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MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. THE NEWS THE WEATHEK:- INCREASING CLOUDINESS ' WITH PR03ABLY SHOWERS TONICHT OR SATURDAY. v. VOL XX CALUMET. HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 25, 1911 NO. 253 CALUMET THREE BIG CUP RACES ON II ELGIN COURSE Auto Leaders are Feeling Off the Miles at the Rate of Sixty . Six and Sixty-Seven Every Hour ONLY ONE ACCIDENT ON TRACK Raimy's Mechanician Thrown From Car Out Suffars Only Slight In juries Thousands of Peopla in Attendance. . Elgin. III., Auk. 25. Almost an un broken procession of automobiles stretched Its dusty length from Chi ragn to this city this morning, bring ing its share of the throng pouring in hen to attend the races today and tomorrow. The business section of the city was' like a log Jamb from the con tention during the forenoon, and from the tops of the hlgher-bulldlngs a ris ing trail of diiRt could he seen mark ing a path to the grand stands. Drivers, managers, accessory men, advertising agents and the auto world generally, slept where It could last night, in chairs, hallways and In their machines. Today's program called for three races, all to start at 11 o'clock. The races ore as follows: Illinois cup, 203.35 miles; Car and drivers National, Donald Heir. Velle, Kupert JelYklns. National, Charles Merz. Velle, J. II. Styckney. Kane county cup, 169.46 miles: Clno, John Ralmey. Mercer, W. R Itarnes Jr. 'Corbin. T. Maisonvlllo. Tdereer, Hugh Hughes. Staver-Chicago, Joe Nlkrant, C(dhy, II. W. Os"eii. Coiby, W. II. Pcnrce. Cole, O. Morris. Colby. J. Armstrong. Cole, John Jenkins. S-'taver-Chlcago, O. Monckmeler. Sta-ver-Chlingo, Fred Roblllard. Aurora cup, 13.1.57 mites: Alhott- Detrolt, A. M. TtoMus. Ford. I. IT.:licU. Abbott-Detroit, Mortimer Roberts, it was stated that Ogre i would prob- uMy drie despite lack of experience pl'cyed agnirat hint by Ih-t racing tlr.lv c;e' association as no st'ie. pilot wn nvi'Mable. The course was pressed into smooth ness by steam rollers this morning and the racing men declared themselves satisfied with the prospects, save for a faint hint of rain In the skies. Promptly at 11 o'clock eighteen cars, with unmuiTIed exhausts like a chorus of volcanoes In close harmony, started. Nlkrant was out tif the race before the Mart. Ills engine base was broken end his entry was scratched. Herr was the first away, the other cars of the Illinois cup and Kane County cup fol lowing at thirty second Intervals. Mechanician F. F.. Radlna of Ualney's Clno car was thrown out and sustain ed a broken ankle. Hughes Wins Kane Cup. Hughes won the Kane County cup, lime 1:57:21, at the rate of 64.4 miles an hour. lie assumed first place at the 25th mile and never lost it. Tlie position of the leaders in the ether two events, with time for fifty miles, follow: Illinois cup, first, Merz., time; 46:03. Aurora cup, first, Roberts, time: 55: 54. CONVERTED BY INFERNO FILM. Motion Picturaa Convinca Lawyer Ha Hs Bean Ba:!. Cincinnati, O.. August 25. A promi nent member of the Cincinnati bar drifted Into Charles P. Tart's fashion able Orand Opera house today to see "Dante's Inferno" motion pictures. During- a particularly sensational scene in the pictures the man leaed to his feet and shouted: "I've been bad. I've been "bad. I can't stand It any longer. I'm going to church nnd be a Chris tian." "Sit down and behave yourself," his wife said, pulling at his coat; "there's ho such thing as shuwn here. Don't M a picture scare you." He was final ly pacified, but left still Insisting that he was going straight to church. MANY AT BEATTIE TRIAL. Chesterfield Court House, Vft., Aug. 25. The crowd was even larger than yesterday when the Reattle trial re sumed today. The attempt of the de fense to exclude testimony relating to wound other than In the face, because the Indictment against Reattle refers to the wound In Louise Reattle's "face" rather than skull or brain, was bloek '! by the court. GIRL. LANDS 14 POUNDER. Prof. August IJspel, who arrived home yesterday from a short vacation nt the Jflster summer home at Gra tiot Lake, brings word to the effect hat Miss Theresa Fisher landed a fourteen-pound pickerel last week and Mls Louis Klster secured one weigh ing eight pounds. The larger of the two flsh was presented to the sisters "f tho Sacred Heart. Some brands of reform make the orld better, and some make It more twcomfortAble. KICK SAVES CHILD'S LIFE. Enginaar-, Foot Sanda Little Ona Out of Danger. Greenwood, Minn.. Aug. 25.-AVhlle .mug ins train out of Dent, W A Ueardsley, engineer on freight No.' 71 saw what seemed to bj a blue parcel oeiweeu ;re rails about twenty ear lengths lihead. Hut It turned out D a 'n"l wh aroso mi 1 hat down on one of the rails. Tl... - ... emergency brake was am-.llwl hut 1t was imiKissible to stop jn time nearusley ran out on tint pilot, in ....... i. K u j.icg uin child no. He reached the pilot too int.- but had time to extend his foot and k tk the chlh ln- i'1' and down the embankment The train was stopped, the child nick. d up and brought back to the hotel "I Dent. A doctor was eiMimoned n. It was found that the child was unhurt except that It ha-1 a br.ils., where the engineers shoe hud stpjcl. It. ARREST BREWERY DRIVERS. j nomas irapciio, driver for the Achilla Brewing company and Joseph Saddler, driver for the. Haas lirew ... -Miijpnny, were arrowed am orougni Derore Justice Nicholas Weyeker "of Ahmeek. cjiarged with selling liquor without a license, the arrests being In line with the cam paign being made In Allouea township to prevent brewing companies from selling beer by the case to prrvate families, without paying the retail 11 cense fee. Itoth men were bound over for trial at the next term of circuit court, with bonds of $500 which they secured. ADDRESS BY MRS. CRANE. Louisville, Ky., Aug. 25. The com mittee In charge of the program for the convention of the National Am erican Woman Suffrage Association to be held here In October announces that nimmr the notable speakers at the gathering will be the Rev. Anna How ard Shaw of Philadelphia. Mrs. Caro line Rartlett Crane of Michigan. Mrs Donald R. Mocker of Italtlniore, Miss Mary Johnston, the novelist, and MJss Carey Thomas, president of Hryn Mawr College. TAFT TO ATTEND OUTING. Reverly, Mass., Aug. 25. Ircsident Taft has arranged for a trip to Hamll ton tomorrow to attend the outing of the Fssex Club, at which the three candidates for the Republican nomlna Hull. for governor of Massachusetts wjll speak, together 'with several other prominent party leaders. The event will be held at the home of Congress man Gardner. NFGRO BURNED AT STAKE. Purcell. Okla.. A nr. 25. While 3,000 men, women and children stood by, shouting their approval, Peter (Tarter, a negro, who previously had been cap tured by three members of his own race and identified as the man who attacked Mrs. Minnie Spraggins, wife of a farmer, was burned to death n a brush pile In the main si. eft of Purcell at 5 o'clock ysterday afternoon. ATWOOD REACHES NEW YORK CITY Aviator Arrives at Governor's Island at 2:38 OTlock This Afternoon .j. 4. .j. .;. Nyack, N. Y., Aug. 25. Ma chinists worked all nlg'ht until dawn before pronouncing . At wood's biplane In condition for the aviator to resume his flight. Rain fell this morning, but At- ! wood stated It would not de tain blm If other conditions J' were favorable. The avlators's main object Is to get out of the ! pocket In which the aeroplane landed. At wood resumed hl flight to New York at 1:53 o'clock this afternoon. ! At 2:3S o'clock he landed at Governor's Island. New York City. At wood said he would not fly ! to Hoston. At wood crossed the New ! York City line at 2:18 p. m. I Thousands of people flocked to the city roofs to see the aviator as he flew down the river. Steam yachts and tug J whittles Joined In the welcome when Atwood officially endeJ : his long fllg'nt at Governor's Island. 4 4S4.f444 44"4l4 4 MARRIED AT MUSKEGON. Calumet friends liave received an nouncements of tne wedding solemn ized on Tuesday evening at Muskegon of Mls Delpha Mofflt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Mofflt of that city and David A. Rwlnton of Calumet. The groom Is a well know n Calumet young man, and Is employed " conductor by the Houghton County Traction com- MIGHTY SHIP IS ADDEDTO NAVY Giant Battleship Utah Will be Turned Over to Govern: ment Tomorrow SISTER CRAFT NEARLY READY Florida Naaring Completion Either One or Other Will Be come the Flagship.' and Philadelphia,' Pa., Aug. 26 The gl ant battleship Utah will be turned over to the Government at tlm league Is land Navy Yard tomorrow , by; her builders, the -New ork Shipbuilding Company of Camden. The Utah and her Bister ship, the Florida, now near Ing completion at the Rrooklyn Navy Yard, are the latest and:, mightiest fighting units In the - United State Navy und one or the other will super sede the Connecticut as the flagship o the Atlantic fleet. ...... The Utah was built and equipped In record time and when turned over to the Government tomorrow will have taken only a little over eighteen months to be made ready for nctlvu service It is expected a speed of 22 knots will bo mailo by the vessel, propelled by the enormous turbine engines of the Parsons type. She is the llrst of the large battleships to use these tur bines. When completely manned the Utah will carry 1,000 officer and "men, and will have the largest steaming' radius of any vessel at present In commission because of the unhpic feature of the oiltanks constructed along the bid torn of the ship, which will carry a large juantlty' of fuel nil to be used under the specially arranged boilers. i NEW U. OF M. LAW COURSE. Changes Are Made That Call For Higher Requirements. Ann Arbor, Mich., Aug. 25. Several hanges in the law course In the Unl- versityof M icblgun . have been , m ult that will take 'effect next fall. ' ' Among other changes Is this, that all curses' ' that were for two hours for two semesters have been changed to four hours for one semester, thus in creasing the number of hours, and lessening the number of weeks. An other change Is that 4S hours of the 76 necessary for graduation, will be re lulred subjects, making 28 hours elec tive. Rc-ginnlng with October. 1912, ear's literary work in some accredited ollege will be necessary before a stu- ent may enter the law department of Michigan. This has been recommend d for several years, but will be de manded after this year, and till the year 1915, when It is expected that two years' literary wvrk will be demanded of any student entering the law do partment. LODGE INSURANCE GOOD. High Minded Men in Charge, Says Commissioner. Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 25. State Insurance Commissioner Herman I 'kern of Wisconsin, speaking before the National Convention of Insurance ommlssioners today, said In part: "The change of vital Interest to oil fraternal . societies and their members brought about by the so-cnlled mobile legislation. Is that 'of valuation of their certificates. "This indication of progress is most gratifying. The destinies of. the fra ternal societies generally are In the bands of earnest, high-minded men. who see the problem nnd are deter minedly working out Its solution with un eye to Justice for all and yet with a .sympathetic regard for every Indi vidual member." TAMARACK VS. MOHAWK. All-Star Cricketers to Meet Troon Players Sept. 2. Considerable Interest attaches to the cricket match to be played between the Tamarack and Mohawk tomorrow, ow- Ing to the fact that Tamarack has won one game from Mohawk already this season. Altlmngh there Is now no pos sibility of Mohawk losing the cham pionship, the game will le very inter esting. The line-up of the Tamarack team includes J. George, W. Carbls. II. Chlrgwln, T. Trevenen. W. Muriey, T. Drew, W. Dennetts, R. Rodda, H. Johns, W. Watterg and R Morris; re serve, W. I.nvers; umpire, Capt. Ken dall of Qulncy. All arrangements have been com pleted for the match to be played be tween former Tnsn men. ind an all- star team from tho Copper Country Vague, ) ted by T. Drew of Tam arack. The match will l.e Tilaycd on the Tamarack pitch on September 2nd. and promises to prove one of the most Interesting of the season. ELECTED HEAD QP BAKERS. Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 25. George F. Clark of Jamestown, N. Y., wa. elected president of the National As sociation of Master Rakers at the final session of the convention of that body today. Mr. J. Mulgren of Du buque, Iowa, vice president, and Chas. E. Abbott, treasurer, were ro-elccted. TWENTY.FIVE VETERANS MEET DEATH IN WRECK. . , Rochester, N. Y., Aug. 25. A .Chicago, Ruffalo and Iehlg'h train," loaded with returning Grand Army veterans was " wrecked at Manchester, N. Y. It Is reported there were twenty-five killed und many Injur- Twenty bodies were recover ed up . to 3 o'doi k. The In jured number twenty, mostly , women. T PLANS OF STAR PLAYERS. Attractions in Which Theatrical Lights , i Will Appear This Season. New ,Yoif, August 25. The theat rical season fA 19)1-12 Is alniut to open and the big producing managers rjf this city, the" fc,tar" players, their supports and all the, rest of the thousands con nected witlV-lhe task of preparing things for theopenlng of the theatrical season are ashusy aa bees in a clove field. The last; weeks preceding the season's openAg are Indeed full of the most strenuous activity for all eon tf rnxiKand the general public has but a, faint. Idea, of the gigantic . task o planning and preparing . the season' work in the theatrical profession. The producing managers have been extremely active during the summe months, nnd, after a careful survey of the available new plays produced since .the , beginning: of last season havn made their Rejection of such play as,,. In their opinion, would best fit the peculiar tastes and talents of their star players, masculine as well as fern Inlne. A big crop 'of new plays haa been gathered and practically every one of the prominent stars will be pro vlded with some new medium, in addl tlon to plays already known, in which the stars have won successes In form,- er seasons. John Drew will open his season at the Kmpire Theater. New York, on Labor Day, with "The Single Man. and (lf the play makes a hit, will pro bably continue In It for the rest xt the season. Kthel Rarryrdore will follow John Drew-at the Fnplre Theater, playing The Witness for the Defense." Her leading man will be A. R Anson. Mis. j-'isse nas prepared two new lays for the coming season and will open toward the end of September with "The New Marriage." a comedy by I rfintrdon . Mitchell. Alia. Nnzlmova. who is rmw under harles Frohman's management' will appear In n new play adapted from the French, the name of which has not yet been given. James K. Racket! will have two new plays during the coming season, one y the author of "The World nnd Ills Wife," tho other by James Fagan Robert Rdeson. will begin his season In Providence about the middle of the numth. In "The Cave Man." a comedv Gillette Rnrgess. flrace Klllston will bo his leading woman. Margaret Illlngton has a new play, called "Kindling." from the Den of 'harles Kenyon. She will tour the West during the first part of the sea son. Helen Ware will begin her season In iston In "The Price" and will not reuch New York until later In the Bca son. lOlsie Ferguson will not Wgln her sen son until some time In October, hen she will appear In "IMly Madl n." a play by Charles Nlrdllnger. George Arllss will open his season at Wallack'a Theater, (New York In Louis N. l"nrker's new play, "Disraeli" founded upon episodes In the life of the great statesman. Margaret Anglin will present two new plays this coming Reason. She will open the season In "Green Stock Ings." and later will try Israel Zang- lll's play, "The New Religion." Frank Mclntyre will begin his star season In "Snobs," a comedy by Gt. Uronson Howard and will havo the support of a strong company. The Arab," a play of the Orient by dgar Sclwyn has been selected as the medium for tho author of the play, ho will play the title role. Some tlmo nt month K. J. Dodson 111 tpen his eieason in "Guntlet'a ride' a new comedy by Hartley Man ners and later he will take the play on a tour. IOlsle Janls haa decided to continue In "The Slim Princess" during the ear- part of the season, with the pros pect of appearing In a new play later on. Helen Iwell will star during the coming season In "Next." a new farce by Rlda Johnson Young And expects to open her season early In September. Cyril Scott will appear In a new play entitled "A Modern Marriage." which has been adapted from the German by Harrison Rhodes. George M. Cohan haa been persuaded o return to the stage, nnd, supported by his parents will appear In his own lay, "The Little Millionaire." Henrietta Crosman will start her season In Catherine Chlsholm Cush Ing's new comedy, "The Real Thing," but may make a change later. Frits! Scheff is to appear In "The Duchess," by Joseph Herbert and Har ry It. Smith, with music by Victor Herbert. AGED ARTIST IS DEAD. New York, N. Y., Aug. 25. Mrs. Tnra Skeel Pomeroy, sculptor and artist, who Introduced the art of ryro graphy In this country, la dead, aged seventy-nine. JAMES CUSHWAY TO BE PAROLED . , Famous Prisoner, Who Escaped '.From Jackson Five Times, Will Be Freed. NOW IN MARQUETTE PRISON Is Serving Sentence Thirty Years For Robbery. Jackson Could Not Hold Him. Jackson, Mich., Aug. 25. James R Cushway, the Jean Valjean of Michi gan, at present serving a thirty-year sentence In Manpu tte prison for rob bery, will be paroled by the pardon board September 1st. Cushway, who Is Just past thirty! had mudo his escape from Jackson prison live times. Much time he was re captured. The Jackson prison author ities stated they knew he could escape front that institution any time. If he cared to' and for that reason he was transferred to Marquette last Decem ber. Cushway never Injured anjbody in his escapes, but always managed to make a getaway bv means t clever schemes. At one time he donned tho garb'of a guard and walked past un officer who saluted him ns such. An other time he got Into a box and was shipped out of prison. MANY LUXURIES IMPORTED. Great Quantities of Diamonds, Cham pagne and Tobacco Received. Washington, D. C, Aug. 25. Dia monds, champagne and tobacco were among Hie luxuries Imported Into the United States during July In quanti ties far in excess of similar importa tions In the same month lust year. In case of Champagne Just twice ad much came In, while almost as great an in crease was noted In the other two ar ticles. The total value of all exports last month. ' according to the figures of tho department of commerce and labor, was upwards of $118.6oi),OO0. or nearly. $tO,000,0(0 greater than for July,' 1910. , " MUST. COUNT. THE PIECES. Postmaster Charles J. Wkkstrom ha received a copy of the new postal! regulation, which requires that all in coming pieces of second-class mall matter, Including papers, etc., upon which charges are made by the pound shall be counted for one month, com mencing at midnight August 25 and continuing until Sept. 25. This np piles only to the Incoming mall, and will not be as confusing as the order which was carried out some time ago. requiring that the pieces be weighed. as well as counted and recorded, for a period of one month. The extra du ties devolve upon the clerks alone. LANGFORD DEFEATS ROSS. New York. N. Y., Aug. 25. Sam Lcngford, the Roston he vj weight knocked out Tony Ross of Pittsburgh In the sixth round of their scheduled ten-round bout at the National Sport ing club here last night. I.angford hit up a terrific pace at the tap of the first gong and, despite tho fact that Ross had nn advantage of some thirty-five pounds In weight, gave the latter a severe beating. WESTERN ATHLETES COMPETE. Astoria, Ore.,' Aug. 25. The annual track and field championships of the aclflc Athletic Association of the A. . IT., which has Jurisdiction over the aclflc States, began today In connec tion with the Astoria Centennial cele bration. The pick of the athletes of the leading universities, colleges, high school; and athletic clubs in the West are entered in the various events. JUSTICE COURT CASES. The case of Mrs. Joseph Koskl, charged by Mrs. Florla Rats with as- sault and battery. Is being tried by ury " this nfternoon, In the court of Justice R. T. Hicks. The case of Mrs. Nannie Marttl, barged with slander by Mrs. Ida Krlgsholm. which was started In the court of Justice C. O. Jackola tnls morning, was adjourned until Sept. 6. BIQ STRIKE IS IMMINENT. Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 2f. "Krutt- schnltt must concede the blanket agreement with all five unions Involv- d, bollermakers, blacksmiths, Iron- makers, machinists and carmen. If he refuses, serious difficulties will re sult." This Is the statement of J. A. 'ranklln. International president of the bollermakers' union Issued last night. PREPARING FOR BOWLING. The bowling alleys of the Calumet Y. M. C. A. have been resurfaced and placed In good condition for the com Ing season. Several other Improve, ments have been made. In the form of guard rails to keep those not par. tlclpatlng in the games, off the alleys. It Is likely that some new balls will be secpred before the opening of the coming' season, which probably will be about the middle of next month. MARK 41ST ANNIVERSARY. Italian Presbyterians to Celebrate In dependence Day. Arrangements are already being con altered by, the .Italian ITesbyterlan Mission school for the observance of the 41st anniversary of the triumphant entry into Rome of Victor Rmmanuel If on Wept. 20. This, the Independence day of the Italians, Is celebrated where ever there are gathered together colo riles of Sunny Italy's sons and daugh ters. Committees will be named In tin: rear, future, to provide for, the enter tatnment to , be given .here and it la likely that some of, the mnre promi nent residents will be Invited to par ticipate.. A literary and musical pro gram probably, will be. given, after which luncheon will be served. In, 1859, , Victor Emmanuel dec lared his Intention to actively aiding In the deliverance of the oppressed .Italian population from the yoke of. Austria. un -March 18. . ISCOv fol owlmr ih Peace of Vlllafranca. Parma, Modena and the Rmilian , provinces were in corporate,! .with Sardinia, and the grand duchy of. Tuscany was estab lishe.1 on March 22. .On March 17, of th following-year, the law- by which King victor Rmmanuel assumed . his title was promulgated and there, was universal rejoicing, (larlbaldis. swift and comparatively bloodless conquest of the two Sicilies, In the following year, was one of the most extraordin ary, events in modern history. Ry a treaty with Austria,- at the close of the German-Italian war, Venetia be came part of Italy. In 1867, the French irmy was withdrawn from Rome, and ,h ,ast detachment left the pontiflc-ial lerrnory on August , 1870. On Sept. 20, Gen. Cadrona entered Rome at the head of the 'Italian troops, the pontl flclal troops having ceased firing at the request tf the Pope, and soon after Rome was made the capital of a Unit ed Italy. GOVERNOR WILL CONSIDER. Replies to Grand Rapids Request for Strike Legislation. Grand Rapids, Mich., Aug. 25. In a letter to the common council Gov. Chase Osborn states that he will care fully consider the request for better labor legislation should a call , for a special session of the legislature be issued. This response from the gov- ernor Is In reply to a resolution adopt ed, unanimously and forwarded to h(mj cieiwuK iiwi no nuiuuf in nis special call the questions of compulsory ar bitration and a' law aimed against' the Importation of men from, outside cit ies and states to take the places of striking workmen without" their em ployer first having Informed, them of th tr"e renditions existing In the city when they are hired. CREW OF TEN LOST. Detroit. Mich., Aug. 25. A dispatch from Midland, Ont., says the steamer C. C. Martin of Midland, with a crew of ten, was probably lost In a storm on Georgian Ray Monday night. The barge Albatross, In tow of the Martin, sank during the storm, but her crew reached the lighthouse at the mouth of the French river last night In a yawl boat. Nothing has beenvheard fiom the Martin. FRANCE DECIDES TO STAND FIRM Will Not Yield in Morocco Affair, and it May Mean War With Germany Paris, Aug. 25. A cabinet council was held today when the ! course of the French negotla- tlons with Germany over the ! Moroccan dispute was ap- ! proved, as were the instructions ! to Jules Cambon, French am- ! bassador to Germany. The in- structinns to Cambon contain- ed the maximum terms which France will offer tc Germany in order to reach a settlement. ! Although the Instructions ! cannot be regarded as suggest- ! Ing an ultimatum, yet an im portant step has been taken to- ward a rupture, or accord, de- pending upon how Oerrnany receives the proposals. The Instructions endeavor to phrase the French conception of Germany's position In Moroc- co, and authorize Cambon to of- ! fer specific parts of the French Congo in exchange for the nb- wdute recognition by Germany ! of French rights in Morocco. J Roth France and Germany are ! carrying on war preparations and each power appears to be ! willing the other should know It. ! SANTA FE SHAFT DEDICATED. Santa Fe, N. II., Aug. 25. A gran ite monument to mark the end of the historic Santa Fe trial was dedicated In the plaxa here today with Interest ing exercises under the auspices of the Iaughters of the American Revolution, If a woman can't drive a nail, she might try coaxing It. ( , CANADIAN TORY , PRESS BITTER ' AGAINST I). S. i . . . . k . 1 ! "Under Which, Flag, Union Jack or the Stars and Stripes?" Asks .One . Anti-Reciprocity Newspaper VIGOROUSLY OPPOSE THE PACT Campaign is Bitter One and the Cry of Annexation ia Being Freely Used Against Ratification of ' Agreement. Moncton. N.. It., Aug. 25.Althouir!i the general elections throughout- tho dominion will not bo held until Sept. 21, there Is already as much -excite ment In the maritime provinces as una sees 'in a big American city ..tho. Lut few days before an election. , lTofes- sional men lawyers, doctors, teach ers, etc. 'born in Canuda, but now. liv ing In the United States,, ure comlnff home on every train to spend. their va cations working for or against red procity. Meetings aro being held day end night; speeches are being made by the leaders of both nartles. c: oIlHer. vatlve and Liberal: bitter denuncia tions and personal attac ks are Indulg ed In; rallies are ' sometimes disrupt ed; brass bands and Rrlllsh" banners are working overtime and President Taft and Sir Wilfred Laurler'aro this obj -i is of fierce attacks. ' A sitor.from the I'nlted' States staii. H amazed at the extent to, which the Conservatives have carried the cry of annexation. A local newsiwiper In New Rrunswlek carries .in ' big type above Its front, page heraldry every day this query: . "Under ."Which Flag, the dTnlon Jack or .the Stars and Stripes?" Cartoons showing Canada In an . abject position under the rule of. the United States are common. Cain- poJgn slognna ' hurling abuse on tho government at Washington and not sparing the government at Ottawa have stirred the minds of obt and young -alike, and even school c hildren have begun to take a hand. " Schoolboy's Contribution. The leading local organ of the Con servatives, the X -octon Pally Times, appeared with double-column display on Its front page devoted to an ex tremely prejudicial contribution by a schoolboy. In vbico appear uch re markable statements ns follows: "Tho Yankee pr -ss say they will an nex us forcibly If -. do not grant re ciprocity. They will Und that the Ca nadian people are Just as good fight ers now ns they were." "The man who goes hack on tho mother country now Is n vile traitor and not worthy of the name of Cana dian. "Such a man who casts a vote on the 21st of September in favor of a Laurier candidate Is a traitor toCnn ada and a disloyal subject to his ma jesty " With such things going on. It is not surprising that Sir Wilfred Imrlor, prime minister, has determined .to como to the . Maritime provinces and take up tne cudgels in his own defense. R. I Rorden, pomlnlon Conserva tive lender, learning of Sir Wilfred La u tier's Intention to lnvudo .the Mar itime provinces, has headed this way. lie will make speeches .In all the t wns Sir Wilfred does.. 'Mr. ltordon has just Issued, a martifcslo, In which he with more ' restraint tiian many of his helpers ' puts reciprocity "forth the main Issire and tells why, in his opinion. It will work to the ruin of Canada. Pathetic Plea. An argument which has stirred up much feeling In Canada nnd which seems rather pathetic t'i an alien. Is that Canada must ytand by Kngland now more than ever, because that country has only a six weeks supply of fcol stuffs on hand, which would mean starvation In case of a block ade. This argument, illustrated with engravings and 'supported by figures, has been circulated nil over tlm Marl time provinces, and has been sitter- ed throughout the wheat fields of the western country. Ii particularly refer to Can.ida'p command of wheat and of how Kngland must look to her for food In case of war. FRANK GOTCH TO CHICAGO. Humboldt. Ia., Aug. 25. Neighbors and friends of Frank Got h, compris ing nearly the whole of the masculine population of Humboldt county, arrt preparing to turn out en masse tomor row t give nn enthusiastic send-off to tbrt wrestling champhw upon his depart ire for Chicago. Gotch will be accompanied by half a dozen of his trainers and helpers who will assist in the final work of preparation for tho championship match with llacken- achmldt on September 4. PRINTERS TO PLAY BALL. Roston, Mass., Aug. 25. Two-score members of the Roston typogrnphbil union left today for St. txuls to at tend the coming baseball tournament rf trie Union Irlnterst National base ball association, which Includes teams In ten of the largcrt cities.