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Amvscm-ents. ACADZIXX OP MCelO-O— S:15 — Vlrs'.r.iar. tolt*!***- OAWMBN6— Bi2O— The OevresTs Son. BsXASOO--6:lo-^nie OUt of the Goi<j^a ■ '»'• Tiivef— I—Uojri'e1 — Uojri'e JBtiiJe* N*WSBsi CaEITCO— 6:IS-^ The Soalal Whirl. OOOrrr ISLAND— Thompion A Danays Cr«»ter IflBH p»r S— T» •asjlan4— Ste«pJ est a » ». CXJIXmKKf— S:IS— Cherub. - XSNCK MtJBBE— The Worid In Wax. HJJOaEBSTEQC'S VlCTOßlA— B:l»— Vaudeville. LTCEUIf— T&t lion end the Moose. MADIC SQUARE OAROEX ROOT —8 — UemxeUe Otearpegne SCAN UATT AH BBA< —S — Fein's Vesuvius sad Hr* ■ works. MANHATTAN— KrenUer gauata. *C33W TOSS>~3— S:I3— Ham Tree. K£W TORK ROOT aAßDßSN— *Xo— VaudwtUe and S^- Ins New York. WALUACK-s— 2:ls— 8 Honor the Hayes. WEST EKD— 3— « M— Davy Crockett. Index to Advertisements. Pace. CUt P *^°°» Atnusemant » 6; Notice of Summon*." J» Stackers & Brokers 10 l'Ootani Bteaaa«» 1- •» Board and 800m5... S 8 Proposals • » ""JJ Carpt-t "leanln* » 1 i Real Estate J* " CJtationt 4 6 Restaurant* » - City Hotels « 6 Special Notloei 7 « Cbatiß«of Nam* 4 616 1 Steamboats • » 2 Dividend Notices 10 l|Btoraes Notices » » Deem. Sits. Wanted. 22 8-7 Summer X**™ l *,"".? tS Dry^nod. 9 7-« Surro.ate's Notices.. &■« Ercur»los» 11 ft-*l Tss.chsrT Apeacle»...» 8 FsnacclaJ 10 1 1 To t*t for Bus Purp. » « Furn. Rooms to Lst. 0 4 Tribune Bub. Bates. 7 -? Help Wanted .^....12 1 Trust Companies..... ll s>e Uistmctlon 11 0-e|Un«ur. Apmts. to I>«t » « Law Schools 11 fljWorll Wanted « --» Marriages * Deaths. 7 «-«! c -.■_. . ZVf^HJrrrkDailr! eribtinr. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 22, 1906. TBB VBWS THIS JfOK.V/A'o. F\>REJK>N>- The- Cuban government believes that th* lnsursext movement has reached its hirhest point: there was a minor affray In Ha vana province and Rural Guards are pursuing Bandera,?* forces: General Jo»6 Miguel Gomez lias t»K"" the field. ===== Slight earthfchocks continue in the Valparaiso and Aconcagua regions; a number of small towns are reported In ruins; relief measures are being actively car ried out at Santiago and Valparaiso. ■ ■ In eurgent forces in Banto Domingo have left Daja boa to attack Mont* Crlsti. and government troops have moved out to meet them. ===== Sosslsa reforms seem likely to be long delayed, snany commissions having been appointed to prepare bills covering the many needs of the nation; tfie policy of repression continues, and the Jails axe full, r- ■ China, according to a <H> patch from Tofclo, has promised to establish custom bouses on the Russo-Chlnese frontier. e= Tho Manchuria was driven further ashore on Rabbit Reef, near Honolulu, and there are fears that the vessel cannot be saved. ■ The Pai^-Amertcan Conference at Bio Janeiro adopt ed a resolution of condolence with Chill. ■■ There were unconfirmed rumors in London that the Greek Minister at Sofia had been recalled. DOMESTIC-— a result of the troubles be tween Negro coldiers and citizens at Browns ".•V2q, Tex., all Negro troops were ordered out of the state, i ■■- ■ The Republican State Conven tion at Springfield, IIL. Indorsed Speaker Cannon for the Presidency in 1908. ===== The Democratlo State Convention of Illinois tabled the request of Jlr. Bryan that Roger Sullivan resign from the rational committee. :-■ . . Eleven men braved death. In turn in an attempt to rescue their fellows In a gas explosion at Plttsburg. r. i Lieutenant Commander Huff, of the bat tleship Indiana, made a formal complaint to the Mayor of Portland. Me., saying that the sailors on the Indiana were being unjustly treated by the citizens of that city, i i The Ohio Demo cratic Convention was held in Columbus. • -i A Chicago dispatch announced that a marble theatre was to 1)* built In that city for Klaw & &langer. ClTY. Stocks . were Irregular, closing weak. ■. i Charles F. Murphy Bald he could find little Jerome sentiment in Tammany, while there was plenty for Hearst, i■• -; He also said the organ ization would adopt the unit rule at the state convention. :■ Jerome replied with a hot statement containing strong personalities, i r. Judge Rosalsky told the foreman of the grand jury investigating the Ice Trust that the Jury must bring in Indictments and not presentments. ■ Beaker Cannon, while visiting the city, ex pres&ed himself as pleased with the President's letter. r=r— r Cuban legislators in this city ex pressed confidence that the outbreak in that island would be short. ■•■ ■■• It was announced that the policyholders" candidates for directors of the New York and Mutual Life would prob ably be named on September 6. : The Penn sylvania Railroad obtained two small parcels of land which w«ro needed for Its station and over which there had b«en litigation. THE WEATHER — Indications for to-day: Rain and thunderstorms. The temperature yesterday? Highest, 78 degrees; lowest, 74. We desire to remind our readers who are mbout to leave the city that The Teibutse will he sent tv mail to any address in this country ok o broad, end address cluingcd as often as de tired. Subscriptions may be given to your reg. vJar dealer before leaving, or, if more conven ient* hand them in at The Tribune Office. See opposite page for subscription rates. PUBLIC UTILITIES ABROAD. A recent dispatch from Berlin reported Mayor McTaeHan as saying that be was not greatly Im pressed with the success of municipal ownership and operation In European cities of various pub lic utilities which in this country are commonly left In the hands of private chartered corpora tions. This expression of opinion will not cause touch surprise to Judicious observers and stu dents of such matters; certainly not to readers of the exceptionally Informed and informing letters ivhlch The Tribune's London correspond ent has of late been contributing to our columns concerning the administration of public utili ties In. a cumber of specimen British towns and cities. It will, in fact, be accepted as accord- Ing with and confirming the best expert opinion now extant. That Is not to say that municipal operation is everywhere a failure. In some places It unquestionably seems to be a success, giving Improved service at decreased cost to the public and without an Increase of taxation. la gome places its success in equivocal, the cost to consumers being cheapened, but the rates to taxpayers being raised. In some places, again, It is apparently a serious disappointment, the service sot being Improved or cheapened and taxation being increased. Some towns seem to otto much of their attractiveness and prosperity to the municipal system, while others, nt» Mr. Ford showed on Sunday In his Interesting letter from Scarborough, fare equally well under the old system. These considerations do not necessarily con demn the municipal operation system for Amer ican application any more than the apparent or Initial and temporary success of It In some places demonstrated its desirability for all places ; though there can be, we think, little ques tion that the trend of Intelligent opinion, based upon careful observation and study, Is increas ingly to the effect that European experience with municipal ownership and operation does not thus far justify a general adoption of the system In this country. The question is a complex one. First, it is necessary to observe in what proportion of places it works well, In what indifferently, and In what badly, and the reasons for its so work ing In the respect! places. Then the differ ences in general conditions between European and American muzJcipallties must be consid ered, end we must determine if we can whether American conditions, on the whole, resemble the more closely those in which tho system has succeeded or those In which it has failed in Eu rope. Again, the question of wear and tear and of tendencies with the lapse of time must be kept In mind. There are English towns and cities In which for a few years the system seemed a brilliant success, but when the plant had to be renewed and other conditions changed t»e balacco sheets begun to show different re sults. It is not a good thing for this country to embrace heedlessly any new thing which may be put forward in some foreign land, In drcomstances entirely different from our own l^jjatfpj^its pensun£=.t feu > l'.*)tt even, ihcru-ls demonstrated. It la well for American admin istrators to study /such mutters personally, at clew range, as Mr. McOlellan Is doing, and for intelligent and discriminating writers to pur tray the whole situation impartially, as Mr. Ford has been doing '■'■■ his letters in "■'■■'■ Trib une, for the Information and guidance of the American public. By such means, and through the observations and reports of such commis sions as that which has gone from this city to England to study the question, we may hope presently to be enabled to judge the European example at its true value; and we believe the conviction will then be general that the system which enjoys at best only a partial and limited success abroad is not suited to adoption In the great cities of the United States. In one respect, however, the European example is so well established and presents so marked a record of beneficence that we may ' reckon ■it high time for it to be adopted here. That is the example, not of municipal ownership and operation, but of municipal control. In Euro pean cities franchises mean something on both sides. They do not make of the corporations which receive them chartered libertines, but they subject them to a supervision as extended and to a control as unfailing as their own activi ties. There is no such thing there as giving a corporation a perpetual franchise and then turn ing it loose to work Its own sweet will upon the public There Is no condoning or tolerating high charges and poor service on the ground that only thus can dividends be paid. The govern ment does not concern Itself with the profits of the corporation. Its view of the case is that dividends or no dividends, the corporation has got to give the public a satisfactory service. That Is the secret of a great part of such advan tages as European cities have over American cities. To imitate here these features of Euro pean administration might not be so sensational or so gratifying to self-exploiting faddists as In discriminate municipal ownership and operation, but there Is reason to think it might-prove more practical and more profitable. MR. JEROME'S ISSUE. Mr. Jerome is laboring under a singular de lusion If he really thinks— as he says he does— that in seeking the Democratic nomination for Governor he is responding to some mysterious and sacred call of duty. He talks oracularly about obeying a summons too urgent to be denied, and about recognizing an obligation more binding than his pre-election promise to give New York County four years of brilliant and fruitful service in the District Attorneyshlp. Mr. Jerome seems to think that he embodies— not to say monopolizes— a groat political Idea. Others bar* fought, bled and died for that idea, but nobody else has ever quite succeeded In patenting It. Now, the District Attorney for Xew York County feels that he has stowed It safely away as a part of his political baggage. The principle he stands for is nothing less mo mentous than "political liberty." As he him self put it with engaging frankness in an inter view last Sunday: Presently the time came when It began to seem clear to me that the conditions were ap proaching the issue on which I made ray fight last year— the principle of political liberty. . . . I felt that having made a fight on that principle* once, if the demand should come to me I could not refuse to go forward to another fight for the same principle, whatever reasons I might have for not desiring to. It is evidently Mr. Jerome's conviction that liberty lies bleeding somewhere in the gutter, and that he is the proper man to organize and head a rescue party. Yet to the ordinary ear the groans of the goddess have not been audi ble, and ordinary Intelligences will be taxed to find the analogy he cites between last year's and this year's canvasses. In 1905, it is true, Mr. Jerome stood for re-election on an inde pendent ticket as a protest against "boss" rulo in the two parties and the smothering of the real wishes of the voters through machine made county conventions. His candidacy was a help ful protest against cut and dried methods in politics and did its part to brush away the obstructions raised in order to minimize the individual voter's power in naming party can didates. Yet for all that Mr. Jerome was hardly entitled to be classed as a second and greater Patrick Henry. Moreover, the conditions on which he now seeks the nomination for Gov ernor are as different from those of his 1905 campaign as they are from those under which the famous Virginia orator demanded liberty or death for himself and his fellow burgesses. As we see it, the District Attorney has merely announced his willingness to accept a nomina tion from the Democratic "bosses" if they think he can be used to advantage as the Democratic candidate. He is ready to stand as a machine made nominee, for if chosen at all he must owe that honor to the Tammany Hall chieftain who refused to accept him a year ago as a candi date for District Attorney. He will differ in no respect from other party candidates repre senting the ideas and policies of the organiza tions which selected them and appealing to the public on specific pledges and past perform ances. He will be tied up in no mysterious and Ultimate way with the great principle of "polit ical liberty." and liberty will not perish If the voters fall to recognize in him its most deserv ing and devoted champion. As a rump or Independent candidate — and signs point now to his running independently or not at all— Mr- Jerome will also represent the influences which rally behind him and noth ing else. He may contribute to break the force of the Hearst movement and to hold old lino Democrats to old line doctrines. In doing this he will be doing a useful and creditable work, but be will not necessarily be laying anew the foundations of American "political liberty." His usefulness in the coming campaign will depend, Indeed, a great deal on the extent to which he can divest himself of the fantastic notion that the eternal verities are put on trial the moment he enters a political canvass. CHILI'S ORDEAL. Next after food and drink, medicine and shel ter, what the Chilians seem to need most at present is an assurance that the work of destruc tion begun last week is really ended. The fre quent occurrence of minor shocks, nearly a hun dred of which have been reported in the last five or six days, is extremely demoralizing. Those who have made the most careful study of such phenomena Insist that the tremors which promptly follow a heavy shock are practically harmless and really a guarantee against a repe tition of disaster. Very few persons, however, are familiar with this comforting doctrine, and there seems to be no easy way by' which It can bo quickly disseminated where it is most required. The newspapers in Valparaiso have apparently not resumed publication yet, and It is doubtful whether official proclamations could be printed and distributed quickly enough to do much good. Perhaps it may be necessary to rely solely on that familiarity with the disturbing experience which will at last breed indifference, if not contempt. One of the most gratifying features of the situation is the intelligent and energetic action of the national government for the relief of the sufferers. Borne of the work done by the Chilian sailors may be attributed to orders from their Immediate commanders, but In transporting sup plies from other points the warships seem to have complied with instructions from Santiago. Again, troops appear to be employed not only in the maintenance of order, bat also in foraging for beef and other available food. If one of the reports from Chill may be treated, the gov ernment is already taking a long look ahead. It Is rumored that Congress will be asked to appropriate $100,000,000 to facilitate the re building of Valparaiso. Befior Pedro M<mtt succeeds Sefior Juruiau Riesco as President next month— September 1H being tho regular inaug uratian day la CuUlr-and it Is mmataM NEW-YORK DAILY TRTRUXK. WEDNESDAY. r ATT^TTST 22. 1903. whether "tills proposition* origluatoa with the outgoing administration or with the statesman who will ussui:»e executive responsibility a fmv weeks hence. It Is eqnclly Impoeslblo to tell, of course, •"hie the Chilian Congress would think of the project, or the manner Id which, assist ance, If -sanctioned, would bo n; ! /-! Never theless, the mere rugg«stlon that goch a scheme Is under consideration may lend MMi to the hundreds of property cwners on whom devolves the task of restoring: to the city its former prosperity. ' PARENTS, REBPEVT YOUR CHILDREN. We profess a strong feeling of sympathy with the remarks by Justice McAvoy In th* local Children's Court one day last week when he had before him a thirteen-year-old boy who had been turned out of horn* by his father to shift for himself, who bad In consequence been arrested for vagrancy, and against whom his father had the effrontery to appear as a complainant, ask ing that the boy be sent away to some Institu tion, as he could not support him. The Justice did send the boy to a protectory, but he told the father that if he did not pay 60 cents a week toward his support he would send him— the father— to JaiL He added that he proposed to do all he could to stop the inhuman practice of bringing children Into the world and then turn ing them over toitue community to be taken care of, and that In las opinion no man had a right to get married and hecome the father of chil dren unless he was willing to do bis utmost to support them. That opinion Is quite sound, and its expree- Bion and enforcement seem to be needed In a good many cases. Race suicide is doubtless a deplorable thing, but It is a thing of which no worthy nation stands in serious danger. The propagation of waifs and paupers Is a no less deplorable thing, and it is a thing that is real and actual, right here in this city, as well as widely elsewhere. It is obviously a dellcat* and difficult matter to deal with, in at least many cases. The principles of Malthus cannot be im posed upon the community according to a grad uated scale. Inversely as the wealth of the peo ple. If poor people want to raise large fam ilies it is their right to do so, equally with the rich, provided they take decent care of them. But if they do not take decent care of them, or if they throw them upon the community as a burden for it to bear, they would seem to be going beyond their right, or at least the com munity would seem to be Justified hi taking some action toward them. We recall the case of a blind man In Brooklyn, who was for many years a professional beggar on a certain street corner, and who meanwhile became the father of four or fire children, for whose support he importuned the public for alms. It is a Ques tion which was the more scandalous, that or the case of last week before Justice McAvoy. Even in such cases it may be Impracticable to prescribe Malthuslanlsm. But It does appear to be practical to apply generally the example set by Justice McAvoy, and to make such par ents understand that if they bring children into the world they have got to take care of them, and If they will not do It voluntarily in their own homes, through the promptings of that par ental affection which even brute beasts possess and display, they will be required to do it under compulsion in the Workhouse. It is shocking enough to have children thrown upon the state for support But for the state to accept such a burden and at the same time let the responsible parents go. free would be simply to encourage that sort of inhumanity and that imposition upon thrifty and decent citizens. Filial piety is a good thing to Inculcate, but so, too, is parental piety, even by means of the strong arm of the law. AN AMERICAN STEAM TURBINE. Curiosity In regard to the merits of the Cur tis steam turbine will bo stimulated by a paper which its inventor read the other day before the Society of Naval Architects and Marine En gineers, and which is now reproduced by "The American Machinist" This engine, it Is hardly necessary to say, Is an American production, and is extensively employed hi this country and In Europe to drive dynamos. The first applica tion of it to marine service was made in the yacht Revolution, which is now three or four years old. Between the turbines of Mr. Curtis nnd Mr. Parsons there are several points of dif ference, one of them being the number of shafts with which they are equipped. In tiie Allan Line steamship Victorian, for instance, there are three shafts, the central one being operated by the high pressure cylinder and the others by the low pressure cylinders. Mr. Curtis effects tho complete expansion of his steam in one cyl inder, and hence needs only a single shaft The Revolution is provided with two, but each is rotated by Its own engine, exactly as are the twin screws of tho Deutschland, which is pro vided with two entirely independent engines. There Is now no harm in saying that the Revolution was something of a disappointment to tho man most interested in her success. Ho hoped that 6he might attain a speed of twenty one knots, but she developed scarcely more than eighteen. < Suspecting that the fault might lie in the form of the propellers, Mr. Curtis changed these several times, but without ma terial result It now seems probable that the defect is in the model of the yacht, because she generates a noticeable bow wave, which is evi dence of bad design and which always involves a waste of power. This revelation, made by Mr. Curtis himself, shows that It is not yet possible to estimate fully and fairly the fitness of his engine for use at sea. The world will be in a better posi tion to do bo when two vessels now under con struction at Qulncy are finished and tested. One is the United States scout cruiser Salem, from which a speed of twenty-four knots is demanded by the government contract The other Is the Creole, a larger but Blower steam ship, which has been ordered by the Southern Pacific Company and which may possibly ply between New York and New Orleans. Every thing considered, it will be wise to anticipate nothing in regard to the performance of these vessels, but there is no Impropriety In referring to one fact which is already a matter of record. Mr. Curtis declares that the machinery of the Sail-in and the Creole will occupy only one-half the space required by engines of the recipro cating type developing the same power. Predic tions that Parsons engines would exhibit this characteristic were heard a few years ago, but we believe that they have not been conspicu ously verified. It will be interesting to learn whether in respect to compactness the Curtis enjrine really proves superior to its English rival. Although a more complete and convincing demonstration of the economy of tho Ameri can turbino In respect to Bteam consumption is needed, Mr. Curtis is already able to supply a little information on that point. Within, the last few months a small Teasel, the Kaiser, has been built for the Hamburg-American com pany for experimental purposes. Her displace ment Is considerably less than 2,000 tons. She was provided with Curtis engines, which, like the boat Itself, were constructed In Germany. The contract called for a speed of nineteen and a half knots, and when the Kaiser was tested she exceeded the limit by half a knot. Ma, Cur tis has been told that when the engines were doing their best they developed 5.700 horse power, and If that statement be correct; the coal consumption was L6S pounds an hour for each horsepower. What these figures mean will quickly appear to the uninitiated when they are compared with those hi toe official report of the recent trial of the British cruiser NataL At the top speed of twenty-three and a half knots that vessel burned 2.01 pounds of coal to the horsepower, at twenty knots she required 1.8 pounds, and at fourteen knots -.03 pounds. If the Salara is afclo to match tho Kaiser In fuel economy, vro iiuutflne tliat tL«i-e will b« llttlo complaint In AVaahlngton. The worst has come. Detween'them Controller MeU and Borough I>reßldent Color have Injected the automobllo cf.u.t anil nojrgles Into polttl • TS'hen you mcot a niohmonfl Korough man ■with a lantern those nights It would too Inc9r roct to aasume that. Ilk* Dlo»on?s, ho I- look- Ing- for an honest man. lie Is meruly tnli a to find his way home. By an enactment passed at th* recent session of tln> Lo^islature, and novr '•'■ iMts) Nswtound land requires Chinamen entering th* colony to pay a tax of £00 (9800) apiece. The taxation homo -.viui usod to head off a propoaat to brlQir :•.« hundred' coolie* Into th« colony to work at th* different mines. So far there has been no rush to pay the tax, and It Is not likely there will be. Th* President's keynote for th* Congressional campaign will be worth many -votes to every Republican candidate who has had a hand in making th* splendid record which the Presi dent Justly extols. On* thousand women nearly mobbed a store In Bt Joseph. Mo., th* other day In a wild scramble for bargains. Scores were injured, two fatally, but the survivors are ready for another rush as soon as the wreckage has been cleared away. The proprietors would make a hit by adding to their next announcement of bargains: "Ambulances In watting, and all Injured In th* "crush wtU be entitled to a rebate on their pur **chnsns ** From present Indications Mr. Bryan, when h* lands In this dry, will find the New Tork Democracy* anything but a happy family. THE TALK OF THE Dai. A Johnson County. Mo., woman found a new use for the phonograph the other day. Her husband was cavorting around trying to settle a swarm of bees by ringing a bell, beating on a dlshpan, and hammering the daylight out of a lard can, when she thought of the new phonograph In the parlor. She brought It out. started it going, and in a few mln»tea-the swarm of bees was settled and hived, THJB RTJUNQ PASSION. Dan Cunld cries: O maids, behold I I offer here Some hearts of gold!" The maidens soan With crltio frown His stock and ask, "Are they marked down?" —Baltimore American, Professor Wllhelm Wundt, the famous German psychologist, tells of teaching a dog to Jump over a stick. One day the professor commanded his dog to Jump, but held out no stick. At first the dog seemed surprised, and on repeated ordering to Jump he barked. At last he sprang Into the air and barked very vigorously, as if to complain of the absurd and ridiculous command to Jump when no stick was held out. In the Swiss Mountain*— ''Ethel, that awfully handsome guide kissed me a moment ago. Do you think I ought to deduct something from nis pay, or add to It?"— Translated for Tales from Flfegende Blatter. In Tunis, when a reigning prince finds It neces sary to go outside his Immediate family to choose his successor, he follows an odd custom. There the wearing of hair on the face Is the exclusive privilege of sovereignty. When the prince selects a successor he sends the court barber to the fortunate Individual to notify him that he may wear a beard. This Intimation is equivalent to a formal announcement that he has been selected as the heir presumptive. "The doctrine of "Love thy neighbor as thyself may be all right In theory," said the egotist, "hut I don't think it would work." '•No, it wouldn't do for you to go In for It." re plied the man who knew him. "You'd have to be entirely too demonstrative."— Philadelphia Press. A new way of restoring domestic peace is detailed In "The Buffalo Commercial." A man there was approached the other day by a distressed looking young man with whom he had a slight acquaintance, and asked to do this little kindness: "My wife and I have had a fight." the unfortunate chap said, by way of explanation, "and I'm afraid to go home. I wish you'd telephone to her that you caught me Just as I was leaving for Albuquerque, N. M., vow- Ing never to return, and that you persuaded me to linger and try to patch up differences with her." The possibilities seemed so great that the man did as requested. Result: The young man and his wife are living together again as If they had Just started on their honeymoon. Not Intended. — He (after introduction) — Allow me to Inform you that I am the last of the great fam ily of the Van 6iltens. She (thoughtlessly)— Delighted to hear it. I'm sure. — Lie Rire. JEROME UP THE STATE. QUEER TIMBER. From The Buffalo Commercial. What Is the matter with the Democratic party In this state? Does It consider freaks like Hearst and Jerome Its only available candidates this year? THE "SHAMEFUL SITUATION." From The Buffalo News. When Mr. Jerome speaks, in his statement, of "the present shameful condition of our political life in this state," he must have In mind chiefly the Imminent danger of the annexation of the Democracy to the Hearst political estate. For In the Republican party he notes the decided ascen dency of the elements that have thrown off the yoke of the boss and given the people at once the ablest, cleanest and most efficient administration the state has known In a generation. A ROCK OF REFUGE. From The Amsterdam Recorder. The Hearst movement continues to make head way In Montgomery County, clubs having been formally organised In several towns. Meunwhlle old-line Democrats who make their prayer to An drew Jackson and Grover Cleveland are crying out, "What shall we do to be saved?" and more are turning to Jerome as a rock of refuge. CONSERVATISM. NOT NUMBERS. From The Mlddletown Times-Press. As between Hearst and Jerome, each of whom says he is an Independent and a reformer. Jerome should command a, more conservative, if less nu merous, following than the other man. THE PEOPLE LIKE HIM. From The Watertown Times. He Is the type of man that the people have a liking for. and It Is hoped that the Democrats will nominate him. He would put an element of life Into the campaign which would be interesting at any rate, whatever the result might be. NOMINATION UNLIKELY. From The Utlca Herald-Dispatch. The present outlook Is that the frion.is of Mr. Jerome will experience considerable difficulty in having him nominated at Buffalo, especially under the conditions he stipulates. IT GIVES THEM COURAGE. From The TTtloa Observer. What he means t.y "the present shameful condi tion of our political life in the state" need not be defined. It Is already defined In the public mind In every corner of the state. But wait unill Je rome elaborates on that "shameful condition"! Why. It Is worth giving him the nomination In present party straits, merely to hear him do It! Tens of thousands take heart from Jerome's announcement ! WILL CARRY THE CONVENTION From The Albany Journal. Inasmuch as the plans to nominate Mr. Jerome at the Democratic State Convention were formu lated, sealed and delivered months ago, there Is no news in this declaration. Mr. Hearst will try to capture the Buffalo con vention, but we make the prediction that he will fall and that Mr. Jerome will secure the nomina tion as has been planned. IT THRILLS THEM. From The Troy Press. If the Democracy shall demonstrate the virtue to rise grandly to Us highest opportunity, and name that brilliant reformer and conquering cum paigner, William Trovers Jerome, for Governor the party win be thrilled, with an infusion of new life, and victory will perch upon Its banners. A STRONG CAMPAIGNER. Prom The Syracuse Herald. That Mr. Jerome would t>e a strong Democratic cundldate for the Governorship no candid observer who is familiar with his whirlwind campaigns in New York County will deny. But if the Buffalo convention should name him. It will do so in the fuU knowledge that his candidacy will rr.c&n a (cnnlda.tl* Jj»rcjcr*Uo a»iou:lcu to Xlaaxat. About Teople and Social Incident*. NEW YORK SOCIETY. Mrs. Astor and her daughter. Mrs. George OgUvy Hulg, are st Dieppe, staying at th* Hot*! Boyal. •iliry will sail for New Tork this wee*. m 4 M se u.-.ompunled by Mrs. Halg*s daughter. Miss Caroline I'ruytou. Uly. Duchess of Marlborough. widow of the late Lord William Beresford. will return to-day to Eng land. saUla* this morning on board the White Star liner Teutonic. The duchess has seen staying v this country for three weeks In connection with questions relating to the estate of her first hus band, the late Uouls Hamersley. (Mr. and Mrs. Edward & Thomas will leave Sara toga to-day, after a two weeks' stay there, and go to Newport. Both William F. Burden and Miss DU have been their guests at Saratoga, and wttl accompany them to Newport. The Prince and Princess Cantaousene-Bperanski have arrived to town from Newport, and wal short ly go to Bar Harbor for a round of visits. W. O. (Max Muller has arrived from England and has gone to Newport t* etay with SUena Dyer, ft He was formerly attached to the British Embassy at Washington, and is now Urst secretary of th* English legation in Mexico. Cora, Countess of Stratford, has arrived from England with her daughter. MM Colgate, and has gone to Ballston Spa to visit her mother. Mrs. Samuel Smith. Lady Btrafford. who -was formerly Miss Cora Smith, of New Orleans, I* th* widow of Samuel Colgate, of Ne*v Issll Wat si SM) fourth Earl of Straff ord. She Is now th* wif* of Marly T. Xennard. of England, and has a place, known as Uplands, at Mew Hamburg-on-the-Hudson. Richard King. Harry A. Bloodgood and Cort landt E. Taylor are all three recovering from operations tor appendicitis at the private hospital of Dr. W. GUI Wylle. in West «d street, and J. Gordon Douglas, whose engagement to Miss Annie Kountze was announced tne other day. wnderwent a similar operation yesterday at Bar Harbor, where his mother, Mrs. William P. Douglas, has a cottage for the summer. Mr. "i*"* Mrs. Robert Olyphant have left Oyster Bay for the Adlrondacks. Mr. and Mm M. Onne Wllaon are yaahtina; off th* owit of Norway. Mr. and Mm B. Osgeed Pell have left for Sara to»». where they will remain until the end of th* month. • Mrs. at. A. Field Is at th* Oriental Hotel, Man hattan Beach, where her daughter-in-law, Mm William B. Oasood Field, has arrived from Lenox to spend •> few days with her. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Havemeyer sailed lor Europe yesterday on board the Kaiser wnhelm H. They win remain abroad about two months. • — SOCIAL NOTES FROM NEWPORT. [By Telerrsrto to It* Tttbons.l Newport. R. 1., Aug. SL— The opening of the tea ms tournament at the Caatao at Newport usually brines out a record breaking attendance of th* cottagers, but the weather to-day was a, drawback and the crowd walflh attended the first day of th* play was limited to the enthusiasts of the game, and then the play was really the weeding out proc ess, and the doubles which had been scheduled for the morning: did not materialize, which left little to be featured. During the morning there w*ja« brief downpour of rain, which put a damper en th* fashionable crowd, and many went home. The rain, however, was not enough to prevent play on the courts, which are In fine condition. It was ex pected that during the afternoon there would be a match In the mixed doubles, which were started yesterday afternoon. In which Miss May Button Is a participant, but even this was postponed until to-morrow. In the afternoon there were the finals In the senior polo championship, and as this game Is played rain or shine, the cottagers prepared for the bad weather, and there was almost as large an attendance at the game as on Saturday, when the tournament opened. Pole to always popular In Newport, and It always bring* out the entire cot tage colony. Other than the tennis and polo, there was little going on In the' cottage colony, even luncheons and dinners belny fewer than usual. The Prince and Princess "Michael Cantacuzene completed their visit with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred O. Vanderbilt this afternoon and "went to New York, where they will be the guests of General and Mrs. F. D. Grant at Governor's Island. During their stay In Newport they have entertained much, and leave with regret. Within a few days Newport society will be called on to entertain Consuelo the Duchess of 'Marl borough, who Is to spend several weeks of the late season at Newport, the guest of her mother. Mm Oliver H. P. Belmont. and of her brother. LETTER < F SYMPATHY PROM QUEEX. British Sovereign Sends Message to Parents of the Late Mrs. Craigie. London. Aug. 21.— Mr. and Mrs. John Morgan Richards, the parent* of the late Mrs. Craig!*, th* novelist, have received a letter of sympathy from Queen Alexandra on the death of their daughter, as follows: The Queen Is desirous of tendering to the parents of the late Mrs. Craigie her deep sympathy with them In their terrible bereavement by the sudden death of their highly gifted daughter, who has been taken from them in the prime of life and In the height of fame. The Queen feels for the poor young son who has lost his beloved mother. rH.I'HS SI\G FOR CARNEGIE PRIZES. Thousands of Visitors Attend Boyal National Eisteddfod at Carnarvon. Carnarvon. Aug. 21. — The Royal National Eisteddfod opened here to-day with the custom ary picturesque ceremonies. The chief event to day was the choral competition for prises given by Andrew Carnegie, for which five choirs entered, representing nearly a thousand competitors. The North Staffordshire choir received the nrst prize and the Llanelly choir the second. There was a great vocal and Instrumental concert to-night. There are thousands of visitors In the city. In cluding delegates from the various Celtic societies of Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and Brittany. SECRETARY WILSON VISITS OMAHA. Omaha, Aug. II. — Secretary Wilson of the De partment of Agriculture arrived In South Omaha to-day and visited all the packing houses. He did not make himself known, and. after a brief In spection of tho several plants, left town without giving out any information other than to intimate that everything was found to be In a satisfactory condition. KOREA BRINGS LIEUT. ENGLAND'S BODY. San Francisco. Aug. 21. — The body of Lieutenant Clarence England, navigating officer of the cruiser Chattanooga, who was killed in the harbor of Che foo several weeks ago, arrived here yesterday on the Korea. Lieutenant England was killed on his ship by a bullet tired by a tvamun on a FrencU man-of-war who was at target practice. SIGNOR TITTONI WELL AGAIN. Rome. Aug. 21. — Slgnor Tlttonl. the Italian For eign Minister, who was taken seriously ill yester day while visiting Castel Tresooro. as the guest of Deputy Oiamforte, has entirely recovered from his indisposition. THE ROOSEVELT BOYS IN CHICAGO. Chicago, Aug. 31. — Theodore and Kermit Roose velt, sons of the President, came to Chicago to day, and spent the day sightseeing. The brothers, accompanied by two college' friends of Theodore. jr., are on their way to South Dakota for a hunting und fishing trip. They were the guests of Dr. F. 11. Smith. They were entertained at luncheon by Henry C. Moir, after which they wore taken for an autoimxbile ride through the parks. They left here for the West to-night. BRINGS BODY OF ADMIRAL TRAIN*. Victoria, B. C, Aug. II. — The steamer Empress of China, which was due to arrive to-day, has on board the body c : Bear Admiral Train, of the United States Navy, who died at Chef on Au gust 4. The body was brought to Yokohama, where funeral services were held on the United States flagship Ohio. Lieutenant Train, eon of th* dead man. and Flag Lieutenant Peck are accom pijsj-in* tha Uhly. William X. Vasjtarsffl. Jr. It was « ssj w , Belmont to-day that the duchess will tan !__. n ether side to-morrow, and "on arrival in i^T-*?" 1 * will come Immediately to Newport, her >.«£** W. K. Vftndertlli. jr.. going to New Turk t»" her In, the turbine yacht Tarantula. Taera ■.■*** a round cl festivities arranged tor the ftJu' who was always a favorite at Newport. * "***■ dr. and Mm Hamilton JIcE. Twombly win - their Newport season to-morrow to go to zjjjj for a short visit, after which they wttl a» ,'*'" place at Madison. N. J.. where they «q .:~* : fall months. Sines the drowning of theJrfelTl^ and Mrs. Twombiy have been seen little. r~-^*' Ing quietly at V lceland. "' Mrs. Charles Coster entertained a large -a— luncheon this afterneea at Sellevue Lei** •! table decorations were of American Beauty *•-.- iZi Among the cottagers entertaining at '-'- '"**. evening were Mrs. Ogden Mills, airs. v," ?J Knight. Mm J. R. Boley. Mrs. F. K. ituz^l. Beginsld de Koven and Mm George a &<>•• *' B» I. GammeU will entertain a large ssssj luncheon to-morrow at Gooseberry Island. ** Mr. and Mrs. J. Norman de R. Wbiteac bji '. visiting In the cottage colony during "teaaia wj *" Mrs. J. De Forest Danielson enterteJa^; V luncheon this afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Morris are th* guests if» and Mrs. Gallatln. IN THE BERKSHIRES. [ay Xalesiapb to Tim TRlwae.] Lenox. Mass.. Aug. n^-The Berkshire Hu.-.; sjsi out to-day the schedule of its runs sad *..« *.-! ma—cement that the annual hunt ban win 1, v el at Blantyre. the country home of Mr. ar.: x'\ Robert W. Paterson. Last year thefcuat U. ■*£, at Wyndhurst, the home of the tot* John Ss*a There will be two meetings of the hunt each ssjsß and each Saturday morning a breakfast wsl i, served. Those who will entertain are Cole:;? *• Mm Walter Cutting, of Pltts&eld. on Btpte." -- r I Mr. and Mm Spencer P. Blotter, on September* Charles Lanier. on September 22; Mr. sat *s* Glraud Foster, on September »; Mr. ajs] Bjs, Charles A tor Brlsted, on October «; Mr. sat sts. Samuel Frothlngham. on October 13; Mr. as* jr*i_ Hobb De P. Tytus on October 2. Mr. and y_ r _ William Pollock. In Plttsfield. on October 51 Ts» hunting territory has been enlarged this y«- sj . the hunt will Invade the Tyrlngham Valley, was* Robb De P. Tytus has arranged with Carsws la allow the hunters to cross their pro^iiCei, Mixed tennis doubles will be played at th« |sj | Club on Friday and Saturday for trophies sßsjs] by Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Patersoa. Th* annual tevttatlon golf toumamsst c. •._, Wyantenuck Club, of Great Barrtngtoa. wn: bjm to-morrow. Miss Gladys Teft, of New York, has wo- &• Berkshire County Women's Golf Cbampter.j.-. ;. , Miss Ethel Brooks started to-day for MsBBBi where she will be a guest of Miss M. L Part. Mrs. darenoe R. Edwards, of Waahtagsac. «•«> tsined at bridge whist at the hotel this mo-^t Mr. and Mm Samuel BusseQ. ef Bd:.»:;n Conn., will arrive to-morrow m Lenox tor •--.» BJ eeasaaL. Cottage dinners were given this eveatsg fey Spencer P. Shotter. of Shadow Brock. sad ■ 0 Mrs. George W. Folsom. The Wednesday Morning Whist Club vQ sm«s> morrow with Mrs. George G. Haven, at eußsyasfc Mr. and Mrs. Samuel HUI are entertoi.--^ . Shaughlin Mr. and Mrs. James J. Hill S*J - Misses Clara and Mary Hill, of St. PauL Mrs. J. G. Johnson, of Philadelphia. «ti toj been at Newport, has returned to Ltaox. Motor car tourists arriving to-day include Mr - Mrs. Edward Croser. of Philadelphia; WOtoa T. Lucas. Jr.. of Baltimore; George W. Mosje, oi Cleveland: "H. C. Selpp* and X N. Coke, of gssl burg, Perm. Colonel and Mrs. H. & Kearney. Miss Dmn^j B» Trac«y and Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Baft, of Sfaw Ml have arrived at the Hotel A«ptnwalL Mr. and 5ts w laaao B. Brokaw. of New York; ax* «spec:*J :: arrive to-morrow by aatomobQa, Dr. I* B. lna> of K«w York, has be«» oall«d to Ctaaaa. Cbcs. by the Illness of his mother, wtio to at bar ca«B9 place. Mr. and Sirs. William B. O. Field hsf* «::» t3 New York, whan they will be «ue»t» cr i^. FUin mother at Manhattan Beach. Th« Rer. Thaddeoa Bntbertey. of Otlrag*. hai been a guest of Edward A. Burdetta, ■tartet a-di? for th« West. Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton ICeX. TwomWr af*pMMl of Mr. and Mrs. William Douglaa Boaaa a: L : Court. Mrs. Robert "Wlntnrop «ntactalnad at dtnmr t> night at Bthalwyn. Mr. and Mrs. Edward K. T«l«r. of X wr T«i who have been at Manhattan Beach, r«c=2i2t: Lenox to-night for the autumn. They ava-eaMfttto Ins Mrs. C. K. Minor, of New York. Samuel Frothlnghaxn and Guy Ward ■tart** t> lay for Saratoga. . _^ The arrivals at Hotel AaplnwaU to-night fed—' Mr. and Mrs. W. C Sheldon. John T. Gray, Hr. Mi Mrs. M. C. Black. I>. I* Kenney. of W*w_Te* Mr. and Mra. A. C Lawrence. Mrs. M. T. ETrs'^u and Lawrence KLrsiris. of Boston. TO OPERATE OH MBS. R. C. VIEDTaBH-I She Must Cancel Engagements for the M of the Season at Newport [r.y Tatesrapa to The Trlbun*.} Newport. R. L. Aug. ZL-lt was annoencil «► day that Mrs. Reginald C. Vanderbllt. trio ■»» been orders by her physician to take cs^ l4^ rest. 13 to undergo a alight operation at ■■■ Point Farm to-morrow, but Jest what tb» »—* of the operation la cannot bo learned. It li •• that It la not serious, and th«» la no dang«» >> tashed to »t __ Mrs. VanderbUt irlU have to cancel tt? B^ tlons for the entertainments which she «=' »■•• nine to give during horse show weak. •• • take no part In the festivities of this ksisb. •■• can go nowhere where the. least thing •«■« «■' cite her. . .# Mrs. VanderMlt has not been In «*» *" health for a year, and It Is now hoped IBM «* will undergo a course of treatment which «10 s> store her to her former robust health. ESTATE WIDOW GETS Gift of Manual Training School to §■• wich Revoked by Testator. IBy Telegraph «s The Trtfcun«.l Greenwich. Conn.. Aug. a.— The will of NathsS** Wltherell has been admitted to probate. 3§* WtthereU being the executrix and Howard j| Shepard. of New Tork. executor. The original •" gave lands In Greenwich and &00.0D9 In t one* the town Of Greenwich for a manual U** ll * school. Mr. Witherell later revoked this Si**-, ■"? left substantially bis entire estate to his wm«» The gift of the school, if made at all. must cow* from her. TRANSATLANTIC TRAVELLERS. Among the passengers who arrived from Euros* yesterday were: 88. BUkVOtNIA. FROM raiEsro H. T. Craven. I M. C. Ch»««n. Mrs. W. U. s*«e4. \ * SS. BREMEN. FROM BREMEN Mr. end Mrs. H. W. AtiUn Bettor Jksl Ofc»t«lioC ■on. I S3. VAI>ERLAND.; FROM ANTWERP. Mrs. Beverly C. Doer. |J. W. Terkae. Amone those who sailed yesterday on tb* I*** tonl* for Europe were: Sa TKUTOXTC. FOR liVERPOOI* Her Grac . UU* Ducheae oi J. r>. GilUtt. _ _ Marlborous*. I Major M. £. ITtaMr. a. » -WHY JEROME IS WILLING." From The Brooklyn Eagle. - First, because political conditions m the etet**J New Tors, ar* "shameful." Tten there la i the tl« matter of liberty, to the tight for wWd> "• District Attorney feels himself committed. « *, still the Issue, and he "cannot refuse to go f»>js*^ to another tight for the same principle. "tS* his willingness to run. whatever personal re*w^ he might have "for not desiring to.' Ala* v** seml-ofJlclauy announced that be may have s-~ thing more to say later in the. week. , _^.- Well, bosses bad troubles of their own l»u "f and tor son* of them they were Indebte* w Jerome. The spectacle he then presented was ■£ preserve, but he to looking for a regular ,"^^s tlon now. So. there to literally no wesmblaaoew the dashrag campaigner, the champion of u»"™ who dotted the bosses last year. All that *» •** prfssive haa been taken from the spectacle. »■ short, l'uvtil has Ulscardea >.ac .-iiug. .V- • barked back to the stereotyped, ho >— ,***g correspondingly commonplace. Ike merest. x**»« In him dirc!r:lshca a.ccorOt=ssr.