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r. **"■’ ' ' !*“rporUd IM*
r | H IWTII.I. Prr.id^nt
WHAT HE WOULD DO
flHl V.\ MAKEI iXDWHI TO FIVE
WOULD CONVENE CONGRESS
TO Ded>4M * ITIOVII POLICY AS
TO THE I'HILIPI’ISEI
\\oull Ia Sl*hlr Govertt
,„rii] Tlirrf I mlrr an %nirrlean
I'rotrf tomtr—U ovlil Follow the
U ilh Rpfprriirp to the l*a > -
nitiit of Obligations— llrvnn Then
I'nf Fixe Wry Pointed Rnoallona
to the Republicans.
\\ .n: r-tfton. Del., Oct 2l.—Mr Fry,in
fnil ;, m jqiecehea of pom# length In this
div to-night after bavins madf wventefn
uifi* r .ddressea during th# day.
Beginning at Bt Michaels, on the east
ern *-hnr of Maryland. he **|>oke In #uc
t ESiPton. Preston, Hurk) k
Vienna. Salisbury. Berlin, all of which ar*
in Mor> nitwl. and at Frankfort. George
town. Milford. Harrington. Dover, flav
ton. Middletown. Kirkwood and New
cu-tle. in Deluware. The audiences f the
day vs. re, a# a rule, fair- ailed and a ma
jority of them were thoroughly apprctTi
nve. At a few of the stopping places In
Delaware there was apparent lack of en
The first f t Mr. Bryan'* night meetings
ir; this city was held In a big tent, and
w lie the meeting began much urlier.
M Bryan did not appear until 9 o'clock.
H had a long and busy day. and found
it necessary to take an unusually pro
longed rest after his arrival In this city.
Toe lent was crowded to suffocation. Af
ter introducing hla speech by expressing
his gratification at being present. Mr
Bryan took cognisance of a series of
qu si lons propounded to him by John I*.
Nieidt of this city. These questions were
First. Will he. if elected President, as
• ornmarnle;-In-chief, Immediately with
draw the army from the Philippine Isl
oid. How soon *kw*s he contemplate
that u stable form of government can be
given to the Philippine Islands.
Thr**-. How soon after a stable form
of government Is established does he pro-
P—e that Congress shall declare the ln
. ;endence of these bland*
: our How l>ng after a stable form of
t. v rnmerit is established and Indepen
dence) la declared dogs he propose that the
American j>rotecforate over the Phtliptdne
J and# shall continue?
rive WiU oe pay the of
t is government in silver or goWCr? t -
♦ . President.
llrvnn %nvx erect Them All.
Mr liryan took up the questions and
replied 1o them all seriatim.
.\# reply to the first question he quot
ed from his speech of acceptance, saying
1 stated that if elected President I
would immediately convene Congress In
• \tr.(ordinary session and would sk Con
vresa to declare the nation's policy in
t*i# Philippine Island*. as we are now es
ti!*ltshm nt a stable form of government
Cuba; to declare our purpose to glva
pendence to the Filipinos, as we have
j’/••tnlaed to give independence to the Cu
ms; to declare our purpose to give pr**-
1 don to Filipinos, as we have promised
* . ive protect lon to the Cubans, and have
eevcnty-flve years given protection to
republics of Central and South Amer
') the second question, he said:
\*o one b.is attempted to fix the num
<‘f hours or days or weeks or months
i *ary. but 1 will say this, that I be
that we could establish u stable
* ernmeftt in the Philippine Islands in
if time than the Republican party ha'*
♦ • iMinhed one in Cuba, and I think I
promise you that our officials would
- mMik as Republican officials have
•• *• xxled Cuban money."
> t e third question he answered th
• lilt speech of acceptance It was pro
•i 'o give them Independence as noon
* t l-ir stable government Is establish
• 1 The phrase ’as soon.* means imme-
f !y in our language I don't know
it meins m Republican." and nn
• ’ c the fourth question, he said
If the questioner had read my speech
• woti’d have seen that there was no
> the protectorate ami we believe
' t thi# nation can assert the doctrine
1 when this nation helps a republic to
f i upon feet, the ground whereon
'• Is is hdly ground, and that no
• - all ever set his f<ot on It."
• fifth question, relitive to paying
1 hlit irlcns of this government In gold
r ver if e>< ted President, he said:
• want the Ilepuhilcnns who want that
answered to flrsi find out wht
t e 11 w requires, ami then I want them to
’ that If elected President. I will en.
f ■ e that law Just a- I will enforce the
x dost trust*, and put striped cloth* a
* thieves as well as little thieve*.
! ' and you ask me to construe a R* pul>-
' l*w I wall reply that I shall not
r, ‘ • • a law until It becomes my duty
to enforce it.'*
llrvnn taka Some | neat lona.
Having replied to the questions Mr
A 1 want to ask five questions and
1 .*k '.hess questions, I wan' s*mo
' flan to IISINf them h *s
' fair Ur a man who has n* re
-1 ditty t place his responsiblll y
1 that ••( one who has responsibili
ty ii* •-*! upon him by a party, and I
v 1 your partf leader* to answer the
<4 u. is that lam going to ask
!r bin then quoted from the Free
menage of pcc. i*9K. recom
th increrwe of the army to 100.*
‘ r and asked / the Republican par
*> r, *'igh anyone, outhorlxed to sjeak.
4 't* that Reiubltccin success thH
u.s a standint army of lOO.uOft in
’ aid question was:
• Deo )a rat ton % f |nlependence is
! *• government! derive their Jus!
.* ( ‘ r fr,, m the cone* n. of the governe*!.
‘ •' ‘ 1 ask how you un buy the right
or sectre title to them
r -i question was.
j Filipino going to be a citnen or
x ' e fourth qusitlon was:
* looi3 r purcasst trad* with human
, fc Question rtiatso to ths
hmsnt of a protectorate in the Phil
i tnda. concerning whth Mr. Bry
■•y ,h#t annot pro-
Ptllpino without a grot deal of
trouble We have i r tected the republics
of Central ami Mouth Arne;l a for #*e\en
ty-five years, nrai we have lim l to au
thority in tho South American republics
IN •* have m ver governed them, but w.
have proiev iwl them fr *m outskl* inter
ference. It has never c s’ anything, but
It has been \* uubie to them.
"The Rcpuhiionn kctrine |s the doc
trine behind which the (non irchfes of the
Old World have hidden when th y have
wnntetl to plunder people under the pre
tens** of protect4ig them ours is a dif
ferent protectorate "
conciualing his presentation of thes** in
quiries Mr liryan said:
NN nn th itepu:>iicans get througn nn
swering thos* five questions I %\iil have
some more lor them The trouble •
taa! the R. publican party is not uu* nqa-
Ing to meet the i**ue of thia camjalgn."
Mr. liryan then took up \arous oth'T
questions Involve,! in the c imp tin nl
jr< sent* I his usuii argun.ents on tho •
After cor ludlng his meeting at the tent.
Mr Bryan was driven t the Oran I
opera House, where he ma.b Id* Uat
-pcs-ch **< the night t* a **ongr R.t In
composes! largely of ladb■. some of wh m
had heUI their seat* there for thre • or
BRI AN AT OTIIldl I’OINTX.
••reeled t> I nrvi- Oimdi in vfary
liinil mill lirlnnnrp.
IMston. M*l., Ot. 24 - The Democratic
presidential candidate last night nban
done,i tailway coofhes and land carriages
for a trip on the water, lie came down
Chesapeake bay from Baltimore to the
hamlet of C a.Umrne. on th* eastern shore
of Maryland, and he devot'd the forenoon
of to-day to canvus.-lng that se iion f
that state. He left the Im at at C!a*bourne,
and from that poini traveled by nal
At Ht. Michael*, the fli-t stopping pi c
of the day. Mr. Bryan spoke c a small
number of people, who had congregated
there. Among tho.e in th- crowd were
some colored people, and to tn*m Mr.
Bryan address*U himself to srm extent.
Before speaking to the toiored pe*>|)le he
referr*i to the questloti of trusts. He
said that the Republican party w in sug
geating no remedy for the trusts, and tnat
the reason why this was so was that the
Republican campa'gn contributions came
from the trusts
t>n the race question. Mr. Bryan sail:
"It is one of th** strange thing** we e
In this campaign that the Republican
party goes to a bla> k man and urges that
man to say by his vote that the brown
man in the Philippine Islat ds h is not n
right to a voli c in this government. An 1
it seem* to me that before a black man
votes to disfranchise a brown man he ha l
better find out upon what bo:t hie own
right stands, for if we deny to the Fili
pino the right to govern himself what
right have we to govern ourseiv* s <t
coat hundreds of thousands of lives nd
millions of money to give the black men
the I>ec|aratton of Independence and now
we are spending bundled* and thousands.
million** of dollars and waiting lives
to tike the I>ec la ration of Indspetden <*
away from the brown nun. Before th
black men of this * ountry vo.e the Repub
lican ticket they hud better look Into the
matter and find out what the chan e of
th** black man is to t- when we draw .
race line and say that because a man in
the Phlli|i>ln( Islands is brown and not
of our ra< ♦* w- will aend .* caj** ibag gov
ernment over there and hold the govern
ment of force over them by standing
army. NVe believe in th- Declaration of
Independence and If w.* have race prob
lems to solve here w- tb.nk it I* letter to
solve tli* m than to g* 7.X"* miles away
from horn** tg**t another ra*e prohbm
and enter upon its solution, not hen at
home, but so far away from home as tho
Philippine Islands are."
Fas ton was th** seen** of a large gath
ering. This Is tho county seat of T lUt
county, an Important agricultural renter
ami her* Mr. Bryan addressed himself
especially to th* f irmer*. Referring to
the trusts Mr Bryan sold his hearera
th.it they w* re especially dangerous to the
••lim* tbost l to If"
Salisbury, M*l . Oct 24 —ln his speech
at Preston M 1 Mr Bryan made refer
ence to tne financial qu-*tin In response
to an inquiry. The question was;
"How about 14 to 1?"
Mr. Bryan said:
"If you want to know about 14 to 1 I
will tell you. Sixteen to on# was tne
paramount Dsn** in IM*. but the Repub
licans have ilons so many mean thing#
sine# th#n that w# are kept busy on th#
new’ thing* Itut If a Republican dis
putes the 14 to 1 doctrine, you tell him
th.it wo have n Republican President, u
Republican Senate and a Republican
House, and they hvive never attempted 'O
change th# 14 to 1 ratio, and Mr Mc-
Kinley Is now coining sliver l*>4iars at
the ratio of 14 to 1 without walling for
the akl or consent of any other nation
on earth. Until the Republican party
proposes to change the ratio.
I object to their discussing the ratio.
NY hen they propose to change it w# will
discus# It with them "
%ntt-Trut l.nn \nf F.nfnrrril.
Tiover. Del., Oct. 24. Mr. Bryan had an
excell-nt audience here, where he spoke
for about three-quarters of an hour. The
crowd wns large, and I*a appreciation was
manifested by frequent outburst# of ap
plause Referring to the trusts as an is
sue of the campaign. Mr Rryan said. In
"If a Republican complains because you
discuss the trust question, you n-k him
why hi# party did not eliminate the trust
question by e'lmln.iting the trust- If the
Republican party ha*l dote Its duty dur
ing the last three years nnd a half there
would b no trust question to lls< u-e The
President promised the people in his In
augural address of Mar h, 1597. that h#
would enforce xlstlng laws and retom
mend new laws. He has done neither. The
Attorney Gn*ral has not enforced the
|w against the trusts. You have a law
on the statute books now that makes It
n penitentiary offense for a man to or
ganixe a ttust. You a o have i law
making it a penitentiary offense for a
man to steal a horse, but It Is much safer
In this country under a Republican ad
ministration to conspire againat 77.0hf.0hi
people than to steU u horse from one
*|Ml%e to the Farmers.
Mr. Bryan again addresesd himself to
th# farmers of hls nud.ence and among
other things said to them:
"Why should a farmer in Delaware vote
to allow corporations to water their stock
when no farmer enn inf! te the value of
hls farm’ I have not seen the statistics
of Delaware, but I have seen the statis
tics of other states, showing that agri
cultural land wdl sell for less to-day than
It would sell for tan. fifteen, or iwenty
years ago You cannot inflate the value
of your farm, end yet you allow a corpor
ation to issue watered stock, sometimes
as much as ten times as much water as
there Is money invested, and then you al
low It to combine and monopolise a mar
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
SAVANNAH, GA., THURSDAY. OCTOBER *25, 11HM).
WOULD NOT ANSWER
•••ME rol\Tr.l ItlHUTIIIA) FIHFII
AT i.ll\ . HWMGVBI/r.
THEY RELATED TO HIS DUTIES.
Ill; PO*ITIVF.I,I l)IX I.IM It TO ill;.
I'Ll TO A%\ OF TIIKB.
Wmm % * ke*l Why He Hid \ot I* roar
eute the **<aa N l Thlerea." Why Me
Hid Not let Nuit 1 iiftt the lee Trn*.
and If He Thiiiahf It Ihuifnt !•
Take Full l*a> me Governor While
i nnipaitfnluu—Hat Teddy Was
Ft lea. N. Y Oct 34.—Gov. R oe. alt's
third day of camiwilgnlt g In New York
state embraced several features not here
tofore markel in his reception at other
places. At neatly every place a* whh h
h* *topp* ■ I in route there* Were bus*
crowds of people.
In this city to-night. Instead of speech,
making tlie day's work end**) hi h a re
view of an immense d*monstration. This
was entirely ugre*-able t Gov. Rnoavelt.
who during the day had ina*l- n >••
speeches, some of them extrm* ly ioi.g
ones, while traveling through three coun
ttew- Chenango. Madison and Onel.ia.
Another feature* waa a preconrrrtwl at
tempt at Rome to compel Gov. Roosevelt
to an*w*-r questions concerning the r
moral of Mayor VanNYy k th- prosecu
tion of the Ice trust, the prosecution f
th** alleged canal thieves and *<ther- re
lating to the ofhc*. of governor. That this
attempt was preconcerted is as*ur I from
the fact that nwn in the crowd asking
these qmwriooe held in their t..ind pr.nt
*-d slljw* and up*>n their failur* to comia*!
rh* candidal** to answer, numbers if tne *
•ifr> were thrown Into his carriage. Tne
Governor posidvely de* ltne*l to give any
expression of fKnlon as to the circulars,
or their authorship, ot to answer any of
the quaatkxi* contained in them.
lloh • Shouted fr Hrynn.
At Rome a huge crowd gathered In the
public square and the Governor addrea:*d
th*m from the balcony to which he was
driven from the train. Two crowd* f
small boys followed his carriage, those on
one side shouting "Hurrah for Bryan!"
while those on the other side trie 1 to
drown their cheerw with counter che rs
While the Governor was a caking a
crowd of Juveniles who had ga hared Im
mediately beneath tle Governor kept try
ing to annoy him by their loisierus con
duct. The Governor finally r. (erred o
"It is |*erfectly characteristic that those
who are afraid to hear the truth should
try to drown It by noise, and that those
who re- u i raid to talk thetnselv** shoul 1
send children of immature age to yell for
Th# hoys continued their hr!#* of
rah for Bryan!" 'What# th** ni:t-r
with Bryan," "He's all rlghi," and again
the Governor said:
"one thing, if Mr. Bryan should com#
here again I sk that every Republican
give him a respectful hearing." which re
mark whu kaidly appltudart <*ontinulng.
when th** applause *.•*!. he sa *l.
"Hwause the man <r boy who tak#s
tie opposite course sluiws him**lf either
to \y*‘ or almut to le. a thoroughly dis
The Governor said It w eminently
proper that the advocates of Mr. Bryan
should se.-k by disorder to prevent fr**#
speech, and *al.<x| attention to the dis
order as being an oiij** t lesson ot greater
value than lie roual preach.
home Pointed V| uctioii.
Horn* 1 men in th# crowd tried to isk the
Govertioi a list of pre|ared qustions in
pruit*l form. He never heard them, be
cause the noise was too great In the men s
vicinity, but ** verul of tne circulars w* re
flung into th** carriug** whi h the Gov
ernor occupied on his r***urn from the
platform He Niki to tl, iat*l
Press reporter that h* wot.kj n* t dim ue*
them, and that the majority of them were
for the Attorney General i make answer
to. If he dtalrcd. Here aie the ques
First Why did you not prose ute the
• anal thieves ms you promised when you
were a candidate for Governor’
Second Why del you not commence ac
tion before the clu ms were barred’
Third. Why don't you have a summons
issuel against the Ic# Trust? The only
way to commence an nctum Is by sum
mons None has ever been serve*!.
Fourth. Why don't you remove the
Mayor of New York for his connection
with the Ice Trust?
Fifth. You have been only thirty-six
hours at the Dapttoi attending to business
as Governor since June 1. Do you think
it hone.d t*| take full pay during that
Sixth. T>or.*t you think a candidate for
vice president should find courteous lan
guage to express his thoughts nnd not cull
tils questioners "hoodlums," "hoboes," and
"drunks," and without any knowledge on
the subject accuse th**m of "working their
mouth." "standing against the flag," and
"lacking in patriotism?"
SSCRET4KY ROOT ITf tNTON.
C abinet (Mtlelal Threshea Old Rrpah
llrnn Campaign Strntr.
Canton. 0.. Oct. 24 fle retary Root's
meeting here to-night was an Impromptu
affair. It waa conceived, arranged and
under way In a period of a little more
thap three hours.
H*crelary Root had Intended to speak m*
Youngstown to-morrow evening. Asa
mirk of respect to the late Secretary
fihi rman all political meetings arrange)
for Ohio Thursday and Thursday night
were called off. Including tha or.# at
When the local committee heard of th**#a
circumstances It prevailed upon the Sec
ret ary to speak here The efforts resulted
In a crowded hall and a mos* enthusias
tic meeting covering all questions Involved
in th# campaign He was frequently In
terrupted by applause.
Th# Democratic charge of Imperialism.
Secretary Root declared lea cry that la
"on# of the cheapest and moat thread
bare of the demagogue*! stock, always
certain to produce a sensation among u
people aleri for the protection of their
liberties." NY hat President McKinley ha#
don# In the Philippine#. Secretary Root
said, "has been to defer*! and assert the
sovereignty of the United States thus ac
quired with the asaeni of both parties and
of both candidates for the presidency,
with the means thus pieced in his hands
"The testimony Is attmlutely overwhelm
ing that the people Inhibiting the PlUlip
(Contlnued on Fifth Page.)
END OF STRIKE IS NEAR.
I'rr.iilrnl Mllchrll tt ill Imw ■ *•**-
mi.,l To-<la> \\ lili'li Will l*rl
nl*l> .<* Urt'larr 11.
Il.itl.'lon. I*n . O. i 21 —lT<Mllotv
f | ti— nii;hi unnoum-ril ihi h- woulrt to
morro*. |rol>illy l;ili* n thr nftrrno. ,ll ,r
.vnnlltK. Iraur an it. ntrnl drllnln* lh<*
PMIUOII o ft hr jrmt xiinr Worker, In
th*' prr.rnt ntufltton of th.* itrikf.
Ilr uUo M‘,l that hi* Mai*m*nt would
in ,11 llkelthoo.l tndlratr whothnr th*
*trlkr would h* lmmtl*i*ly d—'lar—l olt
or wh'th*r li would h* contlnuod.
Thin announce nn nt wm nttid* • a ra
*ult of t*-,hiy' conform,-* h*iw**n th,
nation >1 hii.l dlirtrtol oltliw of the I'nifd
The lmf’r*'*hn ti,tind hradquarlor* to
niKh- i* that Hi* rtnlrtnml will contain
practically a declaration that the contrat
t* rial* I Foal r..m|,anl<, controlling
,hout 7f. per emit, of th* nnlhractt* coal
product It I- Irarnt'l. have poatrd n.atlcr*.
hut >r*tdmt Mitch II will not say that
all of then, comply wtlh lh* term* of th*
Tli. ,|>: companl -In IW* ■*•**• *" J * ’
hav* not po*t*d the non,-** nr, lh* \ +
hltth t*oal and Nat tuition Company. <•
It Markk ft Fo and Co** Ht.„ & <
Th* Mark!*, hav* srant* I no Incrnaa* of
wflEra of any kltal.
To-day*, conf,r*nc* a* In *-sMon thrra
hour*, a <1 .i adjourn*.! ••• to*n*-r
row morntnK Fr*ldcnt Mitch. II at la
conclualon, annnoun <s> that thr situation
waa pit tlv c .nv.i* and ll't lh* review
would h* complet—l to-morrow. Th* .on
f*r*nre dlacu*-k plan, a- to wlutt should
I. .I. n* In thr rv. at of on* or tnor* of
th* ..aI ...mpsnl** declining to K rart ih.-
drnmnd of th* miner, a, s*t forth In tli*
rraaiuikm adopt-I at th- Bcrunton co.t
vmtlon. No d*flnlt* c.aiclnuoti wa. how
ever, arriv'd al.
Tm- no*tc* posted t.y several of th#
taruT romiunlea In It,* T.irk ,wann and
Wyomii.K r ii t.v<lay. which' anmninc
*.l tiutt th>- miner# woikms will l>* a'ten
21, C. nt, on every car or lon lit or lor
to make up 10 r*r cent, ram* In for much
consideration at th* conference. When
th* ,-o.tf. r*n-* ndjotirn.d this evening thl*
matter was atlll under dtaeuraton.
to ,Err*ri.K krbioht r ate*.
Independent Operator, Will A,k for
Rcranton. Pa.. Oct. 2-In expectation
of th* ,trike hetmc settled to-morrow,
representative- of the coal carry In* com-
I.aides au-l ihr Independent coal operator,
are to confer lit Philadelphia ta-mormw,
o arrive at some undrrnt.tndln* In the
matter of fretpht rates
The Independent operator# for y* ir,
have tieen demaodllHf ,; f' P*f cent of th*
tidewater price for their pro.|uci ir.me.id
of 6ft |>*r cent a* ail,weed them Now
when the .tciloit of the hla cotnpanl**
force, h*m to Increa** their expert,
of ntinUtg ntaiut 4 |**r cent., they In,tat
~n their lon* wtandln* claim twin* ac
Ol 14 TMOOF? 4T TIK TftUU ,
('reparation a Wring Made f* *ed
Them fo Manila.
Washington. Oct. 24-Based on Gen.
Chaffee's ad vice, the War Department of
ficials are of the opinion that all of the
American troops Include*! In th*- coder of
rvuiMiatlon hove not only left Pekin, but
probably nxe now ut Tien Tain or near
by. The Quartermaster's Department has
made all arrangements for taking them
ihoard ship, so there Is no longer much
dinger of the troops being prevented by
Ic** fr-.*ni leaving North China.
It Is now said that in all probability
Gen, Jam*** H. Wilson, the second In com
mand In t'hina. will e**oti be detach'd, and
will not remain in Pekin according to tb#
original programme. Instead of having the
negotiations for settlement conducted
through *• fully organised commission on
behalf of the United Stale# government,
as at firat proposed, it beg ns to appear
that they will be conducted. If there are to
be any formal negotiations, through the
simple mechanism t>f the American lega
tion at Bekui proper credential* for the
purpose being dispatched to Minister Con
NO MF.VYt l-i TO AM POHER.
There Are no Threats In the Anglo-
Washington. >ci. 24—In view of the
widespread comment that the Angl*>-Ger
m-in alliance concerning China was open
to the possible construction of an implied
or indirect menace or threat against some
other power interested In the Chinese
question, the attention of Count d* Quadt.
the German charge and affaires, to-day was
called to this point.
Count de Quadt said that he was able
to give a categorical and very positive
statement, and of highest authority, that
the agreement involved no menace what
ever to any power concern* and In China.
He said tHls* applied to all ihe parties
which had taken hand In Chinese af
fairs. Count d*’ Quadt stated with equal
fosltlvenc-ss that there* w’a* no foun*la
tlon for reports of further or additional
features to the agreement beyond those
transmitted to the various government#,
and mad*- public, H# su'd that document
covered th# entire transaction.
FlttllTVNti IB ftOt’TH CHINA.
liebeli Slaughtering Isolated Bodlea
of Imperial Troop*.
Canton. Oct 24 —According to official
reports, all the cities In the Hui Chow
prefecture ore stlM holding out. the re
bels confining themselves to capturing
villa gee and slaughtering Isolated l-alb-s
of imperial troop*. The rebels are- also
actively recruiting and are now estimat'd
to number 10.000. There have been no
pitched battle The Chinese general com
mending at Hul Chow is afraid to leave
the city for fear of being cur off.
CARTKH AVOIDS I*l Bldt ITY.
Wants the Habeas Corpus lloarlng
Held In I'rlxnte.
Kan.. Oct 24.—The hear
ing of the habeas corpus case of Oherl.n
M Carter. ex-c#ptaln of engineers, again**
Warden McClaughrey. of the Federal
prison, through which Carter hopee to
gain hls freedom. ha been postponed un
til Nov. t. The postponement is occa
sioned. tt is reported, by the ex-captain's
desire not to fare a curious crowd In
court, and to avoid this, additional time
is required to change th necessary pa
pers #nd writ.
Reek ha an Approved hew Lai w.
Frankfort. Ky., Oct. 24 -Oov Beckham
to-d#y approved the election bill passed
at the extra session of the Legislature,
which adjourned Monday.
THEORY IS SUICIDE
FHIINIM* THINK l>l \ I I.TITKI*-
Bal.lt 41.\ OHO |S Ol: \l>
MYSTERY IS GROWING DEEPER.
%V .% NOT NT SNIINUM. % Mill \\ N
UK OF THK FAST MCT.
Bank oin. lnlft ft Ilr I •*'! C aah • <*l
- * miml l!r%fl \if
I'NtHlilr Itiroiiub il#- lt-Mt'lna
ll'itift**— \*l Nltftrnt a Ila y Tlii*
N mr- %*• ilia • anirwllrr f ( ur.
rrncy Nbuu* !!•% Ilvnnl •*•-
i' nli-l llli I liefid.
Nf*w York. >•* 24 r*irfi#llua I*. A',
vorel lh** *U*fau.ilng trlbr *f th** First
National Bank, has not te*-n arrreM**l n*l
tt is paWI no'nra.H has brn r#o#lv#d of
Mrs Alv>n! I*ft hrr horns In Mount
Wrnon n! rein# to this rltv this morn
ing It Is* , *a*l *- •* dors not iii(fntl t rr
(iMt) t Mount Wrnon
Many |* rivoiMil of Alvrd In
Mount Vernon bolb*v* h** 1 ..* omintli*-*l
stilcidt* John II Murphy, on# f th#
latikfi s IntiniMif frlsrels, *aM to
day h# firmly b#!!t'\rel that Alvord has
hia own Ilf*
"H* Is Juat (hf sort of a man who would
do su*h a thing." oal*l Murphy. "NVhll#
h In phbgm.iti and apparently tak*s
nwrttora as th* y itniw, hu is in roallty a
"I wish, as his |>#ron*l frlrnd, to d#r.jr
lh** story current that th*re- was .noth r
woman In whom ho w.t Ho
was do#ply attached to hb #ifo and fim
l> and did not .#*p i itc with * f.-*t **t
Th# following auppirmrnlarv atat* rn** t
was given out by th* First National lUnik
offlt inis this afternoon.
"Alvord'a f*ls# #ntrl#s ai iar to )av#
commenced aU*nt five years ago. On# • f
bis duties whs to collect draftsman*! rot*'#
not payable through tho chafing house, a
considerable part of the#* 1 usually being
paid in cash. He used n portion of this
t ash from Mm*- to time, s o:irtun|:y
offered, before* any of it was turned ovar
to the money clerk.
"The discrepancy was oon-*r*led by add
ing to the item of ‘exchanges for clearing
on the note feller's balance bok
an amount equal to lh# sum of abstruc
tions. Until bis recent disappearan c.
Alvorel hs*l not be. n absent from the
hank during one business day this year
He did not lake h! usual vacation hist
summer, requesting that instead he might
take a month next winter for a trip to
44'as Nu nt Snruloirn.
Th# interesting feature of the supple
mentary statement I# the j*dtlve ass* r
tlori that Alvonl had not he*f absent from
the hank one business day this y#ir Mr
Mine repeated this statement orallv after
an examination *f the time lH#*ks In which
every day’s leave of al)'*nre by any em
ploye of th# bank Is entered This con
tradict* the numerous reports that Al
vorel was a regular attendant and heavy
bettor al ths Saratoga races this last sou
Th# pnragmph In the *am# statement
explaining bow Alvord operated, was
shown to several experienced bank offi
cials The only point mad** clear to them
was that Alvord'a opportunity cum* 'n
his handling of the honk's cash as col
lector. ami also that M has been adinlt
trel that he always curled cash balance#
An Important official of one of the kittl
ing banks sikl
"In most banks the note teller is ob
liged to adjust his balance# after the
close of every day’s business, and his ac
counts should be checked off by his clerks
ami "provodF by the other tellers lf<t!
this system Obtained at the First Na
finreil, I do m*l see ho*v Alvord could
have worked bl game longer than for .
few* months at the utmost."
In spite of Vic# Pres blent Mine's de
nial. tt Is regarded as extremely prohahl
4hat Alvord took a large sum of money
shortly before h# left
HOW ALVORD • OM*BB4 I.KD IT.
I sed Moral n g Mall to "Kit Ip" the
I'rrilon* Day’s Rsskaeaa.
Washington. tVt 24.—T. I*. Kane, the
atttng controller of tli# currency.
gave out a statement regarding th# d**-
fatcattan In the Firm National Bank of
New York, %%iiich says:
"During the progress of th# examination
by Bank Examiner Hanna Oct. I.**. of the
First National Rank. A*si*lant Cashier
Backus discovered that the note and ex
change teller. Alvord. was short in hi#
cash to an amount which baa since i>een
found to be s*!*> 00)
'Tils thefts have been going on for a
long time. The plan of concealing them
and making the cash on hand agree with
the amount for which he w i#
as shown by the books. was
to take out of th# morning mill,
of which he aa** In charge, a sufficient
mimlei of rash Items to cover th*- aggre
gate amount of hi* defalcation and add
them to the exchange* for th clear.ng
house received during the preceding day.
Th# examination of the exchange# wt the
time of examination showei the total
amount correct, but s&*v<yo of the Item*
bad been taken from the morning recelj**
and lisle*! with previous day's exchange-,
the amount for morning additions being
reduced that much, so that the sum of
th# two -iggrega’cd the corre t amount
A chang* In the slip by Alvord later In
the day cau*#d Inqulr) and comparison
to be made at the rlouring house, when
It was discovered tha* the two Items of
"previous day s exchange" and "morning
addition*" *ll*l not correspond with the
!!*t checked by the ***4mtn**r, and a count
of tne current day’s cash and checks in
hands of the third teller, rave#?e*lta short
age of HWi.fH).'"
C4l *KD Ml CH I M-NSIYF**.
Report That American Aqundron
Was Near Constantinople.
!>>ndon. Oct 26 —"Grsst untaslnsss was
croottd In palaca circles." says the Con
stantinople correspondent of the Daily
Mall, "by a report that an American
Squadron was approaching, and the can
•or was Instructed to prohlb|i the press
from mentioning the subject."
WANTED CASE DISMISSED.
Host* < laimed Probable I niiae Had
But Hera Nhnwn In lhr ••* of
• arernr anl thr *anrs
New York. Oc 24.-The jr*j e*-ilngs In
the hearing fr the removal to the Jur s
•Hi lion oi the United H ate-* toUft of
G*-or;.u of J.*hn T . NN. II and K. T
< i>ii*r atul B D Greene were* lOntlnued
le-fon- Fnlted Hiates Commissioner Hblelds
lb-fore the taking of testimony *-•# #
Milne*!. Mr R.ee, for the defei.se. mid
formal motions to etrlk** out all evidence
regarding contract* made with tne do
frnd.mtH prior tv lsw* l..i> h Aoatra>*t was
taken up s**ptatel\ There wi* dox ns
of them • xtending !*• k t* ISkk
Mr Rue* cont* i.*bl that vldom e *on
cernlng these * nti.i te was 111* gal for the
n eon that the work had been Aina at *1
i*avment it.id i***en malo before •t• • Ist
of tli*’ contrad **n which the indictment
charging conspiracy had ls*en found
Mi Rt.se male format .p|* 1 ■■•• lon f*r
the di-mt-* *1 *f the pr> ■■•* lings. * ntctwl
in* that there had not t** , eii ahown prob
• i* for t o* tonepliucy b> evidence
proper.) otUnls-U)!**. The motion was *ie
Henry <* Rij I \. a i'll engineer. f>*r
m* r y *f Gslve*ton. nnd emploved In the
ngtneeruig department *( the t tilted
Htatr" g.u fnm *nt from I*7o to IXJS w is
the flint w In.*-* called to-da) IV Is an
e\p*rt in th** m illet of hart-r Iniprov**
merits aid was a wltn* ** at the Hid *f
<*api. r'irter I)** -aid he lns;e*'ted ihe
Jettbs in t’umberland lUUiwl in hi
ta r. 1 V. r ,' . .iitl that the examination show
*-• I that th*- work was tn i* • . i*l with the
working pan furnish'd by lh# engi
Witness t* stifled that n < ireful examina
tion w •* also m **•* **f th* H\ innah har
l*or Improvements The work w •*
and tho InstM'ctlon shw*-d that th*’
amount -f material and work shown l>v
the government profile to have been used
was *. iunity put In
District Attorn*y Krwin wanted to know
whether th** mat were not |o**ely con
Ntrigthl without sufficient quantity *f
tilling Mr Ripley sold liter# was .ill or
evrn more brush uwl than *lle<l f*r If
th* n* its were loosely constructed they
wnuld not stand up.
A this point Mr Rose offer'd tn e\\
den e tom pilot ions fnm the report of th*
engineer-in-chief *f the United Hintes
from ixsh to !W7 cmt*ra< lng th same kind
**f work, the rnnnn* r In which the con
tracts were let ns Hint done by the de
fendant# In Bavitnnah harbor n*l Cum
lierlnnd sound Mr Rose will try to pre\*
that the w*rk done by Ms Oaynora waa
pel formed as cheaply and as wdl us the
same class of w**rk darw* In any part of
Ih# ream try
Adjourned until to-morrow.
EXPLOSION aTiNOIAN HEAD.
Ilellcwrd thr Fawder Mills and Other
llutldlaga al I’nnlug Grouada
Have lirew l)rstr)ed-
NVaehiOgton. Oct 21 —lt 1* r*p*rted that
an expiration occurred at the Indian Head
(■revving groumle about 11 o'clock to-night
A flash of light visible som# distance a<
compare!*.! the expkxdon, Which was fol
low mI by a Ore
The explosion shook the wtndowra of
houses in Alexandria, rein* teen miles from
Indian If* ad
There i# no direct communication with
tho proving ground* by which details cun
he hid to-night Th*- proving ground* are
twenty-five miles down the Potomac river
from NY ashing tori, and many f the mg
guns und much of the urmor for the bat
tl*-shlps nr* Irsiai there
It Is todieved the powder mills and other
building* at Ihe proving grounds were de
ployed The firat *ho k was fell over
a radius of twenty miles A number of
other • xploeionn folUw. I at recurrent in
ter vuis illuminating th* surrounding coun
try and th# opposii*- hank of fha river.
The first txploaton* were henr.| as far
north a* Alexandria and af Wldewater
Station. Vi*., seventeen miles south.
At Njuantico, eleven mlleg below Irullun
H*o*l on* explosion after xnather was
heard und brinks were shaken frewi chim
neys. Forts Hunl sud Washington,
eleven miles north of Indian Head, were
shaken by the explos.on. The tug Triton
b*ft ihe navy yard soon after the expl,e
s*a for the proving grounds There are
several >ffl #rs and a number nt enlist*d
men and workmen at the place.
KWKIIKA l> iAII STR AIOIITI.
Financial t rial* Mae the Inhabltanta
1-orvlon. Oct 24.—A dl#iAtch to the
Dally Stall from Stockholm. Sweden,
"Tlie extraordinary scarcity of money
which has lneti growing more acute for
i month l# **> seriously affecting rammer
• la) circle# a* to threaten a crlsi# The
balance off relgn trade continues against
Harden ind th# repeate.l contraction nt
kolil I .an# abroa'l fails to palliate the slt
uatlon. Induettiee are dally launched, but
adequate capital I* not available and tho
new#pa|w*r are Allied with appeal* from
manufacturera in <le|rate straight* for
‘Rural peojde attracted by the Indus
trial activity are flocking to tle town*,
and consequently the demand for house*
1# # great that r#tit* have advanced 2u
to 20 per cent. The civil servant* have
already been granted 20 per cent. Increase
In pay to m#-et ihe hard time*, and It 1*
•*xp*<t*d employers generally wilt have to
TWO NM.Hur.H I.HI KED.
While llnntinx They Shot Reckless
ly Into a Farmer's Mouse.
M iron. Ore. fH 24 —lt was learned here
to-day that two negroes. Janos Grier and
James Calloway, were* lynened by white
fnrmers near Liberty HUI, in Pike county.
While out hunting they shot recklessly
Into a firmer * house, frightening a young
Following Action of Nt kite# the Ne
gretes I t netted a Negro.
Macon, <*a , Oct. 24 —A atory reach##
here of an extraordinary lynching near
NN ♦ listen In Houston county. la*t week
an gro was lynched at that place tm as
sault on a white wo mm. Sunday another
negro assaulted n girl of hls own rgee.
The mun was capture*! and negroes of the
vi-lnlty asked the while cltixens to let
them have him. Thia was compiled with
and tha negro waa lynched In tha woods.
Noted ITorrs Beach Naples.
Naples. Oct. 24.—Tha Transvaal fore.gn
secretary, postmaster general, and treas
urer. hav# arrived bare on board the Ger
man steamer Hersog. They proceeded to
DAIRY f* A YF.AR.
S t’KN 10 A COPY
NVFKKDY 2 T:MI:H A NVEEK.iI A TEAR
• ItKllir OF 40 STNTF, It Hl*.lll It
TIIIN TH % I OF I.V'.UHbU,
NECESSITY FOR TAX REFORM.
• Ol NTII'A allot I D III'. 4lt P4HT OF
TIIIC *M 11001. 11l IIDRN.
Ilndlral Heform Needed In Ihe Mai
ler of llie *et*ol I *in<l-ll*inir for
Old tnlillrrft It •••**• im-n *l r !•—>•
Fund W null'll for Mlll tn ry— I m port*
nt lisiih*'* t niril In Prison Isua,
T< Man) I II y I ouris— llallot ll**-
fortn null * liunge f \ rnur.
Atlanta, t>*-i 24 —Gov. Candler'# rn s
eM* to Iho legislature was forattrded to
that Usly to-day. but owing to Jack C
time it win not read It will b- read to
morrow The message I* as folio#*
To Die Benat*’ and House of R-pn senta
11 i a source of much gratification to
in# that I am able t< t'Ofigrulu ata tha
reprae* ntatlvea of the people on tha
greatly itnprev*l con i t n *f the stata
n* •• the adjotirnm* nt f th* last g**n#
•■ ra 1 nn-,. mtl\ N f*rni- fl*v,|-. *r (#•
then* *’ have vlaU#l r shore - A kb and
Providence hl*--sed th** hue bar* Wnoa
with fairly g** t crops, th* price of our
great lapl* •••lion, ut*ai which j*r pres*.
Prtty liirgel) depi-nrts, has almost
•lout led. our fanners fn\* turne*! n**ra
than ever before* i* * llversifie*! agricul
ture. the lust harvest yle.ded twt e as
much wlujil * v*r U *ii |ro*hjced
In any t)i* . y**ur for tt*- list forty, thuo
• nabHng them to k**-j at lame large
um f money ebkh hav** tiereiofora
gone t the Norlbw* l fir iu*v*Btuffs.
Ig*wleeariefts niel crime, always *irv Knl
tants f bard lim have ;rg Iv *lecrea
*l ,in*l criminals are being trlel anl pun
ished by th** tribunals •--tablish*d by ,#
;i*i not by the u*d Tt** reictbm aft**#
the fearful bireln*‘ss depreaalon f about
seven years l*irt:or which resulted In a
ruinous shrlt k *g*’ in values, has set tn
and vain* s are- ttelng restored. The tax
digests shoe an tncreais# of taxable
wealth in Hie slot** of |l9.*Xt.r42. and the
increase together sltli Ihe ttswl rigid
• •ononiy In all the *b-|grtments of the
**t:it* government has enabled *is to re
do* *• t ixatksi .* little over a do Ur a
thou ml Manufactory *sp • dally of
cotton g 'ctls. are springing ii(* tn almost
••very part of the state, affording a home
market fr our products and gtvtng un
• liymnt: to our Idb- pofiul.tl n Th#o
factories. i*>. are- built and ofurale! si
n-st entirely with home capital, the sav
ings of our own J*eoplo since the rlos
tf the m<*t destructive war of molern
times All thing* considered, while the e
Is abundant room for further l m prove
m* nt in the condition of our |**‘opl-. Geor
gia and her people nr# In n lietter * rmdl
t|on than at any tbix* In Ihe last forty
years std It Is conlidently be'.leTfd that
we are now entering on era of proftf**rlty
that sill confirm our right to Hie frond
.(iqelUtlon of fftsts ct th#
I'lnntti’ra nnd Tstsllun.
A full itel *’leor statenr* nt of the flnan
dal cndltl* n f th** at.te wi t b** found
in th** exhaiistK* reports uf th* Ocmtro'lar
Genertil at*l tb** *lTassurer. Th# credit of
no slat** In tb*- Union, nor. Indeed, that
of th# general government. Is better tha#
I hat of < b-or gta From thee# reports it
will lie seen that the t.t*l receipts at tli#
treasury for the tla til year have iwen 11.-
.S42.*s’*t*. and t)** disbursements ki WUSk
From the report of the Treasurer It will
Im* seen that lh*re Is In the treasury FX.
<IOO derive• k from the sale of public prop
erty, which * are. under th# runs* ituth n,
)m* nppib*d to n* iMirpose other than tha
payment of the baub-d debt The source#
fi**m which this money has found Its way
into the treasury were;
From sale of l I Oapltol 1122,241 ad
Fr*rn sale of furniture In old
Fr*-tn eab* <f < tkefenoke*- ftwainp. Ci.lOl SO
From -hof |oii*-iy property.... 23,227 47
Freon sale of NV* stern and At
lantic Kalbo*d property. . .. 1.522 gJ
From ss e of Northeastern Itall
rosd Mkt.uuu (jo
Total 132J.760 42
By s<me strange oversight. Hies#
niw.imb, while th# constitution expressly
provides that they she I b** fi|*plled only
to the payment of th# bonded debt, wera
not credited to that account na they wera
paid into the treasury, si *1 the ornlesfo*
was not discovered until wm** Hflw
m'-nths ago, when the Treasurer discov
ered It, and at *>nce credited them to th#
proper account. The slat*- has no b r*l#4
debt due till 191 exc.pt that which Is
provl'lret for by the sinking fund
the question srtse#. what shall b* *l*iws
with this money’ ft Its* bean
that the constitution *h*uid be so amend
ed as to authorise the suat*enslon of th#
collection of the striking fund temporarily,
or that this money be applied to the pay
ment of th# interest on the Ivonded debt.
Other suggestions have been made as ••
Its diqo*itk>n. ! submit the (sets to th#
General Assembly tbst It may In Its wis
dom give direction to the application of
the fund. The amount above mtnvd wt |
on the first of November he augmentad
by the pa>ment Into the treasury of a
hundred thomand dollars, the second In
stallment of the purchase money of th#
% pproprin lions Softie leu I.
AI! specific appropriation# have bewn
suffl* lent to meet the demands upon then#
except the printing fund, which has bem
exh*u**ed and a deficiency appropriation
of |7,oub will b# necessary to pay the
public printer for work done and to b#
i • *. • <T Hi* v. ir I ana
sdvl #1 that for several years ta#t thin
appro|iiatlon lias been tnsuffl h nt, *wing|
to th# greatly Increase*! amount of work
required for some of th# department#, I
respectfully suggest thut the approprlat#
•‘cenmittee.** carefully inquire into the
amount of printing nr eeaary and lia
probable c*st, nnd that a sufficient imount
b*- appropriated to pny for the work as it
Is done without requiring the public
printer to carry over for months unpaid
owing to th< infrequent necessity of
calling out the mili ary to suppress mub#
and to aid the civil authorities In enforc
ing the law. f*l by h** c! c-t *• onomy
In th- cx|M*ndltare of the military fund,
the appropriation of i-*tM mad# by tho
last General Assembly has not torn ex
hausted. bur after paying all other legiti
mate chargee against It and tn addition
thereto a Umniy of $l5O to each company
In the staie to aid It In paying armory
rent, etc., there will probably be at tha
end of the year an unaxpendad balance of
about $7,000. Still, tt is always wise to
make trd appropriation ample, for wa
capnot foresee the demands that may b#
made upon It In aid of the civil authorl
:lee In the enforcement of the law, and
whatever amount le not nechoesry remain*
Into the treasury.
By the most rigid economy on tha ptr|
on Sixth Pag