The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, November 10, 1893 Page: 2 of 8
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QI1>TK A}' * oils TRAP, Prof#.
CHANDLER, : : <>*.
Perhais «t had hotter postpone
dur commiseration for y'oung Charles
Fair, upon the loss of $16,1)00,000.
fr-ur the kind of a young man tho
Houthful Mr Fair is. the loss of $16,-
00 J, CO J is the most fortunato thing
ihat could happen to him. We cou-
The melancholy fact remains that
the enako season \s nearly over.
However, there may be no harm in
remarking that a lady was standing
in Ninde's carpet store at Freder-
icksburg, Va . with her hand on a roll
of matting, when a moceasin makei
came out of tho middle of the roll
The lady's remarks were overboard
ior gome distance.
A QUAiii" at the California peniten-
tiary pulled Ills gun towards him by
the muzzle and tho gun. havinjj no
more sense than the guard, lillod him
full of slugs and mi-oellany. A man
who cannot on sight recognize tho
dangerous end of a weapon ought not
to be permitted to draw a salary for
Wri.ljam Dean Howei.i.s declares.
In flat contradiction of Dr. Carl
Peters, that "Chicago liackmen are
the most reasonable creatures and
never attempt to extort exorbitant
rates." Thus in tho hackraan vindi-
cated. Who wouldn't tako the word
of an anlightened American author
against that of a subject ot an effete
The federal government can see to
it that all sorts of precautions are
taken to insure the safoty of passen-
gers on vessels Hying tho American
flag and can and does regulate every
detail of the running of such vessels
Why can not and why does not tho
federal government exercise equally
beneficent care over tho passengers
by the railways within its jurisdic-
And so Dhuleep Singh is dead Well,
well, it's a bad year for oriental po-
tentates. With the sultan of Johore
fighting a breach of promise suit iu
England, tho maliarajah of Kapur-
thala, a hopeless victim of the gin
tizz habit and the gaekwar of Baroda
plungiug around London trying to
borrow enough money to get home
with, the dazzle and illusion of Indian
splendor are hopelessly gone.
As experience has shown that a
square foot of iron plate one oighth
of an inch thick weighs almost ex-
actly five pounds, tho area of any
sheet iron (or plate iron) in square
feet multiplied by tho thickness in
one-eighths and multiplied by five
will give the weight of the pieco.
Anybody who wants to know the
weight of a piece of shoot iron with-
out weighing it will find this a very
IT WILL NOT DOWN.
free coinage to be kept
well to the fhont.
Tite world's greatost post holo is
at last to bo cleansed. Tho sultan of
Turkey has resolved to put Mecca'
into somothing like a healthy oonf
dition. The decision is the offect o-
an intimation from tho British gov-
ernment that unloss tho whole city is
cleaned it will tako moans to pre-
vent tho annual pilgrimagos from
India. The sultan has decided not
only to oieanse the town, but to orcct
at his personal expense a great lodg-
ing house capable of containing 0,000
A great many people not especial-
ly interested in yachting have had
thoir patriotic American feelings
gratified by the success of tho Yankee
Vigilant as against the British Val-
kyrie. It is, indeed, something uioro
than a sportsman victory. Two
styles of boat—tho cutter and tho
Yankee centre-board, were contend-
ing for supromacy. For years British
seamen have declared their style ol
boats was the best; but tho shrewder
among them aro at last obliged to
acknowledge thoir mistake. Our
people know how to make a boat-
that will win What wo need next
is to design steamships and sailing
vessels that will win tho palm fori
carrying tho comincrce of tho world,!
as our pleasure yachts have won the
palm in sportsmanlike qualities.
The proposition for a union of tho
Central Amoriean states is again
being discussed. This faet may bo
accepted as pretty good evidence
that those little tropical hornets are
again recharging their stingers with
venom It has generally been tho
case that whenever they begin talk-
ing about getting together they aro
on tho p^int of falling wider apart.
This was the case just before the
Barrundia episodo. Still, if what
appears as tho impossible should
some day turn out to bo probable and
a union finally accomplished, the five
states of Guatemala, Salvador, Hon-
duras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica
would scarcely make a country as
large as Ohio in population and with
an area less than that of California
by some 20,000 square miles. Thoir
entire population is but 3,056,677.
A music printer's circular is au-
thority for the n portion thai tho
gross profit on sheet music at whole
sale is about twelve cents a copy. At
that rate one ;i00,000-copy success
makes a margin big enough to even
up a good many hundred failures.
The ex-queen of Hawaii must be a
genius. • She is credited by rumor
flfch the IptoctIon of abd eating t ro
thrcne, and u« ehe has no ta
to nbdicuT.w difficulty she facas
would roer* insuperable to one ol
ordinary mental equipments.
vftiose nominations failed of eonfirma- I
tftiil by the senate, enabling them to
perform the duties of their
sfices until they can be again
■Jnt to the senate when that body
reconvenes in December: Robert E.
IVeston, director of the mint: Peter
X Doyle, collector of customs, Buffalo
i 'feek N. Y. ; George S. Weed, Collecter
! customs, Champlain, N. Y.: John K.
PLANS OF RADICAL WRITES. ^rv^Xf^n^^Xr!^
'and, assistant appraiser of merchan-
1U<\ New York city; Valentine Fleick-
'rifctcin. collector of internal revenue,
Twenty-eighth district. Newt York;
David G. Browne, collector of cus-
toms, district of Montana and Idaho.
They Propone at * very Stage of the
T.trill" discuhsiou to Miun That the
DeinonetIzifttlon of silver and .Not
the .MeKiiiley llill I* Itespon-
tibln for the Commercial
Depression — Notes.
Washington, Nov. 7.—When the
house and sen ate reconvene in regu-
lar session, it is the plan of the radi-
al silver men to keep the coinage
question well to the front at every
stage and it will be found playing a
part in the discussion of every great
issue between tho parties from the
ariff question to the repeal of the
federal election laws. They propose
at every stairc of the tariff discussion
to endeavor to show that the demone-
tization of silver and not the Melvin-
ley tariff was responsible for the com-
mercial depression. Propositions for
issue of bonds to * meet
the embarrassments of a depleted
treasury and, indeed every great
public question that comes before the
next congress for solution will find
opposed to its consideration a band of
silver men who will combat the ad-
justment of any and all grievances
until the cause of silver receives at-
tention. Indeed, the ultimate policy
may be that tho silver men may as-
sume the roll of organized obstruction
to force from congress the same con-
sideration for silver that Parnell and
his Irish followers finally wrested
from the British parliament for home
rule. Both parties aro fully aware of
this possibility an i are viewing with
increased anxiety. the successive
moves of those senators and repre-
sentatives who, as Po ulists, Repub-
licans or Democrats, have banded to-
gether in the struggle for free coinage
or an increased volume of currency.
To offset the accessions to the third
party's ranks in the South the sena-
tors and representatives from those
states are anxious to repeal the ten
per cent tax on state bank currency,
but here they are m"t with the oppo-
sition of Chairman Springer of the
house committee on banking and cur-
rency ami other leading Dsmoorats of
the North who do not share the South-
ern views upon this phase of the finan-
cial question. Altogether the absorbing
question of finance appears likely to
play almost as important a part in the
next session as it has in the past.
Refusal of the House to Agree to I\ y
Gi-Seniite Clerk* Causes Frlcliou*
Washington, Nov. 7.—The extra
session of congress adjourned leaving
a rather disagreeable feeling existing
between the senate and house.
This was in part duo to the
refusal of the house to extend the
time for adjournment but was and
is mainly over the proposition to
pay the clerks of senators during Oc-
tober qnd November, 1800. Tho sen-
ate claims tho right to regulate its
own internal affairs and expenditures
and accords the same right to the
house. It is cited that when the ser-
geant-at-arins of the house left with
875,000 really belonging to members,
and not actually government funds,
the house proposed and the senate
without objection agreed to an appro-
priation for the entire sum. When
the house proposed to pay its clerks
tho senate assented.
The senate claims that it contracted
the debt of 1890 and feels iu honor
bound to pay it, and the temper of the
senators at'the time of adjournment
was that this would bo paid before
any appropriations should be put
through this congress. On tho other
hand, the members of the house say
that the senate is t;ikinjf the attitude
of coercing tho house into making an
appropriation which it thinks unjust
and forcing the house to acknowledge
that the senate.had the right to make
tho expenditures or giving the house
the alternative of defeating all other
appropriations and starving the gov-
Two Proposition# for Admission De-
lay iiir Action tin the Issue.
Washington, Nov. 7. — Hills have
now been reported from the house
committee on territories providing for
the admission of Arizona, New Mexico
and Utah, and there is now pending
the bill introduced by Delegate Flynn
for the admission of Oklahoma.
It is expected that there will be
something of a eoutest over this last
There are two fact ons in the Indian
territory interested in the admission.
One wants the Indian territory admit-
ted as a portion of the state of Okla-
homa, and another wants the section
now known as the Indian territory to
remain in its present condition. Del-
egate Flynn savs that it is of particu-
lar moment to him. If the people of
the Indian territory do not want to
come into the Union with Oklahoma
then lie wants Oklahoma admitted as
a separate state. Before leaving for
home he said he would press his bill
as soon as congress should reassem-
Speaking of the rights of Okla-
homa to statehood, Mr. Flynn said
that, there were in the Indian terri-
tory and Oklahoma 700,000 people,
but if Oklahoma should come in sep-
arately she would have a t opnla-
tion of 300,000, all of whom would be
first-class citizens, lie think . that it
would be a great injustice to the peo-
ple, of Oklahoma to ti nv them admis-
sion as a state when the territory has
the requisite populat ion and r esourCes
put in office anyhow.
Temporary Commissions issued by the
President to Uneontlrmed Nominees.
Washington, Nov. 7.— president
I Cleveland has issued tompc.nry com-
missions to the following persons
must get out.
! hlef .lustlee Fuller Keftises to Intervene
For the Itemoved Officials.
Washington, Nov. 7.—Chief Justice
Fuller in the supreme court to-day de-
nied the applications of Parsons and
Niniger, district attorney and
marshal for Northern Alabama, for
leave to file petitions of mandamus
commanding the Alabama district
lourt to reinstate them in the offices
from which they were removed by
President Cleveland. These men
claimed that they could not be re-
moved until their terms expired. The
:ourt did not go into the merits of
the matter, saying simply that their
;ases were not properly presented for
its consideration *
santander's awful loss.'
At I.east Three Hundred People Dead
and Vast llavoc Done.
Madrid, Nov. 7.—The first official
reports in regard to the terrible dyn-
amite explosion and fire at Santander
last Friday, were received this morn-
ing. According to these, 30) people,
Including the governor of the prov-
ince of Santander, the mayor, several
judges, the captain of the port, his
daughter, the colonels commanding
the troops and gendarmes, several of-
ficers, magistrates, policemen,soldiers
and the Marquis Casatombo, perished,
and 450 others were injured by the ex-
plosion or fire which followed. These
figures are, however, believed to be
far below the real facts, unofficial re-
ports declaring that over 1,000 persons
were killed and 000 injured
The property losses are estimated
at £2,500,000, on which there is a fair
Minister of Finance Conclia-Charl-
tinda has* gone to the scene of the
disaster with unlimited credit to dis- |
pense all necessary relief. The queen
regent was with difficulty dissuaded
from going to the scene.
It is probable that the full list of
victims will never be known, for many
were poor people without friends and
in other cases whole families were
annihilated. Scores of bodies were
bo terriblv mangled that no one will
ever be able to identify them.
the girl poisoned.
\n Indiana Lover lluys Arsenic to Kill
llimsell — His Sweetheart Takes It.
Shki.hy vii.i.k, Iud., Nov. 7.—Eva
Horn back, aged 17 years, died last
night from poison. She was in love
with John Welcher of Indianapolis,
ind it is said that they had quarreled.
Before she died she said that Welcher
had bought the arsenij intending to
take it himself. She found him asleep
with the poison in his hand and, be-
lieving he had taken part of it. took
the • itire quantity herself. When he
awo'c. she discovered her mistake,
but too late. The story is not be-
lieved by Coroner Bruce, who is in-
vestigating. The girl came from
Columbus, lnd., a few months ago anil
hail many friends.
Killed Her Husband.
St. Louis, Mo. Nov. 7 —John Miner,
who has for some time been dividing
his attentions between two women,,
was charged this morning by his wife
Loui-a with unfaithfulness A quarrel
ensued leading to blows. Mrs. Miner
drew a revolver and in the struggle
which followed killed her husband.
awful details ofthesant
MeCleverty lor Foster's Place*
Toimoka, Kan., Nov. 7.— J. D. Mc-
llevertv' of Fort Scott, is the latest
pa ti did ate for United Sates District
Judge Foster's place.
Henry Raub, a Missouri crank, on
|iis way to "see Cleveland," was ar-
rested at Kansas City.
Professor Louis C Lutz, one of the
Cincinnati Art school faculty, died
fro n an overdose of morphine.
A trio of highwaymen held up the
Missouri Pacific agent at Bonnet's
Mill and plundered the office.
At Eddyville, Ky . a dispute about a
bill resulted in the city marshal kill-
ing a prominent merchant
Governoi Foster of Louisiana says
that he will do nil in his power to pre-
vent the Corbett-Mitch 11 fight taking
place at New Orleans.
An Illinois Central train was wrecked
by the turning of a switch by some
unknown man near Ullin 111. Three
men were killed.
"I'ncle Tom" Butterworth, uncle of
Ben Butterworth and a unique char-
acter in the Miami valley, is dead.
It is believed that Francis II Weeks,
the New York lorger 'and absconder,
will plead guilty when arraigned for
his manifold crimes.
In "response to a letter of inquiry
Hon. Champ Clark writes to a New
York newspaper that political life is
attractive but does not pay financially.
There are eleven distinct tickets in
the field in A apahoe county, Colo-
rado. aggregating . ' candidates,
nearly the entire population of the
Senator Hill says the fate of many
presidential appointees who>e nomi-
nations Wi re held up by the senate de-
pends on their lovalty to the party in
the coming e ections
In view of its having been lning up
by the seriate it is not likelv that the
president will take any a etlon in tho
matter of Mr. llomblow. r s nomina-
tion owing to the congressional recess.
Mrs. Cleveland has hid a narrow es-
cape from appearing before the Amer-
ican public as a writer of fiction, a lot
of nianus ript written by her when a
schoolgirl being rescued from publish-
ers to whom a mercenary person of-
SCENES IMPOSSIBLE TO DESCRIBE
Dlsuster Such as tins Never Hcfore
Thought of ia the World's His-
tory— The Kew Lifted Into the
Air I.lke a Waterspout — Hun-
dreds of People Go Stark
Madrid, Nov. 7.—The terrible dis-'
aster which has wrecked the port of
Sant Arftler and destroyed a thousand
lives has sent a thrill of horror
throughout Spain. The story of the
great disaster in brief is as follows:
The Cabo Macliiehaeo, a Spanish
steamship belonging to Bilboa. caught
fire at about 4 o'clock Friday after-
m while tho steamer was along the
quay discharging part of her cargo,
which comprised nearly 'j,000 tons of
merchandise, though the main part of
this cargo was iron ore and a number
of sacks of flour, barrels of wine, many
cases of petroleum and over 500 cases
of dynamite, of which only tweutv
cases were declared on the steamer's
manifest The remaining 480 cases
of dynamite were contraband and, to
the shame of j,he shippers of this con-
traband dyuamite, it has caused im-
mense loss of life and vast damage to
Leading municipal authorities head-
ed the firemen and gua.ds in the
effort to save the steamer. The
provincial governor, who was one of
tho first to reach the spot,displayed the
greatest activity in directing the oper-
ations; and upon learning that the
ship's manifest showed that there
were twenty cases of dynamite on
board* the firemen were directed to
assist the crow in bringing this quan-
tity of explosive material ashore.
This was done in safety. It was be-
lieved no more dynamite remained on
board and a tug which had been sum-
moned to the spot was ordered to tow
the burning vessel out into the bay in
order that the flames might not • >m-
municatc to tho wharf and to adjoin-
ing property, which was of a decided-
ly combustible nature.
At about 4:30 p m. a detonation on
board showed, as it afterwards turrted
out, that the boilers had burst, and
soon after there was another terrible
detonation heard. The steamer seemed
to open in half, sending a blaze of tire
skyward, over which a crowp of smoke
rested for several minutes. The re-
port was of such awful intensity that
it shook the earth for miles around,
caused houses to totter, smashed every
window pane within the radius of a
ritle shot, filled the air with a mass of
flying iron, burning? wood, blackened
timbers and scorched beams, which
soon after fell, a death dealing hail,
upon the neighboring houses, scatter-
ing death ami destruction wherever it
The scene following the blowing up
of the steamer is almost indescribable,
and the effect of the explosion of
those 480 eases will hardly be be-
The power of the explosion -shot
tons of iron iuto the air, whereitmin-
gled with the burning fragments of
the steamship, tug and wooden quay,
as well as the mangled bodies of hun-
dreds of unfortunate people who were
hurled upward at the same time, and
the failing of this horrible mass can
be better imagined than described.
On adjoining buildings, tottering with
wreckage9,fell a shower of iron,follow-
ed by huge pieces of wood and the re-
mains of human bodies, and above all
dropped flaming splinters which set
fire to hundreds of buildings, causing
a scene of panic similar, one would
imagine, to ttio one which would have
succeeded the bursting forth of a vol-
cano at the water's eilge.
The force of the exploding dyna-
mite traused such a concussion that in
addition to shaking hundreds of build-
ings off their foundations, it actually
sank a small craft in the harbor, in
addition to setthig tire to a large num-
ber of other vessels and starting fires
upon several of the larger ships, in-
cluding the Alfonso XI1, which vessel
caught fire and burned so fiercely that
forty of her crew lost their lives on
board of her.
The quay promenade close to the
scene of the explosion presen^pd the
most sickening sight ever witnessed
Mangled and blackened corpses were
scattered here and there or were in
heaps in many cases upon the wounded
and dying, whose fearful shrieks of
agony tilled the air and struck terror
into the hearts of those who, after a
time, summoned sufficient courage to
venture near the carnage ground.
Over 100 people are said to have
been precipitated into tha sea by* the
explosion and there, beneath this hail
of iron and wood, they met death with
the crews of the unfortunate steamer
and tugboat which was about to tow
her iuto the bay.
The whole country is indignant at
the criminal conduct of the crew < f
the steamer as well as the criminality
of those who shipped the contraband
480 cases of dynamite, and the general
opinion is the government must take
immediate steps to punish the people
who shipped the dynamite.
The explosion of the dynamite lifted
the sea Up into the air like a Water*
spout, mingling enormous quantities
of mud and stones with the wreckage
and hurling them for a great distance
on every side.
The number of people who have lost
their senses throQffb ti"' exp oslon is
very great, and it is openly asserted
hundreds of people have completely
lost their mhids and will have to be
confined in asylums f r the remainder
of their lives.
Strtckeu With Paralysis.
Mexico, Mo., Nov. 7.—Ex-Congress-
man A. W. Buckner yesterday suffered
a stroke of paralysis from which it is
thought he will not recover. He was
attacked while at the breakfast table.
train ROBBERS run down.
Five of the Arkansas Hand of Despera-
does Captured After a Fight.
Little Hock, Ark.. Nov. 7. Five of
the Oliphant train robbers and mur-
derers have been captured. Two are
in jail at Batesville and three have
been carried overland to Newport A
considerable part of the plunder was
recovered from the two men in jail in-
cluding pocketbooks, money, riugs
and watches. #
The three men being carried over-
land were captured in the White river
bottoms this morning after the ex-
change of several shots which wounded
one of the robbers.
Conductor McNally was shot as he
had fired his first shot at the outlaws.
He was a high degree Mason and one
of the oldest men in the employ of the
The robbers refused to take the
money of women or laborers and re-
turned small sums for meals to several
passengers They also took only val-
blown up by mistake.
Pour ltritl li sailors Killed hy Overzeal-
ous liraxillaii Magazine Guards.
London, Nov. 7.—Seamen and ma-
rines from the British warships
Beagle, Racer and Sirius landed near
Rio do Janeiro to obtain a supply of
sand for holystoning the decks. Dur-
ing their stay ashore they approached
an old Brazilian government powder
magazine which was guarded In' a de-
tachment of President Peixoto's
soldiers. The Jattcr believed the
British belonged to tho rebel warships
and blew up the magazine, killing
four and wounding five British sailors.
a light vote seems very
CLAIMS OF DIFFERENT PARTIES.
The Hi publicans and Populists Fach
Claim the Victory— Jerrv Simpson
Says It Was a Cumpalgn of Kilu-
cation I.oo*lng to the Con-
test Next Year—Views of
Nlue l'ersons Drowned.
New York, Not. 7. — Nine liv.3
were lost by the capsizing of a yawl
killed for money.
Three Oklahoma Coloied I'eople llrutally
Butchered hy a Supposed Friend*
Oklahoma City,Ok., Nov. 7.—North-
east of here, this morning, a negro
named ("lark, and his wife and daugh-
ter, were found in their cabin with
their throats cut and their skulls
fractured by blows from an ax. They
had been assaulted and robbed of $200
by John Milligan, a negro who had
lived with them. Mrs. Clark was
dead and the others will die.
The Chicago Mayoralty Fight.
Chicaoo, Nov. 7.—To-day the Dem-
ocratic minority met to elect a mayor
pro tem. There were no Republicans
present and the session was adjourned
until 5 o'clock, the sergeant-at-arms
being instructed to compel the
presence of all alderman. The Demo-
crats still claim that no election has
taken place, while the Republicans
hold that the temporary successor to
the murdered mayor was ehosen Sat-
urday, when Alderman Swift received
one more vote than the Democratic
candidate amid scenes of great dis-
order. Swift, having taken the oath
of office, will present his bond for ap-
Mr. Morton to He Operated On.
Pauis, Nov. 7.—Ex-Vice President
Levi P. Morton of the United States
returned here Saturday from Tours,
where he placed his two daughters in
a convent to obtain a French educa-
tion. Mr. Morton is about to undergo
an operation for an abscess in the
foot, which the celebrated French
doctor, Labbe, will perform.
Cherokee Council iu Session.
Tahlequah, I. T., Nov. 7.—The
( herokee council met and organized
this morning with Richmond Wolf as
president of the senate and Byrd
Jones t-peaker of the house. Both
houses are an ti-Harris. The most im-
portant Work will* be settling the in-
truder question and disposing of the
Berry Wall a Drunkard.
New York, Nov. 7.—E. Berry Wall,
the well known leader in masculine
toggery fashions, was arrested last
night charged with being intoxicated.
Wall, in answerin g thu usual ques-
tions. said he was it years old and a
"gentleman of leisure.'' We was
bailed out. *
Suicide to Knd Disgrace.
Beki.in, Nov. 7. -A >lispatch from
Hanover says that Lieutenant Von
My erick, who was most prominently
connected w.th thei gambling fraud
trials and who was recently convicted
and sentenced to four years imprison-
ment was -i'oiind dead in his cell
to-day, having committed suicide by
No Jury for Coughlln Yet.
Chicago, Nov. 8. The third day of
the Coughlin trial was taken up with
a continued effort to secure jurors.
Over 200 venire men have been ex-
amined. Four have been accepted by
the state and an equal number by tho
defense, but not one has been agreed
upon by bo h parties.
Sir Andrew Clark Dead.
London, Nov. 7. — Sir Andrew Clark,
Mr. Gladstone's physician, and one of
the most noted iu mi in the medical
pr tit ess ion, died ;u his home, 15 ( ayenr
dishv square, this afternoon. He had
been stricken with paralysis about
three weeks ago and was unconscious
for man}' hours.
Few Hegistratlon Fronds*
New Yoke, Nov. *7 —Superintendent
Byrn> s said to-day that altogether less
than 450 warrants had been issued for
the arrest of persons suspected of
falsely registering out of the total
registering <>f more more than : 000.
First of the Missouri Appointments.
Washington Nov. 7. The first of
the MissouTi contests was s.-ttled this
afternoon when tlit* president ap-
pointed ( harles Sneek revenue collec-
tor of the first Missouri district.'
A King of the Turl Dead.
Loltsvii.lk, Ky.. Nov. 7.—-Long-
fellow. sire of the Hard, Freoland,
Cassius, Riley and other famous racers,
is dead. •
Fx-Premier Tlrard Dead.
Paris, Nov. 8.— M. Pierre Emanuel
Tirard, twice prime minister of France
and one of the most distinguished
of financiers, is dead. *
?oi'RKA, Kan., Nov. 7. — It is notex-
pected that a large vote will be cast
in Kansas to-morrow for the full vote
is never polled except at presidential
elections, and further, there has been
a decrease in population since 1888,
due to the first rush to Oklahoma and
the recent exodus to the Cherokee
strip. In the West it is expected tiiat
the vote to-morrow will indicate a de-
parture of per* cent of the people
who were inhabitants < f that section
a year ago, and the total of the state
is not expected to be more than 275,-
000, if that
The Democrats have straight tickets
in the ti.-id in something like seventy^
nine counties. The Democratic
strength in the state in 1800 was prob-*
ably best represented by the vote for
lieutenant governor when Isott re-
ceived 55,873. From this must be sub-
tracted the pemoerats who have gone
to Oklahoma, probably 5,000 in all.
Both the Republicans and the
Populists are confident of victory.
Secretary Brown of tho state central
committee says the Republicans will
elect more county officers than ever
before in the history of the state.
This is derided by Chairman Breiden-
thai <>'f tin- Populist committee, who
offers to bet to &500 op it
Bernard Kelley, who in his capacity
as departmeht commander of the G.
A. R. has been over the state great
deal, says tho Republican's will easily
carry sixty-five of the 105 counties and
may carry seventv-five and that they
will get a plurality of the aggregate
The Populists meet these claims
with like confidence. They are look-
ing for a stampede into their ranks,
caused by the repeal of the ,Sherman
act, but they only give out ns their
figures sixty to seventv counties and a
plurality of from 10,000 to 20,000.
Congressman Jerry Simpson says
the vote to-morrow will show tho
actual strength of the Populists in the
state. It has been a campaign of edu-
cation looking to the contest next .
year and.the Populists will vote their
ticket without a scratch, lie be ieves
the Populists will poll a plurality of
the votes, but as the Demo-
cratic strength is an unknown
quantity this fall he is not
prepared to give any figures.
The number of votes the Populists
will noil depends on the effect tho
recent silver legislation at Washing-
ton has on the people, lie says ihat
he has talked to oceans of people dur-
ing the short time he has been in the
campaign and they manifested great
enthusiasm for the Populist movement,
Simpson spoke this afternoon in To-
peka, beginning at 1 o'clock and
speaking until when he took a train
for Emporia where he spoke to-night
The Topeka meeting was continued
to-night with Governor Lewelling and
H. E. Taubencek as the principel ora-
tors. '1 he governor left after the
meeting for Wichita to vote.
Referring to the Washington dis-
patch that the Populists had started a
presidential boom for him, Jerry
simpson said he admitted that his
Canadian birth barred him, but he
said jokingly, that that difficulty
could be removed by annexing Canada
or changing the constitution, but he
had not decided yet - which plan to
A German lady of wealth and posi-
tion has founded a school of garden
inTthe lower* bay Saturday afternoon, ^ing for women.
RIOTS IN M RSEILLES.
Street Kail way Strik.rs Born a Car and
Teiir l'|i Tracks.
Mahsmi.lkb, Nov. 7.—The strike of
the en es of the horse car lines in
this city f >r increased wages assumed
a threatening aspect to-day. The
police siem utterly unable to cope
with mobs and it is probable that the
soldiers wil have to be called upon.
Tli>s m i n i.;,r a inob «>f over 5,000
rioters assembled on the Cannebiere,
the widest an 1 most frequented thor-
oughfare. and overturned fifteen horse
cars, saturated one of them with pe-
troleum and .set tire to it amid
cheers and ye Is.
^ueezed the ftoval I unlly.
London, Nov. 7.—A public examina-
tion of the affairs of Hallett & Co.,
navy agents and bankers show lia-
bilities amoun tin it to 8125,000. The
duke of Edinbur gh, the du.ie of York,
Prinee Henry of Batten berg, and most
of the prominent naval officers are
among the unsecured creditors. Will-
iam Hallett attributes his failure to
financiering the Dalzcll news agency
.to the extent of over £200,000.
rrcniloi gasf* Trial Set.
Chicago, Nov. 7. Mayor Harrison's
assassin. Prendergast, appeared for
trial to-day, but upon the request of
attorneys secured for him by his
brother, a letter earner, the ease was
continued, by .I u I-.re Dunne until No-
vember 27. The law vers for the de-
fense stated that theydesired time to
study the ca e.
A Famous Composer Dead.
Sr. Pe i i r.-jbukg, Nov. 7. — Peter
Tschaikow ky, one of the most famous
of living composers, i> dead. He was
54 years old an I was borne in
Vptkinick. He w ^ one of Russia's
foremost exponents of music and was
known the world over. Many of his
works hdvo been given in America.
A Fast Hock Train Wrecked.
Enid, Ok., Nov. 7. —At Kremlin, six
miles north of here, last night, one of
the series of fast stock trains on tho
lloek Island jumped the switch and
several cars were wrecked and thirty-
two cattle killed and others injured
so that they were shot.
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