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Additional Incidents of the Terrible
! Explosion.
Sorrow-fill Scenes nt ilic Mouth oftlio
Stinft llcnrt-Ilrokcn IVIvcn nnd
Mothcrn WcrniiijrOvcr Their
Mutinied Uontli
Death In the Mine.
ST. Loui * , Nov. 11. Dispatches from
I Plttsburg , Kan. , give the following ns some
Of the incidents of n mine horror nt thut
plnco : For hours after the cxnloslon had
emifRMl out the lives of nearly n hundred
men , the scene nt ttie pit wus distressing.
Poorly clad women with babies clasped tote
to their breasts came through the darkness
by the light cnst. by the bonfires , llko ling-
gnrd , uncanny beings from another world.
Some shrieked above ttio storm ar.d mut
tered ns they fell helpless on the shoulders of
stronger neighbors. Others wcro mad in
their despair , nnd toro their hair nnd
garments nnd would have dashed headlong
into the tomb but for the strength exhibited
by the miners from other shafts. Ono poor
woman whoso husband and two sons were In
the pit , lay her thrco youngest children be-
nldo the blazing flro nn.l then fell In hysterics
among thorn. She lay unnoticed in this posi
tion till morning when she wr.s removed to
her homo n raving man lac. At one time thu
c'ush of women and children wus so great
that it was feared that violence would bo
necessary In order to clear a way for the
rescuers. The poor creatures fought each
other in their despair and in some in
stances inlllcting bcvcre punishment. As
night were on the work of recovering the
bodies continued until the floor of the engine
house was strewn with mangled men. Their
bodies were placed in rows upon the ground
where the rain und snow beat upon them.
Most of the victims wore shockingly muti
lated , fcomo being so horribly disfigured us to
be unrecognizable. All were covered with
blood ami dust and many wcro almost
stripped of their clothing. There was noth
ing left of thq llrst man brought up from the
dreadful hole but n bleeding trunk , for his
extremities had been blown off. Many of the
Kcnrchcrs fainted. As fast as the bodies were
brought to the surface there was a
rush mndo to identify them. A dozen
women in many cases being engaged at onetime
time scanning the bleeding fuco of some un
fortunate. Them nro still nbout fifty bodies
in the lower levels. Some of the victims
wcro found buried beneath immense weights
of slate , while others wcro discovered in
groups nnd In nil kinds of positions. Two
men who had not > jeon identified wcro so
tightly locked In each other's nrms that It
\vas with great diniculty that they were torn
apart. Their eyes had been blown out by an
explosion , and their faces were so horribly
crushed that their bones were ground into
the flesh.
Coroner Fisher impaneled u jury this
nftcrnoon and allowed them to view ttio remains -
mains of the dead. The inquest will begin
nt 'J o'clock to-morrow morning. 11 will bo u
long one , ns every effort will bo made
by both company nnd men to as
certain the cause of the awful calamity
\yith the exception of two or three who will
bo buried by relatives , the victims will bo
laid to rest with but ono service. The com
pany will have full charge of the general
funeral und will sec that the men arc given a
Christian funeral. The bodies have been
cleaned up ns well ns possible
nnd plnced in neat cofllns ready
lor the solemn services to-morrow.
W. W. Allen , superintcndct of all the Santa
Fo" mines , arrived nt noon , and began nn in
vestigation into the cause of the explosion.
Superintendent Robert Craig said ho was
moro than over convinced that it was due to
R the ignition of coal dust follow
ing nn overcharge. The overcharge shot
produces u Hume which puff * back and
pathcrs up the dust and IffJl'tcs it. Hotter
ventilation would have made more terrltlo
the explosion in case of dust , because of n
plentiful supply of oxygen. Mr. Craig
stated that every morning before work two
men wore sent through the mine to examine
it for gas. On Friday , ttio day of
calamity , they reported no gas 03 usual , and
ho was of the opinion that the explosion ( if
caused by gas ) would certainly have occurred
before 5 o'clock p. m. , as 104 men wora
working there all day with naked lumps ; but
it did not take place until 5:10 p. in ,
when they began llrlng their shots.
This convinces Mr , Craig that it was dust
explosion. The mine can bo pnt Into condi
tion for work in three or four days , and the
money dnmngo is only slight. Mine Inspector
specter Findluy's views coincide with those
of Superintendent Craig , but many of
the old mind's express opinions directly op
posite. The relief subscription fund already
amounts to $1,000 and it is constantly grow
ing , Tlio Indies have been ministering to the
wants of the wounded nnd the care of tbo
Widows nnd children. Farmers' wives have
como in for miles with food , clothing , ban
dages , etc. , and all the citizens have been un
tiring in their efforts to alleviate tbo suffer
A Harrison Fine Hauled Down I'uli-
llc Indignation at the Outrage.
Ci.RNiiouK , Wyo. , Nov. 11. [ Special Tolo-
Rram to THU UEE. | A largo and costly
American flag , which was made and pre
sented to this town last Fourth of July by
the ladles , wan yesterday suspended between
the postoftlco building and the bank In honor
of the olcc ou of Harrison , Last night some
miscreant 01 miscreants cut down the flag
nnd removed it. In consequence , the town Is
Intensely excited this morning. The flag has
not been recovered , nor the names of the per
petrators of the deed discovered. All day
yesterday threats that this would bo done
were uttorcd on the streets , but they were
not ercdltod. Rewards have been offered
nnd published und the rowan ! fund lias al
ready grown boyouj the sum offered.
The oiti/cns' uoimnluco is 'investigating the
outrage and Homnthing will undoubtedly bo
done if the wretch is found out. A flag coni
inittco of ladies has been formed nnil al
though the day is the Sabbath , busy needles
are going all ovnr town , and by neon u new
Hag will bo raised und guarded. Material
for the now Hag wus not at bund in town in
sufllclcutquantities nnd donations came in
from private sources , contributing the rod ,
whlto mid blue sure enough , but of vastly
different shades. Ono merchant toro down
his curtains of red cambric , another gave his
blue flannel shirt. AH nro at work , nnd thu
cry ou the streets Is , If any man haul * down
the Ameicun llur ; shoot him on the spot.
Tlio J'roBldont Klcct at Church , , Nov. Il.r-Prcslocnt-Elcct
Harrison attended dtvino services this morn ,
ing ns usual nt his church , the First Presby
terian , Rov. Dr , 11 nines pastor. Ho was ac
companied by Mrs. Harrison , his son Rimo'.l
nnd his wife , ami Mr. and Mrs. MeKco. Tiu !
church was crowded with stragers : in an
ticipation of General Harrison's prcsenco. In
tbo sermon Dr. Hr.lne * made no reference
wlmtovor to the nscont elevation of ono of Us
congregation to tlio presidency. Aftortho
ncrvIcc-H had closed many members of the
Vodrreatlon | ( ; gathered around und shoolr
hands with General nnd Mri > . Hiirrisoii.
A largo crowd nwuitM his coming out , but
there wim : ir < demonstration. The day nt
General Ilnuison's residence was u vrry
quiet ono , 'J lie general passed most of his ,
tlmo in t'jo library reading or conversing
with his family. In tlio evening a number ct
Ills neighbors dropped in und visited for an
hour or more.
.lion. Win. II , Itarniini'ti Condition ,
BKimnrour , Conn. , Nov. 11 , A bulletin
received at OHO p. m from Lluio Rock states
that no cliuugo baa taken placft In William
21. Unruum'i condition since mluulght.
Ho Sneers nt the Methods of Amer
ican Politicians.
| foi > i/rf/it ( ; JWS ( / * ) / Jmiiea Gimlon llennrtt. ]
LO.NI > ON , Nov. II. fNew York Her
ald Cable Special to TIIB Hr.E. ]
Lord Salisbury has Informed the
world that all is pence , nnd the
sky of England is nil scrcno. This is doubt
less the proper thing for prime ministers to
say when they nro dining with the lord mayor ,
but the latter part of the speech , dwelling
with great emphasis on the necessity of Eng
land's making greater naval ami military
preparations , contradicts the former Dart.
For hu Is well nware that the sky , Instead of
being ; clear , has n good many ominous clouds
in it. How about the position at Suakim ,
over which Lord Salisbury passad
so lightly ) Is there no danger
there ! The English force is
small and the enemy nro
accumulating with n speed which gives no
light anxiety to experienced English ofllccrs.
This very morning It Is announced that Gen
eral Grcnfell is In favor of n policy of pas
sive resistance nt Sunklm. What docs Hint
mean , except that the English force Is not
strong enough to cope with the Arabs. Arc
we In for another Egyptian war. which can
bring no possible advantage to English people
ple nnd will Inevitably to larcc sacrifice
of life und expenditure to drain the treas
ury ) So It would scorn. Lord Salisbury
gives out word that the English do not mean
to retire from Egypt Just yet. They will
have to pay dearly for staying
there. That much may bo inferred
from the past , for fresh troops
will hnvo to bo sent shortly unless the rebel
lion collapses in an unexpected manner. I
venture to doubt whether tlio nation will see
those movements with satisfaction. Next
comes the little disagreement with the
United States. It may be doubted whether
Lord Salisbury's reference to that was at
all judicious , for expressed no regret for
the highly mischievous interference of Lord
Suckvillo in the domestic politics of the
United States. Ho doe s not dcprccnto tha
act but contents himself with a sneer nt the
electioneering methods in America and utters
nn ill-disguised exultation over the fact that
President Cleveland and Ills party have been
turned out. Well , Is that wise , especially as
Lord Salisbury has made up his mind not
to renew diplomatic relations with
the United Stntcs for some time to comoi
The side xvhich undoubtedly put itself In the
wrong nt the outset has not much right to
show resentment , even if it receives nn
affront. The ufTront is a part of thu consequence
quence of Its own net. Lord Salisbury evi
dently takes a different view of matters and
thinks Lord SacUvillo was not to blame , and
the solo responsibility rests with President
Cleveland's government. Is that the view
which is taken by most Englishmen or by n
majority of the house of commons ! There
are very good reasons for doubting it. Per
haps the question may bo brought to some
sort of test before very long.
Removing the Kcmuins.
UA.I-ID CITV , Dak. , Nov. 11. [ Special Tol-
cgram to Tim Hun. ) The remains of
Thomas E. Pendloton , George W. Jones ,
John Erquhurt and J. W. Patterson , the
four men who were murdered by Indians
near Rapid City in August , 1870 , were to
day removed from their place of burial 1o
Evcrgiccn cemetery. Exercises of an im
posing order accompanied the event , and
wore attended by the surviving pioneers of
the Hlack Hills. Tlio address of the day
was mndo by D. R. Hughes , editor of the
Journal , n 'Tiler. ' The procession to the cem
etery was ono of the longest ever seen in
this town. The nftuir was conducted under
the auspices of the city nnd county.
The announcement that Gilmore's wonder
ful band would give two performances , mat
inee and evening , drew large audiences to
the Grand opera house. In their anticipations
the public were in no wise subjected to the
slightest disappointment. Gilmore gave two
complete and eminently successful demon
strations of his great capacity as a caterer
or n ublic favor and the efforts of himself
and assistants met with unstinted upplauso
from an audience that were prodigal in their
favors but somewhat exacting in their de
mands for encores. Gilmoro's artists ap
peared yesterday with all the triumphs of
their past successes thick upon
them , and the many "catchy" features
of their work as instrumentalists
were supplemented by the presence of a very
capable quartette of vocaliats. In addition
to this the cannon accompaniment was in
troduced with m ueh effect ut certain stages
of their performance. The solo work by Sig
ners RnlTaylo und Stonglor euphonium
und clarionet , together with Mr. Sax , who
received a double encore for his flute obli
gate and selections from UounodsJ opera of
"Faust1 , furnished abundant proof of the
capacity of the orchestra.
nTho band displayed all its old-time precis
ion of execution. At no time was there the
slightest uppcurance of lack of harmony ,
and the great maestro , Gilmore ,
kept his forces thoroughly in
hand , wcUdlng the baton as only
Gilmore can do , thereby securing a perfec
tion of ensemble so necessary for perform
ances , such as those of yesterday. Consti
tuted as Gilmoro's orchestra is , every man
an artist in himself , "great exnectations"
were formed. Ferfect faith win kept by the
performers , und the public wont uwuy de
lighted. In thu selection from "Chimes of
Norinumlio" nothing could bo liner than the
execution , und u cleverer rendition of
"Plumiuctto's" music could not have bcon
obtained. The delightful piquancy with
which the movements were commenced and
carried through a succession of Intricate
forte nnd planissamo passages was per
fectly delightful. Probably the midunto
from the fifth symphony by Hcothovon
was the most perfectly executed number.
This was played superbly. All the Ideas of
the great composer worn given full Issue and
the colouring was something'to bo remem
bered. In llko manner the "Alpmo Storm
Scene , " one ( if Kunkei's must perplexing
orchestral compositions , was played Iiy the
band , with thu ttssistunco of mechanical ef
fects , in such n manner as to rouse the audi
ence to prcai enthusiasm.
Tim "Pmyor and finale , " from Wagner's
"Lohengrin , " as well a-s Pujfuwint's "Carni
val of Venice , " brought Into full display the
great musical rosouiccs of the company
under Colonel GUmont's control. Tlio latter
presentation introduced no loss than fourteen
holoists ,
Mnilumo Hlaiit'ho Stone Ilarton Is a so
prano singer of considerable celebrity , und
nor voualis.'ii ut both mutinco und overling
coucorts mot with great upprebntlon. Miss
Dudley Campbell is thu forliiiiute possessor
of u contralto voice of great flexibil
ity. Tilts lady sung the Pugo
Song from "Leu Huguenots" with
perfect ( ' \ccuilon and KUrli curncslncx
of delivery us to win for her the sympathies
of tliw undlsucf. Signor Kinosto llaldnn/w ,
the tunov vocalist of thu company- ns linn
an exponent , ft thut rolu us OimUia has hud
the privilege of hr.arinj ; for manj n Jong day ,
His ( 'host .IIOICH urn magnificent , mid
HinjliK ! perfectly in tuuo in uvcry number
itlUittf.l to him. His pel formation yesterday
vorij milof the great fnatures of the con
ciirtfl. Hcrr Emll SU-jjor is u very reliable
liavitono Hingcr. In thu delicious quartette
from Verdi's "Risolctto , " thrso-four artists
guvo their hcarw * iv gcntiinu trout.
In rvc-rvrespect tliouxlIbltioiisgivcn ) under
Colomi ( J limiru's direction wore inobt plcnx-
KtcuhiudUjtluyv Ho tins lost none of hi *
? act In voiuMclIng , nnd carried the various
iiumboM tojnore than successful tormina-
tlcn. Thi'ir ending amounted to positive fu-
roT3 of M > pauio. ! Gilmore is truly a mar
velous mail ut his business , und his baton
was uptly described by un old concert fre
quenter as "Not u baton at all , but a maul-
fun's vtaud , ' !
Some of the Benefits to Bo Derived
From Harrison's Election.
The Advantages of ControllltiK the
JUcaiiportlontncnt of the Congres
sional DlRtrlctH Harrison's
Private Secretary.
O\mu BBC. 1
Olfl FouiiTKKNTii STUEKT. >
WAsni.xorox. D. C. , Nov. 11. )
There is one feature of the victories nt the
polls last week which docs not seem to have
fully dawned yet upon the minus of the act
ors , but which Is being discussed with a
great deal of concern by some of the demo
crats of the south. That Is that the control of
the two houses of congress will give the republican
publican party the control also of the appor
tionments under the eleventh census. The
eleventh census will bo taken in June , IS'.K ) ,
nnd the reapportlonmcnt of congressional
representation will follow during the session
of congress succeeding. The suppression of
the colored vote In the south will certainly
lead to a curtailment of the number of repre
sentatives in that section , nnd a correspond
ing Increase In the representation of
some of the western states , notably
Nebraska , Kansas and Minnesota , which
are naturally republican. Ibis , together
with the admission of four now states with
at least twolTO electoral votes , in 1802 , will
change the status of the next campaign to a
considerable degree , and will be likely to
have n marked effect in maintaining the
ascendency of the republican dynasty.
Southern men profess to believe that their
section will lose at least ton electoral votes
in the now apportionment , which they natur
ally infer will be added to the strength of
the republican states of tlio northwest. If
this is done nnd the new .states admitted
prove to bo republican in sentiment there Is
reason to believe that the solicitude of the
southern democrats is well founded nnd that
some at least of the elements of uncertainty
will be removed from the next grand contest ,
Republican success tins year also means
that the control of the United States su
preme court is no longer in danger of passing
out of the hands of the republican party.
President Harrison will , in nil probability ,
have the appointment of four , mid possibly
live , associate justices during his term , and
that will insure the control of the highest
court in the count.y for the generation unless
the mortality among the members of the
court is much heavier than it bus ever been
before. On the whole therefore the republi
can party has increasing causes to congratu
late itself us the slgnilicance of last Tues
day's victory becomes apparent ,
rou TUB rnciniBXT's ' IMUVATR snuiinTAitY.
The correspondent of the Detroit Tribune
sends the following to his paper to-night :
"The Washington correspondent are moro
interested in the appointment of a private
secretary to the new president , perhaps ,
than In any other change which will bo
made upon the inauguration of President
Harrison , and when it appears likely that
one of their number will bo chosen for this
important place , their interest becomes still
more keen. It is generally thought here that
Mr. Perry S. Heath , for seven years the
correspondent of the Indianapolis Journal ,
will be selected for this place , mid it speaks
volumes for Mr. Heath's popularity that the
suggestion of his name meets with
the heartiest commendation of every
man on Newspaper Row without
a single exception. The position
of private secretary to the president is an
executive ono and very difficult to 1111. Hav
ing business with the executive oftlce a suc
cessful private secretary must have a wide
acquaintance with public men. He must bo
thoroughly familiar with the routine duties
of the white house , as well as a knowledge
of i flairs in both houses of congress. So
cially ho must have the qualitlcations neces
sary to take a great deal of the routine from
the executive shoulders , nnd he must be a
man upon whom the newspaper correspond
ents can rely for accurate and not misleading
information. Mr. Heath is thirty years of
age. He has resided in Washington for
seven years , and is positively one of the most
popular in the corps of correspondents. His
intimate knowledge of matters before
congress would make him a val
uable advisor to the president when
called upon to consider measures which
might or might not bo shaky. Mr. Heath
wus one of the llrst newspaper correspon
dents hero to start u boom for General Harrison
risen and during the latter days of the cam
paign he has been at the gcnoraljs side. Ho
is still in Indiana and as ho knows nearly
every politician in the Hoosler state ho will ,
if appointed , relieve the president of the po
litical work of the stato. Mr. Heath has
travelled extensively in Europe , and besides
his newspaper writings bus written an inter
esting little work on Russia , which was pub
lished this summer under the title , "A
Hooslnr In Russia. " A few years ago Mr.
Heath wrote a scries of letters upon the duties
of the various executive departments
which wore the best papers of the
kind which have yet appeared.
Colonel Alexander , formerly fifth
auditor of the treasury , has been mentioned
as a possibility in this place , but Colonel
Alexander told your correspondent hlmsoif
on Wednesday last that ha had no intention
of appearing as n candidate for the position
in any way , nnd further , he said , that In his
opinion Mr. Heath was the best man for the
place , and the one most likely to bo selected
by the president-elect.
A FUND rou sins. ( iKxr.iui , siimtiDAjr.
A schedule of General Sheridan's estate
has been filed in the court and foots up t < 55-
000 , including his real estate hero and on the
island of Nantuckct , his library , his valuable
swords and other ralics of value. As most
of the property is unproductive , Mrs. Sheri
dan will be left with a very small income and
a few friends have undertaken to ralso a
fund of $100,000 for her benefit. They no not
appeal to the public , but are quietly passing
a paper nronnd for signatures with grunt suc
cess. Several gentlemen , umongthcm George
W. Child * , Anthony Drexel of Philadelphia ,
Vice President Morton , Joseph Pulitzer ,
Marshall Field , Gcorgo M. Pullman , P. D.
Armour , and General Algur , of Michigan ,
liuvn subscribed f 5,000 each , and n number of
others have contributed $ 1,000. It is belle veil
that the sum desired wil bo raised without
dilllculty or much delay.
The republicans In this city have already
got into a squabbln about the nrrnngmeents
for the Inaugural ball. The Republican
league took the Initial step Immediately after
Harrison's election was assured , and ap
pointed n coniinittco with General Edward
I1' , Hcalo ns chairman , to set the machinery
in motion. This league Is n political club ,
which embraces in its membership nearly all
tlio oniclaU In the District of Columbia , und
they naturally would like to display their
nrdor as early and us often ns possible , but
the prominent citizens who do not belong to
the dub have clubbed together against this
assumption of authority , and have called n
meeting , nt which a committee of citizens
will bo appointed to tuku charge of the ball
ami ralsn money to pay the expenses. In
order to settle all disputes ns to the chair
manship of this committee , Senator Quay
hut bt'cn uslu'd to select a man , nnd ho has
named Colonel A , T. Hrltton , a prominent
lawyer , who was tha largest contributor in
lha District of Columbia to the republican
campaign fund.
Thu Weather Indication ) ) ,
.I'or Ncl'raMtu ' : AVurinnr in eastern portion ,
Mutlonury in western portion with southerly
FcirPakota : Fair , followed In northern
portion by 1's'it ' ' rain or biiow , slight changes
In tem.'itraturc with southwesterly winds.
Tor Iowa and ylseonHln ; Warmer in ex-
trflino riorthwi'Morn Iowa , stationary tern-
IKiruturo wltlt bouthwestcrly winds. .
I'or Illinois ; Slightly warmer , fair ,
outUwoat < rly winds , . ,
ntn HI : MunimuJns C
ISvldcnco CotinccQlntc n Canadian
Minister with a Terrible Crime.
MoNTiir IT , , Nov. 11. { Special Telegram to
THE HF.R. ] In Juno last the community of
Danville , near here , wn4 startled ono morn
ing by the finding in a mlUK | > nd at that plnco
the dead body of Miss Lily Powell , the
handsome daughter of Kov. Dr. Powell , n
Congregational minister residing nt Shor-
brook. Investigation showed that the girl
wn * undoubtedly murdcrofl.
George and Fred Allen nnd a woman tc
whom the latter wua paying attentions had
been acquainted with Lily Powell , and the
night before the lattcr's ' body was found the
four had nttcmtcd a Salvation Army celebra
tion. Hie Aliens were arrested. Fred
Allen nnd the woman proved Indisputably
that they were not near the scene of the
murder , and George Allen proved nn nllbi bj
the testimony of the murdered girl's father ,
Dr. Powell. All the prisoners were dis
charged and $1,000 reward was offered for
the murderer's ' apprehension , Detectives
from Montreal were secured on the case.
As a result , two weeks ago Gcorgo Allen and
ttie woman were rcarrcsted nnd indicted for
the murder of Lily Powell.
A strict watch was nlao sot over the father
of the murdered girl. The trial began on
Thursday , but no evidence directly connect
ing the Aliens with the case was adduced
until this mornlne , wtien Mrs. Schcnevln , a
neighbor of the Powells , was asked if George
Allen had said anything to her nbout Lilly
before the latter wus murdered. She said
she had been told that Rev. Dr. Powell paid
n man $300 to kill his daughter. It seems
that Powell's wife when she died left * 0,000
to u son and daughter ; Powell went sailing
with his son ono day and the son never re
turned. The father said ho fell overboard
and was drowned. It is now believed that
Powell killed his son and had the daughter
murdered so he could got their money. The
case is still being worked upon by detectives ,
and the trial goes on. 'Powell Is under sur-
The Financial Tr iiHaotloiiH of the
Pant Week.
BOSTON , Mass. , Nov. 11. [ Special Tele
gram to the Hr.i : . ] The following table
compiled from dispatches to the Post from
the managers of the lending clearing-houses
of the United States , shows the rate per
cent of Increase or decrease ns compared
with the amounts for the corresponding
week last year : <
"West Snutte Mrs. C'lovolancl.
NEW YOUK , Nov. 11. [ Special Telegram
to THE BEE. ! A Journal special from
Washington says : Through the medium of
his pretty daughter , Lord Snckvlllo has re
venged himself nga'Oist President Cleve
land in truly English stylo. Miss West
went out shopping yesterday with nvoll
known member of the Italian legation , for
whom the young lady has of Into shown n
decided partiality. The two entered n big
dry goods store on Ponnsylvnniu nvenuo
and were talking over.thelr purchases when
the president's carriage drove up to the
curb and Mrs. Cleveland alighted. Miss
West nnd her Italian friend saw this
but affected ignorance of the in ct
thut the president's ' wife wns In
the store , Mrs. Cleveland approached
them. Tbo young at tachco raised his nat.
Mre. Cleveland acknowledged the salute und
spoke to him. Then with a smile she ex
tended her hand to Miss West. Hut that
young lady would have none of it. With n
supcrcilllous nir she looked at Mrs. Cleve
land from head to foot as if she wcro some
important beggar , j tWHn n well studied
dramatic action she shrank from the ex
tended hand and folding hers in front of her ,
turned her back do the president's wife.
Mrs. Cleveland blanched for a moment. Her
position was very embarrassing. Half n
dozen of the store employes bad witnessed
this incident nnd Miss West's Italian friend
wore a stolid look of prnocupatlon ns if ho
were careless of the insult offered. Mrs.
Cleveland's face flushed , her lips contracted
nnd her eyes flashed. Her equanimity ,
however , was very eo'on restored and with
out suylng another word to cither Miss
West or tlio Italian , she passed on to a neigh
boring counter und transacted her business
quickly nnd left the store. Inasmuch ns the
two ladles have often been seen together of
late the incident hashirovldcd great food for
the gossips. The prevailing opinion Is that
Lord Sackvllle's rccint discomfiture ought
never to have influonbod his daughter's good
manners. To an intimate friend she ad
mitted that she keenly felt being snubbed ,
not so much because llio British minister's
daughter had snubbou her , as for the reason
that she had hoped tij leave Washington for
ever with nothing bui pleasant recollections
of tbo place. \
Housing ; Ratification at Oraf'lon.
GHAI-TON , Nob. , Nijv. 11. [ Special to Tun
HUE. ] A rousing ratification was given In
this place last nlghfand Harrison nnd Mor
ton was in evnry mojuh , There w _ tiring
of anvils , blowing ofhorns ) , ringlngCi bolls ,
men , women and children iniu'chlug nud
singing , in short a ' 'night mndo hideous. "
Such demonstration Wus Indulged In for over
an hour , when the procession Inarched to n
huge pllo of baled hay saturated with oil , nnd
with proper ceremonies the largest bon tire
our people ever saw was started , Then fol
lowed the speech making which was of the
very best , bcwjuse , it cntno direct
from the hearts of uuch old soldiers us Cap-
tolns Heal und. Uurdctt , Mr. Teller , Ucorgu
H. Warren. fiditor'Fisher , Prof. Hurts , l > r.
Hallard , H. J. Ouy and otliern also favored
the crowd with ( uilliusiastio remarks. Ttio
glee club was on bund und rendered their
usual stirring songs , which wcro greatly en
joyed. The oxcreUcs closed with n grand
free oyster' supper for thu democrats and
prohibitionists. Everybody was happy , re-
jub.llcuns rejoiced , democrats who had been
weening-yiped their eyes and laid asiuothu
red bandana , and even the prohibitionists
smiled a sort of'a smile.
Btcaiuulili > Arrival * ) .
At Now Vork-JTho Alaska , from Liver-
pop ) . i '
The Thirty Thousand Iowa Railroad
Votes Fall to Materialize.
" \Vhllo the Antl-Corporntloii Cnntll-
tlntoi llollUiiTrctiuMiloiiH M : | ur-
Ity.nnd tlio Ucpiililtcniifi Sweep
tlic Suite Iilkc u Cjclnur.
A Political Tidal Wave.
DES MOIVKS , In. , Nov 11. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : lii ) : : . I Tlio political "tlilnl
wave" lias struck Iowa In full force. Harrison
risen nnd Morton hnvo carried the state by
more than 30,1)00 ) ninjorlty , anil ovcry candi
date on the republican state ticket Is cer
tainly elected. Tlio battle has boon fought
and the victory won by the unU-monopoly
clement of the party , and the : < iUOO ) railroad
votes that were to bo cast against the repub
lican ticket did not materialize on election
day , or were inoro than offset by the votes of
old-timo grconbaekors and democratic farm
ers , who Hocked to the republican stand
ard on account of the bold position
taken by the last state convention In favor
of the control of corporations. The (10,000 (
majority called up for Smith and Campbell
for railroad commissioners over Wills and
Dey , the railroad candidates , attests In some
degree the popularity of these ofllclals. C.
L. Lund , tlio other domoct title candidate ,
seems to have boon lost sight of in the deal ,
but ho is iiulto likely behind the party vote
many thousand. Tlio railroads appear to
have made no cITort to elect Limit. Kvery
ono of tlio tickets so industriously peddled
on election day by their heelurti and strikers
had the names of Wills and Doy instead of
Campbell ami Mnliln , but llttlo effort being
made to beat Smith. The scheme to get
Wills name on the union labor ticket seems
to have succeeded in many places and Dey
wus suuported by them almost to a man.
The city of Dubuimo , a union labor stronghold -
hold , ( jives Doy more than -1,000 majority
over Mnkin The railroad nnd the antimonopoly -
monopoly elements vied with each other in
cutting M.ikin and voting for Dey , and ho
has come very near bolus elected. Makin's
majority is not more than 2,500 , and may bo
entirely wiped out by the ofllclul returns
from Fremont , Pattawutumie , Carroll and
other strong democratic counties.
The republicans of this county ( Polk )
were completely dozed by the completeness
of their victory. To carry this county by
1,000 was the highest expectations of the
most sanguine , and when tlio returns showed
more than 2,000 majority for Harrison nnd
the election of the whole state and county
ticket , they could hardly realize it. Among
the residents of DCS Moincs are a largo
number of boosters who have taken
Horace Groely's ' advtco and "gone west , "
and their enthusiasm was unbounded.
Everyone of them , so far as known , voted
for Harrison , and their influence contributed
largely in piling up the magnificent majority
for the state ticket. Another result of the
election is the utter rout and dlscomlituro of
the so-called independent republicans.
This element , which favors high license
rather than prohibition , and was able to
muster eight or n in u hundred votes , last year ,
was squarely defeated. Phlllipps , their pet
candidate for prosecuting attorney , though
endorsed by the democrats and supported by
by the union labor party , was boated by
Macouiber , the republican and prohibition
nominee , -by. Qtua4aur hundred majority.
This means thut the prohibitory law will
bo.enforced for the next two .years to the
very letter , so far as this ofticor is concerned.
The prohibition candidates for [ ustice of the
peace and constables nro all elected
m the city , with a single exception ,
and the question whether or not the prohibi
tory law can be enforced in a city , tlio size of
DCS Moincs , will have a fair trial during the
coining two vcars.
The defeat of Weaver and Anderson for
congress was a surprise to all parties. The
heavy vote polled in the district , the excite
ment of a presidential campaign , the defec
tion of leading old-time grcenbnckcrs , and
the determination of the democratic leaders ,
to unload Weaver at any cost , were the main
elements that contributed to the defeat of
the greenback statesman. The republicans
bought the greenback papers in his district ,
mid either suppressed them or turned thorn
Dgainst their chief. Every prominent old-
time greenbucker who had deserted the
party was placed on the slump , and
"Farmer Caine , " the union labor
candidate for governor last year , openly op
posed Weaver's election. Davis county ,
Weaver's home , only gave him GOO majority ,
a loss of nearly five hundred from two years
"The defeat of the great chieftain and leadIng -
Ing exponent of the greenback theory means
the death of that party in this state. The
Strceter votes returned this year only foot
up from six to ten thousand against 1.1,000
votes for the party at the last election. Then
there are factions in the party striving for
leadership and masquerading with the demo
crats for personal advantage , and another
year will witness a still further reduction of
their voting forces.
The defeat of Anderson in the Eighth
district was a surprise to the most astute re
publicans. His own county ( Fremont ) is
largely responsible for the result. His major
ity of about eighteen hundred two years ago
completely molted away , and Taylor county ,
which gave- him seven hundred , now goes
about four hundred for Flick. Anderson
was not defeated because- the people of his
district repudiated the "Imogeno platform"
on which ho wus first elected , but rather because -
cause the republican party has dethroned
"Hepburnlsm , " nnd made the leading prin
ciples expounded by Major Anderson a part of
Its creed. In other words , thousands of anti-
monopolists voted for Flick because
; hey believed he was ( Just as
strongly in favor of correcting corporation
abuses as Anderson. Ono of the most grati
fying results of the election was the com
plete vindication of the policy adopted by
Governor Larrabeo In regard to the control
of corporations. The magnificent majority
of 00,000 for Smith and Campbell for railroad
commissioners may bo taken as the measure
of the governor's popularity.
His sufo to say that this emphatic endorse
ment of the pcoplo will not only encourage
ho railroad commissioners in doing their
duty , but will also allay tlio fears of timid
partisans who dread the power of the rail
roads in politics. When Judge Huhbardgcts
through counting the votes Wills hicks of a
majority , if ho is wise ho will ndviuo the
Northwestern that hereafter it had better
attend to its legitimate business of trans
porting freight nnd passengers and keep out
of politics , especially in a state
Where the people nro as determined as they
are in Iowa to correct corporation abuses
and secure relief from railroad extortion.
The curses of the average democratic uoli-
tlclari at the course pursued by Chairman
Hunter are both loud and dcen. If their
memory docs not fall them , it will bo many a
year before they n'lll allow themselves to bo
drawn Into another corporation combine to
defeat the will of the people. Ku.\ .
Columbus Will Celebrate.
COI.UMIIUS , Neb. , Nov. U. [ Special to Tun
Bii.Ji : : The election of Harrison und Morton
will bo celebrated by a grand Jollification
Monday evening. A torchlight procession ,
headed by two bands , will parade the princi
pal streets , The buildings will be illiimin-
utcd on the route of tbo procession , C. B.
Stillmun will convoy a pound of cheese to
the residence of JO. D , KitipatrJrlr , In u toy
wheelbarrow. L , W. Weaver will enjoy a
rldo in a wheelbarrow uround the public
square at tiib hands of another democrat.
John Tniumliill , u veteran of the war. will
act as grund marshal. Delegations will IK )
invited from the country and surrounding
towns. Columbus was the first city in the
United Stntcs to ratify the nomination of
Harrison und Morton , and L. Qcrrnnl made
the ilrst speech. Mr. Oerrurd will ho called
upon Monday evening to address the pcoplo
In Fitipatrick'a hall oil the election of the
Tlio lifrcct of the PronltliMitlnl Hlec-
tloii on the Country's Trnde.
Ciurvtio , Nov. 11 ( Special Telegram to
Tun Hun , ) Tlio same features that were olv
served In financial circles during the pro
cccdlng week largely prevailed during the
past week. Money was in good demand
from the local grain trade for tlio purpose of
handling cereals hero and at interior points
where there nro stocks accumulating. Coun
try bankers nro also asking fur liberal lines
of discounts , and the demand for mercantile
purposes has been good , mid also by many
Jobber * whoso collections are cash. Sales
were materially curtailed by neglect of bnil-
ness for iMilitics , and now that tlio election is
over business will claim moro attention , and
the demand from that wnuvu Is expected to
subside ; the decrease , however , will bo
moro than balanced by enlarged calls from
other lines of business instead of diminution
in demand , It is likely to still further ex
pand and although banks nro strong In
funds they will uiiquestlonatily ilml the sup
ply of paper seeking discounts quite .is largo
us they care to provide for.
Interest rates were firmly maintained nt
( I per cent on call and ( % < iS per cent on tlmo
loans , and borrowers need not ho surprised
to see slightly suffer prices within the next
few months. Such , nt least , is the opinion
of some of the best banks hi this city , unless ,
however , there Is enlarged foreign demand
for gold to settle our trade balance , which
unfortunately has been materially increased
by the refusal of Kuropo to taKe the average
per centago of our bread stuffs.
There is little reason to look for an m\\ \ \
comfortably close money market during the
next six months. Shipments of money to
this country were moderate. New York ex
change has been bnroly active at " > c discount
to 'J5i ! premium per $1,000 and closed tit par.
Foreign exchange was stronger and higher.
Documentary sterling sold at M.b'JJi@4.KlU ,
closing at W.Slt. Jobbing trade in dry goods
and miscellaneous lines of merchandise was
slow , but prices for nearly all leading arti
cles were steady , nnd marked changes In val
ues are not anticipated in the near future.
Merchants who are in a position to select
their customers say that collections are
fairly good , but some houses complain of slow
payments , though hope for better results in
the near luture.
The New York stock market was dull
during the early part of the week , as Wall
street operators devoted moro attention to
political affairs than to speculation. Tlio
lirst two days wore devoted to ovening-up
trades , as shorts feared n Mmrp advance.
There was also n disposition on the part of
room traders to buy for a small bulge. A
firmer feeling was developed and prices ad
vanced moderately. The market opened
strong and higher after the holiday and the
"iongs" took advantage of the ndvnnce and
sold freely and secured fair prollts. Outside
support proved inadequate to sustain the ap
preciation anil a sharp recession In values
followed , and about all of the Rains were
lost. The feature of the trading was the ac
tivity in Chicago gas trusts , which are on
"unlisted room , " and a listed and larger ad-
viinco was recorded and fairly well main
tained. The weakest securities were "coal
ers" and southern stock , which sold freely.
Grander stocks were ( inlet , the only feature
being tbo statement of the Chicago , Burling
ton & Quincy for September , showing a net
loss in earnings from 1S3T of $144,000 , and
for nine months ending September ISO of
$5W,000. , ; Tills , however , had little effect
on values.
Vunderbilts were steady and relatively
stronger than other trunk line stocks , owing
to a report that they were earning moro
than their present dividends. The closing
days witnessed increased trading. Taking
the market on a'whole , it was a narrow and
nervous one. The total sales on the New
York stock-exchange-'for the wcclc ending
Friday were 040,73. ! shares.
Business in produce circles has been moro
settled and the excitement attending the
presidential election has died away. Specu
lative trading has been only moderately
active. Neither buyers nor sellers were ap
parently willing to trade to any extent but
were rather disposed to even up their trade.
Among shippers there was moro inclination
to forward grain eastward before the close
of navigation , consequently there was a lit
tle more life in shipping circles.
Receipts of grain at all western markets
have been moderately free , and shipments
well maintained , especially from lake ports.
Considerable grain also has been moved from
the interior points on through rates of
freight. The prices which have ruled were
somewhat Irregular , ruling higher on some
cereals and lower on others.
Export movement of corn has stimulated
that article and oats have sympathized
slightly. Seeds have shown a little moro
steadiness , but improvement In prices was
slight. Provisions were stronger and prices
more favorable to sellers , duo to light re
ceipts of hogs.
Receipts of cattle and sheep were well
maintained. Export movement of articles ,
excepting corn , has been small , considerably
loss than at this time last year. Speculative
operators give more deferred deliveries pref
erence and are gradually transferring their
trades ahead. May delivery is slowly gainIng -
Ing In favor. The bulk of trading is now in
deliveries beyond the oncning of the year.
Wholesale HorHC-Stciillujr.
TOI-KKA , Kan. Nov. 11. [ Special Telegram
to TUB BKK. | The Morton county farmers
are greatly excited over the wholesale Horse
stealing which has been in progress there
for several days past. Morton is situated on
the Indian Territory lino. Friday night
twelve desperadoes headed by the notorious
outlaw , Uill Doty , came up from No-Man's-
Land for the purpose of driving off all the
tiorscs In the southern part of the county.
They be an with Captain Milton's herd of
thirteen thoroughbreds , which were released
from the stables nnd started in the direction
of the territory. The remainder of the gang
then visited every ranch In the township
and took possession of every horse of value.
When they reached the farm of .Tamos L.
Horlon ho nnd his sons showed light , and
with three shotguns nnd plenty of ammunition
they made it warm for Doty's crowd. The
desperadoes were too numerous , however ,
and Horton und his sons were finally cap
tured. The thrco prisoners were tied to a
fence with heavy rope and wera compelled to
remain in this position until discovered seven
hours later by a neighbor , when they wore
released nnd found that every horse on their
farm hail been driven away. Over sixty
head of horses were captured by the gang
and driven to a point three miles below
the territory in No Man's land. Hero the
gang congregated yesterday with their
liorses and started for the Oklahoma country.
They had pone but n short distance when
they wore overtaken by a posse of Morton
county farmers. A desperate light ensued
during which George Hill , ono of the horse
thieves , was seriously wounded and his
crowd was compelled to take to flight , but
managed to got uway with twcnty-llvo head
of horsos. The farmers nro organising a
vigilance society nnd will bo prepared to meet
the gang when they put in another uppcar-
A Fnrowcll to Itov , Coiulaiul. ]
Farewells usurped the place of the us.ul :
Sabbath evening services in the Unitarian
church last night , and members of the con-
grcgutlon crowded around to say good-byo
to the pastor they had listened to for years.
To-night the Kov. Mr , Copeland leaves
Omaha for Spokane , W. T. , and as ho makes
no promise to return , It Is probable thut the
far west will be the scene of his future la
bors. If ho so decides his family will leave
in the spring , ami bear to him the best wishes
of tno many friends made during ills pastor
ate In this city. I.iist evening was spent In n
liomo-UUo , Informal manner , which gave-
everyone present u chancu for a parting word
und u furowoll olunp of the pastors hand.
Tlio I'lro Fiend In Ban Francisco ,
S. N Fniixcieco , Nov. 11. Fire broUaout
at the corner of Ninth and Market street
about midnight. McCus' carriage factory ,
Pringlo's ' eboe factory and Fink & Behind *
Inr's furniture factory burned. Total i-jsg ,
100,000 ; mewdpce. 30.000.
Disciples of the Rod Flag Hold H
IVrvltl Appeal1 * to thi ImliorhiK Man
to Throxv OIV tltn Vokc of tlio
CapitalistFlory l < itn
tilotu Ciuituroil.
At Mc-tr. Unit.
Simply , yet strikingly , was Moti1 hall
decorated yesterday , but the red and black
colors of anarchism look the place of the na
ttotinl Haw , ni they dratied the portraits of
those who , n year ago , expiated upon the
gallows the crimes their te.iehlngs had led
others to commit. Aroun 1 the wnlls were
pictures emblematic of the growth of nn
archi.stlcal doctrines , interspersed with Gor
man mottoes , and below the portrait that
adorned the stage was ono reading , "Our Heroes
roes Against Tyranny. " The o In Gorman
wore of the usual nature , calling on work *
ingmen to nwulto und know their might , nnd
urging them to "Down with tyranny"
Anarchy still lives. Ladies were among tuo
audlenoo , listening quietly to the declama
tions of the orators , nnd altogether there
was an nir of quietness about the mooting
Unit seemed nt vnrinneo to all preconceived
notions of what It should bo llko.
Otto Von den Stein took the chair , ami
after briefly recounting the incidents they
were called uton | to memorise , introduced ns
the llrst speaker , Andreen Ahlotis , of Coun
cil HlulTs , who said it was not the llrst tluio
ho had addressed an Omaha nudlcnco
ou n somowliat similar occasion , and
referred to the killing of Arm
strom : by the militia some years
ago. Ho said they were accused of being
revolutionists , and yet n capitalistic paper In
Omaha had said , the day after election , that
events were pointing toward nn aristocracy
or n revolution. It was not considered a
crime for the press to make that statement ,
but it wus for them to do go us socialists.
Look ut society us it is now constituted , und
you will see that u few want to control the
many ; they want to sny what you will eat.
drink , wtwr , or do. but when tlio question is
to better yourcondition , they leave it a blank.
Look nt Nebraska , where they talk about
personal liberty , nnd then look at things us
they uro. All should study hociiillsm ,
and especially the Gorman citizens.
Many would like to know whether socialists
nro numerically strong or not , nnd all such
-should refer to Victor Hugo's immortal
work "Lea Mlscrnblea. " Every class and
every ago has had its martyrs. Luther was
one , Giillico was ono mid the men that died
in Chicago wcro the martyrs of to-duy. butf
the principles they advocated huvo not died
with them. The disciples of unurchy are
found among the poets and writers. Longfellow -
fellow wrote it , nnd 1'roctor read it among
the stars. It reached from California to
Maine , both above and below ground. It is
found among the professors , touchers , me
chanics , miners , nnd oven among the
churches ( "So help mo G d , I Know of them
in Council HlulTs , " the speaker
said ) . Anarchy had no wlsU
to diiturb the religious beliefs of any ,
as It taught freedom of thought to all. A
few weeks n o u lecture on behalf of the
Knights of Labor stated that members of
that body wcro not nimrchilts , und the luttor
could thank God that the statement was
true , for in tlmo of trial the knights had
htood idly by and saw tbo martyrs hanged.
They had stolen their ideas from the anar
chists , and from them learned thd doctrine
that the railways should be owned by tha
state. They were instructed to refrain from
interfering with politics , on the pain of for
feiting their charter , and yet how can they
bring around reform If not by the ba'lotl '
If It's not the ballot , it must bo revolution
The knights do not meddle in politics and
look to the ballot for reform. Neither do
the anarchists meddle with the ballot they
look to revolution for reform. And if they
are revolutionists , what is going to be done
about it ) He bad been to the halls of tha
convention In Philadelphia , and hnU scon
enough there to warn the workingmen of
Omaha to come out and Join the socialists
and leave Powderly nud his crew
to paddle their own canoe. Silcnca
is good , but was it right to remain
silent while martyrs hanged ! That
is what the knights had done , and it WAS to
keep Spies forever silent about n transaction ,
in which a banker was discreditably asso
ciated , that he was made a victim of legalized
murder. Ono of the planks of the prohibi
tion party platform was to abolish , or
make elective , the senate or thu
American house of lords , nnd
yet the same wish had always been among
the dreams of the German socialists. Tha
prohibitionists were manlier than the othoe
parties , and it is right to give even the dovll
credit wiien he deserves it. They were men
of convictions und they did not hesitate to
announce them , although It put thoin on the
same level us the much nbusod anarchists ,
who sought the name reform. It was a cue *
whcro the extremes of both parties met on a
common platform. Anarchy cannot ba
stopped. Its principle is one for nil and all
for onoand it will como whether It is wanted
or not. Omaha is n young city nnd has
not felt the hunger und want that
is known in Chicago and Now
York , but the time Is coming when it
will feel it , und then it will bo found
that anarchy is not dead not oven in Coun
cil Bluffs.
Mr. Short , nlso of Council Uluffs , wan tha
next speaker , nnd addressed tlio "brollicra
and sisters" from the standpoint of an "Irisli
Fenian. " He claimed to bo an "American
Fenian , " ns well ns Irish. Ho was glad to
be among such men us ho saw befoio himbo-
cause they carried such noble principles , und
they should look on the deceased anarchists
as being true American cltl/.ens. He had
been nineteen yours in Council HlulTs and
hud never hoard such noble principles. Tha 'I
principles for which men had been executed
In England ar.d Ireland and Chicago wcro tha
principles of humanity , where humanity
should bo governed in its own best Interest.
The principles for which thcso men died ex
tended around the world , nnd traced to land
lords and railways the misery of the world.
There were sotno who Bald that talooim wora
the cause of the misery , but the speaker :
denied it. Ho had been in the business him
self , and ho know there were noble souls in
it , looking for the benefit of their fellow
men. Ho would not sny what he dona
in tiie pant , for it would not be becoming , but
the question was , hero wo are and to whom
does the land belong ) To thu few or to tha
whole nation I If it belonged to the few , ttio
nation was poverty stricken , and If. It )
was , the ) Kipulution was necessarily
jo > r. The poverty of Ireland was
caused by the land slipping from the poopls
Into the hands of the fow. That question
was now before thorn , and ho would llko to
see every man and woman , fenmns. Tha
women could help their husbands as they
did In the battle of Limerick , where they
turned an English victory Into defeat. Tliey
should educate each other , mid when next
called upon to cost their wanted.'I
tlgato the character of the candidate usklng
their BUtTrnrvs. Mr. Sehenecko spoke at
some length In German und was followed
by Miss Krolsdermor , who recited u poeia
commommorativoof the events of a year iigo.
She was followed by Dr. Murder and other *
in German , and then the hull wus relin
quished , to bo filled ut night with the merry
dancer , in the pluco of thu anarchist inourn
imvii OrookH Cuptiircil.
Sergeant Haze , assisted by Ofllcers Fror
toy , llloom and Newman , made a very neat
catch of three burglars yesterday ovonlng.
Information wan received early Sunday
morning by Glimf Seavey Unit the "Q" depot
ut Kmmorson had been' burplnrUcd "and urn
wards'pf M4 In , hard cash stolon. The do-
scrlptlo ) ) of the crook * sent on to the Onialm
police was niCHgro in the extreme. iJotwIth *
standing this thrco young men were arrested
last night In ICfllo Clow's joint On Ninth
fit rent. When locked up they gava the
ti'.mca of Henry Dowd , Willie JJuwd , am }
Charles Smith , The authorities are coat
UUcnt tuvy are tbo mvu wanted.