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in PART THIRTY op |; jiCTUBEgECALIFORNIf VOLUME LXXVI.-NO. 119. ON TO PEKING. Next Move of the Mikado. TROOPS LEAVE JAPAN For Some Point on the Yellow Sea. SHROUDED IN MYSTERY. Great Secrecy Observed by the Generals. tA TO GIVE UP HIS OFFICE. The Day of the Glory of the Great Chinese Viceroy Has Passed. London, Sept. 26.— A dispatch from Tokio says a second Japanese army for 'field service, mobilized at Hiroshima, and consisting of 30,000 men, under command of Field Marshal Count O.vauia, embarked yesterday amid intense enthusiasm. The Emperor reviewed the troops. It is re ported vaguely the army is bound for the Yellow Sea. During the absence from Japan of Fipld Marshal Oyama, who is also Minister of War, tbe Minister of Marine CAPTAIN MATSUZAKI LEADING THE JAPANESE VANGUARD ACROSS THE ANQO RIVER AFTER THE CHINESE DESTROYED THE BRIDGE. [From a drawing by Mr. Tubuzakl. a Japanese artist on the cround.j will aseume the duties of Minister of War in addition to his own responsibility. It is officially announced at Tokio, says another dispatch, that the report that an armistice has been proposed by England and Russia is untrue. A dispatch to the Times from Tikio. dated Monday, says: Nothing is known here of the reported landing of Chinese troops its the Yalu. The Japanese cer tainly sigh ; ed the Chinese fleets on the high seas aad no transports were seen then or during the engagement. If the troops were landed the transports probably kept close to shore in compara'iv< lv shallow water, and on reaching the Yalu River as cended it far enough to be invisible t> vessels in the estuary. The correspondent of the Times at Shanghai says that the hostile feeling against foreigners at Peking is increasing in bitterness. The soldiers insult and an noy them on tbe 6treet, and in many other ways is their position made unpleasant. Two Japanese cruisers passed Chee Foo on Monday. Shanghai, Sspt 26.— 1t is rumored that most nf the Japanese men-of-war have left the island ot Yantan. Their destination is unknown, and there is great uneasiness here regarding their intentions. It is reported that the native officials here received news last night that the Japanese attacked the Chinese forces at Anchow and Vi Chow simultaneously and were repulsed at both places. Washington, Sept. 26.— T0-day's ad vices from Toklo that a second Japanese army of 30,000 ro«n sailed from Hiro- Bchima yesterday is regarded in official cir cles here as the first move in advance on the Chinese cauital. Peking. The Gulf of Pechili, which the dispatches give as the probable destination of the army, is t!:e entrance to the river leading to Peking. It is said the forts at the entrance of the river are practically impregnable, owing fed a stretch of mud-flats around them. It is not believed, therefore, that spy advance on Peking would be made up the river, but the 30,000 men will belauded at some other port, whence a short over land march will take them to the walls of IVking. The circuit of the forts is a strategic move advised by a United States f.flicer of high rank, who has made a study of the proposed invasion of China. The State Department has been advised officially that the report of the beheading of the two Japanese students accused of being spies and who were surrendered by the United States Consul-General at Shanghai, to whom they had appealed for protection, is untrue. The Japanese are . in Chinese custody awaiting trial. • . L! MUSTEK). The Day of the Glory of the Viceroy Is Passed. • ! New York, Sept. 27.— A special dis patch' from Shanghai says: Li Hung Chang will shortly be succeed ert as Vice roy by Wu Ta Chang, late Governor of llutnih. . •. . Lord Li, late Chinese Minister to Japan, has.' been degraded. ■The massacre of foreigners at Peking is The Morning Call. regarded as imminent. The legations have asked that blue jackets be landed to protect them. One hundred and eighty thousand men. j mostly rabble and small armed cavalry, j have assembled to defend Mukden. A battle is expected before a fortnight has elapsed. BRITISH SHIP STOPPED. The Sort of Thing That Will Get China Into Trouble. Shanghai, Sept. 26 — A Chinese war shio intercepted the English iMp Pathan in Formosa Channel, Friday, upon the suspicion tiat she was carrying munitions j of war. The Patlian was taKen to Kee I Lung, a treaty port of the Mand of For mosa, where her cargo was overhauled by the Chines* authoritiei. The result of the Investigation is not yet known. New Yokk, Sept. 2G. — The Pathan j cleared from New York on July 28 for 1 Aden, Hong-K ng ana Shanghai. The J Pathan touched at Aden on August 25. aud I at rived at Hone-Kong on September 15, j and, if she is the vessel seized, she was apparently on her way to Snaughai when overhauled. SILVER IS SCARCE. Japan Begins to Feel the Effect of i the War. Vancouver. B. C, Sept. 26 —The Em- j press of India brings the following ad vices from the Orient: A terrible typhoon was experienced at j Kobe on the 11th insL, which resulted in ! considerable damage lo i roperty and loss of life. Numerous small craft on ihe j water were dashed to pieces and several | large vessels, including the Northern Pa cific Steamship Comnany's Tacoina, were j ! forced to make for the bay to escape the ' I threatened danger. Mount Asp, a volcano in the Kumamote prefecture, from which a rumbling noise was beard some time last month, became active Hgain on the afternoon of the 30th ult., when it. becan to emit black smoke and sand. About 11 o'clock on the *ame nlgfit fire s;ot up and a loud rumbling noi*e was heard at the same time. On the 4th inst. the eruption became more serious and people in the neighborhood of A»atani were unable to leave their houses without u>ing .-peetacles and umbrella to prevent the aslios and sand which filled the air from entering their eyes. Even indoors ashes covered the (nod and everything else if doors were left open. Owing to t!ie war there is a scarcity nf silver in Japan, most u( the war expen ditures being paid in :-i!ver. The imperial mint has been running day and nigh! co.n \nn dollars for ?omn time past. General dissatisfaction seems to prevail in Yokohama with respect to the new Jap- JAPANESE INFANTRY EMBARKING FOR THE WAR. anese treaty wit i Eneland, and the lates advices indicate that a public meeting will shortly be held for the purpose of formu lating some ftOttof pro:e»L A recent Issue of the Japan Advertiser is greatly exer cised over tbe probatile operation of somn of the provisions of tbe treaty on the order of Freemasons, the secrecy of whose proceedings it appears to think are to a great extent endangered. The article con cludes: ''The members nf the craft ap parently have to thank Lord Kimberley and liis advisers for consigning them to the mercy of officials who are little likely to be influenced by the high objects of the order." The Kawakami Company of Soshi act ors has beeu giving performances in the Asakusa theater at Tokio, representing tbe Japan-China war. The pl;iy Is very popular and draws full houses «v«*ry day. The Nichi >iichi reports that one day in the course of one of the act-", in which a Japanese sergeant an 1 a Chinese soloier light together, two of the spectators, whose sympathies were inmsad on behalf of their countrymen, sprang; out Irom amone the audience shoutlne, "Why, yiw knave, do you attack a Japanese soldier?" and roughly assaulted the imaginary Chinese. Couut Yanaeiawara Sikiniitsu (Count Noble of Ki'itiO. Privy Councillor, who lihß been Mlffftfiftf from illness for some years died recently. The deceased uoble man rendured distinguished seiviceattbe time of the restoration of tne Emperor, who sent him to China to negotiate a treaty, and he was Minister to St. Peters burg for several years. On returning tome he was appointed Senator and President SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1894. ot the Board of Decorations and filled other important (ffices. at last b«ing made Privy Councillor. li« was only 44 years of age at the time of his death. Notification has been issued from Peking fr.ibiddinc the importation of Japanese goods and in con«eauence prices have been forced Dp abnormal v. The Italian cruiser Piemonte, now en route from Italy to Korea, is one of the most powerful m tho Italian navy. An eyewitness of the battles at Seikwan and Asan states that the Chinese are not skillful in shooting, their bullets being directed not higher than three feet from the ground. They used sm-kMess piw der and nioat of them were armed with seveu-s!iot repeating rifles. They seemed, however, to be unaccustomed to use re peaii ig rifles, as when ordered to fire they discharged all seven «uots in rapid succes sion. Duiiue the firing of these volleys the Japunr se officer^ ordered tt-.eir men to lay down on the ground and then to rise and rush on the enemy in the intervals while they were loading their rifles. These tactics were successful. Eight Japanese cooks employer! on a French cruiser, who landed recently at Chefoo, wt-rrf insUutly seized by Chinese soldiers and killed. The rumor that the Chinese had pur chased the Chilean navy is again tevived 10 Yokohama. Tnis time it is 3tated that t!ie purchase includes two u«w cruisers built by Armstrong and expected shortly. A native Japanese paper says that the British Government has ordered Admiral Freemantlu to watch closely the iuovp iur nti of the J pan>>se fleet during the war, and th-.it in nursuance of that instruction some British warships always fellow the Japanese fleet and bring tiding* lo the 11 izship once or twice every day. The Japanese press condemns this actions, cluimiug that Brit wn is snowing partiality to China. A Japanese spy, disguised as a China man, has been f.mnd in the house of Chang, a nephew of tiie Viceroy and com mander of the arsenal at Port Arthur. The man was immediately arrested, and was considered an Important capture, as the Chinese think now they have found out how the Japanese possessed such ac curate knowledge of their plaus ana arma ment?. Inhuman barbarity marks the course of the Chinese army. The Chinese Taotai of Formosa, who offered prizes for Japanese heads, is no: a solitary instance of savage depravity. The Koreans have bean en listed and three Japanese heads transfixed on spears are reported to grace the walli of Pyonc Yanz. and the bands of five of their foes were nailed to the gates of WltHnpju by the Chinese. The North Chinese Daily News also s iy« that soldiers at several camps have been tbieatening lady missionaries with insult, and trouble may ensue very shortly. The in. partial generosity of the Chinese Emperor was characteristically displayed last month. It was deemed politic to re ward the extraordinary valor of General Teh aDd his army, who, it is »t;U**rt, slew no less than 3000 JftM fr mi July 30 to the end of August. The general received ac cordingly eifts consisting of a white grin peacock feather bolder, a small koif<«, « p.iir of large purses and a couple of cinder boxes. The common soldiers were by no means overlooked, for another imperial edict, dated August -29, states that her Majesty, the Empress Dowager, being must solicitous about the health of the armies now stationed at Ping- Yang, which have to endure neat an -i various other hardships in fighting but le.«, desires that forty chests of preventive pills be handed to Li Hunt: Cluing, who will for warJ them with the greatest dispatch to Geuerai Yen, for distribution among the armies. A number of Europeans in the Imperial customs have left Canton and comedown to Hong-Kong in order :o serve the Imperial Government in the war against Japan. Several of these have had torpeio and gunnery training in the British navy and are probably intended for similar work in the Chinese fleet. 'They are promised ISO tads a raontu during the w.<r and after the war will l>e reinstated in custom service if alive. II k lied their next of kin will receive three years' full pay, 5400 t.iels, as compensation, guaranteed by the Inspector General. This is ridiculously chsap. The Japanese hay* stringent orders to "spot and pot" every one of them. GERMAN CATHOLICS. Want the Temporal Power of the Pope Restored. Louisville. Sept 26.— At the German Catholic congress t:-day the following was adopted : We again express our filial love and rever ence to our lidly father, Leo XIII. Ana in the name of that liberty bestowed uiion hta church by God himself we declare that the first coutll tiiin of such liberty conslots In the entire Inde pendence of i lie lio;id of the Catholic church fioin every e.iiilily powpr. Trie only so'utiou of the Papal question ac ceiitable lo Catholics must, therefore, imply ihe teniioiial independence of the lloiy See, the terms for which must be stipulated by me Holy fattier himself. As fiee citizens we claim for Darents the right to choose t lie aehools and teachers to whom they waul to entrust the instruction of then children. As Catholics, therefore, we claim the riftX to establish and govern our parocht.il schools in accordance with our ecclesiastical superiors aud to develop them by all available means. Cash in the Treasury, Washington. Sept. 26.— The cash bal ance in the treasury In-day was $123,500, --015, of which $58,ti04.P50 was gold reserTc. Ironciad Aground. CoPENMAfiKN, .Sept. 2t;.-Tiie Russian ironciad General Admiral went aground off Kefsnas today, but was floated safely. HILL THE MAN To Lead New York Democrats. MAGIC OF HIS NAME. Took the Convention by| Storm. HE WILL PROBABLY RUN. Although He Declines to Commit Himself. CLEVELAND OUT OF POLITICS. All the President Would Say When i Asked for His Views on the Nomination. Saratoga, X. V.. Sept. 26. — A scene such M no delegate who sat in the State Democratic convention, which was closed to-day, ever wiinessed before, and which SENATOR DAVID B. HILL, OF NEW YORK. is without parall*! in the history of con ventions, except perhaps that in 1876, when Seymour was nominated by acclama tion, took place when all other candidates were forgocen and the mention of David B. Hill's ii Mini" caused a stampede in bis favor. Fifteen hundred people stood upon their feet yell ng themselves hoar***, two bands of music tried t ■■•■ drown the tunml", and Senator Divid B. Hill pounded vio lently but ineffectually with his gavel in attempting to iv-dorf irJ»r. It was a scene of enthusiasm such as would not probably be witnessed in a dec ade. It was the strange situation of a presiding officer of a convention, evidently against this will, being forced to accept a unanimous nomination when other candi dates had been presented and apparently accepted by the delegations. It was a reniarkaole scene, although not an unexpected one altogether. The Asso ciated Ptprs dispatches of the past few days have iudicated that there was every probability that the convention wmild stampede for David B. Hill. Mr. Hut finished his s.ne«eh nominating John Boyd Thatcher, and had been received with en tlm-'iasin. Delegates looked at one an other and expected that the nomination would be made by acclamation. Even Mr. Hill himself, with the gavel in hu hand, had ordered the roll to be called and breathed a sigh of relief, cvi lentiy believ ing the crisis bad passed. But a slight built man from Allegheny County, who had never been known in the councils of the party, threw a firebrand which created a sensation almost beyond belief. When his county was reached. Delegate Reynolds arose, and amid silence said: "Tho united delegation from Allegheny County desire to place in nomination lor Governor their first and only choice — David J3. Hill." Then ensued one of the wildest scenes that can be imagined. Delegates jumped upon the chairs, spectators crowded into the aisles, hatt were thrown up, ernes waved wildly and men yelled themselves hoarse and cheer after cheer almost rent the frame building in twain. Senator Hill grew pale with emotion, but in an almost faint hope that he would he ahle to stern the tido he pounded vigorously with the gavel and cried for order. Bourke Cocfcran, John R. Fellows, Mayor Gilroy, Thomas Grady and other leaders jumped uuou tables and urged on the applause. The only persons in the halt who were seated were those few mem bers of the Drecis who were endeavoring to write their stories. Finally from sheer exhaustion the vast audience ceased its auplau^e long enough to allow Senator Hill's words to be heard, as in a busky voice he said: "I am grateful to the Democracy of the Em piie Slate for their courtesy and kind ness and support in tlii?, Dut 1 w ill say to you that I cannot be your candidate again for Governor." There were cries of "No," and "You are the only man," from the Democrats, ami the applause wn renewed, but In an in terval Senator HHI managed to insist that the r.o'.lcall of delegates sbould be pro ceeded witb. Senator McMahon said: "I .'rise to". the point of order that the rollcail be dispensed with by a unanimous vote of tbe dele pates." Senator Hill said: "1 bare bad some slight parliamentary experience, and the rollcall oannot be dispensed witn by unan imous consent." The clerk therefore began to call the rolL Several county leaders arose and announced 'heir delegations for Senator Hill. New York was reached and Senator Guy jumped to his feet There were cries of "platform," but he stood on a chair and the delegates listened breath lessly to what be had to say. He spoke as follows: "1 had boped, ilr. Chairman, that seme one older and better known in the coun cils of our pirty than myself would per form the duty wh'ch I feel called upon to perform now. It is incumbent up in us to select the man who in the largest measure represent* t be hope* and expectations, the principles of the Democratic party, and who can best meet the needs of the hour. [Loud cheers and cries foi Davi I B. Hill.] "There is one man in the State of N*w York, Mr. Chairman, whose name is upon the lips of every live Democrat in this State. His name is not only upon their lips, but enshrined In tlieir hearts. The mention of his name revives hope in every Democratic breast and strikes terror to the hearts of our enemies, He has never failed the Democracy, and in Its hour of need he cannot fail i r . now. tie has lea us to counlless victories under adverse cir cumstauces ii the past, and he will and must lead us now. In the councils of the nation he has added luster to the name of the Empire State and has, in the heroic bnt'le for Democratic principles which he waged side by side with our Democratic President, won thousands and thousands of friends amonc those who formerly were his enemies. He irpresents in the Urgvst measure every principle that we love. He represents courage, constancy and fidelity to his party ami devotion to princi ple. He represents broad, liberal Ameri can citizenship. He represents religious freedom and liberty. [Cheers loud and loBS.] "Ha has told us that he cannot accept i our nomination." [Cheers and cries of I "He will, he will."] ''Now I say to you, gentlemen, that we owe a duty to the De- I itineracy of this State higher than any courtesy even to him. In the name oi Democracy, acainst the wishes of our pre siding oftuvr, and if need be in defiance of it, 1 ptsce in nomination hers before you in tiie name of the Democracy of the State of JSew "1 ork tne one man who typifies all that Democracy typifies. 1 present the name of that greatest living exponent of Democratic principles — Senator David Bennett Hill." He had barely finished when the same scene that had occurred when Bill'a name wan 1 1 r - 1 mentioned was repeated. The delegates rushed down the aisle toward the front and threatened to invade the stage." Senator Hill said out of the din. "The rules of the assembly are m^orce here find the rolicall should be allowed to pro ceed." The gavel wa<s banned several timps and the applause died somewhat, but it was almost immediately resumed, when jump ing up on the press table and from there to the stage, B mrke Cockran faced the audience and waved both hands for order- In an instant the cries subsided and the Congressman began an impassioned speech, culling upon the convention to dis regard Mr. Hill's declination and to make Mm the candidate. Vainly dla Sanator liiil use the gavel upon the desk and call (or order. When quiet was testored the Senator demanded that the rollcall pro pped under the rules of the convention. Clerk de Freest began calling the roll. As each county was c»l!ed its leader arose and declared for David B. Hill. When ttie call was completed ex-Assemblyman Hitt from Alinny, who had nominated John Boyd Thatcher, jun>p?d to his feet and. mounting a chair, withdrew hi* ca;i dida'e, and earnestly called upon Hill to acceds to the wishes of the convention. This made Hill the only candidate before the convention. Congressman Cockran interrupted the rollcall I>y springing upon a table nnd thundered out: "All who are in iavor of nominating by acclamation will say 'aye.'" There was a mighty shout, and to the name summons for those opposed, "No," there was uot a voice beard. Then, turn ing to Senator Hii, Corhran said: "Sir, t Me peonle summon yon to your duty." [Auplause.J Mayor Gilroy mounted a chair and addeti : "1 only desire to say that it is the unanimous desire of this convention that Senator D;»vid B. Hill should be the standard-bearer in this campaign. I am satisSed fmm the fact that Mr. ilill has never yet failed in his duty to the Demo cratic party that if this wish is conveyed n> him deliberately and properly he will obey the cotnmaud of this convention." [Applause.] The roll was then called and every county voted for -mil, and the secretary announced that the .Senator had received all the votes ens:. Elj~B| > During the excitement that attended t!ie clerk's announcement of the nomination of Senator Hill, tbe Senator was'bebind the chairman's table. His usually pale lace was almost ashen, his hands trembled and he did not venture to speak. Dele gates rushed to the stage and shouted for recess ti forbid Senator Hill refusing. The leaders, however, opposed adj >nrn ment ou the same ground. Finally the convention went on with its work. Lieutenaut-Governor Sbeehan, in a brief eulogism, Dominated lion. Daniel Look wood of Buffalo for the office of Lieuten ant-Governor. The nomination was made by acclamation amid great applause. James D. Bell nominated James G. Gaynor for Judge of the Court of Appeals aud Hie convention nominated him by acclamation. The usual resolutions were adopt-)'), and a motion to adjourn was car ried, Senator Hi!! saying: "The conven tion that is running itself wants to ad journ. I declare it adjourned." The convention adjourned sine die at 3:39. Bine DlatformJadopted was as follows: Tiie Democratic party of New York congratu lates the people of tlie Slate upon the restor ation of business confidence and the improve ment of industrial conditions which are follow log the repeal by a Democratic Congress of the laws of its Republican predecessors. Unsound financial legislation, driving out our gold and threatening a silver standard; worse than a war tariff, unnecessarily adding to the cost of living, diminishing Federal revenue and stimu lating tavored industries at the general ex pense: profligate expenditures converting an assuring treasury surplus in o an alarming de ficit; these were the ill-conceived and ill-fated products of Republican partisanship which brought the country to th« verge of financial and industrial ruin, which wiped out private fortunes, reduced incomes, turned tens, of thou sands or men out of work, closed factories, de stroyed business, brought thousands of de serving poor face to face with starvation, and Inflicted general distress upon the American people. The complete transfer of the Govern ment to the Democratic party was too late to avert these evils; it could only remove their causes and repair the injury. "We, therefore, rejoice that by the repeal of tbe Sherman law for the purchase and storage of silver bullion ail fear of a depreciated cur rency la allayed and faith has been restored In the ability of the Government 10 maintain a constant parity between Us gold and silver coins ;that by the repeal of the McKinley tariff the inordinate taxation of the many for the benefit of the few has been notably diminished auii in the place of inequitable and monstrous custom duties, which have starved some in dustries and overfed others, the tariff sched ules have been so adjusted that while affording ample safeguard* for American labor, they re duce the price to the people of the necessities of life and encourage the promotion of iudustry by cheapening the cost of many raw material used In manufactures; and that by (educing expenditures wherever possible and by the provision for additional revenues the legitimate demands upon the Federal Treasury will no longer exceed the Government's income and necessitate an increased public debt. The beneficial effects of Ul3 adoption of these salutary meaos of public policy are already plainly apparent. Each day gives evidence of returning prosperity. Mills closed by the ef fects of Republican legislation are reopening and i heir operatives are returning to work. Merchants report a largely increased volume of business, and rnauufaciuiers are preparing for the period of prosperity which the readjust ment of tbe tariff and cheapened raw materials certainly assure. We concur with President Cleveland that the new tariff law does not em body the lull Issue- ol tariff reform, but with him also w* indorse Its provisions for cheaper and freer raw materials and lower taxes as a substantial recognition of Democratic princi ples, and we bespeak for the law an Impartial trial,' confident that Its successful operation w ill convince tbe people of the wisdom of Dem ocratic policy and induce them to demand its proper extension. While favoring, therefore, wise modification and readjustment of particu lar schedules by the enactment of separate bills as future conditions and tbe fulfillment of pledges may require, we deprecate, pending a fair trial of the law by actual operation, any further general tariff legislation which under present conditions would be likely to retard improvement to business and thereby prolong the evils brought upon the country Dy.Repub licin folly. We commend tbe enactment by the Demo cratic Congress of the measures of public Im portance demanded by the people, particularly the repeal of the Federal election law and the stringent legislation for tbe suppression of trusts. We reaffirm tbe declaration of principles contained in the Democratic national platform of 1892 and we reiterate the expressions of recent Democratic State platforms In favor of honest money, economy In public affairs, just and liberal provisions for all disabled soldiers, their widows and dependents, and strict ad herence to the true principles of civil-service reform. We commend the efforts made by the Sena tors and Representatives in Congress from this State to avert the Imposition of the present In come tax and we record our regret that ihe re form or the tariff, to which all Democrats were committed, was embarrassed by engrafting In its provisions a direct tax to which many Dem ocrats were strenuously opposed. The platform then demands the rigid enforcement of the laws to prevent and control trusts. It heartily Indorses tbe honest purpose and high Ideas which bave characterized the administration of President Cleveland, and pledges earnest support in all his efforts to secure the en actment of Democratic measures and the carrying out of Democratic policies, ex pressing confidence that the people will sustain him at tbe polls in November. The remainder of the platform is devoted to State issues closing with an endorsement of Governor Flower's administration, and denouncing any attempt to proscribe can didates for offices on account of their re | ligious belief by secret organizations or otherwise. WILL PROBABLY RUN. Still Hill Is in INo Hurry to Commit Himself. Albany, K. Y m Sep',. 26.— Senator Hill and Hon. I). & Lorkwood were serenaded at the Kenuioro Hotel, when they came from Saratoga, by tne Albany Phalanx. Senator H LiL, in responding, said: "This deraonstrtiOM is a Dart of tae unexpected events of a day, which to rue has been one of mingled" surprise and embarrassment. The action of the Democratic convention, which was as unioreseen by you as by myself, imposes responsibilities and ob!i uations of which I cannot speak to-night. Unwilling as I was to receive the honor which the convention, In spite of my pro test, nas sought to confer upon me. I am deeply touched by thu unusual manifesta tion of confidence and esteem, and to-night 1 can only express in feeble language n small part of the gratitude which 1 feel toward the Democracy of Xew York." OUT OF POLITICS. (irover lias NotniHg to Say About His Old Enemy. Buzzards Day, Mass., Sept. 26— An Associated Press representative called President Cleveland's v? attention t> the news of Senator Hill's nomination this evening. It was the first intimation the President li«d of the information and when asked his opinion he said: "1 am out of politic*, now." This was said in a kindly but firm tone BOOKS FOR ioc. aaaCHOICR SELECTIONS, BY VII 9 SCOTT, t.YrrON, DICKENS, .ill I MAYNE HAWTHONE, TENNYSON U\J\M REID, CARLYLE, COOPER, i SEE DUMAS, BLACK, BRADOON, ! LARGE AD. And Other Popular Writers | PRICE FIVE CENTS and no effort could prompt an expression of opinion. .Nkw York, Sept. 27.— The World this morning publishes the following opinion from Cleveland dated Buzzards Bay: "Xo doubt the conveniion has done the best thing possible. I think those who were there ought to understand th« situa tion and know what was suitable to do. I have confidence t hat their Dest judgment wa3 exerted." STRONG DISSENT. One New Yorker Who Will Not Support Hill. Washixgto.v, Sept. 2f>.— Franklin D. Locke, oue of the most prominent lawyers and Democrats in Buffalo, a great friend of President Cleveland and one of the foremost men at the Syracuse convention, said: "I will neither work nor vote for Sena tor Hill for Governor. My indictment against him has two counts. First, I maintain t tint from March 4, 1893, he has done everything he could to harass, an noy and obstruct the Democratic adminis tration. Secoud, 1 regard him as prhuaiily responsible for the offense in the Sta.e of New York for which Judge Mayuard was tried ..nd convirt^d last year." Senator Stewart (Pop.), Nevada— lf Sen a'or Aill stands on and iudorses the finan cial plank cf the platform tne banks must elect him. 01 course, the question of Mr. Cleveland's attitude toward Mr. Mill will be an all-important oue. Mr. Cleveland lias been suffering from malaria this sum mer, 1 believe. The only specific for niiili;y, the disciples of physics tell us, is bitter. If Mr. Cleveland swallows the New York Domination, the pill ought to be bitter enough to cuie the most chronic case of malaria. THE TROPICAL STORM That Swept in From the Gulf of Mexico. It Has Already Done Great Damage Along the South Atlantic Coast. Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 26.— The expected hurricane froui the West Indies struck Jacksonville at 11 a. m., with the wind blowing a gale of 4(5 mii«>s per hour and rain pouring down in torrents. Busi ness is absolutely paralyzed. It is said the Everett Hotel, the largest but one in the city, is unroofed and flooded with water. The unfinished union depot is blown down. The loss is £20,000, and a number of people are injured but none killed. There is no communication from South Florida, but it is expected that many groves are tf tally ruined and the orange crop is dam: eed incalculably. Tbe streets ol Jacksonville are flooded. The river is three feet above the normal stage. Alayport is flooded and several houses inundated. No persons lost their lives there. Two Louses in Jacksonville were blown down. No trains are arriving or departing from Jacksonville. Many large washouts are reported. SAVASXAn, Ga., Sept. 26.— The tropical cyclone wliich has been approaching Savannah for the last two days raged hero all day and last night. The wind's miui mum velocity was sixtj miles an hour. At times it blew eighty-eight miles an hour. Orangebcrg. S. C, t>ept. 26.— A terrific windstorm struck here this evening at 5 o'clock. Great damage to corn and cotton has resulted. Wii.mixgt.ox, X. C. Sept. 26.— A wind storm or great violence is now prevailing. Serious results have been reported. WELLMAN GETS HOME. He Is Accompanied by Three of His Companions in Adventure. Quarantine, S. 1., Sept. 26. — The steamship Spree, which arrived at Quarantine to-day, had among her passengers the following - named crew b«longing to the Arc ie expedition: Professor Walter WMlraan, Professor French of the Geodetic Survey, Dr. Thomas Mohun and Claries C. Dodge, all of whom belonged to Washington. D. C. They left here last March, bound for the North Pole via Norway, and have been gone a little over six months. COfIING BACK HOME. Airs. Vanderbilt and Her Children on Board the Lucania. IN ew York, Sept. 26.— A cablegram to the Word from Paris says: Friends of W. K. Vanderbilt assert positively that Mrs. Vanderbilt and ber children sailed for New York by the steamship Lucania last Satutday. Their names do not ap pear on tbe printed passenger li-t cf the steamship, but the name of Tbomaa J. James is there, and it is known he went to London a few weeks ago as tbe special representative of Cornelius Vanderbilt in an effort to effect a compromise. ILLNESS OF THE CZAR. It Is Said That He Is Growing Steadily Worse. Londox. Sept.— A Chronicle dispatch from Moscow says: It is reported that the Czar is suffering from stone in the kidneys and that his attacks are accompanied with spasms and swoonintr. "Awarded Highest Honors World's Fair." CREAM MOST PERFECT MADE. 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