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THE COUTEHTIOHS IH LIHK
Scth Low XaniPil by the Citizens
Union and Republican
Ilnrmnn Miotvn nt Iloth JIntlicrlnR
nail tlio panics f tlic Candldnte
Iliurtllj Cheered Sir Coler
Friend Decide to llnko right
NEW YORK cit 24 All of the talk of
stampedlnK the Citizens Union city con
vention for Coler came to nothing when
the convention met in Cooper Union to
night The city ticket selected by the
conference consisting of Low for major
Grout for comptroller and ornes for
president of the hoard of aldermen war
Plt through without opposition worthy of
the name and was finally made the unani
mous choice of the conention Coler
learned that if he were put before the
convention It would disclose his weak
ness Rather than submit to this he told
his supporters that they must not
his name This course was carried out
and the Coler delegates all pledged them
selves to a hearty support of the Citizens
Union ticket
George Uaen Putnam the chairman
called the concntion to order Of the 1240
delegates elected to the contention 113
were present In his speech Sir Putnam
said
New Tork is in reolt against the
insolent and corrjpt gang which is mis
ruling the city New Yorkers are ready
to follow our lead in the Impending fight
for their liberties and for their rights
Ihcy will Join with us In securing an ex
ecutive who will represent the Interests
of the communits and not those of Tam
many speculators and a police depart
ment which will protect the citizen In
stead of the criminals while they will
also be interested In preventing the pres
ent effective management of the prosecu
ting machinery of the district attorneys
oflice from falling back Into the hands of
the old time officials whose methods indi
cated that they were the protectors if
not the allies of the gamblers and of the
official delinquents
In resuming control of its own affairs
New York will once and for all put an
end to the disgrace of Devery whose pull
anil whose misdoings are a logical out
come of the corruption of Crokerlsm
The Republican city convention at Its
final session in the Grand Central Palace
this evening unanimously ratified the
ticket reported by the anti Tammany
Committee and nominated as its candi
dates
For Major SETII LOW Ind Hep of Man
hattan
lor Comptroller EDWARD SI GROLT Ind
Dc ra of Brooklyn
For President ol the Board oi Aldermen
CHUILLb 10IiSEs Ind Dcm of Manhat
tan
The session of the convention that ac
complished this result lasted onls a little
over an hour and a half but it was full
of go and spirit from the start Timothy
L Woodruff presided His references to
President Ronsevlt were cheered
The platform sajs in part
The Republicans of New York City
sinking all partisan advantage in the wel
fare of the community meet in their
municipal convention as citizens and pa i
triots presenting to the voters the broad
proposition of a municipal ticket for hon
st Intelligent economic business like
and non partisan government IVe ar
raign Tammany Hall as a band of coi
splrators against the public welfare as an
organization devoted to public plunder
whose office holders in the conduct cf the
public business to use the language of
their chief are working for their pockets
all the time
In the name of our candidates we
promise that if they are elected the black
mail iniquity which is the foulest dis
grace of Tammany government shall be
rendered impossible by the complete re
organization of the police department
The one issue in this campaign is an
upright administration of municipal af
fairs conceived and executed solcls for
the benefit of the people It is the Issue
of common honest- It Is the fight of
good citizenship against bad selfish and
careless citizenship It is an issue that
must abide and a light that must be kept
up until the Tammanv idea of govern
ment has been uprooted and destrojed
The Republican convention was marked
throughout by unanimity From ail sides
of the great assembly hall of the Grand
Central Palace which was packed with
delegates and spectators there came
cheers and applause at every mention of
the name at the head of the ticket and
the other names were as well received
Not one delegate but showed by his de
meanor that the ticket was absolutely
satHfactorv to him and that he had a
firm belief that it would be successful
on election day
The Citizens Union convention was
almost as enthusiastic Cooper Union
was packed to its doors by the delegates
nnd Alternates Seldom has any attempt
nt fusion In New York City been bo abso
lutely harmonious when it came down to
the action of the nominating convention
No word was said against Mr Low
even by the most enthusiastic of the
Coler men and the hearts support cf the
two organizations vv cs shown Ly the en
thusiastic reception which his name called
forth
A BREAK WITH BIDDER
Dincoril Among the cvv York Cer
man OrnnlxutloiiH
NEW YORK Sept 2- Steps are being
taken tho five German American anti
Tammanv organizations of Iirookln
which together with the German-American
Reform Union of Manhattan are em
braced in the German American Union
organized by Herman Rldder to form a
new anti Tammanj combination as a
substitute for the German American
Union which is now practically disrupted
owing to the belief current among the
numbers of the several organizations that
Herman Rlddcr the founder is not out
in the open in the struggle for Tammanys
downfall
The preliminaries looking to the organi
zation of the proposed new coalition of
the German American societies both here
and In Urookln arc to be arranged It
Is said within a few days
The only one of the six German-American
anti Tammany societies that will
keep Its delegates away from the first
bcsslon of the proposed new alliance is
the German American Reform Union of
Manhattan which was formed by Her
man Rlddcr some four sears since It
Is still controlled and dominated bs him
The several German American societies
that are expected to reunite for the wag
ing of n common warfare against Tam
many Hall during the coming campaign
arc tho German American Municipal
League and the German American Citi
zens League of Brooklsn the German
American Republican Counts Committee
the German American Municipal League
nnd the German American Citizens
League of Manhattan
Kach of these organizations has de
clared itself to be unequivocally against
Tammans most of them have endorsed
the candidacy of Seth Low for the mas or-
1U To Buffalo and Itetnrn ifio
Via Pennsylvania Railroad
ran Amclcn Imposition excursion will leave
vVasliingtoli by special train Thurwiay Septem
ber 40 ticleta good returning within wren clai i
including date of tale Similar excursion Oc
Uber 2E 17 23 and i3
Bent Quality I Lumber Alivajs sold
Ly IVank Libber Cc and Ccorcia nuonnj fi
Wht WuwUn dTinmiL
alt and the few that have not done so
already tire preparing to do so nnd thus
place themselves on record within the
next few daS The Ilrooklvn branch of
the German American Union consisting
of the- German American Munciptl ami
Citizens Leagues of that borough Is out
of business because of Mr Ridders
staid
Both of these organizations however
are expected to assemble on Thursday
next when a Joint committee of seven
are to have a conference witn Lieutenant
Governor Woodruff nnd the ether leaders
of the Kirgs County Republican organiza
tion and present the name of Dr W
John Schlidge President of the German
American Municipal League as a candi
date for the county clerkship of Kings
At the conference however the two or
ganizations will act It Is said as Inde
pendent bodies nnd not as representatives
of the German American Union
REJECTED BY ME CHOKER
TwClltj Willies Of CltlltlilllltCN for
Mi or I iiMttlMfae tor
NEW YORK Sept 24 Twenty names
of candidates for major on the Tammany
ticket were submitted to Richard Croker
to night but he did not make a selection
It is said he Is inclined to go to the Su
preme Co irt nnd the name of Justice
George C Barrett is a favorite one with
him Justice Barrett has a clean record
Included in the twenty names submit
ted to Croker are those of Comptroller
Rird S Coler Congressman George R
McCIellan the present ma or Robert S
Van Ack ex Postmaster Charles W
Das ton O H P Relmont and others less
well known
M CONSTANS TO KETUBN
Intends to JHnkc Turkes Acknowl
edge Prnnci K Afrlcnn ComineNtH
PARIS Sept 24 M Bapst the Trench
Charge dAffulres at Constantinople tele
graphs that SI Loraindo one of the
rrcneh claimants who advanced monej to
the Ottoman Government ears ago Is
prepare 1 to accept the offer of the Porte
to repay the capital adv arced and annual
interest thereon The Porte however
dtclinis to pay compound interest on the
loan as wns originally demanded The
Sultan offers to give a Hen on the Otto
man customs as securit for the payment
of the claim
In consequence of this statement and
the further fact that 11 Tublni the other
French claimant has already reached an
understanding with the Porte M Con
stans the French Ambassador to Con
stautinople who left his post because the
Sultan failed to carry out his promises
in regard to the pament of these claims
and the settlement of the quass dispute
is preparing to return to Constantinople
He told a frind today however that
immediately upon his arrival at that place
he would demand a clean settlement of all
the outstanding difficulties between
France and Turkey including a formal
acknowledgment of Trances conquest of
Algeria and Tunis something which has
never tt been accorded
TO SUCCEED G A LOWTHER
Arthur Itniles Mnde hecretnrj of the
IJrltlfth EiuhnH Here
LONDON Sept 24 Arthur S Ralkes
secretars of the British Legation at Brus
sels has been appointed first secretary
of the British Embass at AVashlngton
Mr Raikes will succeed G A Lovvther
who has been appointed British Minister
to Chile
BOER INVADERS RETIRING
A evv Mov ciiient Reported In Pro
frreiif In Autnl
LONDON Sept 21 The War Office has
received a despatch from General Kitche
ner stating that the latent information
from Natal Is to the effect that the Boers
who have been raiding there are retiring
to the eastward and northeastward
Other despatches from South Africa to
day say Lieutenant Rundle has driven the
Boers back to Nkandi south of Vrjheld
on the Natal border Captain Goetze of
Commandant Becr scouts 1 as been
captured near Plctertburg
HOLLAND AND THE BOERS
The Vovv Ministry Sul to lake An
Further Action
THE JiAGUE Sept 24 Dr Kupcr
Presider t of the Ministerial Council and
Minister of Foreign Affairs declared in
Parliament todas that the new Ministry
did not Intend to take any action favor
ing the Boers but would accept the- sit
uation as left by the preceding cabinet
A NEW BOER MISSION
Sir Ki user Slnj Send One to Ircxl
tlent llooKevelt
BRUSSELS Sept 21 Le Solr
Mr Kn ger vviil shortly send a special
Boir mission to sec President Roosevelt
THE COUNCIL UNABLE TO ACT
Arbitration Triliuniil Incompetent to
llenr the Boers Appeul
BRUSSELS Sept 21 It Is nuthorita
tivcl stated -that the permanent council
of the International Court of Arbitration
will declare Itself Incompetent to deal
with the appear of the Boer delegates for
arbitration
MISS STONE NOT RESCUED
The Captured WIsNiounr tnrrled
On Into Ilnlgnrin
LONDON Sept 2S A despatch from
Constantinople to the Telegraph sns
that a body of troops attacked the vil
lage where Miss Stone the abducted mis
sionary was held b brigands but found
the place empty It lias bein ascertained
that Miss Stone and her eompanion who
was cantured with her have be en taken
Into Bulgaria in the direction of Batnk
A NEW FUTIY MILE RECORD
Glinrlex the lllc Iit Givex nil Ex
hilittlon nt the Crystal Illlnee
LONDON Sept 24 At the Crjstal Pal
ace track today Chailes the blcj eliit
rode lift miles In 1 hour 17 minutes 41
seconds twice changing his blcscle Tills
beat the British record for the distance
nnd It is claimed established a worlds
record
SOLD TO AN AMERICAN TRUST
Ilie Trailftfer of the Ottileu Tolinceo
Firm enrl Complete
LONDON Sept 21 The shareholders ol
Ogdens Limited manufacturers of
and cigarettes have offered to sell
ncarl the whole of their stock In ac
cordance with the terms of theAmerican
Tobacco whlth demanded 73
per cent of the share The sale there
fore lias practically be en completed
MOVING TO AMERICA
Illuli Wn f lleintr Offered to lim
eflNliIre leitlle Workers
LONDON Sept 21 A despatch from
Walkden to thu -Central N ws oas t lie
South Lancashire Textile Workers are
being offered big wages to gn to the
United States ami work in the mills
there Numbers ut litem are leaving for
America
Clean Well nreed Lumber Alivaya
ready to use at Ctli tt and J aie and 1J
inch boardi U50
the wind
WASHINGTON WEDNESDAY SEPTELBEIt 23 1901
RIVAL YACSTS MEASURED
The Columbia Time Allowance
Only Forty Tin oe e onds
Great Surprise Cnu ril l the Official
rignrri ll nlMin sleeted
Tliomn Upton Itire
Certain Slinuiroek II Will Will
NEW YORK Sept 24 The sachts Co
lumbia and Shamrock II vvMch are to en
gage In the- lirst race for the Americas
Cup on Ihurtda were measured In the
Erie Basin toJa bs John 11 slop meas
urer of the New Sork Yacht Club and
It was officially announced as a result of
his measuring tint the Shamrock will
have to allow 43 seconds tlmp to the Co
lumbia
This was a big surprise to eversone
It was expected b all tliit tho Shamrock
on account of her 1 ig spars would have
to allow much more time than this and
some had figured that It would be more
than a minute and a half The Shamrock
carries much more sail than the Colum
bia but Mr Watson has taken overs ad
vantage of the rules of measurement of
the New York Yacht Club and he has
gained very nnch for the challenger by
this
The water line length of thd Shamrock
is 0 52 foot shorter than that of the
Columbia The Columbias load water
line is i9 77 feet and the Shamrock IPs
tS 23 feet Shamrocks mast is S 5 feet
lonter than that of the Columbias and
ns this puts her topsail a long way above
the Columbias It Is thought that the
Shamrock will be particularly dangerous
in very light weather when on account
of the height of her sails she will catch
airs that will pass over the Columbia
From the end of the boom to the end
of the bowsprit the Shamrock Is 1 1C feet
longer than the Columbia but her boom
Is shorter than that of the American boat
Both boats were measured with flfts
tvvo men on board The difference in the
sailing length of the two beats Is 1433
feet This computed on the time allow
ance of the New York Yacht Club gives
an allowance of 43 seconds tei the Colum
bia in a thlrts mile rice When the re
sults of the measurement of the Colum
bia and Shamrock II were told to Sir
Thomas Llpton in the Erie Basin he could
scared conceal his Jos
Wo thought he said that the Sham
rock would have to concede far more
time All hands now believe that our
chances are getting belter all the time
for lifting that cup Mr Watson has
shown his talent in this 1 do not pre
tend to enter into tho mathematics of
the sport but I will say that the result of
the calculations has been very gratifying
All of the crew of the Shamrock now
believe that our victor is certain Of
course 1 hope that we shall win but 1
am not eo foolhards astp ignore tho mas
niheent capabilitys of our next door
neighbor pointing to liie Columbia in
the other end of tli dock
W B Duncan jr wiui is to represent
the New York Sacht Qlub on the Sham
rock was conservative He did not care
to express an opinion He said the two
sachts had a striking resi mblat ce so far
as their underbodies were concerned
There was much of discussion among
the experts this morning as to Ahttlur
any advantage would accrue to the
Shamrock from the unpaintcd tupsides
Mr Duncan said that tt might prove a
good scheme
It Is not a new idea he snid We
talked of doing it twr sears ago tut for
some reason or ithej it not dorc 1
wanted to race the Constitution without
anv paint in the tup races I should cer
tainly have done so Ind slie been selected
to defend the cup 1 cannot sas that I
think the Shamrock wfll go faster with
out her paint I dont know She mas
Local sporting men complain of the
dearth of specuatlve enthusiasm in re
gard to the coming interratlonal vacht
races and consequrtly the betting is not
very vigorous George Consldlne is one
of the mans who is of tho opinon tint
MRS ROOSEVELTS PLANS
To Ienve New Vnrk for SVnuhiiielon
Thin Afternoon
OYSTER BAT N Y Sept 24 Mrs
Theodore Roosevelt will leave for Wash
ington at S oclock tomorrow morning In n
special car In this car will be Mrs
Roosevelt her daughters Miss Ethel nnd
Miss Edith and Miss Young the govern
ess The Presidents assistant sccretary
wlll act as escort to the Roosevelt party
The luggage will be taken on this train
Kermit Roosevelt and Qucntin Roosevelt
will leave accompanied by the maids on
the 1114 a m train Joining Mrs Roose
velt nt Jersey City nt 3S when the par
ty will start for WashUigton just after
the departure of the Congressional Lim
ited arriving in Washington about 020 in
the evening
The President ofthe Erie M jets the
Mine AVorkem Leader
NEW YORK Sept 24 The conference
between Frederick D Underbill Presi
dent of the Erie Railroad and John
Mitchell President of th United Mine
Workers and two other representatives
of the miners which Mitchell came to
lnl3 clly lo arrange ior wus neiu in
while her forward triangle is much larger 1 Presldent Underhills office In Cortlandt
ner spinnaner pole is nearly nve reet street ate tnls nfernoon With Mitchell
longer than that of the American boat were T- D jicholSl Joseph Tahey and
which will be a great aid to her when off Thomnt nuffv rfnresentlnjr tho
cite miners Neither side would make a
statement
Representatives of the Eric and the
Lackawanna Railroads who talked un
officially with MltchellTtoday received as
surances from him that his mission to
New York was not necessarily an aggres
sive one He was jint here to present
grievances or to Imperative de
mands His errand he declared was to
prevent misunderstanding and friction in
the future
WRECKS AMONG THE AZORES
Mirny Vermel and Llvw Lout In the
Illte Hurricane
LISBON Sept 24 The Governor of the
Azores Islands cables todas that many
ships were wrecked during the hurri
cane that swept over those Islands a few
days ago and that there wils great loss
of life
KING EDWARD STARTS HOME
I he Railway to riaslilujr Jinder a
Double ianrd
HAMBURG Sept 2t King Edward
and Queen AexandratarteU on their re
turn to England -tonight traveling by
was of Tlushing
r
The railway to thai was doubly
guarded as a precautlonars measure
A NEW YORK rflVINE DEAD
The T 1urics D IJ
Suddenly lnKfteii lX A
NEW YORK Sept 2 The TreV George
T Purv c D D LLj D pastor of the
Fifth Ayenue Presbyttrrian Church died
at 10 oclock tonight suildenls at his resi
dence 20 West Fifty eighth Street
Dr Purves had bicn jll but a short time
lie was forts nlne scarp old He assumed
charge of the pastorate of the Fifth Ave-
the American boat is a false favorite He nun Preshvterian Church a vear airo last
ihinksthat th Price should not be better AprlI coming from Princeton where he
than even monr has already i
bet 1200 to J20W on Shamrock II He had ben a 1rofesadr In the Princeton
adds that if an one will take even money
against the chances of the English craft
he will hedge and back tho Columbia for
J2OTI0
Eddlo Burke Joe Venrtlg Ike Thomp
son Max Hirsch Leo Maer and other
well known bookmakers according to
Considine entertain thfi same opinion
Frank Hangi of the Sturtevant Hotel
has several thousand to put on the Sham
rock at 5 to 3
REBELS AROUND BOCAS
The Recent i ltuiI
Reported
NEW ORLEn - t 24 The rebels
were not so badl repulsed at Bocas del
Toro as at first reported Many escaped
after the light on Old Bank and are now
at large and the people of Bocas fear
the will return and do damage The
killed In the recent engagements number
on the rebel side and two on the
Government side Thirty rebels were
taken prisoners and while trying to es
cape were killed
Man rebels escaped in canoes and
readied the mainland They are still
active and they stlil have the same pow
erful Influences behind them which they
have had from the beginning Thes are
eommanded by Americans and half
breeds and are well armed
SAMPSON WILLING TO APPEAR
Will Vttend the Court or If
Mi ununited
NEW YORK Sept 24 Renr Admiral
Sampson who Is at the home of his
daughter the wife of Llut II II Scott
of the Fifth Artfllers stationed at Tort
Hamilton was spoken to by a visitor to
Oay on the subject of the Court of En
quiry at Washington He declared his
willingness to attend the enquiry If sum
moned and said that lie believed tliat his
health was so much Improved that he
could stand the strain without further Im
pairing his health
The admiral expects to sta for some
time at the fort unless needed at Wash
ington
Rear Admiral William T Sampson was
jisterdav morning detached as command
ant of the navy nrd at Boston In orders
issued b the Navy Depirtment as fol
lows
Rear Admiral William T Sampson
detached as eommandant nav jard
Boston Mass on relief to home and
await orders
Reir Admiral Mortimer L Johnson is
detached as commandant of the Port
Rosal S C naval station and sent to
Boston NiVS Sard to succeed Sampson
tleenn Meniiifchlp
Mnv enientN
NEW YC1K Sept 24 Arrived
r KurfiiTit Bremen Frelsland Ant
werp Arrived out Stntemiam from New
York at Rotterdam Southwark from
New Yorh at Antwerp Oceanic from
Niw Sork at Qurenstown Wcrra from
New York at Naples
if I lis to rrederlt kahnrir nml aiHS
lletnrn ln lennH lvaiila ltnllronil
cronnt Ha paluutiotk Vullei lair ticiela oa
sale hipttmbcr S3 lo 2 limited lu beptcmLcr
Prompt Lumber Delivery alvTa by
Irani iibbcj J Co auJ ulni nine ilovri L
Theological Seminary
Dr Purves succeeded Dr John Hail as
pastor of the church1 Dr Purves leaves
a widow and seven children one boy and
six daughters He nag Moderator of the
Fresh tery of New York
KILLED THE WOMAN HE LOVED
MurderM oIloim n Rejection
of
InvcrN Salt
ROLLA Mo Scpt21 Last night at
11 oclock J S Croswell n professor at
the School of Mines and Metallurgy shot
and killed Miss Mollle Powell of this city
Yesterda was Miss Powells nineteenth
birthday and her mother gave her a
birthday dinner and Invited a few of her
friends among them Croswell Croswell
remained after the dinner
At 11 oclock Mrs lowei announced to
Mr Croswell that It was time for him to
be going She Wfnt up stairs to retire
hut was soon aroused bv a scream In
the parlor and harried dovn to her
daughter On cpcnlns the back parlor
door her daughter rushfd to her lng
Oh dont go in there He will shoot
ou He has shot roc am ding
That Instant Croswell fired another
shot nnd led Miss Howell attempted to
ascend the stairway but fell dead after
going a few steps The town was soon
aroused nnd students and citizens began
hunting for the murdfrer He has eluded
capture up to this time If caught he
will probably be Incred
Croswell came from War Boslor M iss
and was a graduate of the Boston Insti
tute of Technology All of last sear he
paid devoted attention to Miss Powell
lie was desperately In love with her but
she spurned him and said she was en
gaged to another Insane jealousy Is sup
posed to have ltd to Ihe murder
THE VICTOR OF CAULKS FIELD
Slnr luuderM IropiiKe a Monument
to General Iliilip Reed
CHESTERTOWN Md Sept 24 The
movement lias taken practical shape In
Chesteitown to erect a suitable monument
to Gen Philip Reed the victor of Caulks
Flcid Philip Recti was commissioned
lieutenant in the Third Regiment of the
Maryland line October 13 1778 and served
bravely throughout the war of the Revo
lution He commanded the mllltla which
repelled the British nt Caulks Field Kent
county Maryland and was th n made
Brigadier General of the Mar land Mllltla
In 1S2S he was pensioned for his valuible
strvlcis during the Rcvolutlonbut died
on November I 1S2 nt HuiTtingtlt Id
Kent courty Md his pension jbclng of
but little use to him
Reed wns a United States Senator from
lbOO to 1S07 having been elected us success
or to Hon Robert Wright who resigned
to become Governor of his State In 1S07
he was re elected tothe Senate for the
full term of six years till 1813 thus hold
ing his Scnatorship for seven ears
Ihe battle of Cau1k Field was fought
on the night of August JO 1814
Norfolk A Wnflltlnjrton bteambout Co
IMigiilful trip dailr at 03rJ p m from foot
7th tt to I d Point Norfolk Va llcacb Ocean
View and Newport News leneral Ticket Office
Uonil DulIOintr lttli st and Y te ilionc
2211 For achedule k paj T
Rest Cypreia Shlnult a only 57G per
l0wi and full me a by 3 a Clh and K Y avc
CZOLGOSZ FOUND GUILTY
The Jury Unanimous as to His
Crime and Sanity
A Venllet Ilcluriioil In Little More
Tlinil Hnlf nil Hour The AHKln
to lie Sentenced on Thursday In
n Mate Ilorilerliifr on Collnime
Tin on Kim lit the ln Net Plea of
Insniilt finite or Defence Inter
posed The Stor of the Trmreilj
AkIh Repented lr the Wltnenmen
BUFFALO N Y Sept 24 A -verdict
of guilty of murder In the lirst degree
was reported at 425 oclock this afternoon
Sirs Roosevelt win occupy a portloi 1 the Jury which tried Leon F
of the time tomorrow InJJew York shop
ping The ladles of tho village would very
much like to show the high esteem in
wheh Mrs Roosevelt is held by them bv
giving some sort of a demonstration of
farewell to her at the depot but in view
of the sad events of the last few weeks
the Idea will not be carried out
The departure from Osster Bay of Mr
and Mrs Roosevelt even temporarily Is
very much deplored by the entire village
In a quiet modest wa Mrs Roosevelt has
endeared herself to the people bs many
kindly acts and President Roosevelt lias
alwass treated his fellow townsmen In a
chivalrous generous manner
The Roosevelt home at Sagamore Hill
will be left In charge of servants
IN CONFERENCE WITHMITCHELL
gesz for the assassination of President
McKlnley Eight hours and twent llvc
minutes was the actual time occupied
by the trial of the case and the delibera
tions and return of the Jury Eighteen
tlas had elapsed from the shooting of
the President and on Thursday ten da8
and fourteen hours after his death the
assassin will be sentenced
No witnesses were sworn for the de
fence fot n vvoru of evidence was be
fore the court as to the sanity of the
prisoner The alienists who examined
him were not called The court Instruct
ed the Jur that the proof of insanity is
with the defendant that a man must be
presumed to be sane unless proven in
sane To the assassin was offered the
opportunity to go on the stand but he
only shook his head when his lawyers
asked him He did not trust himself to
speak
The unconcerned murderer of sestcr
Iday had changed His color had turned
from white to seilow His hands shook
He curtained his eyes with the lids and
sat with his head hanging on his should
er a nervous perspiration oozing out on
his face and hands In remaining mute
throughout the assassin found a way to
hold his composure but this afternoon In
court he was a most miserable picture
No bravado no courage no defiance of
death nor the glorification of the an
archist who did his duty Just a cur
llko collapse
He will be dragged to the death chair
howling with terror said Chief of De
tectives Cusack who has studied him
since his arrest And the fear that was
written all over the assassin tonight
seemed to verify the predicion
While Justice White was delivering his
charge to the Jury the sky seemed sud
denly to grow dark Clouds blew up from
the lake and rain threatened Czolgosz
glanced fearfully at the twelve men
standing in their places listening to the
solemn words of the court He signed for
water and the detective brought him a
glass He gulped at it handed back the
glass and dropped his eyelids again
All day he sat with ces almost closed
as if he would shut out the scene From
time to time he would plunge his left
hand Into his coat pocket bring out his
handkerchief anjLTnop his face He
opened his eyes cirrttewlde when the judge
turned from thefVury and the tramp of
feet told him thatAhe jurors were to re-
L tire It was nlnrmlnutes to K Everyone
looked at the cleric so that he might time
the deliberations of the Jury Czolgosz
looked too
The Jur Retires
Between the two lines of tipstaves the
jurors walked to thelrconsulting room
The door closed behind them Justice
White left the bench and the rumble of
conversation started Many In the body
of the court rodm who had had no oppor
tunits to see the face of the prisoner came
forward and vlcwejl him Judge Lewis of
his defence felt so Utile concern for the
man ho had defended that be departed
to catch his traitHto his summer home
leaving Judge TitUs to take care of the
Interests of the prisoner
The Jury was out longer than anyone
expected in fact thirty four minutes
This was afterward explained The
Jurors wanted to maintain the majesty
of the law as it has been preserved
throughout the trial Justice White re
turned to the court room at 421 having
been notified by the sheriff that the Jury
had arrived at a verdict Four minutes
later into the hushed court room came
the jury with Henry W Wendt at its
head The roll of his jurors was called
Have jou agreed upon a verdict
asked the clerkj
We hav e said Mr Wendt rising and
as he arose the others stood up
Gentlemen of the jurs what is jour
verdict asked the clerk
Guilts of murder in the first degree
as charged in the Indictment was the
Crowding down his emotions his eses
closed his hands twitching Czolgosz
hcara the verdict He had not been
nsked to stand He was almost lsing In
his chair The spectator- too received
the verdict without demonstration Even
In this respect this trial will stand as an
example of American Justice
Tho district attorney enquired when the
court desired to pronounce sentence Jus
tice White said the prisoner had a right
to two daS dela Mr Penney said
Judgo Titus was content to waive it
Judge Titus suggested Thursday morn
ing It was agreed to Czolgosz was
shackled He lifted hirrself to his feet
with come difficulty and at 4 2S o clock
was on his way out of court As he
passed through the corrdors of the city
hall hlses reached his ears but he went
on with drooping eis and faltering steps
back to the jail from which he will come
again only to receive tho sentence of
death
Czolgosz has indicated to the guards
who attend him that he will have some
thing to say on Thursda when accord
ing to the forms of Justice he is asked
if he has ans thing to nay why sentence
should not be pronounced He may then
make some declaration of his motives
but he will have to recover his
btoiiil what It v as to day
District Attorney Penney made an ex
planation after the conclusion of the trial
He said the Insanity experts had not been
called because there was no need of them
The defence had not attempted to set up
lnsanlt There was no evidence to com
bat All the alienists were agreed that
the assassin was of clear mind and later
they might Join in a statement to that
effect If that was done it would be mere
ly to establish for the history of the case
that the leading specialists were agreed
that it was a man mentally sound who
had been condemned to death
The llnllotN Taken
Tour ballots were taken by tho Jury
The first on the question was Is the de
fendant sane The vote was unanimous
ly es The second was Is he gull-
ty The same unanimous vole was
counted The third ballot was Is he
guilty In the second degree No said
thn unanimous ballots of the jury Is
he guilty of murder In the first degree I
Ses voted all and then the jury tiled
Into court
Justice Truman C White entered the
court room and nssumed the bench at
1001 The Supreme Court of the State
of New York announced Court Crb r
Every tlilnir
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Frank Hess The usual proclamation was
made and the roll of the Jur called Each
juror responded to his name
Dr Mann was recalled at 1005
Did sou expect to find the conditions
revealed at the autopss asked Justice
Lewis
Tho conditions were ery unexpected
and unusual I never saw ans thing like
it was the reply
Q Then I am to suppose that the op
timistic bulletins issued from time to tlmi
were given out -without an actual knowl
edge of the conditions
A The bulletins were not optimistic
they simply stated facts and conditions
The press reports were not alwas cor
rect
Q Are there any remedies
guard ngalnst germs
used to
A There are remedies to kill germs
but we cannot Introduce them into the
deep tissues of the bod
Was the pancreas perforated by tho
bullet
A It was not It was injured proba
bl concussion
Q Is the function of the pancreas to
aid digestion alone
A It Is
Nothing- Left Undone
Was ev ery surgical and medical means
known to science used to save the Presi
dents life asked Mr Penney
Everything was done Nothing could
have saved his life was tho reply
Dr Mann left the witness stand at 1015
oclock and Lewis L Babcock a witness
of the shooting was called
His testimony together with that of
Edward R Rice was much the same as
that of James L Quackenbush who fol
lowed them Mr Quackenbush was
sworn at 10 30 He described the shooting
in detail
What did the defendant say with refer
ence to his part in the crime asked
Mr Pennes
I went with District Attorney Fen ley
to police headquarters between 0 and 10
oclock AVe went to Mr Bulls office
The prisoner was seated at a table There
were present Mr Geary Inspector Dono
van Mr Bull Mr Storey Mr Hagerty
the district attorney Assistant District
Attorney Haller and the assistant super
intendent ot police Mr Cusack
The district attornes had some papers
and spoke to Czolgosz Czolgosz said he
had killed the President that he had done
his duts and was willing to abide by the
consequences He told about how he used
the handkerchief and how he had fired
the shots He told how he had gone to
Niagara Falls on the morning of that day
with the Intention of shooting the Presi
dent but that he could get no opportunity
and accordingly returned to Buffalo He
said that he went to the Temple of Music
fully Intending to kill the President He
said he had been thinking about killing
the President for three or four days and
fully determined to kill him the day be
fore
Did he say why he wished to kill the
President asked Mr Penney
Yes he did He said he did not believe
In government and that he thought the
President a tsrant and should be removed
He said ho had been studing anarchy
for several sears and that he did not be
lieve In tne marriage relation He said
he had been influenced by the teachings
of Emrra Goldman
The witness stepped down at 1110
oclock and Albert L Gallagher took the
stand Mr Pennes questioned him
Q Tell what you know of the shooting
A The ceremony had only bsertbegun
a few minutes when I heard -two shots
fired
Q Where was this defendant
A Opposite the President I Jumped
for him and the gun was grabbed from
me or from Czolgosz I got the hand
kerchief
Q Have the handkerchief now
A 1 have
Q Produce It
The witness took the handkerchief from
a leather wallet and unfolded it It was
grimy and powder stained Czolgosz wip
ed his ees as though weeping
The witness stepped down at 1119 and
Secret Service Agent Foster of Wash
ington then took the stand
Q Were ou In the Temple of Music
when the President was shot
A I was
Q Had ou noticed the defendant
A I had I looked him squarely In the
face I glanced at Mr CorteIou At
that Instant the twp shots were fired
simultaneously I Jumped for him and
elled to Gallagher Al Al get the gun
He put his hand over the sun and hand
kerchief Czolgosz then stood up and I
ordered him to be searched He glanced
over his shoulders to see what effect his
work had on the President and it made
me so mad I smashed him in the face
Q Have OU the bullet that was found
A I have I have It in my pocket
Mr Foster produced the bullet
Justice Titus then cross examined the
witreBs
Q Did OU see the colored man Par
ker
A 1 did not see n colored man at any
time during the fracas
Foster was excused at 1127 oclock and
Sergeant Trancls B OBrien took the
stand He gave similar testimony and
produced the revolver taken from Czol
gosz
Private Louis Knapp Corporal Bert
chey nnd Henry F Henshaw superin
tendent of buildings at the exposition
alo described the shooting James
Branch a colored man was the last wit
ness before the noon recess
Czolgosz did not t it with his usual
rapacit at noon Although tho day was
cool he continued to perspire freely and
from tlne to time ho rubbed his handker
chief across hN face When court recon
vened there was a delay of ten minutes
waiting for the district attorney who
was in consultation at his office with his
assistants W B Hornblowcr of New
York entered court and took a seat be
side the attornes for the prisoner A
little later Gen Joe Wheeler tiptoed into
court He was lot recognized by the
attendants and after tnking a look at
the assassin left the room
During this lull one of the incidents of
the trill took place Judge Lewis leaned
back in his chair and spoke to Czolgosz
The assassin leaned forward in his chair
nnd listened to the whispered words of
his counsel The whole court leaned for
ward at tho same time for it was the
first communication between the assassin
nnd his attorne3 since the opening of
the trial Judge Lewis had asked Czolgosz
If lie wanted to take the stand Czolgosz
slowly dropped back In his chair and
shook his head He pulled out the hand
kerchief again and mopped his face with
it
AkIc1 to Take the Stand
Judge Lewis talked with Judge Titus
nnd again whispered to Czolgosz Again
the assassin stooped forward listened in
tently and slowly fell back in his chain
once more shaking his head It was all
he could do to hold himself together w hit
silent The assassin feared a complete
breakdown if he undertook to speak and
he did not care to tako tho stand He
was content to let himself slip to his fate
Twitching of his hands and the beads
of sweat on his forehead were the signs
of his emotions He hid his eyes beneath
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the- drooping lldsi He put out his left
hand to his head as if it support
Onco or twlco his lips moved and ho wet
them with his tongue
James F Vallely sergeant of detectives
in New York City assigned to tho Tan
American Exposition was the first wit
ness after recess He told of taking
Czolgosz to police hendquarfrs
Q Did jou offer him any Immunity
up to that time
A No sir I sat alongside of him In
the cell on ihe cot where the prisoners
sleep I said to him Do sou smoke
He said Yes sir So I handed hlra a
cigar anil lit It for him and lit one for
myself I asked him for his name Ho
said My name Is Fred Nleman I asked
him to spell It and he spelled it I then ask
ed him how old he was He said twenty-three
I said Where were sou born
He said T am German I said Where
were your parents born He safct I am
Polish German I said Why did you
shoot the President He said I only
done my duty I said Whyr He turned
his head and looked at me and he hesi
tated 1 said Are you an anarchist
He said Tes sir
Superintendent Bull was the last wit
ness His testimony was along the lines of
that of Quackenbush Colgosz had told
him he had attended meetings in different
places heard various people talk upon
the subject of anarchy and he believed
what he had heard and what had been
told and believed that he was right
Did he say who he had heard
lecture A He had heard Emma Gold
man talk he had heard well there were
some other names I think a man by tho
name something like Zolosman a Polish
man a man who edited a paper in Cleve
land and a number of other speakers
Those names were the ones I remember
best He also knew a man In Chicago
named Izaak who published a paper
palled The Tree Society He had
talked with this man upon the subject
and had read his paper He told me that
he maile a special trip to Cleveland at
one time to buy a paper that was pub
lished there as he wished to read It He
did not believe in our form of govern
ment he believed only in the government
as taught by the anarchists He had no
liellef In church He had been a Roman
Catholic but had had nothing to do with
the church in some time because he did
not believe its teachings He did not be
lieve in marriage
Wanted So Counael
Q Do you remember whether the de
fendant was asked at any time whether
he desired to see a lawser
A He was asked if he wished to sec a
lawser he was asked if he had any
friends he would like to see if he wished
to see his father or his mother
Q What did he sar to the question
about a lawyer
A He said he did not wish to see a
lawer did not need a lawser that he
had no friends and did not care to see
his father or mother
To the surprise of many in theaudi
ence who expected the insanity experts to
be- sworn the district attorney turned
quietly to the court when Superintendent
Bull left the stand and said
The people rest
The buzz of half suppressed conversa
tion in the court caused Czolgosz to loor
up A moment before he had taken a
drink of water offered to him by JSe
tective Geary and had gulped down half
of It nervously He dropped his eyelids
again as Judge Lewis rose and addressed
the court He oaid
If sour honor please the defendant
has no witnesses that he will eallrso that
ther testimony la closed at theJdorihe
testimony ot the people We S some
what embarrassed disappointed in tho
peoples testimony- closing at this point
My associate and myself have not had
very much consultation as to the courso
to be pursued but from the slight con
versation that we have had we are in
clined to ask jour honor to permit each
of us both of us to make some remarks
to the jury In summing up this case
The will be on my part -very brief and
I presume so on the part of my asso
ciate
Sir Lewis Address
Mr Lewis then addressed the jury as
follows
This being the first time In over twen
ts Sears that I have had occasion to ad
dress a Jury as counsel In a case 3011
may imagine that I feel somewhat in a
strange position especially in a case of
the importance of this A great calamity
has befallen our nation The President of
the country has been stricken down and
died in our city It is shown beyond any
peradventure of doubt that it was at tho
defendants hand that he was stricken
down and the only question that can lio
discussed or considered in this case is ha
question whether that action was that of
a sane person
irit was then the defendant is guilty
of the murder and must suffer the pen
alts If I was the act of an insane man
then he is not guilty of murder but
shcuid be acquitted of that charge nnd
would then be confined in a lunatic asy
lum Much talk has occurred and has
been called to my attention as to tho
propriety of anv defence being Interposed
in this case Many letters have been re
ceived by me since I was assigned with
my associate to defend this man ques
tioning tho propriety of a defence being
attempted 1ou gentlemen know per
haps how Judge Titus and msself came
into this case The position was not
sought by us but we appear here In
of a duts which we think de
volved upon us notwithstanding it was
an exceedlnglS unpleasant one
v nu cpntlemen are sittinir here as
Jurors because sou were commanded to
appear here and under our ssstem ot
Jurisprudence it was sour duts to sit
here and hear the testimony in this ca o
and nerform the unpleasant duts of de
termining whether this man Is to lie ex
ecuted cr whether he is to be acquitted
The defendants counsel when thes Ins
came members of thi legal profession
became members of the court nnd as I
understand if thes arbitrarils refuse to
perform the duts which the court imposes
upon them they are guilt of n misde
meanor and liable to be punished ty tho
court So that OU see gentlemen If
any simple minded thoughtless man
should entertain th notion for 11 momw
that the counsel who arpear in this ear
are doing something they ought not to
do that person is laboring under a very
serious misapprehension as to the duties
devolving upon a tawer
defendant no m ttter how enormous
the crime that he may have committed
is under our laws entitled to the ben lit
of a trial There are In our community
individuals not I hope In very large
numbers but we know- thev are scatter
ed all over our country who think that
in a case like this or even In cliarges ot
much less enormity that It Is entirely
proper that the case should be disposed
of by lvnch law bv mob law and wn
can hardly take up a paper wlthiut learn
ing that in some part of this free coun
try a man has been mobbed upon the
suspicion or belief that he was guity
of some crime
It is charged here that our client Is
an anarchist a man who does not be
lieve In any law or In nnv form of xu
ernment and there are as we are told
individuals who entertain that oplnirn
societies which entertain the same opin
ion We all feel that such doctrines lire
dingerous are criminal are the dec
trins that will sulnert our Govnnment
In time If thes are allowed to pievall
But gentlemen of the jurs vvhle I firm
ly believe In that I do not be lev o tint
it amounts In danger to this country
equal to the belief thit Is lieeomne sr
common l U men who are charsed with
rime sh not be permitted lo go
through the form ot a trial In n court
of Justice but that Iv nch law slimilil take
the place of the calm and dlgnilied ad
ministration of law in our courts
Whn that doctrine becomes i urllrlently
prevalent In this country if it ever does
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