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Ute Ifltohrogtott Hme
Fair and Warmer
Last Edition
KTiaLKER 730.
Yesterday's Circulation, 43,852
Fourteen Pages
Pighting to Avert
Turkish Massacre
mum die,
.While Response Has Been
General More Can Be
Little Actress Glad of the Op
portunity to Play for
"Tickled to pieces" Is tho way Miss
Eaith Taliaferro expressed herself
yesterday afternoon immediately
upon her arrival In Washington
when she was told of the progress
that had been made with The Wash
ington Times big theater party for
tho orphans and cripple children of
"I am as Interested as the children
themselves," continued Miss Talia
ferro, "and every member of my
company is Interested, too, and I
hope It will bo a fine day, and that
every little unfortunate child In tho
city will be able to get down to tho
Columbia Theater to Beo 'Rebecca of
Sunnybrook Farm' Wednesday after
noon." Many Offer Their Aid.
Miss Julia Murdoch, who Is ar
ranging the big theater party, was
busy all day yesterday formulatlnK
plans for the big party that The
Tines la to Rive day after tomorrow,
through the courtesy of the Mer.
Klaw ami Krlungcr, Joseph llrooks.
Miss Taliaferro, and the local manage
ment of tho Columbia Theater. Iter
desk was piled high with mall from
women and Klrls who offered their
services In caring for the little pcoplo
who am to be guests on that occas
lon. So generous was the response to
Miss Murdock's uppcul, that It would
be Imposslbyo for her to accept all
tho offers thnt en me, for the lK
theater couldn t possibly accommo-
date all of the orphans and thw help- j
However, she thanks all who have
o klndlv offered their assistance, as
suring them that their Interest Is ap
preciated. Churches Asked to Help.
In addition to the multitude of chil
dren who will bo brought to tho Co
lumbia Theater on Wednesday after-
noon from the hcspitals and orphan
ages, provision will also be made for
n limited number of poor and depend- i
ent children who may not he Identl- '
lied with the several Institutions on
charitable organizations. With this I
end In lew
the co-operation of all
church organizations Is desired with
out regard to denomination
Superintendents of Sunday school.,
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teachers, and all others who might be
in a position to know of deserving child-
ren vvno aro never pcrinittcu to see me
Inside of a theater, should Immediately
SSMtH.0 Sft, of Z .
ililresses of all whom ,,,... v "'"""i "" nu lor
care of. Mr8- white after the Tennessee woman
-, transportation will gained the honor.
Itlon to comfortable William Jennings Uryan was tho I
atlon of all church!0' the " ' - In the mezzanine tloor '
and charitable organizations In order
iii me n iiii,,ni( HIII.UHI u, .n
city may bo tuken care of on this oc-
Still Room for Cars.
Owners of automobiles have respond
ed to the call In greater numbers each
succeeding day, hut It takes a great
many cars, and thero Is still room for
many more ofteia. a ride In an uuto
moblle will be us great a treat to most
of the children us going to the theater,
and Is really half the pleasure.
Two lung lines of little chlldicn will
walk from the City Orphan Asjlum at
I'ourticnth and S strcetes northwest,
down to the Columbia Theater becausu
"they are all well and strung, and
aro willing to sacrlllco an automobile
ildn for the eako ot some othtr chil
dren ho ur lesM fortunate," so sas
tbo letter received by their matron on
Raturduy. Such xacrlllcc from the chil
dren thcmt.elvet, suiely should not go
unnoticed, and every effort will be
made to have them brought to the
theater parly In cars. If possible.
Tho little children from St. John's
Orphanage, 193 V street havo all said
they are willing to walk to the Co
lumbia Theater, except live or six of
the very smallckt, whose legs are no?
long enough to keep up with the larger
Niw doesn't It seem that some auto
mobile owners ought to donate their
cars for a fow hours to bring tho poor
little cripple children down to the the
ater and back again? There are forty
little children over at the Hell Home, In
Anocostla who will not be able to get
to the thtater unless tlic niu bi ought
Into town There urn 150 child! en In tho
Industrial I ionic Bcluml. at Tenlcytown.
who ho been Invited, but who cannut
f;ot Into town, us the homo has no facll.
ties of bringing them In
There aic othei institutions In tho
edge of town whlih must be taken care
of before Miss Murdock tan call her
parly a complete nuecess. Bo she is
walling for volunteers with automobiles.
Her ear Is glued to the telephone for
volunteers. Who'll be the first to call
her tipmt tho office, of The Times?
Panama, Canal Zone, Central America,
and South America ninnt luterest'ng
now. Best reached hy Southern Hallway
through New Orleans, thence steamer
through Southern Seas Consult Agents
Id Uth it. ftUd K r It, N. W.-AdvL
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Of Turkey, Who Appealed to the Pow
ers to Act at Constantinople.
Descendants of Veterans of
Confederacy Prepare to
Elect President General.
Daughters of the Confederacy arriv
ing In Washington today to attend the
nineteenth annual convention of the so.
clcty1 and to witness the corncrstono
laylncr nf the Cntlfeiti.rnt.. muniim.t!, in
Arlington tomoiruw, Indulged In a little
political gossip soon after arrival. In.
tcicst ciutcis around the election of a
president general m 1913, when Mrs.
Livingston It. ScliuIer, of New York,
and Mrs. Ualsy McLaurln Stevens, of
Mississippi, w l,o cundldate, accord
ing to the outlook now. '
Thl year Mrs. A. II. White, nf Paris.
J enn.
the lncumbtnl. Is curtain in he I
re-elected, unless Mrs. White should '.
... . i . . . .
-- - . imum mm sue noes
"ot ,,"lre. " office again. This con-
",..""'' '" believed to he remote Mrs
' ,',e, unnMv '" bo nresent at this
"""'B n account ol illness l her
I Word was circulated In the Wlllarri
'oda'' Umt Mr- Hchujler Is a candl
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".,"', Preiwiem-y tins j ear against
?' r"' "'. a rumoi which Is without
" omnvirr wus a canniuaie '
ugulnst Mrs. White at Richmond Inst
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of the Wlllard today. Mr Bryan de
livers too auurcss at the cornerstone
laving tomorrow and he came to head-
quarters to confer with Mrs. Marlon
Butler, president of the District dlvlnlnn
J.'. D. C. and director of arrangements
or ine Arlington program,
the women knew Mr. Uryun
Manv of
nd many
others were eager to greet the dls
in Kiii!nea nenmRKan. an iin imiri n
I Mirt of Informal reception for somi,
Hilary A. Herbert, former Secretary
of the Navy, will lay the cornerstone of
the monument tomorrow afternoon. Tho
Invocation will be given at 2 p. m. hy
the lit. Ilev. Hobert A. Gibson, bishop
(Continued on Second Page.)
Divorced Wife Seeks to Have
Daughter Transferred to
Episcopal School.
mmer Angelica, of the I!
Academy, and William II. Welsh wore
today cited bv Justice ltarnard to
appear In llqulty Court No. 1 on Fil
duy and show cause whv tho scven-
ear-old daughter uf Mr. Welsh and
his (II voiced wife, ljllzahoth Wclnh
Cameron, should not bo transferred
from the llolv doss Acinleni to an
IJplsciipul Instlti tlmi.
Mis. Cameron filed a petition setting
forth thut both puieiitN nro llplm-o-Pultuns,
und foi thut reaion thel.
daughter, who was plueed In the
Culhollc institution last July l5 or
der of the court, should he put In un
Kplucopal Institution
The petition rcinlls the litigation
lost summer when Mrs. Cameron took
the child ftom the Holy Crosi Acad
emy and carried hei to New Voik,
llnbeas corpus proceedings Instlttiti 1
by Ml Welsh n suited In the t MM
being brought hoik tn Wasnlngti u
It developed then that u divorce suit
filed by Mis Camaryn Hgulnst her
second husbund Is pending In New
Lir-.'. s f? ix yrr
Diplomats Fear States May
Begin War Between
Powers to Occupy Constantinople
in Order to Keep King
Ferdinand Out.
LONDON, Nov. 11. It was learned
hero today on good authority that the
Balkan allies aro clashing between
themselves over Just what they will
gain by their war with Turkey. Cer
tain persons In diplomatic circles de
clared that oven a war between tho
allies might result from tho dis
ruption. Bulgaria and Greece, it was said,
ure on tho point of a serious quarrel
over tho possession of Salonika,
which, next to Constantinople Is the
most Important port of Turkey. Tho
Greeks captured- tho town last week.
They havo coveted It for years.
It now appears that Bulgaria also
claims tho town, and Intends to send
an army to Join the Greek force al-1
ready In occupation of the city.
Greece, it was declared, would resist
Fear King Ferdinand.
It has been known for several days
that fJreeco and Servla are fearing
that King Ferdinand of Ilulgarlu
migni ootain the upper hand In Con
stantinople, In case the city fell under
'attack of tho allies. Movements of tho
armies today show that all available
troops an- "being sent toward the Turk
ish capital, In order to prevent Ferdi
nand from proclaiming himself con
queror and king
It was a question tod.iy whether the
allies would have the opportunity of
entering Constantinople Turkey was
understood to have signified Its approval
of a temporary Joint occupation uf the
city hy landing parties from Kngllsh,
German. French. Itusalun, Austrian,
and Italian battleships, nvttnslhlv to
protect the six powers' subjects there,
hut reully to keep the lltllguilalls out.
Agree On Action.
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land enough men to resist the Bulgarian
army In the event of an in timl attuck
on the Turkiah
capital, but It was
considered il.,.t r-,,,.. i.- n ......
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.mi iossioiy ne insane enough to brave
the six big .nations' anger, antagonizing
een his own friends, by tring to force
his way Into the city over the bodies
of their bluejackets and marines.
It wus the genernl impression here
thut the landing would be ordered the
moment It lutCim,. a.Mn.,i l.... r-
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Hiantlnople could hold out no longer,
The chancellories were In cnminunlca-
lion on the sunject today, and It was
. said on good authority that they were
h'"a..y agreed.
r.veu jiussia, liulgurli
has expressed the view (
ncnt Bulgarian occupatlo
tnn' capital was undeslr;
terlng Into tho city nrovli
r.veu jiussia, Muigarla's supporter,
has expressed the view that a perma
nent Bulgarian occupation of tho But-
i?? capuui was undesirable. Until It
to unaersiana
On in his r.n.
g Into tho city, provided he did not
remain there.
The St. Petersburg government ad
mitted, however, It was understood,
that, once In occupation of the city, he
probably would be unwilling to surren
der It again, and thut it wnnM i... ah.
oult to dislodge him without a reinrt In'
force, which would entail possibilities of
lull ASIfl n lfr4rttfttAal.-t . ii .. .
U , , I'n'-iiiuiionui complications.
rur mis reiison mi. retersburg was
disposed, not only to agree to the pro
posed preventative measure, but actu
ally to co-operate In It.
Envoy At Porte.
CONSTANTINOPI.i:. Nov. 11 -The
frequent visits of the Austrian smhas
ador, Marquis dn Pallavlclua, to the
porto ki attracting attention Today
ho visited the foreign minister. Ac
cording to the Turkish newspaper 1k
dam he declared that In view of tho
phase which thf) llalkun situation has
(Continued on Second Page.)
Son of Titanic Hero About to Take
Place Among Richest Men
in World.
NUW YOIIK, Nov. 1l.-Wllllam Vin
cent Astor, on l'liday will tuke his placo
with the richest men In tho world. On
that date ho becomes twenty-one and
under the piovlslons of his grandfather's
and his father'p wills, comes Into pos
sisslnn of the Astor estate, valued at
upwuids of JIOO.OOO.OOO For the purposes
or the Inheritance tax, however, the
estute Is valued at J67,W0,WV). At lrast
u return for that umount has already
been made by the executors to thu Stato
William Vincent Aster's guardianship
period expires with Kildaj, but absolute
sen cry Is maintained regarding his
Just now he Is under the wing of his
mothei, Mrs. Johp Astor, divorced wife
of the deud colonel, and It Is expected
ho will see to his Intioductlon to so
dtty si well ss business.
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Men Standing In Cr From Left Ate Clarence Woodburn and Ambroje Smoot. The man wearing a Cap, Stoop
ing Over in Car Is Spencer Carrico. The man in Center of Picture Wearing
Slouch Hat Is Raymond Hitch.
Urges Toilers to Support Ini
tiative, Referendum,
and Recall.
HOCHKSTini, N. Y. Nov. 11. Never
III the history of the American Federa
tlon of Labor bos Its membership been
lorger .ind the outlook for the futuie of
urgaulzed labor more loseate, according
to lYevldent BamucI (Jompers, In his
address tnda In opening Ui annual
labor tonvi ntlon.
Higher wages and fower hours of la
bor havo lightened labor's burden Im
measurably, dumpers deflated lie
urged the "man In the overalls" to
stand fast, undid, for future better-
nent. CJompera said the federation's
members now number l,sll,ui, against
1,770,115 lart lenl.
"The demand for higher wages." he
said, "represents our conviction that a
larger share of wealth should go to
those who creute It The progress of
humanity results lrom the elimination
of poverty."
Urging labor to support the Initiative,
referendum, and iccall, Uompers sound
eu labors political ;ampilgn crj, de
claring "when Political ninrhln...... ....
bronds to" public opinion the electorate
will attain real democracy "
Federation Non-Partisian.
Gompcrs said tho federation Is non
partisan, but unites to defeat Its foes at
tho polls and to elect Its friends He
did not comment on tho recent election
Among the policies Gompers advo
cated were:
Citizenship foi Porto Itlcans.
Extension of the federation In Cans-
Organization of steel wnrkri-u
Opposition to compulsory arbitration
Kxtenslon of the tight-hour law
Limiting injunitlon and contempt pro
ceedings. '
Passage of a rigid Immigration ex
clusion act.
Limiting Federal fudges' tenure.
Popular election of United States Sen.
ICmployers' liability and workmen's
compensation laws
Old ug pensions.
Ider use of schools.
Uoinpers said the 'deplniable cul
nmlty of the dynamiting of tho Los
Angeles Times broke tho metal work
era' strike there. He said the
wretched conditions and social in
justice among the Bteel workers was
the basin of the Ftdoratlon's present
campaign to unlonlzo that Industry.
Has Made Progress.
"Despite all hindrances and ob
stacles, wo have made steady prog
ress," Compels declared. "Shoulder
to shoulder wo press onward and up
ward "
Hciretarv Morrison defended the
right to strike In his annual leport.
"The light to strike Is the differ
ence between freo labor and slave
labor," said Morrison. "The strike Is
not u Ix.on It Is often a hardship
but the strike has been the most
formidable and powerful weapon In
achieving: successes. When labor Is
fighting for a principle or Justice It
dors not .count the cost In dollars
UU cents."
Evidence Against the Quintet
at Hearing Only Cir
Bond Being Arranged and They
May Be Given Their Freedom
Before Nightfall.
Tho coroner's urv this afternoon' held
the live men arrested at Hughesville
last night for the uctlon of tho giand
Jury at the Inquest today over the
body of Charles Satterlklil, a paper
hanger, of 721 Seventh street, north,
east ho wus run down and killed by
an automobile at Fifteenth street and
Pennsjlvanla avenue, southeast, Fri
day night and left dying In the street.
All bf the men ate members of prom
inent Charles county. Marrlnnd. fan,.
Illes. Thev arc:
Ambrose fiinoot. !3 jears old, a bar
tender. Frederick IX Cappellers. 31. n nhv.
Clarence Woodburn, T: a clerk
Haymond Hitch, 30, a merchant.
Spencen Carrico. a. un attendant nt
the Government Hospital for the In
sane. The evidence upon which the coro
ners Jury hold the men for the irraiut
Juiy was purely circumstantial.
Could Not Identify Occupants.
Persons who witnessed the accident
anil others who saw the automobile be
fore and after Batierficli) wob struck
were unable to Identify any or the men
ub occupants. The men held came to
Washington Thursday afternoon on a
Joyrlde. They remained In town until
Friday night, when they started back
for Hughesville. Nono of them took
the witness stand, hut, according to
persons who talked with them, and who
tesuneii at the Inquest, they admitted
that heir auomoblle passed he place
where Batterlleld was killed at about
the time the accident occuncd.
Relatives at Inquest.
A large number or Charles county
people, ull relatives or friends of the
five man, came to Washington this
morning and crowded the little In
nuest room at the District Morgue
when the hearing began
The Jury was out nearly half an
hour before reaching a verdict II
wus said by one of the members of
the Jury that they Were convinced
from the evidence that tho car con
taining the five Maryland men was
the one that struck Satterficld, hut
that there was some question as to
whether all of the men should be
The defendants were represented by
Attorneys Gardner, Shlnn, and Neal.
Bond Is Being Arranged.
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of the verdct Impassively, vv th a pos- '
Bible exccntlon of Dr. Chunne elre. win, '
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seetnd tn h Affected. Till, mnn u rn .
... .. .,,
Kninerea in tne witness room uuring the
deliberations of thn Jury and were In
bright and smiling conveisatlnn when
news of the agreement reached c.ime
from the Jury room. They all semed to
(Continued on Second Page,)
Stockholders of Two Con
cerns to Meet and Vote
on Agreement.
Further definite steps toward carrying
-. me HDnorpiion or the Washington
Virginia rtnllwav 1'nmn.inv liv il.n .,i.l.-
formed WoshlnMon Utilities Company
"in iHKcn toun
Fqrmal cnll for the mceiinir ,.r .i,.i,.
I'-n1?,?. . of. ll.,u '""'""s""' utilities
Companj, to be held at the office nf
Ganinei i. noothe, in Alexandria. Mon-
day, November 25, at 1 o'clock, for the
purpose nf cnnl,lnrl,- .,.,.1 ..n -
joint agieemwit entered Into by the
directors of the utilities company with
the directors of the Washington-Virginia
nallway Company was Issued to
day. s
A cull was also Isnued for n meeting
of the stockholders of the Washington
Virginia Hallway Compuny to be held
at Mt. Vernon on Monday, November
25, at 2 o'clock, for the salne purpose.
This action follows promptly the
meeting of the directors of the
Washington-Virginia nallway Com
pany here on .Saturday at which the
formal agreement with the directors
of the 15'i,l'U,0U0 utilities company
was framed lor the proposed ex
change of securities between the two
companies Not a dtty is being lost
by Ma Ilcothe or the directors of tho
utilities compnny In their erforts to
take eveiy legal step necessary to
complete the nhsorptlun of the vari
ous companies Immediately concern-
v ii m "m Dl,ln of ,h0 Washington
l Ulltlos Compunv
A further lei-ill ulmi nn.....l 1,
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callon foi appi oval of the absolution
Or flu riiilu ii ! ..-.. -... .. t . ,..
gin a Mate Corporation Commission
Mf.i- W '". h! tulcn Immediately
after tho stockholders have their
meeting and approve, which Is a fore
gone conclusion, the agreement of
the directors
on Broadway Think Ill
ness Will End
Ni;V YOriK. Nv U-Theie was
much sp.yuUtlon tmtnv along tho Illalto
as to when the Mag will again see Nut
ftnniluln Mnn... ,t thu... i...... .
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ine teor that the coined an may never
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"ub rumors concerning tile actnr'-i
.... ' utinr s
Ills accident weveial
months ago In a boot near I.01 An
geles. Theso rumors aro altogether dls
iiuletlng nnd although the majorltj of
the netoi s friends nre m iRnorance of
his ncluul condition they do not hesitate
lo express their apprehension.
Freight Crashes Through
Excursion Coaches Near
New Orleans.
Passenger Cars Ditched When
Locomotive Struck Rear
of Train.
Nineteen persons arc dead,
nnd fifty-four injured, twen
ty possibly fatally, as a re
sult of n rear-end collision be
tween n freight and excursion
train on the Yazoo and Mis
sissippi Valley railroad near
Montz, La., early today. Thir
teen were killed outright and
six died after being brought
to the Charity Hospital here.
Seven whites are among the
dead and n like number
among the injured. The rest
are colored.
The wreck was due to a
misunderstanding of orders.
The passenger train, return
ing from New Orleans with
pleasure seekeuswsvho spent
Sunday there, had .stopped
for water when the fast
freight, running fifty miles
an hour, crashed into the
rear end.
Three coaches were tele
scoped and those killed out
right were ground to pieces
by tho heavy engine. Five
babies and three men are
among the dead. Of the in
jured, eighteen are women
and twenty children.
Montz is just twenty-6eveu
miles north of New Orleans.
The excursion train was run
ning extra and a misunder
standing of orders resulted in
the collision. Nearly the en
. . . . ' .
tire passenger tram was
All lights went out aud the
work of rescue was extremely
Ten Directors Will Be Selected at
Annual Gathering at the
Preparations have been completed for
the annual meeting at the Wlllard to
night of the Washington Board of Trade,
aud It Is expected a comprehensive pro
gram will bo adopted looking toward
u continuation of the organltatlon's ef
forts for beautlficatlon and development
of the National Capital. Since the Hoard
of Tiadc within the past year has sue-
i fettled In Increasing its memuersnip ie-
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, unit lliu iiiuueitiiu llini n. n to uvikieu
the annual session for 1912 will be the
largest In thu history of the board.
Important business of the organiza
tion Is on the slato for tonlum, not
the least of which will bo the elec
tion of ten directors to till the expiring
terms of as many members on the
governing body of the organisation,
und there are eighteen candidates for
tho vacancUw. Within a week the
newly constituted hoard of directors
will meet In executive session to elect
This Is the first meeting of the whole
Hoard of Trade since President Moses
and his executive committee adopted the
plan to conduct a nation-wide cam
paign In behalf of the McMillan Park
project, und it is believed occnslon will
be taken to offer general approbation
of this nctlvo step to give to the Na
tional City a definite scheme of paik
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