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i 9pages' |THE WEATHER| I Zi TODAY* j — ■ * V-/L-//A I j WASHINGTON. ,\lAROH 20.— } _-——--- | FORECAST FOR /rkankvs oen AH |}ie News_ ( 1 S A ^ EhChI\ ES THE b HI L ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES craggy fair Friday and sat ~ '. ~ ■' "»« '"'■" "■■> VOLUME XXXII. H0T SPRINGS, ARK., FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1913. N0. 145. ^ WIFE IS HELD held on a charge of poison ing HER HUSBAND, REAR ADMIRAL EATON. | . FAMILY SKELETON IS BANKED Reveals Story of Woman's Duplicity and an Old Man's Trust Abused —Former Husband Figures in the Case. Plymouth, Mass.. March 20.—Mrs. Jennie May ivaton >v.;s locked up in the county juil here late today pend ing a hearing on the charge that she murdered her husband. Rear Admiral ..'as, Giles Eaton, by (miaouing him She was brought here from Hingham. where she had been arraigned early iu the day following her arrest. Through counsel, she pleaded not guilty, waived the reading of the com plaint and was held without hail for examination March 28. It has not been determined whether the Inquest into the sudden death ot the admiral will he resumed. It was intimated tonight that Mrs. Eaton might not be brought to trial The possible appointment of a commis sion to pass upon her sanity was suggested. District Attorney Barker went to Boston this afternoon and had a con lerence with Chief Justice Aiken ot the supreme court. It was thought his errand might be in connection with the convening of a special grand jury to consider the case. When Mrs. Eaton, who is a stout woman, 45 years old entered the jaii here she was dressed in the black suit she wore at her husband's funeral. A mourning veil partially hid her face. She had been weeping but generally maintained the composure that has characterized her hearing lrom the first. Admiral baton died In his bed at the home In Norwell, where he livea with his wife, her mother, Mrs. Oeo. Harrison, and his step-daughter, Dor othy Answorth. The death was un expected and due, the other members or Hie family said, to an attack of in digestion which followed a too hearty meal of roast pork. Circumstances led to an investiga tion and according to a statement by District Attorney Darker today, evi dence of arsenical poisoning was dis covered by Prof. Win ' K. Whitney, who analyzed the contents of the stomach. The formal report of Pro tessoV Whitney has not been made and the arrest, was ordered upon a verbal communication to the district attorney. K*or ten days the authori ties have known that the admiral died of poisoning and their efforts have been directed to tlndiiig where and by whom the |>oison was obtain 'd and to laying Imre the home life of the Katon family. in the tirst quest they have not been successful, the district attorney said. Along ihe second line of in quiry, a wealth of evidence has been tarnished by friends of the family and neighbors. The picture was not an altogether pleasant one. The ad miral and his wife, who was 2b years his junior, did not always agree, it was said regarding those who had been received at their home. Hutu had been married uetore. i ne admiral's llrsl wife was Annie Var nwm, whom he married at Dreut in ISil, when he was a lieutenant in the navy. His body was buried beside that of bis first 'wife From bis graduation at Annapolis until his re tirement with the rank of rear ad miral in 1905, the life of the naiai officer was filled with honors and he acquired a fortune. Soon after his retirement he met Mrs. Jennie May Aainsworth, the daughter of U. Harrison, of Alexan dria, Va., Mrs. Aainsworth later di vorced her husband. D. H. Ainsworth, an employe of the senate at Wash iugton and she and the admiral were married In 1907. Their courtship was described by Hie admiral In a statement which he made during a brief estrangement Irom his wife four years ago. He said: "I met Mrs. Ainsworth in Chicago, and at that time 1 thought, she was a widow. At that time, however, she was not actually divorced from her husband. It was not until jus! be fore my marriage that she told nte site had a husband. Then she told me that her husband was alive and that site bad just obtained a divorce front him on the grounds of drunken ness und desertion. "During the time that I paid atten tion to her, knowing her straightened circumstances and thinking that her husband was dead, 1 helped toward the support of herself and children, giving her money, though, at the time 1 did not know for what purpose site "ms using jt. l.uter, after the roar* Huge, 1 learned that 1 bad been pay1 ing for Hie divorce proceedings which she had instituted against her hus band. "I married her because i had said 1 would and was too much of a gen tleman to withdraw Iny promise. She has always been a good wife. "1 knew that money was given to Ainsworth, but never wdth my cou seiu, except once, then l paid his tare to Cleveland to get rid of him.’ After their marriage the Eatons came to Brookline. Soon afterwards the admiral met with financial rever ses and in his last days led an unpre tentious life on a poultry farm in Norwell. His principal income was from ills allowance as a retired naval officer, which amounted to $-1,000 a year. It is understood that his estate is repre sented largely by a llle insurance policy for $(i,0h0. Disappointed that a child had not been born to them, the admiral, about two years after his second marriage, secretly adopted an infant which he proclaimed as his own. The decep tion was siKceaaful for a time hut the baby died when a few months old. Mrs. Eaton declared that the infant had been poisoned and an examina tion of the stomach was made. No poison was found but us a result of iter charge Mrs. Eaton was entranged from her husband for a brief period. Then they were reconciled and again lived together. With them at that time, lived tlie two daughters of Mrs. Eaton Ivy her earlier marriage, June and Dorothy. The former is now the wife of Ralph P. Keyes of Boston. Ainsworth. Mrs. Eaton's first hus band, resumed friendly relations with the Eaton family and was an occas ional visitor at their home. Mrs. Eaton has stated that her husband was much interested in drugs and their effect upon persons and devoted much of his time to strange experi ments. The bine and starred Hag of the Kearsarge Association of Naval Vet erans of Boston, will wave over the grave or the admiral at Dracut. The association made known today their regret thty no naval honors had been accorded * the dead officer and an nounced they would mark his resting place with their colors. PATIENCE ASKED BY UNDERWOOD DEMOCRATIC LEADER REQUESTS COUNTRY TO AWAIT FULL TARIFF BILL. Washington, March 20.—'Democrat ic Leader Underwood tonigjht asked that tne country withhold Judgment on the tariff revision bill until h is presented to the house and made public by the authority of its fram ers. All along he has insisted, as Chairman of the ways and means committee, upon absolute secrecy re garding the measure. He said to night : ‘Since the ways and means com mittee commenced its work of revi sion of the present tariff laws, I have refrained from giving interviews to the press, but recently 1 have read in the papers so many misleading state ments about the work of the commit tee and so many assertions of faci whiiBi are not fact, as to what the committee has done concerning the various paragraphs and schedules of the bill, that '1 feel that it is fair to the public to say that practically ev ery statement mat I have read iu fererence to the rales of duty that would lie imposed on the articles en umerated in the proposed new tarifi bill Is absolutely msleadlng and is most of them entirely wrong. I nope (hat t.'he country will not be prejudic ed against the bill until it is intro duced in congress and authoritative ly made public.'’ Mr. Underwood was weary when he stopped tonight after many hours study of the coming bill. Statistical experts Biad been closeted with him figure on the nrei|enu probabilities and a maze of figures had passed in j review .before them. S Meantime the Individual members of the democratic majority were bus ied with tariff details and a sub committee was at work considering administrative and income tax provi sions of the coming Underwood bill. The majority will not meet again until next Tuesday but the individual consideration of tariff plans will con tinual ^ __ I FORTUNE FOR HORSES. Edward 8. McLean Pays $5U,000 For Three Prize Winners. New York, March 20.—The sale by Joseph VV. Hardman to Kdward B. McLean of Washington for $50,000 of the three high stepping harness hor ses, Nala, Lady Dilham and Kiegant Dilhani, winners of scores ui' blue ribbon championship prizes and chal lenge cups at the leading American horse shows, was announced tonight. Nala is a trotting bred stallion. He has won the chainp' mship of the Na tional Horse show four times, making a record never equalled in this coun try. Lady Dilham and Kiegant Dil ham are hackneys, sister and brother. The former has twice won the cham pionship at the Nationl horse show. The price paid for the trio is the highest on record They are now in Florida and are to lie shipped to Washington at once. They probably will he exhibited at the National capi tal horse show in May. WHY WASHINGTON POLICE ARE UNDER INVESTIGATION --- -- - ' --* 1 .. ■ -. ’■ -I. 1 ! -%► Y\ , ] This photograph, taken while the suffragist parade *as trying to make Its way down Pennsylvania avenue, would Indicate that the charges of the women against th« Washington police were well founded. It is alleged the police not only did nothing to clear the way for the parade, but even joined with the hoodlums In insulting the women. MAY REFORM PRESIDENT WILSON PLEASED WITH PROGRESS MADE IN MATTER OF THE TARIFF. HOPES TO REACH FURTHER President Wilson From the First Has Believed in Currency Reform and May Yet See His Ideas Carried Out. Washington, March 20,- Encourag ed by the rapid progress already made in preparation or a tariff revision bill, close friends of President Wilson pre dicted tonight, that there surely would be currency reform before the extra session of congress adjourned next summer. The president talked informally with some of his callers about the prospects for currency legislation They went away convinced that while file president would devote himself first and foremost to tariff revision, lie also hopes that at least a start on monetary reform would be possible during the extra session. From tile first, the president lias believed in the necessity for immed iate currency reform and, though anxious that congress should focus its attention and that of the nation on the tariff question, he never has giv eu up the idea of getting a currency measure before the country within a tew months. Some of his friends said today they were particularly hopeful for currency reform because of the attitude of democratic leaders in con gross toward expeditious action on the tariff. hike the tariff the currency hill when drawn will lie presented as a party measure, carefully worked out by congressional committees in co operation with the president. It will not, be made public It is said until it has been closely studied by members of the cabinet, recognized authorities on currency questions and some of the leading business men of the coun try In whose judgment the adminis tration lias confidence. It is pointed out that all the work of preparation can lie (tarried on while the tariff do bates occupy the centre of the stage in congress. The president intends to stay in Washington throughout the extra session, giving e\»*ry attention to leg islative matters. He lias been declin ing invitations every day to make speeches outside the capital. Two such invitations were extended today for speeches in lialtimore and Chi 0 cago. The cabinet will meet tomorrow when the question of making recess appointments will be discussed. The resignation of Huntington Wilson to -dyy. 8fl assistant^secretary of state leaves the state department under charge of Alva Adee. second assistant secretary. It is probable however, there will be a recess appointment of John Basset Moore, as counsellor to the state department tomorrow, so that he can co-operate with .Mr. Adee, in running the department. Tho president telegraphed Secretary Bry an that he need not cut short his vaca tion on account of Huntington Wil son's withdrawal. The present today had a long string of callers. He talked over the telephone with Senator Thomas ol 11 olorado, had a conversation with S. 11. Thompson, president of the Wood | row Wilson club of Denver, and Cur rency with Prof. J. Laurence Laugh lin of the Chicago university. Tomorrow the president will dis cuss with New Jersey democratic leaders, the status of jury reform bill in the legislature. (leo. F. I-&monte, state banking ami insurance commissioner in New Jer sey saw the president for a short time today. He is being mentioned for comptroller of the currency and It is reported that while the president is desirous of appointing him, he did not want New Jersey to lose his ser vices as yet. YACHT RACE CHALLENGE. New York Club Asked to Reconsider its Refusal to Accept Lipton’s Challenge. Belfast, Ireland, March 2<t.—A re quest was sent today by cable by the Koyal Ulster Yacht club, asking the New" York Yacht ciuu for a reconsid eration of its refusal of Sir Thomas l.ipton's challenge for the American dtp. This was accompanied by a long statement frotu Sir Thomas, with which the committee of the Irish club signified its agreement. The committee hopes that the har monious relations of the two clubs will further be cemented by another successful series of Tares and there fore requests the New York Yacht rluh to reconsider its challenge, KING GEORGE'S FUNERAL. Will Probably Be Held in Athens on March 30. Athens. March 20.—The body of the late King George will be placed board a warship at Saloniki, March 20. and transported to Athens, arriv ing here the next day. King Constantine, after he is pro claimed tomorrow, will proceed to Saloniki, accompanied by Premier Venizelos, and with the Dowager Queen Olga and other members of the royal family, return here with the King's body. The funeral probably will take place March 30, as the lying in state will occupy three days. Military hon<#« will be rendered not only by the Athens garrison, but by an entire military division which has been or dered hero for that purpose. MEXICAN PUBLISHER ACCUSES WILSON OF BETRAYING HIM TO REVOLUTIONISTS. SAYS MADERO WAS MURDERED States He Can Prove Madero and Sau rer Were Killed in National Pal ace and Bodies Taken to the Prison in Automobiles. I San Francisco, March 31.—Col. Manuel Blanche Alcade, publisher of the iNew Kra, a Mexican City newspa per generally regarded as the mouth piece ot the late President Madero's administration, arrived here today with the assertion t,«it (he “is in a position to prove" that Preseident Madero was shot to death and that Vice President Saurez was strangled in the national palace February 2." and their bpdies taken to the prison ni an automobile. Col. Alcade asserted the news of Madero’s fate was known in Wash ington before tae hour named in the official version as the time ot the alleged attempt to rescue him. "As a matter of fact" said he, "President Madero and Vice Presi dent Saurez were killed between 8 and 9:20 o'clock, Mexico City time, on the night of February' 22. The president was shot from behind and tae powder burned his neck. Suarez was choked to death. His secretary, 1 Fernade* de la Reguera, saw the body two days later and there were finger marks on the throat. One eye had been forced from its socket and the tongue protruded.” Col. Alcade was positive In his as sertion that Madame Madero had told aim there was no hope for her husband, basing this fear on an in terview she had with American Am bassador WilRon oil the afternoon ot Feb. 22. “Madame Madero and Saurez went together to the ambassador to im plore him to intercede for their hus bands’ lives", he said. “I saw them when they left the embassy and they told me there was no hope. They said Ambassador Wilson had expresssed to him his belief that tlhe president and vice president would be execut ed as the Huerltistas regarded their deaths as for the good of the couu try. Gen. Ascarnde was in command of the guard that night. I was told by another officer of the guard that it was he who slew Madero and Sau rez.’’ Hitter in his criticism of Ambassa dor Wilson, Col. AI cade declared the American diplomat hud declined to iuterveded to save him from arrest and death. “I had protected fifteen American families in my school, the Iuternado Nacional," said he, “where I com manded 300 soldiers feeding tlho Ain erlcans and housing them during all the fighting from Feb. 0 to 18. Af ter the Huerta coup, fearing arrest and execution, I went to t.ie amnas sador and appealed for his aid, in re turn for my protection of his peo ple. He told me at first he could do nothing. Finally he asked me to write my name on a card with that of my brother. Soon afterward a friend of mine rushed to me with the information that the American ambassador had given a card on which were the names of mv brother and myself to Secretary of the in terior Granados and the latter had immediately issued orders for our arrest. This friend had overaeard part of a conversation between Mr. Wilson and Granados in which (he said the Ambassador had said that my brother and me were in fear ol arrest. Granuos replied that we had escaped his attention Imt. he would attend to our cases at once and the order of arrest was issued. “My friend hastened to me, gave me his purse and urged me to flee I left Mexico City disguised as a track laborer at ten o’clock. My wife and babies were disguised. Thanks to a friendly train conductor we made our way to Salina Crus and embarked for San Francisco." Col Alcade said Mexico will know no ppace for years. Diaz wants to be president’’, he asserted ”, but Huerta will never quit the palace until he iH driven out by successful revolutionists. He tells Diaz taere will be no election until he has restored peace throughout’ the country. Huerta has not the a lightest intention of carrying out his pact, with Diaz and the other con spirators.’ . Airade asserts that papers that have been smuggled out of Mexico V.H1 assist in proving his charges. He said these papers will reach him at bright"* * f°r W'11rh rlt>' he ,pft THREE SEEKING TO RECOVER MONEY three CORNERED FIGHT TO RE COVER PROPERTY TAKEN BY MUSICA FAMILY. New Orleans, March 20.—A three cornered legal fight opened here to day lor possession of the money and valuables recovered yesterday from members of the family of Antino Musica, the New York hair importer, who is held m jail with his three sons, in connection with alleged in voice frauds. Including $Sil,0tm in cash taken from members of the Mus ica family, the property which the police hold is estimated at close to $200,000 in value. The public administrator filed ap plication before Judge Head of the district court asking that the money and valuables be delivered into his possession, alleging that “there is no claimant or known owner" of the property. Attorneys for the Ameri can Bankers association, opposed the transfer of the property to the public administrator and will endeavor to have it transferred to New York un der proper hond. The Musica's em ployed an attorney to look after their Interests in the matter and it is stat ed that the claim will be made that a part of the cash recovered by the detectives is the personal property of Grace and lionise Musica. daughters of Antonio. Eighteen thousand dol lar* in cash was taken from Grace Musica's corset. The Musicas have announced their willingness to return to New York without the farmality of extradition. GIFT FOR LABORATORIES. New York. March 20. A gift o 1650,000 by Mrs. Elizabeth Milbank Anderson for social welfare labora tories to be conducted by the New York Association for Improving the Condition of t.in Poor, was announced | by the association tonight. It is the largest single gift ever made to the association, and so far as is known to any organizatldh for a similar pur pose. except the separate foundations, such as the Russell Sage foundation. The fund is not for the relief of de pendent or destitute families but is to lie used exclusively to foster pre ventive and conservative social meas ures. Establishment of experimental laboratories to test proposed meas ures is a part of the program under which the fund is to he utilized. In general it is intended to foster those activities whicl are calculated. In the. works of the dim1 vs ‘‘to prevent sick ness and thus diminish poverty, such as the promotion of cleanliness and sanitation and aid in securing a prop er food supply.” The gift, the association announced makes possible a new social welfare department. Extension of public bath work, serving hot lunches to school children approximately at cost and Increasing clinic facilities for treatment of physical defects of school children are among the lines of ef forts contemplated by this depart ment. Establishment of public laun dries and public hakeshops In the congested districts also Is suggested ■I■ «——■ I- I. FOR RELIEF FALLEN CREATURES WOULD CO OPERATE WITH VICE COMMIS SION TO AID THEM. WANT FIIHLEIITHEIK DOWNFALL Claimed That This Form o/ Vice is the Head and Front of All Kinds of Graft in the Police Department. - -—_ ? Albany, X. y., March 20.—a cry from the outcasts of the underworld, pleading ror an opportunity to co operate in efforts being made to solve the social evil question is voiced in letters to the special legislative com mittee appointed to draft remedial police legislation for New York city. These letters among the thousands or more received by the committee from New York city officials, social and civic bodies and citizens generally, will be given serious consideration. Senator Wagner, chairman of the committee announced today that more meetings of the committee will be held and the senate today extend ed the time for receiving the report another week. Mr. Wagner tonight made public several letters received from women of the underworld, who insist that they can be of assistance to the city if permitted to co-operate in their own way toward restricting and segregating the social evil. They claim this phase of the situation in New York city is the source of all graft.. They support the' plan of the . citizens committee proposing a social welfare commission and pledge them selves to be of greater value to such a committee than all of the social and civip bodies in New Ybrk. These women also declare the time has coino when New York should at least han dle the subject practically and sensi bly and “not make any attempt to drive unfortunate women from homes, that give annoyance to no one. to the streets and to (he gutters and to help swell the army of street walkers who have no regard for their own physical condition, nor the health of the peo ple in whose midst they circulate." One woman wrote: "1 am representing goods upon thousands of unfortunate girls that, are without homes, some are working for starvation wages, some are sell ing their souls to keep off starvation and cold. These women are much like othvff women where all grades are to be found in their ranks and some good, some bad, others very bad. My experience is that the out cast women of society have a code of morals and are honest in the majority. The better half would be surprised to know of the self sacrifices that many of these women make for these that are dependent upon them for susten ance. and almost every girl has one or more dependent upon her for sup port. “I have had girls in my house who have hail royal blood in their veins. Many of them were the descendants of the best families in Europe and America. Some were the daughters of well known clergymen of Chicago, Philadelphia. New York and Boston. The army or the ‘fallen’ is recruited from all ranks of society, including the daughters of the select." "If you wish to get rid of graft in the police department for all time to Pome," wfrote another woman, "re move the police department from all temptation. Take the social evil out of the police department entirely. "If we were protected by the city instead of persecuted and oppressed and driven and haunted from pillar to post, we would be of great help to the city by protecting the young wom en from the procurer and convict every one of them by a simple pro cess of informing this (social welfare) committee. Should a cadet bring a girl to our houses we will pledge our selves to help prosecute and convict any white slaver that comes before us It is only through us and in co operation with us that you will ac complish this. "Should a young clrl come to us with the intention of leading that life, we could again communicate with this committee and thus save her Horn going farther by taking care of her and persuading her and giving her a little purse which we have done »*» many times and send her home to her parents without publicity and he fore it is too late." TRAIN WRECKED. Springfield. III., March 20 —A south bound Chicago. Peoria and St. Louis passenger (ruin was wrecked late tonight, one mile south of Sudduth, this county. Two coaches were ove> turned and seven persons are report ed Injured.