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OHIO IS CLOSE.
But Governor Foraker Seems
to Be on the Wrong Side
of the Fence.
THE CAMPBELLS DID COME.
ABig Hole Opened in Ham
ilton County and the Re
WAS EXACTLY BEYEBSED.
Joseph Benson Was Very Badly
Scratched in Nearly All Por
tions of the State.
THE LEGISLATDEE IS IN DOUBT.
Prominent Republicans Are Hopefnl That
the Western Beserve May Still
Pull Them Through.
r SOKE OF THE AMENDMEKTS CAEEIBD.
FEJfNSYLTAKIA Boyer. H Elected by
OHIO Foraker, R., Probably Defeated by
a e-mail Plurality; Legislature in Donbt.
VIRGINIA Mahone, B Defeated by 30.-
NEW YORK Democratic, by 10,000 to
NEW JERSEY Abbett, D Elected by
IOWA Bolie, D., Probably Elected br a
MASSACHUSETTS Brackctt, R., Elected
Gorernor by 30,000.
MARYLAND A Clear Democratic Victory.
DllSSISSIPPI-Cnnnimouily Democi ntlc.
Ch urman Keal claims Campbell's election
in Ohio by from 5,000 to 15,000. Chairman
Cappeller expresses a hope that Foraker
will pull through by 1,500 or 2,000. The
northern end of the State stood by the Re
publicans, bnt the enormous Democratic
gains along the river changed the day. The
Legislature is generally conceded to be in
SrEOAL TEUOBAX TO THE DISPATCH.!
Columbus, November 5. Election day
dawned, in Ohio clear and cold. -Reports
received from all parts of the State speak of
the beautiful weather and general large
vote polled everywhere. Columbus, how
ever, is the only city in Ohio where the
registration exceeds that of the last Presi
dental year. In Cincinnati the vote fell
off nearly 4,000; in Cleveland, 7,000, while
Dayton and Toledo also show a decline,
especially tlje latter.
There are 17 cities in this State that have
registration laws, the law applying to all
cities having 25,000 inhabitants and over
The man with the lead pencil was abroad
in the land as is shown by the returns on
Governor. Foraker has been scratched, it
seems from reports received, nearly every
where. Amendments Voted Upon.
The three proposed amendments to the
constitution, viz.: Single legislative Dis
tricts; taxation amendment, allowing each
Legislature once in every two years to fix
the rate on the tax duplicate, and biennial
elections, which would reduce the number
of elections; have all fallen in one general
grave, being beaten by at least 100,000 ma
jority. The people did not understand them ex
actly, and many were bitterly opposed to
tinkering with the constitution adopted in
- 185L It has stood for 38 years, with only
one of the many changes proposed in that
long time being adopted, and that was the
one two years ago, when the time of holding
the State elections was changed from Oc
tober to November.
Satisfied With the Constitution.
Able men of both parties were elected and
took part in framing a new constitution in
1873, among whom were those able jurists,
Chief Justice Waite and ex-Governor
Hoadly, but the new instrnment was voted
down by the people, snowed under, as it
were, by 60.000 majority. The registration
law of Ohio is a good thing in one respect,
'namely: A voter can vote his convictions
without any interference or electioneering.
A red flag is put up 100 feet from the polls,
and no one but the voter is allowed to ap
proach nearer the voting place than that
A policeman is also stationed at each poll
box, and if a voter (after having voted) at
tempts to linger near, he is politely, but
firmly requested to move on. The men who
keep account of each party's voters, are in
the same room with the judges.
Quite a Colored Defection.
Republicans claim that scores of colored
tnen were bought up for Campbell, and
openly worked for him while flaunting
Campbell badges, which were pinned to
their coats. Democrats deny this, and say
that the colored men who voted for Camp
bell in Cincinnati could be counted on the
fingers of one hand. The returns
thus far received show that ex
Governor Foster, who is a candidate
for United States Senate on the Republican
ticket, has gotten in his work in some of the
close counties, notably Delaware, Hardin
and Van "Wert. He has been traveling over
the State for the past two weeks, with a little
gripsack that he never lets go of. It is es
timated that he has given Republican can
didates for the Legislature at least $75,000.
The returns from the State have been so
. alow that the State committees have been
unable to make any exact estimates as to
the result of the election on either the State
or Legislature. The Republican State Ex
ecutive Committee received returns in the
City Hall, andvahncunced the vote to an
immense throng. s
The Democratic State Committee had no
hall, receiving sews at its rooms, bnt the
local committee had quite a crowd in an
other part of the city.
The Governor I Retting.
Governor Foraker came up from Cincin
nati to-night,' but was so fatigued that he
had to go to his home and rest. A private
wire was run into his office, where his pri
vate secretary, Mr. Kurtz, members of the
State Committee and prominent Republican
politicians, among them Hon. Stephen A.
Douglas, Jr., of Chicago, figured on the
The count was very slow. At midnight
considerably less than one-fifth of the State,
outside Hamilton county, had been heard
from, and the reports showed heavy Demo
cratic gains. The result, however, was so
uncertain that there was very little demon
stration on the streets, although thousands
of people were out late to learn the news.
Chairman. Keal, of the Democratic State
Clnlma Campbell' Election
by from 5,000 to 15,000 plurality. This esti
mate is based on supposition that Hamilton
county has given Campbell 5,000 plurality
and on the reports from other towns and
cities, which, outside of Hamilton county,
show decided Democratic gains. As to the
Legislature, he is doubt He thinks, how
ever, that it may be Democratic on a joint
The election of the entire Democratic
Legislative ticket in Hamilton county is
claimed, a Representative has been gained
in Ferry county, and, a private telegram
from Toledo claims the election of two Dem
ocratic Senators and a Democratic Repre
sentative in place of three Republicans who
were elected there two years ago.
The Republican Figures.
Ex-Cbairman Cappeller, of the Repub
lican State Executive Committee is figuring
on the returns in Governor Foraker's office,
assisted by Mr Douglass. He says:
"I feel confident that Governor Foraker
is elected, I do not concede Hamilton
county to Campbell by 5,000 or 4,000. The
county outside of the city is 1,000 Republi
can. Even if the Democratic plurality in
the county should be 4,000 the Democratic
gains elsewhere in the State mnst average
54 votes to elect Campbell. The returns so
far have been from the cities and towns
where the liquor vote was against us and
where the liquor dealers were against
"The county districts have not been
heard to any extent "We are sure of hold
ing our own there and are likely to make
gains. A very liberal estimate is an aver
age Democratic gain outside of Hamilton
county of 4J votes to a precinct,
Which Would Elect Got. Foraker
by 1,500 to 2,000 plurality. The Republi
can State ticket will be elected by a larger
plurality. The Republicans claim the
Legislature certainly. They claim a di
vided delegation from Hamilton county and
a majority on a joint ballot, which would
assure the election of a Republican United
They call attention to the fact that when
Hayes defeated Thnrman the former on the
night of the election conceded the latter's
election by 5)000 plurality.
The Contest Betirecn Campbell and Foraker
in Cleveland and Vicinity Features
That Affected tbe Voto One
Way or tbe Other.
Cleveland, November 5. The election
in Ohio was, like all great struggles,
whether physical or political, very quiet,
but very resolute. The day was fresh and
invigorating, and while the heavens were
dark, no rain fell. Occasionally small
flakes of snow, light as air, were driven over
city and hamlet by a northern wind, which
swept to the south direct from the region
beyond Lake trie.
In Cleveland the day was marked by no
adventure. The election was faultless in
order and general arrangement No to
bacco or rum smelling ticket peddlers an
noyed decent citizens when they approached
the polls. No loiterers were permitted to
volunteer information as to who was worthy
of success or unworthy of it, either, for that
THE NEW SYSTEM.
The 73 polling stations were in charge of
an equal number of Democratic and Repub
lican judges and clerks appointed by a non
partisan board of elections. No man could
vote who had not registered and whose name
had not been posted in a public place for
the scrutiny of all mankind, if mankind
was disponed that way.
Two citizens representing the two great
political parties distributed tickets from
booths connected with the polling place. In
fact everything that was possible to insure
an orderly and legal election was done, and
not only in Cleveland, but in all the cities
of Ohio. No wiseacre appeared in any part
of the State with a positive prediction that
commanded attention and confidence.
The result was beyond the ken ot the old
est campaigner anywhere. Republicanshoped
for success; Democrats did the same. Re
publicans generally felt sure that Foraker
would be "cut" here, and thereby cautions
citizens who think two terms in the Guber
natorial chair quite
ENOUGH FOR ANT MAN,
big or little, and by others who do not or
ever will believe that he was faithfal to
Sherman when that distinguished statesman
was in the Fresidental controversy a year
and a half ago.
Democrats felt confident that Campbell
their chosen leader, would suffer at the
hands of those members of his party who
swear by ex-President Cleveland and his
policy of tariff reform and at the hands of
those consistent partisans who disapprove
of the elevation of "political renegades,"
All this complicated the situation and
Republicans hereabouts and elsewhere were
prepared to hear of Foraker's election by a
plurality of 10,000 votes, or his defeat bv a
plurality not quite so large, perhaps, but
equally as convincing. The whisky ques
tion, too, cut no small figure in the contest
Under Republican rule saloon keepers were
taxed 5250 a year, and townships can by
vote prohibit the sale of all manner and
kind of liquor.
ONE IMPORTANT FEATURE.
Tbe saloon men are not infatuated with
these statutes nor with the section therein
which makes it unlawful to sell intoxicants
on Sunday. The impression prevailed that
brewcr, distillers and dealers generally
were Democrats this autumn, and many
members of the Democratic party, who are
in favor of restricting the liquor traffic,
were quite content to vote the Republican
ticket and thus defeat the supposed pur
poses of those men who seek to amend the
present liquor laws.
Here again was another complication, and
level-headed Ohioans were therefore too
discreet to be very emphatic in their prophe
cies. However, ever? man claimed a vic
tory, but the claim was made without the
uinal threat to back it with money or ac
ceptable collateral. There was indeed no
PITTSBURG GREETS THE PAN-AMEJRICAN
They Will Arrive Early
"logic of the situation." It was a plain
case of unfathomable uncertainty from the
opening until the closing of the polls.
His Own County Rolls Up on Enormous
Majority Against Him Campbell's
Majority Over 5,000
Cincinnati, November 15, The Demo
crats are using their tongues and throats in
the streets "by way of celebration of their
victory, while here and there a de
termined Republican swelled the Camp
bell shouting by a hurrah for Foraker.
The news given out by the Republicans at
the Lincoln Club was not found to be ex
hilarating, and the crowd there melted
earlier than usual. Though the dem
onstrations of rejoicing were noisy;
they were in the main good
natured and were so received by those on
the street who did not feel moved to partici
pate. At 12:30 14 precincts in Cincinnati
were not heard from. The majority for
Campbell without these was 5,149.
The election in Cincinnati and Hamilton
county was under the control of the Board
of Elections. They appoint and control all
the registrars, judges and clerks and see
that both parties are fairly represented in
these appointments. Voting can only be
done after registration, and that work is so
carefully guarded that no loopholes for suc
cessful fraud have yet been found. A
hundred feet on each side of the
voting place a line is stretched across
the sidewalk and marked by a flag.
Within a space thus marked no
ticket holders are allowed, only the voter
who is thus enabled to reach the polls un
disturbed and deposit his vote. The plan
works perfectly, and only two or
three arrests were made duribg the
day. These "were for disorderly con
duct and one for an attempt to vote
illegally. Challenging committees, (ho
number regulated by the Board of elections,
and supplies with books containing printed
lists of registered voters, were ready to
make it unpleasant lor auv enterprising re
peater who tried to reproduce tbe proceed
ings of elections under the old regime.
Quite early in the day Governor Foraker.
who is a resident of precinct "C," "Ward 26,
on "Walnut Hills, went to the polls with
General Hall, of Maine, and deposited his
ballot The polls closed at 4 P. M., and
after that the boys held the streets and used
them in burning barrels, with no reference
to the news.
The loss by Foraker of Hamilton county,
which gave nim a plurality of nearly 7,000
two years ago, has been largely effected by a
defection in the German Republican wards.
The losses in single precinctsin some of these
wards amount to more than 200 votes.
This result was not fully anticipated bv the
Republicans, as they were very confident
late this afternoon that the defection in the
German quarter was trifling. White the
losses of Foraker were not confined to these
wards, they are much more marked
there than in other portions of the
city. The returns also show that
especially in tbe German wards the head of
the ticket was the thing most severely hit
by the Republican scratch ers. This leaves
a hope to tbe Republican calculators at
midnight that at least one Senator on the
Republican ticket may be elected.
The Commercial Gazette, commenting on
tbe result in Hamilton county, savs it is
an outgrowth of the Sunday question. The
saloon legislation did not seem to be the
disturbing thing, but rather the bad admin
istration of the Sunday laws was the cause
of discontent among the Germans. The
estimate at midnight is that Campbell will
carry Hamilton county by over 6,000.
SOME ELECTION ODDITIES.
A Warden Too Drank to ttc, and a Sheriff
Knocks Oat His Depnty.
ISrEClAI. TELEOBAM TO THE DISPATCH. 1
Boston, November 5. In one of the
Boston election precincts the Warden got
drunk before the noon hour and became vio
lent Something was said which he didn't
like and in his anger he drove all tbe other
officials from behind the rail. He was
locked up and quiet was restored.
In Norfolk county there had been a red
hot bitter fight for the Shrievalty. Sheriff
Endicott, a Democrat, held tbe office by
virtue of his appointment bv Governor
Robinson. For three years he lias been re
nominated by both parties, but this fall one
of his deputies named Bradley, secured the
Republican nomination. There was a lively
campaign, during which mud-slinging and
charges of dishonest methods were freely
made. The Republicans all over the coun
try refused to ratify their party's nominee,
and Sheriff Endicott was re-elected by a
handsome majority. The Republican was
knifed right and left by his own party.
HOW DATE HILL VOTED.
The Governor Remains in Elmlra Jast
Lone Enough to Cast His Ballot.
IBFECIAL IILIOBiX TO THE DI8FA.TCH.1
Elmira, N. Y., November 5. Governor
Hill arrived in this city lrom Albany at
11:30 o'clock last evening and was driven
immediately to the residence of R. R. Soper,
of the Gazette, where he remained for the
night Early this morning he was driven
to the Third ward poll, where he voted. He
left for Albany on the vestibule train at 8:55
o'clock this morning. During his brief
stay here he said very little about politics,
except to express great confidence in the
election of the entire Democratic State
ticket This morning one of the Governor's
lady admirers sent him," a magnificent bou
quet of choice flowers.
It is evident that the Governor's sole ob
ject in coming here was to vote, and noth
ing else. He came too late and left too
early to confer to any extent with party
leaders, and it is clear he left the conduct
jytyggr' r y tjr'c r . pi'-u
This Afternoon, and Remain
of the canvass in Chenango county wholly
to the local Democratic managers.
THE OLDBAI STATE
Goes Republican by a Good Round Majority
Democrats Make Some Gains The
Australian System Is a
Boston, November 5. To-day's experi
ence has seemed to prove beyond doubt the
success of the Australian system of voting
and testimony from all sections of the State
is almost unanimous in its praise. In the
city voting places have presented a remark
ably quiet appearance, and the scenes there
in have in many cases been in marked
contrast to those usually witnessed.
Voting has proceeded with dispatch and
voters have enjoyed tbe freedom from the
importunities of ballot distributors that they
have never known before. Very few cases
are reported where instructions as to the
method of voting were necessary and prac
tically the only aid required was for those
who come under tbe Jaw as by blindness or
other physical disability, unable to mark
While voters expressed their pleasure at
being able to vote without the usual solicita
tion in the interest of one caudidiate or
another, the ward officers were also de
lighted at being able to attend to their
duties without being disturbed by the cus
tomary bustle and disturbances outside the
rail. There was some slight friction caused
by a conflict of opinion with regard to the
duties of precinct and other officers.butitwas
insignificant and made but little trouble.
With regard to the ballots themselves, there
was little or no complaint From all over
the State reports indicate a very qniet elec
tion and a light vote. Although the voting
itself was conducted as expeditiously as in
former years, the count was not completed
so early and the returns came in slowly.
Returns ara.coiniag.iaslowlrj nndat.th.ia.
hour there are many towns ana cities to be
heard from. Bracket! is undoubtedly
elected Governor, but even the Republicans
now concede that his plurality will be small,
it being variouslv estimated at from 3,000 to
KEff T0EE IET DEHOCBATIC.
The Majority for Secretary of State 10,000,
nnd tbe Assembly Clnlmed by Hill.
(SPECIAL TELEGEAM TO THE DISPATCH.!
Albany, N. Y., November 5. Governor
Hill came back frow Elmira at 3 o'clock
this afternoon, and in the evening went over
to the Executive Chamber in the capital,
where he received returns by special wire
until after midnight. At about 9:15 r. M.,
when The Dispatch correspondent called
upon him, tbe Governor was in a very
cheerful frame of mind. Speaking of the
State ticket he said: "Everything looks
very favorable for the whole Democratic
ticket, and I have no fears on that score."
At this moment a dispatch announcing the
election ot ex-Atsemblyman Ed Cutler was
received, and the Governor, after reading
it, said: "If New York and Brooklyn stand
true, we will have the next Assembly. Send
congratulations and thanks to Mr. Cutler."
The Democratic State ticket, headed by
Colonel William Rice for Secretary of
State, is elected by about 10,000 majority.
The Democratic majority in New York City
is 63,000, and in Brooklyn 11,000. Amos
Cummings succeeds the late S. S. Cox in
Congress, only 24 votes (Prohibitionist)
being cast against him. Mayor Chapin is
re-elected Mayor of Brooklyn by 9,000 ma
jority. In the Sixth Senatorial district in New
York City Thomas F. Grady (Tammauy).
known as the "silyer-tongned orator," and
the man whose retirement to private life
was requested of the Hon. John C. Kelly by
G rover Cleveland, when that gentleman was
Governor of New York State, is beaten for
Senator by John F. Ahearn, County De
mocracy. MUCH MIXED AT BUFFALO.
A Democratic Mnyor and ScTcral Other
Officers Elected In Erin Coanly.
rEFECIAX. TELEGEAM TO THE DISPATCH. 1
Buffalo, N. Y., November 5. The
local election here was red-hot, and the
Democrats have elected Charles F. Bishop,
district deputy grand master of' Masons,
Mayor, by an apparent majority of 2,000.
The Republicans re-elect John Laughlin,
Senator for the Erie county district, by
2.000. The Assemblymen elected are: First
district, William F. Sheehan, Democrat:
Second district, Matt Eudres, Democrat;
Third, Leroy Andrus, Republican; Fourth,
Henry H. Guenther, Democrat; Fifth,
William B. Currier, Republican.
Attorney General Tabor has run very
evenly with the rest ot the Democratio State
ticket. The Republicans carry Erie county
by about 2,400, with several districts miss
ing. The Democrats have elected Jacob
Stern Surrogate, and Joseph Seaver County
Judge. A more mixed election has never
NOT MUCH FUN THERE.
Tho Democratic Ticket Elected In Missis
sippi Without a Contest.
Jackson, Miss., November 5". So little
interest was felt in the election, there being
no opposition to the Democratic ticket, that
the Executive Committee have not provided
lo'r returns as heretofore. Five counties
having local dissensions enjoy some little
excitement, but otherwise the election is un
usually quiet and uninteresting. Unfavor
able weather will make the vote even lighter
than was anticipated.
NEBRASKA AS USUAL.
Republican Majority Will be From
18.009 to 20,688.
Lincoln, Neb., November B. The State
NOVEMBER 6, 1889.
To-Morrow and Friday.
Republican Central Committee has re-
I ceived bnt meager returns up to midnight
She estimated majority for the Republican
State ticket is from 18,000 to 20,000.
Satisfactory returns will not be received
, to-night, as the State is overwhelmingly Re-
ftpablican, and but little interest is felt in
A MAJOKHT OF 62,115.
That Is What 'Treasurer H. K. Borer's
Figures Now Look Like.
frHILADELPHIA, KOVemDer O. 130 A.
m. Returns received from 57 of the 67
counties in the State, and including Phila
delphia and Allegheny Counties, show
a plurality for Boyer for State
Treasurer of 62,115 over Bigler.
Philadelphia countygives Boyer 41,030 plu
rality, against 14,252 plurality for Hart
(Rep.) for State Treasurer, in 1887, Boyer's
plurality in the State will be about 60,000.
The President's Eur at the Telegraph All
Day and Night Ho Seemed to Hope
for Foraker's Downfall Delight
ed With the News From
tSPBCIAX. TELrOItAM TO TUB DISPATCH.!
' "WASHiNQTON,November5. Much more
Interest is displayed in the election returns
In "Washington to-night than is usual in an
off year. There was just one place in the
whole town where, early in the dav.there were
-any unusual signs of interest being taken in
what was going on outside the capital. This
was in the White House, and it is safe to
say that Ben Harrison listened fo the click
of the telegraph, with more easerness than
UufJda 6&000,0q0- constituents. - ,
Harrison feels a sort of personal Interest
in the outcome of to-day s fight, for several
reasons. In Virginia, because he upheld
the hands of Mahone and gave his consent
to the methods employed by Matthew Stan
ley Quay to fasten Mahoneism upon the
people of Virginia; because he looks to
Mahone to drive the entering wedge that is
to split up the solid South and make it pos
sible for him to set up a machine from the
White House that will nominate him for
second term. In Ohio, because Ben Harri
son fears the man who wants a third term,
and would feel much relieved in mind if the
ambitious and noisy Foraker should have
his wings clipped just enough to cripple
him in the big fight in '92.
There was no special wire run into the
White House from the headquarters of the
various States, but a loop was put in from
the main office of the telegraph company in
this city, so that every dispatch that con
tained a bit of news was hurried into the
President's library. Early in the morning
Senators Mitchell, Moody and Dolph called
and put the President in a pleasant frame
of mind byfeiving him confirmation ot the
press dispatches, showing that the Repub
licans had gobbled up everything in Prince
Russell's) State except the Govenership,
which was allowed to go to Mr. Toole. The
President rubbed his hands with satisfac
tion when his Western callers left, and was
in a proper mood to receive the dispatches
by wire that said a big vote was being
polled in Virginia, and that the ever-sanguine
Mahone was claiming the State by
8,000 or 10,000, always referring, however,
to the probability of his being counted out
DEMOCRATS GAIN IN MARYLAND.
They Call It the Bissest Victory They Have
Hnd for Years.
SPECIAL TELEQBA1I TO THE DISPATCH.1
Baltimore, November 5. The vote in
Maryland, as compared with that of last
year, at the time ot the Presidental election,
is about the same. Davidson, Democratic
candidate for Mayor, is certainly elected by
about 4,500 majority. The Republicans
will, from tbe present indications, elect six
delegates to the Legislature, a gain for that
party. The City Council will be very close.
In some wards it will require the official
count to determine the result The Demo
crats appear at this writing to have a good
and fair working majority in at least one
branch, and perhaps one majority in the
From all over the State comes news of
Democratic gains. The returns from South
ern Maryland will not come in until very
late, there being no telegraphic communica
tions with that section. The eastern shores
of Maryland turn out increased majorities
for the Democratic ticket, while Western
Maryland splits even. The Democrats will
have a good majority in the Legislature,
certainly not less than 15 on joint ballot,
thus insuring tne election of a Democrat to
the United States Senate, a Democratic
Police Commissioner, and the State patron
age. It is undonbtedly the biggest victory
the Democrats have ever gained in this
State, and to-night they are jubilant Their
estimate is a majority of 11,000.
Shortly before the closing of the polls in
the First precinct of the Fifteenth ward a
fight took place between John Apple, a
fusionist ticket holder, and William Dris
coll, the latter a Democrat Apple was
knocked down and kicked in the head, and
was dead when picked up. Driscoll is held
for the murder. There were several other
assaults, but none of a serious nature.
ISrECIAL TELEGBAK TO THE DIBPATCH.1
Bedfoed, November 5. Returns are
coming in slowly and indications, so far,
indicate that there has not been over two
thirds of the vote out In Bedford town
ship, which polls a vote of COO, but 330 votes
were cast. Boyer has a majority in Bed
ford borough of 21, a Republican gain of 4.
Boyer's majority in the county will not fall
below 200, and may reach 250. '
MAnONE IS IN JAIL.
He Fires a Shot Into a Crowd Gloat
ing Over His Defeat.
HE W0UHDS A MAN IS THE IE6.
The Mother of Presidents Decides to Adhere
it was a Republican Waterloo.
The State Has Genft Democratic by at Least 20,000
Virginia has gone Democratic beyond a
doubt. The perry little man, General Ma
hone, who wanted to be Governor,
is in CjaiL He couldn't stand
the jubilation of his opponents
who gathered around his house in Peters
burg, and shot off fire rockets. He went out
with a shot gun, and wounded one saaa in
the leg. As a result, he "was arrested and
fBT ASSOCIATED FIUESS.
Peteesbueo, Vo November 5. Gen
eral Mahone was arrested to-night charged
-with shooting Herbert P. Harrison, who,
with a number of companions, was send
ing off fireworks in front of Mahone's
residence. Mahone is now at the station
house and Mayor Collier is Investigating
the case. General Mahone denies having
fired, the shot, or that aaf one. on his prem
ises fired it Harrison is wounded in the
fleshy part of the thigh, the ball going
entirely through the leg, but not inflicting
a serious wound.
Another account says: A mob went to
General Mahone'a .house, in Petersburg,
about 11 p.m., with sky rockets and other
fireworks, when the General came out with
a shotgun and fired into the crowd and
wounded one man named Herbert Harrison
in the thigh. A warrant was swom out and
General Mahone was carried to jail.
HOW THE VOTE SHIFTED.
Richmond Va., November 5. The
official Democratic majority of the city of
Richmond is 5,473, a Democratic gain of
3,485. Thirty-three cities and counties show
Democratio gains of 15,000, or a majority in
the State, as far as heard from, of 16,500.
Alexandria, Va., November 5. Dis
patches received at the Democratic head
quarters hereriiow large gains in all parts
of the State, and indicate that the Demo
cratio majority -will be from 15,000 to 20,000,
which may be increased as the returns come
in. In some counties in the "black belt"
the negroes voted with the Democrats. The
next Legislature will be largely Demo
cratic PISTOLS -WERE USED.
Norfolk, Va., November 5. The elec
tion in this district passed off very quietly,
except in two districts in Norfolk county;
In one precinct the judges asked the au
thorities for protection, and the disturbance
was quieted without further trouble.
At Glebes precinct, in the same
county, the negroes attempted to break
into the polling place, when a pis
tol was fired and trouble seemed
imminent for a while. The election officers
kept cool, and thenuthorities soon had the
mob under control. F'aariag- more trouble,
tha OJdjDomiufoa' Guards, ef ffortHioath,
were sent to the scene of the disturbance,'
bnt their services were not needed, and'they
returned home immediately. The shot fired
struck a colored man in the crowd. The
wound, while painful, is not fatal.
THE COLORED VOTE FELL OFF.
The colored vote in this city fell off more
than half, the colored voters apparently
taking little interest in the election. Re
turns from this district show a decided
Democratio gain over the last Presidental
election. Norfolk City, which gave the Re
publicans 583 majority last fall, has gone
Democratic by 1,887.
The returns thus far received from Norfolk
county indicate a Democratic gain of about
1,700. Returns up to 9:30 o'clock show
large Democratic gains in every town and
ALL FOE M'KTNNET.
Harrisonburg, Va., November 6.
Harrisonburg gives McKinney 222 ma
jority. This town gave Harrison 141 ma
jority. This county (Rockingham) gives
McKinney about 450 majority. It gave
Harrison 280, a gain of over 500 for the.
Democrats. McKinney's majority may
Roanoke, November 5. The election
passed off quietly. McKinney's majority is
560, a gain of 381 in a total vote of 2,410.
Many Republicans did not vote at all. It
is estimated that the county will give oyer
500 Democratic majority, a large gain.
PREVENTED FROM VOTINQ.
General Mahone to-day sent the following
telegram to the Washington Fast:
To the Editor of the Post:
Rev. H. W. Dickerson, a colored minister
who has lately been denied tne right to preach,
at tbe colored lunatic asylum becanse he
chooses to be a Republican and to support the
Republican ticket went this morning to his
pollingplacs at 7 o'clock to vote, and while
three Democrats and one Republican were
Jiermitted to voto he was unable to get bis bal
ot In until 12 30, It taking just fire hours and
ten minutes for him to get bis ballot into f he
hands ot tbe election officers. This is the same
precinct tho Sixth ward,Petersburg In which,
at tbe late Presidental election, by the
purposely dilatory process of the election
fudges and they are the same now 200 and
odd votes were shut out. This fraud upon the
voters of that precinct is still going on. there
polls, many of whom have been there since 7
It Is Also Alleged That Tlssae Ballots
Were Used by tbe Republicans A
' Strictly Partisan Account
of tno Election.
New York, November 5. The Sun
specials give the following story of the Vir
ginia election, under a Richmond date:
The first real evidence that Mahone is trying
to drop safely was the intimation given out
from various of his workers at noon to-day
that the General was working the fight
for the Legislature and that he
had no idea of getting the Governorship.
Mahone and his advisers have all day been
perfecting a manifesto. An anti-Mahone
Republican, laughing at this, said: "Ma
hone is going to go through his usual baby
act, in which the United States is to act as
"Well, he is going to run to the United
States and wipe his weeping eyes, while he
blubbers: 'Mammy, that big "boy hit mel
' The day opened brightly and the Demo
crats came out early in good humor, but de
termined. The Inst warning given by the
State Democratic Committee was: "Re
member, keep your tempers, for by losing
them you may lose the ballot boxes, and
when intimidation or stuffing is attempted
resist calmly but with the determination of
a man defending his lire."
Reports from all sections indicate that
Mahone attempted every possible device to
intimidate, stampede and cheat the Demo
crats. In Danville, Roanoke, Norfolk, aadj
In the Southwest his workers made system
atic efforts to tnake up for losses by we
use of tissue ballots. A negro waa arrested
in Danville who was trying to vote
six of these Republican tissue ballots at
once. Six negroes' were arrested there dur-
ing tne aaywno were trying to use uieacuaK
lots. The Democratio Chairmaa of
-villft nt AnrA 4jTfrrnlMd nil nVT the State.
warning Democrats to oe on 4Bui""
as the tissue ballots' had appeared. This
prompt action lost many votes to Mahone.
In Roanoke one Mahone tissue ballot voter
was drrested early in the day. In Halifax
county many negroes voted the Democratio
ticket, being guarded by a squad of thebest
citizens to prevent their molestation. They
were told by the best men in the county that
they would be protected hereafter BiDI
threatening Mahone negroes. In Norfolk;
the Mahoneites tried to work the double
ticket and-, some arrests were made At
Farmville, the home of the Democratic
nominee, the wildest enthusiasm prevailed.
Up to last night a decided change was notice
able among the negroes. Many of them
had been saying they would vote the Dem
ocrat! e ticket This morning the town was
flooded with appeals from Langston to the
negroes to vote for Mahone. Some of them
were greatly mystified at this, as only a few
days since, they were conning over appeals
from the sasae source warning them against
Mahone as an eneny of the colored man.
CLAIMS OF FOUL.
Conservative Democrats estimate that de
spite all their vigilance Mahone has cheated
them in one way and another out of from
5.000 td 7.000 votes to-day. They .contend
that if the administration agents and
Quay and Clarkson had not interfered
to throttle the free expression ot the true
sentiment of the people, Virginia would
have gone 50,000 sgainst him.
"DaA't have any hope of Virginia ever
going Sepublicaa after this," said a- dis
consolate Republican who said he had voted
for Mahone aeainst his own judgment
"The average Virginian was- getting ready
to feel kindlv toward the Republican
party, but after this trying to stuff
Mahone down the throats of the people the
Grand Old Party' will have to suffer from
the smirching it has received. You will
see that the average Virginian-hereafter will
be a hopeless subject for the Republican
party. We can't be too certain about the
negroes, either. There were some bad
breaks in the negro ranks to-day." ,
A TELEGRAM XO CLEVELAND.
Governor Lee sends the following to e
' 'Ex-Freildent Cleveland, Hew York City:
"Virginia has buried Mahone to-day under
probably 80,000 majority. t
At 10.30 o'clock, wjth nearly one-half of
the State to hear from, tha Democrats'
have carried the State by 20,000 and
elected both branches- of the Legisla
ture, and will have two-thirds on joint
ballot. Thee Southwest where -Mahone
expected his greatest eains. has been
practically given up by the Republicans at
headquarters here, though -returns are yt
meager irom mere. At n d'ciock ii is
plain that the Democratic State ticket has
been elected by 30,000 majoritj.And also
both branches of ihe Legislature. A ma
jority of 30,000 on' the State ticket
is claimed by the Democrats, and
it is pretty certain it -will be
reached. The Republicans now give up the
southwest of the State. Judge Waddill, the
Chairman of tbe Republican Committee
here, poked his heaoT out oT headquarters
and cried to the large Jerowd of negroes there
assembled: "The election is over. The Re
publican ticket is defeated. Now, go hemeH
and go to bed. They-went,
Of tho CaatsalSB. Against Makaxa Tm iHs
Wh Use Tbefcf Art .Caitcnr sr
Make YotVlTfor-WcKlMerr ' I '
rerSCTAL TEtESBAUL TO XSX DISrATCH.1
Richmond, Va., November 5. A feat
ure entirely new, never having been at
tempted in any previous election, has been.
the anxiety of the ladies to aid the Demo
cratic voters. This took substantial shape
in getting up meals for the workers at the
polls. The result has been that the most
superb evidences of Old Virginia cookery
have been sent to all the precincts, in the
vray of hot soups, fresh pies and oyster pat
ties, beside tempting desserts of all varie
ties, some of the belles Of Richmond vieing
in cooking these delicacies with their own
hands. In some instances, especially in tbe
country, there were amusing dilemmas.
When the negro female cooks who were
cooking these extraordinary spreads learned
that they were for Democratic workers at
the polls, they sulked, and in some instances
let them burn or refused to have anything
more to do with the cooking. Bui such in
stances were noi abundant Said a worker
in Jackson ward to-day: "I never saw such
magnificent eating in jny life." ,
Evidently bv a preconcerted plan on the
part of Mahone a number ot negro votes
failed to get in in Jackson ward, the large
negro ward of this city. The Republican
judge there, a uegro, suddenly left the pre
cinct at 1 o'clock, and after half an hour's
absence, returned with warrants charging
two Democrats with obstructing the voters.
The other two judges ot election investi
gated the matter and decided that there was
no ground for the charges. They therefore
dismissed them. Thereupon the negro
judge sulked and declined to act This of
course prevented any further voting, as the
lsw rea'uires the nresenceof all three lude-ex.
After the polls closed theMahoneites started
to poll on their own account, and have been
voting all night, with uninterrupted facili
ties for stuffing that ballot box.
Of course Mahone's game is to try to
work up a cry of fraud, and he will use'
these ballots as evidence-. The Democrats
say they will relax none of their vigilance.
They have been instructed to guard the
ballot boxes from now until the time of
the meeting of tbe State Canvassing Board.
"Why, sir," said a Powhatan county man
to The Dispatch correspondent, "do you
know that the janitors of all our court
houses are negroes and in the pay of Ma
hone? We mean to see that they don't steal
anything ont of these boxes."
IOWA IN DOUBT.
The Latest Returns Indicate That tbe
Democratic Candidate for Gor
ernor Is In the Lead A
Light Vote Cast.
Des Moines, Ia., November 5. Re
turns will be slow in coming in on account
of the late, hour of closing the polls and the
unusual amount of scratching done. Nearly
every part of the State heard from continues
to show Democratic gains, which in
some precincts amounts to a land
slide. The city of Burlington gives
1,500 Democratic majority and Des Moines
county will raise 4t to 2,000, a clear gain of
800 over the vote of two years ago. Carroll
county reports a Democratic majority of 700,
a gain of 500; the Democratic gain in the
town of Cherokee is 156. Scott and Dubuque
counties also show large gains. Returns
are not sufficient to base a conclusion, bnt
they indicate the election of Horace Boise,
Democrat, for Governor,
Des Moines, Ia., November 5. Returns
sofar received show a very light vote, with
slight Democratic gains over 1887. The
Slate Register claims Hutchinson's election
with probably 8,000 plurality. The first 10
precincts give Hutchinson 965, Boies 648;
net Republican loss of 39.
ISFECIAt. TELSqBAX TO THS DISPATCH.
Altoona, November 5. Boyer's plural
ity in Blair county will probably reach
1,400. The Republican oeaaty ticket will
be elected by at least L890. Bigler earries
the city by about 159,
. .. - , .
Fraatat retain assareaV.j '1R!
almn oramntlr restxreded
tewfcea advertised la THE DISPATCH. '
Keal Estate can be sold throogn adver
tisement In THE DISPATCH.
JOHNSTON A VICTORS
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eads Afch H. ROWanfJ Wltl.!,'
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4M:,.:t.. d : D .
'TY.i'dlUIII.V lldllidlllti UC"
N 6,000 to 7,000,
NI'DOV B REELECTED,
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A General Gat oMlie- Bepablicu
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Aibacd ia .ajiegiimijr vuuutjr
TJNIYEBSATi APATHx AND, AUGHT T
is i -
c ' - 'yJ
Democratic Gains C. L Mngeo Blajsed
tho Resnll en the .Dissatisfaction OreVt ,
tbe Distribution of Federal Offlc'
Democrats Jubilant Mr. Johnston- la'
Well Pleased Arch H. RowaadV Ifot'
Losiag Any Sleep. TaoagB He Misses' -
His Dinner Yesterday Whar He Sayiijl
sf.j.M. TTia rtr.. r 1UT..T1.. -iir i
..hwm. -mm vueiu UHIIU BUwnL
Setts Easy He Thinks HI ElscM!
Vindication of His Adatlatolriuten
The election yesterday was somewhatof. tH
surprise. Th ere was a big falling off in tha tj
Republican vote and a general cutting alljj
around. Boyer suffered severely, B. HS
Johnston was elected District Attorney; andj
Coroner McDowell retains his grip onthiJl
office. Republicans generally were indiffer
ent and worked with little spirit Dec
crati celebrating their victory.
The election has closed with one of ta
most peculiar day's work ever done by tha Si
Allegheny county voters, and piructivij
of the most startling result. Judge Collie
resumes his teat on the bench as he wa aj
pected to withont opposition and with1 dig
nity. The fight on the District Attorwy3
ship resulted in the election of B. H. JohtQ
ston by about 6,000 majority oyer ArcbXHjJ
Rowand. The politicians who were willlsgri
to speak of the subject last night said lul
to regard Johnston's success as a 'Democsnktim
victory would be a tad misapplication of j
terms. It indicated simply a defection fzoati
the Republican ranks as some of the Totiei-'
proved in th e various districts. 5M
S. P Connors, the Recorder, who had pat
in a hard day's work in Coroner McDowell,',. ,
Interest, said last night that the showing iajj
some oi the precincts was simply woaoer
fuL "For example," said he, "there arsS
three precincts in the First andSecoacj
wards, Allegheny, which have always hetj
Republican by good strong: BajoritMM
They went to-night exactly the other wrJl
showing a Democratic gain In oae of tlwj
First ward of 157, and In two of the Swiil
ward of 124 and 129 each."
The Coroner's fight yesterday waa harfgj
thaa be anticipated, and, although 1m$ImS
carried the county by about 3,099
Ms meads had to fight for. bub, ha
as he was upoa'.the ticket. The.'
dosfetj'however.ibai-ie will prmig'e aJ
the investigations la to tee osMsM oft
and suspicious deaths for tha effiausgl
BELTZHOOVEB WAS GAME.
Betzhoover made a very strong fight i
ning well inmanyof the country dlstrietajl
but although the smooth-bore tleketi
Rowand's name on and several other politCl
cal pieces ot trickery were resorted toftstjl
efforts failed.and the anti-Bowand. wve,w
powerless to wasn-ucuoweuoacciBten
On the Treasury fight a great dealof oaM
ting was said to have been done, bnt CJI3
Magee said about midnight that he thosgM
Boyer would go out of Allegheny coajr
with between 6,000 and 7,000 majority. fAJ
later estimate on Johnston's majority ga
an average gain of 41 to a district, and thail
proportion carried out would give JohaatS
The vote yesterday was distinctly an "
year" effort, if an effort of any rind It ooiHI
be called. A tour through the various p3
cincts showed hut little work being caaaii
and the most apathetic feeling- posmblaj
manifested by the Republican managers, lii
some precincts the tables being deserted ana
no pretense at work of any kind being saajaTi
The people generally seemed to regard VSn
election as none of their business, and 4
result was as might be expected.
Cutting was the order of the day
those who took the trouble to vote, in ;
instances being productive of the meat
startling results, as in Elizabeth boroazhj
when the vote changed from a EepablieaV
majority to 203 Democratic. No explaaai
tion could be made of the cuts in the Stat
ticket on Boyer, except the influence of ta
C. L. Magee said last night that it
probable the discontent existing in bob
quarters on tbe distribution of Federal
offices had its effect on the vote which
FIGURING ON RETURNS.
The old headquarters for receiviagfrao
turns in the fire alarm room at City Halii
was again crowded, as usual, with tie oMI
frequenters. John Neeb round, rabicHBtl
and smiling as ever, was in his shirt sleevSj
and a state of perspiration. William MtH
Cleary, with one eye on the returns and i
other on the Sheriffs office, had astaVofl
pencil ana cucuoi uu we recora c-i eaemi
precinct as it came in. C L. Miyso tewj
ered over the rest ol the people, aad aatiiSI
as happily over a loss anaoaaesjj
as a gain recorded. Among -tfcalj
crowd was Recorder S. P. Connors, JohI
Grlpp, John Doyle, ex-Councilmaa Ja5
Getty, H. Grant Miller, Wariest JotSl
Berlin, William Flinn. The adage, that'ilij
news travels apace, was directly contradietw!
last night by the manner in which; the!;
turns straggled In. Along with the bail
news T. O'Leary, Jr., strolled in, aaiLi
though he said he felt like a eat ia a a
garret, he appeared to enjoy the sitaa&eal
District Attorney Porter estimated that thai
official count would show a majority, fort
Johnston of something over 6,000. Atl939j
P. m. the Republican loss in 82 districts l
3,646 oa the District Attorney fight
ROWAND ZN GOOD HUMOR.
Arch. H. Rowand was teeu last ev
after the returns had corameaeect toeeawJitfl
and asked what he thought of the sitaalieajl
"Xou may say," said he, "that I havea't
had any dinner; I have been workiug forth
Republican party and Archey fiewaaijjst
day driving around tint Ka. M. I'lftaM
you what it is, though, I'm at gelsfr iatfaa
jay sapper, a a jsvpaat Mat jsjti