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STALWART LEADERS CONFIDENT OF McKINLEY'S ELECTION, WHILE THE BRYANITES REMAIN MOST SOLEMNLY DEFIANT VOLUME LXXXTTII— NO. 159. SAN FRANCISCO, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1900. PRETTY DEMONSTRATION AT THE PRESIDENT'S HOME ? Called to the Poreh by Cheering Towns people, Mr. MeKinley Speaks Briefly. When the President mentioned the name of Judge Day there was another enthusi astic ovation and the Judge was con stantly interrupted by applause while ha spoke. country to the other the American people will speak (A voice. "For William Mc- Kinley." Tremendous and long-continued cheers), and we must wait reverently and in patience for their verdict. I know you will be glad to hear a word from our fel low toT/nsman, Judge William Day, whj has held a conspicuous place in the ad ministration over which you called me to preside in 1S9C I thank you and bid you good-night." (Tremendous applause.) BLOOMINGTON, 111., Nov. 5.-Adlal E. Stevenson arrived home late last night and spent to-day quietly with his family. To-night he was the principal speaker at the Coliseum, talking an hour on the ques tion of Imperialism. Mr. Stevenson's re ception by the audience was a great ova tion. Mr. Stevenson has spoken continu ously for six weeks in ten States, and he said to-nlEht that he was confident of the election of Mr. Bryan and himself. He will vote early to-morrow and will re ceive the returns in the evening at his home. of the Democratic Ticket. Says He Is Confident of the Success Afternoon stops were made at Lostant, La Salle, Mendota, Amboy, Dixon, Pclo and Freeport. \ - STEVENSON BEACHES HOME. Addresses by Presidential Candidate John G. Woolley, National Chairman Stewart and R. J. Radford, candidate for Secretary of State for Illinois, were well received at Bloomington El Paso was the last stop of the forenoon. . EL PASO, 111., Nov. 5.— The Prohibition special train left Peoria this morning over the Big Four for the final day's run of the campaign, a total of eleven stops being scheduled for the trip through Northern Illinois. The first speaking of the day was at Tremont. V": " "•-! Towns. Woolley Is "Well Received in Illinois PROHIBITIONIST MEETINGS. Judge Butler of the District Court, on application of the Repifblican County Committee to-day issued an order enjoin ing the Board of County Commissioner*, which is controlled by the Democrats, from Interfering in any manner with the deputies appointed by Sheriff Jones. The board nevertheless met this afternoon and revoked the commissions of all the dep uties, disregaTdlng the court's order. Killed in a Mine. WALLACE, Idaho, Nov. 5.— Henry R. Mesler of Oswego, Kans.. was killed by. a cave-in at the Standard mine last night, v BUTTE, Mont.. Nov. 5.— In a political row" here to-night . several persons were injured. Michael Torpy's injuries were severe. The disturbance grew out of an attempt to break up a marching club's parade. .';-rv: Injured in a Political Row. ST. PAUL. Nov. 5.— An operation was performed late to-day on Senator Davis, which included the amputation of one of his' toes. The patient stood the shock well and Dr. Murphy, who 1 performed the operation, reports that the Senator's con dition is slightly more favorable. Operation on Senator Da via. Interested in It. CLEVELAND, Xov. 5.— The Leader to morrow will say: According to a story which came out here to-day, a new railroad syndicate has been formed by the Goulds, E. H. Harri man and John W. Gates. The new syn dicate has now under its control the Chi cago and Alton and its allied interests, the Kansas City Southern, the "Wabash. the Missouri Pacific and the Missouri. Kansas and Texas and other properties In the southwest country. Under the new arrangement these roads are to be put into the pool. The object is to lessen the competition and to make possible a new through service to the Texas territory, which has not been ob tainable out of Chicago hitherto. The story has it that the syndicate is to reach into this territory as well as control cer tain Western systems by buying in the Clover Leaf and then making overtures for the possession of the "Wheeling and Lake Erie. It is also said to be the nucleus of a larger syndicate In the West that will try to gain control of tne larger roads there. _ . Palls Dead on the Street. SAN JOSE. Nov. 5.-Orlando M. Meek lem. a carpenter. 49 years of age. fell dead ion the street this evening' The cause was heart disease. . . RTTMOBS OF A NEW TtATT.ROAD SYNDICATE The .Goulds, E. H. Harriman and John W. Gates Said to Be •"¦>* ANTON, Ohio. Nov. 5.-The Me m Klnley lawn, so famous in the I . J campaign of 1S96. was to-night • the scene of an enthusiastic demonstration similar to that which closed the campaign of four years ago. The President was prevailed upon to depart from his rule, which, in the face of much pressure, has been inflexible all through the campaign, and he made a short address to his neighbors and fellow townsmen, free from partisanship, but apropos, of the election to-morrow. He also introduced Judge Day for a short speech from the famous front porch. The occasion was an unadvertised and unan nounced serenade by the "Grand Army Band," with several thousand people fol lowing the band with cheers and hurrahs and a glare of red fire that illuminated the whole scene about the McKinley home. The band appeared upon the streets some time after dark, and the report that the President was to be serenaded spread like wildfire. First a score fell In behind the band, then another score, then hun dreds, and finally, by the time the McKin ley home was reached, thousands. Some where, no one knows how, a supply of red fixe torches was secured and they were burning at their height when the cheers of the crowd around the house drowi.ci the music of the band. Two or three se lections were played in the street in front of the house and then the band was in vited to the front of Mrs. McKlnley's parlot for another selection. • After each number there had been calls for the President, and finally he appeared on the porch. He bowed to the crowds in front of him and to his right and to his left amid deafening cheers. There -were calls for a speech, and some one pulled from the vestibule of the house a relic of the campaign of four years ago, a Ttn nessee stump,' with polished top and en graved emblem, brought here by a Ten nessee delegation. The President stood upon this and spoke as follows: "My fellow citizens: I am very glad to greet you once more at my old home. This is not a .year when I am making speeches. To-morrow - from one end ot the vast tions be an accident. There is no earthly excuse for the return to the conditions that existed before the present adminis tration. The people know what is before them, and if they vote against their own Instincts it is their own fault. "The morrow promises success. The great parade of Saturday in New York shows that the business men are aroused. For'hour after hour \hey -'marched in the rain to testify to their devotion to the cause of the nation and the flag, and it augurs success." ' . ¦;&* Governor Roosevelt then discussed in a general way the national issues. He was frequently cheered, and at the close of the meeting was tendered a reception. TROUBLE FEARED AT DENVBB. Registration Lists Alleged to Be Padded, and . Conflicts Expected. DENVER, Nov. 5.— The registration ha3 been, largely Increased throughout Colo rado this year, mainly through the ac tivity of the women voters. In Denver 69.016 names are registered, 20,000 more than in 18%. Charges of padding the reg istration and colonizing have been made pn both sides. On the national ticket the question appears to be merely' the size of Bryan's majority. The fusion State ticket will not receive the entire Bryan vote, but its success is regarded as prob able nevertheless. The next Legislature will elect a United States Senator to suc ceed Walcott, and the fufalonlsts claim that not over a dozen members pledged to Walcott \ will be elected. Judge Hallett in the United States District Court to day made an order, forbidding- United States Marshal Bailey to appoint deputies to serve at the polls to-morrow. ¦> Sheriff Jones . at Arapahoe County has sworn, in 500 or C00 Republicans as deputies to servb at the polls in this city and the Demo cratic Fire and Police Board has appoint ed as many special policemen. , Feeling "is running; very high and it is feared conflicts may occur at some of the polling places to-morrow. The Republican County Committee ; to-day published a list of over 5000 names on the registration lists of : persons, who. it ; is claimed, have '¦¦ no "right to vote. NEW YORK, Nov. 5.— Governor Roosevelt wound up the Re publican national campaign to night by delivering an address at Oyster Bay, L. I., before one of the largest gatherings that ever as sembled at that place. Prior to the meet ing there was a parade, led by five bands. When the Governor appeared ho was greeted by long continued applause. He said in part: "In this campaign I have not only ap pealed in my speeches to the Republicans but to all who have the honor and integ rity of the country at heart. I have ap pealed to higher motives than partisan ship; I have appealed to honor. I have appealed to all, whether agreeing or dis agreeing with me in politics, to stand by their country. I have appealed to the teachings of Jefferson and Jackson and of Lincoln. Mr. Jefferson was an expansion ist, and he it was who expanded over Ne braska and governed the Indians without their consent. The Indians have been suc ceeded by the Populists, and they are gov erned without their consent. "Mr. Croker says he Is In politics for his pocket. I am not criticizing him, only quoting him. As for Jackson, he was tor hard money, expansion and honor for the flag. If Mr. Croker were to walk over Jackson's gTave Jackson would turn over In his grave with disgust We must beat Bryan and also stamp out Bryanism. "The Republican party stands to-day for continued prosperity. Compare the times to-day with those four years ago, when McKinley became President. Bryan said If McKinley were elected there would be bad times. We said there would be prosperity and there- has been. "The triumph of silver would paralyze business and it would hurt most the la boring man and the mechanic— those who are paid by the week and month. There has been greater prosperity in the last four years than ever before. The price'of produce has Increased 60 per cent; fail ures have decreased; mortgages. have de creased in number and amount; the de posits in the savings banks have in creased, and all this in spite of Mr. Bry an's prophecy. This cannot be called an accident." nor can a return to old condi- Addresses a Great Gathering at Oyster Bay and Deelares That Bryanism Must Be Stamped Out. ROOSEVELT CLOSES THE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN " 'Four years ago on election night the Journal beat the entire country with the news of William McKinley's election. This year the Journal expects history to repeat itself.' J. H. MANLEY." , George Stone, chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, received a telegram last night from National Committeeman Manley containing the astounding information that the Evening Journal considers Bryan's cause hopeless. The message is as follows: "Republican National Headquarters, New York, Nov. 5, 1900, 7:53 p. m. "George Stone, chairman Republican State Central Committee, San Francisco, Cal: To-day's Evening Journal, Bryan's chief organ (last column, sec ond, page), concedes McKihley's election in these words: V Announces in His New York Evening Journal His Belief That the History of McKin ley^ Election in 1896 Will Repeat Itself. HEARST ADMITS HOPELESSNESS OF BRYAN'S CAUSE. tho order issued on Sunday to captains regarding the McCullagh deputies and voters would be rescinded. The order of the Mayor read as follows: "You will at once revoke the order is sued from your office on the 4th inst. relative to the duties of the police force on election day, and you will issue Imme diately such further orders as will re quire your subordinates to co-operate ¦with and also in the execution and en forcement of the metropolitan election district law and amendments thereto." Later Mayor Van Wyck made the fol lowing statement: "There will be no Intimidation or vio lence at the election. It will pass off as quietly as that of a country village. The Chief of Police will take charge of that and will preserve ore*. I have the ut most confidence in the Chief. He knows Ills duty and is a perfectly efficient Chief and understands how to maintain peace end order." Chief Devery said that there would be no trouble at the polls to-morrow and that he would enforce the orders of the Mayor to the letter. ONLY A TAMMANY TRICK. Spurious Letter Warning Republican Voters of Impending 'Arrest. NEW YORK, Nov. 5.— Republicans ¦who. had given the time of their residence in their election districts as thirty days were much worried to-day upon receiv ing what purported to be a warning let ter sent out by the National Protective Association, city of New York, and dated at 1 Madison av'enue," where the head quarters of the Republican National and County committees are located. The let ter suggested to the voter that as there was a warrant out for his arrest he be accompanied to the polls by a friend, who would give a ball bond. These letters were en plain paper, without a printed letterhead or other evidence of their origin. They were mailed on Sunday and delivered th's morning. Many of the re cipients hastened to Republican national or county headquarters to ask what the warning meant. Republican officials knew nothing about the letters. A search through the city director}* failed to dis close the "National Protective Associa tion." These letters were characterized by Republicans as evidence of "contempt ible and cowardly Tammany roorbacks." All Republicans who came to mane in quiry were told to go and vote and were assured of protection. No warrants such as are described in the letters are out. Republican lawyers and bondsmen will be at each of the Magistrates' courts to de fend Republican voters and also at the county courthouse to obtain the necessary writs permitting voters to vote who are improperly prevented from so doing. ? — EXODUS FROM WASHINGTON. Government Employes Hasten to Their Homes to Vote. WASHINGTON. Nov. 5.— All the trains I leaving the national capital to-day were I crowded with voters going to their homes j to cast their ballots to-morrow. From the Government printing office alone almost 3500 employes have gone and the ratio is almost as heavy from the other Govern ment bureaus. All applications for leave of absence for this purpose, except where I absolutely Inconsistent with the public service, were granted. With the exception of Secretary Hay and Secretary Gage all the Cabinet officers will vote at their homes. These two, with such guests as may be invited, will assemble at the White House to-morrow night to receive the election returns. They will be In direct tele i graphic and telephonic communication j with the President and with the National t Republican headquarters in Chicago and j New York. Representative Loudenslager. I who has charge of the Republican branch j headquarters here, will receive the return" ¦ and keep tab en the complexion of the I next House of Representatives. Repre j sentatlve Richardson of Tennessee, chair - j man of the Democratic Congressional Committee, will be here to-morrow,' night to receive returns at headquarters. > HANNA LEAVES CHICAGO. Will Spend the Evening With. Mc- Kinley at Canton. CHICAGO. Nov. 5.-Chairman Hanna and Secretary Heath of the Republican National Committee left to-night for their respective homes at Cleveland and Mun cle, Ind. After voting to-morrow Chair man Hanna will go to Canton and sprnd the day with President McKinley. He will return to his home during the evening and receive the election returns at the Union Club in Cleveland. He will not return to Chicago again this fall. During the latter part of this week he will go to New York to oversee the closing of the New York headquarters, then return to Cleveland and remain there until Congress* opens In December. Mr. Heath, after visiting Muncle to-mor row morning, will return to headquarters In Chicago and will remain here until all the accounts of the committee are settled and the furniture shipped. The commit tee's mail should be addressed during thin week to Chicago and it will be attended to by Secretary Heath. After this week all communications Intended for the. commit tee should be addressed to Washington, where the national committee will have temporary headquarters. ¦ ' . . driven to police headQuaxters, where he called upon Chief Devery. The Mayor and the Chief of Police were closeted together for an hour. At the conclusion of the conference Chief Devery announced that in accordance with the Mayor's orders NEW YORK, Nov. 5.— Governor Roose velt's message 'was delivered to Mayor Van Wyck at the Democratic Cluo to night. The Mayor took a cab and was ••I not fall to call to summary ac count cither State or city authorities In the event of either being g-uilty of Intimi dation or connivance at fraud or failure to protect every legal voter In his rights. I therefore hereby notify you that In the event of any wrongdoing following upon the i failure immediately to recall Chief Devery's order, or upon any action or In action on the part of Chief Devery, I jnust necessarily call you to account. "THEODORE ROOSEVELT." •My attention has been called to the cSdal order Issued by Chief of Police r>every. In •which he directs his subordi nates to disregard the chief of the State Ejection Bureau, John McCullagh. and his deputies. Unless you have already taken Eteps to secure the recall of this crder it is necessary for me to point out that I shall be obliged to hold you re sponsible, as the head of the city govern ment, for the action of the Chief of Po lice, IX it should result in any breach of the peace and Intimidation or any crime whatever against t"he election laws. The Eiate and city authorities should work together. OYSTER BAY. L. I.. Nov. 5.— Governor Roosevelt cent the following communica tion to-night to Mayor Van Wyck of New Tork: Infamous Police Order Re scinded. ROOSEVELT ACTS PROMPTLY Causes Iffiayor Van Wyck to Have Candidates arfl leaders are all going home to vote. President McKinley will remain in Canton. Mr. Bryan completed his whirlwind canvass in Nebraska and will vote In Lincoln. Governor Roosevelt rested at Oyster Bay. and Adlai E. Ste venson returned to Bloomlngtcki, 111. Sen ator Kanna is in Cleveland, where he will vote to-mcrrow and then proceed to Can ton, where he will receive returns with The President. Mr. Odell, Republican can didate for Governor, is at Newburg, and Mr. Stanchfield, Democratic candidate for Goverrcr, has returned to his home In Elmira to vote. Betting cor.tir.ued to be strongly on Mc- Kinley. In Chicago odds as high as 7 to 1 that McKinley would be elected were effered: In Boston and Philadelphia of fers were made at 6 to 1. Betting in this city ranged from 4 to 1 to 5Vi to 1 on Mc- Kinley. Overregjstration In many of the upper I districts is likely to cause considerable j congestion at the polis. In this way many j voters who »•¦«• »«¦*«" <u p-ettJr.^ to the polls I sr*» UkeTy to be enfranchised. TVarn!nrs ! have been distributed to thousands of r.ew j voters in the city Informing them that they ere likely to be arrested If they at teznpt to vote, and advising them to go to the polls accompanied by bondsmen. Claims and counter-claims on election eve were as numerous as usual. Mr. Odell, chairman of the Republican State Committee, insisted that New York would rive McKinley 100.000 plurality. Mr. Cro ker, leader of the Democratic party in the State, put his figures at S3.000 and admit ted in private conversation to other per sons that Bryan would have 90.009 plural ity In Greater New York. The Democrats r!aim that they will carry Illinois, Indi ana, Ohio and New York. The general trend in the West would seem to indicate that the Republicans there are graining confidence. ". Both political parties are urging their cdherents to g-o to the polls early and vote. n.ldressed to Mayor Van Wyck, Sheriff Grill £r.d District Attorney Gardiner, ap prising them cf his intention to hold them personally responsible for any connivance rr neglect of duty on their part In eon n«K;tion with frauds against the elective franchise in New York City, but the latest crd4r of Chief Devery rescinding his first one will, it Is hoped, avert trouble. Governor Roosevelt added to the popular fxciteirsent by issuing pronunciamentos force on Sunday, advising them that no rr.an in the act cf voting- should be Inter fered with, led to an unexpected and sen fational outcome •when the November Grand Jury met and indicted Devery. order issued by Chief Devery to the police the city cf New York the situation was enlivened by the prospect of a clash at the polls between the police force, which Js supposed to favor the Democratic cause, and the deputies of State Superin tendent of Elections McCullagh, who is supposed to favor the Republicans. The in the great centers of popula tion. Republicans were very confident. Democrats solemnly defiant and betting odds were still largely on McKinley. In NEW" YORK. Nov. 5.— With every prospect of beautiful weather, the campaign closed to-night. Party fcclir.g was running high Special Dispatch to The Call. Both Political Parties Are Urging Their Adherents to Go to the Polls Early and Vote. Sensational Incidents in New "York Attend the Closing of the Campaign. PROSPECT OF BEAUTIFUL WEATHER WHICH AUGURS A REPUBLICAN VICTORY PRICE FIVE CENTS. UNCLE SAM — Time and the wind-up, 'gentlemen. Shake hands and go to it. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL.