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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1900.
ing confidence. The Democratic State cen
tral committee to-night hit up their figures
a Lit. That !s. they claim to have nar
rowed the pr-mable margin oi a McKinley
victory In the State to ö.ojü a3 against 8.000,
the outside figures proclaimed last night.
On the State ticket the claim cf a minimum
majoriy of 1.5o for Bronson for Governor
1 raUed to 7,uO0.
The Democrats alio claim the defeat of
Sparry (Rep.) In the Second congressional
lJstrlet by a close vote, an J. in the lan
guage of the committee chairman, "Hill
Republican candidate for Ccngress in the
Fourth district) has no wa'kover." The
Democrats also claim that they will elect
lifteen out of the twenty-four State sen
ators. The Republican leaders concede nothing,
and with mucn calmness clalr.i a sweeping
victory throughout the Stite, on Presi
dent, State otficer.. members of Congress
and the General Assembly.
IX SIBLEY'S DISTRICT
la the 3IoMt Noteworthy Contnt Pend
ing In Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 4 There have
been practically no development? to-day in
the political campaign in this State and
none Is looked Tor beyond the always-to-be-expected
last cards and the final claims to
be made by the state chairmen of the re
spective pirtiej.
"Whatever developments took place to-day
have been conlned almost entirely to put
ting the finishing touches to the leaders'
plans In those congressional and legislative
districts where there are contests of any
moment. The iwc most notable fights for
Congress are In the Twenty-seventh and
the Third districts. The former comprises
Venango, Warren, McKean and Cameron
counties, in tn? northwestern part of the
State- Representative Joseph C. Sibley,
who was elected two years ago as a Demo
crat from this district by a plurality of
2,31 over C. W. Stone (Rep.), but who dur
ing the recent tession of Congress an
nounced his allegiance to the Republican
party, is the candidate against Lewis Em
try, jr. (Dem.) The tight here is a bitter
one and the result Is doubtful.
The Third district, formerly represented
by th; Hon. Samuel J. Randall, is in Phila
delphia, and Is the scene of another fight.
Representative McAleer (Dem.) and Henry
Burk (Rep.) are the candidates. Charges
of police interference, repeating, false reg
istration and all manner of political frauds
are being freely made on both sides. Both
claim victory here.
In those legislative districts where there
are contests, to-day was one of labor rather
than of rest. Every effort was being made
by the leaders of the Quay and anti-Quay
factions to bring their forces into line for
Tuesday's conflict.
Wanamaker Offers Reward.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4. The ex-postmaster
general, John Wanaraaker, for
warded a communication to-day to the
Business Men's Republican League com
mittee of 100. Municipal League, Trades'
League and the Law and Order Society, in
which he announces that he has deposited
in h trust company $50,000 in marketable
bonds to secure the payment of that
amount in cash to a committee represent
ing the various organizations to be used
a 3 funds to defray the necessary expenses
for the investigation of frauds against the
ballot at thj coming election, and the
municipal one next February.
RIVAL COLORADO FIGURES.
Democrat Claim It for Hryan, Re
publicans for State Ticket. '
DENVER, Nov. 4. State Chairman Mil
ton Smith, cf the Democratic party, to-day
estimated Bryan's plurality in Colorado at
the coming election at 73,000. Although a
complete fusion on the State ticket was
effected when the State conventions of the
Democrats, Silver Republicans and Popu
lists were held, each party has maintained
separate headquarters during the cam
paign. The chairmen of tho other two
fusion parties do not estimate Bryan's plu
rality quite so liberally, but both agree
that it will be over 60.UO0. The claim of
the fusionista as to the result in the State
election is that James B. Orman (Dom.)
will win by 43.UO0. Silver Republican State
Chairman W. J I. Griffith says that not
more than twelve members of the mst
Legisature will be pledged to vate for Sen
ator E. O. Wolcott to succeed himself.
Representative Bell's election is claimed
by 20,0u0 ani Shaf roth's by 10.0UO. in Ara
pahoe county, the largest in the Slate, and
in which Denver is situated, what Is called
a straight Democratic cou.uy ti 'k?t is in
the field. The fusionlsln say this will not
draw greatly from their support.
Republican State Chairman C. D. Ford,
while making no reference to the result of
REPUBLICAN WEATHER.
Clear Skies Promised for Monday and
on Election Day.
"WASHINGTON, Nov. 4. The weather
bureau to-night issued the following:
"Sunday, Nov. 4, 10 p. m. Special fore
cast for Tuesday, Nov. 6:
"For the first time- in ten days the
weather map shows a clear sky over the
whole region from the Pacific to the At
lantic. v except over a small area cn the
middle Atlantic coast, where some rain is
falling, as a result of a severe storm, the
center of which is off Hatteras.
"The pressure Is high over tho western
half of tho country. These conditions will
surely give clear, fine weather and pleas
ant temperature in all States cn Monday,
except possibly showers on the immediate
rniddlt Atlantic coast line. While it is pos
fllj'.e for a storm to develop somewhere Jn
this broad area by Tuesday, the conditions
arc unusually favorable for the continua
tion of the f.ne weather of Monday over to
and throughout Tuesday."
The general forecast for Monday and
Tuesday follows:
For Ohio and Indiana Fair weather 'and
pleasant temperature on Monday and
Tuesday; light west to northwest wind.
For Lower Michigan Fair weather and
pleasant temperature on Monday and
Tuesday; fresh we t to. north winds.
For Illinois Fair weather and pleasant
temperaturo on Monday and Tuesday;
fresh northerly winds.
Local Observations on Sunday.
Bar. Ther. R.H. Wind. Pre. W'ther.
7 a. ra..C0.12 45 61 South Clear 0.00
7 p. m..u5 W 4S S'west Clear 0.00
Maximum temperature, CS; minimum tem
perature, 44.
Following is a comparative statement cf
the mean temperature and toal precipita
tion for Sunday, Nov. 4:
Temp. Tre
Normal 47 .12
Mean 56 .00
Departure .. t) .12
Departure since Nov. 1 29 .11
Departure since Jan. 1 4öT C.15
Plu. C. F. R. WAPPENHANS.
Local Forecast Official.
Yesterday's Temperaturen.
Stations.
Atlanta, Ga
Bismarck. N. D...
Buffalo. N. Y
Calgary, N. W. T.
Chcago. III.
Cairo, III.. .
Cheyenne. Wyo.. .
Cincinnati. O
Davenport. Ia
iH-a Moines. Ia
Galveston, Tex. ..
Helena. M"nt
Jacksonville. Fla. .
Kansas City. Mo..
Little Rock. Ark...
Marquette. Mich. .
Memphis Trnn. ...
Nashville. Tenn. .
Nerv ()rlrar.t-. Ja.:.
New York city
North Pl.ttte, Nob.
Oklahoma. O. T...
Omaha. Neb
Pittsburg. Pa
P.arid City. S. D..
Bait Lake City
St. IuU. Mo
St. Paul. Minn
Fprlngreld. III. ...
Springfield. Mo. ...
Vicksburg, Miss. .
Washington, D. C.
Min. Max. 7 p. m.
52 40
CO CO
4i 21
46 CI 54
44 72 64
4; C4 48
W Li,
43 C'J 51
44 Ci 52
52 4
72 Vj
52 70 Co
41 74 61
4' 42
4'I 72 C2
40 70 CO
7)
5ü 51
Z- 70 52
4; 7U s ;
4'i C) 51
31 CG 5
Zi W 4S
4 J fc4 - 64
50 tS0 Cs
52 4-i
4J 72 W
45 74 U,
44 72 r;
.. CO 4S
the national election, says: "Tho entire
Republican State ticket will be elected.
Arapahoe county will give a substantial
Republican majority, and the outside coun
ties will come down to Arapahoo with a
fair Republican plurality."
MCHi: 1IOPEFLL IX MISSOURI.
Republicans Expect to Carry the State
for Ho tli Ticket.
ST. LOUIS. Nov. 4. The political situation
in Missouri to-night is somewhat changed
from that outlined in these dispatches last
night. The Democrats reiterate their abil
ity to carry the national ticket to victory
by from 0,000 to GO.0O0. The Republicans.
on the other hand, still entertain the belief
that Flory will capture the gubernatorial
plum, but even go further than they did
yesterday and predict that Missouri will
give McKinley a small majority.
The chairman of the Republican state
committee to-day made a forecast of the
election in Missouri as follows: "The results
of the election on Tuesday next in Missouri
will be a surprise. The national and State
tickets will make sweeping gains in every
section of the State, and it is not improb
able that the electoral vote of Missouri will
be cast for William McKinley. Joseph
Flory, the Republican candidate for Gov
ernor, 13 the popular idol of the people of
Missouri, and we expect to elect him Gov
ernor of this great State on Tuesday next."
The Democratic chairman issued the fol
lowing: "Missouri will give Bryan a large
majority. It will give Mr. Dockery, for
Governor, a large plurality. It will control
the next General Assembly and elect thir
teen if not fifteen, of the fifteen represent
atives in Congress. Our majority will be
from 40.000 to 00,000. It is ridiculous for the
Republicans to talk of carrying Missouri."
IX DRYAX'S COUNTRY.
Neither Side Modifier Its Claim Final
Rival Demonstration.
OMAHA, Nov. 4. To-morrow will be a
lively day in Nebraska and for an ante
election day will probably eclipse anything
of the kind in the State's history. Both
Republicans and Democrats arc preparing
for great demonstrations in Omaha in the
evening. 4
Mr. Bryan will speak at a dozen halls
after a day's tout in the State, and the
Democrats plan to make it an eye-opener
for this Republican district. The Repub
licans will have a monster parade and
barbecue, with a shotgun regiment and
lots of red fire.
As far as the situation is concerned it
will be changed but little by the night's
events although this is the Second con
gressional district where a fight is on be
tween the Democratic and Republican
candidates for Congress. Mercer, (Rep.)
who has served three terms, has a strong
opponent, but is confident of, success. Both
sides are still claiming the State, the Re
publicans by 5.000 plurality for McKinley,
and the fuslonlsts by 15,000 for Bryan. .As
registration has been exceptionally heavy
and the campaign has been thorough, the
vote in city and country is likely to be a
record breaker. The Republicans claim
gains among the farmers while the Demo
crats expect an increase in the cities and
among the foreign-born.
xo change: in iowa,
Rut Democrats Think They May Carry
Two Districts.
DES MOINES, la., Nov. 4. No new de
velopments have occurred to-day to change
the political situation in this State. If the
full Republican vote is cast the State com
mittee claims the State will go 75,000 plur
ality for McKinley and Roosevelt electors.
But there Is a probability that the full
vote will not be cast because of apathy on
account of overconfidence. In some of the
larger cities and towns there is also dan
ger of the disfranchisement of a consider
able number of the voters because of tho
change in the election law which compels
the polls to close at 7 p. m. instead of hold
ing open until 8 or 9 o'clock as heretofore.
The Republicans also claim they will re
turn a solid delegation to Congress. Tho
Democrats say they will materially reduce
the Republican plurality o2 four years ago,
but give no figures. Th aiso say they
will elect at least two representatives and
possibly four.
DHJIOCRATS 3IORR HOPEFUL,,
Rat Republicans Claim Maryland by
Eleven Thousand Majority.
BALTIMORE. Md., Nov. 4.-The day has
been a quiet one throughout the State, with
no political developments of importance
except that Chairman Goldsborough, of the
Republican state central committee, to
night issued a statement in which he claims
that McKinley will surely carry the State
by at least 11,000 votes. It is supplemental
to his claim of yesterday, in which he gave
no figures.
Both sides seem confident, and betting,
which has heretofore been strongly in favor
of McKinley, has veered sharply toward
Bryan, the odds having risen to 8 and 9 on
Bryan against 10 on McKinley, while a few
days ago 2 to 1 that McKinley would carry
the State found but few takers.
DEMOCRATS COXCEDE SEW YORK.
Wall-Street Operators -Wire Their
Opinions to Fort Worth Friends.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat Special.
FORT WORTH, Tex., Nov. 3. Colonel
Voss, president of the Polytechnic Street
tar Company, this morning wired M. II.
Briggs and "Woodford Brooks, two promi
nent men on Wall street, for their opinion
as to how New York State was going Tues
day. The former this afternoon wired this
reply: "One hundred and fifty thousand
Republican." The latter's reply was: "We
feel the State is safe for McKinley by 100.
000 majority. Betting 5 to 1 on general re
sults." Both these men are Democrats and voted
four years ago for Bryan. They will cast
McKinley ballots this time.
In the Old Bay State.
BOSTON, Nov. 4. The work of arousing
interest in the presidential election among
the voters of Massachusetts which has
been prosecuted with considerable vigor
by the party leaders and orators Is nearly
finished. That fifteen presidential electors
pledged to McKinley and Roosevelt will be
elected is claimed by the Republicans and
conceded by the Democrats, but there Is
not quite such an agreement as to the Re
publican plurality or political complexion of
the Massachusetts delegation to the lower
house of Congress. The Republicans do not
hope for any such plurality as in ISytf. when
McKinley had nearly 100.000 votes more than
Bryan, but will be content with somethi
like loO.Ooo for their presidential candidate.
The Democrats, however, halve these fig
ures, while they also claim four of the
thirteen representatives. The Republicans
expect to elect twelve.
Little Interest In Xortk Carolina.
RALEIGH, N. C. Nov. 4. North Caro
lina's plurality for Bryan will be anywhere
from 30.000 to 40,000, its size derending on
whether or not a full vote is polled. Re
publicans claim only two out of the nine
representatives. Though the national cam
paign in this State has been remarkably
quiet, great Interest has been manifested
in the Democratic primary to be held on
elt'ction day to choose a successor to
United States Senator Marion Butler (Pop
ulist.) The candidates are F. M. Sim
mons, present Democratic State chairman,
and Julian S. Carr. a wealthy tobacco
manufacturer. Though both sides are
claiming a victory, all indications point to
Simmons's election by a good majority.
31ut Re Getting Soured.
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 4. The lethargy
which characterized the presidential cam
paign in Georgia has been disturbed at tho
eleventh hour by a stirring appeal for ac
tivity at the polls on Tuesday next. The
appeal, which comes from the Young Men's
Democratic Club of Atlanta, naya the old
cry of "Solid South" should -not have the
effect of producing Indifference. Senator
Bacon will be re-elected.
Democratic Losses In Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 4. Tho Demo
crats held several meetings In the State to
Jay. St. James Is the doubtful ground In
I he Second district, both sides being posi
tive of carrying it. Republicans have been
given representation at the polbj, although
they complain that in some parishes
negroes not regis tered have been appointed
h:stead of the persons requested, and they
:-ay the men named will act with the Demo
crats. Democratic enthusiasm has not been
so great as in former years, but tho
growth of the Republicans has not fully
roet expectations, so that the Indications
are still for a Democratic victory by a re
duced majority.
Expect to Carry Tennessee.
NASHVILLE. Tenn.. Nov. 4. Headquar
ters of both the Democratic and Republican
state committees to-night gave out state
ments relative to Tuesday's election in
Tennessee. Chairman Fitzpatrick, Demo
crat, declares there is an assured Demo
cratic victory. He gives no figures. L. W.
Kennedy, in charge of the Republican
headquarters here, claims a gain of three
representatives and the election of one Gold
Democrat. He expects material gains in the
Legislature. Tennessee, he asserts, will
plate herself in the Republican column by
electing John E. McCall Governor and giv
ing McKinley a majority.
Expect 33,000 In Vermont.
BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 4. Ever since
there has been a Republican party Ver
mont has given her electoral vote to the
national candidates of that organization
and there is nothing to Indicate that this
year will witness any change in that
respect. It is not customary to hold any
rallies after the September election at
which State officers and representatives are
elected, or to make an organized effort to
get out the vote and no such work has
been done this year. Republicans expect
the plurality to be fully 33,000.
'lloth Sides Claim California.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4. It is ex
pected that the full registration will be
cast in California, notwithstanding the
campaign has been an unusually quiet one.
Both the Republican and Democratic cen
tral committees claim the State by the
same plurality 12.000 to 15.000. A conserva
tive estimate is that the State will only go
5,000 to 6.000 either way. The Republican
committee claims all seven representatives,
but gives no figures. The Democrats say
they will elect part of their nominees.
Republican Chances in Virginia.
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 3 There is no
change in the election situation in Vir
ginia since the practical closing of the
campaign Saturday night. The electoral
vote Is safe tor Bryan by some 20,000, and
the Democrats claim a full delegation in
Congress. The Republicans, however, have
a fighting chance in three districts.
Frauds Charged lu West Virginia.
WHEELING, W. Va., Nov. 4. To-night
there are claims from each party that tho
other is colonizing voters in doubtful dis
tricts, and it is feared that there will be
trouble on election day. The leaders of
both parties, however, profess to be anx
ious to fight the battle honestly.
STATUE TO CARN0T.
(CONCLUDED FROM FIRST PAGE.)
mlsundei standings regarding its sentiment
toward the army, and 1 know that we can
count upon the army's loyalty and devo
tion." The President then drove to the Chamber
of Commerce, meeting there with a recep
tion that repeated the enthusiasm displayed
at the unveiling. After the luncheon he
spoke in praise of the initiative of the
chamber in sending commercial missions to
the East and commended its efforts to im
prove the conditions of labor In Lyons.
This evening M. Loubet was entertained
at dinner by the municipality. Respond
ing to the sentiments of various speakers
he congratulated Lyons upon not allowing
the "reviving enterprises of Caesarlsm"
to gain a foothold there, and declared that
his constant preoccupation was to fulfill
the double duty of defending the material
interests of all Frenchmen and at the same
time preserving Intact the "moral patri
mony of the country."
The greater part of his address was de
voted to a eulogy of Carnot. Prior to his
rneech he announced that he had received
the following telegram from Emperor
Nicholas at Livadla:
"The unveiling of a monument to one
of your illustrious predecessors vividly re
minds me of the Important services ren
dered to France by the late President Car
not and his active co-operation in the great
work of bringing together with essential
pacific objects our friendly and allied coun
tries. In heartily associating myself with
this ceremony I beg that you will ever be
lieve in my sincere and unchanging friend
ship." After the applause had subsided M. Lou
bet said: "France Is grateful for the ex
pression of such sentiments. In my reply
I bellevo I have been the interpreter of
the feeling of all French citizens."
MORE ARRESTS OF CAIILISTS.
Spain Is Slaking a Very Clean Sweep
in the Provinces.
MADRID, Nov. 4. An official dispatch
announced that the .chief of the Caiiist
band, which had been operating in the Ber
ga district, has taken refuge in France,
and that the band in the province of Ali
cante has been dispersed. Arrests of Car
lists, particularly priests, continue through
out the country. The arrest of a vicar of
a church in Madrid has led to the discov
ery of additional compromising documents.
An entire band of Carlists has been cap
tured in the neighborhood of Jaen, capital
of the province of the same name, north
of Granada.
Xot Connected with the Carlists.
MADRID, Nov. 4. There is no foundation
whatever for the suggestion made by cer
tain Spanish papers that the departure
from Barcelona of Mr. Julius G. Lay,
United States consul general there, for
Majorlca, was In some way related to the
Carlist movement. Mr. Lay wires from
Port Mahon that his Journey is "solely con
nected with affairs of the consulate."
KITCIIEXER IN C03I3IAXÜ.
Lord Roberts Has Left Plenty of Work
for Him to Do.
LONDON, Nov. 5. Lord Roberts, accord
ing to dispatches from Cape Town, ha3
taken his sick daughter to Johannesburg,
and Lord Kitchener is left in command.
It seems likely that he will have plenty of
work. General De "Wet Is reported to have
made his appearance near Frankfoit, in
the northeastern corner of Orange River
Colony, and small bodies of Boers continue
harassing tactics. It is asserted that Lord
Kitchener Intends to stop the pursuit of
commandoes and try to settle the colonies
by garrisoning and organizing tho towns
for rapid raids with mounted troops.
"Prince Christian Victor's end." says a
Pretoria dispatch, dated Nov. 1. "was sud
den and unexpected, although he had been
unconscious for three days. The body was
embalmed and preparations were beinjr
made to take it to England when the tele
gram arrived announcing the Queen's do
sire that tho remains be buried in a sol
dier's grave This ceremony was per
formed to-day."
ST. PETERSBURG BUDGET.
Xrw Assistant Pastor for Anglo-American
Chnrch Hoffman Concerts.
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. 4. The Rev.
Gendanlcan Low, of Edinburgh, to-day as
sumed the duties of assistant pastor of the
Anglo-American Church in St. Petersburg.
The influx of Scotch employ d in the cotton
mills rendered the labors of the pastor, the
Rev. Alexander Francis, excessive.
The corner stone for the Shelter for the
Homeless, towards which the late M. Felix
Faure contributed 25.000 roubles, was laid
yesterday. '
Josef lloffmann. the pianist, gave con
certs last week in Yalta, in the Crimea, all
of which were attended by all the courtiers
and members of the aristocracy sojourning
or residing there.
Swiss Election Plan Rejected.
BERNE. Nov. 4. The referendum on the
proposals to elect the Utandrath, or State
Council, by popular suffrage and the Na
tionalrath, or National Council, by pro
portional representation has resulted in the
rejection of both by large majorities.
Poor Egyptian Cotton Crop.
CAIRO. Nov. 3. The October reports con
cerning the Egyptian cotton crop are un
satisfactory both as to yield and quality.
FIRST GM FIRED
DEMOCRATS HAVE ALREADY RCUl'X
THEIR DIRTY WORK.
W. II. Evans, a Reputable "Republic
an Selected its the First
Victim.
AERESTED ON AN AFFIDAVIT
HE IS CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING
TO UIV GEORliE F. KliiX.
3Ir. Evans Had Xot Seen Kuhn for
Three MontliN The Facts
In the Case.
The desperate circumstances In which the
Democrats find themselves on the eve of the
election, on the result of which they have
made such extravagant and baseless
claims, resulted last night in the arrest of
a reputable Republican on a warrant
charging an attempt to bribe George P.
Kuhn, the Democratic judge of election
in the First preclnt of the Tenth ward.
William II. Evans, the custodian of the
Commercial Club building, was the man
selected as the victim of the despicable
scheme. The warrant was sworn out by
Charles P. Meyers, a carpenter, living at
113 Concordia street.
The warrant charges that on the 4th day
of November Evans offered and promised
to pay Kuhn $00 to induce Kuhn to permit
the ballots cast in the election to-morrow
In the first precinct of the Tenth ward ior
the Democratic candidates for office to be
counted as cast for the Republican candi
dates. The warrant further charges that
Evans well knew that Kuhn had been ap
pointed as judge of the election.
The statements of Evans to friends, who
attest hi? good reputation, furnish the best
basis for judgment in the matter. The first
statement was: "I do not know Kuhn ex
cept by sight, and I have not seen him for
three months."
Evans also said that Meyers, who made
the affidavit against him, had three times
solicited his co-operation in "selling out"
to the Democrats, a proposition which he
refused to consider. Meyers, he said, held
cut on his second visit, which was on Sat
urday cening, some unexplained induce
ment for the continuance of the meetings,
which resulted last night In Meyers calling
at his room for the last time, after which
the affidavit was made charging overtures
made by him to Kuhn, whom he has not
seen for three months.
THE FIRST MEETING.
Their first meeting was on Thursday last,
when Meyers was introduced to Evans in
Evans's room by Charles Shoemaker, a
carpenter living at 308 South Noble street.
Meyers, he said, then made some overtures
which Evans refused to consider. Meyers
came back Saturday night, and on account
of an engagement Evans told him he could
not talk with him, but would at some other
time. Meyers suggested Sunday evening,
which was agreeable to Evans.
The arrest of Evans was made at an
hour which would be most beneficial to
the Democrats, In their opinion. He svas
slated at police headquarters at 11:45 p.
m. The arrest was made by Streit and
Trlmpe, the bicycle police. '
For some unknown reason Superintendent
Quigley was at his office at this hour. As
nearly as could be ascertained he was not
called there after the arrest of Evans.
A few minutes after the arrest of Evans,
.who at once telephoned to his friends for
bail, which was placed at 1,000, Thomas
Hedian, Superintendent Quigley's clerk,
and one of the bicycle police drove up to
the station with Charles Shoemaker, lie
was taken at once into the superintendent's
office and there questioned as to his ac
quaintance with Evans, Meyers and Kuhn,'
as well as to what negotiations he had car
ried on with -the parties -relative to the
alleged bribery.
Shoemaker said he was called from hi?
bed and was told that a man at the sta
tion, and under arrest, wanted to see hi;n.
He asked who the man was and was toll,
he said, that they did not know his name.
He was given no information as to why he
was wanted.
After being questioned by Superintendent
Quigley and Hedian, In the presence of a
Sentinel reporter, he was allowd to go and
see Evans. At the meeting ot Evans and
Shoemaker it was found that Evans had
not sent for Shoemaker, and the cross
examination to which Shoemaker had been
subjected was for the purpose cf securing
Information upon which to make a case
In court. The information secured from
Shoemaker was not worth the trouble. On
the contrary. Shoemaker said that Meyers,
the tool of the Democrats, had several
times said he would like to "meet Evans
for the purpose of making a deal by which
he could "sell out" to the Republicans.
Evans, who had not heard this statement
of Shoemaker's, said that Shoemaker had
several times said that Meyers had told him
of the desire he had to meet with him.
Evans was not locked up, and was in the
police station only a few minutes, when he
was released on bond of $3.000 furnished by
A. A. Young, 11. B. Gates and F. A. Joss.
Prominent Republicans laughed at the
efforts of the Democrats to influence voters
in their favor. "There is," said one of the
Republican leaders, "no doubt that It is a
simple scheme to Influence voters, and for
that purpose alone. The case will never be
followed up. After election is over the
Democrats will drop the matter at once and
make no attempt to secure a conviction."
AT HIS OWN FENCES.
(CONCLUDED FROM FIRST PAGE.)
speeches delivered by the national candi
date during his campaign.
The greater part of the tour which has
just been completed was made on tne
ppeclal car Rambler, which, for the most
part, was attached to special trains. Dur
ing the tour speeches have been made in
succession in Nebraska, South Dakota,
North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin. In
diana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, New York
West Virginia, Maryland. Delaware and
New Jersey. Incidental visits were al?c
made to the States of Kentucky, Virginia,
Pennsylvania and Connecticut. One set
speech was delivered at Louisville and
another at New Haven. Brief talks were
made In two or three other Connecticut
towns, as were also In Philadelphia and
Alexandria, Va. In point of time. New
York and Illinois have received more at
tention from the national candidate than
any other two States.
CHIEFLY IN THE EAST.
The campaign has been confined almost
exclusively to the country east of Lincoln
and north of Mason and Dixon's line.
There have been several speeches in Kan
sas and Nebraska, but up to date only
the eastern rart of each of those two
States has received attention. Connecticut
is tho only New England State which has
been visited, and only on tho occasion of
the visit to Louisville did Mr. Bryan go
south of the Ohio river. Of the territory
covered Iowa is the only State in which
nc speeches have been made. Mr. Bryan
has gone all around that State and has
crossed It six or seven times during the
campaign, but has not done more in th
way of campaigning than to shake hands
with the people congregated at the rail
road stations. Pennsylvania also received
comparatively little attention, but Mr.
Bryan stopped long enough in passing
from Delaware to New Jersey to make one
brief talk In Philadelphia. The crowds
have increased steadily in numbers from
the beginning Of the campaign and in
many parts of the country strong en
thusiasm has been manifested. On the
whole there was apparently more interest
In the cities than in rural districts. In
New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois
there were especially big crowos, and at
moit points in those States the Interest
was intense. This may be said also of tho
cities in the State of New York. While
always nominally giving the place of para
mount Importance in the campaign to the
subject of imperialism. Mr. Bryan has de
voted more time to trusts than to any
other subject. He has promised that f
elected all the power of the executive
should be employed for the destruction of
tho trusts; that the army should be re-
duced to 23.000 soldiers, and that the Fil
ipinos should be given their independence
under the American protection. While ad
hering to his former position on the finan
cial question, Mr. Bryan has not voluntar
ily forced that subject to the front in his
speeches.
During the campaign various modes of
locomotion have teen employed. For the
most part, of course, railway trains have
been utilized, but upon one occasion
freight caboose was used In place of a
passenger coach. Several carriage rides
were taken across stretches of country,
ranging from five miles to forty, and one
night was sn.nt on a boat on Chesapeake
bay. Automobiles have also been used on
one occasion. There have been no acci
dents to either Mr. Bryan or members of
his party. Mr. Bryan's health has im
proved from the beginning of his tour
and he has never been under the necessity
oi resorting to a physician for advice oa
assistance. For the most part the weather
has been excellent.
Stone's Final Claims.
NEW YORK. Nov. 4. Ex-Governor Stone
gave out his final prediction of the situa
tion and the outcome to-night. "The final
prediction." said he, "based on the latest
and the most accurate reports and infor
mation received, is that we will carry, of
the so-called doubtful States, Indiana. Ken
tucky, Kansas and Nebraska. We have a
good chance of carrying New Jersey and
Delaware. The battle is on in New York,
Illinois and Ohio. If we carry one of , those
three States Mr. Bryan's election is as
sured." PROHinn IO STATE3IEXT.
Says Democrats Are Galley Slaves and
Republicans Are 3Iuusters.
PEORIA, I!i., Nov. 4. John G. Woolley,
Prohibition nominee for President, spant
the day quietly resting aboard his special
train, in preparation for his lest day'swork
of the campaign. The special will leave
Peoria to-morrow morning for a run
through northern Illinois, finishing at
Rockford with the evening rally. Mr.
Woolley this evening issued the following
statement:
"We Prohibitionists do not divide our
work into campaigns. It goes right on. I
go East immediately, to Toronto, New
York and Baltimore, to make the same
kind of speeches 1 have been delivering tor
thirteen years. With our share in this po
litical canvass I am well satisfied. There
Is such vastness in a federal election that
one cannot foretell, or even tell after, his
effect upon It, bu,t ho may know always,
and rejoice in knowing, the quality of his
message to his country at so great a time.
The Democratic party has assumed an
electorate of galley slaves and preached
mutiny. The Republican party has as
sumed a civic monster, half hog, half
hypocrite, and preaches 'prestige abroad
and prosperity at home.' The Prohibition
party has assumed manhood, liberty and
independence, and preaches Christ, the
King and Saviour of the world."
The national chairman, Oliver Stewart,
issued the following statement as to the
work of the Prohibition party: "The Pro
hibition campaign has been the most thor
ough and active in the history of the party.
Mr. Woolley has spoken in 40) places, from
ccean to ocean, and from Minnesota to
Texas. The burden of our appeal to the
people has been the need of righteousness
in the State end Nation. We have insisted,
that the government should go out of part
nership with the liquor traffic, and with
draw at once the protection of law from
the sa.oon. We have endeavored to teach
the people that license of the liquor traffic
Is wrong, because- the saloon is wrong.
"We have urged the voters to leave the
Republican snd Democratic parties because
of their subserviency to the liquor Interest.
We have attacked those parties because of
their utter Inability to settle even the ques
tions with reference to which they have
made promises and seemed to take posi
tions. We believe and have declared that
the times are ripe for the overthrow of both
oll parties, and that no new party can or
snould win that makes appeal to anything
lower than the highest in men.
"Hence, the Populist or any other party
that makes its appeal to the pocketbook
or to mere self-interest cannot win a last
ing victory. The demand now is for a
parly that stands for a mora! principle,
and such is the Prohibition party. Whether
it ever elects Its candidates is immaterial.
It will elect Its issue to the first place on
the political docket in American politics.
"The Prohibition vote is not easy to esti
mate, for much of it is a silent vote, but
indications point to not less than 350,OuO,
with fair prospects of half a million or
more. Whatever it is, our next campaign
will begin next Wednesday, and will 'con
tinue without interruption until election
day in 1901."
A CLASH IN NEW YORK
IT MAY BE EXPECTED WIIEX THE
POLLS ARE OPEXED TUESDAY.
McCnllneh Says Thugs Will Interfere
with Voter, and De very Intimates
He Will Protect Them.
NEW YORK, Nov. 4. Superintendent of
Elections McCullagh to-night sent to the
Board of Tollce Commissioners, the chief
of police and other officials a communica
tion, in which he says he has received In
formation to the effect that concerted and
organized attempts will be made in many
of the election districts in this city by tho
lawless element of the community to inter
fere with and intimidate voters on election
day. Superintendent McCullagh says:
"I do not hesitate to state that the ele
ment engaged in this contemplated viola
tion of law has been greatly encouraged
and fortified by the open advocacy of vio
lence at the polls reported in the daily
prints by persons prominent in political
activity. The interference with the voters
indicated In my information will be the
blocking of the polls by organized gangs,
immediately after the opening thereof, by
forming in line ostensibly as voters and
applying for ballots under fictitious names,
and after being rejected to reform again in
the rear of the line."
Mr. McCullagh then says that open
threats have been made that his deputies
will be assaulted if they attempt to do
their duty. Chief of Police Devery to-day
sent the following Instructions to be used
on election day to all the commanders of
police precincts in Greater New York:
"Tactics and methods of intimidation per
petrated upon respectable citizens who
have been one year in the State, four
months in any of the four counties of New
York city, who have resided thirty day3
in an election district and who are legal
voters, by John McCullagh, superintendent
of elections, will not be tolerated or per
mitted by the police department."
FINAL FIGURES.
(CONCLUDED FROM FIRST PAGE.)
home. In the morning he attended services
at the Episcopal Church. After dinner
he took a long walk through the woods,
reaching home again about 8 o'clock.
There were no callers during the day. The
Governor said he had received no messages
of any kind. He says he feels no ill effect
of his long campaigning trip. He was not
even hoarse.
To-morrow night he will speak at the
Republican demonstration at Oyster Bay,
and close the campaign. Special trains will
be run from all the principal points of the
Island.
On Tuesday the Governor will vote early
and probably will devote the rest of the
day to his family, until the returns begin
to arrive in the evening. He has made no
arrangements to receive detailed returns
at his house, and will depend on the reports
that are received in the village.
.Mr. Cleveland Will Vote.
DETROIT. Mich., Nov. 4. The Free
Press to-morrow will publish an Interview
with Don M. Dickinson, Just returned from
New York. In which h says: "The pub
lished statement that Mr. Cleveland will
be absent from Princeton on a fishing trip
ori election day is untrue. He is at Green
wich. Conn., where he went for a visit to
Mr. Benedict on Friday, but he will return
to Princeton the day before election and
will go to the polls at his voting precinct."
A liberal share of your fire insurance
ought to be given to the Indianapolis Fin
Insurance Company,' a safe, sound and
successful company, organized with home
capital by Indiana men, who will give your
business prompt attention. Office, No. Hi
East Market street.
BIG CONTRACT FOR CARS
IT WILL. DE CANCELED IV 3IR. DRY
AX IS ELECTED.
Closing Rnllj- at MlchlRan City John
L. Griffiths nt Crnvt fordsville
Denial of Hearst Canard.
pccial to the Indianapolis Journal.
MICHIGAN CITY. Ind., Nov. 4. The
campaign was closed in Laporte county last
evening with the largest demonstration ever
held In Michigan City by either political
party. The parade of voters started through
the principal streets of the city at 8 o'clock,
leaded by O Rough Riders and a carriage
containing J. Frank Hanly, who was the
speaker of the evening, and John H. Bar
ker, of this cltj', who presided at the
meeting. It was 9:30 when the last of the
procession reached the armory, where more
than 1,500 people listened to Mr. Hanly,
and twice that number were turned away.
His arguments were convincing and elo
quent, and there could have been no fetter
speech for the closing of the campaign.
John H. Barker, who is the owner of car
works in this city, presided, having just
returned from a business trip in the East.
During his absence the Democrats circu
lated the story among his 1,700 employes
that he intended to vote for Bryan. Be
fore introducing Mr. Hanly he denounced
these stories as false, and said that the
greatest calamity that could befall the
American people would be In the defeat of
William McKinley. He gave Uie laboring
people something to think of. He said:
"1 have just returned from the East with
a large contract for freight cars that will
give employment to every man on our pay
roll for several months. But In this con
tract there Is a clause giving the parties
with whom I contracted the right to cancel
this contract should Bryan be elected."
Mr. Barker is respected by all classes
in this city. He is a business man and
not a politician. His words will have great
weight. During the last four years wages
have been Increased in the car works 33
per cent.
Indications were never better for a Re
publican majority in Lake county .
BY INCREASED PLURALITY.
Mr. Hunt Says the State Will Be Car
ried by McKinley.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
WINCHESTER. Ind.. Nov. 4. Secretary
of State Union B. Hunt returned to his
home here yesterday from northern In
diana, where he has Just been campaign
ing. For seven weeks he has been going
up and down the State, and during that
time has not only been doing an Immense
amount of speaking, but has likewise made
it his business to carefully ascertain the
situation, and especially to Investigate the
dark side of the political battle viewed
from a Republican standpoint. He unhesi
tatingly affirms that the Republican party
will not only be successful, but. that it will
carry the State by an increased majority
over four years ago if public and private
expression is to be -relied on. Mr. Hunt
has spoken in every county of the First
and Third districts and has made speeches
in every district save the Seventh and Thir
teenth. He believes there will be some in
crease in the Prohibition vote of the State,
and that this will be more largely drawn
perhaps from the Republican than from the
Democratic party, although he is sure there
will be a surprising number of Democrats
who will vote the Prohibition ticket.
He ha3 visited no agricultural community
where he has not found from five to twelve
Democrats who voted for Bryan in 1896
who will vote for McKinley this year. He
met and talked with these people and is
satisfied their action proceeds from the
fact that they are satisfied with present
conditions on the dne. hand, and on the
other that they are unwilling to trust
Bryan, with his anarchistic views, asso
ciated with and advised as he is by such
men as Tillman. Altgeld, Croker and others
of that class. He also is of opinion that
the party will hold its own in the manu
facturing districts of the State.
Mr. Hunt made it a special point to visit
those sections of the State containing large
numbers of German voters, and in view
of the Democratic claim that the Germans
were going to leave the party because of
the issue of imperialism took especial pains
to ascertain their views upon this question.
He unqualifiedly asserts that the German
vote will be cast as it was four years ago.
Furthermore, he finds that German voters
resent the efforts of the Democratic party
to put them in a class by themselves. They
want It to bi understood first, last and all
the time that they are Americans and de
voted to American interests.
XO RASIS FOR THE CHARGES.
XVnbttHh Cabinet Company Denounces
the American Story as n Lie.
The Chicago American of last Friday,
charged the Wabash (Ind.) Cabinet Com
pany with coercing its employes to vote as
the company wished, and also alleged tho
men were paid barely living wages. J. A.
"Willis, of Indianapolis, wrote to the com
pany's secretary and treasurer, M. R. Gard
ner, asking if there was any basis for the
American's charges. Yesterday he received
the following reply:
"Upon receipt of your favor I immediate
ly gathered the following facts from our
books: In October, 1SK6. we were employing
including apprentices, 102 hands, at a week
ly compensation of &37.16. We are now em
ploying 252 hands, the weekly compensa
tion being $2,131.36. Apprentices are paid
75 cents to $1.25 per day; none less. We
have employed 144 hands at $9 to $10.50
per week, and 3y from $12 to $15 per week.
In ISM the average weekly compensation of
all classes was $5.26 2-3 per week. At pres
ent it is $S.45 4-5 per week, an increase, n
iatlo of compensation, of GO 4-5 per cent.
Our books are open for verification.
"As to coercion, our employes have not
been talked to at all. They were never told
what would occur after election. So ch
person ever worked for us by the name of
John Bowden and there is no such street
or number in this city as given in the ar
ticle. The whole thing is a He from begin
ning to end. Our hands are all satisfied and
contented, and there has never been the
appearance of a strike in the seventeen
years we have been running. The article
referred to was manufactured simply for
campaign purposes.
"M. R. GARDNER."
MIXERS SHARE l.V PROSPERITY.
John Mcnrlde's Statement Effective
Evidence on That ' Point.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
AURORA, Ind., Nov. 4. Mr. IL B. Hill,
of this city, cn hearing of Democratic ex
ceptions to the statement that the soft coal
miners have been materially benefited by
the prosperity Incident to the McKinley ad
ministration, wrote to John McBrlde, cx-
president of the Bituminous Coal Miners'
Union, embracing some 300,0(0 men, and
who was president when the great dtiike
of t7 was settled, and to whom the miners
owe a debt of gratitude for the part he
played In the settlement. To this question
McBrlde answered as follows, whlh
answer speaks for itself, and should satis
fy anyone who wants to know the truth:
"Columbus, O., Nov. 1. Replying to yours
of Oct. 30, let me say that the soft eoal
miners of your State, as we.l as other
States, have had their wages increased TO
to 45 per cent, during tho past three years.
Part of this advance was secured through
the strike of ls7, tut the greater portion
of it by peaceful and harmonious negotia
tion in the form of Joint conventions of
miners and cierators, and the latter made
successful because of improved commercial
and industrial conditions, such as we now
enjuy and which, 1 believe, should not be
endangered by a change In administration.
"JOHN M' BRIDE."
POSED AS A PROI1II1ITIOXIST.
Democrat Who Maligned President
McKinley and Was Rebuked.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
ORLEANS, Ind.. Nov. 4. The Republic
ans closed their campaign In Orleans last
night with a big Impromptu meeting In the
opera bouse. Dr. Patton, a llfelon? Demo
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We have a beautiful line of table goods,
safety razors, etc i
Uglily fc Stalnolcbi?
114 E. Washington St.
crat, who has been masquerading under ths
guise of a Prohibitionist, with the hopes of
influencing some Republicans to vote the
Prohibition ticket, advertised that he would
close the campaign Saturday night at the
opera house. Dr. C. E. Laughlin. Repub
lican chairman of the township, hearing
that F. W. Collins, who spoke at Paoll in
the afternoon, and Judge Marsh, of Win
chester, would be in ihe city a few hours
while waiting for their train, arranged
with Dr. Patton to have them speak after
he was through. The result of this agree
ment was a packed house. Dr. Patton was
given close attention until he began a
personal tirade against President McKinley,
who he denounced as a confirmed drinker
and an enemy to temperance In any form.
Mr. Collins, whd was on the stage, rebuked
him for his wild assertions. This angered
the doctor, and he attempted to continue
his vituperative speech. The audience
refused to listen to his tirade, and he soon
retired. Mr. Collins then proceeded to re
fute Patton's assertions, speaking for over
an hour. Judge Marsh made a few re
marks, but they were to the point. Both
speakers were enthusiastically applauded.
Dr. Patton gave Prohibition the greatest
blow it could have received by his in
flammatory speech. Nearly all who have
been espousing that faith regret his action
and are not low in giving their disap
proval. DE IIS WILL XOT RETIRE.
He Is In the Fight to Stay Slnc,'
Statement by Him.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 4. Eugene .
Debs will not withdraw as a candidate
for President on the Social Democratic
ticket in favor of Bryan or anyone else.
He communicates this Information in a
telegram to Victor L. Berger, h leading
Social Democrat of this city. The mes
sage reads as follows:
"Victor L. Berger, Milwaukee: Sooner
wih McKinley retire In favor of Bryan, or
Bryan retire in favor of McKinley than
that I will retire in favor of either. I am
In this fight until the end of my life.
EUGENE V. DEBS."
The telegram was sent from Toledo, O.
Speech by J. L. Griffiths.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
CRAWFORDSVILLE. Ind.. Nov. 4.
Music Hall was packed to overflowing last
night to hear the address of John L. Grif
fiths in his presentment of the important
issues of this campaign from the Repub
lican standpoint. Mr. Griffiths was escort
ed to the hall by the band at the head of
a long line of marching Republicans. At
the hall the meeting was called to order by
John R, Bonnell, chairman of the county
central committee, and after two songs
by tne colored glee club. Mr. Griffiths was
introduced by Judge Thomas. Mr. Grif
fiths made many good points in his address,
which met with hearty applause. The
campaign will close with a speech on Mon
day night by Fred Landis.
WAGE SCALE SIGXED.
Coal Operators nnd Ilolstlnir Ens!,
neers Renen an Agreement.
Special to the. Indlanapolia Journal.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Nov. 4.-The In
diana and Illinois bituminous coal operators
yesterday, at Danville, reached a settle
ment with the hoisting engineers on the
wage scale for the ensuing year. The
hoisting engineers had not been organized
until a few months ago. when some of
them in Indiana and Illinois started , nn
tional movement. As yet only Ihe two
States have been organized. The reprä
sentatives of the two new labor oranizi
tlons met with the operators in this cly
the latter part of September, but failed to
reach an agreement. Yesterday the scale
was agreed upon, with a slight advance in
wages, as follows: For mines of ovr U-0
tons a month capaclt', $S0 a month for the
first engineer, $G7.50 for second and third
engineer; for mines of 200 to 500 tons ca
pacity, first engineer $75. second and third
$65; for mines under 200 tons capacity, lint
engineer $75, second engineer $G2.50.
Twenty-ElKhth Anniversary.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
WABASIÜ. Ind., Nov. 4. The Rev. Dr.
Charles Little, pastor of the Presbyterian
Church in this city, to-day preached his
twenty-eighth anniversary sermon to an
immense congregation. Dr. Little, who is
the stated clerk of the Indiana State Synod,
makes the anniversary sermons a feature
of his pastorate, and In the course of his
remarks presents an interesting statistical
report of the work done by him each twelve
months. In point of continuous service
with one church Dr. Little stands third
among 200 members of the I'resbytexian
Synod of Indiana.
Damage Salt for Libel.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Nov. 4.-Joseph J.
Hayman has brought suit against the Paris
(111.) Gazette for libel, and asks for $5.CT0
damages. The newspaper had said that he
caused the death of his wife at Clinton.
Ind.. by smearing poison on his llpa and
kissing her and afterward stabbing her
ykith a table knife.
"So Abatement of the Disease.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
WILLIAMSPORT, Ind., Nov. 4.-The
diphtheria epidemic at this place continues
unabated. Three new cases are reported.
Three deaths have occurred since the
disease has made its appearance. The pub
lic schools closed Thursday for an indefinite
time.
Mr. Allen on His Way Home.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 4.-George M. Al
len left this afternoon for Tcrre Haute,
where he will vote Tuesday. He Is not yet
a well man, though convalescent.
Mexican Tannery Burned.
MEXICO CITY. Nov. 4. A large tannery
at Rancho del Chopo. near this city, was
burned with a loss estimated at $5)10, 0n0.
It was owned by a stock company, in
which were Amtrican, Mexican and Oer
man shareholders.
To Core a Cold In One Day
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. AU
druggists refund the money If it fails to ciro.
E. W. Grove's signature is on each bcs.
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