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THE KED CLOUD OHIEF, JfJUDAY, .OOT. 9, 1896.
WAS DEADLY HAVOC.
SCOPES OF LIVES LOST IN
At nt I'lflj- l'toplo Klllril nml Inmliiil
ahl Dimmer, Dunn In I'lorliln Nine
Jcliool Children lYrl-.li Noieii Ninr
"Wanlilnglou llirro 1 turned to Dentil,
Tii Tlorida Probably fifty proplo
kllKttl, many of tlictn children. Mnny
injured, Property loss Incalculable
In Htunton, Va Au unknown mini
ter of peoplo drowned and great dam
At Savannah, (la. Eleven hilled;
alne Injured. Losses S'fiO.OOQ.
In nud nboul Wnshlngton, I), G -Mgiit
hilled and many injured.
At Mntnllr, Pa, Si children
turned to death in ruins.
At Alexandria, Va. 1'our hilled
nd rasny Injured. Losses SJf'0,000
Near hhniroklu, I'll Two hilled
and many liijuitd. Losses S'00,090.
About Lancaster, I 'a. Several in
irtd and fcl.OOO.OiX) damage done.
Jackson ui.i.k, I'lii, Oet .'. Tucs
J' great hiirrlcann struck Floridi.
at Cedar Key.s uml passed in Hi pith
C destruction over twenty tot mis ami
IUci(cs and reports .show I hut be
secn thirty nml forty copU tvero
.t is reported from Gainesville that
Ctdur Keys, n plaee of l.iVK) no iplu,
bout 10u miles southwest of Jackson
illr, wiih swrpt away ..ml many Hvch
Int. .Nobody has lieun ubhi 'to get
tpvthlujf direct fiom Cedar Keys.
Moving northeasterly the 'htorm
.it:ck Wllllstown, a small town,
"rhire eleven houses wens blown
KVin, one person was Killed anil suv
il probably fatally hurt.
.Near Wllllstown was a large- turpon
ttne factory, where statu convicts aro
tmployed. Twenty of theso wero
Vnddled together lu a cabin. A heavy
titc wjs blown aeioss the cabin and
ii were crushed to death.
tn Oulnsvllle the Methodist ehutch
and about twenty dwellings and busl
C.s houses were destroyed and tpilto
t number of people hurt, but nono
At Lrirrosse fifteen buildings were
JtMroyrd and the Kev. W. A lliur,
jr. F Mcintosh and her baby hilled.
Near there four luboicrs who "weru In
a tabln at lorpouliun works weru
crushed by fulling tiees
ukathh i.n mi: sriiim's t-mi.
Newberry, In west Alachua county,
tvus totally wreched. C J. Kastlin,
Mr. Nancy Moss, Fiank Olmsteail
and David .lone a viuio hilled.
At High fjprlng. Melissa llarren,
James Morris and Sallic Nobles, a
oclniod woman, nio reported hilled.
At UracV luolvn hoiisoi wurn lili.i n
.iwn ami a woman was hilled, but
er babo was tinhuit, although it was
rued ftuimt distance by the wind.
At Lnho lltillur. Itrudfnrd eonntv.
C 11, llarl.ey, Mrs. J. M. Fntoh and
litr infant woto fatally hurt. On
tyidgc Richards' turpentine farm four
liivlets were killed by fulling trees.
lu linker county MeClctiny, Sander
vn, Olen S. Mary and Olustee weio
Uuost destroyed. No one was hilled
-tlrlglit, but many wero injured.
At Live Oak tliu destruction is com
Iko, but no loss of life is reported.
Near Wclborn the house of Amos
White was destroyed and two of his
At Laho City olj;.it business houses
trvd thlrleeu dwcllinj's were de-t.?-nved.
Mrs. .Sarah l'lotelier ami
Ino boys wero hilled and Doiu Jen
nine's, .Samuel Hudson ami Jonas May
4rrv weio fatally Injured.
Six pei sous urn reported hilled at
fort White, in lolumbluoa eounty,
'j.if no nmiirn aro ivi)u.
In this iiluee, in tliu business and
,-fsldencn factious, not a liuildlii es
inped Mcrlouitdamni'e I. very church,
Vi'spHiil, asylum and school' building
s.is tnore or less damaged.
J"ust north of hero in Nassau county
ive children wero hilled in tho wreeic
( a .school house.
At Ulllyards another rsuhool house
f wrecked and four children wore
At KlnLa Kcrrr. Andv .Tolnunn
Jlose I.assitcr, Simon Henderson,
liny Jones and u child wero killed.
Ulrs. Fisher was iiursintf a viek child
and the Infant died as tliu house fell.
The mother wns hurt, but will re
torcr. Threu aallori were killed on
ebooners that wore loading lumber
t Klnjs Terry.
Acroa the line in Georgia the dev
Jstatlon was rontlnued. At Polk
Won the school house was wreched
and four chlldten hilled In Camden
county several more were killed
,. hTAl'NION, VA., H.))l)i:i
4 ttnliiinnu Number nf People Iliowned
hiiiI Ureal Diinuco ICrpiti tt'il
Staunton. Va., Out '2. Scores of
families are homelcs and many are
mxlously seeking to ascertain tho
wheienbouls ami safely of friends, or
ore milking searches for the bodies of
thosn whom thuy It now Iiitu perished.
The property losses will exceed $:00,-
BAY STATE REPUBLICANS.
'oiulntloo Maite In Short Orilrr- Ilia
C'hlcKBo rutdirm neiioinimrt.
Uoston, Oct. 'i Tho MnHsachusetta
Republican state convention met here
to-day, Itofer Volco who haa filled
thu executive oHlce u nee the death of
'Virernor Ureouhalgc, was utinnl
lously nominated for (governor. Tho
K Louis plutform was Indorsed and
no Chleui;o convention vlgorouuly
d c it ou u ce d
Sltty luillctmonta Stolen.
F.UKCKA Si-ntNOB, Ark , Oct. 3. The
tfl'.ce of the circuit clerk of Iloouo
county, at Harrison, was looted last
ultr-'it. Sixty indlctmonta for liquor
ttlllnsr and enmbllntr, all tho records
In the same cases and SltiO In eounty
crip were tukeu. Tho destruction of
vidence against the thieves was tho
Hjrrai'iiin, N V, ulTarril tlreatly.
SvitACUHit, N. Y., Oct. 2, severe
alo tujfi'd here oar'y yesterday morn
B. Thousands of dollars' damage
sdoue, but no llvci wero roported
EX-GENERALS IN KANS-U
Itlc CriMTiM I.UIrn tu Iim. nt Vnrloui
risers- llrlef Spcci lif .
Atciiiaon, Kan., Out. 5. Tho ex
Union (encrn1s who aro touring tho
West uml muktug npccchcs In behalf
of MoKlnloy nml HoUnrt, entered
Kansas from Nebraska by way of tho
Missouri Pacific railway, escorted by
Colonel C. M. Kahrburn of tliu t line.
The first stop was mude at this town,
which va reuched at C:J0 o'clock-.
(lencral Aler had not been notified
that a meeting was to bo held hero
uml tho party wero surprised to bo
awakened at 8 o'clock, the hour up
pointed for tho meetlntr, by a noisy
crowd of people who liail fathered oil
thu Union Mutton platform.
Kscorted by Mr. Ingalls, General
Howard led the multitude to tho west
sidu of thu llurllaglon it Missouri
freight depot, wliC" novcrul hundred
school children, tin- Tlepubllcan Ham
bean club and u banil were drawn up
lu lines to welcome tho visitors. When
Mr. lualls called for order about
L',000 people were present, but in i.
few minutes it wat uuL'inentod by
General Howard m. united a small
table uml stood while the crowd
cheered Ho spoko briefly. llo was
followed by General Stcwait, General
Sickles ami (orporal Tunner.
At Noitonvllic, .superintendent Mc
Clclluml, who Jjlned the party ut
Atchison. held the train three minute
while General Howard Hildressed tho
school children and about 300 men
At Valley Falls another shortstop
vvus in rule while General Sickles ad
dressed a crowd of abeut ."00.
There tho special eats were attached
to the legulur passenger train, which,
lu addition to the usual complement i
of cars, carried half u do.en extra '
coaches carrying excursionists to
Topeka. In cor.senuiinco of this cktru
woikuud u delay in getting out of
Atehisun.tho tram was three-quartet
of uu hour lute In arriving at 'J'opeka
Tho civic parudi) which it was ur
ranged the visiting generals shoult!
review had already r.tarted and not
ovor 100 persons were at tho station
to meet tho party. Tho welcoming
committer! consisted of Governor Mor
rill, Chairman .Simpson, Mnyor Fcl
lows. I, S. Cruiii, I). W Mulvano,
Frank llrown, Major Gouornl lluglivi
and a isoro cr moro of reprcscntallvo
Jtepubllcans. After u hearty greet
ing, thu visitors eulered carriages ami
were driven to the reviewing stand at
the north side of the eapilal square
iu ruviuw me u. i K. divisions.
Tho party Is traveling in the full
mau car -'I.riiiioud" uml General It. A.
Alger's nrlvato car "Mlehiirati ' It
consists of General Alger, Geneial O. i
O. Howard, General Daniel K. Slclvlos,
General Thomiis J. Stgwttrt, Corporal '
James Tanner, Major .1 W. Hurst,
qunrteruianicr general of the (J A. It.;
Colonel Ueorgo II. Hopkins, Generis
Alger's persona! friend; Colonel V. (1
llccrof Now York, teprescntative ol
thu Hepubilean luitiumil coiumitten
and .inurtermastcr general of tint
train; Fred P. Davis, press repiescnt
utrie of tho parly; Joseph Grnusel,
General Alger's friend and represent
ulltcoftho Detroit Journal; George
fStanton Sickles and Mrs. .Sickles, sou
and duiighter of General .Sickles
ins iiiivan's coi-iiiKut s act.
The membur.s of tho party unite In
saving that tho most pleasing Incident
so far of their Journey was a delicata
bit of courtesy .shown by Mrs. llryun.
wife of the Democratic candhlato for
president, who, whilo tho procession
in honor of thu visiting generuls was
moving past her house in Idruln,
displayed ovor her door a largo por
trait of William McKluley, tastefully
draped In the national colors. It was
a touch of womanly grace, beautiful
as it was unexp"oted, and General
Alger says that he will elu-rlsh It us a
bwret recollection plucked from an
acrimonious campaign until thu eud
of his days.
CAN'T CO IN" r POLITICS
Attorney lirnerul lluriiiim to A I)U
trli t Attiirnr).
Wariiinoto.y, Oct. ".Attorney Gen
eral Harmon, iu accepting the resig
nation o ""'rsnels It I.asslter, United
States uttoi fey for the I. astern dls
trict ut Virginia, sent tho following
letter to him;
"Complaints had reached tho De
partment of Justice that Mr. Lasslter
was nutlng as a chairman of a cam
paign commltteu and otherwise tak
ing an active part In tho polities C"
his district. Whatever rule may pro
vail iu other departments, it is wel
settled in th's Unit there Is an linprc-.
prlety in ofllcers liko you acting as
committeeman to manage and conduct
political campaigns. As United States
attorney von determine whom to pros
ucute and Whom not to prosecute. You
conduct or recommend the discontinu
ance of prosecution already commence
ed You have admission to tho grand
jury looms und Indictments aro fouud
or reused largely upon your ndvlce.
If I concede that you are, a:i your let
ter to-day claimed to be, ono of those
tare men who aro beyond tho reach ot
tho unconscious opuratiou of feeling
of personal txov or disfavor, still, tht
general confidence of tho community
hi your conduct us a public oilier r of
justice ia at least a rl-k, It while hold
ing that otllco you so engage m the
exciting and often bitter political
campaigns In which tho entire com
munity Is ranged on ono slito or the
other. You niiiy be able, as you think
you are, to escape or repress In what
you dousun officer alleltVct of tho rec
ollections of your campaign work, but
you will lie utterly uuablo, ospecially
In eases where your action may nj
pear to coincide with vour supposed
tiicliiiutlon to make tlio community
believe that your action has not been
in any degree so affected."
A Nicaragua Co u piracy Nipped.
Managua, Oct.. 2. A plot waa
formed hore to overthrow the irovem
mentof Nicaragua and kill President
.elaya by some of the most prominent
people. Tho cousplrucy, however,
was discovered on tho very eve of iU
execution and somo ot thu leaden
A llrlilu Shout lluri'lr nrmL
Caiho, III,, Oct. 2. At 5 o'clock Milt
morning Mrs. Frar.er, u bride of lout
days, shot herself through tho heart.
She and her hns'jand were both mem
bers of tho choir of tho Church oV the
J.cdeo."u ir, 'pUcop4l. No cauni to
Itrgrrt the Action ol tlir .St. f.nula Con
vention cm the Silver Imuf,
Coi.OHADO Sl'lltNOS. Colo , Oct, 2.
Sovcn hundred dc egates weio iu at
tendance when Cliulrmau Hodgci
called tliu l.cpiiblicau Stale conven
tion to order
Tho convention wns harmonious
nml the ticket wns nominated through
out by u unanimous vote. Tho report
of the committee on resolutions, says:
"Unsolved, That our people, Irre
spective of party atllliatluns, favor
tho freo coinage of silver under an
administration lu which tho people of
tho country had confidence. We re
gret that the natiouul convention nt
tit Louis did not view this question
us vu view it
"Wo accept, however, the assurance
of the part.v that its eflnrts will bo
devoted to the securing of uu interna
tlonai agreement for Ihu unlimited
coinage of uiiver as a sacred pledge.
Wo bellove that tho pleilgu will bo
fullllled, und we aru firmly of tho
:allh that the remouctl.itioii of all
tor, so (Hsc.'ii-r.l to the wulfurc of th.'a
and r.ll othti' jicilieil coutitrlci., wUJ
bo accomplished tlu-oivxli tho oAorX
mil under tho direction of the .cpu.
Heap party of this country ur.t
tlnoiigli no other, l.xcept upon tlis
silver iiustlou wc heartily and 'J'
dially ludorso tho plat form o( mo
parly at SL Louis, and wu declare our
tiudimiulslied und unwavering belief
iu the great doctrines of tliu protec
tion of American labor and American
industries. Also iu reciprocity .;,
enunciated in llio national plalfor.o."
levrn t'enpl Xlltoil by the I'ury nf tliO
Wind Thru It-.rnril to llrnlti
Wakiiimiion. Oct. 2. Tuesday
night's storir. caused seven deaths lr
this vicinity. Dr. II. C. Sherman o
this city, u cousin of Senator John
"i'jrmnn, who was at his country res
Afcuco at OIney, Mil., whilo going of.
to !,Is barn, was iilinnt struck by two
falling trees, Uu returned to tha
house, sat down In a chair and almost
immediately expired. Three colors I
men, who.'.n names are unknown,
wero burned to deuth at Washington
grove, a tree demolishing their cabin
and overturning tliu lamp. Captain
Uobert Chesehliue, with his schooner.
Capital, having a crew of a whilo arts
a colored man, were caught at Sandy
point. The boat was overturned an4
all three weru drowned.
NO SILVER FUND.
A Colorado llllllon.ilro .Mine Oirurr Not
Amt.v, Col , Oct. 2. The following
reply has been received by It. C.
''rown of this city from J. J. linger
man, thu millionaire, silver mine,
owner, iu response to a request of
Mr. Drown, as chairman of the com
mittees to raise a fund nmong the
mining men in uid of the sliver cause!
"After mature consideration, I have
toncludr that thu dangers likely tn
Jollow tho success of tho Democratic
Fopullst combination would outweigh
any possible beiiefi y and I cannot
contribute to the Democratic cam
paign fund, cither personally or
through thu companies iu which I aua
liteicsled. .I. J. II Afir.iiMAS."
IRISH FLAGS NOT BARRED.
A AlHinnrhtintt .liiilco Declilra 1Ua
Krln It Not Nation
IiVWHEM'i:, Mass, Oct. 2. July 0,
Contructur I'atrlck O'llnen was ar
rested for displaying an Irish Hag ou
a portion cf thn staging of the now
Ward 0 schoolhouso Julv 4, under the
statute forbidding thu display of any
foreign flag upon a public building.
Ho was fouud guilty, und Judgu Stouo
of the police, court lined him SlO. An
appeal was taken o the superior court.
Yesterday Judgo Hopkins ruled that
Ireland was tint a country In the !
.neaning of the statu..) governing thn
caso and had no lljg except that of
the United Kingdom of Great Iirltain
and Ireland. The e.uo was accord
WHITE HOUSE CAMAGED.
llio Storm Injure thr HvM n(l Carrie
Oft thn rrrldriit'a I'.RildlT
Wabiii.nuto.v, Oct, 2 The White
House wus somuwhat Injured by the
btorm, a portion of tho copper
rooting being stripped o!f and otlior
lamage done. Tho tall fUgstaff from
shich tho signal was i'Ivcii to the
tlty that tho 1'resldent was In town,
disappeared completely. In tho beau
tiful grounds su 'rounding the houso
, twenty-llvo of the splendid troes,
elms, "sycamores, wnlnu.s and mag
nolias, somo or great agu and Histor
ical associations, were completely
Tha .fonrn.rullUor Cat.
jEFKKitfioN Utv, Mo, Oet. 2. In
tho Hupromo court this momiqir, In
bano, tho first ease on tho docket was
thatof Charles II. Jones vs. the 1'uU
. fl..ttf.at i1 ..
Ms Children lliirnnit to Deth
I'onsvti.i.K, lu , Oct- -!. The storm
blew down the coal breaker nt Mata
lie. belonging to the Pennsylvania
Anthracite Coal company. Six tene
ment houses belonging to the camp
.veru destroyed by llio and six chil
dren, Inmates, lost their lives. The
fire originated from a stove over
turned In ono of the summer kitchenr
from tho shaking ot thu wind.
Uemorrulln Clnlms lor Mlnourl.
St. Liiris, Mo. Oct. '.'. Kcturni
from I, '.00 school districts to tho Den,
ocratlc Statu committee show an In
crease ovor tho Democratic vote of
18iv.', and It Is claimed that Mr. Itryan
will come to St l.ouls with a plurality
of nearly 100,01)0.
nuvnr ami timmicratiu t liius Km.
Sr. Louis, Mo , Out. 2. The consoli
dation ot the National Astociatlon of
Democratic clubs and thu Association
of National Silver clubs has finally
ucan periecteit ami tue latter organt
cation will tu I; it an nctlvp purt In tha
')ig couveutloo In tj Audltoi'luijr
Itzer Publishing Company to restrulf
tho company from Interfering with
his management of the St Louis Pott
Dispatch. The attorneys were al-
iLMvru uvu iiuuivi uy nu uuiirfc iu argue
350 PEOPLE TKRJSir.
TERRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE IN
IsSjku'y to Hinrh .100 Iliinilr.iU of Dull
crnicn Oieru liilinril -t'edar Kc)s tild
Wa.lt Ton ii After Tumi Almutt Com
ptetrly Wiped Out.
.Tackconviu.k, Fla., Oct. S. At
least .1.10 lives possibly S00 were
lost lu and about Cedar Keys ns a re
sult of llio tcri'illc hurricane and tidal
wave Tuesday night. Of 100 fishing
and srongo boats with from four to
ten men each, anchored below tho
town Monthly night, only ubout
twenty escaped destruction, and tho
loss of life thero Is estimated at from
830 to J.'iO In tho town Itself, before
tho storm, a thriving place of 1,500
people, twenty dead bodies Jiave been
recovered from thu mud und ruins.
Few houses tire left standing and
scores are. suffering from injuries.
The town was situated at thu mouth
of the Suwant". river on a numtci' of
small keva connected by bridges,
hcorcs of lives erc also lost in tho
sponge fishing section, Tho hurri
cane struck tt'ie place ubout 3:!0
o'clock Tuesday morning ami con tin -led
for .several liouis. '1 hough warn
;ig had been given, nothing Indicated
t blow of unusu.ll severity, and up to
! o'clock tho night was calm and
quiet. At that time a moderate
bree.o sprang up from tho oaslwurd,
increasing gradually until it thirty
mile wind was blowing. About
o'clock a perfect tornado was blowing.
Then the wind suddenly changed tu
the southeast, bringing a perfect del
uge of water, tho tide rising two feet
higher than lu tho gale of ln'.U.
HKATII IN' A T.IIAI. WAVIi
At 7 o'clock tin Immense tldul wavo
came In from the south, carrying de
struction with It Koats, wharves
and small houses were hurled upon
tho shorn und broken into fragments.
Tills tidal wave caused thu principal
loss of life, many houses being swept
awuy from their foundations and tho
Iu Cedar Keys, when the tidal wavo
vr.mu and overwhelmed the houses,
mruy of the inmates limited in tho
iVMcr, clinging to pieces of timber;
ethers clung to tree tops for hours,
tiutU tho water receded. They wero
bul'etted by wind and waves and
iirmy men fainted, but clung even
while unconscious to the treu limbs.
Many aru still unaccounted for, and
families and friends aro filled with
anxiety, Imping for the best, but fear
ing tho worst, lu view of the utter
destruction wrought by the storm, it
seems miraculous that there is a sin
gle person alive iu Cedar Key.s to-day.
Wlille the gule was at Its height tiro
brohc out in the lSeltiuu house In a
few seconds thu entire budding was
wrapped In Haines, which quickly
communicated to the bchlemmer hotel,
adjoining, and in a very short time
nothing was left of cither house ex
cept thu bare walls. The inmates
saved nothing. They mado their cs
capu by wading through four feet of
Tho bridges connecting tho keys
were swept away, and the only com
munication is by means ot boats, of
which few aro left. Then, too, most
of thu victims wero buried deep in
mud by the tidal wave, uml many of
the bodies will probably never bo re
covered. Ueyond tho bar there are a scorn of
masts visible just above the water,
and each top indicates the burial
place ot a sponging schooner and its
crew. It is possible that many of the
vessels wero blowu out into tho gulf
uml rode out tho hurricane, but thu
Mary l.li.u's captain thinks that by
far the greater number aru beneath
tho water with their crews. Ho say
that thuru was not one chance inij
thousand for such frail craft to live iu
such a hurricane. It is expected that
lor uays to como corpses ol llio
spongers will be found iiloiig thu
TUIItrr 1IKAD in i.kvv cot NIV.
Iu tho Western part of Levy uml
Alachua counties not less than 200
families are left destitute. Scores
were injured und over thirty wero
killed in Levy county. Tho town of
1'iiunln wus completely destroyed with
the exception of one small house.
The town of Needmoro was demol
ished. The postofllcc building at that
place wus completely demolished and
the postmaster can find no part of the
mull or postotlico fixtures.
Uvery houso nt Yular, Judson and
Chietlaud wus destroyed, with ono or
two exceptions, killing peojdo of both
the former places. Thu people of
Hronkon have Issued nn uppcal for aid
for the destitute.
Ueports from Uaker, Suwanoe, Nas
sau and Columbia counties confirm
tho previous reports of death and in
struction. The death list has been
lucreased by nearly a doen. Colum
bia county fared very badly. All tho
country aouth of l.ahu City Is devas
tated. In thu Caleb Markham neigh
borhood scarcely a houso Is left stand
ing. In the vicinity of Paynu and
Mount Tuber postofllees the destruc
tion was great, but the accounts aro
yot meager. Fred Hodgo. a fartnot
of thut locality, was fatnlly crushed
and his wife hilled by thu falling ot n
treo on their house.
Kort Whfto fared badly, all tho
churches, .school houses, many stores
and residences being blown down and
many others injured.
itt'iN in kvkiiv PinmioN.
M Ikrsvillo and other Southern points
have not yet been heard front. Hagen
station, ten miles southeast from Luke
City, wns wiped out, stores demol
ished and dwellings destroyed At
Luke Butler the destruction was al
most as great and Lacrosse waa
almost wiped out of existence.
Incrouie ot Nutloual lUuk Notot.
Wasiiinoto.v, Oct. 3. Tho monthly
statement of tho comptroller ot tho
curreucy shows the amount of na
tional bank notes iu circulation Sop
tetilDcr 30 was 8.33,5.2,30, an in
crease for tho month of Sl,02",osl and
for tho twelve months 5JO,7SO,T03.
I'oUnn ChoUud Out of HI Mouth.
CAiuiiAair, Mo., Oct. X William J.
Warrington, an organ salesman, wns
in rested in this citu to-day on eight
counts of embezzlement from thn
Newman Pros. Or.riin Company of
Chicago, llu tried to tuku arsenic
but the ofllcer choked hltu and made
Jjlllt PJ?ltJt out'
TOUR OF THE GENERALS.
NiniiiToiii KntitHS Toitns Vlntctl by tha
EmI'OI'.ia, Kan , Oct 3 Tho first ot
tho generals tonrlso this morning was
General Howard. He sleeps lightly,
and us soon as ho folt tho motion of
tho car as the special pulled ovor tho
frogs and switch Joints of tho Topeka
yards at 7 o'clock, ho tumbled out of
his berth and diessed up for tho day.
The first stop was made at Osago City,
where o crowd of nbout 1,000 hud
General Alger wns Introduced bf
V '-.Marshall of Osago City. Tho five
ft rals nml tho ono corporal prt.-m-tm-d
themselves ou thu platform.
General Alger was still hoarse nud ho
spoko but brlufly.
General Alger then Introduced Gen
eral Howard, lie had heurd frequently
of late, the sneer about "pulling tho
old soldier's leg " lie wanted to say
simply that the old soldiers had gone
to war to preserve tho country under
one Hag, und they wanted now only
that the country should continue Ho
appealed to tho voters not to lot any
"fool Pops" mislead thorn Tho Pop
ulists were men who wanted another
form of government a divine govern
ment with thn railroads and tele
graphs all operated from Washington,
und thu Lord on duly to conduct it
At Umporia about 5,000 people gath
ered to hear the generals. Theyspoko
in a similar strain as at Osago City.
At Strong City a hall of twenty min
utes was made and Generals Alger,
Sickles nnd Howard mado short
speeches to about '0 people. It was
not a responsive audience and It evi
dently wns largely dominated by freo
silver sentiment, but it paid respectful
attention and when General Sickles
spoke it becomo somewhat enthusias
tic and repeatedly cheered his
At Florence General Stcwnrt was
the star speaker, where 5UI) or Wo
men, women and children gathered
at. the train. He was Interrupted fre
quently by the bell of a locomotive
nearby. Finally, ho stopped, saving:
"1 can't talk against a bell. 'Thut
bull Is like a Populist, always going
through the country making a nolso
and interrupting tho good things."
General Howard, General Mardcnitnd
General Alger also spoke.
At Marlon the crowd wns unmis
takably Ucpublic.in and upplauded
vigorously. When the train reached
Ilillsboro, a German sett uinent, .'lUU
net pic weru standing on the platform,
but the town was not ou the schedule
for a stop nnd the train shot by.
Who'i General Sickles, sitting in tho
obscivation room, caught sigut of tho
disappointed crowd he cried out to
thu biahumati: "Stop tliu train and
wc will back up to thosu people I
may never sec them again." And so
tliu train was stopped and backed up
while General Sickles spoke to them.
They wanted him to speak in German,
but he dors not speak that languago
und spoke to them in Knglish of their
countrymen, the bravo .Sigel.
CLOUDBURST IN ARIZONA.
I'l-rnniM Dent nnd lour Olhcr M1m-
In); nt lli'iKim
Kiin'son', A. T., Oct. 3. Part of the
ton n was washed away and six per
sons drowned in a flood from a cloud
burst iu thu Whetstone mountains,
twelve miles southwest of town. T!i.
dead, whoso bodies have been recov
ered, tire: William Seek, n barber,
his wife and two children, und Oica?
Ashburu, a cattleman. Four moro
persons uro missing It Is expecteu
that great loss of life nud destruction
of property will bo reported from aL
along tho San Pedro river.
WILL WAIT FOR ELECTION.
U .MoKlnli-y Win the I.eailvlllu Minor
Will ll-luro to Work nt ','. r.O.
Li:.MiVli.i.i:, Colo , Oct. 3. As n re
sult from tho miner's meeting lnt
night, the majority liavo decided to
remain quiescent until after tho elec-
tion. If McKluley is elected tho
present intention is to abandon tho
btrike. If Itryan Is elected tho hops
is that the price of sllvci will advanct)
and tho management will at ono
concede till demands of the union.
Nrr Hutu nf u Thief.
Sr. JosKi'ii, Mo, Oct. 3. A dapper
looking young fellow, who gives tl..
iiumo of A. It. Gorman, nnd who is be
lieved to be an ull-nroiind crook, w.s
locked up yesterday on a charge of
latceiiy. lie had a now dodge, which
lie worked to a successful termination.
Ills scheme was to go into dentist.-.'
olllces and steal tho purses wUlch
women leave on thu tables whilo thoy
went in the clinir. llu dropped Into
Dr. Newall's otllce and stole Mrs. 11.
Ozonburgor's purso with SJ.13, and
later iu Dr. Kronkite's, where he is
alleged to have made away with Mrs.
Mary Evans' purso. Ho visited a half
dozen otlior establishments mid mado
hauls, it is said. He Is thought to
have worked the samo game In
Fmlnn ArranE-iini-iit lu Tcins.
Dallas, Texas, Oct 3. From au
thentic sont es It Is leurned that tho
details ot fusion between tho Kepub
Ileum nnd Populists aro complete.
Tho Kepubll'iins will voto the Pop
ulist state und county tickets, tho
Populism Wril support most of the
MoKinW '-'lectors and the parties di
vide tho congressional districts, giv
ing throe to the Republicans.
South Carolina Nfj;riii' Drowned.
Savan.mii, Oa., Oct 3. Kcports
come from Savannah river sections of
South Carolina that there was consid
erable loss of Ufa among tho negroes
in Tuesday's storms. The small
schooiifr Island Flower Is believed to
be lost with her crew of three men.
Internal Wefeniie Itocalpt Lure.
Peowa, 111., Oct. E.-Tho Internal
ro?enue collections In this distrist for
Septolnber wero 81, 574.S01 5550.000
larger than a year ago and lnrgor
tliait cluce vhe Wilson bill went into
envoi In August, .89t. Thero would
have been S'AOO'J.OO'J If tuxes had been
paid on spirhs shipped out lu bund.
St '.Tied M Tholr Find Meeting.
MhXiYu, Mo , Oct. J. M. 11. Smith
ot LacKJoaud Miss Lydla 11, Schiable
of tiling ace, who had been corres
ponding Mid had exchauged photo
graphs, Vi it who had not met previ
ously, W re married here yesterday
A DRUNKAPD'S CRIME,
I'll hi I lr Injure n I7inrt-I,l (llrl jj
KIIU lllm.rlf win, It,,,,,...
Hoi.oATK, Ohio, Oct. :i A terrible
doubio tragedy occurred last night two
miles south of tills place lu tho hc-iae
of Mrs. J. P. Itieker. a widow. The
family consisted of tliu widow nnd
two children, her daughter, Annie, If
years old, and a son. Another inmata
of the homo for somo time past haf
been a boarder, Nathan 1-2. Speltman.
I'ho latter came homo In a benstly
state of Intoxication nnd was repri
manded by Mm. Kicker. Spolltunn,
"Into tho son was ut school and Mrs.
.ticker was out attending to tho stock,
went into tho house, nnd found tht
daughter ironing. What followed can
only be surmised. Anna Kicker wat
attacked and her skull crushed. Spell
man then undertook to destroy his
own lifo by bunging. Tills attempt
being n failure, he resorted to a
method moro succossful, Lylngon his
back aeioss a bed, his head hangiti'
M It almost touched tho Hour, he drew
a rai-or across his throat, severing- CS3
nna Kicker, at last in joutits. was
I ve. but unconscious, mid there Is no
irisslblo liopu of lier recovery. Spell
man Is dead.
CANNON IN THE AIR.
New I'eut Urine Ilnntli to a Venture
Paoi.a, Kan., Oct 3 At tho Miami
county fair hero yesterday, Gcorgo
Anderson, tho aeronaut, who was shot
from a cannon suspended from u bal
loon, missed the paracliulo and was
killed In tho 1,'rJO font fall. Audor
derson was employed by Professor Ho
zart, und St. Louis, Mo., was his
home. Ton thousand people wit
ticsed the uwful nccideiit. Andurson
refused to put on the safety belt with
ropo uttuchmuiit, nud relicil only ou a
cotton clothes-line cord tied to his!
wrist for safety.
BANK ROBBERS SHOT.
I'onrntpaople Kill Onn mid Wo nnd An
other, but Third (lol-t tS'.OOl).
La Giia.mii:, Ore, O.'t 8. Cy Fitz
hiigli, n man named llrotvn and an un
known robbed tho First Nutloual
bank of Joseph, Wnllowa county, of
S2,00a, by coerciug the ofllolals by a
dis.iluy of arms, but before they could
escape they were uttneked by a num
ber of residents of the place. Alex.
Donnelly, aged 23, killed Drown and
wounded tho unknown, who was
caught, but Filliii-fli got ttway on a
horse with tho sack of coin.
COINAGE IN SEPTEMBER.
Nearly us .Stuck Sitter in (luld Money
Turned Out hy the Mint.
WAfiiii.soio.v, Oct 3. Tho monthly
statement of tho director of the mint
shows thu total coinage at tho United
States mints during the mouth of Sep
tember, 1600. to have been S3,15,
303 r0, which is divided us follows:
Gold, S3,l40,H2L'.f0; silver, S-'.Tol.lOf.;
intnor coins, S'.O.'J'JG. Of tho silver
coined S'.',700, 100 was In standard dol
lars. MR. BRYAN IN DANGER.
A.i I'n know n Wett Vlrclnt.iii Said tu
Hava Attempted nn Aitault.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct 3. A special
to tho Times-Star from Wheeling, W.
Va., says: "During the llrynn parade
last evening nn unknown man tried
to nssault the candidate Thu fellow
mado a rush for thu carriage mid,
with an oath, cried: 'Let me at him.'
A blow from a cane iu tho hands of u
guard sent him bleeding und stagger
in g into the crowd."
XehriMku Oolil llcniocr.it.
Omaha, Nob., Oct 3. Tho national
Oemocrntic party of Nebraska met
lore last night In state convention
ind named a full st.ito und congres
ilonal ticket and doctors. Tho statu
jtcket is It. S. Jiibbs, Governor; O. F.
lliglln, Llouteuunt-Goveriior- Aud
itor. Kmll Hnllerj Treasurer, Frank
McGlbbons; Secretary of stato, James
Mattes; Attorney Goneral, K. S.
Patrick; Superintendent of Public In
struction, S 0. Glovei; Commissioner,
G. M. Haer; Kegeut, Dr. J. L Lcasj
Supremo Court, Frank Irvlue, W. I
WaihlnRtnn'4 I.imm Qultn Severn.
WAsiiiNtiroN, Oct 3 Tho lleutcu
ants of tho eight police precincts each
reported yesterday the estimated total
damage in ills precinct from Tuesday
night's storm. Their totals oggrcgato
Sfj3,o00. Tho unroollng of so many
houses caused a brisk demand for
,-ooting tin and sent tho price up. The
inly loss of life in tho city was occa
sioned by tho falling of tho Albert
building on Pennsylvania avcniio.
from the ruins of which tho body of
Jutnea Fitzgerald, employed at thu
navy yards, hud taken.
No Moetluic fur IhurUon.
Kansas Citv, Mo., Oct. :. Tho ua
tional Kopublicau committee assigned
Senator John M. Thurston to speak la
this city tonight, but when he arrived
this tnornlg ho found that tho local
t'ommlttco hud forgotten all about It
und had not oven auuouncod his com
ing or secured a hall. He caucillod
A Heptuisenmrli-n lllcynllit UMuil.
Ottawa, III., Oct. 3 While rltUnjy
a bicycle, A. V. Mitclull of Streator,
aged 73, fell over an embankment and
his neck was broken, death being lu
stantancous. He was a civil war vol
eran and a leading inhabitant of tht
Ilarrlion to Make Two Suecchoi.
Nkw Youk, Oct. 3. llenjnmln Har
rlson has agreed to raako two speechci
.mint- tha nusnlces of tho national
i coinm'tteo on his way home to Indlam
..nit.i Hiii, tvill In ilidlvrirAft nn nnfl
Monday evening In Kichmond, Va.,
and tho second Tuesday afternoon ltj
Charleston, W. Va.
A llluoitrl 11 ir Train for (.aorcla
Ci.imon, Mo., Oct, 3. A Lowery
grain company shipped forty-six cari
o f hay lu livo special trains out ol
hero to-dny tor Atlanta, ua. iney
aro decorated with limners and wllj
be run throuirh bv day as hay specials
,feJn Southwest MUscnrLi AtluntU.
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