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to erls. and together they assisted Sec
Hoeeevelt Hart, Bat Calae.
Th president' lip wm cut and blood
vn flowing from th wound. Hla clothing
much disarranged and be wm severely
shakes up. Serretsry Cortelyou hsd ..
severe wound In the back of hit bead, from
which blood waa flowing truly. The pres.
idant quickly regained bla coropoaura and
tha thres aoon after repaired to the real
dear of Cbarlea R. Stevena near tha acen
of tha accident.
Mr. Cralg'a body waa found Juat behind
tha car. Hia ahouldera and cheat were
crushed and the body frightfully mangled.
Driver Pratt waa found uneonecloue In tha
roadi Hla shoulder waa dlsleostedi his trtikle
epralned and Ms face badly cut and bruited.
H waa Immediately placed In the carrag
and taken to the House of Mercy, where he
waa attended by Drs. Flynn and Paddock,
who tonight ay that b will recover. Agent
Cralg'a body waa taken to tha residence of
Mrs. A. B. Stevens, adjoining the houaa to
which the president had repaired with Gov
ernor Craae and Secretary CoTtelyou, and
later waa (removed te undertaking rooma In
this city. ' . j
. But a few momenta after the collision Drs. !
Colt, Thomas and Woodru.8 arrived and at
tended the president and hia secretary. Half
an hour later the party appeared and re
aumed the Journey. An anxious crowd mean
while surrounded tha houae and tha presi
dent stopped long enough to assure the peo
ple that he waa not Injured In tha leaat and
to express' bla great grief at the death of
Agent Craig. ' -
Arrest Motorman end Condactor.
Chief Nicholson of the Pittsfleld police and
. Daniel Ryan, an officer of tha New York
City department, who la on hla vacation In
this elty, were driving about 100 yards
ifcead of the presideat's carriage and were
among the first to reach bla side after tha
aollislon. They Immediately placed under
irrsst tha mctorman of the car, Euclid Mad
lea, and Conductor James Kelley, and they
vera later taken to headquarters la this
Governor Crane, In relating bla expert
ena, aaya he heard tha gong of the' ap
proaching ear In ample time aad: he. -immediately
arose and warned tha motorman
to atop. He aaya tha man apparently paid
n attention to bla signal or to thoaa of tha
troopera alongside and tha car continued
until It struck tha carriage with great force.
No one on the car seemed able to explain
how tha accident happened. Even the motor
man and peiaona on tha front seat are un
able to tell why it was not avoided. They
' claim that Driver Pratt turned to croa the
traek eooner than teams ordinarily "mal
Ihe turn, but thla he waa forced to 46 be
teuae hla team of four horses required mora
room and the troopera on tha right of tha
carriage also needed space.
Motorman Madden and Conductor Kelley
remained In the station from 10 o'clock thla
morning, when they were taken under arreat,
until 6:20 thla evening, when ball was furn
ished. The charges against them at man
slaughter. Ball for the motorman of 16,000
was furnished by ex-Alderman Maurice J.
Madden, bla brother, and Patrick H. Dotea,
manager of the Pittsfleld Street Railway
company. Kelley was balled In tha sum of
12,500 by Mr. Dplan. Kelley la 16 years old,
single and has been employed on the rail
way for three years. Motorman Madden Is
13 years old and baa a wife and Ore children.
ManslaanMcr tne Cnararev' '-
Madden and Kelly will probably be ar
raigned tomorrow oa tba charge of man
slaughter. It la likely that tha case will
be continued for a week or more and In
tha meantime an Inquest will be arranged
for. The defense will present no evidence
and tb mea will be held for the grand
George and Hugh Craig of Holyoke. Miss.,
brothers of William Craig, tha victim of
tha accident, arrived 'here tonight and
ar ' lo consultation with tha authorities:
It baa been decided -to take the body-to
Chicago ' for' 'Interment, -that city' being
Cralg'a home, and the brother vill prob
ably a tart west with the body tomorrow
afternoon. ' , ' ' r
In arranging tha program for tha day
Mayor Engler had requested all business to
be suspended la the elty. during the time
the president waa there and also had made,
apeclal requests of the Pittsfleld street
railway that' It auapend business on North
street during the exercises at the park and
while the president wsa driving to that
point. He also asked the management of
both atreet railway companies in the city
to be especially careful of running all card
on al atreet through which the procession
would paea. ' , , -
Story of as KyewWitaeas. k ' ' " '
Frederick S. Clarkson, an. eye witness ,ot
tha accident, said be had gone to tha top
of Howard hill for the purpose of secur
ing a photograph of the president' car
riage. H waa near the Howard house,
ha aaya, when he aaw tha party approach
ing. Ha saw the horses aa they turned
from- the west to the east, Just aa they
reached the culvert. . Tha car ha aaw com
Ing at a fast rate of speed but a short
distance behind. He aaya he aaw that In
a moment an accident, must occur, because
the car was going at such a rate of speed
that It could not b brought to a standstill
without a collision. Jn bla opinion the car
was about 100 feet to the rear, when the
leading horse on the carriage were turned
onto the track to cross. H beard consld
arable yelling Just before the crash and he
believes Jt fame from the mounted men. He
aaw the. car "itflkethe rear wheel of the
carriage on the left side, ploughing )t along
and atrlking the front wheel on the same
id and then tha wheel horse on tha left
aide, upsetting the vehicle and throwing
the driver and officer from the box to the
ground. He aaya It was. very dusty at that
place. He aay he saw the president
thrown out and tha governor assisted to his
feet. Mr. Clark saya he aaw htm walk to
where the motorman waa standing after
leaving th car and apeak to him.
Motorola Saya He Did All He Coal
. Euclid Madden, th motorman, tn. telling
hla atory aaya that the ear had motora
of sixty, bant power. Th carle not fitted
with air brakea. He aaya that aa he passed
over tha railroad bridge about 360 feat from
th accident, he abut oft the power hnd
put on the brake, the ear than 'being on
a 'down grade. He aaya there were teama
aa both sides of the track and he waa ex
rclalag -every oar. ' In hi opinion the
car waa aot running over eight mile au
hour; ha received no warning to atop aad
did aot as th mounted men or Governor
Cran waving their handa to com te a
standstill. According to Madden a atory
there wia plenty of room for tha presi
dent' carrlaga to have passed oa the west
id of th trolley track and he would
haveplenry of ttme after th ear passed
the president carriage before th turn
waa mad te th aet side of th road. He
Day la and out there la that feeling pf
weakness that makea a burden of Itself. .
Food doe not strengthen. v
Sleep due not refresh.
It la bard to do, bard to bear, what
should be easy, vitality 1 on the sbb, and
. the wbolt system suffers.
For this condition take t. .vS,,
It vitalise tb blood, give vigor and too
to all Ue organ and function, and Is
positively ltieuuaiU4 tot all run-duwa 04
said th lead horse were turned shert
across th track. He- could not tell Just
how the car struck tha carriage, but be
aaya he reversed the power and went for
the brake Just aa quickly a possible when
hs saw th horses on th track. Ha as Id
It waa dmty and he aaw with difficulty what
wasgnlng on.' r . ,
The statement of Kelly, th conductor.
Is much th seme as that of Madden. He
said he Aaw ao warning given,
! Order to Ttaa Tsrsstl,
Mr. James W. Hull, on of Plttefleld's
meat prominent cltlrenw. -and a director of
tba road, who wss oh' the car at Ihe time
waa seen In this rjly tonight , by a repre
sentative .of th;. Associated frese, with
referenc jw'a report-ths'-theT.motoTmsi
waa nader special Instructions '-front bit
to run through to th Country Club with
out stopping. .
Mr. Hull said: "The report 'rtiat th
motorman. waa under Instructions from me
la falae. There I not th slightest reason
for such a atory; I cannot express an
opinion aa to the responsibility for the accident-
I was a passenger ea th ear, but
hardly realised what had- happened until
it waa over. Mr. -A..W-, Eaton, a director
of the Berkshire Street railway, waa alt
ting directly la front "of men and I waa
engaged In conversation with-htm.. I did
not know the 'president' ' carriage waa
ahead of us. Suddenly my attention was
attracted by, people rising up In tb front
part of tb ear, and I looked ujwin time
to See tb leadtng horse of the president's
carriage come onto the track ahead of
us. 'My Brat thought was that th car
eould be stopped in time to avoid a col
lision, but In th nlfxt second I realised
that thla was Impossible aad that an ac
cident waa Imminent. Then the-- crash
came, followed by tumult on every 'side."
Ends Neve Igaajaad Toarv
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Sept. I President
Roosevelt ended bis tour of "New England
her today after bla thrilling ' experience
at Pittsfleld, Mae. He remained about an
hour and a half and waa ' escorted to a
stand in Seaside park, where b Sad in
tended delivering an address to, workmen,
Hire be excused tttmfelf from making any
speech because of the acefdenC and' at" his
request ""bis carriage was v hurried away
from bla escort in order to allow 'him te
board th yacht Eylph, where Mr. Roose
velt and bis son Kermet embraced htm.
After bidding farewell to Dalton this
morning the president, with Governpi
Crane and Secretary Cortelyou, went across
the country to Pittsfleld, Where he received
S hearty greeting.. His remarks were eon
lined largely to a dissertation on -the spirit
whloh actuated those who entered . the
union ' army In 1881, drawing ihe lesson
that If the aame spirit waa shown now
there would be better eltisenshlp. The
president then started 'on the long drive
to Lenox and Stockbridge, whloh ended ae
disastrously a short distance out from
Pittsfleld. . . . .- ' t
Ha to Dleapwotat Crowds.
As' Soon as 'it became evident that the
president Was not seriously hurt and after
be had given directions for the disposition
of the body of the faithful Craig, the presi
dent resumed his Journey. Lenox was
reached about 11:15 a. m., and bis passage
tire ugh tha to-src, whith bad mds elabor
ate preparations for his entertainment, was
in alienee. "He tarried but a 'moment, the
swelling oa hla. .right cheek causing him
considerable discomfort, but ao aa not te
disappoint the people -he epeke a few words
to them, telling of the accident, and aaylng
he would make no address. Then he passed
cn to Stockbridge, where,' too,' the people
were ready to make hla entry a notable oc
casion. Speaking from his carriage, his
right, eye almost oloeed and- getting very
MarkY ae said .thai tbt tbsSsemef reasons
given at Lenox he would be .unable to deliver
an address. ., ,
The. departure.; of . tfce. praldht from
Stockbrldg was pathetic. ' There iwere no
cheers, no waving of flags or handkerchief a,
only .a word here' and -there to break the
death-like alienee. Brief atops were made
at. Great Barrington, Mass.,' and jNw Mil
ford, Conn.. - Oa-the way here Dr; Jjung ap
plied hot cloths to! the president's face,
which reduced ' the swelling considerably.
The president, though badly shaken up, kept
br nerve and waa in good spirits, although
he repeatedly referred to lbs loss of Craig,
and aald but for that deplored fact be would
regard th accident to himself aa simply
one of the incidents of the trip.
Jesrney la Caattaaetf.
STOCKBRIDGE. ' Maes:, 8ept. -' I. Presi
dent - Roosevelt ' arrived In Btoekbrldge
shortly ; before ,.12 r.a'erackj,-. having driven
leisurely across the. country from Leeox
The people had. turned-out "to give blm a
welcome, but the news of ths accident bad
preceded him. Hla face-was badly swollen
and be waa no doubt Buffeting; pain, but
not to disappoint the crowd, many of whom
had driven sonle distance to eee him, he
etopped Just leng enough to say - a few
word. He epoke as follow! -
I Dree urn yon have beard that our cart
met with an accident In which one man was
killed. Therefore, I shall not address you
beyond thankinsr you for vour klnd recep
tion and request that you make, no applause
or uemunairauuQ o( any Kipa..v; .
Th president went Immediately to hie
train, which left as. soon aa he jrot aboard.
The preatdent waa calm and pollected
and deplored the death of Craig.
"He waa the most faithful man I ever
knew," aald he. "My children fairly wor
shiped him.!': ;
-When Craig 'aaw the Impending Aahger
and that -a collUlon could aot be averted be
waa heard te ear: "Oh. my Qod." and then
he was burled through the sir and fell un
der the wheels, his bead and body being
mutilated almost beyond recognition. On
th right of blm; was ths driver, Pratt, who
was thrown a distance of twenty-flve feet
The president asked the motorman; "Why
were you running 'our car, like that?"
which brought only the response: "Be
cause I bad the right-of-way."
all la the carriage would surely be- killed.
Governor Crane suggested that the bea
thing.- for hi at to, do. would, , to 6, bis
irain ai one. Anotner carriage was pro
cured and, In company with .Oovernor
Cran, Secretary Cortelyou and Represent
tlv Lawrence, the tart - waa mad for
Lenox. By the lme the president reached
there the people ef the town were In
atate of consternation. : The awelltng on the
president's face waa getting greater all the
while, but he kept hia appointment at the
Asptnwall hotel, where be referred t th
accident, assating th people. -that be waa
not badly hurt and requesting them not te
GREAT BARRlNGTOal. Mass gept. I
The reception tq President Roosevelt .was
silent. In conformity to- the wishes of the
After a few moments the president ap
peered oa the rear, platform of the car aad
spoke a few. words to the.., people. He
thanked them, for (hlr ivtdencts of later
est and aald AbMi on ..account of the accl
dent he would not make an addreaa. The
president plainly showed m his manner
the seriousness of th experience through
which he bed passed.
KSTeot la Wall Street.
NEW YORK. Sept.' S.Nw of th accl
dent to Fresldeat Roeaevelt aad hla party
waa received ia-Wall alrt shortly before
11 o'clock. Th drat, report were more or
Its conflicting and general decline In the
stock list followed, eftbough at no time wa
the market panicky. ' The dowaward tend
ency was checked as soon ae It became
known that the presldent'a Injuries were
pot serious en a rally followed.
CHICAOO, Sept. S. William Craig, secret
service sgent who met bis death la the
THE OMAHA DAILY BEEi lltUHSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1002.
collision between the trolley car and Presi
dent Roosevelt's coach near Lenox Mass.,
today, wa a Chicago man. He waa at one
time connected with Armour Institute es aa
Instructor In physical culture. As a broad
rwordsmsn be bad' a national reputation.
Hla first work a n agent of the govern
ment secret service waa done la this city
under Captain . Porter. K wa appointed
September 22, 1900; waa later transferred
to Birmingham, Ala., then to Pitteburg, and
because of hie excellent service, was finally
sent to secret service headquarters at
Washington. He leavea a widowed mother
and one alster, who now reside ai 4334 Calu
met avenue, la thla city.
When the president was traveling Craig
always wss In bis Immedlste vicinity In
moving "through' different towns fair "eft leg.
He generally obtained a place on the presi
dent' vehicle, sluing with the driver, ss he
did today when the accident occurred. Craig
waa 43 years of age and was a noted athlete.
He came to this country twenty-flve years
ago from Scotland, where he wee born. He
talked with a Scotch-Irish accent. He wa
giant, weighing 211 pounds.
roasteraattOB la Washlagtoa,
WASHINGTON. Sept. 3. The new of the
accident to the president's party- was re
ceived here with consternation, and ia all
circles there waa a elamor for -details. It
was bard to reassure many of the officlala,
who feared that even if. not seriously in
jured, according to the first reports, the
president or Mr. Cortelyou might have sus
tained Internal injuries. Mr. Cortelyou late
In the evening announced the safety of the
party, excepting poor Craig, Which an
nouncement went far to relieve th appro
bensloo. ' :
ROOSEVELT DOESN'T MIND IT
He Is at War, at Oyster Bar and will
' Go loath oa Rchedaled
Time. . I ,
OYSTER BAT, Bept I. President Roose
velt returaed at S:0 tonight but little
werae for hie thrilling . experience this
morning! Hie light oheek la swollen, there
av.blaok bruise nader.hla right eye and
bis.- mouth Is slightly swollen.n Otherwise
he shows no -effects of the accident. He
will g south the latter part, of the week,
according to , the original acbedule, and
will be accompanied by Secretary Cortel
you, whoj while considerably ahakea np,
expecta that hla Injurlea will not Inca
pacitate him from duty. Mr.- Oortelyou'a
noee I badly bruised, there ie.a, lump oa
the back of hla bead and bruises behind hi
left ear and on his body. : ' i'n '
The president sayS be may have- biivBrst
public appearance with a black eye and a
awollea face, but the accident baa not in
terrupted his work for tea minutes and it
will not Interrupt his southern trip. The
president Is pledged to attend the annual
conference of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Firemen at Chattanooga. Tena., Mon
day and he v.. uld not on any account- dis
appoint the brotherhood. It I a-well known
tact that the president holds railroad men
very high regard and he anticipates
great pleasure la Bleating the brotherhood-
UOremen next week. The president was
busily engsged tonight In signing commis
sions and disposing of work that had ac
cumulated during bla absence. .-
Mr. Roosevelt was sincerely attached to
Craig, the secret service mad - who ' lost
is life today,-because of Cra!g' person
ality and -because of the' attachment' the
children felt for him, and he la' sincerely
grieved at Cralg'a death.'. Apart from-that
event the' president Is aot affected by hie
xperience. The president feels ' that the
conduct -of the motorman of the car- tbdt
wrecked the carriage waa crimiaal, -unless
the trolley had gotten beyond his entrol,
and1- feb' president : tan bardly-belfev -this
was the case, because -aa' aori as th car
atruck the carriage It stopped.
Tad preetdetat did set allow the accident
to Interfere with' the carrying' out of th
pre-arranged program, except that he made
ne speeches. Mrs. .Roosevelt bad arranged
in advance to meet the president in Bridge
port and. this she did. going there la the
yacht Sylph, accompanied by two of the
children and Assistant ' Secretary Loeb,
When Mra.- Roosevelt learned of the acci
dent aba telegraphed Mra. Cortelyou, wh
waa at Hempstead,, to come to Sagamore'
Hill and meet Mr. Cortelyou. This see did
and Mr. and Mrs. Cortelyou lined wth the
president and Mrs. Roosevelt, leaving en
late train lor their aummer some at
Grand Duke Boris will be the president's
guest a few hours tomorrow. . , . ,
FOREIGN PRESS IS PLEASED
Considers Roosevelt a, Leader
Caua III Be Spared at
LONDON, Sept. ' I. The eecap of Presl
dent Roosevelt haa universally called but
in the London dallies congratulatory and
euloe-istie editorials and unanimous ex
pressions of England's thankfulneas 'that
the president was spared to bis country.
The Dally Telegram says: "President
Roosevelt has taken In bla time fiaany risks,
but be never cheated death by a' narrower
margin. A singularly dramatic moment
auch aa this occurrence, will confirm among
the mass of ths American people the feel
pig that Roosevelt Is, la ths best sense of
a- once suspected word, tbeir -'man or des
tiny.'" ' ' ;
This occsslon le seised aa aa opportunity
for the publication of general .reviews of
the presldent'a personality and the critical
political period facing the United Statea.
The Dally Telegram, the Standard and the
Dally Chronicle all rank Prealdent Roose
velt with Emperor William as the world's
two most Interesting aud ptctureaque fig
The Dally Chronoile aaya: "In range
President Roaevelt le at leaat Emperor
William's equal end la solidity and depth
be probably excels the German"empror.
Hla life is ops that th world no less tBan
America could ill sfford to lose, ' Perhaps
at no time, except during th civil war,
haa the United States been in greater need
of a statesman of the character of Presi
dent. Roosevelt than It Is today."
. Enperer Wllllaaa' Taaasat.
' POBCN, Prussian Poland, Sept. lExtra
dlttona of the newspaper giving accounts
of th accident of President Roosevelt and
bla party spread the aewa throughout this
city at 10 o'clock tonight. The corre
spondent of the Associated Press has .beea
informed that Emperor William expressed
great regret upon bearing of tb occur
rence, but said h waa glad to know that
President Rooeevelt had been only slightly
Injured. ' --.. :
Maw York Caracalers Walk Oat.
NEW YORK, Bept. I. Seventj-fiv bun
dred ou) of 1X009. carpenters conaected with
tha- New York district eouncll efiUe-Calbed
Brotherhood of Carpentera and -Jolnera
have atruck for aa advanoe la wagea of
from l to 14.50 a day. Thirty-Ore hundred
of the strikers won .their demands ' almost
Immediately. The Master Carpenters' as
sociation hae decided. to refuas all demands.
Canveatfoa af RcatlaaxteV Asears.
NEW YORK. Sept.-t, (Special Telegram.)
A party of keventy-flv man gets" 'of the
Remlngtoa,Xrpwrltr company, reprtseat
log all countries of ths world, left ths Qrand
Central station tonight on a special trala
for the Mount Washington, hotel. .White
mountains, where they will bold a three
days' convention, celebrating tb twentieth
anniversary of tb company. ,
PEDDLE TOM JOHNSON'S FACE
Boosters' ef ' Olio OenTtntion DiitriVoU
Presidential Xnotogrsjil).,' . .
PREACHER HEAbs' f til ' ' STATE" TICKET
' -:-l v 'j -.
Ber. Blsjelove, a Caadlda't fW Beere
. tary af Stale, I Tear with Pre- -Identlal.
Dr aad NlgM.
For Secretary of Btnte
. . . . H ERHBBT-H.,RUiHLO Wv Clnclnnsti
For Supreme Judge. .,. ... ;
MICHAEL DONNKI.I.T, Napoleon
For Food and Dairy Commleeloner
PHILLIP H. BHUCK. Columbue
For Member of State Board of Public
Worke...;J08EFH J. PATER. Hamilton
CEDAR POINT, O., Sept. I. The demo
cratic state convention here today waa prin
cipally the Occasion of booming Its presiding
officer, Mayor Torn L. Johnson, for the pres
idency and' ln'troductlng Into Ohio politics
Rev.' Herbert S. Bigelow, pastor of the Vine
Street Congregational church at Cincinnati.
The former haa been conspicuously before
the public as -congressman and delegate to
national and other conventions for years, but
the letter was not so well known unt)I he
waa todsy made the standard-bearer of bis
party. . .
The convention was In session less than
three hours and bad only ons ballot, most
of the time being devoted te-speeches and
that of Rev. Blgefow was conceded to.be
the feature of the occasion. . It waa a John
son convention throughout. The platform
was adopted as It came from him through
the committee.. The, state central and ex
ecutive committees were - both organised
as be suggested and the state ticket, vflth
single exceptlqai-was .nominated by ac
clamation as - slated by , the Johnson men.
The chairman waa made the hero of the
day in every -possible-form of demonstra
tion Mea passed through the audience
With; valise,, JuH of . buttons,- ,beerlag the
picture-of -the chairman of he convention
aad tba. Inscription 'Torn Jehnson la 139."
There were bushels of those prospective
souvenirs given -,a way. ... .
PrWTlde'e M Hla ffelahhor.
The only cohtest for. a aomlnstlon In the
convention was for food commlsslotter. Ex
Mayor Bruck of "Columbus was nominated
over Senator Kreuse .pf Cleveland, . the
. v"tw'1 aa roi a was ass a i n;uu yt eraeufcfBiVUt
"fhs latter had' oeea .told that he' was going
too tar fn urging the noralnstlqn of per
sonal friend for a minor! state ofBce, but
once committed to KxSuse be stuck to blm
to the last. During ths ballot the Brack
mea objected to rotes, cast for Krauae by
proxies after tha dfelegatee of certain coun
ties bad left for aome and Johnson rnled
against his friend Kreuse. Insisting that no
votes could oe ' cast' except by delegates
present id'pefsoa. Brack1 got the support
of all the Germane- and ex-aoldlere who
wera la tfoe -toereatlbn, and through an ex
cellent-: organisation. broke the ' Johnson
elate, thua causing tbe- only scene of old
time contest that there was en the pro
ceedings ',-. .. .
-7C? 'chuSOS,' rtu iklm vi a tent, opeue
the campaign at Loralae next Saturday and
the convention roted to have delegates pres
ent from as man, counties as possible.
Chairman) Frey stated that. the state comJ
mlttee had already arranged to have Btge-
low apeak In fvary county and that John
son and BlgetoWcweuld now" fill engagements
every day asdaght until after the Novem
ber election : J!-j .'' ' ; I
NAME LAfilS' FOR GOVERNOR j
Oatltwials DeMra)taBla'h af iaoi
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SACRAMENTO-,' Cel.v Sept 1. Franklin
K. Lane, cityiattemef 6f aa Fraaelaoo,
waa today ootntnated for governor by the
democratic a tit- convention on th first
ballot. The vote stood: Lane, 445; J. V.
Coleman, 5; Tbomas O. Toland. 4T. John
KLaw of MerceC wa nominated. for ,Cfale(
Justice by acclamatloB. ,-A synopsis ef the
platform feHows: -, -iv- - ::r;.' ."
The convention today adopted a plat
form denouncing the protective tariff , and
the trusts as -inimical to the best interests
of the people; 1 favoring the complete ex
clusion from all -American- . territory of
Chinese; demanding the enactment of laws,
state od federal, prohibiting tha Issuance
of. Injunetione In, labor disputes,-' -infringing
upon - the 'rights .of "fre speech," free as
eemblages and: freedom. -to orcanUe. : The
platform endorses the construction of the
lsthmlaa canal 'and favors legislation look
ing to its early Completion; favors aa eight
hour day for all government empldyes and
the, construct lop of government vessels in
government navy yards. - .. , t - -1
Other nominees are: Associate justices,
B.'C. Farlswdrtb. Jr.; 'of Tulare. N. K.'Bow
deum or Bants ClarAf secretary" of state.
Alexander Koaabroagh,' Alasasda; comptrol
ler, F. W. Hartley, 8a a Francisco; attorney
general, W. A. Oett, Sacrameate; treas
urer, 8. H. Brooks, Contra Costa.
Th convention, expreeaee- Its regrets at
the death of President McKlnley la ths
following paragraph! - "In cotrimon with all
cltlsena pf thla nation, we deeply deplore
the death of the )at President William
McKlnley and we tender our heartfelt mym
pathy and cenlncw to hi; belayed and
(leroted wife.", : .. s , .,... .
WISCONSIN PLUCKS THE ROSE
Democrat Will Trala . . Mayoralty
. Sprlar fewas' Honasvllla for
Oovtrsefl Chair. ;
, '. j ' '' t '
MILWAUKEE, Sept . Mayor 'David S.
Rob of Milwaukee was nominated for gov
ernor of Wisconsin by ths democrstte state
convention, late Ipntght on the Brat, ballot.
John W. Wattswa of Kewaunee was the
unanimous, choirs for lieutenant governor
The remainder of the ticket will be named
tomorrow. - . .. v
The keynote of the convention 'whs
sounded by the. . permanent . Chairman,
Thomas M. Kearney of Racine, who ar
raigned the atate admlnlatratloo and ddliv
ered a tirade against the proposed primary
A Way ea Preveat Car SUkae.s.
A. gentleman describes how he prevents
car sickness. He says, "About one year
ago I took a trip to California for my
health. I bad always auflered greatly
wba traveling and have been unable to eat
ordinary food. A friend who knew this
advised me to take erepe-Jluta.wltb m
and I -purchased a aamser t -peckagee.
: IDurjng ths entire Journey of Ave days
i ate nothing but Ore pe-Nuts prspared with
I milk and augar aad I gained strength
steadily aad Buffered Be Illness whatever,
beside at the ead of the journey I found
to any delight that I bad gained flva pounds
jn weight. . . .
"I consider Grape-Nuts tbs best food In
the world, it keeps perfectly. Is aot bulky
aad is esslly digested. Is streogth-glvlag
sad tar preferable la every way to ordinary
foe," . Name giveft oy -ine roerqw. i;o.
uauia trees. Mien. -. -
There 1 ons sure way t prove whether
br aot Grape-Nut does rebuild . and
Strsagtbsa tbs brain. Try It ten deye or
twe weeks. Thousands know It does, from
actual sxperience but everyone eaoul make
the trial himself.
election measure. The convention waa con
spicuous for the large number of gbld dera
ecraia la attendance, 'Indicating the patch
ing up of all past differences.
At the conclusion of Permanent Chairman
Kearney's speech. 'at the-afteraooa session,
a cry went up .tea. a speeeb .from Senator
Vllss. Mr. Vilas responded snd spoke of
democracy ss the party of tha people apd
the only party which could right tha msny
wrongs Inflicted upon humaoHy. He de
nounced trusts, criticised the national ad
ministration and counselled the democracy
of Wisconsin to set an example which could
be followed by the nation at large. The con
vention then, at 6:20, took a recess until
At, the opening of .the evening session
Chairman Kearney recognised Mayor Burt
Wltltamh 'of ' Ashland, "who presented the
following resolution, which wss adopted
Resolved, Thet the democratic party In
convention assembled expresses Its regret
and sorrow over the untimely death of
President McKlnley and an abhorrence of
the doctrine of anarchy, of which his death
was the result. ,
Further resolved that we received with
deep gratitude news of the escape of our
nation's president, Theodore Rooeevelt.
from severe Injury in the accident of this
The report of the committee oa platform
was then received snd waa adopted with
but one or two dissenting votes. The
platform Is devoted almost 'wholly to state
laaues. It Is declared that "the republican
party of history has been driven from the
political Held in Wisconsin, by sn or
ganization entrenched In political power,
which has debauched 'snd will continue to
debaxlch the "Jwblljj service for the accdm
pUshitietil' of political ' and personal efi'ds.'
The tax 'laws 'proposed (by Governor La
Follette, the republican nominee, and? bis
nlan ' to' abolish nominating conventlona
and' substitute primary elections are par
ticularly cbndemned. ..'" '. '
.Of national Issue the platform dIScusse
only the trust question, saying:
Appreciating , the .burning and pressing
necessity for relief from the extortions
to which the people are subjected we con
demn tve republican party; for. the enact-
? ient and maintenance of a tariff law wbU-h
oeters - trusts and enables certain com bl.
nations'" and icorpoTatlons'o "charge Amer
ican consumer exorbitant- ,trloe for trie
products of their, factories while selling
the same class of goods to European con
sumers at greatly reduced prices. We point
to the business methods of the steel trust
as a' striking - example of the Infamous
-working of certain schedules of the Ding
ley tar lit law. It In a notorious fact that
this trust 1" selling the products of Its
factories to European consumers 'at prices
ranging from 25 to 40 per cent less than
it. charge.. American ..consumers for the
same clasp of goods. Any law which thus
permits' American manufacturers to Tlrob
Amesloanv oonsuraers either directly or Jn
directly) Is wrong iu morals, un-American,
undemocratic and subversive of good gov
ernment, and ao far aa it so operates we
demand Its Immediate and unconditional re
peal., t ' .. -. 4, .....
FOR VERMONT LEGISLATURE
Glectloa ,af Governor Is Left Over,
.- with ncCalloaskra Prob- -5
'' -aWa Winter. mi;-.-;
.' WHITE RIVER JUNCTION. Vt, Sept .
With practically full returns from -ths
election of yesterdsy, one town out of the
248 towns and cities having failed to report
ia vote, toe reauit ot tne auoernaturisl
vote la figured tonight " follows: General
John. McCuliough (rep.), 31.S10: Fell W.
McQettrick Idem.). 7.240; Tercival W. Clem-
cnt 4hlh license), 28.067; Joel O. 3herturne
(prohibition), 2,M8. ;
Since a majority ever all Is nfceesary to
elect, there "has been no choice of gov
ernor and ' lieutenant governor . and
the eleo'tlop will be thrown Into
the general' assembly, which meeta In Oc
tober nertt, and In this body the friends- of
McCullouh. clfim he will bsve a majority
or sixteen over al the other candidates, j
Wits! 'eomptete returns - from I4 cUi.ee
an,d,owsa.,ol,HUe stst ,tM,psuU of, xes-l
terday's. gubernatorial -vote is figured' as
follows:- Oeneral John MeCullough (rep.).
S1.77I; Felix McQettrick, (dem,). T,280i fer-
rlval W. Clemens .(high license), Zs.117;
Joel R, Sherbun (pro.), 2.525. .;
SUICIDE'S, BESCUER OROVVWS
Llfclaoat ,,,froav .Stsasaer, , Christopher
. Oolaabas Cspalstsss Oa at
-. -'- the Crew Blahs. t. -
CHICAGO, Sept.' An bnlden'tifled man
Jumped from tb deck' of th ateamer
Christopher .Columbus ' shortly 'after leav
ing Milwaukee this afternoon. 'In an at
tempt to rescue blm one of the steamer's
lifeboats was" swsmped. throwing six men
InYo IhV waJei1 arid drowning John White,
one of theih. ' Tht flrsf 'nlkte of the afea'mer'
was Tsacued half an nonr jater in aa uncon
acloua condition, after floating a mill from
the steamer on a life preserver.' The other
men were rescued without much difficulty.
Tbs'sulclds was a young- man- Nobody on
board knew bis name.
' nFATH RECORD. '
Charles "TV- niakoa,' Table Bssk. '.-
. TABLE ROCkT. Neb."," Sept. I. (Special.)
Charleg V.. Dlmop, who ba ' resided la
table- Rock. and,, vicinity fpr forty-five
year, died at aa early pour yesterday morn
ing t ..the age of 7 years. He cams nere
from, Susquehanna county, Pepnaylvania, la
1857. He leaves an aged, wife and an
adopted daughter. Laat April ths couple
celebrated their golden wedding at pls
place. Funrral aervlcee will be beld'.tb-
daj s' lb MethodUt,'; Epretopal church," to
a. - .' a ' L .. t - 4 ' "'
I . . asaasaaaasa) . B .
" Old Bel tier af YorV.
YORK, Neb., Sept I. (Special.) Wil
liam Owen, a highly respected end aged
cltlsen of York, died Monday morning at T
o'clock, the deceased having suffered from
paralysis for a number of years, sad his
death wss not unexpected. 4le was bora
la Orange county. New. (York la 1837.- re
moving to- York, eounty In 1882, residing
bar alnoe .tbai, tlrav He leaves a . Wife
and three sojMtf ene. eMhe latter being T-
P. Owen of -thla elty.
Miss Pearl Alllsoa.
YORK, Neb..--Sept; I. (Special.) Miss
Pearl Allison died Monday afternoon at
1:80 o'clock of typhoid fever. She bad
been alck for' over three week and ber
suffering was tntenae. Had sbs lived
until October 20 she weald have- beea II
year of age. Tha funeral aervlcea will be
held this afternoon at the Baptist church
at t o'clock. 1
Mrs. Jaha I.ebstte, Crela-htaa
' CRBIGHTON, Neb., Sept 8. (Special.)
Mrs. Joha Lebade, a long-time resident
of this place, died here at 8:25 p. m. yes
terdsy of Inflsmmstlba of the bowels. De
ceased waa married to Joha Lebade' Feb
'J '-Mm Kiwle.iea.' Aathar'"'
NEW YORK. Bept. 8. Edward Egglastoa
ths author, died at Jones Lock, Lake
Oeorge, 'today. .
Death Ust Mat Sa 1-aagr.
FI. PAR(V Tex.. SeDt. 8. The lateat In
formation of the wreck on ths Mexican
Central railroad, near littTtneJUlo, is to the
effect that thr Mexlran paaaenrers and
tnslneer KrtKnlg were killed. The first
report stated, tttat many passengers had
tur-jv Jdlied and luug ill I
train 'ran Into a Waahout and
( - 1 . -. -. i r
si injurea. ,, t ne
CHIM.ICOTHE. O.. Sept 1-Lynn Par-
ket. 'white, ana James wrigni, roioren,
war suffocated in an unuacil well near
ber today while vainly trying to save
vouns mun named Aler. Ater was suffo-
aated whU working ia the well and called
forbu . ; .
ENEMY BOMBARDS TllE COAST
Attack Sa Most Effective
BeginBiag of kanenvera,
LANDING-- FORCE. i EASILY REPULSED
aval Teasels Ilaaaled la Manlneat
.' Manner' aad ftoth Army aad
. . Xayy Are rialaalac the
"'. " ' " ' '
.. FORT TRUMBULL, NSW LONDON.
Coan.l - Septa .. Karlr thle moratng the
naval enemy made- its third - attack - on
forte of the New London district It I
said to, have been the most effective . es
well as the, most spectacular move that
has taken place alnce the maneuvers be
gan. Tho firing began at 4:60 and con
tinued almost incessantly for two hours,
being directed at Fort Wright, Flsher'a
Islsod. Ths attacking squadron waa com
posed : of the- battleships Kesrsarge, Ala
bama, Massschusstts and Indiana.
'( Tha' sun waa well up when the four
ships were seen coming from the direction
of Gardiner's .bay, where they were at
anchor laat night Just ae non aa the
first ship was .within firing distance It
was fired' upon from Fort Mlcble, but no
attention waa paid to this warning, tor
the ships csme right along, heading la the
direction'' of 'Fort Wright. It seemingly
being the purpose to capture that' strongly
tortlfled ; place, " believed to "be ' capable
wltn the aid of Forts ' Mlchls and Terry
of roping with the strongest fleet afloat.
The ships kept pretty well out la pass
ing Race Rvek ' light, but made no at
tempt to-enter Into aa engagement with
either Mlcble or Terry, very few guns
being f red . from these fort during- the
two. hours of fighting. It was a determined
attack' ea Fort Wright and the firing- ot
time "and snorters at the fort . waa kept
up' tnessMntly-AS the four ships formed
In-line of bartle wnd sailed alowly by the
fbrt.r wackMiging shot for shot, as far as
pes alble.'';' : -v-,-
'' Ship" Beklwa Bonkariment.
Before attacking the fort the ships made
a etour and, then swung well In toward
Fisher's 'Island,, and commenced the bom
bardment after two ships bad taken posi
tion at the front and rear of Fort Wright
'..CpIoneTDf vi. commanding the district,
was at the signal station. The firing was
kept up for about half an hour, when
the ships sailed well out toward the race
again, tho defendera believing the ahips
were to retreat.' In the direction whence
they came, .,, . .
,. Suddenly', the ' ships turned snd sgaln
made a. 'vigorous attack ea Fort Wright,
this tlrpe attempting to make a landing.
One pf.tfce. big ships drew in pretty ctose
tot the.'forts. pad with rapld-flre covered
the , landing party,' but In . opposition to
this movement the Catling guns at the
fort were brought into requisition' and the
.landing party was evidently repelled,, or
rather that particular phase of this at
tack was not considered successful. After
the conclusion of this Second attack. After
shlos steamed out into the race and back
jn the direction of Block island.
Both pn. the passage to snd from Fort
Wright", the shjps made attacks on Fort
)jansfl.'Jd at Napatfee point and It' Is mi its
likely' that Mansfield will be considered, ss
baring been Reduced by tbe enemy,, and
perhaps ithe enemy will claimvFort Vvrlght,
ior .ne snips ceriainijr aia put. up me
fiercest kind. ot. a tight
rise s Very Effective.
Ths ships were ' hahdled skillfully and
their fire Was very " effective. ' Still army
Otters -claim that'Vorr Wrlebt" wa com-i
petent -to ope evjth tour battleships, ersa.
without msslstanes from Forts Hlcbie' Ad
Terry The latter forte did not take'-a
eery active part--4a the- maneuvers this
moralag, -perhaps not over twenty ekots
being tired from both thee -forts at - the
btttjeehlps -engaging with fort Wright. -
The result af this morning's conflict Will
cot be known until after the umpire's re
port and perhaps It will be the occasion of
much dlsc-uesioii on' the part of the board of
arbltratioa. 4t-- waa a ntoel ' magnificent
attack, and able defenae, front the strate
gists' staadpesat- .
After- a- hot battle, lasting several hours,
th Invading: vessels left the bay to rejoin
the squadron.' The -result Is la doubt and
wlH be until the 'Official reports are made.
Qoloael Dry, claims the victory for the
array?. Hs asserts that the hostile fleet
was disabled, driven oft and defeated. '
, Fleef ef Bhtps Blchted.
CUTTINHUNK (VI Paaqu 'Island),
Ijf ass.',' Sept. 3,7-A, fleet of sight war ahlpa
was signtsa tnu morning moving irom tn
westward toward , New Bedford. Among
them were. Olympla, Olouceeter, Brooklyn,
a cruiser apt Identified, Mayflower and the
tugs Ley oen anq wipe, tdo neet wss west
of Cuttlhunk at t o'clock and Puritan had
joined the other reesele.
The fleet' worked'- Itself up toward Bus
sards- bay and when oS the east era ap
proach, of New Bedford opened tire. This
was about 8; 15 o'clock. The guns from
the fortlfloettpas responded promptly.
Repasts ( Victory Oyer Ships,
FORT TRUMBULL. , NEW LONDON,
Conn., Sept. I. The first dispatch following
thla -moping's engagement off Fort Wrlht
wa received. by Major .General MacArthar
fbortly after p o'clock as follows:.
' PROSPECT HILL, FORT TRUMBTJLL,
Sept I, :li) d. m. Commander Fort II. O.
Wright reports' first ship, Kesrsarge, put
out of- action at 8:20. Ths aecond ship, Mas
sachusetts, put out of action at &.J0; the
third ship, Alabama, put out of action
at 6:85 a. m. All the ehlps were afterward
repeatedly fired trpon by all the guna at
abort range, l.ttiO and 4,000 yards, and oould
have' been declared out of action several
times.- Indiana eim put out of action at
I .SO by Are from Fori Mlchle. -,
.. .. . DAVIS, .Commanding Dlstrtat.
The. excellent signal service of the .army
was again well aemonairaiea tnia morn
Ing as headquarters bad at all times knowl
edge of ths whereabouts -of .the enemy.
News -from Block Island tonight gives
Information, -that She detachment of signal
men In charge ot .-Lieutenant Snell, Con
necticut National guard, were again In pos
session of the station, tbs captors having
evidently returned tn their ahlDS.
' All Was reported' quiet lets tonight It
Nw Uim of 'LIT for an fwa
,Do ."v !- fOBtlTlelBt. '' '
t roetmuter It. IX RaAdall, Dualap, Ut
gays: I suffered from lndlrestion as4 ra
suitingsvtls for years. Finally I tried
Kodol. I sooa knew I bad found what
I bad Ion looked for. 1 am better today
tba a ia years. Kodol gave ma a new
lease ot Ufa. Anyone eao. have my af
fidavit to the truth, of this slate moot."
Kodol digest your food. .This enables tha
system to assimilate suppiles, strengthen.
inf every organ and restoring health.
Kodol BoJtoo You Strongs
Prepared oat y by I. C. DsWmr 4 Co.. Chlcasa,
S'frSt.boUierr'a teles tij times the Hue. .
Cures quick). That's wbaslt'i mad lor.
ike ahlrs were concentrstlnf
st Newport, and sh sttsck woald be made
there before dsyl.is.ht or pernspe i
would be deferred to give me jicm -
heeded rest. . . . ,.
- Ha 1-a.eJlate 'Allaek.
kiw tnNTJOV. Conn.. Seot 4. General
MacArthur left headquarters at Fort Trum- '
ball at 11tf thm' morning feeling' sstlsfied
thst no attack would bs msde on me ion.
in ihia riiairioi aithnush it Is barely pp-
slble thst a feint will be made In the vicinity
of Fort Terry early In the morning, in
movement of three yeeel wouia maicaie
this, the obiect beinei-to draw attention
from the feared attack on Newport. From
noon to midnight nothing Of importance
reKi) - at headauarterr, save the
hourly report of the location of the whole
or a part of the enemy. " '.
BROOKLYN : GETS A BRUISING
Cochlaa'a Flaashlp Strikes a Reek la
Bassard's Bay aad la ;
NEWPORT, R. I., Sept. 1. Word was rs
eelved here, tonight that Brooklyn, flag
ship of Rear Admiral Cogblan, on, leaving
New Bedford thla afternoon ran, onto a
rock not far from Dumpling lighthouse, it
came off after, awhile, but is .thought
It Is Injured. Olyapla, Puritan and May
flower, were sent on. to Block Island, the
naval base, while Peoria and the tug Ley
don remained with Brooklyn. ' - ,
There wilt be a long consulates qf cap
tains to deride what shall , be- dose with
Brooklyn, and tomorrow diver, will be sent
down to examine u the vessel's bottom.
Should the Injuries appear aa. aerlona .aa
now believed . the cruiser will be obliged
to go to New York, for repairs. , It Is well
known thst Bustard's Bay. Is a dangerous
piece of . water, , and It Is - seldom thst
vessels as large as Brooklyn go up with
out a- local pilotr The aocldent was there
fore not unexpected by mariners tamlllsr
With ths waters. . It is claimed by .-those
oa board Brooklyn that tke-rock oa which
tho cruiser ten. was. not Indlpated-ln the
eharts,: -. v.-.-- -i '. iv , .
NEW YORK. dept. I.-A. dispatch to, the
Staata Zsltung from Its -correspondent. ea
board Brooklyn says: , Attar, attacking Fort
Rodman thla moralng Brooklyn struck; a
rock la six fathoms ef water., Two of Us
plate and armmes wers benb la. and -the
seams between , two -compartments -were
opened slightly, but the cruiser mads, little
water. One smsli. pump .waaaufflcleat-to
control It '.-At no jlme was .'there danger
and tba .damag was .not .considered seri
ous. ' ' r-i .--,' -. v .-v -i.
It will probsbly go te- New York to be
thoroughly examined. i '
"The desclpline oa board was magnifloent
when It atruck. All compartment and
hatch - doors ' Were Immediately closed, and
everybody wee cool. The ' offloers.' la the
wardroom mess ,were about going Into
lunch when . suddenly the ship seemed to
jump and .. listed to starboard and settled.
It came off very soon. Four of the of
ficer were on the bridge with the admiral
himself. They bad taken bearings, know
ing that the,. cruiser wae In rocky watere
and. were congratulating each other that
they bad passed, .aeeoraiog to tn chart,
all danger of bitting a rock, when, th
crash came. The other ships were sig
nalled to keep away from the dangerbua
spot and steps .were, taken, to make th
apot when the bidden rock Is located. Aa
Investigation into . the , accident . has be-
- " ' '; ' :" "'
LADY MANAGERS ARE JO MEET
St. Lowts World's Fair Beati to Caa.
:, iraV 'had ' En?et Pentasatst ' Or-
"' a-anlaatlo'n on BepeiaBr JHt."' "'
.it Ii-t3Q jod r.i -r . tt. -fUt-f-
ST. LOUIS, Sept, JU-rA 'U fr.a meet
ing of th board pf lady managera ot - the
world'e fair; .to be held In ' St. Louis, on
September OT, to organise, ban been mads
by; Sscretdry Joseph Flory of the national
committee."' ".'' ' ''"-"
' Conelderatlon of the'rrulee to govern the
actions of ths board Is new occupying the
attention of a special exposition committee,
composed of Directors t- C.-' W. ' Knapp,
Nathan Frank and A. .L. Shaplelgh.
: It Is the intention of .the' committee to
refer tbe rulea to the executive committee
in . time for transmission to the national
commission " tor Its ' adoption before , the
meeting of tha board of lady managers.
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