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   New York Times, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1909, New York, New York                               SO THE 'WEATHER. Fair, cooler to-day; fair Sunday; moderate to brisk ricrth winds. VrVT, T.VTTT MA 48837 YORK, 21, Greater New York, Jersey City, out! Blsevrhere, J1WO CBNIS. Fine Test Flights Made at Aviators in Slight Accidents. CURTISS GETS AN OVATION He Is Hopeful of Winning Denies Thst the Wright Patents Are in- fringed by His Machine. REIMS, Aug. flying in straight lines or making wide turns or wheeling abruptly, traveling slow and INVENTED HiS OWN MURDER. Ned Marshall Played Grim Jest on Nice Hospital. Special Cable to THE NEW YOHK TIMES NICE, Aug. Ned Marshall has gone to the trouble of reporting his own murder in order 'to furnish the newspapers of two continents some in- teresting news in a dull season, h-e will not object if the less exciting yet still not commonplace stojy of his recent exploits hereabout be told. Mr. Marshall's endeavors to provide a bizarre entertainment for the public last Spring were so successful that the unappreciative authorities suspected his mental condition and sequestered him in the Saint-Pons lunatic asylum In the environs of 'Nice, Mr. Marshall grew weary of .the ex- perience, however, and a fortnight ago requested his discharge. This was un- feelingly refused except. on condition that his friends promised to see him fast and low and high, was the strik-j out of the country. Mr. Marshall could Ing spectable offered persons on the not dream of allowing his friends to field of Bether.y to-day. Two slight ac- a thing: so repugnant, alike cidents occurred. M. Dumanest. driving. them anfl tQ and continued to an Antoinette machine, came to ground sideways and broke one .of the languish in the retreat. What induced the. authorities to re- im last Monday RUNS BUMING BOAT ASHORE; SAVES 40 Captain of Illinois River Steamer Put Out Gangplanks and Rowboats Came. ONE PLANK BURNED AWAY Women and Children Thrown Into Men Swim with Chil- dren on Their Backs. bright red tails, had accomplished a flight i morning is unknown; but they did n of a kilometer when the machine struck lease him. The ex-patient's first vis a fiomniiRhine Its propeller, it was to an a.couaintance's house, whei of a ktlomi a hedge, demolishing Its propeller. require two days to repair this latter injury. This was the second last practice day before the commencement of the prize flights of Aviatton Week, which begins Sunday, and many of the aviators took advantage'of the beautiful weather to try out their craft. Glenn H. Curtiss, the only American who is to compete in the races, got on ovation after a successful practice flight of seven minutes. Although the motor his machine was a bit erratic, the biplane sped straight on its course and without swaying. Mr. Curtiss was greatly pleased swaying. with the performance, and declared that he was ready for the races and hau no intention of further risking his machine in useless preliminary flights. I will be contented with a few short flutters and practice in starting and land- ing, in order to get acquainted with tiic he said. fn Hubert Latham also was applauded for a spectacular flight of ten minutes. The crowd broke into cheering as M. Bleriot, driving a small forty horse power mono- plane, made a series of manoeuvres dur- ing which he demonstrated his masterful hand at aviation. Sommer Visits n Village. M Sommer, who recently, though unof- ficially, beat Wilbur Wright's record for duration of flight, speeded across the pla- teau during the afternoon and was lost to sight in the haze. It was thought by the spectators that he had descended, but after a lapse of time peared. PEORIA. 111., Aug. steamer Fr-ed Swain, commanded by Capt. Verne Swain, of. the Peoria La Salle Packet Company, which carried twenty-five pass- engers and fifteen sailors, burned to the water to-day after the flaming craft had 'been piloted into four feet of water and the passengers and crew had escaped to the banks the Illinois River, up which the was bound when it caught No lives were lost, but Joseph Casrider, .sit i the engineer, was burned about the face In order to make sure of ob- taining a copy pf to-morrow's Times, notable features of which are advertised else- where, place your order with your newsdealer early to-day. SUN BAM AND REST FOR MR. HARRIMAN He Must Eat Every Two Hours and Take Champagne Baths, Says Vienna Specialist. DOCTORS HERE INTERESTED was to an acquaintance's house, where he left a note saying, I have escaped from the asylum! But half-way measures are distaste- ful to Mr. "Marshall. His next visit was to the telegraph office. There he sat down and sent a brief, businesslike press dispatch telling of his own'mur- der, to which subsequent versions add- ed the particulars that he was shot by his own revolver -while trying to escape.- As he later visited the police station at Monticello and shook hands with the Brigadier on duty, that official was able to atisfy an inquiring world that the humorist was safe and sound of body. Your correspondent to-day en- countered him at Monticello, and he made no. reference to the killing he had recently undergone. Dr. Charles R. Hancock Approves the Treatment Save the Use of Cham- pagne, Preferring Alcohol Baths. When he landed he announced that he had made a voyage to the village of Vinny and rehirn. During the cfenlng there was some wind but Coiini Da Lambert and M. Lefebvre, both piloting Wright biplanes, braved the breeze and simultaneously made evolutions which demonstrated the ONE CAR TO HOLD FRANCHISE, Stands, with Horse, Driver, and Con- ductor on Church St., but Never Moves A weather-beaten old horse-car of the vintage of '71, hp.s been, standing, night ana day, in exactly the same spot, on Church Street, near Chambers, for more than a week. Inside of it the conductor and driver sit, leaning comfortably against the carpet-covered seats, discussing the joys of the simple life. The car never moves and the horse attached'looks as if he couldn't if he was urged. Every once ;ln a while some one comes along with a-horse and hitches It up in place of the one. been lazily sliiiiiiing in the traces for eight hours or so. The horse whose shift has ended goes back to a stable to keep on' resting, and, in its turn takes up its life of calm. In the same manner the conductor and driver are relieved of their round of boilers, to guard against, an explosion, body and Charles Reicheberger of Peoria had a. broken arm. The loss is -Several of the passengers lost] their belongings. The escapes from the burning vessel the passengers, most of whom were wo- men and children, were exciting, and at one time -when flames were discovered coming from a. stateroom on the second deck there was a panic. Fears were part- ly calmed as the burning steamer drew nearer shore, and scores of rowboats were seen, hurriedly putting out to the rescue. The gangplank was lowered to the wa- ter's edge when the steamer had been grounded, and one rowboat after another took off a load of passengers and sailors. After two boats had loaded and started for shore the gangplank caught fire and fell away from the steamer, dropping teen persons, and children, Ir.to the water. Thomas Powers of Pecria and E.. A. Caron of Worcester, Mass., who were on the plar.k when it fell, each saved the lives of two children, half carrying and half swim- ming .with them on their backs' and shoulders to old tree stumps to. wait for rescuers. The others who were thrown into The water by the collapse of the gangplank were taken In boats to safety. Those still aboard the steamer managed to get out another gangplank at a place fur- ther from the flames, which were rapr idly creeping over the boat. fire was discovered in a stateroom by Mrs. Eugene Furbish, a cabin girl. She gave the alarm, but all efforts to subdue the flames, failed. Capt. Swain, realizing that the was doomed, ordered Pilot Martin Houston to beai'h the boat and instructed his crew to give out life preservers. Engineer Casrider, after attending to the. Physicians in the city discussed with much interest -eslerday the .treatment said to have been ordered E. HJ Harri- man. by Prof. Struempel, the' Viennese specialist, to consult whom Mr. Harriman went abroad. The report of the treatment ordered by SENATORS IGNORED BY VIENNA EMBASSY Or Else Nobody Is There to An- swer Messages Sent from Ber- lin by Waterways Board. VISIT TO AUSTRIA DELAYED Embassy Quarters Are Now In a Hotei Department Officers Amazed Over the Incident. Special Cable to -THE NEW YORK TIMHJ3. BERLIN. Aug. Barton of Ohio, Gallinger 01 New Hampshire, and Simmons of South Carolina, and other members of the American Con- gressional Waterways Commission now in Berlin, are wondering what has come of the United States' diplomatic representation in Austria, Hungary. Their attempts to reach the embassy at Vienna by letter; telegraph, and tele- phone have all proved fruitless. 'The commission is forced to the conclusion that Emperor Francis Joseph, for some strange reason, has broken off diplo- matic relations with his great and good friend President Taft. _ The commission desireslo proceed to Austria-Hungary with a view to con- tinuing its investigations. In order to Prof. Struempel has it that Mr. Harriman ouj. jf jt wm haye the co.operation must tlth.-r. cease active participation mi American diplomatic officials mlete h- Burton> chalrman of the business affairs or suffer a complete phy sica! Collapse. Three courses ol treat- ment are outlined. First comes the rest cure, several hours' rest each day in bed. Then Prof. Su-uempel Insists that .Mr. Harri- man must partake of nourishing .food, specially selected, every two hours. This, he says, for the purpose of counteract- ing the effect of years of underfeeding and improper food, and building ap the wasted tissue of tlie financier." The' sun baths.are named as the third expedient, and are recommended to strengthen Mr. Harriman'a nerves. These are to be taken by the financier lying unclothed in the sunshine. When there is no sunshine champagne baths' a.re to be substituted. Prof. Struempel is reported as saying that Mr. Harri.nan has been restored to comparative health, which he should maintain, provided he lives carefully in the.fututii. j commission. Is to include i requesting one Secretaries at duty. lase and facility with which machines of NQ passenser ever gets the car i the the Wright model may be sailed, Le- I wer.t to the pumps, remaining there until flames -licked l-.is fn.ce. Severely febvre was particularly skillful in hand- ling his craft. Once he wheeled abruptly over the heads of the spectators, causing several womer. 10 scream with fright. George B. Cotkburn, the Britisher, and Henry Farman and M. Fournier, all brought out their machines during the afternoon, but made no flight, concerning themselves with practicing starts. At one time three machines were sailing over the plain at the same moment, glid- ing straight as arrows, or turning or circling with astonishing, ease, and the sight was one of absorbing interest. It 1 was a matter of comment that Curtlss was in the air at the same time as Bleriot and Sommer, the two French champions. As the three aeroplanes swept back and forth over the plains at varying heights I and manoeuvred at the will of their pi- lots, in enthusiastic French spectator cried out: These three men are the winners. Airships Dip in a Snlnte. There was a great outburst of enthu- siasm when Bleriot and Sommer, cross- Ing each other's course in the air, each politely dipped his machine-in salute. The It would be of no use. The car is not burned and almost blind, he turned to there, to make trips, but to hold a fran- escape, only .to a rowboat which chise. It belongs to the Metropolitan nad been left for him had caught fire. system, and the Receivers think that some cay it may be wise to resume the opera- tion of service over the line now aban- doned. Should there be a halt in occu- pancy the franchise might be forfeited and that the Metropolitan does not want. Seemingly the Receivers think having a car there keeps the franchise alive. SUFFRAGETTES HURL BRICKS. Invade Roofs and Disturb Meetings Addressed by Cabinet Ministers. LONDON, Aug. There were ,-suf- fragette disturbances at several political meetings in the British isles to-night. The women made determined efforts to invade St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow, and a crowd of their sympathizers can-.e into violent conflict 'with the police, which re- sulted In riotous scenes. Several of the suffragettes were arrested for throwing stones through the windows of the hall and committing other breaches of the peace. Secretary for War Haldane, while afl- dresslng a meeting .at Liverpool this exhibition of control witnessed when the .evening, was greatly disturbed by a num- after another easily left ber of suffragettes who took up a position on the roof of an adjacent building ana aviators one the ground and swept out over the plain remarkable -and thrilling. silowerea bricks through the windows of The spectators were so eager to get a ___ ______ close view of the flying machines that it required much urging on the part of the gendarmes to get them to make waj the aaroplanes were brought out. There is now a total of twenty-eight not all of contests ap- machines "on -the -grounds, but co proaches P.helms, under ordinary circum- stances a quiet and sleepy city, is taking on an unwonted show of activity. Visitors 'are pouring in day and night. The hotels are full, but the aviation committee has It its disposal to rent for and ?3 a day a total of 4.000 rooms located in pn- aviSation committee is working over- time making arrangements for the monu- mental show, but they have absolute con- trol of the. trying. situation. They vigor- ously insist that the fabulous prices being asked for accommodations outside those they have reserved should not obtain. The committee has requested that visitors dur- ing aviation week have patience, declar- He got into the boat, however, beat- ing the flames from him and rowing hard. reached shore. He was taken to a seriously thinking of of Hill's Berlin or the United States Consul at Prague, Joseph I. Brittain, who happens to be. here, to proceed to Vienna and look for the American Embassy. Ambassador la on 'Letters -which com- mission has addressed, to the embassy and the Consulate General in Vienna leaving America have remained unanswered. In the case of the Con- sulate this lack of attention is attrib- uted to the illness of Consul Genera' Rublee, who only recently left a hos- pital; In the case of the embassy, how- aver, profound mystery prevails. Am- bassador Charles S. Francis Is reportec to be indulging in one of his periodlca In discussing the treatment Dr. Charles j ations and Wa3 iast heard of in R. Hancock of 128 East Thirty-fourth where pirst secretary JohnV Wyetr'presTdent0 of l.GeoVge and Second Secretary York Academy of Medicine, while the lat- Nelson O'Shaughnessy are keep.n" ter is out of town, told a TIMES reporter tljeitti-ielves nobody is able to discover, yesterday that it was precisely the same The' on sighting the flames, shrieked gangplank was lowered after the bow wus sent into the willow trees and stumps near the bank, all scrambled on it, and all were plunged into the water when the cables were parted by tlie flames, I grabbe'd my boy. and for a while thought that surely we would both be Ipst, but I managed to cling Io a small willow tree with the bov until we were rescued." D. M. S-vvai'n of Stillwater. Minn., owner of'the burned steamer, was in the manu- have a passion for golfing, hunting-, and motoring with Austrian aristocrats, and when ah application was recently made at the embassy for his address no information was obtainable. Since Ambassador Francis: sublet the beautiful embassy house he had main- tained to Japan a year ago, Uncle Sam's diplomatic 'establishment in Vienna has.been in a hotel room. State Department Be-rrllflered. Special to The New York Times. WASHINGTON, Aug. informa- tion of the apparent absence of the whole staff from the American Embassy at Vi- enna contained in the special cable dis- patch to THE NSW YORK TIMES caused nei U5.CU, the greatest surprise and bewilderment The the waste of tissue brought about by tne arnong gtate nepartment officials this Hancock said. Is evening. It was-of course known here _ AmbaSsaaor Charles S. Francis was as would be ordered-by any experienced American physician, with the exception of the champagne baths. Dr. Hancock confessed he could not see the efficacy the champagne baths, and thought alcohol a far better substi- tute. The external use champagne, so far as Dr. Hancock knew, had only aeen recommended in cases of psychic trouble, and there is 'no suggestion or -his in Mr. Harriman's indisposition. The" remaining details of the treatment The" remaining details of te reatmen prescribed for Mr. Harriman, that is, the _ _ ._ n n- 1-Vtn (One of these Secretaries is known to POPE GIVES AWAY AUTO. Finds He Cannot Use American Gift in Vatican Gardens. HOME, Aug. that the Vat- can Gardens were, not extensive enough o permit of els motoring through them, 'ope Pius has presented his motor car to Cardinal Merry del Va.1, the Papal Secre- ary of State. The car is a-handsome one, with lux- urious fittings, and was presented to the 'ope by wealthy Americans. KING LOSES HiS, WHISKERS. Queen Victoria Told Alfonso He Looked Like an -English Butler. Special Cable io THB NBW YORK TIMES. LONDON, Aug. is an epi- ogue to the story of the whiskers of King Alfonso of Spain, which, was cabled .yesterday .to TUB NEW YORK TIMES, His Majesty when he arrived at San Sebastian from. Madrid was wearing side whiskers and had had Ms hair cut very short. The King thought that. this change gave him. the appearance of an Ad- miral of the British Navy, -but Queen Victoria Eugenia quickly remarked that ha looked more like an. English' butler, .and urged him to shave the whiskers off. This his Majesty did, for when he returned to Madrid he was whiskerless once more and looked younger than ever. LAWYER AMD GIRL IVliss Virginia Jeffreys of Swath- more, Perm., 'Was Trying to Save W. Brook Lessig. LiFE-SAVERS CAME TOO LATE Both Were Expert Swimmers, but, Get-- ting Beyond the Breakers, Were Car- ried Under, Calling for Help. WOULD UNiTE MARUSORQUSHS W. K. Vanderbilt Said to Have Inter- vened in Daughter's Trouble.. -Sftclal to The New York Times. NEWPORT, Aug.. was asserted to-day by friends of W. K. Vanderbilt, who Is now in France, that he is working to bring about a, reconciliation between the Duke, of Harlborbugh and the.Duch- ess, Mr. Vanderbilt's daughter, who have now been separated for three years. The Duchess Is at present at Broad- stairs, Kent, in England, with her chil- dren, including Lord Ivor, who has been suffering since last Fall with what Is be- lieved to be lung trouble. AMERICAN LINE FOR TURKEY. Deputies Conditionally Approve a Con- cession for a Railroad. CONSTANTINOPLE, Aug. Chamber of Deputies to-day discussed the question of. granting a concession to an American syndicate which seeks to con- i was seen to throw his arms Into tho air. Special to Tlic New York Times. N. J.. Aug. sight of many people on the beach at Wildwood Crest, Miss Virginia Jeffreys of Swarthmore. Penn, tho young daughter of Clarence Jeffreys, a. Pennsylvania railroad official, and W. Brook Lessig. a lawyer of Philadelphia, were drowned this afternoon. Miss Jeffreys sacrificed her own life in a futile attempt to save that. of the lawyer, for none of her friends doubt that had she abandoned Lessig and made an attempt to- reaoli shore herself she would have been, cessful. She was known as an expert; swimmer and could hold her own la thfl surf with almost any man. The couple entered the water this noon at a point wall below the regular'? bathing beach and at a time when life guards who usually patrol the beach were off duty. Lesstg had the reputation of being an expert swimmer, and he and Miss Jeffreys breasted the ers which run Into a. .fairly surf, here, swimming through, them comparatively calm water beyond. To reach the- quiet expanse in' they could enjoy the pleasantest swlnw_: ming tho couple had to go quite a from shore and they were well out the water before either noticed strong current was sweeping thorn, ther and further from the shore. .r In the shoaler water stood a group no? friends of the girl and the lawyer, youngs people who are spending the Summer They watched their more daring compannSg ions as they swam side by slfie out intaT the. ocean, at first with pride in tho nerve and ability of their friends, anfl then with a certain nervousness which. gave> place to genuine terror when of a sudden Lesslg struct a railroad from Sivas, Asiatic Turkey, to Lake Van, near the Persian frontier, a distance of miles. The Ministers of Public 'Works and Finance warmly supported the scheme, and the Chamber substantially approved it on the condition that no more ad- vantageous proposal Is made within the sixteen months the company asks to study regular strokes, was seen to turn the route. It is proposed that, the line subsequently shall be extended across Persia to India. sun baths are well known. fire, and he aided songers and crew. in rescuing the pas- Hls son> -v- tain the vessel, was the last to leave the burning steamer. Futile efforts were made1 by the Peoria and Averyville fire departments to save the hull of the boat. The steamer was built at Clearwater, WIs., nine years ago and was one of the finest packets plying Illinois River. The cause oC the fire is not known. The the hall In which the meeting was being held. Seven of tho women were arrested. GLASGOW, Aug. rain-soaked and benumbed but still valiant suffra- gettes were this afternoon dislodged from the roof of St. Andrew's Hall, where the Earl of Crewe, Secretary of State for _________ the Colonies, is booked to speak to-night.. _. _ Strict orders hacf been issued to ex-; Finds a Husband for Her Mother and cabin maid, who discovered it, said she was cleaning a stateroom when the whole room began to .blaze. The fire might have originated from sparks from the engine room, she thought; SAYS-HARRIMAN IS BETTER. Secretary Millar Declares the Cure Will Be Completed at Home. Alexander Millar, '.-Secretary of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, re- i turned from Europe yesterday on the Cunard iiner Mauretania and expressed great surprise when the latest dispatches regarding the health of E. H. Harriman, with whom he went abroad, were shown him. When I last saw Mr. Harriman, two weeks said Mr. Millar, he had very mueh Improved since taking the cure at Bad Gasteln. .After his return from a trip to'the Pacific Coast last D.e- cember, Mr.'Harriman attended three din- ners here, and was attacked by ptomaine DAUGHTER A MATCHMAKER. elude all women from the meeting, so '.he suffragettes decided to break in through the trapdoor on the roof. In the middle of the-night the thren women secured a ladder and climbed to- the roof, where they hid behind a chimney waiting to put their plan into operation. When they were discovered they were nearly perish- ing from cold and wet, but they declined to come down and much difficulty was experienced in removing- them from their perilous position. ng aviation week nave patience, neciar- nnano TUC D? ITftH TACT nl that while the big show is ready, they I IVJAHS I Ht rLA.bt rUM I Al" I, ;annot always be expected to carry out cannot Say President Could Jump 20 Feet In Air on That Planet. LAKE GENEVA, Wis., Aug. astronomers had their day -of jokes at the expense of Mars at a luncheon given by Mrs. E, B. Frost this afternoon at which the tabls decorations were of moon Numbers of Americans are arriving for the races. Among Mr. Curtiss's visitors to-day was James Means of thor of the Aeronautical Annual, who In- tends to make a technical study of avia- Mr Curtiss is of the opinion that he has a good chance in the competitions for speed, but he thinks that Bleriot is his most dangerous adversary. An expert in aviation said to-Say that !f Mr. -Curtiss's motor held out he had a capital chance of winning the big International event, and the general opinion Is that this race lies between the Farman biplanes, Curtiss, and Bleriot. Denies Wright Claim. Mr. Cur'Jss was not greatly surprised when informed that the Wright brothers had brought suit against the Aeronautic Society of New York, alleging that the Curtiss machine Inl'ringcd certain of their patents. He said he had known for some time that something of this nature was Two Fall in Love at-Sight. Mrs. Morton Weidmer acted as match maker for'her own mother and'in poisoning due to It something he had one of. the reporters asked. a twinkle in his eye. "replied Mr. Millar, with After, disposing of. kind of days she will have the pleasure wcl- and he was in excellent. spiri coming both her and her newly acquired dtepa! stepfather at her home in Imperial, Cal They arrived tare on the Hamburg-Amer- ican liner Cincinnati and were discharged yesterday by the immigration officials on ElKs Island and started west. When Franz Hauer, who was born in Hungary and lived here half a century, wanted a wife he could not find a woman suitable among the many in the town of Imperial. He sighed for a wrfe from his own land and decided to cross the ocean in his search. It was then that Mrs. Mor- ton Weldmer; a Hungarian, who had set- tled with her husband in California many years ago, and is now the mother of two vines and sun flowers star sandwiches, neard o< Hauer's longing for a star-dust Icings, and crescent pepper- mints. Speaking of Mars the star-seers 'said that planet had a'beer lake, and It is on ice. That is, one part or tile beer Is on the ice and the snow of Mars' poles artd t'ne other Is connected with the supposed cnnals leading over the continents. They also said that Mars is the fat man's joy weighs jo much less. wife. "You might like she.....told Hauer. She still lives In Hungary, and he met some other pol- were ..rrlman suffering from so far as I know, in excellent spirits. Person- 'hat he is in any dispatches report "Millar added that when Mr. Harri- man arrives next Tuesday he go to Arden Towers to complete his health went abroad to get treatment for his own rheumatism, and said that the baths had done -him a great deal of good, but he was not quite cured, aa his left arm was still affected. Mr. Millar said It was his opinion that there would be a move to open up new railiroad lines in the Umtea States next year. after he had paid court Mrs. Emmerich agreed to become Mrs. Haucr, ami go can six "inches on earth'." j .to California, to live out her remaining not approve of poets writing of the ncar her daughter, and planets, especially in alluding to. Th think  vu lllliur: -il. n I flights in America long before the Wrights this evening with a discussion and ster- charge did.; This shows that there could not have been an imitation of their machine by us. All competent persons who are familiar with the two machines and with whom I have discussed this matter, agree they are unable to see how the charge on Pace S. eoptlcon illustration of slides made at the inquiry concluded that the ase of he various observatories. ATLANTIC CITY, HQPAT- the Government. CONG, Excursions, via Now St. couple was a guarantee that they marry .without the parental supervision lor Atlantic City; Leave W. 23d Liberty St. A REFRESHING Acid Phosphate quickly relieves that tired feeling due to Summer heat, overwork, or iwoainla. from drowning. Mrs. Rupp and her two daughters at- tended the annual outing of the school to Riverside Park. She met some friends, In the park, sitting by the five-mile dam of the Raritan. She Joined them, and then went to the water's eiigd to dip her handkerchief, when she had a dizzy spell and fell in head first. Her friends screamed for help and at tracted the attention of Dr. Qual, who rushed to the dived-in, and awain to" the drowning woman. He finally brought her to the shore In a semi-con- scious condition, and she was soon re- vived. leave and'was coming to America, but nothing had been heard from Vienna to ndicate that the rest of the staff was makes the.matter the more sur- nrislnir from the view point of the. de- partmlnt officials is the fact that even if the Embassay Secretary, George B. Hives, and the Second-Secretary, Nelson O'Sha'ughnessey, were out of town at the same there, would still be Consul MISS PARSONS LOSES PEARLS. String of Seventy Dropped from Her Neck in the Berkshires. Special fa The New York Times. LENOX, Mass., Aug. Gertrude Parsons, daughter of John E. Parsons, lost a string of pearls yesterday between Cold Brook, the country place of Capt. John S. Barnes, and Stoneover, the coun- try residence of the Parsons. Miss Parsons had been to the Cold Brook Gardens for tea and on reaching home missed her valuable pearls. The string consisted of seventy pearls, The Interval of a. second required for the 'sound to pass from the swimmers to the group -almost on shore brought the cry faintly heard on shore: "Help! Help: Wo ara being swept away by the tide." At Lessig's first call for help Miss Jef- freys, who had been swimming strongly and make toward the lawyer. Her over- hand strokes were still steady and regu- lar, and for a moment hoped that she might those ashoro able to bring herself and the lawyer back to shore. The young woman neared the lawyer, but the watchers could tell that her strength, too, was. ebbing. Then began a ten-minute. struggle which ended only when Le'ssig and Miss Jeffreys disap- peared from the gaze of the watchers on the beach. The girl had reached the mar. soon after she headed toward him, and together they turned about a inshore. Both were using strength as the rapid and headed all their Irregular, strokes testified, but they were not mak- ing headway. The throng ashore watched silently, their eyes intent only on the two figures connected by a diamond clasp. Miss Par- ln water, and when one young woman sons posted a notice of her loss and an! stand the strain no longer she offer of a reward in the .Post Office to-. uttered a cry and dashed Into the surf, day apparently intent on swimm-ing out to help Miss Jeffreys and Lesslg. A huge wave washed her feet from under her and she disappeared in a froth of white foam. Several of her friends sprang to GOV. HUGHES ifii CAMP. tne LllltlJl- dispatches received from him within the last day or two. Mr. Rublee is. recovering from an operation, and is thought not yet to be well enough to leave Vienna even MBhuet "fficlalf ofthe' State .Department find It impossible to believe that under any pretext Mr. Rives arid Mr. O'Shaugh- nessev coul'l for a day have absented themselves from their post in the absence of their chief. Advices from, the Vienna Embassy on routine matters within the week convince the- department that, all there was running smoothly, and the apartment is still inclined to think that bv some ludicrous error the traveling Senatore have failed to get the embassy by camns .up ..after office, hours, .and sent ti Returns to Upper Saranac to Consider Charges Against Haffen. SARANAC INN, N. Y., Aug. Gov. Hughes returned this morning to Rustic Cabinj his Summer home, on the Upper Saranac, and will give the next few days to consideration of the papers n 'the Haffen case. Counsel for Mr. Haf- fen, who has been recommended for dis- missal by the Commissioner who examined lis conduct of the affairs of the Boro-.igrh of the Bronx In New York City, has been Iven until Aug. 23 to file his answer. To-morrow the Governor will attend the annual fair given by the women of the Upper Saranac for the benefit of tlie Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium. Mrs. Hughes Is s. member of the Committee on Arrangements. rted it frSra New York were Instructions smaller to Vienna and the Consuls at smaller ts directing that all arrangements for stops ever the O tu tlltfe v _ r, SIUBH be made in advance and that 'SSSa-53' .fUcn was aHSIt a week ago, those instruc- tions reached Vienna. in couuu wn.il a phase of the history of the American at Vienna into which the fatate Department is loath to go. About a year ago a Viennese newspaper started a cam- RaiEn against the American Embassy, then as low occupied by Mr. Francis, on the ground that the dignity of this coun- ty was n5t upheld nor due courtesy done to the Austro-Hungarian Empire The alleged'meanness of the American esTablishnfent a.t the most exclusive cap- raised storm a "yellow ournal" that for some [re was1 hostile' to Mr. Francis. That1 af these however, has never come to light and the department insists as It al- .Latest Shipping ftlews. Sabine, GalveTSon, Augv 14; SS Altamaha. Galyeston, Aug. li. urallv arc not. living In .the embassy proper, but the department officials think that it is Inconceivable mall addressed to the embassy should fail 'to reach them, when they go to their office .in embassy quarters every morning. In spite of their smiles, however, the State Department Is plainly worried. The department is now anxiously waiting ad- vices, but so far nothing has been heard either from the embassy at Vienna or from the commission In Berlin. Senator Burton, Chairman of the commission, is an experienced traveler, and the fact that the reported difficulties come rrom a delega- tion headed by him is what worriof the State Department-niost. NEW DANISH ARMY CHIEF. Gortz Succeeds Lutken, Who Refused to Serve Under Christensen. COPENHAGEN, Aug. J. V. O. Gortz, chief of staff of the Danish army, has been appointed to succeed Lieut. Gen. C. Lutken as generalissimo. Gen! Lutken resigned last Tuesday as a protest against the appointment of J. C. Christensen as Minister of War and Ma- rine in the naw cabinet. Christensen was Premier last year when charges of cor- ruption were laid against Minister of Jus- tice Albertl. and by many persons ha was held responsible for that scandal. STATE SENATOR A SUICIDE. H. C. Whlpple, Old Rhode Island Leg- islator, Drowns Himself. COVENTRY, R. I., Aug. Sen- ator Henry Clay Whlpple, aged T2 years, and one of the oldest members of the Rhode Island General Assembly, commit- ted suicide by drowning in the brook on his farm here to-day. Despondency d-.ie to ill health was the cause. CHARLEY TAFT'S DORY UPSET. President's Son Clings to Craft Until Rescued by Boat from the Sylph. SALEM, Mass., Aug. became known to-day that Charley Taft, the President's son, and an engineer from the President's yacht Sylph, -were over- tuined in the lad's dory off Salem yes- terday afternoon, received a ducking, and clung to the overturned craft until a boat from the Sylph put out to them. Several people here saw the boat over- turn and they, too, put off to the rescue, but the boat from the Sylph got .there first. The Taft dory Is non-smkable. SEEING NBW YORK. STEAM YACHT; f transportation from Seeing N. Y. Auto offi Flatlron BIdg., 5th Av. aide: only Btort point W. 22d St., N. R., 10 A.-M.. P. M.; 3 hours' trip: fare SI; the most Injtrrfctlve and enjoyable trip- in the world. Tel. 4944-Gramer- her help and she was dragged back to the beach nearly exhausted. Doomed l'air'8 ]Dcsperate For an instant the watchers ashore had been intent only oft the girl's rescue. With her safe they .turned their eyes .again seaward. There were the two heads the lawyer and the girl stiH bobbing up, and down over the waves. They were still swimming stroke for stroke, but al- ready it could be seen that they would never make shore. Hard as they swam their forms came :io rearer to the beach, the tide sending them back -between strokes as far as they had gained by tb.eir utmost exertions. That it was only a question of time before both must sink was evident, and some of the party, too frightened beforo to think of other means of help than tlie impossible ono of swimming out them- selves, suddenly recalled the United States Life Saving Station at Holly Beach. Some one ran to a house where thero was a telephone and summoned Capt; Frank P. Downs and his men, urgirg upon them the need for haste. The Captain and his crew of four men had started for Wildwood Crest almost before the mes- senger had finished, but by tlie time tiiey reached the beach Lessis and Miss Jeffreys had disappeared. But of all those on the beach thera were only one or two who saw the couple sink As their moving arms showed that weakness was overtaking them, the wo- men on the beach, one after the other, sank to the sand and buried their faoos in their hands. One or two still gazed out over the sea, unable to turn away their gaze and these saw Lessig suddenly stop swimming. Miss Jeffreys clung to him and struggled to keep him above the waves, but suddenly she had to release her hold, and the youpg lawyi-r disappeared beneath, the waves. Only a minute or so later Miss Jeffreys faltered. When a wave lifted her in the air -she could see her'horrified friends, some not daring to look, others gazing directly at her, and the young woman appeared p> make one last effort. -Then a big breaker lifted her to' its crest, tossed her a few feet near shore and then sped on, hidlnK the girl behind its towering height. When it subsided, the watchers ashore saw only a clear expanse of-water. There -was no sign of either Miss Jeffreys or the lawyer. 7AfK Come Too Then, too late, Capt. Downs and his men arrived. They put out through the breakers in their lifeboat for hours searched the waters in the hope of- find- ing the bodies of the victims'. They were unsuccessful. Not nr.til nisl't compelled them'to cease did they desi.s- from their Both'ilr. Lessig and Miss Jeffreys were guests at the cottage or liorton .i. Paul, a Philadelphia attorney, who had leased the cottage of John Jackson, on the ocean front here, for the season. Miss Jeffreys, who.was HI years old, was a sister-in-law of Mr. Paul, who was a close friend or 3' Lessig "wasf '35 years old, and was a'son ol thl late George B. Lessjg, the banker _. and ironmaster, of Pottstown. Penn. Ha was a member of the firm of Ellis Lessig. Young Lessig was unmarried. Miss Jeffreys was best known in Swarthmore society, where she was pop- ular with the younger and college A Perfect Outlnsr. Po'keopslo and Str. Albany, Day bine's second raonuaf -Adv.   

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