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MV^ISV ■«& BY MAII*
MOTHER AND CHILD
THE HOLY FAMILY
AN AMERICAN BEAUTY
yesterday afternoon capsized an iS-foot
catboat owned by Edward Buck, of No.
US East 125 th street, in Long Inland
Sound, off Rodman's Point. The point
where the accident occurred is in an un
frequented part of East Chester Bay.
and Buck clung to the keel of the cat
boat for an hour before a launch raann.'d
by harbor police came along and rescued
him. He was taken to the Metropolitan
Boat Club, in P-elham Bay, and after
petting dried he prevailed upon several
members of the club to go back with
him and help right the catboat.
Bold Attempt to Catch Yacht.
William Kelly, of No. 173 West 125 th
street, and two companions had a nar
row escape from drowning in an attempt
to reach a sloop as she passed Coney
Island." Kelly, accompanied by James
New. of No. ITS East 96th street, and
Walter Smith, of No. 152 East 123 d
street, arrived too late at the Manhattan
pier whence departed the yacht that
was to carry the members of the Will
iam Kelly Association beyond the har
bor for a day's filing Determined not
to forsake the club bearing his name.
Kelly proposed that the three take a
train to Coney Island and there hire a
rowboat -i get aboard the yacht.
The trio secured a boat at the Iron
Pier and put out. When they were about
a hundred yards from shore an unusually
large wave overturned the frail craft
The men clung to the boat and yelled tor
help, their cries attracting- the attention
of Edward J. Parrel ., a Bporttns writer
- -,- a Brooklyn newspaper, who lives at
XO. 346 Clifton Place. Brooklyn, and of
his brother, James, of the same address,
who Is president of the 13th Regiment
Athletic Association. They were cruis
ing in a. launch, waiting to judge the en
durance race of the United States Vol
unteer !_:iVsav'-ng Corps. They rescued
The men. who were nearly exhausted, and
put them in care of their friends on the
At 7 o'clock last evening Charles Ben
der, of No. 602 West 4Sth street, was
seized with cramps while bathing from
i dock at 49th street and North River.
He was rescued by longshoremen an-1
taken to his home, appaiently none the
■worse, for his experience. About four
hours later an ambulance was sum
moned to his home from Flower Hospi
tal. Dr. Reed found that Bender was
suffering from submersion and that his
condition was so serious a.- to require
10 DROWN IN NEW ENGLAND
Bathing and Canoeing 1 Responsi
ble for Deaths.
* Boston, July 24. — New England water?
reaped their usual crop of Sunday
ik drowning^ to-day, ten having been re-
Pl parted from various sections to-night.
W A cooling plunge in lake or stream, after
a day of intense heat, caused the major
ity of the accidents, while the unstable
canoe was responsible for two and an
■•_.-...• to stand up ii a -•-.'. boat ac
counted lor another.
The waters also yielded up the bodies
cf wo other victims of the recent acci
PULLS NO. 160 FROIVi RIVER
Coakley, of Corlears Hook, Saves
One More Browning Man.
Just ta show. that he is bo the jot, de
spite the fact that yesterday -was the twen
ty-seventh anniversary r.r-d celebration of
his selection as champion volunteer life
ssver of th* Coriears Hook section of the
East River. Captain John J. CoakSey and
r.r.e of his lieutenants, Robby Moran by
r.s.me, pulled a drowning man out of the
river at noon off Gouveraeur street.
■'Oh, that's nothing," said the captain,
when seen -" his headquarters, a shanty
that stands or. the bulkhead near Jackson
street. "These strong men who jump in
and try to beat the stir? currents of the
E«.?t River have some close calls. This
mstn was James Hussey, of No. •614 Water
street, and he's just one of the one hun
dred- tad sixty or so that we have saved
during the ■•--: The worst case," contin
ued Captain Coakley, "was that of Thomas
Dillon, who walked overboard In December
?rom this .bulkhead. After we got him to
the hospital he taid he thought he was at
12oth street. We protect this Corlears Hook
section night and day, and it is done with
out compensation, except Dae voluntary
Captain Coakley was elected by his con-
Biltuents yesterday Mayor of Co: Sears r*arK.
Georse Ga!'.agher was made inspector and
Tr roes L.awler police commissioner; "Joe"
Fltzsircmcns was appointed secretary of
State and Timor" Leach, who has the
reputation ot being the greatest swimmer
and all-around man in the Volunteer Life
savin? Corf* was made chief aid to Cap
Their Sailboat Capsized by a
Gust of Wind.
Brie : P--r July 24.— Harry and Alvin
V nfleM brothers sad well known young
men. w*re drowned in Erie Harbor to-day
when their sailboat capsized.
They had tost takes a picnic party safe
ly across to the peninsula and were re
turning' for another load of young people
when ■ gust overturned them.
Alvin afield* sweetheart was among a
number Of girls ■who, helpless, witnessed
the accident from the shore.
TWO LIVES LOST IN CANADA.
Toronto, July ?•? — The yacht Melba.
vJth feven persons on board, upset in the
take near the Eastern Gap to-night and
rank si forty feet of srater. Five of the
passengers were rescued, but lies W. a
Tobias and Tier three-year-old grandson,
Donald Tctias, who were in the cabin,
SEVEN DROWN IN PENNSYLVANIA.
Pittsburg, July 21— High temperature and
oppressive humidity drove crowds to river
end lake to-day. Seven persons met death
by drowning in different parts of Western
Pennsylvania. Two deaths w*re charged
also partly to the beat, and one suicide.
The Weather Bureau promises no early re
lic/ trow tee almost unbearable weather.
RAILWAY STRIKE STILL ON
Grand Trunk Officials Refuse to
TIME FOR MEDIATION PAST
Company's Reply to Minister
King — Trains Stalled at South
Bend- — A Wreck.
Montreal. July 24 —The attempts of Mac
kenzie K!ng, Minister of Labor, to effect a
settlement of the Grand Trunk strike have
fallen through, at ieast for the present, the
Grand Trunk management raking the view
tr.at the time for arbitration has passed,
and that aU that the company requires in
order to resume the full operation of the
road is the protection for its men to which
n is legally entitled. The message con
veying this information to Mr. King was
sent to-night, and read as follows:
Your telegram of the 23d received While,
as you know, from the many conferences
urging your action before the strike took
place and from our offer repeated and
urged upon the committee, we were de
sirous oi arbitration and so avoiding tne
existing trouble, time for such action has
now passed, and it is only necessary that
we should have the protection to which we
are entitled to enable us to resume tne fun
operation of the -"^i? HARLES
Coupled with this announcement of the
company that the time has passed for
arbitration comes th<* statement that on
Monday the shops of the entire system will
be reopened: that instructions will be issued
to scents again to accept freight; that way
freights will be put on. and that the mani
fest freight service will be increased.
In addition, it is announced by the of
ficials that some of the former employes
who went out on Monday last are reporting
The answer of Mr. Murdoc-k. vice-presi
dent of the trainmen's association, follows:
We are Derfectly satisfied with the way
thi^e-s are'goine. and if it is to be a tight
to a "finish 1 do not know that I could &ug
ee?- an improvement on existing conditions
from our point of view. As matter? stano.
the 'travelling public is being fairly well
taken care at. while freight is tied up. Tne
report of A Kennedy, of the Engineer?
p.-otherhood. to up la that only 10 per cent
of the Grand Trunk engineers are on their
Despite Mr. Murdock's assurance, mis
pivinp? are beginning to 'develop among
the men, who see the positions which
they once held threatened by the railroad.
This was shown at the meeting of the
men to-day, and the suggestion was plain
ly made to the leaders that action was
necessary in order to hold the strikers to
Toronto. July 24 —The claim? of the
Grand Trunk Railway that matters are
assuming better shape were borne out to
day by the arrival and departure of four
freight trair.s from Toronto. Mr. Brown
lee, superintendent of transportation, said
tc-night that the North Bay and Cobalt
regular trains would be resumed to-mor
row and that the Buffalo Special would
run regularly from now on. Crews have
been secured for all passenger, mixed and
way freight trains, and eight of the lat
ter will Btart to-morrow from London,
Toronto, Stratford. Sarnia and Niagara
Three or four through trains will also
leave Samia. Three westbound freights
were sent cut from Port Huron to-day, ani
two eastbound and two westbound from
Battle Creek Everything is apparently
quiet at Brockville. the militia still holding
the station. Three of the ringleaders of the
rioting of Friday night, two of them strik
ing trainmen, have been remanded to jail
tor a week.
RIOTING AT SOUTH BEND
One Man Shot — Attempt to
Wreck a Passenger Train.
South Bend, Ind July 24. — Strikers at
tempted to throw eastbound passenger train
No. S from "he track this afternoon at
Olive ra. the first station at which Grand
Trunk eastboond trains stop in passing
through South Bead The engineer noticed
the turned switch signal in time to bring
his train to a stop, and thereby probably
prevented Injury, if not loss of •**•• to (he
All passenger trains to and from South
Bend were cancelled to-night, the burning
of freight cars and the stalling of another
freight train In the west yards causing the
company to stop all operations in this sec
Riotir.e in the local railroad yards began
last night. a.nd has beer, spasmodic through
the day. One man. J. Free!, of? this city,
■?..'!? wounded seriously by John Peck, of
Battle Creek, Mich., who is one of the em
ployes of a private detective agency which
L? assisting the railroad. Peck and three
ether men were arrested.
Late in the afternoon the mob burned
two cabooses and attempted to destroy sev
eral freight cars, but the police and fire
department dispersed the crowd.
A freight train or M*» cars which en
tered the aly last night at 10 o'clock was
stalled by the strikers-, who cut the air
hose. The block resulted in tying up five
GOVERNOR REFUSES TROOPS.
Indianapolis. July 2« —Governor Marshall
refused a rtquest made to-night by the
Grand Trunk* superintendent to call oat
troops to quell strike <i:Eor<iers
CONDITIONS IN NEW ENGLAND
Montreal ExDress Thrcwii from Track
— Freight Moving.
Boston, July 24 — ftearly normal condi
tions prevailed to-day in th<=- eection of
:<f-- Eng-lai-d affected by the strike of
.- a on 'he Grand Trunk and Cen
tral Vermont railways
The Montreal Express, due at Portland,
Me , this morning, arrived eleven hours
late to-night as the result of an acci
dent at Durham. P. Q-. last night, due T o
s misplaced switch.
Sunday excursions were run as usual
by the Grand Trunk at Portland, and
there were no disturbances anywhere. A
better movement of freight was reported
from White River Junction than at any
time since the strike.
TWO BROWN IN THE NIAG.
Young Women Lose Lives as Canoe Up
sets — Companions Saved.
Euffalo. July 2*.— The Misses Mabel and
Blanche Bergen, eighteen and nineteen
years old, respectively, were drowned this
evening In the Devil's Half Acre, a stretch
of turbulent water in the Niagara River,
lust below the International Bridge. With
two young men tr»ey paddled down the
river in a canoe, which was swamped at a
point where rescue was impossible.
The boys clung to the canoe for over an
hour until rescued by a launch.
FLEE FROM BURNING LAUNCH.
(Pv T<!eKrar'h to The Tribune]
New Haven, July 24. — The gasolene
launch Dorothea, owned by H. S. and R.
<; Eeardsley. of New York, was de
stroyed by fire just outside New Haven
harbor late to-night. The boat is a thir
ty-foot cabin launch, and her owners were
cruising along the Hound with Captain
Isaac Leverson. of Brooklyn. Just be
fore they reached New Haven harbor
Captain Lcverhon Started to fill a geso
!ene tank, which caught fire and exploded.
The boat was burned to the water's edge
Captain Leverson was severely burned.
The three occupants escaped in a rovrboat.
NEV-TORK DAILY TRIBUNE, .MONDAY. JULY 25. 1910.
YOUNG JEKYLL AND HYDE
Leader of Gang of Yonkers Boys
MADE CRIMINAL BY A FALL
Lad of Thirteen Surrenders, Fol
lowing Arrest of His Com
panions Saturday Night.
Aleck Kellog-g. £on of William C. Kellogg,
of Xo. 15 Lawrence street, Yonkers, leader
of the gang of fourteen-year-old boys who
have been conducting wholesale robberies
in South Yonkers. walked into the Yonkers
police station yesterday and surrendered
Two of his band. De L«on Hall, jr., of
Lowerre, and Van Everte Kilpatrick, of
Xo. 50 Rumsey Road, who were arrested
on Saturday night, had told Captain
Cooler, of the Yonkers police, the details
of their burglaries, and named Kellogg
as the leader.
After his' pedigree waf taken the lad,
who is only thirteen years old. told Captain
Cooley a remarkable story. He said, and
ia this he was corroborated by his father,
that he met with an injury to his head
several years ago by falling on the side
walk, and ever since then he had been
possessed by an inordinate desire to steal.
The lad's father said that specialists who
have examined him have declared he will
never be rid of this desire until an oper
ation has been performed on him.
The boy is remarkably developed from
a physical standpoint, being as large as
a normal boy of eighteen and weighing
140 pounds. In addition to this he his
wonderfully strong, his body being cov
ered with abnormally developed muscles.
He is unable to read, but has an intense
liking for moving pictures and spends
every cent he can get to see them, espe
cially enjoying pictures of bank burg
laries and c? other crime It is through
the influence of such pictures, according
to his father, that the boy was led to
commit his most recent crime
Under close questioning by Captain
Cooley, the boy said he had entered other
houses before for the purpose of burglary,
each time at 2 o'clock in the morning.
Or. every occasion, he said, he had been
armed with a revolver and would not
have hesitated to use it if to shoot meant
Young Kellogg then told the captain
that he had twice tried to kill his mother,
both times being led to the deed by the
murderous strain induced by his fall in
Captain Cooley. who has been a policeman
for twenty years and has had a wide ac
quaintance with criminals of every descrip
tion, said that he was surprised at the cool
ness and skill as a crook of this thlrtten
year-old boy. Kellogg appears to be a veri
table Jekvl! and Hyde, for he has moments
when he is as gentle and law-abiding as
possible, but at other times his features are
d'storted into a grimness and look of reck
less daring that completely disguise him,
and he acpears to age perceptibly. even
while the transformation rakes place.
As an evidence of his cunning and disre
gard of consequences, young Kellogg told
how -he had already planned to descend on
the paymaster'? office at the Shady JLane
shaft of The Bronx Valley sewer in the
dead of night, with the intention of blowing
up the safe. Eesides this, he said, he in
tended entering the home of Alexander
Stolz. of the Valley Farms Company, and
hold up all who blocked his path with a
When Aleck heard of the arrest of his
companions on Saturday night, he lay In
hiding near the treasure cave in Van Cort
landt Park, where the silverware and jew
elry which he had stolen were placed, and,
under cover or night, made his way to New
York He went to the home of an uncle,
Frederick Kellogg, in The Bronx, and told
him what had happened His uncle advised
him to surrender to the police
It hae not yet betn decided just what ac
tion will be taken against the boy, but it
i:; thought that efforts will be made to cure
him of his present criminal leanings.
COLQUITT WINS IN TEXAS
Anti- Prohibitionist Confronts
Demand for Prohibition.
Dallas. Tex. July 2 4 — Oscar B. Colqui*?.
ami-Prohibitionist and anti-S.ubrP.ission'.st,
will be the next Governor of Texas.
The count of the votes in the- primary
election, which has been proceeding- to
day, has not materially changed the esti
mates made last night. Colquitt has been
nominated for Governor by a plurality
which will crobably reach 60,000 Cone Jchn-
BOa and William Potedexter, the Prohibi
tionist candidates, are practically tied for
The proposition to submit a prohibition
amendment to the constitution has carried
by about 20,000 This presents the anomalous
situation of an anti-prohibition Democrat
being nominated with a party demanding
the submission of a prohibition amendment
Ir. the Congressional con f ests Congress
men Randel! and Beal! have been renora
inated. United States Senator Charles A.
Cnlberson had no opponent.
Republican precinct conventions also
were held, selecting J. O. Terrell, a Demo
crat, of San Antonio, as the nominee for
Governor. The Democratic nomination,
however, is equivalent to an election In
Texas. Allison Mayfleld, the returns Indi
cate, will h'~ continued as chairman of the'
State Railroad Commission.
TWO FIRES IF PITTSBURG
They Cause a Loss of More than
Pittsbursr. Ju'.v 24 —Two local f!res caused
a loss of 5100,000 to-night. One in Richter's
Cafe, on Oliver avenue, in the downtown
section, threatened the Western Union build
ing and other property, and attracted thou
sands of onlookers. The loss was confined
mainly to the caf£ building, and was prob
ably within $50,000. 'Men In the Western
Union Telegraph office had to abandon their
keys for a while.
At Corapolis, warehouses and three other
buildings connected with the Consolidated
Lamp and Glass Company's plant were de
stroyed at a loss of nearly £75.000. Four
volunteer f.iemen were painfully hurt.
NEWPORT'S AIRSHIP ON HAND
[By Telegraph to The Tribune]
Newport, R. I , July 2-I.— The Zodiac IV.
the dirigible airship which is to be used
between this city and Narragansett Pier
by the Zodiac Dirigible Airship Company
of France this summer, has arrived here,
and has ber-n taken to Narra^ansett Pier,
which will be its headquarters. The air
ship arrived here early this morning in
crates by freight, and was immediately
sent to the Pier by Mr Davis, the Rhode
Island representative of the company, after
a talk with the customs officials, the air
ship having arrived in bond. Mr. Davis
said to-day that the airship would be in
use in a short time.
CABINET OFFICERS FOR ALASKA.
Vancouver, July 21. — G. XV. Wickersham,
United States Attorney General, and
Charles Nagel, Secretary of Commerce and
Labor, arrived here this morning, and
started at once for Alaska aboard the Fish
Commission's steamer Albatross. They ex
pect to be gone until September. Neither
would discuss the political phase ot their
Alaskan trip. It is understood that dis
ruption threatens the, Republican party
POLITICS IN NEBRASKA
Republicans United and Confi
dent of Victory.
BRYAN SPLIT DEMOCRACY
Majority of Delegates Opposed
to His County Option Plan —
May Step Down as Leader.
Omaha, July Ii (Special). — Not since
1396, when so many Democrats deserted
the standard hoisted by V.". J. Bryan and
went over to Repub!icani?m or refused t:>
vote, has the Nebraska Democracy been bo
split into factions as it is to-day. And
probably not since that time has the Re
publican party in the state been so solidi
fied and united and so confident of victory
as at present.
Complete success for the Republicans this
fall means the election of a Governor to
succeed the present executive, A. C. Shallen
berger; a gain of three Congressmen out of
the six Representatives of this state, giving
Nebraska a solid Republican delegation in
the House; a state Legislature of Republi
can principles, and last, the re-eieetion to
the United States Senate of E. J. Burkett,
whose term exnire3 on March 3. 1911.
Burkett is having little opposition In
seeking- re-election. His only opponent te
C O. Wheedon, of Lincoln, who is out aft.-r
the insurgent vote, but is meeting with
small success. Senator Burkett's Washing
ton record of insurgency has won for him
the support of Nebraska Progressives, while
his course in Congress has kept all the
"stand-patters" lined up. Wheedon has
filed his application as a candidate for the
Senate, and come months ago created a
considerable stir, 'but this has ceased and
Burkett is practically in control of the situ
ation. He has succeeded in building up o:.e
of the strongest organizations ever knov ri
in Nebraska politics, and his re-election is
predicted by many competent observers
Opposed to Burkett on the Democratic
side are Congressmen Hitchcock and TC. B.
Price, each striving so strenuously for the
Democratic nomination that the followers
of the defeated candidate will largely re
fuse to support the man who gets the nom
In the race for Governor the big fight
which Shallenberger and Mayor Dahlman
of Omaha arc- waging for the Democratic
nomination presages the defeat of the suc
cessful candidate at the hands of the fol
lowers of the defeated one. Dahlman
stands on a liquor plank, while Shailen
berger is asking re-election or. an S o'clock
closing law for saloons Dahlman's sup
porters will never vote for Shallenberger,
and the Shallenberger men. many of whom
are Prohibitionists who are supporting the
S o'clock law because nothing better or
more radical can be obtained at present.
wil! oppose Dahlman in every way should
the Omaha Mayor receive the Democratic
nomination- W. R Patrick, of South
Omsha. is the Bryan candida'e for the
Bryan Dividing Party.
And over all as the cause of the conten
tion and dissatisfaction among Democrats
looms the figure ot Bryan, with his county
option bill and his rule or ruin" policy.
The split in the party is &ue in most part
to Mr. Bryan. By injecting county option
and prohibition into the campaign he has
practically eliminated all other questions
and has made ar> issue which is most un
satisfactory to the party at large in the
state. Returning from his trip to South
America some months ago, Mr. Bryan
found the Democratic part^ in Nebraska
thoroughly organized and conrldent of suc
cess. In the few months of his activities
he has practically us recked its chances of
electing its nominees and has sown discord
where he found only peace and harmony.
To the discord created by Mr. Bryan, as
well as to the internal fight in the Demo
crat ie party, Republicans largely owe their
prospects of vlctorv.
The Democrats will hold their platform
convention in Grand Island on Tuesday
Opposed to Mr Bryan and his friends are
Congressman Hitchcock, of Oinuha. and
Mayor James C Dahlman. also of that
city, supported by Governor Shallenberger,
who are fighting the effort to secured a
declaration for county option. *
The s'tuatio.: is an unusual one because
the men who at present are most actively
opposing Mr Bryan were formerly his
strongest supporters. Congressman Hitch
cock has stated his position as being op
posed to county option until the people
of the etate, under ar> initiative and refer
endum law. shall declare specirlca'.ly for it.
There is little doubt that the anti-county
option men will present such a plan, and
that it will be heartily opposed by Mr.
Bryan and his friends. It is believed there
will be an overwhelming majority opposed
to him on th 6 question of county option
and that he will carry the fight to the floor
of the convention and there make a plea
for a straight county option plank. Six
hundred of the eight hundred delegates to
the convention are either instructed or are
known to be opposed to such a plar.k, and
extreme interest centres on what c-ffect
Mr Bryan's speech on the convention floor
will have on the majority
Richard L. Metcalfe, associated with Mr
Bryan in the publication of the latter's pa
per, his candidacy for United
States Senator yt the last moment, in op
position to Congressman Hitchcock. He baa
received the unqualified indorsement of Mr.
Bryan, who expresses the belief that M3t
calfe can poll more votes than any other
Democrat, hlrnself net excluded. Both
Bryan and Metcalfe -were formerly em
ployed by Mr. Hitchcock. All three hay?
been closely associated in the political
world until now, and by many Democratic
leaders it is believed the coming &tate con
vention will mark "the parting of the
There still remains in Nebraska a great
number of prominent Democrats who have
always styled themselves "Gold Democrats'*
ar.d who have -sever been reconciled to Mr,
Bryan. These leaders, one of whom, Con
stantine J. Smyth, an Omaha attorney an.l
a forceful orator, will be temporary chair
man of the convention, are apparently «n
control of the r.tate organization and have
made common cause with Congressman
Hitchcock. Governor Shallenberger and
Mayor Dah'man. Many of them believe
that Bryan should no longer attempt to
control the party in this state, and openly*
declare that he will be invited to step down
from the position of party leader.
To Steal Bryan's Thunder.
It is now expected that the Republican
State Convention next Tuesday will steal
Bryan's thunder. While Bryan has been
trying to force county option and the
initiative and referendum upon his own
party, the Republicans have gone steadily
along and without noise preparing to
place planks in their state platform which
will embody both these feature*. At the
election the Republican candidates expect
to draw heavily from the Bryan support
ers in the Democratic party as a result.
Neither county option nor the initiative
and referendum are issues in Republican
circles this year, yet because of the strong
sentiment in the party many of the
county conventions have instructed "their
delegates to insert these provisions in the
platform. The plunks will probably be
inserted without a fight.
REPORTS THEFT OF $3,000 PIN:
Washington, July 24. — Paul Bakewell, jr.,
a young St. Louis lawyer, who is here with
his father on business, has reported to the
police the loss of a diamond pin which he
valued at $3,000. It contained eighteen
diamond*. It was taken, he says, from his
room in the hotel where h«= is staying. Th
detectives have not yet found any clew to
MAY OVERTHROW COX
Contlnned from first page.
affairs in his name. The r/osition then
taken by him has been steadfastly kept.
Quite naturally this has produced a novel
condition of affairs in Ohio. The party has
for decades been Koverned by strong lead
ers Loyalty to them has been a marked
characteristic of the privates and the sub
alterns. Unauestioned support has always
been accorded the state and national ad
ministrations. There have been m.my Ohio
Presidents, and to them the party has ever
looked for direction. While not seeming,
cr even wishing, to dictate, they have con
trolled the party councils h«re at home, and
no one considered their actions as unusual
or extraordinary. This mild paternalism
produced a flxfcd condition. Conventions
were not expected to name candidates for
the Governorship or enunciate political plat
forms until they had been first vised at
Looking for the Strongest Man.
When President Taft declared that he
would not follow this system his utter
ances v/ere received with doubt— and, it
may be said, strong doubt. The incredu
lous ones could not picture a state conven
tion deliberating without Executive guid
ance. They now compose the minority
The majority have the good sense to see
that President Taft is in earnest, and have
done him the honor to accept his word as
Though he might have sug-?est«d the
entire ticket and every plank of the plat
form, he has said with decision that the
delegates must themselves do these things,
and now the task confronts them, all un
used as they are to such labors. When it
is remembered that the Democrats have
nominated Governor Judson Harmon, who
may be the President's rival in the Elec
toral College of 1913, Taft's sacrifice will be
appreciated at its true worth. Should the
delegates; blunder on either candidate or
platform the President will be greatly im
perilled in his own state, for Harmon's re
election undoubtedly assures his nomina
tion for the Presidency by his own party.
That the delegates and the party leaders
are sincerely seeking for the strongest man
and the most trustworthy means to de
feat Harmon there Is no question. It is
their difference of opinions that creates the
gTeat doufct and division that exist upon
the very eve of the convention. There are
four candidates for the nomination for Gov
ernor—Judge Oren Britt Brown, of Dayton:
former Secretary of the Interior James
Rudolph G?.rfield, of Cleveland; Secretary
of State- Carmi A. Thompson, of Ironton,
and former Lieutenant Governor Warren
G. Harding-, of Marion. Judge Reynolds R.
Kinkade. who had a strong following, took
himself out of the race yesterday. Ju<3?e
Brown's sponsor is George B. Cox, of Cin
cinnati, whose early declaration for him.
seme months ago, ha? made his candi-i
Mr. Cox is the last o? the old guard ot
leaders in ranks were found Hanna,
Foraker, McKinley. Sherman and others
of a generation nearly extinct His
power at home, after twenty years of con
trol, is undiminished and his influence
through the state still potent Analysis
by him of the defeat of General Andrew
L. Harris, the nominee for Governor in
190S, shows that it was produced by the
desertion of the party by the German and
the liberal vote. General Harris being a
pronounced temperance advocate and the
supporter of legislation particularly ob
noxious to the liquor trade This analy
sis is fortified by a study of the results
;n the five large cities of the state, which
gave Governor Harmon a combined ma
jority go large as to overcome the rest
of the state.
In Cincinnati, which President Taft
carried handsomely, his majority "was
slightly In excess of that given Harmon.
Mr. Cox believes that Judge Brown, who
will be acceptable to the liberal element
and not offensive to the Anti-Saloon
League, will hold the "wet" : vote of the
party in line, and when this ; is done the
natural preponderance in numbers of the
Republicans will automatically insure a
Newark Lynching intervenes.
Three weeks ago it seemed as if Cox's
strategy would be adopted. Since then,
the etate has been convulsed by a riot
and lynching at Newark. the outgrowth of
an effort to enforce the unpopular county
prohibition laws. This has aroused the
ire of the temperance forces, who are de
manding that there must be no compro
mise with such criminal liberalism Gov
ernor Harmon, through the quick removal
of the derelict Mayor and Sheriff of the
offending community and the ordering of
the Attorney General to practically super
sede a suspected District Attorney ir. the
prosecution of the rioters, has seized an
important advantage with the temperance
element without sacrificing the support of
the "wets "
Though such careful persons aa Se.-.itor
Theodore E Burton insist -that Judge
Brown should not be held responsible for
what occurred at Newark, yet it is gen
erally 3-ccertted. that he has been greatly
weakened The moralists are also deeply
offendt-d by Mr. Cox's offer, made through
a Cincinnati newspaper, to bet $3.00 a each
on the three propositions that Brown wih
be nominated, that he will carry Hamilton
County (Cincinnati) and that he will be
elected Th-e.se things and the alleged
slaughter of the Republican stnte ticket !n
Cincinnati hi 1908 are being used with som.a
effect in the upstate counties, sixty-two cf
which have voted out the saloons and are
represented by temperance men in the Gen
Former Secretary Garr.elds part in tha
situation is an interesting one. At the out
set it was disclaimed that he was a candi
date for the nomination, although a year
ago there was a pronounced feeling that he
was the most available mar. in r he party.
It i.=- known that this was then the view of
When the Pinchot-Ballinger controversy :
broke out Gartield took sides with the first
named, thereby coming into seeming con- '
flict with President Taft. He was promptly i
set flown as impossible. Some strength has
been lent by the promulgation o? his plat
term declaring for the enactment or laws *
creating a public service commission, the
recall for elective officers, the adoption of j
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I Next time just look at your watch, and any hour, on the
hour, from foot of Liberty St. 7 A. M. to 6 P. M. (10 minutes
It is so easy a/id convenient — you will wonder
why you did not form the habit before. The
hard coal and tine road-bed make the ride
smokeless and smooth. The dining-car ser
vice is exceptionally excellent and the Pull
man service commendable. Other trains
also, and sleeper at midnight.
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M&mM suggestions tor \J
Jr ICED TEA -i
A - iced tea Is not only improved, but mad* a. most
unusually delicious and sparkling summer driak bj
the addition of WHITE ROCK, thoroughly chilled.
i the foreign system of direct compensation
1 for injured workingrnen. the application of
■ the referendum t> franchise*, the con
' nervation of natural resources, the exten
sion of the teaching of agriculture by the
state and the election of judicial officers on
! a bi-partisan ticket To his banner have
1 f.ccked the so-called progressives, the in
surgents and the radical Roosevelt men of
Stur.g by the report that ther* had been
a deal effected between Senator Burton
and Mr Cox for the consolidation of the
two large delegations from Cleveland and
Cincinnati in the interest of Judge Brown,
insurgency broke out in Burton's home or
ganization. It was led by office holders
and nominees on the local ticket, who
feared disastrous consequences. Many dele
gates signed a pledge to support Garfleld,
a headquarters was opened, with former
United States District Attorney John J.
Sullivan as camj aign manager, and a
formal candidacy wa.- launched Garfleld
is popular in the northern and eastern
tiers of counties, as his father was asiOM
him. and many promises of support have
come and are coming to him It is a curi
ous fact that this part of Ohio, which is
the strongest in its allegiance to the Re- j
publican party, contains the greatest num
ber of progressives.
Both the United States Senators ar« j
aware that the President as an individual '
Republican 13 opposed to Judge Brown be- I
cause of the complications his nomination -
would produce, politically and personally
In 1905 at Akron he denounced Coxa of- ■
fensive bossism and advised Republicans
in Cincinnati to vote against his machine
made tickets. The nomination of Brown
woold rightfully be credited to Crx. acd the j
President's embarrassment would need no
pointing- out. It would be self-evident. It
was the Akron speech that won him the
independent RepabOcaai vote hi UN and en- >
abled him to defeat the strongly organized
and heavily financed Foraker movement !
for the control of the Ohio delegation to !
the national convention
A Progressive Platform.
The platform will be progressive Practi
cally all of Garfield's demands will find a
place In it save, perhaps, the recall of the
judiciary, which, is deemed revolutionary
and which Mr. Garfleld himself is said to be
in favor of modifying. If an effort 1* made
to indorse Secretary Ballinger by intima
tion or innuendo there will be a fight. Pres
ent indications are that this cannot be done.
The same situation exists as to the unre
served indorsement of the Payne-Aldrieh
tariff law. If this is attempted there will
be a minority report, and it will have the
backing of the insurgent Congressmen. Spe
cific and emphatic demand will be made for
a tariff commission with something mere
than mere oower3 of sleepy investigation.
The tone of theae utterances will show the
desire of the Ohio Republicans for a mere
corr.clete redemption of the tariff pledge of
The convention which meets on Tuesday
next will be presided over by Congressman
Nicholas Lonjrworth, of Cincinnati, whose
possible candidacy for the Governorship aa
a "dark horse " persists. His speech, it is
thought, will outline the platform, as it will
be the product of conferences -with party
leaders rather than' an individual expres
sion. Senator Dick is touted as the chair
man of the committee on resolutions, but
he mr; be excluded from participation by
the insurants in his own district, who are
for GarfleM Senator Burton will likely be
the permanent chairman of the body when
the nominations are made.
MR. ROOSEVELT STILL SILENT
Declines to Discuss the Republican
Situation in Ohio.
Oyster Bay, July 24.— News that Judge
Reynolds Kinkade. of Toledo, has declined
to be considered as a candidate for Gov
ernor of Ohio on the Republican ticket
brought forth no comment to-day from
Theodore Roosevelt. He refused to discuss
politics or to add anything to his state
ment of last Tuesday, following his con
ference with Judge Kinkade in New York,
that he hoped a "progressive platform"*
would be adopted in Ohio.
There were no visitors at Sagamore Hill
to-day. Mr. Roosevelt Mrs. Roosevelr and
Archie went to church in the morning.
ASKS TO BE PUT IN A CELL,
Mar- Says He Is Wanted in Rich
mond, Va., for Larceny
A well dressed young man walked into
the Brooklyn Detective Bureau shortly af
ter midnight this morning and told the
lieutenant in charge that he wished to be
locked up. He said he was wanted at Rich
mond, Va.. on a charge of grand larceny,
and the lieutenant directed that he be
placed in a cell in the Adams street sta
The man save his r.air.e as Robert Mea
ton. jr., and said that several months ago
h« bought a diamond ring at Richmond,
costing $200, on the instalment plan. He
said he sold it the next week for $65 before
he had made a single payment on it. and
then went to Brooklyn to see his father,
but had not been cordially received. He
comDlained of being hungry, and the lieu
tenant sent out and sot some food for him.
He will be arraigned in the Adams street
police court this morning.
HOTTEST DAY IN CHICAGO.
Chicago, July —This was th- hottest
day in Chicago in nine years. The Weather
Bureau thermometer on the street level
registered 102 degrees at 3 o'clock
before at W. 23d St.) you can
catch a train on the
New Jersey Central
that will land you in Philadel
phia in just two hours.
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»xt W*dn«*day. July 2"t&.
T,*av« W. 23<1 St. 7:30 A. M-
Leave Lib«rty St. 3:00 A. IT
HOI DAY; 94 DEGREES
Coatianed from 9r»t pass.
tan street. Jersey City, died at his horr.3
while at breakfast.
Sistoria. Lydia, nine months olid, of No.
325 Bedford avenue. Brooklyn, died as
sh* was being 1 carried to the Eastern
District Hospital by her mother
The home rushing crowds at P.ocJt3way
Beach were responsible- for one deaih and
for a serious accident last: night. Dor
Baskowitz was killed and Oscar Trieter
Miss Baskowitz lived at No. ; " Norfolk
. street. Manhattan Running to cat; a
[Brooklyn Rapid Transit train at Fi:r |
t avenue. Hamrnell's Station, srx=> becarr.*
confused, and when the crowd parted as
the train approached, hesitated, was hit fey
the train and hilled instantly.
I Oscar Trieter. fourteen years old. of No.
5 McDouga! street, was caught si the
orowd waiting in one of the conspastsienta
of HammeH's Station and when th* train
pulled :n and the gates were opened he wi3
| swept off his feet and fell. He was tram
i pled on and bruised. Later, he was taken
, to St. Joseph's Hospital at Far Rock3way,
where i: was said ho might die af concur
. «ion of the brain. ' . . ■ -- . ,—, —
FIVE DEATHS IN PHILADELPHIA.
Heat and Humidity Also Cause Many
[By Telegraph tn T>.r Tr:::-e ;
Philadelphia. July 24. — It was net th*
hottest day of As year, as .-..Mi '-**-. pre
dicted, for Philadelphia, but it was ho
enough to cause Svs deaths, with. — a- •
The heat cas*s would probably have beet
much "v.or-? numerous had it been a. work
ing day. The thermometer did -ci reach
above the 9* marl-: but 'he humidity -is
Intense, an I much or the suffering at "~
weary people wo» from that source- Thou
sands crowded the river wharves seeking 1
breath of sir, and many people % »er? per
mitted to sleep in the ciry parks-
HOT WEEK PREDICTED
High Temperature Throughout Most of
the Country East of the Rockies.
"vv"a«hiagtor.. July 2-t. — This -wee will
be or.a of high temperature throughout
the greater part of the country east ■:'
the Rocky Mountains i.-.d in MM extreme
Southwest, according to the forecast of
■Willis l. Moore, chisf of the Weather
Bureau. The general pressure distribu
tion over the North American continer-C
and the adjacent oceans Indicates that
this condition will pravai!.
a disturbance over the Orea- aVsssw*
will move eastward, to cause shower* and
thunderstorms Is New York and Northern
Xew England- Another disturbance is
threatened In the Northwest on Slonday
or Tuesday, moving eastward toward tha
St. Lawrenca Valley later in ?h* week.
There are no indications of janeral rama
for the week.
NINETY-THREE IN BOSTON.
Boston. July 24. — A freshening souti
breea* brought some relief to-night after
on* of the warmest Sundays of the year
in Boston, the mercury mounting official
ly to 93 degrees during '--"■« day and going
well over the 100 mark in tha congested
section of tha city.
The parks and benches -vera crowded
and many dwellers in the tenement dis
trict spent to-r.lsht in the public parks.
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