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'tm Witatfi LAST AND Home Edition LEATHER FORECAST: Unsettled; fair tomorrow. Full Report Page 2. NUMBER 7784. Yesterday's Circulation, 47,451 WASHINGTON, MONDAY EVENING, APRHj 14, 1913. Fourteen Pages PRICE ONE CENT Wxt wvMmi POPE'S FEVER GROWS; VATICAN IN FEAR HE CANNOT SURVIVE AY Physicians Alarmed When Temperature Drops. Fit of Coughing Is Feared-Pontiff Is Cheer ful and Resigned Activities Reveal Grave Fears Are Held by Church Officials. SISTERS AT WORK ON FUNERAL ROBE OF LACE, TRYING VAINLY TO HIDE TEARS BULLETDf HOME, 6:30 p. m.' With the Pope's fever mounting rap idly, sharp drop In the weather's temperature, accompanied by the heav iest rain of the season tonight alarmed the papal physicians. It was feared that the raw atmosphere might provoke a fatal coughing fit. BULLETIN HOME, 6 p. nu-Il was stated at the Vatican that the Pope's feTer had returned to an alarming extent and his temperature BOBBted to the height it maintained last night, 102 degrees. BULLETIN BOME, 4 p. nu high church dignitary, long an intl ate of Pope Pins, said those within the Tatican did not expect the Pope to SHrrlre the day. BULLETIN HOME, S p. m Hith his temperature at 98 and the kidney affection disappeared, Pope Pius was much better this afternoon. The in cipient hardening of his arteries, however, gave the doctors most concern. "I-aow really trust the Pope's illness will have a favorable solution if he will take proper care of. himself," Prof. "Marchiafava said. BULLETIN BOME, 1 p. m-The Tatican physicians, Prof. Ettore Varchlafava and Dr. Andrea Amici, issued this bulletin: "The Pope passed the night tranquilly. He has no fever this morning and his general condition is good." w ROME, April 14. Though both the papal physicians made hopeful statements concerning the Pope's condition, activities at the Vatican today indicated that the church officials regard the situation as very grave. It was learned today that the crisis of the Pope's ail ment will come within twenty-four hours. If he survives another day the end may be postponed indefinitely, days or weeks, even months. Guards about the sick chamber were doubled and in the ante room two beds were set up for the night watchers. Prof. Marchiafava prepared to spend the entire night with the pontiff. Despite the assurance given by Marchiafava and Amici that they expected His Holiness to pass the crisis successfully and get well, a close intimate of the Pope leaving the Vatican said that its inmates expected the Pope to die before another day. Though his heart was no weaker and the kidney trouble was entirely gone, hardening of the arteries and the yeturn of fever alarmed the physicians. The doctors had their first professional difficulty to ay and it was said they quarreled violently. Amici want ed to publish the Pope's pulse, temperature, and respiration (Continued on Third Page.) Dismissed Cadets Get Their Cases Reopened A reopening of the cases of Cadets Freeland, Christian, Sasse. and Simp kins, who were dismissed from West Point Military Academy over a year ago fnr alleged violation of the rules. wa begun early today at West Point. The defense of the boyB declares that they were dismissed by a mistake in the law, and according to the rule which has been observed sines the Academy mu established, should be allowed to return. The reopening Is the result of a long tingle-handed fight by Miss Sarah Fret-land, of Jacksonville, Fla., Cadet Freelarid's rlster who appealed to Con gress to pass a bill reopening the case. This odl was passed at the last session of Congress, and by Its virtue the case wab reopened today. Cadets Freeland, Sasse. and Slmpklns are represented by Leonard Freeland, brother of Cadet Freeland. and Cadet Christian is represented Dy his father. Judge Frank P. Christian, of Lynch burg, Va. Postpones Game. Bala and wet grounds postponed today's game between the Phila delphia Athletics and the Climb. en. Tomorrow's game will start at 8:M, with Bob Groom and Carl Brown as opposing pitcher. Save Sacred Treasure From Burning Church NEW YORK. April H Risking their live in order to rescue the blessed i-acrarnent from the altar of the Churcn St. Thomas the ApObtle, damaged by fire early today, the Kev. Father John D. Aobott and Martin D. Reunion rushed into the Ilanna and emerged with their clothing ablaze, but with the treuttii.t-h iaspcd in their arms. The tire completely destroyed the pa rochial school building of the church, gutted two s'x-storj apartment houses near by, and damaged a third upait meiit house and the chureh Itself. Report New Evidence In the Eaton Mystery PLYMOUTH. Mass.. April 14 New evidence of a startling nature Is Indi cated In announceemnt made today that District Attorney Barker, of I'im outh county, may have the inquest into the death of Rear AdmlrU Joseph M. Eaton reopened within next three weeks. State Officer Scott is said to have made important discoveries In relation to the case, and to have reported therfe to Barker. Suspect Suffragette Plot. LONDON. April 14 -Militant suffrage etles were suspected when a milk csfi filled with gunpowder was found JfsTdc the Dank of England todayi Tbyean a large one. had a fuse atlapfefil, though It was unllghted and n5ounil within a railing occupIe(L.toybank employes. To Urge Memorial Llaaaaaaatt - MhW' rMlaaaaaaV T IHI .r !BBBBSSSS 'MfcxAtiaaaaaaaV sHiaaaaaaaaaaK. ' ", -- ' -t t . ,. r . y mm. gfyjMraaaaBiaaaaaaWf". iaaawT t Cu. "Si MRS. HENRY F. DIMOCK. Mrs. Henry F. Dimock Will Give Suggestions for Campaign to Raise Money. Mrs. Henry F., Dimock. whose efforts were largelyresponslble for the appro priation by Congress of a site on which the proposed George Washington Me morial Hall Is to be erected, and who has succeeded In raising a considerable sum in Boston and other cities toward the erection of the hall, will appear before the Joint committee of the Cham ber of Commerce. Board of Trade, and Retail Merchants' Association this aft ernoon, and outline her plans for a campaign for funds In Washington. The committee, headed by D. J. Kauf man, has met several times, but have not begun an active campaign because the Congressional appropriation did not make It clear whether the hall, if erect ed, will be available for use by con ventions. To ascertain this point, the committee has conferred with the regents of the Smithsonian Institution, who are given general charge of the building by Con gress, and It is understood the result of this conference, which will be disclosed at this afternoon's meeting. Is satisfac tory to Washlngtonlans. Today is the tlrst time Mrs. Dimock has appeared before the joint commit tee, and It Is expected that as a result of this meeting the committee will be In a position to begin at once an active campaign for funds for the J2,SO0,jO hall Mrs Dimock will insist that Washing ton should subscribe at :east J250.OX) to ward the 'und. and with the 500y ap propriation for the site by Congress, she belleies she can raise the balance irom public-spirited citizens in other cities START HUGE STRIKE Universal Suffrage Demand of 350,000 Unionists Who Walked Out Today. imrSSELS. April 14. Belgium's threatened industrial strike for univer sal suffrage on the principle of "one man. one vote," became a reality to da when about XO.O0O Socialists and trades union men quit work, declaring the would remiln Idle jntH the govern ment granted their demands. The governmf nt had 4G.0OO troops ready for instant action, but many of the reRimcnts were known to be of anti clerical sentiments, and in sympathy with tne Sociallbts. "Soldiers, do not fire on your broth ers." was the motto on a huge banner displayed In front of the People's pal ace, headquarters of the strikers, and similar banners were displaced In all cities The mine workers. 160.000 strong, were the flrbt to quit, and they were followed b the railroad men, enough of the latter remaining n Suty to operate trains, because the Belgian rallwajs are government-owned Factory workers, carpenters. Iron and steel workers and many other crafts were gfat tid.ij. and tne strike leaders predloted that 1 Wednesday more than halfa million workers would be on st Like. All of the workers did not quit ti the nrst day because tne socialists Id not want completely to paralyze the county or give the government any ex cuse for calling out the soldiery. Maurice Maeterlinck, the author, has authorized the sale of his wo;ks for the benefit of the strikers and promised ether financial aid. WILL OUTLINE PLANS H MEMORIAL FUND BELGIUM WORKMEN LYNCH MAY BE PUBLIC PRINTER I , Typographical Union Head Is Said to Be Slated for Place in Government Office. 'CANDIDATE IS UNION MAN Collector for Port of New York Has Not Been Selected, Is White House Report. James F. Lynch, of Indianapolis, president of the International Typo graphical Union, is slated to become Public Printer to succeed Samuel B. ! Donnelly, according to unofficial re- , ports emanating from the White House today. He is backed by thou- , sands of union printers, with whom he has been closely associated for so many years, and indorsed by a score or more Senators and Congressmen. Cornelius Ford, of Hudson county, X. J., Is running Lynch a close sec ond for the place. He Is a close po litical friend of President Wilson. Boosters for Ford. Senators Mar tine and Hughfs and Congressman Egan, all of New Jersoy, were at the White House this after noon In the interests of Ford. Ford is a progressive Democat. For several years he has been flighting in the Wilson ranks In New Jersey. As a member of the New Jersey legislature he backed Governor Wilson on prac tically every policy, and has stood with such progressives as those who today urge his appointment. For a number of ears Ford was president of the New Jersey Typo graphical Union. He Is known as a thoroughly expert printer, and of high executive ability President Wilson, while indicating that he was highly pleased with their suggestion for Mr. Ford's appointment, did not fclvt a deiinite promise that Ford would be named. 1 ui Fighf forPemfSirpliBr- " The fight for the office of Commis sioner of Pensions, now la beginning to warm up, and numerous delegations, each having a candidate, are headed to ward Washington. The tlrst to appear at the White House was one from Ohio today, consisting of Senator Pomerene and thirteen Congressmen, who urged President Wilson to appoint Dr. V. C Gentsch, of New Philadelphia, Ohio. Their mission was a failure. President Wilson had the counsel ot Secretary of the Interior Lane, who, it Is understood. Is not favorable to the Gentsch appointment. Judge Arthur L. Brown, district Judge in the First circuit of Providence, R. I., was urged today for the berth of circuit Judge in the First circuit, vacat ed by Senator LeBaron Colt of Provi dence. It Is said that the President is favorable to naming Judge Brown to the higher position. A collector for the port of New York has not yet been named. This official announcement came from the White House this afternoon. Secretary Tum ulty, when told of reports emanating from New York City that Frank K. Polk had been appointed to succeed William Locb. Jr.. said: "No such appointment has been made. The question of the collectorshlp is still an open one." L TO Slayer of Rich Ladies' Tailor Left Paper Telling Why He Committed Crime. CHICAGO. April 14. A huge sheet of paper, hearing In stenciled, un grammatical. disjointed sentences the charge that "this man ruined my little girlie," is the only clue the police hold to the murdered of George Dletz, nged nfty-nine. wealthy ladies' tailor and apartment house owner. Dletz was found dead In bed by his wife this morning. His skull was crush ed, and his body beaten and bruised In a dozen places A heavy blacksmith's hammer, the weapon used In the attack, wrapped In a big bandana handkerchief, lay beside the body. Partly covering Dtetz's face was the large sheet of paper with the accusing Inscription. In trude English, the writer of the letter, apparently a rorclsncr, told in rough dramatic stjle a story of the betraal of a oung gin. He explained that wnen "girlie took sick" she came to him with her trou bles He went Hrst to the man who had betrayed her. and confronted him with the girl's story The man denied the story, and charged the accuser with "blackmail." Then the murder was planned. Each letter In the disjointed sentences had been printed with the kind of stencil commonly used In flreek res taurants for making blll-of-fares. The work had been palnstnking. Lieutenant Muller, of the town hall police station, estimated that the murederer took at least eight, or nine hours to complete his story of a young girl and to tell "all the people"' his reason for commit ting the horrible crime. The police, while not discarding the theory that Dletz may have been the man referred to In the sentences, be lieve that the murderer picked the w rong man. Dletz was an old man, a cripple, and lleved happily with his wife. He .a never known to hae had any affairs with any girls, so far as the police can learn today. BETRAYA CHARGED MURDERED M SCOn FACTION S SKRMSH Story and Bryan Followers Combine Against Adminis tration and Score Victory. TURMOIL AT CONVENTION Insurgents Gain Control of Credentials Committee After Warm Battle. Beaten in the first skirmish, a com bination of followers of Mrs. William Cummlng Story and Mrs. Charles B. Bryan put the administration to rout today at the Continental Congress of ' the D. A. R. Control of the creden tials committee was wrested from the administration. The victory followed scenes of wild excitement and of a tremendous ova tion for Mrs. Story. Earlier in the day Mrs. John Horton Miller, the administration candidate, had receiv ed an ovation and Mrs. Scott, the president general, had been accord ed a most flattering reception. Here's What Happened. What happened with respect to the credentials committee fight was this: First a motion to adopt the report was made. An amendment was offered and was about to be put by Mrs. Scott when a Horton aide offered a point of order. Mrs. Scott ruled out of order 'he amednment to take control of the com mittee away from the administration. The delegates voted uncertainly on the original motion and It carried. Many of the Story leaders said the change had not been understood, and they protested angrily. Mrs, Scott ruled them out of order and gavelled down the angry storm which wm rising. She ordered roll call. . After this the Rryan-Storv forces ral- Tled.-'piif" their motion up again and, won. The fight, as predicted, had started on the report of the credentials com mittee, and Mrs. J. Morgan Smith, of Alabama, a Bryan leader, offered an amendment or a substitute motion, which would have taken control of the contested cases of delegations out of the hands of the administration. Mrs. Scott started to put this amend- (Continued on Fifth Page.) SUNDRY CIVIL BILL Appropriations Heads of Con gress Expect Measure to Pass in Unaltered Form. President Wilson will support tho proposition In the sundry civil bill, which was vetoed by President Taft and which exempts from prosecution under the Sherman law, labor organizations or organizations of farmers. Conflicting statements have been made about the attitude of the White House, but the facts developed today when It wa disclosed that It Is the purpose of the chairmen of the Senate and Houso Appropriation Committees. Senator Mar tin and Congressman Fitzgerald, to piiea the sundry civil measure Just as It was finally agreed to by both houses last session. Senator Martin and Congressman FItzgeiald conferred with the President about this bill Saturday. That tney have obtained the sanction of the Presi dent to the bill In the form In which it passed last session Is taken for granted in Congressional circles. The bill contains the Hamlll and Rod- denbery amendments providing that j money appropriated for the Department ! nf Tii6t1A ahall nnt hn DvnwnH&il In the' prosecution under the Sherman law of labor unions and co-operative farmers' associations. President Taft declared this to be "vicious class legislation." The Introduction of the bill in Its original shape Is evidence of the Presi dent's willingness to sign the bill with these provisions In it. A total of approximately $116,000,000 is appropriated In the sundry civil bill, which Is one of the largest of the annual budgets. The measure pro vides for the expenses of public build ings throughout the country, the rev enue cutter and customs service, con tinuance of work on the Panama canal military parks, and for sundry expenses of every Government de partment As the Appropriations Committee of the new House has not been named, the sundry cill budget will og through that body under a special rule, under a pre cedent established In the Flfty.-flfth Congress. Among the larger appropriations In the bill are those for carrying forward contracts on public buildings and grounds, amounting to J12.O0O.0O0, ap proximately $1,000,000 for the comple tion of the Washington Postofflce. equipment and completion of the new Bureau of Engraving and Printing and increased salaries for that bureau, a central heating plant for the Govern ment departments In Washington, ap proximately J3.COO.000 for enlarging the Capitol grounds and plaza. It also carries the customarj annual appropriations for parks throughout the District and other sections of the coun try, the several District hospitals un der Government care and hundreds of other Government appropriations which are hunched In a sundrv civil bill. The Indian appropriation bill, whl-h also failed last March, will alro to through the House under a special ru;. WILSON IN FAVOR OF Tests Daniel Order tfl&m i i yJRmEm Ls.V KEaW JyfSr JUHssssssr sWl sBLafJssk .sssBssh ' VsdrisssssssiLisLissisW i fBs.Ks.H B!vBjajajajajajajajajajajajajajajaw.j CAPT. T. M. POTTS. CAPT. POTTS' ACTION Wilson Inquiry on "Arm Chair" Navy May Follow Protest Against Sea Orders. Capt. T. M. Potts, aid for personnel. Is likely to stir up a hornet's nest by his protest to President Wilson against Secretary of the Navy Daniels "more-" sea-service-orders?' The "protest today has gontf as" far as Secretary Daniels, who has promised to forward It to President Wilson. While on the surface the protest does not savor of trouble. President WlUon Is likely to start at. Inquiry that will mean trouble not only foi Captain Potts, but probably lor other mem bers of tne so-called "arm-chair navy In this possible Investigation. Presi dent WllEon will learn. It is declared, that 'Captain Potts has had only nine months of sea duty In his four and a half years as captain. Then, digging further under the surface, he will learn that Captain Potts has had only twenty-two months sea service in thlrtcnn years. Wilson Back of Movement But most important of all. it Is as serted that President Wilson will ascer tain that Captain Potts, a aid for personnel, selected membero of the ex utnlng board before which he took tests for promotion to the next higher grade In the service. This boarc passed fa vorably on Captain Pelts, who now pro tests against the dtlay In givtng him the advanced rank He must go to sea before he can earn the promotion. This edict of Secretary Daniels is back ed by Pitsident Wilson. The President declaicd toda.' that hi had not jet received Capii Potts' protest, but Secretary Dir.ilels has promised to forward It to him soon. The President todav would not com ment on his course upon receipt of the letter, but he admitted that his posi tion Is distinctly favorable to Sccre tarv Daniels. In fact, it Is said that the President was the Instigator of the movement to abolish soft snaps In the Navy Depart ment, unless sufficient sea duty had been performed bv the holder. Protest Causes Sensation. Captain Potts todav declined to dis cuss his letter, and Secretary Daniels declared that It would not be announced through his office. It will either have to come from the President's office or from Captain Potts himself. Admiral Dewev has hastened to as sure Secretary Daniels that he has en tered no protest with the President against tne ruling In either the case of Captain Potts or Commander Philip Andrews, wno. liKe rapia-n potts, is de- i to tl a1 tr tAn soi-i'lci) nrnllmlrtur.. . advancement. Around the Nnvy Department today the action of Captain Potts caused a sensation. The predictions are freely made that his letter not onlv will "start something.' but will lead to a far greater shake-up than has yj been experienced bv the nav holders of soft Jobs in the land serv Ice. Former Husband Must Pay Notes, Verdict A verdict for J18.250 was returned by a Jury today before Justice Wright In Circuit Court. So. 2, in favor of .Mrs Mattle W. Hand In her Milt against her divorced husband. James D Hand. The suit was filed several months ago. Mrs Hand claiming that her former husband owed her thiee notes for $5,000 each, dated Aprll46. 1906. with interest. Mr. Hand denied liability in his pleadings. The verdict was for the full amount of the notes with Interest, less certain credits allowed by Mrs. Hand. Mrs. Hand, who Is now a resident of Bay Mlnette. Ala., was represented by At torney Wilton J. Lambert. Court Checks Sentences. i Applications of J Harr) Spencer. Al-! bert U. Sholl and Frank L, Mojer. of Wllllamsport. Pn.. for habeas corpus writs to review their sentences to prison for alleged fraud as officers of the Na tional Protective Association were grant ed toda by Supreme Court of the United Slates. MAY CAUSE SHAKE-UP DR. FRIEDMANN TREATS FIFTY WHITE PLAGUE SUFFERERS AT Lllf Hundred Others, Who Plead in Vain At G. W. U. -Hospital, Forced to Leave in Sorrow and Despair Berlin Physician Watched At His Work by Distinguished Persons. CALLS AT WHITE HOUSE, AND GETS MESSAGE OF CHEER FROM PRESIDENT Fifty sufferers from tuberculosis, buoyed by hope in the Friedmann cure, are under treatment by the Berlin savant this afternoon. Nearly a hundred others, who pleaded in vain and were turned aside, left the George Washington University Hospital dispensary in sorrow and despair. After reviewing the cases presented for him, Dr. Fried mann began the injection of his bacilli before what was undoubtedly the most distinguished group of observers that has ever witnessed such a clinic. The Berlin physician was at the hospital before 2 o'clock, the hour set, but it was some time after before actual treatment was begun. , , All morning the doctor spent in the'Gedrge Washing ton Universitylaboratory preparing, with laborious care and nervous haste, the" bacilli for this afternoon's, injec tions. From the laboratory he went direct to the White House, where he was received by President Wilson, and was given the well wishes of the Chief ExecuUve. In commenting on his visit. Dr. Friedmann said that he was struck by the directness, simplicity, and democracy of Mr. Wilson. The President. In signing Dr. Fried mann's autograph album, placed his Senate Committee Chairman Is Asked to Reintroduce Desired Measures. Efforts to obtain Important District legislation during the special session of Congress will be made by the Comtnls cioners The board made public today a list of bills which. In a letter to Senator John Walter Smith, chairman of the Senate District Committee, they have asked be reintroduced. Among them are the following: A bill to create a police and firemen's relief fund; an act to regulate the employment of child labor In the District; n bill making drunkenness In the District a misde meanor, and to provide a hospital for inebriates, a bill to provide additional methods for enforcing and foreclosing lax sales and tax deeds, a bill to am;nd the laws tor the piotectlon of birds, game, and llsh in' the District; a bill to protect public health by regulating the production of milk, cream, and 'ce cream In the District; a bill amend'ng I he act providing for the registration of all cases of tuberculosis In the District; and a bill allowing the use of school buildings by citizens' associa tions ntul other civic organlzatlcns. All of the measures were Introduced at the last session, but failed of action. Bookkeeper Sentenced For Padding Payroll CAMDEN. N J.. April II. Howard Johnson, bookkeeper and pav master ot the Internatlojl NMckel Compan. today pleaded guiltv to embezzling $1,009 through a svstem of padding payrolls and was sentenced to serve from eight een months to seven ears In the State prison. Supreme Court Adjourns; Rate Decision Withheld The Supreme Court of the United States adjourned today without giving its decision In the Minnesota rates or other important cases. COMMISSIONERS ASK NEW DISTRICT LAWS signature at the bottom of a page, beneath that of a number ot ordinary American citizens. his action drawlnr a gasp from the Berlin physician. "I think It Is remarkable, this action." said Dr. Friedmann. "It Is particularly striking, and I think exemplary of your men and your Governments" Dr. Friedmann had reserved a pa go for the President's signature. AfWr the President had signed. Secretary Tu. (Continued on Second Page.) FREE WOOL BATTLE HAS JUST STARTED Democrats Will Demand Low Duty on Fabrics If Fleece Duty Is Cut Down. That the war against free wool has only started Is the assertion of the op ponents of that feature of the tariff bill about the Capitol today. This la true alike in the House and Senate. The Democrats who are lighting free wool are not sanguine of success In their attempt to get a 15 per cent duty on wool. But what they do Intend to fight for. If the cannot get free wool. Is a lower scale of duties on woolaa manufactures. The plans for such a fight are already made In the House and Senate. It promises to be a real battle. Tho men who are In It will take the position that, if the farmers are to be sub jected to free wool, then they must get the benefit of much lower prices on woolen goods, and that such prices will not prevail If the scale of wooTsn good3 duties now In the bill is maintained. Obviously, a possibility of such a fight will be the enlistment of all Sena tors having woolen manufacturing es tablishments to watch over In the strug. gle for a duty on raw wool. The Senate Finance Committee fcebl no meeting todav and will not meet for several days. Senator Simmons Is go ing to N'orth Carolina tonight to attend the wedding of his daughter Wednes day. He will not return until Fridav and no meeting will be held by the committee in the meantime. Asks Open Caucuses. Declaring party caucuses should b made "social and educational organiza tions rather than party machines " Congressman Morgan, of Oklahoma to day Introduced a bill in the House to provide legal control of caucuses and make them public. His bill gives th.i caucus the right to order secrecy by a two-thirds vote. j IN CONGRESS TODAY. HOUSE. The House met at noon. Routine business was transacted and adjournment vva taken at 12:35. The House will reconvene on Thursday Nenrlv yo public and private bills and resolutions were Introduced. " is--- (T. faM$ .VJ.' X.