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'BIG JACK' ZELIC,
GOTHAMGUNMAN,
SHOT TO DEATH
Gangster Mentioned in Rosen
thal Case Killed on a
Street Dar.
MURDEREfTIS ARRESTED
Fruit Dealer Declares He Wanted
Revenge Because of Hold-up.
Police SeeV Other Motive.
New York. Oct B. "Big Jack" Zellg.
the smiling man of .mystery, closely as
sociated with the group of gamblers in
dicted for the Rosenthal murder and
jet sq fearlessly clever that he alone of
all the group -walked the streets of. New
York safe and unchallenged after the
killing, was himself shot to death to"
night with the same boldness and reck
less daring that marked the dramatic
Sniirrtpr of Rosenthal.
The police at midnight were still baf
fled in their endeavor to lorge a unit oe-
tween the assassin of Zellg and the men
now In prison accused or Killing Kosen
thal. They understood the grim signifi
cance of such a tragedy at such a time.
when Zelix was regarded as a possible
ltipM of utmost cower for the State,
but the man who killed him insisted he
committed the deed to avenge himself
because Zellg had robbed him of $400
earlier in the day.
An open trolley car was moving north
ward in Second Avenue shortly after
S 30. Zellg was sitting on the fourth
seat from the rear end. A man running
from a doorway near Thirteenth Street
began to run after the car It was not
going ery fast. In fact, the man could
easily have overtaken It before it reachd
Fourteenth Street. But he waited until
the crossing of the Fourteenth Street line
cut off the light in the car for the in
stant of passing.
Fires In DnrVneas.
In the moment of darkness there was
the red flash and the crashing report of
a pistol shot.
The Dursuinz man had Jumped upon the
running board, had pressed a revolver
.alnst "Jack" Belle's head and fired.
Zellg had swerved his head at the last
minute, and the bullet. Instead of enter
ing bis temple, went through his brain
from behind the rigbtar.
The man whose name had been a name
of terror on the East Side for years, who
had been knownaone of the most
shrewd and fearJeSi-'gang leaders tof the
city, crumpled up And fell with his head
upon the lap of a woman who sat next to
him
There- was panic and confusion. The
msn who fired the shot met a. rush or
men from the car. He cowed-tnem witn
his gun. and then, turning suddenly, be-
can to run through Fourteenth Street
eastward
He still carried the weapon in his hand,
Policeman Faul Schmidt had heard the
rhot while he was heading a parade of
Jewish citizens marching up Second Ave
nue. He had started in pursuit of'the
man he saw running He overtook mm,
seized him from behind, took the gun
away from him and took him to the East
Twenty-second Street police station.
Citj Official Mlrrr.l.
Zelig had died within two minutes
after the shot. When they had taken
him to Bellevue and identified him by
cards and letters on his person, the
entire official life of the city was sud
dently and seriously stirred.
While Inspector Faurot was order
ing immediate transference of the prls
oner to headquarters. District Attorney
Whitman, summoned from his home,
was speeding there to receive the ear
liest statements of the man.
Zellg had been regarded as one ol
the principal witnesses for the State,
according to the district attorney's
own statement. He was expected to
testify that Jack Rose came to him.
few days before the murder, to ask
him to pick the four gunmen who were
to do the shooting.
In this light. letters that were found
on the dead body of Zellg in the Belle
vue morgue to-night became grimly
significant.
Not that the letters carried threat or
menace. They were even fulsome in their
Continued on Pace Eight.
SUPPORT PLEDGED
TO THE PRESIDENT
National Republican Club, at Fall
Meeting, Says Nomination
Was Fair.
Resolutions pledging the hearty sup
port of the Republicans of the District
to the candidacy of President Taft and
Vice President Sherman in the coming
election were unanimously passed by the
National Republican Club of the Dis
trict at Its first fall meeting. The reso
lutions also state that It is the unani
mous belief of the members of the club
that the cries of "stop thief" are fac
tional and unwarranted, and that the
nomination of President Taft and Vice
President Sherman were brought about
by perfectly fair and just means.
An election held to fill the two exist
ing vacancies on the board of governors
of the club resulted in the unanimous
choice of B. F. Smith and C. E. Rich
ardson. Charles Linking was selected as the
assistant treasurer of the National Re
publican Club. He will act as assistant
to National Treasurer Sheldon. Mr. LIn
klns was nominated by Cbapln Brown,
and the secretary of the club was In
structed to cast the unanimous ballot of
the club for Mr. LInklns.
Explosions In Powder Mills.
Peoria, 111, Oct. S One man wag
killed and ten injured In an explosion
at the mill of the Western Powder
Manufacturing Company at noon to
day. The shock was plainly felt In
Peoria, although the-ni(llv,ls twelve
miles away.
Gibbstown. N. J, Oct. 5 Houses
within a radius of ten miles were
shaken as though by an earthquake to
day by three explosions in the Gibbs
town powder plant, of the Da .Pont
Powder Company. Heavy damage was
dons. I
CORNELIUS TANDEEBUT
MAKES AEROPLANE FLIGHT
WITH-jfyiATOB BEATTY
New York. Oct. . Lieut. Cot Cornelius
Vanderbllt enjoyed his first flight In an
aeroplane at the Hempstead Plains avia
tion field this afternoon, and declared it
was the beat fun he ever had.
He shook hands with George W. Beatty,
the aviator, who took him up in the air
tor about ten minutes, and congratulated
the aviator, on the skillful manner In
which he handled the machine, Mr. Van
derbllt said he would like to make another
flight some time. "But don't tell my
wife." he added.
Til help you prove an alibi." said
Beatty. -
BRAGG. IN FIAT,
WINSGRANDfRIZE
Ralph De Palma Badly Injured
When He Goes Into Ditch
on Last Lap.
GRAND PRIZE SUMMARIES.
Bragg, in Fiat car, first, aver
aging 69.3 miles per hour: Berg
doll, In Benz, second; Anderson.
In Stutz. third; Oldfield, in Fiat,"
fourth; Clark In Mercedes, fifth.
Horan and Burman, in Benz,
sixth.
Starters. 12.
Finishers, S.
Fastest lap By Tetzlaff. 77.2.
miles per hour.
Number of spectators about
100,000.
Distance 'of race 110 miles
Bragg's final time 5:59:27.
Milwaukee. Wis., Qct. 5. The fourth
annual grand prize, America's most
celebrated road race for automobiles of
unlimited dplslacement, was run over
the Wauwatosa course here this after
noon anu was won by Caleb Bragg,
driving a Fiat car. His time for the 410
miles was 5 hours 59 minutes 27 seconds,
an average speed of 69 3 miles an hour.
Erwln Bergdoll. in a Benz, was second,
and G. Anderson, In a Stutz, was third.
The race was marred on the final lap
by a serious accident to Ralph De
Palma, winner of tha- Vanderbllt .Cup
earlier 4n the week, and Tom Alley, his
mechanician. In a desperate effort to
pass Bragg De Palma's Mercedes col
lided with Bragg's Fiat and the Mercedes
was overturned and ditched, De Palma
landing twenty feetaway, and Alley in
the ditch. i t l-
-De .Palma-sustained. a compound fae
ture of the left leg and a puncture of
the abdomen. His condition Is not be
lieved to be serious, because the punc
ture apparently Is not bad. Alley has
a fracture of the right shoulder
For ten laps Bragg had been leading,
and starting the final lap he was three
minutes ahead of De Palma. He was
driving cautiously, as the front springs
of his Flat were broken, and. approach
ing the slope where the accident oc
curredthe spot where Bruce-Brown was
killed last week he cut down his throttle.
De Palma, on the contrary, accelerated
his speed down the hill In a desperate
effort to cut down the minutes that stood
between him and victory.
De rnlmn'a Car In Ditch.
The two machines came over the crest
of the hill five yards apart, and scarcely
had Bragg diminished his speed until
the Mercedes struck him Bragg's ma
chine scarcely "swerved, but the Mer
cedes turned sharply oft the road, rolled
completely over, then stood right side
up, with Its nose In the ditch and the
driver's and mechanicians seats empty.
Bragg completed the lap and then
drove to the spot where the accident
occurred
Eye witnesses of the accident declared
that It was unavoidable
Twelve cars started In the race and
six finished The fastest lap was made
by Teddy Tetzlaff, driving a Flat. He
covered the course at a speed of 77 2
miles an hour. The winner's fastest
lap was negotiated at the rate of 76.5
miles an hour. i
Burman's car was tb first of many toA
fall by the wavslde because of thecrdaiice with that view. The gov
tough going and the hot pace estab- f
lished by Tetzlaff. Burman lasted only
two laps. In the third lap Wlshart
withdrew because of a broken connect
ing rod. Meanwhile. Tetzlaff and Bragg
were fighting for the honor of negotiat
ing the fasest lap of the day. Teddy
went around in six minutes, twelve sec
onds and Bragg responded with two
seconds better.
De Palma and Bergdoll contented
themselves with a slower pace until
they had covered nearly half the race.
Then Do Palma passed Tetzlaff and
likewise Bragg, and enjoyed a momen
tary reign, of glory.
Tetzlaff helped out the situation, by
breaking a distance rod and he had
covered 241 miles when he stopped for a
final rest.
Hughes Is Disappointment.
Hugh Hughes disappointed thousands
of hopeful friends when his Mercer
petered out after sixteen laps with a
broken gasoline line. Fontaine had re-
pieced Nelson, In the Lozler. He was
filth or sixth all the time until the twen
tieth lap, when he followed Burman,
Wlshart and Hughes to the discards.
,Clark, in the Mercedes, followed Old
field lap after lap. with Horan in the
Benz bringing up the rear. Both men
made stops for tire and minor troubles,
but they kept In the race.
On the forty-fourth lap Bragg nad De
Palma retained their relative position,
the former holding a lead of seven min
utes. On his forty-fourth lap De Palma stop
ped at the pits for water and lost many
valuable seconds. Passing the stand on
his forty-sixth lap, Bragg led De Palma
by 6 minutes 21 seconds with six laps
to gov
Oq the fiftieth lap Bragg lost several
seconds, retaining his lead over De
Palma by only3 minutes 2Sseconds.
When Bragg received the, flag an
nouncement for his last lap, he was 2
minutes 20 seconds ahead of De Palma,
and nothing but an accident could lose
the race for him. It seemed like a week
before Bragg or De Palma appeared.
Suddenly word was received that De
Palma was In the ditch. Then Bragg
reached the finish line, the winner of the1
race.
li5 to Baltimore and Return,
Baltimore and Okla.
Every Saturday and Sunday. Good to
return until 9 a. m. train Monday. .AM
trains both wars, including: tha Kevai
Limited.
"Roosevelt Seeks to Head Despotism"
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Such Is Mr. Taffs Estimate of Colonel
59 59 59 59 59 59
Gives Remarkably Frank Interview
Executive Says He En
tertains No Feeling
of Bitterness Toward
"My Former Friend,
Mr. "Roosevelt'1 Sure
of Being Re-elected.
Beverly, Mass Oct. IL The Pro
gressive leader, -though he mar be na
ceaselous of It. I Actually csavlaeed
that affairs la this country bare
reached a atate wherein a beaevolent
despotism la demanded la order to se
cure a millennium and secure happiness
to the people, and that he alone Is
fitted to head that benevolent despot
ism." This Is 'one striking expression made
by President Taft to a representative of
The Washington Herald, in the most re
markably frank newspaper Interview
even, given by a Chief Magistrate of the
United States.
The President was In high spirits
when he received the caller in the spa
cious work-room at Parramatta, the
summer White House here. A drizzling
rain was streaking the windows while
he talked, but a wood fire gave warmth
to the scene within doors.
Seated iu a wicker chair the President
talked freely of the men and issues of
the campaign. Referring always to the
Bull Moose candidate as "My former
friend. Mr. Roosevelt." not once during
the hour's conversation did Mr Taft
evince either bitterness toward his oppo
nent or dejection as to the outlook of
the Presidential race. Candor and ab
solute conviction were the keynotes of
his talk. Not the least surprising phase
of this candor and earnestness was his
attitude toward the election In Novem
ber. Serenely Sore of Reflection.
The President seems serenely sure of
political doctrines and principles to which
he is pledged.
Mr. Taft faced every question squarely
and answered each Jn detail, without
displaying the slightest disposition to
clothe his replies in phrases of doubtful
significance.
"I eatertata no feeling of bltteraea
toward my former, frlrad, Mr. Roose
velt," President--Taft said when asked
to explain the meaning of a phrase he
had employed In avspeech that the whole
purpose of the Progressive party move
ment was "for the gratification of -a per
sonal ambition and. vengeance."
"Did j ou mean by that expression. Mr.
President, that Mr. Roosevelt was seek-
BULGARIANSTAKE
A TURKISH FORT
Sandansky, the Noted Bandit,
Heads Forces Strategic
Position Occupied.
Constantinople, Oct. 5. The gov
ernment at mtilnlRht to-nlsht re
ceived n dispatch from the Mon
tenegrin frontier telling- of a serlt
oua battle between Turkish nnd
Montenegrin troops. The Incident
Is regarded by the Turkish govern
ment nm the formal beginning of
hostilities, and orders have been Is-
. ... . ... , . .
. iii in ac-
ernment Is withholding; details
the engagement.
bpedil Cable to The Tfuhlirton Herald.
London, Oct. G. Sandansky, the bandit
who kidnapped Ellen M. Stone, and a
force of 2,500 Bulgarians have burned
the Turkish barracks at Oschumaya and
occupied the strategic Krena Pass,
above the River Struma, according to
dispatches to-day from Sofia.
The foregoing Is one of the most sen
sational Items of Balkan war news com
ing from the front to-day, and is re
garded as important, as showing that
Sandansky, who commands a formidable
force of fearless brigands, has enlisted
his services with the Bulgarian army
and will be active against Turkey.
The radical demands formulated by
the Balkan states to be submitted to
Turkey make a declaration of war
practically certain. Turkey cannot
consistently grant one of these de
mands. The plan now Is for the Joint
governments of the Balkan states to
formally present their ultimatum early
next week. The ultimatum will em
body the minimum terms acceptable to
the united kingdoms.
Christian Governors Demanded.
It Is demanded that Turkey appoint
Christian governors, and In renewal
administer affairs In each of the six
provinces of European Turkey on a
home rule basis, each province to have
Its own. legislature, militia and police.
Parliament met In extraordinary ses
sion at Sofia to-day and ratified the mob
ilization of troops.
King Ferdinand addressed the Parlia
ment. sayng nothing thaf might be con
strued'as a prediction of peace.
King Peter of Srvia7 also addressed
the deputies at the opening of the
Skupshtlna. He waa accompanied by
the crown prince and Prince George. He
held out no hope for peace. He was
given a tremendous ovation.
Some progress toward effecting a post
ponement of a declaration of hostilities
was made by the powers to-day In In
ducing the Balkan states-not to recall
their ministers from Constantinople for
the present.
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PRESIDENT TAFT.
Ing personal ambition and vengeance on
j OUT" he was asked.
With a hearty laugh he replied:
"I see now that I should have been
little more careful of my parts of speech
when I phrased that expression. The
suspicion of a hidden meaning could not
have found lodgment In your mind had
I said that the whole purpose of the
Progressive party movement was for the
gratification of vengeance and personal
ambition
"What I meant was th-vt Mr. Roose
velt was seeking to gratify two desires
election to the Presidency for a iblrd
term and vengeance upon tbc Republi
can party for refualas; blm a nomina
tion for a third term.
"I had no thought of Intimating that
he was seeking personal vengeance
upon me. As I said to vou before. I
entertain no feeling of bitterness to
ward him. I simply regard my former
friend, Mr. Roosevelt, as one of the
most woaderful and rare men in the
world a remarkable example, of what
human nature is capable of doing with
Itself, for Itself and by Itself when un
bounded ambition and certain attrac
tive personal qualities arc united la a
Ingle Individuality."
Aothlns Hidden in Rupture.
"Then there Js nothing hidden or con
cealed in the causes that brought about
so wide and unabridgable a breach In the
relations between yourself and Mr.
Roosevelt. MrZJYeeldfntJ" . -
"Nothing whatever, go far as I am
aware." Waa the quick and candid re
sponse, accompanied by a vigorous nod
ding of the head and an earnest gaze
key and the establishment of a republic,
according to a dispatch received by the
Servian Legation.
Legation Hears
From Many Greeks
Regarding War
Telegrams and Inquiries are being re
ceived at the Greek Legation from hun
dreds of Greeks from all parts of the
country as to the proballlty of war be
tween their native land and Turkey.
Many of the Greeks of this city have
called at their legation to ask the same
question, in order to prepare for active
service should war be declared.
It Is estimated that there are about
350.000 Greeks In the United States who
have served In the Greek army or are of
military age. It is said that. In case of
war, many of them will return to serve
their country.
Vice-President
Sherman Reported
to Be Seriously III
Utlca, N. T.. Oct. 5 Vice President
Sherman, It became known to-dav. Is
seriously ill and has been forbidden to
take any part in the political 'campaign.
He Is suffering from an affection of the
heart, which, according to his phvslclan.
Dr. E. H. Peck, may develop acute di
lation and result fatally unless the heart
muscles are given absolute rest.
VICE PRESIDENT SirEItMAN.
The Vice President returned to his
home here vesterday from a month's
stay at Grove Beach, Conn. No callers
have been permitted to see him except
Ellhu Root, who arrived in town yester
day for a short conference.
"I have ordered him to have nothing
to do with politics or business," tald Dr
Peck, "'and It will be a long time be
fore he is able to take up active work.
I think he will gradually improve, but
it will be a slow process."
Murderer Escapes from Prison.
Providence, R. L, Oct. 5. Ernest
Wirhelm Lorenz, the murderej, consid
ered Rhode Island's .most desperate
and dangerous criminal, escaped from
the State prison at Cranston to-day by
scaling1 the wall with a ladder and
breaking through an old door in th.e
outside fence Inclosure. As soon as
thealarnTwas given a posse of prison
employes was started after the. pris
oner and the police throughout the
State were notified.
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Progressive Programme
More Dangerous to
Welfare of Country
Than Any Movement
Since Civil War, De
clares Mr. Taft.
Into the brightening flames, as If seek
ing there some answer to the puzzle as
to Mr. Roosevelt's changed attitude.
The conversation then switched to the
broader issues of the campaign.
"Mr. President, do you regard the
avowed programme of the Progressive
party as an assault upon our established
institutions?"
"I moat emphatically do," came the
reply. "It la fraught with more dancer
to tbc orderly progress, the peace, the
dlgnlt), tbc sanity, and the health of
the republie than any movement of
wide reach since the civil war. Not
even Popullsmvln Its wildest maalfesta
tloas was such a menace. It seeks to
transplant to this country the English
system of government, and that only
la Its worst form.
"Mr. Roosevelt and his followers In
their tendency would do away completely
with the Constitution framed by the
fathers of the republic and substitute
for It the British form of constitution,
which li no constitution at all, but mere
ly a tradition. They would wholly de
stroy all constitutional limitations and
restrictions, and replace them with tha
unchecked will and emotions of a bare
majority of the people They would
make the Congress a permanent consti
tutional convention, subject only to the
momentary whim of a bare majority of
the people that they themselves could
control, and their full programme would
place that control In the hands of the
President.
"That would be a monstrous form of
despotism that quickly would utterly de
stroy our liberties and lead to the estab
lishment of a monarchy probably by a
referendum to the people themselves."
To Exalt the Executive.
The President added the latter phrae
with an arch smile that at once bespoke
his sense of humor and his serious view
of the meaning of what his "former
friend. Mr. Roosevelt." is aiming at.
"Napoleon resorted to a similar device
In carrng out his programme of mon
archy in France." the President was re
minded. "So he dld-so he did." Mr. Taft as
sented. "But In this effort to Anglicize our
government," the President volunteered.
"one fact of supreme Importance must
Continued on l'nare Five.
MEN OF CAPITAL
TO CAST VOTES
Suffrage League of District
Will Hold Election on No
vember 5 to Urge Change.
There will be an election In the Dis
trict of Columbia on November 5, at
which the people-rlll have an oppor
tunity to teglster thtlr choice In regard
to popular local government and to ex
press their preference for President and
Vice President of the United States.
This was the somewhat startling declara
tion made by Thomas E. Will at the
Teople's Forum last night.
This election is to be held under the
auspices of the District of Columbia
Suffrage League. Polling places are to
be established, watchers and clerks aft
pointed, ballots provided, and every
qualified citizen of the District Invited
to participate The right of suffrage I
to be tried independent of law, precedent,
or statute on the subject at the expense
of the Suffrage League The people will
be Invited to assist at the polls, and the
election will be conducted like elections
In other parts of the country and tl.e
results tabulated and made public.
In making his announcement Mr.
Will admitted that the league had un
dertaken a large contract, but he
though It would be carried out In an
Intelligent and orderly manner.
Leuirne la Serloua.
At least the league is serious In its
intent, and it proposes to hold this
election as a great publlo demonstra
tion and object lesson to Congress and
the people of the world that the Dis
trict of Columbia Is not so lost to the
meaning and value of its liberties that
It proposes longer to submit to a con
dition tantamount to serfdom.
Mr. Will also circulated a petition
in the audience at the Forum last
night, calling for government by the
people, and asking Congress to grant
it. The petition was returned to him
with thirty-two signatures, of which
several gave their addresses.
These were Incidents In one of the
most Interesting meetings of the Peo
ples Forum. Mr. Wll1 spoke at length
on some of the quee notions people
nave regarding the kind of government
that should prevail at the Capital of
the United States, where the scheme
of government Is carefully laid down IA
the Constitution and the laws of Con
gress In part Mr. Will said:
" Hold Erroneous Opinions.
"Because It is the seat of the National
Capital, some people imagine that it's
local government must be different from
that of other American communities.
uovernment nere Is so big and over
shadowing they think It must be all-ab
sorbing. And since it (s now Just that.
they Imagine that It always has been
and always must be so.
"Some, again, hold that if the people
here should be permitted to govern them-
Contlnued on Papre Eight.
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change, dally except Sunday. , Berth. S3.
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BODY OF VALETMIE8 FOR
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''HOUSE OF EMPLOYER
New Haven, Conn.. Oct. 5. After, lying
undiscovered for nearly two weeks In the
handsomely furnished bachelor apart
ments of Prof. Bertram Boltwood, of
Tale, the body of Tama Fwln Kawa, his
Japanese butler, was discovered to-day
by Prof. Bumstead. of Tale, who had
occasion to enter the rooms of his fel
low-professor. Prof. Bumstead, stumbled
over the remains of the Oriental ana
reported the case to Medical 'Examiner
Scarborough, who found that the Jap
anese died of hemorrhage of the lungs.
and that he had laid unburied from ten
to fourteen days.
. Prof. Boltwood. and bis butler lived
alone, and when the professor went to
Europe he left the apartment In charge
of his servant. The neighbors had miss
ed FwInsKawa. but supposed be had
goneaway for a vacation during his
master's absence.
WILSON PRAISES
WORK OF BRYAN
Commoner "Set Party Free"
at Baltimore, He Teils
Lincoln Audience.
Lincoln, Nebr, Oct. 5 Gov. Wilson's
reception In Lincoln to-night surpassed
In point of enthusiasm anything he has
yet experienced In the campaign. William
Jennings Bryan, who met the Presiden
tial candldSte at the train, said: "We
could not ask you to make a complete
tour of Nebraska, so we have brought
Nebraska to jou."
Mr. Bryan dnd his friends had actually
fulfilled this declaration by bringing ten
special trains filled with voters from va
rious parts of the State. The population
of Lincoln Is 60.000. but fully that number
of persons were In the streets of Lincoln
when Gov. Wilson, with CoL Bryan oy
his side, rode up the main street In an
automobile.
The meeting between Gov. Wilson and
Mr. Bryan, whom he had not seen since
the Baltimore convention, was hearty.
At Omaha this afternoon the candidate
was greeted with wonderful enthusiasm.
The most effective address to-day was
one not on the programme. It was de
livered to the Omaha Commercial Club,
where the candidate was entertained at
luncheon. Here the Governor met 500 of
the leading business men of the city.
The Governor told the business men
that business conditions "have got to
change and if they- do not change with
your assistance ou are responsible for
the injury to business that will follow."
Before leaving Omaha the Governor
addressed the Women" JJemocrat Club.
He told the women that "the strength-
of the nation consists In the. hope of the
next generation."
The women, he said, would have more
to do with Influencing the next gener
ation than the men The candidate was
then rushed to Crelghton University,
where he addressed 1.000 students.
I.ove Fcnst with Commoner.
The banquet which preceded the big
rally at the Auditorium in Lincoln to
night was a genuine love feast. Gov
Wilson said pretty things about Mr.
Bryan and Mr. Bryan retaliated by say
ing complimentary things about Gov.
Wilson, Gov. Wilson was Introduced
first. He said:
"I want to express to jou the very
deep pleasure It gives me to find my'
self beside Mr Brian We are free to
serve the people of the United States
and. in my opinion. It was Mr. Bryan
who set us free. I thing no one tan
have followed the course of events In
that extraordinary convention at Bal
tlmore without sharing In that opinion
mot sincerely entertained. So that It
Is a special pleasure for me to come
here and pay my very profound tribute
of respect to him.
"Many people have regarded me as.
a verj remote academic person. They
did not now how much human nature
there has been In me to give me trouble
all my life". I have been perfectly aware
that the crowds at first have been in a.
critical temper to see this novel speci
men, this newcomer in national politics;
to see what the animal looked like, and
to hear what his voice sounded like.
"Now they have apparently adopted me
Into the human farallv. I like to see the
enthusiasm of the plainer sort of men
as they approach me. for I consider that
the deepest compliment I can be paid,
and when they call me 'kid' and "Woody"
and all the rest I know that I am all
right."
Ajratn Pays Brynn Tribute.
The banquet finished, the Governor was
escorted to the . balcony of the Lindell
Hotel, where be made a short address
to a crowd of more than 5,004. which
filled the streets for a block In either
direction and completely blocked traffic
The candidate was then led through the
crowd amid cheers to the auditorium,
which had been filled to Its capacity for
an hour. It was estimated that It con
tained more than 5.000. There are
fire regulations prohibiting standing n
aisles, and every available space was
occupied. Mr. Bryan was Introduced ,u
chairman. He made only a short speech
and presented the candidate. The crowd
stood up, threw hats and handkerchief
Into the air, and cheered for five minutes.
The Governor was profoundly touched b
the enthusiasm.
"You would not have received me In
this. way unless voif believed in me," he
said.
The Governor then paid another tribute
to Mr. Bryan, saying:
fiL" "riLnJ ..".v.. v. v..
parity frea-t' Th, S. F
tempt to dictate what the choice of the
convention should be, but he did splendid
ly succeed In wresting control of that
convention from the forces which are
Inimical to the Interests of the United
States. If I was the choice of that con
vention, my reponIblllty Is the greater.
I, am proud to stand shoulder to shoulder
with Mr. Bryan."
"And now. gentlemen." added the Gov
ernor, "what Is there to doT"
"Vote for Wilson' came a chorus of
v oices.
"That." replied the Governor, "la the
proper first preliminary, but that is only
a preliminary, because Wcodrow Wilson,
if he is elected, will feel only as strong
as the support that men and women like
you give him."
The Governor then went on to discuss
the Issues of the campaign, the tariff.
the monopolies, and remedies proposed
by the Democratic party. 'The speech was
received with uproarious enthusiasm.
The Governor completed the day's cam
paign with a speech at the Labor Ly
ceum. He will spend Sunday at Falrvlew
the home of CoL Bo an. four miles out
side of Lincoln. . S
Laurel, ML, Races.
Baltimore & Ohio R. R. Special trains
1:10 and 1:3) p. m. week-days, returning
after close of races. Round trip so cents.
REBELS KILL
FOUR MARINES.
IN NICARAGUA
V
forces lladir Riar Atainl
Southland in BittH
Near Masaya.
INSURREGTO
LOSS HEAVY'
6en. ZeWon, Head Rivelitionlst,f
Dies froi Wounds Seisi r
Americans Injured.
Four United States marines war kill
ed and seven others. Including one offi
cer, were wounded In an engagement
with rebel forces In Nicaragua Friday.
The battle took, place when the force, of
900 marines and bluejackets, under tha
command of Rear Admiral William, H.(
H. Southeriand. stormed the rebel for
tifications known as the Barranca, near
Masaya. in pursuance of tha admiral's
Instructions from Washington to keep
open communications In Nicaragua.
Gen. Zeledon. the commander of the
rebel force, who lost his Ufa aa a re-'
suit of the engagement, previously bad?
been notified by the American nawal offi
cer that he must withdraw from his po
sition menacing the line of railroad '
communication or take the consequences'
He was given until S o'clock Friday j
morning to evacuate the Barranca, and!
upon his failure to do so. the American!
advance began. The fight lasted but,
thirty-seven minutes and ended with the
Americans In possession of tha Bar-J
ranca. The rebels suffered heaxy losses.
roughly estimated at 109 killed and mora
than 300 wounded.
The Dead.
The American dead, an of whom --were
privates in the Marine Corps, are:
Ralph Victor Bobbett. enlisted June 12.
lSli at St. Louis. Mo. His father. Will
lam H. Bobbett. now resides at Nevada.
Mo.
Charles Hays Durham, enlisted at In
dianapolis, Ind.. December SS. 1311. His
mother. Mrs. Lue Durham, resides at
Junction City. Ky.
Clarence Henry McGUL enlisted De
cember O. 1911. at marine barracks, navy i
anl. Boston. His aunt. Miss Mary,Her-'
bet. resides at 35 .Hancock Street, Port
land. Me.
Harry Pollard, enlisted September 3X1
1911. at Rochester. N. T. Ifla .mother.
Mrs. Eliza Pollard, resides In Vlllaga
Street. Medway. Mass.
Tbc Wounded.
The wounded, all of whom. It-'ls stated,
will recover:
George W. Martin, second lieutenant.
Marine Corps, twenty-seven ears old.
entered the service in 1910. His wife.
Stephanie B. Martin, is now with her
mother-ln-Iaw. Mrs. Flora A. Martin, at
37 Medford Street. Winter Hill. Mass.
Arthur P. Sherburne, sergrant. Marina
Corps, enlisted at Boston. Mass., Jan
uary 5. 1909; mother, Mrs Frances L.
Sherburne, now resides at Georgetown.
Mass.
A. Lunder, private. Marine Corps, en
listed at Fargo, N. Dak., in 1911; brother,
David Lunder, now living at Bakei.
Mont.
W. Harvey, private. Marine Corps, en
litel at Boston. November IS, 1910; no
next of kin known.
Ordinary seaman of the U. S. S. Cali
fornia, whose name wah garbled In
transmission by cable, so as to be un
identifiable at the Navy Department.
Admiral Southeriand has been asked to
repeat this name.
Several Others Injured.
Admiral Southeriand. In his latest dis
patch, said that several others In the
American force received Injuries too
slight to be mentlonad. All of the
wounded named will recover, he reports.
The admiral gave high praise to the
American forces yesterday in a cable
gram, stating that:
"The Navy Department and the coun
try have every reason to be proud of
Continued on Fife Three.
PRESIDENT TAFT
TAKES AOTO TRIP
Chief Executive and Wife Motor
Through Berkshire Hills Guests
of Senator Crane..
Dalton. Mass , Oct. 5. A fifty-mile auto
mobile trip through the picturesque
Berkshire hills gave President and Mrs.
Taft great pleasure this afternoon. The
Villi w,m vrnnAjtrfiil ftteht )n their
Durst of , and the President and
Mrs. Taft were enthusiastic over the
scenery. The party arrived here just
after 6 o'clock.
Senator Crane had motored part way
down the Housatonlc Valley and had met
the President on the way. At the re
quest of the President, his visit in Dal
ton will be very quiet. To-morrow morn
ing he will go to Dilton Congregational
Church with Senator Crane, and In the
- on there will b. another motor
trip In the hills. Senator and Mrs Crane
will give another dinner party for their
guests to-moiTow n'ght. Assistant Sec
retary -of the Navy and Mrs. Beekman
Wlnthrop. who are In Lenox, will call
on President and Mrs. Taft to-morrow.
Famine Threatened In Alaska
Tacoma. Wash , Oct. S. Famine t
threatened In Southeastern Alaska as
the result of heavy rains which have
fallen continuously for a month, wash
ing out many miles of tracks of tha
Copper River Railroad and destroying1
a large number of bridges. The Great
Dan Creek and Bonanza mines have
been forced to suspend because of the
Inability of the railroad to handle ore
and foodstuffs.
,ro Hunts Train Robbers.
Fcrt Smith, Ark., Oct. S. A posse of
fifty men plunged Into the wilds of tha
Kavanaugh Mountains at dawn to-day in
put suit of three masked men. who held
up the north-bound -Kansas City and
Southern Passenger train near Poteau,
Okla.. last night. The robbers forced I.
8. Kerr, a 'messenger, and J. L. .WJH-,
lams, baggageman, behind a pile of
trunks In the express car and then blew
open tn big safes 'with. nltroljrcaris
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