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WHOLE .N UMBER 19,127.
Too Long Party Has
Worshiped at Shrine
of Dollar.
-? I
Dr. Wiley Makes Debut as Cam-,'
paign Speaker, Excoriating .?
Taft, Roosevelt and Others
Who Place Money Before
Public Welfare?Supports
Wilson and Marshall. j
Terre Haute. Ind., October 2-?Dr.
Harvey yv. Wiley, former chief of the
Federai Bureau of Chemistry, and;
government pure food expert, made
his debut aa a Democratic campaign
speaker here to-night. His speech
was devoted largely to an attack upon
Colonel Roosevelt, who, he said, was
falsely claiming credit for the paa-;
aage of the pure food and drug act. ?
Me announced he would support Wll- !
son and Marshall.
"Head the hlgh-toundirig moralities;
Of the i'rogressive platform." said the:
doctor, "and compare them with thej
actual performances of Its master |
builder. They don't seem to consist.!
1 cannot conceive of any mine wicked J
and law-breaking performance. A
bencflcient law?paseed in good faith;
by Congress?was mercilessly eviscer?
ated and the disemboweled corpse was'
turned over to the Secretary of Agri-j
culture for dissection. The Secretary!
of Agriculture, inspired by his trusties j
in crime. Solicitor McCabe and Associ-!
ate Dunlap. attacked the carcass with;
the avidity of fasting buzzards, and
soon only the whitening bones of the
1'ure Food Law remained as mute
witnesses of its existence."
Worshiper of the Dollar,
declaring that he had remained
loyal to the Republican party forj
many years In aplte of his conviction:
that it was "yearly becoming a wor-j
shiper at the shrine of the dollar and!
less mlndf Ji of honesty in business and '
the public health and welfare.'* Dr.
Wiley said: "I now believe that thej
Republican party, as at present con- .
?HtattaS. is so completely subjugated_
by the dollar, so permested by thej
canker of big business as Its only god. >
that only disastrous defeat can ever |
restore it to health. I
?In my own caae the chief cause
of breaking away from my life-long
political affiliations Is directly due to
the attitude of two Republican ad
sainlstrations. via. those of Roosevelt
and Taft, to the food and druga acL j
?Arrayed against this aalutary stat?
ute has been formed the very worst
elements of commercialism thit this or
any other country could produce. De
basers and misbranders or foods and
drugs, seeking to poison Iii? fjods
that keep us well and debase tin drugs
that are given us when ill. far years
bad succeeded in blocking legislation.
Standing together were those drugging
our foode to preserve them from de?
cay and coloring them with poisonous
dyes to make them seem fresh; th>se
mixing cheap substitutes w;tn foods
and drugs to keep up their weight and
volume and deceive and thr-aten '.ne
purchaser; those who. with cheap al?
cohol, simulated the old and fragrant
products of the vineyard and -is dls
tiUlng. who mude beer of cheap sugar*
and wine of coal tar dyes, tannin and
saccharin, and those who preyed on
the imaginatljns of the lay.a- n and
sold them worthless and harmful rem?
edies. Fullbellied and sleekficed lob?
byists filled the hotels of Washington
and uaed the columns of our newspa?
pers, eminent professors in cur col?
leges and universities were brought to
Washington to tell the committees of
Congress that all these disreputable
practices were harmless and required
by the exigencies of the trade.
5e Fa vat able Wards
"During all thia time no Prealdent
of the Fnited State* and no Cabinet
offlcer ever said a favoring word for
the enactment of thia law, except on
ane or two occasion* in a most aer
functiry way. Mr. Roosevelt in one of
his messages alluded to the matter In
a short paragraph without accentua?
tion. The Secretary of Agriculture, on
a few occasions in hia rei oiiirnttida
tiona to the President called attention*
to the agitation going on. But the
Bureau of Animal Induatry of the De?
partment of Agriculture and th? Health
Department of the city of Was! ingtorr
were active in their opposition to the
measure, fear'rs; some Infringement of
their own activities.
"In spite of tnis indifference, how
aver, strong support, ss" well 3S oppo?
sition, developed |n the Congress of the
L'nit'd States. In the last years at
*..e battle. Hepburn. Mann and Ri'h
ardson. In t'ic H.use. and MC-umbei
?rid Hey burn. In the Senate, fought
tenaciously and aggressively and won.
Ia the autumn of i*fi? Senator ItiJhaSa
believing that a winning chance was
at hand, asked President Roosevelt to
recommend the passage of th- net ia
bis message. Trie President re-p!!e<1
that It waa of so littl.- . on*' in? r.c?
that it wasn't worth mentioning **
Speaking of the rrtasag.- of tri?, act.
and the determination ?r those who
had opposed it to prevent its enforce?
ment. Or Wiley continued.
"HSving aver-ca-ded sw long In Mock
lng.tr- legislation. theT were serene
la the fatih thai, affiliated as tf.ey srere
with the dominant party, thev coald
prevent the enforcement of the act.
Evidentlv their faith waa not founded*
an phantom*. At a banotct In Xew
Teva: >n Slew Tear's Ere. I>ea, ?
wealthy manufacturer roar to speak at
11.53 P. M Locking at the rlock, ha
?aid: la frve mlnatea the food and
drugs act wni he barn: la ftv? minutes
?fter II it will he dead.' This waa a
swopbrry. alas which rasae near pro-v
fstg true, bat not aalte aa speedily as
Was predl-fad
Wltrve WaWMfcBj
r?r wile.- spake of detaVutteaa ha
Bad en. .unfered la eadorrlaa; the law.
1 the awpidatsaonl * Asasllate Chesa
Bst Paadap BBj "the growth af Bat**?,
Oaly Four Juror* Secured to Try Labor
Salem, Mav . ?Jet >ber 2.~Four Juror?
had been chosen for the trial of Jos* Ph
Kytor. Arturo Uiovannitti and Joseph
Caruso, charged with being responsible
for the. murder of Anna L<opiB40 during
the Lawrence textile strike of last
winter, when the venire of 41? tales?
men became exhausted late to-dsy. ?nd
Judge tjuinn ordered an adjournment
it the case to October 1?. OH Ina?,
day a new panel of S50 will report
Next Monday morning Judg<i Qulnn I
will hear arguments on a mot'on to
be filed by rstinsel for the deCeiiSe. in |
which they are expected t ? ask for ti'C ;
release of the prisoners on suitable
Another Strike Disc eased.
Uwrtnof, Mack.. October i.?Tho j
<lu?stion of gait hex general strike in i
the textile mill* or Lawrence was uis- j
cussed to-night by the central comm't- ]
tee of the fadnstrlal Workera of the i
World, but not:; ng was made public
regarding the dec.lon reached. The j
meetlnj? considered the report of a sub- j
committee which had visited the tex- I
tile mill* to ascertain what action
the mill agent* it.t. ivied to lake lon
cernlna the alleged discharge if oper?
atives who participated in the "protest"
sttfks of last -Monday.
William i>. Haywwid, tho Industrial j
Workers of the World organizer, who .
returned here to-night from Salem,
said after a rpalfsrsTs with other |
leaders of his organization:
'The mill owners in l^awrerce are
n>w on strike against the operatic-s.
whom they have refused to take back
Into the mills. The Industrial Work?
ers of the World will have to disi uss
rneanp to fight this kind of a strike." i
Preeldeat and 4 a ad Ida te Joke* Over1
Wear asd Tear of Casapaazalag.
Boston. Mass . October 2.?Governor
Thomas R. Marshall. jT Indiana, the
Democratic candidate for Vir e-Pies?- ?
?lent. snook hands with President Taft
to-night Just before the ban<iu?t of the
Suoremr Council of Scottish Kite Ma?
sons, at which both were guests. The
meeting occyred at the liotel in which
Governor Wilson, of New Jersey,
greeted, the President last Tuesday
night. President Taft j 5ked witn Gov*
ernor Marshall on tho wear and tear
of campaigning, and then both passed ;
into the banquet hall, where they stood '
side by Kide In the receiving line and !
shook hands with the diners.
The President to-day laid the cor- J
ner-stone of the new Tourg Men's;
Christian Association building, in the j
Back Bay. and attended the Cambridge j
Carnival, across the Charles River. j
In Cambridge he examined the ex
bthttS snd was presented with a broom
made in a manual training sen >ol fori
the blind.
"I hope." said the donor "that this
will make a clean sweep for ysu."
The President smiled broadly.
Seek FfUdssa Fro* Priwsr r. Who
Married Beth la Jersey City. ? j
New York. October J.?Two actions.
>ne for divorce and the other for an- j
nulment of marriage, will be heard
by Judge Marfan in the Supreme Court
of Kings County to-day against WH- 1
liam Thomas Grant, a prisoner in
Sing Sing. The plaintiffs are Margaret
Farley, twenty-one years old. of 961
Madison Street. Brooklyn, and Eth?:
Theresa Seeley. twenty years old, of
615 Decatur Street. Brooklyn.
The omplainants state t;.<it when
Grant was in the Raymond fWiast Jail
in June. IMS, awaiting tr:al jn a fo.-g
ery charge, both women, who were
acquainted with each other, suddenly
met before his cell and learned that
each was his wife. Miss Farley had
heen married to Grant In Jersey City
June 1?. l?o9. and Miss Seeley became
Mrs. Grant May 2?\ 1S11. in the same
Both consulted lawyers, and the
present actions were started. Grant
was sentenced to four and s half years'
imprisonment by Judge Dike in the
County Court In June. lSll.
Pfssserats Have ** Osa?Ittea Except
Press SeetaHeta.
Atlanta. Ga . October ?Elections
throughout the State of Georgia were
held to-day for State and county of?
ficers, named In the recent primary, la
which John M. Slaton. of Atlanta, was
nominated for Governor by the Demo?
crats. The only opposition to the
Democratic ?andldates was from the
' Socialists, w ho w^re reported to have
cast a light vote. The five constitu?
tional amendments providing changes
in the courts, in the financial methods
of the SMte snd an extension of the
school system have been carried by
safe majorities, according to the re?
turns, i
The mayoralty primary resulted in
no nomination and will necessitate %
second primary to he called withi-.
two weeks. James G. Woodwart*
twice Mayor of the city, led the ticket.
: with Aldine Chambers second. Thcrs
were two ether candidate*
Habs S)i sea at Three
tm nr a Pel feet SV?
Minneapolis, '?ctobir |--To become
the world* physically most perfect
woman Is th?- fsture .. s;-p- 1 out for
Margaret Terry Hudson Grant, two
ee^rs and two months old. by her
father. Richsrd Grant, director of track
athletics of the I'niversity of Minne?
sota. Since she was three weeks old
the baby has been In training for the
rise* she is some day to fill.
Systematic ??terris?. under the su
petv siotj of her fsther. who was for
metly a track star st Tak. and has
'madV tnanv M'nnrsots athletes. Is
? < ranch a part of little Margaret s life
as bring powdered and dressed after a!
St. Bernard. Que. October 2 -The tea
klMrew. rsttgiag In age from eighteen
I months to nfteen years. Of AlexgJM
i Gravel, of this place, were be med to
I ?Seats to-dsy. Orasel aad bis wife left
last fernlag, sad ret are tag early |
it la ffai Ii, Thsy vrsrs snaal
Archbold, Morgan^Frick
and Gould Give $100,
000 Each.
No Records to Show Archbold
Money Was Returned?Witness
Certain Harriman Turned
Over $240,000 to Bliss.
Dixon Wants Backers of
Candidates Summoned.
Washington. October 2.?Four con- 1
trlbtitions of $ioo.0?o each Jrorn John
D. Archbobi. of, the Standard Oii Com?
pany. J. p. Morgan Co., H. C Frlck
and George J Gould were mad* to
the 1904 Republican national cam?
paign fund, according to records of
the late Cornelius X. Bliss, which
passed through the hands of George
K S-.eldon. treasurer of the 1908 Re?
publican committee, who testified, to?
day before the Senate committee in?
vestigating campaign expenditures.
Mr. Shett'.on said Mr. B'iss gave
him a detailed statement of the 1904
funds, and he waa positive no record
appeared of the $100,000 Archboid
easts ibutton having .been returned.
With equal positiveness. he swore that
the records showed the disputed B&>
ward H. Harriman fund cf $240.000
bad been received by Mr. Bliss for the
I Xew York Republican State Commit
I tee.
Day of Wra sure Una.
Mr Sheldon's statements were made
r'uring a lull in a day of wrangling
1 b-tween Senator Joseph M. Dixon.
manager of Colonel Roosevelt's pres?
ent campaign, and members of the
committt e. Senator Dixon charged
I the committee with concentrating its
; aotivities upon the Roosevelt funds
and ignoring the financial activities
j in behalf of all other candidates. Re- :
i publican and Democratic, alike. Com
Bailies members heatedly denied this. '
declaring that arrangements for the
j investigation had been left entirely in
the harris of Chairman t'lapp. a strong
i supporter of the Progressive national
committee, and that managers for all
candidates had been subpoenaed to
testify. I
J. Pieirpont Morgan will appear be-;
fore the investigating committee to-1
morrow to be questioned as to his
financial participation in the 19*4 or
other national campaigns.
The committee probably will hear
also to-morrow Judge Charles H.
Duell, assistant treasurer of the Re?
publican committee in 1904.
Based on demands made by Senator I
Dixon to-day. Charles P. Taft may be]
called to testify as to his contribu?
tions this year in support cf the Presi- ?
I dent's campaign for re-nomination. ;
Senator Dixon declared be had heard
that the President's brother spent',
Published statements of Governor!
Wilson and Senator La Foliette. that1
they did not reeclve $70.000 contribu- i
i tiona from Charles R. Crane, testified i
to yesterday by K. H. Hooker, will |
result In the calling of Mr. Crane as;
a witneaa at an early date.
Caaaaseat Frass Dtxea.
Senator Dixon demanded as soon as]
he took the stand, and repeatedly1
throughout his testimony, that the;
committee examine, "iefore election," I
every one who handled funds or might i
have contributed to the pre-conven- j
tion campaigns of Taft. Wilson. Vn- j
I derwood. Harmon. Clark or La Foliette.
He interspersed his replies with a I
running fire of comment as to how the]
Roosevelt forces were "foreclosed" in i
certain States and "swept every dis?
trict" In others.
"Virginia was foreclosed on them"
he said In Louisiana, "the sugar]
trust took charge of the Taft cam?
paign." In Xew Jersey they "swept j
j everything." in Florida. and other!
; Southern States the officeholders op
; posed them. Senator Dixon said the
i Roosevelt people - had less money in
; proportion to the results accomplished
than any other pre-convention can
? didate." and declared more was spent
; for Taft. I'nderwood. Clark and Wll
' son. He said he had been reliably
i informed that Thomas F. Ryan and A.
' II. Plant, auditor of the Southern
Kailway. had contributed heavily to|
Oscar W. Pnderwood's campaign; that]
Joseph F. Davis spent $3*L000 in Gov- ,
' crnor Wilson's pre-oonvenlion cam
i paign: that Tharles P. Taft had spent |
! $t?,M>.<>0* for his brother, the President,!
I and that "leading financiers of Xew.
j York had spent large sum* for Gov
' ernor Harmon " He challenged the |
tommittee to call these men.
Senator Dixon declared he would tellj
' anything he could about the Roosevelt]
funds, but he insisted that the com-1
mittee show as much activity toward]
other candidate., as it had toward thej
Progressive candidate. He aaid he
had been Informed t*at large aums had I
been contributed for the aupport of|
Taft. Wilsen. I nderwood. Harmon and]
Barter F.irbaene.
Attempts by Senator Pomerene to!
set the names of the Informants!
hrotieht on a bitter eichange. in
which "senatorial courte*-.- was aban?
doned. Twice S-nator Pomerene ap?
pealed to Chairman ?~iapp to compel
?etimlor Dixon to give the names of
men who knew about these funds
.?enator Dtxon aaid what he had stated
was -common rumor." and that he
had received mach of bla information
from Roosevelt leaders In the differ?
ent districts where it waa hard to. pla
down information ta certain persons
? t can't ten these things la detail
aad yam know that whea yoa ash the
a, a sail i aa.- ha added
After Senator Dtxea had admitted he
did net has a what arrangements the
committee had wade far leveetlgating
the fSToda eg other candidate*. Senator
pomer er?? ifaarasd Ike Roosevelt man?
ager With attempting to "alAS-drr the
< ommittee."
Senator Dixoa'a reference* to cam
far Governor Mar
Balkan States Have De?
cided to Temporize
No Longer.
Autonomy for Macedonia, Al?
bania, Old Servia and Crete De?
manded Within Three Days.
Threatened Outbreak of War
Hastened Peace Between
Turkey and Italy.
I I^owion. October 2.?No ultimatum
has yet bass delivered to Turkey
from the four Baikan Mates, but, ac?
cording to the most reliable newa.
such an ultimatum will be presented
at Constantinople to-morrow. It wlU
demand autonomy for Macedonia. Al?
bania. Old Servia and Crete within)
t"iree days. In the event of failure!
to comply with this demand, the Bal?
kan coalition will rep^t it, an?i at the!
same time addiess a" collective note |
to the great powers notifying them |
that after the expiration of another
i.i*ree days the Balkan States will en?
force the demand by recourse to arms. |
Thus there will be a respite of
aTtt-all oetore hostilities open. This re-j
spite will b>- SttlHwi by the powers!
I? arrange a compromise with Turkey
acceptable to the four States, which.
It is believed, would prefer a way out
without bloodshed.
The Austro-Hungarian foreign min?
ister. Count von Berchthold. had a
conference of more than an hour with
King George of Greece at Vienna to
siay. No further news had been re?
ceived of the reported frontier con
'licts. but tension continues extreme.
? spec-ally (.wing to the seizure by the |
Tt.kieh authorities of Greek vessels.
Display of Patriotism.
Constantinople. October 2.?After j
the issuance of orders by the Turkish |
war minister to-day for the mobiliza?
tion of the Turkish army, the Com-1
rr.ittee of Union and Progress pro
da.med its whole-hearted support of!
the government in defense of the em
rlro. Thirty thousand Albanians.
. through their chiefs. Informed the I
1 government of their readiness to un?
dertake any service in defense of the
! fatherland Similar patriotic devotion
j has been displayed by ail classes,
j Avoid Appearance ef Peffsace.
' Belgrade. Servia, October 2.?The
I representatives of the powers have re?
quested the Servian government not
to concentrate the mobilized army near
j the Turkish frontier, as that would
increase the danger of a conflict. In
reply ?r.e Premier said the concentra?
tion !.ad be enordered by the com
mander-in-chief. whose duty It was to
safeguard the territorial interests of
i the country. Nevertheless, all pre?
cautions would be taken to avoid the
appearance cf defiance on the part of
The government, added the Premier.]
would be enly too glad to accept the I
good offices of the powers and would
I undertime any measure that would ob-.
vlat..- ;iggrevatlng the situation. Ser?
via had even dropped the idea of ?re-|
calling her representative from Con?
stantinople because Turkey had atop- ]
! pod the transport of Servian war ma
j terlal.
Italy as Peacemaker.
Korne. October 2.?Italy, although at
war with Turkey for a year past,
joined the rar.ks of the peacemakers
j to-day Sssl gave her Support to the
J powers whicn are trying to prevent
J the Balkan mates from attacking her
: enemy. Specific instructions have been
i sent to the Italian ministers at At
! hens. Sofia. Belgrade and Cettlnje to
join In the representations of the
other great powers in urging modera
I tion and avoidance of provocative ac?
tion, while the chanceUories are de
| vising a plan for the permanent set?
tlement cf the Macedonian troubles.
Rome. October 2.?The Balkan crisis
will hasten peace between Italy sad
I Turkey according to prevailing opin
' ion in Italian dip'.omsUc circles. This
1 is regarded as the only way In which
Turkey csn claim a free hand on the
i sea to permit the transport of her
i troops from Asiatic Turkey. The grest
I fleet of Italy being thus removed ss
I s factor, the Ottoman navy would be
I free to subjugate the Grecian fleet,
i which ia its Inferior
Prices on sll the Italian bourses fell
' sharply to-day ?n consequence of the
Balkan crisis. j
Paris, October 2-?Persistent reports
that peace Is a boat to he concluded
between Turkey and Italy were car
1 rent this morning. The delegates of
I the two couatnes have reached sn
I accord in principle* according to a
dispatch fr?m ouchy. Switzerland, to
I the Tr.-nps Tbc Ottomaa envoys.
I noerever. ?irg? that It should not be
' divulged as they fear the announce?
ment woojd anger the Mussulman
London. October 2.?A Vienna din-1
natch to a news bares? says that It
IS announced in Constantinople that a
peace convention with Italy will tg
signed to-morrow
Xew Priesas. La-. October mm
Humphreys, eighteen rears old. the sag)
of ? race horse man ef JsarMa, Texas,
according to his story, was arrested
here t >-day nnoa re* ?tat ?f a nsensenj*
from the sheriff* ef Martin saying that
Mumper, > s is wanted there far the i
**ry of frees a
SI. ft BBSS Si l|B **
Choice of New York Democrats
Sinister Threat Silences Convicts
and Guards at Scene of
Lodged in Penitentiary for
Safety, He Is Killed by
Rawlins. Wyo., October 2.?The de-|
tails of the lynching of Frank Wig
fall, the negro assailant of Mrs. [
Esther Higgins. known as the "prisr
oner'a friend.'" by the convicts of the
jail here to-day. while Sheriff Well? at
the county jail was holding off a party
of would-be ? citizen lynchers. may
never be known. The sinister threat,
"the first man who squeals is the next
man hung." silenced all the convicts
j (and prison guards examined by a
f coroner's jury to-day. The Jury gave
up the task late thia afternoon with?
out learning anything.
On the way to breakfast this morn
ing WigfaJl jested a-out his attack'
upon Mrs. Higgins. Wigfall was
brought here for safekeeping late
yesterday after hia capture at Fort
Steele. During the early morning to?
day the citizens had surrounded the
jail, and at breakfast time were' par?
leying for hia surrender. I
The sheriff of the county jail had
just saved the prisoner's life by slip?
ping him out of the rear door of jail
and lodging him in the State peni?
tentiary. I
At breakfast the other prisoners,
many of whom remembered acts of
"kind'ness by "Grandy" Higgins, or-j
ganized by signals. When they were
started back to work and Wigfall re?
turned, under guard to the cell houae. I
about 100 of the prisoners broke loose
and followed the negro, catching him
j before his cell guard could lock him
up. ?
The cell guard was shoved into the]
cell and the key turned on him. One
of the convicts produced a rope and
while the others held the negro he!
tossed a half bitch over the negro a
head and made the other end fast'
to the balcony rail of the cell house.
The negro waa tossed over the rail
and the convicts marched back to
their work
Not until the criea of the imprisoned
guard in Wigfall's cell brought other <
guards was the lynching known inj
the institution except to those who
took part in it
Wigfall had received two sentences
for assault In this State. Sunday night;
he broke into Mrs. Higgins s bouse. '
About dawn Monday he left her in a]
[pitiful condition. Posses searched the'
I hills all Monday night for the aged
' woman's assailant. Date laat night he
I was captured in an exhausted condl
I tion by a justice of the peace at Fort
I Steele.
IT i ssaa 1 "gave rar sand
Their (Satan.
I Ely. Ner? October 2.?The *,;?0 em
I ployea of the Nevada Consolidated Mut?
ing Company, of Ely. struck to-day.
The strikers demand an Increaae of
wages and other concessions. Th*
; wage increase was only Incidental t*
the demand for recognition of the min?
ers' union here, which would Imply
similar recognition at Ringham, where
the same Interests control the strike
There we-e no disorders wbea the
mines shu1 down The authorities
< load all saloons 1* the district.
Seventy p?r cent of the stock of the
Neva-la Consolidated Mining Company.
?f Kly. Is held In the treasury ef the
I'tab Copper Company, of Ringham
Indianapolis lad. October 2-?"At
present we are In the patent saedtctr.e
stage of Ignorance." Dr. J. X. Hurty.
of Indians, p-astdsat ef the Assarfuan
j Health Association. ?? M the delegate*
! to the fourth Matronal Conservation
I r-oagreas ta day. Patent med Verne? ar
more danaerotts than dynamite, and
the sale ?f fhegs should be snare re?
stricted. They are com posed rhtefly
eg alcohol and If alcohol raald care,
this earth ?sate bare been rkS of die
Would Punish China for Ig?
noring Wishes of the
I New Republic May Be Asked to
Pay Up $50,000,000 Boxer
Washington October 2.?A joint de?
mand upon China for Immediate pay?
ment of arrears on the Boxer indem?
nity, about $50,000,000. has been
j proposed by Russia to the other
I live interested potters. It is not
I denied that this movement is
J intended as a sharp and forceful re?
buke to the Chinese government for
j contracting loans with Independent
' bankers in disregard of the warnings
j of the powers, and after rejecting the
proposed international loan.
No official intimation has been given
j as to what will be the attitude of the
I Cnited States, or of the other powers?
I Germany. France. Great Britain and
; Japan?toward Russia's invitation for
1 a conference, but it is said that the
I European governments, at least, are
j aery likely to look with favor upon
j the proposition. It Is by no means cer
I tain, however, that the movement would
1 proceed to the extent of a foreclosure.
1 which would mean the assumption of
i the control of Chinese finances by the
powers without regard to the wishes
] of the republic. In fact, one or two
! of the powers already are urging a
I resumption of the negotiations for the
I placing of the great loan of $350.00",
' 000. which were stopped by the con
i elusion of the independent loan, and it
' is believed that If China consented to
! do this, the powers would readily agree
to grant further extension of time for
final settlement of the old claim*. |
Russia has taken the initiative In
the movement to bring pressure to;
'bear upon China for the reason that
[the amount of Indemnity due to her
and unpaid?$35.000.090?Is equal ate]
J the total amount of the indebtedness
i due to the other Are powers combined.
I Thesr payments have been accumulat
I ing now for a year, and the powers
j have refrained from demanding settle
1 ments out of consideration of the tre
I inendou*) travail through which China
I has been passing, resulting In the
j birth of the new republic. Now. how?
ever, the dealing of China directly
> with Independent bankers has insplr
i ed some of the powers with a fear that
j the concert Is likely to bs dissolved as
1 the result of the award to some o."
: them of special privileges of exploita?
tion In China.
If It Falls. Strike oa %*?thera Base?
May Mtssart.
Washington. October ; ?A proposi?
tion for the settlement of the lone
ipending controversy between th
X>uthern railroads and their trainmen
waa submitted to by the mediators t?.
dsy. No Intimation as to the nature
! of the proposal could he learned. Coti
1 ference* were held by the mediators
with both sides to-day. Another meet?
ing is not expected ur.tlt or:- Side o,
the other is ready to jtin??r).i its
position *n the prop-'Sltlon.
If this latest effort of the mediators
fail*. It I* entirely probable that a
strike will result, aa the trainmen
were quoted early In the proceeding-*
aa declaring they would am submit H
V* tads 1 sea t.tves Has t
ta Baad ? lagnsi.
Atlantic fltr' N J.. October ; ?
Henr> W Anderson, of Bichmo^d be?
fore the American Road Congress to?
day, advo. ated a tax on automobiles
according to their horse power, other
vehicle* as to their weight and width
of tlrr. the "** of convicts In build?
ing read*. Federal" control of inter
sta'- Me-hwaya .?!*?. . octroi ~f state
-.,*.:? jrd o-.nty ?ontrol of j..?-*I
rt-sident Ftaley. of tv t*eei terra
Katl?*>. declared that the solution of
the high of Irring laid In the in?
crease of production in which road
improvement would pis* an
He Is Nominated on
Fourth Ballot at
Name of Governor Dix Is With?
drawn, and New York City
Congressman Gets Ail But
Three Votes in Conven
Ition?Seventh Time He
Is Candidate.
toaveatlon Hall, "jrifuw. X. Ys,
October 3.?William Kaiser. Regies*** i
stive la ( onitrnu from New York City,
waa nominated for tioveraor early tola
moral as by the Democratic State Ceat?
vrntlon. It waa the seventh ttaae km
had been a candidate tor tale nomina?
Mr. Salser waa formally dec lared tarn
choice of the party on the fourth bat
lot, after the um ef ?iovernor Otx
had been withdrawn- Martin H. Glyaa
waa nominated for l.leuteeaot-Oever
As the various counties began to
turn their v jtes over to Congressman,
Sulser on the fourth ballot. Judge
Kellogg, of Washington County, asked,
unanimous consent to withdraw the,
name of Governor Dix and to move
that Mr. .Sulzer be unanimously nomi?
nated. The action wa.s seconded, but
Chairman Parker announced that it was
necessary to complete the roll call.
Wh, n this formality ended the chair?
man announced that Congressman Sul?
zer had been named for Governor, ha v.
Ing received ail the votes of the con^
ventlon except three votes cast by Cay
uga County for Martin H. Glynn. Mr.
?Slynn was then nominated for Lieu?
tenant-Govern >r. The convention
then adjourned until to-morrow morn?
ing, when the remainder of the tickst
will be nominate.1.
Parker Answers Critics.
Syracuse. X. Y, October I_Alton B.
Pa-rker took the opportunity afforded
by his speech to-day as permanent
: chairman, after having been selected
by the Democratic State Convention,
to answer his critics at the Baltimore
convention when William J. Bryant
I waged battle against his selection as
; temporary chairman. In defending
himself he also defended the New
York state delegation, which also waa
the object of Mr. Bryan's most fervfcx
attacks. Judge Parker said the ac?
tion or the New York delegation at
Baltimore was dictated by the desire
to promote harmony.
"We believe it was better that are
should suffer a little Indignity thaa
by entering into a dispute with the
gentleman upon the platform (Mr.
Bryan) divide that convention in two*
and we helri our peace.
"We held our peace for the good
of Democracy; we held our peace be?
lieving that either Clark or Wilson
would be nominated, and we deter?
mined that New York State should
take no part In that conteat which
would prevent the people of the Unit?
ed States from uniting, all together,
to elect whichever one of them
should bo the nominee of the party."*
j It waa after 3 o'clock when the
convention was called to order. A roll
call was taken on the selection of
Judge Alton B Parker for permanent
chairman and he was declared elect?
Speakers opposed Judge Parker on
the alleged ground that he is not a>
progressive Democrat. The platform
adopted ratifies the Democratic na?
tional plattorir. pledgee its support to
Wilson and Marshall and condemns
what it styles the "monopolistic tariff
evils' of the Republican party.
Attack est Marshy.
The convention was thrown into sa
uproar late to-day by an oratorical at?
tack upon Charles F. Murphy. Ute Tarn
many leader, by Thomas M Os borne, of
Anburn. who long has been Identified
with t efforts to dislodge Mr. Murphy
and his friends from their position of
prominence in the party of the State.
"Choose ye tha< day.' said Os borne
in <oucluding. "whom ye wUl serve,
on the one side stand VVoodrow Wil?
son and the principles o-' the progres?
sive Democracy, on the other, Charles
F Hoi phi and '.;.. cohesive power of
public plunder."
Mr Osbome left the platform fee
lowed by a stoi m of jeers and hisses.
When Chairman Parker called the
convention U> order for the evening;
II aatna. Robert fc- Whalea placed hi
nomination Martin H. Glynn. of Al?
bany, for Governor, and Augusts*
Thomas, the playwright nominated
i-.Tgrcsaman WtUian: Suiter. Cow
pressman ?uUtr e e was greeted
with cheers, senator Bird, ef Buffalo,
and H-rtnan A. Metz, former comptrol?
ler of N>? York, were then nominated.
Prior to the assembling of the night
session the New Tork Coanty deles;*,
tie* csucosed and lifted the unit rasa,
leader <"har.es V Murr..-- told hid
'rieada to vet* for whom they pleased.
Deputy Attorney-General Joseph A.
Kellogg, of Wsshlngtoa Coonty. ne*a?
inatrd ? ?overnor John A. Dix The dele?
gate* applauded the Got- r.-r S oasss.
Tb- speaker appealed for support far
Governor Ota ea his adrr-inlstratttw
record, sad ea what J'idge Kaftssjs*
termed -fair play "
The roll of delegates was the* tSaaV
ed and on the arst roll call there
no choice The first ballot showed
ernor f>lx leading with it.: St
12? Mets, 7c oiyan. ??>
man Francis Batten He. i
we* not placet, at nominal n
twenty-one vol.? Tw*
twenty-Sis vot?s s*s
(Coat laued ea

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