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-.. -.. .... .....6 *-- ---E EERA-A NO. 3733. WEAIER-C0L WASHINGTON. D C THURIWpAY, JANUARY 11, 1917. ONE C ARTISA RFAT 0N LEAK PROBE Demcrats a, Rules Counnit tee Oppose Repuia" Pln fmrinquiy. "To probe or ng to pebe" the alleged Walt street-Washington peace leak was a geamion that divided the House Rules C4m.tte last night. 7he comunittee. after eve days of bm bk ast "nt l hers In .memve dlianmn and ad -OUrd without action. The Democratic members of the com mittee opposed 'a special committee of inquiry on the evidence so far collected. The Republicans favored an investiga tion. The committee divided on a resolution framed by Representative Campbell. the ma=king Republican, which would have authorised the Speaker to appoint a cam mittee of five. It would charge the ommittee to determine; Whether any one connected with the executive or legltive branches of the government of the Unite4 Statee profted either directly or indlrsaft" in the tock market transaction during the bear peace rad. The committee divivion may be oom Promised. The Demoerats will recom mend that no further action be taken. and the Republicans may present a minority report Subcmmittee en Lawsen. The committee took time during the secret sessions to name a subcommittee consistmig of Representative@ Henry. Garrett and Campbell to consider the various motions made during the hear ings charging Thomas W. Lawson with contempt for his failure to answer ques tions. The action of the committee as to Lawson will probably be delayed. A fu:l-page advertisement In a local paper demanding that the investigation proceed and pleading for stock exchange regulation legislation was Lawson's contribution to the days proceedings. The open session of the committee yes terday was featured by the appearance of R. W. Boiling. President Wilson's brother-in-law, who ws mentioned in the original leak charges. Boiling explained that he was a member of the brokerage firm of F. A. Connelly and Company, a local concern. He said that he had no knowledge Of the intention of the President to send the peace note until he read the text of the communication in the newspapers. He denied that he had either co ui cated with any one cmheted *1th the administration, or with any 4i1 M&Vrbet eonnecfon. as to pre9 0t1 1* action by the Uaited Bwe- Vee publication of the note. He aid that he eptered the broeage firm in October. 1iS, and that prior to that time he had been in the real estate business. Ne*papser Men Heard. Representatives of the International News Service, and the Central News Ser vice appeared before the committee to show the course taken by Secretary Lansing's first announcement of the note. in the news dispatches. Beth pre sented copies of their news repors show Ing that there had been no breach Of connfidence. Public Printer Cornelius Ford, and As sistant Public Printer McEvey told the committee that the method of handling the printing of confidential matters at the Government Printing Office precluded any possibility of a "leak." POL[E "TICE SQUJAD" RAIDS TIIREE RESORTS, General Clean-Up of New York Caba ret Belt to Follow. spetal to The Wahington eulk. New York. Jan. 10.-Followint closely on the report of the Rockefeller com mittee that commercialised vice had reached its lowest ebb along Broadway. the district attorney's office early today wound up an active night by raiding the Strand Roof, throwing that once emi nantly virtuous resort into pallid excite ment and departing with four women and Harry Schrimp. the captain. Earlier the same forces had raided two negro resorts in Harlem, one run by "Baron" Wilkins and the other by John Connors, making nine arrests. It is al leged that while the disorderly houses are maintained in the Harlem section. 4he Strand Roof has been made a re cruiting ground. All the arrests were on bench warrants issued by Judge Mul queen of General Sessions. Assistant District Attorney James E. Smith mid this was only the beginning of a general clean-up that would follow in the cabaret belt, and that evidence against other establishments has 'been prepared. The campaign will be directed in particular against places that cater to young, stage-struck girls. POLICE "FIXER" ADMITS iRAT, SAYS HOYNE Costello Promises Further Revelations in Chicago ScandaL Speial Cable to Th. wa~h s BeanM. Chicago, Jan. 10.-Tom Coeteile, o torious '"lxer" and go-between,, a nd Pa lice Lieut. A. 3. White, of the ILae street staton have amade confeadeas, Utute's Attorney Heyne annemeed to day, and further ====nsatena develep moeats are premis..d in the big polie These enleeiens, Mr. Hoyne maid. lead directly to Ciet Henley. He in timaed that they would eventually hit e stBil higher, but refused to give out In spite of the fact that Chief Healsu is under nmM bends, ghe atD retained his oe today. Mayer Thompsson said his --oe-- weatd be nmed teamcrrw. These tweofe the hap- amniareatedI in the raid en the "pay ef smes" in the E~ fe odt he said, had- mamtted the teeth et his chaigne that pnspe 5 nWee smd at whaimele he Ws m annd . - o-. -el y Days Ate 0'er; OldM N Wter. Job esterday sume. today winter. such Is the weather proUram. suh wintry weather is to rannin 1. some time and will no doubt be a-. CoT-mA by mow. as this has been th conm~ien in the lake region and the upper Mieddpi Valley, from which territOr2 the wave is moving. Storm w i were ordered on the at frm Virginia eapes to Maine. as the Western disturbance will be at tended by strong shifting winds which will become northwest and reach gal "GRAFT" PROBE ON Justice Department Finds Sa loon Men Mulcted. That the Department of Justice has un der surveillance an attordey of the Dis trict, who, It Is claimed has set himself UP as a "go-between' for the Excs board. and in that capacity has solicited funds from liquor dealers, was learne la-t night. I4quor dealers in all parts of the Dis trict were stirred by summons delivered during the past two days requesting their Presence for examination by A. Bruce Blelaski, chief of the bureau of Investi gations of the Department of Justice. Responding to the summons, they have been Interrogated on the amount of fee Paid lawyers and moneys paid on rnat ter@ affecting their licenses. The Inves tigation has been going on quietly for several weeks and retail deiArs have been examined in groups of two and three. It is aid that the wholesale deal ers later wilf be questioned. The objective of the investigation, it Is said. Is to find out how many have been "shaken down'' by the person under suspicion, In the belief they were deal Ing indirectly with the Excise Board. Exes Commissioner Henry S. Baker aid last night that the board had no knowledge of the investigation. It was brought entirely on the Initiative of the Department of Justice and without re quest from the Excise Board, he said. Unofficially, it was stated by one con cerned in the Investigation, that absolutely no suspicion attaches to any employee, or any person having dealing, with the Excise Board. Obtaining money under false pretenses or some similar charge will be placed against the man under suspicion, if the investigation develops the information expected. PILADELPHIA COONER WD SLTE MYSTRY Wiftess Wh. Knew Grame Robets Be Arrested. Says RporL (by the !ntewratlemml New. ServIee,~0 Phadelphia. Jan. IL-WIlliam B. Knight, coroner of Philadelphia. is plan ning to make the first positive step to ,bard the solution of the murder of Grace Roberts. Although the coroner would not com mit himself upon his projected program today, It was declared by worthy an thority that the arrest of a person who knew the slain model intimately is to be made. This person, according to the same authority, will be arrested as a material witness. Today, from 11 In the morning until 9 tonight, District Attorney Rotan and De tective Captain Tate, questioned a dozen witnesses in a desperate effort to fix definitely the time of the telephone call made by Mliss Roberts to Magistrate Im bers' office the day of the murder and the time of the telephone call made by Marie Collins to Grace Roberts' apart ments. RENO HAS NOTHING ON PHILADELPHIA DIVORCE "Unhitching" Process so Simple, Says Judge. It's Useless to Go WesL Pmid to The W=en=tm Baald. Philadelphia, Jan. It-During his charge to the jury in the divorce suit of Fill Iam W. Fenton against Harriet Fenton on a statutory ground, today. Judge Shoe maker took Occasion to emphasise the necessity of undeniable proofs and bon -14e residence of the suitors in all di vorce cses. 'These actions in divorce, which are becoming far too prevalent." commented Judge Shoemaker, "ought to be scrutin lzed by courts and juries with a great deal of care. If we keep on with the conditions of the divorce laws in thits State there will be no necessity of any one going to Reno. "The legislative enactments in the past .ve years in respect to divorce case have made It so easy for a person to get a divorce in this State after acquiring the necessary residence of a year, that the line ought to be drawn pretty strong, and all persons -ho = divorces in his jurisdiction or com wealth should prove., beyond a reasonable doubt, that they are entitled to the decree." "RAE0E" ACCUSES "COP." -Baltimore, Jan- 1I.-Baron B. von Wag suer, so he is known to the police of the Eastern district, who docket hirm umder that title for the lack of a better m+. aceused Patrolman Sanders of lay my and treason this morning. Bu: -aders went him one better, though the only retaliatory charge haede was se of vagrancy. Sander. Is still on duty: the 'Baren" ta an unmitmar sojourner. i Bayvied for two months. -Herr von Waggner labers under the elujion, the police say, that he was pomsse of vast wealth, from which h .,s separated by, a fraudulent trnn tion, and that the mnaa Is now sen where on the bottom of the Chespek --.y in a ship that went down. wizzETB RAIN IARTJOR. Hartford, con..-. Jan, .-H..d1.de ci --ers bad narrow escsse from aa.e a esasberaboe asen hse a new m*o- gin, sesegw i baiete a minta, get besead 5seW c teS at tha proving grundu et th .Past Vim Arnes Company. lhsi.. rmnera tela the sn -= THAW SEUEVED HIDING AT HOME Lawyer Says He Wli Accept Wwrant "When Bail I Arranged." (By the lateratiemal News SerIes, New York. Jan. 10.-Harry K. Thaw was still free tonight. He was last reported motoring over the Pocomo Mountains in Pennsylvanti from Stroudsburg, where he had luncheon Tuesday. He was supposed to be going towards Wilkesbarre and Soran ton, but was not reported at those places today. Early reports today placed him in the Thaw home in Beechwood Boulevard Pittsburgh. Actions of the househokd suggested his presence there. When th report locating him in Northeastern Pennsylvania reached Pittsburgh in the afternoon, Stephen Stone. the famill lawyer, said Thaw would probably accep1 service of a warrant from New York as soon as ball could be arranged. Meanwhile the grand jury here con tinued its investigation. The particula line of evidence presented to them and on which Assistant District Attorney Black, was working today. was to flnd how many other boys Thaw offered tc provide with college education as he dic to Fred Gump. Jr., of Kansas City whom he is accused of kidnapping and whipping. Evidence along this line, it is under stood, was found in a worn suitcase with the initial "T" discovered in the Hote Bristol here. It was left there by Oliver F. Brower, Thaw's associate, now under arrest in Philadelphia. The case was seised by Emil Kling, process server of the Distrit Attorney's office, whe h subpoenSed S. M. Eaton. the clerk, to produce the hotel register. It contained letters written by Thaw to young men offering them positions and college edu cations and their answers. The grand jury also saw a copy of & letter said to have been written by Gump at Thaw's dictation, found on Brower In Philadelphia. Brower is a salesman for the Highland Iron Company of Pitts burgh in which Thaw is interested. iRAN-BORN COUNT HEADS RUSS CABINET 'hree Changms of Portfolio Made at Petrograd. London Hears. (BF G EnemU s"1 Seewe.t) Lmade., Jaa. dhange and rases of cabinet chage ve been the featm of inte tiesel tical situa tion during the past twen four bours. There has been another reorganiation of the Russian cabinet. Premier Trepod has resigned, being succeeded by Count Golitsine. Senator Ituloitslky has been appointed Russian minister of public In struction, and M. Nearatof, deputy for eign minister. has been appointed a member of the Russan eounW of the empire. King Alfonso has refused to Waspt the resignation of the Spanish Cainet which was handed in yesterday Amsterdam advices hint that the Aus trian cabinet is tottering and may soon fall Great significane is attached to the appointment of Prince Golitalne as pre niter of Russia. as he is a German by birth. He was born in Wiesbaden, Prus sta. His accession has again started ru morE of a separate Peace for Russia. 7 RESCUED FROM SHIP WITHOUT WATER 3 DAYS Crew of Waterlogged Schooner Found 800 Miles to Sea. (Iy the IUternatioeal News Servlee.) Baltimore. Md.. Jan. 10.-Afloat on a waterlogged and sinking schooner for thirteen days. and without food and water for three days seven members of the crew of the schooser Evart Harris. of Newfoundland, were rescued on the high seas by the British steamship Kel vinbrae, Captain Arnold J. Cole, and brought here today. "We were about 300 miles of Cape Race and 00 miles off the Amores, when my schooner lost her rudder," said Cap tain Beninn, of the Evart Harris. "After losing the rudder the ship wal, lowed In the trough and every wave washed over us. For thIrtm days we saw not a vessel. Christ.s day we spent praying, for we never espected to see the year of 11T. We gave ourselves up as lost. It certainly was a Godsend to us when we caught sight of the Kel vinbrae on New Year Day." HAS IO3RmESS ZEPPELN. London. Jan. 10.-A Geneva report to the Daily News states that the new Zep pelin I-0, according to the Nene Zue richer Zeitung, made a trial light on Saturday over Lake Constance. The Zepveln emitted dens, gas clouda, with the result that It was invisible during the greater part of the flight. The propeller was almost noiseless and the airshIp scarceiy could be heard. Great activity prevails at the Zeppelin factory. IL&YED PTOtCZ~IU~ 30LE. Baltimore, Jsan. 50-Fearing the delay in wsiting for a policeman might result In the escape of a. suspicious character, Samuel B. Bryant assumed the role of * detective this morning and arrested Besry BIth, e SSold, of 3fonkton. Bryan hisprisener hefore Justice Dawim ba the Northeastern po lie court, ledged the charge dsre ly condust agebet hi and egnhis Laai,.W. an a- Wof, 3 to 3aiS a he qties . o h....ts are eae . tery ot the M. a psma & Ia When ae li -e oe rhm ~ o "'Nips" for Doctor Under Kaa. Law (37 2ntemnttsnaS Newsi gaete.) Topeka, an.. Jan. 1-Nena win be saved and the legislature -en quit and go hoe, Repressn tative N. W. Clark believes, if it oets into law the following bills he has introduced: Providing that any doctor who gets drunk more than four timea a year shall forfeit his license. Prohibiting any man who has been drunk from running an au tomobile until forty-hours has elapsed since the jag. Denin a bootlegger as a man found with a gallon of whiskey or twenty-four pints of beer in Oe P....On. Providing a whipping poet for wife beaters. 8-HOUR DECISION Announcement Expected from Supreme Court Within a Few Weeks. The fate of the Adamson eight-hour-day law, enacted by Congress to avert a na tisi-wide railroad strike last September. last night rested In the hands of the t nine justices of the supreme Court. Ar- I gidnent as to the constitutionality of the c law was concluded yesterday, and the court Is expected to announce a decision at an early dtate. probably within a few t weeks. Frank Hagerman. of Kansas City, spe- I cial assistant to the Attorney General. in c charge of the test suit brought by the t Missouri, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad and joined by all the roads of the ooun- b try, wound up the government's plea that i the law be upheld. He declared that V every pham ef the law was well within I the Contutiomal authority of Congres, and asserted that Congress had the au thority to pam a compulsory arbitration law to supplement the Adamson act. The government counsel devoted con siderable time to proving that the Adam son law was a workable statute, which the railroads could easily obey. He de clared that the negotiation of new con troets beoween the railroads and the operating emplopee, basing the employ- E mat of the workser on an eight-hour day, wiN fully Iamply the lW. se atauk teadsed e16ations tht the law, _ __~ spgzth the 6wa wivettsmfkd r property without due ,oe, o, ,,. o Compulsory inveastation of interutate strikes, as suggested by President Wil eon, was vigorously opposed before the Senate Interstate Commerce ommittee, considering the President's program, by W. N. Doak, legislative agent of the rail road brotherhoods. He declared that compulsory arbitration would not secure results. ____ Governor Rushes To Aid Judge in Peril of Lynching " t (Iatera.t.eal new. servee., Loivile, Jan. 10.-.Gv. A. C. Stany tonight is rehing to Mar ray, Ky., where a mob is said to be surremauing he heow is whic1 C'=ceit Judge C. P. Bush live, thr-a-ning te lynch hin v..e he or4er the return of L Maret, a egre whom he ordered te PadeahA for safe keeping. Cesmeweath Attorney J. P. Smith ais is threatened by the Mob.q The mob is plaaming to dyna Mite the judge's hoK it was | Telegraph Tips | Eureka. Cal., Jan. 10.--One man was g seriously Injured and several slightly p hurt today when a boat from the cruiser F Milwaukee, engaged in salvage opera- ( tions, upset, throwing thp crew into the surf. New Orleans, La. Jan. I0-The British ateanship Alezandrian, owned and oper- a ated by the Leyland Lne, has been- tor- r pedoed and sunk near the English coast, local agents were advisea today. 1 Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 10.-Resolutions urging that women be permitted to vote were unanimously adopted today at the annual convention of the Ohjo United Mine Workers. I London, Jan. 10.-A telegram from Ber lin quotes Adolph Von BatockL. German , food dictator. as sayIng that eupplies of grain captured In Ronmente make. it unneceeeary for Germany to send cereal. for the relief of Austria. London, Jan. 10.-An offncial denial was Issued by the amiralty today of the re port sent out by the Oversee. News Agency that the British cruiser ghannonI has been sunk by a mine. El Paeo, Tax., a. 1i.-Order. for the departure today of Pennsylvania Guards- t men were canceled by Gen. Ball because g suficient car. to transport themn have I not arrived. Brownswood. Tax.. Jan. t-Artsing a from her casket as servicee for her funeral baen, Mra. Grace Jonee escaped being buried alive by a matte of .mbn. utes, Pittsburgh. Jan. 1.-W. H. Hubhard. of t Ensaville, en route from Sysense, Ii. T.. a to serve a aentenos of ene yeGF i the 9Festern Peiatiary on-a oarga et me-It spiracyt hImself #P to the liitts- ja bakpelios last night we PetterOgenie ElTE E'8 PEACE REPLY AWITED Washington Confident Answer Will Not Close Door to Fur ther,Negotiations. ML~tr~n=News lemetes.), Ja.1-14=e entente powers' VW to PresMeat Wilsee's mete e I p sen the way to Wam 'hte/Beeasm was heided to Uited =tate Asbessder sharp today. Oficial Washington last night Settled [own to wait for the reply of the en ente allies to President Wilson's Peace ots, cOOndent that the communication will not close the door to further peace begotiations. The note, according to European ad rices. was prepared for transmission 'esterday. Delay in transmission and: lecoding, and an agreement for the sim Iltaneous publication of the note here 6nd abroad, were counted on to prevent is being given out here before Monday. Diplomatic Washington was convincedI rn indications received from entente ources, that the forthcoming note, while voiding a direct statement of the on ento peace terms in detail, would be esponsive to the President's demand for mace terms. It can be stated that diplo Oatic circles here look for the note to in these things: Express the appreciation of the on ente powers as to the motives prompt g the President's peace move. Reply to the President's discussion of he vagueness and indefniteness of the im of the warring nations by a vigor us and strongly worded review of the Ircumstsanes surrounding the outbreak f the war. The Impression in Washington was that he reply, while it would in no way in Its further peace efforts by the United tates, would not. by either its form r its terms, preclude further negotia ons by the President. On the contrary. was believed that while the note would 0 exceding strong. possibly even sharp a Its discussion of the Teutonic pod on, the, President would find a way to res vigorously for further moves to 'ard peace. 1ELTALS' CODE PROPOSED BY WIN r. James Brown Scott to Prsemt Sn estidh at Havaa Conmentio. Engetin OS" anw ReUtraltty 0040e rained by Pr s WIlmn and Sere Mry Lansing win be Presented to the nnual meeting of the American Institute f International Law by Dr. James: Irown Scott. He will leave Washington 'riday for Havans. where the meeting' rill be held. International law societies of all of the I wenty-one American republics will bel epresented at the conference. The in itute will draft a new code of neutral-1 y laws at the suggestion of the United tates. The suggestions of the President and ecretary Lansing will be submitted tc ach of the national societies represented. hey will be requested to study the pro Deals and report their conclusions to ext year's meeting, when an effort wil 9 made to have It adopted. It must en await incorporation in internaiona. greements. The suggestions for the new code grows Ut of the lack of International neutrality Lws. demonstrated since the beginning f the European war. NiLISH FIN TO liET .s &SHELL CON11RACT merican Bidders Find It Impossible to Lower Estimates. An appeal to American manufacturers ) lower the price of big gun shells noted to the United States Navy failed esterday. Representatives of the big tesd concerns told Secretary Daniels hat the high cost of labor and materials % this countr~y, due largely to the Euro ean war conditions, makes it impossible )r them to reduce *be bids for supplying. 3urteen and sixteen-inch armor-piercing hells, Secretary Daniels recently char oterised the prices as *outrageous." Priee for both shells an# sixteen-inch ui, the Secretary was told, were laced as low as possible. President lugene C. of the Bethlehem Steel ompany, dent William Ellis Corey f the Midvale Steel Company and rep seentatives of the Crucible Steel Com any conferred with the Secretary. After the conference Secretary Daniels Lid that the department apparently had o alternative but to award the shell ontract*to Hadfields, of Sheffield, Eng., ,ho underbid the American concerns. SHOE SINE COSTS $100. 0 Baltimore, Md., Jan. 10.--Imagine a shoo Line worth $100. Thomas R. Hewitt -ought his shoes needed polishing, and 'hen three negroes accoeted him with a ace box he allowed them to go to work. Ino polished while the other gave his lothes a brisk brushing.1 Later Hewitt discovee that 1* In ash and a diamond ring worth 5* had sen "frisked" from his pechst. lERIN 8UESi 10R $100,000, Baltimore, Md.. Jan. 1,-Lawrence 'erin, who a few days ag4 was declared an by a sheriff's .jury, tes lied suit , y titling in the Superin' Court fer 100,00, naming his mOther,. Mrs. E~a M.I hrin, and his sister, Mr. Mari Louise Vitrifte, as defendants. The suit was filed through Atlurney larry B. Wolf. INVASION NOT PZARED, Paris, Jan. 10.--The Swim uilitary an aerities entertain no foees et an inra Ion of their country by Guesaam sb weding to a statement gis t the Na a by Glen. Wille, -J0min 1 t- the Swiss army. Gem. UMM: sI Aesedig to eur the ammmave methuh Of Neuilty irubi. man Franisog, sa. 10.-A Verdist of guilty was returmed here tonight by the jury trying Ger0a Consul Frans Bopp and associates on charges of vlo lation of neutralIty and conspiracy to restrain interstate and international ttade. The defendants against whom the verdict was retursied are: Franz Mopgt German consul general here; Vice Cem sul General Eckhart von Uehoek: Lient. Wilhelm von Brieken. C. C. Creweler. Mrs. Margaret W. Cornell. and Jo hannes von Koolbergen. 2 HURT IN CRASH Autos Splintered in Benning![ Road Wreck. Two women were badly injured, one perhaps fatally, and fIve other peress miraculously escaped injury last night f when two automobiles crashed into c each other while speeding along the , Benning road, just across the District't line in Maryland. t The injured: Mrs. Jeseph Marris. 2, seriee In ternal Injuries Mrs. X. Murphy. di, dietoested she-,; Bar, tractured lower arm. and seatp weamd. Mrs. Harris and Mrs. Murphy were two of four occupants of a Ford car, return- c Ing to Washington from Central Heights. i Md. The other occupants were Joseph Harris, 30, husband of the injured woman. and Miss 0. Geary. 2. neither of whom I was injured. C While speeding toward the city the ma thine collided. head-on, with an auto so bile driven by Joseph Odey. of 1M Six- t, teenth street southeast With him In P the machine were J. C. Taylor. ox L3 Bouth Carolina avenue southeast and W. 5. Cooksey, et 54 Kentucky avenue L outheast. Nose of the occupants of the ear was injured. Both cars were demolished. The Ninth Police Precinct was notified t Immediately and the precinct patrol 0 wagon conveyed the two injured women ' to the station house. Thence they were I taken to Casualty Hospital. The case Is being investigated by the police. 0IS FIVE DAOi ISi MOTHER ENDS OWN LIFE 5 olorado Farmer. Returing to Hose. ____________________ o Dou a 11y the Insestiemes News Servitee.) Greeley, Colo.. Jan. 1.-Everett Cro ler. who lives three miles from here. eturned home this evening and f3und kin five daughters dead on the floor )f heir bedroom with bullets from a 9-caliber revolver through their her Is The children had been slain by the- c nother. Mrs. Bessie trozier. and earch for the woman resulted in find ng her body about half a mile awa. rom her home. A bullet through the r emple had killed her t It is presumed that after killing th b hildren she had wandered away from ome and shot herself. It is believed he was insane. The girls were 1. 8. 6, 2% years Id and an infant in s.rms. (AE TANZER REFUSES TO LOOK AT "OLIVER" harles Wax. Who Says He Wooed Her. Comes Into Court. by the lateruatieual News piervi.e. I.", New York. Jan. 10.-Rae Tanser had a hance to meet 'Oliver Osborne" face i o face today. but she refused. Charles H. Wax, who confessed that a "Oliver Osborne" he wooed the pretty Ittle milliner. and James W. Osborne' b krominent attorney accused by Rae Tan er of being her wooer, were brought nto the court room her where the caseA ,f Franklin D. Safford, charged with erjury In testifying that James W. Os- i ,orne registered at a Plainfield. N. J.. kotel with Miss Tanser. is being tried. Miss Tanser left the court room and ier attorney asked to have the two men :ept out until she departed. The two )aernee, James W. and "Oliver." en ered the court room side by side. After he men had been shown to the jury or a comparison. "Oliver" was led out f the court and the proceedings con inued. 1ARONESS SUED FOR IGliG ITS OF STOI;K "ittsturgh Heiress Says Titled Woman's .5 Afection Only 'Pretended." ] ipdl to The Washlngteo Heraid. New York. Jan. 10.-Baroness May de laUandt. originally of Menominee. Mich.. ut since a person of international ac- r :ivity was described in the Supreme Tourt yesterday as "beautiful of face Lnd figure. generally luxuriously attiredt md a delightfui entertner." and de icunced as a "notorioes swidler." j Both descriptions were made by counset 'or Miss Prank Gray Shaver, of Highland 'b Park, IlL., who Is seag to recover m toen the beroneem 815.6 in ena and In hares of the W-"-gn-- Air Brahls a jompany, which Mhe hver sayssk t idvanoed to the doeghet. Miss Shaver tells of a eose bad of a b-tendship with the heres.., the remt if an effusive intereet end iretbdd t ifection, but this, she anya, -e evi lencoed osily to further a onnekney to trip her et her propefty- Ws alleged slot hogan before the est of Miss ihavers father, who lHved. Pmtergb. mnd was a large holder etWmsighoues .u tock. He left his daghtm UMS and d lave the rest et bin I0400 ese to his b rife. Iama, Se. 10,-"lf Din In goldis ' itesi Germaan posesdse of th Fle- i A I eaMgha=d SHEPPAID BILL ADVOCATES PLAN TO HASTEN VOTE i'i Ru& or Ridero Ap propriation Measre suggested. )RAFT A RFIW 6tfiCt Coankmesmt Propoees dat Wasitagmiasaa Be Give Vote an Own Afairs. be Sheppard prohibition bill is now be )re the House Committee on the ab.alm f the Distriet of Columbia ad as of a the hearings on the Lawts bill 90 Se purchase by the govemm t of the 4ephone lines of Washington are out f the way. the "dry" champlors will be In an agitatlon to have the bill re Dried. The prohibition advocates yesterday rofemsed littie doubt of the willtgnsm f the nommittee to let the bill take . chance on the floor of the Iluse. These same workers. bodever, aid teir plans for another pruceduft Should hairman Johnson' committee show air idisposltion to report the measure. The ext plan in mind would be a rule from te Committee on Rules ordering a re Mt. This resort might not have to taken because another plan provides tr hitching the Sheppard bill on to an ppropriaion bill as a rider. Special Rule Neeeeary. This would require a special rule, but se temperance workers are sure they an convince a majority of the Rules ommittee of the political necessity of as action. Few members of the House yesterday cw any doubt of the ultimate paeRage f the Sheppard bill in some form or nother. It was rumored that the bill any be made more drastic. This talk develoed from the fact that year ago a tacit agreement was nched by the anti-saloon workers and te Hones leaders for a temperance mesure thin year. The bargain - was 1a! the social reforms for Washington naid be enacted into law piecemeal in sAd of all at once. An efert will be made to attach the nderweod refereadeam measure to the bepwd hl n the House, but 4 "a at amoments fr this Is = = r the oppositien to the Sheppard bill The referendum Idea. however. in one iat will not down and one member of ongress is now at work drafting a ref rendum law which would give the citO ma of the District of <oumbia a voice i their own affairs, even if they are not xcnpletely enfranchised. Ideal Example eea. This referendum has no connection Ith the liquor bill, but the Sheppard easure furnishes an Ideal example of 1e necessity for such a law. The meta er who is drafting the bill is on the Istrict committee. He said yesterday: "I am K-lad te see that The Wash mate. Herald has suggested a ream# rettiesble ad feslible pia to ete Vashngteman- a vote in their at isme 1he refeseadum ides which gtas meb streagth in the West certanly sam be applied here with much Dme Eem. Is that way the greet questea rhich are settled by Cewgres. gemer ly to the diseatiefetiom ef many of be reeldents of Washingten. euald be ettled by the people after Cens"" ad takes the iamkittve and propesed be legisltten. q have never been much impremed 4th the referendum. bu if there is a rue demeeracy and an absolute appN Oen of the rule of the pesple, the rfereadum seems to embody it. qI simeerely huve that I eoe get sme aetieu os the measure I purpese I tutreduee." Opponents of the Sheppard bill got sme cheer yesterday out of an old letter -ritten by President Wilso. In which e declared for local option. From this they deduced that the Exec tive might veto the Sh-ppard bill if It nes not carry thwe referendum. No one rofessed to know or whould hazard a ues as to what th. Preerient will do hen the Sheppard bill rea hes him. JSIANS MAKE liAIN OF MORE THAN A MILE o Says Petrograd Statement. Which Is Denied by Berlin. The furious Russian offendst against to north wing of the Teuton line In ussia continues unabated The attacking front has been extended Puthward from Dwinak as far as Lake aro-h. so that it is now almost '"' miles ing. The chief pressure is sxerted In te region southwest of Riga. where the useovites are making mighty efforts to reak through and turn the Bavarian rinoe's lines so as to follow up an Ir aption with a drive against East Prus a. Petregrad announces an advance of ore than a mile, resulting in the cap ire of the positIon between the Tirul ramps and the river Aa- Since Friday hen the offensivie began, twenty-one eavy gens and eleven light guns have se. taken from the Teutons, the state ent says. Bertta asserts that all the Muscovite oslaughts broke down. A glance at menap shows that the success reported y Petrograd is of a purely local char tter. but it nevertheless gives proof of mnsiderable Rtuadan driving powrs mat area. SMVED 3Y AXTUI. New Yerk. Jan. U.-An artists' smede to beasme a pirate jas eaved yse if hemn the diagre of a prisou e4 r mseal-.-cme arsts fur when I a been pee. Je. Edwa Os. eas end, Menr. Ipugeboreem. EM mbut ghated he~ur Bade aem maeseng e as acmm chargig be tIbs vebiga eet ewned by seemr seam nsre Atamer Jehe Ueer I R.ase aat eand sue em de 43r a ==== ..