An
drew Carnegie holdings. Mr. Hull has
estimated that we have In this country
more than 750.000 persons with Incomes
of $3,300 and upward
The thirtj -eight States that ratified the
amendment are Alabama, Arkansas, Ari
zona, California. Colorado. Delaware,
Georgia. Idaho. Illinois. Indiana. Iowa.
Kansas. Kentucky. Louisiana. Maine,
sippi. Missouri. Montana. Nebraska. Ne
vada. New Mexico. New York, North
Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio,
Oregon, South Carolina. South Dakota.
Tennessee. Texas, Washington, West
Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
rbur States rejected it Connecticut.
New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and
Six States have not acted on It
Florida. Massachusetts. New Jersey.
Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia.
At 2 o'clock this morning the police of
the Fourth precinct were notified of a
reported murder In the basement of a
house in Clark's Court, between C and
D Third and Four-and-a-half Streets
About midnight tne iamiiy upsuiiaiwas organized shortly alter tne uai-
heard a commotion on the first floor,
but it was not until two hours later
that the body of an Italian was found
lying on the floor.
It is not known .whether the man was
shot or stabbed to death.
Walters Threaten Strllre.
rittsburg. Feb. 3. A waiters' strike
threatens Pittsburg to-day. At a meet
ing here they served notice they are
opposed to the tipping evil, and advo
cated a straight salary ol S a week.
They criticised the long hours and also
denounced being made "garbage con
sumers" for hotels and restaurants in
which they are employed.
Illness Halt" J)arroir Trial.
Los Angeles, Cai. Feb. 3,-OwIng to
the illness of Earl Rogers, chief coun
sel for the defense, the Darrow trial was
adjourned after a short session this aft
ernoon until to-morrow afternoon, wnen
Mrs. Robert F. Bain will take tho wit
ness stand.
Havana With Through Service to Key
West Atlantic Coast Line's
"Florida Special." 6-:o t. m. Ltd.
xalas dally. 1105 Ie w-Tork Ave- nw.
Top Mr. "llephen n. Ayres,
President of Women National
Democratic LeaCTie.
I.oTTrr vim. Ceorne . rme.
President of Southern branch of
Women' Wilson and Marshall
Two Democratic Associations
Engage in a Battle of
Mrs. Steven B. Ajres
George A. Armes
and Mrs.
A war of words is raging between the
women's dtmocratk leagues In Washing
ton. Tlie ouestlon of who's who In tho
feminine democracv has aroused consid
erable bitterness
The two most prominent women's Dem
ocratic organizations In the Capital, the
Southern branrh of the Wilson and Mar
shall league, and the Women's National
Democratic League, are ut swords' points
over the festivities planned for the inaug
uratton of President Wilson. In these two
organizations arc the wives of many of
the most prominent Democrats In the
country Senators, Representatives, pros
pective Cabinet officers, and national and
State leaders
They represent tho nucleus about which
will be built the "administration" social
circle of the next four vears. Thoy are
the first of the Incoming society leaders
who will rule over tho destiny of social
Washington during the term of President
Wilson. They are tho first on the scene
of the Democratic notables who will suc
seed the charmed Republican ' Inner cir
cle" of the last sixteen vears
The ciuarrel has arisen over tho ques
tion of which organization Is to have
precedence In the celebrations in connec
tion with" President Wilson's inauguration.
The. members of the Women's Na
tional Democratic league In"lst tha
their organization is. the only official
body of the fair Pcmocracy. and assert
that the Wilson and Marshall League
no 16nger has any reason for existence.
Its duties having been ended whtn lresl-dcnt-elect
Wilson was elected. The only
reason for Its continued activity, they
argue, is to capture all the social hon
ors In connection with the inaugura
tion. The Wilson and Marshall League
ttmore convention, the object of the
women being to raise funds for Mr.
Wilson's" campaign. Now they feel they
deserve some recognition for their work
and intend to have It,
The officers .of the Women's National
Democratic League have no hesitation In
saying that the women ot the Wllsorf and
Marshall League are continuing their or
ganization solely to further' their social
Mrs. Stephen B. Ayres, wife of Repre
sentative Ayres of New Yerk. president
of the Womn s National Democratic
League, has expressed very decided Ideas
concerning the opposition league.
"Ours is the official organization." she
said. "We are the ones recognized by
the President-elect and Mrs. Wilson.
This Is shown by the fact that Mra
Wilson has accepted the position of hon
orary president of our league. ThoTVll
son and.Marshall League was simply a
campaign organization, and automatic
ally disbanded at the conclusion ot the
rcampalrn. A few of the members are
trjlng to keep the league alive, and are
planning entertainments for President
elect wuson soiejy to runner xneir so
cial ambitions.
.lira. Ajto-Is aUa-uvery inueh-dls
MuiUpha Pasha Also Feels Fire of
theArtillerr Enrojs Still Work
' for Peace.
Vienna. Feb. X The combined Bulga
rian and Servian forces before Ardlan
cple opened fire on that fortress prompt
ly at the hour of the expiration of the
armistice this evening, according to offi
cial dispatches. The order to fire ran
quickly along the artillery positions, and
late to-night a heavy bombardment" is
In progress The cavalry and Infantry are
advancing to the outer forts with the
expectation of storming the fortress.
London. Feb i The big guns around
Adrlanople to-night awoke from their two
months slumbe- and proclaimed to the
world the futility of bargaining over the
vital interests of nations. Mustapha
Pasha, on the old Turko-Uulgarian fron
tier, a tremendous cannonade from the
direction of the besieged city was heard
soon after the hour announced for tne
expiration of the armistice. Some fight
ing, but no Important engagement. Is re
ported from the TchataIJa lines
While It is an undoubted fact that
hostilities have been resumed in accord
ance with the agreed terms of the armi
stice, there Is good reason to believe that
efforts for peace have not been relaxed.
Harold Spender, the well-informed writ
er, gives some hope of peace in the
Dally News He savs that during the
last twentj-four hours negotiations have
been proceeding between the Turks and
Bulgarians at Sofia These negotiations
are due to the efforts of the powers,
who brought very strenuous pressure to
bear on both parties
fettlrmrnt Proposed.
The policj of the powers is to bring
about a settlement by suggesting that
the Bulgarians allow the Turks to main
tain a branch of the Caliphate at Adrlan
ople. In other words, let the Moslems
retain the religious, but not the politi
cal, control of the city of Adrlanople.
Thus It will be possible for the Young
Turks to say they have gained a point
of substance and of honor. This will
save their faces. This point being set
tled, other questions can be easily ad
justed, the Balkan allies being willing
to make terms If they get possession of
Adrlanople. which is esserttial.
The Tunes' Constantinople dispatch
saysi r , . ,- , , ,. i, , .. -,
HostbHias will be- resumed, but t
resumption need not exclude a renewal
of the peace negotiations" Is the sum
mary of the situation current in official
circles to-night, Kven the most Chau
vinistic Journals admit that the financial
situation of the country Is unsatisfactory
The Tanln insists upon the necessity of
humanitarian Europe finding some rntm
od of avoiding useless slaughter.
neslrsrr 105,000 strong.
George Renwick, the war correspond
ent of the London Chronicle, writes rc-
irardlnc the position of Adrlanople.
The besieging armv consists of 105,
000. of whom 3V0uO are Servians. The
ring around the doomed city has been
drawn very close. The Bulgarians are
very strong In regard to heavy artillery,
One of the men told me: 'Our siege guns
are now strong enough to lay the forti
fications and the town in ruins and
ashes in two davs. Contrary to the
general belief, the taking of the town
has never been serlouslv attempted, and
the bombardment before the armistico
was comparatively slight. The Bulgar
ians believe they are now in position to
take the town within the first week.
Berlin. Feb i A special dispatch to
the Cologne Gazette to-night states that
tho Kurdish Cavalry, stationed In the
Asiatic station of Constantinople, are in
open insurrection against the new gov
ernment. They demand the execution
ot the assassins of Nazim Pasha and
openly defy the new war minister, who
has vainly ordered them to return
their homes
The cavalrymen forcibly prevented
Enver Bey, the Young Turk leader, from
alighting from his automobile, when h
drove to their headquarters. Intending to
make an attempt to win their support.
Get 30,O0O Damage.
Indlanatwlls. Ind . Feb. 3. The Jurv-
In the S3OO.O0O breach of promise suit
brought by Mls Gertrude Hassler,
against millionaire Carl Fisher, returned
a verdict to-night awarding J.V,000 to
Miss Hassler. The Jury took about fir
teen ballots, the amount of award fav
ored by Individual Jurors ranging from
S13.000 to 3X.
pleased at the action of the opposition in
placing her daughter on one of their
committees. This is viewed as "remi
nine politics" by tho opposition.
Mrs. Aires charges that the appoint
ment was made, without her daughter's
consent, and further states that the
same thing has been done in other
cases. I forbid the uso of my name
and that of my daughter Janetta in
connection with tho plans of the vvn
son and Marshall League" she said,
but In spite of that It has been pub
lished in every list of members. I know
the same thing has been done in other
Mrs. George A. Armes, wife of Col.
George A. Armes. president of the Dis
trict section of the soumern orancn or
the Women's Wilson and Marshall
League, dismisses the whole matter as
a case of Jealousy on tne part or airs.
"I have Just received a letter from
Mrs. J. Borden Harriman. president and
founder of the league In regard to the
plans for the Inaugural festivities we
purpose to hold." she said. "It is silly
to say we are not organized, for we
are and expect to accomplish much dur
ing the Wilson administration. We hold
teas and receptions regularly, and I can
assure you we have no disgraceful quar-rels'-and
scenes such as occurred at the
lastconvention of the Women's National
Democratic League.
The Women's Wilson and Marshall
League proposes to give a reception to
President Wilson on the night of his
Inauguration in plate, of tho historic
inaugural ball upon wnicn tue itcsi-dent-tlect'hsj
placed'! bat'
American Claims His Core b Better
Tban That Discovered by the
German Physician.
fet. Louis. Mo, Tab. 1 Bellnrlng th.
lie has dlss-overed a serum for the cure
of tuberculcsts superior to the widely
heralded preparation of Dr. Friedmann.
of Berlin. Dr. George M. Heath, pro
fessor of chemistry 'n the National Unl
verxity of Arts and Sciences here, is
en route to New York to offer his serum
in competition td that of Dr. Fried
The German scientist also is about to
start for New York, where a series of
tests, with J1.000.0CO as a prize for the
successful cure of 91 out of 100 patients.
will be arranged, tt Is said, by Charles
K. Flnlay, president of the Aetra Na
tional Bank, of New York.
Dr. Heath savs he knows the nature of
the German's serum, or culture, and de
clares that in practical tests it has
proved no better than the ordinary Koch
treatment, which has been used for a
number of years
Aka Fair Opportunity.
Dr. Heath, on the other hand, savs
he has disco, ered a preparation within
the last three months with which he can
cure 65 per cent of the cases treated.
"I will ask Mr Fintav." raid Dr. Heath.
a fair opportunltv to match my serum
.igalnst Dr Friedmann's, because I be
lieve my serum will show greater actual
benefit than his.
"I lalm for my serum that It will cure
per cent of the total number of cases,
both tn primary and secondary, or ad
vanced stages I do not think Dr. Fried
mann's serum will do as much, for the
cultures with which he has been conduct
ing his experiments have. I feel certain.
been duplicated by mvself within the last
four months, and have shown no supe
riority over the Koch serum "
What Preparation I.
Dr. Heath savs hts preparation is a
"supernormal bactericidal serum" In
which has been Incorporated nontoxi tu
berculol and other metabolic substances.
He recently gave a phvslcian friend a
small amount of the serum for experi
mental purposes, he said, and the latter
reported vesterday that a man who. on
November 10 last, was suffering from
pulmonary tuberculosis in an advanced
stage and subject to frequent- hemor
rhages, wa nc practically- frecSt'tit
bercular germs, and had gained almost
twenty pounds In weight
The serum is especially valuable for
the varietl of the disease known as pul
monary, he says, since It takes care of
the so-called mixed Infection, to which
death is InvariaLly directly due
Victim of Accident Believed to Be
Mrs. L. E. Colston Police
Seek Relatives.
Run down, and prohablv fatally In
jured, bv a street car. In th rainstorm
of jestcrdav afternoon, an aged wom
an, believed to Mrs L E. Colston, sixt
clght vears old. is lving unconscious at
Emergency Hospital while the police
are trjlng to And her relatives or
The woman was crossing Tennsvlva
nia Avenue, between Nineteenth and
Twentieth btreets. Northwest when she
heard the loud ringing ot a street-car
gong, and hesitated on the tracks. She
was struck and knocked senseless.
Policeman Dixon picked up the woman,
placed her in an auto and accompanied,
her to Emergency Hospital Tho woman
partly regained her faculties, and In
reply to questions tried to give her name,
age and address. She was barely able
to whisper.
" The name that she seemed to utter was
Mrs L. K. Colston, and she Just gasped
the words "sixty-eight" when she again
lost consciousness. She Is suffering from
a torn scalp, concussion of the brain
and probable fracture of the skull Be
cause of her age. physicians do not b
llcve she will recover
S. Homer Everett, of Cleveland, Dis
appears, and Police Are Called
to Aid in Search.
Cleveland. Ohio, Feb J. S. Homer
Everett, twenty-nine years old, son ot
Col. Silvester T. Everett, millionaire
traction magnate, and son-ln-Iaw of the
late Calvary Morris, millionaire coal
magnate, has mysteriously disappeared.
Detailed search, kept up by police and
private searching parties for two dajs
and nights, has failed to produce the
slightest clew as to his whereabouts. His
relatives and friends fear he has met
with foul play, or, falling unconscious
after a severe nose bleed from which he
was afflicted Saturday night, may have
perished In the cold.
Young Everett disappeared after at
tending a housewarmlng at Lakewood
Saturday night. He had been seized with
an attack of nose bleed and was suffer
ing from nausea when he left the house.
To-day, after search by private parties
and the police, proved futile, his wife and
mother appealed through F. IL Goff, ot
the Cleveland Trust Company, to the
'Halt a dozen different theorfes havo
been taken up in the search." Goff said
tc-day, "but so far they have produced
no results
"Every hospital has been searched and
inquiry has been made all ov er Cleveland
end surrounding towns.
"Everett was a clean voung man, and
there was absolutely no reason why he
should voluntarily disappear. He had
little money with him. but ho wore a
valuable diamond ring.
Enter the last Special Award compe
tition now. A S7J0 Conover Baby Grand
Piano will be given to theperson cast
ing the most votes InPho Jlerald'a
ST.5,000 Contest between Kbriisrwi n
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