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W V I J" sfLJalL ftflrS l Showers, followed by clearing; cooler.
boSevelt with friends.
g jodbkkiik a MBMTnraxnmB old
ru Republicans of Ua Twnty-vnth
Have Rousing Tim Ratifying Wood
rut d "' ltunnln MM Both There
to nll Things Along -The Speerhes.
The Bepublleans of the Twenty-seventh As
MBblr district had a roaring ratlfloatlon meet
ing last night ' Lrr' Hall. Llout.-Oov. Wood
ruff addressed them for half an hour and more
ontheBtto Issue that the Democrat oar th
Republican managers want to suppress. II
told them lot of things about Stat Issues that
Ihcr won't hear a word about from the gentle
man who travel for Van Wyck. Van Wyok .1
Co John II Van Wormer talked to them for
aa 'equal length of time on tho national Issues
and why tdo "sllnnt partner of the Van Wyck
firm," as ho called Mr. Klcbard Croker. wasn't
(or pushing tho Issues of the national brand
this fall
Col. Roosevelt, who wag once an Assembly
man from thla very district, told them that h
would try as hard to do his duty aa Governor.
It elected, as h had tried to baa food Assem
blyman for them. They told him with cheers
and shouts of approval that his kind of public
atrvlco as they had sampled It was plenty food
anough for them. Col. Roosevelt's words wero
greeted heurtlly enough.but it was John Proctor
Clarke telling them about thoircondldateln an
Impassion'" I. bitterly sarcastic, sledgehammer
address, which might have been called "Only
a Soldier," that act them to stamping and roar
ing at every reference to the candidate, to his
regiment, and to his publlo services before h
buckled on his sword. Alter Mr. Clarke's ad
dress the meeting was turned into a reception.
There were plenty of doors leading out of t bo
hall, but they were few. Indeed, who went away
without waiting In line for an opportunity to
ihake Col. Roosevelt's band.
The meeting began with comparative quiet
Lyric Hall, when it is crowded, holds about 700
persons. It was crowded last night. Hoffman
Miller, the President of tho meeting, reminded
tha audience that the Twenty-seventh Assem
bly district had a peculiar duty in this cam
paign "This district," he said, "wastheeradle
of Theodore Roosevelt's political life." Then be
read to thsm, after they had rested from ap
plauding Col. Roosevelt's name, the opening
sentence of Col. Roosevelt's Csrncgio Hall
i ipeech. In whlah he told the voters of Now
jf York what sort of a Govornor he would be If
ther electod him. The audlenoe. among which
wero many women, applauded and cheered and
cheered again. Then Mr. Miller Introduced
Llout.-Oov. 'Woodruff, who was warmly
Tho Lloutenant-Governor, in his urbane
though very businesslike way, wasted not a mln
nte on fireworks. He began, as ho had begun
at Carnegie Hall a week ago. by reminding
his hearers that the Republican platform
adopted at Saratoga challenged tho Dem
ocratic party on all Issues, and that
the platform adopted by the Democrats
at Syracuse Ignored national Issues, and
ha declared that he wouldn't mind in tho least
limiting the fight to the field whore his politi
cal opponents professed to feel at an advantage.
Honked his hearers to search tho records for
wt ailaglo pieoe of useful Information thnt came
Mtol Albany in the ten years' incumbency of
tht Democrats from 1884 to 1804. He reviewed
tat Jour years' record of a Republican Gov
ernor's Legislature the lowered tax rate, tho
honest revenue, and the boneflts of the present
excise law.
" I understand." he said. " that Mr. Van Wyck
is quoted as promising that that law shall be
repealed If ho is elected. I prophesy now, with
full confidence, that no Democrat will evor be
bold enough to introduce a bill to take that law
off of tho statute books,"
Mr. Woodruff recounted the passage of tho
Greater .New York hill, the Forest Preserve bill
id the pur- Primaries law. in which Mr.
orookaeld end Mr. Cravath. who sat on tho
platform near him, were deeply Interested. Mr.
woodruff stirred his hearers to applause when
he called attention to the progresslvenessof
the party in keeping abreast of tho times with
Wcyclo laws, such as the Free Bicycle Trans
BorUtton bill of two years ago and tho practical
Good Roads bill of last year.
.. The HorM" 'hlseesj, said Mr. Woodruff.
says that I am not an apologist for. but a
eulogist of. the canal thieves. Laughter!) I
will say this, that I would rather talk to a Dem
HV oo ra 10 audience about the canal than to a It.
publican audience. The canal situation in
this State, when $0,000.1)00 was abruptly
turned over to the proper authorities with
instructions to make sweeping changes in
J he canal may well be compared to that of our
war Department at the beginning of the 8pan
J"n war An army department, prepared in
lime of peace to maintain an army of '.25,000
SJ?wa",u.(d,,nJT,c:alled on to maintain 275,
wurnenln the field. After a magnificent io
!h 7., KB! Rfople re surprised to learn that
tne undertaking was not perfectly managed.
h.H ftSHfiSP6 J. us over heard of a man who
nag started out to put up a building for tO.oOO
and found he could not finish it without paying
"' several thousand dollars more: as if
a?.?,?J,.u," W heBrd that mn "rumbling
around about bad management and stupidity
Si k, ,0lnethlpg unbusinesslike somewhere
&M&&S f 'he architect or tho builder, or
i Pnir.. the plumber. And you know, and
irv ? Vi" ." we heard that man saying that
ik,... .a ?' "J" IUBn were robbers aud
"leveeaod frauds, although ho couldn't point
wniiiH. iV'fi lntanc of their dishonesty, wo
fiii?1"." he WM telling the truth'
biimL. ood.rurt went on oV told of the Re-
an 'a??. d"", "(ration's effort to provide
mad J ofi' d?",r; ," effrt that was
wtSL uu.d"r "le, leadership of Gov. Blnok.
to tSSSahSiSP ,in ?n th last
uSSl m""t.u,or ,tho,e '"ho believed In
, lie Ti?, SlSS ,hlim"f, vo hr the corruption of
. M?l oCh. "'' u.Mr Woodruff concluded with a
' K!.01"' Hta, ewtlon in helping out Uio
tti) f ii . v"Tment hyapproprlating $1,000.-
Nm r,l',eeSulJ"nntof the Natlonaf Guard,
erowd V.. . . ?onn.R- v" former amused the
hto ,,rt'K"luk") fUB ' thB van Wyck partner
craii? n.HT revl,"""g the history of theDomo
inteLPtr,.y.,',i"eu, lSoM- H showed to th
? hSd "tl',ftlon of his hearers how
on thi HeJi9.r W eucoeeded in getting
2dsl2fK !" ' national Issue
Sresi , , ,K.her,? lon enough to make an lm
fU Luv. '! ",0 Oovsrument of th country. It
habit oTfiSSS&r New York had f fown into the
h :,..'Vrttl,?lttout. national issues.
record of Mr i. "'nflhe story ol th glorious
Put Hlfil a,f1il,iU,y of Texas In opposing reve
' C ongre, d(-Kwu?dore Dewey 's promotion
wlndriw.fi, " o'5 ?neer floated through tho
Ing un O,,f0m ,HlxUt "venue and came roll
rOWaoSrSK Mri V3 Wormer waved
Individual,, ?.nd b,.wfd and sat down. A fat
waved I hiJ1h,,,emlddJ 'he audience ros.,
Wdshr;;1".,? three VouSdA.,
twoi "lilV.. 5hn" ohe?r for Toddy I" fir
up and dTd "S0 the audience jumped
fotMt f Ld Vheerei, and the room was
Col Boofw."ln u- In anothr moment
tte'T."J,x.,,8..nr"t the tack of the
ithMroSt'ofb.r,MriM11r'adwaared down to
hanui with ,'.he ,,1"orrn a'ter he had shaken
Sur J i,i le 'h?:r speakers, espeolally with
dledtoi.ik1 rogh 'Iders who were hud
d'd not u.r ott. ln on8 corner. Mr. Miller
toofVf,li7V"r'Ft ," Introduction of Col.
fowed toil9 mplr Ported to th Colonel,
hack and fL cheering crowd and stopped
wite I nr.hf abom two minutes the Colonel
Kin -aid wk!!'to.lub"llle' a"d ,or thothree
f breath -ri hal ?the-mattor man to get out
"I wh i'n "? hegan:
Vtion c,Vv.pk toou because youraaso
district indr. most f the ground of ray old
a"d kn ' in. .7,im.anr ' Tou worked with mo
J tprssn?JiW.li11 rt4r'n, th three yean, when
I do pu' d.,''?,,(,li8t"ct'",,h' L-lflslature
I aw , J'eP 'ell vou what I intend to do If
bromisn ; ) ou know that I never made you
erward ,,H Htump wh'ch 1 a"d ' MP
P'me"7n8'd ,ou Wnow also that whatever
' m thef,u,rfhf.ay.our representative had
-n tl " ,,bK tihM BO ,ara,t could 1 Insiated
Pt'oeip iK , f br1Du,!co' Public life of the same
dlsper sable , '"'.honesty that are deemed in
Dfj. 0l" by a" honorable men In private
hviVri(a"b'lp "rvjnts It '? Rood thing to
pourags KR.0?! M".a ' 'B better filing to have
honeity v ,'"'" ''"Wrtaiit of all to have
I"1"81"'! ffi ,vou.T '"Klslatlvo rp-
fer.'ifr,,.. ,,.. ,nl"ht be tlmi'B when you d f-
rou ;,iv, ' ' "i ,''".'l'u?',t onsof judgment, but
"'I'!'- , X I' ',' -w, "'at here could bo no pon-
oi pr.neii i .".,, ', "; """u'le on any .j.itloi.
"' l.i ti 'l . J.'i'i'f n"coi,Hldenition of ,-
Mi "; "ititiid if 'fedh-ncy.-oiihi make uio alter
. el nglit , 11'. "eeined to me that a (jue.tlon
I ' elddoa who h".V '"u,lved To Vou. my
"ua. wuuhavekaown not merely what
L :
I promised but what I did. I do not have to say
that I shall follow the same course if I am
elected Governor.
" The nun Indispensable requisite for every
public servant with whom 1 have to deal will
be honesty. Much has been said as to the mis
management of the canals. I would In no man
ner prejudice the can, but If. upon Investiga
tion. It shall prove that etthertho system or the
methods of administration aro wrong, then
they shall he changed, snd If It shall prove that
any man has been dishonest he shall moat
assuredly he punished. Bo It shall bo with
every other office that comes under me. In
dealing with our fellow oftleen I shall try to
see that the right of each man are preserved,
and that he b not allowed to wrong others;
In short, that overy man is given absolute fair
Bo much for what I came here to say: but
now. as wo are all old friends, I want to talk for
about throe minutes on a topio partly sug
gested by my last sentence and partly by
seeing my comrades of the regiment over
there. I think the rules of conduct which
apply In dealing with a small body of
men apply equally as well In dealing with a
large body. I spoke of fair play for all. That
was the motto nf our regiment. Inlt a manhnil
to work and he had to fight. If he shirked his
work ordoilged the light he could count on tho
fact that I'd cinch him It I caugbt him. If he
did his work, he needed no man outside to
speak for him. I would see thst he would get
his desert, so far aa It was possible. Every
man was treated for what he was.
" My men eame from every typo of American
life. They were mustered from all sections:
they were of every form of religious belief and
of every race ancestry that we have In this
country of ours, 'and whether it was
gnllant Copt. Canton, the fifth In gen
erations from father to son who hsd
served In the United Htates Army. orthe equal
ly gallant Bucky O'Neill or (apt Miller, who
came from Oermany. or Capt. Luna, whoso
people lived on the banks of the Rio Grande
beforo our ancestors settled along the Hud
son and the .lames or came to Plymouth, or
whether It was our brave fellow New Yorkers
who gave their lives for their country, young
Fish and young Tiffany, or Hayes of the Indian
Territory, or Qreenwnld of Arlsona, whethur
born here or of Ocrmsn or of Irish parents,
Protestant or Catholic. Jew or Gentile, he was
treated on his merit as a man, and stood or fell
according to what he could show himself
to be. Ho had to show himself to be a good
man. He had to show thnt he could shoot well
and fight well and do all the duties about camp,
which are not always of the pleaaantest.
"The first time eight gallant young recruits
filled with the longing for pomp and circum
stance of war were set to work to bury a dead
horse they did not And tho task altogether
soul-satisfying. I did not ask them to And It
soul-satisfying; I asked them to bury tho
horse. Mind you. I despise the officer whoso
consideration of his men takes the shape of
weakneas. I never coddled my men. I ex-
ootod them to have a hard time, but I had a
uird time with them. I expected them to
go into dangerous places, but I went with
them. If they did their duty they wero treated
on their merits as men.
"That was only one regiment, but It was a
pretty safe principle to try to apply to the peo
ple at large. Bo far as It lies in ray power this
principle will he the one which I will apply In
dealing with the citizens of New York, should
you In the exercise of your judgment sco fit to
put me In tho Governor's chair?'
Almost every sentence Col. Roosevelt uttered
was greeted with cheers and applause. The
scene that had greeted his appearance was re
peated when he sat down.
Mr, Clarke, in his "only a soldier" speech,
took his text from Mr. Croker's remark, that
the people of New York didn't want a soldier
for a Governor but a business man. Mr
Clarke reviewed Mr. Roosevelt's businesscareer
graphically and minutely, driving home
every chapter in tho Colonol's record
with hitter impassioned flings at the people.
who dismissed the Colonel as only a soldier.
The crowd wns almost hysterical when ho
tlnl-hed The Colonel and the assembly and
senatorial candidates shook hands with the
erowd until long after 11 o'clock.
Col, flooHevcft's day, before this meeting,
wan spent at tho Fifth Avenue Hotel. Ho
lunched with former Congressman John M.
Weaver of Plattnhurg. A great part of hla
afternoon was taken np by a somewhat in
sistent delegation from the Citizens' State
Among the callers were the Hon. Tim Camp
bell. Port Warden John H. Gunner. Huoerin
temlent of Flections MoCullagh. Police Captain
I'etty. Henrr Welsman. who wants to start a
campaign labor bureau for Col. lloosovelt.nnd
Frederick S.Gibbs.
General Officers for the First, Second and
Fourth Corpa Announced.
Washington-, Oct. 11. After going over the
list of general officers of the army, Beoretary
Alger and Adjt.-Oen. Corbln have completed,
with two exceptions, their selections of the
division and brigade commanders of the newly
organized First Becond and Fourth Army Corps,
which will go to Cuba. The exception
are the commanders of the First Brigade,
Becond Division, Socond Corps, whose head
quartors will be at Greenville, 8. C, and of
the Cavalry Brigade, the Fourth Corps, with
headquarters at Huntavllle. Ala. They
will be selected later. In the order
Issued Sby the War Department this
evening announcing the selections, the first
official notice Is given of the displacement of
Major-Gen. Joseph C. Breoklnridge as com
mander of the First Corps, and tho assignment
of Major-Gen. James H. Wilson to the vacancy.
No ohanges aro made ln the headquarters of
the various commands concerned
This is the order making the new assign
raents: The following assignments of genoral offi
cers are announced:
First Corps. Major-Gen. J. H. Wilson, United
Htates Volunteers. Maoon. (la. ; First Division.
First Corps, Major-Gen. J. C. Bates, United
Rtates Volunteers. Macon, fin ; First Brigade,
Brig -Gen. H. Hnyder. Atlanta, Ga. ; Becond
Itrignde Brla.-Oen. J. A. Wiley. Macon. Ga.;
Third Brigade. Brig. -Gen. J. II. Andrews.Maoon,
Ga. ; Becond Division, First Corps, Mnjor-Gen.
W. Ludlow, Columbus. Ua : First Brigade,
Brig -Gen. W. J. MoKeo, Columbus. Ga.: Heo
ond Brigade, Brig.-Gon. J. P. Banger, Aroerl
cus. Ga. ; Third Brigade, Brlg.-Uen. C. E.
Compton. Albrny, Ga.
Bocond CorpH. Mnjor-Gen. W. M. Graham, U.
B. V., Augusta. Ga. ; First Division- -Major-Gen .
8. B. M. Young, Augusta, Oa. ; First Brigade.
Brig -len. J. C. McKlbbln. Augusta. Ga. ; Rcc
ond Brigade, Hrlg -Oen. A. Amos.Bummervllle.
B. ;. ; Third Brigade, Brig-Gen. J. P. B.
Gobin. Augusta, (la. Becond Division
Brig-Gen. (!. W. Davis. Greenville. B. C,
First Brigade, Greenville, B.C.; Becond Brl-
gade. Brig.-Gon. J. R. Lincoln, Bparan burg.
. O : Third Brigade. Brig -Oen. J. Klein.
Columbia. B. 0, : Third Divlsloii. Brig-Gen. G.
M. Randall. Athens. Ga. ; First Brigade. Brlg.
Gen. W. C. Gates, Athens. Ga. : Second Bri
gade, Brig.-Gen. N. Cole. Athens, Oa.
Fourth Corps Msjor-Gen J. heeler, Hunts-villi-.
Ala. First Division. Moior-Gen. A. R.
Chaffee. Huntavllle, Ala.: First Brigade, Gen.
R. II Hall. Huntavllle, Aln. : Second Brigade.
Hrlg -lien. It. Comha, Huntavllle, Ala. Becond
Division, Brig -Oen. 11. T. Frank, Annlsfon.
Aln. : First Brigade. Hrig.-flen. G. 8. Carpenter.
Annlston, Ala. ; Second Brigade, Brig. -Gen. L.
W. Colby. Annlston, Ala.
They Discover a, Mountain Which Was
Mappd In The Hun About l Months Ago.
Buttle. Wash., Oct. II The United States
Geological Survey party, headed by George H.
Eldrldge. which has just returnod from the ex
ploration of the Cook Inlet country, reports the
discovery of a peak at least 20,000 feet
high. This is higher than any other
mountain in North America, and the
discovery, being made by a Government
party, is authentic. The peak is some dis
tance inland and north of tho Bushitna River.
The party waa proceeding inland, surrounded
on overy side by higli mountains. On reaching
a considerable elevation a peak so muoh higher
than any of the others waa discovered that
tho Indians in the party were frightened. It
waa named Mount Bulshoe from the excla
mation of one of the guides. None of the
Indians had ever heard of the big peak. A
Government topographer had with him Inatru
menta for determining elevations and made
out the mountain lo be about 20.000 feot high.
It was. of course, covered with snow. The
Government party did not approaoh very near,
but to all appearances the ascent of the moun
tain would be impossible.
The gentlemen who made this "discovery"
are behind the times. Tho mountain was dis
covered In the summer of lMiM by a party of
prospectors of which Mr . A. Dickey of Seattle
was a member. On June. 24, ISO?, Tiik Sin
printed a doseription of this journey and It
results, illustrated by Mr Dicker's sgetoG map,
showing the por.it ion of tho mountain The party
iiiiiui'd ihi'ir discovery Mount McKluley. Thm
Scn said in its article that the mountain was
known to all the Indians of the Cook Inlet
region aa the " Bulshoe" Mountain.
Harvard football guua si Wt Flal. let., lata.
(lo by AlUur uy Llns, rtura by rail, or asak
utlic dallgbttul saeursioua btfui boat Moy.-At:
Th retltlon of .MJ Lawyers H4d In
th Bannmlnat Ion of Daly and Cohen
Bar Association Bae Bn TJnabl to
Dlseovar Tat What Croker Is doing to Do.
The Republican Judiciary Convention, ad
journed from last week, met again In the Mur
ray Hill Lyceum, at Thirty-fourth street and
Third nvenuo, last night and nominated the
following ticket:
fr Jfuhcn of (Af ,Vurrf is Court, la 8wrtti Jiutiett
Daly, Con and Vuor Joseph F. Daly, William N.
Cohen and Henry W. Tafl
For Juilict a tf City CVurf Oorf e 0. Austin.
Edward Lauterbach presided. Gen. Hub
bard reported that tho Nominating Committee
had mot tho committees of the Bar Association
and of members of tho bar. and had found the
Bar Association's committee reluctant to men
tion any names. Its function being rather to do
what it could to prevent Improper nominations
than to suggest candidates. Tho committee
of tho lawyers at large feel tho same way. Bo
the oommltteo of tho convention made up its
own ticket, which it felt assured would be ac
ceptable to the convention and would be In
dorsed by nil lawyers. Gon. Hubbard then
gave short sketches of the candidates. The
new man. Henry W. Taft, is a son
of Judge Alonzo Taft. His brother Is a
United States Judge in the Sixth Circuit.
Although born In Ohio ho has lived ln
Now York alnco ho was graduated from Yale in
1880. Ho Is a member of the Board of Eduea-
!'on,nnd It was he who hacked up President
lubboll In the lattor'a conversational duel with
layur Van Wyck last spring over money for the
schools. Mr. Austin is a graduate of Lafayette
(ollegn and of the Columbia College Law
School, and an ex-member of the Assembly.
Oen. James M Varnum made a speech nomi
nating Justice Cohen. "I'm going to tell you
something you don't know," lie said. " Lost
April Justice Cohen wrote to the Governor of
fering to resign his office If he could be of use
ln the volunteer service." I Applause.
A copy of the correspondence between Jus
tice Cohen and Gov. Black on this subject was
furnished to Thk Si'n. It Is as follows:
"Dkah Gov. Black: Having received my
commission as a Justice of this Court from
you, I wish to express my readiness to return
It for the purpose of doing military duty when
ever, ln your judgment, I can be of service
cither to the nation or the State in tho present
conflict with Spain. Voryrespoctfully yours.
"William N. Cohin.
Sgw Yobi. April 23."
tDiarJudoe: I have just received your
very patriotic letter dated tho 23d. If you
would make half as good a soldier as Judge, it
would be a temptation to me to send you to the
front at onoe. You have, however, set your ju
dicial mark so high that I will for the present
only keep your generous offer In my mind, and
thank you for It. Slucerely yours.
"Albany. April 2ft. Frank S. Black."
All the nominations were made unanimously.
Despite tho influence that has been brought
to bear upon him. it was said ln Democratic
circles last night that Mr. Croker had deoided
to turn down Justice Daly. Two new candi
dates came to light Inst night. One is Justice
Barrett, presiding Justice of the Supreme
Court, and another Judge James Fltz-
Jerald of the Court of General Sessions.
ustlce Barrett's term expires next year,
and it was said last night that ln
the event of Mr. Croker deciding on
him he will resign at once and entor tho Held
a a candidate. Corporation Counsel John
Whalen will be a candidate in all probability,
but if he Is not, Charlos n. Knox or Henry
Hotchklss will probably get a place on the
ticket. David Leaventrftt Is still regarded as
a certainty. The slate will be final I remade up at
the meeting of the Tammany Hall Executive
Committee, which will be held at Tammany
Hall at o'clock to-night two hours before the
Democratic Judiciary Convention assembles at
the same place.
At the meeting of the Bar Association last
night Ellhu Root reported on tho work done
by the Committee on Judicial Nominations
toward Inducing th two great political
parties to recognize the principle that Judges
who have served faithfully on the bench
should be continued in office. The com
mittee conferred with committees of tho
Republican and Democratic parties, and
urged that Justices Cohen and Daly of tho
Supreme Court be renominated, and that a
successor for Justice Prvor bo chosen whose
meritorious services at the bar would entitle
him to the honor. Justice Fryor has reached
the age limit.
As a result of the conference with the Repub
lican leaders Mr. Root received word yesterday
that Justices Cohen nnd Daly would be renom
inated by that partv. that Henry W. Taft would
be nominated as the candidate In the place of
Justice I'ryor. and that (Ivors C. Austin would
be selected for the City Court vaoaney. Of the
conference with Tammany Mr. Root had little
to tell. He said that tho representatives of
Tammany gave no hint of whnt they Intonded
to do at the judicial convention to-day. The
conference with the Democratic committee
would be resumed this morning.
The petition of 3,200 lawyers ln favor of Jus
tices Daly and Cohen had produced a profound
impression on both political parties, and both
had shown a strong desire to secure the appro
bation of the bar ln selecting their candidates
for the bench,
"We havedono pretty well with the Repub
lican party," said Mr. Root in conclusion, ' and
we hope to do as well with the Democrats."
The meeting adjourned to Saturday even
ing, when the committee will report on the ro
fuft of its oonferenoe with the Democratlo
mukvht cossvi.ra choker.
Pinning Their Hopes to a Light Bpnbllcan
Vote Up th State Hill to Speak.
Senator Murphy had a long talk at the Hoff-
man House yesterday morning with Richard
Croker. ex-Mayor Hugh J. Grant, Campaign
Chairman Patrick Henry HoCarren and others.
A report was started that Frank Campbell,
Chairman of the Democratlo State Committee,
was in tho hotel at tho time, and was not con
sulted because he la the friend of David B. Hill.
Mr. McCarren said that Mr. Campbell was still
at his home In Bath, where he went to spend
Sunday. After the conference with Senator
Murphy, Chairman McCarren announced that
Mr. Hill had promised to make a speech for
the Democratlo State ticket, ln the Brooklyn
Academy of Music on Oct. 20. In tho avening
Senator Murphy had a talk with Elliot Dan
fort h. the Democratic candidate for Lieutenant
Governor. Senator Murphy will return to his
home in Troy on Thursday.
Senator Murphy looked ovor the ground with
his Democratic associates. He took a peep
into Demoorntfo State headquarters, but re
mained most of th" day in nls private apart
ments In tne hotel. When ho took his peep
into headquarters ho saw a squauof electric
light men putting a great electrlo halo over tho
huge painting of Richard Croker, which is tho
chief ornament of the reception room. Later
In th day this electric hulo was In full gleam
above the painting of Mr. Croker, which had
also beea decorated with the American flag.
As a result of the conferences yesterday
orders were given that every Democratlo cap
tain Bee to It that the Domocrata of the Tam-many-MoLaughlln
machines are registered
and aro marched up to the polls on election
day. Senator Murphy and Mr. Croker are not
sentimentalists In politics They believe that
if Augustus van Wyck is to beelected Governor
of the State every Democratic vote In New York
city will be needed. The Democratlo oonferees
got out the figures of tho vote in all the boroughs
cast in the great fight for Mayor of Greater
New York last year. This was the vot:
ijoruugki. Van Wytk. Tracy. low.
Manhattan aadBroui.14S.ejie r,f,8.1 77,110
Bruoklyu 7H.1S6 ST.Sll er...l.',.
Sueens B.1TS 6.S8M C.ST'I
ichnioad 4,871 2,77V 3,71.8
Total 318,891 101,888 101, HO
The Tracy and Low vote was 253.403, which
made Van Wyck a minority Mayor bvlH,4if.
Henry George's vote and the miscellaneous
vote, added to the anti-Tammany vote, made
himla minority Mayor by 5M.XH),
Tho Democratic campaigner did not gain
much oomfort from the foregoing flguroa. for
the reason that it ia known that 00 per cent, of
the vote which was cast a year ago for Beth
Low in all the boroughs of Greater New York
will be oast this year for Theodore Roosevelt
The Democrats have reports at their head
quarters that the Germans and the Jews will
not vote for Col Roosevelt. Democrats who are
familiar wit lithe facts and who are not engaged
in getting up figures whioh will please Interested
Democratlo campaigners pronounced ueh re
ports to be unfounded. The absolut fact Is
that the DeiiiiK-rutlc campaigner, recognizing
that tile independent vote In New York city
whioh went for Low last year will go for Roose
velt this year, hope that the Republican aud
indspeudeuts ln the districts above the Bronx
will not b got out on election day this year.
On Regular Killed and Fir Wounded at
Huntbyillk. Ala.. Oot. 11. Th Tenth Cav
alry (colored I reached here this morning from
Montauk Point and within an hour some of its
men were Involved ln a fight with the city pro
vost guard, which is composed of Companies
L and M of the Sixteenth Infantry, One pro
vost guard waa killed and two seriously
wounded. Two Tenth Cavalry men were mor
tally wounded and one seriously. All the In
jured men were ehot with rifles.
Just after the first detachment of the Tenth
reached Huntavllle one of the Private soldiers
went to a resort frequented by whlto men and
began to elean the place out. Ho was promptly
arrested by the (provost guard at the request
of tho proprietors of the house and a squad of
four guards took him away. Tho party passed
near tho train of the negro naval ry and the pris
oner called upon his companions to take him
away from the guard.
A negro soldier advanced toward them and
was ordered to halt. Instoad of standing still
he turned and ran and waa shot down. Shoot
ing became general, and bullets flew ln every
direction. Tho cavalrymen on the train
fired through the windows of the cars,
and more than a hundred made a break
upon the guards to disarm thorn. Corporal Mo
Laughlln of tho provost guard waa the first to
fall, receiving a bullet through the abdomen.
He died In an hour. The four guards stood
their ground, and their Krng-Jorgonsen rifles
wero used with effect. Three negroes were
wounded, two mortally.
In spite of all the offloers of the Tenth Cav ai
ry could do the men continued In a state of
excitement for half an hour. Ono First Ber
gennt ordered his company to load and fire,
but execution of the order was stopped by a
Lieutenant. Tho riot might have Involved tho
white regiments camped here If the mounted
patrol of the Fifth Cavalry had not quelled it
with drawn sabres.
Of the four guards in the fight three were
wounded. Corporal MoLaughlln of Company
L was killed ; Private Wiles of Company M was
shot through the knee, and Private Larkln of
Company L was shot In the fleshy part of the
leg. Wlles's leg was amputated at the Corps
Reserve Hospital to-night. McLaughlin has a
family at IVekskill.N.Y.
Private James Gleeton of Troop M Is the
worst hurt of the cavalrymen. A bullet broke
his spine, and the wound will cause his death.
Among the white regiment here the feeling
is strong against the Tenth Cavalry, and the
negroes can get a fight at any moment they de
sire it. The regiment has been assigned to an
Isolated camping place more than a mile from
any white regiment.
The Son of the Onee Famous Outlaw Ao
cused of Train Bobbery.
Kansas City. Mo.. Oot. 11. Jesse James, Jr.,,
son of the famous train robber and bandit, was
arrested In his cigar stand in the County
Court House herelate this afternoon on sus
picion of having been implicated in the
hold-up and robbery of a Missouri Paciflo
express train just outside the city limits on the
night of Sept. 24. Since tho robbery, whioh
was a most daring one. the express car having
been blown to atoms with dynamite, a score of
detectives have scoured the oity and surround
Inge, and the arrest of young James was not a
surprise. He made no attempt to resist the
oflleors. and waa spirited away and hidden so
securely that no trace of him has yet been
Jesse James, Jr.. Is 23 year old. He was a
small boy when his father was shot and killed
by Bob Ford at St. Joseph, Mo. He remembers
the murder. Sinoe the killing Mrs. James,
her boy Jesse, and her daughter have lived
in a cottage at 3402 Tracy avenue. In
this city. Jesse attended school until he
was 15. and then got a place at Ar
mour's Decking house, where he remained
until about six months ago. when he estab
lished a cigar stand ln the County Court House.
Out of his earnings at Armour's Jesse saved
enough money to pay for his home. He has
always been known as a boy of regular habits
and exemplary conduct until he recently became
friendly with John Kennedy, a notorious per
son, who has been tried several times for train
robbery and is now awaiting trial for murder.
Snlelde of a Woman Serving a Life Sentence
for Her Father's Murder.
Dks Moines. Ia.. Oot. 11. Cora Smith, who
was serving a life sentence for the murder of
her father, killed herself yesterday by eating
live spiders. Sho had been trying for weeks
to And a way to take her life, and seeing one
day the spiders crawling on the walls of the
prison yard It occurred to her that they would
She gathered spiders day by day until she
aVid a large number tied up in a handkerchief.
Last Tuesday she wrote a letter to Attorney
General Remley begging for clemency for her
mother. Betsy Smith. who was In the same prison
In Anamosa with her serving a life sentence
for the same murder. On Sunday night
she ate tho spiders and yesterday morn
ing was found dead ln her cell. The
handkerchief with the remaining spiders
Waa found by her aide. Her letter
to the Attorney-General repeats her confession
mad more than three yeara ago, that she. and
not her mother, gave her father the poison that
killed him.
Michael Smith, the father, was a prosperous
railway engineer. Because he remonstrated
with his wife and daughter about the life they
led they made several attempts to kill him.
His wife was convicted of his murder and sent
to the penitentiary for life.
Shortly afterward tho daughter confessed
that she and not her mother Killed her father.
and this sent her to the penitentiary for life.
The mother obtained a uew trial, and waa
again oonvioted a few months ago.
Father Aloyalns Go to Them Two Itrgl
ment Bady lo Start.
Walkkb. Minn., via Bralnerd, Oct. 11. -The
runners who wore sent out to the hostile camp
yesterday returned this morning with word
from the Bear Islanders that they would meet
Father Aloyslus and Mr. Beauleau and talk
over the situation with them. Immediately on
receipt of this message tho priest and Beauleau
?t out (or the Island, Th place designated
orthe conference is Sugar Point, where lost
Wednesday's battle was fought. Owing to a
heavy sea and strong headwinds It is not
probable that they will be able to return be
fore to-morrow noon.
It Is thought her that an amicable settle
ment will be the result of the ennfsrenoe.
Should the Pillager hold to their determina
tion not to give up the men who are wanted
Gen. lluc.on will proceed without further delay.
The Fourth Regiment at Fort Sheridan and
the Seventeenth Regiment at Golumbu bar
rack are now under orders to start to-morrow
for Walker. Probably, however, they will not
start until th result of to-day's conference Is
WASHiNoTON,Oct. 11. From advices received
at the Interior Department the Indian troubles
at Leech lake are In a fair way for aettieraent
without further bhiodshed. A telagram re
ceived to-niaht from Indian Inapeotor Tinker,
dated Walker. Minn., to-day says:
"Runner from hoatile oaujp cam to the
agency to-day and reports that the host lies
are willing to council at Sugar Point A dele
gation under direction of Father Aloyslus
starts for the point by steamboat to-morrow
afternoon. Situation seem to look brighter."
Bobber In th Albany Capitol.
Albany, N. Y.. Oct. 11. An-unsuucsssful at
tempt was made a week ago last Thursday
night lo blow open the aaf in th State De
partment of Agriculture, which 1 on the sec
ond floor. Washington avenue side, of the Cap
itol building. The roblwrs undoubtedly were
frightened away before thy uompteud the job.
There was only f 10 in postage stamp in the
sale at th time. The matter was kept quiet,
andeveii th lpoal polio wr not notified.
The watehmaji la that department was off duty
Wat Ultfnt,
Spanish Soldiers Fir Into a Crowd at Are
elbo. Killing and Wonndlng 80 Where
npon Onr Fore Occupy the City Ad
miral Behlay Slip and Sprain HI Anki.
Kpreial CahU DupmltS t Tns (Ins.
Ban Juan. Porto Rico, Oot. 11. In answer to
a request from the American Commission the
Washington authorities have wired Instruc
tions to the Commissioners to notify the
Spanish authorities that the American flag
will be raised over the island on Oot 18.
In aeoordanoe with these instructions the
Spanish Commission was formally notified to
day that on tho day named the Americans will
take full charge.
This knowledge relieves the strained re
lations between tho Spanish and the Ameri
cans. The uncertainty heretofore existing
had had a very disquieting effect. American
occupation Is the only thing needed to Insure
peaco throughout tho Island.
A number of Spanish soldiers and Porto
Rioans, while drinking in a eafe at Areclbo. on
tho north coast west of this city, on Sunday,
became Involved in a quarrel. The Spaniards
withdrew and armed themselves and then re
turned and fired into the crowd of unarmed
civilians, killing five of them and wounding
Five of the wounded will die. The natives
were furious over the notion of the Spaniards,
and after the shooting they sttsoked a number
of houses occupied by Spaniards in the suburbs.
The disturbance resulted ln the American
forces taking charge of tho city, whereupon the
trouble ceased. Trains from Areclbo are ar
riving hero orowded with Spanish families
from the city and other places In the neighbor
hood, they having been warned by the natives
to leave.
No trouble Is expected after the Spanish
soldiers are withdrawn, but their presence and
overbearing manner act as constant Irritants
to the natives.
A largo transport Is expected to arrive hero
at any time to embark the Spanish troops, but
whether they are embarked or not the Spanish
flag will come down on Tuesday next. It Is ex
pected that a transport bound for Havana will
be stopped on her arrival here and loaded with
troops for conveyanco to Spain.
Admiral Schley, ono of tho American Evacu
ation Commissioners, slipped on the steps of
the Inglaterro Hotel yesterday and sprained
his ankle. He ia confined to his bed- His
ankle hod been weakened by a previous sprain.
Col. Hunter, the Secretary of the commis
sion, who has been HI for some days, is muoh
Improved to-day.
We Should Not Harry Hatters In Cuba, fori
Spain Is Doing Her Best to Oet Out.
Svtciat Cable Detpatck to The Bun.
Havana. Oct. 11. The Spanish Commission
ers received an answer from Madrid to-day ln
reply to a communication respecting the last
note of the American Commissioners, ln which.
In accordance with instructions from Washing
ton, tho quick ovaouation of Cobs was de
manded. The Spanish Commissioners met to discuss
the reply from Madrid, and, after deliberation,
they resolved not to send a note to the Ameri
cans, but to wait for them to renew diplomatic
negotiations. Therefore, all depends on what
stand the Americans take.
Prime Minister Sogasta's reply does not In
struct the Spanish Commissioners as to the
answer they shall make on tho point concern
ing the time of evacuation, but says it is ex
pected that tho United States will not continue
demanding what is unreasonable and mate
rially impossible.
Spain, the reply says. Is willing to fulfil In
good faith the terms of the protocol, but it is
unjust, ln the opinion of the Madrid Govern
ment, for the United States to push matters
when there are not enough ships to convey the
troops, and when the Spaniards are doing their
best to evacuate as soon as possible.
Late to-day the Americans sent a note to the
Spaniards in referenoe to the demands made
yesterday for the evacuation of certain ports to
enable Importations of food to be made. The
Spaniards also sent a note to the Amoricans
with an official statement of the number and
condition of the forts throughout the Island. .
The Spanish Transatlantic line steamer
Relna Cristina has sailed for Spain, carrying
300 officers, military records and a large quan
tity of gunpowder.
Major Beebe of the American Commission,
who is suffering from yellow fever, may die at
any moment
The Beport That Tney Are Not Progressing
Well Denied from Washington.
fptcial Cable Deipalehu to THB Sen.
Madrid, Oct. 11. The CbrrMpondsncia, a
semi-official organ, says that the peace nego
tiations are not progressing as satisfactorily as
could be desired. The Cabinet council, which
was held yesterday, was mainly occupied with
considering the American demands in regard
to the Philippines. Tho tenor of the new in
structions to the Spanish Commissioners In
Paris was also agreed upon.
I'aiiis. Oct. 11 Tho joint Peace Commission
met at 2 o'clock this aftornoon and sat until 4.
when the sitting was adjourned until Friday.
The adjournment over two days does not
necessarily Indicate friction between the two
London. Oct. 11. A dsspstoh from Paris to
the Exchange Telegraph Company aays that
the Peaco Commissioners are at oomplote
vsrlsucr) on the Pmllnnines mientlon Hurl have
referred tho matter to their respective Govern
Washington, Oct 11 There Is no truth ln
the Paris despatch saying that the Peaoe Com
missioners are at variance on the Philippines
question. The Commissioners have not yet
reached a formal disousslon of the Philippines
question. All that has been said on this head
has been merely preliminary, and lu no sense
At present the Amerloan Commissioners are
discussing the term for the cession of Porto
Rico and Guam and considering some features
of the terms upon whioh Cuba Is to become in
dependent. It Is thought here that the I'hlllp
Eines question will hardly be reached beforo the
eglnnlng of next week.
It Is declared here on authority that while as
ret there Is no reason to fear that the task of
the oommlxion will not b brought to a auo
cexsful termination, it I probable that the
negotiations will be slow and that the Ameri
can Commissioners will be In Paris for several
weeks to com.
It I Expected That Washington Will Ask
for His Baslatnatlon.
Bah Fsancisco. Oct. 11. The transport
Newport arrived to-day direct from Ma
nila. She brought Major Simpson of Gen.
Otls's Staff, who Is ordered to report
In Washington, three furloughcd men. and
Capt. James G. Blaine. Young Blaine is tech-
Sliully to report for duty to Washington.
ut It Is understood he will be forced
to resign, as It has been found Im
possible to keep him from drinking and
creating disturbances. He began trouble here
by having a row in a beer cellar with young
Hid lander over a woman and challenging Hol
lander to fight a duel. In Honolulu he also had
a quarrel In a public place, and it 1 said that
It required several officer to look after htm In
In corning off the steamer to-day he had four
boxes of cigars under his urin, and his dress
suit ease was also full of cigars. When the
customs officer asked him how many cigars be
had he said :
" Well, about 000; but 1 am Jam. O. Blaine.
Jr. " TIm astonished officer allowed him to s;o
bor. though the limit is ISO cigar. Iris
try. J
rrrjtKFF tieldb.
She Will Comply with th Demands of the
rowers hat Desires Modlflrallons.
fptrtml Caatr. Dupattk to Tax Bern.
Oonstantinoplk, Oot. 11. The Porte's reply
to the ultimatum of the powers demanding the
withdrawal of the Turkish troops from Crete
was delivered to the foreign Ambassadors last
evening. The Porte agrees to comply with the
demands of the powers, but expresses a desire
that certain modifications be made.
The Porte having consented to the evacua
tion of Crete by the Ottoman troops, orders
have been issued for their withdrawal.
Gens. Osman Pasha and Bablt Pasha have
been ordered to prooeed to Crete to superin
tend the embarkation of tho troops.
The Porte's reply, while again assenting to
an autonomous Government for the Island, as
serts the Intention of the Sultan to hold three
fortified places, with garrisons sufficient, to
protect the Mohammedans and defend the
Turkish flag.
The attitude of tho powers toward this claim
has not transpired.
Th Government Urged to Corubnt Eng
land' Attitude on the Upper Nile.
Special Cable neijtalrh to The 8trs.
Pahib, Oct. 11. M. Delcnssd. Minister of For
eign Affairs, has been informed that Major
Marchnnd has received at Fashoda tho despatch
recently sent to him by the Government byway
of Omdurman. A roply is expected ln n few
days. H. Delcassd had a long Interview this
afternoon with Sir Edmund Monson. tho Brit
ish Ambassador.
The Council-General of Bouchcs du Rhone
at a meeting at Marseilles to-day unanimously
adopted a resolution congratulating Mujor
Mnrchand and demanding that the Govern
ment uphold the rights he has acquired. The
resolution was forwarded to the Government.
The Trmt$ contends that tho despatching of
the telegram to Major Marchand by way of the
Nile route was a masterstroke, as it preserve
all the French rights. The paper says that M.
Dolcasso may rely on the unanimous support
of the country In combating Eugland's attitude
on the upper Nile.
Some Saucy Talk In Paris Newspapers, but
Little Danger of War.
apodal Cable Dtiraich to The Son.
Pakis, Oot. 11. This morning's newspapers,
having received full reports of tho correspond
ence between Franco and Groat Britain on the
Fashoda question, comment freely thereon.
The Oauloti declares that the French publlo
will severely condemn any aot of weakness on
tho part of the Government.
The Figaro expresses appreciation of the
sense of fslrness and spirit of conciliation with
whioh Sir Edmund Monson, the British Am
bassador, has conducted tho negotiations in
regard to Fashoda, and also commends the
ability displayed ln the negotiations by M.
Delcassd. the French Foreign Minister. The
Fiqaro adds : "We have been literally face to
face with an ultimatum leading to warlike
measures against Major Marchnnd and his
companions. The written ultimatum was ac
tually In Bir Edmund Monson's pocket, or tho
decisive word on his lips. Happily the docu
ment was not delivered and the word was not
spoken. We are Indebted for this to the skill
of M. Deleasso and the uprightness and
straightforwardness and the spirit of conolla
tlon displayed by the Queen's representative at
a critical juncture.
The Jour regards the position ns one of the
gravest character. The offioiu language of
Lord Salisbury. Lord Cromer and Gen. Kitch
ener, the paper says, removes the last Illusion
from the minds of the most optlmistio.
The Echo de Aria concludes Its article by
declaring that no document exists which es
tablishes Great Britain's right to the region
which France has occupied.
The Libre Parol ln an anti-Semitlo shriek
declares that Great Britain has unmasked her
batteries, doubtless after au agreement with
her friends, the Dreyfusards. and thst she con
siders that the time has arrived to deal a de
cisive blow. The precipitate publication of
documents by the British Foreign Office, tho
paper says. Is In Itself an Impropriety and a
menaoe. This newspaper aocuses the British
of trying to bring pressure upon France ln
publishing the Blue Book containing the Fa
shoda correspondence. Tho Autoritef says that
while the French fleet could not hope to con
tend successfully with the British fleet In case
of war a conflict would give Russia a chance to
strike a decisive blow In India.
The Journal says It would bo rash to say that
Major Marohand ahould be kept at Fashoda,
but he will leave there only aftor an honorable
disousslon of the matter between the British
and French Government.
The Matin believes that the Fashoda matter
will be brought to a harmonious settlement.
The .Eclair, on the other hand, declares that
real and effective occupation constitutes tho
sole right to ownership ln the Upper Nllo
3,000 of the Strikers Besunie Work Troops
Less In Evidence.
Upecial Cable Detpateh to The Son.
Pakis, Oot. 11. The strikers at their various
meetings continue to vote ln favor of continu
ing the strike, buttholr enthusiasm is waning
and the collapse of the movement Is probablo
unless it receives au unexpected fillip.
Three thousand of the strikers resumed
work during the day. and many more are
desirous of returning to their labors.
There Is muoh discontent ovor the indiffer
ence of the leader toward the strikers. The
former do not furnish strike pay to the men,
but only give them soup tickets.
The troops were less In evidence on the
street to-day. although 23.000 of them are still
under arms expressly to protect the men will
ing to work.
Shanghai Beports That the Dowager Em
press's Cholee Will Be Proclaimed.
, Special Cablo Detpateh to The Sun,
London. Oot. 11. A despatch to a news
agency from Shanghai says that the Dowager
Empress aud her supporters have adopted a
new Emperor.
He is a son of the late Emperor TungChi, nnd
will be proclaimed shortly. It Is announced
that the choice of Kwang-Su was a mistake
that has proved disastrous to Chink.
An American Consular officer, accompanied
by thirty armed men who belonged to
the reoently discharged Corean body
guard, Invaded the Foreign Bureau
early to-day for the purpose of rescuing
Huang, lately Minister-designate to Japan,
who was arrested In Shanghai by order of the
Dowager Empress ln connection with tho re
form movement.
The prisoner, who is awaiting removal to
Pekln. refused to accompany the rescuers.
Owing to the edict suppressing the native
prua a majority of these m-wn papers li.tve beu
registered a owned by foreigners. Conse
quently the ediet will not apply to them.
re. Us Uses Is . hours. A4,. J
Tells Every Andlence We Must Stand To
gether Till the Triumphs of th War Are
Written In the Artirlrs of IVnrr Ki
Arcepled War for llumnnit v nnd Can Ac
cept No I'tsrsThst Is Not In the Interest
of Humanity Knt hnslasin of the People
Splendid Street Pageant Witnessed jr
the President at Omaha I the Evening.
Boonk. Ia., Oct. H.-Preshlent MoKinley said
to tho people of Clinton, la., to-day: "Wohavs
a good national eonsclenco nnd wo hnve the
courage of destiny; people who think alike in
a country tiko ours must net together. That la
what we havo been doing recently, nnd we want
to continue to act together until tho fruits of
our war shall bo embodied in solemn and per
manent settlement. Wo must have no differences-
at home until we have settlod our dif
ference abrond."
At Cedar Rapids tho President further pro
claimed tho unuilHtnkiihlo plrlt of tho United.
States, whose people, lie snld. do not shirk th
burdens or flinch before the responsibilities in
curred In a war undertaken for tho advauee
mont of humanity. Neither would the people
accept terms of pence which woro not In the in
terest of humanity.
Thousands heard his words and acclaimed
the short speeclieM ho inndo during the brief
stops In his Hying progress across Illinois nnd
Iowa at fifty miles mi hour on his waytoths
Trnnsmississlppi Exposition at Omaha.
Tho President's train loft Chicago just bo
foro H o'clock on the Chicago and Northwestern
Railroad, to which it was transferred from tha
Pennsylvania road an hour earlier. It had
been tho Intention to send out tho train bear
ing tho army and nuvy officers and diplomat
ists ahead of tho President's train from
Washington to Chicago, but tho army train,
which ran ovor tins Baltimore and Ohio road
from Washington to Chicago, was delayed by
tho wreck of a train ahoad of It. It was
reported at Chicago and the President's train
went out before the others arrived. The "
President made no speeches east of Chi
cago. Tho programme for tho army trula
included s pooches by some of tho Generals
along tho route. That train was so much de
layed, howover. that whon its arrival at Chi
cago wo telegraphed to tho Presidential train
tho army train was ordered to omit stop, and
it loft Chicago two hours and a half aftor th
President's train with Instructions to iiinka
seventy miles an hour if necessary and over
tako tho President's train outside of Omaha.
At the mooting addressed by tho President at '
Cedar Rapids, howovor. it was announced that
the army train would stop there and that Gens.
Miles and Shatter would speak.
Accompanying tho President when his train
loft Chicago wore Secretaries 1)1 Iss and Wilson.
Assistant Secretary Meiklojohn. Bocretary
Porter. Assistant Bocretary Cortelyon, Capt.
Lafayette McWllllams of Chicago, James Mo
Kinley, the President's nephew: W. N. Babcook
of the Omaha Exposition and Mrs. Baboock,
and William Drummond. W. A. Gardner. As
sistant Superintendent of tho Northwestern
road, and David N. Bell, tourist agent of tho
Pennsylvania, accompanied the train to look
after Its operation. At every station from the
time the train loft Chicago flags fluttered from
staffs and buildings, and wero wavod by loyal
citizens as the train passed. Hardly a station,
howover small, but had a group of waiting
spectatorseven when tho train was not ex
pected to stop.
Tho Presidential train could be recognized s
long way up the truck, its engine being
enwrapped with tho national colors wherever
there was room for thorn. At Do Kalb, tho first
stop, everybody who could get within hearing
range of the train had taken position along the
tracks. Their greeting to the President didn't
await his appearance on the car platform, they
wero cheering from the time when the door
was opened, nltnost before the train came to a
stop. It wss only their numbers and the vocif
erous nature of their greeting that induced the
President to make a short spoech to them. He
" It was no port of the programme that I
should bo welcomed by tbo people of De Kalb
at this hour of tho morning. I appreciate your
warm and generous welcome and share with
you In congratulations to our country and to
our army and navy for tho successful events ot
the last four months. I am sure there never
has been a time ln our history when patriot
ism has been more marked and more universal
than it is to-day: and the samo high purpose
which ebttrtieteri.ed tho conduct of the people
in war will influence and control thum ln the
settlement of peace."
The people ran after tho train as It moved
away, while the President was still spunking.
At Dixon, the people who had all but sur
rounded the station, were so anxious to shake
President McKinley s hand thnt they mobbed
the platform, forcing him to shako siiunuy
hands that they deprived thenisolvos of all
chance of a speech from him. There wero a
largo number of school children ln the crowd
who seemed eager to have tho ocoaslon con
sidered as their reception to the President.
As the train pulled out ono young man
clambered up the steps uud called at the top of
his voice:
' MoKinley. give us a shako, will you ?"
The President smiled, went bnck to tho edgu
of the platform, and .-book the man's hand.
At Sterling, a plucn of ii.ishi inhabitants, it
seemed as if Hourly ever)' body had come down
to tho track: old and yoiuiu men. women und
children were In tho throng, ninny bright
faced girls and young women in their boat col
ors enlivening tho scene.
Tha women turned out in largo numbers
everywhere, a manifestation which President
McKinley took occasion to aoknowiodge when
he reached Clinton. At Clinton Gov. Bhaw of
Iowa and his staff. Senator Allison, and Coo-
firossman Curtis boarded tho train . a car liav
ng been reserved for them. The people tilled
air available space about the train. A big
American flag was suspended from an electrlo
light wire rlgnt within sight of the President's
oar platform. It kept swinging over toward
the train and drawing attention to itself. It
was at Clinton that t ho President made his first
referenoe to foreign affairs. Ho snld, when
the people gave him a chance to speak:
"My Vkllow Citizens: I have no fitting
word to express my appreciation of this splen
did welcome. Wo have very much to he thank
ful for as a nation. We have gone from in
dustrial doprussion to industrial activity: we
have gone from labor aeeklng employment to
employment seeking labor; wo hnvn abundant B M
crops: we have an unquestioned currency,
good the world over, and wo have an unsur
passed national credit, better than it has ever
been beforo In our history. We hum. too, a
good national conecienco and wo have the
courage of destiny.
"We have much to be grateful for ln the
stirring events of the last six months. The
army Slid navy of the United Btutes have
won not only our praise, hut the admiration '.-
of ths world." Cheering Interrupted the Pres
ident ut this reference to the army and navy.
As It subsided he continued: "And our
achievements on land and ssa are without
a parallel in the world's military annals. Dur
ing all these trying months the siople of the
United States have stood together as one man ;
North and South huvn boon united us they
have never before been united. People who
think alike in a country like ours must
3ct together. That is what we have been g 1
oing recently, and wo want to continue
io act together until the fruits of war
shall be embodied in solomn and permanent
settlements We want no differences at home
until we have nettled our differences abroad,
and when that is all done we can havo our sBfa
little differences unions ourselves. 91
"Now. my lellow oitliens, I thank you most
sincerely for tills lieurty welcome. I am glad
to be in tho State of Iowa: 1 am glad to greet
and lie greeted by your honored i.-i i.-senta-tlv
in Congress iCoiiuiessiiian Curtis, who
had come aboard with flic Iowa sssii'"Kii,loai
and by your honored Governor; uud I need not
tell you how gluil I mil t" meet invold fiisiid,
your distinguished Henntor IKeiuttor Allison),
whose long career in the nubile service has
made his nuine not ,,nly u lioussholil word In
his own Mote hut tliMiuihout the country "
Rousing cheers Went up from theassetnhiHg
at tho close of this yisoroiM speech. At Dowitt
the President had just tini" to remark upon
Iliow at every stopping point the people of low
made ti I in feel entirely ut home, and to add,
ther is no part of this g Unions country wksr
every slUasn may not 11 at huot. Waj lbs

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