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   New York Times (Newspaper) - August 21, 1909, New York, New York                                 V IV '  "All the News That’s Fit to Print."  THE WEATHEB.  Fair, cooler to-day; fair Sunday: moderate to brisk north winds.  VOL. LVIII...NO. 18,837.  NEW YORK, SATmOAY, AUGUST 21, 1909,—FOURTEEN PAGES.“|®;i“”,‘gî^ *’  ONE CENT  In Greater New York, Jersey City, and Newarit  : Elsewhere, TWO CENTS.  15,000 SEE AIRSHIPS POT TBROOGH PACES  Many Fine Test Flights Made at Reims—^Two Aviators in  Slight Accidents.  CURTISS GETS AN OVATION  He Is Hopeful of Winning —Denies That the Wright Patents Are Infringed by His Machine.  REIMS, Aug. 20.-Aeroplanes flying Ш straight lines or making wide turns or wheeling abruptly, traveling slow and fast and low and high, v/as the striking spectable offered 15,000 persons on the field of Betheny to-day. Two slight accidents occurred. M. Dumanest, driving an Antoinette machine, came to tne ground sideways and broke one of the runners of his aeroplane, and M. Goffroy, in an Esnault-Pelterie monoplane with bright red tails, had accomplished a flight of a kilometer when the machine struck a hedge, demolishing its propeller. It will reauire twd days to repair this latter  injury.    ‘    _  This was the second last practice day before the commencement of the prize flights of Aviation 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 an ovation after a successful practice fligi t of seven minutes. Although jnotor of his machine was a bit erratic, the biplane sped straight on its course and without swaying. Mr. Curtiss was greatly p eased with the performance, and declared tha he was ready for the races and had no intention of further risking his machine in useless preliminary flights.    _  “ I will be contented with a few short flutters and practice in starting ing, in order to get acauainted with the  ground,” he said.  Hubert Latham also was applauded for a spectacular flight of ten minutes The crowd broke into cheering as M. Blériot, driving a small forty horse power monoplane. made a series of manoeuvres during which he demonstrated his masterful hand at aviation.  Sommer Visits о Village.  M Sommer, who recently, though nnoi-ficially. beat Wilbur Wright’s record for duration of flight, speeded    P'®;  teau during the afternoon and tias to sight in the haze. It was the spectators that he had descended, after a lapse of time he suddenly reappeared. When he landed he announced ♦bat bPi had made a voyage to the village  INVENTED HIS OWN MURDER.  Ned Marshall Played Grim Jest on Nice Hospital.  Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TiMBa  NICE, Aug. 20.—Since Ned Marshall has gone to t^he trouble of reporting his own murder in order 'to furnish the newspapers of two continents some interesting news in a dull season, he will not object if the less exciting yet still not commonplace stopy of his recent exploits hereabout be told.  Mr. Marshall’s endeavors to provide a bizarre entertainment for the public last Spring were so succesMul 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 experience, however, and a fortnight ago requested his discharge. This was unfeelingly refused except on condition that his friends promised to see him out of the country. Mr. Marshall could not dream of allowing his friends to undertake a thing so repugnant alike to them and to him and continued to languish in the retreat.  What induced the authorities to reconsider and release him last Monday morning is unknown; but they did release him. The ex-patlent’s first visit was to an acquaintance’s house, where he left a note saying, ” I have escaped from the asylum! ”  But half-way measures are distasteful 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 murder, to which subsequent versions added the particulars that he was shot by his own revolver while trying to escape.  As he later visited the police^^ation 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 encountered him at Monticello, and he made no reference to the killing he had recently undergone.  RONS BURNIRG BOAT ASHORE; SAVES Ю  Captain of Illinois River Steamer Put Out Gangplanks and Rowboats Came.  ONE PLANK BURNED AWAY  Women and Children Thrown Into Water—Two Men Swim with Children on Their Backs.  In order to make sure of obtaining a copy of to-morrow s Times, notable features of which are advertised elsewhere. place your order with your newsdealer early to-day.  T  SDH BATHS AND REST FOR HR. HARRIHAN  ONE CAR TO HOLD FRANCHISE,  that he had ma of Vinny and re^rn.  During the e^ning thWe was some wind, but Comd De Lambert and M. Lefebvre, both piloting Wright biplanes, braved the breeze and simultaneously made evolutions which demonstrated the ease and facility with which machines of the Wright model may be sailed. Lefebvre was particularly skillful in handling his craft. Once he wheeled abruptly over the heads of the spectators, causing several women to scream with fright.  George B. Cotkburn, the Britisher, and Henry Farnian and M. Fournier, all brought out their machines during the afternoon, but made no flight, consenting th-emselves with practicing starts.  At one time three machines were over the plain at the same moment, gliding straight a« arrows, or turning or circling with astonishing ease, and the sight was one of absorbing interest. It was a matter of comment that Curtiss was in the air at the same time as Blériot and Sommer, the two French champions. As the three aeroplanes swept back and forth over the plains at varying heights and manoeuvred at the will of their pi-enthusiastic French spectator  Stands, with Horse, Driver, and Conductor on Church St., but Never Moves  A weather-beaten old horse-car of the vintage of ’71, has been standing, night and 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 «'ven if he was urged.  Every once ‘in a while some one comes along With a horse and hitches it up in place of the one that...fhas been lazily standing 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 again, takes up its life of calm. In the same manner the conductor and driver are relieved of their round of duty.  No passenger ever gets Inside the car It would be of no use. The car is not there to make trips, but to hold a franchise. It belongs to the Metropolitan svstera, and the Receivers think that some day it may be wise to resume the operation of service over the line now aban-Jont'd. Should there be a halt in occupancy the franchise might be forfeited and that the Metropolitan does not want. Seemingly the Receivers think having a car there keeps the franchise alive.  lots, «an  cned out:    „  ** These three men are the winners.  Airships Dip in a Salute.  There was a great outburst of enthu-slasm when Blériot and Sommer, crossing each other’s course in the air, each politely dipped his machine-in salute. The exhibition of control witnessed when the aviators one after another easily left the ground and swept out over the plain was remarkable -and thrilling.  The spectators were so eager to get a  Ж of the f._ying maehlney tot  it required much urging on the the gendarmes to get them to make way when the aeroplanes were There Is now a total of twenty-e ght machines on the grounds, but not all of them are ready for ilight.    .  As the first day of the contests ap-tiiSaches Rhelms, under ordinary circum-  Stances a quiet and sl%®Py    vitito”!  on an unwonted show of activitj^ visuorb rlfig In «ay ana night. The hotels  SUFFRAGETTES HURL BRICKS.  Invade Roofs and Disturb Meetings Addressed by Cabinet Ministers.  LONDON, Aug. 20.—There were, suffragette disturbances at several political meetings in the British i.sles to-niglit. The women made determined efforts to invade St. Andrevt^’s Hall, Glasgow, and a crowd of their sympathizers came into violent conflict with the police, which resulted 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 addressing a meeting at Liverpool this evening, was greatly disturbed by a number of suffragettes who took up a position on the roof of an adjacent building and showered bricks through the windows of the hall in which the meeting was being held. Seven of the women were arnested.  are fully but *tlTe*1aviatipn“ comm ^has  at Ite disposal to rent for $2.50 and $3 a day a total of 4,000 rooms located in pn-  aviation committee is wor^ng over-  time making arrangements for the monumental show, but they have absolute con-Sol of the trying situation. They vigorously insist that the fabulous prîtes ^^Irig asked for accommodations outside those they have reserved should not obtain. The committee has requested that visitors during aviation week have patience, declar-ing that while the big show is ready, they Snnot always be expected to carry out the programme as scheduled, as weather conditions must be taken into considera-  tlon.  Numbers of Americans are arriving for the races. Among Mr. Curtiss’s visitors to-day was James Means of Boston, author of the Aeronautical Annual, who intends to make a technical study of avia-  Curtiss Is of the opinion that he has a good chance in the competitions for speed, but he thinks that Blériot is his most dangerous adversary. An expert in aviation said to-day that if Mr. Curtiss’s motor held out he hàd a capital chance of winning the big international event, and the general opinion is that this race lies between the Farman biplanes, Curtiss, and Blériot.  Curtiss Denies Wrlsht Claim. CurMss was not greatly surprised  GLASGOW, Aug. 20.—Three rain-soaked and benumbed but stih valiant suffragettes 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 had been issued to exclude all women from the meeting, so the suffragettes decided to break in through the trapdoor on the roof. In the middle of the night the three M'omen secured a ladder and climbed tp the roof, where they hid behind a chimney waiting to put their plan into operation. When they were discovered thev were nearly perishing from cold and wet, but they declined to come down and much difficulty was experienced in removing them from their perilous position.  PEORIA. 111., AUg. 20.-The steamer Fred Swain, commanded by Capt. Verne Swain, of. the Peoria & La Salle Packet Company, which carried twenty-five passengers 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 of the Illinois River, up which the setamer was bound when it caught fire.  No lives were lost, but Joseph Casrider, the engineer, was burned about the face and' body and Charles Reicheberger of Peoria had a broken arm. The loSs is $35,000 Several of the passengers lost their belongings.  The escapes from the burning vessel of the passengers, most of whom were women and children, were exciting, and at one time when flames were discovered coming from stateroom on the second deck there was a panic. Fears were partly calmed as the burning steamer drew nearer shore, and scores of rowboats W’ere seen hurriedly putting out to the rescue.  The gangplank w-as lowered to the water’s edge when the steamer had been grounded, and one row-boat after another took off a load of passengers and sailors. After tw^o boats had loaded and started for shore the gangplank caught fire and fell away from the steamer, dropping fifteen persons, including several women and children, into the wrater. Thoma^ Powers of Peoria and E. A. Caron of Worcester, Mass., who were on the plank when it fell, each saved the lives of two children, half carrying and half swum-ming with them on their backs and shoulders to old tree stumps to wait for rescuers.  The others w’ho 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 further from the flames, which were rapidly cl*eeping over the boat.  The fire was discovered in a stq-teroom by Mrs. Eugene Furbish, a cabin girl. She gave the alarm, but all efforts to subduo the flames failed. Capt. Sw’ain, realizing that the vessel was doomed, ordered Pilot Martin Houston to beai-h the boat and instructed his crew to give out life preservers.  Engineer Ca.srider, after attending to the boilers, to guard against an explosion, went to the pumps, remaining there until the flames licked his face. Severely burned and almost blind, he turned to escape, only to find 'that a rowboat which had been left for him had caught fire. He got into the boat, however, and, beating the flames from him and rowing hard,, reached shore. He was taken to a lios-pital.    ,    z.  William BIttle, a hardw'are merchant of Peoria, who with his young son Harold w'as rescued by a motor boat, said:  “ I, with my son, was sitting on the front end of the second deck when I heard a little girl remark to her mother: ‘Mamma, look at the fire!’  “ The woman turned in her chair, and, on sighting the flames, shrieked ‘ The boat’s afire! ’    ,    •  “ Instantly a panic ensued, all making a rush to the lower deck. V hen the gangplank was lowered after the how was 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 the flames. I grabbed my boy, and for a while thought that surely we would both be l9st, but 1 managed to cling to a small willow tree with the bov until we were rescued.”  D. M. Swain of Stillwater, Minn., ov,^ner of the burned steamer, was in the manufacturing plant at Averyville, a suburb of Peoria, near -which the steamer caught fire, and he aided in rescuing the passengers and crew. His son, \ erne. Captain of the vessel, was the last to leave the burning steamer. _  Futile efforts were madei 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 wa.s one of the finest packets plying the Illinois River.  The cause of the fire is not known. The cabin maid, who discovered it, said she was cleaning a stateroom when the whole room began to blaze. The fire niight have originated from sparks from the engine room, she thought.  He Must Eat Every Two Hours and Take Champagne Baths, Says Vienna Specialist.  DOCTORS HERE INTERESTED  SENATORS IGNORED Ш VIENNA EIIBASSÏ  Or Else Nobody Is There to Answer Messages Sent from Berlin by Waterways Board.  ROME, Aug. 20.—Finding that the Vatican Gardens were not extensive enough permit of his motoring through them. Pope Plus has presented his motor car to Cardinal Merry del Val, the Papal Secretary of State.  The car Is a 'handsome one, with luxurious fittings, and was presented to the Pope by wealthy Americans.  VISIT TO AUSTRIA DELAYED  Embassy Quarters Are Now In a Hotel Room—State Department Officers Amazed Over the Incident.  Dr. Charles R. Hancock Approves the Treatment Save the Use of Champagne, Preferring Alcohol Baths.  Physicians in the city discussed with much interest ■'’•eslerday the treatment said to have been ordered E. H.^ Harri-man. by Prof. Struempel, the Viennese specialist, to consult whom Mr. Harriman went abroad.  The report of the treatment ordered by Piof, Struempel has it that Mr. Harrima,n must tither cease active participation in business affairs or suffer a complete physical collapse. Three courses of treatment are outlined.  First comes the rest cure, to include several hours’ rest each day in bed. Then Prof. Sircempel Insists that Mr. Harri-m.an must partake of nourishing food, specially selected, every two hours. This, he says, for the purpose of ” counteracting the effect of years of underfeeding and improper food, and building up tlie wasted tissue of the financier.  The sun baths are named as the third expedient, and are recommended to strengtnen Mr, Harriraan’s nerves. These are to be taken by the financier lying unclothed in the sunshine. When there is no sunshine champagne baths are to he substituted.  Prof, Struempel is reported as saying that Mr. Harriman has been restored to comparative health, Vr-hich he shauld maintain, provided he lives carefully in  thC’ futuie.  In discussing the treatment Dr, Charles R. Hancock of 126 East Thirty-fourth Street, who is acting in the place of Dr John A. Wyeth. President of the New York Academy of Medicine, while the latter is out of town, told a Times reporter yesterday that it was precisely the same as would be ordered by any experienced American physician, w-ith the exception of the champagne baths.  Dr. Hancock confessed he could not see the efficacy of the champagne balhs, and thought alcohol a far better substitute. The external use of champugne, so far as Dr. Hancock knew, had only been recommended in cases of psychxc trouble, and there is no suggestion ot this in Mr. Harriman’s indisposition  The remaining details of t-he treatment prescribed for Mr. Harrim.an, that is, the cessation of all business-called the .est cure ’’—the partaking of proper nour sh-ment every two hours, and the sun baths, ire? accor'ding to Dr. Hancock m ever>-dav vogue with physicians all o\er llie world. This is the general treatment prescribed, he said, for cancer. The feedma of the patient every two hours is tor the purpose of building up №e body. A special diet is used, the object being to stem the waste of tissue brought about by the ravages of the disease.  ______  Special Cable to The New York TiMsa BERLIN. Aug. 20.—Senators Byrton of Ohio, Gallinger Oi. New Hampshire, and Simmons of South Carolina, and other members of the American Congressional Waterways Commission now in Berlin, are wondering what has become of the United States’ diplomatic representation in Austria - Hungary. Their attempts to reach the embassy at Vienna by letter, telegraph, and telephone have all proved fruitless. The commission is forced to the conclusion that Emperor Francis Joseph, for some strange reason, has broken off diplomatic relations with his great and good friend President Taft. ^  The commission desires to proceed to Austria-Hungary with a view to continuing its investigations. In order to find out if it will have the co-operation of the American diplomatic officials there Senator Burton, Chairman of the commission, is seriously thinking of requesting one of Ambassador / Hill s Secretaries at 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 Is on Leave.  Letters which Senator Burton’s commission has addressed to the embassy and the Consulate General in Vienna before leaving America have remained unanswered. In the case of the Consulate this lack of attention Is attributed to the illness of Consul General Rublee, who only recently left a hospital. In the case of the embassy, however, profound mystery prevails. Ambassador Charles S. Francis is reported to be indulging in one of his periodical vacations, and was last heard of in England. Where First Secretary George B. Rives and Second Secretary Nelson O’Shaughnessy are keeping themselves nobody is able to discover.  One of these Secretaries is known to have a passion for golfing, hunting, and motoring with Austrian aristocrats and when an application was recently made at the embassy for his address no information was obtainable.  Since Ambassador Francis sublet the beautiful embassy house he had maintained to Japan a year ago, Uncle Sam’s diplomatic establishment in Vienna has been in a hotel room.  Qyeen Victoria Told Alfonso Looked Like an English Butler.  Special Cable to The New York Times. LONDON, Aug. 20.—There Is an epilogue to the story of the whiskers of King Alfonso of Spain, which was cabled yesterday to The New York Times. His Majesty when he arrived San Sebastian from Madrid was wearing side whiskers and had had his hair cut very short.  The King thought that this change gave him the appearance of an Admiral 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.  W. K. Vanderbilt Said to Have Inters vened in Daughter's Trouble.  Dr. Hancock said,   .......... benefit!  sun batiis are well known.  es?entKal?^wmie-üie "benefits derived from  SAYS HARRIMAN IS BETTER.  the Cure  Secretary Millar Declares  Will Be Completed at Home.  of  DAUGHTER A MATCHMAKER.  the  re-  the  MARS THE PUCE FOR TAFT.  Star-Gazers Say President Could Jump 20 Feet In Air on That Planet.  M.*-.  when informed that the Wright brothers    wefghs    joTich  had brought suit against the Aeronautic They said President  Society of New York, alleging that the Curtiss machine Infringed certain of their patents. He said he had known for some time that something of this nature was contemplated, but he failed to see how It would result in anything but a lot of litigation.  “ There IS nothing to support the charge of infringement,” Mr. Curtiss declared. “The best answer to thi.s is the fact, known to everybody, that we made public flights in America long before the Wrights 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 limi they are unable to see how the charge  LAKE GENEVA. Wis., Aug. 20.—The 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 table decorations were of moon vines and sun flowers, star sandwiches, star-dust icings, and crescent peppermints.  Speaking of Mars the star-seers said that planet had a*beer lake, and it is on ice. That is, one part of tiie beer Is on the ice and the snow of Mars’ poles and the other is connected with the supposed canals leading over the con<^^inents. They aid that Mars is the fat man’s joy less.  They said President Taft on Mars could jump twenty feet into the air as easily as he can six inches on earth. Th,ey did not approve of poets w'riting of the stars and planets, especially in alluding to the snowy poles of moonless Mars. That is rot, they said, for Mars has two moons, a slow' local moon that makes the round trip in twenty-nine hours and a limited that makes it every seven hours, and they said she has not pulled in a second late in 0,000,000,000,000 years.  The astronomers resumed their session this evening with a discussion and ster-eoptlcon illustration of slides made at the various observatories.  Finds a Husband for Her Mother and Two Fall In Love at Sight.  Mrs. Morton Weidmer acted as matchmaker for her own mother and in a few days she will have the pleasure of w^el-coming both her and her newly acquired stepfather at her home in Imperial, Cal. They arrived here on the Hamburg-Amer-Ican liner Cincinnati and were discharged yesterday by the Immigration officials on Ellis 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 wife from his own land and decided to cross the oci6an in his search. It was then that Mrs. Morton Weidmer, a Hungarian, who had settled with her husband in California many years ago, and is now the mother of two children, heard of Hauer’s longing for a wife.  “ You might like mother.” she told Hauer. ” She still lives in Hungary, and is Mrs, Elizabeth Emmerich.” So Hauer journey to Hungary with a definite object in view. He met the widow soon after his arrival there. It was a case, apparently, of mutual liking, for soon  Alexander Millar. Secretary Union Pacific Railroad Company, turned from • Europe yesterday on Cunard liner Mauretania and expressed great surpri.se 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 ago,” said Mr. Millar. “ he had very much Improved since taking the cure at Bad Gastein. After his return from a trip to the Pacific Coast last Pe-cember, Mr. Harriman attended three dinners here, and was attacked by ptomaine poisoning due to something he had  “ Was it fish? ” one of the reporters  ^^‘^Probably.” replied Mr. MlHar, with a twinkle in his eye After disposing of Stuyvesant, he met some other kind of fish that disagreed with him. The pol-‘•oniner and muscular rheumatism were the only two complaints Mr. Harriman ■wii s suffering from so far as I know, and he was in excellent spirits, Person-allv, I do not believe that he is in any sucli condition as these dispatches report  ^^Mr^^nfar added that when Mr. Harriman arrives next Tuesday he will go to Arden Towers to complete his health  i    t” m GIT t  Mr. Millar went abroad to get treatment fo’’ his own rheumatism, and said that the baths had done him a great deal of good, but he was not quite cured, as his left arm was still affected.  Mr Millar said it was his opinion that there would be a move to open up new rafli?o^ lines in the United States next year.    ,    '  State Department Bewildered  Special to The New York Times.  WASHINGTON, Aug. 20.—The Informa tion of the apparent absence of the whole staff from the American Embassy at Vienna contained in the special cable dis patch to The New York Times caused the greatest surprise and bewilderment among State Department officials this evening. It was of course known her that Ambassador Charles S. Francis was on leave and was coming to Amenqa, but nothing had been heard from Vienna to indicate that the rest of the staff was  ^What makes the matter the more sur  nrising from the view point of the de prising ii'xxx*    r    that    AVPI  partment officials is the fact that even if the Embassay Secretary. George H Rives, and the Second Secretary, Nelson O’Shaughnessey, were out of town at the same time, there would still be Consul oi eral William A. Rublee and his depn ty Vice Consul General Robert W. Hein partner both of whom are located m Vienna. That Mr. Rublee is in the city thi departmc„t_is cert^n on account ot  aTsDatXeV recei«^ from him within the aispajc    _    Rublee is recovering  from^an operation, and is thought not yet to be well enough to leave Vienna even if he wished to do so.    —    *  But officials of the State Department find it impossible to believe any pretext Mr. Rives and Mr. ^ neqspv' could for a day have absented themselves from their post in the absence of their chief. Advices from Fmbassv on routine matters within the w?ek convmce the department that all there was running smoothly, and the  department is «mjnctoed  iw some ludicrous error the  ------  Senators have failed to get the embassy  Si càlling up after office hour and sent  telegrams to the wrong address.  The delay that is now holding the i/’aterwavs Commission up in  St ®the^^con"ungency “ the "State Depart «rot. at special pains to forestall. Siuctlons we?e sent to the embassies  PASTOR IN LIFE SAVER’S ROLE.  The Rev. M. H. Qual Jumps In Lake and Rescues Woman Parishioner.  Special to The New York Times.  NEW BRUNSWICK, Aug. 20.-The Rev. M. H. Qual, pastor of the German Reformed Church here, who has just returned from a trip to Europe, yesterday afternoon rescued Mrs. Louisa Rupp, a  ATLANTIC d'ir, $2.50; LAKE HOFAT-CONQ, $1.00. ExcuraloB«    22d,  via New JerMy C«BtNU.    W.    ЯК    St.  dty, Ti|iìlÌ4bw3rat lî$$ A. M.  for Atlantic  member of his congregation, weighing 210 aUer he had paid court Mrs. Emmerich j pounds, from drowning, agreed to become Mrs. Hauer, and go Mrs. Rupp and her two daughters at-to California to live out her remaining tended the annual outing of the school  years near her daughter.  The couple did not think It necessary to become married abroad. Mrs. Emmerich suffered much from seasickness during the voyage, end she was for a time in the hospital on Ellis Island. The couple were discharged yesterday afternoon. and the Hungarian Society took charge of them. A Board of Special Inquiry «mncluded tliat the age of he couple was a guarantee that they would marry without the parental supervision of the Government,  A BEFIUfCSHING TONIC—Horsford’s Acid Phosphate quickly relieves that tired feeling  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 w'ater’s eugd to dip her handkerchief, when she had a dizzy spell and fell in head first.    „    ^  Her friends screamed for help and attracted the attention of Dr. Qual, who rushed to the si^t, dived in, and swam to' the • drowning woman. He finally brought her to the shore In a semi-conscious condition, and she was soon revived.  iATll countries to be visited by the corn  poinTi^”dl?ec^t?ng ^ihat^^'X arra^^^ for Sods S made in advance and that ^tentlto he^^shown  the Congressional delegat^n. was at least a week ago, those insiruc  tions reached Vienna.    how  ev«“ rSV’arsons 1í;*Цshitortpn  '""“hail of \to'htoo%"?'tto Emballv it Vlenn? into which the State ESilrtment is loath to go. About a year .—^ „ THannosA TiftwsnaDer started a cam  lîign Igiinlf th7TrSlii^n_Embassy  thiS as now occupied by Mr. Francis, on ihl g^iuSd that the dignity of this country was not upheld nor  to the Austro-Hungarian Etnpir^  The alleged meanness of the American establishment at the most ital of Europe raised a storin in this country and abroad, though it is said a^  the State Department to-night that noth  ini Жс1а1 ever reached the department. Ityli^the Whole  a ‘yellow journal” that for some reason was hostile to Mr. Friuicls. ’That af№  however, has no^ been fo^goten.^and fro^  POPE GIVES AWAY AUTO.  näs He Canhot Use American Gift in Vatican Gardens.  KING LOSES HIS WHISKERS.  He  LAWYER AND GIRL DROWR IN THE SURF  Miss Virginia Jeffreys of Swath-more, Penn., WzLs Trying to Save W. Brook Lessig.  LIFE-SAVERS CAME TOO LATE  Both Were Expert Swimmers, but, Getting Beyond the Breakers, Were Cai^ ried Under, Calling for Help.  WOULD UNITE MARLBOROUGHS  Special to The New York Times.  NEWPORT, Aug. 20.—It 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 Dukes of Marlborough and the Duchess, 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 children, including Lord Ivor, who has been suffering since last Fall with what Is believed to be lung trouble.  AMERICAN LINE FOR TURKEY.  Deputies Conditionally Approve a Con cession for a 1,250-Miie Railroad.  CONSTANTINOPLE, Aug. 20.-Tho Chamber of Deputies to-day discussed the question of. granting a concession to an American syndicate which seeks to construct a railroad from Slvas, Asiatic Turkey, to Lake Van, near the Persian frontier, a distance of 1,250 miles.  The Ministers of Public Works and Finance warmly supported the scheme, and the Chamber substantially approved on the condition that no more advantageous proposal is made within the sixteen months the company asks to study the route. It is proposed that the line subsequently shall be extended across Persia to India.  MISS PARSONS LOSES PEARLS.  String of Seventy Dropped from Her Neck In the Berkshlres.  Special to The New York Times.  LENOX. Mass., Aug. 20.—Miss 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 country residence of the Parsons.  Miss Parsons had been to the Cold Bi’ook Gardens for tea and on reaching home missed her valuable pearls.  The string consisted of seventy peqrls, connected by a diamond clasp. Miss Parsons posted a notice of her loss and an offer of a reward in the Post Office today.  GOV. HUGHES IN CAMP.  Returns to Upper Saranac to Consider Charges Against Haffen.  SARANAC INN. N. Y., Aug. 20.-Gov. Hughes returned this morning to Rustic Cabin, his Summer home, on the Upper Saranac, and will give the next few days to consideration of the papers in the Haffen case. Counsel for Mr. Ilaf-fen, who has been recommended for dismissal by the Commissioner who examined his conduct of the affairs of the Borough of the Bronx In New York City, has been given 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 the Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium. Mrs. Hughes is a member of the Committee on Arrangements.  NEW DANISH ARMY CHIEF.  Gortz Succeeds Lutken, Who Refused to Serve Under Christensen.  COPENHAGEN, Aug. 20.—Gen. 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 pi-otest against the appointment of J. C. Christensen as Minister of War and Marine in the new cabinet. Christensen was Premier last year when charges of corruption were laid against Minister of Justice Alberti, and by many persons he was held responsible for that scandaL  STATE SENATOR A SUICIDE.  H. C. Whipple, Old Rhode Island Legislator, Drowns Himself.  COVENTRY, R. I.. Aug. 20.—State Senator Henry Clay 'Whipple, aged 72 years, and one of the oldest members of the Rhode Island General Assembly, committed suicide by drowning in the brook on his farm here to-day. Despondency due  to ill health was the cause.  Special to The New York Times. WILDWOOD, N. J., Aug. 20.—Within , sight of many people on the beach at Wildwood Crest. Miss Virginia Jeffreys of Swarthmore. Penn, the 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 reach • shore herself she would have been sue« cessful. She was known as an expert . swimmer and could hold her own in thd surf with almost any man.    (  The couple entered the water this after* , noon at a point well below the regular'^ bathing beach and at a time when the,^ life guards who usually patrol the beach * were off duty. Lessig had the reputation of being an expert swimmer, and togrethei* . he and Miss Jeffreys breasted the breaJc««^' ers which run into a fairly hlghr «nrf ^ here, swimming through them tdiS th4-T^ comparatively calm water beyond,    “  To reach the quiet expanse in whloiL^f they could enjoy the pleasantest ming the couple had to go quite a distanc^,.: from shore and they were well out lnt(^'-the water before either noticed that strong current was sweeping them finf« ther and further from the shore.    «•  In the shoaler water stood a group friends of the girl and the lawyer, young people who are spending the Summer her«^* They watched their more daring compan««^ ions as they swam side by side out into . the ocean, at first with pride in the nerve and ability of their friends, and then with . a certain nervousness which gave place to genuine terror when of a sudden Lessig was seen to throw his arms Into the air.  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! We are being swept away by the tide.”  At Lessig’s first call for help Miss Jeffreys, who had been swimming strongly Tf-lth. regular strokes, was seen to turn and make toward the lawyer. Her overhand strokes were still steady and regular, and for a moment those ashore hoped that she might be 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 Lessig and Miss Jeffreys disappeared from the gaze of the watchers on the beach. The girl had reached the man soon after she headed toward him. and together they turned about and headed inshore. Both were using all their strength as the rapid and irregular, strokes testified, but they were not making headway.  The throng ashore watched silently, their eyes intent only on the two figures in the water, and when one young woman could stand the strain no longer she uttered a crv and dashed into the surf, apparently intent on swimming out to help Miss Jeffreys and Lessig. A huge wave washed her feet from under her and she dlsappearetl in a froth of white foam. Several of her friends sprang to her help and she was dragged back to the beach nearly exhausted.  Doomed Pair's Desperate Strngrsle.  For an instant the watchers ashore had been intent only on the girl’s rescue. 'With her safe they turned their eyes .again seaward. There were the two heads p£ the lawyer and the girl still bobbing up, and down over the waves. They were still swimming stroke for stroke, but already it could be seen that they would never make shore. Hard as they swam their forms came no nearer to the beach, the tide sending them back between strokes as far as they had gained by their utmost exertions.  That it was only a question of time before both must sink was evident, and some of the party, too frightened before to think of other means of help than the impossible one of swimming out themselves, suddenly recalled the United States Life Saving Station at Holly Beach.  Some one ran to a house where there was a telephone and summoned Capt. Frank P. Downs and his men, urging upon them the need for haste. The Captain and his crew of four men had started for Wildwood Crest almost before the messenger had finished, but by the time they reached the beach Lessig and Miss Jeffrey! had disappeared.  But of all those on the beach there were only one or two who saw the couple sink As their moving arms showed that weakness was overtaking them, the women on the beach, one after the other, sank to the sand and buried their faces in their hands. One or two still gazed out over the sea, unable to turn away their gaze and these saw Lessig suddenly stop iwimming. Miss Jeffreys clung to him and struggled to keep him above the waves, but suddenly she had to release her hol^ and the young lawyer disappeared beneath the waves. Only a minute or so later Miss Jeffreys faltered. .  When a wave lifted her m the air she could see her horrified friends, some not daring to look, others gazing directly at her, and the young woman appeared to make one last effort. Then a big breaks lifted her tor its crest, tossed her a few feet near shore and then sped on, ^ing the girl behind its towering height. When it subsided, the watchers ashore saw only a clear expanse of water. There was ^  CHARLEY TAFT’S DORY UPSET.  of  Latest Shipping Arrived—SS Sabine, Galv  ewe.  On, Aug. 14;  time to time rumors of call have been revived. The source these rumors, however, has never come to light and the department insists, as it al ways has done, that no complaint and no dissatisfaction lies against Mr. Francis.  Mr Rives and Mr. O’Shaughnessey naturally are 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 ^ embassy quarters every morning.  In spite of their smiles, however, the State Department is plainly worried. The department is now anxiously waiting advices, 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 from a dele^-tion headed by him la what worria# the  President’s Son Clings to Craft Until Rescued by Boat from the Sylph.  SALEM, Mass., Aug. 20.—It became known to-day that Charley Taft, the President’s son, and an engineer from the Presllent’s yacht Sylph, were overturned in the lad’s dory off Salem yesterday afternoon, received a ducking, and clung to the overturned craft until a boat from the Sylph put to them Several people here saw the boat overturn and they, too, put off to the rescue, but the boat from the Sylph got there first. The Taft dory Is non-sinkable.  «?FKTNQ NEW YORK STEAM YACHT; free transportation from Seeing N. Y. «^“to oHice. Flatiron Bldg.. 5Ui Av. side; only Btarttag nolnt W. 22d St, N. R.. 10 A. M.. ¿.w x*.  3 hours’ trip: fare $1; the roost Inst^U^a^ enjoyable trip In the world. TeK 4944» Otam«-  siga of either Miss Jeffreys or the lawyer.  Life Savers Come Too Late.  Then, too late. Capt. Downs and hla men arrived. They put out through the breakers in their lifeboat and for hours searched the waters in the hope of finding the bodies of the victirris. They were unsuccessful. Not until night compelled them to cease did they desis' from their  ® Both Mr. Lessig and Miss Jeffreys were guests at the cottage of a Philadelphia attorney, who bad leased the cottage of John Jackson, on the ocean front here, for the season. Miss Jeffrey&, who was 2i years old, was a sister-lh-law Jf M^^auh who w4s a close friend of  years old, and was a son  Of the late George B. Lessig.    ^  and ironmaster, of P^ttsto^, Penn, was a member o_f the firm of^jnija^ «  Lessig. Young Lessig was unmarri^ Miss Jeffreys was best himwn to Swarthmore society, w'here ®b®„^As popular with the younger and college set*.  A Perfect Outing. Po’keepste an4‘.^cjF_jP tr. Albany. Day Line’s second momu^  Str —AdT.   

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