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rrn PIKKNIX, AKIZQyAFKI DAY MORNING, AUGUST 28, 1896., r ; : VOL. VII. NO. 87. SEVENTH . YEAR. LETT2R OP ACGEPTANGB McKinley Covers the En tire Field. ft" ' And Even Sweeps Around the Corners. Deals Out Death and Destruction to 53-Cent Dollars Insists Upon Present Gold Standard. CANTON, Aug. 27. Major McKin ley's letter of acceptance of the nomi nation for president of the Republican party is as follows) "Hon. John M. Thurston and Other Members of he Notification Com mittee of the Republican National Convention! "Gentlemen: In pursuance of the promise made toVour committee when notified of my nomination as the Re publican candidate for -president, I beg to submit this formal acceptance of that Ugh. honor and to consider in de tail tine questions at issue in the pend ing campaign. "'For tine first time since 1868, if ever 'before, there is presented to the Ameri can people this year a clear and direct issue as to our monetary system, of vast importance in its effects and upon the night settlement of which rests largely the .financial honor and pros perity of our country. It is proposed 'by one wing of tlhe Democratic party and its allies, the People's Party and silver parties, to inaugurate the free and unlimited coinage of silver by in dependent action on ithe part of the United dates at the ratio of sixteen ounces of silver to one ounce of gold. "The mere declaration of this pur pose ds a menace to our financial and industrial interests, and has already created 'universal alarm. It involves' great peril to tlhe credit and business of tlhe country, a peril so grave that conservative men everywhere are breaking away from .their old party associations and limiting with other pa triotic citizens in emphatic protest against the platform of the Democratic National convention as an assault up on the faith and honor of the govern ment and tine welfare of the people. We have had few questions in the lifetime of the republic more serious than the one which is rtlhus presented. "Free silver would not mean that silver dollars were to be freely had without the cost of labor. It would mean the free use of the mints of the United States for a few who are en gaged in other enterprises. It would not make labor easier, nor hours of labor shorter, or pay 'better. The meaning of the coinage plank adopted at Chicago is that any one may take a quantity of silver ibullion now worth 53 cents to the mints of the United States, have it coined at the expense of the government, and receive for it a silver dollar which shall be legal tender for payment of all debts public and. private. The owner of the bullion would get a silver dollar. It belongs to him and nobody else. Other people would get it only by their labor, the products of their labor and something or value. The hulliom owner on the basis of present values would receive a dollar for 63 cents' worth of silver and other people would 'be required to . receive it as a lull dollar in payment or debts. , "The silver dollars now in use were coined on account of the government and not for iprivate account or gain, and the government has solemnly agreed to keep them as good as the best dollars we .have. The govern ment 'bought silver at Its market value and coined it, having the exclusive control of the mint and It only coins what it can hold at a parity with said. The profit representing the difference between the cammeroial value of silver bullion and the face value of a silver . dollar goes to the government for the benefit of the people. The government bought the silver 'bullion contained in the silver dollar at very much less than its coinage value. It paid it out to its creditors and put it in circulation among the people at its face value of 100 cents, or a full dollar. It required people to accept it as legal tender and is thus morally 'bound to (maintain it at a parity with gold, which was then as now tlhe recognized standard with us and the most enlightened nations of the world. "The government having issued and circulated the silver dollar, it must in honor protect the holder from loss. This obligation it has so far sacredly kept. Hot only is there a moral obli gation, hut there is a legal obligation expressed in public statute to maintain the ipanty. "These dollars are not the same as dollars which would be issued under free coinage: iThey would be the same in form, but different in value. The government would have mo part in the transaction except to coin silver bul lion into dollars. It would share in mo part of the profit. It would take upon itself mo obligations. It would not put dollars into circulation. It could only get .them as any citizen would get them, by giving something for them. It would deliver them to those who deposited silver, and its connection with the transaction would there end. Such are the silver dollars y?jh.iJh. would be Issued under freeicoin age ol silver at the ratio of 16 'tori. . "Who would then maintain the par ity? What would keep them ait par with, gold? There would be no obliga tion resting on the government to do it, and if there were, it would be pow erless to do It. The simple truth is, St T'.t'krn.rV Sl6 i to a silver basis ffharCThereiore, would stand upon their real value if free and unlimited coin age of silver at the ratio of sixteen ounces of silver to one ounce of gold, would, as some of its advocates assert, make 63 cents in silver worth 100 cents, and silver dollars equal to gold dollars. "Then we would have mo cheaper money than now, and it would be no easier to get, hut that such would be the result is against reason and is con tradicted by experience, in all times and dm all lands. It means the debase ment of our currency to the amount of the difference between the commercial and coin value of the silver dollar, which is ever changing, and the effect would 'be to property values to entail untold financial loss, destroy confi dence, Impair obligations of existing contracts, further impoverish the la borers and producers of the country, create a panic of unparallelled severity and inflict on. trade and commerce a deadly Iblow. "To any such policy I am unalterably opposed. Until international agree ment is had it is the plain duty of the United States to maintain the gold standard. It Is the recognized and sole standard of the great commercial nations' of the world with which we trade more largely than any other. Eighty-four per cent of our foreign trade , for the fiscal year of 1S95 was with gold standard countries, and our trade with other countries was settled on a gold basis." Major McKinley considers the decla ration of 'tlhe Democratic and People's Party for unlimited, irredeemable pa per money as the most serious menace to our financial standing and credit that could be conceived, and appeals to every patriotic citizen to promptly meet and defeat it. He condemns in the highest desrree reprehensible "all efforts to array class against class. The classes against the masses, section against section, labor against capital, the poor against the rich, or interest against interest" He considers protection as an issue of supreme importance and observes that while "the peril of free silver is a menace to Ibe feared, we are alreadv experiencing the effect of partial free trada" The one he would avert, the other correct. He recommends the immediate res toration by congress of the reciprocity sections or tne tariff law of 1890. with such amendments, if any, as time and experience sanction as wise and prop er, -me underlying principle of this legislation, he declares, should 'be strictly observed. This, he explains. is to afford new markets for our sur plus agricultural and manufactured products, without loss to the American laborer of a single day's work, that he ffiigat otmerwise procure. He discusses foreign Immigration oraeay, 'but forcibly, and commends legislation that will prevent the com ing here of all who make war on our Institutions or profit hy public dis quiet and turmoil. He favors liberal pensions for the soldiers and sailors. . . NO RAiRTING THERE.. The Girls at Narragansett Pier Object to Male .Exclusion. NARRAGANKETT PIER. Aue. 27.- The separate bathing proposition- that is, to keep the sexes apart while in the water, on moral grounds alone is not meeting with any favor here, as one arter another of toe belles, when interviewed today, declared themselves as wholly opposed to anv change of custom and dividing line as between the sexes. They had, they de clared, when under the care of parent, orotner, imisband or sweetheart, been perfectly safe from intrusion from the overtures1 of those who might prove objectionable There was an added reeling of safety when venturing swim to the rafts and greater security wnen diving in deep water when strong, cool-headed man was nearbv. No scandals had resulted from the Intermingling of the sexes. At every bath house the ladies were properly protected and improper conduct had not heea complained of to any of the bathing masters. Bathing alone would in. the minds of the ladies interviewed, uw use aaiocner Aaamiess .Eden, an uncalled for edict, a senseless, irra tional decree, worthy only of the boss of a home for aged and infirm old maids. THISTLE CAUSED DEATH. Mrs. Charles Kandt, Near Hope, Died From a Slight wound. HOPE, Kan., Aug. 27. About ten days ago Mrs. Chas. Kendt, living in Lyons Creek township, was in the yard barefooted and stepped on a this tle, one of the thorns entering the sec ond toe on the left foot An effort was made to remove the 'thistle and from some cause, whether from the picking of the wound or the presence of the thistle dn the flesh. blood poisoning resulted and despite tne best efforts of her physicians spread rapidly and resulted in her death yesterday. British Warships atZan-zibar. Sultan's Palace Fired Upon and Burned. The Usurper Ignored the Ultimatum of the British The Fire Returned. '' ZANZIBAR, Aug. 27. The palace of 'the sultan of Zanzibar was bombarded i(Ms morning and at noon' was a mass of blazing ruins. The usurping chief tan, Said Khalid, and the commander of his forces, Said Sales, escaped to the German consulate, where they will re main under the .protection of the German flag, as cabled exclusively to the Associated Press, Rear Admiral Henry Rawson, C. !B., who is In com mand of the British Cape, of Good Hope and West Coast Africa stations, and the British consul general, Mr. A. H. Harding, af ter holding a conference yesterday, communicated by cable to the government of Great Britain that Said Khalid, who had seized' the pal ace and proclaimed 'himself the sultan on the death, apparently iby poison, of Sultan Hamid Bin Twain Bin Said, has .been strongly rein fared and posi tively refused to surrender. . .- . Said Khalid had with lnm about 2,500 well armed and well disciplined men, including 900 Askiras, trained under British officers, plenty of am munition, field- guns and other pieces of artillery, which were trained on the British warships, Flagship St, George, third class cruiser Philomel, third class cruiser (Racoon, first class gun boats Sparrow and Thrush, j ' Later in the day cable instructions were .received from London and the ultimatum was sent to Said Khalid, ordering him to haul down his flag and surrender with his forces not later than 9 o'clock this morning. At the same time the British residents of Zanzibar were notified to 'be on board of Admiral Rawson's ships by 8 o'clock. During the past night the disturbances among the natives in the outskirts were promptly suppressed by 350 Brit ish marine and sailors, who wer? landed to protect property and guard the consulate of Great Britain. It is understood that Said Khalid received further reinforcements from the slave dealers who flocked to 'his support, as the formal hoisting of the British flag over Zanzibar would mean the libera tion of about 250.000 slaves and be a death blow to slavery in this part of east Africa. By 8 a. m. today over a hundred British subjects and some other for eigners had embarked on the warships, the Italians going on board of the Italian gunboat Volturno and the Ger mans seeking 'safety at the German consulate. A naval officer was sent to the palace square with another mes sage for Said Khalid, asking him if he was prepared to surrender and again notifying him that the palace would be Shelled by 9 o'clock promptly if he failed to haul down his flag. Said re plied that he would die sooner than surrender. His answer was conveyed to Admiral Rawson. At 9 o'clock the flagship signalled the Racoon, Thrush and Sparrow and they commenced firing. 1A moment later a eruiser and two gunboats opened fire with their heaviest guns. Ten minutes later they had sent storm shell and shot Into the .palace, .tearing great gaps dn it, causing death and confusion among Its defenders. A few minutes later itihe palace was tumbling dn ruins and large rents .had been made in the barricade of the Said's followers, who answered .the Are of the warships with persistency and gallantry, and did not stop firing until in response to the flagship s sig nal of "cease firing. Then the guns on the warshaps stopped 'showering shot and shell on the shore. The losses of the 'besieged are not known but must have been heavy, especially among the defenders of the palace proper. During the ibomhardment the sul tan's armed steamer Glasgow opened fire on the British warships. A few well aimed shells from the heavy guns of the Racoon, and a shot or two from the four inch guns of the Sparrow, which crashed through and through her, silenced her fire in short order. Ultimately she sank at her moorings. Soon after that the palace aught fire and the walls and roof were sent fly ing here and there by the exploding shells. Said Khalid and Said Sales commander of the usurping sultan'! army, escaped with some of their fol lowers through the hack part of the palace and humed to the German con sulate, where .protection was accorded them. v BOTTOM FALLS OUT A Russell County Man Can't Find the Water in His well. RUSSELL, Kan., Aug. 27. The bot tom has dropped out of the well of J. T. (Hastings on whose land the zinc mine was recently discovered Mr. Hastings had difficulty in pump- ing water from his well, and in an at- tempt to locate the cause of the diffi onlty, he took the pipe out, which meas ured: 175 feet, disjointed and over-: hauled it When he was putting the first 100 feet of the pipe, which meas- ured three inches In diameter, back' into the well it slipped from his grasp and went down. Thinking that itj couldn't go any further than the bot- j torn, wmcn was supposed no oe aDoui. 200 feet, Mr. Hastings attached a grap-. pling hook to 100 feet of rope and be- gan grappling. He failed to reach the i pipe and increased the length of the; rope. Mr. Hastings then lengthened the rope to 300 feet and grappled some j more, but still he was unable to touch the water has also disappeared. , AIRES SIURROUNDED. Nogalee Bank Robbers Almost Run to Earth iby Troopers. NOGALES, Ariz., Aug. 27. (Special Dispatch to The Republican.) News was received here this afternoon from Silver dty that the gang of despera does that robbed the hank and the Separ stage and who are responsible for the killing of Line Rider Robson ia Skeleton canyon, are now surround ed them by a posse under -United States Marshal Hall of New Mexico and two companies of troops from Forts Bayard and Grant. There are nine in the party of robbers and among their number are the three that ambushed Sheriff 'Leatherwood's posse. A. later dispatch says that the rob bers replied to a request to surrender by a volley of shots which was re turned hy the troopers. The despe radoes are being hard pressed and a running fire is kept up. They will either he captured or killed tonight as escape Is cut off. The rob bers have separated and will make an attempt to escape in the darkness. One of the robber's horses was reported shot under him, but the rider escaped. MINISTER WILLIS. The Plenipotentiary .Resumes .the Du ties of His Office. HONOLULU, Aug. 20 (Via San Francisco, Aug. 27, per steamer Ala meda to San Francisco.) Minister Wil lis has resumed the udties of his of fice. It ds rumored his recent visit to Washington was for a conference with President Cleveland on annexation policy. It is said President Cleveland empowered Willis to enter into nego tiations for either annexation, or a monarchial form of governmen with Kalulani on the throne, or an American protectorate, the choice of either form of government to be left to the people to settle hy vote.. Willis refuses to disclose President Cleveland's inten tions till the return of President Dole, who is now absent on the. .island of Muauii. CONGRATULATIONS. Pouring in on McKinley on His Letter of Acceptance. CANTON, Aug. 27. Major McKinley today received the following tele graphic greetings from the Republican state convention at Tacoma, Wash.: "Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 27, 1896. 'Hon. Wm. McKinley, Canton:' The Republicans of the state of Washing ton in state convention assemhled have rekindled the fires of 1861-65 on the mountains and in the forest of the Evergreen state. The tide of protec tion is at its flood and on the 3d of November next the Republican party like Moses of old, will march 'between the sea of Populism on one side, and of Democracy on the other, straight to the promised land of honest money. protection and prosperity. "ALBERT S. COLE, 'Chairman." Major McKinley is substantially bur ied in the avalanche of telegrams con gratulating him on his letter of ac ceptance. iPEAlK OF MARBLE. ' Sir Martin Conway Returns From Spitsbergen iReporting Discoveries. TROMSOE, Norway, Aug. 27. Messrs. Trevor, Battaye and Graywood the last two 'being members of the Arctic expedition headed by Sir Martin Conway, have returned in a little steam launch. It ds annouced that the results to ge ology and geography will be very val uable. Sir Martin Conway's expedi tion was the first to cross the Spits bergen from east to west. In the cen tral portion of the island was found a vast system of glaciers and a magnifi cent ice plateau. Sir Martin Conway's expedition also made a complete exploration of the Horn sound Tynd, a mountain in the southern part of Spitzbergen, nearly 5,000 feet high. They report that it is a peak composed almost entirely of marble. Don't suffer. Get a bottle of our prickly heat killer. Price, 25 cents. The Phoenix Drug Co., 15 W. Wash- - 1 ington. Then He Got a Whipping, Horse- paarjn, Tom Taueht seeping om i augni Lesson. a Severe v,,., rf that ney Could Fight as Well as They Could Swim. NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., Aug. 27, Five young women were caught da a rather embarrassing position near Old Bridge yesterday afternoon. They proved equal to the occasion, and the, man who embarrassed them wishes he had-nt The" young women were Marthy Robbins, Agnes Thayer and Sadie Hackett, daughters of farmers living in the vicinity, and Madge and Jennie Hackett, two sisters, who live in New York and are stopping with relatives dn the country for the summer. The five went swimimiing in Manalapan creek near Old Bridge yesterday after noon. The city girls had 'bathing suits) hut the farmers' daughters had none. They were having a good time in the water when they heard a noise in a clump of bushes beside which they had disrobed, and, investigating, found Samuel Endlong, a young farm hand employed hy Farmer Hickman, watch ing them. The three farmers' daugh ters retreated to the water, and all five joined dn .begging the man to go away. Instead he came from his place of con cealment and began to taunt them. The Hackett girls planned retribu tion and carried It into effect They executed a flank movement, and while Budlong was chaffing the girls dn the water the Hackett sisters sprang upon ham irom the rear. There was a strug gle, but the three girls in the water saw the plan and rushed out to aid the sisters. The five girls soon had the young fellow in the water, and from their accounts of what' happened he must have wished he had never been any- where within a hundred miles of Old Bridge. The girls say they pounded their victim, all ifive at once. They soused him under water until he strangled, and when he caught his breath they sent him below again to take a few more mouthfuls of water. Budlong ibegged for mercy, and when the girls thought they had him about exhausted, they allowed him to go. When he reached the 'bank he took to his heels. The girls dressed, hurried home and told what had happened. Word was sent ait once to Farmer Hickman. He went to Budlong's room and found the young man finishing a change of attire. His water-soaked garments lay on tlhe .floor. His face was scratched and his eyes were red where the girls had struck him. Hick man told Budlong to pack up his effects and get out Then the farmer went down stairs and procured a whip. When Budlong startea to leave the house his late employer was "Waiting for him. The whip caught Budlong across the back and he started to run. So did the farmer. For a hundred yards it was close .race. The farmer kept right be hind the young man, and at every few steps the whip was brought down on some part of Budlong's person. Mt. Hickman's wind gave out after a while, and he had to desist, but the last he saw of -Budlong he was disappearing in the distance, still on the run. THE COMMANDER. Rear Admiral Meade Pushed for Grand Army Honors. CHICAGO, Aug. 27. A special from Washington says: Rear Admiral R. W. Meade, U. S. N., retired, will be a candidate for commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic at the St. Paul encampment In September. He is a niemiber of Lafayette post of New York and will be supported by Boat post and several other posts m the east Admiral Meade has a record of forty-five years' service in the navy of the United States and his comrades of Lafayette post urge it as a strong rea son why he should ibe elected com- mander-.inchief. Another reason urged hy Lafayette post is that al though it has on its roll of member ship the names of more prominent men than any other similar organization, it has never before sought office for one of its members. TO SING HERE. The Stockwell Orphanage Choir d London Will Visit Us. LONDON, Aug. 27. The Stockwell Orphanage, conducted by the Taber nacle founded by the late Dr. Spurgeon, last night held a meeting and arranged for an AmoricEn tour of the members of the choir. Rev. Dr. Lorimer of Boston spots and -promised that the choir would be accorded a hearty reception in Amer ica. Rev. Dr. Eaton of Toronto spoke and made Biniilar promises for the peo ple of Canada. . : I '