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MACON, GA., SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 1908
DAILY, 97.00 A YEAR.
ONLY FOURTEEN CONTRIBUTORS
HAVE GIVEN AMOUNTS OF $1,000
TO THE CAUSE OF DEMOCRACY
According to Statement Is
sued By New York
MAJOR PART FUNDS FROM
Campaign Fund Reaches a Little Over
$220,000—Something Over $180,000 of
This Amount Has Been Collected
From Voluntary Contributors—$42,-
000 Came From Denver Convention
NEW YORK, Oct. 9.—The demo
cratic national committee is preparing
to announce next week the amount of
its campaign fund and the individual
contributors of amounts of one hun
dred dollars or more. The lists, which
have been compiled to date and sent
Here from Chicago, show that the cam
paign fund Is a little over $220,000. Of
this fund something over $180,000 Sas
been collected from contributors which,
with $42,000 of the Denver convention
fund. Is the total fund now in the
It is learned today there have been
fourteen individual contributors of one
thousand dollars each. There have
been no contributions of sums between
$1,000 nnd $500 to date. The Denver
headquarters of the national commit
tee las collected $5,000. which Is said
to include a check of $1,000 from form
er Senator Wm. A. Clark of Montana.
The smallest contribution received was
one cent, which came in the mail from
Monroe. Washington. The largest con
tributions to the democratic campaign
The Large Contributors.
Delaney Nicoll, New York City,
Jacob Rupert. New York City. $1,000.
Nathan Straus, Now York City,
National Democratic Club, New
York City. $2,500.
W. F. Sheehan, New York City,
Archibald McNeil of Bridgeport,
Guy E. Tucker, Little Rock, Ark.,
. M F. Dunlap, Illinois, $1,000.
Roger Sullivan. Chicago, $1,000.
Perry Belmont, New York City,
Robt. Ownen, Oklahoma. $1,000.
J. J. Hogan. Lacrosse. WIs., $1,000.
E. O. Wood. Flint. Mich.. $1,000.
E. F. Goltra St. Louis, $1,000.
Moses C. Wetmfmvflt. Louis, $1,000.
Norman E. Mack. Buffalo, $1,000.
Meibert Cary, Connecticut, $600.
Jefferson Levy, New York City, $500.
Dr. John Cox, Connecticut, $500.
Wm. F. Bums, New York City. $500.
K. S. D. Mallory, Selma. Ala., $500.
Nathan Cole. Los Angeles. Cal., $500.
P. W. Burns. Chicago, $500.
Jos. Fels, Pennsylvania. $500.
Wm. B. Rodgers. Pittsburg, $500.
Carl S. Vrooman. Cotnit. Mass., $500.
Melville E. Ingalls, Cincinnati. $500.
W. R. Burt, Saginaw, $500.
Murray Carleton, St. Louis. $500
F. B. Lynch, St. Paul. $500.
T. J. Walsh. Helena. Mont., $500.
W. B. George. Billings. Mont., $500.
R. S. Ford. Great Falls, Mnnt., $500.
The major part of the .Democrats
onmpalgn fund has come from dollar
contributions and from the Democratic
press which started campaign contri
Mack Won't Verifv Figures.
.CHICAGO. Oct. 9.—National Chair
man Mack tonleht said that be did not
know that the New York headquarters
had made public any campaign contri
butions or the amount of the campaign
"The campaign contributions will bo
known officially on October 15. and all
T can say Is that l wished we bad all
the money they any we have."
GOVERNOR'S OFFICIAL PARDON
BOARD'S WORK IS STRONGLY OB
JECTED TO IN CASES.
ATLANTA. Ga.. Oct. Protests from
the public against some of the recommen
dations made by Gov. Smith's unofficial
pardon board are being received at tho
state capltcl by the governor and the
The first conies from persons opposed
to Will Daniels, a negro, at the state
farm, serving a long term for attempted
criminal asiault. Messrs. Hitch and Turn-
Hn reported that he wns dying with con
sumption, and that a negro girl was the
injured g*j:Jy* eli9 Qf nMr where
the alleged crime was committed, has
written Tom F.ason. of the prison com-
mlFsIon. that the negro was convicted of
attempting to assault a well-known and
highly respected white lady of thaf neigh
borhood. He states that Daniels narrow
ly escaped lynching and that the people
opposed to hts release.
.. similar letter was re — — a
governor's office front Eschel Graham, of
McRae, who states thst the “young lady'i
friends and relative
very much op-
The recommendation made to the gov
ernor was probably bssed on misinfor
mation as to the crime.
ONE BODY R FOUND;
NO TRACE OE OTHER
MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF
ROBINSON BROTHERS IS
WARRENTON. Va, Oct. 9—Ernest
Robinson, twenty-four years old, a
member of the Warrenton rifles, who
with his brother, Walter, disappeared
from their home here six weeks ago
was found dead today In a thicket near
the railroad at Casanova, a small sta
tion between Warrenton and Calver-
ton. There Is no clue to the where
abouts of the other brother, wha.ls two
years older. The fact that waiter
Robinson several times previous to his
last disappearance had spent several
weeks at a time away from home with
out notifying his people of his where
abouts furnishes a ray of hope to his
family that he may be alive, though
S repared to h£ar at any time word o;
Ernest Robinson’s body evidently had
been lying In the woods for a fortnight
and it is sugested. thongh there is no
information to corroborate the theory
taht he may have been a victim of
heart failure or poisoning in view of
the absence of any marks of violence
upon the body.
Both the young men were well
known and owned the general store
here. Many of their relations and
friends both In this vicinity and near
Washington. D. C.« have Joined In the
search for the brothers and the author-
It'cs of villages between Warrenton and
Washington have been on the look
HUSH’S FAIR IS OS WITH
BIS CROWDS ATTENDING
IS SOON SHATTERED
ORDINARY SIMMS BELIEVES HIS
NEW SON-IN-LAW TO BE A
VALDOSTA, Oct. 9—A. V. Simms,
ordinary nr this county, tolecraphrd
from Oklahoma City today that E.
William Robinson, who married his
daughter. Miss Dora Simms, last June
is In Jail there on a charge of biga
my. Mr. Simms being the. prosecutor.
Robinson spent lastjwlnter In Val
dosta and during the time he was
hero ‘he wooed and. wot: Miss Dora
Simms. Under a pretext that ho had
property tn Oklahoma, which required
his Immediate attention, he Induced
Mias Slnuns to marry him at once.
They have been In Oklahoma Since
Last Monday Ordinary Simms learn
ed that Robinson had a wife and
children In Lynn, Mass. He was
dumbfounded at the Information nnd
after having It verlfled by the authori
ties at Lvnn, he' took the night train
tor Oklahoma. Yesterday was spent
In locating the couple, and this morn
ing Mr. Simms had Robinson arrest
ed. and will bring his daughter home
with him. A requisition will be gotten
for Robinson and he will be brought
back ’here for trial.
EDWARD FAIR KILLS HIS BROTH
ER AND FRIEND AND FATAL-
LY WOUNDS ANOTHER.
MANASSAS. Va., Oct. 9—A.i the re-
ault of a husband's Jealousy two men
arc dead and another wounded af ihc
old fair farm at Cunovn, alx mllea from
Mandean today. Edwnrd Fair nnd his
wife nnd brother. Allen Fair, called on
their neighlxtr. Tucker Posey, ycater-
dny nfternoon. While there Edwnrd
Fair's attention was attracted to. what
he regarded as an unusual frlendll-
ncss between his wife and his brother,
Angered by their conduct he hurried
from the Posey home and procured a
gun to avenge his fancied Injury.
Upon hlr. return to the Posey home he
shot and killed his brother nnd turned
the gun upon hla wife, but was pre
vented from shooting her by the Inter
ference of Tucker Posey who receiv
ed the shot Intended for tho wife. Dur
ing the Htruggle that followed. Posey
took the gun from Fair and striking
him upon the head killed him Instant
ly. The Fair brothers were Bonn of
the late Carter Fair, one of tho best
known men of this ouunty.
LUTHERANS FURTHER THE
SAVANNAH, Oa.. Oct. 9. 1 -The uni
ted synods of the Lutheran church of
the south decided today to move the
theological seminary from Mount
Pleasant, S. C.; to raise $50,000 for en
larging and equipping » near seminary,
nnd provided for a 'committee com
posed of one delegate from each syn
od, to carry out this plan. There Is
still no decision as to the future loca
tion of the seminary. It was decided
to offer back to the vlllngn of Mount
Pleasant ti»c property It has given the
When it was planned to use the
word “receive bids" for erecting the
new buildings, Capt. J. C. Heegera, of
Columbia, a delegate to the synod. In
a straightforward speech, declared that
"the receiving of bids Is gambling and
nothing else." His words created a
sensation In the conference, but serv
ed to cut the objectionable words out
of the resolutions passed by the synod.
Official Returns Show Carter
Did Not Carry a Single
ATLANTA. Ga., Oct. 9—Late re-
turns from the state election of Wed
nesday give Joseph M. Brown, demo
cratic candidate for governor, on in
creased vote, and decreases the one
that had been allowed Mr. Carter. Tho
official returns aro coming in to the
secretary of state's office, but all will
not be in and tabulations will not bo
made for several days. Until then the
exact vote will not be known. Twelve
counties are yet to be heard from.
Mr. Brown received about 112,000
votes in the election, and Mr. Carter
got about 12.000. Mr. Brown's ma
jority will be around 100.000.
Disfranchisement received a vote of
about 70,000 to about 38,000 against.
Indications aro that J. W. Lindsey
was elected pension commissioner by
a safe majority, though It will require
the official returns to nettle this con
test. He got about 50.000 votes. A.
J. McBride ran second, receiving about
20.000. about as much as all the re
Today's returns show that Mr. Car
ter did not carry a single county, Mr.
Brown receiving majorities In even
dhattooga and Gordon.
The following is the vote for governor
Republican Committee Says
This Is Largest Yet
WELL KNOWN NEGRO KILLS
DIES IN JACKSONVILLE HIS WIFE INSTANTLY
FORT VALLEY. Oct. The many
friends of Mr. Johnnie Cooper were
grieved to hear of hl> death in-Jack
sonville. Fla., yesterday. He had been
I 111 at the hospital for several weeks
ATLANTA. Oa . Oet ».—The agrieul-! w « h ,. ty 2i?i d ....
tursl fair, which la being held here unleri,. bod> arrived today and was
the auspices of the Farmers' Union. I buried In Oak Lawn cemeterv at this
opened st noon yesterday with a-good place. Mr. Cooper was a young man
attendance. It will be on for a period about 21 years old, and was engaged
r.f business with the Jacksonville
Its ere on view, together with h large v*-.-
number of Independent ones. Many spe-1 u r .
clel attractions have been provided for •**'**• mother. Mrs. Gun f oon-
»*ia entertainment of visitors during thai^**- brother and tf»ree sisters, all
fair. | of this place.
VALDOSTA. Oa., Oct 9.—A report
from Lake Park Bays that Turner
Wood, a well known negro of that
place, shot and killed his wHd last
nlg"it. It seems that the couple had
been at outs for several days and
Wood had threatened to kill her. He
returned home last night and found
his wife absent from home, having
gone to Mr. John Corbett's to see
about some •washing. When she en
tered the house Wood flred up*»n her
twice, one bullet passing through ’her
000 to the campaign fund of the
publican national committee was
nounced today by State Chairman
Timothy L. Woodruff.
Mr. Woodruff also announced that
Mrs. Russel] Sage has contributed $1.-
000 to the same fund. There have
been no other large contributions from
Individuals, Mr. Woodruff said, hut
small sums are coming in from vari
George R. Sheldon, treasurer of the
national republican committee, said
that he would publish a list of nil
the contributions made to the republi
can aoinmittee after election. An ap-
peul for contributions to the republi
can national campaign fund of $50
each from 10,000 business men was is
sued today by Mr. Sheldon.
OY PRISON BOARD
COUNTY AUTHORITIES ARE RE
QUESTED TO MEET BOARD IN
ATLANTA NOVEMBER 6
ATLANTA, Oa., Oct. THc itata
prison commission Issued a call today
for a convention of county commis
sioners and ordinaries, or other au
thorities ‘having charge of road con
struction, to be held In .the house of
representatives ball at the capitol on
November 6, next. It is for the pur
pose of discussing the new convict
bill, together with road construc
Tho idea of the commission is to
induce ns many counties as posslhlo
to uac their quota of convicts on the
roads, and to assist them hs far ns
practicable In working them to advan
tage. County officials who have had
experience in building roads with suer
labor will be usked to deliver ad
dresses for the benefit of those not
having such experience. •
The commission has also advertised
for offers on different tracts of land In
different sections of the state, on the
basis of which fho provision In the
act relating to the extension of -the
state farm will be considered. The
advertisement Is for bids on a flve-
year lease, sale nnd five-year option
with lease. A tract from 2,000 to
5,000 acres may be offered.
•The commission has ulno written
the road authorities of the different
counties offering to supply them with
some misdemeanor convicts, under the
low, at once. Several counties that do
not employ their own convicts ‘have
notified the fcnnmilsslnn tK|t'recently
convicted prisoners are at ltn> dis
posal. There will also be about 000
misdemeanor convicts at the disposal
of the commission on November 1,
when all the "wildcat" misdemeanor
private camps will go out of business.
These convicts may be token by the
counties desiring them, ns they must
be cared for under the provisions of
the new law until nfcxt April when
the full law will go Into effect.
The letter calling the convention of
county authorities Is ns follows:
Prison Board’s Letter.
ATLANTA, Oa.. Oct. 9. 1908.
Dear Sirs: We cordially nnd earn
estly Invite yon as a body, or some
one of your bonrd to attend n confer
ence to bn held between the county
authorities nnd the prison commission
In Atlanta In the bouse of representa
tives, at 10 o'clock n. m.. on Thursday.
November 6. 1908. for tho pur|Kisn of
discussing the practical operation of
the couviet law of 190f, and the litll-
Ixntloq of convict labor on the public
If your county l« nlreadj using such
labor, your experience nnd advice
will be Of benefit to the minorities
of Other counties not using the same,
nnd If you are not working convict*
but eontemplnte doing ro, the expe
rience and advice of others will bo of
Interest to you. .
Wo will Invite several county offi
cers, well known and good road build-
•*rs. to mnko talks on practical sub
jects relating to road building, nnd tho
economical use of convict labor, and
feel sure they will prove Instructive.
On account of the (net thnt this
matter Is of special lmj»ortnnco to us,
ns official citizens of Georgia who aro
charged with determining the best
method of carrying out the provisions
of the recent act agreeable with tho
conditions In our state. It Is necessary
for this meeting to bo devoted exclu
sively to tho objects contemplated by
A lint- from you In reply will be ap
preciated by yours truly.
The Prison Commission of Georgia.
THOMABV1LLE, Ala.. Oct. I.-Routh-
bound freight train No. 122, running extra
with John V, Cobb In charge nnd Frank
Kelley Millie throttle, went Into the river
* * ' p, st 3 o'clock this m—*"•
Kelley went down wl
.. no one knows bow the
i aivuit, but It Is supposed that
id the slgnalr
_..jlne nnd elgh
the river, two of which
cotton and six with timber.
The therm*n snvei
Jn time nnd swlmn
side of the bride.
One of the piers
thought that traffic .
long. The Southern rallwsy oporates tha
Engineer Lived In Mobile.
MOBILE. Ala., Oct. t.—Engineer Frank
Kelley hail been a resident of Mobllo for
fifteen yen re. He wes 48 years of age end
Is survived Wy a widow and two children.
He wes n native of Neahville, Tenn.,
where he leaves a brother end Bister.
All travel over the Southern railway
between Mobile and Selma Is Indefinitely
ONLY $4,600 COLLECTED
UNDER WISEJJEAR-BEER ACT
ATLANTA. Ga.. Oct. 9.—Sixty-three
counties hnve made near-beer license
reports to Comptroller-General W. A.
Wright. These reports show collec
tions of only $4,800. The sum of
$1,900 is held up by injunction. If the
ratio keeps up the Wise law will not
net much more than $10,000.
Vessoi Flying Bulgarian
Flag is Object of Initial
In spite of warnings to King Peter
from Great Britain and Wane* that the
people of 8ervla be kept in check, tha
populace of Belgrade held demonstrations
yesterday and demanded the resignation
of the cabinet and also the abdication
of King 1'eter unless ho declared war
against Austria-Hungary, which hue re
fused to accept Bervltt'e protest against
the annexation of Bosnia and llersego-
Ten thousand Austro-Hungarian troops
arc garrlsonod along the Drlna river
between Bosnia and Servla, ready for
eventualities, and It la said 150.000 men
can be thrown Into Servian territory in
M. lawolsky, the Russian minister of
foreign affairs, nrrlvod In London last
night and will have a conference today
with Sir Edward Grey. British secretary
of state for foreign affairs, concerning
tho calling together of the powers signa
tory to the treaty of Berlin In an en
deavor to bring sbout order in the Bal
Prince Ferdinand, the “czar of Bulga
ria." entered Phlllnpo polls yesterday
evening nnd received an enthusiastic
greeting at the lutnds of the troops and
the populace. •
No confirmation has yet been received
of the report that the Albanians declared
their Independence of the sultan of Tur
key. Yesterday nl Candla, the largeat
city In Crete, the militia followed the
ample of their compatriots at Ciu
the capital of the island, and took tho
oath of fidelity tn Greece. A British
fleet of two battleships, two cruisers and
two torpedo host destroyers Is today well
on Its any from Malta to the Aegean
sea. Tho forts of the Bosporus flred
blank shots across the hows o! a steam-
Prince Nicholas today Issued tho follow
My heart weeps with the hearts of all
i their brothers In the annexed pro’
only pfovo a
right and truth.
•ertaln tho great powers will
Servians today killed three Austrian
gendarmes on the Bosnian frontier,
whereupon gunboats bombarded the fier-
VIENNA, Oct. 9—Turkish forls at
Constantinople have flred on a vessel
In the Bnsphorntis living the new Bul
garian flag, according to a message re
8ervis is Clamoring for War,
BELGRADE. Ort. 9 All army re
servists were today ordered to Join the
colors Sunday nnd a declaration of war
Against Austria will probably he mndo
then. The whole of Servla Is clnmomg
for a war with Austria nnd King
peter seems powerless to restrain his
people. The mobilization of troops Is
being carried on nmld scenes of the
Interest Centere In London.
LONDON. Oct. 9—The center of dip
lomatic Interest In the Balkan situa
tion has been transferred from Paris
to London by the arrival here tonight
of M. Iswolsky, the Russian minister
of foreign affairs, who purposes a con
ference with Kir Edwnrd Grey, the
British minister of foreign affairs, con
cerning the situation and particularly
with regard to a concert of the pow
ers to settle the outstanding difficul
The Russian minister was met at
the station by Count Benchendorff,
the Russian ambassador and a repre
sentative of the British foreign office,
with the latter of whom arrangements
were completed for n meeting tomnr-
Orcat Britain Mill Is of the opinion
that It would he hotter for Turkoy If
the mnttor were settled without a meet
Ing of the powers, and she had not
yet agreed to a conference even In
principle. The government however. Is
open to conviction but only on the
ground that the discussion be limit'd
to what the foreign office terms the
“present breaches of the Berlin treaty."
The Austro-Hungarian suggestion,
■which has been officially communica
ted to Great Britain, that the renfer-
ence should be confl.i'd to th » Bulga
rian declaration of Independence Is held
by the foreign office to be wholly u»*
tenable. Tho foreign office contends
that If the powers decide In favor of a
conference they cahnot ignore Aus-
trln-Hungsrla’s breach of the treaty.
Great Brttnln Is not one of tho powers
favored with fie Austrlo-Hungarliin
-pronosnl that tie new status of Bul
garia should bo recognized with which
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DELEGATES ARE NAMED
TO -PRISON ASSOCIATION
ATLANTA, Oa.. Oet. O.-Delegates
have been named b v the governor to
represent Georgia at the annual meeting
S f the American Prison Association, to
e held In the city of Richmond Novem
her 14 to 19. Borne surprise was causal
by tho omission of the name of Judge J.
8. Turner. chairmen of the state prltirp
commission, from the list. He Iras been
heretofore ramed as one of the delegatee
for these annuo) conventions juid has fre
quently ‘ ”
tra'.ttd attention i. .... PM. — ....
ecurtrv. nnd tho absence of nls name
from the lint of appointed deletes Is
flaturally causing some comment,
tnent. . . ,
Those who have been named to rep
resent this state ore: Gen. Clement A
Evans. Atlanta: J. K. Orr, Atlanta: E.
M. Gloer, Atlanta- Crawford Jackson. At-
Wiley Williams. Columbus: W. A. Cov-
. Savannah- W. B McCents. Winder;
w. B. Lyons. Jesup: Jl. T. Bethunn. Mil-
tedrevltle, and Dr. 8. H. Greene, CliAttx-
DRAWING THEME FROM PLUTARCH
RRYAN EXCORIATES ROOSEVELT
FOR MEDDLING IN A FAIR FIGHT
Kern Declares the Rich Who
Famish G. 0. P. Funds
F1NCASTLE, Va.. Oct. 9—Speaking
to the farmers of Botetourt county here
today, John W. Kern, democratic vice
presidential candidate, declared that
tho republican platform guaranteed to
tho rich men who furnish the party
campaign funds a profit on their *bUH-
“Have you heard anything About It.
guaranteeing you a profit on your
crops?" he usked.
He charged the republican party
with having kept alive tho old time
enmity between the north and south,
lie declared that “It was not until the
people of tho north witnessed In amaze
ment, the sons of Virginia marching
side by side with tho soldiers of the
north In the Hpanleh war thnt they
could be made to believe that you of
the south had come to lovo the coun
Mr. Kern reached Flncnstlo from hla
sister’s home In tho country.by driving
six miles through a pelting rain. Ho
left soon after noon tor Clifton Forge,
Va.. where ho will speak tonight.
FORT GRANT “EXILE”
IS TO BE RETIRED
COL. 8TEWART’S OBJECTION TO
LEAVING THE ARMY OVER
RULED BY THE DOCTOR8.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 9.—The army
retiring board which has been Investi
gating the condition of tho health of
Col. Wm. F. Stewart, tho so-called
Fort Grant "exile," concluded its work
today and while the result whh not
officially mude public. It Is quite well
understood thut the Jionrd found Col.
Stewart to he seriously afflicted with
valvular disease of tho heart os to in
capacitate him for active nervier In
the army. The finding which has
been agreed upon will be reported to
th« secretary of war tomorrow and It
Is considered probable that Col. Stew
art's retirement by tha president will
follow, if not retired Col. . Stewart
would still have more than four years
of active service, and as he Is ono of
the oldest officers of the artillery corps
tils friends contend that lie would stand
s good chance of reaching, tha grade
of brigadier general. If retired he will
receive three-fourth* of his regular
pay, or about $400 per month.
Before the hoard took tho subject
up In executive session today It heard
a somewhat detailed statement by Col!
Htrpvart relative to his record In tho
army and also listened to brief argu
ments by Col. Btewart’s counsel nnd
Recorder Howland, who spoke for tho
service. Col. Htewart was not per
mitted to go outsldo his medical rec
ord and when his attorney made an
effort to ollelt from him the circum
stances under which he hod heon trans
ferred from Fort iBaraneas, Fla., to
Fort Grant, Arizona, Csptnln Howland
Interposed positive objection, in which
he was sustained.
Col. Stewart said tlmt ho had been
In the habit of taking horse-back rides
of from twenty to thirty-five miles a
day Tor many years past until his re
moval to Fort Grant a year ago. He
found at Fort Grant only one horse
and ns that animal was a crlppla he
was deprived of this opportunity for
exercise. While at Fort Grant, how
ever. he had substituted walking for
riding and had generally thus covered
from eight, to fourteen miles a day. Ho
had never felt any 111 effect* from
either walking or riding and up to a
month ago hn had received no warn
ing from any physician against these
forms of exorcise, notwithstanding he
had for many years been under
the observation of iirmy surgeons. Ho
ssld that he hnd known ever since 1874
Hint his henrt was affected, but that
ho had paid no attention to the fact.
(7,1. Htewart stated that he had been
In the service for almost forty years
and ho added that there were only four
officers having a longer record.
"Do you wish to bo retired?’ asked
"No." responded Col. Btewart with
"Why do you wish to continue In
the service?" asked the lawyer.
"Because 1 have spent my life In the
army and I am fond of the service.”
replied Col. Stewsrt. “I was bom at
a military post, grew up on the fron
tier and when I became a man I en
tered the army. I see no reason why
I rhould not be permitted to remain an
officer until the arrival of tho tlmo for
mv retirement as prescribed by law.
Mr. Latimer, for Col. Htewart, en
tered Into a general retrospect of his
client’s service which he said had been
the subject of much favorable com
ment, the only criticism being by Gen
eral Grant who said that Col. Htew
art was an able and efficient officer
hut that hla efficiency won marred by
hi- Irranclblllty.” ....... .
in reply. Captain Ho*land dectared
that the one l.eue wm •« to whether
Cot. Htownrt I. now «o .erlou.ly af
flicted by heart dtaenne a. to be In-
capable of performing hie dutta«.
He ul.0 declared that notwlthetand-
Injr Col. Htewart'. Ion* record he hnd
epent only ilx month* of thet time In
MAN HE DISLIKED
ATHENS, All. Oct. 9—Newe hen
Ju.t reached here of the klllln* tale
yeeleritay of Andrew Jnckeon. llvln*
near the Lauderdale county line, by
a preacher named Llvlncnlnn.. The
men are eald to have dlellked each
other for a Ion* time, and when they
met yotterday. Llvlnieton fired on
Jarkeon. Llvlnnetun wee Inter cau*ln
wnndertn* about the wood* barefooted
and clad only In htn underKirmenta.
Later In the nl*ht he made hla eicapa.
H I* tliousbt hi* mlpd I* unbalanced.
Justice, He Declares, Demands
That Pressident Play
NEGLECTS: OFFICIAL WORK
TO HELP HIS APPOINTEE
Speaking From Same Platform Occu
pied by Mr. Taft a Few Days Ago,
the Democratic Candidate Attacks
His Opponents Generally—Declares
Mr. Taft Can Give No Promise of
GALESBURG, HI.. Oct. 9—Standing
on tho Maine platform front which Mr.
Taft, hts frepubllcan opponent only
a few dny* ago delivered an addreai,
W. J. 'Bryan today denounced Presi
dent Roosevelt once again for par*Id-
paring In the campaign In favor of
When the special train bearing ths
presidential runfiblate arrived a great
crowd cheered him vociferously and at
Knox College where the platform was
erected, ho faced one of the largest
audiences that ever assembled here.
Ho took for Ills theme "Justice," nnd
hinged Ills preliminary remarks on a
quotation from Plutarch that "men en
tertain three sentiments concerning the
gods; they four them for their power,
adfiilre them for their wisdom and lovu
thorn for their Justice."
Refers to Taft's Visit
Referring to Mr. Taft’s visit Mr.
"It Is no new thing for you to see
tho next president, for having seen
mv opponent. Mr. Taft and now see
ing me you are certain that you have
soon the next president, although
neither of us Is a* certain as we would
like to ho Which one It I*. And here
too you saw. those qf you who lived
«t that time, two men who were pitted
against each other In one of the most
bitter contests that has been known In
the history of the world for I think I
mn safe in saying the records of time
give no parallel to the great eerie* of
debates between Lincoln and Douglag.
Justice Hla Them* for Yeare.
Mr. Bryan said that Justice had beAn
his theme eight years ago and nattoa
wns his theme today. He said ho was
trying to show how on several differ
ent questions the democratic party
was appealing for Justice. He then
spoke concerning publicity «f cam
paign contributions before election nnd
ridiculed Mr. Taft for expressing the
“porsonal Inclination" toward that
proposition and not coming out square
ly for It. Tho crowd was moved to
cheers when he dealsred that tt>e dem
ocratic party Insisted upon Justice to
those who toll.
Man, Then the Dollar.
"The Republican party," he said,
"has allowed the lobbyists of grew
corporate Interests to stifle labor leg
islation." and he Informed his hearers
that "tho Democratic party's remedy
was to hnndlo the laboring man as a
human being and not as a mere piece
"Wo nro not willing," he said, "that
a man made In tho imago of his Crea
tor, with henrt and brain and soul
shall ho degraded to tho level if dol
lars nnd cents. That groat statesman,
who wnH engaged In debate hi this
place In 1858. Abraham Lincoln, a year
after ho spoke here wrote a letter to
some people In Boston and In that let-
tor ho said that the Republican pacty
believed In tho man and the dollar,
but that In case of conflict It believ
ed In the man before the dollar." Mr.
Brynn said that ths Democrat* be-
Moved that that was the proper rela
tion between money and men.
Funny Things He Find*.
He then dwelt at some length In *up*
port of the proposition to grant trial*
by Jury In rases of direct contempt.
Mr. Bryan made fun of the republican
platform, basing his remarks princi
pally on the recent editorial in the
Omaha Bee, which criticised a part
of the republican tnrlff Jlnnk under
tho supposition that It wns in extract
from some speech of his. "Why, my
friends," he said, “I used to buy b'*oka
on humor whenever I wanted to road
something funny, but now I read re
publican platform* and save money.
Tho funniest platform I ever read was
that adopted nt Chicago, and the fun
niest plank In It la th# tariff plank."
As he had don* several times before
today. Mr. Bryan announced nlmeplf
aa "tho advance of prosperity," alii
bitterly assailed the pres!d-nt and Mr.
Taft aa a member of his cabinet for
the panic of 1101. He declared that
there never was a better time than
now for the republicans to predict a
panic nhould ho bo elected. They
could scare the people In 189$, he said,
but not now. Tho republicans, ho In
sisted, were being compelled to take
some of tholr own msdlcln* no mat-
GOMPERS’ MATE IS INEXACT
WAHHINGTON, Oet I.—A friend of
James Duncan, first vlo# preeldeot ol
the A merles n Federation of
graphed him aa follow*:
papers everywhere deriving you have
deserted Compere. Please wire for pub
lication aa to whether thts Is true or
false, end al*o whether yo«i sre sup-
8?s?^^r««5SK?Sn o vaas
° / 5fr b D0»icsn telegraphed In replr:
"Preeldeot Compere and I are In uni
son now, a* we have been for many
years, on the present a* well m other
MiiJll" of*Fe-tar.tlo. oC
r rt of organized labor. It# Interest*
ve been esnalled by Judlefal d«ol*Joo,
end the rongrees feJIed to give relief,
and now *n nppeel for Justice Is made
to all th* people on breed, general linos,
end It Is the duty of labor officials to
give the true fart* to the working peo
ple. who In turn will uee the Information
and. aa true American citizens, will
vote on election day as thitr consciences