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IN SHORT ORDER The Latest Gleanings From Alt Over the State. ■ Tlie Cecil county School Board has appointed Miss Olive Oldham princi pal of Earieville public school, to suc ceed Miss Ethel DurameU, resigned. E. M. Hess & Co., of Lancaster, Pa., have bought the bankrupt Eureka Fertilizer Company, of Perryville, for $10,250. In a fire that destroyed the barn on the farm of Abraham Heefner, north of Ringgold, six horses, two cows and seven hogs perished and 100 tons of hay, s*o bushels of wheat, 40 barrels of corn and all the farming imple ments were burned. The Newfoundland Industrial De velopment Company was incorporated In Hagerstown, with an authorized capital of SIOO,OOO. It will deal in securities, including bonds, notes and mortgages, trade in lumber and metals and do a general mining business in Newfoundland. David Riley, released from jail at Frederick, after serving a sentence for disorderly conduct, is wanted by Sher iff Fagan on the charge of stealing a horse and buggy from Noyle Walsh near Araby. The team was found near the Monocacy river. Riley had disap peared. A new ice plant will be started at Ellicott City by Otto Wunder, former ly manager of the Bloede Electric Light Company. He has purchased the late Thomas H. Hunt property, lo cated near the Baltimore and Ohio depot, and will build an up-to-date plant, with an output of about 16 tons daily. Complying with the request from the ladies in charge of an oys; ir sup per and festival to be given by the volunteer firemen, of Eastport. Annap olis, Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, wife of the President, donated a handkerchief. This makes several* donations of a similar nature that Mrs. Wilson has made to bazars given in or around Annapolis. Returning from another fire, George Scott, proprietor of a dyeing and cleaning establishment at Federals burg, found his own place of business 1 in flames. - The property of Joseph i Smith' caught fire and Scott hurried to the scene. When he returned and found his own place burning, he fought his way through the fire and ! smoke and extinguished -the flames. Woodlawu Campmeeting Associa tion has elected the following trus tees and managers: H. H. Kirk, president; E. M. McCullough, vice president; C. S. Abrahams, secretary; R. G. Terry, T. Morgan Owens, Benja min McVey, E. Wtimer Jackson, Er nest Brickley, William D. Ewing, Phil lip Craig, George Tyson, Mrs. Ernest Brickley, Mrs. R. G. Terry, Mrs. T. Morgan Owens and Miss Virginia Abrahams. In accordance with an order by President Wilson on May 7, bringing postmasters of the fourth class into the competitive classified service, a' postoffice inspector will visit Bagley, Bush River, Castleton, Clayton, Fiint vllle, Jerusalem, Mountain, Pleasant ville, Scarf, Sliure’s Landing, Sewell, Vale, Van Bibber and Wilna, Harford county, and make report for appoint ment from among the persons filing applications for postmaster of the above named places. The Woodlawn Campmeeting Asso ciation has elected the following trus tees and managers for 1914. The next annual camp will open August 6, 1914: H. H. Kirk, president.; E. M. McCul lough, vice-president; C. S. Abrams, secretary; R. G. Terry, T. Morgan Owens, E. Wilmer Jackson, Benjamin McVey, Ernest Brickley, William D. Ewing, Philip Craig, George Tyson, Mrs. Ernest Brickley, Mrs. R. G. Terry, Mrs. T. Morgan Owens and Miss Vir ginia Abrams. Robert B. Morse, chief of the Bu reau of Sanitary Engineering, Mary land Department of Health, and As sistant Chief Engineer H. R. Hall af ter a conference with Mayor Dr. J. McPherson Scott and County Health Officer W. D. Campbell relative to the purity of the water supply being fur nished by the Washington County Wa ter Company made an inspection of the mountain watershed. An analy sis of the water taken from the pub lic tap at the Cavetown reservoir showed pollution. The State board reported that the mountain water was more contaminated and danger ous than the Antietam creek water, as the latter is now being purified by a disinfection and filtration plant. Centreville Lodge, Patriotic Order Sons of America, is planning to raise a flag on the new primary school building at Centreville, tvhen it is j completed. The principal, Prof. H. T. * Griffith, is State president of the or- j der and will make an address. The ! State secretary, William James Heaps, of Baltimore, also will speak. County Health Officer Dr. J. M. Goodman has closed the public schools of Lewistown, Bloomfield, Bethel, Shookstpwn and Araby ow ing to scarlet fever and diphtheria. The Montgomery County Anti- Saloon League lias offered a reward of SIOO for information leading to a conviction for a violation of any of the provisions of the Corrupt Practices act at next month’s election in that county, and has also, it is stated, -taken other steps to prevent and detect vio lations of the law. The outbuildings on the Merritt farm, Chestertown, owned by William H. Bonwill and tenanted by Raymond Bonwill, were destroyed by fire, en tailing a loss of SI,OOO. PROSPECTIVE LAND SEEKERS. Mr. Tschantre Suggests Hew They May Be Brought To Maryland. Jolin-A. Tschantre, secretary of the State Bureau of Immigration, has re turned to Baltimore after a trip through Western Canada, which he made in connection with his,, duties. He has submitted to Governor Golds borough a report of his observations and information gained. He says there is a large drift of Americans to Canada. Continuing, Mr. Tschantre says: As far as Maryland is concerned I am decidedly of tlie opinion that two courses are open: First, that the State may continue her efforts, through her immigration bureau, along the same policy as heretofore pursued —that is, that the bureau acts mainly as an advertising agency or clearing house between the prospective seller and the prospective buyer, merely list ing the lands for sale, printing a gen eral description of the advantages of the State and disseminating periodical ly the Information. This is, of course, productive of some results, but it will never be pro ductive of great results. If the State is to actively reach out for those who would settle and develop her agricul tural lands it must be done, and be done only as the result of an active, energetic campaign, by which the claims and merits of Maryland agri cultural areas shall be brought home forcibly to those who are prospective land seekers. This can be accomplish ed only by a thorough reorganization of the bureau and a thorough revision of its policy, and, most particularly, a very marked increase in the appro priation made by the legislature for, this work. In my travels I was also greatly im pressed by the advertising methods employed by several immigration' bureaus of Western States. In St. Paul, for instance, I visited the- exhi-:, bition of the Bureau of Immigration, ' where 1 found displayed in systematic order all -the resources of Minnesota. This exhibition is open all the year around. It is located on one of the main streets, in the business section, on the main floor in one of the largest buildings. The exhibition is visited daily by hundreds of people, and the attention tlms attracted, aside from the educational value, ultimately brings the bureau in touch with the homeseeker. This idea is worthy to, be adopted by our State Bureau of Immigration and should be exploited. GOVERNOR PARDONS ONE. Orders Lawrence Staniewski, Of Bal timore, Set Free. Governor Golds borough held a ses ! sion of his “pardon, court” in the Executive offices here and granted one pardon. Several other cases were con sidered. The Governor pardoned Law- 11 rence Staniewski, who is serving 15 ! years in the penitentiary for burglary. Staniewski was convicted before the Criminal Court of Baltimore at the September term, 1908. By commuta tion for good behavior his term would have expired July 12, 1921. Staniewski is a German and was but 17 years old when convicted. The order for his re lease was signed by the Governor and will be forwarded to State Senator Albert M. .Sproesser, who was the soliciting attorney in the case. The Governor ordered the petition for the pardon pf Charles Degrau advertised for final consideration this week. De grau was convicted before the Crim inal Court, of Baltimore ait the Jan uary term, 1912, of burglary, larceny, etc., and sentenced to the peniteitiary for four years. There was strong op position to clemency for Degrau when application was made to the Governor a few months ago, but now, it is stated,the protestants have withdrawn their objections. The Governor an nounced his intention to examine pa pers in the case of Richard Allnut and James Frazier. The former was con victed by the Montgomery County Cir cuit Court at the November term, 1911, of second-degree murder and sen tenced to a term of 18 years. Allnut killed his sister, Mrs. Valeria Viers, and also attacked his aged mother, and Miss Jane Rawlins, a friend of the family. Frazier was convicted in Som erset county and was given a com bined sentence of three years. UPBUILDING OF MARYLAND. Greater Publicity Of Its Advantages Needed. Governor Goldsborough will include in his next message to the legislature a recommendation for the establish ment in Baltimore of a publicity bureau with an appropriation of $25,- 000 to keep it going for the first year. Governor Goldsborough said that lie believes Baltimore must and will secure a large share of the Panama Canal trade when that waterway opens and it is to let the business men and the people know just what conditions are in Maryland and Baltimore that he wants to establish the bureau. He said that the State and city undoubt edly needs more advertising, for from personal observations he knew that in some sections of the country people had never ever heard of Baltimore and that in parts of Canada they did not even know there was such a State as Maryland. With this bureau hav ing as its head a capable business man and an able writer, the city will be- I come known throughout the country 1 and its advantages as a seaport and j manufacturing city will be explained i if the legislature • supports Governor Goldsborough in this plan. The Gov ernor said that it is his belief that Bal timore will, become the main inlet and outlet for the Panama Canal trade of the East, for statistics show that it is the nearest point on the Atlantic sea board to cities in he Middle West and South. NEGRO ACCIDENTALLY SHOT. Struck by a bullet from a .38-calibre revolver that had ploughed Its way through the side of a barn, John Park er, a negro farm band, is in a critical condition at Emergency Hospital. The shooting occurred on the farm of Welsh Mitchell, near McKendree. Mr. Mitchell, who fired the shot, surren dered himself to the county police au thorities and says the shooting was ac cidental. Pennsylvania has more than one million public- school pupils. THE POWERS MUST MTERFERE Action Antagonistic io U. S. Will be Regarded as Unfriendly. GREAT BRITAIN MAKES DENIAL In Sending a Warship To Mexico It Does Not Intend To Em barrass the United States. Washington. - The United States Government is preparing to notify the nations of the world generally that any interference in Mexican affairs will be regarded as unfriendly to this Government. President Wilson, Secretary Bryan and Counselor John Bassett Moore, of the State Department, has exchanged ideas on what the proclamation to the world should express. It will be com municated to foreign governments everywhere, in line with the policy established earlier of keeping other nations informed of every step taken in its handling of the Mexican prob lem. The proclamation, or note, also will serve, it is understood, as an explicit definition of the policy of the United States toward the de facto authorities in Mexico, reiterating the principle that recognition can only be given to governments on this hemisphere founded on law and order. Two things, it is known, have con tributed to the determination of the government to define its policy—the ' presentation by Sir Lionel Carden, the British Minister to Mexico, of his cre dentials immediately after Huerta had proclaimed himself dictator and the dispatch of several war vessels to Mexican waters. The British Embassy here at the direction of the Foreign Office officially advised Secretary Bryan that the Brit ish Government pronounced as unau thentic the now famous interview credited to Sir Lionel expressing the view that the United States did not understand conditions ill Mexico. The British Foreign Office based its denial of Sir Lionel’s interview on “a denial from Sir Lionel himself.” The published interview represented the Minister as unsympathetic with the policy of the United States. Another incident that was regarded with significance was the assurance that came from Ambassador Jusserand to the State Department that the - French Government in sending a war ship to Mexican waters did not intend in any way to embarrass the United States. Officials indicated satisfac tion over the apparent trend of ,the French Government’s attitude. There is a possibility that if' the powers indicate further an unwilling ness to embarrass the United States that this government may withhold its pronouncement, but some officials were of the opinion that sooner or later such a declaration, which they regard ed as tantamount to a reafirmation of the principles of the Monroe Doctrine, would be required. TO PERPETUATE G. A. R. Movement To Take in Descendants Of Veterans. Harrisburg, Pa.—The Central Penn sylvania Association of the Grand Army of the Republic named a com mittee to embody in a formal resolu tion, to be submitted to kindred organ izations, a suggestion that the Grand Army be perpetuated by the election of the eldest sons of deceased veterans or their lineal descendants. This proposition was made by E. W. Jack son, of this city, and was heartily in dorsed. HOUSE’S GIFT TO BRIDE. Committee To Be Named To Remem ber Miss Wilson. Washington.—Democrats, Republi cans and Progressives of the House are going to unite to preesnt. a wed ding gift next month to Miss Jessie Wilson, the President’s daughter. Re publican Leader Mann gathered a hun dred or more members today and pro posed that Miss Jessie be remembered with a fitting gift. The suggestion met with instant favor and Speaker Clark was designated to appoint a commit tee to carry out the plan. ONE OF THE FAMOUS “306.” Judge Slavens, Who Voted For Grant For Third Term, Dead. Kansas City, Mo. —Judge L. C. Clavens, prominent in Missouri politics 30 years ago, died suddenly in a hotel here. He was one of the famous “306” who voted steadily for General Grant for a third Presidential term in the Republican Convention of 1880. The judge was 77 years old and had prac ticed law here since 1865. FIGHTING AT MONTEREY. Important Battle Between Feaerals and Rebels In Progress. Mexico City.—Fighting is reported to be in progress in the outskirts of Monterey. Rebels are said to have made a dash into a suburb and taken possession of some of the outlying positions. The attack on Monterey began Thursday morning, tjie first shots being fired about 10 o’clock. Shortly afterward the telegraph lines were cut and communication ceased. TO EXHIBIT COLUMBUS’ BONES. Dominican Republic Will Send Them To San Francisco. Santo Domingo. The bones of Christopher Columbus, now in the Cathedral here, will be sent to the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco as part, of the Dominican Republic’s exhibit, according to plans just announce?. The exposition com missioners sailed for Colon, taking with them the assurance that this country will be adequately represented at the e"position. THE FROSTBURG SPIRIT, FROSTBURG, MD. WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THIS? ICopyrlght.l !■ INDICTED FOR*?* Four Others Named in Document By Grand Jury, NEW WEAPON FOR JEROSV;:.! Governor To Be Asked To Send Addi- i tional Papers Based On New : Charge To New Hamp shire. New' York. —A blanket indictment charging Harry K. Thaw and four others with conspiracy in connection with his escape from the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminal Insane in August, was returned by tlie grand jury here. It will be used as a weapon | by William Travers Jerome in his ef forts to extradite Thaw from New Hampshire. The others indicted w'ere former As semblyman Richard Butler, Michael O’Keefe, “Gentleman Roger” Tliomp- 1 son and Eugene Duff, who are alleged to have been Thaw’s companions in the automobile in which lie escaped. These are the same men for whom warrants were issued in Dutchess county after Thaw’s flight. Bench warrants on' the indictment were issued by the court and turned over to detectives of the district at torney’s office. Mr. Jerome announced that he would at once ask Governor Glynn for extradition papers based on the new' , charge to be sent to the governor of New Hampshire. Moses H. Grossman, counsel for Thaw, was in the building when the indictment was returned. He de nounced it as a subterfuge. “A person who has been committed to an asylum as insane cannot be ad judged guilty of conspiracy,” he said. “I do not believe the indictment will stand and I seriously doubt if it w'ill in any way affect the status of the case in New Hampshire. "I have all along contended that it is not the intention to try Mr. Thaw on any indictment, for the very obvious reason that no conviction could -be had.” SHAKE-UP IN PHILIPPINES. S Two Officials Of the Public Printing Office Dismissed. Washington.—Edward E. Gessler, craftsman instructor in tlie public printing office of the Philippines, has been appointed to serve temporarily as director of printing, to succeed John S. Leach, who resigned at the request of Governor General Harrison. James Hoggsette, assistant director, also has been removed. Leach and Hoggsette ignored Governor General Harrison in sending to President Wilson and to the president of the Typographical Union in the United States a protest against an alleged contemplated salary cut. Officials here say no such cut was con templated. STATUE OF BIG CHIEF UNVEILED. f Great Grandson Of Keokuk Delivers a Message. Keokuk, lowa. —On the site where three quarters of a, century ago his war councils were held, a bronze statue of Chief Keokuk was unveiled in Rand Park. The unveiling cere mony was held in connection with the conference of the lowa Daughters of the American devolution. John Keo kuk, a resident of the Sae and Fox agency in Oklahoma and great-grand son of tlie noted chief, delivered a message from his people. SHE GETS $35,000 HEART BALM. New York Supreme Court Places Value On- Teacher’s Affections. New York. —A jury in the Supreme Court placed a value of $35,000 upon the affections of Miss Mary' Mclntyre, a Brooklyn school teacher. A verdict awarding her this sum was returned in her $150,000 suit against William Hughes, a manufacturer of paper boxes, for alleged breach of promise to marry. Miss Mclntyre is about 40 years old, Mr. Hughes 65. POLK MILLER DEAD. Author Of Plantation Stories Dies In Richmond. Richmond, Va. —Polk Miller, a Rich mond business man, known throughout the South for his plantation stories of war time and his preformances on the banjo at many Confederate reunions, died suddenly at his home here. He was 69 years old. More than six hundred thousand men are employed in working the railways of the United Kingdom. 11 OF DEAD IS ABOVE m But 23 Taken From Dawson Mine Alive. BODIES OF 14 FOUND. _ j Smoke Seen Issuing From Second j Level Not Believed To Have Come From the Fire. Dadson, N. M.—Two hundred and thirty miners were l entombed in Shaft No. 2 of the Stag Canon mines here when an explosion occurred at the property, according to an unofficial estimate. } General Superintendent Prank Mc- Dermott, of the mine, and several American miners are among those en tombed. Meager advices received were that only five miners had been taken alive ■ from the upper level. These reports stated that most of the day shift were employed below the second level, where the shaft was blocked with debris resulting from the explosion. Immediately after the explosion all shafts were called to the work of rescue and those miners who were employed in other shafts were put to work drilling through the debris which was said to have blocked the mine be low the second level. The United States rescue car sta | tioned at Trinidad was summoned, and | every available man in Dawson was aiding in the attempt to reach the entombed miners. Rescuers worked heroically to sup ply air to the men. Reports from the mine did not state at which level the explosion occurred, simply that the mine shaft was blocked from the sec ond level. The mine property is owned by the Phelps-Dodge Company, of New York. Five mines are connected in the workings, and it is thought that if any of the miners escaped death in the ex plosion they should be able to reach safety. In the relief camps situated several yards from the entrance to mine No. 2 are''gathered the women and chil dren of the entombed miners. The miners’ families are cheered by the knowledge that Superintendent Mc- Dermott is among the main'body of miners entombed, and they have con fidence, as have mine officials, in the superintendent’s resources in such a disaster. DIAPHANOUS SKIRT HEALTHY. Public Health Service Approves the Latest Styles In Gowns. Washington.—Without attempting to pass upon questions of state or mod esty the United States Public Health Service has put its stamp of approval upon all slit skirts and diaphanous gowns from the health standpoint. As sistant Surgeon General Rucker an nounced that “women wear too many clothes, any way,” and that the woman who dresses in up-to-date style is less liable to catch cold these chilly days than one who loads down her body with heavy clothing. SQUELCH SUFFRAGE. Mild Resolution Introduced At Epis copal Conference Soon Dies. New York. —A mild woman suffrage resolution introduced in the House of deputies at the Episcopal General Con vention met with such violent disap proval that it was smothered in the committee on social service before it could be read. NO POLICE WOMEN UNDER 30. Must Weigh Between I*ls and 180, Chi cago Also Specifies. Chicago.—Women under 30 years of age need not apply for positions on the Chicago police force. Applicants must be between 30 and 40 years of age, 5 feet to 5 feet 9 inches in height and must weigh betwen 115‘and 180 pounds. These specifications for ap plicants are laid down by the Civil Service Commission in announcing a coming examination for police woman. SUES RAILROAD PRESIDENT. Man Wants Damages Because a Trunk Was Smashed. Minneapolis. Thomas G. Shaugli nessy, president of the Canadian Pa cific Railroad, was served with papers in a damage suit when he arrived here. A man in Chicago brought the action against the railroad because a trunk had been smashed. The action was unique, it being brought under a new law under the head of a foreign corporation temporarily within the State. WILSON PROCLAIMS THANKSGIVING DAY Washington.—President Wilson is sued his first Thanksgiving proclama tion as President of the United States, as follows: The season is at hand in which it has been our long-respected custom as a people to turn in praise and thanks giving to Almighty God for his mani fold mercies and blessings to us as a nation. The year that ha-s just passed has been marked in a peculiar degree my manifestations of His gracious and beneficent providence. We have not only had peace throughout our own borders and with the nations of the world, but that peace has been brightned by constant ly multiplying evidence of genuine friendship, of mutual sympathy and understanding and of the happy opera tion of many elevating influences, both of ideal and of practice. The nation has been not only pros perous, but lias proved its capacity to take calm counsel amid the rapid movement of affairs and deal with its own life in a spirit of candor, righte ousness and comity. We have seen the practical completion of a great work at the Isthmus of Panama which not only exemplifies the nation’s abundant resources to accomplish what it will and the distinguished skill and capacity of its public servants, but also promis.es the beginning of a new age, of new contrasts, new neighbor hoods, new sympathies, new bonds and new achievements of co-operation and peace. “Righteousness exalteth the nation” and “peace on earth, good will toward men” furnish the only foundations upon which can be built the lasting achievements of the human spirit. The year has brought us the satisfac tions of work well done and fresh visions of our duty which will make the world of the future better still. Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate Thurs day, the 27th of November next, as a day of thanksgiving and prayer and invite the people throughout the land to cease fi'om their wanted occupations and in their several homes and places of worship render thanks to Almighty God. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington this 23d day of October, in the year of our Lord, 1913, and of the independence of the United States of America the 138th. WOODROW WILSON, By the President. W. J. Bryan, Secretary of State. GOES TO CHILD’S AID; KILLED. Young Girl and Her Niece Struck By Train. Altoona, Pa. Miss Mabel Keller, aged 21 years, was killed at the East Altoona passenger station while try ing to save the life of her four-year old niece, Marjorie McCarthy. The little girl was also killed. While the two were waiting at the station for a local train the child ran across the tracks as a fast express train ap proached. Miss Keller rushed in front of the train and had just caught the child in her arms when the pilot of the locomotive struck them and threw them aside. Both were dead when picked up. SAY HANS SCHMIDT IS SANE. Four Alienists Who Examined Him Make Report. New York. Hans Schmidt, the priest who confessed slaying Anna Au muller and dismembering her body, was sane when the murder was com mitted, according to the report of four alienists who examined him. The re port was made public by District At ' torney Whitman, who is preparing to bring the priest to trial. HOSPITAL COWS SICK. Nearly One-Third Of Matteawan Herd Affected By Tuberculosis. Beacon, N. Y. —Twenty-six of the 68 cows at the Matteawan State Hos pital have found to be suffering with tuberculosis by Inspector Jackson, of the State Department of Health, who made an inspection of the stock last week. The condemned cows have! been separated from the herd and will be treated by a veterinary surgeon. LIGHTNING KILLS 3 SOLDIERS. Bolt Strokes Wagon Train Of Cavalry On March. Houston, Texas.—A bolt of lightning struck a column of the Sixth United States Cavalry, on marcn between Texas City and Galveston, killing Privates Monroe Morris, George Mor ris and John Zimmer. Veterinary Sur geon Devine was slightly injured. Sev eral horses and mules were killed. MILITANT OFFICES WRECKED. Bristol University Students Avenge Burning Of Sports Pavilion. Bristol, England.—Students of Bris tol University avenged the burning of the sports pavilion of the university by suffragettes by smashing the win dows of the offices of the militants, dumping the furniture in the streets and making a bonfire of it. The stu dents were cheered by large crowds as they wreaked their vengeance upon the suffragettes. 7 ENTOMBED MINERS RESCUED. Men Had Been Imprisoned In Texas Shaft Since Thursday. Rockdale,- Texas. —Seven Mexican miners, entombed a week ago in the Vogel and Lawrence Lignite workings here, were found alive when rescuers gained the mine interior by drilling a 90-foot shaft. The men were im prisoned by a cave-in following a cloudburst which flooded the mine. In Berlin passengers often tip street ear eonduetoriu GUIDED BY DUTY NOTEXPEDIENCY Wilson’s Poor Opinion of Man Who Works for Re-election. SPEAKS IN CONGRESS HALL If You Think Too Much About Re- Election, It is Difficult To Be Worth Being Re-Elected, He Says. Philadelphia.—Evidently desiring to give his hearers the impression that he is a man doing his duty now as he sees it and is willing to let the future take care of itself. President Wilson enunciated a new epigram: "The President who is too intent upon re-election is seldom worth re electing.” Making two speeches, greeting thou sands of people in a downpour of rain and planting a tree on Swarthmore campus, the President was tired when he left for Mobile, Ala. President Wilson came to Philadelphia to attend the re-dedication of Congres Hall, recently restored to its original form. “The fundamental business of self government,” he said in one speech, “is not only to establish, but to alter, so our business today is as great as that of those gentlemen who sat in Congress Hall a hundred years ago. They taught us not what to do, but how to do it.” Congress Hall, where many historic events in the early days of the re public transpired, was re-dedicated in the presence of President Wilson and a great crowd of people. Rain, which fell during the morning hours and continued intermittently in the after noon, did not interfere with the patriotic exercises, which were held in the hall where Congress met from 1790 to 1800. The old structure has been restored to a-lmost its original appearance, after years of patient efforts on the part of architects, who searched all exist ing records to make the building look as it did when Washington delivered his farewell address within its walls. President Wilson, who was accom panied from Washington by Secre taries Wilson and Houston, Speaker Champ Clark, Ambassador Jusserand, of Prance, and a delegation of mem bers of the Senate and House, was given an enthusiastic reception by the people of Philadelphia. The rail road station was jammed with an im mense crowd and the streets to the hotel wihere he was a luncheon guest, and the route from -the hotel to Inde pendence Square were packed with men, women and children. THIRD GOVERNOR IN YEAR. Fielder Will Turn Affairs Of State Over To Leon R. Taylor. Trenton, N. J. —Tbevthird New Jersey has had during the pres ent year, and the youngest Chiel Executive in the history of the State, ■Leon R. Taylor, of Monmouth coun ty, now Speaker of the Assembly, .will succeed Acting Governor Fielder this week, when the latter resigns office. Taylor is barely over 30 years of age, and follows both President Wilson and Fielder into the “little White House” here. TEMPERANCE IN ALL. W. C. T. U. Says Its Principles Do Not Apply Merely To Alcohol. New York. —“We want to impress upon the whole world more than ever before that there is a great body of women in every country working for total abstinence by -the individual and prohibition for the world,” was declar ed to be -the chief object of the ninth triennial convention of the World’s ■Women’s Christian Temperance Union by the presiding officer, Mrs. ■Lillian M. N. Stevens, of Portland, Me. COTTON CROP IS GOOD. October Ginning Better Than Last Year, But Less Than Amount Of 1911. Washington.—A special cotton crop report just issued by the Census Bureau shows that on October 18, 6,- 956,583 bales of the 1913 crop had I been ginned, compared with 6,874,306 bales last year and 7,758,621 bales in 1911. Round bales included in the report were 49,024, and Sea Island 30,880 bales. QUAKE .N ’FRISCO. Severe Shock Scares Residents Today, But No Damage Reported. San Francisco. —A severe earth quake shock shook San Francisco. No damage is reported, but persons who went through the “big quake” several years ago were panic-stricken. EXPRESS COMPANIES GIVE IN. New Block System Will Be Put Into Effect At the Earliest Opportunity. Washington.—All express companies have advised the Interstate Commerce Commission that they had decided to drop their opposition to the commis , sion’s orders radically reducing ex press rates over the entire country. “The block system of rates and rea sonable rates and practices will be put into effect at the earliest possible ■time,” the commission announced. WILL PAY $15,000 RENT. Ambassador To Germany, Takes Home In Berlin. Berlin. —The New American Ambas sador to Germany, James W. Gerard, rented for the embassy premises a house on Wilhelm Platz known as the Von Schfabach Palace. The-NAmbas sador is to pay a yearly rental of $15,- 000 instead of the $22,500 at first de manded. The new embassy is finely situated within a short distance of the Imperial Chancellor’s palace and the German Foreign Office.