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east his ballot In the coming election.
Mr. Knox points out that during the three years there has been a gain of Wl ,311,005 In our foreign trade, the total value of exports for the tlscal year ending June 30, 1012. being 2.204,322,100. the trade balance for 1012 In favor of the Ignited States being fBSl.0QT.475. Under the minimum tariff clauee of the Payne tariff law practically the entire world has received "most favored nation' treatment. American exports to Germany alone have Increased from $249,000,000 In 1910 to $306,000,000 in 1912. an Increase of $57,000,000. During the same period our trade with practically all Europe has increased In exports $3*5,000,000 and our exports to Canada have grown from $215.990.O21 in 1910 to $.120,257,302 in 1912. "As Secretary Knox says, the foreign market Is a vital consideration in our Industrial life, and wherever we may look we find American products forging their way Into the great markets of the world To quote from a leading newspaper: "The figures are almost bewildering. They tell the story of prosperity which should not be disturbed.' Why Disturb ItP "Then whv rilsturh it? T would not SUB pect the democratic candidates for the White House and for the Capitol of such falsity to their pledges that they do not Intend to disturb it. Their speech is very much like that which heralded the election of Mr. Cleveland, and they may be presumed, in Justice to themselves, to be as sincere in their purpose as he was. Therefore they do Intend to disturb the prosperous business we are now enjoying at home and with foreign countries?for our foreign trade is based largely on provisions of the Payne tariff law, which the democratic party condemns and proposes to repeal. "Except in the south, where the man of color is not allowed to vote, and in California and Kansas, where white as well as colored republicans are for the present disfranchised, the ballot is free throughout the United States, and that means that the large majority of citizens Qualified to vote are free to express their will at the polls. The choice for the voter is not obscure; on the contrary It is as plain and clear an issue as ever was presented in our political history?it Is between actual an assured prosperity, active industries, good wages, a flourishing home market and rapidly growing farm trade, on the one hand, and depression of business, paralysis of industry, loss of employment for wage earners and general demoralization of trade at home and abroad on the other hand. On one side prosperity and real progress; on the other, a leap in the dark. The American people have more than once surprised those who thought the people were being successfully fooled, and I believe that a similar surprise awaits our opponents on the coming 5th of November." SITUATION IN KANSAS. Gov. Stubbs Says President Taft'i Statement Is Inaccurate. TOPEKA. Kan., October 28.?Gov. Stubbs today made the following statement in reply to President Taft's assertion that the republicans of Kansas are disfranchised: , "President Taft is entirely mistaken in his statement that the republicans in Kansas are disfranchised. The exact facts are that after the Taft electors had !>een edfeated in a state-wide legal republican primary by 35.000 in favor of Roosevelt electors, the Roosevelt men voluntarily withdrew from the republican column and the republican state central committee has placed the Taft electors on the republican ticket under the name of Taft and Sherman. The Roosevelt electors in Kansas will appear in an independent column under the name of Roosevelt and Johnson. "The voluntary withdrawal of the Roosevelt electors from the republican column was after the Taft attorneys had failed to get them removed in two suits in the supreme court of the state, one in a district court of the state and three suits in the federal court of the United 9tatea "President Taft evidently has failed to keep up with the political situation in Kansas during the present campaign." JOHNSON STUMPING MAINE. Begins Tenth Week of Campaign and Makes First Speech in State. PORTLAND. Me., October 28.?Gov. Johnson today began the tenth week of his campaign, and, incidentally, made his initial speech in this state. Other addresses have been scheduled for the governor which will keep him busy up to election day. Gov. Johnson opened his campaign with a speech at Blddeford. Later he left Portland by a special train to speak In six cities and large towns before going tonight to Connecticut. A large crowd had gathered In the City Square at Blddeford and Gov. Johnson spoke for half an hour. His talk was received enthusiastically. The governor denounced the nomination of President Taft at Chicago as having been obtained by theft and fraud. "The national committee." he declared, "nominated the candidate of a minority of the republican party, and a mighty smaii minority at tnat. ?y mis act tne committee assassinated the old republican party, and they did more, they assassinated their very candidate as well." Speaking of Gov. Wilson, the California executive declared that the democratic lea-Jer's trust program had been one of negations, masterly inactivity and silence.'' "The spirit of this progressive movement." the governor said in conclusion, "Is unbeatable and unquenchable, and we .re going forward te ultimate victory in i 'ls land In next November." Seidel to Invade the East. DENVER, Col.. October 28.?Emll Sel iel. vice presidential nominee of the sociaUst party, delivered an address in Ger. man here last night to a large audience. Mr. Seldel will make another epeech In i?enver tonight. He will leave Tuesday n.ornlog tor the east. TELLS OF MOUNTAIN PEOPLE. Mr*. Oiclow Reports to Southern Industrial Educational Association. The October meeting of the trustees of ihe Southern Industrial Educational Association was held Saturday evening In the headquarters of the association, room 1131. So ig hern building. Judge Seth Shepard. the head of the association, presided. A financial report was submitted by the corresponding secretary'. Mrs. Augusta 8. Stone. Mrs. Martha Gielow reported on her investigations daring the summer of mountain conditions. To visit the dark corners, the schools and cabin people, she had driven more than MO miles through tha kaarl a# Visa W 1J ' MV MV(M ? v? i??c ?n--?uii lu Itio, urciuca gOlIlK 1.200 miles by railroad. The work of the Southern Industrial Educational Association, she said, was needed more than ever, for the mountain people are beginning to realise the results of long neglect and their unpreparedness for the inrush of dvilisaton. SUES FOE |5,900 DAMAGES. H. P. Senay Claims Street Car Injured Him and Demolished Auto. Harry P. Senay. a druggist, today hied ?uii HKHinsi me wasnington Kaiiway ana dectrlc Company to recover $:>,T?O0 damages for Injuries to himself and hts motor car resulting from a collision with a street car August 2H, iast, at 2d and v. Cap'.tol streets. Dr. Senay says he tjP rossing the track and the car, he ; 4. failed to slow down as it apt*y~ .ed the crossing. His shoulder was ated and he sustained other lni 0^ The machine was demolished, he v , Attorney A. L. Newmyer and ^ d. Qu nn it present the plaintiff. Col. Mosby Is Improved. J ^ 1< hn S \fA?hv tltck nntod fnnfwi. r -i- cavalry leader, ill at (iarfleld Hosi was reported Improved today and ?, i -u vinly ^aa ra^?cd the critical stage CHANGEJNJETHODI Assessor Richards Recommends Annual Assessments. MEANS OF EQUALIZING TAX Suggests That Triennial Plan Gives Reason for Criticism. t h REPLIES TO GEORGE REPORT I _____ n Total Valuation of Land and Im- [ provementg in the District d Placed at $330,332,487. * d c Charging the triennial assessment meth- v od in vogue In the District of Columbia f with being responsible for the criticism ^ made that larger and more valuable pieces * of property are under assessed, while * smaller holdings are taxed to the limit. District Assessor William P. Richards, in his annual report to the Commissioners, renews his recommendation of several 1 years past that provision be made for r annual instead of triennial assessments. While no reference is made to the re- r port submitted by the George committee s on assessment and taxation methods in a the District, the report of the assessor h answers indirectly some of the allega- t tions made by the House investigating g committee. f "There has been In the last few years much well founded complaint which was t more directly chargeable to the triennial f method of assessment than to any j other cause," It states. a "This was due to the fact that some \ values in the business section of the city ^ and in some portions of the county had v greatly enhanced, while others, from some i local cause, had depreciated, but the as- r sessmerrt could not at once be made to ^ conform to the changed conditions. In consequence, a comparison of values with as- s sessments, especially toward tne ena or t the triennial period, showed so great a r difference as to leave the Impression upon r the minds of many that the large and ? more valuable property was underrated, a while the smaller and less expensive hold- i ing was assessed to its full limit, apparently Indicating a discrimination In favor of the former, when as a matter of fact, the difference was due wholly to the change of conditions. ^ Proposed Change Condemned. "It Is proposed by some, who favor a change In assessment matters, to enlarge the board of assistant assessors, and dl- 1 vide the'Distrlct of Columbia into a num- * ber of subdistrlcta, with one assistant as- 8 sessor for each subdistrict, on the theory * that by limiting his services to his own * particular territory he wbuld become so o familiar with values therein as to be an j expert. This proposed change, however, _ is merely the return to a former and long-since-abandoned system which, for I1 years, was 'tried and found wanting,' i< leading to gross inequalities which were so numerous that some even yet remain, h An annual assessment which is the ? product of the united judgment of an en- t tire board promises better results in d eliminating or greatly reducing the in- a equalities of our tax levy, and at the same time tending to convince the public j that justice and fair treatement are ac- n corded to all?a consummation which j must be considered desirable from every ^ point of view." t The report urges the necessity for reg- g tsterlng all automobiles and the issue of ? new tags annually or the passage of a law requiring an annual fee to be paid based on the horsepower of the machine, this fee to be in lieu of personal tax and seat or wheel tax. Tax to Remain the Same. ^ "The amount of tax would remain the same each year as long as the machine was in use, and this office is of the a opinion that It would result in an in- a: creased revenue to the District and do E away entirely with the question of depre- cl elation of the value of the car for assess- ei ment purposes and also the added I wheel or seat tax so much opposed by B1 owners," the report states. Attention Is directed to the problem of 1 equalising taxes. In this connection, the r rcpuw iwxj a. u "In the assessor's report of 1911 mention was made of some of the difficulties t experienced in equalizing taxes andMuring ri this year there has been considerable discussion concerning the equalization of taxes and a scientific method of assessment. There may be differences of opinion . as to what constitutes a real scientific method of assessment, but there are at least three legislative changes that are of paramount importance in bringing about " an equalization of taxes. These are: Requested Legislation Outlined. ri "First, an annual assessment for the en- f< tire District of Columbia; second, a paljn " method of designating all taxable property through the use of accurate and complete maps; third, a sufficient cleri- g, cal force to gather data and assist the s< assessors in their field and office work." b According to the report, the total as- d sessed valuation of real estate in the Dis- r trict of Columbia for the fiscal year that ended June 30. 1912. was $330,:?2.487. Of T this amount, $100,074,000 represented the assessed valuation of improvements and $169,048,481 the assessed valuation of land. c HOLDS FILIPINOS UNFIT. Not Beady for Self-Government, t C. A. Reynolds Tells Secular League. 8 Charles A. Reynolds of the pepartment of Justice and formerly governor of Albay province. Philippine Islands, delivered an address on "American . Occupa tlon of the Philippines" before the Wash- t install Secular Leasue, at Its weekly n meeting at Pythian Temple yesterday. b The speaker held that "the Filipinos are no more qualified for conducting an in- e dependent government of their own than t our high school boys are qualified to go f to Congress and make our laws." He ( held that the United States cannot let 1 the islands go, but must hold and develop them. When, after due training, the people of the Islands are sufficiently qualified, he was In favor of grant:ng ] them Independence If they desired It. He stated that a large portion of the Filipinos themselves also look at the matter In this light?regard It as best that the rule and training of the people by the c United States should continue. i Following the address the subject was ? further discussed by Gen. Daggett. Mrs. T Johnson, James G. Kent. David Kccles, t Dr. J. J. Shirley, Donald Maepherson, t Prof. E. C. Kenney and H. C. Kirk, , rvMolitAnt nf thdk fiprill^ r |/t KOIWVM* ~? ? a ? ? ACCUSED OF POISONING SON. t t Mother 011 Trial in Chicago for De- t liberate Mnrder. CHilCAGO, October 28.?Witnesses from Milwaukee and Chicago, from whom the state expected to draw testimony bearing out the charge that Mrs. Louisa Lindloff 8 murdered her son Arthur by poisoning * Mm, appeared at the criminal court early 1 today at the request of the state's at- 1 torney. B TodftV Ann pvnectorl In hrln<r fnHh Iho f most damaging evidence the state pos- ? sessed against Mrs. Ldndloff. whom the * prosecutor has pictured to the Jury as a wholesale poisoner of her own relatives. Testimony taken up to this time has been given by a doctor and a maid. The physician testified that he suspected j poison in diagnosing the boy's illness and . that he believed the fatality occurred because of the lad's receiving additional 1 poisoning after his last visit to him. It 1 was sworn that Mrs. Lindloff, who pro- v fesses to be a seeress, predicted the death s of each of the iH...r kin she has lost in b recent ye^Jfc. d IF. OSKAR KRUTZSCH DIES Of HEART DIME reacher of Music Will Be Buried at Knoxville, Tenn., His Former Home. ., The body of Prof. Oskar Krutzsch, eacher of music, who was found dead In is room at 1301 Connecticut avenue yeserdav, will be taken to his former home 1 Knoxville, Tenn., tomorrow for Inter A. Aft T I T.T _ I_1 ueui. jii&s uuuisc rvi uiwA.il, a sister, arlved In this city this morning and made he burial arrangements. Prof. Krutzsch was stricken with heart isease while retiring late Saturday night. Vhen he did not appear at breakfast Sunay morning It was thought he had de- ( ided to sleep later than usual, as he had worked hard Saturday. No alarm was elt until the light was seen burning in lis room several hours later. Prof, irutzseh failed to respond after repeated 1 mocking on the locked door of his room. Found Lying on Floor. By unlocking another door members of he household gained admission to his oom. Prof. Krutzsch was found lying on he floor before a dresser. It was supposed he was about to undress when tricken, for his coat was half off. When . physician was summoned he found that le had died of heart disease. Later in he day Coroner Nevitt made an investigation and issued a certificate of death rom natural causes. Prof. Krutzsch maintained studios in his city, and had taught music here or twenty years. He was well known n most of the big centers of music as in instructor. He was born in Green ille, S. C., but at an early age moved vith his parents to Knoxville, Tenn., rhere he lived until fourteen years old. le then went to Boston and studied nusic at the Boston Conservatory, from vhich he graduated with honors. A few years after graduating he itudled in Berlin, and then returned to his country to take up the teaching of nusic. He recently had been made nusical director of the new Jefferson School. Prof. Krutzsch is survived by i sister. Miss Louise Krutzsch, and two >rothers. He was unmarried. LAW JOURNAL IS ISSUED. first Number of Georgetown Publication Has 76 Pages. The first number of the Georgetown ^aw Journal was Issued today. Among he seventy-six pages of reading matter .re articles by Hannls J. Taylor, formerly Jnlted States minister to Spain; Justice ishley M. Gould of the Supreme Court >f the District of Columbia and Frank Hogan. The remainder of the magaine is devoted to criticisms of recent law ubllcations, reviews of cases and chroncle departments. The first alumnus of the school to offer lis support was Gov. Cole I. Blease of louth Carolina. It is intended to publish he journal bi-monthly during the acaemic year. The staff of the journal is s follows: I Eugene Quay, editor: associates. H. H. lagan, Francis C. Canny, John J. Kenley, Benjamin A. Mathews, Bolitha J. /uws. Roland Croxton, Aloysius Sulzer, V. Tilt, Richmond and Richards S. Whltlesey; John I. Cosgrove, business manaer; assistants, Norman Fischer, H. Franz ieacon and John Connolly, jr. DROWN AS RESULT OF CRASH. laft Collides With Ferryboat, Causing Death of Four Persons. BBLVIDHRE. N. J., October 28.?Two utomobiles with three woman passengers nd a little boy went to the bottom of the elaware river here yesterday when the lumsy ferryboat, operated by hand pow- ' p, on which they were crossing from >elaware to the Pennsylvania shore, was . truck by a freight raft and sank after ' ae collision. All of those drowned were esidents of Noble, Pa., a fashionable sub- , rb of Philadelphia. The dead are Mrs. Leon H. Gilbert, .eon Gilbert, jr.. seven years old; Miss iebecca Tyson and Mrs. H. W. Trump. < Leon H. Gilbert, a wealthy haberdasher < f Philadelphia; his daughter. Miss Ml- $ iam Gilbert; H. \V. Trump, husband of * he drowned woman, and Nathan Trump ived themselves by swimming or leaping * j the raft. They were riding in the two 1 utomoblles on a trip together from [oble to Shawnee. ] The raft struck the ferry boat with terflc force, tilting it and hurling both au- ' amobiles into the water. There were 1 Dur persons in each machine. All of ] lose drowned were carried overboard in ] ne automobiles. , The body of Mrs. Gilbert was recovered lmost immediately, but that of Miss Ty- J on was swept a quarter of a mile down 3 tream before it was thrown on the river ank. Physicians who heard of the accl- < ent hurried to aid, hut were unable to ' esuscitate either of the women. 1 The bodies of Leon Gilbert and Mrs. ? "rump have not been recovered. 1 CUBA DENIED MAINE BELICS. JongTessional Approval Necessary if i Request of Island Is Heeded. i Cuba's request for the figurehead from i he prow of the Maine or for one of the Ix-inch guns recently recovered from < lavana harbor cannot be granted, the * 'uban minister here has been informed y the State Department, except by act ] f Congress. 1 The relics have been taken from Havana o Key West, where they will remain < ntll it is decided what disposition shall J e made of them. It had La-en planned to Dnng mem nere j o be used in the monument to be erectd to the Maine dead in Arlington naional cemetery Cuba desires the relic or her national museum. One of the urrets of the Maine has been placed In 1 he public park in Havana. , MAY SETTLE OUT OF COURT. < ?ause in Litigation Over Control of ' Waters-Pierce Oil Company. ; NEW YORK, October 28.?The taking ] >f the testimony of John D. Archbold < n the Standard Oil-Waters-Pierce litigation was postponed today until , rhursday, pending the determination o settle the suit out of court. Alhough counsel for neither side would liscuss the case today, it became . mown Saturday that Mr. Archbold, ! ohn D. Rockefeller and other Stand- j ,rd Oil interests had offered to sell ' heir holdings in the Waters-Pierce Company to H. Clay Pierce, thus setling the fight for control. The deal ' .ouid involve $3,00?>,00l>, it was said. Cigarettes Lead to Suicide. MACON, Ga., October 28.?Incessant mok ng of cigarettes was said by ihysicians today to have been responsive for the suicide of L?on Fielder of his city. Fielder, who was a promilent business man, visited his parents tear this city yesterday, and after dinler went to an adjo nlng room and shot timself in tiie head. Was Dninth's First White Child. \ DULUTH. Minn., October 28.?Eustace Houssina, Ihiluth's first white child. Is ead, aged seventy-three years. He had ived at Fond du 1-a.c, near here, all his Ife. He had taught Indians to read and ' . rite and had long been known as a ' portsman's guide and friend. Interceding . >etween the white hunters and tht In- ? liana In bostlls days. i CUBAN CLASH EXPECTED Officials Here Believe Real Trouble Will Come After Election. Officials here welcome the announcement from Havana that leaders of the two political factions have undertaken to abandon the pre-election mass meetings, which have already resulted in several serious collisions. But the impression prevails here that the danger of an outbreak on a large scale has merely been averted, and that, unless there 1b a decided change in the attitude of the leaders on both sides, the real trouble may be expected after election day, next Friday. Though the business interests of Cuba are believed to be largely aligned with ;he conservations of Menocal party, Zayistas or liberals have heretofore shown such strength that their triumph at the polls is expected by many. A drastic restriction of the registration lists, which would exclude a large proportion of the liberal element, may, however, operate to turn the tide in favor of the conservatives, and therein officials here believe lies the real danger, for they fear the Zaylatas are ilmost certain to break into open riot If the election judges undertake to iraw the lines against them. President Taft is in close touch with the officials of the State, War and Navy r-w ?- nlnno tn oHfint I ueparimen i, in men . ?very precaution to insure a speedy and ?flfective intervention in Cuba should conditions demand it. The subject is expected to come up for discussion at the cabinet meeting tomorrow, when the Secretaries who have been in charge during the last month will be able to submit detailed information of the preparatory measures they have adopted. BALLOONS STILL AFLOAT. Americans in International Bace for Bennett Cup in Europe. BBRLIN, October 28.?All the balloons participating in the international race for the Gordon-Bennett cup, which started yesterday from Stuttgart, are still afloat. According to dispatches received from rarious points at 5 o'clock this afternoon they were generally heading to the east ifter going northward during the night, rhey were all albout the latitude of Ber -? ax a lin. It is regarded as prooa'Die mai uic winner will >be carried again to Russia, in which direction they were being driven this morning by a brisk west wind. Among the twenty balloons there are three American competitors, as the committee at the last moment allowed John Watts to oompete regularly In the balloon Duesseldorf which takes the place the Kansas City II, which exploded yesterday. The American balloon Million Population, piloted by John Berry, is the only representative of the United States to report. A message was thrown out near Halberstadt, saying: "All well. Slow progress." BODY OF WOMAN FOUND. Corpse Discovered Near Beservoir in Los Angeles. IjOS ANGELES, Cal., October 28.?The >ody of an unidentified woman, well jowned and apparently about thirty-six rears old. was found today In a dense growth of mustard etalks near the Surer Lake reservoir in an isolated part of he city. "Ighere was every indication that the voman had been murdered, as her face ind head bore marks of violence and irticles of apparel presumably worn by be woman were found scattered about he vicinity. She had been dead from wo to four weeks, according to the poice. i i % DELAYED RETURNS EXPECTED. Rfnch Splitting of Tickets Probable in Prince Georges County, Md. Special Correspondence of The Star. UPPER MARLBORO, October 28, 1912. Th?r? win be sixtv-four names on the ifficlal ballot to be voted In Prince 3eorges county Tuesday, November >, and it la probable the exact returns will be delayed, especially If there is any considerable splitting of tickets, which low is expected. The Roosevelt electors in Maryland are P\ Snowden Hill of Prince Georges county, N. Winslow Williams of Baltimore, R. L.ee Hall of Worcester county. Joseph R. Baldwin of Harford county, William Allen, Baltimore; Charles F- Torsch, Baltimore; David M. Newbold, jr., of Baltimore county, and Thomas H. Buckler of Baltimore. The Taft electors are Simon S. Lancaster. Charles county; Isaac H. Ford, Cecil county; William H. Kemp, Talbot county; Frank E. Baker, Aberdeen, Md.; John Kronmiller, Baltimore; Clinton O. Richardson, Baltimore; Richard N. Ryon, Prince Georges county, and Abraham R. Albert, Washington county. The Wilson electors are James Thomas rrultt, Wicomico county; Robert E. Lee, Baltimore; Albert W. Slsk, Caroline county; Frank Shaw, Carroll county; William Shepherd Bryan, Jr., Baltimore; James VfcC. Trlppe, Baltimore; Louis C. Carrico >f Charles county and Edwin Austin Baughman, Frederick county. The supervisors have placed the group >f congressional candidates at the top of the first column on the ballot, the first lame being Jackson, the socialist candilate. Then follows Parran, the repubIcan; Smith, the democrat, and the prolibitlon candidate last. HALL STARS, 27; ST. PETER'S, 0. " im iivai ^ uiocaoc vy tints *? ilarm last night. Fireman Bernard K. Jordan fell from a chemical wagon and lied instantly. He was one of th# oldest members of the local (to^artment. Grace's Playing Features One-Sided Contest. In a game interesting from start to Inish at Union League Park yesterday the Hall Stars defeated the strong St. Peter's Club by the score of 27 to 0. The feature of the game was the excellent work of Bob Grace, the speedy quarterback of the Hall Stars. The Hall Stars have decided to change their name, and from now on will be called the National A. C. All teams desiring games address Vic tlauzza. 424 0th street northwest. Hall Stars. Positions. St. l'eter's. Roaley Left end Wright Thompson Left tackle Compton Anderson I .eft guard. Frederick Veratiue Center W. Flnnerln Heese .Right guard Wilson I'avtou Right tackle Root Johnson Right end Kane r irace .Quarterback Berkely HiitIh Right halfback Snider Itarton Left halfback P. Flnnerln _ n..nv a- g~\ Ya_t... lower r uuuae* urine Suhtdltiitei*? Kltnor for Finnerin. I>egnani for r>avl*. Hunt for Tower. E. Johinton for I'ayton. Touchdown#?Grace (2). Thonipaon. Barton, Goal* from touchdowns? Grace (3). Missed goal?Grace. Referee ? Mr. Dugan. Umpire ? Mr. Crouch. Head linesman?Mr. Kelly. Time of period??10 mlnutea each. Ettor Trial Postponed Again. SAL.EM, Maes.. October 28.?Because of continued illness of Juror John N. Carter, the trial of J. J. Ettor, Arturo Glotannlttl and Joseph Caruso, for the aleged murder of Anna Loplzzo during a itrlke riot last January, was postponed today until' Wednesday. Carter was resorted to be improved, but his physician idvised that he remain in his room for two days more at least. Fatally Stricken on Fire Ann. ALBANY, N. Y.. October 28.?Stricken iritk illaaaaA n,k||A ? nawaHfl tm m A V* A CONVENTIONS FUND LOW Chamber of Commerce Committee Discusses Plans to Raise Cash. Plans for replenishing the conventions fund, used to entertain conventions In this city, were discussed at a meeting this afternoon of the special committee appointed by President James F. Oyster of the Chamber of Commerce. It has become necessary for the citizens of Washington Interested in making the National PaevUnl ?Virv f (avi /*Uv ftf t hp \/ap<ia,i wic 8)ic<iicoi uviivnuivu vi country to raise money to help bring conventions here in 1913, as the fund which was raised about three years age will soon be exhausted, a member of the committee said today. Enlarge Committee to Twelve. It was decided to enlarge the committee of the Chamber of Commerce to twelve members, and to invite the Board oi ! Trade and Retail Merchants' Association also to appoint committees of twelve each to work with the Chamber of Commerce committee. As soon as possible a meeting of the joint committee will be held and the campaign for contributions to the conventions fund will be begun. The members of the Chamber of Commerce committee are: John Dolph, chairman; E. C. Graham. H. B. F. Macfarland, D. J. Callahan, Albert Schulteis, A. Lisner, W. F. Gude, W. T. Galllher, Charles J. Bell, W. S. Corby, Hugh S. Harvey |and W. E. Shannon. | A meeting of the membership committee of the chamber was held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon and seven new members of the chamber elected. They are B. W. Spille, Wade H. Cooper, F. P. Oribello, William Beuchert, Fred Mertens, Carroll Brothers and Thomas M. Eastwood. ALONG THE RIVER FRONT. Arrivals. Schooner Oscar, cord wood from a downriver point, at 10th street wharf for L.. A. Clarke & Son; flattie Marie McDowell, oysters from the river beds, at Alexandria for the market there; schooner Martin Wagner, oysters in the shell from lower Machodoc creek, ^t 11th street wharf for the dealers; scow Boo Hoo, I from Aquia creek for L. A. Clarke & Son; boats Nos. 21 and 30, light, from Indian Head, in tow of tug Captain Toby, at Georgetown; schooner Maggie Marshall, lumber from Glymont, at Alexandria for Smoot & Co.; schooner D. P. Mulford, at Alexandria, with oysters from ,the Potomac beds; schooners Frenchy and Lottie Thomas, at 11th street wharf. |*lth oysters for the market here; tug General Warren towing two lighters from Occoquan workhouse; barge Patuxent at Alexandria, In tow of tug Carter from Aqula creek, to complete cargo of railroad ties for Philadelphia. Departures. Power barge Isabel, light, from James creek for a Potomac point, to load cord wood; scow Bush, light, from Alexandria for Broad creek, to load pulp wood back to Alexandria; power boat Jewel, light, for the eastern shore of Chesapeake bay, to load oysters in the shell for the market here; sloop Columbia, with building material and merchandise for a Potomac point; grain boat Farmers' Friend, from Alexandria for a point on the Chesapeake and Ohio canal; tug General Warren, towing lighters laden with lime and coal, for District workhouse at Occoquan. Va.; tug George W. Pride, with a tow of lighters for Occoquan creek, to load stone for Georgetown channel improvement work; flattie Neddie, from Alexandria. with merchandise for a river point; tug Walter F. Meade, towing lighters from Georgetown to sand and gravel digging grounds down river; schooner Wave, light, for a Potomac point, to load back to this city. Memoranda. Schooner Daniel at Alexandria is chartered to go to a river point to load cord wood to return; schooner Mildred is In Noimln! creek loading pulp wood for Alexandria, to be shipped to West Virginia; schooner Lancelott is at a Maryland point to load cord wood back to this city; ha rare Calvert is light at Alexandria in ineir nuaie 10 get awuy wim me jewels the thieves overlooked $75 in notes under the jewel box, $300 in gold and othlr coin kept in a drawer of the dreaser and other jewelry in the room amounting in value to nearly $1,500. It is thought by Mrs. Wilson that they were frightened before they had completed the search. Among the jewels taken was a ring containing two rare blue-white diamonds, valued at $1,000; an opal ring set with fourteen small diamonds, valued at $125, and two Tiffany set diamond rinas. val ued at $100 and $75, respectively. Dr. Wilson said that the last time his wife had opened the jewel case was Tuesday night, after they had returned from a reception. She was sure she had locked the case before retiring. Mrs. Wilson had been in feeble health, and the shock of finding that some of her jewels had been stolen was too much for her nerves. She fell in a faint. Dr. Wilson revived her and made a search of the apartment to ascertain if anything else of value had been stolen. The jewel box had been shoved partly out of position, but not enough to expose the $75 In notes lying underneath M'MANIGAL AND RYAN V CONFERRED, HE SAYS Cl Q Witness in "Conspiracy" Trial Deals Blow to the g! Defense. ci INDIANAPOLIS, October 2S.?Con, ferences between Ortie E. McManigal. . the confessed dynamiter, and Frank [ M. Ryan, president of the International F] Association of Bridgre and Structural . Iron Workers, were described by B. F. Cook, a stenographer, at the "dyna- jg , mite conspiracy" trial today. The defense had maintained that Ryan never had talked to McManigal and that the entire responsibility for causing explosions rested on J. J. McNamara. Cook, who now lives at Chariton. Iowa. 1 was formerly employed by McNamara in wl Indianapolis. Ou August 25, 1910, he ja, 1 testified* McManigal came into the iron .. i workers' office and asked for McNamara. foi Received by Ryan. lie ! "McNamara was out, eo I told Mr. ar 1 Ryan," said Cook. "Ryan ordered me m< to escort the visitor into an inner office, ap which I did." en "Did they close the door?" the witness ca was asked. ^ "Yes. They closed the door and wrere ? 1 alone in the room." McManigal had just returned from J* Kansas City, Mo., where he blew up part J1?1 of a bridge being construtced over the *7' Missouri river. , Cook testified that after the Los An- J geles Times buildiug was blown up, J. ** J. McNamara gjeked himself in his of- *v flee and devoted himself to reading news- A. no none T .u tor tho u'ltr puq aalH Cfl waiting tug to take her away; barges Totuskey, Rappahannock and Potomac, with ties and pulp wood, have sailed from Potomac points in tow of tug Kenmore, for Philadelphia; tug M. Mitchell Davis of this city yesterday delivered the schooner Edward J. Lawrence at the capes from Baltimore en route to Portland, Me.; schooner Beulahland is at Baltimore from a North Carolina point with lumber; schooner Etta is at a river point, to load oysters In the shell for the 11+V* ? *wharf mu rlfof XXlIi tt W V ?? ? *?? m. .?WM HELD AS EXPRESS ROBBER. Thomas Linwood, Colored, Accused of Rifling Packages at Agency. Plnkerton detectives, representing the Adams Express Company, and Detective Cornwall today arrested Thomas Linwood, colored, twenty-three years old, the city Linwood's admissions, the police west, who is employed as porter fn a drug store in the northwest section of the city. Linwood admissions, the police say, explains the disappearance of the contents of a number of express packages left at his place of employment, where the express company had an agency. Following the rifling of a number of packages at the agency, the Plnkerton detective Saturday night left a package of clothing there to be shipped. This morning he went to the agency, opened the package and discovered that waste paper had been put in the package to take the place of the clothing. Linwood's arrest followed. He is said to have admitted having taken the contents of Ave packages. In one instance, he is said to have stated, he emptied a gallon jug of the whisky it contained and tilled the Jug with water. FAINTS FROM SHOCK. Wife of Baltimore Physician Robbed of Jewels Worth $1,300. BALTIMORE, October 118.?By picking the lock of her jewel case, thieves secured $1,300 worth of jewelry from the bedroom of Mrs. Mamie F. Wilson, wife of Dr. Abel A. Wl'.son, between Tuesday night and Saturday, when the loss was discovered. Important financial returns are secured Ry by the meat-packing Industry through an< the sale of the by-products. It has been coi frequently asserted by the packers that Ma they sell dressed meat for less than they be< pay for the live weight. A similar state 'or of things exists in other highly organized wh industries, such as the United States ta? Steel Corporation, the Standard Oil Com- act pany and some corporations dealing in it i cereal products. Much of the profit comes a.ft from intelligent use of materials secured lic< incidentally in preparing the chief ar- nih tides manufactured. In the greatest in- stu dustry of them all, agriculture, the by- I products are subjected to woeful waste. aS< Attention is called by Prof. H. M. Cottrell. agricultural commissioner of the Rock Island railroad, to the fact that farmers in the corn belt waste literally millions of dollars because they fail prop- kpo erly to utilize cornstalks for fodder. Instead of harvesting the stalks, they burn 1 them or secure trifling returns by pastur- by Ing their animals in the fields during the bet winter. "With the grain worth on the vh farms $1,500,000,000." writes Prof. Cottrell * ine ieeu v?iuc ui iuc 10m ui w up, if fully utilized, is $1,000,000,000." The vl,c basis of this calculation is the fact that there is 40 per cent of nutriment in the * stalks as compared with 60 per cent In , the kernels. Prof. Cottrell prescribes silos, in which BO the stalks, leaves and husks could be kept *a In a way to make them available for food f for cattle. This, he believes, would an- "? swer the objections of corn belt farmers , who say that it is unprofitable for them i?1' to raise cattle for the market. Moreover, * " there would be great additional economy a? in the fertilization of farm lands through B the feeding of cattle upon them. The day is near at hand when wasteful M farming methods in this country must dan end. Full value must be secured from Ma the soli in the rich corn belt as elsewhere pre through the use of everything usable Sen including the humble cornstalk, and cha through intelligent and systematic efforts Md to preserve and heighten the fertility of Lei the fields. ^ the Ot -IV*" ?.V1 I V 11?. T? >?l-VUO UVM U| mara disguised himself and started to meet J. B. McNamara, his brother, at a town In Nebraska, where J. B. was to go on his way back from Los Angeles, and after hiding for two weeks in Salt Lake H City. 8. Knew of Expense Money. ^ The witness also said Ryan had knowl- cu edge of the $1,000 given monthly to Mc- Ji Namara to pay his expenses. CI Cook also identified a telegTam sent by ^ McNamara to Henry W. Legleitner at Pittsburgh, saying, "Come on, I will be CI at headquarters Monday and Tuesday." ?f In response, the witness said, Legleitner, *r a member of the union executive board, M who now lives at Denver, appeared with pr a suit case which has been identified as R< having 'been made to carry a twelve-quart can of nitroglycerin. in m K PORT OFFICIALS TO CONFER. Si ci lis Permanent Organization Kay Result ci From December Meeting I er NEW YORK, October 28.?All the im- *r portant port officials of the Atlantic of" seaboard cities will meet in a confer- bi ence here December 0 for the purpose of of discussing port organisation and M. promoting exchange of information and the development of uniform methods of ja administration. A permanent organ!zation of the port officials of the coun- D< try is expected to result. Following the meetings here the delegates to the conferences will inspect ] the larger ports from Boston to the . gulf and study at first hand some of the problems common to all. They will P give their attention especially to the C< principle of co-ord'nating railroad ce terminals, so that expensive transfers th between terminals may be avoided. ' , H? OWNER OF "DOLAN'S" DEAD. ?! Ei Passing of a Well Known and Pic- ce tnresqne Character in New York. pr' NEW YORK. October 28.?John T. Meehan, owner of Dolan's restaurant, in Park row, who stood behind the luncheon lie counter for so many years, snipping RJ "ham an' " and "beef an* " from rounds of meat for multitudes of hungry men, died at his home, in the Bronx, early yes- jai terday morning. wl Mr. Meehan was fifty-five years old and ?b his fortune was rated all the way from ^ $300,000 to $1,000,000. Much of this he R: had inherited from his uncle, Patrick te' Dolafi, jhe Park row pioneer of cheap 18 lunch restaurants. Mr. Meehan was the friend of supreme court justices, members of the federal j bench and other persons of prominence T. who did not scorn to patronize the histo- 11 ric eating house, with its sawdust-strewn th; floor and fragrance of hot butter cakes, wt better know nas "sinkers." pU He was a friend of Col. Roosevelt, and m once was a luncheon guest at the White Houee. Alhough he was wealthy, he nev- 1,1 V. I. . /./vnunn A# AOrvlflCT ulinoc A# J CX JCl L 1110 v upatiuti v/*. vu.? * *??o oi*vv? wi meat, passing the plate to his assistant, T1 who filled it with the customary por- Co tion of beans. Among his friends he num- ve: bered Charles F. Murphy and "Big Tim" lie Sullivan, the latter being a frequent cusk giv tomer of Dolan'a ter Bo gi\ Courts Closed by Beason of Funeral. j . CHICAGO. October 28.?United States ?,a courts will be closed in Chicago tomor- thj row, when the funeral of Mrs. Mary H? Kumler Land Is, mother of Judge Kene- inl saw M. Landis. will be held at Logans- f ' port, Ind. Announcement was made in . Judge Carpenter's court today. * 0 Isle - ell Conviction of W. E. Breese Approved JJj The conviction of William E. Breese sta and Joseph E. Dickerson on an indictment charging conspiracy to embezz'e from the First National Bank of Ashe-< 1 ville, N. C.. was today approved by the Supreme Court. The indictment was the brought in 1897 and has been fought ever rei since. jec * Tu Waste in the Biggest Industry. of From the Chicago News. ceI IOULOBANTHEATER itizens Demand That Lyeum's License Be Revoked. EFORE DISTRICT HEADS laracter of Performances at Burlesque House Declared Bad. tNAI ACTION IS DEFERRED anagement of Amusement Place Will Be Giren a Hearing Wednesday Morning. encouraged by the initial victory won Hen Judge Pugh In the Police Court it week fined an actor appearing at e Lyceum Theater for giving a perrmance declared to be offensive to pub. i decency, local men and women who e engaged in a crusade to raise the >ral standard of Washington's stage peered before the District Commission ? toaay ana asaea ror a complete revotion of the license held by the theater, rhat the license be revoked already has en recommended to the Commissioners MaJ. Richard Sylvester, superintendent police. Action was deferred pending a a ring to be given the management of e theater Wednesday morning at 10 dock. Appearing before the Commissioners 're representatives of the Y. M. C A., ashlngton Truth Society, the Y. W. C. , Monday Evening Club and pastors of urches of every denomination. Those on Committee. The committee included Bishop Alfred arding, the Rev. Charles J. Mullaly, J., moderator of the Aloysius Club; the ev. Eugene A. Hanman. pastor of 8t. artin's Church, the Rev. Ignatius Fealy. irate of St. Joseph's Church; Chief istlce Stanton J. Peelle of the Court of [aims, the Rev. John V. Schaick, jr.. Lstor of the Church of Our Father; rancis de Sales Ryan, vice president of ie Washington, Truth Society; A. M. hesley, director of the boys' department the Y. M. C. A.; Miss Janet E. Richds, Miss Elisabeth B. Brown, Mrs. ary S. Lock wood. Andrew Wilson, esident of the Anti-Saloon L<eague; ?v. Randolph McKim. pastor of Epiphly Church; Fred C. Croxton, representg the Calvary M. E. Church; William nowles Cooper, general secretary" of the ashlngton Y. M. C. A.: Susie Root hodes, Rev. Charles Wood of the lurch of the Covenant, G. X McUnain of the board of deacons of the lurch of the Covenant, Henry B. F. acfarland, former District Commission; E. S. Martin, director of playounds; Florence M. Brown of the W. C. A.: Ellen Soencer Mussey. the Washington College of Law, H. adley Davidson. Myron Jermain Jones the Monday Evening Club, Admiral E. Endicott. L. Gordon Leech. G. W. K. rartzell, H. A. Thrift, O. E. Darhall of e National Training School for Boys, ne Sharp of the Y. W. C. A., Gordon lw of the Y. M. C. A. and Winfred iwson of the Y. M. C. A. Names on Petition. in addition, the names of other resists of the capital were attached to a tltion, -which was presented to the >mmissioners, requesting that the 11nse be revoked. Represented among e latter were the Rt. Rev. Mgr. Wilim T. Russell, rector of St. Patrick's lurch; the Rev. Eugene McDonnell, S. president of Gonzaga College; the Rev. igene J. Connelly and the Rev. Amjse A. Beavens of the Immaculate Conption Church and Joseph E. Colten, esident of the Catho'ic Convert league. The delegation was received in the ard room of the municipal building by I three District Commissioners, rhe request for the revocation of the ens? was explained by Francis de Bales ran, representing the Washington Truth ciety, who, with Mr. Chesley of the M. C. A., worked up the evidence ainst members of a troupe appearing st week at the Lyceum Theater upon itch one conviction already has been tained. rhe Commissioners were urged by Mr. Van to revoke the license of the thear under authority contained in section of the police regulations. Cites Purpose of Fight. Several speakers followed Mr. Ryan, le Rev. Dr. Van Schaick, jr., asserted at the tight was not being directed toird the cheap theaters directly, but irely in the interest of Improving the >ral tone of theatrical exhibitions given the capital. i C Maver. manaeer of the Lvceum leater, was given permission by the mmissioners to interrogate Maj. Sylster and Capt. Hollenberger of the poe department concerning the license en members of the police force to atid theatrical exhibitions at any time, th officials stated that policemen are en access to the theaters, dr. Mayer defended the burlesque type theatricals, stating that the higher lss shows frequently are more vulgar in those given in the burlesque houses. ? declared that none of those complain5 to the Commissioners had ever made complaint to him or suggested changes the weekly bills. le asserted that the burlesque show inagements do not cater to any one lss. but to the entire public, and that ;y stand ready at all times to co-oper; in the movement to raise the moral indard of theatrical exhibitions. Bill Changed, Is Charge. "he point made by the committee was it, while the police officers who visited > Lyceum Theater last Monday night >orted that the bill met with no obtlons. the performance .was varied esday night, features being Introduced a character offensive to public delcy. It was Tuesday night that Mr. an and Mr. Chesley visited the theater 1 d collected the evidence upon which , iviction was had In the Police Court, ommlssioner Johnston showed Mr. i ,yer a copy of a song reported to have >n sung at the Tuesday evening per- i mance. The manager declared that en he heard the song it did not con- ; n the same words. lommissioner Rudolph quoted from an ; of Congress showing that whenever ihall appear to the Commissioners that, er due notice, the person holding suca ?nse shall have failed to comply with h regulations prescribed by the Com ssioners for public aecency tne license ill be revoked. t Is understood that the theater mansment will be represented by counsel Wednesday's hearing. Victor and Vanquished. m tbe Atlantic. telations which have been established force may, after a time, be made so iutiful that their origin is forgotten, ere must be no display of unnecessary ce. The battle having been decided, tor and vanquished change parts. It ases the conqueror to sign himself our obedient servant," and to inquire ether certain terms would be agreee. Of course they'would be agreeable, says the disarmed man looking uprd to his late foe. now become his protor. nd the conqueror, with grave good will, ;es up the burden which Providence has posed upon him. Is not the motto of , s true knight "Ich dien"? Such service he can render shall be given un- ' idgingly. i t i lies Mamie R. Prints, the pretty 1 igbter of Mrs. Isaiah Prints of Stony n. Va., had her trunk packed and all parations made to enter the Southern d ninary at Bpena Vista as a pupil, but, I .nglng her mind, left for Hagerstown, p ., with her cousin, Lincoln Rhodes of a cington, Va., and they were married h re. t MUST USE OWN RAZORS Middies Forbidden to Patror.ize Annapolis Barbers?Probable Cause Assigned. , Ti. uKvvcai a?'a *?* n?~ r?* I . ANNAPOLIS, Md. October 28.?Naval Academy authorities have boycotted A 1napolls barber shops. In accordance with the regulations governing the student body of midshipmen, which have been undergoing a thorough course of revision by Supt. Olbbona during the laat several weeks. It develop* that midshipmen will tn the future he absolutely prohibited from visiting tho city shops, either to have their hair cut or beards shaved from their faces. That such an edict had been placed <* force was noted by the proprietors of several tonsorial saloons laat Saturday. That is the only day In the week that the majority of the midshipmen are allowed liberty privileges to visit in the city, and not one of the students was seen In anv of the shops. Formerly Saturday ha* been a big day for some of the barbers in midshipmen trade. Alleged Reason. No specific reason is given by tn? authorities for the rigid regulations that are now effective. There has al ways been & provision that midship men should provide themselves with razors and shave themselves, but no effort was made to enforce it until recently. It Is believed, however, that the death of Midshipman Julian B. Bishop of New York several months ago of blood poisoning has something to do with the step taken. Young Bishop, it was said, contracted the dread malady by an infected wound on the face, the result of shaving. It. was admitted that he frequently shaved himself, and while the source of the infection was not definitely traced, it is known that a medical officer at the academy conducted an inspection of local barber shops. TIGAN STILL AT ACM Department's Decision as to Midshipman Not Yet Sent to Annapolis. Special IXxpatcb to TTie Star. ANNAPOLIS, Md.f October ??Although dispatches from Wa*4?tngt?n indicate that Midshipman Walter TiKan of Illinois, a member of the third cass, has been dismissed rfom the Naval Academy by order of the Navy Department for hazing, authorities of the academy have received no word concerning: the department's action on the verdict of the courtmartial before which young Tigan was tried . It is adimtted by the officials, however, that Tigan was convicted of the offense, that the court's recommendation was for dismissal, and that the report received the approval of Supt. Gibbons. It was upon the superintendent's request that the Navy Department detailed the court-martial. Young Tigan is still at the academy, but will leave as soon aa official notification of the department's action comes down from Washington. It was charged that Tigan compelled Midshipman R. 8. Berkey of Indiana, member of the "plebe" or new fourth class, to stand on his head a number of times. This is one of the brutal customs peculiar to the old hazing rode that prevailed at the naval school fur years, and under the revised hazing law' offenses of that character are punishable by dismissal from the service. The superintendent of the academy has the authority to deal with less severe cases without assembling a court-martial. tun aaii i\r rinrnn nr'iT THBEE KILLED, TWO HURT. Logging Train Goes Over Embankment With Fatal Results. CUMBERLAND, Md., October 2*.?'Three trainmen were killed outright and two tther* were perhaps fatally Injured when i logging train of the Cherry River Booiu ind Lumber Company went over an embankment near Cranberry mountain. &bout twelve miles from Richwood. W. ^a. The dead are Joseph Taylor, conductor; Frarier Adams, engineer, and flussell Berry, brakeman. The injured men were pinned under the wreckage and It was several hours be'ore all could be extricated. A special rain bearing physicians, nurses and helpers was rushed to the scene. The train consisted of the etiglne and seven cars teavlly loaded with logs. Tuft Removes Lund Ofioe Heuds. President Taft has removed Edward L. Barnes, register of the land office at ~1 ?- A Polls tfanl and nnenl erl t ha JIC?l A ?l*0| iliv edtnatlon of Receiver Wilson of the tame office. Successors will be named la i few days. The Hagerstown Civic League Is conluctlng a crusade against hogpens in lageretown. Some time ago the league etltloned the mayor and council to pass a ordinance prohibiting the keeping of togs within the city limits, but the auhorltles have taken so artlofc WIL5UN Kt-tlM 5 Nb.ll Speaks at West Chester, Pa.f and Says Old Threats Have Lost Force. WEST CHESTER. Pa.. October 2*? "Pennsylvania expect*. New Jersey expects, the whole country expects the democratic ticket to win." declared (tov. Woodrow Wilson here today in his first campaign speech since he interrupted his speaking program a week ago. "And as the expectation grows the prosperity of the country Is not checked for a moment." he continued. "There Is not a business man in the country who has a fear of Interruption of his business unless he has been breaking the laws of the land and the laws of honor. I hope those men are afraid and that their fears will be Justified." Crowds welcomed the governor on his way from Philadelphia to West Chester. He spoke twice at this place, at a democratic rally in a theater and at an over IIUW IIICll 1 PS uuioiur. The governor declared that the "old threats, ancient shibboleths and worn-out cries about panics are not being seriously regarded by the thinking people of the country." He added that "In the face of a certain democratic victory the prosperity of the country is going on uninterruptedly." ?ov. Wilson left Princeton at ?:JC3 o'clock for southeastern Pennsylvania. The nominee Is to speak tonight at the Academy of -.iusic, Philadelphia, under the auspices of a league of independent republicans, and later at a big democratic rally In Convention Hall. The governor looked forward to a strenuous week of speechmaklng. mostly In New York and New Jersey. He had prepared none of the speeches In advanct beyond outlining his subjects.