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NEW HAVEN, CONN., TUESDAY JULY 10 1906. THE CAEETNGTOK PUBLISHING CO. i V ; i SECRETARY TAFT OPENS CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN FIRES THE FIRST GUN BEFORE REPUBLICANS OF GREENS BORO, N. C. Opera House Packed to Overflowing to Hear Him Advised That If Proper Effort Were Made at Coming; Election It Would lie Possible to Carry the State for tbe Republican Party Be lieves Nothing Could Happen Better tor the Country Than the Breaking o the "Solid South." Greensboro, N. C, July 9. Secretary of War Taft to-night before a meeting of North Carolina republicans on the eve of their state convention, delivered a speech that was generally anticipated as the opening gun of the congressional campaign of 1306. The speech dealt with current political questions, and, opening with advice to the rank and file- of the party in North Carolina, and the South particularly, referred to the achievements of the party in the ses sion of congress just closed. The opera ihouse was packed to overflowing by an. assemblage eager to hear the secretary of war, and hundreds of persons were turned away because of the limited size of the hall. The secretary was warmly applauded throughout his speech.. V The mention of Bryan's name in the course of Secretary Taft's speech pro ivoked a storm of applause. Secretary Taft in opening said that When ha was invited to address this meeting the committee advised him "that the political situation was such that if a proper effort was made at the coming election it would be possible to carry the state for the republican party. The secretary added: "I believe that nothing that could happen in the politics of this country would work greater advantage to the country at ' large, and to the south in particular, than the breaking up of what has been properly known as the 'solid south." I eay this In no partisan spirit, for I am not one of those who think that this xesult would necessarily increase the probability of the continuance in power of the republican party. The solidity of the south hag In a measure furnished Its own antidote in restraining many voters in tbe north who might have left the republican party but for what they regard aa the injustice and danger of southern political conditions. The south has .been kept solid by the epoctre of negro domination, and by etirring up racial prejudices and arous ' Ing unfounded alarm over an imposslT Ible return to reconstruction days," said the secretary. "After a long struggle," lie added, "the negro's vote was made to coun for nothing, and then the po litical leaders of the dominant party came to realize that dreadful demoral ization of all society that followed in a government if law was flouted and fraud was to constitute its basis. They cast about to make the law square with existing conditions by property and educational qualifications which should exclude the negro. They adopted amendments to the state constitutions iwlth the so-called "grandfather clauses' intending to apply the new qualifica tions to the negro, and not to apply them to the whites." The secretary said It w s impossible Nto'frame a law establishing an educa tional qualification for suffrage which "w stand the test of the fifteenth amendment, and which will not operate (ultimately to exclude impartially the negroeand whites from the ballot who lacked educational requirements. The policy In te south, he said, which ex cludes from he ballot impartially black and whrto, wen ignorant and irre sponsible, can ot ibe criticised. During the past decade, Mr. Taft pointed out, a period of unprecedented prosperity has cone to the fair south ern states. "Under the circumstances," he said, "It Is not t be expected that the sensible business rnen of the south do not perceive the trmendous disad vantage under which the southern states labor in having only one party with any voice in their state govern ments, as in being herded together al ways as the hide-bound support of the democratic party of the country, no imatter what fallacies It may adopt in its platform nor what candidate it may put before the country. "The effect of the change of industri al conditions in eliminating the cry of negro domination from the politics of the former slave-holding states has manifested itself first in the border etatos. West Virginia has become per manently republican, and Maryland and Missouri put themselves in the repub lican column in the last presidential election, while Kentucky nearly brought forth works meet for repent ance in the first MoKinley campaign." The question which should address it self to the great business interests of tho south, the secretary stated, Is how much longer "the spectre of things past" is to hold them to a political al legiance that does them no good in na tional politics, and deprives their com munities of the inestimable benefit of the presence in local politics of two parties, each of which, if it does wrong, lias a real chance of being punished for its misconduct. Mr. Taft contended that if the south era people "had kept up with the times; had they at the ballot box expressed their sentiments on the living issues of tho day. Instead of allowing themselves to be frightened by a spectre and a shadow of the past, their political im portance as communities, and the sig nificance of their views on measures and men would have been vastly en hanced." He said that although much of the wealth of the south is dependent upon a protective tariff, its representatives in a national convention vote unhesi " Continued on Second Page.) A. M.1S. APPOINTMENTS. Itev. W. A. Lynch Named for New Ha ven by Dlshop Turner. Providence, July 9 At the closing session of the New England conference of the African M. E. church to-day resolutions were passed urging congress to refuse militia appropriations for state militia companies who will not accept colored militiamen, and urging opposition to the disfranchising clause now before the United States supreme court. Bishop Turner announced the appointments, among them being the following: New Haven district Presiding elder, Rev. W. H. Burrell; New Haven, Rev. W. A. Lynch; Springfield, Rev. C. N. Gibbons; Newport, Rev. W. H. Thom as; Bridgeport, Rev. J. D. Jacobs; Nor walk. Rev. J. D. Nichols; Greenwich, Rev. E. Li. Bell; Stamford, Rev, A. Q. Norton; Narragansett Pier and Shef field, Rev. J. E. Hagins; Pittsfleld and North Adams, Rev. 0. P. Watson; Lee, Rev. A. Jeler; Northampton and Wells ville, to be supplied ; Rev. I. Emery, conference missionary. MILIORD LIQUOR CASE. That of George Buddlnc is Again Post poned. Milford, July 9. When the case of George Buddine, one of three men ar rested by the state police June 9 in a liquor raid, came up in the town court to-day It was agaiii postponed, this time until July 23, in order that the state police may be present as witness es. They could not be on hand to-day. When the case was put over, however, it was understood that Buddine was to plead guilty and to pay a fine of $300 and costs. As an evidence of good faith he deposited $100 with the court to-day. BIG LOAN TO RAILROAD CO REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN CON CLUDED IN PARIS. Generally Understood in Wall Street Yesterday That the Borrower Was the Chlcngo, Milwaukee and St. Paul Sum Supposed to be Involved About $50,000,000 Denial from the Road Mentioned. . . New York, July 9 An Important loan to an American railway company was reported to have been concluded in Paris to-day. Dispatches from Paris were to the effect that the negotiations for the loan, which have been In prog ress for some time, had been success fully terminated. No details as to the transaction was made public, but It was generally understood In Wall street that the borrower was the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, and that the sum involved was about $50,000,000. President Mills, of the St. Paul, was not at his office in this city to-day, and other officials of the company denied knowledge of the loan. Chicago, July 9. Inquiry at the gen eral offices pf the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway elicited the In formation that the supposition that tho loan of from $25,000,000 to $50,000,000 made in Paris is for that road is In correct. YOSEMITE BAADIT CAUGHT. Man Under Arrest for Holding lTp Five Stage Coaches. Fresno, Cal., July 9. If the surmises of the authorities are correct, "Jack" Sweet, of Grub Gulch, In Madeira coun ty, held up the five Tosemite stages. A report to the Democrat is that he is under arrest on the charge and that he has been taken to Wawona for Identifi cation. Sweet is suspected of having held up the Tosemite 'Btage one year ago. News of the arrest was brought here by a man named Graham from Ahwanee, and all depends upon the pos sibility of identification, which several stage passengers say they are able to make. DRY DOCK DI.WEY AltRlVES. Reaches Olongnpo, Luzon, Early This Morning. Manila, July 10. The dry dock Dewey arrived at Olongapo, Luzon, this morn ing. The trip from Singapore was un eventtful. Waterbury Woman Dead at Eighty-eight Waterburg, July 9. Miss Caroline Millicent Clark, daughter of the late John Clark, died in the Water bury hospital to-night from old age. She was eighty-ight years old and the last member of a large family, which held a high place among the early set tlers of this city. Local Incorporation. Hartford, July 9. Articles of incor poration have been filed at the office of the secretary of state by the New Ha ven Decorating company, capitalized at $10,000, and the Swiss Dial company of Waterbury, capitalized at $2,000. Trolley Passengers Injured. Wichita. Kan., July 9. More than a dozen passengers were cut and bruised when a trolley car carrying thirty per sons to-night jumped the track and rolled down an embankment. First Sale of New Cotton. New Orleans, July 9. The first bale of new crop cotton was sold to-day for forty-six cents a pound, bringing $253, PLAN T3 OVERTHROW INSURANCE MANAGEMENTS MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL POLICYHOLDERS' COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK. Are After the New York nnd Mutual Life Effect a Permanent Organiza tion An Address Issued to Policy holders Explains How Voting Power lias Gradually Been Transferred from Them to a Few of the Ecxvutive Officers. New York, July 9. The international policyholders' committoe, organized to overthrow the present management of the New York Life Insurance company and the Mutual Life Insurance com pany, of New York, effected a perma nent organization at a meeting here to day. The general committee formally add ed to the list of its members the names of Lord St. Oswald and Harmond Ban nard, M. P-, to represenjt the English policyholders. After the meeting the committee issued an address to policy holders explaining the inception of the committee and outlining Its plan of ac tion. Reciting that the voting power has gradually been transferred from the policyholders to a few of the executive officers centered in New York, the ad dress says that it is necessary for the 1,200,000 policyholders to organize with out delay, as this year, under tho law recently enacted, affords the policy holders their only opportunity to obtain complete control In one election, while hereafter only half the directors can be chosen in any one election. WlLsO MlitTS PACKE11S. Secretary of Agriculture Discusses Meat Inspection With Them, Chicago, July 9. Secretary of Agri culture Wilson and the chiefs of the packing establishments at the stock yards held a meeting to-day in a small room on the top floor of the stock-yards postofflce building at Halsted and West Forty-second street. Those in the con ference aside from the secretary were T. J. O'Connor, of Armour & Co.; Ed ward Tilden, of Llbby, McNeil & Llbby; Louis F. Swift and G. F. Swift, of Swift & Co., and Ira Morris, of Morris & Co. " When the conference adjourned in the afternoon none of the puckers would say a word regarding whad had occur red in the conference. Secretary Wilson Bald: "The meeting was not a formal af fair. The Washington authorities ask ed me to meet the packers, and this trlme and place were considered the most convenient. I have nothing to say regarding what took place. The public must watt until my work Is finished be fore I say anything. I am here to-day to listen. I am a good listener. The packers have done the talking to-day. My mission here Is to explain the new law to the government inspectors. I do not expect to make a detailed inspec tion of the stock-yards, but will inform the public of the result of my labors, while here, just as soon as I can." WAS1IINGTOS ICh IHQIIRY. Grand Jury Continues Its Investiga tion Into Charges. Washington, July 9- Tho grand jury of the District of Columbia to-day con tinued its investigation Into the charges of a combination among the ice doalers to ralso the price of ice. Several wit nesses were examined, but no informa tion was given out. Several dealers to-day forfeited their collateral in de fault of appearance in the police court to answer to the charge of selling un der weight. Day State Ice Trust Matter. Boston, July 9. Charles W. Hall stram, secretary of the Massachusetts Ice Deakrs' association, had a confer ence with District Attorney John B. Moran at the courthouse late to-day. At the conclusion of the conference Mr. Moran announced that the books of the so-called Ice trust had been placed at his disposal In connection with the In vestigation which he has undertaken into the prices charged for ice. Rockvllle Man Found Dead. Rockville, July 9. Joseph Walters, aged seventy, was found late to-day dead In his home where he had been living alone since the death of his wife several months ago. According to the medical examiner he had been dead about eight hours when found. It is believed that Walters attempted to rise, lout after he had left the bed was seiz ed with a fainting spell and fell over on the bed, burying his face in the pil low and Inducing suffocation. He leaves several children. Formally Resumed. London, July 9. Diplomatic relations between Great Britain and Servla, which were terminated by Great Brit ain three years ago. Immediately fol lowing the assassination of King Alex ander and Queen Draga, were formally resumed this morning, when King Ed ward received in audience Michael Mil ipchevitch, the Servian minister. Rockefeller Camp for Dabies. New York, July 9. The fresh air camp for babies, made possible by a gift of John D. Rockefeller, was opened to-day on the property of the Rocke feller Institute for Medical Research on the East Side. In addition to the treat ment of infants, arrangements have been made for daily lectures at the camp by prominent doctors to mothers on the proper care of babies. CHAMBERLAIN'S BIRTHDAY. Celebration In Honor of British States man Dead Man That Does Not Change. , Birmingham, July 9. The celebration in honor of Joseph Chamberlain's at tainment of seventy years was contin ued to-night, when 10,000 persons as sembled in Blngley hall to witness the presentation of 120 addresses of appre ciation of Mr. Chamberlain's political services. The addresses came fiom va rious parts of the United Kingdom. Replying to the speeches of presenta tion, Mr. Chamberlain entered on a po litical retrospect. Alluding ' to the charge that ho had often changed his opinions, Mr. Chamberlain quoted Wil liam, E. Gladstone, who once said that change was a sign of life, and that it was only the dead who remained the same. POOLROOMS RHHt RAINED. Temporary Injunction Against Those at Hot Springs, Ark. Hot Springs, Ark., July 9. A tem porary injunction restraining the sev eral poolrooms and the turf exchanges of this resort from operating was granted to-day by Chancellor Curl on the grounds that they were corruptive to youth, are harborers of lawbreakers and are common nuisances. The pool rooms have been closed for over a week on a peremptory order of Sheriff R, L. Williams. The suit was brought by Prosecuting Attorney W. T. Scogglns. MANOEUVRES OF TROOPS, THIRD REGIMENT ARRIVES ON CAMP QROUHDSJT NIANTIC. Ceremony of Saluting Brigadier Gcn- cral Frost Omitted as He Was Out of the Camp Machine Gun Battery Ar rive During Afternoon Second Reg Ileglmunt Detrnlucd at Lyme and Marches Overland Seven Miles. Camp Colo, Niantic, July 9. Camp Cole went into commission ajt noon to day, when tho Third infantry, Connect icut National Guard, in command of Colonel Gilbert L. Fitch, of Bridgeport, marched from the railroad station to the parade grounds with colors flying. The regiment was dismissed to quar ters immediately, the customary cere mony of saluting Brigadier-General Russoll H. Frost being omitted, for the reason that the brigade commander was out of the camp and becmise the camp as a brigade-will not be openod until Thursday, at which time all of the reg iments except the First will be on the field. Battery A was already in camp and the Maohlne Gun battery came in dur ing the afternoon and wa3 afterwards dispatohed over the hills in the direc tion of Lyme, eleven miles away, where the Second infantry, under Colonel Goddes, of Waterbury, was marching to bivouac on Paine's farm. General Frost also went out to Colonel Geddes' camp. Colonel Geddes had detrained at Lyme, and after sending out his screen lof skirmishers had marched his main body over tho road, a distance of seven miles. He was joined by Troop A, which will serve as a rear guard in tho first sham battle of the week. Tho Third regimont was detrained at Niantic station, some of the companies being late in arriving owing to the dis tance they had to come. On the camp grounds the Third regiment had the right of the line. Colonel Geddes' com mand was next, while tho extreme flank is taken by the field artillery, tho guns of the latter being parked at the easter ly end of the parade, the Machino Gun battory being sandwiched betveen the Infantry and the artillery. There was no afternoon drill for tho Third regiment, but a regimental guard was mounted. Battery A was relieved of Its duty in assisting Colonel Fitch in defending the camp to-morrow, because it will be held in readiness to fire a sa lute when Governer Henry Roberts ar rives In camp some time during the day to remain for the entire week. He will ba accompanied by his staff and many officers of the First infantry from the state headquarters, and the i tents on "Officers' Row" havo been put in read iness for the visitors. The first order of the day issued by General Frost was the detailing of um pires for the sham battle. These are: Lieutenant-Colonel John H. Wade, as sistant adjutant-general of the state; Major Richard P. Freeman, jr., judge advocate, with Colonel Geddes' force, and Major Frederick A. Hill, brigade inspector, and Major Ebenezer Hill, Jr., brigade inspector small arms practice, with Colonel Geddes' force. It Is also announced that General Frederick E Grant, U. S. A., will review the brigade on Thursday. Major R. P. Freeman, jr., has been detailed as field officer of the day for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, giv ing the line officers freedom to be with their regiments during the sham fight. On Thursday Major Isbell, of tho Sec ond, Will be the field officer of the day, on Friday Major James A. Hurley, of the Third, and on Saturday Major Hen ry Norton, of the Second. All the men in camp except those do ing guard duty are in blue uniforms, and will make up the army of the blues, while the attacking force will be in khaki and will be called the "brown." No offensive movement will be made by Colonel Geddes until after midnight. The Third regiment had evening pa rade, which was witnessed by a large crowd of people, as there is no restric tion yet concerning visitors. The re ports received from the several com mands in camp show the following fig ures: Third regiment, 594 officers and men; Battery A. 68 officers and men; Machine Gun battery, 61 officers and men. The reports from Colonel Geddes' command have not yot been received. . VGL'JMTARILY GIVES HIMSELF UP TO POLICE CHARLES F. BERRY SURRENDERS AFTER B EIA G SEARCHED FOR FOR A YE All. Indicted In April 1005, on Seventy four Counts, Charging Embezzlement of $300,000 From Estates of Which He Was Trustee Uls Return to Boston a Prearranged Affair Held in Bonds of $15,000. Boston, July 9. Charles F. Berry, a trustee of estates, for whom represen tatives of the properties he managed have been seeking for a year, returned to this city this afternoon and sur rendered himself to District Attorney John B. Moran. Shortly after this he was taken into custody by police in spectors, and arraigned in the super ior criminal court on the charge of lar ceny. Judge Bishop ordered him held, in bonds of $10,000. Berry served as trustee of eleven estates aggregating in vulue about $1,000,000. His arrest is based upon the report of a receiver ap pointed to take charge of the estates. Berry was indicted in April, 1905, on seventy-four counts, charging embezzle ment of $300,000 from the estates for which he was trustee. His return to Boston was iby a prearranged plun. About three weeks ago a man called at the district attorney's office and show ed Mr- Moran a letter from Berry, who was at that time in South America. In tho letter Berry said that he wished to come home, and would do so if he was granted reasonable ball and fair treat ment, Bail was furnished to-day by six relatives. Neither Berry nor his counsel would make any definite state ment to-night, but it Is said that resti tution of part of the money alleged to have been embezzled is under consider ation. BIO STOKE CLOSED BY POLICE. Drastlo Course Against Marshall Field & Co. Chicago, July 9. The retail dry goods store of Marshall Field & Co. was clos ed to the public to-day by Building Commissioner Bartzen, because tho management of the store had not com plied with certain regulations to which attention had been called by the com missioner. ' " .' - For several days the management and the commissioner have been in corre spondence regarding the placing of red lights in tho store for the purpose of marking exits and stairways. This morning, when the commissioner ber came aware that the work had not boon done over Sunday, h caused police offi cers to be stationed at all doors of the place and ullowad nobody but employes to enter. The manager, Simpson, as soon as he was aware that all custom ers were being turned back at the en trances hastened to the office of the building commissioner. "I have repeatedly called attention to this matter," said the commissioner to Mr. Simpson, "and if you are not man enough to protect the lives of your patrons you ought to be in Jail." Mr. Simpson then called upon the mayor, who said that the building com missioner had boon too drastic, and that he should have proceeded against tho management of the store, through the courts. The store was then, after having been closod for about three hours, allowed to opon, and Commis sioner Bartzen declared that he would take out warrants for its managers. Late in the afternoon Building Com missioner Hartzon swore out a warrant for the arrest of James Simpson, man ager of the iFleld retail store, charging six violations of the building law. BRIDGEPORT MAN STABBED. Badly Wounded by Companion Whom He Hud Refused Money. Springfield, July 9. James Flahaven of Bridgeport, Conn., was cut from his left ear to his chin at 4:45 o'clock this afternoon by a knife wielded by a man who said he was John W. Jennings of Boston. Flahaven also received stab wounds In his right palm and wrist Jennings, who appears to be a tramp, had been refused money twice "by Fla haven, who is said to have slapped hi min the face. Jennings followed Flahaven into Cooley's hotel barroom and slashed htm In the face. The wounds are not serious. Jennings was arrested. Refused American Tinned Meats. London, July 9. As the result of the refusal of one of the ships of the Brit ish Atlantic fleet to take on American tinned meats during the recent naval manoeuvres, the admiralty directs that ships' companies be supplied with Aus tralia or Argentine brands in lieu of American. The remainder of American tinned meats now on hand is being re turned to the victualling yards and will be no longer a compulsory ration for the navy. Sign Wage Scale. Pittsburg, July 9. It was announced to-day that practically all the leading Independent sheet and tine plate com panies in the country had slgntd the wage scale for the ensuing year. This promises steady work in all the inde pendent plants. Wants Plans Month Earlier, Washington, July 9. Secretary Bona parte has modified his circular calling for plans for a 20,000-ton battleship so as to require them to be submitted to the navy department by November 1 next instead of December L BRILLIANTLY ENTERTAINED. Dinner nt the Elysee Palace for the Longworths. Paris, July 9. President and . Mme. FaJIieres gave a brilliant dinner to night at the Elysee palace in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth. Tho guests included Ambassador and Mrs. McCormick, the members of the staff of the American embassy, J. G. A. Leishman. American ambassador to Turkey, and Mrs. Leishman; Foreign Minister Bourgeoise, Minister of the In terior Ulemenceau, Minister of War Et ienne. Minister of Marinn Thomson Minister of Public Works Barthaou, Minister of Agriculture Ruau, M. Ju8 serand, ambassador of France to the United States, and- Mme. Jusserand; General Brugere, the Duke and Duch ess of Chambrun, prominent military and naval ofHcors and notable members of society. A musicale followed, well- Known, singers participating. BOLD ItOBBKUX. Man With Revolver Walks Away With Tray of Diuinouds. New York, July 9 A young man .walked into P. Freidrich's jewelry store on Broadway, Brooklyn, to-day, poked a revolver under a salesman's nose and walked out unmolested with a tray of diamonds valued at $1,000. There were only the clerk and the robber Jn the store, as the supposed customer was looking over some engagement rings. Suddenly the robber whipped out a pis tol, and, pointing it straight at the salesman's face, said: "If you move or shout for help I'll shoot a hole through you." The salesman did not move or shout, and the robber departed wtlh the tray of jewels under hie arm. When he reached the sidewalk he fled down the street and was soon but of sight. In his flighty he dropped several rings. YOUNG BROKER SUICIDES. SHOOTS HIMSELF AT THE WALDORF-ASTORIA. Financial DliUoultles Drove Norman G. Leopold to Put a Bullet In His Brain An Uncle of the Suielde a Member of the New York Stock Exchange. New Tork, July 9. Norman G. Leo pold, a young broker, killed himself by shooting in a room in the Waldorf Astoria hotel some time to-day. He registered at the hotel this morning and subsequently directed a note to a friend bidding him good-bye. The note alarm ed relatives, who began a search of the hotels of the city. A cousin learned that tho young man had registered at the Waldorf, arid had the management break open the apartment he had tak en. There Leopold's body lay with a bullet hole' in the head. Financial difficulties are supposed to have caused him to commit suicide. An uncle of the dead man, James M. Leo pold, is a member of the New York Stock exchange. DROP IN STEERAGE RATES. North German Lloyd Reduces It by J2.50. Bremen, July 9 The North German Lloyd Steamship company to-day re duced the steerage rate to New York $2.50. Hamburg, July 9. The reduction in the emigrant passage rates announced iby the North German Lloyd Steam ship company is that company's answer to the Hamburg-American line's cut of the same amount last week, which Is its second recent reduction. Tho situa tion begins to look extremely like a rate war between the Hamburg-American and North German Lloyd lines in the emigrant business. It is explained in the Hamburg newspaper that the Hamburg-American company's reduc tion was designed to give Hamburg its proper share of the emigrant traffic, which latterly has been declining, the emigrants departing from this port in June numbering only 9.0111 as com pared with 17,899 In May. Both Austria and Russia sent in June less than half the numiber of emigrants that departed from those countries in May. THREE-CENT FARE. Cleveland Trolley Company Asks for Further Franchises. Cleveland, July 8. (At the session of the city council to-night the Forest City Railway company, which has re cently started to conduct two three cent fare car line in the city in com petition with the regularly established live cent system, presented a commu nication asking for franchises over twelve additional routes- Ordinances granting these franchises wore imme diately introduced and were referred toecessary to shut down the power and committees for further repot. The Cleveland Electric Railway com pany also sent in a communication say ing it was ready to submit a proposi tion to grant a material reduction In fares. More Russian Mutineers. Tambov, July 9. A mutiny broke out July 7 in the Kasarva regiment of cav alry, and during the consequent disor der an infantry officer and a soldier of the Nejini Dragoons, who attacked the mutineers, were killed. The mutineers have barricaded themselves in their barracks. Initial Trip. Libau, July 9. The steamer Smolensk sailed from this port yesterday for New York on her initial trip in the Black Sea-American line. She carried 626 lassengvrs and 4,000 tons oL freight. FIRST SESSION- OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE ABLE ADDRESSES LISTENED TO AT WOOLSEY HALL LAST NIGHT. Governor noberta Welcomes to the State and Mayor Studley to the City Pro fessor Wheeler Points Out .Defect in Educational System The Monroe Doctrine Embodiment of Natlonnl Greed Dr. Winshlp " Speaks for In stltnte Secretary Charles D. Hlne Outlines Educational Needs. ' About .700 sooolmasters and school- ma'ms gathered In Woolsey ball last evening at the opening session of tihe American Institute of Instruction. The exercises opened at 8:15 o'clock with a short recital on the Newberry organ by Professor Harry Jepson. Dr. Charles Zimmerman then sang "Ave Maria" very effectively. Prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. W. W. McLane of Plymouth church. Governor Roberts, the first speaker of the evening, was next introduced by the chairman of the meeting, President Walter E. Ranger of the Institute! Governor RoWts said in substance: "I have the agreeable duty and honor on ' behalf of the state board of education to welcome your convention to this state. It is fitting that the conversion should be held in this state and this city, where is located that great insti tution of learning in which our people take pride, Yale university, with its excellent corps of teachers, and still larger corps of graduates, who have made themselves felt in all parts of the world. Some of you claim . Yale as your alma mater. "You come into a state in which (from the earliest times there has been a de sire for education. Church and school house were the earliest structures. Re- ligion and education went hand in hand. This sentiment and desire have been so fastened that great universities and schools drawing students from all parts of the world has resulted. Con necticut's first great divine gave her the first constitution known in the -world,, which has been adopted as the frame-' work- of the national and many state constitutions. "You have co"ie to a state -where money is liberally appropriated under various grants for compulsory educa tion, so that the ohlld has the advan tage of a liberal and technical educa tion. You are in a land of steady hat its. Government was at one time bin dered by the Blue Laws, but we 'have grown away from such. 'Every avenue of the state la opened to you In cordial hospitality, and a, the end I nope you will find that you? : resolve to hold your convention here in the Bphere of Yale and her professors will not be regretted. Allow me to wish you an enjoyable and profitable con-1 vsntion.'' Mayor Studley was then introduced, and spoke a few words of welcome to the city. He said, "Our citizens, one and all, extend to you a cordial wel come, and assure you that you are among friends who honor and respect your calling. "Two centuries ago the country -was wild woodland held by savages, to whom the valleys and the mountains with their minerals were as nothing. In 1638 a band of courageous and God fear ing men and women came here and set tled. The schoolhouse was an early ne cessity, One established by a minister who could not give money, but only ' .books, has grown into a great institu tion, and you are assembled In one of its finest halls. "In passing let, me call attention' to some of the names familiar to you in history, which are Inscribed on the tombstones in the grave yard across the street. There are Roger Sherman, sign er of the declaration of independence, David Humphreys, Noah Webster, Eli ' Whitney, Charles Goodyear and Jedi diah Morse, the great geographer, and ancestor of Samuel F. B. Morse, the inventor of the telegraph. In the field of war are. the names of General Ter ry and general Gregory and Admiral Foote, Then there are the names less known to the general punblic of the host of educators, whose names are in scribed on the memorial windows of these halls." 1 (Continued on Second Page.) iVHIRLHD AROUND SHAFT. Probably Fatal Accident to Middletowa Young Man. Mlddletown, July 9. Charles Thay-, er, employed as a machinist at the plant of Wilcox. Crittenden & Co. was caught by belting and whirled around a shaft, shortly before closing time to night receiving injuries from which he may die. A leg and an arm was broken and internal injuries sustained. It was cut the belting to extricate him. He is now in the Middlesex hospital. He is twenty-five years old and married. Reyond Authority of Treaty. Boston, July 9. The principle that It is beyond the authority of a treaty to change the terms of an American pa tent is laid down In a decision announc ed by Judge Lowell, of the United States court, to-day in a suit brougtlt to restrain the Dulessis Shoe M&chfre company from alleged infrlngment by the United Shoe machine company. Canadian-Philadelphia Cricket Match. Philadelphia, July 9 In the animal cricket match between, the Canadian and the All-Philadelphia eleven here to-day the home team scored 274 reus in Uitlr first inning and tbe visitors made SI for five wickets, when play was stopped for the day.