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THE EVENING BULLETIN
MAYSVILLB, KYM FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1904. .
TWO FATALLY INJURED.
ELECTION FRAUD CHARGED.
A Pitched Battle Between Mountain
eers and Gypsies.
Four Men Were Arrested and Admit
ted to Bail In Denver.
Indications Are That Democrats
Elected One and Itepublicans
Seven Electors in Maryland.
VOTE TUESDAY WAS VERY CLOSE
Entire Republican Ticket With the
Exception of Governor Elected iu
Missouri by a Good Plurality.
Roosevelt's Plurality In West Virginia
Placed at From 25,000 to 30,000
Republicans Claim Dawson's
Electlqn For Governor.
Baltimore, Nov. 11. The official re
turhs.htfre up to a late hour Thursday
night Indicate that the vote for the
presidential candidates last Tuesday
was very close, possibly 100 on either
side. It is probable that Secretary of
State Oswald Tilghinan will bo called
upon to decide which of the electors
will be entitled to cast their votes in
The board of canvassers in Balti
more city and in the 23 counties of
the state met at noon Thursday. In
Baltimore city the votes cast In the
Third congressional district were
counted but the totafs were not made
public. While Congressman Frank
Wachter was admltedly re-elected, the
vote on the presidential ticket is left
From the official returns thus far re
ceived the indications are that the re
publicans have elected seven and the
democrats one of the electors of the
Returns received from 11' counties
of the state give the republican elect
ors a plurality of 174. Until the can
vassing boards of the several coun
ties and of the city of Baltimore shall
have examined and counted the bal
lots, it will be impossible to say which
of the presidential candidates will re
ceive Maryland's electoral vote.
There Is no change in the congres
sional situation, the democrats and
republicans each have elected three
members of the next house of repre
Eentatlves. St. Louis, Nov. 11. With complete
returns from 9G counties out of 114
tt hand the entire republican ticket
with the exception of governor has
been elected by pluralities of 350 to
15,000. With all but a few scattered
precincts accounted for, the ICth con
gressional district has gone republic
an by a plurality of 102. This result
will, in alLprobabllity, be only slightly
changed either one way or the other
by the returns from the additional
The plurality of President Roose
velt is variously estimated from 10,
000 to 18,000 and his victory In the
state has been conceded by Chairman
Evans, of the democratic state com
mittee, who also concedes the election
1 of the republican ticket with the ex
ception of governor, lieutenant govern
or and railroad commissioner. The
only question remaining to bo defi
nitely settled in connection with the
election of governor is the extent of
the -plurality of Joseph W. Folk, dem.,
whose plurality In 96 counties is 37,
865. Parkersburg, "W. Va., Nov. 11. The
official returns for "West Virginia are
not yet in, but from the returns re
ceived Roosevelt's plurality in the
state is placed at from 25,000 to 30,
000. The republican state committee
claims the election of W. M. O. Daw
son, rep., for governor, by a plurality
of over 9,000. The democratic state
committee concedes his election by
about 5,000. The legislature will be
overwhelmingly republican in both
branches, the democrats only having
six out of 30 senators. The demo
cratic state headquarters were closed
Philadelphia, Nov. 11. Complete
but? unofficial figures received from ev
ery county in the state with the ex
ception jof Allegheny, In which Pitts
burg is situated, but from where a
close estimate has been obtained, show
that President Roosevelt's plurality In
Pennsylvania has reached 494,525,
probably the largest plurality ever
given a presidential candidate by any
state in the political history of the
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 11. Late Thurs
day the fusion leaders conceded the
jc-electlon of Gov. Mickey by a .'plu
rality which will probably reach from
7,000. to 10,000. The late returns In
crease the gains In a material way and
left no doubt of his receiving a sub
Ex-President Cleveland's Hunting Trip
Princeton, N. J., Nov, 11. In com
pany with Dr. Carlton Priest and W.
B. McFarland, ex-President Grover
Cleveland drove tp Rock .Hill, whore
hespent the day. Tho shooting was
good and tho party returned before
dark with 16 quail and seven rabbits.
Somerset, Ky., Nov. 11. In a pitch
ed battle between citizens and a band
of horse-trading gypsies near Alpine,
on the Cincinnati Southern railway,
in the lower end of this county, two
citizens were fatally wounded and oth
ers seriously injured. Several of tho
gypsies fell victims of the skillful aim
.of the Kentucky mountaineers, despite
the fact that they were protected by
the barricade of their wagons and par
aphernalia. The Injured Romanies
were shot In the head or breast, and
their wounds will prove mortal,
The citizens who fell in the battle
are John McKee, Anderson Freeman
and D. Haines. McKee's body was
fairly peppered, with lead fired by the
gypsies from a shotgun. Freeman
was shot three times. The bullets
that .hit him were fired from a 38-cali-ber
revolver. Haines was twice hit,
once .by a revolver bullet and again
by slugs from a shotgun.
Ono gypsy, at least, is known to
have been desperately wounded, and
several others were badly hurt.
' RESIDENCE BURNED.
rwp Women and a Boy Cremated and
a Man Missing.
Auburn, Cal., Nov. 11. The resi
dence of Julius Weber was burned
Thursday night and with It Mrs. Web
er, Miss Bertha Weber and Master
Paul Weber. It Is thought that the
remains of Mr. Weber will be found in
Suspicious looking wounds wen
found on the little boy in the shape
of cuts on the head and a bullet
wound was found in the mother's
breast. There was blood on her cloth
ing. Miss 'Weber's body was badly
burned, but no wounds were visible.
If the husband and father was burn
ed, no one is left to tell the tale, as
the only other surviving member of
the family, Adolph Weber, aged 20,
was ndt at home.
CRITICISEq WIFE'S ACTION.
Woman Commits Suicide and Husband
Dangerously Wounds Himself.
New York, Nov. 11. Because her
husband had reproved her, Mrs. Kath
erlne Green is dead at her own hands
in Brooklyn, while her husband is dan
gerously wounded in a hospital, having
shot himself when he saw the result
of his words w'lth his wife. George
Green had criticised his wife for going
out walking with another man, and,
without saying a word, she shot her
self through the heart. Overcome
with horror, the husband picked up
the .same revolver and shot himself.
The tragedy jvas not discovered until
late Thursday when Green's employer
sent to inquire why he had not coma
" ELECTION IN PORTO RICO.
All Leading Cities Except One Were
Carried By the Unionists.
San Juan, P. R., Nov. 11. Complete
returns of the elections of last Tues
day show that the unionists polled ma
jorities in five, of the seven, districts.
The house of delegates will consist of
25unlonIsts and ten republicans. All
the leading cities of the island except
San Juan were carried by the union
ists. Gov. Winthrop is receiving con
gratulations on the peaceable and fair
manner in which the elections passed
' THE MARKETS.
Flour and Grain.
Cincinnati, Nov. 10. Flour Winter
patent, $5.605.85; fancy, $5,2505.45;
family, $4.454.70; extra, $3.954.20;
low grade, $3.353.60; spring patent,
$6.356.60; fancy, $5.35(3)5.60; family,
$4.p55.10; Northwestern rye, $4.35
4.50. Wheat No. 2 red quotable at
$1.1801.20 on track. Sales: Rejected
red, track, 77 c. Corn Sales: Yel
low ear (now), to arrive, 46c. Oats
No. 2 mixed quotable at 31 32c on
track. Sales: No. 2 mixed, track,
31'c; No. 3 mixed, track, 31c.
Chicago, Nov. 10. Wheat No. 2 red,
$1.17(3)1.18; No. 3 do, $1.121.18; No.
2 hard, $1.111.15; No. 3 do, $1.03
1.10; No. 1 Northern, $1.171.19; No.
2 do4 $1.081.15; No. 3 spring, $1
1.12. Corn No. 2, 5657y3c; No. 3,
54c. Oats No. 2, 29iVjc; No.- 3, 29c.
' Live Stock.
Cincinnati, Nov. 10. Cattlo Heavy
steers, choico, $55.25; no extra on
sale; butcher steers, extra, $4.855;
good to choico, $3.854.75; heifers,
$4.104.25; good to choice, $3.354;
cows, extra, $3.50; good i6 choice,
$2.753.25. Calves Fair to good
light, $C.257.25; extra, $7.50. Hogs
Good to choice packers and butch
ers, $5.155.25; mlxeil packers, $5
5.15; light shippers, $4,S035; pigs, $1
4,7G. Sheep Kxtra,. 14; good to
ohnlce, $a.aB4P3iSft, LambaExtra, $0;
good to choice, ?5,355.99,
NO PEACE IN SIGHT.
Russia Announces That She Will
Brook No Mediation at This
Time in the War.
EMPHATIC . OPPOSITION TO IT.
Hie United States Has Not the Slight
est Intention to Take Any
Steps to Interfere.
Russian Government Is Fully Aware
of the Views of This Government'
and Is Confident This Attitude
. Will Be Adhered To.
London, Nov. 11. Japan, unofficial
ly, has made representations to Rus
sia looking to peace. This a'ctlon has
resulted in failure, and such represen
tations, even privately, are not likely
to bo repeated by Japan.
Washington, Nov. 11. Emphatically,
but with all courtesy, Russia, through
her ambassadors abroad, has several
times informed tho neutral powers
that she will brook no mediation at
this time In her war with Japan. It
can be announced that Russia expects
her wishes will be respected by all the
powers to which she has communicat
ed her views.
Count Casslni, tho Russian ambas
sador, said Thursday night to a press
"I can announce that I have very
good reason to believe that my gov
ernment's emphatic opposition to any
mediation at this time will be respect
ed and observed by all neutral pow
ers." Of the suggestion made In Great Bri
tain that the United States take the
lead In a move for Intervention the
ambassador hesitated to repeat what
he has announced so many times, that
he has positive assurance that this
government, while at all times ready
to offer Its services, has not the slight
est intention to take a step toward
mediation unless Invited by both bel
ligerents. Tho Russian government is
fully aware of the views of this gov
ernment on the subject and It Is deem
ed unnecessary at the Russian em
bassy here' again to announce that It
is confident this attitude will be strict
ly adhered to:
JAPS TAKE THE OFFENSIVE.
Three-Villages on the Left Bank of
the Hun River Occupied.
Mukden, Nov. 11. The Japanese on
Thursday assumed the offensive on
the left bank of the Hun river and
occupied three villages. The Rus
sians, however, attacked, drove them
out and again established their origi
nal lines of defense.
"Vice Adm. Skrydloff' arrived here
Gen. Oku's Headquarters, ,Nov. 10,
via Fusan, Nov. 11. A spirited Rus
sian rittack on an advance post last
Tuesday night was jepulsed after half
hour of musketry Are. The scouting
of positions is progressing. The birth
day of King Edward was celebrated
by the mllltnry attaches Thursday.
The camp was en fete through the
hospitality of Gen. Oku. Prince Na
shimoto, Feld Marshal Oyama and the"
correspondents participated in thQ cel
ebration, which was succeeded by
primitive dances and wrestling
matches. Col. Tuljoch received the
congratulations in behalf of the Brit
ish.' THE AMERICAN MUST SUFFER.
Right of Commutation From Capital
Mexico City, Nov. 11. The legisla
ture of the state of daxaka has ap
proved tho report of tho commission
of justice denying the right of commu
tation from cnpital punishment to
Joha Madden, -an American who killed
Dr. Richard D. King, while the latter
was alighting from a train at Oaxaka.
Tho killing excited indignation in the
English-speaking colony of Oaxaka.
A Shell Causes Havoc.
Che Foo, Nov. 11. A shell on No
vember 6 demolished a land mine at
one of the Port Arthur forts. Between
600 and 700 Russians were killed or
wounded. It is reported that the re
cent assaults by tho Japanese on Etse
Shan fort have been repulsed.
Royal Salute to Be Fired.
Pretoria, Nov. 11. Tho Dutch news
paper Londenvolk announces that
King Edward, through tho local au
thorities, has expressed the desire that
royal salutes bo flrod on tho arrival
of tho late President Kruger's body at
Capetown and Pretoria. '
Well-Known Horseman Dead.
Now York, Nov. 11. Alfred Lake
land, a well-known horseman, died on
Thursday at tho hdmo of his brother,
"mUy" Lakeland, at Brighton Beach.
Denver, Col., Nov. 11. Four men
were brought before the supreme court
Thursday by special officers of the
court on citations, charging violation
of the court's mandate concerning
frauds at the election Tuesday. They
are Thomas Douglas, Thomas Shep
erds6n, Frank Akins and Michael
Doud, who served as election officials.
Tho arrest was based on affidavits of
special watchers appointed by the su
preme court, who swore that the men
caused the "lights to be extinguished
at the polling place where they wero
serving, long enough to substitute
fraudulent democratic votes for repub
lican ballots . as properly cast, and
which at tho timo were spread out
upon a table preparatory to being
counted. Tho men were released on
$1,000 each and their hearings set for
At a meeting of republican candi
dates and party leaders Thursday it
was decided to immediately begin a
contest for the places of all the demo
crats who had been elected In Colora
do on the face of tho returns. An ef
fort will be made to seat all tho re
publicans from governor down. The
matter will bo carried Into the courts
on tho claim that the successful demo
crats were elected by glaring frauds.
A SERIES OF FIRES.
Three Persons Dead, 20 Injured and
Many Overcome By Smoke.
New York, Nov. 11. Three persons
lost their lives, 20 were injured, near
ly a half hundred overcome by smoke
and an equal number are temporarily
homeless ns a result of a series of
fires in various parts of the greater
city Thursday. In nearly every case
the fires were in tenement houses oc
cupied by a large number of families
and at least two of them are thought
to have been started by Incendiaries.
That no more lives were lost undoubt
edly was due to the fact that the
flames were discovered in every in
stance before they had made great
headway and the excellent use made
of saving appliances by the firemen.
Nearly all the fires started in the low
er parts of the buildings and the dense
clouds of smoke which swept up
through halls and elevator shafts
drove the panic-stricken tenants to
roofs and fire escapes.
MARGARET E. HESS' WILL.
Judge Parker, Wife and Daughter,
Mrs. Hall, Made Beneficiaries.
Kingston, N. Y., Nov. 11. Judge
Parker, wife and- daughter, Mrs. Hall,
are named as beneficiaries In the will
of Mrs. Margaret E. Hess, which was
filed for probate In the surrogate's
court here Thursday. Mrs. Hess, who
was a prominent social leader, named
190 beneficiaries In her will, most of
whom receive articles which she priz
ed highly. Judge Parker receives a
valuable decanter and set of wine
glasses, ono owned by her father, the
lato Judge William Cocltburu.
GOV. JAMES H. PEABODY.
He Concedes His Defeat For Re-Elec-tlon
By Alva Adams.
Denver, Col., Nov. 11. Gov. James
H. Peabody, republican, himself con
cedes his defeat. Alva 'Adams' ma
jority over Peabody in the city and
county of Denver is 5,071, and in tho
entire state about 10,500. The report
ed republican majority for Peabody In
tho state outside of Denver Is not
borne out by the returns which are
ftlll incomplete. Peabody was beaten
by 750 plurality in his home (Fre
mont) county, though it was carried
by Roosevelt by 200.
He Has Promised to Visit the Louisi
ana Purchase Exposition.
Washington, Nov. 11. President
Roosevelt has promised to attend the
Louisiana purchase exposition on Sat
urday, the 26th day of November. Ho
made this promise Thursday night to
a committee from St. Louis headed
by Mayor Wells, who came to Wash
ington especially for tho purpose of
inviting him to visit the fair. The
probability is tho president may re
main in St. Louis until the night of
Sunday, November 27.
Threatened' Strike Averted.
New York, Nov. 11. A strlko which
threatened to affect tho mills of the
International Paper Co. In various
parts of the east has boon averted by
an agreement which was reached be
tween representatives of tho papqr
workers and tho company Thursday.
Viceroy Alexleff In St. Petersburg. ,
St. Petersburg, Nov. 11. Adm. Alex
leff, viceroy in the far east, arrived in
St, Petersburg Thursday evening. In
anticipation of his arrival tho Novsky
Prospect was crowded 'with sightseers.
The Annual Report of the Board
of Ordinance and Fortifica
tions Made Public.
DEVICES OFNOVEL DESIGN TESTED
The Iteconunondatlon For the Frbcure-
incut of Medium Caliber Rapid
Fire Guns is Renewed.
Board Also Wants a Reserve Supply
of Ammunition For Large Guns
and Mortars and the Rapid
Washington, Nov. 11. The annual
report of the board of ordnance and
fortifications, headed by Maj. Gen. Gil
lespie, shows that an unusual amount
of experimental work has been per
formed by the board during the past
year. Many devices of novel design
have been tested but no novelty of
real merit has been developed.
The board renews its recommenda
tion of last year for the Immediate
procurement of medium caliber rapid
fire guns for coast defense to the ex
tent of 200 semi-automatic high veloc
ity - 6-pounder guns on pedestal
mounts; 200 semi-automatic guns of a
caliber large enough to fire shrapnel,
mounted on field carriages, and 200
automatic machine guns, 30 caliber.
Tho board also wants a reserve sup
ply of ammunition of at least 100
rounds for the large guns and mortars
and 250 rounds for the rapid lire guns,
as without a sufficient supply of am
munition the coast defense armament
Is useless. An abundant supply of
ammunition for target practice also
Is requested nnd other measures are
recommended looking to the install
ment of range finders, searchlights,
telephone lines and other necessities
of modern coast defense system. The
board submits an estimate of $50,000
to carry on its work next year, which
is only one-half of the present allow
ance. THE CRUISER COLUMBIA.
She Went Ashore In Pensacola Har
bor Thursday Night.
Pensacola, Fla., Nov. 11. The cruis
er Columbia, which is to convey Sec
retary of War Taft and his party to
Panama, went ashore Thursday night
In Pensacola harbor at 8 o'clock, and
every available tug boat of the post is
on the scene endeavoring to pull the
war vessel into deep water. The
cruiser was sighted off Pentacola bar
jiiRt before dark and it was not
thought she would come to anchor un
til daylight. Instead, a pilot was plac
ed on board and she crossed the bar
In sn?ety after dark. At what Is known
as Horseshoe Bend, she left the course
owing to the fact .that some of the
ranges had been destroyed by the re
cent storm. It is expected sho will
be floated without Injury.
ILL FEELING SUBSIDES.
The Panamans Will Celebrate the Ar
rival of Secretary of War Taft.
Panama, Nov. 11. Any 111 feeling
that may have existed between Pana
ma and the United States on account
of differences over the canal zone af
fairs seems to bo disappearing. Pan
amans are preparing to celebrate tho
arrival hero of Secretary of War Taft
who, with his friends, it Is the deslra
of this government, will be tho guests
of the ropublic during their stay here.
AMERICAN COLONY IN MEXICO.
A Straw Vote Taken on the Presiden
Mexico, Nov. 11. The straw vote
In the colony of Mexico City which
was participated In by many of tho
colony demonstrated conclusively the
choice of Roosevelt for president. All
had supposed that tho colony would
go overwhelmingly 'democratic. Tho
result was as follows: Roosevelt, 355;
Parker, 215; Swallow, 13; Debs, 10,
and Watson, 4.
Louisville Tobacco Market.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 11. Tobacco
brought good prices Thursday. Mar
ket steady. Offerings were 144 hhds,
of which 30 were burloy and 114 hhds
dark. Burloy ranged from $7 to $18.75,
and dark sold from $3.10 to $7.40.
New burloy Bold from $7 to $13. Tho
present rains is expected to cause a
big market next week.
Shot the Cider Seller.
Owensboro, Ky., Nov. 11. Because
Mrs. Joseph Daniels protested to Joo
Sumner against his selling her hue
band cider ho is alleged to have curs
ed her. Daniels met Sumner on the
road near hero and at onco fired on
him with a shotgun, inflicting fatal