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Fair and Warmer Tonight. NUMBER 70JJ8. Yesterday's Circulation, 45,485. . "WASHINGTON. TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 19, 1912. Fourteen Pages PRIOE ONE OKNT. BELIEVE UN KILLED IN DUEL TAKE CHEMIST AS SLAYER OF Turkish Soldiers, Under General Mahmoud Mukhtar, Marching to Defend Constantinople COT CEMS HERE J Last Edition OSEPHS BOY Police Juspect She Was "Maid Mary," Who Rob bed Capital House. SERVANT FLED WITH $10,000 IN JEWELS After Theft From Adams Home, Operated in Other Cities, But i Was Never Caught. Believing that tho woman who was killed during a pistol duel with de tectives In a Ilalncs law hotel In New York last night may have been Mary Miller, also known as "Maid Mary," a notorious sorvant girl thief, who about two years ago stole diamonds and other Jewelry valued at S10.000 from tho homo of Mls3 Mary B. AdamB, 1621 New Hamp shire avenue, the Washington police this morning wired tho New York authorities to forward a photograph of tho dead woman Tho police hao aUo requested that a photograph of Sophie Ucck endorf, a domestic, who had been held for tho grand Jury on a charge of stealing diamonds from a home , whero sho was employed as a do mestic, bo forwarded The Beck endorf woman, according to tho press dispatches, mado a confession Implicating tho Vogcls, saying sho bad turned over the stolen goods to them 1 Killed By Male Companion. The woman shot In New York was registered at thu hotel u Lottie Vogel. Sho uaa "hot uml killed l her mulo companion, who was registered aa Jo seph Vogel. a I'ole, whose real nit mo, I tho police of New York declare, was Phores l)orug)ttkl. In trailing tho Vogel pair the detectives who were shot and dungcromly wounded, belli ved they had run down a well-organized schema for robbing handsome residences In New York The plan of operation, It la said, was for a girl alleged to have been as sociated with the ogcln to get ctnploj ment as .1 domestic, und then rob her tmplojer's home. Miss Adams home was robbed b) a oung woman who had been Riven em ployment as a maid hhc have thu namo of Mary Miller, had a foreign accent, rather eomelv appearanee, and was ap parently between twenty and twent) fl )cara old Tho day after sho had been engaged, Miss Adams and Mrs Mcrrj man. a house guest, went out for the after noon Whin the) returned early In V the evening, It was found that tho new servant had disappeared. Tak ing; a hasty Invintory of the house, Miss Adams found thut $10,000 worth of Jewelry belonging to lursolf and Mrs. Merrjman was missing. Worked In Other Cities. Detectives were soon at work on the case, and several suspects were arrested In different parts of the coun try, but Mary Miller was never taken Into custod). From other cities tho police heard of tho operatlona of "Maid Marj" before sho tamo to Washington Lven after robbing the Adams home shu uperutcd cixtcnslvc 1) in other places 1'rom the press dispatches, the police ray that the alleged operations of the Vogels In Now York was Identical with the work of Mary Mlllir. They also nay tho imager description of tho dead woman tallies with that of ".Maid Mar." Detectives who worked on tho caso here were convinced at the time that the woman had a male accomplice, al though no dlreit evidence to that effect was ever obtained The woman mado what the police term a 'clean get awav." Tho only trace of her ufter she left the Adams House was at a drug tore where sho stopped to ttlephonc It was belloved this message was sent to a male confederate Three Dead and Four Injured in Battle Over Jewel Thefts NEW YORK, Nov. ID. Thrco lrodlea In the morgue two men struggling for life In tho hospital with ap parently no chance to recover; two men slightly wounded, and m. mass of baggage at the headquarters of tho Bronx detective bureau, were (Continued on Seventh Page) f WEATHER REPORT. roiiKCAST roii thu distiuct. Kalr and warmer tonight, Wedncsda) fair. TKMPUIlATimKB U. 6 BUREAU I AITLKCK'S. In.ro El a in n n m 37 9am )0 a. m 2 l 10 a. m 11 a. m. 11 iu m. 12 noon.. 1 p. m.. Bl. m.. 12 noon 1 p in i p m. tidk tauli: Today High tide, 3 30 a m and 3 5: p fcjj low tide, 10 03 p in and 10 t p m Tomorrow High tide 4 "0 a m and V :D8 p. m., low tide, 1U.4U a m. and U JJ tn. SUN TABLE. ... 6.46 Sunsets 4.ii pna rises., 11' pmiiiiHi!tiHtimftiiiiinimiiiiiiHriiiBMB fwBBMMBMmMfWJKKUBMXWIKKmMMkmM "-wmimMTmmmrm,mmTmnm-mm rrmwmmmMmKrrr'i BQfinUVbnhLMjl k Jl flSVHTiMK " - - T ,.' Sill " f '- "' cK' w SI 2 ' ' ' J J ' : IM , TTfK BULGARS AND TURKS HALT LONG BATTLE TO BURY THE DEAD Agree on Eight-Hour Armistice After Fierce Fighting at Forts Before Constantinople. Plague Kills Many. CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. 19. Fighting between tho Turks and Bul garians was haltod this afternoon, when the latter agroed to an eight hour armistice to bury tho dead. The number of soldiers killed In tho last few days has been very large For thirty miles, from tho Black sea to the sea of Marmora, there arc man bodies both within and In front of tho Chatalja lino of forts. The fighting has boon waged so fiercely that the hospital corps have not dared to face tho fire Mow Down Bulgarians. Lossis on both sides wire placed at thousands Most of these, It whs said, had betn shot or slain with swords, but a great man wcro lctlms of ter rible pestlluice, due to Improper sani tation and lack of medical aid In the battlo that has h"cn In prog-ii8 since Hunday tho Turks hio ') n holding their own, mowing down hun drds of liulgurlana as they attempted to force tin Ir way towird Constanti nople He-enforcements were arriving In ureal numbers today to- aid the Turks Tht Hulgarlan forces, It was sn.it, ari weakening rollnwliiK a consultation between the Sultan and the Shelk-L'l-lslam todiy, the latter sanctioned the burning of tho bodies of choleia victims Ho acted In deference to the wishes of army of ficers and medical men, though i rem i tlon la In Uolallon of the Mohammedan religion CETT1NJC, Nov. 11-Montenegrins and HurWans today Jointly oicuplcd Absslo twenty-live, mllei suuth of bcu tarl hOri, Nov 10 Bulgarian plenipo tentiaries, were appolntid todav to ar range a general armistice with the Turks The gnernmint admitted today that iholera haH broken out tmong the Bul garian iroops before ConBtantlnoplt. Austria Sends Ships. PAtllP, Nov 19 -Austrian warships were reported today on their way to l)iirao, one of tho Albanian Adriatic ports which herla wants and tho Aus trian government Is dctermlnul Itself to take That Austria has demanded a definite Servian announi.emi nl within a fixed time, renouncing all ilalmi to an Adri atic outlit or Austila will lesort to a mllltai) demonstration to enforce It wlshis null) an ultimatum was alto rumarid It w s also feared that trouble would be pmlpltatril bv the Montenegrins' selrure of the lniomlng Austrian mall bags at han Giovanni dl Medua, the Adrl itli port which King Nicholas' troops uetuallv hive nccup'id Hide Names of Dead. (.nviA N'nv 11 In rtsnoiue to n. piti ful nppi il ft mil thousand of wives and mothers to nlleie their mlnd-wrciklnj si speuso b tho I iihltiailon of Ibtj of casualties ainons the Iluli,iilan troops at the front, the novel anient todiv nn noulKid thtt It Is 'tegretfullv compelled to adhere to Hh polli v of publlshliig no lists of dead ni wounded until nfur thu war ' 'Ihe announcement biggid rinl garlan women lo ' be strong for the sake of the fatherland." FATE OF PUT IN HANDS OF Justice Goff's Charge Is Be lieved to Presage Convic tion of Alleged Slayers. NEW YOHK. Nov. 11 -Tho case of Mil four gunmen, atcused of being the actual murderers of Hcimnn Rosenthal, gambler, went to the Jury this after roon aftei one of tho most remarkable ehurgrs ever heard from a presiding Judge. I'or more than three hours Justice Goff illscusaiil the evidence In thu iae an I at thu end nf his charge It wus tht bi llef of nil who had heard It that he left practical!! nothing of the elabnrato de fense (onitrutted In behMlf ot the qu ir tit for thu Jur to tunsldir Locked Up For Verdict. The jurj did nut Immediately ntlro aftu the court concluded. There were (Ixtv-sevcn iiolrtH raised bv Wahle, nf counsel for tho difense to be passed upon uflei which the twelve men wro permitted to go to their hotel for i lela ureb luncheon beforo being locked up to dillberati on theli Mullet It was the geneial opinion of thoso who listetud to the ilurke that it was h virtual dliectlon to the Jut to eon vlit The inuit polutid out lh.H tho utile difensi icstid mi thi sto It of the fotu defendants theinsilvis und hi cuiiijiK nti il emphatically on the "pe nilliit coliuldinu that i urh imiiiH sIjjj airienl with that of tin mat who pie ceded him on the stand Compares Witnesses. In hhoit said lusthe (ioff, v ou have had the i hann tn obieive ull of the pilnclpal iharuturs In this him Hi. fnui defendants lieic sa to the four accusers rtosi Wi liber Vallon, iPouUnued on Seventh Poge MONEY TRUST PROBE GIVEN NEW INCENTIVE Powerful Banking Interests Accused of Aiding New England Monopoly. Did tho house of Morgan or other powerful American banking iuterusts reach over into London and shut off tho credit of the Grand Trunk in Knglaml, when that road was seek ing advances of $82,000,000 for pur poses of railroad construction'' This lb tho highly interesting ques tion that Is going to bo put up to the Pujo committco of tho Hous.c, which Is Intrusted with tho Investigation of the Money trust Complain at White House. The fict that the I'ujo commute; would be urged to go Into this matter ami tlnd nut whether the tcnlaclei of an UUgi-d Monev tiust had been n till ing over the oiean In tho manni r In dicated canu out todav In touneetlo'i with the lslt lo the While lloiin- of members of the Ilhodc I si mil and Mas sachusetts public utllllli s commission who uu stilled up over the fctopi Ing of work on tho .Southern New England line prolettid bv the Guild Trunk The members of those commissions are conferring with Iho I'nsldent with Attorne General Wlikeriham and with the Interstate Cowmen CommUs'on toda In efforts to get Inquliles sturtid thit will break the grip of the New Haven inonopolj on N'ev l.ngl.ind At th jaiin lime. th"v pUn lo carry the Invei'Uatlon to the Moui commit tee and tlinl out how far vast Anurli in hanklm. IrlneHts have been cv0i rat ing with he Now Haven In thj liuu tlon that has st'ited un miblli sonll mint ill ovii New England. The members of the committee whj callid on 1'iesldent Taft tndiv innslst ed of I'hilrmati Kred J M I i oil and Ueorgo W Illshop of the M.irsichu- (Continued on Page Twelve) MOTHERS PROTEST ANSWERED IN COURT Mrs. Elizabeth Cameron Scck Removal of Daughter From Academy Here. In an answei to the petition of his di vorced wife, Mrs Elizabeth Cameron, who seekH tin removal of their daugh ter. Elizabeth nn Welsh fiom tin llolj Cros AiHdtm, llllni 11 Welsh toda Informiil tli" Dlstilit Supieine Coui t that the ihlld had lutn plaenl In thi Institution at the order of Justice light, and with Uu consent of Mrs Ci t 1 1 un Justice Uiclerson will hiar tho ensi loiiniro.v ificTiuun, and It wansufgist ed b Mr i lah th it ho summon tin formei lounsel for Mrs Camiron to till what In knows about the uiurt ord i giving histu Angillca, suiierlot of the uiailein custud of tin child Ml i IhIi admits that he and his former wife ale Episcopalians, but di Hid tint theli daughter Is being taught the Catholli faith He states that the child Is contented and Is bell); given ureful attention. LOW RATE L BE OF WATER Secretary Fisher Threatens Electric Companies With Loss of Permits. Secretary of the Interior Tlshcr to da told Owen Crosby and other pub lic service corporation capitalists how tho Federal Government, through tho Interior Department, plans to force electric light com panies operating on the public do nain to grunt reasonable rates to consumers, no matter If they havo undent contract rights at unreason able rateb. This announcement of Secretary Klsher is of great lmportanco In Colorado, California, Wyoming, tho Dukotas. and other Western States where water monopolies are in con trol of lurgo Quantities of water powers The effect upon tho power companies of these States will bo mori' far-rcuchlng than in the Hast. Will Revoke Permits. If publli service corporations losing their cases In tftate courts Insist on filing hills of equlti in Federal courts, and dragging and delajlnc th matter. th mtetlor Department will revoko the permit under which the eonipany Is using water power on the public domain "Permits In the first place ure to he 1s siud, ae cording to Secrctatj I'lshei, mi the express provision that tho per mittee, the companv, bv the acceptance of tho grant agrees to comply with such reasonable regulations of hs rates and sirvlce as ma bo prenrlbed b) the Miti or the appropriate State agency ili legated In other woids the Inteilor Depart ment will have some innlrol ovii the power companhs, both coming and going Klrst In get the permits, the 1 JIIIlUf lluni t.i.i in iiunviiitiiu rates hs piesiiibed bv tin states Later, If ilifagreem lit eiiHius and the mattei 1.. ...-... nn. In lllii Ifll. i .mC. ,i l.t. in IMUIilll Ull. Ill .' nmn winii, .,,.. the eompanj fusing If then thu eoni panv seiks tn Jockej and iltlaj,' as bieret.uv rikher nut It. bv gnlmt (nto the redi i il loiirls and up to the Cnited States hupremi Court the Interior De puitinent will at uni k revoko the pir. mlt, having the companv high and dry Ready To Go Whole Route. "ou sis that the matter of rates oucht to bi legulated bv the State nil thoiitlet, ' said Heiretniv l'lshcr od driiMing the tifty oi menu rcpresen'ii 'Ivis nf power companies gathcre-d In his office todav 'Verv well, vvu will ko inn wnuie inuit' win, uii 'Hut after the Mate authorities have di Idol It ami th mntter has gone II' II IlllllllKIl III' iiiuii niijjii'ini eoill I ib.n il uu lnlst on vnnr h gal right of going Into the 1'idoral courts with i bin nf uiJltv fl ilmlng lonflscall n, the in'nloi Diperlment will revoke v i in license It Ik i keilcius. litem, iilve which Is put up to ou ou inu"t be thoroughly aBSuied thit wm have a winhlnc i ao or ru will nut wish to to Into tho Jfcdcrai courts." W REQUIRED USERS WILSON'S WITHIN THE LIMIT OF 300 POSITIONS President-Elect Will Have at His Disposal the Naming of Cabinet Members Down to Coachmen. By JUDSON C. WELLIVER. President Wilson will have at his disposal. In tho entire civil service establishment In Washington, just about 300 positions which he may fill during his term of offlcc. This Includes everything from nlno members of the Cabinet down to the coachmen for those ofilclals to whom coachmen aro provided by the Government. Coachmen and Cabinet numbers' are alike. In that there Is no civil sen ice requirement that they shall bo competent to hold tholr jobs. BIBSONrS ATTORNEY T E Frequent Interruptions by Both Cause Sharp Tilts Between Them. GOSIIKN, N Y., Nov 19 -Crlctlon between Burton Gibson, the lawcr on trial for the murder of Mrs Rosa Szaho In tlrcinvvood Liki last Jul), and his counsel, was evldint seviral times during the trial toda lloth Gib son and his wife, who has a Mat along side of counsil, and has had a great deal tn do with the niaiiugi mi nt of tho ease, frcuuenllv Interrupted Hubert W i:ider, chief counsil foi the di fensi . In his Interrogation of vvltnesies and on at le'asl one oce islon. Ulili r sh irply re proved both of them the stun of tin 1 let I of tin woman was told bv a dozen persons who ob served tho actions of thu loiiplu dur ing theli stay at the resoit Tho proprietor of tho Inn whem the stacd doe la ml that the lawjci had told him that tho dead worn in had no near lelatlvcs although he latu pio duied a woman he said was hi r mothei Albeit McDowill, who said that he had iharge of the boats on Urn like In July, said Gibson tried to nut a etnoo to go out with Uu wont m on Jul) il Ho refused becausu t.ic water was rough On Julv 16 the wltncFs nine igiln and demanded a UMitei boat complain ng that tho one hi hid was a lib" Aftir an argununt MiDomll aald he guve the lawjei 111. Ilghtikl boat lie hi) The couple, in said, weie in bathing suit J and after tht-i htarlul out onlu Ihe lake, Gibson heidid fen tin pait kbere tho water was tho deepest. PIE LIST Not Much, But It's Some. Out of the IS.OOo more or less, of Government positions In Washington, this Is the whole pie that can be sliced and dls'tlbuled by tho President. Still, II s some pie, foi It Includes the best salailcs In the Government. Iu addition to those officials Included In thi' count, there are tho places on the Supremo Hem h. Theso aie not counted beiauso it is Impossible to guesi how man of them ma) be sub ject to the President's appointment He can't remove Supremo Judges, but he doei hive tho author!!) to appoint them If he doesn t ipiarrel with the Senate about It Tills list, prepared for Tho Times by official authorltv. but making no pre tense to ubsolute accuracy or complete ness, U nevertheless as correct as the best Informed officials could mukc It Here Is In brief, what It shows Annual Nine Cabinet members, each 'tl.'.OoO One Holleltor C.tneial, un,i Been Intel htato Conimeree I'mmniH. loneis, lach Treason i of the I'nlled States und Assistant Attorui) lien i ral, eai h ., ,, , r-oui portions at. each Thiee positions at, e ich . .. Seven poltloni at, each . .. I'oriv.plne positions it, eath .. town SlOn 7. rtl 7 000 (SOOl 5fmo Ilu remainder at vnilous tlgures lesi than J0 00O Tor all these posltloni. tho Tiesldent makes the appointments foi a mlnor Itv nf them, innflrmatlon In the ven att Is required "1 ho rest are appointed bv the President without the necessity of this confirmation The nnnual salaries for t''ee positions total, tindei nusent laws (1 l.vl.TiVe This Is the amount that, In Washington, tho I'rcsldmt ma) be said to eontrol Control Only Nonimal. Howcvei, his control Is. In fact, onl) nominal as lo many of theso positions l'oi exuuplo, there are suvin inetnhers of the Interstato i umniein i ommls slon One eommlsslom r's term i xplres evir vear, sa that thu most reeentl) appointed members, will not leach tho i ml nf their turns during Jlr Wilson's Admlnlsti.itlnn As a matin of cnurtesv It Is i usto. muv foi off le tills holding positions of tlie higher i Ilium. i to tendei their icslg natiins to tin ni w IMtslilent, I ut the i Un ili ns ate not iu i pti il w hen in volving positions lo whlih am ointment Is inidi loi flxid ti'ims eithci reslK natlOns uu) he accepted whin and aa (.Continued on Second 1'ine.) J, Frank Hickey Arrested in New Jersey on Order From Buffalo. CHIEF SAYS WRITING LIKE THAT ON CARDS Declares Man Was Employed at Lackawanna Steel Plant When Lad Was Missed. TOMS RIVER, N. J., Nov. 19 . Frank HIckey, a well-known chem ist, was arrested near Whiting, this county, by Sborlff Chilton today at the request of tho Buffalo, N. y., au thorltles on a charge of murder. It Is alleged that bo wob the slayer of littln Joseph Josephs, whose dis membered body was found in a cess pool at Lackawanna, N. Y near Buf falo, on Saturday. Tho sheriff went to Keswick, Just outsldo of Whiting, today, and placed HIckey under arrest, bringing him to this town, where he will be held un til the authorities arrive from Buf falo Says Handwriting Corresponds. According to the sheriff, Hicke) de nled positively any knowledge of tho murdered bo). He denounced his ar rest is an outrage, and raid that he would be able to prove his Innocence ery easily. The arrest was made on the tele graphed order of Chief of I'ollce Regan, of Buffalo, who said that HIckey was emplojed at the Lackawanna Steel Compan)'i plant at the time the Josephs boy was misted and that hl handwriting- corresponded with that of the writing on the poslal cards sent to Buffalo. Man of Iron Nerve. HIckey, who sayg he orlglnall) cam from L)nn, Mast, Is a man of Iron none He U polished and Intelligent and when arretted and heard the mur dor charge read to him, by the sheriff smiled 'I will willingly waive extradition," he said "The charge against me Is ridiculous I can easily prove my In nocence" Then he bit the end from a.cl"r and prepared to accompany the Handwriting in Letter To His Former Employer Led to Hickey's Arrest IIUIVALO. N v., Nov. 19 -New. of tho arrest of J. Frank Hlcke) at Timi rtlver. N. J, was received with tatl faction by the police, and arrangements were made to send a man to get ex tradition paper at Albany and bring Illckey to this city. Unless the police have stronger cldence than the havn divulged, however, It Is believed thiv will bo unable to prove much agalnt HIckey Tho pilnclpal ovldenco In their han.1i Is said lo be a letter written under a New York date and mailed at Whit Ins This letter was turned ovet to the pn lico by John Hoskyn. chief millwright of the American Chemical Agricultural Works of this clt) It was written to him b) HIckey, he mt)s, and Is said to be In the same handwriting as the- pos tal cards dealing with the crime Hosk)ti says the w liter applied for i Job on September 13, 1011, und onl lour da)s later quit und promlsid to wrlti to him The letter came on I'ebruat 1 of this )car. When tho fae-slmlUs of the postal cards were published Hoskju said he waa struck bv lh" remarl ihh similarity of tho writing and Imuied alii) sought Chief Ilegan, of Uur il and gave him the letter. Aftei i om pirlnt, the letter and thu postal i irds tins demand for the arrest uf HIckey was sent out. FIVE ARE KILLED IN HOTEL BLAZE Heroism of Employes Save More From Death at Los Angeles Fire. LOri ANHELUS. Cal , Nov 19-Klve pel sum are diad and twelve Injured, sovcral fntall), n tho result of a Are whlih practically desttO)ed the St. Ceorge Hotel, on Last Third street, mar .Main, earl) todaj Onl) the heroism of the emplo)es of the hotel and of the firemen prevented many others from perishing The dead Mis CHAIU.OTTI: IIAItniNOTON. nitres, who leaped from tho Fifth story and missed tho net Mrs IILLLN MOHAN actress, who leaped from tho sixth lloor Mrs Morun's Infant child JOSLI'H MAIlTIN a Jiwelei MlS AHTHITH. whnJlirfrfl-lMri nl i,eC10" P.'Br" '"Kin""- 'nl Funk I'ock and his uife all of whom liiipiil from tho upper floors an ex pei tcil tu die .J.'Vi. '.. 1U2 """"" 1" the hotei at tho time of thu tire Some of thete ha not been accounted foi. The police, fear that others have pertthed.