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OMAHA, KH1UAV MOKNINU, AUGUST Hi, 19.11) TKX rAM-SS.
SINGLE COri' TWO CENTS.
f CliTo DAllLMAS
DEATH LIST NOW
"Doing Very Well, Thank You"
HELP HONEST MEN
Former President is Against Graft of
Every Form and Pledges Aid
. in Fight.
Official Retains from Ninety Counties ; Former President Expresses Desire to , Eighty-Six Rangers Classified as
in Hands of Stat; Canvassr
See Omaha Entertainers on
Known Dead Number May Be
DOUGLAS AND THURSTON OUT
Mayor DahlinanY ' Rtduced to
One Hund. -t- e.
VICTOR ASSERTS YU FIDENCE
Insists Recount is Sa ry as
, Far as Made.
ADDISON WAIT DEFEATS RYDER
Otoe County Man WIiim Hepahlirnn
domination for Secretary nf
Mate by Ovfr lci
L j' in niiun Thursday the state canvasaing
I ml J I. ltd received official returns from
uli the ninety-two counties except Douglas
arid Thurston. Then. Rave Dahlman 20. US!
votes and bhallenberger H.9W. Adding to
these th unofficial vote of the two missing
counties give Dahlman a majority of little
more than a bundled. The figures follow:
Ninety counties, official 20,2 24.
Douglas 7.1W) l,t7
Thurston 10J m
Totaln 27,376 7.2
Dahlman's plurality 109
Following are aome totals on official re
turns from ninety counties, Douglas and
Dahlman ; 30,02
Railway Commissioner (dem.)
Veil Harden .3tiS
Coir -as. First District. Complete (rep.)
Will ilkyward 6,474
Ueorse Tobey 2,573
Congress, Fourth Dist., Complete idem.)
B. F, flood 2.813
V. S. Balky 1,813
H. U Mains 1.04
Malt Miller 1.H47
S. Gilbert 1.300
B. y. Mood (pop.) X
F. . Hatley (pop.) HO
H. I.. Mains (pop) 41
Matt Miller (pop.) 48
t S. Gilbert loop.) 102
Charles Sloan uep.) 6.124)
Congress. Fifth District, Complete
George Norris (rep.) 6.230
i lairuce narmuii mjqhi. j ..... ...........
R. D. Sutherland (dem.) 4.6o8
Clarence Harmon (pop.)... 199
11. D. Sutherland (pop.) 778
J. D. Stoddard (pro.) 63
Congress. Sixth District, Complete
3. It. Denn idem.) 2.234
W. J. Taylort dem.) 3,229
I. R. Dean (pop.) 323
W. J. Taylor (pop) 449
Late returns from the convaaa In Lan
, caster county reveal a gain of twenty, votes
! tar--Oahlmarr over the above figures. .
The same ninety counties, official, give
Walt, for secretary of state, 17,707 and
Ryder 14,704. Adding to these the unoffi
cial vote of Douglas county gives Walt
19.121 and Ryder 18,373, making Walt's plu
Mayor Dahlman said Thursday morning
that the recount that has been made In a
few counties on the request of Governor
Phallcnberger has so signally failed to
change the results that the whole matter
will probably be dropped a far aa his slm
' Her request Is concerned and he Is sitting
back In his chair, literally speaking, wait
ing for the governor to admit his defeat.
A complete oount of mlnety counties
shows that the mayor leads by only 108
votes and this narrow margin. Is not de
cisive enough to Insure a very prompt ad
mission of defeat from Shallenberger.
The recounts In the thirteen counties
which Shallenbwger expected to turn the
tables for him are progressing. Hall county
reduced Dahlman's vote by four and added
two to the governor's, making Dahlman's
majority on the recount 241 Instead of 247.
In the other counties one or two votes bava
v Arcsted of Sharp Tactics.
Ay No more messages have been exchanged
Tetween the two candidates. Tom Flynn,
manager for the mayor, accuses the gov.
ernor's supporters of rather sharp tactics
In their recount requests.
"They waited," says Flynn. "until Just
before the time limit had expired and then
fired In their affidavits for the thirteen
counties where they think they could get
mote votes. Our affidavits to all the
counties were sent out aa quickly as pos
sible after this, bit In some of the coun
ties where the returns had been In for
three days we were too late. Of course,
we are not cut out of our chance In most
cf the outlying places, but we were beaten
out of a part of them and we wanted every
vote In the atate rtcounted. The next move
Is up to Shallenberger If he persists we
i ill have to keep up our work, otherwise
we will quit since the nomination is ours."
Muyur Jim received word through Tom
Flynn Thursday from Msyor "Pet" Clay
tun of St. Joseph that Clayton would gladly
Hump the state for a week In "Jim's" be
lialf. Clayton sent his hearty congratula
tions over the report of the nomination
from a fishing resort la Wisconsin.
Shallenherarer's l.aat Resort.
Should Governor Sliallenberger fail in his
remunt of the votes of several oounties to
etcurtt a sufficient number to nominate him
in (he democratic primary, he may play an
other card. He may. If he so desires In
stitute quo warranto proceedings to oust
Dahlman from the head of the ticket,
should he be given the certificate of nomi
nation. 1-awjer friends snd sflvlsers of the rov
ernor Insist that he hws a legal way in
which lit may investigate his charges of
fraud made In Itouglas county, regardless
of the fact that no provision for this sp
pears in the primary law. One attorney,
who has been directing the governor In his
demands for the recount. Insist that when
the certificate of nomination is given Dahl
man. the governor may demand to know
by what authority he holds the certificate,
alleging that he obtained It by fraud, in
;hut It is charged that persons In Douglas
county, not entitled to vote, cast their
ballots for him. These matters this at
torney Insists may gone Into should quo
warranta proceedings be Instituted to oust
Dahlman from the ballot.
In the meantime the atate eanvxas-ting
hoard will meet next Tuesday to canvass
ine votvs van ai ine prims ry ana It IS very
probable the Various counties In which a
recount has been demanded will not have
colli! let d their work by this time. To
flax en t the issuance of a certificate of
rumination o Dahlmaa, who has won In
the face of the returns. Governor bhallent.
Ik-i Her likely will siie a statement with the
board apprising the members of the fact
(CoaUnued on Third FaaaJi
Tl;e Omaha committee which will have
charge of the arrangement for the enter
tainment of Theodore Roosevelt when he
visit Omaha. September 2. has received
not no that .Mr. Roocevelt will be sled to
meet the committee hefc he comes through
Omaha this morning on his way west.
Victor RoKewater, chairman of the com
mittee, received the following telegram
yesterday, which Is self-explantaory :
KKIK. Pa.. Aug. Jb, liilu. Victor' Rose
water. Kditor Omaha Hee. Immha. Neb.:
Mr. Uooievelt will be giad to meet com
mitted on way west.
FRANK HARPER. Secretary.
Roosevelt's special car will be attached
to a Northwestern train due to reach Coun
cil Bluffs at 1:55 this afternoon. He will be
In Omaha nt 3:15. and his stay here will
only cover the time necessary to attach his
car to the Union Pacific train. During this
lime he will become attainted with the
Delegates to State Convention In
structed to Support Him for
NEW YORK, Aug. 25. The news that
Orleans county had Instructed Its delegates
to the state convention to favor Theodore
Roosevelt as the convention's temporary
chairman was received with elation by
Chairman Lloyd Grlscom of New York
"The news from Orleans county this
morning." said Mr. Griscom, "shows how
the republicans of New York state feel In
the present contest. It will stir republi
cans everywhere. It will be followed soon
by other victories for the men who have
sided with Tsft and Roosevelt. This morn
ing's mall has brought additional good
news of the progress we are making."
Runs Down Launch
Two Lives Are Lost' by Collision in
Bay -Near Newark, New
NEW YORK. Aug. 36. Two lives were
lost today when the excursion boat Ma-
lestlo. returning to Newark, N. J., from
Coney Island,' ran down and sank a launch
containing a party of merry-makers In
Newark bay. The ; work of rescue was
made difficult by the fast running tide and
darkness. Mary Kops and David Sunes
mere drowned. I
IOWA MULCT LAW IS VALID
Hawkeye Mqaor Statute la Held to
Be Conetitatlwnal by Jadge
DES MOINE3, la., Aug. 16. Judge
Smith McPherson In an opinion filed in
federal court here today .upholds the
Iowa Mulct law as valid and constitu
tional In one of the most Important liquor
decisions handed down In many months.
Saloon keepers at Marshalltown united
la an application to prevent -the
county attorney, sheriff and clerk from
collecting the mulct liquor tax pending
an appeal from the Iowa courts to the
state supreme court and declaring the
statute unconstitutional. A temporary
injunction granted March 14 Is vacated
by Judge, McPherson and the law upheld.
The case will be appealed to the United
States supreme court.
NATIONAL NEGRO CONFERENCE
Representative Gathering- of Kdnca
tors Welcomed to St. boats by
ST. LOUIS. Aug. 15. The National
VArrn Mttieatlnnal consrress. said to be
one of the largest and most representa
tive gatherings of education or the Arri
can race ever convened, opened here to
day. Governor Hadley making the open
Approval of the plans of the congress
has been expressed by tha governors of
all southern states, and strong delega
tions have been appointed to come to St
Prof. J. Ellas Harris of Kansas City
presides over the meeting, which will
extend over three days.
DENVER SHOWS A LARGE GAIN
Popnlatloa of Capital of Colorado is
More Than Two Handred
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26. The population
of Denver. Colo., Is 213,381, an Increase of
73.532, or 69.4 per cent, as compared with
133.&9 In 1900.
The population of Buffalo, N. Y." is 413,715,
an increase of 71.3IS. or JOS per cent, as
compared with S5-,3S7 In 1900.
Two Overcoats Thursday
Conductor Hotchklrs of the North
Twenty-fourth street line stole a march on
evil circumstances Thursday rooming, so
he thought, but he soon found It was a
mistake and that he bad made a bad
break. Hotchklsa bss learned that his Job
is one to be filled by a stole, that comfort
loving dispositions don't go and that an
overcoat in August Is a piece of serious
When the conductor peeped out of bis
dour at four bells In the inorniag and got
his nose Trost bitten, he straightway resur
rected from the closet and the moth balls,
a very .serviceable uniform overcoat, and
thus received the conviction he had check
mated an evil condition. It was not so,
however, as Hotchkias soon learned.
He mingled with the other front and rear
men at .the ear barns with an air of
haughty superiority for a few minutes
waiting for his ear to be mustered out.
Hub complacency grew from tha fact that
LOSS IS OVER TWENTY MILLIONS
Only Timber Destroyed in Coeux de
Alene District Estimated.
WOULD RESCUE FIRE FIGHTERS
Efforts of Forest Service Turned to
Extricating Imprisoned Men.
WEIGEL RECEIVES TELEGRAM
Dispatch Gives Asanramce of the
Safety of SerentyTno of rtanrer
Kootkey's Mem on Bird
SPOKANE. WaKh.. Am. 3i Fnllnwtnv I.
a revised tabulation of the dead In the
northwestern forest fires:
United States fire fighters in and near
Montana ninths InnluHimr nniiin v
yi jewport, wasn...
At Wallace, Idaho
.Near Avery, Idaho, probably settlers..
A Vf.illan f.l.l.n
- w...n ' U. 1 1 V 1 1 lutll., ,
At Sponka'ne, Wash.. .!!!.!!!'.!!!!!!!!!!'.'.!
wi sig t-recK, tuano .
SPOKANE, Aug. 25. The fact that
about eighty-six men of the forest service
have perished has been definitely estab
lished by reports to the supervisor at
quai'ters of the St. Joe river are heard
from and fifty-five men under Ranger
Kootkey, believed to be on Clare creek,
the actual number of dead firefighters
will not be known.
It Is variously estimated from tele
graphic reports to tha locsl government
headquarters at Wallace at from 8 to
lOli. That eighty-six are dead is posi
A dispatch to Supervisor Welgle from
Ranger Debbitt gives assurances of the
saftey of seventy-two of Ranger Koot
key's men on Bird creek. Debbitt re
ports one dead under Ranger Rock and
22 of debbltt's men dead on Setser creek.
Weigle said last night that he did not be
lieve the Setser creek victims were his
The smoke cloud over Spokane was
heavier today than ai any previous time.
The big fires in the Couer d' Alene for
ests wero being allowed to run riot and
the efforts of tha forest service were
prisoned in the woods.
No news was received today that re
duced last night's list of dead.' which
Fort George Wright received a dispatch
from Arery today saying tnat CVi';oraI
Baker and three private of company G
twenty-fifth (negro) regiment, were still
Loss Twenty Millions.
WALLACE, Ida., Aug. at. The offi
cial estimate of the destruction of timber
say that ten per cent of the Coeur d'A-
lene forest reserve is destroyed. This
Is considered conservative and with the
other timber burned, the loss from this
source can not be less than $20,000,000.
. For the first time In several days the sun
shone through the pall of smoke that has
hung over Missoula, and hopeful reports
came In from all directions. Men reported
as missing are being found. The intensity
of the flames Is greatly reduced by the
snow and rain of last night and all towns
In the fire districts are now out of dan
ger. Telegraph and telephone communication
Is being re-established, and the railroads
are forwarding relief and repair supplies
tor the restoration of their lines. The local
forestry officials received word today from
the Kootenai national forest that condi
tions were Improved there, and that tha
towns of Llbby and Troy were safe.
Montana. Conditions Better.
MISSOULA, Mont., Aug 24. Today's de
velopments In the forest fire situation In
Montana have been encouraging.
Supervisor Miller reported that forty
miles of the south at.d western boundary of
the forest are afire. The fire la burning
north and west of Priest lake. The check
to the fires by last night's storm Is giv
ing the forestry department an opportunity
to reorganise its fighting force, and at
tention Is now being paid to the mobiliza
tion of crews for relief work.
CAMPERS ilRROl.VDED BY FIRE
X anther of Families Aro la Dancer
Near Monai Hood.
PORTLAND. Ore., Aug. 26. Word has
been received here that campers at Welch
resort, fifteen miles west of Mount Hood,
are hemmed In by fires. Up to Sunday
about 200 families were camped there.
Since then, however, many have returned
home, and It Is Impossible to state at pres
ent how many are endangered.
SEATTLE, Wash.. Aug. 25. The forest
fire which broke out last night in the Cedar
river valley, twenty-five miles east of Se
attle, has Increased In fury snd is entirely
beyond control. D. P. Simons, Jr.. chief
warden of the Washington forest fire as
sociation, said today that his men were
powerless and that he would call upon the
governor to order out the mllltla.
the other knights of the controller and bell
cord were shivering overcoetlees.
Hotchkias was so severely alone In his
forethought that misgivings came even be
fore he mounted the running board and
signalled 1st 'er go. for the first trip.
Fourteen fares clambered on board In three
blocks, and nary an overcoat showed up.
Meantime queer glances were turned upon
Hotchkles, and the conductor began to
feel uncomfortable. All of a sudden, an
early morning fare hailed the car and
climbej aboard with a heavy winter ulster
draping his' form. "Wow," burst forth one
of the other passengers, "look at the chap
with the heavy overcoat." Thereupon
everybody but the conductor emitted a loud
and u proa iiouS laugh. It was too much for
Hotchkixs. At the very nett corner, there,
fore, where Hotchklss happens to live, he
stopped the car. sprang from the running
board pulling oft hU overcoat as he went,
aad depualud IL garawat &id tb floor.
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
OMADANSi OFF FOR CHEYENNE
Special Train for Omaha People'
Left Last Evening.
ARE TEAVliN REAT',ST.YLE
Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, .Stockmen
from Snath Omaha, Railroad Men
ad Several Women Make
Up the Party.
"Cheyenne or Bust" Is the slogan.
Ninety-three of Omaha's citizens left at
i o'clock last night for the annual Frontier
day. A special train of five cars was sup
plied by the Union Pacific.
The train carries two carloads of enthus
iastic members of the South Omaha Live
Stock exchange and two of the Ak-.Sar-Ben
knights, two Union Pacific officers' cars
and another private car filled with army
people, a diner and a baggage car.
The Omahans and South Omahans will
enter Cheyenne In style this morning, when
an escort of cavalry and a regimental braes
band will greet the Nebraskans. The pres
ence ' of the squadron will be because
Brigadier General Frederick A. Smith Is
of the party and Is commanding officers of
the Department of the Missouri.
At the request of Commiaaioner J. M.
Guild of the Commercial club arrangements
have been made for the Ninth cavalry band
to be at the station and lead the parade
which the Omahans will make through the
business portions of Cheyenne.
The procession over the visitors will board
automobiles for Fort D. A. Russell, where
General Smith will review tho garrison.
Ten thousand Omaha sheep bells will be
taken along to Cheyenne and each man will
carry a generous number in a paper bag
especially made for the occasslon by the
Bemls Bag company.
Warning to bring heavy .coats and wraps
was given out at the Commercial club
through a telegram from Will A. Campbell,
who left Wednesday night for Cheyenne.
"Freeslng weather" was tha substance of
Those composing the party are:
O. T. Alblson
J. L. Baker
Charles D. Beaton
C. E. Black
Mrs. E. Buckingham
E. W. Burdlck
R. L. Bucklnitham
Dr. Palmer Flndley
E. P. Folda
Jay D. Foster
Mrs. Jay D. Foster
J. T. Frederick
J. E. Georise
J. M. Guild
W. E. Guthrie
C. S. Havward
Henry J. Penfold
Charles H. iickenn
J. W. Judson
Mrs. Charles Karbach
George H. Kelly
Joseph C. Root ,
J. H. Samuels
General F. W. Smith
Mrs. Amos Snyder
A. F. Strvker
F. It. Ktryker
E. T. Swobo
W. B. Tags
C. L. Talbot
C. R. Courtney
John C. Cowin
H. S. Culver
J. J. Derlght
A. E. Dunn J
O. W. Dun ix I
A. N. Eaton
(Continued on Second Fag.)
The want ad pages
make the bargain
If you bare a thing to iell at a
bargain, use a Bee want ad.
if you wish something at a bar
gain you will find it in the col
umn!, no doubt.
It you do not. It li a matter of
say, 25 cents, to get In touch with
the person who ia anxoua to sell
you Just what you wish.
Call Tyler 1000 and the want
Ad man will write your ad and
The Job Is over.
Everybody reads 13eo
.Want Ads. . .
Over Two Thousand Will Attend An-
"! 'nual - Religions ' Gathering of v
Episcopal Church. - '
MITCHELL, S. D., Aug. 23. (Special).
Over 2,000 Indians from the reservations
at Slsseton. Standing Rock, Cheyenne.
Crow creek. Lower Brule, Pine Ridge and
Santee will meet at Greenwood, near the
Yankton agency, for the anual religious
gathering of the Episcopal church, over
which Bishop Johnson will preside. One
of the sad features will be the absence
of Bishop Hare, who has been meeting
with the Indians in their annual convo
cations for the past thirty years, and It
is probable that a ceremony will be held
in memory of the deceased bishop, who
wits loved and esteemed very highly by
the Indians. The session begins Friday
morning and will last until Monday.
The Indians place much Importace on
their attendance at the Convocation and
will make all kinds of sacrifices to get
there. Many of them . who live so
far from the meeting place that
they are unable to pay railroad
fare drive, the long distance by
team, most of thene coming from the
Standing Rock and Slsseton agencies.
Over 100 teams passed Crow Creek
agency on their way to the convocation.
The Indians are so eager to attend the re
ligious gathering that they think but lit
tle of the discomfort In making such
a long Journey.
Reports will be made, of the increase
In membership of the Indian missions, of
the money that has been raised for ex
penses and what has been paid out dur
ing the year. The Indians are liberal giv
ers to the religious work among them
selves, and are strong supporters of the
work of the church. Thomas Tuttle,
one of the speakers at tha convocation,
stated that the past year has been one
of Increase In practically all departments
of the church work., and that the Indi
ans are becoming more closely Identi
fied with the religious work that Is being
placed before them by the Indian mis
sionaries. GROUND. TO DEATH BY TRAIN
Man Supposed to lie from Omaha
Killed rr Mobridse, Sonth
' ABERDEN, S. D.. Aug. I5.(Rpeoian.
As passenger train No, 4 pulled into
Mobridge from the west,' the trunk and
head of a man was found on tha trucks
beneath the mall car. The body had
been severed at the waist, and all the
clothing had been scraped off except the
collar, tie and frogments of a shirt. The.
only mark of identification was a letter
purporting to be a letter of Introduction
for a man named .miller, of Omaha, and
it Is presumed thta was the dead man's
name, and that his home waa in Omaha.
Trainmen say four men climbed on the
train at McLaughlin. 8. D., to steal a ride,
and It Is aupoeed the victim was) one of
Osage Indians Are Richest
People in World Per Capita
PAWHUSKA, Okl., Aug. JB.-Testlmony
was given before the congressional com
mittee investigating Indian affairs todsy
that each of the 2.300 Osage Indians is
worth 620.000. which on a per capita basis
constitutes them the richest people in the
world. As the property Is held in restric
tion by the government.-the Indians have
used a great many lawyers, It was stated.
One attorney testified that he represented
twenty-three claimants and demanded that
the government rlace them on the Of aye
roljf, thus giving each of them the right
TWELVE KILLED IN COLLISION
Rear-End Collision Between Grand
Trunk Trains at Durand, Mich.
SEVERAL BODIES UNIDENTIFIED
Number of Persons Badly Injured,
Several oX Whom Will Die
Torpedo ' signal Falls to
Stop Train. v
DUKAJft). Mich., Aug. 25. More than a
dozen people were killed last night on fhe
Gradn Trunk railroad in a rear end col
lision three miles east of Durand, Mich.,
when east bound passenger train No. 4
plowed through the Pullman sleeper
"Nebraska" on the rear end of passenger
train No. 14. The firebox of the locomotive
of No. 4 fell out and set fire to the wrecked
Pullman and many of the victims were
burned beyond all hopes of identification.
MRS. ALMA WOODWARD, travelin
from Bellefield, N. D., to Montreal.
MRS. K. GII.PIN, 425 East Forty-sixth
JAMKS M'UKAN of Chicago, mlsclng but
body not Identified.
BLONDE WOMAN, about 10 years, be
lieved to be Miss Swinger nf Bellufleid, a
nurse who was traveling with Mrs. Wood
vaicL 'ihi-ee charred bodies, one being that of
Portions of chnrred bodies believed to
represent from six to twelve persons.
Partial 1.1st of Injured.
The probably fatally Injured are Clinton
A. Davis, 27, of Moutreul, scalded and cut
about the head and body; George Nelson
of Battle Creek, fireman In train No. 4,
scalded and cut, and Bert Mitchell of Port
Huron, engineer on train No.' 14, who waj
Injured about the head.
The followlh gare at Hurley hospital In
this city badly Injured:
Bert Mitchell, Battle Creek, engineer
of train No. 14, head bruised; critical.
Arthur Watt. Edwonton. Alberta, Can
ada, aged 88, face and hands burned.
Mrs. Kate McBean, Chicago, aged 63,
right leg fractured.
Mrs. Lester Doehler, Tavistock. Ontario,
aged 74, fractured leg and bruises.
The Injured who were taken to the hos
pital at Durand are:
George Nelson, Battle Creek, fireman aa
No. 4, badly scalded: will probably die.
Clinton A. Davis, Montreal, probably fa
tally scaded. -
Mrs. M. Steultey, Dubuque, la., upper Up
cut and severe bruises.
Charles Spencer of Battle Creek, engineer
No. 4, is said to have been badly Injured,
but his name does not appear on the list
given out by tne railroad officials.
The two trains were sections of the
Montreal and Boston Express and left
Chicago yesterday afternoon. No. 14
passed through Duraxd at 10:02 p. m,, and
No. 4 at 10:36. The air brakes of engine of
No. 14 went wrong and two miles out of
tills city Engineer Mitchell stopped tho
train and, with his fireman, got down
underneath the engine to make repairs.
Slgmal la Hot BffeetWe.
Brakeman G. R. Graham of Detroit was
sent back to place a torpedo on the track
and flag the expected second section. But
No. 4 came rushing on at a speed of 40
miles an hour and ripped Its way through
thn Pullman car.
The shock of the collision sent the whole
(Continued on Page Two.)
to S20.000 worth of property. The wealth
of these claimants If they are successful
would amount to $460,000.
Another attorney testified that he hsd
been employed to oppone the claims on
the ground that If allowed they would de
crease the wealth of the tribe. Attorneys
fees were paid to keep the Indians off the
rolls and fees were paid for putting them
A firm of attorneys declared they were
to get a contingent nf 64?.Oftft for securing
to the Osage tribe STOO.WiO said to be due
them by the government.
STRAIGHT MEN FOR OFFICE
Loyalty to Party Requires Punish
ment of Crooks.
INTEGRITY IS. ABOVE PARTY
When Question of Honesty Arises
Other Distinctions Vanish.
WOULD CLEANSE OWN PARTY
Colonel's Rupeelal Baslnesa Is to Pat
t.rwftrr and Crook tint of Own
O ra n I. ut Ion Attention
Fixed on (ouioet.
BUFFALO. N. V.. Aug. Theodore
Roosevelt pledged himself to ths men of
Huffs lo today to hr'p them and all sincere
citizens to fight crookedness wherever it
"I'll help you Just as I did in the past,"
he said, speaking to the Elllcott club,
whose guest he was at breakfast an hour
after sunrise. Ha made a plea for the pun
ishment of crooked and grafting publlo Of
ficials and the election of honest ones la
their places, a process of gradually but per.
manently raising the morale of political
and business life, and he said he thought
it his duty to hunt out crooks, and espe
cially crooks In his own party.
"I believe lu party government," he said
"but the moment a question of honesty IS
Involved I recognise no party distinctions,
or, If I do make make any, it ts a little
more my business to put the grafter and
crook out of publlo life If he belongs to
my party than If to another. This attitude
demands that one's attention be fixed not
on financial or social status, but on con
duct." Nearly 400 members of the. Klllcott club
and other cltlsens, representing leading
professional end business Interests and a
wide variety of political af illations, awaited
Mr. Roosevelt's' coming from tha New
York Central station, where he had arrived
from Utlca at :20 In bis private car Re
public, attached to a regular train.
Crookedness aad Grafting.
As the ex-presldent entered he was
cheered and "America" was sung, with ths
backing of a regimental bene ; Breakfast
was expeditiously served, as there wai
less than an hour before the time for Mr,
Roosevelt's departure for Chicago- Among
those who got an especallly hearty greet
ing from Mr.. Roosevelt was '"Tony" Gar
via, a Buffalp fwiHeameni formerly trough
rider.''' Thero4wna'eMk hW-hatd croi
the table and said some pleasant things, in
which, the words "Bully, glad to see you,"
Mr. Roosevelt made good use of the fif
teen minutes' available for his remarks.
The men who heard him,, who noted his
earnestness In dealing with the subject of
crookedness and grafting, and who fre
quently brone in wnn snarp applause,
had In mind his expressions within the
last few days that "They will have all the
fight they want." Mr. Roosevelt first
dwelt on e subject of party local interest
the necessity of preserving unpolluted "the
wonderful fresh water supply of the Great
"We claim to be a civilised people," he
said. "As such we ought to be able to dis
pose of our sewerage without putting
it In drinking water. State end na
tion must combine In preventing further
contamination and In making the purity
of lake water as absolute as possible. So
also In the field of morals, public and do
mestic," he continued, "there must be no
pollution of the sources."
This led naturally to his grimly earnest
expression of Intention to seek out and
bring to accounting grafters, big and little.
Against All Crooka.
"Dlstruct; however," he sold, "financiers
who can only see crookedness In grafting
small politicians end grafting leaders, dis
trust also those who can sea it only in the
financiers. Yeti must attack a man be
cause he Is crooked. If poor and crooked,
attack biro. If rich, and crooked, attach
him. In fact, attack the rich crook a trifle
stronger. Tea. I will put It-attack him
The gathering at the station had been
considerably augmented during the hour.
Standing on the rear platform of his car,
Kr. Roosevelt waved his hat as the train
ulled out westward shortly after 7:30.
When Colonel Roosevelt appeared on tha
rear-end platform at Dunkirk, N. T., hs
was met by a large gathering of railroad
"I have always admired the railroad men
because they have certain qualities I Ilka
to think of aa typical of Americana. They
know how to act, each for himself, and
also In combinations. They know how to
work. They know how to obey orders and
how to act, each on his Individuality. Tha
average American in our political, Indus
trial and social life must show Just thess
The train moved off as some of the men
shouted, "Do them up In the convention,
Teddy." Colonel Roosevelt smiled broadly,
but made no reply.
Great Crowd at Krle.
Fully 6,000 people greeted Colonel Roose
velt when his special train arrived in Kris
at 9.2S this morning. Ths colonel spoke
briefly, Chiefly along the tines of the ear
lier speech he made at Buffalo regarding
pure water In the great lakes cities.
He was met at Dunkirk by a receptlun
committee from Erie, consisting of Con
gressman Arthur L. Bates, Frank D.
Schultz, president of the Chamber of Com
merce; K. C. Sturgeon, president of the
Board of Trade, snd WUIUro B. Trask.
Congressman Bates was a member of tin
lower house during the seven end one-halt
years that Roosevelt was president, and a
long conversation was held In the private
car as the train rushed through the north
westen Pennsylvania grape belt. At every
town and hamlet hundreds lined the tracks.
"Hello, Teddy," was heard from the see
ot humanity that lined ttie station plat
form when ths train pulled Into Erie and it
was some time before the colonel's vo'ce
cculd bs hterd.
WARM WKLIOMK FROM BICKKYRB
Ureat C rowds Greet olonel at tlevr
. land aad C'onneaot.
CLEVELAND, O., Aug. 2o Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt outlined his political creed
in three speeches which hs crowded Into a
space of fifteen minutes here today.
"There ere two prjma articles in my
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