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Tammany Of .on-Wet Journey (via
the Eric) for Denver.
•.t«om dropping into the Erie Nation last night
TtTnsve thought themselves In a Bowery m
•"^tf good Jerfeyltes are familiar with such a
300n * Hatless and coßtless, the cohorts of the Sul
\£« climbed aboard the trains-all with a 'Pike's
ok or* bust* expression. The. bust part of -it
"provided for all right, for the first night's ra-
T*« dealt out consisted of six cases of champagne,
' n *, jjno quarts -of beer also for each car. *»
• r * "ot mineral water (this was dropped at the
£"* over the Pa*saic River), a case of brandy.
of rum. two or three of gin. and then' a few
"Tiering bottles of other things. In addition to
1* supply each car also had the requisite number
t limes and lemons, with just enough syphons of
rxrbonie' water to moisten the whole.
The Sullivan crowd got away on an Erie train
♦ - o'clock and only two or three men lingered
,*"_ _ enough on the way down to the, ferry to miss
it-1 rood record. The other Tammany men went
the Pennsylvania road. The first section was in
ch*'ge of Frank J. Goodwin, and the second one
in charge of "Tom" Rush.
The specials halted In the tralnshed for ten imn
t^, s after the gates were closed on schedule time.
•nd then almost everybody Inside the cars peeled
oo«-n to his undershirt— and a wonderful galaxy of
color those same undershirts made. Then prepara
tions were made for spending the night easily, with
out report to the berths of the sleeping cars.
physically the biggest man In the whole delega
tion was Percy Nagle. whose great bulk towered
ever the men about him. and to many who saw the
nd-off and heard the reports from the toy can-
Don, and saw that little machine dragged out by a
trainhand when the specials had left the shed.
Vaxle's words of parting came home with added
ittphasls. He eaid :
"We're big fellows here in New York; but the
further we get away from the state the smaller
we gft."
Those who went out over the New York Cen
tral were no more enthusiastic than would be ex
pected when the cumber of way stations before
tbTTtation Itself is reached Is considered. The
first section got away at S o'clock, with Senator
FTSwley in command. "Nick" Hayes, former
Sheriff and Fire Commissioner, rounded up the
crowd left over and got them away five minutes
iit*r. Francis J. Lantry was on the first train.
and was helped In gathering in the, wandering ones
ty.his brother. Captain John J. Lantry. of the
Bart Hst street station.
All of them agreed that it was up to Murphy.
The delegates said they supposed that the vote
of the New Tork delegation would be- cast by one
can-that one man. of course, being Charles F.
Murphy. Every member of the delegation who
ever had had his name In the paper said he had
rothlng to say. going to th« trouble of hunting up
the reporters to tell them that-
Candidate Wants Publicity, but Does Not
Refer to "World Recent Charges.
[By Teleirrsph «o Th« Tribune.]
Lincoln. Neb.. July ft. — In a speech to the.
_ .. ._ Travelling Men's Club to-night W. J. Bryan
said that unless the Democratic platform Included
■ tOsr.k providing for publicity of campaign fund
contributions and expenditures the party must
lock elsewhere than Nebraska for its candidates.
There were seven hundred guests present.
Alexander Troup. of New Haven, said that it was
the habit of New England states to send unln
stracted delegations, but that at Denver next
week they would be for Bryan.
•It is true." paid Mr. Troup. "that there are
two delegates instructed for Johnson, but they
will rote for him under protest." He closed with
a prediction of Democratic success, and suggested
that with a ticket composed of Bryan, of Neb
raska, and Archibald, of Connecticut, the. Demo
crat? of th» country could make no mistake.
Congressman Olli«» M. James, of Kentucky; Au
iruft-jf Thomas, the playwright, and Senator Gore,
of Oklahoma, slpo ppoke.
Bryan Opposed to Oil Man. and Pennsylva
nia May Follow Instructions.
rPy TVI-RTarh to The Tribunal
Lincoln. N»b.. July S.— "We are coing to follow
the instructions of Mr. Bryan and refuse to re
e]»ct tosses M. Gtiffey national committe^jnan from
P»r.nFTlvania." paid ex-Representative Charles B.
Eratz. trho If= with the state delegation from Penn
rrlvar.ia. Gu?>v led the fight on Bryan in his
ltff campaign, and, besides, is a big oil operator.
sjsi ; « iher»for» distasteful to Mr. Bryan. The
>tt«»r of instructions has gone to Denver, but as
near ■-.* I ran remember it was as follows 'I do not
favor The return of James M. Guffey to the national
committee, and furthermore will request that the
campalr- committee accept no contribution from
him. He is connected with moneyed Interests of
the country, and I bellev it will be unwise to
sce»pt =■• ■ contributions from that source.' "
[By -»>rT-«rh to Th* Tribune. }
Bl Iy?ui«. July 3.— Edward F. Goltra. \V. J.
Bryan'? schoolmate, whose Bteel works were ab
sorbed by the United States BteH Corporation, left
here this afternoon to confer with Mr Bryan to
morrow, two day? ahead of the time scheduled f r
t'm m take the Missouri dHesration to Denver in
his special ■ it. Goltra raid h* did not know what
the <onf»-rerice la which he was summoned would
be about. It is understood, however, thnt th»
(":->—. ami-Injunction plank, which Goltra 1« un
e>rstond to oppose, will be discussed.
Ten Others Injured in Accident at Cramps'
Shipyard. Philadelphia.
Philadelphia. July 3.— Two men were burned to
ieath KM ten others were fnjured to-day in a fire
which followed en explosion on th» oil tank barge
Ebeeango, which is undercoing repairs at Cramps'
»hip\ard. The dead are Herbert Page and Walter
Typon. Th«» m"** seriously injured is Joseph Bie-
BST, ■.' hr. is not expected to recover.
About twenty men were working- b«>low deck when
&n explosion, supposed to have been caused by the
Ignition of oil fumes, occurred. Most of the men
r ' • imprisoned by the. explosion, and had it not
teen for th» prompt work of employes of the ship
yard all probably would have perished- All were
rot o-ut of the vessel, with the exception of Page
Siid Tyson, whose bodies were found after the flre
»a«a had extinguished the flames. The barge was
tot seriously damaged.
Pyr«;<ru!=*, July Mayor McClellan of New York
•** atrrr-'-ri to have Police Commissioner Bingham
•■sign twenty-five picked men from New York's
for* of mounted police for duty at the State Fair.
This information was contained In a letter received
*•> Commissioner De Forest Settle this morning
irons Samuel Walter Taylor, who will be directly
in charge of the horse show classes.
The mounted police, besides doing traffic and
otter duty, will give exhibitions In the horse show
la* This is an unprecedented privilege the fair
eotnnriißeion has secured, and will prove one of the
k'<«e*t drawing cards the horse show department
•»** ever had.
"*■ July 2 — The. government Intended to pre
•«t on July 14 the Cross of the Legion of Honor
*c the late General George Sherman Batcheller. a
Ja<sre of the International Tribunal of Egypt, who
<*d lart Thursday. On hearing of the death of
*~n*ral Batcheller. M Pichon. the Foreign Mln
«*»»•. Immediately sent the rro«« to Mr White.
•'• American Ambassador, with a request that he
*** it on fix dead man's breast on behalf of the
• OT *"unait. Thi« was done to-day.
Three Women Drop Dead from
Shock-— -Many Become Insane.
Yusovo, July 3.— The bodies of '214 persons re
covered from the Rikovsky mine. here there
was an explosion «f gas yesterday, were buried
Fire added to the horror of the situation to
day It broke out this morning, and, penetrat
ing the inner galleries where there are 15<> men
imprisoned, made the efforts of rescue parties
almost useless. In the distance, behind the
of fallen wreckage, could be heard all day cries
for help. Fifty-three bodies were taken out to
day, all mutilated, some of the men having been
burned to death, while the heads and limbs of
others had been torn off by the force of the ex
plosion. Seventy-five wounded also were taken
out and removed to hospitals. Of these ten died
during the day and many others are in a pre
carious condition.
Three women who stood at the mouth of the
pit and recognized the bodies of their husbands
dropped dead from shock. A number of others
have gone mad.
The explosion occurred just after the night
shift entered the mine, at 5:30 o'clock In the
afternoon. The la&t twenty men of the shift
were still in the cage at the bottom of the shaft,
and they were drawn to the surface uninjured.
Rescue parties were at once organized. Six of
the rescuers were suffocated. The others
bravely continued at work.
In the mean while the five thousand miners
who had gathered at the head of the shaft be
came so excited that troops had to be sum
moned. They cleared the ground, and now al
low only members of the families of victims to
come within the cordon. The cause of the ex
plosion Is rot known.
No Hope of Rescuing Men Imprisoned by
Explosion at Las Esperanzas.
Las Epperanzas, Mexico, July 3.— An explosion
occurred late yesterday in plope 9 of a mine be
longing to the Mexican Coal and Coke Company.
About twenty Mexican and Japanese miners were
at work underground, and it is believed that none
escaped. Relief forces are at work. The damage to
the mine Is thought to be great.
Beporfs in Teheran Begarding the
Slaughter at Tabriz.
London, July 4. — "The Daily Mail's" corre
spondent at Teheran says that, owing to the
strict censorship of telegrams from th«J prov
ince*, nothing is known of the state of affairs
at Tabriz. It is reported, he says, that there
have been four thousand casualties there and
that seventeen hundred citizens have taken
refuge In the Russian bank.
Tabriz. July 3.— The trouble in this city broke
out again to-day when the reactionists and tha
revolutionists, after a brief truce yesterday
evening-, again began shooting:.
The revolutionists last evening hoisted a white
flag and Intimated their desire to surrender,
but a . reactionary mob took advantage of this
action to loot and destroy the bazaar quarter of
the city. The revolutionists at once recalled all
their men to arms. They erected another barri
cade and a bloody conflict began.
All the foreign residents of Tabriz have hung
out over their houses their respective flags.
They are not believed to be in danger.
There is a serious shortage of bread in Tabriz.
Teheran is quiet.
Berlin. July 4.— A dispatch to the "Lokal
anzelger" from Teheran, dated 6:15 p. m. Fri
day, says:
The Shah is endeavoring to win popularity by
posing as the father Of the people. His majesty
issues daily proclamations saying that he will
fulfil every desire of the people and also that
he will reduce the cost of necessaries of life. He
requests the people to show confidence in the
newly appointed governors, and expresses a
■wish for the return of peaceful conditions.
The leaders in the agitation now are quietly
recognizing the strength of the Shah's party.
Not a shot has been fired here in several days
owing to the severe penalties attaching to such
actions. The stores of dealers in weapons have
been closed and quiet reigns.
The discontent in the provinces, however, con
tinues. Force la being employed to compel sub
mission at Tabriz. Etescht, Bchlrax and other
cities, but the fear is expressed that there will
be a fresh rising against the Shah in the winter.
The Shah's victory, it is said, would have been
impossible without the aid of the Cossacks, and
consequently his majesty holds them in the
greatest esteem. Th- rumor that a corps of
25,000 Persian Cossacks under Russian officers
is being formed seems to obtain increasing
credence. It is said that Russia will undertake
their equipment and frfmament. and that when
they are trained the Cossacks will be spread
over the country. The Persian people, however,
are protesting against this scheme and threaten
to boycott Russian goods.
The feeling against Russia is growing, and
fears arc expressed that her intervention will
lead to international complications.
The Shah remains within the Baghshah Gar
dens. evidently fearing for his life, and prob
ably will not return to the summer residence
before October. It is said that he is encouraged
by his recent success and intends to order fur
ther energetic measures.
The rumor that th*> British Minister to Persia
has bee;; recalled is said to be without founda
tion. On the contrary, it is said that King Ed
ward telegraphed the Shah that he entirely
approved the action of his minister in giving
shelter within the legation to refugees.
Puerto OarteS. Honduras. July 3. — Fran-Ms (i.
Bailey \m still at large. Lieutenant P. W. Beery,
of the New York Police Department, left here on
July 1 on board the steamer L'tstein for New ()r
lean*. with Albert W. Bailey. Charles H. H. Myers
and «'aptain Albert Oxley in custody.
Samara. July 3.— Robbers boarded to-day at Ufa
a train on which two cashiers of the Satinsk Iron
Works were travelling. After the train had started
the bandits attacked the caahier6 and took from
them $18,000. They then «et the brakes and es
caped amid a volley from revolvers.
Usbon. July 3.— The president of the commission
of th* Chamber of Deputies which Is to Investi
gate the alieged Improper advances of money from
the treasury to members of the royal family dur
ing the reign of King Carlos, announced to-< Jay
that the first step would b« a gpeedy, rigorous ex
amination into these affairs. The Premier said
that orders had been given to the officials of the
Ministry of Finance to deliver to the commission
all documents bearing on the subject.
London. July 3.-The installation of wireless
telegraphy In the new Admiralty offices at White
hall was completed to-day. A etaff of operators
began *ork to-night. «nd the Admiralty Is now in
direct communication with the ehlpa which are
acting in the annual naval manoeuvres, hundreds
of miles away.
Pans, July 3.— An official note liwued to-day says
that as coon am the French government was ap
prised of the occupation of Aiamor by Gen*r«J
d'Amad*. commander of the French forces, and th»
installation of a municipal commission pending Vie
arrival of Moorish troops, telegrams were sent to
tne French commander reminding him that his In
gtructions strictly stipulated that he thouid not
cro6s the Oom-er-Rebla River, and directing him at
once to return to his base.
King and Queen of Wu'rtcmbcrg on
Count Zeppelin's Airship.
Krifdrichshafcn, July 3. — For the first time in
history a reigning king and queen to-day made
an ascension in a dirigible balloon. The royal
personages were King Wilhelm of Wiirtomberg
and Queen Charlotte, who are staying at their
castle on the shores of Lake Constance, and
accepted Count Zeppelin's offer to make a trip
in his airship. His majesty was the first to
ascend, and sailed for half an hour over the
waters of the lake. He found the experience
so delightful that he requested Count Zeppelin
lo return to the floating shed, where he prevailed
on Queen Charlotte to take his place on the
platform for an aerial trip.
Hearing that the King and Queen of Wurtem
berg had arrived at their ca3tle. on the borders
of Lake Constance, Count Zeppelin decided at 3
iO'clock this afternoon to make an ascension.
After manoeuvres he took the machine above
the castle and circumnavigated the royal park.
The royal family watched the evolutions from
the grounds of the castle, and when the airship
returned to the lake the King and Queen went
on board the royal yacht to the balloon shed.
Their presence was signalled to Count Zeppelin
and the airship immediately descended.
Count Zeppelin offered to take King Wilhelm
for a trip, and the monarch accepted without
hesitation, stepping aboard the forward plat
form, beside Count Zeppelin, Herr Duerr, the
engineer, and several mechanics, while General
yon Hellsinger. the King's chief aid, mounted
the aft platform.
At 3:30 o'clock the airship rose slowly in the
air 150 feet. Its bows then were turned toward
the castle, which was reached in eight minutes.
The grounds were circled several times. Then
a return was made to the shed, where the Queen
was waiting. The water anchor was cast out,
and King Wilhelm and his aid were transferred
to a motor boat. They landed at 4:04 p. m.
The King appeared to be enthusiastic while
telling his experience to the Queen, who a few
minutes afterward adopted his suggestion to
make the trip.
Boarding the motor boat her majesty mounted
the fore platform of the balloon, accompanied
by a lady of honor, while Court Chamberlain
Rassler clambered to the platform aft. Again
the airship rose at 4:13 o'clock, followed by the
motor boat, bearing King Wilhelm. Another
visit was made over the castle grounds. The
crows below waved handkerchiefs and cheered,
the 1 occupants of the balloon replying.
Th<= return journey to the floating do*ck was
made soon afterward. The Queen landed at
4:40 p. m., and boarding the royal yacht, went
toward the castle amid the cheers of thousands
of spectators.
Later Count Zeppelin carried out further steer
ing tests in a most satisfactory manner. Thou
sands of congratulatory dispatches from all
parts of the world have reached him. Among
them is one from Emperor William, which says:
"Heartiest congratulations. I stand by you now,
as ever."
Warm Discussion Over Children — Boys Now
with Marquise de Castellane.
Paris, July 4.— The "Echo de Paris" says this
morning that a meeting was arranged yesterday
between Count Bonl de Castellane and Mme.
Gould's counsel at the Hotel dcs Reservoirs. Ver
sailles, where the children were staying, in orriv^r
lo decide future arrangements in thfir intrr^t.
There was a long, heated discussion, which termi
nated by fount Boni saying: "We are only wast
ing time. We can resume the conversation later."
Then, according to the "Echo de Paris." the
children were placed in a waiting automobile, and
The boys are now with the Marquise d<» Castellane,
Count Boni's mother.
The "Petit Parisien" suggests that possibly Count
Boni took the children for a stay of a month with
him during the summer, as, under the divorce de
cree, he is entitled to have them for that period.
Lisbon, July 3.— Senor de Lima, Minister of For
eign Affairs, Introduced a bill in the Chamber of
Deputies to-day ratifying arbitration treaties be
tween the United States and other countries and
a bill approving a convention between the United
States and Portugal to determine the nationality
of emigrants of each country.
Honolulu. July 3.— A wireless message received
here from the cruiser St. Louis, now 1,060 miles
east >f this port. Bays that the ship, with Secretary
James R. Garfield on hoard, will arrive at San
Fran' isco on Monday night.
A tentative programme has hepn arranged for the
entertainment of thp officers and men of the At
lantic fleet during their stay at. Honolulu. It in
cludea athletic contests, baseball, polo, football.
aquatic sports, hoxinp and wrestling, fireworks and
a ball. Trips will be made to Pearl Harbor, and a
numhor of dinners will be given in honor of the
visitoi s.
Lima, July 3.--All the public buildings here dis
played flap:; at half-mast to-day as a sign of of
ficial mournine for the death of Grover Cleveland,
former I'rrsident of the United States.
Havana. July 3. — In celebration of the tenth an
niversary of the battle of Santiago a requiem mass
for the Spanish officers and men slain was sung
to-day on board thf> Spanish schoolship Nautilus.
Bishop Estrada, of Havana, was the celebrant. The
coremony was attended by the Spanish Minister,
many Cuban officials, General Barry, command
ing the United States forces in the island, and
other American officers.
Berlin. July 3.— Tnere Is much gratification in lit
erary circles over the announcement that Dr. David
Jayne Hill, the American Ambassador to Ger
many, will deliver an address at the opening cere
monl»»<? of the International Congress of History
and Sciences, to be held her© from August 6 to
August 12. Dr. Hill's subject will be "Ethical
Determinations of History-"
The congress will be divided into eight sections
and will attract historians from all parts of the
world. Dr. Relnhold Koher, general director of
the Prussian etate archives, is chairman of tha
organization committee.
Paris, JuJy 3.— The "Crt de Paris" In an article
evid««n'ly inspired by friends of Count Boni de
CastPllane expresses to-day doubt whether the
marriage of Mme. Gould to Prince Helle de Sagan
■will take place, and intimates that something Is
likely to happen to prevent it. The paper says it
expresses, the hopes of Mme. Gould's friends that
she will succeed in paving herself from the "dis
astrous influence of this prince errant."
Ottawa. July 3.— The Canadian government wth
introduce at the present session of Parliament a
bill to prohibit the Importation. man jfactura and
sale of opium in <"anada. except that required for
medicinal use. This action is taken owing to a
report by McKensie King. Deputy Minister of La
bor, showing the. alarming proportions which the
opium t raffle has reached among both Chinese and
whites In British Columbia.
San Juan. P. R., July 3.— Robert TorM and Fran
cisco (Juinone-s. who attended the Republican Na
tional Convention at Chicago, returned here last
night. A parade was organized in their honor.
Judge Bernard S. Rodey, who had a share in ob
taining the. adoption of the plank for Porto Rico
citizenship, also was cheered.
Quebec, July 3— Canada will entertain the Prince,
of Wales for six days, beginning July 22. The
Governor General and other officials will be re
ceived by the prince on board a warship on the
afternoon of July 22. The prince will land at 4
o clock that afternoon On July 24 the battlefields
will be dedicated. There will be a military parade
and the prince will place wreaths on the statue of
Wolfe and on the monument. "Aui Braves."
Antiquated Bookkeejring Besponsi
blc for Poor Treasury Showing.
[From Th» Tribune Bureau]
Washington, July 3.— There was an actual surplus
in the ordinary receipts and expenditures of the
government in the fiscal year ended last
Tuesday, instead of the apparent deficit of about
$60,000,000 shown by the official Treasury state
ments issued on July 1, the misleading difference
being due to an antiquated system of bookkeeping,
which Secretary Corteiyou is having overhauled
and modernized. The amount of new debt created
in the year was only $7,000,000 In excess of the
amount of the old debt redeemed, and $55,000.n00 was
expended on new public works, of which less than
half was paid for by the creation of a funded
debt. According to a statement issued from Sec
retary Cortelyou's office to-day, two of the fun
damental errors in the present system of making
up the Treasury statements are that the proceeds
of bonds sold are not counted in the receipts, but
all the money which is paid out for the purposes
for which the bonds are issued is Included in ex
penditures. In this respect the practice of the
United States Treasury departs from that of all
other important governments. The latter take
care to distinguish between ordinary receipts,
which are devoted to the actual running expenses
of the government, and extraordinary receipts,
which are set aside for permanent public works or
other special purposes. The total amount expended
for the canal in the last fiscal year was $84,825,328.
Under a proper method of bookkeeping this amount
would be chargeable to extraordinary expenditures,
to be met by loans. Putting the Budget on this basi3
for the last fiscal year, the account would stand
as follows:
Receipts *•*>!*>. RS»."fi3
Expenditures '..'. '. 674.726.427
Surplus of receipts $25,169,338
Pal* of Panama bonds |24.W>«.n40
Pale, at Treasury certificate? „ lf '- 436 'CV o ,
From premiums 1,500.000
Total . . „ $41,934,540
For Panama. Canal $37,627,329
For public buildings under Treasury Depart
ment ■•*.!.!.
For fortifications ' ".'.'.'. . .'. .'.'.'.'.'."'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.".'. 7! W*V2Sfi
For rivers and harbors 2!> .JVTO ..j*
Reduction of the public debt 33.000.000
The deficiency In extraordinary receipts paid
from surplus of ordinary r«»celpts and from the
free- balance in the Treasury was $75,890.78?.
The items Included under extraordinary ex
penditures are such as might properly be covered
by the issue of bonds instead of paid out of
current revenues. That they could be paid, even
In part, out of current revenues is an exhibition
of financial strength which shows that there is
no deficit except an imaginary one. The reduc
tion of the debt was. of course, only made be
cause it was justified by the large free balance
in the Treasury. In most European governments
the maturity of an old debt would be met by re
funding, leaving the principal undiminished or only
slightly reduced.
How much more careful other governments are
to charge extraordinary expenditures to special
accounts is indicated by a stance at their budgets.
In Great Britain, according to "The Statesman's
Year Book," there were issued in the fiscal year
1»7. to meet expenses under the telegraph act.
£1.380.000: naval works acts, £2.398,000; the public
buildings act, £134.000. and other similar items to
a total of £5.974.750. Tn France, outside the ordi
nary budgets, are comptcs speciaux, or budgets
for special purposes, such as the expedition to
China in 1900. The extra budgetary expenditures
on railways in the twenty-five years ended 1899
amounted to 1,315.000,000 francs, or an average of
BL\tif*i.noo francs a ytar. In Germany the budget
is regularly divided Into ordinary and extraordi
nary expenditures, the latter for the year ended
March 31, 1907. being 213,970.000 marks ($58,000,000).
Russia also divides her budget regularly into or
dinary and extraordinary, tne latter including new
railway construction, which is usually covered by
loans. Moreover, in most European governments
some control is exercised by the finance depart
ment over the budget through the system of a
responsible ministry. It is rare that an appro
priation is made which does not orginate in or
Is not at least approved by the finance department.
Secretary Corteiyou has had under consideration
for some time a thorough revision of the Treasury
statements, with a view to making them repre
sent accurately and in easily understood form the
exact condition of the government's finances.
A Trained Executive He Calls Him
— Praises Boosevelt.
txiu Payn was in New York yesterday afternoon
on bis way with Mrs. Payn from his upstate baili
wick to Ambler. W. Va.. where he is to spend the
summer looking over Ills oil wells. Incidentally.
Mr. Pavn talked of the political situation. First
of all be insisted that the reporter should make it
clear he was strong for Taft.
"About five months ago," said Mr. Payn. "I
called on President Roosevelt, and he introduced
me to Mr. Taft. He Impressed me so favorably
that I called up my old friend. Herman Living
ston who was a member of Mr. Taft's class at
Yale and asked him what sort of chap Taft was
at college. The reply Mr. Livingston gave me was
entirely In accord with what I expected."
Mr. Payn, who has attended every Republican
National Convention since 1564. said that he
thought the best thing President Roosevelt had
done since he first held public office was to in
sist on having Taft as his successor. "Our Presi
dents," he observed, "have been chance hits. That
we have had so many good men is attributable to
our luck. In the case of Mr. Taft we have, a
trained executive. I think that his job as Gov
ernor of the Philippines was more difficult than
being the Chief Magistrate of the United States.
"Taft showed his ability there, as he has in
every office he has held, lie is a great man, and
also he Is personally the sort of man who will
win votes by his good nature and all around
Regarding Mr. Roosevelt Mr. Payn remarked:
"I told him not long ago that I took oil my hat
to him as the most adroit, resourceful and capable
politician who ever lived in the White House.
Whatever differences in opinion may have arisen
between Theodora Roosevelt and myself were
passed up four years ago.
••I once said that Theodore Roosevelt didn't have
a drop of Republican blood in his veins. I meant
It when I said it. and I still believe that at that
time I was right in my Judgment. He has changed
Bince and to-day i think he is probably the moat
popular man who has ever teen President of the
United States. Understand, my remark is not a
criticism of former Presidents. What I mean is
that Mr. Roosevelt is close to the average Ameri
can In sentiment and sympathy.
"As for the Democratic convention," lie con
tinued "I think it almost unnecessary to com
ment ' Of course, Bryan has the nomination
canned and labelled. The Vice-Presidential nomi
nation at the Democratic convention doesn't in
terest me at all, because I think that it is merely
a temporary honor, lasting only between now and
Election Day."
Mr Payn will leave New York In a day or two.
he naid and Herman Livingston, with his eon.
Henry, who is a student at Yale, will be his guest
In West Virginia.
Rudolph Fleischer is a manufacturer of Teddy
bears, or at least he was until Mr. Taft was nomi
nated' for President. Now he is plaintiff in a suit
against Stelnfeld Brothers, toy dealers, of No. 630
Broadway. According to Maurice B. A Daniel W.
Blumenthal. counsel for Fleischer. Steinfeld
Brothers follow the political situation closely, and
they figured that President Roosevelt would accept
a third term. Teddy bears would still be a valuable
investment with Mr. Roosevelt in the White House
four years more. Fleischer says they are white
elephants now. He also says Steinfeld Brothers
ordered 625 dozen Teddy bears from htm before the
Republican convention, and that they accepted
twenty dozen, but don't want any more. Fleischer
says they broke their contract, and now he wants
The train service to W«ft*n points by the Pennsylvania Railroad is com
plete and comprehensive. The section of Al Mf MVMi n.' - *■% from
the Great Lakes to the Mid-Mississippi Valley, is like an open fan of
New York is the pivot. If the final destination is h*»\oml a terminus of th«
System the connections for Northwest, West, or S«*j|k*jsj| are equally OmA
There are 12 trains to Pittsburgh, 7 to Chicago. "• la St. Louis, •"> to Cin
cinnati. 4 to Cleveland, ami 3 to Toledo wtmj <la\. They leave New York at
hours tested by experience as the best adjusted to the requirement* of every class
of travel. They all offer a hi?h srrade of equipn.-tit mmmfm% to the taste or
means of the traveler, but among them are the chaicHl trains of the world.
Easily first is the "Pennsylvania Special" (tt hours to CfciisyV It l*ave»
the setting sun in Pennsylvania and greets the rising sun in Western Indiana.
Others are "The Pennsylvania Limited" {mmmmg train to Chiracs 23 hours),
the "Chicago Limited" (evening train to Chica-o. 24 hours ). the "'St. Louis
Limited" (afternoon train to St. Louis. 27'j hmirst. '"St. LhM Expr° -
(evening train to St. Louis, 28 hours), the '-Cleveland and Cincinnati Express"
(evening train, 16 hours to Cleveland. 22 to Cincinnati).
The specific leaving time of this great group of trail's is m follows : For Chicago,
7.5.5 A. M., 10.55 A. M.. 1.55 P. M., 3.55 P. M., 4.55 P. M., 5.55 P. M., and ■ %5
P. M. For St. Louis 7.55 A. M., 10.55 A. M.. 1.55 P. M., and 6.25 P. M. For
Cincinnati, 7.55 A. M., 10.55 A. M., 1-35 P. M.. 6.25 P. M., and 5.25 P. M. For
Cleveland, 10.55 A. M., 4.55 P. M., 7.55 P. M., and 5.25 P. M. For Toledo,
10.55 A. M.. 4.55 P. M., and 7.55 P. M.
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Cabinet Goes with Him — Katsura
May Be Premier.
Tokio. July 3.— The Premier. Marquis Sai^nji, de
cided to tender his resignation some days ago and
requested the acquiescence of the members of hft
Cabinet, each of whom banded him his resignation
All the resignations will be tendered to the Em
peror to-morrow morning. Marquis Katsura, who
was formerly Premier, probably will succeed Mar
quis Saionji. although Admiral Count Tamamoto.
former Minister of Marine. Is a strong eardidate
for the- Premiership. If Marquis Katsura obtains
the place Count Komura. now ambassador In Lon
don, is almost certain to succeed Count Hayashl,
the present Minister of Foreign Affairs. Count
Hayashl probably will succeed Count Komura at
London. It Is uncertain who will get the portfolio
of finance. No one Is anxious to aoeept ft. There
will be no changes in the ministries of marine
and war.
There Is reason to believe that Marquis Saionji
will support Marquis Katsura In the Diet. The
former Is the leader of the Selyuka, which has a
majority \r. the Diet, and Marquis Katsura is the
leader of the Baido CluK which has forty votes.
Such a combination would give Marquis Kat?ura
an absolute majority. It is doubtful If any other
man in the post of Premier could obtain full par
liamentary support.
Tt is said positively In the best Informed circles
that the general policy "* th * government will not
be changed The present programme of retrench
ment will be carried out.
The nominal renson for Marquis Salonjis resig
nation Is ill health. All the members of tIM Cabi
net are strict members of the Selyuka, or Con
stitutionalist party, and It was therefore necessary
that they should resign with him. The real rea
son fo- the resignation of the Premier is under
stood to b« the position taken by Marquis Inouy*.
Secretary of the Home Department, rf-gardlng the
future financial policy of Marquis SalonJl. This
Includes retrenchment In the army and the navy,
the postponement of putl'.c works, a demand for a
sinking fund and the yearly repayment of loans.
Marquis Inouye recently attacked the present gov
emment'n polijy regarding finances. Th!s gave
offence to Marquis Saionji, who decided ;o resign
alone. He consulted with the other ministers and
was by them persuaded to accept the resignations
of all the members or the Cabinet.
One unknown quantity In the situation Is the at
titude of the Kmperor. He may decline to accept
the resignations, but this is considered unlikely.
Rumors Revived That Zelaya and Cabrera
Will Fight for Control.
Mexico City. July 3.— According to advices re
ceived here in unofficial circles from Central Amer
ica, trouble in that region is expected soon. The
Information Ib from apparently trustworthy sour<
but nothing has been given out officially. If pre
dictions contained in letters and t«>!e K rams are well
founded, the work of the recent Washington peace
conference will have been of no avail. The rumors
are to the effect that Guatemala and Salvador are
to align themselves against Nicaragua and Hon
duras, and the outcome of the struggle will ■•*■>■
In the ascendency of Jos* Santos Zelaya, of Nic
aragua, or Eetrada Cabrera, of Guatemala, as the
leading figure in Central American politics. Later
will come the union of the five republics into one
nation. Kither Cabrera or Zelaya will then domi
nate In the new republic.
Paris, July 2.— There was a llrely debate in the
Chamber of Deputies this afternoon on the bill to
maintain capital punishment In France, which has
been substituted by the Judiciary Committee for the
measure introduced by the government formally
abolishing the death sentence and making hard
labor for life the severest penalty powifcU.
Continued from flr»t pn«#.
said, that he wished to see tho manager, and
that Dr. di Palma replied ho was not there.
The witness said that he did not know th»
labor bureau gave its? services without charge.
The second witness who said the manager was
present when the alleged graft money was paid
also said that he was told to get out when he de
manded the return of his money.
As to the steamship tickets, which subject will
be gone into at the next hearing. Dr. di Palma
said that in on© period of about four months his
bureau issued 167 orders for the tickets.
Besides the oral testimony that the defence
m r : to introduce in the attempt to prove th«
existence of an extensive graft system operated
by employes of tha bureau, there are a number
of affidavits, some of them signed by thres> or
four alleged victims. The fight is a bitter one.
and Mr. McMahon said in court that threats
had been made against some of his witnesses,
while Dr. di Palma says that som« of his friend*
have also been threatened.
Several hundred men and women spent an un
easy hour In the Newark Postofflca yesterday af
ternoon anxious to have, money orders aggregating
$7 0«) cashed. Something went wrong with th»
combination of a big safe, and the several clerks
endeavored in vain to get It open. Postmaster
James I* Hayes hurried out to a nearby bank.
borrowed the necessary cash and relieved tie sit
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