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A MIGHTY DAY.
Blaine Addresses a Vast Audience Irish-Americans at New York. of British Endorsement of Cleveland Through Minister West One of the Maine Man's Themes. Grover's .'Retaliatory Message a Ruse, Ac cording to the Minister's Letter. Bayard's Apologies for West and How it Makes Him Appear to the Amer ican People. A Scorching Arraignment of the Cleve land Administration. AT .MADISON GARDEN. Ma»» Meeting of Irish-Amcricans>> Blaine's Speech. New York, October 25. —The Irishmen turned out in full force to-night to attend a mass meeting of Irish protectionists at Madison Square Garden. The immense building was crowded to overflowing half an hour before the meeting was called to order, and the iidjacent streets were thronged with people trying to get a glimpse of James G. Maine, the attraction of the night. Seven thousand persons were in the building at 8 o'clock, when Judge A. L. Morrison, of Arizona, arose on behalf of Chairman Patrick Ford and delivered an address, in which the follow ing passages occurred : "We are here to-u'ght, not as Irishmen to i-onsult lor the interests of Ireland, but a.- Americans to discuss American allais, with American ends in view. We are a foreign element, as a loose phraseology might imply. We refuse to so regard ourselves. This land is our home and in the present national con test we pee only the Republic and are concerned only for her welfare. For us party lines are obliterated. We know only Americans and anti-Americans. Men who light under the llag of British free trade, no matter of what race he may be, whether he knows it or not, is practically one of the English enemy; and on the other hand, the man who lights under the llag of protection to American labor, whether a native or foreigner, in that man we have a comrade, brother and an Arneri cwn." Patrick Egan and David Healy spoke, and Mr. Blaine commenced alter this mes sage from General Harrison had been read: *'I gratefully accept the congratulations of the Irish-American protectionists now assembled nn mass meeting at Madison Square Garden, and in return congratulate them upon the magnificent impulse their intelligence and zeal has given to the cause of protection in this campaign. Benj. Harrison." Mr. Blaine said: Mr. Chairman—I speak to-nigh to men of Irish birth, but not in relation to their connection with the British Empire. I speak lot hem in relation to theircitizeuship to the great American Republic, [applause] and of tbe duties they owe and to the pol icies they should pursue. I'think the strongest lesson lor an Irishman in Amer ica is to be found in his experience in his native land, the fairest and almost richest portion of all Europe,destined to povererty and to suffering, and the to exile of millions of her children because of misgovernment »kstined primarily to utter financial rain because her people were not allowed adopt for her own use and her own advan tage the piinciple of protection, for which all Irishmen should atruggle in America [Chtcrs.J So great is the agricultual worth of Ireland that only forty years ago she shipped a greater amount of produce across the channel to England than the United States exported to all other countries and greater than the Empire of Russia sent to the other countries of Europe, and with all this where is Ireland to-day? She shares the fate of all countries purely agri cultural. She shares that which would in a large degree overtake us if the free trader should have his way and reduce us to an agricultural people. [Applause.] And yet to-night I fear that the majority of the Irish voters of American, or Irish American voters will cast their ballots on the sixth day of November as the present government of England wonld desire them to cast it. [Cries of no, no.] I wish you coaid make that "no" a large majority of the Irish vote of the United States. For the last four months the Dem crats have been denying what the Repnb beans have been atlirming that the first, last and constant desire of England was that Cleveland be sustained by the whole force and effect of English public opinion, and just when they had began to make an impression on the American peo ple that such might not be a fact,we have a letter of the British minister to Washing ton (groans) nrging the re-election of Cleveland, and yon can never interpret the letter till you know the letter that called it forth. To get the whole gist and meaning of the correspondence you must have both sides of it, and this letter from the British minister was called forth by a letter from California, written by a native of England." Blaine then read the letter, in which the writer states to Sackville West that his faith had been shaken by President Cleve' laud's administration, and writes to the British minister to dissolve his donbt, and Mr. West says to the California man that the recent proceedings of the President is only a little by-play, which does not mean anything. He need not be afraid, and all other English voters can go perfect confidence. Three ministers of the United States, resumed Blaine, certainly two, have had their walking papers for offenses less than that, and to-night if an American minister to England should write to an English voter advising him to support either side as favorable to the United States, he wonld be politely invited to sail home by the next steamer. And then what does the Secretary of State do? Why he says it was no harm, it was only private. Well, suppose he sends a private circular, sup pose he issues ten thousand of them, and marks them private on one corner and there came a discovery. I suppose Secre tary Bayard would say, " Not a particle of harm, so loDg as yon mark them private, and as long as yon mark them private they will have so mach more beneficial effect when they get into public print. And so this has done its perfect work. It was written for Grover Cleveland, [groans] it was writ ahead with ten in aid of him to bring naturalized English voters to his support, and Mr. Cleveland's premier at the head of his cabinet says it is all right, and we are to have a British minister at Washington giving his opinion as to what we should do in this country in our political and domestic duties. One remark he makes I wish to comment particularly npon, for I call it an insult to the Republican party. I pro rest in the name of that party against Lord Sackville West saying that the rejec-' a of tion by the Repnhlican Senate of an out rageous and miserable and dastardly fish ery treaty was a mere political rose for this campaign. He has no right to say so. There has never been a Senate hereto fore in the history of this Republic, Dem ocratic or Whig or Republican or Federal, that would for one moment have entertained that fishery treaty. Not one. And Lord Sackville West has no right to say to the American people that the Senatorial repre sentative, in looking alter the National honor are merely committing a political rase. He will find that ' a political ru-e ofthat kind will last as long as the honor of the American flag is to be preserved and the right of the hardy fishermen of Amer ica is to be protected. [Cheers ] Mr. Blaine said: "We are in the habit of discussing the tariff question very largely on theory. Y'ou may philosophise on the doctrine and on the doctine of pro tection to the end, and I want now to give yon a solid fact. Up to this date since Grover Cleveland was inaugurated there has been imported into the United States of iron and steel and their products an amount equal to the enormous Bum of 8160,000,000, and they say we have got too high a tariff. If that iron and steel had been made here it meant good wages for the whole year for 300,000 laborers, [ap plause] and for an average size of family dependent npon him it meant 1,500,000 persons to be fed aDd backs clothed out of the $160,000,000. [Applause.] That is what I call solid fact, and they say there is not enough coming yet. They waDt to lower the tariff so we can have more. I have supreme confidence that on November 6th the American people will declare that they will not surrender at the bidding of England or at the bidding of the English minister, or the bidding of President Cleveland, or all three combined They will never surrender the great princi ple of protection to American industries. [Loud and continued applause]. CRIMINAL BLUNDER. Severe Criticism on Minister West's .Letter. London, October 26.—No official com munications have as yet passed between the cabinets of England and the United States with reference to Lord Sackville 's letter on the American presidential cam paign. Lord Salisbury bas sent to Lord Sackville several direct dispatches deplor ing the minister's iDjudicionsness. It is expected that the United States govern ment will make some demand in order to counteract any possible injury to President Cleveland. Mr. Phelps, United States minister, has already had an interview with Lord Salisbury on the subject. Washington, October 26. — Another cabinet meeting was held at the White House to-day and Lord Sackville's letter and the complications growing out of it again discussed, but the meeting was fol lowed by no new developments. New York, October 26.—The Herald's Washington special saYs : Minister Phelp s was instructed by the President through Bayard to intimate to Salisbury without delay that, under all circumstances, the President is of The opinion that the good ^mderstandi-Dg of both countries would be promoted by a change of the head of the British legation at Washington. London, October 28—Commenting on Minister Sackville West's letter the Daily Newa says: "Lord Sackville has done nothing of which an honest man need to be ashamed. But there are blunders which are worse than crimes." The Daily Telegraph says: "Nothing can excuse the incontinence of Lord Sack viile's pen except his transparent good faith and candrr " The Standard says: "It would be incor rect to say that the American government has already asked for the recall of Lord Sackville, but it has taken a step little short of extreme measures. It does not follow that expulsion will be resorted to. It wonld be best far Lord Sackville to resign in order to avoid further unpleas antness." The Times says : "It seems to be cer tain that the American government has taken steps that renders it impossible for Lord Sackville to vmain in Washington. We are not prepared to censure Lord Sack ville. A British minister, whether atWash ington or elsewhere, must be an English gentleman, and he may be forgiven ii he is Dot up to all the dirty tricks of American politicians." The Chronicle says. "The singular folly of Lord Sackville could hardly be matched for indiscretion, but it is manifestly impos sible for the government to yield to a pressure such as a New York paper declares will be applied." pressure will be applied." RETALIATION. Ultimatum of Chinese Officials. New York, October 26.—The following circular has just reached the Chinese mer chants of New York from their home offi cers in Hong Kong and Shanghai : Gentlemen: —"Y'ou are hereby notified that you are to immediately discontinue the purchase of the following articles from American sources and markets, as they are being severely boycotted by Kim Maid, by members of trades onions and other citi zens. These are the articles now pre scribed: Petroleum, white sheeting, all kinds of American calico, watches and American firearms, ginseng root and flour. With the exception of a few Chinese firms in New York the above circular will have no effect, but many San Francisco firms will feel it more severely, as several of them are heavy dealers in American flour, petroleum and cotton goods. San Francisco, October 26. — The Chinese Times, received by steamer this afternoon, contains a letter signed by a Pekin official, written just after the news reached China that the United States Sen ate had passed the Chinese exclusion bill. The following extract is taken from the letter: "If the obnoxious American bill should be carried into effect there will be no other course open for China consistent with her dignity as a nation than to adopt retalia tory measures by prohibiting citizens of the United Statesfrom coming to China. This will be by no means proportionate to the harm done to Chinese interests in America, bat It will have to be done in order to show that the Chinese can do the same thing; and if thiswill have no effect in bringing the United States Congress and government to reason and fairness, then it will be a question for China to consider whether it is not time for her to cancel the treaties made with that country—to recall her subjects from there, to expell all United States citizens from this country, and to cease all relations and intercourse, diplomatic and commercial, with that country."_ ( __ Missouri Democracy in Danger. St. Louis, October 29.—Wm. H. Blake, nominee of the Union Labor party lor Governor of Missouri, sent a letter to the executive committee declining to make the race. The committee is now in session considering what is best to do. It is lree ly claimed that Blake's withdrawal means a coalition between the Union . Labor aDd Republican parties in the State. Death of an Eminent Judge.^ Chicago, October 29. Judge Viliam K. McAllister, of the appellate court, one of the most noted men of the bench of Illinois, died very suddenlyat his home in Ravenwood this morning of heart failure, aged 70. HARRISON WORKINGMEN. A Great Demonstration of Labor Organi zations at Indianapolis. Address by a Representative Workingman Showing the True Labor Senti ment. A Noble Response from Gen. Harrison Greeted by Storms of Applause. Campaign Falsehoods and Slanders Nailed to the Wall. The Principles and Policies of the Two Parties Contrasted. One of the Most Telling Speeches the Re pulican Candidate Has Made During the Campaign. WORKINGMEN'S DAY. Twenty Thousand Witness the Latest Republican Parade. Indianapolis, October 25. —The city put on quite a holiday appearance to-day in honor of the Republican workingmen's demonstration. The weather was simply perfect.The demonstation in some of its fea tures was the most notable in the campaign, though not the largest. The management of the affair was entirely in the hands of the labor representatives, chief of whom were Charles H. Litchman, ex-secretary of the Knights of Labor; Robert D. Dayton of Pittsburg; Eccles Robinson, Master Workman of the Glass Worker's Assembly of Pittsburg, assisted by John R. Rankin Marshal C. Woods and other prominent local labor leaders. Hon. Wm. McKinley and Senator Henry W. Blair, the prin cipal speakers of the day, arrived early this morning and were received by a com mittee ai the depot. The former called upon General Harrison during the morn ing and the General took him for a drive about the city. In the afternoon a procession was formed and after marching through the prippipal streets, went to General Harrison's resi dence, where the column opened ranks and the General's carriage, with escorts, passed down the enthusiastic line to Tomlinson's Hall. The big auditorium of the hall was rapidly filled to overflowing. Many ladies occupied seats on the stand. Among them was Mrs. Harrison. The front of the s:age seats was occu pied by the color bearers of various organi zations, their banners presenting a novel appearance. The marchers carried their Hags and labor emblems into the hall with them, and as General Harrison appeared, accompanied by ex-Secretary Litchman, the vast audience arose, and shaking their llags and hats, they cheered frantically for fully five minutes. In point of enthusiasm bnt one other demonstration surpassed that of to-day. I. W. McDaniels, a locally prominent member of the Typographical Union presided, and in his address among other things said: "We are here to repu diate the authority claimed by a few pro fessional men who speak for the wage workers of Indiana, to deny with troth and fullness their statements, and to contradict the assertion that there is any other than kindly feeliDg among the workiDgmen of Indiana toward Genearal Harrison. Gen eral Harrison has never acted the blatant demagogue by making load professions, yet we have had evidences of his earnest sympathy and sincere friendship on more than one occasion, notably his advocacy while in the Senate of the bill making arbitration the means of settlement of labor troubles and excluding contract labor from our shores (cheers) : also the bill pro' hibiting the use of contract labor on gov ernment works, or purchasing by the gov ernment of any products of convict labor." McDaniels closed by pledging the sup port of those present. a port of those present. As the General rose to respond there was another demonstration. Ho appeared greatly moved. He spoke with great earnestness and began by saying he had listened during the summer and into the fall, to many addresses fall of the kindest ex pressions toward him personally, but among them none had been more grateful or more deeply touched him than this form;the great assemblage of workingmen of Indiana and the kind words addressed him in their behalf. "Early in the campaign," continued he, "certain persons claiming to speak tor the laboring men, but really in the employ of the Democratic party man agers, promulgated through newspap ers and by campaign publica tions that were not given the open endorsement of the Democratic campaign managers, but were paid for by their lands and circulated under their auspices, a number of false and scandalous stories, relating to my attitade towards organized labor. [Cheers.] The purpose of all these stories was to poison the mind of workingmen against the candidate of a party that stands in this campaign for the principal of protection to American labor. [Cheers.] The speaker closed by again expressing thanks tor the cordial tender of confidence which had been made, and he felt that in return he coaid not omit to say what he had said, not because they needed to be assured of his friendliness, bnt in recogni tion of a confidence that falsehood and slander coaid not shake. The excitement occasioned by the personal nature of the sub jects dealt with by General Harrison con tinned to pervade the audience several moments after his departure, and hundreds followed him ont of the hall and cheered him vociferously. Senator Blair then de livered au address on the subjects of labor and edncatioD. Indianapolis, October 27.—A delega tion of eighty young ladies, members of the Carrie Harrison Club of the Oxford Female College, Ohio, came to the city to day under escort of President Faye Walker to pay their respects to Mrs. Harrison, whose thther, Rev. Dr. Scott, founded the school. They marched out to the Harri son residence and were cordially received. Gen. Harrison responded briefly and in formally to their address, thanking them for their visit The parade of railroad men to-night was witnessed by 20,000 people. The clubs were composed of railroad employes from Terre Haute, Richmond, Logansport and New Albany, and together with the local organizations composed the parade and made a fine display. Several of the transparencies referred to the Sackville West letter and elicited con siderable amplanse and laughter. Tomlin son Hall was crowded to its utmost ca pacity, and when Gen. Harrison appeared he was greeted with a prolonged outburst of enthusiastic cheering. The vast atrii ence aro& and set np an indescribable tffc xoar witn drums and horns, while nearly a thousand lanterns were swung in the air. The demonstration was the most notable one of tbe campaign and lasted fifteen minutes. To-night's speech was the seven ty-ninth that Gen. Harrison has made dur ing the campaign, and it will probably be the last one. He said in part : "My friends, Railroad Republican clubs, of Indiana, I am here to night not to speak on any political topic, but to express if I can, the deep and earnest thankfulness I feel toward you who have shown so much kindness to and confidence in me. \ ery early in the campaign there were those who sought to a make breach between me and yon. [A voice: "They didn't do it. ] Y'ou did not wait for my answer, bnt made the answer yourself, [cheers] and time and time again I have witnessed that your laith that my disposition toward yon and men who toil for their living was one of friendliness,and that the principles I repre sented and have always advocated, were those that promoted the trne interests of the workingmen of America. [Applause.] I have always believed and held that the prosperity of the country, the permanency of its institutions and social order, all de pended upon our pursuing such a policy in our legislation that we shonld have in America a class of workingmen earning adequate wages to bring comfort into their homes aDd maintain hope in their hearts. [Great cheering.] A despairing maD, a man ont of whose horizon the star of hope has gone, is not a sale citizen in a Repub lic. Therefore I would preserve against unfriendly competition the highest possi ble scale of wages to our working people. [Great applause.] Speaking in eulogy of the intelligence, enterprise and fidelidy of railroad men in general, he thanked them heartily for the demonstration and retired amid tremend ous cheers. JUDGE GRESHAM. Endorses the Nomination of Harrison and Morton. Indianapolis, October 24.—Since the announcement in public prints several weeks ago of the return of Judge Gresham from his trip to Europe, members of the Republican State committee and other prominent Republican residents have re ceived numerous requests asking that Judge Gresham be assigned by the com mittee to speak on the political issues of the campaign. To these requests, when addressed to the State committee, a reply has been made calling attention to the high judicial office occupied by Judge Gresham under the Federal government, which put it out of his power to take any active part in the campaign, especially to appear on the stump. Requests, it is learned, have been made directly to Judge Gresham, both in writing and by friends in person. A letter was received io-day by Hon. W. C. Atkins from the Judge saying : "I cheerfully and in good faith acquiesced in the nomination of General Harrison, and immediately informed him by tele graph that he wonld receive my earnest support. The proprieties of the position which I oocupy forbid me taking an active part in politics. It is gratifying to know that my friends are supporting the ticket in good faith, and I do not think any fair minded person doubts that I heartily de sire its success. I could not actively par ticipate in the campaign without exposing myself to just censure and lowering my self in the estimation ef right thinking persons " _ GLASS WOKKERS IN COUNCIL. T. V. Powderly in favor of Protec T. V. Powderly in favor of Protec tion. Pittsburg, October26—Secretary Cake, of the Window Glass Workers'Afsociation, to-day gave out a portion of a private letter he received from T. V. Powderly, in which the latter declared himself a protectionist. Mr. Cake says the letter was written in an swer to one which National District As sembly No. 300 had sent to the general master workman asking for an opinion as to the legality of their coarse in placing speakers in the field to advoeate the cause of protection during the present campaign. The following are the extracts from the letter which Cake gave out: "No explanation is necessary as to the coarse taken by Local Assembly No. 300. If tbe members think they are right, that is sufficient for me, so loDg as the action does not interfere with the working of the assembly. I am not free to advocate either party, and have not done so by word, act or intimation. Y'ou are at perfect liberty to denounce me through the press if from this moment you catch any trace of my fingers in this campaign, except it be for some well known friend of labor. I believe in protection, and never have bought a single article made across the ocean. It is my invariable practice to ask where an article was mannfactured before I purchase it. If I cannot get a home made article I will wait until I can. I would not allow a single article to land that we can manufacture ourselves. I wonld not allow any workmen to come over and take the places of onr own work men. I am a protectionist and in many respects differ from those who are preach ing protection in this campaign. Were it not lor tbe labor organizations there wonld be no protection for the man who works. These things are facts, and yet I am ac cused of partiality for the Democratic party. I am neutral in this campaign and intend to remain so until election day." BEN BUTLER. Favors the Election of General Harrison. Detroit, October 29. —Gen. Benjamin F. Bntler spoke to the largest political gathering of the campaign at the Detroit rink to-night. The large building v^as completely packed; while several thousand people got no nearer than the outside doors. The General was in poor voice and it was with difficulty that he made him self heard. He began by saying that he was an old man and his political days were over. He had been a greeobacker and was proud of it. There no longer existed any necessity for the greenback party, as they had secured all they wanted. It made no difference to him, he Eaid, who was Presi dent. A President could not do mach harm anyway, bnt he preferred to see Harrison elected because he believed in protection for capital and labor. Gen. Batter then proceeded to an elaborate dis cussion of tbe tariff and tbe Mills bill. Inferring to the Sackville West letter, he said it made no difference whether the Murcheson letter was a forgery or not; the British minister's letter was not. Accident on the Northern Pacific. Brainerd, Minn., October 28.—The Portland fast express, west boned, on the Northern Pàcific, ran into an open switch near the east end of the Crowning river bridge last night. The engine broke loose and the tender, mail car and two baggage cars went over an embankment into the river. Clinton, of Maine, who was riding on the front of the mail car, was fatally injured. The mail clerks esoeped with bad bruises and a thorough wetting. The engine ran across the bridge on the ties, bnt on the other side tamed over an embank ment, killing Fireman Alexander Brown and severely injuring Engineer Swart All of the patsenger cars remained on the track and dbne of the passengers were in ured. I BLAISE AT ALBASY. Twenty Thousand New Yorkers Assemble to Greet Him. A Telling Speech Agvinst the British Bourbon Administration. BLAINE. Grand Republican Demonstration at Albany. Albany, October 30— Since the Tippe canoe and Tyler tco campaign, neither this old Knickerbocker town nor the surround ing country side has known such a demon stration as that to-day famished by the Republicans of Albany and Troy. Great enthusiasm greeted Blaine and party as they drove upon the 'Fair grounds, where it is estimated 20,000 people were gath ered. Blaine, though he said he was not at his best physically, spoke clearly and strong, and that he was heard was evi denced by frequent demonstrations of the crowd. He said in particular: "It is almost too late for argument, but I wish to give you one, and to give it in a very sug gestive mode. Not from myself, bnt from another; not from an American bat from an Englishman. I hold in my hand a clip ping from a recent issue of the London Morning Post, a well-known and prominent organ in England, the organ of the late Lord Palmeston, a paper advocatjtag hith erto, as all English papers do, the doctrine of tree trade. The Post is getting a little latigned with certain arguments of the free traders. It does not believe in all that is said against protection, and I am sure I can instruct yon no more pleasantly than to ask my friend from Brooklyn, Mr. Tenny, to read from an editorial which I shall hand to him, from tbe Morning Post." Tenny read as follows: But for the serious consequences en tailed upon onr working classes, who feel every day more and more the pinch of foreign competition, it would be decidedly aliasing to note how completely every one of the principles assumed by the one-sided free trade school of this country is nega tived by the facts and falsified by the ex perience of common place business men. We are constantly told that protection raises the price of commodities ; that the hostile tariff, as John Bright l»ad eaid but a few days back in a published letter to one of his correspondents, is only a tax which the commnnity pays to support a particular industry benefitted by it. As a matter of fact, what do we find in Ameri ca? Why, their manufacturers can actually beat us out of the field on the score of mere cheapness only. So tar Irom protec tection enhancing the price of their goods, they can turn them out at rates with which we, with all oar free trade, cannot manage to compete. The Yale lockmakers can afford to pay carriage of their goods to Emriand and yet undersell the Wolverhampton masters in the very heart of the lock trade, just as the Belgians can quote lower rates for an gle iron delivered in Derby than the local iron masters of Midlands. Philadelphia engine makers can turn out a? serviceable a locomotive as any English hrm and ship it all the way to New Zealand for £600 (§3,0«0) less than English masters. In South Russia the agricultural trade is said to be passing entirely into the hands cf American exporters in spite of English and German competitors, though the latter are nearer by 3,000 miles to the local market. With the ex ception of made np clothing, which is dear because labor is highly paid and not became tbe duty on stuffs is so heavy, there is not a single manufactured article produced in the United States from carpets to cotton, from locomotive engines to steel axes, from agricultural implements to cutlers and "Yankee notions," as many little domestic appliances are called, which is not as cheap or even cheaper there than in this country.' j the the act my for the ask I I it ac he no in he in this country.' j Mr. TenDy having finished reading, Mr. Blaine resumed, saying that is the most effectual contradiction to the story which the free traders have been telling us during the whole campaign, that the peo ple of the United States are ground down Dy high prices. It is not so, and at lait we get an English witness to admit it, and I say here that there is not one article in the United States to-day that is not far cheaper than it was when protection was applied to it. The argument that is now closing between protection and free trade is the argument which I took pleasure in the first speech I made in the campaign It is not for capital—it is for labor—it is not one for the rich man, it is one for Ihe wage tamers, and if it is lost, it is lost to tbe hart of every man in the United States who earns his bread by the sweat of his brow. [Applause.] We are not going to have the British Minister in Washing ton tell us how to vote. Yon are reading a good deal in Democratic newspapers jast now as to Lord Sackville West being re called. The Cleveland administration want to show their indignation for his intervention. It will only take one word to recall him. What they have been do ing is trying to get the English Prime Minister in Londen to recall him. Referring to the statement by Congress man Collins, to the effeet that the West letter had been made public by Blaine at the Madison Square meeting, the speaker said : "The letter had been published for four days, and Lord Sackville had ad mitted it, and Mr. Bayard bad three times criticized it by Baying that it was a private affair and was none of his basinets, and I referred to it in a public meeting, and now Mr. Collins says it is the moet remarkable conspiracy of modern times. [Applanse and langhter]. Anything to get that off their shoulders. No Republican adminis tration ever had the intervention of a British minister and never will. No advo cate of protection in this country ever had the sympathy of British ministers, and never will. [Applause]. England woc.i l resent to the latt degree any intervention in their affairs by the American minister. If the people want to resent it they can resent it one week from to-day in a vary simple way. They can resent it by voting for Benjamin Harrison for President. [Great cheering and applarfse.J They can resent it by voting for protection to American manu factures. They can resent it by restoring to power—with whose existence the pros perity of the United States for twenty-frur years was identified—the Republican party, which in nf^e and in war has had the high hoccMpHRe country's confidence under all cirdpi stances." [Applause.] Referring to the Democratic attempts to sneer at General Harrison, Mr. Blaine said: "Gen. Harrison stands as much as any man in this world ever stood on his own merits, and has a lineage of which any grari noble house in England might be pnrad. It is a lineage, not of nobiUty, bat of ancestcrs that in all fields of patr otic effort have been distinguished by being at the front. Gentlemen, I hnrl back the sneer of the Democrats. I hnrl it back in their teeth, and there is not one among them that would not give bis eye lids to have the lineage that Gen. Harrtoon has. We pin Benjamin Harrison on his own merits as a man, as a soldier, as a Senator, as a statesman, as a Republican, as a pro is I of a a tectionist—he has every requirement. He has every embodiment of every issue that is to day before tbe people, on which the Republican party take their position. And I say to you again as I said before, that if you in New York do jour duty on this day a week, he will he the next President of the United States" [Prolonged ap plause] _____ GROVER'S BIRCH A HI). More Comments of »he New York Press. New Y'ork, October 30.—The Times says: The incident is ended in a manner alto gether creditable to the administration at Washington and with the least possible harm. There is only one way in which it is likely now to have any effect upon the voters and that is through cnntempc it must excite for the party which, in all probability, put up tbe whole scheme for campaign eflect. There is nothing more to be deprecated in onr politics than the as sumption that there are classes of voters whose action is to be determined by ap peals to prejudices founded on national distinctions that have no legitimate con nection with onr own affairs." The Herald says: "The dignity and self-respect of the country and Mr. Cleve land's own dignity required if so un pleasant a thing were to be done, it shonld be done quietly and decently, and without blaster. This country is too great to blus ter; give Mr. Bayard his passports to Dela ware. Mr. Cleveland, you can't afford to have such an incompetent and hystericky person as your adviser. If you retain him he will, before you know it, make yon ridiculous in the lace of the whole world. Or if you must keep him, don't take his advice on any subject except terrapin. Tribune: Prompt rebuke administered the instant Lord Sackville was discovered meddling in onr election might have caused the people in their satisfaction with such maintenance of executive dignity to overlook the fact that the British minister was electioneering in Cleveland's interest, because he knew it was for Great Britain. Bnt the President waited too long. He did not discover anything wrong in the matter until the nproar in this country showed that the exposure was hurting him. Then he got mad. The minister goes in disgrace. His electioneering message re mains behind. That cannot be recalled. New York, October 30. —The Sun will say editorially of Lord Sackviile's recall: "If Mr. Cleveland has erred in his treat ment of this annoying incident, it has been on the side of over-deliberation. And yet it may be thought that the humiliation of the British government was greater, since it failed to take advantage of the loophole of escape offered it by Mr. Cleveland, and its minister is not recalled by it but warned to quit by the government to which he is accredited. Mr. Cleveland bas reasserted the great commandment of "mind your own business," and the future English ministers to this country will probably stick to it." San Franc isco, October 30.—The Ex aminer (Dem.) says: The President has taken the straightforward course that is always natural to him. The Chronicle (Rep) says: Sackville must go, but he leaves a letter behind, and his exit does not alter the trath a siDgle particle. _ _ Denial of Bayard That West's Recall Had Been Requested. Washington, October 30.—A Post re porter to night put the following question to Secretary Bayard: "Have you ever at any time formally requested or demanded of the British gov ernment the recall of Lord Sackville?" The Secretary replied, "No, no, positively no; all statements to that effect are abso lutely and unqualifiedly untrue. We for warded to the British government the facts in the case. The President waited what he considered to be a sufficient length of time before he resolved upon definite action, and finding tbe British government were apparently doing nothing in the mat ter, decided in view of the emergency to do what has been done to-day." At the British legation this evening At the British legation this evening access was denied to all newspaper men, and they were informed that Lord Sack ville had nothing to say. An Associated Press repo: ter managed, however, to have a copy of the report of Secretary Bayard to tbe President sent to the minister. Lord Sackville in person returned the copy to the waiting reporter, and cordially ex piessed thanks for having had an oppor tunity to read the report, which he said he had not seen before He declined to express any opinion in regard to it, saying: "I have nothing ft> say." Lord Sackville s lace, as he said this, wore a pleasant smile, and he did not seem in the least disturbed at the tarn affairs had taken. Resignation Called For. Washington, October 30.—By direction of the President the Secretary of State to day informed Lord Sackville that for causes heretofore made known to Her Majesty's government his continuance in his present official position in the United States was no longer acceptable to this government, and wonld conseqnently be detrimental to the relations between the t ro countries. Cabinet Meeting. Washington, October 30.— The cabinet meeting was attended by Secretary Bay avd, Secretary Endicott and Attorney Gen eral Garland. Assistant Secretary Thomp son, of the Treasury, and Commodore Harmony, Acting Secretary of the Navy, were present a portion of the session dis cussing measures for the relief of the ves sels ice bound in the Arctic Ocean. The regular session, however, was devoted to the consideration of the case of the British minister. The result is shown by the statement furnished the President by the Secretary of State this evening. After Secretary Bayard bad prepared this state ment he walked over to the White Honse. Cleveland perused it carefully, sug gested a few verbal changes in the intro duction, and when these had beeg made the members of the press were famished copies. Reward lor the Author. Pomona, Cal., Oc.ober 30. —The national Democratic committee has telegraphed the postmaster at this place to offer a reward of §1.000 for the name of the anthor of the Murchison letter, and to Bpend another §1,0001 in detectives and means to appre hend the author. Several Republicans here who positively know the man say he lives here ; that neither Patrick Egan or any Don-resident whatever had anything to do with the letter. Noted Marriage. Paris, October 29.—The approaches to the Mairie were throDged to-day on the occasion of the macriage of General Bou langer's daughter to Captain Driant. There were frequent cries of"YivaBoulanger.''Sev eral persons who resisted the police were arrested. "Drammer" Decision. Washington, October 29. —In an opin ion rendered by Justice Bradley, the Su preme Court of the United States to-day declared ancoQstitntiona) all state laws im posing a licendfe tax npon commercial trav elers not residents of the state imposing the tax. He that the if day of ap at it it all for to as ap and un to him yon his to He the in re will yet of and but to bas of Ex has is and re for of to BLAINE AT NEWARK. A Telling Speech from the Ever Equipped Man of Maine. The Sackville-West Letter and What it Signifies. The Point Made, Protection Against For eign Competition and Aggression. BLAINE. Another Good Speech by the PInmcd Knight. Newark, N. J., October 27.—James G. Blaine spoke in the Bellevue Avenue Rink to-night to an audience of 4,000 people. In the course of his speech he reverted to tbe British minister's letter, and said 'From the beginning of the campaign it has been obvious that England was taking an extraordinary interest in the election of Mr. Cleveland, ^ondon papers, which at first spoke with extraordinary frankness, find ing it was embarrassing to their friends on this side of the ocean, subdued their tone, and the Democratic papers had actually began to assert that the British aristocracy were in fact taking sides with the Repub lican party, when, just at this stage of the game, ont comes the letter of the British minister, and now what did the Democrats do? At first they wanted to deny the letter altogether, but Mr. West is a frank and honorable man and came out sqnarely and said he had writteu the letter. Now the Democrats come out with imprecations, almost with corses, upon the head of the unfortunate man in California who pro voked the letter. They say he is a fraud, villain, forger and a Republican in disguise, and, in fact, there never was snch a man. But in the name of common sense, what has that to do with the British minister's letter ? Suppose they prove this letter to have been gotten up by a Republican as a decoy and for political effect, that docs not eflect in any way the letter of the British minister. That letter from California would never hart tlie Democratic party or the British minister if the lattei had not answered it. [Cheers.] Possibly this may have been written for a purpose, i know nothing about it whatever. But the whole point of the matter is that it calls from Mr. West the true views and sentiments of England upon this contest, and we may dismiss the other question altogether from our minds as to wbat it was that may have called it oat. But there is some thing more than this, is why I introduced the subject. 1 see Mr. Thurman in his speech yester day seems for the first rime to have heard something of the letter and considers it a Republican plot and says it was brought out by me in my address at Detroit. I left Detroit last Monday and came to Buffalo and there heard of the letter for th0 fiist time. I discredited it. The next day, however, I saw the whole letter and also read an interview with Mr. Bayard, who rather regretted the letter, I must s. y, but apparently not questioning a word of it. The next morning I came to New York and there read another interview with Bayard, and after I had been in New York all day I spoke in Madison Square Garden alter the whole press of New York bad fully dis cussed the subject of the letter. But now Mr. Thnrman says he discov ers, and of coarse the whole world should s;and still when Mr. Thurman says he discovers a remarkable coincidence of that letter and my speech to the Irish Republi cans of New York City. And Mr. Thnr man quotes something which he thinks is very funny from Samuel Weller. Now, the only thing in any way remarkable about Secretary Bayard's humor is the at tempt by Mr. Bayard to be humerons. Well, gentlemen, it bothers them a good deal, but the serions side of it is a serions warning. It shows to the people of the United States the deep and profonnd in terest the British nation takes in this elec a to to to s in terest the British nation takes in this elec tion. Gentlemen, we have the largest market in the world and the most varied. We make that a great home market, while the great ambition of England is that the tariff by which we do this should be broken down, and that in a great partit may be made her market. The question to be decided this election is whether we shall maintain this market for onr people, or by a redaction of the tariff we allow the products of other countries to come in and take away largely the right and privilege of the American producer to manufacture for the markets of America. I do not intend to say a word personally of Mr. Cleveland. I have spoken of his public acts very freely. Bet of Mr. Har rison ,1 can and will speak. There has been lately an attempt on the part of the Democrats to call him the grandson of his grandfather. A man is alter all to be judged by what he is himself. Benjamin Harrison went into the practice of law a poor man and wrought his way np atftinst obstacles and exhibited so much perseverance and industry that he stands at the bead of the bar in Indiana to day. Heconductedjhimself with conspicuous gallantry on the field of battle, winning the praise of that great soldier whose praise was itself entitled to the greatest, U. S. Grant. He has shown himself a states man in the Senate of the United States, and shown himself a grand and wise can didate. This is the man him self, and I say that among his oppoi^nts there is no man who wonld not be prond of such an ancestry as Gen. Harrison's, bnt his be3t claim is his own merit, and while I honor Gen. Harrison for himself, I say there is no man living pos sessed of proper feeliDgs and worthy to be called a man who coaid feel anything less than pride in that long line of illnstrions ancestors. Death of Judge Eckels. Greencastle, Ind., October 29.—Judge D. R. Eckels died here to-day after a lin gering illness. He was Chief Justice of Utah under President Buchanan. He was born in Kentucky in 1806. Death of a Noted Teacher. Jackson, Miss., October 29. —Mips Mos sel McGann, of Canada, a teacher of ar ticulation in the Mississippi Institute for deaf and dumb, died here to day after a lingering illness. Mifs McCann's name as a successfully teacher was known iuj every institution for deaf and dumb in the United States and Canada. Suicide of n Paymaster. Patterson, October 25.—Thomas Doug las Hoxie, paymaster of the United States Navy, committed suicide last night by shooting, in the handsome grounds of the family residence at Haldon. Grief over the lots of his wife is the only motive that can be assigned. Some of his friends be lieve (Ip shooting was accidental. Death of Oliver, Sr. Pittsburg, October 25.— IL W. Oliver, Sr., father of H. W. Oliver,' Jr., the Iron King, an old and prominent citizen, died this morning of poeumonio, aged 85 years. Died. Berlin, October 2S. —Dr. Hermann Schal m, professor of political law at H0del berg, is dead.