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Hoods, . Storms and E arth quale o s Destroy Much Property. OVER TWO THOUSAND LIVES LOST. The City of Hoba AlmMt Wiped Out by a Conflagration Which Destroyed 2,280 Bona A Ferry Boat Capsized. Sax Fbaxcisco, Sept. 23. Floods, storms and earthquakes caused the loss of 2,500 lives and the destruc tion of millions of dollars worth of property in northern Japan. The steamer Doric,from the Orient, brought news of a series of catastrophes that have befallen the mikado's realm that are unprecedented in its history. In Oifn prefecture, 4, 300 homes were blown down, and along- the Hiji-Gawa, 400 persons lost their lives. The severest storm occurred on Angust 80. Along the Isatsugawa, 84 lives were lost. The great flood was preceded by a severe earthquake. Then lollowed a down-pour such as has never before been experienced on the islands. The European residents were panic-stricken and sought shelter on the highlands. The Minatoeawa overflowed its banks at midnight of August 26, and the waters inundated streets and fields, sweeping away 300 houses and drown ing 200 persons at Kobe. After 12 hours' work the broken embankments were repaired by sand bags. To make the fate of Kobe worse, a fire broke out late in the evening and, fanned by the high wind, spread over the entire city. One thousand nine hundred blocks, including 2,260 house and 13 go-downs, were destroyed total ly, and ten houses, two police boxes, one fire brigade station, four temples and one theater. The burnt area com prises ten streets. The total damage by fire was 1,000,000 yen. On September 1, in Rokugo district, a terrible series of earthquakes shook the country. Nine people were killed there and more than 40 at Hataya, Senya, Takanashi, Yokohori, Yokoza wa, Nagashida, Shimu and Fujik, where the disaster was especially great. The hills at Senya cracked. Fires broke out here and there. Water flushed out in maoj places and rum blings continue. At Obonia 11 persons were killed. At Kokogu the people killed number more than 20, and houses -overturned about 1,000. A ferry boat at Hiznma capsized and 20 Japanese and whites lost their lives. BANKERS IN CONVENTION. Moneyed AT en from All Over America Meet at St. Loaia Opening Froceedlngs.. St. Louis, Sept. 2i. The 22d annual convention of the American Bankers' association opened in the Olympic thea ter yesterday with delegates present from all parts of the country, repre senting the largest banking institu tions whose initial capital is at least $1,000,000,000. The feature of the session was the address of the president, E. II. Pullen, vice president of the Na tional Bank of the Republic of New York. In the course of his address Mr. Pullen said: We have assembled here on this occasion, coming from the north and the south, from -the east and the west, but we're not divided freographically or by sectional differences. We are proud, even in these troublous times, to call ourselves "American citizens." The American Bankers association, during its 3 years history, has stood for honesty indi vidual honesty, official honesty, national honesty. It has always stood for an honest -dollar, worth too cents, and accepted as such In all the markets of the world. We should oc cupy the same position to-day. and, far from desiring to modify our past record, we should confirm and reiterate with emphasis. Dishon est money, because it is dishonest, attracts the disorderly, lawless and revolutionary elements the socialist, the populist and the anarch ist. The issue to-day is not exclusively honest money, but the very existence of government and the preservation of law, life and liberty are at stake. The banks, especially national banks, have been assailed by the vi tuperation of ignorance and passion. Through he national bank system a market was opened for United States bonds, yielding the money necessary for the prosecution of the war. for the preservation of our union, and a currency provided that has never been excelled for safe ty, universal acceptance at par and imme diate redemption. litmnate banking facili ties, national banks and their circulation, and substitute dishonest money as the vehicle of trade, and financial chaos would speedily re sult. Cotton and eereals could not be pro duced if produced could not be marketed transportation would be paralyzed, the wheels of industry would cease to revolve, enterprise and development be checked, and the whole land plunged into ruin and misery. Air. Pullen called attention to the abolition of days of grace in several states and hoped that, with the co operation of the bankers' associations during the year, it might be announced at the next annual convention that days of grace had been abolished in -every state ia the union. He said also that uniformity in all commercial laws and usages in the different states was desirable and cited examples of in iquitous disparities. The report of the secretary saya that the close of the year 1896 shows the largest membership in the history of the association. Since September 1, 1895, 646 members have been added to the list and 47 lost, a large proportion -of the latter having either assigned or liquidated. Huband off Mrs. P. T. Banam Dead. Washington, Sept. 23. A private telegram received by United States Treasurer Morgan states that Callis Bey, husband of P. T. Barnum's widow, died yesterday at Constanti nople. "Daa Quia." Arrested for LlbeL. Washisgtos, Sept. 23. A. A- Lewis, "well known in the west as a newspaper -writer under the name of "Dan Qoin, was arrested on the charge of criminal libeL The complaining witness was Prince Ytnrbide, whose name appeared In the New York Journal, tangled up -with a woman and a valet. Post Offlia Burglary. . Visit A. I. T., Sept 23. The post of--fice at this place was robbed. The safe door was blown off, and $30 in money, ten registered letters, and about $700 in stamps secured, GOLD IMPORTS. They Are Caand by tka Balance) of Trada Being; In Oar Favor. Washtngtoh, Sept. 19. "The present inflow of gold to the United States is the result of natural conditions. The balance of trade is now in our favor, and the prospects are that it will re main so until the cotton crop is moved, if no longer. This was the statement of Assistant Comptroller of the Treas ury George M. Coffin yesterday, when asked to account for the large ship ments of the yellow metal to this coun try. He continued: The August statement of the bureau of sta tistics, covering the imports and exports of merchandise, gives the best possible explana tion of the large imports of gold. The increase of more than 12,630.000 in merchandise ex ports and the decrease of $21. 00,000 in mer chandise Imports, as compared with August last year, provs that the movement of gold to this country is the result of natural condi tions. The trade balance m favor of this country in August amounted to more than tl9. 000.003. In addition to this we have exported a large amount of silver bullion, which must be paid for in gold, and in the same time the sale of American securities by foreign holders has been trifling, while the tide of American tour ists is setting toward the United States, and with their return the spending of tourists' money abroad comes to an end. It is not sur prising, therefore, that upwards of M.00J.0t0 gold has already been imported, and that more than 8.0JO.OJO more is now on the way here or under engagement for importation. The demand for money in New York now is very great, and one of the great needs of it is to move the cotton crop of the south, which is, at a rough estimate, worth (300.000,000. In or der to move this crop the traders in the in terior towns must have r-ady money, and New York banks have to import gold to meet the demand. The reason why the premium put by the Bank of England on gold does not stop the exportation of the yellow metal from that country is that money there is very cheap, be ing advertised at less than two per cent, a year, while here six per cent, is easily obtain able, and seven per cent is often secured. The problem of where the gold already imported has gone is puzzling financiers It is thought that a part of the imported gold has pone into the vaults of the trust companies and savings banks. A conservative estimate of the gold hoarding since the nomination of Bryan is 120,000.000- THE CANTON RALLY. Over 100,000 People Attend the Meeting at Maj. AIcKinley's Home. Canton, O., Sept. 19. The formal opening of the campaign was inaugu rated here yesterday. Railroad men claimed at noon they had hauled 50, 000 people into Canton. Seventy-five train loads came. State Republican Chairman Charles Kurtz last night es timated the crowds present on the streets in the afternoon parade, at the big tent meeting, and about the Mc Kinley home at 100.000, and far ahead of anything in Ohio's history. Maj. McKinley rode in a carriage with some of the speakers dnring the first parade. The regular programme in the after noon included Gov. Bushnell's intro duction address and speeches by Sen ators Cullom and Thurston. In the evening Gov. - Bushnell spoke briefly and Gov. Hastiugs, of Pennsylvania, and Congressman Me- Cleary, of Minnesota, made addresses. Before the parade dozens of delega tions, headed by their bands, marched to Maj. McKinley's residence. Among those to whom he spoke were the Co lumbiana county people, the Pitts burgh delegation, headed by the Amer icus and Tariff clubs, and the Colum bus Buckeye club, acting as escort to Gov. Bushnell and Supreme Judge Shauck. Maj. McKinley thanked the members of the different delegations most cordially for their visit. ALBATROSS FRYING MACHINE. The First Free Test at Millers, Intl., Was Very Gratifying. Chicago, Sept. 19. The first free test of Octave Chanute's albatross soaring machine, invented and constructed by William Paul, was made at Millers, Ind.. last evening, under unfavorable conditions. While the machine was heavily loaded with ballast so as to prevent it from flying any great dis tance, and was anchored by four ropes, each 200 feet long, the three point which the trial was to decide were de termined in a manner gratifying to its inventor and owner. The flight was less than 100 feet, but the descent and final alighting on the sand were as graceful and even as that of the bird from which the machine was patterned. The trial proved that the machine is per fectly safe, a proof which was the more acceptable inasmuch as it had been asserted that the machine was dangerous and an attempt to fly it would be sure to result in the death of the operator. REVIEW OF TRADE. No Diatinc-t Improvement In Business, Al thourh Conditions Favor It. Sew York, Sept. 19. R. G. Dun Sl Co. 's Weekly Review of Trade says: ' There is still no distinct improvement in business, although conditions favor it. Con fidence slowly rises, speculative buying of ma terials for future use continues, imports of geld do not cease and the Bank of England has not tried to check them by further advances in rates as the weight of the demand now falls upon France. The one industry showing Increase in work ing force is the cotton manufacture, restric tion of output having secured more healthy de mand for some goods. Most of the mills have started or are about to start, though the uncer tainty of the cotton market embarrasses. The iron and steel manufacture is still wait ing for business with nearly half its producing capacity idle, but hopefulness and the specu lative buying of pig iron sustains prices. Failures for the week have been Si7 in the United States, against SIS last year, and 3 in Canada, against 3i last year. Stevenson Will Preside. Washington, Sept. 19. Vice Pres ident Stevenson has informed Secre tary Gardner, of the Association of Bryan clubs, that he will accept the association's invitation to preside at St. Louis October 3. The club offi cials now count upon the attendance of 10,000 delegates. Stove Exploded In Bis Dies Moixes, la., Sept. 19. Shadrick A. McKinney, aged SL, manager of the Des Moines Incubator Co., died last night from burns. While in the officii his attention was called to an oil stove which was acting queerl v. He picked it up and while carrying it to the door the stove exploded. Nana Lavea Ills Stronghold. Ha v asa, Sept. 19. The rebel leader Maceo has left his stronghold in the mountains and is encamped with large forces on the Danes estate south of Pinar del Bio city. An attack on that city wis momentarily expected, TK00PS ON HAND. Trouble at Lead villa Suppressed by the Presence of Soldiers. The Colorado City Practically Under Mili tary Control Five Dead Bodies Fonnd and More Deaths Saspeeted Un easiness Among Citizens. Lkadville, CoL, Sept. 22. Five dead bodies lying1 at the morgue and half .a dozen wounded, with damage to prop erty to the amount of 825,000, are the visible effects of Sunday night's law lessness. It is believed that when all is known the list of dead and injured will considerably exceed these figures. Everything is quiet now. the camp be ing practically under military rule. The fifth name was added to the death list at six o'clock yesterday evening by the discovery of the body of Michael Dougherty on the ground near the Emmett mine, where he fell in the attack of the rioters upon the Emmett while flushed with their victory at the Coronado. There were many people in npper windows and on house roofs provided with night glasses, who in the brilliant moonlisrht saw the attack on the Emmett and the repulse of the rioters. These say that the first vol ley from the mine was delivered at close range, and that the attacking party fell like grain before the sickle. How many met the fate of Dougherty it may remain for time and search of a long abandoned shaft in that vicinity to telL It now seems that the rioters dragged away their dead and wounded. The story of the defense of the Em mett is a thrilling one. Easily accessi ble and surrounded only by a light board fence, it seems wonderful that it was not quickly overwhelmed, its men slain and buildings demolished. But the 15 buckshot found in Dougherty's body, and the story of the fearful ef fect of the first volley from the mine tells how quickly the rioters lost relish for the bloody business. Had this mine been blown up, the great pumps which are in the drain and many other mines would have been destroyed and the ensuing damage immeasurable. Yesterday morning's riot, and par ticularly the attack on the fire depart ment, has destroyed much of public sympathy for the strikers, and this fact was evidenced at a largely attend ed meeting of representative citizens this afternoon. Their proceedings were secret, bnt it is understood that stringent measures were decided upon. Two companies of state militia from Pueblo and Cripple Creek, all under command of Col. McCoy, arrived at 4:50 yesterday afternoon and are now on duty. Gen. Brooks and several other companies arrived during the night. The damage at the Coronado by the burning of the oil tanks, boiler house and machinery is now estimated at 825,000, on which is 12,500 insurance. The houses burned were valued at $3, 000, with no insurance. Despite the presence of troops and the unusual quietness of the streets, there is a very uneasy feeling prev alent, it being asserted that there are 500 Winchester rifles in the hands of the strikers, whose repeated threats against the militia are recalled with alarm. It is the general belief, how ever, that there will be no further trouble, unless the managers begin importing miners. Banks here are closed. The Coro nado mine buildings are a mass of smoking embers. Citizens gather on the street and talk of the wild scenes of Sunday night. It is generally believed that the men who used dynamite and set fire to the Coronado, shafthouse and attacked the Emmett mine have fled to the moun tains and will be seen here no more. They are said to be miners from the Coaur d'Alene country, who were en gaged in the riots there several years ago. It looks now as if the backbone of the strike has been broken by the riot ing, and the demonstration of yester day morning was the final outbreak of the lawless element. The troops sent here yesterday from Denver and other points will probably return home, hav ing received ample assurance of sup port from the vast majority of the peo ple of the place and vicinity. It is be lieved that all bnt the ringleaders of the strike will return to work in a day or two. PARDON FOR BARDSLEY. Freedom Given the Man Who Stole Over a Half St ill Ion Dollars. Harrisbtjrg. Pa., Sept. 23. Gov. Bastings has signed the recommenda tion for a pardon for John Bardsley, ex-city treasurer of Philadelphia. On July 2, 1891, Bardsley was sentenced to 15 years in the penitentiary for mis appropriating over $500,000 of city and state moneys, while occupying his official position. The governor gives no reason for his action, although it is thought his decision was hastened by the fact that Bardsley was stricken with paralysis of the left side on Thursday last. Six Hundred More Victims. Coxstasitisoi lk, Sept. 22. Details received here regarding the massacre at Egin, in the vilayet of Kharput, show that it occurred on the 15th and 16th of the present month. The Kurds attacked the Armenian quarter, killed large numbers of its inhabitants and pillaged and burned their houses. Many Armenians escaped to the moon t ains. The number of Armenians killed was over GOO. Six Men Probably- Drowned. Boston, Sept. 22. The 21-foot cat boat Hebe, of Dorchester, with six men, started out for a fishing trip on Saturday morning, expecting to return Saturday niht, but had not been beard from up to the present time. It is thought that the boat was capsized dnring the severe squall on Saturday and the men drowned. Ban Struck by Ughtnlng, Marixk, I1L, Sept. 2S. The dairy barn of Daniel Evens, one mile north of Marine, was struck by lightning and burned to the ground. With it were lost 18 tons of hay and 10 cows. FEAT OF A HYPNOTIST. Mas Burled for Two Days and Then Bni noted Without Apparent Injury. Lexington, Ky., Sept. 19. John Lawrence Donglass, of Indianapolis, who lias been hypnotized and buried here since Wednesday afternoon, was taken from the grave yesterday after noon at 4:80 o'clock in the presence of a large crowd. The subject was quite pale. His face was warm, bnt the feet and hands were cold. Hypnotist Boone put him into the cataleptic state while he was being lifted from the grave and returned to the city. There were no signs of his bavins' moved. The blanket m which he was wrapped was intact, and the impression showed that the arms and feet had remained still. The unruly crowd knocked a quantity of dirt in on him after the lid of the coffin had been removed, and there was no flinch of the flesh or quiver of the eye. Skeptics on hypnotism are mystified. The spell was not broken until eight o'clock in the opera house, he having remained in what the hyp notist terms the fourth state until that honr. The heart beat was about 40 when the subject reached the city, but was run up to 80. where it stood until the spell was relieved. STORM IN PENNSYLVANIA. Many Buildings Wrecked, Mneh Glass Broken and Orchards ljld Waste. Philadelphia, Sept. 19. A severe storm of wind, hail and rain swept over the eastern part of Pennsylvania last night. Scores of buildings were wrecked or unroofed, thousands of panes of window glass and many sky lights were shattered and apples and other late crops almost destroyed. The storm was the most severe in Ches ter, Montgomery, Berks, Bucks, Le high and Lycoming counties. In the vicinity of Hatfield, Montgomery coun ty, about SO houses and barns were un roofed and two grist mills owned by George Snyder were totally wrecked, together with bis dwelling. All the apple orchards in the Catawusa valley were stripped of their fruit. IT IS FIVE FEET LONG. CI Hung Chang's Note of Introduction to President Cleveland. Washington, Kept. 19. A personal letter from the emperor of China to President Cleveland, which formed the credentials of Li Hun? Chang, has been placed on exhibition in the library in the department of state. The letter is written on a scroll of lemon colored parchment paper about five feet in length by a foot and a half in width, a portion being in ancient Chinese, and part in modern Chinese characters, with the royal red seal, and the emper or's autograph in the center. NEW PACING KING. Star Pointer Went the Three Fastest Heats Ever Made in Competition. Mkdfobd, Mass., Sept. 19. Star Pointer at Mystic park yesterday not only beat two accredited faster horses, Robert J., 2:01 K. and Frank Agan, 2:03 , but paced the three fastest heats ever made in competition, the times being 2:02K. 2:03 and 2:03, an aver age of 2:03 He also lowered the world's record for the fastest heat ever paced, 2:02, as well as the records for the fastest quarter and half, :295 and :59J respectively. Sewall WU1 Not Withdraw. New York, Sept. 19. A dispatch to the World from Bath, Me., says: Mr. Sewall, candidate for vice president, last night answered the cry which has gone up all over the country for his re tirement from the free silver ticket. "There is absolutely nothing1 in' this talk about my withdrawal. The thing is absurd. As for the statement that Senator Gorman or any of the demo cratic managers desire me to retire, or that the party leaders are bringing in fluence to bear on me for that purpose, it is pure falsehood. On the contrary all the pressure on me has been the other way." Religions Riots In Mexico. City of Mexico, Sept. 19. A mob at tacked the American Presbyterian church in Amusa, Calientes, and broke windows and doors with stones. Rev. D. Sharp's house was also attacked. A mob also attacked Morelos Protestant college in the same way Wednesday, breaking every window in it. Several arrests have been made and the au thorities are anxious to identify the leaders. Minister Bansoin has been appealed to to use his best office with the government to secure the punishment of the offenders. Cleveland's Return to Washington. Washington, Sect. 19. It is said at the white house that there is no pros pect of an immediate return of the president and Mrs. Cleveland from their summer cottage on Buzzard' Bay. Unless the weather makes a de cided change for the worse in the meantime, it is not believed that the presidential, family will resume their residence at the white house much be fore the 1st of Kovember. Snch was the president's purpose when he start ed away on his vacation early in Jane. World's Bicycle Record Lowered. Nxw York, Sept. 19. James Michael, the Irish wonder, smashed all the American records for one hour's com petition paced race yesterday after noon at the first annual circuit meet of the Quill wheelmen at Manhattan Beach. , Twenty-seven miles and 1.690 yards stand to the credit of the foreigner for one hour. Frank Starbuck, of Philadelphia, was only 30 yards behind him at the fi n isil . Ka Sliver for Senator Smitfe. Long Branch, N. J., Sept. 19. United States Senator Smith publishes the an nouncement that being' unable to rec oncile his views with the platform of the democratic national convention he will resizn from both the state cam paign committees. Sweeping; Choctaw Disfranchisement. Antlers, L T-, Sept. 19. A bill was agreed upon by the Choctaw council to disfranchise all white intermarried citizens who were married here since 1873, all of the Choetaws who lately came from Mississippi and all adopted freedmen. MORE TROUBLE FOR SPAIN. Oamlatakuble Sign at mm Uprising- There from the Cnrllat Party. Madrid, Sept 18. There are unmis takable signs in Carlist circles that Spain may have soon to face serious in ternal troubles as well as the upris ing in Cuba, the Philippine islands and possibly Porto Rico. The Carlist deputies, early during the present month, took a determined stand against the adoption of the chamber bill providing subsidies for the Spanish railroads. They claim that the money thus appropriated could be better em ployed in Cuba than elsewhere, protested against the whole policy of the governments financial and political, and thereby placed them selves on record before the people as being opposed to all the ills complained of by the suffering masses of Spain It is more than likely that a serious re verse to the Spanish army in . Cuba would be followed by an outbreak of the Carlists, who are admitted to be better prepared than ever before to take the field with hope of success. Don Car los, through his marriage to the Princess de Rohan in 1894, was enabled to command a larsre fortune, and there is no doubt that this money and other funds for a long time past have been nsed to prepare for another attempt to place King Charles VIL on -the throne of Spain. If Spain loses Cuba, which seems more than likely, the Carlists claim that the downfall of the present regency will follow immediately, and that Charles VIL will be triumphantly placed upon the throne with little or no trouble. TO OPPOSE FREE SILVER. Koted ex-Union Generals Will Make a Tour of the Country. Detroit, Mich., Sept. 18. The route of Gen. Alger's party, composed of ex officers of the union army, who are to make speeches in various western states for the purpose of influencing veterans in the interest of the gold standard, has been agreed upon. Tbey will travel in his private car and will be Gen. O. O. Howard, Gen. Daniel E. Sickels, Gen. Franz Sigel, Adjt-Gen. Thomas J. Stewart and Corporal Tanner. The first stop will be made at Chicago, where a meet in? will be held in the Auditorium Monday night. The next two days will bo devoted to Wisconsin; Septem ber 24 and 25 to Minnesota, September 25 to 28 to Iowa, September 29 and 30 to Nebraska, October 1, 2 and 3 to Kansas, October 6, 7,8 and 9 to Illinois, Octo ber 10, 12 and 13 to Indiana, October 14 to Louisville, Ky.; October 15,16 and 17 to Ohio, the weeK beginning October 19 to Michigan, It is probable that the party may stop at St. Louis October 5. NEW. YORK DEMOCRATS. John Boyd Thacher for Governor The Chicago Platform Indorsed. Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 1& The dem ocratic party of New York, in state convention yesterday, adopted the fol lowing resolution: The democratic party of the state of New York, in convention assembled, unreservedly Indorses the platform adopted by the demo cratic party at the national oonvention at Chi cago on Juty 7, 1893: cordially approves the nominations there made: pledges to William J. Bryan and Arthur Sewall- its hearty and active support, and declares as its deliberate judgment that never in the history of the dem ocratic party has a platform been written which embodied more completely the inter ests of the people, as distinguished from those who seek legislation for private benefit, than that given to the country by the national dem ocratic convention of 1896. John Boyd Thacher, mayor of Brook lyn, was nominated for governor and Wilbur F. Porter for lieutenant-gov e-nor. ARE THEY HOLMES' VICTIMS? Human Bones Turned Up Xear the V ormer Home of the Murderer. Chicago, Sept. 18. In the dense woods between North Evanston and Wilmette, a grave has been found full of human bones. Several bones and a skull, supposed from its size to be that of a woman, were found. The spot is only a few rods from the house in which H. H. Holmes lived at Wilmette, and it is thought by the police that the bones may be those of some of his vic tims. The bones had evidently been interred within two years, and were apparently placed in the grave without a coffin. No clothing of any sort was found. From the sizes of the bones, it is thought they must be from several people. OKLAHOMA'S CELEBRATION. Third Annual Anniversary of the Opening of the Cherokee Strip. Pkbbt,- Ok., Sept. 18. Wednesday, 80,000 people in the Cherokee strip, or Cherokee outlet, celebrated the third anniversary of the opening. Septem ber 10, 1993, a strip of land 60 by 300 miles was opened to settlement, and to-day no less than 80,000 people in habit this land. All the towns, with an aggregate population of 20,000, found in this strip of land have all evi dences of prosperity found in old states. In nearly every town in the strip people celebrated the opening, and many speeches were made. SAVED BY HIS PET DOG. Faithful Animal Arouses Its Sleeping- Mas ter Just in Time. Oakland, Cat., Sept. 18. That James Feenan, a well borer, who resided alone in a small cottage at Berkeley, was not burned to a crisp last night is due to his pet do? Dell. . About two o'clock in the morning fire broke out in the adjoining room and the dog' by its frantic howls and frantic tugs at the bed clothes awakened its master, who was already surrounded by flames. In escaping from the house he was seriously burned. Xfo Speeches f roi Chicago, Sept. 18. Ex-President Har rison has asked the national republi can committee to make no appoint ments for him to speak. His time ia too much taken up with his private af fairs to permit him to make eampaig-n speeches, according' to a letter ceived from his private secretary to day. Double Fatality in m Sanaa. "Victor, CoL. Sept. 18. Pan McLeod and Frank Led better were killed yes terday by an explosion in the Inde pendence mine. They drilled into ta blast that had failed to go off. KANSAS PROHIBITIONISTS. ftamor That Both Factions will Cult na mm Antl-MorrlU Ticket. Fort Scott, Kan., Sept. 19. It is au thoritatively stated'- by those inter ested in the movement that the heads of the two prohibition state tickets arc to be withdrawn and a new candidate nominated, who will be expected to draw anti-Morrill republicans. He will possibly be Rev. R. P. Hammons. pastor of the Methodist church at Baldwin City. In this city,- Presiding Elder J. E. Brant, of the Fort Scott district of the Methodist Episcopal church, Rev. Mr. Dnrburow, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church. Bev. A. E. Kepford and other influen tial churchmen, are cornizant of the move, and are daily expecting the an nouncement of its completion. The withdrawal of the prohibition candi dates will be the first sten. BEQUEATHS HIS CORPSE. A Doctor Wh-a Believes a Dissection of Hie Body Will JBevead Secrets Unknown to Science. Argentine, Kan., Sept. 19. Many men have sacrificed their lives for science, but few have given their bodies to the cause. That is what makes the last- will and testament of Dr. L N. Foote, of this city, a docu ment both rare and unique. It will be formally published in the next issue of the Kansas City Medical Index, and embodies an offer of his body after death to the medical society or college) that guarantees to carry out the provi sions of his remarkable wilL Dr. Foota believes that his physical organism will reveal secrets at present unknown to science, and in his self -expressed devo tion to humanity he makes the bequest of his body for the purpose of dissec tion. THEY FAVOR RESUBMISSIONS gf" Mystic Brotherhood Secretara Claims to Have Many Replies. Wichita, Kan., Sept. 191 The secre tary of the Order of Mystic Brotherhood declares that of 78 out of 125- legislative candidates 64 have declared for thee resubmission of the prohibitory amendment, 8 are doubtful and are opposed. Of 31 out of 40 republican senatorial can didates 25 are for resubmission, 4 doubt ful and two opposed. Of 29'pODulisfc and democratic legislative candidates reported 12 are for resubmission, 10 doubtful and one opposed. Of 11 popu list and democratic senatorial candi dates reported 4 favor resubmission, 0 are doubtful and 1 opposed. MIDDLE-OF-THE-ROADERS. Farmers to Be Especially Worked Withv Topcka to Be Headquarters. Topeka, Kan., Sept. 19- Abe Stein- berger, of Girard, is here working vig- orously with his populist associates for" the nomination of Watson electors. Printed petitions are to be sent out over the state, away from the cities, as it is desired to make it appear that the movement is backed by the farmers. The secretary of state has ruled that 500 names will le sufficient for the nomination of the whole ten electors. The list of electors has not been com pleted. Tbey will be selected with, great care. It is said that the new ticket will contain the names of three- members of the last legislature. The middle-of-the-roaders will conduct their campaign from here. They have chosen John F. Willitts as chairman. and Abe Steinbereer as secretary. TOPEKA'S REUNION. Soldiers from the Army and Nnmeroos Bands of Music Will Be In the Parade. Topeka, Kan., Sept. 19. It is defi nitely settled by orders from the war department at Washington that two regiments of the reerular army will participate in the great parade at the- old soldiers" reunion in Topeka, Oc tober L Eight .companies of the in fantry stationed at Fort Leavenworth will march from there, and eicrht com panies of the cavalry stationed at Fort Kiley will ride from that post. In ad dition to these, eight companies of tho Kansas national guard will take part in the procession. More than 30 Kany sas bands have already entered for the; band contest, and fire companies from 16 Kansas towns will contest in the firemen's tournament. Old Soldiers, at Ottawa. Ottawa, Kan., Sept. 19. A large) number of the boys in blue are attend ing the reunion of Kansas veterans in Forest park, the following Kansaa regiments leinsr represented: Second, Fifth, Sixth. Seventh, Ninth, Eleventh. Twelfth, Fifteenth and Sixteenth. Last evening a general campfire was held in the tabernacle and speeches were made by Col. Cloud, Chaplain. Fisher and Col. Jenkins. T inputs' omen la a the Soldier Tlnmo Deavexwobth. Kan., sept 19. Two contracts for buildings at the eolditfrs home are soon to be awarded one for the construction of a ward for insane veterans snd the other for an amuse ment ball. Gov. Smith said the balL wonld be furnished with pool and. billiard tables and a bowling alley. ' Saata F Men May Go to Cuton. Topika, Kan., Sept. 19. The first Kansas delegation to visit Maj. Me Kinley at Canton wilk te from the Topeka shops of the Atchison. Tootle Sl Santa Fe company, providing ar rangements can be satisfactorily com pleted. A Psnper Inherits Money. Liscoln, Kan., Sept. 19. John A. Dane, an old man who has been in the Lincoln county house for f-everal months, has fallen heir to 2,000 at Rockport, Ind. Swallowed m Set af False Teeth. . Ottcmwa, la., Sept. 19. Rev. T. W. Russell, pastor of the Second Presby terian church, of this city, died yesier day as the result of swallowing a set of false teeth while at breakfast. After the accident he suffered intensely, and at ten o'clock was stricken with apo plexy, which caused his death in a few moments. ' . A Woman Fatally Wounded. Haknhlal, Mo.. Sept. 19. George Jones shot and fatally wounded Carrie Johnson in an altercation about sue o'clock yesterday evening. Both are negroes. Jones has not been captured.