a cartoon of Secretary Taft. dri«n by Mr. Bar
cia> of "The Baltimore Suti " On each side
of the Secretary's likeneJW * ere. cherubim, one
representing Taft and the other Sherman, hold
in* aloft electric globes. On the stamp were
the words -United Sta- Taftlca." Underneath
the likeness of the Secretary was the «--r.i
Taf , followed "by "pu~s : tlge. onesent." . The
-«rd went through the regular channel? of the
Washington postoffice and bore M cents postage.
Mr and Mrs. Taft were Joined this momin;:
by their daughter; Ute> Helen Taft, who has
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Itrclker at
their summ-r j»la^ at Bwt Greenwich. Conn.
Mre. and Miss Taft. with Charles, the younger
■m or the family, enjoyed a family luncheon
party to-day with Mr. and Mrs. F.arnard P-
Mimmack, the latter the cousin of Mi-s- Taft.
There were no other guests. Miss Katherine
Mimmack. the close companion of Miss Helen
Taft, made her debut iMt winter, when Mr-
Taft entertained for her. On Wednesday Miss
Helen Taft will leave Washington for Savahnali.
-where she vill visit Miss Dorothea Baldwin, one
of her Bryn Mawr schoolmates. The Secretary
and Mrs. Taft enjoyed a quiet dinner at home
to-night, having Charles P. Taft as their only
guest Mr. Taft will leave liliKtnn fot- Cin
cinnati to-morrow. Miss Helen Taft will join
her i^rents there m her return from Georgia,
and mm probably spend a short time at Murray
Bay. Canada. Kooert Taft. the elder son. will
SO to Canada at once. The boating, fishing: and
other sports of Murray Bay appeal to him to a
far preater depree than the social life at Hot
Representative James Kennedy, of Ohio, called
on Mr. Taft to-night. He desires to have the
national campaign opened at Youngstown. Ohio,
and asked the nominee to indorse this sugges
When Mr. Taft leave? his office in the War
l^partment to-morrow evening he will hav
finished his labors as Secretary of War. His
■aeeaaaac. guiini Luke B. Wright, will take up
the. unrk where Mr. Taft drops it. and will con
tinue it along the same lines of general policy.
Before Mr. Taft relinquishes? his task, howewr.
a great deal of routine work will hare to be
ifapand ot and even before he left his home
In K street this BTnlnc he had plunged into the
haatJWßi ahead of him. The time is short, but
the Secretary expects to turn over to his suc
cessor a practically clean desk.
Charles P. Taft had a talk early to-day with
Hm Secretary about his personal and political
plans. Arrangements have practically be»-n
completed by which the Secretary and Mrs. Taft
und their young son Charles w:l! spend the
Fourth of July at Hot Springs. Va. There they
*xp»»ct to remain most of the time until Sep
One of the bis ta^ks the Secretary was con
frontc-J srtth to-day was the sitrnin? ..if thou-
Fands af letters in response to messages of con
AT THE WAK IiKI'.UiTMKNT.
■ Accompanied by hJs brother. Mr. T;ift went to
The War Department in his carriage. He was
cordially greeted by officials and atta. of
the department. He at once attacked the mass
• •f routine work which he had to attend to before
relinquishing office. General Wright was await
ing him. and tr»pether they t<->k up with the
department chiefs the i i: in.-.-s which ha? to be
passed upon by ihe Secretary. On this Mr.
Taft was engaged until luii'heon time, when he
went to tIM Metropolitan Club with his brother
and one or two friends.
Within half an hour after his arrival at the
Mar Department Mr. Taft was overwhelmed
vith caller.". On account of tiiyrfi of business
lie fAw <-omparatively few of them. Among
thns*» t<> irhani be talked were Assistant Sec
rotary Oliver. General Bell, General Edwards
and other department chiefs, and Minister
Arango and Secretary Arosemena. of Panama.
The two diplomats said they called merely to
pav their respects to the Secretary and congrat
•ulated him on bfa nomination for President. iir.
Taft Inquired whether they had received any
further information concerning the Panama
elections, and received aaain am ■ that they had
not with satisfaction, as be said he regarded no
news as good news. He said be bad no cable
news, from Panama, to-day, and was inclined to
think the critical stage of the preliminary elec
tion had passed.
General Wright, who arrived from New York
late laft night, appeared at the War Depart
jiK-i.t shortly after 1<» o'clock. He immediately
banaa •■■ oaasMer with the officials the work he
1- to undertake on P7«daesday. He had con
ferences with '.'•Ti<-r;i! .1. Franklin Bell, chief
tit staff, and General Clarence Tl. Edwards, chief
«>f the bureau ■■■ insular affairs. "I understand.*"
j-aid Genera] Wright, "that this position of Bec
retarj sf Wer is something of a fob. and I par
poat to try to familiarize myself with its details.
I do not expect to take a racatloa in the ordi
nary BBBSC of the term, but will remain rirht
hen during the greater part of the summer.
Mrs. Wright will i main in Memphis for a few
■weeks, and then will go to the home <>f our
tanahter, up in New York State. I may join
Iser for a brief period. '
SENATOR CRANE CONFERRING HERE
Meets Frank B. Keliogg and Talks Over Na
tionel Committee Chairmanship.
Senator W. Murray Crane, of Massachusetts, ar
rived in the city last nir;ht and- went to the Wal
ri'.rf. where he talked over the chairmanship of
the Republican N.-.« ■•■■..-.' •■■■:■•■ with Frank B.
KMegg- Both ssen .asserted thai they <iid not
knew Who would be selected for the place finally.
" All the swashers sf the sub-eossmsttec of the
;-' aeaaanel aasstti ■ , which has the power of aam
• ing Um esjairssaw, will not pel together until th»-y
; meet with Secretary Taft. at Hot Borings, on July
ft, »nd not until thon will the final selection be
mu'lr . •: Epite of nnnors that a d'-U-rmination has
already bf-^n reached.
Mr. K>'l'^fr has been mentioned i:i connection
with th< chairmanship, but be saM last night the
sssei had not bees oskved to him, and thai he
could not and would not bodsbl it if the offer
f=hou!d b* 1 made.
.^ Mr. Kjeßegg eapeUs to be hi th« city until he.
Bssa to Hot Springs.
CASSIDY LEADS FACTION FIGHT.
i'i Files List of Primary Officers and Claims
■ . Regularity.
ITi lleiiiiih PiaM*'"* Joseßh Caasidy of Queens.
Dssnocratk' state cosssßfttasi «ed with the
Ftjrea ;sf Elections In Manhattan esterday after
. Bjsesi the names of ■■ men whom he has selected
to conduct the Fortbcomiug Democratic primaries
Ir. liis borne borousrh.
By DMs ad Mr. Casi says he has Kored the
flr?-t knockout for the Bition Democratic wing,
led by Sheriff Harvey of ... us County and Pat
rick Mure, at Flushing.
With the list Ik incloses The resolutions o* the
atata convention indorsms his Esctian. and an ex
tract of the election law. -.viii.!. makes a faction su
bMszsed the resular organization.
On the ether hand. '•■• Harvey-Mai a forces so
not intend to si: passive ut* let CltssM» carry off
the primary officers.
'"There's a. Reason."
TAFT ORGANIZATION OUT.
■" , State Committee.
The Taft Organization of4he State of New York,
of which Robert C. Osden \fi president and which
was founded to further the movorSent for the nom
ination of th* Secretary of Mr as the Republican
candidate for President, Is preparing; to disband.
The object which It- sought having been attained.
the organization s ready to leave the management
of the campaign to the regular Republican organi
The organization was founded by Louis C. Hay.
or NO. ITO Breadwajr, who In March gathered to
pether a number of friend i and admirers of the
Secretary of War. Headquarters were estab
lished, a campaign fund raised and hundreds of
thousands of Taft indorsement slips were sent
out. William M. Barnum. of Harvey Fisk & Sons.
is treasurer and W. T. Hutchins is secretary of tho
organization. When Mr. Hay. who Is chairman of
the executive committee, was asked about the
future work of the organization he said:
•The Taft Organization of the State of Nosj York
is probably going out of business. The organiza
tion was founded for the purpose of aiding and fur
thering the nomination of Secretary Taft for the
Presidency. None of our members are politicians;
they .-ire mostly business and professional men.
Our admiration for and faith In Secretary Taft
caused us to take up active work In his behalf,
without hJs sanction or any connection with him or
his managers: but with his nomination nt Chicago
cur work has doubtless nriand and the actual cam
paipning now devolves on th«» regular Republican
organization in this state, and you may rest as
sured that th? campaign in New York will be well
and ably conducted by Chairman Woodruff and
Congressman Parsons, in whose sagacity and exec
utive ability 1 have the greatest faith.
■•We are more than pleased ' that to New York
came the nomination for the Vice-Presidency, and
I predict a sweeping Republican victory for Taft
and Sherman in the Empire State next November."
U'OODRCFF BACK IS TOWS.
Hears That "Colonel" Dady Is
Booming Him for Senator.
Timothy '.. Woodruff, chairman of the Republi
can State Committee, got back to the city from
his Adirondack camp yesterday just in time to
read in an afternoon paper an Interview from
Washington In which "Colonel" Michael J. Dady
l.tincites his buoin for the first vacant seat in the
Senate from this stale.
Mr. Woodruff expects to l>e in the city most of
the week and will talk over the state situation
with various leaders. The state convention will
probably be held on Tuesday, September 15, just a
week after the primaries. He was inclined to
think that there would be no campaign meeting
for lhe nation.il ticket until after the state con
vention. By that time, however, the campaign
wiil have been carefully planned out in detail,
and from that tone on will be Tun off" in whirl
Mr. Woodruff expects to uper.tl every other week
in the Adirondack* until September.
Hero is what "Colonel 1 Dady said about Gov
ernor Boshes, according to the Washington dis
patch: "There is nothing definite about the guber
natorial nomination yet; but if Governor Hughes
wants a renomination he will get it. So far as I
know, he has n>t indicated that he wants another
term. 1 do not take any stock in all t'ne talk
knocking the Governor by certain leaders. If
:he time comes be is the most available can
didate he will be Denominated In spit- of the
"He would make a fine Senator." said "Colonel"
Dady. expatiating on the !ine points of Chairman
Woodruff. "J believe he will demonstrate by his
management of the coining campaign in carrying
the state for Taft that he ought to be rewarded
by an election to a seat in the United States Sen
ate. I do not think the argument for an upstate
Senator will be strong enough to keep Woodruff
out uf It."
NO BARGAIN. SAYS ME. FORAKER
Not Worrying About Ohio Senatorship Now
— Goes to Cincinnati.
R'ashington. June 21 Senator Foraker left Wash
• a afternoon for Cincinnati, where he will
.- remain about Sen days and then return
g to add about politics," said Mr.
PVxaker. "to a-hat 1 already have said, except that
.- no foundation whatever tor the stories
thai have been appearing In the newspapers about
tions upon the part Of mutual friends to se
gecretary Taft's support «-f me for return to
irn for my support of him as the
.an candidate. It will be time enough to
tne Senatorial question nft'-r we have
■•i the Republican Legislature of Ohio. 1 am
not bothering about that Question now."
PRESENT TAFT PICTURE TO CLUB.
The Mount Morris Republican club, the regular
Bepublican organization of the :-;lst Assembly Jtis
trii t, will hold a Taft and Sherman ratification
meeting to-morrow. A picture of Mr. Taft that
has been presented to the club by the members
will be unveiled. The speakers will be Representa
tive William S. Sennet, Senator Martin Saxe,
- ,i. Deegan. A. I>. Murtha, Joseph Brann, jr ,
A. B. Uedenson, Bernard Clarke, Samuel Marks
and Irwin Kurtz.
The North Side Republican Club of the 33d As
sembly District, Booth, "ill hold a ratification
g to Indorse Taft and Sherman this evening.
Richard W. Lawrence will preside, and the speak
ers will be Hal HH!, Thomas J. Rush iin.! James
LOUISIANA II I G II LICENSE.
Measure Passes Senate. 29 to 4—4 —
Governor Witt Sign It.
Baton Rouge, La.. June 21.— That Louisiana
should be a high license state, for the next two
years at least was finally decided by the As
to-night, when the Senate passed the
Shattuck-Gay liquor bill by a vote of 29 to 4.
This n • asure has passed the House and is
known to have tne Governor's approval. It
the minimum parish license at $">"0. the
minimum state at 1200, with maximum licenses
og up to several thousand dollars each.
ROBERT HUNTER FOR GOVERNOR.
Woifd Take Socialist Nomination — Won't
Get It, Says a Leader.
!' Telegraph to Th« Tribune. 1
Ford, '"onn . June 2>. —Robert Hunter, nc
g r ■ report here, may he nominated for
■■r by the Socialist party of New York
State ar its convention n«>xt Saturday 1n New York
City. Mr. Hunter does not take the story seri
ously. Nevertheless lie would accept the nonuna
•I don't iliink that Governorship story has any
ii al foundation," be said to-night. "Th< re laay be
of mine In Kew Fork who would like to
lave me nominated for the Governorship, but iln
party ■ artU not dm t until July 4."
The i of the party, Mr. Huntei en
-• l< led by committoi - oi
icus: that was done by th<- party as a whole
. ■ In the open. "1 think it vei y Mkelj ,"
li ■ it the party win nominate mtm
i one who has lwcn in it a great many years. S<>
' far as I know there la no organised movement •'•
lurg*«I urg*« ray Dominatkm for any plaa on th< party
; Secretary i". Solomon, «>( the New York section
! of Um So ialisl party, when attked last 'light wlmt
. iher« was in the rumor that Mr. i [unter voutd i <•
i nominated for Governor, r-aid: "There Is nothing
! Jr. the rumor. Mr. Hunter i> respected by lhe
i party. hut Ik has little chine- ot the nnmliiiilon.
i T!t« "lan iiiom likely to be nominated is loishua
j Wanhopf-. "t this i-i*y. who has had long-ir «-xp«sri
... in Qm Socialist movement."
< Joshua ■l,ho)M is the «ditor ot .i BOCUUiII puli
j .ition and has for some years been a speaker at
' nearty all the meetlnga of the Socialist party h<rc.
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. TUESDAY. J-UNE_BO. 1908.
FOR KQ LIQUOR" PLANK
WEAVER TO LEAD FIGHT.
Bryan Considering Injunction Reso-
Jution— Thirteen. Contests Filed.
Denver. June 29.— The fight over the ariti-injunc
tion plank in the Democratic platform is not the
only strugglo in which the committee on resolu
tions, and possibly the convention itself, may be
It developed to-day that the prohibition question
was to be brought to the front and that a desper
ate effort would be made to have a plank declar
ing In Its favor placed In the platform. The pro
hibition movement will be headed by General
James B. Weaver, of lowa, who demanded of the
recent Democratic convention In that state that It
declare In favor of prohibition. General Weaver
and his followers were not successful in their ef
forts In their own state, but have made arrange
ments to bring trie matter up before the national
convent! in. They assert that they will have strong
backing from "several delegations from the South
ern states which have recently passed prohibition
laws, and declare that' if the Democratic national
platform does not contain a prohibition plank, It
will only be for the reason that the hardest kind
of fighting has been unable to cause its adoption.
The anti-Injunction plank continues to provoke a
large amount of discussion among those party lead
ers who have already arrived for the convention.
While opinions differ as to the exact nature of the
plank which should be adopted, all are of one mind
in saying that It should be a definite and specific
statement. Such members of the national com
mittee as have discussed the matter are a unit in
saying that the wording of the anti-injunction
plank will leave no possible doubt as. to where the
party stands on this question.
It is now generally believed, however, that the
anti-injunction resolution • will not provide for
trials by jury Jn cases of contempt of court, or
favor in any way measures which might be con
strued as interfering with the prerogatives of the
BRYAN SKEKS ADYICK ON PLANK.
The friends of Mr. Bryan say that such of his
critics as are already expressing taemselves In
fear of a radical anti-injunction plank are fighting
the air. The plank has not yet been written; it
has not been drafted, and its form is still under
deep consideration. It is said to be the desire of
Mr. Bryan to consult as. many of the leading mem
bers of the party as possible before any decisive
action in formulating this resolution is taken.
The Ylce-Presidential situation remains, to all
appearances, about where it was yesterday, al
though the boom of Lieutenant Governor Chanler
of New York seems to li^ve weakened somewhat,
and his name is not mentioned as prominently as
It was two days ago. This is largely due to the
announcement made by Norman K. Mack, na
tional committeeman from New York, that he has
ho authority to speak for Mr. Chanler, and that
his interest in the movement was dictated by
friendship and a belief that the New York official
was well qualified to take second place on the
Only one new name was mentioned to-day as a
Yice-Presidential possibility. This was that of Gov
ernor George E. Chamberlain of Oregon. He is in
much favor with some of the party leaders, and it
is said he will be personally acceptable to Mr.
Bryan, if the latter is nominated.
The sponsors of the Vice-Presidential booms lo
cated outside of New York State say they are en
couraged by the fact that already several New
Yl k men have been mentioned as aspirants to
the Vice-Presidential nomination. They believe
that with the New York delegation divided among
that number of candidates, an outsider has a far
better chance of securing the prize than would be
the case if the delegation from the Empire State
were standing solidly for a single man.
'•Tom ' Taggart. chairman of the national com
mittee announced to-day the chaplains for the last
three days of the convention. The complete list [a
Tuesday, July 7, the Right Rev. James J. Kean.
of Wyoming; Wednesday, the Rev. C. F. Beisner,
of Grace Methodist Kpiscopal Church, Denver;
Thursday Kabbi Manuel March, of Seattle. Wash.;
Friday, "the Rev. P. T. Ramsey, of St. Paul's
Methodist Pptßcop*! Church, South. Denver.
Secretary Urey Woodnon ot ti»« nation*! com
mittee did not announce to-day the names of the
assistant secretaries, reading clerks and tally
clerks of the convention, a press of routine work
having rendered him unable to till out the list from
the large number of applications. The number is
limited to fifteen. %
CONTESTS FIfcED ON THIRTEEN SEATS.
Notices of contest have been filed with the na
tional committee involving forty-live seats, but of
this number the contests actually Wed relate to
thirteen seats, of these arc from the District
of Columbia, this contest having been filed to-day,
and seven are from the Ist, I'd, 4th, sth and Cth
Pennsylvania Congress districts. The Ist and Cd
districts, however, have only one seat each In dis
pute Notices of contests yet to be filed came from
Chicago and Brooklyn. In the Chicago cases the
Ist to the 10th Congress district are Involved, the
contesting delegations being led by Robert E.
Burke, of Chicago. Contesting delegations from
Brooklyn will come from the -d to the 7th New
York Congress district, inclusive, and relate to Hie
McCm-ren-Murphy fight Two delegations-at-large
were elected in Idaho, but no notice of contest
against the stating of the delegation headed by ex-
Benator Dubois has been received. Contests may
be filed any time, before the meeting of the national
committee on July 6.
The committee on convention arrangements paid
a visit to-day to the auditorium, which was preg
nant In results as far as increasing the seating
capacity of iho hall is concerned, but which brought
woe to the architect. Mr. Wilson. That gentleman,
with a keen professional eye to the beauty and
finished character of his work, had arranged the
seating capacity in such a way as to produce the
most pleasing effect on the eye of the spectator.
in s-o doing, how. ver, be had left a considerable
amount of vacant Boor space, much of which was
in extra width given to the aisles. When the mem
bers of the committee visited the ball to-day their
eyes at once fastened upon this extent of empty
floor, and Roger C. Sullivan, of Illinois, a t once
asked if more chairs could not be placed. "It
would Injure the scenic effect," replied Mr. Wilson
Mr. Sullivan in ;i single energetic sentence gave
vent to the opinion that wha' tli" committee de
sired was Beans, seat*, and then more seats, and
that scenic effect could take its chances or betake
itself to any place it chose to go to.
MORE SEATS, 11- LESS BEAUTY.
The other members of the committee, whose lives
are made a burden by ti:e unceasing demand for
tickets, cordially supported th< criticisms and con
tentions of Mr. Sullivan, and the net result was
that the Beating capacity of the ball was at once
Increased from the original number of 11,538 to
more than 12,700. The members <.r the committee
are now poring over blueprints in the effort to see
if they cannot still further Increase the possible
number or admissions. The alterations suggested
to-day also resulted In allowing seventy-five addi
tional seats tor members of the press.
The local committee on convention arrangements,
beaded by Mayor E. W. Bpeer and c \\\ Frank
ling and <'. M. Day, members of the Denver Con
vention League, held a conference to-day with the
national committee relative to the number of seats
to be allowed to the people of Denver. They were
given the assurance that the city would be amply
The national committee, which for several days
ban bee u in cramped quarters on one of the upper
floors of Brown'a Palace Hotel, to-day moved into
the more commodious quarters on the parlor floor
which M will occupy until after the convention has
GET A PENNYWORTH OF BRYAN!
Peerless One's Speeches Now Purveyed
William Jennings Bryan has joined the ranks f
i:..' prims donnas and tenors who add to their iu
comei by the royalties paid for their voices In
phonograph records. The Innumerable penny ai
cadea all over ths city now advertise panned
■percbei by th* man who ■earns sure of the Demo
crmUo presidential nomination as their chief at
traction, and tot .i <• nt one may beai th> verj
voice ol tin ;•■•:'!■ ni.itor discoursing on tome
vt his favorite topi< -
No figures arc obtainable us. io just how much
Mr Bryan's own fortune will . be.BwpUen.bjr tt«e
remarks on "Swollen ; Fortunes" that *erm to m
the »OS< popular Sf the sstfcrfkNui in the machines
Other speeches that have been recorded arc on
tho "Itnllroads," the "Trusts" and "Immortaiitj..
fTOULDITT "TAIL TICKET.'
Governor Johnson Sous It's First
Place or Nothing for Him., j \
I.es Moir.es JuM 29.- "I am not going t*r Den
ver" Mii.l Governor Johnson of Minnesota her,,
to-day "The story wasout that I would-be there,
but it isn't true. I proaeM to tend to n.y own
knitting and run the State of Minnesota In the
best possible way, and do a little Chautauqua work
on the side. However, I will be represented at
Denver. Mr. Day, Mr. Myers und other ood
political and personal friends or mine will be there.
They will attend to my interest*. If you call them
"If Bryan is the choice of the convention will
you se,-k recognition from the national yarty by
agreeing to accept the Vlce-Prebldentlal nomina
tion?" was asked. . '
"No no" said Governor Johnson quickly. I
am a candidate for the Presidential nomination
of my party. If I do not" got it I am not a can
didate for anything else. My friends strictly un
derstand this point. They know conclusively that
I do not seek other than the nomination for the
first place. It is up to the party. If they think I
can add strength to the ticket as Presidential
nominee, then I am ready to exert the best lead
ership that I possibly can to put the party into
Mr. Johnson addressed the Chautauqua Assem
bly here to-night.
DR. E. BENJ. ANDREWS FOR BRYAN.
But Educator Calls Taft ''Strong Man Run
ning on Reform Platform."
I By Telegraph to The Tribune. 1
Lincoln. Neb.. June 2;*.— ln an address before the
students of the University of Nebraska Bummer
School this morning Chancellor K. Benjamin An
drewa made it plain to bis hearers that he would
support William Jennirrprs Bryan.
Chancellor Andrews praised Mr. Taft. and aald
that he was a strong man running on a reform
platform. The Democratic platform, he said,
would not be radically different, in essentials con
forming closely to the Democratic platform of the
State of Nebraska, lie eulogised Mr. Bryan, rail
ing him a strong man, worthy the votes of Ameri
can citizens. His remarks were so worded that he
left no doubt In the minds of his hearers that he
would support Bryan In the coming campaign.
NORTH CAROLINA FOR W. J. BRYAN.
Convention Instructs for Nebraskan—Sen
ator Simmons Elected a Delegate.
Charlotte, N. <'.. June 89.— The Democratic State
Convention, which has been in session here a week,
adjourned Bine die at midnight, after instructing
for William J. Bryan by a vote of 523 to VM. The
convention completed the state ticket, elected dele
gates to the Denver convention and adopted a
The tifcht on United States Senator Simmons for
delegate to Denver fizzled out to-day, only ten
votes being cast against him. The delegates-at
large t" the national convention are Senator Lee
S. Overman. Senator P. M. Simmons. Governor
Robert B. Glenn and Major K. B. Ilule.
BRYAN WEAKER," SAYS HAYWOOD.
Rocktand. Me., June ©.-William D. Haywood,
leader of the Western Federation of Miners, says
Secretary Taffs election is assured. He asserts.
however, that the Republicans -ould hare nomi
nated a stronger man. Bryan, he says, is weaker
than in 1900. Haywood also asserts that there will
be a tremendous slump from both parties toward
the Prohibition party, and that the socialists will
more than treble their vote, expecting to get a
total of 1,500,000.
GRAY MEN CONFIDENT: SEE BRYAN.
■ f Trlcurapll.tn The Tribune.] - •
Lincoln, Neb., June 29.— Joslah Marvel, of Wil
mington, Del., and J. ft. Uwunish. of Philadelphia,
managers of the Gray movement, are in the city
to see W. J. Bryan. They declare Judge Gray will
be nominated at Denver, and say that Bryan un
derestimates Governor Johnson's strength In the
South. They say Judge Gray has strength not yet
declared. They called on Mr. Bryan this evening.
. . I
DENIAL FROM DAVID B. HILL.
Albany, June 29.— Albert E. Hoyt, editor of "The
Argus," received to-day a self-explanatory cable
message from ex-Governor David B. Hill, the ref
erence being to an interview which was published
widely as coming from Mr. Hill, on the day he
sailed for Europe. In this interview Mr. Hill was
quoted as referring to Governor Johnson as "the
poorhouse candidate," criticising Mr. Bryan, and
saying that "there Is no Democratic party." The
dispatch follows: , • _
Paris, June 29.
Hoyt. "Argus," Albany, X. V. ....
Attention Hist ealle.i t.> iilletre.l political tntt-r-
Yiew.s in American newspapers published after my
departure. They are fictitious. I authorize you
to deny same through Associated Tress and other
FREDERICK WENDELL JACKSON.
Frederick Wendell Jackson, a retired stock
broker, and for the last five years first viee-presi
.l, ■:,! of the New York Historical Society, died late
Sunday night ai bis country home, Westchester.
N. V.. following a serious operation about two
vi ars ago.
Mr. Ja kson was bom in Westchester sixty-two
years ago. He entered the brokerage business
early in life, and remained in it until ten years
ago, when ho retired because of ill health. He
leaves a wife, one son and a daughter. Mr. Jack
son was a member of the Metropolitan, Union
League, Lawy< rs, Union, Reform and University
clubs, and the Country Club of Westchester County,
the Sons of the Revolution and the Columbia
University Alumni Association.
1 1 ... funeral will be helil :it his home in this city.
:it No ill East 7-d street, to-morrow afternoon at
3 o"( lock. 'l'h ■ burial will be in Woodlawn Ceme
R. M. RIDGEWAY.
I By Telesraph t.. The Tribune !
Lawrence, .Kan. June Sfc -R. M. Ridgeway, a
pioneer railroad builder, died at his h'>me, near
Bismarck Grove, yesterday evening from hemor
rhages. As foreman of Company C, :'d Division,
construction corps, United States military rail
way*, he helped build the railroads for Sherman
during the famous march to the sea.
SIR EDWARD MALET DEAD.
London. June 29.— Sir Edward Baldwin Male! died
here to-day. He was born In 1837.
Hii- Edward Malei was Ambassador to Germany
from I^4 to 1886 He was attache at Frankfort In
is.m, and went to the following posts in consecutfvs
advancement: Argentine Confederation, Washing
ton, Constantinople, Paris, Peking, Athens. Horn.-.
Cairo, Brussels, Berlin. He was m charge of the
embassy at Paris during the Commune. He was a
member of the International Court of Arbitration
at The Hague, 1900-'O6.
GOVERNOR APPROVES DISMISSAL.
Albany, June 29.— Adjutant General Nelson H.
Henry announced to-day that Governor Hughes
had approved the Bndings of the genera] court
martial dismissing from the service of the Na
tional Guard First Lieutenant Hoy a. Rrooker, or
the 6th Battery. i'" l| d Artillery, of Bmghamton.
Brooker was found guilty of ■ charge of conduct
unbecoming an ofllcer and gentteman, in that he
failed to pay 136 for the use of a narse, which he
hue, i for military duty, although in- received that
amount by tin state fo» s*cfa purpose.
FIREMEN HAVE NARROW ESCAPE.
Four Bremen narrowly escaped injury "or dVath
when a tire engine overturned at Ma'rcy ; av«nu«
and Quincy street, Brooklyn, yesterday afternoon.
The engine, No. in. was turning the corner, when
it slipped and struck the curb and w,is wrecked
Th<; firemen jumped and saved > \hemwlv?£*^Th*e
bs»rsM 7 - ere not Injured. . •
BETTING CASES ARGUED
FIGHT IN THREE COURTS.
Bingham Injunction Matter Ad
journed for Briefs.
The new anti-betting law was the mainspring f>f
litigation in three courts yesterday, and to round
out the matter a policeman was tried by Deputy
Commissioner Hanson on charges of having ac
cepted bets on the Sheepshead Bay races. Jostle*
Blanchard In the Supreme Court heard arguments
for and against the continuance of the temporary
Injunction obtained by the *'oney J«land Jockey
Club restraining Commissioner Bingham and hl.i
men from ißtarfirll i with groups of persons en
gaged in conversation at the track. The club was
represented by John B. Stanchfleld and DeLancey
Nlcoll, while Corporation Counsel Pendleton ap
peared in behalf of the police. After the arguments
Justice Bliinchard InHtructed the lawyers to sub
The contention of counsel for the clubn was that
Hlnghum's ajsfl committed trepans. Mr. Stanch
field pointed out that the Coney Island JodM9
Club was a legally organized corporation and has
spent over $700,<»0 on Its ■ftBSSJsIMSjd course, wh*r.»
It conducts h lawful business. He complained
that since the passage, of the new law Bingham's
men have harassed the patrons of this track. This,
he asserted, constituted a continuous trespass on
the grounds. He aald he did not contend that a
court of equity could Interfere with the enforce
ment of the criminal law, and continued by saying;
Fundamentally our complaint proceeds upon the
theory that thes.; police oncers are interfering
with personal liberty and harassing and annoying
Individuals In the exercise of that personal libertv.
«nd ar« destroying the patronage and consequently
the income of this plaintiff and preventing people
from gathering in knots of two or three or four
In conversational Intercourse and compelling them
to move on.
He then road several affidavits made by persons
who said they had been annoyed by the police
when they were not trying to break the law. Mr.
Btanchfleld said that while the legality of oral bet
ting was being Inquired into before Justice liischoff.
he. asked the court to rule that the making <>( an
oral bet did not constitute a violation of the 'rjmi
nal law. The law. he said, was aimed at profes
sional bettors, such as bookmakers, and not at
Mr. Xieoll. who followed Mr. StanchfMd, dwelt
on the fact that Governor iiughe* had written to
Commissioner Bingham asking that the law be en
forced. On this point he said:
Now, It Is not at all surprising that, under such
Stimulus as the request of the chief executive, the
Police Department should be overzealous In this
matter, purtieularlv when, under the charter, the
chief executive has the power of the removal <>f
the head of the Police Department. So you find
here an Immediate invasion of our grounds by
Bom* two hundred policemen, who resort to various
acts of oppression against particular individuals. .
Corporation ClMlimi Pendleton contended that the
courts should not interfere with the police in the
performance of their duty. All that the new law
had done, he said, wa? to make an offence com
mitted within a racetrack inclosure punishable by
the same penalty as if committed outside the track.
He read from affidavits of Inspector:-? Flood and
O'Brien that well known bookmakers had been as
sembling In the neighborhood of the ring and the
bulletin boards, where they mak? bets. After r—
referrlng to the Union Square bomb throwing as
an instance of the necessity of having the police
prevent crime, he asked:
"What la the question here' Here we have the
police with the knowledge that certain acts are
being committed which are Illegal. I purposely
avoid the question as to oral betting, for whether
it he illegal or not we cannot be enjoined from
making arrests when the police consider the law
has been violated, but I do say that bnoltmaking
was being carried on here in defiance of the law.
and that bets were being made and accepted by
these bookmakers, which acts were unquestion
ably in violation of tiie law.
Mr. Pendleton said there had been no trespass on
property by the police, and asked that the tem
porary Injunction be dissolved.
While this case was going on Acting District
Attorney Elder of Kings County and John B.
Stanchfield. representing Melville Collins, submitted
briefs to Justice Bischoff in the habeas corpus ac
tion brought in th<* Collins case «>f alleged oral
betting. Down at the Coney Island police court
the sixteen cases of alleged gambling were ad
journed until July 12- Two of tha men. John
Weldon and Philip Donahue, did not appear, but
Mr. Elder said he guessed they had overslept and
would arrive later. The desire of counsel is to wait
until the Collins habeas corpus action has keen de
cided in the Supreme Court.
At Police Headquarters Edward OXeil. a patrol
man of the traffic squad, stationed ni Broad street,
was brought up on charges of having accepted
bets on th- races. He was defended by Julius
Mayer, who said there had been some mistake and
who pointed out O Neil's good record on the force.
Deputy Commissioner Hanson reserved decision and
held a conference with Commissioner Bingham on
Two arrests were made by the police at Bbe«US
head Bay for alleged violations of the anti-betting
law. The first one was made by Detective John J.
Dowling, of the Sheepshead Bay station, who Mid
that he saw Lewis Daniels, of No. 57 Second ave
nue, Manhattan, accept a verbal b*>t from an un
known man. James Hlekey. of No. 231 East S4th
Htreet, was arrested by Detective Joseph Miller
on the charge of recording a bet. Both prisoners
will be arraigned in the Coney Island police court
RACING EXPENSES FILED.
Coney Island and Saratoga Associa
tions Spent $13,000.
Albany, June 20. — Two of the several racing
associations in this state, the Coney Island Jockey
Club and the Saratoga Racing Association, filed
statements with the Secretary of State to
day, showing? the money they had expended in
opposing before the Legislature the Agnew-Hart
anti-racetrack gambling bills, the total aggrega
ting more than $12,000. The statements are cer
tified to by Secretary Cornelius Fellowes. for the
c on py island Jockey Crab, and President F. R.
Hitchcock, for the Saratoga association
The statements declare that the expenditures
were fOi "tetateera of counsel, fees and disburse
ments.' According to the statements ex-Governor
Frank S. Black, who appeared at one hearing be
fore the legislative committees in opposition to
the bills, received more than J2.400, and l>avle.«.
Stone & Auerbach about |4.500 from the two
The Coney Island Jockey Club's expenditures
follow 1n detail:
Davies, Stone A Auerbach, $2.570 15: SX-Gov
ernoi Frank S. Black, $1,443 U0; W. C. Percy.
9180 41; K. P. Cojr»», $2.298 28, and R C. Cum
ming. $i.04»; ::;>
The Saratogu association certifies to these ex
Davies, Stone & Auerbach. $t.o:7<>:: ex-Cov
eraor Frank S. Black. il.0»l«?; W. C Percy.
113631; K. P. Coyne. 11.723 7:'. and R. C. dim
ming. $TS4 7*.
WAR ON POOLROOMS GROWS
Coney Island Jockey Club Makes New Moves
to Prevent Leaks of Information.
The Coney Island Jockey Club took up the fluht
agaitist the poolrooms with more vi«or than usual
at Sheepshead Bay yesterday. Kvery possible
chance for a leak of information fror.i the track
was closed up, even to the extent of shutting off
the roof to those who have been accustosaed to
watching the races from ihat point of vantage.
This was done to prevent any Klgnalltng to persons
on the ontstde.
To add to the difficulty of sending out advance
information the Jockeyi were not jtosted on lbs
board until five or t«>n minutes before tha horse*
were called to the post, while the numbers on the
Saddle cloths were turned up with more than usual
care. With the telegraph wires cut. a clom watch
was kept -on tho telephones ti> see that none but
newspaper men used them.
AN EARLY VICTIM OF CANNON CRACKER
Newburg, N. Y., June LIV Ralph Burton, a lad
••f tins city, Is the season's first victim of Um essssssj
firecracker. Om which ae thought was not Hghte.i
exploded In h'.s hand, destroying his ey« und tear
ing two lingers off his rtghl hand- It l.i fear.vl
that the other eve hi IT (Tec u- it and .that he will b«
Keep your lamps
clean and brigkt
Q New lamps for
old is one oFthe
ce Duane Street
"TV* E*ion'M=ivhSy"s«w (rt* on mat rr
TROOPS TO THK HOhDER
«..ntlnu«Hl fr..tn nn r ,t ;,aK-
join the movement in other S) ': mm, and a
large force of cavalry '■■ been sent Into the
hills on the hMli of the fugitives.
FIFTY KILLED IS ACTION.
A Fight Near Las Vacua — Reported
• Order to Take No Prisoners.
[Uy TV!t-gr.T to The Tribune. 1
G.tlve3ton. June lil>. — A message froifl Torreoa.
Mexico, says that a detachment of soldiers after
a two days' march overtook a band of rewolu
tionists about -ixty miles northwest from La.t
Vacas. A sharp fight revolted, in which ten or
fifteen soldiers were wounded and about twenty
revolutionists killed and many others wounded.
The revolutionists numbered al>f*:t eighty ar.<t
the soldiers about sixty. Th- insurgents were
almost exhausted when overtaken and _were
short of ammunition. A second report gave tfee
total number of dea<l on both sid*s as fifty. It
is Odd the revolutionary party were hurryh-aj
to a rendezvous where they had a fresh supply
of ammunition and were to be reinf>»rced by
other members >>' their party.
Orders have been passed through the ranks
of the soldier* not to take any prisoners '-hen
marching against the (erolnHMilaffi Genera!
Morez male the statement that the political
prisoners are expensive and extremelv dan-
rou.s and are safe only when dead. The gfc*S>
leaders, however, will be taken alive vkesg pos
sible, and, according to the report from Mexico
City, they will have a speedy trial, and if con
victed will be publicly executed. The govern
ment has offered a reward of fit*, for every
revolutionist dead or alive after evidence con
clusive is furnish-d to show thai he was a
member of the party plotting against the gov
This afternoon about forty of the Sfoicaaj
whom the soldiers call bandits were esaasssj
at different points near the Rio Grande en the
Mexican side of th.; river and started fw Tor
reon, where nearly three thousand r- ai ara
mobilized. ALout twenty bsJms. above Del Rio.
on the Texas side of the river, a asaaj »f
tw.nty Mexicans, presumed to be escaping rev
olutionists, were arrested to-day by United
States mounted customs officers and brought to
Del Rio, where it was discovered they were di3
gujajil Mexican officers in pursuit of revolu
STZEL WORKERS SIGN WAGE SCALE.
Have One . Hour 'in Which to. Agree- to Re
ductions and Accept.
[ i;y Telegraph t • The Tribun-.l
Pitt«burs. June -Th- Amalgamated Associa
tion of Iron and Steel Worker?, after a four days
conference with the officers of the American Sheet
and Tin Plate Company. late to-night signed a
wasja scale for the year Ussjannaj July 1. By the
wage agrtement the workers on tin plate agree to
accept a reduction of " per cent, ami makers of
sheet ■ cut of 2 per cent.
It Is understood that the Amalgamated Associa
tion received ■If.tll only one hour in which ti:>
clr, with the employers. The American Sheet and
Tin Company is the only one of the Steel «rsesa
tion concerns to raestfl the Amalgamated f«aa>
ciation. About seven thousand sheet and tin work
frs are rrr irbers of lha union.
CONFLICTING NTWS FROM PERSIA.
Keported Victory and Defeat of the Insur
gents at Tabriz.
I.ondof. j ir..- .-.".a dassatel
■•The TfeBSFO" saya thai O— an ' L ' om "
manilir of tha trosas la tha
proclamation making his pow<
•ver The royal honsshtiM bj
reported disaifreemenc feets.
and Arn-er llallßiajl The Shal I rt>in "
forcements to the aid Of thf * ' I •
at Tabriz, a BtBSSaCTC an. l lOOta - ■*■•
Berlin. June 30— A dispatch from Tabriz ?ays taat
after seven days* hard laiitlßp the Constiruttsssl
party at that place has jeaftsM and ssetsi lh« P»>
don of the shah throush lha mediation of the Rus-
TWELVE HANGED AT TEHERAN.
St. Petersburg. June 9 A dlsyolili recetvof saal
from Tshsiaa says lhal toala* sseassen ti tne
National Coaacil, ceasMssaee •
have been BasSJ»sl
LAWYER ELOPES WITH YOUNG GIRL.
Surprise was oscastssjod in Jfamaror.eck a"*'la "*' l
I.archmont yesjtavday by the news of the e!op#
m^nt of Lewis Taylor, >i well known local lawyer
and yachtsa with Mi^s Mary f: I>onnel!y. the
eißhteen-year-old daaahtet of John Donnelly- Mr.
Taylor Is about forty \,-.,-s old. Mr. Donne!!}.
who is in the fiasaMaf, k«SSB M BJ New Tort.
first learned of the envoi •:> at when he received a
tetetpran from hta daughter, dated New York, in
wiu.h she told ef he> marriage to Taylor arsd said
that they were off for a wedding trip. He had saP
pOOld that she was visiting htf SSBBjhi hi N>*
Uochelle. The bride BJ a BoaaUl Catholic and tne
bridegroom a Protestant. U is s.iM that Taylor
admired Miss Deanelrji au» she was a SCBO«S«
in short skirts, and frequently told her that when
she grew up they would get married.
SCHWAB NOT TO BUY MEXICAN MINES.
(By Trl^raph to The Tribunal
Mexico city. Jaaa 3-The option of Charts il-
Schwab for the purchase of the Fotosi tr.W.e ami
the mif-lIM of ths Chlhaahns Mining compaMT
in Santa Eulalla district for |*.0«>.0fll> gold has
been declined by Mr. tWiwah, according to ad*^**
raeolved here to-day. He has held an option •«•
the.se ntnts f-r several months.
TROLLEY RIOTERS IN QUEENS FINED.
Eighteen trolley cur rioters, two of them *■•>«•»•
w.re arraigned yesterday before Magistral. Con
nelly in the l.ons lojaas City police eaast. «■»■■
of the psavtasss aas th. t«o young women »> ef
pathlzen. were taken from Ibe h*»l car which left
Celtic Park. Laurel lit* early yesterday murnin,
blid for the «tb rtMOl ferry. They not only
refused to pa, their fare, but denoun. tJ t u* polU*
tl>r , i; ..ut two saaai el JUsji.tr.t-
Conn* 1> Onod the men |i «.»ch and suspenaed
SSeSJ on the .omen. A * -nd •] mer,>
awhen who left HaftJj B.MH on •»• U»t car at
J.U o'clock in the mornln.. "sasal a dwturbann
and tM of them were arrested. Masistrate Con
n«Hy held them without bail until this moratn*
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