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Hnif fr-V(5!"-- ''"' .. js--V W Hie Ifeftmatatt Wmp Last Edition Probable Showers Tonight or Saturday. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 4, 1911. Sixteen Pages PRICE ONE CENT. XITMBEB 7165. Yesterday's Circulation, 52,172 ,,-..r--.-i, '.!vtr-1Bf-,VB"ar INSULT TO ARMY HORN MEETS ACTION III COURT First Prosecution Under Ter ritories Law Is Ordered By Taft. TO PROCEED AGAINST RESORT IN ARIZONA Proprietors Of Place Refused To Admit Three Officers Woman Agitated Case. The first legal prosecution Insti tuted against persons alleged to have Insulted the uniform of the United States army or navy, has been ordered by the President, and the Attorney General has Instruct ed the United States district attor ney at Prescott, Ariz., to begin pro ceedings against the owners of the Yavapai Skating Rink there. The proprietors refused to admit two officers and one non-commissioned officer in uniform. They are E. O. C. Ord, retired; Duncan K. Major, jr., of the Twenty-seventh Infantry, and Sergeant Rodenberg, of the Arizona State National Guard. The incident, which occur red May 4, was brought to the at tention of President Taft by Mrs. Catherine Gallagher, of Washington, Is Head of Society. She Is president or the Society for the Protection of the Dignity and Honor of the Uniform of the United States. The proprietors afterward apologized for the Indignity they had done the of ficers, but the President and the Attor ney General decided that they would not accept the apology, and the in- Wickersham to the district attorney were inai ne cmorire iuhj iu iicum ties of the law." The proprietors of .1 ..inl nlaaaH rmirilTno nf th lAW. but the plea is not satisfactory to the Attorney General. "I have no sympathy with the pro prietors of amusements who take It upon themselves to exclude men wear ing the uniform of the United States army or navy." the Attorney General stated in a letter to the President. "I am desirous of making an example of any one who comes within the pur Mew of the law on that subject. I only wish the law were applicable to the States as well as the Territories. Same As District's Law. The law prohibiting proprietors of re sorts from discriminating against men wearing the uniform of the army or navy is applicable only to the Terri tories and the District of Columbia. Where there have previously been dis criminations against men in the army or navy, the only recourse that officials have had was merely through appeal to the civil authorities. The occurrence of the offense in Arizona, however, brings offenders clearly within the puriew of the act. It is said, and it i" proDable the Gov ernment will endeavor to make as not able example of the case as possible. District Bills To Have Consideration The District of Columbia Is to have pome show for legislation in Its Interest before the end of the present session of Congress. The Rules Committee of the House met today and agreed to re port a resolution to eb presented to the House tomorrow, setting aside a regular day for the consideration of District bills. The old District day in the House has been passed by so often that it long ago ceased to receive consideration. With the setting aside of a new day better results are expected. When District day does come, bills will be called in the order of their Im portance by Cnalrman Johnson. TVe House may decide tomorrow to devote several days to the considera tion of District business. Two Dead In Crash. PITTSTON, Pa., Aug. 4. Two men tere killed and another so seriously injured that his death la expected In a collision last night between a Delaware 'aand Hudson train and an automobile at Smtthville crossing, near here. The dead. Edmund L. Brlggs, thlrty fne. Scranton, Charles W. Gallagher, thirty-six, Mlneoka. The injured man Is Peter Hlgglns, thirty-one, of Mlneoka, WEATHER REPORT FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT. Overcast weather with probable show ers tonight or Saturday. Not much change In temperature. TEMPERATURES. U. S. BUREAU. AFFLECK'S. S a. m 73 i a. m. 75 10 a. m 77 11 a. m 78 12 noon SO 1 p. m 83 2 p. m S3 8 a. m 73 9 a. m 10 a. m 11 a. m 12 noon 1 p. m 2 p. m TIDE TABLE. Today High tide. 4:23 a. m. and 5:11 p. m.; low tide, 11:19 a. m. and 11:24 p. n.. Tomorrow High tide, 5-11 a. m. and 6:01 p. m.; low tide, 10:03 a. m. TIME TABLE. Sun rises 5:01 I Sun cets 7:99 Germany Favors Leishman; To Be Named John G. A. Leishman, ambassa dor at Rome, Trill succeed Dr. Datld Juyne Hill as ambassa dor at Berlin. The German foreign office this afternoon Issued a formal statement to the effect that Mr. Leishman would be acceptable to that goYarnment. This an nouncement would never have been made had not President Taft conferred with Germany. President Taft trill send the nomination of Sir. Leishman and other diplomats to the Senate within a short time. Ambassador O'Brien at Tokio is now slated to succeed Mr. Leishman at Rome, while Min ister Sherrill, at Bnenos Ayres, now assigned to the Balkan states, will go to Argentina to take 3Ir. Sherrlll's place. COTTON BILL WILL L Revision Of Schedule Now Assured No Adjourn ments Next Week. The Senate this afternoon by a vote of 38 to 26 ordered the cotton bill, which passed the House yesterday, to be referred to the Finance Commit tee, with instructions to report not later than August 10. This action was taken on motion of Senator Martin, the Democratic leader. It Is of the utmost Importance for the reason that It makes uncertain the time of adjournment and probably will result in prolonging: the. session. It Is now believed that adjournment cr wee impossible. Not only this. dui it, probably means that a cotton revision bill will be passed be fore ContrreSS adlnnrno nrwl thn u question of whether to veto It will be4 than this, there Is a possibility that amendments revising: the steel sched .? aJ"i the suKar schedule will be attached to the bill revising the cot ton schedule. Reference to Taft. "What's the use?- asked Mr. Payne, wno was the first to speak on the bill under the live-minute rule, and in refer ence to the futility of offering amend ments. "You Democrats have given your consciences over to Chairman Un derwood. When the existing tariff law was pas-ed no one was bound to vote S&Y-., Amendments were offered and adopted but no one can offer an amendment here today and have it adopted. The muck-raking magazines ruS?1 ",tu,n their attention to "ho Democratic caucus. "Trying to put the President In a hole are you?T' asked Mr. Payne . TiV shouh1 Representative Burnett f. Alabama; "he's already there." Why the President has the greatest opportunity a President has had In years," said Mr. Payne, "In vetoing thelconsldered tariffllls one aft"? Chairman Underwood replied: ,i KB'iueman irom New York." he said, says we legislate by caucus. I say wo legislate by party harmony." Allowing Amendments. Mr. Underwood then declared that flvo amendments were allowed to the Payne bill only because of the coercion of Representative Tawney and a coalition of Republicans and Democrats "There's no man on this side of the House who has bound his conscience. It takes a two-thirds vote in caucus to bind the members of the caucus, and even then any member nas the right to refuse to abide. . We allow any man In this House to offer amendments." Shortly after the House convened Representative Redfleld of New York asked unanimous consent to leave Washington for two weeks. Minority Leader Mann objected. Half an hour later Mr. Mann was In the midst of a (light of oratory. He was speaking under the five-minute rule. When his time expired Mr. Mann asked unanimous consent to continue for Ave minutes. "I object," shouted Mr. Redfleld. Mr Mann sat down, and Jeers from the Republican side wera hurled at Mr. Redfleld. Police Shake-Up Speculation Rife Speculation was rife around Police Headquarters and the different station houses today as to the Identity of the officers who may be affected by the reported comlr.g big shake-UD in the de- fiartment The report that agents of he Department of Justice are eald to have prepared Involving a police officer in alleged dealings with bookmakers Is believed to be responsible for the con templated changes. Informal charges have been made against at least one official of the de partment. It Is rumored that changes may affect several precinct captains. An affidavit charging one officer with conduct unbecoming has been submitted to the head of the department, but the person who filed the affidavit has not preferred any charge. Superintendent Sylvester said that so far the evidence against this officer is not sufficient to Justify suspension. Two tranrfers were announced today. Mrs. R. Farling, matron at No. 1 sta tion, was transferred to the House of Detention, and Mrs. Jennie Wehl. matron at the House of Detention, goes to No. 1. No reason Is assigned for the transfers $i.oo Bluemont and Return, Sunday, Aug. 6th. Southern Railway. Trains lv. Washington 8:55 a. m. (Ltd.) and 9:15 a. m. (local). Advt. SENATE ACTION 01 PR I! SESSION M'CABE RULES ON ALL FIGHTS FOR PURE FOOD He, Not Wiley, Decides Prosecutions, He Tells Probers. SOLICITOR REVEALS CURB ON CHEMIST Effort Made To Keep Him From Opposing Remsen Board In Soda Case. Placed on the grill today by the House committee Investigating the Remsen board and the Dr. Wiley charges, Solicitor George P. Mc Cabe, of the Department of Agri culture, mado admissions indicating that McCabe, and not the Bureau of Chemistry, pracUcally decides what prosecutions shall be had of pure food law violators and that Mc Cabe's voice can outweigh Dr. Har vey W. Wiley and his assistant, Dr. p. L. Dunlap, the other two mem bers and majority of the inspection board. General Order No. 140. issued by the Secretary in July, 1910, mado this possible. Solicitor McCabe made other highly diverting admissions show ing that the functions of the Bureau of Chemistry have been gradually taken over by the Solicitor's office and the Remsen board. Testimony in Brief. Summarized, the solicitor's testimony was: McCabe "did not want Dr. Wiley to go to Indiana to testify for the That State during its fight on the benzoate of soda users," but that the department did permit three members of the Bern sen board to give testimony favorable to the benzoate of soda. That Solicitor McCabe prepared tho op'lnlon used by tho Department of Jus tice declaring that the Remsen board had been legally appointed. "I held that the Remsen board was legal- the Department of Justice held that the Remsen board was legal," said McCabe. laconically, when asked If the nnininnn were the same. That McCabe considers the Remsen. or referee board, a part of the Bureau of Chemistry, although Dr. Vlley has no Jurisdiction over the board. Dr. Remsen testified yesterday that the referee board had never consulted with the Bureau of Chemistry. The committee for the Aff1 time to day began to probe into thenattje of tip rharces against Dr. ey uu al torney Davis will pursue the same line of Investigation tomorrow. Charge Against Wiley. "What Is the specific charge against Dr. Wiley?" asked Representative Floyd. "The conclusion of the departments board of personnel." said Sol'cltor Mc Cabe "was that Dr. Rusby, Dr. Kebler. Dr Blgelow, and Dr. Wiley had agreed that Dr. Rusby would work but eighty days a year for a $1,600 sa ary. We thought it a -violation of tho law limit ing the per dlcm rate that may be paid "aaTlt" not a fact that Dr. Rusby's ap pointment was approved by Secretary Wilson?" demanded Representative Floyd. "Yes," admitted McCabe. Asked how the board of personnel was organized. Solicitor McCabe told It had been created by order of Secretary Wilson In 1OT. "Under what authority was the Rem sen board appointed?" quizzed Repre sentative Floyd. McCabe, who held the creation of the board was legal, while Assl3tan Attorney General Fouler htld It was Il legal, said that authority was found, he thought, in the pure food act. The set, as construed by McCabe, permits the Secretary to emplay consulting scientific experts. Status of Remsen Board. "Do you regard the Remsen board connected with the Bureau of Chemis try?" "Yes," replied Solicitor McCabe, "be cause thev were employed to enforce the pure food law, and were paid out of the funds of the bureau. They are now paid out of the funds appropriated for enforcing this act." Dr. Remsen testified yesterday that the Remsen board "had never consulted with the Bureau of Chemistry," of which McCabe today claimed It was a part. The solicitor, however, said the board was not under the Jurisdiction of Dr. Wiley, 'the chief of the bureau, ar.d that the referee board had made In vestigations of subjects not investigated by the bureau. Solicitor McCabe referred to the food and drug Inspection board composed of McCabe, Assistant Chief Chemist Dun lap, and Dr. Wiley. "Are you a chemist?" "No," answered McCabe. "And yet you are a member of the Inspection board?" "Tes." Decides Prosecutions. After minority members of the com mittee had mildly protested against allowing: examination byi counsel. Henry E. Davis, personal counsel for (Continued on Tenth Page.) LETTER WRIHEN BY BRILLHART IS KEPT SECRET Missive Penned By Army Officer in New York Before Suicide. MAY GIVE REASON FOR KILLING HIMSELF Received By Widow Here, But Contents Are Not Revealed. She Suffers Collapse. If any reason is given In Lieut. Charles B. Brillhart's letter to his wife for his shooting hlnuself through the head in the Hotel Astor, New York, yesterday afternoon, tho rela tives of tho dead naval officer are keeping it .a close secret Aside from admitting that the let ter, which was found by the Bide of the dead officer, had been receiv ed by Mrs. Brillhart at her apart ment in the Cairo this morning, no information was given out there. Inquiry as to when Mrs. Brillhart would be able to go to York, Pa., where her husband's body has been sent for burial, brought the infor mation from Lieut Leo Prior that that question could not be answered at this time. Suffers a Collapse. Mis. Brillhart Is reported to have suf- icrert a nervous collapse and Is con- nnca to hr bed. Lieutenant Prior, who ears he was with Lieutenant and Mrs. Brillhart on their trip to Atlantic Cltv last Sunday, savs that no ore but Mrs. Brillhart knows the contents of tho letter, which may telr why Lieutenant Brillhart end ed his life. That the whereabouts of Lieutenant Brillhart had not been known by cither his friends or relatives since his mys terious disappearance from Washington was learned today. On Tuesday the Police Department was asktd to insti tute a quiet search for the officer, and two detectives were assigned to locate him. They Were unsuccessful. It Is de nied, however, that Lieutenant Brillhart did not return to Washington before the expiration of his leave on Tuesdav Captain Beany, commandant of the navy yard, today stated that he had not been reported, and that his act could not be traced to any fear of pun ishment. Victim of Meningitis. According to reports received from New York today, the autopsy performed showed that Lieutenant Brillhart had been suffering fiom purulent menin gitis, a form of insanity. Tn!s, in the opinion of hla brother officers at the Navy Yard, was responsible for his sui cide. They had noticed a strange ex presslqn In his face at times, though he always seemed rational. The officer was last iseen In Wash ington by his brother officers at the Army and Navy Club shortly after 12 o'clock Monday night. He and his wife had returned from Atlantic City during the day. "I saw Lieutenant and .Mrs. Brillhart about midnight Monday night," said Lieutenant Tlmmons, who occupies of fices with Lieutenant Prior in the Bu rpau of Ordnance In the Navy Depart ment. "As I started to enter the Army and Navv Club. I noticed Lieutenant brillhart come out. Mrs. Brillhart ar.d anothei ladv were sitting In a taxlab waiting for him Mrs. Brillhart was plavfullv tooting the horn to call her husband. I presume, he went home with them and then tonk the 2 o'clock Balti more and Ohio train from New York. Reports from New York are to the effect that Lieutenant Brillhart had heen a sufferer from purulent menin gitis for snme time. No Plans for Funeral. At the office of Lieutenant Prior this morning, it was not known that Lieut enant Prior had spent some time with Lieutenant and Mrs. Brillhart In At lantic City, but It was the supposition that he went there Just for over Sun day. Lieutenant Prior has a request in .for a leave of absence, but he has not yet availed himseir oi any oi njs authorized leave. Lieutenant Prior and Lieutenant Brillhart have been close friends for a number of years. At the Brillhart apartment this after noon It was stated by Lieutenant Prior that nothing Is known as the funeral arrangements. The body was taken to York, Pa., as soon as the removal per mit was signed by the coroner and all plans are being maae at xor. At the Cairo this morning It was stat ed that Lieutenant and Mrs. Brillhart apparently lived happily, and that when he was In the city they wera tften to gether. "A peculiar thing about the couple," said the clerk this morning, 'was that they never seemed to asso- ' elate with the other army and navy people we have In the house. Appar ently they had made their own friends, and did laot care to make new ones." Authorities in New York considered the evidence so strong that Lieutenant Brillhart had committed suicide that no Inquest was ordered. Coroner Feln berg signed the permit for the removal nf th. hoiv tn York. Pa., the old Home I of the officer. Telegraphic advices from I New Tork today state that Mrs. BrU- hart It not expected mere, ji waa mo onlr.lon nf the coroner mat Lieutenant Brillhart had been dead twelve houraj when his body was rouna. . , I.lAHtonnnt and Mrs. Brillhart had Hnn mnrriMl hut a vear. His bride Wa8 Miss Rose Osgood, daughter of Mr and! Mrs. Clarence Whitman usgooa, oi mis city, xney are now in auuuus v.h.j. Officer Who Shot Hfj&r OF BEATT1R IIND filp TO FOIL DEFENSE L3iJ EOPRESI OF F Members Of Simon's Family Are With Him On Dutch Steamer. PORT ATT PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. i. Anton Simon, the deposed President of Halt!, escaped from the harbor In the darkness last night, and Is now on board a Dutch rrult steamer on his way to Jamaica. Members of his family are fleeing with him. The committee of public safety has been reorganized, at tho demands of the diplomatic corps. It Is hoped that the new body will prove equal to the task of maintaining order in the city. Both factions were recognized In form ing the new committee, and It contains among its members representaUves of General 'Flrmln, leader of one rebel army, and General Le Conte, head of the other. The remainder of tho com mittee Is made up of foreign business men. Assurance has been given that life and property in the city will be pro tected. The German sailors are still occupy ing the consulate, despite the protest of the revolutionists and the foreign ele ment of the capital. Minister Furnlss today cabled the American State De partment that quiet prevails, and Indi cated his opinion that the landing of American marines was unnecessary at present. President Simon and his family were transferred from the American schooner Bradford C. French to the Dutch steamer Prinz Nederland last night. As the steamer fulled for Kingston, Ja maica, the haven of refuge for all Haitian exiles, the yacht-warshio "17 Decembre," named after the day of which Simon was elected President of Haiti, fired a farewell salute. Almost four years afterward President Simon, now an exile, has met the same fate that he meted out to his prede cessor, Nord Alexis, whom he drove out of the country in December, 190S. wun aimon out or the way, concern is now about a successor. Neither Gen. Clncinnatus Lccontc nor Gen. Antcnor Klrmln has reached the capital as yet. Both want to be Prekldent, and uneasi ness Is felt th'it neither one will retire In favor of the other. Both have strong forces of troops In the city. EPS DENT T IP LEE NG TO JAMAICA Himself , and Widow Prosecutors Confer On the Sending Of Alienist To Prisoner's Cell. By JAMES E. BREADY. RICHMOND, Va.. Aug. 1.- Believing that the defense will be that tf Insan ity, the prosecution of Henry Clay Beat tie, jr . thU morning discussed measures to combat it. Commonwealth Attorney Gregory and L. L. Scncrer helJ a pro tracted conference over the matter in the latter's office with regard to hav ing alienists for the State make ob servation of the prisoner while awaiting trial. Deflnlte decision to do this had not yet been reached. The prosecution knows that the de fense can wait until the whole case of the former has been given the jury, and then If Paul Beattle and Beulah Bin ford have withstood uie grilling ex amination to which Attorney Harry M. Smlth will subject them, then the de fense may Introduce evidence of Insan ity. Defense Going Slow. The defense will send no alienists to the jail meantime, because of the dam aging effect It would have, but It can. and wobably will, have an alienist or two In the court room observing Beat tie while tho Jury Is being drawn and while arguments to quaih the Indict ment and for delay of the trial are made. Beulah Blnford's mall is echoing wild tales of her treatment In the jail. It Is erroneously believed by manv peo ple here that she has been subjected to the "third degree" treatment, and anonymous correspondents are urging her "to tell tho truth." The visit to the dentist the other day to have a tooth pulled is believed by some weak minded people here to have been for the purpose of torturing her. Activity At Court House. The Chesterfield county court house and jail, Ave miles from Richmond, where Beattle will be tried for the murder of Ills' wife, presents a scene of activity with painters and paperhangers making the jail ready for the alleged murderer, and the State's two wit nesses, Beulah Blnford and Paul BcatUe. An Indictment, drawn with all the legal phraseology of the Commonwealth, has been written, charging the killing of Mrs. Louise- Owen Beattle. jr., to her nusband, Htnry Clay Beattle, Jr. The indictment is ready for the Jurors to af fix their names when they take up tha Beattle case- August 14. Paul Douglas Beattle, cousin of the accused man and purchaser of the gun with which the woman was 'alleged to have been slain, emphatically denies he received any money from his cousin. He also expressed regret that his teeth were sound, and ho was not able to frame an excuse to take a taxicab ride, as Beulah Blnford did yesterday, when she was taken to 'a dentist to have a tooth pulled. Throughout the ordeal the aged father of Beattle and the aged mother and father of the murdered woman have re tained their frlendlv feelings, the result Of vears of -acquaintance Mi. Owen, father of the slain woman, says he want justice done Mr. Beattle. father of tho accused bov. declares his belief In his son's Innocencf. and together the aced rren are lolng eveiy thing possible for the welfare of the motherless infant, which Is cared for by the grandmother, ilrs. Owen. NATION'S HONOR AWAITINC TOCO, HERO OF ORIENT President and High Officials Arrange Elaborate Pro gram For Visitor. A STATE DINNER TO BE ' A BRILLIANT AFFAIR Dinners, Receptions, and Sightsee ing Planned For Japanese Who Humbled Russia. Cast may be East, and West fee tbe twala shall meet, lYhen Togo from the Eastern lands, And Taft, the Western, greet! And there be neither East nor West, Border nor breed nor birth When Togo, the Samnari comes For we know what a hero's worth! Banzai! Togo, the Samurai, haro of the sea of Japan, wielder of tha destinies of war, comes to Wash ington tonight The little admiral will reach this city to begin four days of Btato ceremonies as the honored guest of the nation, at 9:25 o'clock this evening. While the program arranged for his entertainment is the most elab orate since the memorable series of social and state affairs which at tended the visit of Prince Henry oi Prussia ten years ago, the coming of the big little Japanese warrior tonight will be practically unher alded. Admiral Togo will leave New York this afternoon at 3:38 o'clock. Plans for Reception Here. Third Assistant Secretary of State Hale, and Captain Potts, of the Navy, who have been his personal compan ions since he landed from the Lust tanla two days ago, wjll be with him. Mr. Hale represents the President, while Captain Potts Is the represen tative of the navy. Major Archibald Butt, the Presi dent's aide, probably will be at the station to meet the Japanese hero. and with the two officials who hava accompanied Admiral Togo, will es cort hlra to the New Wlllard HoteL his headquarters during his stay In the Capital. Admiral Togo comes with words of peace on his lips. The man who crip pled Russia's navy, and who was trained In the warlike arts of the Samaurl, is little different from the great warriors of the Caucasian na tions who are seeking to end the chance of hostilities. While In New York, he said: "I think the International arbitra tion treaties between the United States and England, and the United States and France are very good things. Such a treaty would also b good for Japan." Then he added. In response to tho message from President Taft deliver ed by Secretary Hale: "Happiness is the realization of our (Continued on Page Fourteen.) IN CONGRESS TODAY SENATE. Conferees meet on tho wool bill. Conferees named on the free list bill. Senate Interstate Commerce Commute will give hearings on trust question. Loilmer hearing proceeds. Warm discussion on cotton bill In tha Senate. HOUSE. After a flerv debate the House author ized the appointment of an aialstant enrolling clerk. Representative Hardwick of Georgia presented a resolution from the Rule Committee, to take up tha Day por trait report, but action was postponed br n roll call for a auoruin. The Investigation of the Dr. Wiley Charges was resumtd. The Rules Committee postponed until the next session consideration of a resolution to Invetlgate the money trust Similar action waa taken on a resolu tion to investigate the Ellis Immigra tion station. The Rules Committee will report a res olution to consider District bills la tne House. . .... The Sugar Committee continued its In vestigation. White House Callers. SENATORS. Cullom. III. Curtis. Kan. Guggenheim. Col. Smith, Mich. McLean, uonn. t R EPRESENTATIVES. Pepper, Iowa. Borland, Mo. Howard. Ga. Dwlght. N. Y. Rellley. Conn. Moon. Pa, Sells, Tenn. Bingham, Pa. Lewis, Md. IF YOU WERE SHOPPING THIS MORNING SEE PAGE 2 "