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THE DAILY PrtES8 la tho
only newspaper published In
Newport News that receives the
full news report of the Asso?
ciated Press.
VOL. XII. NO. 212
BLRGKSTONE SCORES"
GOVERNOR SIM
,-. ii
Circuit Court Judge Creates a
Sensation at Opening of Trial
ot Uzzle, the Negro.
SAYS GOVERNOR IS SPECTACULAR
Declares from Bench That Chief Exe?
cutive of the State Acted In Hasty
Manner When He Ordered Troops
to Onancock?Says Norfolk Militia
Arc Boys. .
(Special to tho Daily Press).
PARKSL13Y, VA., SopL ?.?Usxlc,
tho negro edltorl accused of leader?
ship hi the recent rioting at Onan?
cock and Tnsloy, Oil the Kasten
Shore of Virginia, when a hack car?
rying the United Stale:; mail was fir?
ed Into from ambush, endangering
the lives of two white tuen und a
white woman, was placed <>n trial to?
day for shooting and dangerously
wounding Garland A. Helote- a while
hoy. Judge W. O. S. Hlackstoue piV>
siding.
Tho trial Will not lie concluded this
week, and will probably extend far
into tho coming week. Hurlon, an?
other <>r the riot loaders, Is to be tried
during this term of the court. Union
was the owner of the store In which
tho negroes Congregated and which
was bluffed by the whites during the
trouble.
Tito imost sensational foilluro of
the t'lal today was the action of Judge
Blackstono In denouncing Governor
Swnnson from the honch for sending
troops to Onancock without having
been requested so 10 do by the au?
thorities of tho county of Accomac.
"It was the net of a spectacular (!ov
ernor frequently given to spontaneous
combustion." said Judge Blnckstonc.
He said that this action on the pa-'t
of iho Governor was a blot on the
fair name of Accomac county and
maintained that twenty good men
COIlld have done more in putting an
end to any disturbance than all (lie
boy soldiers who were sent to the
Kastern Snore, of whom many were
ton young to carry a gun.
These remarks on the part of the
trial judge were brought forth upon
the application or Attorneys Jeff rips
and Wllcox of Norfolk, attorneys for
the defense, for n change of venue in
the ground that a fair anil Impartial
trial was Impossible In Accomac on
account of the Intense fooling engen?
dered agalnat the prisoner by reason
of Ihciitlot. The motion was ?nfiiscdi
the judge taking tho occasion to
score the Governor for his interfer?
ence in the matter nnd maintaining
thai the entire affair had been great?
ly exaggerated.
STEAMBOAT OFFICERS
ENGAGE IN FIST CUFF
Captain McHorney Handles First Of?
ficer Luckett Roughly nnd Both
Are Arrested.
Captain B. F. McHorney, manager
of the McHorney Steamboat Line
and First Orrieer F. M. LllCkctf of
the steamer Queen Anne, plying'
tween Ibis city and Richmond, encag?
ed In a lively fist fight on Old Do?
minion pier A about 6 o'clock yester?
day afternoon. The ficht was stopped
by Patrolman Woodward and both
men were placed under nurosL The
prisoners were balled by Justice
Seemos on their own recognizance for
their appearance in tho pollco court
this morning.
After the Queen Anne lied up at
ploc A for the night, Captain McHor?
ney and the purser of the steamer,
who are old friends, were talking on
the dock, when Luckott approached
Hie men anil entered into a dispute
with Captain McHorney. One Word*
followed another, and the mate is said
to have si ruck McIIornoy in tin- face.
The lattoil then jumped 011 Luckott
and gave him a sound thrashing be?
fore Officer Woodward, who was
nearby, could reach the scene.
ADMINISTRATION EAGLES
ELECT THEIR OFFICERS
Theodore Bell of California Elected
Grand Worthy President?
Other Officers Chosen.
(By Associated Prcffs.)
Norfolk, va.. Sent. c.?The ad?
ministration ticket won out in today's
election of Hie grand officers of Ihn
Fraternal Order or Ragles, ami while
the official vole will not be announc?
ed ?in III tomorrow a Re union on the
floor of Ilio convention. It was au?
thentically stated tonight that the
full ticke) without a break will go
through against tho anti administra?
tion at odd;: of ten lo ono.
J. 8. Parry, campaign manager for
Theodore A. Boll, ?f Cnllfoihla, an
n?uhccd Iho following n w officers of
iln> ensuing yon;':
Grand Worthy President, Theodore
A. Holl, of California.
"Grand Worthy vice President n.
Monnghan, of Philadelphia.
prand Worthy Secretary, Conrad lt.
Mann, of Milwaukee.
Grknd Worthy Treasurer, Frank F.
Herring.
Grand Worthy Chaplain, John A.
Cllne. of Ohio.
Grand Worthy Conductor. Eddie
Mclirldo, of New York.
Grand inner Guard, M. Armstrong,
of Texas.
Grand Wotthy Trustees. Or. 11. A.
nnrtictl of Tennessee; Marlin I).
Gray, <if Connecticut; W. C. McKlie
hey, of Michigan and Thomas 0.
Hayes, of New Jersey.
S. it. Wads worth, of Iowa, who was
first a nominee for grand worthy
president and then a candidate for
grand worthy vice-president. finally
withdrew altogether, leaving Holl and
Monnghan undisputed candidates in
the race.
Pays Thirty-five Thousand Fine.
(By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO, 11.1/ Sept. i;.?a dis?
patch to the Itceonl Herald Rom Aus?
tin, Tex., says: "Tho International
lla.'vcster Company of Wisconsin has
pleaded guilty to a violation of the
Texas anli ttUst laws, and paid a line
or $35.000 assessed by the court. The
company also agreed that a perpetu?
al Injunction entered forbidding it to
operate In Texns.
NO PETTINGl?R KERMIT
Son of the President Abandons
His Hike Because of Men.
WORRIED THE BOY NEARLY TO DEATH
Sewing Circles and Other Female Or?
ganizations Pestered the Poor Lit?
tle) Chap 'Till Life Became a Bur?
den?Now Hunting Somewhere.
CHICAGO, ILLS., Sopt 0.?Kenn It
Roosevelt, son of the President of the
United Stales, reveled for eight days
in the '?roughing It" of United Stab s
army life on march ami then he was
routed by the repeated onslaughts of
the "ladles" sewing circle" and kin?
dred organizations and forced to de?
sert at Joslln, III. The petting and
pampering by women at every stop?
ping place l.vcaino intolerable six
days ago, hut the news of It became
public only today.
Young Roosevelt, for the nove lty of
the expedience, Jol.i :1h- first squad?
ron of tin- Thirteenth United stales
Cavalry on Its "pike" from Font Rl
ley, Kansas to Port Sheridan. Illino?
is. Tho foregoing story of his "do
Bortlon" lias leaked out. The office's
tell another and more dignified story
They say (hat ihe President's sou left
(he march at Joslln to keep a hunting
trip engagement with friends in the
Dakotas. There is no dlffotbncc <>r
opinion on one thing, hwever. Kormll
Roosevelt disappeared with complete
Success, and his whereabouts today
was pot known to any one, sewing
circle, devotee or oilier. The officers
said they believed he was In Chicago.
Tho men said they believed he had
"Ulken to the tall weeds."
Popular With His Companion.
For his endurance and onjnymonl
of every experience of camp life, ex?
cept the unusual one or having, the
privacy id' his lent Invaded
by curious women at incon?
venient moments, Kermit Roose?
velt was praised by the offi?
cers and men alike. Young Roose?
velt rode well, it was saitl and was
"hall - fellow - well-met'- with the
Cioopers and every one else,
save tho women folk that
irked him willi their well-meant In?
tentions. He thoroughly enjoyed be?
ing tl:vd out with the day's ride,
being fed coarse food, and rolling up
in a blanket on the grntifid In llis|
tent lo rest. He stnoked a'pipe con?
stantly, tlje men said, and pledged
health r.s often as lit- was Invited to.
lie even took his "sowing circle" re-j
verses philosophically anil bore them I
with fortitude until bis oxpo:i|onco at
Joslln. This was related Py a mem?
ber of a snuadron .?
The Last Straw.
"All along the march Kcrmll wns
lloni/od, and great crowds would vis?
it tho camp to see him." saitl he.
"They would not. let him alone, even
:ft mess, and curious persons would
null back the flap of his lent while
he was eating. Young pi Ms would
come from the villages near which
we camped on the march, and he had
greatly difficulty In evading them.
The last straw enme at Joslln. while
we were In camp there. Early oho
morning an enthusiastic oldo:4y wom?
an invaded his lent while he was still
asleep anil nailed him on Ihe cheek
Olid e.-il|e,| hint a 'dear boy.'
"I think that Ihe woman was mere?
ly nctlnc In a mothorlv spirit, and
felt proud that Iho President had such
(Continued on Second Pago.)
NEWPORT NEW
TRAIN JUMPED TRUCK
WHILE AT FULL SPEED
Crashed Into Freight Standing on
Another Track airi a Dozen
Were Killed. S
OCCURRED NEAR WATERLOO. IOWA
Passenger Train Was Late and W.vj
Attempting to Make Up Lost Time
When the Trucks Left the Tracks
Dozen Persons Injured, But They
Will Recover.
(Ry Associated Press.)
WATERLOO, IA.. Sept. r..-Twelve
persons Wore killed and twelve oth?
ers injured in tho wreck of an ex?
press train on Iho Chicago, Rock Is?
land & Pacific Railroad at No.vis la.
today. The express train northbound
jumped the Hack while going at fuli
speed and crushed into a freight train
(standing on the siding.
Tho injured weit- i'.-ought to Water?
loo hospital. All of the dead and In
Juiod were in Hie smoking car. which
was Immediately behind the baggage
and mail cars. The smoking car was
demolished.
Tho northbound express wna Ion
minuloa late at Norrls. whoro the
freight train was waiting. The ex?
press cniliu along at ter'ifie speed
in an effort to make up time, .lust
as the locomotive of the passenger
train was about to pass the freight
locomotive, iho trucks of the former
loft) iho track ami Iho moving engine
crashed into the engine or the f'.blgnt
wrecking both locomotives and lolo
Rcoplng the baggage und mall cars,
and demolishing tin- smoking car.
The passengers In the two day
coaches following the smoking car
escaped willi a violent shaking up.
Rescuers were Immediately nl
baud to care for Hie Injured and lo
take die dead f 0111 the wreckage.
BALTIMORE YACHTS STAR!
FOR EXPOSITION TODAY
Fleet Will Meet Boats of Philadelphia
Clubs at Muuth of the
Patar-co.
JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION, Sept.
c. -This aftornoon the fleet of (he Rai
tlmorc Yacht Club, comprising Bho
flagship "und 13 other yachts, will
Weigh anchor, cliroute lo the Expo?
sition. The fleet will he under com?
maud of Commodore Henry H. Ullplll
on Hie steam yacht Margaret. ?n
tho fleet will he tin- Isolde, n ar com?
modore Waiter Anker; LuCnodcn, J.
A. Dinning; Helen. .1. 11. RoTiTnetle;
Lcona, James A. Smyser; Quo Vulsii,
Smith and Shrlvor! Severn, .1. II.
Duke; Gillncoa, A. D. Poster; Lotltla,
W. H. Grafflln, Kaleda, R. Ilrcnt
Koyser, Petrollo Hi*,Baker Waters,
Ilalyon, Thomas Coolo, BesBica, w. ?.
Kuhns. The Huron will also be In
the fleet and she will be sailed by a
?ion of Commodore Cilpin.
It is expected that the fleet will
meet thai of the Philadelphia and
Corinthian Yacht clubs of Philadelphia
at tho mouth of the Patapsco river
and will come down together. It Is
understood that there are 20 boats
in Die Philadelphia fleet.
The Baltimore yachtsmen are na?
turally more interested In their yacht,
the Dorothy, that will contest for the
King's cup next Wednesday, aim
most of them will remain in these wa?
ters until after Hie series is over.
St ptombcr is, has been fixed ns
Cumberland, .Maryland. Day at the
Exposition. .Mansfield. Ohio, Day has
been set for September 0, and an in?
teresting program has been arranged
for the occasion.
Another Notice Issued.
Tho following notice has "been ?T
sued by Director Genera! Pair, under
date 'September f>: "Mr. Charles W.
Kohlsaat, commissioner general, list?
ing asked to be relieved of tho per?
formance or duties covered by my
order of tin 21th tilt., Col. Barton ll.
Grundy will represent me horooTtor
in und have charge of the entertain?
ment of distinguished visitors upon"
tin- grounds of the Exposition, and of
social and diplomatic relations there?
with. Effective September C J. M.
Harr, director general.
There will he a game of base ball
on Loe Parade next Monday. Septem?
ber 9, at - p. in., between tho Twenty
third Infantry team and a nine from
the Third Artillery and Twelfth Cav?
alry. The batteries will bio Hays and
Conway from the Twenty-third, and
Porroster and Itobblns from the Ar?
tillery-Cavalry.
TELLS WIuT^AL^eT OF PLOT
Declares He Knows of Persons Who
Arc Threaening President's Life.
IIAGERSTOWN, MD., Sept. 0?
I-'ritz Troxlcr. a Swiss peasant, who
ennio here from Baltimore recently
and was employed by various building
contractors, rushed Info police head
quarters last midnight ami declared
to the policemen that he hud heard
S. VA.r SATU UP AY, 6
of a plot to 1(111 I'll slili at KooBOVolt.
He said ho was a member of a secret
socloty, organized to counteract Influ?
ence of tho nuarcltl t Troxlcr, who
came to America from Switzerland
Ifccvcntoon months ago, spoke very lit?
tle English. A German interpreter,
after conversion with Troxler, gave
his opinion that", he was sane.
Troxler took ihe offU-i rs to his
I hoarding house nnd liowed tliem a lot
of documents, Including a caul con?
taining the name of a dealer ln lire
arms, lie said the person who threat?
ened tile President s life purchased
their weapons from this rinn.
JusftJ?jB Harth? dismissed Troxler.
wlio was locked in a .ell [or the bal?
ance of tht. night. Troxlcr told Jus
tlco llartle that In llaltlinore, while
seated ?t a tnbl,. in a restaurant he
overheard a Oerman and a Itusslnn
discussing a Plan to lull l'resldenl
Itoosevelt The officers here regard
Iho Swiss uc slightly ibranged.
WHOLE PLEBE CLASS IN
DANGER OF EXPULSION
Members of It Have Dcen Givin0 the
"Silent Treatment" and There's
Trouble at Wert Point.
(lly Associated Pious.1
NEW YOHK. Sept. ti. The ".silent
treatment? of n plebe at West Point.'
it is stated , ln dispatches received
hero, has resulted in a clash between
the plebe clasH and the commandant
at the military academy, colonel Hoh?
eit Leo^llowro, which threatens lode
ploto tho supply of United fttales ar?
my officers four years hence, for Col
onol liowr.o issued an order two days
ago to tho'tffect that unlnss the ca?
det wns relieved entirely of the
"treatment" ho would dishonorably
, discharge the entitle class, a cadet,
the son of. " wealthy Chicago man,
is the young man around whom the
Inoublo centers. He Is a plebe and
II Ik slated, received Ihe "silent trcnt
incut" not only from his own class,
but from tho cadets In Ihe other
classes OuOhUSO of a complaint
he Is alleged to have made when be
was mildly ha zed by a fellow class?
man.
The treatment accorded the cadet
Reached the commandant by some
means and caused' hjm to . threaten
the dismissal of 'bo class unless It
was stopped. The cadets, It Is un?
derstood, have determined lb remain
firm in their altitude so that Inter?
esting developments are likely.
Today's Exposition
Program.
<( INVENTION M BETING?
Jamestown lienlal Convention,
Convention Hall.
Special Features of the Day.
N: 15 a. in.?Inspection "D" Dili
lory, Third IS. s. Artillery.
ll a. in.?Concert, Exposition
llnnd. History Building.
I p. in. ?Piano nnd Violin Re
cltnl, Edwin M. Shoncrt and Earl
.1. PfoutS, Auditorium.
1:30 p. in.?Nat. A. a. U. Cham
plonahlp; Athletic Fluid,
i.no p. in.?Concert Exposition
Hand. Athletic Field. '
?J::;n p. in.?Motor Boat Races.
Off Government Pier.
?1 p. in.?Organ Hecltal. Claude
p. Lnndl, Auditorium.
4:15 p. in.?Cumaroni's Slide for
Idfi?Warpath.
4:30 p. in.?The Flying Ban
vardS, War Path.
9:15*p. rri.?Canforonl's Slide for
Life?Warpath.
0:30 p. m.?Tho Flying Ban
yards. War Path.
Stated Program Every Day.
7::iu a. in.--dates Open.
0:30 to I0::i0 a. m.?Concert, Ex?
position Hand, Main Gate.
10 a. m.?And hourly thereafter
Exhibition of weather bureau,
EartMqiiako recorder, Government
Building A.
10:30 to 11:30 a. m.?Concert,
Phlnney'a United Slates Baud. Ra?
leigh Court.
II a. in. -Preparation of largo
weather map from reports from
all sections of tho country, Gov?
ernment I Udlding A.
II to t a. m.?Session of Chil?
dren's School Farm.
11:30 a. m.?Concert. Mexican
National Hand. Raleigh Court.
1:00 p. m.?Biographic ami stre
optlcan Exhibition, Scenes on In?
dian Reservation with lecture, in?
terior Department, Government
building A.
'1 p. m.?Biographie. Exhibition
and lecture; Scenes In YbiMJinlto
Valley. Government Building A.
'j to I p. m.?Phlnnoy's United
States Hand, Auditorium.
2:30 p. m?United States I.lfo
Saving Servlco Drill nt station.
11:30 a. m.?Illustrated lecture
"Reclaiming the Desert" by Mr. C.
.1. Blaneha.H. U. S. It. s.. In?
terior Department Government
building A.
3 p. in.?Illustrated Lecture,
"The Hand That God Forgot." by
? C. J. Blanchard, U. S. R. s. In?
terior Department, Government
Building A.
-1 p. m.- Illustrated iictiire "Yel?
lowstone National Park,'' by Mr.
E. C. Culver. Interior Department,
Government Hulldlng A.
6:30 to C,:30 p. in.?Mexican Na?
tional Band Concert, Reviewing
Stand.
5 KPT EM.HE kl 7, 1.107.
Spectacular and Closely Contested
Events In First Day of Meet
at Exposition.
SEVERAL WORLbo RECORDS BROKEN
Shchan, of Boston, Lowers Time for
Half Mile Running by Three Sec?
onds, and McDonald, of Irish Amer?
icans for Weight Thrower*?Senior
Sports Today.
(Special staff Correspondent), j
JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION, Bopt.
ii. Tho features today uf iho James?
town Exposition Athlollc meid, was
the invading nf tho junior record for
throwing the r,r,.pound weight, by P.
McDonald, of tlx- Irish American club,
the lowering of the half tulle running
record Ih.loo seconds, by P. C. Bliue
hau. of Huston, Mass., und Iho |>olo
vaulting of E. T. Cook, Irish-Amort
can Athletic chili, who came within
four Inches of the world's record.
Tho events were closely contested
und spectacular, the Irlsh-Amorlcnn
t< am. winning the day's honors mi
points. The 100 ynrtl dash was a
UOck and neck run between (IchraiMt
ami Keating. Sullivan's finish In the
mile race, inking the lead in a final
sprint, after u had start, elcctVllod
the l.'lg crowd present.
Events and Winners.
Second event, half inllo junior?
Prank Shumnn, Huston, rlrstj 0. M.
Frenchi N. V. A. C, second; W. A.
Mnckoy, Montreal, third. Time,
1:00 3-5.
Third event, one mile Junior?.1. .1.
Hniii\an. Huston, Urstj William .1.
O'Cunnoll. Xiivlcr A. A? New York,
second; Pi N". Hllcy, i. A. A. c, third.
Time. 4:20 3-5.
Pour til ovont, pultiliK Hi pound shot,
junior?W. Qllmoro, Olympic, first;
Lee Tnlltot, I. A. A. C, second; P.
McDonald, I. A. A. O., third. Distance,
43 feet, II 1-1 inches.
Fifth, event, 440 yards Junior? (5. It.
Ford, N. \. A. (V. first; A. T. Ilalley.
N. Y. A. C, second; Lcroy llorland,
Pnstimo (N. Y.) A. C. third. Time.
51 2-0 seconds.
Running high Jump ?P. F, Itlsley,
I. A. A. t\, first; W. C. Ffeldlng, N.
Y. A. C., second; F. It. Young. Wash?
ington. D. C, third. Height, f. foot 0 1-2
inches.
Throwing discus?Lee Talbot, I. A.
A. ('., first; .lohn .1. White, Pastime
A. C., second; Herman Meyer, N. Y.
A. C; third. Distance, tl3 feet Oil!
Inches.
220-ynrd dash?W. .1. Keating, I. A.
A. C. first; Q. N. Srhaffcr. N. Y. A.
C, second; ... .1. Archer, I. A. A. C,
third. Time, 22 1-B second.
Two New Yorkers Win.
220-yard hurdle ? w. s. Loo, N. Y. A.
C, first; Walter llursch, N. Y. A. C,
secoild; p. ,i. Kcar, N. Y. A. C, third.
Tlmo, 2G 2-G seconds,
Polo vault for height ? E. T. Cooke,
I. A. A. C, first; William (Topppny,
Montreal A. C. second; W. A. McLcod,
Irish-American A. C, third. Distance,
12 feet.
Throwing HI pound hammer?M. P.
McQrnth, N. Y. A. C. first; Lee Tal
boll. I. A. A. C, .second; p. McDonald,
I. A. A. C. third. Distance. |t!2 feet.
Five-mile run?E. It. WoTfon, Law?
rence M. l. A., Iloston, first; W, u.
Hellers. N. Y. A. C, second; .Lw. .1.
Lee. Slimniorvillo, Mass., third. Time,
27:101-B seconds.
Itunning broad jump?Plait Adnius,
N. Y. A. U? first; E. L. Farroll, Ilos?
ton A. C, second; S. C. 'Northrldgo,
Irish-American A. C., third. Distance,
?J2 foot I inches.
120-yard hurdlo?<P. Drlnsmado, N.
Y. A. C, first; W. S. Lee. N. Y. A.
v., second; s. C. Northrldgo, I. A. A.
C, third. Time, Mi 1-5 seconds.
New Junior Record.
Throwing 55-pound weight ? P. Mc?
Donald, r. A. A. C, first; T. K. Bar?
rett, Maryland Swimming Club, Bal?
timore, second: P. .1. O'Connor, Pns
ttmo A. C. Now York, third. Dis?
tance. ;;" feet 3-4 Inches. This is a
new junior record.
Throwing discus. Crook style--W.
W. Zeeig. Western 1'nlvorslty, for
Pelina, first; Thomas Meyer. Irish
American A. C. second- Distance,
72 feet, 2 1-2 Inches.
First event amateur athletic union
of Amorica championship--100 yard
junior?P. C. uohrnrdt, Olympiad Chi?
cago, first. W. .1. Keeling. Irish
American, second; P, Lukemau, Mon?
treal, third. Time, 10 2-5.
Records Broken.
The following records were broken
in I lie junior events today at tho Ex?
position:
880-yard run?Old record, 1:59 2-6;
new established by Sheohan; of South
Huston. Mass., 1:50 2-0.
220 yard run?Old record, 22 -t !>;
new record established by W. .1. Kent
lug of the Irish American Athletic
Club, of New York, 22 1-5.
220-ynrd hurdlo?Old record 20 s.
ond.t flat; new record as established
by W. F. Lee. Now York A. C. 25 2-0.
One-mile run?old record, 4:344-5;
now roconl, established by James ?'?
Sullivan. Boston, Mass., 4i301-G.
Five oill?' rare?Obi record 27:t0;
now as established by A. R. Welton,
"I Lnuiroiico, Mass.. 27:101-5,
Hutting ili" IC-|H)Uiid shot?Old
record, 43 foot, I 1*8 inches; new
record as established l>y Met! taw, 43
root u i t Inches.
Throwing it", pound hnmmor?old
record, 101 fcot, s inches, now record
as established hy M. P, Mctlralb. of
the New York Athletic t'lnb, 108 foot.
Mr. Eberle's Report.
Mr. Prank Kborlo, spedui cotnmts
sioner of the Exposition, has returned
from a fifteen days' trip ihrougli Hies?
igen, visiting the leadtio; cities am?
giving MlOm special days at the Ex?
position.
In his report lo Mr. R. \V. Holies,
director of publicity. Mr. Eliorlo Bays;
l have covered ll?b soutlfTinlt of the
state of Michigan, visiting the prmcb
pal cities and giving special days 10
III.':.' of BUfflcicnt iuiporlnnce. The
eitles nol honored with special days
si.' to join in with the other cities
which will participate In the Michigan
Stale Day. October 81.
"During my fifteen davs' absence
I Visited seventeen Michigan cities,
giving special daps at the Exposition
to twelve id them. Or these elites
plghl have accepted Iho Exposition's
Imitation anil have selected a date
and are arranging to properly observe
their day al Iho Exposition. Two have
accepted the Invitation but have not
yet dccldod upon the dale and the
other two are considering he IllVltn
(Continued on Third 1'age.)
TO NlfONEllNYORK
Finally Decided lo Call the Other
Monster Battleship Delaware.
10 CHANGE NAME OF CRUISER
Preaent New York Probably Will be
RecbrlGtencd Saratoga?Historic
Old Vessel of Tf.mt Name Is Now a
8choolshlp.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 0.?According
to the present Intentions of the naval
authorities] one of (he new 20,000-ton
batlb-nhlps will be known as the New
York. No. 88, which Is being laid by
the Newport News D.\v Dock and
shipbuilding Company, at Nowport
News. Va.. was named the Delaware
some tlni,. ago, at the suggestion of
members of the Dolawaitu delegation
in Congress, which suggestion was
approved by Secretary llounpartc.
The subject was taken up wtth Sec?
retary Motcalf shortly after be enter
oil the office of Secretary of the Navy
last December ami, with the approval
of the President, he decided upon
Hint inline. The names America,
Constitution, stars and Sir I pea ami
various other patriotic names, as wcdl
as Iho names of several states and
cities had been suggested. As It bad
been decided lo name battleships only
in honor of'stales till the list should
become exhausted, all other names
were eliminated.
A like competition ensued over the
naming of the sister vessel. No. 20.
which will he I'.lilt by the Foro River
Shipbuilding Company, nr Qulncy,
Mass. Of all the names suggested
New York has won out. If the Pres?
ident approves Acting Secretary New
berry'S decision, the second ship will
be named In honor of Hie Empire
State, as Hie home of the President,
even an Hie first, of the I wo biggest
vessels of Hie navy will be named for
tho second smallest slate of the Hil?
ton.
In Ordorf to give the name New
York lo the Itnltloshln It will ho ne?
cessary lo change the name of the
ci libe l New York. For a while It
was contemplated, acceding lo the re
quests of New Yorkers, to call the
cruiser Rio Manhattan. but If Is
thought better lo give it a name his
topical in Hie navy and at the same
lime to name for a town. According;
lv the present New York, which was
Admiral Sampson's flagship pa.'t of
? to. time during (be Spanish-American
War, will he rcchrlstoncd the Sarato?
ga.
APPALACHIAN ENGINEERS
HERE FOR SUMMER MEETING
Asrociation Will Hold Session at
Hotel Warwick and Make Head?
quarters There.
The Appalachian Engineers' Asso?
ciation will convene for its annual
mid summer mooting at Hotel War?
wick today. Several of the engineers
arrived in Hie city yesterday nml
nearly a hundred more tiro expected
hero this morning.
The engineers will remain in this
city for several days, but the b??t
I pess of Hie meeting probably will be
llsposcd of today or .Monday morn?
ing. THe visitors will be taken to
Hn- Exposition, the Hampton branch
(of tho National Soldiers' Home, Fori
Monroe and other points of Interest
In this vicinity. They probably will
visit the shipyard during their stay
here.
THE WEATHER.
Fair Saturday; Sunday part?
ly cloudy, warmer In Interior;
variable winds.
PRICE TWO CENTS
EARLE FEARLESS AND u
DEVOID Of ALL SHAME
Ariist Declares That He Could
Convince Monroe N. J., Mob If
He Had Hall a Chonce.
HE'S ADVISED NOT ID ATTEMPT IT
Mrs. Earlc Wrlteg That She la Con?
tent?Dlfflcultlca Likely to Des?
Path When She Makes Application
for Divorce?Threats of Violence
Fall to Frluhtcn Him. \
(By Associated Press!.
NH\V YORK, Sept. fl.?Ferdinand
Plnnoy Karle, the Orange county ar
Uat-Hoclitllat who has si T his fellow
townsmen ul Monroe and other po?.
sons all agog by shipping Ms young
wile and their little turn, Harold, ott
lo Kuropc. so that ho may obtain tho
freedom he needs lo marry another
woman, has wrltli u a lengthy dctcioin
of his action, his text being recent
Criticism <d himself by a woman
writer.
Ho says: "There Is nothing brutal
or Humoral In our whole niTiilr, ex?
cept Iho attitude of the papers, whloi
are file helplessly und hopelcssiy
roh cIobb and shameful servants or
exploited millions.
I regret this notoriety for the sake
ot tin- noble woman who la going
partly out of my Ufo und for the Hdico
of the lady who bus helped 'no
through thin drama, und for thu aako
ol the families who "no not necosaarl
ly share our views. As for Harold,
he goes to loving and lovable friends
and ahull ever enjoy a father's pro?
tection, nnd, wo trust, ahull llvo to
\ ldle.de his parents."
Notwithstanding ho wna mobbed by
Indignant persons In Monroe und tko
manifest desire to treat him rouglfiy
again should hfl return from New Yor?
to Monroe. KaMe Is importable. Ijo
told the village president that It ho
could got a chance serlouBTy to dis?
cuss with Ho villagers what ho bad
done he could convince them of tho
righteousness of Ills position. But iho
village president advised the artist
not to try to gain the pcoplu's ears.
Violence Does Not Alarm Him.
Karle also Informed thu reporters
who remained in Monroe that no
could not be forced to (|ult Monroo
by and show of ylofdnco. His boitig
i In ow n out of his buggy ami foiiuhetl
witli his own horsewhip, he snld, was
i men- incident. Nevertheless Kario,
who came to New York yesterday in
connection with making ;\ money uut
tlomont on his wife, did not return to
Monroo hist night, but remained In
town with relatives.
Karle says ho received a loiter from
VIis. Karle, mailed when Che Ryndain,
the steamer upon which she und her
child ut'e traveling, was olf Sandy
Hook. She wrote. Karle said, Lullt
he was content und would be happy
when nil tue publicity attending the
affair was over.
Meantime it Is reported that tho
young woman to whom Karle hopes
in Ii,, married after divorce from Mrs.
Barlo, Is now In tho White Mountains.
It appoars that she has a home In
Rethlehcm, N. H. It Is rumored that
Karle will soon leave here for New
Hampshire, but tue" artist would
vouchsafe no Information hh To his
plans in tlds rcgnrd. Frederic K.
Cbudort, Jr., or the firm of Inwyors
who lira regarded as authorities on
International law, t hl nit a that Mrs.
(Carlo will find her way beset wltn
many difficulties when the cnue comes
up In the Kreuch courts. The Itiws in
France governing dfvorco nro very
severe, he says.
THURM AN HAS CHANCE
TO ESCAPE GALLOWS
Court of Aopcals Grants Him a Writ
of Error Because Trial Jury Was
Improperly Summoned.
f My Associated Press.)
NORFOLK, VA., Sopt. C?The Court
of Appeals of Virginia at Staunton
today granted a writ of error and sup
orsoadas in the case of Leo C. Thur
man, of ?Norfolk, formerly of "West
Pointy K.v., ami Bast Liverpool, Ohio,
convicted of tho trunk murder mys?
tery of Walter P. l5oIs.cn of Michi?
gan, ami sentenced to bang Septem?
ber 27. The appeal was on the ground
that ' the trial jury was improperly
summoned and that one member of
the jury wan a non-resident of Nor?
folk. .
The Holsen murder occurred In
Fobruary, IfiOff. Thurmnu was e*p>
lured at Vancounyor, B. [., 18 months
later.
Prairie Leaves Roads,
The United States auxlllanV cruiser
Prairie passed ou| the Capes yoster
day, returning to Newport, R. 1. with
Die Rhode Island state naval mllltla,
which hns been on lto annual cruise
to thu Juuiebtowii Exposition,

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