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VOLUME LXXX.-NO. 85.
BRYAN - DODGING THE POPULISTS, Notification of the St. Louis Nomination Not Desired. ANGERED CONSTITUENTS Bateman of Maine Says if He Don't Accept Somebody Else Will. SEWALL IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. People's Party Men Insist That the Nebraska Orator at Once Say "Yes" or "No." LJSWISTON, Mx., Aue. 23.— "Mr. Bryan will be notified of his nomination by the Populists." So said L. C. Bateman, Popu list candidate for Governor of Maine, and secretary of the notification committee of the St. Louis Populist convention. Con tinuing, ne declared: "This conspiracy to dodge the Populist nomination will not work. We refuse to be used as a door mat for Mr. Bryan to walk on ; we will notify him of his nomination witn Watson, and he will have to answer. If he doesn't accept, we have the power to pull him down and fill the vacancy. He sent his mrikers to St. Louis, Senator Jones and others, and fairly begged us for the nomination. Now he thinks he can injure us. We will show him whether he can or not. "Senator Allen of Nebraska," said he, "has been playing into the hands of the Democrats in this notification matter, but he is only one out of foity-four members of the committee. Apropos of Sewall, we beg to remind our Democratic friends that cutting off the ears of a jackass and ginning a few feathers on his tail doesn't make him a canary bird. "Again, if William J. Bryan is going to stand for a bank president and trust mana ger, as against Tom Watson, he will wake up after the November election with his crown of thorns still on his head." MeKIXjLEY'S MAUD WORK. Has Made Fifty Campaign Speeches and If ill 3lafee> as Many More. CANTON. Ohio, Aug. 28.— After a week , of uncommonly hard work Major McKin ley enjoyed a day of absolute rest. . The weather was inclemen in the morning and he remained &i home. In the after noon he tooK Mrs. McKinley out for a drive. Charles G. Dawes, a member of the Na tional Executive Committee, and Major Charles S. Dick, who is also an importan t factor in the Western headquarters, came to Canton to-day to consult with Major McKinley. They had a long talk over the situation in the West, whicn seems to present many more difficulties than that in the Eastern States. Major McKinley expects to be very busy this coming week. He will make two speeches on Monday, one to a delegation of farmers from Knox County, Ohio, and the other to a number of potters aud other citizens of East Liverpool. There have been a great many farmers in several of tne delegations which have come to Canton, but there has been no delegation composed exclusively of farm ers, and the one coming to-morrow will be the first of that description. The farmers have not come in large delegations, for the reason that they have been very busy since the nomination of McKinley with their harvests. During the months of Sep tember and October a large number of agriculturists will call. Upward of a thousand are coming on excursions and a good many letters have been received here from farming communities indicating that the desire to see Major McKinley is steadily growing. The demand for Republican political literature is widespread, insistent and earnest. Not only are all committee headquarters burdened with requests for documents, but Major McKinley's mail contains daily a score of letters of similar purport. These letters are referred to the State or National Committees and the writers would save time by so addressing them in the first place. Between the first of this week and the third day of November Major McKinley expects to make a great many speeches, probably not fewer than fifty. He has al ready made half a hundred since his nomination and they have been collected and printed in a neat pamphlet, which is ready for distribution here to-morrow. There will be another edition of his speeches about October L The demand for them is so great, not withstanding the fact tuat they are all published in the newspapers, that it has been found necessary to print them in book form. Major McKinley still insists that be will take no holiday during the cam paign, but he has promised to go to Zoar, about eighteen miles from Canton, where he hopes to remain two or three days. He will also make a few very brief visits to Cleveland during the campaign. All the rest of the time he will spend in Canton. SEIAN AND HILL, TO MEET. Arrangement* for the Senator and the Sebmskan to Launch Together. TARRYTOWN, N. V., Aug. 23.—Ac cording to present arrangements William J. Bryan will lunch with Senator David B. Hill in Albany on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Bryan will not say so, but the statement is nevertheless true. When a representative of the United Associated Presses asked the Democratic candidate about the matter this evening Mr. Bryan would not give any informa tion on the subject. There was a rumor at Upper Red Hook the day Mr. Bryan accepted the invitation to be the gaest of Chairman Hinkley of the State Democratic Committee, at Win nisook Lodge in the Catskills, that Sena tor Hill would meet him in the quiet of that mountain camp, where they would be j The San Francisco Call. free from interruption and from the like lihood of having too much public atten tion drawn to their conference. Mr. Bryan and Senator Hill have undoubtedly reached an understanding, through those who conducted the negotiations for their consultation, as to the ground on which each shall stand when they come together. With such a foundation to start from they can perfect any mutual agreement in much shorter time than they could if there had been no prearrangement. When Mr. Bryan leaves Winnisook Lodge Tuesday afternoon he will be more familiar with what the Democratic State organization proposes with regard to his candidacy. Chairman Hinkley will in ail likelihood make him better acquainted with the position Senator Hill intends to assume. Mr. Hill and Major Hinkley stand very close to each other in political matters, and the beliei has been that the State chairman has been authorized to speak with some degree of authority for the Senator. That visit to Winnisook Lodge will extend from tomorrow evening until the next afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan will say goodby to Upper Red Hook at noon to-morrow and proceed to Rhinecliffe by carriage. A tug will be at Rhinecliffe at 2 o'clock to carry them across the Hudson at Rondout, where they are to take a train for Big In dian, from which place they will drive to WinnisooK Lodge. Tuesday they will leave Winnisook Lodge in time to catch th '. New York Central train arriving in Albany at 4:05 p. m., and will start for Syracuse at 7:55. Mr. Bryan attended services at the Dutch Reformed Church in Upper Red Hook this morning in company with Mr. Perrine. There was no unusual crowd present. Rev. G. D. Lydecker, the gpastor of the church, conducted the services, and in his prayer thus referred to Mr. Bryan : "And specially bless thy servant whom we have in our midst, thy honored servant. Fili him with wisdom and power for the anx ieties and fatigues of the coming days and fill him with hope and confidence in all thy purposes concerning him and these people." The sermon was preached by Dr. Robert H. Barr of the Associated Re formed Church ot Newburg. He made no direct reference to the Democratic candi date nor to the political situation. After tne services both ministers came down from the pulpit and shook hands with Mr. Bryan, many of the congregation following their example. The position taken by President Lewis Miller of the Chautauqua Assembly con cerning the report that the Democratic candidate would speak at Chautauqua next Sunday, is indorsed by Mr. Bryan. Several newspapers contain a statement from President Miller denying that Mr. Bryan would speak there, unless an arrangement could be made to have Major McKinley appear, and when this was shown Mr. Bryan he said: "I shall not speak there. Being inter ested in Chautauqua work my wife and I will avail ourselves of th« opportunity to see the parent association. The work of the association is non-partisan and the president is quite right in saying that neither candidate should speak there un less both are invited." A number of people called at the Per rine residence to-day to see Mr. Bryan. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan presented them with buttons bearing the picture of the candi date. SOUND-MONEY DEMOCRATS. Prospect* of a Large Attendance at the Indianapolis Convention. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 23.— Sound Money Democrats from throughout the country who drop into the headquarters of the National Democracy here to look over the ground and size up the prospects for the convention declare that the move ment is gathering strength beyond their expectations, and is developing a force they little hoped for when they launched it. It is generally understood among the members of the National Committee that the New York delegation shall be permitted to name the temporary chairman of the convention, and it is the supposition that it will select Bourke Cockran, though this can hardly be determined until the dele gation arrives on the ground the next day after the members are elected. For per manent chairman there has been much talk of Senator Vilas of Wisconsin, but during the last few days Vilas has loomed up in large proportions as a possibility for the Presi denial nomination, and if this seems probable when the convention meets the permanent chairman will probably be taken from the South. There is much talk of Senator Caffery of Louisiana and ex-Governor Jones of Alabama for the position. The correspondence of the executive committee indicating a larpe attendance upon the convention is borne out by the hotel engagements that have been pouring in since Friday night. Among tbe prom inent Democrats from various States who have engaged quarters for the convention are: Ex-Governor Roswell P. Flower, John R. Fellows of New York. Senator Vilas and General E S. Bragg of Wiscon sin, Governor Walter, Joel A. Sperry and David A. Wells of Connecticut, W. P. C. Breckinridge and W. H. Haideman of Kentucky, J. E. Outhwaite of Ohio, Gen eral Palmer, Controller Eckels and John P. Hopkins of Illinois, ex-Secretary Fair child of New York, Senator Caffery of Louisiana. ex-Governor Jones of Alabama, Governor Why te and Congressman Kayner of Maryland, Secretary Morton of Ne braska and Senator Gray of Delaware. LETTERS OF ACCEPTANCE. McKinley and Hobart Will Declare Themnelves Ttiltt Meek. ■ NEW YORK, N. V., Aug. 23.-The Sun to-morrow will say: It is stated on the best authority that the letter of the Hon. William McKinley, accepting the nomina tion of the Republican party for the Pres idency, will be made public this week. The candidate will break the record In sending in hi« letter thus early, as it has been usually well into September before the candidates for the Presidency have published their formal acceptance. Mr. Hanna and the other campaign managers, nowever, have recognized this as an ex-" ceptional year. The campaign is further advanced than it has ever been before in a Presidential year since the organization of the Repub lican party, and it was concluded that it would be well that the candidates should get out their letters and declare them selves in unmistakable terms on the chief issues as >-oon as possible. Vice- Presidential Candidate Hobart has only been awaiting tl.e action of the head of the ticket, and his letter will be maae public immediately following that of Major Mc- Kinley. SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 24, 1896. William Jennings Bryan declines to discuss the issues of the campaign with any one other than Mr. McKinley.— Press Dispatch. TERESA'S FANATICS FALL IN BATTLE, Three Revolutionists Slain by Mexican Troops in Chihuahua. PEaUAS CANON CONFLICT Soldiers Defeat the Raiders With the Loss of but One Mao. ASCENSION RODRIGUEZ SHOT. A Leader in the Uprising Executed at Oj naga — Desperados Join the Revolt. NEW YORK, N. V., Aug. 23.— A Re corder special from San Antonio, Texas, says: Another battle has occurred be tween the large band of Mexican outlaw fanatics and a force of Mexican soldiers, who attacked the revolutionists in the Pequas Canyon, Chihuahua, Mexico, just across the Rio Grande from Presidio County, Texas. Three bandits and one soldier were killed. The bandits were pat to flight. Ascension Rodriguez, one of the bandit leaders, who was captured a few days ago, has been shot at Ojinaga. A large num ber of desperate characters have disap peared from Texas border counties, and are believed to have joined the outlaw band, which now numbers over 500, The Dandits pretend to be revolution ists, and allege that their operations are directed against the Mexican Government. They claim to belong to the same army as the band of fanatics which recently at tacked Nogales, Sonora. Santa Teresa Urrea, the wonderful leader of the fanatics, reached Valentine, Tex., yesterday. She is on her way from Nogales to join the band of men operating across the river from the Texas border. A force of Texas rangers has gone to Pre sidio, Tex., and will prevent trouble on this side of the Rio Grande. Nearly 1000 Mexican troops are on their way from Chihuahua and other points in that State to the scene of the trouble. Sheriff Dan Knight of Presidio County is tnere and the latestadvices from him say: "I have crossed tne river from Ojinaga. The officers have just received word that they will be attacked this evening. Fifty armed men left Ojina-a to meet the fanatics, twenty miles from here. There are fifty or sixty of them, but the officers at Ojinaga think there are more hiding in the mountains. Two days ago the soldiers made a raid on the fanatics and they "os-ed to this side. '•Things look gloomy here and the officers ask for protection from this side, as the bandits will cross to this side when they are overpowered. I think Captain Hughes should come at once, with all the help he can bring. I have telegraphed him to do so. '•We expect every moment to hear of a right on tne other side. People at Ojinaga are excited, as they think the town will probably be destroyed when the outlaws cross to this side, so they can't get at them. The telegraph wires were cut again \ yesterday. If possible, we ought to have a company of soldiers." RUNAWAY TROLLEY-CAR. Jumps a Curve on a Steep Grade — No One Killed Outright, but litany A~e Badly Injured. NEW YORK. N. V., Aag. 33.— A special to the Herald from Frederics, Md., says: A runaway trolley-car carrying more than 100 passengers dp.shed down the Catoctin Mountains this evening, and in rounding a curve upset aud was smashed into kindling wood. Although going at the rate of sixty miles an hour at the time of the accident, no one was killed outright, but forty were injured, some of them seriously. The line had just been started and ex tended from Frederick City to Catoctin Heights, a distance of five miles. It was soon after dark this evening when car 101 started down the mountain for home. It accommodated only sixty passengers, but the crowd fought to get on in spite of the conductor's protests. After traveling at a high rate of speed about a mile, Motorman Mutz tried to stop, but found that while the brake worked on the front wheels, he could not control tnose in the rear. The passengers became panic-striken, and the car shot on until about two and a half miles down the mountain, when it jumped a curve. Thomas Anderson, a native of Frederick, was injured internally and w*i!l die. Miss Annie Buckles, aged 40 years, is badly bruised and suffering from the shock. Others had arms and legs broken. Relief was sent from Frederick. PREACHER AND REPORTER FIGHT Disgraceful Seen' in- a Georgia Howe of JTovhlp. MACON, Ga., Aug. 23.— A sensation was caused in the leading Methodist church of this city to-night by a difficulty between Rev. Alonzo Monk, pastor of the church, and Tilden Adamson, a reporter of the Daily Telegraph. Adamson reported the reverend gentleman's sermon last Sunday, which was pronounced by the pastor to be incorrect. At to-night's service the Rev. Monk was particularly severe on the reporter and reflected on him in such a manner as to cause Adamson to resent it at the end of the sermon. Going to the pulpit the young man demanded an explanation of of the doctor's remarks. An exchange of .words angered both gentlemen, whereupon they grappled each other. Deacons of the church rushed forward and an exciting exchange of blows be tween them and the reporter followed. The newspaper man stood firm and de fended himself as best he could against odds. Police were sent for. The con gregation was greatly excited, more than 1000 people being present. Women and men stood on tiptoe to watch the outcome of the scuffle. Finally order was restored, but the services were shortened by the scene. The trouble to-night was the outcome of his sermons on the barrooms of jviacon. SE RIO US STRIKE SITUATION. Tin plate factory Operatives Propose to Use the Boycott. ELWOOD, Ind., Auk. 23.— The strike situation at the tinplate factory is serious. When asKed what they would do when tho men were brought here on Monday to take their places, one of tne leading strikers said : ♦'We will let them go to work if they want to. We will not try to prevent them by force." Their plan, it is learned, is to boycott every business man in the city who owns stock or is interested in the company in anyway. The tin plate company is* ar rangine to start on Monday, and it is lojirned that to-morrow morning a special train will arrive here from Pittsburg, bringing non-union men to take the strik ers' places, and they will be taken into the factory and put to work regardless of any interference on the part of the strikers, if any is made. UNION RAILROAD MEN ATTACK DEBS Insinuations Against the Brotherhoods Are Re plied To. CHIEF ARTHUR'S RETORT Charges of Treachery on the Part of the Engineers Denied. TART TALK AT TERRE HAUTE. Members of the Various Orders Ad. vised to Do as They Please Politically. TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 23.— The union meeting of the railroad brother hoods to-day was made sensational by reason of the fact that the local trades unions declined the invitation to attend, and did so in such terms as caused Chief Arthur of the engineers and Grand Master Sargent of the firemen to. make bitter re plies to the assaults on the old brother hoods. It was known that Eugene V. Debs, president of the American Railway Union, is the admired labor leader here at his home, and what Arthur and Sargent, especially the former, said to-day is ac cepted as replies to the statement often made by Debs, that the old class organiza tions had passed the day of their useful ness. There were four or five hundred railroad' men present, many accompanied by women members of their families. The Terre Haute trade union men were not represented by as many as a dozen. Sar gent showed his feeling in the intense way in which he defended his organization from the implication that it had not been fraternal in its relations with trade un ions; that it is an aristocratic labor organ ization. The Central Labor Union had said in the resolution that the brother hoods had held aloof from tne labor or ganizations and that Chief Arthur had said the engineers' organization is not a labor union. Sartent said the Firemen's Brotherhood takes no exception to the vie ws of others in regard to labor, but it will not permit to go unchallenged the as sertion that it is dying and in disgrace. It remaius in Terre Haute, by its lodge, composed of good citizens, and it is going to remain here. Referring to the political issues of the year, he said the men should discuss the issues among themselves, without regard to party. They must not wait until some one in authority over them told them how to vote. In the lodgeroom they shoulo strip themselves of the in fluence of party or clique or corporation. When they do this the day of salvation for the wage-earner will be here. Chief Arthur followed Sargent, begin ning with the assertion that he was there to defend the engineers. He had seen the statement that he had said the brother hood is not a labor organization, and he wanted to brand it as a wicked falsehood. He has always said it was a labor organ ization, composed of men representing a branch of labor he considered to be skilled labor. It is true it is confined to one class of labor. If all classes of labor were thor oughly organized in their, respective • classes there would be no difficulty in each securing its demands. Tf all firemen were in the organization and there should be occasion for all the firemen on one road to quit work, the company would be unable to get men to take their places. "To show that P. M. Arthur is not what he has been represented to be," said he. "I want to say that I commenced as a wiper and was promoted to be a fireman and then an engineer. I always knew my place. I would advise men to shun sa loons and gambling dens. If that is preaching aristocracy I am an aristocrat. If I had my way I would close all the sa loons and there would be no occasion for a Keeley Institute. The workingmen are their own worst enemies, but the Brother hood is making better men of the men in the train service. It is said that the En gineers' Brotherhood has failed to give protection to its members. Wherever it has so failed it has been because of the perfidy aud treachery of the members themselves on the road where the griev ance existed." He challenged any one to truthfully contradict this stoteraent. This was in reference to the statement by Eugene V. Debs recently, that thirty engineers had been discharged from tbe Plant system as part of the policy of the managers of that system to drive organ ized labor off' the road, and that no at tempt was made by Arthur to protect them. Chief Arthur said that the broth erhood had paid $6,000,000 insurance. To day it has 107 written contracts with rail road companies as to wages. In one year it expelled 370 members for drunkenness and it was steadily raising the moral standard of engineers. Chief Clark of the conductors also spoke, but in a general way. Grand Master Morrissey of the train men, in the course of his remarks said the politicians were filled with promises or dire predictions, but the only way in which tbe wage standard can be main tained is through organized labor. The political parties will not do it. Secretary Austin of the Order of Teleg raphers also spoke. UNIVERSAL SEAMEN'S STRIKE. A Demand for Better Wages and Conditions That Will Extend Throughout the World. NEW YORK, N. V., Aug. 2a— lt is re ported here that preparations are being made for a longshoremen's and seamen's strike all over the world. Andrew Furuseth of San Francisco, sec retary of the Pacific Coast Seamen's Union; E. T. Eiderkin, secretary of the National Seamen's Union, and H. E. Bar ter, secretary of the International Long shoremen's Union, have been correspond ing with seamen of different countries about arranging for a universal strike. They believe that a strike of seamen and longshoremen to be successful should be universal. The leaders here have been corresponding with seamen's unions in England, France, Austria. Germany, Italy and Portugal. One of the leaders of the Atlantic Coast Seamen's Union said yesterday that the big dock strikes in England were only a prelude to bigger strikes, and the time was nearly ripe for a strike of seamen and longshoremen everywhere. Conferences were being held in Great Britain and other shipping centers, and there was a general feeling that a great struggle was near. The demands are for better wages and conditions, and for guarantees that sea men will be protected against the tyranny of unjust captains and shipping masters. MATAKELE ON SURRENDER. It It Believed in i.<,,tJon That the War Is Ended. LONDON, Eng., Aug. 23.— A dispatch to the Central N» ws from Buluwayo confirms the report that the principal Matabele chiefs have surrendered to the British forces, and it is beiieyed here that the war is ended. PRICE FIVE CENTS. COMMUNES WITH DEPARTED SPIRITS Mrs. Albertson's Pleasant Visions While in a Trance. SEES BEHIND THE VEIL. She Raves in Despair When Restoratives Check Her Celestial Flight. SOON RELAPSES INTO STUPOR. Peculiar Condition of a Woman Who, by S ight Chance, Escaped Burial Alive. PORTLAND, On., Aug. 23— Mrs. Mary S. Albertson, wfio by the slightest chance escaped being inhumed alive in tuis city several weeks ago, is again undergoing a living death, attended by circumstances so remarkable that physicians and scien tists are completely nonplused. Mrs. Albertson was believed to have died of typhoid fever on the morning of July 27, and two days later preparations were made for her interment. Frank Tnurman, an old hospital nurse and a friend of the woman, believing that he detected some spark of life in the remains, almost got into several personal altercations because of his refusal to permit the burial until more certain evidences of death had mani fested themselves. The old nurse's pre mises were correct, for with the aid of a galvanic battery and other restoratives the seemingly dead woman was brought to life on the morning of August 4. Dur ing all the time that she was laid out for burial she was cognizant of what was pass ing about her, yet unable to articulate a sound or move a muscle. Mrs. Albertson had sufficiently recov ered on August 10 to visit friends near Grants Pass, and on the evening of her departure from Portland she seemed in excellent health. But now she is once more in a cataleptic state. Tnurman to-day received a letter from B. S. Biochxneier, whose family Mrs. Al bertson is visiting, announcing that she became very iil two days after her arrival there and on the third day she was dead, to all appearances. But for her narrow escape from being buried alive here, she would have suffered the most horrible fate conceivable by the human mind. The galvanic battery was again applied, but it proved useless until noon on Tues day. Then the cataleptic trance gradually released its hold on tbe patient and at 4 o'clock she asked for a drink of water. She, however, failed to realize where she was and complained bitterly at being re moved from the society of her parents (both dead), with whom she was having a delightful visit. In this instance she had been abso lutely unconscious of passing events and, as the theosophists have it, her astral body had been wandering about in celes tial realms. It was almost impossible to convince her that she had for several days been in a death-like trance. For several hours she raved like one demented for having been brought back to earth. At 9 o'clock that night she grew more lucid and able to grasp her phenomenal condition. When bright enough to realize her second frightful escape she went into convulsions and at midnight was again in a trance. The letter adds that since then, up to Friday evening, Mrs. Albertson's reason has but once been restored by means of the gal vanic battery. A remarkable feature in connection with this case is that while in the trance Mrs. Albertson's respiration and pulsations are absolutely imperceptible. Her medical attendant says her life hangs on a frail thread and death is likely to ensue at any moment. NANSAN IN LIONIEG. Great Demonstrations in His Honor by the Norsemen. TROMSOE, Norway. Aug. 23.— Dr. Nansen. the Arctic explorer who recently arrived here on his return from a voyage in search of the north pole, and his wife .will proceed to Christiania on board of Sir George Baden Powell's auxiliary steam yacht. " Yesterday a erand fete was held in honor of the members of Dr. Nansen's expedition. Great enthusiasm was shown by the people, and Dr. Nansen and his comrades were carried in chairs into the hall where the fete was held and where a number of speeches were made lauding Dr. Nansen and his companions for their work. THE SLAUGHTER IN CRETE. Six Thousand Christians Massacred Since Last November. BERLIN, Germany, Aug. 23.— The Gre tan Reform Committee has issued in this city a report of the massacres in the Island of Crete. According to this report it is estimated that 6000 Christians have been butchered in Crete since November last. 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