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XiTT=T3 ... ' ^ ,, NEW YORK. September 10. 190&-J f orecast for the thirty-eix hours eudttH <Cp„ . 8 1. M. Tuesday:—Fair and warmer - ^£y CITY H*v Iy a?dt°morrow; south to eouthweaH .1 erly Wind*. | .WM V(TlT "XVlT^NO.' 5190. __ PRICE ONE CENTj LABOR TICKET IN THE FIELD Hudson Representatives oi Organized Labor Unions Obey Call of President Gompers of A. F* of L “To Get Into Politics NOMINATED STRAIGHT TICKET EJECETED FROM THE CONVEN TION HALL THOSE WHO TRIED TO SECURE ENDORSEMENT OF CANDIDATES OF THE TWO REGULAR PARTIES—WILL NOT RE USED In response to the call of President Samuel Uompers of the American Fed eration of Labor to organized working men “ to get into politics' a convention was yesterday held at Groeschel’s As sembly Rooms Oakland! and Beacon avenues and a Labor ticket nominated. Delegates from the Building Tradfa Council and Central Labor Union partici pated. ust what effect the nominationJ of this ticket will have on the results of the coming election is an interesting problem for study. Certainly tlie work ingmen who participated in yesterday's convention were sincere.. When any at tempt wrfs made to get the delegates to endorse this or that candidate of either of tlie two regular parties he was ejec ted from tlie hall and a resolution de claring that no candidate should be endor sed who was not a workingman carrying a union card in the pockets of his cloth ing was passed unanimously. The se.-. sion lasted five hours. It was stormy, but full of gi.od fellowship. Forty-seven locals were represented. 'I he full ticket was not completed, but a committee on vacancies to till the ticket out was ap pointed. The nominations for two Street and Water Commissioners will be held at a City convention yet to be held and tlie date for which has not yet bCen fixed. The candidates for Surrogate and Coroners were left to the Committee to fill vacancies. The ticket as far as nom inated'last night reads like this:— For Congress from the Ninth Con gressional District—Kenneth M. Forbes; for Congress from the Tenth Congress ional District, Joseph P. O’Lofie. For tlie Assembly— WilliaiuBra'mbley or North Hudson; ~.mii tlahermuuii, ot West Hoboken; John J. Callaghan, W. A. Weber, James Muldoou, P. J. An thony, James D.Sasse, of Jersey City; Albert Walters of Hoboken; Edward Mason, of 'Bayonne. For County Supervisor—William D. Shindle. For Freeholders—Joseph Hefferman, M. Driscoll, William Kavanagh, Gustav Kohde, Fred Seidel, William ii. Ba'oer, Theodore Hand, Henry Schrading, Fred erick La Chappelle, Frederick Lamb, of Jersey City; first and fourth wards to be filled out b~ committee; 11. .1. O’Donnell and Louis Keller of Hoboken: Albert Meckhach, of West New York; Gustav Deckelheimer and Henry Schlatter, ol Union Hill; George Hauerstein, of North Bergen. The Committee on vacancies will fill in the candidates to be voted for from Bayonne, Guttenberg, Weeliawken and West Hoboken. , -+ NEW FERRY OPEMED The new ferry station of the Lacka wanna Railroad at 23rd street, New York City, to take the place of the one destroyed! by fire last December, was opened to the public today. Concrete and iron have been substituted in places where wood was used in the station that burned, but the new structure has the same architectural design as the former building. Preliminary to the formal opening, the company Saturday gave an opportunity for private inspection to about two hun dred and fifty representatives of various railroads. Luncheon was served on the new fer ry boat Ithaca, which was given its trial trip. A QUICKWITTED WOMAN An iiUreseitng’’incident recently occur red in a New eJrsey village in connection with what might have been a tragedy A lady with two small children was driv ing a spirited pony before a village cart when the little animal took fright and bolted, with the bit in his teeth he was soon beyond control and the occupants of the vehicle could only cling to its swaying sides and hope for help. A woman in a nearby house seeing the dif ficulty rushed to her telephone and called up a house a little further down the road where there was some good, sturdy men at work, aud begged them to stop the runaway. This they did and the danger was averted all because of the quick wit of a woman adided by a telephone. MOUNT HOLLY FAIR / Reduced Ratal via Pennsylvania Railroad For this event, excursion tickets, in- • eluding admission to the Fair Grounds, will be sold October 2, 3, 4 aud 5. the dates of the Fair, good to return until October 6, at reduced rates from stations on the United Railroads of New Jersey Division in the State of New Jersey, and the West Jersey and Seashore Railroad north of Millville and Hammonton. ^ —-♦ The best fhat money can buy should be vour aim in choosing a medicine, and this is Hood’s SarsapariHa. It cures fail, FREE LECTURES TO THE PEOPLE Directors of the Free Public Library Have Arranged for An Intellectual Treat for the Mon:h of October November and December THE BEST OF TALENT SECURED RENOWNED TRAVELLERS. STU DENTS AND MEN OF EXPERI ENCE WILL GIVE JERSEY CITY AUDIENCES THE RESULTS OF THEIR STUDY AND OBSERVA TION FREE OF CHARGE - For tbe lecture season of October, No vember and December', of 190G, the o«u mittee in charge of the Free Public Li brary has arranged a most interesting schedule of lectures. No tickets will be required and children will not be admit ted. The lectures will begin promptly at ST. M., and the doors will be closed during tbe lectures. Most of the lectures Kill be illustrated by stereopfican views. A splendid intellectual treat is in store for everyone anxious to learn what is and what has been going on on this mundane sphere. On Tuesday, October 2, Mr. C. F. Walker will talk interestingly on the subject of the “Pretroleum Fields of the. United States,” a subject that has arous ed the people of the nation as to how one man got control of them all and became the richest man1 in the world. On Tuesday, October 9, Mr. C. C. Adams will talk on the subject of •‘Earthquakes,” and will eloquently dis cuss the recent shocks in Sail Francisco and Chili. On Tuesday, October 1G. Dr. Willis Boughton will give a most entertaining talk on “Oliver Goldsmith,” the author of works wetjjll loved to read and in whose novels coming generations will revel. On Tuesday, October 23. Mr. A. Iv. Peck will talk on “New England Alps” (the White Mountains.) There are rnany Jersey City people who spent part of their summer and autumn vacations among the White Mountains. They will be especially pleased to hear an eloquent lecturer discuss the beauties of the White Mountains. Oil Tuesday, October 30, Dr. Henry R. Rose will talk on the- subject “With Longfellow in, Evangeline Land.” On Tuesday, November G. Prof. T. H. Roberts will review the most important points of the Civil War under the cap tion “Sumter to Appomatox.” This promises to be a very interesting lecture. On Tuesday, November 13, Dr. .1. Alex. Brown will deliver a lecture on the subject “Archaeological and Historical Ireland.” On Tuesday. November 20, Miss Mary V. Worstell will talk on the subject of “Nathaniel Greene” and recite many in teresting events in connection with" the American Revolution, Prof. Henry Zick will have the centre of the lecture platform on Tuesday even ing. November 27, when lie will discuss ‘The Franco-Prussian War; the Making of a New Empire.” On Tuesday evening, December 4, Miss Mary Proctor will tell an interesting “Story of the Stars.” On Tuesday evining, December 11, Mr. R. A. Purdy will give a lecture ou "Othello.” and will illustrate his lecture by recitations from the play. This series of the lectures will close with that of the Rev. J. .T. Lewis on the subject “History and Beauty of Old New England.” The lectures will be continued Tues' days during January, February and March, 1907, bulletins for which will be issued next December. -* What Be Needed. Patient—Why are yon going to op* •rate on met Young Doctor—Because I need the money. Patient—Well, that’s all right I didn’t know but you was going to operate on me because you needed the experience.—Judge. Ber Mean Ratort Husband (during the spat)—I wish yon were some-place where I would never see you again. Wife (calmly)— In other words, you wish I were In heaven, I suppose. Gibraltar may fairly bo called the land of tunnels, there being over new •ntv miles of burrowed rock. -+ DO THE RIGHT THING if yon have Nasal Cararrh. Get Ely’s Cream Balm at: once. Don’t touch catarrh pow ders and snuffs, for they contain cocaine. Ely’s Cream Balm releases the secre tions that inflame the nasal passages and the throat, whereas “common'’ remedies made with mercury merely drive them out and leave you no better than you were. In a word Ely’s Cream Balm is a real cure, not a delusion. All drug gists, 50c. ,or mailed by Ely Bros., 56 Warren street, New York. , > ‘ • '■T'’rrr*r' __▲_ Children Toothing Mm Winslow’s Soothing Syrup should •Krays be used for children teething. It soothes the child, softens the gums, al leys ell paint earns wind colic, and la the beet remedy ter diarrhoea. Twenty-Ire eents a batoa, „ r;4l.; TAFT LAUDS MARINES Head of Cuba’s Provisional Gov-' ernment Sends American Force to Cienfuegos. - ! DISARMING REBEL FORCES. General Funston Makes Arrangement With Leaders of Insurgents—Latter to Retain Horses—Former Members of President Palma’s Cabinet to Be Reinstated In Office. j Havana, Oct. 1.—The first lauding of any considerable number of Americans in Cuba since Secretary Taft by proc lamation established a provisional gov ernment of the island, with himself as governor, took place when 450 marines came ashore from the squadron in the harbor. j This force proceeded for Cienfuegos on a special train. | It was explained that this movement was not made on account of any ac- ' tual trouble in Cienfuegos, but for the purpose of exerting a calming influence on the local situation, which contains some possibility of a conflict by rca- j son of tense feeling between govern- i ment volunteers apd insurgents. The work of disposing peacefully of the revolutionary forces is already un- | der way. Brigadier General Frederick ■ Funston, chairman of the disarmament | 1COPVWGKI 1909 BY CUNZD1NST, WA8HJLC.| GENERAL J. FRANKLIN BELL. [Chief of the general staff.] commission, had two amicable confer ences with Generals Pino Guerra and Del Castillo and arranged a programme perfectly satisfactory to all concerned. The disarmament commission has de cided that the rebels shall not receive payment for their arms, but each man will be given transportation and sub sistence until he reaches home. The programme of disarmament is simply that one member of the co* mission, accompanied by one or more represent atives of the revolutionists, will visit each commander. Rebels to Retain Horses. The arms will be deposited with the battalion commander, who will turn them over to the commission. -The rebels will take their horses home, the j animals which have been taken from ' their owners to be returned later on proper identification. ~ There are as yet no signs of Secre- : tary Taft’s actual occupancy of the palace, which was the scene of a num- \ ber of farewells to ex-President Palma ' and his family. Senor Palma received all his visitors with quiet dignity and seemed entirely reconciled to going, although he still appears dejected at the outcome of the revolution and the action of the Ameri can commissioners in taking over the government of Cuba when the two con tending parties, the Moderates and the Liberals, failed to agree in the session of congress called by him. j Taft Courteous to Palma. Secretary Taft sent a letter to Senor Palma saying he desired to escort him to the railroad station and show him every courtesy due his exalted position. Senor Palma thanked Secretary Taft cordially, but said he wished to leave quietly and without public ceremony. It is reported that he will, go to Ma tanzas. The battleship Kentucky arrived here, bringing 500 more marines. Governor Taft has informed all the members of the Palma cabinet that he would appoint ministers in about ten days. In the meanwhile the subsecre taries are acting. It is believed that some of the ex-members of the cabinet will be reinstated, notably Fonts y Sterling, secretary of the treasury. Ex-Secretary of the Interior Montalvo Is now acting as warden of the peni tentiary, the post he held before he was appointed to the ministry. Governor Taft has sent a cablegram to Senor Quesada, the Cuban minister' at Washington, requesting him not to press his resignation, i - ! ARMY GOING TO CUBA. Fifty-six Hundred American Soldiers to Be Sent to the Island. | Washington, Oct. 1. — American I troops are now moving toward Cuba. | Mobilization of the force will be at Newport News, Va., for the most part, although a part of the first expedition ary force to Cuba will be sent from New York and Tampa, Fla. Advices received here indicate that all is quiet in Cuba and that the insurgents intend to lay down their arms. The proba bility Is that United States forces In the island will he landed only as a pre cautionary measure. So far as officials of the government here are advised no trouble of a serious kind is anticipated, but in accordance with instructions from President Roosevelt hurried prep arations are being made for the send ing of an expeditionary force of, the array to Cuba. The first American troops will! be landed at Havana on Saturday. Mean time the marines and bluejackets from the American fleet in Cuban waters will protect American interests and support Secretary Taft:, the provision- , al governor of Cuba, in the preserve- j tion of order and the protection of life and property. lArrangements have been concluded not only for the first expeditionary force to Cuba of about 5,(500 men, but for a second force of equal numbers. | No orders for the mobilization of the ! second force, of course, have been is- 1 sued, but if the men are needed all ar rangements have been completed for hurrying the men to Cuba at the earli est possible moment. It is certain that a sufficient force of 'American troops will tie maintained in Cuba to support the provisional gov ernment and to insure security to life and property' pending the establishment ef a stable government by the Cubans. Operations in all departments of the military establishment of the govern ment are on a war basis. The acting secretaries and chiefs of all bureaus are at their desks, and every office is humming with activity. General Ainsworth, military secreta ry, and General Bell, chief of staff of the array, are busy concluding arrange ments^ for the departure of the first expeditionary force to Cuba. The first detail of troops, 000 in num ber, will leave New York on Wednes day aboard the army transport Sumner. They will arrive at Havana on Satur day afternoon. It probably will lie several days later before other troops of tbe first expeditionary force of the army will be able to reach Cuba. Where they will be landed is yet unde termined. General Humphrey, quartermaster general, practically closed arrange ments for the transports which are to convey the expedition to Cuba. Tbe war department apprehends some diffi culty on account of the quarantine laws of the southern states. A trans port returning to a southern state from Cuba will have to remain in quarantine five days before it can take on a cargo or troops for Cuba. The war depart ment has taken up this matter with tbe authorities of the southern states in the hope of arranging for a waiver of the regulation. — Secretary Taft, as bead of tbe presi dent’s special mission to Cuba, has available nearly 5,000 marines and bluejackets who could be landed on Cuban soil in a few hours in case of emergency. Other marines are on route to Cuba and will be available for emergency service in two or three days. - I President Goes to Washington. I Oyster Bay, N. Y., Oet. 1.—The pres ident and Sirs. Roosevelt, with Ethel, Archie and Quentin, their children, left Sagamore Hill for Washington. Pres ident'Roosevelt returned to Oyster Bay on the Mayflower after being afloat forty-eight hours and witnessing the target practice of the north Atlantic fleet off Cape Cod. It is understood that the Cuban situation has influenc ed the president to hasten his return to the capital. No Report of Marines Killed. Washington, Oct. 1.—General Elliott commandant of the marine corps, said that he had not received any informa tion from Cuba indicating that any marines had been killed by insurgents, as asserted in a published report. Hongkong Stricken Again. London, Oct. 1.—A dispatch to the Daily Mail from Hongkong, dated Sept. 29, says: “The observatory signals gave warning of an approaching ty phoon Friday afternoon, and by mid night a terrific storm was raging. The violent gale was accompanied by a phenomenal rainfall and was. still blowing Saturday afternoon. The dev astation of the typhoon of the 18tb has been complete. The repairs effect ed on wharfs and storehouses has been undone. The entire water front is again heaped with wreckage.” Fought With Grant and Sheridan. Parkersburg, W Va., Oct. 1.—Gener al Thomas Maley Harris, aged ninety three, brigadier general in the Union army during the rebellion and brevet major general, died at his home at Harrisvifle after a month’s illness. He served with General Franz Seigel, sub sequently as a division commander un der Sheridan and finally was trans ferred with his division to Grant's army in front of Richmond. Irishmen Greet “Tay Pay.” New York, Oct. 1.—Sturdy patriots whose hearts are bent on setting Ire land free gathered at the Hoffman House to attend the reception given 'by the municipal council, United Irish League of America, to T. P. O’Connor, M. S’., who came from Ireland to at tend'the league’s national convention at Philadelphia. Asks Mercy For Husband’s Slayer. St. Petersburg, Oct. 1—The appeal for mitigation of the death sentence passed upsm the assassin of General Kozlov, who was killed in Petershof park, has been joined by the general’s widow. Mme. Kozlov has telegraphed the empress asking that no further blood be spilled upon the tomb of her husband. Count Boni Gets His Seat Back. Paris, Oct. 1.—Count Boni de Cas tellane has been re-elected an anti ministerial member of the chamber of deputies from the Basses Alpes. Couni Boni was up ruptlon, | GOLF COJSI'S LOSS Death and Destruction In Trail of Southern State’s Most, Disastrous Storm. MOBILE GREATEST SUFFERER Alabama City Loses 125 Residents and Property Valued at $10,000,000—Child Sees Parents and Sister Die In Flood. Revenue Cutter Winona Safe—Light house Carried Away. New Orleans, Oet. 1.—Details of the great hurricane which swept over the gulf states show it to have been, in point of territory affected, property damaged aud lives lost, probably the most disastrous the southern section of the country has ever experienced. Later reports will, it is feared, add to the loss of life, for telegraphic com munication is only partially restored, and hundreds of outlying towns in the storm’s path have not been heard from. At Mobile 125 lives are reported lost. Thirty 'have been identified, and the property loss is placed at $10,000,000. Damage to shipping cannot be estimat ed, but many ships are high and dry aud may never reach water again. Twenty-five persons were drowned at Pensacola, the property damage is $3-, 000,000, and scores of vessels were wrecked. At the Pensacola navy yard many of the warships berthed there were beach ed or sunk. The Santa Rosa hospital was swept away. The patients went with the building and are believed to be lost. Fort Morgan Wrecked. Fort Morgan, in Mobile harbor, is a complete wreck, the loss there reach ing $100,000. Thirty-eight vessels are known to be ashore in the Mississippi delta. Six lives wer-e lost below this port, and damage in the lower Louisiana planta tions will reach $1,000,000. Fort St. Philip sustained $10,000 damage. Four bodies not before counted have been found at Coden, Ala., and it is estimated that twenty-three lives have been lost from the oyster fleet argund Cedar point, near Mobile. This last estimate includes among the dead ev ery man aboard a fishing boat which has not been heard of since the storm. Family Lost In Flood. The drowning at Coden of the Wer neth family with the exception of one daughter is one of the saddest tales of the storm. In the Werneth house were Mr. and Mrs. Werneth, their two daughters, Mrs. Betancourt, an aged woman, and Galvin Williams, a young man. When it was evident that the house must be abandoned Mr. Werneth and Williams placed the family in a dmail boat and attempted to reach a nearby grove, but the boat filled with water and sank. The elder Miss Werneth, who was an accomplished swimmer, and young Williams reached a tree, which they climbed. The other persons in the boat were drowned before their eyes. Mrs. Werneth made a desperate at tempt to reach the tree in which her daughter and young Williams had found refuge and was within a few feet of them when a huge wave en gulfed her. Mr. Werneth, bearing his younger daughter in his arms, reached the tree and was about to climb it when the girl slipped from his grasp and went down. Werneth attempted to save her, and a wave overwhelmed him. He was drowned at the foot ot the tree in which Williams and his daughter had taken refuge. The young woman became crazed as her father sank and endeavored to leap from the tree, but was restrained by Williams. The two remained In the tree until the storm subsided. Lumber Interests Suffer. It is now believed that the loss to the lumber interests alone by the storm will aggregate $10,000,000. Tens of thousands of trees of the finest quali ty have been blown down. The num ber of logs that have been carried out to sea of driven into inaccessible swamps is enormous. Dealers in tur pentine are very gloomy over the out look. The situation along the coast to the west of Mobile is now fairly well known. At Scranton, Miss., one church, the Odd Fellows hall and sev eral buildings were blown down. At Pascagoula Beach not a residence is left standing, the river front at that point is completely torn up and the lighthouse there has been destroyed. Shipping at this point has been badly damaged. Cutter Winona Is Safe. The revenue cutter Winona, for which much fear was expressed, IS* now known to be safe. The crew of the cutter rescued the keeper of the Pascagoula lighthouse and his family during the storm. The keeper oft the Horn island lighthouse, just outside of Scranton, lost his life. The captain of a tug which came near the house at the beginning of the storm urged him to leave, but he refused to abandon his post and in a short time ^vas drowned. The entire part of the island on which the lighthouse was situated is said to 1 have been carried away by the waves. Another Storm Coming. y Washington, Oct. 1. — The weather bureau announces that another tropical disturbance is reported as approaching the Yucatan channel from the east. I'lie approach of this second storm was reported to the bureau by the Belen College of Jesuits at Havana, the same source from which the warning of the recent gulf hurricane first emanated. LEAVE LEAGUE’S TICKET. Three Independence Men Resign and Are Replaced by Democrats. New York, Oct. 1.—At a meeting here of the executive committee of the In dependence league it was resolved to accept the resignation of John Ford, Dr. C. II. W. Auel and Frank L. Gel man from the league’s state ticket and proceed to nominate by petition Wil liam Randolph Hearst for governor, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler for lieuten ant governor, John S. Whalen for sec retary of state, Martin II. Glynn for comptroller, Julius Hauser for treasur er, Frank W. Skene for engineer and surveyor and William S. Jackson for attorney general as the candidates of the Independence league. This makes the league ticket Identical with that nominated by the Democratic conven tion at Buffalo. The necessary steps will be taken this week to place legally In nomina tion by petition the full state ticket of the Independence league. In reply to an interview Charles F. Murphy on his return from Buffalo said: “There is absolutely no truth in the report that l have made a deal with the Independence league to divide the supreme court nominations. I have made no promises or pledges of any character to the Independence league.” Political Pot Boiling. New York, Oct. 1.—Politics will ab sorb much- interest during the present week in New York. The campaign for governor and other state offices will he begun in earnest. Charles E. Hughes will be officially notified of his selec tion as the head of the Republican ticket, and William R. Hearst, the can didate of the Democratic party and the Independence league, will make sev eral speeches throughout the state. Mr. Hughes will address three meetings in New York city this week. The Demo cratic state committee will meet in New York city for permanent organiza tion. It is expected that a new state chairman will be elected. ROOT AT THE HELM AGAIN. State Secretary Reaches Washington on Return From Southern Trip. Washington, Oct. 1.—The cruiser Co lumbia, with Secretary Root and par ty on board, passed in the Virginia capes from Colon. The cruiser instead of coming into Hampton Roads, as it was thought she would, steamed up to . Piney point, at the mouth of the Po tomac river, and dropped anchor. The president’s yacht Sylph, which had been in the roads for two days awaiting the arrival of the Columbia, vftis advised by wireless of the ap proach of the Columbia. The Sylph steamed up to Old Point Comfort, got the mail for Secretary' Root and went to meet the cruiser. Secretary Root was met at the navy yard wharf upon the arrival there of the Sylph by Assistant Secretaries Adee and Wilson, Mr. Denby, chief clerk, and Mr. Babcock, his private secretary. Mr. Root and his family drove immediately to their home on Sixteenth street, where Mr. Adee call ed later. He advised Mr. Root of the status of some of the more important matters pending. Mr. Root declined to make any statement about his South American trip or on any other subject. He has already resumed his duties at the state department and has assumed active charge. Secretary Root, while not comment ing for publication, showed to those who met him after his return here that he was gratified with the results of his trip. He did say, however, that noth ing was left undone by the people where he visited in doing honor to this country. BASEBALL Results of Games Played In the Ameri can League. At Chicago—Washington, 5; Chicago, 8. Kitson, Goodwin, Warner; WTalsh, Owen, Sullivan. Second game—Washington, 3; Chicago, 0. Patten, Warner; Smith, Walsh, Sullivan. At St. Louis—Boston, 1; St. Louis, 7. Harris, Carrigan; Howell, Spencer. Second game—Boston, 2; St. Louis, 0. Crow, Armbruster; Jacobson, O’Connor. STANDING OP THE CLUBS. W. L. P.C. W. L. P.C. Chicago... 89 50 .614 St. Louis. 74 70 .514 New York 87 59 . 596 Detroit.... 69 74 . 489 Cleveland. 85 61 .582 Wash’ton. 54 93 .367 Phila’phia 76 66 .535 Boston.... 47 102 . 315 M rs. Astor'lll In New York. New York, Oct. 1—Mrs. William As tor arrived in this city from Newport and was driven at once to her home, 842 Fifth avenue. The departure from Newport was decided upon suddenly owing, it is said, to a change for the worse in Mrs. Astor’s condition. Her son, John Jacob Astor, deemed it best that she should be in New York. Mujiks to Get ifands Cheap. St. Petersburg, Oct. 1—The step to set In action the machinery of the gov ernment’s plan for the distribution of land to the peasantry was taken by the publication of voluminous regulations to the local agrarian commissions, un der which the sale of 11,000,000 deeia tines of land in European Russia will begin immediately. Shoots In Parents’ Defense. Fort Collins, Colo., Oct. 1.—To save the lives of his father and mother Sher man Williams, aged fifteen years, shot ' and instantly killed Joel Clark near Wellington. So justifiable did the kill ing appear to Sheriff McCreary that he refused to arrest the boy. Killed by Under Water Blast. New York, Oct. 1.—In a dynamite ex plosion under the East river subway tunnel, which is being constructed from Brooklyn to the Battery, New York, John McLaughlin was struck by flying rock and received injuries from which he died. BLAMES CRAZE FOR SPEED. Engineer p* Wrecked Train Gives Ex planation of Accident. .r&rspy City, N. J., Oct. 1.—A pathetic echo of the tragedy at Eddington, Pa., when the fastest train running be tween New York and Philadelphia crashed into another train on the Pennsylvania road, killing three wom en and injuring many passengers, came in the story of George Van Ars dale. the engineer of the flier. His narrative of what happened and the emotions he felt is intensely dra matic—fraught with the sorrow a man must feel when, after forty-three years of work at the throttle and at the age of sixty-nine, he meets his first acci dent. The accident was caused by the failure of the air brakes on his train to work properly. So great was the grief of the aged man, who for more than twoscore years had whirled millions of people hun dreds of miles in safety, that after the crash he begged some one to shoot him. “It’s the craze for speed, the mania for whizzing along like the wind, that is responsible for that wreck,” the en gineer said. “Since 1803 my hand has been clutching a throttle, and since 18(53 I have been watching the gradual speeding up in railroad life and in gen eral commerce. The train I had yes terday could speed along the steel rib bons at sixty, seventy, eighty miles an hour. But the cost sometimes is great. In a great train there are small con trivances, the importance of which none knows but the engineer. Let one of these apparently Insignificant pieces of machinery go wrong and—well, you know what happened.” TRY TO CATCH SMUGGLER. American and British Revenue Cutters After Suspected Yacht. New York, Oet. 1. — Two United States revenue cutters, the Gresham and the Dexter, and a British revenue cutter, the Neptune, all the members of the life saving corps along the Atlantic coast, aided by the immigration and Chinese inspection forces, are search ing the coast for the schooner yacht Frolic, alleged to have on board, in addition to her crew, thirty-three Chi namen who seek illegal entrance to this country. The Frolic, it is said, cleared from Newfoundland on Sept. 22 for Boston. 'Warning of the attempted smuggling, which is* said to be the second recent venture of the kind, came to the gov ernment through the owner of the yacht Bonavita, a resident of Boston, who had leased his yacht to a man who declared Ills intention of using the pleasure craft for a cruise along the New England coast. The rental for the Bonavita was paid in advance for the month of July, and the owner heard nothing further of his boat until he found her one August night in the basin of the Boston Yacht club, her cabin filled with refuse and filth. He at once communicated with the government at Washington, and secret service men. tracing the lessee of the yacht, found that he had been fre quently seen in Chinatown. PLATT FAMILY TROUBLE? Senator and Wife Said to Be Prepar ing Suits For Divorce. New York, Oct. 1.—The World in a leading article covering the greater part of a page says in part as follows: “Mrs. Thomas Collier Platt, the young and handsome wife of New York’s aged senator, is at her hus band’s country seat, Tioga Lodge, Highland Mills, N. Y., preparing to meet threatened legal proceedings that embody embarrassments from which the average woman would shrink. “Her preparations have indeed reach ed the point where she may strike the first blow. While the senator has hes itated to act, it has been known for weeks that Mrs. Platt has been seeking the advice of counsel regarding a pro posed action for divorce. Rumor has been persistent even that suit had al ready been brought. “In the case, if brought, would be a well known actress, a favorite in vau deville, who sprang into fame by vir tue of a conspicuously beautiful figure in the days of living pictures. “This actress has, Mrs. Platt alleges been a frequent visitor at the sena tor’s office.” The World declares further that there are in the riatt family closet other skeletons which will be disclosed if the suits are brought. Italian Ambassador Resigns. Washington, Oct. 1.—It is announc ed that Baron Mayor des Planches, the Italian ambassador, has resigned. His resignation is due to ill health. Weather Forecast. Fair; northeast winds, 1906 OCTOBER 1906 ■.. Su. Mo. Tu. We. Th. Fr. Sa. _7_8 _9 1011 12 13 114 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 MOON’S PHASES. c^Full ** 7:48 j ©Moon 6 a.m. ; ft Third A 10:39 ML Quarter 1U a.m. ®£SSL Slim IN SNIf MCE — I Million Parisians Watch Sixteen Big Balloons Enter Aerial Prize Contest. — TWO AMERICAN STARTERS, jj n Santos-Dumont of Brazil In the Two Americas and Lieutenant Lahm, U. S. A., Among the Contenders For | Airship Honors — Countrymen Bid “Au Revoir” to Army Officer. ■ .v'aB Paris, Oet. 1.—More than a million persons gazed skyward for hours on ? end as they watched sixteen big bah*;| loous soar to the clouds in the start of the first race for the international cup ' for aeronauts.. All the-world and his wife were in a the Tuilleries gardens when the raee V was begun—all the French world, at ' any rate, with a liberal sprinkling of ; other peoples. The race was a disap- 1 pointment to ballooning enthusiasts, for an adverse wind held, blowings from Paris directly westward, thus : making the ocean the farthest point to which the aeronauts could go with ’ safety. But the army of sightseers 1 cared nothing for that. Paris was out J to stare and chatter, and the brave ' show made by the aerial yachts as they mounted to the blue sufficed for the light French hearts rejoicing in : any excuse for a holiday. From Paris to the Ooean. To the lay mind the short trip from j the gay capital to the Atlantic is no j joke—in midair. One has not the se vere strain of a lonp cruise over half Europe, but there is excitement in • abundance even in the dash to the coast. Paris has not forgotten the 1 thrills Santos-Dumont gave it when he merely circled the Eiffel tower. Here, then, were sixteen monsters launched daringly among the perils of the unknown, if not the unseen. Sure- | ly that was enough for the eagerest thrill seeker. Thus one would argue 1 from the delight in that round million I of faces as one after another the bal- jj loous shot up, their crews peering in terestedly at the vast crowd and now and then waving cheery farewells to earth. Say “Au Revoir” to Yankee. Irreverent Americans in the army of I uplookers were heard to whistle “Say 1 Au Revoir. Inft Not Goodby” as San tos-Dumont and Lieutenant Frank P. Lahm, the upholders of America’; honor in the overhead struggle, aloft. Evidently the army oi Lieutenant Lahm is enrolled with Sixth cavalry—heard the notes an caught the allusion, for he was laug ing heartily when his face faded to white blur against the background his balloon. It remained for one of the Ameri- ^ cans — the Brazilian, Santos-Dumont, | who navigated his balloon, TwoAne^: leas—to spring a surprise vdfltfieweSSZ'm nautic world. His car was "equipped ; with a vertical propeller of six horse- ’ power. With that device he expected ? to raise his balloon without wasting • ballast anil by reversing the propeller : to descend without freeing gas from 1 the big silk bag on which and from | which he must depend. Many were ; the favorable comments made on the famous Brazilian’s idea. Lieutenant Lahm also received gen- 1 erous applause. He had as his assist-, ant Major Hersey, who was Walter Wellman’s companion in his north pole ;$ expedition. There were cheers for all the contestants, indeed, and there was ’ a round of approval for the promoters when the sixteenth balloon was safely -* aloft and not an accident had marred : the programme. Long Race Impossible. j Although the wind’s persistent west ward course made impossible the long race to the east for which aeronauts had prayed in the hope that the dis tance record made by the Count de la %Vaulx six years ago would be broken, I it was recognized that the contest had . scientific value as a test of the length * of time each balloon could stay In the* The winner of the cup is to get $2,900* in cash, the next contestant $200, thefl third $133. In addition, there wera|| the Contessa Campelios cup for thoB best voyage, the English team prizesV for meteorological observation, the goidfl medal for endurance, the Gaulois djriflj tam e cup and the Santos-Dumont P*j§ for the greatest distance in forty-ej^ First Electric Train. ] New York, Oct. 1.—The first railroad train drawn by an electric motor over standard gauge tracks, with New York as the terminal, pulled into the Orand Central station. It was the initial ex- $ periment in the transformation of the system which eventually is to extend over the New York Central’s H&es.ari|^ every way it was a successful deivSH stration of the use of electrical ene^jH Bishop Assails the Bible. * J Detroit. Mich., Oct. t. -t Bish< i Charles D. Williams of the E^lseop I diocese of Michigan, In an address to^ Y. M. C. A. members here on "The Bt-fl ble and the Word of God" declared^ that the Bible is not the word of and that teachings that it is the v of God are the most unbelief the church with. Upton New Yo ton got a