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"VOL LXV1.H0. 64. . v NEW YORK, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1808. -COPYRIGHT, 1898, BY THE SUN POINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. PRICE TWO CENTS." H
SPAIN'S VAIN , PROTESTS.
ovn fbilippzxe polict will be ix-
, BXOJIXBLT CARRIED OUT.
An Exet Statement of America's Position
Utaions Why We Cannot Return Mil-
lions to tho TerrlMa Misrule Against
Which Thojr Ilnd Successfully Revolted
Wn Submit the Molt Goqerotia Possible
Termt-Our Commission r Do tint D
' neve Spain Will Break OU Negotiations.
fptetsl CabU Dtipatck t Tnx Bom.
rinii. Nov. 2. The Spanish protests, threats
of rupture or the peaco Decollations and ail
nmeruortilam nulls will have no effect on tho
ittltii'lcol tlio American Toaco Commissioners.
Tho argumonts which have been freely put
,' forth during the last two days In behalf of
f Brain In opposition to tho American demands
(or the Philippines have onllod out no reply.
direct or Indirect, from tho representatives of
the 1'n.lted States.
The latest point advanced In behalf of the
Hrnlh contention Is this: It is asserted that
throughout the debate previous to Monday the
' American Commissioners Insisted on confining
the M-opo of tl, discussion to tho strict letter
of the protocol, whereas demands are now made
for outside or t hut document.
It l not illfncult to Indlcato the lino which
the merlcan answor will take on next Friday.
Totlm .Span Mi outcry of unfair treatmont It
will be pointed out that tho first and second
Articles o( the protocol org of a punlthe nature,
suhasanydeteatod belligerent oxpects to be
contained in tortfis of peace. The third article,
dealing with the Philippines, was not designed
ortliepiirioseof Inflicting additional punish
ment on Suln. but was framed to enablo the
Vnlted States to dlscharso the crave responsi
bilities forced upon them since AdmlralDowey's
float took possession i of Manila Bay In May
' ' hit. These responsibilities Include solemn
rlodco ulven by tho Washington Government
o the repre sentotlvos ot tho natlvo races. Tho
hilfllmentof thejo pledges renders impossible
a continuation ot Spanish sovereignty In tho
It is untrue, as reported In tho newspapers.
that tho Washington Administration decided
only recently, as tho result ot the development
ot American public opinion, to overthrow Span
ish authority In tho Philippines. Such has been
its policy since some time before the signature
of tho protocol. This policy will be inexorably
executed desplto any protosts or resistance
bpaln may make.
America hns no option, in honor, to do other
wise. Furthermore. In offering to reimburse
Spain for any sums she has expended for pub
lia Improvements and other betterments In the
archipelago, America submits the most gener
ous possible terms to a country whoso mlsgov
ernment was so serious that the colony was in
successful revolt when the American forces in
The foregoing statement ot the American
position, which, it la safe to nay, will, in sub
stance, be submitted to the B poniards, puts the
situation In an entirely new light
It is regrettable that it was not made public
k earlier Instead ot the version current through-
1 out the European press, which Is that the
Washington Government responding to the
growing spirit of Imperialism, Ip the country,
h .decided at almost the last moment to demand
J the cession of the Philippines as a piece of
I greedy national aggrandisement.
W Europe is ignorant at the present moment
R that the American Government made any
I pledges or incurred other obligations to the
Filipinos ; and the people of the Old World have
been repeatedly told that President McKinley
had not decided upon his polloy until within a
fortnight. It is unnecessary to add that the
American reply to the Spanish contention that
the demand for the cession of the Philippines
is not admissible under the protocol is that
such an argument la based only on Ignorance
of the plain meaning ot the English language.
Your correspondent does not go too far in
saying also that the American Commissioners
do not believe that the Spaniards will venture
to break off the negotiations after mature con
sideration and full hearings ot all the features
of the situation.
On the other hand, the Spanish representa
tiics to-day still maintain their declaration
that they will never consent to the American
It is now suggested that the lowest condition
under which thoy will consent to relinquish
the Philippines Is the payment ot a sum equiv
alent to the total Cuban and Philippine debts.
Instructions for the Spanish Commissioners
have not yet come from Madrid.
It Is hardly necossary to say that the report
that one of the American Commissioners is
colnc to Madrid to labor with Prlmo Minister
Sagasta personally Is false and absurd.
German and Russian Voices Hailed Against
Our Philippine Policy.
Atrial CabU DttDatdtet tt Tnx Sex.
RznuN. Nov. 2. The Gorman newspapers
are demoting much attention to the question of
the Philippines. Certain powers, Ilussla being
one. are credited with tho intention of intl
, mating to the Washington Government that
tho annexation of tho islands must bo pre
ceded by tt common agreement respecting the
action to be taken In certain circumstances.
The semi-official llamburgische Correspond
ent sns that the United States is conducting
the negotiations exactly as it began and prose
cuted the war. The mask of humanity is be
ing gradually dropped and the brutal right of
strength, under the tcgla ot whloh the
conflict was waged from the first, la being
more and more undlsgulsedly asserted. It
Is known that at the moment the protocol
was. signed not a foot of Philippine soil was in
the hands of the Americans. Nobody, there
tore, could suppose that the fate of the islands,
which was postponed in the protocol, would be
annexation by the United States; nor could
the subsequent fall ot Manila alter this
' a whit except In the minds of some Jingoes, to
whom political morality Is nn empty phrase
and the utilisation of victory everything. But
now the leading men at Washington have en
tirely adopted this standpoint and are furnish
I jng the American representatives In Paris with
information In harmony with it.
The writer of the article further contends
"nt tho surrender of the Islands was only do
nianddd because victory at the coming elec
tions was dependent on sucha doiuand being
made He concludes;
: "The American demand is at the bottom
less a blow at Spain that at the European pow
ers which seem desirous of selecting naval sta
tions In the Philippines.
The Berliner Somen Courier does not think
that the powers havo cause to interfere in the
negotiations, but it says: "Our own Interests,
however, necessitate our watching their de
Wonmont carefully. The United States Is
elzluc a great International commercial high
way In the Atlantic, and Indian oceans. The
Antilles. Hawaiian Islands, and the Philippines
re apparently stages to be connected by a
canal through Central America."
The A'aHonal Zritung is of tho opinion that if
"Spaniards obtain compensation suffleientto
""er the debts ot both the Philippines and
luiathey will be better off than If they re
'ained the Islands. It adds; "It Is quite an
I'ler question how the powers Interested in
n no h,r nkt W0U,i rCKar(j tho transference ot
1 lil. (Kilnes. and we shall not be astonished
r a seizure meets with rsistancj from one
that tho United States will meet with opposi
tion from the natives, who will bo bitterly dis
appointed by the loss of their oxpected free
dom. It concludos that annexation therefore,
wilt not bo accomplished peacefully.
The- Frankfurter Zeituno thinks that after
the elections the Ur.'.Ud Btates will bo more In
clined to make concessions. It says that tho
chief difficulty ot the Americans will be to con
quer the Inhabitant! ot the Philippines.
St. Prrxasncno. Nov. a. tfhe A'orosif, com
menting on the demand of the United States
for tho cession of tho Philippines, says that the
powora ought to protest against their cession,
ns several ot them are Interested in the main
tenance ot tho jfarui oo antebellum. It adds
that in the last resort, tho question ought to
be settled by arbitration.
LoNnoy. Nov. 3. According to the Vienna
correspondent of the Doily Xflwapn the Aus
trian Cabinet's view ot tho Philippine question
Is that Its original plan of placing the Islands
under an English protectorate Is tho only proper
solution ot tho matter
ITAIt CLOUDS X.V TBE OIUEHXt
All the British War Vessels in Chinese
Waters Clearing for Action ? Trouble
Over Russia's Seliuro of Newchwang,
Sptdal CabU Vtipalch to Tub Suit.
London. Nov. 2. A despatch from Wcl Hal
Wol says that all the British war vessels there
haNo olearod for action and aro ready to put to
sea at an hour's notice. The authorities ob
serve tho utmost secrecy as to their move
ments. A largo Russian fleet has assembled at
Tho Globe, commenting upon the telegrams
received from Wei Hal Wei, says:
" Thoso matters are ot tho gravest Impor
tance, especially when taken In conjunction
with the extraordinary preparations for war
which havo been In progress on both sides ot
tho English Channol during the last ten days.
In tho absence of moro definite Information tt
must be surmised that Russia,, taking advan
tage of the present tension between England
-and Franco, has pushed her Far Eastern policy
to unbearable lengths by forcibly taking pos
session of the valuable treaty port of New
chwang." The belief In political circles Is that tho
present naval activity is directed as much
against Russia as tt is against France. Rumors
are current that Russia has taken advantage
ot tho present situation between Franco and
England to reattaclt British influence In China.
Tho Admiralty to-day ordered .the coast
guard ships to complete preparations tor active
service, and also ordered other vessels, such
as the battleships Nile. Trafalgar. Sana Pared,
and Howe to fill their seagoing complements.
The afternoon papers boomed reports of the
hasty mobilization ot the coast guards ; bnt the
(ruth of the matter Is that a certain number
ot coast guards, drawn from several stations
In England, Scotland and Ireland, left tor
Portsmouth and Plymouth to complete the
crews of the reserve squadron.
There has been no general mobilization.
The men thus withdrawn will be repUoed by
THE BEPO&TS DtSCBJCSITSD.
The report from Wel-Hal-Wel. circulated by
a news agenoy here, that the British warships
had cleared for aotlon Is declared here to-nixht
to be absurd, as there Is no possible enemy
within sight ot the squadron. If the" ships were
cleared at all it was merely for drilL rf
Tho vessels there have 'probably received
instructions to be in a state of preparednesu
similar to the instructions sent to Halifax and
STAItXyXS WAB BISKS UP.
The Result ot the Strained Relations Be
tween Great Britain and France.
Fear.of war between England and Franca has
resulted in many inquiries regarding marine
war risks lately. The marine underwriters
have been charging to insure against tho dan
cers at war a rate of ono-tourth ot 1 pereent
upon British sailing vessels, and a rate of one
eighth of 1 per cent, upon British steamships.
Doublo theso rates hove been charged upon
French vessels. An advance in tho rates to
one-halt of 1 per cent and one-fourth of! nor
cent respectively for British Balling vessels and
steamships was reported yesterday, with
French vessels being charged 1 per cent and
one-half of 1 per cent, according to whether
they employ sails or Bteam. The advance was
ssc rl bed to the alleged more threatening aspeet
ot affairs between the two countries.
Spaniards Bay They Will Be Ont or Puerto
Principe Before Not. Z2.
Special CabU DetpaUS t Tax Sine.
lUvix. Nov. 2. The Spanish Military Com
missioners to-day notified the American Com
missioners tbatthe province ot Puerto Prinolpe
will be evaouated before Nov. 22. The Spanish
troops In the province will be concentrated at
Nuevltas, but the material difficulties ot the
evacuation will not bo ended by that date. The
Americans will, however, take over the control
ot the province on Nov. 22.
The American Commissioners went to the
'Colon Cemetery to-day and placed wreaths and
other flowers on the craves ot the victims ot
the Maine explosion.
8PAXIBII SOLDIERS HOME.
Nearly Half the Men on the Xtontserrat Sick
and Slany Dying.
Spuitl CaiU DttsateS to Tni Sen,
Cadiz. Nov. 2. The steamer Montserratwlth
1,783 troops from Cuba on board, arrlvod here
to-day. There were nlnoty-soveii deaths on
the voyage. Eight hundred ot the soldiers are
sick, and many of them are la a dying condi
tion. The officers say that the American
authorities at Glbara Insisted that alck and
even dying troops should embark on the
DAVID'S TOMB Off 3ZOUXT VOX.
Emperor William Was the First Christian
to Sea It Since the Twelfth Century.
Ssttial CabU DilpttcK to TBS Bon.
Berlin, Nov. 2. The newspapers here assert
that David's tomb on Mount Zlon. to whloh
Emperor William was admitted by tho Sultan's
express order, had never been seen by a Chris
tian since 1187. It being a Mohammedan shrine
ot tho most sacred character.
The Iman who conducted his Majesty to the
tomb mentioned this fact to him. and added
that to the German Emperor, the Sultan's
friend, all Mohammedan Institutions we re open.
Cape Colony Cash for the British Wavy.
Fvicial CabU Dtipatch to Tnc Sot.
Oars Town, Nov. 'J.-Prlme Minister
Bohrclncr to-day Introduced a bill In the As
sembly providing for a perpetual contribution
ot 91S0,(XX annually to the Imperial navy.
The proposal was loudly cheered.
Four Warships Going to the Society Islands,
BEATTLr, Wash., Nov. 2. The objective point
ot the British fleet stationed at Esquimalt Is
the8ocloty Islands, tho moat Important croup
owned by France In the South Pacific. The
fleet consists of the cruisers Amphlon, Phao
ton. Impdrleuspnnd Leander. the Imporlnuse
being tho flagship. Stores are being placed on
the vessels for a long cruise, and the Amphlon
will sail to-morrow.
Freo Beer at a Demoeratlu Rally,
Let's all go to Long Island City to live. Here
is only one of the many attractions of cam
paign times. It's announced In a circular as
follows: , ,
"Democrats, arouse I Grand Democratio
Rally at Clancys Club Hotel, corner Jackson I
nnd Borden avenues, Wednesday evening, i
Nov. --" Democrat shpuld-Jittend. Mu
ie. 11 reworks, lieer and cthor lUfntahmeriU I
V juMaifin'iisif ii'i Mi Hi t?,-y .n.v-t---',a
BET TO A STANDSTILL.
ALL TAX irrCK BLVrFS PB031PTLT
One Republican Who Bad Heard stnch ot
the r.onu Odds Offered Put 910,000 In
Bis Pocket nnd Went to Wall Street
Couldn't Find Any Van Wyck Takers
There lie Will Bet Even Honey Tn-Uay.
Republican bettors in the Wall street dis
trict continued yesterday to oovor tho Van
Wrik cash which has boon offorod In largo
blocks by the 8took Exchange firm ot Bell 4
Co. In fact, they hot tho Van Wyck men to a
standstill. Each time, so tar, when a new block
of monoy for betting purposes has been placed
In thejflrm 'a hands It has been covered quickly.
It has been notlcpable that when the supply
was renewed he new monoy has been ottered
at newjodda more favorable than before to Tan
Bell it Co. started off yesterday morning by
botUne 82.C00 to S2.2S0 on Van Wyok. or at
odds ot 10 to 0. Then thor offorod to bet at
10 to 8 on Van Wyck. and Roosevelt men cov
ered $10,000 more of the firm's betting supply,
themselves putting up $8,000. Then E. B. Tal
cot ot the Arm announced on tho Stock Ex
ehango thatlthe firm had (50.000. any part ot
which would be bet tn blocks ot $S0O at 10 to
7 on Van Wyok. at the firm's office, betting on
the floor being prohibited by the Exchange au
thorities. There was a rush ot Itoosov olt mon
to get a slice of the Tammany dough.
Jacob Field, a new membor of tho Exchange,
put up $7,000. ooerlnn $10,000 and Water
man Brothers bet another 57.000 thesnmo
Lato In tho attornoon it was reported that
Bell & Co. had tGO.000 to bot lu a lump on Van
Wyck against S3C.000 ot Roosevolt money. Mr.
Field heard ot this and walked Into Boll & Ca'a
offloe. He was told that the story was truo.
" I am hero to put up tho $35,000 on Rooso
velt" replied Mr. Field; "put up your $50,000
on Van Wyok." Edward B. Talcott ot the Arm
of Bell & Co. told Mr. Field he would havo to
telephone to tho Hoffman House about the
$50,000. Mr. Talcott telephoned to the Hoff
man House and back enmo this answer: "There
Isn't anytt&dy hero now : they have all gono
out" That ended tbo matter.
There were also ome smaller bets'made at
10 to 7, an aggregate ot about $30,000 of the
Bell t Co. cash having been covored when at
about 2 o'clock the firm said that the money
placed with it had run out Tho Stock Ex
change Arm of Thomas &. Post was one of the
baokera ot Roosevelt that sent around to the
offloe ot Bell A Co. to cover some of the Van
Wrokmoney. and its messenger was told the
Von Wyck money was exhausted. Wasser
man Brothers wantod to bet another $7,000 on
Roosevelt at 7 to 10, but wore unable to do so.
There were others, also, who got left and who
had to be contented with the hopo that moro
Tammany money will be forthcoming to-day.
The apparent dlsorepanoy between the orlgl
nalpfferpt Bell ,fc Co. to but $50,000 at 10 to 7
on Van Wyok and the fact that the betting sup
ply was exhausted before that amount In beta
waa recorded was not explained. Joe Vendlg
said at the race track yesterday afternoon that
he had placed durlngthe day, through L. V.
Bell. 811,000 on Von Wyok at odds of 10 to 8
and $21,000 at odds of 10 to 7. L. V. Bell Is a
brother of Edward Boll, the head ot the firm
of Bell & Co. .
One ot tho Roosevelt men, who visited the
office of Bell & Co. yesterday for the purpose
ipt covering eome of the Yan Wyck monoy. Is
Noah L. Cooheu. President and general man
ager of the -Stato-EIectrio Light and Power
Company, of 84 Uroadway. Brooklyn. He was
unable, he said yesterdav. to orrance any bet.
although be brought $10,000 with him in cash.
Here id a statement which he made regarding
."J. have heard rumors frequently in the past
two weeks that funds raised by Tammany
Hall from subscriptions and assessments from
the saloon keepers, dive keepers and others
had been offered for betting punusos in Wall
street I am not a betting man. and I have
been under the Impression that the bets re
ported were mouth bets and not sincere. I
have beard that Wall street was offering such
bets and that ther wera only made among bro
kers who were friends, and not intended to
bind the parties to the bets. "
I went to the office of Bell A Co. yesterday
and saw Mr. Bell, whom I found to be a very
"I asked him If the rates quoted 10 to 8 in
favor of Van Wyok still held good. He said,
'Yes. sir. Do you want to bet?' I said I did.
He then said: 'I'll bet you 10 to 8 on Van
Wyck for any amount from $100"to $10,000.'
I told him I would tako the whole bot. Ho
teemed surprised at that I introduced my
self to him. told him who I was, and he said:
Very well, vou put your money in the hands ot
a broker and I will bet the broker,' I told
him that I had no use tor a broker; that I was
herewith the money: which I was willing to
leave with the firm of Bell k Co., because they
were a reputable firm. Ho stated: 'I will nof
bet with you. Wo have establlshei a rule that
we will not bet with outsiders. Wo bet with
'I said: 'How must the public understand
this? How do they know that the brokers
really mean business? I don't propose to put
my monoy In the hand? of any broker to make
bets for me. I'll put it In your hands; now.
right here.' He repeated: 'I will not bet with
you.' I then asked him it be would mention
the name ot eome broker that ho would deal
"with. He referred me to a Mr. Sterling of
Groesbeck k Sterling, a Arm of brokers who
had offices in the same building, and I saw
and talked with, as I believe. Mr. Sterling. I
oxplalned the situation to him, and he re
spectfully declined to act tor me.
"I have come to the conclusion that this
whole plan of bluff Is Intended simply to mis
lead honest Democrats to make their bets on
Van Wyck, while the cane are secretly bet
ting on Roosevelt, and I now hereby make this
offer: That Instead of betting 10 to 8 In favor
of Van Wyck. I will bet nny amount from $1,000
to $10,000. even money, that Van Wyck will
not be eleoted Governor of tho State of New
York. My office it at fU Broadway. In the
borough ot Brooklyn. Democrats or others
may call on ma and they will find the money
rendy.and until my money Is accented I do not
Intend that this bluff shall co out 10 to 8 In
favor of Van Wyok, Let them come to my
office and put up their money, I do not need
any brokers. The money tRlk."
Frederickn. Brooks of 7 Wall street bet
$1,000 on Roosevelt to $1,200 on Van Wyck.
A .peculiar feature of yesterday's betting In
Bell ft Co. s office was that tho Roosevelt bet
tors wore taking odds of 10 to 8 on Van Wyok.
readily, freely and gladly, when Mr. Taloott
without ado announced that the odds on Van
Wyekvwould be 10 to 7. There was no neces
sity for such a course on his part, and Ids new
step, only demonstrated the bluff part ot the
VOTE SELLER WOULD LOSE $1.60,
Explanation of Tammany's Plan to Buy
. 7M.OC Votes at SO Vach.
The Democrats expect to buy 72,000 votes In
the rural districts tills year. Some of them
they expect to buy outright to voto for Van
Wyck and others they eipect to pay to stay at
home. They don't go to a man aad say I'll
give you $5 to stay away from tho polls, but
they go to him and say: 'Tarmcr Jones, I want
to hire your wagpnto-dsy. I'll pay you $5 for
It." It thoy get the wagon the farmer doesn't
go to the polls, becauso it's too long a walk.
That Isn't the point, however. Thoy figure
on buying these 72,000 votes at $5 each. Now,
a elmplo problem In arlthmctlo will show that
the man who votes for the Democratio ticket
this year. If that ticket should win. will have to
pay on an average $0.00 for it. It's simple as
the nose on your face. The Liquor Tax law
yields to the State $8,721,003 a yearmoro than
the Democratic Excise law yielded. The Dem
c ratio party is pledged to repeal the Liquor Tax
law, Thero were at the last election 1,434,040
votes cast. The voters are the taxpayers. Now
dlvldo $8,721,005 by 1.434.040, the number of
voters, and you will And that cadi voter will
fiave to pay $013 more taxes If the Liquor Tax
aw Is repealed. Now take from $0.60 the $5
he Democrats nay for the carrlairo to keep the
votwr home and you'll see that for renting the
carriage tho farmer loses exactly $1.00 In cash,
to say nothing ot his self-respect.
But the peraoprats insult the people of the
rural districts when they talk of buying 72,000
votes from tbem.
Detrfout Farm Sausages.
With Incrstslog knowledge of the 4-nhr to health.
thrpBKfceaKlwsIyvrepared food, ain7aers grow
More And mora fMtlntaus In their 'uWllan.
yrt oof' uksm purity, flal8tlnsna tteinWes.
BAT IT'S BOOSEVELT SUAE.
The Republican Campaigners In Receipt of
Good Mews fiom All Sections.
Tho Hon. Theodore Roosovolt will leave New
York Sunday night on his last rampalcn tour
through the Slate. He is to spoak at Dunkirk
on Monday morning, nnd all that day he will
tell the voters of the 8Ute the Issues ot this
campaign. After Col.Rooseveltspcaks atDun
klrk ho is lo speak respectively at the follow
ing points: Hamilton, Dayton, Fredonla, Jameiv
town, Randolph, Salamanca, Olean, Friendship,
Cuba, Wellsvllle. Amlovn. Atton, Balnbrldge.
Sydney, Oneonta and Coblcsklll. From Cobles
kill ho will como direct to Now York, arriving
in town on Monday night at 11 o'clock.
The Republican campaigners at the Fifth
Avenue Hotol will recelvo the returns next
Tuesday night tn parlor D R. Chairman Odell
and his lieutenants and many othor prominent
Republicans and sound money mon will bo
present Chairman Odell Is now busy putting
the finishing touohes on the campaign. He has
instructed Republican Coqnty Chairmen all
over tho Stato and nil Interested In the success
ot the Republican Btate ticket a Republican
Legislature, whloh Is to elect a Unltod BUtos
Senator to succeed Edward Murphy, Jr., ot
Troy, and the Republican candidates for
Congress to keep n-movlng and a-stlrrlng
every hour until tho ballots are counted
on election night Chairman Odell and the
other campaigners opposed to Richard Crokor's
domination in the State do not hesitate to say
that there Is a ground swell for Roosevelt
whloh will take Richard Crokor and his candi
date for Governor. Augustus Van Wyck, off
their feet on Tuesday .next.
All reports from up tho State and reports from
every bailiwick in Greater Now York are to the
effect that tho Roosevelt tide In rising higher
and higher and that Richard Croker'a candl
dato for Governor. Augustus Yan Wyck, is to
be swamped. Thousands ot voters upon whom
Rlohard Croker is apparently relying will not
be at his elbow, Itwas declared, on election day.
On the contrary, thousands upon thousands of
Independent voters' are reported to be up In
arms against Rlohard Croker's domination In
the State and agatnst his attacks upon the ju
diciary and against his candidate forGovemor,
who refuses utterly to speak on tho great finan
cial Issues of the day.
Senator Murphy has not been at the Hoffman
House since lost Thursday. It is not his inten
tion, it was said, to return to Democratio State
headquarters. The Hon. Patrick Henry McCar
ren. Chairman of the Democratio campaigners.
Is still on deck. Rlohard Crokor's ascendanoy In
the Democratio politics of the Btate, however,
has ovorehadowed all the other campaigners.
Hill, Murphy. McCarron and the rest
BEPUBLICAX MABCBERS STOKED.
Three Bldwell Rough Riders Badly Hurt
by a Shower of Missies.
A crowd ot Tammany heelers made an assault
last night on the Bldwell Rough Riders, a Re
publican marching club ot the Nlnoteenth As
sembly district, and several men were severely
Injured. The rough riders, many of whom are
colored men, wore marching up Amsterdam
avenue to attend an open-air meeting at Sixty
third street At Blxty-secoud street a crowd of
young toughs gathered and began to jeer at
the paraders. Finally a stone was thrown. It
struck one ot the rough riders on tho head.
A cheor wont upXrom the crowd, and then the
air was filled with bricks and missiles of all
kinds. James J. Maybray. colored, of 827 West
Sixty-third street, waa atruok in the face
with a stono. He will probably lose the
sight of hts left eye. Alexander Chapman,
another colored man. was struck on the
head and received an ugly scalp wound.
Henry P. Geyer of 100 Amsterdam avenue
was also hit in the oye. There was only one
policeman in sight, and the rough riders called
on him for protection. The bluocoat sailed into
the crowd and made a show of" trying to And
out who threw the stones. He did not succeed,
and no arrests were made.
Maybray was taken to the Eye and Ear Hos
pital for treatment, and Chapman's wound was
dressed by an ambulance surgeon from Belle
vuoHoepltal. The parade then passed on with
out further Interference. The members of the
Nineteenth Assembly District Republican Club
criticise the police tor failtnc to protect tbem
at their meetings and parades. They say that
they get all sorts of promises at the West Sixty -eighth
street station, but when a parade or
meeting Is held there is rarely more than one
policeman in sight
TUB "KNOCK 'EX DOWN" TACTICS.
Tammany Police Wink at Rawdlt i Attacks
on Republican Speakers,
Tammany police In the Eighteenth Assem
bly district stand around and laugh when row
dies try to break up the worklngmen's outdoor
meetings held by the Roosevelt-MeDonouch
Labor Club, but it any small boy does even so
much'as hiss the name of Croker at a Tammany
gathering, the police haul him out and3ell him
to "shut no or get out"
One of the truoks was taken to the corner ot
First avenue and Nineteenth street on Friday
night Scarcely had the speaking begun be
fore dirty water was thrown from the roofs and
windows of a nearby building. Tho police
made no effort to stop the thing, although the
speakers were deluged with tilth. After the
meeting the truck was followed through Nine
teenth street to Second avenue by a gang of
rowdies who threw stones at the men on the
truok. John Nolle was out on the back ot the
neok by a sharp stone, and Frank MoArdle was
struck in tho foot with a brlok. He is lame
still. Two ot the East Twenty-second street
police saw tho whole prooeedfng.
On Monday night atruok went to the eomer
ot First t-venue and Seventeenth street As
soon aa the truok eamo to a standstill Thomas
Commerford. who keeps a liquor store at the
southeast corner! and who was a Citizens'
Union candidate for the Assembly last year,
came out of his place and crabbed the bridle of
the truok horse. Commerford swore there
should be no meeting on his corner, and led the
horse over to the opposite corner. As soon as
John DIsmoreT began to speak tor 'Col.' Roose
velt a dlshpan ot dirty water was emptied over
the truox from the roof ot the building occu
pied by Gennett's saloon. More water was
thrown on the speakers and on the crowd. The
BILL SILEST OK TUB OOUltT ISSUE.
Be Isn't Trying to Defend Croker In the
Boss's Attack on the Judiciary.
Former Senator HID isn't trying to defend
Richard Croker against the honest Democrats
who are willing to concede Croker everything
but the Supremo Court Hill has had some
unpleasant experiences with the court Issue
himself, and ho knows full well that the people
of the State of New York are in earnest when
they say to the political bosses, "Uauds off the
"What are you going to talk about to-night V
a Sun reporter asked Mr. Hill at the Hoffman
House before the Carnegie Hall meeting last
"Tub Bun says I'm going to repeat my
Brooklyn 'knock 'em down' speeoh. That's
r tii lit. . I'm going to talk about the fores bill.
Then I'll touch upon the canals and all the
;; How about tbo"CourU?" asked the reporter.
"Are you going to take up the judiciary ques-
Mr. Hill had been laughing and joking with
the newspaper men until then. At the word
"judiciary" tho smiles faded away, and he
studied the figures of the carpet.
, "No." he answered slowly. "I won't dlseuss
local issues. Only btate issues, you know."
Auction Salo tey Bank Creditor
Consisting of fine dltfconls and other precious
.atone Jewl . Good now an exhibition it 47 Jib-
DAS THE PANAMA SUNK?
WRECK 4QE BEABIXO UEtt XAXtt SAID
TO It AVE RISK.V FOVXD.
Grave Fcnrs at Santiago for the Safety ot
the Ulc Got eminent Trnnsport Three
Hundred Persons on Board. Including a
Party of l'ennsylvnnlans Beaded by
Congressman Italsoll and Kx-Congrrss-man
Ituff-Hhe left Santiago ou Monday,
Stteiat CabU Oapate ( Tax 8nit.
Santuoo de Cuba, Nov. 2.-A rumor that
the Government transport Panama went down
In a gale In ihe Windward Passage, off Caw
Mays!, yesterday, and that fow ot her passon
cars or crew escaped, has caused ereat uneasi
ness here. There is no telegraphic communi
cation between Santiago nnd Capo Maysl, and
itts therefore Impossible to verify the story at
present The report was brought by a fishing
sohoonor, whloh arrived hero this morning.
Her Captain says that he picked up a quantity
of wreckage marked 'Tanama."
The Panama was a prlre that was captured
during the war. Bhe was not In tho bestot
shape when sh lett hero on Monday night
Her bottom was fouled with marine growths
and hor engines woro In bad condition. Many
seamen here considered her unsafe. She
had S00 persons on board, passengers and
orow, and was bound for Now York by wny of
the north coast and Haaoa. Congressman
Dalzellof Pennsylvania, formor Congressman
G. F. Huff ot tho same State, and a party ot
friends, who spent several days hore, were on
board the Panama. A number ot officers who
woro bound home oh sick loave were also
among her passengers.
The Panama carried no mall. Postmaster
Hugo ndeman considered her unsato and re
fused to put tho mall bags aboard of her.
The Panama formerly belonged to the Span
ish line and piled between this port and Hava
na. Bho made her last voyage under the flag
of Spain when she sailed hence on April 20
with n big cargo ot provisions and ammunition
and arms for Havana. She was overhauled
off the Cuban capital by the little war vessel
Mangrove, formerly a lighthouse tendor. and
taken to Key West Sho was there condemned
by a prixe court and sent to this city to be sold.
She arrived here on June 3. and was sola to
the United States Government on June 21 for
$41,000, Hslf o( the money went to tho Gov
ernment and the othor halt was divided among
tho ship's captors.
Four days after the Government bought tho
Panama she was put In dry dock In Brooklyn,
where her hull was ecraped and painted and
her engines overhauled. She was also fitted as
a first-class transport. When she sailed hence
early In September for Nowport News, she
was In tine condition. Sho left Newport Nqws
for Ponco on Sept 0. After a round trip be
tween Porto ltlcoand Newport News she sailed
again forPonee, where sho arrived on Cot. 24.
She left Ponce for Santiago, and steamed
thence to Havana.
The Panama Is an iron single screw: ot 2,085
tons gross. She is 331H feet lone. 34 feet 2
inches beam and 24U feet dcop. She was built
at Glasgow In 1870. was originally theurank
some Hall and flew the British flag.
John Dalzoll, Congrensmanfrom the Twenty
, second diotrlot. Pennsylvania, resides Ip Pitts
burg. Ho was born in this city In 1845, nnd
his family removed, to Pittsburg three years
later. Ho was graduated at Yale .College in
1805. studied Jaw and. has slnee practiced his
profession. He never hold publlo office till he
was elected to the Fiftieth Congress as a Re
publican. He has served In every succeeding
Ex-Congressman George F. Huff resides in
Greensburg. Pa., and was eleoted to the Flfty
spcond Congrees as a Republican from the
Twenty-first district He is engaged tn the
banking business nt Greensburg and is largely
Identified with tbo mining and other indus
trial interests of western Pennsylvania. Ho
was one of tho 300 dolegatos who failed To
nominate Grant for a third term In 1880. Mr.
Huff Is 60 years old.
DALZELL AXD UUFF IX CUBA.
Ther Were There to See the Country with
the Possible Idea of Investments.
WAsnrNOToN. Nov. 2.-It is sold here that ex
Congressman Huff and Congressman Dalzell
went to Porto Rico and Santiago as private
citizens to see the country with tho possible
Idea of making invostmonta. Huff is a wealthy
coaldoaler and interested in railroads. It is
also said that Dalzell was inquiring into the
feasibility ot a railroad from Havana to Santi
ago. As a member of tho Ways and Means
Committee he was also gathering information
on customs. 4c, tor his own use.
, Mr. Dalzell said in an interview recently that
he was greatly pleased with the prospects for
building a railroad between Santiago ana
The following cablegram was received this
morning by Adjt-Gon.Corbln:
BANTiAop db Cuba. Nov. 1. Transport
Panama sailed yesterday with remains ot fol
lowing named: Capt. W. M. Dlokinson and
Lieut Dennis M.Mitcble. Seventeenth Infan
try: Lieut Thomas A, Wansboro. Seventh In
fantry t Sornt Bl. D. Russell. First Volunteer
Cavalry: Privates Fred II. Tart. Silas Under
prayes, Junior F.Hakenson. Harvey Randall.
W. 0. Green, and J. 0. King, Second Massaohu
setts Volunteer Infantry;!), Cullman. Thirty
fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry: Privates
A. Gelsman and Sydney A. Hchofleld. Seventy,
first New lork Volunteer Infantry; Private
&?hJ5rvN'!?od0.n First Illinois Infantry: James
W. Wheeler, Second Mansachusetts Infantry.
FOURTn OHIO TO BE IIUBBIBD BOMB.
The Soldiers' Votes Needed In the Colnm
bus Concress District.
Washington. Nov. 2. The Fourth Ohio Vol
unteer Regiment, which has been dolna duty
in Porto RIoo, is expeeted to arrive In New
York to-morrow evening and will be met by a
committee or Ohio Republican politicians and
escorted home. The objeot of tho visit of.the
committee is to hasten the departure ot tho
men and see that they get to Ohio in time to
vote at the election next Tuesday. This pro
ceeding crows out of a desire to get every Re
publican vote possible In the Columbus Oon
' ress district, where ono of the fiercest fights
ever waged In tho Buckeye Stato is now in
progress. This is one of tho districts where
the Republicans expect to defeat the Demo
cratio nominee, the Hon. John Lents, who hns
made himself particularly obnoxious tn tbo
Ilenublicansand to tho business men of Colum
bus, .regardless or political affiliations. The
dletrleOs exceedingly close, and every vote is
needed. Mr. Lentz was eleoted two years ago
by 10(1 voter, and the Republicans expect to
retire him to Private llfo nt this emotion.
The committee, which reached Washington
this nfternoou. is headed by Cyrus Hullng.
Chairman of the Republican .State Central
Committee, acoomnanled by Simon Ponovnn.
Jjd Howard, L. w. Riickmaster. ("apt, Maynard,
Capt. Prall and I'. J. Miller, Collector ot Cus
oms for the. Columbus dlstrlot Shortly after
arriving In Washington the committee visited
the President and had a conference relatltetn
the Fourth Ohio and Ohio politics In ceneral.
If the troops arrive In time enough, s stop over
will be made in this city and a revljw or the
regiment will be held by the President. Four
of the, companies of this regiment voto In
Columbus and one In Lancaster, both of whloh
cities are In the Columbus district. I."ntzln
the last session ot Congress opposed the war
policy of the Administration and on the stump
has abused the President and vilified the
members of the Cabinet.
AT TUB RATE OF SI KNOTS.
Tha Torpedo-Host Destroyer Was Making
Fast Time When If er Air Pumps Gave Out,
Ban Pbanmscco, Col., Nor, 2. Tho torpedo
boat destroyer Farragut had a speed trial
to-day, and for forty minutes made a speed of
31 knots, when her air pumps got out
ot ordor, and the test was stopped. The
veseel would .have exceeded a Government re
quirement ot 30 knots by fully a knot had
cot the acoldent happened.
Ton will find LondpndsnyUthl frstar at all Ufl
(a oWl and (Tubs la iwicr-t, '
Widespread Revolutionary Movement In
Itiinin 400 Arrests,
Special CabU ltpatc to Tnx Hex.
London, Nov, 3. A special dospalch lo the
Dally -Veirs from Berlin says it Is reported that
a widespread roxolutlonoiy movement in
Russia has been discovered. Tlio centre ot tho
movement was at I.oilz, In tho Government of
Warsaw. Moro limn 400 arrests have boon
made, tho prisoners Including many school
teachers. Secret presses thai woro omploied
In spreading the movement wore found In St.
Petersburg, Lodz, Jaioslnv, and clsowhcro.
TAMMAXV'S 1'LAX TO UUV VOTES.
Registered Voters In Be Bought Up ns Poll
Workers It Won't Work,
Tammany has raised an ImmouBo corruption
fund for upont tho olcctlon In this city. This
Is to be used lu tho various Assembly districts
and moro especially In tho I'lrt. Socond, Sixth,
Eighth. Tenth and Sixteenth Assembly dis
tricts. Thero each ot tho captains ot tho vari
ous election districts will rccolvo f rom $200 to
$300 with which to purchaso voters. Tho plan
Is to hire registered voters in tho various olcc
tlon districts as poll workors so as to get their
support The law sanctions tho employment
ot ono or two workers In each election district,
but when thoy aro hired boyond this number
It Is clearly In violation of tho law.
Special efforts will bo mado by tho Republi
can State Committee, with the aid ot tho
County Committee of this aity, on election day
to find out whom tho Tammany election dis
trict captains will bribe under tho guiso ot om
ploying thorn as poll workers, and with tlio as
sistance given them by the supervisors of elec
tion under Superintendent McCulloch, and
after tho election application will be mado to
the Governor for an extraordinary Grand Jury
and extraordinary session of Oyer and Tor
miner, and the Attorney-General, being tho
chief prosocutlng officer ot tho State, will bo
asked to Investicato this matter aud put an
end tor all time to come to wholosalo bribery
in this city. The Attorney-Gouorol would then
have tho right to subpoena every one ot the
leaders, district workers and voters of tho vari
ous Assembly dlstriots. and by a thorough ex
amination discover the real culprits.
The Stato Committee has already In its pos
session tho names ot a largo number of voters
in the various olectlon districts who havo al
ready been approached for that purpose by
Tammany's workers. Many ot tho lawyers
representing the Bar Association engaced in
the efforts to purify the judiciary have ex
pressed their willingness to aid In the prose
cution ot all guilty persons.
In 1803, after tho Maynard fight, a number
ot Tammany's workers wore sent to State
prison, and when tho storm came most ot the
leaders fled from the city. It is moro than
likely the same situation will present Itself
after the eleotloo this fall. ,
JOHJV WAXA3IAKER ARRESTED.
Charged with Slander by Pennsylvania's
Former Publlo Printer.
Rochestxb. Pa.. Nov. '2. Ex-Postmaster-General
Wanamaker was arrested as ha stepped
from a train here to-day on a charge ot slander
preferred by Thomas Robinson, the veteran
editor and formor Superintendent ot Publlo
Printing. Col. Robinson loft Harrlsburg a few
months ago when ho resigned the offloe ot
Superintendent ot Publlo Printing and re
turned to his homo In Butler.
Recently, In a speeoh, Mr, Wanamaker criti
cised the formor Superintendent for his part In
the printing on tho famous bulletin on "Dis
eases and Enemies ot Poultry." which caused
a scandal and Involved an expense ot over
$00,000 to the State.
Robinson has always contended that he was
Innocent ot any wrongdoing and that he sim
ply performed his duty. It Is supposed that
the suit grows out ot this matter.
Robinson has been for years Senator Quay's
right hand man in Butler county, and It was at
the request ot Senator Quay that Gov. Hastings
appointed him Superintendent of Public Prinl
lnclovor half a dozen other applicants, includ
ing Thomas G. Slmplo of Pittsburg, who Is
understood to be after the place in the event of
Col. Stone's election.
Mr. Wanamaker oama here to address a
political meeting. After the Bheriff ot Beaver
county had served the summons at the rail
way station Mr. Wanamaker. who was not put
under bonds, made his speeoh.
The summons is returnable on Doe. 1. State
Senator 0. 0. Kaufman, who was with the Phil
adelphia statesman, said: This is Quay's own
county and somobody Is getting smart The
suit will never be tried."
AXEBICAX KBUPP PLATE.
Bethlehem Iron Company's Tests Prove the
Superiority of the German Process.
Bourn Bethixiiem. Fa., Nov, 2. The first
plate manufactured by tho Bethlehem Iron
Company according to the Erupp process was
tested to-day at the proving grounds ot the
company near Redlngton. The tost was one of
the most successful ever held by the company,
and demonstrates the superiority of the resist
ing power of armor manufactured aooordlng
to tho German process. Among those who wit
nessed the test were the officers of tho Imperial
Russian navy now stationed at Philadelphia
superintending the erection of the Russian
cruiser and battleship at Cramps' shipyard.
Tho plate fired at was six inches thiok. nine
feet long and six feet wide. Two shots wore
fired from an 8-Inch gun, each projectile
weighing 253 pounds. . . .
The projectiles wero of the Holtzer pattern,
made atMldvale this year, and were supplied
by the Navy Department Seventr-flre pounds
of powder wero used In the first shot, develop
ing a velocity ot 1.023 teot per second. The
penetration was two Inches. No cracks were
devolopsd. In tho second shot elghty.flvo
pounds of powder were used, developing a ve
locity of 1.730 foot per second. Tho penetra
tion was four and a half Inches. No crnoks
woro developed. This plate bad one Bhot fired
at It on a previous occasion, the penetration
bolng one Inch. Tho plato did not spall off at
the points of Impact, which formed at rlanelo
whose sides were each 21 Inches long. The
Bethlehem Iron Company has received a largo
order from the Russian Government for Urupp
BRIDAL PARTY UPSET.
Their Carriage Overturned hyColllf Inn with
nn Under Trolley Cnr.
John McCullsch of 447 East 122J street and
Kato Kolly of 308 East Flfty-socondstreet wero
married last evening In St. John's Roman
Oatholle Church at Fifty-fifth street and
Tenth avenue. After tho ceremony the bride
groom, the bride, tho bridesmaid and the best
man decided to go to tho theatre. The bride
groom hired a carriage to take them down
town. At Sixth uv cnue and Fortieth street the
rig collided with an under tiolloy car
nnd the bridal party was dumped into
Ihe street. The bride became hysterical
mid tt was souio time bofore sho could bo
nuloted. Tho driver. John Crookslmnks, was
badly bruised. Ho-vrns taken home in a eab.
The carriage was completely wrecked. The
luldal party decided not to let tho accident In
terfere with their plans, and they finished the
journey to the theatre on loot.
KXItE AOAIXHT SWORD CAXE.
Two Italians JInve n Duel In Sixth Avenue
and Both Are Hurt.
CarmlnaDamlanaof 33 Crosby street and
Nicola Martini or 11 Crosby street, emploed In
a coal cellar in Sixth av enuo, near Ninth street
had a row last night, und Dnmlana tried to stab
Martini with a knife. The latter cot a sword
cane from the collar and tho two had a duol
inth street, surrounded by on excited crowd.
Two .ptflleemen Interfered nd took the duel
lists to, tho Charles street stttlon. Each was
wounded vlu the head and trm., Tfit Rtirts
were theseed by an ebuirJ. MmtSklrm
sM. Vlooe&t'e Hospital. nd ey vtt jScSrilUt.
ALL LONG ISLAND CHEEKS, i
ROOSEVELT II A. Villi IIS CROKER PR OX JB
OXV EXD TO THE OTUEU, jE
An Unprecedented Triumphal Progruss 9
from I.onc Island City to Sag Harbor
nnd Back Agnln Boundless Enthusiasm '
nt Every Stopping Plnee-A Horn Fight 9g
. er's Grim Delight That Croker Hns Coma W
Out Into the Open Wlinrn Ho Can HI f
Illm-llls Vigorous lllous Apprerlnteri.
Thoodoro Roosevelt lambasted Richard Cro- S!
korup and down Long Island yoMerday from Sj
Valloy Stream to Sag Harbor and from Green- 5J
port to Lone Island City, Great as wan thd K
grim joy ho took In performing this task, tha sffi
people of Long Island llkod It bettor still. They f
camo out bubbling ovor with enthusiasm for '!
tho leader ot tho Republican ticket and for Col. ti
Roosevelt ni a man and a soldier, Thcv eamo w
out to shout nudchoer nnd wavo flags and let t
off their superabundant political sphiti 111
They got nil thoy had oxpected and a great jg
deal more, for, as Col. Roosevelt put It himself, H
Richard Croker nad Injected himself Into this ijK
campaign ns an Issuo. Col. Roosevelt treated m
him as a porsonnl lsiun,a city Issuo and a Stata ttj
Issue: and. doubtless. if Mr. Croler desires It, SB
ho will yet find a way to tneklo him ns a na- m
tlonal I.uo. The people ot Long Inland JE
chuckled when Col. Roosovelt Indicated what E
was to bo the tenor of his remnrlis about Mr. '"
Croker. nnd then, bofore tho candldnto waa Jp
through with him. thoy wore cheering, first
with cheers ot commendation and sympathy. "L
and thon with shouts ot righteous anger and Mt
yells of derision for tho object of his merciless i i
scorn. Rut on tho whole Col. Roosovolt'n hear- . I
era enjoyed themselves. ; I
It is doubtful whether Mr. Croker. when ha t j
reads tho rpoeches this morning, will share In j
tho delight ot tho citizens of Queens and Suf- )
folk, no brought his lambasting on hlmselt - I
by clvlnc out on Tuosday evening an Intorvlew .'
with hlmsell (personifying the Democratio I
party) on Col. Roosevelt's record as a Polios -: J
Commissioner. Perhaps this morning, by tha ; l
tlmo ho has finished reading Col. Rooso- '
veil's summing up at Flushing, ho may recog- i i
nlzo In hlmsolt tho young manor tho cartoons ' I
who In chastened and subdued spirit hears the J
wonls: "Now, will you be coodl" andso.wlll .
be moved to keep his mouth shut hereafter. m
Or perhaps ho may bo stirred to talk soma m
moro and get somo moro lambasting and In- u
sure to tho peoplo ot Albany and Troy and Al-
legany and Cattaraugus and Chautauqua and f$l
Brooklyn, to whom Col Roosevelt is to talk Si
within the next fow days, the same sort of a a J
cood time that tho Long Island folks had yes- m
Long Island turned out for Col. Roosevelt iff
with as much unanimity of sentiment in their Ml
numbers and In their noisy enthusiasm as did ')
tho people ot any other part ot the State last c
week. Notlceablo In their attitude towardihe fa
Republican candidate were, first their anxiety M
to seo him ; second, the close attention with jM
whloh thoy listened to what ho had to say i :i
third, the quiet manifestations ot individual W
approval with whloh thoy betrayed their ftj
satisfaction with the points ho mad in ty,
his arguments and with the appearance M
ot the man'hlmself. and, fourth, the jjonulno Yss
warmth of the cheors and applause with which rc
they sent htm on his way. The peoplo ot Lone W.
Island had Co). Roosevelt at his best There is
nothing that he llkos so much as a ohanoe to &
fight Through Mr. Croker's consideration. f
the morning newspapers which he picked up T1
on his way from his sister's house in Madison l
avenue to Long Island City gave him the very m
plainest kind of a target at which to aim his 4fl
qi tho audiences that met at the various Jfl
crapping places whloh Col. Roosorelt'a man- !
ager had selected along the line ot the Lone ip
Island Railroad waa a large number of women. Jl
It is an old story among political students that W
the man who has tho women back of him wins. "S
Tho women of Long Island who came out with j
their husbands and brothers to see what sort !
of a man this famous soldier was for whom Mb
their men folks wera asked to vote eamo Jf-
dlroctly within tho scope ot the candidate's W
plain argument on the dangers of Tammany 8'.:
rule for the State as well as for the city.
Those women know by vagus repute what
New York Is now In its worst places. J
They do not want any miniature Tenderloins j;
flourishing (by virtue of instructions from the , w
State boss) on the outskirts ot their villages. $'
If the women had not already boen predisposed
toward Col. Roosevelt by his record of callsn- a j
try as a soldier and by the quiet slmplioltT.of j
his home life, they would have been won to hll-y "111
canse by his talks on Mr. Croker and Mr. Cro- 3K
ker's form of government yesterday. Of course.
within the sound of the candidate's voles there fi
were many men who knew by personal obser- ' tk
vatlon how far within tho truth was every
word he eaid,- But the most Ignorant Jj
and the most skeptical of the people1 et j
Long Island could not have avoided the oonvlc- S
tion of his truthfulness when he laid the facts .
before them as he did yesterday. Col. Boose- , M
velt Is always convincing when he talks. Ha
was more than convincing yesterday. His 'i
words carried with them not only their own
meaning, but the promise of the better things J
that would come under his administration.
They carried with them tho conviction that -It
things were much worse than be, in the hon- j
esty of his conservative statement ot Tammany -
morals, was willing to say without proof that J
was roady to bo laid down In court
Mr. G ruber took occasion the first time be J
spoke to deny most emphatically and neatly ' 31
the statement ot an irresponsible person that J
he, acting In concert with Louis V. Payn, Is M
"knifing Theodore Roosevelt" Tho dlmlna-
ttve wesNsldo orator does not often show bis .jj
feelings. In his calm and cynical way ha M
throws off to right and left suoh shafts aa Wl
como his way In the heat ot battle. But this
slander hurt him, and he was not able to oon- '
cal the fact' Congressman Payne represented ,?
particularly the national element In the cam- ' -Wl
palgn, while Mr. Youngs, Mr. Belford, and Mr. i
HIgbee acted as mutual acquaintances of the Sj
candidate and his audiences. - fM
The train was made up of two parlor cars and 111
a special car. The only decorations were two
American flags fattened to tho rest platform of f
tho special car. The train lett the Lone Island Ml
City station promptly at 8 o'clock amid the r3
cheors of a lot of railroad employees and other 3f
people who had gathered In a crowd while the 'J.l
party hod beon assembling. Col. Roosevelt Sj
spent the twenty-five minutes between Long iK
Island City and Valloy Stream In looking over Kf
the morning papers. There was just one thine jfj
in all of thorn that seemed to hold his atten- 1
tlon, and that was Richard Croker's attack. U
Every time he reaohed that he smiled an1 Jl
pounded his knee with his fist and said half to j
himself and half to whomever was nearest to Sg
him, " By Oeorce. I'm glad he has oome oat w
where I can hit him " M
Col, Roosovelt frankly told Mr. Youngs and jK
tho rest that he didn't see much use In pre- 19S
paring to dellvor a speech at Valley Stream, for 32
he was quite sure that there would be nobody
there to hear It Half-pastHlnthemornlng.he 4E
assorted, was no time to expect a peaceful
farming population to leavo their homes and jH
travel to a railroad station to hear a candidate l
for Govemor talk. Hut Col. Roosovelt did not "j
know the peoplo of Long Island, much as he "
ha learned to think of them all the time i
thoy have been his noichbors and friends, W
There, were between two hundred and fifty M
and three hundred people at Valley Stream s
running up and down on the platform wnt rJi
fte'O BtappeoVafilnB Terybody' la tht , , A
wheCoL'McfsltVM'aidreta wkt'lrrt JJ3
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