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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. TUESDAY: JULY 28: 1912 " V Tr ----pfW,''---t' tr rv ana try persons suspected sassination conspiracy. This stand taken by Austria tied the hands of Ger any. Though the Kaiser accepted in principle the plan the British foreign minister, it was pointed out unoffi lly before the formal reply was made that Germany mld not approve any mediation plan wtihout the -consent Austria, her ally. Germany indicated htat she approved in a general ay the plan advanced by Gre', but declared it was im- iSSlDie tor ner to dictate to ner fs with Servia. Austria was determined that Servia should accede to all demands ide in the ultimatum delivered last var. Servia took the position that th reply made to the Austrian note. that an invasion of Servia could not efforts of the powers will now be assurances from the Czar that hte hands off. Germany favors localizing the Troops are on the move, however, c f the Czar's .government will be orders from, Berlin. Austria today formally notified and all other cowers will be immediately advised through diplomatic channels. War was declared even ambassadors in various capitals were still endeavoring to arrange negotiations for peace. The Austrian government has taken over all telegraph ana teie- phone lines. Information was first received in Benin Dy teiepnone in f e form of a bare official announcement, which was all that censor vould permit to go through. Russia is preparing for an yeventuality. Fourteen army corps are said to have been ordered mobilized by ft Czar. Reports that his maesty Jeft for Finland were unconfirmed oday. Unconfirmed rumors declare that Russian troops are now concen- -ating on the border. Only yesterday, however, the Czar officially in formed Germany that general mobilization orders had not been issued. With war actually declared all Balkan states will be asked for n immediate expression of their attitude in the conflict. The- Ger in foreign office was reported today to have sounded Roumania on ,hns question. The powers fear that other Balkan countries will rally to the aid of Servia, again involving the entire district in conflict Greece has already expressed her allegiance to Servia, if the statement of the Greek minister in Constantinople may be accepted. Moving Troops Arouse Patriotism in Berlin BERLIN, July 28. Large bodies of troops in field uniform and equipment moving through the streets of Berlin aroused the greatest excitement in the city and indicated the sudden turn for the worse aken in the Austro-Servian situation. It was officially declared that the movement of troops was of no significance as they were merely changing quarters, but this ex planation was not accepted by the crowds in the streets, roused to uild outbursts of patriotism. The government has issued an order prohibiting further street demonstrations. Twenty-seven socialist and other anti-war meetings are scheduled for tonight. Runs on all banks were increasing today. At Prague, $8,000,000 as been withdrawn within the past forty-eight hours. Several banks ave been forced to close. German Crown Prince Busy Playing Tennis BERLIN July a Kaiser Wilhelm Is 'aking no changes with the crown pHnce n the crisis -which all Europe faces. While the powers are endeavoring to overt a war which may plunge the en Ure continent into conflict. Frederick Wilhelm will play tennis at Zoppot. a seaside resort, seven miles from Danzig. The heir to the German throne today -ecelved orders to remain at Zoppot. He las been playing tennis there, and con Inued recreation on the courts 'a the only military duty his royal father de sires of him until the present crisis is passed. The order issued toy tne ivaiser taken as an lndlcat'on of fear on the part of the war lord and his advisers that the crown prince might be carried away by war fevor and commit some indiscretion In Berlin that would so place Germany a to make a conflict r'l?athi3 is not the reason for the exile rf the crown prince to the tennib courts. Then the Germans believe he Is being nnnished for his recent public Indorse ment of the warlike book. "Germany-a HTWsifs not' the first time the Kaiser haYeen fit to shunt the avowedly wVriike heir to the throne lo some unt removed from the capital For an outbreak In the reichstag. when he A&lauded a war-like debate, he was S I to a Weak army post. looked inonby armv men as hardly lew than Servitude when being compelled o serve there. Austrians Capture Servian Steamer XIS1I, Servia. July .'i-The Servian steamer Dellgrada was captured by the viirtrlans at Orchava today. Jiccordlng to an announcement uy ; .. ttent LONDON. July 2i-The Servian lega dta received ottlcial advices today of toe capture by Austrians at Kocevar, of two Servian vessels. Says U. S. Would Profit By a War in Europe CHICAGO, July 28. A general Euro pean war would bring greatly Increased prosperity to the American farmer and at the same time stimulate business activity ia the United States In nearly very-One, according to H. A. Garver. nMHiNBt$ahnuM&-terM or Deine connecieu wiui we any in reapeu. iu ner ucdi- week, or take the consequence she had gone as far as possible in Russia has stated unofficially be countenanced, and the chief directed toward gaining positive Russian government will keep war between Servia and Austria. and the first overt act on the part followed by general mobilization Servia of the declaration of war while Sir Edward Grey and British of foreign and domestic commerce here. "Ever since the new crop of wheat became available there have been enor mous sales of wheat for export to Europe." Garver said today. "Should war really come In Europe, the crops there now ready to be harvested would rx devastated; there wouia be a tre mendous demand for American grains, and the price paid the American farm er would jump correspondingly." Indicating the importance gain brok ers attach to the situation in Europe, wheat prices Jumped hharply early yes terday on war talk. Iater In the" day. when it seemed that the war would be localized, prices dropped. Transfers of Liquor Licenses Are Granted The following applications for trani feTs of liquor licenses were granted by the Excise Board today: Barroom Charles II. Clark, from John B. Rueth and 1213 Seventh street northwest, to 510 Ninth street north west; James B. McDonnell, from 432 Eighth street southeast to 312 Seventh street southwest; Peter J. Lynch, from 1200 Third sreet northwest to 623 Sev enth southwest; Mary A. Solan, from Mary A. Solan, executrix of the estate of F. A. Solan, at 1003 Seventh street northwest; William E. Burke, from Graham & Toomey. receivers in the case of William O'Keefe, at 3258 M street northwest; Albert Schulteis, from C. H. Bauman and G. H. Schultza. executors in the estate of Wilhelmlna Hcie, at 1742 L street northwest. Wholesale James O. Vermillion, from Cnarles raemer and 735 Seventh street northwest to S31 Seventh street northwest; Charles Jacobsen, presi dent Arlington Brewing Company, from northeast corner Twenty-seventh and K stiets northwest to 2622 L street northwest. The board refused the nnnlirntlnna nf I j. j. Crowley for transfer of barroom th , t .w, p,nn.w,..nni- . northwest, and of O'Hanlon & Murray, from 1519 Seventh street to 1521 Seventh btreet northwest. New Haven Case Delayed. With Attorney General McReynolds and T. W. Gregory, special assistant At torney General In the New Haven case. both on short occasions, no action in the criminal proceedings against the New Haven directors Is likely before next week. The Attorney General will return probablj tomorrow, but Gregory is not expected back until next week. It is thought that Gregory will then go to New Tork to direct the criminal nro-l ccedlngs .contemplated. agJart-4h-Nw; gaytosauwtuifc PRICE OF BEEF TO DROP IN m Mrs. Housekeeper Will Get Ben efit of Decreased Cost to Packers. The retail pries of beef Is to be low ered -within the- next few days, accord ing to the belief of Washlnston tnar ketmen. The wholesale figures today on all grades of beef are lower, than those quoted last week, and the current prices are expected to conUnue as lone as the decreased demand for beef exists. The top price lor native steers, the choicest beef product sent to Washing ton from the Western beef houses. Is U6 cents a pound. The top price for the same product last week -was 16 cents. Medium steers are quoted at 12 cents today, and cows, tho lowest grade of Western beef, are listed at 11 cents a pound. No changes are noted In the price- of pork or other meat products. The decreased prices are not appar ent in the retail markets yet, but prob ably will be before the end of the week, according to the expectations of butchers. A drop of a few cents a pound can be looked for on steaks and roasts, although there Is a general tendency among the retailers to buy sparingly, hoping that a still farther reduction In the wholesale figures may come. The Washington agencies for "West ern beef houses are receiving full sup plies of beef something they have not been doing for several weeks and this Is taken by the retailers to lndlcato that a still lower wholesale figure may ensue. CONTRACT IS SIGHED County Board Takes Action on Agreement to Provide $60, 000 for Mt. Vernon Road. A contract guaranteeing $60,000 for the construction of that portion of the Washington to Mt. Vernon boule vard running through Alexandria county. Va., -was signed today by the boar dof supervisors of Alexandria county. Late this afternoon or to morrow It will be signed by the Act ing Secretary of. Agriculture. and preparations for the work will De begun Immediately. The signing of the agreement put ting up necessary funds today assures construction of the road from Arling ton Cemetery to Alexandria, The board of supervisors did not meet today to sign the contract with the Government Instead their signa tures were put on the necessary papers Individually, the board having been authorized to sign at a meeting yesterday. Chief Engineer V. M. Pierce, of the public roads division of the Depart ment of Agriculture, took the pre pared agreement to tho Alexandria countv court house shortly after noon and delivered It to Geore H. Kucker. clerk to the board. He took It In turn to Edward Duncan. W. C Wllbert and Robert L. Walker, members of the board, for-their signatures. Chief Knglneer Pierce said today that plans and surveys will be Immediate ly made. The road is to be built by .ATitrrt tinrtr hla sUDervlslon. The Public Roads Bureau will adver tise for bids just as soon as me Hireti flcatlons are ready, and It Is believed that the actual road construction will be begun next month. Advance Militia Guard Leaves Here for Norfolk To look after the camp equipage and officers' baggage which left Washing ton on a barge last Saturday, a detail of fifty-three officers and men, acting as an advance guard) of 1,600 District militiamen who will attend the annual encampment at Virginia Beach. Va., will leave Washington by steamer tonight for Norfolk. This detail will attend to the transhipment of the camp equip ment from Norfolk to Vlrginiu Beach. The officers who will be In charge ot the detail are Capt William R. Mc Cathran and Lieut. William X. Wall, First Infantry; Capt Harry S. Weirloli and Lieut.. Robert Hahneman. Second Infantry; Lieut A. C. Newman, First Separate Battalion; Capt O. C. Terry, Signal Corps, and Major W. D. Fales, Held hospital. Capt Edwin M. Novils, camp quarter master, is at Virginia Beach looking after the details of mapping out the camp. Captain Nevils will attend ex clusively to the National Guard end of the camp. leaving the army quarter master to look after the regular troops. Carbajal May Face New Demands in Parks Case Mute evidence of the death of Orderly Samuel Parks, who disappeared from the Vera Cruz ranks weekn ago, was received today by General Funston. at Vera Cruz. In the form of an identifica tion tag from the Mexican war office. This tag. according to Funstons In formation, was taken from a heap of blood-stained clothing Identified as that of Parks. Unofficial information to Secretary of War Garrison today show ed that the clothing had been recovered as the result of an investigation by the Mexican government. It was under stood that the clothing was about to be thrown out unceremoniously by the Janitor of the war office, when the tag was found and mailed to Funston by some unidentified person. That new demands will be sent to the Carbajal government for punishment of Parks' slayer is probable. Southern Railway Probe Adjourns to November At the conclusion of the cross ex amination of President Fairfax Har rison, of the Southern Railway, by the Senate Committee Investigating alleged discrimination against Southern Inde pendent operators this afternoon the committee adjourned until November 15. President Harrison admitted that only about one-thousandth of 1 per cent or the common stock of the Southern was owned by he members of the board ol directors, and 75 per cent of the Htock was owned abroad, while practically none of It was owned in the South, and lees than 2-par cnt.t. tb bonds in OULEVJMD STOCKS SLUMP ON E Forced Liquidation and Heavy Selling by Foreign Banks Depress Market. LONDON. July 28. Depressed by the unfavorable character of political news, stocks sank to the lowest level of the present crisis before the closing of the market today. Forced liquidation for both local and continental accounts also affected the market. There was some heavy selling by for eign banks, chiefly In Russian mine shares, Mexican rails, oil shares and Rio Tlntos. Tho rest of the Interna tional list was flat BERLIN, July 28. Runs on the Sav ings banks of Berlin wero renewed to day. They -were even worse than yes terday, hundreds storming the doors of the Institutions and demanding their deposits. Representatives of the big banks of the capital were in conference today discussing ways and means of meeting the heavy demands made upon them. The governors of the bourse took steps to allay the panic, -which has seized all traders, and check the sell ing movement, which has spread like wildfire. PARIS, July 28. All quotatlonson the Paris stock exchange have been sus-l pended temporarily by the Chamber of Bankers. This action followed the re ceipt of what was stated to be "alarm ing news" from Vienna and Berlin. Stock Market Declines Follow War Declaration NEW YORK. July 28. Following re ceipt of news of the declaration ot war by Austria, the stock market became very active and weak. Southern Railway went down to 17, off 2. Other declines were: Amalga mated Copper, 62, off 21: Reading. 166S. off 3H; TJnited States Steel. 67. off 2U: Southern Pacific. 90Ti. off 2H; Ca nadian Pacific, 170H. off 6: nd Erie, 22H. off 2. CHICAGO, July 28. The announce ment that Austria, has declared war on Servia caused frantic trading on the board of trade a few minutes before noon. Within a few minutes prices for wheat Jumped 6 cents a bushel. Chaplain of House Prays for Peace The chaplain of the House of Rep resentatives, Dr. Henry N. Couden, ' played for peace in Europe today. In his customary praye.r when the House convened today Dr. Couden asked that "war .and rumors of war shall be no more,". and that the na tions Involved mav find a peaceful solution of their misunderstand ing. Pribilof Island Affair Is Sent to McReynolds Secrary of Commerce Redfleld, on recommendation of Dr. E. Lester Jones, deputy commissioner of the Bureau of Fisheries, today preferred charges against employes of the Fisheries Bu reau on the Pribilof Islands to the De partment of Justice. Dr. Jones has been investigating charges of Immoral conduct by certain employes toward native women and of furnishing liquor to natives. The resig nations of the three employes Involved have been received, but acceptance Is In abeyance pending action by the Depart ment of Justice. Will Table McDermott Resolution of Censure The House Judiciary Committee to day authorized Congressman Floyd to lajton the table the committee reso lution recommending censure for for mer Congressman James T. McDermott because of his alleged connection with the lobbyists of the National Associa tion of Manufacturers. Mr. McDermott resigned last week as a member of the House. House Adopts Conference Sundry Civil Report The House this afternoon adopted the conference report on tho sundry civil annronnatlon bill, carrying JllO.OOO.fOO This Is an Increare of C.CO.OOO over the bill nn it originated in tne House. Police Trail Swindler. Police today sent out a warning against a swindler who has been ob taining money from persons living In the northwest section by representing himself as salesman for a tailoring establishment The man carries a package of samples of cloth, and agrees to make a suit of clothes for $6. collect ing Jl and $2 on account. Thp name and address which he gave proved fictitious. Lecture to Keep Wells. Dr. Emery Relslnger. nssoclnto pro fessor of anatomy at Georgetown Uni versity, will give a lecture on "Food and Cleanliness as a Prevention of Disease" this evening at S o'clock at Foundry Methodist Churrh. ThlB will be one of the lectures In the "Keep Well'" scries The past Irrturs ,nv been attended only by women, but men as well an women havn been Invited to hear Dr. Relslnger WEATHER REPORT. The forecast for the District of Co lumbiaPartly cloudy tonight and Wed nesday: moderate temperature. Maryland Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday: moderate temperature; moderate to fresh northeast to north winds. Virginia Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday; not quite so warm In cen tral portion tonight; variable winds. The temperatur todav as rpelntArod at the United States Weather Bureau nna AinecKi U. S. BUREAU. AFFLECK'S. S a. m 9 a. m 10 a. m 11 a. m R a. m 71 9 a. m 73 10 a. m 75 11 a. m 77 12 noon 77 12 noon 1 p. m 73 I 1 p. m 2 p. m W 2 p. m TIDE, TABLE. High tide 12.01 a. ra. Low tide fi. 12 a. m. and 6:2S p. m. BUN TABLE. matn twHaum, ,..trtl LONDON Nearly 40,000,000 Men Are Available For War on Land, Sea, and in the Air Classic Struggle of All History Possible by Division of Eu rope Into Factions. RUSSIA ALONE HAS 5,000,000 MEN READY Aeroplanes Highly Developed and Ready for Great Part in the Struggle. , Greater than all the armies ever be fore assembled will be those called on In case the countries which are parties to the triple alliance and the triple entente are finally brought Into the war between Austria ana servia. ir we en tire strength of the nations Involved were placed In the field or If a fair pro portion of them were called out they would make" the armies of past conflicts seem small by comparison. Servia one of the little nations of the world has not much of an army. Latest figures, prepared this year, show that her army in time of peace numbers S2.000 men. Her war strength is 240.000. and in addition to this force she has an unorganized body of men, who, in case of d!re,necesstt could be called on for service numbering 60,000 more. This body of men would be but a speck com pared with the tremendous armies which would be called upon to shoulder arms if Russia, France, and Great Britain, composing the triple entente, took up the cause of Servia. Russia in Lead. Russia, leads all the big countries mentioned both In peace strength and war footing, although her war footing Is but 300,000 in excess of that of Ger many. She has 1,290.000 men in times of peace and 6.000,000 as a war footing. France has 720,000 for a peace guard and -1,000,000 as a war footing. Great Britain has a peace footing of 254,000 and a war footing of 730,000. The total armies of the Triple Entente number 2,264.500 In times of peace and the gi gantic number of 10,230,000 in tlmvs of war. The same three countries have a combined force of 8,200,00 unorganized men of military age who could be drawn on In case of emergency. This would make the stupendous number of men available for actual service in the Triple Entente, exclusive of those or Servia, nearly 20,000,000. 34,000,000 Men Available. The totals of the three countries- com posing the Triple Alliance Austria, Ger many and Italy are almost as stagger ing. The total war footing of the com bination Is 8,400,000; the peace strength, 1,510,000. The same .countries have an unorganized force of -men of military strength which numbers 6,200,000, or about 14.000,000 men who could In a pinch be called on for service. Three of the Balkan states which might possibly become Involved In the Imbroglio are Rumania, Bulgaria and Greece. The combined peace footing of these countries is 1?0,500: the war foot ing. 1.030,000. In war footing Rumania leads the three with 500.000. Bulgaria comes next and Greece last In naval strength tho Triple Entente would be nearly twice as strong In numbers of ships and men as the Triple Alliance. Of the Triple Entente Great Britain leads, "with 569 ships of all kinds battleships, cruisers, torpedoes, destroyers, monitors and submarines. To man these she has 137,000 men. France comes second, with 419 'ships , ROR21 mm. Russia has 220 ships. with 52.463 men. The total number of ships of tne xnpie t.nienie j i.uo. ji a force of men numbering 250,584. nnnnoH tn th Trinle Entente are the German navy, with 325 ships of all classes and 66.7S3 men: iiaiy. wiui ten .viina and .13 (19K men. and Austria. with 114 ships and 17,581 men. a grand total Of 608 snips ana in,s men. Air Craft Ready. For the first time in any conflict of great proportions the aerial war craft would bo brought into use, and so swift has been the progress In aerial develop ment that the aeroplanes, dirigibles and other air craft would without doubt re ceive n. genuine test Airships were used In Tripoli, but It was never shown Just what could be done on a large "jcale with navigators and operators of highly de veloped skllL Latest figures show that France easily leadi all other nations In her air light ing force. She has 750 air nnd sea planes, with 300 first class and 250 sec ond class pilots. Next to her comes Rus sia, with 380 aeroplanes and seaplanes, and "many excellent pilots," according to Hazel'a classification. Great Britain has 130 aeroplanes and seaplanes, with sixty first class and 170 second class pilots. Of tho countries allied In the Triple Alliance, Germany has 350 aeroplhnes and seaUanes; Austria has 150 machines of both kinds, and Italy has 200. Tne or ganization and transport of Austria and Italy are classed as "fairly good." Ice Falling on His Toe Results in Man's Death A block of Ice falling on a hljr toe caused the death In Emergency Hos pital early today of John G. Ocser, aged fifty-four, of 5.18 Maryland ave- .AnthwAt Thw ncrlrient OC- curred nearly two weeks ago. Last Saturday ucser was uucen io uio uud pltal sulerlnp from blood poisoning 1..,' (mm infection of the wound. He succumbed to the disease this morning. Sewer Explodes; 12 Hurt. PITTSBURGH. July 28. Twelve men wero injured, four seriously, when a new kewer being constructed in Thirty third street blew up today, ripping the t.n.A -n. Dunn flvannn in tha tiiorouBiiiiiir. ' """-; V, : j . Allegheny river, with loss estimated at mere than $160,000. Sleeveless Gowns Require Hairless Arms Fashion says sleeveless, low-necked gonns for this season. This means hairless arms and neck if you do not want to be humiliated. O'Donnell's Drug Store say;j that the safest best and quickest way to be absolutely free from 111 trace of superfluous hair Is to use tho famous medical prescription known as Mrs. Osgood's Wonder for Superfluous Hair. It Is delightful to use and absolutely harmless. A slnsle application makes hair on face, neck, arms, hands, or any other part of the body quickly dlsap- The cost Is small, and O'Pnnnell s Drug Store will supply you, or lit fact any up-to-date druggist or department store, on a Mony-Baolc guaranto RELATIVE STRENGTH OF EURpPE AN NATIONS TRIPLE ALLIANCE. "" Navy. m Number'Ships. Men. Austria .'. ; 1" ".581 Germany 325 66,783 Italy - 169 33,095 Totals ' 608 117,459 ' Army. Peace-Footing. War Footing. Austria 390,000 2,000,000 Germany 870.00C 5,200,000 Italy ....:.: 250,000 130,000 Totals ."". 1,510,000 v 8.4QO.000 TKIPLF. ENTENTE. Navy. Number Ships. Russia 220 France V 419 Great Britain.....'..... 569 Totals Russia .V...: France Great Britain i.... Totals .... COUNTRIES THAT MIGHT BE INVOLVED. Army. Peace Footing. War Footing. Rumania ......-....-.... ........... 95,000 500,000 Bulgaria ..m.:J.... . 60,500 380,000 Greece ....-................-..... 25,000' 150,000 Totals .-... SERVIAN ' Servia Use Novel In Suffrage Fight "Voiceless- Lectures". 'With "Melting Pot" to Bring Funds for Battle in Seven Western States This Fall. , . "Voiceless lectures" are being planned by Mrs. Antoinette Funk and th other officers of the Congressional commit tee of the National American Woman Suffrage Association as an adjunct of the "melting pot" appeal for the cause. Already large display placards have been printed and assembled In folio form, each with an appeal of some kind. These folios, together with a com plete "melting pot" equipment, will be placed In charge of a corps of the most beautiful young women In the cause, who will take their stands In promi nent windows, offered for the purpose by sympathetic merchants. There they will Invite their sympathizers to de posit whatever precious motal they may wish to contribute in tho melting pot while the reasons for tho appeal will be clearly set forth on the placards seri ally displayed. Not only In Washington, but In all the largo cities of the country, leaders of the movement will establish these window stations to raise funds to as sist the suffragists In their light JBr the vote in seven States, where tha question will bo voted upon this falL These States aro Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota. Nebras ka, Missouri, and Ohio. Wilson and Cabinet Discuss War Crisis The Cabinet today briefly dlscurrcc' the outlook In Europe for a general war. Secretary of State Bryan pre sented the confidential reports of the American diplomatic representatives at London. Paris, Berlin and St Peters burg. All agreed that whllo tho sltua; tlon was critical It was far from hope However. If war does come. Involving nny or all of the great powers, tho United' States will assume a strict poli cy of neutrality. It was tho consensus of opinion of the President and his ad visors that thero was nothing at thh time that the United States can do In the matter. A AAA AAA A AAA Loik Over Your iewelry We will cash In your old Jewelry, J gold and silver or will allow full $ value In exchange for new goods. We have a French artist who will t furnish you original designs for I platinum Jewelry. Adolph Kahn 935 FSt. yVyvVVVyVVYV i.t.-.Iti:M'l'l&UsilMiIal i Men. 52,463 60,621 137,500 250,584 i;208 Army. Peace Footing. War Footing. 1,290,000 5,500.000 720,000 4,000,000 254,500 730,000 2,264,500 10,230,000 180,500 1,030,000 ARMY. , Peace Footing.- War Footing. "32,000 240,000 Methods Flank Movement May Cause Congressmen to Meet At tack From Own Household in Suffrage Appeal. .. . The stay-at-home members of the Congressional Union for Women's Suffrage today are planning a flank movement on those Congressmen who have been seklng to arold the issue behind the claim that their wives are opposed to suffrage. In several In stances, at least, it has come to the attention cf Miss Lucy Burns, ot the union, that the opinion entertained by the ladles In question was in reaUty quite different from that indi cated by their husbands. ' So a committee has been orcanized to Interview quietly the wives of all Congressmen who have given this excuse, ascertain their actual views, and confrot the vote-seeking hus band In question in an endeavor to force them upon record. It is believed that in some instances it will be nossible even to enlist the actlvei support of the wives in over coming the obiectlons of tho Con gressmen as well as In furthering tho suffrage cause otherwise. Miss Edith Kanszche. of Baltimore, who was in charge of the Congres sional Union office today, received word that Mrs. Jess!e Hardy Stubbs has abandoned her horseback tour or the Catsklll with Mr. John Jay White end Miss Kmh Astor Noyes, and has hurried to Minnesota to be gin an active campaign in the crucial States or the West. Colored Boy in Hospital, Shot by White Lad With a bullet wound In the left groin. Lawrence Smothers, thirteen, colored, 1114 Second street southeast is a pa tient today In Casualty Hospital. Law rence Raum. thirteen, white, who Is al leged to have dono the shooting. Is at the house of detention. The shooting occurred last night at First and M streets southeast, and Is said by the police to have been tha culmination of a- feud between white and colored boys living In the neighbor hood. Smothers Is not seriously wounded. Mother's Friend Before Baby Arrives During several weeks of expectancy there Is a splendid external embrocation' in our "Mother's Friend" In which thousands of wom en have the most unbounded confl- dpnrA Thnv hnVA ' used It and know. They tell of Its wonderful Influence to ease the abdomi nal muscles and how they avoided those dreaded stretching pains that are so much talked about. This safe external application is gently used over the skin to render it amenable to the natural stretching which It undergoes. The myriad of nerve threads Just beneath the skin Is thus relieved of unnecessary pain-pro, duclng causes and great physical relief Is the result as expressed by a host of happy mothers who write from experl- i ence. It Is a subject that all women should be familiar with as "Motner's Friend" has been In use. many years, and Is recommended by grandmothers who In their earlier days learned to rely upon this splendid aid to wonfen. You can obtain "Mother s Friend" at almost any drug store. Get a bottle today and then write for our little book so useful to expectant mothers. Address Bradfleld Regulator Co., S12 !r'fcJ: KlkS VILLA PROM i.s. ; HE WILL BE GOOD Carothers Returning From Trip to Chihuahua. to Deliver Note to the General. JUAREZ. Mexico, July 21-After de livering to General Villa, at Chihuahua, a note from the American State. Depart ment George C Carothers. special agent of the department today started, back to the border. Ha refused to dis cuss the contents of the note, but it is understood It was a notice to Vina that the American Government would not tolerate further breaches between himself and General' Carranza. Caroth ers is said to be bringing Villa's reply. It is understood the rebel chieftain promised to "be good." Sam Reval. the American taken pris oner by constitutionalists at Palomas. Chluahua. has been ordered deported from Mexico. He will oross the border near Columbus, N. M., today. i Reports from Collma. say Gen. Ahraro Obregon has arrived there from Gua dalajara with a large force, and that he will open a campaign against the ' remaining federal positions on the west coast- before moving on Mexico City; Carbajal Forces Sweep Zapatistas From Capital Thirty thousand Mexican Federals, the pick of the army, today dominate the situation in Mexico City. Zapata, who has menaced the capital for weeks, is in retreat He has been driven back by the Carbajal forces awaiting the outcome of the peace ne- - gotlatlons between the Carbajal and Caranza envoys, according to General Funston's report to the War Depart ment today. .He reported that the federals aacon- tinning the offensive against the Zapa tistas, but that the constitutionalists are raiding the ranches to the south j" of the 'American lines outside of Vera -Cruz. These constitutlonalisas are com manded by Gen. Ricardo tpez. "All reports received today from Mex ico are confirmatory of the belief that ultimate peace is near. v MANN'S RE SOLUTION ON KEWIP TABLID The House Judiciary Comnilttea to day voted to table the resolution intro duced by Minority Leader Mann, ask ing the President to send to the House the papers in the case of Br. Thc.mas'J. Kemp, whose sentence was recently commuted by the President The committee based its action oa the theory that the .Constitution gives the President sole authority to pardon or commutes the" sentence of. offenders, and that Congress has no right what ever to inquire into the executive action in such cases. , ., Dr. Kemp was convicted or a misuse f of the malls and was sentenced to two vears' Imprisonment and fined $500. The President recently waived the prison sentence. Dr. E. J. Kemp Pays His Fine With $500 Bill A five-hundred-douar bill 'was paid today to Edwm J. McKee. clerk of Criminal Court No. 1. by Attorney John E. Laskey In payment of. the fine of $500 assessed against Dr. Thomas J. "Kemp, son-in-law of Senator Fletcher, of Florida, whose two-year prison sentence, following his conviction rfa charge of unlawful use of the mal, was commuted by President Wilson to the fine. Attorney Laskey expressed"the opinion that it was immaterial that the i?esl ocnt's action was taken before the man cate of the Court of Appeals afflrmlne the Judgment of the lower court was handed down. Foils a Housebreaker. Policeman J. W. Kite, of the Fifth precinct, early today discovered a col ored man attempting to get In the rear . -m .i t.MA tt "WIlHnm Land- door Ol inw uvu.o " ."r ..Trif, volght 1 C street southeast As Kite .ipproacnea, mo uum-ra """"ir .ill Jumped from the porch, ran by the officer, and escaped. Kite fired his re volver at the man. but It Is not Be lieved the bullet struck him. ARE WRINKLES CAUSED IY MODERN SOCIAL LIFE? Often the papers and magazines have made the rather broad statement that modern " social life Is the only cause for wrinkles. Undoubtedly modern social life contributes some to the existence of wrinkles, but one can hardly say It is the cause. However, the wrinkles do come and old age has never made for attractiveness, so we use the best means to resist the tell-tale marks. A search for the very best In wrinkle eradlca'tors has brought us to this formula for an economical vegetable Jelly cream as the simplest wrinkle re mover and skin stimulator. Its mask like action protects the surface while It stimulates the blood vessels to perform their upbuilding work. Just get from your druggist an ounce ot almozoln. put It Into a fruit Jar and add a half a pint of water. Before retiring a,pply rather thickly over wrinkled or flabby surface and allow It to dry. It -U-harden rapidly and you wllj note a slight tightening of the skin. 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