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The Circulation of THE HBRALB Is creator than the combined circula tion of all the Los Angeles dally news papers which do not publish a sworn statement to the number of papers they print. TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR. NO. 264. THE INDEPENDENT FREE COINAGE OF SILVER Discussed at Length by Political Leaders UEII DEFENDS 1 PLATFORM As Expressing Old-Time Repub licanism • ______ WHITNEY GIVES HIS VIEWS Ob the Attitude ol the Democracy on National Finance Free Coinage Means Silver Monometallism and the Nation's Ruin He Will Accept No Nomination for Office, ■nd Speaks Only lor tho Oood el Hit farty and ol Ills Country Associated Pmss Special Wire. CINCINNATI, June 21—In view of Senator-elect Foraker's relation to the making; of the platform at St. Louis and bis relations with Senator Teller four years ago In a similar capacity, his ut terance on the subject of gold and silver last night In his ratification speech be comes of peculiar Interest. He said: I want to take advantage of thlß op portunity to say a word about the effort now being made to make it appear that the Republican party declared In Its money plank for something new In St. Louis. That Is not true. The declaration of the Republican party as embodied In Its financial plank, defines exactly what has been the posi tion of the Republican party through all the years with respect to this silver question. Sliver was demonetized In 1873, and ever since that we have been on a single gold standard. About the same time several of the leading nations of Europe demonetized silver, and ever since that time an effort has been made to get back to the standard. We have seen three international money confer ences, the object of them being to agree with the nations upon an international ratio according to which we could have the free coinage of sliver. But all these efforts have failed. It has been constantly and repeatedly declared by both parties that bimetal lism was desirable in preference to gold or silver monometallism. Both parties have agreed that we could maintain the parity of the two metals and bring about the bimetallism again by an interna tional agreement. Some have insisted In the meanwhile that If we could not do lt that way we could do It alone with out regard to what other nations might see fit to do. The' Republican party has constantly, consistently and persistent ly stood up against that Idea. Four years ago, when we held the con vention at Minneapolis, lt was my for tune to be associated on that committee with Senator Teller and his associates from the silver states, who came to that convention and came before that com mittee asking us to Insert a plank pledg ing the Republican party to the free 'coinage of silver. We refused to do lt. We declared that we were In favor of international bimetallism, but that until that was brought about it would be our policy to maintain silver at a parity with gold by issuing no more of lt than could be maintained at a parity with gold. They accepted the result and remain ed In the Republican party. That decla ration was simply a declaration, as the one adopted the other day, that we should stand precisely where we were until we could do better. We are confident that we could not safely undertake to have bimetallism by International agreement; we were unwilling, and refused to attempt lt by free and Independent coinage. They did not feel called upon to go from the party then; their consciences did not seem to trouble them so much as now. They remained in the party four years longer. When the last session of congress commenced, as a result of this Democratic free trade experiment the government was found to have deficient revenue, not enough revenues to meet its current expenses. A bill was pre pared In the house and passed that body without partisan division, almost, pro viding for an Increase of revenue. That bill was known as the Dlngley bill. It went to the senate. The national credit, the national hon or, the national life was at stake. The gentleman said the bill was unobjection able, but they refused to vote for it (that Is, six of these gentlemen from sil ver states did) unless the great major ity, who did not agree with them, would sacrifice their convictions and vote for the free, unlimited and unrestricted coinage of silver. The great minority In the senate would not be coerced by that majority. That action, upon the part of these people, directed the attention of the country to that subject as lt had not been directed before. And therefore, when we met at St. Louis we were not for a different stand to be taken by the Republican party, but for more explicit declarations of our principles than we had heretofore made, and Inasmuch as they had thrown down the gage of bat tle by demanding free silver and seeking to coerce us to accept, we concluded that that was a good time to meet them half way. Join issues and let the battle come on. They appeared before the committee and were part of the committee, just as they were four years ago. They made the same demand and we made the same answer we did four years before, but when we came to write the platform we said we would make it so plain all would understand, and we declared that we were unalterably opposed to the free and unlimited coinage of silver until we can have an International agreement, and In the meantime we will preserve the existing gold standard. To conclude with a word, when Sena tor Teller and his association bolted the party at the St. Louts convention they had no cause that did not exist four years before at the Minneapolis conven tion, and when the Republican party made the declaration lt did make at St Louis lt did not change Its position one particle, but simply made lt absolutely oertaln, In order that there should be a settlement of that question that the proposition for free and independent and unlimited coinage of silver Is a prop osition that we did not entertain. We did not entertain lt because tn our Judg ment lt does not, as Senator Teller and his associates claim, mean bimetallism, but simply silver monometallism. We go Into this therefore with our gallant standard bearer representing to the people of America protection to American Industries and American la bor and an absolutely sound dollar with which to do our business. An absolutely sound dollar, not simply for the mer chant and the banker, but for the wage earner as well. When a man does a full day's work he Is entitled to have a full one hundred cents in the dollar with which he Is paid, and we propose that he shall have lt We propose that the dollar we put into circulation—the me talllo dollar—shall be worth one hun dred cents In gold the world over, no matter whether lt carries the eagle and superscription or not. Take a silver dollar and pound it into bullion and ltis worth fifty-four cents; take a gold dol lar and pound It into bullion and it Is worth one hundred cents all over the world. Nobody Is cheated by that dol lar; nobody Is misled by lt; no distrust Is created; everybody has confidence In It, and when Governor McKlnley shall have been elected prosperity will at once come again, because that will Insure a sound tariff, reciprocity and a sound currency. WHITNEY'S BELIEF Free Coinage Means Silver Monometallism and National Ruin NEW YORK, -June 21.—William C. Whitney today made public a statement In which he defines the political situa tion, makes his position clear as regards his decision to remain in this country instead of going to Europe, and con cludes by saying that he is not a presi dential possibility, that he would not run if nominated and would not serve if elected. The full text of the statement is as follows: I find lt necessary to make a publlo statement embodying my views on the situation, to oorrect misconceptions and save time now occupied in answering questions. Far too much importance has been attached to my decision to go to Chicago. I have been practically out of poli tics for four years and there Is now many eastern Democrats who can do much more than I can for the party. I shall not assume any position of leadership. My decision to stay was simply based on the duty of every person who believes in the party and Its principles to stay by and lend his aid and take his chances when the great crisis Is upon the party. Fundamental differences of principle ex ist inside the party, marked almost by sectionalism. The great question to my mind is whether the party meets In convention now, as In IS6O, with Issues and differ ences that are for the moment Irrecon cilable. For the past fifteen years lead ers of public opinion in the south and west have been advocating as the great remedy for existing ills the free coinage of silver at 16 to 1, with or without the co-operation of other nations. It has oome to be believed in by these quite generally and conscientiously. A large majority of the delegates to the coming Democratic convention have been elected by the people for the pur pose of incorporating that doctrine Into the platform of the Democratic party. Our people, on the other hand, freely disagree wltfh these views and believe almost universally that lt will bring general ruin to the business and pros perity of the country. It is deemed a new doctrine when proposed to be incorporat ed in the platform of the nationalDemoc- racy. It is true that In no previous platform of the party can lt specifically be found. Consequently no party obli gations heretofore assumed to oblige them to subscribe to lt. Under these circumstances if the results of the Dem ocratic convention should be to estab lish an issue of their campaign, the free coinage of silver at a ratio of 16 to 1, independent of other nations, in the In tensity of feeling likely to arise, it is to be seriously apprehended that a disrup tion of the party might occur. Cer tainly no substantial following could be secured for the doctrine among eastern Democrats. They might not vote the Republican ticket for other reasons (be lieving that the Republican party stands for other issues that are detrimental to the country) but the Democrats in the east would not, In my opinion, vote for it. This movement for free coinage pur ports to have for Its object the estab lishment and maintenance of gold and sliver as the money of the country upon equal terms with each other and at a parity of purchasing power. If by the proposed measure that object could be secured there would be no sub stantial disagreement in the party. Every national Democratic platform that has heretofore spoken upon the subject has declared for both gold and sliver money. It Is our traditional pol icy. But the maintenance of the double standard at the present time Is not a question of desire; it is a question of abil ity. The commercial value of silver has declined greatly in the markets of the world. Whatever the causes are and whoever is to blame, the fact Is that silver has declined, and the free coinage now at 16 to 1 Is the same as our offering for all the silver in the world about twice what THE HERALD LOS ANGELES. MONDAY MORNING-* JUNE 22, 1896. THE MAN WHO RULED THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION—San Francisco Examiner lt Is selling for in the market. Ex changes have to be paid In gold, and lt would seem plain that If we, under these conditions, open our mints to the free coinage of silver and gold a* a ratio oC comparative value which Is largely at variance with the commercial value of the two metals, we must take the en tire silver surplus ourselves, maintain Its parity with gold or else we shall go to a silver basis. France, in 1876, closed her mints against silver and abandoned this ex periment, deeming herself unequal to the task alone, and at that time it was much less difficult, for silver was then at a par with gold, at the ratio In use; and even England's mints in India were open to the free coinage of silver. If the experiment of maintaining the par ity of the two metals at a coinage stand ard was difficult then, lt would seem to be positively hopeless now without in ternational agreement. Germany, France, Belgium, Italy and Austria be lieve In a double standard and desire to establish lt, but no one, two or three of them deem themselves able to main tain the double standard even with the co-operation of the United States. If the result of the measures proposed would be to carry us to a sliver basis, lt Is not felt here that such a proposal would be In line with the principles of the Democratic party. It Is not the joint standard with the purchasing power of the dollar at par ity with each other, but it Is the chang ing from one standard to another, and that change due to a depreciated coin. And it Is also felt, aside from the ab sence of any Democratic principle to sustain, that you cannot have such a disturbance of value as would coma from changing from a gold to a silver basis, without such a shock to confi dence, the hoarding of gold and contrac tion of our available circulating med ium, as would bring, in the opinion of our people, such panic and distress as we have never seen In this country. The creditor classes are prepared for it The obligations, mortgages, railroad and otherwise.are quite generally payable in gold. Debts would still have to be paid in gold, but wages in silver, the sufferers as usual being the poorer classes. Th|s movement purporting to be In the interest of the joint standard comes at a most inopportune time, in my opin ion. There has never been a time when the prospects of international action favorable to the Joint standard were at all as promising as at the present mo ment. But an ill-advised, unsuccess ful attempt here would discredit the cause the world over. "From the discussion of the last twen ty years lt has come to pass that among the persons In Europe who are trained, recognized scientists upon monetary and economic questions, scarcely one is not at the present moment advocating the advisability of the joint standard as the solution of the monetary difficulty of the world. This includes every pro fessor engaged in teaching or lecturing on these subjects In the universities of Great Britain. "They are agreed upon the desirability of lt, and that lt Is entirely practicable, if established and maintained by agree ment with the principal commercial na tions. It would be expected t'iat with such a general consensus of scientific opinion as is to be found abroad upon this subject, it would come rapidly to be the generally received opinion of the nations to be effected by a wise settle ment of the problem. Of the conven tion of nations, Germany was the one that, in 1892, practically "broke up the conference which met at the suggestion of the United States. She Instructed her delegates to meet and talk, but to state to the conference that she would not change her Imperial standard. As her standard was gold, that announcement 1 ended all posslbility_.of any practical re l suits from that conference. Since that I time and within the last year, her legls ' latlve assemblies have specifically by votes of Instruction to her ministers, changed her attitude that point. So that the specific objection of Germany encountered by the conference of 1892 has been since considered and with drawn. "At the present moment Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Holland, Bel gium and the United States wish to co operate for the establishment and main tenance of the joint standard by Interna tional agreement and (most Important circumstance) Great Britain has re cently within three months in fact made a most important concession. She has said: 'We will do for you as much as you can do for yourself. We will make this great contribution to a bimetallic system. We will go back upon our de liberately arranged methods of provid ing a currency for India. We will reopen the India mints. We will agree that they shall be kept open and we shall therefore provide for a free coinage of silver within the limits of the British empire, for a population greater in num ber than the populations of Germany, France and American put to gether.' "Into this Intense and now just about to be successful struggle for the estab lishment of the joint standard, lt is pro posed that we should Intervene by as suming to establish lt alone. Against this proposed action on our part, these earnest workers for the cause strenu ously protest. They say to us, you can not succeed, and your failure will dis credit the cause. The recent article of Dr. Ahrendt In the North American Review shows very clearly the view taken by our friends abroad upon this subject. He has done much, and probably more than any liv ing man, to advocate and bring this cause to its domination In Germany. He is entitled to be called one of the leaders ers of public opinion in the Prussian chamber of deputies so that the position of Germany was modified within the last year. He expresses the opinion that free coinage undertaken by the United States alone would simply end in silver momometallism and discredit, and put back the cause of the double standard the world over. It Is a question not what we wish, but what we are able to do, as a strong man may undertake a task too great for his strength and break down. It cannot be denied that the feeling among our people is that this free coin age by the United States alone will not give us the gold and silver money at a parity with each other, which is the assumption upon which it is taken, but wil bring us to silver monometallism and a' change of our standard of value, and that change, lt Is believed, means immediate ruin to our Industries and no permanent good to any one. This feeling is general and Intense. Whether these differences can be re conciled, It Is impossible to anticipate. The Democratic party in the majority stands for principles desirable to be maintained for the good of the country. Almost any sacrifice might be asked of Democrats for the sake of the party and they would cheerfully make it. But If the delegates from this locality should go to that convention and repre sent that the rank and file of the party would follow the lead of our southern brethren and vote for the free coinage of silver by the United States alone, they would~be misrepresenting the state of public opinion here. Whether it is so or not, it is considered a proposition to debase the existing standard of val ue, and the same feeling of indisposi tion to compromise with the matter for votes or anything else is as active and dominant here in our party as it was found In the Republican party when it bore down and overpowered the MeKin ley machine. Personally lt is my opinion if the Dem ocratic party goes on that platform at this time they will meet the most disas trous defeat that any party has ever had in this country. I understand it is honestly believed in, and people think it will bring relief from their present troubles. But between now and elec tion day it will be pretty thoroughly sifted and the people of the country will not face the disturbance of values, the losing of confidence, the general dis tress and ruin which would come to their business Interests with such a change in their standard of values as would arise from such a change. It will overwhelm the persons who undertake it , It ought not to be necessary for me to say anything of a personal nature. I find myself, however, spoken of here and there as a possible candidate, not very seriously nor prominently, but suffi ciently to attract attention, if I should fail to notice it. It sometimes affects one's influence in cases like the present. I have no personal motive In entering this fight. I have said that I would not be a candidate. I will add, copying the emphatic language once used by the late General Sherman (I think I re member correctly) 'I will not run if nominated, nor serve if elected.' lam not foolish enough to suppose that any eastern man could be nominated by this convention, much less that I could. I sympathize with the feeling in the south that has caused the uprising and will find expression at Chicago, but as to the principles which the uprising has brought forth and the issue being framed, I entirely disagree. (Slgued) WILLIAM C. WHITNEY. DEMOCRATIC MEETINGS Sliver Men Generally In the Majority—No Bolt Expected PEORIA, Bt, June 21.—1t is highly probable that the Illinois state Demo cratic convention will complete its work of naming a state ticket and delegates at large to the national convention In one day. All the plans have been ar ranged with this end in view, and W. H. Hinrichsen, chairman of the state cen tral committee, said today that the free silver men had decided to do this and that they could carry their point. He says 934 of the 1069 delegates are In structed for free silver and that they will adopt a free silver platform. As yet there has been no one talked of for gov ernor but John P. Altgeld. It is con ceded that he will be the head of the ticket Gov. Altgeld arrived this evening from Springfield. He found a large number of free silver Democrats awaiting him. An informal conference was held In the governor's rooms, in which the program for Tuesday's state convention was dis cussed and reports were made to the governor of what had been done. No one here believes the gold standard men In the party will bolt the convention. IN NEW YORK SARATOGA, N. V., June 21.—A few politicians have already reached the —Under Oath THE HERALD tells Its advertising patrons how many papers it lias printed each month since December 31, 1894. A sworn statement appears on classi fied page of this issue. city, and more are expected tomorrow, to attend the state Democratlo conven tion called to select delegates to Chi cago. The state convention will be held In this city next Wednesday. Senator Hill Is not expected here until Tuesday, and the meeting of the state committee will not be held until Tues day night The refusal of W. C. Whit ney to accept a plac: upon the ticket as a delegate at large has led to a compli cation and several candidates have sprung up. A line of policy, lt has been' said, has been marked out to placate the state Democracy so there will be a united delegation to the national con vention. This has led to the proposal of one name from that organization If Mr. Whitney still refuses to accept. Ex ecretary C. S. Fairchlld Is the man men tioned tonight, but no confirmation of the rumor can be obtained here. The organization from Kings county, how ever, Is presenting the name of Patrick McCarren, the state senator from that place. The other names upon the ticket for delegates at large have had no oppo sition. They are Roswell P. Flower, Edward Murphy and D. B. Hill. WORK FOR SILVER A Campaign ol Education Among the Eastern Lahnrtmr Men CHICAGO, June 21.—Western stiver men are organizing a propaganda move ment for work among the laboring peo ple of the east The first delegation has reached Chicago and will give the Bix weeks to agitation among the trades unions of the city. It was sent out by the Trade and Labor assembly of Butte, Mont. Its leader Is M. J. Elliott, a mem ber of the executive committee of the American Railway union, who spent three months In Jail with Debs and his fellow officers at Woodstock. The other members of the propaganda are Daniel McDonald, N. M. Lindsay and M. J. Gelger. ENDORSING THE BOLT DENVER. Col., June 21.—A special to the News from Aspen, Col., says: James M. Downing ot this city, one o£ Colorado's representatives at the Re publican national convention, will re turn home next Tuesday. Arrange ments are being made for a reception which shall In a measure express As pen's enthusiastic endorsement of the course of the delegates In bolting the convention. THE TELLER BOOM AUSTIN, Tex., June 21.—Some silver delegates to the state Democratic con vention, which meets next Tuesday, ar rived In thl3 city. They stated that in dividually they were not at all adverse to the endorsement of Teller by the Democrats; that as the lssueof the cam paign was to be on silver and gold, they believed all factions, Irrespective of party lines, would affiliate to win the battle; that Teller would poll a strong Republican following and that if the Democrats and Populists endorsed his canvass and supported him, he would undoubtedly be the next president. The address Issued by the Populists yester day endorsing Teller has caused many of the free silver Democrats who ar rived today to say they would work in the state convention Tuesday for an en dorsement of Teller, and they believed they would secure the Chicago delega tion for him. The sound money conven tion, which also meets here Tuesday, will, of oourse, send a gold man to Chi cago and will endorse Cleveland and Carlisle. PROPOSED CANDIDATES WICHITA, Kan., June 21.—David Overmeyer, Democratic candidate for governor of Kansas two years ago, ar rived here tonight. He is a delegate at large to the Chicago convention. At a meeting of Democratic lawyers here at tending the federal court, he sprung the names of Allen Thurman and John R. McLean, both of Ohio, as available can didates for vice-president. The sugges tion was so well received that it was tacitly agreed that an Influence would be brought to bear on the Kansas dele gation to go to Chicago to boom Thur man. DELEGATES REACH HOME DENVER June 21.—The first of the Colorado delegates to the St. Louis con vention to arrive home got in today. They are John F. Vivian of Golden, J. W. Rockefeller of Crested Butte, C. J. Hart of Pueblo, R. W. Boynge and John M. Williams of Denver, and J. J. Elliot of Idaho Springs. Mr. Hart left at once for home to prepare for the reception which Pueblo will give to Mr. Cannon of Utah when, he passes through. It Is understood that Congressman Allen of Utah will receive an ovation at Lead ville. NEW WARSHIPS Plans Adopted for the Vessels Recently Au thorized WASHINGTON, June 21.—The new battleships for which proposals will be invited within a day or two will follow the general design of the lowa rather than that of the Kearsarge and Ken tucky, except that the distribution of armor will be as In the latter ship. This is in accordance with the report of the board which recently made its report on the batteries of battleships, as is also the arrangement of battery. The Kear sarge and Kentucgy have double-story turrets, the eight guns being above the revolving turrets with the fourteen-inch guns in the lower turret. The board did not approve this arrangement and recommended only turrets for fourteen inch guns and that no eight-inch guns be fitted, but in their stead a large num ber of rapid tire six-inch guns, which they believe will be quite as effctive and which causes a distribution of battery in keeping with foreign practice. X-Ray Disclosures SAN FRANCISCO, June 21.—Stephen J. Field, justice of the supreme court of the United States, sat for three-quarters of an hour tonight under the Roetgen ray. Justice Field has been troubled for many years by an affection of the knee joint, which the doctors have been unable to define. Under the Roentgen ray, operated by Dr. Phillip Mills Jones, the bones of the knee were clearly pho tographed on a sensitive plate. It was shown that the synovial membrane of the knee Joint was inflamed and that there was a deposit of a bony nature which now almost fills the space be tween the bones. CITYPRICE, PBR STN3LB COPY, j CBNTS ON TRANSPORTATION LINGS, 5 CBNTS CRIMES AND CASUALTIES Minnesota Officers Do Battle With Desperadoes ONE IS DEAD, TWO CAPTURED Serious Accident on a New Jersey Railroad Crossing A Jam on the Trolley Can at a Philadelphia Suburb Cause* Injury to Twenty Victims Associated Press Special Wire. STILLWATER, Minn., June 21.—Two of the three men who murdered Jacob Hays and Edward Paul at Wyoming, Minn., Saturday morning, are now lying here in the state prison and the third is dead at North Branch,having been killed there today by officers while trying to escape. After the Wyoming murder the ' walked north fourteen miles to North Branch and* entered the house of ex- Mayor Frank Smith, carrying away clothes, money and provisions. Half a mile from Smith's house they were BMD* by a couple of railroad men and to halt, but they fired on the railroad men and ran. The men who attempted to halt the murderers hurried Into the North Branch station, routed out the agent and wired along the line that the desperadoes had been located. A large posse was Immediately sent out and tha gang was located in a tamarack swamp at 11 oclock In themorning. The posse returned the Are of the desperadoes, and for a few moments there was a lull in the battle, when one of the desperadoes raised his head. He was shot through the head. The two others then surrend ered. One of these was badly wounded in the head. He gave his name as James Cunningham and is nineteen years old. The other man captured is George Kelly. The one killed was Bob Wilson. CAUGHT ON A CROSSING. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., June 21 — Three men were Instantly killed and a fourth probably fatally injured in a grade crossing accident at Absecon to day. The dead: GEORGE HTJBER, aged 60. FRED HUBER. his son, aged 32, ot Germania, this county, HARRY HENBELER of Philadelphia. The injured man is George Sahl of Galloway. The men were crossing the tracks in a wagon drawn by a pair of spirited horses when the accident occurred. Nearing the tracks the driver attempted to beat the approaching Camden express train across the track. The train was running at the rate of sixty miles an hour. The wagon was partly across the tracks when the train struck it The Hubers were thrown under the wheels and ground to pieces. Henbeler was thrown against the station with a horse upon him. A TROLLEY ACCIDENT.- PHILADELPHIA, June 21—More than twenty passengers on two open trolley cars were injured tonight In a peculiar accident at Frankford, a suburb of this city. One of the cars was returning from and the other going to a near-by pleasure park. They ran on parallel tracks?. Both were so crowded that many of the passengers stood on the side footboards, and when the cars attempted to pass each other at a rapid rate of speed a Jam resulted. Eight of the pas sengers were internally injured and were taken to hospitals, but it is not thought any deaths will follows: A LEAKY SKIFF ZANESVILLE, June 21.-Grant Har vey and Miss Emma Collins of South. Zanesville adn Miss Lulu Evans of Marysvllle avenue, this city, were drowned In the Muskingum, south of the city this afternoon. After walking down the river on the west side for about two miles they attempted to cross tho stream In an old skiff. It began to fill with water so rapidly hat when they were in the middle of the stream Mr. Col lins, who accompanied them, jumped out to push the boat, while Mr. Harvey rowed the boat. Th ladles became frightened and rushed to Mr. Harvey, capsizing the boat. Mr. Collins being unable to lend 1 assistance swam to shore and called for "aid. The three drowned, clinging to each other. A PRISONER'S HOPE NEW YORK, June 21.—Mary Alice Al mont Livingstone Fleming, confined in the Tombs prison, charged with having poisoned her mother, Mrs. Bliss, ex pects to be free this week. "The summing up will probably be to morrow," sal she, "and I think by Tues day the recorder will charge the jury. I firmly believe I shall be acquitted. I have been confined here ten months, a long time, and although I have kept up through it all I have undergone a severe nervous strain." Mrs. Fleming said if acquitted she would spend the summer at some sea side resort. She then expects to returnt to her relatives in this city ard !.'"9 down the charges made against bet', ROUUH BOATINQ College Oarsmen Encounter Rough Weather at Poughkeepsle POUGHKEEPSIE, June 21.—The members of three of the college crews looked out from their new quarters this afternoon upon one of the worst storms they had ever seen. The members of the fourth crew, the Pennsylvanians, were not so fortunate as their rivals, having started on their launch to make a call on Josh Ward, brother of Coach Ellis Ward, at Cornwall. They saw the storm approaching from the southwest after they had proceeded down the river a few miles and put into a wharf, where they remained until the blow was over. Then they returned to Highland, ex pecting to find their boat house and shells blown down into the river. None of the boat houses were damaged ex cepting Cornell's, which had a portion of Us roof blown oft.