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tJ V Last Edition Fair Tonight and Thursday. WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 16, 1911 Sixteen Pages PKIOE ONE CENT. NUMBER 7177. Yesterday's Circulation, 53,324 MIXUP IN PUNS fiTW fflnTrmitfmr filrmM r - " - T LONDON MARKET NEAR SWEDE 0VERB1CSTR1KE PROBERS AGHAST AS DR. WILEY LAYS BARE PLOT FACTS Hqarers, Astounded, Listen in Dead Silence as He Tells of Years of Rebuffs. Dr. Wiley Appearing in Own Defense Pope Pius Much Improved; Receives Callers. B ROME, Aug. 16. Pope Pins was so much improved today that his physicians permitted him to receive several callers. The Pontiff declared that he trill soon take up his -work again. 0 WISE Unnoticed Restriction in Line of Structure Stops Work. PRESENT PLANS ARE NOT IN RIGHT SCALE Thirty Feet Difference May Com pel Readjustment of All So Far Done. A big mlxup In tho plana for the pcoposcd $250,000 Normal Training School building for Eleventh and Harvard streets northwest has oc curred, and to aettlo the affair the District corporation counsel, B. II. Thomas, has boon called into con sultation. Construction work Is hold up pending a decision. Plans for the big training school for Washington teachors call for a building which will cover the en tire plat of ground recently pur chased by the District government for a site for the building. It has been discovered, slnco the plans wore completed and actual excavation work was begun, that a clause In the deed stipulates that the build ing cannot extend within thirty feet of the building line. Hope to Alter Deed. The proposition at, It now Btands 1b this: The District has plans for a build ing that cannot be erected on the site available for that purpofee becauoe of lack of space. Unless the corporation counsel decides that the stipulation in the deed will not hold good In the case of District property, the existing plana must be destroyed, and others, calling for a smaller building, bo drawn. Snowden Ashford, municipal architect, who drew the plans; Corporation Coun sel Thomas, Alonzo Tweedale, District (tuditor, and Capt. Mark Brooke, act ing engineer commissioner, have beon In consultation all mornine In un effort to straighten out the tanyie. Tho fctipuiation in the deed requiring the building to be Sft back at least thirty feet from the building line wis not discovered by the District official until after protests from propertyown ers in Eleventh street had been tiled with the Commissioners. Catch Clause There. An examination was made of the deed which transferred the .site to the Dis trict, and the little stipulation clause, which is in so many of the deeds of lit. Pleasant and Columbia Heights pioperty, was Included In this one. C apt Mark Brooke hald this after noon it is only a question of settling the title to the thirty-foot strip of land which the derd says 13 unavailable for building purposes " e have not gone thoroughly Into the matter," he said, "and have not yet received an opinion from the corpora tion counsel." Mr Thomas, the counsel, says he will not be able to render an opinion for several das Municipal Architect Ashford says the plans for the school were drawn before any knowledge of the building restric tions line was had. The Board of Education has not yet officially taken any steps In the matter. Disturbed Slumbers Cause of Garage Suit Dkturbed slumbers of Representatives Frank P. Ourrln and C II. Burke, from automobile nolres until 4 o'oloik a m., are complaints made tcday in an In junction suit filed by Proprietor A II lard W. Brown, of the Dcuev Hotel, acalnst the District Tixlcab Corrpanv, occupying premises Lack of the hotel, at ir.37 Stanton allev northwest. Both Representatives filed affidavits with the suit that thev are kept awake often by noises, odor and curses emanat ing from the garage. This afternoon Attornevs Blrr.ej & Woodard, representing Mr. Brown, se cured a rule from Justice Barnard re (iiiirlng the taxlcab corapinv to show cause whv a temporary injunction sho Id not ba granted. Death of Mother-in-Law Calls Stimson Away Secretarv of War Stimson, who had Just returned from Panama, Porto RIfi and Cuba, left Washington again this morning because of the death of his mother-in-law. Mrs. Elisabeth W hlte, in New Haven. Ha will return Friday. WEATHER REPORT FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT. Fair tonight and Thursday; not much change in temperature. TEMPERATURES. V S. BUREAU. I AFFLECK'S. 8 a. m 74 I S a. in S a m TG 30 a. m 79 11 a. m Si 12 noon SJ 1 p. m S6 2 p. m ss 9 a m 8i; 10 a. m K 11 a. n 90 12 noon 94 1 p. m 97 2 p. m 93 TIDE TABLE. Today-High tide. 12:06 a. m. and 12:23 p. m.. low tide, fi-41 a. m. and 6:41 p. m. Tomorrow High tide. 12:56 a. m. and 1.18 p. m.; low tide. 7:39 a. m. and 7:31 p. m. , SUN TABLE. Sua rtiM. 1-J2 I Bun set 6:63 PRESDENTS WOOL LIKELY TO BE MODIFIED Document Is Executive's ' Defense of His Tariff Policy. President Taft will not send hl veto messago on wool to Congress before to morrow. He may not even send It un til IVldav. The message Is ready, and has been for several days, but It may be slightly modified. At present it Is a complete defense of the policy of holding up all' further tariff revision until tho Tariff Board reports. This is tho plea the President will make to Congress and the defense he will make to the country. He will an swor the charge that reciprocity was proposed with the benefit of the Tariff Board Investigation by declaring that the Tariff Board did make a report upon which reciprocity was based. Tho President will go Into the whole Issue of tariff revision He will tell Congress that the business of the coun try should be protected from constant agitation over revision of the tariff, and that the process of Increasing or low etlng duties chould bo scientific. The wool veto message will bo the basis for any other vetoes which may go to the extra session bearing upon the tariff. Should it be necessary for the President to disapprove of the free list, the cotton, the sugar, or the steel bills, he will simply reiterate the argu ment used in the mes.sage, which Is to ijo to Congress tomorrow or next day. On account of tho delay in sending the wool bill to the White House, tho President did not take it up in its amended form until late in the day. He knew, however, what it contained, and dlu not find it necessary to await the meaMire itself before preparing his veto message. Citizens in Protest On Station Removal A big delegation from the Columbia Heights Citizens' Association vlsltei First Assistant Postmaster General Charles P. Grandfleld at noon today and registered a vigorous protest against the removal of the substation at Four teenth street and Park road. In the new plan of city division the Postmaster General had decreed that the substation be abolished entirely. Citizens of Mt. Pleasant cannot see it that way. Mr. Grandfleld gave them little satisfaction, but agreed to make a thorough Investigation. "It Is true," said Judge J. S. Bundy, one of the spokesmen, "that the pres ent substation is not fit for that pur pose. But Fourteenth street is rapidly becoming a business center, and If you take that station away it will disappoint 15.000 citizens. We trust ;ou will mov2 carefully m the matter." Mr. Grandfleld told them they wera "taking time by the forelock." "Nothing has been decided upon yet," he said. "There are only five boxes rented at that station, and the people do not go there for their mall. If It Is abolished or moved we promise you better service than you have now. , Wo bhall consider the matter carefully be fore anything Is done." In the dult gallon were W. H. Saunrl ers, Peter J. Nee, J. J. Walsh, M. J. Kane. Judge J. S. Bundy, Dr. W. H. Atkinson, Dr. L. J. Battle, Dr. J. K. P. Gleason. B. F. Gibbs, H. J. Clark, W. B. Todd, and Thomas Morgan. Two-Year-Old Calls At the White House The youngest caller President Taft has had in a long time paid his respects to the Executive this morning, and went away with a kiss and a flower. This visitor was Elwell Mathers, of the Burlington apartment house, and the very young but very waim friend of Representative Austin. Mr. Austin chaperoned the two-ycat-old to tho White House, and made the formal in troduction. Mr. Taft was delighted, and said so. He kissed the boy, gave huh a rose and signed his name In an auto graph album opposite the signature of Admiral Togo. Representative Madison presented the President today with a banner of silk on which was Inscribed "Kansas Semi centennial, 1912, Hutchinson." More Invitations poiied in upon the President today. Eight cities bid for the presence of the Executive on the Western trip or later. These invita tions came from Tacomv Wash.; Osh kosh. Mich.; Aberdeen, S. Dak.; Seattle Wabh.; Houston, Tex.; San Francisco, and Pontlac, Mich. Cotton Bill Taken Up For Debate in Senate The cotton bill was taken up early in the Senate today. Senator Cum mins said several Senators were not prepared to vote on his steel amend ment. He inquired of Senator Martin how the Democrats felt on the sub ject. Senator Martin replied that the Demo crats desired to hold a conference to day. It was essential, ho said, to reach a conclusion before voting. Senator Overman then outlined his views on tho cotton bill. He was keeping faith with the Democratic platform and policy he said. The bill was hastily prepared, and there should have been further hear ings, he said. I Two Slight Failures and Rumors of American Dissensions. MANY FIRMS ARE REPORTED AS SHAKY Fear of Tie-up of All Railroads and Spreading Influenqe the Cause. Developments Today in England's Great Strike. Amalgamated Hallway Employes' Association to strike tonight, tying up nil transportation and nearly every line of industry In all England. LONDON Thirty thousand dock ers refuse to return'to work, although demands granted, un til carters and dockworkers formerly employed nre rein stated. Carters aud porters employed by Individual firms on strike, and strike of women factory work ers is spreading. LIVERPOOL Twenty thousand dock workers locked out; 10, 000 teamsters Idle; troops con tinually fighting rioters. Total men on strike various cities throughout England and ScoUund, 200,000. LONDON, Aug. 16. The fears of a general strike not only on all of the railways, but including all trades, coupled with rumors of dis sensions among the big American financiers, caused a semi-panicky feeling on the stock exchange today. Two failures were announced in the early hours, but they were com paratively unimportant. Rumors that other firms were in trouble, however, added to the feeling, and It was generally admitted if the strike situation Is not clarified within the next twenty-four hours real trouble must follow. Uproar in Commons. Uproar bordering on pandemonium broke oik in the house of commons today when Home Secretary Churchill appeared Labor members began shouting questions at the secretary demanding to know why the police had been allowed brutally to club women and children In the streets of Liverpool. George Lanlburv shouted at Church Ill demanding an Inquiry Into the government's methods. Churchill re fused, saying he would do nothing until order was restored. Calls Them Bloodthirsty. Lanlbury then, waving his clenched fist at the cabinet officer, thundered: "I do not know whether you want the people's blood or not, but I never knew of such a bloodthirsty lot as those who beat down defenseless women and chil dren In the streets of a great city." Tho late afternoon brought no change In the strike situation. Numerous con ferences were still In progress, but all union railway employes throughout Great Britain were ready to leave their posts. Last Minute News Told in Brief RULING BY COMPTROLLER. 'Ina decision the Comptroller of the Treasury held that civilian employes of the Government who had been or dered to Texas with the army during the recent maneuvers are not entitled to expenses while there. It Is the Comptroller's opinion that they were on duty while In Texas and not travel ing. FOR CONTEMPT INQUIRY. An Investigation of the punishment for contempt of court, as exemplified In tho recent Gompers-Morrison-MItchell labor case, will be undertaken by the House Committee on Judiciary. PUBLICITY BILL PASSES. The Senate adopted the conference re port on the campaign publicity bill. The report embodies a drastic publicity measure which applies alike to prim aries and general elections of Senators and members of the House. It Is ex pected the bill will be promptly signed by the President and will noon, be, a I l u jde y (PRii V r Jc5 let ' ATWOOD FLIES TO PETTSSVILLE, OHIO, Aviator Comes Down on Ac count of Lack of Fuel Re sumes This Afternoon. PETTISVILLE. Ohio, Auk. 16. Aviator Atwood came to earth here this morn ing shortly after 10 o'clock, and plans to leave here this afternoon for Toledo, thirty-seven miles away. At the time he alighted here-he -bod been In the air little more than two hours, having left Elkhart, Ind., at 8:03 o'clock this morning. The young aviator landed in a field near here. Those who saw him volplane nearer and nearer the ground believed that he might have had an accident, and rushed out to meet him. Nothing more serious than the ex haustion of his fuel supply nad stopped him. He was placed In an automobile and hurried to the city. Makes Pretty Start. Atwood made as pretty a start from Elkhart as he ever made In any of his flights. He left the driving park under the most favorable of conditions and heading east over the tracks of the Lake Shore rallruad, sent his machine up to a moderate altitude. Twenty-three minutes later he was sighted over Goshen, Ind., but did not stop there, passing that place at a speed of about thirty-six miles an hour. Twenty-nve miles from his start ing point a distance covered in thirty-seven minutes, he passed above Ligonler, Ind., and by the time he had covered the five miles between there and Wawaka, Ind., he had thirty miles of his Journey behind him and had consumed only forty minutes of his time. Kendallvllle, Waterloo and Butler, Ind., all flew under him, before he drifted over the State line at 9:38. Preparations for Start, Atwood spent most of last night with his mechanicians at Elkhart, determined that everything should be In the best possible shape should he encounter the difficult air currents which yesterday held down the time of his flights from Chicago, to an average of forty-four miles an hour. Atwood arose early at Elkhart, where he spent the nignt, to watch his (Continued on Fourth Page.) law. The House Is expected to adopt the report without delay. PROBE COMMITTEE NAMED. The subcommittee to Investigate the election of Senator Stephenson of Wis consin will comprise Sen ra Heyburn (chairman), Sutherland, Bradley, Payn ter, and Pomerene. They were chosen by Chairman Dillingham of the Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections. CONDITIONS IN PANAMA. An investigation of labor conditions In the Panama canal zone Is proposed In a resolution Introduced In the House today by Representative Wilson (Dem. Pa.), chairman of the House Commit tee on Labor. TO MEET, MONDAY. A meeting of the National Monetary Commission is called for next Mon day. Plans will be discussed for con cluding: the work of the body. The preparation of a report will also be considered. ONHISTRIPTOEAST W A Y I Zh? A --f v x ""J ISK. VWIkC N ,1X7 2rif - Ti l VA . . . IMt rilKATMt. ' BEATTIE TRIAL iY T Expected Death in Family of Trial Judge May Postpone Hearing. By JAMES E. BREADY. RICHMOND. Va.. Aug. 16. The prob able fatal Illness ot V. T. Tlnsley, father-in-law of Jude Walter A, Wat son. Is causing speculation today on the possibility of delav of the Bcattle trial. The defense Is expected to renew Its pleu of another week from the coming Monday or possibly two weeks from that day, but outside of the complica tions resulting from Mr. Tinsley's ill ness and prospective death Judge Wat son is opposed to any delay. Judging by the eagerness of the men summoned as grand Jurors to serve, tho yeoman of Chesterfield county are like ly to be eager to get on the Seattle trial Jury. Some will fancy the Noto riety which will accrue to them, and others wish to hear the case and see Henry Clay Beattle. Jr., and Bculah Blnford. It will be the only way the farmers of the county will be able to get Into the courtroom. These facte may make it likely that a jury will be secured In less time than Is general! expected. The prosecution has given Sheriff Gill summonses for fifty-four witnesses. The defense has not acted et. CONFERENCE REPORT. Senator La Folletto this afternoon submitted the conference report on the free list bill to tho Senate. This re port was in favor of a partial agree ment with the House, and for a dis agreement on certain Items. Both houses agreed to free binders and free boots and shoes. They disagreed chiefly on the question of free lemons, and on the Kern amendment which limits free meats and flour to importations from Canada. HERDIC BILL PASSED. Senator Oliver called up In the Senate the bill to confer upon the District Com missioners authority to regulate the operation and equipment of the vehi cles of the Metropolitan Coach Com pany. This Is a bill for regulation of the herdlc line which was favorably re ported yesterday from the District com mittee. The Senate passed the bill with out objection. It will take effect Jan- L i MONDAY EXPLAINS HOW WERE V- i i. J i"--iwi . Jrw 5 Commissioner Likes Traffic Regu lations He Found in Ger man Cities. Police and traffic regulations in Ber lin and Hamburg look like the rea' thing to Commissioner Rudolph. He came Into his office this morning, after a Ave weeks' trip abroad. Just bubbling over with enthusiasm for the way In which the police of Germany handle the trainee in tbe "stresses." Then, too, he made a discovery. He found that his old flame, the tyU pin ordinance, which was received coldly by the Board of Commissioners, Is In vogue abioad. After the Commissioner gets through with the estimates or the District government for the coming year, he's going to try to run In a few traffic im provements along approved German lines On his trip he was accompanied by Mrs. Rudolph and his nle'-e. Miss Alnfj A. Summers, ot .Baltimore, mey m from New York for Hamburg July &. After visiting the cities of Berlin, Letp sic, Dresden, Munich, and Marburg, tho birthnlnce nf his father and mother. they sailed from Bremen August S, ar riving in New York yesterday. While In Berlin and Hamburg, the Commissioner investigated the methods of municipal government and found tnat In Berlin the policeman at the intersec tion of crowded thoroughfares, at In tervals, halt the traffic going east and west, in order to allow. the traffic north and south an uninterrupted path. Thi north and south bound traffic then is held up for a moment which permits a clear passage east and west. Senate and House Get Ready for Compromise Subcommittees of the Senate and House Committees on Terntorties, head ed by Senator Smith and Representative Flood, will hold a conference this after noon on the statehood situation. They will endeavor to reach an agree ment on a measure for the admission of Arizona and New Mexico which can be passed by Congress at this session and be signed by the President. This will necessarily mean some measure which eliminates the recall of judges from the Arizona constitution. ... Senator Smith already has Introduced such a measure In the Senate. WHITE HOUSE CALLERS SENATORS. Guggenheim, Colo. Gamble. S. D. Penrose, Penn. Percy, Miss. Brown. Nebraska. R EPRESENTATIVES. Fosb. Illinois. Hanna, N. D. Swltzer. Ohio. Jacoway. Ark. Davis, Wisconsin. Madison. Kas, Rouse. Kentucky. Thietlewood, 111. Cullop, Indiana. Kopp, Wisconsin. Cooper. Wisconsin Doderbcry, Ga. Austin. Tenn. Eortholdt, Mo. Roberts. Nev. Warburton, Wash. Hill. Mass. Weeks, Mass. Dwltrht. N. Y. Lanaley. Ky. Land. Mich. . I s R UDOLPH I HIS HANDS GRADUALLY TIED By JUDSON C. WELLIVER. Dr. Harvey W. Wiley occupied the witness stand for two houra today before the Moss Committee oa Ex penditures in the Department of Agriculture. Among other startling bits of his testimony were: Dr. Wiley's statement that he re garded Dr. Dunlap, the "associate chemist," as his superior in author ity and position, because of the man ner in which he had been directed by Secretary Wilson to provide Dr. Dunlap with quarters, facilities, etc., and of a letter from the Secretary informing Dr. Wiley that Dr. Dun lap would "overlook" the work of the Bureau of Chemistry. Testimony, which caused a real sensation, to the effect that, as Dr. Wiley grimly stated it, "I seldom get a vote on the food and drug board. As presiding officer I get no vote unless the other two members, who together make up a majority. disagree. They never disagree." Tells- Danger of Alum. "Alum." said Dr. Wiley, "used in foods, especially in bauins powders. Is responsible for the wide prevalence of conciliation, a. serious derangement in this country. I considered lis use a seri ous menace to public health and wanted it stopped petiUimr investigation by the referee hoard (the Rcmsen board). But tho foM and drug bo.ird declinea to follow the suggestion, and the use of alum is permitted, pending the conclu sion of that board's investigations." Dr Wilev caused the leal sensation of the dav when he told for the first time, the full facts concerning the ap pearance of thi letter that was chiefly relied upon by the personnel beard lr. making up its case for the dismissal of Wiley. Persons in the committee room fairly held their breath in amazement as tKo details of this plot were brought out. The big committee room was crowded to its capiclty long before the hearing opened, and a large majority of those present were women; nearl all of them, wives and mothers. There vns no ap plause; everybody was too Intent upon catching every word uttered. Dr. Wiley was so much affected that he had difficulty controlling his voice when hi began talking. When he told about the long years of his fight to get national pure food legislation, of the bitter opposition to which he was sub jected, of final success and then of the practical nullification of the law by administrative actions which took away all hl3 powers while leaving him in the same nominal position, his voice broke, he could not be heard, and It looked onoe or twice as if he would find it difficult to proceed. The whole hearing was one succession of revelations of 'details of the long conspiracy to suppress Wiley and Wiley ideals In connection with the enforce ment of the pure food law One of the most effective touches was when Dr. Wiley told of trying to get the food and drug board, composed of himself, Dunlap and McCab. to discountenance the use of sulphur dioxide. Overruled Him. The board's majority, Dunlap and McCabe, overruled him. So positive was he that this Involved a grave threat to the national health, that he wrote a let ter to Secretary Wilson, stating the case, and begging the privilege of an appeal. To this letter Secretary Wilson never even vouchsafed an answer. Of all the day's revelations, the one which made the deepest impression came near the close. Dr. Wiley was brought up to the Incident of Dr. H. II. Itusby's employment, and asked to ex plain It. The explanation developed that on January 23 last Dr. Rusby wrote to Wiley a letter which he did not mail. This letter, however, was Included In Rusby's flies concerning the matter ot his employment. When the personnel board fet about organizing its plot to get rid of Wiley. It called on Rusby for all his papers, letters, etc.. In connec tion with the matter. This unsigned and unsent letter was (Continued on Ninth Page.) IN CONGRESS TODAY SENATE. Senate Democrats in caucus are strong ly In favor of passing a cotton bill before adjournment. The campaign publicity bill conference report is adopted. HOUSE. Tho House resumed debate on the bill to Improve the Black Warrior river, in Alabama. ' I The Committee on Territories appoint ed a subcommittee to consider the President's veto of the Arizona and New Mexico Statehood bill. The Committee on Expenditures iv the Department of Agriculture continued its hearings oa the Wlley-McCaba controversy. The Judiciary Committee decided to be gin hearings December 7 on Chairman Clayton's bill to amend the laws re lating to coalempi ot court. If i