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Purine July and August wo rlose at ,, 4- fi j m ; Saturdays at 0 p.m. ? ?- - I Wgdl | T " + JrafPw i! ;; Only 69c. i > Hanlwood-frame Rockers, X .. with double rattan seats; ; '; strong antl comfortable; natural finish. Just the thing !! for the porch. While they j last, only 69c. We're Cutting Prices:: | Oft All - :: Summer uoods, f Refrigerators, Mattings, J ^ Go-Carts, H a in mocks, ? + Screens. Lawn I.enchcs and T !! Swings, Rattan and Reed f Furniture are now all being ^ sold at greatly reduced prices T for quick clearance. The as- * sortments are still good, but f .. every day now sees the se- ? lection prowinp' smaller, so ! n * i you had better pick out what a I! you want without any further * ;; delay. j. ii JACKSON ! | bros.'eh;, j :: 9115 to 925 7th St.f ^Prevents J Iuyspepsia America has been called a nation of dyspeptics. Were we to drink more beer, there would be less dyspepsia. Where beer is the national beverage dyspepsia is little known. For years Pabst has recognized this food principal in brewing Pabst BlueRibbon The Beer of Quality IThe Pabst Eight-Day Malting Process, takestwice as long as other methods of making malt, but it retains every particle of the food value of the barley-grain in the malt. jj The Pabst Brewing Pro- H cess extracts all of these n rich, nutritious, health-eriv- Q ing food values from the H malt, and transmits them in predigested form to the beer. B Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer H is therefore an active aid to Ea digestion, and consequently B an enemy of dyspepsia. H Drink Pabst Blue Ribbon gj Beer repularlv at meals and H 99 between meafs?your dige3- n H tion will be better, your |l 9 health better ana your 13 fl strength greater. jjr y When ordering beer, ask Kg 9 for P&bst Blue Ribbon. jk Pabst at Milwaukee fflQL And Bottlwl only i\i&i " ttiB yKlWII rw rabst Brewing Co.. 1/7 703 5 North^ Capitol St IrJ MRS. FAIRBANKS IN AUTO UPSET. Loss of Tire Ditches Machine in New York State. AMSTERDAM. N Y. July 20-Mrs. Charles W. Fairbanks. w:fe of the Vice President, accompanied by her suns, Robert and Frederick, and 1'ie latter's wife, were In an automobile accident twenty-five miles west of here yesterday afternoon, but all escaped without serious injuries. The loss of a tire ditched their machine. The party had been taking an automobile trip, which began at Indianapolis, and was 10 nave cunnnuca 10 itosion, out which, owing to yesterday's accident, ended at Port Plain, so far as the ear was concerned. The r&!"ty proceeded by rail to Bos to n. While moving along at good speed half way between St. Jul.nsvIIle and Kort ^iain a rear tire ra.T.e off. causing the large touring car to swerxs toward the dttcl). throwing its occupants with considerable force into the roadway. All were roughly shaken up and more or less bruised, but none sustained Injuries of a serious charflrter The niai:hlne w.u ImiIIv but after temporary repairs had been effected the party was able to continue to Fort Plain, where the car was left lor a general overhauling. Yesterday evening the tourists took a New York Central train for the east. THE SUNDAY STAR, Including the Magazine Section. By Mail, $1.50 a Year. wealth , eddy Financial Men in Concord Estimita it oi conn nnn incut* 11 ai si^uVfV/w* ANNUAL INCOME $100,000 Contributes Largely to Charity and Every Good Cause. ESTEEMED BY HER NEIGHBORS Few of Them Are Her Followers, But They Speak of Her Bespectfully. Fending Litigation. BY WILLIAM E CTRTIS. Special Correspondence of The Star and the Chicago nrnu u- uri aiu. CONCORD. N. H., July 15, 1907. According to the estimates of financial men in Concord, Mrs. Eddy is worth about $t*X>.000, which is invested in Boston and ~ ? ?' 1 5 n C5 hAn<1a I *. UflLUI U I t'fli coiaic (UIU ill i and mortgages. Her liome here is valued at i $40,000. It Is believed that she has between $200,000 and $:i00.000 in mortgages and an equal amount in gilt-edge securities. She keeps a balance of about $40,000 cash In the bank. Her income is believed to be about $100,000 a year anil is derived from the interest upon her investments and from the sale of her books, which are published from her own printing-establishment in Boston. She has sold not less than 3t!0,000 copies of "Science and Health" at $5 a copy since it < was written, and the sale is still very large. I It has passed through many editions. Her next best seller is a volume of miscellaneous writings which has run througn eignt or ton editions with a total number of about | HXVJOO volumes, which have brought her $3 , each. Her "Retrospection and Introspection" has sold almost as well and has probably reached 100,0<i0 copies. Mrs. Eddy Is the largest taxpayer in Concord and is assessed at $54,000. There has been some complaint that this is too small and I understand that they are going to raise her assessment to $S0,000. Her Church in Concord. She is the most public-spirited citizen of Concord and has given away more money for the welfare of the people than anyother. She built the Christian Science Church upon one of the most prominent corners, just a step from the state house, at a cost of about $250,000. It is of rock-faced granite, with a noble tower, in which are hanging one of the sweetest set of chimes I have ever heard. Over the entrance is the following inscription: t A ftfft from Mary Baker G. Eddy, The Discoverer and Founder of ^ Christian Science, lo l' irsi tuurcn 01 jurist, ai-ieuuvi, CoDcord, N. H. The auditorium seats about 1,100 and the usual attendance aU Sunday services is about 1>X>. It strikes the average observer as a little short of blasphemous to see the words of Jesus and tihe writings of Mrs. Eddy given equal prominence upon the walls. If there is any difference at all. It is in favor of Mrs. Kddy. At the right side of the organ loft appear these words from one of her books: "No wisdom In wise bat Hie wisdom; No truth Is true, no love Is lovely. No life Is life, but tbe Divine; No good Is but the good Uod bestows." On the left side of the organ loft is a quotation from the words of Christ beginning: "But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet," etc. The church is as tine as a church can be. The interior woodwork is black oak. There Is a large organ in the loft and the windows are filled with stained glass. Mrs. Eddy was admitted to the old North Congregational Church, tne oldest in Concord, by confession of faith at the age of twelve years, and there is no record that she was ever separated from it. She I attended service there occasionally when she returned to Concord in 1886, before she organized a church of her own, and frequently contributed to Its support. Last year, when its 25<Jth anniversary was being celebrated and a fund was being raised for restorations and repairs, she sent her check for J."iW without solicitation and there was a lively controversy as to whether money should be accepted from such a source. Some people considered It "tainted," but the majority of the congregation decided in nri i.luii tinu nit; ueuauiez uiaue agrateful acknowledgment. Mrs. Edy's Liberality. Mrs. E-ldy has paved Warren street In Concord and Pleasant street as far as St. Paul's School, which is about a mile and a half beyond her house and two miles and a half from the center of town. She defrayed one-half of the expense of paving State street, one of the principal thoroughfares of the city, and other taxpayers were assessed for the remainder. She gives a thousand dollars annually toward the support of the state fair, which is held on a tract of land on the banks of tiie Merriniac river adjoining tier farm, and every year, while the fair is in progress, she gives a pair of shoes to every person who applies for them. She has an arrangement with a shoe factory to furnish a supply at wholesale rates and to distribute them for her. The number of shoes given away varies with the prosperity of the people. During the hard times several years ago six or seven hundred pairs were called for. Of recent years the demand has been much less- it has been limited to two or three hundred pairs. She gave $1,000 to the relief of the sufferers from the San Francisco eaithquake. The money was sent through the local committee. When the state legislature refused to make an appropriation to pay for representation at the St. Louis exposition the newspapers recommended that a fund be raised by private subscription, and Mrs. Eddy was the first subscriber. She sent her check for $1,000 and when the attempt was abandoned she refused to take back the money and asked thai It be added to the school fund. She has been a generous participant in all public enterprises; Is usually the first to respond and always makes the largest rnntrilnitirtn wh*?n fl.nnpa.Ifl arft maiic for cluirity. She (fives away large sums of I money for benevolence in other parts of j the country, of which the details are not i known to any one but herself and Calvin Frye, her cashier, except by general rumor. Pending Litigation. The litigation now in progress is brought by her son, George W. Glover of Lead, 8. IX; his daughter, Mary Baker Glover; her adopted son, Dr. Kbcnezer J. Foster Eddy of Waterbury, Vt.; her cousin. Georgo \V. Baker of Bangor, Me., and her nephew, Frederick W. Baker of Epsom, N. H. The 1 r?V. i?a tit Inlro tho ontif paI a# kar - k VUIIIIVI Ui HCi CUiaiC out of her hands on the ground that she is incapable of attending to her own interests and is surrounded by persons who are conspiring to deprive her natural heirs, above named, of their lawful rights. William E. Chandler, former United States senator and Secretary of the Navy, and now a member of the Spanish treaty claims commission, is the leading attorney for the plaintiffs. Gen Frank S. Streeter, for many years general counsel of the Boston and Maine railway and a member of the republican national committee, is her counsel, with several associates. Sffvera! motions have been made and decided, and the court has appointed Judge Aldrieh of the United States district court of New Hampshire to act as a commissioner to investigate and report upon her mental condition. Associated with him are two of the most eminent alienists in New England. Owing to Mrs. Eddy's prominence the litigation is naturally attracting universal Interest, and In Concord It Is the almost sole topic of conversation. Public sympathy Is almost unanimously with Mrs. Kddy. Esteemed by Her Neighbors. She Is highly respected by the entire community, almost without exception. I have not heard an unkind word spoken against her, and while many Insist that she Is an imposter and thai her 47,000 followers throughout the United States are laboring under delusions, those who make this assertion nevertheless 6peak of her respectfully and declare that she is a great deal better than her critics. The editors of the two dally papers both testified to me of her high character and extraordinary ability. While neither of them Is a believer In her doctrines, both insisted that she is one or tne most remarKaoie women uun ever lived, and that she has been wise enough and fareighted enough to supply a substitute for other forms of religion to a multitude of people whose faith had been unsettled and whose souls had been unsatisfied with the teachings of the orthodox theologians. No other woman, they asserted, could have done such a thing, and none dui a pure ana auie icaucr uuuiu have maintained such extraordinary pretensions so Ion?. A clerk In a drug store, replying to my questions, said: "Mrs. Eddy's all right; she is a good woman; she makes lots of money and has the reputation of being the richest person In New Hampshire; but every dollar of It Is honest money, and she got It straight. I belong to the Methodist Church, and have never had anything to do with Christian Science, but I know that a large number of the best people in this community believe in Mrs. Eddy and go to her church. This fight on her Is being made by the newspapers." Her Concord Followers. ine i;nriauan ecience congregation nere ib composed of about two hundred and fifty intelligent, well-to-do people, with a sprinkling of what is usually termed the "upper classes." Many, perhaps a majority, of Mrs. Eddy's followers have known her, or their parents have known her, from child hood. It must be admitted by her critics and opponents that when she began what is called her career of Imposture, she made her own home the scene of the attempt and Invited her old neighbors to become the participants and spectators. It would have been natural for a fakir to go where she was unknown. A prophet is usually not without honor save in his own country. Mrs. Eddy was born witihin sight of her present residence. Her grandfather had a farm of about 500 acres in Bow township, across the Merrimac river from Concord, and 100 acres of that farm is still owned and occupied by her cousin, James Baker, a well-known member of the community. Another cousin. Henry M. Baker, represented this district in Congress for several years and is now living in Washington. Her father was Mark Baker, an unpretentious but respectable man, and is well remembered by the oldest inhabitants. Her mnthor wua Ahicjjil Amhrnsp. flauehtpr nf Deacon Nathaniel Ambrose of Pembroke, a village adjoining Concord on the south. Tier brother. Albert Baker, graduated at Dartmouth In 1K14, read law with Franklin Pierce, succeeded to the latter's practice when he was elected" President of the United States, occupied his law office and inherited his library. Albert Baker served In the legislature for two terms and in 1841 was elected to Congress by the largest majority ever given to a candidate In this state. He died a few weeks before the session began. Separation From Her Son. Mrs. Eddy's own account of her separa tlon from her son is given in ner dook "Retrospection and Introspection," published In 1893. She says that after the death of her first husband, Col. George Washington Glover of Charleston, S. C., aha returned to the paternal roof and remained with her parents until after her mother's death. "A few months before my father's second marriage to Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson Duncan, sister of Lieut. Gov. George W. Patterson of New York, my little son, about four years of age, was sent away from me and put under the care of our family nurse, who had married and resided In the north em part of New Hampshire. I had no training for self-support and my home I regarded as very precious. The night before my child was taken from me I knelt by his side throughout the dark hours, hoping for a vision of relief from this trial. "My second marriage was very unfortunate and from It I was compelled to ask for a bill of divorce, which was granted me in the city of Salem. Mass. My dominant thought in marrying again was to get back my child, but after our marriage his stepfather was not willing he should have d norne wnn inc. n jjiui waa tunauiiiiiiun<.u for keeping us apart. The family to whose care he was committed removed to what was then regarded as the far west. "After his removal a letter was read to my little son informing him that his mother was dead and buried. Without my knowledge he was appointed a guardian and I was then informed that my son was lost. Every means within my power was employed to find him, but without success. We never met again until he had reached the age of thirty-four, had a wife and two children, and by a strange providence had learned that his mother still lived and came to see me in Massachusetts. "Meanwhile he had served as a volunteer throughout the war for the Union and at j Its expiration was appointed United States marshal of the territory of Dakota." It is admitted that after Mrs. Eddy and her son were reunited she built him a house costing $20,000 and has given him an annual allowance sufficient to support him and his family in comfort. Last winter she executed a deed of trust for $100,000 for the benefit of himself and his heirs forever. When he was persuaded to go into the pending suit this deed was revoked. The son has visited C.'oncord several times with his daughter and lias stopped at the Eagle Hotel, where Mrs. Eddy has paid his bills; and he has frequently discussed her affection for and generosity to him with people he has met about the town. Without discussing the merits of the suit, it is commonly believed here that the litigation, for reasons unexplained, was Instigated by a New York newspaper, which persuaded the son and granddaughter and relative*) tn thp nse of their names and is now paying the attorney's fees. It may also be said that the court could not have selected a better man than Judge Aldrich to make the investigation and whatever he may decide will be accepted as final by the public. 500 MEN AFTER ASSAILANT. Gotham Police Anxious to Get Men Who Attacked Girl. NEW YORK, July 20.? Police Commissioner Bingham yesterday Increased the mounted police force by 500 men, and put th? additional officers on duty In the outlying districts of the city, as the result of thp rnntiniiriiis rpnnrts (\f niitrfivonna ot. tacks upon girl children. Utter failure of the police to trace the brutes who attacked eight-year-old Olga Shramek in South Brooklyn has aroused public indignation to such a heat that the commissioner realized that some extraordinary measure had to be taken. When the attack upon the little girl was reported it took half an hour to get telephone communication with a station house, and then the telephone operator is said to have laughed at the information. The child was taken to the rogues' gallery yesterday, where she looked over the pictures in a futile attempt to And the likeness of the man who attacked her. LODGE AND CRANE ROW DENIED. j Tro Friction Over Attempt to Capture Massachusetts for Taft. BOSTON, Mass., July 20.?A Washington j story printed here yesterday morning that Senators Ixidge and Crane are in open quarrel over the former's alleged attempt to capture Massachusetts for Taft. brought out a chorus of denials yesterday. The senators have always been friendly, but never intimate, and it was asserted by republican leaders that their relations are unchanged. Incidentally it came out that Senator Crane is probably a supporter of Senator Knox. Regarding the assertion that the President has broken with Senato> Crane, a man close to Mr. Crane, who would only talk if his name were omitted, said: "We all have observed that the junior senator from the state has not been as wel#?. riruit- it? - ? wuio iv luc nuuse as ne was some time ago. Senator Crane believes that President Roosevelt has gone too far In his meddlesomeness and has been unfair to capital. Because he dared to use his own Judgment the administration haa not treated him as a friend." J CORNERSTONE LAYING ADMINISTRATION BUILDING OF COLORED SCHOOL. With impressive ceremonies the cornerstone of the new administration building of the William MrWInlpv Nnrmfl 1 anrl T n r 111 c - trial School of Alexandria, Va., will be laid tomorrow at 2 o'clock. The services will be under the auspices of the Nlmrod Grand Encampment of the Ancient Order of Knlg\hts and Daughters of Jerusalem of Washington, D. C., and it is expected that large delegations from thl* oity and from Alexandria will be In attendance. The formal ?ervlces will begin, it 1b announced, at 3 o'clock. The district grand inspector. T. L. Green, will call the meeting to order, and he will present John Dade, district grand marshal, as the master of ceremonies. Prayer will next be offered by District Grand High Priest J. G. Mitchell, n.MnU ? 111 V- a * ? * " " * muvii win uo lunuwea oy a nymn, " ah nan the Power of Jesus' Name." The Introductory remarks will be made by District Grand Land-Marker John H. Moore and the granting of the authority to carry out the ceremonies will be proclaimed by District Grand General Carter Purdy. The actual laying of the cornerstone will follow Those who will take part will be Dls trict Grand General Carter Purdy, First District Grand Commander William Harrison, Second District Grand Commander N. Ril<'y, Third District Grand Commander T. L. Taylor, District Corresponding Secretary C. Contee and_Dlstrlct Grand Treas urer k. Ij. gorier. The Implements will be presented by District Grand Lecturer R. Burkely. Program of Exercises. The orator of the day will be Rev. Simon P. W. Drew, president of the school, pastor of the Cosmopolitan Temple Baptist Church of this city and president of the National Negro Evangelistic Convention of America. Following his address short speeches will be made by Rev. Solomon Pollard. Rev. R. H. Robinson, Rev. S. L. Corrouthers, J. W. Howard, Rev. A. Sayles, Past District Grand General Edmund Jackson and Past District Grand Lecturer George W. Mcmu . * a. A. senile, xiie ueneaicuon win De pronounced by District Grand Deputy High Priest T. L. Hawkins. The officers of the Nlmrod Grand Encampment of the Ancient Order of Knights of Jerusalem, who have charge of the cornerstone laying, are as follows: J. G. Mitchell, D. C. grand high priest; Carter Purdy, D. C. grand general; William Harrison, first D. C. grand commander; N. Riley, second D. C. grand commander; T. L. Taylor, third D. C. grand commander; J. A. Wormely, D. C. grand secretary; C. Contee, D. C. grand corresponding secretary; R. L. Porter, D. C. grand treasurer; T. L. Green, D. C. grand inspector; J. H. Moore, D. C. grand land marker; R. Burkely, D. C. grand lecturer; W. Lee, D. C. grand standard-bearer; William Henderson, D. C. grand sword-bearer; N. Bell, D. C. grand inside guard; C. Gray, D. C. grand outside guard; J. P. M. Hunt, D. C. ' grand captain; E. 8. Senkfield, D. C. grand drill master; T. L. Hawkins, D. C. grand deputy priest; J. P. Dade, D. C. grand marshal. NEWS ITEMS GATHERED ON THE RIVER FRONT Four large Band and gravel-carrying bcows which were built a* Rhodes' shipyard at Baltimore for the Miller Company of this city are ready, it is stated, for delivery and the tug William H. Yerkes, Jr., of the Taylor fleet of this city will In the latter part of this week or early in the coming week bring them to this city. Miller's sand and gravel-digging machine is lying in the swash channel on the District side of the river opposite Alexandria and will. It is stated, begin digging sand and gravel near Goose Kgg Island. A fine grade of building sand has been located on the edge of the flats near the Island by the Miller machine, which has been making tests about the island for the past tnree weens, ana these beds will be developed as soon as the lighters In which It Is to be transported from the digging grounds to this city arrive here. The material will be used in the erection of buildings and in other work about the city. A pile-driving machine from Norfolk was brought here a day or two ago by the tug Anita and is lying alongside the eastern wall of the Washington Barracks Park at the mouth of the James Creek canal. The machine is to be used, it is said, in driving foundation plies for a big building that is to be erected at the park during the coming months. It is stated that the driving of piles will be started as soon as they can be brousrht here from down the rher and that the machine will be In 1 service for several weeks. ^ Arrived: Tug Dixie, towing two barges 1 from Baltimore for Alexandria and Georgetown; scow Roam, light from a river point 1 to load stre?t sweepings; barge Slrlus, at ] Alexandria with a cargo of fertilizer material from Baltimore; barge Katherine i Brady, hard coal from Baltimore for t Georgetown; tug Minerva towing a fleet t of sand and gravel-laden Ughtera for j Georgetown; 0. C. barge, light from Alex- c anuria 10 (jeorgeiown to ioaa sort coal ior f Boston; tug J. T. Selectman with a tow j from a river point. g Sailed: Schooner Five Sisters from Ale*- t andria with a general cargo for a river c point; bugeye Z. E. Lay ton, light for t Walkerton, Va., to load lumber for Bal- a timore; schooner B. W. Bramble, light a for Lower Machodoc creek to load lumber for this city; Standard Oil Company tank c barges 52 and 77, light to Baltimore to load t back to this city; tug Dixie towing barges . E. Jennings and S. M. Prevost, light for Baltimore to load hard coal for this city; ^ barge Patuxent, paving block from the , Eastern branch plant for Norfolk. _ Memoranda: Schooner J. R. Dixon is j lying ai ^latiiuro luuuiiif; it cargo iur irns city; barge Embrey, laden with railway I ties from Alexandria, has arrived at Chesa- , peake City en route to Philadelphia; barges Sirius and Katherine Brady have sailed J from Baltimore for this city with cargoes ' of hard coal; tug Dixie Is on her way to this port from Baltimore with a tow of 5 barges; schooner Daylight with ice for this ' city sailed from Bath, Mo., 13th instant; J schooner A. H. Qulnby has been chartered to load hard coal at Philadelphia for this s city. J C. C. Company's barge, which lias been * unloading ice at Alexandria for several 1 days past, completed the unloading of her c cargo yesterday and was brought up to the ' coal loading piers at Georgetown to take r aboard a cargo of about 1,000 tons of soft n coal for a New England port. The ice t H a rirc?H nt AlpvjindriA in hpinc nsfKl \ In Icing fruit-laden cars from the south I and going to northern markets. Several s hundred tons of the refrigerating material is used each week at Alexandria for this purpose. The schooner Mayflower, a regular trader to this port with wood and lumber cargoes, I Is lying out of service at a river point receiving minor repairs and being painted and decorated for the fall trade on the S river. CHILD MEETS HORRIBLE DEATH, i t George Zink Became Entangled in j Live Wire at Baltimore. ? BALTIMORE, July 20,-Whlle drawing a c small toy wagon loaded with wood over a lot on Jackson street near Clement yesterday morning ten-year-old George Zink got tangled in a live wire and was fatally burned. He was taken to the Maryland TTniversity Hospital, where he died shortly after 7 o'clock last night. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Zink of 421 Wehage street. The youth was returning from one of the shipyards, where he had been gathering . chips with his playmate, Louis Scheurick, aged ten years. The two boys were crossing the lot, when young Zink stepped on the live wire. With a groan he sank to the orrnnn/1 mit W t Vi q nriro onmnlotolv ajrannA/-! ftH/UJIU, ? nil "IV TT11V W?K<V ?? i about his body. Flames enveloped his body f and both his arms were almost Instantly t burned to a crisp In the presence of his 1 playmate, who was powerless to render ? aid. i At first it was thought the boy was dead. ( but it was soon discovered tthat life ex- i Isted, and the little body was wrapped In a t sheet. In the meantime a large crowd had c been attracted by the cries of the burning 1 youth, and the officer had his hands full in 1 keeping the crowd away from the wire, i which was later cut bv a lineman. ] One of the sad features of the little boy's 1 death was the fact that his father was too < sick to be told of the accident. His mother went to the hospital and was with him 1 when the end came, shortly after 7 o'clock. 1 _ . ! JrUJtl UULUitLU ItAUti ???- i MOTHERS AND CHILDREN GIVEN j NEEDED OUTINGS. The (rating ramp for mothers and children of the colored race In this city was opened about ten days ago and its beneficial effects are becoming known through- ' out the city, especially In those quarters where sunlight and fresh pure air are rare visitors. The camp Is located about eight miles from the city upon an elevation commanding a view of the city and the country for miles around. A more desirable and healthful location cannot be found, perhaps, In the neighborhood of Washington. The camp quarters consist of a roomy two-story house, surrounded by fields of grass and wild flowers and a thick forest In which much pine abounds, whose healthful odors fill the air. Several tents have been pitched and In them the dining room, the bathroom, cots and benches have been established. Under the nearby trees swings have been hung, where all day long the little ones romp and play. The first week eighteen children and two mothers were gueets at the camp and their place* have this week been taken by another party. The pleasure and contentment which they have enjoyed for one brief?to them very brief?week robbed the year's discomforts and privations of much of their sting and when the week was up and preparations were made for the return to the hot and gloomy alleys many eyes filled with tears. "I don't see how I can stand it In town again," said one mother, who with her three little children had spent a week In camp. O??.? n ? J ?u uiuuji uuuu lime. While the projectors of the camp are i puzzling tJielr brains in the efTort to hit upon a name for it, not knowing whether 1 to christen it Camp Good Shepherd or j Camp Good Samaritan, the Uttle ones have designated it Camp Good Time. They en joy It all and with indescribable pleasure i romp and roll over the grass and pluck handfuis of daisies. And the dining tent is i not the least popular feature of the camp, i It is neatly arranged with two long tables, little benches and stools and glasses of wild flowers In the center of the tables. Three times a day the little colony as- j sembles here to enjoy an unusual meal. Putting the question "What do you like best out here?" to a group of children as they were rolling on the grass, one little j girl replied, "I likes de eatin' most." Certainly the food is good, fresh and well ( cooked. There is just one thing needful to make this camp a perfect Arcadia and ; that Is a cow, which would be a welcome ( visitor and a many times welcome gift. The camp will be in operation six weeks, j and much will be done In the way of pro- , vidlng a change, reft and recuperation to the city's weary and sickly poor. ' ROCKVILLE AND VICINITY. ; Death of James T. Henderson?'Political Notes?Briefs. Special Correspondence of Tba Star. ROCKVILLE, Md., July 10, 1907. Mr. James T. Henderson, one of Mont somery county's best-known citizens, died sarly yesterday morning at hia home at ' Woodslde, this county, aged seventy years. ( tie naa o?en in raiting health ror some time \nd his death was not unexpected. Surviving him are hi* wife and the following 3hlldren: Mrs. Ella M. West, wife of Dr. R. Thomas West of Washington; Mrs. Walter Dorsey of Sandy Spring and Miss Boutin Henderson of Woodslde. Mr. Henderson was engaged In the milling business his entire life. For many years tie operated various water-power mills in various sections of the county, and about iwtuij yea. 19 agu no puitnuacu tx Dicaiu irist and saw mill at Sandy Spring, which ' s now regarded as one of the most com- 1 plete flour mills In this section of the state. E Several years ago he gave up active business and his milling business was Intrusted :o his son-in-law, Walter Dorsey, who became a partner. 8 Mr. R. Brooke Qott of the upper section >f tihe county has announced himself as a :andidate for the house of delegates, mak- j ng eight aspirants for the four nominations , :o be made, the'others being Messrs. James E. Deets, J. Dawson Williams, Preston B. Ray, George T. Waters, Louis B. scholl, Andrew J. Cummlngs and Clarence M. Grlfith. The Morning Card Club was entertained it its regular weekly meeting at the home >f tylrs. Robert N. Bayliss. Those playing ncluded Mrs. E. H. Abbe, Mrs. William Dorsey, Mrs. Robert B. Peter, Mrs. George ?. Henderson, Mrs. Wilcox, Mrs. Morgan ( iVashburn, Mrs. Bayliss, Misses Rose Wiliams, Nettle England, Louise Edmonston, c Uamle Hogg and Marie Jones. The prizes vere awarded to Mrs. William Dorsey and c Hiss Rose Williams. a Mr. John J. Hlgglns. Jr., has returned to lockvllle aftflr spending several days at g Hanaspns. Vft. r The numerous aspirants for the various lemocratlc nominations soon to be made in J his county had a regular field day at Po- a omac yesterday, when a largely attended ilcnic was held In Case's woods. Nearly all ii if the thirty candidates were on hand and a ilectioneering was the order of the day. Lmong the other features was a base ball ;am? between the Potomac and Gaitherslurg teams. This proved an interesting 1 ontest and-was won by Gaithersburg by he score of 2 to 1. The batteries were Day nd Lodge, for Gaithersburg, and McGaha ^ ,nd Day. for Potomac. s It is charged that a report has been clr- t ulated throughout the county to the effect n hat Mr. George W. Mullican of this place t las withdrawn as a candidate for the dem- * icratic nomination for sheriff in favor of d William T Whpp.ler and that Mr. Mullican. a n the event of Wheeler's nomination and n ilectlon, Is to be chief deputy sheriff. Mr. ilullican stated this morning that he has lot withdrawn and does not intend to do so. 11 ie says that the report was circulated for A he purpose of Injuring his chances for the o lomination. Mr. Mulllcan says he is In the _ Ight to stay and is confident of winning. At a mass meeting of the republicans of 8 iiockville district, held las-t evening, a d icket was unanimously nominated to be h oted for at the primary election to be held iaturday, July 27. Messrs. Thomas Dawon, James P. B. Veirs, A. A. Braddock, Iilary Powell, Rezin Offutt, Simon Smith, 8 lenry Shelton, Joseph Duvall and Carey H Cingdon were named as delegates to the b ounty convention to be held here Monday, o August 12, and the following were nomi- a lated as candidates for district committee- a nen: George W. Meads, "William H. Proc- li on, Luther Snowden, Henry Williams, Ed- s yard Wood, jr., Joseph Smith, jr., Windsor h ... Bean, Charles M. Jones, Harry A. Daw- JJ on and Louis Johnson. li v NEWS OF FREDERICKSBURG. ? (i Sxcurslon for Members of Teachers' J Institute?General Items. ipecial Correspondence of Tbe Star. k FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 10, 1907. The teachers attending- the State Summer nstitute In this city will be treated to an f, iv^nr?Inn dnwn t Vi r? Rn nnn hti nnnnlr Hvor n Saturday afternoon by the Maryland, Del- t iware and Virginia Railway Company on 8 me of Its boats which ply this river be- g ween here and Baltimore. The boat will E eave Its wharf In this city at 4:30 p.m., d eturnlng about 9:30. There are 243 en- v oiled at this school. Music will be fur- J lislied by the Fredericksburg band. c Col. John R. Aldrich, one of Spottsylvanla i, :ounty's most progressive farmers, died c luddenly at his home near Aldrich cross- y ng in that county yesterday afternoon, i, iged seventy-flve years. Mr. Aldrich had ust returned from tlie field, where he had >een engaged In helping the hands, and, t is supposed, the intense heat brought >n heart failure. Mr. Aldrich came ji o Virginia when a young man from ilasgow, Del. He served in the Con- 8 'ederate army In Company E, <Jth Vlr-, * rim.ol.it n.Unl? - C A 1 ?"< ' _ lima ^atauj, liic wjiuic \JL Ulr war. rOI- II owing the war he was elected commis- <j lioner of revenue, which position he held e or a number of years after being elected t, ounty treasurer, which office he held for f, learly eighteen years. Four children, one n >f whom is Mr. Elton Aldrlch, of the llrm a >f Decker & Aldrich of this city, survive s lim. His funeral will take pla.ce from his r ate residence tomorrow afternoon, the p lervices to be conducted toy Rev. John R. a Rosebro of this city. Interment will be t nade In the Confederate cemetery in this b :lty. fl Mrs. Francis O. Ebbert has sold her l< 'arm near Mass&ponax Church, In Spottsyl- f <ania county, to Mr. Scott of Tennessee, p who will move to this section about the l8t of September. Thursday was the hottest day of the summer in this city, the temperature ranging from 04 to 73 degrees, with a mean temperature of 84 degrees. Late in the evening the air was cooled by showers. The city council accepted at Its regular meeting last night the $1.">.?M> with all provisions which was bequeathed to the city by the late Wistar Wallace to be used In the building and maintaining of a public library. State Superintendent of Public Instruction J. Q. Eggleston. spoke to a large gathering composed of the teachers attending (Via Cummar TncMtnta n o numlior tif A!i r citizens in the study hall of the Fredericksburg College last rright. Mr. Eggleston's address was forcible, and dealt strongly on the needs of better educational facilities In this state. The Baptist Sunday school of this city will Rive an excursion to Wldewater next Wednesday. At Congress Heights. At a meeting of the Congress Heights Public Improvement Association held last evening in the town hall, on the Hamilton road. Mr. Edward J. Newcomb announced that the Commissioners of the District have In view an extension of the water system to Congress Heights. It will be necessary that a special appropriation be made for this work. Mr. Newcomb stated, as the amount to be expended will be a large one. Mr. Newcomb reported having conferred with Commissioner Macfarland relative to the Invitation accepted by the latter to make an address at a meeting of the organization. Mr. Macfarland had asked that his visit be deferred until September, which It had been agreed to do. In the matter of having the names of the streets and roads placed conspicuously on signs for the benetlt of the public Mr. Newcomb urged that this question, as well as the one Of the numbering of the houses at Congress Heights, be referred to the committee on publlo Improvements, which was done. Messrs. E. B. Wheedon of the Firth Sterling Steel Company and Julian A. Marceron were elected to membership In the association. Mr. Carl Wahler was elected as one Of the trustees to All a vacancy. Kev. wmiam araysnaw, wrio ib 10 h.hsume charge of the Episcopal parish at Congress Heights, has reached here from Qraton, Charles county, Md., where he was rector. He Is accompanied by Mrs. Brayshaw, and they have taken up their residence on Randle lane. Mr. Brayshaw will officiate for the first time In the Esther Memorial Protestant Episcopal Chapel on Nichols avenue, tomorrow morning at 11 a'clock. He will conduct services in the future regularly at that hour. The congregation has planned a reception for Mr. Brayshaw to take place Thursday evening next In the town hall. Rev. J. A. Gilflllan of Washington, who has been serving as (he rector at Congress Heights for a number of years, has been presented by the t>oard of managers and the Ladies' Guild }f Esther Chapel with a handsome easy :hair. The death of Miss Sallle T. Tucker, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. rucker, occurred recently at Providence r* * * ? 1 .nmnlna ti'Oro romrtVC>^ tfl nUBpilttl. IIIO JCiiiauio nviv v...? the family home at Congress Heights, and funeral services were held at the Methodist CJhurch in the town by Rev. H. G. Spencer, the pastor. The body waa sent :o Pemberton, Va_, for burial Tuesday last. The deceased was twenty-six years old. Mr. Adam Formhals has gone to Provllence. R. I., for a number of months. The picnic given by the Sunday school of the Esther Memorial P. K. Chapel of this jlace at Luna Park several days ago proved in enjoyable outing in which 100 children participated. Mr. Edward J. Newcomb, the superintendent of the school, supervised the arrangements. Camp No. 8, Patriotic Order of Americans, net In the town hall Thursday evening, :he date set for the installation of the re:ently elected officers. The Installation was leferred, owing to the absence of some of Ka Alotrl/it nfflporB n/hn tUPTP P*nPPtwl f Ci ittend. Charles E. Padgett and Frederick Chrisnond are the owners of six-room dwellings hat are approaching completion In Wahler's iubdlvision on the Hamilton road. Kensington News. Special Correspondence of The Star. KENSINGTON, Md? July 19, 1907. The Rockvllle base ball team will play the Censlngton club at Rockvllle, on the Fair Irounds, this afternoon at 4 o'clock. Miss Minnie I. Mellwee of Winchester, fa.., who has spent the past week or so In Censlngton at the home of Miss Amy C. ^L'KIiarUl, ICIl *? cuucouajr IIIU1 liiiig null riends from Salem, Oreg., for the Jamesown exposition, and for an extended trip hrough the south. Mrs. Harrington of Washington is visitng her daughter, Mrs. James M. Proctor. Mrs. Frank Andrews, accompanied by her hildren. is visiting in I^ay Hill, Md. Mrs. Waiter A. Johnston, her mother and hildren have gone to Ocean City, Md., for . stay of two weeks. Miss Ethel Irene Noack was a recent ruest of Miss Amy C. Eckhardt of Fawett avenue, Kensington, Md. Mrs. Chaplns' guests Wednesday included Irs McK&be and daughter and Mrs. Smith nd daughter, all of Washington Miss Catherine Surratt and Miss Vlctorne Surratt of Baltimore, Md., are visiting t the home of Mrs. Alfred S. Dalton. Gambling In the District. '0 the Editor of The Star: I have noted with pleasure the interest " **- "iii.oWo r?on?r is tnkinc in trviner to UUI ? aiuuwav o _ - - w uppress the "handbook evil" which seems o have taken such a hold upon the community here In Washington. I note also he seaming accusations which the police lepartment and the court officials make gainst each other. That the handbook nan is a manace to the community no ne familiar with the conditions will disute. but is it to be said that the small ish must obey the law while the larger nes can defy It with impunity? Why not ;et ax me ruoi ui iue cvh nnu ouhk**-00 :ambllng at the race tracks? If that is one there -will be no opportunity for the andbook. It is not my purpose to criticise he police department nor any other branch f the government, but I do wish to call .ttention to the undisputed fact that right ;ere in Washington, every spring and fall, ookmaklng (whether technically so called r not) is openly carried on without any pparent Intervention on the part of the uthorities. Which form of the two evils s the more demoralizing?the open or ecret violation of the law? On the one land the gambling is not only operated lublicly by those who Indulge in it, but it 3 conducted in such a way as to let others, ?ho are not participating, see Just what 3 being done, thereby causing tliom to feel , desire to Join the "merry crowd." There s not even a restriction against minors oinlng in. On the other hand the game is arried on as quietly as can be, no one ut those who take part being allowed to now what is going on. s\ P ora mKlino> la f Via /lomrtrolii*- " I- lie liai 111 VI fjlllllijuu^ Id me vtviuus unci rig effect whloh It has upon the Individual nd the community at large, and, thereore, It should be suppressed. And just so rith any other matter which has a tendency o demoralize a part of the community. I uggest that on|? of two things should ome to pass, namely. either some law hould be passed whereby gambling at lennlng will be permitted to be openly conucted. or the gambling out there, under whatever subterfuge it may be conducted, hould be absolutely prohibited. Can any ne say It Is not demoralizing when the ommunity begins to think that the criminal \wb are made for the masses and not t..e lasses' It is just such a state of affairs fhich incite many a person to violate the iW W. A. PINCH BACK. , I Union War on Pittsburg Orchestra. 1 PITTSBT'RG, July 20.?Indications are ! hat the Pittsburg Orchestra may be dlsolved. President Weber of the National 1 'ederation of Musicians has issued an ulti- . latum declaring that a strike will be orered if Conductor Kmii Paur secures for- ! ign talent to till important vacancies for \ he coming season. Paur is now in Europe < :>r that purpose. Weber conferred with the 1 lanagement of the orchestra a few days ! go. and Ms grievance would not be con- i Idered. The management declares that I 'aur can use his own option, and it is re- ! orted from a reliable source that the mangement is willing to meet the test and try o reorganize the orchestra on a non-union asis. The union declares that artists of nished ability can be procured in Amer:a, and will not permit the Importation of orelgners on a wage basis far below that aid to members of the federation. JEROMEJMING Why He Did Not Push the Prose, cution of Grafters. INSURANCE CASES DROPPED Facts Did Not Bear Out His Campaign Promises. HEARING WAS QUITE INFORMAL Interesting Case in Which the District Attorney Accuses Editor Heai6t of Libel. NEW YORTC, July 20-In the distinction between current beliefs anil evidence gin*! In a court of law lies the reason for \V 111am Travers Jerome's failure to make good his election promises to Jail life nsurance and other corporation otti.lals charged with criminalities. The explanation was furnished yesterday by J-none under an examination conducted by Clnr rni,o o. oiicaui, akiunit-y lur v \ lili.illl K Hearst, who is being sued f(.r fjuo,(*0 damages for alleged libel by the district attorney. Early in the action Shearn sought o have Supreme Court Justice Dayton ord*r Jerome to produce a list of contributor to his campaign fund. Jerome declar?l he had never seen the list which is now in the hands of Assistant District Attorney Gans, and that he had purposely nev?r looked at It In order that he might not feil himself under obligations to any of tie contributors. Later his personal attorney, William Rand, Jr., declared that when tie case formally comes to trial the list m:iy be produced. The basis nf .Tornmo'B ??iit i? an 1 printed in the Evening Journal, in wliliti it was stated that Jerome as district a torney was at the time of the printing <f the article engaged in earning the moruy that the rich criminals and criminal corporations had given him for his campaign by falling to prosecute the Insurance gratters and railroad barons. Hand suggestel that the easiest way for Shearn to get ?t the facts would be to summon as witnesses H. H. Rogers, T. P. Ryan, J. P. Morgai, George W. Perkins and others mentlonel In the editorial. tn ? au vain^aigii ujjccvuca. Jerome, in his shirt sleeves anil puflinf complacently at the omnipresent cigar?>tti (the hearing being purely an informal otu, at which there was no chance of shocking court dignity) fenced swlllfully win Bhearn and parried most of his question! successfully. Finally the examination turned to Jerome's action In the Mutual Life scandal and the Third Avenue railroad grab. Shearn quoted liberally from Jerome"! campaign speeches. In which the latter hai said he would trail corruption Into the offices of the Metropolitan street railway, 1? It led there, and would see that the looterJ of the Third avenue surface road Wfri punished. In reply to the inquiry as to why he ha<l failed to keep his promise Jerome declared that after he had investigated h< found the Metropolitan books were kep: In such a fashion that it was impossible to find if dividends were paid from bond Bales or from earnings He admitted thn: he had not caused President Vreeland to b? questioned. In the case of the Mutual Life scandal, in which he was declared to have believed-the belief being a current one at the tlme-fr that the officials had violated the penal code. Jerome declared that he had delayed, action for the reason that a new electiorof officers was in progress and he did no', want to prejudice it. "Have you ever undertaken any offi< ia Investigation or prosecution of the Metro' nulit'iri cin.pt railu-av ?" aukod "No"' "* "Did you promise to punish the guilty men?" "Yes." "Well, why didn't you do it?" "I did all that was in my power. Mj campaign statements were based on current beliefs. My action was based on ac tual evidence before me," was Jerome's reply. SUICIDAL MANIA IN CHICAGO. Electrician Plunges Through Elevator and Falls oil Conductor. (CHICAGO, July 30.?Dropping thirteen stories through an elevator shaft Jam<? Paweslc, thirty-two years old. plunged tc instant death in the LaSalle street passenger station yesterday afternoon. It was the third suicide of its kind In as many days In Chicago. The falling body stru. k on the roor or an elevator in cnarge <n Conductor James McGrath. which was just starting up from the first floor. The iron framework of the car was crushed and torn as if it were so much paper, the body flashing through it and striking McGrath to the floor of his car. McGrath was seriously injured. His right arm and shoulder caught the weight < ? the descending form, and he was dragged unconscious from the elevator. This Is the third time within as many dajs that death has come to a Chicagoan fracrln nio nn?r WdHnpv; Ill kllC oaiuc uufjiv .. ? ?. clay a girl leaped from the fifteenth flour of the Masonic Temple. Thursday a man, affected by the account of the girl's sulci.i. Jumped twelve stories in the rotunda < ." the chamber of commerce and was horribiy mutilated. Pawesic was an electrician employed i;i the station. He appeared to be in a daz. 1 condition a few minutes before the traged* and the police believe that he went to tl top of the elevator shaft for the purpose of leaping to destruction. Pawesic had gone to the roof on the pretext of making J nrlroo t I, f , , ,i f t V . 1C I O \Jll CUUIC fTlivo ?v I..V vvj, elevator shaft, but the police say he must have cllmbe<l down a distance of ?lx fe<t from the roof and dropped after hanging to a crossbeam. FAMINE IN JAMAICA. Many persons uying-?i\o prospect ui. Helief Until October. KINGSTON. Jamaica, July 3>.?The eight months' drought in eastern Jamaica lias culminated in a serious famine. There has t>een great loss of cattle and the crops have ? 3een totally destroyed. Hundreds of per ons are (-uosisung 011 mangoes ana many ire dying from hunger anil thirst, the tanks md ponds being dry. The May rains having failed, there Is no prospect of relief till the October rains rail. Probable Successor to Corey. NEW YORK. July 20.?With the expectation that William Ellis Corey, who Is duo Lo arrive today aboard I.a Savole, will resign at the next meeting of the directors jf the steel trust, the directorate has already picked out a man to succeed him, At the lfist directors' meeting, which was TiinA >"> it n/uu Mva C. Dinkey, president of the Carnegie Steel Company, should take Mr. Corey's place. It was accordingly agreed that Mr. Oorey at the next meeting. which will bo neld today, should be brought to book s sharply that his resignation would necesarily follow. Mr. Dinkey Is the brother in-law of Mr. Schwab of the Bethlehe 11 Steel Company. Born February 20, , it Weatherly, Carbon county, Pa., Alva > Dinkey's career has made him the mas; r if practically every branch of the iron and ' steel industry. Beginning as a machinist tie fought his way upward, step by st< ji, , ^2 to the top of the greatest steel company that was absorbed into the $t,00u,000,utiO trust. Mr. Dinkey is a man of large wealth.