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J H ESTILLn Prealdent
DEATH AT THE STAKE
(CtRnX GIVE* A
WAS ANOTHER SAM HOSE CASE
ptSBASD oar VII TIM iIfMIB
torch to the pyre.
I i>on Ora. MurrlttAton • Eeleette.
, i a .—Blood hound a Pat on the
: rati and Finally Treed Him—The
It hole Town Taranl Oat and De
rided to Burn Him at the MaAe.
\,-iro Cnnteaaed Hla 4 rime.
tv. tumplcn. Ala.. Oct 2.—Winfield Town
a|ia Floyd, a nero. *t humeri at
In the little town of Eclectic,
mllea from this place, a half hour
,fet mldttlpht thi* niornin*.
n*#ro' erttne was an attempted ■-
a.u on Mr* Lonnie Harrinuton. who**
> .-nand ret fire to the brand* which rt
-4 ,-*d Towneend'* body to aehe*.
Y**terday afternoon about 1 o'clock the
r .r S r. a nephew of the negro Floyd, who
an , hanged in the Wetumpka Jail week
hef.ee ia*t. for attempted aa.iult, at
tamp'ed to outrage Mr*. Harrington. Mr.
He rhigton wa* engaged at a cotton g*n
m K lectio, and live* one mile out of
limn. The negro came to the hotiee anti
to 1 Mr* Harrington tha' her liushtnd
ha ! eent him to get twenty cent* from
he- She told him she had no change.
Then the negto left, hut returned In
■ it ten minute*. The woman'* *cream*
he.rd by Hob Nlcholt. another n
i who wa* p***tnT along 4he road at
pi* time He ran lo the hou*e In time to
e. the negro eecape.
eoon a* Mr*. Harrington wa* re* tore I
• on* louanee* Ntchol* gave th* alarm
ev. n ew* *j*read rapidly All the etore*
• Hcle-ttc were instantly closed; the gtn
• ~ee and sawmill* shut down, the people
' f their wagon* In the road, and their
p.o*- In the fieldandgathered for a pnr
r:r of the negro The crowd divided.
*m* *. curing the wood* near the scene
' f' v . . rime nnd olher* went to the penl
t*nt; .ry for Moodhoupd*
Nfro Treed l> Dni.
7h# <!omr wre not brought to thr • rnt
w nearly dark. They were ak'fi to
wj.*'e the a tracks dtsapjieared.and
- rxritinjr cha>e mfucd The in** to|
;*<i finally at a tree in front of Odlon s
‘♦r* on the north outaklrta of Eclectic.
"*• road centime up oon discovered the
ji'r'o fitting on a limb. ,
rat hrou*hr down at once and taken ;
n the a era* of hi* crime There he wa.-
c ni ttted by hi* victim. who poaittrely j
1 *i **l h.m Word wat eent to the other
f* ir |M*i tie* that the negro hod been
f>tmd and about 11 o'clock a crowd of
t \*•' i hundred wa* gathered in the lit
tl se. The negro wa* taken to the
*■■!*• f the vtllajrr and Mirrctmdcd by th#
•‘hiverlnjc with fear The prr;ar*
* •f ■ r death were quickly made. A rope
vTin* over the limb of a bi* oak and
aid men **ood ready to lend a hand
*’ the rope.
it It r net! at the *tnU*.
T"*r a halt wa* called and the manner
c i th dlcuiued by the mob. To decide
j t matter n vote wa* taken and the
i • i.m* ehowed n majority' of the crowd
Mvor death at the etakc.
•take wa* prepared and the negro
* • ound to it wrltn chains Pine knots
* - piled about him and the fagots were
? M by the hut band ot the negro'* vtc-
A* tne flame* leaped to
wretch'* fle*h hi* wild cries
’ ♦ iod for mercy and help
•I be heard for mile*. The crowd
“ V and on deaf to hi* crle*. and in an hour
1 wa* reduced to a*he*.
■ wn*end before beinij bound confMMd
’ rime, and eaid he waa alto Impli
' 1 with Alex Floyd, who w** hung a
• f weok* ago for an attempted a*-
‘ ' on Mis* Kate Pearson, in the at
u that time He *aid he and Floyd
* m to I for other crimes of like char
* ' but that Floyd's being hanged put
* o them.
lui pit cm ted Mvrn Other*.
Tow >r*nd made a confession implicate
• # n other negroe* in hi* crime. As
P'e second white woman a**ati!ted
’•. Inity within the month it I* be
d there ts a conspiracy anion* the ne
• the negroes implicated in the
-? of Townsend was In jail here
• 'iiM w.ih burglary, and a* threat* of
w. re made he waf sent to Mont
> to-night for safekeeping. The dep
-ifr hai u wild drive of fourteen
v • ugh the country and had he bevn
itnutes later a crowd of men who
by train would have Intercepted
r* hlng Montgomery two other
"ho are Implicated In the crime
‘•d by the deputy. They are
*'d rn l Jake brothers of
/• b Floyd, who wa* lynched near
* " •i I'k). Hept, .
• r coincidence I, that Mr.. Hnr
no was areautted yesterday, l
’• ar of Mis* Pearson, who was
* ri K *Pt. 3. for which Zeb Floyd
? trouble may arise.
'°l I'MVS I (KG CALLED I P.
l.lvrn I mil Tn-dnv to Prc
Pare for Trial.
t ' *"■ Ky., Oct. I—Henry Yout
’ '■> "granlier In the office of Cloy
du'ing 'he latter'. Incumbency,
' f'*r trial to-day In Judge Can
•ii the charge of being .1
' me rhootin of Oov. Goebel,
•mionled by hi. wife, wa*
'lie court 100 m He appeared
called nfty-two wltne..*.,
, ' 1' hem answered A number
h .never, when wanted The
r- .. 1 • * 1 and wa* granted until to.
I.• • ’ n c io answer whether ready
not. Court then adjourned.
Satiannal) fllornino -Vctos.
SHE STILL WANTS BLOOD.
KMprrnr W llllnm I Ihntlon*
Will Not l*ii y for l.hra *f Uft*
ißiiiik liLi ii In < hlita.
Berlin. Oct. 2.—Following m the text of
the Chlr Kmijcror'n message to Em
peror William of Germany;
•‘Greeting. That Your Majesty's minis
er ha* fallen a vicr.m to the rising which
hap suddenly broken out in Thina with
out our offL'haJs being able to prevent It.
whereby our friendly relation.* were dis
turbed. la deeply deplored and regretted
By decree, we order th it sacrifice be made
on an altar for the deceased and Chief
Becretary Kun Yang has been Instructed
to pour lltKiflon* on the altar. The com
mercial superintendent* of the northern
and southern port* h.ive been ordered to
take the needful measures concerning the
conveyance of the c*flln of the de. eased.
When It reach** Germ.mv a second offer
ing shall be made on an attar.
“Germany has ale aye maintained the
friendliest relations with China. We,
therefore, entertain the hope that Your
Majesty will renounce all resentment, so
thru peaeo may be arranged as soon as
pov*tH* and that universal harmony be
rendered possible for .all time* This Is our
most anxious hope and our most ardent
Emperor William's Reply.
Emperor William replied Kept. as fol
“To the Emperor of China I the Em
peror of Ormany have received the tele
gram of your majesty, the Emperor of
China. I have observed with satisfaction
that your majesty is anxiou- to expiate
a* * ordlng to the custom and precept of
your religion the shameful murder of
my minister, which e**t at naught all
civilization, yet. as the German Emperor
and a Christian I cannot regard that
abominable rim* as ofomd for by a liba
tion. Besides my murdered minister,
there have gone before the throne of God
a large number of our brethren of Christ
ian faith, bishops and mlsslonarfe* wo
men and children, who. for the sake of
their faith, wlhch Is also mine, have died
the violent death of martyrs and are •
cusers of your majesty. Do the libations
commandby your m Jesty suffice for
.ill thee innocent on* s? I <k> not make
your majeaty personally responsible for
the outrage against the legations whn u
.ire held Inviolable nmong all nations i*or
for tlw grievous wrongs done eo many
nations and filths ami to the eubje is of
your majesty oi my Christian belief. But
•he advisers of your majesty's throne and
the officials on whose heads rests the
blood guilt of a erlm** which (Ills all
Christian nations with horror, must ex
piate their aboominabie deed. When your
majesty brings them to th* punishment
they have deserved, that I will regard as
an expiation which will satisfy tha nt
tions of Christendom
■ If Your Majesty will use your Imperial
power for this purpose, accepting to th*‘
*nd the support of all the injured nation*.
I. for my pan. declare myself agree.! on
rhat point. 1 should also gladly welcome
the return of Your Majesty to Pekin.
Poe this, inv general. Field Marshal von
Welder see. will be Instructed not only
fo receive Your Majew y with she honors
due your rank, but h* wili also afford
Your Majesty the million protection you
may desire, and which you may need
against the rebels.
“I aleo long for peace which atone* for
th** guilt which mike* good wrongs done,
and which offers to *ll foreigners In Chi
na sc urlty for life a tel property. .irvl
above ail, for th* free *rvi e of their
religion. Wlillain. I. R
AGHEEMFAI sKKMs |\ BIGHT.
It May lie on a Hast* of i ondltlons
burned by I niter! Mates.
Washington. <rt 2. Favorable news
has reached Washington from the Euro
pean chancellories indl .ittng th.n a com
plete agreement to China Is within sight
nnd that. too. on the basis of the propo
sitions laid down by Secretary Hay In his
note of July 2. and the subsequent notes
treathig of ’hat subject.
The accord of Bus la with the Unit-
*d States Is more complete than was an
ticipated st ttret and the report* show
that all of the European nation* proba
bly are placing lliem*elv.s In position to
lake advantage of the opening *mado by
Ihn fnlled State* and soon will tie ready
'to begin negotiation* for a settlement
with Hi* Chinese government.
The Russian* have given nKle* of such
purpose and while the text of the French
note on hi* subject referred to In to-.lay *
pres* dispatches has not reached Hie Rtate
Department the otlleial- ir* sntlsfled that
this I* • "re tly reported, and that Franc*,
like Russia, is reaily to negotiate st one*
A* for Germany, either the position of
that government has been ml*und*rsiorl
or It ha* sustained a change of mind
Possibly the foimer Is the case; hut how
ever tha* mai be. ll 1 quite certain from
theadilces which t.a\- reached Washing
ton to-day that th* German government
upon careful Inspection <>f the pl#n- for a
settlement projected by th* United Rtate*
finds therein nothin* Inconsistent with
, h e German aspirations Therefore. It
may be expected that Germany too will
b* prepared soon to Join tn thl* common
movement toward a settlement It may
b* Stated that altoge'her the prospe t. of
an adjustment of the Chine,* difficulty
without resort of fo.mal war. are very
much brighter than they were one week
rt mui'ii '■ 04 t i:\ h iiv
Prises. Deprl.ed l Hlghl. and to
Hr Tr**d 1 0,,r1 '
Washing on. Oct. 1 -The chin*** mln.s
ter has delivered < !•• •'**' dep.rnnen
official* confirm.non of th* de.nutaHo..
ol Prltice Tuan and many o-her Chinese
Issider* The following otfi'Ul statement
IS made as to Minister Wu's dispatch:
• A cablegram received from Director
General Bheng at Shanghai slates that by
imperial edict (ssueil on R*pt 23. Prince
Continued on Filth page.
SAVANNAH, GA., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 11KH).
WESTCOTT GOT MAO
OBJECTED TO TUB INTIMATION
TH %T HE W G A THIEF.
GAVE COUNSEL SHARP TALK.
DEXonrrEo the iwm itiod
MADE A9 FALSE.
He Admitted Mating Loaned Money
to H. D.Nireess t pun Instruction*
from tapt. I srlrr— %11 of the
'lone* \\ n Repaid by farter.
Mode Ikn pit a tie Denial That Hr
Wa* Ever In An> Way Interested
With Greene and the Gayaor*.
New York. Oct. 2—Hearing wan re
sumed before Commissioner Shield* to
day for the removal of B D Greene and
J. F.. E. H and W. T. Gay nor to the
Jurisdiction of the Georgia Federal Court-
Hubert F. Weatcott. father-in-law of
CapL O. M. Carter, who has been under
cross-examination for the last two days
of the hearing, was the first witness
Counsel for the defence showed Mr, Wes*
cott camelled checks aggrgutlng %lOMI.
draw n by him to the ordrt of B D. Green*
and asked what they were for Mr West
roll .-ati ha could not r^nent>er.
To .i direct question Mr. \\ estcott raid
he never knew until th* legiiuitnf of the
present pres’eedings that B D Ore ne
SH- Intwraated in any of the Kavaunah
contracts. lb- said he had some indistinct
memory of the Atlantic Uotitractlng Gom
patiy. but did not know what business
they were in He did not re<y>ileot hav
ing loaned ('apt. Greene Dfr.’XW to.arn* o'*
,i contract In Georgia
Mr. Kelbxgg produce*! aeveial letter''
from Mr Green asking loans and letter*
from Mr Westcott to Mr !reene encl.m
ng S'nne varying from V*.W) to
In his direct examination Mr. W>-i ott
said he honored Greene’s requests for
money urtder Instructions from CapL Car
* H rter Repaid the Moaey .
’ Ptd you get lMthr* from Greene for
every check you sent him ,> *’ asked .vsin
No. frequently I had nothing but In
structions from Carter
.Mr WcsU'Ott said Carter repaid all the
money himself advanced to Greene. ex.'ejK
l-l.non. which Greene paid by check
i'ounsel took witness into ail the b tails
of his purchase in 18!d. of a pece of prop
erty on Eighth avenue, that he subse
quently eokl w'ithceit proAt to t'arter. Mr
\Yestcott sold he paid for the property ta
bills He could not remember the trans
action. and could not And any record of
it In bis check nook.
All through the cross-examination coun
sel had several times referred to informa
tion given to the government b\ Mt Wt
cott. The witness lost his temper when
the accusation W.IS m.ide to-day.
"1 never said a word." he retorted, "un
ill rffter Copt. Carter* aentence wa* con
firmed. and he wa* in Jail. I save iny
hnok* and paper* o my counsel, Mr
fltimoon of Root. Htimson A Howard, for
Investigation offer your firm had accused
me of being a partner with John Gay.
It Arnaard 111. Wrath.
Witness denied that he wa* ever a part
ner of (jaynor.
The wltne*. *ald In an ettclted way
when roun.e! taunted him. on ht Im
proved memory. "It Is a atrlklng Incident
Ir. a man', life when he I* accused of be
ing a damna*d thief. You know that I am
Innocent and that theoe atatement* are
damned lie* made because I refuse to be
The wltne**. In reply to a question laid
he was Innocent and admitted that he re
ceived SIOO.tOO from (Nipt. Greene.
"You had transaction* of If*, arm with
Held and Flagg and you can't tel! u* any
thing about them?" asked counsel,
"1 have had transaction* of million*
and can't recall the deiulls.'i* Wc.lcOU re
A' fhl* po nt an adjournment waa taken
MAI KOKH A HICK TRUST.
Said HO I'er Cent, of the Hire (.row
era Have Assented,
Beaumont. Tea.. Oct. A meeting of
leading rice farmer*, miller* and other*
who are Inter* te<| In the culture of fi e
wa* held In this city yesterday to consider
1 proposition which I* practically to con
trol the domestic rice market of the full
ed Slates. The meeting was held at the
Instance of Anderson Herd of New York
and C. C Duzon of Crowley, La Mr
Herd represents n syndicate of New York
CHpltallsts which he claims haa a capital
Mr Herd In explaining hi* purpose,
said the purpose uf the company Is to
centra*-t with the rice farmer for all of
his rice for four years to come, with n
option to extend four year* more If de
sired by the company, and to pay a stated
price for th rice during the existence of
The farmers ar* Inclined to sign the
contract, and Mr. Herd sayi that already
over *0 per cent of the rice growers of
South fsroltna. Georgia and Lottlslina
have Wgreed to the plan.
\\ At.il* MILL 111 REfMtRD.
several Thomaaad Slerl Works Em
ploy ea ‘las strike.
Harlshurg. I*a . Oct J.-Notlees weia
liosied l**t night In the various depart
ment* of the !>o#an Iron and Siee! oWrks
at Burnham of a reduction of r> per cent,
in wages Th.re la great dissatisfaction
among the 1.000 employe* and a sulk* la
thre'ned. _ ,
Dewey Areli to Be Removed.
New York Get. 2.—ln the municipal
co.jncll ro-dav a r.olta|on for tha removal
nf the Dewey ar> n waa imroducad and
WREC K >MH JOIO't IM.IU)
Engineer *no<llng. Flrenmn Thnmp
mn nnd Flagman White Killed.
HArdeevtlle. j* O . Oct 2 A to*al we k
took place tcv-nlght on the Charleston iih!
Savann.ih Railway. The engine of the
local freight, north. Jumped the track or
a curve, near John’s Island K t\. al*>ut
5 o'clock derailing six cars of cotton and
merchandise. The wnob* wre k ur** wi
piled lip on an embu ikmept U|n the en
gine. ntnl caught Are
Engineer Cuvier <Binding Fireman Har
ve> Thompson and Flagman Ben White
were killed Klranian Thompson wn
• aught under the engine, and ha> not been
fotiis! up to a late hour
Tne cause of the wte- k k unknown yet
I Engineer Gooding was ore of the best
| engineers on the roa*i attd nan llkeil b>
cveryhiMly who knew him He wa**nar
ru’d to Mi-e l*eakr of Cbirleion K C .
| only two months ngo. The young brtd*
; i* prostrated over the wa.l fate an.| loss
i of her busiMnd
j A wrecking out At from WaytiMKi, with
Kupr W II Wright has gone to the scene
Of the wreck, m \ they expert to cb ir
the track in a Ww hours.
AEG ROE* FEARED LY At H 1 AG.
They Vluahed to ttforortnen Jail lo
Columbia. H Oct. 2 -Gov Mcffwecney
was advised Ibis morning that all Is quiet
nt Georgetown. The presence of six com
! pante* of mt'iiia has overawed the ne
The cansc of the trouble ha* Just been
learned. Faturdny afternoon J. C Kcurry,
a white deputy, went to t ollect debntpieni
taxes from a negm barber, John Brown
field. A fight ensinnl in which Rcurry's
pistol droppetl The negro gribb*d it and
hot Kcurry live times. Brownrksld wits
The negroes heard that the white propie
would ring the Ar** bell to get the negrow*
to assemble In another part of the town,
tnd then the whites wnutd rush to the
jail und lynch Brownfield. Tha negroes
tang the bell thomselvm, and a thousand
of them flashed to the Jail with riff. ■* and
plstolw to profuect ti* ptisoner. Ti.ey k j>t
up horribl* orgies ail night.
The white* intend**! no viol**nce to the
prisoner nnd fearing the negroes would
i*e led Into an aggressive outbreak they
aaked for the militia.
DY.AAMITE FOR TAMPAH DAM.
Another Effort Made- to Destroy That
Tampa. Fla., Oct 2—An attempt was
made yesterday to blow up the immense
dam of the Tampa Eleotrlc Company, six
mites from this city, the unexploded dy
namite being found this morning
This work cost Utt.OU} and was destroyed
by people In the neighborhood two years
ago. It backs water over a large terrl
tory*ln securing power to run an elec
tric plant People living in the neighbor
hood are opposed to Its maintenance,
extra body of guards w this morning
placed on duty about the plica.
•ALL <|l IET AT GEORGETOW A‘.
soldier* \\ ho Went front t harleaton
Charleston. H. C., Ort. 2.—The Rumter
Guard*. German Fuslleers and Washing
ton Light Infantry, together with a divi
sion of the Naval Reserves, that went
from here to Georgetown last night, re
turned to the city at 7 o'clock this even
The soldier* report everything quiet at
the scene of the threatened riot The only
service which they were called upon to
perform was to patrol the town while the
civil authorities were making several ar
COMfOCTKD AA HOLE S( lIt.AIE.
Serious Charge la Slade Agalnat
Eatea G. Hafhhone.
Havana. Ort. 2—The Havana Post, re
ferring to-day to the po-io(ltce frauds,
made the following statement
"We have been quletiy, and on our own
account working up the ca • agnmat Mr
I Kate* G. Rathbone; and we now believe
1 that he will be charged with having con
-1 coded the whole scheme of emhegxlement.
It may even be sh own that he se ured for
hlmslf something hetwm 117.000 and S>.-
Mr. Ernest Is-e ronant. special counsel
of th* government In the matter, when
asked to eordlrm or deny the assertions
of (he Cost, replied that hr would not
deny any of them or confirm them lie
said, however, that the Invest gallon* had
not been confined to a mere revision of
THIEVES IS THE VATIC AY.
They ( arrlril Og V aluable Securities
and Aturh Money.
Rome, Oct 2—lt hemme known to tha
public to-day that thieve* hid entered the
Vatican, forced a safe and carried off e
-eurltles worth 157.4H1 Hies and S. lire*
| In silver.
The safe, situated on the second floor,
belongs lo the management of the apos
tolic palace, which look* after the horses
and carriage* and the decoration of 6t
Evidently the burglar* were well or.
| quatnled with the ii(mrtmenl* and pre
|.a*d for the theft
Thus far (he Investigation* by th* Vati
can police have leen without result*
Aalnulde Shoe Enetnry Horned.
Williamsport, l o Oct ?, 2 a m —Rhort
|y after midnight lire broke out In the
large shoe- factory of J K Dayton (t Cos.,
amt at i o'clock nth- morning was not un
der control. The plant will be a total loss.
The factory ami content* are valued at
.Own. partially covered hv In . uran e
llemoerat* nf Montana.
Butte. Mont.. Oct. 2—Nineteen of the
twenty-four coun'les of Montana were
represented In the Independent Demo
eraMc State Convention which met her*
to-day The convention waa the out
growth of the convention In Helena In
which the Clark people secured control
Thoms* Hogan. Populist, was nominated
for Governor, and the Democratic preal
tdsntlal electors Indorsed
(OL HR YA A WORKING II \RD FIE
TIEA HOI Ha A Dll.
TALKED TRUSTS TO FARMERS.
REPt RLIf %A PARTY VATKREATED
IA THE W E %LT 111 *
I firmer* (nitnnt Get l.eglalnllon In
I unarm, bat When %it)lh!ng %f
-a Trast There I* %lxay *•
Lobby There—W bnt Mr. Hanna
sm* of Mr. Itryaa Mr. Ilrxatt'*
Itinerary In the East— lln rr l*n
Ms) Make a Few *peeebe*
Lnt'rosse, Win.. Oct 2.—When William
Jennings Hryan oonoludfHl bis speech
her** to-night he tial made eighteen a*l
(dresses, aiwl ha! covered about fifteen
nrnirs of time during the dav
Begli;nmg at K o'clock in the morning
ho talked at Intervals until 11 o'clock
to-tught. putting in. all told fully six
Milft hour* of •peedi-tnaklnf Tha region
traversed to-day is a rich agricultural sec
tion. an<l Mr Br>an s remarks w* re ad
dra-Hii esjie*'i.li> to farmers, th* tmt
quest ton r* riving c\*-i a greater share
of attention than usual.
At Hha kopec, Mr. Bryan aid
“Why Is it that the Heixiblban part*
allows the trusts to grow’’ Hem use the
Itepublirao Is more Interested in
th**--' who |s • - the organised wealth
of the country than in lit***** who arc
contributing to the large dividend' col
lated by the (riel: Whf k>c* the Ite
publican party w mt a large nimy * They
want |t at home to suppress by force tne
•• -content which should he cured by leg
klatkm. ai*l tlMtjy want It abroad in order
to exploit the Dhlltftpine Islands, and ff
you will lock up the rsconl you will And
that the Republican member of f\*igre**
who stiinaß at the he.id of the Armv I’oni
mlttee of the ||ou.*c of Reprrenta!lves
is the president of the Bhtdpplne Dumber
and Development Company, ami they h ive
already gobbled up n |< ( of l<unler land-*
ami lkn cantm! of the improvement In
the Phlilppine Itdnd> In their |>r>ep*'
tus they sa> the labor question 'a* e.isil)
solved There |* plenty of Chinese latmr *
B\ reading their proepe -tus you can see
why it |s som- p-.qa wan* a targe srmy
ami imperialism. anl while it |h a go**l
thing for thnss doing the developing, it **
a Ink! thing for the p**>p|e who furnish
eon* for the army, and the ieopl* who
pay the taxes *
Ao Legislation for Kirmrri.
Mr. Bryan discussed at Wauie s the ef
forts to secure legislation for the control
of the trusts He a.-erted shat Republi
cans had not really desired at the last ses
sion of Congress to secure anti-trust leg
Isiaflon. hut had only brought in their hill
for a constitutional amendment towards
the close of the session and after sinning
away their r*al opportunity. The Demo
crats had. he said oppoaed the amendment
he- ause f look awav fix>m the -tales the
right to nrol corporations w .thiu their
At Rochester Mr i!r>an said
"It was my good fortune to be In Con
gress a short time—Just a little while—hut
I would not take a (rA* de.il for my *
perlenee there In all that lime I did pot
see one single farmer u-kiog for legisla
tion, hut I saw lo** of fellow* who a*ked
for legi-lailon against the farmer In
th* hearing before the Way* end Mean*
Committee I heard It stated only on* far
mer epfieared and he ltve<|Anear enough
to Washington so he rouM walk down
Rut the gr-al '•orportHlon* had tuctr lob
byist* there. You attempt to g.-t a hill
torougti to norr*< t unjust railroad rail*,
and you will find a lobby (here You at
tempt lo reduce the tailff on anything,
ami you will tlnd a lobby th*t*. You talk
to Republican* about the tariff, nnd they
will admit that some rates are to > big",
hut whenever you nttefnpi to lower* the
tariff en a particular thing you will find
that ihe producers of that thing are Just
on the verge of bankruptcy and.you ran
not nfford to tak the tariff r.am It. and
after you get all through you are lucky
If you don't raise It "
"If we have a colonial polb-v we will
administer It wl'h Injustice (Jed nr\*r
made iteople aclllsh enough t* w-ant to
govern other iteople. nod then un-> Itlsti
enough togo\em thm we]). Ropublt*an*.
do you want to teat down th* alntt"! ef
liberty In N>-w York harbor and *>nd It
back to Fiance to tell them we are o'lt of
th’ liberty business? Instead of that we
ought to put another statue of 111 city In
the harhoi of Manila, and proc uni Lbcrty
throughout the Orient."
WHAT IIAAAA *A A a ItE HH AAA.
Declare* Only Isaac .a Prosperity
and Ike It ntlnuanrr nf It.
made lit* first odd:e- - in Chicago slruc his
return from N* w Yt.ik- He spoke at a
noon meeting of the commercial men and
retail salesmen. Th* hall where he spoke
waa lllltd, not a few worn* ll being In the
audience Remit or llonna spoke In part
"It Is encourag ng for me to see that thr
buslnes interests nnd the workingmen
of th* I'lilted Hi ales are awakening to tip
lmt>ortnnce of the Issues. Every Demo
cratic Issue that ha* been pre*ent<M to
the Anierl- an public thus far has been
for th* purpose of leading astray Ht*
minds of the people from the real Issue
There Is but one Issue, only on* —the |-
j<- of prosperity and the continuation of
it The Issue to-day is Just what It ws*
In lWi. only more so. The* question Is. do
the American people want as n foundation
for their Interest sound money and pro
tection to American Interest* and Ameri
"I do not want to talk about Imperialism,
my friend*. That I* played out It I* a
hugahoo i! was Intended to be a hugahna
U w.. tend. 1 ' - A mat i
, rople It I" an Impossible Issue; It ;* a
fraud: It Is a humbug to talk ulsiut thf
American people resolving th' hiselves In
to an empire or to say that a man with
the reputation, with th* character nod
ability of William McKinley would be on
I'onsr stf Taosmany Hall.
"There war a conference |n Chicago re.
eently of all 'he head chier* of the oppr>-
gt'ton. and the New York people are anx
iously wflung to know wnat wtu be the
mll when Mr Bryan ermer East H*
has been summoned there by tils rmi>ror
DFk Croker. and he will be tol.lJtJ.ai h
must not talk free silver In New York
I have seen |n the new#paper*-nrt I be
lieve every word of It. strange to syi
that there was a deal made that ptite Mr
Croker abova even wuh Mr. as
far m* power is < on.-eraed in ihls cam
paign and t want t* of our West
•in frientie. whether Imo* i.tic or lie.
pub.it an whether the> |*e,po*e in view
;of ih presen .omiitlofi of affairs In our
country, to folh*w r>v man who I* db
; tilled to from Tamm mv lleli Everybody
• m m rani
I 'f tin- Dem ratl' poiltl* ar s m N w Y*rk.
und if there is any thing approo* blng im
periali-m m this .-ountry |t e the power
*f the I**#* of Tammany, li was tinder
| hr* |mwer t.’ op t -.u wa |H'rmittsl
to lind a pc und of |ce on the kw f
New York without hie permission
A* t the latittrluu Men.
Mr Bryan *>- that h*- is a friend of
j the work;ngiutui Is he** How do w.- know
li lla he ever proved it * Never The
old I -sue that in de M< Ktl*y tle her*
( of the worktngmju was th* tariff, which
prote. tH toe workingman Tha* Issue
was fmight for vears and I do tmt kuw
••f a labor organization tu this iu*lry
r those otum o I with nrgaidzatins.
wh* ever they wanted anything of public
i legislation or anything to prole t th* lr
honor or interests, that did ti * go to Wil
liam M' Kln.ey when he wa- in tlie House
They went tti him l • anno they kn w ihe\
gil g to their friend. The hill which pro
tected them and l*oie his nanv duritig Its
short life, was a monument to the friend
ship that h* bears to the wo. king c!a**e*
of the i’ r | *d K’ale It was repr**dueed
hi the Ding ev bit with sonie mod lA* a
tlutis. biy during til*- Interim we had an
experience uf tariff for revenue. vt
Mr llrvsti was one of the chief expo
nent* and th** principal advocate of that
ni' isur- and- ••* atd wa- h so carried
aw a\ wtth the succ. s* of the movement
I that he wa* one of toe two men who
j shouldered little Billy Wilson and carried
| him around Ihe hill ef the House of Hep
r- ntattves on his h/i k No. mv friends,
Ho demagoguv or subterfuge* a*-e going
j to Mln*l the ey* m of the working • nle
of the ! nit* I Kt.a*. t- I know them I have
been with (hem and 1 believe r them
An*l when Hr van shows that over
anxiety in their interests. 1 k tbit he
| Is not true to what It* say*, lln simply
j want* your vote '*
Mil.l. artlKE %Y Ml* MMOAD.
%Y* trrnnlsil an tlxatlnn ly a Itlg
Crowd An the Mata.
Richmond. Vo . Ort ? Although the
weather here to-night wa* Intensely dis
agreeable. a cold, rirtssllng rain falling, a
large crowd assembled at the reservoir
park casino, a mile fiorn the city, to hear
i Hon. David 11. Hill, of New York. i|Htik
Mr 1111 l was introduced In a few *p
piopriata words by Kmie Ilemocra h
j I'halrrnan J Tiyka Elhson and wag no
eordfs! an enthusiastic r**<r|Mkm Mr
1111 l h *p*-, h was lrrgely * <*ntined to a
constitutional argument against tmi‘rial
Ism. lie hardly touched upon th** ffnan
■ I issue |e sail that on imperialism
•4 1 th* |M*rmount ls*ue it ws intuit l
and proper that he ahutd • >nAe his ad
iliess to that theme
He Stood squarely on the Bred Beott
decision, under which he argued, he eon
•tltutlon applied to all territory held by
the t'ntte.l Slates He denied that thl*
feature# of the decision had been either
formally or Informally reversed, and
clalmeo that It brought the territories and
our new |s**e*ston* under the eopstltu-
Itot lie distinctly and vlgoroualy an
tagonised the pro|*Mditon tliat anil-#lw-ry
Judges bad deliver* and opinion* that contra
vened or dl tented from Ih* eanllnal doe
trltn laid down by Chief Justice Taney as
to the rotation# of the constitution to an
.Alt Hill declared that It wa* tight that
Bryan wo* given the Demo* ratlc mmitna
tion and held that In hi* public . arret for
four year* the nominee had not said a
In conclusion the speaker sals! hat h*
brought good cheer from the Empire
Ht**!*. that the people there were falling
It.to line, that the Democrats w*r* work
ing ti ght and >lav. tha* luahing honorat.le
would he left undone In order to gain •
Democratic victory and tha: the Item*'
crate **p*. ted to carry the Empire H'alr
for AA'dilisni J Bryan
Mr Mill wa* the redp'ant of a good deal
of social attention during Id* brief stay
here, and l*ft late to-night for Danvtll'.
where he will s|o-ak to-morrow
GOA . ROOURVKLT IA LI At tll.A,
He Mas Accorded a Alatinllleenl
IJn <*ln. Neb.. Oct. 2 -Col. Roosevelt
wa* accorded a magnlfk'ent demonstra
tion ltd* afternoon by lb* cltlwn* of
Uncoln Nothing e*tuoi to ll ha* yet b**-n
seen during the piogr. ** of the govern
or* J*"irn*-i through lh<- VV*-et Aksng Hie
lire of march from the station In ( apltal
House Hquar* Ibe street*. w!p<lowb noil
b.ileotd* - were filled wuh cheering people
In many streets On crowd* were so dense
a* to Impede Ht* pa a*it* of the carriage*
and the mounted curort.
Arriving at Capital House Square Gov.
Rooseve't was **ri*lu >cd lo a revb-wlng
eland, before which the long |.r. ...n
laissed in review, occupying more than an
hotir Thee* arete many unique and amus
ing feature* In the t*ara*l*'
Gov Ron- veil wa* conductad to a
speiker's etaiMl where he spoke fur Ihree
quurter* of nn hour going over th* same
ground In hi* remark* a* he ha* I ravelled
over before upon the Issue of expansion,
militarism. Inq* nallstn and patriotism.
On Ids say (rotti the stafwl to Id* *■ •*-
tl.ig, he w.i* falr.y mobbed by a wildly
. ig* r < rowd who wished to shape fi.ttpl
or to g' t a word of look of r***acn!li
It* roa* lied hi* carriage somewhat bet tri
ad In appearance but In line spirits.
ml.. IHIA AN’h mWBRARY.
Dates and Piece* Named for Hl*
Upeeclie* In thr East.
Chi* ago. fM 2 —Senator Jones, chair
man of the Democratic National Com
mittee, to-day announced the tolowinx
Itinerary fer the Eastern camiMtlgii of
Wlllbim J Rrvan.
Madison Hquar* Gar.len, New York
clly. Oct. I; al other point* In the stilt*
of New York Del. 17 snd 2>. Inclusive;
AA'est A'lrglnla. Oct 12. Marylend. Oct.
23: rtelawar*. Oet. 24 N*w Jersey, ftet.
2f, hikl 2*:. New York Ity, Oct. 27 On the
latter date .Mr. liryaii will address a
meettng of Biyan >lub* of the Atlantic
ll haa tot betn tie I lei whether Mr
Ilryan w.tl make any speech** In liltnots
after closing the Eastern toufr.
CLAIM lit' THE Mt-JPI RI.ICAA*.
They hay Urklnlev la Certain of ttntl
Nw York, Ore 2 —ln a statement- t*.
*u*d from Republican national headquar
ter* through Committeeman Manley th*
National Committee claims W vo-st cer
tain In the electoral college for McKinley.
112 for Bryan and M were put down a* In
doubt. The states conceded to Bryan are
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
DAILY l' A YEAR.
6 F.NTK A COPY
WEEKLY I-TIMKH A WKKK.tI A YEAH
PARADE OF MINERS
ADA %At'B OF HI PER CENT. RAT
NOT II EE A ACCEPTED,
MITCHELL TALKS OF VICTORY.
HIT THE % DA' % ACE OFFERED 111
ho I Alt IONA EAOIGH.
Tlinmanila of Miner* 'turned Oat af
AA llkeabarre auil Heard Mitchell
apen k—■ MI ner* AAIII Af (in to AA nrk
I atll a * uatrntiii* Via* Iteea Held
and They Have Reached aa Va
derata mlftna—- Mitchell AAIII l.eavn
It to the Miner*.
\Vlike*-t*4i re. Ih* . Oct. 2 The parade
and mu -** meeting of the striking miners
in this city to-<la> w.i* the. greatest Ut‘**r
•lemons! rat non ever held m Northa*terrt
President Mil. he.l and part> arrived from
Hazleton aborti> after 1 o clotlt and were
met at the depot bv a large and enthu
siast! crowd. The p.iraie rsqulrel an
hour and twenty minute'* to (** a given
Point It in • *4mated that there wrra
fully ll.fht men and breaker boys in line.
Th great bulk of the (wrath rs wra** made
up of atalwart men. Asa rule they wera
well dressed and s>nie of them from their
apiiearance nilght he taken for a body of
farmer*. Many burners and transparen
cies were 4 arried by the mtu Among tha
nrnet iHifttwabk* were these;
"Wa want otir dinner ixiils 1111-1 with
substantial food, not cwl tvtron** taff .
'Up are fighting a u *- thAt is Just an I
right;" Stand by Prasldcni Mitchell and
the union.” “Our union min', be rerog
nlmed,’* “We will r.n longer he slavts.’*
"2.210 fiounds for a ton;** * w* want two
w -ekj* pay.’
Tt.e breaker bojrs rarrle*! banners which
Wa need schooling hut niiiat work,*
"Knv. us fr. m the whlnis Of 'he (herlfT
and ilffMitlu." “Down with oppression,
we will st and by Mitchell ‘ 9
President Mitchell rtviewol the great
arni\ if mar tiers < the river common,
lie wa* generously appl iu*i and by tha
*all It AA a* n A Ictory.
When the last of the marcher* swept
past Preside?* MPchell he arid his col
leaeues were driven to West Btds Perk,
where the htg nias-* meeting wss held
Nearly Pi.iOu persons were m issetl in front
of the stand when the 'alor president ta*-
gsn to speak Mr A!itt-he>|| said
"The greatest strike in the history of
the world is drawing to a close Already
the great coal carrying railroads have
• Creed •*> increase your wages 10 per cent.,
which la a great victory In itself Trua,
it Is not enough it doe* not satisfy us.
nut the time Is not far distant when tha
anthracite mil miner* will receive es
much fur their labor as any other data of
am fc men |n the world
■ This afrlke shall not he d*rlar*d off
by me It shall rot t*e endid until a
on vent lon of anthracite miners shill so
decide Every union and every nolllirfy
will b* asked to hmwl ore or more dele
gates to •* convention, to determine thn
question for themaelve*. Your lnt > resta
ire greater than mine ! shall not dec id*'
the question of your going’ back to work
You must vote on that yourself I wilt
not pretend lo determine your fate, or
that of the MiO.nori who are directly af
fected by this struggle.”
MINER* ARE HOLDING HIT.
lint *aie Have I hoars Delegate* to
Prospective t nnimtlnn.
Philadelphia Oct 2 No break has yet
* • urred in the ranks of the striking mine
workers, although aikiMloaial tsutlcea of
the o()ferVr>f an Inert*>• of lo per -*ent. in
wage* were posted throughout the region.
I fa*t tnere were many indli'ailons to
• iav of an Intent ai the part of the strik
er* to Insist on other conmaioiit. nnd to
remain out until the operatorr give
nL’loti o their >atbai*l organisation.
The feature of the day wax Ihe parade
and mass me* dug of mine workers a*.
Wllkesharre. arranged with tne object <yt
demonstrating the strength of th t’niiwl
Ptevident Ml • hell was exie ted to trwii
sb In his *pe<-h to the miners, his view
on the 10 *er cent. Ino re owe •on coded by
tne o|*ersbut beyond raring H as* a
victory, ne had nothing to say on that
Neither dUI he intimate nnyhlrtg as to
the probability of n early convention of
miners, and after the meeting when ius
ttoned mi that subject he said that not a
hx*al union had requested tha calling of
A *ig iffcant move In *o|s jire- v t.cn,
however, develop and to-nlbt at Hhenan
durih. where all th* bawl branches of the
United M'tie Workers bed rn* ■•tings and
pe|e ted <le'ega e.“ to a convention lo he
• ell* and later by President Mitchell This
Is the fftst announcement of the selection
of convention delegate*.
Th* entire region was quiet to-day and
very few min** w re in o;*>r*ilon.
KOI OUT 111 Kl. WITH I'OTOU.
!.<• rr and title Hu lllr ■■ Hraulf
off Their Kiimtt nle r.
Timciloom, Ala.. On. Rodney l.'arry,
nrphrw of ex-Oov. Lowry of Mleeleelppi,
fought a dual ihli> morning at Moundvlllc.
Ala . elxteen lull*-* from here. with W. H.
White, *t lion foreman. Roth. It la lw
lleved. ware fatally wounded.
Lowry l the mail for the railroad
company al Moumlvllle. Thla morn.ng he
had eome worda wlih Heel lon Foreman
While over the moving of a oar of cot
W hite. It la alleged, .threatened Uiwry,
and Loarty procured a pMtol out of hte
office. White w.ix already armed and aa
Lowry returned to the platrorm the men
began ahootlng at each other, advancing
aa they hred.
l/iaty was ahot four time*. In the leg,
right aide, right forearm and cheat. Rich
man tired five time*, hut lwry # a laat
ball to the only one that atruck White
Thin laM thot waa fired within live feet
of him and el ruck White In the abdomen.
Lowry with hla right forearm h*. then
clubbed White Inn Ineemlblllty with the
bull end of hie plelol.
White bait a wife and three children.
Lowry te S3 yeara old and atngle. Bo h
men are In a critical condition. It U re
ported that the men had word* latt Sat
urday afternoon and that the (hooting
thw morning waa rupertnduced by that