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HARD FIGHTING NEAR YENTAI.
JAPANESE DESPERATELY RESISTING THE RUSSIAN
ADVANCE TO THE SOUTHWARD.
Remit of Ttco Days' Engagement in Doubt — Both Sides Attack — A
Great Battle Still in Come.
The Japanese are stubbornly contesting \ho Russian advance south
ward. A two days' engagement, whose result is in doubt, is reported a
few miles north of Yentai Station. The Russians were compelled to re
tire on Monday, but yesterday recrossed the Sehili River and resumed the
battle.
Both Russian and Japanese officials do not consider this action to be a
general engagement. The fighting which is expected to mark a definite
step in this year's Manchurian campaign will, it is believed, tnke place
either on the north bank of the Tai-Tse or at Liao- Vang.
Hope of mediation has been practically abandoned in (^reat Britain.
The Russian war party is said to have regained its control over the Em
peror, and the report that Count Lamsdorff will tender his resignation as
Minister of Foreign Affairs is confir med by confidential dispatches 1 to em
bassies at London.
ARTILLERY IN ACTION ALL ALONG THE FROM.
M«nV«en. Oct. II (II p. m.V— A Woody battle
Is now raging r.t-out five miles north of the
Ter.tai railroad station. The Japanese on Sun
day fell back along the whole front and the
Russian advance guard crossed th« Schlll
River about half way between Moukden and
IJao-Tang and came within thre* miles of
T#-ntal. but yesterday the Ja panes* received
strong reinforcements of infantry nnd artillery,
e«<J not only held their position*, but even as
sumed the offensive.
The fighting lasted the entire day and nigjit.
The Japanese directed their artillery fire with
great skill and searched the Russian positions
*" fiercely that the Russians fell back north of
the Echllt River, which crosses the railroad
seven miles from Tental.
The Russians this morning resumed their ad
vance, once more crossed the Schili River and
encaged the Japanese two mile* south of It. A
lerrlflc artillery engagement is proceeding along
the entire front. The result of the battle Is Mill
undecided.
A Russian correspondent of The Associated
Pr#>sf telegraphs as follows:
I have seen a number of the wounded who
have been sent hack from the front It In im
possible nt present to enter into details of the
operations, but the men are in infinitely better
i-pirtts than were those wounded when we wen
retreating' Every one Is confident, and the men
ure ail anxious to finish the war in order to get
back home. None of them, however, has any
idea cf going home except as victors. We have
enough troops, and the one determination of
officers and men is to wipe out the Japanese.
Toklo. Oct. ll.— lt Is resorted that the Rus
sian*, assuming the offensive, crossed tl:<* Hun
River and attacked General Kuroki> forces.
capturing a position which the Japanese, being
strongly reinforced, reoccupied. The Japanese,
It Is reported, have checked the Russian ad
vance. It Is said that the losses on both sides
vere heavy.
fit Petersburg. Oct. lU— Severe fighting north
of Yental. resulting In a temporary check of
General Kuropatkln's advance guard, of which
The Associated Press correspondent at Moukden
telegraphed the first news. Is not regarded at
ti.e War Office as indicating a general engage-
The httaat official dispatches Indicating
the deposition of the various corps show that
the whole army \e not yet in line of battle. The
present engagement rimy therefore be regarded
n< Ik* result of a COOSter attack which an en
terprising foe like the Japanese might be ex
pfrf*,} ti make, without any Intention of pre
•v.ting the bsssfaa advaac*.
General Kuropatkln s present superiority in
Ti'jmlKis. It ir heM heif, te bound sooner or
later to compel the Jai>anese to fall back upon
their strong positions within the triangle
formed by Yental, I^iao-Yang and SJk-Wan-
Tun. Kverythlng points to that district as the
prospective scene of the great struggle of this
year's campaign.
Strategic reasons of the most weighty char-
Msr render It Imperative for the Russians, as
mm rs for the Japanese, to bestow their chief
stteniion upon the country east of the railway.
The Russians are compelled to this course be
••*•• tha railroad runs northeastward, an 4
•!&; T£s 7«a^rw»is. YORK. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 12. 1904. -FOURTEEN PAGES.- imfZZ&VJZi^
THH PATyrPAH OV THE WATS.
hence the lines of communication are more vul
nerable from that eld*. The Japanese are It!
fluenced by a similar consideration, but the
railroad no longer plays a foremost part In their
plans. In view of the approaching close of
navigation at Ylng-Kow, and of th*» fact that
the line from Pltsu-Wo is long and cumbersome.
arid liable to interruption, they must consider
Feng- Wang-Cheng and Taku-Shan as sources
Of Fupplies during the winter, ay.d the eastern
communications of LJao-Yang are therefore of
the utmost importance.
The Yentai triangle is admirably situated to
protect th«»se lines, and Field Marshal Oyama
must hold It at nil costs. The problem now
confronting General Kuropatkln is the capture
of the fortified heights composing this triangle,
where the Japanese will have the advantage of
fighting behind breastworks and utilising thefr
superiority In mountain guns. The general
superiority of the jHKJMfso In mountain opera
tions Is conceded.
The Russian commander undoubtedly is nware
of the difficulties of the t; *k. and is confident of
his ability to overcome ther.i. If General KUTO
patkta possessed an army of half a million men
he could leave a pufTlrlcnt force to attack the
triangle while lie moved with th<» remainder
around the eastern and western flanks. This Is
considered In the best Informed circles at the
War office to be impracticable with the. numbers
now composing General Kuropatkln's army, and
a frontal advance is the only alternative. Oper
ations, however, are likely to be marked by
feints or, the right and left. The Japanese prob
ably will make similar movements until both
armies b«-eome involved in a grent struggle.
General Kuropatkln telegraphed to the Em
peror yesterday that tho Russian vanguard was
in contact with the Japanese and that scouts
were in action along the entire line.
FleM Marshal Oyama's front has been rap-
Idly narrowing under the pressure of the Rus
sian advance and now does not exceed twenty
miles, "xteudinsr from the Yental mines west
ward beyond the railroad.
TO STAND AT LIAO-YAXG.
Baron Hayashi's View* — Hopes of
Media tto n Sligh t .
I»ndon, Oct. 11. — The British government Is
closely watching General Kuropatkln's forward
movement. Baron Bayashl, thf- Japanese Min
ister here, conveyed such Information as he pos
sessed to the Foreign Secretary, Lord Lans
downe, on Monday. Huron H;iyashl deprecated
the ridicule that Is being showered by the Eng
lish press on General Kuropatkln's proclama
tion, saying:
Even the assumption of an Initiative must
benefit the Rus^iun forces. I have no more >>»■-
Jlef that General Kuropatkin's move is a bluff
than I believe that Marquis Oyama's lack of
aggression Is due to an attempt to lure Kure
patkln Into a trap. The situation really seems
simple. Oyama, adopting the most cautious
method, ha* been fortifying step by step, and
never advancing unless he was able to insure
the absolute safety of his lines of communica
tion. He must have had enormous difficulty in
bringing up sufficient supplies and ammunition
for his large army, which were greatly depleted
THE LUIJKCtiIXG OF THE UNITED STATES GUXBOAT PADUCAH.
Oeatlaesd ea third sage*
MTP9 ANNA MAT TET9EH.
rmughter of the Mayor of Paducah. Ky., who
r.arr.ed the. ehlp.
MOB FRITCIIE'S SALOON.
GLASS DOOR SMASHED.
Residents Enraged by Bad Whiskey
Deaths — Another Victim.
After another death, last night, probably from
Whiskey, Frltche's saloon, at No. To.'. Tenth-aye.,
which was closed on Monday afternoon, was at
tacked by a mob of one hundred and fifty Inhab
itants of "Stryker's Farm." They had bricks
and stones. Policeman Qulnn, who has been on
guard, left the. front of the saloon for a few
minutes and the mob took its chance. It ran for
the place and hurled bricks and stones at if.
smashing in the nine by three foot front glass in
the door.
The mob's n tin. k dn ■ th« scene,
and there was ■•■ yelling en \'! around the saloon
in a few minut. • v- ard the ronfusloa
and ran down with bis club drawn. He easily
Intimidated the mob, which had organized
\- and had no ! ■■ drove it away,
without att<
I Another po-
Uoenu
The police fear fun t th«
met- in ba< kl
"That's B irtai I >w
The d»Hth last nlghl wa« that ■■■ M. Herman
Sachs. fifty-six y»an old of N"v KM West
Forty-ninth- et. lie reached home at : o'clock.
}!<• was stricken with blindness, " primary
symptom In all th« other rases. Then h!n
stomach troubled him. Mrs. Charles Vollmer,
who lives with th» S.i'-hs family, and who h.i 1
heard of the blindness symptom, run to Dr.
K*>lblg. of No. -.si West Forty-slxth-st lie said
Bachs'a was a case of alcoholism, md advised
that b< be taken at once to Roosevelt Hospital
An ambulance was sent for. Dr. Paddock, the
surgeon, took Sachs away, but by I o'clock the
inun \'-;is dead The hospital diagnosis of th
caae ■.is acute gastritis. Mrs. Vollmer said
Sachs told her when she sent for the doctor
that he had drunk some ><( the whiskey, and that
he bad jot It a! "that place."
STRVKER FARM MOURNS.
Funeral of Txco of the Victims of
Poisoned Whiskey.
Th* Btryker'a Farm district of the West Bide, in
which there have been recently many mysterious
and sudden deaths, was in mourning- yesterday.
Although Hi* coroner, police and health authorities
have not jret proved ''hat th*» deaths were
caused by drinking ■>■ poisonous substitute for
whiskey .•«"■,] in the tow "barrel" shops along
Tenth-are., the people of the district have accepted
it as a far? Hundred! of them stood with bowed
beads on the curbs yesterday afternoon when the
funeral processions of two of the victims passed.
Th« funeral* of Michael McAullft* and Charles
McLeavy, both of No. 9M Tenth-aye., were !i<»i(l
nt 2 :■'!'> p. m. yesterday. They had been delayed
a day that the coroner's physician might hold
autopsies and secure organs .or analysis by the
chemists or the Health Department. Mc-Auilfr was
one of the best known characters In the neighbor
hood and popular. 80 large a crowd of sorrowing
acquaintances gathered in front of the Tenth-avai
house that Captain Basse* had to send an extra
detail of patrolmen to k>op the crowd back.
McAullfT was bartender In the Glided Elephant
saloon. No. 7:3 Tenth-aye.. where most of the
score who died suddenly obtained the flasks of
whiskey from which they drank too freely. The
best evidence that he. had no hand in the mixing
Of the poisonous substitute, or at least that he
did not know that It wag dangerous, Is that lie
drank it himself. Many of the dead were his most
intlmato friends, who were attracted to the saloon
When be secured employment there.
Rudolph PHtchle, the proprietor of the place, who
was arrested 011 Monday night, was arraigned In
tho West Side police court yesterday. He pleaded
not guilty to the charge of violating the p:ir« food
and drink law. and was held in 52.500 by Magistrate
Cornell. The maximum penalty that can be im
l>o»ed on conviction under this charge is ten years'
Imprisonment, J;>.<XK) tine, or both.
The United States Internal revenue collectors
have Xtk M charge of the saloon. Collector Eidman
and several deputies vlslt«?.l the saloon yesterday
und confiscated a quantity ,of adulterated goods.
Ihe police earlk-r in the day discovered a two
gallon can containing the dregs of what appeared
to be wood alcohol. It was bent to the Depart
ment of Health for analysis. Collector Treat, in
whose district most of th. whiskey wholesalers
are !s taking steps to proceed against those who
supplied the Gilded Elephant saloon with impure
goods Coroner Scholar, last night at his home,
No 311 West Forty-eighth, said:
"We have positively established the fact that
wood alcohol was found ill the stomach of I/~hm.in.
What the other Ingredients of the concoction are
we do not know. So far we have only traced the
poisonous liquor to on* saloon -that of Pritcbie,
who la) under arrest."
The coroner found -1 print) d book in Fritchle's
saloon yesterday which he thinks will be an Im-
Dortant factor m future Investigation. Thl.-. book
gave recipes foi th<» making of whiskeys, wines
and cordials. It toM what colors were to be used
and where to get them, and laid particular stress on
the way to make whiskeys light and Htrong. "To
make rye whiskey forty gallons of spirits should be
used burnt sugar for the coloring and oil of rye
whiskey." said the l"'l "' -
PARKER AND HIS GANG, SAYS HOGG.
£nr TELEGRAPH TO THE TUIBINE.)
r>allas. Tex., Oct. 11.— Ex-Governor Hogg In an In
ttrview to-day said:
Democrats are not shooting off any ratification
Hr«wrn.-k*rs up North. I shall make no speeches
"Stride of Texas. All my political interests are
here This State needu my work more than tho
i. Mows In the North anil East. I don't think i*m>
oVlv Is well enough posted in national politics to
•II what th- chances for Democratic success «re.
hut t hi campaign leaders. Including Judge Parker
aM bis gang, seem to consider that the party has
a chance to win.
THTS T.ATTX^mN'O PARTT.
THE PADUCAH LAUNCHED.
Bottle Broken Successfully on Gun
boat's Bow.
The guni»oat Paducah, a sister ship of the
Dubuque, was launched at the yards of I'harl^s
1.,. BeabUry A Co., al Morris H'i^hts, yesterday
morninpr. Miss Anna May Yei«er. the daughter
of D. A. Yetser. Mayor rf Paducah, Ky.. was
the ship's sponsor. Mayor Tstoer was not
pr -ent.
Not a mishap marred the launching. When
the Dubuque wa.- sent down the ways, last An-
Ktist. the young woman who named the vessel
failed to smash the bottle of wine against the
ship. There was DO such unpleasant bidden!
yesterday.
The launching party went to th** yard in a. spe
cial train from th A Grand Central Station. On
Its arrival Miss Teiser. Miss Florence Yelser.
Colonel and Mrs. Henry Teiser, of Cincinnati;
Mr. and Mr?. 1.. 1.. Buck, ITrey Woodson. sec
retary of t! "' Democratic National Committee;
T. s Cobb, Edwin Paxton, Simon Hecht. Miss
B. Buckner. Miss Aline B.igby. Mrs. Henry
Bian, Mr. and Mrs. William Could, Miss c.ouM,
H. W. Marshall and Mr. and Mrs. John Cochran,
were escorted to the wooden platform that had
been built around the bow of th» Paducah. The
government was represented by F. I* Fernald.
Infpector ,-.' construction; R. H. Osborne. in
r- ior of -<;uipniMit. and R. H. M»BWeU, <n-
BpWtor of machinery
It was 11:1T> when the stpnal was given that
the Paducah was ready to tak» to the water.
Miss reiser grasped the berlbboned bottle of
champagne, and n.i til" ship began to slide
down the ways she broke the bottle against
the bow, saying, "1 christen thee Paducah!"
The Paducah's entry Into th.-> water was. greet
i d by the blowing of whistles, firing of guns
and cheering by the crowd. Later those In
the launching party went to Sherry's, where
luncheon was served.
The Paducah will be read] to go Into comm
ission next July. Her keel was laid on June
1908. Her length over all is 108 feet. 7
Inches; breadth, moulded, 34 feet, ;'» inches, trial
displacement \ <><< tons. Her speed will be
twelve knots. The Paducah is of steel construc
tion throughout. She Is copper bottomed, with
an outside sheathing of wood,
Her buttery will consist of six 4-Inch rapid
fire fluns. four tt-pounder rapid tire rums, two
L-pounder rapid fire guns and two Colt's auto
matic gun.--. •'•" calibre.
She is fitted with twin screw?, expansion en
gines and water tube boilers. Her cost will be
THE GEORGIA LAUNCHED.
(locs Into Water ai Bath, Me, with
Steam {';>•
Bath. Me.. Oct. IL— The largest vessel ever
built In Maine, the twin screw, first class bat
tleship Georgia, was launched from the plant
of tho Bath Iron Works at 1 .">:> >>. m. to-day.
A« she started from the ways sh.- was named
with champagne by Miss steiia Tate, daughter
of the late Major William Tate. and sister ..f
Congressman W. Carter Tate. Naval officers and
officials of the federal government and state
governments of Maine end Georgia witnessed
the launching. The weather was not wholly
favorable, a drtasUasj raii: having prevailed tr.
the forenoon.. The sky began dealing, however,
a short time before the launching.
Among the suests who arrived to-. lay were
Commander James H. Perry. IT. S. X. of Wash
ington; William T*. Fry.', president of the United
states Senate; Congressmen Amos 1.,. Allen and
Charles K. l,ltt!eti»M. of Maine; Judtre Clarence
Hale, of the I'liit^! States District Court for
Maine, General Joshua 1» Chamberlain, Sur
veyor of the Tort of Portia mi, and President
William T»e Witt Hyde of Bowdoin College. Kx
presslons of regret wen received from Governor
Hill of Maine and Secretary Morton and a*-
Pi*tant Secretary Darling of the Navy Depart
ment.
The lip battleship was gayly decorated with
flaps and bunting, as were also the otllce and
yard buildings. In honor of the occasion. Vis
itors from all parts of Maine had come to wit
ness the launching, and the party entertaine l
by the officials of the company Included r,,,\
'•rner Joseph M. Terrell of Georgia, Mrs. Terrell,
Judge and Mis. Hamilton McWhorter, Miss Ca
meUa McWhorter, Congressman F. Carter Tate,
Mrs. Tate, Miss Stella Tate and Congressman
W. C Adamson. all of <!e<irftla.
MISS Tate ,\as escorted to the launching plat
form by Vice- president John S. Hyde, who in
structed her in her duties as sponsor. Mr. Hyde
also had personal supervision of the launching.
A method somewhat different from tie usual one
of releasing th» hull by severing a cord w;>s
employed to-day, when sawyers standing be
neath the vessel severed the monstimn shoe
pieces with crosscut sawa As the battleship
began t<< movs Miss Tate broke a pint hottle <>f
champagne across the bow, naming the craft in
honor of h<*r own Southern State, and bidding it
a long and effective career in upholding the
name of the Unite 1 States.
As the Btera struck the surface of tbt> Ken
nebec River, the Georgia was saluted by nu
merous cratt and manufacturing plants along
Continued oa third page.
Enjoy Indian summer «lor't?f< on the Day Line
Steamers, Autumnal Foliage. Till Oct. 3a. ÜB le
— Advt.
FIGHT IN PRESBYTERY.
MAT BE HERESY TRIAL.
Warm Discussion Over Dr. Carter**
Letter—Action Postponed.
The Rev. Dr. Samuel T. Carter, a Presbyterian
minister, of No. 33 West Kighty-second-st..
Manhattan, a member of the Presbytery of
Nassau, was under discussion yesterday at the
annual meeting of the Presbytery, held in the
First Presbyterian Church of Oyster Bay. A
letter sent by Dr. Carter to each member of
the Presbytery niakts it possible that he may
So tried for heresy. It was over the question
as to whether Dr. Carter should be so tri°d.
dropped from the Church or supported by the
Presbytery thai the discussion was held. It was
finally decided to put off action until the De
cember meeting of the Presbytery.
Dr. Carter's letter, which has been published
in full, made the following statements, in sub
sta:.Le:
The whole scholastic theeiosj and the CalvlnistM
■jrstem that : - huilt upon i : Is untrue. The dS -
trlrie of the fall of man in Adam is a blunder. Th«
dortrinf f'f the Trinity has n»v<>r brought to me one
r.-!\ of light. F.M.I when I think how it has derided
• •hrl-tontioni «tnd nH off from the general Church
fellowship many of the most b^awttf'ii souls, I e>»
youth WHO it I'art never b«>en formulated. But I
„■••>• Jcsns 'hrist as tho well l>elove«l Bon
of God, .'Mid i:a» worship ami adore Him »«J» a fr"#.
grui U< irt. ll* has revelled to me the eternal
Father.
The received atoti«-m«*nl doctrines of our Church.
a'i angry <;<«l soothed and appeased by the blood
of an innocent victim, I i-annol accept; but I be-
I. .. with nil lav heart this: "God so loved the
world thai h« gave his only begotten Son. that
whosoever beii.-voth on him should not perish but
her* everfasttns life." Any Man's philosophy of
thr i.].<i ..r salvation, authoritatively enjoined.
see-n-- a mere impertinent f when placed beside this
■bnpl« nn>l sublime declaration, and in this I rest.
After the election of officers the discussion be
gin regarding l»r. Carter's letter. The Rev. A.
11. Fish said that he and his board of older? felt
that ■ clf-ipyinan who accepted the whole Gos
pel of Christ should not be disciplined. He
offered a motion that Dr. Carter not only be
asked to r»!i!;im, but that he be invited to appear
and more fully express his beliefs. The Rev. Mr.
Merrill, >•( Brentwood\ seconded the motion.
A rising vota was taken to determine whether
to turn the case over te a committee or to dis
cuss it openly. It was deckled to discuss it
openly. A motion to go into executive session
was lost. In the discussion that followed the
church Ailed up with women and with members
Of other denominations.
Th..- Rev. Dr. Knedand P. Ketcham. of Free
port, said he had known Dr. Carter for forty
six year?', that he loved him like a brother, and
;.eld him always in loving regard. Then he re
ferred to his statements as heretical. Dr.
Ketcham said there wen only two things t«; do
-to try Dr. Carter for heresy, or to drop him
from the Presbytery. "He has denied the" Atone
ment and is .1 rationalistic Unitarian." said Dr.
Ketcham, warmly.
The Rev. Mr. Fish demanded on what
grounds he rould call ■ man ■ Unitarian who
luid plainly expressed his belief in the divinity
of Christ.
l>.\ Ketcban said that disbelief tn the di
vinity of Christ was not all that pertained to
Unitariaiiism. and then offered a resolution t:i.it
a committee be appointed to express the Presby
lalra's high regard for l>r. Carter, and that the
stated ' lerk be directed to remove his name
from the roll.
There was a storm of protest aft>-r the read
hiK of the resolution. The Rev. Pr. Ketch.im de
fended his position by stating that Dr. <\irter
was a slnsjer, and not s prsaeasr. et a 9in«tna
preacher. He said:
He make* me think of ■ boy who thinks only
Of his father's love. He bees nothing else. 3om«*
one brings the boy a ni<»-i.iK> from his father,
but th.> boy will not listen, saying it matter* noth-
Ing, because he knows his father loves him. Now.
it's all very wet! to lie upttmist'c, but there ;iie
facts which cannot be ignored. Dr. Carter is like
the man who docs not go out too see that it Is
raining, but >its cooped up In h: house felicitat
ing himself upon what 8 bright day it is. He Is an
exhibitor? ...her. The character of his mind
shows In the letter, all this I .-ay with the ut
most affection for the brother. N.-vs-. we can ig
nore the letter. Dr. Carter evidently does not
fet-1 comfortable to remain h»re -in!-, sh »>■ Indorse
Ills Views. We cannot accept -such views. Why.
we should i" »»*orned if we seal him to the Con
gregational Church. We must try him for heresy
if we follow th- strict technical rul. s of the Pres
byterian, but that i.« the very list thing I wish to
bee done.
Mr. Fish, .• \\.ir:ti persona! Mead of Dr. Car
ter s:iid:
What is Calvinism. Is It »hnt Calvin belli Md
hundreds of years ago. or what h- believes to
day? Calvinism is tt living thing-— H has a body
and a ;-oul. '.' Dr. Carter has drifted ..way frorii
tbe body, be ti,l has the soul. Dr. Carter rats**
a larger ciue»Hon than thi't of Calvinism !«> our
church. He auesttons the fan of man. In th.i; as
l.» not atone. Professor Henry I Turn in expresses
similar view.-, lit- was tried, and the Scotch !¥! ¥ --
byterians upheld !.::n. If we cut Dr. Carter from
« ommunlon with our t'hurch we must dig up Drum
moud*a bones.
The Rev. Mr. Grace, of Roslyn. said Dr.
Ketcham had read too much In the .etter that
was not in it. He could not see that Dr. Carter
had rejected the iloctFine of the atonement, and
there \v»re voiced assents from various part
of the room. Dr. Ketcham replied that Dr.
Carter certainly had rejected the atonement.
lirewster G. Sammis. of Huntington. for many
years an elder in Dr. Carter's old church, spoke
kindly of his old pastor. He broke down from
« nntlnnrtt on amd pec*.
Eighteen trataa a day between New York and
rRICE THREE CENTS.
THIS FADTTCAH JUTLOAT.
A DEADLY PARALLEL
PABKEB AND BUCBXNASm
Mr. Cleveland 's Comparison Please*
Republican Manager*. \
[FROII TUB TSXBTTVB svas»».]
Washington. Oct. From a moat inn iui<stfr
quarter has come another body blow to ths pro**
pects of Alton B. Parker. Ex-President Cl— a '
land's effort to show why young men should w*si
the Democratic ticket, which appeared In "T&SJ
Saturday Evening Post." promises to prove a.
boomerang. Mr. Cleveland's chief argument 1%
that young men should cast their first vote top
the Democratic ticket because he first voted 1C
IB MB* when he cast his ballot for the "mature,
urdramatic. experienced Buchanan."
It remained for the champion of Judge Parks*
to draw the parallel between the Sphinx of
Esopus and the "Pennsylvania Sphinx." and now
the Parkerites are compelled to admit that the
ardent friendship of the ex- President promises to
prove even more detrimental to Parker » candi
dacy than the thinly veiled animosity of Will
iam Jennings Bryan.
It remained for the only living ex-President to>
rail attention to the striking similarity between
the weak, vacillating, timid and "dignified"' Bu
chanan and the Esopus candidate, and so de
lighted are the Republican campaign managers
that they purpose to send broadcast throughout
th» country the chief argument of ex-President
Cleveland, that if may demonstrate to men both
young and old. the particular reasons Thy :h»y
should not vote for a man likely to prove as
irresolute and incapable in the fact of a crisis as
did F.uohanan.
"The mature, undramatic. experienced" Judge
Parker has already demonstrated to the nation
his reluctance to express his views, his cloudi
ness of thought on public questions and his re
liance on "dignity" to save him from the ■•••■>
sity of exhibiting his lack of familiarity with
public affairs. .--ay the Republican leaders. Mr.
Cleveland has now pointed out Judge Parker*
prototype in American history.
i ltd men remember all too well th» adminis
tration -which th* "mature- and undramatlc *
Buchanan gave the country, and those young
men ■ho are not familiar with it will be en
lightened by the Republican National Commit
tee. Judge Parker's frequent referen<-es to>
the Constitution have a familiar sou: id ti> those
who remember the Buchanan administration.
In which similar references wore found mont
useful to conceal the weakness of their user.
Judge P:trker"9 abstention from frank utter
ances and unequivocal opinions a!s>o has a fa
miliar sound to the older sen-ration, and th«
warning against voting for a "dignified 1 sphinx"
■which Mr. Cleveland has 90 opportunely sound
ed will be amply elucidated for the benefit of the
young men whose memories fail to recall the sad
spectacle- of Buchanan's administration.
Mr. Cleveland tells the young men of to-day
how he in his early youth pondered well th*
question which party to espouse: how he com
pared the candidates and ultimately decided for
Buchanan, ■ decision he has "never regretted."
Such a conclusion resulting from the delibera
tion of the ex-President, the Republican mana
gers say. may occasion no surprise, hut the*
young man who takes Mr. Cleveland's advic*
•Ad "thinks for himself is hardly likely t<> re
peat the error of his adviser, or to find a single.
quality In the Esopus candidate which will ap
peal to hla convictions or attract hi* admira
tion, but rather, say those who have considered
the subject, the young man of to-day will
quickly perceive that to avoid a repetition off
the weak Buchanan administration he must not
choos* the silent, "dignified." evasive and un
certain candidate presented by the Democracy-
PARKER NOMINEE OUT.
Candidate Withdraw* in Judge*
Congress District.
l»T TELF.IRAPH M TBBJ T*IBC*K. I
Albany. Oct. 11.-EVerett Fowler, of Kingston.
■Democratic candidate for Congressman in Judge
Parker's district, the XXIVth. has filed Mi
declination with Secretary OT.rien. of the Star*
Department. The district Include* Ulster, Dela
ware. Schoharte arid « ttsego count The
Democracy there is disorganized. When the
• onventlon was held in Oneonta last week it
was proposed to Indorse Senator LWevre. the
Republican candidate, but the matter of making
a nomination was finally referred to a com
mittee.
Frank M. Andrus*. to whom th«? nomination
was offered, declined to PUB, and Mr. Kevin
was named without his consent. Th" time
f<.r tiling party nominations expired last night.
The Dems 1 its have also faEed to file ees>
ttflcates of Domination fur member of « 'cngn
in the XXl.ii District and tor senator in CM
XXVlth and XXVIIth districts.
STIRRED BY RACE ISSUE.
Xegroes Roused at Democratic Tac
tics—Wisconsin Reported Safe.
• (FROM THE TRIBVXE BIKKAf.I
Washington. Oct. 11.— Secretary Paul Morton,
of the Navy Department, returned from the)
Wes>t this afternoon too late to attend the <abi
net meeting and asJM at the Whir. Houiw some
time aft** his fellow members in .1 deemed.
'•! travelled as far We»t as th* Missouri
River," said Mr. Morton, "and found everything

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