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-- rT" T5""Pv. Pfc ; Shelfostetatt ffime ' M HOME EDITION Weather Forecast: Fair Tonight and Thursday W NTJMBEB 8245. WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 29, 1914. PRICE ONE CENT. 41 I AISER'S HAND STAYS "- 4 3 i - J J '3 oi v-rl.TSr- v- -",.'; WAR BIG BUSINESS E WILSON. BUT URGE REPOSE Hugh Chalmers Favors Plan for Speedy Trust Legislation and Sees Prosperity Ahead If Rate Decision Is Favorable Representatives of Wholesale Organizations Tell President the Clayton Bill Should Be Amended. Probably th most Important confer- ces with the possible exception of that -with J. P. Morgan yet. held by President "Wilson 'with business men, ttuk place today. Nearly every busi- nets organization in the general whole sale line was represented at one con ference, while the second was with Hugh Chalmers, .automobile manufac t irer. It was explained that the conferences. like all others that have 'preceded them, were to permit a. general ex clianffe?'9f views -.regarding business. Various 'sentiments were developed 'rora the - visitors, but the President -sain Insisted -that If cp-oporation will '-m from business men gecnrally t ere Is no doubt that real prosperity 111 come. He Reassured President. On leaving the President Hugh Chalmers said: 'I told the President I was heartily 1 1 favor of hie plan to get the trust escalation through. I told him very ankly that the entire trouble with i business of the country is uncer tainty. There has been- agitation for a legislation for nine or ten years, et us get it off our hands. Xinety- e to ninety-nine per cent of the rualness men of the country are hon- 11. It the laws seem drastic to the remaining fraction it Is not for us i- protest; that is their affair. "Out where I come from In Detroit e are close to the soil. Crops mean erything to us. Now we are having mper crops and I told the President at with them certain, added to by favorable rate decision as we have i right to expect and a general pull -e same way by all business men. Ma country will be the most pros- erous in the world almost lmmed- ately." The representatives of the various or- ranltatlons of wholesalers told the resident that If the anti-trust bills are assed unamended they will wipe out he wholesalers entirely. Some of the (Elections made, it was Dolnted out. ive already been met by the Senate ommitteea amendments to the Clayton 11 and the President told them their ncr objections win be careniuy con sidered and wherever cosslble met. They objected to the section designed o prevent aiscnminauon pointing out at it was loosely drawn. They also declared that section of the Clayton 111. known as the "one nrice" section -as discriminatory aa drawn and would one narasnip to au wnoiesaie dealers. They meed wttn tne President a engthy brier setting forth in detail heir views and suggesting amend ments in tne pnraseoiogy or tne Clay. on bill that .they said, would remedy nlstaxes. The President promised to call the at- ntion oi tne beru juaiciarv Jommit e and the Senate leaders to the obleo- lori and to make any concessions that will not weaken the law. He expres&ed he opinion, however, that most of the objections had already been raised by he Chicago business men who recently lslted him and naa already Deen rem' .died. Those in Delegation. In addition to Chalmers the visitors ncluded: Representing the National Hardware Association W. B. Taylor. Cleveland: A J. BIbler, Cleveland: George D. Ir- 1ns. Baltimore: J. E. Baum. Philadel phia: Paul A. Griffith, Philadelphia. Representing the National Wholesale Dry Goods Association Calvin M. smjth, Philadelphia; J. R. Thompson, James H. Euster. and John G. Rouse, Baltimore. Representing the National Wholesale Jewelers' Association Louis Sickles, Philadelphia; M. J. Averbeck, New Vork: J. Kngle. Baltimore. Representing the Glass Distributers' Association George I Heater. Toledo; William S- Kinney, Chicago; H. S. Bln nwanger, Cleveland; Warren Hire Tur ner. Philadelphia; H. D. Condle, St. Touls. Representing the National Supply and Machinery Dealers' Association Charles S. Farqubar. Boston; Charles Bond, Philadelphia. Representing the Sheet Metal Club Edgar Lyon. Baltimore: w. h. Abbott, Wlifdlng. W. Va. Represenung tne National wnoiesaie Aasociaucn liarry u rrencn. Iphia. ntlng tan fjumomg supply Harvey Borton, John C. LE. .S. Thompson, Philadcl- h score of general or- twholesalers James Fer- ia. IN REASSUR GREAT WAR BLAZE KINDLED BY LAD LONDON, July 29. A fanatic a mere stripling of eighteen years is directly responsible for the gigantic war that threatens to envelop Europe. Gavrio Princips, the Serb, who fired the shots that killed Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, has really brought about the greatest crisis that ever confronted the European nations. This youth's act may cause the loss of lives and millions of dollars, even the ruin of the nations. When he fired the shots that ended the lives of the heir to the Austrian throne and his wife this Serb touch ed a match to the fire that has been smouldering for years in Austria. The feel ing "between the two countries has ever been bitter. ' Princips' act was all that was needed to bring down the wrath of the Austrians on the Serbs. X New York Banker Expected to Communicate Decision to the President. Paul It Warburg, the New Tork banker, nominated by the President for a position on the Federal reserve board, and who caused quite a sensa tion when he told the United States Senate that he would not appear be fore the Banking and Currency Com mittee and be quizzed before his nom ination was confirmed, told the White House today that he had reconsidered. Over the long distance telephone, Br. Warburg told Secretary Tumulty that he would appear 'before the committee. He further stated that he had been assured by Senator Hitchcock that he would not be heck led by the committee. The commit tee. Mr. Warburg said Mr. Hitchcock told him. simply wanted to ascertain for Itself his qualifications for the reserve board. President Wilson was much pleased with Mr. Warburg's decision It was accepted at the White House that this meant that he would be confirmed by the Senate very shortly In time to par ticipate In the organization of the board. Earlier in the day, Senator Owen re ceived a telegram from Mr Warburg stating that he "thoupght the matter of appearing before the committee could bo arranged." Senator Hitchcock was In New Tork yesterday in conference with Mr. War burg. Agree to Hear Roosevelt Upon ColomBia Treaty Theodore Roosevelt will be heard on the Colombia treaty whenever the Senate Foreign Relation Committee takes up the consideration of that treaty. This was agreed on at a meeting of the committee today Wife Seeks Maintenance. In a petition for maintenance filed In the District Supreme Court today Mrs. Margaret Bayless charges that her hus band. Alfred Bayless, a carpenter, sub jected her t0 "cruel, Inhuman and us usual treatment" prior to their separa tion In 1S0S, and that sh was forced to leave him because of trie alleged abuse. The couple were married December 1, 1SS7, and have four children. Monterey Casino Burns. The JSOC.OOO Casino st Monterey, Mex ico, was swept by flames today, ac cording to State Department advices. IN CONGRESS TODAY. SENATE. Met at 11. Trade commission bill further discussed. Colonel Roosevelt will be allowed to appear before the Foreign Relations Committee on the Colombia treaty. Peace treaties referred to subcommittee by Foreign Relations Committee. HOUSE. House met at noon. Considered conference report on Indian bill. Regular Wednesday business followed. Public Building Committee reported amended resolution to settle plaza awards controversy. . WARBURG TO APPEAR BEFORE SENATORS RIVAL P1M BILL TO BE REPORTED House Public Buildngs Com mttee Wll Push Amended Post Resoluton. PLACES THREE OFFICIALS ON NEW BOARD OF AWARDS Fght Wll Be Waged to Have Measure Subsftuted on Next Dstrct Day. Another chancer- was added to the Plaza awards controversy today when the House Public Buildings Committee authorized a subcommittee to report the amended Post resolution for .thef set tlement of the Plaza awards, the under standing being that the committee will seek to force the passage of this resolu tion, instead of the one reported from the rival District committee. The Post resolution approved today Is similar In principle to the one previous ly reported from the Public Buildings Committee, but It proposes a change in the personnel of the new awards committee. Instead of placing one member of the Senate and House on the commission, the amended 'resolution proposes that the new commissioner shall be an as sistant attorney general appointed by the Attorneey General, the officer In charge of. public buildings and grounds, and Supt-ElIiott Woods, of the Capitol building and grounds, who was on the former commission. The Johnson resolution reported for bids the appointment of a public of ficial on the commission and also limits the price allowed for the Baltimore and Ohio -i railroad property to actual cost, plus 5 per cent, interest. The two committees will fight, for the resnectlve resolutions on 'next' District ' "Day7wiren debate will be resumed "Im the.. Jonnson resolution ana tne i-osii resolution win De oaerea as a suo' stltute. B0UL8LPIIDGE Secretary Houston to Advertise for Bids for Highway Work Next Month. A certificate of deposit for $30,000 on the Citizens' National Bank of Alex andria was turned over to Secretary of Arrlriiitnr" Houston by the Alexand- dria county board of supervisors today to pay the county's hair of tne Arlington-Alexandria boulevard. At the same Mttia th contract between the county and the Federal Government, which pledges each to pay JCO.000 for tne roaa, was turned in wlth'the signatures of v,. Ainvanriria county board members. Secretary Houston will affix his signa ture for thG government today or to morrow. Present plans aro to advertise for bids early next month and to begin work before the end of August. With arrangements completed for this part of the road. Chairman George H. Rucker of the Alexandria county board of fupervlsors, today started the work of obtaining subscriptions In Washing ton to raise $7,500 needed to complete the three-quarters of a mile into Alex andria not provided for by the J60.000 road, the contracts for which have been signed. Mr, Rucker declared this afternoon tht he had been given a pledge of Sl.r-00 by one Washington man, and that ho hoped to Interest automobile associa tions and owners In Washington in contributing the remaining $4,000 needed. Leander G. Wilson Dead; To Be Buried Tomorrow Members of an old Washington family and for years a leader In the local mu sical world, leander G. Wilson Is dead at the home of his son at Bethesda. Md., after a long illness. Death oc curred yesterday. Mr. Wilson was the son of William Greene, a native of Rhode Island, who came to Washington In early life, and resided on what is now known as the Corcoran estate. When the civil war broke out the Wilsons throw their sup port to the Union, and Leander G. Wil son enlisted as a private serving throughout the war. At the close of the war he returned to Washington, married, and shortly be came a clerk In the General Iand Of fice, a position which he held up to within a few years of his death. Mr. Wilson is survived by his wife. Amanda Wilson, two daughters, Mrs. Kftty Wilson Grreno and Mrs. C. E. Hodykln, and two sons. J. Murray Wil son, and Edwin L Wilson. Funeral services will be held tomor row morning at the home of T. E. Greene. VA1 Connecticut avenue at 10:30. and the Interment will be In Arlington Cemetery. Backs Motor Into Buggy. An automobllo driven by Senator Rinsdcll of Louisiana, backed into a carriage of Dr. T. M. Vincent, 17S0 SI street northwest, at Eleventh and II streets northwest today. Senator Rana dell was backing his machine to make a turn when the rear oi u sirucic tne tb)Micu'B butsy. m wm hurt. '-KP ALEXANDRIA S GERMAN EMPEROR AND ARMY STRATEGIST bHbjBJBBBBBBBBBBBBBPBBBbK "'nBBBBH ibbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbObbbB --f-ik HHftv HPIICIbbbbbbbbbbH HR ! -7n4IbjbjbjbjbjbjbbM SlBBBBBBHPlBilifBBB m .HrKjB, --r'r;i'v:4iBBBBW BH BBHBBH BBBW ,tf6J?3y&?&$KBBBBBBBBW B bbbIbH t rM'- .B'' "SSSSBaBaBaiBBW BBB ''"BBH'BBBB BBBBM 1? K -' 'CTmBBBBBBBBBBbV 'K HW ' abA B XaL.BisBBBBBBBa Jl (i'jfy . jPtPtPtV BWBfr'-iWMBWBWBWBWBWBWBWBWB. BBBBB BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBP BBBBBbIbIbBBBBBbBIbsEI'bVBBbH BBBBBB.l.....lHVPFP&U:i....iH bbHsBbbbbbbbbbbbIbHbRbW ''IHrH bbbBbbbbbbBSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSsHIHhF L'bHbMbW ' -JKKiSHit&Bll BBBHd:''lHBf!!BBBBBBHBBflBH Here ia a new photograph of tho Tbe Emperor is Prices Shoot Up 4 and 5 Points and Volume of Trading Is Al most Double. NBW TORK, July 3. Rallying after penlng weak today, the stock market movement by noon had almost taken on the aspects of a boom. Prices shot up rapidly, a gain of 4 and 5 points on the low mark of the day being shown in many of the leading Issues . Some of the stock bought by way of rendering support, however, was let out. This served to check the advance. The volume of business at noon was almost double that for the same time yesterday. A total of 517,700 shares had changed hands at noon today Canadi an Pacific was quoted at 163 at noon, 3 up from the low mark; ynlon Pacific at llsVJ, up to Is from low , Steel 554 up, 1 from low. Call money was quoted at five today as against 24 yesterday. Time money rates were to per cent higher. Rates are normal as tho banks virtu ally have withdrawn -from the market as leaders. House Amends Water Bill to Charge for Power An Important amendment to the Ad ministration's water power bill has been approved by the House, sitting In Com mittee of the Whole, and probably will be Anally approved by the House proper when the bill Is put on final passage tomorrow or next day. The amendment, offered by Congress man Sherley of Kentucky, would Impose a charge upon electric power com panies which use tho waters of tho United States for power-development purposes. The original bill, as agreed upon at the "White House conference, contained no reference to a charge. Congressman Sherley's amendment, adopted by a vote of 123 to IS, and sup- Portcd by the conservationists of the Inchot school, authorizes the Secre tary of War to assess "reasonable an nual charges" for the use of the water 9t uvbjabte streams. NEW YORK STOCKS RALLY TO A BOOM German -War Lord" and Count von Moltke ,tbc chief of staff of toe army. mounted on his favorite charger. Russia Will Mobilize If Servia Is Invaded LONDON, July 29. Czar Nicholas has personally communicated to the Kaiser the position of Russia in the Austro-Servian conflict, informing him that any invasion of Servia will be immediately followed by Russian mobili zation orders. It was learned fro ma most authentic source today that the Czar had sent a telegram to this effect to the Ger man monarch. CONFIRMS SEMLIN BRIDGE DESTRUCTION. VIENNA, July 29. The Austrian war office today issued its first official war bulletin, reporting tho blowing up of the railroad bridge between Semlin and Belgrade over the Save river." Unofficial reports of the destruction of this bridge by Servians were received Monday. The war office also confirms the bombardment of a Servian position and the capture of two Servian steamers. WAR SITUATION GRAVE, ASQUITH DECLARES. LONDON, July 29. In the house of commons, Premier Asquith declared today: "This is a moment of extreme gravity to the British government. Everything possible is being done to circumscribe the war area." LONDON GROWS 0PTIMISCTIC. LONDON, July 29. Late editions of the evening papsjs voice a much more optimistic tone. The impression prevails about the foreign office that the Kaiser's personal negotiations with Czar Nicholas would better the situation. BERLIN ORDERS RUSSIAN FRONTIER MOVE. BERLIN, July 29. An extensive movement of German troops toward the Russian frontier was ordered today. Troops, all equipped for field service, moved immediately. All Saxon troojps were re called by the war office from the annual field maneuvers. BELGIUM CALLS RESERVISTS TO COLORS. BRUSSELS, July 29. Belgium mobilization by calling three classes today took the first step toward 1 of reservists to the colors. AUSTRIANS DANUBE FOR ANSWER TO Assurance' That Territorial Aggression Has No Part in Demands May Check Czar's Movements Vienna Delays at Persuasion of Potsdam. By CARL H. .VON WIEGAND. BERLIN,, July 29. Kaiser Wilhelm's hand today holds back the titanic war wave which menaces all Europe. Austria has not struck the first blow in any concerted war campaign. So far ascan be learned with the rigid war censorship in force at Vienna, no Austrian troops have set foot on Servian soil. It is reported here unofficially and generally credited that the Kaiser has ordered Emperor Franz Joseph to with hold the invasion of Servian territory by Austrian troops until the word is given from Potsdam. " . Meanwhile Wilhelm and Gzarr-NicKolasare inconstant & communication. ' Thfs is adMitted-aMhe-foriegn office The Kaiser has forbidden all demonstrations calcu-: lated to rouse the war spirit. War news is being sup pressed. The Kaiser is bending every personal effort fn the direction of a limitation of the conflict to Austria and Servia Until satisfied that the failure of his efforts to induce Russia's neutrality, the Kaiser will continue, through pres sure on Emperor Franz Joseph, to hold the Austrian army on the north bank, of the' Danube. Unless the Czar can be induced to reconsider, the first advance of the Austrian forces across the Danube would force Russia's hand. The Czar would, make good on his threat to mobilizg. To avert a general European war after that would be difficult. In official circles this evening, it is believed the next twenty-four hours will bring a decision from Russia. It is generally reported the plea that the Kaiser is en deavoring to move the Czar to reconsideration of his an nounced support of Servia by arms, is the pledge, that ter ritorial extension is not sought in war. Pessimism reigns in Berlin tonight over possibilities of a peaceful settlement. Kaiser Promises Czar To Keep Servia Intact BERLIN, July 29. A rumor in circulation here this evening, which cannot be confirmed at the foreign office, has it that the interchange of messages between the Czar and the Kaiser has resulted in the latter pledging that Austria will guarantee the territorial integrity of Servia in event of Russia holding aloof and permitting localization of the war. Peace Effort Nullified By Russian Mobilization FRANKFORT, Germany, July 29. Efforts of the Kaiser to localize the Austro-Servian war are being nulli fied by extensive military movements of Russia, according to a Berlin dispatch published intan extra edition of the Gazette here late today. The publication is evidently inspired, as the govern ment often use3 this paper in issuing semi-official news. The Berlin dispatch declares conditions are rapidly becon ing worse. SERVIA PROTESTS VESSELS' CAPTURE. BERLIN, July 29. Premier iwaul protest against the capture HALTED AT RUSSIA'S GERMANY. achitch, of Servia, today raada of Servian vmmIs by Umi Aps- - f t iV X j r r-, .