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Fair and slightly, warmer Sunday; light
Circulation yesterday, 42,144
WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, OCTOBJ2B ;3l 1897 TWENTY PAGES.
, THEEE CENTS,
OHIO DEINIT5 HOPEFUL
Think They Will lie Able to Elect
A COMPLICATED SITUATION
UiifcliiieUV. Chance for He-2lec-thm
Thought to Tie Better Than the
Chance-, for u Hepublican Legis
liitui'c 3Ir. Bryan Thinks. Deii.
oemtic Succo Almos.1 Coruiln-
Column, Ohio.. Oct.30. The Ohio caru
ipaijjH, "which Is iieaghu; Its close, lias been
4be nst -yiormiHy-rmight "orf-year" con
ton, lteM here In Ohio. The seitutamfcfp
onu-s has completely obscured the State
tttfccl-, aul Tar more interest is .nani
festtart in the legislative result than sin
ttfce $( clectteu. Tlwush the State Rave
a McKiuley plurality or 50,000 last fall,
Uie KejMibbean, are not at all confident
of victory t tiie polk next Tuesday.
TlkMgft iov. itosMueli't muupai4i bas
reeeire: coiitpat attvely little altentian
Own Ui Stale coiuuduce, it K-enw to' tie
peiterallv conceded tli his elm noes for re
jtaotejH urv :nuch heller than the cbances
t a Republican legislature. Factional
ftMfb4e tfnnc the Republicans in many
oMHt4)M ami the exposure or official"
oarrupUou in Cincinnati easts deep
3t&k' r doubt over the usually rriiaWe
Tbe !Umtu.Hi fo tar as the legislature is
oonoented seems to le fco serirns to tlie
lHiiwltOiSs that it is absolutely nevVfary
for ifceni lo carry both Cuyahoga and Lucas.
oMMHiefc itnrt the TJtirtj-tblrd Senatorial
ds4rict It is safe to tay that the Repub
lican -il not liave more than twent o,
JrtRt lalot They will probably contr.il
it lyi .3ll margin.
Tlie QM&paigfi closed tonight with mon
ster meetings for Hanna and William J.
Bryan At CkvelHiid ex-Gov. Campbell,
Paul Sore, Ml Allen Thuiruan Were dowi
T0c EtwecUes at the latter, but dlsup
jxAitlea the crowds. Senator Banna's
Sheeting In Music JIhJI was tlie most enthu
ta4ie the Kepi lnjuu have neid in this
OMApiipu. Ben Butterwort h made a long
,jlfueel largelv devoted to the tariff. He
!fcs ate: bim- perUuent questions about,
Jrts aflvor fe&BXA, lut he said lie "v,ih still
f,w sJer afl lielieved ilcKinleyf, d
jtHMiimOou voaW succesrfBUy 3etIe the
Tn45t tlkte arc- -tories about a eol
oitf xattoti -ehcrne , Uic 1) emocratic committee
clatartti rtat t4u- ltejwlilican; have brougnt
ft,i t.epres aui dieap Avbites from AVot,
VfTjstota aiii r,unsylvaHia. Clialrman Ev
erett Uniil. bueI a denial
Brvstt wnved in Uc city at TUJO on
a "Itip Fir" foriful. He was drircn at
a.H(,j from otic mHHiug lo another all
1h.4S remote from cacli other. Tlere
"Hwe irreal cmwds and much entliu'-labm
fur !e "ira-'.kaii at each meetuiK.
He lia J ho iollowin? to feay alnnil the
outl'kdv Hi he State:
"I am erv much Kratified at lite tut
We are proving day by day to tlie crowds wlu throng
this store that we are selling Ladies', Men's and Children's
Fine Clothing at lower prices than any cash house in Wash
ington! We take great pleasure in arranging payments to
suit the convenience of each individual purchaser and weTi
arrange them to suit YOU- Our credit plan is NEW, and
the most liberal ever devised. These prices are SPECIAL
for one day TOMORROW!
Come With the Crowd!
Tomorrow we offei the nobbiest
line of Men'fi Fancy Cheviot Suits
ever neen in thin city. Choice of sui-"leordouMe-breasted
ly tailored deep faciinr-- piped
seams double stitched educs- body
liuiiiK liarnwnizeo wltn the lahric
and ii or the ?ry liest nuality. Not
a suit in tiie lot worth less than $13.
iiondny Price .
CREDIT WI1H0UT COST.
Men's Fine Clay Worsted
Choice of black or biu -ouality
and worliinanslilp that a ciihtorn
tailor would charge rrom $5 lo
.$80 to produce. Thefie suits are cut
and trimmed In the tip top of styles
deep facliisson coat, extending lo
the ann-holes JiBidc In '! and -1-iHitton
sackB and 3 button cut
CREDIT WIIHOUT COST.
Genuine Meltons and Korsova.
tailored by the mon experienced
workmen in our own shops bst
Skinner' satin lihiim; guaranteed to
wear two seasons Ixs-t silk velvet
collar- and Jully eiuial to tin beM.
custom-made ganueuts$-10 would
be cheap for such elegance at the
leading tailor shopa.
CREDIT WITHOUT COST.
NcYork Clothing House,
311 Seventh Street N. W-
cess of the meetings l'eia lu Ohio during
tlie pust several days ami am btrougly iu
elt.ied to the belief that Huualsm will re
ceive Us death-blow next Tuesday. 1
have seldom, in any of niy campaigns, seen
the Democrats more active than they arc
throughout this State at U12 present time
All the enthusiasm ami crowds situ a cli
rect refutation or the story that tu.j cause
of silver It d?nd.
"I am aluo informed Uiat the meetings
I12IU liy Mr. Pa mm ami the Republicans in
th? tcrrlturv througl. which we have pasted
have lacked the elements that charm
trwcsl the democratic gatherings. This is
surelv an Indication that the people do tut
intend to indorse Mr. Hanna at the poll-s
1 l-lic-e Uiat ir OI1I0 will elect Horace L.
Chapman governor, and permanently retire
Marcus A. Banna to private life, th wenllli,
uroducurs or .'Ul nations will rejoice. I
evpeel to congratulate Sir, Chapman ne :t
CUBA RID OF GEN. WEYLER
The Notorious Spanish Commander
Sails for Spain.
Demonstration in Hi Favor Not
Jinportum G011. Blanco Iss,iu'-
Havana, Oct. J0 -fJcn. Ruimin Blanco,
tlie n"ft captain general, arrived here
Gen. Weyler, Gen. Jllanc-o's preflcessor.
sailed lodJ.y for Spain on the steamer
MonUserrat. prior to his sailing he was
visited by a deputation or representative
Spaniards, to wlwui he faaid that he paid
:so iieed to the attacks that were made
npcu him. as they were an indication ot
tlie .success or his system of administru-
Bt added tiiat ho was not alLmtted
from Kpain by his recall, which he had
expected ever since the death of Penor
Caii-ivas del Castillo. He' advised the
Conservative party in the island not to bfc
Mienrcil. but to jrotejJj:a"rouiU'aajiis
wltat he termed the aciicidal policy of the
Tin den oustration In favor of Weyler
wumh tlmporwut. A few Spaniards wenV
to the palace lierore the cx-captam gen
eral cmimrketl in the Spanish r"vc
ilontseral, iu wliifh lie sailed for .sim.
They slioutHd "Lons live Weylt-r," "Loup
live f:paln. and returned to their homes.
THut van all-
Ge. Btoiico ifcnoWCapt.-Gen. or Cuba.
He has Issued a preeJnmntlon to the in
!ia,Ianijs, the army, and the volunteer;-,
deetariutr that he will do juetfc? to the
friends of Span, and also that he will act
-with energy against the enemies of tt.e
Si 00 Baltimore nnd Heturn Tin
11. & O.
Rundav, Octf.ler 31. Tickets jrod cnin
and retmnmK on all trains. Including fa
mous f ..rt v five minute flyers.
Ladies' Elegant Coats.
Will be ofrered lomorrow at a
price temptation that few ladies
can re-i'-i. They an made of
SpoiiKed Kersey, in bla k and plain
colors warm Klondike sorm col
larsstitched seaniB flj -front-faced
with Kersev For stvie and
,n,'ilii-, titriv tnniMit lie n inirn;i ehi?d
I elsewliere for lees than $12.
1 5!,p'nl . (S;7.CISt
-ionuny i-rice v j'ff
CREDIT WITHOUT COST.
To-:norrow's price will eclipse
anything ever offered. Fine Navy
Blue anil While Percale Wrappers
wai'-t separately lined vokes hand
somely trimmed with braid full
width Hkirts cannot be bought else
where for a penny less than -.
CREDIT WITHOUT COST.
Finest quality full -1 yards wide
made in the now fan back
perealine lined veliet l.ound a
skirt that v. ill make itself popular
on the hang alone. It is pointed out
its a bargain iu the oilier stores at
Monday Price H4-03
CftEDU WITHOUT COST.
Reefer Suits at Cost
Yesterday we received a fine lot
of Boys" Beef ers and Dmible-hreasted
Suit- rrom our fnclorv. Ages, 3 to
8. We shall sell them at prime
COST tomorrow onlv just to boom
this department. These suits are
made iu the newest styles have
double seats and knees and have
!e Ever Mown
1 neep nraiu trimming. They are
-, . j- , regular ?5 Suits.
ID'4-O.sijw'in.i r,, eo Kn
ituiuiij a. i-iet W&nvJyf
CREDIT WITHOUT COST:
PDUnS ILL AT SEI
Death of Hqnry George has Con
fused the Wiseacres
BETWEEN LOW AD VAN WYCK
It ! Believed That tlie Fl;lit Now
T.ics Between TiiOMj Two Bet tin-?
Odd- of Two to One Are Now Be
ins Ijiid on tlie Tiiiimmuy Can
didate for ainyor.
New York. Oct. 3(i.-Tlie local polii.icat
campaign, which practically ended-tonight,
closed amid general gloom, though many
meetings of a quiet enaracter- were held.
Never In its history has New York had
such an exciting political contest, the
rliu.ax coming with the sudden death i.f
the .Icftersqiii-ui Democracy leader, wlio
threw the greater city into a fever j
excitement l-y his icmarkalile campaign
ana darmg chaigcvuf corruption against
political leaders and promises or switt
justice to tJiem ir he were elected.
Bsfore Air. Geoige's cteatU the -ituatiou
to say tlii least wa ery uncerUiin, and it
sacmed anjiKidy's lace, with the po
sibllHy or a liig surprise in store, lint
yesterday's tragedy has caused the greatest
Gunlutiion among the wisearcj.
The Low followers are tonight claim
ing, villi less confidence, however, than
thuy did ycsteiday, that Hie gieat bulk
of the George following is now -jn listed
under the Low linnner Tl e u.auagerJof
young Mi. Henry George, whose name as
mayoralty candidate, was arrixed b
paster to the official ballots today, took
steps to refute this claim. The uncer
vainly that exMs io perhaps 'i.'M stattd
by a Low organ this evening, which says
"Chaos in the woid that best desoribes
the political situation in Greater New
lorlv today. The best political piophets
,uk ultorly-at J..u,.ll'l cf I llOU.J.'lvtt4
without a liasis 011 which 10 figure out
next Tuesday's vote. All that is Known
is that ilu niayorilty laceisnow Ix'tween
Sclli Low and Hubert A. A'an AVyck in
other woi ds , t.etwreii t he people's Candida t
and f rAr--.. 'rinei 1 .wb- in i
iimp?icn in whJrlt a day has . hanged
cverytnins, and may still determine tin
Amnei. "The stroke of baitlc clouds the Held of
action, and devotion to the dead at plain
or u great amiy 1h a mighty fact 01 in de
termining tlie victor. No man can bueee
Imjw ttr 11 will reach among tlie imm
of poulaihm In the new city, no: now C
feotively IItnr George though dead, may
speak ror his ciuse through the l4jHot lxx
Tito maii3gj!.sor the George canvas have
rca.vercd Horn the almost deadly blow
they suhercd and are making stiong ap
peals to the George following to vote fur
the sou of the dead single taxer. A large
numbei of meetings were held tonight ami
other., will be held on Monday. Jame. H.
Drown, one of the campaign committee
issued this statement, which was given us
the opinion oT the George managers:
'-Hairy George is a young man of high
character. ITh lias leen brougnt up in
the closest relations with bis father, and
has inhi-iltcd and imbibed all his priilphu.
i-, and p.irposes. He has tlie same
unselfish motlvesi high ideals, ami flexible
tenacity and lirmness 01 determinant-!!. In
IMiat of ability he iu a worthy (successor
of Ids father. He has always been a de
oied student, and uab jiartirularly master
oil jKilitleal eonomv and govemnienlal
question. I do not hesitate to sty that
he ha.s a larger and stronger grasp of tlu
prmeiples of government than even Mr.
Low ban. Mi Low's qualifications in this
respect are mainly confined to a know
ledgeof the loutineand details of municipal
adminiftration, Tor which 1 judge young
Mr. George s familiarity with the principles
it tin- s,'iei rv 01' government in their fab
reach aud complexity to be more than an
"To tie mayor's chair he will thus
liuig th( ripe-t intellectual qualillcations
and the same qualifications of character
vi liich his father possessed. He will be as
honest and as upright, as fearless and
faithful, and as devoted to the best in
teres's of tlie municipality as his father
would have been. It is true that he is
young, but youth is no crime. Moreover
lie-Is asold as Bryan was when nominated
for the Presidency. He is, too, om. of tlie
least conceited of men, and will invite and
reteHe advice frou- thoe whom he trusts
before making important decisions. For
that reason he will l.e an ubwilul-ly safe
mayor. No one could lie placed in the
chair from whom a safer and more reason
ablQ government could be expected. His
qui"t, modest, reserved personality is one
which excites the love of all who are
brought into contact with him.
"The fact is that it was jmpossiDle for
us to nominate or indorse Mr. Low. It
would have been mast impolitic and im
wise. AVbat would liave been the result?
Thousands of tlie votes we have detached
fi-oia Tammany would have gone straight
back to tbe Hall. By nominating young Mr
George we can retain these votes. Had no
nomination been made the close lriends ol
Mr. George would have voted for Mr. Low
but these others would not have done so.
"I thin'c that no man who had made up
his mind to vote for the elder Geoige will
The hig-h tariff
hasn't worked any
hardship on our cus
quoting- the "old
prices,1' as Ave had
the foresight to buy
every dollar's worth
of our fall goods
early in the summer.
The new, or hig-h-tariff,
prices for these
superb English Tod
Coats are $15 to $40
while our prices
are. but $10 to $25. Just think
of it only $10 to $25 for the
swellest and most eleg-ant Top
Coats made in the Avorld. If wre
can't fit you nobody can.
Parker, Bridget & Co., 315 ?th St.
Militate to east hia ballot for the younger
And in n: y judgment he Avjlbeielected-'
.All wafers on the clectjii(, nade prior
to Mr. George's death, haying been de
cured off, Miey had to unrenewed 011 a
different basis. f
Many bets were made biday or 2 to 1
on Van Wyck. On tlie,Ktock oxchangi', P
T. Adatiw otTeitd $10,OOfiKaIiist $5,000
on Von Wyck, but tils -off cSvus not taken
The feeling be! ween tlie Jiow and Tracy
men is nf interse lilttenieSs. The revived
rumors, which are denicus are that the
Pla't (UganUiUiou if it ffies, on the evt
orelcctidii tliab Tracyliai(no- 4ltov will
tlirow its strength tq Van Wyck, preferring
to .sse u Tammany victory ami a preservi.
tion of li.e liepublican organization, tliiiu
Ljiw'? ''lecrion, and tlie probable formation
or a powerful rival political organization,
by the 3-ov followers.
a a ahxixi? intosrlTirn siln.
The Tinc-y Orjiiiii Snysf to
New York, Oct. 30. Tlie 8Jai, in dlfe
eusslng yoiiuc Mr. Ofeorgtr u!M.m.e.s of
election, will tomorrow sail
"One of tlie most t-erioufc inistakij.s that
can be t.iade in this caitfpaign, tlrop"op
ticinns U'jrec, is to assume; that tlie death
of Henrv George is a bloivfrom vhlcUtlie
Democracy i.f Thomas JtJherMiu will not
quicklj recovci Don t underestimate
young 'b-oree, Is the ery. lie is dangerous
''The forces of Bryanlkn that ate di
gusted with the evasion ofTaiiiinuiiy Hall
and with tbe rule of the present lenlers.n'
'I aum.auy Hall, are rallying around young
lleiity George ns they rallied around Ills
rutltei. Young Henry George will get -the
vote that his father would have got and
perhaps more, so the leaders say. YOII;ig
Mr. George is a secondf edition of his
rather. H Imbibed all liis father's Ideas
and pri-cljles, and he lias in atldlt ton all
the igor that belongs tq youth and that
hi lather did not have. ,
lie Pas simply been underestimated as a
rorce in politics because his de"otlon
to his father, and bec.iuse;oC the fact tiiat
all that h" did he did tor his father. Ills
friends paint out that if ,he had chosen to
act iiidependeullv of his failier. he would
have made already a great mark hi politics.
The politicians who maR it their busi
ness to keep 'hemselvej informed on mat
ters tr this kind. say. therefore, that the
:!angei iu joung Mr. George's canitidaoy
must not be underestimated, for be will
poll h's father's vote.
Thousands Will Escort the Body
of Henry Geoi'gp.
INTERMENT TO BE" PRIVATE
Toilers for AVIium; AA'elfuro
Jli-ni-y George Ijiborctl, .IyeiluiJil
Died Y 111 3rnl$ JliKjKmiernl Pj-iji
eossi.in Out of fhef3ijist ltnpoh!
iu All lilsitory. t-
Xew A"ork, Ocu ao. Fhf arrrtugements
ror the funeral of Henrjf George were
completed tihis ufternr.Qj. There will
be an immense demonstratfen by organized
labor, aud it is expected that 50,00u
men. representing the various labor orgnni
zations wtli bt lu line- Shortly after
nnd.'iigh' tonight the bodr or Mr. George
was removed from hifc tftiartment in the
bote), where he died, tq tlw Grand Central
Palace, it, large public hall," on Forty
tliird street, where the body will He in
stat- until 3 p. m. toniorrow. Tliose who
desire, i.nj view the remains. A dimple
service of song, prayers anil remarks by a
number or clergymen "Will follow. J)r.
Edwar.l McGlynn, one jif Mr. George's
warmest friends, will daller the principal
address. Among ttie otHor speakers will
Jif Kev. Dr. Ilet'er Newton, aud Kev Dr.
Lyuuni Ahliott, (tabbi Gotihed. John ri.
Crosby, and tbe Kev. Dr. Kaiiisford.
Bishop Potter, if lit roUirus to this cty
rrotn Massachusetts lit;- time, will also
At the rquest or Mrs. George the hymn,
'Lead, Kindly Light,," will he sung by the
choir, and at the conclusion of the cere-monlt-
the doxoloirv 'il be sung.
The rody will then 1& removed to the
George reddencei at Foit Hamilton, Brook
lyn. rt will be escorted o"ii its way thither
by tlie labor organl.arious th.it liave de
cided to participate. These will bo fonnet1
in divisions. Tlie casket- Will be drawn in
a large funeral car.
Mounted police will also accompany the
nods across the bridge to the limits of
Brooklyn. In Brookl.v n the procession will
move up Washington street to the city
lull, and the funeral cur will be driven
around the square. Itisexpeotedthatniany
friends "of t,he philosopher will he gathered
thcte. The procession of the various or
conizations will be dismissed there, so
that the car may proceed to Fort Hamilotn
without any further public attention. The
body will be privatelv nuried iu Green
wood Cemetery on Monday, In which ceme
terv one of hie daughters lies.
The following pallbearers have been e
lected. T.L. Johnson, AiignstLe wis, Audre v.
McLean Thomas G. SLeaVmun, Ai iliur Mc
Ewen, Louis F. Tost, Jerome O'Neil and
Charles F. Adamsi,
The honorary pallbearers will be:
Mayor W. L S'long, Mayor F. AVurster, or
Brooklyn; AVillls J Abbott, Albert L.
Johnson, John V. Cranford, Charles AV
Dayton, George 0 Bglestoa Horace
AAliite, Kdward McHugh.'Bolton tlill, John
Falinei, Chailes O'Connar.JTen -j, John
Swinton. E. L. Furdy, John """ Gardner.
A A'un Duscn, John R.eAVa - rb, M- E.
Leverin, Fiank Btjpheust' d ltobeit
The fund for the ereclion o i' memorial
monument to Henry Geo -e was in
creased by alxmt $1,000 to( v, and now
amounts to oe 2,000.
and TOP COAT,
I is the
fabrics all fasnionab
correct stvles $10.
$18, $20, '$22.50 ar
range of prices for- L
Top Coats. A, big 4 4; in each
grade. All tip-tof -v fashion
able garmentsif toot ixilT sizes to
fit all men. " -, -1
Robinson & GJfccry Co.,
THE MARYLAND CMPII
Senator Gorman's Seat the Chief
. Prize at Issue.
It In l.Hcely to TTIgure Lamely In
tlie Hesult AA'ellington'.s FrlendN
Not Anxious for Victory lmllcs!.
tioifN. Puvor tl.e Siic-e'ss of tlu
llchioeriitii r.ejlhlutive Ticket.
lUlliir.oreOct. 30. The Marjland cam-
I paigu is virtually oven Monday will be
more of a dov for preparation for the
struggle on 'I uesduy than for active cam
Uikki bH elecUqn ilepends the political
fortunes or Senator Arthur Fue Gorman.
His erf',rt to efface himself as a factor
was as inetfpctual as his endeavor to
efface th,- Chicago platform. The rail ura
te come i-ut s-quarlj upon the latter has
ben ar. element or weakness rather ttian
ot strength. The tew votes this adroit
move may Have gained have been more thau
offset by tbe lack of enthusiasm whicn
has resulted from the cowardice which
prompted the play ir. diplomacy.
Tne attacKH upon Gorman nave been not
less virulent than those which marked the
gut'ernatioi-al i-ainiiaign, which resulted in
the election of Gov. Lowdnes and the
elevation ol .Mr. Wellington to the Senate
The difJeience lietween the two campaigns,
Ik U.ac the people liave since then had a
large taste or Republican rule and misrule.
The chler bore- or the Democrats lies in
the quarrels in the house or the enemy.
The rail t.r AVellington aud the bitter Tac
tlotial strire which led to it has grcatly
weakencd the Republicans' chances. The
dethroned boss has been sulking in his tent
and his following feel it necessary for his
vindication to show that the Republican
party cannot get along without him. So
If tbc do not sulk In their tents on election
day the are likely to tre their votes to
help nring about the result they secietly
Iyj iking ovet the situation with an im
partial eye the scale seems to weigh, on
the Democratic iide. In Baltimore, the
Kepnbliauis concede that Malster enndi
date f jr major, will run several thousand
votes behind I.f ticket. Shrewd observers
foretell the defeat of Malster and of the
Republican legislative ticket. IT this
should be the result in Baltimore, it can
be safety asserted that the Democrats will
carrj tlie legislature and re-elect Mr.
Gorman to the Senate.
Cliairti.au Vdtulever, ot the Democratic
committee says that on Joint ballot the
Democrats will have seventy-two vole-.-'-a
majuniv tr twenty-seven. The Repub
HatLii el.Ririinii Mr. Scott, insists, that his
$id? "WilP cnlrV.allj but three, cninnvles- til";
the tnPt and tbtit these artf doubtull.
The indications are that tbo Renibllcans
will centrol tlie legislature, their ntaiority
on joint ball3t bains alwut 25.
Flt.VN'K TI. MILES' ARK EST.
Accused of PeenlatloiiN In the As
Train: II. Miles, a clerk in the assessor'
orflott or the District, was arrested yester
day by Detective Weedon on the charge of
embezzlement, made by Assessor Trimble.
The specific amount charged iu the war
rant i hrt S3, but to this numerous other
charges will doubtless be added, when
the books in rhe oTfice of the as-essor and
coll"Clorof taxes have been gone over aud
it is believed that the District, and a
large number of property owners, are losers
in amounts ranging from 50 cents to prob
ably hundreds of dollars on the part of
the District- The e saet amountoi' money
alleged to nave been embezzled ic will be
extrenely difficult, if not impossible, to
The leaknge has been going on, It is
belle.ed. foi about two years-, and In such
a manner that the books will not show it.
Mr. Miles has been a clerk in the assessor's
office of tne District Tur a number of
years and has been assigned, among other
tluticd, to the work of making out tax
certificates Contrary to an order from
the Commissioners of long standing iu
that cipacity Mr. Miles has-been allowed
to receive the fee of 50 cents charged
Tor tne issuance of a certificate to proper
ty lioldexs. It is upon the alleged dis
ixiveiy of this fact that in hundreds of
instance tins eum has not been turned
into the collector of taxes, and that the
Tee lian been collected by Mr. Miles in
cases where the Commissioners had oi
tiered that it slu-uld not be It vied, that the
warrant Tor l'i.s arrest was issued.
In order that the disciepancies miglit
not be discovered, it is charged that the
entries in the books kept by Mr Mills
nave been falsified, and by tins means a
considerable sum has disappeared.
Detective Weedon resumed his investi-1,-ation
yesterday morning by loca -if
several parlies who had paid fees recei.iy
to Miles, and which had not been account
ed for on the books. A warrant for Miles'
arrest then followed. He was at once taken
to tl'e police court and held In $1,000 bail
to await the action or the grand jury.
Mr. Miles steadfastly maintains his in
noeence. and has secured Mr. Tracy Jet
lords, formerly of the district attorney's
office, to .present him.
.VElt AN ALIAS.
Sniltu's, Murderer's Real
2l in -!! SteiRer.
New York, Oct. 30. The police of Brook
lyn have positively established the identity
ol Fritz Mover, the murderer of Policeman
Frederick Smith, as Constantine Steiger, a
AVilliamsburg brewer, and they also think
that they can, without a doubt, show that
r.e took part in the murder of old Sexton
Stelz. who was struck down by robbers
in Holy Trinitj Church, Williamsburg, on
Steirer is an old offender and for many
years lived Within a stone's throw of the
Carter Harrison Uumeivuril Buutid.
New York, Oct. 30. Mayor Carter Har
rison and Ins escort of Chicago citizens left
this city on their special train of nine sleep-
ng coaches and one baggage carat 10-30
o'clock tome-lit All the cars were well
stocked with things to drink Theitinerary
provides for a Sunday visit to Niagara
. alls. Tbey will reach Chicago at 3:30
o'clock Monday morning.
Iy Institute Business College, StU and K.
None better; 25 a year; day or night;.
HcKlHLBT TALKS ON TRADE
Says Jle Believes In Encoiircigiiig
Our foreign Commerce.
Doincsttio Conditions Sure to He Im
proved by Larger Exchange-
With Other Nation.
Cincinnati, Oct. 30. President and Mrs.
McKiuby, Secretary Porter, and Mi. and
Mns. Derrick, of Cleveland, airived in this
city this morning and were driven -at onco
to ivircheim, the nome of Mr. J C. Sciimld
lopp. A salute of twenty-one guns an
nounced the President's arrival. .Shortly
utter noon the President went on 'change
as tl's guest or the chamber of Commerce.
Tonight he was the guest otJionor at the
seventeenth annual dinner of the Com
mercial Club. Amoug those piesent were
Jjidson Harmon, Attorney General under
Mr. Cleveland', Judge Tuft, M. E. Ingalls,
Charles Fleischmann, and Mayor Tafel.
President .McKInley spoke in response to
the toast, "Our Guest," in part, as follows.
"No subject can better engage our at
tention than the promotion of trade and
tonunerce at home and abroad. Domestic
conditions are sure lo be improved by
larger exchanges with the nations of the
"We are alreadj reaching out, with
good results. Our surplus products of ag
riculture and manufacture are finding a
foreign market, aud, in the latter case,
to a degree which would not have been
believed possible a quarter- of a century
ago. AVe have made wonderful progress
ia this direction, and we have only Just
'Our manufactured products go to evory
natioii -l the world, and I hope the time
mai be not far distant when our ship,
under the Stir.' and Stripes will l,e on
every ?a where commerce is euiried aim
the wantaof mankind are to lie supplied.
"Abating mute or our interest iu the
home market, let us move steadily out to
new fieluk and increase the Uemand f
our product in the foreign markets. It
should lie our settled purpose to open
trade wherever we can, making our shipe
and our commerce messengers of peace
'"The consular service of the Government
should be scrutinized and carefully offi
cered , and we should have at every commer
cial port of the world a sensible and prac
tical American who. while discharging
all his other duties with honor to the Gov
ernment, will not omit in every psoper
way to protect American exchanges and
encourage reciprocal trade.
"Finally, if we are entering upon aii
era of prosperity such an many bplleve
and all fervently hope, remembering our
recent panic and financial experiences, vve
should streugthen the weak places In our
financial system and remove it rorever
A em timbiptutT and doubt.
SLAUGHTERED LIKE CATTLE
Terrible Execntion bono by Cubans
in a Recent Battle.
Description of the Ensncenient by
a Yohiik American AVho Took
11 Prominent Part.
Key West, Fla., Oct-30. A letter wan
received iiero a few days ago from Jolut
Lynn the young man who left Jackson
ville to join thb Insurgent band last year,
and who lias been in charge or tbe jmeu
matte gun and the rapid fire cannon of
the insurgents for months. It said in part
"One of our rierccst fights recently was
in some hills near Se-iba, in Havana prov
ince. Ave had a large hospital there, in
whlcn were a number or Cubans, and 1
was detailed there for awhile to guard
them, as we were making some repairs
to our battery, and abo had information
that the Spanish would attack us cliurg.
"W"j had things all arranged for them
with the battery skilfully concealed behind
some light bushes at the head of the path
that led imo the hills, while on each side
ot the defile troops were stationed with
hand greimdes and locks to pour into the
Spanish c limuis.
"The hills were almost .'ike a horse
shoe, where vve were, the open part beinu
a roadway 500 feet wide at first, and then
contrantinc into a narrow road or path or
not over twenty five or thirty feet.
On earh sula the cliffs were very high
and seep, making it impossible for the
Spanish troops to scale it, so that they
had no chance to attack us in the rear.
Our spies led the Spanish columns on and
tney came, early one -morning, under com
mand or Gen. Morino, I am told, and about
''It was a grand sight to see them com
Ing. marchlnc- along, and it made m
nervous tu think thatany moment we could
have slaughtered them like cattle. They
tame on, with their cavalry m front, strag
L.ling along the road, not fearing any ambuscade-
but still keeping a pretty good
"When they got up to within about
1,000 feet of us tJt-y partially slowed up
and mad up their columns, and then can e
on quickly and quietly, not .1 note being
sounded, and they marched up quite
cautiously. AVe waited until we could
see the expressions on the men's faces.
when ! gave tlie order to fire.
"It seemed like a very hades broke
loose. My shell from the dynamite gim
exploded In the column and the air was
flllca with dismembered fragments of
human bodies, while the horrible shouts
of the soldiers were ringing in my ears.
"My rapid Tire guns opened at the same
moment, and, to add to the horror, the
men on each side of the ravine, or road
on the cliffs above them, threw down
rotks and hand grenades. It was the
wildest scene I ever saw iu my life. Tne
horses and men floundered together in -one
"The rapldfiie guns, under the Cubans
I:i ir -Mimiatid kept up their deadly "work
a 1 - - mowed down the fleeing men
on jirtes. it was a Spanish rout and
one of the n eft disastrous battles for them
that tl ey lmveever had.
"Our mon pursued them far oufe Into
the hillu and if they had not met rein
foreenviiita, their whole detach men r. of
1,500 men- would have been killed cr
taken captive..- Even when they met
tlteir reinforce -aents coming iu they did
not d ire to attack us, but retreated toward
82.00 PluliulelT'hrii and itettirn via
Sundav. October 31. Tickals good going
on 7.03 and & a. in. trains, valid for
return on all regulur trains same day.
NE VEI DIE ii 1 NINE
Cut OIF liy a Fire From the
VAIN EFFORTS AT RESCUE
Nineteen of Their ITel low-Miner-
AV-trneil of Their Dunjer In Timo
to Mnl.-e Their K-sCiipe Stiff ot-a-tlou
Ciinses the Denth of tin?
Victims Rodies, Heeove red.
Scranton, Pa., OcU-30- Nine men, part
of the nLtUt twro df twenty-eight , who
were Rt-work-fit Von Storeh. Slope, of the
Delaware- and Hiidson ttral Company, in
the rortUem pari of this city today, were
suffocated in the main gangway. TnNi
Thomas Hill, foreman.
Thomas McDonnell, company ha.id.
Jo't.i Ka:t:ivKi, -amifer.
John Mcnui, traek layer.
John J. Farrell, pump runner.
Thomas Fhtmiery, of Kelner avenue.
Tw. Poles, names unknown.
The tire inurwd abo.u 1 o'clock this
morning In the sHantfon the alope wher.;
the vein branches off, and soon set iter
liii-bert, and-die wails of coal aobi.e. A
columti of smoke swept on down t Je slope,
1,300 feet to the big Clark vein. Iuui
ru.mer Edward Simpson smelted it and
calling the fire bos AicCartwy, started oat
to investigate. They were forced back into
the slope by the dense srnokt, out up tbe
incline t!i-y eu.ild see tne light of the blaze.
McCarthy pulled tne signal wire, and
through the "peaking tube told the men in
the engine house tnas a Tire was on in
tbe elope. Then, while outside assistance
was being summoned. Simpson ltenet! to
alarm the nwu off in the far workings.
Nineteen or these were reached and hur
ried out through the slratfc, about 1 U
feet away, but the men in the distant
part of the Diamond vein Could not !ie
reaches!, aecause of Uie overpovern.g
Cntef Hi. key aud wine of the citv fire
department weie early on hand. Tbe thief
led a force of nine firemen down the "Jul e
wiKi a. lino of hose to extinguish the
flames They bad gone a short dist autre
"rlien the sTifrocatiug siiMke forced a retreat-
Foreman Gorilou wasovert-ome and
fell behhrl. He was misred when tho
party reHt-hed the slope. A party of v fr
uiite-"ts f-Mrped in to rescue lum. lie w.t-n
earned out unconscious and some tin.e
elapsci' before he revived
By 1'io'citiek thefire bad almost t.un.ed
itsif jut and tbe firemen ileM ended into
the mine They louml that nine of Hit:
men had bten suffocated.
A HU'- FATAL LEAP.
UJimiiHjd rll'aJ:-1 a Painted Slty-
Jij-ht Thinldnir Xt. -.Vie, Tin.
Jlaltnwi"c, On. 30 -The play at ti.e .in
Oitorium Theatttwaa bright to an b , 1
class tSds afternoon through a fatal act t
dCnt. it is the custom of patrons of taistbeater
to'-vhat the roof gardea during the mte.
irtlsslon between theseexul and third acts.
A number ot boys, among whom was Mos3
WIesetifeld, the twelve-year-old ion of
David AVieseiifeld , secretary of the Balti
more Lodge of Elks, went up u the io.f,
wltfch is equipped witn promenades, danc
ing floor, and other adornments.
The pavilion is several feet above tie
level or tbe roof, in the center of wl.ica
is a gtass skylight. This is painted Wiite
aud rese-raWes a sheet of lead-colored Ma.
The glass is divided from the other par's
of tbe roof by plants and a railing wbuh
surrounds the dancing shed.
Young Wlesenfeld and bfc compaDt'-ns
were engaged in play, and he leaped over
the railing upon wliat he supposed was a
tin roof. Fe rtruck the gla, Instead, anl
shot ilr.vru over lorty feet into the tjat
He strucK Uie piano in front of thestagij
and tnen rolled oyer into tlie part set
aside for the musicians. The audience
was horrific 1 at the sight of a slea'ler
form f albng through spues with accompany
ing crasninsr of glas-i
Wie-senfcld struck upon his hedd and died
an hour later.
CHASKD BY INDIANS.
Deputy Gnuie AAnrdeu.- Have a Fic:ht
AA'itlt the TJtes.
Denver, Col., Oct. 30. -A special frum
Steamboat Springs, October 29, via Wol
cott, October 30, says:
"Special Deputy Game Wardens Jack
White and Amos Bennett, who were sent
out to warn settlers to beware of hos
tile Indians on Tuesday, were chnsed by
twelve Indians for a distance ot over two
miles, and finally abandoned their horses
and sought shelter among the rocks near
'As the Indians came up firing. White
and Bennett returned the fire, killing
Rattlesnake Pete, a Ute snlirtiief, and
another Indian. The other Utos hastily
"Deputy Gable, who was reported killed
by the Indians jesterday, has turned up
He abandoned his norse and hid in tha
brush of Bear River. Slwrift NimanntOf
Routt county, nas joined Deputy Game
Warden Wilcox with forty armed se&tlers."
'HAD AMT3K1CAN SP1RITV'
Sir Charles DilKo Thinks. It. Has
London, Oct. 30.-Sir Charles Mike,
the well-known Radical member of Par
Ilamenr, rur tlie Forest of Dean division
of Gloucestershire, addressing a. big meet
in? at Newcastle this week, snid he bad
hlthprto never believed in tne expbittered
feeling here bet.Hcon capital and la'xir, or
that capital oppresses labor "as it dues m
America."' v -
But be s-u,i recent events showed the
''uprWngof the lad American spirit here,
particularly in the shipbuilding and ea
FOOTBALL PJLAYEH A11IUJSTED.
Charged "With Forgery He Admits
Kansas City, Mo.. Oct. 30.- Boss Fisquss,
head coach and right tackle ot the Uni
versity Medical College football team was
arrested last night on the charge ot forgery
The arrest was made at the reipiestot the
sherlfr of Columbiana county, Ohio.
Ross right name H Alexander W-Steven-son.
He cam- to Kansas, City two, mouths
ago. phiitmutrhis home wasln Pittsburg, Pa.
The members of the team, who had fuR
conflden'-eiu Fiscus.-t weredumbfbuiideiluG
his arr-. Fbituss admits he Is the man.