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I \J TODAY All the Real N ews THE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN ROT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES THE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES VOLUME XXXII. HOT SPRINGS, ARK., THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1913. NO. 135. THE WEATHER WASHINGTON. MARCH 12—FORK CAST FOR ARKANSAS—RAIN THURSDAY; COLDER HY NIGHT; FRIDAY CLOUDY AND COLDER. LEGISLATION ( |1 £ — 1 WILSON SAYS HE WILL MEET SPECIAL SESSION SITUATION AS IT ARISES. DISCUSSES MEW CONfiRESS If Tariff Legislation is Completed Other Important Matters May Be Handled By the Special Ses sion of Congress. Washington, March 12. ^President Wilson has derided upon a policy of meeting legislative developments as tgpy arise, rather tffian planing a pro" gram for the extraordinary session of congress This it was learned from >> nite House callers today, will be the president's answer to those who are urging that currency legislation, Philippine independence, Alaskan questions and other subjects be taken up during the session ofMhe new con gress. the president whs advised t>y Kep icsentative Underwood, the demo-' erratic maority leader, as to <the sta lus of tlie tariff bills being prepared by the ways and means committee. He learned that the committee was making rapid progress but that it might not be ready on April 1, the date originally ilxed for the opening o! the new congress. Mr. Underwood thought at least a week more should be given to preparation, and as it was < n Mr. Underwood’s advice that Mr. Wilson fixed upon April 1, there is no doubt that he will name a inter date when issuing his proclamation. Representative Underwood has been of the belief that tariff retorm alone should be attempted at the coming session. As he left the White House Representative Jones of Virginia w 10 is championing the, cause of Philip I Inc Independence,'"'met' him and sought to Impress nimn him (he neces sity of some action oq 'that question during the extra session. Mr. Jones secured an appointmeht with the president for Friday when he will further urge Philippine legis lation. T he net result of pressure for ac tion on subjects other than tariff has been the adoption of a policy of meet ing the legislative situation as it un folds in the new congress. The presi dent will send first a message point ing out the necessity for tariff revis ion and will follow this with a series of messages upon specific things which he believes congress may be able to act upon without unneces sarily prolongjjig to session. Tills’ course is said to have been approved at today’s cabinet meeting. The suggestion that only tariff r<>. vision be attempted at the coming session arose from the fear that oili er subjects might cloud and interfere with the tariff questions. Assurances hate been coming, however, from various quarters, principally the sen ate. that the antiepated difficulty with the tariff may not materialize inter all. lue re-organisation ot tne senate with control of the committees in the hands o’f senator* who are in close sympathy with the administra tion, is said to he ono ot the circunt stances from which the conclusions has been drawn that the tariff, as well as oilier questions may lie disposed ol without great difficulty. It was a day of many callers for the president and while most of them were members of congress, being con sulted about patronage questions some talked legislative policies and others came merely to pay their re spects. Among these was “Uncle .foe" Cannon, formerly speaker of the house, who said goodbye to the presi dent before departing to his home in Danville, 111. With his cigar conspl cuously displayed in a manner famil iar to official Washington, the former speaker on the, steps of the executive offices talking to the correspondents who had asked him the purpose of his visit. “I came to say goodbye to the presi dent and wish him well,” he said. “He’s my president, as well as any body else’s you know.” The president saw a number of visi tors. In the eastroom, among them Solicitor General Bullitt, and Samuel Untermyer, counsel for the money trust investigating committee, but tile visits were social in character, for a short time during the afternoon the president worked on his eorrespoml once but he soon was outdoors enjoy ing the spring weather. The presi dent spied some magnolias in blos som, observed the growing verdue of the white house grounds and swung into a brisk walk along F’oto niae drive. Only a secret service man accompanied yti and he attracted practically no audition as he strolled through the parkways. Thp president returned to the White House at 5 o’clock, where with Mrs. Wilson and their duugUters, he met the diplomatic corps and their wives at tea. Tariff Work Advances. Washington, March H—The demo cratic task of preparing for tariff re- i vision advanced another stage today when the majority of the house ways and means committee put the finish ing touches on the iron and steel schedule after having previously dis posed of the two preceding schedules, "A,” chemical ami “B,” earthenware. The members of the committee say rates written into the schedule are only tentative. It was lea ned today that the ex tent to which the house committee will be named at the outset of the extra session of congress will depend mainly on the recommendations of the president, as to the scope of the legislation. The actual needs of the government will be taken care of by steps to put through the sundry civil and Indian appropriation hills that failed last week, but the appointment of committees generally will be de ferred until the close of the extra session. The Bryans Entertained. Washington, March If!.—Secretary ot State Bryan and Mrs. Bryan were honor guests tonight at a dinner giv en by the retiring assistant secretary of state and Mrs. Huntington Wilson. Those invited included eight of the prominent members of the diplomatic corps. CONFLICTING STORIES IN KOHLER’S TRIAL DOCTOR AND PRINCIPAL STATE WITNESSES DISAGREE ON IMPORTANT DATE. Cleveland, March 12.—Samuel ' 1> Scnearer, former husband of the *o mati with whom it is charged Chiel of Police Kohler was guilty of im moral conduct, today told the civic service commission his version of the j occurrences at >tlhe Schearer home wnich constituted the basts for the ! charges against the police chisg. The prosecution then rested and Dr. Maurice Budwig, nrst witness for the defense testified that he had pre scribed for Koaler hile the chief was at home in bee on February 2, li>12. the date of his first alleged vis it to the Schearer home. On the night of .Inne 5, l!tl2, Sche rrer said fce smashed a window m iiis home after ringing th£ door bell for several minutes and, going on through the house found Kotiler hid den behind tne ice, box in tllie kitcheh. “You've got me." Kohler exclaimed, "according to Scherarer, “now \\Tiat are you going to do with me?'* Then they went up stairs to where Mrs. Schearer was found. Schearer described Kohler and his wife as be ing in 'Wanty attire.” 'Schearer insisted that his wife must go away that night, and said he ashed Kohler to provide a place lor her to stay. "Sam, you wouldn't put me out of the house tonight?" the witness said his wife pleaded. But Mrs. Schearer left ithe house Schearer said. Members of the commission exam ined Dr. Bud wig's day book memor andum of his visit to Chief Kohler on February 2, and City Solicitor Wilcox declared that the name "Fred Koh ler” seemed to him to lie "Written over an erasure." After Dr. Budwige testified, the hearing was adjourned until tomor row. In a statement issued tonight Chief Kohler outlines what probably will be the line of his defense against the charges of Immoral conduct with Mrs. Schearer on June 5, last. He says he was given to understand that he was to meet Mr. and Mrs. Schear er and another couple at the Schearer home that night and says lie was the victim of a trap when he got there and found only Mrs. Schearer. HI* statement claims the evidence so far in his trial has not shown any im moral conduct on his part. UNNATURAL FATHER IS SENTENCED TO HANG burned three of his child ren TO DEATH AFTER TY ING THEM IN BED. Fort Smith, Ark.. March 1-- Mar ion ( al)i«, a minister of Bonanza, who tonight was declared guilty by a jury in the circuit court of the charge of burning to death three of his six motherless children. Mack aged Boisa, aged f>, and Priscilla, aged The jury sentenced him to hang. The indictment charged, Capps tied the children to an oil soaked bed while they slept and touched a match. Bertha Capps, aged 15, escaped with her brother, Rllis, aged 14. testified she awoke as her father left the bed room of the children and locked the door. The girl and boy said they found themselves tied to the bed and were unable to release themselves until the fire burned the rope in two. The boy testified that after he bad escaped, Ids father threatened to hind him and throw him into the fire If he did not return to the house and rescue the dying children. McAllister won. Oakland, Oal„ March Ik’. Boh Mc Allister. the young Olympic club box er, won his first professional fight here tonight, when he was given a decision over Willie Meehan, ON THEIR WAY TO THE MEXICAN BORDER .ft;->«• -:*C&£ :r• «*•••?■ :.y3W*M£Y??~v:<•;• • Tins photograph shows the men of the Twenty-se'Vu .u infantry, at Fort Sheridan, loading equipment and sup plies on (he trams for their hurried trip to Texas, where they and thousands of other American soldiers are ready for any emergency across the border. SUFFRAGETTES WOMAN SAYS POLICE CAPTAIN SWORE AT HER AND TREAT ED HER ROUGHLY. FILES SERIOUS CHARGES New York Will Be the Scene of the Next Big Suffragette Parade in This Country to Be Held May 3. Washington, March 2. — A muss of small detail as to the disorder that Interfered with the suffrage parade here on March was elicited today by the senate sub-committee investi gating the occurrence from, 21 wit nesses. The entire day was devoterl to the examination of witnesses who occupied t fi>> stand hut a few minutes on; h. Several men and women who marched in ttie parade, told the com mittee of the trouble and embarrass ment caused them by the crowd ami criticised the conduct of the police along the line of March. Among them was Madame Mountford, an evangel ist who, in addition to detailing her experiences In the uarade, declared site had been roughly used by a Wash ington police captain while watching ihe inauguration ceremonies the nexi. day. She said that t aptain James E. Mu!ha”, in refusing to allow her to (ross tile police lines with a suffrage banner, handled her roughly and ex claimed : "Vou damned women hud your day yesterday." Charges against Captain Mulhall in connection with the incident are be ins investigated by the police depart ment. A dozen Washington business men who organized into a committee of public order for the inaugural parade amt who in automobiles endeavored to aid tlie police in subduing the disor der during the suffrage parade, testi fied. They declared that the police had done all that humanly possible to handle the crowd hut the gathering was too large to he controlled. Captain Henry Scieder, wuo was in charge of the police detail at. the (mint on Pennsylvania avenue where the crowd was densest, and where the cavalry was finally called on for aid, defended his men. He declared that he and his officers worked faithfully11 in their efforts to near the street. "Had you any reason to think,’ asked Senator Jones,” that. Major Syl vester or any one else at headqurters would overlook any neglect of duty in connection with this parade, or that they wanted the parade inter fered with?” "No,” answered the captain, em phatically. \ He declared that Maj. Sylvester had been emphatic and explicit in his in structions to his subordinates, and that while the uen’of the department looked upon the parade in a “light manner" they had been admonished to work faithfully. He declared they, did so. He had never heard Maj. Syl vester speak disparagingly of the par ade or the women in charge of it. The committee adjourned until Kri day when other police officials will testily. To Parade in Gotham. New York, March 12.—What is planned to he the largest parade yet held in the interest of woman auff iage will take place' here Saturday, May .‘i. The parade will lie headed by the National American Woman Suff rage association, divided into seven groups will comprise the national of ficers delegations from the nine suff rage states, delegates from states where the suffrage amendment Is ready to be submitted to the voters; from states where the amendment is awaiting action by a second legisla ture before submission; from states in which the suffrage hill has passed one house this session; from states in which petitions initiating suffrage leg islation 'are circulating, and from states where legislatures have failed to act on a suffrage hill this year. "The National association." says the announcement, “is confident that this May procession will he much larger than any previous suffrage demon stration even the parade of March 3. although the number of marchers in Washington tar exceeded the expec tations of cv/yv one who understood the difficulties encountered by the National's congressional committee and the Washington parade commit tee. “New York city" the announcement concludes, "is the easiest place in this country tit organize a big parade." COMMITTEE IS having trouble DEMOCRATS HAVING A STRENU- | OUS TIME SELECTING COM MITTEES FOR NEW BODY. Washington, March 12. Work on the democratic committee list of the senate fwas not completed when the ‘‘steering!" committee adjourned to night and members expressed doubt as to Whether the re-organization of the senate could take |)lace before Friday, if at that time. The major ity of the important assignments had been made, but in the work remaining to be done on leaser committees it was expected that occasion would arise for the changing of several of the appointments already agreed up on. A sub-committee appointed to ap point the membership of smaller com mittees worked until a late hour to night. and will report to the ‘'steer ing” committee at another meeting tomorrow. In the majority of cases the older senators who would be entitled to chairmanship* of important commit tees by reason of present position or. those committees or their seniority of service will receive the appoint ments, but an effort is 'being made to distribute the balance of the commit tee memberships equally. Indications tonight were that the chairmanship of the new banking and currency committee would go to Senator Owen of Oklahoma, although a hard fight, has been made upon this assignment, u is expected that there will be a lively session of the democratic cau cus before the committee lists are filially approved. BANK CLOSED. Itiple, Tenn., March 12-0. H. liar bee, cashier, was appointed receiver today for the Hank of Kipley, which failed to open its doors this morning. An inability to realize on outstanding paper is declared responsible for the bank's difficulties. Officers of the Institution however, say that deposi tors will be paid in full. CANADIANS GIVE HIM EVERY OP PORTUNITY TO DEMONSTRATE HIS CURE. CLAIMS IT IS HARMLESS Should Be Used the Same as Other Vaccines Among Those Who are Exposed to Tubercular Infection. -* Ottawa, Out.. March 12.—Dr. Fried erich Franz Friedmann, inoculated ten tuberculosis sufferers today in the presence of a number of leading Can adian physicians and members of the * anadian association, for the preven tion of tuberculosis. From 3fi pati ents gathered at the Genera] hospi tal, the Berlin physician selected ten whose cases were Iffut beyond the in cipient stages. Silently and scarcely glancing at the spectators, he work ed under an apparent nervous tension, which relaxed at the conclusion of each demonstration. No criticism of l)r. Friddmann'a technique was advanced by any one of the group of physicians present. These included Dr. J. W. MacCullough, medical officer of health for Ontario; l)r. J»rederick Montizam'bert, director geiiiTal of public health and Adam Beck of Toronto, president of the as sociation. These and others heard Dr. Friedmann earlier, make an ad dress on his treatment at the tuber culosis convention. In this talk he discussed the manner of his discov ery and the precautions he took to in sure its harmiessness. Adain Beck had asked the convention to give the Berlin physician full opportunity to prove Ids claims. Thus encouraged. ur. triedmaun adjourned to the hos pital to give his demonstration*. Dr. Friedmann employed an elec tric sterilizer, ordinary forces ami a hypodermic syringe. Only once did he interrupt his treatment to make explanations. This was while prepar ing to inject vaccine into the leg of a girl who had been brought to him on a stretcher. She suffered with muscular tuberculosis. » l>r. Friedmann explained that ther* are no after effects, such as fever, when this form of the disease is treated. When -the injection is for pulmonary tuberculosis, however, the patient is affected with a high tem perature for several days, he assert ed. Discsssing tests of his vaccine as preventive of tuberculosis, Dr. Fried mann, in his address to a convention here expressed the hope that this would he found to lie the great use of his discovery in the future. "I have found this remedy harm less when I used it for patients rang ing from earliest childhood to the most advanced age in all forms of application — subcuetanoously, intra muscular and intravenous—even in big doses," said Dr. Friedmann, "and equally efficient In all forms of tnber oekmis. pulmonary, hone, joint, glan dular ami skin. Aside from absolute ly hopeless cases wnose fates were already sealed, the remedy has proved its efficiency in moat Instances. "To eradicate tuberculosis is an en domic disease, it is necessary not only to cure the tubercular individ uals now living, but also to protect, the future generations from infection by a method following in principle Jenner’s vaccination. So far 1 have vaccinated 260 children varying age from one hour to three years. Most o. these children were living in tuber cular environments and much exposed 'to Infection. The earliest immuni zations were made 17 months ago amt all t*’" children are well today and are free from all symptoms of scro fula or tuberculosis. "There is a vv fmmdejl hope, there fore that this will prove the right way and the one to which our future efforts will have to he. directed.” Government May Delay Tests. Washington, March 12.—Govern ment tests of l>r. F\ Friedmann’s tub erculosis vaccine may he delayed in definitely by the refusal of the Ber lin physician to impart to the public health service the method of making vaccine from his cultures or the size of the dose. It developed tonight that I)r. Friedmann has notified Sur geon General Blue that he will not divulge his secret until the govern ment. physicians have recognized im provement in patients treated by him. NEW YORK POLICE BECAME VULTURES AFTER DEATH OF ROSENTHAL. THEY WENT AFTER GRAFT IN REAL EARNEST. Now Y|ork, March; 12.—"Members of the police system” assessed Her man Michels, once known as “King of the Gamblers” in Harlem to the point where he had to give up (his pool rooms, Michels told District At torney Whitman today. Michels then went before the grand ury to add his story to tlhe evidence that is being used as basis for indictments of police officials and others including Mr. Whitman expects, several poiSt eal backers of thet “system." "After the murder of Herman Ros enthal, the gambler, the police be came vultures” Michels told the pros ecutor, contradicting the popular im pression t.iat grafting was less prac-i ttced arter that crime. This infor mer, disclosing how he paid first $50 monthly and then $150 described how three police officials inspectors at various times in hie district where Midhels operated bis resorts, called at his establishments, watched the gambling going on and allowed him to operate unmolested as long as tie paid tribute to their collectors. “Thpy have taken all my money”, Michels said, explaining why (he haB now turned informer, and I do not intend to go to jail for perjury just to shield them.” Mr. Whitman declared today he has obtained verified figures showing that $250,000 was annualy paid the police by keepers of gambling and disorderly resorts in Harlem alone for immunity from interference. WAR ACTIVITIES IN THE BALKANS TURKISH CRUISER BOMBARDS SEAPORTS — FIGHTING ON BULAIR FRONTIER. Belgrade, March 12.—The Turkish cruiser Hamidieh bombarded the port of Durazzo at noon today, although it is an unfortified place. The cruiser then proceeded to San Giovanni di Medua, which she also bombarded. It is not known whether any damage was Inflicted. The Hamidieh disappeared finally in the direction of the Italian coast. Her acticitjr causes alarm here, as a large number of Servian troops an being transported to the Adriatic, to assist the Montenegrins in the at tack on Scutari. Balkan Answer Expected. Sofia, March 12.—The reply of the allies to the offer of mediation by the powers will not be delivered until Friday . One of the members of the Balkan league has asked that certain modifications be made in the draft.. Fighting at Bulair. Constantinople, March 12.—Serious fighting has been in progress along' the Bulair frontier since yesterday. The Turkish fleet is co-operating with the troops. SARAH BERNHARDT INJURED. To# Angeles. Cal., March 12.—Sarah Bernhardt, the actress suffered pain ful hut probably not serious injuries in an automobile accident here to night. She was on her way to Tx>s Angeles from Venice from the even ing performance at a local theatre, when her automobile collided with a heavy truck. The machine was wrecked and both the. actres’ ankles were wrenched. She also suffered a lacerated lip and bruises on *’• body. After receiving medical attention e insisted upon playing tonight. Her act was played last on the hill so she could regain her composure from the shock of the accident. NATION WIDE VICE PROBE MANY STATES JOIN IN CRUSADE TO STRANGLE THE WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC. GIRLS KEEP AWAY FROM CITY Unless An Assured Salary of J9.CO a Week Is In Sight—Foss of Massa chusetts, Joins in the Fight For Purity. Hoston, March 12.~Gov. Foss today addressed a letter to Ueut.-Gov. O'Hara of Illinois, replying to a sug gestion that other states create white slave investigating commissions sim ilar to tiliat in Iliinois. The letter said: "A resolution has already passed the senate of Massachusetts and s now pending in tne house of repre sentatives to provide tor an lnvesti gation of the white slave traffic, so called, which, is enacted, will author ize the governor and council to ap point a commtsson of five persons* wttdi ample authority for the purpose "I have no doubt this commission will co-operate as fully as possible with your commission In a joint ef fort to eradicate this form of vice.” California Starts Move. Sacramento, Cal., March 12.—The committee provided for by a resolu tion adopted In the state senate yes terday to investigate the causes of white clavery In this state and the effect of low wagejj In that relation was organized today under the chair manship of 'Senator Gates of Los An geles. Flans were formulated for the Inquiry, which will begin without de lay. Governor Hiram W. Johnson 80 elared himself in favor of a national campagn for a minimum wage scale for women. "it was my purpose at this session of the legislature to have a commit tee appointed watch shall thorough ly Investigate this matter,” he said. Wisconsin Joins In, Milwaukee, March 12.—A working woman needs $8.90 a week except in domestic service, to support herself in Milwaukee. This is the opinion expressed by the social Bervice com mssion of the Milwaukee Federation of Charities in a report made public today. Tue committee urges young Women who expect to support themselves to" keep away from the city unless tihey have an assured income of at iea»t $9 a week domestic service excepted. Uijes a “Purity Sunday.” La Crosse, Wis.', March 12—-it. S. Seadwell, president of the World’s Purity Federation, today issued a can to the pastors of an churches of al! denominations throughout the United States urging them to make Nov. 9 next., Purity Sunday. Uhls Sunday will be during the week of the world's purity congress at Minneapo lis. it is expected that the vice reve lations being made in Illinois and promised in other states during the spring and summer will furnish ser mon material lor pastors who discuss the topic. BAD FOR rt'-**o<~p ATS. I Progressives and Republicans Ar range Agreement in Illinois. Springfield, 111.. March 15.—With il of the 75 republican members of the general assembly present and with out a dissenting voice, republican sen ators and representative** in a joint conference which adjourned early to day, adopted a resolution pledging themselves to vote for the nominee of the progressive caucus Frank H. Funk, for United States senator for the term ending March 4, 1915, pro vided a number of progressive mem bers of general assembly sufficient to elect in each case will unite upon and vote for the primary nominee of the republican partv I awrence Y. Sher man, for United States senator for the term ending MMa’h 4, 1919. The resolution will be delivered Uy the progressives today. While the republican joint confer ence was in progress, the progres sives also held a conference. Six progressives are reported to have de clined to participate In any bKparti sail combination for the election of a senator. Tt is claimed that 19 of the . progressives have signed up to vote for Sherman and Funk. MARQUARD COMES IN. San Francisco. March 12—"Rube” Marquard. the New York National League pitcher, who won two of the three games taken from Boston in the world’s series of 1912. today signed a contract, pledging his early return to the team, now in training quarters at Marlin, Texas.