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ft? y w- ' mt Momam jtjir u, 1904. , ,2 phges.fivB gents I !
3-iDse Rawhides With Vim
I and Vigor.
3 iYoung Women Charge That
m ' Their Victim Had Slan
M dered Them.
5?Jt Exciting1 Time nt Mllforuy Which-Is
rjSL Now the Talk of tho
Tfl 'Special to Tho Tribune.
' 4 JllLFORD, Utah, July 10. In relalla-
B I Hon for DiiCgcd attacks on tliolr reputa
I tlsns seven young: women of this place
, -administered a sevcro whipping to John
; McKc.in at 10 o'clock last night. McKoan,
who is tcent for the Continental Oil (om
ipany, ae calling upon his Bwectboxrt at
the time of tho chastisement, but rogard
lri3 of her screams and tho expostulations
of hor mother, quirt and rawhldo woro
vigorously used until MoKean cried for
The feeling which culminated In this af
fair has been growing for some time. Mc-Kc-nn
has been prominent In local society
and has paid attentions to nearly all tho
young Indira of Mllford. It Is charged
that, after transferring his affections, ho
Trould make remarks reflecting upon his
former companions. Naturally theso re
narks came- to the ears of those Inter
red r.nd It was decided that tho alleged
troducer should be punished.
Girls Armed With Rawhides.
Last night Ada Jennings, Lottie Barton,
i Jo Sherwood. Mollle Forglo, Marie Ilutch
Irs, Ella Hutchlns and Rose Jones held
an Informal meeting. Each was provided
mI with quirt, rawhldo or similar Implement.
2 A scout reported that MoKean was call
j I Ing on Miss Pratt, the daughter of the
; I Sin Pedro station agent. Tho party
: 1' walked quietly through tho darknens to
I' the Pratt residence and found the object
I' of their search sitting on the porch.
J One of the attacking partv called to
S him to conir out ns they wanted to apeak
j to him MoKean replied that he was cu
te 'caged. Thereupon the seven girls sur
I rounded him, dragged him from his chair,
' threw him down on the porch and began
V to .thresh him. Miss Pratt ptood by
jf screaming at the top of her voice. Iler
ir.nsJier. drawn by tho sound, nltempted
j in rescue the young man, but tms unevr
( tmmjjoubl pushed aside.
Applied for Warrants.
.Alto, tho castlgalinn and when the blood
v bad been washed from the cuts in Mc
R Kcan's faoo he. In company with Mr.
i Pratt, went In search of the Town Mar
jt shal. but that functionary happened to be
!i very busv In a remote part of tho settlc
I mtiit. Application was then made to Jus
. H:c cf 1"! p"o Klzer for warrants on
j the charge of assault, but tho Judge per
I juaded the complainants to think the mat
' ter over
' ..'Wo all had grievances against Mc
Kean," said one of tho young womon of
J; the horsewhipping party today. "Ho had
been scantl.ill7.lng all of ns and we do
i. cldc-d to give him a lesson. Why, one
!, , young lady felt so bad over the way ho
v talked about her that sho moved away"
jf from town "
I- Mr MoKean left this morning and his
Elde of the story could not bo secured.
I Sang Sacred
p' Song While Dying
j -Marvelous Self-Control of Littlo Girl
!f While Death Was Seizing Her
t Charred Body.
I PHILADELPHIA. July 10. As' littlo
1. Mary McKiasIck wan yielding up her Hfo
I In the. University hospital her quivering
Hps framed tho words of a sacred song.
riU.N'eai-cr. My God. to Thee."
Around ncr cot her paronls had gath
J jMtrod. Thoy, too, were burned In tho Bomo
accident that claimed tho llfo of their
y daughter ns a victim.
.' Little Mary had agreed to help hor
P10,u!cr and had put her baby brother to
! If bed In an upstairs room. After tho littlo
I on? was asleep buc started down tho
i j ilaire. carrying an oil lamp. Half way
v flown sho tripped and fell to tho bottom.
1 i. n her fall tho lamp broke and tho buni-
set "rc to hcr clothes.
1 :' on ner mothcr wont, to her rescue the
I '"'e Girl wau a mass of flames. Not
winking of tho danger, the mother at-
J1" to stamp out the. llamoa and tear
if otr the child's burning clothing. A mlnuto
jatar. when tho father rushed Into tho
"OUse, both mother and daughter had
?tlr clothing In llamcs and wero badly
y i-'1.1 almost superhuman strength Mc
I fcli31lck Picked up both his wife and child
; t hs arms and ran with them to Darby
' ti?:k! J"'1'01"0 tr"0 flames wero quickly o::-
I ttnguished Although seriously burned, It
1 is believed tho mother will recover.
f x'V10"811 1,1 frightful pain tho child did
. ?i l0?e consciousness. After tlic phvsl
I 5 ?no ?d poured fioothlng oils upon "hor
i?5' Mttr,' eyas rested upon hor pa
rentc, who sat at hor bedside. Sho realized
"io fatal nature of her awful burns, but
Li cf1'01 a,nd ?uemod happy at tho knowl
t f h, vJat d0.ulh would end hor sufferings.
i AH through tho night hor feoblo volco
S."8 .hcfld "irough Ue ward humming tho
f K .1? LV?'J 1i'mn fiho natl 30 o'ton eung
v ) i-j1 nul PaechalvlHo Sunday-schooH
' l? hcr v,i?rlfl, of trUBt wer only stopped
v?6?. deaU Ptoccd tho seal of allonco on
j air llp.'j,
t German Plcot Visits England.
PLYMOUTH, Eng., July U-Thoue-?
4. r Pcrsoilo Tvltnco3ed tho arrival
it Plymouth today of tho most power
ful German fleet over eocn In Groat
Britain. Eight battleships and noven
cruisers steamed Into tho naval bao on
ft visit of courtesy, amid deafening ya
utes and tho Brltirti and German od
H.ni8 e,xchanged vielta. Tho courtoMes
will bo kept up until July 13, wlh.-n tbo
'jOiTaans will depart.
No Sooday Callers
at Sagamore Hill
President Roosevelt Heaxa of Action
of Domocratic Convention
OYSTER BAY, N. Y July 10. This
was a notably quiet and uneventful day
at Sagamore Hill. No vleltors wero re
ceived by the Prosidont, although dur
ing tho afternoon a few relatives and
Intimate personal friends of the family
called at the Roonevelt home.
Tho President learned late In the day
of the final action of the St. Louis con
vention, but made no remarks on the
ticket or events of the convention.
Accompanied by Mrs. Roosevelt and
four of their children, the President at
tended rellgiouB corvlces a 11 o'clock In
Christ Episcopal church. Late In the
afternoon the President and his family
nnd the members of Emlcn Roosevelt's
family went for a long walk In the j
country .about Sagamore Hill.
Clerk From Victor
Clerk Mannix of Teller County, Colo
rado, in Fear of Life, Leaves
Cripple Creek District.
VICTOR, Colo., July 10. Frank P. Man
nix, Clerk and Recorder of Toller county,
has left Victor, having been accorded a
military guard as .far as Canon City. Tho
guard was commanded by Adjt.-Gon. Ticll.
Manuix has been beforo the citizens'
committee several times during tho past
week nnd his resignation demanded. This
he rofused to give, and the County com
missioners wero requested to remove him.
They replied that they were advised by
counsel that they had no authority to re
move Munulx, and declined to meet tho
request of the committee.
Mannix feared for his safety, and a
guard of military was placed at his resi
dence. Late lust r.lght he decided to leavo
the district, and Gen. Bell and a detail
of soldiers accompanied him. Mnnntx
sald he was not being deported. Diacuss
ing tho case, Gen. Bell is credited with
"Thero Is no telling what would happen
if Mannix remained In tho district. Ho
loft because he thought It would be facing
death to remain about Cripple Creok with
conditions as they aro today. Many ot
these men .aro almost mad. and probably
would be guilty of foolish acts If tho oc
casion came up. Thoy are not anno In
their judgment and their prejudices carry
thorn to extremes. It seems to bo now a
case of settling up old grudges, and you
can't tell what will happen. AVe nro doing
the best we can with soldiers who some
times work day and night."
Dead Train Bandit
Famous Montana Outlaw, Harvey
Logan, for Whom There Is a
Reward of ?1 8,000.
3CNOXVILLI3, Tonn., July 10. Towell
I. Spencc, a detectlvo employed by a Chi
cago agency, has returned to that city
after securing Identifications of two pic
tures which he had In his possession, sup
posed to bo photographs of the famous
.Montana bandit and train robber, Harvey
Early on the morning of June S a gang
held up a Denver & Rio Grande train near
Parachute, Colo., but after blowing open
two safes and shooting ono railroad em
ploye, they flecurod only ?10. A posse of
cowbovs was at onco organized and chase
was given. In the chaso ono of tho ban
dits was shot from his horso by a cow
boy and as soon as ho fell was soon to
Bhoot himself through thp head. Plcturew
were taken of the dead man.
Believing the photographs to be thoso
of Logan. Spence caino hore to Identify
tho bandit through Jail officers where
Logan had been confined more than a
year Sheriff Fox, from whom Logan es
caped, positively Identified the photo
graphs as those of Logan. So did Jailer
Thomas Bell, whom Logan held up at
tho point of a pistol whllo escaping from
Tho outstanding reward for the bandit is
varloufllv estimated at between S1S.O0O and
130 0. "it Is probablo that tho remains
will be ezhumod nnd further Identification
established, as I.ogan had many bullot
raarkr, on his body.
When ho escaped from tho Knoxvlllo
Jail Logan was under sentence of twenty
yearn for bringing into the State and
passing unsigned notes of tho Bonk of
Montana. 3-10.000 worth of which ho and
his gang secured In n Great Northorn
iixprefls hold-up In Wyoming. Beforo ho
was captured hero ho shot two policemen,
but they recovered.
BurglarB Missed $4000.
MILES CITY. Mont., July 10 J. W.
Smith's hardware store and the Btore at
the postofilce wore entered Thursday
night by burglare. From the flrtrt. placo
eighteen .razor.' and seventy-five pocket
knives were taken, and from tho latter
place a gold watch was taken. Tho
robbers missed a grip In Mr. Smith's
place which contained 34000 in cash
kl Eyes of Sheep
Man Killed and Hie Clothing Is
. Stripped From Him by the
BOISE. Ida., July 10. Tho body of Jo
soph L. Davis was brought to Bolso to
day. Ho was killed by a bolt of lightning
Friday afternoon, near Quartzburg.
Davis was a son-in-law of TVlllIam How
ell of this place and wa3 In the moun
tains looking aftor some cftttlo and sheep
thoy had thero A thundorstorm camo up
and llshlnlng struck tho pole of tho tont
In which Davis was sitting It struck him
In tho neck and tore off ull his clothes,
Tho herder was out coring for a band
of 200 bucks. A bolt of lightning foil
among them, killing slxty-ono and Injur
ing many others, Bomo animals wero lftft
allvo with their oyos burned out. Tho
bolt seems lo have been remarkable.
Dead bucks woro found fairly driven Into !
tho ground. When tho herder returnad to
tho tent he found Davis dead.
Japanese, Surprised, Fight Bravely,
hut Aro Worsted by Russians.
LI AO YANG, July 10. Tho recent ro
connolsaancc In force beyond Holl Yan was
carried out with swIftneSH and decision.
Tho Russians twlco caught tho Japanoso
napping and demonstrated thu effective
ness of Russian bayonet work onco the
troops get to cloeo quartera.
Count Kullor personally accompanied
the force to Hoi Van und from thero sent
Col. GarnetsI with threo camp3 lo tho
right toward Tcha Kumon Za and Col.
Lotchltflky With two battalions In tho di
rection of Takallnao.
Col. Oarnctsl'H column arrived at tho
Jnpancno camp nt midnight July 4. A
Japanese plokot was surprised and wiped
out after lighting bravoly, one Japanese
killing a Rusplan officer In a sword duel.
Tho RuPHlans, without pausing, swept
Into tho camp, carrying tho half -awakened
Japaneo over the brow of tho hill
nt tho point of tho bayonet. Tho few
who escaped carried the news, as tho re
sult of which on tho next day the Jnpan
css brought up two regimcnta and forced
a Russian retreat.
Col. Lqtchltoky had a very similar ex
perience He caught tho Japanese camp
asloop at 2 o'clock In the morning and
carried It with tho bayonet after terrlblo
slaughter and without firing a shot.
Tho Russians lost heavily on tho retreat
next day, but rcconnolusanco was satis
factory, as It developed the strength and
location of tho Japanese forces
Col. Lotchltflkys forco marched over
sixteen miles In a slnglo night, carrying
tho wounded back over a mountainous
road. Count KellO Is holding the gate
way to Llao Yang. , .
fell in ids!
Shocking- Death of Miner Who Fell
Down Shaft After Setting
Special to The Tribune.
RENO, July 10. Suspended in a yhaft
three hundred feet from the bottom of
the Little Tcnopah mine at Tonopah
today. Earnest L. Clausen fell from a
bucket Into tho midst of five exploding
blasts, and met instant death. IIIo
body was frightfully mangled.
Clausen was working with Roger
Dougherty. Tho two had Just set off
a round of blasts and were being hauled
to the surface to await the explosion.
The cable became caught 300 feet from
tho bottom and Clausen got on the edgo
to straighten It when he lost his footing
nnd fell. He was 31 years of age, a na
tive of Minnesota and unmarried.
ftGOB HANGS NEGRO.
Man Suspected of Choking and
Threatening Whito Woman.
HOUSTON. Miss., July 10 "We. the
jury, find that tho deceased, Jesso Tuck
er, camo to his death by hanging o.t tho
hands of unknown pernons," was tho
verdict of tho Coroner's Jury this morn
lng, delivered while stnndlng on tho
overhead bridge of tho Mobile & Ohio
railroad, under which, hung at tho end
of an inch grass rope the body of Jesso
Tucker. , ,
Last night, whllo many citizens wero
attending a circus, the negro entered tho
bedroom of Mrs. J. E. Johnston, where
sho was asleep with her children, turned
out tho light, wont to tho bcdsldo and
caught Mrs. Johnston by the throat with
one hand and told her If sho screamed
ho would blow hor brains out.
Mrs. Johnston reached for a rovolvcr
and told tho negro fiho would blow his
brains out. frightening tho negro, who
turned and made his cscapo through a
window. , , . .
Mrs Johnston's outcries brought as
sistance and a party went to the near
est house, In which lived Jesso Tucker,
nnd found him hiding between two mat
tresses. Tho crowd then dispersed, and
Domo tlmo beforo daybreak the negro was
carried to the bridge by unknown per
i nono and banged
Rest Will Restore
Bryan to Health
Leaves For His Nebraska Home To
night and His Condition Is Not
ST. LOUIS, July 10. Mr. JBryan left tho
Jefferson hotel early today and wont to
the-resldonco of. his cousin, Dr. Jennings,
In this city. His physical condition was
much Improved over yesterday and he ex
pects to leavo for his home In Lincoln to
When Mr. Bryan left his bed last night
to go to the convention hall his tempera
ture was above 100 and ho complained of
much soreness of tho lungs. He was ex
amined nfter tho close of the convention
by Dr. Osborne, who decided there was
nothing alarming in Mr. Bryan's condi
tion, and that quiet and rest would quick
ly rctUoro him to his usual good health.
Ills appearance at the, convention hall
was In opposition to tho command of his
physician and contrary to the wishes of
his friends. He left his bed at a tlmo
when his attendants wero absent from tho
room and In doing so created no littlo
alarm for his safety.
He Lost His Job
Frenzied Bavarian Tries to Extermi
nate Family of His Former
SAM FRANCISCO. July 10. Because ho
was discharged from .a position that not
led him J2.C0 per week, August Gcbor,
alias Schell, today tried to oxtermlnato
tho family of his former employer, Georgo
Harlmann, Sr., a painter. Gehor was dls
diargcd this morning for Insulting.
Charles Harlmann, a son of tho employer.
Gcber, who lived with the family, went
upstairs and, returning with a revolver,
lirod at Ilartmann, Sr. The old man llpd
nr.d his son, Georgo. slammed a door In
Goner's face. Geber tired twlco through
tho door, one bullet entering George's
arm. Georgo staggered back, and Golior.
rushing through, knocked aged Mrs.
Harlmann down with a blow In tho face.
Ho ran lo tho front yard, whero he inot
young Charles Hartmann, whom ho shot
through tho throat, causing almost In
Gcber then ran Into tho street, flourish
ing his revolver. Ho was overtaken by
Policeman Tyre.ll and a despcrato tight
followed. Tho policeman managed to get
ono hnild on Gcb'er's revolver and finally
got hold of his club with which to beat
tho fronzled man Into submission. Gobor
Is a Bavarian, about 50 years old.
Great Strike Threatened.
CHICAGO, July 10. A gonoral strlko In
volving -10,000 union men engaged In tho
paolrlng Industry In tho nlno big packing
centers of the country is said to he Im
minent. Negotiations between tho ofuclata
of tho Amalgamated Meat Cuttors and
Butcher Workmen of America and tho
.big packing firms have been broken off
and the unionists of Chicago will meet to
morrow night to vote on a strlko.
Rear-End Collision and 1 7 Dead
NEW YORK. July 10. Sevontcon pooplo
wero klllod and about fifty Injured In a.
colllolon which oocurred at MIdvalo, N. J.,
Just beforo noon today, when a regular
paEBonger train on tho Greenwood Lake
branch of tho Erlo railroad ran into an
excursion train that had boon Hloppod to
tnko water. All tho dead and Injured
lived In Hobokcn, Jersey City and Now
Tho klllod In tho ucoldont are:
Heurv Ottorstedt, Hobokcn,
William Weldomeyor, Jr., Hobokon,
William Ronso, Now York. '
Mxh, Anna, Lomfcolu, JSaw, Yorltp
William Lane, Hoboken.
Hcnrv Beokcr, Hobokon.
William Rohllnsr, Hobokcn.
William Wlndcrknccht, Hobokcn.
Georgo Sohcer, Hoboken.
Honry Koch. Hobokon.
Jnadoro Manser. Hobokon- ,
Frank Holnwcddcll (child), Hobokcn,
Georgo McDormott. Hobokon.
William Wlotow, Wont Hobokcn.
E. IC. Kelloy. Jcrsoy City.
Agnes Lemokohol (ohlld). Now York.
Boy, named supposed to bo Batterson.
Tho acoidont is bellovcd to have, rosult
od from a towor oporator having lowered
his nlgnal loo soon. The train which was
run Into was a spoclal carrying moot or
tho Plattdoutschor usHoolatlon of Hobo
ken on their annual outing and had be- I
hind poEflengdra, It oonDiotcd of twelve
cars aad vo flnfflnw, Th uxs ODfiino
Salt Laker's Sheep
H. H. LawBon's Herders Disarmed
and Throats Cut of IGOO of
ASPEN, Colo., July 10. Word has
reached hero that 1500 aheep owned by H.
H. Lawson of Salt Lake City had been
killed by Gunnison county cowboys. Law
son had several thousand sheop on tho
ranges In this vicinity.
Ono bunch was In Taylor park In chargo
of three borders. Tho cowboys swooped
down upon tho hordors nnd dlsormod
them. Then they cut the throats of about
3600 of the sheep.
When Mr. Lawson was called up by Tho
Tribuno last night, he said that he had
not been advised of tho loss df the sheep.
Thoy aro not his property, but belong to
B. F. Saunders, a wealthy Salt Luko
sheepman. Mr. Lawijon, however, has
had them In chargo and placed them on
tho rango near ABpcn.
"I have no Idea," said Mr. Lawson,
"what could havo prompted such an act
by tho cattlemen. So far as I know thero
has been no friction and no dlsputo over
tho range. Mr. Saunders may havo fur
Mr. Saunders said, In speaking of the
matlor: "I have received a very meager
account of the affair and would rather not
discuss It until I got a roport from tho
man whom I havo sent to Investigate. The
Bhecp woro ranging about forty1 miles
oast of Aspen and only a part of tho
Hock was killed. Tho borders wero not
armed, as wo expected no trouble. Thero
havo been conflicts between sheep and
cattlemon In somo parts of the country,
but wo did not look for any trouble. I
own sheep In several States, but this is
tho first time I have been Injured by cat
tlemen. 1 cannot glvo the value of thb
sheep killed nor tell what steps will bo
taken to recover their value yet."
had takon water and tho train had movod
up and stopped with tho oocond cngluo
beside tho tank, when tho rogulnr train
drow near. Tho flagman of tho special
signaled tho engineer of tho oncoming
train, but, owing to a curve In tho road,
his flag was not seen until too late..
It is said that tho engineer of tho regu
Inr train had slowed down to about ton
rnllos an hoar beforo ho crashed Into tho
speolal. but his onglne toro through tho
roar oar and drovo tho forward end of
that car Into tho car ahead Tho killed
and Injured wero In theso two cars.,
Tho wrcckago did not catch fire, and
I tho work of taking out tho dead and
I maimed was accomplished quickly.
An engine and cars wero sent from Llt
I tlo Falls to tho ocono of Uio wreck. AH
i thoeo hurt woro oventuolly takon cither
to tbolr homo or o hospital.
Aftermath of Big Convention M
Reveals Interesting Sidelights I
Obliged Receiving Operator
to Personally Verify Its
Democratic Nominee Goes to Church,
Passes Uneventful Day and He
ESOPUS, N. Y., July 10-It Is now
known that Judge. Parker's telegram to
Mr. Shochan was sent from the Western
Union telegraph office at Esopus, and tho
story of the precautions taken, both to
keep It secret and to verify Its authentic
ity beforo it was delivered, constltuto a
remarkable chapter In the story of this
extraordinary political incident.
Message Entrusted to Coachman.
Judgo Iarker's coachman, Robinson,
took tho' original message to tho West
Shoro station at Esopus at 11:30 yesterday
and delivered It to the Western Union 6p
erator there with Impressive caution as to
The message was addressod to- William
F. Sheehan at the Jefferson hotel. St.
Louis. Very soon after It hud beeh sent,
the superintendent of the Western Union
Telegraph company. In New York called
up the Esopus operator nnd required him
to personally verify the original telegram
by a visit to Judge Parker himself.
The delivery of tho messuge In St. Louis,
It appeal's, was being delayed until the au
thenticity of the dispatch could bo proved
beyond question. The operator called
Judge Parker's houso on the telephone,
and Insisted upon talking with the Judgo
himself (whose voice he recognized), and
told him of the situation.
At Judge Parker's request the operator
read tho message to the Judge, and upon
the lattor's assurance that It was all right,
St. Louis received word lo deliver it to
Nominee Gees to Church.
In spite of the very unusual hour at
vhlrh .Tnlirt Purlfpr rntli-nl this mornln;r.
after receipt of tho news from St. Louis,
he was prompt In his depnrturo for church
at Kingston today. He drovo with Mrs.
Parker to tho Episcopal mission church of
tho Holy Cross at Kingston, whero hla
son-in-law, Rev. Charles M. Hall, Is rec
tor, Mr. Hall has been attending tho St.
Louis convention, and in his absence Row
Dr. Edward Cooper, rector of the Church
of St. John the Divine at Masbrouck
Heights, N. J.. conducted the services.
Judge Parker assisted In taking up the
collection. Tho sermon Included no refer
enc3 to matters civic or political.
After tho service Dr. Cooper was asked
If ho had Judge Parker's sllenco In mind
In his reference to tho eloquence of llfo
rather than of Hps, when he said:
"11 Is not the eloquence In life that
speaks as loudly or counts as much as the
life Itself of a man."
Tho doctor smiled, but declined to say.
Thla afternoon tho Domocratic nonilnen
for President epont his lellsuro time seated
on his veranda with a number of friends.
JRcceivcs Many Congratulations.
Telegrams of congratulations for Judge
Parker contlnuo to arrive. Among thoso
received today wore tho following:
From Cord Meyer, chairman of tho
Democratic Stato committee. "After re
ceipt of your message to Sheehan and
final action of tho convention, 1 hasten
to congratulate you hoarllly on your nom
ination. Our work In New York Is much
lightened and success assured."
From Gage E. Tarboll, president of tho
Cortlandt County Society of Now York
Cltv (Cortland county Is Judgo Parkor's
birthplace): "Air your Cortlandt county
friends rejoice with you. Heartiest con
gratulations." From Supremo Court Justice D. Cady
Horrlck of Albany: "Tho honeat thing,
tho brave thing; party to be congratu
lated." From Arthur Pup Gorman. Jr.. at fat
Louis. "Maryland delegates congratulato
you upon your splendid Ictory.'
From United Staton Senator Georgo
Turner of Washington Stato, at St. Louis:
"SIncorost congratulations and confident
prediction of victory,"
Missouri's Support Pledged.
From Gov. A M. Dockory of Missouri:
"Missouri will give you loyal and en
Telegrams have also been received from
Joseph Pulitzer, New York; former Con
gressman Henry St. Georgo Tucker of
Virginia, and many others.
Judge Parker tonight ocnt tho follow
ing telegram of congratulation to Honry
G. Davis of West Virginia, who was nom
inated for Vice-President: "I congratu
lato you and tho party on your nomina
tion for the office of Vlco-Preoldont."
Judgo Parker has not yet rccolved tho
telegram which tho St. Louis convention
voted should bo sent to him In reply to
his dispatch addreHBod to William F.
Shochan, In which ho doclarcd his allogl
anco to tho gold standard.
Whllo It has not yet reached him In any
formal way, ho Is acquainted with Its
wording, tho text of It having been com
municated to him at Roscmont last night
by tho Associated Press an soon us It
had beon adopted by tho convention, to
gether with tho main facts of tho battlo
ovor tho qucHtlon and tho details of tho
voto. . ......
Tho Judgo today persisted In" his re
fusal to discuss any question In conncc- .
lion with hlu candidacy.
Texas Congressman Renominated.
WACO. 'L'ox.. July 10. Roturno from tho
Eleventh CoiigresHionnl district prlmorlos
show that CongroHwman R. L. Honry has
dofoatcd Judgo Go raid.
Land Tom Taggert
Won't Elect Chairman of National
Committee Until After Confor
enco With Judgo Parker.
ST. LOUIS. July 10. Tho Domocratld
National commlttoo. new In its make-up,
met at 2.C0 o'clock this morning and again
at 4 o'clock this afternoon with tho
avowed Intention on behalf of tho sup
porters of Taggert of Indiana of organ
izing by olcotlng him chairman.
Tho oarly morning meeting was not ful
ly attonded, and tho object aimed at was
not accomplished. It was pointed out by
Mr. Mack of Now York that It would bo
dlscourteouu to tako any uotlon until Mr.
Parker, as tho candidate, wib consulted.
Tho Taggert men, whllo not enough to
elect, otlll suggested that Mr. Hill, Mr.
Sheehan and Mr. Bolmont, tho candidate's
friends, were still here, and adopted a'
resolution that they bo Invited to moot the
commlttoo this afternoon.
When afternoon camo thero wore threo
new complications In tho way of eloctlng.
Chairman Jones of tho old committee,
boldly assorted that such action as con
templated would bo unprecedented, and,
In fact. Illegal.
First Meeting in Now York.
It also turned out that at a lafj hour
tho convention adopted a resolution au
thorizing Chairman Jones of tho old com
mittee to call tho new commlttco together
In New York City at such time as ho
Then the other thing was that Sonator
Hill and Mr. Sheehan left for New York
at noon and could not, therefore atteud
Sonator James K. Jones, the retiring
chairman of th Nutlonat committee,
maJc this btatcnient to tho Associated
"The National convention, bv specific
resolution adopted unst mgnt, authorized
me; in fact. Instructed me, to call the
first meeting of tho now commlttco in
New York city. Until I call It, the new
committee cannot organize, and meetings
they have held aro unauthorized. Now,
let mo say, forcibly If need bo. that, act
ing under the convention authority, 1
shall call tho National committee to meet
In Now York city at such tlmo as Judgo
Parker shall designate, for before I call
it I shall call him. It would be an un
precedented thing for the now commlttco
to organize without consultation with tho i
candidate. Such a thing was never heard
Would Not Speak For Parker.
Just after tho afternoon session began,
Mr. Taggert, who was presiding, was
asked to retire so that ho need not be em
barrassed. August Belmont of New York
was called Into the room and asked to
glvo Judge Parker's views. He said he
could not do so.
Col. Guffey Insisted that precedent do
manded that the cornirrltteo courteously
await Judge Parker's opinion. "In fact,"
he said, "tho resolution of last night pre
cluied any action until Chairman Jones
Issued a call for Now York."
Senator Bailey of Texas said that tho
matter should bo sciiied at once. It was
customary for tho commlttco to moot Im
mediately after tho adjournment and
elect, and a resolution was passed last
Thursday to that effect by the convention.
"I guess," ho said, "that we can havo
Judgo Parker's views In a few moments
from his friends here. If they euro to
Aftor nearly two hours of debate, Sena-
tor Bailoy offered a compromlso If the
committee would adopt a resolution In
dorsing tho candidacy of Thomas Taggert
for chairman of tho commlttco. Mr. Mack
agreed to this, and the resolution was
adopted. The committee will thcroforo
moot In New York on the call of former
Great Majority for Taggert.
Tho following National Committeemen,
or their proxies ns designated, woro pres
ent and unanimously voted In favor of
tho ndoptlon of tho rcsoVytlon Indorsing
the candidacy ot Thomas Taggert for
Alabnma H D. Clayton.
Arkansas W. II. Martin (proxy).
California M. S. Tarpey.
Colorado John I. Mullens.
Connecticut Homer S. Cummlna.
Florida J. B. Browne.
Georgia Clark Howell (proxy).
Idnho I. P Donnelly.
Illinois R. C. Sullivan.
I own Charles A. Welsh,
Khusup John H. Atwood.
Kenhicky Urev Woodson.
Louisiana Nowton C. Blancbard
Marvland L. V. Baaghman (proxy).
Michigan Daniel J. Campan.
MlMdsslppl C. H. Williams.
Missouri M. A. Rothwell (proxy).
Montana C. W. Hoffman.
Nebraska J. C, Dahlman.
Nevada John H. Dennis.
Now York Norman B. Mack.
Ohio John R. McLean (proxy),
Oregon F. V. Holman.
Pennsylvania J. M. Guffey.
Rhode Island Georce W. Green.
South Dakota E. S. Johnson.
Tonnessco R. E. Lj Mountco3tle.
Texas R. M. Johnston..
Utah-D. H, Pecry.
Washington John Y. Torry.
West Virginia John T McGraw.
Wisconsin T. E. Ryan.
Wyoming J. E. Oobornc
Alaska Arthur Dclaney.
Arizona Bon M. Crawford.
District of ColumblaTames L. Norrls.
New Mexico H, B. Ferguson.
Oklahoma Richard A. Blllups.
Porto Rico David M. Field.
JAPS FATAL ATTACK
ON PORT ARTHUR
X CHEFOO, July 11. A European,
who loft Port Arthur at 0 o'clock
4- Sunday afternoon, roports that tho 4-
-f Japanese mndo a torpedo attack
Sunday morning, attempting to
-t- ponotralo Into tho harbor. They
-1- wore repulsed without loss to olther -f
4- Tho European furthor reports
-f- that on July 7 aevoro fighting oc- -f
-f currod uround Port Arthur. Tho 4-
4- Russians claimed to havo driven 4-
4- the Jupancso back on all sldOB, but 4-
4- admitted a loss of over 1000 killed. 4
Seven hundred wounded nro said to 4-
4- have, arrived at Port Arthur July S. 4-
4- and If was reported that raoro wore 4-
4- lo como In. 4-
Bryan's MidoightEffort ' M
for Money Plank, I
When Parker's Telegram H
Threatened to Reopen 'H
Most Interesting Incident of Great
Convention Wearied Delegates . I i
Are Leaving. j ' jH
ST. LOUIS. July 10. Tind delegates left 1
tho convention hall as quickly ns possible ' IH
after adjournment this morning and 1
sought long delayed and much needed
Very few of them left tho city on the 1 jH
early trains. Tho unflagging lntcroet that
had spurred them through tho long hours
of tho convontlon permitted the majority
of the delegates to secure hut little sleep
after Its adjournment and the hotel corrl- - IH
dors were crowded with groups of heavy- '
eyed and apparently thoroughly exhausted i'
Many of tho delegates decided to enjoy ,j
somo recreation and street cars to subur- ll
ban amusement -parks were crowded dur- , Itf
ing the lato hours of tho day. j
Spent Day Sight-Seeing. ' (
Many visited tho World's Fair, as by !-U
spoclal permission they wero admitted on rr 'H
Sunday, but the early hours of the oven- i jiH
Ing found the politicians again clustered jH
in the hotel corridors and the topic of con- 1 i nH
vcrsntion seemed, by general consent, to IH
change to statements concerning Individ- -H
ual physical discomforts and tho amount TH
of sleep nece&sary to restore tlicin to a 'H
normal condition. Then followed a gen- 'JH
cral oxodus and the union station tonight
was crowded with departing delegates.
It will probably bo several days before
all havo left tho city, as a large number L
of both delegates and newspapermen havo I jH
decided to remain and visit tho World's 4
Closing Hours Dramatic. ' J
Tho closing hours of tho convontlon. . 'H
which reached final adjournment at 1:30
a'clock Sunday morning, were full of dru
In tho preceding session, at which Judgo
A B Parker, after ten hours of stirring i ,
speeches, was nominated, tho most notu- ,
bto of which was that of William J. Bry- ' 'll
an, seconding tho nomination of Senator J
F. M. Cockroll, tho Intensely dramatic j H
econos of tho final hours will long llvo In i
tho memories of all thoso who wero pros- I t
Whon tho convention met at 2 o'clock , (jH
Saturday afternoon to nominate a vice- IH
presidential candidate and closo up Its JH
business everything Indicated prompt ac- 1 jlH
tlon and an early adjournment. Before v'H
tho convention was called to order, how- 1 QH
over, it was decided by tho leaders to I fH
toko a rccoss until tho leaders could agree I ' jfH
upon a vice-presidential candidate. . IH
Thero was eornc opposition to this plan j ) lH
among tho delegates, but at 4:20 p. m. iK
Chairman Clark doclarcd a recess until ' V
5:20 p. m. A
Prompt Finish Indicated. ''
When the convention reconvened at 5:20. i( )
and tho dolegatcs were once moro In their W iH
seats, everything Indicated a prompt fin- ;
Ish and early adjournment. Whllo the i , JH
delegates nnd a comparatively small ,
crowd waited for tho session to begin.
there wns a conference among tho leaders ) IH
on tho platform. M
A rumor quickly spread among tho dele- '
gates, and thence to tho spectators, that v i
Judgo Parkor had sent a telegram to the V yM
Now York delegation leaders defining his i lH
views on tho financial policy which ho
would pursuo If cloctcd, and requesting 1
that his position bo ir.ado clear to the - IH
Tho roport acted like an olectrlc shock i fl
to tho weary delegates. Thero was a
hurrying to and fro among the leaders, fl
end knots of dnlegnt&s gathered In ovcry
part of tho auditorium.
Sensational Roport Sproad. '1
An ovonlng paper spread tbo report that t
Sonator Carmack had received a tologram
from Judge Parker practically declining ll
tho nomination unlets a gold plank was
Inserted In tho platform. Thin report
proved to bo untrue, but It served to 1
arouso Intense Interest in tho public vlH
mind, and thoro was a rush to suo tho ' 1H
sensational Incidents that would surely J IH
Whllo tho lcadors conferred nominating 1 JH
speeches for n Vlcc-Frcsldcntlal candidate ',
woro being made, but thoy attracted vory
little attention oxcopt from thoso who : 1
know nothing of. tho storm that was Jll
browing In thoir midst. TH
Shortly after 7 o'clock, when all nom- iM
lnatlons had closed and tho convontlon H
was on tho point of taking a ballot for 1
Vlco-Prosldontlal nomlnoo, a recess was H
declared until a o'clook. B
v Leaders Discuss Incident .H
Thoro was a conference immediately
after recess, attonded by Senators Hill vl
and Tillman. Messrs, Sheehan. John Sharp nl
Williams and other lcadors. at which tfflH
Parkor's telegram was discussed and a -lll
cuurso of action decided upon. , H
News that tho night session would pro-
duco a Honnntlonal dobato grow great I : H
crowds to tho CollKoum. Thero was a ! AJjJH
suppressed fooling of oxoltomont nmonj 1 'sl
delegates nnd spectators allko. i j?H
Whon Chairman Clark called iho con- ,' ifH
vention to order nt 0 o'clock and order j'l
had beon restored. Gov. Varduman of ( H
Mississippi rose and, without waiting to
bo rccognlzod by tho ohidr, addressed tho i 1 IH
convontlon. Ho sold thoro wus a rumor I 'M
I. brood that a telegram had boon received I- H
from Judgo Parkor which concerned 'JH
every dclogato In tho convention, and ho H
moved that tho gentleman of tho Now , H
York delegation who rccolved It bo r- 'H
quostcd to road It lo tho convention. jlH
Intense Interest Felt. ' ,H
Chnlrman Clark put this motion, but.
upon tho suggostlon of Georgo Ralnos of 'B
Now York, action upon it was deferred j IHH