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IN TWO PARTS.
..TRUE TO THE..
in Victor/ or Oafot.
1
vol. vir.-K?TTa
NORFOLK, VA., TUESBAY. OCTOBER 1(>, 11)00.
THREE CENTS PER COPY.
REBELLION IN
CHINA WIDESPREAD.
Admiral Ho's Troops in Pursuit
of Column of Rebels.
PIRATES TAKE MUCH SPECIE.
Americans Kquul lu If Not Superior to Any
Troop? in China?Germany linn Not itc
pllcil to Note of Franco Although Slio
Haw Verbally Accepted Teruis I'roposod
? An Intci'uittloiiul Conference of tho
Illlguo Will Not Discuss Amount of In?
demnity Clilmi Must l'ny.
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Hong Kong, Oct. IS.?A column of
troops were dispatched this morning to
'the Kowloon frontier with the object
of barring armed refugees, either rebels
or Imperial troops, from entering
British territory when defeated.
The rebels are reported to be 3,000
strong, 30 miles north of the British
frontier. A thousand of Admiral Ho's
troops are In pursuit of them, while
2,000 Chinese troops have left Canton
overland to Intercept the rebels.
THE RISING WIDESPREAD.
Admiral Ho has informed the Gov?
ernor that the rebellion was carefully
planned. The rebels are anxious to
conciliate the villagers and gain the re?
spect of foreigners, hence the absence
of outrage and pillage. All Indications
point to the rising being widespread.
Outbreaks occurred simultaneously in
several centers of Kwang Tung and
Kwang 81. Apparently Kwnng-Yu
Wel, Sun-Vat-Sen and the Triads have
amalgamated their forces in the com?
mon cause?the overthrow of Mnnchu
rule in South China.
Some positive Indication of the at?
titude of the foreign Powers Is anx?
iously awaited.
CAPTURED itV PIRATES.
A French launch was captured by pi?
rates October 13, near Mong-Chow.
The pirates secured $32,000 in specie.
BOAST OF AMERICANS.
(Correspondence of Associated Press.)
Pekln. Oct. 15.?In n campaign llk->
tho present, where the troops of so
many nations have met and watched
one another's peculiarities and charac?
teristics, the conduct of the troops of
any one nation as a whole is especial?
ly Interesting to watch; and America
can proudly boast that the men repre?
senting her In China have proved them?
selves the equal If not the superior of
any troops In China.
Tho unexampled conduct of Ameri?
cans has given General Chaffeo an in?
fluence at the meetings of Generals,
which are held every other day, ahead
of that of any other General. It is not
disparaging either General Chaffee's
hard, common sense, which, according
to other Ccnerals, has helped them to
solve many a knotty problem, nor his
personal popularity, both among the
diplomats and the Generals, but It Is
unquestionable that his Influence has
been greatly increased through being
the leader of a body of men who have
distinguished themselves not only In
the face of the enemy, but equally so
as against the temptations that exist
In a city like Pekln under existing
conditions.
It Is nlso said among foreign otllcers
that the workings of the Adjutant
General's office of tho Americans Is
much quicker and much more satis?
factory than that of any other nation,
and probably the best known and liked
officer of the American Officers among
foreign officials, with the exception of
General Chaffee, is his Adjutant Gene?
ral, Captain Hutchinson, Sixth Cav?
alry.
GERMANY'S DELINQUENCY.
Paris, Oct. 15.?Germany Is the only
Power which has not replied formally
to France's note on China, though she
has verbally accepted its terms.
Japan's answer, received to-day. ac
. cepts the proposals retaining only one
'condition. This refers to the perma?
nent prohibition Of the importation of
arms. While agreeing with the princi?
ple, Japan offers suggestions as to how
the prohibition can he best accom?
plished.
A dispatch received at the French
Foreign Office from Hankow, dated Oc?
tober 13. says the Chinese t court ar?
rived at Slah I'u October 12.
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFER?
ENCE.
Paris, Oct. IT..?It is officially under?
stood that if an international confer?
ence at The Hague, regarding the set?
tlement of the Chinese Indemnity ques?
tion is finally decided upon it will not
discuss with China the amount of com?
pensation she must pity, hut will con?
fine its labors to llxing and distributing
the proposition of the indemnity which
shall go to the several countries Inter?
ested.
EARL LPS MOVEMENTS.
Pekln, Oct. 10.?Li Hung Chang has
arrived at Tung Chow, escorted by
Russians. It is expected that he will
arrive here to-morrow.
EUROPEAN WOMEN WARNED.
Boston. Oct. 15.?A dispatch received
h?h* from Shanghai says the British
consul there warns European women
against coming north from Hong Kong
in the hope of Joining their husbands,
the situation in the Yang Tse Valley
being very serious.
IMPERIAL TROOPS DEFEATED.
Hong Kong. Oct. 15.?Sun Ynt Sen,
according to reports from Canton, has
taken tho town of Kiu Shan, on East
river, nnd is now Investing the prefec?
ture^ city of Hiu Chou. A force of Im?
perial troops from Canton was defeat?
ed by the Reformers. 200 being killed.
The advices say also that then- is great
activity in Canton In preparation for
dispatching troops to the disturbed dis?
tricts.
Standard Oil Stocks Advance.
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
New York. Oct. 15.?The price of
Standard Oil shares to-day advanced
far beyond all previous records, selling
at 5.SO, against 5.6S on Saturday. Tho
price of f>.t)6 was the high, record until
to-dmy. It was'touched a little over a
year ago. The stock sold at the open?
ing to-day at 5.60, tiien oa a purchase
of ton shares more the price jumped
one point to 5.G7. There was another
advance then on a single transaction
to 0.70, after which sales were made at
0.73, 5.74, 5.75 and 5.77, about ten shares
selling at each point advance. Finally
forty shares sold at 5.S0.
On October 2 the stock sold at 5.35.
muking an advance of 45 points in less
thnn two weeks. Tho buying since then
has all been by brokers for the Rocke?
feller Interests, and the advance has
been accompanied by reports that an?
other large extra dividend would be
declared in November. To-day 8 per
cent, was bid fur the November divi?
dend.
THE GREAT CONSPIRACY CASE
GENERAL CRAIGHJLL, OF VIR?
GINIA, ON WITNESS STAND.
(Ry Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
New York. Oct. 15.?(len. William
Price Cralghlll, U. S. A., retired, was
the llrst witness placed on the stand
to-day at the continuation of the pro?
ceedings for the removal of J. F., W. T.
and E. II Gaynor and R. D. Green to
the Jurisdiction of the United Slates
Court in Georgia. Ho was a witness
for the defense and his line of testi?
mony was In reference to his inspection
of the work at Savannah, tinder C'apt.
O. M. Carter. Witness said that his
work was substantially of a routine na?
ture and that he simply saw that cer?
tain specified work was being done,
without going Into detail as to the cost
Of the work of the contracts.
General Cralghlll said he had charge
as division engineer of the river and
harbor Improvement In his district
from 1888 to 1895, and the division In?
cluded the Savannah district, where
Captain Carter was in charge In 1S91.
The line of defense was to show that
the responsibility of Captain Carter
ceased when the contracts wer?.- con?
firmed by his superior officers. The de?
fense also holds that the contracts
were properly made a'nd that there was
no conspiracy at any time to defraud.
The witness said that in his opinion
the work done under Carter was the
most successful he hod ever taken. To
United States Distric t Attorney Erwin,
of Georgia, he said he based his con
elusions oh Impressions he had received
.H-AY5__T??IR BATTERIES JOINED FORCES ?
from residents or Savannah, together
with his own observations. He said
that for the work presumed t<> have
been accomplished loss than four mll
llon dollars was a reasonable amount,
of expenditure, On cross-examnatlon,
witness said that on account of the
work being under water largely it was
Impossible for him to determine how
much work had been done without a
geological survey, which he did not
make, and consequently had to accept
Captuin Carter s word In the matter.
He said he never mad'.- any Inspection
or the mat tresses. He said that this
was not his business, but that of an
assistant engineer.
Arter recess Attorney General Erwin
endeavored to learn from witness, after
showing him illustrations of a number
of mattresses his (witness) idea of the
cost of the same. The witness persist?
ently refused t<> state on the mound
that he was not posted oh such mat?
ters and would not ?'answer off hand."
Mr. Erwin called witness's atten?
tion to the fact that he had said
that less than 34.000,000 was not an
overcharge for the work done In Cum?
berland Sound by Captain Carter, and
that h>- should be qualified to tell the
<' IASJ_of cel-l.ii.l livitnriiil in '-??!! f"rill It " ?
with the sped float lor.. The witness
avoided the question by saying tnat
conditions altered prices and he could
not answer the question
Counsel brought out that the specifi?
cations were so vague that contractors
were not In a position to make an esti?
mate, and witness admitted that under
the spot Hied condition he would not
know how to bid <>n certain clauses of
the specification in point.
Major C. McD. Townsend, of ihe Uni?
ted states Corps of Engineers stationed
at Hock Island, III., the next witness,
was questioned upon the Internal con?
struction of 'Fascine mattresses. On
cross-examination he said he placed In
his specification that mattress brush
should be "well trimmed" or "with
brush," but it was specified which was
to be used, so that contractors would
know which of the two kinds to make.
This was- so vague in the specifications
formulated by captain Carter that con?
tractors did not know which of the two
to make.
The witness said he testified In behalf
of Captain Carter at his courtmor
llal.
After this testimony an adjournment
was taken until to-morrow.
Crokor Donios Two Roports
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
New York. Oct. 16.?Richard Croker
to-day emphatically denied the story
that $50,000 has been contributed by
him as coming from Tammany Hall to
the Democratic National Committee.
"This commit tee has not given one
slngh- dollar." lie said "to either the
Democratic state or the Democratic
National Committees. It Is not true."
he continued, "that the dinner for
Bryan to-morrow night Is to cost $."0 a
plate. It will cost $."> a plate."
CLASSIFICATION OF NEWS.
BV DHPARTWCNTi.
{ ' clftrrapli News?Pat's I, 11.
j Locii' News?Patres 2, 3, 5,6.
Editorial?Pie: 4.
j Virginia News?Pigs S.
i Nortii Carolin! News?PazJ 7
'? Portsmouth News?Pa?i 10.
I Berkley News?ras: 11.
I Shipplns? Pas*e 12.
Heal Estate? Pas* 12
Markets?Page. 12
SITUATION IN
THE COAL FIELDS.
Troops Move to Intercept Large
Body of Striking Miners.
OFFER OF THE OPERATORS.
The Rending Company's Officials Will To
tiny Titkc up tlio Proposition!, of the
Mine Worker*' Convention-Suiue Di?
rectors oppnseil to Aholltionoftlic Slid?
ing Settle-President Mil, lo ll Declines
Thai Advance in Wngcs Most lie .? ITm
One - Obstacle to Speedy Settlement.
(By Telegraph to Vlrglntan-Pilot.)
Philadelphia, Oct. 15.?It is expected
that the officials of the Reading Com?
pany will to-morrow take up for con?
sideration the proposition of the Mine
Workers' Convention. It Is known that
some of tlie directors of the company
uro opposed to the abolition of the slid?
ing scale which has for years been In
operation at the Reading collieries.
The convention demanded that the ten
per cent. Increase offered by the opera
! tors be made on a set basis, to con?
tinue until next April, and that the
sliding scale be abolished.
One of the directors of the Reading
Company said to-day that he Is op?
posed to a hew wage scale, and inti?
mated that he would make an effort to
defeat such a proposition. He assert. .!
that the sliding scale bad for years
proven .satisfactory, both to the com?
pany and to its mine employees, as was
evidenced by the fact that until the
convention at Scran ton asked a change
no protest had come from the company
I miners.
PRESIDENT MITCHELL'S ULTI?
MATUM.
Scrdnton, Pa., Oct. 16.?President Mit
ohell and iho others of the strike lend?
ers who remained over Sunday In th<s
city left for Hazleton this afternoon.
Before leaving he settled effectually the
dispute as to whether or not the resolu?
tions contemplate that the operators'
Offer must also he amended by striking
oil' i he codicil that the decrease in the
price of powder is to be computed in
figuring the advance In wages.
"Tlie advance must be a da", one."
said Mr. Mitchell. "Where powder is
being sold for $2.75 a keg the excessive
charge will be one of the grievances
that the company will be called upon
to take up when the men arc accorded
the conferences that their respective
employers agreed in the posted notices
to give them on their return to work."
In the face of the pronounced decla?
ration of the operators that the offer
must be accepted as it stands 'his is
regarded here as another serious ob?
stacle to a speedy .settlement.
MOVEMENT OF TROOPS.
Shcnandoah, Pa., Oct. 15.?Advices
have reached General Gobln. in com
m.md of the Slate troons here ihat
large body of marching strikers have
left McAdoo for the Panther Creek
region. They expect to reach that val?
ley in time to intercept the miners on
their way to work in the morning.
General Gobln ordered six companies
of the Fourth regiment to leave to?
night for that valley, and a special
train on the Philadelphia and Read?
ing railroad to take them to Tamao.ua,
which station is but a few miles from
Coaldalc. General Gobln went witli
the troops and assumed personal com?
mand. The Governor's troop of cav?
alry, which is stationed at Onclda, will
leave- for the Panther Creek region
early in the morning.
HENRY C PAYNE'S FICURES.
DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN JONES
SAYS THEY ARE ABSURD.
(By telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Chicago, Oct. 15.?Senator James K.
Jones, chairman of the National
Democratic Committee, commented to?
day on Vice-Chairman Henry C.
Payne's election ns follows:
"Ills clnlm," he said, "that Cali?
fornia, Connecticut, Indiana, Illinois,
Kansas, Minnesota, New York, New
Jersey, North Dakota, South Dakota,
Ohio, West Virginia, Wisconsin and
Wyoming and several other States will
go for McKinley In the coming elec?
tion is absurd, and any Intelligent man
who knows anything about the situa?
tion is bound to know it. He claims
oven chances for Delaware, Kentucky.
Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada and
Utah. 1 only wonder he did not In?
clude Texas, Arkansas, Georgia and
Mississippi, also, In his list. Montana
is as certainly a Republican State as
some of the others on the list, and
Montana will go for Rrynn by 20,000 to
SO,000 majority. I cannot believe that
Mr. Pnyne Is sincere."
Convention of Cotton Growers
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot)
Atlanta, Ga? Oct. 15.?A convention
of all of the cotton growers and busi?
ness men of the South generally has
been called by President Hnrvle Jor?
dan, of the Georgia Cotton Growers'
Association.
A convention is to be held In Macon,
November 20 and 21, and its object Is to
discuss and devise means for securing
to the cotton producers a fair price for
their crop.
Invitations will be sent to every cot?
ton-growing county In the South.
BRYAN INVADES
M'KINLEY'S HOME.
He Spoke Yesterday to the Peo?
ple of Canton, Ohio.
WHAT HE SAID IN PART.
A Happv and Appropriate Comment on tho
Ilouie oC the President - Some Nut* for
the ltcpublicnus to Crack - Speaks at
Cleveland und Oilier Point* In the Iluck
cyo State-A Great Crowd nt Votings
town - Arrangeinon(> for Hi van's Itcccp
tlou In New York To-dny.
(By Telegraph to Vlrgln!nn-PUoO
Canton, O., Oct. 15.?There were Im?
portant accessions to the Bryan train
before It left Akron this morning.
These consisted of Mayor Jones, of
Toledo, and former Attorney-General
Monnctt. Both Joined the party upon
the invitation of Mr. Bryan, and It Is
understood that Mayor Jones will con?
tinue with the Presidential candidate
on his New York tour.
The first stopping point wns Canton,
the home of the Nebraskan's rival for
the Presidency. Mr. Bryan had just
sat down to breakfast when the point
was reached. As the train came into
Canton there were cheers and a smnll
crowd to meet Mr. Bryan. He made
a short speech.
HIS REMARKS.
He said. In part:
"You are so accustomed hero to
seeing Presidential candidates that an?
other candidate is no curiosity. 1 sup?
pose some of you In 1886 voted for your
home candidate as a matter of local
pride, hut now you can say that run
ton Is the home of a President; nnd if
the .election goes our way. It will al?
ways l)e the home of nn ex-President,
because that title "ex" Is one of thoso
permanent titles that a man never
loses. If any one Insists that the Presi?
dent deserves a second term you can
reply that one term is enough where a
President does well nnd too much
where he does not do well. You have
Ih ic In your city a .cannon. T believe,
that was presented to you as n trophy
of the war. it was the custom in
earlier days for cannons to bear
mottoes, and your cannon has inscribed
upon it 'Mars ultima ratio regum,"
which means that war Is the last rea?
son of kings. Charles Stunner, in his
oration on the true character of na?
tions, delivered at Boston, July 4. 184-1,
referred to this motto, and said: "Let
It bo no reason for this republic'
WAR NOT DESIRABLES.
? I hope thai you will not merely
from the possession of thnt cannon be
led to believe that war Is a thing to be
desired. It ought to be further nwny
from a republic even than from a mon
archy. because I" " ninniirr-hy iim tr,y
eminent rests upon force and has fre?
quent occasion to resort to force. A
king is not always restrained by those
considerations \vlil| h would restrain
the people of a republic. In a country
like this where the government rests
upon the consent of the governed nnd
where justice Is the rule between this
government and other governments, as
between the people, there ought to be
less necessity for war.
THOU SHALT NOT STEAL.
"In fact I believe that If this nation
will .stand upon its rights and be as
careful to respect the rights of other
people, as It is to defend Its own, there
would be little use of war. If this na?
tion will obey the commandmant
'Thou shalt not steal' It will have little
dilllculty in enforcing that command?
ment in those places where this nation
Is a protector. The American idea of a
protectorate is different from the Eu?
ropean idea. Under a European candi?
date the prol ' lor plunders the protect?
ed. Under our theory the protector has
to give the strength of tho protector to
Its ward wlhout making the ward the
victim of the protector, and so we be?
lieve In the far uway Philippines that
this nation can be a protector as it has
been in the South American republics,
and without povernlng the people our?
selves. We can say to the world 'Hands
off' nnd let that republic live and work
oul Its destiny.
PLANTED UPON EUROPEAN DOC?
TRINE.
"That is our theory and we feel that
it is a significant fact that the Repub?
lican party has planted Itself upon the
European doctrine that you must own
a country In order to be of service to it
at the same time that It plants Itself
upon the European colonial Idea. You
will probably Und In your town a few
people who will support the Republican
Idea of the colonial policy, but I sug?
gest that when you, find a--Republican
Who is willing to support the colonial
Idea you .ask him to show his sinceri?
ty by sending a petition to the Presi?
dent asking him to apologize to Great
Britain for the trouble we made her
before we learned of the blessings of
this colonial system, for If the Repub?
lican party I? right to-day in admin?
istering colonies, taxing them without
representation and governing them
without their consent, then the colon?
ists were wrong 125 years ago when
they asserted that unless these princi?
ples were wrong.
"We are in Ohio for a few days, and
L am glad to have a chance to present
our side of this question to the people
of Ohio, and I tv*"^ that when,the dec
tlon Is held the results will show that
even In Ohio, despite the local in?
fluences here; despite the residence of
the President nnd the residence or the
chairman of the Republican National
Committee, the returns will show that
a great contest between the European
Idea of force and the American doctrine
of government by consent, Ohio will be
on the side of the United States instead
of on the side of Europe."'
AT MARK IIANNA'S HUME.
Cleveland. O.. Oct. 15.?William J.
Bryan arrived here at 5:40 this after?
noon, nnd later addressed two large
audiences In this city?one at tho Cen?
tral Armory and the other from the
balcony of the H?henden Hotel. He
was greeted upon his entrance into the
city by the blowing of whistles ami was
met at the depot by a number of
marching clubs and brass bands, which
formed his escort to the Hollenden,
where he took dinner. Tho streets of
the city were brilliantly lighted and
they were lined with people.
Mr. Bryan to-day Invaded the heart
of President -McKinley and Senator
Manna's country. Leaving Akron early
in the morning, his first stop was at
Canton, tho President's place of resi?
dence, and later in the day be delivered
a brief speech at Nlles, the President's
native city. At night he spoke at
Cleveland. Mr. Manna's home. The
stops at Canton and Nlles were inci?
dental and tho crowds were small at
both places.
DAY MEETINGS.
The only Important day meetings
were those at New Philadelphia and
YoungStown. At New Philadelphia
there was a big attendance nnd the
meeting wns an enthusiastic one. There
were two meetings at Youngstown?
one in the public square and the other
at the Opera House.
A stop of is minutes was made at
Nilcs. the birthplace of President Mc?
Kinley. Mr. Bryan did not leave the
train at that point, but reviewed the
issues of the campaign in a very brief
manner to a comparatively small num?
ber of people at the railroad station.
Mr. Bryan spoke twice at Youngstown.
first In the public suuarc and then in
the Opera House.
A GREAT CROWD.
People bad been coming into the city
from Ohio and Pennsylvania all day,
so that when Mr. Bryan arrived at 2:20
In the afternoon all the principal
streets were crowded and the squuro
around the speaker's stand, possibly
400 feet on each side, was densely
packed with people struggling to get
near the platform ami to secure a
glimpse of the lion of the occasion.
There was no effort to create trouble,
but the natural hum of the thousands
or voices and the struggle tor places
was such as to almost destroy the ef?
fect of the speech.
A DISHONEST ACT.
In his New Philadelphia sncech Mr.
Bryan declared that the Republican
party was trying to hide behind the
patoYit law and said that he was asked
If the Democratic party wns going to
destroy the patent Inw. Continuing, he
said:
"No honest man would make such a
defense as that because no man will
believe that when we denounce private
monopolies like tho sugar trust and the
oil trust we mean to destroy the patent
law. What is the difference between a
patent monopoly and the monopolies
that we are after?
"A man who gets a patent gets it be?
cause he gives to the world a new idea
and the government protects him l-i IPe
enjoyment of the profits of that id-.a
for a fixed time
"But the trust magnate gives to the
world no new idea, he simply enjoys an
old Idea, and you will find It In the
Bible, that the lovo of money was the
root of all evel He applies that to the
trust question, that Is no new Idea.
The man who gives you a new idea and
gets a patent upon It gives something
that is u blessing for the race."
HOW HE MADE IIIS MONEY.
Referriilg to personnl references to
himself, Mr. Bryan said ho was not as
rich as he had been represented to be,
and he explained how bo had accumu?
lated the property he has since 1S9? by
saying: "I made part of It out of a
book which nobody bought unless he
wauled the book; part of it I made by
writing articles which nobody read un?
less they wanted to and a part of it by
speaking at Chnutauquas and other
places where nobody came unless he
wanted to. What 1 have made has
been "made by people who canto be?
cause they thought that they got whet
they were paying for. but if I had boon
the attorney of the Standard Oil trust,
like the Republican Senator from Ne?
braska, no Republican paper would
have condemned me for making money.
VISIT TO NEW YORK.
Now York. Oct. IB.?Chief Dovery; of
the police department, announced to?
day his program for arrangements for
the reception of William J. Bryan In
this city to-morrow. The mounted es?
cort of 20 policemen Will meet Colonel
Bryan at the Grand Central station
and conduct him to the Hoffman
House. This escort will be In attend?
ance on Colonel Bryan during the day
and evening. One hundred patrolmen
will keep tho streets in the vicinity of
tho Hoffman House dear of tho crowd.
The mounted escort will conduct the
candidate and committee to Madison
S?iuarc Garden in the evening. Dur?
ing tho meeting nineteen captains and
5S5 patrolmen will be In the vicinity of
the Garden.
TO VISIT TAMMANY HABE.
There will bo four telephone booths
in the Garden connecting direct with
police headquarters, and additional tel?
ephone booths at Tammany Hall,
Cooper Union nnd at the overflow
meeting at Twenty-fourth street and
Mndlson avenue. An emergency hos?
pital will also be established in the
basement of tho Garden. After tho
mooting nt the Garden Colonel Bryan
will be escorted to Tammany Hall, and
while he Is speaking at the latter place
an inspector in command of 400 patrol?
men will be within easy distance on
Irving Place. Similar arrangements,
on a smaller scale, have been made for
the Cooper Union meeting. All pre?
cincts nnd*sections arc ordered on duty
to-morrow night.
ORDER To POLICEMEN.
The general order Issued to tho chief
provides that the men under no cir?
cumstances shall have their batons In
their hands, excQpt In case of self-de
fenso and emergency. All police will
wear white gloves and will not show
any arms of any sort unless ordered
to do so by superior officers.
London. October 15?Alverstone. former?
ly Sir Richard Webster, will succeed 11k?
late Baron Russell, of Klllowen. the
Dally News announces, aa Lord Chief
Justice of England. \
AT THE HOME OF
MARCUS A. HANNA.
William Jennings Bryan Preaches
Pure Democracy to the People.
MAYOR JONES, OF TOLEDO.
Tho Democratic Xotulnco for tho Presl
dcncyVVa* In Good Trim nnd Made a Flu*
Speech-Little Congressmen Who Pray?
ed to Hanna, the Urml of tho Ucpttbli
can Party-Tho Trusts Compared to
Loochea and a Kcmcdy Proposed OOTto
New York.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot)
Cleveland, Ohio. Oct. 15.?The recep?
tion tendered to Mr. Bryan In this city
to-night was one of the most brilliant
ho has received on his lour. The Cen?
tral Armory, holding many thousands
of people, where he made the first
speech of the evening, was tilled to the
point of suffocation. Mr. Bryan ar?
rived at the Armory at 7::;5. and when
he entered the hall a vast majority of
ihf- t>eopio In the building rose as one
man to greet him. waving handker
j chiefs and hats and creating a very
animated scene.
SATAN TB.EMBL.ES.
The demonstration continued for
several minutes, and when Mr. Bryan
arose to present Mayor Jones, who was
to llrst address the vast audience, the
demonstration was renewed. While
Mr. Bryan was making this prelimi?
nary presentation it became necessary
for him to ask a hundred or more
Democrats on the Btage to sit down.
They all knoll on the tloor, whereupon
Mr. Bryan remarked that "Satan
trembles when he sees so many Dem?
ocrats on their knees." The remark
was greeted with laughter.
MAYOR JONES WELCOMED.
Mayor Jones received a compliment?
ary welcome. He said that he was In
the campaign because he was against
the war in the Philippines, nnd against
the enlargement of the standing army.
He was there not as a partisan, but
as a supporter of the fundamental
principles of human liberty.
MR. BRYAN'S SPEECH.
Mr. Bryan mounted n chair when he
began to talk, as he did a few minutes
past S o'clock. He began by saying
that "the Issues which are presented In
this campaign enter the horns and
affect the lives of all our people." He
asserted that, notwithstanding the ef?
forts of the Republicans to put the
light on the financial basis, their steal
for the gold standard was newborn.
He then proceeded to nrgue that the
parly had not taken Its position for
monometallism until the Philadelphia
convention, for which he declared Wall
street had written the financial plank.
Referring to the financial legislation of
the last session of Congress. Mr. Bryan
said that there was "many little Con?
gressmen" who knelt regularly every
morning and prayed to Senator Hanna
"to give us this day our dally opln
lo." The remark was greeted with
laughter and cheers.
THE TRUSTS ARE LEECHES.
Mr. Bryan again outlined his argu?
ment in support of an Income tax. and
then took up the question of trusts.
He compared tho trusts to leeches, and
said they were all drawing blood from
the American people, expressing tho
opinion that it was "about time to do
something for the leech habit." When,
of tor making quotations from President
McKinley and Governor Roosevelt, Mr.
Bryan Jokingly referred to Senator
Hanna as "the head of the Republican
party," he wns again cheered.
A REMEDY FOR TRUSTS. ?
Speaking of remedies for the trusts,
Mr. Bryan said he would have every
trust-made article put oh the free list,
and tlmt he would require every mono?
poly to take out a license In every
State In which It might desire to
operate.
He would make it Impossible. If he
could. Bald Mr. Bryan, for any private
monopoly to exist in tho United States,
nnd he was not willing that "the trusts
should contribute their money to cam?
paign funds and then close down their
works Just before election In order to
intimidate their workmen."
THE ARMY QUESTION.
On the army question Mr. Rrynn said
that the Republican Vice Presidential
candidate was hiding behind the Dem?
ocratic substitute for the bill for a
permanently large army, and that "lie
dare not defend the original measure."
Mr. Bryan again explained his rea?
sons for assisting In securing the rati?
fication of the peace treaty. He ex?
claimed: "Republicans, ain't you
ashamed of yourselves? If your Pres?
ident had to depend upon his defeated
rival to secure the ratification of this
treaty, you ought to commend instead
of condemning me."
The point called forth one of the most
pronounced demonstrations of the*
meeting.
ANOTHER SPEECH.
At 0:30 p. m.. Mr. Bryan having con?
cluded his speech at the Certrnl Ar?
mory, appeared <>n the Hollenden Ho?
tel balcony, where he was Introduced
by Tom L. Johnson. The Presidential
candidate was greeted here by tremen?
dous cheering, which continued for sev?
eral moments. He spoke briefly, dis?
cussing Imperialism and the trusts.
Probably 25,000 people were packed to
gether In tho immediate vicinity of
the hotel while Mr. Bryan made his
Second address of the evening.
OFF TO GOTHAM.
Mr. Bryan left to-night at 10:30 for
Now York. His special car, ihe "Ram?
bler." was attached to a regular train'
on the Lake Shore Road, duo to arrive
in New York at 2:35 o'clock to-morrow
afternoon. The train will make only
the regular stops on the way. and It
is not Mr. Bryan's present purpose to
make any speeches enroutc.
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