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NEW-YORK, 81 INDA Y, NOVEMBER 8, .*.M,.-.U PAGES, 3 PARTS, WNU COLORED SUPPLEMENT, 16 PA fi ES.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
MAJOR M'KINLEY'S CALLERA
C0VERNon-i;i.i:cT ATKINSON heado a
WB8T VIJ.GINIA DEI.KOATION.
fjsnj pnESirKVT-T.i.'VT BPBNM a m sy satce
I?AT ANO RECBIVjM BOMS ODD visitors?
TANT X PRRPARIN'tl mit ilARCIl 4.
Canton. Ohio, Nor. 7. -Ctovernor-cloct Atkin?
son, of West Virginia, with ? acore of friends
from Wheeling, arrived here ?it noon and all were
?jordlally greeted by Major McKinley. The
Wheeling delegation was received by Major Mc
Kin'..'" in his library. Archie Campbell m;??ic an
gfeqnent address t'i the Presidentelect, and said I
tie and the other inen bad come n-d as Demo- j
gata or R< publicans, bul as loyal citlaena of tho
rjalt? d States, to congratulate him upon his elec- j
?Jon, snd to express their l Igh appreciation of
hit splendid campaign and masterly speeches.
H v McKinley said ho was moved by the call ?
er.d thankful for it. and in turn congratulated
??\-eit Vlr Inta and Mr. Atkinson on th?- result in
Major m Klnley was presented with a hand?
fonip'v ' grossed eddwaa, signed by every mem>
t^r of the West Y'trgtnia party which called to?
General Manager W. R. \V..?>df<>rd. of the
Cleveland, Loraln and Wheeling Railroad, ae?
C'lrni'.ii-' : by Misa Hanna, a sister ?>f Chairman '
MA Hanna, also called OB Major McKinley this
Major McKinley had a busy ni'.rniii)'. His per
??nnal mail was large and contained letters of
conpratillation from John Wanamr.k.r, ex-Oov
?rnor H'?!" ? -, of Pennsylvania; the Qovernora of
"Vermont and Rhode Island. ex-Postmaster-iion
sraiKc.""- and a daughter of President Tyler.
g:x delegatlona ?ailed. One was the Clrls'
jlfKin'e y club. ,,f Akron; another a small one
fpmpos. d of the ofAclala of stark County, (?hlo.
The latter delegation bromrht with It a photog.
rapher, and Major McKinley good-naturedly eon?
(gated to have his picture taken in a group with
Bx-Oovernor I.. F. Hubbard, of Minnesota, was
acaller at the McKinley home at noon. He said
the plurality In Minnesota for McKinley would
axceed ?W.O?IO. Mr. Hubbard is of the opinion
that th's irreat plurality indicates that :h" people
gf his State understood tin mon y question thor?
oughly, and have expressed themaelvea decidedly
and finally tip,m It.
The Major had two odd callera shortly before
noon. They were little old women attired in
black. Their faces were pale, and they looked
na, but there waa ? purposeful gleam in
Ihelr eyes. They advanced side by aide to Major
McKinley, ami. extending their hands each In
turn, same f-?ur lines ?if congratulation in rhj me.
This is the first experience Major McKinley has
had with po.-ts alnce hta election, and the first
congratulatlona he has had in song from the lips
40i cotnpos? ra.
I?, i?. Woodmansee, of Cincinnati, president
gf the National League of Republican Clubs,
called ..a President-elect McKinley this nmrn
ii -, accompanied by President Leach, "f th?
Altogether tho Presidentelect ahook hands
?with a thousand people, but made no apeeches,
?The day cb.se.l with a Jollification Por three
Jiours the city waa given over :?' noise, parades
and fireworks. Illumination waa general along
the lines Of march, and the parade was reviewed |
ly Major McKinley as it passed hta house. >3ev?
eral thousand people from Aiiianc?-. Masaillon,
Cleveland and other cities in this part of Ohio ;
The Presldent-eled decided this evening to re- !
fnain in canton till Thursday next, at the BUg> ;
gestion i f Mrs. McKlnley'a physician, who an*
pounced to-day that it would not be advisable
fi r her t<> travel before the middle of the w< ak.
The big delegation "f th.- day was i "mi".s.-.i ?if
?the employes of the New-Philadelphia irun and \
Bteel Company, of New-Philadelphia, Ohio. The I
men exiled at the McKinley home at ?"> o'clock j
this afternoon. There wen- ?900 men in th?- party, |
and mai,y of th.-ni brousht along their wive*.
Major McKinley thanked his visitors for their
call and shook each by the hand.
Tj arard "f a hundred letton congratulating
Major McKinley upon his patriotic utterancea
Jn his r- ? ?-nt telegram to Mr. Hanna bave l?pen
feceired to-day, among them the following:
From I'anlel II Hastings. Qovernor of Psnnsyl.
Branla, Harriaburg The most aattsfactory thing
b n rour ? -i ." i ihat you mad? noi ? single
Bali -ke. Von m. ( every question fairly, bravely
Sand most ably. There ???"?????d 'o have been a
<* ng j urn ry footstep
\' :. Heslng, Postmaster, Chicago Never
was th.- country brought f?"??? to face with -i greater
crisis, and never dW tin American :?? ?pie, In their
Superior common- ei : ... ? courageousls to
Um emergency of the h >ur than thev did lasi
W'anamak'-r. ex-Postmaster-Generul, Phlln
t I hoped ai ? . i for a larg ?' majority,
ti-ir ihe winning . enough. Son for the harder
Work of shaping the Ad m It i:- s
) ? m 1 ut you will . I besl \\ Ishi ?
and help ol ? mj self one.
Joseph li. Walker, ne mi" : i ?-??--. Worces?
ter, Most So ::??' .!- ; : ? ntr? inj more
5 nitral ? cod m e?
nti.lly yourself (or h ????? y Mrs McKinley) upon
your trlurnp ? on lhan mj
Andres Carnegie, Plti burg Ko man ha wstched
i nteal v.iti, deeix i ;.i \,- \ lh in I. So one Is
more deeply grateful i?r the result. Everything
favors prosperity to-day. We hav? ordered com
S letton of new works, snd gon? ahead In all our
ifi rred Improven
(GovernorCharles Warren l.lpidtt of Rhode Island
?-Th.-r<' is one universal ex pre? ?n ol Kralltudi to
th?- Almighty for the resuH of tin election lasi
Tocad .. Ever? om Is looking forward i i ? long
perl. I of prosperity during your Admlniatratlon.
I.leutenani-CoV'-; B ton or New-York I in
proud, as un American cltlaen, "f the grand record
you mad?, durina thai has jus) ended.
Before it '.??. .od very high In the popular
esteem, but during (he lasi fen months jrou have
won to an >?? ? n degree ihe affection and
admiration ot .-ui patriotic Amerli u
Kx-Senutor w. i>. Washhum, Minneapolis, Minn,
?-1 have RQ words thai in .,?-?? convey lo
you the gratitude and |oy thai i feel over the
result of your ??!?? lion
Joseph Jefferson. Pitt afield, Mssa l congrat?late
"yen upon j ur splendid victory. Am a trifle late,
ru* neu.- the l- - sine-en 11?re'a lo rour health
?rid your family; may th?\ all live long and
Mills ''ron, Union League, N.-w-Yi.rk-Ninety per
r' '?' "?' th< ' ? .?> i 3, andlnavlsn-Amerlc m \ lei
ra.?.t t.'.eir ballot - for y< u, an : will alaaj be prou ;
of it. Aocepi n,-, personal congratulations. i
-The following letter from General Stewart I.. !
W dford, of New-York, waa received by Major
peKlnley to da- :
' 'i.-.i a* you are ui-.ii congratulations, l besl
Ute *o add ev.'ii a line. Ami .? i want io (hank
Ion for tho leadership thai never falU-d ui In any
<;ri?:s of the fjjrht, and there wen tines when Ihe
' waa hard and your words came as Inspira?
tion. Just as yon said the rlghi thing? then, so
lour message to Mr. Hanna comes io-day, bidding
the people tske courage snd ?o to won. with faith
la themselves and In the future.^J gel letters from
??Id Confederate friends in MonU'tn- r and At?
lanta thai would mal;,> >pnr *nearl glad, bo full
?re they of perfect trust Inwou. [Jlncoln and (Irani
ktpi our country one in ii-ap'iv i -al boundaries. I
believe thai to you Is i-ivi I to?- great privilege Of
Welding together the heartaof all our people in the
?elty of a common prospeBty and a common loy
?lty. Tod.? this win ??. nuise than tob- President,
*nd ?o with full h< <rt I glvo you heartiest con?
Otnar congratulatory utters came from
t'hurles Poster, ex-8ecret?ry <'f th?- Treasury,
??Worte, Ohio; William T. lJurldn, Italiana, and
*"-Iambus, Ohio, N'iiv 7. -Troop A. Of Cleve?
land, part of the Ohio State Militia, has ten
?>r?d its services as escort to President-elecl
McKinley from Canton t? Washington on th?
f-^eaHion of his Inauguration? Th.- troop escorted
Carivid fr,.tn Mentor to Wanhlngton.
Aimer McKlnby started for New-York this
afternoon and do? s not tx,i?,.t to return to
Canton before tho holidays
The p.opie of Canton, many of whom hope to
??ave business of an urgent nature in Wash*
higton after March 4. which will require th<Mr
residence there for at least four years, are pre?
paring to move in an organized way hi on the
National raidtnl. A met ting will he hidd early
next week for th.- purpose of forming a ragl
Went of a thousand men, selected from the
vari.jijB campaign organizations In this city, to
?erve as escort to Major McKinley on his Jour
t*y lo Washington. The Canton regiment will
also occupy th?- post ?,l honor, according to a
?**l paper, in the parade on Inauguration Day.
?e company will be handsomely uniformed
gd carefully drilled. Tho two companiee of the
jg*o National Guard will lead the Canton con
9"4fe&t In Washington. In addition to the uni
t^?lE*H???J, "f l'000- ihtr" wm be several
?h Vv-1 kS of Clt????? frtrni Canton and vicinity
at.Washington on Mardi 4
irr-i?iV'i1'?' n,),,,Jrt?- of Kentucky has tel?
?JSl'u r> Maj"r McKinley that the futa is se?
curely RepuMicaa i,y 47.-,.
CANDIDATES Fou THK CABINET.
THE NAMES OF CHAIRMAN II \ II. ?.. K. JlMi:,' A.
GABY ANI> NATHAN KRANK A!.
St. Louis. Nov. 7.-('onslderahlo Interest Is mani?
fested In this city as to the eompo?l'ton of Major
McKlnley'a Cabinet with the desire that St.
Louis and the Bontbwesi be reprsaented, a number
<>f leadlas Republicans, together wltb several
prominent Boind Money r^rmocrats, bave urged
Nathan Prank to permit his name 10 be presented
as their c-hoice for a Cabinet place. To n reore
?fntatlve of th?? United Associated Presses to-day
Mr. Frank iickiiowl.'<iKe,i thai ih.- matter had been
?UBrgested to him. t,i,t said th.u the question wa? of
Urne '' ' a <-'n"ra,Ur *'' discuss at the present
Haltlmore. Nov. 7 iSpcelal?. - James A. Gary, of
"ii- <ity, a prominent manufacturer, for many
years th?- Maryland member of the Republican Na?
tional commit too. ..,?,1 one of the delegatea-at-large
to the St. Louis Convention, is a close personal and
pol i', il friend of Major McKinley. A movement
has already been started In hi. interest for a place
lu the Cabinet. Mr. Gary for years has heen n
puny leader In Maryland, but never held any im?
portant publie office. He always declined to be .1
candidate for office, bul he has been one of Mary?
land's representatives In the last four or tlv?- H- -
publican National conventlona it" 1ms always
b-.-.-n a atrong supporter of Mr. McKinley, and was
? the first to advocate hi. Indorsement by the Mary?
land R( publicans for the nomination. Prienda of
Mr. Gary think that he will be the nexl Postmas?
Washington, Nov. T.?Representatlvs David Mer?
cer, of Nebraska, secretary of the Republican
Congreaslonal Committee, said to-?iay that Bepre
sentatlve Babcock, chairman of th.it committee.,
Would he Strongly indorsed for n place In the Cab?
inet of l'r?-sl.lent McKinley. Next to Chairman
Manna, Bald Mr. Mercer, Mr. BaSsCOCk had more to
do with th?- ?.lection of MttJOt McKinley than any
one else. When the allver ?a ave was at its height It
was through bis efforts that the country was flood
o?l with sound-money literature. During the cam?
paign some "2,000,000 aound-money documenta were
Issued, under the supervision of Chairman Babcock,
Mr. Babcock refuses to sav anything on the sub?
Wheeling, W. Va., Nov. ".--The following ron
cernlng McKinley'. Cnbinet, coming from a source
? 'lose to Major McKinley and th?- National Com?
mittee, will be printed In "Tin News'' (Indepen?
In this Slat.- the South is ?b-en r?cognition by the
award t.f two places, while the Bound Money I>em
ocrats ire given one. 11 ?s stale-.1 that Cornelius
N. Mils.- of New-York, will not be tba Secretary of
the Treasury, ru haa been nii:;oiin. ?d. .Mr Hill -;.
on the other hand, can b< ftecietary of the Navy if
he is willing tu lake it. John Sherman, it is atated,
will I-- Secretan ??' Stan-, if he will accept It. As
to th? Treasury. Henry C. Payne, ol Wisconsin,
one of Mr. Hanns', confidential advisers, lias the
call The Attorney-Gcnernlshlp will be the pli.
offered i" ihe Round Money Democrats, it lj mI<1
that ex-Congrrssman William D. Bynum, of li
diana, chairman of the National i>e.ratic Pom
mlttee, will be offered the portfolio non held by
Mr Harmon. General Russell A. Alger. ..f Micbi
gnn, who hi ..!> 1 the campaign!) ; r. n< ral. on th? Ir
tour ..- th. country for McKinley, is set down for
ihe portfolio of War. and Governor William >?
lley, of Kentucky, f.>r the Interior. Col Nathan
Bay Scott, nf this town. Is ?<-t ?inwn as Post ma it? 1
General, Thi Secretaryship of Agriculture ba. not
be? ii plac? ?'..
BOrfl LIGHTED GUNPOWDER.
THREE LITTLE PELLOWfl TERRIBLY IKJtTRED HY
THE EXPLOSION "NK MAT DIE.
otto Muhlenbrlnk, Albert Prey and John Kraebel,
three III lit boya, about five year? old each, wi re t.-r
rlMy burned by sn explosion of gunpowder jester
day afternoon. Th?- powder had been pur. .1
ly th.. Republican club, which had Intended to aaa
1: in a panul. |asl 1 r< nlng to cah brats lha victory
of McKinley and Hobart The boss w?-re pta-rlag In
the rear of Turn Hall, gad fourt.l th. ?MBstaf kB I
shi'l. The ball Is owned by youne- Muhletihrlnk?
fath??r. The boys -?<-< ui-.-.i aome matches and !..
nlted the powder, Young Muhlenbrlnk was injured
tiie worst. Th.- fl-sri hung down hi. face In .1 n 1
and he was probably fatally Injured. Th.- two othei
boys, although seriously burned, win recover,
DIED IK HIS MOTHER'S ARMS.
A POCR-TEAR-43LD BHOOKLTM BOT CRUgHED
HKNKATll THE WHEELB < K a TRUCK.
Benjamin Nu?baum, four years oil. w..s killed
almost Inatantly last nlghl In North Sixth-si., near
li.-ilforii-iiM-., Brooklyn, by being run over by 1
heavy tnuk belonging to Von Glenn Brothers,
wholesale groccra, a? i'ark and Waahlngton avea.
and driven by Lewis Kuehne, of No, ?I Walton .t.
'Ihft Wheels passed ov?.T the child's chest and he
died n f?-w minutes later in his mother*, arroi
The child had been taken out for s walk by hi.
mother, who live? si No 10 Bedford-sve., and
while Mrs. Nusbaum was visiting Orrs ? r?; a
Reiner's tinsmith shop, in North Blxth-st., she per
mitted Ihe little fellow tu play on the sidewalk
H.- bad been alone only ,-i few mlnutua wh*n
hi ran to the centre -if lha street, Just .is the
heavy truck cam? along. The mother beard 11 ?
scream? of those who witnessed the scctdent, and
ran ftom the tlnshop to the street. When ?h?
saw the form of i?.-r child lying on the ground
raised the body and then f? 11 backward It. s faint.
I?r. Hm ri.- of North SlXth-St.. was called, and he
f.,und that life was extinct. The body wa. removed
fiutri the mothi ?'s arms and the physician had dlfii
i-uity in reviving her. Mrs Nusbaum became hy
t?-ri'"il "nd was taken to der home, where she I?
;.r< I rated from Ihe shock, which it 1? feared ma?.
r< suit fatally, owing to her condition. Kuehne was
am steii. ii.- told 'h<- police thai he did not see the
child, and the first he knew of the accident wa?
When he fell the Jolting of the truck.
VESSELS CRASH IN THE EAST RIVER
THE CLTDB LINES ONKTDA AN!' THE ITLANTIC
I.I.VER CLIVE IN' COLLISION NEAR
The riyde T.lne steam?-r Onelds and Ihe Atlnntle
Line steamer Cllve came Into collision yesterday
afternoon In the Ka?t Hiver, tu-ar the Battery.
Tba ("Uve had s\v ing OUI from h?r pier, at Con?
gress.st . Brtsoklyn, and having been carried up
sir? cm n short distance, was turning shout <>rf Ptor
10 to go out, when tba OneMa reached that point,
eomlna down lha rtver from Pier ?'?. The Onelda
was dose In to the w< st shor?- pi? rs. and her cap?
tain, William i'hlchester, asserts that ha bad n 1
room t" turn. At any rat... the two steamers
crashed together, lha bow of the Cllve cutting s
dean slice off the .1? rn of the Onelds Sb<- was : .t
materially damaged herself, and kept on down the
river anchoring in th?- upper harbor. Hie dam?
age to the onelds was entirely above the wster
i line, but her stearins; gear was Torn to pieces, [he
steamer was able to gel to I'ier IB, where she
I whlMled for assistance, and wa? later towed up to
pi. r IB. The damage aba auslalned win not ?x
1 ? ls^nosfrtble to place the blame for the arel?
! dent until a full Investigation haa been made. The
el -.. wa? bound for Mediterranean port? with n
e, , rtasiM.TSOn board, and the ('rolda wa. DO .'el
? for Wilmington. She carrbd no passengers.
E\THER AND SON DROWNED.
THF, SKIFF IN WHICH THKY HAD BEEN FI?HIN'(;
FOT'N'D FI/>ATINO BOTTOM UP
Adolph Weiss, of No. M Fast One-hundr. dand
?trrenteenth-sL. and Henry Schwi rgert, of One-hun
dred-and-el?ihteenth-s?. and Plrst-ave , Whfla flshlnt:
In Long Island Sound, off Ttlkers Isl'in-I. yesterday
1 morning, found an overturned fMt-bottomed i.klfT
' Boating OH lha water. They pulled It to Kahl Oue
I hundrcd-ond-tenth-?t. In the boat were a pair of
j oars marked MP. w." end "K. ?'.." a BBblng k?aaket,
,-.,n'.iliiliiK bait, etc.. a canvas bnK mark- .1 "H M .
I containing a flshlnK-rod, and a peaja.-k.-t, In Whli I
' war. an identin.atii.M card with the nam.- Petar I
! M.'f-saker. of No. Gl? Baal On.-hundred-.-ind-slxly
I nintb-eL written upon It. These things were
! turned over to Policeman Witzel. of the Fast (?ne
I hundrcd-and-foiirth-st. ?tatlon, who reported the
A message was sent through the Morrlsanl.i ?ta?
tlon to the address given oil the catd, and last nlpht
lohn H Maaaaker, a ?on of Pater ?'? ll?vaaalwr, went
t?) he Beat lOne-hundred-and-rourth-aL atat^km and
?Uttrtcd all the article.1 found. Hi ?aUI tbat they
bel<?nii?-d to his father. Peter B..Masai ... r. nd hi?
brother Peter B. Massaker. Jr. forty?!Ive Bridnlne?
teen years old. respectively, who went oui fjehlntj
m Frtday morning from Oak Point, and .-xp.e?- <;
the intention of making their way to Hikers Uland.
Hot!) men Intended to return on Friday night m
the.younger man waa a machlnl.t employed In the
li^vnrl rentrai yarda al Mott Haven.
NB??iTman ? un?ubtSly drowMd by the over
tu?n i'K of the beat, as neither had been heard from
laet n&ht Both of them were married.
OEN.LEE WAS CALKED HOME.
THE PRESIDENT WANTED INFORMATION
to Congress for a.
arry oui the neu
tl HIS t,
I". Il It
IT is BEUKTED IN WASHmOTCK? THAT MR.
CTtCVaXATtTD rimaros to mcvotk a
i. vu se part op ins irnaAOi to
Tin- ISLAND Tu--.n'-.i,i,i(?\.
'nr TTLBonAsn t. nit: nuaux*.]
Washington, Nov. 7,-The fact has come to
light that Consul-Oeneral Lee is here In obedi?
ence to a aummoni from th? State Department.
He did not come on a mission of eelf-convenleni .
Tills piece of Information is of much interest.
It was announced ibis week at the White House
thai President Cleveland bad begun work on bis
message t?. Congr? as, General Lee'a coming just
now must, then fore, be t" acquaint the Pi si
?I'tit with the true situation In Cuba. As related
In these dlapatchea last night, the General has
n?'\or submitted a report t" tin- State Depart?
ment mi Cuban affairs, except on minor ami
It is ban. ,| ',, day that he did not, as has been
announced, leave a written report at the Btate
Department yesterday when he railed on Beere
tary Olney. The Intelligence conveyed lo the
Secretary and later t.. Hi-- President was com?
municated verbally again to-day. The Consul
General waa at the White House in conference
with the President. II" waa also g visitor nt the
Navy Department, being in consultation wim
Secretary Herbert for m ire than an hour. This
latter can has occasioned no little speculation, as
the Naval branch of the Government is not
mixed up In Cuban affairs. With Btudled resolu?
tion Secretsry Herber! has endeavored ti"t to
have the Navy Involved one way or the other In
reference t?i Cuba. As is well known, the h??me
squadron has not been south of Hampton Roada
for over a year.
That General Lee sh.'uid reach Washington
nt th" time when the President is engaged in
writing out the tlrst pages of his annual report -
which, according to custom, will refer lo the
roontry'a foreign relations is significant In
the Judgment of well-Informed persona, the ?' n?
Bui-General iu here to Inform the President thai
the revolution in Cuba is making no headway,
that there is no promise of rn early ending of
the struggle, and thai as long as hostilities ron
tinue American trade aith the island will be
.?> rtously Injun d.
iN.iisri.'i: TO AMERICANS
A private letter r.Ived here to-day from
Havana saya thai ihere has recently been ex?
asperating Interference there with American
commercial Interests, and thai Bpanlah officiais
bave bee?? gccui d of Injustice and pecuniary
Irregularities In the cas.? .?f American vessels.
This subject, n is said, Is of Buch Importai.
as to demand the attention of the State l?. part?
ment. The letter says thai General 1. la fa?
miliar with the f.i Is, and has promised t.. lay
them I" fore Bei retary Olney. Thla must be an
other and a new topic which the Consul General
will discuss rlth the auth rltlea Of course,
these matters are onlj a few of those which
make this Government deeply Intereai I In what
is going on in Cuba.
It .in be said thai th4 Presiden! purposes to
discuss Cuban affaira aomewhal exhaustively In
hla message tn Congr? is Th* resolution ??(
the Senate and House relating t" the r< 'ognl
t!??n of the belligerents has never been raferr? i
to b>-1' P: - i ..' Since Ma adoption Ib? i
lutlon bus been In a pigeonhole al the Btate
?Department The nubjecl will, Indeed, he the
ni"st Important f< itun of th< measage nol -
cepting ths relations of lh? country with Tur?
key. It nould be the merest speculation lossy
lust what the Presiden! will write, but ihe pre
diction ? ?:. .1 safe one fr"tn wbal ? :? ?i he
learned thai he will recite some Interesting
facts, and thai his statements will be based
upon the reporta which General !.??? his n i?le
.-n his two visits i" Ihe White House yesterday
A bub official expressed the opinion this af
lernoon thai ths President will apeak rather
.trij.ii.it I. a! !\ "it the Cuban eltuatlon In ho far as
the rebellion on the Island affecta American In
??: is, particularly those <>t a commercial na?
ture. The official said that the preceden I ?
lished by General Grant In ibis relation would
!"? u guide t,. Mr, Cleveland. He'also said lhal
the President had never favored ihe Ides f
ie?-..Kiii/.li.g Hi- belligerents, us he doubted both
Ihe right and the advlsabllit) of thla country !
thus Interfering with the domestic affairs <>f a
friendly Power He believed thai Mr. Cleveland
would lay the facts before Congrasa and nay, In
hla message, thai in -oca left the settlement
..r the question lo the wldei discretion of that
body. This waa th.urse pursued In the cams
? ?i Hawaii, aftei the failure uf the attempt t"
restore the ex-Queen t" the tin..ne The ..til
rial ?us asked what be thought Congress would
do, what action it would take, n the Pwsl
d nt'i message allowed that Ihe situation In
Cuba was as bad f"t American Interesta sa bus
been reported. II" replied:
"<tongres? a ill give din '
dent v bl'h will be quite
Having submitted the cast
.1 ?- i?. ,ii. the Presldenl uin
1K>\\ THE WAR IS BRING PO?OHT.
To-day <!"ti?'t'il Lee gave out some Interesting
Information relatl ?? to ihe sit rngth "f the Span?
ish army In Cuba, and that of ths Insurgents,
The army now u ider General Weyler has been
aasumed to overshadow thai of the struggling
men antler Macee?, but thai It conaiated ol such
overwhelming numbers was no! Imagined.
General t<ee ahowa thai al present the total
forcea under the Insurgents <io not ex?.i ??'?
Him in. ti. Opposed to them ;ire '.'Ih.ihmi finely
armed, well drill? d. regular soldiers of the Bpan?
lah army. Tin-.'-' men ara nol actively i;i the
field engaa -.1 In ''m tm: and fighting Insurgent
bunds, but comfortsl>lj quartered In lb? towns
and villages i i" the Island. General !.???? Bh??ws
thai possibly i? ? >t ."?.ihhi men "f the Spanish
army are to-daj irond - ??'in of the loa ns. and
this hat been the .use since ihe war began two
yean ag... The insurgents, on the other hand,
?ire ;tiw.'i\s tn the front, energetic and active,
and ready to n.i the foe. The commander
, f this groa! bodj of spaln'B troops sits placidly
in hla quarters al Havane and spends hla time
playing with his children and directing the
movementa of bis troopa by telegraph and
Win ii ibis method of carrying <>n mi aggres?
sive campaign la considerad '<? military men,
it is no wonder to th m thai th'- war In Cuba
has been prolonged BO far. or that Its end. with?
out Intervention by the I'niied states, cannot be
1 NEWSPAPER VAN'S ODD WAOER.
PftKOgRICg BUKKJB WILL I.KAVB Tim cointuy
m:?- Ai'.-i: BRYAN w.\s DgP*aUTKD. '
Milwaukee?, Wh?., NOV. 7. -There ?rill ba a de?
crease of or.?- in the population sa a result of the
election. Frederick Burks, a heal newspaper man,
bot." months ago agreed to leara the country in
th- evenl of McKlnley'a election. Frank DonaM
bod, with ?ahom h<- made the stmnge sragsr, ?ailed
on Mr. Burke yestsrdsy and reminded him of his
duty In the matter. It w.is agreed at the ti???.- tbc
WSger WSS mude that the loser should have until
January 1, UK, to arrange his attira. SpeaMng
of ItH wager vesterdav Mr Burke said- "1 Intend
to carry it out to the l.tter, and shall leave Mii
ua'ikei? on January L Mr. Ponnldson, with wh>.m
I in-oie the wager, is ens of niv best frlemls. and
w Intend to travel from this city to New-Orleana
by carriage. Prom than I will take a beat and
le.-v the country. 1 have not ?b-termlned where I
eball go as yet, but probably to one of lh.- South
A morir?n ceuntrl? %."
THE ELECTION DROVE HIM To SUICIDE.
Decs tur, Mich.. Nov. 7.?Albert Coillns, of Mon?
d?n, was so disappointed over the result of the
Presidential election that he committed suicide by
BRIGHTER DAYS FOR LABOR.
THOUSAND! OF DNBMPLOTBD H ANT'S
BULL? ami BHOPB OiNTiviK TO start DP
THROUGHOUT THF nii\TRV A? A OTjrggg
i)i'K.W'i: OF THE OREAT SOi'NO
Pittsbtirr?:. Nu',-. 7. -Gregter gctlvltv hi appar?
ent In the Industrial institutions alnce Wednen?
day than at any time during th?- year. Every
mill nnd workshop In Pttteburg 's ojieratlng
nit.ro actively ?.r is preparing i" .start on Mon?
day, a number <.f departments which have
been entirely Idle or operated spasmodically
since th?- summer shutdown 'ill be In ?>p?-ra
tlon next i.k. Tl.nly Industry which has
not y. i f..?t the thrill of reviving confidence in
window-glass. Activity in thl. line is delayed
because of tin- Inability of the workers and
manufacturers t<? agree on the wage seal.-, it
is thought that a conference v 111 l?e called soon
and an aur. emenl reach d.
James McRea, flrsi vice-president <>f the Penn?
aylvanta linea, aaya that ra?roevrla are prepai
Ing to carry onl plans for Improvements which
have !... h held l?ack for several months, and
contracts aggregating ii rge sums In vain.? will
be !--t shortly r? i- extensions, bridgea and sup?
Moundsvtlle, \v. Va.. Noy. 7.?Revival of busi?
ness among the factories here is closely follow?
ing McKlnley'a election. The Foatoria Rlass
wmks. employing 300 men, goes <>n full tint?? it?
?'?'i' department Th.- Ship Valley cotton
weaving mills, ldl< f..i- thl?' year*, have been
purchased hj Rand. Brothers, -.f Wheeling, hh?1
will start on Monday. Improvement in trade
is reported amone, other manufai turen?.
Wari.-n, Obi., Nov. T. Th.- Th.m?as furnace,
nt Nib?:, employing 290 men, will resuma work
:is s.,..p a- preparations fan be made. Rail?
roads through Warren report an Increase of
over in per ?<-nt tn or? and cnk?. ahlpmenta
sin.-.-, the election. The Aetns Foundry Com?
pany baa just received two large ordern, one
of hi.h was held pending lha ??.?suit of the
Toungstown, nhio. Nov. 7.-The Lloyd Booth
Companj has received notice from the Sharon
St.. i Company tt-at it has secured a contract
for sIimhmi nrnrth of machinery for what |.
known as th?- finishing end of the Mammoth
i plant. Th.- company has ais,, received
other orders strut- the election which Rill keep
it ?? extei -?v.. foundry and machine shops work?
ing day and night f..r- months.
Maeelllon, eh'... Nov. 7 The Mutllns Coal
Company will open four new mines In the Mas
sillon district, and work will begin en one al
once, The cause of the venture la the election
Muskegon, Mich., Nov. 7 The Alaska Befrlg
erator Company, the largest refrigerator factory
In the World, will resume work Monday after be?
ing Idle all summer. The company has ?1,1)110,0110
t., 1,000.001) feet of hardwood lumber ready for
llati manu fact un It employs from .*Ul0 to
I-".' hands, and It? annual ..input Is ito.ooo re?
frigerator* The Kelly Brothers' Manufacturing
Companj la completing negotiations for the
manufacture of ?.ihsi |<-.. boxes, orders for which
placed recently contingent on McKlnley'a
Grand Baplds, Mich., Nov. 7 -The Phoenix
Purnlture Company, w hi. h has be? n cloaed doe n
To several m..nibs, has started Its flrsl depart?
ment, ami ?io- other departments win be started
i s t week The factory employa BOO men. The
Whlddycomh company started th" shop depart?
ment yeaterday, and other departmenta win re
sume (J ;;. Thi" ounpany employa ?lui
n ? on A Matter Cbmrjnrfy ht?-?
start..l r Piral department. The company em?
ploy? about |i?i non. The Grand Baplds Brush
Companj III itarl up Monday with '_?>x? men.
ah ihe oth.-r forty fa? lories "t the city are pre?
io n turna work with full forcea "f men.
Thi Kamlll factory will double its for?a
ar.d i un full I i. '.' it h .'!"?' men
Lansing, Mich., Nov. 7- E. B. Menl A s.rif?.
manufacturera of st..\. s and Implementa; A.
Clark ??.- Co., manufacturera of carriages and the
i ? n? overall Company have all begun work
on extensive orders, which were made condi?
tional ..n I'.n ni'a defeat, and report a rush of
nee ord?Ts Th? Lansing Wagon Works, which
have !.. ? n ??]????-.I f..r several months, will start
wuh a full force Monda-..
Louisville, K>.. Nov. 7. The B. P. Avery
Plough Manufacturing Companj will pul on l~"
extra hands at once; Bldgeford ?- Co., stoves,
will begin operations Monday with 200 men, the
l.oiiisMli.- Woollen MiiN st;ii' up Monda) with
w..tk for !SB) women and girls; the Bluegraas
Woollen Miin resume operation, the sanv day
with '-'"?i t-in|.|..\.-s. and the Old Kentucky Wool?
len Mill? ..ill double their force; the Eclipse
Woollen Mills will hove work foi 2.T0 i.pie next
w?-<?k, and the Kt-ntoii Paper Company, the De
pauw (?lass works and the New Albany Woollen
Mills win resume In a few days The Chess <t
Wymond Cooiwrage cm.pans is preparing t..
resume work ? 1th 200 nu n,
Lexington, Ky., N?t 7 The Bluegraaa To?
bacco Company, of this city, whose rectory has
be? n closed for three no.nibs, has begun opera?
tions with fifty hands, and will pul on twenty
rive more on Monday. Orders have already be?
gun to come in.
l> kford, III . Nov. 7. The Borkford Manu
factuiing Company, which has been shut down
i . lummer, -.v i 11 start up wllh several hundred
hands, and the Trahorn Pump Company, ?'hlch
baa been Idle for some months, th? ugh stocked
. |th ..ni.-is contingent m. McKinley', elec?
tioti will do likewise Th- Kmerson Manufactur?
ing Company, one of the largest i om erna In the
city, pul "ti I''1? men the ?lay after election.
Rockvllle, Conn., Nov. 7 Kepreaentatlvea of
the big woollen mills In this city, which is the
,.. nti ?? "f il"- !;'"- woollen Industry "f New-Eng?
land, say In Interviews to-daj thai the proa
i?,i. nr,< encouraging for a gradual Increaae
,,r busines. Th??? expect that the woollen busl
,., -win be about Ihe last to feel the effects of
the burine s revival, bul anticipate thai the
,,, vt :, a-.n. opening In January, will show a
?argel increased demand for ttr??"?ls. A num?
ber ,,i mills here have already started up con?
siderable machinery since lha election.
W'.onso.'ket. B. I- Nov. 7- M. B. Hayward
& co.'a woollen mill al Weal Douglaaa, Mass..
which lately start..I on redu.I time, will be?
gin running on full time next Monday, employ
Ing _'? m ? hands.
Hartford, Conn., Nov. 7. The New I ?part
m-.- Bell Company works at Bristol began this
u.-.-k to run all <la\* B Week. The spoon de?
partment of the Brlatol Braes and Clock Com?
pan? is running fun lime and may be work?
ing overtures within a few weeka All the man?
ufacturers lu Bristol report an Improved feel?
ing In bualneaa and fetrt confident thai an era
of prosperity is al hand. Two fjrma are arrang?
ing for the enlargement of their planta
Cheney Brothers will start up their silk mills
at South M m< heater on full time nexl week.
They have been running on short time for sev?
Wit'ihury. Conn., Nov. T.?Seelcy &? I'pham,
builders aad mbtnel rnnkei?, yeaterday began
the construct ion of a lar?;.- brick factory in
South Willow -st. The project h;:s been lieiu
in abeyance awaiting the outcome of the elec?
Galveston, Teg., Nov. 7. -The Galveaton Ropa
and Twin- factory, which has been idle for
some time, will resume operations Monday, and
?111 run on full time. This .'.ill give employment
to 100 oparatlvea
Ksianaba, Mich., Nov. 7. - -Already til? elec?
tion of McKinley has caused DOsineSB to Im?
prove. M'-reliants are Dttjrtaf heavily. The
Metropolitan Lumber Company and the Garth
Lumber company hav.- each pat on I?n? new
r>etrnlt. Mich.. ?Nov. 7 (Special). -From the
manufacturing con? ems on the I.ak" Mi?ihlgan
shore of the State, from the mines in the I'pper
Penlnsuls, and from the mills and factories all
through the eastern and central nortlon of the
Contlaoed ?? Fifth Page.
RU8SBLL SAGE'S PARROT.
IT BXPBJBfWM AI'I'UOVAI. OF ITS oWNKKfc
REMARKS ABOUT Tin: HKACTIKS OF
TIIK blbVatsd roads and
Husseii Page was seen *t his home, No. SOT?
Flfth-ave., last night by a Tribune reporter
about the yarn, again revived, that the Man?
hattan elevated and Metropolitan Traction sys?
tem? were tn be consolidated, and he said: "The
story is all fudge. The statement printed this
morning was entirely unauthorized."
When he was a??ked if he thought any benefit
would In- lb-rived from the two systems being
operated by one company. Mr. Sago rep!i??d as
follows: "I atu not sure that there would be. i
There might be some, but 1 am not at liberty j
to talk on that subject now. it is this way: The
Manhattan elevated road is the one and only
system <>f rapid transit In the city, and It is the j
only one possible, and they may all talk as they !
Ilk?' about the underground tunnel scheme and
all other schemes of rapid transit. T* road
system la the only possible one and the only
Mr. Sag.- was Interrupted at this point by a
parrot, which was swinging In his cage hard
by and which at this juncture cried out:
"Us all right! Its all right!"
hi reply to the question if there had bei?n any
talk of consolidation of the two railroad sys?
tems, Mr. Satre said: "Not that I have heard of.
of course, there has been lots of talk on the
Street among the bulls for speculative purposes,"
"Why should they talk of it, Mr. Sage?" asked
"Why, to make commissions, of course," re- i
plied Mr. Sage, laughing. "If the brokers can
boost tbe stuck four or five points, they can i
make n good thing out of It. I guess the Trac
tlon people would like |o ge' control of the 'L' j
system, but neither Mr. Gould nor myself has
ever been approached on th-> subject. I refused
to s"l! my stock when it was 100, and so did
Mr. <build. The only one who sold stock was i
J. Pierponl Morgan Ba traded it ?iff for the j
old Northern road He wanted to sell the j
Northern road to me, but I wouldn't buy It. I !
am nol buying stock of such roads. It has
never paid, and it don't pay now. I would not
Inve-st money in stock which don't pay, would
The reporter said that he would not. Mr.
Sage chuckled and poked the reporter In the
ribs, while the parrot shouted- "It's all right!
It's al! right !"
II. II. Vreeland, president of the Metropolitan
Traction Company, was seen at his home, N'o.
'-'7* W.st Kichty-sixth-st., and he laughed at
the Btory. He said that such stories had be?'ii
circulated frequently for three years. He said
thai the scheme had nevei l.(1 even considered
by the controlling spirits of either road, so far
as he knew, and. as president of the Metro?
politan Traction Company, he was sure that, If
it had, he certainly would have h?'ar?i or tt.
it was reported In Wall Btreel yesterday that
the Metropolitan Traction Company was to de
clara a ?crip dividend of 20 per cent, bearing ??
per c nt and convertible Into stock at par in
two vean. If was also reported that the Met?
ropolitan Traction system was to be consoH*
dated under a new company, to be called the
Metropolitan Passenger Railway Company.
i me of the chief men In the Metropolitan Trac?
tion syndicat" said there was nothing In the
"ton of a pi i posed consolidation ?if the Metro?
politan and Manhattan systems. Th-?re was
at one time a proposition by outside interests
to form a ' "inpany to acquire both the Metro?
politan and the Manhattan systems. This
?cheme was never seriously considered. Tho
M 'trpriolltsn would nol I.ave joined in It.
BURGLARS BIND AN AGED COUPLE.
THET THEN LEAVE THEM IN A STABLE
WHILE THET RANSACK THE HOUSE.
1' il Besch, N. -I . Nov. J (Special).?Ths summer
house of David Speer, of Mew-Tork, was enterad
by burglars to-night. The thieves, one a white
man, rh>- other a negro approached the house soon
after I o'clock. Robert Rlckson, an seed colored
m.m, and hla srlfe ?rere In charge. The thieves
s, -.?/.. ,| them and threatened them with death In
i',is" they made ?my noise. Th* husband was then
bound and gagged and carried to the stable. Mrs.
Id k-ui w.is guarded by one of the .-rooks, who
held i revolver t.. her head, while the other searched
the house. Oeorge Rlckson, a son of the care?
takers, entered the house just ss the crooks were
ready to .!? pin He quickly released his parents.
and, ifter learning th.-ir Btory, started in search of
the a'Mi,it thieves, bul could not find them The
burglars failed to secure any valuable booty, be
,., -i.-.- the silverware aras removed to New-York
City when the Speers ctoeed their hoana ior the
CM 'HIT BY THE. RISE IX STOCKS.
TUB INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION COMPANY
Buffalo, Nov. 7.?.lohn Allen, secretary and
treasurer of the International Commission Com
I'.iny. announced this morning that he would close
,,ut pari of Ihe business. MTiien asked about the
rx port current IsbI nigh! thai the concern had sus
pemled, Mr. Allen said it w;:s not true. ti,,, bust*
nesa would be continued, but on a somewhat lim?
ited scale. The company bas branch,-s in several of
the interior ?iti.s of New-York State and in Can?
Notwithstanding Mr. Allen's statement, the of
ti.es of the company In this city were closed to?day.
Tins afternoon Mr, Allen s;iid he could not Bay
how serious the embarrassment of the concsrn was
until he besrd from outside points. "Ws bSVS in
the neighbor? tod of IM others outside ??f Buffalo,"
he said, "Thej an? Bcsttsrad over ths Unttod
St.ite- and ? 'anada. At ?ut h -if of them arara caught
by Ihe Jump In stocks Incidental to McKlnley'i
election. Reports will probably com?- from them ?>>?
aire or mail on Monday, l do nol think th?> troubla
is s.r!,irs. but, no matter what the outcome may
be, the Buffalo oili.es will be continued. Boms of
u.otelde offices sill probably be discontinued. I
cannot say which ones until I receive further nd
A speculator who does considerable business with
the concern said: "Allen has been caught m the
wheat flurry. About h year ano he aras caught in
the s:it?:e way, and closed up. It was then said
thai he paid oui 1100.000 lu .i week The s..tn.- Ihlna
occurred thla lime. Th? wheat market went up,
und McKinley'? flection l.-ut an additional boom to
th.- m:irkct. Allen has !.n .i consistent bear, and
w.is i u hard "
Th.. sxtcnl of Allen's liabilities is not known,
but h'- Is credited with i> Ins a loser "on the win
nine side," ami the probability is that he will re?
lamo business ?0011.
DOG'S \ER\E TRANSFERRED TO A MAN.
RBMARRABtJC Bt7ROK*AL OPERATION PERFORMS!)
in A DETROI r nOSPITAU
IMritr, Nov. T (Special).?A successful operailon
was p 'rformed on N. Crayblel, of Caledonia, In the
Butterworth Hospital here, which is beHevad to be
Without a parallel In Ihe history of surgery. Six
months ago (iraybl.d bad his right hand fearfully
mutilated al me wrist on a saw. The atoar and
median n?rvea arare asarly severed, and so badly
torn thai the hand w.?s paralysed. ?Last month he
came here for treatment, and Dr. K. Petsrsoa on
October :'.'? (UltlertOOk the ?ask of removing the lacer?
ated portions of ths nerves and transplanting therein
the sciatic nerve from a live spaniel. (?rayblel and
the .?pani.i w.-re placed under anaesthetlca and an
inca snd a half of each of the torn nerves cut off. The
ends wen made square and tbe nerves from the dog
Lud In ; he breach. Silk sutures were used to hold the j
p .--. ? together. Two or three days ago Qrayblel ?n
nounced thai feeling had returned to his hand, and [
to-day he was able to move the hand and ttngers
quite freely, and full sensation had returned to the
injured number. The dog never recovered from the '
im ?esthetics. The doctors say that In a short time '
th" hand will be as strong as ?wer and the man will '
suffer HO inconvenience.
BONDS POUND IX A VACANT BOUSE.
\Voodbrldgo. N. .1 , Nov. 7. -Two children, while
playing hi O recan? house near the properly of
H. T. Kelly yaatsrday. found five n.ooo reg-is
tsnd bonds that were hidden In the house. The
bonds are now in the possession of the authorities. !
It Is believed that they were placed In the house by
some thieves, who had committed a robbery, on the
belief that the bonds were not worth anything.
EUROPE AND THE ELECTION.
ENGLISH APPRECIATION AND MISUNDETaV
STANDING OF AMERICAN POLITIC.?.
BISMARCK HAS SHAKEN CONFIDENCE IN EURO?
PEAN ALLIANCE???THE INCREASE OF AMERI?
CAN HOLDINGS BY BRITISH INVESTORS
?MOTOR CARRIAGES IN LONDON
ART AND THEATRICAL NOTES.
?BT CABI.C TO THK TRIBVNE.1
London, Nov. 7.?Silly rumors have been ew
rent time the Cabinet meeting that the Qotm
ernment had decided to abandon Cyprus and to
submit the Egyptian question to a European
conference, and that Lord Salisbury would an?
nounce the term? of the double surrender at tha
Guildhall banquet on Monday. The Cyprus story
has been officially contradi? ted. The digestion
of the banqueters would not he Improved by
so amazing and unpopular a declaration of
policy; Lord Salisbury is not likely to choose a
festive occasion for the humiliating confession
that England has been compelled to pay tributa
both to Russia and France before being al?
lowed to enter th? Pual Alliance. Bismarck,
moreover, has succeeded in discrediting all
diplomatic coalition? by his startling revela?
tions. He has demonatrated that the Tripla
Alliance was neutralized by a secret treaty be
tween Germany and Russia, and that the three
Emperors' alliance, which preceded the present
coalition, did noi. prevent one ally from plotting
against another, and attempting to secure tba
neutrality of a third Power. After so cynical
an exhibition a?, this of the hollowness and
sroethltaanaaa of European alliances, a position
of splendid isolation would appear a strong?
hold of power for England or any other great
Lord Salisbury lb not likely to repeat last
year's menaces heard In the same GulldhalL
but will probably discuss the Armenian ques?
tion on the line defined by M. Hanotaux In
the French Chamber. He may also foreshadow
the speedy settlement of the Venezuelan ques?
tion, whi.-h would be a popular theme in the
Bismarck's disclosures continue to astonish
and disturb the Continent. The motive for them
Is evidently something more serious than senile
rage over personal neglect or Jealous pique and
r<-s? ntment. Apparently It Is keen discernment
of the d'-cllne of German prestige and Influence
In Continental affairs in consaqwanca of the
Franco-Russian alliance that Inspires his dis?
closure of State secrets. Having Illustrated his
own astuteness In offsetting the Triple Alliance
he exposed Germany to the charge of duplicity
in deserting Austria. The se? ond disclosure re
adjusteil matters, sln??e It proved the sincerity
of German friendship for Austria when Russia
was meditating a treacherous attack upon her.
The practical utility of these revelations In re?
storing German influence eannot readily he per?
ceived. The Triple Alliance la weakened by
them and the Dual Alliance Is rendered mor?
formidable. French critics acutely contend that
Bismarck's refusal to desert Austria when Alex?
ander II wished to attack her In order to give
his army officers a chance to obtain promotion
was the logical sequel to the Tzar's previous un?
willingness to allow Germany to Invade France
a second time In 1875. What Is evident is that
Bismarck, If he continues his astonishing series
of revelations, trill effectually impair the moral
force of European alliances.
The result of the American elections remains
the chief theme of European discussion. The
paeans of triumph In New-York. Chicago and
San Francisco are re-echoed from every Euro?
pean capital. No event In American publie
affairs since the Civil War has commanded
equal attention In England and on the Conti?
nent or has been greeted with more general
signs of approval and -atlsfaction. If the
financial exchanges have been relieved from ap?
prehension of an appalling catastrophe. Govern?
ments and nations have been delivered from
the imminent perils of a new conflict with the
elements of unreason and unrest; for the dan?
ger of the spread of lawlessness and social revo?
lution was discern???! everywhere in Europe.
The general verdict expressed in many Conti?
nental languages is that Republlean Institutions
have been on trial, and that American cltizena
have b..?.n fighting and winning a great battle
In the world's civilization. There are protest?
ing volees from the Agrarian agitators in South
Germany and the Socialist Journals of Paris.
but these are drowned In ihe chorus of acclama?
tions from every country in Europe over the
patriotic uprising of Americans in defence of
Nati..nal honor and existing institutions.
English opinion, better Informed respecting
American affairs than ever before, has been
heartily, emphatically, almost fraternally, ex?
pressed. Cynicism has not been lai king here
and there, but. In the main, the English press
has been sympathetic and appreciative, and
has established a new bond of International
amity and fellowship by Its inlelllg-nt and cor?
dial recognition Of the Important service ren?
der.?.! to the world by American citizenship In
this supreme crisis. This exhibition of friend?
ship has been all the mo-e creditable because
McKinley has never been a favorite In Eng?
land and has been generally regarded as the
Champion of anti-Er.gllsh policies. His post
eb-.il.u? address Is received to-day with hearty
commendation for the dignity of Its tone and
Its patriotic fervor.
The English Journals have greeted with even
more enthusiasm Mr. Hanna's conservative re?
marks on tariff legislation, and have assumed
with precipitate haste thct changes In the ex?
isting turiff will be indefinite!)' deferred, and
will be moderate ami harmless when finally
mad.?. The press of this country has failed to
? omprehend the magnitude of the deficiency in
reveniK-s caused by the adoption of the Wilson
tariff, nor has It grasped the essential fact that
more than half of the Issue of new bonds by
which tS/OAOQAW has been added to the Na?
tional debt has been used by the Cleveland
Administration in making good that default,
while nominally negotiated for the redemp?
tion of the greenbacks. Ever, the most intelligent
money writers overlook this factor In the cur?
rency problem and fall to point out that the sub?
stitution of a surplus for a steadily Increasing
deficit must be the first duty of a Republican Ad?
ministration, um* that prompt revision of tha
tariff for revenue purposes cannot be deferred?
It may be presumptuous to expect English finan?
cial writers to admit that four yeara or com?
mercial depression, a great Increase in the Na?
tional debt, the decline of revenues, the dis?
orders of the currency and Industrial prostration
have followed the first organized attempt to
recast the American protective system on Eng?
lish low-tariff linea Coiilessions which require
superhuman virtue In the conquest of prejudice
are not to be looked 'or, but surely self-re?
straint ought to lie exercised by artists who
represent Americans as bowing down before a
golden calf, and by essayists who talk about the
writing on the wall at Belshaxsar's feast, and
denounce the evils of plutocracy, trusts, monop?
olies and combinations as the direct result of
high protectionism in the United States, as "Tha
Saturday Review" and a few other surly critica*
are disposed to do. It ou.cht to be apparent to
these persons that England, under Free Trade,
has become the stronghold of the money power,
and that combinations, trusta and monopolisa
flourish here as well as In America. English,