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OMPF IS DEFEATED
BEPITELICAtf PT.TTRAT.TTY OP
THOUSAND IN KANSAS OITY.
MATTERS MUCH MIXED
3TBANGENESS OF POLITICAL BED
A- P. A. ELEMENT INTRODUCED
BALLOT iW WOEXS "WELL AND
Returns In Missouri Generally Elections
iu Kansas West and South Gener-
Ilj- ICcsults Surprisingly Mixed.
Kansas Cfey, Mo., April 7. After a
campaign iiiled with unusual strife, and
in which parties were split from center
o circumference, the city election today
assed off as peacefully as a May party.
"The polls were open from 6 to 5, and the
largest voto of years was polled. But
,-ie man. ros arrested for illegal vot
ijg. -&"nertcan Protective arsociaJtion and
anti-A. P. A., was the principal issue,
w ith a side issue of reform government.
2"io novelty Was presented of a Republi
can ex-mayor, Henry C. Kmupf, a prom
ntirat banker, running for that office on
ib Independent Democratic ticket "With
Mm on rfthe- ticket were politicaans from
bo tin od parties. On the Republican
rtF"KtL James M. Jones led a strong
hghl for the A. P. A's. as the regular
WApufoHcan nominee. Jones is police
iudge and a young lawyer very pro
nouncedly in Favor of the A. P. A. prm
riples. The remainder of his ticket
as a. mongrel, as was that of his lead
"g Opponent, John S Crosby, who head
ex the 'People's pailty ticket, cut but lit
In the campaign the Kumpf managers
have- charged the present Republican
administration with leaving a deficit
a tftie city treasury of -almost $200,000,
ml in addition to (the desire to beat the
v. P. A's. many from, both parties vot
?d the Kumpf ticket in their fight for
reform government On the other hand,
T.any Democrats left theiir own ticket,
claiming that it was under the rule of
"'-Ma's" politicians, and voted with the
Another interesting item was the re
"usl of (two or three A. P. A. lodges to
Support their organizations nominee be
a use of their being previously suspend
ed from the order.
"he election was for mayor, city treas
urer, auditor, police judge, attorney,
re4.Wn(t v the upper "house, four mem--'.Vrs
of -the upper and ten of the lower
house, and one member of the school
The returns are coming in very slow
?y. bwt at n?33ntght it is conceded that
the Republican A. P. A. ticket ha3
been elected. Returns have been re
ceived from 32 out of the S3 precincts.
and these give Jones, (the Republican
iu 4. r. j ciMxiiuate, u piurairiy or
SOS. Joms is not running ahead of his
t'riket and it is estimated that the com
plete returns Will show the election of
lie entire Republican titckte by about
1.000 plurality. The Populist vote is
KOW THE DAY PASSED.
Kansas Ctoy, Mo.. April 7. A cold,
damp atmosphere was on hand when
the polls opened this morrring to greet
vho biggest oity election fight had here
l"r years. The kMie was stridtly A. P. A
2'ii antl-A P. A., and the two principal
t ckits in Klie field, t!he Republican and
Independent-Democratic, were made up
of Republicans and Democrats indis
criminately. Henry C. Kumpf, ex-Re-
7ubBcin mayor ami a. prominent bank
r. fed the Irtdependetrt-Domocra'tic tic- ! Curtis is a woman of good business abil
. Supported by a faction strongly ity and quite wealthy. At Olathe there
i Pleased to the A. P. A. James M. was no opposition to the Republican
o ns, police judge and a wll known ticket-Vt St. Mary's, Wehansky was
younir lawver. headed the Republican. ! elected mayor by the Democrats. The
t kt. I'&ctfivlivar the sunnort of the A.
P A's. as thvir candidate. John S.
Oiowsby ran for mayor on the Populist
tltket. ' The largest vote in years was
pl!td, a great deal of scratching being
t1 me. Thv ballot kuw worked success
fully and eaw prevailed sit the polls.
Th- saloons were generally closed. The
ot was on mayor. tmiMirer. auditor,
1 oliee juilgv-. c.ty attorney, president of
-Jii' upper hoiue, four members of the
'ipper and ten members of the lower ,
case and i-we nrember of the school
. lard. Tt weather cleared up as the I
day Advanced and an increased vote j
a "s the nestilt At 12.30 'the indica
" ns werp- tht tthe Kumpf ticket was
: iHir. The Tenth ward, looked upon
as the Jonw stronghold, was claimed
bj the ant'-A. P. A's. Whatever the
r ult it was generally conceded that
both Jj.ots would run rv rlw Tn
the Fifth ward a negro, an ex-convict !
was arrested for illegal voting. - No;
trouble was cjd. 2S-C j
At 3 o'clock Kumpf still apparently
?ld his leal aid his supporters claimed
s election as aspired. The Joneswes
lnwfw. were sanguine, and tnemsel
e claimed the fcad. The polls closed
. " 5 o'cN.-k.
At 6:30 Kumpf app?red to have main
t ned the 1
,ad gained for his ticket !
e day and hi mangers '
earlier in the
c"a..med his election by S00 to 2,000 ma
jority. Jones, adheret5 did not concede this.
Z. wver. and were stiU sanguine. Ow
iv to the vast aniounft of scratching.
the count'ng pitgres&ed very slowly
uti j nothing definite was known until a
Vetwan company A. Third regiment,
M N. G.. was In garrison today m the
f Jte armory a Twelfth street and
T'vost aenue. The veterans were in
fu'I miifotm. and under order, with
stacked .srins, fill the polls closed at 5
o'c!ck Captain Taylor of Veteran
,miajiy A. did not want to talk about j
the matter when questioned today. W
are simply to guard guns and ammu
r.tlon in ease o mergeno ," hesaid.
'Thr arc ft?Corrn inrnfirod- rifles Jltl
There are stiveral hmrtired- rifles and
thousaads of loaded cartridge? ai the ?
armory, and It is the property of the
state," Captain Taylor would not say
Who gave the orders for the company
ii be on guard. There were no signs
of trouble at the polls.
REPORTED FROM ST. LOUIS.
St Louis, 'Mo. April 7. Elections were
i)day htrld In many municipalities
hroughout the state, but returns are
ming in slowly. Party lines were
rat closselv drawn, but in a majority of
cries where such wae the ease, the Dem
ocrats elected the whole or the
nnrt of their tickets. In a number of
places the result was mixed, neither
party gaining a majority of the oitices.
Local issues were at stake in still other
cities and party lines were obliterated.
According to incomplete returns re
ceived at this hour, the Democrats .car
ried Cuba, Bismarck. Ma-rhfiii Tn
ginsville, Monroe City, Kaobnoster, Cen
traaia, Moberly, LaPlata and Nevada.
The result was mixed at Wellsville,
Golden City and Clinton. At the last
n-amed place the Democrats elected the
nmyor marshal, collector and attorney,
while Ithe police judge assessor and col
lector are Republican. Non-partisan
tickets were in the field at Slater and
Holdeh. At Fayette the Citizens ticket
was victorious. Carthage was carried
by the Republicans, who elected every
one on their ticket except one alderman.
The Republicans were succssful in Jef
IN ST. JOSEPH, MO.
St, Joseph, Mo., April 7. Returns
come in slowly, but the election of L. A.
Vories, over "W. M. Shepherd, the pres-
kiil incumbent, lor mayor. Is conceded
by a majority of about 500. The indi
cations point to the election of mayor,
collector, police judge and six out of the
eight aldermen by the Democrats.
St Joseph, Mo., April 7 Comnlte re
turns in the municipal election show
that L. A. "Vories (Democrat), is elect
ed mayor; Rice D. Gilkey, (Democvrat)
treasurer; Thomas R. Ashbrook, (Re
publican), auditor; Peter J. Carolus,
(Republican), police judge, and Joshua
Graham (Democrat), city attorney. The
Democrats elect two and the Republi
cans six aldermen.
Kansas City, Mo., April 7. In the mu
nicipal elections held throughout west
ern Missouri today, only local issues
have been involved. At Warrensburg
the Democrats elected all itheir candid
ates for aldermen and the Republicans
all their candidates for school directors.
At Sedalia and Boonville the Republi
cans made a clean sweep. At Mexico,
Webb City trnd Carterville the Demo
crats elected rtheir entire ticket
DOWN IN ARKANSAS.
Memphis, Tenn., April 7. Municipal
elections were held In Arkansas today.
The Democrats were successful in all
townships save Newport and Jonesboro
where the Republicans elected their
FROM ALL OVER KANSAS
Republicans have Ho Particular Cause to
Complain of Results.
Topc-ka, Kan., April 7. Returns from
cities of the second class, where there
was any opposition to the Republican
ticket show Republican victories, in
some places over fusion tickets. In
many places the issue was the "joint"
question and so far the temperance sen
timent is victorious, irrespective of
Topeka, Kan., April 7. Special dis
patches regarding the elections in the
cities of the first and second class held
today throughout the state show little
of general interest Republican tickets
were put up generally is carried" with
little opposition, but Citizens tickets,
based solely upon municipal questions,
were ably supported and won in a dozen
cases. In Wichita the Citizens ticket
captured three wards and the Republi
can three. In Leavenworth the
straight Democratic ticket elected four
of the six councilmen, still leaving the
majority Republican. In Emporia the
Citizens ticket swept everything. There
was only a medium woman's vote ex
cept where the "no joints" issue was
contested. In all the latter cases the
temperance sentiment won. In Topeka
the Republicans carried everything.
Kansas City, Mo., April 7. Specials
from all over Kansas show mixed re
sult in returns from Municipal elections
held yesterday in second-class Kansas
towns. At Sterling, the citizens Law-
and-Order Ticket was elected by an av-
erafe majority of 200. Ae Herrington,
the Republican-Prohibition candidate
for mayor was elected by a large major
ity. Cherokee, by a big majority, elect
ed a non-partisan ticket. At Spring
Hill, where the women carried the city
ticket two years ago by a handsome ma
jority, B. Boyce was elected mayor and
his entire ticket was elected. The wom
en had made a hard fight and are thor
oughly discouraged at the result At
Pratt City the Republicans scored a I
complete victory. Hays City elected a
straight People's ticket. At Cimmarron
the women were victorious, Mrs. C. A.
Curtis being elected mayor by a small
majority over Dr. Lawrence. The elec
tion board was composed wholly of
women who were out in full force. Mrs.
straight Republican ticket was elected
at Kinsley. Few women voted at Nort
onville yesterday. Charles Kaufman
was chosen mayor. The Citizens-Liberal
ticket was elected at Tonganoxie over
'the A. P. A. ticket by a good majority.
William K. Smith -was elected mayor of
Lecompton. He is editor of the Sun and
is said to be the youngest mayor in tfhis
country. Conway Springs re-elected its
former council, which repealed the pro-
nion ordinance last winter, over a
ticket favorable to its re-enactment
Kansns Clt'. APril ".The municipal
?iecuon in -ansa O'. Kansas, pro-
gressed very quietly. An average vote
was polled in the First, Second, Fourth
and Sixth wards, but in the Third and
Fifth wards there were exciting con
tests and the vote was quite he ivy.
An interesting feature of the Mttle
as ule P3rt laKen ne wom. 'mere
wle -. jvomen regisered and n-nr!y
- 0 ,f tnlm otea- M:"S TJ"en
walked to the polls, some with their hus-
1 oanus ana owiers wnnoui escort, wnue
ttnui' ajJu I J XT 'iori' w
the iuaj suffragists had carnages i
nin" :o a11 Parts,f l th c' i !
women to the polls- In the Third ward
there were 506 wWte women and 305
negro women registered. The fight in
that ward for councilman was between
S. Smith, a negro eRpublican. and
T Pf,bwt.' 2 ?ltc,m?2 ruiuli"a
me viiiseni? ucH.t-u ojimiu mji hnut-a
by many of the negro women as well as
by men of his race.
The latest returns indicate about an
even division of the offices between the
two leading parties. The Republicans
appear to have elected three council
men, ithte Democraits two and the Inde
i:lectioxs i- Oklahoma
Guthrie nud KintWher Elect Complete
Guthrie. O. T.. April 7. (Special.)
At the city election held in this city
today everything passed off quietly and
the result of the election was an un
known quantity until after the returns
twere counted when it was learned that
ins - en tire Citizens ticket had been suc-
Kingfisher, O. T., April 7. (Special.)
The entire Citizens ticket was success
ful in the local contest held today. This
fact was conceded in the morning and
no surprise is felt over the result.
New London, Conn., April 7. The
Ammen ram Kathdm returned at 530
Tonight from her twelve-hours trial trip
at sea. The machinery of the vessel
worked perfecuy. The board will
recommend a few minor improvements.
but these will never be due to any fault
of the builders; The twelve-hours run
today was ordered by the naval depart
ment for The purpose of testing the hull,
equipments, etc The speed trial wfll be
made on. Thursday next
WICHITA, KASTJAS, WEDNESDAY MOISTING-, APJRIL 8,
HOT WlTTR Qfin?Mrr,TTQftraln from Cripple Creek this morn
V J i. JLUUXt KJXl I JJJ.1 JLJLDJ
REPUBLICANS ELE0T TWENTY AL-
DEBMEN IN 0HI0AG0.
Of the Kemainder Two are Independent
and Thirteen Democratic Feature of
the Eiecticn the Effort to Down the
Gang, Which Meets With Success, Gen
erally right on Town Officers a
Straight Party Issne Aldermanic Con.
tests fellow a Republican Majority of
Chicago, April 7. Out of the thirty
five aldermen, the Republicans today
elected twenty, the Democrats thirteen
and two Independents were chosen.
There are thirty-four wards In the city,
but two aldermen were chosen in the
Tenth, there being a vacancy in that
ward. The principal feature of the
election was the effort of the reform ele
ment to down a number of the gang al
dermen. The reformers were successful
with a majority of them but they failed
to secure three or four bright particu
lar scalps they desired. Party lines
were not strong in a number of the
wards, and the reform movement had
une ngnt on tne town
officers was in all of the towns a party
issue, and the Republicans were uni
formly successful, carrying all the town
offices by majorities ranging from 2,000
The election was very quiet, save in
the First and Nineteenth wards, where
there were a number of fights and sev
eral shooting affrays nobody, however,
being seriously injured. Not over
twenty arrests were made during the
The returns from the aldermanic con
tests show that the Republicans have on
the total vote carried the city by a ma
jority of about 20,000.
In a fight at the polls in the First
ward, the Democratic election judge,
Frank Martin, shot "Bull" HIckey thro'
the wrist. Another shooting affra'y
occurred at Twentieth and State streets
J. II. Ransom, colored, firing at Walter
Pil!, colored. The bullet missed. The
interest in the election centers chiefly
in the efforts of the reform organiza
tions of the city to clean up the city
council. Joseph Grogan, a railroad
man, was shoe down this afternoon dui
irig a row at tne po!iing place, 400 Dear
born street. The wound may result
Chicago, April 7. Full returns from
the First and Nineteenth wards, in
which most of the fighting occurred,
show that twenty-six men were laid out
in one way or another during the day.
The great majority of these were not
injured badly and not one of them fa
tally. The man hurt the worst was Jo
seph Tregan, who was shot in the ankle.
James Dawson had his skull fractured
with a crutch. Olaf Henson's nose was
smashed flat with a paving stone and
John Wilson's ear was torn off by an
other of the same kind of missile. Wil
liam HIckey was shot in the breast and
John McGrath was shot in the back,
both slightly injured. These were the
worst injuries received. There was no
fighting outside of these two wards.
Chicago, April 7. Returns from 125
towns throughout the state show Re
publican: victories in about four-fifths?
of them. In none of the elections was
the vote on a straight political issue.
Milwaukee, Wis., April 7. The Repub
licans have again carried Milwaukee by
an average plurality for the entire city
ticket of probably 4,000.
The entire Republican city ticket is
probably elected. The Democrats have
made substantial gains in the council
and board of supervisors, and at mid
night it looked as if the council might
be Democratic, but this the Republicans
were not willing to concede.
In the state at large R. D. Marshall
is re-elected associate justice of the su-
j preme court. In the Eighth judicial
I circuit E. W. Helms, (Rep.) is probably
elected judge and in the Thirteenth War
ham Parks (Rep.) probably defeats J.
J. Dick, (Dem.) In the four other dis
tricts the incumbents are re-elected
The results of municipal elections re
ceived up to midnight show that the
following cities have gone Republican:
Elkhorn, Peshtlgo, Platteville, Maus
ton, Ripon. Monroe, Plymouth, Edger
ton, Brandon, Sparta, Washburn, Shell
Lake, Tomah, Black River, River Falls.
Waukesha, Baraboo, White Water, De
lavan. Fountain City, Neillesville, Chip
pewa Falls, Mainette, Beloit, and Mani
towac. I Democratic majorities are reported
I from the cities of Kewaune Mineral
Point, Mayville, Durand, Chilton, Fort
Atkinson, Fox Lake, Oconto, Jefferson,
Antiga, Watertown, Fond du Lac, Prai
rie du Chien, Ashland. Merrill, Beaver
Lake, West Bend, Eagle and Kenosha.
West Superior, Wis., April 7. 'Martin
Pattlson, the Republican candidate and
a Masaba mine owner, was elected maj-
i or by about 600 majority.
St Paul, April 7. A-large number of
Minnesota towns held local elections
toaaj, in most cases tne contests being
!. v-.j .vw. a. ..Aiuuuik :S.ICU J. ii.U,V.- ,
fDem.) mavor and nearlv th ontlr
Democratic ticket, being the first time !
they have done so for many years. At
Anoka, C. W. Woodbury, without his
own knowledge or consent was put up
and run independently against the reg
ular Republican nominee and Wood
bury was elected. He said tonight
that he would never run against any
Republican candidate and that he would
not qualify for the othce, which would
keep the present incumbent in otlice.
Tembina voted on officers who are op-
posed to bridging the Red river to North
Dakota, St Peter carried a proposl- !
tion for an extra tax to start and main
tain a public library. Mankato de
feated a $20,000 water bond tax proposi
tion and license for the liquor traftic
carried the day at Rushford, Blooming
Prairie, Tracey. WilJwar and Fergus
Falls. Several other towns elected of
ficers, but In many of them there was
BLECTrONS FURTHER WEST
Omaha, April 7. Nebraska municipal
elections occurred today. A heavy vote
was polled even In the face of heavy
rams. A general disposition was man
ifest to disregard party lines. The
issue was high license and in a major
ity of cases was carried.
Denver, April 7. In most of the cities
and towns of Colorado, aside from Den
ver and Pueblo.elections were held to
day. The contests were entirely on lo
cal issues, although the Republicans as
a rule put party tickets in the field, aad
most cases poiiea their normal
strength. In Highlands the Republicans I ts of Japan and China, then south of
won by 309 to -iM. In Leadviiie, where ! Singapore, Port Said and Cylon.
the Popnlists have been in control, the i Washington, April 7. Senator ilor
result is in doubt the Republicans hav- I sran of Alabama, Is lying iH at his resS
ing made decided gains. j orTjce in this city, suffering from a liver
in man ot tne smaller towns the Ifq-
uor question was the one at i .-
almost In variably the temperance ele
ment won. The women were wE rep
resented at the polls everywhere.
Victor. Col.. April 7. Several hundred
denuty sheriff sxriwd haM n crAtai
for the purpose of attesting voters
alleged to be illegal. The deputies
made over forty arrests before daylight
(Excitement ran high.
CriDDle Creek. CoL. April 7. The city
Jjail here contains twenty-two citizens
kf Victor who were arrested lor alleged
Denver, Colo., April 7. Dispatches
from Albuquerque and Las Vegas, N.
M.. and Laramie, "Wyo., Teport corn-
JP!ete victories for the Republicans
FOR KILLING JOHN LAMBOKM
Charles and Annie Lamborn and Thomas
Leavenworth, Kau., April 7. Charles
Lamborn, 22 years of age, his-sister, An
nie Lamborn, 24 years of age, and
Thomas Davenport, 25 years of age.
Miss Lamborn's lover, were jailed here
tonight by a Pinkerton detective on the
charge of murdering John T. Lamborn
at Fall Leaf, this county, on the night
of February 10. The victim was the
father of Charles and Annie Lamborn,
tvho lived with her father in a secluded
The night of nhemurder.young Lam
born and his sister, who was accompan
ied y Davenport, went to a dance.
They returned ax about 3 o'clock the
next morning and, according to the.r
storj, went to bed without visiting the
kitcren of their home. Upon getting up
late he next morning the body of their
aired ffliihpr was found In tno Kitcshen.
j frightfully mutilated with an ax.
Suspicion pointed to Davenport and
he wis soon after arested and placed
in jail, but was discharged to throw him
off gtard, since which time his every
action has been watched. It is claimed
by the Pinkertons that they have a
strong case against the prisoners.
The murdered mar left a fortune of
$55,000. He had the reputation of deal
ing harshly with his son, Charles, and
his daughter, Annie, and had forbidden
the latter to keep company with young
When arrested today the three sus
pects refused to talk of the murder, al
though the detectives adroitly plied
them with questions. They were locked
up in separate cells and no one is al
lowed to see them. The officers believe
the girl will soon break down and tell
a startling story.
FOUR OUTLAWS ARE CAPrUKED
Deputy 3Iitrshals Ruuud Up a Gan; Xot
Par From C'oiTeyvllIe.
Coffeyville, Kan., April 7. Two dep
uty United States marshals have cap
tured a gang of five outlaws southwest
of this city after a hot fight in which
Oliver Rooks, one of the desperadoes,
was mortally wounded. Rooks' horse
was shot from under him and he was
wounded before he would give up. Four
uninjured prisoners were brought to this
city and will be taken to Fort Smith,
PATRIARCHS OF AMERICA
FirstDayof Their Suprunio Lodge tlleet-
iiig in Plttbbursr, Kan. (
Pittsburg, Kan., April 7 This was the
fiist day of the annual meeting of the
snpreme lodge of Patriarchs of Ameri
ca in this city. There are ovec 1,000
patriarchs in attendance. Tha su
preme lodge session opened at 10 oclock
to hear reports of committees and
elect officers, etc. Tonight a grand pa
rade will take place and the day was
closed with exercises at the opera house.
Dr. Graham and ills Vilenea.
Pittsburg, Kan., April 7. A warrant
for the arrest of Dr. D. H. Graham,
charging malpractice, was issued here
today. Graham has left town. He
is publicly charged with performing an
abortion upon Emma Richardson, a
colored girl, and also with raping his
Unnk -Burglars at ColTeyvillc.
Coffeyville, Kan., April 7. Burglars
broke Into the Santa Fe depot in this
city last night. They broke the com
bination of the safe but failed to get
the safe open and took nothing of much
value, T hey were scared away before
accomplishing the job and left their
Retting on Croker'H American.
London, April 8. The Sportsman says
this morning that two bets of a thous
and to fifty on Mr. Croker"s colt, Amerl
cus, for the Kempton Park jubilee stake
were followed yesterday by the accept
ance of a bet of a thousand to sixty.
Instructed for ltratllev.
Paducah, Ky., April 7. The Republi
can convention of the First congression
al district nominated J. H. Tapley and
W. II. Yandel delgates to the St. Louis
convention and Instructed them for
Roth Resolve for McKlnler.
Cumberland, Md.. April 7. The Re
publicans of this and Washington coun
ties held their convention today. Both
adopted resolutions in favor of McKia
ley. LATE NT-IVS 11V "WIRE
Items of General lutcrest Prom All Over
Cologne, April 7. Count Mattel,dis
coerer of the system of medicine which
bears hts name, is deaL.
New York, April 7 Fourteen build
ings in the business section of Yonkers
burned today; loss $100,000.
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5een tesu by the postofflcedepart-
"-H Cl&tlCliOi. 7LikVrL Vi OU iVUiC.
' rWvtnn.WA-w Xin A t-H1 T PKo elne T-T
Larkin and Patrick Cordigan, two
members of a wrecking crew, were
struck by a fast freight train on the
Pennsylvania railroad near here today
and instantly killed.
Hal.fax. N. S.. April 7. Fire in the
northern end of the city today destroyed
the lumber yards and feed stores of
Davison & Son and caused considerable
damage to several other bnildlng3. The
total loss is 560.KO: Insurance small.
Macon, Mo.. April ".Harvey Gray,
the First National bank embezzler, was
ararigned last night and waived exami
nation. In default of Jl.oflO ball he was
sent to the Hannibal jail. Today rela
tives furnished bond and he was re
leased. Greensburg. Pa., April 7. By the ex
plosion of dj-namite at the new Rade
baugh tunnel near here today one man
was killed and three Injured, two fa
tally. Frank Grannell fe dead and W.
L. Marshall and James Parker will die.
The men were thawing out dynamite
when a large quantity of the stuff ex
ploded. Boston, April 7. William T. Adams,
better known as Oliver Optic, the auth
or of boys books, reached Boston to
day after a trip around ihe -worH. The
-000 miles of the journo' occupied fif
teen davs and In his western course he
spent considerable time in the principal
complication. He has not been wU lor
uie last fortnight and has lately hera
"ompfted to keep to hi? bed. Rumors
were cunvnt this evening that he was
alarmingly ill but !n response to Inquir
ies at his house the reply was made that
fc na bitter and was sleeping.
THEY'LL TAKE BOTH
UTAH BFPUBLI0AN3 SING A S0BT
OP HIAWATHA SONGS.
As Unto the Bow the String is o Unto
Protection 1 Bimetallism, Say the Re
publican People of Deseret In State
Convention They Elect Delegates to the
St. Louis Convention, Who Appear to
Go Unlnstructed Bond-Issuing Ad
ministration Arraigned and Bimetal,
lism Defined as a Matter of 10 to 1.
Salt Lake, Utah, April 7. The Repub
lican state convention has selected
Frank J. Cannon, Arthus Brown, C. E.
Allen. Isaac Trumbo, W. S. McCormick
and Thomas Kearns as delegates to the
St Louis convention.
The convention was called to order at
11 o'clock by Chairman Dooly in a few
well chorsen remarks outlining the is
sues of the coming campaign.
Chairman A. L. Thomas made an elo
quent speech in the interest of Republi
can principles and closed with a strong
appeal for protection and bimetallism
for the best interest of the party and
Congratulatory telegrams were re
ceived from Senator Brown and Repre
The platform is confined almost en
tirely to protection and bimetallism and
the sense of the convention is expressed
in the fallowing language:
"We believe in a protective tariff; we
believe in reciprocity; we believe in bi
metallism, which is the full recognition
alike of gold and silver and their free
coinage in the mints of the nation at
the ratio of 16 to 1.
"We contemplate with sorrow and
shame the spectacle which our country
presents today because of the attempt
to substitute for a protective tariff a
tariff for revenue and because of the
destruction of silver as money of final
"We hold that a policy which has fill
ed the land with idle men, which takes
from labor Its honest reward, which
doubles theb urdea of debt which, amid
bountiful harvests, in a time of pro
found peace, makjs necessary the issu
ing of hundreds of millions of dollars
worth of interest-bearing bonds in order
to meet the current expenses of the gov
ernment, is an lmjeachment of both the
intelligence and Integrity of those who
control our government
"We hold that as a tariff for revenue
has failed to reftore prosperity, so a
protictive tariff, 'as long as the money
of the country i held, ounce for ounce,
100 per cent higaer than the money of
the orient and of Spanish-America, is
impotentto saveour farmers and manu
facturers against a competition which
they are helpless to meet and we repu
diate the belief that protection without
bimetallism can restore prosperity. The
situation makes clear that bimetallism
and protection must be accepted as con
stituting one vital, indivisible principle,
that not only the progress but the safe
ty of the industries of our country and
the tollers who carry on hose Industries,
make thr acceptance of this principle
imperative protection by a -tariff to
equalize the wages of our country and
those paid abroad, and blmetallismto
take from gold Its present appreciation
and to equalize the money of this coun
try and that of silver standard nations.
tWe cordially endorse the stand'
taFen in the national legislature by
western senators and representatives In
behalf of holding bimetallism and pro
tection together as one.
'We ask our delegates to St. Louis to
do their utmost to secure in the national
Republican platform a full acknowl
edgment of the imperative need of a re
turn to read bimetallism and a promise
of Its swift adoption without regard to
other nations, by opening our mints to
thb free coinage of gold and silver at a
ritio of 16 to 1."
"Nominations wero then called for and
sixteen candidates were presented,
among them Judge C. C. Goodwin and
Charles Crane. In a neat speech Mr.
JCrane declined the honor and asked his
friends to vote for Colonel Trumbo.
Judge Goodwin also thanked his
friends for the honor and declined to
have his name used.
The ballot for delegates was then
taken with the above result
COLORED MEN IN CONVENTION
Contesting Delegation for McKIuley Sent
From i-outh Carolina.
Columbia, S. C, April 7. The Web
ster faction of the Republican party
held a state convention here today. AH
the delegates were negroes except fif
teen white men who have been known
In Republican politics In the state ever
since the war. The convention waa
overwhelmingly for McKiniey and the
four delegates-at-large were Instructed
to vote for him first last and all the
time. The resolutions declare for bi
metallism. The nominees of this con
vention will go to St Louis as a con
TWO BOLTS IN ONE CONVENTION
McKiniey Men anii Colored Men in the
Seventh Alabama District.
Gadsden, Ala., April 7. The Republi
cans of the Seventh concessional dis
trict today svl?cted their delegates to
St Louis. Reed men took possession of
the court room where the convention
was to be held and locked the doors,
leaving a number of the McKiniey men
outside and refusing to admit them.
Pistols were drawn, when the locked -out
McKiniey m-n endeavored to enter and
It looked like bloodshed for a time.
Then te McKIni-y delegates all with
drew and went to a hotel and held a
separate convention, selecting C. D. Al
exander and George Curtis, two strong
McKin'y men, as delegates to StLool
The Reed and McKiniey combination
chose F. L. Marague. and J. T. Ezsel as
delegates to the national convention.
Thy are for Reed under the leadership
of Bill Stevens, colored. The negroes tn
rbe regular convention also bolted and
plcted a negro delegation to St Louis.
The raeon for their boh. it is said, is
because they were not accorded repre
sentation on the delegation. The negro
delegation te understood to be unin
structed. but are for McKiniey. Noth
ing like 'abe seen eaactM about the
courthouse at Gadsden today were ever
before wrlnesed at a political gathering
m Alabama. A riot was narrowly
TWO-THIRDS OF FOETT-5IX
Nomber. so Ear. oi 3Iionri' colld SUrer
St Louis. April 7 A special to an af
teraooa piper from Lebanon. Mo. says.
Tiny-six coo a ties hare elected dele
gates to the Democratic convention, to
be bsrki at Sedafia. April 1, for the,.!
Uoa of delegates to the satSooal con
reatioc Evry cooaty, so fir, has
Hed solid silver dgatkins and de
flared la positive terms for the irtxi
coinage of silver at the ratio of Ii to L
More than two-thtrds of tbt counties
mentioned hare tartrncted their dele
gates fw a solid dei-jgatlox of ttaconi
promisteg silver men to the Chlcajro
convention, and instructed farmland.
BULLETIN OF '
ffi&c SBiclpta Bmlu jgagic.
Wicbit3, Wednesday, April 8, 1896.
Weather for Wichita today:
Fair; cooler; north Kinds.
5nn Rlrs. 5:34: sets. G:3I.
Moon Uaulnc; Rle. 3:31.
1. Municipal Election in the West
Republicans Win in Chicago
Protection and Clmetallism tn Utah
JlowJ Spain Feels About the Resolutions
S. Yankees at Atheus Win More Honors
lght Attacks of the Insurgents
Shyke Repudiates Gregor Krasnoxr
3. Senate Passes the PostoClce Bill
Miles and the Lieutenant Generalship
HcelvOier-Uead Break In Tobacco
5. Wichita Divides Its Political Honors
Scottish Rite Masons at Work
Infant Child Found Smothered
C. Ferocions Battle on Court House Lawn
Thieves Rummage Among Quay's Papers
7. Some Figures on the McKiniey Vote
as one, with Vest and Cockrell for del-
HE'S A GOLD STANDARD MAX
Klclducrp Elected to nil tho Vacancy in
the Eleventh Texas District.
San Antonol, Texas, April 7. Returns
are coming In slowly from the special
congressional election held In the Elev
enth district today to elect a successor
to the late Congressman W. H. Cram.
The election of Klelberg (Dem.) Is con
sidered safe. The other candidates are
Lawher (Fop.) and Brewster (Pop.)
Klelberg is for the gold standard.
ALLEN WON'T HAVe'iT, NEITHER
Too Modest as "Well a Too Busy to be a
Omaha, April 7. Senator W. V. Alien
today addressed a letter to Governor
Holcomb declining to be a candidate on
the Populist ticket for prvldnUal hon
ors. He explained that others In Ui
party deserved the recognition and his
business would not permtt of each an
arrangement In Nebraska It has been
generally understood that Allen was a
AS TnE LOGICAL CANDIDATE
World Double-Leads a Third-
New York, April 7. The World will
print a double-leaded editorial tomor
row in which it will aafc whether the
logic of the political situation that hat
led the Republican mouses to support
McIKnley will not compel the nomina
tion of Cleveland by the Democrats. The
"The World does not assort that this
is so. It raises the question. It in
vites public discussion of it
"o far as-the WorId,istncarniylli
this matter, it Is entirely impartial, ju
dicial and Impersonal. It has no soc
ial partiality for Mr. Cleveland person
ally, as he w.11 probably .adnrtt It has
nothing to take back. But the ques
tion Is not of the past It is a question
of the future.
"Upon questions of the preetyt and of
the future, rot of the past the Wrld la
Just as free and sincere In suggesting
that Mr. Cleveland seems to be the only
logical candidate, as It has been fear
less and faVthful In ailmonhlon and
criticism whomever it nan believed him
to bo wrong1.
"ft is idle and might prove very un
wise to ignore the fact that there Is a
deep-seaited and widely prevalent pre
judice among our ppl against any
third term for any president. Bnt it Is
still a question whether any unfounded
fear and prejudice can weigh, at least
against the force of event and the
logic of circumstances."
3IET IIY THE IlIinULATORS
LonUlnna Nejjroen Mr-t Death and Mrlj
at the Hand of "White Jsuprem.oll."
St Louis, Mo., April 7. A special to
the Republic from New Orleans, La.,
says. Another serious riot, growing
out of the registration troubles, occurr
ed m St. Landry parish today, in which
two negroes were killed, six or seven
others wound! and many others whip
ped. The supervisor of registration of
St Landry, having established his head
quarters In Opeloosas, the negroes be
Heved the presence of troop there
would protect them from the regulator
of white supremacists, and started in
large bodies for that town. A party at
n hundred ngrcs left Grand Pralrfs
for OpHousae, but were intercepted
bout half way by a band of regulators.
Thy negroes wen" warn-l back by the
regulators and were told that they cool 1
not register. They t tempted to pars,
when th?y were flred upon and two kill
ed ami tflx or seven wounded. 2fc5
others were given flf ry fcmbes each and
returned hoot. The affair created a
panic among the OpHouwut jaegrees, and
only a. few of them. rlHtereL A large
number of C.Uyns of Opefcmsa Hav
aked that the militia be kept there an
Wl after the state election. April 21, bat
the Fontenol faction, or white supre
macists, demand that the stao troops
be resnoved at once. There have been
ten kSlK-d and tbtrteea wound! f far
over the 9c Landry pothlcal trochlea
CORRETT IN THE roClt COURTS
He and Cauuclty Arrclrd tor Iiozlo Con
trary to Ijiw
St Loots. April 7 James J. Corh-tc
and his sparring partner, Mlfes Con
nelly, were arrested this afternoon t
Haven's theatre and tafcea to the
Four Courts, charged with holding a
boring contact contrary to law.
Before the curtain went np on the
second act. Captain 0MaIJrr oaltod on
the chaatpJoa and inforaesd him that
thre moot be an boxing: Jtoa said be
did not waot to taterfere with the law,
hat that boxing was m the show. It
was decided to spar away, and Captain
O Xaiy was spirited away irvm. the
smut. Alderxoan Jim Goradn ook aim
aside and while htr wad aikhg Chert
was a skillful exhfbttSom of 'Jbm asutly
art oa the stne.
After the show, they were arrested.
bat released on bond o 130 soea to
; appear In Judge Mnrphy coast toasar-
row Aiderman Croaln was sorvtr
The proceedings were brought to ats
a sest ease of the taxing ordinance.
BoSalo. 2f. T.. April l.X "- ig at
tempt waw atade today '- : j - "
stre? car -terBMK and ii..r. o.
lines to r'3 to take wrl their ears.
?. kers ufl tn laying off '-nly
f-w ea n to aa: 1- ilcs T
Jesire on 'S pa i .i- -rgas.xer
to deaer s .rats how s;ru& tar w--r
D MORE FRiGHTENED
SPAIN'S SECOND THOUGHT ON THE
BUT STILL INDIGNANT
GOVESNMENT ALONE EEXALNS
G00L AMID THE TUSH0IL.
WHICH IS PART OF ITS BUSINESS
THAT OF THE NEWSPAPERS BEING
Latest Vote in the Uocc Discounted, aad
Then They Rely on Cleveland to Pig
eonhole tha Whole Matter.
London, Eag., April 7. The GrapMo
styles the Cuban rteotuUo a bhinlc
cartridge, scad thinks meir rtptkn
Europe will ak eom eomrrwwmon
ashamed of thunlYs.
The Tun3 has a dispatch from Mad
rid, which tys: "The Cuban iomhi
tions of tho United States eoagrvso
have been received here with marked
calmness and almost iiullffrne&, vry
scrongiy contrasting with the popular.
excitement which followed the pusau
of the previous opinion. This eon be
accounted for 1 two wys: Firstly, tho
result of the voting was fully niKinl
pated. and, eeondy. there is a etrong
tmprealott. tteafc President Cleveland
will take no immediate action."
A dispatch to the Standard from Mad
rid, says: "The papers here, of ovry
shade of opinion, rival each othur In
censuring Ute atfttude of th United
SUaes I'btiKTNA and tn declaring that
Spain will not tolerate interference, net
even friendly mvdltatlon. Th govern
ment ami iu supporter alone are ooel
amid the popular excitement."
A sensation has been onuavd by tho
Kpoca fCatina- that a frlen-dly reply
would be mad if the United Stn.tn
should at aa to Cuba.
After a cabinet council tontaht. Sonor
Canoraa del OaiKlUo, the premier, vt
ed that all th oillrtal and privet Wtish
lngion advlcee induced the government
o believe that Prevalent CtevelMMl
would not not trt the reeohitkMW and
that therefore the government wouhl
maintain an expectant atMtude.
NOT ALLOWED TO IA.V1)
Inhuman Trontmnut of Shl)iirrrikrd Aluer.
boh ii ;illort by tiiLurtI.
Philadelphia, Ia., Anrtl 7. At Lkrttl
Ing story nf bipvrwk and a narrow
escape from death a the hands of JBhe
Spaniards patrolling the south soat.ei
Cuba, was told today by Mate WHMn'm
Adorns, of the British bark Irnrnsentt.
whfoh was recently vrecked un thi
U small jlandftknowiv aa 3ap&tde Crua;
with seven other membcra of his crew,
arrived hro from PL Jago on lxari
the Earn hne steamship Karnwood. ll
f-nys the crew took to the pn boat
whn She vsel struok, aa she becaam
at once a total wreck, and pulled fr
the nhort; of the Island, exnecitnjc
1nrf Tmv tvwa fVIi ffortm Mrlwrti.
, t!w hut ww? drlwt fJ-fc.
boats by Spanish soldiers, ana thrlr
only alternative wa to row north to
Maaxanilta, a Otetaoc of serenty-Jlvo
miles, which port It took them forty
eight hours to reach. Their stitSorlaK
was Intense, as the heat become- unbear
able. They were hailed a 1 oelock on. March
2 by h Spanish man-of-war. Mate
Adams could not get her nam, hut she
rasMle them come alongside, ami eUteertt
came into the boat and searcMtd her
from (item to stern. All protested thtut
they were only shipwrecked ronnvm.
bat the Spaniards never offered to ttik
them on hoard. After about an hour
detention they were fet adrift and on
the evening of ttie following day, more
dead than aBve, they reached Majzngsl
la. Hrethey were again detain! fee
sometime until the ftpish Mtttfcorftttsto
fltUsfted themselves that they ware not
I.V THE nWlULAK C1IA3WIIL.H
Cnbnn I!elutloi nrrim Their Way to ttt"
Washington, April 7. The senate sow
current resolatfoaa on the Cwtoan rss
ltttlons -were delivered to PrrvaAo Sec
retary Thurher this morateg, Littsr
In the day twy were sent ta A
department in the tmeal rotttlao C pre
The nary departstsat has reeetvs! a
cablegram from La Llbertad, tern
vador. sjuKmsetag tkat alt In eiici; i
that place. The alspsach Is from 3s
tain Frssikhn Hanford. emmwjNrg;
on of th United States shtw w taw
MxUrs of the Oeatral Amoriemi oosa
tiiee. -who.also says that J ae.irtes.eV aw
terests art protected.
WILL MAX It A OLItA.V MrilltP
Saltan )lram t tttyil Itfd Crtx l'4
a WnU iu 3lll't(Mrtv.
Constantinople, April 7 Advices from
Dlarixfclr Indicate that Iter. Oesssm C.
Kaapp. one of the AmerVraa laJmssaa
ries at Bitlis is ruoSstd tn Jail at 1' r
bekir. la ToTMsh Armenia, aavl
serious lnt-rnauonai eompttentlmn a
more than haely to XoOow. lsrt.' . a
arc magr-. Tho tmrnisoamv-nt I
proposed expnlsioa of Xnapp r. - n
ever, onderstood. to he hot pr."ir:.r.
to the expvlaSoa of ail Cm-leu n
stonartec, mostly Amerlcaas. r
and Trtm&i Catotlex. from Asia; 1 .
lory as weU as awropeaa TwH't
is believed here that oaty prora' -energetic
acti-m win prevent ift-
ing of an imperial trade po. :'"
the cxpnlsiea of in r. mv&r a. L
Red Cross soewfr "
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