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The War Fifty Years Ago
Wild Running Fight In the Shenandoah Valley.
"Stonewall" Jackson Outgenerals His Opponents.
General N. P. Banks' Federal Army Driven North of
the Potomac Fremont's Western Virginia Army Too
Late to Stay Disaster Spirited Encounters and He
roic Deeds at Front Royal and Winchester The
United States Government Seizes AH Railroads Witli-
Fedcral Territory Alarm In the North.
Dy Tannin GllHtCE L. KILMLIt, Lit.
U. 4. V.
"a n m:vai.i." .jack.so.vs
campaign iiRiiln( ilcucni! .N
F Hunks In the Khcnntido.ih
nt!o during tho last ik of
May. I si;'-'. wus a marvel In Its slmpllcl-,
ly. celerity mid success. As usual, for
tune fin unit tliu bold, and tbv bold- ,
I1CSS was .Napoleonic. I
Soon after the Kcrnstov, n light. In
tliu Inst "I'd; of Mnn.li. Jacksou learn
i'd tli.it ii Federal army under General
.1 C. I'li'inont wus iuoIuk on hU rear
from western Virginia with the purpose
of clilnipplug t) Im between two foci. !
one from the loner and one fioni the
upper I'tiil of tin1 Milley. As he nan
nut sticnig enough lu cope with both.
In- resulted lo disappear with part of
III- t loops, go iiriiund Picmnnl's col
iiinii and head It olT ,'ion lurii ugulnst
Ihmks, whu was oii the other front
down I lie willcy. I
While ct ii notice III war. Jackson ,
iiilopttsl two lluorli'i nbout military
oh unions which he oftorwiird prne-'
tli-id with success The Hist was, "Al
wiijh lutstlfy, mislead mill surprise '
the enemy If possible. Mini u licit tiil
stllke and overcome him lieu r let up
In (he pnrsiili mi linn: ns jour men!
Iiiltv the sticnglh In follow;" the see- .
olid. "Neicr light iigiilut heavy mid
If by nuy Hissie maneuvering oii
ciiii hurl your own force on uiily n part '
of your enemy mid eiush It." i
A Campaign of Threats and Alarms.
' The Held of Jackson's exploits In the
spring of I Si'.'.' whs well suited for n
trial of his theinles The Shenandoah
valley between the head ill Stai:ulotl
and the I'olotnne iher Is uer linn-
'.nil miles luug Stniiutoii was n strung
base fur the Confederales In the valley
because It had railway connections '
Willi the inaln Confederate armies
south The Federal forces were strong
on the rolnmae and If not opposed
would advauie up the valley on Statin- ;
tun mid ho ciiopeiate with the tinny '
tlircaionlug lllehmotid. Jackson's duty,
when llgunsl down to Just what his
gov eminent oxpivlcd of hllu. nan to
keep up n scare In I lie valley. Uneaten
to cross the Potomac mid pounce upon
Washington anil In this u'mj compel
the uortlieni government lo maltitiilu
11 lame finw In the vicinity In oilier
win'ils. .I.uksnti was to furnish occitp.i
tlml In the valley fur I'ederal troops
thai otherwise would be sent to uld
.McClcll.iu In ftoiil or Itlchmond.
In May. ISC'. MiClellnn was nd
vauilng up llie penliiKtlln ugalust Iho
Confederate cnpltiik A good slr-ed
JV.lernl at my under (Jeneritl Mellow
ell wus lying- In the leglou Just east
of the Sheii.iudoiih vulle. another un
der Fioiuniit was In the mountains
vu-t of It, mid nnother under Ituul.n
Amis fortllled ut Stiiisburg. a point
iiliuiit one-thlid of the way up the val
ley fioni the I'otoinuc. Jackson was
ut Staunton In the combined armies
of (ietieiiils McDowell, I'leinmit and
Jlutiks Ihele were about hO.000 men
that could liau- been moved towaiil
Uli hiuoiid but for Coiifederale activity
hi the valley. Jackson's force was
iibnit JU.tmti On Muy S the llrst bat
tle of the campaign was fought at the
villain of McDowell. In the mountains
west of (he Willi', between a division
nf Jackson's Luiiiimuiil and one of Fre
niont's uuder Schenck. Sehetick led
J'lemniit's ml vu nee and was co-opor-nl
I nir with llauks, who w-as Intending
to nilvutiie up the valley from' Strns
liurg Inward Stauntou. Schenck was
derealed III the battle of Muy 8, und
Jinksnii tut lied his attention at onco
In Hanks ill Slrnsburg With his whole
fiuce he iiiiirvJiiHl boldly down the
.Tiilley In the illrecllun of Slrnsburg.
.ivhere Dunks' army lay behind fultlll
rations Jackson Mystifies His Foe.
When half way to Strohbuig the col
umn halted Jackson pusted a stiiing
Hue n f cavalry pickets to musk Ids
niuvemeiit fiom tliu Federal scouts,
aiud wllb his Infantry disappeared so
suddenly that even the people of the
region as well us the I'Vderal leaders
,-vveie my sillied. Uelachiuentu of cuv
ulry Kiiaided every road on his Hue of
inmili. und his soldiers mulched so
rapidly that the movement seemed to
be one of cavalry only. It was then
thai Ids Infantry gained tho name of
Toot cavalry." They sometimes made
Uility iiilles In twenty-four hours.
'j-eavliisthoShenuiidnuli valley. Jack
wiirV army crossed the mountains to
the eastward the night of May -- und
ntealllilly npptoached Front Iloyul, a
post KUindliiK Uuuks ou the lluuk and
I'ront Itoyol was surprised and cap
ttfi'cd after a sharp flht the ureuliiK
of (he !i:id. nnd tho hot pursuit besan
The pirrlson of Front Itoyul retired
Htep by step, flRhtliiK valhiutly, but
win nf" Jasl overcome. Tidings of this
illsasler .were carried to the Federal
f-ntups beyond the mountains dutine
Jackson's mounted men lo the sur
prise of Hunks' outposts were led by
(Jeuernl Turner Ashby, a soldier of (ho
Frauds Murluu type, whoso friends
believed hltn to be the s-er If not the
iii'isli't of Job Slifirt To Ashby Jack
sou pile the taxk of cuttlni; the tall
road mid teleuraph between Front
lioyal. the point of the llrst ntliiik.
and Hanks' headiiuaiteis at Strashiiri;
Ashby sliueU the road at lliicktou sta
Him He found the depot and tin ud
JolnliiB biilldlns lllled with I'ederal In
fnntry. Without riiuutliiK the cost,
Ashbv (irden-il a chaw on horseback.
Ills men wetu tinned with sabers only.
A Bold Knight of the Saber.
The enemy lielnc sheltered liv build-
lugs It was Impossible for the assail
ants to ride iinioni: (hem. and two
rhuw.s weie repulsed. At Inst the
Federal soldiers, "who were men of
western netie. left the hulldluits and
formed a Hue behind the railroad em
bankment. Fioni that position they
watched (he destruction or tile rail
way, depot and telegraph. Interrupting
the work us much as iwsslblo by rllle
shuts. Having carried out Ills orders,
the daring cavalryman might have le
tlled with hoiiiir final the field, but
the coolness nf the enemy stilled his
At the ringing call "Follow me!" the
feat less column dm ted neruss the rug
ged sjiace. leaping ditches, scaling
fences until the roidbed was rcaiticd.
The enemy lay behind the track and
kept up a stead fusillade of bullets.
Captain Fletcher of the leading sipiuil
ron was shot ili-nil on the track, and
his men lecolled. The whole Hue then
relienleil, but Ashby soon wheeled,
mid wllh ti few- winds of encourage
ment to the men who had lost their
chief he kiIiI. "Now follow mo." Again
(In- fiiieiiiust riders reached the cm
binkmeiit, and Ashby's horse leaped
Captalu Sheets, n squadron leader,
nidi' beside lilln. Sheets spurred Ills
horse to plunge Into (he enemy's ranks,
but ill thai moment a bullet pierced
his brain Ashby was parrying bayo
net thrusts wllh his saber when (his
disaster again cheiked the splilt of
the ehaige Sheets' men fell back,
carrying their dead leader with them,
and Ashby reluctantly suiiniled (he re
treat Ashby's foeiueii III (he encounter at
lliicktou Station chiikNIiiI nf Captain
Hubbard's lompauy of the Third Wis-
Or.NEIIAL TITNFH ASIIUI, a 8. A., LKAD-
Kll Uf "HIONLWAI.l." JACKHOSS CAV-
Al.llV IN 2IJK bllL.NANnOAII C'AJII'AIUN.
cousin and Captalu Davis of the Tweu-ty-seienlh
Inillatiu. They held the po
sitions from -I o'clock until dark, los
ing one killed nnd three wounded.
Jackson's Hot Pursuit.
Dunks' main army meauwhllo re
treated from Strasburg down the val
ley, bent upon reaching shelter at the
I'otoinac. Jackson Intercepted the col
umn at Newtown, ten miles from
Strnsbiirg, on the Ullh und made heavy
captutes uf material und prisoners of
war. At Winchester Hanks' soldiers
made a llrui stand, u naturally stiong
position ten tulles fiom Newtown.
I'lve C'oufe'eruto btlgades weie launch
ed against It- Hanks' rear guard of
'J.ooo men, under General George II.
Gordou, formed a thin lino along the
crest and kept Jackson In check mora
than three hours. Gordon's own tcgl
nieut, the Second Massachusetts, boro
tho brunt of (ho battle und lost more
men than any other regiment of the
army. Dining thirty-six hours of tho
sharpest work It marched fifty-four
miles und for twenty-four hours was
constantly skirmishing with Jackson's
One of the' Winchester heroes was a
telegraph npetator belonging to tho
army service, Frank Druiumond. He
remained at the key until the friendly
troops were nil gone. The Confeder
ate "yell" ivus Bounding nearer and
,ncaier. like the baying of hounds, and
from nil quarters came tho rattle of
musketry. Driimmond had secreted all
his dispatches on his person and wns
detaching tho Instrument 'rum tho
board to keep It out of tho enemy's
hands when a delated orderly rushed
In with ii tni'SRiige for the commander
uf liberies at Harpers Ferry. With
' one hand on the key railing Harpers
Ferry lie burned his dispatches with
.No answer came (o the rail. Drum
mood's horse, standing ready saddled
nt the door, was getting nervous at
the tiring, and he dropped (he key (o
tie III m (lying duck, he called Har
pers Feiry again and, wetting no re
ply, seized his Instrument unit ilusbed
It to pieces on n stone outside. The
Coufcdernle wero tiring down the
street after some retteutlng soldiers,
and Urumtnond ran the gantlet of bul
lets, only to full Into (he hands of Ash
by's Confederate cavalry. A long term
In l.lhhy prison was his reward tor
sticking to his post
Washington In Danger?
Fro in Winchester the pursuit contin
ued' all the way to Harpers Kerry, on
the t'ulotuae The post was well man.
lied with a reserve, mid Jackson rested,
snllstleil with keeping up the scare by
threatening uttack. while his larue
(IRNCnAl, N P I1A.VKH. D. H. A., FRDEnft,
lOllJUNDKIl IN TIIK SIIFNA.NUUAII VAb
I.I.V IN TIIK HI'IIIMI or IWii.
hliuls of plunder were being removed
up the valley to bis cump u( Stuuutou.
Although Fremont's army marched
promptly from western Virginia Into Iho
valley In Jackson's rear, the wily Con
federate made good his escape lo his
base at Staunton, actually racing with
Fremont for Its possession
Jackson' marvelous exploits nnd the
refloat of Hanks north of the I'otoniac
created an alarm of the llrst magnitude
nil over (he north. A hurry call was
seal oik for ml I It In to suve Washing
ton from capture and half a million
men offered llielr services within twen
ty-four hours. For the llrst time the
Federal government confiscated (be
properly of Its loyal supporters to fur
ther the prosecution of the war. Un
der plea of nil emergency the govern
ment tool: possession of (he railroad
linos throughout the north for military
purposes. Legislative authority for
this extraordinary step had been In
Lincoln's bunds for months, but was
not eerclsed until the following edict
went forth fiom the war department
Wnihlnnton. May K. ISC1
Ordered fly vlrtuu of iiulhoilty vested
by nn net of congrens the president takes
military possession of ull the. rallroaila In
the tlnllwl States from nnd ufter thin dale
until further orders nnd din-els that the
respective rnllrond companies, their offi
cer! nnd servants shall Imld themvelves
In re.idliieHH fur the trsniiportultiin nf
troops nnd munitions of war am may bo
oidurvd by the military authorities to the
exclusion or nil other buMtnoss
Ily Order of tho Decretory of War.
The problem of steam transporta
tion begun to trouble the armies us se
riously us It did the people when mili
tary activities added to the freight
bunion, In the south many railway
lines freely gave the Confederate gov
ernment the rigid of way for troops
and army supplies In (he north many
railroad owners were less patriotic,
nnd to prepare for an emergency tho
United Stales congress, after long de
bating the situation, had duly empow
ered President Lincoln lo lake posses.
slon of any and all railroad and tele
graph lines for military uses when. In
his Judgment, the public' safety might
require It He was empoweied to pre
scribe rules and regulations for hold
Inc. using and maintaining the same In
a manner conducive to the safety and
Inteicst of the goionmicnt mid to place
under military control all the olllcers,
agents mid einplojecs of the lines thus
taken possession of, so that they he
considered n part of the military force
of the United States subject to (be
rules and articles of war. Iteslstnnco
to or Interference with this sweeping
government regulation system could
bo punished as a military offense by
dentil or such other sentence us u court
martial might Impose.
Jackson hud created tho emergency.
Other Eveuts of the Week.
On Aia'y 20 n treaty between the
United states nnd Great Hrltuln for
tho suppression of the sluve trade wus
rutllled In Loudon, Tho nilvnnceguuril
of tho Army of the I'otoinac reached
thu.Clilckiihoinlny river opposltn lllch
uioud und about soveu miles fiom (hut
The United Slates military telegraph
service, organ bed by the lute General
T. T. Fckett. was In operation from
Fortress Montnc to within fourteen
miles of Itlchmond, where the terminal
olllce wus In n sawmill
May "1 M. Moicler, French minister
to (he Hulled Stales, returned to Wash
ington from a secret visit to the Con
federate capital at lllclimouil. Ulstilp
hud been taken wllh the knowledge ot
President Lincoln und the secretary of
On the '.".'il Professnr Lowe's military
rballoon, moving wllh the advance cuv
airy column of the Army of the Poto
mac, ast coiled Mid feet, eight miles
from Illchmoud Liiige Confederate
camps and bodies of tiooia were de
viled In (runt of the illy.
m -wv vfjjlv
(Continued from Page 1).
qtii-hiloned wintrier IJ m woull
bo . tiling to ac-")' Hie Jan's p:i l.iit
as IltcckonH ronn !' I wr'iiilh In
th.- course of IV irgiiiuen; n fore that
body ho would i'n.
Ar-al Thought Likily.
If fact It Is i'o'i '.U-'pI likelv tlml
l."1 government .a 'ake nf 'iiir.il.
I'ui.tfitly follow.'!? llio ri'ti litis- f "h"
vriulct this ino.'t'.iur. Afanei Iilit'm:
Bi- is.- nnd nnkdl tiint iiih new-rii'-icHt's
oc 'ptlons to the M'rlirt in Hit fuels
li-i noted. Atto -kvh oliaiti iiiiJ lrH
s' mndo similar ruiueos but ilitlud
tli"t their move was ti.lfcn ineioly ns
n li rnmllty for co' igt mi iti'i :i
lirl-o In (he fuliir;.
V nllo tho ass-1 -- wiliuill n if (he
ll 'er(y was on'v nbout .." .' 'hi c-ni.it
ml lor Iho KovuMiuotr nnil Ipiiii-d a
vt'.O'ct or bet wool ? . .'!. tiul $i,u,(i i j
Tuc tlgures nddu- J ipirnri mgre
mi Ily tltosu gii-r by I'm nlvnets p
1".' s than the Si : en uf llie KOein
i'l"i i h wltncs.icj.
V lu" Is Left.
Tho tract contain 'ID.I Hi.ii.ira
feet. Tho tract Included In tno llrst
t'ondomnntlon suit, for which tho Jilrv
nwnrded tho owners ItS'.nO'J, conlalna
J in Biiunro feot. Th.j noiircinr nt on
mado by, the government, uf Wlhiot
wuh to purchase a total of 2IJil2
squnro reot. 'i his leaves now only tho
sum of $143,320.18 wherewith lo bnv
the remaining amount, of 11,271
Bqunro feet, with Its Improvements.
ah tno tacts in tho cojc. together
with his own opinion, must nrrv he
submitted by Attorney Creckons to
(ho A((orncy-Gcncrnl nnd iho Secr-s-tnry
or tho Treasury nt Washington,
D. (J and t!io decision as 'to whether
all appeal shall bo tnken In (ha lues-
etit suit will bo mndo by those nniclnls.
ino District Attorney's cinoii on ull!
of c-ourso lmvo rnnsldernble wclrint In
iiuiipncing this ilcclAlon.
Verdict at 10 o'clock.
Tho raso went to tlin Jury shnrllv
after 2 o'clock yestordnv nfternonii.
und Iho sonled verdict was handed In
at s .in o clock Inst evening. This was
opened nt 10 n'clnck this morning.
Judge Dole announced that In reach
ing llielr linn! conclusion the Jurors
nan nxptcsHcn ilouht whether tho ilnm-
nge to llxttiri'R awarded to (ho Hawaii
an Trust Company should bo Included
In Iho grnnd lotnl. and (hat the court,
ufter a conference with counsel for nil
parties Interested, ruled that nmnnni
Miould bo a part of the general figure.
Iho Jury consisted or the follow,
lug: XV. It. Coombs, foremnn: Man
nlo I'hllllps. Kddlc McCorrlstun, i:d
ward l. O'Hrleu, Airred Hocking,
r'rnnk 0. Hojer, J. 1'. Itego. Charles
I.udwlgscu. A. J. Greene, II, Fere
Irn. John ColTeo and S, Hlckerton.
Tho virdlit was as fullons:
"We, the Jury In the iibove-entltleil
case, upon lb Issues framed (herein
helween (he plnlnllix tho United Htntes
of Ainerlcn. nnd the respondents Her
bert Austin, 'Walter Austin und Kdlth
Austin, II. Cushirinn Carter, trustee;
lh Hunk nf ItjwsilU. Ltd ; Charles Jt
Cooke, Ltd.. hml the Hawaiian Trust
Company. Ltd., flnfl the following vir
diet i '
"First Thnt lb fair market value
on December 2.1, 1S10, of the hind and
periniiiu'iit hnproiemiiits thereon upon
Hie niuthenst side of Fort street, be
tween King und Merchant streets. In
Honolulu, die nrea whereof Is 3490
square feet as shown upon the map In
evidence as Kxlilblt A, was the sum
of seventy-one thousand six hundred
seventy-nine und 82-100' dollars, which
stun we herehy npHrtlon between and
awaril In (lie several purdes In Interest
on this trial as follows:
"Award No. 1 To Herbert Austin,
Walter Austin and Kdlth Austin, In
dividually and ns trustees under tho
will of James W" Austin, deceased, the
sum of StC114.li:, as compensation for
their Interest In the suld land and Im
provements und rentals iiccrulng to
them under the outstanding leases.
"Award No. 2 To K. Ciishmiin Car
ter, trustee for the Cummliis Kstate,
lie sum or tbbiiu, as run compensation
for his Interest In the said laud and
Improvements and rentals accruing to
liiiu under the outstandlmi leases
"Awurd No. 3 To the Hank of Ha
w'ull, Ltd., the sum of I879D.C0 as com
pensation for Its Interest as lessee un
der the lease made by James W. Aus
tin to i:, A. Jones, October I, 1&9.1, and
nsslKiied by Jones to the Hank of Ha
waii, Ltd., December 37, 1SII7
"Award No. 4 To Charles M. Cooke,
Ltd, the sum of $4453,06 us comnen-
sutlon for Its leasehold Interests held
under the lease made to It by the Hank
of Hawaii, Ltd., Junuiiry 1C, 1909, nnd
the leusii niuilu by-H. A. Jones to C M.
Cooke, September 1, 1894, assigned by
i .11 Cooke to Onirics M. Cooke, Ltd ;
nnd the lease innde by the Cummins
Kstnte to Charles JI. Cooke, Septem
ber 1, is9j, unsigned by C. .M. Cooke
lo Charles M Cooke, Mil.
"Awurd No. B To the Hawaiian
Trust Coniiuny, Ltd, the sum of 3,
7r.: 24 as compensation for Its lease
hold Intirist under tho leuse made to
It by the Hunk of Hawaii, Ltd., Au
gust pi, 1905,'nnd Hie lense made to It
by Charles ,M. Cooke, Lid, Angus! 19,
1905. mid t,(, ,.w mndo to It by (he
Austin IXate. April 14, 1910, mid tliu
lease made to It by the Cuininliis lis
tato, dated August 19, 1905.
"Second We further uwnrd to tho
Hawaiian Trust ('ompnny, Ltd. us tho
iinioimt nf clumngo Hint will bo sus-
liiluid lij it by reason of the taking
miner those proceedings, being the
dumage to mnvahlo fixtures by way of
diliic-hiHi'nt nnd reinovul, tho sum of
"Third Wo find thai all of tho In
terests of John A. Cummins, Kupeku
M Cummins, Chatlcs Malum and Hat
tie Mains' In the' property Is luild and
nw md by tho defendant II. Cushmnn
I farter, as triislee, und (hut (he awurd
made herein (o II. Cushmaii Culler,
j (rustee, covers ull of (he Inteicst held
i by the said Jo'hn A Cummins, Knpekn
it cummins, Charles Mohne and llut
tle Malum In und to said property.
"WAl.THlt It COOMH.S.
Mrs Hannah Saunders, 7B years old,
Is dying In tho Fordliniil hospital, iw
York, fiom exposure, the result of ilt
(Ing for (wo days on the sidewalk be
side her meager household furniture In
front of a Thin! nvenue tenement from
Which she wus dispossessed.
M DU1 ILtid
wood jul). Perxedtly aged,
to prevent Liliousness.
Every LoCble is Pasteurized. vVhen it
J i 1 1 2 ' l
reaches you in ue
See tfidt crtrwn or cork
is branded ' " Sciitz." '
Hj7 m jL Hr . Hv HF HV w' r
That Made Milwaukee Famous,
One Filipino, recruited from the wild
and Jungle fastness of tliu Island of
I'unay, In the Philippine group, tuwork
on Hawaiian sugar estates, fulled to
show up with the delegation of llttlo
brown brothers to arrive at Honolulu
yesterday afternoon as steerage pus
sengcrs In tho Toyo ICIsen Kulshu liner
A case of smallpox broke out among
the butch of Filipinos soon ufter (he
big liner sailed from Manila. Ily Iho
(line (he vessel had reached Yokohama,
(he condition of the Filipino was such
that he hud to he removed from tho
Tho Tenyo was delayed twenty-four
hours ut the Japanese, port In consn
iliieiH'C,' In order that the ship might hn
properly fumigated and u i lean bill of
health bo Issued by tho meillcnl olll
cers, The llrst. class passengers were, how
ever, permitted shorn liberty at Yo
kohama. The prcsoico of u dreaded malady on
hoard 'served fur a time to arouse some
nnxlety mining tliu very largo contin
gent of cabin passengers 'traveling to
the mainland hi the big liner Their
fenrs were soon allayed by the thor
oughness illspluyed ,y the ship's olll
cers In their handling of tho ease
CnXltl.KS K. NOTI.KV will return
to Ilumukiin, on tliu Manna Kou tomor
row. MILS. JAHHKTT T. M'JWIS of Hllu
Ih booked lo return homo by iho .Man
ila Ki.a lomuirow,
MISS MAHIKOA, it student of Kn
mclmmohu School lor UlrU, has gone
to her liuine lu Kallhl-wal lo spend
PROF. I A. WA1TK of Cornell Uni
versity and Mrs. Wtilto Were pussen
gers on tho Tenyo Main to the Coast
DR. JOHN COWAN of Kohnlu, who
delivered Iho commencement address
at Oahtt Collego, will return lu Ills
homo by tho Muunu Kou tomorrow.
Mia. Cowan accompanies him.
that you sometimes detect m
Leer m liglit Lotties.
That taste is tlie result of
exposing Leer to light.
Selilitz is Lrewea in the
darlc iilterea lirougli white
Brown Boftle it is
W. C. Peacock 4 Co., Ltd.
Honolulu, Hawaii .
KAHN SEES POSSIBILITY HOUSE
MAY HAVE TO ELECT PRESIDENT
WASHINGTON, June 7. Comment
ing on tho possibility that tl'e Houso
of Representatives may hao to elect
tho noxt President, and In that event
tho Houso probably would be dead
locked, Representative Knhn today
guo out the following statement:
"If there uro two Republican can
didates, that Is, ir Colonel Roosevelt
nnd Mr. Tuft should be nominated by
different conventions In Chicago, the
possibilities uro that neither a Repub
lican nor a Democratic candidate
would hnvo the required majority of
tho votes In tho Klectorul College.
Tho Constitution pun hies lu that con
tingency that the Utilise of Represen
tatives shall choono tho President,
each State having nno vote. Them
nro twenty-two llopublicun Status und
twenty-two Deniocrutle 'Stu(es now
leprosented lu iho House. The re tilt
would bo u stunduff Four Slates
would he tiuublo to vole because their
delegules aro evenly dMded. Furth
er complications onsuo because of the
Constitution, which snys (hut the
President chosen by the Houso shull
reecho a inajntity (.fall the States.
Am 1v J9K
In the ovent that Jioldicr tho Klector
ul Collegu nor the Huuso la able to
elect, the Senate mimes a vlce-lrel-dent
from tho candidates having the.
highest votes, nnd ha acts us Presi
dent. The President, however, must
be named by a mujorlty of tho votes
lu Hie Senate.
"Tho situation would bo badly
mixed, according In my figures. If
(hero were (hreo lending candidates
for the Presidency," suld Kulm.
"It Is presumable that no cine nf
them would receive the mujorlty of
tho Klectar.il Collego and (ho Hou.e
would havi to net under Iho Constitu
tion. Twenty-two delegations with
I Republican leanings will voto fur one
lor tho other of tilt Republican cam'l-
u.ites. An equal number would bo
ci'st by tho twenty-two Democratic
"If there Ii a belt from tho Chicago
convention und u throe-iurncrud cam.
pt.lgn, the flgu.'ea "will proMi worth
while for seilous Hudy. Tliu Huuso
1 us" not elected u President since John
Qulncy Adams, but tlieiu Is no tclllnp,
what the noxt fow months will bring
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