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"Hostile" Armies Resting in the Housatonic Valley. PICKETS ON THE OUTPOSTS Campaign to Open in Real Earnest Tomorrow Afternoon. "REDS" AGAINST THE "BLUES"' Blues and Beds Planning Strategic Maneuvers, Offensive and De fensive?Theater of War. M A N EUVERS HEADQUARTERS, STRATFORD, ('onn., August 10.?The rampfires. of two armies an: burning to night in the fields of the Housatonic valley. In the woods between the two forces are the pickets keeping watch. Under their shelter tents nearly 1N.O00 men are sle??pini-'. most of them tired out from thier first day's experience in reach ing camps from which the Connecticut maneuvers campaign will be started in real earnest. In the theory of the whole schrmo, this was an anxious day for Connecticut peo ple. The "Red" army of invasion passed through New Haven with its left wing, established a base of supplies at Derby, fen miles north of there, and pushed its right wing further north through Sey mour. going into camp in Oxford. This forward movement of the "Reds" today was actual. Blues on the Alert. The "Blue" army, which is on the way from New York to oppose the invaders, also landed forces consisting of a brigade of infantry and a regiment of engineers in Bridgeport, and some of these were thrown across the Housatonic, seizing Washington bridge and the big railroad drawbridge, pushing on to Woodmont, not far from Tyler City, the "Reds' " bivouac. Up the river the "Blues" had theoretic ally destroyed the Huntington bridge, in Shelton. and the Maple street bridge, in Ansonia, checking the immediate advance at that point of the "Reds." The next bridge is fifteen miles above Zoar bridge, on one of the through highways to New York. This the "Blues" control as well as the surrounding country, for the sup ply base of that army is at Danbury. Active as the "Reds" have been to move toward advantageous positions, the "Blue" army has been marching with dispatch, and was pouring into the coun tryside from the direction of New York city Troops Rapidly Concentrate. Concentration proceeded rapidly in the entire theater of this mimic war. that of the "Reds" being directed from the head quarters of its commander. Brig. Gen. Frederick Smith. U. S. A., and that of the defenders from the quarters of Brig. Gen. A. L. Mills, U. S. A. Outpost duty commenced at 6 o'clock tonight, when the war same actually opened. The outposts were placed about a mile outside of the camps, and there was also a cavalry screen These out posts will not be in touch with each other tomorrow, as maneuvering does not begin until 3 o'clock Monday. There was no flying by the aviators to dav, owing to unfavorable conditions, and none will be attempted until atmospheric conditions permit. This may delay until Monday or later the trip of the hydro aeroplane from Marblehead. WAR GAME IN THE WEST. Invading Army Threatens Capture of California Cities. COYOTE, Cal., August lO.?Two bat talions of United States regular infantry dragged weary feet tjirough the town of Salinas today and. swinging around the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains, headed for San Francisco. They were re treating from the presidio at Monterey in the presence of a "Red." or invading army of 4.000 men, which landed there today with intent to capture the city, fortification and presidio of San Fran cisco, 125 miles to the north. Helpless in the fact- of such a force, the "Blue" or defending commandant at Monterey wired Brig. Gen. Walter Schuy ler at San Francisco that the enemy had landed and then began a forced retreat up the valley. Immediately upon receiving word of the landing of the "Reds" under Gen. Robert Wankowski of the National Guard of California. Gen. Schuyler at San Fran cisco prepared to throw his forces, about equal in number to those of the "Red," Into the field and to stop the enemy as far south of the city as possible. It will be his effort to protect also the city of San Jose. In the theory of this, the biggest "war game" ever played on the Pacific coast, an attempt to enter San Francisco bay has been foiled, but the defending fleet being the weaker has been bottled up by the enemy inside the Golden Gate and the enemy's transports have been landed in Monterey. SEARCH FOR VAST TREASURE. Frederick Smodden of Canada to Hnnt for $30,000,000 on Island. NEW YORK A u trust 10.?The legend of gold hidden on the obscure Island named Cocoa, in the Pacific ocean off the west coast of Costa Rica, is the lure which brought Frederick Smodden from Calgary. Canada, to this city, v. 'ienee he sailed today for Central Amer k a. A dozen or more expeditions have b?tn made in search of the same treas ure, s?t Smodd< n is convinced that he has the real secret of its whereabouts, handed down by Papt. Trevan. a sea dog cf many generations back, whose plan to search for the gold was frustrated by a fital ?Smodden va-; as happy as a boy with f spade and bucket anticipating a day at tn?* seasnore as he sailed, declaring that if he did not win the high stakes he t-cjight In- would at least have the ex ] <r:.r' r T1 ?? leger-d ? r.-dits rich Cen tral Americans with having buried the gold on or near the isiand when the con fiscation of t'iei; goods by the Spanish was imminent. Why the owners of such vast wfaith never recovered their prop erty ii> not ? xplained. CLUE TO MISSING WOMAN. Mrs. Bogges of Chicago Now Thought to Be on Way Home. CHICAGO, August lO.?Friends of Mrs. Ethel K. Bogges, who has been missing since August 2. received information to day leading them to believe that the miss ing woman might now be on her way to Chicago. Word was received from Den ver that a Mrs.* Bogges had registered at a hotel there August U, and remained un til yesterday when she left for Chicago. T. G. Keating of Columbus. Ohio, fath er of Mrs. Bogges, was Informed of the belief that his daughter had b? - n in Den ver. Some of the relatives of the woman were inclined to think that a mistake in the name was responsible for the re port, but preparations were made to meet the Denver train In the hope that the wanderer has been found. Mrs. Bogges is the wife of Dr. John S. Bogges, a former surgeoh of the I'nited States Marine Hospital. She had planned a career as a pianist, and the disar point ment of having to give this up when an Illness affected her hands was thought to have caused an attack of nervousness. FACES A SHAKE-UP % Citizens' Federation to Be Re organized or Dissolved. INTEREST SEEMS LACKING But Few Meetings Held to Consider Important Questions. MEMBERS IN CONFERENCE j Future of Capital Organization Dis cussed and Radical Steps Are Practically Assured. Reorganization or dissolution faces the Federation of Citizens' Associations. Lack of interest in the affairs of the organization is said to he responsible for a movement now on foot by several members either to place the affiliated body on a more substantial basis or to dissolve it. The shaking up in the af fairs of the federation is slated for the next regular meeting, which will be hell about the middle of October. Repeated efforts have -been made this summer to have called a special meeting of the federation to consider important matters related to the interests of the District that were pending in Congress. This was permissible under the constitu tion, but. for various reasons, none of the special sessions desired materialized. It is pointed out that if the federation could not make itself a factor in the af fairs of the community this summer, when so much vital legislation affecting the District w/is being considered by Con gress, there is little excuse for its con tinued existence, unless something is done to arouse it from the inactive state into which it has fallen. Several Conferences Held. Several conferences among certain mem bers have been held recently, and it is not unlikely that some radical reforms will be proposed at the October meeting. Most of the members believe that there is important work for such an organization to undertake, but they realize that some new methods will have to be adopted be fore the various pitizens' associations can be affiliated in a strong central body. One of the principal reforms being con sidered is that which will require all mat ters brought before the federation being returned to the various associations for their consideration. In this way it is ex pected that a representative expression of citizens of Washington on all matters of public interest can be obtained. Various other plans for increasing the interest of the individual associations in the work of the central body are under consideration. Opportunity Overlooked. The federation has not been in ses sion since last spring. While Its con stitution does not provide for a regular meeting during the summer months, a series of special meetings had been anticipated as matters affecting the District's welfare were considered in Congress. The fact that these meet ings were not held leads many of the members to believe that the federation has overlooked a great opportunity to establish itself as a power in the District. They are not inclined to think that the federation has surren dered its claims to continued existence, but it is the opinion of many of them that Ashless radical changes are brought about the organization had better disband. It is understood that another effort will be made to hold a special meeting before the regular meeting date. Re organization will not be considered at this meeting, as it is planned to have the federation express itself in regard to some of the most important matters either now pending in Congress or that have reached the White House fbr executive sanction. Election of officers will be a feature of the regular fall meeting. APPEAL FOR TAFT VETO. Illinois Civil Service Reform Body Fights Seven-Year Plan. CHICAGO. August 10.?The Illinois and the Chicago civil service reform associa tions yesterday sent a joint letter to President Taft, requesting him to veto the legislative, executive and judicial ap propriation bill, which, it is alleged, con tains a rider designed to undermine the merit system in the service at Washing ton. Section 5. to which the organizations object, limits the tenure of service of Washington civil service employes to seven years, and makes them eligible for reappointment only in the discretion of the head of the executive department. POINCARE IN ST. PETERSBURG. Confers With Minister on Foreign Affairs on Eastern Questions. ST. PETERSBURG, August 10.?The French premier. M. Poincare. who has come to St. Petersburg to confer with the l^ssian ministers on near eastern questmns and the Franco-Russian naval convention, talked brieliy today with Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergius Sasonoff, and later with the premier, M. Kokovsoff. He attended a banquet this evening, at which the leading members of the cabinet and high court officials were present. FRENCH PRESS IS AROUSED. Expects Nation to Back England in Canal Protests. PARIS. August 10.?"Gauntlet Thrown Down to Europe!" and "American Monopoly of the Panama Canal!" These are headline comments in the Paris evening papers on the vote of the United States Senate on the (anal bill. The French newspapers anticipate that France will back iip the British protest. At the foreign office, however, it was said today that no decision had yet been taken. TEACHER FOUND SLAIN. Body of Denver Young Woman Lo cated in Weeds. DENVER. August 10.?The body of Miss Signa Cailzen, twenty-five years old, was found in a clump of weeds in Aurora, a suburb of Denver, today by D. A. Tal cott. Apparently she had been murdered by a blow that crushed her skull. She is said to have been attacked before the murder. Th eauthorities have no clue. Miss Cailzen was a music teacher. SLAIN MAN FOUND ON TRAIN. Body Discovered After Mail Clerk Notices Blood on Hands. MIL.BANK, 8: D., August 10.?When a mall clerk on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul train No. 3 was leaving Or tonviile early today he noticed blood on I his hands where he had gripped a rail I iris on the car. When the train arrived ? here the body of a man, with the throat i cut, was f<yind upon the car. The corpse i has not b^n identified and the authori ties believe'the man was murdered. SAYS PARTYJS UNIT Gov. Wilson Sees No Division in Democratic Ranks. MAKES THREE SPEECHES Greeted by Hundreds on Lawn of His Home at Seagirt. JERSEY CLUB BEARS HIS NAME Tells Hearers Men Who Are in Search of Reform Are Turning . to Democracy. SEAGIRT, N. J.. August 10.?In the dusty road which fringes the lawn of the "summer capital" here. Gov. Wood row Wilson stood shaking hands today with hundreds of democrats who serenaded liim with brass bands. In all he made three campaign speeches. First came the Hungarian National Democratic Club of New Yore city. The governor assured them he never had in tended an> thing disrespectful In his writings on foreigners and that he had always felt a high regard for European people because of his long study of their history. The members of the delegation, headed by Morris Cucknor of New York, said they would support his candidacy. The Brooklyn Democratic . Club came later in the day. To them the governor said: "I am complimented by your allegiance and I want to assure you that while I think this a very high personal compli ment. I take it to myself simply that I, for the present, at any rate, represent the earnest desires and purposes of the demo cratic party. And yet it seems to me that we are standing in the presence of something higher than allegiance to the democratic party. Willing to Show the Way. "The country has been disappointed in the republican party and it is turning to the democratic party. That party is will ing to show the way toward those things which must be realized. Some gentlemen seem to find it easy to make personalities out of politics, but it seems to me that whenever that is done, politics are de based. "Men who are in search of reform are now resorting to the democratic party, because, for my own part, I do not know where else they will turn to ex pect results. There is no discounting the strength and serviceability of a united party, and the splendid part is that the democratic party is united. The party came out of the contest at the Bal timore convention without personal feel ing of any kind. I am delighted to be lieve that whoever we may have sup ported for nomination, we are now glad to work together." Addresses Jersey Club. To the Woodrow Wilson Club of Orange, N. J., the governor made a long er speech in response to one by Judge Daniel A. Dugan. The governor remarked, first, that he was glad to be introduced by Judge Dugan, because It showed there were "good Irishmen among these Orange men." "I was glad," said the governor, with a laugh, "to see the north and south of Ireland brought together." The governor thanked the Jersey delega tion for its visit. "You have tested my qualities, because you have known me at close range,"' lie said, "and if you will be kind enough to vouch for me, perhaps the rest of the country will be credulous of your report, "New Jersey was known as the mother of trusts?a very troublesome and ques tionable family?and 1 had to spend my time outside of New Jersey assuring the people of the Union that it was not the fault of the disposition of the people of New Jersey that there were certain gen tlemen who had undertaken to carry '.'ie republican party in their pockets and to administer it independently of the rank and tile of the republicans of the state. "And yet it would be hard, nowadays, to discriminate New Jersey from the rest of the United States, because everybody is sitting up and taking notice. New Jersey is progressive, but the United States also is progressive, and we have here merely a delightful sample of the people of the United States. Under Peculiar Responsibility. "Now those people are not bent upon destroying anything but they are bent upon setting everything in order, they are bent upon justice, they are bent upon seeing to it that the people in general are the partners of the government, as I was trying to show the other day. And the democratic part\ is now placed under a peculiar responsibility. The democratic party has to prove that it is the worthy instrument of that zeal on the part of the people of the United States. If it doesn't prove it now, it will never be given another chan ? eto prove it. No party that proves unfaithful to that ideal will ever again be trusted by the people of America. "And, therefore, we are standing at a turning point in our politics; we must make good or go out of business. In the vernacular, it is a case of 'put up or shut up." because words are going to be discounted and nothing will be honored except th* actual carrying out of such a program as sensible men may unite in for the common benefit." QUALIFY FOR APPOINTMENT. Nine Candidates for Lieutenancies in Army Medical Reserve Corps. Nine additional candidates have quali fied for appointment as second lieuten ants in the Medical Reserve Corps of the army, increasing to twenty-three the membership of the class to be admitted at the Army Medical School, in this city, in October. The latest successful candi dates for admission are Stephen II. Smith and Oliver Kinsey, jr., of Washington, D. C.; Contract Surgeon Benjamin B. War rin'-r, Clarence It. Bell of Elgin,^ III.; Royal E. Cummings of Brooklyn. N.^Y.; Eilward R. Guinan of Sacramento, Ca>.; Ilalbert P. Harris of \oungsville. N. C.; George F. Lull of Philadelphia, and Ed ward T. B. Weidner of Germantown, Pa. Another examination will be held in this city September for which there are twenty-nine candidates. CLEVER MOVE BY "DRYS." Special Election Is Asked at Win chester. aipfi iiil Dispatch to The Star. WINCHESTER, Va.. August 10?The Anti-Saloon League "slipped one over" on the liquor interests today by present ing a monster petition to Judge T. W. Harrison of the corporation court, ask ing for a special local option election, al though the town has been dry for the last four years. The idea was to prevent the liquor in terests from contributing funds for the payment of poll taxes by many men who never qualify for other elections. Sep tember 24 was fixed as election day, and those whose taxes are not already paid cannot vote. Aero Flies 74.6 Miles an Honr. SALISBURY, England, August 10.?In the military aeroplane speed trials today the Ranriot monoplane was officially credited with 74.0 miles an hour; the French Deperdussin with titt.l, and the Bit riot monoplane with 01.1 miles. GOV. WILSON'S CHIEF OF STAFF LATEST SPECIALLY POSED PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN OK WILLIAM F. Mf COMBS, CHAIRMAN OP THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE, AT HIS DESK AT THE DEMOCRATIC HEADQUARTERS IN THE FIFTH AVE NIE BUILDING, NEW YORK CITY. Democrats Decide to Map Out an Entirely Different Itinerary. NEW YORK, August 10.?William Jen nings Bryan is not going to follow the trail of Col. Roosevelt around the coun try in the coming presidential campaign, as had been planned, it is now stated. This was practically decided at a meet ing of the subcommittee on speakers of the democratic national campaign com mittee this afternoon. Some time ago it was suggested that it would be a good idea to have Mr. Bryan follow the colo nel in the latter's campaign trips, and answer his speeches. Today it was de cided to map out an entirely different itin erary for Mr. Bryan. There was a meeting of the organiza tion committee, of which Senator Gore is chairman, tonight- It had been plan ned to place Joseph E. Davies, secretary of the national committee, in charge of the Chicago headquarters. Now the plan is to have Mr. Davies divide his time be tween New York and Chicago. Charles Boeschenstein, national committeeman for Illinois, will be the active manager of tiie Chicago branch. Wickersham's Aid Resigns. JOPLIN, Mo., August 10.?Judge Paul A. Ewert. a spt'eial assistant to Attorney General Wickersham, today telegraphed his resignation to Washington to be free to support Col. Roosevelt's candidacy for I'resUlent. Ewert has be*n in charge of government land suits in the southwest. CANT UNSCRAMBLE EGGS. Railroad Therefore Urges Caution in Handling Shipments. CHICAGO, August 10.?The fact that it is impossible to unscramble eggs, and also that eggs on the half shell have no mar ket value, have caused officers of the Chi cago and Great Western Railroad Com pany today to urge employes to use more care in handling egg crates. Losses from broken eggs are great, it is pointed out. experts of the Department of Agriculture recently having estimated that the railroads of the country lose ?45,000,<l00 annually by the improper han dling of eggs. The egg season now is at its height, says the railroad's warning. OPENS WITH. RECEPTION. Annual Session of International Union of Typographers. CLEVELAND, Ohio. August 10.? Al though no business meetings will be held until next Monday, the lifty-ninth con vention of the International Typographi cal I'nion really opened tonight with a reception to the hundreds of visiting dele Kates at the Grays' Armory, where the business meetings will be held next week. The Toledo and Detroit unions will be hosts for the delegates and their families tomorrow at Cedar Point, whence all will go by boat. i BOY LOCKED BP IN ROOM NEARLY 10 MONTHS Kept Prisoner Day and Night, Police Say, on Arresting Mother. After being locked day and night in a room in a house at 1713 19th street, for nearly two months, with the window ?hutters closed, a small lamp kept burn ing in the room and only such fresh air as leaked through the slats of the shut ters, the police say, Joseph Johnson, a ten-year-old negro boy, was taken in charge by the police last night. His mother, Norah Johnson, was taken into custody on a .charge of maltreating the boy. The fact that a lamp was kept burning in the room for so long a time, the rays of which could be dimly seen through the shutters, aroused the curiosity of neighbors. On one occasion, it is de clared. one of the shutters accidentally opened and the boy s hand was seen by those living nearby. The board of chil dren's guardians was asKed to investigate conditions in the home and Detective Springman was assigned to the case. With Policeman Dillon of the eighth pre cinct, he went to the house yesterday. The doors were locked, and there was no response when they rang the bell. Woman Is Arrested. The two officers took lip a position near the house and waited several hours. Late in the afternoon Mrs. Johnson walked up to the front door and. she was imme diately placed under arrest. When asked where the boy was, she told the officers she had taken him to 1910 18th street northwest. The mother was taken to the 18th street house and the child was found there in bed. Detective Springmann stated the mother said she had taken the boy there last night, after hearing that some one was coming to the house. Both mother and boy were taken to the house of de tention, the mother being charged with maltreating the boy, while he was held as being destitute of a suitable home. The officers returned later to the 19th street house and continued their investigation. "It is the filthiest hole I have ever been in," declared Detective Springmann. "The front second-story room, where the boy was confined, was filthy. Pieces of bread crust, rotten tomatoes and dirty rags were strewn about the floor. The only furniture- in the place was an old broken-down cot and a dirty mattress. His mother told me she slept on the cot and that she made a bed for the boy on the floor beside her. I do not see how she could make any bed of the old rags in the room." When the officers entered the 18th street house, they declared, the boy presented a pitiful sight. As they walked into the bed room the boy cowered down under bed clothing, and it took much pleading on the part of the officers to get him to talk. Finally, still shaking in fright, the boy answered a number of questions of the officers. The detective stated Mrs. Johnson told him she is a servant in the employ of a person residing not far from the 18th street address. The mother and boy will be taken to' the Juvenile Court Monday 1 morning. IN NEARLY EVERY HOME The Star is the one paper in Washington in nearly every home and the only paper in thousands of homes. The regular carrier delivery circulation of The Star, both daily and Sunday, is greater by many thousands than that of any other YVashington news paper. The bona fide circulation of The Evening Star with but one edition daily is more than 20,000 in ex cess of its nearest competitor. STATEMENT. Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 1912. August 3 57,710 August 4 47,65? August 5 62,142 August 6 62,418 August 7 62,328 August 8 62,935 August 9 61,506 1911. August 5 52,359 August 6 45,876 August 7 55,835 August 8 .55,786 August 9 55,235 August 10 54,976 August it 55,343 AFFIDAVIT. , I solemnly swear that the above statement represents only the number of copies of THE EVENING AND SUNDAY STAR circulated during the seven days ended August 9. 101'J?that is, the number of copies actually sold, delivered, furnished or mailed, for valuable consideration, to bona tide purchasers or subscribers?and that the copies so counted are not returnable to or do not remain in the office unsold, except in the case of papers sent to out-of-town agents only, frorti whom a few returns of unsold papers have not yet been received. NEVILLE D. MILLER. Assistant Cashier. The Evening Star Newspaper Company, District of Columbia, ss.: Subscribed and sworn to before me this tenth day of August, A.D. 1912. E. E. RAMET. (Seal.) Notary Public. Will Make Statement in Rosenthal Case. TO SEE WHITMAN MONDAY Says He Saw Becker With Rose and Webber After Murder; MORE BANK ACCOUNTS FOUND Lieutenant Said to Have Collected $15,000 Monthly, of Which He Retained $5,000. NEW YORK. August 10.?"Jack" Sulli van. who Is under arrest in connection with the murder of Herman Rosenthal, promised today that he would go to Dis trict Attorney Whitman's office Monday and tell all he knew about the alleged connection of Police Lieut. Becker with the murder. Sullivan made this agree ment with Assistant District Attorney Smith. Unwilling to tell his full story until he had seen Mr. Whitman, who is out of town over Monday, Sullivan said to Mr. Smith that he had seen Becker in con versation with "Jack" Rose and "Bridgie Webber a few hours after the murder. This corroborates the stories of other witnesses indicating close relations be tween Becker and the men involved in the murder plot. Sullivan denied, how- j ever, knowing previously anything about the plans to kill Rosenthal, and also de nied he had driven away in the gray automobile in which the murderers es caped. While on the scene shortly after the killing, he went from the Hotel Metro pole to "Bridgie" Weber's gambling house, on 42d street. He saw Becker and Rose conversing on the sidewalk, he said. Later they were joined by "Bridgie," and the three held a low toned conversation, in which he was not permitted to join. Sixth Man to "Squeal." Sullivan makes the sixth of the men under arrest for the murder who have "squealed," and the effect of the addi tion of another "recruit" upon Police Lieut. Becker, who still maintains he has nothing to confess, will be watched with interest by the prosecution. Efforts of representatives of District Attorney Whitman to trace Becker's bank deposits resulted today, it is said, in locating five more banks in which a'ccounts were recorded in the name of Becker and his wife, representing al together deposits of more than $25,000. All the deposits were made, it was learned, within the last eight months. In one bank Becker was credited with >13,000. It was also learned #by the in vestigators that two police inspectors had made recent deposits totaling to gether $75,000. Evidence of graft-tak ing against one of these inspectors is in the hands of the district attorney, who will seek his indictment when the graft feature of the case is taken up by the grand jury. Say He Got $5,000 a Month. Information charging that Becker turned over to those "higher up more of his alleged graft collections than he kept himself was obtained by As sistant District Attorney Smith today. Becker's receipts, according to this evidence, amounted to about $15,000 a month, but of this SlO.oOO went to the so-called "system." Jack Rose, it was learned today, has received absolute immunity. It became known that when Rose confessed be fore the grand jury a stipulation granting him his freedom as soon sis he has completed his testimony at the trial of the case was signed by tne district attorney and Judge Mulqueen, with the approval of the grand jury. Rose is now in a penitent mood, ac cording to his lawyer, and is anxious to reform. He plans as soon a? he is released to leave the country "w ith his wife and their two children and begin life over. SAM SCHEPPS ARRESTED. Captured by Detective at Hot Springs, Ark. HOT SPRINGS, Ark., August lO.?Sam Schepps. wanted in New York in connec tion with the murder of Herman Rosen thal, is under arrest in this city tonight. He is guarded by an officer, who. it is reported, is holding him pending the ar rival of advices frcm the district attor ney's office in New York. Schepps is reported to have made the statement that he would go ba^ck to Xev\ York without a requisition. The arrest was made through a detective agency. limiNKH SUFFER FOR THE DAYS Spend Two Nights Standing in Water?Exposure May Be Fatal. Exhausted by exposure as a result of having been lost three days and two nights in the marsh near Kenilworth. D. C. Amelia Brown, forty years old. of 1<?14 loth street northwest, and Elsie Hill of about the same age, of 12th street north west, both colored, were found by Police man McCormick of the ninth police pre cinct last night. The women were taken to Casualty Hospital, where their condi tion was pronounced serious. Practically unconscious, the Hill woman was unable to tell anything of her ex periences, and it was stated that she may not recover. The story related b> hei companion was that they had wandered Into the marsh near Kenilworth Thursday afternoon in search of fox grapes and had lost their way. Darkness came on, and the tide rose so that they were forced to stand in water practically all night. Spend Night in Water. Frantic efforts to tind a way out of the marsh yesterday proved unavai ing, and last night the two women, exhausted from cold and hunger, sank down in water that was almost to their shoulders. In this way they spent the entire night. Too weak to make further efforts to extricate themselves from their perilous situation, they remained in the same Dlace Toward even in ' the more ex hausted of the two became unconscious, and the Brown woman began to cry again for help. The cries attracted the atten tion of a colored man who happened to 'be near the marsh and who informed Policeman McCormick that he believed some one to be in distress. Just as soon as the women were found Casualty Hospital was notified and Drs. Schirck and Barnes left at once in an automobile for Kenilworth. The hospital ambulance was dispatched to the scene, returning to the hospital shortly before 2 o'clock this morning. Bailroad Piers Burned. NEW YORK, August 10.?Fire today wrecked the Hudson river piers No. Ti and 73, at West 32d street, occupied by the New York Central railroad. The damage, including that to freight, is es timated at |1W,000. j BACHELORS ARE BLAMED FOR IMMIGRATION EVILS Not Enough Women Are Com ing to United States, Says Dr. Eliot. BOSTON, August 10.?Dr. Charles W. Eliot, president emeritus of Harvard Uni versity, arrived home tonight after his tour around the world. With him were his wife, his granddaughter. Miss Ruth Eliot, and his secretary. Rogers Pierce, who made the tour with the former Har vard head. Despite the fatigue of the journey across the continent Dr. Eliot said he felt perfectly well- He will go to his summer home at Northeast Harbor, Me., next week. That the evils of immigration as ex perienced in this country are largely due to the preponderance of males was the opinion expressed by President Eliot 'n an interview. l'?uring his travels he spent much time in the study of immigration problems, and on the basis of these studies declared tonight his belief that the excess of males admitted to this coun try over the females should not exceed o per cent. Cause of the Evils. "Most of the evils of immigration re sult from unmarried men coming to the United States in large numbers with very few women of the race in my opinion," said Dr. Eliot. President Eliot also studied the question of racial intermarriage and said he be lieved beneficial results would be secured by international regulation of the subject. Dr. Eliot scouted the idea of possible war with Japan, declaring that he found re lations entirely peaceful. LOCAL AEROTO DECIDE Plan for National Gathering of Eagles Submitted to Ref erendum Vote. CLEVELAND. Ohio. August lO? Ad ministration plans to have future Grand Aerie conventions of the Fraternal Order of Eagles composed of delegates from state aeries only were defeated in the closing session late today of the Grand Aerie of the UU2 national convention. Eastern delegates who fought the meas ure declared that it would result in the building up of. a political machine. It was later decided to submit the question of state aerie autonomy to a referendum vote of the aeries. Business Transacted. ? Frank E. Hering, retiring grand worthy president, was selected man aging editor of the new monthly pub lication authorized at this Grand Aerie meeting. A secret vote on all Grand Aerie officers at all future conventions was authorized. A supplementary humorous ritual for state aeries advocated by Hering. was authorized, and it was decided that in future candidates for initiation should not be blindfolded. Installation of the newly elected grand officers closed the 1912 conven tion. CATHOLIC SOCIETIES TO MEET. American Federation Convenes in Louisville, August 18. ST. LOUIS, Aug. 10.- Anthony Matre. national secretary of the American Federation of Catholic Societies, today announced that the eleventh national convention of the organiation will be opened at Louisville, Ky? August 18, and continue until August 21. More than three million Catholics in the United States will be represented by delegates and there will be delegates from Porto Rico, Hawaii and the Phil ippines. Elaborate church ceremonials will mark the opening of the convention. TAFT GIVES APPROVAL. Agricultural Appropriation Bill Goes Into Effect. The agricultural appropriation bill, more than a month overdue in taking ef fect, was signed yesterday by President Taft and released for Held work a small army of employes held up during the de lay on the measure in Congress. Secretary Wilson ordered immediate re sumption of farm demonstration work in many states. On the Pacific coast belated experiment al work with a View to developing pot ash resources will be taken up. CAR CONTROLLER ON FIRE. Two Women Injured in Excitement That Follows. Two persons were, injured and a s<ore of others badly frightened when a con troller on a car of the Washington Rail way and Electric Company caught lire last night at 14th and H streets north west. The car was well tilled with passengers when a blaze shot up from the controller. Several of the passengers jumped. Mrs. 1.. M. ..dams of 1245 Girard street struck her head against the side of the car and .sustained bad bruises, and Mrs. I.. M. Jameson of 25 5th street northeast sprained her ankle. They were taken to George Washington University Hospital nearby, and later removed to their homes. The flames were soon extinguished with out much damage to the car. HELD UP AND ROBBED. Joseph Somfabina Felled and Money Taken by Trio. Walking along 2d street southwest be tween C and D streets shortly after mid night last night. Joseph Somfabina of 313 2d street southwest was felled by a black jack or some other weapon in the hands of one of a trio of colored men who held him up. He was found sometime later by friends I and hurried to the Emergency Hospital. [ The doctors found three ugly scalp wounds, but say they are not serious. Somfabina missed $20 from his trousers pocket after he revived. FOUR DROWN IN MINE. Men Engaged in Bailing Out Water Thirty Feet Deep. GALENA, 111., August 10.?Four men were drowned in the Frontier lead and zinc mine at Benton, Wis., fifteen miles north of hei*>. The "dead: Thomas McGuire, John Swift. Joseph Shea and Edward Hird. The first three went down to bail out thirty feet of water in the shaft yesterday, but were overcome by foul air and fell into the water. Hird went down this morning to ascertain the fate of the others and; he, too, I was drowned. Artillery and Signal Corps Leave City This Morning, MARCHING CROSS COUNTRY Will Join the Brigade at Bolivar, Near Harpers Ferry. BATTERY IN FINE CONDITION Column Going: by Chain Bridge, Through Virginia and Over Blue Ridge. The 1st Battery. Field Artillery, and th<* Signal Corp* Company. X. G. l>. C.. will make an early start for the site of t(--? coming Xational Guard camp of instrue tion at Bolivar Heights. near llarp<-ri Ferry. W. Va. The long brown column of men and horses will be ready to leav* the armory, 471 Missouri .ivon te. at 7 o'clock this morning. The four sler.''-r guns of the artillerymen, snuggled clos. in their compact nest?, and accompany l by caissons and ammunition wagons, ha\? been in compute readiness for a week. No battery of regulars is better equipped for the road than is the District artillery, which, since the Chief Executive paid t visit to them last winter, has been t ailed "The President's Own." The battery went into camp, in reality, last night. With eighty-two horse* champing hay on the picket line, t ?? armory had the appearance of a fortre> awaiting the call for ws.r. A guard had been mounted and no mere civilian could get within twenty feet of the place with out being startled by a sudden cry of "Halt!" from one of the husky gunneis on duty. Harness had been laiii uimmi the guns in proper |>osition, and this fact will undoubtedly aid the column to get away on time. Battery Takes No Chances. In previous years harness and horse* have proved stumbling blocks in the way of an early start. Liverymen who con tracted to furnish animals succeeded i tangling things in tine -.tape at th< 1 tst moment, it Is stated, but ti'is year, hawng accepted eighty-two good st?eii?-. tiie i-.it tery put them on the picket line an>1 st? <l guard over them all night I>ed by Capt, J. Hairy Shannon, who will ride his Virginia thoro'inh'tv '. Xancy. a horse which is as well Uno-n throughout the brigade as is the l>a;(e commander himself, the column v. i leave the city by way of the Chii n In and cross over to the soil of tin < >Id Dominion. The column will ma: h :-i stages of fifty minutes, with ten-minute halts for rest, in which periods the ,-oi lars on the horses will be loosened, mi ! there will l>e ailgeneral relaxation through out the cavalcade, which will d<> much toward relieving fatigue. First camp will be made at Dranesville, Va. Will Tumble Out Early. Early tomorrow morning reveille will tumble the men from their tiny shelter tents, and the column will proceed ?>n i:? way through Virginia. The command will have its next camp at l,cesb ;rg. Th-t third day's route carries the men .roug i the Blue Ridge, and the encampment that night will be at Nearville. Marls H ? next day they will cross the Shenando. i river at Harpers Ferry, and will head f?>. the camp site just, beyond that town The Signal Corps Company, follow ing the same route, will arrive a: practical! ?" the same time. Maj. Charles K. l.u<-. . Medical Corps, X. G. D. C., will accom pany the corps The officers of the battery are '"apt. J. Harry Shannon and i.ieuis. I.. C. Vogt. George G. Wilson, George Bonnet and Harry E. Shilling. GEN. HARRIES MAKES PLANS. Brigade to Board Train Wednesday Morning for Harpers Ferry. Brig. Gen. George H. Harries, com manding the District of Columbia m!!itia, arrived in Washington from Mineapolis, Minn., yesterday afternoon, and com pleted several important details in con nection with the departure of the Nation al Guard of the District of Columbia hi - gade for the annual camp of instruct..?u at Bolivar Heights, near Harpers Ferry, W. Va. The brigade will entrain Wed nesday morning. Gen Harries wJl b.r.e Washington today for the west, but ex pects to be with the brigade nearl} ;;ll of the two weeks during which the troops are in the field, arriving during the ui few days of the encampment IS NOT BADLY DAMAGED. Battleship That Struck Shoal SaxJ to Bj on Way to Rockpoit. BOSTON. August 10.?While no orb ai infoi mation had been received. !t was said at the Charlestown navv yard to night that the battleship Nebraska, which struck an uncharted shoal olT Point Judith yesterday, was headed :*t Rock port. This inference was drawu from private messages picked up br the wireless operator at Charlestown. The vessel is thought to be not badly .damaged or she would have been orde>. i to Charlestown for repairs, t'apt. < oil man, com ma ? id a nt of the navy yard. said he had received no notice from the Ne braska that slie intended to come to the yard or desired to go into dry dock. When last reported, late tins after noon, the Nebraska and her convoys were south of Cape Cod and proceeding at slow speed. During the day tho navy yard operators were in communi cation with the convoying warships, but received no report as to the seri ousness of the Nebraska's accident. Attempts to pick up the vessels tonight proved unsuccessful. DENY COMPANY IS WATCHED. Wireless Telegraph Plant o'n Long Island Is Independent, Say Officials NEW YORK, August lO.-Ofllcials of the company which is building a wireless telegraph plant at Sa> ville, 1_. 'l , deny that the United States is watching their operations with the idea tiiat they ate ! controlled by Germany. The company, they stated, was orgait ! ized under the laws of the state of New York and is an independent tion-goveru | ment concern. FAVORS $35,000 FOR LORIMER. Senate Committee Wants to Pay His Expenses in Fight. An appropriation of $35,000 to former Senator Lorimer to cover part of hia expenses in the two fights to retain his seat will be recommended by the Senate committee on privileges ami elections. - Chairman Dillingham has been au thorized to recommend also a pay ment of 12,500 to Detective William J. Burns, who worked on the case. The total claim for expenses submit ted by Senator Lorimer was in excess of $135,000. Itt is understood the claim of Detective Burns was also ma terially scaled down by the committee. Chairman Dillingham will recommend the payment of about $22,000 as com pensation and expenses of Attorneys Marble and Healy. who represented the committee in the investigation. A large sum will be necessary to pay tho expenses and fees of the witnesses and all of the appropriation w ill l?? proposed in the form of amendments to the deficient appropriation bill.