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Tcmcraturcs yesterday Max-
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MRS W.C. STORY
SCORES VICTORV
ONlHjRDBALLtrr
New York Candidate for Pres
ident General of D. A. R.
Receives 600 Votes.
RECEIVES LONG OVATION
Mew President GeaeraJ ef . Society
Premises te Briag Abet Uiity
ami Prepress ia Fatare.
, Mrs. William Gumming- Btory of New
York, was yesterday elected . president
general of the Nat'onal Society of the
Daughters of the American Revolution,
receiving: 600 votes, to 449 for"Mrs. John
Miller Hortcn.
Mrs. Charles B. Bryan, the third candi
date for the office, had retired at the be
ginning: of the morning session, and of
the few votesSvhlch had stuck to her
Mrs. Story got enough to win a notable
victory.
The results of the third ballot, bring
ing to an end the balloting for president
general and Ice presidents general, were
announced at 5:30 o'clock yesterday aft
ernoon. Mr. Story GIveH Ovntloa.
At once there was an ovation for Mrs.
Storv. The women whose enthusiasm
had intermittently been given during the
five days of the twenty-second Conti
nental Congress of the D. A. R. stood
and cheered. It was several minutes be
fore narllamentarv order was restored.
Mrs. Matthew T. Scott, the retiring
and now honorary president, called for
Mrs. Story to come forward, a score of
prominent Storyltes having maae a re
quest for their candidate's appearance
upon the platform. Mrs James G. Dun
ning, the regent of Massachusetts, and
Mrs. James Laldlaw Buel, the regent of
Connecticut, -were the committee, who
escorted Mrs. Story to the stage, while
hundreds of delegates, filling the greater
part of the hall, applauded.
Mrs. Scott read this speech from manu
acrlpt: 'The distinguishing characteristic of a
real democracy Is the willingness on the
part of Ita citizens to abide loyally by
the decision of a constitutional majority.
As patriotic daughters of the great
men who founded the mightiest and
most successful democracy the world has
ever known, we should ever strive to set
an example In patriotic reverence for
that voice of the majority, which, if not
always quite the equivalent of the voice
of God, should yet be recognized as the
only authoritative and final arbiter in
matters of government.
"In the name of our national society
it now becomes . Incumbent upon me to
present to yoa'yaur newly elected presi
dent general."
TCianlta for r.elete.
'Mrs. Story responded with thanks to
the delegates who had stood by her so
faithfully, and with a promise that she
would discharge her duties faithfully.
Bhelwas greeted with another storm of
applause as she concluded
The votes for the vice presidents gen
eral elected were as follows: Mrs. Thom
as Kite, 835; Mrs. Rhett Goode, 807; Mrs.
Allen P. Perley, 740; Mrs. Ben F. Gray,
Jr., 734; Miss Harriet I. Lake. 705; Mrs.
John Lee Dinwiddle. 653, and Mrs. Swift,
647. These votes were received with
cheers, too, but it was only when the
newly elected and the retiring officers
general began to make speeches that
there was an approach to an overt Indi
cation of bitterness. This was when
Miss Janet Richards, defeated for his
torian general, moved that the election
of the successful candidate against her.
Mrs. Charles W. Bassett, be made unani
mous. There was Instant dissension. The re
sult was that there were no unanimous
elections.
Mm. Locltwood Elected.
Mrs. Mary S. Lockwood, elected chap
lain ' general, received a great ovation
when she made a speech of peace. Miss
Elisabeth Pierce, unsuccessful candidate
against Mrs. Lockwood. made a speech.
too. At the ena airs, ukuwuuu .iu
Miss Pierce put their arms about one an-
nthrr juid Mrs. Lockwood saia:
"This th's woman is my only regret
-t hpintr elected.
"Mrs. Charles B. Brian, who withdrew
from the campaign .for the president
general, pledged her loyalty to the new
administration.
The pages presented to Mrs. Scott a
silver vase. Mrs. Scott caned tnem lor-
ivnrd and exm-essed her thanks.
Shortly after Mrs. Story's presentation
Dc nresldcnt general, Mrs. Scott was
made honorary president general on the
motion of Mrs. J. Charles Llnthlcum, of
Maryland. Miss Nannie Randolph Heth
presented to Mrs. Scott three pieces of
Continued on Page Two.
POLICE TAKE FIVE AS
CIGAR STORE BANDITS
Fear Me and Girl Arrested for Recemt
Held-ap n New York Withm
Last Few Moaths.
New York, April 18. Three men, whom
th nolice believe they can connect with
a score of cigar store hold-ups In this
city within the last few months, were
arrested at the points of revolvers in a
trolley car in New Rochelle today. A
fourth man and a young woman were ar
rested In the Lyceum Hotel here.
" The prisoners were taken to Deputy
Commissioner Dougherty's office. They
are Charles Truax, who has been a clerk
for the United Cigar Stores Company for
seven years; John McDonald, Frederick
H. Clark, Joseph S. Duval, ana Dorothy
Gray, a telegraph operator.
AH five prisoners occupied an apart'
ment in the Lyceum Hotel, in West
Cnrtv-flfth Street, the police say. The
Gray woman was held as a material wit
ness. McDonald, according to the police,
posed as a private detective.
Fifteen rterks of the Cigar Stores Com
pany went to police headquarters this
afternoon and several of. them identifled
Truax, Clark, and DuvaL McDonald was
not identified.
Suffrage Bill Lose Out.
Boston. 'April 18. The "straw-
vote
suffrage bill," which has- been vigorously
opposed by suffrage leaders, was killed
In the House of Representatives today
by a vote of 73 to 117. The measure
provided that tho woman suffrage ques
tion should bo submitted lo tho voters
In order that they .might express their
opinion eg graatiBg 'women the vett.
$10,000,000 WIDOW
ASKS DIVORCE FK0M
PKTT.T.TP VAN VOLKEHBUBGH
New York. April 18. Mrs. Nevada Van
Volkenburgh, the "$10,000,000 widow," filed
an action In the Superior Court of "Wind
ham County, Conn., today for absolute
divorce from her husband, Phillip Van
Volkenburgh. She charges continuous
desertion for a period of three years.
This Is the fourth .divorce suit which
the Van Volkenburghs have brought
against 'each other. Besides these, Mrs.
Van Volkenburgh brought suit against
her husband demanding $100,000 a year
for maintenance and support for two
years.
IS DISCOVERED
Rockefeller Research Institute
Scientist Announces Prep
aration of Serum.
METHODS ARE EXPLAINED
Obstacle Wkick fer Tears Has Baled
Pbysiciams ia Treating Disease
Is Orercoae.
Now York, April 18. A serum for
the cure of pneumonia has been de
veloped at the Rockefeller Research
Institute in this city and will soon be
given to the pjiblio, according to an
announcement made by Dr. Claren.ce
McWilliams, one of the medical ex
perts attached to the institute.
Many tests lasting over a consider
able portion of time have been made
of the serum and It has Been esiao
llshed that it is a certain cure for all
forms of pneumonia, according to an
nouncement. Tho discovery is consid
ered to be one of the most important
ever made in the treatment of disease.
The unknown obstacle which has for
years baffled scientists in their search
for a serum for the cure of pneumonia,
and the discovery of which enabled the
bacteriologists of the Rockefeller In
stitute to perfect such a serum, was
the finding a short time ago that the
pneumococcus bacillus Is responsible
for pneumonia and that this bacclllus
or organism, consists oi rwo neparaw
strains, each of which causes pneu
monia. Sersm from Home.
It was later learned that the disease,
whether caused by one form of ba
cillus or the other, follows the same gen
eral Jlne of progress, rendering them
similar to all outward appearance, but
It was found that a serum which would
onre Tmeumonia resulting from tine
specie of bacillus would not cure or
appreciably affect the other form.
The serum was obtained in the usual
way by inoculating a horse with grad
ually increasing amounts of pneumococ
cus bacillus until the animal was Im
miinn to tremendous doses. After the
finding of the separate forms of bacil
lus," sets of "horses were fnoculated with
the different forms, and In this manner
two serums were obtained.
By subjecting mice to Injections of
tho sputum of pneumonia patients, the
form of disease from which they were
suffering was determined and then ihe
proper serum was administered.
This determination can be made with
in twenty-four hours, and the particular
serum required is quickly and easily in
jected into the veins. It is hoped to
combine the serums within a short time,
to obviate the necessity of waiting to
analyze the sputum before making the
Injection.
LYNCH NOT AUTHOR
OF TYPO EDITORIAL
Editor of Printers' Joaraal Denies that
Candidate for Public Fritter
Wrote Words.
WILL ALTER THE SITUATION
Indianapolis, Ind.,
April 18, 1913.
Editor Washington Herald:
Editorial in Typographical
Journal of October, 1910, about
which you asked James M."
Lynch to wire you statement, was
neither written nor suggested
by that gentleman. He had ab
solutely nothing-to do with It.
(Signed) J. W. HAYS,
Secretary-Treasurer Internaion-
al Typographical Union and
Editor Typographical Journal.
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Flat denial that James M. Lynch,
president International Typographical
Union and' leading candidate for the
position oX Public Printer, either sug
gested or wrote the editorial in the
Typographical Journal that called
President Wilson a "high-browed near
statesman," was made yesterday by J.
W. Hays, secretary-treasurer of the
typographical body and editor of Its
official organ, tno uypograpnicai jour
nal. Opponents of Mr. Lynch for the Job
as head of the Government Printing
Office unearthed the editorial. It was
printed in the Typographical Journal
in October, 1910, and intimated that
Mr. Wilson, then candidate for Gov
ernor of New Jersey, would not re
ceive much support from printers.
The editorial was regarded as a death
blow to the Lynch candidacy by op
ponents, who claimed also that Mr.
Lynch either wrote or Inspired the
story.
Mr. TTavs denial that-Lynch had any
thing to do with the story is expected
to put a new angle on the situation.
Lynch, who has been regarded as the
leading, candidate for Public Printer, has
the support of practically every union
printer in the United States.
ALLIES IS CLASH.
BHlgarts and Servia at War Over
Spoils.
Vienna, April 18. Dissatisfaction with
the allotment of the territorial spoils of
the war with Turkey has resulted in an
open clash between Bulgaria and Servian
according to reports reaching here to
day. One dispatch tells of a battle between
Bulgarians and Servians near Kuma-
nova, in which the latter were defeated
and eighty killed and wounded.
A Salonlkl dispatch reports that the
Bulgarians have been ordered to march
against Monastir. :whlla the Servians are
.concentrating three divisions at Velos
'Against the Bulgarians.
PNEUMONIA CURE
GLOVEMSMS
ENGAGE IN SETTO
IN PUBLIC PARK
I ,
Washington Banker Attacks
Representative as Result of
Long-standing Quarrel
INCIDENT IS NOW ENDED
Southern Lawmaker Has Hat Kiocked
( Off aid Baik Preeideat Is
Itacathed.
Fisticuffs In fashionable Farragut
Square yesterday climaxed the long
standing feud between Representative
Thetus Sims of Tennessee, a former
member of the House District Commit
tee, and Charles C. Glover, president of
the Riggs National Bank, of this city.
Mr. Glover twice landed a right hook
to Representative Sims' head, dislodging
the latter s hat.
Mr. Glover w.is prevented from finishing
his work by the interference of Sherman
Allen, Assistant Secretary of the Treas
ury, and Capt Charles E. McAllister, of
the revenue cutter service. Admiral
Dewey and Secretary of War Garrison
also were passing through the park just
in time to get a glimpse of the bout.
Mr. Sims made no attempt to strike
back, according to his own version. Mr.
Glover verified this statement. Accord
ing to Mr. Sims, the banker struck him
only once. Mr. Glover says he got la
two good wallops "with the open palm
of my right hand." ,
Mr. Glover Is sixty-three years old, but
a very active, athletic man. He is about
five feet ten and w elghs around 1S5 pounds.
Thetus Wilrette Sims is sixty-one, a lit
tle shorter than Mr. Glover, but of good
weight, although ho carries a consider
able part of it under his vest.
The affair was described to The
Washington Herald by both Mr. Glover
and Judge Sims. Their stories are con
siderably at variance, but the main facts
of the altercation, as related by them,
agrees. When seen at his country place;
at Massachusetts and Nebraska Ave
nues, late yesterday afternoon, Mr.
Glover said:
"As I was leaving my town house this
morning on my way to my bank, I saw
Sims waddling across Farragut Circle.
I crossed over to where he stood and
said. 'This is Mr. Sims, I believe.' He
replied: 'And this Is Mr. 'Glover.'
"I looked him equarely in the face and
said:
" I want to tell you to your face that
you are a contemptible liar; yes, a mis
erable, contemptible liar. Furthermore,
I mean to show you Just what I think
of you.
"With that, added Mr. Glover, "I
struck Sims a blow squarely on the jaw
with the open palm of my hand. He
reeled back and cried:
" 1 need protection. I need protec
tion "Yes," r said to him, "you do need
protection, d n you.
"With that Ihlt him again as hard
as I could. Ry that time two otherpar
tles.who were passing rushed up and
urged me to go no further. I walked
across the street and entered my auto
mobile." Mr. Glover reviewed in detail the Inci
dents that led up to the attack, stating
that he had been falsely accused again
and again by Judge Sims, and that he
had at last got to the point where he
could restrain himself no longer.
Statement by Judge Sims.
In a statement of what occurred Judge
Sims said last night:
"I left my residence, 2139 Wyoming
Avenue, this morning about 9:15 o'clock
to go to the Fostoftice Department, walk
ing down Connecticut Avenue. I started
to cross through Farragut Square. When
I was about a. third of the way through
some one came up behind me and either
touched ,me or attracted my attention In
some way. I turned around, and at first
did not recognize the man. I hadn't
seen Mr. Glover for a long time. As I
stopped to see what he wanted, he .said:
" 'Do you know who I am-'
"He looked serious, 'but not angry. I
said: 'Yes; it's Mr. Glover.'
"He said: 'Why did you attack me on
the floor of the House?' I replied: 'I did
not attack you. I simply defended my
self against your attack.'
"He said: 'You "ought to apologize.'
I replied: 'I will be glad to apologize to
you or any one else for any statement
I made that was .not warranted by the
facts, but the statements I made, at
the time I made them, I believed to be
warranted by what I understood to be
the facts.'
"Then he seemed to become angry, and
talked loudly, using profanity I would
not undertake to say what he said. X
Contiaaed oh Pave Three.
WITNESSES TESTIFY
IN McCLEARY'S BEHALF
(
Former PrUoaer oa Staid Says De-
feidaat Was Kept ia Solitary
Ceafiaemeat.
Rockvllle, Md., April 18. Testimony In
the case of Norman B. McCleary, who Is
on trial in the Circuit Court here for
the murder of Mrs. Nannie B. Henry at
Hagerstown last August, was to th
effect today that he was almost delirious
as a result of the treatment which he
Is alleged to have received In the "third
degree" methods which Is claimed was
used to force a confession from him.
This testimony is absolutely denied by
and contradicted by United States As
sistant District Attorney 'Hawken, who
said he had made it his particular busi
ness to see that McCleary was comfort
able, and had, In fact his (McCleary's)
own admission that this was the case.
Among other statements made on the
witness stand, Frank D. Waggaman,
counsel for the defense, said that Mc
Cleary had told him he iiad been kept
in a dark room, and that he was prom
ised to go in with the other prisoners
if he confessed. McCleary also told
Waggaman. according to witness, that
' he knew how to confess."
That McCleary had been kept in soli
tary confinement until he made the con
fession, waa the statement ot William
Kendall, of Smithsburg, Washington
County, who was a prisoner in tho Jail
during the time McCleary was there.
After that he. was allowed to go with
tnc otner prisoners and Kendall was
told to watch him, Kendall testified. He
said that when the other prisoners were
locked In their cells at night McCleary
and witness were allowed to remain out
and that McCleary was In a high state
of excitement, and walked ud and down
all night. '
PRINCIPALS IN "SETyrO
IN FARRAGUT SQUARE
Photo br HurifrBwuic
At Top Charles C. Glover.
Below Representative Tacts
IV. Sinn.
HASQUJETDAY
Takes Nourifhment and Bron
chial Affection Is Less
Troublesome.
DIRECTS WORK FROM BED
Conditioa Still Precarious, Say Pkysi
j ciaas, aad Another Relapse
Is Feared.
Rome, April 18. Pope Plus continued
his remarkable rally, and Is reported to
be steadily Improving tonight. While
this news has cheered Rome, it has not
tended to restore the confidence of the
"Vatican as to tho ultimate recovery of
the Pontiff.
Cardinal Merry del Val issued the fol
lowing bulletin tonight:
"His Holiness has spent a tranquil day
and has rested well. His temperature Is
97.3 Tho bronchial affection has been
materially ameliorated, and his general
condition is much Improved."
During the day the Pope took some
light chicken broth and a small piece
of dry toast.
The physicians still consider the Pope
to be in a precarious -condition. It is
pointed out that even should the bron
chial symptoms abate still further or
entirely disappear, fresh complications
of a cardiac or ureamlc nature are fear
ed, owing to the greatly weakened con
dition of the holy father. The present
rally which the Pontiff has made Is
not a true indication of his remaining
strength, for he has been fortified con
stantly with injections of camphor oil
and numerous drugs to keep up his
strength.
TakeSr"Interet In Affairs.
A huge throng of Romans congregated
in St Peter's Square tonight to watch
for the ascension of the star over the
cupola above the papal apartments,
which was predicted by Mine. Thebes,
a French clairvoyant, would occur and
signify the recovery of the Pope, The
star did not appear, and the ever super
stitious Italians drew the augury there
from that the Pope's illness will have a
fatal ending.
His Holiness is showing an Increasing
interest In affairs. He has Insisted on
conveying instructions to Cardinal Fer
rata concerning the eucharistlc congress
and on learning what arrangements have
been made for the pontifical mass on
Pentecost Sunday.
FLANDERS TBIAL POSTPONED.
Itig Crowd 'Present ia" Coiirt at
Uearlnis In Georgia Case.
Swainsborp, Ga., April IS. People from
miles around came here early today and
competed with villagers for places in
the courtroom at the' trial of Mrs. Fred
rianaers. xxeany zw veniremen were
summoned, but considerable difficulty
was anticipated in making a -selection,
because of the extensive family con
nection of Mrs. Flanders, her dead hus
band, and Dr. W. J. McNaughton.
Mrs. Flanders is charged with com
plicity ia the murder of her husband
by arsenic poisoning two years ago. Dr.
McNaughton, an admirer of the beautiful
widow, is at Savannah under death sen
tence for the murder. He may be sum
moned to testify foe the "prosecution.
Counsel for the State asked for a con
tinuance, because of the absence of ma
terial fitnesses, until the July term of
the Superior Court This was .granted,
and the case postponed.
Fire Destroy JYen-apairirr Plant.
Calgary, Alberta, April "li Fire today
destroyed tire building .occupied by Hih
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POPE SMER
.MORGAN, JR.,
CHIEF HEIR TO
FATHFISESTAIE
Widow and Daughters Each
Devised life Income on
$3,000,000.
EMPLOYES REMEMBERED
Graadckildrea, ea Pareats' Death, te
Receive Iaterest oa Beaaests, While
Relict Receives Property.
New York, April 18. J. Pierpont Mor
gan is made his father's chief heir, suc
ceeding as residuary legatee to the bulk
of the fortune of the financier under his
will, according to Information made pub
lic today.
Not even the members of the family, to
whom the will has been read, know yet
the extent of the fortune which Mr. Mor
gan left, according to reliable informa
tion. No accurate estimate ot the figure,
Is said, can be made until after the es
tate has been appraised, the work of
which, unofficially, is already under way.
It is possible, however, to state on tho
authority of one wh6 is acquainted with
certain' definite term of the will that
the following specific Dequesta have been
made:
To Mrs. J. Pierpont Morgan, the widow,
is left the Income of J3.000.000 for life,
the principal on her death to revert to
the estate. In addition Mrs. Morgan also
gets the use for life of the Morgan resi
dence at 219 Madison Avenue, as well as
the country place at Highland Falls,
N. Y.
To Miss Anne Morgan a similar mone
tary bequest of J3.000.000 is made, the
income from this amount to be paid to
her during her life. Should she marry
and leave children. It is provided that
the principal, on her death, shall revert
to the children: but should she die un
married or childless the full amount of
the principal it is provided, shall revert
to the residuary estate. Under no con
ditions would It be possible under the
will ior Miss Morgan's husband to in
herit the money.
To Mrs. Herbert I. Satterlee, formerly
Laura A. P. Morgan, and Mrs. W. Pier
son Hamilton, who was Juliet T. Mor
gan, tno income on s,vw,uw is uovmeu
separately, with the proviso that upon
their deaths the full sum In each caB
shall go to their, children.
Employes Receive Beqneats.
For the rest, two emploj es of Mr. Mor-
H-gan. who served him faithfully and upon
whom he relied partcularly Miss Bene
DaCosta Greene and Mrs. Ada Thurs
ton have been generously remembered.
Miss Greene and Miss Thurston served
Mr. Morgan In his wonderful library.
where the priceless manuscripts, first
editions, are treasured, and in recogni
tion of their services special bequests
of J15.000 each are made.
Phillips, the valet, who had been in
Morgan's service for fifteen years, re
ceives J15.000. To each of the household
staff in the employ of Mr. Morgan for
more than five years, including even the
man who periodically cleaned out the
cellar and looked after the furnace, the
sum of J1.000 ia bequeathed.
In these legacies, it is declared, all of
the personal bequests in the will are em
braced. What disposition has been made
of the art collection is still in doubt, but,
barring that, all of Mr. Morgan's estate
is devised absolutely to his son.
Mr. Morgan, the younger, became the
owner of all the personal property not
otherwise disposed of. Including the won
derful camp In the Adlrondacks, the yacht
Corsair, portions of the library, and all
of the residuary estate of whatsoever
value it may attain.
The will, it is understood, will be of
fered for probate on Monday. The neces
sary documents, including the petition for
probate, the list of personal belongings,
stocks, and bonds, and other possessions
of the deceased are now being prepared.
BOWERS IS SUCCEEDED
BY HUGH M. SMITH
CoausissioBer of Bareaa of Fisheries
Gets Note frost Prendeat
Wilsoa.
George M. Bowers, Commissioner of
the Bureau of Fisheries, yesterday wa3
succeeded by Dr. Hugh M. Smith, deputy
commissioner, who will assume the duties
of his new office Immediately.
When the administration changed, Mr.
Bowers' resignation was asked for by
the President It was sent in and ac
cepted April 1, to take effect "April 10,
or as soon as a successor qualified."
A letter was received by iMr. Bowers
yesterday, which read substantially as
follows:
"My dear Mr. Bowers Your resigna
tion as Commissioner of the Bureau of
Fisheries, to take effect April 10, or as
soon as a successor qualified, is hereby
amended to take effect immediately.
Sincerely,
"WOODROW "WILSON."
" Dr. Hugh M. Smith, successor to Mr.
Bowers, has been for several years
Deputy Commissioner of Fisheries.
The appointment of Dr. Smith cam
after much delay In finding a new com
missioner. At one time it was rumored
that Walker W. Vick, assistant secre
tary of the Democratic National Com
mittee, and former secretary ot the inau
gural committee, would be named Com
missioner by President Wilson.
MARTIN SENDS MESSAGE
FROM SWISS RESORT
"Missile" Broker Wires te Frieads to
Cease Iaauiries as He
Is Safe.
London, April 18 The last act in the
farce prepared by Joseph Wllberfor-e
Martin and his friends was played when
telegrams were received from Martin
dated Vevcy, Switzerland, saying:
"Cease inquiries. All well. Writing.
V"J. W. MARTIX."
Both Scotland Yard pien and Detective
Burns believe the message to be genuine.
Detective Burns states that he ,1s now
retiring from -the case, as all interest
ceases with the discovery of Martin
alle.
Burns says that he has received an
answer to a cable niessagti he sent to
Memphis. Tenn., but he declined to dis
close the nature of either, question or
answer.
KANSAS CO-EDS HAVE
GREATEST LUNG POWER,
DECLARES PHYSICIAN
Lawrence, Kans. April 1$. Girl stu
dents of Kansas College have the great
estung power of all girl students in
thefnited States, according to a test
made by Dr. Margaret Johnson, of the
Kansas department of physical educa
tion, the result of which was announced
today. The average-Kansas girl is about
one-quarters of an inch taller than the
girls of Wellesley. The girls of the East
ern school average 116 pounds; those of
Kansas average 117. The average lung
capacity of Kansas girl students aver
abe 165 cubic Inches.
MILITANTS FIGHT
ON SHAFT TOP
Battle with Police on Pinnacle
of the Famous Fire
Monument
HURL MISSLES AT CROWD
Safrafettes Step Traffic fer Several
Hears, Before Drives freai Pesi
. tie by "Bobbks."
London. April 18. Militant suffragettes
today took possession of the famous
Fire 'monument in the fish market,
district of London, Just south of London
Bridge, and for several hours rained suf
frage literature and missiles upon thtt
crowds beneath, stopping all rram, ve
hicular, andsfoot traffic in the streets.
The women alternated their cannonade
of pamphlets with screams of "Votes for
Women" and "Victory or Death," while
the fish vendors in the streets below, en
raged at the tie-up of business, replied in
that kind of language which has made
Billingsgate famous the world over.
In addition to hurling things, some fish
merchants suffered physical injuries.
They caperd about in the street im
precating the "cause' and cursing the
police for allowing the women .to seize
the monument.
Flags of the suffrage colors, bearing all
manner of inscriptions, were hoisted ou
top of tho monument.
In the meantime the crowd in the
street below had become so dense that
all traffic was stopped.
Reserve Called Oat.
Calls for police reserves and the Are
department were sent in and it was even
suggested that the royal troops be call
ed out.
By making a concerted attack, police
men managed to storm the narrow stair
way leading to the top of the monu
ment, but there another difficulty beset
them. The women refused to descend
the steps, and one woman declared sua
would commit suicide by hurling herself
-from the top of the tower if any police
man laid hands on her.
Finding peacabler measures ineffectual,
the .officers made' a sudden rush, each
grabbing a woman. The scene then be
came one of tho wildest confusion.
Shrieking, biting, kicking, and struggling,
the women were laboriously carried down
the stairway to the street- In their rage
the women scratched the policemen's
faces, bit their hands, and tore their
uniforms. The women, with hair down,
dresses torn, and hysterical from rage
and excitement, continued to make a
demonstration In the street, and by
standers had to help the police officers
with them.
The cases of George Lansbury, former
M. P., and Mrs. Flora "General" Drum
mond. charged with inciting members of
the Women's Social and Political Union
to lawlessness, were today adjourned un
til April 26.
SUFFRAGETTE BOMB FOUND
I SCOTTISH BAHWAY STATION
Aberdeen, Scotland, April 18. A canister
filled with gunpowder and a burning can
dle attached to a fuse were discovered
in the railway station here today.
Militant suffragettes were suspected.
Many lives might have been sacrificed
if the bomb had not been found in time.
GOVERNMENT MAY HALT
FRIEDMANN PRACTICE
IajttactioB Preventing German front
AcceatingrAny New Cases Likely.
Goes to New York.
New York. April 18. Dr. Frederic
Franz Frledmann returned to this city
from Providence in response to the -le-mands
from the government that he
continue his treatment of tuberculosis
patients with his turtle serum under the
observation of government experts.
None of the patients subjected, to tests
by the government surgeons some time
ago have been examined by Dr.x Frled
mann since they received their first in
jection of the serum. Neither have they
received any further in lections, as Dr.
Frledmann remains the sol possessor
ot the bacilli from which the toxin is
obtained.
It is within the power of the govern
ment to prevent the treatment by Dr.
Frledmann of any additional patients ex
cept those offered by the government
sjirgeons under a Federal statute regu
lating the sale of virus or toxins or their
Importation for any use from foreign
countries or the Interstate transportation
of the same unless manufactured by a
duly licensed concern.
Dr. Frledmann. will examine the gov
ernment patients he has treated tomor
row morning. In company with Drs. Lav
ender and .Simpson, of the United Ctatca
Marine Hospital. It is expected that he
will then receive the injunction that he
must refrain from treating any new pa
tients until he has demonstrated the
merits of his serum to the satisfaction
of the United States government.
'GUNMEN" BIND AND
EOB NEW YORK DENTIST,
USING MAXIM SILENCEBS
New York, April IS. "We've Maxim
silencers on these guns, and we'll shoot
and nobody'll be the wiser," said one of
three men who today held up, boundand
gagged Dr. Benjaman Frieman, of B.
Frleman & Co , dentists, In his office at
152 Delancey Street, according to a re
port mtfdo to the police.
Dr. Frieman. who was found tied to hla
chair, told detectives that his assail
ants Tiad taken 53.500 In gold for flllna
teeth, and ,other. articles from his safe.
fleeing from tho bulldlns after repeating
threats to shoot' him dead is he r.iisnl
Sm outcry
BRYAN-CLARK
1110 IS ENDED
AT 'LOVEFEASr
Friends. Bring Secretary tf
State and Speaker ef Hrase
Together at LnacheM.
BOTH MAKE STATEMENTS
Meetkf Is Ear-Mered ky RefrteeaU-
the Bel Famer Esfraagti
Mea Snake Haa.
Champ Clark and William J. Bryan
have wept on each other's shoulders and
made up. After elaborate negotiations,
covering several days, the two were
brought together at a Iwieheon yester
day afternoon for the first time since
J tho falling out at the Baltimore con
vention, which resulted in the overthrow
ot, Hi? Clark ooni and the nomination
of Woodrow Wilson. Tho two clasped
hands, broke bread together, and issued
statements.
The Secretary of State said, in effect"
"You were all right, Champ; It was the
company you were keeping that I ob
jected to."
The Speaker, in his statement, con
cedes nothing, except that Mr. Bryan
now has done all that he can do to re
pair the Injury inflicted at the Baltimore
convention.
Sf.re to the Brvan statement:
My meeting with Mr. Clark has served
to clear up a misunderstanding as to my
exact position toward him at the Balti
more convention. I have tried to make It
clear to Mr. Clark that I have always re
garded, and do now regard him, as a good,
clean progressive Democrat. If my lan
guage at Baltimore created any impres
Bi?" hat I was charging Mr. Clark
with being in sympathy with any of the
reactionary forces, I am glad of the op
portunity to correct any such miscon
struction of my words or acts, for I did
not Intend to reflect upon either the per
sonal or political integrity of the Speaker.
It Is my earnest wish that there may be
cordial co-operation between the State
Department and the Speaker in carrying
out the policies of the administration.
"WILLIAM J. BETAS."
Here is the Clark statement:
"It is beyond the power of Col. Brjan
or any one else to correct the Injustice
that was done me at Baltimore. The loss
of the Presidential nomination was a
small thing, as compared to the injury
done to my reputation in the ees of the
world. But now that Col. Bryan in his
public statement has done what he can
to remove the injurious impressions that
were created by his Baltimore speeches,
I feel that we can all the better co-operate
for the good of the administration. I
can ouly repeat what I have publicly de
clared time and-time again, that all per
sonal or JtelflssFconsiderations mui,t glvo
way to the duty that all Democrats owe
to our party and to our country.
"CHAMP CLAHK."
Bell Engineer Meeting.
Bryan's statement had been submit
ted to Clark, and Clark's to Bryan and
each had been O. K'd., by the other
before the formal meeting and the
hand shake took place. The recon
ciliation of the Commoner and tlits
Speaker took place at a luncheon, giv
en by Ira E. Bennett, in a private dining-room
at the New Wlllard. Thb"
passing of the peace pipe was the re
sult of efforts by Mr. Bennett and
Theodore A. Bell, of California.
The harsh feelings between Clark
and Bryan have been one of the dan
ger spots In the Democratio situation.
The Speaker came out of the Baltimore
convention vowing that he would never
again have anything to do with CoL
Bryan. Clark, on every occasion,
showed his bitter feeling toward tho
Commoner. No sign of recognition
passed between the two on inaugura
tion day. when they sat only a few
feet apart at the ceremonies, and it
was an open secret that Mr. Clark's
friends feared that his intense bitter
ness might carry him beyond the pro
prieties whenever the two should meet
face to face.
This hostility has been one of the chief
embarrassments to the Wilson adminis
tration up to this time. Bryan always
has shown a conciliatory spirit, but
Clark held aloof until Mr. Bell and his
friends took up the negotiations last
Monday.
Bell was in a particularly favorable
position to act as negotiator. Ho had
served as temporary chairman of the
Democratic convention in Denver In 1908
which nominated Col. Bryan. At Balti
more he was for Champ Clark until the
very last gun was fired. At Baltimore
Brjan put Bell on his blacklist because
he had formed the impression that he
was faioring the "Interests."
Mr. Bell decided to thresh out his own
case with Bryan first and then take up
the harmony programme. Ha walked
tnto the State Department and asked for
Contlnaeil on Page Three.
400,000 MEN OUT
ON SUFFRAGE STRIKE
Belgian GovenuBeat Admits Hag e Pre
portioas of Socialist Moreneat
Priaters to Waflc Oat
Brussels, April 18. The Belgian gov
ernment admitted today that over 400,009
men have Joined the manhood suffrage
strike, which opened Monday. No re
ports of disorders have been received,
and the Socialist leaders continue tnelr
advice for peace.
The strike leaders announced today
that from the present outlook the strike
will last until after May i. Practically
every printer in Belgium will Join the
strike tomorrow, and the newspapers
have announced that they will suspend
publication indefinitely. The situation in
becoming more serious each day. The
shipowners are extremely pessimistic
over the outlook for handling cargoes.
The hydraulic workers and telephone
operators In Berekem and Antwerp
struck today. Negroes are being em
ployed in unloading Hamburg-American
Line vessels now in port.
A number of strikers returned to work
In the vicinity of Borange this morning,
the greater portion being quarry work
ers. Many of the largest industrial concerns
will be forced to close down within a
few days, owing -to the Jtuel shortage.
which is already becoming felt througO-
out the country.
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