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nor the Addicks delegation should be
given a place on the temporary roll of
the convention.
Committeeman Thompson, representing
ware on the national committee, was ■
then asked to make a statement He
ruled briefly to the effect that the
ment which had gone abroad that
the regular Delaware Republicans were
disloyal was not without foundation in
fact and that whether given seats In the
ntion or not, they would support, j
minces. They were also willing, he |
ointly on the legislative
ticket, but they would insist upon being
1< ft alone in the managemenl of county
..; of their party organization.
Hanna made a brief statement
: |>orl of the report of the subcom-
He said that an effort had been j
get the Dupont delegation to
a compromise, but that they
refused to agree to this proposition, j
He did not believe In surrendering any
to them. Hence he thought the
best course to pursue was to leave both
off the rill call and out of
the convention.
The committee report was adopted
ut further debate and without di-
The result Is that the whole case
,i to the convention without
recommendation, with the understanding
it:.- committee on credentials will
[em. making such recommendation
It may see tit.
While the Delaware delegation was
i . from the temporary roll, ac- ;
ig to the method which was adopt
the beginning of the committee's i
i n the cas of Alabama, steps
taking lo iking to the restoration
latter state to the roll. This had
aused by th< dissatisfaction among
Vlabama representatives over their
anchisement, and since the decision
. committee was. rendered they have
ested a disposition to harmonize :
rences, it" by so doing they
make sure of seats in the convention. ;
• ment had reached the stage of ;
? reement looking to the elimination
ii officeholders from both sides to
it a degree as possible, and to a j
division of the membership in the con
This matter was brought up before !
ommittee at its session this after- j
by Senator Hanna, who stated the ,
ol the agreement, and recom- !
ed that the case be ieopened. This j
tion was accepted, and the mat- (
ferred to Secretary Dick, who was I
Instructed to investigate the case as
thoroughly as possible before next Mon
day morning and to distribute delegates
between the two factions. He j
was also instructed to eliminate both j
Vaugh and Bingham from the represent
in the committee. Mr. Vaughan is
;< t attorney, and bends one of the
ns, while Mr. Bingham, collector
of nisi 'ins. It ads the other. Both claim
to be delegates from the state at large.
li Begun in Earnest in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA, June 16.— The rush
: s and visitors to the national
Mean convention began in earnest
Every train brought its quota of
s and delegates and those who
i engaged rooms in advance were
: away from most of the big ho
tt Is. Most of the big men are In tonight.
The first solid delegation to arrive today
from California. There were over
forty persons in the party, headed by
Grant Jr., delegate-at-large. All
of them had on Scott badges, and they
ed inquirers that their state was in
the fight for the vice presidency to stay.
The chief interest in today's arrivals
centered in New York's "Big Four."
Shortly after 3 o'clock, while the corri
dors of the Hotel Walton were crowded,
one shouted:
"i: Teddy!"
ntly there as a shout, and then
of the crowd took to greeting
New York's governor. After holding an
impromptu reception in the hotel office,
• velt went directly to his rooms,
I en ;: steady stream of cards was
: tv the apartments.
tor Platt and Senator Depew and
I 'hairman Odell followed close on
the heels of Gov. Roosevelt. Mr. Platt
mmediately surrounded by poli
ticians of all degrees and had difficulty
in reaching his rooms.
other prominent arrivals included Sena
.'.linse.'. of New York; Gov. Shaw,
va; j ( ,hn G. McCullough, chairman
Vermont delegation, and Congress
man Grow, of Pennsylvania.
'i members of the Nebraska dele
arrived during the day and opened
luarters at the Stratford hotel.
The Indian Territory delegation and the
representatives from New Hampshire ar
this evening as did also a part of
the Virginia delegation.
opened its headquarters at the
am h use this afternoon, although
ill delegation Is not exps :tci i.o
fo .? Mi nday.
Tho list poliitoal cub scheduled to f>r
■ the Cameron County club, of Em
porium, Pa., which will reach this c?ty
■ 'ck tomorrow morning. Fram
(hat hour until Tuesday morning the out
v.-n clubs w'll arrive during tveiy
of the day and night. •'hilalol-
I 1: a'j eighty-odd cubs are ready to re-
II .V. them. Eve^y eommitteen m vill
be given "passports." issued by the al
'lubs, which will give him entry to
all the Republican clubs in the city.
All the home clubs will keep open house
for eight days beginning tomorrow morn-
Kx-Secretary of the Interior Bliss ar
rived this afternoon, and went directly to
the Stratford hotel, where he remained
until this evening, when he attended the
banquet at the Union league in honor of
Senator Hanna. Mr. Bliss was asked
for an explanation on the vice presiden
tial situation, but absolutely refused to
give any.
"You must excuse me," he said, "from
Rcmarknlile Cnrative Properties of
ii Remedy for Indirection and
Stomach Weakness.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets, a prepara
tion for the cure of dyspepsia and the
various forms of indigestion and siom
ach trouble, owes its great success as a
cure for these troubles to the fact that
It Is prepared for disease and weakness
of the stomach and digestive organs
only, and is not recommended or advised
for any other disease.
It is not a cure-all, but for any stom
ach trouble it is undoubtedly the safest,
most sensible remedy that can be ad
vised with the prospect of a permanent
cure. It is prepared In tablet form,
pleasant to taste, composed of vegetable
and fruit essences, pure pepsin and Gold
en Seal, every one of which acts effect
ively in digesting the food eaten, there
by resting and invigorating the weak
stomach; rest is nature's cure for any
disease, but you cannot rest the stom
ach unless you put into It something
that will do its work or assist in the di
gestion of food.
That is exactly what Stuart's Dyspep
sia Tablets do, one grain of the diges
tive principle contained In them will di
gest 3,000 grains of meat, eggs or simi
lar wholesome foods, they will digest the
food whether the stomach is in working
crder or not, thereby nourishing the
body and resting the stomach at the
Ha rue time, and rest and nourishment is
nature's cure for any weakness.
In persons run down in flesh and ap
petite these tablets build up the strength
and Increase flesh, because they digest
flesh-forming food which the weak stom
ach cannot do, they increase the How of
gastric juice and prevent fermentation,
acidity and sour watery risings.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets can be
found at all drug stores at 50 cts. per.
being quoted in any way about anything.
I have been elected as a delegate to the
national convention and my coming here
was merely to discharge my duty.
Further than this I have nothing to
Senator Wnlcott for Chairman, anil
Mm iK'sodi n for Secretary.
publican iiation:il committee today made
official announcement of the' selections of
temporary officer? for the national con
vention, as follows:
Temporary Chairman of the Convention
—Senator E. O. Wplcott, Colorado.
Temporary Secretary—Charles V»". John
son, of Minnesota.
Assistant Secretaries—John R. Malloy, j
Ohio; John R. Beam, New Jersey; Lucien
Gray, Illinois; Gardner P. Stickney, Wis
consin; Jamos K. Burke, Pennsylvania;
W. D. Rouchman. Tennessee; W-arren
Bigler, Indiana; John Q. Royce, Kansas;
F. S. Gaylord. Connecticut
Reading Clerk;-—Dennis E.. Alward,
Michigan; K. L. Lampson, Ohio (reading
clerks house of representatives).
Clerk to President's Clerk—Asher C.
Kinds. Maine.
Ofnci.il Reporter—M. W. Blumenberg,
District of Columbia, an official reporter
of the senate.
Tally Clerks—J. Herbert Potts, New
Jersey: George R. Butlin, Nebraska.
Ex-Congressman Frank was designated
to notify these officials of their selection.
They Included Many Delegate* to
I'll lladelpbia Convention.
WASHINGTON, .Tune 16.— The ante
rooms of the Wh?te house fairly swarmerl j
today with politicians who had stopped
off in Washington on their way to the
Republican national convention. Al
though among them were not a few of
the party leaders, the visitors had little
opportunity to sco the president private
ly, and those who did broach the sub
ject of the vice presidency—the upper
most topic in the minds of all—got no
intimation from Mr. McKJnley as to his
personal choice, if he has one.
Secretary Hitchcock accompanied a
large Missouri party, including D. M. i
House:-, J. L. Minnis and D. L. Dyer, i
Mr. Dyer ami Theodore Brewer, one of j
the district delegates, were delegates, to j
the Republican convention, which renom
inated Grant at Philadelphia, twenty- j
eight years ago.
Senator Cullom, of Illinois, with some j
Illinois delegates, Representative Roden- '
burg, John C. Ames, G. B. Hitch and F. j
E. Coyne, were also with thc> president
a few moments. Senator Cullom said he
had no choice for vice president and add
ed that the nominee should be a man of
such qualifications as would fit him be
yond question to perform the duties of
chief magistrate shou'.d necessity arise.
Binger Herman, the commissioner of
the general land office, introduced three !
of the delegates from Oregon, Wallace
McCammant, Rufus S. Moore and EL E.
The president expressed to them his
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First Row—Leo Fandei. Mike Demp«y. Charles Ri?htcr. Charles K"rey
Second Row-George Bracke. Joseph Salma, Charles Gross. Paul Hoezel. Julius Noel. Otto Hummerbecker.
Third Row—Otto Seiter. George Krey. Otto Hadlick. Jahn Kastner. Ernst Hadliek
Fourth Row—Otto Perlt. Prof. Fritz Kuetner. Herman Schnos.
gratification over the manner in which
Oregon had acquitted herself in the re
cent election, and the degelates respond
ed very happily that Oregon would do
better this fall.
Col. J. R. Burton, who was one of the
most prominent candidates for United
States senator in the recent contest in
Kansas, with E. J. Hanna, another dele
gcite, were escorted by Representative
Curtis, of Kansas. They were enthu
siastically for Dolliver for vice president.
Senator Carter introduced two of the
Montana delegates, F. Forbis and Tyler
Worten. They had not made up their
minds on the vice presidential question.
Minnowotantt for Philadelphia to
Irfave Chicago Today.
CHICAGO, June 16.—This city was to
day the center of the Western rush for
the Philadelphia convention. Three
large organizations identified with the
Republican party in Cook county started
for the Quaker City today, to say noth
ing of a flood of delegates and politicians
from the Western states who, all a-flut
ter with flags and badges, paused long
enough to transfer themselves to rail
roads running East.
The Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska
and upper Michigan delegates, with their
friends, will leave here tomorrow over
the Baltimore & Ohio. Nearly all expect
to reach Philadelphia Monday.
Among the men who left Chicago to
day for the convention was George B.
Schneider, who attended the first Repub
lican convention in 1856. He attends the
convention under an invitation from Sen
ator Hanna, who sent similar invitations
to the other delegates to that political
hi: has the: platform.
PoHtiuaater General Smith (alls at
the* WUtc Houwtc.
WASHINGTON, June 16.—Shortly be
fore noon Postmaster General Smith ar
rived at the White house for a consulta
tion with the president, before leaving
THE ST. PAUL GLOBE, SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 1900. ~^~ ' -
for Philadelphia. The draft of the plat
form prepared by him was submitted to
Mr. McKinley. The conference lasted al
most three-quarters of an hour. Mr.
Smith left for Philadelphia at 12:45.
John R. McLean Sail* for Europe
on n Ciinardcr.
NEW YORK, June 16.—John R. Mc-
Lean, of Cincinnati, sailed for Europe to
day by the Cunard line. At the steam-
I ship pier Mr. McLean refused to either
affirm or deny the report that he had
sent his personal check for $25,000 to Mr.
Bryan as a contribution to the Demo
cratic campaign fund. Mr. McLean
■would not the subject of the
Democratic vice presidential nomination,
and he added that it wou'd not be rrop*>.«
in him to discuss Admi:al Dewey's a,
fairs, referring all Inquirers to the re
cently published interview with thy ad
Semntor Wolcott, of Colorado. Hum a
Preference for Vice PrcNicient.
PHILADELPHIA, June 36.—Senator
Wolcott, of Colorado, arrived today, and
immediately announced himself as fa
vorable to the candidacy of Irving Scott,
of California, for the vice presidency.
"Scott's candidacy would appeal to
every Western man," he said. "He is a
man of great forct of character and I
believe h's nomination would add
strength to the ticket."
Mr. Wolcott said that he was not him
self a candidate for a place on the ticket
and would not be.
Alabama. Senator Discusses tho
Democratic Platform.
KKOXVILLE, Term., June 16:— In a let
ter to G. F. Milton, editor of the Senti
nel, and delegate to the Kansas City con
vention, Senator John T. Morgan, of Ala
bama, thus exoresses his views concern
ing the platform to be adopted at Kansas
"The hordes arc named and entered for
th( j race, and the riders weighed and in the
saddle, so both parties are trying to lind |
tlit- smoothest ground to run over, and
neither can do anything else. Our smooth- !
est path i.s that we have beaten om wiih j
the tramp of Democracy since Jefferson '
blazed the way and Jackson opened it. I
The Chicago platform is a true exposition ]
of the creed, though it has a few mar- |
ginal notes that are rather too socialistic; j
Bryan has added some that we can afford i
to ignore; others will be attempted in I
the Populist direction; New York will at- j
tempt to rewrite it and put Bryan's pic- ■
ture over it as an index to its meaning. ;
The safe course is to stand by it. The j
people will understand us if we do that, j
A new alignment will lose us more than
we gain.
Kentucky Rjepalillcaa Convention.
LOUISVILLE, June 10.—The Republican
state central committee met this after
noon and called the Republican state con
vention for July 17 at Louisville.
John Tweed, the London sculptor, has
finished his clay model for the coossal
statue of Cecil Rhodes, which, cast in
bronze, will be s€t up at Buluwayo. It
represents Rhodes dressed in a rough siut
of tweed, and is said to be very success
ful, though thoroughly unconventional.
Emile Zola is at the head of a move
ment to reopen the famous Cafe Procope,
which has just closed its doors. It was
the favorite resort of Voltaire, Murat,
Danton, Gambetta, Verlaine and nearly
all the famous men of contemporary
France as well.
A monument to Aiaj. Gen. John Sedg
wick, commander of the Sixth Army
corps, Army of the Potomac, has been
set up at his birthplace and home,
Cornwall, Conn., and was dedicated on
Memorial day.
Wu Ting Fang, the Chinese Minister at
Washington, prefers the bicycle to any
other means of getting about. In going
about Washington, except when going
out of an evening, he generally rides one.
The Baden-Powell family is nothing If
not original. Much has been written
lately of the beehive that Mrs. Baden-
Powell, the mother of the hero of Mafe
king, keeps in her London drawing room,
but it seems this is only a part of the
m-enagerie that finds room In that house.
M. A. P. Is responsible for the state
ment that Miss Baden-Powell, a sister of
the colonel, keeps a flock of about 170
exquisite live specimens of Indian and
Japanese butterflies, which she has bred
herself. She also has a pet cock spar
row, which Is her constant companion
day and night, whose one dislike is for
the bicycle, of which his mistress is an
enthusiastic rider. He refuses to look at
her play bicycle polo, in which sport
she is said to excel.
Signora Loretta ItaHa Garibaldi, a
granddaughter of the great Italian revo
lutionist, has entered the preparatory
school of the Women's college, Balti
more. She intends to make a specialty of
In Labor's
A meeting of "the Iron Molders' union
was held last night when eight new mem
b<?!S were admlftrd by card.
I A committee composed of W. S. Hol-
I land, Charles RefTenaugh, Carl Carlson,
i Joseph Clarken and Edward Curry was
appointed to arrange for a picn:c to b?
htld in the near fu'u-.e.
The fol'owinK officers were e'e-t"d for
J the comijisr term: President. J. 11 Hen;
vice president, Joseph Lub.-y: re ord r.g
tary, \V. M. Mulroy; linn- ml .c ro
tary, M. Fahcv: tieasurer, P. Piu:s.n;
trustefs, John O'ConneU, P. Murphy and
Ch-'r c- R ftenaugh.
Harty an 1 Jme? Sta?e we-e e'e?*rd
delegates to the Trades and Libor coun
cil in the place of two who res'sne;!.
A meeting of th r Lithog ap'er ' u-;i n
which was to have b'»en hell la t nleht
was postponed u'.t:t July 7. m account of
Ihe pmal! attendance. It will then r,e held
in Minneapolis.
The executive committee of the Coopers 1
union held a short secret session. :a-t
A pp?oial meeting of the P'.umbers'
union will be held this afternoon.
Elpftricnl Worke-s' union and the
Building Trades council will hold meet
ings Mond-iy night.
A meeting of the three Woodwoiker.s 1
union? in Minneapolis will b? held Mo i
day night, with a view of meiging the
three unions into one.
Th? Label league in Minneapolis has
been quite pucces^ful in its work, and is
receiving good support from the d ffp vni
unions. They purnose holding an enter
tainment in the Bijou during the mon h.
F. M. O'Rourke, of George street, will
spend a w-ek in Chicago and Milwauk c
;^s a flelegate to the national convent on
Of the Pressmens' union.
Yesterday was another busy day among
the golfers, and, although the events on
the local links were not of any particular
importance, the general average of the
playing was of a high order. On tiie
Town and Country course the mixed four
some competition wa.s won by U. F.
Schurnieitr and C. W. Gardner, who
turned in a score of 91 for the round. The
team match at Bryn Mawr, Minneapolis,
was declared off, as the number of play
ers who entered was not sufficient lo
make the match an interes.ing one.
The weather was ideal for golf, as
there was enough wind moving to make
playing a pleasure and not enough to
interfere with the game.
Fourteen couples entered in the men's
foursome competition on the Town and
Country links. The greens were in ex
cellent .condition, and the playing, while
not exceptional, was good. As usual, the
champion of the club. B. F. Schurmeier,
was in the winning pair, while W. P.
Trowbridge and W. L. Mitchell were the
runners up. The course has recently been
piped, and it v.as a trifle slow to the
players in conseauence. The result is as
B. F. Schurmeier and C. W. Gardner,
4, SI; W. P. Trowbridge and W. D.
Mitchell. 7, 92; A. McQuillan and F. H.
Sabin, 10. 93; R G. Halbert and M. Do
ran Jr., 3, 94; N. P. Langford Jr. and H.
P. Bend, 5. S5; R. B. De Lano and E. N.
Saunders. 16. 105; 1.. A. Robinson and F.
H. Stolze, 11, no card; J. E. Tvfarkham
and Dr. C. L. Greene. 11, no card; C. A.
Wil'ard and F. B. Todd. 11, r.o card; W.
F. Booth and W. H. Hastings. 11. no
card; J. E. Seabury and W. 1.. Timber
lake. 13. no card; J. Schclle and W. V.
5. Finch. 11, no card. G. A. MrPherson
still retains his place as fourteenth man
on the team.
Miss A. Pope and Miss E. Pone tied for
the first place in the women's contest,
each of them makinar the round in 63. The
play was golf No. 5 over three roun.-ls of
six'holes each. The following are the re
Miss A. Pope. 19. 16, 18, 53; Miss E. Pope,
20. 16. 17, 53: Mrs. L. T. Warm. 17. 10, 19,
56; Mrs Gardner IS. 19. 19. 56; Miss M.
Bass, 19. 18. I*. T6: Mrs. H. P. Bend, 18,
19. 21. 58; and Miss Kalman. 22. 19. 23. 64;
Miss Young, 24. :'l. 21. C<~. Miss A. Liv
ingston, MfSsiAL D. Livingston and Miss
| Johnston also entered, but fa.led to turn
In their cards.
The contest for the W. H. Lißhtner
cup has narrowed down to two players,
B. F. Schurmeier sad E. G. Ha'.bert. Th°
finals will be• 'decided during the coming
week. After the aualifying round was
played, and the rcatfih p:ay commenced,
the results wer«i. as follows: Hal
bert won frf>m Doran by 3 up: T. L.
Schurmeier won fr-.m Gordon by 3 up;
Gardner won from Livingston by default;
Sabin won from Thompson by 4 un; Fimh
won from Lightrrr by 2 up: Larigford de
feated Griggs; 6 down; Seabury defaulted
to B. F. Schurme'er, and Munn won from
Bend by 1 up.
In the second round Hal'bert defeated T.
L. Schurmeier by 3 up; Sabin was 4 up
over Gardner; Langford won by 7 up
from Finch, and B. F. Schurmeier won
his match from Munn. In the semi
finals Halbert defeated Sabin by 5 up,
and Schurmeier won from Langford by 2
Although there was no match on the
Bryn Mawr links. Minneapolis, yesterday,
a large number of members made the
round, and one or two good scorles were
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it . nm-wo—w make very reasonable terms for strictly first-class work We do all
Z^M ' °Ur. pat2nt Pn 7 eUmatl X t?° lS inSUre SUperi°r iettCring and Carvin^ t0 th= old-fashioned hand work, besides being a great
saving to .he purchaser. We are the largest manufacturers of Monuments in the Northwest, and it will pay al intending purchasers to
call and inspect our work and get our prices and terms. Remember these special prices will prevail until July Ist Purcn««™ to
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recorded. J. Martin Watson did the n'ne
teen holes in 38, while playing with Mr.
Gates, which establishes a new record
for the present coursi
On Thursday hist C. T. Jaffray estab
lished a new record on the Minnikahda
within live strokes of the Boey, and is
link:- by making- ihe iound in 79. This Is
the amateur record for the course.
IVnr Nevrti Wantfd.
The circulation of the London news
papers ht.s increased from 20 to 100 per
cent since the beginning of the war in
South Africa.
A Cnrions Organization in London
Where Gems i liauge Hands.
London Express.
This is an age for clubs. Each profes
sion, almost each calling-, has its own
particular club where members can meet
one another or their friends, dine, read
the newspapers, transact business or play
games of some sort. The majority of the
clubs are well known, if only by name,
but very few have even heard of the
Diamond Merchants' club, in Hatton
The name speaks for itself. It is called
the Diamond clvb —fir, to give It iis full
name, the Diamond Merchants and Jew
elers" club, I..imiled—and the chief re
quisite for membership is that the new
comer should be concerned with or in
the diamond trade. Hatton garden is a
busy thoroughfare, and seems to reek of
diamonds, so to speak. The principal
room of the Diamond club has a half
slass roof which lets in a glare of lighr
on the transaction which take place, .'n
this room may be seen more millionaires
at one time than in any other spot in the
world. Another room is cunningly dark
ened so as to give relief to tired eyes.
One member may be reading a news
paper, when another comes over and tells
him h<- wants a few diamonds, explaining
the kind, etc. The first man vili imme
diately give him two or three little paper
packets to inspect, naming the price, and
tha se-cond man will take them over to the
window, while the first will calmly con
tinue reading his paper.
- The first man is probably a broker, who
has obtained the diamonds from a mer
chant, and he has a certain price from
which he cannot abate. If the purchaser
considers the price fair and the econes
good he will suggest that they go into
one of the little partitions or cubicles
whioh are set apart for this purpose.
These little divisions face the light.—for
it is absolutely necessary to have a bright
light, very liitle business being done on
a dull day—are fitted up with a shelf and
a pair of scales, and when the small boU
is slipped on the door the buyer and sell
er are fre.c from any interruption.
The scales are in a glass case, for th«
others from a kind of tinsel, so light that
slightest bit of dust would affect the
delicate mechanism, a single hair making
a d fference in the working of this won
derful little contrivance. The largest
weights are made of metal, but the
a breath will blow them away. Some
idea may bs gathered of th:ir minute
ness whin one realizes that the smallest
one only weighed the sixty-fourth part
of a carat! For the purpose of show-
Ing up the beauties of the stones they
are laid on different colored papers—
blue for pearls, b'.ack for opals, etc.
The club was originally started by two
men who had at last realized that it
wa.s not safe to hold these bu-lness con
ferences in a public house, which had
Hitherto been the custom. It was such
a success that the members soon bought
out the proprietors and turned it into
a limited liability company. It has pro
gressed so rapidly that is has quite re
cen'ly moved into new premises, which
the '-lent of the club. H. Bernhardt,
was 'rteous in showl: g me over.
Mr. Bcrnirjrdt is the diamond merchant
from whom most of our great actors and
actresses buy their diamonds, and it
speaks well for h'm that when they have
once been to him they never go any
where else.
Many of the members of the Diamond
Merchants' club are foreigners, although
maiiy Englishmen are among the num
ber. Dominos and < ards are provided,
but no game of cards In allowed before
4 o'clock, and then only solo wh'st may
be played, the slightest tendency to gam
ble being strictly prohibited.
This is. perhaps, the only club that
opens and shuts early, for very few
others open at 10 o'clock In the morn
ing and close at 7 at night. Perhaps
the members consider it wiser to de
posit their wares In some safer place
than a pocket before n'ghtfali; whatever
the reason, the lights are out, the doors
shut and everything Is quiet when other
men's clubs are just beginning to be
James R. Ke«»n«>, the Wall Street
Hear, HI alt en It.
New York Cor. in St. Louis Republic.
Perhaps the inns' striking figure to
take th€ Democratic-Bryan end of the
argument in an aggressive :<n<l militant
way Is James R. Keene, the czar of
Wall street, the unchallenged king of
speculation. Mr. Keene was for McKin
ley in 1896; gave $40,000 toward hi.-; cam
paign. Today he is for Bryan, and had
a long Interview with the Nebraskan o:i
the occasion of a recent visit.
New York is shallow and there 1? no
voice to b" so potent with New York
as the jingling voice of money.
Therefore, the story to follow murV
a deal of uneasy st'r among McKinley
i'.ilks. ll was ju:-t prior to Mr. Kerne s
recenl Bail for England. He and a party
of gentlemen were ;it dinner in Delmoni
ce's. One of them—an aanerent of Mc-
Kinley, and somewhat oversteeped in that
form of Eastern Ignorance that makes no
account of any West or South—was vo
ciferously confident of coming Republi
can success. This sage closed his Repub.
lican declamation w.th a mad desire to
bet. He was eager for a wager. Mr.
Keene bent on him his steel-gray eye,
that eye which for twenty years has
looked further and more profitably into
Wall street futures than any other, and
"What odds do you want to offer on
McKinley? I infer from your exhuber
ance that you've something more start
ling to propose than even money?"
"Call it two to one In thousands," ex
claimed the McKinley adherent.
"Contrary to the belief of many," re
torted Mr. Keene, "I seldom make a bet.
But I'll depart from my rule on th;s oc
casion, and wager a trifle with you.
Moreover, I won't take the odds you prof
fer—they're* unfair. I'll do better by
you. I'll wager you $7,500 against $10,000
that Bryan defeats McKinley."
The McKinley champion hesitated. Ora
tory was one thing; a cold proposal to
jeopardize $10,000 on his Republican hopes
and fears was another. Again his oppo
nent's well known . genius to foresee
events, a genius which makes him the
magician of the course, daunted him.
Taking two other gentlemen in as equal
partners he accepted Mr. Keene's offer,
and $10,000 against $7,500 that McKinley
defeats Bryan was wagered. This trans
action has not done a lUtle to wet-blan
ket those forward anticipations of local
Republicans that their party is to have a
walkover. Mr. Keene has never, within
their experience, failed to have reasons
for any faith within him, and his
prompt wager puzzles while it dismays
"The people of this country," said Mr.
Keene, In a recent conversation, "must
arouse themselves. The coming election
Is of more importance from the stand
point of pure and true Americanism than
any that has transpired since the election
of Lincoln. Money is in the saddle; it is
riding down the institutions of this coun
try with a confident insolence that tells
of the firm belief of its own invincibility.
It is running the government today in its
every branch and arm. If moneys power
in molding public affairs goes forward for
four years more as it has for the four
year? past the name of American liberty
will only be worth a recollection as a
matter of history. Money is pressing the
people backward step by step. What la
the end to be? If it goes on there are, as
matters stand, but two solutions. One is
socialism and the other Is evolution. The
American people must defend themselves
against money just as they once did in the
forests from the savages. Unless they
oome solidly, shoulder to shoulder, for
their rights, and come at once. Bunker
Hill •will have been a blunder; Yorktown
a mistake."
Six Killed nn«l Four Injured at
I.uukU, EnKlaml.
LONDON, June 16.—A collision between
an express train and a train filled with
Windsor racegoers occurred at I^ough.
Six persons were killed and forty were
The race train was standing at Lough
station when the express train da
into the rear end of the former train.
Some of the coaches were telescoped. Th.»
severe injuries sustained consisted lai
of broken limbs. Mrs. Barnhard I
(Mrs. C. W. Olivier), the actress, Is re
ported to be among those injured In tho
MlHklles He«4ed l>> Their lilulit
Through Hi*- Air.
A carious case <>( pirn from a
bullet was shown In a wound .
a corporal In the Qui
a correspondent of
Journal. The bu
ha.d struck the ehaft of the tibl
the crest trans
had drilled the bone. There was a
Irregularity of the bone, and a fraj
may have been displaced. Cl
exit wound was v mark tig .1
burn the extent and
The patient's account v... ■ had
fe'.t himself hit and felt something burn
ing his leg. On removing the puttii
bullet was found lying undern ath it.
Tlie man stated thai
perhaps pardonable • x iggeratii n
bullet, at any rate, was too h
in the hand without pain. The bull I
not ricocheted In ai>i" ai
patten;, gave a somewhat similai
In this insiai:'
inch to the right si.:
spine and made its '•>;,( thi c mi hi
low the clavicle on I
out traversing the I
bullet drop] the shirt and h
the skin. The bullet ■
clothes a day or two latei Su
counts have to be reci Ivi d with
tain amount of caution, bul undoul
the mark on the skin of :
resemble, a burn.
It is ofti n sup]
temperature of bull* ts i great y r
the friction ■>( Un
does not seem to resi on an ■ ■
ba-^ls. Arr<st of m iv< m -nt would <!
heat, of course, but the prodlgi
of the emall-boro bullet shows th
friction is exceedingly slight. M;irk i
rifle butts are familiar with the fad
ricochet shots, whti : i la
the peculiar hum they make In p
through the air. and whl«
by the shelters or drop hrtck off Ihi
get), if picked up at i ;i
even hot; but In such cas - the i
ment has been violently arresl 1 \< is
possible that some of |
be developed by th< t ol
by the clothing- but In .-v li a
missile cannot I
any great velocity. A r< hc-t shol
the spin in its longitudinal .;x:- tl
acquires In passing through the
barrel, but as it glanc s off af
pact it may revolve on a trans 1
turning over nnd over in it« flight. It i ,
therefore, unlikely to rn.<k>- I
wouml.s of entrance ami exit c tarai
tic of the perfect small-b re bul
over, the niekei sheath of the t nil I
probably split up as the bullet
the earth and bounds up or glances from
it. It is occasionally stated that t
atrlcal cord resulting from Mi" pa
of a small-bore bullet through soft tis
sues Is due to the cauterizing art.
the bullet. Surh a view is hardly t<. fee
taken f-eriously. The clcatrix resembles,
no doubt, that which mi^ht be caused by
passing a thlrk galvanic wira t!.
the tissues, ami then raising !; to ■.
perature Fufficlent to burt V:e v
But the riratrix of a bullet wound i
produced in that way. The velocity with
which it passes through the ti'
too great to allow time for any
ing action, even if the bullet were at
white heat.
Secretary ITay figures as a lauding"
American man of letters in a recently
published Lomlf.n interview with the
English poet Swinburne, in which Mr.
Swinburne speaks of him as having great
originality in his verse and a distinctive
American note.
Radway's Ready Relief
■j Not only cures the patient seized with
this terrible foe to settlers In newly-set
tled district?, where th»i Malaria or Ague
exists, but If people exposed to it will,
c-.i-ry iiu-rnlna: on petting out of bed, tako
twenty or thirty dropn of the H< ady Re.
lief In a glass of wai.-r. and eat, say. a
cracker, they will escape attacks. This
muFt be done before goiriß out.
There Is not a remedial agent 'n the
world that will cure Fever and Ague and
all other malnrial. bilious and other fe
vers, aided by Rod way's Pills, so uuickly
as Railway's

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