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therefore, if Mr. Parker will profit by hi« reck
tees ptucxe. into finance or if well informed
Democratic editors can be Induced to follow
his advice.
Conference to Learn Where Demo
crats Need Watching.
lUX TTTr*mr~*T IO the T318CX2.1
Chicago, Sept- 9.— Chairman telyou of the Re
publican National Committee has arranged to meet
tiit chairman c! the committees of a number of
Western Suites at headquarters. The purpose is to
jet facts rerardlns the political situation in State*
where the Democrats are showing activity, in order
to mid the Republicans during the remainder of
the carnjialen. What chairmen trill meet Mr.
Corteljou has not fceon announced, it not being de
sired to s:ve the opposition that Information. In
diana is receiving much attention from the Repub
lican leatiei because of The fact that the Demo
crat* have edited that State as the one lp which
they will make '•■ i most aggressive fight in the
Midd]*- ' .
So far' the Democratic National Committee has
done little or nothing in the Hoosier State, the
light being left apparently to the State leaders.
Th» -Republican chiefs interpret this to mean th.'it
the Democrats intend to wait until a fortnight be
fore' the el»c»lon and then make an attempt to
stampede the State for Parker. The managers are
alert, however, and vein thwart any attempt to buy
up the SUle.
Says He Will Support Republican
Ticket, State and Nation ah •-■■
With reference to a. statement In a New-York
r.ewspapcr of yesterday, that Governor John W.
Grlggs would not support th« Republican ticket
in this campaign, Mr. Gripes gave out the follow
ing statement:
■My attention has br>cn called to a news article
in a New-York pa|»er this n..rnirr, which declares
that 1 will not buppoit tbe Republican national
ticket. I think the best ; «ray to answer this is
pimply to .oy.that it is» untrue. 1 have Just re
turned lionv 5 . after an absence of two months, nn<J
nave had no conference with any political leaders
anywhere. 11 is my puipose In this campaign, as
in "all others hitherto, to support the Republican
ticket, both national and State. Whether I «ha I
Pprak (T when I sliall speak or where I shall
speak. Is a Her that ha- received no consid
eration what, if The part that I shall take in the
<-amr.aign will be measured by the opportunity mat
I have in connection with my professional work.
Whatever I can do for (he success of the Republi
can party I stand ready to Go • - . •.-
Says Result in Vermont Is Admirable in
Every Way.
White River Junction. Vt., Sept. 9.— ThP following
communication fr^m President Roosevelt was '• "
ceived by mail to-day by Secretary Alfred B. Wat
i,- of the Republican State Committee:
Oyster Bar N. "V • September 7, IS«M.
My Dear Mr Watson: I heartily congratulate
you' a is*, yo- — fellow Republican* in Vermont. The
result i? admirable in *-£, way. pooSBVELT .
The letter is in answer to a m^sago 'from Mr.
"Watson advising the President of the result of
Tuesday's election in th* State.
President of the Company Gives His Rea
sons for Supporting Roosevelt.
•The Cattaraupus Daily Union." an established
Democratic daily published in Salamanca. Is out
♦or Roosevelt. Its argument Is that Judge Par
ker does rot represent- Democratic principles. The
"Union" supports Roosevelt borause it believes him
Imbued T.-itb ih« spirit r>t patriotism.
J. W. Kelly. president of the Union Publishing
Company, in a signed editorial, say*: „
During the past *ieHi years the political graft
er* *«>» irtffed-thi IKmo. ratic -ticket in the two
PreEKiantlal <a.npa'.?na have be*:n steadily plot
ting'to' regain control of 1 the party. And now this
£*jjg of political graft«r«' .-; «mrased in the work
of "reorganizir.s." the- Democratic party. They
bolflly declare that the r**t? roust repudiate what
4t4 t etood <or in the- past two campaigns.- • ■
"While vie cann&t agree with ■ President Kofij»
- in mar.v thing?, we. believe him more imbued
•^j t -, the ?p"irit of deni'X-racy, of. pure patriotism,
thaa we have been &t\* to discern in the candidate
of "crover "Cleveland. DavM B. Hill. "Billy" Shee
han i -Pal"-- McCarren and the rest of the self
appolnted Democratic leaders hi this campaign.
\Vf itnoTi- that Tht-wSore Roosevelt-., is a strong
tai -forceful rharacier. Th: he. is a man of
.-oarage ard convictions. That he is honest and
*trsirfuft.*-ward tn expressing these convictions.
That he loves hi* rpur.tr>- better- than his party.
and that as Presley!, be will endeavor to do hi*
duty as he 'sees it. '.
Doyle State Convention Delegates. Elected
and — McCarren Men Selected.
Delegates to thf Democratic State' Convention, to
be beld in Saratoga on September 20. were elected
In the XXlst Assembly District in King? County
last right. According to the rules, oX the organiza
tion each district Is entitled to three ' delegates,
making a delegation from the county of sixty
three. In every district exeep*. two the delegation
Is headed by the district leader. In the IVth Tax
Commissioner Janiee B. Eouck, the leader, will be
•unable- to attend, and was not chopec. In the
XVlltb Joseph P. Donnelly, who recently defeated
John L. Shea for .the leadership, gave the first
place on the delegation to Thomas J.Kenna.
Deputy Fire Commission**! Doyle. John J. Walsh,
. ' James grrtse. Thomas R. Parrel! and Register
Matthew E. Dooley. the five antWMcCarrrn leaders,
with their associate delegates, make a total of
fifteen »ho will oppose Senator McCarren at the
convention. It is probable that they will refuse to
fnter the caucus -at Kings County delegates, whl':h.
according to McCarren's programme, will declare
' ■ for Controller Grout for the Governorship nomina
tion. Thlg caucus will probably not b«- held until
the delegates reach Saratoga. No resolutions in
• - iitructlng the deleputes were paused l;ist night.
There «*• no independent or- Shepard Democrats
„! in the delegation. .Musi of th* names are the same
familiar ones seen in such delegations year after
', . ■ST.
James Langfeld Says They Vote the Repub
■ lican Ticket.
James rif felt r<T I-anKfe!<J Bros. Ss , Co.,
dealers In !»3ther goods, und wel/ known in the
Importing trade, was at ftei oblloaa national head
"*MMir*crs -j'e«l erday. He s*ys tht.v the Importer*
. Of .'."tf-VMII *r not (i«e u-adfeva,. ,
gSXTZf we l «•] free trade lisas snaaU be no MM to
buy our rz>anufuciured atkoda," s^:d ilr. UaasjCsM.
•Th- Dinpiiey bill IV on« cf the best protective
- measures that have ever been ptssfd, and the times
tiave praveci t'.e wiipdoai •{ it w?iei contrasted with
the TVJlsoi; Tariff bill! There are Democrat* among
importers, out Lbef ejHßßeaUi voU* the Republican
ticket in national elections. The- Wilson Tariff bill
' was not. as the I>«nocrals claim, demanded by any
-- business interest. It was purely a party measure.
'■"if we' "do'TiGt~keep the poop!* einpioyvd in ' this
' - fou'ury .- we -cannot sell our me?v?iandise.- T we can
.- hardly. civ« it aw«>. .If th* tariff was reduced. th«
• (ort-:»;n tuiuufkcivrfr would »-r-»fit . because he
could raise hi* price*. Suppose we only exported
and <Ud not Import. How 16ns i.u!d ft t£k«- to Im
poverish this country ''."■
'.f. f « : j""TI»r larrel? tarrtufA tlrrulatlon of The
*.*;,-_•' Kuadnj T-'l>u3e tir<r»»lt*tek our coins to
BSBSi "I an early I. our. Advertisers will
lijfefcf SBJefH ■ Imor l>.' tending in tbelr copy nt
-...•»* i tie rarli«*l p»?»lUJe.ißois ml,.. ...
•V : — '■-- : — _ — : ;; — -L-4,
FLAN FOR 1908, ROT 1904.
Intimations Regarding the Radicals
at National Headquarters.
There are Indications at Democratic National
headquarters that the Bryan men who are tak
ing an active part there are devoting more time
to planning for control of the party organimtion
for 1908 than to helping the present hopeless
campaign of Parker and Davis.
One Western Democratic Congressman said
yesterday: "The men who believed with Bryan
in 1896 and 1900— the larger number of them—
have not changed their minds. They are now
merely proceeding on the' assumption that the
paramount issue of this campaign is the •lec
tion of Judge Parker, and when they are in
control of the government they will be in a posi
tion to enforce their policies. And if the party
falls In this election the logical candidate will
be William Jennings Bryan."
This statement Is ; more frank, but not more
significant • than . others that^ have, emanated
from Bryan men closely related to headquarters
recently. "It Is too much." said one Bryan
man who is a temporary occupant of the Parker
band wagon, "to expect 0.500.000 voters to re
nounce their convictions of four and eight years
ago and 'bout face merely at the behest of the
money power of Wall Street. It is not logical
to assume that they will do It." These and
other expressions of kindred import strongly
phrased have riven rise to the suspicion that
the radicals at headquarters are already looking
past the election of 1004 to that of 1008. Since
Chairman Taggart has recruited his staff by
adding James K. Jones, ex-chairman of the
national committee; J. G. Johnson, of Kansas,
ex-chairman of the executive committee, and
Charles H. Walsh, of lowa, ex-secretary of the
national committee, the Belmont-Sheehan-Nic
oil-Pea body syndicate has become apprehensive
of the possibilities of the situation.
Three members of the national committee
said yesterday that the advent of the three
prominent men In the Bryan campaign organi
zation was only a belated acknowledgment
that the Bryan men must be taken Into ac
count if Mr. Parker hopes for election. It Is.
however, asserted that since the Vermont elec
tion* and the consequent slump In Democratic
hopefulness of success In November, the Bryan
men are taking a tighter grip on every frag
ment of Information available at headquarters,
for use four years hence. Of course, every In
timation addressed to the Bryan men that they
are driving stakes for 1908 prompts Indignant
denial. It was. however, admitted by a mem
ber of the national committee not of the Bryan
faction that Tugjrart's rehabilitation of Jones.
Johnson and Walsh introduced the possibility
of promoting the programme announced by the
Editor of "The Commoner."
Democrats Making' Close Canvass —
Have Plenty of Money.
Chicago, Sept. O.— A report has been made of
ficially to the Republican State committee that
Illinois Democrats are quietly making the most
effective canvass of the State since 1802, when
the electoral vote went to Cleveland and John
P. Altgeld was elected Governor. According to
Chairman West, the Democrats are making an
exhaustive canvass by. school district?, and ap
pear to have an abundance of money. This year
arrangements have been made by tho State com
mittee by which. Democratic newspapers are fur
nished weekly with as much plate matter as
they desire oh payment of express. It la further
reported at Republican. State headquarters that
the Democratic managers are preparing to make
a supplemental canvass of the State shortly be
fore election. • < -
"I have never accepted the theory that the
Democrats would let Illinois bo by default." said
Chairman West to-day. "My information is
that they are doing a great deal of quiet but
thorough work all over the State, and have all
the money they need.. While I am confident that
the Republicans will carry the State, I do not
hesitate to Bay that they can take ho chances
and will be compelled for the first time In ten
years to fight a. party which has an abundance
of campaign money."
A special effort will be made by the Demo
crats to arouse a prejudice against so-called
militarism and Imperialism. The German-Ameri
can league of Parker and Davis clubs will un
dertake to organize clubs of men of German
descent In every county In the State; A special
effort will be made to capture the German vote
in Southern Illinois, particularly in the St. Clalr
district, where there Is a large German popula
Preliminary Canvass in Erie Favorable to
Republicans. .
Governor Odell will leave here this afternoon for
Sartaoga. where the State convention will be held
on Wednesday. The Governor consulted several
prominent Republicans yesterday, among them
bfinsr ex-Governor Frank 8. Black, Mayor Knight
of Buffalo, -Lieutenant Governor Woodruff and
Michael J. Dady, of Brooklyn. . • .
The Governorship situation remained unchanged
yesterday. The indication)* are that Messrs. Hlg
gins and Woodruff will be the leading candidates.
The Erie delegates are likely to present the name
of Mayor Knight. When Mr. Knight was a«ked
about the situation In Erie he said:
Our preliminary canvass showed that Roosevelt
would get the AlcKinley vole of l»»-*tMut 4.«¥>
Plurality in Erie. The Situation Is first clai. for
us. and Improving all the time. We are hard at
work and will hold what we have. 1 understand
from talking with the leaders that the preliminary
nYK nV «8« 8S h ? Wi at Roosevelt will get pretty nearly
th« McKlnley i<oo vote all over the State. / " caxl '
Heavy W. Taft. mentioned as a possible candidate
)^r the Governorship nomination, told his friends
yesterday that' he would not allow his name to be
The Former Will Come to New-York To-day
" to Meet Taggart.
Baltimore, Sept. 9.-Ex-Senator Henry O. Davis,
tin? 'Democratic ' candidate for Vl««»-Pr*iddent
Ji<ipp.*d ofT in .Baltimore to-day" He had la con
*»ren.« with United States Senator A. P. Carman
at th* Hotel Rennt-rt. in the early afternoon, and
Jfiier visited some of his personal friend* in the
•Ity. Senator Davis declined to discus* politics his
•inly reference to th* coming campaign being, "I
think we shall win." ' . ° .
M«\ Davis Intends to leave h*re for N«w-Tork
City to-morrow: to have a conference with' Na
tional Chairman Taggart and other Democratic
leaders. Mr. Davis wan a infest- of Charles E. Ford
at Kord's Grand Opera House. - , .
Sfiiator Fairbanks will receive a royal welcome
wh«;:i Be visit* Jersey City to-nfght to addre«« a
meeting to' be held In' Columbia Hail; In the Green
ville section of the city. ' Governor Murphy will open
the turning. «nd.Unlted States Senator Drydeh will
preside. Senator • Fairbanks- uiid Judge Chandler
will be the speakers. Marching clubs will meet the
carriage of Senator Knirbanks anil march with
him to the hai:. ■ . .
Three Militiamen of Mount Vernon Are Dis
missed from Service and Called to. Court.
As the result of a fight which occurred «t the
Mount Wrnon armory among four member* of
Company B. Is* Rogimr-nt. J. J. Moore, Jr., Harry
Behrman and Frank McGulr*. well known young
men of that city have received paper* telling them
Ike* they had been "bnbtalled" but of the service.
In addition to being dismissal, the three private*
nave hern summoned to 'appear In the Mount Ver
non police court on September 12 to answer to the
charge of ni-sault. The summonses were Issued on
the ■■complaint, of .Alexander. McLougWm. * >«utig
milltiaan. of Ke».R.>rhel!«.. who alleged that, till
three comrade* beat bin). in th* fight at the armory
fjt badly that ho was confined h!o bad for three
Ex-Chairman of People's Party
Predicts Republican Victory.
Washington, Sept. 9.— Ex-Senator Marion Butler,
of North Carolina, ex-national chairman of the
People's party, estimates that "Tom" Watson, the
Populist candidate for President, will poll at least
25,000 votes in New-York City alone, and he be
lieves that a considerable part of that strength will
be taken from the Democratic ranks. He is paying
close attention to the national campaign, and pre
dicts the election of Roosevelt. In discussing the
political situation to-day he said:
In New-York City, men who voted for Bryan
and formerly for Henry George are refusing to
vote for the candidates of the old party, and they
will vote for Watson. A great many of the Bryan
Democrats do not wish to vote for Roosevelt, but
they will not vote for Parker. They want to vote
for some one, and In order to do It they will vote
for Watson. .
The Introduction of the race question Into the
campaign will not- cut much figure outside of the
South. The great n.ass of Populists know that there
are greater issues at this time than the race ques
tion. The negro has been disfranchised so largely
that to talk of negro domination Is merely to waste
words. The race question la brought out whenever
political necessity seems to demand It. In spite of
that, Mr. Roosevelt will get the votes of many men
who do not agree with him on that Question. The
fact is that if the race question were not so prom
inent at this time he would Ret the votes of an
immense number of Bryan Democrats in tho
South. . Even as It Is, he will get a good many of
their votes.
Populists who voted for Mr. Bryan are not looking
for advice. They are doing their own thinking.
There are reasons, however, which will Influence
their votes. If Parker Is elected he will naturally
control the next Democratic convention. '■ Bryan
Democrats and Populists, however, want Mr. Rryan
to control the next Democratic convention. He
will have a fighting chance to do so if Parker is
defeated. " The Democratic party Is now trying an
experiment. It has sacrificed Its principles In order
to win In this election, and if It falls It may go
back to what are the real principles of that party.
It Is this view that is causing Bryan Democrats
to vote against the candidate of their party, or
to vote for Watson in order to give the country an
object lesson. . . , ■ ...
That the Populists may give their stamp of dis
approval In no uncertain way they hive adopted a
general policy favoring a national Populist ticket
In all the States, but with no regular State ticket.
They have State tickets only in Indiana and Illinois.
By "havlnß a national Populist ticket the friends
of Democratic State candidates can vote }: , : " them
while they vote the Populist national ticket, m
New-York there la no State Populist ticket and I
think It would have been better not to have had
a State ticket anywhere. •
While Mr Bryan will have* an Influence with
i many of the Democrats, at the same time many of
; them do not disapprove hi» course In Flicking to
the Democratic organisation with the hope that it
may he redeemed four years hence. They see how
disastrous It would be to turn over the party to
corporate inHuences In order to attempt^ secure
a political victory. They will vote for Wstse-n
rather than go over entirely to the Republican
ticket. __
The Republicans Expect to Carry
Four Districts.
The Republican Congress slate In Kings for
the districts which the Republicans expert to
carry Is as follows:
Hid Distill rsailas T. Dunwell.
IVth District— Law "
Vth District— A. Stewart «l»h.
vith District— William H. CSMsr.
The Republican leaders expect to keep the
Democratic plurality in Kings below 12.000. and
If they can do this they are reasonably sure of
carrying all these districts. Two years ago they
carried only the Hid.
A. Stewart Walsh, ■ gallant old soldier and
veteran campaigner. Is likely to be nominated in
the Vth District. The district went Democratic
by about 000 two years ago. with an Independent
Republican candidate in the field. This year the
Republicans are united and the district Is con
ceded to the Republicans.
George W. Morgan, the Superintendent nf Klec
tions. haii begun work among the Italian voters
in the Vl th Assembly District, of which Timothy
P. Sullivan is the Democratic, and Jamwi E. March
the Republican, leader. One. hundred and sixty
flvo'subpeenas were served on naturalized Italian*
to appear before the Commissioner yesterday, und
many others also appeared to ask whother their
citizenship was in danger. When the men ap
peared the work of examining their papers was
begun by Deputy Superintendent Stowell. One
man wan arrested us a result of the examination
and more than a dozen citizenship papers were
seized for cancellation. The men whow paper*
wireselzed were not arrested as the Commli
b#Heve?i they were dupes of tealera In fraudulent
LllfWShlp lepers.
Wilmington. Del.. Sept. 8.-The. regular Repub
lican State Committee met here to-day and author
ized United States Senator Ball. State chairman,
to Bend a reply to Unite! States Senator Allee.
chairman of the Union Republican State Commit
tee virtually refusing the proffer of the Addfeks
faction for harmony «nd the selection if one Re
f>U -r J hl Cll nroD0 B ttion 1 ""of .\Jlee was that the Union
nation* except Governor. State Ir.asurer ana 111
eurance Commissioner.
Washington. Sept. ».-Chalrman Cowherd of the
Democratic Congress Committee returned to
Washington to-day. He said there is no present
here durlnj the campaign. &MSE
here during the campaign.
Campaign JSfotes and Incident*.
The cigar, "were on" Colonel Henry Patterson,
of Louisville, at the Waldorf-Astorta >«««£*'
in his. presence a member of the Nation-. Kxeca
tive Committee said:
-Colonel. I notice that your announced toast the
other night was 'What I'd Do If I Were ..Repub
lican President.' I know what you d do. The first
the growing of mint, sah.
Mayor MrClellan has not been Invited yet to
■peak for Parker and Davis. The Mayor's friends
are beginning to congratulate him on his being
safely beyond the reach of the political blizzard
that la threatening the Parker and Davis boomers
on November 8.
James W. Gerard has been selected to preside
at the mass meeting to be held In Tammany Hall
on Wednesday night of next week. Mr. Gerard's
friend* expect it will be '.Judge ' Gerard Imme
diately following the Mayoralty election next rear.
He is slated by Tammany tor the Supremo Court
If District Attorney Jerome should be nominated
for Governor by the Democrats, he Is expected
by State. Chairman. Cord Meyer to explain to the
up-State voters that all he meant by "Sunday open
ing" was for the church sextons to get around
early on cold winter mornings and get things well
warmed up before the minister gets there.
Up to date there are six chief* of the press bu
reau at the Democratic National Committee head,
vjujirters. ' The bureau is still a few laps behind
In Hi race to distribute that fifteen million tons of
literatur« about Which Mr. Tuggart issued a state
ment ten days ago.
Tlie Parker prens bureao last night sent out a
"boosting" Interview with U, C. KlliiiKham, Kdltor
of 'The Decatur (Ind.) Democrat." This Is It: "Af
ter visiting Judge Parker to-day. I am glad to be
able to say tlmt we are In grave danger of elect
ing n Democratic President."
The Democratic editors yeiterday. before leaving
town, adopted a resolution of thanks to the Demo
cratic National Committee. Charles \V. Knapp.
their spokesman at Esopus, and Hergeant-at-Armc
Colonel John I. Martin.
After the big ratification m-etins of the National
Roosevelt League, at Maenncrchor Hall, the work
of the league will be directed toward the comple
tion of all the district organizations In New- York.
The organization commlttfe has taken Wtt
prepare for bis mass meetings, one in ■
one po.*atbly at tho Clermoni Avenue Rink
Brooklyn, besides one In The Bronx.
, The speakers at the meeting this noon of the
Roosevelt and Fairbanks National Commercial
League, at No. IX Broadway, will he C. C. Hunt
Charles F. Pana and Ueorge F. Delano, of Boston.
Senator Fairbanks has been selected to open tho
Shepard and Jerome Also Consid
ered at RGsemount.
Esopus. N. y.. Sept. 9.— There is no doubt that
Chief Judge Cullen I* regarded in Democratic cir
cles as a possible candidate for Governor. More
than that. Rosemount. presumably so far from,
the firing line of a practical campaign, has heard
of the necessity of some method of robbing the
Republicans of the advantage, that the promise
of the leaders of the, party to indorse Judge Cullen
for election to the Court of Appeals has brought
them. In Democratic circles this is called clean
politics, but its effect is not mistaken, and it is
cafa to say that there will be no one who will dare
to eliminate Judge Cullen from re-election in any
'way save as a candidate for Governor.
But Judge Cullen. m th« opinion of those who
know him well, Is not unlikely to take th© posi
tion that the Presidential nominee took in 1901.
when ex-Senator Hill sent for him and told him
that he was the moat popular candidate for the
nomination that was finally • parcelled out to Bird
S. Coler. Just as x Parker then eluded th« nomina
tion. Judge Cullen may do now. On the other hand,
It is thought that If there Is any chance of forcing
his nomination, he may be told that It is his duty
to his party, and this alleged obligation' may be
used to whip him in. At all events, there are many
different reasons for believing that the Cullen boom
i 3 infinitely more seriously considered, even at
Rosemount, than has been generally suspected. j
The good Democrats that have been urging Judge
Cullen's nomination to Judge Parker may be
genuinely anxious for Cullen. or the fine Italian
hand of the master of text's Roost may be at
work. At any rate. Judge Culle.ii is regarded as
a possible candidate for Governor at Rosemount,
and has been tor several days. Of course, the
Democrats have a criticism to urge against. the
action of Governor Odell in promising to indorse
Oullcn, and It Is fair to say that they concede at
the outset that a two months' canvass would be !
too short to convince the voters of its potency.
They urge that In the past, when two parties have
decided to maka Ih*. nomination of a candidate,
particularly for a judicial position, unanimous, it
has always been preceded by party eonfsssjSßea.
Overtures have been made, and the leaders have
met from both sides and agreed.
In the present case. It is declared that these pre
liminaries have been waived, and instead of a
polite invitation to confer, the Democrats have, re
ceived, through the public press, a formal notice
that the Republican action has been decided on, and
then they hare been left to make the b*>st of. it—
in other words, to take all the bitterness of swal
lowing a bi-partlsan nomination with none of Uie
glory for having brought It about. This is the bare
BUbstanca of the Democratic protest.
Judge Cullen being eliminated, two men have
fcren and are at the present prominently in the
4nind of the candidate for the Presidency a*
timber for the Domination for Governor, and these
are Edward. il. Shepara and William Travers
Jerome, This statement docs not Imply any pie
dilection for one or the other in the mind of the
candidate. What is meant to be implied is that the
bulk of his mail for weeks has been in no small
part devoted to booming those two candidates. At
Rosemount tho elimination of DeLancey Nlcoll
and Colonel Daniel 8. l«;imont, in each case by the
man himself. is accepted as final. Colonel Lamon!
and Mr. Nlcoll have both told Judge Parker that
they did not want to run. Parker may have
■railed at first; he is inclined to credit it now,
however. From those In position to speak, the
word lias come forth that Stanchfleld is not a
Now . as for the relative favor of Mr. Shepard
and Mr. Jerome in the minds of the correspondents
who are lrupurtuning Judge Parker, tho call for
Mr. *Shepard possesses greater volume, there can
be no doubt about that; but there are local rca
son;< that must be carrfully weighed before any
drrjrlon Is reached. Mr. Ibepard did not register
lust year. His regularity fs thus open to question.
His course In Mi In accepting a Tammany nom
ination might make him undesirable as a vote
getter among the Independents. But. above all
these considerations. Mr. Shepard will not have the
support of his own county. Kings will go to Sar
atoga Instructed Tor Controller Grout. This to the
most serious objection to Mr. Shepard yet raised
by the correspondents of the candidate for Presi
On the subject of District Attorney Jerome, Judge
Parker's correspondents have been frank. "We
want Jeromo to set rid of the met blanket Judicial
dignity has put oil the campaign." more than on«
of these writers has said, much to Ju-lce Parker's
amusement- Jerome's campaign has been urged as
a necessary counterpoise to the Rogemount a*rl
tiiil- of ellence and dignity, and the judge na.-<
been Impressed la no small degree by It.
On the other hand, other writers have declared
that It would be unwise to name Jerome, because
i, would move all the "safe and sane" pose or
the Democratic party and present the amusing
paradox of a Presidential campaign of Infinite
silence and a State campaign waged by a talking
machine. All this has been presented to Judge
Parker and he baa had his ear fairly close to the
ground. This Is th« extent of the observation here,
at the present time.
It Is not true that the candidate Is using his In
fluence as yet. He may fairly be said to be more
than passingly Interested In the Cullen proposi
tion at least Impressed with the claims of the
friends of Edwera M. Shepard. and listening with
humorous appreciation to the contrasts between
himself ami Jerome, urged by th« friends of the
lutter \fter th* Republicans have nominated their
ticket' then will come big conferences at Rose
mount over the State ticket on the Democratic
side Until then, It will be merely a question of
sorting th» mall and filing It under the heads or
"CuUen." "Shepard" and "Jerome" for future rer-
Those who Imagine that Judge Parker Is not in
touch with the New-York City lucubrations of
the national committee are seriously mi-taken.
•Smiling Tom" Taggart founa occasion to talk
campaign In five States-New-Jersey, West Vir
ginia. Delaware. Maryland and Pennsylvania, in
the order named. He will speak at Jersey City to
night. He will speak at Saratoga on Wednesday
mil at F.lmlra on Thursday.
SI la ii Mcß«. of No. 47 Lafayette Place, repudi
ates the story that ha lias joined a Parker and
Davis Club, organised at Great Neck by Cord
Meyer and other*. Mr. UeBM says that the use of
his name was unauthorized. "1 »h».ll vote for
Roosevelt." said Mr. Mcßee yesterday, to a Trib
une reporter
Without consulting Senator McCarren or any of
the other officers of the regular Democratic or
ganization in Kings County, Deputy Fire Com
missioner Doyle has arranged for a big Parker
rally in Prospect Hall on Saturday. September 17.
It was announced yesterday that W. Bourlct Cock
ran would be the principal speaker.
The Roosevelt and Fairbanks Young Men's Club
of the XXVIth Assembly District held its third
meeting Thursday night at (he house of the xxvith
Assembly District Republican Club, at No. 173
Kaat Seventy-tbird-st. A. C. Mayor presided, and
addresses were made by Mr. Mayor, who Is run
iilns for State Senator from the XVIHth Senate
District; .1. Alexander, State Inspector of Gas
Meter* and William C Links.
The Republican managers at national headquar
ters receive dally dOBH» or lottOM from prominent
and tnwnoarlal business men pledging support t.»
Roosevelt. One letter was from Frank B. Schenck.
president of the Mercantile National Bank, of this
city, lie mya:
I have full conßdencrt in Mr. Roosevelt's inteerltv
of purpose and determination to do what la
patriotic and -vise. His selection of advta*rVY M the
Cabinet has indicated hi* determination to conduct
the affiilrs of the government on thf: highest plane
!m- MtaCtlDn of liJh secretaries of. th« TNaaury
haj been wtoe, and Urn banking community wa,
baye no need to fear any unsound monetary m
(in lons influenced by Mr. Roosevelt* admtalstratlo.V
On the other hand, while the Democratic^candidate
appears to be an estimable gentleman I am tisald
of the m-n who would come Into power wl?h him
William L Mover, president of the Shoe and
Leather National Bank, wrote:
SSeJSSa?! °^ a ni*r^ ' reprV^nts.^On the
SW S at4Sr tV 410"4 10 " trcurTth'e &I£B
Si Q thJ a\,U..£ dw . P {"- k "'» telegram doea not
«. J?n« thn S V5 c of tfto Democratic party, tor
Democrats wm^ 3 , 1 aC u l . of a mRn ' "aw soil
I^-T'naVtv fnl . Rain thia year with the Hepub-
Ihin" that 'they ii,? yWIUy WIU >'»■"> ago. It tbe •«»•
i" 2^ui ■tfc.^.J™ four >*ears aso. It is Jun as
fiT??hk, th * y . « no «'d vote the Republican
stands for. W M ln IfnX) - and •upport »lf that it
with him three times after the editors departed
yesterday William F. Sheehan used the wires
twice last night, as many more tmea this morntn*
and will be here in person to-morrow night. tb«
report that Parker had been called to New-YorK
to keep peace in national headquarters was pro
nounced untrue here. No such word has come, ac
cording- to the veracious oracles of Rosemount.
For • all . Judge Parker knows, Taggart and s>hee
han are working together in perfect harmony ana.
mutual admiration, interrupted only by Joint ad
miration for August Belmont.
The reported statement of Governor Jennings. ol
Florida, who was alleged to have been a. visitor
at Rosemount. that the gold dispatch, was a
"fake." is met here with the assertion that Mr.
Jennings had never been here. On the score or
th« dispatch, it is merely announced that the fac
simile of the original copy of the message printed
in a New- York newspaper was genuine, that Judge.
Parker wrote ."It on a pad. that his secretary.
Arthur McCausland. copied it • on a telegraph
blank, and . then it went booming on its way in
a skyrocket fashion. The Rev. Charles M. Hall.
the ' Judge's son-in-law, rescued the original cop/
and still has it. '"-I:, t-
Judge Penis O'Brien, of Watertown; Justice E.
E. McCall. of New -York City: William Gorham.
Rice. or Albany, and William G. Buckley, and E.
G. Farrell. of York. . were all at Rosemount
to-day, | but added nothing to the gossip of the
-"justice McCall Is a brother of John A. McCall,
president of the New-York Life Insurance Com
pany, wtio recently came out in support of Presi
dent Roosevelt. Mr. Buckley is one of the coun
sel for the. same company. The visit of the two
last named men to the Democratic candidate at
this time occasioned some speculation, but it wa3
said that It had nothing to do with President Mr-
Call's attitude. s
• Judge Parker has completed hi» letter of ac
ceptance, but* it has not been sent to the printer
and probably will not be for. several days.
McCarr en Doing His Best to Drug
Lawyer's Governor Boom.
Senator P. H. McCarren has set out to sidetrack
th» Shepard boom for Governor, even if he lets
run over in the attempt. The drift in this city
seems to be toward the Pennsylvania Railroad at
torney. McCSirren, who is backing Controller Grout,
has discovered this drift and Is working like a
Trojan to change it. He ccntrols. under the unit
rule, the 63 votes of Kings, and th*s-} will not bo
counted for Shepard if Mr. McCarren and Mr.
Grout can prevent It. The danger to McCarren
now lies in the fact that the Democratic managers
are growing desperate. If after consultation Shep
ard is deemed to be the strongest candid? the
Parker men will order McCarren to get out of the
way, and tha chance* are that he will have to
obey. Meanwhile, the McCarren men are making
the Democrats around tbe State thoroughly ac
quainted with Shepard's record- Briefly stated, It
Is as follows:
In 1833 Mr. Shepard bolted th» nomination of
David A. Boody. the Brooklyn Democratic mayor
alty candidate, and supported the Republican can
didate. Charles A. Schieren. who was elected.
In 1596, by a trick worked by the McLaaghlin
men. Edward M. Grout, one of Mr. Shepard's lieu
tenants, was nominated for Mayor without the con
sent of Mr. Shepard. To defeat him. Mr. Shepard
ran as an independent candidate for Mayor of
Brooklyn, and polled 9,000 votes. Frederick W.
Wurster. Republican, was elected by 2,000.
In ISS6 Mr. Shepard bolted the nomination of
Bryan and helped to nomlnata Palmer and Buck
Apparently becoming a little weary of trudging
along behind Republican band wagons, he got
back onto the regular vehicle In 1598, by supporting
Augustus Van Wyck for Governor. Finding the
riding more comfortable than walking, he found
it easy to support Bryan the second time, he ran.
in 1800, on the- plea that the danger of Imperialism
Justified his support of the free sliver candidate
and platform.
In 1901 Tammany, after a disgraceful four years*
lease of power, nominated Mr. Shepard for Mayor
in tho hope of pulling a victory out of the fire.
Mr. Shepard was defeated, his political rival. Con
troller Grout, being on the l*w ticket.
Last year, after b^lnsr thoroughly rehabilitated as
a machine Democrat, and after arguing abourthe
necessity of lovers of civic decency taking an active
part in politics Mr. Shepard forgot to register and
could not vote for McClellan, the Tammany candi
date for Mayor.
Senator McCarren's friends are telling the .ip-
State Democrats that such a candidate Is all tight
In a pinch, when there is little hope of winning.
but that it would be foolish to nominate such an
"in-and-outer" for Governor in 1304.'
Ex-Secretary I-amcnt is in favor of either Mr.
Shepard or Mr. Goodyear, of Buffalo, for Governor.
uni.n »to.im IS RETS.
Doubt Over Xaglc-Couan Election j
— Case in Court.
The payment of a wager between a follower of
Per-vival li.. Nag>. the defeated candidate- for the
leadership of the XXXIVth Assembly District.
(«outh side 1 ), and a backer of his successful com
petitor. John F. Cowan, will come up In the
civil courts.
John Hart, who backed Nagle. has caused a
summons to Issue against William Kulpie. the
stakeholder In the $102 wager which Hart made
with John Hogan. Kulpae. Is a bartender in
the saloon where the bet was made. The
day after the primaries Kulpxe paid the money
to HlMmB on demand. Later. Hart demanded the
return of the money hut Kulpae could only say
that Cowan had been declared the winner. Now
Hart seek* to recover the money by civil process.
Much interest attaches to the .sui' is It Is sal.l
that tM-tweeu »8.<«» and $W.»»H> I* tie,! up which was
Set on the result, stakeholders being undecided
whom to pay the money to.
Hack-man Murder Still Said To Be
a Mystery.
The murder of George Daley, a poor coachman
of North Tarrytown. last Tuesday, still remains a
mystery, despite the fact that Coroner Russell
held an inquest to-day and held two men for the
crime, because they told conflicting stories. The
men. who were, ordered locked up in the White
Plains Jail to await T^ie action of the Westchester
County Grand Jury, are William Kllday. an ex
police sergeant, of North Tarrytown. and Morris
Both men declare they had no hand In the hack
ing of Daley to death, and there appears to be no
evidence against them except th« statements of
witnesses that they quarrelled with Daley in John
Helfrlch's roadhouse, not far from where Daley's
surrey and horse were found, with the body
Jammed between the seats. The residents of North
Tarrytown are thoroughly aroused over the recent
murders that have been committed In that section
and they are determined to have the. assailants run
down. In addition to the reward of COO offered
by the board of trustees, private- individuals intend
to raise a purse of Jl.imi to hire private detective*
in t.y and solve the' third mysterious murder which
has been committed in this section during the last
two years.
Because of numerous stab wounds on Daley's
body, which look as though they were made with
a stiletto, the authorities are working" on the
theory that Daley Wit* the victim of "Black Hand"
agents, ho took him for an Italian who had
failed to pay tribute to the society. More than
half a dozen Italians have been stabbed almost to
death when they refused to pay money under .a
throat of death within the last two months.
Losses in Mexican City Estimated at More
Than $1,000,000.
Ping,! lib Mexico. Sept. 9.— Th» fierce tire which
broke out here yesterday raged unchecked a!! day.
It wiped out an entire block of business houses, oc
cupied by firms engaged in the general merchandise.
business. The loss Is estimated at from SI 000.000 to
JI.UUO.UOO, with little insurance.
The burned territory consists of the square two
blocks south of the waterfront and facing on© of
the principal plazas, directly opposite the custom
Prisoner in Worcester, Mass., Says He Was
Shot Here in Attempted Robbery.
Worcester. Mass.. Sept. ».— l n a confession to -
Chief of Police Stone to-day, Andrew Burke, who
was arrested on th* charge of abusing hi» wife,
admitted that he was wanted by the New- York
police lor a number of crimes. The, last one he
■aid was in March. 190* when In company with a
younß man lie attempted to rob a wealthy German
storekeeper in Mrst-ave. The German resisted,
and in the pistol play which followed, Burkes
companion was snot in the abdomen
Burke was also shot in two plasm He escaped
to Mount \>rnon. and then went to Danbury.
Conn., where he was In a hospital for several '
weeks. Hl* companion was arrested, and Is serv
ing- a seven year-sentence- now. The New- York
police have been informed, and will nd here for
tha Erlsoner.
New-Yorkers Get Philadelphia
Traction Holdings.
[bt TILECSiTa TO ths mm-**. . ■
Philadelphia, Sept. 9.— The fifty thousai^
shares of stock of the Philadelphia Rapid Traa.*
sit Company owned by William L. Elkmsatth,'
time of his death have passed from the control
of his estate, and at least thirty- five thousand
shares are now the property of a syndicate of
New-Yorkers. The firm of George A. Hutm ftflj
Sons Is authority for these assertions. Th Phji.l
adelphia bankers engineered the sale, and thi^
afternoon admitted that New-York capitaUatj
had at last gained a considerable interest In th» j
corporation controlling the street railway cf thij
city. Huhn & Sons refused to give the identity ■
of the financiers who purchased the stock. Th(
price was close to $15 a share.
There is outstanding $9,000,000 of the $3^. $
000,000 authorized capital stock ofthe Phlla.
delphia Rapid Transit Company. When Issued. ~~
the stock was $5 paid. In May, 1903. a can
was made for a second instalmen of $3. . ftj
December of the same year there was a .third V*- j
call for th« payment of $5 a share. The stock
Is $50 par. /
The block of stock secured by the New- York
syndicate is large enough to give its owners %
voice in the control of the company. >It a
likely that they will secure representation on
the directorate. The news of the deal had a,
noticeable effect on the essiSM of Philadelphia
Rapid Transit on the Stock Exchange. •• Th 9
price rose swiftly to above IT. the highest la.
months and close to the record price.
Mortgage Bondholders to Foreclose
— Failure to Pay Interest Alleged.
Albert P. Maasey. of the law firm of Ingres*
Root & Massey. paid last night that hit firm':
had been retained by holders of mortgage bonds
of the Tllden Club. No. 2.130 Broadway, to. fore
close on the organization. '....; „_
"The decision to foreclose was brought about,*
said Mr. Maasey. "by the club's failure to pay
the interest on the bonds. Just what will «>
come of th* club I cannot say. There are- masj
wealthy men who are members of the club, asj|
they may come to the rescue of the present
financial difficulty."
Implicates Twelve Others in Colo
rado Outrage.
Topefca. Kan.. Sept. 9.— 8. F. Slagel. alias Rose*)
Romaine. a deported colored Colorado miner under
arrest here for burglary, has confessed to the
county attorney to complicity in the Independence
station and the Indicator Mine explosions in tß*
Cripple Creek district last June, jy which ftfteaa
non-union miners were killed outright and others
Injured. Romaine says that he helped to place the
dynamite and the wires running beneath th* sta>
tlon. by which the charge was set off.
lie gave the names of twelve men, 'who, he a!l*? a «,
were implicated with him In the plot. The ana
are said to b« former officers and ~ member* of
miners' unions in the Crlppla Creei district. Only
one of them Is now In the district. He Is Chart**
G. Kenntson. ex-president of Miners' Union No. e\
and Is in the counry jail, charged with murder and
conspiracy to murder in connection with the la
dependence station explosion. ■ • • *
The confession was made before County At
torney Hungate and Sheriff Lucas, and wa* sworn
to before a notary public.
Cripple Creek. Col.. Sept. 9.— Sheriff Bell said to
day of Slagel. or Rorr.
' We know positively" that Romair.^ worked in
the district while th* strike was In progress 40S
was a spy employe^ by the Western Federation cr
Miners. He had long been under suspicion. , —^c
Robert Romaine was sentenced to the* State
Penitentiary from Pueblo, for burglary, in ITar*.
1901. for two to four year*. H* was discharged la
July. 1503. He was born at Hamburg. Oermaajt
and at the time he entered the prison was tweaty
five years old. „ .
Thomas Chapman. Said to Have Family
Here, a Suicide in Manitoba.
Lac dv Bonnet. Manitoba, Sept. Tired of lift
and overcome with epilepsy. Thomas. Chapman, ef
the Winnipeg Power Company, made four attempts
to end his life this afternoon, the fourth provtoj
successful. At first he jumped into the rtrer. bet
he was rescued before he drowned. Then he plunged
Into a concrete mixer, but was dragged out by
comrades. His third attempt was made by severing
an artery in his wrist, and while on the way to a
doctor he shot himself. Chapman had only been
her* for a few months, coming here from New-
York, where he said he had a wife and family liv
ing. It Is not known yet whether his body will be
sent home for burial, but his relatives were la
formed this evening.
So Young Man Says Who Views Body— Shi
Did Not Have to Work. -
A well dressed young man and woman called at
the Bellevue morgue last evening and viewed ts»
body or Miss Milli* Kruger. the young mantes*)
who commuted suicide in Central Park. Tiff
seemed to know her. The man said:
This girl had rich relatives in Europe, and t3»
man who led her astray is named "Jack"; he k(18l
in Eighty-seven th-st.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, of No. 64 East One-has*
dred-and-fourth-st. are her cousins, and I ?*ss
sure that if they knew that her body was he*)
they would claim it. Her people are wealthy, as*
live in England. 1 cannot understand any war
why Millie came to this country, as she had every
thing that she wl*hed for, and had no need of
working for a living.
The man implored the keeper to hold the body*
few days. He was told that It would be hMd until
•Jtiesday. ' fc
His companion saM that the girt had i brother
business* in Elisabeth. N. J.. and two other*
business in lower Broadway. Sh» could not SSBaH
stand why they had not claimed the body.
Haw is It possible for a sons mxi with
£ ocd teeth to destroy to em through careless
neglect ; SOZODONT is positively becs
f da!. It has mads lha toothbrush hafcit a
real pleasure. '.'- *
the natural ccrnplem-r.t el SOZOOQNT
Liquid, is a beautiful polisher, absolute!/
free from frit and acid. Are you using it ?
You ought to be.
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