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NUMBER 40. A itJUjJCi . OK) KjllllX m rRR MONTH T.R., BACK IN THE CAPITAL SAYS ALL DOGS HAVE A DAY Roosevelt Evades Political Up heaval Except in Facetious Remark to Press Club DR. COOK'S CASE REVIVED Colonel Returns to Washington, First Time Since Taft Inaugu ration, as a Scientist (Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Nov. 18.—Theodore Roosevelt returned to the national cap ital today for <ho first time since his official departure from the White House in March, 1909. In the role of sports man and scientist, he came to relate before the National Geographical soci ety tonteht his adventures in the Afri can jungle. Much interest was manifested as to whether he would make any reference to the recent political unheaval, or pol itics in general, but beyond the remark that "every clog h:ia his day, but the nights belong to the cats,"' which he made in Jest before the National Press club, whore he was informally received this afternoon, the colonel evaded poll tics. From the moment of his arrival at 4:29 this afternoon, however, when he ■was met at the station by his daughter, Mrs. Nicholas Longworth, and delega tions from the National Geographic so ciety and the National Presa club, the colonel kept up a rapid fire of superla tives that evinced the hearty enjoyment lie felt at returning to scenes that re called strenuous days of executive ac-' At the National Press club there was a great gathering of newspaper men and their friends. "My friends," he began, "I am very deeply touched by your kind way of greeting me, and I do hope you under stand how greatly I feel it. _I do not want to make any comments." JOINS IN I*Al OH Mr. Rooaevelt joined In the laugh that? followed, and added: "I was thinking of one, however, that •would be sufficiently inclusive. I wish to say that every dog has his day, but the nights belong to the cats." In his lecture at Convention hall Roosevelt confined his remarks entirely to a discussion of his African trip, and evoked mingled laughter and ap plause as he told of the habits of the natives the encounters with wild beasts, and the remarkable collection of specimens that he was glad the ex pedition was able to obtain. The colonel praised the work of his companions, and mentioned among the achievements of the trip the taking of the best photographs o/ a herd of wild elephants ever obtained and the only photographs of wild white rhinoceros. "There were no hardships," he con tinued, "except the mild amount of danger from shooting wild beasts and from disease. Fortunately no white man of the party was lost." The speaker digressed a moment to mention that he was just about on the equatorial line when news reached him of the alleged discovery of the north polo by Dr. Cook. He said he did not believe it at that time. When he received news a few days later of the achievements of Commander . Peary he declared he was confident that the pole had been reached and added that he' was glad of the stand the National Geographical society took in defending Peary. Indirect allusion was made by the colonel to his recent strictures on the supreme court when he related an in cident which he said only Mark Twain . could have done justice to. . "Any of us who have had dealings ■with government officers know the type of bureaucrat that will keep to the rules even if the heavens, fall," he continued. "Captain smith, U|e head of the irrigation service in ITNorth African town, had bcten trying to raise vegetables and flowers. "One night a zebra came and his gardener killed the animal, whereat the district judge promptly fined the gardener for killing game." The audience laughed as the colonel added: "I don't think the most sensitive soul could object to calling that judge •fossilized." " CONSERVATIVES LAMENT ATTACK ON LORDS' POWER I/ONDON, Nov. 18.— Today's brief sessions of the two houses of parlia ment are likely to prove the turning point in the history of the house of lords as now constituted. The older Conservatives view events with anxious concern and are lament ing the disappearance of the heredi tary principles as the basis of the up per chamber. Whatever may result a second appeal to the nation arising from the struggle betwten the" two houses seems certain, and henceforth elective and selective bases will enter into the constitution of the house of lords. Interest in the session has been transferred to the contingencies. The belief tonight is thnt the house of lords will not attempt to pass the seoond reading' of the veto bill on the condi tions imposed by Premier Asqulth. Mr. Asquith will open the Liberal oampaign with a speech at the Na tional club tomorrow, and in It is ex pected to develop the government's policy at length. All the other leaders are booked for speeches in quick suc cession, i BOAT REPORTED IN DISTRESS SEATTLE, Nov. 18.—It Is reported the iron barkentine Archer, 900 tons, bound from San Francisco for Roche Harbor, is In distress oft Cape Flat tery. The report cannot be verified. A tugboat has been sent down the strait to aid the Archer If necessary. VANDERBILT CHILDREN HURT NEW YORK, Nov. 18.—Barbara and Marguerite Rutherford, daughters of Mrs. William K. Vanderbllt, were Blightly Injured today when thefr auto mobile smashed into a to&ce outside the entrance to the Vanderbilt estate at Oakdale. U I. LOS ANGELES HERALD INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY FORECAST For T.o« Angeles and vicinity: Cloudy Saturday; possibly rain In the morning; light smith wind. Maximum temperature yesterday, 01 degrees; minimum tempera ture. Si degrees. • ■.■, . — i LOS ANGELES Consolidation commission meets today to organize. PAGE 12 Myron Crlppen, aged father of doctor sentenced to ho hanged in London, dies of Broken heart In this city. ' PAGE 11 School officials of city estimate 'that department will require bond Issue of 11,260,000. PAOE 12 Produce dealer accused; of pluokinß feathers from turkeys before birds are dead. I PAGE 12 Juvenile Court Improvement associa tion to discuss lawn for protection of children at tneetlhg today. PAGE 12 Club women listen to Interesting address by convention speakers. PAGE 3 Police are asked, to find Etta Letehers, missing from her relatives. PAGE 10 Will of John Alfred Barnard, formerly of Los Angeles, leaves J140.000 estate to rel atives. PAGE 8 Autnlsts plan to aid fund for saving Mrs. Vldai'a homel PAGE 5 Members of fire and police commissions criticise present system of examination of applicants. PAGE 8 Many criminals hear rate In court. PAGE 8 Clubs and music. PAGE C Mlninwand oil fields. PAGE 7 Shipping. V PAGE 7 Citrus fruit report. PAGE 7 Markets and financial. ! PAGE 6 I News of the courts. PAGE 8 , Municipal affairs. PAGE 8 Editorial and letter box. PAGE 4 I City brevities. PAGE 6 I Sports. PAGE 6 Marriage licenses, births, deaths. PAGE 10 Classified advertising. ' PAGES 10-11 SOUTH CALIFORNIA Court may be asked to decide validity of check for 1000 given by Ocean Park man on death bed. PAGE 7 Pasadenans may form new Tournament of Roses club. • PAGE 7 Polling of strike vote among engineers ■on Santa Fo coast lines begins at Ban Bernardino. •-•■ PAGE 7 COAST %\;f. Coast congress launches national move ment for formation of Pacific defense league. PAGE 1 EASTERN Aviator Hoxsey thrills spectators by re-' peating flight that ended fatally for old rival, Johnstone. PAGE 2 Federation of Labor may try to exclude Mexican laborers. ■, PAGE 1 Roosevelt returns to Washington first time since he left Whits House. PAGE 1 Witness In New York legislative bribery probe, testifies he was offered UOO.OOO for his vote. ' - PAGE 1 Indiana youth kills father after dispute over payment of board , PAGE. 1 Experts In service of congress begin in vestigation of alleged faithless officials. PAGE 7 FOREIGN Society of Pilgrims In London gives lunch eon to officers of American fleet. PAGE 2 Tolstoi's condition more desperate and use of oxygen la resorted to. PAGE 1 Two American women in suffragette riots ' In London. PAGE 1 Hundred persons. Including police chief, killed during riots In town of Puebla, Mexico, . ',-' PAGE 1 Conservatives in England alarmed at dis appearance of hereditary principles in house ofjords. ■ PAG^I SLAYS FATHER IN FIGHT OVER PAYMENT OF BOARD MUNCIE, Ind., Nov. 18.—"I thought he was dead. I loaded the buggy and started for ,the old well. I had the body propped up on the seat. On the way father revived a little and threw his arms around my neck. Then I beat him on the head until he was quiet- Just as I was about to throw the body into the well he groaned and gave a long sigh." This, according to the police, is part of the signed confession of Benjamin Smith, aged 22, a farmer, now in the Muncie Jail. Laat night, with blood on his hands, Smith staggered into the home of Mr. Shaw and told the story of having been waylaid by highwaymen. Smith's fa ther was mysteriously missing, and suspicions were aroused wl^ich led to his son's arrest. From an old well the police took the body of Charles Smith, the father. There had been a quarrel because the father wanted young Smith to pay board. GOTHAM IMPORTERS FACE CUSTOMS FRAUD CHARGES NEW YORK, Nov. 18.—Isaac and Manning Phillips, members of the firm of I. and M. Phillips, importers at No. 18 West Eighteenth street, were arrested this afternoon, charged with defrauding the government out of duty on woolen wearing apparel imported from France by means of false con-1 sular invoices. Ball, fixed at JIO.OOO for each pris oner, was furnished. Assistant Dis trict Attorney C. C. Whitney says the duties out of which the govern ment has been defrauded will reach $50,000. WIFE'S ACTION REVEALS DIVORCE OF AGED ANGELENO NEW YORK, Nov. 18.—Through the application of counsel for Mrs. Bessie M. Hunt, 30 years old, to reopen an action for absolute divorce brought against her by her husband, John Wright Hunt, 70 yaars old, a wealthy retired business man of Los Angeles, it became known for the first time late today that his uction had been brought and an interlocutory decree had been granted to the husband. The wife wishes to reopen the case before the decree Is made final. CHARGES AGAINST HASKELL NOLLE PROSSED BY COURT CHICKASAW, Okla., Nov. 18.— All cases against Governor C. N. Haskell were nolle prosequled hero in the fed eral court late today. This action ends' tho legal fight against Jlaskell and others in connec tion with the Muskogee charges, which li.ivt- waged in the federal courts for several years. SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 10, 11)10. MEXICAN RIOTERS FIGHT POLICE AT PUEBLA; 100 DEAD Woman Ends Chiefs Life, and a Bomb Hurled from Win dow Kills Rurales TROOPS HURRIED TO SCENE Authorities Adopt Vigorous Meas ures to Prevent Scheduled Outbreak Next Sunday RESIDENTS OF MARATHON FEAR RAID BY MEXICANS Eli PASO, Texas, Nov. Marathon, which feared an attack by Mexican* last night following the burning of a coun tryman a few days ago at Rock Springs, In still under guard tonight. Scoots that have been scouring the country for the past twenty-four hours have failed to get a trace of the marauders. It Is now believed the gang was com posed of Mexican cattle thieve*, whose oh.leet was plunder and not revenge. (Associated Pros*) MEXICO CITY, Nov. 18.—One hun dred persons, Including the chief of police, were killed in riots at Puebla today, according to statements of passengers arriving here tonight. The stories told are that the trouble began this morning when several po licemen, headed by the chief, attempt ed to break up a meeting of anti-re electionlsts being held in a large hall. As Chief of Police Miguel Caberera and his men advanced toward the building a door was opened by a woman who shot the chief dead. A fight then began between the po lice and the occupants. A bomb was thrown from one of the windows in the midst of the policemen and ru rales, the latter having been called to assist the officers. The bomb exploded, killing many. Other casualties oc curred in the course of fighting which toojf place in the street. So far as is known, there were no Americans killed. TROOrS DISPATCHED TO FUEBLA The passengers further asserted that from midnight until they left Puebla in the afternoon there was continuous rioting, and while the anti-re-elec tionists had been dislodged from the building fears were entertained that the disorders were by no means at an end. From other sources In Mexico City tonight it was learned that the seven teenth battalion left here late today for Puebla by special train and that other trains were in readiness to transport additional troops to the scene if necessary. Details of the anti-Diaz conspiracy alleged to have been promoted by Francisco I. Madero, now a fugitive from Mexico, came to light today, in dicating that next Sunday was the date fixed for a general uprising. The conspirators appeared to have extended their operations to the states of Vera Cruz, Hidalgo, Coahuila, San Luis Potosi, Nuevo Leon, Puebla,, Ja lisco, Guanajunto, Yucatan and Zaca tecas. To the authorities in these districts orders have been sent to put down any disturbances. MADERO OUTLINES HIS PIAN Circulars which purport to have been sent out by Madero or his agents from San Antonio to persons in this city outline his campaign and announce Madero as constitutional president of Mexico. Among other statements is the fol lownig: "IT Francisco Madero, will place my self at the head of a revolutionary party .against the government of Mex ico. Between the 20th and 30th of No vember I shall lead my followers against the, government of Mexico." Of the men arrested here for com plicity in the conspiracy, one who gave his name as Cosio Robelo, carried a commission from Madero naming him as governor of the state of Hidalgo. VICTIM OF LYNCHING IS GIVEN A BAD RECORD SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 18.— Mexican Consul Villasana returned to Eagle Pass late last night from Rock Springs, where he was sent by the Mexican authorities to investigate the killing of Antonio Rodriguez. The consul stated that he had reached the conclusion that Rodriguez was neither insane or, under an as sumed name, was a fugitive from Jus tice. Consul Vlllasano said he found the most perfect good feeling exlstfng be tween the Americans and their Mex ican employes at Rock Springs. DIAZ ALIVE TO DANGER OF A BORDER UPRISING LAREDO, Tex., Nov. 18.—The pres ence of fifteen Mexican secret service men here shows the Diaz government is thoroughly alive to the danger of a bnrder uprising, rumors of which have been rife for days. Especially are the Becret service men on the lookout for suspected revolutionist leaders who may cross the river Into the United States, and for shipments of arms to Mexico. MAYOR CHARGES MEXICANS WITH ATTEMPT AT RIOTING EL PASO, Tex., Nov. 18.—Twelve Mexicans were arrested and placed In jail at La Cananea, Mexico, today, by order of the mayor, charged with In citing riots. The twelve hold a meet ing- Thursday night and denounced America and Americans. The plan to hold a big demonstration wus frus trated. Suffragettes Charge Police; 116 Arrested After Battle i Xv l X '" -S ■'' tdK *■'-dX iV^ IHh*' 1 .lit v' * \ ■ 1 cEbL. jT^^^^tr^r rCMRS.PANKHUP.3TTNrbftU6HTEP-ftHhp^3gl laiNpßlsoN.<jAßg^ ; . ;rf ,-l- ■W:*J*sJ' " -^—J RENO ARTIST IS TAKEN TO CELL Two Americans in Riot Following Attack on British Par liament House LONDON, Nov. 18.—The militant suf fragettes reopened hostilities against the government today and marching 1000 strong to the parliament buildings gave the police a lively fight. The women, 116 of whom were placed under arrest, were led by Mrs. Emmellne Pankhurst. The suffragettes had determined if possible to force the police cordon about the house of lords and reaching Premier Asquith to insist on the intro duction of a woman suffrage bill. The police, however, were too strongly in trenched and the women, who _ tried every means in their power to force the line, were thrown back. Repeatedly they retired breathless and disheveled, only to have their places on the fighting line taken by reserves. The police were ordered to make as few arrests as possible, but by 3 o'clock, twenty-one women and two men were in police cells. A, largo contingent of American blue- Jackets from the visiting fleet were amused spectators of the struggle and lustily cheering the combatants, incit ed them to fresh tfforts. Before- the house of lords had ad journed 116 suffragettes and supporters had been jailed. After the women had exhausted themselves the arrests were made with monotonous regularity. PRESENT SORROWFUL SPECTAt I.X The women were a sorrowful spec tacle when the battle was over. The dresses of many were torn. Hats, handbags and bits cf feminine apparel and torn banners littered the ground. It appears that Mr Asqulth had a narrow escape from the irate deputa tion which was admitted to the lobby. Mrs. Pankhurst and two others were conferring with his secretary when the premier passed through the roojn. The women failed to recognize the minis ter, who at sight of the suffragettes immediately sought safety in the house of lords. During the battle a constable wan badly gashed, apparently with a knife. Among the suffragettes arrested was Annie Martin of Reno, Nev. After a prolonged struggle the, po lice cleared Parliament square, and three of the leaders of the demonstra tion, headed by Mrs. Pankhurst, were allowed to enter the lobby of the chamber, where they were informed by Mr. Asqulth's secretary that the premier refused to see them and that there was no chance for a suffrage bill to be presented at the present session. This evening all of the 116 suffra gettes. Including Grace Johnson of Buffolo, N. V., and Miss Martin, were released on bail. They will be ar raigned in the Bow street police court tomorrow morning. NEVADA BUFFRAGETTE IS WEALTHY RENO ARTIST RENO. Nov. 18 —Miss Annie Martin, arersted In London today, Is a former resident of Reno, a daughter of one of the pioneer families of the state. Left a large estate on the death of her father several years ago, she has spont most of her time since then In Kurnpe. She waa for a time an In structor in languages at the Univer sity of Navada and is hlprhly educated. She I.! also an artist of some note. $100,000 OFFERED FOR SINGLE VOTE Millionaires Sought to Explain Testimony in New York Race Track Bill Scandal NEW YORK, Nov. 18.—One hundred thousand dollars to vote against the anti-race track bills in 1908, was of fered to State Senator Eugene M. Travis of Brooklyn, so he swore on the stand today, testifying before the legislative investigating committee. A mysterious little man whose name he does not recall, made the offer' in the lobby of the senate, he said, in be half of former Senator Frank J. Gard ner. Gardner, he added, confirmed it in a subsequent telephone conversa tion. Gardner is now under Indictment, charged with having attempted simi larly, though with a smaller amount, to influence Otto G. Foelker of. Brook lyn, now a congressman, but then a state senator. Foelker voted for the bill, as did Travis, and it was passed notwithstanding the efforts of the race track Interests and the alleged.use of a fund which previous testimony placed at $500,000. Travis' testimony and the commit tee's efforts fo subpoena James R. Keeno and Harry Payne Whitney, two millionaires whose hobby is horse rac ing-, were the most interesting develop ments of the ■ day's hearing, resumed after an adjournment on October 22. Efforts to find Keene and Whitney have been without success. Both men have been mentioned in previous testimony as having been present at a conference at Delmonlco's, at which the alleged corruption fund was raised and the committee is anx ious to examine them. Travis' story today added two names to the list of senators "approached." "Did you over hear of any other legislator being approached?" he was asked. • "Yes. I took luncheon with Sena tor Fuller and Senator Carpenter ono day, and they told me they had been approached. Senator Gates also told me he had been called on the tele phone." , FOUR DROWN WHEN TUG IS RAMMED BY STEAMER SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18.—Four men, composing the crew of the sea going tug Sea Prince, were drowned tonight when the British steamer Greystoko Castle rammed and sank the tuj; in the bay off Angel Island. Captain L. L. Langren, master of the Sea Prince, was the only man saved from the tug. The dead: AUGUST KICHE, engineer. HENRY SCHMIDT, fireman. AUGUST HAAS, cook. Kl> LANGRBN, deck hand. The Sea Prince was towing the iteamer. The latter suddenly Rained a ptrong headway, und before the tug could get out of the way the steamer almost cut the Sea Prince In two. i ■ wii it* /"1/~^I>TT7WI • r>\ir.y *<?. on TRAINS in. ?M jN ( jljhl CUI. 1 vJS . SUNDAYS sc. ON TRAINS tOa _ ■ CZAR ASKS CHURCH TO BURY TOLSTOI Oxygen Resorted to by Physi cians, but Count Frequently Loses Consciousness CZAR ASKS CHURCH TO i COUNT TOLSTOI ■ . ST. rETERSBURG, Nov. 18.—Emperor Nicholas today bad an audience with Procurator I.uklnaoff of the holy synod, to whom be expressed the. wish that Count Tolstoi should be burled accord ing to orthodox rite, even if a recon ciliation between the venerable man and the church were not effected. (Associated Press) . ASTOPAVA, Russia, Nov. 18.—After having remained practically unchanged throughout tl>o day, the condition of Count Leo Tolstoi took an unfavor able turn late this afternoon. Oxygen was administered, but the patient fre quently lo.st consciousness. Great anxiety was expressed ,by those at Tolstoi's bedside, but hope has not been abandoned for his ultimate recovery. Dr. Usoff, professor of internal dis eases at Moscow university, and Dr. Tchurovsky, who treated Tolstoi for bronchitis in the Crimea, In 1801, have been summoned to ABtopava, At 7 o'clock this evening Tolstoi's temperature was !i7.8; pulse, 110, and respiration 3t>. Ha was conscious, but sleepy aill very weak. Still later in the evening, after a temperature had been taken which registered 95. 2, iho general feeling of the patient was bet ter. Dr. Berkenhoim says the case is not hopeless, though no means will avail to relieve the overtaxed heart through peri'ids of unconsciousness. HEBUKES I'HYSICIAN No detail of the b dchamber escape* Tolstoi. Today he rebuked Dr. kenheimer for entering and-not giv. i Ing him. Again, ovi rhi Bring a bushed consultation (regarding his hiccough, Tolstoi said: "It is not painful." This morning ho demanded thai someone read to him disconnected I tences he had dictated while in a semi delirious state last night. The holy synod la trying by all aw nues to approaoh Tolstoi, Today it or di red an aged monk named Joseph, i friend with whom Tolstoi conversed at the Optlna mlnastery last week, to come to Ast"iav.t. Joseph's health, however, did not permit the Journey, and the abbot of Optlna, accompanied by a monk, came in his stead. They were not permitted to enter the sick room. This morninK Tolstoi's eldest daugh ter. Tatlna, whs permitted to -see her father for a few minutes. COAST CONGRESS LAUNCHES LEAGUE TO DEFEND U. S. National Organization to Repel Invasion Delegates Fear Is Purpose of Movement LARGER ARMY IS DEMANDED San Francisco Meeting, Repre senting Ten States, Adopts Powerful Resolutions (Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 18.—The op ening gun of what is designed to be an organized campaign by the states of the Pacific slope to secure a battleship fleet in the Paiitic and an increase in the standing army of twenty-live regi ments of Infantry, and cavalry and ar tillery in proportion, and the rehabili tation of the American merchant ma rine, was tired today when permanent organization of the Pacific Slopo con gress was effected. Steps were also taken toward organ izing a Pacific Coast Defense league, which it is hoped by those behind the movement will extend to the rest of the country and bring about the forma tion of a national defense league. The delegates from ten states and territories of the west adopted resolu tions strongly urging the desired in crease in military and naval power and the upbuilding of a merchant marine. > The congress came to an end tonight with a brilliant banquet to the dele gates at the Palace hotel, at which 500 covers were laid. In the morning the committee on res olutions reported the following: "Resolved, That we respectfully urge the congress of the United States to take immediate steps to provide suita ble naval bases, properly equipped for the use and maintenance of a battle ship lleet on the Pacific coast. I.AKC.KK ARMY URGED "And we further respectfully urge that the regular army of the United States be increased by at least twenty flve regiments of infantry and propor tionate increases in the Held artillery and cavalry, to the end that our forti fied harbors may be protected from land attack and the Pacific coast be thus given a sure guarantee against possible invasion." A resolution was presented by Sen ator Newlands of Nevada calling for "the construction of an auxiliary navy composed of transports, colliers, scouts, dispatch boats, etc., to suppoi-t the fighting ships in case of war, such ships to be used in time of peace as training ships for our naval reserves, and also for commercial purposes in opening up new routes of trade by lease to shipping companies." Newlands estimated that an auxiliary fleet of forty ships could be built for 140,000,000. The resolutions committee reported the resolution as inexpedient and the congress was of the same opinion after Congressman Julius Kahn of Cali fornia had sharply attacked the measure on the floor. After the election of officers for the permanent organization Governor Gil lett of California being chosen presi dent and ton vice presidents named, one from each qf the states and terri tories representetd, the remainder of the afternoon session was given over to speeehmaking. Among the speak ers were Congressman Bartlett of Ne vada Congressman Julius Kahn of California, George W. Dickie of San Francisco and Homer Lea of Long HOMER MSA'S SPEECH The latter spoke on "The Relation Between a Hattleship Fleet in the Pa cific, the Merchant Marine and the Present Necessity of a Mobile Army," and said in part: "Under present conditions, with the world shrunk together more compact ly than were the few states of Europe a half century ago, there has come a corresponding increase in the neces sity for this republic to reach out and to participate in all the activities of this shrunken world, and if this is not done tl.ere shall In due time come about the whittling away of this na tion's greatness; for we must not for get that nations are destroyed exter nally in peace as well as through the of invading armies. Inasmuch as this republic is separated from most of the world by s^as, its participation in the affairs of the world Is directly dependent upon its means of commu nication to and from those parts; it la dependent upon a merchant marine proportionate to its exports and im ports ana to the power of Ha navy: that is. in turn, proportionate to the siz>> of its merchant marine." W \V. Rates of Denver, former United States commissioner of Navi gation, was to have delivered an ad dress but bis paper was read for him by his daughter. In it he declared strongly for the instituting of discrim inators duties in favor of American ship* as a method of restoring the merchant marine. MILLIONAIRE SCHENCK'S WIFE IS INDICTED AS POISONER WHEELING, "W. Va., Nov. 18.—Mr.<. Laura Farnswortli Schenck, charged with administering arsenic to her mil- I Ilonalre husband, Join O. Schenck, was Indicted by tho Ohio county grand jury today. Only nurses who have been employed by the Schenck family, and Dr. Frank L". Hupp were present to testify. For the first time In tho history of the county, the corridors of the county building were cleared while the grand jury was In session. Newspaper m 'i were threatened with Imprisonment for contempt of court If they ventured within the portals of the butldin. Mr. Schenck, who Is at tin North Wheeling hospital, recovering from tim effects of arsenic poisoning, was most anxious to learn the result of tho jury's findings. As be was wheeled about the corridors of tho hospital, h ■ made frequent inquiries and had a frlei.d In communication with tho prosecuting attorney's office. He made no comment when he learned of the Indictment.