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VOLUME XCn- NO. 149. SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY,j OCTOBER }2t, 19O2. v Elizabeth Cady Sianton's Life Work Ends. DEATH SUMMONS FAMOUS WOMAN Enters the Harbor Without Encountering the Revolutionist Warships. GUNBOAT BOGOTA STEAMS INTO PANAMA UNSCATHED NEW YORK,, Oct. 2fi.— In both Demo cratic 'and Republican campaign head quarters The Call's and the Herald's fore cast of the approaching election was I dis cussed and analyzed with, great care to day. The fact that party managers in op- Consensus of Opinion Is That Elec tion Will Verify Figures Given. MANAGERS DISCUSS POLL. \ Withthis as the paramount issue of the President Republicans will make the bat tle cry : this week, "Stand by the Presi dent." ,;.They already feel the effect of President Roosevelt's courage and diplo macy in settling the coal strike and pro pose to take advantage ¦ of his strong per sonality arid his popularity, in their efforts to awaken Republicans . from their ap parent lethargy; In the last week of the campaign. . .¦'¦-.., ... v .1 The campaign has demonstrated to the Congressional committee that the Presi dent's position on the trust question is the position of the great majority of the people. No other questionVhas been'so much discussed.-N. Everybody except a few trust promoters seem to be desirous of strengthening the Sherman law. • The Attorney General has not drafted an anti-trust bill and will not. The Presi dent and his Cabinet have no intention of following the example of -Cleveland or the British Cabinet by sending a bill to Congress stamped as an administra tion measure to be put through with the party whip. But Attorney General Knox has given careful study, to the' Sherman law and to the constitutional power of Congress and has mapped out in his own mind, the form of legislation that would be effective and Is ready to discuss the subject • with Republican leaders in Con gress, giving them the benefit of his study and opinion. HAS DRAFTED NO BILL. In that Pittsburg speech Attorney 'Gen eral Knox but amplified the President's position on the trust question and Repub lican leaders in Congress are ready to take up the work. ' It has been definitely determined to place this recommendation for trust leg islation ahead of every other in the Presi dent's next message to Congress. He will go no further than he did in his first message, but he will emphasize the im portance of. such legislation. Republi can leaders in Congress are in harmonj with the President and the speech of At torney General Knox in Pittsburg j ten days ago has suggested the way. , The Attorney General is satisfied that Con gress has power under the present con stitutional, grants to amend and extend the Sherman anti-trust law and so ef fectively regulate national and foreign commerce as to prevent the stifling of competition, the regulating of output and price and the restraining of national and international trade. « "Stand, by^ the President,"! is the mes sage; that hasr irane jj o^t'!f.rpm. jlenublican headquarters as the battle cry* for; the last week; of , the campaign. The Demo crats' hav£. abandoned every position they have taken since the campaign opened, even from '.every platform declaration they have made, and conducted a guer rilla campaign until the Republican man agers have concluded to make the last week a general rally to the support of the- President, taking advantage of his popularity and also striving to awaken voters to the necessity for a Republican Congress' to carry forward the Presi dent's recommendation for legislation to curb the trusts without destroying pros perity. THIS WEEK'S BATTLE CRY. The Republicans take the ground that the poll is conservative and gives their majority too 'small, because, as they say, many of the districts were' canvassed be for the good effects ,' of .the President's settlement of the coal strike became evi dent. •-: The,' Democrats --profess to . find as much hope in the polj' ; as. dol the (Republicans, whose only complaint ;.is that 'it is a bit too conservative' from:* their- standpoint. Chairman Gyiggs said^to : nlght: ',; , - "The forecast is certainly very .conser vative from a Democratic standpoint. We shall not only get all ithe votes. conceded by the Call-Herald, but "enough more to give us more than ayworking majority in the next House." .'£>. ; CALL BUREAU, 1406 G STREET, N. W., WASHINGTON, Oct. 26.— Taking a' cue from The Call's and the Herald's careful poll of the Congressional /contest, \- the Democrats will ndw"; renew their energies in close and dountfui districts, as " indi cated in the figures published morn ins.. -, "' :?/, ¦ . .¦•• ¦^.'¦' < : j : Owing to the accuracy- with -which 'The Call and Herald 'have given forecasts of previous elections,' the canvass : has been awaited by politicians on both sides with great interest this year,' and its J results are looked on with great respect. Special Dispatch to The Call. " Stand by the President "¦ Will Be the Shibboleth ; : ; Until Election" Day. Regard Figures on Ee publican| Majority • as Conservative. Party Managers Accuracy.; CALL'S POLL IS STUDIED BY LEADERS Continued on Page 2, Column 2. Continued on Page 2/ Column 6. LONDON. Oct. 26.-Almeric Hugh Paget, who married Miss Pauline Whit ney of New York, was accidentally shot by a friend while shooting in the country. After the" accident Paget was sent to London, where it was found necessary to take out one of his eyes. It is believed that the sight of the other eye will not be affected. : ALMERIC HUGH PAGET IS ACCIDENTALLY SHOT A' dispatch from Copenhagen dated Oc tober 4 said the Dowager Empress of Russia, who Is a daughter of King Chris tian of Denmark-, was ti«fe. object of the strictest surveillance by the police owing to what they considered to be an authen tic report that several Italian anarchists were on their way to Denmark in order to make an attempt to assassinate her. CALL BUREAU, HC6 G . STREET, N. W., WASHINGTON, Aug. 2S.-Presldent Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 27. 1S53. He will celebrate the forty-fourth anniversary of his birth in an entirely informal manner to-morrow, taking luncheon and 'dinner with such members of his family as are in this city and with a few intimate friends, who are yet to be notified that they will be hi3 guests. Unfortunately Mrs. Roosevelt will be absent from the family table, but she will remember the President with a birth day gift, as has been her custom always. It has been a time-honored custom of the Roosevelt family to " exchange pres ents _ at Christmas and to give a little token of remembrance on birthdays. Alice Roosevelt will give her father a gift of her own handiwork, while the other chil dren, after consulting Mrs. Roosevelt, have selected various presents, which they will hand to the President at break fast to-morrow morning. Mr. Roosevelt will spend the day in public business, as usual, the birthday celebration ', being incidental and quietly observed only in the domestic circle. ' Mr. Roosevelt's career as a public man began twenty-one years ago. Special Dispatch to The Call. ST. PETERSBURG. Oct. 26.— The police have captured an accomplice in the re ported plot against the Dowager Empress Marie Dagmar of Russia, which was re cently unearthed at Copenhagen. RUSSIAN POLICE ARREST AN ALLEGED . ANARCHIST I. '-'If Great . Britain and the United States,'/ said ; the Admiral, "were joined in ' the "interests of 'universal peace, and if the- rest of. the. world wanted to fight those ; countries, ' then ' let the rest of the world : look out.'.* . Continuing,'; Lord Beresford said he did not take a pessimistic view of the situa tion and, did not' agree that Great Britain was. going down '.hill. "The United -States,'*, said the Admiral, "is .certainly ahead of us in engineering and administration, and we need to adapt ourselves more to . mocern ideas." . LIVERPOOL, | Oct 26.— Vice Admiral Lord -Charles 'Beresford arrived here to day from New York on the Cunard line steamer Umbria, In the United States Lord Beresford studied the construction of American battleships and also investi gated shipping matters. He was inter viewed j on his trip to America and . said he had hada' splendid \ reception in the United ' States and . that he could ' vouch for the genuineness of the kind sentiment entertained In America for Great Britain. He said his investigations on the other side had ¦• convinced • him that Great Britain had nothing to rear from the In ternational Mercantile Marine ' Company. On the contrary, he. believed this combine would- benefit England,, commercially and otherwise.' r ' ' - / ¦The children will grow up with an abid ing faith In Buddha ' and in ' the - purple mother. :' . : There was started by Mrs. Tingley a scheme' for the; care of Cuban orphans when the Spanish-American war was at its height; There are now at Point Loma several^ hundred little ones, some ' white and others brownV All; are; called, lotus buds and.over .them watches the "purple mother," as Mrs. Tingley calls herself. The ' children: are taught -principally/ to look' happy. -A favorite diversion is j for the lotus; buds to assemble on, the front piazza and smile serenely, while un der the direction of their .5 purple mother they send out "loving thoughts to -all '-the' world."- ¦-.¦'¦ '¦'.... ¦.-... - -.-¦" ¦ : '*- i " ! - /'¦¦•¦'.'• All the churches , in „' Cuba ..¦ have been aroused by this so-called proselyting and the "papers of the island are crying out against the brotherhood as an . exposition of Buddhism. The Theosophists say there is more of Tingleyism in the cult which the young Cubans wlll^ learn than there" is of simon-pure East Indian philosophy. NEW YORK, Oct. 26.— Twenty children from Santiago will arrive here .this week on ; the steamer Orizaba, consigned to the guiding care of Mrs. Katherine A. Ting ley, high priestess of the Universal Brotherhood, at Point Loma, Cal. Special Dispatch to The Call. MISS ANTHONY GRIEVES. Eminent Suffragist Speaks Feelingly of Her Celebrated Associate. ROCHESTER. N. Y.,' Oct. 26.-The news of the death of Elizabeth Cady Stanton fell with crushing weight upon Susan B. Anthony, who had planned to go to New York ; on November 12 j to assist the ven erable advocate of woman's suffrage in the celebration of her eighty-seventh birthday. Miss Anthony saij. to-night: ( "Through the early days, when; the world was against us, we stood together. Mrs. Stanton was' always a. courageou/ woman, a leader of thought and; new movement. She was .a most finished PRESIDENT REACHES ANOTHER MILE-POST LORD BERESFORD'S ADVICE TO BRITAIN The Ministry of 'War in Bogota is in charge of Senor Cacas, Minister of Pub lic Instruction. GeneTa! Fernandez, Min- ' . " (¦¦-¦> , • ( ; ' among the' Government officials. Many have visited' the ship several times. Exchange Telegraph Company from Con stantinople says it is rumored that M. Zont cbeTt, the Macedonian leader, was killed during a. fight between" insurgents and Turkish troops at a point between Revre kop and Melnik, European Turkey. The insurgents had twenty-three men killed In the engagement. CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 26. — The Porte has received news of the defeat of the i evolutionary band under Zontcheff. Zontcheff himself was wounded, - but escaped. : '-.'-; LONDON, Oct. 27.— A dispatch to the Noted Macedonian Leader Wounded During the Engagement, but Escapes. TURKISH TROOPS DEFEAT . THE FORCES OF ZONTCHEFF COLOMBIAN . GUNBOAT AND TWO OFFICERS WHO ARE ABOARD OF HER. In 1S40 Miss Cady married Henry B. Stanton, who had already achieved prom inence In the anti-slavery, agitation: Stan ton was a delegate to the. world's anti slavery convention in London in. June, 1S40, and to that city the couple went on their ' wedding trip. ;. During the session there was much 'severe . comment - on "woman's inferiority," and. the refusal of After her graduation from an academy In Johnstown she sought admission to Union College, but the faculty declined to accept her because of her sex. She then went to a seminary in Troy, N.- Y., for a couple of years, and during the next sev en years studied at home, devoting much of her time to the law under her father's direction. During this Interval she' had become proficient in the classics and was a mathematician of no mean ability. Johnstown was a ¦ Scotch J settlement when Mrs. Stanton was born, and. in her youth she had opportunities to acquaint herself with the severe feudal ideas re garding women. She spent much t of the time in her father's law office, where she often heard the complaints made by un happy wives. It was during those' early years that she resolved to make an ef fort to relieve women 'from the disabili ties under which they were then living. BARRED FROM COLLEGE. The famous woman was born at Johns town, N. ' Y., November 12, 1815. She ' was the daughter of Judge Daniel Cady and Margaret Livingston. From her mother she inherited much of the spirit and vi vacity which distinguished her during her long career of public speaking and the vast amount of literary work accom plished in the effort to promote the move ment for woman suffrage. ' , FATHER- Al JURIST. In the death of Elizabeth Cady Stanton the advocates of equal rights for women In the political affairs of the govern ment have lost a champion of rare cour age, conspicuous intellectual ability and admirable character. Whole-hearted In her sympathy with those whom she felt were oppressed, generous of love and sympathy, possessed of moral energy In a remarkable degree, she succeeded • in obtaining for herself by dint of tremend ous industry and not a little self-sacrifice a place unique In the history of the wom en of America. KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 26.— The German steamer Hercynla reached here to-day from Colon, Colombia. Her of ficers-report that considerable fighting is going on in the interior of that country, the revolutionists taking advantage of the withdrawal - of Government troops for service on the isthmus. At Savanilla the Government soldiers are dying at an alarming rate from fever. While the Hercynia was moored at Sava nilla there were on the pier the bodies of several soldiers who had died there, and the remains had not been removed. Dis ease is rife on that side of the coast. . The ship's officers had to check their own cargo at Savanilla and do other work themselves, to perform which Colombians generally are employed, it being impos sible, to get local help. '-he situation on the isthmus remains the same. Bodies Lie Uncared For on a Pier at Savanilla. SOLDIERS DYING OF FEVEB. Important news from Bogota is expect ed by the steamship Quito, 'which will arrive here from Beuna Ventura to-mor row. ; , ister of War, has been ill for several days. CUBAN YOUNGSTERS FOR POINT LOMA The Botoga now has four guns, but there are others here which will be mount ed on her. There has been much excite ment and enthusiasm during the day The Bogota did not stop at any Central American ports. She was expected to call at Punta Arenas and take In tow . the gunboat Poas, recently bought by ; the Colombian Government. After the captain of the .port left, the ship Captain Marmaduke brought the Bo gota into the harbor and made an official call upon General Perdomo and Governor Salazar. C, " \i il '11' t |J| Ti*l . The Bogota did not. come into the harbor at once. She anchored outside un til the captain of the port called, upon Captain Marmaduke, the American com mander of the war vessel. Captain Mar maduke was. in -the Confederate, navy during the United States • Civil War.. The United States cruiser Ranger left this evening for San Francisco. * She will call at Corinto on her voyage northward. •mf-^ A.NAMA, Oct." 26.— The Bogota, B Jh which was fitted . as a . gun- ,' jM- lt J8r boat at San Francisco for S the Colombian Government, J*L arrived here at . 10 o'clock j this morning. . She ! was not ; attacked by any of the rebel war vessels • on her way to this port.' Volkman had offered to allow the apple to be placed on his head. Meinit began chooting at a distance of about twenty feet. The first two shots failed to hit either the apple or the man, but the third struck Volkman In the forehead and he dropped to the stage and died within an hour. Meinit was arrested and held for a hear ing on a charge of manslaughter. COLD SPRING HARBOR, N. Y., Oct. 26.— The Coroner to-day held an inquest on the body of John Volkman, a barber, ¦who was accidentally shot and killed last night on the stage of Thespian HaU by Charles Meinit, member of a traveling medicine show. One of the star features of the show was Meinit' s feat of shooting an apple from the head of any person who ¦would volunteer to become a target. Marksman Accidentally Sills a Man While Shooting' at Apple on His Head. STAB FEATURE OF SHOW ENDS IN A TRAGIC DEATH The funeral will be held on Wednesday but the hour has not been set." The In terment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. The children of 'Mrs. Stanton with her when she died were Mrs. M. F Lawrence and Mrs. Stanton Blatch- of New York; Henry and Robert L. Stanton > of New York, lawyers; Theodore Stanton of Paris and G. Smith Stanton, "a real estate broker of _ Wardencliffe, Long Island. About a week ago Mrs. Stanton began to fail rapidly. This became more,notice able last week, and then it was known to the family that' her death was only a question of days or hours.' ¦ •jj* w ew • york;' ocC 26.—Eiiza #>& J ' beth . 'Ca'dy .*-. Stanton, ' f the | / .' well-known woman',. *suf / . f ragist, died to-day /at her j ! A. t home in West Ninety-fourth street, In this city. Old age ' was given as the cause of death. She was " conscious almost to the last. i Mrs. Stanton was a lecturer of notable ability, and on many occasions addressed State Legislatures In defense of her theo ries on Intemperance, divorce, slavery and suffrage. In 1866, believing women to be eligible to public office, she offered herself as a candidate for Congress from the Eighth New York District. . She received twenty-four votes. With Miss Anthony and Parker Pillsbury she edited The Rev olution. Since 1SD0 she' had resided in New York with her children. In 1895 her eightieth birthday was celebrated under the auspices of the* National Council of Women by. 3000 delegates from all wom en's societies at the Metropolitan Opera house. She wrote books S entitled "The History of Woman Suffrage" (with Susan B. Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage), "Eighty Years and More" and "The Woman's Bible." \ In 1850 Mrs. Stanton found an enthusias tic associate in Miss Susan B. Anthony. The former managed the reform* crusade and the latter did the writing of circulars and pamphlets. For half, a century the two women -worked vigorously in , the cause of suffrage. It has' been remarked that at times their utterances were im prudent and their methods impolitic, but the motives behind their work never lacked the highest regard for woman's moral and social advancement. MEETS MISS ANTHONY. The young woman's father was alarmed at her radical views and hurried her home. He argued and pleaded with her, but- her convictions were too firmly grounded to be undermined even by pa rental suasion. > In 1846 Mrs. Stanton removed to Seneca Falls, and with Mrs.-Mott and others is sued the call for the first women's rights convention. It was held at Seneca' Falls in, July, 1848. At the session Mrs. Stan ton's demand for the ballot created amazement and at first gained little sym pathy. She persisted, however, and spoke eloquently in defense of her course, with the result that her ' resolutions were adopted.' OPENING OF CRUSADE. %'For six years following her return to this'. country Mrs. Stanton lived in Bos ton,^ during which time she made a study of.>the social and political- position of women. The result was that in addition to the rights claimed by Mrs. Mott— to more remunerative work, : : to hold prop erty after marriage and to independent judgment in religion — Mrs. Stanton de manded the removal of woman's civil disabilities by making * their . political status the same as that of men. the convention " to admit Mrs. '.'Mott and other American women as delegates op erated In determining Mrs. Stanton to de vote her life and energies to. the moral, social and political elevation of women. On the whole, however, the Colonial Secretary's decision is warmly welcomed as timely and sensible. - The Daily Telegraph believes that this step will be the precursor of similar vis its to Canada and Australia. Various ref erences are made to the "new diplomacy" ar.d the "new statesmanship." as -well as % % **$ political aspects of the .absence^ of the strongesT^lInlster at attime when the Government is passing through a critical phase of its existence. There also are Borne hints that Chamberlain will be glad to be absent during the awkward situa tions aVising from the Government's edu cation bill. The striking precedent to be established by Colonial Secretary Chamberlain In vis iting a colony during his term of office is a subject of general and approving comment this morning. The Times this morning Kays that it un derstands that Mrs. Chamberlain, who was Mary Endicott of Salem, Mass., will accompany her husband to South Africa, and that his eon. Austen, who is Post master General, will answer Colonial Of fice questions in Parliament during his father's absence. Chamberlain purposes to start for South Africa toward the end of November and to return In the early part of March. His visit ¦will embrace Cape Natal, the Orange River Colony and the Transvaal. The Colonial Secretary hopes to have an opportunity of conferring while In South Africa with representatives of all the dif ferent interests concerned and to consid er their views In his future policy. LONDON. Oct. 27.— It Is officially an nounced that Colonial Secretary Cham berlain has decided to visit South Africa personally and examine on the spot the problem presented by the termination of the war and the settlement of affairs In the new colonies. King Edward has given his approval of this plan, which. It Is eatd, has also the full approval of Pre mier Balfour and the Cabinet ¦ r London Press Comments Favorably on Precedent He Establishes. Decides Upon a Per sonal Inspection of Conditions. Colonial Secretary Will Go to the Transvaal. CHAMBERLAIN RESOLVES TO VISIT BOERS The San Francisco Call. FAMOUS WOMAN' SUFFRAGIST ! WHO DIED AFTER A LONG AND CONSPICUOUS CAREER. : ; .