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Mires that talk,
New York BepuMcans Make
Out a Majority for tie
'DT BEGISTBATION LISTS.
They Show the losses flaye Been in
THE GREAT FRAUDS ON THAT SIDE
Oregon Democrats Are Still Divided on the
LOTS OF POLITICAL MEETINGS NOW
New Yoek, Kov. L The Republican
Rational Committee gave ont this afternoon
an analysis of the registry lists of this city.
After a careful review of the situation they
have reached the conclusion that the Demo
. cratic vote will reach 170,000, or 5S.5 per
' cent of the full vote, which Is estimated at
91,000, and they will then have a plurality
of 65,00y, which is the most they can in any
degree of reason expect.
The analysis of the registery lists of the
City or New York says in part: "One of the
most Important facts is that the registra
tion for 1892 below Fortieth street, or in
that part of the town where the Democrats
are specially strong, is 3,601 less than it
was in 1888. Above Fortieth street the
registration this year stands 149,363,
against 122,274, an increase of 27,049, or
22.12 per cent. The entire increase in regis
tration, therefore. Is above Fortieth street.
Why the Republicans Are Confident.
"Comparing the registration by Assembly
districts as at present constituted with the
total vote cast in 1891 in these districts, the
fact appears that in the districts casting
heavy Democratic majorities the increase of
the registration over the vote cast is abont
25 per cent, while the increase in districts
giving a small Democratic or a Republican
plurality is about 37 per cent
"On tbe-basis of the natural increase over
the registration of 1888 there should now
be, on the registry lists of this city, 342,000
names, but there are only 309,830, and the
loss lies in the Democratic districts. In
those districts, however, there has been an
enormous amount of false and illegal regis
tration." At both headquarters the absorbing
question of the hour is arithmetic Fig
ures of all kinds are under discnssion, and
chiefly to-day, those of New York. At
Democratic "headquarters the managers
nave decided that the State will be carried
tor Cleveland by 20,000 this upon the
theory that the Bepublican majority above
the city will not exceed 85,000 and that
Democrats will carry to the Westchester
line a majority of 105,000.
The Necessity or a rull Tote.
These figures go upon the theory that a
full vote will be polled and no effort spared
to see that there are no laggards.
Some interesting figuring is being done
pnn the question as to which party will
suffer the most from the uninterested, and
Democratic managers figure it that the
Republicans will be the greatest losers
In the country dutricts. In the 32
titles of the State ihe .Albany Argus gives I
tne total registration ot .00,115 against
664,365 last year. The 30 cities outside of
Sew York and Brooklyn show an increase
Tr last year of 30,000. Ist year these 30
cities "gave & net Democratic majority of
10,000. Four years ago the net Bepublican
majority was 8,000.
Chairman Hahn, of the Bepublican
Speakers' Bureau, was gratified to-day over
the receipt of a letter from Dr. E. H. Alack,
editor of the Bochester, N. Y., VoUaUatU
The doctor has been speaking in Minnesota,
and declares that Harrison nd Beid will
carry the electoral vote, Nelson be elected
Governor, six out of seven Congressmen be
Republicans, and the Legislature, which
elects a United States Senator, be Bepub
lean. Doesn't Look Jlacli like Apathy.
As an evidence of the so-called lack of
enthusiasm, it was stated to-day at head
quarters that during the present week in
this State there will be over 3,700 Bepub
lican meetings held.
Begarding the general prosperity of the
country, M. L. Davis, of Dansville, N. Y.,
said: "A very large part of the lands and
village ana citv'lots and building in
everyone of the States have always
been held under land contracts
or under mortgage for purchase money, or
for money hired to buy other lands or for
money borrowed for business or specula
tion, I have been engaged in the land and
loan business for over 30 years, and there
has never been a time when a larger per,
centage of the land, village and city prop
erty in the United States was so entirely
free and clear of any incumbrance as in this
year ot 1892. In no country on earth do so
many of the people own the farms they live
on and the houses they occupy."
STEVENSON AT WHEELING
Addresses a large, Enthusiastic Sleeting, in
Spite of the Bain.
Wheeling, W. Va., Nov. l Notwith
standing there was a drizzling ram all day,
the city was filled to-dar with Democrats
who came from the surrounding country and
from nearly every point within a radius of
a hundred miles in Pennsylvania, Ohio and
"West Virginia, to welcome General Adlai
Stevenson. Mr. Stevenson arrived in a
private car over the Ohio Blver rnsu frou
Charleston. The state o-tic neather made
the intended meeting at the State Fair
grounds impossible, and at 2 o'clock Mr.
Stevenson wss driven to the Grand Opera
House, which was packed from pit to dome
with enthusiastic Democrats. He received
S'great ovation when he appeared on the
stace, lasting several minutes. He spoke
principally on the force bill.
non. yv. jj. tviison aauressea an over
flow meeting in the Wheeling Opera House,
which was also crowded. To-night a big
parade took place in the rain, Uniformed
clubs from "Wheeling, Pittsburg and other
laces participated. About 2,500 men were
8CABHJG THE DEM0CEATS.
They Claim In Nebraska That Prohibition
ists Are Bamboozling Them.
Omaha, Neb., Nov. L Euclid Martin,
Chairman ot the Democratic Central Com
mittee, has issued an address in which he
calls attention to what he terms an effort
on the part of the Prohibitionists to capture
the State Legislature. He avers that be
has made a systematic inquiry and discov
ered that 89 Legislative candidates on the
Bepublican and Populists tickets are
pledged to vote for statutory prohibition in
case they are elected.
On joint ballot there are 133 votes in the
Nebraska Legislature, and Mr. Martin
avers that if these 89 candidates are elected
they will be able to place a prohibitory law
on the statute books.
Mnst Serve Against Their Wilt
Dexveb, Nov. 1- In the matter of per
mitting the People's party electors to re
sign from the Cleveland Democratic ticket.
upon which they had been placed as asubsti- I
tute for the straight Democrats who were 1
withdrawn, the Secretary of State rendered
his decision thii morning. He holdt that
he cannot interfere, thus forcing the Peo
ple's party electors to serre on the Demo
cratic ticket against their trill.
-FRAUDS ON REGISTRATION.
Both Sides In ft'eir York Very Vigilant A
Number of Arrests Superintendent
Byrnes Going Higher Than the Man
Who Is Held for Fraud -The Man Who
Hires Him Is to Be Arrested.
New Yohk, Nov. 1 Special The
grand jury found indictments to-day for
fraudulent registration against John Dono
hue, John Kearny, John H. Griffin, George
E. Holland and William Green.
Asslsstant District Attorney Wcllman
had a long interview with Superintendent
Byrnes in regard to registration frauds.
It was understood that Mr. Wellman.and
Superintendent Byrnes were considering
the evidence already obtained by the police
as to the source from which the money to
bribe "floaters" to register fraudulently
comes. It was reported that the police
have already traced this money to members
of the Bepublican' State Committee, and
that at least one of the members of that
committee will be arrested.
James McMahon, engineer at the Alma
House, on Blackwell's Island, and Edward
E. McMahon, steward at the same place,
were held in f2,000-bail by Commissioner
Shields, to-day, in the Federal building, on
a complaint charging that they advised
John Bickerton, an inmate of the work
house and an alleged pauper, to register on
Saturday in the Twentv-ninth election
district in the Sixteenth Assembly district
A. J. Norman, Chairman of the Board of
Inspectors, and Inspector Joseph F. Dono
hue were held by Commissioner Denil In
$1,500, on a complaint charging that they
allowed John Lyons, Bickerton and James
Murphy, all alleged paupers, to register on
Saturday. Murphy was also held In $250
by Commissioner Denil for illegal registra
tion. Frank O'Neil, of Leroy street, was In
discreet enough to have a fight with the
sacred person ot Federal Supervisor Will
iam B. Golding, in a Bleecker street liquor
saloon to-day. Deputy United States Mar
shal Grant arrested O'Neil for this offense
against the dignity of the United States.
II Beddinger, who was Involved in the
trouble, was also arrested. Commissioner
Denil held them both in $2,000 bail. Denil
is the Commissioner who, the Democrats
claim, turns up at election times to help
Davenport impose enormous bail on petty
offenders, real or alleged.
OREGON DEMS DIVIDED.
They Don't Know Whether They Are Going
Portland, Ore., Nov. l Two of the
Democratic Presidental electors held a con
ference with National Committeeman Mc
Kee this afternoon, and as a result ot the
conference it is understood that the two
electors will send in their resignations to
morrow and the State Central Committee
will fill the vacancies by indorsing two of
the People's party electors. One of the
Democratic electors resigned a week ago
and his place was filled by a Populist, but
the fourth elector refuses to resign.
Chairman Murphv, of the State Central
Committee, said: "I do not know whether
the electors will withdraw or not The
State Central Committee will not ask them
to do so, but I think it advisable for the
Democratic electors to withdraw in favor of
the Populists. I am satisfied if the Demo
cratic electors are withdrawn Weaver will
carry the State bv a large majority." The
Democrats are divided in their opinion as
to the advisability of "withdrawing their
MUSTERED AT H'KEESPOBT.
rive Thousand Republicans Parade Before
McKeesport, Pa., Nov. 1. .Special
The Bepublican muster here to-night was
an immense success. Never before has this'
city witnessed such a demonstration. In
the early evening the theatening weather
of the afternoon gave way and the condi
tions were all that could be desired. The
city was beautilully decorated, and there
were many fine illuminations, with fire
works and music Twentyttbousand people
thronged the streets, and the enthusiasm
was contagious. Street car travel w ith all
other kind of business was suspended while
the parade was in progress, and everybody
on the streets was there to cheer fo r Harri
son and Beid.
There were 5,000 voters in the proces
sion, a feature being the visiting organiza
tions and the Swedish marching club, 300
strong. The parade was divided in two
divisions, the visiting clubs from Pittsburg,
Allegheny, Braddock, Mansfield, Home
stead and Duquesne being in the second.
The Democrats held a meeting without any
display and with a speech in-doors.
M'KINLEY AT TJTICA.
Ho Is Tendered an Ovation and Talks on
the Tariff and Silver.
Utica, N. Y., Nov. 1. People came
from all parts of Central New York to-day
to hear Governor McKinley. He arrived
from the East at 1:10 r. jl, and was imme
diately escorted to the Opera House, where
every "foot of room had long before been
Governor McBanley Bpoke for two and a
half hours, devoting the time mainly to the
tariff and money questions. In closing he
paid an eloquent tribute to President Har
rison. The reception tendered the distin
guished Ohloan was on oration. He left
tor Bochester at 3 .-40.
BLEW HER LOVER'S HEAD OFP.
Sbo Pointed a Pistol That Wasn't Loaded at
Mottkt Nebo, N. C Nov. 1 Sunday
night a young man by the name of Shugait
went to call on his sweetheart, Miss Par
due. He had only been there a short
whiie -wbps-i.e took a pistol from his pocket
and after removing the cartridges pointed
it at the young lady and began to snap it
She then took it from him and began to
snap it when they heard a noise outside the
He put the cartridges back in the pistol
and went out to see, but finding nothing,
came back and laid it on the table. She.
forgetting that it was loaded, picked it up
and pointed it at him and pulled the trig-
Eer. It went off and blew the whole top of
is head off, killing him instantly. She is
now almost frantic withgrief.
CHOSE A HORRIBLE DEATH.
A Scranton Man Steps' In Front of an Ap
YorNGSTOWir, O., Nov. i. Special
A stranger giving the name of John Burke,
and his residence Scranton, Btood at a street
crossing of the railroad here to-night, and
when a shifting engine came along delib
erately stepped in front of it He was
thrown to one side, but his clothing caught
a projection on the locomotive and he w as
pushed along beside the pilot until the
engine was stopped. He was taken out
bleeding and unconscious and removed to
the hospital, where he will die.
Minister Washburn Resigns.
Worcester, Mass., Nov. L Hon. John
D. Washburn, of this city, Envoy Extraor
dinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the
United States to Switzerland, has aent in
resignation to the President, dating his let
ter October 29. This is in accordance with
a determination expressed some time ago,
when he asked for a leave of absence and
returned to this country. He was ap
pointed to the post March 11, 1889. Hit
tor resigning are oi
HARRISON WON'T TOTE.
As He Can't liar the fhonght-.oi'
Returning to Indianapolis
SO SOON AFTER HIS LAST VISIT.
The President Daily Engaged in Eeadmg
LETTERS AND MESSAGES OP SYMPATHY
FfECTAI, TELIQRAM TO TUB DISPATCH.
Washington, Nov. L President Har
rison will not go to Indianapolis to vote.
He cannot bear the thought of going there
again so soon after his sad visit of last
week. Private Secretary Halford, how
ever, will cast his ballot in Indianapolis
for the Harrison and Beid ticket Every
Bepublican officeholder from Indiana will
also follow Mr. Halford's good example,
and no stone will be left unturned by the
President's friends to secure a majority for
him in his own State.
It cannot be learned here whether the
President will do as Mr. Blaine did, and
secure a pair, or whether he will let his
vote go by default The President is of
course greatly interested in the outcome of
the contest, as his future political future is
involved,' but beyond chatting informally
with the few callers whom lie receives
nowadays he is taking no part whatever iu
the campaign. His lriends and the party
managers regret exceedingly the Presi
dent's enforced inactivity, but they lespect
his feelings, and since it first became knbwn
that Mrs. Harrison's illness would result
fatally, they have made no attempt to bring
him into the contest in any way.
Not Engaged In Political Work.
Since returning from Indianapolis the
President has held aloof from any political
work. He has glanced at the papers and
talked with such of his Cabinet advisers and
other friends whom he has seen about the
progress ot the campaign, but only in the
most intornial manner, xnis morning
Private Secretary Halford talked politics
with the President for awhile, and after
ward said that they were both feeling muoh
encouraged by the evident drift of senti
ment in favor of the Bepublicans, and con
fident that tne tictet would De carried.
Since Saturday night the President's
time has been wholly occupied with the
private matters necessary to be attended to
personally and with such routine work of a
public character the department officials
felt required to lay .before him. The trans
action of official business and consideration
of politics, however, cannot divert the
President from his recent great sorrow, and
it is of this he thinks and ponders to the
exclusion of almost everything else.
Heading and Replying to Telegrams.
All day yesterday and to-day the Presi
dent has been secluded in the private of
fice, carefully reading over the numerous
messages of sympathy which came to him
from all parts of the world on the day that
Mrs. Harrison died. These letters and tele
grams came in such great numbers that it
was absolutely impossible for them all to
be read until now. Last week Secretary
Halford looked them over and gave out for
publication the names of some of the more
distinguished persons who sent words of
sympathy. The President, however, felt
it to be both a pleasure and a duty to read
each message himself, for many'of them
must ha. replied to by him in his own hand.
Yesterday, therefore, the moss of communi
cations wa laid before bim, and they have
since claimed his attention in theMntervals
of his cessation from work on the matters
of official business piled upon his desk.
This reading over of messages of condol
ence is a very melancholy task, but the
President has assumed it with the same
willingness that marked his persistent de
votion to his sick wife, and apparently
without a thought that he is sacrificing his
own interests in ignoring politics for domes
tic events. -
The Message Not Yet Commenced.
The President has not commenced on his
message to Congress, yet, because the resnlt
of the election will probably have a ma
terial effect upon the tone and also the
scope of that document. In former years
he began work on his message about the 1st
of October. Alter accumulating certain
data he wished to use he called in his sten
ographer and dictated to him for several
hours at a time, at various- intervals, until
the message was completed. The President
talks easily and fluently for dictation, and
it is no more trouble for him to talk to a
stenographer than it is for bim to make an
oflband speech or write a letter.
About i. o'clock this afternoon, just as
the streets near the White House were
crowded with department clerks homeward
bound, the President and Mrs. McKee
started for a drive jn the family carriage.
The President looked pale and careworn,
and Mrs. McEee was heavily veiled. They
drove out Vermont avenue, in the direction
of the Soldiers' Home, where Major and
Mrs. Parker reside. The Parkers are prob
ably the most intimate friends ot the Presi
dent in thlif city.
The only visitors the President received
to-day were Secretary of State Foster, At
torney General Miller and General Balchel
lor, who has tendered his resignation as
Minister to Portugal. The latter said he
had a very pleasant conversation with the
President, although the latter showed con
siderable emotion when the death of his
wife was indirectly mentioned.
To-morrow will "be a public reception day,
but the, President has not yet decided
whether he will undergo the ordeal of
facing the crowd of visitors in the East
Boom at 1 o'clock.
TELEGBAPHERS WAKT M0BE PAY.
The Bijr Fonr Operators Ask for a 810 In
crease Per Month. All Around.
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. L A num
ber of representatives of the telegraph oper
ators and train dispatchers on the Big Four
system are here to ask for an increase in
pay over the entire system and its leased
lines. There are 650 operators on the sys
tem and 99 per cent of these belong to the
order of Railway telegraphers, while a ma
jority of the remainder have signified their
intentions of joining.
This committee, while asking an increase
of pay, has also asked that the company
adoptsuch rules and regulatipns as are nec
essary to recognize the telegraphers as an
order. The new schedule they have pre
pared contemplates an average increase of
510 per month. The operators are satis
fied with the conference so far as it has
COAL STRIKERS STILL OUT.
Each Side Predicts That the Other Will
Give Way Shortly.
McKeesport, Nov. L Special The
river coal mine operators expect the long
continued strike of their diggers to fall to
pieces if the rain amounts to anything. One
of the operators stated to-day that at the
Aliquippa mines the men are .going back at
the re'duced price, and they claim to have
positive assurances that the surrender will
be general during the week.
On the other hand, three different officials
of the miners' unions declared to-night that
the strikers would be given the rate they
are standing for before the end of the week,
providing the rain was heavy enough to
bring a rise in the rivers.
Incendiarism at Cleveland.
Cleveland, O., Nov. L Special
Two Incendiary attempts to burn business1
blocks were made here to-day. The Star
Theater was found to be afire, but the
flames had gained no headway when dis
covered and extinguished. Later the At-
i water Duuainz was get anre. put atrain tne
attempt ot the nrebugs was frustrated by1
1 the early discovery of the names.
FOREST FIRES BAGDte.
A Soldiers' Orphan School Threatened and
r Great Damage Already Done.
Gbeensboto, Pa., Nov. 1 Special
A forest fire that threatens immense damage
iijiow raging in the mountainous district
above Kecksburg, in this county. The
flames swept bare last night not less than
nine miles square of heavily timbered ter
ritory, and to-day, tbey are moving steadily
down the mountains, where much valuable
timber and many farm buildings lie it? their
course. Bescue parties from Mammoth,
Lippeneott and other towns are organizing I
10 answer cans lor assistance. jxecKsuurg
the place reported in most Imminent dan
ger, and if strong winds should spring up
the messengers from that section say the
results would be widespread and disastrous.
News reached Uniontown this evening that
fierce forest fires Are raging along the mount
ains from Ohio Pyle to Delauey's Cave, a
distance of 20 miles, and at more than a
dozen places on the mountain range fires
have broken out within three miles of this
place and are spreading rapidly. The Sum
mit, the point at which the National Pike
crosses the range, is entirely surrounded
with the fire and will soon be burned over.
In many cases stock has perished. The fire
Is now burning within a mile of the Jumon
ville Soldiers' Orphan School, and only a
heavy rainfall will save that place from de
struction before morning.
BOY FIREBUGS RUN DOWN.
A Gang of Kids Organized to Give the
riremen a Ban.
E&iZABETir, N. J., Nov. 1. Special
County Detective Keron arrested last night,
at Westfield, Charles P. Donnelan, aged 12,
a youthful firebug who was the leader of a
trio of incendiaries that during the past
month destroyed four barns, with their con
tents, and caused quite an alarm among the
residents ot the village by their acts. Two
small barns were the first to be burned, and
the firebugs next set a torch on the night of
October 20, to the big barn of ex-Surrogate
Clark, which was filled with grain and hay.
A valuable horse and buggy belonging to
ex-Freeholder Pierson were in the building
and were consumed in the flames.
Young Donnelan made a full confession
and proudly boasted that he was ringleader
ot tne nrebugs, and tneir oDject was to nave
a good blaze every week and give the fire
men a run. His confederates, he said, were
his brother Fred, aged 8, and John Tobin,
HO T3E FOB DAHCIHO.
A McKeesport Landlord Sned for Damages
by His Tenant.
McKeesport, Nov. h Special There
is a terpsichorean "tear up" in progress
here, in which firearms have figured, with
the adjunct of a damage suit for $10,000.
Prof. IL B. Lourer is a dancing master. He
rents a hall for the purposes of his profes
sion from a man namejl Walker. Under
the hall where the dancing is done live
several tenants of the same landlord,
Walker. They kicked at the noise made
by the dancers.
Walker ordered Lourer to shut up his
dancing hall or vacate the building. Lourer
had paid his rent and was in a position to
say no. A few nights ago, when the danc
ing master repaired to Ins nan ne lound tne
entrance barricaded and garrisoned. There
was war. Lourer went before Alderman
Skelly and made information against the
landlord, Walker, with larceny, trespass
and the pointing of firearms. Then he
sued Walker for damages in the sum of
RAILWAY EASES RAISED.
Interested Roads Will Reap an Increase
or 83,000,000 Per Year.
Chicago, Nov. L Beginning to-day
passenger rates were raised as follows:
Chicago to Kansas City, from 510 00 to
$12 50; Chicago to St Joseph, from $10 00
to $12 CO; Chicago to Leavenworth, from
$10 00 fo $12 CO; Chicago to St Louis, from
$6 00 to $7 CO; St Louis to Kansas City,
$5 00 to $7 60; St Louis to Leavenworth,
55 CO to $8 00; St Louis to Atchison and
St Joseph, $6 00 to $8 CO.
These advanced rates are the same as
those in effect before the row which ended
in the Alton becoming a non-member of the
Western Passenger Association. The ad
vance means an income of $3,000,000 annu
ally to interested lines. Eastern lines were
notified to use the advanced rates as basing
rates beginning to-day, but will be unable
do so legally until about November 15.
THE SUNDAY OPENING.
The World's Fair Directory Organizing a
Movement With That End In View.
Chicago, Nov. Lt-It has leaked out to
day that the local Directory of the World's
Fair is vigorously pushing a movement
having for its object the opening of
the Fair on Sunday. The Advisory
Committee at the head of the movement is
said to include Bev. Bobert Collier, of
New York; Bishop Spalding, ot Peoria;
Samuel Gompers, President of the Ameri
can Labor Federation; Frank Hatton, ot
the Washington Posts Rev. J- Minot Sav
age, of Boston; Bev. W. H. Thomas, Post
master James A. Seaton and Mayor Wash
burne, of Chicago.
It is intended to form branch organiza
tions throughout the country and headquar
ters will be opened in Washington, D. C,
shortly after election with the Intention of
securing a repeal from Congress of the
Sunday closing act
PERISHED AT SEA.
Particulars of the Tragic End of Commis
sioner Giles and Family.
Chicago, Nov. L Chief Walker Fearn,
of the Foreign Affairs Department, has just
been informed of the tragic end of W. E
Giles and family who perished off the coast
at Loma Lotus, in the Western Pacific
Islands on September 12. Mr. Giles was a
special agent for the Exposition sent to
Polynesia by Leigh Lynch to bring certain
With a crew of three sailors Mr. Giles
and his family started from Loma Loma In
a small boat to catch the steamer Maori,
homeward bound. At Mango a sharp squall
came up and the boat went down with the
crew and passengers. Some oars picked up
along the coast furnish the only evidence of
the unfortunate journey.
A Civil Engineer Supposed to Have Been
M ordered for His Money.
Chicago, Nov. L Police are anxiously
looking for J. W. Higleyman, a young
civil engineer, and are strongly inclined to
believe that he has been murdered. He
made a practice of carrying a large sum of
money out to his home at Everereen Park
every Tuesday night with which" to pay oS
a large force of men on Wednesday morn
ings. He was seen last on Tuesday night to
start across the drauie towart his home, and
has not been seen since. He happened to
have no money with him that night, but
the supposition is that he was killed by
men who thought he would be carrying it
The First Pontifical High Mass.
Chicago, Nov.L For the first time in the
United States Pontifical High Mass was cel
ebrated to-day by a papal delegate. It was
at the All Saints' day services of the Italian
Church of Our Lady of Sorrows In this city,
the home of the Servite Order of Priest's.
The celebrant was the Archbishop Satolli,
Don't Take the Risk
Of fire or thieves, hut keep your valuable
papers, bonds, eta, in tne safe deposit vault
or the Fanners' Deposit National Bunk. 63
i Fourth avenue. Boxes routed at $5 a year
mi wo warn.
One of Chicago's New Fourteen-Story
Buildings Goes Up In Smoke.
Chicago, Nor. L Between 2 and 3
o'clock this morning great volume's of flame
and smoke were seen to issue from he
windows of the fourth story of the new
Chicago Athletic Club building. The club
house was supposed to be fireproof, but it
burned like tinder, and before a fire com
pany conld get on the ground the whole
interior of the structure was a seething
furnace, and in less than 40 minutes nothing
was left but the bare walls. The loss on
the club building is variously estimated
from $80,000 to $125,000. It was still in
the hands ot the contractor who had not yet
turned it over to the Athletic association.
The union carpenters who had been em
ployed on the building went out on a strike
only a few hours before the fire started.
The fires broke out simultaneously on four
different floors. The carpenters' strike was
in sympathy with a strike by the electrical
mechanics, who quitsome weeks ago because
the contractor refused to discharge non
unionists. The building to-day was the
center of attraction lor builders, con
tractors, architects and insurance men. It
was the first big new style steel framed
structure to suffer from fire, and curiosity
was excited as to the results.
Forests Afire in Indiana.
Brownstown, Ind.. Nov. 1. Forest
fires are raging on the table land four miles
south and sonthwest of here with a fury
that is carrying everything ""before them.
The loss can 'hardly be estimated at this
time, but will reach perhaps $100,000.
BAD SHIN BONE SORE
Grew Worse Under Many Doctors and
Many Remedies. Entirely Cured
In September, 1887, 1 bad a sore come on my shin
bone. Just above the ankle. It began to pain me so
much tbat I thought beit to consult a doctor. He
said It was a bad looking com. and It might be a
month or two before It eotVell. I thought I could
not endure It that length of time. I tried his reme
dies, and tbe sore kept growing worse. Then I
tried another doctor, and received no help. Tben
another, who was sure he could help me, but Hill
the sore kept growing worie. kept growing larger
all the time. I had another doctor examine it. Be
thought that perhaps the bone was affected, and I
had better go op to Albany. I had a good surgeon
examine It, and he said tbe bone was not affected,
and tbat It could be cured, but I had to sit with mv
foot elevated. A surgeon doctor, from the city of
New York, stopping at our bouse, said the same
thing. In September, 18S9, I was about my work
as usual, I went to put on something to ease the
pain, a stream of blood poured out. Got a doctor
as soon as possible. It was thirteen weeks and two
days before I went out of tbe house again. A gen
tleman boarding with us wrote yon for your book.
His wife had told me-what a wonderful remedv
CuncDRA was. and what it had done for her little
girl. I said to the udy, "I have a mind to try
CUTICURA.." She said. "1 nave some with me I
will give you." I commenced at once, and it wai
the first ointment that I ever put on that agreed
"with tbe sore. Then I telt encouraged, tor I had
used so many different kinds and received no good.
Then I got the Cdticcba, Cuiicoea Soap and
UtmcuRA Resolvent, aud the sore is entirely
healed, and has been for the eight or nine months.
I say CCTXCUBA cured me. I snail ever speak In
highest terms of It. as 1 think and know that It did
me a great deal of good. Wish more people would
JURB. U. A, JJH.U&. Willi.
Glen wood House, X'rattsvilie. S. Y.
COTictntA Remedies are the greatest skln-cnres.
blood purifiers and humor remedies of modern
times. Sold everywhere. Price. Ccticcka. the
great Skin Cure, 500.; ruriCUBA SOAP, an ex
quisite Skin Purifier and Beautlfler.25c :CnncuB
Resolvent, the new Wood Purifier. SI. Potteb
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0-"How to Cure Skin Diseases." 64 pages, SO
Illustrations, and testimonials, mailed free.
1PLES, blackheads, red. rough, chapped,
oily skin cured by Cdticuba soap.
HOW MY BACK ACHESI
Baek Ache, Kidney Pains, and Weak
ness. Soreness. Lameness, Strains, and
Pain relieved In one mlnnte by tho
Cntlcnra Antl-Paln Plaster.
There 19 no question but that the people heartily appreciate the Matchless Stock and Unapproachable Prices which rule at
SOLOMON & RUBEN'S.
This Is notably the case In our Shoe Department, -which Is continually crowded with customers. They know that the nam
Solomon & Ruben stamped on a shoe means merit and quality. In other words, Honest Leather,
Honestly Made, and at Honest prices.
WE ILLUSTRATE A FEW OF OUR STYLES AND PRICES.
This cut represents a Ladies'
Dongola . Extra Quality Patent
Leather Tip Button Shoe. We have
them in widths from B to E, and
in sizes from 2 to 7. This shoe
would be good value at $2.50. Our
price, however, is
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Mr Wcf .ia
We have made special efforts in our
Men's Shoe Department, and, if low
prices go for anything, will maintain
the lead which we now have. This cut
illustrates a superior quality Satin Calf
Dress Shoe, lace and Congress, neat,
stylish una (lui able. Sizes 6 to 11. SolU every whoio
for $3. Our price
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SPECIAL THIS WEEK 10,000 PAIR LADIES' RUBBERS AT 15 CENTS.
There Is a huge difference In stores. One buys anything- that Is offered at a cheap price, another picks tho Choices
makes and gives satisfaction by settles: them. CAN YOU TBL.L THEM APAET7 Oar srrotlrylntr trade from tho pubUq i i
the best proof that they recognize which- side our store Is on. We buy the good, the reliable, and bund,
upon a sure foundation.
Date and Diy of our
jwillba announced in
next Sunday's papers.
A tremendous variety more than we can tell you about.
Every single one of them a gem and a bargain. Here's a
chance to earn 5 by saving it. wnerer tall
and see the special line of Kersey Overcoats
finished in the height of fashion and always been
$15. Worth it, too. We are selling these at
Do you care to save the 5?
For Boys of 14 to 19 Yrs.
A lot of splendid Cassimere
Single and Double - breasted
Suits, just the proper thing,
Thev will still further please
you because they are worth $i
CLOTHIERS, TAILORS AND HATTERS,
161-163 FEDERAL STREET, ALLEGHENY.
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THE CAMPAIGN is on,
will it be
CLEVELAND or HARRISON?
We are not prepared to say. BUT we are prepared
to furnish yon with
Grandfather's Hat PA If EC
and Tariff Reform IrHALO.
MARVIN BAKERY, Pittsburg, Pa.
THOS. R. HERD BAKERY., Allegheny, Pa.
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This is a Ladies' Cloth Top
Glazed Dongola Patent Leather
Tip Button Shoe. These we have
in widths from A A to E. Sizes
2j4 to 7. This quality is generally
sold at $3.50, but we do not ask it
Our price is
The thousands of Boys' Shoes
we carry enable us to suit all comers.
The Special Shoe which the cut shows is
an extra quality B Calf, button and lace,
London toe tipped. Sizes 2 4 to 55. It
is worth fully $1.75. Nevertheless with us
It goes for
2, but are sell
Data andDapof our
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