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Fair and cooler tonight; Tues day fair, with gentle to moderate northwest winds. full report on page twelve. About every one in Washing ton who reads at all reads The Star. cmiisq mew york pirr ._ stock auoTATiom i ALrlj 12 No. 19,633. WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, JUNE 29, 1914.?SIXTEEN PAGES. f ? r ONE CENT. Slaying of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and Duchess of Hohenberg Stirs World. OEATH MASKS ARE TAKEN OF ASSASSINATED PAIR feomb Throwing Causes Anti-Servian Outbreak?Suppressed by Troops. SORROW IS GENERALLY FELT B ^ct Is Bound to Have Momentous ^ Political Effect on Monarchy, Is Belief in Vienna?Late ^ Archduke Popular. " I SERAJEVO, Bosnia. June 29.; ??Martial law was proclaimed today in this city in consequence of the assassination yesterday of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and the Duchess of Hohenberg while they were motoring through the streets here. t Death masks of the archduke and the duchess were taken today and the bodies placed on a cata falque in the chapel of the palace and surrounded by a magnificent display of wreaths and other floral emblems from all parts of the country. Bomb Throwing Causes Outbreak. A bomb thrown by a youth standing on the corner of the ^ main street was the signal this morning far an anti-Servian out break which the troops found / considerably difficulty in quelling. The onjy damage done by the i bomb was a slight injury to a j passing Mussulman, but the ! rougher element seized on the in- i cident as an excuse to start a ' demonstration. j Archduke Was Guarded. According: to the semi-official report t>f the tragedy, when Gavrio Prinzlp. a . ?*oung Servian student, fired the fatal 1 ' phots Field Marshal Oskar Potiorek. ROTernor of Bosnia, was seated in the ! Archduke's motor car. Count Francis ron Harrach was standing: on the foot board of the car acting as a shield to the occupants, of whom he had consti tuted himself the special bodyguard after a bomb had been thrown a short time before by Nedeljo Gabrinovics. The archduke was joking with the count about his precautions when the reports of several shots rang out. The aim of the assassins was so true that each of the bullets inflicted * a mortal wound. i For an instant after the attack Field ] Marshal I'atiorek thought the arch duke and the duchess, seated opposite him. again had escaped. Neither the archduke nor the duchess uttered a 1 sound, but a moment afterward it was < ?een that they had been hit. < Wounded Are Out of Sanger. < Lieut. Col. Erik Merlxzi. who had ' been wounded by the bomb in the first attack, today was pronounced out of 1 danger, while the injury sustained by ! Count Von Boos-Waldeck is said to be J Insignificant. The Croatian students here today made several attempts to punish the ?erbs, but the troops were called in and maintained order. Gabrinovics. it was learned today, had been expelled from Serajevo two years ago. but had been recently permittd to return tnrougn the intervention of a socialist member of the Bosnian diet. Some Servian students here, when they heard the news of the assassina tion, shouted: "Thank God we need not do It ourselves." They were arrested as accomplices of the assassins. Messages of Sympathy Pour In. VIENNA. Austria, June 23.?From all Par** or the dual monarchy as well as from moat foreign countries messages poured In today testifying to the pro foundly painful impression produced throughout the world by yesterday s assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand. heir to the Austro-Hun ffarlan throne, and his consort, the Duchess of Hohenberg. The newspa pers pay the warmest tributes to the late archduke and his wife and re fleot the sorrow and sympathy evoked among *01 classes by their death. When the old emperor arrived at a suburban station from Ischl at 11 o'clock this morning he was greeted With oheers by large crowds. His majesty drove In an open carriage to Bchoenbrunn castle accompanied by a fall staff of brilliantly uniformed of ficers He appeared to be in the best of health. He was received at the calace br the Archduk', Karl Francis jSteph new heir apparent to the throne Although today was a holiday, the newspapers appeared and devoted their columns exclusively to yesterday's tragic event. All of them dwelt on the devotion to duty of the late arch duke and to the Important services he rendered to the army and navy, while touching reference was made to the family relations of the archduke and his consort, which had been marked bv undisturbed happiness. General ex. presslon was given by the press to the conviction that the peoples of the dual monarchy would rally round the per son of the venerable emperor. ?Sect Bound to Be Pronounced. The tragedy at Serajevo yesterday is bound to have a momentous political effect on the dual monarchy. The sit uation produced by the equally tragic death of Archduke Rudolph repeats it self today. Archduke Francis Ferdinand, when ho became heir presumptive, was as comparatively unknown a* is Areh tml'v KhvI . t??la". iivf ??'<"<? iVs in)-' CHOICE OF JUDGE IS NOT YET MADE President Still Is Favorably Inclined Toward* Commis sioner Siddons. RECORDER TO BE NEGRO, VISITORS ARE INFORMED Mr. Wilson Tells Maryland Callers He Will Keep Promise Made Last Year. President Wilson has not fully satisfied himself on behalf of any one man for associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, and It did not look today as If the appointment was likely to be announced before the end of the week. The President entertains a most favor able opinion of Commissioner Siddons. but is hesitating about removing Mr. Siddons from his work as District Com missioner. But for doubt as to whether it is wise to change Mr. Siddons. his name would probably be now before the Senate for confirmation as a Justice of the District supreme bench. The Presi dent is expected to settle the Judgeship when he has time to talk fully with Attorney General McReynolds. who is understood to favor Charles A. Keigwin for the position. Mr. McReynolds has gone to the White House several times lately intending to attempt to dispose of the District judge ship, but each time other matters have intervened and he has had no chance for a comprehensive discussion of the local situation and the candidates. Doesn't Expect Newman to Quit. The President is giving no thought to the case in the local courts testing the legality of Commissioner Newman's ap pointment as District Commissioner. He has not received any hint from Mr. New man of the alleged purpose of the Com missioner to resign. and the W hite House is not expecting any such move on the part of Mr. Newman. The recordership of deeds of the Dis trict came before the President today through the presentation to him of James A. Ross, colored, the Detroit and Buffalo editor and publisher, who is highly rec omended for the place. Ross was intro duced to the President by Representative Smith of Buffalo. Mr. Smith feels positive that his candidate, who has the backing of New York democrats generally, will be named as recorder. Mr. Smith does not receive kindly re cent suggestions that there be written in to the District appropriation bill an in hibition against the salary for recorder being paid to any except a citizen of the District of Columbia- He intimates that if this is done to prevent an outside man being named he will retaliate upon the District in the half-and-half fight. Mr. Smith is not deterred in his threat, it ks said, by the faet that the inhibition is proposed by democratic senators who are opposed to negroes holding federal of fice. Representative Smith of Maryland and W. L. Marbury of Baltimore called on the President today to recommend a Mary land white man for recorder of deeds. The President told his visitors that shortly after his inauguration he had re ceived a delegation of prominent negro democrats, who had discussed the patron age problem with him, and to them he had given his promise that for any office from which a negro was removed he would appoint a negro to the place. In keeping faith with this promise of more than a year ago to his negro callers, the President said that he would name a negro for recorder of deeds. "Black Angel" for White Man. The arguments over the naming of a colored man for recorder of deeds has resulted in President Wilson receiving a letter from Rev. L. C. Moore, colored, af this city, who is styled by his friends "the black angel of peace," and who ap peals to the President to "give the office of recorder of deeds to a Christian white citizen of the District and give the negro race more small places and a square ileal, in common with all other Ameri cans." Moore is president of the Na tional Negro Democratic Deague, with headquarter* in this city, and he thinks that the bitterness arising out of race uuestions in politics is unprofitable to bis race, which would be contented with plenty of small offices and peace. To visitors today President Wilson declined to make comments on the Mexi can situation, or any phase of it; the Japanese correspondence over the Cali fornia restriction laws or affairs in Santo Domingo, which he characterized as j badly muddled. ; The President admitted today that he had ordered the Secretary of War to ! make an investigation of a speech of | Brig. Gen. Evans in New York city, tn ? which the army officer is said to have severely criticised the administration, made sport of the Monroe doctrine and 1 uttered a few other things that may j lead to a court-martial. The President has not received from the State Department the report of ! George Fred Williams, United States : minister to Greece, as to recent remarks of Mr. Williams about conditions in Albania. New Suit for President. President Wilson is to appear in a few days in a new suit of white duck, made from South Carolina cotton and manufactured in a Carolina duck mill. The suit was presented to him today by Representative Byrnes, in whose district the suit was manufactured. Mr. Byrnes sent the cloth to the Presi dent'stallor In New York and had it made there. That there might be no discrimination. Mr. Byrnes also gave a suit of the same material to Secretary Tumulty. President Wilson today accepted hon orary chairmanship of the Council of Lord's Day Congress, offered him by Dr. Henry C. Minton of Trenton. Rev. W. P. S warts and Rev. H. L. Bolby of New York. Senator James Hamilton Lewis talked with the President today about a num ber of matters, again urging the nom ination of Ira Nelson Morris of Chicago as minister to Sweden. President Wilson will take no action in the strike situation at Butte, Mont., pending further developments. Fed eral troops will not be moved from Vancouver barracks to Fort Missoula to be in readiness In case of trouble for the present. Conflicting claims of jurisdiction among House committees over the ad ministration conservation bills have forced President Wilson to take a* hand in the situation and he has ar ranged conferences with the contend ing representatives for this week. He expects little difficulty in bringing about harmony. Banana Steamer Ashore. NORFOLK, Va., June 29.?The Norwe gian steamer Amanda, banana laden, en route from Baracoa, Cuba, to New York, is ashore at Baracoa. The tug Rescue is*; <i .,t t ti e Vir^i'iia canes yesterday V tta -.liCCi.t.Oil. House Leaders Plan to Extend Present Appropriations to July 15. CONFEREES IN DEADLOCK ON DISTRICT MEASURE Senate Firm Against Two House Items Seemed Unfair to Wash ington People. < Following another disagreement today of the conferees on the District ap propriation bill, when it appeared that the bill cannot be enacted into law before the close of the present fiscal j year tomorrow. Chairman Fitzgerald of : the House appropriations committee in- j troduced a joint resolution extending ! the old appropriations. Tills resolution j provides funds for necessary operations - of the government departments and the District government until such times as the appropriation bills not yet acted i uPon have been enacted into law. Democratic Leader Underwood tried today to have adopted a special reso lution extending the District of Co lumbia and other supply bills for the ?r'^,n,t fiscal year from July 1 to July 15. This would allow the same rate of expenditure for the temporary period : as during the present fiscal year. Blocked by Chairman Johnson. Representative Johnson of Kentucky temporarily blocked the plan by an ob jection, without making an explana tion. The District of Columbia bill, c*ry ing approximately 111.000.000: the sun dry civil bill, J]08.000,000: the legisla J.1nVne;?AAXeouyv,> and Judicial bill, J36, k?i*' Indian appropriation bill >10.500.000 are still tied up in conference. 1 o Tie conferees on the District bill held meeting today and again reported only a partial agreement j Three items are left in dispute?the I so-called Borland amendment, relating theSHof.LPKmnfr;i,tih? e'Khth section of j Ihf J , li''w,llch would cover into Treasury revenues of the District In excess of current appropria. Thn? an1,-a 55n,fte amendment to pav i Thomas W. Keller J4.150 for ground taken from him on account of con demnation proceedings. Senate to Stand Firm. The conference report was submitted I to " the Senate by Senator Smith of f Maryland, in charge of the bill in the Senate. The Senate, it is understood, will stand firm for the elimination of the Borland amendment and the eighth section of thi bill, and for the retention of the Keller amendment. 1 Of the other Items which were still in i Dispute when the last report was made b> the conferees, the Senate conferees I agreed to recede from the Senate amend ments for additions to the John F. Cook School and the Powell School, and for a site for a new school building in the sixth division, north of G street and eafct of loth street. The Senate also receded from its amendment of $50,000 to aid in the I construction of a new Emergency Hos pital building. * 1 The Senate receded from its amend- i ment of $300,000 tor the construction of a new municipal hospital, to be called the Gallinger Hospital, at 14th and Up shur streets northwest. The conferees agreed, however, to an amendment of $15,000 to make plans for such a hos pital on the same site. The Senate receded from its amend-1 ment providing for the free tuition to school pupils whose parents are em ployed, officially or otherwise, in the Dis trict, though they reside outside of the District. The conferees agreed to a sub stitute amendment which would give to these parents the benefit of any taxes they may pay in the District toward the payment of tuition in the schools for their children. I The action of the conferees, it is be-1 lieved. makes it certain that the District bill cannot be enacted into law before the close of the present fiscal year unless the House should itself agree to yield to the Senate in the matter of the three items still in dispute. Fitzgerald Explains Plan. In offering his resolution Mr. Fitzgerald today made a report from his committee which was as follows: "The committee on appropriations report herewith a joint resolution extending the appropriations made for the necessary operations of the government for the fis cal year 1914 during the first half of the month of July of the fiscal year 15)15. and recommend its immediate passage. The enactment of this resolution is made necessary because of the failure of final passage of foui; of the annual ap propriation bills before the beginning of the fiscal year 1915, namely: District of Columbia. Indian, legislative and sundry civil. The agricultural, army, diplomatic and consular, fortification, Military Academy, naval, pension and post office acts for the fiscal year 1915 have become laws or have been finally disposed of by both houses of Congress. "Under the provisions of this measure sums equal to one-twenty-fourth of the Appropriations made for the necessary operations of the government and of the District of Columbia for 1914 are appro priated for the first half of the month of July of the fiscal year of 1915, or the proportionate part of such sums for such part of that period as shall elapse before the enactment of the respective appropriation acts for 1915; all amounts expended out of such sums to be de ducted from the appropriations finally made for each purpose for the entire fiscal year 1915. Employed in the Past. "Joint resolutions or acts of a similar character, extending appropriations after the close of a fiscal year because of fail ure to pass the regular bills, were en acted in 1876. 1882, 1884. 1886. 1888. ISM) 1892. 1804 and 1912. "The accompanying joint resolution la in the terms of the one last passed by Congress In 1912. providing for a condi tion similar to that now existing except that a specific appropriation of JtB.000 Is made to continue during the first half of the month of July the operation of the interstate commerce commission in mak ing a valuation of property of carriers' the necessity for this provision Is ex plained In a letter from the commission submitted herewith. "The first half of the month of July is specified as the extreme period of time covered by the proposed extension of appropriations. Instead of fifteen days, in order to avoid possible com plications that may arise in settling salary or pay accounts under the pro visions of the act of June 30, 1906, re Quiring that in making payments all annual salaries shall be divided Into twelve equal parts, and each of such parts into thirty equal portions, or computing 360 days as a year and oii'ih ' <lays as constituting each WATCHFUL WAITING BACK HOME. Special Committee Trying: to Find Out Who Got "Split" on Inter est on City Funds. CHICAGO, June 29.?The city council today assumed a share in the inquiry into the conduct of the closed La Salle Street and Savings Bank, which is under investi gation by the state and national govern ments. The council has appointed a com mittee to find out to whom was paid the "split" from the interest on city funds carried by the suspended bank. The sum Involved is said to be $7,752. The bank paid 3 per cent interest on city deposits. The city was paid 2V4 per cent and some unidentified official is said to have received the remaining three-quar ters per cent. Officers of the bank, including C. B. Munday, its vice president, were sum moned to appear before the council com mittee. City financial officials also were called. W. C. Niblack, receiver of the suspended bank, said that the person who received the "split" check would be made known at the council committee meeting. State and federal special grand Juries will assemble in two-weeks to hear the evidence in the matter of the insolvency of the bank. Members of his own family have more than $1,000,000 tied up in the closed Salle Bank, said Charles B. Munday, its vice president, today. "My people have more than a million dollars in the bank, and every member of my family, every relative I have on earth, even down to the babies, has a de posit there," he said. "Would I have tried to rob them as well as ruin myself? It is ridiculous. I believed this bank was solvent the day it was closed; whether it is now, after all this has happened, I cannot say." Munday denied there had been a split between William Lorimer and himself. Subcommittee to Investigate. Senator Kern. chairman of the privileges and elections committee, to day named Senators Thompson, Lea. Hughes, Kenyon and Clapp as a sub committee to conduct the investigation into the use of Senate stationery to promote a mine at Gold Hill, N. C. Ser.ously Hurt, But Escape Death. BRIDGEPORT, Conn., June 29.?Four persons were seriously Injured when an automobile in descending Sport Hill at a high rate of s*>eed became unmanageable, veered out of the roadway, plunged to ward the edge of a fifty-foot precipice and struck a tree?the only thing that stood between the car and almost certain death on the rocks below. MAY SOON PAY AWARDS House Likely to Pass Post Resolu tion, Pertaining to Plaza Cases, Today. Before today is over the House of Representatives may have passed the Post resolution, providing: a method of payment of the awards in the Union station plaza casfc. held up by Repre sentative Ben Johnson. Representative Logue of Pennsylvania, who wrote the report on the Post resolution, after he had acted as chairman of a special subcommittee which redrafted the resolution, will bring up the measure in the House today under a suspen sion of the rules, according to the present outlook. Mr. Logue has heard of no opposition to the measure. The resolution creates a new commission to handle the awards and make the payments in all cases to which no ob jection has been made. This new com mission is also authorized to acquire the land, etiher by purchase or by con demnation, and make the payments for the land out of the money which has already been appropriated. The commission is to be composed of the chairmen of the committees on -public buildings and grounds of the Senate and House and the superin tendent of the Capitol grounds. The resolution is worded so as to al low the quickest action and the promptest payment, so that the owners of the property who have been de prived of their rights in the matter can get prompt relief. FIRE LOSERS TO GET JOBS. Will Be Employed as Far as Possible in Rebuilding Burned Salem. SAL/EM, Mass., June 29.?Actual work in preparation for the rebuilding of the great area swept by fire last Thursday was begun today, when contractors and architects arrived to look over the ground and make plans for new structures. Gen eral approval has been expressed by manufacturers and real estate owners of the plan to give employment so far as possible in the reconstruction work to those who lost their homes and working places in the conflagration. Chilly weather and mist continued to day and in the early morning a heavy thundershower drenched the camps where the homeless are sheltered. The camp sites, however, are well drained and little water entered the tents. Dr. H. Wythe Davis Dead. RICHMOND. Va., June 29.?Dr. H Wythe Davis, who was prominent in j the extensive Confederate hospital I service at Richmond, and had been a I leading physician hero since th? war. ! died this morning ot old aga. j Why Tuesday Is a Good Shopping Day Much new merchandise comes to the big stores on Monday?probably more than any other one day of the week. Therefore Tuesday's displays generally in clude the newest, latest and choicest modes first. "First Shown" is one of the magnets that should attract you ? in your tomorrow "Opportunity Day" shopping. It pays to shop on Tuesday. I ANCHOR LINER ASHORE GIVES DISTRESS CALL Steamer California Grounds on Tory Island During Fog?Pas sengers Rescued. LONDON, June 29.?A wireless mes sage to the Malin Head station early today from the Anchor liner California, which is ashore on Tory Island, stated that the vessel struck at 9:20 o'clock last night in a dense fog. In response to her distress calls, the steamer Cas sandra and three torpedo boat destroy ers rushed to her aid. The Cassandra and the destroyers, the message stated, experienced some difficulty in locating the California owing to the fog and treacherous nature of the coast. The j destroyer Lynx was the first to arrive j at the scene of the accident, and by \ the aid of a searchlight from the Lynx ' the Cassandra was enabled to approach i the California. Passeng-ers Number 1,016. The 1,016 passengers on the California commenced disembarking at daybreak, j being taken aboard the Cassandra. The officers and crew of the California were assisted by men from the three destroy ers in the work of transferring pas sengers. , The message stated that the wireless worked excellently, and from the mo ment of the impact the California was in constant touch with the Cassandra, Malin Head station and the destroyers. The message confirmed earlier reports that no loss of life had resulted from the accident or in the transference of passengers to the Cassandra. 54 RECREATION CENTERS. New York Parks and Playgrounds Association Opens Season. NEW YORK, June 29.?The parks and playgrounds association opens its sev enth annual season of summer play ground work today with fifty-four play centers. Last year the association took care of 250,000 children, giving them in struction and entertainment through out ings. besides the regular daily games in the playgrounds. Lunches and car fares were provided. It is hoped to continue the practice this year. New playgrounds have been established i In the Bronx and several in Brooklyn. A ! special fund has been set aside to take groups of children to a park in the Pal isades during tthe summer and to exhihit motion pictures in the various city parks. WILLIAMS DECLINES TO TALK. State Department Awaits Statement Coming From Minister to Greece. ATHENS, Greece, June 29.?George Fred Williams. United States minister to Greece, today refused to give any In formation regarding the published report that he had sent his resignation to Wash ington in connection with his reported activities in Albania. Minister Williams cabled the State De partment today that he was forwarding by mall the full text of his statement on the Albanian situation. *While awaiting the minister's own account of his public statement, officials here declined to com ment on his utterances as reported in news dispatches. Rev. Dr. G. S. F. Savage Is 97. CHICAGO, June 29.?The Rev. Dr. George Slocura Folger Savage, one of the three surviving members of the class of 1844 of Tale, celebrated his ninety-sev enth birthday here today. Dr. Savage voted first for Harrison In 1S40 and has not missed a presidential election since. He la ?till active as a trustee of Beloit College, the Chicago Theological Semi nary and the Chicago Tale Club. Colonel's Conduct Refuses to Square With Notions of His Program. THINK HE SEES WHITMAN AS A POSSIBLE RIVAL Opposition to District Attorney, However, Not Calculated to Reunite Party. Politicians at the Capitol are discussing with deep interest the moves of Col. Roosevelt. Two of these are especially significant, it is thought?first, his an nouncement that he will take a long rest, which implies, of course, keeping off the stump, and second, his "thumbs down" on the candidacy of Whitman for the gubernatorial nomination in New York. It was hinted several weeks ago that Col. Roosevelt would very likely refrain from a vigorous campaign next fall. It was said then that his plan would be not ?o accentuate the break between the progressives and the regulars any more than possible, this with a view to the much discussed and ardently-hoped-for grand reunion of the party in 1916. Puzzling to Politicians. The Whitman Incident is somewhat puzzling to the politicians, and various theories are advanced for the colonel's hostile attitude toward this popular of ficial. One theory advanced by some of the more cynical is that the colonel may apprehend that if Mr. Whitman should be nominated and elected Governor of New York this fall- he would be a formidable candidate for the presidency, and might himself take over the task of reuniting the republican factions. In this connection an interesting story is being told around the CapltoL It Is that Col. Roosevelt has come to the con clusion that it will be next to impossible for him to win the presidency; that he feels he made a great mistake in Chi cago in not consenting to the nomination of a man who would have prevented the break in the party. As the story runs, it is that the colonel thinks that the next republican nominee for the presidency will be some man who is not now in the limelight, preferably some popular governor of a state. Conflicts With Other Theories. Of course, this story does not agree with the supposition that Col. Roosevelt is working cautiously and shrewdly for a reunion of the party around him in 1018. That belief is held by a great many poli ticians, even by those who feel that the colonel will not be able to make it, and would not be elected because of the re sentment still smoldering deeply against his turning the country over to the demo crats. However, these be the days for hot weather political speculation, which is often of a perfervid character, due posei bly to the effect of the heat, and called "dog days' politics." It is remarkable to what extent the conviction prevails among republicans that they will win back the presidency in 1916. They expect beyond the shadow of a doubt to cut down the democratic majority in the House this fall, and thus encourage the hope in the republicans to get together in 1916 and turn the demo crats out of the White House and of the House of Representatives, at least NEW YOKE'S POWDERLESS 4TH. Hydroaeroplane Race and Patriotic Exercises on Program. NEW YORK, June 29.?Entries for the hydroaeroplane race which is to be a spectacular feature of New York's noisy but powderless Fourth of July celebra tion. will close today. Fourteen flying machines have entered already and others are expected. The race is said to be the first of Its kind to be staged in this country and the arranged route will afford opportunity for many thousands to see the small fleet of flying craft as it passes up and down over the Hudson river. Other features of the celebration will be flag drills and folk dances at the pub lic schools, patriotic exercises at which Speaker Champ Clark will be the chief speaker; band concerts in the parks where also will be held competitions by 30,000 public and private school pupils, and a song festival at night in city hall park by a chorus of 1.000 voices. I 21 HURT IN EXPLOSION. Occurs in Intake of Water Tunnel at Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE, Wis.. June 29.?Twenty one men were burned in an explosion at i the new intake water tunnel today. It is said none is fatally injured. The \ explosion, due to an accumulation of gas. i took place about 2,030 feet from the shore j and about 100 feet under ground- j THE DAY IN CONGRESS. Senate: Met at noon. j Debate was resumed on . the river and harbor appropriation bill. Senator Burton predicted that river and harbor bills would be unable to pass in the future unless the method of appropriation were changed. Senator Chamberlain's resolution to recruit the army to war strength was favorably reported by the mil itary committee. Senators Thompson, Lea. Hughes. Clapp and Kenyon were appointed to investigate charges of misuse of Senate stationery in connection ! with the gold mine promotion. Honiirt Met at noon. Under suspension of the rules miscellaneous bills were con sidered. The Lever bill for regulation of trading i ncotton "futures was brought up for debate. Representative Underwood asked but failed, to get consideration for a resolution extending all the current appropriation bills to July 15. Disputed items in the diplo matic appropriation bill were agreed upon. NO FINANCIAL HP BF U. S. CONCERNS S. G. Hopkins Denies Publish ed Statements Relating to Revolution in Mexico. REBELS NOT SUPPORTED BY AMERICAN INTERESTS Carranza Representative* Here Also Dispute Charge?An Investigation by the Senate Probable. Statements published in a New York and (j. W ashing ton morning newspaper that the Mexican revolution has been financed by American business interests were em phatically denied this morning by Sher burne <!. Hopkins, recently legal repre sentative of Gen. Carranza In this city, and by Rafael Zubaran Capmany and Luis Cabrera. In charge of the constitu tionalist headquarters here. Correspondence was published alleged to have passed between Mr. Hopkins and Carranza relating to plans for the con serving of National railways properties. Alleged communications between Mr Hopkins and H. Clay Pierce, oil mag nate, and one of the principal owners or the National railways stock, were also printed. . li?nstltutlonalIst spokesmen in Wasfc said that the Mexican rebel cause had received no tlnancial aid from i? ^Amer:lean interests, and partlcular . "J1-1' /elaMonshtp with Tierce. They staled that the published new's paj?er articles drew conclusions that were unwarranted by the text of the alleged correspondence that was given as tile basis for the accusations. There were Intimations that the incl dent might be aired in Congress. Statement by Senator Smith. Senator William Alden Smith mad# public a statement declaring that pub lication of the correspondence con firmed assertions he had made to the Senate. He added that the matter might be noted by the foreign relations com mittee. and that he himself might dls 'l?n ,the floor of the Senate. Sen ator Shlvely, another member of tha committee, said he did not know whether tne committee would consider the sub ?t?. ?Pe official investigation. It is absurd to believe." said Mr. Zubaran. that the Mexican people would be shedding their blood to free tvr from certain financial Uf? .k llni>rde/ to deliver themselves iS hands of other tyrannies ,i,J ip0licy of Mr- Carranxa. who it r' f ?nily ?ne, according to the plan of Guadeloupe, who represents the Mexi can revolution, and who Is the only one who could obligate it by his acts. " those of his duly authorized representa ?l)',?'1. always has been and always will be that of consulting nothing but the true and legitimate interests of the and ?PP??'?S himself of the b'e financial IkI u.'. "Ithfr for*'en or domestic. In ?Ik * ? our ''ountry. And now that the name of Mr. Henry Clav Pierce has been mentioned. I must say, In the most emphatic manner, that the inter e8fr .? ,thls gentleman have not been ...e<L' v?r offere<J' nor would be admitted by the revolution. Nelther the oil enterprises nor the railroad enterprises ought to be a. bar to the development of the Mexican nation; they will be. Inside the law. factors of national prosperity. "The Mexican revolution initiated by Air. Carranza has ? never been leagued w-ith the great financial Interests whether they be American. European or those of any other country. On the contrary the revolution has developed and finds itself victorious In spite of the formidable op position of these big interests. "Absolutely False," Says Hopkins. Capt. Hopkins made this statement: "The insinuation that I have attempted to Influence Gen. Carranza in favor of certain large interests in Mexico Is abso lutely false. I have not, however, hesi tated to give him facts in respect to all matters, as others have done, so that he could act Intelligently. The- insinuation, too, that the constitutionalist movement received aid from American or Eu* ropean capitalists and others is equally without foundation, though numerous of fers of loans have been submitted, which Gen. Carranza has invariably declined. The war lias been carried on with the internal resources of the republic alone "To be more specific, 1 desire to add that neither H. C. Pierce nor any interest with which he is connected, has con tributed one cent, directly 01 Indirectlv, in favor of the present revolution, nor has Mr. Pierce sought in any way to ob tain any species of control over th? railroads in the northern states." Has No Relations With Pierce. Luis Cabrera said, in part: "I have not now, and have never had. any connections or relations of any kind with Mr. Pierce. In January last I re ceived written instructions from Gen. Car ranza to Investigate the local conditions of the railroads, because of reports which reached him that the National Railways were to go Into the hands of a receiver. R. V. Pesquiera, representative at that time of Gen. Carranza in Washington, anil I were introduced to Mr. Pierce by his at torney. Mr. Hopkins, and the sole pur pose of our interview was to make the in vestigations referred to. The interview was not in the nature of a conference its purpose was not to reach any agree ment?we had 110 offer to make nor any offer to listen to; all that we sought was information as to actual conditions, and we merely listened to what Mr. Pierce had to say on the subject. "I have never received, nor solicited, nor placed myself in a position where it would be possible for any one to offer me any money or advantage of any kind from any concern or person, large or small, in relation to my work as a mem ber of the constitutionalist party. "Mr. Carrania, as first chief and sole representative of the revolution, has never received, nor solicited foreign as sistance of any kind fro many financial interests, large or small, whether repre senting oil. railroad, mining or any other business, neither has he authorized any one, on his behalf, to solicit or receiv* such assistance." Emphatic Denial Is Made That Henry Clay Pierce Aided Mexican Revolution ST. LOUIS. June 29.?Maclay Arthur Pierce, son and business associate of Henry Clay Pierce, head of the Pierce OH Corporation, last night issued a state ment emphatically denying published re ports and letters purporting to show that the elder Pierce had aided the revolution ary movement In Mexico. The statement follows: "Newspaper articles implying that my father directly or indirectly aided and fostered the Mexican revolution have no foundation whatsoever In fact "When fighting In northern Mexico be came general we were obliged to tempo rarily retire from doing business there ?