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NEW-YORK, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1912.-SIXTEEX PAGES. * PRICE OXE CEXT
jrp __ cit/ ef New Tork. Jeraey CU* aad Habak*".
ELSEWHERE TWO -BlfTS.
After Two Days' Battle Bulgars
Gain Complete Victory Over
Principal Ottoman Forces
?Retreat in Disorder.
SECOND LINE NOW BROKEN
Adrianopie Now Completely
Surroundcd by Bulgarians,
Who Repulse Several Sor
ties from Town-Greeks
CAVALRY AT MARMORA SEA?
0191 Fwdinand's Troopu Persistently
Reported to Have Roached Ro
dorto, Where Turks Are Land
lnjr, Soldiers ? Cordon
Sofla. Oct. 31. 1:30 a. m.-After two
daye* flghting- the Bulgarlan army haa
gairufda complete victortv over the prin?
cipal Turklah forces. The Turks have
retreawd in disorder. The town of l.ule
Burga* has been taken.
Public attention haa been centred in
the operatlons around Adrianopie and
the movements of the Bulgarians
againat Lule Burgas. This town is an
important polnt in the Turkish scconl
line of defence. which stretches from
there westward to Demotica. Its capt?
ure would lndicate that thls second Hne
had been broken. The Turks would
then probably retreat to Tchorlu.
where they mlght poaalbly make a
Adrianopie is now con.iletely sur
rounded by the Bulgarians. whoae at
tatks are meetlng with great succefl**,
suording to the "Mir.' a semi-ofllcial
retAbpaper. The poaition of the Turks
lt :s officially reported that the Turk- ,
|<h troops at Adrianopie have madr
teveral sortles. chiefly to the west and
northwest. but have invariably been
There are perslst^nt rumors that the
Bulgarian cavalry has reached Ro
doato. on the Sea of Marmora, where
the Turks have been landing troops
brought from Asia Minor.
The 'Mir'* de^ares that if European
diplomacy is honc*stly deslrous to estab
lish a laetlng peaee after the war Its
lat? ia to forget the status quo
'?After the bloody sarrlflces and glorl
.._B vlctories," says the paper. "this
'ormula dcais a biow at the brave
illled armleB. and is unworthy of diplo
macy, which was responsible for un
looslng the war when everything could
have been galned by the execution of
the treatiea elaborated by that very
"We must alBO proteat against the
word 'reforms.' The war haa radically
modlfled the sltuation, and changes
muat ensue which can be nothing if
not radical. Everything must be ln
propcrtlon to the success or the allied
armlea and to the sacrifices they made
by the blood they ehed."
TURKS MAY HAVE LOST
LAST CHANCE TO WIN
D-Bposition of Nazim's Troop3
Possibly Has Destroyed Hope
of Achieving a Sedan
IBy Table to Tbt Trlbun*- 1
London, Oct. 31.?The Bulgarians
have agaln won a great victory. A
message recelved from Bofla nt 1:30
o'clock this morning states tlmt after
two davs* flghting the Bulgarians hav**
completely defeat. 4) the Turkish prin?
cipal army. which retreated in dis?
It is impossible to say al present
wnether the Turks have lost their lar-t
(ontlnoea. eo el-lh page. flrat column.
This Morning"s News
Cheer Ronaevelt Forty Minutea. 1
?Teynor Won't Throw Waldo. 1
Taft's Trlbute to Sherman.8
Rerker ln Sing Sing; to Dle Dec. 9-1... 3
Woman Dren.ed as Man. 1
Second Degree Murder for Davldson..ll
Pattleshlp New York Launched.18
Herijei in r'onfesslon of Faith. 4
Sulter Speaks ln Brooklyn. 4
Wilson Talka for Hughes. 4
**T_ft Drawa Democrata. 8
Vire-Presldent Sherman Dead. 1
Sueee*?or To Be Named No.-. 12. 8
RI* Nuns Dle ln Fire. 1
Harvester Trust Accuaed.I*
Turka Suffer C'rushlng Defeat. 1
Warahlpa Sent to Santo Domingo.... 8
Fear rf Ilevolt ln Cuba. 8
N'ews for Women. 1
Witorlal . ?
Boe'ety . ?
Obltuary . 8
Sports.10 and 11
Shlpplng News .11
Army and Navy.11
Ftnaneial and Markets-18, 13 and 14
fceal katte .14 and 18
PLOT TO SLAY EUROPEANS
DISCOVERED AT BEIRUT
Foreigners Throughout Otto
man Empire Fear Anti
I.ondon, Oct. 30.?According to trust -
worthy Information, a plot has been
dlscovered at Belrut, Syria, to massa
cre the leading European residents. In
response to the appeal of the French
Consul tln-re a French warship ls now*
crult-lng in Syrian waters.
Parla, Oct. 30.?Offlcial advices ra
cfivrd to-day fn-in various parts et the J
Ottoi-BB Emplre show the extrem<*
anxiety of the foreign communitit's
over the possibility of antl-Christian
outbroaks in the event of further re
verses by the Turkish troops. The
French government has been urgently
requested to statlon warships along the
coasts in readiness to take off refuget-s.
Aa a matter of precautlon the gov
emnaBt w ill dispatch to-morrow addl*
tlonal ships to Beirut, from arhlch port
they can readily reach any menacr.
France and Great Britain are acting
toKether in thls matter. Great Britain
sending ships to Saloni.-a.
TURKS BURN WOMEN ALIVE
Terrible Atrocities in Christian
Villages in Janina.
Athens. Oet. 30?New and more trr
rible Turkish atrocities in twenty
Christian villages ln the Janina region
are offlcially reported. The villages
arara destroyed and the tahabltanta
nias.?acred, women and chlldren being
lt is also offi.ially reported that
three-fourths of the Turkish wounded
at the beginning cf the flghting were
ChlisUana. Now only .ibout one
fourth of the wounded nre ChltStlans,
Whlch ls taken to mean that the chris
I'ans were placed in the forefront of
Five hundred Greeks enrolled in the
Turklah army. who managed to desert,
have arrlved here by way of Triesto.
They marcheil through the streets
?inginp war songs, ami wii! he placed
on the :eserves.
YORK, YALE GUARD, DEAD
Football Player Succumba to
Attack of Pneumonia.
[R, Telearepb to 'ibe Tribune 1
Now Haven. Oet 30. -Theodore Wood
V.lne Tork. right guard on tho Yale
footbnll team, who hail been II! of
pneumonia for several days. 'lled ;it 1<
o'clock tO-Oifhi ln the College Inflim
aty. He was nnconscious for several
houra before hls death. Pniyan were
snid for his recoverv in the college
Chapel t'.-day. and his parents were
summoned from thelr hOBBM in Phila?
delphia. They were at his badatde
when he passed away. His father |s
Bdward Howard York, a broker.
Vork was twenty years o'.d, and pre
pared for Yale at Phillips-Andover
Academy. where he played football f?>r
two years. He was a member of tiie
sophomore class of the academic de
jartment at Yale, aud played guard on
th. freshmen eleven a -year ago. A
brother, Edward, rowed on the Yale,
?varslty crew laat June
York played rlght guard on the
?varsity football team this eeason urtil
he was injured during the game at
West Point on October -lfl. His in
Juries were thought at first to be slight,
but on his return to New Haven tt was
found that he had suffered a fractore
of two ribs. He was removed to thc
College lnflrmary, where an abscess de
veloped and symptoms of blood poison
ing appeared. Pneumonla set in only
two davs ago and proved fatal.
JAILED FOR LONG HATPINS
60 Women of Sydney, N. S. W.,
Refuse to Pay Fines.
S>dney. N. S. W., Oct. 30?For we.-.r
lng hatpina that protruded too fnr.
Bixty women. most of them promlnent
in local -oclety, were trled, convleted
nnd fined to-day in a Sydney court.
They went to Jall rather than pay their
fines. declaring they would not submit
to ?lniquitous and unnecessary leglsla?
The city authorities fac*. a sltuation
similar to that growing out of the suf?
frage demonstrationa ln Kngland, as
the women assert that if further ar
rests and imprisonm^nt are ordered be?
cause of the hatpln ordinance they wlll
dec'.arc a "hunger strike" in Jall.
HIT BY AUTO AND KILLED
Salesman Victim of "Joy Rid
ing" Car, Say Police.
ChftHM Gen.-ler. h salesni'sn. thlriy-five
vears old. of No. 617 West 114th street,
was knocked down by an automobile lHte
last nlKht at Seventh avenu,- and 23d
Btreel BBd dM ?' *???* **** York Hospi?
tal from a eomponml fra< ture of the
" The automobile is owned by C Freeman.
an Insurance broker. living 8t Kft ?3
Weet 119tl. street, and was driven hy
Harry Ooldenberg. with whom were three
other men. According t<. *he police *he
pany was "joy rldlng." Ooldenberg wa,
The four n.cn had lifted OaBflMr, who
wna unconecloua. into the automobile anil
started for the hospital. Patr.-lmnn
Mueller, thlnkinr? they were 8*88*01 B
?-Hta\vay.'* flred two BhOta ln tho alr and
two more at thc tlre* of Ihe machine, but
The shot* rotisi'd the BBlghbor
h.i.ii. and tha JTOBt Ktli tttWOt stati'.n re
eerves were hui-tled oul.
DEWEY'S PURE GRAPE JUICE
T" ,rirw-"the blood. A delirra-B bevorag'
il Y Ditwcy ? Hon- Co..llSKulton Si...v -?
OF ALL HIS LIFE
Madison Square Garden Filled
with Throng That Cheers 40
Minutes Before Colonel
ls Able to Speak.
ESTIMATED UP TO 17.000
Lacking Oldtime Impetuosity,
Progressive Leader Speaks
Even-Toned Speech in
HALF OF AUDIENCE WOMEN
Johnson and Others Make Addresses,
but Head of Prcsidential Ticket
the Sole Attraction at Big
f jbration of the
Thaodore Rooaevell faced the graat
aal demonatratioB.of his litt at Madl?
aon .sq*iarr Oarden laal nij-ht. and i<t
thirty minutes, in 8] .te of hls physical
condition, in appeared to enjoy n to
For tl.e ten minutet longer tbal bii
enUlliaU?alc followers contln led tu
.iifpr hnn lln- v. Ud adulation ?eetmed >
lai! un hlm. Hi- stood, however, Fmil
Ing cbeerfully and trownlng la i tlred
way by turna f..r forty minutea befora
he made any eflort to stop the ri-mon
Btratlon, and when he was finally ready
to do that he raised his left hand and
Prlenda, my friends. frleoda," he be?
gan, and before hc i.nl flnlahed enun*
.?latinK thoae four worda ba had Ihe
qulal atn atioa ol the i rowd Ih
it-i-n wild with e\ Itement onl) ? in -
The colonel * t aine back." Bl
wltb all ins oid flght in**** foreat imt not
with all bla oldtimo knpetuoaity, He
.'?poke -ui aven-toaed apftccb ln a l m
pen ii manner.
Bpeecb and delfvery leemad i
lat k aome of the fire and drlve of the
oltl Hooatftt, bttt ln thelr place hr
offered a tjuie' tona of serlotis inten
sity wblch appeared to Impreaa th*;
crowd even moro. than liis earller ir. m
neristns of personal appeal
Crowd Put at Hlgh a* 17.000.
The crowd was whatevei yoii ?
mate the ^witi'iK i apeclt** of tbe <iar
dea. ?ome --ai.i it waa 15,000; othera
declarad lt w.-i-* 17,0<H'. It was a tre?
mendous crowd. for the Qardefl had
seats wheraver 1' had floor spa. e for
them. The platform was COVered with
th.*ni, uli excepl ? Juttlnff-OOt, pulpit
lik*- affair ln fn.i *
There waa not, however, ? large
?tanding audlence, and In fa< 1 lo some
few place* tr. tbe vaat hall. pla.es that
off *?d only a bad vlew of thr* speakers'
platform. there were bare spots ln the
mass of bumanlty. At least half of the
audience were women, and many Of
them were young women and uMa
scarcely out of thelr teens.
Bverjr???g possible ln the way of
rlramatlc effect na* brought Into the
evening'a entertainment-for lt waa
Just that, an entertalnment ln the nat
ure of a celebratlon?for the new pollti?
The colors covered celllng, walls and
platform. At the Madison avenu? end
Of tiie coliseum a large stuffed bull
moose was mounted on a dais, on
wiiich a calcitim ligh*. was turned "from
Hotchklss. Btate chairman bt the
ProgTer-Hlve**. lntroduced Senator Dixon,
the natlonal chairman. Dixon lntro?
duced Oscar S. StrnuB and Illrain W.
Johnson -for Koo&evelt there was no
introduction, nor any < hanc* for one.
He rlmply came upon the platfiirm, .as
welcomed for forty minutes and began
his speech. Introduction. ustia'ly not
needed at a big politleal gathering.
would have been a farce last nijrht ln
T. R.'fl case, and It went by the hoard.
Colonel the 8ole Attraction.
Koosevelt was the one atlraotl.m of
the meeting. Tiie crowd llstcned io
Hotchklss, to Dixon, to Straus and to
Johnson, but it was waitlng for Koose?
There was evident surprise ln the au?
dience when the colonel dld not appear
up to thei tlme tho meeting opened; lt
?rew into uneasiness as the speeches
went on, and by the tlme the Vlcc
I'rcBldontial I andidate was speaklng ||
had grown into the slag'- where every |
sllght movement nnywhero in the
, rowd was lnterpreted as belng the slg?
nal of Roosevelt's entrance.
And then lie came
lt was twenty-rlve minutes after 0
D'clock when Johnson'* Bpaach was I
ended, imt tii.it lie had reaehed a p?- j
rj. il, bOt 1 "cause a trcmemlous ila-h '
>utslde and a rumble of mnving feet j
?omlng in through the shute from tba
_>7th street entranc* to the speaker's
platform on that mba gave the crowd
It was the ex-Prcsident. and he en?
tered with I wiivo if his hand and an
Ftll embraclng snille thrown t.. the vast
audlence as he nn.unt.'d tlu* steps lead?
ing to tlie platform.
He looked lit. bttt the ?a\* -tt his lef_
,rm wa* m?t tbe old KooseveltFan gest
jre. because it licked the force. It ma
Contlnued on IIMh vmge, Otot i-tilua.n.
JAMES S. SHERMAN DEAD
AFTER UNGERING ILLNESS
JAMES SCHOOLCRAFT SHERMAN.
The late Yice-IVoident seatcd at liis desk in his office; a familiar photograph to many of his friends.
Becker **Got in with Wretched
Peopie. Became of Them, and
Took Money of Them."
Won t Condemn Him for That,
and It May Happen Again,
the Mayor Tells People
at Baptist Church.
or G nor, ;?? aklng laal nlffht .it
the Centn I Bapl I i ?hur< li on "I. iw
Enforcement ln New Tork," after eulo
RizinK Rhlnelander Waldo on his flt
11.-s fur Un' ..tti,-v. of Police Commis
Blonar, dadarad he would *ret out of;
offlce h!:,.*-. lf before he would "throw
hun overboaurd to tbe woiv.s." The
Mayor mali la part:
The Mavor h.ia to rely larself ..n hla
heads ..f departmenta, ami I hav.-, at
g\] **v.-nts. nt thc ln ol nt the police a
man brought up in thn clty, of _ good
famllr no rufhan ut all, as we have had
beretofore, but a i*,-ntl"-man, a. hlghlv
edueated man, a raaa ol meana and _,
man abeolutel) Incapatria of takmg a
wionglul <l".llar or doll.* u wrotu; thin*
wlth ii. b .'? ?
Now, if he is deoelved or footed, wiii l
conde.nn hlm for that. Nn, alr. They
, ;,ii ,,., ma to throw blm ovarhoard to
the wolvea Fon bave aeen plcturea Bfl
travelMai ln Ruaala, and one
throwa the other oul et tha .-l.-igh to the j
wolves, baven'l you?
But i made up my mlnd without blaa,
nnd untll Bomebodi ean show Bomething
wrong on Mr. Waldo, lf anybody had to
be thrown .nt ">f the alelgh to k<> to ti,..
wolv< i i aro aid jump oul myaelf. An.i
while tiiis paek <>f erolvea ?W4 eutimr n,a
uj, pooi U.il'l," WOUld gel ..way. w-ouldn't
I,.??? i hava 4, notlpn thal hc would roine
back and help me. l don't thlnk he would
K'> away al 41II
Ha ahw atated ai length his ofl
aspraaaad vlewa on pieaeiiluf 4iutwnrd
(,rd.-r nnd ?l?*conr y, luylng partlcuiar
auptMMM 011 tlM taXCt that under the
law no man OOVM EOfea hls way into
anotli.-r man's housi*, ___l8-_ he had a
court':; warrant. based on legal evidence
of wroiiKdolng. If it were otherwlse,
he said, tlw Way WOOld he opened to the
polkM for unliiniK'd graft.
Vlohttion cf this prlnclple, h* said.
whs what leil Doch-f into his present
trouble. Bpaaklng ol Bockar, he aald:
Now I inlRbt lllustiate ? hat I ani Bay
,.,'.. 1 , ., r..'4-nt oc-uirence ln tba ,-itv
w.ih r.-xaiil to tbe Kiinibli-rs. nnd a mla
?rable lol thei are. I auppoae you read
thelr aamea In the newapapera a nalaar*
able loi "f degeneratea
it waa f".nn?i that a lieutenanl of poll. e
..... 1 ,.,,t ii, witii Iheee wretched people
,, ,,,__,. ,,f them aad waa t:,kin*r
.?... ol them And one thbiK bd to nn
other. and flnally one of Uinn was mur
derei a man of Infamoua character.
ln fact every one we have heard aboul
i,, tha whole thlnK *o far haa kiii<,i any*
where from oB4 to eeveri men. a-cordlng
to the testlmony 1 hav.- recelved. They
are bail peopll
Well thla 11. utcnant in plaea nf pro
reeding *ccordlm to law ha.l proceeded
ouuide "f the law. had decarted from
the Instructlona ol hls superfora, bad be
,,,iii4- im ?-\ii man: an.l la thal way and
ln the other Wt) I hav. I,.?ii descrlhln*
,,, v0U BOt iti v.'th theae people, and for
aome montha waa eollectlng money from
them II Is* always thc case, and that
happened Why, there bas been an awful
.?.,, made abeul it ln thls clty.
win 1 wouM nnt hav.- baan a bit aur
nrlaed II it had been aa inapector of po
||.??? tbal bai! been caiigiil ln place of a
little lieutenanl not a ult.
H, agii he woiilil not be surprised
PASTOR RUSSELLon "ARMAGEDDON'*
Academy of Muate. Brooklyn, 3 F. M. No
vember -. Free.?Advt
"I HAVE LOST FRIEND,"
DECLARES THE PRESIDENT
Says News of Sherman's Death Fills His
Heart with Sadness?Sends Message
of Sympathy to Mrs. Sherman.
President Taft, ln tlie Pennsylvania
.-Utlon. while waltlng for hla train to
Waahlngton, which left here at 12:31
o'clock this morning, aaid, regardlng
the death of vi ?? i- E*realdant Shannon:
"Xews of tbe deatli of "Vicc-Pp-i
dent Bhermen has ju*-t ree?hed me,
and, although it was not lUMXpected
ii hai fllled ni* heart wlth mdMOO. I
feel a sens<* of personal bcrca*. ern-tt
in lhe loss of a frlend, who was fl con
aelentlOttf CO-jnorkOT in the many pub?
lic undertakings in whlch we were en
' It ls an easy matter to pay trlhute
i.i hla work. Ro araa a gentleman of
splendid polaa, of mantal attainri.entfl
whnh were balanced by so flne a sease
of Justice that n 11 who knew him re
spectcd hln. and admired hlm.
"The soubriquet which he had prop
rrly earned, and which was a tribute
to a disposltion that radiuted aunshliu:
and goo.i wlll, readily explalns the
warm affection In which he was held
hy the many thousands who had come
in personal 00?t?Ot wiih hlm."
i 'ontiniiing. Pnsldent Taft aaid:
"A-4 a legislator nnd expounder of
parliamentary law, he had achii-ved a
reputatlon of natlonal proporttons be
lor4. he was elevated to the high and
?IgnfJlad obbea ot Vtoa-fvaol?aa*t of the
United Stat-'s. His servlees as Vice
Piisidcnt will be flttingly acknowl
edxed by the l'nited Btatea Benate, over
which he presidcd wlth marked fair
"He was a Ttepuhlican nf sturdy
principlee, and his counsel within the
If Waldo was dacahred agaln, hecati.se
he hail a lot of oldtlmers of prevlous
corrupt reglmes about him, but he said
that the police force as a whole was a
splendld body of men.
He also took oceaslon to allude to
the "degener.ite press," and the elamor
nf tlm people, including mtnistcrs.
agalnflt him. This, he said, dld not
bother hlm. He deelared that more of
the splrit of Jesus .vas needed, and less
nf unthlnklng crltlcism.
LEAVES TRAIN IN PAJAMAS(
Man Forgotten by Porter |
Dresses in Station.
I Hy lelrnraph to This Tribune.)
Bunbtiry, Penn., Oct. 30.?t'hnrles
Moyer, of New York, ?hivering ln the
early morning alr, left a train here to?
day ln his paJamOO, A Pullman c?i
porter, carrying an armful of clothesi.
followed. and rushed back to the de
luve.i traln without a Up, for It was
tbfl porter's fallure to call Moyer that
caused the unpleasant experience for
the NOW York man.
Once lu tho waiting room. Moyer
dreaaed hastlly. itatlon men keeplng
out woman travcllers. Moyer came
ln i tu vlslt liis pHreuts.
BUTTER?VERY BEST?36C. LB. V i
ort -ur.. uf freah butter from Ac?er, Mer?
rall .v Con-JIt Ce 'a stores ln Ureater N. Y.
i party, alwaya eagerly sought and
i hlghly ies'ardcd, will be sadly missetl in
the many crlses ereated by new prob
!.m.s arislng and demanding wlse con
BlderBtloa and practical solution.
' The sympnthy of all hls friends goes
out to his Wldow ;tnil children, with
Whom be dwelt ln a i< lationship which
1 may well be termed Ideai.
"The Borrow of a nation will be
arouaed by the news of his death. in
th"- many tender frlbutes which will
Ibe paid publicly and privately to hls
, memory wlll be found evidence of the
optimislm and sunllght he shed among
"To those I would add my own, the
| more c-rtain and sincere because of
the close ofllclal and personal relatlon
Iship that exlsted between us and the
| opportunitles thus offered me for an
j apprerclation of his stciiing and beauti?
President Taft aent the following
I telegram to Mrs. Sherman at Utlca:
Mrs Taft and I extend to you our
heartfelt sympathy ln your prreat aor
, row. our hearta go out to you In the
; loaa of your noble and lovlnp husband.
Vu-e-President Sherman ha?T rendered
! dlatlneulahed aervlcea to his country,
i anil hls death ten years before the tlme
.illotted bv the r'salitilst is a great loss.
I Ah a member of Congress and Vice
Pieatdeiit he endeared himself to all who
knew hlm Hi.s memory is full of sweet
ness and 'iKht.
(Slffned) WlLXalAM H. TAFT.
The President said he expected to
att.-nil the funeral of Mr. Sherman. In
4-,-tse lf ls held on Saturday, the Presi?
dent said, he WOttM cancel the engage
menf which he has for that day to
upeak at the unvelllng of a statue of
Washlngton nt Newark, N. J.
Dasheens May Supplant Irish
Potatoes in the South.
[FltMB The Tnhnne Hn;*a..l
Washlngton, Oct. 30.?The I>epart
ment of Agrb ulturo has reaily for dis
tributlon through Hepresentaives /in
C4<ngrcfis ono thousand bushels of seed
daahe8H-i Ihe s?'mt-troplcal tuber
which, it Is expected, wlll take the
plaea of Irish potatoes ln the Southern
states. Thls Is the flrst season in
which smh a dlstribution will be made.
The new potato BUbatltbte, whlch has
a halry coat and has beea grown with
much Boeoeaa ln Piori.iii, romaa fnjm
Central nnd South America, and will
grow in the BtOlst, v.arm reglons of the
Kouth, whlch aro fat; to the Irlah
potato. It has been trled at the ban
quets 4>f the National vleogrnphlo So?
ciety and pronoonced deddedly good.
It can be boUed or baked, or .ooked ia
any other way a potato can he used.
Th< tante is rather more meaty than
that of the potato.
FRENCH LICK 8PRING8 THROUGH
SLEEPER Bvery Wednmday and Saturday
from (Jrand Ceal 'ivrm., at 12:48a. m., vla
Saw > >>tk Central Lin,?_. Phone Hit Mad.
-Ad\t. ' I
Vice-President of the United
States Unable to Overcome
Effects of Complication
of Dread Diseases.
DIES IN A UR/EMIC COMA
All Hope of Recovery Given Up
Early in the Day, When
the Patient Failed to
Rc: . MoHeroic
FAMILY AT THE DEATHBED
Mrs. Sherman Recognized and Grect
ed Affectionately by Her Husband
in a Brief Moment of Con
sciousness Several Hours
Before the Final Scene.
Utica, tt, T.. Oct. 30. -Vice-Presilent
James Schiolcraft Sherman died after
a long illnss at his home In thh city
at 9:42 o'clock to-nighl from uraemic
poison. caused by Brigbt's disease.
Mr. Shermar b.ad beei slnking ever
since early morning. ard lt was re
alized that death was a queatlon of
only a few hours. There was a sliglu
j relief sron after 7 o'clock, cause.I b
| an apparont improvement in the con
! dition of'the kldneys, but it dld rot
j prove real or losting. and at best gave
'only temporary h-pe.
At 9 o'clock the patlent's temperature
rose to KX* degrees. v'rom that tlme
the condition rapidly passed from bad
to worse until the end. He was un
conscious when death came. and h.oi
j been m that condition for hours, wlth
only slight change.
All the members of the immediat-t
family were witnesses of the final
scene. In addition to Mrs. Sherman
there were thelr three sons, 8herrill,
Rlchard V. and Thomas M. Sherman
j snd their wives, R. "VV. and Sanford
; Sherman, brothers of Mr. Sherman,
i and Mrs. Sherman's brother and alater.
Soon r.fter Mr. Sherman's death I>r.
Fayette H. Peck, the attending phy-i
i clan, who waa present when deatii
I came, issued the following statement:
Tho Vice-President died at 9:42 p. m.
\ without regaining consciousness for a
j moment. He waa porfactly quiet He
I died in the preaenca of his wife, he
i brother and aistar. his two brothers and
I his three sons and their wivas. He had
| been entirely unconscious aince 7
| o'clock, when he had a period of partial
| coniciousness lasting for about fiftee-i
He died in a urasmic coma, as a reault
i of Bright's disease, heart diaease and
Mrs. Sherman Beara Up Bravely.
Mrs. Sherman bore up bravely under
th.* abock of her husband's death. as
did the other members of the farr.il>.
Although it was said at the house that
the hopelessness of Mr. Sherman's flght.
against death had been reallzed since
l-'riday, the blow was nevertheless a
. crushlng one.
A few of the intimate friends of the
family callei to-night to e\presa their
sympathy, among them tho Rev. Dr.
A. H. Holden, pastor of Christ Reform
Church, where the family worshlp.
Soon after the Viee-PreJirk-nt's death
lt wa* announced that the rr.ombers of
the family wlshed to be left undis
turbed to-night, and that no arrange
ments for the funeral would be made
The Sherman home la in Geneiee
street, one of the city's fashionah**
thoroughfares. and the arrival and de
parture of an occasional automohil ?
was the only indlcation that anythlng
unusual had transplred fiithin the
Dr. Peck remained for a time and
notifled several of Mr. Sherman's
friends by telephone that the end had
Universal Sorrow Expressed.
Tlie annooncomant of tli***_Yice-Prer
ident's death spread through the city
witii llghtnlng rapidity. T'niversal sor?
row wai expressed, and imu.-edlate
steps were taken for the ptofoff reeog
nition of the sorrowful event Mr.
Sherman was regarded as the flrst clti
zen of the city. and all dlfferences
growing out of politics died Vtth him.
The Mayor gavfc out a statement ex
pre.-ssing the general grief. nnd the big
bell at rity Hall. as well as man/
church bell.". tolled out the news to a
publlc to whlch It was not newa
Not only did the Republi. an or
ganixatlon take proper recognltlon of
the event, but the Progresslves an?
nounced thelr lnterrtion of eancelllng
all meetino-s until after the Vlce-Preal
dent's funeral. Oovernor Johnaon, who.
so long as Mr. Sherman llved, was
hls rival for Vlee-Prei-ldential hmors.
was to have apoken here to-morrow
nlght in behalf of the Progressive
ticket, but his address, like all other
eventa of the kind, has b?4*n deferred.
The DemocratB also aignifled their
intention of removtng a Wilaon and
Marshall banner which had been flung
?croes one of the city atreets, and of
suapendlng all poiitical activity until
after the funeral.
In hla tribute. Mayor Baker said:
"Mr. Sherman had long been Identl?
fled with the biiKinesa intereits of
Ctlca. He was ever alert in taking
advantages for the city. HU home Hf**
was bvauliful. It was a model for all