Newspaper Page Text
VOIi. Ii. NO. 21.
KOCK ISLAND. Ililj., TUESDAY. OCTOBER 30. 1900.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
Thirty Speeches in One Day
and Still in Grand
AND MAKING MORE VOTES
In Democratic Leader's Tour
of New tfork State Yes
terday. ROOSEVELT IS ASSAULTEO
Xcw York, Ort. .".. "An.l I nm
fo-llnjr t.lr.-illc well. I thank you."
Till: v:is 'oln'l Itr.vnn's response
when told l;ist liijiht tliat lie had made
thirty spe-cht-s durin? Jhe day, mid
tliiM broken li is unn record for sjiccch
makin?. As a rule tin- speeches were
not so Ions as on most nrca-ijns, but
they exceeded in number ly nine or
if n those of it 113- previous day during
the present ca mp.-i l;:ri, and ly three
tin- highest number made in the cani
Vaiu in any oni' day in IVm;. Itcxiu
i:ln;r at Kainbrid;re, in tin interior of
the state, at !) a. in. In1 spoke in sue
cession at Sydney, I'nndllla. Onconta,
Otcjio. Sehenevn. b!eskill, Yoor
heesville, I ti l.i iisni). ICavena. 'oxsaekie,
'atskill. Sa liberties. Kingston. High
lands. .MarIIoinuli. 'riiwall. High
land Kails, 1 la versl ra w. West Nyack
iinl Little Kerry.
In New- York city he made one
jM'tM-h. at Hamilton I'l-h Park on the
r-ast side, and in Itrooklyn during the
nitrht he made eiclit sjicechcs. making
thirty In all for the day and nlslit. The
day's tour wan tirsr aloii Ihe head-w.iii-iK
of the Siisipii'lianii.i river, and
tliMi lurk through the f'atskil! and
down tin MiiiNimi on the west side of
that rlvw to Weeha wkn: thence across
tin- river and across Manhattan island
t Itrooklyn. -11 th xiMft-lii's e.-ept
York, the exception beinir that of Lit
tle Kerry, which Is In the state of Now
.Mrs. P.ryan accompanied her bus
Kind durlntr the day. and she received
idmost as much applause as he did.
v. hen shi' appeared tn'forc the crowds
jis-iiiM'd t ln ar him. She was also
presented during th day with many
handsome bonnets of roses and chrys
anthemums, lion. Klliot linnforth
and Mrs. I Mnfi-rtli v-cre also alxtard
the train durini.' tin' day. As a rule
creator enthusiasm was manifested
than at sinall'-r places on P.ryan's first
tour of the state, and t lie crowds were
generally l.ire in proportion to the
population. Of the day meetings Kings
ton was tin liiniresf. as it was one of
the most enthusiast;-. Ha v rsira w and
Wi-st Nyack also received Hryan must
ltryan last niirht brought to a close
his elect iynccriiiir work in the present
campaign in llreater New York. Tlie
last speech was made to the Hebrews
f the east side. In tuany resp'cts this
was one of the most remarkable meet
ings 4f the campaign. AYithout the
tireworks which attracted the crowd
to the Madison Spiare patherinss.
with the knowledge that the vr'i'h-n-tial
candidate would not speak more
than ten or fifteen minutes. 1 litn-rowd Is
estimated to have readied the iiumlwr
of ."Vi.iNm. r.ryan talked only ten min
utes, and when hef coTiclude1. for a
time It appeared as thonirli the speak
ers' stand would lie swepr away o
i:iim of tho pressure tf the people anx
ious to jireet the candidate. Itryan and
Ms party left for HorneHsville at 1:12
A Thfj Seem to lie I iulrtonil by Ihe
Hoodlum, at Flmlrs. Kmplre Mt..
CorniDfj. N. Y.. Oot. o0. The
Koosevolt trty left Klniira curly tliif
inorniiisr- The titst stop vt lnndt
liere at f;o0. Stops will lie numerous
todaj, the tour cudiu at Rochester
Klniira. N. Y.. Oct. For Hie fi.;.;
time in New York s;ate Theotlore
HiKisevelt was assaulted on the streets
of Klniira last nifjlit on his way to the
places of meet in?. He was in a car
riajre with ex Senator Fassett. and at
several points aloli.? the route was
pelted with e.K.s and vecetablrs ai.d
greeted witli the vilest epithets. He sat
in dinitied silence while the police
Kiiked on quiescently. The campaign
club from Coruin? was also asault-d
persiiially. and a bitter tiuht ensued.
In the places of meeting the j;ovrnor
had no interruptions. After it was
over In- said: "It was nasty conduct;
tho (imiliii t f IkkhIIiiius."
TUrrv Wi-rf lllhrii at fUmira.
governor Kcnisevclt finished the first
day of his second campaign in tula
state by an invasion of the home of the
I enioci a!io candidate for trovernor.
lion. John I'. Stanebtield. At Ithaca
the governor's icct'ption was ot a '
most friendly, nature, and be paid a
compliment tone of the college men.
to do as he had generally done at other
...... miio a iT-snii-ii niiiil unon
the Taiuuiany leader. In bis hour's
Teef-h he did not mention the name or
Croker. At Yannetten lie made a short
address. His welcome at KImira was
a great political demonstration. There
were nearly 1,000 Itouffh Il'.ders and
the Kyceum an(l New Tlvoll theatre
were erowdel w'ith people eager to
hear the governor speak, and overflow
outdoor meeting were held. Fnlly 20.
OO0 were in town. The povernor at all
three of bl.s stoj. and especially in
Klmlra, devoted himself prineipaliy to
a defense of the national administra
tion. Speak, to the College Men.
- At Ithaca the Roosevelt train arrived
a little behind time and the greatest
enthusia-sm of the entire trip was man
ifested in the city and at the train. This
was due partly to the presence of Cor
nell college students. A trolley ear was
in waiting for the party at the station,
and as it passed down the main streets
toward the metinjr place it had to co
through lines of t-tudents exhibiting tho
wildest enthusiasm. One squad of stu
dents had dinner palls In their bands
and wore blue jumpers. A parade was
formed with three bands and a great
erowd of students. It was aliotit an
hour after the governor arrived at the
stand before he got well Into his speech,
the boys Insisting upon singing college
airs to campoign words and giving
Foraker Talk, at (Irand Rapltl.
Grand Rapids. Mich., Oct. .'. SeDa
t r Foraker, of Ohio, devoted Lis tim
nere last tiiiit to a discussion of pros
perity us an issue in the presidential
campaign. II is toon-was furnished by
the publication in a local Democratic
patier yesterday morning of ail article
by Jerge I'. Hummer, of Holland
Mich., claiming that there was no evi
dence of nrosieritv in the countrv until
.Inly. ISO", when the effects of the big
wheat crop liegau to be felt.
Caller, on the ir-llrnt.
Canton, O.. Oct. ."A Yesterday
bnoughr even more than theusual num
ber of callers to the MeKinlcv home.
They were largely people who called
to pay their resx--ts or to shake hands
with the president. At Allianccu Re
publican mass meeting was held last
night and a let tar from the president
read, "which created a great sensation.
Cold Water Apoolle at Work.
Geneva. N. Y., Oct. r0. 'Woollcy
upoke to several hundred jieople here
yesterday. He said that his party did
not expect to will this time because
those who did N-lieve in the Prohi
bition cause lacked the grit to vote the
FIND LAY ANDERSON
Louisville, Ky., Oct. 0 The Kven-
insr Post todny prints an affidavit of
Findly Anderson, a telegraph opera
tor, upon whose testimony Caleb Pow
ers was convicted o.f complTcity in the
murder of doebcl. in winch Anderson
wears his story told on the stand at
(icorjreto-wn was perjury made at ttnyf
instance, of Attorney Campbell and
Arthur (Joebel. .
ON ALTON ROAD.
St. Louis, Oct. SO. In a collision
between a Chicago and Alton passen-
crer and freight traiDS on a curve near
Mitchell, 111., today George W. Cor
son, man clerk oi iiiooiuington, was
killed ami Engineer Webster prob
ably fatally injured. Fireman George
rentage and Mail Clerks U Durham
and J. V. Murphy, ail of IJloomin-
ton, and llliani Stewart, of Chicago,
and Ii. P. Hines, Normal, were seri
IS NOT SICK.
London, Oct. 30. There is no truth
in the report that iucen Victoria is
ill, though, naturally, she is alTected
by the death of her grandson, l'rince
LANDSLIDE TO BRYAN:
SO SAYS GROVE R CLEVELAND.
Philadelphia, Oct. :0. The Times
prints the following special from
'rinccton, N. J.:
"Grover Cloveland, former presi
dent, in an interview with a represen
tative of the Times today, predicted a
landslide for William Jennings ISryan.
tho democratic candidate for presi
dent. He advanced several reasons
for this. The great democratic states
man fought shy of any reference to
the political situation. He urged that
he no longer takes any active interest
in'politics and is content to quietly
loot on. Then the conversation
turned to the conditions in the west
and alter a little reminiscent talk Mr.
My vouag man. vou will 9ce a
landslide for Urvan the morning after
election. Of this I am confident.'
To this Mr. Cleveland's interro
gator replied that the indications, ac
cording to the republican leaders,
were favorable to MeKinley. but he
quickly retorted: Of couise they
are. That is policy. What I tell you
is my private opinion.'
-Tnere was no doubt concerning
the farmer president's sincerity in
his expressed belief, and when asked
what reasons he had for so thinking
-You do not understand the con
ditions. There are elements all over
tho countrv at work which it would
he impossible to draw
. . .
into lice for
j in luc
nr xirv an. ti
place, union labor is
recent Tears that r-
ganization has been a factor
RUINS HIDE THE DEAD
Frightful Explosion an Collapse of
a Chemical House At
NUMBER OF FATALITIES UNKNOWN
Because the Killed Are Under
the Debris of the Build
ing. -New lore, Oct. dU.-Aii night sev
eral hundred laborers were at work
areong the ruins caused by the explo
sion in the building occupied by Tar'
rant & Co. Shortly after 8 the body
of a woman was located under the
wreckage near the Home Made res-
It was feared about 20 bodies would
be found at this pointfasmany women
are said to have been in the building
at the time of the explosion. It is
not believed the list of deal will ex
One hundred and twenty-seven in
iured persons were received at the
hospital, some of whom were dis
charged alter their wounds were
Many missing have been accounted
for. The list of miseing now num
bers about ZD.
The loss is estimated at fl 500,000.
New York, Oct. 30. The only person
known to have been killed in the terri
bie explosion yesterday, at this writ
ing, is a man who died at a hospital. A
list of missing is given out containing
New iork, Oct. 30. The long list of
fire horrors that have occurred iu and
around the city of New York a list
that includes the Itoyal hotel lire, the
I'ark place disaster, aud the Windsor
and Hobokeu lires, was added to yes
terday byalireaudexphision that shook
the lower end of Manhattan like an
earthquake, hurled a seven-story build
lag Into the air, and set fire to two
blocks of buildings witli a loss of life
that only the efforts of hundreds of
men who were rushed to the work of
digging away the ruins as soon as the
lire was extinguished will reveal. The
big building of Tarrant & Co., makers
of medicial socialists, .standing at the
northwest corner of Greenwich and
aVjtrru- trccf, and tilled with chemi
cals, took lire in some way that may
never be known at about n quarter aft
er 12 o'clock yesterday afternoon. It
was sixteen minutes after noon that a
citizen rushed into the bouse' of lire
eugine 20, on Chambers street, near
Ireenwleh. and shouted that Tarrant's
drug bouse was on lire. He bad s-en
a volume of black smoke coining from
the Ihird-story window.
Kx plosion Greets Hie Firemen.
An alarm was turned In. Soon aft
erwaru second anil third alarms were
turned in. One lire couiTianv had lust
arrival when a territie explosion oc
curred and threw the entire engine's
crew down the' stairway. 'Die lire
men, realizing the danger of their po
sition, rushed out of the building to the
street. The explosion had filled the
street In front with a shower of fall
ing glass and small debris, which sent
tho crowd which was already gathered
to the opposite side walks, fleeing for
safety, and caused the horses 'hitched
to the engines to rear and try to get
away. Knglneer Hooksherrv was tin-
(fastening the borses and Fireman
IVrown. of the conrpanv. was turning
the safety valve of the engine when
the explosion occurred and covered
tics and it certainly is not favorable
to the interests of capital. The trav
eling men are for Bryan. These men,
who are a small army, are of the
opinion that the republican party is
the protector of corporations and by
the amalgamation of industrial inter
ests many of them have been thrown
out of employment. In the north
west, in Minnesota, in, Dakota and
Iowa, there are many Hollanders.
Sympathy for the IJoers, who are
their own llesh and blood, will induce
them to support Bryan. See if I am
" I have no desire to be drawn into
any controversy over the results of
the election, but if the republican
managers honestly think that Presi
dent McKinlev will be reelected it is
my opinion they are mistaken. They
do not know the situation.'
Further than this. Mr. Cleveland
refused to discuss the campaign. He
said that Mr. Byran is a remarkable
orator and hs a maguetic personality
which is responsible for bis tremend
ous popalaritv. I asked him what
the effect of an oratorical campaign j
is. He said: 'Well, for a man who j
can talk as Bryan does it is a success- j
ful method. For a candidate who is;
not an orator it would be a dismal
"Mr. Cleveland said that in sp'.te of
his political inactivity he had beea ;
sought by representatives of all the
leading papers who were apparently,
eager to obtain his opinion of the ditu- ,
ation. He has refused because, as)
he saivl today, 'I am out of active j
politics." " j
them with a shower of glass. "Both
were Injured, as was another fireman
belonging to the company.
Second KxdIokIod I Still Won a.
Captain Devanney. of the company,
ordered his crew back Into the build
ing again. They were dragging tho
line to the doorway for the second
time when another explosion, more ter
rific than the first came, and the whole
crew was hurled across Greenwich
rtreet. Devanney being so badly In
jured that he was sent to a hospital.
In the1, meantime the other engines
that bad responded to the alarm had
collected and the firemen were busy
rescuing jeople from surrounding
buildings. I- Ire-men had already taken
many girls down the fire escape upon
rhe building, and mon? persons had
been carried down the escapes of the
Home Made restaurant next door and
the buildings adjoining Tipon Warren
Made a Wreck of the Untitling.
The second explosion occurred about
five minutes after the first. From the
accounts of witnesses the building
seems to have leaped into the air, and
In a moment masses of brick wall, tim
bers and stone were falling into the
street. The force of the explosion tore
away the walls of the big commission
Store houses fronting on Washington
street, and caused them to collapse,
falling all at once In a mass of timbers.
boxes and barrels, from which the
flames which burst out from the Tar
rant building like tne neicnmg of a
cannon, ,nt once broke forth. Across
Warren street to the opposite buildings
the flames leaped, setting them all afire
nt once, the force of the explosion de
molishing windows and all wooden
structures about the houses.- In n mo
ment Warren street was choked up
witli a mass of debris and the whole
place was aflame. The great explosion
was followed by half ,?a dozen more
scarcely less intense, and by a count
less uumlier of smaller ones.
SCENE OF GKEATKST CONFUSIOX.
People in tho Ituildlnir ITad Ten 31inates
to Save Their Lives.
Half an hour after the explosion the
streets foiilocks around the fire were
crowded witli fire apparatus with a
score of ambulances, while hundreds
of police were being rushed from all
the lower precincts of the city to form
lines. l-i-om the iiiirning districts a
column of smoke was rising high in the
air, mingled with flames that could
not be controlled by hundreds of
streams thrown upon them. The see
oud explosion carried destruction iu
every direction. That it did not cause
a wholesale loss of Hie was due to the
fact that almost ten minutes' warning
came afrer the first cry ot lire a cry
that was real warning to people who
knew the character of the chemicals iu
the burning building and fully live
minutes occurred between the first uud
minor explosion, which warned every
one within hearing, ami the second one.
The big explosion completely carried
away the elevated station opjiosite and
the mass of masonry that tell with It
broke through the flooring and rfltnost
demolished the structure just below
the building. Immense masses of ma
sonry, jrieces of cornice, great beams,
window casings, and an indescribable
mass of wreckage of very description
tumbled suddenly into the street in
front of the building nil, at once. Tne
force of the explosion below bad
thrown the firemen back across the
street, so that they were not caught,
but ilieir escape from the rain of debris
across the street was almost miracu
Ions. There were ail sorts of miracu
Ions escapes and also ludricous inci
Down in Mecklem liros. ot'les in
the basement opposite the collapsed
building there were H. II. Mecklem
and his brother William, with Frank
Heckenbcrry. a boy; Thomas Ilaekett.
a clerk: another man named Itruce,
and some girls, among them Ellen Van
Deiti and May Duiiklemann. When
the fire broke out $:mi.otn) in money lay
upon the counter. Heckenbcrry was
stationed at the door while this was
gathered together for putting in thfl
vault. The first explosion filled the
place with sulphurous smoke that near
ly asphyxiated eevrylxxlv. The second
explosion blew in the-windows and cut
the tow Mecklems seriously. Hie noy
Heckenberry found the two girls lying
nl a heap, fainted awn v. He carried
them out to a place faafety. The oth
ers, when they camfo their senses,
gathered the money from the floor, put
it In cigar boxes and carried it to Wad-
dell & Co.'s.
In addition to the great number of
Injured who were taken from the ruinj
at the scene of the disaster or from
the immediate vicinitv and carried in
ambulances to the various hospitals, a
great number of cases, some of them
said to be more than triflling. were at
tended to at neighboring drug stores.
The list of injured at this writing mini-
!ors over ion, of whom one w ill die.
one may die, half a dozen are seriously
!mrt and a score severely so. The re
mainder have cuts, bruises, burns and
lacerations of every conceivable va
DEAD MAT XCMllKR OVER THIRTY
Lou of Property Is fl.SOO.OOO A Dorn
Hulldlng Hlown I town.
As the result of the small fire and
the suecessive explosions of chemicals
a dozen building were blown down
and a cor of others lmdly damaged.
The loss of life Is not known, but from
all sources of information it is gath
ered that there are iieriiap the liod-ies
of thirty persons In the rums, though
In-cause of the hot debris and the
slowness of the moving of it, no body
bad been removed up to this writing.
Tite disaster was one of the -most ter
rible that has ever occum-d in tlris
city and rivals the Windsor hotel tire
In Its apiKilling results, though in loss
of property it will be worse. Chief
Croker, of the fire departm-nt, said
last night that the lo is fully Sl.O-HV
The action of the tremendous catas
trophe was more vivid and aful than
tbe city has wen for a long tfuie.
Kuildings fell in on- themselves or top-pb-d
over on others; iron ginlers were
rhruwn yards away, WKtsbing through
Coai'nued on Six lb pW-" '
RUB! AUD HIS STORY
Story Remains, but Ruby Is Sud
denly Missing, and His Cred
itors Are Suspicious.
MAN DONE TO DEATH AT CHICAGO
His Widow in Jail With the Sus
Organize a Union.
Chicago, Oct. 30. South Chicago po
lice oilicials are convinced that the
t trilling story told by A. C. Kuby, a
saloonkeeper at STi4." Mackinaw ave
nue, who was found bound and gagged
in the rear of his place of business Sat
urday morning and said be had been
tortured by robbers until compelled to
tell where be kept his money, is with
out any foundation iu fact. According,
to the story told by the saloonkeeier
two masked gburlars entered his place
while he was asleep. IkiuiuI and gagged
him and prodded him with a knife un
til be revealed the biding place of $oM
in currency and .::k worth of pay
checks which he had cashed for em
ployes of the Illinois steel company
and which the intruders carried away
Was Graphic In Hi Description.
Ruby gave n 'graphic description of
the manner In -which- he bail been as
saulted and robbed, lie exhibited a
number of cuts on bis bands and arms
w hich he said had been inflicted by the
robbers In their efforts to compel biui
t turn over his money. Al ter a care
ful Investigation the police susieetod
that all was not right, and their doubts
were apparently confirmed yesterday
when it became known that Kuby had
fled from the city, leaving behind a
number of creditors. Tho iwlice believe
the saloonkeeper' Imposed upon them
and bound and gajrsed himself after in
flicting the knife wounds, with the ex
press purpose of defrauding bis credi
tors by means of the robnory story.
II ail Dune the Same Trirk llefore.
He owes the l'abst. lirewiug com
pany $."h and ;. A. Gross & Co.,
whiskey dealers, ?:n. According to the
police, and these creditors have seized
tlie stock and fixtures of the place to
satisfy their claims. Kuby disappeared
from South Chicago Sunday and every
effort to ascertain his whereabout has
proved unsuccessful. The police have
received information that on two pre
vious occasions Kuby re-'oriel to sim
ilar tactics with n view of defrauding,
CUICAGOVS DAII.V Ml'RDER CASK.
This Time It In n J'lorlst ami His Wife Is
In tlie County .lait. j
Chicago, Oct. "o. A letter written In
a woman's hand, it is thought, will be
the means of proving that George
Jiolinski, a florist of Jtalinornl avenue.
murdered Anton I.i.l, whose body was
found Sunday in a deserted place in
Clybourn pasture near I- orty-tluru
court. Holinski Is now held at the
West Chicago avenue police station aud
WE IE II
V - -i'vI-vf-i aX
, Rochester, m.y.
-r;h Mm" :rrs"."Xi.r. who is thought to
bave written the letter and of whom
Dolinski was jealous.
The letter reads: "My Dear: I will
have some witnesses for you at such
and such a place aud will see you there
" It is thought to bave been writ
ten after the murder.
When arrest ed Iiolinski's clothes
were wet with blood and marks and
bruises were upon bis person. A watelr
and revolver said to belong to him
were also found near the murdered
man. Th eaceused denies any and all
charges. His statements are as change
able as the weather, and be seems to
have a knack of implicating himself
more each time. I.i.l's widow does not
apiar to be depressed by her hus
band's (leath. and when Doliuski asked
to see her she gave consent.
Explosion of Acetylrne Oas.
Austin, Ills., Oct. :.0. The Interior of
the First Presbyterian church here
was wrecked ami George W. Iitch, a
missionary lecturer from Ceylon, was
Injured, perhaps fatally, by an ex
plosion of acetylene stereoptioon gas
tanks Sunday night. The accident oc
curred shortly after 0 o'clock, an hour
before th oandienee for I.eitcb's lecture
was expected to arrive. Only four per
sons were in the church at the time.
The Interior of the building was dam
aged to the extent of ."fcl.tmo, and sev
eral persons severely hurt.
Tried m Ruse to Work Ileform.
Chicago, Oct. 0. Mrs. Joseph
Miller, of 210 North Pospiaines street,
who tried to Teform her husband by
threatening to kill herself, After
breaking the furniture in her borne, is
now in the county hospital suffering
from burns and shock which may cause
her death. The husband had been
drinking beer with several other men
In front of the bouse, and she poured
coal on over ner uress nun sci il uu
fire. j ..
New Orcanirotton of Formers.
Carbondale. Ills." Oct. JIO. Jackson
county boasts of having one of tlie
most uniipie unions ever formed In the
country. On May 17 a Tanners' union
was chartered by the state, having for
Its object the economic and social bet
terment of its memlters. Since its or
ganization til eorder has grown. Kfforts
are under way to extend the order -into
every agricultural county in the state.
I low a Chinese Holio Hoes.
Chicago. Oct. "0. Pang Gu Wang,
first known Chinese tramp, was lodged
at Huvilson street station Sunday
night. After brewing a cup of tea he
set a small joss upon a box. prayed
for a lime and then went to sleep.
Temple for tlie G. I". O. . 1".
Chicago. Oct. "0. Ground was brok
en Sunday on State street, between
Forty-second and Forty-third streets,
for a temple of the Grand United- Or
der of Odd Fellows, which will be Ihe
first to be erect oil in Chicago.
Cliieaffo Woman Arrested.
Chicago. Oct. "0. Kvangrline J. Ly
ons, charged witli smuggling diamonds
from France by forcing a p-Kidie dog
to swallow tbeiu, has been arrested a I
Star T.ake, Wis. She says slit, lives in
u-a go postofficc clerks are joining'
the Federation of Labor.
Our Stocks are Complete in Every Detail,
and We Want You to See Them Be-
fore Investing Your Money in
Cool Weather Wearables.
We are showing, as usual, a full line of the fam
ous suits and overcoats made by L. Adler,
liros. & Co., of Rochester, N. Y., whose label
is universally recognized as making the best
ready-made clothing in the world. In past sea
sons we have prevailed upon many gentlemen
who were devoted to the merchant tailor to
Make a Trial of This
The results have satisfied us that, in nine cases
out of ten, it is a waste of time and money- to
buy made-to-measure clothes. The "Adler"
garments are made as well, trimmed as nicely,
and fit as neatly; also they cost about half the
made-to-measure price. However, come and
see for yourself. Be yourjown judge.
YOU KNOW US.
Total Official Population of
the United States is Now
INCREASE IS 21 PER CENT
Illinois, Too, Has Consider
ably More People Than
10 Years Ajo.
NUMBER Ot UNTAXED INDIANS
Washington, Oct. 80. Oflicial an
nouncement of the total population of
the United States for 11)00 is 76.29.r.
220. of which 74, (527,907 ia contained
in 45 states representing approxi
mately the population to be used for
There is a total of 124,158 Indians
The total population of '90 wjim
ri3,0i'i9,75(i, a gain of 13,225,464 dur
ing the past 10 years, representing
an increase of nearly 21 per cent.
The Orowlli of Illinois.
The following is contained in tho
oflicial announcement of the popula
tion by states: Illinois in 1900, I,
821,550; in 1690, 3,826,351. Iowa in
1900. 2,251,829; in 1890, 1.911,896.
IN KINGSTON MINE.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Oct. 30. A ter
rific explosion of gas occurred in tho
Kingston ifiine, of the Kingston Coal
company, this afternoon. One man
was taken out dead and 12 others are
iu the mine.
LUCK IN ODD NUMBERS.
Seven Hundred and berf'r ithi I'copla
Hwck From Nuuie.
Seattle, Oct. 30. Tho steamers
Robert Dollar and Ohio arrived from
Nome with 777 passengers and a
million and a juarter of gold.