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--?- i-3tL Hie Iforfuttgtott Wimt LAST AND Home Edition WEATHER FORECAST: Warmer tonight; unsettled. Full Report on Page 2. WASHINGTON, SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 22, 1913. Twenty Pages PRICE ONE CENT. unracBER soog. Yesterday's Circulation, 58,475 HEM'S IMS 1 UCKOFWORRY Reports From Mexico City to Washington Say Dictator Has Been Drinking. THINK HIM IRRESPONSIBLE Lind Warns Harvard Professor Against Going Into the Tur bulent Country. VERA CRUZ, Nor. 22,--An entirely illuminating explanation of the much discussed complacency of President Wilson and the American State De partment in connection with the Mexican situation was furnished here today. The explanation came from an au. thority that could not he questioned. It is simply, that tor several weeks Hnerta has been drinking heavily. On a number of occasions he has, ac cording to reports made to Wash ington, been entirely irresponsible. Realize Situation. Realizing that no Importance could at tach to hU words under such circum stances, "Washington -with daily re ports on hand as to Huerta's condition has slmuly matched up the Huerta statements with the Huerta conditions and let It go at that. It wasvsald that tho Huerta fire-eating has been uniformly coincidental with the Huerta drinking. Detailed reports of Huerta's personal habits have been furnished Washing ton through John Lind and Nelson C'Shaughnessy. charge d'affaires at Mexico City, their reports being based In part on the minute observation of American military attaches with Hu erta's army, and later on the report of secret agents. One reiort stated that Huerta was in the habit of drinking champagne with Ulsbreakfast and -topping It off with cognac. J Keeps Professor Back, "in pursuance of the fixed policy of the American Government of keeping the situation clear and avoiding every possible chance of clashes, John Lind today advised Prof. Tosser, the Har vard archaeologist, against proceeding to Mexico City with his wife and ad vised that he drop his research work . a ; Iia nrOBpnf "With conditions in Mexico City as they are at present, x wuuiu uu ;.. my wife there" said Lind to Prof. Tos r. "and I advise you not to need lessly incur such a risk." Ernesto and &-aristo Madero today a 43. jiaru l were at sea on the scout cruiser -nes- ter. sailing in tne airecuon o na;- . j ...... ...1na fpnm the fitatft Dft partment, through Consul Canada, the Cheaters commanucr . fc..... the Maderoa to the Ward liner Morro CasUe, which sailed from here two days ago for Havana and New York. Gunboats Leave Ports. The Mexican government today or dered ail her gunboats from the ports where they have been at anchor. They are sailing under secret orders, and it Is said that they will hide out at sea. In accordance with the order, the gun boats Zarigoza, Vera Cruz, and Pro greso put to sea from this port early today. News reached here today of a skirm ish yesterday near Santa Rosa between constitutionalists and federals. The Huerta troops lost twelve men killed, and reported that the rebels lost heav ily. Many rebel bands were reported to be prowling In the vicinity of Santa Rosa and Orizaba. Bryan Assails Story Of Protest to Britain Jn a statement today. Secretary of State Bryan assailed the publication of false statements in the morning papers to the effect that he had protested against the action of Great Britain In sending two warships to Mexican wa ters. He said: "The statement published this morn ing to the effect that the State Depart ment had protested against the action of Great Britain in sending two war vessels Into Mexican waters is abso lutely false; and, in denying the state ment, I desire to add a condemnation of the publication of statements of this kind without taking time to Inquire into their truth or falsity. "A denial cannot reach all who may read the statement, nor can It prevent discussions and editorial comments predicated on false statements. Surely In International affairs there ought to be a patriotic desire to promote friend ly relations, and these cannot be pro moted by reckless publication of false statements In regard trf acts of Gov ernment officials. ThA Secretary nlalnlv nhnwnr! thnt ha resented the publication, which was carried in press dispatches dated from Vera Oui as a deliberate nttemnt tn Vera Cruz, as a deliberate attempt to .wt.. pioi hfm In ht affn.t ... A..I the good will of the English in the Mexican crisis. He hinted that the etorv had not come originally from Vera Cruz, but had been Inspired by malicious persons in this country. Throughout the Mexican crisis it has been suggested, not only at the State ueparxmeniv dui ax. me wniie House. CAUSEW1LS0N mat inieresiea persons nave oeen dis seminating false news in the United I TioLilDAYSBURG, Pa.. Nov. States in an effort to force this coun- " lotrlet Attorney Marlon D try into war with Mexico. The Presi- While District Attorney aianon u cuiiuauu; ijiwg .41; no ... uiC dent himself has bitterly resented this on more than one occasion, and has made It plain that he has no Intention of being mad- the tool of these In - terests. 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She will return to the hotel after the lecture and will remain In Washington overnight, leaving for New York early Monday morning. PhorlM Toward Russell, writer and lecturer, will preside at the meeting and will Introduce Mrs. FanKnuriu n subject will be "The Cause of the Re volt In England," and sho will give a full history of the woman's movement In that country and the events leading up to tho outbreak of militancy. o public recelptlon has been arranged for Mrs. Pankhurst, but local suffragists are hoping she will do as she did In Philadelphia where she entered a box at the close of her address and bhook hands with hundreds who crowded up to congratulate her The Englishwoman will be met at the station by several ow the leading suffraKists, including Miss Alice Paul, Mrs. Jessie Hardy Stubs, Mrs Martha p Tagg, Mrs. Irving Moeller, Mrs. Henry Lockwood, Miss Emily K. Perry. Mrs. Bessie Brooke. Miss Winifred Mallon and Miss Elsie Hill With the exception of the first three these wom en will act as ushers at the theater. The local women will present Mra. Pankhurst with a huge bouquet on her arrival, tied with purple, whlto and green ribbons, the colors of the Eng lish suffragists. Miss Buprns will meet Mrs. Pank- is scheduled to speak tonight. The two women have long been friends. Miss Burns having presided at the recent Pankhurst meeting In Baltimore. . Xl. 0 New York to attend to the l,hii,hing of an American edition of P.. JLi...i,i nu,it' hnnlr Tl-i1n From waoiuiimuu jho. j ""'' P.. ..i.tuh.i lflnkhtirxt'H hnok. "Plain Facts About a Great Evil." The copies nw being sold at suffrage headquart . hera were all printed In England. n.rrh the efforts of Anthony Com tnrtr the sale of the book as been prohibited in New York city, Sees Thief in Mirror. 22. Pat- terson was being shaved in a barber shop here ne m, yy ie raiecuon in the mirror, a sneak thief rilling the cash , register. Patterson pounceJ on the man land overpowered him. WILITANT 0 SPEAK PAHKHTJRST. F OVER YALE ELEVEN Cambridge Jammed With Old Grads to See Great Annual Gridiron Contest. CAMBRIDGE. Mass.. Nov. 22. At the atadium here this afternoon the biggest game of the season was staged when Harvard and Yale met In their annual struggle. This classic of American outdoor I sports attracted one of the greatest crowds of history to Boston ana iain- hHilir todav. When tho game was called It was estimated that more than 45.000 persons were looking down upon v oi,i frim the plant stadium upon the twenty-two men who were to battle like gladiators of old for tho premier football honors it the East. Harvard was ctlll thp favorite in the betting today. The Talemcn were con fident, but as Harvard's record for tne season looks much better on paper than does that of the Blue, tho men of fc held back for favorable odds. Bets at 10 to 7 were made during the morning, and as these odds have prevailed for the past week, it did not seem likely that Yale would be given a better thousands poured Into Boston from the early morning trains. Theaters were lammed to the doors last night by the Tootball visitors. Hotel rooms were at a premium As the trains ar rived earlv today streets In the Icinlty (Continued on Page Beventeen.1 IN CONGRESS TODAY. SENATE. Met at noon. Report of Senate Banking and Currency Committee submitted. Privileges and Elections Committee meets and votes to report Poindexter T.1I1 Senator Sterling will introduce Federal university bill. Credentials of Frank P. Glass as Sen ator from Alabama presented and re ferred to committee. HOUSE. Met at noon. Congressman Johnson of Washington assailed the conservation policies of GIfford Plnchot. Congressman Bryan of Washington ,nnii. nn repent riots In Seattle. Mninto-vmce of whipping post by State - of n "t- ware denounced by Consress mawi.,ans of Montana. Appropriation of $20,000 to exterminate Jack rabbits In Rocky Mountain States asked by Congressman Smith of Idaho. Congressman Levy Introduced bill re quiring Interstate Commerce Commis sion to render decisions in rate ques tions within fifty days of filing. HARVARD AVORITE T HREEGURRENCY BILLSREPOHTED Fight, Transferred to Senate, Will Be Resumed Monday, to List Long. WILSON WILL HAVE PART Final Form of Law Will Be Made in Conference, With Presi dent a Strong Factor. The Senate Banking and Currency Committee, which has had the Ad ministration banking bill In its hands since September 18, made its report to the Senate this afternoon. As the result of thl3 action, the currency bill fight is transferred from the committee to tho floor of the Senate. The debate will be opened Monday and will last for many weeks, probably until the mid dle or latter part of the winter. Disagree on Reserve Number. In the end, indications are the bill will largely bo shaped In conference and the conference will largely be domi nated by the President. Three bills are actually turned over to the consideration of the Senate. The so-called Glass-Owen bill, or the bill which passed the House, is reported without recommendation. Chairman Owen, from the committee, submitted the House bill with extensive amend ments together with an elaborate state ment of the views in which he and the other Administration Senators, O'Gor man. Reed. Hollls, Pomercne, and Shaf roth, concur. Senator Hitchcock pre sented the bill on which ho and the Republicans of the committee. Senators Nelson, Weeks, Crawford, McLean, and Brlstow, agree, and, along with this a report expressing their views In fa vor of this bill. Owen Reports 40,000 Words. The reports of views on the bill of the Administration Senators and on the bill supported by the J'itUirvc.r ;ectt ii of the committee are lengthy. The re port of senator Owen is about 40,000 words long, and includes a maze of statistics relating to banking matters." The details of the bills already have been set forth at length. Senator Owen, In making his report, and in saying the committee had divided into two sections, enumerated certain fun damentals on which both sections agreed. These, he said, were the con centration of banking reserves, the volume of such reserves, the volume of capital of tho proposed banks, the mobilization of such reserves, the pro motion of an open discount market, elastic currency and Issuance of Fed eral reserve notes; that tho Federal notes should be obligations of the Unit ed States; that tho system should be 1 regional rather than a central bank system, and that the Government should control the system. He pointed out that the disagreement of the two sections is on the number of reserve banks, the method of subscrib ing for stock of the regional banks, the method of electing directors of tho re gional banks, and the method of ad ministering the regional banks. The primary distinction between tho two plans submitted today is that the Owen plan, or House bill, as modified by the Administration Senators. Is for a bank-owned reglonnl system, with the regional banks under bank control. The Hitchcock section of the committee supports a publicly-owned system, with the central board and the regional di rectorates publicly controlled. The Owen bill provides for eight regional banks and the bill supported by Senator Hitchcock and the Republicans for four regional banks Senator Hitchcock. In reporting the bill agreed on by himself and the five Republican members of tho committee, alluded to tho non-partisan nature of Its consideration and among other things said: Took Regional Plan As Compromise. "Waiving a Htrong preference which prevailed In tho commlttco In favor of a single Government bank with branches we accepted tho regional bank plan as the only hopeful outlook ror action by this Congress, but retained the amend ment substituting four regional banks for twelve. While tho single Govern ment bank would produce tho only perfect mobilization of reserves, as has been demonstrated by the experience of other countries, the the adoption of four regional banks under a single control will, It Is thought, approximate this result, and. In a country so large as ours, with so many banks, probably prove efficient. Every addition to this number of re servo banks must Inevitably tend to dissipate the reserves and weaken the system. The moro reserve banks, the less perfect will be the use of reserve funds, which means that asset cur rency will be Issued with greater fre quency and In larger volume. It will often happen with a system of twelve banks thut a number of them will oe calling for currency and charging a high Interest rate when other reserve banks will be in their dull season with slack demand for money and large balances. With four reserve banks, each embracing a large territory served by branches and having a variety of cll mato and Interests this would rarely occi - Moreover, to cut the country up tntc iy rserve districts means that most. the reserve banks would be comparatively weak and would not In spire confidence. They would not oven equal In size some of their member banks supposed to depend on them." Dance Tonight Arcade Auditorium. Tonight Serpentine Battle. Dancing 'raugnt. uoi. joa. rsot puDllc Advt. MERGER OF Completed Wilson Wedding Cake nnnnnnnnnnnnPnnnnnnnnHn.XBhSnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnl H-flflRliii-li-IH -HiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH-iK lHT.u --HiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH BBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBnBMBMKnBMBvwWnBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMBMfl BiilnErmfCTKiSl The cake weighs 180 pounds, and is made of black fruit. It will adorn the dining table in the State dining room at the White House, where the wedding repast will be held after the wedding ceremony in the East Room. The cake is three feet high, and the vase will contain orchids. These; with the shield monogram of the bride and groom in white icings, will be the only decorations. F State Department to Tell Today What They Are to Wear At White House-Tuesday. The anxiety which has held the coun try spellbound was relieved today, when Miss Isabel Hagner, the private secre tary, phoned the War and Navy De partments that tho officers from those branches of servico who attend the wedding of Miss Jessie Woodrow Wil son and Francis Bowes Sayro on Tues day after"""" would wear their full dress uniform. Een gicaur anxiety was felt relative to the garbing of diplomats, whether in court dress or afternoon attire. From tho same source It a learned that the diplomats would not appear In uniform. In nn effort to keep the wedding as simple as possible, these awo points were omitted. When invitations aro issued to diplo mats from the State Department that have an official significance. It la stated on tho Invitation or In the envelope wneiner or nut m ".,,. v uniform, but the wedding of Miss Jll- 1 inf. rtfttiuiriorari .1 nrivate affair. .such Information was omitted. Having plenty or time in win m ";o ... tollete, tne uipiuuuu ui'"-" not been at any time much concerned, but the outside world has taken the matter quite seriously ... There will bo given out at the W hlte House late this afternoon, a statement ..." ..... rn. ih n'llclal urate rect'n- tions nnd dinners, which the President will give, acconuim 10 tusium Delayed By Wedding. The statement Is generally given out earlier In the season than this, but on account of the excitement incident to the wedding arrangements, the matter wns delayed by a few days. Such a statement Is of considerable consequence to the sociul world, as until the dates are given out, the season Is not supposed to be "really on. you know." The platform upon which Miss Jessie Wilson and Francis Bowes Sayre are to stand when they are married Tues day afternoon at 4:30 o'clock has been taken into the East Room and placed lieiore mu n:'.r - "- for use. The carpet which Is to cover It has been niuur. u"u . "" j..o which will stand sentinel will be wheel- td Into pitiu "' Aiv."..j .........n. . ., first rehearsal probably will take place (Continued on Fourth Page.) DRESS 0 ENVOYS AT WILSON ID01 0. S. TRUST AND MUNSEY RESTORE FINANCIAL T E FOR SERVANTS' ACTS Justice Anderson Rules Man Struck By Fire Chief's Car Can't Hold Government. Justice Anderson, presiding in Circuit Court, No. 2, has ruled In the suit of Jacob Herrman against the District of Columbia, Andrew J. Sullivan, and Wil liam II. Nash to recover 133,000 damages as a result of being run down by a fire truck, that an action may lie against the chauffeur, but that the District can not be held liable for the negligence of Its servants. It Is asserted by young Hermann that while he was crossing D street at Tenth street, the fire chiefs automobile, which was being operated by Mish, under the direction of Sullivan, was driven at an excessive rate of speed, and as a result, he was struck and badly Injured. The District of Columbia Is exoner ated on the principle that the operation of such an automobile is a pnrt of the maintenance of the Fire Department, which Is a governmental function, but that the fact that Sullivan and Nash were governmental officers does not ex cuse them from the results of any negli gence in performing their duties. The plaintiff was represented by At torneys Wilton J. Lambert, Frederic II. Whippier, and R. H. Yeatman, and the District was represented by Assistant Corporation Counsel Whitford. Will Offer in Senate Bill For University Senator Sterling of South Dakota will introduce In the Sennte shortly a bill for a great national university located in Washington. He proposes this In stitution shall be the capsheaf of the country's educational system. Senator Sterling Is not a new convert to the Idea, but has been working on It for months. Tennessee Buys Prison Farm. NASHVILLE. Nov. 22 With the pur chase today of a 2,312-acre farm belong ing to the Nut Baxter estate and ad joining the penitentiary farm of i,eo acres, near here, the State of Tennessee arranged to provide food supplies for ltd prisons. The price paid for the farm was 1196.520. OIT T CONFIDENCE IN CITY Anxiety Concerning U. S . Trust Co. Ends With Change in Ownership and the Announcement That Every Dollar on Deposit Is Guaranteed By the Munsey Trust' Co. and By Its Presi dent, Frank A. MunseVr " - U. S. TREASURY 0FFICI ALLY ANNOUNCES THAT MERGED INSTITUTIONS ARE SOUND By JUDSON C WELLIVER. Following an intensely dramatic series of lightning like developments which had brought Washington to the verge of a financial crash, security, confidence, and calm were brought back to the community today by the an nouncement that the Munsey Trust Company had absorbed the United States Trust Company. For several days there has been persistent report of trouble impending fortheUnited States Trust Company. A steadypressure for money has been exerted by its depos itors. Yesterday this pressure suddenly expanded to the proportions and character of a run. When banking hours closed yesterday the alarm was all over the city. It had flashed to every section of the town, and the fear was by no means confined to the 55,OOQ depositors of the United States Trust Company. It was realized that atfisaster in that quarter, involving as it did. about one-sixth of the'populatron ot theicitys actuatlfc psoitors, would reach out to every department of the finan cial and business fife of the" community. That wasthe situation at the' close of banking hours yesterday. It was realized, and was the almost unanimous comment of the business community, that the one power that might save the situation was the Munsey Trust Com pany, backed by its president, Frank A. Munsey. Mr. Mun sey's financial ability and his large interests in Washington aroused the hope that his institution would yet come to the rescue, a hope strengthened by the knowledge that Mr. Munsey's representatives had for two days been discus sing a merger of the Munsey Trust Company and the United States Trust Company. To the waiting, expectant, fearful community came first the news that Mr. Munsey, summoned, in urgent haste, had arrived about 5 o'clock from New York. It seemed a labor of Hercules to carry out the enormous transaction which should mean assurance 'and absolute solidity in place of misgiving and uncertainty, and to close it before the opening of another business day. But just that labor was performed. Mr. Munsey hurried into conference with the business elements that had summoned him; the officers and di rectors of the United States Trust Company, his own as sociates in the Munsey Trust Company, and the banking interests of the town, allied in the Clearing House. Out of that conference came before midnight the agreement on terms for the absorption of the United States Trust Com pany by the Munsey Trust Company. The arrangement was assisted in every possible and proper way by the officials of the Treasury Department, who gave not only their approval to the adjustment, but publicly announced that the merger meant a definite end to all insecurity, and the positive assurance that every customer of the United States Trust Company was per fectly safe. The Munsey Trust Company, organized last May with $2,000,000 capital, was the one institution in the city to which the Treasury and the financial interests had instinc tively turned as the possible guarantor and insurance of the situation. It was a matter of hours to avert the crisis. Precious, pregnant, fleet-footed hours they were; but the event proved that with steady hands and determined pur pose at the helm, there were enough of them. Mr. Munsey learned exactly the situation, conferred with his associates, who meanwhile had studied carefully the condition of the United States Trust Company, coun- (Continued on Fourth Page.) TRUST