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WATSON NOT VISITED.
NATIONAL CHAIRMAN BUTLER
He U Somewhat Iletlcent and the Whole
.Matter Is More or Less Mysterious
Satisfied With tlia Itesult of the Popu
list KiecutWe Committee Meeting
Fallon Arranged In Nearly All the
Olialrman llutlrr In Washington.
Washington, Oct. 17. Senator But
ler, chnirman of tho Populist national
committee, did not go to Georgia to
see Thomas E. Watson, I'opullst nomi
nee for Vice President, as was reported
from Chicago, but camo here, instead,
because, as was declared, it was abso
lutely necessary for him to do so. It Is
also reported from Chicago that Com
mitteeman Heed and Subchuirman
Wnshburn have not started for Georgia,
and tho whole matter is more or less
Mr. Itntlcr refused to talk of the
Watson mutter this morning, but ex
pressed himself as satisfied with tho
result of the Populist executive com
mittee meeting nnd the general out
look, and said that fusion would be ar
ranged in all States but Georgia and
North Carolina. lie regarded Ohio as
doubtful, Indiana as safe for Bryan,
and Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota nnd
Iowa In tho balance. He classed Ken
tucky aB safe and Maryland and West
Virginia as doubtful.
Senator Ilntler at noon stated that
lie bad not received Mr. Watson's let
ter of acceptance, and declined to dis
cuss tho probable character of the let
ter or to say whether he would give
out the letter when received. His
friends say that It Is probable he would
not consider it his province to make it
public In case it should be received by
him before It should be given to the
press. They argue that it is customary
lor the candidate to make public such
documents nnd that there is no ques
tion of etiquette involved.
Senator Butler docs not admit that
there are any differences between Mr.
Watson and the party managers, but
it is no secret that the committee has
felt considerably annoyed by Watson's
attack upon its fusion policy. It is
stated to be a mistake to conclude, as
appears to have been done in certain
quarters thut an effort will be made to
secure Mr. Watson's withdrawal from
Atlanta. Ga., Oct. 1 . Mr. Watson
wired to the Atlanta Journal to-duj as
follows, regarding the publication of
his letter mailed to Chairman Butler
accepting the nomination: "Mr. Hut
ler must decide as to the letter. I did
not wire Uutler not to come. On the
other hand, 1 expressed a willingness
to see the committee here."'
KILLED BY A MANIAC.
Murders Ills Sinter, llrothcr nnd an
?TKnV:;.;.K, Mo., Oct. 17. A triplo
tragedy occurred In this, Reynolds
county, yesterday, on Logan's creek,
near Ellington, formeily Hnrnesville.
John Imboden, with an ax, brained hiB
sister, about 15 years of nge. bis
brother, some older, who was sick in
bed, and a very old man named Jacob
Wilhelni. The girl and Wilbelm were
killed in the yard. He then entered
the house and killed his brother. Two
younger sisters escaped to their father,
who was at work in a cornfield. They
then went to a neighbor and gave the
alarm, fearing to return to thu house.
When the citizens and constable col
lected and returned, Imboden was in
the yard, where two of his victims lay,
with the bloody ax in his bund. Tho
officer had to threaten to shoot him be
fore he would surrender. Two months
ago Imboden lost his wife and two
daughters suddenly, and it is supposed
that this, together with a hard spell of
sickness, has deranged his mind, tie
was a prominent citizen. Excitement
is very hltrh.
WATSON STILL BITTER.
Gencls a Telegram Satagely Denouncing
TorKKA, Knn., Oct. 17. Tho follow
ing telegram was deliverd to Abe Stein
bcrger, secretary of the so-called middle-of-the-road
State committee yester
day: Ulcerated throat will prevent my
keeping appointments. I greatly re
gret this. The middle-of-the-roud
Populists all over the union have
ray sympathy and admiration.
They have been sold out and their
party made a foot-mat for Demo
cratic politicians to wipe their feet
on under tiie hypocritical pretense of
patriotism. The fuslonlsts nave aban
doned principle nnd gone into a mad
scramble for the pie counter. If Bryan
is defeated it will bo the fault of the
traitors in his party and ours, who
have ignored the St. Louis compromise
and tried to force tho Populist vote
for Sewall, the bondholder, national
banker, corporation plutocrat and gold
Thomas E. Watbon.
ATLANTA BANK CLOSED.
The Merchants, One of the Town's Old
est, Forced to Make an Assignment.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 17. Tho Mer
chants bank, one of the oldest and for
many years soundest financial institu
tions in this city, closed its doors this
morning and made an assignment.
The failure of the bank was due to the
withdrawal of deposits within the last
few days. The amount owed to depos
itors is $275,000. There is no run on
anv of tho other banks.
A Hank Injured by A Kan.
Wilmmantic, Conn., Oct 17. Owing
to a run on the Willimantic Savings
institute, during which 870,000 was
withdrawn, the directors to-day Issued
a statement In which they announced
their intention of taking udvantngc of
the four month's law. The cause of
tho run is not yet known.
No Search by tho Turks.
Constantinopi.k, Oct. 17. Tie em
bassies of the powers have bent an
identical note to the porta refusing Its
demand to be accorded the rlfrht of
searching for.-l- n viss-N in Turkish
waters for Amu u.
AFTER "DYNAMITE DICK."
Deputy Marshal Tlionim of Oklahomt
Vainly Knters a Had Missouri Section.
Bkdalia, Mo., Oct. 17. United State?
Deputy Marshal Heck Thomas ol
Guthrie, Okla.. who killed Mil Doolin,
passed through here yesterday on the
trail of Charles Clifton ("Dynamite
Dick"), who was believed to be at a
farm house near Clifton City, twenty
miles northwest of here. To-day tho of
ficer returned empty handed, but loft on
the cast-bound morning train and re
fused to dlvulgo tho whereabouts of
his destination. "Dynamite Dick" and
six other desperadoes robbed a South
west City bank In 1804. Five of tho
seven were killed In a ruMnlng fight
with officers and others, who, on tliolr
side, lost State Senator Scarboro and
another. Later "Dynamlto Dick's'
surviving nssoclato was killed In tho
Tho country around Clifton City has
often been frequented by outlaws.
More than twenty-five years ago tho
James boys and their companions had
a rendezvous there. Tho Laminc river
passes through that section, running
south from Clifton City toward Otter
villo. Twice wore Missouri Paclflo
railway trains held up at tho latter
place. Early in the '70s tho
James boys, after corralling a
number of citizens in a black
smith shop, robbed a train in a deep
cut near tho Lamlne river bridge, just
cast of tho town. A few years ago
bandits again stopped a train near
Ottervllle. Several sacks of money
which the robbers had been compelled
to drop In tholr flight wero afterwards
found in an adjoining field.
Tho country is broken and densely
covered with timber, precipitous hills
and bluffs forming the shores of tho
Lamlne river, and offering almost in
accessible retreats. Bill Dalton is bald
to have been in camp there two years
ago, and other desperadoes, to elude
officers In Oklahoma nnd Indian terri
tory, have secreted themselves among
the Lamine river hills.
BURIED IN CANTERBURY.
Last Kite for the Primate of Kngland
In the Great Cathedral.
London, Oct. 17. All yesterday tho
body of the late Archbishop Benson of
Canterbury. Episcopal primate of Eng
land, lny In state In Canterbury cathe
dral, watched throughout by the
clergy of Canterbury, the Sisters of St.
Peter and the boys of St. Augustino
school, while a continuous stream of
clergy, notabilities and members of
till classes of society passed.
To-day the old cathedral looked cold
and a dismal rain was falling outsido
and the atmosphere within the huge
edifice was charged with moisture,
while even tho famous Martyrdom
chapel looked dark in spite of the many
lighted tapers within It. All the other
parts of the grand old building were
lighted, but without dispelling the
Cloom. The primate's throne was
heavily draped with violet velvet, on
which was richly embroidered the arms
of the see of Canterbury on a silver
The floor about tho grave which is
situated in the northwest oorner of the
cathedral under the tower was covered
with scarlet cloth, and the grave Itself
was lined with violet velvet. Tho
doors of the cathedral were besieged at
flirt n!)tliiii.f limine in cnitn rt tlta ntr
weather, and tho strong police force
wa-, reinforced by a squadron of the
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ni.iivi-iim miner? wjiu um scuiry uuty
around tho old building while th6
ceremony lasted. The religious ser
vices began at 8 o'clock in the morning
when the Dean of Canterbury, Dr.
Farrar, celebrated holy communion.
An Aged Millionaire and a Woman
sort to the Courts.
San Fuancisco, Oct. 17. Mrs. Nancy
A. Abbott declares that sho is the con
tract wife of Thomas Quackenbush,
the millionaire, and has
contract, which is dated
1889, and has engaged
look after her interests.
Yesterday Quackenbush brought
suit to have any alleged marriage con
tracts to which he is alleged to be a
party deolared void. He declared that
Mrs. Abbott, whom he had befriended,
was in possession of two such con
tracts, which she secured by fraud.
Under the pretense of signing a power
of attorney when he was sick, so that
a bill might be collected, he was in
duced to sign what ho now believes
was a marriage contract.
Mrs. Abbott, who is about 50 years
old, says that her contract is genuine
and that, up to a short time ago, sho
lived with Quackenbush as his wife.
TO HELP BRYAN.
W. R. Hearst Leases Space In a Chicago
Paper to Frlnt Democratic News.
Chicago, 111., Oct. 17. William R.
Hearst, publisher of the New York
Journal, the only silver paper in Goth
am, has leased two pages of the morn
ing Record from now until November
3, and during tho brief period that re
remains before election will glvo the
bilver cause powerful support. After
the election, it is said, Mr. Hearst in
tends to start a new paper here.
Hold Whisky Illegally.
St. Joseph, Mo., Oct. 17. Dr. Al nol
loway, a prominent druggist of Fair
fax, Mo., was to-day sentenced to jail
for six months for selling whisky il
legally. He was convicted on thirty
counts, and the fines, which ho will
pay in ndditlon to his lull sentence, ag
gregate 81,142. He will serve out his
buutence here in jail. Dr,
DciuiiK io uuo ui mo uiucsb uuu most
highly respected fumilics In Atchison
Divorce In High Life.
San Francisco, Oct. 17. A divorce
suit has been filed In this city by Mrs.
LUlie Jerome, wife of Larry Jerome of
Now York, on the ground of fuiluro to
provide. Mrs. Jerome is "a daughter of
the late Judge II. C Hastings of this
city. Her sister is Mrs. Darling, wife
of Major John A. Darling, U. S. A.
Mr. Jerome is a cousin of Lady Ran
A Corresponiieut's Expulsion Demanded
Rio dk Jankiko, Oct. 17. Tho Cham
ber of Deputies has rcquosted tht
nresident to exnel the London Timet
I correspondent from lir.i.ih
Thti Itecnrd for September More Satisfac
tory Gold IUporU Were BOl.OftO,
Compared With S17, 12-1,0150 for Sep
tember, lBOfl -llrcadstulTs. Cotton, Mer
chandise, Silver llnreau of Statistics
Oar Foreign lluslnets.
Washington, Oct. 10. Tho Septem
icr statement of the principal articles
of domcstlu export issued by tho bu
rcau of statistics shows as follows:
Brcadstuffs, 817,031,222, against 811,
130,547 in September last year; for tho
nine months ended September 30, 1890,
8115,424,088, against 8SS,325,340 last
year. Cotton exports during Septem
ber, 1800, 810,849,103, against 84,925,015
last year. Mineral oils oxported dur
ing September, 1890, S.', 491, 100, against
61,077,572; for the last nlno months tlio
gain In tho exports of mineral oils was
about 87,130,000. Tho exports of pro
visions during the last month nmounted
to 813,298,328, as compared with 811,
319,135 for September, 1893; for nino
months, 8120,987,047, against 3112,450,
923 for tho same months in 1895.
Tho oxports of domestic merchnndlso
during September amounted to 883,
734,332, against 857,003,808 during Sep
tember, 1895. For nino months, S050,
931,318, ngalnst 8310,424,350 for 1895.
Tho imports of merchandise during
September Inst amounted to 850,825,705,
of which 820,884,028 was free of duty.
Tho dutiablo merchandlso imported
during September, 1885, amounted to
834,730,757, and that free of duty, 830,
608,000. During the last nlno months
tho Imports of dutiablo merchandlso
was about 832,429,000 less than tho
amount for tho samo period last year.
Tho gold exports for .September last
wereS01,050, compared with 817,424,
005 for September, 1893. For nlno
months, 855,370,421, against 873,190,282
for September, 1895. Tho imports of
gold for September last aggregated
834,159,130, against S749.450 for Septem
ber, 1895; for nine months, 804,888,850,
against 828,839,939 during tho samo
period in 1895.
The exports of silver during Septem
ber Inst amounted to 83,534,110, which
is practically the same amount ns was
exported during September 1895. Tho
exports for the nine months wero
840,441,041, and for the corresponding
months Inst year, 81S,fitl4,iUO. Tho
imports of silver during September
last amounted to 8741,578, and for Sep
tember, 1895, 81.781,193. For the nino
months the Imports aggregated $0,454,
037, as compared with 8.980,004.
BANK ROBBERS KILLED.
Shot to Death at Meeker,
Four Citizens Wounded.
Mekkeh, Col., Oct. 10. Yesterday
afternoon threo men entered the Bank
of Meeker, which is connected with
the storeroom of J. W, Ilugus & Co.,
who own the bank. Two of the men
held the storo emp'oyes at bay, while
the third went to tho bank cashier's
window und, firing ono shot, ordered
the cashier to throw up his hands.
I Sho orer was not quickly obeyed nnd
I the robber fired again, whereupon tho
I cashiers hnnds went un. The man-
cashiers lianas went up. xne man
ager of the storo was then forced to
open the brink door, and after gather
ing up all the money in Right the rob
bers marched the cashier and store em
ployes into the street wilh hands
uplifted. They then rushed out tho
bnck way with their booty.
Citizens attracted by the shots had
pretty well surrounded the building by
this time and opened flro on the rob
bers, two of whom, Charles Jones und
William Smith, wero killed by the first
volley. The third man, George Harris,
was shot through tho lungs, dying in
two hours. He is fully identified, nnd
gave the other names, which aro be
lieved to be fictitious.
Fonr citizens were wounded: Dis
trict Game Warden W. H. Clark, bullet
in right breast, wound not fatal; Victor
Dikeman, clerk, shot through right
arm; C. A. Booth, clerk, scalp wound;
W. P. nerrick, finger shot off.
It is believed ono of the dead men is
Thomas McCarthy, who robbed banks
at Tellurldo and Delta, Colo.
The coroner's jury returned a verdict
of justifiable homicide.
Meeker is ninety miles from Rifle, on
the Denver & Rio Grande railway, the
nearest telegraph station.
U. S. MAIL STATISTICS.
Postal I.,artment Deficit Last Year Was
Washington, Oct, 10. The annual
report of the third assistant postmnster
general for the past fiscal year shows
the total expenditure of tho year was
890,020,290, and receipts, 882,409,208,
leaving a deficiency of 88,127,088, or
81,079,950 less than the preceding year.
The expenditures do not includo tho
cost of carrying the malls over the sub
sidized Pacific railroads, which amount
ed to 81,558,898.
St. T.ouU' Registration Heavy.
St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 10. Tho total of
the three days' registration is stated
by the election commissioners to be
132,047 names. In 1895 it was only
84,000 in round numbers, nnd in 1892,
the presidential election venr, it was
92,000. Tills is a gain of 40,000 over
No More Sliver Democratic Ilulletlns.
Chicago, Oct. 10. No more bulletins
i will be piven out at silver Democratic
iieniiquorierB. xne press bureau in
. decided to discontinue preparing tho
class of matter It has been giving out
Ilonflls und Turner Mulcted.
GniiuiK.Ok., Oct. 16. In tho 810,000
damage suit of II. L. Cohen against
Fred G. Bonfils, owner of tho Denver
Post, nnd Territorial Treasurer Turner
for extortion nnd intimidation, the
jury brought in a verdict for StOO dam
ages for Cohen.
American Wheat Needed.
London, Oct 10. A dispatch to the
Times from Simla, India, says European
and American grain denlcii could p'""
wheat at Cawnpore or Delhi at a good
profit in tho coming months. Prices
tor wheat continue to rise.
WATSON CANNOT TOUR i
Ills rhT.lcliin Will Not Allow Ulm ti
Atlanta. On., Oct 10 -In view o
tho conlllrtihir reports In circulation i
concerning tho condition of Thomni i
E. Watson, Populist nominee for Vlc
President, tho Journal telegraphed t
his physician for an official statement '
of his patient's condition To this tht
following reply hus been received)
'Tho impression has been created by
Romo papers thnt Mr. Watson has been
and Is now quite 111 with throat and
lung trouble, while another so mis
stated tho facts and misrepresented
Mr. Watson as to state that ho was not
sick at all, but pretending to bo from
6omo cause, that ho was out looking
after his different farms In tho country,
etc. In justice to Mr. Wntson, I stato
that when he returned from his last
speaking tour, his throat was in a fear
ful condition, in a mass of ulceration,
and his general system was beginning
to bo impaired by it, but it soon yiold
ed to treatment, und ho is now in his
usually good health, except tho local
trouble in his throat, which is very
much Improved, and I think it will bo
entirely well in a fow days. Yet, I
positively object to Mr. Watson mak
ing any more speeches at present. E.
8. Harrison, M. D."
Mr. Watson indorsed tho statement
as follows: "Dear Doctor: This is all
right. T. E. W."
It is reported that Mr. Watson has
mailed his letter of acceptance of tho
Populist nomination for Vico President
to National Chairman Butler and that
it handles tho fusion matter without
Chicago, Oct. 1 . Senator Marlon
Butler, chairman of the Populist na
tional committee, nnd George F.
Washburn, who has charge of the
Western branch, left for Georiria last
night to confer with Mr. Watson re
garding tho action taken by tho Popu
list executivo committco at its meeting
Tuesday. A conference was held with
Chairman Jones, at which it is said tho
probable action of Mr. Watson was
considered. To-day the Populist poli
ticians say that the visit is lurgely a
formal ono, as un agreement between
Mr. Watson and the Democratic man
agers was perfected by Mr. Washburn.
SPOKE BEFORE DAWN.
Mr. Ilryan Addresses Michigan Voters a
Sino In the Morning.
Pktoskky, Mich., Oct 10. At St.
Ignace at 5:30 o'clock this morning a
Crowd heard Mr. Bryan glvo a .
short talk, complimenting them on the
interest they wero taking. The special
trnln was tlien taken across tho straits
of Macktnnc, nnd nt 7 o'clock Mr.Bryan
turned to mo people oi .Mackinaw. Ho
explained that a dollar with the Btamp
of the Fnlted States would bo worth
100 cents tho world over. When asked
about the flf ty-threo cent dollar by one
of his audience he answered with his
usual explanation, but in such n man
ner ns to bomewhat embarrass the
At Petoskey Mr. Bryan spoke from
a platform In the rear of tho station.
Many ol those In tho audience wove
yellow badges marked "an honest dol
lar." Noticing these he demanded to
know whether the phrase referred to
tho gold staudnrd or to free silver. A
voice answered: "Sixteen to one," and
this satisfied Mr. Bryan, for he said no
more about It, but proceeded with the
discussion of the silver doctrine.
Fair sized crowds also trreeted Mr.
Bryan at Charlevoix and Bellalrc,
where he mndofivo minute addresses.
He wont over the ground already cov-
ered by him, dwelling upon the right
Of tllC American peoplo tO OUSt from
office by their franchise, candidates
who havo proved unworthy to conduct
the government of the country.
MR. BOUTWELL EXPLAINS.
The Secretary of the Treasury In 1873
Advised Silver's Demonetisation.
Boston, Oct. 16. Tho principal
speaker of tho Twentieth Century Club
last night was Ex-Secretary George S.
Boutwell, who discussed the silver
question. Ho said: "My part in the
preparation of tlio mint bill of 1873 was
very considerable. The bill was tho
result in no small measure of recom
mendations which I made to Congress,
aucr cureiui consiaerauon ox me ex
isthitr eurruncv svstem when T wiu nn-
pointed to tho office of the Secretary
of the Treasury. The bill contained
seventy-ono sections, one of which
culled for tho demonetization of silver.
If 1 am asked the pertinent question
of why I sought to work a change in
tne tinancial question,! will answer
that I had come to believe it was for
every nation of the world to recognize
and maintain the gold standard."
Mr. Boutwell denied that the bill
was forced upon tho nation secretly,
fraudulently and stealthily. Concern
ing these charges he said that "There
was not the least suspicion about the
fealty of anyone until 1878, when the
failure of the trade dollar was the slcr-
nat lor tiie crusade against the
Batter, Kggs and l'oultry Men Organize. ' leave no stone unturned to make Cor
Chicago, Oct 10. The Butter, Egg J ttt keep his agreement to fight
and Poultry association is the name of ' Bharkoy says he will pull Corbett's
a national organization formed here to- I nose if necessary to make him fight
dav bv a nnmber of local societies of ' If he cannot get a fight with Corbott
Michigan. Ohio. Indiana. Iowa and
Nebraska. Only shippers of tho pro-
ducts named in the title aro to be ad-
- ' ..'-. '
milieu, us purpose is to protect tne
farmers from commission men.
An Iowa Hunker Hangs iiuuselr.
DuiifQUK, Iown, Oct. 10. J. D. Ken
nedy, a banker of Manchester, bunged
himself last night Losses sustained
in World's fair investments nt Chicago
nre said to be the cause of tho suicide.
He was one of the early settlers of the
Northwest, and had held a number of
Diaz's Ite-Klectlon Celebrated.
Citv of Mkxico, Oct. 10. Formal
proclamation was made in this city yes
terday morning of the re-election of
President Diaz. Troops paraded tho
streets with bands of music and post
ers flaunted everywhere. The cere
mony, an undent Spanish one, was spe
Mr. AVIl.on to Speak.
Wahiunoton, Oct. 10. Postmaster
General Wilson will make his first
speech In behalf of tho Pulnier and
But-kner ticket utChurlestown, W. Va,,
his home, i iV jnluv afternoon.
APPKAL FOR FUSION.
POPULISTS ASK FOR
The ICiecbilve Committee Meet In Chi
cago and Issnean OITlclal Declaration
Opposed to Separate Ilryan and Wntson
Electors In State Where Fusion lias
Not lleen Already KITected.
Ask For United Support.
Chicago, Oat 6. a meeting of tho
executivo committee of tho Peoplo's
party was held at tho Sherman house
yostorday. All members worn present
with tho exception of John 8. Dora of
California. After hearing roports
from members present, and especially
from II. W. Heed of Georgia, who
spent several days with Thomas E.
Watson, the commtttoo decided to
issuo tho following manifesto:
"To the Poople's Party Voters of tho
United Slates: Your national com
mittee indulged tho hope that the
patriotic action of the People's party
In national convention In subordinat
ing the interests of party to the suc
cess of vital issues Involved In this
campaign would bo mot by equally
unselfish dovotlon to a common inter
est on the part of the Democratic
party, and that all the friends of sil
ver should present a solid front
against tho minions of greod by sup
porting one ticket, tho truly co-operative
ticket, Bryan and Watson. But
this hopo being disappointed, thoru
wero but two courses left, ono of
which must bo adopted:
"First To run a straight Bryan
and Watson olcctoral ticket in every
stato, which, on uccount of the failuro
of the Democratic purty to support
tliis ticket, would have effected the
samo result In this campaign that
would have followed the nomination
of a straight Populist ticket at St
Louis, namely: tho eleotton of Mo
Klnley and the triumph of the gold
"The other courso loft open to your
committco that was consistent with
the action of tho convention in nom
inating Mr. Bryun was to do every
thing In its power to unite the voters
of tho country against McICinley and
to overcome the obstacles and em
barrassments which, If the Demo
cratic party had put the cause first
and party second, wo would not havo
encountered. This could be dono
I only by arranging for a division of
I tho electoral vote in every state pos-
otitis asinnKllii saA innnir stliitrnna nas
HP..n nnd Watsnn. and nnnnedlnn- in.
many to Bryan and Sowall.
-'Following this line of policy, your
committeo lias arrauged electoral
tickets in three-fourths of tho states
and will do nil In Its power to make
tho samo arrangement in all of tho
WATSON'S KANSAS TOUR.
Is Somewhat Doubtful as to Whether
It Will lie Carried Out.
Topkka Kan., Oct. 15. Notwlth-
I standing newspaper reports that
i Thomas E. Watson will, on account of
tlio condition ol ins tnront, no com
i polled, if not to cancel his Kansas en
gagements altogether, to postpone them
until later in the month, Abe Stein
besger, the mlddle-of-tfro-road man
i ager in Kansas, declares that the en-
I gagements will be filled as published,
I nnd that. Wntson will fill them. Ac
, cording to the published schedule,
t Wakon is due In Topekn at 10 o'clock
Frl,lay morning to mulus his first
I Bpocch. steinberger telegraphed to
AVnlcn., 1nl. Knilinlnvnaklmrwlir.n nn.1
by what routo he would reach Kansas
City, but, although five duys have
elapsed since, Watson hus not replied.
From this Steinberger believes that
Watson Is on the wny, and that he will
hear from him this afternoon or to
morrow. Although it is stated in dispatches
from Chicago that Watson's friend and
representative, II. W. Reed, was satis
fied with the manifesto Issued by tho
executive committee yesterday, Stein
berger declares that he is near enough
to Watson to know that the latter will
not submit to any such terms, that, on
the contrary, Watson will be more de
termined than ever to make a fight in
Kansas and Colorado for his rights as
the candidate Of the People's putty for
! vice president
' While Steinberger is thus positive,
I there 5s a growing belief in the minds
oi other politicians that since Reed's
acquiescence yesterday Watson will
i abandon his proposed Western tour
"ml submit to the Inevitable. The poll-
"ciuns ure uiso uispuhcu io uouut tnai
, Watson's throat is so sore as has been
published. "I never belloved he had
such a sore throat," a man said in the
Copeland hotel this mornlog. "He has
only been waiting to see whether thoso
fellows at Chicago would undertake to
put him off the ticket"
Agrees to roll Corbett's Nose.
San Fhancisco, Oct 16. Tom
Sharkey, the sallor-pugllist, will leave
for New York on Saturday and will
. or Fltzsimmons, bliarkey will go
' bJn.. I. Ja AA
Boul Airica, where ne
mulched against Joe Goddard.
Iteed Going to California.
I Chioaoo, Oct 16. For the first time
I In uny campaign, tho Republican na
tional committee nas undertaken to
supply the Pacific coast with
speakers, and a number of Republic
ans of national repute will bo' heard
there before the close of the cam
paign. During the last week, Speaker
Iteed will go to California and make a
number of addresses.
POWERS BEHIND TURKEY.
Xtussla, Germany and Austria Deter
mined to I'reTcnt Any Changes.
London, Oct 15. Sir Michael Hicks
Beach, chancellor of the exchequer,
speaking at Darlington last night, de
clared that the uctuul position of tho
powers with regard to the Eastern
question was that Russia, Austria and
Germany wero determined, with u view
to preserving European pence, to main
tain the status quo In Turkey. Thnt
had been England's traditional policy,
any departure from which would meet
active resistance bv the powers.
BOLD, BAD HIQHWAYMEN.
Mall Cnr on the Union Pacific llobbsd la
Oonpf. Utah. Oct in. Just as tho
Union Pacific fast mall trnln from San
Francisco stopped nt the water tank at
Patterson, a small station in the heart
of Weber ennyon, west of here, two
men surprised tlfo engineer by appear
ing from behind tho water tank und
covering him with a revolver. They
then ordered tho llrcmnn to cover his
head with a cotton sack, which they
handed him. The engineer was or
dered to Indicate the express car,
which ho did.
While the attention of the robbers
was distracted, tho engineer started
his locomothe and escaped to Uintah,
where Superintendent O'Neill was no
tified. Meanwhile tho bnggngo and express
cars were uncoupled by tho robbers
and run nhcad of tho train a few hun
dred yards nnd both were broken open.
Tho robbers fulled to open the safe
In tho express car. The railway of
ficials say that tho booty secured was
I the registered mall, tho valuo of its
l contents being unknown.
A special train in charge of Superin
tendent O'Neill may catch the robbers,
as the latter cannot get out of the can
yon except by tho eastern routo nnd nil
station agents havo been notified and
tiro awaiting the appearance of tho
No attempt was made by the men to
molest any of tho passengers.
EX-SENATOR FERRY DEAD.
A Man Who Was l'romlnent In the Hayes
GllAND nAVKN, Mich., Oct 15. Ex
United States Senator Thomas W.
Ferry died hero suddenly this morning.
Ho was a son of William Montagus
Ferry, n clergyman of some distinction,
who became interested in tho lumber
trade toward tho end of his life and
left his family a considerable fortune.
Tho younger Ferry was born In Mack
inac Juno 1, 1827, nnd received a com
mon school education.
Ferry entered politics nt an early t
ago and held in quick succession nearly '
every oftlco within tho gift of the peo
ple of his stato. Ho was four times
clcotcd to Congress and twico chosen
United States Senator. Ho was presid
ing ofP:cr of the Sennto during the
Hayes-TUdon contest, und he had often
suld thnt he thought that ho then saved
his country from uuother civil war. He
preserved the pen with which he signed
the document giving the Presidency to
Huycs. Ferry s downfall came in 1883.
He was defeated for re-election to the
Senate, after a long and bitter contest,
und tho failuro, soon after, of the iron
firm of which he was a partner, swept
away his fortune and his political in
fluence at the snmo time. Ho went' to
Europe, n broken nnd disappointed
man, and since his return had lived is
retirement in this village
The llirjcle Outlaws Wer Sons of itrp
utalite 1'roplo of Hock Itnplds, la.
Rock Ravidh, Iowa, Oct. 15. Tho
news that the Sherburne bank robbers
wero Louis and Hans Kclihan of this
town surprised every one, and their
parents, who nro reputublo people, are
Hans, the dead one, hnd been away
from homo four years und was supposed
to be traveling with a theatrical troupe.
Ho enme homo two months ugo and
persuaded Lou to go with him, saying
he had a position for him.
Lou had been considered a trust
worthy lud. Tho fathcr,John Kclihan,
and J. D. Wilson, his brother-in-law,
have gone to Blue Earth City to see
WRONG MEN PUNISHED.
A Murderer Who Sent Two Other Hen Ut
Prison Confesses Ilefore Death.
Canton, 111., Oct. 13. John R. Wyatt,
who hanged himself in tho county jail
last Saturday, confessed that he killed
D. T. Glllia at Alton six years ago. The
murdered man was an ex-State Senator
and a member of the Stato board of
agriculture. Ho was killed by burglars
whom he found in his house.
Tom Brown and George Sterchey
were found guilty of tho killing and
sentenced to the penitentiary for
thirty years on the testimony of Wyatt
varlm enfd 1 IsaIjI 41ntw (am A4attj9jk '
who said ho held their
Sterchey has since died
now confined nt Chester.
and Brown It
Two Apple Crops This Year.
Atchison, Kus., Oct 15. M. S. Mor
rison, a farmer living a mile west of
here, has a large orchard which is
yielding Its second crop of apples this
beason. The first yield was large, but
the trees soon bloomed again, and tho
apples which have since formed on
them are about matured. Although
they are not as large as the first crop,
they are sound, and have an excellent
flavor. Other farmers report the ap
pearance of a second crop in their
A l'rlest May De Rector.
New York, Oct. 15. Bishop Farley,
who was at the residence of Archbishop
Corrigan to-day, declared positively
that the successor to Bishop Keane as
rector of the Cutholio university at
Washington would bo a priest and not
a bishop. Additional weight is given
to this by tho fact that he is one of the
directors of the university.
National Democrats Upheld.
New York, Oct 15. Tho appellate
division of tho Supreme court, sitting in
Brooklyn to-day, decided that the use
of tho name "National Democratic"
party on the official ballot is permis
sible. This reverses the decision of
J ustice Clements.
St. Andrew's Ilrotherhood Meets.
PiTTSBi'ito, Pa., Oct. 15. i The
eleventh annual convention .of the
Brotherhood of St. Andrew of the
United Stutcs opened here this after
ooon at the Trinity Episcopal
church, with a service led by the
Ruv. J. C. Rosser of Toronto, Can
ada. About 300 delegates wero
present, but by to-morrow, when tho
business sessions begin, ut least 500
more are expected. Tho most import
ant matter to be considered is the re
port of the committee on arrangements
for tho international convention next
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