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HUGHES SCORES BRYAN COMPARISON "-ITU TAFT. Speeches in Detroit and Cleveland I Arouse Unbounded Enthusiasm. JBT ToteßWh to Th* Tribune! ' Cleveland. Sept. »^* *een analysls °' B £Tantl trust and pro-labor fallacies and h * r^rd as a lightning-change artist In COmPart " IT with Mr. Taft-s record as "a sagacious, indent, sane and able administrator, to whom M M * ! V can intrust the destiny of this coun t-v " formed the text of speeches delivered to da - by Governor Hughes before the Michigan republican Convention at Detroit and a big —ass meeting here. Both assemblages were splendid exhibitions C ' Republican zeal for the national ticket and admiration for Governor Hughes. The Detroit «2alr especially developed into a tribute to the Governor's record and personality. The cul mination came when the Rev. Dr. John Wesley jjjn of the Metropolitan Temple. New York. vn V has been campaigning -with Mr. Taft and exerts next week to Join Mr. Sherman, spoke artPr thP Governor. He predicted Governor Huph o *'* triumphant re-election. -Yes. and I*ll go further." he said. "I am the epn. the |taadwan and the great-grandson of prophets, and I predict now that the successor of Wnnans Howard Taft in the White House Trill be that glorious American citizen, Charles Svass Hughes, of New York." This doable- barrelled prophecy was hugely to ♦... convention's fancy, and for five minutes fS^r-.r^c and laughter rang through the hall, and Ttrre not quieted until the Governor rose and bowed, blushing hard and laughing. At the rtart the Governor presented himself as a mili- , i , : Republican. He presented the greetings of •few Y"^rk Republicans to those in Michigan. ~-x> had a convention in New York the other £ a> . aT Saratoga." he added. "I was not there, 1 I h^ard about it afterward, and lam very plad to ?ay that la This campaign there will be in %">•«" York a united Republican party main tn.ir.iisr tS>e principles °* honorable and impartial sdTv.lniyn-atlon in the interest of all the people, B&Hsg part;- credit through party perform ance*, seeking the confidence of the people be cause the party represents the policies and ft—idards which are essential to the prosperity of the commonwealth." A #- this Indirect appea-l for harmony in Michiean. where there is a bad factional fi^ht, with complicated legal accompaniments, over the Republican candidates Cor Governor, Governor Iff*— leak up in deTail the record of the Re publican party, raid M«fc tribute to President Roosevelt and the achievements of his admin istration, and developed on that basis and on Mr. TaJt'a record the BBBRt that only such things should count when the people are choos hag a President, not I "fanciful programme and vljior.ary s.che:r«es" put nut Just to catch votes." ARRIVAL IN MICHIGAN. The Governor's train left South Bend at 1 E. :r. reaching Detroit soon after daybreak. National Committeerr.an Blodgett, of Michigan, net the Governor at South Bend and travelled with him to Detroit. This lining the Gov ernor "was the guest of the Detroit Club at breakfast arid at an Informal reception, where the "business men of the city were presented to tlm. until he had to go to the convention to fjvak. x This was held at the Light Guard Armory, into which were Jammed approximately five thousand persons. Including the delegates and alterrjites, who filed n:ost of the main floor. It was one of* the mott enthusiastic meetings the Governor has had. with an audience of trained party workers listening Intently to hi« Biessa<. that they might absorb it and transmit It to all parts of the state. Every time the Governor scored Bryan the throng cheered lustily, giving their approval to his words as Th- New York executive exposed the fallacies of the Bryan •trust busting" programme, the in lustit-e and foolishness of the bank guarantee eeh«rr:e and the disingenuousness of the anti tajrajction riank. and applauding his narrative cf Bepcbßcaa achievements and description of l*r Taft'p splendid qu.nl'ti^s. His presentation of the issue, "the nation wi]l cot p" tot fir unle^P it baa a steady h*>ad." f#nt *h»» audience Into a pale of laughter. His hardline of th« catch Democratic injunction jlar.k. in connection -with a portrayal of Mr. Tat as an earnest friend of labor, and a dec laration that Bryan's programme if executed v3&U«close factories, throw workingmen out of j "bs and plure-"? the country into ay horrible fcaacial-iri<r_!«Tria] panic, brought bursts of ap piaas?. -It is said that Mr. Taft is not in sym ?atiy with lab«->r." said the Governor. "Never »-as a mnro vidous libel ittered. His record is the record of a firm, able, conscientious and im partial Judge, and I would leave- the record to the ■workinKTT.en of the country, confident that they themselves xvould recognize in the sort of Jaflaje he -was the b*-st protection labor could best ■ Governor Hnsfaea said in part: The present campaign is one of the most !m r°rta^t vrhica ha-s ever b^n waged in the his I *2rj- of the country. And ire do %.'t fear the r«u!t of the campaign if w*r can make the sit '^ation <i*-ar to the peopled If we are to have S*zviT)e progr»-«s. we muM have at the h<*ad of *>&• nation Discriminating Judgment, not Just hnitHlj of aim; we must have analytical power, nesdJaen and Boundneg<? of conviction. The nation wi!) not po far unless the nation has a «*ady head. That is the Is?up- in this ana- Wign. And we present for the iK-ad of the Eitioa a man pf rare equipment, a steady man, to whom we ran safely intrust the progress of th» coijr.try-Wimam H. Taft. Th" flm question for ■ KiirErmen Is whether Uar ear. work, not wh*>th»»r they can lie n - JQin«^i The first question of the campaign is act hw m^n ma> lw* trif^d f"r pontemjit^of court, but whether you will Kive lir^ns'? to pro fnuor < which will demoralize the lionet in ccftrifs of the country. - Air. Bryan's i>!an <^i prchi biting the produc tion by any corporation of mnrf than 50 rer of ar« knir> is ridicujc-us, a.= at* the i'Tn- tscai result? whi-h would lx- obtained by pre- Vfr ?!t;-:ir th.' dapUcatloa of directors on boards cf corporations, as it makes nn dif •'^ar»- who are th*> directors of v corporation. J*"vi4lng r-nm*. wrson hoi I- "1 per cent of the «*Sital «ook. BRYAN AND BANK DEPOSITS. t fl*e plan for jruaranteein? bank deposit* is at -^rtirf. p^und-nir'-a matter of plaiis!bili'y put -^r-aaro iTfPunaidy to draw votea. I do not it as a vital .feu*- -when I contemplate f 'ther <j3np*>rnu« proj-o«al? which Mr Bryan m4k« V.v want before we have a guaranty «r onr .if ;K^:ts. to have th<- der^^t-' A p<>Ury *Kch i«j framed aga!n>t business and that J^"* it difTinilt to R"t o»-poslt.s cannot be ' I' by a jruarar.tfe of deposits. Already in Jjklahorr.a a'3\>-ntur*-rs are taking advantage of ~* ffuarant»*> law to op*>n banks and entrap unwary. It !.-« unfair to propo«^ to saddle rj* 1 " rr\i<i> nt and conservative banks th« tosaes 2[_^r-rud^r.t Lanks over which th*»y have no sajsj ?rr>m Detroit the Governor came to Cleveland 0 * r * r t.V Lake Shore. At Monroe. IM Just 555 .• ■ Ohio line, ... stopped and a tr^V of people called. "Hushed" •Huph«-.»!" *~ the Governor came out to shake hunds *fck them. "! live there." explained the conductor, when 'i-nt'mntA Ml BM ujwl v*«» T©-d«T. fitlr. To morrow, fatr and warmer; wuthnr>«t uind- COXTE BE RmiO FOUND? Involved in Plot to Kill Napoleon 111 -Said To Be in Los Angeles. San Francisco. Sept. 29 —According to a story published here to-day. Conte Camillo de Rudio. the Italian exile who threw one of the bombs that shattered the carriage of Emperor Louis N*aroleon 111 and Empress Eugenic, killing 1" persons and injuring ISB others in Paris on the night of January 14. 185S, is living quietly in Los Angela with his English wife, who aided him to escape the scaffold and has been with him ever since. De Rudio says the idea back of the plot to kill the French Emperor was a hope that an uprising in France would be followed by one in Italy, in which the monarchy would be over thrown. De Rudio, in his story, connects Fran cesco Crlspt with the plot, declaring that he saw him in conference with Orslni a few moments before the bombs were thrown. The Orsinl plot against the lives of the Emperr.r and Empress of the French is one of the most famous in history. Felice Orsini was an Italian revolu tionist, who for his conspiracies was condemned to the galleys for life in 1844. But he was released two years later, and took part in the revolution of :84S-o. Forced to flee the country, he found refuse In England. Becoming convinced that Na poleon 111 was the greatest obstacle to the libera tion ct Iraly, he went to Paris In 1857 to assassinate him. He and three companions, Pleri, Rudio an<] Gon»z, exploded a number of bombs, with the results above stated, but the Emperor'and Empress were not hurt. The conspirators were seized, tried and sentenced, the first three to death and Gcmez to :if» imprisonment. At the intercession of the Emprpss the life of Rudio was spared, but Orslni and Fieri were put to death. SHIPS AT MANILA FRIDAY. A Message Announcing the Arrival of the Fleet. Manila. Sept. 30.— A telegram has been re ceived from Rear Admiral Sperry announcing that th- Atlantic fleet will arrive at Manila on Friday afternoon. Manila is preparing an elaborate programme for the water parade with which the city will welcome the fleet on Its arrival. A number -of the harbor vessels will steam out to Corregidor Inland, at the mouth of the harbor, and await the coming of the visitors there, while other larger steamers will run down the coast of Luzon to mee^ the fleet at sea and escort it to the harbor. When the battleships have taken positions at the anchorage assigned to them, a fleet of fifty eteamers and launches, carrying as many spectators as can crowd aboard, will run out to the anchorage, steaming In regular formation, and circle about the warships. Rear Admiral Harber, commanding the Asiatic cruiser squadron, which is anchored off the naval station at Cavite, has issued orders keep ing a:! men and officers aboard their vessels on account of the cholera in the city. Twelve new cases of cholera and five deaths have been reported in the city in the last twenty- hours. MIDDIES FACE DILEMMA. May Have to Pay Trans portal ion to Arm y-Navy Gam e. The question that is puzzling the authorities at the Naval Academy at Annapolis at present is how they a.c to transport the brigade of midshipmen to and from the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. Until the Hep burn bill was passed there was no difficulty about this, for, through the courtesy of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, special trains were furnished for the midshipmen. It is now illegal for the railway companies to f'irnlsh free transportation, and the result is that the midshipmen will now be forced to pay their own expenses unless the Navy Depart ment sees fit to order the brigade to Phila delphia for the game. If this Is done, under the regulations governing the navy their expenses would be paid by the department, and would come out of the fund annually appropriated by Oon?rcs? for naval officers' transportation. Captain Charles J. Badger, U. S. >-.. superin tendent of the United States Naval Academy, sent a dispatch to The Tribune yesterday *n which he said that there were no public funds available for the transportation of the midship men to the frame this year, and that the mid shipmen would have to pay their own expenses unless the Navy Department ordered them to Philadelphia. fAX S NOT ILL SAYS HARRU Report That Specialist Treated Him Denied at His Office. E. H. Harriman. who was reported in dispatches fnom Boston yesterday to be Buffering from serious trouble with his back and to have consulted Dr. I: W. L,ovett. a specialist of that city, was at his office yesterday end attending to business as usual, and It was said there was no truth in th" Boston reports. The facts of the matter, according to a representative of Mr. Harriman. were that on Fri day he went to Grotcn. Mass.. to see a baseball game, in which his son, who Is at school there, took part, and on his way hack to this city seized the opportunity to call on Dr. Lovett. who is an old fri'-nd of hi*. Ti visit was not a professional one, this man iiald. and the report that Mr. Hurrlman had been examined by the physician and was undergoing treatment for stiffness of the spine he declared was without foundation. Mr. Harriman, he added, at tlm«-s suffered from slight attacks of rheumatism, but oth«*r"vl!»p was in perfect health. Th«- r ports of Mr. Harrlman's indisposition i susrii MNne uneasiness in Wall Street and were re- Fponsiblf> for a brrak in prices in the early part of t >;« session, but later, when the facts became known, the nr:rK't recovered much of the loss. IBy T«->irr»ii!h to The Trlbur^ ; Boston. Sept. 29.— I>r. R. W. Lovett. the ortho pedic BUtVeon, who has been treating E. H. Harri mar. refused to-day to discuss th«* condition of his patient on the ground that It was not professional ethics. From another .«oui c it wan learned, bow ever, that Mr. Harriman has been under treatment lor about •■■. months, and that Instead at tWO visit* to the Boston specialist, he has made at l<*a?t half a dozen. C. P. WILL NOT BUY C. G. W. Sir Thomas Shanghnessy Definitely Denies Reported Purchase. Montrenl. lap* 29— "It I ''• Ad f"** 1 " *rolnjt to n<» .,'i ,•> for the purchase of the Cbtcasjo Great \\Vwtem. which I am not. I would not have pone to Minneapolis, but to London. The line Is !n the hand- of receivers, Kttd it is Owned by English ehareholdera. jy« have no intention of acquiring it. and we are not n#-K.iti.itlp«! for Its purchase." The above BtaCenefent was made by Sir Thomas Shaur^nesey. president at the Canadian Pacific Rrllwav. on his return from Minneapolis to-day. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTOR RESPGNS. Albany Sept ».— R. KoBS Appleton. of Brooklyn, has n-siVrnd as m Klector for President nn.l Vice- President on the Republican ticket.^, lit* r»l R natl»n was filed to-day with the Secretary of State. No re**uii in clven for hi« action. NEW-YORK, WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 30, 1986. -TWELVE PAGES. MR. BRYAN REPLIES POINTS TO HIS RECORD, t _____ Answer to the President Charges At v tempt to Shift Issues. Rock Island, 111.. Sept. 29.— "1 have live* In vain if your accusations .have lost me a single friend," said Wlllam J. Bryan In a letter ad dressed to-day to President Roosevelt at Wash ington, replying to that of the President, writ ten Sunday last. - , - Mr. Bryan points to his record and declares that It is sufficient answer to the Insinuations of the Chief Executive that he Is In sympathy with or controlled by the trusts. Reverting to the charges against Governor Haskell, Mr. Bryan says that the President, in response to his request, did not deign to suggest a tribunal which could determine those charges, but Instead proceeded to pass Judgment upon him. and he informs the President that the occupant of that high office cannot deny to the humblest citizen the right to protect his reputation and vindicate his name in the courts. Taking up the President's assertion that cer tain trust mag-nates, fearing prosecution under Mr. Taft, will support the Democratic candi date. Bryan charges that the President worded his statement In such a way as to demand the support of all the trust magnates "and yet put it on the ground that they are supporting your party for patriotic reasons, rather than for the promotion of a selfish Interest." Such an argument, he contends, is ingenious, but not sound. In proof of the fact that he would not be controlled by the trusts, he says that if elected he will enforce the anti-trust laws, "not spasmodically and intennittenty, but persistently and consistently." Mr. Bryan, in dealing with the Democratic campaign fund of 18!*) as compared with the Republican campaign fund of 1904. charges that the President pays "more attention to the mote than to the beam." and asserts that In 1901 the Republicans used In one state alone a fund almost as large as the entire sum the Demo cratic .party had in Its control. MR. BRYAN'S LETTER. The letter follows: Dear Sir: A brief reply to your last letter Is all that is necessary to call attention to your attempt to shift the Issues raised. In your letter attacking Mr. Foraker you inserted an attack upon Governor Haskell, and attempted to use the charges against him to connect the Democratic party, and me as its candidate, with the trusts. I asked you to name a tribunal before which the charges could be investigated, or. If you would not ilo that, of fered to leave it to you to say whether, in your judgment, the charges Justified Mr. Haskell's with drawal from the organization. You did not deign to suggest a tribunal, but proceeded to pass Judg ment upon him He immediately resigned his posi tion that he might bo morj free to prosecute thore who brought accusations against him. Thus his connections with the organization ended. I had no authority to submit, and did not submit, to you the question of his guilt or innocence for final de cision. Even the President cannot deny to the humblest citizen of the land the right to protect his reputation and vindicate his name in courts established for the purpose, where witnesses can be examined and evidence submitted according to the rules of law. In my first letter to you I resented the imputa tion that any charges made ngain^t Governor Han kell could be justly construed as connecting the Democratic party, or me as its candidate, with any trust or law-defying corporation. ; You replied that the charges were a matter of general notoriety, and I asked you why Mr. Taft did not mention them when he mnUe speeches against Mr. Haskell in Oklahoma. You at once endeavored to connect me with new matter? which arose afttT the Denver convention, and. conscious tha.t. these charges were Insufficient, you hare since <nv*n wings, to accusa tions that no disinterested party would- make against another without investigation. I am will- Ing that all your charges against me shall be sub mitted to the voters of the country, and with your charges I submit my denial of any knowledge or information that could, in the remotest way, con nect me with any trust, monopoly or law-defying corporation. M. record is sufficient answer to your insinua tion. I have lived in vain if your accusations lose me a single friend. I challenged you to name a trust official who is supporting me. and. after searching the country, you produce the name of one man, not a trust official, but the local attor ney of a trust. Without Inquiring whether be votes for me because of his connection with a trust or in spite of it, or because of .his "fear of business adversity" under Mr. Taft, you accept his state ment that he will vote for me as conclusive proof that I am in league with the trusts, although you admit that trust officials are supporting the Re publican ticket. You compliment me when you measure me by a higher standard than you do your political associ ates for you insist that Mr. Rockefeller's contri bution to "Governor Hughes'a campaign fund was no reflection upon him, and I take it for granted that you do not criticise Judge Taft ? recommenda tion of a Standard Oil attorney to the federal bench a place where the Judge might have to pass upon the charges against the very trust for which he had been attorney. PLEDGES TRUST PROSECUTION. While the trust attorney to whom you refer is not an official of a trust, I will warn him. and through him his clients, that if I am elected 1 will not only vigorously enforce against all offend ers the laws which we hope to have enacted In (■nmplinnce with the Democratic platform, but that I will also vigorously enforce existing laves against any and all who violate them, and that I will enforce them, not spasmodically an 1 intermit tently but persistently and consistently; they will not v suspended, even for the protection of Cabi net officers. You say "the attitude of many me n of large financial Interests" warrants you "In ex- Dressing the belief that those trust magnate whose fear of being prosecuted under the law by Mr Taft is greater than their fear of general business adversity" under me will support me rather than Mr. Taft. You have attempted to word that statement in such a way as to claim the support of all the trust magnates, and yet put It or the ground that they are supporting your party for patriotic reasons, rather than for the promo tion of a selfish interest. That is Ingenious, but It is not pound. The trust magnates are support ing the Republican party, and the Bible offers an explanation: "The ox krioweth his owner, and tIM ass hfs master's crib." You admit that you g: 1 ye permission to the Steel Trust to absorb a rival, and thus Increase its con trol of the output <>f steel and iron products I will leave the American people to pass judgment upon that act an.i compare your position on the trust nutation with mine. You refer to your campaign fund "• '*'** md accuse us of allowing two men to contribute largely to the «mall fund with which the committee conducted the campaign. I am not sure aKV.it the figures, because I have not i«jn an au thentic statement of •!:■■ contributions, but I was informed that the largeest of the two sums which 1"m mention was not all contributed by me man to WhonT it was credited, but Included contributions ;,.,;,,," others ■■■< wen as thnt which he gave himself ■ nt if v..n wnnt to be fair, why do you not give the™ amount of th- nepuMican i»mpaiim fund th.it year and ,i, . sources of it? I am willing to have wh >, „.,,.. nuhlishcd: are you? If some of those who SStrlbW to o,:r fund of leas than $300 000 h- d aTpecuninry Inter** in the result of the elec tion how vil' you .'*Tlnln the enormous contribu tion* made to the Republican titnil ? if you will re^eiXV th^;«>rr.orratlc platform candidly de ,.;,,,!,, party 1 * purpose If the enrrying out of that p.licv w0i.1.1 have been of advantage to »ny tWwlwU r..1.:i. had knowledse and the oubH- T:?icl oi t>-- contributlona wouW not have a(Tec tP ,i i-'f. result publicity as to campaign f'»nd" 1? not needed t. •rik known that wrh'^h Is disclosed by Vo D'atfnn- but to dir.-f uttentlon to secret agree n"nt. Wwm «r implied nrhtch would otherwise b VoT^; ! |nirVv"n^r bb el°attente I °attent i on to the mot ttv.. o the h*.«m when you find fault with our na i "nal campaign fund In 189* nnd " ' ■•rv^rT.: tlnnai c " mr ff J '!'" 1 a! ,, lnHt ns l;trire, which, at your re- Ciin =r waa r ine-te-1 from a few persona In \9M aijd '< UPS V,, .In" k. ct.-l.e and was n lv n small item in '■•' find collects! that year. But your letter pre t.ie tun WtUe of vojr pn.tvF position and an ac cXtion ncnlnst the vote™ which emphasize an isVue already prominent CAMPAIGN rrxr> publicity. you are the nrst conspicuous member of your nnrn" "o attempt nn exphmntion of tho party s p n(«n tn nuhllrllv before the election, and H - ra3^ yo \oTr k^u ni sr^ ',?r Steal bpponenta an opportunity "to giv i fil-S 'n«. ''-:. ■■ a, to the ntneM of the catidi Sates Y™u cite »' lUo-tratlon. the em trt button! mndc to Governor Hughe«« campaign fund the V, -ihuti-n collected by Mr. Haninan and the nntributions which are now being collected for Mr Taffa campaign fund. You charge, in effect, that the people are so lacking in Intelligence thai »h«rv might condemn as Improper contributions whfeh you declare to i. proper If the voters differ vith you on thl* question, are they necessar ily ignorant anH wrung? Mum the members of irirty organization act ai a*lf-s«»olnted guar dians the people and conceal from them what Is Continued oa tklrd v*f- STOLELETTERS.HESAYS CHARGE BY ARCHBOLD. Ex-Senator M'Laurin Replies to Attacks of Mr. Hearst. ■■ . ■ A new phase of the discussion of the so-called Standard Oil correspondence made public re cently by William R. Hearst was entered upon yesterday, when John D. Archbold. -ice-presi dent of the Standard Oil Company, made a statement setting forth details of the alleged theft of correspondence from his files. Former United States Senator John Lowndes McLaurin, ($ South Carolina, also entered the field with a signed statement declaring his attitude in the matter of the correspondence between himself and Mr. Archbold. Mr. Archbold said: In response to many Inquiries as to the theft of letters from my files the following may be made known: • . - •• - ■/' Over three years ago a report reached me that certain of my letters had been offered for sale to newspapers of this city, avowedly as stolen letters. Examination showed that some letters were miss in? and that they could only have been taken by pome one not only familiar with the office details but highly trusted. The party on whom suspicion fell stoutly denied all guilt. A little later, how ever, a man who represented himself as acting between the thief and those to whom the letters had been sold proposed to return some of tne letters for a consideration. His story was that the idea of the theft had been conceived by his brother, who had at one time teen in the com pany 1 ? employ, and that this brother had induced the employe already suspected to accomplish tne theft. ,_,.,. According to the go-between's story, he had dis posed of the letters, or pome of them, ..o two men. who purchased them on behalf of Air. Hearst's newspaper, The Journal." Not only baa stolen letters been thus traded for. but the «" er was induced to carry off one or more letter-copy ing books, many of whose page? he claims were photographed, other pages being removed alto gether. The books in question were, the «<>-Df tween said, returned after forty- Kit hears. It is impossible to Pay how many f»i r' \ and 0 " in this way. The thieves workec ... A^etr leisure. It is not thought necessary to say ibore at pres ent or to mention names. Corrobomtlon or tne go-between's story of three years ago lav in ms return of some of the correspondence at the time. The production of stolen letters by Mr. Hearst is further corroboration now. Obviously , among sucn a coterie authenticity of their output is not to be lightly accepted. The opportunities for bas tion, suppressing of context ar..2 - distortion of pas pages are many. ... . - . Ex-Senator John Lowndes McLaurin. of South Carolina, at a hotel here last night gave out the following signed statement regarding the corre spondence between himself and Mr. Archbold: An effort ha«! been made to create a political sensation by the publication of certain corre spondence between John D. Archbold. vice-presi dent of the Standard Oil Company, and myself. 1 or that correspondence I have no apologies to make. At the time the letters were written I had the honor to enjoy, and am Broml still to possess, the friendship of Mr. Archbold. for whom I have the highest regard. At the time the letters were written I was engaged In a Dll ter struggle in which was involved not only my own political future but the economic or.d politi cal principles for which I stood, and which, stat ed briefly, meant the emancipation of the South from the ignorant prejudice of Bourbonism and the "bloody shirt" Into the freedom of an en lightened self-Interest and the progress of an in telligent industrialism. In the support of these principles and the hope of this progress I saw then no impropriety in enlisting, if practicable, the assistance of the most progressively administered and the most intelligently officered corporation that human In telligence lias yet produced. Nor has the enor mous body of statutory crime wince created, or the hypocritical affectation of morality assumed by some of our legislature* and Congress, in any vise changed my point of view or quickened my conscience of expediency, as neemi to have been the case with some of my former colleagues and associates. ) The constituencies that they represent . do not hesitate to take Mr. Carnegie's trust-produced and tariff-protected monfjr for their churches a«ui library*, or to accept Mr. Rockefeller's largess for the education of the negro whom they have disfranchised. - .\.<r »,«„♦ IT political campaigns are to be run without money, and political progress Is to be achieved without financial expenditure, it is high tirr.e that both parties should be apprised of the ru-ival of that Utopian era; but until that period has ar rived I can see no reason why I. When battling for what I conceived to be th* rfght, should refuse to seek or decline to accept the support, whether financial or personal, of which I stood in need. Men may die. but right principles persist, and in the end they will triumph. e.,t« I believe that the South, ami especially the State of South Carolina. Is to-day throttled in its natu ral progress and Its Intelligent exercise of the right of self-government fry an oligarchy which keeps alive the prejudice? of a past generation through the perpetuation of Ignorance and the fer tilization of corruption; and I shall welcome the day when the educational propaganda, •which can only be spread by the use of monev-whether It be Standard Oil money or railroad money or an> other mnn->y, save that derived from the govern mental sale of whiskey-Will enable the people to See more clearly their own best interests and east out those leaders whose hypocritical morn Ity and ill-di«!guiFed selnshnes= are responsible for the far. that In the South Illiteracy Is greater and he In crrnse of population and wealth slower than in ... other «rreat section of the I nton. lit ""the fashion of present-day poliUcal hypoc rlsyUo decry the corporation, to abhor tho trust Bnd>tD pWtrml In public life, to proscribe the ln fiueW of wealth: but. as in this country and m h .. ; c o Walth Is and must be th- reward of In tel He" nc» I »m net willing to be considered among tST^wardly enough to deny »* the influence work for a gov-mment of Intelligence. ELOPING HEIRESS HOME. Whereabouts of Chauffeur Bride groom Unknown. However. \ [By T>»'<>!rrar>h to The Tribune 1 Atlanta. Sept. 29.— Mrs. Russell J. Thomas, until yesterday Miss SHvey Bpeer. heiress to $750,000, is at the home of her parents, having been brought back by her mother from Charlotte. X C where she was detained by the officers of that city pending her mother's arrival as the result of a telegram from Governor Smith of Georgia, charging the bridegroom with abduc tion. N > warrant was Issued, so the couple wer* released, but not until after the mother's ar rival. The parents of the girl decline to talk beyond stating that they did not know what had become of the bridegroom, who was the family chauffeur. His father. W. B. Th<<ma*. a r^al ectnte dealer, is as much perplexed as any one. POISONED 200 STUDENTS. Discharged Cook at Stanford Inn Mixed Ingredient tcith Food. [By T-l^lfrnph to Th* Tribune.) Palo Alto, Cal.. Sept. 23. — Angered because he was discharged as cook in th*> Stanford Inn. Chin, a Chinaman, pieced a powerful irritant poison in a large mass of flour and made exis tence a burden to over two hundred! students h-'r<- yesterday. Chin was dismissed on Friday night, but the fruits of his revenge dM not ma terialize until last nigiit. hen a hurry an!! to the university physician was probably all that saved many from sf-verc illness or death Two students were so severely affected that they were taken to Guild Hospital. Professor Swain, at the chemistry department, will make an analysis of the poisoned food to discover the Ingredient used by the angry cook. DEATH OF AMERICAN CONSUL. Toronto, Bept, 29.— A dispatch »■»« received ym terciny by Mlas Alone Better, a/he Uurtoitlns here, my ins thai her brother-in-law, Daniel R. largcM American Consul at Innguu. Bahamas, died on Sun day. September 13. It is thought that he was one of the victims of the hurricane. The registration days this year are Monday. October 5; Tuesday, October 6; Saturday, October 10, and Monday, October 12. All who intend to vote must register, on one of these days, between 7 a. m. and 10 p. m. MAXIM BEATS ROSSLYN. Monte Carlo System Proves Too Much for Earl. London, Sept. 29— The gambling contest be tween Sir Hiram Maxim and Lord Rosslyn ended this afternoon, and shows defeat for tb« system advanced by the latter. Lord Rosslyn said that by his system of play tt was possible to win at roulette against the Mont" Carlo bank. Sir Hiram said this was impossible, and in order to settle the controversy th*- two men be*an playing roulette at a Piccadilly cub ten days ago. Sir Hiram conducting the bank on the Monte Carlo system. Lord Rosslyn started to play with ?."/>,«>••»> in dummy money, and the bank had an equal amount. Lord Rosslyn's system has been proved worth less. At one period of the contest he was about $1«,000 ahead, but in the last three days the bank has been a steady winner, and his lordships capital in dummy money became ex hausted this afternoon. "NIGHT RIDING" SPREADS. Louisiana Cotton Ginners Ordered to Close— Penalty of Fire. [By Telegraph to Th» Tribune.] Port Hudson. La.. Sept. —"Night riding" against cotton gin owners has broken out in this section. Notices were mailed to-day to several persons warning them to close their gins until the price of cotton advances to 15 cents. Penalty for violation is destruction by fire. The notices were signed "Determination. Chief Night Riders," and were mailed yesterday at Shreveport. •' 'Night riding* won in Kentucky." the notices read, "where the price of tobacco advanced from 5 to 15 cents. The cotton growers must follow the same tactics." REBELS HOLD TABRIZ. Reported Defeat of Shah's Troops — Mutiny at Teheran. Berlin. Sept. 20 —A dispatch from Teh»ran to the "Lokal Anzeiger" says that the imaertal troops : aye suffered defeat at Tabriz, and in consequence, on the advice of the members of his Cabinet, the Shah has decreed that parlia ment be opened on October 3»\ This is an earlier date than had been expected, but thr Shah hopes by this means to obtain tranquillity Nervousness exists in court circles, and the troops stationed around the palace raffeM ta obey the order to march on Tabriz. The Min ister of War has been vainly endeavortr.gr to raise the money to pay the soldiers, but the peo ple of Teheran show utter indifference. IRISH UNIVERSITIES. Act Made Operative To-day — More Money Needed. I>ublin, Sept. 29. — "The Irish Gazette" con tains a proclamation, bringing the new univer sity act into operation to-morrow. The central idea of this measure is the establishment of two new universities in Ireland, with headquarters at Dublin and Belfast. The new Dublin col lege, under national control, wil! be organized immediately. The colleee starts with a founda tion revenue of $2.1»>O.«j00 a year, and fees ami moneys contributed by the local councils will add a considerable amount to this. The funds for the equipment of buildings are insuffi cient and probably wil! have to be supplemented by national effort. CHARGE SMUGGLING PLOT Ship's Barber Arrested — Two Other Warrants Issued. Philadelphia, Sept. William C. Parker, barber on board the British steamer Merion. which arrived here yesterday from Liverpool and Quernstown. - .as held for trial here to-day by United States Commissioner Craig, charged with smuggling cloth and laces valued at up ward of $2,000 info port. Parker was arrested as he was leaving the steamer. He had wrapped around his body under a long storm coat a bolt of cloth sufficient to make twenty-one suits. In his cabin was found a large quantity of lace, which the inspectors say was to h» delivered to a woman in Boston. The cloth was brought over for a man in this city "Warrants for both have been issued, and the cloth manufacturer in Liverpool and the manufacture^ from whom the laces were secured in h slow ii are to be brought Into the investigation. Parker was suspected of smuggling last February and an Investigation was made. The government agents say the present illicitly entered goods are only a small part of what Parker and boom associate* have brought in from time to tim*\ GANG TERRORIZES TOU'X. Black Hand cm Reported Intrenched After Virginia Murder. Richmond. Vs.. Sept. —As a result of th~ shoct in? «if N. M. Gregory, a prominent citizen of Burk- InEiiam Comity, nn appeal has he»n ma to Gov ernor Swansr>n to aM In breaking up an alleged Black Hand pane. A communication retell hy th« Governor to-day from Avonta read*: "Comcft- Nona her-» lntoleniM»: gang of assamrtna strongly lntr«»nrh«»d Thr-->^ rri'.les away: one eltfz->n shit in back; others threatened: county authorities nppear powerlesi We need dctvetfwa and bli>oilhnTir!ds." A .T*<*ial to -The News Leader" say.«: 'This veritable reign of terror, which wrs brought to a startling climax Saturday with the sensatior'n! shooting of Gregory^ increases In '.•> asjesd each day. ..r.i unless feme otoeMsd ate* is p :iK"n it (••■ ems more than probable that pe'»p!c wiil !<^ave their homos -in.l aeei safety hi othrr sections.** It is rt'prenente,l in th.- latest dtepatchea fr~m Avorla that a Thjfffcmf committee is being formed. Th ■ commonwealth's attorney has given Instruc tions to the law-abiding ettiZfna to Bh««;t any mem ber of the gang on sight aad "shoot to kill." RICH WOMAN FRIGHTENED TO DEATH. Miss Niks, of Boston, Collapses When Maid Cries "Burglars!" [Ry T<->«mrh t» Th» Trlhur* 1 >' F'->*t^n. Sept. 29— 51'ss Kb N. Nilt>9. of Eeacori street, was frlgbt»-ne<l <•■ daata la da; when a rrs ii-1 in the house *i' frij;Hten«-'.l by thieve* and y«»l!evl Burglars?" Mis* Nile*, with bar two sisters, n-ns sittir.i; at the table In the dining room when i m&lil who wa« v cl«»anlng' silver saw a strange man st- Into the hall She screamed and -Miss Ni>> starte-l from her chulr and then collapsed nn<l Ml to the floor. A physician who was summoned ?aUI th-.t d.Hth was <iii- to hrart failure eaajsjad by suUilv.-n fright. Miss NUea was at one of the b<-si known Boston families. The family la one of the largest property hotlera in it,* city. PUKE THREE CENTS. THOUSANDS HEAR TAFT (ROSSES SOVTH DAKOTA. Speeches Increase His Strength There— at Bryan. [By T»u«r-»ph to Th« Mml Sioux City. lowa. Sept. '2*. -Wlltam H. Taff* trip across South Dakota has been as great a success as that across North Dakota. From the time he made his first stop In the state, at Aberdeen, at 7 a. m. to-day, until he crossed into lowa near Sioux City this afternoon there were large gatherings of people at every sta tion, and at Mitchell, where he delivered his principal address in the state, an audience. «C fully thirteen thousand persons, according to the estimate of Colonel Beth Bullock, was gath ered to hear his open air speech, while another of two thousand persons was gathered to hear him in the Corn Palace. Addressing the open air meeting. Mr. Taft re viewed the trusts, th 3 tariff and the record of the Republican party and sent hot shot hurt ling into Mr. Bryan and his party. He had the close attention of his audience throughout, and before he closed his speech had won its entire sympathy. Not only did he lay down his propositions vis; orously, but he went on to demonstrate each. to the obvious satisfaction of his hearers. Re sponding to an Inquiry as to whether he pur posed to revise the tariff "upward or down ward.- he pledged the party to revise the large majority of the schedules downward, although he said some must be raised, and mentioned as an example the pottery rates. COMPARISON OF PARTIES. Mr. Taft answered each of the criticism* made by Mr. Bryan In Mitchell yesterday, and then he closed, in part, as follows: I want to make some general statements about the Republican party and what it has accom plished. In this country we are a cohesive party, we are a well disciplined party, and when we render a promise to do anything we do It. The Democratic party has no other cohesion than opposition to the Republican party, and every time that they get into power they waste their powder by inexperience and inefficiency. A party may differ from another party in its efficiency, in "its force, in its discipline. In its power to accomplish something, exactly as one an can differ from another, and the history of the two parties in the last fifty years shows exactly that difference between the Republican and the Dem ocratic party The truth is that a great many issues arise after platforms have been framed, after issues have been discussed, which never figured in the electoral discussions at all. and you must have, if you would have a good govern ment, a party in power with leaders at the head of it. with a sense of national responsibility and efficiency, who can meet those issues that have not been discussed by the people at all. and the difference between the Republican and Demo cratic parties la that the Republican Is trained to meet those Issues efficiently and the Demo cratic party is nothing but a lot of platform debaters without any practical experience at all. BOOTH DAKOTA FOR MR. TAFT. South Dakotans insist that they will give their electoral vote to Mr. Taft by a majority rang ing from 2O,(X*> to 3(MKX>. according to the op timism of the forecaster. From a careful in quiry Into the conditions, the prediction of a Re publican majority of lir>,««rt> for the national ticket would seem to be warranted. • There is considerable doubt regarding the stale tleket. The Republicans seem confident crffTtr tory by a small majority, but there are some uncertain factors in the situation which may upset all calculations. The Republicans are committed to a county option programme, and the saloonkeepers and liquor dealers are con tributing largely to the Democratic campaign fund. From both Stalwart and Insurgent forces The Tribune correspondent receives assurances that the old factional differences will make no serious difference, the Stalwarts having cap tured two offices, their two candidates for Con gress, Messrs. Burke and Martin, bavins been named, while the Insurgents have the Governor ship and Senatorship. with Messrs. Vessey anil Crawford. In some quarters It Is asserted that "he Dem rats have given up hope, of carrying th.J state for Bryan and are devoting their energies to electing the state legislators and a Governor. The Democratic state legislative campaign is directed by ex-Senator Pettigrew, who would like to return to the Senate. In this connection it Is of interest that, despite the drawing power of Mr. Bryan's oratory. Mr. Ti had twice as large an audience to-day as did Mr. Bryan yes terday, according to Colenel Bullock, who spent yesterday in Mitchell. AUDIENCE OF 20.000 PERSONS. The meeting which Mr. Taft addressed at Sioux City this evening was a monster affair, twenty thousand pen being gathered in tha train ?hed of the Union Station to hear the candidate. They had come from all sections of the t-tate and from the adjoining parts of South Dakota, Nebraska and Minnesota, over fifteen special trains having sirrtved in Sioux City to-day. Six brass bands added to the gayety of the occasion. In contradistinction to the course of the Stal wart leaders in South Dakota. Both tne cum mins and Lacey factions wen* extensively rep resented on the ptaee at Sioux City, and one? more that state furnished abundant evtdenee of her enthusiasm for Mr. Taft anil the Repub !!.-an r . Of the day Mr. Taft ta-asjM MM: "I have enjoyed every minute of It. Despite the tax on mr voice, the speattng has been asjav. because I have fell a sympathetic inspiration from every audience." Besides those at Mitchell and Sioux City, tho lareest crotrds of the day were at Aberdeen and Tankton. the latter the home of Senator gam ble. The special was also ehei»rpd by lari:» audiences .it Mollette. Redfleld, Wobiey. Trtr?. Prrkston. L^^t^r^-ill^. Scotland and Vermi;ni>n. Mr. Taffs v»lc*» permitted him to b*» heard fairly vrcll. His iking assistant dartas the day was Rcprrsentatlve J. Adam Pe;le. of Mirs nesotai who J^lncrly referred to the candidate as the "urh«'!>trr"d H» ?aid t^ KT*at distinctkm bftween Taft and Bryan wn-* that ycrd could ste Taft much further than ycu could hei*r him. arid you ccnlJ h-ar Bryan farther than yr.u could s<»e hltrr or oagfcl t<> fot lov/ him. Tt«« words of Mr. Taft w»re not all Krious. He had many plea»antrte« for his audlenct ■« and for individual members of th»nt. •■I m to !c-k into the fice* of the ladk-s.- tt« begsa "op.^ spWch. "It gives m-j Insrlnition. nxd I know that i* 1 have them with tie I will s«:t the «*«.- SOME THRUSTS AT ERTAX.i The manner of speech ll r. Taft dellvcreS d-jtf ::■ ; th- day may be learn«-d from the following extracts of remark* made at different places along the nxa<l and at M:??h«ll nn,l C.ty: The difficulty aix-ut ilr. f i"-yan. ray dlstia- CuNned <>;'_h r> nt. is that h-.- i:< cnjas-.t'i in try- Ing to avoid hi* record, while Th-» Fifpublicen i al ly and its ranrti-laf ar^ trying ty stand hy its rccorC 3!r. Eryaa. I beßeTg. yes # .crd;y in vited ray consideration ti> :* number of issues, but I dent think that ha dwt-lt with that In tense ♦■mpnas'ls of* which he is capable on the condition th<» larmers were In when he w»s. 3»> u> spe-ik. at the helm. I don't think h? caHevt yr-ur attention to .the effct fes IS* iua-kt*t viic? of farrrers' products unUor tho Gozmau ami Wilson tariff bill, of which be was un« or Urn