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Americans in the Orient Again File
Complaints Against the Former
L Minneapoiitan.
tietters Will Be Laid Before Hun
When He Arrives in Wash
The Consul Is Now on His Way There
With the Ohxuese
Jrom The Journal Bureau, Colorado Building * * *
Washington, Dec. 8.The cru
sade against John Goodnow, con
sul general,.at Shanghai, has beg un
agai n. Registered mail from that city
by the steamship Hongkong Maru, on
the 3d instant, brings serious charges
against him, made by citizens of
Uhanghai. These charges are sup
port ed by affidavits of well-knowjn
merchants in the orient, and by orig
inal photographic exhibits. The
charges are directed to the president
with a petition that they be referred
to the attorney general for prosecu
tion, to the secretary of state and to
the secretary of the treasury as a basis
of a suit against Goodnow's bond.
There is a general request in the
letters for a full investigation of the
consul general's office at Shanghai
and for the appointment of a consul
general who is "learned in the law. "
The letters conta in this statement:
"The consul gener al at Shanghai
has absolute power practically to do
as he pleases. H e is prosecutor, judge,
marshall and jailer, from whose de -
cision there is no appeal as the office
has been administered by Goodnow,
who has refused to give certified copi es
of his judgments or of documents n
file in his office whereya n appeal
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Treaty Will Reduce Import Duties and
Guarantee Trad e.
Chicago, Dec. 8.Bearing the offi
cial copy of the new commercial
treaty between the United States and
Chinaa treaty expected to add mil
lions of dollars, to the commerce of
this countryJohn Goodnow, United
States consul general at Shanghai,
ranking first in the government service
below, Minister Conger, has arrived at
Chicago. H e is on his way to Wash
ington. Then, he expects to spend sev
eral weeks at his residence in Minne
apolis. H e has been in China six
Minister Conger, Mr . Goodnow and
J. F . Seamen were the United States
commissioners who drafted the treaty.
Jt was signed Oct. 8 and on ly needs
ratification by the United States sen
ate to become effective.
"The new treaty cove rs three im
portant points," said Mr. Goodnow last
night. "One of them is the raising of
the regular import tax on United
States goods from 5 to 1 2 per cent,
and the doing away with numberless
imports that are levied by the vari
ous provincial governors of China,
which usually raise the total to 25 per
cent, and which Americans were
forced to pay .
"The second point is an agreement
to establish a standard of money. The
thi rd point is a guarantee by the Chi
nese government that protection will
be given to all who have invested cap
ital in the development of the coun
try's enormous mineral wealth."
Negro Gets Eecord-Breaking Sentence
at Hanks of a Texas
Houston, Texas, Dec. 8.In the dis
trict court of Cherokee county to-day
Allen Brown, a. negro convicted of at -
tempted criminal assault was sen
tenced to one thousand years in the
penitentiary. Under the law the ju ry
could not impose a death sentence.
A t the time of his arrest Brown nar
rowly escaped being lynche d.
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Alabama the Only State Which
Up Old Record.
Washington, Dec. 8.E. C. Branden _
berg, attorney in charge of bankruptcy . i/^ed wh^TnfwmedTf' the prices m4mbers
.matters j n the department of justice, offered for the as indicated in
shows that 14.308 voluntary petitions In
states for the year ended Sept. 30. 1903,
which is more than 2 000 less than were
filed during any of the preceding
1 *,
since the enactment
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The total net assets realized in 11,663 1 _
cases closed during the past year -were j . ^.^^ --.-- - -
$8,051,471, and liabilities were $106,147,378. I COTTON MEN MEET
Herbert Spencer Passes Away Peace
fully at His Home at Brighton,
He Was -'The Last of the Great
Thinkers of the Victorian
London, Dec . 8.Herbert Spencer,
the famous author, died this morning
at his' home in Brighton. His health
had been failing for some months.
The illness took a critical turn a fe
days ago and he became unconscious
last night, passins g away without pain.
n !^
ia.y u VBI.IW,U. ~"*^"i--" *'"" -"" I informati on was giv en out during Mr.
i Shanghai both fear and hate hurn -
pray that the government will
take such steps to remedy the evils
complained of as will best serve the
interest of all American citizens, in
the orient."
It is not known whether this new
outbreak is merely a repetition of the
old charges of last year, which were
not sustained, or whether it is based on
new conditions. The government has
not yet made up its mind what to do ,
but as Goodnow is now in this coun
try, it is probable the charges will
be laid befo re him.
W. W . Jermane.
Sitklan and Kannaghunut Are Twenty
and Thirty Miles Distant from
Port Simpson.
Toronto, Ont, Dec. 8.Surveyors of. We
the projected Grand Trunk Paciftc\cannot
railroad declare that the two islands. I ?i?^*
o^rV^trtbuSl, S e ^ent^mS ^^J* M&'^SS
from Port Simpson, instead of
and do not therefore command the. ^mtha*n OD,
new Facmc port.-. The error in the ,.J ^thru all hsyer s of
distance is said to have been traced to j-^f the. deal is closed, it is presumed
a mistake in printing the words \
"twenty and thirty miles," having been' - - -
copied "tw o and three miles."
Bids on Leech Lake Timber Regarded
Very Satisfactory.
From tho Journal Bureau, Colorado Building,
Washington, - -
Washington, Dec. 8.Officials of the in -
terior department regard the prices of
fered for the Leech Lake timber last Sat
urday as a decided indication of the suc
cess of the Morris law and a vindication
of the position taken by the department Holds
and general land office in their refusal to Chauncey Dewey and his two cow-
modify rule 8 of the regulations. .. I boys, W . J . McBride and Clyde Wil-
Acting Commissioner Pimple was plain-' son , charged wi
pres s dis
d "
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S -ii
closed there were 6,839 with,!
assets f varioust amounts, in 46 4 of which Discuss Trade Conditions and Decide to
patches from Cass Lake but re - Cheyenne county at St. Francis. Pub-
o commenttimber, .on them further than ii c onion still so st ngcourta agint
logay . "Results speak for themselves." ' the Dewevs that it probably will be
A c Towner
oefTtherlarw i ?
a .
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l.,9, Ne w York l,o46 Illinois. 1.439 Mas- ,
sachusetts 1.238- Mmne '03. and Ohio,
6S. In. each state except Alabama there
^tZr^a^m P^iouryeS f
a byears ^
ect, of. rule 8. While this office has - B^weys aed the errys we cat
t o d wit h e
5500 , while in 4,824 -" curtail" Production.
cases there were no. assets. The largo _. , . ... -, _ - ' -
number of cases where there were no as- ' Charlotte. N. C , Dec. 8.Cotton mill
sets is an indication that the advantage representatives from almost every cotton
of the voluntary feature of the law as a growins g section of the United States met
result is taken only where the debtor ^
"'7 * lias become almost hopelessly insolvent
m TL. J. PI. .i . . . . .^ . . this meeting in an endeavor to meet the complimentary dinner t o
Story That She DW So la Authoritatively
Windisch Graetz shot Louise Ziegler, a present prevalent conditions, the curtail- zer. Williams McClellan, Ryan and Sulli- the -land Codys rough..^^'
young czech actress, whom she found With ment of the manufactured goods. Promi- van. Mr. Sulzer paid a warm tribute to lege. The route irom *
ner husband in the latter's villa at Prague, uent cotton men from the south are re- Mr. McCellan and spoke of the recent the park is thru ^etyjksof ?$
The tale is emphatically declared to be a I ported also to favor decreasing-the pro- l democratic victory in Greater New York i scenery. Along this route .will be es.ab-
i and its significance in the coming work of i lished four or five hotels.
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Minnesota Football Authorities Said
to Be Dickering With "Lanky
Bob" Fitzsimons.
The Australian Has Offered to Accept
the Position for $3,000
a Year.
Is One of the Best Men in the Country
to Condition Athletic
deh '
t Possiblw e
ab" o
U *f "o
B informati on was iv en out uring M r
Copyright, Elliott & Fay, London.
g er . f l ilIness
. H e was born in
1 g 2 Q #
The newspapers all publish long a p
preciations and anecdotes of Mr .
Spencer whom they. describe as the
"last of the great thinke rs of the Vic
torian age. "
Spencer's Work.
Herbert Spencer was one of the best
known writers of philosophical, so
ciological and ethical subjects , of the
age, his principal publications having
been "A System of Synthetic Philos-
ophy," "First Principles," "Principles
of Biology," "Principles of Psychol-
ogy," Principles o f Sociology,"
"Principles of Ethics," "Th e Study of
Sociology," "Education ," "Essays,"
"Social Statics," "Th e Man vs. the
State," "Reasons for Dissenting from
the Philosophy of M. Comte" and
"Various Fragments," his writings on
the higher education al lines dating
back as far as 1851 .
H e was born in Derby, England,
April 27, 1820 , and received his edu
cation partly tit home under' the
tutelage of his father, "William George
Spencer! a schoolmaster and private
teacher, and.partly from an uncle.Rev.
Thomas Spencer, M . A. , at Hinton
Charterhouse, near Bath. 'Herbert
Spencer declined all academical dis
tinctions and when they were con
ferred without his asse nt always
ignored them.
, H e began his career as a civil engi
ne er in 1837 and continued in this
avocation until 1846 became sub
editor of a newspape r, the Economist,
in 1848 and continued in that capacity
until 1853, and for many years was a
contributor to the quarterly reviews.
Much of his time from 186 0 to 189 6
was occupied in elaborati ng his "Syn
thetic Philosophy."
cotton growers of the south will confer in gates in the house from New York gave a
( situatlo n wit n som e Denied.
Jfew York Sun Special Service
Vienna. Dec. 8.An official denial is is
vieunu . uw. o.
sEE^jr^a.t*a^rjA!^-:!! gates it was" learned"that "the "represema-' Jn the house, was a of honor. Rep- i surrounding the town of Cody, west of
An omcia i aenia i is is - tives Of the New England states* manufac- resentative Frank E
sued of the story that PteT EHzabeth turers would favor as a solution for the brief speeches were made by Messrs Su- ^
Bob Fitzsimmons for trainer of the
university football tea m.
That is the proposition of the Min
nesota athletic authorities, according
to the rumor which has been circu
lating this morning.
The informati on comes direct from
a member of the football squad, who
asserts that "Lanky Bob" has boen
Panama Has Done His Part. Let Congress Do Its Part, and Uncle Sam Will Cook the MealPresident's Mes-
sage Revised.
in correspondence with the gopher
management for several days. Accord
ing to this informant, "Red Robert"
has offered to undertake the task of
conditioning the gopher athletes for
$3,000 a year.
While positive confirmation of this
story cannot be obtained at present,
the fact thtt hc e inneso tma author
h f
av ^
to-dapyi befories
, acting commissionenothf r o impossiblcel tiom secure aB n unbiaseedr jury.-
IndIa n affairs said :
o^n 1,
mil ' 4. - *. - iu. i ,number. . x dition of theg lumbewrh mai'ket is considered The Berrys lived on a farm next to
h L ^e ? i 4Win
. Th e lce s
entI y ar e ver y ood e th
n largest
appar- he men acknowledge the murder but
an d m vle w J^ self-defense.e of what wasn saide as o the ef- thu e DeweysT in Chyenne county. The
law of th
, furthe r tleSw thatnn to see that th Indiane s 5?y! wer trying to drive ths-
ge t their money, it
tSSves. he Berrys iist
s always
T^^to'tln^ W^erTanlg ^ * gratifyin^
tiers out of he county. The Deweys
session of a water tank %hich they
had purchased at a sheriff's sale. A
battle ensued in which three of the
Berrys were killed and another was
seriously wounded.
Militia was necessary during the
prelimina ry trial of the Deweys t o pro
tect them from the settlers.
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means for remedying the serious if not-'
threatening condition of the cotton mills'! _,
situation in the United States.
n J
e I
r ee
& oTth e err family, " is for
districrto osf
B anauet to Mayor-Elect G. B. McClellan
1 Washingtonof , Dec . S-Democratic dele-
remedy, | George B.
-^.i.r.-.-j.k'",',. .i r^r'c i"trr^
Unknown Woman Killed by Railroad
Train Had $1,800 on Her
The Money Was in Bags Hung* About
Her Neck and Under Her
Mow York Sun Special Service.
Mount Vernon, N , Y., Dec. 8,An
unknown woman, undoubtedly a
miser, who had $1,8) in gold and
ba nk notes conceal ed in bags hung
about her neck and under her skirts,
was struck and killed instantly last
night by the Pittsfield expre ss at the
Mount Vernon station of the New
Yo rk & Harlem railroad The wom
an, in her eagerne ss to, get a seat on
the car for MountVernon and New
Rochelle, rushed pa$t the - gateman
and was in the middle of the tracks
when the express came rushing along
at a speed of fifty miles an hour. The
locomotive threw her about twenty
Policeman Ember and the station
Jiands carried the body to the bag
gage-room, where it was found that
the woman's back was broken and her
skull crushed. Coroner Wiesen
danger was notified and ordered the
bo dy removed to the morgue. H e aft?
erwards to ok the money to the police
station, and counted it, where it was
found that it amounted to $1,852.49.
The bags contained the following:
Gold pieces amounting to $147 8 1 $1 0
bills, 6 $20's, 15 1 $5 bills and 20 $ 1
and $2 bills. There were a dozen
greenbacks issued in 1851 and
ba ^ f ^
lk eM -S!,?SdmSnf *i-
Q by^n
ti J n
JSf^a i?
two,,g^ne^s^beUe^abl^to^uf men t
f a
hi o h aa s been h ifighting,n s ow
Fl t w m alg o b DOXin n t or at the universitye duringgit he col -
le ge yea r.
New York Sun Special Service.
Topek a, Kan., Dec. 8.The trial of
St. Petersburg, Dec . 8.The Rus
sian troops have defeated a band of
chun chuses, Chinese robbers, on the
Liau river, Manchuria, killing 200 of
the mand wounding a similar number.
After the conflict reported Nov. 28
between a aforce of Russian soldiders
and a bo dy of chun chuses at Tachi
chao, in which five Russians were
killed and nine were severely wound
ed, the Russians pursued the fleeing
tribesmen and finally hemmed them, in
at the Liao river. The great loss of
the robbers is atributed in a Port
Arthur dispatch to a panic among the
chun chuses.
tSetT *"* *"* "n9s
Company Organized to Accommodate Vis
itors to the Yellowstone.
New York Sun Special Service.
Chicago, Dec. 8."Buffalo BUI" of Cody,
Wyo. Dr. D . Frank Powell of St. Paul,
Minn. Colonel John Bell of Newark, N. J.
M - ^ \/-u
Manufacturers of Ne w England and the
I Ne w YOPK.
H * Decker*and "Lewis Baker yesterday Ha y is ill at home and was unable to go
organized a corporation capitalized at to the department yesterday. Mrs. Hay,dealers.
$5,000 000 called the "Wonderland De-, who has been visiting her daughter. Mrs.
Mayor-elect prelopment company,^' forth e development" Payne Whitney of New York, has returned
of the interests and lands controlled by home
r Wilson presided, and - Yellowstone park.
fe^^M" ^.fff^fp^
Secret Service Men Expected to Make
Many Arrests Within a
Few Days..
They Are Said to Enow the Secrets
of the Organization in -
Detectives Have Joined the Society
in New York, Philadelphia
and New Orleans.
New York Sun Special Service.
Philadelphia, Dec . 8.Simultaneous
raids upon Mafia gangs in this city,
New York and in New Orleans are
planned by the United States secret
service. For months the agents have
been working to unearth the head
quarters of the society. They now
have a complete list of the leaders of
the murderous organization in this
country and enough eviden ce to se
cure their imprisonment in many
cases and capital punishment in others.
The three main headquarte rs of the
Mafia are declared to be in New York,
New Orleans and Philadelphia. New
York is the head center, and the re all
the murders are planned and the or -
ders for their execution issued. Or -
ders for the secret service movement
were received direct from Washington.
Chief Wilkle has been receivi ng re
ports from his men, scattered about
the Italian colonies, but centered in
New York, New Orleans and this city,
for some months. The failure of local
police departments to cope with the
society and the certainty that it is fast
becoming a national menace, prompted
the government activity.
Members of the service have taken
the oath of the organization and have
learned its innermost secrets. The
same methods which brought about
the disintegration of the Molly Ma
guires, the murderous mine secret so
ciety in this state, have been pursued
against the Italians. Al l the threads
are in hand and the mine can be
sprung at any moment.
When the trap is to be sprung is of
a secret. The operatives are
ount o silence. I t can be authori
tatively stated despite this,.that whole
sale arrests will be made in the three
cities named and simultaneously.
The money was bad ly soiled and
had the appearance of having been
hoarded for a lifetime. . From a coal
bill found on the body, Coroner Wies
endanger believes that the woman is
Mrs. S.M.McCo rd of Rockdale avenu e,
New Rochelle. Mrs . McCord is an.
elderly woman and owns several tene
ment-houses in New Rochelle.
Two Hundred Chinamen, Said to Bebcoursde
Robbers, Slaughtered Like Sheep
in Manchuria. s
h t
British Second Class Cruiser. Hermes
Is on Fire at Keyham
Keyham, England, Dec. 8.The
British second-class cruiser Hermes is
on fire in the .dockyard here. Al l the
available fire apparatus is being used
in fighting the flames. The shellroom,
which is in close proximity to the fire,
which started in a storeroom, has been
Unable to Go OutAustrian Ambassador
Also Afflicted.
New York Sun Special Service. - J
_ _ _ Washington, Dec. 8.Secretary of State
daughter, Mlla, are both confined to . the
house with throat affections
a , ....
h ^^"^Uf
Annapolis, Md Hugh C. Fry of North Caro
lina^who was dismissed from the fourth class of
midshipmen last summer for insubordination and - _ _ i*_i_.t_ um..
an assault upon a colored waiter by breaking
a glass over his head whU at dinner, OO* Uy U fireman, f*"*^**!?
has been reappoint** ' J wires sad was electrocuted.
Diplomatic Relations Have Been * Suspended )
-Outrage by Police Officers Followed
by Mob Attack on Consulate.
Release of Unjustly Imprisoned Naturalized American Citizen Demanded
Consul Davis Was Escorting Him to a Departing SteamerPolice
Assaulted the Consul and Rearrested the CitizenHe Had Money in
His Pockets and the Police Wanted It State Department Has Or*
dered an Investigation.
Constantinople, Dec. -8.The United
States flag over the consulate at
Alexandretta, Asiatic Turkey, has
been haiJled down and Consul Davis
has left his po st for Beirut in conse
quence of a serious- diplomatic inci
dent during which Mr . Davis was in
sulted and assaulted by the local po
The affair grew out of the arrest of
an ArmenianChunnes Attarian, a
naturalized American citizen.
Attari an had been in prison at
Aleppo during the last two months and
had just been liberated thru the in
tervention of the American consular
agent, on condition of his leaving the
country forthwith. Mr. Davis was
accompanying Attarian on board a
departi ng steamer when the police in -
tercepted the party, assaulted and in
sulted Mr. Davis, and , despite the re
sistance of the consul and his attend
ant guards, re-arrested Attari an and
took him back to prison.
Consul Lowered Mag.
Mr. Davis immediately lowered the
flag over the consulate and formal ly
broke off relations with the "Turkish
authorities by quitting Alexandretta,
leaving the consulate in charge of the
vice consul. A mob of Moslems seized
on the occasion to make a hostile dem
onstration against the consulate and
against Christians generally.
The local authorities assert that Mr.
Davis struck the police with a ca ne
and that, after the rearrest of Atta
rian, the consular cavasses (military
couriers) attempted to rescue him,
and that in the fracas which ensued
the cavasses broke the windows of the
Turks Dislike Naturalization.
The Turkish authorities further
claim that Attarian, who is a native
of Diarbekir, Asiatic Turkey,'has been
traveling about the country with a n
illegal passport. They also point out
that the question of Armenians nat
uralized in America returni ng to Tur
key has always been a source of
trouble, since the porte invariably re
fuses to recognize naturalization.
When Attarian was arrested $2,500
wa.s found.in his -pockets. This, it is ito-day it* inaniye }f the Turkish of**-
believed, may have contributed to hisJeials -regarding^the matter.
*- i . H I i i i i i i 11 ii yn, . ,i \ . ii M jiij.iin in
Tho line of the Railroad I s Patrolled
by Detectives, Attempts to Hold U p
Night Telegraph Operators Continue
Last Night an Attack Was Made
on Queens Run Tower, the Opera-
tor, However, Driving Off the Des-
perado and Probably Wounding
New York Sun Speoial Service.
Philadelphia, Dec. 8.The twelfth
of the startling holdups which have
occurred in this part of the state since
the murder of William Clendennen in
his lonely tower at Browns, transpired
at Queens Run tower, near Farrands
ville, last night. A despera do de
manded admittance, and upon being
refused tried to bre ak down the door.
Night Operator B . H . McCloskey
opened fire thru the door and drove
the man off. I t is believed that he was
hit by one or more'of the bullets.
The attack occurred about 1 1
o'clock. The tower is a sp ot little fre
quented. Operator McCloskey was
arous ed by some one trying to gain
admittance. When h e demanded to
know who was there he received no
answer, but the man threw himse lf
against the door. The operator warned
him and turned to. Bhoot. A t that in
stant a whistle sounded, and as a
train drew around the bend the des
perado made off to the side of the
The train was scarcely out of sight
when the visitor returned and again
demanded admittanc e. "Le t me in or
I willfixy ou," h e called. The door
groaned under the weight of a blow,
and McCloskey fired. There was a
howl of rage and pain and the man
jumped away. While h e was going hto"nor mul^mp^ersVace71v r^,.. . Hal e
down the stairs McCloskey fired three
times and he made off in the darkness,
limping as tho some of the /bullets
had hit .
The operator at on ce reported the
affair to Williams and a score of de
tectives were hurried to the scene.
Mgr. O'Connell's Cab Collides with a Carmanly
- Priest Is Unhurt. .
Now York Sun Special Service.
Washington, Dec. 8.Monsignor O'Con-
neU rector of the Catholic university, more to support and sustain republican
narrowly escaped death yesterday evening. ! measures and republican candidates.
An electric car struck a cab in which he The ability of Wllliain P . Frye is of / }-
was seated, demolishing the vehicle, hurl- I the very highest order. Intellectually he is
ing the horse backward to the bottom of the peer of any man in the senate. A s tha
an open sewer thirty feet deep and leaving candidate of the party for the president -w.
the priest unharmed on the brink of the not a republican vote would be lost to the *---
excavation. The accident occurred a few party there would be nothing to put the
hundred yards from the entrance gates of
the university
New YorkAbraham Thaler and Morris Opar
have been arrested in Pittsburg, with jewels
valued at $10,000 in their possession, on com
plains filed by two wholesale Jewelers from whom
ther had obtained the valuables on a "memo
randum" plan in vogne among traveling diamond
North Platte, Neb.Hnuters on the river
found the dead body of a well-dressed stranger
hanging to a tree. Papers showed him to betalnties?
Robert Hanson of Union Grove, Wis.- i
Ottawa, Ont.Father Pulham, the priest who
was Injured at the Ottawa fire on Wednesday
was Injured at the Ottawa university fire, on
Wednesday last, died to-day.
arrest, the Turks suspecting him of
being a revolutionist.
The matter is engaging the energetio
attention of the United States legation
here. Minister Leishman has made
urgent representations to the porta
and is now awaiting a fuller report
before taking further steps.
The outrage, it is anticipated her e,
will lead.to. stro ng acti on on.the part
of the United States to obtain, full
reparation, especially as full satisfac
tion for the Beirut affair has.no
been given.
Turki sh subject to expatriate himself,'
and the most that our ministers a.nJ
consuls have been able to do in such
cases is to secure the release of the
naturalized Arminian or Turk upon
promise to quit Turkey.
The Cincinnati Commercial Tribune
Questions the Expediency of Nom
inating Mr. Roosevelt.
Suggests That Either of the Senators
From Maine Would Make Good
New York Sun Special Service.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 8.The Com*
mercial Tribune, Saturday, in a lead
ing editorial, questioned the advisabili
ty of the republican party's nominating
Roosevelt unle ss it can be shown that i
he can certainly carr$ New York, a |
fact which at present, the Commercial i
Tribune says, it doubts. To-day the !
same pap er sa ys in part: ]
Why takes chances when certalntie* i
abound? The republican party 1B not de -
ficient in strong and popular leaders men, -
of brains and convictions with power to
maintain their positions grmly, eloquently
and logically men of calmness and self
control men of quiet and repose, yet most
resolute in their devotion to duty and to
right zealous men, energetic men, yet
courteous and considerate at all times and"
under every circumstance men of dignity
that command respect and of untarnished
honor that compel admiration. Such a
man is Eugene Hale of Maine, whose life
long devotion to the service of his coun
try and steady adhesion to the republican'
tenets of faith have endeared him to re -
publican voters thruout the union.
Hale of Maine.
' ^Z "T
Mr. Hale's nomination for president of '
the United States would satisfy every sec
tion of the country, unify the entire party
and insure victory to the ticket in 1904,
Old line republicans would be delighted,
and the men who learned stern republican
ism from the lamented .Zachariah Chand
ler would rally for Mr. Hale as one man
knowing tha no man's frown would daunt
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would carry New York with a whirl.
Frye, His Colleague.
The colleague of Mr. Hale, the gentle
man who succeeded to James J. Blaine's
seat in the senate when President Garfield
called Mr. Blaine to be secretary of state,
William P. Frye, is admirably equipped
for the presidency and would be acceptable
to every working republican in the coun
try. A s strenuous as any man who ever
existed, yet modest, considerate, gentle
and courteous a fine "lawyer and ex -
perienced statesman, Mr. Frye has the re
spect and esteem of all who know him .
irrespective of party and no man has d^ne
party on-.the defensive ' capital and labor ss.1
would unite in the jupport of William- P . ^
Frye, and his nomination.would mean his . /
election and the continuance of republican \,~
supremacy. "
Piatt's OdelFs and Roosevelt's friends In -.:-
N ew York would vote for Frye. With V *
Frye as the candidate the republican party ?Tsl /'.
takes no chances on New York or upon
the country. &i$
Why take ehances when we have cer - - * ^
But if the party says Roosevelt,
so say we all of us. fas4b&i&
New YorkSalt has been Instituted to set
aside the will of the late banker, Francis Asbory
Palmer, who bequeaths his entire - residuary
estate, amounting to between $800,000 and $900,.
000, to the "Etancte Atnnr i^nlmer fusa." in-!
corporate^ *r 'titr i
turns *ap*ctily H '
for the miatotry.
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Warships at Beirut."
The navy department has so fa*
taken no steps toward sending any
warships to Alexandretta, tho th#
state department officials informed
the navy department of what had
happened at that place. The San
Francisco and the Brooklyn area t
Beirut, which is distant several miles
from Alexandretta.
The state department does not an
ticipate any serious difficulty as a re
sult of this incident, for it does not
doubt that the Turkish government
will make proper amends for any irite
conduct of its officials at Alexandret
ta. The .state department has had
endless trouble with naturalized Ar
menians who Insist on returni ng t o
Turkey, notwithstanding the fact that
the Turkish government has steadfast
ly refused to recognize the right of a
Department Acts.
Washington, Dec. .8.rThe state de
partment has received a brief cable*
gram from Consul Davis at Alex
andretta, Asiatic Turkey, saying that
he had had trouble with the local
police at Alexandretta and had left fou
Beirut in consequence. The state de
partment promptly cabled Minister
Leishman at Constantinople to insti
tute a thoro investigation of the whole
affair* I t is expected that Minister
Leishman wiS call at the foreign office
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