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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF, JblUDAY,,()CT. 16, 1896.
DEMOCRATS CARRY IT BY
2S.000 TO 10 000.
(irrniii AtMiiMii tint n "Iff Neurit Voir
on Account of lll Iiiipiirlliil .litinlnli
trallim A .Miijnrll) nf Hum Inlrd
fur lllin- lnilcie l.irKf .
A-rr.AJ.TA. (J:i. Oct. n W. Y. At
kinson, Democrat, is re-electod govcr
nor by n majority ui not loss tliiin .8,
dOo, which Is an lncrca"i) of 0,000 over
tho party majority of two yearn ago.
Fulton county, In which this city is
situated, has given Atkinson a major
Ity of :,00(, where two years ago it
rave tho Dcinocrnts :i majority of 1,
hOo. llllib county till year gives
majority of ()(), and two years go It
gnvo the Democrats n mittority of ,'I,
ODD. In the Tenth district, which Is
tho home of Thomas Watson, the. Dcin
ouratic majority has dropped from i,
000 to 'J,0i)l. It Is generally conceded,
however, that Atkinson lias carried
the state hv at least 'f'.oOi), and the re
turns are expected by his friends to
show he has u majority of r,,U0O. This,
if true, will mean that the balance of
tho ticket, has been elected by n ma
jority of 2S.-:ii(i
Tnc legislature is overwhelmingly
Dcmnciulic. The Populists may have
four members in tin; senate and tho
Tom Watson, the Populist nominee
for the Vice Presidency, made u des
perate effort to defeat the Democ
racy In older to use it to force oft
Sewall from the ticket, fie had tho
Ponnllsls to put up Seaborn Weight, n
Prohibitionist, ami a strong man, for
tho governorship. Ilo then made a
trade with the Itr publicans by which
their entire vote was thrown to the
Tho ctTect of this Kepubllcan move,
however, was to scare the Populists
back Into the Democratic ranks. The
Hold stuudard Democrats also took
active part in helping the Populists as
u means of Injuria).' the. regular Dem
ocrats A. S. Clay, chairman of the State
Democratic executive committee, says:
"Wo have carried the Statu by tic
twecn 4T..O00 and CO.OOO majority. The
Populists have not carried twenty
counties out of the 147 in the Stale,
and they have lost many of the coun
ties thry carried in IS..I."
Hx-Secrelary f the Interior lloke
Smith said. "The contest in tirorglu
was over the question of local govern
ment. National issues did not enter
into It. Governor Atkinson won tho
confidence of tho negro vote by his
impartial administration, ami the
largo majority of them supported him
nt the polls "
A. 1'.. Duck, chairman of the Stato
Ilepublican committee, said: "Atkin
son's large majority is due to thu pro
hibition plank in the Populist plat
form. The governor won tho negro
voto bv his efforts, to suppress lynch
ing. Tho result has no slguillcanco
tiii: ri.nitiDA ifi.iXTi ON-
Ileluru Ciuin In Very MchtIj on
count nt I hi- Aimlmthiii llullcit.
Jacksonvu i.i:. Flu . Oct. 0. The re
turns nf tho state election continue to
i-onitt in slowly. Twelve comities
complete, including 170 election dis
tricts, give Hloxham (Democrat), 'J,'87;
Gunbv (Ilepublican), ,',GiS-'; Weeks
The effect of the Australian system
was, as anticipated, to keep illiterate
voters, particularly negroes from tho
polls. Of the sixty-eight members ot
tho house of representatives, the Dem
ocrats havo at least sixty, and thirty
two members of the next senate, in
eluding sixteen "holdovers, will all be
ENGLAND'S BAD FAITH.
rranrhlte for lUllrnml to tho Vene
nrUn Out I Mrlrtt I'.ranMil.
Wasiiiso, Oct. 0. Advice, from
VenczueU) were receivod at the State
department Into this afternoon which
caused a Mid sensation. Copies of
the Dcmtrara papers containing ac
counts of recent action taken by the
Colonial government of Itrltish
tiiilana in defiance of the understand
ing existing between tho I'nlted
States and (ireut P.ritain were in to
day's mail. One of thu papers con
tains a fivC'Cnliimu account of tho
grunting of a franchise for building n
railroad along the Kiluma river to
the Hurlma gold fields. Thero.ul will
run into tho territory not only beyond
the Schomburgk liue, but even beyond
the territory to which tireat llrttain
has heretofore laid claim on tho
ground that ii was settled by her
The account In tho Demerara paper
itates that the franchise was rushed
through, not even thu time required
by the constitution being occupied in
its consideration, Nearly all the pa
pers, miiih! or mem government or
gans, criticise tho proceedings ad
versely and say they fear it will com
plicate tho Venezuelan controversy to
no little extent.
It Is expected that tho Venezuelan
legation will have official Information
about tho matter to-morrow unci will
convey it to Secretary Oluey, who
will doubtless wlllioutdelay call upon
Lord Salisbury for an explanation of
this violation of the understanding
now existing between ibis country
and (ireat Ilritalu. Tho llariiua gold
fields, which tho rill road is to bo
built to reach, aro said to bo tho
idlest in tho world.
A I'ntliuiiitrr ('amllil.tto Itemovml.
Ilr.NToji llAUiioit. Mich., Oct. ii. -11.
X Jams, postmaster of this city, has
been removed from office because of
offensive partisanship. lie is a can
didato for Congress on the Demo
cratic Petiple's Union Silver ticket.
Nut unit "nil Trml 'tMtletril.
Aniii:n80N, I ml., Oct. 0 Tho Ander
son Nut and Holt Works, by a compli
cated deal, was brought Into the Na
tional Nut and Holt Tiust last night.
Tills is thu only big concern tnm
stood out against consolidation. Now
Ihat ll is In the trust will be able to
I also prices as It desires.
liny of I'.lxht shunti a lUliy.
1'oiit Siorr, Kan., Oct. 'J. An 8
year-old sou of ( luiens of near Maple
ton, Kuu., to-day, while playing with
- ''ixeir-old sister, took a loaded pis-
DANK ROBBERS ON BIKES
Kilt A ('M'liler unit A 'I ruirlhiR
tlti-n f.ool fin MirrlMinriin
I'AIIIMONT, .Minn., Met.
masked and blcycle-inounted
swept into the little town
of S r-
borne, fourteen miles from here, es-
terday, dashed Into tho Hank of
Sherburne, murdered tho cashier, a
bystander, and securing SI, 000 from
the cash tray, mounted their wheels
and escaped before the eyes of tho
The affair was conducted with all
the bravado of the border drama, and
the killing of iho two men, one of
whom died Instantly, was purely wan
ton, as iivlthcr made any realstencc.
The persons killed were: .1. A. Ocr
tcrn, traveling agent of the Walter
A. Wood Harvester company, shot
through the heart.
Cashier Thorburn of the Hank of
Sherburne, shot In the head.
The crime is paralleled only by tho
raid of .lc.se .lames and the Voiingcr
boys, when they swooped down upon
the little town of Xorllilicld, a few
miles north of the scene of yester
days crime, snot the cashier of the
bank of Northllold down and de
camped with a large amount ol
money. In that instance the robbers
departed on horses, whereas yesterday
the criminals, in keeping with the
limes, used bicycles in escaping from
tin! enraged cltiens of Sherburne.
At about :W o'clock two masked
men walked through the front en
trance of the bank to the cashier's
box and, .without a word, whipped
out their revolvers and leveled them
at Cashier Thorburn. The latter did
not move, but the next mlnulu the re
port of two revolvers rang out and
Cashier Thorburn fell at his desk.
At another desk in (ho bank stood
Oerstcrn, n traveling man. He was
the only immediate bar to the ends to
which the robbers sought to gain, ami
as Thorburn fell to tho lloor they
turned and s'it him dead.
As quickly as possible they leaped
over the railing and seemed SI, 000 in
cash. They then ran for thu back
door of the bank, where they had
taken the precaution to leave their
bicycles, nuunted thoin and rode'
away, it an iiapppueu iimiuu i iwo
minute1-, and the oulv witness to the
deed was a woman who stood across
the street from the front entrance of
the bank, and who was attracted by
the leport of tho revolvers. Sho saw
litem turn on Oerstcrn, secure the
money and decamp.
She gave the alarm and In live min
utes after the deed had been commit
ted the little town of Sherburne was
in a state of excitement such as has
never before been seen there.
Thornburn. it was found, was not
dead. Oerstcrn. however, had been
shot through the
heart, and had ap-
two hours, having
in several different
parls of bis body
The town of Shcrburno contains
scarcely more than I'.OO Inhabitants,
but inside of ten minutes several
posses had been formed, Including
nearly every male citizen of the town,
and a search was at oucu instituted,
livery town and village where there
in the sllghest possibility of the rob
bers visiting, In their efforts to cseapo
has been warned, and their capture is
expected nt any moment.
UNRAVELING A MYSTERY
IVcllhy I'motta Ilrllril to llavu llrro
Mnnlrroil for b'.'O.OOO. j
I'Kimr, Okla., Oct. u. A strange
case is reported from Morrison, in the
eastern part of this county. I-JIght
years ago Robert Mandel arrived in
the United Stales from Prussia, nnd
located in Texas, where ho married,
and then came to Oklahoma, lie had
a store and considerable property in
this county. A year ago MuiuUl sold
all his properly, hu und his wife sepa
rating on acco-int of jealousy, aud
Mrs. Mandel went back to Texas.
Maiidcll and a well-known Stlllwulor
man went on a fishing expedition in
tho Kbit Iron country. Tho latter re
turned, aud said Mandril went to
Texas but for a year neither Mandel
nor his companion has been heard
To-day Theodore Mandel arrived
here from Prussia, accompanied by
detectives, to look up the lost brother.
It Is suld that Robert Mendel is heir
ton fortune, aud his brother, who is
In, says liis father scut Hubert 510 000
just before he went on tho fishing
trip, and had received a receipt for
the same, but has not heard from his
It is thought that Mandel was
killed for his money, which in atl wan
I'rngrt-tii or I'm Ion.
Wasiiischon, Oct 0. The result ol
tho fusion arrangements so far be
tween Iho Democrats aud Populists is
co-operation in twcuty-slx States.
Out of this number lliu Populists get
In these States
The division made
is shown in the
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Judgments AE'tntt llociilinom.
Hor S nil. mi 9, Aik.. Oct 0. Judg
ments aggregating 5S0.7SO were rend
ered in the circuit com t against KJ
llogaboom, us president of thedefuiicl
titv Savings Hank. Attachment!
ngu'nst llogaboom's property were
sustained A judgment for Sr0,uu'.
wits lendered in favor of Isaac blaplct
of Stillwater. Minn.
tnrkrn at limiunt C'lly.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct, V'. Hourke
Cock ran spoke for the gold stuudard
Trintro llsrrlton Ii Mllne
Nauiivim.k, Tcnn., Oct. 9, N. IT.
Harrison, Trustee of Monroe county,
Is missing, and an examination ot his
books shows a shortage ot 37,000 to
610,000. Warrants for his urrest havo
insinigi.nnihiscuy ui 11.0 aiuiuo- r. cue si wo m ""' '"'' "'' Pf isoo Cramer clalmliip js.000,00 from tho
rlum. which was crowded. Ills speech ' political bets. n ,h.? VrK UlnrldM Singer Sewing Machine company, pro-
was tho same he has been delivering lhat Colonel W. C. P. Hreclslutldge b h , , ' '.' '
since the opening of tho campaign! will bo returned to Congress from he ts alleged to havo been made by
lie says McKinley will carry Missouri , Ashland d strict. lho other Is a bet tho company In selling machines
by 10,000 ma iorlt'y. of l,000 that MeK nley will bo -o nfrlcRlnfr on Cramer's pntent.
' ' - - -- next nrcs dent of the United States.
THE ROMANCE OF HER LIFE
AlrtiliRC Slur of the Late Sii'lc V. A'hley
Ciiicaoo, Oct. 0 Tho romance ot
the life of Susie C. Ashley was brought
to light yesterday by the filing of an
Inventory of her estate in the probate
Mrs. Ashley recently conducted a
barbershop at Ai West Madison street
and in my of her patrons, who In the
day gone by may have wished to
"shake the hand that shook Sulli
van's,'' would havo felt pardonablo
pride, doubtless, If they had known
that the razor which so deftly mowed
their beards was wielded by the. hand
of a woman who had hail the much
coveted honor of being formally pre
bented to tho queen of Ktigluiul at a
When Mrs. Ashley died he cststo
was at first supposed to bo worth
about 80,000, and the probatu court
tlxcd the administrator'.' bond at
S'1,000. Search of the house, however,
resulted in the finding a iccclpt for
tho rental of a safty deposit box.
When the box was opened it was found
to be empty. Then another and more
thorough seurch of tho premises was
made, and in an old cupboard stocks
and bonds worth Sl?,00J were found.
These assets consisted mostly of rail
toad securities. After this discovery
the bond of the administrator was in
creased to 8 1 1, "00.
Susie Ashley was the daughter of n
wealthy citizen of Massachusetts who
died about twenty years ago, leaving
an estate worth S.10),000. Susie's
oliaicof the property was SSO.000.
She rftcrward became the wife of .1.
C. White, who held several important
government positions at differcut
limes. She became quite a social fa
vorite and traveled extensively in for
eign countries with her husband. On
one of their visits to Kngland, Mrs.
I While was formally presented to the
'queen, a rare honor at that limn for
ii n American woman. About fifteen
years ago she secured a divorce from
her husband and resumed her maiden
name. She also was awarded thu cus
tody of her onlv child. u cl:iin'lit,.r-
who now conducts the barber shop
.which ncr uiotiiei-owiicd.
Mrs. Ashley came to Chicago about
fifteen years ago and lost a considera
ble portion of her fortune in real es
tate ventures. She seldom spoko of
her relatives, and shortly before her
death she declared sho wished none
laf them to have anything to do with
tier estate. She expressed her Inten
tion to leave all her property to her
laughter, but If she made a will It
aus not been found.
AWFUL WIFE MURDER.
Main by Her lluitmnil, Who St for
Tour lluuri Watrlilnc Her 111.
Chicago, Oct. .). Dr. Carl 1 Nil, a
German physician, inuidcrcd his wife
snd then killed himself festcrday
afternoon. The murder cf the woman
was done in the- most cold-blooded
manner Nit and his wife have for
some lime lived unhappily because of
her constant efforts to obtain posses
lion of his property. This provoked
frequent quarrels between them, aud
I yesterday afternoon, during one of
thnlr rows, he stabbed her in the ab
domen with :i surgical instrument,
.The wound was not immediately
I fatal, and the doctor, sitting down
by her side, stabbed her again, this
time in a manner which insured her
death. lie then sat by the woman's
side watching her dio slowly. Now
aud then, to note the effect of another
wound, he would jab his knife into
her again. He carefully noted all the
symptoms of the woman's approaching
demise, and at one time left tha house
and the dying woman while he pro
cured an oyster stew at a neighboring
restaurant' and bought the revolver
with which he shot himself,
four hours, as shown by his
sat by the woman watching her die.
I, ale in the afternoon when the polico
hud been notified of the murder, Nitz
hid himself in the basement of the
! house and when he found that there
was no chance of his escape ho shot
himself through the head.
During the time his wife was dying,
the old father of the doctor, who is
deaf, sat in an adjoining room. Igno
rant ot what was going on within a
few feet of him.
Nitz was 54 years of nge and a mau
of considerable property.
HIS HOME IN A TOMB-
I'ccoutrlo Jnnnthiin Itreil ll Purnhhaa
llli Vault NuiiintutHitly.
Nr.w Yoiik, Oct. ll. The officials ot
Evergreen cemetery, in lirooklyn, havo
usltcd .loiiathan need, an
millionaire, to cease inakin;
of his wife his daily abiding place.
Mr. Heed's wife tiled tlirceyearsago.
Ho was devotedly attached to her and
... I .1 .( .1 !.. I. ...I..
to be removed from tho tomb of her
father's family and placed in tho
vault in Kvcrgrccu cemetery. Within
tho vault arc two handsome steel cof
fins of precisely tho shiiio size In
one reposes the body of his wife; tho
oilier is designed for himself.
Mr. Heed has spent u good part ot
each day since its construction in
beautifying the vault nnd its environ
luont in making tho Interior us much
us possible like the home of the dead
wife. Thither he has removed all her
trinkets, her favorite books tho cago
that onco contained her favorite
canary, and the chair sho usud to
On tine days tho bereaved husband
occupies a chair at the entrance of the
vault, wheru ho is visited by hund
reds of persons, who nsk him all sorts
of questions. It is the assembling ot
these curious ones that tho ccmetcrj
authorities obect to.
L-OUIHVIM.K, Ky., Oct. !. Mrs. Mary
Shrevo Hansom, divorced wlfo of
Colonel Cuthbert llullltt, and the
Tho ltrecklnrldL'e bet is won, the man
who took tho oilier side, nnd whose
name Mrs. uansom win not .living?,
: : .... i 1 - - . .. .
having conceded iireci;iiirmie.s eye
lion, in ma 'n '"'" "- "-
som stlpthat if b 0 wins he
entire, purse isNo to tho dcserviug
limy I, lira Sm rlllt id Tito Thniuand
llinif.ru, Including V.rrj Hank In the
City, lluriit-tl -All the Suppy Mora and
OcAYAQnt,. Kcuador, Oct. 10. Tt tt
estimated tliut the financial loss to
tho city by the tiro of Monday night
nnd Tuesday will run far up In tho
millions. Some rcporlH estimate, it as
over .'i0 million dollars. Many lives
were lost, just how many It is Impos
sible to say, as yet, id over !'.',0!10
persons are homeless.
Two thousand homes, including;
every bank In the city, of which thcru
were live, were burned. The customs
house, theater and many other public
buildings were also swept away and
the entire business portion of the city
was la ill waste.
Practically all of the grocery and
supply stores are gone and thousands
of residents, homeless and hungry,
swarm the streets and the neighbor
ing woods. It Is Impossible from the
present food supply in and near (tiny
uquil, to .supply tho sufferers, and un
til assistance reaches here from other
cities in Kcuudor the suffering wilt be
The flames destroyed many lives
before those who were asleep could bo
warned of tie Impending danger.
Scores aro missing, and, though tt is
impossible to estimate tho number of
deaths now, the figures will of neces
sity be large.
The fire .started in a small dry goods
store. It is believed that this store
was fired by incendiaries. The police
have mudu several arrests so far, and
tho people arc so wrought up that
numerous threats to lvncli or burn
tho prisoners at the stake have been
made. Kusiness, in the meantime,
has been entirely suspended, and
every effort is directed toward rellcv
ing the distress of the sufferers. w
THE RESULT IN GEORGIA.
ltktnnn'i) Majority In the Neighborhood
or 3.1.O0O Other Majarltlr lllccer.
Atlanta, (in., Oct, Jo. Advices up
;o midnight from combined official
mil uuofllclul sources fix the total
Democratic majority at :til,lU".i. This
islimato Is based on thu voto for At
liiison for governor, which is in many
tases less than that cast for the other
date officials. It is not believed the
'in ul returns will materially alter this
stlmate. Tho legislature Is almost
lolldly Democratic in both brandies,
nsuring practically the unanimous
dcctlon of ex-Speaker Cr'sp to tho
tunatc, to succeed Senator (lordon.
Tho official returns from McDutlle
ionnty, the home of Thomas K. Wat
ion, shows that tho Populists havo
.arried it 113- f04 majority. eaborn
A'right, the Populist candidate for
governor, carries his homo county,
j'loyti, n former Democratic strong
10I1I, by L'OO majority.
Tho World i Klcrtlnn
.1a( kminvii.m:, Flu., Oct. lo. Com
Mete returns for twenty-nine conn
.les of the forty-live in tho State show
1 loss of fifteen per cent in the total
democratic vote us compared with
Ml.'. The Indications are that tho
.otul voto of the Stato did not ex
scud I000, of whieli llioxham re
vived about 'J7.2MI, us compared with
I'.'.OOt for Mitchell iDem. ), Weeks,
Pop.), about 4, -100. llloxlnim's ma-
hilly ovei all Is about 11,000.
Ilrrrklnrhlen ror foncrcn.
Lkxinoto.v, Ky., Oct. 10. The con
rressionil committee of tho National
democracy met here yesterday and
0miniiteil Colonel V. G P. llrcckin-
Ulge for congress
in the Ashland
fEMPLE HOUSTON'S CRIME-
kt.ihiiina Politician Futatly Wound n
Mmi During a Qnurrcl
WoouwAUt), O. T Oct. 10. Temple
Iouston shot nnd probably futility
.vonuded J. it. Jenkins at ft o'clock
festcrday afternoon, .lenklns was
ihot twice, one ball passing just
,bove the heart line1 another going
hroutrh the right shoulder. The dlf
lenity uroso over tho action of Jen
tins in spilling in tho face of Temple
Houston's son, a few days ugo. den
tins' condition is critical. Houston
1,1s been placed under urrest
One year ago J. H. Jennings was
tilled in 11 saloon fight with Houston
n this eitv. Houston escaped pun-
aliment through pica of self defense
Houston Is a son of Oenoral Sam
Houston, of Texas revolutionary famo.
Msy bo l'uiloii In ArUiuu.
liliTi.K Hock, Ark, , Oct. 10. A meet-
Ing of the Democratic Stato central
committee will bo held in this city on
Saturday, nt which tho question of
rusion with tho Populists on the elect
oral ticket will bo definitely settled.
In case satisfactory terms ure mr.de,
Master Workman J. It. Sovereign, of
the Knights of Labor, will, no
loubt, havo a place on tho fusion
Mill Iturton Welcomed Home.
Washington, Oct. 10. Miss Clara
P.arton, tho head of tho Ked Crosi
loclety, was given a reception on her
return to Washington from Turkey at
tha Shoreham hotel last night. It
was Informal. Assisting her in ro
elving the guests was Mrs. John A.
Logan. Following tho public recep
tion there was a banquet at which a
number of speeches were made.
Million (Inlinrd for Infringement.
San I'liAh'cisco, Oct. 10. A suit was
lommenced to-day in tho United
Jtntes circuit court by Herman
Her Xrrk Ilrnkeo In u HunaiTuy.
Macon, Mo., Oct. 10. A team ran
away with Mrs James K. Sickles and
- dnM(:i,ter northeast of hero yesterday
evening, throwing Mrs. Sickles out
ttndbre-aklnff ,K necl:. sho waB s
, sheriff Asbury.
WILL BE TOO LATE.
Hie I'artlM lit Mlitourl' Try Blow h
Milne Thfilr Vnrlnnt Tloktts.
InrrKiMUN Citt, Mo.,10. tfhe only
state and electoral ticket filed with
the secretary of state is that of tho
Ilepublican party. Tho Republicans
have not filed for the Klghih con
gressional district uor tbo Thirteenth
and Seventeenth senatorial districts.
Tho Democrats havo not filed state or
electoral tickets, nor for the Tenth
congressional district, nor for tho
First, Seventeenth and Twenty fifth
Senatorial districts. Tho People's
narty havo not filed State nnd elect-
oral tickots, nor for either of tho
judges of the court of appeals, nor
for the Fifth. Sixth, Seventh, Eighth,
Ninth and Tenth Congressional dis
tricts, and have only filed certificates
for tho First, Nineteenth and Tweu-ty-tlrst
Senatorial districts. Tho Pro
hibitionists have filed nothing. They
undertook to lllo an electoral uuil
Stato ticket under the caption of
"National Parly." which was refused
by Secretary I.escnr because tho
name did not Indicate the political
charactcrof the ticket, as required by
the Australian ballot law.
The Pu'.mcr and Huchncr National
Dcmocr.i-.-y have made no effort to lllo
their tickets The same can be said
of the Soclulist-Labor party. Tho
last day for filing is Wednesday, Oc
tober II In view of tho fact that
many certificates are necessarily re
turned for correction, it is evident
that lute irregular filings cannot get
back to the secretary of state in the
time limited by luwi
WEYLER DECEIVES LEE.
The SpaiiMi lleneml Deliberately Mir
represent Trrattnunt ot Americans.
Nkw Yoiik, Oct- 10, -A special from
Hamuli "says Weylcr is fooling I,ec.
The order prohibiting the American
consul general from visiting the mili
tary prison keeps him from person
ally Investigating tho condition of
Americans imprisoned there. Ho has
to rely on what Weylcr tells
him. In their last interview (Ion
oral l.ec complained of the unsanitary
conditions of the cells tho American
prisoner were In. Weyler replied
boldly: 'Oh. I have attended to this
matter. They have been removed to
cells 4 1 and 4.'.' Oeueral Loo retired,
fluttered nt his supposed success, not
knowing that tho Americans havo
always occupied cells Nos. 41 and 42.
Those cells, by thu way, aro gloomy
and so damp that water oozes from
the celling and trickles down tho
walls, wettlns the lloor, which never
dries. In one of these wretched cells
are Melton, iho American newspaper
correspondent, und (icorgo Agulrre,
locked with u man suffering from
HIS FAMILY ANNIHILATED.
iidlnnt I'ttnnor Kill 111 Wlfo
Children unit lllmir-l.
Noiii.r.svu.t.i:, Ind.,'Out 10. Albert
Ilray, aged SIji, a prosperous farmer
ind very religious man, cut the throats
of his wife, his t.ycar-old son, Carl,
and his U-year-old daughter, I-Mnn,
ind then crushed their skulls with
in n.Ne between midnight nnd day
tight this morning. Then he cut Ins
Hray, owing to sickness In his fam
ily for tho past few months, and some
financial embarrassment, .lost his ron
ton. He retired early last night,
Mrs. Dora Hay, a domestic, who was
tlceplng with Hdna, was awakened
shortly after 0 o'clock by Ilrav walk
ing into her room in his stocking feet.
Ho removed his little daughter to an
idjolniiig room, where she was fotiud
with her t hroat cut from car to ear.
CZAR REVIEWS TROOPS.
BeTouty Thouinnd Frenrh fiotdler In
i-rtril Ihauk ll-lnrned to Tart.
I'AUis.Oct.l 0 This morning Presi
dent l'nuro escorted tho czar and czar
ina to Chalons-sur-Marne for tho
grand military review, ily 0 o'clock
nearly -00,000 people had assembled
and others were pouring In as fast as
trains could bring them. On tho
czar's arrival at military headquarters
a salute of 101 guns was fired, after
which he reviewed the TO.uOO troops
in cKinp. representing ull branches of
Previous to leaving Versailles tho
czar expressed his thanks to President
Faure for the reception accorded him
at Paris and at Versailles, saying that
ho was much plcosed to notice that in
6pite of the enormous crowds along
the routes there had not been any dis
turbances. Shut tn Death Ilctore Thomsndl.
Kanhah Citv, Ma, Oct, 10. Monroe
Hales, L'7 years old, a resident of
Hlchmond, Mo., was shot to death by
his cousin, II. T. Codes, better known
as "Hud" Cades, at Fifth and Wyan
dotte streets Inst evening at :30
o'clock. Tho shooting occurred in a
throng of '.',000 people, and although
Hales made frantic efforts to escape
through tho crowd, every one of tho
six bullets tired from Cade's revolver
entered hlr body, killing him ulinost
instantly. A long standing grudgo
was the cause.
Mlnlttcrt Aro Amino.
Lot'isvn.i.K, Ky., Oct. 10. Politics Is
so mixed in Kentucky that tho Pres
byterian churches Issued u call fur a
inion prayor meeting last evening at
Iho First Church, whero prayers wero
offered by the several ministers fordl
vine interference at tho polls to avert
threatened calamity and other evils
with which tho country is threatened.
There was an attendance ot several
I.oil IVlM Over ,0,000,OUO.
L MIA, Peru, Oct. 10. Tho great firo
at Guayaquil, Kcuador, is believed to
havo been of incendiary origin. Some
arrests luivo been inr.de. Many peo
ple lost their lives during tno confla
gration, and tho losses ura now esti
mated nt 8.1 1.400,000. Tho populace is
furious and is demanding tlio prompt
punishment of tho guilty.
A I'rctelirr Dead 011 it street
Counino, N. V., Oct. 10. The Iter,
Dr. Andrew J. Purdy, pastor of tho
Asbury M. 11 church in Huffalo, fell
dead on a street hero yesterday. Uo
vifjn about SO years old.
POLITICS ON CHICAGO DAY
ttrriiitillrnni nnd Hirer Men fch.iirilr hj
I'n r dm nnd Kperrhei.
ClMCACio, Oct. 10. Chicago day. tho
anniversary of the great tiro twenty
five years ago, was celebiated chielly
as a political holiday by Hepul llcan
and Democrats separately, each party
having its own street parade, as well
as gatherings indoors. Practically
every factory nnd store wns doted, as
were also the board of trade nnd
banks. From early iiiorniu tho
btreets were jammed with cheering
thousands, struggling to gain i.n;no
point of vantage. After ? o'clocic tho
street ears or vehicles wero not 11I
lowod in tho down town district, tho
Btreets being entirely given tip to
sightseers nnd marchers. Innumera
ble Uoats, representing all kinds of
trades and business organisations
were features of the parade.
INCERSOLLON THE ISSUES
Jllcltlnlcy nnd the Ciotd Stamford t'p
lielil llefore 'JO.OIIU t'lllcu;,. m
Ciiicaoo, Oct. 10 Last night 1 ol
onel Hobert (i Inger.soll spoke for
McKinley and the gold st-iiiil,ir,l in a
big tent to an audience estimated at
"0,100. He said tiirce great questions
wero at issue currency, tariff and
the question whether an appeal lay
from the supreme court to a mob.
As to the first question Colonel In
gersoll said that money Is a pnrt nf
nature und does not havo to be ro
deemed, for it is the redeemer Cireeii
backs are not money, neither is 11 sil
ver dollar containing less than a ujU.,
lars worth of sliver unless it be ex
changeable fur gold. It would take
a dollar's worth of piper to makn n,
dollar on its own merits. The speak
er said that colng money added no
more to its value than measuring to
grain or weighing of coal.
BRANT DECLINES TO RUN.
The Independent I'rnhlbltlon Nnminra
Ili-llrc, Hut I ns Hitter m Kr
Four Siorr, Kan., Oct. 10 The
Itcv .1. K. Hrant of this town, who
was noiuluatcd by tho Independent
Prohibitionists for governor und upon
whom it was hoped lo uulto till
the Prohibition and church vote,
yesterduy received 11 letter from Mr.
Hurley, one of tho oilier Prohibition
candidates, in which ho declined to
withdraw and he to-day gave out a
letter in which lie said that ho would
not accept tho honor because of Mr.
Hurley's action. Ho declared that if
tho ministerial und lay brethren had
been faithful at tho primaries and tho
county conventions Mr. Morrill would
not have been nominated and hu won
only by the secret plotting of tho
Mystic Hrothcrhood. Hu arra gned
Governor Morrill for allowing wido
open joints In nearly all tho cities nnd
towns In defiance of law. He bitterly
attacked the present ndmiuKtratio'n
und its contempt of law.
ITIImiii Out or thn Way VM
I..I.Al.(i n., .mo., vcu iu. 1110 lo
expected announcement of PopulislJ
Candidate Wilson's withdrawal from
the race for Congress in the interest"
of W. S. Cowherd, tho Democratic
nominee, wns formally mado to-day,
when Mr. Wilson's letter to M. L
lluulon, ehairmun of tho Populist
committee, was muiiu pttuiic. The
chief reason ho gives is that the Pop-J
1111st votes will oe necessary to secure
Mr. Cowherd's election and that Mr.
Neff is "a puppet of Hothschild's."
I'lnlm or tho Silver Party Men.
WAfiiiNOToN, Oct. 10. Secretary
Defenderfer of tho Silver party gavo
out an estimate on the election yes
day as follows: llryan, 28J electoral
votes; McKinley, 107; doubtful, r.S.
This last Is made up of Iowa, Mary
land, Minnesota, New Jersey, West
tti ii.. 1 n't... l tr.. . , 1
v irimu. uuu , ntuuiii. iiu cuuceiies ,j
New ICngland, Nuw lorlc and Penu-
(.ilin niiL tn 1elfn1nl nnd f-lnlrnc fnr
..j ......... . ..... ........ , ...... v... .u. ..
Itrvnn nit evnnnt tlintn stnto. nnd 'I
those in the doubtful list.
No night to the Name.
Nkw Yoiik, Oct, 10. The troubles of
the National, or reform Democrats
with tho Hoard of Flection, took
ipccillc form at a meeting held by .
Imnrit In ltrnnlllvn lant nlcht wlii.1
decision was given substantially c
follows: First, that the political party
nnmo or the .National Democratu.
party is substantially the same ns p
name und infringes upon the rutj
of thu use therefore bv tho polls!
party known as iho regular IU
zrutio parly; second, that inn su.l
;crtlticates of nomination is not
party certificate of nomination wlthlrl
the Intent and provisions of chaptcl
uj 01 1110 laws or js.mi.
ItlC Mornrro Work lamsi;fr-.i
Wn.MiNoroN.Del., Oct, 10. Thorocl
rocco factories of (inirutt .t; Hor
Charles llalrtl fc Co. and Washlugtor
!.,. t. v. ........ .1...., .... 1 1,.. n... i
night to tho extent of SJfiO.UoU. Wl
dam McNe.il, 11 fireman, was killed !'
falling walls. Thu firo started in ll
boiler room ot tho Oarrett Xr. Hurr fa
lory and quickly spread to tho otlu
V1ttUr4011 In Polltlo Again
Louisvim.i:, Ky., Oct. to. 'I
Courier-Journal to-day printed a lo 1
editorial from Henry Watterion, wrl
ten at (enoya, iu which he Bald tlX
tha action of tho Chicago convent
hud cuuscd him to return to politi
wjiicii no nan iuii lorever two ycjj
ago. no conciuucu; "Tiierci Is II
coo nope lor mo country, out cl
for tho Democratic party, aud til
hope lies Imbedded in tho prlnctpJ
uiiiuiui-u uy cue inuianapous piuilil
mm luprcMcrucu uy lllo caDtll'lao
Palmer nnd ltnl...,A. i ?HI
. ...... ...... ..,.,,v;4 , '
A Ilijilclnn a Defaulter
W A Ml I Ml I ON, Oc t. 1 0. A
nncy of between 815,000 and.
has been found in tho accotu)
A. C. l'.lttei'Min. mm nf Mfi 1
..,....,-"..::! .;;. . .r.1" ai
piiysiciuus at at. r.lizaoet'i no?
for insane und confidential clcrl
buperinlendent W. W, Godding,
A Itcvlird Kttliua'C
VJI1AIIA, ."., "Ut,
man. chairman of the
Statu committee, says j;
ports received ineireor
increasing in niiumersr
timales, placing tlio
1U0, have been incrcab.
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