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ffitelteh Hate ftwfott Sunday Evening EDITION i?are ared Warmer Tonight; Monday Clearing. 3STTJMBEB. 6965. Yesterday's Circulation, 53,083 WASHINGTON, SUNDAY EVENING, JANUAEY 29, 1911. Twenty Pages PBICE ONE CENT. PREDICTS NEW ERA T i RECIPROCITY PACT Mint Director Roberts Praises President for Stand Taken. HAS LONG FAVORED ACTION JUST BEGUN Issue Far-Reaching and Important Has Been Raised by the Message. By JOHN SNTJRE. That the President of the United States nas taken an epoch-making step in sending his reciprocity mes sage to Congress, and in seeking to bring about the reciprocity agree ment with Canada; that the President has taken this step deliberately and without reference to the political con sequences; that he is thoroughly in earnest and means to exert every honorable effort to bring about the ratification of the compact; that an issue of far-reaching and tremendous importance has been raised; and that the proposed reciprocity agreement, if made effective, means the begin ning of a new era in the relations be tween the United States and Canada, .ire the striking views expressed by Director George E. Roberts, of the I nited States Mint An Advocate of Reciprocity. Mr. Roberts, as a Federal official, iiilg'it be expected to give support to i he policies of the Administration. But, ps a matter of fact, his support of reci procity with Canada has no reference to the fact that he happens to hold federal office. Ho has been for many j ears one of the strong advocates ot clproclty with Canada. Ho urged this ollcy in Iowa long before he came to ahington. In the past he has been found In substantial accord in this Te - iect with such men as Cummins and 1 nts and other reciprocity advocates. Moreover, Mr. Roberts is acknowl edged to be one of the ablest economists In the country, a great student of eco i omlcs and of affairs, and in addition a 1 .jhly competent business man. He me from the presidency of one of the :-iratest banks of the country to the . nice of Direotor of the Mint. What ! o says on reciprocity is therefore of (special interest at this time. Will Not Affect Fanners. I think it is a courageous and itesmanlike document," said Mr. oberts, alluding to the message of t e President In transmitting tho reci procity agreement and to the agreement Itself. "I believe that public sentiment I ripe for it. I don't think that the farmers of Iowa or the fanners as a f'ass will be seriously affected by it. 1 believe tho oNports or iarm proaucis from Canada to the I'nlted States will l.p swallowed up by this market with out any marked effect "I do not expect that If this agree ment Is put into effect we shall see any laterial reduction in the cost of living. J do not expect it will have a steadying effect in the future. The population of the I'nlted States Is increasing In the itles more rapidly than in the country itrlcts. The cost of living is high, but we have no assurance that it will not go higher. To put this agreement Into effect would be a guarantee against further increase In the cost of living in the future, against further rise in prices, which Is not necessary to pros T erity of tho farmers. I do not believe fie present profits of the farmer would be lowered Reciprocity would be a pro tettlon against artificial or manipulated markets. Not Directly Effective, "The duties upon farm products have not heretofore been directly effective upon the price because we are exporting and selling them in foreign markets in ompetltion with Canada and other pro ducing countries. The benefits that 1 ave come through the general develop ment of the resources of the country, tl.o diversification of our industries and the growth of population, which are beneficial to the farmer in other ways than by the Increase In prices of their principal staples. "They will enjoy benefits of this Kind from every measure that promotes the general prosperity of the country, I understand that some of our Iowa aep rcsentatives are reiving telegrams urging them to support the treaty, on (Continued on Second Page.) 1 WEATHER REPORT FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT. Rain and warmer tonight; Monday clearing and colder at night. TEMPERATURE. R a. m. J a. m. jo a. m. 11 a m. 36 37 33 12 noon 41 1 p. m 2 2 p. m 42 40 TIDE TABLE. m . fit.u At ?."fi n tyv und 74fl n iuaaiu ""."" "-- -- ml..nw tint. j:w a. in "" x.i ij. . nmnrmw-Hlril tid. 8:16 a. IU S 25 p. m. Low tide, 2:26 a. m. and p. m. :23 SUN TABLE. I ... 7:10 Sun seta 6:17 ' G CMD1 Sun rises... Boy Defies Police in Bar ricaded Home BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 29. Cor nered, after eluding the police for a week, John Lang, a seventeen-year-old fugitive from jus tice, like the London anarchists, made a last stand in the kitchen of his home, 813 Madeira street, early this morning. He barred the outside door, and piling chairs, tables, and all available furniture against it, defied the police. He was taken only after the door was broken down. For over a week the police have been looking for the boy, having a warrant for his arrest sworn out by his mother, Mrs. Catharine Lang, charging him with being incorrigible. SCOUT GAS IDEA li E Doctors and Residents Laugh at Theory as to Double Tragedy. CUMBERLAND, Md.. Jan. 2a. That Grace Elosser and Charles E. Twice met death by asphyxiation Is generally aiscrealted, and many persons point to tho latest effort to reach a conclu sion as evidence that State's Attorney David A. Robb is tired of tho case and is using this method to get rid of it. Mr. Robb announced last night that, with Dr. John R. Llttlefleld and Dr. Arthur II. Hawkins, he had conducted experiments on the theory that Twlgg and the girl met death by accident on the eve of their wedding. The tests comprised the placing of two cats In the parlor of the Elosser home. In the same positions as those occupied bi gwigs and Miss Elosser. Then the natural gas stove was left burning high for an hour and a half. The cats were found dead, and the doctors as serted the animals were killed by car bon monoxide gas. Mr. Robb would not say lie believed tho tras kll'ed Twlgg and Miss Elosser, but lett this Impression. Drs. Llttlefleld and Hawkins were not in the caso originally and tli,o doctors who were called at the time the couple was found dead and who performed the autopsy, laugh at tho monoxide carbon gas theory, as do the residents generally. The stove in the Elosser home has the safecnarHs against the very tiling it Is accused oi naving accomplished. Nearly every home in Cumberland has several nat ural kas stoves and many are not safe guarded at all. This is tlm first alleged instance of any kind of poison ing Dy gas since tne introduction of the natural product here and that two persons should meet death so quick at such a time and under such condi tions does not seem reasonable. It is argued. Dr Thomas W. Koon. city police commissioner, who assisted in the autopsy, calls the whole proposition an absurdity. Dr. Hawkins said this morning that the statement that Twlgg and his fiancee were killed by gas Is prema ture, but that he was continuing ex periments and it would be two or three days nerore lie could reach a conclusion. He was confident, how ever, that his work would be a success, but just now he could not make a statement of fact. One Dead; $150,000 Loss In Hamilton Mill Fire CINCINNATI, Ohio, Jan. 29. Fire that started at l o'clock this morning in the Car Milling Company's plant at High and Fourth streets, Hamilton, Ohio, is still burning and already has cost the life of one man and property valued at more than $150,000. George A. Belser, of Hamilton, wa3 the victim. He was fatally injured while assisting the firemen soon after the blaze was discovered. The com pany's grain elevator with many thou sand bushels of wheat was destroyed. The firemen are now using all their force in the effort to keep the flames from spreading. Coming to Washington As Father's Secretary EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Jan. 29. Miss Elizabeth C. Harris, the nineteen-year-old daughter of Representative-elect Robert O. Harris, will go to Washington as her father's "right-hand man." Mr. Harris announced today she would act as his private secretary dur ing his term In Congress. The duties of a private secretary do not frighten Miss Elizabeth, "i am in terested In such things, and I prefer them to society," she told her father. MUs Harris is an exceptionally well read girl. She spends her summers on Cape Cod, and Is known as a skillful sailor. She owns a catboat of her own. She is also a lover of dogs, and will take along to Washington her favorite, a big St. Bernard. . Connaught Governor General of Canada LONDON, Jan. 29. The announce ment was made today that King George had appointed his uncle, Field "Marshal the Duke of Connanght, brother of the late King Edward, to the governor generalship of Canada to suc ceed Earl Grey. Inside circles here have known for , m ,., ,,, Kintr lin nppn jis. o' .4iw - ----. --it . , , " "r Earl and cordiality with Americans which he I v.MnrrVti- lanrifwi in nrinc AmflnMno ami Canadians closer together, an object of ccurse, Just the reverse of the royal policy. . . CUMBERLAND E BY SECRECY OF ARNOLD FAMILY Drop Case Until Relatives of Missing Girl Will Tell All. SURE LOVE AFFAIR IS BACK OF CASE Detectives Hint Millionaire's Daughter Is Abroad and Will Return. NEW- YORK, Jan. 29. Although the police have sent broadcast to ev ery city In the world, an official pic ture of Miss Dorothy Arnold, daugh ter of the millionaire importer, Fran cis R. Arnold, who disappeared De cember 12, the young woman's fam ily refused today to take the public completely into their confidence. When Mr. Arnold was asked to ex plain his daughter's known friendship with a Mr. Griscom, now reported to be in Italy, he refused to talk. A morning paper, which has point ed out a possible clue in this friend ship, received a cablegram from its Florence, Italy, correspondent, Jan uary 28. Message From Florence. The cablegram reads as follows: "George S. Griscom, of Pittsburg, with his wife, and son, George, arrived here December 21, and stopped at Hotel Anglo-American. Left four days ago for Genoa. BcIIeed to be en route for America." The coincidences of dates are Interest ing. It was on December 22 that the Arnold family decided to call in the police to discover Miss Arnold. As far as can be learned the Arnold family, through Its private detectives, nan Decn Keeping an eye on the Gris com mentioned In the cable dispatch, and. In spite of Deputy Police Commls- , sloner Flynn's arguments, the case was not given to the newspapers until tho unscoros naa lert Florence. It is re garded here as a coincidence that the minute the Grlscoms suddenly left Flor ence Mr. Arnold gave the news of his missing daughter to the papers. Lawyer Declines to Explain. John S. Keith, the family lawyer, add ed to the mysterious aspect of the case again today by his refusal to explain his statement that John W. Arnold was In Ignorance of his sister's predica ment from December 12, the day she disappeared, to January 20. Mr. Arnold's nervousness when he ar rived yesterday and his refusal to see any newspaper men later, was taken to indicate that he was withholding the real facts of the case. Moreover, after he had reached Mr. Keith's office and the lawyer had volunteered to submit to him any questions and had even fur nished the reporters paper and pencil for that purpose, he suddenly changed his mind. This attitude he preserved today, and it is this refusal to come out frankly with the truth that has caused the po lice to drop the case until such time as the Arnold family consents to take them Into Its confidence. Facts Being Withheld. It is openly commented that the fam ily knows more about the girl's rela tions with outside Interests than they are willing to tell. It is declared by the police to be Improbable, if not Im possible, that a girl twenty-five years of age. In good health, should come to any harm walking on Fifth avenue on a bright afternoon. All the suppositions that the Arnold family have made pub lic as to her disappearance, foul play and so on, are palpably Intended, the police declare, to throw the attention off the main Issue. The girl's acquaintance with men was of course perfectly proper. At the same time It is possible that her friend ship for Mr. Griscom may have led her to go abroad. It is the opinion of police officials here that Miss Arnold eventually will reappear and that If the true story of her disappearance ever Is told it will Involve directly some love Vffair to which her family was opposed. The friendship of Miss Dorothy for Mr. Griscom was well known to her friends, .and one of them. Miss Eliza beth Henry, says that the girl told her that her father objected to the ac quaintance. Shortly before the disap pearance, Miss Arnold appeared much worried, and some of her Bryn Mawr friends were aware that she was having some difficulty with her family. Girl in Boston Looks Like Dorothy Arnold BOSTON, Jan. 29. A man who said his name was Edward RIvItz, and that he lived at 23 Homestead street, Rox bury, called" at police headquarters to day and said he was certain he saw Dorothy Arnold, the missing New York heiress, in Boston on Friday afternoon. "I was on Scollay Square," Eaid the man, "about 3 o'clock in the afternoon when my attention was attracted by a stylishly dressed girl, who answered the description of the missing Miss Arnold. She was standing outlde the subway station. " She met a young man with a gray overcoat. They talked several minutes and then the girl entered the subway. The girl was dressed like and answered the description of illss Arnold." FOLIC AD Heiress Who Is zzgmw&f s 'memMmi ji.A-,.7,,iyizmw.' - " -irw-"""iBr""'"'- s- rmtmmYtWjimasmfj, -. Daughter of Millionaire Importer, CHI OP HOLD-UPS Men Attacked and Robbed on Principal Thorough fare. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 23. Three highway robberies and one un successful attempt early today, with one victim horribly beaten in the glare of the lights from his own windows, brought out every reserve policeman In the city, and swelled the already large list of daring-crimes that have charac terized tne past week. All the police reserves of the city are on duty, and of ficers in plain clothes have been sta tioned throughout the city in a whole sale campaign against hold-ups. The first victim was H. H. John, a grocer, who was attacked, dragged from his sleigh, and beaten almost to uncon sciousness at the rear of his home, be cause he dared fight the desperadoes. He la under a physician's care, with several serious wounds on his head. Robbers attacked John Erickson near his home, but he escaped by running. About the same time thugs attacked and robbed August Johnson, an aged and feeble farmer. After being held up by two masked and armed men and robbed of 129 and a watch In the shadow of the Swedish Hospital, Andrew Boelson was severely beaten when he attempted to run away. Wealthy Brewer Cuts Off Wife and Daughters PAWTUCKET, R. I., Jan. 29. The will of Michael Hand, the millionaire brewer, who died at his home In this city on January 20, last, has caused no end of comment here. Hand leaves $100 to his wife, Bridget, who lett him several years ago, as a result of a dispute. He also leaves a like sum to his two daughters, Mrs. Rose Glennon and Mrs. Mary Rutledgc. both of Pittston. Pa. To the bishop of Scranton, Pa., diocese, Hand leaves JJ00 in trust, to be used for the perpetual care of Hand's lot In the Cathedral Cemetery at Scranton. The residue of the estate, which Is valued at more than a million dollars. Hand leaves to his son, Michael Hand, Jr. Mme. Bartholini Dies; Once the Rage of Europe GENEVA, Jan. 29. Mme. Anatole Bar tholin!, whose beauty, charm and wit made her the rage during the second empirlal reign. Is dead at the age of seventy-six years. She died here while Journeying to Paris from the South. Mme. ijannouni was .miss uraser-r ri sen, of Scotland, and for a while she dominated the social circles of Paris. She was an intimate friend of the Prin cess Eugenie and the godchild of Chat eaubriand. Until recently, in fact, her salons In Paris were the center of great social and political gatherings snBs II POL Missing From Home r.'svAt'rt- W? &&'?' AteiFxr; . W'ZVAl' .' 7 J - .'.. mmA&jihfrM-,. ? srA, J?aKS..fciIf'!SW43s. rVWiv''! MISS DOROTHY ARNOLD, Who Is Said to Have Vanished While City Men to Wed Coun try Maids K0K0M0, Ind., Jan. 39. Prof. E. C. Druley has discovered a way of counteracting the rush from the farm to city life which he thinks will work to the satis faction of all concerned. His idea is to have young men of the cities wed rich farm girls, and live on the farms of their wives. He hopes his university students, to whom he gave the advice, will begin the experiment Sits at Window of Friend's Home Watching Passers-by. WHEELING, W. Va.. Jan. 29.-Mrs Laura Farnsworth Schenk spent her first Sunday outside of the Ohio county jail since November 9' last quietly at the home of her friend, Mrs. John A. Lash. She arose late, and did not go to church. There were no callers, and she did not leave the house. She spent much of her time seated near the window, watching passers-by, but of these she saw few, as Indiana street, on which Mrs. Lash lives, Is little traveled. Across the street lives Allison Dick, manager of the garage where the Schenk automobile is kept. This morn ing Mrs. Schenk saw Dick emerging from his home, and she opened the window and called, "Hello, Allison," at the same time waving her hand at him. Since her release from Jail, Mrs. Schenk seems to have recovered all her old gayety. The Injunction restraining her from seeing her children and the divorce application do not seem to cause her any concern. She has. no plans for the future, pending the settle ment of the alimony question. Weather Against Flight By McCurdy to Havana KEY WEST, Fla.. Jan. 29. With tho sea running high In the gulf, there is little probability that Aviator McCurdy will attempt his flight to Cuba today. There have been several rain' squalls and weather conditions are generally bad. Two destroyers are stationed here and two in Havana. They will ren dezvous In mldgulf on orders, . M SGHENKSPENDS QUIET 100 in New York City on a Shopping Tour on December 12. 1 L Grounding of Des Moines at Annapolis Recalls Acci dents to Others. ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan. 29. The United States steamship Des Moines, which arrived here yesterday with the body of Commander J. F. Luby, U. S. N., her former commander, ran aground this morning at 7:30 o'clock while at tempting to leave Annapolis harbor. At U o'clock she was still aground, though the Government tug Standlsh was making every effort to pull her off. The Des Moines is aground near the Greenberry Point lighthouse, three miles from the ships" wharf at the Naval Academy. She Is under the command of Commander John C. Leonard, who succeeded Commander Luby. The chan nel at the point where the Des Moines grounded is narrow, and a vessel of any size has to make a sharp turn to avoid grounding at the point where the Des Moines went on the bar. Sailors Fear Hoodoo. Unless another accident happens to delay her, the battleship Delaware will leave Hampton Roads on Tuesday with the body of Anlbal Cruz, the Brazilian minister, who died In Washington some weeks ago. That the sailors on board the Delaware dread the funeral voyage is putting It lightly, if reports from naval men arc true. The Delaware Is the third ship of the American navy to be assigned the mission of transporting the body of the dead Chilean minister to his native soil, and each ship met with an acci dent. The cruiser South Carolina was the first ship selected, and she lost a propeller shaft at sea. Then the Michi gan was selected, and she, too, dropped her propeller while trying to reach Hampton Roads, where she was to take the body on board. Nine Men Killed. The Navy Department then ordered the Delaware to Hampton Roads to take on the body of the dead minister, and while she was making her way up the coast one of her boilers burst, and nine men were killed. Navy men say there Is a belief among men of the fleet that bad luck follows ships selected to carry bodies of for eigners back to their native lands. New York Senatorial Situation Is Unchanged NEW YORK. Jan. 29. The arrival of Charles F. Murphy in this city to spend Sunday, the departure of Governor Dlx for his home In Tomson, and the gen eral scattering of the warring legis lators to their homes to spend Sunday, has left the Senatorial deadlock largely a 'matter of conjecture until tomorrow noon, when the fifth week of balloting begins. Mr. "Murphy, whose aspirations for domination of the State have led him to stick to Wllllant F. Sheehan, refused fo say today whether he would with draw his support from his candidate. HOODOO rULLUffo FONERA WARSHIPS IT L I Two Men Quickly Caught by Posse in the . Woods. J THIRD MEMBER OF PARTY STILL FREE Threats of Lynching Made Against Members of Irene Ruth Crew. COLONIAL BEACH, Va., Jan. 29. Hard-fisted skippers of the oyster fleet, products of the wild low shore lands of Chesapeake bay, will throng the little court room at Oak Grove late this afternoon when details of how CapL Allan Dorsey and his negro cook were done to death In mutiny yesterday, will be told for the first time. The crew of the Irene Huth, rose In mutiny suddenly yesterday. The captain, mate, and cook were felled with a marline spike. Then the crew deserted the little schooner, after they had thrown the cook's body overboard. Two Mutineers Quickly Captured. They took to the woods, two white men and a negro. Late last night Harry Brady and Henry Northly, the two white men, captured and taken to Oak Grove, because of threats the enraged oystermen are making against their lives. The third man, the negro, is still at large. What started the trouble is not known, for the men refused to talk. John Adams, the mate of the Irene Ruth, lies unconscious on the boat, which la making the best of. sail to Washington, where he tt-lr treated. The bodies' of Captain Dorsey and Charley Marks, the cook, are held her pending further investigation of the mu tiny. Cause of Mutiny Unknown. The revolt of the crew of the Irene Ruth, coming as suddenly as the deaths which followed, is as yet unexplained. Not in years has a similar fatality oc curred among the oystermen. When the news of the mutiny and murders first reached here yesterday posses were Immediately organized to search for the three fugitives, and when word arrived that Harry Brady and Hnry Northly, two of the men. had been captured near Leedstown. Va., last ulght. several of the more hot-blooded citizens started for Leedstown with th intention of lynching the prisoners, but more sober spirits prevailed and the ex pedition was called off The other member of the crew, a ne gro, is said to be surrounded at Rolling Forks, Va.. there being no chance of his escape. It is thought probable that, when all three are In custody, they wljl be taken to some larger town and placed In a jail where It will be Impossible for lynchers to reach them. Refuse to Discuss Crime. The two men who have been arrested refuse to make any statement regarding the mutiny or the murders, and will neither confess nor deny the occurrence, further than to admit that they were members of the crew of the Irene Ruth. John Adams, the mate of the vessel, has been sent to Washington. It is the opinion of the physicians here, how ever, that he cannot survive long, as his skull Is crushed, and he has sus tained Internal injuries. He will ar rive in Washington tonight. The body of the negro cook. Charley Marks, or Charley Maddox, was recov ered early today, and It Is the opinion of the residents here that the mutineers, having failed to secure the co-operation of the cook, retaliated by pushing him overboard, possibly first stunning him with a blow from an oar or like in strument. The captain was killed by a blow from a hatchet, and the mate was conscious only long enough to say that he had been struck by the same weapon, and that he had heard some one, probably the cook, fall Into the water. Captain Found Dying. On boarding the Irene Ruth Captain Dorsey was found dying from a deep gash in his head, and he expired before aid could be obtained. Adams was dis covered near bv. his skull fractured and his face cut. After gasping that he had been struck with a hatchet, and that he had heard the sound of some one falling overboard, he lapsed into unconsciousness and has not since re covered his senses. As soon as possible posses were organ ized to search for the missing men. while several of the boats volunteered to dredge for the body of the missing cook. The trail left by the fugitives was an easy one to follow, the under brush being bent and broken In their hurried escape. After a search of some hours Brady and Northly were found hiding in the woods near Leedstown. They were so exhausted by their trav els through the wild country that they could offer no resistance and were easily captured. Negro Reported Surrounded. In the meantime another party had been on the trail of the negro. It is reported here that he has been sur rounded near RollVis Forks. Va., and one rumor has It that he has been cap tured. This, however, has not been verified. It is thought probable that all three- of the men will be taken to Mont rose Crossroads, county seat of West moreland county, and kept there until such time as they may be removed for trial. Captain Dorsey was a native of Fair mont, Md., while Adams was from Baltimore. The crew of the Irene Ruth was a new one, having been shipped In Baltimore last Tuesday. They spent a good portion of Friday ashore, and it Is thought that they took a large quantity of liquor back to the ship with them on Friday "night, and that this might have Influenced their actions, MUTINEERS AWA T F KILu COOK i ' ?x . .