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THE ST. LOUIS REPTT
THE most WONDERFUL
STORY of the year. Next
Sunday's Republic. Four Maga
zine pages in colors. A four-page
Comic Section. Colors.
NINETY-THIRD YEAR.
ST. LOUIS, MO., SATURDAY. OCTOBER 20. 1900.
PRICE J"
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In St. I.octs. One Cent.
! M. I.cnin. 'I n o Cents
Trnins. Three Cent".
TREMENDOUS DOCKERY
MEETING AT MARSHALL.
BRYAN WAVE SWEEPS
OVER NEW YORK STATE.
Thousands of Voters Attended From Sa
line, Lafayette and Jackson Counties
Democratic Barbecue.
Remarkable Ovations Given the Democratic
Candidate Sn the Republican
Counties.
MUSICIANS, amateur and pro
fessional, will be interested in
four or five taking Sunday Republic
features.
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Estimated That Twenty Thousand Persons Participated in the
Demonstration Pointed Mottoes on Parade Banners
Large Meeting at Lexington.
r.r A STAFF CORRESPONDENT.
RKPI'llUt' SPECIAL.
Lexington. Mo.. Oct. 19. The biggest find
most eathus'astic gathering which has
greeted the Democratic candidate for Gov
ernor during his present tour of the coun
ties was that at Marshall. Sillne County,
to-day Between 1S.00O nnd .CO) persons
were present. Concerning the record
breaking nature of the attendance Mr.
Dockery said that It was the biggest dem
onstration of the campaign outside of the
laree cities.
Those who remember the outpourings
which greeted Mr Dockery at Greenville.
Ironton. Potosi, Clinton. Neosho and Rich
Hill can placs some estimate on the charac
ter and size of the Marshall meeting.
It was fortunate for many present that a
barbecue had been arranged, else they
would have gone hungry, for the three ho
tels and the eating-houses were swamped
with the demands on them.
A big excursion train of six coaches was
run by the Chicago and Alton to Marshall
from Kansas City, carrying crowds from
Jackson. Lafayette and Saline countlej In
to Marshall. Another was run by tho Mis
souri Paclflo from Versailles. Every road
leading to Marshall was alive with a holi
day crowd from early morning till late In
the afternoon. The Dockery party was
net at the train by a mounted delegation
from the Bhackleford Democratic Club and
try a reception committee In carriages dec
Brated with flags and bunting.
Dockery at Marshall.
Btmoottng Chapllne, chairman of the Coun
ty Committee: Representative Matt Hall
and Edward T. Orear, whose home town Is
Marshall, and who came from Jefferson
City to attend the rally, were members of
the Reception Committee. Marshall Is dis
tinguished among Missouri county seats by
the fact that Its Courthouse square 19 sur
rounded by asphalt-paved streets; as perfect
as a boulevard In Buffalo. Ropes had been
tretched to keep horsemen and vehicles
oft these streets, and there the divisions
of the parade formed. Two big bands, car
riages containing Mr. Dockery and the Re
ception Committee, a large number of ve
Moles decorated with flags, bunting, tissue
paper and lithographs of tho Democratic
candidates, and 702 horses, actual count.
lome carrying a double led. and all elab
orately caparisoned, formed the parade.
There were strong delegations from every
one of the twelve townships In Saline
County. A crude uniformity, both In mounts
and decorations, was adhered to In the dele
gations. Each marshal horseman carried a
picture of Alexander Dockery, mounted as
a banner. Another delegation must have
tripped the county of white horses to get
its uniformity of mount. In another dele--vtion
web pair ot horsemen carried ban-'
aer Inscribed with a Democratic epigram.
like "Ripubllcs Need No Big Standing
Armies."
One horseman represented "McKlnley
Prosperity." He was ragged and unkept
and rode a horse whose boney protuber
ances and general decrepitude bespoke long
training for the stunt. A number of empty
dlnner-palls dangled from the horses' girts.
One party of horsemen rode standing on
their saddles, and ridiculous Rough Riding
antics behind a banner Inscribed "Roose
can not support
william Mckinley.
For Forty Tears a Republican,
Captain Piggott Will Sow
Vote for Bryan.
JUEPT7BLIC SPECIAL.
Qnlncy. I1L. Oct. 13. Captain Michael
Piggott. & lifelong Republican, who for six
teen years prior to Cleveland's first term
was Postmaster here, has received a letter
from John J. Mealy of Chicago, a member
of the Republican Veterans' Yates Club
of Illinois, asking him to aid In the or
ganization of an auxiliary club.
Captain Piggott's reply Is In part as fol
lows: "For about forty years our political work'
and sympathy have been In accord, but
now I must say, no' to your appeal. I
could not follow "William McKlnley or his
supporters after he turned from freedom
to Imperial methods, and allowed his Sec
retary of State to reprimand Consul Gen
eral Pratt for presenting an American flag
to a Filipino commltteo at Singapore as
an emblem of the liberty that Agulnaldo
and their brothers, then our allies, were
fighting to attain. Then ho cabled an army
commission to W. K. Brico at Hong
Kong. In charge of the Brice syndicate con
cession In China. In order that he might
proceed at the expense of the nation and
In advance of our army to Manila, to turn
American guns against the Filipinos, In
order, that Republicanism might not dis
turb tho British colonies at the gates of
India, and to furnish a base from which
the Brice syndicate, organized by and
largely composed of Ohio politicians, co
operating with British capitalists, might
exploit the Chinese Empire; monolopllze Its
mineral resourceaand Its cheap labor.
T note what you say about Democracy
being the enemy of pensions, but I cannot
apply your objection to Democracy as now
organized. I am sure no Democrat could
do more to deprive the wards of the na
tion of their dues under the law than
has been done by the present Commissioner
of Pensions, who la held in his position
against the protests of more than IOO.OiO
soldiers. If successful In November. Hanna
will bo apt to follow the advice ot Cecil
Rhodes when he advised us to hold the
Philippines, and If the people grumbled
over the expense to abandon some of the
pension list which the Chicago Tribune last
March said. 'Is so unreasonably large." "
KRUGER HAS EMBARKED.
Dutch Warship Bearing the Old
Fighter Sails To-Day.
Lorenzo Marquez, Oct 19. Mr. Kruger
was secretly taken at C o'clock this morn
ing on board the Dutch cruiser Gelderland,
on which vessel he Is to sail for Holland.
It is reported that tho Gelderland wlU
all to-morrow.
velt Is Smoking the Rough Rider Stub Thut
Buffalo Hill Threw Away."
llrlimeriltlc Ilnrhrrae.
For Iho baritone a wire fence had been
thrown around the Courthouse Miuare and
long tables of fresh unplaned pine planks
had been Improvlred In the lnclosure. There
from early morning until noon a iuad of
several hundred volunteers from Marshall,
men and women, prepared the food for tho
multitudes.
Thousands of chin plate and half-pint
tin cups had boen provided. On each
Plato was a Lis cut of beef or some meat
or fish and a pickle sandwiched between
slices of bread. The tin cups were filled
with sweetened Mack eolTee. Eight large
beeves, y) pounds of flh. -O'-O loives of
bread, five sheep. seen hogs. jTX) chickens,
fifty hams, threo barrels of pickles and
twenty bushels of potatoes were consumed,
besides the contents of about ICO country
baskets, added to the pool by townships.
Pocket knives nnd natures tools alone were
used by Ihc dinprs The signal for dinner
was given to all four side of the court
house square by the bell 1n the courthouse
belfry. When the barbecue was first
planned It iai supposed that Conartssman
Joe Bailey of Texas would be the principal
speaker "When about u week ago it was
found he could not come. Mr. Dockery con
sented to arrange his engagements to be at
the rally. This faot was extensively ad
vertised an! according to the local com
mittee, ndfied to the enthusiasm und In
creased the attendance.
It had been planned that Mr. Dockery
should speak from a stand in the court
house square, but the condition of his voice
forbade. He spoke In the Opera-houso to
an audience that crowded ever- inch of
space la aisles, gallery. lobby and on the
BtSBe- . . r.
Not one-tenth of the persons who wished
to hear the speech could gain admittance.
Tho overflow was addressed in the Court
house square by Major R. W. Nichols of
Marshall, who in ISM was a Palmer and
Buckner elector, and stumped the State in
behalf of that ticket.
Mr. Dockery's speech was a presentation
of the reasons why the Democrats should
be retained In power In Missouri and placed
In power at Washington. The hall was too
tmall for the cheers and applause that
greeted the speaker's telling points. Con
gressman James Cooney introduced the
speaker, and declared his Impression that a
DO.CW Democratic majority would be rolled
up by Missouri next month.
Attorney General Crow reached Marshall
on an afternoon train and addressed a mag
nificent gathering in the Courthouse square
after Mr. Dockery had completed his
speech. He dwelt on State Issues.
In the evening Mr. Dockery addressed an
enthusiastic gathering of over 2,000 persons
In the Olera-house at Lexington, which Is
one of the truly metropolitan possessions of
the county fat of Lafayette.
It was a difficult Jump from Marshall on
the Chicago and Alton, to n connection at
Higglnsv Hie, with a Missouri Pacific for
Lexington.
A lucky delay which met the Missouri
Pacific train below Ulgglnsvllle saved the
Dockery party a drive of fifteen miles across
country. JOHN C. LEBENS.
GEORGE DANIELS
NOW FOR BRYAN.
Influential Illinois Banker, Editor
and Merchant Unable to
Accept Imperialism.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Salem, 111., Oct. 19. George E. Daniels,
banker, merchant, capitalist and owner of
the Iuka Bee, a leading newspaper ot this
county, and who has been the most ardent
Gold Democrat of this section of the coun
ty, has come out for Bryan, and the Bee
will from now on urge the election of the
Democratic ticket.
Mr. Daniels Is one of the most extensive
merchants In Southern Illinois, having large
stores In Iuka, Johnsonvllle, Orchardvlllc,
Rlnard and other places. He Is also a large
land owner and conducts a private bank at
Iuka. He Is also nn old soldier, having
served three years In the One Hundred and
Eleventh Illinois Regiment In the Civil War.
Mr. Daniels's declaration for Brjan will
have much effect in this and surrounding
counties, where ho is so well known. In
one editorial of the Bee this wek he closes
with this sentence:
"If Bryan Is elected President, the Consti
tution of the United States will remain
larger than the President and Congress."
SOLDIERS DIED ON TRANSPORT.
Nine Expired En Itnutc From Ma
nila, Two More Yesterday.
San Francisco, Cab. Oct. 19. Two deaths
occurred this morning on the Sherman,
which arrived from Manila last night. They
were Private James M. Italics. Company H,
Thirty-seventh Infantry, and Private James
H. Richardson. Company F, Thirty-ninth
Infantry.
Both men were In a serious condition
when they left Manila.
Nine soldiers died on the voyage. They
were: Teter Savey, Company E. Nineteenth
Infantry; John F. Carroll, prisoner, late ot
Company L, Thirty-sixth Infantry; William
Gordon, Company B, Engineers' Corps; Wil
liam II. Moore, Company L, Ninth Infantry;
John M. Thompson. Company B, Engineer
Corp?; Henry Sutter. Company L, Thirty
second Infantry; Bert J. Emmons. Battery
E. First Artillery: Edward J. Anderson,
Troop A, Eleventh Cavalry; Edwin Ellis,
Company E. Forty-seventh Infantry.
OREGON'S CAPTAIN BLAMELESS.
Accident in Pe-Chi-Li Gulf Was
Unavoidable.
Washington, Oct. 19. Secretary Long has
ordered that there be no further proceedings
In the case of Captain Wilde of the Oregon.
A court ot Inquiry was Investigating
to determine the responsibility for the
grounding ot the battleship In the Gulf of
Pe-Chi-IJ last summer while hurrying to
Tnfcii from Shanghai.
This action finally disposes of the matter. 1
HKSHRastfwHYK -.Y ru- tsa&afrhauk-
ROBBERS WORKED
UNDER PISTOL FIRE.
Bank Safe Dynamited and "Rifled
While Citizens Poured Bul
lets Into the Place.
CONSTABLE M0RAN KILLED.
Fifty Shots Exchanged in the
Darkness Two Thieves Worked
While Three Fought to
Protect Them.
republic srnciAi..
Nevada. Mo.. Oct. ID. The Bank of Bron
augh. fifteen miles southwest of Nevada,
was dynamited and robbed and Constable
William Mornn wos killed in a fight with
tho robbrrrf early this morning.
About 1 o'clock Mr. G. O. Blau was
awakened by a shot In tho direction of
tho bank. Ho aroused Doctor Holme3 and
Doctor Donovan, his neighbors.
They heard a shot at the hotel about
half a block away and across the street.
Immediately following the shot they heard
some one groan and thought the Marshal
had killed a robber. The three citizens
promptly opened flro in the direction of tho
bank, which Is Just across the street from
tho hotel. It wns so dark that they were
unable to sec anything but the flash of the
powder when the robbers commenced re
turning the fire. They believed that Mr.
Moran was standing on his porch engaged
In tho fight with the robbers. Not a word
was rpoken that tliey could hear, during
tho fight.
During the firing successive explosions
were heard Insldo the bank as one party of
the robbers steadily worked a way Into the
safe. There were evidently three robbers
on tho outsldo who held rtspectlvo positions
near the hotel and bank. The citizens
heard the balls whistling near them. Two
balls struck the corner of the Blau
store and one buckshot struck tho
corner of the doctors' ofllco. As
nearly ns could be ascertained, fifty
shots were fired. Tlio number nas
about equally divided between tho two
parties. The robbers stopped firing first
and slipped away In the darkness, apparent
ly without being hurt. They had rervo
enough to stay until the Job was entirely
completed, though they were probably un
der tire about fifteen minutes. It wns
thought there were five robbers, three of
whom acted ns guards on the outside whllo
two did the work of blasting.
Money lllonn to lMroen.
Sheriff A. Ewing Is In pursuit with a
well-armed posse. When the bank was ex
amined after the robbers left, all the doors
we're standing open. The vault door had
been blown ojen with nitrogljccriii.
Charles llrubaker, the owner and cashier
of tho bank, said the safe contained tl.Co.
Of that amount, u few dollars In silver and
the fragments of four J10 bills were found
in the debri. The paper money had Iveen
blown to pieces, o that It was barely pos
sible to recognize its denomination. A small
votellne bottle, which had evidently con
tained nitroglycerin, and a little chunk of
solt soap, partly wrapped In brown parer. t
had been left by the robbers on the safe. I
A cold chisel alid a pick without a handle
were al&o found In the room.
The robbers carried away all the notes
and valuable papers of the bapk. The loot
ed bank was Insured againrt robbery by the
Bankers' Mutual of Des Moines, la.. In tho
sum of I3.ju0. The Hankers' Protective As
soclatlon. of which this bank w.is a mem- i
hw. will offer a reward for th ont,.r nr '
btr, will offer a reward for the capture of
the robbers.
Constable Moran. who was killed, was
asleep in the hotel, which he owned. Just
across from the bank, when awakened by
the explosion. He stepped to the door with
his Winchester. One of the robbers Was
standing guard in iront of the hotel, and
was probably standing on the porch. As I
mt. .Moran op.. w.e uoor nc saiu: uet puoIlcan partyt by , disregard of the'
away from there, or 1 II till you full of i . , . - ,. ... , .
lead." At that instant the robber tired the principles of our Republic, and by Its ad
fatal shot, and his victim fell in the door- vccac" o policies repugnant to the doctrine
way. No one ventured onto the porch until i of self-government, has left us no choice !
the firing had ceased. Then Mr. Moran but to summon all lovers of the Declaration
was found still alive, but unconscioust. Ho of Independence to the defense of that sa
llved only about thirty minutes after being crei document and the Constitution framed
sbot, and did not regain cansciousness. in accordance with It."
A HOPELESS WRECK.
LEADING TOPICS
is
TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC.
l'or IImonrI Fair Snlnrilay; prol
ntily ruin nml coolfr unrfnys cooler
nniitliitrly 'nillds.
For Illinois Fnlr Snlnrilayi wnrm
in Koutlirrii portion! Sunday, ceiirrn-lj-
fnlr, rxrrpl nollly rnln In nnrth
vrost portion; lirlnlc miutlirrly vrluils.
Page.
3. Tremendous Docker' Meeting at Mar
shall. Cannot Support McKlnley.
Georgi" Dnnlt'In Now for Ilry111-
Robbera Worked Under Flro.
"Supreme- Court Has Ruled Agalnt
Holding Colonie"."
Athletic Priest Appears In Trunks.
Ilrjan at ltochetr. New York.
-. Germany Again Alarms Powers.
Kwang Su's Note and the Keply.
Youtsey Case Goes to Jury.
Payne Failed to Mako Answer.
3. Accused of Intent to Kill J. W. Gates.
Republicans Begin Intimidation.
4. Race Track Results.
Sporting News.
5. Seks Her Children, Who Wero Ab
ducted.
Thinks Her Son Was Kidnaped.
Closing Day nt the Ex.
Two Switch Bills in the Council.
Murderrd for His Money.
Jewels Stolen From n Trunk.
. Church News nnd Announcements.
Sunda-chool Lesson.
7. War Imminent in Central America.
Rice Case Experts Agree and Disagree.
Notes of the City.
Death of Mrs. S. A. Beauvals.
General Lf-o Siys Cubans Are Divided.
S. Editorial.
Double Wedding on East Sldo.
Society Notes
No Hitch in Elopers' Finns.
Unique Will Was Signed by a Cross.
t. Gossip About American and English
Authors.
Fresbjteries Are Greatly Divided.
10. Republic Want Advertisements.
Record of Births, Marriages, Deaths.
11. Republic Want Advertisements.
Grain and Produce.
Cattle Sales.
13. Financial News.
River Telegrams.
Th Railroads.
U. Republican Fight on E. C. Hcncken.
Guardian Appointed to Consent to Her
Marriage.
Trade Reviews.
Putting Through the Amendments.
BRYAN'S LETTER OF
ACCEPTANCE MAILED
Defines the New Paramount Issue
to the Silver Lincoln
Republican Party.
Rochester. N. Y.. Oct. 20. William J.
Ervnn Tnallf- tMo TYnrntnr his IttA n
,i .,, ., ., ,- t,.,. . , !
cePt'ns 'e nomination for President given J
him by the Silver Lincoln Republicans.
In the letter, which is a brief one, Mr.
Bryan quotes from Abraham Lincoln In de
fense of tho principles enunciated In the
Declaration of Independence. He adds:
"In 1S95 the money question was the ques-
tlon of paramount importance, but the Re
ATHLETIC PRIEST
APPEARS IN TRUNKS.
The Ueurend M. O'Flaherty Wins
Contest for Putting ."G-Pound
Weight in Coliseum.
HIS CALLING WAS NOT KNOWN.
Assistant Pastor of St. Vincent's
Church Was Filtered Merely as
"M. O'Fiaherty" His Iden
tity Developed Afterward.
M. O'Flaherty was announced as the win
ner of the contest for putting a tlfty-sl-pound
weight in the Coliseum last night.
The name blng a new one In athletics
hereabouts, many persons wondered who It
could be, as the man put the heavy weight
in a style that proved him no novice at
the gnme.
An Investigation developed the interest
ing fact that M. O'Flaherty was nono other
than the Catholic priest of that name, who
!. tho assistant pastar of St. Vincent's
Crurch. nt TaIor and Enston avenues.
When Interviewed by a Rrpublle reporter
after his easy win. Father O'Flaherty did
not seem to like the Idea of his feat being
made :i matter for publication, but. never
theless, did not hcsiO'0 to give a few facts
about himself, so that people might know
he was an athlete "in his day."
Father O'Flaherty has been in America
only three years. Previous to coming here
he was a winner In many weight-throwing
contests In Ireland, whero ho was cdticatrd
for the priesthood. He now holds1 the Irish
record for putting the tncnty-elght-pound
shot, having hurled It a distance of thirty-thret-
feet. He hns put the fifty-slx-pound
phot twenty-two feet, which was way above
his mark of la.'t night, twenty feet five and
one-half Inches.
The athletic priest Is In favor of all kinds
of athletics, nnd Indulges In many forms
of exercise hlmelf. Including blcvcle nnd
horseback riding. As a high jumper he has
won events in I113 native country with
Jumps of slxty-dght Inches. An idea of how
good this Is may be gained from the fact
that both high jump events at the Coliseum
have been won with 8lxty--ight-inch Jumps.
Father O'Flaherty has dona no training
for the events ho competed In. Last Mon
iliy night he won the third prize in putting
tne sixieen-pounu snoi. ne mso competed
In tho heavy-weight throwing event, but ns
he did not get first prize, no one seemed to
pay much attention to him.
As to the question of propriety In com
peting In athletic contests, dressed In eho
regulation clothes of a sleeveless shirt and
a pair of trunks. Father O'Flaherty says
that no possible harm can b.? done, and
that the exercise he gets with the Idea of
competing in those events keeps him in
such good health that he can do a great
deal more work In tho lino of his rarish
duties.
The Reverend Mr. O'Flaherty Is very
popular In his parish, where he Is callf-d
upon to preach frequently.
Oa the programme the young priest he 13
not over 27 jears of age was entered a
Christian Brothers' College man. Tom
Altken. who has teen shot-putters here and
in the old country, never having heard of a
C. B. C. weight-thrower before, watched
hini put the thot In practice at the Coli
seum and at once picked him out as the
winner of the X-pound event.
Father O'Flaherty says that, barrins tho
possible Interference of the Archbishoo ho
will compete It: any of his favorite contes's
that may te held in St. Louis hereafter '
Tha other contests of the evening faded
Into Insignificance beforo the unusual sight
of a minister of the gospel comi-.tint. i
short trunks before an audience of about
1,500 persons. Nevertheless, there was a !
4J0-yards run that stirred up every man in
the bulldl-g. John King winning tho race
from Harry Klener by a margin of three 1
""-", m.tiwuK a. gum in rne stretch of
fully a yard.
The summaries; Two hundred and twen
ty yards dash: First heat Gwynne Evans
first: Bert Bali, second. Time. S3 3-J. Sec
ond neat J. A. King, first; F. A. Quinn
Fecor.d. Time. :K-i-5. '
Putting fifty-slx-pound shot Th-j Rev
erend M. O'Flaherty, first, a) feet 5i
inches: William Bick. second. 17 feet S
Inches: F. Scbosttler, third, 17 feet 1 Inch.
Four hundred and forty yards run John
A. King, first; Harry J. Klener, second:
Fied Qulnn. third. Time, :59.
Record-Creaking Crowds Greet the Party at Every Stop and
There Is No Diminution of Enthusiasm Speaks
to Cornell Students.
BY I.ANGDON SMITH.
ni:i'i'iu.H' spkciai.
Rochester. N. Y.. Oct. 19. William Jen
nings I!ran to-diy paj-.-ed nlorg the Grape
Brit and throuch sn lnnselj IJ-publl"m
rf'PUlat!in. where McKlnley banners v.tr
In tN proportion of t n to on'. Notwith
standing this fact the crowds along the
routo were large, frl'nd'y nnd inf.uvHstle.
Bryan was In much letter form than on
v.tTday A qui"! night's ret hsd tnsile
his olce cler ami reronan' mil had bright
ened !.!n up phys'cally and mentally.
After the his- m-et'.nE list night at Os
wigo and Syracuse, the lical Democratic
coTmlttemfn fxp'essed their lelief that
Brjan would mrry both thpe cl'l.s Judg.
Bulger stands sponsor for Osweco at lea-t
It Is openlv ts--erted here that Bryan will
carry the State.
Never In his ent're career his Mr. Brv.in
spoken to a greater or more enthusiastic
crowd at one time than t"iat which gathered
around the Power? IIoue to grctt him In
Rochester to-n!ght.
There were E.o-0 persons at the depot.
Two hundred uniformed panniers with
torches wheeled into line behind Urjan's
carriage, nnd the cavalcade went -ollin; up
the streets, followed by t. dark cloud of
humanity.
It is no exaggeration to say that 3.0Co
persons w-Te parked alone Main street in
the three blocks In front of the hotel. They
wre packed as closely together as they
could stnnd. The deep voice of liryin float
ed nut over their heads.
roi'BIITTIl SIIAKK
HIIVAVS HAM).
This huge gathering was regarded by the
wise men In the Bryan party as a standing
protest against Imperialism and the trusts.
Bryan i-poke for twenty minuter on the
l-M-ues of the campaign, after which thTe
was another strusgle. Men fought their way
to his carriage wheels to shake his hand.
Finally he succeded in reaching Fltzhugh
Hall, where another larg crowd of per
haps 5.0(0 awaited him There wa- nn land
ing room, elthir in or around the hall, t
was by far the rre-itet demonstration or
tl o tour.
At various points along the route there
wer- evider.cis of peculiar Republican prc
perity. which Bryan dwelt upon with par
ticular emphasis during tho day.
At Ludlow, where the Salt Trust owns a
riant, the wages of the imn have been re
duced from $!.;) to $1.15 per day. and every
man In the works will vote Tor Bryan. The
price of salt has gono up and wages have
gono down. The men certalnlv show no
signs ot the full dinner pall In their ap
pearance. At other points there were huge factories
lylrg idle, besido the track, with the doors
grown rusty on their hinges from long
dUuse. They had suffered the blight of
Republican trust consolidation.
rixns A ista:nck
OF ATTCJIl'TEl) COIMICIOX.
Almost every large factor- or manu
facturing concern in this part of the State
Is using. all efforts to Intimidate the men.
In Auburn it was declared that the man
ager of a large reaper company has threat
ened to close down this big concern In
case Brjan Is elected. In other words, if
the 70 men working for him do not sell
"SUPREME COURT
WE CAN HOLD
David 0. Hill's Speech on the
Paramount Issue at
Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 15. An audience of COM peo
ple crowded the Second Regiment Armory
to-night to listen to nn ad.Irets by former
Senator Pavid Bennett Hill of New York.
A great number of people were unable to
get Into the armor-, and, for their benefit,
several outdoor speeches were made by
local orntorr.
When Senator Hill arrived at tho armory,
accompanied by Maj-or Carter Harrison, he
was glen a magnificent ovation.
Mayor Harrison Introduced Mr. Hill, call
ing forth a prolonged outburst of applause.
It was fully lle minutes before the cheer
ing subsided sufficiently to allow Senator
Hill to begin his address.
Throughout Us delivery he was accorded
a generous amount of applause. Senator
Hill said. In part:
Government by Injunction.
"Tho Democratic platform declares
against what Is popularly known as "gov
ernment by Injunction." This pbraso has
been much misapprehended and has been
subjected to many misrepresentations. Op
position is what is properly comprehended in
that term. It does not mean an approval of
the total abolition of the writ of Injunction.
"The term 'government by Injunction" has
come to signlfj-. In the popular mind, an
abuse of th power to Issue injunctions
and to mean lp unrestrained and arbitrary
exercise by Judicial officers of the Govern
ment. It alro Includes tho Inadequate regu
lation of the proceedings for the summary
punishment of those who are alleged to
have violated the commands of the writ.
"Opposition to such abuses and oppor
tunities for Injustice is what Is meant In
recent years by opposition to government
by Injunction.
The Constitution Precludes Colonics.
"The Supremo Court of the United States
has already decided the constitutional ques
tion Involved, and held (19 Howard, 3KS 117)
that 'thero la no power givtn by the Con
stitution to establish or maintain colonies,
bordering on the United States or at a
distance, to be ruled and governed at Its
own pleasure."
"Permit me to suggest that our oppon"nts,
who, during the memorable campaign of
1K, so severely took to task those Demo
crats who had enturid to criticise a certain
noted decision of the Supreme Court ad
verse to their views, should not themselves
now refuso to respect and accept as con
clusive the tlme-honortd decision of that
high tribunal, expressly sustaining the
Democratic position in this campaign In
reference to the unconstitutionality of
American colonial governments.
Democratic Chnnres Are Bright.
"William J. Bryan does not need to be
Introduced or described to an American
audience. The people know him the farm
ers, the mechanics, the laborers, the mer
chants, the bankers, the editors, the law
yersall classes of the community have
studied the history ot hla life and public
their .suffrage wholesale they may consider
themselves out of a situation.
With these big trust corporations in this
portion of the Sta'e. the voting franchise
is npnrent'v the only sv-illahle afct that
huUN a workir-rrun t. his job. If he sells
his vot- to hW liipuMIcnn 1kss, ho can
work. If he keep-, his wit- for his own
use. he can starve. Tliia is the mighty
ful.-rum being used by Republicans to de
feat the election of Bryan.
But wh-rever Urvnn speaks he makes
fr!nds and v.herevi-r he has made friends
in the pr.-e-.t tour he h?s persuaded them,
to vote according to tliflr own convlc
tir.s. The S!r.-t stop of the day was at Solvar.
where the immense works r the soda ash
company are situited. Here Mr. Bryan
spoke to about l.OOO laboring men. It seemed
ns if all Auburn was crowded into Seward
Park around the statue of Governor Se
ward. Th-- crowd r.'iml"Ted about 10.WM.
On the platform nervU.lv stood up. and
Bryan had to stir. I ot tw eampstols.
There were 7.C-j persons In DeWitt Tark In
Ithlca when Bryan mounted the platform
to face the Cornell students. He was far
cooler than thev. The bovs began to rlnr
out the Cornell cheer with a Bryan ac
companiment. Half a dozen girls dis
played a McKlnley banner. In the rear if
the crowd a eoterle of students began to
cheer for McKinley. Others jelled for
Brj-an.
1 i-s ovnn Tin:
!TlDi:vr AT COK.SjKI.!,.
The students cheered and j.ered several
questions Mr. Bryan then said that he
would answer anj- questions anybody might
ask provided the questioner would stand
up. He paused and gazed Inquiringly, hut
there were ro questions, and Brj'an con
tinued to pa- lilA respects to the trusts.
Suddenly n olee Interrupted:
"'How about sdher?"
Mr. Bryan rp!ird- "I tard to-day where
William MeKlnUy u.-"d to stand before hr
bowed to the dictation Wall street. It
jcu will defend him for changing his opin
ion 1 will defend mjseif for not changlns
mv opinion "
Binghamton tuin-d out a crowd that was
little short of wonderful. Special trains
'.had arrhej fiom half a U.zen different
pcint. i-nd a thteng or 20.ftlo persons were
cheering around the gr-cd bland of 'h
rccc track when Bryan arrived. His
speech was continually Interrupted by
cheers. The entire crowd seemed to be his
friend. For his speech he took a text from
a transparency which had been placed In
front of the grand stand It read as fol
lcws: ,
"Elnghamto.i match factcry and Weed's
tannery have been closed by the trusts.
There are no trusts." Mark Hanna.
With thlj meeting Mr. Brjan was ex
ceedingly well pleased. It seeme.! to be his
Idea that the action of the trusts, through
out this part of the State would greatly
help the Democratic caue.
As Mr. Brj-an's dinner was blng pre
pared on the special nt 7 o'clock, the train
struck a double curie at a speed of sixty
miles an hour.
The Democrats wer ted about liku
tenpins and the dishe-r trmblcd about tho
table, but no serious damage was done.
HAS RULED
NO COLONIES.
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CONSTITUTION BARS
AfilERICAN COLONIES.
"The Supreme Court of the United
States has already decided the con-
stltutional question Involved and meld
s (19 Howard. EH-447) that There Is no
power given by the Constitution to s
establish or maintain colonies.
bordering on the L'nited Sutes. or at
a distance, to be ruled and gov-
erned at Its own pleasure."
"IVrmlt me to suggest that our s
s opponents, who. during the memors- s
able campaign of 1EH. so severely
took to task those Democrats who t
had ventured to criticise a certain
noted decision of the Supreme
Court, adverse to their views, should
not. themselves, now refuse to re- s
spect and accept as conclusive the
time-honored decision of that high
tribunal expressly sustaining the
Democratic position In this campaign s$
In reference to the unconstitutlon-
allty of American colonial govern-
ments." Extract From a Speech D-
Hvcred Last Night at Chicago by s
David Bennett Hill of New York.
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services. He has stood the public scrutiny
as no other modem statesman has done, and
the people are satisfied with what they
have heard and seen, and are read- to
cast their suffrages for him. If elected and
his prospects are Improving every day and
hour he will discharge the high and ardu
ous duties of chief executive of the nation
to the satisfaction and honor of the Amer
ican people.
The political skies are growing brighter
every day and hour, nnd the prospects of
victor" arc most encouraging. Every Dem
ocrat Is falling Into line, and preparing lo
do battle for the good cause, the cause of
good government, the cause of humanity,
the cause of Bryan and Stevenson, tha
cause of our country and Its best interests.
"A long pull, a strong pull and a pull all
together and tho victor will be ours."
ALLIES IN PAO-TING-FU.
Reports Say the Column Was Not
Seriously Opposed.
Tien-Tsin, Oct. 19. Reliable unofficial re
ports say the advance guard of the allied
forces entered Pao-Tlng-Fu Wednesday.
October 17. Tht city. It Is added, was prao
tlcally deserted, and offered no resistance.
The British column captured seventeen
Imperial soldier at We-Nan-SIen, October
10. who were part ot the force of 2,000 men
sent to disperse the Boxers In that region.
The captives assert that they killed 969
Boxers, and were returning to Pa-Chow
when they were fired upon and dispersed
by tha French.
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