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   Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1911, Washington, District Of Columbia                               WIDE-AWAKE BEAU ESTATE me The It them It ple who have to Weather probably followed by thla afternoon or tomorrow Temperature 51. NO. OCTOBER 17, 1911.-SIXTEEN TWO Acclaimed as Standard Bearer of ROOSEVELT'S HAND IS SEEN Resolution Accepted as Ex- pressing His Delegates at Meeting in Chicago Look on Former Cabinet Officer as ing Former President's Demanded Whereby Business Men May Know What Courses Are cate Formation of State and was the to mention the consin senator and announce the purpose of the I he great ing that is making itself felt from ocean to ocean will lose Us force In internal discord unless we take a symbol around which to Senator La Follette is in himself a platform that represents the progressive spirit A national organization built on the lines of the usual political organization was The plan included the at a later date of and precinct committees and officials Popular subscriptions to finance the campaign came as a suggestion from dolph of which was adopted by the finance Garfield Approves Mr. Garfield took a more direct part in the session that followed the adoption of the committee reports In a short he praised the delegates for ing to crystallise the progressive of he declared he had been a part since its He remained as to direct Issues and slipped from the form during a round of cheers that lowed an Indirect reference to the in- of Mr. La Follette Senator C I. the only United States senator here beside Senator placed the responsibility for existing con- ditions on the Federal Oct Two hundred sive Republicans In their national conference today indorsed Senator rt M La of for and declared In favor of a di- rect primary as a means for the sion of a presidential The indorsement came in the shape of resolutions framed In part by former of the Interior James R. It was held by the as expressing the of dore and it was would oppose a declaration In favor of any The resolutions followed a day of La Follette in which his name was cheered repeatedly as It was by a dozen Contrary to the conference was finished In most ot the delegates left the city and the program outlined for morrow will be devoted to support of State and local candidates and Resolutions Define resolutions were framed by a sub- committee of five from a committee of and were revised by former and Representative Irvine 1. of They in progressive movement is a struggle to wrest the control of the KOA In the nation and States from the representatives of special privilege and restore it to the control of the people The issue Is the same In nil the though the problem may be presented in different ways In the national Jho control of by special privilege Is the influence and power of the reactionary both parties in cheeking or preventing the of progressive policies pledged by party The present condition of uncertainty in business is Intolerable and tive of industrial prosperity It is worse than idle to leave the question of great business enterprises are IP oral or not merely to judicial de- tf Industrial corporations should affirmative legislative ment be gHen definite rules of conduct business shall be made safe find stable at same the interests of the public should be safeguarded We seek constructive legislation not destructive litigation Favor Presidential We the ascertainment of the i holce of Republican voters as to dates for President by a direct primary held in each State pursuant to the statute and where no such statute ex- Ills urge that the State commit that the people be the right to express their choice for Pi evident Marlon La of consin years ago found conditions in his State not unlike those of the nation il Under his leadership all opposition and there has been ed In Wisconsin a system of laws that stand as models for legislation in all States of the Union Laws have been passed In that State adequately ing all public service ling the burdens of providing for direct nominations by the legitimate business and capital honestly promoting the welfare of In real progressive has been restored The record of Senator La Follette in State and nation makes him a logical candidate for President of the United States Ills his his his record of constructive lation and administrative ability meet the requirements for such as conditions demand conference Indorses him as a for the Republican nomination for and urges that in all States be formed to promote bis nomination Garfield's Attitude resolutions were drafted by E P. E James R chot New arid J. E of North Carolina While the avowed Intention of the con- ference was the indorsement of La the arrival of In a non- committal attitude put the La Follette supporters on the defensive His visit here was announced a week after a v Islt In New Tork with Mr. Roosevelt and Senator Jonathan of president of the National Republican Loague and It was feared some other plan might be insisted Mr. fleld took no part in the open program of the and the Indorsement went through without a and Nebraska sent the biggest delegations outside of and the indorsement of the consin man became apparent early in the day Speaker after some by some by referred to him and to what they termed the consin each reference developing longer Senator Clapp's Senator Moses of the first speaker after Medill Cormick had called the meeting to order George L of Mew had been elected Senator Clapp was regarded the keynote SHE TAUGHT EYE KISS Blighted Ro- mance Told in NOW SE SUES FOE Action Russell A. Griswold Against Helen Woodruff Daughter of One-Time President of Stock Thrills With Burning Him to Marry Plaintiff Special to Washington New Oct. suit for damages for breach ot promise brought by A. now In a musical comedy against Helen Woodruff of daughter of the late James D. at one time president of the New York Stock went to trial day before Supreme Court Justice The plaintiff was on the all and Identified a score or more of the 209 letters he claimed to have received from the in many of which he was addressed as and which have already found their way Into The who was once the wife of Somer mayor of but resumed her maiden name when she got a got some little amusement out of the reading of the letters and the testimony of and laughed ily oh several Jacob counsel for the outlined his case will show that nine years of this boy's life have been In 19ftt he was 18 years had graduated from a high and obtained a position as bookkeeper in a New York This then the wife of a well-known this boy call on her when her husband was not at Secret Code of taught him the by means of which they could carry on their courtship in public With it went a com- plete code of Two winks meant a kiss on the three winks on the and five winks one on the And this little boy was led on to see her at to go to theaters and pers with She bade this boy con- stantly to como to see and taught him to love 1906 or 1907, she went out West somewhere to get a letters to the boy she told him she loved and that some day she would marry In 1907, she gave the boy a and you marry me if I And he and from that time he considered himself engaged to her you say anything to any not even to jour she can't afford to marry you while my father is letters will any minded person that she loved this boy to When he stricken with appendicitis It was she who went to see this boy twice a day at the When he returned from the hospital she telephoned him to come and stay with hei at her home foi a He because he wished to stay with his mother Told It Was he did go he found Mr. an English in the house do you mean by having this man he asked I am going to get a motorboat and am consulting him about she replied They quarreled over this man's and when the plaintiff reminded her of her promise to marry him she re- promised to marry that was onb pastime I never Intended to marry why did tell me so and set mj heart on he said Hence this Edmond counsel for the de- said that he would not deny that his client wrote some of the letters in- volved in the and that a certain amount of interest sprang the but said he would prove that the defendant never promised to marry and never intended to When called to the witness stand the plaintiff said W first met the defendant on an Easter he was about to graduate from the Stamford High Asked to He the defendant ask you to marry asked when she came back from the after she got her divorce She do you love me enough to marry And I said certainly I that I had been waiting the CONTINUED ON SECOND to Harpera 91.3ft 4o 92.O4 Oct a. Baltimore and Ohio road Special train leaves Union Station s is o GIRLS LOST IN PARK Midnight Posse Daughter and HUDDLED BEHIND BIG ROCK Bloodhounds Followed Trai in Shivering and Badly Little Daughter of Juvenile Court Judge and Niece of Prof. of Catholic Are Chevy Chase Homes in Bell Rung and Posses hounds kept trail until they reached the woods east of Chevy Chase Here circled about and started through the woods toward Rock Creek park when halted by nervs of the discovery of the Local Police Take Capt. of the Eighth pre- took five policemen to Chevy Chase last night in his automobile to join in the search Three had already reached the and aided the Montgomery county for the girls Several hundreds of citizens of the ex- Chevy Chase with friends from searched until 1 o'clock this morning for Anna 13 years daughter of Judge William H. De- of juvenile of Chevy and Ellen 14 years niece of Dr. William J professor of logy at the Catholic who had been missing since 4 o'clock yesterday and were found shivering and In tears at the north end of Rock Creek More than 600 persons joined in the The two girls had obtained permission to play after they returned home from school yesterday and lost their way in the woods east of Chevy Chase when night and were unable to get home because of the heavy fog that settled early at They were found huddled behind a rock In a ravine in Rock Creek park by Herbert James and Francis of Chevy who had been searching for them since 7 The girls were overcame with us they wore only light and tives were administered on return to their They were too tired to tell of their unusual giving only as their explanation that walked and walked until we Were too tired to walk any more and then sat down to wait un- til morning Mrs. DeLacy Dr. Kerby waa following Sheriff pack of which had been brought from Rockville to trace the when the news of their recovery was brought to He clasped his little niece in hff arms ana carried her to home f Judge daughter was taken to her where her distracted mother had collapsed from The news of the success of the search revived the and the happy family awaited the return of Judge who was 15 miles from his home with a party when the girls were Tired and bedraggled from their long tramp over many miles of through brambles and the searchers came back to Chevy Chase as the news spread of the success of the and the which had been awake all night waiting for news turned in to get a well-earned Alarm Bell Is Shortly after 7 after the posset had found no trace of the Judge had the police ring the fire bell at the the loud clanging of the bell sounded most of the tion of Chevy Chase rushed to the com- police and engine Here they were Informed of the mysterious disappearance of the two and wild tales the men to start on a hurried Through the night the ringing of the bell and the shouts of the searchers made sleep an and all waited of the two girls Systematic search was made of all the homes in Chevy where the two girls might have neglecting to tell where they but all their friends re- plied to the anxious searchers that they had not seen the girls after about 4 o'clock The crowd of men and boys then started for the outskirts of the some armed with revolvers and others carrying lanterns and torches to light the way in their country search March in Long In order to the clean in theh seaich beyond the the men and boys a line so that ery inch of country might be covered as they For 5 miles they trudged shouting the names of the two blowing horns and ringing but no trace of them was discovered The two girls t the DeLacy home about 4 as was their custom afternoon to through the village to see their small After leaving the eastern limits of Chevy Chase they wandered around In the small forest about half a mile from the town picking chestnuts and gathering ferns to take They were last seen In these woods about 5 o'clock by an acquaintance who was walking ward Chevy Chase Trailed by Judge with State Senator Andrew J. and a crowd of hurried from the town police tion to these woods when they learned the girls had been seen and though they traversed the country for miles about the and saw dences of the passage of the they could find no clew as to their whereabouts After several fruitless hunt through the name of his daughter to attract her attention if by chance fche be still there Judge DeLacy sent word to Chevy to have bloodhounds brought from Rockville At midnight bloodhounds arrived with Deputy Sheriff who ed them on the scent with pieces of the lost Despite the dis- influences caused by the pling of hundreds of feet on the ground where the girls had the THREE KILLED OVER Refusal to Return Strayed Animal Leads to Fatal Special to Tho Washington Post Oct. 22 years living seven miles east of Will a and his are dead following a understanding about a the negro refused to return to Brownlee's I older Brownlee's colt strayed to Dent's house and Brownlee sent one of his hands for the animal yesterday Dent sent back the message he not give it up The Brownlee brothers started for Dent's and the tight A shot from Dent's gun killed his wife NEW DEGREES FOR 75 DANCER NEAR TAFT Thirty-nine Sticks of Dyna mite in Path of His FOUND UNDER BRIDGE PIER Watchman in Pistol Battle With Men Suspected of Wreck Plotters at Santa Believed to at Destruction of Non- union Built in Ignorance of Danger to President's At- to One of Sticks of Posse Surrounding Suspects in Brilliant Scenes Mark Rites at Masonic GREAT GROWTH OF THE ORDER Commander Richardson Announces 693 Joined Last to Be Held Throughout the for Laying Temple Cornerstone Court of Honor The Great Frederick Oct 17-20 Tickets good going on all timore and Ohio trains Oct. 16 to 20, valid for return until 21st. and special train leaving Union Station 1.09 a. m. the tLW the round With and imposing the Royal Sons of Scotland was conferred last night on a class of 75 candidates at the meeting of the Supreme Council of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Masons of the southern The meeting was attended by ond degree Masons from both the ern and southern jurisdictions The supreme council will Its deliberations and tonight will come the principal social event of the a to which women also have been The biennial meeting of the supreme began with full grand inspectors general of the The session was deviled ttf au address of the annual x Sovereign Grand Commander The gland commander an- that during the last two years 14.69S new members had been added to the The meetings will continue throughout the Degrees Conferred on So congested were the halls of the ple yesterday with the arrival of out-of-town that the morning session had postponed until when the royal order land met to the banked halls and aisles were choked with Masons of all After the de- grees weie conferred a meeting was held in the executive and plans were formulated for the attendance of the out-of-town members at the monies attending the of the cor- of the new which will take place Wednesday next at 1.30 The Scottish Rite choir brought to a close the opening by the singing of the of teen degrees or higher were admitted to the session but today none but thirty-second degree members win be permitted to enter the secret Everything is in readiness for the grand parade and tha laying of the stone of the temple Grind of Masons Claude of the will have charge of the and he announced last night that all of the minor details had been In the following sessions that will convene during the week the supreme knight commander of the court of honor will be and many honorary third degree members A ber of now existing in the supreme will also be filled Some of Those Among present last night were E. A. William Campbell John T Hardin Roger D M. P. O. H and 1 H Kansas La Roy M. Chester v E. Clement Davis M. William M W. A. S. and E H of A. L. of- New M. A. of E. D. of S. D. of New C A of C. J. O. G. L. Glen John J. John J A. W las M. H J. and John E. of St. Thomas J. E. J M. J. S M. and W. J. of Louis J Shrever and E. F of D. E. Perkins and Louis E. of Des Louis Beach and W. F. of Roy of Paul R. of William E. of A. of W. G. of P J. of G. S. of S. and W. F. of San P. R. SLEEPING IS Bodies of Parents and Three Children Found Terribly as they slept Sunday the bodies of Will a his and three small children were discovered night in the Showman home by a The features all the victims were battered beyond recognition by the blows of an which the had The baby had Its head severed from the All three children were under five years The have failed to find for the Special to The Post Oct. Taft's in which were the score of State and paper men from all over the narrowly escaped destroyed by early this To A. a watchman employed by the Southern Pacific road to guard the non- union built steel bridge at who made a desperate fight with two men suspected of placing 39 sticks of grade dynamite under one of the central spans Of the the President of the United States probably owes his A posse is now said to be surrounding the suspects in the hills north of this Shortly after 2 o'clock this ing who had just finished doing a round of the saw a figure about the middle of the span. kins waited until the man began moving oft before do you Pistol Battle There no answer to his but with the sound of his voice another figure appeared on the bridge and began to run The first man turned and came back toward For a moment they struggled on the uncertain footing of the cross and then as the second man came running to his companion's ance the watchman backed off and began to use his automatic The two men ran to the end of the bridge where lies the little town of El but before they disappeared in the darkness they fired four shots at the pursuing Jenkins notified railroad officials notified Sheriff of After the although he did not knoW at what moment tile dynamite he believed was hidden under the bridge would set off to begin a search for it. He knew that the President's dal was expected although he was ignorant of the exact Eighteen Sticks Under One He found under the first pier 18 It wae nearly 5 o'clock before the sheriff and a posse -in a of automobiles arrived on the and began the work of gathering Hardly had Wines arrived when the sound of whistle warned them that the pilot train which waa preceding the President's special was The officers allowed the flash by and then to Hardly had they started the search anew when one of their number found more There wore 21 sticks and ten feet of t The from C B. that before two characters had been seen to leave a late train at a little town some distance farther up the These two men were it Is to the hut of a Mexican who furnished a meager description to the It tallied with that given by Jenkins and Not Aimed at It is said here that there is no doubt that the dynamite was placed de- stroy the bridge and that the probable killing of the President of the did not enter into the calculations of Railroad officials as well as the police authorities tonight say they believe the idea of the would-be dynamiters was to destroy the bridge in order to delay the passage of the President and throw dis- credit on the widely printed assertion of the that it was running its train on schedule despite the strike of the President it is announced from Los heard nothing of the at- tempt to last night above Santa Barbara until laje tonight The Southern Railroad tonight offered a reward of for the hension of the men who placed the INDEX TO TODAY'S es Indorse La FoUette She Taught youth Eye Two Girls m Park Masonic Degrees for 75. Danger Near Mr. 3. New 1. Reported to at May Reject Tobacco Plan Taft in Los Woman Takes Poison in of Firemen One McNamara 7-Soclety. News of for the Army and tp Open July 1, 1913 Organizations Labor Men Assail Public Turks Sail to Invade Wife He Slew For of Justice Harlan School Cadet Officers REBUKES JUDSON'S FOE President Smith Quits East Washington ANGERED BY CAPT. Objects to Resolution Condemning Com- and Proposal to Ask President to Remove Bim From Bad Been Member of the Association for Twenty-five DEMOCRATS TO MEET JAN. 8. Norman E. Mack Calls National Com- Gathering in This call out from Democratic national headquarters here today for a meeting of the Democratic national committee at C on g to fix time strong Because of bitter attack Judson by Capt. W. M. Thomas W. a wealthy lumber for 25 years a member of the East Washington and for a long timex president of that at a meeting of the organization last night at 311 Pennsylvania avenue refused to accept the tion for He also handed in his Smith said the older members of the organization are not sympathy with the actions of Mr. He SaW a motion the latter had made requesting President to remove office was because pf 25 new members which Capt Potter had brought In a body for the purpose ot supporting such a to at least act on the executive committee of the Mr. Smith I am unable to do he cannot have anything to do with the association or serve on any committee where I shall be associated with Capt. Potter This announcement created and efforts to persuade Mr. Smith to he Potter Hade Capt Potter's name then was proposed the and after a heated election he was Other officers elected Vice S. W. C. M. A. and executive com- James L. Chartes A. and M. I. Attacking Commissioner Judson with claims that he has been a detriment to the and has not been impartial in the administration of his Capt. Potter proposed that a resolution be adopted appointing a committee to re- quest President Taft to appoint his He told the association he had constituted himself a. committee of one to prepare the ana claimed that Commissioner Judson had taken un- warranted positions In the tion of District and had the Capt. Potter bases accusations be- cause of the establishment of the street cleaning department's stables at and G streets and the suggestion of Mr. Judson tp the effect that the lights on the suburban roads in the District be The ter he caused the citizens of the District to be subjected to great hardships and and claimed it a discrimination against the dehts of East Washington s He said that the Increase in water in the District was done Maj. Judson's and that there was not sufficient cause ifor Capt. Potter said that by the action of commissioners in selecting the stable and then purchasing it by what he termed a clandestine he felt that he had a right to ask the association to request Maj Judson's Maj. he recommended the Vote Delayed by Preceding the which by Mr. Smith as long as parliamentary law would him to Albert replied to Capt. Potter's speech HOME RUN IN I Baker Sets Philadelphia Crowd Wild When His Hit Scores DUEL Battle of Pitchers Waged on Even Terms Until Sixth When New Yorker's Fate Is Mack's THE OFFICIAL R. H. 2b.................312 3b..................311 0 0 3 NEW R. 0 0 2b..................400 3b.................311 0 0 c. 0 1 200 100 SO. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 10 2 9 0 A. 1 0 4 1 0 0 2' 0 2 40160 H. SO. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0. 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 10 A. 5 0 1 1 0 7 1 1 8 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 E. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 E. 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 O O 1 1 5 0 0 0 O O 0 24 0 0 7 3 Home if i n 4 Mte In 25 at im 1 po S at bat Kew YorM a. kme OB 1. Bit kr Struck fcy by S. tke on the left Time of hour and 52 THE W. L. Pet. 1 1 New 1 SAKE Polo New 2 and New Mathewson and BY JOE S. Special to The Washington Oct. the Athletics succeed in upsetting all precedents of world series they should do if they continue to show themselves so much better a ball club than the Giants as they did name of Frank the Maryland plays third base for the will be inscribed on the tablets of fame as one of the heroes of the In the sixth inning of a game that was tied at a ran and in which almost a certainty that the team first able to break the deadlock would be the he fell on one of fast ones for a home run over the Two out at the and Collins was on having The smash fixed the score at 3 to 1, and those also were the figures when it It was a great drive with which Baker won the the ball traveling on a line and clearing the fence with yards to made the fifteenth ball that Baker had hit over the same wall this though none had ever loomed as large as this His chance to make the drive looked like one of the few mistakes of a brilliant with one ball and one strike on the at the either forgot Baker's batting ties or let the ball get away from He served the batsman a straight a trifle and on the inside That is the kind of ball that Baker lores to pull into right and he placed on this where it would do the most place of holding the next Democratic national The call be a meeting of the cratic national committee at the ham In the city of D. on January 8, 1912, at 12 o'clock for of fixing and place of holding the next national convention for the nomination of candidates for President and Vice President of the United and to transact any other business that may come before the E. NEW PANAMAN Oct. former secretary of foreign haa been appointed Panaman Minister to the ed to replace He has accepted the Early In October President Arosemena announced that it had been decided to re- call Dr. aa the government was dissatisfied with his Dr Porras political trickery as the reason for his recall and chicanery designed to cripple bis candidacy for tne think that the association should go very think carefully before voting on this he Commissioner Judson his full and reflect upon the things that lie has this section of the There never has been a commissioner who has as much good for this section as he was Commissioner who cured the appropriation for the work of reclaiming the flats the Eastern I want him get a square and I do not think that iou are giving It to him in this matter not come here prepared to speak tn tke defense of Maj. but I can only defend a man that I consider one of the most capable commissioners we ever Richmond Chapter of the 17. of O. C. Oct new chapter of of the named organized here with Mrs A J the wife of Montague at president The care of needy Confederate women will be one of the mala objects of Great With this game it is now a new either team having an equal In one but Mack looking a little the better placed if Coombs can make good for him The wily leader of the Athletics today sprung something of a surprise by sending who did not pitch at all last in against reserving Coombs for at New where it la expected that Mathewson will try to Mack made a great and thereby created the possibility of winning a title after a bad For Coombs would have to be better than he has shown In a of his games this season to beat whereas no unless he had all sorts of advantage In the breaks in the could have bested Plank as he pitched in this contest Baker's drive was the one sensational incident of a game that was played most as carefully as that of but In which there were many more fine fielding In the the general character of the two games haa been the Each has had in it two either of whom deserved to and both of whose victories became so largely through their fortune in having the ter of the An by Collins lost Bender a chance to win the opener Bad work by His support cost Marquard m. run at the of today's d a Some run did the rest who A Mt been looked to for anything pitched better than any of his team's adherents had hoped on whose skill the Giant rooters were re- did all that any these could have Athletics Tally in These two hits by Collins and Baker in the sixth were the only safeties that the Athletics ever bunched off They made two in the but one man had scored before the other apart from these two first and only one Philadelphia batsman In the entire game ever made first and he did so on an Five tiroes the team went up and went and six times this should have been the But on the two occasions that they i the order they did more damage tha i Vew York on more numerous The got one of their runs i off the having it handed to them i hrst Here was v un- nerved by the Importance of the and was sent soaring even by chose New York's ing chance as the for an error Lord was the man on whom this slip came He opened Philadelphia s end of the game with a single to right field Murray allowed it to bound past and went to second base ball to him the runner at the cost of his OT n Marquard lost himself for a moment and sent a low pitch past while  

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