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. . . Including Star's Sunday Magazine ?nd COLORED COMIC SECTION WEATHER. Overcast, with probably show ers today. Monday cloudy, with moderate southerly winds. No. :584.?No. 18,946. WASHINGTON, D." C., SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST It, 1912* FIVE CENTS. Reach the Parting of Ways on the Nomination of Governor. GEN. ROBERT B. BROWN NAMED BY COMMITTEE Chosen to Succeed Judge E. B. Dillon. Who Had Declined. ROOSEVELT FOLLOWERS BOLT Declare for Full Progressive Ticket in State?Candidate of Regu lars Former Commander-in Chief, G. A. B. COLI'MBl'S, Ohio. August lO.?Taft and Roosevelt men reached the parting of the ways in Ohio politics this afternoon, when, following the nomination ?f Gen. K. B. Brown of Zanesville for governor, at a meeting of the republican state cen tral committee, eight members, led bv State Chairman Walter F. Brown and Secretary I. M. Fister. resigned in a body. Walter F. Brown also save notice of his resignation as a member of the republic an national committee for Ohio. The nomination of Gen. Brown was made by the committee at a meeting called for the purpose of filling a va cancy at the head of the ticket caused t by the refusal of Judge K. B. Dillon to make the race. The Roosevelt members of the state i central committer centered their strength today on United States District Attorney L\ Grant Den man of Cleveland. The vote in committee resulted: Brown. 11; Denman, 8. Two of the Roosevelt members of the committee. A. I- Garford of Elyria and Alexander Kis kadden of Tiffin, were absent from the committee meeting. Previous to the meeting of the state central committee ?he Taft leaders called all of the candidates for minor state of hces into conference and askeif them to approve the candidacy of EL M. Fulling ton. A majority of the candidates re fused to do this. The Taft members of the committee and gome of the Taft leaders then decided to support Gen. Brown, who was at the same time the nominee for lieutenant governor. Will Name Progressive Ticket. Following the split V* alter Brown and other supporters of Col. Roosevelt said they expected that a complete progressive state ticket would he placed io the field at ome. ? Immediately following the withdrawal of the Roosevelt supporters from the room the remaining members of the com mittee went into a secret consultation and determined to cali a meeting of the state central committee for next Tues day. At Tuesday s meeting the vacancies on the state central committee will be fillech and a nominee for lieutenant governor selected to succeed Gen. Brown. As soon as the committee was called to order this afternoon C. L. Knight of Akron presented the name of Denman, and Sherman Granger of Zanesville pre sented the name of Gen. Brown. "Will Mr. Denman stand for the plat form and will he support Mr. Taft. the head of the republican ticket?" Maurice Maschke of Cleveland demanded. "1 don't know: I can't speak for Mr. Denman." answered Knight. "Mr. Denman is a republican, and a regular republican." said Walter Brown. ? I don't know wiietl^.er he would support either Mr. Taft or Mr. Roosevelt." he continued. "It is my idea, should you nominate Mr. Denman. that his name should appear upon both the republican and progressive state tickets." Voices the Taft Sentiment. Sherman Grander voiced the attitude of k the supporters of President Taft when he said, in nominating Gen. Brown: "Mr. Roosevelt is no longer a member of the republican party. The man we nominate must be a man who will sup port the principles of the republican party and the head of the ticket, Mr. Taft " The committee delayed its meeting till past U o'clock, and then recessed for thirty minutes to allow the Taft leaders to continue a conference. It was said at that hour that the Taft men had not been able to agr^e upon a candidate for governor, nor had they reached an agree m?-iit with minor candidates on the state * ticket with reference to the Taft and Roosevelt issue. It is understood the <'all for a conven tion of progressives to nominate a com plete state ticket will be issued at once. Agreement of the Taft forces to unite tij.on E. H. Fullington. present auditor of state, for the gubernatorial nomination was without doubt nsillitied by refusal of Roosevelt in>>n on the state ticket to ac quiesce in it. Tlie Taft men declared open war against the nomination of Den man, the Roosevelt chairman. Blames the Taft Men. In a statement issued here tonight Wal ter F. Brown said that the members of tne state central committee who resigned t'Mlay had no political plans for the fu ture. Mr. Brown also said that 1*. G. Deninan had been decided upon as the Roosevelt candidate only after it had been given out that Denman was ac ceptable to President Taft, and he added: "In refusing to support the candidate they had named as their first choice the President and his friends are responsible for disrupting the republican party in Ohio" Carini A. Thompson, secretary to Presi dent Taft, declared that the nomination of Gen. Brown was a most pleasing one, and he added that any candidate who would have supported the republican na tional ticket would have been acceptable to the President. Gen. Brown's Record. Robert Burns Brown was born at New ?V>n<ord, Ohio. October 2, 1844. He was educated in the public schools of New Concord, and while yet a young man en tered the I'nited States Army and fought throughout the civil war, gaining an honorable discharge in 1MK>. He took up the study of law, but relinquished it for the newspaper business. He married Miss Evaline Waters of Zanesville, Ohio, in ISX". He began his newspaper work on the Zanesville X^ourier April 7. 1873, and continued with the paper in various capacities until lie became its business manager. Gen. Brown was commander-in-chief ol tiie O. A. R. live years ago, and always has been a hard worker in the Interest of the organization. For many years he was chairman of the G. A. R. pension committee- and much pension legislation * resulted from his untiring work. He was also one of the directors of the Soldien (Continued on Fourth Page). MANY DIEIN QUAKE Hundreds Killed, While Thou sands Are Homeless. SHOCK COVERS WIDE AREA District Between Constantinople and Adrianople Severely Hit. FIRE FOLLOWS UPHEAVAL I Some Towns Completely Wiped Out. Center of Disturbance in Region of Dardanelles. CONSTANTINOPLE, August H>.-The details of the earthquake, which are com ing in slowly owing to the interruption of the wires, indicate that the seismic disturbance was widespread. Hundreds of persons have been killed, thousands are homeless and outbreaks of tire have oc curred in many towns and villages. Great destruction has been caused by the up heaval. The entire district between Constanti nople and Adrianople felt the shock se verely. Fugitives from Myriophito report killed and ??*? injured. The town was still burning when they left. Ganos-Hora has been wiped out, eighty persons be inu killed and thirty injured. The wrecked buildings took tire and most of them burned to the ground. Shar-Koi was completely destroyed and two nearby villages were engulfed. Adrianople suffered little damage, but Tchorlu was partly destroyed by the earthquake and tire. Harrowing Accounts of Havoc. The center of the disturbance appears to have been in the region of the Darda nelles. Eye-witnesses from that section give harrowing accounts of the havoc wrought. The majority of the houses in Gallipoli are in ruins and the people are camping in the fields. Tchanak-Kalessi is in an equally bad plight, but the loss of life in these towns is small, although the injured are many. Warships anchored in the Dardanelles felt the shock severely. It was tirst at tributed to Italian torpedo boats. The captain of the American steamer Vir ginia reports that the lighthouse at Ganez Hora. the Sea of Marmora, has disappeared and that the villages in the surrounding country are in flames. He was unable to anchor and render assist ance owing to the violent movement of the sea. Tailor Leaps to Street From Room of Friend and Is Instantly Killed. Several pedestrians who were near 7th and I streets northwest last night about 11 o'clock were horrified at the sight of the body of a man tumbling to the ground from the upper story of the house at 627 I street. Life was extinct when they reached it. The victim was identified as William Ruc-kdaeschel, thirty-one years old. who resided at 11-7 yth street north west. . An investigation made by Detective Springmann. the police of the sixth pre cinct and Coroner Nevitt showed that Ruckdaeschel lad gone headlong through a window of an attic or fourth-story room and had struck on his head, his skull being crushed. Ruckdaeschel was well acquainted with persons in the house. John Heath, occu pant of the house, rents rooms to a num ber of persons, among them Richard Shelling, a friend of Ruckdaeschel. ? Leaps Without a Word. It was stated at the house last night that Ruckdaeschel. who was a tailor, fre <iuently called on Shelling, especially when he had troubles to relate. Last night, however, lie rushed into the room and. without a word, leaped from the window. "I had just gone to my room and made a light." >aid Shelling, "when I saw him pass me and go out the window." An examination of. the upper floor ot the house by the police disclosed that Ruckdaeschel's hat and coat were in a side room, while his shoes and socks were In Shelling's room. It is believed he had Kone to the house to talk to Shelling and, not finding him at home, removed portions of his clothing. Ruckdaeschel is said to have conducted a tailor shop in the vicinity of .">th and G streets several years a?o. It is not known whether he has relatives in this city. The police, however, are endeavoring to get information as to that. CLASH WITH SOCIALISTS. Several Injored and Forty Arrested by Pittsburgh Police. PITTSBURGH, August In.?a number of persons were injured slightly and over forty arrested here late tonight in a clash between socialists and policemcn. The trouble occurred when socialists, for the second time within eight days, at tempted to hold a street meeting for which a permit had not been issued. Thousands of persons had congregated at the meeting place. As the speakers mounted an improvised stage and at tempted to address the audience they were grasped by the police and sent to a nearby station. Meanwhile the crowd became dense, and a call was sent in for additional police A mounted squad, numbering thirtv officers, reached the scene within a few minutes and charged the 'crowd. Sev eral persons were injured in the mixup Little progress was made by the police, however. and the crowd increased Patrol wagons were backed up to the speakers' stand. The moment a pros pective speaker appeared he or she was placed in the wagon. At ieast a dozen women were taken into custody WANTS DISPUTE ENDED. Montenegro Asks Settlement of Frontier Troubles. CETTINJE, Montenegro. August 10.? The Montenegrin government today sent a circular to the representatives here of the great powers asking them to Inter vene in order to bring about a settlement of the frontier disputes with Turkey and to put an end to the conflicts. The porte has appointed the secretary ' of the Ottoman legation here to act ae charge d'affaires. v Mr. Knox's Trip to Japan Will Set a Precedent. PROVES NATIONS FRIENDLY First Secretary of State to Go on Such a Mission. STAFF WILT. BE OF HIGH RANK Important Cr^ferences Expected to Be Held Ait?r Funeral of the Emperor. President Taft's decision to send Secre tary of Stat" Knox at: a special ambas sador, with a staff of high rank, to Japan to attend the funeral September 12 of the late hmpcror Mutsuhito, may be regared as a signal mark, not only of the high per sonal regard that President Taft felt for the illustrious ruler, based on his intimate knowledge of his great qualities, but also of the earnest desire of the American government to convince the world at large of the sincere friendship that ex ists between the land of the Risin Sun and the great republic of the west. It is felt in administration circles that in no more convincing rranner than this could the Washington government demon strate the little credence it attached to the various minister rumors -that have been circulated from time to time regarding Japanes designs on American territory. That this gracious mission is sure to be appreciated at its full value is the decla ration of Viscount Chinda, the Japanese ambassador to Washington. When he learned of the mission he as serted that it would be taken by the Japanese people and government as an act of the greatest courtesy and one cal culated to make even warmer and mo?e cordial the existing good relations be tween the two governments. He had no doubt that Secretary Knox and his staff would be received in Japan with the high est honors and be placed upon the status of guests ^f tiie imperial government and received in the government house. Members of His Staff. Secretary Knox's rank on this occasion will be that of special ambassador, and Raneford S. liller, at present chief of the far eastern division of the Depart ment of State, and highly regarded in the Orient as the result of his long diplomatic service, will . bear the designation of secertary. The military and naval offi cers who will form the remainder of the staff of the special ambassador, though not yet selected, will have the rank of major general and rear admiral respect ively, the highest In the two services. Never before has an American Secre tary of State been dispatched on such a mission. The nearest precedent is that afforded by the designation of Col. Roose velt by President Taft, to represent the 1'nited States as special ambassador on the occasion of the funeral of the late King Edward VII, in May, 11)10. Col. Roosevelt at the time of his designation was in Berlin, and, owing to the impos sibility of sending from the United States officers of higher rank in time to be present at the funeral, his staff was com posed of Laeut. Commander Reginald R. Belknaf). then military attache at the American embassy at Berlin and Lieut. Col.T. Bentley Mott, American military attache at Paris. As Henry White, for merly ambasador to Paris and Rome, was the civil member of his staff. Ambassador Roosevelt's entourage did not suffer- in point of dignity in comparison with that of other nations at the great ceremonial. While it would not do to admit officially that a special embassy of the character of that headed by Secretary Knox could be diverted to any less lofty purpose than that of paying proper tribute to the mem ory of the great ruler, it mav easily be conceived that the visit of the American Secretary of State to Tokio affords an ir resistible opportunity to transact some mott important diplomatic business in a straightforward and direct way. Had Contemplated a Visit. As a matter of fact. Secretary Knox for a long time has been somewhat impa tient of the slow method of diplomacy in arriving at certain greatly desired re sults in the development of the oriental policy of his government, and has even been led to contemplate a personal visit to Tokio in the endeavor to reach a com plete understanding with the Japanese government. He was inclined to that course for a double reason. In the first place, he had initiated his administration of the State Department by the declara tion of an entirely new policy for the de velopment and modernization of the far east by the use of American capital, with the result of strengthening the Chinese empire, or its successor, the republic while affording fair remuneration for surplus American capital. In the second place the assumption of the office of minister of foreign affairs by Baron I chida, who, as ambassador to W'ash ing;on, the Secretary had come to know and admire, promised to facilitate an easy exchange of lionist views and con victions regarding the policies of the 1 nited States and Japan in China and Korea that would do much to place the relations between the two countries on a firmer and more friendly basis. Material for Conferences. So it is probable thdt Secretary Knex soon would have found occasion to go to Japan had not this opportunity offered. There is ample material for consultation between the two secretaries, if they care to follow the European fashion of shortening diplomatic exchange by per sonal interviews, such as are about to take place in St. Petersburg between the French and Russian foreign ministers, and those that have only recently occur red in the same capital between the Rus sian minister of foreign affairs and Bar?h Katsura. There is the very pressing question of the ?reat international loan to be made to China, although it is believed that what threatened to be serious opposition of Japan and Russia now has been over come. The exact purpose of the reported understanding between Russia and Japan to exclude other nations from any voice in the control and development of Man churia and Mongolia, is to be fathomed. The pet scheme of Secretary Knox for the neutralization of the future railway systems of Manchuria is to be either resurrected or finally burfed. The treatment of the American mission schools in Korea mi^ht also be a fruitful subject for discussion, and doubtless the Japanese government would like to make some representation regarding the severe check its ambitious schemes for the de velopment of the Japanese mercantile marine may receive through the discrimi nation in favor of American vessels using the Panama canal. So that Secretary Knox would find his time fully occupied in Tokio if he undertook to discuss business with Baron Uchlda, after the funeral ceremonies are over. Will Be Slow Trip. Leaving Washington next Thursday, the official embassy will make slow time in reaching Tokio. The party will em bark qp the big armored cruiser Penney 1 ? (Continued on Fifth Page.) SQUASH CENTER DISCUSSES THE BULL MOOSERS. MEXICO BLAMES FALL FOR FAILURE AT PEACE: Senator Criticised in Official Statement Voicing Views of Madero. 1 MEXICO CITY. August 10.?Mexico blames Senator" Fall of New Mexico for its failure to come to peace terms .with Gen. Pascual Orozco, rebel leader. Presi dent Madero came to tiiis conclusion to day, and it was based principally upon reports he received from government agents at El Paso. He made his views known in an official statement issued by the department of the interior by his authorization. ' Practically all hope of negotiating peace terms with the rebels now lias been aban doned by the government. Kai'ael Her nandez. minister of Fomento, who con ducted negotiations with Orozco near fc-i Paso, has none to Lower California to study irrigation conditions. Part of Senator Fall. It is understood here, government agents at El Paso reported that Senator Fall played more than a passive part in frightening Orozco off. Just what action was taken the government does not pre tend to know, but it is intimated he might have communfcated directly to Orozco sentiments expressed in his re cent speech in tne Senate on the Mexican situation. "It seems that Orozco had accepted the conditions," says the official state ment, "when he brusquely and without a known motive changed his attituue completely. There is no official data on the causes which brought about this change, but from reports that have been received it seems that the deter mination of Orozco v. as influenced by the efforts of an American senator, A. B. Fall, who lately delivered in the Senate a speech tilled with criticism ot the Mexican government." Orozco's Proposition. Orozco's proposition was that he be permitted to leave the country, but it was not detinitelv specified where he expected to go. This left the 1'nited States as a possible chance, and gov ernment officials now are inclined to believe he expected to join his wife in California. Senator Fa.il has demanded that Orozco be heid personally responsible by the 1'nited States for acts committed against Americans. Jl'AREZ, Mexico, August 10.?(Jen. Pascual Orozco, commander of th?? reoei forces in northern Mexico, denied flatly today that he had made overtures for peace if allowed to escape from Mexico unprosecuted. Orozco declared last night's report was a ruse by the federal govern ment to create the impression that he was weak. "I am tired of repeating that the rebels will stop lighting only on tiie resignation of President Mudero and of his cabinet," said the rebel commander. "It Is false that I ever have admitted a lack of power in commanding any of the rebel leaders. It is untrue that I have ever made any peace proposal, other than on the abolition of the Madero government. The fighting will continue." More Troops for Border. EL PASO, Tex., August lO.?Col. E. Z. Steever, in command at Fort Bliss, has received word that a troop of cavalry left San Antonio today by train to proceed to Sierra Blanca. the center of ttie bordt-r difficulty. This is in addition to the troop of the :id Cavalry that is marching along the border to the east. The latter arrived early today at Fort Hancock, forty miles west of Sierra Blanca, and joined there a company of the ?!d Infantry, which was (dispatched from El Paso yesterday. Body Returned From Germany. MINNEAPOLIS, August 10. ? The body of Carlos Wilcox, pioneer of Minnesota, and second postmaster of Minneapolis, reached here today from Germany, where he died suddenly at one of the baths July 9. The body was accompanied by Mrs. Wilcox, who had been with him in a visit to a daughter in Italy. FIGHT SEEMS LIKELY Further Contest Probable on Panama Canai Measure. BSLL GOES TO CONFERENCE House Declines to Grant Registry to Foreign-Built Ships. CIVIC BODIES FILE PROTESTS Tariff Question Arises in Discussion of Senate Amendment?Cost of Shipbuilding. The Senate yesterday afternoon voted to insist on its amendments to the Pan* ama canal bill when a message was re ceived from the House In which that body refused to agree to the Senate amendments. The biil was sent to conference on motion of Senator Brandegee of Con necticut. chairman of the Senate inter oceanic canal committeee, and the fol lowing conferees were appointed on the part of the Senate: Senators Brandegee, Connecticut; Bristow, Kansas, and Sim mons, Nortn Carolina. The House in requesting a conference named as its managers Representatives Adarnson, Sims and Stevens of Minne sota. That the Panama measure will not pass to linal enactment as law without a further light against the amendment per mitting American registry for foreign buiit ships owned liy Americans, was indicated late yesterday when telegrams ot protest were received from the New port News chamber or" commerce and other civic bodies in shipbuilding cen ters. Effect of Senate Amendment. The amendment put into the bill by the Senate opens the way to American own Mrs of foreign-built ships to enjoy the privileges of American registry, provided they keep their ships exclusively in the trade to and from foreign ports. It is understood that many House members are demanding that if foreign-built ships are permitted 10 lly the American flag, Con gress shall also pass a law permitting the importation without tariff duty of ma terials used in the building of ships in American yards. This demand has frequently been be fore both branches of Congress. The cost if manuracturing ships in the I'nited States is much higher than in foreign shipyards, and it is claimed con ditions would be somewhat equalized if the cheaper foreign materials could be imported without the payment of tariff. Demand for Full Hearing. In the telegrams received by House and Senate members from tl.o Newport News Chamber of Commerce, it was stated that civic bodies in all parts of the country had been asked to join in de manding a full hearing on the "free ship" legislation before action is Anally taken by Congress. FIVE HUNDRED IN CHAINS. Negro Prisoners of War Paraded Through Havana Streets. HAVANA, August 10.?Five hundred negro prisoners who were taken during the recent rebellion in Oriente province arrived in Havana today and, chained in pairs, were paraded through the principal streets, guarded by a battalion of regular infantry. The prisoners were then marched to the penitentiary, where they will be held un til arrangements are made for their re turn to Oriente. The transfer of the prisoners to Havana was necessitated by the fact that all jails in Oriente are over crowded. The negroes will be tried some months hence, pi$>bably at Santiago, on the charge of rebellion. FIGHT WORTH MAKING, ROOSEVELT DECLARES ^mm Colonel Says Progressive Con vention Begins New Era in Political History. OYSTER BAY, X. Y? August 10.?"Win or lose, it's a tight worth making," said Col. Roosevelt today. Whatever the out come of the campaign which Is now opening, it is his opinion that a new era in American political history will be dated from the progressive convention held in Chicago this week. For more than forty years, the ex President said, sporadic reform move ments have come into existence, many of them in the west. He cited Bryan's campaign of 1890 and the populist move ment as examples. Most of them, he con tinued, had contained something good, but were coupled with (|uack remedies worse than the disease they were sup posed to cure. ? Good Points of All. The good points of them all, he said, had been gathered together in the pro gressive party's policies, and for the tirst time there was given to the country these ideas, without the accompaniment of what he termed preposterous declara tions, which would make it impossible for sane men to follow. The progressive party, lie asserted, had started on the right basis and was sure to make a wide appeal. The work or organization, said Col. Roosevelt, had gone on more rapidly than he had thought possible. The progressive party's stand on the tariff. Col. Roosevelt believes,' will be a source of great strength. Some one had expressed it well, he said, by telling him that the republican tariff was a "tariff for privilege." and the democratic tariff a- "tariff for destruction," but that no party before had ever stood for a tariff for labor. It is his belief that when the stand of the progressive party is thor oughly understood it will win many votes from both of the old parties. iodinTreThecked Kansas Camp Restrained by Court Order From Form ing New Order. ROCK ISLAND, 111., August 10?Fed eral Judge Ralph C. Campbell at Fort Scott, Kan., today issued a temporary injunction restraining 163 local camps of the Modern Woodmen of America, out of 900 in the state, from proceeding with the organization of an order called the Kansas Fraternal Woodmen. The court forbids action of any kind until August 24. the date set for the tinal hearing. Head Clerk C. W. Hawes, at head quarters of the society in this city, said t! e ' society's counsel entertained no doubt that the temporary injunction would be made permanent. "This secession is due in part to a revision of rates of the society at a Chicago meeting of the camp of the national convention last January, but principally to a desire of a few Wood men for office," Mr. Hawes said. "They are using this rate change as a pre text. We have the support of a ma jority of the members and all state insurance departments in the action taken by our supreme lawmaking body. The society is now doing busi ness under the new rates and thou sands of old members are transferring to the new plan every day." Senate Approves Wireless Bill. The Senate yesterday agreed to the House amendments to the proposed law to regulate wireless telegraph. The bill now goes to President Taft, Jackson Motion Designed to Hasten Action. MAY SUSPEND THE RULES; To Try to Bring Jones-Works Meas ure Before House at Once. STJPFOBTERS ARE JUBILANT Officers of the Christian Endeavor Union Are Conferring With ' Members of Congress. Friends of the Jones-Works excise bill, for the regulation of the lienor traffic in the District of Columbia ar? enthusiastic over the motion proposed in the House yesterday by Representa tive Jackson of Kansas, discharging the House District committee from further consideration of the measure. Adding to tlvir jubilation is the posi tive assurance, received bj" them from Representative Henry, chairman <>f the House rules committee, that he will move the suspension of th?* rules, so that the House may consider at once the Jackson motion to discharge the committee and thus bring the Jones Works bill directly before the House for immediate action. Representative Jackson's motion was filed late yesterday afternoon, and will be called up. it is believed, tomorrow morning. Chairman Henry's motion to suspend the rules so that the Jackson motion may be acted upon at once by the House will immediately follow. Needs Two-Thirds Vote. A two-thirds vote will be necessary tor the adoption of Chairman Henry's mo tion. and active supporters of the Jones Works bill declare they have assurances from enough representatives in Congress to make the passage of the motion cer tain. The adoption of Chairman Henry's motion would accurately forecast favor able action by the House on t ie Jackson motion to take the bill from the commit tee. Representative Jackson s motion was brought about through the activity.of the District of Columbia Christian Endeavor Union, whose officials have been unit ing in their efforts to secure action on the bill. A delegation of Christian En deavor l'nion officers spent much of yes terday at the Capitol, conferring with Representative Jackson, Representative Henry and other members of the House. Christian Endeavor Union headquarters, in the Bond building, will be open all day today. and a large number of members began work yesterday lining up members of Congress in support of the Jackson motion and its "chaser," the motion to be made by Chairman Henry. Lukewarm supporters of the Jones Works bill, and those who are actively aligned against the legislation pointed out last night that many obstacles still stand in the way of bringing the bill directly before the House. The m'otion to suspend the rules so as to permit immediate consideration of the bill, as already stated, will require a two-thirds vote of the House, and this, opponents of the measure declare, can not be secured. To Address Congregations. Officers of the Christian Kndeavor Union will address the congregations of many of the city churches today in support of the Jones - Works bill. In addition to these addresses from the city pulpits, members of the organiza tion will personally seek out and work with members of the House in the ef fort to secure additional support for the bill. Chairman Henry, according to olli cials of the Christian Kndeavor Union, has strongly intimated that he will make an tmort to make every day of the coming week a "suspension day. so that if the Jones-Works bill fails to get before . the House tomorrow similar efforts will be made in the re maining days of the session. TWO HURT BY EXPLOSION OF INFERNAL MACHINE Express Company Employes | Injured When They Open Mysterious Package. GREENSBORO, X. C-. August Ml.?W. M. Busbee. manager of the High Point office of the Southern Express Company, was perhaps fatally injured and his cashier, L. C. Morton, was badly hurt today when a package which they were handling exploded with terrific force. Tlte package, which was about to be consigned to the "old hoss" heap, proved to be an infernal machine of rather crude though ingenious construction. ? The package is described as an ordi nary looking box of thin veneer, bronzed with copper, fifteen inches square and set inside a heavy green painted wooden box. To the* inner box a small door was attached, this being secured by a leather hinge. When the expressmen opened the indoor side a match was ignited, tins lighting a fuse which set off the ex plosive. In Office Several Months. The package had been in the office sev eral months, it was addressed to Cliarles Hoover, High Point, X. C., and v.as shipped from TLomasville. eight miles distant. No one by that name could be found at High Point, so Manager Busbee undertook to examine the queer package. At Thomasville. however. Charles Hoover is postmaster, a -manufacturer and influential as a politician and busi ness man. . . The theorv of the police is that the sender believed the package would be re turned to Thomasville and ultimately de livered to Mr. Hoover. Mr. Hoover is said to have given a valuable clue to the IK\lanager Busbee was brought to a local hospital late tonight, and it is said his condition is critical, lie is badly buined about the face and chest. Mr. Morton was badly though it is not believed fatally hurt. Haines-Wins by Eighteen Votes. BOISE, Idaho, August 10.?The repub lican nomination for governor under the rccent primary goes to John M. Haines of Boise, who has a majority eighteen [votes over Paul Clagstone. TO PROVECHARGE Officials Stirred by Statement "White Slave" Traffic Exists Here. PROHIBITION CANDIDATE SAYS LAW IS VIOLATED Commissioner Keefe Would Like to See Proofs of Assertion. ALL REPORTS INVESTIGATED Corps of Special Agents Devote En tire Time to Inquiring Into Humors, No Matter How Vague. "If Mr. Chafin possesses information which Mibfiantiiitei his assertion, it is hM duty as a true American citizen to send it to tills department in order that the white slave' traiiic, which he describes, may be suppressed." This was the statement made last night by Daniel .J. Keefe, commissioner general of immigration, in answer to the charge made by Eugene \V. Chafin yesterday afternoon at Waukesha, v\"is.. in deliver ing his speech of acceptance following the official notili ation of his nomination for President on the prohibition ticket, that the "white slave" law has not been enforced in* tiie District of Columbia for ten years. " 1 disagree with Mr. Chatin when he says the white slave' law in not en forced in the District of Columbia," Mr. Keefe said. "1 firmly believe that he is mistaken, but if he has proof that there are violations of the law I would !>? mightv glad if lie would he good enough to actjua.ni me with the information he possesses. "If iie will furnish the department with a copy of his speech of acceptance con taining iiis assertion that 'white slave' traffic exists in the District, t.te matter will be thoroughly investigated. Every Report Investigated. "The bureau of immigration knows of no violations of the law in the District. I do not mean to say. however, that th? law is not violated. I do mean that the bureau of immigration, and likewise the division of investigations of the Depart ment of Justice, are doing, and always have done, everything in their power to suppress such traffic. Every report is in vestigated, no matter how vague the in formation furnished us may be. There ia also a corps of special agents who devote their entire time making investigations for the purpose of discovering violations, should they exist. Our efforts are not confined to the District alone, but to the entire country. "Mr. Cliatin should not make such as sertions unless Ite is in possession of In formation which Justifies him in doing so." That Mr. Chatin spoke too broadly when he declared that the "white slave" law had not been enforced in the Dis trict of Columbia for ten years, is the be lief of officials of the Department of Jus tice who have charge of the investiga tions in that connection. Mr. Chafin's Statement. In the course of his speech Mr. Chafin declared that "neither the present nor former President has in the past ten years dared to enforce the law of Con gress in the District of Columbia against this awful crime, though it has been car ried on aimost in sight of the White House and tiie Capitol, and in the shadow of the Washington monument." Government officials who have studied the so-called "white siaw" question feel sure that the presidential nominee on the prohibition ticket went wide of the marK in making tin- assertion. Several who were interviewed last night said they were coniident lie had used tiie wrong term in referring to conditions existing here. They said they believed be meant to refer to the existence of a restricted district in the city and not to the "white slave" traffic. Such is the belief of Bruce Bieiaski, chief of the division of investigations of the Department of Justice. Kay Have Been Misunderstood. "I do not t-iink Mr. Chafin really meant that "white slave' traffic has been carried on in the District. He probably wished to refer to the existence of a re stricted district. If he has information upon which to substantiate his state ment, however, I know that the Depart - ment of Justice would thank him for the same. I feel that he is mistaken; as 1 have investigated conditions in the dis trict and in other localities. 1 am pre pared to say that the 'white slave' law has always been enforced here. "Every bit of information concerning alleged violations is investigated, no mat ter if it is very indefinite. The depart ment has always endeavored to eradicate such traffic and nothing has been over looked." Maj. Sylvester, superintendent of po lice, departed yesterday afternoon for his summer home at Harpers Kerry, W. Va, Inspector Hoardman. who is acting su perintendent. said last night he was not in a position to discuss Mr. Cli&fin's as sertions. CHAFIN NOTIFIED IN CHURCH, OWING TO HEAVY STORM WAl'KESHA Wis.. August lo.?In the vicinity of his birthplace and surrounded by the friends of his youth, Kugene W. Chafin, now a resident of Arizona and the prohibition candidate for President of ihe I'nited States, was officially notified today of the nomination by the national convention, which met in Atlantic City. X. J.. July Id. The ceremony took place in the Methodist Church, a heavy rain storm compelling a change from the out door program. The notification address was delivered by the Rev. Charles H. Mead. D. D., of New York, the permanent chairman of the national convention. Many prominent adherents of the cause, including the members of the notification committee, were in attendance from several states. In accepting the nomination Mr. Charin said it was with gratitude that he re ceived the engrossed co|# of the party'* platform, which, he said, "can be hung over the office desk of the President in the White House and oe a daily re minder of the pledges to the people." Mr. Chalin's speech. In the main, was a review of the platform, which ho strongly indorsed. Alluding to the plank which favors a "presidential term of six years and one term only," he asserted that not one President added anything to his reputation or performed any great service by a second term. Touching upon the liquor traffic, he said there is but one way and but one place to get together where "we can de stroy the liquor traffic, and that is at the ballot box on election day." Mr. Chafin declared himself Jo favor of a tariff commission. m ?