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t:.e tel? Kraj.'u ??m!?r . and the street rail w iy combine had m* t a similar fate. That hi:- endeavors to have the mayoralty re count were a!.?o thwnted In like manner. M William K. Hearst was appropriate !> ? ?vted pern.anent cha-rniai:. as he is ??!? j'rn;.in of the state committee of the and ? ;t.: ;i ?f the national com in"f the nruariz iiion. V\ .. r \lr H?- u. t to??k the gavel he was given an ovation by the assemblage which - . 1 hav.- I- ? n ver\ gr-itify\'ik to him. h> :ts \.? *Vr?e,i ;*i. -s and duration, i - time tin Sow( r: or of the assembly : itl become we ftl ed, and the crowd wit I: , ? v. i v rip ?? i flags and b??\vmv horns and o.tzoos for <? ;ose on to a ? it*- .?! ;?:? !u'i M: II-ar>t tried in \ to --1? Ii th c iin??r tor a while, bat t.: . t e crowd i i d it-elf out and sub \ transparent . was carried around t ?'? i f ir n,, ti. legend. "Our judges ai ? i.??'ii i?> i ;?-?>ple. : ??. by the tThat typhi d the spirit of ti.e w' ? d. meet nig. V. :ifii Mi ibarst started in to speak l.? ?? ? ?! *' K ? <?f his speech in t i. in* s?-nt? n?*? Tliere no oflf }?Mt ;-?i!:ti's." li ?i. !an !, as long as i ?? ? ?>i>* .???? :>a't; .ig t" rontroi the gov ei rm.- r: in th?*!r ow : s - t!sh interests and t\ art st? ggV-g f?r the r rights.'* Hot Shot for McClellan. Kioto that i ?? went on to dec.aim against an mjust Judiciary and t?? contend for a Judiciary that will constz :?? laws impar tially II* lutterlj s'-oreii th*- M? ''avian admin isir i:l.?:i of the city a d ?! a. m?d ;t with a ??w :i? vie and cnrn.- t ? run riot in the town, lb* arraigned tlov. Hughes for veto ing the two-cent fare Mil, and took a pass ing shot t? S ere ti.? ?:????: tor the solar pi< ^ blow which Secretary Root deliver ed against him In tin a i campaign in be l:ai? <?? :h.? national adminisiration. Tl.e ] a:'.?r;n v as ad<?td and the con vent. ?n adjourned at 11.1.".. N. L). M. FAiL TO EQUAL THE RECORD ONLY 9S4 MILES COVERED BY AUTOMOBILES IX ^4 HOURS. Ni:\V vrirk. S ; t-n?; -T 2S. Speeding thr?- i;h a s a ?*f mud and a downpour of rain the thirty-flve hors* power Fiat ear driven by Cedrino and l'.urke, finished t.r^t in th tw?*nty-iour-hour automobile rai't ?it Morris Park tonight at lo;Jl o'cb?ck. having covered i?s4 miles. S ? ond was the Stiab bak*'!* < ai driven by Holme and Di'lniar. with ^78 miles, and third the Itala car. with miles Tiie following is the official record of the finish: II P. ?\ir. Drivers. Miles. Flat (Vilrlno-Burke '.-^4 Jv*> Stmifhaker II ?lin? I)?'!.?r S7S 40 It.il.t /urul.nrh rarrinse ST.'J .%? I'r.i y.-v Miller. . . Kne|?i?er ...... T."??? :;r. AUrii Kiii^>tnii. .i :unj)l?ell-Bl ikesiey T4."? Siralei Robertson Poole Hi) Stenrr.* ... Vauuhan- Warren al>4 | 40 Damoq. Wrtmth-McCiilhi 8M j 2tii I'm M...uhlc lidliuril Block 4K> | 2?) lC"ils H'0"i*e . ..Byrne-Fuller I The heavy rain, which began at 4 :'i0 o'clock, jnst as the machines wen* going back on the track aft*r a two hours' recess, impelled ail of the drivers to slow down omewhat. arid the record made at the same rack three weeks ago by a Renault car. ..OTP miiea was not equaled. At the end of .he eighteenth hour <'edrino and Burke were i??ur miles ahctd of the record, hut the necessity for reducing sp *ed spoiled tlw.ir < '.a:.e#-s for breaking tiie record. Zumhit 'ii and 1'arrinse, in the Itala cnr. did s??me .speeding, making up nearly thirty on the tars ahead of them in the last six : ours. The tr.t* . death of L. W. Smelzer. wh?n bis ? ir ran into t!:e fence shortly after ii o k this morning, also hud a deterrent effect on the other drivers, and they were more ? areful than they had been previously. There were no other accidents today, al though sevia.tl of the cars were compelled to withdraw temporarily. IN THE LABUR WORLD STRIKE OF RAILWAY CLERKS AT TOLEDO REPORTED GROWING. TOi.i:i><i. Ohio. September lis.?Tlie strike of r;ii'.wiiy < It: ks is growing. About l,v> in^n ar- itf-w The roa*ls affectt-d are the V.'f .?!(: ? ami l.ak<" Krle. Clover I.eaf, <)l ?< TVntral. Ilo king VaJley. Michigan C^r.tra' ?n?l P<-r<- Marquette. As yet freiglit har.ill^t l.av*- not i>een called out. Th*1 I'.Te Mar i i.'ttf arxl Wheeling have brought In near!> Im men to take the places of the strikers. Lasters Urged to Return to Work. BK'h'KVMN, Mass . September liS ?John F Tobln. national president of the lioot and S: Workers' I'nlon, with which or ganization th>- W. I.. Douglas Company had a working contract, has sent a letter to the striking lasters of that concern urg ing them to return to work and announcing t!.at unless they were back :n their places by Monday morning they would be liable to tine and suspension from the Boot and S; ?e Workers' I'nlon. Th-- strike of men followed the declin ation of the company to recognize an of ti'-ial of the independent organization re cently formed among shoeworkers, which, It Is understood. Is measuring strength wi'h the U"o! and Shoe Workers' I'nion. CONSTANTINE IN JOLIET. Taken Hurriedly to Jail Under Threat of Rescue. t'HU.'A CO. li! September 2S.?Frank J. Cor-tarMn- re ? i.t:y convicted of the mur der of Mrs I.ouise < Jen try, today was hur ried to the prison at Jollet undi-r a heavy guai .1 The sheriff had ter.-n warned tliat an at tempt would be made to rest-ue Constantine fiorn l-'e ? ?uct.v Jill Although Constan tino's i k tt'.irney was out of the <'.tj-. J i.lg.- . igli compelled the assistant at'. ? ? \ t.i t.iki ;> the motion for a new t? ?.iT: ?? iittunn ::t was brief. Judge K.iv an.igh '. .t.i t. motion ai.u immediately l 11.. nt. ? Conatantine was hur r.l to J ?;-1 or. the lirst train. !v ; if Stress! . im today received an Hniiiji: >un 1-ttei from a woman saying t' a 11.>- had been formed to free the !?:: ner, ami that 'he esc ipe of two men f'l.jn t <? j I. last Sumtay was part of a plot to tre. Co: -tni;tine. She declared that one of the ^Liaitis w.t- i party to the plot, and tl ut her 1..isli.mil w.is also a conspirator. She dr. ,ur..t that if the plan to res ue Con r'.i: t:ifrom J ill failed rescue wuiild be HMeii:j !? 1 v Vc was taken to Joliet ^y alt t ? k!nk the tra'n The precipitate move ti t'.i forestalled iny chan.e to attack the train TROOPS REACH CANTON. Guards Ready for President at Mc Kinley Monument Dedication. CANTON Ohio S.-ptember ?.?*.? Canton to ntg- ' assumes a military air. The regular Unit.-d States infantry and cavalry b.-Kan to luriw shortly after noon today to par tlclpate in the McKlnley monument dedica tion ex- rcis- s Monday. A court of honor has Wen erected in the central part of the town through whi'ch the mart !.ln* ( .lumn will pass. After the cere tnoi.y at t e monument Monday afternoon the I'r.-sUlent an.l party will view the in terior of the mausoleum. HALE JURY DISCHARGED. Eight Were for Hanging and One for Acquittal. BRISTOL.. T?nn? September 28. ?The Jury In the case of Ack Hale, who is oharg'-d with the murder of Llllle Davis, a pretty eighteen-year-old Bristol girl. In Bast Mill cemeturjr here March 27 last, failed to agree today, and the jury was discharged It Mood eight for hanging. ttire? f,,r a penitentiary sentence and one Unusual Number of Americans Went Broke Abroad. OUR SOCIETY KEPT BUSY i I ! Over $20,000 Expended in Helping Countrymen Home. PREJUDICE AGAINST NEGROES Steamship Crews Do Not Want Them to Work Their Passage Back. School Teachers Unlucky. Special f:iMe;rram to The Star. LONDON. September Americans in ' London complain that never in their expe i rience abroad have they encountered so many stranded members of their country as during the season which is just coming to a cio.se. During the rush months a veri table army of distressed Americans have i>een lined up at the entrances to the big hotels, steamship offices and other places frequented by Americans and have implored assistance. A large number of these are takers of the worst order, but in the ma jority of cases the applicants are genuinely in need. It speak.- well for the American society that 110 genuine case of distress has been allowed to pass unaided, and a sum ex ceeding has been spent in rendering assistance, an increase of $1,000 over last year. The exact figures of these assisted are Oil. Of this number llfi had their passages paid to the United States, 208 were assisted temporarily, -10 were put in the way of working their passages back, and !>s were found unworthy of assistance and put on the black list. A considerable number of the female ap plicants. w-ho. outnumbered the males, were school teachers who hud underestimated I the expense of a European tour. In sev ? eral instances really wealthy people found | themselves in distress. and were obliged to ? apply to the American society for money enough to send cables, which usually brought remittances. Despite the stories of the overcrowding of steamships, making it impossible to ob tain homeward passage, the American so l ciety says that this year the cases of I Americans stranded for this cause are far | less than in looii. Hard to Handle Negroes. Some of the most difficult cases which the society has assisted have been those of negroes. The officials find that at ports like London. Liverpool and Southampton there is the greatest objection to giving ne groes a chance to work their passages home. The shipping agents say that per sonally they have no color prejudice, but the crews have deve'oped It to a great de gree. and the presence of a negro aboard a vessel sailing from these ports is sure to lead to troubles. At ports like Cardiff no difficulty is encountered on this point, and most of the stranded negroes are sent there Secretary Van Duzer lias not found his rountrymen and women ungrateful, 3; this year nearly of them have repaid money ?dvanoed. The lack of.co-operation among 'lie various American societies abroad has !ed to considerable friction, particularly between Paris and London. It is claimed, that the Paris society Is developing the habit of giving applicants their fare to Loi dun and unloading them on the society here. The officials of the Paris society deny this. Grosvenor at Sea. Before leaving I.ondon on h's way home G- n. Grosvenor of Ohio gave The Star cor respondent a few of his political observa tions. Among other things, he said: "I must confess that I have never been so puzzled to form a judgment as to how mat ters are going to shape themselves. There seems to be a growing opinion that Pres ident Roosevelt will be the next cand date of the republican party for the presidency. I believe that President Roosevelt honestly does not want the nomination. Neverthe less I cannot close my eyes to the truth of Joe Cannon's remark that no man ever re fused such a nomination and no man ever will. ' if T permitted myself to guess I should say that Secretary Taft's prospects are fur and away ahead of those of any other can didate He is a strong anil able man. thor j oughly In sympathy with and capable of continuing Mr. Roosevelt's policy. Hut I whether it is Roosevelt or Taft or any other candidate, there is no question of re publican success at the polls. "While there has in-en more or less finan cial panic, the crops this year have been good and the general prosperity of the j country has not been affected, wh'ch. to my mind, assures republican success. "Or. the democratic side will be Bryan; he Is the only available candidate." Hearst the Impossible. "liow about Hearst?" asked the corre spondent. "He is impossible." said the general, "and furthermore he says he does not want the nomination. Yet there is no doubt that Hearst holds a dominant position in the democratic party, and his opposition would be fatal to any candidate to the nomina tion." "Will Pres dent Roosevelt's tour break the solid south?" Oh. no; not this time. The southerners will have to be licked at least once again before they begin to see the error of their ways and fall into the republican lines. If President Roosevelt we:e the republican cam! date [ believe, however, that Ik? could carry Missouri. Kentucky and Tennessee, In. no other republican canu.date could. The issue of the campaign will be the tar iff. with the republican party in favcr of revision. Revis 011 Is necessary, but it Till not be free trade by any means; It will im ply be a readjustment. There will, of course, be other issues, but campaigns ire usually fought ? on one great platform, and til tariff this time will form that pi it form. The anti trust slogan will undoubt edly be s .unded and while I believe It will be good for the republican 1 rtv. I do not think it will be good for the country. Per sonally I cannot see any great evils whlci the trusts have inflict- i Or the contrary I can See where they h.iv inferred tre mendous benefit. "It is curious in this connection to n jta that while America Is In the throes ot anti trust agitation Germany is do:n* every thing in her power to encourage the forma tion of trusts." PINS JOKES AT DEATH. Question of Removing Pope's Body From St. Peters. Sj>#?i ial Cablefjrara to The Star. ROME, September 2S?Cardinal SatoIIt left Rome today to spend a month in Pe rugia. The cardinal, who Is an arch priest of St. John of Lateran. where the body of Leo XIII is to be buried, told tha correspondent of The Star today that the removal of the pope's body had been post poned indefinitely and that In all probabil ity It would remain In the provisional tomb at St. Peter's for several years. Yet Pope Pius X, in referring to the difficulty or re moving his predecessors remains, said: "When I left Venice for the last time 1 promised my good people there that I would go back to them alive or dead. 1 have broken half the promise already, but In tended to fulfill the other half, and arrange for my burial there. I am afraid, how ever, that I shall have to break the prom ise altogether, as. since it is so difficult to remove the body of a pope from one church to another In Rome, It would be Impossible to remove one from one extremity of Italy to the other." HAZIN6 AT CENTRAL HIGH YOUNG STUDENT EMERGES WITH A FRACTURED WRIST. Alleged That Some "Vpper Classmen" Undertook to Improve William Searight's "Culture." Hazing at the Central High School is said to be till' cause of a fractured wrist, with which William Searight. a freshman at that institution, is suffering at his home. 17.J7 De Sales strict northwest. The injury was received, it Is reported, when an attempt was made last Monday morning in the school yard by some of the second year boys to put Searight "through." When ills wrist became painful the boy went home. Dr. Harvin Custis was sum moned, and it was found that Searight's wrist was badly fractured. According to a statement of the physician. It will be a number of weeks before the freshman will be able to use his hand. The boy has re fused to give any information about the affair. Not Reported to Faculty. The matter was not reported to the fac ulty of the school at th? time, and It is stated the teachers are still uninformed. It is also stated that the physician had to employ the X rays in determining the ex tent of the injury. On account of young Searight's loyalty to his fellow-students in refusing to give the names of the hazers the police have not been asked to make an investigation of the affair, but should they do so later, it is stated, they will have little or no difficulty in proving charg s of assault against a large number of the upper classmen of the school. At the Searight residence last evening it was asked by a Star reporter why the members of the family did not notify the principal of the Central High School, and the reply was that William absolutely re fuses to say a word which woupl lead to the identity of his alleged assailants. In View of this fact they thought It best to allow the matter to drop, as the injury was accomplished, and no one but the boy will have to suffer. It was evident, how ever. that the members of the family are not pleased that such conduct among the students is possible. It is shown, they say, 1 that discovery of hazing is prevented by a code of honor which seals the boys' mouths, regardless of the injury inflicted. They are of the opinion that the faculty of the school should hold a much closer rein upon the students under their control. The injured boy says "that some of the boys did it in a scuffle." His friends de clare that a searching investigation should be made by Principal Wilson of the school and the responsible parties punished. "What Was Coming to Him." Up until last evening, it is stated, the police at headquarters had heard nothing about the affair. From what has been dis closed It is believed young Searight was seized by a number of the larger boys, who had planned several days in advance to give him "just what was coming to him" and an attempt made to improve the fresh man's "culture" along lines laid down by upper classmen. Young Searight is fourteen years of age. He was advanced last year from the eighth grade in the Force School and entered Cen tral High School last Monday. Inquiry among the othe'r students last evening fail ed to elicit any information. It is stated, however, to have been the "rule" among students that the lad who informs upon tlie elder classmen who undertake to "teach him some sense" is a "marked student" thereafter, so far as his popularity among hi* fellows is concerned. This "rule," it is stated, has flourished as a sort of unwritten law of Central High School in past years, but up to this time it is not remembered that hazing was attended by results so serious as befell young Searight. SHOWIRS STOPTHECONTESf WASHINGTON TENNIS PLAYERS WIN IN SINGLES. Special I>i*fiatch to The Star. BALTIMORE, September 2K?The weath er man played a scurvy trick on the Haiti more tennis players this afternoon at the Baltimore Country Club, when he caused the showers to descend just at the time when the local players had an excellent chance to get in sweet revenge by van quishing the Washington players who had defeated them the Saturday previous. The singles ha'd ended with the score six matches to four in Washington's favor. Just as the doubles in which the local men are considered superior to theiT opponents wi re about to begin th ? rain came down in torrents and spoiled everything. The Wash ington men generously declared the match unfinished and refused to take credit for the victory. The feature match of the day was easily that in which Frederick C. Colston defeated Conrad Doyle. ?i?2. 5?7, 8?(!. Colston, in the last set. with the score in sets standing I all and In games 3 to 1 against him, recov- j ered his form and won out. fi??. The close j ness of the tournament was shown in the ! match between J. Craig McLanahan and I Gilbert Kelly. McLanahan had the last and deciding set to deuce, but Kelly took a i brace and won out. If McLanahan, the local man, had won the tourney would have been a tie. The surprise of the afternoon was the defeat of Clifton Brown, in love sets, by Harold Dojie. In the final round of the consolation sin gles in the Baltimore Country Club open tournament C. S. BTown defeated Albert Knapp. After the tournament the visiting players were entertained at a banquet at the club house. The toasts wi re as follows: I "Greetings from the Baltimore associa tion." John S Knsor; "Welcome to the Baltimore Country Club," John W. Frlck; "Fellowship, hands across the Potomac," Gilbert Orosvein r; "Tennis In the south land." John Davidson: "The future of ten nis.'' Ralph Hills: "I'nited we stand." Cal vin Chesnut; "The south in the north." Frederick C. Colston; "Aufwiedersehn," W. Stuart Symington, jr. The scores of the matches were: Franklin tleogehegan, Washington, defeated Campbell Colston. Baltimore. 7 5. 0?1. John Davidson. Washington, defeated W. Stuart Symington. Jr., Baltimore. 0 1. 0? Phillip rake. Washington, defeated Joseph Bowes, Baltimore. 0- o. 0 2. Harold Doyle. Washington. defeated Clifton S. Brown. Baltimore. 0?0. Ci 0. Homer Pels. Washington, defeated J. William Hill. Baltimore. 10 H. r, 2 | lillbert Kelly. Washington, defeated J. Craig Mc I.aiialian. Baltimore, 8? 0. 0?4. 7?5. Frederick Colston. Baltimore, defeated Conrad Doyle. Washington. 6? 2. 5?7. 8? 6. Charles <i. Briv?ke. Baltimore, defeated Ualph Hills. Washington. 7?5. <1?3. Isaur N Ceorre. Baltimore, defeated George Could Lincoln. Washington. 0?2, 0?2. Phillip O. Coffin, Baltimore, defeated Gilbert Grosvenor. Washington. 0?2. 5?7, tl 0. TRUSTS TO BE CONSIDERED. Conference Called by the National Civic Federation. Among President Roosevelt's callers yes terday was Ralph M. Easly. chairman of the executive committee of the National Civic Federation. A conference has been called by the federation to be held In Chi cago. beginning October 22, for the con sideration of trusts and business combi nations, and Mr. Easly discussed with the President the work of the conference. He also called on Secretary Straus of the De partment of Commerce and Labor, who will be represented at the conference by Herbert Knox Smith, commissioner of cor porations. Interstate Commerce Commis sioner E. E. Ctark lias accepted an invi tation to speak at the conference. Mr. Easly says that the governors of forty-two states and territories have named delegates to the conference, and. in addi tion, delegates have been appointed by national labor, agricultural, commercial, shippers', economic and legal organisations of the principal cities of the countiy. S v eral governors and attorneys general of states will participate. Sir Wilfred Laurier Talks on Its Development. FRIENDSHIP FOR AMERICA Feels She Has Been Sacrificed by British Diplomacy. MAKING HER OWN TREATIES Thinks That the Country la Fully Entitled to This Consideration. Received With Cheers. Special Dispatch to The St*r. OTTAWA, Ontario, September 28.?Sid Wilfred Laurler, In addressing the Cana dian Manufacturers' Association tonight, said several things of more than usual In terest to Americans. Touching on Interna tional relationship, he said: ? This Dominion Is no longer obscured and eclipsed by our powerful neighbor, but ap pears In lier own light. The great American sun !s no longer the great attraction to the world. The Canadian orb is now high in the sky, and toward that orb .turn the attention, the Hopes and expectations of the people in other lands who, not being satisfied with their own lot, are seeing fields where they will find full scope for their ambition and their courage." Then along the same lines he said: "We live on a continent where we never think of war (Hear! Hear); we live on a conti nent where we have no standing armies, and we are satisfied, either on the one side of the land or the other, to depend for our defense on a citizen militia. In time of need the blood and treasure of every Canadian would be at the command of Canada, but in time of peace I claim that we should fol low our own instinct." Advances by Canada. Touching on the recent advance made by Canada, in that for the first time she signed one of her own treaties?that with France, lately?the premier handled a del icate subject with the rarest skill when he said: "Up to the present the diplomatic re lations of Canada with other countries on all subjects, in so far as Canada Is con cerned. have been In the hands of the diplo mats of Great Britain. Particularly in re gard to our American relations we have learned by large experience that these diplomatic relations, so long as they have been carried on by British diplomats, are not so successful as we have thought they ought to be. (Cheers.) "We take the record of the diplomats of Great Britain in so far as Canada Is con cerned, and the record Is a record of a rep etition of the sacrifice of Canada Interests. (Cheers.) We have suffered on the Atlan tic; we have suftered on the Pacific; we have suffered on the great lakes; we have suffered wiierever there has been a ques tion discussed between British diplomats and foreign diplomats, and we have come at last to the opinion on this point that in our relations with foreign countries it would be better to attend to our business ourselves. "It has long been the desire, if I mistake not. of the Canadian people that we should be intrusted with the negotiations of our own treaties, especially in regard to com merce. Well, this long-looked-for reform has come to be a lively reality (cheers), as I said to you, without any impairment of our allegiance. The time has come when Canadian interests are intrusted to Cana dians, and just within the last week a treaty has been concluded with France?a treaty which appeals to Canada alone." JEWEL THEFTS TERRORIZE ENGLISH BEAUTIES NOW GO UN ADORN ED?COMPARATIVELY. Special Cablegram to The Star. LONDON. September 2S.?The theft of Lady SuffWd's jewels and another big jewel robbery at the Victoria station have completed the consternation of society women who prize their gems sufficiently now to forego the pleasure of wearing them at country house visit3 rather than run the risk of losing them entirely. Never have so few valuable jewels been worn as at this autumn's balls and dinners. They are securely placed in safes and banks be fore the owner starts on a round of visits. This fear has penetrated even strong minded Americans, for the Duchess of Marlborough's emeralds and the famous Vanderbiit pearls which are her most prized jewels have been placed in safekeeping, and Lady Cunard. whose rubies are the envy of her friends, has foregone the pleas ure of wearing them for the greater pleas ure of knowing that they are secure. The first Important social event in Lon don in the autumn will be the marriage of the popular and pretty American girl, Anne Breese to Lord Alastalr Innes-Ker. Many society people will come to town for the wedding, which will take place on Oc tober 10. Two American girls will be bridesmaids, Jean Reld and Nelly Post, who have been the bride's inseparable companions since the three made their debut together in English society. Very Exclusive Magazine. Mrs. Waldorf Astor has taken a Dipple farmhouse for the autumn shooting sea son. She will have a house party and ex pects to entertain the king, who will be visiting nearby. Mrs. Almerlc Paget came to London Thursday to meet her sister, Dorothy Whitney, who has Just arrived. A magazine novelty will appear in Oc tober. in this publication, the letter press and illustrations will be entirely repro duced by means of lithography. All the literary contents will be written out by hand and the whole printed from stone on hand-made paper. Kdlth Nesbit, whose children's stories are famous In England and America, is managing the publication, and many well-known writers have volun teered contributions, George Bernard Shaw having sent his first attempt at a short story containing the Shaw Idea of heaven. POLISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE. Kosciusko Monument Here to Be Un veiled on May 3, 1910. BALTIMORK, September 28?At the morning session of the Polish National Al liance, in convention here, announcement was made that the monuments being erected in Wasnlngton to Kosciusko and Pulaski will be unveiled May 3. 11)10. By resolution It was decided to adopt the graded assess ment plan proposed by the new by-iaws, and at the same time it was determined that old members who have hitherto had the benefit of the flat rate, shall be as sessed at the rate of the age of each at the time of admission. Favorable action was taken on the pro posal to establish a house In New York, where Polish emigrants may be cared for pending their formal admission to this country. Additional necessary funds for this purpose are to be raised by an assess ment of 1 cent a month on each member for a period of two years. By a similar plan, each member will be assessed 2 cents a month for two years to raise the $J0,W?) necessary to complete the Kosciusko monument in Washington. A committee was appointed to devise plans for raising the funds, additional to the J15.000 now in hand. n"cess'ir.v for th> establishment of a Polish univ?rs ty at Wiikes-liarre, Pa., which was decided upoa. WINE TURNED INTO WATER MOST DISASTROUS FLOODS AF FLICTING THE MIDL Lately Rebellious Province of France Now Prays Assistance From the Government. Special Cablegram to The Star. PARIS. September 28.?The floods which have afflicted the Midi since the middle of the week are reported to be the worst since 18T5S. Much of the harvest. It is said has been ruined. Some workers in the vineyards were caught unawares and obliged to remain for twenty hours on the roofs of such buildings as they could reach. How rapidly the waters rose is in dicated by a report that at one place they reached twelve feet above the nor mal in three hours President Failleres, who started for the south tonight, altered his itinerary so as to visit the flooded districts, where yesterday even some limited trains were unable to proceed and the passengers were obliged to disembark and seek shelter at local hotels. At Montpelller and elsewhere the cafes and all the Important hotels throughout that section came quickly to the rescue and remained open all night. The Midi, which three months ago saw nothing but wine, now sees nothing but water. Hundreds of barrels of what old wine was left on the stock have been washed away. The people who In the sum mer declared themselves independent of ! the government and refused to pay taxes ure already moving to request government aid to tide them over the distress which may follow the loss of part of the vintage. Herault Badly Flooded. Just at this time an echo of the sum mer's distress is resounding In Paris. The deputies from the Midi effectively urged the telephone administration to employ young women from the Midi as operators, using the argument that the Midi com munities are suffering through vlticultural distress. The telephone subscribers In Paris, however, are complaining that al ready a bad service has been made worse through the inability of these Meridloneaux to speak the Paris tongue, owing to their strong accent or to understand the line Parisian intonations. The correspondent of the Temps at Agde, department of the Herault. who obtained a tine view of the flooded valley frojn the spire of the Adge Cathedral, telegraphed today that the country in the vicinity of the Herault river is completely submerged. Only here and there are little Islands and the tops of houses visible, and upon this vast lake rowboats are engaged in the ceaseless work of rescue. By the aid of a pair of field glasses the correspondent saw a boy taken by a boat from a cross at a roadside, representing the crucifixion of Christ, where the lad had ciung for thlrty-slx hours. OLD GRAND DUKE DEAD SON-IN-LAW OF EMPEROR WIL LIAM I PASSES AWAY. MAINAU, September 29.?Frederick I. Grand Duke of Baden, who had been se riously ill with an internal inflammation for several days, died yesterday. He was over eight-one years of age. He married In 1858 Grand Duchesse Louise, daughter 01" William I. Emperor of Germany, and they celebrated their golden wedding last Sep tember. The grand duke wi;l be succeeded by his son Frederick, who was born in 1S38 He is a general In the Prussian army. When the death of the grand duke was communicated to the court officials the flag over the castle was half-masted, and the tolling of the chapel bell announced the news to those on the Island of Mainau. in Lal.e Constance, on which stands the castle where the grand duke died. After the body had been prepared for burial it was placed on a bed strewn with flowers, with a crucifix standing on a table at the head of the bed. although the grand duke was a Protestant. The body will b3 taken to Karlsruhe, the capital of the grand duchy, Monday evening, but other wise the funeral arrangements have not yet been announced. Chariemagne Tower, the American am bassador to Germany, who is now at Baden Baden. will represent the United States at the funeral. When the news of the death of the grand duke was telegraphed to Karlsruhe arrangements were immediately made for the administration of the grand duchy to be taken over by the new Grand Duke Fred erick. TO VISIT WASHINGTON MANY DELEGATES ARRIVE FROM EUROPE FOR COTTON MEETING. Special -Dispatch to The Stnr. NEW YORK. September 2S.?Among the passengers who arrived today on board the steamship Campania from Liverpool and Queenstown were seventy delegates to the cotton convention to be held next month at. Atlanta, Ga. These delegates represent the cotton man ufacturers of all the European countries. The president of the delegates is C. W. Macara of Manchester. Delegates of sev eral countries have been seen by the rulers of the different countries and many have visited prominent places inGermany, France and England. After the convention at Atlanta the dele gates will make a tour of the cotton belt, stopping at New Orleans and Mobile. Later they will vi'slt Washington and will be re ceived by President Roosevelt. Mr. Macara said that much good had re sulted from the previous cotton conven tions. One of the chief things which the spinners and growers of cotton have in view at the present time is the routing of the speculators in cotton- On this subject Mr. Macara said: Burden of Speculation. "The burden imposed and the disastrous influence of the operation of these specula tors upon all who are legitimately con cerned in the progress of the industry can not be exaggerated. It has led to the dis location of business, to the stopping of mflls and to the ruin of many, including not a few of the speculators themselves. "To such lengths has this extended that the need for a world-wide organization to combat the operations of the speculators was brought home to Europe four years ago." Mr. Macara sai'd the English spinners are so awakened by the matter that over one hundred English spinners haw come to at tend the convention, part of them having arrived yesterday on the steamer Baltic. Motor Car Company Elects Officers. A meeting of the new hoard of directors of the Carter Motor Car Corporation was held in the offices of the company in the Munsey building last Friday and the fol lowing officers were chosen for the en suing year: A Gary Carter, president; W. D. Arrison, first vice president and assistant general manager: W. E. Berry, second vice president; Ethelbert Baler, third vice president; Maj. George E. Pickett, fourth vice president; Frank L. Carter, treasurer and general manager; W. Shirley Carter, secretary and assist ant treasurer, and J. E. Welsh, assistant secretary. The board decided to hurry the com pletion of the eastern factory at Hyatts ville, Md. Capt. Henry's Return. Capt. Guy V. Henry. 12th Cavalry, -vho has just concluded a year's instruction at the French School of Equitation at Saunur, has reported to Gen. Bell, chief of stiff, for further orders. Maryland Governor to Try for the Senatorship. FIRST POSITIVE STATEMENT Lively Contest in Democratic Party Promised. REPUBLICANS ENJOY SITUATION Anticipate Scoring Some Victories in Strained Relations iD Their Ad versaries' Ranks. Special Correspondence of The Star. Baltimore, m<j., September us, ioc.t I will be a candidate In the primaries for the United States Senate.*' said itov. Edwin W arfield to The Star correspondent this afternoon. "I shall stand squarely upon my r-cord as chief executive of Mary land and have no apologies to make for any of my acts during the past four years. My sole aim has been to give the state a good administration and I have endeavored to be governor of all the people and hav>- shaped my course so as to act for the beneilt of all the people of this grand old state." In reply to a query "from The Star corre spondent regarding the Poe amendment. Gov. \\ arfield said: "I opposed the amend ment two years ugo and stand opposed To such an amendment today. I do not be lieve in placing the power in the hands of any election official to decide a man's right to vote. If there is a qualification let it be distinctly stated in the constitution of the state." Governor," said The Star correspondent, "will not tlie democrats, in view of the ex cellent administration you have given the state, find some trouble in explaining dur ing the campaign why you were not hon ored with a renomination ?" reply to that question." said Gov. \Varfield. "I will say this: I was not a candidate and would not have accepted a renomination under any circumstances. I had an ambition to be governor of Mary land and that ambition was achieved. I made the primary campaign alone and did not seek the assistance of the party organl zat.on. I shall make my campaign for the Senate along the same lines. I,f I am elect ed to the Senate I shall endeavor to set a high standard; if I am defeated I feel that my political record will not suffer. I am wi.ling to abide by the decision of the sov ereign voters of Maryland." Has Big Fight Ahead. This announcement by Gov. Warfleld Is the first positive statement made by him regarding his candidacy for the Senate and the lines upon which he will make his cam paign. If the governor wins out it will be one of the most remarkable political vic tories in history. Arrayed against War field in a solid phalanx is the regular or ganization. and the "old guard" will go to any extreme to defeat him in his senatorial ambitions. An Incident of the opening of the campaign at E.kton this week demon strated how bitter is the feeling against tiie governor 1Y1 "old guard" circles. Repre sentative Talbott, who was on the program for a speech, took occasion in the course of his remarks to call attention to the fact that he had never scratched a party ticket 'if "ever broken a party pledge." Gov. Warheid was present at this meeting and when the reference to "broken party pledge was made all eyes were turned upon mm. It was realized that Talbott was rapping the governor for his stand on the Poe the aPP'auso that greeted this knock from the 'Vasy boss of Balti more county" was tremendous. This lncl serves to show what a great tight fifth c*'" have in t,!e Primary campaign I most '?e"a,e' and stamPs the governor as in ?fV?'lra,^US man to mak'' '-he fight ing odds * apparently overwhe'.-m Republicans Are Jubilant The strained relations between the "old guard" and Gov. Warfleld Is causing much jubilation among the republicans. And for good reason. The independents will follow Warfield in the senatorial primary to a man. and In view of existing conditions it is but reasonable to suppose that these same men, who for years have opposed the democratic machine, will vote for War fleld for the Senate and the peerless candi date. George R. Gaither, for governor The democratic organization leaders In their aim to defeat Warfleld are blind to the real ?n ? i!?v f. "y IoS? 8lght of th" fa' t that n fighting tin- governor they are jeopardiz es? the chance;; of their state ticket. George Gaither s speee.i of acceptance, as forecast E'F?hWETt cam Corporations Are Satisfied. In a chat with one of the heads of the largest public utility corporations In the state. The Star correspondent learned that the corporations will not oppose Gaither This gentleman said: "Mr. Galther's refer ence to control of public utility corpora tions is perfectly satisfactory. He has pro nounced that we shall get a square deal' and that is all the pledge we want In t'>e coming campaign, despite the claims made by a partisan press, we will be hands off .et the campaign progress on its merits and may the best man wi"n." Had not th" public utility corporations reached an agreement to fight Gaither in the event that he set tip a certain propa ganda against them?" asked The Star cor respondent. "That is a leading question." r -plied the gentleman. "I feel that I have a right to refuse to answer such a question. But I shall not do so under existing circum stances. Had Reached Agreement. "It is our business to protect those who have invested thciT money in our respective lines of business. You will concede that. Therefore, when Gaither was chosen as the standard bearer by the republicans we nat urally wanted to Ifnnw how far his state control of public utility corporations would be pushed. We did hold a meeting and de cided to wait until we had heard his speech of acceptance. We are now satisfied that the corporations have nothing to fear i'n the way of unjust legislation. We know George R. Gaither to be a man of his word, and feel confident that we will get a square deal In any measure that may come before him should he be elected gov-rnor of Maryland. Not one dollar will we spend In the campaign. We are, I say again hands off." Mahool's Appointments. The democratic city leaders, those men who followed Mahon in the city primaries, are up in arms agartist Mayor Mahool since the appointment of heads of the municipal departments were announced this week. "Sonny Mahon. who demonstrated conclu sively two weeks ago that he was the real political boss of Baltimore, received a most luscious "lemon" In the distribution of "plums." The only man that opposed Ma hon In the primaries throughout the city was Frank Brown, the former governor, who received the only really big job within the mayor's gift?that of city collector, a position netting JIO.OUO to il5,<)00 a year and a large bunch of appointments. The ward leaders who had lined up behind Mahon are dead sore. Many of them free.y assert that they will take no active part in the fall campaign; that they only lose money and their only reward for party services is the cold shoulder when appointments are made. Mahon, be It said to his credit, who contributed largely to Mahool's campaign fund and naturally expected some consid oration at the hands of the mayor, will net ?u!k In the sta'e campaign and will work to elect the ticket which hi- nominated .">? p tember lrt. Should he bo sn,',sf-il t :? will be a reckoning In a nutshell, thre aro Interesting dcvnlpments coming o far us the democrats in state and cfly are . . i cerned. J. M I > ROCKVILLE' MAD DOGS ANIMAL CHASED INTO A KITCH EN AND KILLED. 5;?eri?l <Vrresj?.?n<len<-o nf The M.ir ROCKVILLE. M.l S? pt ember I'll? Rockville had a mad-dog s .ire Hits morn ing. An anlm.ij foan. n? it the mouth and showing other signs of rabies made his ap pearance In town but did no damage A numbor of young men, armed with revolv ers and other weapons, were soon in pur sult. The il >g took refuge in iho kitchen .if I the home of Mr. Thomas I' Groomes. where he was killed by a bullet from the revolt r , of one of his pursuers. The supervisors of elections mot here to day and mil' final arrangements for th.i work of the officers of registration, who** days of sittings are October 1 and 8 for registration, and October 15 for revision. The registrars for the various districts ap peared and secured the registration books and other paraphernal! i necessary for their work. As both the democrats and repub licans iiave been unusually a. tive In pre paring for the work of registration this time, tiie indications are that the officers of registration will have considerable mora work than usual. Mr. Curtis Dangler, aged sixty-six years, died yest'.-rdav afternoon at the home of hla daughter-in-law. Mrs. l,.zzic Dangler, near Great Kalis, this county, lie had been ill a long wiille of an affection of the lungs ai d his death was not unexpected. Mr Dangler formerly r- sided In Washington and was the last of a large family. The funeral took place tills afternoon from the M. M Church at Potomac, the services being conducted by Rev. Thomas 11. Campbell, pastor of tha Rockville Baptist Church. Invasion by Pool Player. The pool tournament which has been In progress at the Montgomery Country Club for the past three weeks is growing to a close and much interest is being manifested in the outcome. The contest for llrst hon ors has resolved Itself into one between Messrs. George Allnutt. Ralph E. Jones and John Brewer. Allnutt is In the lead with seven victories and two defeats and Jonei and Brewer are tied for second place, ea><? having won six and lost three games. There are eigi.L other contestants. It is thought the tournament will close Monday evening. Frank Sherman of Washington visited the Country Club last evening and gave an ex hibition of pool playing. He later engaged In a game with James Veirs, the local sharp, and defeated him by a score of 200 to 101>. Mr. Ray Pearman, aged twenty-two, and Miss Madeline Chamberlain, aged nineteen, both of Richmond, Va.. visited Rockville yesterday afternoon and went nuietly mar ried by Rev. 9. R. White of the Baptist Church, the ceremony being performed at the minister's home. The same minister officiated at the mar riage here yesterday afternoon of M!s? Pauline Chrlstman and Mr. Thomas Glea> son, young Washingtoiiians, at his home. At this week's session of the orphans' court Charles J. Lyddano ar.d Charles R. Kengla, executors of Thomas Lyddane, passed tlielr final account and made distri bution, and Alexander Muncaster. adminis trator of Harriet E. Muncaster. tiled invent ory of personal estate of deceased and wa? granted an order of sale. Mr. Robert T. Mulllnlx of Damasous dis trict has been appointed a Justice of the peace by Gov. Warfleld, and his commission lias been received by the clerk of the cir cuit court. Mrs. Mary A. Green has sold to Mr. Harry G. Poss her house and Jot adjoining the Rockville High School, the consideration be ing $3,100. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford H. Robertson and little son left today for Wlldwood, N. J., where they will spend about a week visit ing relatives. JAPANESE DROPPING GERMAN. Preference Now Shown for the Study of English. Special Cablegram to The Star TOKIO. September 28.?The newspapers here comment on the fact that the study of the German language in Japan has gone largely out of fashion In recent years. They base this conclusion on the returns of the Language School In Toklo. It appears that at the first graduation ceremony of that institution, In July, l'JOQ. the languages which had been most studied were English, Chinese, German and Rus sian, in that order. Three other language* had been taught, namely, French, SpanlsH and Korean, but there were only three graduates in each. At that time Germany stood third upon the list. Two years later. In 1H02, the number of graduates in Eng lish had doubled, those In French had in creased by 000 per cent (that Is to say, from three to eighteen), and those In Chinese had undergone- a diminution, while nothing was said about the graduates la German. In 1904 and 11103 the graduates la Chinese had more than doubled, those In English had markedly diminished, and all the rest had increased more or less In the order of the returns for luoO. This year the figures were: English. !0j Chinese. 27; Russian, 21; French, 20; .Span ish. 15>; Korean. 10; German, l.'i. and Ital ian. 4. It will thus bo seen that Germany has fallen off from third place to Seventh. The reason assigned by the Japanese news papers is that German no longer attracts practical students, but commends Itself only to those who contemplate the learned professions. DCEAN STEAMSHIP MOVEMENTS. BW YORK, September 28.- Arrived; Steamer Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, from Hamburg, for New York, south of Fire Island at 2:.'i4 a.m. NEW YORK, September 2"S.?Arrived: Steamer Calabria. Marseille. Naples, etc GIBRALTAR, September 28.?Passed: Steamer Germania, New York for Naples, Etc. FATAL September 28.?Passed: steamer Neapolitan Prince. New Yoik for St. Mi chaels, Naples, etc. SOUTHAMPTON. September 28.? Arrived: teamer Philadelphia, New York via Ply mouth and Cherbourg. HONGKONG. September 2* ?Sailed: 3teamer Empress of China. Vancouver via Yokohama and Hiogo. ROTTERDAM, September 2S?Sailed! Steamer Potsdam. New York via Boulogne. LONDON, September 28.?Sailed; St'amer VIesaba, New York. NEW YORK, Sopteml>er""~28~Arrlve<n Steamers San Giorgio, Palermo; Peninsular, Lisbon; Francesea, Trieste, etc. Sailed: Steamers Vaderland, Antwerp via Oover; St. Paul, Southampton via Ply mouth and Cherbourg; Pennsylvania, Ham burg via Plymouth and Cherbourg; Mln-, leapolis, London; Umbrla, Liverpool via Jueenstown, St. Laurent. Havre. BOSTON, September 28.?Arrived Steam ers Badenia, Hamburg; Georgian, London. LIVERPOOL. September 2S.-Arrived: Steamer Victorian, New Y'ork NAPLES. September -Arrived pre viously: Steamer Ultonia, New Y'ork fo# Trieste. LONDON, September 28.?Arrived: Steam ?r Ontarian, Montreal. PLYMOUTH. September 28.?Arrivedi Steamer llitladelphla. New Y'ork for Cher >ourg and Southampton. MOJI. September 28.?Sailed: Steamer Tiberius, San Francisco. SOUTHAMPTON, September 28 -Salledl Steamer St. Louis, New Y'ork via Cher >ourg. NAPLES. September 23.? Arrived: Steam ir Nord America, New York via Genoa. CHERBOURG. September 27?Sailed: Steamer Bluecher (from Hamburg) and louthampton. New York. LIVERPOOL. September 28.?Sailed: iteamer Etrurla. New Y'ork via Queens own. ANTWERP. September 28.?Sailed: Steam r Zeeland, New York via Dover HAVRE, September 28.?Saileii Steamers .a Provence, New York, La Gas ogne. m fork.