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WEDNESDAY. OCTOBEH P. 1904.
THE TALK Or TBE DAY.
FOREIGN*.— Sakharoff reported a
number of sklrmifh-s on the southern front, the
Jtparese being repuleed; it is believed that an
advance of Marshal Oyama't armies will begin
within a week. -.- A special rosasenger. bear
ing to the Emperor General Kuropatkin's full
report on the battle of Liao-Yang, said that the
main army wa« concentrated at Tie-Ling. - — =
Advices from Moukden say that the hith corn
which afforded so much protection to the Jap
anese movements is being rapidly harvested; the
oaye are warm, but the nights are bitterly colJ.
■ The Russian Emperor has postponed for
a lew days hie farewell visit to the Baltic fleet
At Rev*.. - The Chinese Amban at Lhasa
is said to have signed the Anglo- Tibetan treaty
without .luTborization. the British expedition on
its march to India is suffering great hardships.
I- Governor V/r:=:ht. in a speech to Filipinos
«ho returned from the United States witn ideas
of tamediate independence, pointed out the
Islands' gains under American rale, and that
It was the United Stares' duty to take care of
the people until they could take care of them
fcdves. — — Frederic <u#ustp Barthoidi. the
sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty,
died at Paris. Advices from Paris say that
the treaty with Spain relating to Morocco is
expected to be signed in a few days.
DOMESTlC— Postmaster General Henry C.
Payne died in his apartments In the Arlington
Hotel. Washington; it was announced that
George B. CortelyDU would succeed him about
December 1. " Lieutenant Governor Hig
gins and other members of the Republican
State ticket were informed of their nominations
at Clean, the home of Mr. Higgins. s=s The
Archbishop of Canterbury and J. Pierront Mor
gan arrived in Boston, as well as a large num
ber of prominent Churchmen, who will attend
the Episcopal convention, which opens to-day.
- The All- American cable and telegraph
Hiies to Alaska were completed. rr= Secretary
Hey. on hi? return to Washington from his
vacation. declared the Hush Gurney case a
closed incident. ===== A New-Mexico river
flooded towns and caused 550U.UU0 lots to rail
roads -md Irrigation property. ===== Governor
Odell made a ppeech In BL Louis, at the celebra
lion of Kew-Tork Day. ... Senator Depe.v
ami ex-Lieutenant Governor Woodruff spoke at
dean. N. Y. -■ . ■ . Tie body of Senator Hoar
was burled at Concord, Mass.
<-"JTY.— Stocks generally hUfher. == Plans
for the big Republican meeting at Madison
Square Garden Wire iiruumr.ced. Kx-ChKf
Judge Parlcrr, it was said, would make a r.um-
Ver cf speeches in New-York, Indl-Jia and Sew-
Jersey in the '.ift two wrel:s of the campaign.
- ' j. s. i:.; F oy. the machinist hurt in the au
tomoMls atciaer.t o:i the Var.derbllt Cup ruxe
rourse, vied from his injuries. =^= The people
<:f Nassau County, at a mass meeting at Mineola,
rasscd a vote cf confidence ir. the .Board of Su
pcrvisoi-s for their action in {TT.intii%; a license
lor the Vtnderbilt Autcrr.obile Cup rare; only
en* dissenting vote was given. -..■ ■ Sir William
liarr.sey, at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute.
yerformed an experiment Showing he transmu
tstion of o:ie elemer.i. into another. — : Chorus
■^irls tt tiie Princess Tbeatre raided the dressing
■rooms when it was announced that Miss Delia
Fox had lost her voice and the piay would be.
suspended. _:, . A trustee was named for the
Ftfsrr.bost <ler.eral Slocum. on petition of its
owners, the Knickerbocker Steamboat Company.
THE WEATHER.— lndications for to-day:
Fair; warmer In the Interior. The temperature
yesterday: Highest, i'ft decree?; lowest. 46.
SHEER EFFROXTERT.
In his letter of acreptacre the Hon. Henry G.
Davis ventures tr» reprove the R"?ublican party
for "rehabilitating the (lisappearirj? race issue."
With pvari^alcal fervor and vmctioa the West
Virginia etaiesiasn laments the revival in poll
tics of race distinctions sn<i race prejudices,
lie &aye:
All loveis of their country must deprecate the
r<ntt!!:tation by C<? Hep'jr/.ioan party of a ci;
afpcir.r.g race iSE*.ie at a time v.t<n every ef
fort should be made t" promote rather than
ret.2 the progress which vras being made tn
the States where rlavery had existed toward
kindlier relations fcetv.-een the two races. The
revival of tfcjj Usse, with all its attendant evils,
must of necessity retard the development of the
toutiiern State*, who?e people are struggling
saSjßfu critl) conditions itft by the war, and
serkmsly interfere with thfe Industrial progress
sf loth races.
Does the Democratic candidate for Vice-Pres!
doat mean what be says*/ Does tls spirit really
revolt at any end every effort to inject t'j-3 race
ajwantaon ml politics? If he means to nave r.he
public thin* tl:s. be stands convicted of father
ing a gross and palpable decept!on; for his own
reoord shows that lie has loos struggled— and Is
to-day straggling— not to revive, but to create a
race issue in West Virpinia. His recent activity
in the politics of that State has been directed
m&lsly to developing an outcry for negro dis
frajjcbiseraent- ••£ white man's government" is
the slogan he has sounded, and in a community
which hat never challenged iht princl] man
hood euffrage be has been the leader in a move
ment to strip the negro of the ballot, not be
cause he is Illiterate or degraded or imperils
wen remotely the maintenance of white su
premacy, but simplr and solely because bis skin
is black.
In recent Democratic State conventions and
on the stump Mr. Davis has gone on record as
advocating an exploitation of the race israe. He
belieres that West Virginia should foil Mary
land's example In disfranchising the almost
negligible negro element in its population. And
•or what purpose.? Merely to incite for selfish
political advantage a smouldering prejudice
against the negro Bad to inflame the very pas-
Siont which, be tells us in Lls letter, will "re
"tard, rather than promote, the progress made
•toward kindlier- relations between the two
"races."
How little esei »:L is for an agitation of
the question of negro dUfraaehUement hi West
Virginia can be seen froiu a stance at the census
statistics of 1000. In that year there were
247,370 males of voting age In the State. Of
these. 14.7W"r-ai 0 per cent— were of negro
descent What "peril" to the 04 per cent of
wblt*- voters does this Insignificant negro frac
tion constitute? Way should this small and Im
potent body of voters be singled oat for dls
fr#ocli!senj*-n»V Not, certainly, as la Mississippi
•nd Sooth Carcl'.ui, on any pretext of overruling
race necessity. No; solely through a ptrvers?
determination to disqualify the negro as a negro
—to deny him the political status sought to bo
given him under the Fifteenth Amendment.
; la view of Mr. Davls's missionary efforts In
West Virginia, what monumental audacity Is
•■««l«ed la his orotest against rohabilltatla: the
race Issue! It is tru* that since Us nomination j
for Vice-President he has temporarily suspended i
Lis agiuition for negro disfrauehiseinenr. '"« {
second Democratic State Convention, held alter ;
his return from St Louis, wanted to follow the
lead taken in the first convention, held when |
the Vice-Presidential Domination was not yet i
in sight, and declare for a "white man's govern- j
ment"; but the venerable candidate. while re
marking "I am with you. boys, on that," felt it I
more prudent to gloss over the disfranchlsement ,
programme. So the delegates obediently voted :
out of the second platform the "white su- ,
premacy" plank which they were confidently
expecting to vote in. The barefaced hypocrisy I
of this performance deceived no one either in j
or out of West Virginia. But even that piece of j
effrontery is outdone when the father and chief
fouienter of the race issue In bis own State
conies forward publicly with a rebuke for those
v,l:o would invoke that issue to kindle sinister
passions and thus retard the •'industrial de
velopment of the Southern States."
PARKER AM) TEE yEGRO.
When squarely faced by the question. "Do
"you believe that colored voters should be al
lowed to enjoy the voting privileges whi h the
"federal Constitution guarantees them?" Judge
Parker shows signs of annoyance and refuses
to answer. Then be tries to get away from the
Is£ue by saying: "If you have done me the honor
"to read my letter of acceptance you will find
"that that point has been covered."
Anybody who reads that letter of acceptance
will find the point "covered" precisely as Judge
Parker covered it in his address in Georgia on
the Fourteenth Amendment, which led "The
-York Evening Post" to declare:
For him the great bulwark of the suffrage
with the penalties laid down for discrimination
iijrair.st any class in its exercise, sin ply did not
exist. If wholly to avoid the burning question
of the day is to show yourself fit for the Presi
dency, then Judge Parker's address should have
sensibly advanced his candidacy.
Judge Parker's letter contains nothing that
comes within reaching distance of being an un
equivocal declaration for the protection of the
negro's constitutional rights. He demands their
legal rights for citizens in a paragraph which is a
bid to the naturalized voters, having evident ref
erence to their treatment in their native lands,
and can never be thought of for a moment as
referring to the negro, though the Judge may
perhaps attempt to find cover under it. On the
other hand, be has described as "admirable" a
platform which denounces even the discussion
of plans to safeguard the negro's constitutional
rights. Now be does not dare say he stands for
them, and no wonder. Gorman, the Maryland
nullilier. Is here as his campaign director and
money raiser. But, In view of this latest act of
timidity with respect to the negro, and hi-*
evident willingness to see the Constitution nulli
fied in the South, we once more ask "The New-
York Evening Post" If a: the bottom of its
heart it does not feel about this trimmer as It
felt last >ar at the time of his Georgia speech,
when it said " him: "Can a man named as
"'our next President* agree to such a local
"nullification of national laws? If he can, he
"Is not fit to be President next year or any
"year."
MM UIGGIXS'S SPEECH.
The dominant note in the speech of Mr. Hig
pins accepting the nomination for Governcr Is
straightforward sincerity. He squarely faces
the issues of the State campa! o Tj and deals with
them in unequivocal language No unpreju
diced person, we think, will be able to read his
address and not be convinced that here is an
independent, honest man who means what he
says and bays what he ni^aus. and ho has a
gmsp of the problems of State government
wLJch admirably fits him for tin* executive
cCice. Mr. Biggins is his otto master, and al
ways has been. The mac who as a young mem
ber of the legislature had the "sand" to re
sist a newly Inaugurated Governor ami the
enormous pressure of his party organization and
vote against tho confirmation of Louis F. >'ayii
because his individual Judgment did not ap
prove the nomination can be trusted to make
good tLe pledge to the people which be gave
in tbt-se including sentences of his address:
The nation at Baratoga came to me with«
out solicitation and without pledge to any man
or oigaijzation as to my future actions, if elect
ed Governor. I can therefore E&felv
the people of the Suite that, lf elected. I shall
be Governor of the whole people, and shall de
vote n ; y time and best efforts to th» discharge
of the duties of the office. i Leii=ve It to b«
the duty of the executive of a Etate to hold to
strict accountability every official of the State
government, ar.ri I shall not be deterred by po
litical or other considerations from a full and
conscientious discharge cf such duty. It «h3il
be my iJm to administer the affairs nl the com
monwealth in such a manner as snail seciu-3
the cJcanesi and best results, hewing always \o
the line, that the interests of ali the people
irhose servant 1 would be are at a!] times con
sen cd. Suggestions will be welcome, dic
tation repelled, ajid in the <nd xuy mdi«
vidu.ijl judgment alone srnst determine my
official actions.
That pledge Is exactly in harmony with the
whole record of Frank W. EUggias'a official
cereer. H<- has always stood on vis own judg
meat for what Le believed to be right. He has
t>e-n an efficient economist end active in se
curing to the State the value of its money.
That. Is the true economy. The people do not
want to turn the course of civilisation back
ward, abandon good roads, modern hospitals
and improved schools. biA they want their work
to be done undftr careful estimates and their
servants to be paid according to thejr service.
To Mr. Higgles they owe the law forbidding
the cldtirae endless deficiencies uixl basing ap
propriations on exact preliminary estimates,
and likewise the law classifying public em
pi .yes. which promotes both saving and jus
tice. No place puts independence and regard
for economy more to the test than the legis
lature. The tradition is that th> member who
wants to get on must go with the organization
always and wink at his neighbor's little scheme,
ilr. Higgles always »ho« himself a Repub
lican I yal to his party principles, but he never
accepted that tradition of getting on; his ad
vancement so far has been due to bis party's
ue^d of a man of his high character.
In hi* address Mr. Higtrins reviews the va
rious departments of the State government, and
with entire frankness expresses his opinions,
which are modi-rate, judicious. businesslike and.
progressive. He takes note of the Dem cratic
campaign of mudslinging, and says of the
charges of corruption in the State administra
tion: "Wt-re such charges true, 1 would not
be here to-day to accept your nomination." No
body acquainted with the sterling b'nesty and
high self-respect which have marked Mr. Hig
sjns's whole Hie will doubt the exact truth of
that statement. As be says, the Democrats,
after weeks of outcry, bring nothing specific
to justify their sweeping Indictment They
complain of extravagance, and advocate the
very policies which call for the increased ex
penditure. They talk about corruption, and neg
lect t . note how the veto has been used to kill
every bill that has seemed to have the taint
of "graft" upon it. Well may Mr. Higgins re
ply to the abuse of the Democrats directed
against hi* candidacy -
It -.v a their cv. lent hop« in promulgating it
that the people of the State had forgotten th»
circumstances under which they were last driven
from power. I am confident in the belief that
the people will remember that the leadership of
the Democratic party of the State of New-York
to-day in the Fame as when crimes against the
elective franchise ■were committed notably in
Albany and Troy; when the Senate of the State
was stolen: when the courts, through Demo
cratic <u«!ses. were obliged to declare the Demo
cratic State canvassing board in contempt for
refusir.c to obey the mandates of the courts
directing them to canvass lawful returns made
by election officers. Never In the lifetime of
en now living can this leadership succeed be
fore the people! '
The whole speech denotes a true man. Mr.
NEW- YORK DAILY TWBUXE. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBEB__S> 19t&
riiggins h&s b^en faithful to every public or
I'.rivate trust reposed In him. while his oppoceut.
by the confession ot his own supporters, has
discraced himself in the trr.st already given him
and dragged the ermine In tile mud as boss of a
politics f machine which lived on violence and
c-leotion frauds and outdid in corruption the
Graresend machine, wboae mr.nagement landed
John Y. McKane !n Stato prison.
CROTOX VALLEY PROBLEMS.
The extension of New- York's water supply
in the uear future is doubtless desirable, and
ierhaps necessary. But the protection of the
existing supply at the present time is impera
tive. To this latter fact the local authorities
non- seem to be more fully waking up. It is
high Cms. While it Is quite true, as we point
ed out the other day, that Croton water is free
from typhoid or other dangerous contamina
tion, it is also true, as we have ;ipain and again
made dear, that the margin ol safety is in
some places ■ narrow one. Conditions are tol
erated In the Croton Valley which might easily
become menacing and disastrous. Some of
them call for unremitting vigilance, and some
for prompt and thorough reform.
During the last year or two we have called
the attention of the authorities to various
abuses and nuisances along the Croton and its
tributaries, from Mount Kisco to Cr ton Falls.
Some of these, about Katonah and Bedford
Station, were investigated by Mr. Oakley and
bis assistants, were found to be even worse
than it had been possible for us to tell in print,
and were abated Others are being to some ex
tent corrected by the general progress of af
fairs. But some, and by no means the least
objectionable, have been quite neglected until
he present time, when there seems to be an
>ther of those periodical spasms of activity
which our public functionaries appear t.i prefer
t : steady performance of duty. The present
storm centre is Mount Kisco. After repeated
[rgings by The Tribune, it seems to have
dawned upon the official mind that the sewage
of that populous town is not a desirable bever
age for this metropolis. Attention is now being
.riven, we believe, chiefly to the Italian quarter
in the northern part of the village. Well, con
litions there are bad enough. We are not sure
that they are a bit worse, however, than in the
ItaJo-Afrleano-cosniopolitan settlement nt the
wuth. called Kirbyville; or even than right in
the heart of the villa where a huge but ram
shackle livery stable stands on the bank of a.
tributary of the dot There is a little filter
ing apparatus there, It is true, but It Is difficult
to imagine that it serves any better purpose
than to call attention to the gross pollution of
the stream. A few minutes' Inspection should
convince any intelligent observer that there is
urgent need of radical reform.
The question how that reform is to be effected
is, however, not one to be answered offhand;
certainly not by railing against the village la
question for polluting our water supply. We d->
not believe in the right of any person or cor
poration or community deliberately to pollute
a Btroam by artificially conveying towage into
it. But we are not aware that that is being
done at Mount Kisco. People there art simply
letting nature take Its course, and letting water
seek Its own level. They have not built sew
ers to carry the drainage of the town into the
Croton. but neither are they building dykes to
ucey the surface drainage out of that stream.
The former they would have no right to do.
The latter they regard themselves as under no
compulsion to do. They bold that If this city
wants the water of their streams for its uses
it must Itself, at Its own cost, protect It from
pollution; and that if this city docs not like thorn
tomalntaln^theirold system of surface drainage
so near its water supply, It should Itself pay
tho cost of ailing a sewer system.
These views of the ease undoubtedly have
much to support them, and must be reckoned
with In any just nnd Una! solution of the Croten
water problem. New-York must expect t •> pay
tho cost uot only of securing a water supply,
but also of safeguarding it against contamina
tion. If ft had more promptly recognised that
fact, an-l had nrtod upon it ■• ■■• injors prartl
cal Bense, it would to-day be far better »>fT than
it is. But if ii ha« been negligent and Injudi
cious in the pest, that Is no reason for continu
ing to be bo in the present and In the future.
ELECTRIC FREiaUT SERVICE.
[nterurban electric railways which arc twenty,
fifty and even ■ hundred miles in length are be
coming ro common In the eastern part of the
United BtatM at to deserve little notice unless
they possess some novel characteristic. Such
exceptions to the rule are found In two roads
in Eattern Pennsylvania, described by Ralph
Scott in "The Engineering Magazine" for Oct..
ber. One reaches from Wflkesbarre southward
to Eazleton, twenty-four miles away, and the
other from WTlkesharpe northeastward through
Scranton to Carbondale, thirty mUes distant.
The two nre apparently operated by different
companies, but they are alike in character.
Hero, then, aro sixty mile* of double track road,
built on a private right of way, equipped with a
tbird rail and usln; a direct current, but in one
particular illustrating a new idea.
These rfTJKIs carry freight as w*ll as passen
porn. A part r.T the former is moved by steam
in long Ins, but ji part is transported by eiec
tric:ty and at the same speed as the passengers,
In fact, both are carried in the same vehicle,
which resembles the combination baggage car
and smoker often seen in subnrban service
on steam roads but runs alone and not in a
train. Extra seats can be adjusted on short
notice in the freight compartment, but the space
there is ordinarily devoted only to merchandise.
A speed of forty or fifty miles is not uncommon.
Scranton and Wilkesbarre, for Instance, are
nearly twenty miles apart, but the trip from one
to the other is made in thirty minutes, Includ
ing several stops.
When the substitution of electricity for steam
on existing railways was first seriously can
vassed, eight or tea years ago, experts were ac
customed to distinguish among three kinds of
traffic. The proposed change was most strongly
recommended for the Conveyance of passengers
tor short distances and at frequent intervals.
Its application to through expresses was re
garded as less desirable. Even greater doubt was
entertained concerning the wisdom of moving
freight by electricity. More confidence is evinced
to-day than formerly In the expediency of this
last possibility, however, and the experiment
which is new being tried in Pennsylvania should
soon show whether that feeling i 3i 3 well grounded.
It should be easy to separate the returns for
freight handled by one method from those for
that transported by the other, and thus learn
whether the venture Is remunerative or not
Economy Is not, to be sure, the only phase of
the question deserving attention. If In this re
spect steam and electricity are on even terms,
the latter has a unique merit which alone might
turn the scale in its favor. Tho acceleration of
a car or train on starting Is effected more easily
by electricity than by steam, because It has a
more i erf ul torque. Still, practical railroad
men must bare definite information as to the
relative cost of the two systems b*?f. re follow
ing the example which has Just been set
The plan here described is, after all, appli
cable to only a small share of the freight traffic
of the country. Most of It must be conducted
mth long train*. However, after a road Is once
provided with the means of supplying electricity
the latter can be utilized In any one of three or
rour ways. It would he feasible to equip freight
tars with individual motors, tans following the
precedent established In the passenger service
>f the elevated roads in this city. The first cost
■f doing so would be so enormous as to take
°J>«'« breath away. It would probably be found
£u°aper an more convenient to place at the
nead of a train a separate locomotive, like those
now In use in the Baltimore tunnel. Tnis type i
of cnpine is soon to have- a trial in the vicinity ;
of New- York. When once railroad managers j
have had a chance to study its workings more j
carefully than has been possible hitherto they s
■will be In a position to tell how modi may ulti
mately be expected from it. In the mean time
it may be found profitable to introduce the com
bination car on trolley roads that have already
been bought by the trunk lines.
We are not constrained to kerp silent on any
/ita l question: we are divided on no vital ques
tion; our policy is continuous, and is the same
for all sections and localities. There is nothing
experimental about the government we ask the
people to continue in power, for our performance
in the past, our proved governmar.'.al efficiency,
is a guarantee as to our promises for the future.
—(President Rocsevelt.
Somebody over in Brooklyn seems to have
taken this talk of "reducing the navy" very se
riously.
As a specimen of Democratic "economy" and
an aid to the people in understanding what the
Democrats mean in talking about Republican
"extravagance." that Tammany budget of $106,
000.000 for New-York, the largest ever proposed,
serves a useful purpose.
Shanghai continues to be the centre of wonder- :
ful news about events that never take place.
Tammany Hall shows its confidence in the
"irrevocably established" gold standard by nom
inating for Congress a man who Joined the silver
Kepublican movement in 1596 and was nomi
nated for Vice-President in 1900 by the Populist
National Convention ' on a free silver coinage
platform.
The question that ex-Senator Pettigrew, of
Dakota, cannot answer is. "Why Is the Demo
cratic party?"
Charles Rothschild denies that he has ever
offered $.\OOO for a new kind cf flea, but Is will
ing to pay the usual price. Is. Od. However,
under certain circumstances many people would
pay more than the latter price for the capture of
one of the common species.
JEsop would find himself much at hom<9 in
Esopus— a richer sprouting ground of fables
tbaa any he found In Ms own country.
These perf-ct October days make the dwellers
in cities envious of the life of a husbandman—
"a life fed by the bounty of earth and sweetened
by the aira of heaven."
In the last twelve months gold bullion and
gold certificates in the country, outside of gov
ernment holding?, have increased $111.7***
bringing the total stock of gold in the United
States to $i.34&5»6.56i If Mr. Bryan had been
ejected President, millions upon millions of gold.
would have left this country, as foreigners
would have withdrawn their enormous Invest
ments from the United States, while new gold
production would have benefited us little, being
driven away by the cheaper metal. What a
pitiful showing our gold holdings would make if
Mr. Bryan had been elected: Yet Judge Parker
voted twice for Mr. Bryan. Is a man who pine s
party regularity above hia country's welfare
the sort of man to be his country's Chief Magis
trate?
THi: TALK OF THE DAY.
The world's record for boat unloading has just
bfen broken at Conneaut, on Lake Krle. The
Wolvin, the largest freighter on fresh water, waa
emptied of • cargo of &>J3 tons of iron ore in four
and one-half hours, redu<:.n^ by six hours the beai
reoord heretofore made. The total de.ay from the
beginning to the end of the unloading aid not ex«
te.-d live minutes. One bjr one eight monstrous hoist
ing machine* »>.re transferred in turn to the thirty-
Ibres c&rsj hatches of the Wolvtn. while a vast
audience watched tha proceedings from the adjacent
dock?. Not that the unloading of big boats Is rara
at Conneaut it Is to-day the foremost ore port
cf tho world— its ore receipts for July being T56.G54
tone, nearly Hk>,Cwi> tons more an were ever re
ceived before, and this despite the, fact th.it the
movement o.' ore generally this year has not bteu
a* heavy as was expected early in the season.
THE INTERMITTENT HOG.
When the chous ur. hot at breakfast and In: slad
to be alive.
When ray r.Uiit » mst. was unbroken and domestic
matters :hri\e.
When mv better fraction's temper is as sweet as
honeycomb
And. belore 1 think. I'm humming- at a bar of
"Homo. Sweet Home.'*
When ay stomach's brisk ;ind busy and my liver's
full of verve.
When I haven't e>n a Quiver in a alngle little
nerve.
Then I'm ••'■■: the street car and wknn t'other
se.iw art- none
And some q:.i crawls up beside me.
«by i
Ml'
right
on.
But wh^n on my tongue there lingers Quite a Fler~.
le!i oaken taste.
When the future looms before me as a d--1 an!
barren waste. ' ° a
When the rlKht was epent in dreaminjr that, do my
I could harrilv'keep the elephants from walking on
my chest. ~^
When my wife was cross and frnwuv a.n-1 thr rhors
were, cold ns stone. "
Acd I'm envying the bachelor who treads h!s way
7 "lit upon the streetcar like a bump unon «
And when anybody shoves me I'm
an
ena
eeat
h opr.
Learn this '.e*?o.n. then: Men actions oa a str««t
oar will no • l ' wl '
A " •basis for deciding what they are the wbo '«
iihv through. *•*- •"
Oftenesflt Is the liver and trie way things go at
Th>t aplomb** * man's employing just the finest of
Men thtVs^ a Bet ° f durllcates in Jots arid lota of
It's the 'trifles that determine how the human
Plummet aw:: nuraan
8 ° a^aan may ba rorglTen if he act the manrer
And. when lucky chance may offer, play
the
end
seat
: hop
—(Baltimore American.
The current notion that perjury is r M of the
crimes that are on the increase Is not borne out by
the figures just Issued relating to the German
Empire. In 1582 the number of persons convicted
in that country of perjury was l.t'OT; in uo: it wa >
only 1.25?. the decrease having been steady from
year to year. Allowing for the great growth of the.
population, this means a decrease of nearly 60 per
cent in two decades.
"I can't Imagine how you can dislike work- to
me it's real enjoyment" said the father to Ms iVy
«on. "Yes, father," was the guileless response "but
I don want to give myself up wholly to pleasure '*
—(Chicago Journal. , '
Germany has just celebrated the centenary of her
"first admiral." Rudolph Brommy. who was born
September 4. ISM. and organized the German navy
during the first German-Danish campaign In the
«o's. The German navy came into being with nine
steamers, one sailing frigate, the Deutschland. and
twenty-seven gunboats.
Theory and Practice.— "l remember Schemer was
a great chap /or think.ng out plans for getting rich
1 suppose now he's wealthier than any of hi a
friends."
"Oh. no; hi« friends uned the plnns wh he was
dreaming over them."— (Dstrolt Free Press.
In Sumatra the length of time that a widow must
wear her weeds is determined by the wind. Just
after her husband's death she plants a ftVsstafr
at her door, upon which a flag is raised. While
the flag remains ur.torn by the wind etiquette
forbids that she should marry. But ns soon as a
rent appears, no matter how tiny, she can lay aside
her weed* and don her most becoming gown and
bewitching smile.
His Ac<-omalishmem The Lawyer—You look Ilk*
a clever boy.
The M«.&e«*nger Boy (modestly)— Well, mister. I
don't like tar shoot any hot air. but I'm conn.derod
de clevrest jtuy in de'otnce.
The lawyer— Indeed?
The Messenger Bcy-Betcher life! I'm de only kid
in de ru'l mob dat kin roll a cigarette wit* one
hand:— (Puck.
About People and Social Incident*.
AT THE WHITE HOUSE.
[FEOlt TEE TRIBUTE BC1B«.)
Washington. Oct. i.— The President entertained
at lunche&n to-day the R»v. Dr. Charles Cuthbert
Hall, president o! the Union Theological Seminary,
New-York: Commissioner James R. Garneld. Wtß
lan Dudley Foulke. General Oliver. Assistant Sec
retary of War; Lieutenant Emmcns. of the Navy.
and the Right Rev. Dr. Charles H. Brent. Episco
pa] Buhop of the Philippines.
Mra. Roosevelt went driving to-day, accompanied
1 -> rain W. 3- Cowles.
Present's visitors to-day ir-c'uded 'Wi'li'm
A. Day. assistant to the Attorney General, who has
just returned from an extended v:si: to Alaska as
the special representative of the President. He
called to report results.
Lieutenant G. T. Eznmons U. S X.. retired, had
another talk with Mr. Roosevelt to-day about the
concisions of the Alaskan natives during the ■win
ter season. '•' -^
Representative Cooper, of Texas, also paid his re
spects to the President.
PERSONAL NOTES FROM WASHINGTON.
[J"80M IHI TtUBCXE t»tTB*ACI
"n-ashlngton. Oct. 4.— Secretary Hay returned this
morning from his summer home in New-Hamp
shire, where he spent his vacation. Mrs. Hay will
not com© to Washington until later In the month. «
hentung Liansr-Cheng. the Chinese Minister.
rei • iveci at the legation to-day a party of his com
rar riots who have coma to this country to make a
study of American Institutions. The visitors are
headtd by Tsang Hse Nun. who wor« over h!s na
tive costume a "makua." or outer coat of lilac silk,
the color showing him to be next in rank to royal
ty. The party will go from here to St. Louis.
The German Ambassador will reopen the embassy
here about October 12.
Mrs* Fairbanks, wife of Senator Fairbanks ana
Pr«sid. Nt General of the Daughter* of the Amer.
rar, Revolution, has returned to Washington ana
will preside to-morrow at a meetlnp of the national
boar.l of the D. A. X- Mrs. Fairbanks and a num
ber of the members of that organisation wiil l»ave
here sooa to visit the St. Louis fatr.
:ate Justice and Mrs. Brown, who have been
4g abroad sine* their marriage In the sum
mer, have arrived in Washington and opened their
home in Pixteenth-st.
Miss Hildeicarde McKer.na. youngest daughter ot
and Mr?. Joseph McKenna. has Jo ned her
parents here. Mas Marie McKeana is the guest of
friends in West Virginia.
NEW- YORK SOCIETY.
The Meadow Drook Club house -will tie the scene
to-morrow afternoon of a gay gathering in con
nection with the opening of the hunting season, the
first meet of which takes place in the grounds of
the club at 3 o'clock, under the mastership of
P. P. Collier, elected to fill the office left vacant by
th« resignation of Foxhall P. Keene. Mrs. James
L. Kernochan. .Mrs. Adolf Ladenburp. Reginald
W. Brooks. Mr. an.! Mrs. Thomas Hitchcock, jr.,
\V. Scott Cameron and many more of the Meadow
Brook set will take part in the run.
Mrs. Frederick Edey has returned from St. Louts
and has gone to her country place on Long Island.
where she will spend the falL
• Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ooelet have returr - 1 to
town from Newport, where they r.avs be*:. staying
with Mrs. Osden Goelet. Mrs. John P. : Drexei has
likewise arrived In town from Newport.
James J. Van Alen Is In town, and starts to-day
week with Misa May Van A.en for Hot Springs.
Va.. -wri«re they will remain until he sails for
Europe In December. Miss Van Aier. will not ac
company him abroad, but will spend the winter in
town.
Owing to Mrs. An.-on W. Hard's illness, the mar
riage of hpr daughter. Miss N«T.!e Hard, to John
Kane Mills, on Saturday. October U. at her coun
try place at Lawrenre. Long Island, will be a very
quiet affair. Thomas Blagden will aflSBMs as best
man. while Miss Mary Park, of We«rbury. Long
Island. will be the sole bridal attendant.
Mr. arl Mr?. "William IV 0 Field hay« teased th«
Sar.t!s place at Lenox fur next summer.
The r>uk« of Newcastle remains at Hot BBrinirs.
Va.. where he is bates entertained by Mr. and Mrs.
Beth Barton French ar.d other of the regular mem
bers of the colony.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Barney and Miss Helen
Barney, who have been in the Adiron lack*, arrive!
In town yesterday aad went to their place at Kos
lyn for the rest of the fill.
Alfred G. Vanderbilt drove the Venture to Morris
Park yesterday, others on the coach beir.g Msnson
MorrU. WilUama P. Burden ar.d Willing Spsacer.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin 11. Weathertee. who have
been at Hot Springs, Va., have now gone on to St.
Louts to visit the exhibition.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Mclvin'.ey. the latter a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chester W. Chapln, are
receiving congratulations en the tlfsVof a son on
Saturday last at their house In West Riftl-sth-st.
The iriarrias* of Miss Natalie Coffin to Johcstca
TO RESTOBE HILLISM.
"Can an Unworthy Judge Be Trusted To Be
a Worthy Governor?'
N«w-Tork f|
The people of this State have shown many times
their abl.ity to decide for themselves between a
true and a false issue. They discovered early in
tha career of David B. Hill as Governor what were
the influences a^-.J, principles thut he was applying
to the management oi tlie public ultm:» of the
Stata. and they \oted him Rini his party out of
power by a series o* adverse majorities toa>t were
unparalleled in siae '.• the history of State.
J hi proposal now thai is made in Herrick's can
dldccy iv to restore theso inautnees and iTinclpl^s
in ihe ntaie (jovcrn^ient. If this had not. been the
case of a man of Herrick*! type would not ha\r
beeu selected.
What that typ* is Is not a matter for discussion.
It has been set iorth with unanswerable clearness
and force by the cbWf newspapers of his party
which are now aJvoDatinK his election. These. ••:.
cludin* "The TtaMS, 'The Sun" and "The Wor.cl."
nave d-iojaifd that is a judse of the Supreme Court
his conduct has been a "olevrace to the Judioiiry
of the State," a "scandal. and "an indecency."
1 hese Journals have col rt-tri» these expressions
of opinion. '"The Evcnir.s Post." which in the past
r^p expressed similar opinions, refuses to support
Herrick or to advise any one to vote for him. The
othoi Journal* named are either silent about tht-'.r
past ittenu>C9i or seek in varioiu ways to mini
mi z s their effect.
It Li said now that Mr. Herrirk is In the field as
an administration reformer, that his speech of ■•••-
crptar.ee has (he "true rtr.fr." and that his words
are ample assurance that, if elected, he will be a
v.s> ful ruhilc rail *>f what value, are fiir
words Iron such a source? Can » man who was
raiable of doiiij whit these rewspapera say he
did on the Supreme Court hvnch be trusted to be
hnve with any le?s dvi; Sf>n3e of propriety in th >
oflice of Governor? Can an unworthy judge be
trusted to be a worthy Governor? Can a man who
has "dragsed th»- judicial cnr.ir.c in the dust" be
trusted to treat the robes of the guternatcrlal office
with rtspecti
THE PENSION ORDER REGULAR.
Views of Mr. Coudert, Or^nizsr of the Col*
lege Men's Democratic Clubs.
From The Buffalo Express.
A letter on thin subject (the pension order] was
published in "Tho New-To»k Evenln* Post" on
March 31 last by Frederic R. Cou<lert. He began
by saying: "Should we not be Just, even to the
Chief Executive of the nation? I do not belong to
the dominant political party, nor have 1 any psr
ticular ienderrtrss for many of its tenets, nor do
1 htsUatc to dissent from many of the ac:» and
policies of the present government, but I cannot
see anything save injustice an misapprehension
of the facts in the attack upon the President on the
ground that he is paying pensions without au
thorltv of Confrcas. y
Tn the succeeding : paragraph he save this pro
phetic rebuke to the partisan attitude of Jud^e
Parker: "Nor *» " «'*•• « r »**•. to *ive the pubflc
the impression «»»**»• Executive of the nation in
scum* at naught Its Constitution unless there be
some sround upon wnien to predicate so grave a.»
accusation,"
tomlng down to the main question. air Coudert
quoted the portion of the tow which read" that
disability pensions shall be award-i "accordinx to
such rules and refutations its he Secretary if the
Interior may provide." and continued- *
'Ever since the enactment of this law the Treas
ury. in pursuance of It. ha* *stabl!shed rulei
rcErulnt!on 3 . In accordance with which parties %n? !
Present their claims to^^ pensions. One of the,"
rulea was that total disability bo presumed
V* Forest, son of Mrs. Robert W. De Forest, of
Washington Square, takes place to-rnorTOTr In Vtl
•amlMtan Chapel, in tho Adirondack*,
NOTES FROM TUXEDO PARK.
[BY TEI.EORAPH TO THE TRIBfSS. 1
Tuxe<Jo Park. N. T.. Oct. 4.— The delightful aWI
turcn weath»r. combined with other attractions
has drawn a large crowd of well known New-York
society people to pass the week an..: attend th»
horse show which takes place on Friday and Satur
day at Tuxedo. E\ery effort is betas made by th*
association to make this year's show a success, as
the sals of boxes shows. Every room in the club
house i* taken, and nearly all of those who cams
out on Sun-Jay are remaining over.
Among those who have boxes are Mr. and Mr*.
E. H. Harriman. Mr. and Mrs. George Grirwcict.
Mr. an 1 Mrs. Samuel Spencer. Mr. and Mrs. Georg»
F. Baker. Mr. arid Mrs. C. B. Alexander. Mr. and
Mrs. Henry W. Poor. Mr. and Mrs. Henry W.
Munroe. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. V. Hoffman. Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Mortimer. Mr. and Mrs. Williara p.
Hamilton and nearly ail of the Tuxedo colonists.
A special train will bo run to and from New- York
on both days of the show.
A dinner was arranged at the club on Monday
evening, at which a large number assembled.
Among those entertaining were Mr. and Mrs. J. P.
Pierson. jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mortimer. Mr.
and Mrs. Frederic de P. Foster. Mr. and M. Cor
nelius S. Lee ar.d Mr. and Mrs. Harris Fahnestock.
Others present were Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Keech.
Miss A. SpotTord. Mrs. J. B. Lord, H. C. Oakley,
E. C. Kent, Mr. and Mrs. N. T. *■»** Charles E.
Sampson. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kesaier, Mr. ar.d
Mrs. C. 3. Lee. R. Talbot, J. C. Lord, Mr. and
Mrs. D. T. Worden. Mrs. Chaurcey M. D";- ar.4
the Misses Varr.um.
Senator Depew. who is staying at tho club, will
speak in the Tuxedo Town Hall on Thursday even
ing, and a large audience is expected.
Miss E. L. Brecse opened her cottage to-day for
the autumn, and* Mr. ar.d Mrs. Newbold Edgar
will arrive here from abroad oa Saturday. Ar
rivals to-day include Bttsa Shepaxd. A. E. Foster.
J. 9. Worden. D. E. Provand. of London; G. T.
Goldth'.va:te, Thomas Kearney, H. P. Rogers, jr..
Edward ie P. Livingston. ilr. ar.d Mrs. Charles
W. Bangs. Judge Brawley. of Charleston; Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. V/ldener and others.
Mr. aril Mrs. Edward R. Thomas, who wero th«
guests of T. Suflera Taller at the Tennis Club
over Sunday, returned ;o town to-day.
IN THE BERKSHIRES.
[3T TELEGfUPU TO THE TRIBUNE.]
Lenox. Mass.. Oct. 4.— Baron and Earones3 Speck
yon Siercburg, who have teen spending On en
tire season in Lenox, will leave here to-morrow
for Washington. Baroness yon Busschr-Hadden
hausen will remain in Lenox until the return of
her husband from Berlin. wh?re he was aun»
moned last mor.ta.
Mrs. H. Waiter Webb is a guest of her slater.
Mrs. Joseph W. Burden, at Underledge.
Mrs. I. v. Karkr.ess and ter son, Edv.nrd 5.
Harkness. of New- York, who aave been in Lenox
for the summer, have returned to New-York.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Burrall Hoffman an 1 Colonel
and Mrs. Archibald llcj.kir.3. of New-Ycrk. are
guests of ilr. and Mrs. Thatcher 31 Adams.
Mr. and ilia. T. Hamnsirtl. f| Boston, have ar
rived here.
Percy C. Windham. f.rst fwetary of the British
Embassy, ha.3 b«ea cailea to Eag'.aad by the seri
ous Ulne33 o£ his father.
Mrs. Cart A. DesersdofT. of New- York, la a guest
of ..er parents. Mr. aad Mrs. Frederick, Crowa
inshield. in. StockbriJse.
Mr. an I Mrs. Howard Lapsley. who have been in
Stockbridge for the summer a;.d autuma. hava
gone to New- York.
Miss Jane SedgewlcU. with Xllss Fried? HoSman.
has aiarieU far .s"eA'-Yor&. wr.ence she will sail for
Naples. Miss Sedsevlefe is to spend the winter ia
Rome.
Mrs. Ogden N. Rood, of New-Ycrk. wiU saii oa
Thursday ior Gtrxc^ay, whers she wUI spend a. year
m travel.
Bishop and Mrs. George Wcrth::.sto.i have clewed
their country place ia Plitaiieli. u£d tLiv* goee t*
New- York.
Mr. aad Mrs. Max E. Butler, of New-York, will
close their country rtsUtonce ta Pittsirid de last
of th.s week. ai:d rviil g<j to Orange. N. J., tor taa
winter.
William B. O. Field has taien a lease of tti»
Saccis cottage for aext season.
Mrs. tUratiii Foater served s. breakiast for riisrs
Of the Berkshire Hurt Club tltta Friday
morr.:r.j Mrs. S?.a:ue: Frotiur.fc-harn will eatenaia
lbs Hunt Club at Overieigh.
TRANSATLANTIC TRAVELLERS,
Thfse arrived yesterday en t/se Bremen:
M:». Elliabeta -ter. I CaptAln ar..l Jlrs. USMI T.
ill. ar.si il; j. A. I* Srcst. I .VUSxa.
ilr». Ueajainla Ha.t!?uh. j Xr. aad lTr«. E. P. sUr>-
X:»» Eiiia .*t.i Harrison. I rttt.
i;..-i EtiW] Q, Kerr.
These arrived on the Kaiser WChetai der Grosse:
J. A Brai:»y. J Colonel H. A. Tv Pent.
l>r. E Lrfs lv;y Dew. Barooesa Btr&a tou Su:t»
i:.- »N.i v.-«. N«nbol1 L* r.er.
Hoy Kdgaj-. j Ljeutenas: Edouari TC"ats»r..
i!r. »n.l ilr». Teter Cocker, Colonel l.i» lioc H. Cncn-
Tisw.tt. j toe
GMB*I U*ti!!ata iliy*r. j Ljwiy H. Crlehton.
1.1 . » - Mai -. - |T~« Earl ci N'o-rtStrock.
On the Potsdam will sail to-day:
O. S. Uarker. ! Jir. -^.J Mrs. Fr»=-c I*
Prore»* rJ. 1L V.ir.'t U>H.' Paciari
Mr and lira. TowaMadfAOan T. White.
Uowes. I
at tie ns? of sever.tj--r!vp. partial d:?ib:l!ty at
sixty-five. This !s a mere 1 r^!e cf crtdenee. ?i:c!i
as courts of Justice constantly maka use of under
the name of a prvsompcon o: Jact. It n-.ay tM r^
butteJ by show:r.s the actual fac:s to fc» in con
tradiction to i». fcut s-jch a cesenl ru:e us'^uy
is. and in th:» ca«* see^s to be. tn accordance wi-a
th» experier.ee cT mankind. The sole quest.on.
therefor*, is whether the Csaemtra Sad ■*22
under this act cf Cor.sress to establish s«cs .* pre
sumption. Tha- it had Otis power is j»»S?2L2*
ha t able 5-aeh a rate is a wry proper role of proo^
That It has teen in force under varying adrr:ini3tra
tlons for the last fifteen years la ". n( l' je . 3; - o i > a =^-
The present Executive h«s seen flt f» ch'-r.se th»
age Urolt from seventy-five to seventy ana sixty
five to sixty-two, This would seem to be arx exer
cise of the "discr-tuTi vested in the Secretary of the
Interior by Congress urrfer the power to maS»
rules and" r*gulat!or.s. Whether this ehar.se to
more apt to be In aceinUnce with the aittial
facts in th^» trajorlty of cases or not is a quest.on
as to which Individuals rrav d'.fTer. but It is c*r-
In in It r.ot a q-.!<?-t'cn in any way affecting UM
jurisdicticn of th» Executive under the act of Con
gTil?" Cou^ert r>nclud»d: "Tt is .not to the in
terests of the country in general that im?res«'ors
of the existence cf a rei^n of lawlessness ta V, asn«
Imrton should he eentraily created, unless t^r» a
Is s.irr-- very serious warrant for it. ... l"* ■
foiT.ue<3 aaritaticr such as the on» in question esa
or.lv b* mischievous and ten! to distract the pubua -
mind from the reailj important and serious que*
rim* w'th which It shou'.d now. as always, en
deavor to hu«y itself, and Just crltlcisra loses tt» .
force In the me!e».
SIDESTEPPING.
From The New- York Evening MatL
It I* up to Judge ParUer to »■:; another poat»
script explaining the crytitosrram in his latter cl ,
acceptance, which, to tr.e ir.ltMied. must divulge
his views on negro auffrace.
Thia nuestlon was a^ked yesterday:
"In view of the activity of the Parker Constttu- s
tlon Club, do you think that the colored voters
should ba allowed the vorirg prtvil««e that th*
federal Constitution guarantees them?"
The Judge replied as fellows: _, -
•I refuse to be interviewed, md I won't be. v
you have dene me the honor to have read my
letter of acceptance you will nnd that that Question
has been covered."
There Is net a word in his letter which to the
eve of the ordinary reader touches the subject at
all.
AFRAID OF ITS SHADOW.
From The Philadelphia Inquirer.
K!s IParker'sl administration would have beta
that of a man afraid of his saa«.!ow— fearful to
take up a problem lest he should involve himself in
"entansline alliances." The Monroe Doctrine " '
would have become a farce. No effort would have
l»»t>n made to->iniluence civilised natio. a to cura
Turkey in her Indiscriminate massacre of the Ar
menlan?. Cuba might still be str»j?glins against
Spanish rule, and in that case there would hay*
been no Porto Rico and Philippines questions for
him to solve. Hawaii would have been denied an
nexation. For feax of arousine the wrath of sow*
one our marines would not have marched with Ui*
forces of the other nations for th«» relief of tae
b« sieged embassies in Peking:. There would navo
been no triumrh:\nt di"lomatic effort to prevent
the partition of China "after the Pekins incident,
an effort which, wh-n made kg John Ha y - resulted
in the peace cf Europe and the saving of marse.s
for American products. There would have been no
open ports fcr our trade. There would have *f frl
no attempt (successfully made by ■-.-rotary way »,,
to confine the Russo-Japanese war to the Pf ?- 1 ! „
limits. AU such things ar> what is known tn t^*
Parker UoJtrine as '•rae^ilMns" In foreign aK *2s' .-.
and fcrminp: "dfinscrous oriancea" end "entangle-.., ,
menta." The Panama Car al T-ould sti ' be a cream
of the future and Aaertcan citizens could *e> •I'ivJ ;
at random la Turkey and their rrorertr ceatroje^. ..-,

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