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Roosevelt's physicians to-night tssueda
bulletin which startled those who had
become sanguine ot his rapid recovery
and caused 'some question as to whether
be would be able to leave me nuspiuu
en Monday. The bulletin announced
h.j ii Hunirvr had not yet. passed, but
to the contrary "sufficient time has not
lar,.fl tar rerjalr of such a serious
wnnnil n fnlr nlaee."
The bulletin- was immediately flashed
to Progressive "headquarters at the Xa
Salle Hotel, where It made a great stir.
Gov. Johnson, on being notVed of its
Import, became seriously alarmed and
asked that he be kept In close touch
with later developments.
The colonel's physicians appeared per
turbed to-nlgbt for the first time since
the colonel's condition seemed to Im
prove so rapidly.
Mrs. Roosevelt was genuinely worried
at the unfavorable news and said that
be felt slightlyio blame for letting
eo many people see the colonel to-day.
"BuJUhaiAJiat he 'was feeling
he returned to OystMVrsSBaVksald,
-ana so.la viWAr.-n' extremeiy-n
oracle 'news we have been having I
allowed ihem tosee him.--- '"
lln. Roosevelt announced that posi
tively no one. would be allowed to see
the colonel auer xo-nnnu
Children Rot toio.
The Roosevelt children, Alice Long-
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kept in Ignorance of the news. It was
aid It would do no good to worry them
during the night, and' the morning
curing me '"'"- w,h 5hri prevailing then amounted to R
would 'ovJ"'fZ' . 3 rtn,?,tU.C00.(r at the price, prevailing on Oc-
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The bulletin was Issued at 7:S0
to-night, and is as follows:
"Records show pulse, 84: tempera
ture, 98.4: last respiration count, 18.
He is fatigued to-night from having
undertaken to respond to some of the
Importunities of his friends. While he
has to-day probably passed the crisis,
he is .not at all beyond the range of
Mnf Have Best.
"It is only continued care and abso
lute rest, which we have to-night
strictly ordered, that the favorable
progress which he has been making
can be continued. The swelling In the
chest has. diminished, the infiltration
Is less, but the posslbllites of infection
are not yet passed. The difficulty Is to
make him appreciate that while his
general physical vigor appears good,
a sufficient time has not elapsed for re
pair of such a serious wound to take
"Does this bulletin mean that the plans
lor the colonel's departure on Monday
have been changed?" Dr. Terrell was
"Nor' he replied firmly. "But It means
-Col. Roosevelt will have to slow up If
he expects to make rapid progress to
ward recovery."
Insists on Talcing Rein.
" Although the former President's phy
sicians advised him to go slow for a
while and let his managers do the work,
Itoosevelt, chaffing under the restraint
Imposed on him since he .was stricken
-down in Milwaukee, Insisted to-day on
handling affairs himself.
When the wounded colonel . learned
from his doctors In Mercy Hospital on
awakening this morning that everything
had been fixed for us leaving Chicago
next Monday morning be gave a whoop
of dellrht.
"That's the way to talk," chuckled
Mr. . Roosevelt estactloally. "In a few
days I'll be making speeches again.
JvVe'Il stir 'em up." ,
"Not in a few days," Interposed Dr.
'Alexander Lambert, his New York phy
sician sternly. Tm going to watch you
when you get back to Oyster Bay. No
speeches go until I give the word.'
"Cruel soul," protested the colonel.
Continued on PmaV Tare.
Hurts Received
in Game Kilt
Football Playei
Pittsburg. Pa.. Oct 19. Edward R. 811
vers, right guard of the 'McKeesport
Olympics, died at the McKeesport Hos
pital to-night from injuries received at
McKeesport in the football game to-day
between the Olympics and the Johnstown
All-Stars. Silvers' skull was crushed dur.
lng a scrimmage in the third period' play
near the All-Stars' goal line. Silvers
plunged through the opposing line to make
way for a back Held -man, and was buried
unaer a man or struggling piayers. nam
time was called Silvers was picked up tin-
onsdous. ,,
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Board or tourist. - Latter personally
I -witnoui caange daily, except.
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PrisMnt Declares Bwpir
Crips Wi Effict BH
. SariiftiAMriCMS
EiKVtin Basts StatHMit m l-
silt if Stitistics 6aHwM
--fcy Secretary Wlsti.
Beverly, Mass.. Oct. 1 "The ware of
extremely high prices for food throughout
the civilized world has reached Its height
In the United States and "Is subsiding.
The American people have cause to be
thankful that, because of our Industrial
prosperity. It has not been attended here
with the creat hardship which has pre
vailed In some foreign countries. wher6
high prices have combined with low
wages to reduce the working people to
a nnlnt bordering: on starvation."
This statement was made to-day by
President Taft, who bases his conclusion
on the results of an inquiry he caused to
be made by the Department of Agricul
ture, and which shows that as a result
of the bumper crops and the great pros
perity of the American farmer there has
been a material decrease m the cost of
food products, although in most Instances
the reduction has not yet reached the con
sumer, and.ln some, at least, will not do
so for some months.
The most notable Instance of this de
layed effect Is In the case of corn, which
Is ultimately marketed In the form of meat
products. The Increased crop will Inevi
tably result In cheaper meats, but not un-
till the cattle, sheep, and hogs fattened
on this year's crop have had time to
reach the consumer.
Crops 20 Per Cent Greater.
Secretary Wilson reports that, as com
pared with a year ago, the aggregate
crops will be about 30 per cent greater
and that the supply this year wjll aver
age ltr per cent greater than It has been
for a number of years. .
We shows, too. that already certain
assjBBkavnfr-les are showing the effect in'
OThtihies-jeat. crosft or -the country,
corn." wbeaU'-oats. barley, rye, bock-
wheat, potatoes, flaxseed and hay. The
f, , prICM ,naicated a saving to
thr ,,,;,. 0f about 9 per cent-or
nearly J500.000.000.
Furthermore, the Increased crops will
majce up to me xarmer tor me ruucuon
.. nv,Vln. ffc nrm nrovalllne
on October 1. 1911. he shows that while the
return tathe producers een at the high
tober 1 of this year the return to the
Continned on Page Foor.
Present Agreement Expires on
January 1 United States'
Powerless to Act.
Not only has there been no agreement
made Mth the government of Russia for
a year's extension of the treaty of 1832,
abrogated last year by President Taft.
but It Is extremely unlikely that there will
be any treaty to take the place of the old
one on January 1, 1913, when the present
treaty expires. Information to' this effect
developed here to-day In connection with
the report from Vienna that Russia ana
the United States had agreed to extend
the operation of the treaty of ISO for on
year more in order to gain more time for
The situation regarding the Russian
treaty Is admittedly about as bad as It
well could be. There has been no real
progress made toward the negotiation of
a new treaty since the day that Presi
dent Taft announced that he had i exer
cised bis right of giving notice of the
abrogation of the treaty of 1832. This
treaty expires on January 1. 1913.
Accordinr to the best-Informed author-
Vties here, -tne situation is practically
Impossible. It Is now the general belief
In administration circles that, the United
States will be unable to negotiate a sat
isfactory new treaty, securing the rights
demanded by the United States for
Jews in Russia, until the other powers
join with this government in making a
similar demand.
To obtain the co-operation of the other
powers in making-a united demand upon
Russia to this effect Is. even at the most
fcvorable estimate, a tremendous task.
Russia stands alone among all the great
nations in insisting upon treating alien
Jews as rigorously as she does Russian
Jews within her own territory. Yet. her
relations with other powers so complicate
the matter, that it will be extremely diffl
cult for the United States to bring them
all into line, with her in demanding-that
Russia discard usages which every other
nation has long since given up.
UntlK the nations unite "with the
United States in making this demand.
however, Russia's position with rela-
lton to the united states is almost im
pregnable. 'She can sit unmoved by the
representations of the United States,
and make the single reply that 'this
government ..and its citizens are ac
corded treaismnt exactly as "goody as
that accordVd to other governments
and their nationals. The right of Rus
sia to do as she .pleases In the matter
is disputed nowhere, ana as President
Taft said at- Beverly yesterday, ad
dressing; a body Ot Jews:
"All wo can do Is to express our
strong; opinion on the subject and. use
the great Influence that a country- ot
our prestige always bas.,to.sBread the
doctrine ot tolerance "and equal ragata
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' Ubtfitin.
London. Oct 19. The main body of. the
Bulgarian army it to-nlght,in possession
of 'the strongly fortified town of Musta-
pha Pasha awaiting re-nforceraents be
fore advancing for an assault on Ad'
rianople, Turkey's principal stronghold
west of Constantinople, only seventeen
miles distant.
The taking of Mustapha Pasha was
finally effected at daybreak to-day after
an all-night battle. King Ferdinand,
surrounded by several princes and Gen.
Savon", his commander-in-chief, wit
nessed the. simultaneous advance of Bul
garians from a height at Varmaly Be
Utza. He saw one after another lesser
fortiOed Turkish DOlHrn fall Into the
hands of his own soldiers; and. when
resistance bad been otircome In every
direction, the combined advance of the
separate legions began. After the bat
tle, the King went among the troops,
congratulating them and bestowing
medals upon many and consoling the
wounded. The losses were heavy.
The Bulgarians will strike at Adrian
ople at the earliest possible moment, ac
cording to dispatches from the scene of
the fighting, relayed to Sofia. Columns
of troops have captured the towns of
DJuma. Garnia, and Tsarevoselo. and
othersi hav reached Turkish territory
through the passes of the Rhodope
Tnrks Raah Re-rnforrements.
Advices from Constantinople say the
Turkish government Is rushing troops
with all possible haste andby every
means pf .transportation, to Adrianopl
and by. the time the Bulgarians are
ready to attack will have an army, of
1SO.0OO men -occupying strategical points
In and - about theity. About SM.COO
Bulgarian, ti udsat are fighting their way:
fAWWrf 'litriaiimit.
J A Tormldable Turkish force has crossed
me Bulgarian line behind the enemy and
Is advancing on Sofia, the Bulgarian
capital. Another force is reported to
night as marching on Phillppopolis
through Tlmrush.
A late dispatch from' Belgrade says the
crown prince has led the first Servian
army corps across the Turkish frontier,
near Rlstovatz, and captured the town
of Bujanovatz. The Turks are destroy
ing the railroad between Rlstovatz and
The report that the Serbs had cap
tured Prishtina is denied. Turkish bands
to-day crossed the Servian line from the
Novibazar district, massacred the In
habitants of three towns near Krushe
vatz, and retired.
Declares Holy 'War.
In a war manifesto issued to-day King
Peter of Servla declares a holy war of
liberatlonfor all Christians living under
Turkish rule. He describes the condi
tions of Servians in Turkey as 'Intol
erable," condemns the "tyranny" of the
Young -Turks, and calls upon his people
to "help drive the Turks out of Eu
The Montenegrin army has been re
pulsed at Lake Scutari. Gen. Essed
Pasha lias assumed command of the
Turkish force operating against the
Montenegrins and has turned the tide
of battle. Ten thousand Albanian tribes
men have joined his army and the aug
mented force has taken up a new posi
tion north of Scutari.
The Greeks are meeting with encourag
ing success. The main force of the army
has crossed the Turkish frontier with'
out resistances and Is operating well
into the enemy's country. According to
a dispatch from Athens the Greeks will
make their objective point Salonlkl. the
capture of which would enable them to"
threaten the Turkish forces in the direc
tion of Uskub and Scutari and also
Continned on Pasre Three.
The (treat
(MeVk fair. Oete-
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Tickets, good going on air 'Baltimore
aaa qkJ tratae Oct. a to : vabdfor
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Bulgarians capture Mustapha Pasha, seventeen milesfrom
the great Turkish fortress of Adrianople, and "the towns of
Djuma, Garnia, an4 Tsarevoselo.
Turkish forces cross 'the Bulgarian line and begin march
on Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, and Philippopolis.
Bands of Turks massacre inhabitants of three Servian towns.
Combined Bulgarian and Servian forces advance on Uskup,
fighting en route. - -
Turk's repulse Montenegrins at Lake Scutari. Ten thou
sand Albanian tribesmen join the Turks at" Scutari. -
Greek corps cross Turkish line without resistance and be
gin .march" toward Saloniki, with Adrianop1e"as -ultimate desti
nation. Montenegrins capture forts and command Albanian town
of Tarbosch. 4-
Servian crown prince captures Turkish town of Bujanovatz.
Austria-Hungary declares neutrality in note to Russia.
King Peter issues manifesto of holy war.
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Witnesses for Diffuse Try Jo
Breik Down Setoffs'
New York. Oct. 1 Police Lieut.
Charles Becker, on trial for the slaying
of Herman Rosenthal, through counsel,
to-day made a determined effort to break
down the testimony of Sam Schepps and
that given by the widow of the murdered
gambler and Max Margolle. The wit
nesses corroborated the story told by
"Jack" Rose of Becker's animus against
Two witnesses also told In Becker's be-
half that Rose had threatened to kill
Rosenthal several months before" the
crime was actually committed.
On cross-examination, however, admis
sions were wrung from the witnesses
which would wholly nullify the advan
Use claimed to have been gained by the
defense were It not for the questionable
character of the witnesses who furnish
ed the basis of the people s case.
Becker seemed more cheerful than at
any time since the trial began. He turn'
ed about In his chair and smiled at his
wife frequently during the short session.
Justice Goff announced an adjournment
at 1:15 o'clock In order that the members
of the Jury might have advantage of a
last opportunity to register for the No
vember elections. The Jurors, carefully
guarded, were taken to the various reg
istering places In autos, covering a dis
tance of twenty-nine miles.
Police Uentrnant Testllee.
The "Jury listened with profoundatten
tlon to the testimony of Police i Lieut.
Patrick B. Shea and his wife, both of
whom say they visited the Becker home
on the night of July 7, remaining there
from 10:40 until 11:45. They did not see
any other visitors there.
Schepps testified that he visited Becker
at the request of Jack Rose on the night
in question. He said he left Harry Pol
lok's home. where'Rose was hiding, some
time after 1030. according io hla.-best
recollection. He was, certain, however.
that itiwas nearly If not quite an "hour
after midnight when he left Becker. The
interview, he said, lasted less than !
an hour.
On cross-examination Lieut. Shea ad'
mltted-thtt he bad subsequently read ot
Schepps visit to Becker, but be had not
Informed sny of the department officials
that he had been there on the same
Robert H. Smith.1- a contractor, said he
had attended a light at .Madison Square
Garden on the night .of June 2s. at which
both Rose and Rosenthal were present.
Rose, he ssld. pointed, to Kosentnai. say
There's a lucky "Jew. If Zellg had not
got into trouble and been sent to Jail ho
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British Ambassador Calls at
State Department on Return
from Lone Trip.
Ambasador Bryce, who has just re
turned to Washington alter an absence
of several months, called at the State
Department yesterday In connection
with the controversy between the United
States and Great Britain regarding
Panama Canal tolls.
His call at the department yesterday
practically Inaugurated a series ot diplo
matic discussions which will continue
between the two governments until the
matter Is settled. With the return of
Secretary Knox to his desk next Mon
day, following his Journey to Japan as
special Ambassador at the funeral
ceremonies of Emperor Mutsuhlto, the
matter will be brought to a conclusion
as soon as possible.
Officials here who are fully cognizant
of all that has passed between the
United States ard Great Britain on the
subject are confident that the Panama
Canal controversy is no longer a dan
gerous issue Between the two nations.
While no hint Is obtainable as to the
manner In which settlement Is to be
brought about, every confidence is ex
pressed that an amicable adjustment
wiu oe reacneo.
It is now understood that there will
not be any formal communication from
the British government other than what
has already been received. Discussions
between Ambassador Bryce and the
State Department will form the basis
or the negotiations to be carried on. it
is not believed here than there Is any
danger of Great Brltlan pressing the
matter to arbitration, despite the fact
that she has already hinted that such
will be her course In case of a con
tinued disagreement on the question of
the Panama Canal tolls question, j
It is believed the ultimate solution of
the problem I will be an Indirect one.
There are other Important matters pend
ing between the United States and Great
Britain, and It has been suggested that
all taken together will. afford a better
basis for negotiation than would be the
case In an endeavor to, settle the canal
question by Itself, r
Ambassador Bryce talked with
Chandler Anderson, counselor of the
State Department yesterday. " regard
ing the arbitration , treaty which the
8enate emasculated In ratifying it As
soon as opportunity-, offers, they will
confer together In an endeavor to save
something out of the wreck. The
treaties are by no means to be con
sidered a dead Issue.- it was stated here
yesterday, as both governments still
have the livllest Interest In them. President-Taft
has hitherto announced that
he does not Intend to let the matter
stand where the Senate left It last
winter. ,
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El Pass, Trx, Oct. 30 iSoneay).
Jaares Is nrraarlas; far Its sixth at'
taek wake It npretm next Tnensay.
The arrival ef a shlsleaa ef asaaaaal
tien aaareaaea t the Heslean awvera'
atent canard the new Diss leader to
aatlelpate the entbreak ay alaaeat a
week, awa be castarea Vera Cms .
fare the herekT serfs eoaU he attached.
In Kl Pas everything la la reaelaeaa
fer tavaslen. Cesses Bedells, Oreare'a
feraaer chief ef staaTt David de la Pneate,
Braalea Heraaades, aad the ethers wh
have beea aghtlaar for Orserew lest
cans, are In readlaeee far the entbreak
la the 'north. Tea hnndred reeralts
are new betas; paid at the rate ef SI
a day acadtns; the heslaalaa; ef hostili
ties en the Mexican side.
Mexico City. Oct15! Porflrlo Diax thla
afternoon appeared as the real backer of
the new re'olt Meetings held at Vera
Cruz. Tampico. and other large cities
demanded his recall to the Presidency
and making Felix Diaz minister of war
ot the new provisional goemment Tele
grams from former President max de
clare he approves of bis nephew's revo
lution and will give It "his moral as
sistance." Zapata this afternoon moved 3,000 men
and and bis headquarters to Tree Ma
rias because all the regular troops have
been withdrawn from Mexico City and
sat to Vera Cruz.
It is generally believed here that Za
pata will not attack the city, but Is
holding troops In readiness as a refuse
for Madero, should the latter be driven
out As forecasted several months ago
Madero refused to crush Zapata, be
cause he feared the exact situation
which has arisen.
Haerta Rrfuam to Advance.
Gen. Victorlano Huerta, ordered by
the government to lead its forces
agalnat Vera Cruz, refused this morn
ing to go. Huerta was a favorite offi
cer of Forfirio Diaz and will disobey
orders rather than fight Diaz's nephew.
Felix Diaz this morning was reported
to have unofficially sounded Washington
on the recognition ot his revolution. The
result has not become known by Diaz's
supporters here.
All available forces In near-by states
have been rushed through the city to
ward Vera Cruz, leaving only 1.500, most
ly volunteers. In the garrison here. This
shows the government has an under
standing with Zapata that he will not
attack the capital.
President Madero declares he will fight
to the bitter end. and announces that
the volunteers will remain loyal and do
fend the city even If the regular army
revolts and Joins Diaz.
Prepare for Slesje.
Commercial houses and residences ot
the wealthy are all preparing to endure
a siege or a heavy battle here.
Ambassador Wilson's statement created
excited comment here. The government
is surprised at Wilson's attitude, which,
together with the arrival of the Des
Moines at Vera Cruz, gives rise to the
belief that the United States Is about to
Felix Diaz's forces were increased by 500
men from Oaxaca to-day. giving him 1.400
in Vera Crus and 1.600 outside.
No trains are premltted to leave Vera
Cruz, which the government declares Is
a closed port, but it Is unable to maintain
a blockade.
The port of Tuxpam. near Vera Cruz,
was taken possession of yesterday by re
volting federal trcops on garrison there,
and they turned the place over to Diaz,
who has taken charge ot the customs
house there, as well as at Vera Cruz.
Federal Commander Xntlnles.
Col. Zozaya. who was ordered to go
against Diaz. Is reported to have mu
tinied with his entire command, and It Is
said that he has captured the town of
Sierra Bianca with the Thirtieth federal
The only gunboat at Vera Cruz still
loval to Madero Is the Monterey. The
other gunboats, now In control of Diaz,
have their cannon trained on her.
Commodore Arueta. commanding the
Monterey, was killed this morning when
he tried to escape in a launch, so a
code dispatch from there states.
Expect Decisive
Battle To-day
Vera Cruz. Oct. 1). Decisive battle on
the Sabbath for the possession of this
city Is the prospect late to-night The
federal lines nave been extended steadily
all day and this evening, and it is be
lieved the government troops are now
close enough for an assault to-morrow.
The city Is'awake to-night expecting the
attack at any moment
The rebel occupation continues to be
peacefuLt There has been little disorder
In the afreets since the Killing of fifteen
federal sympathizers yesterday."
The federal'ahd rebel armies are about
evenly matched, bul the rebels have the
advantage ot being able to nse their
cannon and. heavy artillery, whereas the
federal field pieces must be left behind,
owing to the sand banks which surround
the city.
Three of the four federal eunhoata In
the harbor are now commanded by Felix
Diaz, but the fourth, with Commodore
Axueta on hoard, .remains loyat .The
guns .of the other-three vessels have
keen, trained on, the shin, aad Mis not
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New York. Oct IS. Miss Maude Ma
lone, the suffrage advocate, attempting
to argue with Gov. Wilson In the midst
of his address at the Brooklyn Academy
of Music to-night put the entire audi
ence of i.Wi persons In sn uproar, de
fended herself physically against one
man who tried to eject her, and was
finally forced out of the haU and down
a Ore escape by two ushers snd a police
man under the personal direction ot
Chief Magistrate Kempner. She was ar
rested on a charge of disorderly conduct
and placed In the Adams Street police
While the militant one was battling
fiercely with the three men who dragged,
her inch by Inch from her balcony seat'
to the fire escape exit the audience wasf
on its feet and tho tumult was deafen-.
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Gov. Wilson, who. with the patience of i
a diplomat and a gentleman, had several!
times softened the anger of the crowd in,
the face of repeated interruptions byi
Miss Malone," expressed great regret that'
the Incident should have occurred.
Mlaa Xalone Interrupts.
The first Interruption came while Gor.
Wilson was speaking of the control off
legislative forces by a faw-'aaen at Wash-'
Ington. "The Democratic party." he said,!
"Is trying to breake up this vicious mo
nopoly." At that instant Miss Malone stood up
In the balcony and -shouted: '
"Mr. Wilson, what about vote for.
women .
The great audience turned as one man
to learn whence the Interruption came.
Then followed a volley $f biases and
hoots with cries of "put her put" anit.
"make her be stllL" But MiOWUsonf
raised his band for silence and said
"My friends. we,have no right to be
rude to a woman."
"But Mr. Wilson." again cried the
feminine orator, "you said ou were en-,
deavoring to break up a monopoly. The
men have a monopoly on suffrage."
WUaoa Calms Claaaor.
Again the Jeers and hisses broke out
and with greater volume. Again Mr.
Wilson calmed the clamor, and said:
"Woman suffrage Is a question that
Is not dealt with by the national gov
ernment at all. I am here only as a
representative of a national prty."
Thla was vigorously applauded.
"But I am speaking to jou as an
American citizen." persisted Miss Ma
lone. here voice rising almost to a
scream above the shouts from the audi
ence demanding her ejection.
"L hope you will not consider It a dls-
codrtesy If I decline to answer that ques
tion at this time." replied the Governor,
still unruffled, and urging the spectators
to be calm.
But men were standing up in all trts
of the auditorium and thirty or forty hr.d
moved from balcony seats and were
closely surrounding Miss Malone. One
of them grasped her arms, but she turn
ed on him angrily and fought him off.
After some semblance of order had
been restored Gov. Wilson made another
futile attempt to pacify the crowd:
"Now. my friends. I am aure that the
lady will not insist when I positively de
cline to answer that question now."
But Miss Malone was on her feet still.
Whg do you decline?" she demanded.
"That was her last chance. An usher
grabbed her. but she threw him back
and turned as If to speak agiin.
There were cries of "Go home and mind
the babies." "Make her sit down." "Ar
rest her."
A man sitting near got up and threat
ened to thrash the usher who had taken
hold of her.
Flshts Aaalaat ISJectlon.
But -at this moment Chief Magistrate
Kempner appeared, followed by two
ushers and a policeman, and escorted
the obstreperous suffragist from the halt
The woman fought with all her might
against ejection, and the progress was
slow enough to furnish an exciting spec
tacle for the throng. They had to prac
tically carry her down to the street She
was placed In a patrol wagon and taken
to the station.
When the audience had finally return
ed to the seats. Gov. Wilson, plainly
chagrined and distressed by the affair,
said: "This is a serious matter. It was
against my most earnest desire that that
woman was ejected. I would rather
have had the meeting broken up. because
I respect the rights ot every person
having strong convictions to put ques
tions, howeve- Inopportune. The ques
tion was not-pertinent to what I was dls-
cussing, and. of course. It is not perti
nent to the national campaign, but I am ,
alncerely sorry for the Incident"
Boston Threan-h Trains Changed.
Account of the congested condition of
the East River, due to the heavy move
irent of vessels in that water, the route
of the Colonial and Federal Express
has been changed. These are the
through trains between Washington,
Baltimore, and Boston over the Penn
sylvania Railroad and the N. Y N. H.
i. H. R. R. The Harlem River route
has been abandoned. -
Through passengers on the Colonial
Express, the day train, are transferred
between the Pennsylvania Station and ,
Grand Central Station. New York, by
special busses.
The Federal Express, the night train. -
for the present Is operated over the
Poughkeepsle Bridge Route, via Tren
ton. Belvtdere. Saybrook, Poughkeepsle
Bridge. Hopewell, and New Haven, run
ning through between Washington and
No chsnge is made in the leaving time
ot either train from points on the Penn
sylvania Railroad, except that the Fed
eral Express no, longer- stops at New
ark, N. J. ,
The through train service will be re
stored 'via 'New York City upon the com--Fiction
of the-HeH Gate Bridge, route
over the East Klvan, whiatt la Baser an.
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