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found th's to be an undeniable fact. His popular
ity , .::!ed through thousand* of caMWlatW no
would certainly have gone down to defeat had th
national ticket been headed by nny one else. An
other cause of the great victory i* thl general pros
perity of the country, and of the farmers In particu
lar. They have more money, I was almost going
to say. than they know what to do with, and an
«.:ner big crop Is coining In to swell their bank Re
counts. I am now going to pitch Into my annual
report. Can't say when it will be finished, but it
will t» brought out as soon as we can collect th«
4*t* between the rovers."
The inking of Missouri into «he Republican
column, and the consequent bi caking of the "Solid
South." was the principal theme of the politicians
ho flocked to the White, House to day.
•The -Solid South' will remain broken. In my
opinion. " said Senator McComas, who was one of
ttm President's callers in the afternoon. "Mary
land. Missouri and West Virginia will stay in the
Republican list. I am confident. But. while I am
rejoicing over the result. 1 do wish to express on»
great persona! regret— that Is the fact that
Senntor Cockr^ll. of Missouri, will probably be un
seated by the people's verdict. There never was a
man In Che Senate who worked harder, more con
scientiously or with a more patriotic purpose for
his country than Francis M. Cockrrll. Though he
is a Democrat and an ex-Confederate, he never
»llowe<« his personal or partisan feelings to sway
him a*ai:.?t the interests of his country He has
Mv»ii the Treasury many millions of dollars by his
»rreai work on the Appropriations Committee, and
the Senate can ill afford to lose him. When I con
template the. result in Missouri, therefore. I have
a Ftranpe mixture of feelings."
John W. Verkf-p. Commissioner of Internal Reve
nue, who was another visitor at the White House.
■aid that, save for the race issue bo bitterly raised
by the Democrats. Kentucky would have Joined
Missouri in the Republican column. "That one
fact." said Mr. Yerkes, "kept thousands of men
away from the Dolls who would otherwise have
voted the Republican ticket."
To several callers the President expressed his
gratification that the Republicans had been suc
ce«ffu'. In Missouri, where a victory had not been
expected-
TRIBUTES TO THE PRESIDENT.
"The Strenuous Life" Issued in Rome —
Unique Figure Among Presidents.
Rome. Xov. lf>.— The election of Mr. Roosevelt to
the Presidency of the United 6tates has been made
the occasion for the issue of an Italian translation
of his book, "The StrenJous Life." which is having
• larpe pa.li. All the newspapers of Rome print ap
preciative articles on the election of President
Koooeveit. The "Patria" say*:
Mr. Roosevelt does not represent a party, but a
superior individuality. He is the most popular man
in the United States, and in public and private life
1« a genuine champion of a strong and victorious
race, destined through her virtues and irrepressible
energy to have the largest part in the history of
the world. »
The "Osservatore Romano." organ of th» Vatican,
•ays:
Mr. Roosevelt, while an eminent statesman, able
diplomat and '' eloquent writer. Is showing depth
end broadness. He stands out for simplicity of life,
lov» of family and rectitude of principles. Therefore
It Is easy to understand the manifestations of re-
Jolclne over his election, in which numerous Cath
olics in the great Republio Join, having nothing to
•ay of him but praise.
Mexico City, Nov. 10.— results of the Ameri
can election are much discussed in political circles
here. "The Mexican Herald" says: "Definitely, and
in an unmistakable manner, the American elec
torate stamps its approval on the imperialistic and
expansionist policy of th<- dominant party, commits
Itself 10 the retention of all the insular territory
acquired from Spain in both oceans, to the rapid
pushing to completion of the Panama Canal, to the
building up of a great navy, and to the movement
for strengthening the military arm of the govern
ment." The papers generally speak of President
Roosevelt as the imposing figure on the interna
tional stage of the world, of cosmopolitan education
and wide and varied accomplishments, and as a
unique figure in the long lina of American Presi
dents.
PRESIDENT THANKS HIS CHAMPION.
Sends Note and Photograph to Teacher Who
Rebuked Captain R. P. Hobson.
fFT TEI.BORAPH TO THE TB!BC!«E.]
Indianapolis, Nov. 10.— A note from President
Ttooßevelt. ln-'loslnr hi* photograph, in apprecia
tion of her defense of his character, has been Bent
to Mis* Ida Galbreath. a -well known teacher of
Columbia City, for rebuking Captain Richmond
Hobson. The "hero of Santiago" rpokn at Colum
bia city just before the close of the campaign, and
was caustic In nls references to the President. Miss
Galbreath was on* of his auditors, and when he
stepped from the platform and Democrats crowded
around him. ehe pushed her way through the crowd
till *he stood directly infront of him. She did not
take the hand extended toward i.er, but rebuked
in* captain for his utterances, declaring that she
knew them to be untrue.
In Miss Galbreath's mail to-day wag the follow
ing note:
Washington, D. C, Nov. 7.
My Dear Miss Galbreath: Will you allow me as
a token of appreciation to inclose herewith my
photograph? Sincerely yours.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
BABCOCKS RE-ELECTION IN DOUBT.
Both Sides Claim the Victory — Full Returns
Not Yet In.
Tbt telegraph to the tribune.]
Madison, TVis.. Xo\-. 10.— Administration lead
ers here believe that Congressman Babcock Is
beaten. They say lie Is only twelve ahead, with
live county precincts unreported, but probably
against him. Stalwarts dispute these figures.
Late to-night the Stalwarts say that Babcock
has 71 plurality, with four county precincts to
hear from, which they think will increase the
majority.
HIGGINS HAS NOT CHOSEN FRANCHOT.
[bt telegraph to thh tribune.l
Olean, N. V.. Nov. Both Lieutenant Governor
Hlggins and N. V. V. Franchot, of this city, deny
th« report that the Lieutenant Governor has chosen
Mr. Franchot for the office of Superintendent of
Public Works to succeed Mr. Boyd. Mr. Franehot
reiterated the statement that he has made many
times, that he seeks no public office and that the
matter has never been mentioned by Mr. Higgins
to him.
The successful candidate went out to-day, but is
not fully recovered from his indisposition of the last
few days.
RESULT OF POPTO RICO ELECTION.
Ban J'iart, Torto Rico. Nov. 10.— Complete returns
of the ejection of. last Tuesday show that the
tTototnats polled majorities in five of the seven
districts. The House of Delegates will consist of
twenty-five Unionists and ten Republicans. All the
leading cities of the inland except Ban Juan wero
carried by the Unionists. Governor Wlnthrop is
receiving congratulations on the peaceable and fair
manner in which the ele-.-tion passed off.
ing school for business success. Some interesting ex
periences of a real salesman.
Bottling Up Port Arthur
A:, account of ihz f.rst attempt. By one of the participants. Edited
anci trtruUtcd by Adachi Kinnoiuke. See this wrek'i number of
THE SATURDAY
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THE CURTIS PUBLISHING CCMPANV, PHILADELPHIA, Pa.
MARVLAXn IN DOUBT.
Democratic (rains Begin to Develop
in Official Count.
TBT TELECBAPH TO THE THIBUNK.I
Baltimore, Nov. 11.— Latest returns from
every county in the State and Baltimore city,
some official and others unofficial, give Roose
velt 108.397 and Parker 108.155 votes, making
Roosevelt's plurality 212.
Baltimore, Nov. 10. — With the result on the
electoral ticket narrowed to a margin of forty
or fifty votes. Maryland to-night is In doubt.
The chairmen of both parties claim the State,
and only the complete official count will decide.
Close estimates and the unofficial count show a
Republican plurality of less than a hundred. The
official canvass began throughout the State to
day, and In AnnerArundeland several other coun
ties, as well as In Baltimore City, small Demo
cratlo pains developed. Republican leaders pay
that If the official canvass does not show the
State for Roosevelt, which they are certain It is
on a fair count, they will have recourse to the
courts and demand the opening of every ballot
box and a recount.
There is Intense excitement in the Democratic
circles, and the tension is also preat among the
Republicans. It Is not only the closest vote
ever held in Maryland, but probably in any
State In the Union. In a number of the coun
ties, as well as in Baltimore City, the official
canvass shows that ex-Governor Frank Brown
and Charles J. Bonaparte, whose names headed
the list of candidates for electors on the Demo
cratic and Republican tickets respectively, ran
far ahead of th^ other electors on the same
ticket. Many voters, instead of putting their
mark in the box next to the candidate for Vlce-
President, put It In that next to the first elector
named. This will cause a mixed electoral vote
in this State. The indications are that Brown
may be the only Democratic elector, thus mak
ing Man-land's vote 7 for Roosevelt and 1 for
Parker. Democrats, however, claim they will
get the entire electoral vote.
There was a large falling off In the vote as
compared with that of 1900. Four years ago
the total vote for the Presidential candidates
of the two leading parties was 258,423. This
year, as far as can be ascertained from unoffi
cial figures, It was about 214.000, showing a
loss of about 44.000, due largely to the whole
sale throwing out of trick ballots.
MISSOURI SURELY WON/
State Committee Reports — Folk's
Election Conceded.
Pt. Louis, Not. 10.— With seven counties still
to be heard from at nightfall, the returns showed
that Roosevelt's plurality In Missouri stood 15.
755. Of the seven counties unheard from six
went for Bryan in 1000. All are remote and
sparsely settled. At the same time Folk's plu
rality for Governor stood 34.583. Figures on
the remainder of the Democratic ticket were
still lacking. At Democratic State headquarters
it was stated that only one-third of the returns
from the State on the balance of the State ticket
had been received at G o'clock. It was con
tended that the Ptate ticket might not be de
feated. No claims were made concerning the
complexion of the legislature. In fact, little
comment was made outside of the plain state
ment that the legislature is Republican.
The following two telegrams were sent to
night by Republican Ptate Chairman Thomas K.
Nledringhaus:
Hon. George B. Cortelyou. chairman Republican
National Committee, New-York:
I have not telegraphed before this, as I de
sired to be absolutely certain, and I now an
nounce to you with great pleasure that the
electoral vote of the State of Missouri will be
cast for Theodore Roosevelt for President.
Hon. William Loeb, Jr., secretary to the Presi
dent, Washington. D. C:
Please convey to the President the fact that
Missouri's electoral vote will be cast for Theo
dore Roosevelt.
Chairman Niedrlnghaus conceded that Folk
had been elected Governor, but stated that there
was not the least doubt that the rest of the
Democratic ticket had been defeated. Ho said:
The Republicans will have a majority in the
legislature on Joint ballot of at least 14, and
perhaps 20. This means the election of a Re
publican United States Senator. The returns
are pouring in rapidly now. and I fool certain
we will know the definite results before morn
ing. They will show that the Republicans have
elected eight Congressmen, and as the XVlth
District Is in doubt, its returns may show the
election of one more Conpreseman, making nine
in all. This certainly has been an unprecedent
ed election In Missouri. Wo will contest the
elections in the Xlth and Xllth districts.
MR. RIIS JOYFUL OVER THE RESULT.
Calls Election Triumph of Great Man and
His Principles.
iTfr tbleurvph to THF thibu.ve.l
Chicago, Nov. 10.— "It seems to me that llf«. was
never so perfectly satisfactory as It Is to-day. I
am so happy that I do not care, what happens,"
said Jacob A. Rlls at the Great Northern Hotel.
Mr. Riis was talking election and thinking- of Pres
ident Roosevelt.
"It was a triumph of a great man and the great
principles which be stands for." he continued.
"That aploVjid, popular majority shows that Roose
velt is as dear to the heart of the American people
as he Is to me. I know Roosevelt and his high
ideals— Ideals -w*rt'-h he not only thinks but lives—
and he will do every time what he knows to be his
duty. Now Roosevelt has reached the height of
his ambition— that of serving his country to the
best of his splendid ability. In Europe this year
X found that all the pc-ople who began by consider-
Ing him a firebrand, had ended by accepting liixn 'is
the chief guarantee of the world?! peace. Now his
countrymen have recorded the same Judgment."
Tales
of the
Road
By
Charles #. Cretndson
Some of the ways to
get business — and keep
it. Why it is a train-
ivEvT-VOKK DAILY TRIBUNE. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER It. 1!K)4.
CONTEST IX COLORADO.
Republicans IVili Fight for AH
Offices, tm Chmrge <>f Fraud.
Denver, Nov. 10.— At a meeting of Republican
candiates and party leaders to-day it was de
cided to begin immediately a contest for the
places of all the Democrats elected in Colorado
on the race of the returns. An effort will be
made to teat all the Republicans, from Gov
ernor down. The case will be curried Into the
courts on the charge that the successful Demo
crats were elected by glaring: frauds in Denver,
and a nu:nber of affidavits In support of the
charges of fraud have been filed at Republican
headquarters by the Republican watchers and
judges. Chairman Williams of the Republican
City Central Committee declares that nearly all
of the increase vote polled on Tuesday, amount
ing approximately to 7,000 more than the num
ber cast at the city election in May, was fraudu
lent.
PARKER'S DUPLICITY.
Insinuating That the Election Wat
Carried by Corruption.
fFKOM THE TRTBUNF BfBEAU.I
Washington, Nov. 10. — In the expiring hour of
his political career, Mr. Parker, of Esopus. has
taken occasion once more to cater to public con
tempt, to the amazement of Republicans and
the disgust of Democrats. These were the sen
timents expressed on all sides to-day with ref
erence to Parker's "swan song." Even the tre
mendous repudiation of last Tuesday evidently
failed to impress him with the contempt of the
American people for the man who prefers in
famous and unfounded charges against the
President of the United States, and as unwilling
to learn the temper of the public as he was the
facts regarding the Philippines and every other
national question he saw fit to discuss, in his
letter of yesterday he reiterates the charge that
"the money contributed to the Republican party
by the trusts Is not only dishonest money, but
it is given that the trusts may without hin
drance take a larger sum from the people."
While manifestly he dares not reiterate the
charge of conspiracy ami blackmail which h©
bo recklessly preferred before President Roose
velt's manly demand for proof, the Democracy's
erstwhile candidate still deals in innuendo and
Insinuates that the overwhelming indorsement
given to President Roosevelt by the American
people was the result of corruption, that over
eight million Americans were corrupted by the
contributions of the trusts.
And In discussing his own future, Mr. Parker
displays liis usual shiftiness. He craftily re
marks that he will not "seek " another nomina
tion, leaving open the loophole of accepting a
nomination "forced" upon him. If. however, the
expressions of Democrats in Washington and
elsewhere are to be accepted as an indication,
such an emergency is unlikely ever to confront
Alton B. Parker. The Btrong contrast between
President Roosevelt's assertion, made in the
hour of victory, that he will not "accept" an
other nomination, and Mr. Parker's evasive
promise that he will not "s^ek" another nomi
nation, would seem to call for no comment, al
though It has elk-ited many from members of
his own party, whose indignation at tho candi
date that was foisted on the Democracy at St.
Louis knows no bounds.
IIERRICK OX THE RESULT.
Satisfied with Work Here— Calls
Victory Personal.
Albany, Nov. 10.-Judpe P. Cady Herrlck. the de
feated candidate of t lie Democratic party for Gov
ernor, will st.irt to-morrow for an extended visit
to Havana. His frloi'ds say that his health was
poor when he accepted the nomination, and that
while he stood \h(: vigorous work of the campaign
well, h«> Is now In need of rest nnd recuperation.
On his return ho will resume the. practice (ft the
law, whicli was interrupted by his election to the
Supreme Court bench twelve years ago. Ho and
his son, Charles Herrlck, have taken office* to
gether.
One of Judge Herrick's last act* to-day, prepara
tory to starting, was to send letters to Senator
McCarren, <'f Brooklyn, and Charles F. Murphy,
leader of Tammany Hall, of New-York, and State
Commltteeman Patrick E. Mcf'abe, the local Demo
cratic leader, thanking thorn for their support and
expressing confidence in their loyalty and that of
tho party generally. In discussing the result of
the election In State and nation to-day, Judge Her
rk'k eaid:
It was not to be expf-oted that New-York and
Kings counties would not share in the sentiment
that seems to have prevailed over the country. So
far as I can discover from tho returns the Demo
cratic organisations of New-York and Brooklyn are
not subject to any criticism. It is true we did not
get the majorities In those places we expected, but
it also is true that we did not reduce Republican
majorities north of The Bronx as wo hoped and ex
pected to <i" New-York and Kings counties have
relatively dune as well as tho other counties of the
State.
Perhaps the Republican party would have won
this (ilection In any event But the magnitude of
th-.-ir victory is due to the personality of President
Roosevelt, and It is his victory, and not that of the
party. Kver since, he < ntered public life as a mem
ber of Assembly, soon after his graduation from
college, lie lias had a picturesque career, and his
ality lias been an exceedingly attractive one
to tho. people. According t.i my recollection. 1
said practically this In a speech at Elmlra. More
than a year npi I stater! that I thought him the
most skilful politician that had occupied the Whlto
House in my t:m«-. Recent events have strength
ened my opinion In that respect. I t<<ke off mv hat
to him.
Tins lfl no time for Democrats to weep and mo.vi.
Those who are Democrats on principle will continue
the tight Any one can ti^ht whm ho Is a winner.
Let the Democratic party show that it ran keep it
up when beaten ana eventually turn defeat into
victory. To Democrats, I say: Ket>p up tbe or
ganizations wa have K'>t. and strengthen th^rn as
much as possible. Make them organizations to
win votes, riot simply to elect delegates. Do not
let us again wait to create an organization until
after the tickets have ln-en nominated. The e.«s»n
tial principles of the Democratic party are correct.
1..-t us false i!" false Issues, but fight for principle
and any new important issues that come «p.
VOTING UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
Federal Officials Had Trouble in New-York —
Some Arrested.
fPROM THE TRIBUNE BURBA tJ.I
Washington, Nov. 10.— The government employes
who went to New-York to cast their votes were
at their d^eks in tiie various offices this morning,
most of them elatod over the result. There were
many complaints that the voting by government
employes In New-York was accomplished under
great difficulties, and In somo cases with an Inter
; iptlon In the form of a trip to the nearest station
h'djs'-. One chief clfik of an important bureau of
one of the executive departments had an interest
ing experience In an uptown precinct. Ha went to
New-York some weeks ago to register, and gave as
hi? address tho house where lm formerly lived,
explaining to the registration officers that since he
leit New-York by transfer .rom a government post
there to one in this city he had not been at the
address given. Tho family where he lived had also
moved. His explanation was accepted by the regis
tration officials, who, however, appeared to take no
note <'f the circumstance?. When the chief clerk
went to the voting place Tuesday morning he was
challenged. The preliminary inquiry showed that
be was not known at the addre?* ;,«. had given
After he had cast his ballot under oath he was
approached by a policeman and a^ked to go to the
nearest station, although it was explained he wh.<
not technically under arrest. He consented to go
and ther<- repeated his explanation to the police
captain, backfi g bis assertions with the statements
of a friend who opportunely api»eared. He was
permitted to go his way wit!> due apologies from
the police captain. There were other clerks who
fared less fortunately. Some of them were locked
up for a brief time.
NEW-MEXICO ALSO REPUBLICAN.
Party Elects Delegate and Three-fourths of
the Legislature.
(FROM THE TRIBfNK RrnEAl*. 1
Washington, Nov. 10.— Governor Otero of
New-Mexico telegraphed this afternoon to Scott
Smith, private secretary to Secretary Hitchcock,
thai \V. A. Andrews, Republican, had been
elected Delegate in the next Congress by 8.000,
and the Territorial legislature was three-fourths
Republican. Andrews defeated B. S. Rodey. the
present o>ieffate, who ran a* an Independent
Republican, as w«l as ■ son of Senator Money,
of Mississippi, who headed the Democratlo
ticket.
PRESS SUBWAY AD- FIGHT.
(ostiniUKl from flr»t P«g«"
the building or operation of a railway. It was
not specified anywhere that the commission
snould have powers to confer privileges other
than those pertaining to a rai'.way. The con
tract which the operating company holds does
not permit or pretend to permit advertising-
It merely uinks at it. but the commission had
not the power even to wink at such a clause in
the contract.
"The contract says that no advertising ?hall
be permitted which interferes with the ready
identification of stations or the eas y operation
of the road \\- any respect. The engineer of
the commission has declared that the signs now
hung In the stations do interfere with the ready
identification of these stations. The signs de
stroy the effect of the designs adopted by the
architect, and mar the beauty of a great public
utility.
"As a fourth consideration, the subway was
laid out as a public thoroughfare; the act spe
cifically declares that It shall be devoted to pub
lic uses and considered a street. These signs
interfere with the public in Its uses of this bit
of the city's property and damage and destroy
that property. It is my opinion that if this case
were properly presented, the courts must sus
tain It for these four reasons: That the rompaay
has no right to be in the advertising business;
that the commission has no power to allow the
company to engage in this advertising business;
that the Figns violate a distinct provision of
the, contract, and that they interfere with the
rights of the public and are damaging and de
facing public property."
In a letter, hitherto buried In the records of
the Rapid Transit Commission, August Bel
monfa opinion on the subway signs Is made so
clear that he who runs may read. Mr. Belmont
considers the decorative schemes outlined for
the stations "almost an Interference" with the
advertising privilege, and tells the commission
that It needn't spend much money on walla
which his advertisements will cover.
On November 11. 1902, Mr. Belmont wrote the
following to Alexander E. Orr, president of the
Rapid Transit Commission:
I very much regret that the decoration of sta
tions, even under the most economical basis, is
a great deal more than Mr. McDonald estimated,
and is not satisfactory to us. The contract be
tween the commission and Mr. McDonald of
course, allows considerable latitude to the com
mission In treating the decorations. At the
same time, I think It is both wrong and unjust
that the treatment should be almost an Inter
ference with our advertising privilege, which is
both an Important source of revenue, as well as
what we consider a business entertainment for
the public, who are not. In active business sta
tions, given to admiring decorations.
In my Judgment the stations should be so
decorated and finished as to leave blank spaces
on the walls to be covered with advertisements
under the approval of the commission as to the
design. In short, I can see no reason for ex
pensive tile work which may be subsequently
covered with advertisements.
TO TEST SUBWAY AIR.
1 >.
Darlington Orders Chandler — Latter
and Bryan Disagree Over Job.
Because of the widespread statements that
the air in the subway was impure and a men
ace to health, Health Commissioner Darlington
yesterday authorized Professor Charles F.
Chandler, of Columbia, consulting sanitary of
ficer of the Health Board, to make tests of the
air conditions and report to him. Professor
Chandler has already made some tests. K. P.
Bryan, vice-president of the Interborough com
pany, said that last Friday he engaged Pro
fessor Chandler for the company to make tests
of the air. Professor Chandler said last night
that he had declined the request of the Inter
borough that he act for thorn, as he wished to
make Independent tests.
There have been many complaints that the air
In the subway is vitiated, that it is deficient in
oxygen and that the ventilation is insufficient.
Different experts have given expression to
diametrically opposite views. Complaints
reached the Health Department. Dr. Darling
ton and his advisory board made experiments
when the subway was first opened, and found
that In the bore of the tunnel the air was good,
but that at the stations It was impure, because
vitiated air swept out of the tunnel collected at
the stations. The conditions did not warrant
action by the Health Department then. Dr. Dar
lington thought, because the tunnel was new.
and the operating company should be allowed
to make what changes it found necessary.
So many physicians declared thaf the air was
a menace to health, however, that Dr. Darling
ton decided to have the conditions there passed
on officially, and authorized Professor Chandler
to make the tests. Professor Chandler said
that what tests he had already made showed
him the air was good, as he expected they would.
"Why shouldn't the air be good?" he asked.
'"The tunnel Is of brick and concrete, with layers
of felt paper. Nothing impure can get into the
tunnel except the people themselves, and they
are not crowded as they are in a streetcar
They have plenty of air space. The air In the
tunnel is kept in constant circulation by the
passage of the trains, and at most of the sta
tions there are four large passageways to the
fresh outer air; in all stations two. The tunnel
is large and airy; the ventilation, so far as T
can see, good. I shall make other tests, of
course, because I don't want my report to de
pend on chance tests. The report will be ready,
probably. 111 a week."
Mr. Bryan, of the subway company, bo fore ho
had heard of Dr. Darlington's action, said that
he had hired Professor Chandler last Friday to
investigate air conditions. Professor Chandler
had made a preliminary trip through the sub
way with Mr. Hedley, he said, and would make
others.
"We are treating this question of bad air as
a serious affair," said Mr. Bryan. "If there is
a defect In the subway or Its ventilation, we
want to remedy It. We believed that there' was
fluffleient outlet to the outer air through the
station entrances and exits which ari- not closed,
as are the kiosks In the Paris subway, for In
stance, by doors. We will remedy any defect
thut is shown to us, however."
Mr. Parsons thought the complaints of bad
air foolish. The host answer to that charge, he
said, was furnished by the analyses made' hy
Professor Alfred Spice.' of Cooper Union. He
found that the air w;is little worse than or
dinary outdoor air. Yesterday, however. Pro
fessor Spice said that the longer the subway
was used the worse the air would grow, becom
ing staler and mure damp from the exhalations
of the v-assengers. The remedy, he said was
to put In exhaust piprs between stations, which
mechanically should <tr.iw out the tunnel air
and draw In fresh air through the subway «n
trancea.
PARK FENCE SUIT UP TO-DAY.
Brief of Mr. Tomkins in Action Against
Pallas To Be Submitted.
The suit of Calvin Tomkin«i against Park <'.->m
mii»sioner I'allas because of the advertisements
on the Bryant Park fence will come up In the
Supreme Court to-day. Nelson S. Spencer, conn
eel for Mr. Tomkins. will submit a brief. In which
he will rehearse the efforts made by Mr. TonUni
and the Municipal Art Society to get Mr. I'ullas
to rescind his contract with McNamara it Co.,
which "company" Is Harry Halt, a well known
Tammany leader.
Included In th* brief will be petitions from busi
ness men ami property owners around Bryant Park
reciting how unsightly the fence hns been, ami how
their bntißCM has been injured by It. The brief
will Rive a list of the advertisements, "of v.irious
brands of cigars and spirituous liquor.*, of articles
Of fond ami drink, of medicines and preparation*
purporting to cure diseases."
WHAT HAPPENED IN OHIO.
Cotumbua. November 10.
To The Tribune:
Ohio's plurality for Roosevelt approximate
200,000. Republicans* ei»ct twenty of twenty
one members of Congress, and cany seventy-one
of the seventy-eight counties.
OH AUL.ES DICK. Chairman.
Infants' Outfitting.
"With a degree of thoroughness an^ car*
characteristic of this establishment, we pro-
Tide for every need in the outfitting of babies.
Bislmp Dresses. Boys' Dresses.
Baaalnets. Baskets. Trimmed Cradle*.
Flannel and Cashmere Sacqaes.
Infants' tong Slips. Infants' Short Dresses*
Infants' Wrappers. Sight Gowns.
Layettes. TTand-Made Dresses,
Cashmere Dresses.
Short Coats. Long Coats.
Infants' Hats and Bonnets.
Toilet Sets. Baby-Weighing Soales.
Nurserylce-Boxes. Traveling Baskets, Etc.
60-62 West 23d Street.
XOT EXOUGH DEMOCRATS,
Hew Taggart Explains the Land
slide — Xo Knifing. Says MurpJty.
The Democratic campaign managers began to
poke their heads out of the c> clone cellar yesterday
and chirp. Thomas Taggart. chairman of the Dem
ocratic National Committee, arrive here from
Indiana, and he summed up the whole situation and
explained the overwhelming defeat by saying,
"There were not enough Democrats."
Mr. Taggart had a long talk at headquarters yes
terday with August Belmont, William F. She-nan
and Delancey Nicoll. At the close of this confer
ence it was announced that the Parker men had
nothing more to say. Taggart declared blandly that
he was in line with Bryan, and would work in har
mony wlth( him to reorganize the party. He said
that he had no plans for a conference with Mr.
Bryan or any other Democrat.
About the reorganization of the Democratic party
Mr. Taggart said:
It is entirely too early to talk about reorganiza
tion. Let everybody cool off first, think It over and
look to the future. I take no pesslmlutlc view of
the. situation. It was a great personal triumph for
Mr. Roosevelt, and the fact Is that had any one
else other than Judge Parker hten nominated on the
same platform he. could not have been elected.
Tho chairman was asked what he thuught of
Judge Parker's manifesto, published yesterday
morning, and he replied that hi had not read It. A
cf.py of It was handed to him. and after reading It
he said:
"Well, that Is Just the kind of man I thought he
was."'
"How about the policy pursued by the national
commltteemen in this campaign?" he was asked.
"Oh. that is different," he quickly replied. "Wow
you're talking 1 different." Mr. Taggart seeme-l to
Infer that their conduct of the campaign was not
entirely satisfactory.
Charles F. Murphy, at Tammany Hall, said:
"I have no dissatisfaction with the leaders, and
there will be no shake-up in Tammany Hall. The
district leaders worked loyally, to a man. Th«
leaders' reports, I found, were Quite accurate, but I
must admit that I was somewhat surprised at the
extent of the Roosevelt landslide.. Queens was the
only borough in greater New -York that did better
than Manhattan and The Bronx, although Manhat
tan and The Bronx acquitted themselves creditably,
as they gave Bryan only 25>,Oft) majority, while this
time the plurality is several thousand larger. New-
York did better than any place in the country.
There was ik> knifing in Tammany Hall.
William F. Sheehhu was asked last night whnt he
had to say regarding Mr. Bryan's statement about
reorganization. H« replied: "T have nothing to
aay I have paid nothing for a year, and will not
begin now. I have no statement to make, and will
make none."
'POLE CUTTERS BALKED.
Light Company Straps Man to Each
and Dares Villagers to Fell It.
Oyster Bay. Long Island, Nov. 10 (Special).—
Strapped at the top of every one of the light
poles being erected in Oyster Bay by the Nas
sau Light Company Is a lineman wearing "tho
smile that won't come off" as he watches the ex
cited villagers at the foot of the pole who ar*» ex
tremely desirous of chopping the pole down, but
do not dare to.
The poles are being erected along Cooper-aye.,
and as fast as they have been set up the vil
lagers have chopped them down. Th» company
has got tired of furnishing kindling wood to the
whole village, and last night adopted new tac
tics. Two poles were erected near the residence,
of John Birmingham, one of the school trustees.
The whole neighborhood turned out armed with
axes to lay In a portion of their winter's fueL
AftT they reached the poles they decided not
to do It. for strapped at the top of each was a
lineman. The villagers were told to go ahead if
they wanted to murder the linemen, but they
decided not to go ahead, particularly as a dep
uty sheriff has been called away from chasing
automobilists and ordered to arrest any one who
commits a breach of the peace. Mora poles are
being erected, ea<*h With a lineman perched
aloft.
OFFICIAL COUNT IN WESTCHESTER.
Brooms. Emblem of Sweeping Victory, Deco
rate County Committee Headquarters.
Brooms, the emblem of victory, decorate th«»
Republican County Committee headquarters In
White Plains, over the most sweeping victory
ever won in the county. The brooms were ordered
un by William 1.. Ward, chairman of the com
mittee and member of the national committee,
who Is proud of th«» result in his borne county.
Mr. Ward also lent lii? cannon to tho Republican*
of Rye for a large iolllrtcation there.
The entire Republican ticket is elected In th*
county by the following offl-ial pluralities, which
break th« record: President Roosevelt. 6.923: His
gins, •4.303; John B. Au'lru.«. for Congress, 5,i:;6;
Leslie Sutherland, county clerk. 5.715; J. Au-ison
Young, district attorney. 6.315: William G. Barrett,
county register. tM'JS; John I-. Silleck. coroner.
6.163: B. B. Long, superintendent of poor. o.STI.
Benator Francis M. carpenter carried W-stchester
County by B.MS. :ind lost the Annexed District by
1.498, giving him a net plurality of 4.4K>.
UNION LEAGUE CLUB JOLLIFICATION.
The regular meeting of the Union League club
last evening, the first after election, was turned
Into nn impromptu jollification over the Republi
can victory. CbrneUttS X. Bliss, president or the
club, who I* treasurer of the Republican National
Committee, occupied tho .hair. Us was warmly
congratulated over the success of Tuesday. Ha
made a brief speech, as did ex-Benator Warner
Mill* r and others.
TO TEST CONNECTICUT BALLOT LAW.
New-Haven. Conn.. Nov. 10.— Henry T. Blake.
president of the New-Haven Park Commission, to
day brought suit In the Superior Court to test the
fonstituttonaUtj of the present ballot la*. At the
election on Tuesday Mr. Blake handed In a written
ballot at hi* voting place. This ballot was thrown
out by the moderator on an alleged technicality.
WOMEN LAWYERS GIVE TEA.
The Women Lawyer*' Hub gave a tea for lira.
Philip Carpenter, th« newly .•■;.,:..; president of
Always r^emember cho Fjiil Name *
I native Rromo Quinine Ji on«v«ry
Cores « CoM InOne Day. CrsTii 2 Days &• S*jGyrP*f\^ •«• **•
BEST&fa
Visitors to the
CHRYSANTHEMUM
SHOW
from Xov. 10th to 17th at
HERALD SQUARE
EXHIBITION HALL
should not fail to %rr- the splendid
collection of vegetables grown
from
THORBURN'S SEEDS
as well as the great new
potato
NOROTON BEAUTY
which will he introduced
this season
J. M. THORBURN & CO.
36 Cortlandt St , N. Y.
Twn highest awards at St Louis Expo
sition. A gold medal for seeds and an
other gold mfdal for vegetables.
Tiffany '&- Co.,
Dealers in Artistic Merchandise
Holiday Presents
Marble clock sets,
bronze statuettes and
groups at special
prices, in anticipation
of removal.
Union Square New York
English
LUNCHEON AND TEA BASKETS
Fitted complete, for 1" :i «■- - .
Travellers, and Yachting.
130 and 13" «>»t iM Street, and
135 «'wt Fortj-nr»t .St.. New York.
TOR BAIX-SwHt CWer. direct from th« maaufmct-
J; urer; warrant -.1 strictly pure. A * lr *S v . «
CTRUS BE YEA & SON. BaMwln Plac. .N. *■
the New-York State Federation of Women s Clubs,
at the National Arts Club yesterday affr— ~-
There were present about twenty women lawyer.
of whoso c'.ub Mrs. Carpenter Is president.
NOT CANDIDATE FOR SENATE.
Governor Odell Returns to Newburg—Sena
tor Platt to Entertain Republicans.
Governor (MSB. after a quiet day in th* ctty. !♦•
Mrr.ed to Newburi last *m*L He ■« be a* mm
for a day or tWO and then go to A,o»ny »
Ms duties as Governor. He was \m a cheerful «JjJ
yesterday. Asked about the report that ho w«uM
succeed Senator Depe*- in the United State, ben
ate. he said: , , „, . h .
"I am not and will not be a «•«**•*« ■" «
.eat I have no candidate After January I«W
be a private 111. 11 l Th*r* IS M*** ™ore »
Platt was at the Vifth Ajewsa Ho»«IJ"
a short tim*-. He was jubilant over hi* F»*«Vj£ *
Republican love feast at <***«? *?**£" *,»
when all the Republican officials of , t.»e-i»
members of the legislature and other leader. »vi
SttSnd an old-fashioned buckwheat cake and •"
sage breakfast as Senator Plat', gue»t».
SAVE FORTY-FIVE FAMILIES IN BLAZE.
Policemen, by Quick Work. Avert Disaster
in Bronx Tenement House.
Th« aulck work of policemen on their way JJ
the MaVrtsaal. station yesterday saved the "]<
of practical* the entire forty-ftr. f.mllle* occupy
ing the big tenement hou« No. ■ Boston _R«- ;
11 Thlrd-ave.. in The Bronx. AS M was. — lig
■ score of women ami childrVn UN overcome «
the smoke and nearly suffocated.
The fire parted near a hot water heater Tje
hair and eyebrow, were all burned a*ay. »
after a aeoond alarm had been turnefl m. a pul "'
after a second ahrm had been turnea in.

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