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leaden and XuisjtiV Malte Final
- Appeal to.Citiiens ef the
FOE POLLDIG PLACES
Watchers Are Scarce and Diftcnlty
Ii Found in Securing
The local suffrage campaign, baring its
.climax In the election Tuesday, when the
pPle of the District will have an op
IPortunlty to cast ballota for home rule
at well as designate their preferences in
j national politics, wss brought prn.cti-.ally
jto s close Saturday night, like the na
i Leaders and managers of the move
ment for which the District of Columbia
'Suffrage League is sponsor, have jet
, much work to do. but their last appeal
' to the people through speech was made
(last night when "spellbinders' of tips
'league addressed crowds on the streets,
pointing out the benefits of home rule
' and urging their auditors to participate
in the election Tuesday.
A keen and general Interest has already
been aroused, officials of the league said
last night and they believe that with the
publicity they expect tha election to 're
ceive through the press to-day and Mon
day and Tuesday mornings the idea of
voting will attract thousands of people
to cast their ballots, either at the deslg
' nated polling places or through the
The conduct of the campaign ass been
along the lines followed In "reil" cam-
Talgns. and the vigor of some of the I
speeches and canvssslng have been sue-1
gestlve ol ultimat ueclslcns .it ltnes
rather than of a voluntary trying out cf
In the providing of polling places, re
garding which it was at first apprehen
sive, the league has been agreeably sur
prised Business people have been
prompt to grant the use of their places of
business on election day. The whole
chains of Pyles and Sanitary Grocery
Stores. 17 and 3 respectively In num
ber, together with the three Affleck drug
stores, were made available at once. In
addition, dozens of other establishments
were granted on application, the result
being that to avoid crowding. It has
been found necessary to omit numerous
More difficulty has been encountered In
finding watchers at the polls. About
sixty of these have pledged their serv
ices, but still others ore needed, and the
league Is calling for more volunteers.
It Is hoped by the league tbat the gov
ernment will permit the polling of the
clerks at the doors of the buildings. The
plan Is for league men to hand ballots
to the clerks as they enter In the morn
ing, and to have these deposited at poll
ing places specified on the backs of the
ballots The officials of several bureaus,
together with other officials having juris
diction over streets and grounds, have
agreed to permit the poll. Not all of
the red tape, however, has as vet been
unwound, and It may be that many of
the clerks will have to vote like other
people, namely, by calling at one of the
many polling places
tote by Mall.
Those not finding polling places handy,
it should be noted, msy vote by mall
The ballot run, and to be repeated in
The Washington Herald, may be cut out
filled In, and mailed to the office of the
District of Columbia Suffrage League, at
809 G Street Northwest. Many of such
ballots have already been turned In.
If the poll continues as It la now com
ing In. It win contain little satisfaction
lor the advocates of the present form of
District government. League officials
say. Thus far, the continuance of the
present despotism Is hardly an "also
ran,' they claim. From polls already
taken, the league was prepared for such
a showing. Following are results had at
various public meetings:
October 18, "For District Suffrage,"
over St per cent of the entire vote
October 19, "For Election as Against
Appointment of Commissioners," 100 per
cent of the entire vote cast.
October 28, "For District Suffrage."
ever 91 per cent of the entire vote poled.
To Be Used on or Before Tuesday, November 5, 1912.
By any adult resident of the District of Columbia, irrespective of sex, race, or color, and depos
ited at any polling place open between the hours of 8 o'clock a. m." and 6 o'clock p. m. on
election day or mailed to
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUFFRAGE -.LEAGUE,
809 G Street Northwest, Washington, D. C.
PLACE A CROSS (X) IN THE SQUARE SHOWING YOUR DESIRE
I. THE RIGHT TO VOTE.
Should the people of the District of Columbia be allowed to vote?
REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT. PRIES" SOCIALIST. s labORST " ? TIOi?1"
WILLIAM WOODROW THEODORE EUGENE V. ARTHUR EUGENE W.
HOWARD WILSON. ROOSEVELT. DEBS. ELMERS CHAFIN.
D I D DP D D
SELF-OOVERN- DISTRICT COM- I DELEGATE MANVPR OP CHOOBTNG im- nT rn.-pv
MENT. MISSIONERa IN CONGRESS. MANNER OF CHOOSING THE DELEGATE
Do you want the If the Commission Do you want the If the District Is If the District la
people of the Dls- form of government people of the District allownd a delegate, allowed a delegate,
trlet of Columbia to Is retained, do you of Columbia to be do you want him to do you want him to
manage their own want the Commis- represented in Con- be elected by the be appointed by the
municipal affairs. sloners elected by gress.by a delegate? voters? President?
the voters of the
YES. I NO. TES. I NO) TEa NO. YE& I NO. TEa NO.
TEAR OFF SIGNA
TURES AND DEPOSIT
WITH BALLOT. ADDRESS.
Tha equipment of the polls Is being
rapidly pusoea oy the league. Fosters
and ballots, and tha three-column Her
ald story of last Bandar, have baan
printed, v Representatives pt tna leago
alarted on Thursday -In an autcenobUe
tc Tlalt tha many polling PUoaa, provlda
ballot boxes, drape these with American
Baca, put; op jpostsrs announcing tha
polling pUca, hang np The Herald-atory
mounted' iy a -Tage-oner aiTi, ana leare
a supply' of ballots. In numerous In
stance. the- management-of -the store
has. kindly -agreed to-raoetra-sad-deposit
tha ballots, thus supplying in a measure
,tbe lack or watenmen. -v
' ' Receive Efrtoafa-esaeat.
Notthe least of thsoureesof en
couragement to tha league Is the maul
festatlon of Interest outside the District.
From coast to coast hare corns expres
sions of sympathy, Leading Papers In
Boston, New York, and the Middle West
Have noted the fight for District en
franchisement. La Follette'i magazine
has just called for an article, and Con
gressmen are pledging; their support -. ,
The day following election, the league'.!
real campaign will begin with prepara
tions for carrying the war
A big public meeting la to be held short
ly after the opening of Congress, and to
be addressed by leading representatives
of Washington. i
The object is to Impress upon'onr
august City Council the fact that 'the
legislative work they cannot or will not
do for the District had better be4 en
trusted to the District's people," said
Dr. Thomas E. Will, secretary of the
"Meanwhile the District of Columbia
Suffrage League la urging everybody to
vote on or before' next Tuesday, and
make the expression of sentiment for the
ordinary rights of dtlsenshlp here so em
phatic that It will be heard from sea to
Choice of Cuban, for Pretidency i!,E2:
Doubt Disorder! Are
Havana. Nov. i Both conservatives
and liberals to-day claim victory in the
presidential election. The Conservatives
have carried four provinces, enough,
they claim, to elect Gen. MenocaL The
Liberals, however, maintain that the final
count will show a victory for their
There is much excitement pending the
announcement of definite results. The
streets are filled with excited manlfest
snts of both parties, and although mar
tial law prevails trouble Is feared be
Incomplete returns up to midnight
give this result: Orlente Liberals, 31.
425, Conservatives, 31.492, Matanzas
Liberals. 23.755; Conservatives. 23.627;
Plnar del Rio Liberals. 15.082: Conserv
atives. 15.345: Santa Clara Liberals, 27.
482: Conservatives, 33.231; Camaguey
Liberals, U,o78; Conservatives. 12.151:
Hav ana Liberals. 3,710, Conservatives,
The total number of registered voters
waa 629.0S8 The returns so far lot.il
PIOT TO "GET" ETTOE.
Defense's 'Witness Tells of Conver
sation of Mlllman and Detective.
Salem, Mass., Nov. 2. Testimony that
mill owner and a Plnkerton detective
were heard plotting to "get" Ettor and
other leaders during the Lawrence tex
tile strike, even to the extreme of vio
lence and bloodshed, was offered to-day
by the defense In the trial of Ettor. Glo-
vannlttU and Caruso, charged with com
plicity In the murder of Annie LopIzzL
The first witness for the defense. Ed
ward Riley, of Methuen. formerly em
ploved as an operative In the Washing
ton mill and now an active member of
the Irdustrlal Workers of the World,
"I heard Ettor tell about a conversa
tion overheard between a mill owner
and a Plnkerton detective who agreed
that the only way to end the strike was
to 'get' the leaders. Ettor explained that
the term 'get' meant to shoot the strike
Riley described what took place at a
meeting between strikers and mill own
ers In Boston.
"William Wood patted Ettor on th
shoulder and called him a 'fine little gen
eral and told Ettor what great Influence
he had with the strikers."
IDs amount of coal emramrt in the atr of
Xrw York la 1911 amounted to lf.QCOOOO toot.
The rcodnrtion of Kentnckr whisky has raoftd
from 6,000 000 to 0000 030 gallon a rear.
II. PRESIDENT OF TH UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT, AND DELEGATE IN CONGRESS.
Tke-A-omiteede to BmW
- ,erMwt. . AeeordiBf -to s
1- Estuutei Mai. .-
FIGURES ABE BOtX'lOnOK
EsUmatea of the "cost of running the
government for the fiscal year begin
nlng July 1. IMS, which hare been .pre
pared by the heads of government de-partments-for
Congress; and-which are
now In' the hands " of the' government
printer, ahow that Congress will hare
to appropriate money at the rate of tl
00,000 a day. Congress, at the short
session, will have at the outside only
seventy-five working days in which to
apportion thevsst sum of tL100,oon.ooo,
which is the amount of money that will
be required of It despite the desperate
efforts of economists witljln and without
tha Capitol to keep the cost of govern
ment operation down to rock bottom.
Although the estimates are prepared
In confidence and wjll have to come up
for approval by the Cabinet before be
ing submitted to Congress, it wss learn
ed veaterdar. tbat some of the larger
Itema to be asked are: Treasury, tlJT.-
000.000; War Department 1300.000,000;
N.w Denartment tl30.000.000; Agriculture
Department $31,000,000; legislative, tit-
000,000, and Post-offlce Department tJTS,
000,000. The total estimates, excluding the
Post-offlce Department will amount to
approximately 1770,000.000. Although Con
gress appropriates a sum sufficient to
cover the total expenses of the Post
offlee Department? the money approprt-
office Department Is now about "break-
Need Bnerseser Paad.
One of the first things to come before
Congress when it meets will be a re
quest for an emergency appropriation of
about tl0.000.00p to get the parcel post In
running order. Congress at the last
session granted only t750.000 for this pur
pose and most of this sum will be
used up in buvlng a few minor features
of the equipment
On account of the extreme pressure of
business to be exerted on the national
lawmakers at the coming session. It Is
considered likely Congress will have all
It can do In passing the appropriation
hills without taking up any other Im
portant legislation. The estimates, as
now prepared, provide for few If any
reductions In positions In the govern
ment service. It Is stated that at pres
ent the personnel haa been reduced to
rock bottom and there can be no other
reductions without seriously crippling the
President Taft will take up the esti
mates with the members of his Cabinet
-hortly after election The House Ap
propriations Committee will get to work
on the appropriation bills as soon as
Department of Commerce and Labor
to Have Portentlnns Home.
Announcement was made jesterday by
Milburn.- Helster & Co , that plana for a
new building to house the Department of
Commerce and Labor had been accepted
by "Victor J. Evans. ho will construct
the building nt an estimated cost of
The building will occupy a plot of
ground at Pennsylvania Avenue and
Nineteenth Street 121 feet front by 136
feet deep It will have a frontage of
100 feet, running back 126 feet leav lng an
open court on the east side and In the
rear. It Is understood that the owners
reserve the right to build a one-story
store on the 21-foot court, running back
one-half of the depth of the larger struc
ture. The building will be a steel frame fire
proof office building, eleven stories and
basement In height The basement story
will be nine feet from floor to floor, and
all other stories 10 feet 9 Inches from
floor to floor. The floor construction will
be made to comply with the require
ments of the District Building Depart
ment as to earning capacity, using re
enforced concrete slabs
The Interior will have Iron stalrviavs
of ornamental delgn, and modern
piuablna will t hutalled
Tha building will bar etsetrlo wsrta.
with suitable axturea, aad wfU k Heat
ed with a low-pressure steam heathsg
Tha exterior of tha baUdlng w bs
Press brick on tba. two, froata, -trS-ama
m sums aad, terra -eatta.- , .
BUTIB TO TIB EWE; f
C0UPL1 00 TO BOiTOI
Boston. Nor. 2.-Bdward R. Thoesas,
Miss Elisabeth R. riMey; aad MlsaTTn
ley's mother arrived Is this ettr.todaar.
It Is believed that, brad of their, fiilare
to obtain a' clergyman of tha Bplscopal
faith In Newport they wfl! try to have
a marriage ceremony performed her.
Mr. Thomas, who Is forbidden to marry
again in New York tats under the de
cree of divorce granted to Linda Las
Thomas, Is having trouble In finding a
minister to marry htm. Up to date. It
Is said. Mr. Thomas haa failed, although
Newport and VProrideace both hare bean
CHANGE IN COUNSEL
Joieph A. Shay Saceeedi Joan W.
Hart as Attorney of
.New York. Nov. 1 Attorney John F.
Mclntyre made a vigorous denial to-day
of the report that he had resigned as
counsel for Charles Becker and an
nounced that he would personally con
duct the fight before the Court of Ap
peals to reopen the esse.
Joseph A. Shay, a young lawyer who
was associated with Mr. Mclntyre in the
trial, was retained by Mrs. Becker to
take the place of Lawyer John W. Hart
wno waa tne nrst attorney emoloyed by
the convicted police lieutenant Hart to
day declined to. discuss the reasons for
Louis J. Grant the police lawyer, will
be associated with Mr. Mclntyre and
Mr. Shay, and announcement waa made
that the notice or appeal for a new trial
would probably not be made for several
Mr. Shay went to Sing Slnr during the
afternoon and had a conference with his
client When he returned to the city he
said Becker waa In the best of health
and spirits and waa hopeful of a new
Assistant District Attorney Frank Moss
spent a busy day In preparation for the
trials of the gunmen, the first of which
will be called before Justice Goff next
FORCED TO LEAVE CAPITAL
BECAUSE OF BOWS,
HAS WIFE ARRESTED
New York. Nov. 2. Claiming that he
had been forced to move from Washing
ton and Philadelphia by rows caused by
his wife, and then compelled to change
residences five times In New Tork for
the same reason. A. A. Marshall, em
ployed by the International Service Cor
poration, called policemen to his office
to-day and had Mrs. Marshall arrested.
He said she was suffering from emo
tlonsl insanity csused by jealousy, and
she was taken to Bellevue Hospital for
a sanity test
Mrs Marshall said her first husband
died four jeirs ago In Washington,
where he was emplojed In the Treasury.
She said Marshall had spent S20.CO0 left
her by her first husband and compelled
her to live on 5 to 23 cents a day. She
said she was a native of Kentucky. Mar
shall had been married before, she as
serted, and now has three daughters liv
ing In Baltimore
CHURCH HEARS COMPLETION.
Ed I flee Presented by Thomas F.
Hynn to Be Decorated.
New Tork, Nov. 2. It was announced
that the new tl. 000.000 edifice which
Thomas F. Rvan Is presenting to the
Society of the Blessed Sacrament, and
which will be one of the largest Catholic
churches In America, Is nearlng comple
tion, and the eminent artists engaged to
il r. Rvan during his recent trip abroad
will shortly begin the work of decorating
The new church, which I located at
Lexington Avenue and East Seventy
sixth Street 1 perhaps the most notable
of Mr. Rvan's benefactions. It Is being
constructed in the shape of a Latin
cross, with three naves, two twin towers,
and a great dome The towers win give
the edifice a height of 190 feet The
church when completed will accommo
date 8.000 communicants.
CONFESSES TO MURDER.
Woman TelN I,os Anaelrs Police of
Crimes In Missouri.
Los Angeles, Nov. 2 Walking Into the
police station this afternoon, Mrs. Pansy
Lesh, twenty-four ears old. confessed
to killing two women In Missouri several
j ears ago by giving them Rough-on-
The women Mrs Lesh said she poi
coned were Mrs. Elizabeth Qualntance.
of Green Ridge, Mo, In 1901, and Mrs.
Coe, at Sedalla. Mo. In 1901 She gave
as a reason for the first murder that
Mrs. Qualntance's husband had ruined
her. She said she gave her Rough-on-
rats In two capsules while she was sick.
After the flrst murder, Mrs. Lesh, ac
cording to the story she told the de
tectives, went to the home of Mrs. Coe,
In Sedalla. While Mrs. Coe was ill she
was given Kough-on-rats In a glass of
The police are communicating with
the Sedalla authorities.
Mrs. Lesh came to Los Angeles early
In October from East St Louis. She1
gave no reason for her confession.
STANDARD OIL SELLS
TO HENRY CLAY PIERCE
New Tork. Nov. 2. The Standard Oil
interests have sold to Henry Clay Pierce
all their holdings In the Waters-Pierce
OH Company, thus ending the litigation
that has been In the courts for some
Negotiations for the sale have been
under way for several daje. and pending
their culmination the hearings before a
commissioner here through which the
Waters-Pierce Interests sought to oust
the Standard OH from control were ad
journed from day to day.
By the terms of the sale Mr. Pierce
acquires all the stock In the Waters
Pierce Oil Sompany held by John D.
Rockefeller, William Rockefeller, Henry
M. Flagler, John D. Archbold. Charles
M. Pratt and the Pratt estate; also the
holdings of CnL Oliver H. Payne and
the holdings of the Harkness family, and
that of a large number of other share
holders. This glvesi Pierce absolute control of
tha Waters-Pierce OH Company. It is
understood thai "B.000,000 was involved.
Announcement of the conclusion of the
negotiations was made by the Waters
A vodub's hnmriineo has rrached the limit when
he can't ause np to look jrettr in a photognFh.
Io tbaa one-thud
ef the area ef Kena U
it nrfahiMtt 1 iiHBH
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GREAT REMODELING SALE
In order to make room for. the -builders, when they will begin work on- tearing out our
front and putting in our new show winklows, remodel the second and third floors of our pres
ent' establishment, and remodel the second arid third floors of 439 and 441 Seventh Street
N. W., we must dispose of every piece of goods" in J.he house, for either suits or overcoats, at
a reduction of 33 1-3 per cent less than regular selling price.
The past ten days of our great sale have proven to be a success, as there are-a great num
ber of people that have taken advantage of th sale and of the low prices that we are selling
our clothes for. v
If you- want either a suit of clothes or an overcoat, now is your time to call and make
your choice, while we have the selection, as these goods are selling very rapidly.
We can save you from $5 to $10 on your purchase.
Slits aid wnttts thit wire $31.11 tali pre, MM!
Slits im OwKwtits thit wire $25.01 sale prist. $17.11
Slits ni Offtresafs thit mri $2M l-sali itisf, $14.11
Slits nt wtresatsllMt wsre $17.51 sail prist, $12.51
Tniseriixs that wire $7.11 salt pries. $5.11
Tmssriifs that ware $. salt prist, $4.11
Trsissriifs that ware S5.ll salt prist. $3.11
The assortment for suitings consists of browns, blues, wines, purples, and all the latest
shades for this fall.
The assortment for overcoatings consists of Oxfords, Meltons, Fancy Cheviots, Blue and
Black Kerseys, and Chinchillas. i
WE GUARANTEE TO FIT YOU OR YOUR MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED
ALL OUR CLOTHES ARE CUT AND MADE ON THE PREMISES
DU PORT HAY RESIGN.
Iteports Telt of Senator's Determi
nation to Qnlt.
It Is rsDorted here that Senafor Du
Pont of Delaware will resign If the Re
publican carry Delaware, and that State
Senator Miller, Republican candidate for
Governor, has agreed to appoint Kepre
sentatlve William H. Heald to flU the
vacancy in the Senate.
At the last session of Congress Senator
Reed of Missouri offered a resolution
providing for the investigation of certain
charges against Senator Du Pont or men
representing him In connection with the
expenditure of money In the Delaware
If 8enator Du Pont redgns. Delaware
will present two vacancies, as Senator
Richardson is not a candidate for elec
tion It Is doubted that the Senator will
resign should the Democrats carry Dela
ware. OREGON SOCIETY MEETS.
Plans Arc Made for Entertainment
DnrlnK the 1 Inter.
A special meeting of the Society of
the Oreson Country was held last night
at the home of Mr. and Mrs W. P. Bor
i.nl in th New Heren Apartment, cor-
nr of Twelfth Street and Massachusetts,
Avenue Nonnwesu r-ieiisi. " - - " -
dlscussea xor me aavwacui ,.
largement of the society In the city.
Tentative plans were discussed for the
holding during the coming winter four
social entertainments for the members.
Definite plans will be made at the
next meeting of the society on Decem
ber ?. , . ,
A committee composed of J. "I . Robin
son, vice president of the soe'ety: Mrs.
Sue Kite Ramsey, and Miss Mlgnon Oli
ver, was appointed and instructed to
report at the next meeting some definite
plan of entertainment and fix upon dates
for lioldlng same
SAVES LIFE OF FORMER
New York. Nov. 2 Mrs. Charles
Plnkerton. only daughter of Chester
A. Arthur, former President of the
United States, It became known to-day.
was saved from almost certain death
last week by a blood transfusion oper
ation, which was performed at me
Plnkerton manilon. near Mount Klseo.
Mrs. Charles Plnkerton long had
been a suffer from anemia, and it was
decided two weeks ago that only
blood transfusion could save her life.
Her physicians advertised for healthy
men to give up the necessary blood,
and from among the many volunteers
two laborera were selected. The oper
ation was a complete success and the
condition of the patient Is reported as
Mrs. Plnkerton. before her marriage
In 1903. was Miss Ellen Herndon Ar
thur. Her mother was a member of
the Herndon "family of Virginia, which
was noted for the beauty of Its women.
PHILHARMONIC CONCERTS TO
BE GIVEN AT THE NATIONAL
Three orchestral concerts by the Phil
harmonic Society of New York, under
the direction of Josef Stransky. and with
Schumann Helnk. Mlscha Elman. and
Rudolph Ganz as the soloists. Is the
tempting menu which T. Arthur Smith
U offering as one of the moat notable
events of the current season. Mr. Smith
has about completed the deliver of sub
scription tickets and reports that the
season sale to the general public is pro
gressing in a most encouraging manner.
The dates of the concerts, all of which
are set for Tuesday afternoons at tne
National Theater, are November 26,
January 21. and March 11. The Philhar
monic Is composed of eighty odd ac
complished musicians, who have been as
sembled without regard to expense and
who unquestionably comprise the great
est organization In the seventy years of
the existence of the Philharmonic, dur
ing which time it haa been under the
control of such eminent conductors as
Theodore Thomas, Anton SeidI, Richard
Strauga. Safonoff, Mahler, and Stransky.
Playtaoaae Open Tuesday.
The management of The Plav house
announces that this popular club will
be open to members and their Invited
friends on election nrght when full re
turns will be received by special wire.
Tables for bridge may be reserved In
advance, and everything has been .ar
ranged for a lively and an enjoyable
A special programme of Playhouse
stunts has been arranged for the even
ing. Music and dancing will be fea
tures of the entertainment.
Aa EosUah ntatodindns iouleinent his a rmlr-
lot truss to skssse the tubas ef taith a they an J
MAKERS OF GOOD CLOTHES
LEMARE WONT COMPETE.
Famona Organist, However, Wants
to Go to Liverpool.
Fptdal CabU to The Aftthingtoa Herald
London, Nov. 2. The man most talked
about In Liverpool is E. II. Lemare.
Liverpool wants a city organist and
there Is a general desire that the service
of so eminent a master of his art as
Mr. Lemare should be secured.
Mr. Lemare himself owns that he has
always wanted tn become in organist of
St George's Halt a post which Is con
sldered the blue ribbon of the organist's
Mesnwhlle the corporation has decided
to throw the matter open to public com
petition. But to have the Paderewskl
of the organ playing In competition la a
simply unthinkable Indignity. Even a
test principle can be carried too far. and
unless things are rearranged Mr. Lemare
may In consequence consider himself out
of the running.
More than 2u0 professional and amateur
musicians of Liverpool have signed a
petition In support of Mr. Lemare.
OUTSHINES MAUD ALIEN.
Srcul Cb to The VVaihiDjIon Herald.
Paris. Nov. 2. Rene Chapelle. of Bos'
ton, who, on account of being a nephew
of 'Mme; g,, naturally has to sing
1 some, la emulating the Duncan method
of classic culture by giving Greek dances
in fashionable salons. His roost recent
appearance was at a tea given by Mme
Gabriel Herve, wife of the celebrated
portrait painter, at her studio. Villa des
Arts. Mr. Chapelle made a sensation by
appearing In something he called a clas
sic costume, but which seemed mostly
composed of garlands. He outdid Maud
Allen in leaping and graceful gj rations,
which he said was the "Dsnce of the
Birth of Love."
ERAMER RETAINS TITLE.
Defeats ClnrLe In Mile Blorle Race
Boston. Nov. 2. Frank L. Kramer.
trrlnt champion bicyclist of the world.
retained his title to-night, defeating;
Jackie Clarke, of Australia, In the one-"
mile biocle indoor championship at the
Boston Arena In two straight heats.
Kramer nosed his opponent out after two
sensational spurts. Elmer Collins, of
Lynn, won the ten-mile motor paced
race, defeating George Wiley, champion
of the world, and Bobby Walthour, of
Twenty-four of the fastest professional
riders of the world rode In the five mile
race, which was captured by Fred Hill, a
Watertown boy, in 9 minutes 34 1-5 sec
The ten mile motor paced champion
ship was won by Elmer Collins, second
Bobble Wslthour: third, George Wiley.
Time, IS minutes 3D 2-5 seconds.
NOTED RACER SAILS.
nocksand. Valued at flBO.OOO,
New York. Nov. 2. On the liner Mlnne-
naska to-day when she sailed for Lon
don was Rocksand. the famous 150.000
stallion from August Belmont's Kentucky
stud. which Is being shipped to France.
At Tilbury Docks, when the horses are
landed, all street traffic will be stopped
by the police while Rocksand Is being
conv el ed to a special train for Folkstone.
where he will be placed upon a channel
Rocksand's box stall upon the Mlnne
waska Is fifteen feet square and the bot
tom Is covered with peat moss, special
ly imported from Ireland for the purpose.
Cronee Dents Brown.
Pittsburg. Nov. 2. Buck Crouse out
boxed and outfought George ("Knock
out") Brcwn, of Chicago, In their six
round bout here to-night.
In the first round Brown landed sev
eral hard lights Crouse appeared tim
id and slow. In the second Crouse start
ed the lead with his left and kept Jab
bing it in Brown's face. Brown fought
wild. In the last four rounds the Pitts
rurger outfought the Chicago slugger at
every turn,-bringlng blood In the third
and closing Brown's right eve with his
Jabs In the fourth.
Swimmer Darltorowr to Retire.
Philadelphia. Nov. 2. After his attempt
to swim the English Channel. Charles B.
Durborow. the local swimmer, declares
that he will quit the game for good. He
announced to-day that he will do no
more long-distance swimming thla year.
The propo'ed thlrty-four-mlle swim from
Sandy Hook to tne Battery and tnence
to Coney Island has been called off.
Cardinals Milt Barnstorming.
The St Louis Cardinals are barn
storming in Iowa under the management
of Shortstop Arnold Hauser.
Ffttab-ns's roelie school pnprrtitt an valued at
A.aama an. I.
DRIVER IS BOBBED,
HE TELLS POLICE
Charles Johnson Has Unusual Expe
rience According to His
Story of Crime.
Held up. assaulted, dragged from his
wagon, and robbed. Charles Johnson,
negro, of 4 Q Street Northwest em
ployed as a driver by the Columbia
Laundry Coropan), staggered Into the
Ninth Precinct station last night and
told a story which led the police to be
lieve that two daring young highway
men have begun operations In Washing
ton. Johnson said he was driving In Florida
Avenue, between Eleventh and Twelfth
Streets Northeast when two young whits
men run In front of his team and stopped
him. Johnson said ooa of the men
leaped Into the wagon and struck him
In the face with a clenched fist Both of
the men then held him. declares Johnson,
while his pockets were rifled. He told
the police the thieves took about J8 from
Johnson declares he waa told to ;beat
It" and the men drove away with tha
wagon. The police later found the aban
doned team In Ivy City about six blocks
from the scene of the supposed hold-up.
Johnson showed the police a cut over
the eve, where he sas he wss struck by
one of the thieves.
After Johnson raid he was held up In
Florida Av enue, he told the police he was
stopped and robbed In West Virginia
Avenue, and his conflicting accounts of
the supposed robbery caused the police
to start an Investigation.
GIRL, GRANTED DIVORCE,
REMARRIES IN HOUR
Fort Worth. Tex., Nov. 2. Just thirty
minutes after Mrs. Minnie Scoggln. four
teen sears old. was granted a divorce
from Will Scoggln, she entered the coun
ty clerk's office with C E. Lacy to-day.
obtained a license, and was married to
him one hour later. The girl also is
suing for possession of her baby, six
Judge Swayne. who granted the di
vorce when he heard another license was
procured, went to the girl and threatened
to spank her.
Annie, to win her divorce, told tne
court she had found marriage a failure
and that she left her husband nineteen
davs after they had been married.
DANCES "CHICKEN FLIP,"
HER OWN CREATION
Boston, Nov. 2. Miss Eleanora Sears
with a party of nine couples arrived at
the Copies -Plaza after the Princeton
game to-day. When Informed that all
accommodations had been taken except
the State suite and ballroom, she
promptly engaged these two for an In
formal dancing party In honor of her
guest. Harrison Tweed, of New York.
Hardly had the crowd assembled In.the
ballroom when, after a whispered talk
with Reggie Vanderbllt the pair struck
out onto the floor In a daring whirl
that made everjbody gap. When It was
over. Miss Sears said the dance was her
own creation, and was called the
"Chicken Flip " The party danced this
one whirl from then until the affair
C. F. WELLER TO LECTURE.
Former Wnshlnatnnlan tn peak
Clarence F. Weller, formerly secretary
of the Associated Charities, playgrounds,
summer outings committee, and Neigh
borhood House of Washington will glva
a lecture In "Jie Vermont Avenue Chrls
tlon Church this evening at 8 o'clock.
Mr. Weller-a subject will be "Life More
Abundant for Children In America." and
his remarks will be accompanied by
stereopticon views to Illustrate condi
tions existing In some of the congested
centers of population In the big cities
as well as pictures of plaj grounds and
facilities in Jse to afford proper sports
A public Invitation U extended to the
lecture and Mr. Weller'a long residence
in Washington Is expected to assure him
a large audience to hear what he has
learned about the uplift of city children
since he closed his labor" here.
In Gernunr there t a tol number of UJOt
vomen nllinc honorary imltirot In citirs and on
charity beards. In 1VS mankuahtM 7.00O vornea
an in acute ernes tor tne care pi ine poor son
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