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the bill, it is stated, arc more drastic than those contained in the Kenyon bill. The measure was prepared by Attorney John J. Cornell, representing the society for the Suppression of Vice, who. it is stated, has other measures he wants in troduced. The bill introduced yesterday not only 'Jeals with immoral women, hut provides for the punishment of men who visit places mentioned hs nuisances. Solicit ing for immoral purposes on the high ways is mad?- an offense. Imprisonment in Jail or the house of correction of from ten to ninety days, a fine of from S10 to $100, or both fine and imprison ment. will be the penalty provided for persons visiting: any house for immoral purposes. liability under the proposed law at taches to owners of property used for immoral purpose*. The house is to be declared a nuisance, which must be abated at once. Failure to comply with ! this provision rentiers the violator sub- j ,ie?*t to contempt of court. Once the nui- j sance has been established in an action j all movable property shall be seized and j the house closed for one year. The fur- ! niture is to be sold by the sheriff and j the proceeds are to be used in the pay- j ments of the costs of . the action, the ? balance being returned to the owner of j the property. Only when the owner gives bond that , the house shall not be again used for the I same purpose may the court release the | property. When the owner is enjoined I an order is to issue for th?- payment by Mm of $300. whfeh shall remain a lien j :pon the land until paid, and as much as may be needed may be used in payment ; of expenses attending action when the -urniture sold does rot yield a sufficient ; sum. ; SUFFRAGETTES IN RA1D; l< Attempt to Break Into Meeting of 1 British Cabinet t Council. , U>XPON. January ?S.?Militant suf- , . ragettes today made a bold attempt , to break into a meeting of the British , cabinet council, sitting at the official , residence of Premier Asquith. in Down ing street. An automobile belonging to the Women's Social and Political Union, with a woman chauffeur at the wheel and filled with suffragettes* dashed from Whitehall into Downing street be fore the line of police stationed out side the Asquith residence realized what was going on. When the driver refused to obey the order of the police inspector on duty to retire from the street the entire party of women was placed under ar rest and taken in the car to police headquarters at Scotland Yard The j women's automobile was decorated with placards protesting against the forcible feeding of suffragette prisoners and demanding that the cabinet cease the ' torture of women in English jails." The unexpected raid caused great ex citement and a huge crowd soon gath ered. The women were later arraigned at Bow street, where three of them refused to give their names, and were entered :n the charge book under numbers. The other one who had acted as driver said she was Miss Virtue, and was the private secr< ary of "Gen."' Mrs. Flora Drummond. a prominent suffragette. Miss Virtue is said to be engaged to marry a Montana rancheh as soon as ?a omen have secured the vote in Great ' Britain. ] Each of the suffragettes made a short speech in court about the ill-treatment "f women in jail I All the prisoners were bound over to of good behavior for six months. PETITION SEEKS REVIEW OF IRONWORKERS' CASES Supreme Court's Opinion Asked on Conviction of Men Accused of Dynamite Conspiracy. A review of the conviction of Frank M. Ryan and twenty-three other members of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers is asked in a petition just filed in the Supreme Court of the United States. The cases are those arising out of the dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times and other buildings in Los Angeles, and also a number of other alleged dynamite outrages in various parts of the United States. Counsel for the convicted men claim that the federal district court for In diana committed numerous errors in the trial and that the seventh circuit court of appeals failed to correct them. Con tending that the courts erred in permit ting a conviction on the "uncorroborated" evidence of an accomplice, Ortie E. Mc Manigal. who pleaded guilty to the con spiracy charges, the attorneys urged that since laws of the various states were at variance on this point the Supreme Court should settle the question by reviewing the labor men's cases They argued also that the constitutional provision against placing persons in jeopardy twice for the same offense had been violated by the government in in dicting the men both on a charge of con spiracy and on a charge of transporting dynamite on interstate trains, and that, moreover, the statute of limitations *?a*-red the prosecutions. BLAIR T.TVF. SEATED. Senate Votes in Favor of Senator Chosen in Maryland Election. The Senate this afternoon voted to seat Blair Lee as United States sen ator from Maryland. He was chosen by direct election last fall, and suc eeds Senator William P. Jackson, who was appointed by Gov. Goldsborough to take the seat made vacant by the death of Senator Rayner. BANK TO PROMOTE TRADE. Steps to Organize Russo-American Institution in St. Petersburg. ST. PETERSBURG, January 28.?In formal overture? were made today by a group of Rust-ian? to the ministry of :inance with a view to obtaining a char ter for a Russo-American bank, intended to promote trad- between Russia and the United States. The applicants said that they were acting In concert with large American banking interests. The reply given was to the effect that no discussion of the matter could be en tertained until securities representing :alf the amount of the < apita! of the pro posed bank?had been deposited either !n St. Petersburg or abroad. This precaution i tended to pre lude the risk of negotiations being opened with mere concession hunters. It in no way implies the readiness of the ministry of finance to grant the charter demanded. Old Exemptions Not Allowed. The Treasury Department has an nounced that corporations cannot deduct any portion of the specific exemption authorized under the old corporation tax law, when "making payments of the tax under the new income tax law. Under the old law a specific exemption of was made. Many corporations have proceeded on the theory that they were entitled to deduct one-sixth of that amount, basing their contention on the fact that the income tax i.- not levied for the year 1913 during the months pi January and February. T By PjWAIE SALE Japanese Government Not a Party to Transaction, It Is Declared. ?OLD STORY REVAMPED," IS WHITE HOUSE VIEW President Not Responsible for Bringing Up Subject at Confer ence With Senators. 1 An old story revamped" is all that came from the White House today in reply to inquiries that the President had told the foreign relations committee of i the Senate Monday night that a serious situation exists over the alleged furnish- ! ing of arms to the ffuerta government i n Mexico by Japan or Japanese firms -losely allied to that government. | A careful investigation of the story loday appears to bring out these facts: President \\ ilson did not bring: up the juestion of Japanese participation in the tarnishing of arms to Huerta. but the natter was discussed very fully by a senator who has long given study to he alleged efforts of Japan to get a ooting in Magdalena bay. His Injec ion of the problem into the conference ed to further talk, in which the Presi ient did not remain silent, although not riving too much weight to conclusions hat the Japanese government has any :hing to do with the arms and ammuni :ion Huerta is getting. Not From Japanese Government. The facts regarding the supply of arms ind amunition from Japan to the Huerta government, as known by men who have -art. :lly investigated them, are that these munitions of war are being sent to Mexico by the firm of Mitsui & Co.. not by the Japanese government. AN hen the contract for these arms was first made th? Huerta government was much stronger th?n it Is at present. One large shipment was sent to Mexico, for which cash was paid. Since then the Huerta government has not been able to paj* cash, and only small shipments have been sent. Huerta has received most of his munitions of war from Europe, prin cipally from France and Germany, it became known here today. Ills min ister of finance was in Paris making arangements for a very large shipment when the interest on the foreign debt of Mexico was passed. Then Mexican ?ecurities became so insecure in Eu rope that the deal was held up. Distribution of Marines. Rear Admiral Fletcher, commanding the American squadron in the Gulf of Mexico. Informed the Navy Department today that in^distrjbuting the battalion ;>f marines which has just reached Vera "ruz from the Panama Canal Zone he las assigned th<- battalion commander, Vlaj. Smedley p. Butler, together with his staff, and Company C. to the bat Ueship Minnesota, at Vera Cruz. Companies A, R and D have been as signed. respectively, to the battleship Kansas, at Tampico, and the cruiser 'hester and battleship Virginia, at Vera ruz The battalion stores, vomprising about 1(H> tons, have been placed tem porarily on the fuel ship Proteus, while the various company stores were trans ferred with each company. The three American warships mobilized at Mazatlan. on the Pacific Mexican -oast, have dispersed, the gunboat York town having gone to San Hlas. the armor ^?.<rulsrr Pittsburgh to Manzanillo. while the supplv ship Nanshan has b ft tor 5>an Francisco. Former Mexican General Here. Fernando Gonzales, formerly a Mex ican general, who was recently report ed to have been executed in Mexico City, is in Washington, having come here from Paris. Senor Gonzales aaid he had been in Paris for several months, but plans to leave for Mexico next week. Martin J. Bently, who has lived in Mexico for twelve years, and who has extensive interests in the states of Sonora and Coahuila. was in Washing ton today. He praised Gen. Carranza and the constitutionalists and said that Huerta represents all that is reac tionary and repulsive to modern civ ilization and institutions. Suspension of Hostilities Reported. Reports received at the State Depart ment from the American consuls In Mexico told of a general suspension of active hostilities at threatened points, such as Manzanillo, Guaymas and Tor reon. It Is understood there that the illness of Gen. Villa has stopped the forward movement of the constitution alists. though it also has been inti mated to the State Department that the attitude of the natives of Central Mexi co Is less favorable to tho revolution. Much significance was attached to the reported arrest by Gen Huerta s order of some army officers of high rank on charges of treason, and there is a disposition among the officials to regard this development as a sign of a growing belief among Iluertas ad nerents of the approach of a climax From Laredo it was reported that a Mexican refugee. Samuel ciinl|o. who was formerly mayor of Lampafo. was seized on the American end of the ln ,er?atlnnal hrldBe by two Mexican fed f?;1 officers taken across the boundarv ?rl r,"?. Prison. American Con" G"r?rett- under orders from the State Department, has made a protest and & demand for the return of the man. ^ CLASH OVER HOSPITAL. Opposition Develops to Closing Co lumbia Heights Institution. Whether the Northern Dispensary' and Emergency Hospital on 14th street Co lumbla Heights. Is to he closed, as decided upon recently by leaders in the effort, and the funds and equipment on hand used to Mart a neighborhood house on Georgia avenue, is the question now agi tating the minds of many interested per sons. The Columbia Heights Citizens- Asso ciation meets Tuesday evening, when L>r Benjamin F. Gibbs. regarded as the father of the hospital.- win bring the matter up and insist on an investigation Since the matter of closing th? k, ' pital has been brought to ?ho atten" tion of the residents ..n the heiLif, members of the hospitV assSc/at ' o have come forward and announced that if an attempt >., tnad(. to the hospital injunction proceeding will be Instituted. proceedings Dr. Frank I.eech. one of the trusteo* together with It. W. I.utton and w H llarr. who were named a committer to close the hospital, says there seems to be some mistake as at the meeting at which It was decided to abandon the hospital not a dissenting vote ?, recorded. Ship Refugees Reach Port. NEW YORK, January rS.?Capt. Dean and five members of the crew of the schooner Anna E. Banks, which they were forced to abandon SOU miles south ??ast of Cape Race January 18, were brought to New York today aboard tin steamer Indrana from Swansea, Wales FUNERAL PLANS MADE FOR DANIEL BALLAUF Vetefan Model Maker Will Buried Tomorrow at Glen wood Cemetery. POLICE RESERVES OUT 10 PREVENT DISORDER DANIEL BALLAt'F. Funeral services for Daniel Ballauf, an old resident of Washington, who died at his home, *521 H street northwest, yes terday. are to be held at that address at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Rev. John 1. Huddle of St. Paul's Lutheran Church is to officiate. Interment will be in Glen wood cemetery. Mr. Ballauf was a model maker :n this city for more than fifty years. He was as well known, however, during the last ten years along the river, probably, as he was to his clients. It is said there was seldom a day that he did not go either to Marshall Hall or Mount Vernon and nsh. The fa?*t that he seldom caught more than a perch or two made no dif ference to him, it is said, and he pre ferred going to these places than to others where fishing was considered more promising. Mr. Kalianf witnessed the assassination oi President Lincoln, having been at the Ford Theater that night. According to t the octogenarian. Booth never made a re mark from the time when he first made his appearance to the time he disappeared, and did not shout, '"Sic semper tyrannis," as has so often been asserted. Mr. Ballauf first conducted his model business on^7th street northwest at what is now N"o. T.'il. When he moved into the honk h?' last occupied he fitted it out with great care and equipped it cxcellentlv. Arrest of Alleged Industrial Leaders in Chicago, Charged With Inciting Riot. < 11ICAGO, January 28.?Repetition or last night's disorders among: the unem ployed in tli?' \V est Side ghetto district was threatened today when large crowds congregated in front of the Maxwell street police station, where those arrested last night were to be arraigned, and at Workingmen's Ha-]I. At the police station the crowd seemed bent on entering the courtroom. A letter threatening to blow up the station unless thr prisoners were dismissed was re ceived. but it did not Impress C'apt. James O'D. Storen. He took the precaution, however, of scattering plain clothes men In the crowd w hile hluecoats restrained j the press In the direction of the court- | room. S<iuads of police reserves patrol' ed 1 the ghetto district all night and were still j on duty today. Details of police will be thrown into the district again tonight to guard against further disorders. Mob Fires on Police. Police patrolling Maxwell street late last night were fired upon three times, tut none was Injured. The rioting be gan after speeches had been made by Morris Bernstein and Harry Wishnewsky, who said they represented tiie Industrial Workers of the World. After Bernstein had been placed under arrest the police formed a cordon about tueir prisoner, and with drawn revolvers and amid shouts of "Lynch the police!" succeeded in marching him to a police station. The crowd followed and was ex horted by Wishnewsky to rescue the speaker. After a rough-and-tumble tight, lasting several minutes, the police suc ceeded in dragging the second speaker into the station. Every available reserve policeman in tin- district was called out and the crowd dispersed. Many of the policemen had torn uniforms and minor bruise" si* persons were arrested as a result of the Beg Food From Stores. l or several days bands of unemployed garment workers have paraded the ghetto district, begging food from stores They would then take the food to a hall where it was equally divided. The warm winter weather Is said to have thrown thousands of garment workers out of em ployment by causing a shutdown uf the factories. YANKEE FACES OUSTER. Settlers of Foreign Blood Are Ob taining the Upper Hand. BOSTON, January 28.?The Tankee is being ousted from the farms of New England by settlers of foreign blood according to the state board of agri cultures annual report. Issued today. "The only thing that may still save the day for native Americans Is the use of more machinery, and of more scientific methods." says the report. "We have seen the Polish people take possession of the Connecticut valley within the past few years, and In cer tain of our hill towns Jews and Cana dians arc taking up the land and mak ing a living where our older citizens have failed. The Portuguese arc rapid ly acquiring land in Bristol and Barn stable counties, and there are large set tlements of still other nationalities be ginning in other sections." TROLLEY CARS IN CRASH. One Motorman Killed and Neirly All of 75 Passengers Injured. BUFFALO, x. Y., January 28.?Two crowdcd suburban cars on the Buffalo, Lake Erie and Western railroad collided head on at high speed In Lackawanna, a suburb, today. John Doyle, one of the motormen. was killed. Nearly all of the seventy-ftve passengers on the two cars were injured, but none of the Injured will die. The accident was caused, according to railroad officials, by Doyle's failure to see a block signal. A dense fog hid the cars until it was too late to avoid the col lision. COMMON COUNSEL CLUB'S BIG PLANS Purposes to Organize Branch in Every School District Throughout Nation. FOLK GIVES AN OUTLINE OF EXTENSIVE PROGRAM Secretary Bryan Addresses Members at Luncheon, Advocating State Primaries. The Common Counsel Club, an organ ization of cabinet officer,. assistants, sen dem ' r'prfsentallves and other leading flunch thC Bovernment service, al se on f ?n, T J' 31 the rnlv""ity Club t.!Lf t P 1,8 ?f c?nsiderahle magni tude for the extension and permanency of it stands S0Vernment" ideas which Joseph W. Folk, solicitor of the State who is president of the or counsel "i* announc<?d ?hat a "common counsel club1 will be formed In everv th^t thll8t"Ct ?f "he Lnited Sta,ea and mat the schoo houses therein will be used as headquarters for the clubs and as social centers. PrTmari?bj?^??f pre?,WentiaI Preference ciV.k II?; ,? also considered by the c 1b. following- the luncheon. and an ad dress was delivered by Secretary Bry? tarv PedflSiS" -be!"e Joi'""i ln hy s"cr<>; cc inn H the Department of Com merce, Louis Brandeis. a Boston attornev retlrvrofkthe D' Roosevplt' assistant sec reiar> of the navy. Bryan World's Richest Man. Mr. Folk introduced Mr. Bryan by sav ing: wort*'rese"t,to you thc richest man in the affect-' S"Vrr and eoId- but in the affections of l,i3 fellowmen. ' iMt luncheon*ofathe6einKaI)POin,ed at ,hc Presidential preference primary idea 'S' yanced at that time IvPaiT Foi'u^tm" committee reported todav wP ivJn *s ti?u"nr?fe^a i p^iden-" be made public aftei^Zr \n7' wh,ch w,n ! cr,n<who?is'drafting Ruck" | in the lIouse of l&preSemat^ntr0dUWd the sute'plan of nrt :'Mre^- advocated to the democrats VrT3' E'vlng "edit towani thN seitt[ment?^ ' f-nd at thlf^7t^"hi~^r-'d it Explains Extension Plans. the'Sh /hC proposed extension of h .sphere of influence of the Common Counsel Club. Mr. Polk said. In part weJkTv , '0ntemplaUs weekly or bi ??"%????,?? Z-JZ: ganfzation in \\.nou: . ' eni or alone th^ h ashington. somewhat diy si T ?f ,h" TntcrnatIonal Sun ??H- ^ Association lessons. mon Counsel 'r/ubTn *" rstabI,sh a Com '? the I.'nlted d,str,ct houses as social centers w \ K.ch"01' devote hT??!F?L':r&,?? K'r ?"? -Wespread Interest In ,hc committee toS*dra\v*up 1"% H?'"* "f a stltution and by-laws for i'l nt ?on" ganization of \Vash?n5J?? Parent or constitution and bv K and slmMar clubs. T'pon motion of rp f?r 'he lo?" commissioner of corporation?'"!, Davies pointed one rnpml.rr of h he was *P" with Mr. Folk -is ' committee. members of the commtrf1"4"^ t!le 0">er Post, assistant secretarv^f i I'S 1'"uls 11am J. Harris. director nf tL ' W'" fcamue! H. Thompson ir P census; tomey general; Samuelf ?,sslfant at sistant attorney general ? graham. a? Walsh. chairman of .1 I-rank P. commission on lndusW^V?^5810"^ Not New Political Party. CounseT Club ,hat ,he C?~ Er\K ?F Hicr inrewhnos:n school,re?tUb!LCan ,n r>?' rZd ParnT?Sendfif of6 ' oun^f social centers, inasmuch as thf Com3 as Counsel Club s members ari tf on be wholly democratic in 1,00,11 to clared that that win ',LP ',tlct- He de velopment of the idea on the de" MrUFolkha/a1d!?--who 1" n? a ^ada>?." Bryan democrat At' an5 r ^ ?n and every one is progressive^"1 rU,e' almo" VOTES TO SEAT WHALEY. House Acts on South Carolina Elec tion Contest. Following an attack on the federal cor rupt practices act by Representative Frear of Wisconsin yesterday afternoon the House voted to seat Representative Whaley of South Carolina. Representa tive Frcar, a member of the elections committee of the House, refused to sign the report, which practically ignored the si ous charges brought against Repre sentative Whaley by Mayor Grace of Charleston, S. C. i Representative Frear's contention yes terday was that both sides to the election controversy had spent ten times as much as the federal corrupt practices act al lows. MISCONDUCT IS DENIED. Hearings Resumed Today on Charges Against Lighthouse Bureau. When hearings were resumed in the of fice of Secretary Redfield today in con nection with the investigation of charges of misconduct in the administration of the lighthouse bureau, A. W. Christian of Wilmington. Del., took the stand. He denied statements previously made by A. W. Warrington of the lighthouse serv ice while on the stand, that Christian had declared that the lighthouse officials had been "fixed" to purchase a certain make of buoy. Capt. E. M. Trott, chief inspector of the lighthouse service, was on the stand at the time recess was taken for luncheon. After holding hearings tomorrow, the committee will adjourn to meet in New York, where hearings will be held Friday and Saturday. Speer Hearings Near Close. SAVANNAH, Ga., January 28.?Mem bers of the congressional committee in | vestigating charges of official misconduct against Federal Judge Emory Speer of the southern district of Georgia still were confident today that the hearings in thi6 city would be concluded this week. At torney General Thomas S. Felder of Georgia was the first witness before the I - j 111 mittee today, A District Committee Head Knows No Reason for Officer's Return to City. An absolute denial of the rumors and | publications concerning the desire of the j House District commit tee to interrogate [ former Engineer Commissioner Judson was given by Representative Johnson, chairman of the committee, to a Star re porter today. Mr. Johnson was shown a copy of the telegraphic dispatch from Panama stating that Col. Judson is on his way to the United States and that he will appear before the District committee in relation to an investigation started a year ago. In effect. Mr. Johnson replied that he had not the slightest idea who started the rumor or why it had been started. "The District committee is in posses sion of no knowledge of anything that requires the presence of Col. Judson here as a witness. As far as T know there is no reason for his appearance here. I do not know of any information that Col. Judson has that would require him to appear before this committee again." Puts End to Persistent Reports. Representative Johnson's statement, carrying with it the implied denial of cer tain rumors published several weeks ago that he had requested Col. Judson's re turn to Washington, puts an end to the persistent reports that the former En gineer Commissioner has been subpoe naed to reappear before the committee and perhaps reopen the old controversies which were rife during the midst of the insurance Investigations and the inquiry into the real estate and assessment taxa tion inquiries. No other member of the District com mittee could be found today who has the slightest interest in getting Col. Jud son on the stand. The only member of the committee who really has shown any interest in Col. Judson is Representative Cary of Milwaukee, who at present is ill in that city. Mr. Cary. as was pub lished several weeks ago, has distributed statements to various government offi cials attacking Col. Judson with extreme bitterness. CANADA IS BOOSTED IN "PATENT INSIDES" Publishers Tell Senate Lobby Com mittee of Immigration Advertising. How Canada has paid the Western Newspaper Union $42,000 a year for the last twelve years to circulate read ing matter about the Dominion through the medium of "patent insides" which the union furnishes to newspapers was told to the Senate lobby commit tee today by George A. Joslyn of Omaha, president of the union, and Al fred Washington, its advertising man ager. Joslyn testified that the matter so circulated was marked "advertise ment," and was designed to induce Americans to emigrate to Canada, Washington testified under cross-ex amination that he did not think it un patriotic nor disloyal to his country to circulate such matter. Canada's in terior department, he said, paid the Western Newspaper Union $1 a column for all such material the newspapers used. W. J. White, Canadian official in charge of immigration agencies in th?S United States, appeared voluntarily to say his government spent $70,000 a year advertising in the United States for immigrants. He added that he did not disparage the United States in the advertising he handled. DR. MARY WALKER URGES THAT POLICE RIDE FRE Appears Before Crosser Subcommit tee and Gives Her Views Re garding Car Pares. With her silk topper shining in the sun, and her trousers pressed with care and accuracy. Dr. Mary Walker today walked into the House office building to tell the Crosser subcom mittee that there is no sense in mak ing policemen and firemen pay their own fares on the street cars. Her views coincide with those of the sub committee. in effect, as the full District committee will, within a few days, re ceive a report from Chairman Crosser recommending that the city shall pay for the fares of policemen and fire men, and that it shall pay at full rates. This is a different way out of the difficulty from that provided for in the Kahn bill, which stipulates that the uniform or badge of the officials in question should be considered as a passport. Representative Crosser says that a thousand men riding free of all charge puts a burden on the rest of the community. Speaks for Women of City. Dr. Mary Walker said she spoke for the women of Washington. "It seems to me," she said, "that a policeman's badge ought to be recog nized even when he is wearing ordinary clothes. The policeman out of uniform is ready to serve in an emergency and it is a small matter for Congress to arrange this little matter." When Chairman Crosser interrogated her as to the wisdom of giving police men and firemen tickets instead of permitting them to ride on the display of a badge, she said: "I think a special ticket would work well. I think the District and the federal government should pay the expenses. We are all dependent on the police. Whenever a policeman is in sight he acts as a moral influence; against crime or disorder. For this reason alone I would give them free I transportation." Policemen Also Testify. Dr. Mary Wallier appeared at the close of testimony relating to the contract be tween Attorney Shields and some of the street crossing policemen. A dozen cross inn policemen testified today that they were to ray Mr. Shields from to J1-0 ROlece for the legal services he ra to render them in aiding the passage of the wfi Granting the police better salaries. Heard today were Policemen Gallaway. "?r C>w. Osbourn. O'Brien, Chaney, A?i? Shoemaker. Miller. Jenkins. May. CllnKscales. Talbert and Cheeney. Bangor Newspaper Plant Burns. BANGOB, Me.. January 28.-The plant ) of the Bangor Daily News was destroyed bv Are today. The blazo originated in I *1,-. nrpiwroom shot up through an ele vator Shaft and spread throui^o?yhe bulldins. The loss js placed at FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT LAUDS FRENCH ADMIRAL Describes to Sons of the Revolution Services of Francois Joseph Paul de Grasse. Local Society at Meeting- Indorses "Star Spangled Exposition" to Be Held at Baltimore. b.t smo^of?fthVhesD,s,r-' of rota tion was held TtZnVr ,h? ReVO,U' of^ho^T^Co. Wh"^ duced a. !' "enry Ma>"- Intro vcu as the truest nf franklin D Roosevelt evening tary of the navv assistant secre societv on "Tlx. V addressed the Adm.ra. "k,-! Cc0 smP?:,an,t Servlr" Grasse and ZTrlJ^ ?^!r?,e" H tions a Washington's Opera iions on Shore Atrainc* t Us at Yorktown" -Ornwal complished bv . w?r? ac ?r the society Col^H^h cJn?rnitt?c? dwelt upon the conrtiH report the competition bv kS governing 5L*#BSgE3?&3; the public and competition in all trirt Tw private schools in the Dis- 1 14 /hls C0Inpetition closes Februarv ruary 22, at ^ o^Iock afternoon- *>?> Winner to Bead Essay. The medal to be awarded the success es hy'th?l'0r ,S ,S,m!Iar to the one aciopt Vork for ?f thC Revo'utt?n in New sui^hlv competition. It will be together wiThTh" *"d "8 '"?""Mlon. logetner with the reading of the si.e ^ ** the ?*? Winner! Feb temj^iated exercises* fcature the con- j sxazdrm Th? ?u? r1"?" bration. ne forthcoming cele Attention Directed to Exposition. make?theJ" BaItimore <* Planing to ?ThtC s^r ?sZ7Z ltWriting ?f SiaeUc^bS,VpIa4tri^t,Sr0UP,nae^ The national "star sCS"!,Md Peacp tennial Comir,!s?lon h J >. Banner Cen rated. With Pres dent w 'ncorpo and ex-Presidents Taft ^Tr? W"aon honorary vice president-?J^ooseyeIt as governors of the with the constituted the Union Whlch vice presidents. Mayor honorary ton of Baltimore haS been ni J1' Prp!' fce president of the 33 act" charged with the durim. ^ on' a"d the various features of carrying out gram in connection with th??rate Pro" commemorative exercises Proposed SHSs-Ss KSSSajEfiP been incorporated, and thaHhl .. .has of the society be directed to I sec?tary with Mayor Preston Inf^? communlcate willingness otThTSSSS^V society to eo-operate with him fn" .Motism which animates the entire ? Would Maintain Historic Farm. secret-aco0,rr1Ved- ?" m?tion ?f the secretary Co!. George C. Richards, "that the board of managers be instructed to make such investigation and take such er to" the discre"on seems prop including the sUe of* th'akefle'd farm' Which George Washinefn mansion In the burial place of hi Was born and that farm, be maintain)#! r;roKenltors on "r.u's the,T hl8t?ri<^?mport^ce?"diU?n resolution p2sserattaak"?e',r! view ?f a of the society and whi?? ? meet'n? modification. required some A.tn.0Wi,uh^esPT^nrt V"' Henr-V T" man. A. B. Bennett ^ Bea ts. XI. Black well Barrv I^iluV Beni>ett. Bush-Brown, I B Conitif^ ,-???' *? K niggs. John B. Dahlgren R F' Goodloe, Ir^1rgs ^'^^- Ciay pe?:- jja0zs v*?Hwei0Ftr Hunt, Alfred B Iforn Gaillard Hall. H. I, k /nh'il m' William A. son. Joseph l' Keefer"\ re?rdort' ferson M. I.evy. GeorWe \ Jef Thomas w. Lockwood V,I<fjanahati. I.ooke>-. Ralph w vr^ri?.. f,8 a'd ?? B- McGroarty, w p Mete L- w"lia? caster, Ben Miller r Fa,f- s 11 Mnn A. K. Parsons"sr T%"nC,'-"h^ "av,d, "ittezihouse,'Joh^' pie, J. Kennedy Stout o ,A- sam ?t ranklin Steele ? Sinclair K. ritauffer, Reeves nTdesr,80in^!lter A- Wells. Ernest ck,in- Walter Wheeler and Vernon E West" C B' HE FAVORS ATHLETICS. President of Amherst Says Sports | Should Be Well Supported. BOSTON, January 2S.?President Alex ander Meiklejohn of Amherst College to day laid down five to one as the proper ratio of expenditure for instruction and for athletics by the college. "For every $100,000 given the college for tuition and instruction there should be $20,000 given for athletic equipment and training." said the president. Hine Will Admitted to Probate. The will of Lemon G. Hine, former Commissioner of the District of Colum bia, dated October 9, 1901, and modified by codicil of November 7, 1913, has been filed for probate. Ho leaves $1,000 to his elster-in-law, Helen Hine, and his niece, Currie; also $1,000 to another sister-in-law, Jane Hine. The remaining estate is devised absolutely to his wife, Mary C. Hine. She is also named as executrix. Mrs. Hine in her petition for probate of the will estimates the estate as being worth $7f?,000. Justice Stafford today admitted the will to probate and granted letters testamentary to the widow. Attorneys Frederick A. Penning and B. W. Parker represcned the excu trix. Praise for the Marines. Rear Admiral Badger, commanding the Atlantic fleet, which has been participat ing in the advance base maneuvers of the marine brigade at Culebra, Porto Rico, In a report to Secretary Daniels, has expressed appreciation of "the ex cellent work done by the marines, which evidences a high state of organization, discipline, spirit and efficiency on the part of officers and men," AMAZING CRIME STORY BARED IN NEW YORK Further Revelations Regarding Bomb Throwers Expected at Sylvestro Trial. AUHED LEHMAN. NEW YORK, January 2$.?Further rev elations concerning bomb outrages of the past year and a half that have terror ized hundreds of East Side merchants and property owners are expected to be made today when the trial of Angelo Sylvestro, accused member of a Black Hand organi zation, is resumed. Through the confessions of Alfred Loh man and Rocco Pucielli. the police and District Attorney Charles S. Whitman hope to stamp out the bomb-throwing gangs of the East Side that have built up a lucrative income under the guise of the Black Hand. Other members of the gang implicated in the confessions are ex pected to flee the city or make terms with the district attorney. From the testimony of Lehman and Pu cielli. the prosecution laid a basis yes terday for additional disclosures of the band of which the two men confessed to being members. Amazing Story of Crime. Lehman told an amazing story of crime, from petty thefts in his youth to rob bery, murder, and more recently to his employment as a bomb thrower. This later series of crime, he said, began about seven months ago, soon after hla release from the penitentiary, where he served six months for white slavery. He turned state's evidence, he told the court, because members of the gang had refused to employ an attorney for him when he was arrested in Paterson, N. J., for throwing a bomb in a silk mill. Pu cielli confirmed everything about the bomb throwers told by Lehman. Both men expressed contempt for human life, although they declared that while they had never thrown a bomb with the in tention of murder, they had not permitted personal injury or even murder to stand in the way of their work of planting and setting off explosives. TELL OF THEIR MARRIAGE. Had Been Kept Secret Because Bride Held Good Position. Winifred Waters Henault, who was stenographer for the late Representative Irvin S. Pepper of Iowa, and John J. Hurley, Jr., a draftsman in the office of the District surveyor, surprised their friends today with the announcement that they have been secretly married since last August. The ceremony, which was performed by the pastor of St. Ignatius Church, in Bal timore, August 20, was kept a secret be cause the bride did not wish to give up her position at that time. The recent death of Mr. Pepper, however, left her without employment, and today the young couple decided to tell their friends of the marriage. Mrs. Hurley is the daughter of George M. Henault and Is a graduate of a local commercial school. Mr. Hurley, familiar ly known as "Jack" Hurley, is prominent In athletics, being a well known basket ball, foot ball and base ball player. He has been in the office of Surveyor Hazen since 1908. Mr. and Mrs. Hurley live at 201 D street northeast. FIGHT MOVING OF SALOON. Application of James J. Finley for Transfer Is Protested. Protest against the application of James J. Finley for a transfer of liquor license from 331 C street southwest to 1133 14th street northwest, was made by residents and property owners in the neighborhood affected at a hearing before the excise board today. A. E. Shoemaker, attorney for the Anti-Saloon League, who represented the protestants, urged that the application be rejected on the ground that there are a number of apartment houses in the vicinity of the proposed site. The appli cation was represented by Attorney M. F. Mangan, who contended that 14th street is a business street and that the location of a saloon on a street of this character is to be expected- The board will announce decision later. BACKING THEIR PROTEST. Shippers Present Arguments Against Railway Freight Rate Increase. The proportions of the already awe-in spiring pile of tables, charts and other compilations of figures presented by ship pers of the official classification territory to back up their protest against the gen eral 5 per cent freight rate Increase asked by the railroads were augmented today With data on the tile, brick and clay Industry. Witnesses from many parts of the ter ritory discussed the effect the proposed increase would have on their enterprises. They agreed with witnesses representing other industries previously heard mat the carriers could increase their revenues more than 5 per cent by improving their service and eliminating unnecessary ex penditures. Dewey's Plea for Four Battleships. Four battleships Instead of the two recommended by Secretary Daniels, .vere urged upon the House naval committee today by Hear Admiral C. E. Yreeland of the navy general board, speak, ng for Admiral Dewev who was 111 and unable to appear. The general board wants four new battleships and sixteen destroyers, while Secretary Daniels pro poses two battleships, eight destroyers and three submarines. Vice Governor Martin at Manila. A cablegram was today received by the bureau of insular affairs of the War Department from Governor General Har rison at Manila announcing that Vice Governor Henderson S. Martin and fam ily arrived there yesterday and were enthusiastically received. : Detachment From Montana Protects Legation. Cable Station and Hospital. . I GERMAN BLUEJACKETS ALSO IN THE CAPITAL I Fighting: in Streets of Fort au j Prince and President Oreste Takes Refuge on Foreign Cruiser. PORT At* PRINCE. Haiti. Januarv A . Armed detachments of American uu'. ors from the armored cruder Montana were today on guard at the American le , satlon. the cable station and the French Hospital. German bluejackets and ma rfnes were placed on protection duty a: the other foreign legations and at tin I German stores in the city. Large landing parties were sent a she ? | from the American and German war ves j sels yesterday when President Michel ; Oreste Jled for refuse to the Germa i cruiser Vlneta after lighting broke out in the streets of the capital. Oreste ?ax j accompanied by his wife. H^hting began in the city at. 1 o'clock I >csterday afternoon. An hour later th* president left the palace under escort and was conveyed in a launch to tin warship. Almost immediately detach ments of bluejackets were landed from the Montana and the Vlneta. Movement Gains Ground. Hring continued throughout the after, noon and It was evident tho revolu. tlonarv movement which began In th? north and spread to southern towns l.a<j gained sufficient strength In the capita, to threaten not only the power, iiut the Ufe of President Oreste. It had been conceded for a lone time . the position of tlie executive was Du-ilar Th"!^ h,ni *er? Senate XJa\llar Theodore, in command of reh. at Cape Haltlen. and Oct ?t wli th <Ch " "tron? lollowh.g It was the intention of Oreste to abd . cate several days ago. but later he de clined to do so. hoping with the aid of congress to prevent the overthrow o.' his administration Fusillades continued In all quarters of the city throughout the night anl ti,e.-? were numerous attempts at pillage of houses and stores, but these were quickly suppressed and the city is now quiet. A citizens' committee of public safety has been formed. It is understood that Soion Menos, former Haitian minister at Washington, will be selected for chair man of the committee. French Cruiser at Hand. PARIS, January 28.?The French cruiser Conde. now in Mexican waters, was to day placed at the disposal of the French consul at Port au Prince. Haiti, where the situation caused by the revolution and the flight of President Michel Oreste is regarded as serious. The consul w*? Instructed to telegraph to the commands of the Conde whenever he feels that th<* services of the cruiser are needed. Warship Speeding to Port au Prince. Under forced draft the big battleship South Carolina today is rushing across the Windward passage for Port a Prince. Haiti, to Join her bluejackets and marines with the forces of the armored cruiser Montana for the protection of Americans and other foreigners. Left without a government by the sud. den abdication of President Oueste, who ? tied to refuge on a German warship yes terday, the island republic is threatened with anarchy by its latest revolution Capt. Kussel of the South Carolina will be the senior naval officer on the scene and^as such will take whatever measures he deems necessary for the protection of foreigners and their property without or ae-s from Washington. Secretary Daniels has sent him no instructions, depending upon the commander to act in his own discretion. The South Carolina hurriedly left Guantanamo late yesterday on receipt of wireless news of the flight of the Haitian president. The run across the Windward passage and down into the Caribbean to Port au Prince should be ended late to day. No News at Haitian Legation. No news of the overthrow of the gov ernment In Haiti has been received by Ulrich Duvivier. the minister from thai country, but he said today that he did not doubt that the news of the abdica tion of President Oreste Is true in view of the fact that the American government has official advices to that effect What course will be followed in choos ing a new president of Haiti is uncertain according to Minister Duvivier. and wili depend largely on circumstances, a new congress has Just assembled, and he thought It possible that this congrv? might select a provisional successor la President Oreste. suffraImlveo l TO m WHITE HOUSE Determined to March Even if tho President Refuses to Ee- 4 ceive Them. M Saying that they will march to th? White House whether President Wilson consents to receive them or not. mem bers of the Congressional Union for Won: an Suffrage, who plan to take a delega tion of working women to see the Pres ident Monday, today sent a request for* an appointment with Mr. Wilson. It was said at the White House that tt.?* question of whether they will be received was before the President, but that had not reached a decision. The members of the Congresional Union have laid plans for marching on to the White House with banners' bear ing quotations from the President s "New Freedom." They anounee that plan* have been completed for workin* women from several states to come here to s*-? the President to ask him to support a constitutional amendment for woman suf frage. Criticised by the "Antis."' At a meeting yesterday of the execu tive committee of the District Associa tion Opposed to Woman Suffrage reso lutions were adopted criticising suffra gists who "liarass, threaten and contin ually nag the President and members of Congress." It was charged in the resolutions that the suffragists for the past year have been stirring up trouble In Washington, have maintained a paid lobby and haia seriously Interfered with tho transaction of regular business. Bars Whites From Negro Schools. COLUMBIA. S. C.. January 38.?Th. lower branch of the general assembly today passed on final reading, by a vote of <52 to 40, the Fortner bill prohibitfn.4 whi e persons from teaching in negro schools.