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fI[GII£S WIHS VOTES
FOR TAFT IN CHICAGO
iDDIiESSES VAST CROWD
IS COLISEUM.
To Learn Truth Ask New York
Crowds Whom They Are
Against, He Says.
iTfy Te>crarh 1° T> » Tribune.]
jo—Governor Hughes wound
° r u week's campaign for Taft and Sherman
C?< h the Middle West with a monster meet-
Statbe Coliseum to-night, following a speak
■ m ro ? s Illinois from St. Louis to this
•* His reception here exceeded in warmth
!U lie splendid greetings he has received at
other large cities during this and his previous
' BTesten trip.
»t Springfield Governor Hughes made a great
*. • riy askmt;:
'AA the crcoks of New York about it. Do not
fV,:" they are for: ask them whom
v Jre a^inst. Then you will learn the truth.
' ( h< , nperi.d s discussion of railroads, with
rticiilar reference to his veto of the 2 -cent
**,* hill in N>* Ycrk State
1 Meeting to-night was the largest political
L* of the cam] . In this part of the coun
*V€S nd local workers do not expect even the
tn . Ti?t meeting which they are planning as
A dirteT cf nreworks. a big political parade
jjjdJgua avenue, with bands, torches.
*<par«ici'^. marching: clubs in uniform, dis
manMJed citize nJ in motor cars and a tumul
ao . a< "populace which cheered Governor Hughes
cfcoever he appeared from the time his train
f'-ered the railroad station until he retired at
th ' auditorium Annex at midnight formed ac
caßpsabaeats of the meeting:. Hughes badges.
■ashes buttons. Hughes postcards were, sold
gJffflg the street?, and their purchasers wore
hafaa.
The Hamilton Club had charge of the meet
tog Governor Densen. who had accompanied
Mr 'Hughes through Illinois, acted as chairman.
Into the hupe Coliseum were jammed from ten
thousand to fifteen thousand persons, who
cheered lustily at the hits the Governor made
fa the Morse of his speech.
Who- the Governor entered the hall, the big
assemblage surged to Jts feet and cheered for
*iree minutes, men yelling through megaphones
jn<! women wa'-ing flags wildly.
• Governor Deneen received a volley of cheers
Trhen he took the chair, and another when he
declared that, Judging from the welcome Gov
•mor Hughes got through the state to-day, he
"ras mimuie as well In Illinois as in New
Tort"
"His visit has helped us and helped our party,"
aid Governor Deneen. and I think I can pre
dirt for him triumphant election."
The audience turn I itself loose to cheer when
Ooreinor Hughes arose to speak, and renewed
i th« «?js»use when he said :
"JuSgisg frc the signs on our political hori
ssb. there is little doubt that on November 3
<■■:• ;*■;■« *■'.'.'. choose that eminent Republican,
trililMß H. Ttft."
'Farts ax* facts, and there is the record," said
the Goremor a little later in comparing- the two
ra.-.f!iar»s, "If v:e were to go no further, we
eboald have good basis for our choice."
Tea, err.»n.' shouted an old negro in the
Ins] row. a great shout answered this decla
ration.
*"£hail the people raler does not impress me
when I see the bests of Tammany marching
down Broadway with that slogan on their ban
■Sß, or when I see gathered b«neath those ban
aws all the forces of reaction which are trv:ne
to destroy every reform we have galn«»d in thf.
set two rears." gaid the Governor.
"Kit 'em again!" came a hoax?e shout.
The Governor discussed the bank guaran<ee
Proposition at some length, declaring that In
four rears, despite the recent panic, only $14.."i<>0
■** been lost to depositors out of the $4,000.
•Mir« on deposit.
Idart regard this ... vital in the campaign.
■■ *' f * not afraid to discuss it." said he.
H-took up the Bryan anti-trust fallacy, show
's? clesriy how it would bring taster to man-
* cti; ' and workingmen; ar.d th» injunction-
J«P«sition was handled in a fashion to leave
***" comfort to the Democrats
°Tfct most taporfcmt thing for the working
2411 is the malai«ii^ce of the impartiality of
•• icnitstions," said he. "This government
*** ' act founded to protect tin strong. Where
"*« it one case lnvolvir.g a laboring man there
be a (Joren irj\-olving unscrupulous combi-
BWlB «» of capital, which profit by the delay;
*€ cannot afford to weaken the arms of the
™ a ~ si v - th'-y compel obedience to their
i!eh."
" Th " !s onr- subject which, it seems to m*. is
an re lajportam than that issue." said the Gov
?? ta c!osin ? "^ is this: The next Pr^sl
«J: «-ili be called upon to select four members
« ■ Supreme Court of the United States. It
tt Rot improbable that he arfll have to choose a
portly of that august body. We are fortunate
•tted*^ 25 as oar candldate a man eminently
3*ri v hl6 ° Wn *" xfrfrienc « as a Judge to se
•« v??, 13^ X ne " d hardly attempt a eulogy
„ * v * ' Taft. His record is too well known for
Hit."
TEN PRELIMINARY SPEECHES.
,. p rtc* yy a r the Chicago meeting Governor
„, ■ spoke at ten meetings in this st.-.re,
•■^ng the line of the Alton Railroad. Each time
F| * osln away at Bryan's iinllnrss for th-
Jr* B7 M "■•■ red with Mr. Taffs eminent
aL^' Challen Bryaa to take up. with the
! iz!j eaa pa;,.! M Judge, his assertions of the
! b «^TL£e£ Den ° Cra UC -naidate's trust
'he^ ? ght rU " trf m ■ / «**Cltjr. Mo., brought
2 „ *"■' •«** to St - i™* about 8a- m.
fcfa*. P , V s made there, th^ train crossing th»;
Jpiint. 11Um<i8 - an<l M , )p , iir: nm nt
Tanv » - X & m ' Gov *™? r Deneeai and his
BW, Hughes there, and the
i .... " -•'■' ■resented the New Yorker to
aS£T. n ,lv fmOrethanaxh " ut!and - Governor
liZcT ° m a flag-draped platform, on
M** '■•^T!, %Vh " r " thC IJ:i^';'-i-n..uplas de
55 «he, th an<l dV "' Ut iS« yards from th
> S!'o2iticr.!st ,',•,',',- r ' nmllH ' pp s- s " I^vejoy. the
i thr- ri-cr Th was K!r - a^ied and thrown into
i pweht and h-M ttha h' k ; <> n..t , lo " X one. bUt it
'=s othr-r , h...d hi, flm Inin "»s audience. Just
his hearts from
A rr,at T braska anf 3 loath Dakota.
.t . ;;; d 'T,V jf rhe " rin P greeted Mr. Hughes
*=-* fowS, sr!^° h ' nd most of tbe au '»-
a. * *" h " walk ''d down to the
•*anßo.j«" he ******* the stpps of h|s rar an
JeW: rr " ln " n *• — ISfclllß of the throng
•?b 0 X- abOUt lh * Glants ' Governor?"
1n,;,/." al! r ' Sht - my Mend, and they're
The c * nn ' Xt t!m "-" retorted the Governor.
Iras af Xf Ft ° " rai "" at Carlinville. where then
-v. .„»«„„,„ re ar . , !a . form talk to a rood
t-^ng At ,- iri rij and Virden . <ring
Caatiutted ou ketoau pas*.
.-y.*^ n gut, NEW-YORK, SUNDAY. OCTOBER 11. 1908. — FI VE PARTS.-
BROOKLYN CLUB RAIDED.
Alleged Gambling House in the
Bedford Section.
Armed with axes and Jimmies, four lieuten
ants and twelve sergeants, in command of Act
ing Captain Burke, of the Manhattan Police
Hf-adquarterp. chopped their way into the Wind
sor Club, in Bedford avenue, near Pulton street.
Brooklyn, last night and arrested thirteen men.
whom they charge with Rambling;. The raid
was made over the head of Captain Zimmerman.
of the Grand avenue station, who arrived at the
club as the prisoners were being taken out.
The Headquarters raiders chopped through a
heavy oak door on the ground floor and found a
secret staircase leading to the second floor.
Four more heavy doors were battered down be
fore the officers {rot (nto the richly furnished
card room of the club, which Is in the Bedford
section, one of the finest neighborhoods of
Brooklyn.
Roulette wheels, poker chips and othor gam
bling material were fount! in the room, and the.
police declare that the thirteen men whom they
■rrested wero gambling All of the prisoners
were taken to the Brooklyn Headquarters.
charged with being common gamblers. The
same club was raided four years ago. It is said
to nave been in operation for ten years, but
Captain Zimmerman denied that he knew of any
gambling in his precinct.
COLER STOPS CITY WORK.
Lays Off All Brooklyn Laborers,
Claiming Lack of Money.
Two thousand laborers, composing the work
ing force in every branch of the borough ad
ministration Of Brooklyn, were laid off yester
day afternoon by order off Borough President
Bird P. Coler. He posted notices that th«Te
was no money to pay the men because of the
failure of the Board of Estimate to provide
a suitable appropriation. When the men quit
every public bath and comfort station in the
borough closed, the sewage disposal plant at
Coney Island ceased operation and the activity
in the highway and sewer bureau came to an
abrupt end.
Mr Coler issued a statement in which he said
the borough had suffered from gross disertm
ination He added that unless the b<->ard took
immediate action in granting money to the bor
ough '•everything pertaining to the work of the
borough administration will close down tight.**
These statements wore Included in a long letter
which Mr. Coler sent to the Board of Esti
mate.
The highway bureau is particularly hard hit
by the development of yesterday. Th* 1 shut
dowa nn'ans that practically all of th*- r iris
will be taken off public work, and r^pnlr work.
except where it is b«ing done by private con
tract, will be stopped. Tb«» force of attend
ants in Borough Kail will l*> cut down and only
one elevator will be working when the clerks,
none of whom are affected by the lay-off, come
to work to -morrow morning.
President McGowan of the Board of Alder
men *aid last night that if Borough President
Coler had asked for an apportionment at the
last meeting of the Board of Estimate to con
tinue necessary work in the departments af
fected by Coler"e order yesterday he. was sure
the apportionment would have been granted.
He contradicted flatly the statement which
President Coler was quoted as making thai
Brooklyn had been discriminated against in the
matter of apportionments. "I think Mr. Coler
Is greatly mistaken in what he says." be B»«<t,
U. 11. SMITH FOR TAFT.
President of the L. $ N. Will Not
Vote for Bryan.
[Fly T»-)».)rraph to Th« Tribir.* ]
Louisville, Oct. 10— It has been published
that Milton H. Smith, president of the L/ouls
ville &• Nashville Railroad Company, would cast
his vote this year for Bryan. "The Courier-
Jcrurnal," however, received the. following; com
munication from Mr. Smith to-day:
I note that statements have been published
that I Intend to vote for William Jennings Bryan
for President. Th*> possibility of so doing has
never occurred to me. I have registered, and
if I Jive until Election Day I will vote for Judge
William H. Taft.
(OL. STEWART RETIRED.
Findings of Army Board Approved
by the President.
Washington. Ocfc 10— Colonel William F.
Su-\\art has beenjretJred from active service in
the army. President ItoOSevelt to-day approved
the rejx-.rt of the board of army officers which
found Colonel Stewart incapacitated for active
service because of disability. An order retiring
the colonel was Immediately issued. The fol
lowing announcement was posted at the War
Department:
Colonel Stewart has this day been retired
from service by the Pr^sidfnt. upon the finding
of tlif retiring board that he is Incapacitated for
active service on account of disability incident
to the SCI vie*, under the provisions of Section
1251. Revised Statutes.
The report and findings of the board this
evening reached Secretary Wright, who aft«-r
approving them, s«»nt them to the President.
Thf President's action is final.
(•..l<«n<i Stewart's case has attracted much
attention For som«* time he was In "exile" at
K«.rt Grant, an ungarrlsoned post in Arizona
He strongly objected to being retired, declaring
that he was fully capable of performing activa
«:uty.
■I know I have b«*»n retired from the army,
and I know who is responsible for it, but I am
still an army officer and cannot discuss >tiat."
■mid <"<>l"n«-l Stewart to-nig!it when he received
formal notice by special AeOvery letter from the
War Department «if President Roosevelt's ac
tion. "It sf-ems cle;ir to ny that no time was
lost in th< case 1 asa that such
j. rompt notification should have been sent me
and thrii the papers should have beesi bandied
no .xpeditiousiy The action of the President.
th< -\ t-^Il me, is final, and. of course, there is
nothing to t>e donr
I h.id hardly expected to be retired this way
without notice, and >-o am unpr^par><i "
MACK ASTOXISHED
Can't Understand How Campaign
Fund Became Public.
Chicago, Oct. 10. — Norman K. Mack, chair
man of the Democratic National Committee,
speaking to-day of the publication of the Demo-,
eratte campaign fund and the contributors to
it, said:
"I am at a loss to understand how the list
found its way into the newspapers, I don't know
whether it was given out la New York or Chl
ca£Q/*/_^_ . *J ..... ..:
"GOVERiYMEiNT
BY COMMISSION."
WHAT HUGHES DID AXD
CHANLER WOULD UNDO.
in.
BARRED THE "CLOVER PATCH."
Governor Hughes said in his speech of accept
ance: "The question is, Shall the effort to
maintain administration which shall place the
interests of the people above selfish advantage
be repudiated or supported? Shall the effort to
correct abuses and to regulate effectively our
public service corporations be condemned or
sustained?" Mr. Chanler in his speech of ac
ceptance said: "I favor to the fullest extent
practically doing away with what is familiarly
known as 'government by commission.' "
Here Is an illustration of the way the public
was sacrificed by the holding company device
before transit affairs were subjected to the
"government by commission" which Mr. Chanlei
would abolish, and of the way Governor Hughe?
has safeguarded the public "clover patch" from
that particular method of private foraging:
BEFORE. | AFTER.
Holding companies Not more than 10 per
could acquire any or all cent of the stock of a
of the stock of com- railroad or street railroad
panics and thus pyramid can now be purchased or
control. The Interbor- he'd by any corporation
ough-Metropolltan com- other than railroads or
pany, a holding company, street railroads, and
owns $112,794,400 of the these cannot acquire any
$145 847. capital stock stock without the consent
of the companies afford- of the commission. The
Ing transportation In combining of companies
New York County. This Is thus so limited that
holding company has out- the protection of the pub
standing of Its own $206,- ! lie is assured.
£27,192. The only prop- A few years ago the
erty owned by this com- Metropolitan bought all
oany Is stock and bonds of the stock and bonds of
In other companies. Did the Wall & Cortlandt
your dally fare go to bus- Street* Perries Company
tain this piling of securl- and paid 1965,000 there
ties on securities? for, although the i run
As an i-x.impl» of how pnny had no proper ty
control was pyramided except it.« franchise, and
before the present disso- was under a perpetual
lutlon began, take the Injunction not to mm th<»
case of the Union Rail franchise After th*
•nay Company, the entire 'money was paid to Mr
stock of which Brady he sent flvr> check*
owned by the Third Ave-lof (110.000 each to Mi
mi* Railroad Company. Ryan and four of his
which was leased to th« comrades If the Public
Metropolitan Street Rafl- Service Commission had
way Company. which then been in •»xis<t«»noo It
was leased to the New could have detected tii"
York City Railway Com- nar to the piibli.; when
pnny, the stork of whlchlthe Metropolitan applied
was owned by the Met- for leave to a«:<niire th<>
ropolltan B*>curiti^a Pom i stock of the Wall &■
puny, the stock of which Cortlandt Streets Ferries
was oivnfd by th« Inter- j Company for $365,000.
b o rough-Metropolitan
company. It Is not nur-j
prlsint: that in th» maze
of corporate machinery j
the managers forgot to
repair their tracks and
mrs, or to furnish ade
nuate bervice to the pub-,
lie.
Mr. Ryan may want to break down the super
vision of railroads under th« Public Ptvlco law
so that he may again be able to work the "clover
patch," as ho called the transit field of N«mv
York. Do you want to defeat Mr Hughes and
elect Mr. Chanler to secure for him that "per
sonal liberty"
WOULD OUST JEROME.
Shearn Promises To Do So in Thirty
Days if Elected.
• Albany. Oct. -Clarence J. Shearn' candi
date ot thi Independence party for (Jovcrn^r.
spokft here to-nlphi. in hi.- speech h» at
tacked Lieutenant Governor Chanler and Dis
trict Attorney Jerome of New York.
He declared that if elected Governor. within
thirty days after assuming office he would re
move Mr. Jerome from office.
NEW GRIDIUOX RECORD.
Seventeen Player* Hurt in Union-
Wedeyan Football Game.
Bchenectadr. W- v • r"r "' f 1O A
record for the football season waa estab I
here to-day by the teama of Union and w • -
leyan colleges, seventeen players being knock? 1
unconacfoua during the game, and Bye of I ■
being hurt bo seriously that thej w< •■ removej
to the hospital.
The officials united In Baying that the game
was the roughest and mosl hard fought I
had ever seen. In less than ten minutes aft< r
play began both the captains Potter, of Union,
and Hammond, of Wesleyan- were carried from
the field. Potter with a broken collarboi •
Hammond with slight concussion of the brain
After nearly every scrimmage some one waa
found to nave been hurt s.-> seriously that be
could not get up. The team? were •
matched, a& Is shown by the ■core ol 0 to 0.
WIIITXEV AFTER HEARS
Organizes a Parti/ to Hunt in the
Rockies.
[Dy Telegraph to Th* Trlbunr ]
Denver Oct. 10.— Harry Payne Whitney and
I* 6. Thompson, of New York, have organize!
a large hunting party, to leave Glen wood
Springs about October 20 In search of bear and
mountain lions.
"Jake" Borah, who was chief guide foi Pre
dent Roosevelt, will lead the party, which Kill
tuko fifty horses.
COTTOX WORKERS AGREE.
Manchester Operatives Accept Re
duction, Pending Readjustment.
Manchester, Oct. lO.— The operative spinners
and cardroom workers have at length succeeded
In adjusting their differences with the cotton
manufacturers, both kinds of workers =i£rr»-i-
ing to accept a r ' per cent reduction.
The question of wages, however, will be taken
up three months later for the purpose of re
adjustment.
AUTO GOES THROUGH BARN.
New Jersey Man Who Shot Lion His a New
Experience.
N. wton. N. I. Oct. 10.— Edward Rad*»l. the bbsbi
who shot Wasbburn's escaped lion a week hro. had
an exciting automobile ride to-day. With two
friends he was descending a long, steep hill at
Bwartswood, when the brake broke. The power
was shut off. but" the automobile continued down
the incline with Increasing speed
Near the fool of the hill the oar swerved, throw-
Ing 11" passengers to the road. It kept going m
ricbt through a small barn on the farm of John
Emmons. and came to a standstill some distance
beyond. Bad*! and his companions were bruised
nnd shaken up, but were not seriously injured.
Radei says that shooting escaped lions now seems
a tame sort of sport.
WHERE TO TAKE LUNCH
And drink tiM Highest Types of American Wines.
H T Dewey & Sons Co., 138 Fulton St,, New York.
— Advt. . , --..-.-
SERVIA'S PRINCE
SPEAKS FOR WAR
HOPES FOR A CONFLICT
IX A FEW DAYS.
Frantic Crowd* in Belgrade— The
Assembly in Session — Power*
Discuss Action.
Crown Trine* 1 George of Servia addressed a
crowd which clamored, for war before his pal
ace, saying that he hoped their desire would
be granted m a few days. The Skuptschina mot
in secret session. Most of its mo-nibers appar
ently favor war with Austria.
Advices from Vienna said tint a fleet of gun
boats was gathering nt Semlln, opposite Up
grade, and that another army corps was on its
way to the frontier.
M. iswolsUy and Sir Edward Grey met iv
London, bat did not reach a decision on a
<Y>ursf> of Joint action. Greal Britain i> still
anxious to find ;i settlem-nt withcur smnin"ii
ing the powers in conference
A popular movement to boycott Austrian. Bul
gariHii and German products baa been started
in Constantinople.
BELGRA DE Tl TRBULEXT.
Crown Prince* Speech- M. Pome*
Sees No Hope of Pence .
Belgrade, Ocl 1" Crown Prince George, ad
dressing a great crowd of citizens who clam
ored for war before his palace an.l the Skupsh
tlna building, said:
'•Brethren, I thank you for your patriot!
nanlfestation. I share your feelings, and I hope
that n« a f* ■•■■ laj ire all shall be ai le to civ
our livea for the King an<i I
■]■■■ . ■ ■
iiik t' ■■■:• t '• Crown Prince. B i ■•••
r>t the Serbs."
In official circles it Is now believed thai war
is unavoidable! M. Pastes, Minister of War.
in an interview to-day laid that the situation
"was most critical, adding: can
hardly be avoided."
Two Austrian flags were burned by a mob In
• ms enon 111 1
Tlif» extraordinary session of the Bkupshtlna.
or national assembly, was opened this morning
amid scenes of great excitement. The warlike
sentiment of the delegates was ■•••'■ noticeable,
and this spirit was expressed rby the prompt
election to the Presidency of the Assembly of
Professor Jovanovita, one <>f the most prominent
agitators in favor of war with Austria-Hungary.
After th« election of officials the Skui'shtina
adjourned until 4 o'clock this afternoon, when a
secret ■lon was held.
A great mm meeting was held this" morning,
after which th» demonstratots marched to the
Shupshtlna. clamoring for w;ir.
The new* that the Austrian monitors which
are coming down the Danube, have reached th*
Servian frontier Is beginning to alarm the people.
The Servian government's reply to Austria's
request for an explanation of the mobilization of
Servla's forces has been forwarded to the
a i iro-Hungarlan government. Servia explains
that this Is due to the fact that the present
forces are insufficient to maintain order in the
interior, and that the new movement should not
provoke Inquietude with regard to Servia's pa
cific Intentions
AUSTRIA STUBBORN.
Russia's Effort* in Vain Warlike
Tone in Vienna.
St Petersburg, Oel 10. The ut I '
„, diplomacj I ive been directed for the
entire week toward an endeavor to secure some
modification of th< recalcitrant attitude of Aus
tria Hungary regarding the scope of the de
liberations of the proposed congress of the
powers "ii the Balkan situation, but these efforts
been fruitless. M Tcharykon*. thr> acting
Foreign Mlnistei ni several hour
In consultation with Count Berchthold. th« Aus
trian Ambassador, but appari ntly to no purpose.
Austria, although its first announcement was
that :«.- a great power it could not permit other
nations to question Its action in annexing Bosnia.
Is willing to discuss the questions St compensa
tion to the great powers, the limitation of the
desires of the Balkan states and th< cancella
tion of • bnoxious clauses In the Berlin tr. aty,
but Is obdurate on the all Important point of It*
res] onsihllltj to the signatories to thai treaty.
\ ;. Hicose note Is now begifaning to be sound
ed from Vienna it was learned to day from ■
„,11 informed source thai Austria would not
shrink from war, rather than yield to dictation
in the form of a Joint '-all for an International
congress Issued i>' Great Britain, F*rmnce, Rus
sia and Italy. According to this authority, Aus
tria and Germany have seised this opportunity
to test the strength of the frequently discussed
"hemming In policy." They believe that the
time is favorable t<> shatter tl. narrowing circle
,if alliances and undi rstandlngs.
It is entirely possible that Austria may make
an Issue of the formal refu al of the powers to
recognize tin- annexation ot Bosnia as an ac
complished fact.
Count Berchthold has been In an embarrassing
position, for it is nearly a week sin ••■ he de
manded an audience with Emperoi Nicholas,
to which he was entitled as tin pi -tonal rep
resentative of Emperor Francis J' seph This
audience was put off. however, for various rea
sons, and it Is undersl I her. that ; :.. i
ror will not receive the Austrian Ambassador
until after the return ol M. Iswoisky from the
London conference a
CONFERRING IN LOXDOX.
Meeting of Power* Not Yet Ar
ranged — I tali/ Falls in Line.
London, Oct. 10.— Although Sir Edward Grey,
the. British Foreign Secretary, and M. [awolsky,
the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, who
arrived here last night from I'ari.s, spent sev
eral hours this afternoon discussing the Near
Eastern crisis, they did not reach a decision as
to the best means of solving the questions In
volved. It was stated officially that the meet-
Ing resolved itself Into a preliminary exchange
of views, and that the ministers were hopeful
that a friendly solution would be found. This
the Foreign Office will not admit must neces
sarily be by ana of a. conference .of the
. Continued on fourth yu<a. . _ •
SIXTY PAGES.
CRASH AT SEA KILLS IS.
Pretoria and Xipponia in Collision —
Latter's Captain Droxved.
Hamburg. Oct. 10. — The German steamers
Pretoria and Nipponia have been in collision in
the fog off Scher*ningen. Thirteen of the Nip
ponla's crew, including the captain, wero
drowned Th* Pretoria was not damaged.
The Pretoria belongs to the Hamburg-Ameri
can Lin*, and under the command of O.ptain
Schrott^r she left New York on September L'S
for Hamhrff. The Nipponla Is owned in Stettin
and left Lulea, Sweden, August 11, for Emden.
TRAIX KILLS FOUR.
Wagon, vekh Six Persons, Hit Xear
Mcl rose, X. Y.
[Ry Tp'.'graph M The Tribun'l
Troy, N V , Oct l'l —Four persons wore killed
and two were injured at 6:30 o'clock to-night in
a grade crossing accident on th* Boston & Main*
tracks about a mile north of Morose, when a
train from Rutland struck a wagon containing
six pr>rs,,nz. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Luther, of
Schaghticoke; Frank Roberts, of M*lros*, and
a two-year-old child of the Luthers were killed.
Tli* injured are Jam*s Luther, fiv* years old.
and Alden Luther, six years old. Th* fatalities
were caused by th* deafness of Frank Roberts.
who was driving and failed to hear the train.
Fr.-mk Roberts was a brother of Mrs. Luther
and had been to Schaghticoke visiting his sis
ter's family. He was driving to his home, in
Melrose, accompanied by the Luther?, who were
going to his horn* to attend a family reunion
to-morrow. The train hit th* wagon squarely
and four of lt.« oorupants w*r* Instantly kill*d.
Tw>> of the victims were carried al^ng on the
cowcatcher. The oth^r two were tossed dows.
the embankment On* of the hors«s was Wiled.
Th* wagon was shattered.
The bodies of the victims were horribly
crushed Coroner Hutton, of Valley Falls,
viewed th* bodies, but tesei ved decision pend
ing an inquest Th* injured childr*n were
brought to th* Troy hospital. Dr. H*rri<-k found
that on* h.'id sustained a broken thigh and both
have scalp wounds. They will recover.
SXEEZE CAUSES UPSET.
Well Known Automobilists Have
Narrow Escape at Palmer, Mass.
Lenox. Mass., Ocl 1(>1 (> Because th*ir chauf
feur waa forced to sn*ez* and lost control of
his machine, an aMtomobil* party consisting of
Mrs Walt*r Bor*man. of the island of Teneriff*;
I^ady Sutt>>n and Herbert Astley, of London.
who were on tho way from Richard O. Dix*y's
Tanglewood villa in Lenox to th* villa of J.
m Forbes, of Boston, shot over a thr**
root cmivankment at Pahner. The machine
; turtle and th* part; escaped from s*ri
. Ident because th* machine shot dear of
th*m and they landed on th* mossy bank of a
rivulet It was necessary for th* party to go
by train t.-> Boston.
NOT DAUXTED BY TRIP.
Crexc of Submarines Ready for An
other, Despite Trying Experience.
[By I>!»*raph to The Trlbun*.]
Philadelphia, Oct. 10. —Lieutenant Maryland, of
the torpedo boat flotilla, composed of the Octopus,
the Viper, the Tarantula and th* Cuttlefish, which
arrived at Iyag-ie Island Navy Yard last night un
der convoy of th* gunboat Scorpion, raid to-day
that the crews are willing to undertake a sim"nr
trip again, although he did not deprecate Its dan
gers.
The little craft spent four and one-half days in
the trip from New York and underwent a most haz
ardous experience in the storm off Sandy Hook
Thursday night. The holds were awash with sea
water, which in combination with the batteries and
machinery- generated a noxious gas which all but
smothered the crews, and from which the men have
not yet rritlrely recovered. The Viper and the Ta
rantula became separated from the rest of the fleet
and great anxiety was felt during the hours that
elapsed before they were picked up. The crews
bad little food and no sleep during the entire trip,
so precarious was th*> situation.
BLINDED, LED BY DOG.
Sister of Late Samuel Fessenden
Narrowly Escapes Death.
; r. v Tetasrapß. M The Tribune 1
Stamford, Conn., Oct. lO.— Shot in th* ey* by
a careless sma'l boy in Hlllandale Park late
day afternoon. Miss Abbi* S. Fessenden.
;i sister of th- bite Samuel Fessenden. was able
to reach h»-r home, half a asfie away, through
the intelligence of a pet *\of; which she had been
leading al th* end of a chain.
Naturally near sighted, the vision of on* eye
completely lost as a result of the wound and the
other dimmed by cuts from the bits of bar
broken eyeglass. Miss Fessenden was !*d by
the dog, uhlninw: in sympathy and barking as :f
to attract attention, to her home.
The physicians who removed the bullet sai<l
that if it had lodged an pighth of an inch to the
left it would have entered Miss Possendes/I
brain and killed her instantly.
HID IN VAULT FOUR DAYS.
Youth Waited Without Food or
Water to Steal K OO.
Chicago, Oct Mk — ISdward Wieren. nin-<ven
years old, confessed to-day to the theft of $T*k">
From the vault of the W. & I>. A lies Manufact
uring Company, where he had been employed.
The youth said that he had secreted himself
ii! the vault four days before thS robbery and
bad n mained there without food or water until
the day on which he knew the money would bs
deposited. After emerging from his pla< c of
concealment Wlerea pocketed the money, h<«
paid, and awaited the opening of the vault <lo*:r.
which had been locked when the money was
placed In the receptacle. He then struck down
Henry Oibbs, a superintendent, who opened the
door, and .scaped with the money.
Wieren placed $tf<X> in a Chicago bank Yes
terday when he appeared at the bank to with
draw it he was arrested.
SQUIRRELS ATTACK NUT PICKER.
White Mountain Animals Laying in Big Store,
/ Expecting Hard Winter.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune. 1
Littleton. N. H.. Oct. 10.— "This is going to be a
long and very cold winter," prophesies I. C. Rich
ardson, weather expert of this White Mountain sec
tion. "1 he squirrels know It, and they are laying
,in an extra store of chestnuts."
About twenty squirrels attacked a farm hand
while he mup a tree picking chestnuts yesterday
and bit him bo badly thai ha nettled a physician's
attendance. Squirrels never attack any one unless
tat nut crop is small, like this one.
price fiat: cents.
FOUR PERSONS SHOT
IM ATTACK ON JAIL
SOUTH CAROLIXA TROOPS
COMBAT MOB.
Three Xegroes May Be Lynched if
Infuriated Populace Gains
an Entrance.
[By Telegraph to Th* Tribunal
Columbia. P. C, Oct. 10.— An attempted as
sault upon Miss'LJllie Dempsey, a young book
keeper at the Saxon cotton mills, just outside
the corporate limits of Spartanburg. by a negro
giving Ma name as John Irby. a native of 'Lau
rens. near the mill, shortly before noon to-day.
has thrown the town into a state of intense ex
citement, with a mob numbering several hun
dred persons beating itself against the walls of
the county prison. Late to-night the situation
is ugly and threatening, though there are within
the jail yard one hundred and fifty militiamen,
armed and ready for any emergency.
Four persons were wounded, one of them seri
ously, and John Sparks, a restaurant keeper,
was arrested and held without bail on the
charge of shooting Sheriff Nichols, wto was
slightly wounded in the exchange of shots, be
tween the mob and the authorities, who were
protecting the trembling prisoner in the Jail.
Beginning about noon the crowd, sullen and
bent on vengeance, roamed about th* court
house square, approaching: at times the very
gates of the high wall inclosing the jail, but no
leader appeared, and the mob spirit by 8:3O
o'clock to-night had died out to some extent,
although Jeers and curses were still heard.
Just after nightfall th* guard at the Jail "was
augmented by the arrival of the Morgan Rl2es.
fifty strong, from CJifton. a suburban mill town.
The company came in on the electric car line
and were rushed to the Jail. The Hampton
Guards, forty strong, the local company of stats
troops, had been at the Jail since 1 o'clock to
lay. A hundred regulation army rifles, pro
truding from windows, doors and porches of th*
buildin?, presented a formidable proposition for
the consideration of the mob leaders.
An hour later the situation asain became
alarming. The crowd was augmented by fly«
hundred persons from Greenville, the home of
the engineer killed in the wreck caused by the
negro Clarence Agnew. There was some shoot
ing in the streets and the mob moved Into the
public square.
The first shot came from a window of th»
jail, and it was followed by others from th-s
same quarter. An answering shot was fired
from the crowd. This broke a window in the
jail and slightly wounded Sheriff Nicholl3.
Sparks was accused of the shooting and imme
diately taken into custody. His attorney offered
bail of $1,000 to-night, but this was refused.
Those wounded by the officers tirhen they
fired on th* crowd were: Grover Fowler, four
teen years old. shot in the arm and hand; Er
nest Foster, twenty years old. seriously
wounded in the side and shoulder, and a man
named Carner, twenty years old. slightly
wounded In the hip. All are mil} operatives.
Governor Ansel left his home in Greenville,
forty miles west of here, on a special train to
night. As this is a prohibition town, the main
source of supplying the demand for liquor is
through the officers of the Southern Express
Company, and that establishment, as a measure
of precaution, was dosed early la the afternoon.
la so far as the delivery of whiskey was con
cerned. There were threats of dynamiting aha
jail and precautions wen taken to have all
known supplies of th- explosive guarded.
Irby's arres-t was effected shortly after th*
commission of his crime and close la the sccsfl
of his attack. He was captured by mill opera
tives who had Joined in the pursuit, was taken
before the young woman, who Immediately
identified him. and was then carried into th«
wood?. His captors were about to lynch him
when a mounted police ..fflcer arrived and
wrested him from the crowd, not. however, be
fore the negro had been badly beaten. Th
negro was taken to the Jail, and almost immedi
ately the attacks on th^ buildin* began. Sheriff
Nichols swore in a number of deputies and the
militia were ordered out. Fowler, on* of the
wounded men. was fired at by those within the
jail just as be was about to batter down th*
gates of the institution. The mob also tried to
gain ingress by ■sobs! of step!adders% but they,
too. were ineffectual.
Judge K. C. Klugh. whs was holding court in
the city, addressed the mob and begged them
to allow the law to take its course, assuring
them that the negro failed t.-. accomplish Idi
purpose, an.l promising a speedy trial. State
Senator H B. Carlisle and H. R. Black alsr»
pleaded with the mob. which remained obdurate.
While to-day's crime of the negro brag wa*
the chief cause of the mob's fury, the presence
in the Jail of two other negn>es against whom
from time Is time in the last two weeks ther-?
have been threats of violence added to the ex
citement. One of these negroes. Clarence Ag
new. wrecked a passenger train on the main
line of the Southern Railway two weeks ago
near Duncan. S. C . and the engineer and lire
man were killed in the wreck. It was expected
that Agnew would be tried at the last term of
court, but for some unexplained reason he was
not tried. The other negro. "Will" Foster, was
twice convicted of the revolting murder of John.
Young, a white man. last November.
These circumstances make tt certain that en
trance of the mob into the jail would mean a
triple lynching.
KILL IXXOC EXT XEGROES.
■Whites in Mississippi Plan War of
Extermination.
[Tir T*>.<raph •• The Trtbuae.J
Hickory. Miss.. Oct. 10.— One innocent .negro
has been hanged and two others shot to death
near here by a mob of fifty white men. which,
foiled in Its search for "Shep" Jones, the negro
murderer of Albert J. Wall, a white planter.
wreaked vengeance on members of the negro
race who were in no way connected with the
assassination of Wall. The body of William
Fielder, the father-in-law of "Shep" Jones, was
found to-day hanging from a tree near his home.
Dee Dawkin*. at whose home Jones spent a
short time after killing Wall, was shot and
killed without a chance for his life, and Frank
Johnson, whose only offence was that he was a
friend of Jones, met a like fate.
The whites in the section where Wall was as
sassinated, a little settlement twelve miles from
here, have begun a campaign of extermination
against the negroes. A negro church building
and lodge hall In the community were destroyed
by fire early this morning, and the mob is still
out.
The officers of the county have communicated;
with Governor Noel, at Jackson, and advised
him of the situation. :; ;V : ■

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