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Vyl!i 0. TRAINS AND fct'MJAYsi CET
84 East Washington St.
Fresh car Fancy California
Peaches, Pears and Plums.
Prices lower than last week.
Wo are headquarters for
Best lira ml I'nnruke Flour 2 lb.
I.Uff "
rare Maple Syrnp per al
Yne Table Syrup nl ''?
Oat FInkrM. nil kind, li iika. Je
Dairy Ilutter, In tabu, per ll 17c
Dairy Ilutter, rolls ami Prints... UOc
llent Freult Crnrkrra ier . . . !-"'
Qarfn Olive (imrlh 40c per ;t.. -'Oc
Small Pickles (bent quality) per
at 10c
Tomato Catinp, lnrr bottle.... Hie
trashed Java Coffee per lb Jf-
Frenh Ilonsted Rio -."c
lioflnion IIoumc Juvn ami Mocia,
best CoiTee In the city :t.e
English Ureakfimt Coffee -Oc
Largo consignment of new-California
Evaporated Fruit just receiv
ed, cheaper than ever.
t"Money saved by buying from
us. Our customers all say so.
big a- ChaIceIF rm,
Chicago Division West.
Leave-No- 8. 12:15 am; No. 0. 7:10 ma; No. 17.
11:60 am; No. 3. 6:00 pm.
Antre No. la. 3:30 am; No. 10,.0:15 pm; No. 13.
'i.60 pm; a 2, 1045 am.
Chlcaffo Division Kant.
Leave No. 12, 3:45 am; No. 14, 1:10 am; No. 4.
T.Oli am; No. 2. 11:00 am No 18, 3:0U pm; No. 10,
8:33 pm.
AxrtTe-No. 1, 10:15 am; N"o. 17, 11:40 am; No. 3.
4.45 pm; No. 11, 7:15 pm; No. 7, 11:10 pm; No. 5,
12.01 am.
Indianapolis, Cleveland Division.
Leave No. 14, 4:1S am: No, 2, 10:00 am; No. 18,
3:16 pm; No. 1 H 7:00 pm.
Arrive No,? 11. 10 pm; No. 3. 5:13 pm; No. 17.
11.30 am; No. tt&-10 SJn.
St. Louis Division.
Leave No. 0, 7:30 am; No. 17, 11:50 am; No. 3.
40 pm; '& 7. 11:30 pm; No. 11, 11:45 pm.
AtriTe Na 14. 4:0O am; No. Id. 2:50 pin; No. 2,
Ui am; Na 8. -6:00 pmi No. 10, -0:50 pm.
Michigan, Division.
LesTe-Na 22, 6:35 am; No. 2k 11:15 am; No. 26,
6:03 pm.
Arrive No. 21, 3.40 am; No. 23, 2:50 pm; No. 23,
9:30 pm.
Peoria Division West.
Leave No. ,7:00 ami No. 17, 11:50 am; No. 3,
41.03 pm; Na 7. 11:25 pm.
Arrive No. 10, B50 pm; No. 18, 2:50 pm; Na 2,
0:53 am No. 4. 3:35 am.
Peoria. Division East.
Leave No. 4. 6:30 am; Na 18. 3.00 pm.
Arrive No. 6, 10:00 pro; Na 17. 11:40 am.
Note the time of the NEW KNICKERBOCKER
SPECIAL, lea ring Indianapolis at 7:X) p. nt, ilailj:
Makes the ran to Cleveland in 7 hour.
Make ibe run to Buffalo In 11 boars and 60 mln
tM. Makes the ran to New York in 22 v, hours;
Makes the ran to Boston In 2j hours.
Local sleeper to Cleveland nd taroafli sleeper to
New York.
Note alo Feorla Division trains 0 ami 1 0 ran dally,
riauling Warner sleeper In each direction between
Peoria,. mlisinapolls and Cleveland.
Note also Michigan Division trains run independ
ent and solid of Indiaaapoiid Division train, and
Nn 2 and 21 rnn daily.
ssignittea daily.
The Indianapolis Taennerchor
AVI 11 run an eicnmlon to CINCINNATI
C, H. & D. R. R
Saturday and Sunday, SepL 29 and 30,
$2.50 Round Trip $2.50
Special train will 'rnve Fnndny,
T::;o A. II, nnl returning will leave
Cincinnati 10:00 1. M.
Ticket crool on nil train oC
5ntorduy, Sept. UJ. nnil Roud to re
turn nn all trains till Oct. 'J.
For fnrther information call nt
Ticket Olllce, Xo. i: West Washington
street or Inlon Station.
(Lf Uisviile, New Albany fc Chicago Ry. Cu.)
Tin: vnsTinn.R ri'Luuv caii lixu
No. 30 Chicago UrmleJ, Pullman VeatU
Imled CoaUu , l'arlcr i.d DmiugCars.
aly ll:ROa.ni.
Arrive Chio o:;;o p. m.
No. 3i hicao Nlrht Kxpress. Pullman
stitull Co-tchf ami elecier. Ully. 12:35 a. m.
rriv Chicago - 7.40a. ra
No H Momm ActommiMlatHn, rtailj, ex
cept Sundiy 4:00 pm.
"o. "n Vewfibulc, 'aily 3:5. p ru.
2'o y. Vrstibalc. duly 3:25 a.m.
No. V Mmion Acoommodatlon. dully,
escrpt Min lar 11:20 a. tn.
Pui;u:ia VfHtibulrt Sleeper for 'iir.cr' iinli at
e at end Uiilou Mai Ion, and caii bo taken at :S0 p.
m.. ii.iiy.
'or fnrther Information ea!l at Union Ticket Ode.
orner Vliiiifft u acd Meridian streets. Union Sta
tion aud Massachasctt.4 avenue.
I. l. BALDWIN. I). P. A.
Chargro of a Wealthy 3Ianufactnrer
Wlios3 Son Deserted Ilia Wife.
SYRACUSE, N. Y., Sept. IS. Frederick
W. Tenn, son of George Penn, a wealthy
steel manufacturer of this city, was mar
ried a few months ago to one Catharine
O'Donnell, a handsome young woman, and
It was alleged that the bridegroom was
lntoxlcate-l at the time. At any rate, the
young" man disappeared soon afterwards,
and has not returned to Syracuse, and.
Mrs. Penn went to Pittsburg, where she is
staying Ith her sister. Before leaving
Mrs. Tenn began a suit against the elder
Penn for $20f0o9 for the alienation of her
husband's affections, and the detendant has
Just filed his answer. To the first count of
the complaint, which sets forth the mar
riage of the plaintiff to Frederick V.
l'enn, the defendant denies knowledge of
or Information sufficient to form a belief.
OThen he alleges that at the time of the
pretendc-d marriago his son was drunk and
unconlTious of his acts; that the plaintiff,
with other parties, who were aiding and
abetting her, took him In a carriage to a
minister and Induced the minister to per
form a marriage ceremony; that when the
4 young man became sober he immediately
7 repudiated the marriage of his own voli
tion, and that the defendant in no way in
fluenced him thereto. No one appears to
know the young man's whereabouts save
his immediate family, and they will not
tell. An action for divorce was begun on
behalf of the young man. ana a summons
was served upon the wife's attorneys, but
no further steps were taken, the time ex
piring without the complaint being served.
Then, after the wife had vainly tried to
have George Penn and others indicted for
con.-pimcy, the action for alienating her
tuiland8 affections was begun.
Have You Seen Our
Holier .-, " lii i ndows r
xjM have you may imagine tnat it would require
very little effort to help yourselt to a Suit, lie or Overcoat.
You can. help yourself from the interior of the
With equal facility and it will
hardly miss the expenditure.
6.87, $9.47, $11.67 and $14:37
Is the way we serve you with
that were made to soli for almost double the price above
named at
Importers, Jobbers Dry Goods, Notions, Woolens, Etc.
( VA7 holesnle Exclusively.)
93, 95, 97 and 99 South Meridian Street.
Sole Trade Agents in this market for the ARLINGTON COLLARS and
"WATER XYMrir-Xew Encland,
SEPTUNE" Two Hundred Eiebt.
Two Hutitlrrtl Thirteen,
Two Jlniulred Fourteen,
Two llandted Ten.
The best waterproof goods made.
Notion Department.
Are superior in workmanship, insuring neatness;
are of the best rubber, insuring durability; are
modern in design, iusuring style, and at a price in
suring .economy to the wearer. Look for the
"Bell" on the bottom of each shoe.
McKEE & CO.. -
Beautiful Diners,
Luxurious Leather Couches,
High Art Reception Chairs,
Delicato Effects in Marqueterie,
Trunk and Wardrobe Couches.
E-T-CII1EP D R 131 M O X D TO 1111
Charged trlth Lenvlns; Xo llerords In
the Secret Service Ilurenn Itcurd
ints the Search for the Fugitive.
WASHINGTON, Sept. Now that Mr.
Drummond, who was chief of the United
States secret service under the last administration.-
has effected the capture of
Captain Howgate he will be called upon
by the Treasury Department to make some
explanation in regard to certain features
of hli corinection with the Ilowate case.
It is understood that Mr. DrummonJ will
be called uoon to explain why it was that
he left no record in the fifrs of the bureau
about the Howgate case when he peversd
his connection with the secret s:rvic3. It
is said at the Treasury Department .that
Mr. Drummond claimed to be working: on
the Howcate case in June. 1S:3. At that
time the Cleveland administration, having
been in power "over three months, deter
mined to displace Mr. Drummond, who
was a Republican, and give his place to
Mr. Hazen. a Democrat. Mr. Drummond,
it is alleged, represented to Secretary Car
lisle that he was then engaged in efforts
to capture Captain Howgate. and that to
displace him at that Juncture would inter
fere with the apprehension of the fugitive.
Upon this assurance Secretary Carlisle de
ferred action, but after the lapse of eight
months, with still no news of Howcate,
the Secretary concluded that he would
make a change. Mr. Druramond's resigna
tion wJL'i handed in. Sou:i after taking
charge of the office Mr. Hazen had occa
sion to look uo the Howgate case, but it
U said be cou'd find no trace in the files
of the department of anything concerning
the history of the efforts of the depart
ment to capture Howgate. The first im
pulse of the Treasury Department Gracilis
wrs to call upon Mr. Drummond to give
an account of his stewardship In this mat
ter, but for certain reasons it was con
cluded not to mention the matter to him
at that time. In the early part of this
month, the secret service bure.au received
information that Howgate was in New
York, and that he wan haunting a certain
locality. The bureau went to work, upon
this hint, but had not found Captain How
gate at the time that Drummond discov
ered his game. Now that the wholejthing
has come to light it 13 understood that the
Treasury Department will call upon Mr.
Drummond to tell what he may know of
any papers or data upon the Howgate case.
A lesal demand of this kind can. be made,
for there is a statute regulating the dispo
tlon of public papers and documents by
HoiTfrnte to He Token to Wtililnrtnn.
NEW YORK. Sept. 23. Captain Howgate,
who was arrested In this city yesterday on
a charge of embezzling over $100,000 from
the government, was brought before Judge
Benedict in the Unite! States District
Court, In the federal bulldinor. on ftn appli
cation for an order for hra removal to
Washington, where his case will be tried.
Judge Ilenediet akd the prisoner If he
had any objection to being taken to that
city, "and he replied that he had not. Judge
Benedict then signed the order.
At Dudlow-street Jail it was said that
Howgate would not be taken to Washing
ton to-night, and it was a question whether
cost yoa so little that you will
Oassimere aud Cheviot Suits
QirALlTT. siurE.
"ARLINGTON" Kltrhtr.
CUFFS Kaiiivnrn.
Two Hundred and Seventeen.
One ilnndrert,
One Hundred and Ten.
Mail orders given prompt attention.
Wholesale Asents
he would leave the Jail to-morrow, as no
orJer (or hi3 removal had yet been re
A Jersey City Preacher Proposes to
, fctorm the Haunts of Vice.
NEW YORK. Sept. 28. Rev. J. L. Seud
der is not going to be the only imitator of
Dr. Parkhurst. The latest clergyman to
pose as a moral crusader is the Rev. James
Parker, of the Second United Presbyterian
Church, on Hancock avenue, Jersey City.
This gentleman proposes to start a society
which is to be modeled somewhat after the
famous Parkhurst society in New York.
It i3 to be organized in a few weeks. The
Rev. Mr. Parker, in speaKing of the com
ing crusade, said: "The society will be
nonsectarlan and nonpartisan, and under
no circumstances will it enter politics. Tiie
main J object will be to see that the laws
in Hudson county, and especially those
providing for a proper observance of the
Sabbath, are observed. The authorities are
d.ily induced by powerful influences to
close their eyes to certiin things. We will
opea their eyes and give them backbone.
When the forces of vice are daily brought
to bear on an official and nobody opposes
them. It is natural that he should be
swayed and give way to them. Nearly all
the ministers in the county favor the so
ciety and will Join it. All laymen who ate
interested in the movement will be wel
comed. The movement may develop into
one as grand as the one of which the Rev.
Parkhurst Is the head."
Richard Davis, a Check Raiser and
Former, Arrested at New York.
NEW YORK, Sept. 28. Richard Davis, a
crook known all over the country, and now
wanted particularly in Cincinnati, Is In cus
tody. In company with two "pals' named
Bob Bowman and Charles Becker, Davis
went over the country passing bogus drafts.
In April last Davis went into the North La
fayette Dank, In Cincinnati, and presented
a draft to the paying teller for $1,200. It
was drawn to the order of James Camp
and signed by -A. Senior & Son, of Cincin
nati. On the back was an indorsement
waiving identification. The money was
paid, and some days later It was found that
$1,200 had been raised from $12. The police
of every city in the United States were
placed on the case. He was Identified by
his picture, held by the Cincinnati police.
The police here knew that the man while
In New York frequented a house in West
Fourth street, and there he was caught.
Davis was arrested in this city in 1S&1 for
forging a check of VOD on the firm of Har
ris & Co.. No. 11 Wall street. For this he
serve! six years. Bowman, one of Davis's
partners. Is now 'under arrest In Atlantic,
la.- Davis was remanded in court to-day.
tonilnplor nnil Itrakeuinn Killed
COLUMBUS, Miss.. Sept. 2S.-An extra
freight train on the Mobile & Ohio railroad
jumped the track near here this afternoon
and rolled down a high embankment. Con
ductor James Fitzgerald and Daniel Thomp
son, u. colored brake-mar, were killed. ' Four
other members of the train crew were se
riously Injured.
Floarged by a Woman.
COURTLAND, Ala.. Sept. 28. Abe Abra
ham, a prominent merchant, was publicly
eovhIdd her. to-day bv Miss Lucille
Doss, daughter of Porter Doss, sr., proprie
tor of the Doss Hotel. It Is said that Abra
ham made a disparaging remark about
Miss Doss, which reached her ears. Thti
yojng woman armed herself with a cow
hide and proceeded to give her alleged de
famer a flogging that brought blood with
evry blow, and made him beg for mercy.
Abraham was also attacked by a brother
of the young lady, and would have been
killed but for the Interference of the chief
of police, who arrested all the parties.
Insnrance Men May Prosecnte Them for
fctarting- Forest Fires.
CHICAGO, Sept. 2S. President W. J. Lit
tlejohn, of the Underwriters' Association;
of the Northwest, who, in an Address be
fore that organization, declared that the re
cent forest fires were ordered started by
lumber kings, In an Interview stated that
hia charges were based on Investigations
made under his direction. 'These flren
have occurred every year," said Mr. Llttle
john" and it was apparent that there must
be some motive for the incendiarism. Our
company accordingly sent men up into
Michigan and Wisconsin this summer to
make investigations, and they secured sufli
Icent evidence to satisfy me, in my own
mind, that some of the big lumber dealers,
fired the forests In order to hide the evi
dences of their tim'ber stealings. The evi
dence is not sufficiently strong to warrant,
charging any particular men with the
deed3, however. I am Informed that the
States of Michigan and Wisconsin have ap
pointed secret commissions to investigate
tires. Until we know that such Is the case
and what results, follow the work of the
State authorities the insurance organiza
tion will do nothing. There is a possibility,
however, that, in event of the failure of
these commissioners to develop the matter.
some of the insurance unions will take up
the prosecution themselves. I am conflden;
thit State authorities can secure all the
necessary evidence if they try, for th
slight Investigation I have already made
convinces me that there are wealthy lumber
men who should be made to suffer for th
horror and destruction or this year's lires."
Welcome and lieception to the Noted
Temperance Worker.
CHICAGO, Sept. 28. WiKard Hall, in the
Women's Temple, was crowded to over
flowing to-day by W. C. T. U. members,
who had assembled to welcome Mies Fran
ces Wlllard frorr. he trip abroad. The oc
casion was the unveiling of the Chautauqua,
fountain, presented to the Women's Chris
tian Temperance Union by Chautauqua
county. New York, to commemorate the
birth of the union there in 1S71. Addresses
were made by Mif3 Wiilard and other
women prominent In the organization.
The day's exercises were followed by a
reception, 'held at the First Congregational
Church, to-night. An immense audience
was present, and the affair was a notable
one, the celebration being especially appro
priate, as it was Miss WilUrd's fifty-fifth
birthday. The order of exercises were ad
dresses on behalf of the citizens by C. C.
Bonr.ey; the clergy, by John Henry Bar
rows; the educators.by Henry Wade Rogers,
president of the Northwestern University;
on behalf of the Prohibition party, by Sam
uel Dickie, chairman national Prohibition
committee; on behalf of the Catholic Total
Abstinence Society, by W. J. Onahan; the
Salvation Army, by Brigadier Bdward Field
Ing; labor organizations, by M. H. Madden,
president of the Illinois Federation of La
.bor; the colored people, by James Corroth
ers: the National Federation of Women's
Clubs, by Mrs. Charles Henrotln, president.
The Brutal Custom Alnlhhed'by Stu
dents of Princetrm University.
PRINCETON, N. J., Sept 28. To-day
marked the beginning of a new era in the
history of Princeton. The entire under
graduate body. In mass meeting assembled,
voted to abolish the entire custom of haz
ing. This action was a response to the ap
peal made by J. W. Alexander, of New
York, at the opening exercises last week.
Gordon Johnson voiced the sentiment of
the upper classmen when he said: "The
fair name of Princeton has long been dis
graced by this brutal and cowardly custom,
and it has become our duty, as friends of
our alma mater, to abolish it once and for
all." H. O. Drown, left end on the football
team, then moved th&t hazing in all its
phases be abolished. This- was carried
unanimously amid loud, cheering.
W. KM Wife, Daughter' audi Son Arrive
at New York on the Lucania.
NEW YORK, Sept.. 8. Mrs. William K.
Vanderbllt, W. K. Vanderbllt, Miss Vander
bllt and Master Harold Vanderbilt arrived
to-night on the steamer Lucania. The party
was met at the landing only by a man
servant and a crowd: of newspaper men.
Several of the latter attempted to interview
Mrs. Vanderbllt, but were "Unsuccessful.
She refused to answer any of their ques
tions, and the party was driven direct to
the Vanderbllt mansion, at Fifty - third
street and Fifth avenue.
German Pythian Wlll'lVot Secede.
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 28; Since the recent
mass meeting of members of the K. of P.,
held in this city, at ; which actio was
taken upon the matter of the German rit
ual, the various German lodge In this
State have held peparate meetings and have
indorsed the action of the general counsel.
The German members' deplore the circula
tion broadcast of the report that they nt
any time contemplated .withdrawing from
the order, pomething, they said, was never
thought of in Wisconsin. The only thing
they did was to denounce the language used
by Supreme Chancellor Blackwell. and the
Idea of seceding was never considered.
Xof Found by Spirits.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28. Dr. Tynan,
the capitalist who, after a disappearance
for two years, was found by Slater, the
spiritualist, does not believe that Slater
was aided by spirits In finding him. Slater
said that the ghost of Maria Marvin Tynan,
the Doctor's first wife, told him where to
find the missing man. Tynan says that
Maria Tynan was his mother, not his wife,
and he believes that Slater merely saw
him on the streets of Boston and recognized
him as any other man might have done.
Tynan says he does not believe in spiritual
Ism. Fonr .Mine Worker Killed.
SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 21 Two miners
and two laborers were killed in the north
west colliery of Simpson & ' Watkins. at
Simpson,1 near Carbondale, late yesterday
afternoon. Their mangled remains lay be
neath a pile of rock which is ten feet wide,
six feet high and extends for sixty feet Into
the gangway of the third slope of the mine:
The killed are William P.. Mitchell, who
leaves a wife and six children: John J.
Fanning, single; Andrew Claposky, single;
George Barney, single.
American Health Association.
MONTREAL Sept. 28. The American
Health Association to-day shelved the pro
hibition question. The following officers
were elected for the ensuing year: Presi
dent. Dr. W. Bailey. Louisville. Ky.; first
vice preseldent. O.' P. Conn,. Concord, N.
H. : second vice president, It. G. Mendeza
val, of Orizaba. Mexico: secretarv. Dr. Ir
ving A. Watson, Concord, N. II.; treas
urer, Henry D. Hoi ton. Brattleboro. Vt.
The association will meet in Denver, Col.,
next year.
Opposed to Allotment.
FORT SMITH. Ark.. Sept. 23.-Oapt. M.
F. Kennedy, who has been connected with
the Indian agency at Muskogee, I. T.. has
resigned and returned to Fort Smith on
ntcount of ill health. In an interview Mr.
Kennedy says that the outward sentiment
among the Indians is against allotment The
Inaians. he ea.ys. are controlled by office
holders and citizens by. marriage, who are
reaping a harvest under the present gov
Tito Murderer Executed.
PAltlS, Tex., Sept. 2S. Thomas Moore
ana tnigene wks, wnite men, were exe
cuted this afternoon for murders 'committed
in ine maian Territory.
li uinwiiJ mui mn
Gov. McKinley Discusses Effects of
the New Tariff Law.
He Says that While Englishmen Claim
It Has Revived Their Industries It
Has Had No Like Influence Here.
His Lack of Faith in His Own
Government Pointed Out.
Committee Appointed to Notify Mr. Hill
and His Fellow-Nominees New York
Constitutional Convention.
GAL.DIPOLIS, O., Sept. 28. Here, in a
beautiful park on the bank of the Ohio
river, on whose opposite shore rises the
hills of West Virginia, the author of the
McKinley tariff law paJd his compliments
to the author of the Wilson tariff law. It
was a notable occasion. There was a good
sized audience present, composed In part of
West Virginians, who joined as heartily as
their Ohio neighbors in applauding the sa
tirical references to the famous West Vir
ginian who Is at the head of the ways and
means committee of the national House of
Representatives, Mr. Wilson. In. the course
of hi3 long address Governor McKinley In
quired what Industries the tariff law of 1894
created and what existing Industries It had
stimulated, ani said:
"I find answer to my question in the
newspaper dispatches of to-day from Lon
don, furnishing particulars of a banquet
given by the Chamber of Commerce of
Ixmdon to Mr. Wilson, member of Congress
from the State of West Virginia, whose
rug;rcd hillsides I see just over tne river.
Sir Albert Kaye Itollitt. who presided at
the banquet, said that Mr. Wilson's name
had become honored and familiar in ling
land, and that Dondon, In honoring him,
honored ltjelf; that the new tariif law,
while it rrigiit not have realized the as
pirations of its promoters, had already ben
efited England. Furnaces have been re
opened in Wales and Yornshire and an im
petus had been given to tne textile Indus
trie?, 'iiiis will be cneerir.g news to toe
?orIe of the United States, and will bring
comfort to the idle men who for a j-ear
have been, waiting for the American mwls
to reoi -en. Yea nave not heard of any
corrmencial body In tlia United States,
through its spokesman, declaring that tny
industries in America have been stimulated
by thi3 law, whatever benents have gone
to other countries. While the banquet at
London was proceeding the Kdinburgh
Hoard of Trade sent it3 congratulations.
There was a singular absence oi any Amer-
can dispatches. (Prolonged applause.)
"Here is a word of encouragement which
Mr. Wilson himself gave to the gentlemen
of London. He said: 'Our protectionists
have been building defenses to keep you
and other nations from competing with us
In our home marltets. Tne tan ft reformers
are breaking down these defenses.' Taat,"
continued Governor McKinley, "is what we
object to. If we do not defend our home
markets against the products of the cheap
er labor of other countries who will? la It
any wonder that the gentlemen of the
Cn.imiber of Commerce of Jxmdon applaud
ed Mr. Wilson when he uttered such a sen
timent? Mr. Wilson even despairs of free
government, for he sail: Ve are being
rapidly sobered, though unappalled by the
truth forced upon us that of all human
governments a tree government ia the most
complex and difficult, and, judging from
the world s experience, the most uncertain
and short lived' I beg to assure Mr. Wil
son, of West Virginia, that the government
of the United States, resting, as it does.
upen the will of a free people, Is safe and
secure quite as secure as the governments
that are conducted by the titled few, and
that a free people like ours, capable of
governing themselves, and having so dem
onstrated for more than one hundred years.
will be alert enough to see to it that no
Industrial policy shall long continue in this
country that will lower tiie condit'.ons of
its people to tne level or tneir Luropean
rivals and rob them of their dignity and
Work of the Xcvr York Constitution
al Convention.
ALBANY, N. , Sept. 23. To-day was,
practically, the closing day of the New
York State constitutional convention. The
chief bone of contention has been the ap
portionment for future senatorial and as
sembly districts. The Republican majority
claims that the apportionment is fair tc all
concerned, but the Democratic minority
claims it discriminates against the 'large
cities in favor of the country districts and
that the discrimination was unfair to the
Democratic party as a whole. It was voted
to split the bill into sections, though the
sections are not as numerous as the leaders
cf the Democratic minority would have pre
ferred. The measure will be submitted to
the people' In the form of three ballots. The
first ballot provides for the adoption of the
twenty-nine articles; the second for the
apportionment articles, and the third for
the canal Improvement measure.
President Choate appointed a committee
to prepare an address to the people, ex
plaining the work of the convention. The
Dcaioeiats refused to serve and the Repub
licans were finally compelled to prepare
the address without their assistance. The
Democrats assert that they will prepare
an address denouncing the address prepared
by the majority. Tne majority's address
explains that of the four hundred amend-
ments proposed only thirty-one have been
accepted. These amendments provide for
the separation in the larger cities of the
municipal elections from the national and
State elections; for the prohibition of lot
teries, pool-selling, book-making and all
forms of gambling; for the abolition of the
statutory prevision limiting the right to re
covery for injuries causing death to $T.000:
for the prevention of the naturalization of
foreigners during a period of ninety days
previous to a general election; for the adop
tion of the most approved mechanical de
vices In elections; for the establishment of
a sv'stem or registration; for a new appor
tionment of Senate and Assembly districts.
fixing the number of Senators at fifty and
the number of Assemblymen at 150; for the
enforcement or tne principle of civil-service
reform; for the prohibition of the contract
system of convict labor, etc.
Committee of Xew York Democrat
ALBANY, N. Y., Sept. 2S.-Charles R. De
Freest, clerk of the Democratic State con
vention, has appointed the following com
mlttee to wait upon Messrs. Hill, Lock
wood and Gaynor and notify them of their
nomination: James W. Hinckley, chair
man of the Democratic central committee;
Congressman Bourke Cockran, James G.
ueii, tenator Ama.a J. Parke and ex-Sen
ator Charles P. McClelland.
Senator Hill will probably onen the State
campaign in the city of Brooklyn. For
the past three campaigns his opening
speech has been In the City of Churches.
and he will do the same this year. Sen
ator Hill told a reporter to-day that he
had received telegrams of Invitation to
thus open the campaign, and that he had
replied that he would be pleased to accent.
provided a meeting is arranged by the
united uemocracy or lvings county.
La m out Thinks Hill Can Re Elected.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 2S. Secretary La-
mont. when asked to-day about the Demo
cratic nominations In New York and the
general situation as to the gubernatorial
canvass, said: "I see no reason why Mr.
Hill should not be elected. New York is a
'Democratic State and has teen for thirty
years. .Mr. iini is a vote getter, and the
campaign will undoubtedly be an active
one. There may be some men of greater or
less prominence, with more or less of a
fallowing, who will refuse to supiwrt film.
but he will not be concerned about that. He
has bis own way cf making a canvass, and j
will look elsewhere for his votes. He has '
unquestionably looked the ground over and
knows about where his strengih lies, ana
thoroughly understands the situation. I see
no reason why Mr. Hill should not be
nnvAx !. tub sorr.H
His Ticket Xot Likely to Receive
Formal llecoRnlt loti.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 2S.-To-morrow the
regular State Democratic convention offi
cials will attempt to file the certificate
showing the ticket selected by that body
on Wednesday. It Is understood the Sec
retary of State will refuse to receive it on
the theory that the certificate filed by the
bolters settles the question as far as his
authority extends. Mandamus proceedings
will follow at once, but it is feared It will
be unnecessarily delayed until too late. The
bolters filed an amended certificate to-day
to correct the dates of the opening and
cicsing of the convention. The law
governing the case where objection is made
to the filing of certificates of nominations
is ps follows:
"All certificates of nomination which are
in apparent conformity with the pro
visions of this ect shall be deemed valid
unless objections thereto are duly made
in writing within three days after the filing
of the same. The officer with whom the
original certificate wa filed shall In the
first Instance pass upon the valldltv of
such objection, and his decision shall be
Aral, unless an order shall be made in tr.t
matter by a county court or by a judge
of the District Court, or by a justice of
the Supreme Court at chambers, on or be
fore the Wednesday preceding the elec
tion. Such order may be made summrilv
uoon application of any party Interested,
and upon such notice as the court and
judge may require .
Election OfflcfM Itetrnlnel.
MIDDLESIiORO, Ky., iSept. 28. Excite
ment 13 lntens over an order of Judge
Jones restraining the election officers from
holding Republican primary elections to
morrow. There are seventeen counties m
the Eleventh district. Colson controls the
pirty machinery In e!?M and Adams and
White nine. In the eiRht counties controlled
bv Colson the order of Judge Jones wul be
defied and an election held, in counties con
trolled by Adam3 and Whrte no election wu
be held.
Avernge Speed of 21.77 Knots an Honr
Experience of the Steamer Eldo
rarto in the Great Hurricane.
NEW YORK, Sept. 25. Once more the
Cunarder Lucania breaks the record. She
made the passage from Queenstown to San
dy Hook in five days, seven hours and for
ty-eight minutes, beating her best previous
record of thz last voyage by fifty minifies.
The following were the daily runs: 53L 512,
541. 520. 532 and 87 to the Sandy Hook light
ship. Total, 2,782 knots; average speed, 21.77
knots an hour. During the voyage variable
wind3 and weather were encountered, wfch
fog on the banks lasting four hours.
dinned by a Hurricane.
NEW YORK, Sept. 28. The Morgan line
steamship Eldorado, which has arrived
from New Orleans, had a severe tush'e
with the hurricane Into which she ran
Sunday night' off the southern coast of
Florida. Captain Percy had been warned
of an approaching storm previous to leav
ing port by a sudden drop in the barcmeter,
but decided to chance it. Sunday night th
w'nd howled through the rigging at a
fifty-knot clip, and everything movable on
deck liad to bp doubly lashed. The rain
fell continuously and In torrents. Capt.
Percy never changed the vessel's course.
ami at daybreak on Monday le found he
had weathered the storm and was on the
edge of the tornado. At this point, hOAv-.t-er
th wind veered to the northward
and followed along in the waki of the fly-
mg steamer. it Kepi ngni aiong wun us.
though," said tne captarn. -ana touowea
us right up to the highlands; We kept on
tho vprire of It. however, and it simnlv
(Iiiriea wiui u tut me v ay u v. iui-
ft I 1 Til. - 1 1 . t- A . . . ..w fT
rents or ram continued 10 iaii inrougnout
it all. I have been in storms before where
the velocity of the wind was as great. Lut
never before experienced such a continuous
fall nf rain. ft was like A. cloudburst'
Just before reaching Hatteras the lightning
commenced to nasn, aaa streait alter
streak chased each other across the sky for
rorty-eigiJi nours. jorre or ine nasnes
were so close that I thought she would be
Ktrnrir. The DrLSsencrera bad a. Korrv five
days' trip of it. They were housed most
of the time, and many were sick the great-
. . a
cr poruon oi tne passage. apiain i-ercy
says that many steamers which are twenty
four hours behind must have fared junt as
badlv. for they would be in the very center
of the storm.
Iovement of Steamers.
LIVERPOOL, Sept. 2S. Arrived: Bovic,
fr.im N'pw York: Indiana. from Phila
delphia; Campania, from New York.
TsTPWV VOn Tv .Sent. 2S .Arrived? Tjipanla
from Liverpool; Maasdam, from Kotter
dam. TtRLFAST. Sent. 28. Arrived: Lord
Lansdowne, from Baltimore.
PHILADELPHIA. SenL 23. Arrived:
Teutonic, from Hamburg.
NAPLES. SeDt. 2S. Arrived: Wleland.
from New York.
LONDON. Sept. 2S. Arrived: Borderer.
from Lisbon.
Ig Terrorizing Chicago Female
Cyclers Who Wear Bloomers.
CHICAGO, Sept. 2S. "Jack the Whipper"
has broken loose and is making life full of
terror to the female bicyclists' who ride In
Washington Park during the evening.
Jack has a frantic aversion to the bloom
ers, and his method of expressing hl9 dis
approval Is to plant a few lusty welta with
a rawhide upon every pair of lloomers
that he can find with a girl Inside them.
His plan for the last two nights has been
to wait behind a tree until a bicyclist In
bloomers comes along, then he springs out
and plies the rawhide vigorously. Ha has
severely whipped two young women and
pursued several others. The park police
men, have far been unable to catch him.
Fair "Weather and Southeast Winds
Predicted for Indlunn.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2S. For Indiana
and Illinois Fair; southeast winds.
For Ohio Fair; east to southeast winds.
Local Observations.
Indiakapoli?, Ind., fept. 29.
Tlme.1 Bar. ITber.lK. H.l Wind. jWeathcr.l Pre.
7 A.M.
Maximum temperature. S."; minimum temper
ature, 51. The- Joliowing Is a comparative Mate
meut nf the temperature and precipitation. Sept.
23, 189 1; .
Normal .
Departure from normal
xcess or deficiency since : ept. I
Excest or deficiency since an. 1
Tern. Pre,
111 OK
7 -O.IO
"124 i.k
725 9 47
Plus. C. F. K. WAPrENHAXS,
Local Forecast Official.
Crusader's Wife "Warned.
CHICAGO. Sept. & Mrs. W. O. Clark,
wife of the Rev. W. G. Clark, who has led
the Civic Federation crusade against gam
bling, received, to-day. an anonymou let
ter warning her to "look well to ner cnild.
The letter stated that Rev. Clarke's ene
mies contemplated revenging themselves by
torturing bis cnild.
Century and a Half Old.
KERRVILLi:. Tex.. Sept 28. A Mexican
nimed Moderlcos died at Ingram, near this
city. to-dy. His relatives and Intimate
friends assert most positively that he was
150 years old. He has been married five
tirae3. wedding his first wife 1K years ago.
II htd three crown sons in ;hs war of 1:12,
1 U UIJjIlJ 1 1 V UJ JllJllU X
Letter from the Champion of tho
World to Fitzsimmons.
Corhett Slakes Fun of Bob's Ability and
Then Offers 4to Fiht Him If Ho
Will Defeat Steve O'UounelL
And Tuts Up $1,000 As Evidenco
that He lleally Means Business.
Fitzsimmons Reported to He Angary
Dan Creedou's Story of tho Fight at
2sev Orleans Alleged Foul Hlow.
10 RTLA N D, Me., Sept. 2S. Pugilist Cor-
bett was indignant to-day when shown a
dispatch sent out by Joan L. Sullivan last
night, accusing him of beating about the
bush. Corbett said. In substance: "These
people do not cut any Ice, with me. Sulli
van had always more mouth than courage.
He is a. Quitter from the word go, and 1
do not want to have anything to do with
him. He is out oC it, but there is one
thing: If I ever meet Fltislmmons in the
ring I will make a better fisht than Sulli-
van did with me. Of course. Jake Kilr&m,
Sullivan and Jackson are sore, and I know
it, but that does not make any difference
to me. The Olympic Club does not want a
fight; It wants to make money out of me.
Now I am not inclined to let it until I have
proof that fitzsimmons Js somewhere in
my class, and this he can demonstrate by
knocking out O'Donnell. I am making
good money now, and am not taking any
rinks to please any number of soreheads."
Corbett became excited, as he talked, and
plainly showed that he is deeply touched by
the various stories which have been circu
latcd within tht past few hours. To-night
Corbett sent the following letter to Fitz
simmons: "Dear Sir I have read In this morning's 4
papers yur very amusing challenge to me.
You "say that the Olympic Club offers a
parse. Well, maybe they do, but I hava
never heard from tnem as yet. You put
$10,000 In the Olympic Club's hands. Why
don't you put it up in some newspaper of
fice, or some place whre a man can sea
It; or is the Olympic Club backing you?
However, that's neither here nor there. I
suppose you are afraid If you put the
money up in any other place besides the
Olympic Club some one else might cover
it. It is not necessary for me to give a
reply to your challenge, because 3'ou ar
well aware that I will not accept It unless
vou prove yourself a champion 'heavy
weight and not a 'middle weight. I must
acknowledge that as a 'middle weight you
have no equal, but all you ever did in the
'heavy-weight' class was to defeat Peter
Maher and Joe Choynskl, two second-class
heavy weights, since both of these men
have been defeated by Joe (Joddard, of Aus
tralia, another socond-class heavy weight.
No one knows this better than you.
"I suppose you think that the public will
think 'you're a very brave man to chal-
crere an(j fight me. Why shouldn't you do
so? It ia Just like buying a lottery ticket
to win $ ,CfiJ for IL All you have to lo.e
is Jl, and It Is the same case In fighting
me. If I defeated you, of course, you
would say: 'He ought to beat me; I am
ohly a middle weight." Just as when I beat
Sullivan it wan said, , 'He. is an old man;
and Mitchell, 'He was a light fellow; h
was too, small.
"Now. Mr. Fitzsimmons, If you really
in your heart want to fight for the cham
pionship of the world you certainly, if you
rt on the level, want to prove yourself
a champion heavy weight, and not a mid
dle weight. All you have to do In the world
to fight me for the championship is to
r.-ove to me and the world that you are
capable of defeating any middle weight out
side of me. You Fay that I promised to
give you a match If you defeated Choynskl
oi Creedon. When you say that you know
tiat vou lie. I never even noticed you.
and don't intend to unless you prove your
self a 'champion heavy weight ou want
to Jumo over the heads or ail tnese otner
people and take that dying chance with
me. but I will fool you. Steve O'Donnell,
my present sparring partner, aa unde
feated man, has $10,ttX that ne can defeat
you. He will box you from one round ta
a finish, for fun or for money.
"Now. how can you expect me to recog
nire you when this man stands ready with
money beWnd him to prove to the world
that he is your superior? If you will only
mt him and defeat him I will accept an
offer of $23,000 from the Olympic Club,
and I will give you all the ngnx you want
If you want to fight me this is the only
way you can ever get me to make a match
with you. for there Is no powArr on earth
that will make me notice you until you
have defeated Steve O'Donnell, and any
further talk from you I will consider sim
ply put down as a bluff. I put myself on
record In black and wblte that if you de
feat O'Donnell I will fight you for the
championship of the world and all the
money you like. This is positively my ulti
matum. Yours truly.
"james J. coitrtrmv
'Charnsioa of the World,
ntulmmont An trry.
ATLACTA Ga.. Sept. 23. "If Mr. Cor-
nf f win m v that lie does not want to meet
Mr. Fltzslmmcns, I won't bother blm any
more, but I will claim, the heavy-weight
championship of the world and walk off
with it. Seer
This was the response of Iobcrt Fitz
simmons, champion mlo.dle-w eight, to James
J. Corbett's statement sent out by the preas
last night. Fitzsimmons and a crowd of
sports stopped over here for a whilo to
day on their way North from New Or
leans. The champion middle-weight was
mad at Corbett. "He wants me to meet
Steve O'Donnell, eh? Let O'Donnell whip
Maher or Hall or somebody. I have de
feated them. Then" I will fight him. r
shall try to get a fight out of Corbett arl
shall put my fist in his face yet. There wid
be no trouble about my putting up IZfijO,
if that much Is required."
Will FlRht FlttilmmoBi for $5,000 a.
BOSTON. Sept. 28. Steve O'Donnell ha
published a challenge to fight Hob Fitzsim
mons to a finish under Marquis of Queens
bury rules, for $3,000 a side and the largest
purse offered by any reputable club. As aa
evidenco of good faith. O'Donnell has de
posited $1,000 with David IJlanchard, of
Doeton. O'Donnell offers to meet Fitzsim
mons or his representative In New York
any day next week In order to arrange tho
preliminaries of the match.
Hob Fitzslmmoris's letter to Corbett was
shown to W. A. Hrady, Corbett's manager,
at the Dowdoin-square Theater to-day. "tl
I have to nay In reply to that," observed
Hrady. "is that Jl.O-w is p la ceil for a tZ.)
or a $10.(iO bet In the bands of David W.
T.lanchard that Fltrsimmons cannot beat
O'Donnell. O'Donnell made him quit In
Australia, and he tan do it again. If Fitz
Simmons wants to tight Corbett let hire.
beat O'Donnell, an 1 tlun Corbett will meet
him, but not before. That is Corbett's ulti
matum." . .
In regard to the dispatch from New Or
leans rei-rtlng that the Olympic Club will
declare FitzFimmor.s champion wile? Cor
bett fights. Hrady paid: "That is all rot.
I will not discuss the matter, for It 13 ab
surd on the face of It."
SOT A FA 1 It FlCilITi:iL
"What Dnn Creedon Snyn Abonl
Ilobrrt Fl(tlitU)ioii.
ST. LOUIS. Mo., Sept. 2S.-Dan Creedon.
the vanquished middle weight, returned
from New Orleans to-night, accomrie I
by his backer. Col. Jotin Hopkins. Tom
Tracey. "rat-son" Davies and W. H. Chepp.
His right eye is still marked by a rmU!
patch of blue, rill a c;::t ci It) O

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