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AGE-HERALD VOLUME XXXXIII BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA. SATURDAY, MARCH 1914 .12 PAGES NUMBER 305 CJ.&5I.P.WS public, ays i. c. c. Tend to Create More Favor able Market for the Road’s Securities VARIOUS INSTANCES OF INCOME CITED Disclosures Described as “Serious Irregularities” by Commissioner Harlan in Report—General Admonition Issued Washington. March 6.—Charges that the hook accounts of the Chicago, MU waukee and St. Paul Railway company and of its subsidiary, the Chicago, Mil waukee and Puget Sound Railway com pany, have been so manipulated as to mislead the public and tend to create a more favorable market for the se curities of the roads, were contained in a report made public today by the interstate commerce commission after an exhaustive investigation of the financial afairs of the roads. Various instances of unlawful over statement of income were cited. While criticizing and condemning the ac counting methods followed by the com panies, however, Commission Harlan, who prepared the report, said: > “We do not mean to be understood by anything here said as intimating that the St. Paul company is not a ta 1 uable property and is not achieving ilie results reasonably anticipated from the extension of its line to the Pa cific coast.” Serious Irregularities The disclosures by the investigation of what Commissioner Harlan describes In the report as “serious irregularities” in the accounting system of the roads were regarded by the commission as indefensible, although the officers of the St. Paul company explained that they “resulted from negligence, inat tention and a lack of familiarity on the part of the company's comptroller and those under him with the require ments of the commission.'' i There is no sufficient basis of rec ord,'' says the commissioner’s report, “to enable us to condemn or acquit t the comptroller, either of full respon sibility or of his share of responsi bility for the condition of the accounts of these companies, but these grounds * for thinking that his responsibility was very materially qualified and minimized by the Instructions and directions given \ him by the executive and other offi ’ c als. Whatever may he the fact in v that regard the commission now feels that a more careful observance of our rules and regulations is promised for the future. This we confidently antici pate will be realized.” General Admonition A general admonition contained in the report made it clear that the com mission hereafter will hold to strict ac countability all common carriers for the accuracy and truthfulness of the statements .contained in their repoVts of financial operations. in some instances today's report ex > plained “a financially strong road mak ing large net earnings would not hesi tate to conceal the facts by adding to its operating expense accounts sums disbursed in improving its property; on the other hand, a financially weak road, seeking to enhance Its credit by a good showing of operating results, would in clude in its property accounts sums ex pended in operation. The result was that a carrier’s annual and monthly statements of net revenue often re flected Nothing more than the particu lar showing desired by its executive. » These reports oft cm were used for speculative purposes, and the stock , holder and the general public were left without any assurance as to whether the dividends declared were paid from income or surplus or out of capital. Accounts “Stuffed" “Under the accounting rules of the commission, the St. Paul company was permitted to include in its accounting a proper revenue for the transporta tion of men and materials, rents for , V quipment and other of its facilities used in the construction of the Puget Sound, and interest on the funds ad vanced. That course, however, was not > pursued. On the contrary, the St. Paul company included in its income ac counts for the year 1910, all the inter est, rents and revenues assignable to the period prior to July 1. 1909, the sum total amounting to over $4,000,000. In the same year it also decreased its operating expense accounts by crediting thereto more than $500,000 on account of the salvage of cars destroyed pre vious to the year 1907. By means of these entries .the income i/f the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway com pany for the year 1910 was overstated by more than $5,OOO,OO0. As a result of this overstatement of Income, the report of the St. Paul for the succeeding year I showed an apparent falling off in rev enue and income of more than $2,000, f 000. In its report to its stockholders for the year 1911, the explanation of fered by the officers of the company was that 'the large decrease in the net <Continued oa Page Mae.) *••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••' 'INCOME TAX BIDS FAIR TO RAISE $50,000,000 ANNUALLY More Than 400,000 Individuals Make Returns—Collection of More Than $40,000,000 Will Be Had—Actual Results Will Be Close to the Estimates Washington. March 6.—The income tax law bids fair to live up to the expecta tions of the administration by producing about $50,000,000 annually in revenue paid by close to 425,000 individuals. Although treasury officials decided tonight not to make public for the present the reports of international revenue collectors on the income tax, it became known that more than 400,000 individuals had made re turns in the 03 collection districts up to Monday, midnight, when the time limit expired. From these Individuals it wus understood the government probably would collect more than $40,000,000. a. It has been the opinion among offi cials that thousands of individuals would take advantage of the 30 days extension time granted in cases of absence and sickness and they expect • the final fig ures to show at least 25,000 more report ing than were given in the preliminary lists from collectors. If they are not mistaken in this view the actual results will be close to the estimates made at the time the legislation was before Con gress. This agreement officials are in clined to believe will not only include the number subject to the tax but the amount to be collected. Including the corporation tax as amend ed in the present law, it was estimated that the annual revenue from this source would amount to about $85,000,000. LAIXSSIAItMtNI COMMENT IN STATE “Innocent Man About to Be Sacrificed,” Says the Former Clerk | BELIEVED TO HAVE REFERRED TO OAKLEY I — Statement Susceptable to Several Interpretations — Not Generally Thought to Have Referred to Himself .Montgomery. March '' Theodore Lacy, convicted convict deph; tment clerk, this afternoon gave out the following state ment over his own signature, through Sheriff Hood: “March t», 1914. “To the' Public: “I have remained .silent until this time and it may be to my Interest not to talk now. I have read several articles in dif ferent newspapers about the convict de partment shortage. Some of them pre tended to come from friends of mine: (theis from unknown rources. None of these were authorized or inspired by me and I knew nothing about them until 1 read them in print. “Many of them reflect upon an innocent man about to be scorifi ed for something he did not do, to shield another. “My sense of fair piny compels me to make this statement: The man about to be sat rifievd has been misled by a friend be trusted for the benefit of another who knows the facts. THEO LACY.” There was much comment in Montgom ery tonight in regard to the statement of Theodore Lacy, convicted of the embezzle- | inent of $50,000 of stale convict department funds In jail here, awaiting his sentence tomorrow morning. Lacy declared in his statement that an | “innocent man" was about to he sacri ficed for the benefit of another, “who; knows the facts.” May Mean Oakley The consensus of opinion is that Lacy referred to James G. Oakley, former pres ident of the state board of convict in spectors, under whom he served as chief ; clerk, as “the innocent man about to be sacrificed.” However,' Lacy’s statement is believed to be. susceptible of several interpreta tions. He may, of course, have referred to Oakley in his interview, and this is the popular belief. On the other hand he may have referred to himself, but the latter conclusion is not generally credited. Analyzing Lacy's statement, it purporfs to be in defense of a friend, who is in nocent. Lacy was chief clerk under J. G. Oakley, who is under various indictments t barging the embezzlement of about $100, 000 of state funds. IAicy was recently found guilty by a jury of embezzling $50,000 of convict de partment. funds, and he will be sentenced tomorrow. Oakley was to have been tried last Wednesday under indictments charging the embezzlement of $74,000. but on the day of his trial he sent an affidavit by his physician that he was too sick to at tend court. Examination Ordered Later the court ordered an examination of Oakley by several prominent physicians of Birmingham, who made an affidavit to the effect that Oakley was not too sick to attend his trial. Other physicians appointed by bondsmen of Oakley testi fied to the same effect. Oakley's bond was at once declared for feited by the court, and he was placed under arrest. Later he made another bond while under surveillance in a hospital in Birmingham. The next development in, the case is Lacy’s statement that an inno cent man was being made to suffer. It is therefore believed that Lacy re ferred to Oakley in making his statement, the first he has given out since he sur rendered several weeks ago. This is the opinion of all who have followed the cele brated case. It is also the opinion of some of his lawyers who did not know that he was going to issue a statement. Academy Presented Flag Annapolis, Md., March f».—The flag which went down with the United States steamship Trenton oft Apia, Samoa, 24 years ago, when that vessel and the Vandalia were sunk and the Nipsic driven ashore in a hurricane, has been pre sented to the Naval academy by Lieut. S. L. Graham, United States navy, re tired. TODAY’S AGE-HERALD l Road’s accounts mislead public, is charge. Lacy’s statement causes widespread com ment. Vanderbilt dies suddenly at Wash ington. Congress begins work on canal tolls. Works attacks Mexican policy. 2— District visitors bring in Underwood news. 3— Returns from income tax guesswork. 4— Editorial comment. 5— See new equipment on Birmingham Railway. Light and Power company lines. More comment on rate compromise. Morning medley of day’s doings. City declines to accept proposals of railroads. 6— Society. 7— Sports. 8— Terrvple Emanu-El dedicated. 9— Burnett and Rainey will have de bate. 11— Markets. 12— Storm interferes with business. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••■•••••a*** G. W. VANDERBILT DIES SUDDENLY IN WASHINGTON Noted Millionaire. Sports man and Philanthropist Succumbs to Heart Failure WcskimctfYu, March <L -George W Van dcrbllt, 52, ' multi-millionaire, philanthro pist and sportsman of international rep uatiop. died here at 1 o'clock this aft ernoon from heart failure, following an operation for appendicitis Tuesday. His death came suddenly. Although seriously ill foi sometime. Mr. Vanderbilt had sustained the operation ami continued to show signs of improve ment until complications unexpectedly arose. Previous to their appearance no alarm had been felt for his recovery and physicians said his condition was improving. Mrs. Vanderbilt, who for merly was Miss Edith Dresser of New York, had been in constant attendance. She was almost prostrated by her hus band's sudden death. At the palatial residence which Mr. Vanderbilt occupied here as his winter residence, it was said tonight no announcement would be made until the wishes of Mr. Vanderbilt’s relatives had been ascertained. It. was understood, however, that the funeral arrangements would be announced to, morrow, when Frederick Vanderbilt, a brother, will reach Washington. Born at New York New York, March 6.—Mr. Vanderbilt was born in the old Vanderbilt home at New Dorp, Staten Island, November 14, 18(12. In 1885 he became interested in the wMd mountain region of western North Carolina and by successive pur chases be accumulated an estate of 100,000 acres on the French Broad river and laid out there a vast park and erected buildings on a scale which lias seldom been equaled in the country. Mr. Van derbilt devoted most of his time to the personal supervision of this estate. In the valley he built a model town and called it Biltmore. His farms were filled with blooded stock and be devoted thou sands of dollars to the scientific con servation of the forests which covered the greater part of his property. George Vanderbilt’s fortune was never a factor in Wall street. He was. sup posed. however, to be one of America’s wealthiest men. Jle had a number of charities and he spent money without stint upon tho de velopment of his mountain estate. He seldom came to New York, but spent part of his summers at Bar Harbor, Me., where he had a handsome home. In 189.X Mr. Vanderbilt married Miss Edith Btuyvesant Dresser. Mrs. Van derbilt and one child, a daughter, sur vive him. DR. ANNA H. SHAW Injuries From Fall Prevent Noted Suffragette From Making Trip New York, Mart’ll 6.—Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, president of the National Ameri can Woman Suffrage association, today said that she would be unable to partici pate personally in the suffrage campaign the association is about to undertake In the south. An accident Dr. Shaw suf fered several weeks ago compelled her to remain at home. It was announced that Jane Ad dam’, first vice president, of the association, had given up her plans to take a va cation and had decided to take Dr Shaw S place on the southern trip. Miss Addams will speak at Birming ham during the conference there Maroh a and 10, and at the conference at At lanta March 11 and 12. RUSHTON ENTERS RACE FOR SHORT SENATORIAL TERM Formally Announces Candi dacy to Succeed Late Sen ator Johnston—Out lines Platform Moutgc-n\~r . "-Tar cl* >3. Sp41tlp.Lt-de claring that the people of Alabama, “next to having laws that will protect them In their lives, liberty and property, are most Interested In educating their chil dren, the care of the Confederate sol diers, the establishment of rural credits, the improvement of rivers and harbors, and the construction and maintenance of good roads,” Ray Rushton of Mont gomery, one of the leading lawyers of the state, today announced his candi dacy for United States senator from Alabama to fill the unexplred term of the late Senator Joseph Forney John ston. Mr. Rushton made .public ids announo inent immediately after his return from - I —-—— ' RAY RISHTOK Greenville, where he delivered an address today in the interest of Oscar W. Under wood’s campaign for the long senatorial tern). He was the third to qualify with Chairman Tyler . Goodwi ll of the slate democratic, executive eommitte as a candidate for tile short term, Capt. Uranic S. White of Birmingham anil State Sen atbr Watt T. Brown of Ragland, St. Clair county, both having qualified earlier in the day. • Issues Statement In making public his announcement -Mr. Rushton issued a statement setting furtn the leading planks in his platform. He declared that the man chosen to repre sent the state in the Senate for the unexplred term should be ’Tree from any entangling political alliances that would in any way prevent him from falling In line at onee to carry out Mr. Wilson's programme at Washington.” Mr. RuBhton declared that reform is the watchword of the hour, and called attention to the great work of Oscar Underwood. ”The passing of the Under wood tariff bill laid an excellent founda tion on which to build,” tie said. "The currency bill makes a good second rail. We can now build with hope and con fidence, if we keep our alignment true.” Mr. Rushton further declared for the improvement of the great arteries of com merce, the establishment Of postofflees and post rouds, and recommends that the revenues derived from the income ALL CANDIDATES FOR OFFICES QUALIFIED; OFFICIAL LIST GIVEN None Who Announced Fail lo Pay Necessary Fee. Feagin Only Is Unopposed Montgomery March 6 -(Special.) AH I publlcall.v announced candidates for state and congressional offices have qualified with Chairman Tyler Goodwyn of the state democratic executive committee, to enter the primary on April 6. Chairman Goodwyn gave out the com plete list of candidates shortly before 11? o’clock tonight, and none who had an nounced his candidacy had tailed to pay the necessary entrance fee. One of the latest candidates to an nounce for a state office was Scott K. Chesnutt of Birmingham, who qualified as a candidate for lieutenant governor in opposition to Thomas E. Kilby of An niston and Thomas A. Curry of Clanton. Mr. Chesnutt Is a well-known newspaper man of Birmingham. All of the candidates for gubernatorial I honors qualified, as well ns all the other announced candidates for state offices, i The candidates for governor are B. B. Comer, Charles Henderson. 'Walter D. Seed and Reuben F. Kolb. There are two candidates for chairman of the state democratic executive com- j mlttee, Tyler Goodwyn of Montgomery, i present chairman, find Bibb Graves of Montgomery. j Feagin Unopposed Only one candidate who qualified for a state office is unopposed, and that Is! William F. Feagin, who is seeking the nomination for superintendent «>f educa tion. There arc two candidates for the long senatorial term and three for the short term. Oscar W. Underwood is Opposed by R. P. Hobson for the long term, and Copt. Frank S. White, Watt T. Brown and Ray Rushton are aspirants for the Bbort term. The following Is the list of the principal candidates for state and congressional offices: For Governor: B. B. Comer, Birming ham: Charles Henderson. Troy; Reuben F. Kolb, Montgomery; Walter D. Seed. Tuscaloosa. For Lieutenant Governor: Thomas E. Kilby, Annistonn; Thofnas A. Curry, Clinton: Scott E. Chesnutt., Birmingham. For Secretary of State: William P. Cobb, Tuskegee; Joh*i Purifoy, Mont gomery; C. H. Greer, Marion; J. H. Nun nellee, Tuscaloosa. For Attorney General; W illiam L. Mar tin, Montgomery; Gardner Green. Pell City; George Pegram, Faunsdale; P. H. Riddle, Talladega. For Commissioner of Agriculture anil Industries: William II. Seymour, Mont gomery; Len F. Greer, Calhoun: A. A. Persons, Bessemer; J. A. Wade, Dade ville. For State Auditor: W. F. Wilkinson. Prattville; M. (*. Allgood. Oneonta. For State Treasury: C. Brooks Smith, Montgomery; W. L. Lancaster. Wetump ka; Malcolm A. Graham, Prattville; R. L. Bradley, Vernon. For Associate Railroad Commissioners: Flank N. ,Julian, Tuscumbla: Leon Mc Cord. Quntersvllle; B. IT. Cooper, Bir mingham; S. If. Gaillard, Mobile. For Supreme Court Justices: J. j. May field, Tuscaloosa; Edward Degraffenried, Greensboro; William If. Thomas, Mont gomery; Romaine Boyd, Birmingham; R. T. Simpson. Florence. For Court of Appeals: E. Perry Thom as, Eufalila; J. B. Brown, Cullman. For Superintendent of Education: Wil liam F. Feagin, Montgomery. For Chairman of State Democratic Ex ecutive Committee: *fyler Goodwyn* Montgomery; Bibb Graves, Montgomery. For United States Senator, Long Term: Oscar W. Underwood. Birmingham; R. P. Hobson. Greensboro. For United States Senator, Short Term; Ray Rushton, Montgomery; Frank S. White, Birmingham; Watt T. Brown, Ray land. For Congress Ninth Uongressional Dis trict: Nat L. Miller, Birmingham; Jesse C. King. Birmingham; George H. Hud (Cs«tiaa«4 oa Paga Klght) FIRST MOVEMENT TO REPEAL TOLL CLAUSE: TAKEN BV CONGRESS House Committee Reports Favorably Bill to Strike Out Provision OSCAR UNDERWOOD OPPOSES POLICY 1 Will Not Only Vote Against, But Will j Make Speech Against Proposed i Change—Adamson in Charge Washington. March 6 Initial stops to repeal the toll exemption clause of the Panama canal act, as requested by Pres ident Wilson, were taken in Congress today when the House committee on in terstate commerce reported favorably a hill to strike out the provision. In the Senate tin-* committee on interoeeanie ca nals decided to meet next week to >’on aider the appeal of the President for a reversal of policy in the controversy which Involves the Hay-Pauneefote treaty, and, in tho opinion of tin* Presi dent, the general foreign relations policy of the administration. While the House is debating the issue next week, tho Senate committee will consider what course to pursue; whether to recommend a. fiat repeal bill or to urge the compromise bill offered by Sen ator Chilton of We«?t Virginia, a mem ber of the committee, which would au thorize the President to regulate tolls and assess charges w* his discretion, wherever exemption is provided in tlie canal act. Amendment Preferable "I believe that more senators would vote for my amendment than will sup port a flat, repeal measure,” said Senator Chilton tonight. “Though the amendment would accomplish repeal of toll exemp tion Indirectly, H would not repudiate the democratic platform plank indorsing toll exemption, and senators who llatly refuse to go back on that plank could vote for it.” In the House there was quick response to tlie President’s address, the commit tee voting 13 to 3 to favorably report the Situs repeal bill. Absent members who wen* recorded made tlie vote 17 to 4. Chairman Adamson had ready a draft of tlie report, when tho committee met. It based approval of the Sims bill ,on the same two broad grounds set forth in the President's message, general In ternational comity and the Immediate* foreign situation eoffft button, the «*ot.n* try. Representative Know land of Cali fornia, who led the opposition in the committee, was given three days to file a minority report and Chairman Adam son was authorized to urge the rules committee' to report a special rule to hasten tlie bill through tho House. The matter will he pressed at once, and it is expected a rule will he brought into the House probably by Thursday of next week. ITnderwood I )pposes Representative Adamson will take charge of the situation in the House, as Majority Header Underwood, for the first, time during the administration, finds himself on the anti-administration . ido of the question. Representative Under wood has announced his Intention of not only voting against the hill, but also of making a. speech against it Despite this, however, the leaders of tin* repeal forces declared today they were assured of a substantial majority to carry out the President's will. In its report to day tile committee, which provided for uniform tolls in the canal act, as origi nally reported, reiterated its position. "We deem it proper now. ' said the re port. to consider the international situa tion and our obligations and policy iri relation thereto. True, there has been as yet no friction nor even strained rela tions with foreign governments, but we are advised the opposite party to the principal treaty under which the canal was contaructed fails to approve our ac- ' Hon in providing for the exemption or to concur in our construction of tie* treaty. Other maratime nations hold the same dissenting opinion, and in the whole family of nations we ami alone in our contentions In such a situation, it Is not always necessary or wise to urge our content ion. even though convinced of our right. We are not disturbed by the I taunt made for a put pone, that re petti J would he truckling and yield to foreign J demand). A similar taunt could lie lodged I agairst any man or nation honorable J enough to promote friendly relations By) •eeording respectful consideration to j * iews of tin* opposite party.” ENGINEER KILLS — Mobile, March 0.—Following a sensa tional fight in the cab of a locomotive on a Mobile and Ohio northbound freight train at Shubuta. Miss., last night Mar shall Baskin, engineer, shot and instantly killed M. E. Cole, the fireman. The fight began lti the cab. The men jumped from the engine, and Baskin immediately drew a pistol sind shot. He claims that Cole drove him from the car with a pick. A new now was sent from Mobile to take charge of the train. Both lived in Meridian. Miss. CABINET MEMBERS ENTERTAIN WILSON Washington, March 6.—Members of the cabinet and their wives entertained President Wilson and his family to night at dinner at a hotel on the an niversary of the first, cabinet meeting of the present administration. Mrs. Wil son, who has been slightly 111 for sev eral days, was unable to go, but the Misses Margaret and Eleanor Wilson cind their cousin. Miss Helen Woodrow Rones, accompanied the President. The Secretary of the President and Mrs. Tumulty were the only other guests. f——-t 4 4 4 JUSTICE CLABAUUH DEAD 4 4 4 4 Washington, March 6.—Chief 4 4 James Harry If. Clabaugh of the • 4 supreme court of the District of t 4 Columbia died suddenly here 4 4 tonight of heart failure. He was • 4 58 years old^ 4 4 f ♦ A DARKENS HISTORY OF U.S., SAYS WORKS California Senator Bitterly Attacks Administration’s Complacent Policy INTERVENTION MAY YET BE DEMANDED Innorrnt Americans Butchered by Mexican Belligerents Without Hand liaised in Protection, Declares Republican VYn Millington, Mnreh . H.—Predict lug tluit the Mexican sltautlon l-t n matter xx 11 la " liich "the I tilted Mates shall he forced to deal In some decisive unt, and that very soon," Schator Works, rr puhllean. of i allfornla ilmrpiy criti cised the >1 ex lean policy of the admin istration In a speech in the Senate to day . “We may be forced yet," he said, "to intervene in some form in Mexico. I’f vve, <lo It Hboultl not be for the ag grandizement of our country, the ac quisition of territory or any other ad vantage to the United Stales, but it should be iu the Interest of the Mexican people, and others resident there for the restoration of peace and order and the establishment of a stable government for our sister republic." To speak of the relations of the United States with Mexico Senator Works asserted was an unpleasant task. Dark Pag© in History “It is a dark page in our history," ha continued. "Unless the American people shall have lost all virility, courage and patriotism it will be read in the years to oonifl with sorrow and shame. For three long years American citizens have hern murdered, their wives and daugh ters outraged; their homes pillaged anil their property destroyed, and this at** ministration has done nothing more than enter occasional mTld protests and submissive appeals, and to whom? * “To Huerta, whose government wo had refused to recognize, and to whom, according to_ our views, had no power or authority to act. To Villa, not recog nized as a, belligerent; not even a sol dier, but a. brigand and murderer of Innocent people. To Carranza, a weak ling, . dominated by Villa, and equally without authority, "What right imA jvvc to e\pe<u from protests and appeals made to such as these amelioration?" Out lines Mexican Kvents Senator Works outlined the events in the history of Mexico leading up to the present difficulties and the refusal of this government 10 recognize Huerta after the assassination of Madero, "doubtless by Huerta, who succeeded him, or with hi. knowledge anil conni vance." after ih- withdrawal of Ambiif - sailor Wilson from Mexico. Senator Works declared, refetYlng to sending John Hind to Mexico City to "the com mencement of a series of diplomacies wholly unknown and so absurd as t«* make us ridiculous at home and lb road." The demand of the President in his message to Huerta that there should •e an armistice could not hav*- been (implied with, the senator continued, iml the demand that security he given for a free election in Mexico was im possible of fulfillment because of the gnoranco of the Mexican masses. Such an election, he declared, prob i hiy would have brought, about "the •lection of a bull fighter for Presi lent." Huerta Naturally Refused "Naturally, Huerta refused to con sider these proposals," Senator Works •ontlnued. “What else could have been •xpected? His refusal put our gov ernment in a most unfortunate popl jnn. Ii could not enforce its demands. It might go to war but the refusal to ’otnpi, with the demands could fur nish no justification for declaring war because we had no right to make them. # -to wo had to submit tamely to the po sii ion of Huerta, the derision and (Continue© on page Right) SUNDAY’S AGE-HERALD Among lIn' features lit tomorrow s Age Herald will lit- the following: c. e. Stewart, The Age-llerald’s Wash ngton correspondent, lute u striking ar ide under tlu1 title, ‘‘Who Will Occupy he White House in 1930?" .1. H. Weatherly writes on "Memorable Freeses In Alabama." * t* J.'. Markcll’s subject is "The Charm if Auli.1 Itcekic." Thomas Furlong In his detective series ...rites mi "A ’Demon’ for the Lawyers’ — tensational attempt to bribe u private de Hctlve and how II was exposed. Hill Vines writes tomorrow on "Scu tlors Simmons and Overman of North .’arolina." Frank G. Carpenter's subject is "The president of Peru." James Morgan in his Napoleon series lias ts Ills subject "Crossing the Alps by the 3rout St. Bernard." ITof. Eric DooltUlo has an illustrated irtlcle on “The Heavens In March.” A classic in a page is "Monsieur LocOQ,” iy Emile Galtoriau. Dolly Dalrymple writes a delightful iturj about one of Birmingham's best mown choir boys. Flora Milner Harrison takes as her mtiject "Superintendent McNeil FFinds En :miraging Conditions In County Schools.” Louise DeKoven Bowen writes on Women in Courts.” Peter Finley Dunne’s subject is "Mrs. Dooley on the Crisis.” On the editorial feature page are the Following: "Heart to Heart Talks,” by James N. burle. "By-Paths of History—Alexander'* Uriels.” by Dr. B. F. Riley. "Seeing and Perceiving.” by Dr. W. E. Evans. "Go to Church—a Homily for March jy Dr. George Eaves. Illustrated articles from European cap fuls include: Berlin "Bullying the Kaiser.” by ■ enrge H. Kempden. l.ondon—"London Covets New York's tupremacy in Telephone Efficiency," by ,'lcompte de Solssons. Constantinople—’’Dshetml Pasha, tha \utocrat of Constantinople,” by Andrews j. Baldwin.