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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1900.
5 Quotation of a However apparently cheap, on merchandise the "Quoter" does not own and cannot deliver, or the 'C)uotee" would not accept at any price, hardly constitutes A Desirable Market At least not such a one, we believe, as the intelligent merchant of this territory, accustomed to discrimi nate between the exaggerated adjectives of desultory advertising and the realities of disappointing deliveries, Would Prefer To that offered by a home-grown institution where veritable acres of open stock, selected with a fore knowledge of the requirements gained by years of ex perience in this locality,, is tendered ''price guaran teed" in conjunction with especially low rates of transportation throughout the ensuing weeks, by mi BBEN.H0 DRY GOODS, NOTIONS. (WIIOLESALK WE OFFER 20,500 Anderson. Ind.. Refunding 25.0GO Knox County, Ind 8.UOO Irvlngton, IncL, Kefundlnff Uelt II. It. Common Stock. Indianapolis Fir Inn. Co. Mock. Indianapolis Title Guaranty and Loan Co. Stock. Price and particulars upon application. CAMPBELL, WILD & CO. 2C5 Stcvetiscn PtiUdtatr. Useful Articles for Invalids. Reclining and Holling Chairs for parlor and street. Carrying: Chairs. Wheeled Couches. Food Sterilizers and Desiccators, Fetdln? and Spit Cup. Electric J. Its, Insoles and Batteries. Dath Cabinets. YY3I. II. AKMSTP.ONG & CO., 22t 223 S. Meridian street. Indianapolis. Ind. toward the setting sun before the Invention of the locomotive or telegraph. The lands which he annexed were much further away from hinl than are the Philippines from McKinley. And he did not fear, as Mr. Bryan seems to fear, the irritation of for eign countries;, lie wrote to Napoleon that he (Napoleon) would do well to get out of America and not get too closo to us, for wo should consider as distinctly unfriendly any nation that attempted to lord it around near us. "Jefferson talked In that way to the mighty French Emperor! America was a little nation of four millions and limited resources. "Need Mr. Bryan or Mr. McKinley or any American hesitate to assert our rights through fear of Irritating foreigners to day? We are eighty million and so rich that Ions generations of publ'.c thieves can not begn to steal money as fast as we ac cumulate it. "America has not gone hunting for lands or weak peoples to conquer. "She has beaten Spain as meritorious an act a3 the killing ot a rattlesnake. Sho fought the Spaniards to help the oppressed. Her intention is to give genuine reform to the Islanders whom fate has" thrown Into our hand. "It Is all very well to talk of 'the Just consent of the governed.' That is In the Declaration of Independence, and we should be guided by it. But we also remember In cidentally that we fought our own brothers in the South for four years and murdered thousands of them to prove that the gov erned must be good and not weaken our Nation by setting up governments of their own. "It wa held by the North that a nation gets Its freedom by fighting as a unit. The Philippines pot their freedom through our fighting, and they have no good reason for leaving us now unless we are willing, and that is a fact. "We do not mean to oppress them. We mean to give ihera the same rights as we have, the same protection as we have, and Help them to take a place at the head of the human procession, instead of trailing along as sad-eyed tall-enders. "Does Mr. Bryan doubt that what men want is liberty? Does he think that the American system extended to the Philip pines would not give them liberty? This country is not perfect. We know that. But 1 t not the best? Is It not good luck for t. j Filipinos to get In? If it is, the ques tion comes to this:. Are we afraid to un dertake the work? Are we afraid of our selves or of other nations? Ought not the Democrat of to-day. with eighty millions cf Americans behind him. to be as brave as old Jefferson with four millions of follow ers?" . NO 1I0RE FOOTBALL. . Lake Forest Haa Xo Team Ovrlnc to the Death of n Player. LAKE FOREST, 111.. Oct. 2. The death of Lawrence Pierson, of the Lake Forest University football eleven, from injuries received in a game a week ago has resulted , in action by parents of other players. Six players, Carstons (captain), Howell, Roose velt, and three others, have been forbidden to play the great college game. The game with "Wisconsin, scheduled for next Satur day, as well as all the other heavy games down for the season, will have to be can celed. "Wisconsin was notified to-day of this recesslty. This action has been taken because of the loss of men and not on any ruling of the faculty, which has not taken any position in regard to the matter. SBSBBBBBBISBSSSSSSBMSBSBBBSMSBBMSSiBBSBBSBBSBBSSSSSBSSSSSBBBSSSSBS Gold und Passenger from Nome. SEATTLE. Wash.. Oct. 2.-One hundred and thirteen passengers and J.W.000 worth of gold were brought to Seattle by the steamship Senator, which arrived from Nome to-day. The Senator sailed Sept. 21. Captain Patterson, of the Senator, says there was still a chance to save the steam ship Orizaba when he left the scene of the wreck Sept. 22. Sasjnr Hounty Law Annulled. LANSING. Mich., Oct. 2. The State Su preme Court, In an opinion handed down to-day. declared the act granting a boun ty of 1 cent a pound on all beet sugar manufactured in the State unconstitution al. The act was passed by the Legislature Esking Powder Made from pure cream of tartar Safeguards the food against alum Alum baking powders are the greatest o:ma;m to health cf tht present day, nor ax. bajonq fowccr ca., new took. Price LLWEfi & CO EXCLUSIVELY.) CONFERENCE ON ARMOR OXLY TWO STEEL MEX AT THE NAVY D E PA RT3I E X T. Xo Decision Reached by Secretary Lonp; Growth of Trade with Bra all Daily Treasury Statement. WASHINGTON, Oct. 2. Only two of the steel companies were represented at the conference which had been arranged for at the Navy Department to-day to treat of the subject of naval armor. These representa tives were Mr. Linderman, for the Bethle hem Steel Company, and Mr. Schwab, for the Carnegie Company. It could not be learned that either of the two armor com panies represented was prepared to offer any better rates than those set out in the original bids. In view of this fact, the sec retary of the navy did not attempt to-day to reach a decision on the armor question, but probably will take the subject up for further consideration in the course of a month or two. XXX Consul Kennedy, at Para, reports to the State Department, in connection with the financial crisis in Brasil, that more than five thousand notes have been protested monthly and there Is no promise of im provement In the situation in the near fu ture. The tremendous rise in exchange, the scarcity of money and the enormous shrinkage in the prevailing prices of rub ber have upset all calculations. With all this, the records reveal the fact that the de mand for United States products Is steadily Increasing and new lines of steamers are being put on between Brazil and the United States. .The monthly statement Issued by the di rector of the mint shows that during Sep tember the coinage executed at the mints of the United States amounted to $6.410,938, as follows: Gold. $2,203,335; silver, $3.932,185; minor coins, $215,415. xxx To-day's statement of the treasury bal ances in the general fund, exclusive of the $150.000,000 gold reserve In the division of redemption, shows: Available cash bal ance, $136,207,017; gold, $S3,301,4S5. MORE AGAINST RATHB0NE HAVANA POST BELIEVES HE CON COCTED THE "WHOLE SCHEME. Charges Him rclth Receiving 27,000 to fZS.OOO Offleer Find Health Good In Department of the East HAVANA. Oct. 2. The Havana Post, re ferring to-day to the postofflce frauds, made the following statement: "We have been quietly, and on our own account, working up the case against Mr. Estes G. Rathbone, and we now believe that he will be charged with having con cocted the whole scheme of embezzlement. It may even be shown that he secured for himself something between $27.000 and $28.0(0." Mr. Ernest Lee Conant. special counsel of the government In the matter, when asked to confirm or deny the assertions of the Tost, replied that he would not deny them or confirm them. He said, however, that the investigations had not been con fined to a mere revision of accounts. At to-day's meeting of the Havana mu nicipality no vote was taken on the ques tion of accepting the improved plans for sewerage and paving. The subject will be further considered at the next session. CONDITIONS IN SANTIAGO. Health of the Province Is Good Gift to Galveston Sufferers. SANTIAGO DE CUBA. Oct. 2. Major McGunigle, the Inspector general, accom panied by Major Carr, the chief medical officer, and Captain Shelley, inspector of rural police, has returned from an inspec tion of the Department of the East. The troops were found to be healthy, and tho country was in a tranquil state. No yel low fever case was discovered in the de partment. The government Is giving special attention to the work of perfecting the organization of the rural police, which is now an efficient force. The bandits have been effectually stamped out. The City Council of Santiago has given $5(0 to the funds being raised for the Gal veston sufferers, and has deposited the amount with a rvust company. Attempt to Wreck a Dam. TAMPA. Fla., Oct. 2. An attempt was made to blow up the big dam of the Tampa Electric Company, six miles from the city, the unexploded dynamite being found this morning. This work cost $300.000. and was destroyed by people in the neighborhood two years ago. It backs water over a large territory in securing power to. run an electric light plant, and people living in the neighborhood are opposed to Its maintenance. "Andre Day" Celebrated. NYACK. N. Y., Oct. 1-Thls was "Andre day" at Tappan. Rockland county, the one-hundred-and-twentieth anniversary of the hanging of Major John Andre, on the hill west of thai village, for treason. Flags were flying in the village and a celebration of the anniversary took place at the '76 stone house, where Andre was tried and imprisoned until his execution. Built a Fire with Kerosene. CHARLESTON, W. Va., Oct. 2.-While Mrs. Henry IilaJsel was kindling a fire with kerosene oil the can exploded, and before help could arrive a four-months-old child was burned to death. The mother, with clothing afire, leaped from the second story window. She will die from her injuries. RALLY IN THE MTU GREAT OUTPOURING OP THE REPUB LICANS AT NOBLESVILLE. Attorney General Taylor Discusses the Apostle of Pens I in Ism in Ilia Relations to Americanism. DEBS HAS A MIND OF HIS OWN WARNS SOCIAL DEMOCRATS TO NOT BE MISLED BY BHYANITES. John P. Irish Dellvera an Address at Kokomo Vincennea Headquarters Opened State Political New. Special to the Indianapolis Journal NOBLESVILLE. Ind.. Oct. 2. The Re publican rally in this city to-night was a triumphant success in point of attendance and interest shown. The Republicans are gratified with the manner In which peoplo turned out from all over Hamilton county, and they feel that U indicates certain suc cess for the Republican cause in the Ninth district. There was a big 6treet lemon st ration, which was witnessed by thronga of people, and afterward a meeting was held in the new foundry building of the McElwalne-Richards Company. It is esti mated that 7,000 people attended this meet ing. Attorney General Taylor was tho principal speaker, and he was followed by Mayor John Dunlap, of Anderson. Both were generously applauded. The presiding efflcer of the meeting was W. S. Encell, an employe of the strawboard works of this place. The crowd, which began arriving early in the evening from the outer towns, was augmented later by the arrival of a special train from Indianapolis bearing the Marion Marching Club and band, the First Voters drum and bugle corps and Colonel Clark with a detachment of Rough Riders. It was estimated that the train brought about 500 people to the city. Noblesvllle was pro fusely decorated and illuminated for the occasion, the streets over which the parade passed being particularly attractive in dec orations. The parade was a big one and was replete with the noise of drum corps, bands and fireworks. J. G. Essington was marshal, and was assisted by three aids, Bert Flnley. Fred Hlnes and George Stev enson. One of the features was a drum corps of thirty pieces from Arcadia. All kinds of banners, showing the sentiments of those in the procession, were displayed and cheered. A typical one read: "Repub licanism opens factories; Bryanlsm closes them." Dr. E. C. Lohr's shotgun brigade attracted attention, and fired a salute when the train from Indianapolis arrived. The great building where the meeting was held presented a handsome interior appear ance. It has Just been completed, and only one or two pieces of machinery have been put in. It was aglow with electric lights last night, and the decorations were chiefly of the national colors. The flags made a pretty effect. The audience was a fine one, being composed of people from all over Hamilton counts. Hundreds of women were present, and they listened to the speeches and applauded the sentiments. The Marlon Glee Club sang "The March of the Flag Goes On," and responded to an encore. There was also some excellent vo cal music by some Noblesvllle young men. THE PRELIMINARIES. W. R. Fertig, president of the Noblesvllle Lincoln League, called the meeting to or der and introduced W. S. Encell, the chair man of the evening. After dwelling briefly on some of the issues of the campaign, Mr. Encell introuueed Attorney General Tay lor. Mr. Taylor said in part: "This campaign is truly personal. It is distinctly a Bryan campaign. He arbi trarily and alone selected not only the bat tlefield, but the plan of battle as well. He sought advice from no one. He has con ducted the battle without consultation be fore the conflict began and without confer ence since it has been on. No great Demo cratic leader has ever commanded a bri gade. Why? Because Mr. Bryan is not a Democrat. He lias never been a Democrat. The only connection he has ever had with the Democratic party is to permit it to vote for him. His first nomination came from the Populists. That nomination the Democratic party at Kansas City ratified. Sitting on his porch at Lincoln, this dicta tor of party policies gave the Democratic party the option of inserting the Populist doctrine of free coinage of silver in its platform or seeking some other candidate lor President." Here the attorney general discussed the shifting of the battle from imperialism to tree coinage, then to trusts and then scat tering over the whole political field. Com ing to the subject of labor, he said: "La boring men of Noblesvllle, what has Mr. Bryan to offer you In consideration for your vote? Seek and you will seek In vain for one word of comfort, one whisper of hope In all his utterances for the American laborer or the American farmer. He ad mits universal prosperity, but he makes no promise of Its continuance or suggestions for greater prosperity. He proclaims the ooctrlne of anti-imp sialism and antl-mill-tarism as the higher attributes of the citi zen. He knows there is no such sentiment a- Imperialism in the heart or mind of a single American citizen. He knows it exists nowhere except in his vivid imagina tion. To make an issue somebody must af firm and some other person must deny a proposition. Nobody advocates the doctrine of imperialism. How then can there bo an issue of imperialism. It abides only In the mind of a man afflicted with political dyspepsia and is but a horrid nightmare. ' WHAT DOES HE OFFER? "What has Mr. Bryan to offer to the one million five hundred thousand men and women who are to-day working in the fac tories at good wages, and who were out of work four years ago? To-day what has he to offer to the 00,000 railway employes who are making good wages and who were wholly unemployed four years ago? What has he to offer to the 700,000 other railway employes who are working at full 'ime to day and who were working not more than half time four years ago? What has he to offer to the Jl.'AOOO.OOO of excess of wages paid In 1! over to the railroad em ployes of this country? What has he to offer to the 5.000.Aiw employes of the work shops and on the farms of this country to day, who are working full time to-day, who were working part time four years ago? What has he to offer for the $1,400, 000,000 of products of the farm, factory and mines shipped to other countries of the world? Between the time when you go to bed to-night and the time you retire to morrow night $4.000,000 worth of the products of the farm, the factory and the mines will have left the ports of this country for other ports of the world. All of this mar velous prosperity has been of rapid growth, and all within three years. Why should anybody want a change? "Independent of all higher motives, that of patriotism, pride in the country's mas terful strides to the forefront of nations. prid2 In prowess of our arms on land and sea, pride in the glorious achievements in the field of diplomacy. I say independent of all these, what has Bryan to ofTer to the American voter? How does he propose to benefit the wage-earner, the farmer, the business man. or the man who has retired on a fixed income? In what way does Mr. Bryan propose to change the present condi tions? Every man. both Democrat and Republican, must answer that Mr. Bryan has no fixed policy for the betterment of the present condition of one single class of the American people. "The Indiana miner la to-day receiving Cf cents, mine run, for pick-mined coal, ogninst 49 cents for the same kind of coal paid him four years ago. Then 7,200 Indiana miners were either out of or were working hhort time. Under the present splendid management ot State affairs under Gover nor ilount's administration the Republican party has enacted laws and put them vigor ously into force providing for arbitration between employer and employe. More than a hundred strikes have been settled by this nonpartisan board of arbitration, and every step of the way has been taken under Re publican legislation and enforced by Re publican administration. How does Mr. Bryan propose to better the condition of the wage-earner, either in his working sur roundings or in hl3 compensation? "Find, if you can. in all his speeches one single suggestion of how he would in crease the material advancement of any class of American people. The Republican party proposes both in national and state legislation, by executive and administra tive action, to continue the present pros perous era and also to better working con ditions, increase compensation and widen the field of a just and righteous arbitra tion." Mayor Dunlap, of Anderson, followed Mr. Taylor, speaking briefly, but eloquently. He covered the issues of the campaign in a forceful style and devoted part of his remarks to the veteran soldiers. HAS HIS OWN MIND. Deba Warna Social Democrata to Not Be Misled by Bryanltea. Special to th Indianapolis Journal. TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct. 2. Eugene V. Debs, who is in northern Indiana to-day and to-morrow, and who will be in Indian apolis Saturday, is letting it be known In no uncertain way that he has a good deal of feeling against the Democratic na tional campaign managers and Mr. Bryan as well. He has just Issued a warning to Social Democrats not to be misled by the reports started by Democrats that he will withdraw in favor of Bryan. He has not forgot the manner in which Mr. Bryan and his friends discussed him a few days after the election in 1690. He says that just after he had made one hundred speeches at Mr. Bryan's earnest solicita tion, the leaders met In Chicago and sol emnly declared that "such Socialists as Debs" were responsible for the defeat of Bryan and "must be got rid of." He says: "The Democratic party has chloroformed the Greenback party, tho Union Labor party and the Populist party, but bear in mind that it will not deceive and destroy the Social Democratic party." He says he has not the least fear of an empire, and has not a moment to waste on "miserable makeshift" issues. In '1808 Mr. Debs had promised his home friends here in the Democratic party that he would de liver a speech in Terre Haute the night before election. There were great prepa rations for the meeting, but he did not ar rive. As a matter of fact, he was called to Chicago at the personal request of Mr. Bryan and Chairman Jones and spoke in rive places that day in that city. He tele graphed here that he would not be able to be in Terre Haute, but the local Demo cratic managers prevailed on his friends to suppress the telegram until evening, that they might be able to get out a big crowd. The result was the story was start ed that Mr. Debs was not here for reasons not creditable to him. Mr. Debs is now coming to Terre Haute the night before election to speak under the auspices of his own party, and his personal friends will have charge of the arrangements for the meeting. The In jury done him in 1SD6 he does not talk about, but it was a palpable Instance of the party managers willingness to make use of his name for their own ends, regardless of the injury inflicted on him. Bis: Rally at Knlghtstovrn. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. NEW CASTLE, Ind., Oct. 2. There has never been quite such a political event In Henry county as took place at Knights town last night. The meeting was adver tised for an evening speaking by Repre sentative Watson and ex-Governor Taylor, but the people of the surrounding country I made a rally out of it. By 7:30 o'clock fully 8,000 were in the town. RushvIUe sent 600 on a special train, together with bands and Rough Rider clubs. New Castle contrib uted a glee club and a drum corps. The speaking was in the Alhambra Opera House. Mr. Watson spoke first, and was given an ovation. He was followed by ex Governor Taylor, and while this was go ing on inside the multitude outside formed into a procession, and with bands, drum corps, glee clubs, tin-pan brigades and tin horns the greatest rally in Knlghtstown's history was celebrated. John P. Irish at Kokomo. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. KOKOMO. Ind., Oct. 2. John P. Irish, the California orator, addressed an im mense crowd at the Opera House to-night. His terse and eloquent speech was an intellectual feast and greatly pleased the vast throng which heard him. Mr. Irish warned the people against the crude and calamitous theories of Mr. Bryan. Last night an Old Soldiers McKinley Ciub was organized In this city with 3f0 members. The officers chosen are: Captain, Milton Garrigus; first lieutenant, N. B. Stanbro; second lieutenant, Sol Penning ton; adjutant, W. II. Staley. Speeches were made by Captain Garrigus and O. A. Somers. Employes of tho Tittsburg Plate Glass Company have also organized a McKinley Club of 400 members and are already equipped with uniforms of Rough Rider hats, capes and canes. , Bltt Demonstration at Attica. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. ATTICA, Ind., Oct. 2. The McKinley Roosevelt First Voters Club of Attica arranged a parade and public meeting for to-night and members were much elated ever the results of their efforts. The torch light parade before the speaking had over 500 men in line. The hall was crowded and it was estimated that 1,200 people were on the inside, there being several hundred who could not gain admission. Patrick II. O'Donnell, of Chicago, was the principal speaker and he devoted most of his time to refuting charges made against William McKinley. A Trio at Franklin. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. FRANKLIN, Ind.. Oct. 2.-E. E. Hendee, of Anderson, Charles Thompson, of In dianapolis, and Newton W. Gilbert, candi date for lieutenant governor, addressed a big Republican meeting at Whlteland to night. Large delegations came In from sur rounding towns. Over 1,000 persons lis tened to the brilliant discussions of cam paign Issues. The meeting was held on the lawn In front of the hotel. Edward Dlt mars presided. Major Steele Campaigning. Social to the Indianapolis Journal. MARION, Ind., Oct. 2.-After Oct. 15, for ten days. Representative Steele will visit Wabash, Miami and Huntington counties In the order named. Major Steele will sfpend next week in Cass county, with the exception of Oct. 4 and 5, when he will be in Marien for the reunion of the Seventy fifth and One-hundred-and-first Regiments, of which he was a member. Nerr Headquarter Dedicated. Special to tho Indianapolis Journal. VINCENNES. Ind., Oct. 2. The head quarters of the Republican Club were formally dedicated last night. The address was delivered by John C. Chancy, of Sul livan, who aroused great enthusiasm. A company of 120 Rough Riders was formed, with Perry TIndolph as president, and Dr. J. N. McCoy secretary of the company. Mr. Littleneld on Trnata. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 2. Representa tive Llttlefleld, of Maine, spoke here to night. The major portion of his address was devoted to trusts. A large audience listened to him. A big street demonstra tion proceeded the speaking. , Col. Schreeder for Representative. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. EVANSVILLE. Ind.. Oct. 2. Col. C. C. Schreeder, of this city, was unanimously nominated for legislative representative of Vanderburg. Gibson and Knox counties by the Joint Republican convention here this afternoon. Ex-Democratic Senator for McKinley. COVINGTON, Ind.. Oct. 2. Ex-Senator Fred C Boord, of this city, who supported Bryan four years ago. has given out that he will vote for McKinley this time and will help all he can toward the success of the Republican ticket. VOTES FOR H'KISLEY NATIONAL COMMITTEE CLAIMS TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-SIX Former President Harrison Im Constd er I us the Matter of Making a Few Speeches in New York TICKET IS LED BY PAINE MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRATS PUT UP THEIR SACRIFICES, Platform Promises Filipinos "Restor ation of Independence Election , la Georgia To-!)-, NEW YORK, Oct 2.-In a statement is- sued from Republican national headquar ters, through Committeeman Manley, the national committee claims 266 votes certain in the electoral college for Mr. McKinley, 112 for Mr. Bryan and 54 were put down as In doubt. The States conceded to Bryan are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida. Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, the Carolinas, Ten nessee, Texas and Virginia. In the doubtful column is put Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Ne vada, Nebraska and Utah. Everything else is put down for McKinley but Indiana, which, with its fifteen votes, is admitted to be in doubt. Gen. Harrison May Speak NEW YORK, Oct. 2. Concerning the re port that ex-President Harrison, who came to the city last night with his family from the mountains, would make a few speeches during the campaign, it was learned to-day that the national campaign committee wrote him about a month ago, asking him to take some active part in the campaign. Mr. Harrison replied asking the committee not to press him to make any speeches early in the campaign. He explained that he had overworked himself in the Vene zuelan boundary dispute, and needed sev eral weeks of complete rest. He added that he would be in New York early In October on some legal business, and would then put himself in communication with the national committee. It is now said on the highest authority that General Harri son will not be asked to make any speeches until near the close of the campaign till after Governor Roosevelt has made his tour of New York State. Then he will take the stump and make several speeches, at least two of which are to be delivered in this city. MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRATS. They Pnt Up a Ticket Headed by Rob ert Trent Paine. BOSTON, Oct. 2. Robert Treat Faine, jr., will again head the ticket which the Demo crats of this State will be asked to support at the coming election, having received the nomination for Governor at the State con vention held here to-day. The remainder of the ticket follows: Lieutenant governor, John B. O'Connell, of Northampton; secre tary of state, Gen. Luther B. Stevenson, of HIngham; auditor, E. Gerry Brown, of Brocton; treasurer, John L. Chalifoux. of Lowell; -attorney general, John C. Crosby, of Pittsfield. The platform indorses the Kansas City platform as "the expression of the ancient doctrines of Democracy;" declares that the Republicans are leading the Nation astray on a policy of "sordid commercialism; that "neither conquest, colonization nor forcible government are Democratic or American;" denounces the Porto Rican government bill as "a gross outrage upon the liberties of the people of that island;" declares that the United States has no right to interfere in the Cuban scheme of government; that "to the Philippines we owe a speedy restoration of their inde pendence and our protection of the new nation" against foreign interference, and protests again "the slaughter of those who dare to appear in arms in defense of their freedom" in those islands. "The sublime patriotism" of the Boers is referred to ap provingly, and the alleged secret Anglo American alliance is denounced. The . bal ance of the document is devoted to state issues. An innovation was the reading of the Declaration of Independence previous to beginning the work of the convention, this preliminary being deemed fitting in view of the fact that this convention was held on the anniversary of the first election of Jefferson. William S. McNary, of Boston, was per manent chairman of the convention. JOHN G. WOOLLEY IN OHIO. Enthusiastic Meetings nt a Xnmber of Point In the State. COLUMBUS, O., Oct. 2.-John G. Woollcy. Prohibition candidate for President, arrived here at 7:30 to-night and concluded the day's programme with an evening rally at the Board of Trade auditorium. J. A. Ashenhurst, of Columbus, chairman of the state Prohibition committee, made the wel coming address, introducing John G. Wool ley as the man who ought to be President. Mr. Woollcy made an able discourse on the evils of the liquor traffic, his remarks be ing well received. Addresses were made by Samuel Dickie and Oliver W. Stewart. The special to-day made the run from Fort Wayne, Ind., Including a total of eight stops. Half-hour meetings were held at Ada, Forest. Mansfield. Loudonville, Woos tcr and Millersburg. The last stop before reaching Columbus was at "Westerville, where the most enthusiastic reception of the day was met with. The entire enroll ment of Otterbein University was .at the depot, with the college band. Fully two thousand persons were gathered in front of the Holmes Hotel, where the speakers stand had been erected. Woolley made a short address and was loudly cheered. THE ELECTION IN GEORGIA. Democrata Expect Sixty Thonsand 3IaJorlty by To-Day Vote. " ATLANTA. Ga., Oct. 2. Sixty thousand majority is what the Democratic party of Georgia expects to obtain at the general State election to-morrow. The Populists, who have a ticket in the field, do not ex pect to elect it, but in many of the doubtful counties of the State they claim they will name the local officers and the members of the General Assembly. The Republican organization has no State ticket to be voted upon. In some districts congressional can didates have been named, more for the pre servation of the party organization than for hope of election. On the Democratic ticket there are sixty nominees to be elected by a general vote of the State. The usual number has been Increased by a recent enactment of the Legislature declaring for the election of judges and solicitors of the judicial cir cuits by direct vote of the people. Montana Independent Democrats. BUTTE, Mont., Oct. 2. Nineteen of the twenty-four counties of Montana were rep resented In the independent Democrat state convention, which met here to-day. To night the ticket was completed as follows: Lieutenant Governor, Joseph E. Merrlam; secretary of state. George M. Hays; assist ant justice. Robert Lee Word; treasurer, Alexander Livingston; auditor, E. G.'Mc Lain; attorney general, W. R. C. Stewart; superintendent of public instruct io.-j. P. A. Leamy. Late Speaking Announcements. NEW YORK. Oct 2.-The Republican national committee has arranged for speeches in South Dakota Oct, 15 to 20 by Senators Frye. of Maine, and Hanno, of Ohio. The Democratic managers have ar ranged to have Mayor Jones, of Toledo, accompany Mr. Bryan on his tour cf New York State, following Mr. Bryan's ap pearance at Madison-square Garden. "Honest Eleetlona Democrats. COVINGTON, Ky., Oct. 2. This after noon In this city, a delegation of Demo crats from every county In the Sixth dis trict met at Latonla Hotel and nominated Theodore F. Hallam. of Kenton county, for Congress. Their ticket is designated as the Honest Election Democrats. It Is un derstood that all of them are Gold Democrats. Perry Belmont Nominated. NEW YORK, Oct. 2. Perry Belmont was nominated for member of Congress to day by the Democratic convention of the First district, which embraces Queens, Suffolk and Nassau counties. BIG MAJORITIES. Conservatives Make Small Galna by La r ce Popular Votes. LONDON, Oct 3,3a. m. Up to this hour the total number of members of Parlia ment elected is 1S3, as follows: Minister ialists, 147; Liberals. 20; Nationalists, IS. The Nationalists elected include Mr. Wil liam Redmond (East Clare) and Mr. James Daly (South Monaghan.) The feature of the election so far is that, while the actual representation of the re spective parties is only sllKhtly changed, there is undoubtedly, in both London and the provinces, a big increase in the Con servative majorities, and the indications are that the Conservatives will enter the new Parliament with increased strength. Vatican Robbed of Securities. ROME, Oct. 2. It became known to the public to-day that thieves had entered the Vatican, forced a safe and carried off se curities worth 357,000 lire and 3,000 lire in silver. The safe, situated on the second floor, belongs to the management of the Apostllc Palace, which looks after the horses and carriages and the decoration of St. Peter's Cathedral. Evidently the burglars were well acquainted with the apartment and prepared for the theft. Thus far the Investigations by the Vatican police have been without results. NEGROES OVERAWED. All Danger of a Riot at Georgetown, S. C.r Haa Paaaed Away. COLUMBIA, 8. C, Oct. 2. Governor Mc Sweenle was advised this morning that all is quiet at Georgetown. The presence of six companies of militia have overawed the negroes. The cause of the trouble has just been learned. Saturday afternoon John Brown field, a negro barber, shot J. C. Scurry, a deputy sheriff. The negroes heard that tho white people would ring the fire bell to get the negroes to assemble in another part of the town and then the whites would rush to the jail and lynch Brownfield. The negroes rang the bell themselves and a thousand of them dashed to the jail with rifles and pistols to protect the prisoner. They kept up horrible orgies all night. The whites Intended no violence to the pris oner. MORE FILIPINO PAPERS LETTERS OF REBEL OFFICERS TRANS3IITTED FROM THE ORIENT. Tbe Speedy "Downfall of McKinley' Counted on aa a Means to Victory Text of the Correspondence. "WASHINGTON, Oct. 2. The War De partment has just received from General MacArthur, by mall, another batch of In surgent papers captured by the American troops. Among them are letters from Theo Sandlco and Regio, agents for the Filipino junta at Hong-Kong, which ex press their views with much freedom. In a letter addressed by Sandlco to Lieuten ant Colonel Cassimirlo Tlnlo, the writer says In part: "The present campaign and some other circumstances have created in America a political situation that may, perhaps, produce the downfall of McKin ley, which will signify the triumph of our ideals. For the same reason the disastrous war in the Transvaal, and more especially the fierce revolution in China, have cre ated a political atmosphere rufllciently critical to cause the birth of a disturbance of the armed peace of the great powers that may result favorably to our aspira tions, because America may prefer to sac rifice some of her plans with respect to the Philippine islands, accepting our Inde pendence under her protectorate, rather than sustain two wars and run the risk of losing the whole archipelago. I believe then that under the conditions so favora bly colored by the present circumstances it is necessary that we continue the strug gle and only accept peace on a basis of in dependence, although under an American protectorate. "If the re-election of Mr. McKinley be accomplished and the revolution in China be wiped out, and the war in the Trans vaal take no new complications, then will I be the first to accept the peace that I believe to be necessary, though it be at the cost of acknowledging the sovereignty of the United States, since I consider that our forces are now impotent to defend our sacred and legitimate rights." General MacArthur, in transmitting these papers, says: "Possibly Sandico is as close to Ag uinaldo as any of the leaders who continue in open hostility." Regio, writing from the Hong-Kong junta to Sandico, describes the anti-Imperialist convention In Philadelphia and the Boston meeting to show that the Phil ippine sympathizers are increasing in num ber, and that the victories obtained by the seasoned Filipino army exercise great in fluence "on the very impressionable minds of the American people." He concludes: "This impression is and will be one of the determined causes of our triumph, which triumph will come soon if we but resist a little more, now that but little Is lacking to change the announced elections, as with the downfall of McKinley comes the as cendance of the starred banner over our soil." Deaths Reported by Cable. "WASHINGTON, Oct. 2. The following cablegram has been received at the War Department from Manila, dated to-day: "Killed between Pavia and Santa Bar bara, Panay, Oct. 1, Second Lieutenant Max Wagner, Twenty-stxth Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry. MAC ARTHUR." Lieutenant Wagner was a resident of West Medford, Mass., and during the Spanish war, was a lieutenant in the signal corps. Colonel Perley. surgeon-In-chlef of the hospital ship Relief, cables from Nagasaki, announcing the death, Sept. 2C, of Ser geant James V. Forden, of the band of the Fourteenth Infantry, of abcess of the liver. Petition In Bankruptcy Filed. NEW YORK. Oct. 2. Charles R. Hewitt filed a petition In bankruptcy in the United States District' Court to-day. showing lia bilities of 1.5i:; no assets. Among the creditors are the Kimball Lumber Com pany. Apalachicola. Fla.. $12.000: Danzler Lumber Company, Pascagoula, Miss., ru:5; Atlantic Lumber Company, Jacksonville, Fla., i.320. 1 Mra. Wlnslow'a Soothing? Syrup Has been ud over fifty years by millions r.f mothers for their children while teethlnj? with ptrfect success. It soothes the child, soften the Kuma. allays rain, cures wind colic, regulates the bowel, and I the bet remedy for diarrhea, whether eriMntr from teething or other causes. For sale by druKjlsts in every part of the world. Be sure and ak for Mrs. winalow's Sootbln ßyrup. 25 cent a bottle. Rapid consumption la often the penalty jf trlRlnc with a severe coua-h; but no such a catastrophe can occur if Hale's Honey of Hore hcund and Tar la taken before the disorganiza tion of the luna-s ha commenced. Take time by the forelock and you are aafe. Hold by all dru tifts. Pike's Toothache Drop cur ia on mlnuta. The Stimulus of Pure Blood That is what is required by every organ of the body, for the proper performance of it3 functions. It prevents biliousness, dyspep siaconstipation. kidney complaint, rheumatism, catarrh, nervousness, weakness, faintuess, pimples, blotches, and all cutaneous erup tions. It perfects all the vital processes. V P. Keeton. Woodstock. Ala. took Hood's Farsanarilin to mkc hi blood pure, llewrltea that tie hnd not felt well but tired for Mme time. Ef fore he bad flushed the first bottle of this medicine he f lt better, and when be had taken tbe second was like another man fn-e from thai tired feeling, and able to do his work. Hood's Sarsaparilla Promises to cure and keeps the promise. Accept no substitute, but get Hood's today. BANKERS SESäi ANXt'AL MINTING OF TIICIR ASSO CIATION AT IUCIIMOXD. Secretary's Report Shows Wonderful Growth During the Last Fire Yeara In Members and Resources. ADDBESS OF PBESIDENT HILL Hi: SAYS DAXKERS ARC OX A lO-TO-1 INTEREST BASIS Steps Taken Tonard Secarlnff th Gold Standard Report of the Committee on Education RICHMOND. Va.. Oct. 2. The American Bankers' Association convened In annual session here this morning and was In ces sion until after 3 p. m. On the stage dur ing the opening session was President Wal ker Hill, of St. Louis; Secretary James R. Branch, of New York; Ellis H. Roberts, treasurer of the United States; Governor Höge Tyler. Mayor R. M. Taylor. Col. John B. Purcell and others. After the associa tion had been called to order and Invoca tion offered by the Rev. Carry Morgan. Mayor Taylor delivered a short addrest of welcome on behalf of the city. This vat followed by the reading cf an address of welcome by Virgiuius Newton on behalf of the bankers of R-'chmond, and a response by President Walker II111, of the associa tion. Governor Tyler then made an addres of welcome on behalf of the State In which he urged a broader basis of semrlty In the lending of money. The annual reports of the president. th secretary and the treasurer were then read and Just before the hour of adjourn ment there were also read the reports on Education.,, "Uniform Laws" and "Fidel ity Insurance." President Walker Hill. In his annual report, referred to financial legislation la the following language: "I think that all the members of this aociatlon will agrea with me that a variable standard of value, lr to be deplored and avoided If possible, though we may not agree as to what would constitute such a standard and how It could be best avoided. Furthermore, few dispute the proposition that gold Is the most unvarying money standard, though some contend that it is not the only or test standard to be had. Mr. Bryan e-aya he first desires to preserve 'greenbacks from legislative destruction, and that h will then consider whether they should ever b paid, and if so, how. I would firm ly establish sold, as the only standard mon?y of this country. as tn past and present both teach that it Is the best tand ard. I am always in favor of Improvement, but I do not believe that everything so called Is properly named. "Since our last meeting a step though not as long a one as I had hoped for hai been taken toward fixing gold In the mone tary scheme cf this country. I refer, of course, to the act of Con?rress approved March 14, l&Oii. It authorizes an increase in the national bank circulation, and leaves undisturhed our tn different kind of .noney. and It should, therefore, not offend, though It may not satisfy, the monetary expansionist. This nction leaves the standard silver dulUr a legal tender to any amount In payment of nil debts, public and private. excpt hore otherwise ex pressly stipulated by contract. It provide that nothing In It shall be construed to affect the legal tender qualitleu 'as now provHcd by law. of the silver dollar, or of any ether moir-y coli.ed or Issued bj the United States Therefore, all private con tracts rrtrcly providing for the payment of 'dollars' can still be discharged by the payment of silver dollars. Sherman certifi cates, r.nd greenbacks; that Is, It has not affected the standard of pilvate contracts. It has. however, provided that eometh'ng over $s.y.0uo,0Y) out of about Jl.Oitt.ooo.'iO'i of government bonds bearing 3, 4 and 5 per cent, interest, and payable In 'coin. may be refunded Into 2 per cent, gold bonds. That Is, to be assured of gold In payment of the interest and principal of these bonds, hey must be readjusted, as It were, into 2 per cent, obligations on a 1 to 1 or to per cent, basis, us you may say, so far as interest Is concerned." The secretary's report shows that where as there were 1.511 members Oct. 1, lFTTJ, who paid dues of J12.4H2. on Oct. 1 this year there were 4.DO0 members paying dues to the amount of ol,300. The net gain for the year was 5S5. These 4.500 members represent 51. 412.451. 40 in capital, surplus and undivided profits, and $3.168.377,72$ of deposits; a total of ?C.5S0.ä),134. This Is J3.2-j,675 larger than the total represented last year, and doei not Include the assets of 422 members, pri vate bankers, who do not make reports. The committee on education, in Its report relative to the training of bank clerks, taid: "There Is no question that the forma tion of a chain of bank clerks' association throughout the United States Is perfectly feasible, and that, conducted on proper lines, it will do a vast amount of good, that after the first year or so It can be made entirely self-supporting, and that, if it Is not done by some such body aa the American Bankers' Association, the work will go on spontaneousdy, but In spots, and no such general and immediate good results can be accompli hed as by complete organization. "To properly organize such an Institu tion would necessitate the employment of a man of first-class abilities, who could devote his entire time to the work as sec retary of the committee. The work would be the preparation of a plan of study anj meetings for the winter. This would be got out In consultation with prrctlcnl bankers and educators. The secretary would then start In to organize one at a time the bank clerks' associations In every city. In a given city at a ertain time, and In co-oieration with the bank officer of th.it city, a meeting of the clerks would be called at which t he committee's . re tary would bo present and the crganlzi tlon In that city perfected, ofilcers elected and plans adopted. "The jlj.:i would Include monthly meet ings of the association of that city t which the various subjects under study would be discussed, pain-rs read, debate carried on, or lectures delivered from time to time by local or outside talent. At the end of the season In the spring, examina tions would be held, and certificates of pro ficiency delivered to those members en titled to them. The course of study arouU be of the most practical character con nected with everyday tran.isctions of bank ing business and for the first year would be essentially primary." An Informal report was made on expre-a company taxation, and the report cf tlv detective committee was submitted. ' c ; &exn were briefiy discussed.