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PROGRESSIVE
But Not Radical
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TheOnlyNewYork
Republican Paper
v'^TxxTr.N? 24.0!>a !?=^^g^gW XEW-YOHK. VVEDNESI) AY. (UTOBEH 30. liH-'.-SIXTEEX PAKES. ? ? PKICE OXE CEXT
BMtVMIU TWO (KNK.
TAFT RECEIVES
After Conference, Says Leaders
Seem To Be Unanimous Re
garding Probability of
His Re-election.
HILLES GUEST AT DINNER
Sccretary Knox, Senator Crane.
Barnes, Koenig and Others
Meet President and Tell
Him Things That Make
Him Beam v/ith Smiles.
president Tafl coarfnrreol wltb ?
;Hrge oumber of the leaders in the Rt
pubtJcan campnnrn In the Emptraj
Roon at the Hotel lUnhnttan l*el
nijtht. it uhs th? largest conferenc*
in whi 1) he nai lakeo port during thc
? ampaign. II WU v-'ii'l that lh? ma_
jorlty of ttw eporU recelved by him
were oj?timistic.
When Um PreeMent recelved ttw
BtwipaiMr ?,r" ;,t " :;" ?" ",k n* *as
a!l smiles as he spoke of what he bad
lieard. He saki:
"A number of distinguished gentla
men with vvhom I have conferred i
seemed to be in entire accord as to the :
vyifdom that the Amencan people would
ahow if they should re-elect m?, and
? Ito a? to the reasonable probability
that they would."
The dl?CUMton ^as largely in regarl
tn the general situation and th? p.irtic
ular situation in the varioua eectkwif
npNMBtcd by thp men preoent n
was said tliat tio formal plaUM lof the
rematnder of the campaign wer<< talkel
of. It ls likely. however. that some
nrtlon n.sy he taken in certain dls
triots to raeH eertaln iltuatlon*
Crant and HiHes at Dinner.
The president reached the cK/ "^r
UM Pennsylvania Rallroad at 6 o'docfc,
and w*nt dlreetly to th< Hotel Manhat
tan. nhere be dined as the guest of
rhairman Hilles of tho national com
mlttee. Others at ttie table were
Chnrlca P. Tafl an?l Henry W. Taft.
brotben of the Preeldant; Beimtor W.
Mun-.-.y Crane, <>f atnaenrilineotta: Hajoi
Rhnads, hla militaiy s? i r< tary. and
?iant Timmins. Iiis naval ald.
Inner lasted nntil nearly 9
\: that time Um awdara vfco
ii .i been Invlted to Mtl the president
i to x<> upstairs. Among the flrst
q?HI H. Kheldon. traas
?,,. ,f th? nattonal coinrnittee: State
William Barnes. jr.. William
\ |on Cromweli; Claren.e H. Kelney,
? of the TItle Guarantee and i
Tnial Comnnny and * classu.ate of thej
Yalo, and Morton E. j
].. arti . former state Senator and ehair- ;
man of ihe exe< tilive rommittee in this
s,im^iH B. Knenig, president of the
.\>u Fork Cottttty rommittee, waa also
one of the earliest arrival?.
?e, retary Knox of the State Depart
nient ?was present for a short tinie.
I,ater rame former <-ongressman J.
Van Vechtrn Olrott, former Congresa
msn Herbert Parsons, Franklin Q.
r.rov<n. asslstant treasurer of the na.
tlonal eommittee; Isaar T'llman. of
Ne\? Haven; Thomas C Webb, of New
/ersey; Samuel W. Fairehild. president
of the l.'nion I^ague <'luh; Henry
i lowa, A. B. Leach, the bond man, of
New Jeraey; Charles D. Norton. for
merly aecretary to the President and
pow vice-president of the National City
Bank, and Naval Offlcer F. J. H.
Kracke, of Kings County.
James B. Reynolda, aecretaiy of the
national committee; John W. Hutchln
fon, jr.. head of the apeakers' bureau
at national headquartera. and other
:?!< mbers of the headquarters staff were
present.
Among those who had been invited
were the varlous C'ongreas candidates
in New York City, and moat of then.
arare present and told the President at
fnst hand of conditlons in their dls
triets. Most ?f them eame dlreetly
frem meetings.
St^te Chairman Barnes laughed
Contlaued on ?erood pa/|?, flftb rolumn.
This Morning's News
local Pa??
Taft ConMent of Wlnning. i
r Intenda to Change Counsel- 1
Harmoa "Gumshoea" Broadway. 1
WaMo Will Outllne Policies. 3
Ounri*' Bspoel to Refnte Shaplro . 3
? i Huhby, \Vhi( hV. ?
s Poat Regulations ..*.. ?
Kaployaa OpM" whitridgp P)an. .13
Whitman ?taaplaa (>ut Uaury.i*
Kln of Patrick Henry a Sul< ide.1?
H'lrii Srit Axaiiist Mother.18
Na? York'a Lanncntaf To-day.ia
POX.ZTZOAZ..
ration Pmnd Inejnfry.3
DemocratiC Tariff Would Buin Ohlo.. 4
Herig*.)s Sure Htraua <'an't Win. 4
H?oK^\*lt I'ropares Hpee< Ii. 4
lo MeetiriK Hearten* Sulzei. 6
Wllaon nid Nugeat Join Hands. 5
?tae.ij"' \ islts Staten Island. 6
OEKEKAL.
Min cieveland to Wed. l
Sherrnan's Kl*ht for Llfe. 1
Clrt Mwrdered <>ri Wcddlng Eve. 8
Baadlt* LoOt Expresa Car. 3
ronnaK.
Hattle in Turk?-y Beginw. 1
Aaatria speakn of Interventlon. 1
Balte\ed l>ii.z Must Dle. 3
MIBCZLLAWEOUB
NVwh for A'.'omen. ?
Edttorlal . ?
Roelety . ?
Muale.and Theatrieal. f
OWfciary . f
Ri>orta .,.? and t
Wettbar . ?
Khlpplng Nawa . ?
Army and Navy. ?
nnaaeUI ?nd Markete-10, 11 and 11
*?al ajauu.14
SHERMAN BRAVELY
FIGHTING FOR LIFE
Vice-President Critically 111, But Physician
Hopes for Improvement?Vital Crisis
Is Not Yet at Hand.
t'tica, <>ct. 21.?Vke-Presldent Sher
man's attending physirian, Dr. Kayette
H. Po<k, issued the followlrig atatement
Klhtivo to tlif condltlon ol liis patient
;it >\ o'< 1<>< U to-night:
For the Iast week or ten days Mr.
Sherman s friends and phyaiciana hava
felt a preat deal of aolicituda about him.
and for the iast three or four daya his
uremic ccndition has caused a great
deal of alarm.
After a very disturbing day yester
day. he fell into a natural sleep at 11
o'clock Iast night. without the aid of
sleep producing druga, and slept until
5 o'clock this morning, quietly and
comfortably.
This afternoon thare has baan a re
currence of his disturbanca, but for the
la>-ger part of the afternoon he has been
resting quietly. His heart atrangth is
keeping up very well. Hia pulse is frem
80 to 86: temperature practically nor
mal: respiration from 17 to 30.
After his r'stless and unsatisfactory
day Mr. Slurman dr.>pped oS to slerp
\Oiile sitting ln his chalr at ?:.".<>
o'clock to-nlffht, antl ?( 11 o'clock atlll
w ns sb-eping.
Dr. PfjCk, who had been with him
moat .if the time for twcnty-four
hours, left for home. expresslng con
fldence that his pationt would go
through the niglit without great ilis
trcaj*. His kid'neys Wtn a.tlng some
uhat niore freely.
NAMN PLAYS "M
Governor of Ohio Saunters
Through Our Main Street
Talking Politics.
SH! THIS IS WILSON TOWN
One Hour in New York Satisfies
Buckeye txecutivc That
It's All Over but the
Shouting.
QovernOf Judpon Harmon of ohio as
sumed \rsterday the part of a sounder
r.f politli al sentiment, and mingled with
husiness mcii and poliremen and any
..t'.ier varlety of < itizen who was will
inu to talk politics in order to get firnt
hand information as to the situation in
New York Clty.
I'nrecognized by anyl)ody. Governor
Harmon strolled from Cowling Green
to the Fifth Avenue Building, where
the Democratic national headquarters
are buzzing with actUity, stopping on
his way at all the political meetings he
passed and engaglng in conversatlon at
least twoscore of men of varioua classe|
whom he found willing to talk.
It was an incontrollable deslre to flnd
out in a direct way how thlngs were
going in this atate that prompted him
to the experlment, Governor Harmon
said. He had a faint feeling of belng
regarded with lncreasing ausplcion as
he made his way along Broadway and
buttonholed men to get thetr vlewa on
the politlcal nituatlon, the Governor
said, and partlcularly atrong was this
feeling when he stopped to interview
policemen.
There was some ald offered to him
through the noonday meetings that
were in progress Just then, Governor
Harmon found. and as he walked up to
the crowd and llstened to the speakers
an opporttinity would arlao to aogage
ln talk with aome man who appeared
as if he mlght be willing to dlacuss po?
litlcal chancea.
Apnarently Governor Harmon did not
flnd mueh trouble in doing this, and the
twoscore or rnore interviewa whlch he
had were obtalned in the course of an
hour.
Walklng up Broadway the (Jo\ ernor
approached the policemen on duty and
began to talk with them about the
prospects of the Democratic nomlnees.
How he got at the unlformed men and
managed to !oos*n their tongues the
Governor would not dlacloae, but he
was proud of belng able to eay that he
had taiked with rnany of them and got
the information he wanted without
having his identlty diacloaed.
?I have convinced myself that MtW
York State ia going for Wilson and
Marshall by the largest majorlty ever
gtvra H Democratic candidate. or any
randldate, in this state.1 was Gov?
ernor Harmona aummary of the infor?
mation he gathered
kraching the offl< e of William F.
M.C.mbs. chalrman of the Democratic
National Committee, Governor Har?
mon found himsplf received by a gath
ering of Senatora and leaders. They
were Senator Bacon. of Georgia; Sena
tor O'Gorman. Henator Hoke Smtth.
of Georgia, and Senator John Sharp
William*.
Wc wlll hoid all our Democratic
('ongrcasmen," Governor Harmon told
ciiiiirman McComha, "and I am confi
tlcnt we are going to have r Demo
, r.-.tic Stnate., [ ha\e been doing all
in my power for the aun ess of th?
titket. I have found the Kepublicana
?
[ Durlag the day there were several
j ajacrgoacy < alls from the Sherman
houso for the physirian. The Yice
! Prosident was not ln great paln, but
was extremely reetlesa and at Umea
hrational, both of trhtch condHloai
w rrc caused by tho preoenceof urtemie
piison, due to the inartion of the ktd
neys.
Dr. Perk inakes no effort to ininimize
the serlousness of this condltion. but
he is hopeful of being able to stimulate
the kldneys. and. if he su< ceeds. he
expei ts a marked improvement. In ii"
event does he expei t a vita! crisis for
a day or tWO.
There is no effort to Conceal the facts
(oncernlng the Vice-Presidents caa?.
On the contrary, both I>r. Pedl and
.Mr. Sherman's family concede Itl crltl
? al natnre. The doctor says, however,
that kidney diseases are of su? h an
lUuaive natnre that it is quite impossl
Me to foretell the course of any givenf
. ase with emactneaa Mr. Bharman'a
; robuai conotltutlon is in his favor, bul
I the fact that h.> baa h-st groand eteadl
ly si'i.. e August weiglis against him.
Dr. Janeway, of New York. and l>r.
Btamor. of Byracuae, both of whom
have been called Into < onsultation dur
ing the Iast t.n da\s. conlirm I >r.
Peck'l dlagnosis. leaving no doUbt that
the kldneys ar.- tlie *eat of the malady
and that the heart. the arterles and the
muadaa about the heart are iil w
Iv lnvolved.
up to their old trhks ln tone states.
For instance, ln Rhode Island they
have rented all the h.ills, in an effort
to keep the Dcmocrats from havlng a
plnce to hold meetings. and. notwith
standing this, I had the pleasure of ad
dressing a number of lnrge tueetlngs
in Providence, and I think the Demo
( rats have more ihan an OVOn chance
of addlng Rhode Island to thelr list.
"All the information i have bean able
to MCttM in New Yoik Sl.it.- pointl
strongly to the clcan iWOan that ('..n
greasman Snlzer will make for r,.,\
.rnor In the Kinpire Htate. \Ve are
fortunate ln havlng lOCb a gOOd fri.nd
of the laboring peopte heading the
tlc kct ln New York State."
(fovernor Harrnon left New Vork for
Mhlo Iast evenlng.
HAZER SHOT BY J^RESHMAN
Mortally Wounded in Maskcd
Attack?Companion Fled.
[By T>I**riph 10 Tl* TribOM 1
Halelgh, N. C, Oct '-"??? The fa< ij 11>?
and students of Wake P*orea1 College
are unabie to fimj the companion ?(
Frank PoWeTS, Kventoon yars oM,
who lies mortally wounded in College
Hospltal to-nlght. Ilis ajjallant. Oor
rlnn Fthodes. a freshman, is beld under
heavy bonds. Powers, the *nn of a
promlnent physirian, and his unknown
aaoodatc, both maaked, accordlng to
Rhodea. mot the froahman about mid
night an<l sprang at him. The fresh?
man shot twtco, and Powora feii. the
other maaked man runnlng.
Khodes sa.\fi threats through the
mall, on bulletln boards and troee
caused him to arm himself. lle liad
accompanicd a glrl home and arai as
sailed from ambush, he saya. It is be
lleved that the companion of Powers
is a atudent.
FIRST VOTE TO TAFT AT 81
Residence Barred Veteran from
Casting Ballot Earlier.
fl'rom Tii* Trlbun? Ilur^au |
Washington, Oct. 29.?Alberf G. Hall.
elghty-one years old, will rote on No*
vember f? for the flrst tlme. and his
ballot will be cast for President Taft.
He was born in the Distrlct of Cohim
bla, where the > ltizens are dlsfran
chised, and llved here untll tWO years
ago, when he moved to Boylfstown,
Penn.
Mr. Hall is now In Washlngton ?ele
brating hls blrthday annlversary with
his twin brother, G. Alfred Hall, who
is also an ardent Taft man. The
brothers never have been aeparated on
thelr blrthday.
Both men have held posltions In the
government ?ervi< e. (J. A. Hall was
for years ln the Postofflce Department.
Durlng the t'lvil War he performed the
lurloua duty of I'nited State* prlze
auctloneer. with station at New Or
leans, ? selllng ln the twenty-seven
months of hls servlce $0.OtJO,<XX? or $7,
000,000 worth of artlcles captured by
the federal army.
The twina were born at Vassalboro.
Kennebec County, Me. Both mairied |
In the same year. G. A. Hall had nlne
< hildren, of whom two are allve. Six
of the eight i hildren of A. <;. Hall are
still llvlng.
NEW $10,000,000 HOTEL
Pennsylvania Railroad to Build
One, It Is Said.
Rnmora were currrnt ln r*al ertate
clrclea yesterday that the Peimiylvanla
Ballroad would build * l>ig botti on Mie
plot covering the block fiont on Seventh
avenue between 0t and Jld atreets, BjfcJcb
it recently purchased from Thoma* IM
mond. The property is in the r?ar of the
Gimbel store.
The report said that M<-Klm. Me.id &
\s hite had practkaUy reanpleted pians for
such a strurture and that the railmid
had obtained a lessee for the proposed
hotel. Petweoa IS.fmo.fmn and lio.oon.nan. it
was eald, *ould be H?ent
Gives lllness of Mclntyre as
Reason for Wanting Another
Lawyer to Prepare and
Argue Appeal Case.
TO BE SENTENCED TO-DAY
Agrees to Make No Statement
in Court and Will Probably Be
Taken at Once to "Death
House'-Gunmen Don't
Fear Shapiro.
?'iiVhe eve <>f his Mntence to tha elec
tri*? ehair Charlea Becker, who was
convlcted <>r the nurder of Herman
Roaenthal, anBounced laai night that
be Intended w> change hla coonael for
the preparatlon and argument of ttie
appeai of the < as?- before the Courl of
Appeala
Becker gave the lllneea of john F.
Mclntyre as tiie reaaon for coneldertng j
n.u coonael. John W. Hart, wii<> waa
asso, lated w Ith Mr M< in' 11 ?? i"
Becker'a defence, will appaar for the
t ondemned man when be comea up for
m ntence before Justice Goff to-day.
Tiie aentence of death wili be pro
nounced al l?>:s<> a. m. Becaoae of
\ Becker*i recenl Incllnatlon to dlacuaa
hla >as.' Mr. Hart vl.-K.d lils cUoajl In
the Tomba yeaterday, and extracted .<
promlaa from btan that he arould not |
?ttempl tO make a atatemi nl In COUrl
to-day The arhole proceedlng is not
likel) to occupy nora than a few mln
utea The prlaonar erill ba glveh into
the cuatody <>f sheriff Harburger fol
lowlng his atralgnment.
The sheriff aafcl lael niajht tha( un
leaa the conrt granted a reetralnlng or
der on the reejueal of couneel be In?
tended to Mart for Blng ^ing vvith
Becker arlthin two bonra after ba bad
ii cii aentenced
During tha trtp from t *? i * - Tomba to
the "death bOUge" at Blng Blng !><?< k<r
wili he under a cloae guard. The pns
oner wili ba ahackled to ona >>f Bhertit
Harburger'a aaaiatanta. A deput:
bertff and threa guarda froaa the
Tombs arill aeinforce shenff Harburger. j
Idstriit Attorne) whitniui aaM met
niijht that William Shsipir-. tha < hanf
feor of the ' murder >ar." Whlrh Con- I
ad th<- fovu gunmen to and from the ?
?eene of the Kos.nthai ahootlng, bad
made a < ompteta "confeaaion" in tiie
forra of an afllda*'H during a two bour
conference yeaterdaj In th? Diatrlct
Attorney'a ofRce, at whlch Mr. uhn
man, Bhaplrc and tiie latter'a couneel,
\ i n .1 \.<\ \, were pr? -??nt.
Charlea '; P Wahle, rounael for tha
fTmr gunmen, when told of the ronfea
?ion of Bhaptro laat nlght, aald he
would diaconnl the Identlflcatlon of
"Lefty" Loule, "Whltey" Lewia, "Oago"
Pranh and "fN|i" the Blood by rep
utable wltneaeea at the trlala Ha de.
rlared there waa no rhanei of any of
hla cllenta maklng a "confeaaion," as
the) bad nothlng to confeao, and none
,.t tb< m Intended to aubmll ? i?iea for
a leaaer degree of murder.
T)i<- gunmen, through iheli rounael,
leaued a algned atatemeni from the
Tomba denylng there was an\ dlBaen
?ion among them. Thej raM all wera
wllllng and anxlous to go to trlal and
were conftdent of acqulttal,
Tbough Diatrlct Attorney Whltman
declined yeaterday to diacuaa the poaal
l.illties of the accaptaace of a plea of
murder In the second degree or tlrsi
degree manslaughter from 'ited Phil"
Davldaon, the slayr of "Blg Ja> k"
Zelig, whos- trlal will ba < alled to-day
before Juatfce Goff, it la underatood
tiiat the defendant through his coun
sei, Jamoa W. Oaborne, aill submit a
plea for a leaaer degree of the crime
charged when his clienl is brougbl to
the bar, folfowlng the nrralgnment and
?entence of Becker.
NOTICE OF APPEAL READY
Will Be Served on District At?
torney Following Sentence.
The ai.noini'ement from the Tomba
laat nlghl by Charlea Becker that he
Intended to change counsei for the
preparatlon and argumenl of hla caae
before the (.'ourt of Appoala caSM aa a
aurprise to the DIatrlel AttOmey and
othwra Intereefd in the <;ise. john K.
Mclntyre, wlio defeaded Becker as
Chlef counsei. Is ill in bad at his home,
at No. |6I H est 77tli street, Hiiffering
from a nerVOUa breakdown as the re
suit of the utrain of the trlal Becker
huld he felt It ne< essary to ehanga
counsei on aeeount of Mr. hfelntyrVa
lllness.
??(mr tirst arraagemenl waa thal Mr.
Mclntyre ahould earry tiie case through
toafa appeal ill the event Of a (Olivii
tion," said Becker, "hul becanaa of hla
phyaacal condltlon and tha uncertalnty
of hla mcapadty i laal tiiat i muat net
other couaaeL i have three weeki yet
in wliiih to daclda whom I will retain,
and I have i.ot yet made up mv mlnd."
LOttla J Orant, a haWyer and former
poHceman, with ofihes at No. '.f.t Kaa>
HHtJ street. was in confenni e with
Heiker at the Tombs for two hours
yeaterday in te^ard to the change of
couneeL Mr. Grant haa acted in a
aeml-advlsory capactty for Becker ever
alnce his arrest. Hesides Grant. Becker
\n said to ha\e under * onsideration
Francis L Wellman and J<din J. Gra
ham. Surrogate of Nassau ?'ounty.
Surrogatc Gralum \ isited Bc< ker In
the Tombs yeaterday, and the prlsoner
was favorably Imprcased with him. It
(..ntlnupri on thlrJ p?I?-. f'?urth column.
MRS. CLEVELAND TO
WED T. J. PRESTON
Widow of Ex-President Announces Engage
ment to Professor at Wells College?
Wedding Date Not Fixed.
Prlnceton, N. .?>., Oct 29.?Mrs.
Grovor t'loveland authorizes the an
nounccmont of her engagement to
Thomaa Jes Pieatoa, profaaoor of
archaTology and btatory ofarta at Watla
College. The date Of the ir.arriage is
not >et deterralned, but aill be an
nouticad later.
The announcement ot the engage
mtnt was made to-night by Pnsubut
Jobn Gri< i- Hlbben of Prlnceton Unl
veralt). a bo said:
"Profeaaor Preaton is nrty yaara of
iiRiv He is ? graduate of Prtocaton
and one a/hom are bold In very high
eateem. As a young man be began
his univeisitv ?todlea Bl Columbia.
\?lii?h. however, were interrupted on
?CCOUnt of illness. At that time he
j-dM' up the id.-a of <ompletlng his
educatkM and went into buatneea, ln
a'hlcb h?- made a v.-ry lapid and nota
bie lucceaa, eatabltahlng hlmaalf at the
head of a rerj proaperoua manufectur*
ing company in Newark, N. J.
"Aftcr ?ecuring a aubatantlal fortune
an?i feeling kacnly that contlnued bual?
icceaa could ol compenaate for
his abandoned college career, be de
termlnad to attaln a long dealrad and
trhfc h iiis eariier yeara bad danlad him
Aithough nearlng tiie aga of fortjr, he
nevertbeleaa cloaed his actlve bualneaa
caraar and arent abroad to study for
tjro yeara at the Borbonne, Parla.
"ReturnJng to Amerlca, he eame to
Prlnceton for two more yeara of addl
tionai study. On accounl of the vtde
ranga and unuaual exceflence of his
work. both ln undergraduate and grad?
uate atudtea, he took at the eame com
mencemenl not ooly th<' degraa of
I.itt. h. but the degrne of M a. hs
well ? varj unkjue attalnment. He |
iraj akw elacted at that time to the
Prlnceton cbapter of the I'lii Bota .
Kappa Bodety.
''Profeaaor Praatbn ami exceedingtyl
popular and made man) friends whlle j
at Prlnceton. !!?? wae ?ubeequently
eppointed Fellow of the Amerlcan |
Bchool of Claaalcal study at Rome, and
later nrou In ? eompetltlon open to all
unlvenrttief of the rnit.-d Btatea the
PelloarabiP of th<' Archaeotoghal Inati
tute of Amerlca- After auraunmg his
?tudica abroad be returned to Prlaceteaj
and tooh hls d'gree of DOCtOr of PhM-'|
oeophy. He was then called to his
. ni profeaeorahlp of u'eiis College.
"Mr. and Mrs Thornas .F. Preaton,
sr.. Ilve ni Bouth l irange, N. J."
Mrs. Orover f'leveiand before vhe i
eame th<> "White Houae Brlde," on
June "J, 1888, was Miss Krames Fol
?om, da ighter <>f Oacar Polacen, of Buf
faio. Her father was ? lawyer, and
former partner of Qrover Cteveland
trhea he was practlalng there. He
died in 1H".">, when his daughtef was
el. \ in \ ??ars old.
MRS. OBOVBR CLKVELAND.
Who annotmead her angagemeat to Pro
faoaor Thomaa Jes Preeton, of ?fella
College, whera sh-- araa onca a student.
Mlss Kolsom was born in Buffalo on
July 21, 1864. sh?- waa ajraduated from
Weiis College, at Aurora, N. Y.. in
IMS, ona year befora her marrlage to
ber father'a former partner, who a/aa
twenty-aerea yeara ber aenlor. Bhe
haa been a truatee of the college atece
188T.
Bha proved heraelf one of the moet
PKipuiar mlatreaaea of the P/hlte Houee,
though ahe was only twenty-twa ytara
oid when aha became the "flrat lady of
tho iand.M
Her lirst ? Mld, Rutb, who died, was
born in the Whlte Houaa In ISM. Be
th.T was born 111 IBOQ and Marton In
)su;, Hei onl) ion, Rkchard !?'.. was
born in 1^!?7. Thc . ngagement of Ba
ther Clevttand to Randolph l>. West.
of New York, s.f Prpfaaanr Aji
,ir.w Weet, of Prlnceton, haa been ru
mored aeveral thnea recantly.
After his rettremeni from the Prnat
dency Mr. Cleveland made hla perma
nent home in PrlncetOO, and Mrs.
, ?,,,..i.,,,,1 i,as contlnued to reahU there
,!,,. former Praeldenl died, in
igng Her two daughtera, Ksther and
Marlon, and her BOO, Rlchaid I*'.. are
ii\ ing with ber there.
On twoor three bccaalona prevloua to
thta ii haa been rumored that Mrs.
Cleveland was engaged to different
men, bul in each caae it was promptly
denied.
INTERVENTION NEAR,
SAYS INSPIRED NOTE
" Destruction of European Turkey Could Not
Be Tolerated," According to Remark
able Dispatch from Vienna.
Berlln, Oct. '-">? -The ??Frankfuerter
Zeltung" prints B remarkat)le dlgpatcb
from Vienna, evldently asaanatlni from
otiiciai aourcea, whlch aaya: "The time
for intervention by the powers is near.
whether requetted or not. If Turkey
i? defeated In tbe impending battle b<
tween Adriarmple and <'onstiintinoph- it
would be liigh time for Europe to look
to Its Interests, slnce the destrmtion of
Eiuopean Turkay could not be toter-1
ated. nor COUld the occupatloa of COO?
stantinopie by another poerer,
"Blood anougb has been ?pltyed. and
peace can I.ffered to i>oth sides. if
Bulgaria is defeated, with good pros
poci of acceptaace. Auatrla is not
likely to attack Servia. as ihat would
maan ImmedMte war with the Balkan
alllance. A dedatve battle is expected
iu ? l.-w daye; benca Interrentlon is
probaMe eritbla ;> wi ak."
TURKEY SUES FOR PEACE?
Vienna Hears That Servia Has
Been Approached.
I By i ';?!>!?? ta Ti:?? Triaaaa. I
Loodon, Oct. ntfc?A rapart oomea In
a N'ienna dispatch to ' Thc Daily TOlO
graph" tbat Turkey has approachad
Berrta with ? Mew to paaoa negotla?
tlons, as Servia so far has taken pos
aaaaaoa of the naoat taaportant placea
Klng l'eter has ulready warned Klng
Perdinand of tid* achenat, whlch is
regarded aa ? TurkleJi attaanpi to stir
up duwenaion m ihe Balkan faderatloa
HAVE NOISELESS BIPLANE
Army Aviators Trying Out One
with Silent Motor.
i'iaai Tbm Triaaaa Beraea I
Uashington, Oct. ,_H.?.?Ufflcers of the
Sigtial Corpa and the army aviators at
College Park are greatly Interested In
expciiments bcdng conducted at tho
OVlatlon achool with a nolaelcss motor,
Whlcfa has been installed In a rebullt
liiplane. In several flights made in thi*
blplane by Llautenanl Harry Grahaan
tha motor acted perfecily.
The terrific nolse that alwaya accom
panicd the aeroplane In Its fllght hl
practkally eHmlaatod, and the hipian
tra\els through the atr aimoat allently.
'massacre in salonica
OF foreigners feared
Seaport Prepares for Siegc,
Provisions Running Short?
Scutari Garrison Starving.
i n\ cabla i" Te? TrlboM |
London, Oct SOt?The maln Turkbrn
army. Cttt Off from communication on
bOth the east and llie wcst. Is at bay,
and the hattle nou going "ii is prob
ably the iast chance the Ifacedonian
army haj t" mvi iteelf from' ennlhfla<
lioll.
'i be eouth is in an almoat eimUar poal*
Uon. afoneetu" is leelatedi and Sreeka,
Berviani and Bulgarlani are all practl
cally under the walls of Salonica. Thid
Infportanl Turklah eeaport Ii preper
i ing f- r a siegc The troopt are runhing
ahort of provialona, and there are fears
i that the forelgn popuhitlon may he
ruaaaacred
S? utai i, tOOi le in a terrihle ?undition.
The PebBtt are ofl the verge of atarva
tion. and the garrison has otte meal of
rlce and water ? da> The coatlaued
bombardment of the clty by the Monb -
ncgrtnj is cauatag ? panb,
PASTOR RUSSELL on "ARMAGED
DON." A ad*my of Ifuale, Prnoklj n. J
p. m Novamber S. Pree.?Advt
BATTLE BEGINS;
IMKETC FAIE
IN 1BALANCE
Nazim Pacha, Cut Off from
Reinforcements and Supplies,
Faces Last Chance to
Retrieve Defeat.
FRONT EXTENDS 50 MILES
Sofiia Report Indicates Suc
cessful Sweep of Bulgarian
Oavalry Around Turkish
Rear, Cutting Off Oon
stantinople.
GREEK ARMS MEET SUCCESS
King George's Forces Only Ninety
Miles Distant from Servian
Troops, Who Are Already
at Veles and
Advancing.
fMy cahlc m Tho Trihun* 1
London, Oct. 30.?A great hattla,
whit h may flnally decide the fate of
the Turkish Kmplre In Kurope, is now
evldently twhlwg piace. Late last nighi
a brief Baeaaaaaj was transmltte<l from
Conatantinople to the effect that a teie
gram had lieen recelved from Nazim
Pacha, llie Turkisli comtnaiider in
chief, yeaterday aftaraaoa arbJch ateted
that an important hattle waa in prog
ress along the Turkish front, and that
his troops were gainlng groand. TWa
was thc only meaaaga to cotne throagh
from ettber gtde for many hours, an
omlnous silencw Whatb indicates that
giave e\ents are happenlng.
The sllence was broken by a report
from Sofla to the effect that Bulgarian
( avalry had captured Hodosto. a pmt
or the Sea of Marmora. twenty miles
sotthwest of Tchorlu. This may ba a
drimatic rnove to get round the Turk?
ish right wing.
This reporl was followed by word of
an ?ofhVial anno un cment" in COB
stantlnople to the effect that the rai!
Way to Kirk-Kllis.?eh was again iti OO
eration and that tho Turks had baajnjn
an affeaurive movement
A dtapatcfa from the front to the VI
enna 'Relefeapoat" aaya the Eaetern
Bulgarian army, which la marchlng
aouthward a ahort dlatance from tiv
Blach Sea coaat, made further praajroa
yeaterday. A large maaa of Turkteh
troopa were located on the Brgi ne
River. to the north of Tchorlu, and
flphtlnur appears imminent.
it is oflldally announced that <-om
mander i>jafer Tayar Bey. attachad to
the <;en,ral Staff. has ad\amed ? vth
the Turkish army to Tirnovo. after a
forced march. aaya a Conotaajtfnopla
dispateh to The Daily, Chronicle."
The Bulgarians were defeated in a
battle in whleh both aidea haH heavtly
and the tOWH was recaptuted.
The Turkish eommander. adds the
dtepatch, pursued his advantaga aad
drove tiie enemy further to thl north,
v her, anothef engagen.ent ncrurred.
both sldes havitig in the tneantiir'' been
relnforerd The Turks were again vlr
torlous The Bulgarian losses were
eonsiderable, especially in the cavalry.
In a Critical Poaition.
Whether the Turka are gainlng
Kiound or not time, of course, will
show. but In vlew of the ahsolute un
trustworthlness of news from Turklab
sotirces the statement ahould be re
ceived with reserve for the preaent.
What ia certaln is that the maln Turk?
ish army is now flghting for Its llfe.
Its prlaetpal Hne* of communieatlpTV
are cut and the boM tactka of the Bul?
garians have placed Nazlm'a forct io a
critical posltlon.
Nazim, with four army corps Is hnld
ing the line from Tchorlu to Lule Bur
gas. hla front thus .xtending nearly
fifty miles. He appeara to be occupy
in? a perUoua poattlOB, with thc Bul
garians on his left flank at Baba Ball
cutting him off from the army of
Adrianople. while the destruvtlon of Ifca
lirldge over the Tchorlu River prevent.s
him from obtalning reinforcements and
supplies from t'onstantlnople.
Nazim Short of Supplies.
Sui>pli?s are his greatest want. for
with the breaking diiwn of the Turkish
commissatiat he is reported to he ahort
of them already.
Shouhl the fcicat turnlng movement
now helng atttmpted by the Bulga
rians be successfu) Nazim Pacha mlgh'.
be driven to the west. toward Salonica.
leaving t'onstantinople at the .mercy
of the invaders.
It is announced from Sofla that the
Bulgarians have abandoned the ldea of
stormlntf Adrianople In favor of tnveat
ment. aa it is known the plaee is ahort
,,f prewlaleaa. This has eauaed dlsap
peintmeat here. as the capture of
Adrianople has been dally expectcd.
This declaion also gives rlae to ru
mors that the Bulgarians have auf
fered a check near Adrianople.
To grasp the aituatlon fully one
needs to rernember how it atood a
f irtnlght ago. before any war exlated
except that with Montenegro Thrn
the Turkish frontier was unvlolated
and the Ottoman armlea held Adrian?
ople and Kirk-Kllisseh. aa well aa
Hodosta, Salonlia, I'skub and Mona
stlr. whtle behind Adrianople fh*
Turkish maln army was masslng and
reservists as th?y c.-.me to the capital
were bnrried noitliward ln addilloa

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