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CLAIM ALL IN SIGHT
Hilles Confident Taft Will Win; Dixon
Talks of T. R. Landslide; Democrats
Claim Forty States.
Al! the polltical headquarters issued .
forecaata veetarday, elalmlng. a good
niany of them. everything ln sight for I
OIi(. candidate after another. The
Democrata predlcted thal forty states
WOUld eaat th'ir electoral VOtOB for1
Wllaon. Senator Joseph M. l.?ixon, up
at Progressive head'iuarters, said he
BBtelled a landslide for T. Ii. With all
tne gravlty In the world he said he
,,>u:ln't see how Taft could win a
single electoral vote.
Bul Chalrman Hiiies of the Repub
li. an National Committee, who has
ged the campaign now drawing to ;
a eloae for the rc-ek-ction Of President \
T;;:t. in a Baal word to The Tribune,
. Med conHdeacd ln the raoult on
Tha most remarkable campaign ?K'uj|
,?.' memory of tha preeent Benera ^>
,,.,. drawn to a ckee. and wa aow^awalt
t rerdlct of tha american PWJf^J
.?, confident that thal verdlct will caro
* ii .t a vote of eonndence ln the eoura
Soua, unoetentatioua and Sf?rtatie land
Sahlp of Wllliam Howard Taft. "f/jT
VanTnlmi m this cenr^osvlbaoeuao
KS the American gplyghg^
l^^U^lVw^n canipaign Em
'it8 r d W.?!>" throw his
'a;'lnTo the rinK bave aurfeited tbe pub
1 at Into tne r "B. ^ rtemonstra
1:/ Lnt^uited by SS polltical man
tiona s11"}"'8*6"-,,!, uixm the restrlc
agera, and tha aeaault upon ^
ttona provldedl by our %. hi h,lS
Klep'n.d'^tHe -ber thought of
?No Doubt of Taffa Election."
Heheving thla, aa I;do. ?J""^J3
aaement waa & charge of tte *W and
JuSorllng the high a^^^MaJ I
Jubiirat. candidate. has made **?*%?
to the public In auch a way aa w>??
Thainnan Barnea of the Republlcan
H.U committee, in a foracaat laauod
Z night, declarad bia bedtaf thattt*
vo:e of iT-dent Taft in UH. jUU
wcn.1.1 be in the neighborhood of W?.
^.T.^he-id. would beenought,
glVe him a plurallty. ln view of the
tnird ticket in the field this year.
SLnnnan Barnea believ., that tbe
vote for Job B. Bedgea candidate for
Governor. will be about the same,^al?
though comlng fr.-m somewhat differ
ent aour ea from the Taft vote.
Ti? staf chatrman'a statement was
w. have I eareful panvaaew
!i ? -SS
r i h- r i...re wiii be a aubatantlal
Day and that n.?re "?".',,, ,.rMnihes of
kapui .?? n? orlty ln both braacnei
the I- ?
Mr. Bamea'a Figurea.
Tl. rote wlll be anpreolaWe.
fcuti aa Wllaon wlll j^***
radtcal eleroenta ln the comn unit>.
wblri ,at:v. eound <md
thoughtful people of the state wlll sup
tort Taft ai.-i Hedgea. , <.i..i,>,nr
Tha? v i t, ,i
' 1'',,1"!K '*,? I o\.-r
Whereaa I - ???'? '?' ',"' r,v thU
' . I "iii ba aui
fK? year. ago Mr T^Jff*^*}"
votea 1 put his v-te at this clecUon ln
neighborhood of B50.0W, which wlll l>e
ample te glvi blm a plurahty. The \0u
tor Mr. Hedgea wlll r>e substantial> the
aame as tbat for Mr. Taft. although .t
wlll not come from ezaetly the sarne
P'"i " ^
Republleana aad Daanocrata who are op
p..s..| to th. ambltlona ot Mr Koosev.it
?nd hll alm foi despotlc power shouM
Joln In th* support of Mr. Taft. and are
bo Joirung. in the reallzatlon tbat onl> i>>
the . Mr. Taft can the m?
to Amertcai Inatltutlona whteh is tnreai
tned ? , ? ted, , ?,_
A vote for Mr Wilson is simply a yote
to perpetuate aseaulta upon the American
form of government, on the one nana,
and. on tn< other, will Involvi the uib
turbance of Industrlal condltlona anu
cannot fall to have k haltlna Influenc.
up.jn the material piosperlty ?f the coun-i
try?euiployer and employe allke.
Sarnu.l S. Ko-rig. president of the
Hepublican County Committee. in a
?latemerit issued last night, gave flg
ure* for New York County, which
would seem to Indlcata a pluiallty here
of not more than 26,000 for Wilson and
of |f,aa| tor Hedgea.
The flgures show tbat many intend
to vote for Straus. whose cholce for
Preaident is either Wilson or Taft. The
I have received the estirnates of tbe
Vote b) A.-.mbly illstncts tiom all but
??vni dintiicib in tne county, aad six of
the i^vei, will bc in my hands by to-mor?
The figurea Indlcata, aaactly as the r>r<
llminarv . anvasa indicated, that the flght
in UUa htato 1b Bolely batween Taft and
on aud oetween Hedgea and Hultcr.
Nelther Mr. Uooaevelt nor Mr. Htiaus har
any chanct for election, nor even for
aacond place, in thls state.
Th. ehtimated vote, as handed ln by
the dbtrlcl leud.rB. minus the seven dlo
tricts i,ot ?? heard from. is: Taft. KSW.
WUjMjn, l<?,054; Rooeevelt. 56.521): Hed?e?,
*.jl", Sulzer. W,9(d: Straus, C?;..V>3.
"Taft and Hedgea tha Choice."
1 Oo not belleve that the aeven dlstricts
Hili to i. ieard from wlll change tne'
Proiwriior, io uny materlal degree. and
" 18 i-Ulnly ,-vldent, from the flgures
flvcn. that the cholce of Taft and Hedgea
ln this Btate is certain when the Demo?
eratlc plurallty In New York County i?
h*u! down to th- Banirea glvea above.
1^ thUBlaam la not aiwaya conveited lnio
yotes. Whlle no one wlll deny that New
>ork gavt Mr. Koos?velt, tbe man, an
?BthuaiaBilc welcome back from hls dan
feroua experli nce, the silent business vote
?f .thls gr.-at bualn^sa county la Certainly
Pjeparlng to w>te (oi the continuatlon of
the proaperous good tlmea that have
"mrked the Taft admlnlatratlon.
Vilule Mr. Btraua, aa waB to have been
txpeeted, ls evldently golng to run con
?iflerably ahead of Mr Itooaevelt in thls
county. there ls no ehance of elther hU
?lectlon or hla runnlng Beeond ln thls
state, because even hl* most ur.lent ad
nerenta do not clalm for him any seiitl
tn?nt outaide of hls home city.
, With thls plaln evldence that the rtght
?a strlclly a flght between Taft and Wll
jor. and ii^dces nnd Bulaer, I feel eure
tbat tllcillKhtful lte|illblleati voters wlll
n<>t WKBte their vote on the third party.
??d thereby lend thelr nld to Tammany
lt waa in an effort to appear con
aervatlva that the Democrats claimed
forty states only. Mr. McGombe, the
national chairmmi, would not con, ede
a sln^le state by name to his oppo?
nents, and felt reeaonably certain, he
BBld, that if they carrled any at all.
they would get no more than slx be?
Democrata Claim Ohio.
Among other cheerlng messages, he
received the following telegram from
K H. Ifoore, national committeeman
In splte of our increased population. I
think the total vote Wlll be trom 6 per
cent to * per cent less than that cast In
laat. We expect to see about 1,?.?50.000 votes
eaat, as followa: Wllaon. wO.000; Taft.
-55,000; Roosevelt 340,080; I>ehs, 105.000;
t'hiafln, 10,000. Thls is not an extravagant
plurallty, and our vote will be over rather
than under li0,aQ0.
Chalrman Palmer of the Democratic
State Committee sent the following
telegram yesterday to all county ehair
Tle- aleetlOB of our entlre national and
atati tleket i* certain.
I'nder exlstlna comlitlons every Assem
biy. Benate and Congreaa district in tbe
atate la Democrm^p or debatable. We
OOncede IM district to our opponents.
Communicate wlth committeemen and
actlve DemociWte, and ln the name of th>>
atate conimlttee exhoii them to be alert,
actlve and watchful tt the polls; to fcet
out every vote that ls for the Democratli
ticket. to cloeely sonitlnlze the eanvuss.
ao that we have an boneet vote and an
t'areful account of all vold and pro
testod baliots must be made and k>-pt.
end the watchers at each pollliiK place
must remain until the vote of every can?
didate upon the ticket ls canvassed. Thls
Important duty must be perfortned. These
thinks done, we wiji achJeve th, greateal
vletory In the history of our party.
Thls Bfteraoon Charles *?'. Murphy
expects to pive out a statement of his
estimate of the vote to ba cast ln New
York County on F.lection Day
Murphy Eatimates To-day.
He has received all tlie estlmates
from all the district leadera, and wlll
open them to-day Yesterday Murphy
llatened wlth interest at Pammany Hall
to the predlctton <?f Pranda W. Rird,
Progreaelva county chalrman, which
waa qu ited tO him, that Roosevelt and
Straus would carry JJew York County
by m.ooo votes. He leaned baek ln his
awlvel chalr nnd beamed over hla
glaaaea wlth this remark:
W'e are the progressive."."
Efc nator DtXOO .-aid last night:
Honeetly, i d,,n't ihlnk thal Mr. Taft
win have .m electoral vote Blxty per
? ent of tha old Republican party wlll
cael their votea for Colonel Rooaevelt
and 15 pei cent of the Democrata "il!
oo the aame thing. Thal meana a land
After l gava out my atatement this
mornine I received :i telegram from the
state chalrman of Utah, who took me to
Uu?k tor placlntr Ctah ln the doubtful
column. He declarea that tbe I'rotcies
alvea wlll carry the state From Mon?
tana came a telegram that that state
would Kive the colonel IP.OM more votea
timn l had credlted it wlth.
297 Electora, Dixon Saya.
Tio- Benator had claimed ln h?s fere
caet 291 electoral votes for his can?
didate-. conceding only the "solid South"
to Wilson and placing in a COlumn
labelled "doubtful" these atatea: Ari
zona, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada,
ohicj, Tenneaeee, ctah, Weat Vlrglnla,
Wyoming, llaaaachiiaetta and Mlaaourl,
wlth a total electoral vote ,,f 104. The
Democrata were 'way off, he instati I,
ln thinking they would poll tha old
v?i- the first time atnea the opening
of the eampalgn. George W. Perkina
left the national Progressive beadquar
ters at V, o'clock last nlght. Ile de?
clared himself perfeetly aatlafled that
the result on Tuesday would be fhB
.-lei-tH n of the colonel.
William H. Hotchkiss, Progreaalve
state cbalrmaa, made thla atatement:
All Bgnrea based upon tlie vote at pre
vloua electlona are of neceaalty totally
unrellable. No one of the other pai
haa been abk to make a canvaaa which
did not show ? large peroeatage ol aileni
or hidden votes. As su?h vote goea th?
election wlll po.
our Informetlon is that we win ael '?<
p'r c'-nt of thls silent vote. I ha\. nol
ln the past been accuatomed elther to
draw eoaclualona frotn dreama or to base
pians on mere bopee, b l looklna at aii
of the reporte, poiis and Indlcatlona re?
ceived at theae headquartera aeiioualy and
flnally, I <an reach no other conciualon
than that New Vork will landsiide f<>r
Roosevelt and Btra.ua by a landallde tliat
win aetoniah tba natlon.
Bylveeter Byraee, manager of the
Straus eampalgn committee, said Mr
Straus would rur: ahead of his ticket
for local reaaona whlch were not polit?
ical; that the race lay batweeu stram
and Sulzer. with the election of Straus
IF TAFT WERE BEATEN
Would Show Power of the
Demagogue, Says Hilles.
? To deny President Taft a re-electlon,"
declBrtd Chalrman Hilles, ln a statement
laaaed yesterday, from Republican na?
tional headquarters, "would be to return
to tbe older and more 'practlral' political
methods ln Vhe national admlnlstration."
it. reactionary effect WOOM be felt not
oniv hfrOt-ra national electlona, bui lo
everv state and local election for reara
To rome f?r it would Impreaa publlc
JmrUlM nnd1 future canrttdates for offlce
t?t the wav ? win popular support ls
Y.t tirouKh' unaelflah and couragepua
? vic-' 'ufthrouKh ?playingpoMtlcH' or
emplovlMK the wiles of a dcmagUga*
Whlch' ayatem do you preferi
To llluatrate, Chalrman Blllea said:
WOOdTOW Wilson closed his campaiKn JB
nvw Jeraey. appeailng to the votera w
,N,^ only Democrats to the State Lagto
lutur., laeladlng James Hmlth, Jr. s,
'Te'rTas elsewhere we flnd Df. Wil?
son aMeto afljust himself IO political ex
mdlenoy bwfng his nomination forGov
'T ,V.? l_r_-_lv to eX-Seiuitot Stnitb's in
r/ ,,. heth rew over Bmlth when II
f ,'?' i: rtpedleht pol.tl.ally to do so.
v, w bowe'ver wilson appeala for tha
,| .tion of Bmlth leKl..h.tlve candioat.-s,
,t they may be bound by the Demo.
eratlc caucua and their vote, tbui gained
for the'nen.ratlc cendWat. for Dnlted
"H-Tl !^e&M_^5e_ry Watter
son and colonel OeOTga Harvey wlnk and
COAL GA8 KILLS OLD COUPLE.
Councll Piuffs. lows. Nov 2 1'. MaHea
Owana aigaty raara "id. and Ma wlre,
aeventy-tve, arera fo?ad dead la th-ir
home here to-day. They had been av
phj-alatcd by fumes from a coal stove.
OF TRUSTS. MRS 1.1.
Never Had Thousandth Part of
Opposition He Himself Had.
CENSURED FOR NOT TRYING
Progressive Nominee Will Wind
Up Campaign Monday by
Speeches at Mineola
and Oyster Bay.
|By Telegraph to The Trlbune 1
Oyeter Bay, NOV. --''olnnel Roosevelt
Bave out to-day a earaf?lly prepared reply
to Oovernor wiison's renwrka upon the
trust questlon in hlp -peech Thursday
nlj?ht at Madlson Bquare (laiden. The
Progrooafve nominee aaaafla his rvmo
cratlfl rival for "passlve opposition"
toward trust reforme, aven when "the
Logteleture gava him a lead."
Romarfctng that it was tha clear duty of
Mr Wilson "to try to ^et action in any
event," the colonel says that no oppon.nt
of truat legMatlofl ln tbe New Jersey
I^eRislature pnssessed a thousandth purt
of the lnlluence and control whlch, whlle
he, Hoosevelt, was President. was exer
i ise.l by Senator Aldrich and Speaker
"Hut," the c(,|onel continues, "I never
made any eXCUaee, and by a succession of
tha hardeai klnd of hammerlni tinbts i
forced throiiRh Congress a BltM of vltally
important trust and corporation legtala
Colonel Roosevelt* eampalgn ends Mon?
day wlth an automoMle tour into Mineola,
where l.e will speak In tba afternoon. ln
tbe e\enlng he wiU app-ar b.-foro his
townsmen ln the Lyrie Theatre, in Oy.st?r
Bay. The house has been aoM out, and a
genulne Pregreaelve demonatration has
This afternoon Miss Prencea Keller.
i I ief Of tlie State Bureau of Labor and !
Immlgratleo, who has been dolni yeomaa
work as a VOte Wlnner for the Proaressive
eauoa, came out to confer with th* colonel
r<-Kardlns plana for canylng OUt the plat?
form on "aodal and InduatrtBI Justi ???
'ln View of Inaistence."
ln the atatement be laaued regardlag
Oovernor Wllaon'a trust vteara the colonel
says: "In rrten of Mr Wllaon'a inaiatenca
upon the Importanoa of tbe trust prob?
lem, I deelra to eell attentlon to Mr. wii?
son's r.rd on the truat questlon as Oov?
ernor <>? New Jeraey and to his prevtoua
Colonel Rooeevell quotea from Mr. Wll?
aon'a apeechea when running for Oovernor
and later, and the atatament contlnuea:
In hia flral meaaage to the Legialature.
Januan l<, '.: Qovernoi Wlleon renewed
with emphasla hla promlae to deal wlth
the New Jeraey irusti ile descrlbed
them ea having "allpped oui of control of
ti.. v. r> law that i:;n'- them leave to l?
and can make and unmake Ihem -,t
ir,. ' h< d?-, lan d ' W e hav? now
K,-t ourselvee to control Ihem soberlj t, :t
effectively, and to brlna them wlthln thi
regulatlo i ,,f tb. law There la ? k" al
obllgatlon, aa well as a great opportunity,
an Imperatlve obllgatlon from whlcb wa
cannol eecmpe lf we would No man who
u hes to - n loj ihe publlc i onfidence
.:.,i. ? hold baek. and II he ? wtaa be will
not reM>i t to aubterfuge "
There was ampie opportunity for <P,\
Wilaon to acl eithet by aecurlng
leglslatlve action or by proceedlng against
ihe truata wlthout the Intervention of tha
Tne Bupreme Court of the Lnlted States
hai aolemnly declared that th?- Btandard
< nl and tobacco trusts bave been gulltv
of frauduleui and unlawful conduct, whl< n
thi New Jereey .-tat'.t<- declarea to be a
mlsdemeanor Mr. Wilson haa boen Oov
ernor i"r twenty-two montha He ti<>w
s.ivs that he wiahea to proceed agalnal tlie
tora and managera of theae truata ln
dlvldually H< haa and foi twenty-two
montha haa bad as Oovernor of New ,ier
ae) ample opportunity ar.d every poaaible
,s foi thn* proceedlng agalnal them.
and fo: more than a year haa had the
declslon of the Bupreme Court as war
ranty for auch procedure, bui he baa
? i iift.fi hla Mnn< r to take it.
Mr Wllaon bed declined to giva tbe
I/erlalature a lead In this matter, and
.1,.,, theae membera of tbe l^gislature
- tve him -< lead he atlll declined to Hft a
? tn th?-ir aid. And natnrally. ln riOW
ol thla attltude of paaalve oppoaltlon on
pert, the I.eKislature fatled to aCt
Through Benator Beveridge and on the
auggeatlon of on- of the prlvate dtlaena
of the country, Mi Healy. a head watt-r
ln one of onr BOteia I a?krd Mr. Wilson
certain queetione, as followa:
"Flral Is it not a fact that the iaw* or
the atate under whlch a corporation la or
ranlaed preacrlbe Ita powei"
?gecond Are not all tba powers of
Btandard on and slmliar monopollea con
ferred by the laws of Nee j.-!h.->"
?Thlrd Could n >t th.-s<- powera have
been curtailed b> amendmanta te tha New
"?Whl has not Mr. Wilson. as Oovernor
of New Jeraey, recoramended such
In reaponae to thes,, questions Mr. Wll
?on telegraphed to one <>f bla rappnrtera
"1 anthorlze yoU to say that the He
i ouMIcan majorlty ln tbe l^Klsbmite made
. revlalon of the corporation lav.s Impos
Iglbie, and no New Jereejr oflletaJ cou'd
proeecute or propoea a dlaaolutkm for
breach of federal statut.-s
?This is no aaewar al aii," Colonel
RooeeveM say*. "Mr. Wilson himself
atated that the Legielerora did witu sur
prlsltiK ease what he asked and that Re
publican end Daaaoeratk Baambera aeto
ally IntlOdneed bllls such as were de
manded by Mr. wiison's expdi.it preaa
The Hoosevelt statement Koes on to
Ti,,- New Jeteey Lagialetnra af 19U
stood: House. 41 Dtrnwrate and U Re
Dubllcane; Benate. II Republlcana and II
Democrata There "as thus only one Be
publican mejortty ajcainst him ln tb. Ben
_,-, and one Republican Henator, Mn
Colgate, actoailj int.oduced an antl-trust
aeeat ,, , .
?ln the entlre I>eglslature, says i olon.-l
Hoos-velt. there was no oppon nt of
trust leglslatlon who possessed OBO OBe
thousandth patt of the lntlu.-nce an.l <on
trol whlch, whlle I was I'resld, nt. was
,-x.rclsed by benator Aldrich In tha Sen?
ate and Sp.-ak-r Cannon In the House.
"Never Made Any Excuaea."
"Hut I never made any aXOUaee, and by
tt succession of tbe hardest klnd of han.
mefini n^hts i foread through Congreaa
u mass Of vltally Important trust and
corporation legislation. and yet. under In
?flnitely more favorable condltions and
wlth an intlnltely easl. r task, Mr. Wilson
dl.l not even att.mi-l to mt any action."
Th<- statement continues:
M-.Wandar that Mr. Wttaoa \vas able to
,?', ntion in his Madlson Bquara (Sarden
J ?...,.?, With rnodest prtda that "the gen
ti. men ln \Nall Street are smillng and
?omplacent" because of their hope for his
election, and that they ar, bettlng heav
ilv ..a him. although I doubt lf any aaed
,-. ?? latelllgenl Wall Btreel man act
uallv aave thf odds whlch Mr. Wiison's
enthuslasm pron.pts iilm to belleve they
I 'Vask that Mr. Wiison's proposals now
h,. t.'s'e<i bv his acttena as Oovaenor ->r
N,w jers.-v We Pregreaelvea porpoea a
rael. thoroughgoing and efflclenl control
over the truata Mr WUaoB and Mr.
Taft natlonally purpose the same rcnif
dUs-that ia. to put thelr falth ln a con
Unuattan of tbe j.reaent policy, which ia
te allow the egga to be scrambled and
tb.n, after the daniage has been done, to
proceed by a lawaull lasting several years
to trv partly to uns. ramble them. <>ur
ptopoeeX ?V the contrary. !a to create
l oommlaasen llke the Interstate < om
ii, 101 Commlsslon. and through thla com
mlaslon t<> ?uperviee tbe i?i?f Industnai
conperna dotag an Interetata business, just
the government now supervlaes rail
.'?! end banks.
I'nder these clrcuinstancps lt is no won
der thal the fcreat majority of the truat
magnatea are supportlng one or the other
of tbe oiii partles.
The election of Mr. Wilson would niean
tbe enthronement of THggartiBm in lnd?
iana and <>f Murphylam ln New York, Just
as Mr. Taft's cause ls now Identlfled with
the eauaag of the Barneeea and the Pen
roaea or tha Repubttcaa pnrty.
Of hla own two appearanccB at Madi?
son flquaro Oarden. the colonel aald to
day, "They were both fine, fine. I think
the one on Wednesday night was the bet
ter, bUt the Friclay meetlng was modt
"It was remarkable," he contlnued. "to
see so many women of utmoat refinement
there. They moved about among the men
freely and they were Juatifled ln dolng so.
for the men werp of the beat cUbs. There
waB not the rabble there for which I am
popularly deaerlbed aa a drawtaaj oaruL
How to Put the Governmental
House in Order.
A message from Woodrow Wllaon wa-s
the feature of "Wilson Rally Day." a* I
yesterday was tcrmed by Democrats, and
tha message was read In all the principal |
campa of the purty throughout the coun?
try Governor Wllsona message dealt |
with his ldeas on the tariff, trust-. and i
Other national tssues, and lncldentally
took a Blag ut the Hepubllcans.
Judge Alton H. I'arker read tha ni's
aaga at a Wllaon rally at Patham Ifanof
ln Weatcheater, und it waa read in other
loi al BMetlnga
ln hla vaaaage, tha candidate said:
The next io ir reara wlll detannlna boh
wa .11 ? io solva the question of tha lantt,
tbe iiueation of tne. truats, the OUestlon
ol tha reformatlon of our whole i.ankmg
und currency symom, tho eonaervauoa oi
our nBtural reaourcaa and of the beeitu
and nget of om p.-ople. tne dsvelopmeiit
of our means of traiispoi tation, tba nght
appli. ation -I oui actentlflo anowleaga
to the work and healthful proaperlty pl
our whole population, whethac in the
nelda or ln tne fectoriea or iti the mine-,
the tirin e.ntubllBhmuiit of ? forelgn pollc]
baeed upon luatlcc and good wUI ratber
than upon mera cemmerclal eaploltatlon
aad the sMtish latereeta of a narrow clrcle
ol linunclers exteiidlng tbeli mterpris' *
t? tbe enda of the earth, and tha exten
alon of ihc aaatatanca of tho government
io those many prttgrammea of uptlft un<i
bettermenl to which aoma of the beal
mlnds ot om ega bava turned with wlaa
bope and ai.ior.
i bere la much to b<- done, und II
be done la tbe rlghl apirll end In
rlght wa}, <.r lt will deepen <>ur troublea.
not rellevi tbem. The unfr question
mual be aolved In tha interest <-t thoee
wbo aorh anU apeul .mil pl m and .-trug
gie, those who ..!<? flndlng * foothold and
working .ut a carear, theaa wbo touch the
?ources of atrength and are qulck arlth
the piise of .i common life, foi tha aaha
of tbe power ibhi nlls the flelda and
builds ihe clties, ' snd not for the a*he of
special groups ol men wbo domlnai ? end
control thelr followa and regard tba toii
of mllllona <>f men merely a* an oppor
tunlt) to make uea of th.-lr estui.iiab'd
advan age H must be bandled rery pru
d< ntiy. .mi thal ifo hont st t-.H me) be
Interrtipted, no honorable .-r useful enter
prlae dlaturbed; must be deall with bj
slow atagea "f *.?;! ronaldered changi
chai ;.- ? hose objei t shall ot ?
snd broaden opportunlty, and >:? l
nothlng but apeclal privllege and "
wholi sonw control,
Th. noai question mual be .lenlt wKh
wav with thla dli lln< t a: -\
sniti^H proaramme, t.< destroy monopol
ano to leave i Ineas Intact, lo give tboaa
who cenduci enterprlae no advantag
cepl thal which comea by efllclency, en
and sagecfty those onl) fountal i
I of honorable waeutn, every man rewarded
?< < ordlna io h|x li ghl bj d ent< rprlai
! nnd serviee, hla master) ln an open Held
M urrei'i ?. ind banklna queetlons must ba
dlacuaoed and settled In tha Interest of
thoee who uae credlt, produce Ihe ?
manufaeture the gooda ?""! aulcken the
commeroe of the nation. ratber than m
the Intereet of th>- banker end tha pro
? moter and ti.e cepteln of flnance, wbo. f
. set off bj tnemeelves In the matiagement
of au. h things. too aa : | loea "Ight ,-ven
of tiipir own Intlmate and Inaeparabla re
; latlon lo tba general needa and Intereata
1 of the rank and Bla
None of these high things can ba done.
because oon* <>i them oan be concelved,
I from the point Of View of th..*- wbo at
present eaercise power over us al Wash?
ington Tbe Republlcan purt\ !?< Irre
trlevably commltted and bound to co In
opposlte dlreetion from thnt ln
which releaae urid freedom Ile. lt has
;,, otne a party of apeclal polnts of view,
Tbe country haa elreadv percelved thls.
Bverywhere there has be,-n a steadlly
gatherlng revoll by the votera. Twenty
sin of the forty-elght atata govemmenta
?r.- now under Demoeratlc eseeutJvea In
th.- leglslaturea ot the forty-elght stat. ?<
in- Democrata outnumber the Republl?
eana ? majority of 2?\ Beventy-three
of the 130 cWef cltlea of the country bavaj
Demoeratlc mayore. Thera are now 2_'T
i Democrata ln the natlonul House of Rep
' reaentatlvea and onlv ki Republleana. Tbe
tld< gathera ln greater and greater VOl
,i!,- Only 'be Presldehcy and Ihe Ben
ate IIft thelr heada a little above It, those
cltadela of power which the fnnatltution
mai.es it hardeet for the people'a malori
tieq to capture and oecutry, fnttl thera
are tnken. the great taak wlll balt a'l 1
walt, the great task of puttlng the gov
errment at the serviee of tbe people.
WOMEN TALK POLITICS
But Mostly They Sidestep the
What ls tbe dlfferen.e between the Tte
publieaaa and the PreanreaaBvaai when
Theodora Haoaavett was a Repuhiican ap
to tbe tlrne of that party's last conven
Mlss fielen Vnrlck noswell, head of the
womun's department of the Republlcan
National Committee, says that the dlffer
ence "la a capltal I."
The above was one of about forty-aeven
questlons hurled at MIsb floswell, Mlaa
Anne Ithodes and Mlss Allee Lakey at a
polltical aymposlum held yesterday niorn
Ing at the Hudson Theatre, under the
auapteea af tha famgna f<>r poiiticai Mtv
ciitlon MIsb Khodea. who apoke for the
I'loKiesalves. waan't at all satlsfled with
Iftaa Unswell'B nnawer to the query about
the illfference between being a Republl?
can und being a ProgreBsive.
"Mr Roosevelt," ahe rrled. "went to
'"hlcago, to the convenllon of the Re
paaUoaa party, aeeaenpaatad by hia
friends, men In whose mlnds and hopes
tha I'rogr.-ssive prlnclples had long been
growlng Tbe* gave the RepublPan party
its rbanee. and that cbance waa not
?jaSpOd. The Republlcan party has Itielf
to thaah that Rb opponents are here to
Mih; Ithodes tnlke.l glowingly of the
poaition women have In I'rogressive coun
^ils. "It ls so woiid.rful and startllng."
fihe observed, "that some of our suffra
gist slsters don't understand It; but they
aHL Kor me, I feel that the experlence
and polltkal tralnlng I've had at the
Syracuse conventlon and slnce then have
llfted me to a hlgher plune of rntelll
Miss lAkey. who la a pure food expert
attache<l to Ihe t'onsumers" I^ague. had
been aent for In a hurry ta apeah on the
Tiemocratlc side, becauge Mrs. .1. BoffneB
Ilarrlman, who was 00 the programtne,
was not well enougb to appaar. Mlsa
I.akey waa bo Int.r.ste.l talklug about
pure food thal she mostly forgot she was
there for the Democrats. OOI asionully
ahe remembered, and lnterpe'Iat.d a
"(iovernor Wilson Is for pJBttOO, am! wlll
gfjforea the pure food laws," but Instant
|y she would hark back to oplum ln
soothlng syrup or benxoate of soda ugain.
3J0OO AnEMPTS Al
Burns Agency at Work Under
Auspices of Honest Ballot
DICTAGRAPH PUT IN USE
$500 Reward for Conviction of
Poliee Staying Out
Secret investlgattnn of Utegal regis
tratlon made by the Uurns Detectlve
Agency for the Honest Ballot Assocla?
tlon has dlsclosed between 3,000 and 4.000
cases of probabie fraud, aecordtn*? to a
report made yesterday by tha agency.
ln some quarters of the clty, lt la estl
mated, from 1,500 to 2,500 "fake votes" are
cast te an Asseinbly district. The votinK
populatlon of an Aesembly district ls
from 8.0J0 to 10.000.
Among other instances of Intended
fraud, it ls reported that flfty men
were brought here from Baltimore and
dlstrlbuted on the West Slde. They are
obllged to report daily to a well known
flathouae thlef ln Harlem. Each ls ln
struct?d to vote flve tlmes on Election
Day. East Slde _ang leaders are alao said
to be Importlng floaters from Phlladel
phia. One hundied and flfty "tln sol
Blere** ;>r?- add te havo been "planted"
aloiu? East 2T.d street, ln the dlatrlct of
. *hartaa W, Murphy.
The dtcfagraph has been uaed for the
Ilrst time ln detectlng election frauds.
Further to assure an honest ballot, the
Burns atfency has offered $500 reward for
information leading to the arrest and con?
viction of niegai votera
rteaadant Koenlg of the Republican
Ceonty Committee and other leadera In
the political parties, as well as varlous
other clvle. orKanlzatlons and the Dis?
trict Attorneys olllee. are also on tne alert
to prevent repaatlng
Objects to Poliee Order.
Mward h. a-ach, aettag preaident or
the Honest Ballot Assoclatlon, lm* wrlt
t.-n a letter te PoUoa Commiealonet
waido proteetlag that Waldo'a Qaoeral
Order No- 47 wlll work great bardshtp on
-atcbera at tba polla next Tueeday. Tho
: pollce ordara reada a- follewe:
Membera of the corce abell nol wter
poll'S SacM -i ?"?<, n,hh_xdecuU -
entrancea thereof (unleaa to e\.-< uu- a
Iw.'iant. aa deecrlbed below). except upoa
rwiueat of the Inapectora ol election for
thi DurooM of preventlng or atopplng a
br i ? f the peace, or, on like requeet,
, , ;:"?,.,, own motlon to make arreata
for vloUtlon of _w i pon complylng
n, and tirrylng oui auch requeet or
; making auch erreol they ahall leeve tb
billlna: pleca But they must remaln n
!he*c-_ty~ inalde the election!to?-?**
? and vlgtlanl to preaerve tbe peeea outatta
: and Inalda Ihe polla.
Mr Fin, h wrote:
Nuraeroua and careful InveatlgaUona by
thla aaaoclatlon ahow good grounda foi
be||e\-ing thal many of the namea that
. now upon the reelatry roUa have been
' puced ibere lllegalh and traudulently.
! -,mi therefore It wlll be necaaoarr for
i watchers ln the performance of their auo
. to call "I'ori the pollce t? arrest tliose per
Mn* who Ulegally eeek to vote upon
these namea. If (he ppltea.areetrtoned
I ln accordance wlth thls order lt wlll in
man) Inatancea be practlcally imposslble
for an) -atcher to auceeeafutly <-Hll upon
the pollce 10 make an arrest wlthout ar
! rordlng tha llleical voter ample oppor
! tui>it> to eecape.
Purthermore, tb<> pollce are d>prlve.i ?.r
' tbe opportunity to make an arrest for the
crime <-f ilb-Kal votinn commltted or at
tempted ln thelr preaence. In addltlon
there la la< kln* the moral ^ff.-ct of a
pollcemai - preaence In a potltng place
! whlch her.-tofore has alwaya been one or
1 ti,.- efflcient factors In preventlng tte
. rimes of repeotlng, fraudulenl v.,ttnK an<i
vlolent tirf-u.-h of the peace
BacUed by Prominent Men.
-pi,,. Honeel BallOl Assoclatlon is a
non-partlaaa organlaatleB whlcb is be
inK backed >> r-lhu Root. jr, Ogden M.
Reld, W. .i Bchleffelln, I'rank a Mun
...... Bveretl V*. Abbot, Jaltoa Henry Co?
hen. Oeorge W. Peridn* A. I Bar.i
.loiin Henry Hammond, John D. Bocke
feller, |r. Bdwerd R I loch, Rerbert L.
Bodmea R- FoltOB Cuttlng and other
promlnant cltlaena to aid ln the de
te. tlon and proeeCBliOH of fraudulent
Tiiis fell tha reglatratlon fall off
iie:,\ii> in mme ef tha dletrleta where
rapeetlng has baan aaeet prevelent, owlng
te tha report that detectlves an.l the
watchera <?f tha ftonoat Ballot Associa?
tion wera on tha trail llerhert Bod
niiin. ehalrmaa of the aseeatlva com?
mittee of the association. roughly estl
mntps that the lllenal reglstratlon was
cut ln half owlng to the presence of the
In his drCUler off.-rlnir. a reward De?
1 have evidence of fraudulent reglstra
ti..n from the foUowlng bouaaa:
Tba Kenwood No. -'? Bowery: Mo n
Coop.r Snuure. No. ISy East &th atreet,
No 12? East 10th street, No. 218 Beet
9th street, Barnev Kllnn. Fell and Bow?
ery No. 29 Bowery, No. 291 Front street,
No 18 Batavla street, No. 3 James atreet,
No 13" Cberry street, No. 218 Kaat 9th
street No :?77 Water street. No. 4u.1 P.-arl
atreet, No 28 Ollver street and No. 146
The n.ward, however. wlll apply to in
formatlon reepectlng ulegal r.-Kistratlon
from the foragolng, as well as other
booeaa Information can be i?lven BM
elther personallv or by letter sent to my
detectlve agency, in th,< Fark R..w Bwd<
?aamel s B*aealg. president of the i;.
publlcan County I "uinmlt tee, Issued a
atatement last nlght, in which he said
the committee had In its possesslon a llst
of flve hundred names and addresses of
all.-K.il voters, and that four hundred of
these, from the 2d Assembly District, had
been put ln pamphlet form and placed
m the hands of the ll.-publPan watchers
el > v. ry polllng place ln that district
l_i aa were, be said. tor the most part,
the so-called "tln soldlers," whose record
i.l vote had for years, he aaaerted. been
eoontod ln tha Tammany column.
The statement continues:
Tlie District Attorn.y's offlce has under
Way an Inqulry whlch wlll, before Elec?
tion Day, reeult in unearthlaa aevarel
hundred more "tln aoldl?re*' In tbeea [Id,
,!d and Stbl dlstrl. ts, and their prompt
arn al an.i proeecutlen wiii oartalaly i(,i
low any attempl to vote this year.
The Republican watchers, furnlshed as
they are not only with the names and ad?
dresses but also wlth descrlptlons of tlie
repeaters wbo have been accuetomed lo
vote under th,- namea ef these "tin s i
dtera." arlll ba able aaaUy te leeattfy for
arrest e\ery illejcal voter In the 2d Ass? ni
They have been lnslructed not only to
preveni thls Ulegal VOtlng, but to arrest
and preeeeata as compiaininK wltneeaaa
everj man who preeenta himself for vot
ing wlthout legal rlRht.
Whitman'a Office Buay.
Qaaapte?T?i c>f niegai ragMratlaa simiiar
to those made t.y "C'lem" and "<?ene"
Drlscoll regarding affalrs In tlie BJ A?
senitily District were rec.ived at the Dla?
trlct allof eay'a oAea yeoterdaf. All wera
refarred te Oeorga /. MadaBa the as
slstant District Attorney. who ha.. cbarxe
of such coinplalnts. All of the complalnts
were made upparently by indtvlduuls.
GREAT "SILENT VOTE"
IS FOR TAFT. SAYS EEIS
ln Forecast Written for The
Tribune He Predicts Repub?
lican Victory in State.
INCLUDING HEDGES TICKET
Majority of Legislative Candi
dates as Well?Straus Not
Dang-erous, Says Barnes's
Kormer Senator Merton K. I^ewis, chalr?
man of the executlve committee of the
Kepubllcan State Committee, who has had
actlve charKe of the Republlcan cam?
paign in thls state?the time of State
Chalrman Barnes having been glven to a
great extent to hls duties as chalrman of
the advieory committee of the national
committee?haa written a summary of the
campaign and a forecast for The Tribune.
Thls ls the forecast:
We are to-day in recelpt of estfmatea
from the chairmen of the various c0"'u>'
committees tbroughout the state. *rJ'm
these estlmates we ure c.nvlnced that tne
result la no longer ln doubt. we are con?
fident that the Kepubllcan party wiu
elect Its state and a majority of ita
legislative candidatea, and that the elec?
toral vote of the state will be eaat for Mr.
Much wlll depend. however, upon IM
great sllent vote of the state?the voto
of thousands who think hut do not taiK.
Thl? vote we belleve, wlll go to the Ke?
publlcan candldates, because it ls con
ceded by impartlal niinda that the re
election of President Taft and the defeat
of Mr. Sulzer are the two vital thlnga to
aorompllsh for the peaoa of the country
and the honor of the state.
In hla outllne of the campaign in this
Btate Chalrman Lewls declares that the
Democrats clalm auccess apparently upon
the atrategic advantage which they se-.m
to poaeeaa becaure of the thlrd party.
Unparalleled Since 1860.
The Introductlon of thla thlrd party, he
savs, with sufftclenl flnancial and news?
paper support to make Iteaif a factor ln
the contest. has naturally produced a
tiHIlfaaad condltion which has not exlsted
since tho election of 1W), Wben the Demo?
cratic party presented two candldates for
the nealdanrr He goes on to eay:
It ls clear, however. in thla atate. that
the lnroHds Into the Republlcan ranka
caused by the dlsappolnt.-d ambltlon ot
Mr Roosevelt to be nomlnated at ' ni
caK?> wlll not be Bufficlent to make his
candldaey daageroua, and that thejBon
teat in New rorh is nbaolutely between
Taft and Wilson. . .
The Kepubllcan. who. becauae of hia
opposltlon to Mr. Hoosevelt'a P-^!
arnbltiona and tha vagaries of hls plat
form. .asts a vote for Mr. Wilson, euuahy
as radleal as Mr. Roosevelt ls I mply
? mtlni: i bailot for Koos.velt and for
SSt Offihoot Of the Republican party
'vhi.H Mr. Hotchhlaa, the ?tate chalrman
of tbe progreaalva party, ,deoJir?eVu?
for Us lotention "the extermlnatlon of the
Republlcan iarty." -
Mr Btraiufa candldaey la 'ouaily un m
nortant as far as tbe results tor blm
?r. ,'oncerntd. He has no chance for
:.:,-,ionknd those who wlsh IpMB
the mnuencea wheh bay <ontroiied tbe
government at AlbanyfCr the laat two
vfiara must of necesslty vote for atr.
Hedgea A vote for Wilson is a vote for
Roolevelt; a vote for Straus is a vote
HpeaklnB of the work that has been
done by tbe atate committee. Chalrman
The Republican State Committee ha.s
devoted IH time and all Us energlea to
the work Of educating tlie voters of t?
state to the duty of such voters. The
Platform adopted by the Republlcan pertj
at its state conventlon, held at Rochsster
1? Apnl last. ,le,lared ln no uncertan
terma tha princlp.ee of the RfP^?
party, Thla declaration was emrmed ana
emphaanted by the Republican ?attoaal
Conventlon, and it is now und has be n
tbe purpose of the committe.) to atand
squarelv upon that platform and Its
declaration of prlndple. and wln or lose
as may b.i in the support thereof.
Principles the Main Thing.
Whether tho candldates of the Republl?
can p..rty ahall or ahaU not ba bucc.-ssiui
ls of less conaequence than that the ngnt
shouid be mede aa courageousiy. bpnestiy
aad as effectlvely ius poealMe ror the
malnteaance of the principles lo whleb
tb.- party has declared its beUet.
There has been ao oompromtee on this
BUbJect There will be no .'ompromise
The Republlcan party has etood and stm
atanda for tha malntenanca of the ( on
?tituUon; for tha protectlon of the citi
7.11 ln his indlvidual rlfhta and liberty
u gaaranteed by the wu of rights, and
noW assalled bs the I'rogresslve party;
for the malntenanca of the tariff pottcy
as declared in Its platform, and for what
it beiieves to be tbe hlghest Intereatai of
,, ? Mople as a whole. The tlght that
haa baen mada has baan made eattreiy
upon these lines. _
RENO DIVORCE TOO LONG
Woman with Thirty-Day Ticket
Stays Only Two Hours.
[Hy Telegraph to The Trlbun-.]
Reno, Nev., Nov. 2.-With a round-trlp
ticket good for thlrty days. a handsome
young aomaa about twenty-fhe years
old, who gave her name as Mra. Trow
brtdga and ber addross as Manila, stepped
off the evenlng traln from San Franclsco.
aaytng she aoatred a dlvorce. and maklng
lnquirles as to which Judge she shouid lell
When she learned Reno dlvorcea re
qulre montha, and not daya. ahe ao
cePted the advlce of I railroad offlclal,
bougbt a berth and eaaght a weatboond
traln two lioura lanr for bome.
MRS. BELMONT ISSUES WARNINQ.
[By Telegriiph to Tlie Trii'Un- 1
Kewpart B. L, Nov. 2. PoUowtag her
eustem of aeveral reara, Mrs. Ottver H.
p Belmont has leaued a publlc waralng
tbioujzh tiie local newspapera to the busi?
ness men of thla city. ln thls she for
blda tbe tdvlng Of eredlt to any person
clalmlng lo repreeent i-r, exctpt on her
written otder. _
Miss Mary Donnelly Deter
mined to Have Her Show
Whether or No.
HORNS WERE LEFT BEHIND
But Buttons Were Carried
Along and a Socialist Meeting
in Seward Park Suffered
Mrs. MacDoaald BherMan, the poet.-si
of the Women'a National wilson and
Marehell orKardzatlon, said that Mrs. J.
Berdon Harriman obaerved Vlce-Piaeldant
Sherman's d.-ath by calllng off her lon/?
planned eampalgn ball "becauae sin- was
so susceptlble to the elejjances of llfe."
It ls evident that the Moosettes are not
susceptlble to the elegano-s of llfe-or
maybe tney are more practlcal politiciana.
Anyhow, they were perfectly deterinIned
to carry through the automohile parade
they had announced for yesterday after?
noon, and they did carry lt through, even
though various male Frogresslve leadera
got eold feet at the last mlnute and tele
phoned wtldly, "Don't do lt!"
As Miss Mary Donnelly observed coin
placently: "We women w.ll make a suc
cess of thls eampalgn. ln apite of thoae.
greenhorn men we have to work wlth."
lf that ls a elur on the men Miss Don?
nelly should he pardoned, for, really, ahe
had her trials yesterday. Sho had two
dozen lovely horns for the Moosettes to
toot, and when a weak consent to the Joy
rlde was flnally wrung from Btate Chalr?
man Wllllam B. Hotchklas. lf he didn't
aay, "Well, go lf you wlll, but don't blow'
So the horns reposed sllent at head*
quarters, and Miss Donnelly had to be
content wlth her own not lnconalderable
Three o'clock waa the hour set for the,
start, and the place waa the Btate head
quarters, at No. IS East _*th street Not
a word had been hoard against lt, and,
Amos Pinchot'9 automoblle and Wllllam
Grant Brown's automoblle and three or
four others were chugglng away at the
door and Miss Donnelly waa snatchlng *
gulp of coffee, not having eaten that day
ln the press of her politiclal dutles. and
Mlaa Mand Ingeraofl and Mlaa Baaaar
Brennan and the rest of the Moosettes
were seleeting their horns and unfurllng
thelr tlafts and choklng th- corridors and
the stalrs by doz.-ns, when a wild-eyeo
messenffer from the m.-n's quarters daafaad
up to "Our Mary" and whisjered in her
"Whafa thaf" siie demanded "U
Hotchkiss says we can't bave it.'
?Wilson called his ofT. axpooa aa '??
criticlsm lf we go on," gasped the B
"stoppinc me .-,t tba i ta4 'v ben
the ladie.- are all hcren" explo.J.-.l "<>nr
"Ves; the idea"' achood tbe l.nilea
"Have lt Monday inst ?d,"
Wllllam Qrant Brown, wbo had coaae
down at his wlfe a bebeet to aea th*
"l c;m't get the automobllaa Mondey,"
arpued "Our Man." Here ....
Mooaetta buret in: "Miss Allce Can*
and Miss Mary Draaar and m
Bemburgb here Kone botne," ahe i
"They sot word from tba national I ?
guartera not te have tha parade luet as
they were gattlag UltO B ear down It n- "
Then came another Mooaotte, alae
breatblesa. "Mr. B'.rd. the c.unty chalr?
man. doesnt like the id.a at all." she
? Mr. MaDCheater says go.'1 declared
three other MOOOOttea ln chorus.
'Our Mary" jtrabbod the 'phone. "Thoae
m?n!" she breathed wrathftilly; but at
the end of ten mlr.utes she put the 'phone
down, amillng. "Well. ladles. Mr. Hotch
kiss says go, hut we mustn't blow our
After all. it araa a harmless parade.
Tho automohiles separated almost from
the start. golng to dlfferent parts of tha
Baat Side for street nieetlngs. Miss Don
nellv. with her usual luck. found a lar?s
crowd and a pohce guard ready for heB
at Seward Fark, whlther her car wmC
It was really a Socialist meetlng, but the
mlnute thev aaw "Our Mary" and the
bandana flags they deserted their oratof
and sur?ed around her.
"Buttons, buttons. glve UO buttons!"
thoy yelled. Those poor pollcemenl They.
I had *one there to keep order ln a nlce,
peaceful Socialist meeting, and to hav?
the Moosettes and a button riot to handle
was certainly tough. Still, they aeemed
to enjoy lt, and the Moosettes went away
"It takes women to do thlnga," eal_
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Newport dergymea are opposed to mar
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