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Dutch! We give 60 lbs. to the bushel and 15 lbs. to the peck ?better than heap ing measure. Portcrhouse^Stcak, Sirloin Steak, lt>..i7;^c Round Steak, lb..i6c Boston Steak, lb..20c Hamburger Steak, Chuck Roast, lb.. .I2j4c Clod Roast, whole, lb I2j^C Boneless.Pot Roast, Breakfast Bacon, sliced,, lb Pure Lard, Open KettlevRendered, Old Dutch Market, ? 930 La. ave. n.w. 14th and U sts. n.w 8th and E sts. s.e. 31st and M sts. n.w. 7th and Q sts. n.w. 1 iii H st. n.e. 1632 N. Capitol st. 3418 Ga. ave. n.w. TEMPLE OF BAHAISK. Money Saving Specials FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. Prtatoe Another carload of these Choice Quality Potatoes will be on sale to morrow at all our stores. Wealthy Bostonian Willing to Help Pay for Construction. HOSTOK. September 2.?A wealthy 't-aident of this city is willing to con -ributo largely toward a fund for the erection of a temple of Bahalsm, the Persian cujt which Abdul Baha. a learned and venerable appearing ori ental. has boon expounding here of late. Baha will return to Boston soon from a Canadian tour. He will then con sider plans for establishing a temple, it is said. Rshalsm was introduced In the United States at the world's fair in Chicago. It was founded by Baha O'llah. father nf Abdul Baha. Since that time sev eral Bahalst assemblies have been or ganized In the larger American cities, but Abdul Baha had never been in the I'nited States before ne came here in May. Tie Boston follower* of Bahaism are mixioue to have a temple. It is de ? Is red that the movement fcjis aroused wider and more permanent interest in I'.Aston than In any other city in the new world. The authorities at Hagerstown. Md.. received information that Phinean O. < iiles, who has been wanted at Hagers town, Bedford, Altoona and Hunting don on the charge of passing forged . hecks, has been arrested at Hunting don. mim mdsmtal me yields Place-Good Samaritan's Hospital ia Do wson i ity, Tuhon Territory, Alaska. Pattest?G. A. Hatch, a buaiDees man of Dawson. . Case? TWabete#, bettered to he Iscnrable the n?rl4 o?er. PniCiKmU?Hopeles*. not only N-cans* phrai ? iana consider it ao. hat the condition of the pa foul was *o eitreme that death waa belleYcd io be not far awa.v. A friend of Hatch's by the name of E. S. Htrait, auctioneer of Dawson. beard about his plight, and called upon him. Strait told Hatch ? hat Ave rears a so he wss la the same fix and Meat to California for Fulton's Diabetic Com pound and recovered sad to tnsnre hla health he keeps It on band. He told Hatch that he would loan htm same until man could N> had frsaa Sua Pranelaeo. To tbs aorprtse of T>r. Cato, who haa charge of the hospital, and ? he nurses, and his friend#. Hatch made a r^-orerr. Instead of being in hla grave aa the hospital authorities predicted, four montha later fonnd him on a tiait to hla old home in Portland, Maine. Jan. O'Donnell'a drug store is loesl sgent. Ask for psmphtet or send to Jae. J. Fulton Co., &SA Fraadaeo, Oil. TRUCKS IN PARADE Hundreds of Machines Wind Through Streets. LINE TWO MILES LONG All Sorts of Commercial Motor Cars Participate and Large Crowds Are Attracted. The automobile of the truck and com mercial variety had its Inning today. Starting from S< ott Circle promptly at 1 o'clock this afternoon, a line of 300 machines, extending a distance of two miles, wound its way through many streets, <lown the Avenue and back to Scott Circle. The parade?a part of the Labor day celebration?was the center of attraction in the downtown district this afternoon, and the streets along the route were thronged with people. Labor day is most appropriate for a parade of the gasoline and electric steeds that work. In the line almost every type of machine was represented?from small ones, which make noise and smell, to high-powered machines -with noiseless movement. Many of the trucks, which on ordinary days convey various kinds of merchandise around the city, today were gaudily decorated with flowers and bunting. Motorists Watch Parade. Snorting around these steel work "horses" were a few pedigreed "steeds" carrying marshals and various officials. Many motorists watched the parade As any commercial car was eligible to enter, there were several taxicabs and sight-seeing cars In line. The route was from Scott Circle down 16th to K street, to Washington Circle, to Pennsylvania avenue, to Peace Monument, to 1st street, to Indiana avenue, to Louisiana avenue, to Penn sylvania avenue, to 16th street, ending at Scott Circle. A platoon of bicycle policemen, under command of Sergt. Wilson, led the pa rade. Grand Marshal E. H. Johnson was in supreme command, with Jesse Cook as his chief aid. The six divisions were in command of Marshals E. H. Habersham, Raphael Semmes, J. S. Larcombe, jr., G. R. Cowle, Elliott Hough and J. II. Pilling. Lawmakers Act as Judges. The judges were Representative A. W. Lafferty of Oregon, Representative C. C. Carlin of Virginia, John Barrett, director of the Pan-American Union; Frank P. Milburn, architect, and Mel vin C. Hazen, District surveyor. Early this morning the lines began to form at Scott Circle, and Marshals Edward Pagel, S. A. Luttrell and Au gust Brill gave the preliminary in structions. An enjoyable part of the program was a band concert of popular airs, given this morning an hour before the parade started, on Pennsylvania avenue near 14th street. Sol Minster directed the musicians. Attractively Decorated. The band in the parade rode in two large sight-seeing automobiles. Among the most attractively decorated cars in the pageant were those of Gude Brothers, florists, and the Dutch market. Thp automobile of the former was covered with flowers artistically arranged. The Dutch market had the symbolic Dutch windmill on the top and also had many flowers. The Chesapeake and Potomac Tele phone Company had two large trucks. In one was a girl at the switchboard and all of the apparatus that goes to make up a complete telephone exchange. In the other was equipment of all kinds, including telephone poles and telephones of every description. Both *:ars were decorated with flags. E. F. Droop & Sons Co. had a good sixed music store on wheels, and the car was adorned with flags. The Ross lyn Supply Company had a truck drawing two wagons. One wagon had as passengers two mules. On the side of the truck was written in large let ters "We Lose Our Jobs." The second wagon was filled with laborers. Boses Frozen in Ice. Probably the most comfortable driver In the parade was the man in the American Ice Company car. Directly behind him were hundreds of pouads of ice in large blocks. In some of the blocks large bunches of roses had been frozen. The sides of the truck were ornamented with flags and eagles. Ornamental ice hooks were placed on the sides. The name of the company in red letters was written on the blocks of ice. An Interesting feature was the entry from College Park, a large automobile ambulance, filled with soldiers. This ambulance had an aeroplane in tow. The Washington Gas Light Company had two complete kitchens with gas stove equipment and incidentally had cooks on board ready to serve a meal. W. B. Moses & Sons' cars were undecorated, but attracted attention by their number and various sizes. The?e machines varied In size from the smallest delivery wagons to mammoth furniture vans. Both the Adams and the United States Express companies were well represented in line with electric trucks, as was the govern ment printing office. House Upon Wheels. George M. Barker, a lumberman, had a complete house on wheels, with occu pants looking from the windpws. The house might be termed a colonial bunga low. Out of each window was hung a box of flowers. Loeffler sausago trucks were occupied by numerous marketmen in white caps and uniforms, and sausages were cooked en route on a gas stove. The Calvert Company had a well decorated car, made conspicuous by an enormous rooster rid ing on the top. Many other cars were attractively dacorated, and despite the fact that bunting and flags made up the bulk of the decorations much individ uality of design was shown. LABOR IS SUSPENDED (Continued from First Page.) Rainier, and his costume was gorgeous in the extreme. The parade was reviewed at the carnival grounds by the officials of the town and the judges, and the key of the town was turned over to King Carnival. The carnival, which is to last throughout the week, will be offi cially opened at 7 o'clock tills evening, when Representative Parran of Mary land will deliver an address. KNIGHTS "BREAK LANCES." Tournament One of Features of Church Outing at Oxon Hill. A tournament under the auspices of St. Ignatious' and St. Teresa's churches, which Is being held at the base ball grounds near Oxon Hill. Md., is one of the novelties provided of the Labor day celebration. In addition to the tournament a base ball game is to be played this afternoon, and the proceeds are to ba used to further the work beinff done there. Prizes offlO, 17, $5 and |3 will be awarded to the successful knights. This evening the grand ball will be held, at which time the queen of love and beauty will be crowned, and Repre sentative Thomas E. Parran will speak. The committee in charge of the cele bration is as follows: Benjamin Randall, chairman; Adam A. Weschler, J. Henry, Klrby, James A. Heiskell, Otto Rupert, G. H. Shannon, Leonard Gibbons, Eman uel Fowler, E. F. Deyer, S. B. Cox* James Flaherty, R. J. B. Delozler. J. C. Mattfngly, Clement Brook, J. F\ Mattlng ly, Thomas Dennlson, Robert Dement, Samuel Rowe. Clarence Mattingly, J. J. McNey, Henry B. Mattingly, Elmer Cox. William T. Buckner, Bernard Cox and J. L. HeiskelL WATER STEEET QUITS WOES. Business Hen Along River Clow Places for the Bay. Labor day is being generally observed by the business houses along Water street Host of the merchants closed their doors Saturday evening not to reopen them until tomorrow morning. Those Arms which opened their offices this morning closed before noon, and In most instances only the heads of the Arms were on hand to look after the business that had to be transacted. The steamers running to the nearby resorts on the river were well patronized. The Colonial Beach boat was well filled when she left here this morning. The Macalester carried a large throng to Mar shall Hall and will take another large crowd this afternoon and tonight. The steamer Angler has carried large crowds to the colored resorts on all her trips. Of all the big .fleet of pleasure craft that use the anchorages in the harbor and on the Eastern branch, nine-tenths are down river with pleasure parties aboard and will not return home until to night or early tomorrow morning. "LABOR" TEXT OF PASTORS. Sermons on Subject Delivered in Number of Churches. A number of sermons on "Labor" were preached in Washington churches yester day. Rev. Dr. J. Lewis Hartsock, pastor of the Union Methodist Church of New York and son of the late Rev. Dr. Hart sock, former pastor of Metropolitan Methodist Church, preached in Foundry Church. "It is well enough," he said to preach a personal gospel, but we must preach a social gospel. To save a man is important, but we must redeem his conditions. The church that does not love and seek the toilers does not know its Master's Spirit and shall fall in its mission to the nation and the age." Rev. John E. Briggs, preached in the Fifth Baptist Church; Rev. Dr. Frizzell in Ingram Memorial Church; Rev. C. H. Butler. Columbia Heights Lutheran Church; Rev. Henry E. Brundage in Eck ington Presbyterian Church and Bev. Charles E. Fultz in Memorial United Brethren Church. OPPOSE DEATH PLEA Washington Physicians Give Views on Mrs. Harris' Case. HOPE WHILE LIFE LASTS "Legalized Murder" Dangerous, Say Capital Doctors. "While there's life, there's hope." With this old adage, a prominent physi cian of this city today summed up his opposition to legalized euthanasia. The letter of Mrs. Sarah Harris, published in New York, in which the helpless and hopeless paralytic urges that a way be found to put an end to the sufferings of incurable patients, has created much in terest not only among physicians of Washington, but also among the laity. Mrs. Harris lies In her bed at the Au dubon Sanitarium, New York, where Dr. Henry W. Lloyd, the superintendent, says she may lie for the next ten or twenty years. She is unwavering in her belief that a way should be found to be "as merciful to us as to the animal that has been mortally wounded or is helpless from disease." Dr. Simon Baruch of New York has come forward in support of Mrs. Harris' plea. But the physicians of Washington, interviewed by The Star, announced themselves as unalterably opposed to such a plan. Physicians Are Opposed. "I have never heard of a reputable phy sician who favored the killing of incur able patients," said Dr. W. C. Woodward, the District health officer. "Ours would be a poor state of civilization, Indeed, if we were not able and willing to care for those who are not able to care for themselves, as in the case of the incurably sick or crippled." "But, doctor, wouldn't the incurable be much happier dead, in many instances?" was asked. "Perhaps so," was the reply, "but that is a question that has been asked since the beginning of time, and no one has given a successful answer to it yet. If you find any one who can answer that Ques tion, please let me know." Dr. Woodward said that if the law per mitted the putting to death of Incurable patients it might be in efTect legalized murder. "When a ^rime is committed today a courtand jury try the man accused of the crime, and if it finds him guilty he is sofnetlmcs sentenced to death?which is legalized murder after a manner of speaking. In some cases these sentences have ben commuted to llf^ imprisonment, and it has been discovered that the man sentenced was, after all, innocent. It is to be supposed, therefore, that many of the men who go to the chair or scaffold are also innocent. This same thing might happen repeatedly in the case of sentenc ing to death supposedly incurable pa tients. "If such a law were enacted, it would necessarily provide for a regular Jury trial in court of patients alleged to be incurable. Any other method would be far too dangerous to society, and might admit of all kinds of crimes against the helpless. I do not think that tho courts would be overworked, even if such a law were enacted. For I do not think that you would find many persona, sick or otherwise, who were anxious to die." Incurables Cheerful. Out at the Home for Incurables, where are housed today sixty-two pa tients, hopelessly ill or crippled, rang ing in age from six to ninety-two years, not a single patient was found who wished to die. In fact, the superin tendent. Miss Campbell, said they were a most cheerful lot of people, who much preferred their life than the grave. "If any one of them gets sick sud denly there is a great outcry against possible death," said the superintend ent. "Of course, the Home for Incura bles is a most cheerful kind of place, and it has the reputation of being cheerful, but I never saw an Incurable patient who did not wish to go on liv ing. The example of fortitude and cheerfulness which is set the well and normal by the incurable patients out hero is little short of marvelous." No Standard for Action. A well known physician who has his office at the Burlington apartment boose, and who did not wish to be Quoted, said that he was absolutely opposed to any law which would permit the physicians or any one else to put to death Incurable patients. "In the first place, there is absolutely no standard for such action," he said. "Who is to judge whether a patient is in curable? There have been many mar velous curesi after' the patient has been given up by attending physicians. "The enactment of such a law would open up a wide field for criminals. In the case of the insane, where cure is practically out of the question, we would have no right to act upon the wish of a person who was not mentally competent to express such a wish, or any kind of a wish. The ipsane cannot answer for themselves, and certainly the law would never attempt to give the guardian of an insane person the right to say whether that person should bo killed." At the Government Hospital for the In sane it was said that the great difficulty WOODWARD ?& LOTHROP i + Now York?WASHINGTON?-Paris. September Furniture Sale Prices Permit Unusual Savings. THIS SALE OFFERS A MULTITUDE OF SPLENDID OPPORTUNITIES TO BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME. ; CRjVCv OW, at the beginning of our Ninth Annual September Furniture Sale, we JJ fa submit the most extensive and altogether satisfactory collection of Furni ture it has ever been our privileg; to show to the deserving judgment and inspection of the women of Washington and our patrons generally. Furniture of first quality, most of it newly made and newly received in our store. Many of the pieces are exclusive and without duplicate, a feature which in itself is well worth critical attention. We began preparations for this sale months ago, and as a result we had ample time for gather ing, inspecting, planning and finally securing just what we wanted, made *9 we demanded and in ac cordance with our ideas of quality and workmanship. You now derive the benefits which accrue from such supervision, and which are given two-fold importance by the low prices now prevailing. This sale is a perfect illustration of our idea of service to patrons, procuring the best, excluding all unnecessary costs in production, affording almost unlimited assortments from which to make se lection, and marking at the lowest selling prices. A good piece of Furniture will render practically unlimited service?and is a home investment that every one takes pride in. We note examples of the savings now possible: Oak Dining Chairs, leather seat and back; golden oak and early English finishes. $3.95 each. Value, $5. WOODWARD & LOTHROP New York?WASHINGTON?Paris. Quartered Golden Oak Buffets,# colonial de sign, as illustrated. $38.75 each. Value, $50.4 Fumed Oak Mission Rockers, durably con structed, spring leather seat. $7.75 each. Value, $10.4 Solid Mahogany Bedroom Rockers, panne! plush seat. $9.75 each. Value, $18.4 Mahogany Desk Chairs, panne plush seats. $6.00 each. Value, Box Couches, green denim covering?cedar ining and double stay spring. $115.75 each. Value, $20.< Solid Mahogany Parlor Tables, excellent de sign. $7.50 each. Value, $110.00. Quartered Golden Oak Dining Chairs, slip leather seat. $2.50 each. Value, $3.50. Sixth and Seventh floor*. Mahogany Top Dining Tables, claw feet; 48-inch top. $33.50 each. Value, $40j Solid Mahogany Library Tables, plain de sign. $13.50 each* Value, $18.50. Solid Quartered Oak Dining Room Tables, 54-inch top. $33.50 each. Value, $40.00* Solid Oak Dining Chairs, golden oak finish; best leather seat. $3.95 each. Value, $6.00* Mahogany Bedroom Chairs, handsome carved posts; leather seat. $10.00 each. Value, $20; Solid Quartered Oak Dining Room Tables, 8 ft. size, 54-inch top. $31*50 each. Value, $38.00. Solid Mahogany Bedroom Rockers, rush seats. $10.00 each* Value, $18*00. Mahogany Dressers; colonial design. $24.75 each. Value, $30.00. Same in Circassian Walnut. $27.50 each. Value, $35*00* Mahogany Chiffoniers, colonial design. $23.50 each. Value, $28.00. Circassian Walnut Chiffoniers, colonial de $27.00 each. Value, $35.4 sign. Solid Mahogany Rockers, panne plush up holstering. $10.00 each. Value, $20.< New and Authentic Fall Models in Our Army and Navy Tailored Suits. E now have on display our first assortment of these fa mous suits, which in the past two seasons have estab lished an enviable reputation. Women know their dis tinctiveness, their originality of model and the ex cellence of their designing and tailoring. These suits have ail in dividuality all their own, and the workmanship cannot be sur passed in any respect. "Army and Navv" Serge Suits arc shown here exclusively, and they are in navy blue and black only?the prestige of these twi colors is already assured great popularity this season for all occa sions and especially for street and outdoor wear generally. These suits are strictly tailored?the points that mark them a* such are decisive and dignified, expressive of the cleverest ideas of fashion. The coats can l>e had in 28 or 32 inch lengths with \uodi fied cutaway front or straight front: one or two piece barks, hand turned collars and revers finished with hand-embroidered crow's feet. The newest and best styles in skirts are shown. Sizes 14 to 46. These suits can be obtained in all qualities of broadcloth and serge and in all colors, making possible the securing of ready-to wear highest grade tailored garments at a moderate cost. A value that has no superior at $35.f Third floor. O at. Women's New Fall Suits Specially Priced at $ 118.75. N advance season value that serves to illustrate our broad policy in providing values for women at a time that it is conceded difficult to secure the new styles at regular price?. These suits bring the confirmed styles to you in the most pleasing forms for all practical service. Fashioned of navy blue and black men's serge in a sturdy at tractive weave, ideal in texture and resisting to service. Modified cutaway and straight front coats bound with tailors' silk braid; several models in skirts that will please all tastes. We placed our order for these suits several months ago, and succeeded in getting this concession only upon agreeing to use a specified quantity. Special price $118.75. Regular price $25.00. Third floor. O at. Messaline Satin Waists in Approved New Modes. ^fW^vEFRESHINGLY new and smart are the modes we now y present in Messaline Satin Waists, giving the first hint of ^ what fashion has promised for the coming season. S??me have braided net yoke and cuffs, others are plain, all have long sleeves and high neck and button front or back. Shown in navy, brown, black, taupe and broken striped effects. nurd floor, c at. $5.00 and $5.75 each. New Hand-embroidered Cotton Voile Waists. AINTY Cotton Voile Waists that define accurately and with pleasing newness the latest style tendencies for fall, beautifully hand-embroidered in grape and rose pattern and trimmed with linen lace. Made with long sleeves and finished with new Robespierre collar, which is to rule in popu larity for neck dressing throughout the season. Turd floor, a at. $3.75 each. Special Value in Women's Cashmere Raincoats. t IFTY Tan Cashmere Raincoats, made up especially for thi* sale, in sizes 16 to 44. We secured all the maker could deliver, and when they are disposed of duplication will l>^ impossible. These coats are well made, attractive in appearance and arc uni of the best values we have ever offered. Special price, $5.00 each. Value, $8.75. Third floor, O at. lay in determining whether a patient was hopelessly insane. The proposition to put an end to incurable patients found no friends at the institution, though It was admitted that physicians elsewhere had advocated such a plan in the past. Dr. Simon B&ruch of New York, who has given his approval to the plan of Mrs. Harris, has had this to say about it: "When I read a story of the paralytic sufferer I regretted that I had deferred the advocacy of euthanasia, which the sad observation of half a century at the bedside, involving the most harrowing ex periences, had long led me to contemplate. Whether the unfortunate paralytic who so eloquently pleads for relief from the suffering would be a proper subject for euthanasia I am unwilling to say. "I should not favor so radical a meas ure for persons suffering mental distress, no matter how great, -because In a large proportion of cases this may be amelio [ ated by religious ministration, prayer and other modes of consolation, of the efficacy of which I have no doubt in such cases. "When on tfrie other hand the sick per son is suffering agonizing pains which anodyne fails to relieve, the disease being incurable and the patient demanding re lief, the disinterested physician should be legally authorised by law to consider the case from every point of view and to administer euthanasia. If the relatives object they should have the privilege of appeal to a higher court. I hope that the good sense of legislators may some day emancipate them from the narrowness which forbids the catholic view that the Incurable are entitled to something more than maudlin sympathy. Cannot Judge. "No sick Individual, however, is com petent to judge fairly of the necessity or proporlety of such radical relief, for even physicians are incompetent to form cor rect judgment of their own cases. That pain is demoralising I have had fre quent opportunity of observing in the battleeld hospitals of the army of north ern Virginia. "It Is capable of changing completely a man's nature. For instance, an officer who had so distinguished himself in battle that he was brevetted and made the youngest brigadier in the army, re ceived at Gettysburg a bullet in the hand which disabled him from holding his sword. Nevertheless, he led his men in a charge and fell exhausted from loss of blood only after the opposing lines had been routed. "When he was brought with a tempo rary dressing to the field hospital he was fairly calm and asked that his wound be attended to as soon as possible. Then seeing that I was operating on more seri ous cases he walked away without pro test. In about fifteen minutes he re turned with a more urgent request for treatment, saying he was suffering great pain. "I again was compelled to decline. Re turning the third time, he insisted with an oath, good Presbyterian though he was, that the wound was too patnful to endure any longer, and he threatened me with court-martial if I didn't attend to it im mediately. This brave man, of whom it was said that he was so generous that he would give a soldier hie last trite, was evidently completely transformed by the pain of his wound. "Such incidents demonstrate the im portance of disinterested judgment in de ciding upon euthanasia for incurable suf fering. and they prove that those who de mand the latter are not always cowards. "I have for a long time thought that many cases of insanity demanded eutha nasia. Our asylums are overcrowded with abaoiutely incurable cases of long stand ing, some violent and a menace to those ?who are near them, others hopelessly idiotic, many without relatives or friends. There will soon be no room for hopeful cases in these institutions, and the state will be forced to dispose of them. "It may become necessary to appoint a commission for the purpose. I do not hesitate to favor euthanasia at least, and for those terrific cases of long continued agony called delerium of persecution, which, though unfounded. Is so real to these unfortunates that their demeanor expresses it In every word and action. They require con stant watching and restraint by dis tiessing mechanical means. "Such sufferers should certainly be relieved by euthanasia if the case is chronic, and the interest of the patient should be carefully guarded by legal restrictions; for instance, a commission of experts to decide the question. "Such cases differ obviously from those hopeless creatures who are cap able of reasoning and suffer from men tal distress which may seem Insupport able to them, but may be alleviated or removed in the course of time." AVIATORS ABE REINSTATED. Suspension Lifted So They Can Com pete at Chicago Meet. NEW YORK, September 2.?At the re-, quest of the Aero Club of Illinois, which is seeking capable racing pilots to repre sent the United States In the forthcom ing International aviation meet at Chi cago, the Aero Club of America has re moved the suspension from eight aviators who flew at an unsanctioned meet in Boa ton last June. The reinstated airmen are Charles K. (Hamilton. Lincoln Beachey, Glenn I* Martin. Phillips W. Page, Farnum T. Fish, Paul Peck, Archibald Freeman and F. J. Terrill. Beachey holds the American altitude record, and Peck holds the American duration record. AKIN IS OUT. Partyless Representative Not to Seek Second Term in Congress. AMSTERDAM, N. Y? September 2.? Representative Theron Akin of this con gressional district, who 1s at his home at Fort Johnson, says, according to a local paper, that be does not intend to seek a renombtation. "I went to Washington and did my duty as I Baw it," he remarked. "1 paid particular attention to the needs of the farmer and workingman and have no apologies to make to anybody for the course I pursued, but, although I shall not be a candidate, I propose to take a hand in the present campaign." At a farmers' picnic a day or two ago Akin said that the greatest achievement of his career in Congress was the parcel post, for which he worked day and night. CONVICTS SEE? UP RACKET. No New Developments, However, in Prison Insurrection. JACKSON, Mich., September 2.?State prison ofllcials were kept busy denying sensational rumors today, and it was an nounced that there were no new develop ments in the prison insurrection. The. The Evening Star's New Daily Serial ff THE NET DARING THRILLING In Which Love. Adventure and % 9 Mystery Hold the Reader Rex Beach's Greatest Story THE publication of a Rex Beach story is always an event in the novel-reading world. The rea son for this is that Mr. Beach always has something to say in his stories bearing upon the actual events, life and action, and when one of his stories is finally brought out it is first with its driving action and delicacy of humor. The story sells?the books snap from the booksellers' shelves. The newest and latest story by Mr. Beach? THE NET?surpasses in every vital essential all his previous stories. The theme is the Mafia?the hero is an American?the heroine is a Sicilian. Can you think of a combination more exciting, more interesting? This great story, interwoven as it is with its love, adventure and mystery elements, is sure to grip the reader from the very start. You cannot afford to lo6e the first chapters. The Story Starts Tomorrow convicts locked In their cells were still keeping up their racket by yelling and kicking and pounding on the cell doors, but that has been the most serious trou ble today> according to Warden Simpson. The warden denied that he had flogged any of the trouble-makers, but it was ad mitted that several prisoners were suffer ing solitary confinement, while others have been strapped by their wrists to cell doors. The prison was in darkness last night. The cause, as officially given out today, was an accident to the machinery in the lighting plant. Warden Simpson denied a report that convicts had tam pered with the boilers as well aa the ma chinery. IJ. S. S. Alabama Needs Repairs. NEW YORK. September 2.?The battle ship Alabama is at the Brooklyn navy yard today, preparing to go into dry dock. The Alabama a officers say that there is trouble with tho ship's bin ary. and that she may be laid up Cor soma time.