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WASHINGTON. D. C THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1913.
H. L. WILSON AND
Denies the PUcy-of Great
Britain, Fraace, or 'Ger
many Was Affected by the
Speech He Delivered at
EXPRESSION OF VIEWS
OF DIPLOMATIC CORPS
Belief that Mr. Lind Will
Move Slowly at Mexico
City President Pleased
with Tenor of Develop
Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson pre
cipitated himself into the Mexican situa
tion again jesterday when he Issued
statement in answer to that made by the
British Foreign Office on Monday in ex
planation of Great Britain's attitude in
recognizing the Huerta administration.
The Ambassador a angered by the
referenoe in the British statement to a
speech he delivered on behalf of the Dip
lomatic Corps at Mexico Citj at a recep
tion to Provisional President Huerta soon
after his inauguration.
After an emphatic declaration that the
British recognition of Huerta had been
mereb the recognition of a provisional
president pending an election, the state
ment of the foreign office said:
The French and German governments
also recognized President Huerta after
s reception by him of the whole diplo
matic party at which a congratulatory
Ipeech -was made in their behalf b the
It was the Implication which Mr. Dil
lon saw In this last sentence that the
lo-called "congratulatory speech" by him
had had something to do with the recog
nition of Huerta by France and Ger
many and by inference Great Britain
that aroused the Ambassador s Ire.
In his statement, Mr. Wilson denied
absolutely that the poller or any or the
three pott era aassedvha leeu la amy
war affected by hl speech, and he
disclaimed responsibility lor the -coa-gr-itulntorj"
tour of the aneech Itself.
Had ut llrcucnlied llncrtn.
The Ambassador declared that not
onls had he refused to assume the re
sponsibility for drawing- the address.
which he delivered for the Diplomatic
Corps, but that the address actually
was drawn bs the British and Spanish
Ministers. The address appeared, lie
..l.l. m. the exnreaston of the llctta of
the entire corps, none ol vinvite bov-
...,.ni. hn.l a that time recognised
The Amba-.saaor twits the Foreign Or
"ke with the statement that for m-ire
1 an a month after the reception referred
o the Billish government inalntaint-d in
iltituue of hostil'tj to Huerta. and tl.f
rthen recognition f.nallv was accorded it
..line as a distinct reversal of policy.
Aside fron the Interest which attach -d
to an expression jf Mr Wilson bearing
jii Mexico there was speculation on tin
xteut to which Gleat Britain might be
s.ispoaed to hold the State Department
i sponsible for the utterance of the re
tlling Ambassador It was recalled tl-ai
MV. Wilson- resignation was accrtcd
lv the President to take effect Octoth r
14 and that until this t'me he is to e
main on .1 Rave of absence status, sub
It ct to the orders of the Secretary
The rresident. It was believed at the
time, pliced these conditions on the
lcccplauce of Ambassador Wilson's
resignation for the direct purpose of
pi eventing him from returning to Mex-
ico and of removing him from the Mex-
ican situation as far as possible Be -
aiise Mr. Wll.on atlll ranka aa an offl-I
of the State Department,
COSTINLi l ONPAGE THlttd
SELECT NEW OFFICERS
At Closing Session of Federation in
Milwaukee Baltimore Is Selected
as Next Convention City.
Milwaukee. Aug. 13. Charles L Den--ecbai
d, of New Orleans, was re
jected president, and Anthonj Matre.
-l St. Loub;, secrctarj, at the closing
session of the Catholic Federated So
letles, todav. Baltimore was chosen as
he next convention clt.
Other officers elected were: First 'ce
iresident, Thomas P. Flsnn, of Chicago:
econd vice president, J. A. Collier,
shakopee. Minn ; third vice president,
Joseph Trey, New York: fourth nee
president, J J. Hires, Buffalo. N. V.;
Iifth vk-e piesident. Dr. Peter b Oanz.
ixiuisville. Kj . sixth vice president, J
M. Callnhan. Milwaukee, treasurer. V. V.
Heckenkamp, jr, Qulncv, 111; marshal.
C H llerold. Seneca, Kans.. color bear
er. Chief Leo Hawk, Rosebur. S Dak.
Executive board Archbishop Mtssmer.
Milwaukee; Rt. Rev. James A. McFaul,
D D . Trenton, N J : Thomas IT. Can
ion. Chicago. Nicholas Gonner. Du
auque. Iowa: Edward Feeney. Brookljn:
F. W. Immckus. Pittsburgh: Daniel
Duffy, Pottsvillc, Pa.: John Whalen,
N'ew York: C. V. Wallace. Columbus.
Dhio; H. V. Cunningham. Boston, and
Z. 11. Schulte, Detroit.
Mgr. Ambrose Roche, of Boston. In
ala report, criticised Sunday sports. The
"To my mind, the commandment "re-
member the Sabbath Day and keep it
aolsV means the entire day. and not a
part. One of the most pernicious causes
af desecration, of the das' Is the spirit
of commercialism ihich Is nourished
oy the profits- to be made by Sunday
S8.60 to Monntnla Lake Park
Baltimore and Ohio R. XL. July 31 to
for " return '
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Vancouver. E. C. Aug. IS Gen.
Felix Diaz, sent by Huerta as special
envoy to Japan, says he will proceed
to Japan despite the message from
the Japanese government, which aaya
that Diaz will not be received as a
Mexican official, but merely as a pri
vate individual. Diaz, who Is a
neDhevv of the former President of
Mexico) is to express the thanks of I
the Mexican centennial.
C. Leslie Reynolds, Protecting
Flowers from Boy, Dies
SERVICE OF 39 YEARS
Superintendent Only Recently Achieved
Ambition in Succeeding Old Em
ployer, W. R. Smith.
While scolding a mischievous colored
loy for throwing stones, C Leslie Res
nolds, superintendent of the National
Botanic Garden, jesterday afternoon
dropped dead naar thC garden gate at
Third and B Street a victim of heart
For some time the superintendent had
been annoved by small colored and Ital-
n bovs In the neighborhood throwing
stones at the flowers, plants, and the
hothouse windows. Yesterday afternoon
shortls after 3 o'clock he discovered sev
eral colored boys throwing atones and
lumps or dirt. One of the lumps struct
him on the hand and he started In pur
suit of the bo. finalls overtaking him.
siarta to Take Hov Home.
Mr Revnolds started to take the
soungstcr to his home and urge his par
ents to correct him, being accompanied
b Fletcher Warner, a colored empiose.
who was in the garden at the time. The
superintendent was excited greatly. As
they walked along he continued to ad-
onlh the colored Ih. gesticulating
irteis. inev were near me Karuen Kan;
lat Third and B Streets when suddcnlv
.Mr. nes noins aroppea 10 me grounu. me
impact cutting a gash In his forehead.
Several policemen who were passing
hurried Into the garden, but It was evi
dent that life was extinct. The body
was taken to the morgue, but later In
the evenlug was removed to the super
intendent'' residence inside the garden.
Coroner Nev itt Issuing the necessary
Mr. Ki- nolds had been In rather poor
health foi several months, complaining
frequentlv. He had not suffered notice
ably from heart trouble. It is believed
that the intense excitement caused by
the epirode with the mischievous Iwys
weakened his heart and killed him. Upon
learning of her husband's death, Mrs
Revnolds grew hvterical. and it required
several hours to quiet her. She had not
been in good health tor some time, and
brought about a complete
Mi Rev iiold.. was about fiftj -five ears
j of age. He was born in Montgomery
i Counts. Mar land, near Silver Springs,
and spent his bos hood there. For several
'sears he was a Senate page, and as a
mere south entered the service of the
Botanic Garden in the caiiacity of mes
senger h. That was about thirtv-nmc
vears ago Since then lie had worked
Himself graduallv upward Following the
death of Superintendent illiam R. Smith
last ear he was made his successor.
TttnrrJccl an Kmpliije.
About five sears ago Mr. Reynolds mar
ried Miss Khzabeth Noonau. who had
been tmploved at. the Botanic Garden
for a number of seers as a clerk.
Mr. Revnolds was a Mason and a mem
ber of the Florist Club of Washington
Mr. I!t- nulds Is survived bj his w'dcv, ,
V. W. Revnolds,, of New 'iorK
a civil engineer, and two brothers, CpL
Kdward Resnolds, a senior captain in
the Rt-vrnue Cutter service, thought to
he in Alaskan waters, and Benjamin F.
Resnolds, superintendent of the Cits
Cemetery at Norfolk, Va
Funeral arrangements have not been
made, but It is likely that there will be
Masonic rites. Interment probably will
be In Glenwood Cemetery.
Mr. Resnolds was a member of the
Association of Oldest Inhabitants, and It
is expected that representatives of that
oiganlzatlon. as well as of the Florist
Club, will attend the funeral.
MRS. E00SEVE1T EETUENING.
OIntic Brtnirlnar Mnny Americans
Uncle from Europe.
Southampton, England. Aug. 13. Mrs.
Theodore Roosevelt sailed for America
todav on the giant liner Oljmplc. of the
White Star Line.
The Oljmplc carried nearly 400 saloon
passengers, including many prominent
society people Leslie Faber. who Is go
ing to fulfill a theatrical engagement:
Morgan Kingston' the former Welsh
miner, now hailed as one of the world's
greatest tenors, and Sir Edward and Lady
rSchafer. who will embark at San Fran
Cisco for a four-month tour of Japan.
1,1)00 Searching: for rsrro.
Lexington, Mo , Aug. 12. More than
!,(. men today weie hunting for Goldle
Wlnkfield, a negro, determined to lynch
him for the murder of thlrteen-j ear-old
Kstelle Potter, daughter of Newton Pot
ter, a wealthy farmer, who eroplosed
Wlnkfield. vTlie child's body was found
in a ravine, iter throat had been cut.
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STATE OF NEW
William Sulzer, Impeached,
Refuses to Quit Executive
SEPT. 18 SET FOR TRIAL
Situation Unprecedented in United
State History Ousted Governor
Eludes Service of Articles.
Albans. X. Y., Aug. 13 At 4-02 this
afternoon the blistering article of im
peachment against William Sulzer
adopted by the Assembly in the dawn
ing hours of the da were accepted bs
the Senate. Martin H. Glvnn took office
as acting governor of New York, and
the first gap in bulzer's tw ents'-three
Sears of continuous public service came
with his automatic suspension from the
office of Governor.
Downstairs in the little office back of
the legislative chamber, Mr. Sulzer. sur
rounded by bis counsel, insisted that he
still was Governor. His trial for "high
crimes and misdemeanors," Including a
charge of grand larceny. Is set for Sep
tember IS before the Senate and the ten
judges of the Court of Appeals. He will
cheerfully appear for trial, but holds that
up to and during his trial he cannot and
will not be dislodged from office.
It was learned tonight that when the
Governor sent for Senator Frawles" last
evening It was to make a final appeal
Snlser "hakra Fist.
"Tou know. Senator," said the Gov
ernor, ' that this has gone too far. I
didn't expect anything of the kind, and
I don t believe sou did. You must
stop It "
Frawles" replied that he was sorry, but
the thing was out of his hands. Where
upon the Governor, shaking his fist,
"If sou Impeach me, Jim Fra lev,
there will be a revolution In this State.
The people who elected me will not
stand for my removal, and sou know It,'
Frawlej- Insisted that nothing could be
done, and the Interview closed.
As a consequence of his defiant n
tude there will be two executive officers
and two Governors, each claiming au
thority, until a test Is had and the courts
pass definitely upon Mr. Suiters claim
that he Is the chief executive of the
State. Such a situation Is unparalleled
In the history of this countrs, and Its
like will probably never be witnecscd
Snlser Karaite 9er-le-. A
To maVe assurance of Mr. Sulzer's sus
pension aourjiy sure an attempt was
made to serve him with the articles of
impeachment before he left the build
Ing But he put on his slouched hat and
strode down the stairs before his arch
enems'. Clerk Patrick McCabe, of the
Asembls. could serve him.
Meann hlle, Lieut.
Gov Glvnn. sum
moned to the capltol after the receiving
of the articles, declared that he was
acting Governor and henceforth all the
State officials, save thoe still loval to
Sillier, will look to Glvnn for direction.
When Glynn took office Majorlts Lead
er Robert F. Wagner, of the Senate, be
came acting Lieutenant Governor. There
will lie no change in the pas of any of
the officials Involved in th proceedings.
Mr. Sulzer will be I-it in untroubled pos
session of the exectsrive chamber until
the courts have passed on his right to
stiv there, and will receiv- the full Gov
ernor s pay through his suspension and
Una o Policies.
Being Acting Governor onls. Mr Glvnn
efralned from making ans' statement is
to future polics. It Is known, however,
that he will make no great changes un
til he becomes the real Governor and
that not even minor changes will be
made without deliberation Mr. Glsnn
will have the support of practically i
the adminlstntion that has surrounded
Mr. Sulzer is tonight In consultation
CUTIUH on"'b fock.
Fifty Thousand Pieces
Of Chewing Gum Stolen
From Freight Platform
"Who stole the chew Ins: giim?"
This Is Hie question which confront--the
police In, solving the mjstcry sur
rounding the disappearance of live li'ir
Vcases of gum from the platform of the
Merchants Transfer and storage Corn
pans at the Pcnnsslvania Railroad
freight sards on Four - and - a - Half
The gum, consigned to the Washing
ton Tobacco Compans. was delivered
by the railroad people to the transfer
compans". Monday a negro drove up
at the platform and said he had come
for a case of the chewing gum belong
ing to the tobacco compans". Yester
day another negro came for the four
other cases. The ?um never has
reached Its proper destination.
Central Office Detective James
Sprlngman has been detailed on the
case, and he Is searching every negro
alley In the city In the hope of picking
up a clew as to the thief. He has fig
ured it out that there are in the cases
in.090 packages of gum. With Ave
pieces to the package, there are 50.000
pieces. These laid lengthwise would
cover altnost five miles Chewed and
pulled out to the fullest extent, thev
would reach to Richmond, Va, and
G0EIETS DENY DIVORCE RUMOR
Multltnllllonnlre nml Wife ot
L Newport. Aug. 11 "It's nil false" was
the comment made today by friends of
Robert Goelet and his wife, formerly
Elsie Whelan, when told of a report pub
lished In Philadelphia that the couple
were to be divorced.
Mrs. Goelet refused to see newspaper
correspondents, but sent word By her
butler that there was no truth In the
report. The butler stated that Mr. and
Mrs. Goelet had luncheon together today
and dined together last night,
$114)0 tn Niagara Kail, and Ketnra
Baltimore aad Ohio Route
7:15 a. m August 15 and 29, September
12 and 26. October-10, valid for return
within IS daysy Cheap side trips from
the Falls to Canadian resorts. Liberal
sinpnvera rtirnlnff. Dining can north
of Philadelhla Adv
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GRIFF AFTER TY COBB
FOR THE NATIONALS
Declares He WiM Ghre iee,M for
the Great OstieUer.
Br WILLIAM I-fc,KT.
Eredal to The WublogtoB Hcnld.
Detroit, Mich., Aug. 13. Clark Griffith.
rranager of the -"Washington Baseball
team, will tomorrow offer Owner Frank
Navln. of the Detroit club, a certified
check for SICC.OOO for the unconditional
release of Ty Cobb, the greatest all-
around baseball player In the world.
"I am almost willing to bet," said
Griff tonight, "that Navln accepts my
According to the OM Fox, wltb Cobb
In the Washington line-up he will win
the American League pennant for the
Nationals next season and the SIOOOO
spent at this time will come back In 1311
But He Does Not Want It In
cluded in Pending Cur
HOT DEBATE IN CAUCUS
Discussion Orer Amendments for Re
Uhlie the House Democratswere en
gaged sesterday in a wordy battle In
caucus over the proposed amendments to
the administration banking bill authoriz
ing the Issue of currency on wheat, corn,
and cotton. President MIson Issued a
statement announcing that he favored
the ci ration of a ssstem of agricultural
credits. However, he adjured his parts
colleagues not to attempt to put such
legiilatlon into the pending banking
The President's statement was designed
to put a check on the movement that
apiears to be growing among Democrats
to so amend the banking bill as to pro
vide that warehouse certificates Issued
against wheat, corn, cotton, and other
agricultural staples shall be accorded the
same privilege of rediscount as what Is
known as "prune commercial paper." It
became apparent in caucus Tuesdas that
the supporters of "com tassel currency"
were making progress, and tho President
was so aded. Arcordlngls ha setter
lisy gave assurulice that at the proper
time ho would fsupport a bill providing
fur a ssstem of rural credits.
Notice was given the President's state
ment In caucus, but It did not have the
effect on the 'radicals' that was ex
Iiected. Representative Hmr of Texas,
who Is leading the movement for "agri
cultural currencs," announced that the
fight for this principle would be con
tinued, and it is known that his imme
diate lieutenants are in harmony with
It is suggested, however, that many
Democrats, who were dlsiwsed to favor
"ufcricultural curienes ' will fall in wi h
the President's wlshey. support the pend
ing bill, and then look to the administra
tion tosubmit a plan next winter under
which a special system of banking will
be created for the benefit of the farmers
of the country.
Tim- il llrlinte Kxtemleit.
Yesterdas'n debate In aucus was a
livels one. It hinged largels around the
amendments providing for the rediscount
of warehoi.se certificates representing
corn, cotton, and wheat. As a result
there was more demand for time In
which to speak Accordingly general
debate was again extended, this time
from ten to thirteen hours This means
that the eau us will not get down to the
business of disiusslng amerdments until
Krldas or Saturdas. Mr. Henrs". who
Is lesdlng the right against the admlnis
tiation bill, predicted last night that the
can us would not romlude Its work un
til about August "2. Instead of the lat
ter part of this week, the time previously
ret for conclusion of debate by the leafi
er- However, cvn lr tne caucus is pro
longed a week or so this will not In
terfere with the P'an of the leaders to
put the bill thiough. the House as per
schedule Thes sas tint u action in
caucus Is delistd 'era time wlll-bi? re
quired for the consideration of the bill
in the House
Representative IlulMcy or Ohio, a con
servative member of the Banking and
Currency Committee, sesterday made a
peech In defense of the administration
It'll. He raid that the measure was a
bood one in the main and that It rep
resented a long step In advance over ex
isting conditions. He opposed the Kags-
dale-Henrs amendments, anil expressed
the hope that thiv would ie aeieaiea.
Up to date the Democrats nave aone
all the proposing In connection with the
banking and eurrencs situation. inc
Republicans will this week try their
hand on It. The minority of the How
m d the Senate will meet In Joint cauci r
to discuss their attitude toward the
rtepnhllcnn Support Expected.
Ud to date the Hepu'olicins have shown
no disposition to start a fight against th
measure, although many of the minority
leaders have doubted tne wisdom oi at
tempting legislitlon of the kind at this
sifslon. Democratic leaders say th"t
when the time comes to vote that mai y
Republicans will suprort the admlntj
ti at Ion., They have received such as
surances from a number of Republicans.
In his statement on agricultural credits
President Wilson declares that the ques
tion should be given distinct considera
tion. He does not want It to retard the
pending banking bill. Ht polrts out that
a commission has been cent to Europe
study the systems or agricultural
credits in operation there, and suggeau
tliat before Congress acts It should ha
before It the report of this commission.
He argues that farmers need extended
bank accommodations, and declares that
provision for a plan of farmers credits
Is our next great task and duty. This
Is taken to mean that this subject will
be prominently featured in the legisla
tive, program that will be formulated at
tl." beginning of the December session cf
Oalr SL30 t Pallaaelaala. S&33 Ches
ter aa S-LOO Wllmlajrtau aad Return.
Baltimore and unto rrora union sta
tion, Washington. D. C 8.00 a. ra. Sun-
lay. August 17. returning;. leave pnua-lelnM.-i.
7-00. Chester. 7:20. and Wll-
mlntrton 7s42 n. m. n. day. AdT.
Leaders in Suffrage States Be
lieve They Have Balance
SESSIONS HERE OPENED
Fiflit to Be Made for Adoption of Con
stitutional Amendment Hearias;
Before Rules Committee Today.
Four million women will cast their
next Federal ballots for the enfranchise
ment of all the women of America.
Leaders among the women voters of
the West sesterday met at the Shore
ham In their first national council and
took the measure of their strength In
national politics. Thes- practically de
cided that they hold the balance of
power for future Federal elections, and
that this Justifies them In expecting
from Congress the passage of the con
stitutional amendment now before It
glv'ng suffrage to all the women of the
Delegates to the council believe that
the woinen'a vote will hold together as
a unit behind the demand for nation
wide woman suffrage. Besides the
women's vote, they are convinced that
a large enough percentage of the men's
vote of the ten suffrage States would be
Ith them to more than assure the
carrsiug of these States in their Inter
est, This strength will be brought to
the attention of the Democratic leaders.
with the request for early action on the
During the last session of the council,
that of next Friday afternoon, when
the sentiment of Senators and Repre
sentatives toward the amendment has
been thoroughly considered, the women
voters will hold a symposium upon the
attitude of the national parties toward
oman suffrage Dr. Cora Smith King.
of Washington, will open this delibera
Itrliernt na tn Pinna.
Although members of the council re
fuse emphatically to make known their
Plans, it is evident that thes will take
steps to asure the earning of the ten
suffrage States In ISIS for the partv
pledging immediate rederal enfranchise
ment of women That there will be at
IeRt one strong nitlonal parts In the
Held In 1X pledged to equal suffrage,
the women are certain. And. If the nec
essity arises, they are lust as certain
that the party to which they throw
their strength will come Into power.
In rlaln words, much plainer than an
used by the women delegated to the
touncll. the Democratic party has a
problem on its hands more vital to It
than Hie tariff or currency problems.
that of woman suffrage It must either
enfranchise the women hv Federal
imendment. or be forced out of power
at the next general elections.
'We are a ncn-partisan organization
said Dr. Viola M. Coc. president of the
womm voters of Oregon, "and hence
are able to woik together closelv. We
believe that Congress should pass our
amendment this session. Me believe that
we have become a factor In national
politics that deserves consideration We
will ute our power in the interest of the
disenfranchised women of America."
MIm iildnma A Ice 1'rrslrirnt.
At the opening of ihe afternoon session
at the Slioreh.ini, Miss Jane Addams. a
itmber of the Illinois delegation, was
e'ected vice presldent-at-large of the Na
tional Council by acclamation. Mrs
Emma Smith DeVoe. president of the
council then asked her to pieslde. The
cons'deratlon of the suffrage situation in
the Senate and In the House took up
the greater part of the time of this
Diiustlon of the attitude of the Sen
ate toward suffrage was opened with a
paper on the subject by Miss Jcanette
Rankin, of Montana. The general situa
tion in the House was summed up by
s Lucy Burns, vice chairman of the
Congressional Union of the N. A. W. 8.
A. Little of what was said in these
discussions was made public besond the
admission that equal suffrage advocates
LOVTIMjED OS TAGE six.
KILLING OF CANADIAN
PUZZLE TO THE POLICE
New York Slentns Are Dragging Cry
with Wide Net to Catch
New York. Aug. li Efforts ot the
police engaged In tracing the murderers
of William G. Martin, the wealthy To
rcito merchant, whose bods was found
In a back room of a furnished room
house at GS West Fifty-seventh Street,
centered tonight on a search for a pretty
blonde who had called herself a vaude
ville actress, and a man named Johnson,
who posed as the woman's husband.
This couple up to list Monday night
had occupied the room ' In which Mr.
Martin's bods was found. It was at
first reported on seemingly good author
ity that he had met his death from stab
wounds, but Coroner Wlnterbottom. after
tne autopsy at the morgue today, said
that death had undoubtedly been due to
A ctatement made by Mrs. Theodore
Jones, the landlady or the house, fur
nished the police with their clew to the
Johnsons. They are also seeking sev
eral others, among them a supposed
Canadian friend, whom Mr. Martin had
told Mrs. Anna Barrett that he was to
see on the night on which he was mur
dered. Mrs. Barrett was a former busi
ness associate of the slain man.
It was also learned that the police
are looking for a, companion of the
Johnsons, a man satd to be Johnson's
uvother-ln-!aw. Eight or nine persons
are to be Included In the dragnet which
the police have thrown out In the search
for the slavers. A man and his wife
named Smith and a Mr. and Mrs. Rose,
who occupied rooms In the Jones house,
and whe were on friindly terms with the
Johnsons, are also being sought.
Lew Rates CaMormia aad Reran
'During summer and early fall Return
different rout. Most liberal stopover
pri-rUeges, Standard sleeping cars dally.
Cool rattan upholstered tourist sleeping
cars, personally conducted, dally, except
Sunday. Berth. St: section, HIM. Wash
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J. Poston. austral Axsat Adr.
HEADS NATIONAL COUNCIL
OF W0XAN V0TEBS
t"jf3-Vt J-aaasua.' -7
3IRa. KtItII SMITH DC SOB
O'Neal Appointment Meets
with Practically No
MARYLAND CASE SIMILAR
Leaden Hare Grate Doubt as
Legality of Forthcoming
Representathe Henry D Claston of
Alabama, who arrived late last night
bearing credentials from Gov. O'Neal of
Alabama as Senator ad Interim, will not
he permitted to take the oath of ofllee.
The Indications are that if the question
Is put to a ote in the benate to test
the alldtly of the appointment of Judge
Clas ton by Gov. O Ntal. that the Gov
ernor s action will be held Invalid bs an
When the eredentials are submitted in
the Senate, if they arc submitted, a mo
tion will be made to refer them to the
Senate Committee on Privileges and tac
tions. Instead uf following the usual
course and placing them on file. Under
sueh circumstances, Mr. Claston would
not be allowed to take the oath of office,
so that the receipt and nfereme ot the
credentials probably will be the only
proceedings in the case.
House Itraignntliin steeessar).
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It was iwinted out sesterday that Mr.
?,XZtLnL??:"?:X " i.'Vrn!f.ri
of the House, and he ts quoted in dis
patches from Alabama as saing that
he would not resign until he was sworn
In as Senator. This statement was re
ceived with surprise bs Senators, who
pointed out that Mr. Claston could nut
be sworn In as Senator until after he
had resigned as a member of the House.
even If the credentials '
ere not open to
sesterdas iKxame apparent that
there was an overwhelming sentiment
on both sides of the Senate chamber
against permitting Judge Claston to take
the oath of office. On the Democratic
side Senator Bacon of Georgia. Senator
Overman of Noith Carolina, and Senator
Kern of Indiana were outspoken in the
opinion that Gov. O'Neal had no au
thority to make- the appointment. The
conclusion was bised on the following
paragraph from the amendment to the
Constittulon. proclaimed last February,
hich changed the method of electing-
Whe- vacancies happen In the repre-
sentation ot ans State in the Senate, the
executive authoritv of such State shall
issue writs of election to fill such vacan
cies: p.ovlded. that the Legislature of
any State mas empower the executive
thereof to make temliorary appointments
until the people till the vacancies bv
electlon. a the Legislature mas direct."
The Alabama Legislature has made no
prov Irion for filling vacancies in the
Senate from that State, nor has it au
thorized the Governor to make appoint
ments. The Senate leadeis promptly ad
vised Governor O Neal to com ere the
Leg "ature In special session without de
las. and secure anthorlty bv a Joint
resolution or otherwise to appoint a
Senator ad Interim. If he had done so.
the matter of idling the vacancy might
have been delased for a short time, orjments then and her statements now a-e
unt!" the Legislature could be assembled.
but a Senator bcarlns; such credentials
from the Governor undoubtedly wouldttlmons at 10 o'clock tomorrow momtng.
have been seated, and the matter of pro-1
COVrtM tT ON t'ACE FOUR.
ATLANTIC CITY MEN
WANT DEEPER CHANNEL
Coatmittee of Infaesrlial Citizens Will
Cosae to Capita for
Atlantic City. N. j'. Aug-. 11 Another
effort Is to be made by residents of this
city to secure the longc-ovefed deeper
channel for Atlantic City's Inlet.
A committee composed ot ,ur. tmery
Marvel. Dr. J. B. Thompson, .former
Senator "Edward -A. Wilson., former
Senator Edward S. Lee, ' Charles r D.
White. Hon. Clarence L. Cole. Han ey
Thomas, Mayor RUUIa,.Jpjph, Frallnger.
and former AssemblTman""("arIton God-
ires, win go io ivasnuurcon ior me pur
pose of having a conferenc:7wUrt Presi
dent Wilson and Seer e tars of War Gar
rison concerning the. project."! ""
Dr. Marvel, who was one of the com
mittee which went, to Washington
eighteen months ago and secured the
government appropriation, today said he
believed the government shad .fully de
cided that 'the scheme of dredging was
the only successufl way .of deepening
the Inlet, and he did -not havje any
faltli that any other scheme would tx.
looked upon' with the slightest detfre
of favor, unless It could be shown be
yond the pet-adventure of a doubt that
t was feasible. ,
And In view of toe stand taken by
the government engineers, he-did not un
derstand how feasibility could be shown
to the satisfaction of the engineers.
They were committed to plan of dredg
ing and .he did nob betlev e they would
forsake that for any other scheme.
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Miss WsUTmgtoi Admit Sk
Met Diggs Throngk SaJsv
OTHER TRIPS RECOUNTED
Shown that Defendant Had Led Ahoul
Newspaper Scandal aad Had
San Francisco, Cat., Aug. li Hour of
hour today the laws ers in the DIggi
case forced pretty little Marsha A. War
rlngton to recount by detail her acquaint
ance with Diggs and the Reno trip.
They were as merciless as inquisitors
Except when the court stayed the!
hands, they pressed her on every point
The defense made her say she was in
troduced to Dlggs by a saloon keepei
friend, one Monle Austin Introduced
under a fictitious name.
They forced her to tell of trips to Sas
Francisco. Stockton, and San Jose witr.
Diggs. Lola Norrls. and Caminetti, where
their relations and conduct were th
same as thoie at Reno. They had her
"mashing" a man in the Riverside Hotel
w hlle Dlggs and Caminetti were out rent
ing the bungalow. They placed the wine
cup at her lips.
It was made part of her reluctant tes
timons that she knew Mrs. Dlggs. and
had been entertained bs her at the Diggs
flat. There was a letter Introduced Ic
winch Diggs had addressed her as "Deal
But if she made but a poor figure,
certainly Dlggs showed in a mean and
contemptible light t was shown thai
he had lied about the approaching news
paper disclosure-, that had seared th
two girls into night.
Tells of Reno 1 l.lt.
W hen the defense offered to show that
Marsha Warrington was familiar wltl
the night life of San Francisco, thej
were not permitted to further smfrcl
When the debris of some formal test!
mons hid been cleared aw as. Attorney
Itoehe tool, the low spoken joung
wome i through her experience with
Dig., in Reno Hotel and bungalow.
In this there was nothing spared.
it cams out that on the advice ol
Digs- she and Ml"-s Norria had remained
hidden for three dajs In the Reno house.
est some one rhould see and know
them. On his advice they had. not mailed
the letie they had-written home. After "
the arrest "she had lied for him and
i had telephoned her father asking thai
the -rarrants be withdrawn,
The nrnswiifi.m ,hi i.. .
ten two months after the arrest-. imi
from Diggs to the girl, asking her to
stand by him to the end. It was in this
I that h -aii- ,, -n. di.m.. ..
" e expression of his affection.
Sou have told all about sour relations
un uiggs; askea jir. logman. In open-
M Ine In Dlggs Offlee.
But from that the cross-examination
I made her tell nf the hepfnnin nf th.
Hason In November last and of a trip to
j San Francisco In Februars of this s ear.
wnere sne was registered with Dlggs at
the Grand Hotel as man and wife. Cam
netti and Lola Norrls sustaining the same
This trip was extended to San Jose in
the Diggs automobile, with a telephoned
lie to her stepmother to account for her
absence and the man-and-wife relation
again sustained at the New Montgomery
Hotel. She freely admitted champagne
diinks and deoauchers In the office ol
Diggs. Miss Norrls and Camnettl par
t'cipating. From the trend of much of the cross-
ex.imlnrinn It Is iM, tli ,lfnanf
intends to base his case on a statement
mat it was caminetti who had first sug
gested the Reno trip: that the girls went
w (Hingis and without being induced,
frightened or persuaded: that all were
in fear of a newspaper revelation, and
that a jaunt to Reno was nothing differ- .
ent from the previous jaunts to San Fran,
elsco and San Jose.
But Mis. Warrington stuck to her storT
that It was Diggs who got the quartet
to flee, frightening them into going.
At the close of the das the defense
were struggling for possession of copies
of the statements Miss Warrington made
at Truckce Just after the Reno arrests
and Mr. Roche was trslng to keep them
from seeing the documents.
At that time the girl In the caie was
at the side of her lover, so her atate-
ans thing but the same.
The seung woman will resume her tes-
though it would seem there is very little
I more lor ner ro rcveai.
TURKS THREATEN WAR.
!ay Bnls-artnns Moil Cense Crnel
lea to Mnaaelmana
Constantinople. Aug. ll-VThe Turkish
porte today threatened to declare wai
against Bulgaria under Bulgarian sol
diers cease their slaughter of defense
less Turkish peasants.
According to reports sent tn from
Turkish military officers in Adrianople
mans Mussel-nan men and women are
being killed dally In Thrace.
CONGRESS IN BRIEF.
Met at noon and took up conslderatlor
of th agrlcult.ral schedule of the tartf.
Senator Saulsbury Introduced bill to
Increase the Vice President's salary
from SliOtO to S5.0Qu.
Lobby Investigating Committee con.
ttnued Inqulrs. Henry R. Towne. ot
Kentucky, was on the stand.
Senator William Alden Smith, ot
Special Investigating Committee, mad
preliminary report to the Foreign Rela
tions (Committee. t
Adjourned till today at 11 o'clock.
Not In session: meets tomorrow.
r-nocraU resumed caucus on currency,
War Department recommepded expendi
ture of 150,000.000 for Inland waterway,
from Boston to Beaufort. N. C
SAM Sir Luray. Vaw aad Retura.
Sundav. August .17. via Baltimore and
unio. irom i nion etniion. vvaaningion.
D C at S-15 a. m. Returnlnjc leava -
Luray s p. m. same i
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