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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
ST. LOUTS. MO.. THURSDAY. OCTOBER IS. 1W)0.
f On Trains.
In St. Louis, One Cent.
Loots. Tno (,!
NEW YORK STATE GIVES
BRYAN SECOND OVAf ION.
DOCKERY SPCKE TW5CE
TO GREAT GATHERINGS.
H-P v. r-
Rich Hill and Butler Democrats
Cordially Greeted Their
PARADES AT B01H PLACES. 1
Republicans Deserted Flory to
Hear the Democratic
BY A STAFF CORRKSrOXnENT.
Rich Hill. Mo. Oct. 17 -This little city
of i.Vrn Inhabitants made a political demon
stration to-night that would have .lore
credit to :i city five times its flze.
FIftcer thousand potion vero In the
town. Three political mc. tines were heel
rind on" was the Wsiri -t m .-tins in in
bigg.st building in Well Hill, the orra
liouse. ajdressed by Alexander Dxke:y.
Two ttousand person'- nK in that gath
ering. The second m? an overflow of person
-who were unable to crowd ini the his
opfra-hoiL-e. nr.il thi was addressed by
Edgar I Main of Greenfield. Dade Coun
ty. Mo., ami Ilanry C. Clarke. Prosecuting
Attorney of Butler. Mo.
The third mee inc was a KepuWIcan gsth
frlnc held in a storeroom and addressed by
Democrats and Republicans had relected
the .jaic day for nnlitteal meetinC") In Itich
Hill. The Demo-Mais had fixed on the day
flit and eng-'ged the op.rn-roue when
the Republican date was announced rome
week later. The Democratic committees
offered to make the meeting a Joint debate
and. accurdiiig to committeemen, the Re
publican committee declined
A special train of four coaches was char-
ocrnt. fiom Butler to Rich H ilL Th .uh
Jilre wa- .-..:..?!.. ...ere .v . '---'
persons c-n these coaches. .hey s...t in .tie
jseats and stood packed like .sardines in the ;
aisles an3 on th pljtforms and swung on- j
to brake wheel and coupli'is heads. There '
.. AnJ tn.. aI.i.. i..m l.llll.r t11kl 1
ty-nve strontr. a flambeau club, fifty etronB.
slth a mortar wacon and a bis ammunl-
Hil .. KI"H1 I.ICV vUM ...mi u..w. . ..
Hon cart, a d-um corps and a brass band. , -"'"0 " '" ". .n "'-7
M was a catherir.R e.,ulrped to storm a j Popular in Ids district, and Repub-,,.c,i,-
... licans. as w.li as Democrats. lo.ik on him
Greednc nl ltlrl. Hill.
When the train pulled into Rich Hill te
iepot pl.itform and the street and lots
jidjolninK were black with a shoutinr, horn
tfjitimr. jellin? crowd, which lifted Zdr.
Dockery bodily from his feet and hustled
htm amU hand-shaklnir and cheers into
his carriage. The two main patherinKs were
icheduied to meet in buildings on the Main
Mrecl only a block apart.
The Ripublican gathering met early.
"While the first speaker was talking the
Ilutler Flambeau Club marched down hc
Mreet. torches "tlambeaulnR," iombs. rocl;
ts, pinw he-Is and Roman candle coins off.
3t was a macniricent display of tirenorxi.
ind mado a deafening uproar of whlzz.s
tiifl-wbirr nnd boom that caused a-ytir-r!-
pede ler outdoorM by the audience at the
JleruibUi-iri meetins They never returned.
The brass band, the drum corps, the flam
beau club, the overflow meetirp on the open
street and Mr. Dockciy proved attractions
too great to lie resisted. The Republican
orators spoke to empty benches.
It was an appeal to human nature that
won the day. They wtre strong speeches
that the Democratic craters delivered.
Dockery discussed the school fund and the
labor quet!on. Mann talked of trusts and
Clarke dlt-cussed the record made by the
Republicans while they were In power in
It was a great night for the Democrats
GAiN IN CHICAGO.
Estimate Based on Itcgiatration
Jives Bryan Forty Thou
Chicago. Oct. IT. Democrats are so elat
ed over Chicago's magnificent registration
that they can hardly get down to work.
The figures Oj.353, against a total of 3S0.
213 In lSK-mearus a biz majority for Ilryan.
Yesterday saw 114.S1? names added to the
Ht. Two things stand out clearly the Re
publicans must have profited enormously
b colonization in ISM. for the lodglng
houso wards show, if anything, a decrease
In registration, and certain Republican
wards shjw a marked increase in registra
tion because they are In the most rapidly
growing suburbs cf Chicago, and have been
filling up with a Democratic population.
"Yesterday's results show that the coun
try is alive to the issue3 of the present
campaign." said Robert R. Rurke. secretary
of the County Democratic Committee, to
day. "It sounds success for Bryan and Democ
racy. At 4:30 o'clock in the afternoon wo
received reports from every precinct, which
showed that a total of 44.010 nams had
been registered at that time. The remain
ing 72.114 names were added between that
time and tho closing of the places of reg
istry. These names an? those of men who
support Bryan and Democracy in this cam
paign. We will meet tho State outside of
Cook County with a majority of 40.0UO for
our ticket." .
Thl." Is the first time. Mr. Burke has made
a definite statement as to the outcome in
Chicago and Cook County. It was a Demo
cratic registration day from first to last.
ARCHBISHOP IRELAND BACK.
'Apparently Has No Intention to
Stump for McKinley.
TCew York. Oct. 17. Archbishop Ireland of
fit. Paul returned to-day from Kurope on
the steamship Majestic. He Is in the best
ol health and says ho has greatly enjoyed
his sojourn abroad. The Archbishop went
to Europe last April, visiting Rome. Tar's
and other cities. He addressed an audl
enc at the unveiling of the Statue of
Lafayette In Paris, and recently tho Cross
of the Legion of Honor was conferred upon
About his visit to Rome and the rumors
that he would shortly be raised to the
cardlnalate, the -Archbishop would say
"My lips are sealed," said he. "Neither
would it be becoming In me to discuss the
affairs of this country immediately upon
landing. I do not know what has been go
Archbishop Ireland apparently has no In
tention to take the stump for McKinley this
year. It is even doubtful that he will write
a letter or Issue an Interview. On the trip
over he delivered two addresses, his theme
being "Tho Duties of Capital and Labor."
but his discourse was purely academic and
he did not touch upon politics.
Tho Archbishop, being persona non grata
at the residence of Archbishop Corrlgan in
this city, ii stopping at the Fifth Avenue
Hotel, lie yrlll leave for St. Paul In a day
J FRINDSHIp F0R ALL,
ALLIANCE WITH NONE.
Rlrli Hill. Mo.. Ov-t 17 -The Amert
le.in rsople will not indor-o the U!i
utily clot..- r.'at'ons which, undei
Secretary lias's regime, with Presi
dent McKli.I's -anrtlrtti. have
.-(.runic ut K'twten the I'nitrd States
and tire.it Itritain. The Rn-.s. in
their struggle for liberty in South
Africa, f. It the blighting i ffect of
the Hi-concealed entente !etwecn the
I'i'itcd States nnd Groat ltriuln.
Th-ir IV.ieij Commissioners were
fr's:d by tlie reception they got at
Washington. Insbad of observing n
dijlomatic -!lerce after the visit of
the C'mm!-l:.ers. as laws of m u-
f tralltv ei mi d to prompt, the Amrl-
O can State D. partment Immediately
t published broadcast that the is!t of
& the Commissioners had been fruitless.
" Atr.cr'enns favcr Jefferson's policy of
O friendship for all nations, entangling
alliances with none. This policy has
i not been followed by McKinley's ad-
ministration. Alexander Dockcry at
O Rich Hill. Mo.
f Bates Couity. The Rutlcr special train
was only one aver.uo by wlilch spectator-"
llov.ed Intj Rich Hill. There were hun
dreds of others. Every adjacent settlement
lupplied its quota
Great M.-etln-r nt Ilutler.
A great parade of the Democracy of
Bates County was held in Ilutler In the
Jiorning. Delegations hundreds strong came
Jito Ilutler from Adrian. Paisale. Spruce.
Hern in. Amsterdam Foster and Hume.
It v.-ai the best organized parade that has
yet gre.-teel tlie Democratic gubernatorial
candidate. J. R. Simion of Spruce was the
srand marshal. Lidits on horseback, with
cavaliers by their tide; a detachment of
' 11 rst VrtlllPtfrtPJ rnA n tloi rT-tnn nViAiit
; :h" V'-VV -"' " " " 'f "?
, c:rattd. A transparen(.y c3rr,cd In t,w' .
,! excited laushter and arplaus all atom;
. ,. . .,. . j.. .. ..... ' ....
the route. The tins is flying over the
iiartm of the Sultan of Sulu. Who will haul
it down, it read.
During his t-tay in Butler Mr. Dockcry
;. . ... . ,.... , . , ,,
? " ' "T , wi v ,, v .,,", ..L
h0""7!' ,...ViV'i :V ! Armo",1 "h0'T
as the next Speaker of tho House of Repre-
hentatires. HLs re-elecllort li taken for
firanteil. and ho I. off campaigning in
Michigan and Indiana.
The spcakinjr at Butler was held in the
opera-hou... a larso auditorium, which
seats about l.W. and in the aisles and on
the stage can accommodate 0") more. It was
crowded to the doors with an enthusiastic
Catherine. Mr. Dockery spiritedly defended
his practice of discus'nir national topics
In his campaiKii for a Slate oiflce.
Slimt UiseusM .Ni.tioi.nl Topics.
"Some Republican organs," he said, "con
tend that a? I am the candidate for the
lushest State office In the gift of the people
of Missouri I should devote my entire atten-
tloi in my speeches to S.ate Issues. Ecwai-e
jf such a cry. These organs would like to
tmert the attention of the people from the
Kreat wrongs done hy the McKlnley admin
istration to the American nation. I fe 1 that
I would not be doins my duty to my coun
try If I did not bting to the attention of
Jllssoiirlar.s the policy of the McKlnley ad
ministration to fasten upon the nation the
British colonial policy.
"Jllsponri Democrats are not yo occupied
by tho Rroandless charges of their opponents
regardirs State matters out that they can
spare time to take part In the nation's fisht
for the preservation of the principles on
which this nation Is founded."
JOHN C. ...EIIENS.
Campaign Literature (Toutainiii
False Statements Sent to
Wichita, Kas., Oct. 17. Consternation
reigned at Re-publican headquarters to-day
whe-n it was learned that the National Re
publican Committee had. by mistake, sent
some of their campaign literature. Intended
for the Hast, to this State, and that the
literature was full of bad things. The ob
jectionable pamphlets contain lists of otera
who have Hopped from Bryan to McKlnley
this year. In the list are seteral hundred
from Delaware County, Kansas. There is
r.o such county nor such tows as are named
In tho circular. It Is, therefore, admitted
that no such Hops occurred. The Republi
cans are paying as high as $3 a piece for
SHERMAN IS DANGEROUSLY ILL
Former Cabinet Officer Suffers a
Washington, Oct. 17. Former Cabinet of
ficer and Senator John Sherman Is danger-
i ously 111 at his residence on K street In
i this city. The attack has taken the form
j of a general collapse. In part due to the
general debility Incident to old age and to
i the effects of the serious Illness which he
I suffered while on a, trip to the West In lies
two eajs ago He ncer had fully re
covere-a troni mat itii.css.
Mrs. Sherman's death, during the sum-m-r,
at the old homestead at Manslisld,
O., where the family was staying during
the summer, also had its effect on the ven
erablo statesman who deeply mourned her
Mr. Sherman returned to Washington sev
eral weeks ago from Mani-lieid, and s.nce
that time has beeu living in the family res
idence heie. He was then In feeble health,
but was able to take daily drhes about the
l'or the past week, however, he has been
gradually growing weaker, and jestcrday
and to-day his condition grew worse', and
rcUtHes in various parts of the country
were notified of the change. Some of them
are expected to come to the. city.
There is said to be r.o very immediate
danger of death, and It Is possible he may
yet rally if no further unfavorable symp
The ex-Secretary is in His seventy-eighth
year and has been a hard worker all his
SAYS BULLER IS CHIEF.
London Press Declares IJoberts De
clined to Succeed Wols-uley.
London. Oct. 18. Under reserve, the Daily
Press publishes a report that General Sir
Redcrs Builer has been summoned from
South Africa to succeed Lord Wolselev as
Commander-in-Chief, Lord Roberts declin
ing to accept the position without a free
i )i fij&fsf , - s?TTynaKj' .-
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I ' I, I .- jftS MP
STRKE OF M IE
Coal Barons Agree to the
MAY RESUME MONDAY
Miners Hope All Opera
tors Will Yield
Philadelphia, Oct. 17. The great strike of
tho anthracite mine workers of Pennsyl
vania, which trgan Se;ierrbr 17, practical
ly ended to-day, when tho Philadelphia and
Reading Coal and Iron Company and tho
Lehigh Valley Coal Company ncree-d t'
abolish the sliding va'e in their rcspe-ctlve
regions and to grant an dance in wages
of 10 per cent net. the advance to rttnalT In
operation until April 1. W'l. oi thereafter.
This action meets the demands of the
Scranton Miners' Convention.
The eleciiion was arrived at after a con
ference between representatives of the In
dividual eoal operators and the large coal
carrylng companies. The conference be
To-day's action was the culmination ol
th" ree-ent meeting of the individual oper
ators at Seranton, following the Mine
Workers' Convention in the (.ame cit.
N.'arlv all of the collieries In the eoal re
gion had.prevlous to the Mine Workers Con
tention, posted notie-ep. granting an ad
vance of 10 per cet.t. The mine workers, in
conidering this, demanded that the sliding
scale In the Isdiili and Schujlkill dis.ricts
he ntiolisiie-d. the increase to lie guaranteed
riitll Apnl 1. ISOt. and nil other differences
be Miluuillcd to arbitration. The Individual
cpe-i.itors aitn-.il to .ve-rylhlrg. and tlie
appointment of a committee to induce the
Reading and the Jjhigh companies to abol
ish the sliding scale atxl make the wage
Increase permanent followed.
A Victory for ll.r Jlen.
It is conceded that the result of to-day's
conference Is a complete i'-tor lor the
rre-n. All the demands .if thWr .onvention
arc acceded to, and. as one of the individual
operators put it aft. r the conference-, tiie
operators go a little further in agreeing to
maintain the wage advance after April 1.
This same operator, who requested that his
name bo not used, said in speaking of the
"It's all up to the miners now. We hive
agreed to ever thing, and nothing nmrins
but for thm to return tu work as soon as
the noticej sire posted by the colliery man
agers. These notices will be practically
similar to the Reading comiMny's notice."
l.elileh Will I'oIIum.
No formal announcement has as jet been
made by the Iarhigh Valley Railroad Com
pany regarding its intentions, but after te
Reading company's statement had been
made public. Vice President Garrett of the
LehUh Valley said:
"Conce tiling our operations In the Schuyl
kill region, you may say that the action of
our company will be flmilar to that of the
Reading company. In other districts, how
ever, certain conditions exist for Instance,
the price of powder which must be trend.!
sepaiately. and we have not decided definite
ly with regard to them. The-s-e matters are
now In the hands of Superintendent Li
throp, whose headquarters aro at Wilkes
barre." Calvin I'ardee t Co., extensive Individual
operators in the Hazleton dNtrlct, late this
afternoon announced that they will post to
morrow notices similar to that Issued by the
This undoubtedly indie -ites what all tho
Individual or rators will do.
non-: to iu:si;mi: mo.mi.iv.
Hazlclon. Oct. 17. President Mitchell of
the 1'nlted Mine Workers, when informed of
the Reading company's action, declined to
say whether the union would let the men
return to work at thos c lli'ries whero
the operators had accepted the min
ers' proposition before all the companies
had fallen into line. The men hope to re
turn to work Monday.
CRISIS IN THE REBELLION.
Chinese Rebels Now Surround the
City of Canton.
SPECIAL BY CABU3.
Hong-Konc, Wednc-day. Oct. 17. (Copy
right, 1'Jf). by the New York Herald Com
pany.) Rebels are concentrating In the dis
trict surrounding Canton. An important
movement is expected within a week, which
will either smash the rebellion or give it
new power. The Chinese authorities urgent
ly need re-enforcements.
The whole movement is directed against
the Government officials, but the Chinese
and native Christians are Heoing from the
region and are being robbed and ill-treated
by bands f ruffians.
IlOXKItS ACTlVi: MM It PKKIV.
Pcktn. Sept. 13. via Tlen-Tsin and Shang
hai, Oct. 17. There Is renewed activity
amon.tr the Boxers north of Pekln. The im
perial troops claim that they can suppress
Boxers, but the allies may tend an expedi
tion against the rebels.
,S &fW .?k
' . I'ji-i1
(.& ... ..-.:;.". S
Is the Game Worth the Pains and
HISTORY AND COST
Strlko began on September 17.
In ten days ISO.O-'") men and boys were out.
Practically every mine in the anthracite region was closed.
The ccal basins e-xteiided over an area of 4H0 square mllrs.
The cause of tho strike was the refusal of the operators to recognize the Min
ers' Union, abolish company ftore. and advance wages nt least 10 per cent.
The militia was sent to the Shenandoah district, after a Sheriff's posse had
fired on marchers there.
The militia was also sent to the Panther Creek Valley to disperse marchers.
Tot.-.l financial lo--s, JlO.OfO f . as follows:
Los- In wages. I4.0."0.fy: loss to operators, $1,000,000: loss In railroad earnings,
PAPERS OUT FOR BRYAN.
Editor Watkins and Others No Longer Can Affiliate With the
Party They Hitherto Have Supported State
Is Now Sure For Bryan.
Omaha, Neb. Oct. 17.-A bomlish. II star
tled the politicians of Hasting-; and the
whole Stato of Nebraska this afternoon.
The Ha-lln-;.i Republican, which h.is be.n
Republican s!nei its Leelnning In IKSi. and
the daily paper of largi-.st circulation in
Nehr..-'.a outside of Omaha and Lincoln,
announced In a strong editorial this after
noon that It was for Bryan -.ml tho State
fusion ami Ic-l-dative tickets. Coming from
such u source, in the homo eity of Charles
J I. Dl.trich. the Republican candidate for
Governor, the announcement has treated a '
tremendous .-en-ation. The editorial is
j-lgiied by IvJIlcr l'r.inl: A. Watkins. life
long Republican, and begin.-:
An ll.im-st CuifeMslun.
"For tnelio years the Republican has
hern a Republican newspaper. Since 1SSS It
has made as best It could a clean, honest,
manly fight for Republican policies and
measures and has supported Republican
nominees for national. State nnd city of
fice?. Proud of Its aillllation with the party
of IJr.co'n aid Sumner and Seward and
Cha-e. rf Grant and Blaine and CarflcM
and Hnrrivon, glorjing In the record these
great leaders have made and In the Ideas
of American government for which they
LEADING TOPICS IN
l'or Mliiri 1'iilr Thuritdiijr nnd
I"rh!n: inriatile iin.M.
I'or lllluiiiti I'uir 'I luirmlnj :iuil Frl
dny; ltKbt tn fresh, -miillMtr-iterl)--n'ln.l-..
I'or ArknnnnM 1'nlr Thnrsday mil
I'ri.Ia) I nortl.e---.lrrl)- nliid-t, lir.oiu
1. Ioekery Addr-wrs Great Gatherings.
Strike of Mine Workers at an Knd.
Second Otatlon to Brian In New Yotk
I. Young Wife and Her Mother In Cus
tody. Well-to-Do. Yet n Forger.
3. Registration In St. I-ouis Shows an In
4. Would Kjiet Tei-ant Who Favors Bryan.
Teach. r Caused Surgeon's Arret.
Rattlesnake In Bab' Cradle.
Bojs Run Away to Fight Indians.
Democratic Primary Klectlon.
5. Fiiley Opens on City Hall Gang.
Gov. rnment Weather Report.
Mail Bags Robbed of Small Fortune.
. :'')) 'd"
AT AN END.
OF THE BIG STRIKE.
have stood, tin. Republican has lent their
party cheerful ami loyal support. We can
accord that support r.o longer. From now
h'neeforth the Republican will be found
advocating the election of the man who
stunds for th same fundamental principles
for which Abraham L'ncoln livel and died
William J. Bryan cf our own State of Ne-braa-ka."
The editorial scores the "Ohio rowd."
denounces Hannalsm as a conspiracy of
corporations, and McKinley for the t-hcel-ling
of American biool to crush a Uberty
aspfring ii, ople. and Ills Porto Rlcan policy.
The Republican has be.n noticeably weak
In Its support of the Republican ticket this
full, and has severely rrltlclieii party lead
ers In this State, but no n was prepared
for the pronouncement to-diy. It Is pub
lished In a Republican stronghold, hut
where many changes from the Republican
party among the Mormons and others hae
been recently reported. Two other papers
to come out for Ilrjan In this section are
the Advertiser of Herman. Neb. (Repub
lican) and the Progre-.--. Holilr'dse. Neb.
(Mlddle-or-the-Road), both weeklies.
Fu.ionists are confident that these
changes make tho State ub--o!uiely sure for
Bryan. IWitor Watkins Is a potent ally.
C. Bummer Shatters a World's Record.
Pittsburg Won the Third Game.
It ce Track Results.
7. Children Say He Is Insane.
Germany Demanded a Real Chancellor.
Youtsey Makes a Strong Defense.
Judgo Rombaucr Will Vote for Mr.
Weddings and Other Society Kvcnts.
9. Illinois Polities.
10. Republic Want Advertisements.
Record of Birth?. Marriages, Deaths.
Transfers of Real Kstate.
11. Republic Want Advertlsementr.
13. Republic Want Advertisement
Grain and Produce.
13. Ilnanclal News.
S.ile:i of Live Stock.
II. Stanch Democrat Has Passed Auay.
Mistaken for a Burglar and Shot.
Nicaragua Route May Bo Chosen.
Crew Had an Agonizing Time.
ELIAS HOWE NOT NAMED.
New York. Oct. 17. Chancellor Mc
Cracken cf the University of New York
requests that the following be published:
"By reaon of a clerical error, the mis
reading of n single figure, in our canvass
of the reports of the 100 electors of the
Hall of Fame. 53 votes were credited to
Ellas Howe Instead of t7. Seventeen Chief
Justices were recorded as supporting him
when the number was eleven. Falling,
therefore, to receive 51 votes, his name is
not Included among those to be Inscribed
this present year. This reduces the roll of
names to twenty-nine and leaves twenty
one vacant panels to be filled two years
hence, in 1S The official count wilt n.-
published in a. few we fcs in the Book of J
me in... oi r aiur. in a iun instances me
figures may vary sllshtly frcm those pub
lished in the public prints, but the roll of
twenty-nine names Is now assured.
"Verv trulv jours.
henry m. Mccracken,
"clarence d. a3hley.
"udwakd r. shaw.
Enthusiasm So Spontaneous That Demo
cratic Leader Has Promised
a Return Visit.
Four Dcys at the Close of the Campaign, Originally Planned
for the West, to Be Devoted to Another Tour
of the Empire State.
New York. et 17 Mr Bryan, despit the
t'-ciltenunt he h-ii been thrujgh last lii-'iit.
slept llki- a . hiid after !i- had retired to his
reiom at the Hoffman House. He showed
him-.-lf at 7 lj o'cloek this morninsr. a.crt
and full of energy. After writlrg a htter
to his v.ife- Mr. Bryan breal.fasted. nr.d at
S:i5 o'clock he was driven t the Grand
I'.ntral Station. acco:r.r-'-n!"l by Mayor
Jorts or Toledo and Frank Campbell.
There : s .1 Kreat thrnn-r at the station.
Crmraut rs comln-r In had waited fur a
.dglit of tli- le.id'-r. and railroad men from
all over the yards were in the crowd. An
escort of jioliei- was necessary to force a
passage. At 'J o'e-loek the train pulled out.
"I start to-d iy." said Mr Lryan. "on a
tour through the Fmpire State possibly the
ra.st Important trip of a long compaigti.
Last night's me. ting began my Journey
thrcugh New York aii"p!cIouIy.
"When I com.- back to New York City,
after my trip through the State. I will be
all. to judj;. belter what the New York
vote will be. A prv.-Mentlal candidate should
bo conservative, however, and -low to pre
"Tho Democratic leaders of this State
have assured me that I will carry New
York by a confortable majority. Every
mteting that gleets me on my trip will
mean more Democratic votes."
Chairman Jam.s K. McGuIre of the State
Kecutlve Committee was in a happy frame
of mind to-day.
"The tremendous enthusiasm which has
greeted William Jcr.nlnts Bryan all through
New York State has so convinced him of
ENTHUSIASTIC CROWDS GREETED
BRYAN ON HIS TRIP UP THE HUDSON.
BY LANG DON SMITH.
Albany. N. Y.. Oct. I7.-To-nIght there Is
not a man on the special train which Is
bearing William Jennlng3 Bryan through
the State who Is not elated over the. en
thusiastic receptions accorded the Demo
cratic candidate thus far on his tour.
In districts hitherto hostile to Democ
racy there were waving flags, booming
cannon and shouting multitudes. People
In these rarts ore prone to look before
they leap, and to think btfore they vote.
They have been thinking deeply and earn
estly, and that their thoughts are trending
against Imperialism w-as shown In almost
every outburst of applause during the day.
The Imperial drift of the Republican pa")'
was the prime card played by Bryan dur
In the dav. Every reference to the sepa
ration of tiie Constitution and the flag was
received with cSeers. Every nit at the
treachery of the administration In its treat
ment of the Porto Ricans was applauded.
This side of the Bronx River is recognized
by all as Republican country. It Is rtouoi
ful. however, if any candl.U-tc other than
a President actually In power would nave
lieen greeted liv larger crowds than was
William Jennings Bryan to-lay.
Depew could not do it were he candidate
for the Presidency. Theodore "'fjf'j
did not do it in 1SSS. It so happened tha I
traveled over the State on Mr. Roosevelt
train in that jear. At no polnt. unless it
may have been at Sing Slnr. ! th? Koo,she:
velt crowds exceed In point of numbers the
throngs which greeted Bryan to-, ay.
U they were drawn by curiosity it was
not visible on their faces. If they were not
Bryan voters the fact was not visib.e in
their actions. Neither hostility nor curiosi
ty vents Itself through the medium of the
cheers and booming carnon which pre
vailed to-day. -
Bryan himself appeared greatly VItase1
He made fourteen speeches during the day.
the last one being before a crowd here In
Albany which completely overshadowed all
the r.st. It was a tilting climax to a day s
hard campaigning, crowned as It was with
red fire and the blare of horns.
"The Republicans accuse me of arraign
ing class against class." he said, at Tarry
tow n. "I am trying to get the rich and poor
together and make their interests mutual,
so they won't have to be introduced when
thev cross the river of death."
At Sine Sins lie referred satirically to
the full dinner-pail provided the prisoners
by the. State and their consequent content
ment. I.V Tin: I.AIK
From Fiohklll Bryan went over the Hud
son to invade New burg, the home of Ben
jamin B. Odell. Republican candidate for
Governor. It was the Invasion of a con
queror. All Newburg turned out to hear
and cheer him. The reception astonished
even the men with Bryan, who were famil
iar with the political conditions of this sec
tion. Here In the verv lair of Flattlsm and
Ode'llsm the ovation tendered the Demo
cratic candidate showed how deeply the
people are thoroughly aroused by the cam
paign Issues. In his speech here Bryan was
Interrupted Just as Roosevelt Is sometimes
interrupted by a shrill Inquiry as to the
"Ask the Republicans atout It." retorted
Bryan like a Mash. "Out West Roo-evelt
denounces the Ie.r Trust, but doesn't sup
press it nt home."
At Piiusbketp:u he said:
"Tho People are spending "PX.u0O,00O on
educatJon every year, yet they are now
asked to spend Mui'.CW.lM' a year on a vast
ly increased army."
At Troy, the home of Senator Murphy,
lO.i'iO persons lined tha streets and as muny
as could stand the terrific pressure were
jammed into the opera-bouse.
At 6:i'i P. m. Mr. Bryan's train rolled Into
the depot at the State capital, where he
was at once taken in charge by the Re
ception Committee and escorted to din
ner. GKIMT V.KLCOMU
lO 'illi: CAPITAL.
From the Ten Eyck Hotel, after dinner,
Mr. Br) ail emerged upon a strange scene.
RUht and left Irom the high Capilol Hill to
the railway traced the streets were tilled
..1.1. iilri!r life ;.nd bluzimr reit tire
The Bryan party was driven by side I
str.ets to the rear of a long procession, I
which -starle-u trotn a point beyond the Cap-
itol and wound Its interminable length down I
Slate street to the opera-house. Tho head '
of this piocesslun. as It roiled slowly down
the hill, was fringed with a liery blaze of
rockets and roman candles. Thousands of
Bryan men clattered along on horses,
walked with fiery torches, or rode In open
carriages. Along the curbs the watching
thousands cheered and aDDlauded. It Is nr
wonder that Bryan's voico has grown I
hoarse. He rode bareheaded, and bowing
throughout the entire procession.
His hat became an ornament useless for
an thing but to wave rreetings to the peo
ple. The auditorium of the opera-house wa
crowded from footlbjtu to tat front doer
the p-ol.abi:ity of Democratic success la
the Krnpire State that he has decided to
c'irrh th victory by miking another a
second tour through the S'ate," said Mr.
M'Gulre. "He will give us f-i-jr more days,
leglnrang October Z! and ending October
"During tlie remaining days of the cam
paign tnis Slat will lit the ssorm center
of oHtl-al ncllvity Mr. Brjan will carry
New- Ycrk State. We make this statement
i:nreervcdlv" He will speak again in this
e-ity on October 27. Then he will make a
tlyins trip to Albany. Troy. Syracuse,
RivSestcr. Buffalo ard po.-"-iblv ""ill speak
ItOKi:il MV Cl.MMS
Richard Croker talke-d eagerly about th
meet!i-,is of last night.
"It was wry satisfactory," he said. "It
was an answer to trust government. I
never saw anything like it, never saw such
crowds in New York or such enthusiasm,
and I have been In poillics thlrty-flv
yars.. Why. when Cleveland was elected
Pre.sldsnt we had only one meeting. We did
not dare have any more. We were afraid
we couldn't fill any room. And we gars
75.0") majority in thl city. We could hav
had ten other meetings last night as bhj
as those four.
"The Democratic majority south of ths
Harlem River on November 6 will be 100.
009. Last nlcht's demonstration to Mr.
Bryan convinces me that the State will -to
Democratic by an overwhelming majority."
with the best Deme-cracy and much of tha
bst Republicanism of the capital. There
was no uncertain rote in the cheering
which greeted Bran as he arose and
stepped to the front of the stage.
Mr. Bryan said in part:
"I remember In 1KW our State Republic
an Convention adopted a platform some
thing like this:
" 'We demand that this Government shall
be conducted by business men on business
principles, and in the interest of the bust- '
ness Interests of the country.' or words to
that rffeci. But the trouble is that th
men who talk that way so limit the defini
tion of a business man that very few ar
Included. Is a farmer a huMness man?
Well. I think not. He does work. That Is
all he deie. He commences In the morn
ing and works all day: commences In the
spring and works all summer, and If at the
end of the summer Is able to show enough
as the result of his labor to realize a small
percentage en the Investment he thinks he
is doing well.
"But he Is no business man. Who ts?
who ij Tin:
"The man who goes onto the Board of
Trade at 10 o'clock In the morning: and
make more before noon betting on the
price of what the fanner raises than the
farmer can make raMr.tt it. Is the laboring
man a business man? No. He simply con
verts raw material Into finished product.
"But he is not a business man. Who lsT
"The man who trades in what this pro
ducer produces. I belie-, e that every man
who by his. muscle or hi? brain adds to the
greatness, the wealth or the glory of thbj
nation is a business man. and I believe elec
tion is the most Important business day of
all the year.
"The Republican party goes on the theory
that society Is built from the top. They
say tako care of the well-to-do and they
will take care of those who are not well-to-do.
and when ou tell them of the story of
Lazarus and Dlvca, they say: "What a
lucky man Lazarus was to have a Divea
near to he could get the crumbs that fell
from Dives's table.
Mr. Bryan then took up the questions of
trusts and militarism along- the usual lines.
He called attention to 'Governor Roosereire
argument that the people were not afraid
of a large Handing army, nnd said If any
ono asked who was afraid of a large stanrt
ing army to tell him Governor Roosevelt
was, as evidenced by his recent statements
that a large army would be necessary
but for the war in the Philippines.
Speaking of the claim of the Republicans
that our presence In the Philippines was
due to destiny. Mr. Bryan said:
"Destiny ts the subterfuge of the inverte
brate; it is tho coward's excuse for falllnr
In with that which he has ro strength to
Mr. Bryan referred to Mr. Hanna's speech
yesterday. In which he says the people ore
not to swap horses in crossing a stream,
"Mr. Hanna Is mistaken. The Republican
party Is not crossing a stream, but an ocean.
It is going back to European ideas, and yon
had be3t swap horses and come back. In
stead of crossing the ocean."
In the uproar wh'ch followed. John Boyd
Thatcher. Judge Gray nnd Chief Judge
Parker took a modest part.
Bryan finished hi? day's work with a"
speech to 5.0 listeners in front of tbe
opera-house. He dealt with the usual
questions of imperialism and the trusts.
To-morrow- mornlne he start westward
through the Republican country along the
Mr. Brian's Itinerary for the last week
of the campaign Indicates his belief bat
New York. Michigan. Ohio and Bllnols will
go Democratic this year. He sent to Sen
ator Jones at Chicat-o to-day his plan of
campaign tn the following words:
"Will rpend October 13 and 30 in New
York, speaking Tuesday In western parts
of the State. October 27 and 28 are to be
devoted to New York City and Brooklyn.
Have Campau arrange day trip In Southern
Michigan Wednesday, reaching Toledo for
night meeting. 1 shall speak in Cincinnati
Thursday night and may speak in Indiana
in the day time Thursday, if Indiana and
Ohio committees can agree. Will go fram
Cincinnati to Jacksonville Thursday night,
speaking at Jacksonville Friday, and
reach Chicago Friday evening: spesU
at three or four places In that city
and take last train for Nebraska. I must
speak In Lincoln Saturday night and In
Omaha Monday nlgbt. Please communicate
with State Committee and arrange details."
BISMARCK'S LAST PRAYER.
"Lord, I Believe; Help Thon Mine
Berlin. Oct. 17. Professor WUheUn Oncken
of the L'niversity of Glessen (Hesse), who
was intimately acquainted with tha late
Prince Bismarck, writes to a Dresden jour
nal that Bismarck's' last prayer was: Im4,
I believe. Help thou mine unbelieC.'-
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