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L THE PHILADELPHIA TIMES. JUNE 9, 1896. TUESDAY MORNING, FRANK MAYO AS SODDEN DEATH OF FW MAYO GOING FROM DENVER TO OMAHA THE ACTOR SUCCUMBS ON A TRAIN. HIS VARIED STAGE CAREER He Beached the Position He Held In the Theatrical World After a Struggle That Would Have Discouraged a Less Determined Man He Started as a Super in a San Francisco Theatre and Advanced So That He Started in a Shakespearean Repertoire He Waa Best Known Through His " Davy ' Crockett." Epeclal Telegram to The Times. Omaha, June 8. Frank Mayo, the actor, and his company, who were booked to play here part of this week, left Denver last night on the Union Pacific Railroad for this city. A dispatch this afternoon stated that Mr. Mayo had died on the train. The dates of "Pnddin' Head Wilson" at the Crelghton have been cancelled. The Elks were to have had a social session to-night, with Mr. Mayo as a guest. It was declared off and a committee of fifty Elks went to the depot, took charge of the body, which now lies in state In the lodge rooms here. . . . ' . Roland Reed, who has been with Mayo for the past week, and was In the car when Mayo died, will tuUe the body to Philadelphia to-morrow. Mr. Reed said to-night that be had known Frank Mayo for twenty-six years and his sudden death, he felt as a personal bereavement Last night when the party boarded the train at Denver, Mayo was Jn exuberant mood, for he had scored another great success. He had, however, suffered Intense agony at times .during the past few. weeks. He thought his trouble was Indigestion. He died of paralysis of the heart. He and Reed sat up late In the smok ing apartment of the sleeper. Mayo said he would not get Into his berth, as he found It difficult to sleep in close quar ters of late. Reed and others sat up with dim, and they all slept la the smoker. At 1 o'clock this morning Mr. Block, treas. nrer of the company, went In to awaken Ttlayo and discovered that he was dead. He " eat at the end of the seat, his face resting on bis band and his elbow upon the window His body was cold. He must have died In the early ntornlng hours. Frank Mayo's stage career was a varied one. He reached the position he held after a struggle that would have discouraged a less determined man. He was born in Boston on April 18. 1839. In his boyhood he ran away from home and set out for the gold mines of California. The geld failed to materialize and he became a supfiir on the stage of the American Thea tre, of San Francisco. He was assigned to his first speaking part as a waiter in "Raising the Wind" when he was 18 years old. After this he again become a "super," enter ing the employ of the Mnguire Opera House, where he Incurred the wrath of Juuius Brutus Booth, who discharged him. Mayo had no regular employment for some time after that. He hung around the San Francisco theatres, getting an occasional engagement, until one day he met Charles Wheatleign. Then his fortunes changed. Soon he became a member of Edwin Booth's company, playing De Mauprat in "Richelieu." Mayo became a leading man at Ma-gulre's In 1863 and played with almost all the leading men of that time, including Mc-Kean, Buchanan and Charles and Edward Thome. Mayo starred in Shakesperean repertoire, but he was best known to the public as "Davy Crockett," in which he first appeared In 1872. His last appearance in New York was in "Puddln' Head Wilson," by Mark ffwaln. VON KEITER HELD FOR MURDER A Eeport That the Accused Slayer of His . ' Wife Again Attempted to Commit Suicide Denied. There was considerable excitement at the Central Police Station yesterday afternoon, when a report was circulated that the accused wife murderer, Alfred Von Nelter, had attempted suicide by strangling himself with a necktie In his cell. Von Nelter, who fatally shot his wife at their home, 1008 Ellsworth street, on May 17, was arraigned before Magistrate South shortly after 2 o'clock on the charge of murder. The prisoner, who presented a woe-begone appearance, did not seem to realize the enormity of bis crime, and when, for the first time, he learned from Special Policeman McWill-lams that his wife was dead, he seemed stunned. When he partially recovered be turned to the policeman, and In tones broken with emotion inquired: "Is It true my wife's dead?" The fact was reiterated by the policeman, and Von Nelter went into a swoon. He stag. fered to one side of the room, and would ave fallen to the floor had not the court officers ran to his assistance. He was held to appear before the Coroner. , Soon after his removal to a cell It was re- fiorted that he had taken his necktie, colled t firmly around his throat and made a desperate effort to strangle himself. The cell-keeper denied the story, and said that it had been woven out of whole cloth. He could not explain, however, how It got H broad. DAVY CROCKETT TEMPLE COLLEGE GRADUATES Many Diplomas Awarded at the Tenth Annual Commencement. The auditorium of the Temple, Broad and Berks streets, seldom looked prettier than it did last evening, when the tenth annual commencement exercises of Temple College were held. The brilliant electric lights, the beautiful costumes of the girl graduates and the floral decorations on the improvised stage made the sight an exceedingly animated one. President Russell H. Conwell presided and an orchestral band opened the exercises by rendering an overture. Rev. Forest E. Dager offered prayer and he was followed by Thomas S. Brock, who delivered the salutatory. The commencement address was delivered by Dr. Nathan C. Schaeffer, State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Dr. Schaeffsr spoke of the inception of public education In Pennsylvania, and then concluded by saying that the greatest sin of modern civilized life was to permit boys and girls to grow up without an education. The valedictory was delivered by Charles Oscar Wright and the diplomas were awarded by Dr. Conwell. The graduates are; Kindergarten training Principals, Miss Fannie Stokesbury Buck, Mrs. Margaret Campbell Cutting, Mrs. Clara Moreland Doughty, Miss Edith Clair Hemphill, Miss Ida F. Knox, Miss Clara Louse Krouse, Miss Sarah Mander Kuen. Miss M. Louise McCon. nell. Miss Madeline Alberta Mendehall, Miss Anna Pllkington. Miss Jennie Powell, Miss Jessie E. Powell, Miss Dina Rickersberg, Miss Jessie Elizabeth Stecker, .Miss Julia Henrietta Thompson, Miss Edith May Wright, Miss Florence E. letter. Assistant principals Miss Katherine H. Baker. Miss Flora Ellen Frauufelter, Miss Leigha An-netta Swayze. Normal physical training course Miss A. Smith Ayres, Miss Maud Pragueheimer, Miss Lillian Folwell Wannemacher. Millinery-Mrs. H. E. Aldrlch, Miss Annie M. Angney. Mis. M. W. Beck, Mrs. Jennie Brown, Miss Lizzie A. Dennlson, Mrs. L. Green, Miss Clara Goodex. Miss Mav Gibe-son, Mrs. Rose Gilbert, Miss Laura Haver-stick, Mrs. T. H. Hauptle, Miss Helen T. Hunt, Miss Daisy Hartley, Miss Maud Het-rick, Mrs. John J. Kelley, Miss Anna Kumph, Miss Laura Kelley, Miss Clara E. Kohl, Miss May Martins, Miss Minnie Mooik, Mrs. D. Rusk, Miss Helen S. Relf, Miss Gertrude Steele, Miss Mary Sage, Miss Martha Sehaffer. Miss Kate Shupe, Miss Amy G. Thompson, Miss Minnie Test, Miss Annie Toy, Miss Llllie Walters, Miss Ella J. Wiley. Book-keeping May Rorle. Elmer BIcklngs, Carrie B. Clymer. Horace S. Callahan. Jen-nette Davidson, Annie Dohertv, Enoch R. Ellis. Hartle D. Fell, William E. Ferris, Clara Grellrr, Louis Gabler, Rockle B. Glea-son. Elizabeth Gillesnie. Emma D. flnnsnn. Edna Haselet, Theresa Holscher, William mgranam. Laura S. James, Flora Klebe, Philip Kitsch, Frances Long. Alfred Mann, Daniel K. Mnrple, Hettle Nathan, Miriam ieenie3, navici i unbinson, Anna Suyder, Clara Shnlte. Harry G. Wright. Stenography Eva F. Allman, Lewis H. Abronski, Sara G. Agnew. Louisa Beuter, Bessie M. Boozer. A. J. Bell. Ellen O. Budtz. Anna M. Bradley, Harris N. Carey, Carrie . i lyiner. Bessie ininay, Helen Dentzei, Nellie M. Du Rand. Edith Eshleman. Lydia Fairchild. May Gleason. Thomas Hindman, Marie A. Harr. Adeline Lingo, Florence A. Lea, Marie H. Larsen. Belle MacQueen, John Lelfoy Moore. Elizabeth H. Orrell, Charles W. Phillphar. John Rlehl, Mamie A. Rexrath, Charles M. Reich, Carolyn R. Sadler, Sophia Stelnlch, Reba M. Stevens, Lizzie Wallace. Law preparatory Harry W. Bauer. THE BATTLE OF FIRKET Eight Hundred Dervishes Said to Have Been Killed in That Fight. Cairo, June 8. Advices received from Akasheh, the advance post occupied by the Egyptian troops In the Soudan, this morning say that in the battle which took place between the Egyptians and the Dervishes at and around Flrket, 800 Dervishes were killed and 4S(I taken prisoners. The number of wounded Dervishes is not reported. Teachers Want Their Money. The Teachers' Annuity and Aid Association has written to City Treasurer Oellers asking for the payment of the $10,000 appropriated by the Legislature. This Is part of an appropriation of $16,000 made to this association, the School of Design for Women and the teachers' Association, the two latter receiving $3,000 each. The State Department of Public Instruction has advised the secretary of the Teachers' Annuity and Aid Association that the Board of Education must file Its annual report with Its office before the money can be paid out. The annual appropriation of over $1,000,000 was due on the 1st Instant, but It is not expected that the money will be received for some time. Last year's appropriation was paid In Instalments. . Weather is coming and your blood should be put in good condition to resist its enervating effects. Now take OCT: Sarsaparilla The One True Blood Puriaer. All druggists. i. Hnnrl'c Pillc ,re ,he only pn " i iuuu a nils wlth Hood., SarMparllta- Warm no Pamsijltmnia SWEET SINGERS 11 PITTSBURG NATIONAL SiENGERFEST OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SAENGERBUND. OPENED BY PRESIDENT CLEVELAND By the Pressing of a Button in the White House the President of the United States Formally Opened the Twenty-Eighth National SsengerfestTho Opening Addresses and the Programme of the First Night's Session Beautiful Singing and Magnificent Musio Was the Rule Klafsky to Sin To-Morrow. Special Telegram to THE Times. Pittsburg, June 8. By pressing an electric button In the White Hduse, and thereby Illuminating an immense lyre made of 300 electric light bulbs. President Cleveland to-night formally opened the Twenty-eighth National Saenger-fest of the North American Saengerbund. As the red, white and blue lamps were lighted in turn there was a crash of melody that sounded like the far away roar of artilllery, and a hearty "Hoch," "Hoch," "Hoch," went up as a paean of oj from ten thousand lusty throats. It was 8.30 o'clock when President Cleveland touched the button and the Germans started to do the rest. The crowd that filled the remodeled Exposition Music Hall was the largest ever gathered under one roof in PIttsbnrg. The appearance of the dripping rain-soaked Germans, who had braved an unusually heavy storm, was In strange contrast to the fresh and crisp decorations of the big hall. The first event on the programme was the rendition of Richard Wagner's "Imperial March," by the New York orchestra of seventy-five pieces, under the direction of Professor Henry Zoellner, the fest director. The Opening Addresses. The opening address was delivered by Pres ident John Dimling, who turned over to the twenty-eighth saengerfest the Bundes flag, which arrived with the singers from Cleve land, where the last Saengerfest was held, A welcome extended by the Mayors of PittS' burg and Allegheny, and Professor John S. Vogel, was followed by the Festival Chorus, who sang the "Old Folks at Home." Rev. Fr. Ruoff, of the Smithfield Street Ger man Lutheran Church, delivered the festival oration. The Associated Singers or Pitts, burg and Allegheny then rendered a com position by Professor Carl Ahl, named "Freedom and Fatherland," under the direction of the composer. Miss Grace Damian was the first soloist on the programme. The reclta tlve, "I Have Lost My Eurydlce," from the opera "Orpheus," by C. W. Gluck, was assigned to Herr Carl Ahl. who directed the composition, "At the Altar of Truth," writ ten by the late Professor Herman Mohr, who died In Philadelphia last week. Four aololists. H. B. Brockett, A. J. Baern-steln, Agnes Vogel Roberts and Grace Da mian, combined with the chorus and orchestra, rendered the cantata, "Deluge," by C. Salnt-Saens. John S. Vogel directed the choruses. The Festival overture, with the "Star-Spangled Banner," composed by Dudley Buck, was the last number on the programme, and was performed by the Fes. tival Orchestra, under the direction of Professor Zoellner. Prominent Eastern Arrivals. Among to-day's Eastern arrivals were: President Arno Leonhardt. of the United Singers, of Philadelphia; Adam G. Sinner, of 2553 Cedar street: Conrad Sinner, proprietor of the Hotel Pennsylvania, Thirtieth and Ludlow streets, and Carl Voelker, of Atlantic City. Mr. Leonhardt as well as being president of the United Singers Is president of the New England Saengerbund Fest to be held in Philadelphia during the latter part of June, 1897. He anticipates that 5.000 singers will take part In the Fest next year, as well as a great orchestra and the world-renowned soloists. Detective James Tate Is here looking after Philadelphia crooks. It is rumored to-night that the Philadelphiansacame here to present a proposition to the North American Saengerfest to combine with the New England organization. The scheme Is to have one great national society with permanent officers to be elected each year. To-morrow Klafsky will sing. REV. DR. GEORGE EDWARD REED President Dickinson College. DICKINSON COMMENCEMENT Justice Deane, of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Addresses the Graduates. Special Telegram to The Times. Carlisle, June 8. The annual meeting of the Dickinson School of Law and of the College proper was held to-day. To-night the concert by the College Orchestra and Glee Club was given and afterward the Junior promenade and reception of the class of '86 took place. The law school commencement was held this afternoon In Bosler Hall. Justice Dean, of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, delivered an eloquent address to the graduates. The de- frees were conferred upen the graduates by ir. George Edward Reed, president of the school. The graduates are: Edmund J. Bennett, of Cape May, N. J.: Herman Berg, Jr., of Carlisle; Frank C. Bosler. of Carlisle: William B. Boyd, of Carlisle; Charles M. Bowman, of Wllkesbarre; Edwin F. Brightbill, of Carlisle; Eric Gregg Brotherton, of Hol-Ildaysburg; Bruce H. Campbell, of Johnstown; B. J. Campbell, of Kane; H. D. Carey, of Tomklnsville; J. Harris Curran. of Carlisle; M.T. Dixon, of Avoca; Hugh C. Dougherty, of Audenrled; Thomas B. Duffv, of Scranton; Robert Aspera Eldon, Frank H. Kay. of Williamsburg: J. Wllmer Fisher, of Reading: W. W. Fletcher, of Carlisle; Hugh', j. Taiiatruer. oi Aunenrieu: j. t rev lilirov. of Wllllnmsport; David J. Glennon, of Pitts- ton; Richard J. Uooaall, or Danville; John A. Hartman, of Harrisburg; J. R. Hennlnger, of Butler; Joseph Jeffereys, of Scranton; E. J. Jones, of Mahanoy Plane; R. Klngsler Jones of Harrington, Del.; S. W. Kirk, of Hnstontown; William Legoullon, of Pittsburg; Kufus Lincoln, of Lanretton; L. S. Maas. of New York: Samuel E. Morrow, nf Arch Spring; J. S. Omwake. of Green Castle; tieorge a. ranter, or Pittsburg; George Points, of Bedford: John M. Rhey, of Carlisle; C. W. Rochow, of Columbia; M. J. Ruddy, of Scranton: Lewis S. Sadler, of Carlisle; Walter M. Sage, of Plalnfleld, N. J.; James F. Snntee, of Wapwallop; William Francis Sheln, of Scranton; William H. Stamey, of Ohamhersburg; W. H. Walker, of Salona, and Ray Zug, of Carlisle. Bishop Dubs In Lebannon. Special Telegram to The Times. Lebanon, June 8. Bishop Rudolph Dubs, the acknowledged head of the United Evangelical Church In the United States, gave an itate Item Interesting address in this city this evening at a congregational meeting of the United Evangelical Congregation. Rev. W. F. Hell also spoke. VICTORY FOR PENROSE Complete Returns From Huntingdon County Give Him 96 Delegates to 64 for Wanainaker. Special Telegram to The Times. Huntingdon, June 8. To-nlgbt the complete returns from all the districts in this county have been received, and as a result of Saturday's primaries Senator Boles Penrose has won a victory over Ex-Postmaster General Wanamaker for Senatorial delegate.' The Philadelphia Senator has captured the delegates as well as a majority of the popular vote. Of the 61 districts In the county Penrose won 41, and In delegates he secured 96 to 54 for Mr. Wanamaker. The popular vote gives Penrose a majority of 308. The formal Indorsement of to-morrow's County Convention Is now all that is necessary to make Senator Penrose the choice of Huntingdon county for United States Senator. The following table shows the complete vote of the county by districts: Votes. Delegates. i i S Sa i Sa i I 27 31 O 2 25 4 2 0 33 29 2 0 7 45 0 2 23 7 2 0 30 2 0 40 80 2 0 48 37 2 0 24 8 2 0 62 17 3 0 22 6 2 0 65 64 4 0 1 26 0 2 18 49 0 3 61 2.1 3 O 19 15 2 0 1(5 27 0 2 17 13 2 0 34 8 2 0 72 60 3 0 95 100 0 S 7fl U5 0 6 82 130 0 4 59 60 0 8 20 40 0 2 42 18 2 0 15 - 42 0 3 87 21 8 0 4 32 0 2 19 18 2 0 25 16 2 0 ,66 70 0 4 34 14 2 0 14 10 2 0 50 2(1 2 0 38 7 2 0 19 45 0 2 65 42 3 0 17 37 0 2 34 4S 0 2 77 71 3 0 26 9 2 0 66 4 2 0 11 68 0 2 36 9 2 0 12 9 2 0 S3 17 2 0 39 20 3 0 58 20 2 0 40 14 2 0 17 13 2 0 17 9 2 0 42 . 27 2 0 S3 26 4 0 18 18 1 1 92 10 8 0 68 6 2 0 5 3 2 0 84 43 0 2 39 130 0 4 38 32 2 0 .2365 1967 98 54 Districts. Alexandria Ardeoheim Barree Birmingham -. Broadtop City Carbon Calvin Cass , Cassvllle Clay Coalmont Cromwell Dudley Franklin GrantSTltle Greenwood Furnace Henderson Htllvalley Hopewell Huntingdon. First ward. . Huntingdon, Second ward. Huntingdon, Third ward. Huntingdon, Fourth ward. Jackson Juniata Lincoln Logan Mapleton Marklesburg Miller Morris Mount Union Mount Union district North Brady North Dublin North Tell Oneida Orhlsonls Penn Petersburg Porter Puttstown Rock Hill Itobertsdale Saltlllo Shade Gap Shirleysburg Shirley Smithfield South Brady South Dublin South Tell Spruce Creek Springfield Three Springs Tod Union Valley Point Walker Warriors Mark West Dr. H. C. Chlsholm has badly beaten Dr. Z. B. Taylor for the State Senate and Representative P. M. Lytle and Captain J. S. Bare will be the Republican nominees for Assembly. Senator Penrose was the recipient of cordial congratulations yesterday and last evening over his victory In Huntingdon county. The Senator received his callers at the Hotel Walton, and they all wished him success In his future efforts to win the United States Senatorial toga. Among his visitors were Ex-Speaker and Executive State Chairman Henry K. Boyer, Ex-Magistrate Durham, Magistrate Harrison, John Weslev Durham, Select Councilman Joseph L. Nohre. Legislator George A. Vare, Edwin H. Vare, Select Councilman Penrose A. McClain, Magistrate Devlin, Senator Andrews, of Crawford, and Senator Brewer, of Franklin county. THE A. M. E. CONFERENCE The Closing Session Was Marked by the Ordination Services. Special Telegram to The Times. Reading, June 8. The closing session of the African Methodist Episcopal Conference was held to-day. Rev. Dr. Coppin, of Philadelphia, delivered the ordination sermon, and these were ordained: Elders, P. Decker. William B. Will-lams. C. F. Warfleld, J. Pitchett, C. W. Satchel!, J. C. Franklin and S. C. Curtis; deacons. J. O. Makael, S. J. Corbin. E. T. Bruce, Z. V. Nichols and C. V. Monk; local deacons, Thomas Hooper, William Harris, T. W. Hill, James Chambers and William Grant. A service was held at noon to the memories of Bishop Wayman and Jeremiah Young, the latter a minister of forty years. Touching references were made to them by the committee on memoirs and Rev. Dr. Gould and others. The case of Rev. H. C. Astwood, of the state cnurcn, Harrisourg, who was charged with maladministration by J. W. Early, a former member, and which resulted in the ousting of Mr. Early, caused considerable discussion. There was a wild dem onstration on a technical point between the Kev. Mr. uook. ot r ranktord, and Kev. Mr. Palmer, of Philadelphia, and they pointed their hands at each other in a threatening manner. It required the loudest pounding of the Bishop's gavel to restore order. The mat ter was given to a Jury, which reported that It could not reach a conclusion and recom mended that it be dismissed, which was adopted. MONTOUR'S NOMINATIONS ftufas K. Polk Receives the Democratic Indorsement for Congress Special Telegram to The Times. Danville, June 8. A large vote was polled at the Democratic primaries in Montour county on Saturday last. There were three candidates for District Attorney, and seven candidates for the two vacancies in the Board of County Com missioners. The Democratic convention was held here to-day. The following nominations were made: Congress, Rufus K. Polk; Representative. Llovd W. Welliver: Associate Judge. John Benfleld; District Attorney, R. Scott Ammerman; Prothonotary, Edward G. Hoffman; County Commissioners, Henry Cooper and George W. Miles. John F. Gullck and Daniel Diehl were nominated as County Auditors. Dr. I. G. Barber was re-elected as county chairman. (MARIAN! WINE) THE IDEAL FRENCH TONIC "Man always lacks energy and.endurance Via Mariani is a.ne w -and : exquisite source o energy, Mariani ,isabenefactor of man." Rev. Jatber DidoiL At Druggists and Fancy Grocers. , Avoid Substitutions. Sent free, If this paper Is mentioned. Descriptive Book, Portraits and Autographs of Celebrities MARIANI & CO. Paris: 41 Boulevard Haussmann. 62 West 16tb St., New York. London: 230 Oxford Street. NEWTON C. COUGHERTV President National Educational Asssoclation. GREAT PETING OF EDUCATORS COMING CONVENTION OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION. SOMETHING OF THE PROGRAMME It Will Bring to the Platform Scores of Men and Women of National Reputation, Including Representatives From Ail the Leading Colleges and Universities in the United States. DR. NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER First Vice President National Educational Association. For the real, live teacher who has the prob lem of education at heart, advantages were never so numerous as now for growth Into the great movements which are struggling towards higher and better education. The teachers are more highly favored than any other class of professional workers In that they have summer schools and conventions, through which it is possible to feel the pulse of educational life throughout the United States. This is especially true of the annual con ventlons of the National Educational Association, which each summer bring together thousands and tens of thousands of edtica tors In a splendid array of meetings Impregnated with the strongest Intellect of the leaders who control the reins of education in this country. This year the association will meet at Buffalo from July 3 to July 10, the National Council convening from July 3 to July 7, the General Association from July 7 to July 10. Every Indication points to a successful meet ing. The general sessions of the association will be held in the morning of each day. The afternoons are devoted to meetings of the special departments, of which there are thir teen, kindergarten, elementary, secondary, higher, art, music, normal, Industrial, busi ness, physical education, child study, na tural science Instruction and school adminis tration. The programme detailed for these sectional meetings admits of no intellectual staguatlon, characterized as it Is by the variety, scope and bearing of the theme pre sented. There is this great value In Its profuse arrangement of lectures and discussions It gives the specialist an opportunity to learn of his particular line of work, yet It brings him from his little groove through contact with other departments of Intellectual activity. The programme for the sum mer meeting this year Is more than usually good and Interesting. It will bring to the platform men and women of national reptita HORACE S. TARBELL Chairman ot Trustees and President National Council of Education. tlon. The faculties of Columbia, Cornell, the universities of Chicago, Michigan, Califor nia, Indiana, Missouri, Colorada, Minne sota. Wisconsin, Leland Stanford, Ohio State and Clark University, will be represented by their most scholarly Intellect, and high school professors, superintendents and spe cialists lqentinea with schools an over the country will address the assembled thou sands. There will be such well-known speakers as Dr. W. T. Harris. United States Commissioner of Education, who Is always a conspicuous figure upon the floor of the convention. He has a comprehensive grasp of the educational problem of the country, and In argument he uses his point with skillful logic and telling perspicuity. This year Dr. Harris Is to give an address on Horace Man'n, which everyone will want to hear. Professor Brander Matthews, of Columbia University, Is announced to speak on "American Literature;" Dr. O. Stanley Hall, president of Clark University, and one of the association's keenest thinkers, will tell ot "Methods and Results of Child Study Work," the movement of which he Is the pioneer In this country. The kindergarten department will profit by remarks from favorite exponents of Froe-bel's philosophy, aud the departments of elementary, secondary and higher education present an array of magnetic speakers who promise much for the success of their conferences. Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, of Columbia College, cultured and scholary; B. A. Hinsdale, of the University of Michigan, whose contributions to philosophy, especially to pedagogy, have been most valuable; James H. Baker, of the University of Colorado; David F. S. Jordan, of Stanford University; J. Miller, of the University of Chicago, and Morse Stephens, of Cornell University, will address the department of higher education; and among other prominent speakers will be Colonel F. W. Parker, of the Chicago Normal School; Professors J. M. Coulter, Albert Small and also C. H. Thurber, of the department of pedagogy of the University of Chicago; D. S. Jordan and Earl Barnes, of Leland Stanford University; D. L. Klehle, of the University of Minnesota; President James H. Canfleld, of the Ohio State Unlver-s!ty; Blshop Vincent, Booker T. Washington, Bishop Spalding and Judge Draper, of New York, among many others. The convention this year is especially interesting by reason of the Incorporation into the programme of subjects which stand for movements of" recent Innovation, but by no means Insignificant. This Is distinctly shown In the great Interest in the rapid growth of child study, which this summer Is represented In the association by a special department. The same Is true of natural science Instruction and It Is especially Interesting as Indicating the new Idea of education as of the united growth of body, mind and soul, that physical education Is at last recognized by a special department and that moral education Is also to be discussed. Under elementary education we have a discussion on vertical writing led by Annie E. Hills, director of penmanship, Springfield, Mass.; nnder art education an address on "Art in the School Room Through Decoration and Works of Art," by Ross Turner, of Boston, who Initiated the movement which Is now being spiritedly championed by the Civic Club, of this city; music as a factor In education will be vigorously treated, and among the speakers Frank Damrosch, of New York, who has bad an extensive experience In bringing musical education within the reach of the masses, will show "How Good Music Makes Good Citizens." A much-debated subject, "Shall We Have Military Training In the Schools?" promises to receive capable treatment from Dr. D. A. Sargent, director of the Hemenway Gymnasium. Harvard College, and the newly organized department, "School Administration," has taken up among Its numerous subjects the very practical points of Teachers' Pensions, and School House Architecture. The National Herbart Society will hold two open sessions during the convention. Some Idea of the scheme of the prospective convention may be gained from the statement that nearly 200 speakers will take part, from whom may be expected an expression of the best Informed and most keenly alert opinions upon the scholastic problems of the day. Philadelphia has from the first taken an active Interest In the meetings of the Na tional Educational Association. It was in this city within sound of the State House bell In 1857, that the Initiatory gathering was held, and the National Teachers' Association organized, which name was changed in 1870 to the National Educational Association with the specific object "to elevate the character and advance the Interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States." Last year a large party of school teachers attended the annual convention at Denver, and this year there Is every prospect that Philadelphia will be largely represented at Buffalo. Watson Cornell, supervising principal of the Logan School, has again been appointed manager for Philadelphia and the vicinity. The teachers and their friends who propose attending the meeting will travel in a special train, which will leave Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, July 6 at 8.40 A. M. The national executive committee Is composed of Newton C. Dougherty, Peoria, 111., president; Nicholas Murray Butler, New York, first vice president; Irwin Shepard, Winona, Minn., secretary; I. C. McNeill, Kansas City, treasurer; Horace S. Tarbell, Providence, chairman of trustees. Mr. Tarbell is also president of the National Council of Education. IRWIN SHEPARD i Secretary National Educational Association. Dr. Butler, of the department of philosophy In Columbia College, Is editor of the Educational Review, and although one of the youngest members of the association. Is one of the foremost. This Is the seventeenth annual convention In which Dr. Irwin Shepard, the tireless and talented secretary, has been an Important factor. Personally Dr. Bntler is the quintessence of style, and Dr. Shepard the quintessence of neatness. Both are extremely popular In the association. KIDNAPPED BY BRIGANDS Three Women Captured and Carried Off Within Twenty Miles of Constantinople. Constantinople, June 8. A startling case of brigandage occurred yesterday almost within the precincts of the capital of the Turkish Empire. Two carriages, one containing Madame Branseau, a wealthy French lady, and the other bearing Madame Paragamlan and her daughter, the wife and child of a rich Armenian residing In this city, were attacked by brigands at Yalove, twenty miles from the city, and the occu-nants of the vehicles were carried off. To day their captors caused to be conveyed to uonstaniinopie tne inrormaiion mar. ine ladies will be held until the demand of the brigands for 2,000 ransom Is complied with. Nominated by the President. Washington, June 8. The President has nominated Richard M. Bartleman, of Massa chusetts, to be Consul of the United States at Malaga, Spain. EDUCATIONAL TOPICS A circular was sent yesterday to principals of grammar schools, Informing them that seven prize scholarships in the School of Design for Women and live in the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art will be open to those of the pupils who will graduate this year. The competitive examination of candidates for the scholarships In the School of Design for Women will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 15 and 16, at the school, Broad and Master streets, commencing at 9 A. M. on each day. Girls only are eligible to these scholarships. Through the activity of J. Monroe Willard, supervising principal of the Germantown Combined Grammar, Secondary and Primary School and president of its Educational Club, from forty to sixty teachers were In attendance on the University Extension courses in Germantown during the past season. The examination of candidates for the five scholarshins in the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art will take place on Thursday, September i, at the school, Rt-oflri and Jinp streets, commencing at. fl A. M., and will be open to boys and girls. Those who are awarded scholarships are expected to make art their vocation and to enter upon the course of study in the art; schools with the Intention of continuing throughout the full term. President G. Stanley Hall, of Clark Unlver- sity, and Professor Llghtner Witmer, of the University of Pennsylvania, will give ad dresses on psychological topics at the meet ing or tne American Association to i'romote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, July 1- 10, at the Pennsylvania Training School for Feeble-minded Children, at Mount Airy, Philadelphia. Physicians Interested In the training of the deaf, teachers of the deaf and psychologists will take an active part In ibis meeting. Dr. Edward Brooks, Superintendent of Public Schools,! has Issued a circular sug gesting to principals and teachers of the schools that as the 14th of June, the anni versary of the adoption of the flag, this year falls on Sunday, that they devote a portion of the 1.1th of June to the commemoration of the event. Under the leadership of Dr. Brooks and with the hearty co-operation of the teachers. Flag Day promises to become as sacred an event In the memory of our citizens as "Paul Revere's Ride" or the "Boston Tea Party" to the puoils of the citv of Boston. Nothing Like Serges For a perfect combination of comfort and good dress. Ours are especially desirable and in correct style. Genuine Clays $18. As good as Clay, $14. Serges at $12. $10 or $7.50. All with our best work in them. JRETfSSONS TAILQRS. CLQTHlERSand FURNIJHlRS CHESTNUT ST. 316.918. 92a922 Willow GrovePark Terminus of York Road Trolley Line. Daily Concerts 8 and 8 P. M. Innes' Famous Band FIFTY of the BKST MUSICAL ARTISTS In the WORLD on the grandest Baud Stand In tb country. A delightful FIFTEEN-MILE TROLLEY RIDH through a beautiful country. Grand Casino in full operation. The greatest suburban pleasure resort Id America. ADMISSION FREE MOST POPULAR PLEASURE RESORT ON THE DELAWARE THE WORLD-RENOWNED GILMORESBAND OF NEW YORK FREE OF CHARGE ALL SUMMER Concerts Afternoon and Evening. SHOOT THE CHUTES FERRIS WHEEL 200 FEET HIGH BALLOON ASCENSION AND PARACHUTE DROP SUPERB LADIES' ORCHESTRA ' Popular Prices at Restuurant. Boats trom ARCH and SOUTH Street Wharves EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES. Nine boats in Service. Children free on Arch Street boats. Five hauls ot shad to-dar. Saturday, 8.30 and 11.45 A. M.; 3.15. 6.45 and 9.15 P. M. LINCOLN PARK CHICAGO MARINE BANDT cp0E Concerts to-day, 2 and 7.15 P. M. A whole show fitven in the Vitascope. Allyn and Llnpard, Character Artistes. The largest and most novel Shoot the Chute. Passengers landed in the Park, thus avoiding annoying and dangerous transfers' No advance in fare. Round trip 25c. Children free. Boats leave Race ami Christian Streets Wharves every hour. Sunday every 45 minutes. In preparation Pain's Pyro-Spec- j tacle Production, Carnival of Venice. 1 ATTACKED BY FOOTPADS Rev. Charles L. Rttter, sf Chambergburs;. Has an Exciting Experience. Chambersburo, June 8. Rev. Charles L. Rltter, a Lutheran clergyman, was attacked by three footpads late on Saturday night, who attempted to rob him. The clergyman was driving along In his buggy, when one of the three caught his horse by the head, while the others attempted to enter the buggy. Mr. Rltter gave one of the latter a blow over the head with bis whip, knocking him down. A vigorous kick sent the other fellow sprawling on the ground. The horse was then given the whip, forcing the third man to let go his hold. Mr. Rltter escaped without injury or loss of valuables. Young Boy Accidentally Shot. Special Telegram to The Times. York, June 8. George Frey, a young boy, while out with a lot of careless companions near his home at Craley, this county, to-day, was accidentally shot In the head with a pistol. The ball took effect back of the ear. The physicians have agreed that It would be dangerous to probe for the ball. That Carpet Sale That Started Yesterday Entire profits are off and expenses not added that's what we mean when we advertise to sell at cost. To correct a wrong idea, our store will not be closed during the contemplated alterations. We stated in Monday's papers that "The mechanics will take possession Monday, 6th July." That's so, but they won't , turn us out, only they'll be all over the building and must have room to work. Prices are in plain figures. Thrifty housekeepers should be on hand. , 5 salesrooms filled with a first rate stock of new Carpets, Mattings, Oil Cloths, Rugs, etc. V. E. Archambault & Son N. E. Cor. 11th & Market Sts.

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