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only newspaper published Newport Ncws'thnt receives full news report of the At elated Press. vol. xii. no. 170 SCHMITZ INSISTS HE IS MAYOR OF FRISCO Sends from His Cell the Names of Wien Hb Wants on Board of Supervisors. SAYS HE HAS APPOINTIVE POWER Claims That Taylor Hasn't Legal! Right to Act as Mayor and That' Many Tangles Are Bound to Result.! Bitter Because Taylor Opens His Personal Mail. fBv Associated Press.) SAN KRANCISCO. CAL., July 30.? Eugene E. Schmilz, the convicted may ' nr. today made appointment* to filli the vacancies created by the forced resignations of fourteen members ofl the board of. supervisors. SchmittsI Chtlmlllg tin. right of appointment on the ground that he is the rightful mayor of San Francisco. In giving out Iiis appointments May? or Schmitz made the following com? ment on tin' municipal situation: "I am exceedingly sorry to see this su? pervisorial tangle, for It Is likely to cause a deal of litigation for the city, and county of San Francisco for years to come. My own course is clear. Acting upon the advice of my attor? ney, which l believe to he absolutely legal. I hold that I. as mayor of San Francisco, have the sole power of up-, polntiucntn to vacancies in municipal, office and that the appointive actSI of Edwin B. Taylor are void and Incap? able of legal support." Mr. Schmitz complained that his private mail is l/airig opened by Mayor I Taylor. He exhibited several letters addressed to "Hon Eugene E. Schmitz, I San Francisco, personal," which haVo| been slit open and marked in indcl- ' llllo ppncil "Opened by Edward R. Taylor." Schmitz said: "This is Minn-thing that no mimwttl stund for. I shall lake It. up Immediately with the authorities at Washlngjon nod press the complaint to the limit against Mr. Taylor." COUNSEL FOR MRS. EDDY GRIN DECIDED VICTORY "Next Fiicndu" Beaten In Their Ef? forts Not to Suspend the Taking Of Depositions. (Ilv Associated Press.) CONCORD, N. II.. July 30.?After a hearing lasting all day, Magistrate Edmund S. Cook, before whom the depositions were to have been taken in connection with the suit to secure an accounting of the property ol Mrs. Mary Maker Eddy, the Christian Scientist leader, decided to suspend the taking of these depositions in or? der that an appeal for advice on the technical questions involved might he taken to Judge Chnmborlln of the Superior Court or to the masters ap? pointed by him. This was a victory for counsel representing Mrs. Eddy, who contended 'hat the right to lake di positions in an action Is suspended during tht^rial of the action before tin* masters. Counsel for Hie "next friends" the plaintiffs in I lie original mill, opposed Hie motion for suspension vigorously and there were some lively tilts be? tween former t'niteii states Senator William E. Chandler, senior counsel for tin' "next friends," and General Frank S. Strei tet-, of counsel lor Mrs. iMltly, Senator Chandler during the hear? ing tlopounced General Streoter as ;\ liar. The ruling of the magistrate post? pones all proceedings In the cases lu re until next week. NATIONALISTS WIN FIRST ELECTION IN PHILIPPINES The Victors Aoc the Independent Fac? tions United and They Won Handily. (By Associated Press.) MANILA, July 30.?The Indepen? dence faction thafuniteri in the cam? paign under the name of the Nation? alists seem to have won the general election held throughout the islands today. Incomplete returns from 60 out of K0-districts show thai 31 Na? tionalists wore olectod, ten Progres? sive, eight Independent candidates and one Catholic. In Manila the Na? tionalists won by a large majority In both districts. Domlnndor Gomes claims the election in the first dis? trict in the city while Jtisto Lakban contests the election of Lot it Inde? pendent candidates:. li probaoly will be top days or two weeks before the complete returns are reclved. Senator Pettus' Funeral. (By Associated Press.) SELM A, ALA.. July 30.? The fun? eral of the Into united States Senator Pettus, who died Saturday night at the in the MO Hol Springs, N. c, look plnce hero ihis afternoon from his kite reshleiico. Intcrinont was in |,lvo Oak cemetery, whore loss than two months .-mo his Into colleague, Senator John 'P. Mor? gan was laiil to rest. LIEUT. GRANT TO MARRY SEC. ROOT'S DAUGHTHERI Believed That Fashionable Society Will Be Invited to Attend the Weddiiuj in Autumn, (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, I? O. July 30. Announcement was made today the engagement or Miss Kditli Root,I only daughter of Secretary of State and Mis. Ellhu Rootj to Lieutenant lily 80S s. Grant, III f. S. A., son of I Major Gcnornl Predorlck Dent Grant, commniidlng tin l)opnrtmcnl| of tho EnBt. and grandson of the into President Grant. No dttto has ybt. been set for the wedding, bin it is I probable that it will occur in the ear? ly autumn. I,leu tenant Grant litis | hi i n one of the military aides President Roosevelt ami' tho social I duties of that place Hist brought! about his acquaintance with Mis Root. GOVERNOlfGLENNNOW TAKES UP FREIGHT RATES Will Have Conference With Railway People to Discuss Alleged Discriminations. fHv Associated Press.) RALEIGH, X. C.. July 30.?In reply | to a letter from Governor Glenn the leading railroads of the State agreed] today to meet with him and tho Cor potation Commission August Otll next I to discuss the frolghl rate discrlr.ii-1 nation against various points in the Stale. The last legislature appropri? ated $10,000 to defray the expenses of an Investigation. Governor Gleim| declared that he is seeking an ami cable settlement without litigation. Governor Glenn lias as yoi received I no assurances from the Louisville & Nashvillo ami the Carolina ami North Western railroads that they will obey | the state 2 11 cent law. He said to night that unless this speedily came lie would proceed against those roads A letter tonight from the Loillavlllt & Nsliille says as they have only thirteen miles In 'his . state tin v ,r.iii at n'lns"s lust year, l ite Hovernor lih<; referred this to the State Corporation Commission. LAST OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A B00STERI Club Membership List Closes Tonight) and Will Be Published for Last Time Tomorrow. Tho membership list of the Booster's Club closes tonight, and all who hav< not joined the club ami who dosln to join in tin- anti-knocker movement should call at one of the hanks or hotels today and sign n booster hook The roster will he published In tin Daily Press for the last time tomor? row. Steel Corporation's Big Earnings. fHv Associated Prcsas.) NEW! YORK. July 30.?-All record |of tho United States Steel Corpora? tion in the manufacture of steel were Shown to have been broken today when the company's report for the quarter ending June 30, 1907, was made public after a meeting of the board of directors. The report shows thai the company's total net earnings for tho spring quarter were $45,60.t To."., a high water mark record for any single quarter In the compay's his? tory. Becme Insane on Train. (By Associated Pressl. NEW YORK. July 30.?Frederick Ford, of Philadelphia, bocanie Insane Jin a New York Central Express train after leaving Albany today and made several efforts to kill his two-year Old daughter by throwing from the window. Ford also tried to make a way with his life by leaping from the train, Autoists Begin Endurance Run. fHv Associated Pressl NEW YORK. July 30, Fifty five automobilists started today on a twenty days endurance tun from New York to Providence. It. I. by way of Poughkcepsle, Springfield and Wor? cester. Two Woitfn Strangled. (Bv Associated Press.) NEW YORK. July 30.?The two | Women hearing the marks of strang? ling on their throats have been found hero within the hist L'l hours and tin police today have cast a dragnet over the city to catch the strangier. The police believe that one man commit-[ ted both crimes. Fatality on the Wilmington, mv Associated Press.l WASHINGTON. D. O, July 30,?A I dispatch received at the Navy De? partment today from Commander P.oush of the gunboat Wilmington at I Shanghai, says a holler lube of the ssel burst yesterday while the ves? sel was at Naking. Three men .were scalded, one of whom, Flromnn i Philip Hind, subsequently died. Tho other two were not seriously burned. NEWPORT NE HUNTINGTONSDEFENSE I WILL BE PROVOCATION Wife of Would be Slayer of His Two Brolhers and Iwo Sis? ters Secures a lawyer. FATHER 10 BE INTERRED IN FRAMGE Brother Alonzo's Condition is Said to Be Extremely Critical, But the Two Sisters Are Out of Danger?Henry's Mcnt.il Condition is Far From Sound. (By Associated Press. ? VERSAILLES, July 30.?Tito "in oral of Major Henry Alonzo Hunting ton. who died ftl Ids residence here yesterday unaware of the murderous uttael; made Sunday night by his son Il.ciiry, upon his two brothers ami two sisters, will take place next Thursday a: the English church, The body will he place,i temporarily in a vault und later ihti tied in some Kreuch cemetery, it will mu be sent to the United SItUob. Many messages of condolence have blnon recolvcd by tlx- rnmlly from the Unit ? d states. England ami Franco. Alonr.fi Huntington, who was shot through the lung. Is still In u pre? carious condition, The bullet lodged near the heart and has not yet I.n ox traded. ICdlth lluntlnglon's con? dition is still serious, but she Is not in dangor. The ball lind by her brother traversed both her breasts. It was erroneously sinteii yesterday that Klfzaheth had beep shot In the breast. Kllxnbcth was shot in the arm. "Mrs Huntington, the mother is still completely prostrated. Henry Huntington was examined by a doc? tor today and found talking at ran? dom. The examining magistrate, M. Hirsch, has decided to postpone I the investigation regarding Henrys snnltv unljl ufter the funeral, of his farrier. The inaKlslrafe necllnen ? m permit the corn Bpondenl of the As? sociated Press to see the prisoner on the ground that la his present condi? tion be was not responsible for what he said. Henry's wife told the cor? respondent thai she had engaged Mail re Labor, one of the best crimi? nal lawyers in Paris, to defend her husband. She said his defense will he provo? cation anil that she was going to her summer home to procure certain menacing letters written and sent to her husband by his two brothers and his sister Edith. SURE THING THAT GEORGIA / WILL BE DRY JANUARY 1. Hardeman Prohibition Bill Adopted by the Lower Branch of the State Legislature. fflv Associated Press.1 ATLANTA. CA.. July 80.?Tho Har? deman prohibition hill passed by the Georgia senate several days ago was adopted by the house today by a vote of 130 to 110. Two amendments adopt? ed to the bill will make it necessary for the measure to no back to the sen? ate for concurrence or WHICH Ihere is no doubt, and the bill then will go In Governor Hoke Smith for his signa? ture, which has been practically pledged and prohibition will become a law in Georgia. The amendments today permit the sale of pure alcohol by retail Py drug? gists on the prescription of a reput? able physician, and also allows whole sale druggists to carry pure alcohol in stock for sale only to retailers. Tho hill prohibits the manufacture or keeping on hand in any place of business, the sale or giving away to indue.- business within the state of Itnj liquor that, may produce intoxication. The new law Is to become effective January l. 1908. DECLARES HER HUSBAND I SAVED DAY AT SAN JUAN Mit. Elizabeth Fairfax Ayrcs in Pub? lished Letter Says Roosevelt Commended Man He Dismissed. WASHINGTON. D. C, July 30.? Mrs. Kli/.ahcth Fairfax Ayrcs, In a communication to a Washington pa? per, says: ??Colonel Ayroa saved tho command of the President on the night of -Inly 2, IS'.in, on San Juan Hill. ".Captain Ayrcs' Tenth Cavalry laid out his rille pits, armed many of his Kims. The President had said tn three different men. since he was made President: 'If ever I light ngfiln, I hope it will be under Major Ayrcs; he is the most splendid, mag nlftcont man on the battlefield I ever saw. 1 ? lie sits by now. silent, after all his professions and promises. Those private loiters were published With? out my sanction, hut they are true, as arc a most, remarkable series of let THE WEATHER pair on Wednesday and Thurs? day with Myhl winde, mostly Noithwest to Nortfli. WS- VA., WEDNESDAY, ?I?LY 31, 1907. PRICK TWO CENTS icrs from Roosovolt which i have, [mid whh-h fortunately I kept. II?' liuiuiiI Unity thorn, us he did Mario IStoror'a toilers. ?The overcoat Incidtui was iho ro; nil It of years of porsfculloii, in fact |il has bOOU OVOr since lie was so con i|ilcuoUHly gallant' on San Juail lllll. id' then commanded |lhp brigade lit lug line for sovcntivii dayii and nights. composed of IllO First and Ton 111 United Stales Cavalry ami the I Hough Riders. ? it wns the stund Captain Ayros [look, and his appeal to the llrlhg line |in stand hy him, whict prevented otir ?treat there alter a conference of I Hi ncral otlieei s. wliq decided to re? al, and alter lite wagons were run Ia? on lop of the hill t<> carrj off Iho ammunition Oohornl ,!oo Wheeler heard the men cworing Cnpluill \yrcs ami si nt up wml, 'We will hold these trenches.' t "The point oi lh>i whole West Point controversy win that Limiten ant Colonel llo.vse i>i|Vt)tely and pub Inly accused iho of 11 \ lug to the press the "overcoat llucldcnt;' nc tilsoil me or the wlioe thing, which was false. I told hin his statement was :v malicious falsolpod, and made with the intent to lijute mo nuil mine when my husWnd was 10,000 inihs away. "I wrote the Pr< shHit ami Oouoral Hell every word 1 toll him. ami ash od thorn for protect bp against his false accusation. Tloy sent I.leu tenant for Colonel Mils and he white? washed the Whole uttlilr." NEGRO TRYING TO GET FREE OF MURDER CHARGE Accused Murderer of Clareno C. Gist, Union, S. C, Says Anothr Man Fired the Shot. PORTO RICAN ORATOR HEARD iff ppOII^ Address of Jose de Diego Feature of First Virginia legislature Anniversary Celebration. INTERPRETER 010 THE TALKING afternoon and will he participated In hy entries from Die Twenty third In fa 11 try, Hie Twelfth Cavalry und Mat? tery n, Third Field Artillery. Among are potato race, mounted mounted wrestling, ton' seue '.race, vaulting ami hurdlu conest, horseback, Roninu Roman standing race and exhibition COSsabk riding hy Sergeant Umpey. Exposition Notes. Aeronaut Meachey. who made a Hilm tier of asct nslotlR In lil> airship at the Tercentennial several months ago. will return here tomorrow and will make 080( m Ions Thursday, Friday and Saturday. TAH WINS FIGHT IN Republican Central CommiUea Adop's Resolution Endorsing Former for Presidency. dlai E. Stevenson and J. Warren Kcifcr, Among Speakers of the Oc? casion?Sigma Chi Fraternity Meets and Elects Officern?Woman's Build? ing Is Dedicated. (My Associated P'.'i.) UNION. S. C, .Inly .ID.---miming to hnvo obtained evidence tit Arthur Davis, n negro, charged wli tho mur? der nt Carlisle this Stale f Clarence c. cist, grandson offovne Governor Hist, of South Carolina ,hl not 11 rod Iho shot as supposed h> that Gist hud been killed acclrtcntay during a fusilnde of shots bjj son one "is \ an order was secured'fronconi ? to lav for (list's body to bo ilmme.l and examined by two rcpuinl/ physlclnns. This was done bv DitctnfSnrrntt nnl Hamilton, and the toll'1 was located, but results of m. '^Utlnatioti arc ? in,,., mi. i Mf f.?' conn s op -i-'\i Monday at a Stocli Icrm of court. Today's Exposition Prgram. S'.gn Chi Day. CONVKN'INS MEETtNl.'. 7 to S a. n-Drlll, First S. C. Infantry. 7:30 a. m.-uardmountj Twou ty-thlrd In fan. S a. m.?tin; open. S a. in ?Hi Mattery 1), Third Artillery. s to *j a. n-Drlll Twenty-third Infantry. in a. in.?A hourly thereafter I cxniblllon i weather bureau I earthquake rrder, Government Building A. 10:30 a. in. 12:30 p. in.?Mex? ican Nationnland concert, Ho viewing Stain 10:30 a. in. 12:30 p. m,?Ses bIo'u "f Model pool. II a. in.?haratlori of large weather map un reports from all sections che country, Gov eminent Rull? A. 11 a. in?tin Recital, Ed? ward .1 Napi Auditorium. 1 p, in.? Maphic and Stere opticon Exhtlh, Scenes on In? dian Uesorval with lecture. In? terior Dept., eminent Duildlng A. 1:30 io 2:4 m.?Piano re? cital, Mr. Jos Maorz, Auditori? um. 2 p. m - Maphic exhibition and lecture, 'cs ill Yosemitc Valh y, Governt Duildlng A. p. in.?lae on aerial navi? gation, Mr. iiw and Captain I Lovelace. Abrjtlc building. 2:30 to i:i. in.?Phlnnoy's [ United S'atesnl. Auditorium, 2: p. in. lied States Life Saving Servirrill at. station. :: p. in?llhlod lecture, "Re? claiming the ft," by MiV J. C. Watt.-.. I-, s. s.. interior De? partment, (ioiieni Building A. I p. m.-dialed lecture ? Yellowstone onai Park." by Mr. 10. (i Cut Interior Depart? ment, Covet it Muilding A. ball games. ?I p, in.?Annd Navy liase 4:30 p. in. eroni's Slide for Lift?on tlie Path. ." p. m.?-DParadO, Twenty third Infantry r, p. m.?Lj mi aerial nav? igation. Mr. w nml Captain Lovelace, Acflcal building. 1 5:30 to 0.:3p.?Mexican Na-j tional band Prt, Reviewing I stand. (! p. in.?Hy Twelfth Uni- I tod States C;. 6:40 p. ni.ss Parade First I South Cardll/antry. s p m.-r-Plfs United States I Maud conccrillorlum There will lie a base ball game oi Athletic Field tomorrow afternoon a |2i30 o'clock bei ween tile teams of the Hamilton Y. M. O. A. and the Army ami Navy Y. M G. A. There will bq a basket ball ratne on Athletic Field at r. p. in. Th?r? day between tile South Carolina mil? itia team ami Hie U. S. R. C. Exlitbfl team. A party of fifteen young indies from Rlliaholh, N. .1 . arrived 111 the exposl lion today and will remain here for , several days. They are the winners (Prom n staff Corrcspjiiident.) ()f r t(, ,,?, ,,x,?,slilou JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION. July w,,,c? wor? ??,.,.?,, ,)V ?,,. Daily Jour '"' lwo hu"'' *?t 1 'i'.V nn' Of that city, eighth anniversary of the First \ Ir- _ ghlln Legislature, hehl at Jamestown Mm. Grace Kenns. dramatic soprano was celebrated at the Imposition to j ((/ N(,w y,,,.,. ,.||v w|? R|V|, ? n,citn\ day with elaborate cerein.mh s. I" ? Salin .luv. A?p|,| ?, ,, ,,i. in eluding speeches by Hon. Adlai H ,,?. nudltorlUm. She will he aSSlstOlj Stovenson, ox \ h e president of Iho ,,v Prof< Jost.pn M?eri. United Slates, ami Hon. J. Warren _ K. lfer. cv speaker of the House of ,,,,,?,, rarpenter of Wilmington; Representatives. I Del. will give the organ recitals nt Iho feature of the day, However. ,,?,.,..ntohriini, August nth, Olli and was the address of Jose de Ill-go, , ?,?, A ,,.is|?,t smith, Ol Water, ?.peal;. ,- ,,| t|?. House of Hologntoa ))U1.V <.,,?? w||) p|nv oil the stll, '.Mil who Is recognlr.eil as !U11,- ,,?,, There win ,,]?? )lc. ii spe olal organ reoltal August fith by Geo, THE VOTE WAS FIFTEEN TO SIX Taft PcO|)lo Introducn Resolution to Effect That It is Not the Intention To Eliminate Either Senators For nker or Dick From Ohio Politlca And It Wae Adopted. of Porto Ri the greatest orator of his country Not being able to speak a word of Knglhh himself. Mr. de DIogp had his address translated by an Interpreter. It was, ii. verlholOSS, a literary and intellectual treat nml met with the Inartiesl enthusiasm. The other ad? dresses were both of essentially his? torical character, but were most clo< ipient. On account of Hie unavold able al'seiiee of Speaker Cardwell, pi Hie Hons,, of Delegates of Virginia, Hon. Harry St. George Tucker, Presi? dent of the Exposition company acted as presiding officer. Tho fiVst assembly, which met at Jamestown on July 30, 1019, was com Inirhnm of Mroeklon. Mass BOTTOM OF ERIE CANAL AQUEDUCT GIVES AWAY Section of New York State's Big Waterway Dumped Into Creek and Much Damage Done. RYRAOUSK. N. Y., July 30.?Tho aqqucdlict currying the Erin canal over Onomlaga cri-ek In this city, fell out this afternoon, the. great suction of tlie water drawing Into the voHex' ?lrt?^StS ?M?I L..SH -no n vv. mourn. clove,, Plantations the,, in the colony.)?*, a??H" ?f "'" Bmplrd Flouring They remained in session four days, ? Mills and the or.iwny brewery, ail 0:30 p. ni.-etoni's Slide Life?on thobath. 11 p. m.?'nth closes. for passing very Interesting laws, many ! of which ore to be Boon In the orlg-| inal at (he Exposition, In iho Virginia Historical exhibit. Sigma Chi Convention. Tlio Nntlnnnl fraternity of Sigma Chi. one of tho oldest and most hon? ored Grook b tter organizations In tlie donnlry, began Its annual convent Ion this afternoon at the Inside Inn. The meeting which only lasted a little more than tin hour was devoted to Ins Iness entirely, ami resulted bi the ap ? ?ointment of a credential committee which will serve during the period or the convention. Lieutenant Govornor J, Taylor Ellyson; u inemher of the organisation, presided at tlie afternoon session. The social session of the fraternity held last evening at the Inside Inn was to have been the occasion of the reading of a fraternity poem, by Geo Ado the famous American humorist, also a member of the organization, bavin- joined the Unlvorslty of Chi? cago Chapter, while a student nl that place. On ncconnt of an unavoid? able delay, however. Mr. Ado will not arrive at the Exposition until tomor? row, , The program last evening included an address of welcome from Grand Praetor Trlrikle, of Virginia, which was responded to by Grand Praetor Allen of Austin, Texas. The conven? tion will bo in session- until Friday evening, when it terminates with a banquet at the Chnmborlln hotel. Officers Elected. At the afternoon mooting the follow? ing officers were elected to serve dur? ing tlie period of the convention: Lieutenant Governor J. Taylor Elly? son, consul: Dr. F. A. Smith, of Mil? waukee, wis., chairman of credenti? als committee, Mr. Walter N. Mottay, of annotator: and Mr. W. S. Davidson, of Austin. Texas, custos. Sigma Chi was founded at Miami. Ohio, in IS it! nml has sonic ?? active college chapters and 20 alumni chap? ters. Woman's Building Dedicated. The Woman's building at Hie Tor centehrtial was formally dedicated to day with appropriate ccromonles. Mrs. Knie Barrett, hostess of Hie building, welcomed the guests nml the principal address was delivered by Mrs. D. E. Levy, of Norfolk, who is connected with the National Coun? cil of Jewish Women. The guests Included representative.-; of the National Council of Women, the National Council of Jewish Women, the W. C. T. C. the King's Daughters. Hie National Florence Crlttondcn Mis slon ami th'1 Lady Maccabees of the World. More Military Athletics. Uncle Sam's Soldier boys will put in some of th'oir best turns Friday after? noon on Lee Parade when they com? pete for prizes offered for various ath? letic i vents. Tims- who witnessed the dismounted contests on July 29, ?were ih llghtfnlly entertained and the mounted events will no doubo lie as interesting and possibly more so. Tho sports will begin at 2:30 Friday juoont. Fifty feet of the Umpire mill fell in and the brewery. Which Is nil immense structure, may cave-In m any moment. No loss of life Is reported. The stoppage of the channel of the creek Is flooding collars to the sou til and the flood of water pouring from the cn inil is doing damage to the property north of the canal . GREEK INSURGENTS GIVE TURKISH TROOPS BATTLE Entrenched Themselves In a House and Did Not Give up Till 30 Were Killed. (Hv Associated Press.) ATHENS, July 30.?Thoro has been a pilch, d battle between Turkish troops and a small hand of Creek In? surgents wlio had Olltrepched them? selves In n house In the outskirts of Seres, European Turkeyf. fifty miles northeast of Saloniki.) The hand was completely wiped out. I.mt thirty men were killed before the soldiers, aid, d by artillery, succeeded In charging the miniature fortress. During tho fight? ing over a hundred houses were I II laged and a number of Greek build? ings In Seres burned. Sfiot Himself in Store. (Hv Associated Prosit.) KNOXVILLE, TBNN., July 80.- An Unknown mail, supposed to be II. S. Long of Plnipicmlno, La . committed suicide in a gunsmith store in tills city today. The man entered the si,no and asked to see a pistol. He selected one. and placed a cartridge in ;> chamber, apd llrod Into his tem? ple. _ _ Father Died for His Boy. (Hy Associated Press.) ROOEN, IOWA, July 3?.?George Tinier, and his fourteen-year-old son were drowned today in a well on a farm near Luther. Tho boy had been sent down the well on aropc, hut the rope slipped and precipitated him liO feet to Hie wilier. The fallier went down to rescue him und both were drowned. ,-v .., j (Uy Assocluted Proas.1 COLUMMUS, (HIM), July III).?Sec? retary Tali's friends won handily to? day at Urn mooting of tho State Re? publican Conti nl Committee, n res? olution being adopted endorsing Tatt lor the presidency by a vote of U? to 0, An amendUIOlH proposed by tho friends of Tan ami opposed by the friends of Foraker, was adopted by a vote of II to 10 Buying III effect that tioii' is no Intention to eliminate Senators FornkOr or Dick fioni poli? tics in Ohio. Tlie resolution ohd?jf?lng Taft ror president was as folloWH: "Wo be? lieve thai the groat majority of iho people ol Ohio convinced of tile high character, great .ability and dlstiiTi glllshcd sei vices of Secretary Taft, endorse his candidacy for the Presl d< ncy and further, "Wo declare that Hie R?pilplioans et' Ohio overwhelmingly desire that the name of Hon. William Howard Taft bo prosetitod to tlie nation as Ohio';, candidate for President and that the Republicans of oilier Ktat-ti tiro Invited to cooperate with tho Re? publicans nf Ohio to secure ills Uom Iniulon In U.IOK." Tho npiotidmont to Ihn resolution. waiijOfforod nt once, it Is to the et M,'?j? thut It. Is not tho Intention to 01.ffthMte oil!;-.,. .Ks-pntO? I'otV.Uvr- *.!??? Senator Dlek from polities In Ohio. Tills wan offered by the Taft people lllld was bitterly opposed by the Pornkcr oloincnt. The amendment adopted by a vot,. of 11 to lo and tin- resolution was then adopted with the amchdinOlti by a vote or 15 to (!. Foraker Looks to Convention. CINCINNATI, OHIO. July 30.? W hen United states Senator Foraker learned of the action of the Republi? can siate Commit too ibla afternoon lie gavo out the following statement: i cannot add anything to what l said in my opoulng letter published this morning, I wrute Hint letter fore? seeing the result and feeling that It was my duty to give notice liefere hand that I would not bo bound hy any such unauthorized notion. Tho next State convention will have au? thority to speak and by tho action of that convent ion It will ho tlie duty oi every good Republican to abide." Put Bat-' on the Stove, fllv Associated Press.) OS WEG O, N. Y.. July 30.?A drunk en Pole, a stranger in this city, en? tered the home of Charles Leonard hero today, took a seven months' old baby from a crib whore it was asleep ami plac, d it EVELYN THAW IS GOING BEFORE FOOTIIGHTS AGAIN Wife of Stanford White's Slayer Making Arrangements to Return To Her First Love. -Evelyn Nes> NEW YORK, July 30. bit. Thaw Is making preparations to return to tho stngo, and It Is now regarded as certain that she will have a singing part in a Broadway production io open early In the sea? son. For a month or more she bus been spending several hours each day in tlie studio of Carl Mleinierilian, a teacher of vocal music. In tho Cen? tral Park studios, nt 15 West Sixty seventh street. Site lias made no secret. In talking with her frlonds, of her Intention lo return to the stage, although It Is known that Harry Thaw ami ills lawyers have Violently opposed tills courso. Within a short time, It is said, she will begin the study of dancing, and as she made her lirst lilt In New York with a Spanish dance she Is confident thai she can turn her nat? ural grace and skill to lie ncipilred to exe. Pent advantage. Sbo lias de? termined to go back to Hie Htago and has Insisted thai nothing that sbo can do can possibly injure her has hand's chances. Brother Accurcs Bicther of Theft. fBy Associated Press.1 PITILADELELPIIIA, PA.. .Inly 30. Nuncio /erglus was arrested here tonight by Central Station detectives i red hot kitchen Ion a warrant Issued nl the Instance stove. The cries of the child brought tlie mother. Tlie police were cnllctl and the man arrested. The baby was badly burned. U. S. Asks MexicoV. Aid. /Rv Appoelnted Prosa.) WASHINGTON, D. C. July f his brother, Emlll? Sergius of No. 221 Thompson street, New York, charging him with tho theft of nn lii|iie Jewelry valued at $30,000. 30. $300,000 Fire in Chicago. (Hv Associated "Press.i CHICAGO. ILLS., July 30. -Tho The Slate Department has taken up plant of tho Chicago, New York. Ros ?vitii Mexico the subject of checking ton Refrigerator Company at Flfty tho Immigration of Japanese coolies first street and Central Park avenuo, '??to >he United States across the wns damaged bv Uro today to the ex Mexican border. I tont of $300.000.