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mgtallrw Last Edition Fair Tonight; Satur day Probably Rain. NtHMJBEB 7557. Yesterday's Circulation, 47,050 WASHINGTON, FRIDAY EVBiNTtfG-, AUGUST 30, 1912. Sixteen Pages PRICE ONE CENT. STANDARD OIL L Expires Suddenly on Train Diplomats in Latin-American Rows PRESIDENT IS SAYS ROOSEVELT MORE MARINES BE! RUSHED TO NICARAGUA WULI 1 Y W S umwatBfiiMm2jtmmmj ARREST )&MBK!bKIBt 2mmicmmmmmmm WfZMMMmmmmmmmmmUmmmMMmmmt "Jmmmmwt , A Candidate Declares Trust Would Have Either Taft Or Wilson Elected. DECLARES COMPANY "OWNS" PENROSE Vermont Audience Enthusiastic In Their Cheers For Progres sive Candidate. ST, ALBANS, Vt Aug. 30. A sharp attack on Senator Penrose and John D. Archbold for their charges against him in relation to the 1904 campaign contribution of the Stan dard OIil was made here today by Colonel uoosevelt on his second day In Vermojnt. The colonel, speaking to a throng of B.OOJ in the public square, warned Vernvntors that Standard Oil Is trying to get either Taft or WU'jun elected, considering them "safer" than Roosevelt. "The OH trust would own the White House if it could," said Roose velt "It already owns Senator Pen rose and other statesmen of his type. It owns Democrats as well as Republicans. It wants to own all the people, and will como pretty near making It uncomfortable for everybody if a stop is not put to its manipulation." Vermont To "Help." The colonel exprossed the belief that Vermont Is going to "help" put the crooked corporations where they belong. "They pro afraid of me, because thoy know I can't bo bought," ho sald-aavi agely. "I'll give them a fair deal, but nothing more, They know It. I feci that Ver mont Is In sympathy with my fight." "You bet we are," came a chorus of voices. "Good, we aro going to put this flght through," rejoined the colonel. "You're going to be the next President all right," cried out an auditor. Candidates Pledge. At this a tremendous cheer went up. Roosevelt grinned amicably. "If I get in the White House you'll find a different order of things," he pro mised. Colonel Roosevelt announced his Inton tlon of adhering to the line of speech making of yesterday In attacking Pen rose, Archbold, the Standard Oil, and "the boss-ridden machines." He Is appealing to Vermont to follow the example of Its people In 1856, when they broke away from the old Whig party and aligned themselves with Abraham Lincoln with the newly-organized Republican party. "Do as your forefathers did," la Roosevelt's appeal. "Tear away the old party fetters. Move along with the Pro gressive party." Makes Eight Speeches . Declaring that the machine Republi cans of the present day caro more for defeating him than for electing their own ticket, and asserting that "they never did care for Mr. Taft except as ft means of beating me," Colonel Roose velt made the concluding speech of his first day In Vermont "hero last night, having covered 160 miles by automobile and having made eight speeches during the day. The crowds that listened to the former President were visibly Impressed. His arraignment of Senator Penrose of Pennsylvania was particularly ap plauded. The colonel said he had met James R. Garfield, who was a member of his cab inet, and who had told him that at the time the Standard Oil contribution was supposed to have been made tho Government had been Investigating the oil company for eighteen months. Tho suit was brought, he said, and the re sult "at It was to show that whether or not the oil corporation did contribute. It had no Influence with his administra tion. Colonel Roosevelt prophesied the pass ing of the Republican party and referred to President Taft "as the last of the reactionaries." "I want to say to you," he added, "that there's only one iay to support (Continued on Sixth Page.) WEATHER REPORT. tunu.ibi uii run Diavmcr. Fair tonight. Saturday Increasing cloudiness and warmer, probably fol lowed by showers by night. TEMPERATURES. U S. BUREAU AFFLECK'S. 8 a. m 62 9 a. m 67 10 a. m 73 11 a. m 74 12 Noon 71 1 p. m 72 2 p. m 73 8 a. m 70 9 a. m 73 10 a. m 72 11 a. m 77 12 Noon 80 1 p. m S3 2 p. m 86 TIDE TABLE. Today High tide. 9:35 a. m. and 9:52 p. m. Low tide, 3:13 a. m. and 3:57 p. m. Tomorrow High tide, 10.12 a m. and 10.29 p. m. Low tide, 4:20 a. m. and 4.23 p. m. SUN TABLE. 4tisea 5.26 I Seta.. .6:35 liJHHiHHHnEKAMMv. 'HHHflRPIBIIHiHH mmMtKBmSrSrWm M4mmmmmWmmm !yH i KSvt?i4:-', TpBzL.. rm fi v. m. smmmmmmm mmmmmmmw -mji vm w'h'ymfmmmmmmmmiA. ,. .VaVSVaVAVBl MRS. H. H. Widow of Standard Oil Magnate Passes E Mrs. H. H. Rpgers Passes Away While En Route To New Hampshire. NEW YORK, Aug. 30. The sudden death of Mrs. H. H. Rogers, widow of the noted Standard Oil magnate, on a dining car en route from Bretton Woods, N. H., to this city was report ed to the coroner's office today by Dr. McCloud, of the Now York Central sys tem. Mrs. Rogers was returning from a stay In the woods to her home at 3 East Seventy-eighth street, this city. Her son. Captain Rogers, was notified. Mrs. Rogers, representatives of the family stated, had been ill ever since the death of her husband. She went to Bretton Woods In the hope of getting better but Instead became worse and the doctors ordered her back to this city. She left last night In the Bar Harbor special over the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad and died In the car Sunset shortly before the train reacrcd this city. Mrs. Rogers was accompanied by two trained nurses and as soon as the per mission of the authorities was obtained her bodv was taken to her city homo here. She was fifty-three years old. MOTORIST KILLED ON WAY TO RACES Sales Manager Meets Instant Death When Car Turns Turtle. CHICAGO, Aug. 30.-rJ. R. Balllnger, aged twenty-five, sales manager for tho Chicago branch of tho Stromber Motor Devices Company, was Instantly killed, and his brother, Leon, was seri ously hurt when the machine In which they were riding to the Elgin races skidded and turned turtle at Bartlett, III., a Chicago suburb, today. Balllnger was one of the official scorers last year. Balllnger was driving the Lozler In which Ralph Mulford won the 1910 Elgin Classic. The bursting of a front tire while the machine was traveling at a high rate of speed was the direct cause of the accident. STEPHENSON NOT DYING IN WOODS KSCANABA, Mich., Aug. SO. A mes sage received today from Watson states that the illness of Senator Stephenson of Wisconsin has been greatly exaggerated and that his condition is not critical. The Senator Is suffering from a bad cold and stomach trouble, according to this message, and expects to continue his Ashlngtrlp along the Escanaba river. The message denies that the Senator has any heart attack. WIDOW OF OFFICER NOIL CORPORATION FIRES TRAIN ROGERS. Away While Eating in Dining Car. MIENS FOR GOVERNMENT MEN ORDERED QUASHFD No Action Will Be Tal'en Against Men Accused Of Falsifying Vouchers. Indictments returned several months ago against former employes of tho division of drainage Investigation of the Department of Agriculture for certify ing to alleged false vouchers against tho United States, were quashed today by Justice Gould, of tho District Supremo Court, at the request of Assistant Uni ted States Attorney James M. Proctor. The Indictments In question wcro against Charles G. Elliott, former chief of the division of drainage Investiga tion; Allanson D. Morehouse, assistant to Mr. Elliott; Frank E. Singleton, an accountant, and Ray P. Teele, another accountant, formerly In Mr. Elliott's division, but now with the Census Bu reau. Violation of section 5138 of tho Revised Statutes, as amended bv the act ap proved May 30, 190S, was charged in the Indictments, which covered 197 typewrit ten pages. Accusations against tho men resulted from alleged Iregularitlea In connec tion with the use of money appropriat ed by Congress for the Department of Agriculture for the lineal year 1910, for work dc.no In 1909 without wanant ol law. Tho charge was made that they borrowed money to nay for the notk In 1909, and then placed the names of tho parties from whom the money was ob tained on the pay rolls In 1910 In order that thoy might be repaid. Derived No Benefit. No allegation was made that any of the Indicted men derived any financial benefit from the transaction. In fact, it was admitted by the Government prosecutors that the violation In any event was only technical. The Secretary of Agrlculturo sum marily dlrmlssed Elliott and Morehouse and suspended Singleton on February "J, and soon afterwards the papers In tho case were forwarded to the Attorney General, who, In turn, submitted them to United States Attorney Clarence R. Wilson. Assistant United BtaU's Attorney Reg inald S. Huidokoper took charge of the Investigation on Febtuary 10, and pre sented the evldenco to the grand jury hat resulted In the Indictments being returned. The case was referred to the District Attorney's office as a climax of the charges and counter charges during the first two weeks In February In con nection with the Congressional Investi gation of allegations that Government reports oiu tho Florida Everglades had been suppressed hy the Department of Agriculture. It was claimed that Mr. Elliott was the author of A certain ro port that had bsen withheld by direct orders from Secretary Wilson Prosecution Denied. J. O. Wright, formerly connected with the department, but now em ployed in Florida, made the original charges against tho four men Indicted. His accusations were directed particu larly against Elliott, Morehouse and Singleton, but the Inquiry Involved Teele. Counsel for the Indicted men had per sistently urged a spetdy trial, declar ing that a great Injustice had been done their clients, but Justice Barnard denied the motions. American Guns Control Situ ation Along Coast. "EVERYTHING QUIET," IS LATEST WORD Denial Is Made That Fifty Marines Were Killed and Wounded. Muzzlos of American rifles and ar tillery aro being faced by Nlcaraguan robels today in all principal ports of tho turbulent republic. Tho American troops aro in complete control. This was tho reassuring news in dispatches rccoived today from naval commanders , In Nicaragua. Presi dent Taft was advised by tho Stato Dopartment of tho hopeful outlook. Interior Nlcaraguan cities, how over, aro still in control of tho rov- lutlonlsts, It Is reported. Managua, the capital; Corlnto and Leon, tho principal cities, aro reported quiet Tho rebels have withdrawn from Co rlnto, it is stated, but aro still operating along tho railroad between Managua and Corlnto. More Maines On Way. Approximately 1,000 bluejackets are scattered today from tho capital to Corlnto. About 1,000 more will be on the ground early next week. The cruiser California In en route today to Panama to take on about 800 marines from the transport Prairie, upon tho latter's arrival at Panama from Phil adelphia. Another detachment, of. marines la due at Corlnto late next week on board the cruiser Cleveland, which sails September 1 from tho Maro Island Navy Yard, California. The gunboat Vlcksburg Ib alio headed tuward Nicaragua, from Guayaquil, Ecuador. Some fear for the Vlcksburg's safety was had by a report that she was disabled. The only damage re ported, however, was a broken propeller blade. Re-cstabllshment of communication Is the Initial endeavor of tho American soldiers. Railroad and telegraph lines aro being repaired, and the cruiser Dcnvor is stationed at San Juan del Sur, tho Nlcaraguan cable station. The cruiser will relay messages from Corln to, breaking the "news blockade" of tho rebels, which even prevented Am erican Minister Weltzel from com municating with tho Stato Department for several days. British Act. The British government today took official cognizance of the rebellion In Nlcttraguu. Tho British vice consul at Matagalpa, through the British consul at Managua, transmitted tho following telegram to United States Minister Weltzel: "The present local authorities aro do Ing all In their power to guarantee life and property, but tho circumstances aro very difficult. Certain elements, who are well known for their rancor, hostility and Idlocsyncracy have frequently ex pressed evil IntcnUons against foreign ers. Should this element gain control of the revolution in the neighborhood of Matagalpa, I believe tho lives and prop erty of his British majesty's subjects would be endangered." The British foreign office at London has also been informed of tho chaotic conditions in Nicaragua, but, up to a late hour this afternoon, had made no representations to this Government. The State Department here Is prepared to reply to any representations which (Continued on Second Pago.) MOTHER ARRESTED FOR KNIFING SON Boy's Language Led Her Hurl Weapon, Is Charge. To PASSAIC, N. J., Aug. 30. With a wound In his right lung, Inflicted by his mother, who hurled a carving knife when he became abusive, Frank Garvey, sixteen years' old, of Lakevlew, Is In a dangerous condition In the Paterson General Hospital. His mother was ar rested by' the Paterson pollco, but pa roled until this morning. Garvoy has been Idle all summer. As he was leaving her smull grocery store his mother asked him to find work instead of spending his time loafing. She accused him of gambling and going with a bad gang. He became angered and answered her sharply. A quarrel followed and It Is alleged Garvey swore at her. His mother picked a knife from the counter and hurled It at him as ho rushed from tho storey Garvey pulled the knife from his back, leaving a wound about an Inch wide along tho tight shoulder blade. He collapsed as his mother, who became hysterical, ran Into the street crying for help. At the hospital It was said the knife had pierced the lung tissues and the wound is a serious cue. l kmmlSBBkWBsSmmmmmm kWmmmmmmPmmWitm mlmmmmWbimmmt-i M mkmPl ROW WITH NATIONS WmWmmmmmWmWd'Amm -v.priVAJ T"r Minister to Panama. MRS. ALLEN FAILS TO FIGHT CASE IN COURT Heiress Accused of Fraud For feits $5 Col lateral. Instcd of making tho "fight to Jhe finish." , of which she boasted several weeks ago, when arrested on a charge of "larcenv by trick" of a $1$ vanity set, Mrs. Mary Hume Collins Alio, reputed heiress to a $10,000 fortune, failed to put In an appearance In the United States branch of the Police Court today, and forfeited 5 rather than face the charge. Young Mrs. Allen, when arrested on a warrant sworn out at tho instigation of Milton Baer, the Gcorgetpwn jeweler, from whom she Is alleged to have ob tained the vanity Bot fraudulently, was released on the deposit of $25 as collat eral for her appearance In the Police Court on the day set for the trial. Fol lowing a conference jn tne oiuce or As sistant District Attorney S. McComas Hawken a few minutes prldr to the time set for the trial of the caso today. At torney John Doyle Carmody, counsel for the reputed heiress, reached an agree ment with the prosecution whereby tho young woman was given the alternative of forfeiting a small fine or facing the charge. Up to the time when Assistant Dis trict Attorney Hawken announced to the court that Mrs. Allen had for feited the $5 agreed upon, friends of the young women and those Interest ed In the case felt uro that she would make a fight for exoneration. Counsel for the young woman ex plained that lijs client had suffered great embarrassment through the notoriety she received In the case and was 111 as n, result.. LAKE STEAMER SUNK, IS MICHIGAN REPORT Sault Ste Marie Hears That Ste Marie Hears Lakeland Went Down. hattt.t rtr xf atitf!. Mich.. Auc. 30. According to reports reaching here to- day, the passenger steamer Lakeland, bound up from Port Huron, has sunk off Whlteflsh Point. No details of the accident have boon obtained. School Officials Will Be Paid Tomorrow Officials and clerks ot the District schools and janitors of the school build ings will be given their checks for Autrust tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock. The first of each month Is pay day among tho officials, clerks and janitors, but as the first falls on Sunday this time It was decided to pay off tomorrow In order that employes could bavo the pay for Labor Day. rhotoj by Harrli & Ewlng. HUGH S. GIBSON. Charge d'Affaircs at Havana. OF SOUTH ASSUMES SEBIOUS ASPECTS U. S. Advises? Cuba And Pan ama Our Diplomats Must Be Respected. In tho insistence upon Integrity of Governmental Ideals ,two members of tho diplomatic corps of the United States have become Involved in diffi culties In two Latin-American countries, which have assumed grave aspects. In each case this Government has lost no time In supporting the envoy, and as n result hns Bent ultimatums to Cuba and Panama. Cuba has replied to the ultimatum demanding that adequate punishment bo meted out to Enrique Maza, a news paper reporter, who assaulted Hugh a uiDson, American charge d'affaires a' Havana, by assuring the State depart ment that "justice would bo dotu, In the case." The assault was the outgrowth of tha successful efforts of Mr. Gibson to col l?cL tne cla,m f J557.0OO due Hugh Iiellly, an American contractor, who constructed tho Clcnrue?os watcrworKs Maza Is now out on ball in the sum of $50o. The Cuban people of the radical type have been Inflamed to fury by tho radical newspapers of Havana, and grave complications are threatened. Mr. Gibson In a personal telegram to Acting Secretary ot the State, Hunting ton Wilson, today Indicated that he Is unruffled by tho course of hostile events when he wired "AH serene." The Cuban press proclaim Maza as an avenger of InsultB to Cuba, and laud his "gallant conduct." The newspa pers for the most nart. demand that Mr. Gibson be recalled. Such action Is not even contemplated bv this Government. Certain ofllclals of the State Depart ment are frank to sav that the out bursts of so-called "patriotic fury" on the part of some Cubans Iridlcates a species of unclvlllzatlon. In the case of Panama where II. Per clvnl Dolge Is United States minister, the circumstances are in many respects similar. The diplomat In view of the high-handed manner In which the po lice of Panama City treated American sailors and cltizons. demanded that tho chief of police, Quljano, and his assist ant. Captain Dclaossa, be dismissed. Mjuijana resignea ana nca tne country, i President Arosemena refuses to dismiss the latter. According to Americans In Panama, the police there hold to the theory that the only way to deal with sailors and others who become Intoxicated Is to I shoot them. in several instances Americans have been killed while cele bratlng. The most flagrant violation of humane law occurred on the night of T..1.. A tithnn nmfetnl imo.tf.on failln.a were attacked by the Panama pollco nna one man win iuueu. The action of Minister Dodge Is a di rect result of this episode. Huntington Wilson has warned tho government of Panama that control must bo exercised over the Panama police and that cruel- 4ta. nnA VivntnllHaa In whlrli Amprlonn I Knlrilpm and sailors have been subjected I njust cease He also upholds Minister retirement of Captain Delaossa. Neighbors Object To Chief Inspector's Cats Neighbors of John C. Haley, chief Inspector of tho District Health Depart ment, who charged him several weeks ago with maintaining a nuisance In 'mt he kept a cage containing twent ve cats, brought a similar charge- as . ust tho District employe again today. Tho former charge against Inspoctor Haley was dismissed. On motion of counsel for the inspector Prosecuting Attorney Schuldt. of the Police Couit. today postponed the hearing of tho case Indefinitely. Indictment Charges Him With "Planting" Of Dy- namite Charge. THREE OTHER MEN ARE SUSPECTED Suicide of Pitman First Move. To Draw Attention of Grand Jury. BOSTON, Aug, 30. William M. Wood, president of tho American Woolon Company, one of the largwt woolen manufacturers in tho Uni.ted States, and tho moat prominent fig ure in the recent big textile strike In Lawrence, was arrested on an in dictment warrant today charging him with conspiracy to plant the dynamite that was found in Law rence at tho time of tho strike for the purposo of discrediting the causo of the strikers. Detectives have been searching for Wood for two days. His attorney arranged for his appearance at the district attor ney's office today. Three Others Indicted. The arrest of Wood caused a tremen dous sensation in textile and paper busi ness circles. "Wood was the most promi nent of four men Indicted by a special Suffolk county grand jury in connection with tho planting of 'tho dynamite In Lawrence. Wood lives with his wife and threo children at Andover. His Boston offi ces at S2 Devonshlro street. The Indictment of Wood and tho thrco other men, two of whom are prominent In tho textile world, followed the sui-' clde of E. TV. Pitman, a big mill builder and an Andovor neighbor of Wood, who was also in the dynamite conspiracy, it is declared, and whose admissions to District Attorney Pelletler led to tho grand Jury Investigation. Rather than appear before the grand Jury on Tuesday, in response to a sum mons, and tell what he knew about Wood and his other friends in the con sniracv Pitman ended his life by firing a bullet into his brain. Mr. Pellltler got the Information for the indictments of "the men higher up" from Pitman and from John J. Breen, the Lawrence undertaker who was lined $500 In tho Salem court for placing the dynamite where it was found. Made Rapid Progress. Wood's rise was rapid and remarkablp His employers readily recognized hlu great e'vcutlve ability. After becoming superintendent and 'active head of sev eral mills at Lawrence, "Wood married u daughter of the man who had made a fortune out of a medicine he patented. As a witness In a civil suit last winter Wood testified that he didn't know how many automobiles he owned. The third man said to have been In. dieted with Wood and Collins is re ported to be president of a big New England mill. It Is understood that he i Is unable to appear to answer to tho reported indictment at this time, but that, through counsel, he has made ar rangements to surrender himself at the earliest opportunity. Wood was In New York when indicted, and, in response to a long-distance tele phone call from District Attorney Pel letter, expressed willingness to como back Immediately to answer the con spiracy Indictment. Denies His Guilt. After he had been released on ball Wood made the following statement: "I am greatly surprised by the action of the grand jury. I cannot conceive what Information could have been pre sented to the Jurors which In any way connected me with the So-called dynamite plot. I certainly had no con nection with It, and this fact will bo fullv established at the proper time to the satisfaction of tho public and even the district attorney. Beyond that I have nothing to say." Wood Indictment May Help Labor Leaders Held On Charges of Murder LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug 30. That the indictment in Boston of William M. Wood, head of tho American Woolen Company, for conspiracy In connection with th "planting" of dynamlto during the recent mill strike here, will have a. decided effect on the oomlng trials for murder cf the strlko leaders, Joseph J. Ettor and Alturo Glovannlttl, Mas ad mitted by friends and foes of the ac cused here today. The men have been in Jail a'Aaltlng trial on a murder charge since Januaiy 19. Their lawyers and members of tho Industrial Workers of tho Wond havu alleged thnt they have been "Jobbed." and thp: the woman for whose killing thev are lipid, Annie Loplzzo, a striker, was In reality slain by a bullet fired by a policeman in quelling the riot. Wood bus been the artlvo force behind their prosecution, and the dynamite do velopmeiitr have directed attention to the prosecutions of innocents made by the leadsrs, Their trial Is set for next month, and the prosecution had planned to show that tho riot, during which tho Loplzzo woman wns slain, was Intigr.ved by speeches mado by them. Mcuonegal Appointed. Announcement was made toduy of tho appolntriiiit of A. R McGonegal. in spector plumbing of the District, ns a member of the committee on improve- rntiuH in vanuary appliances of the American Society of Plumbing Inspec tors. ' . .