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, JBs ... 1 , J a V- r ' I I . I I I J I 10 CENTS A WEEK. NIGIi I ' e7TON. TOPEKA, KANSAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 26, 1891. TWENTY-SECOND YEAR. . !! i px 1 J: ' 'KU1LEY DE Next Wednesday Twenty Thou sand Visitors Expected To See Ohio's Statesman in the Xansas Capital. EXCURSION TRAINS Are to Come Here From Every Direction. A Mounted Guard of Fifty to Escort tlie Governor. When Governor McKinley visits To pe k a next Wednesday he will be greeted by an immense crowd, some of the rail road officials say the indications are that there will be 2(),0Qu strangers in Topeka on that occasion. While in Topka Governor McKinley will be entirely in the hands of the Re publican county central committee, and Chairman Jilliott and hia assistants are making arrangements for Governor Mc Kinley to speak as long as possible to the crowds who want to hear him. When the special train bringing the distinguished guest arrives at the Santa Fe depot a; U : ju a. m. Governor McKin ley will be at nnce hurried into a car riage whic l will bo driven at a gallop to th state hou-e, where the speaking id to take place. From the depot to the state Louse the governor's carriage will be es corted ly the Mission Township flam be, m club, a mounted, uniformed organ ic itlon oi fifty memht rj. At the stat : house grounds the Repub lican 11am t ei-Ji eiub members of the city will jict as special officers to preserve order and keep the roadway to the speaker's stand open so that Governor M : K i niey' -s i urri&ge may reach its des tination without trouble. Tho ?p'.iking will Le from the south H'-i s of tho state house, and the state h-a-e si x ware is to be kept clear of car riages i'.i order that there may be room for 'lit croAali of people who want to yet within hearing distance. Ch airmai Llliott said to day that other speakers w ho have not yet been selected will speak before the arrival and after tue departure of Ohio's governor. The railroads have all agreed on a rate of one fare for the round trip for McKin ley day ard the Santa Fe will run a special into Topeka from Atchison, which will leave Atchison at 7:35 aud arrive in Topeka' at 9-25 o'clock. The Ro.-k Island will "run a special train from St. Joseph, Mo., which will bring hundreds of people from llorton, Holton and intermediate towns. The Roc Island officials also expect to bring a large crowd iuto Topeka from the west on their early morning trains. Tiie Unijn Pacific plug from the west will carry antra coaches and will bring many pt-o le from Junction City and sta tions between there and Topeka. City Ticket Arent A. M. Fuller said this morning that it is very likely that a spe cial train will also be run from the east on the Union Pacilie. The Missouri Pacific ia arranging for a big excursion business into Topeka on th is occasi an. A ppecial train will be ran from Ft. Scott to Tcpoka. which will arrive in To pfko at S:U) a. m.. and will make connec tions at Lomax, and will bring passen gers from Paola, Ottawa, Osage City and Council Grove to Topeka. A speciil lightning" time schedule luu been arranged for the McKinley ppecial which will leave Kansas City at Argentine at 7:33. Lawrence 8:40, arriviug at Topeka i):30, leaving Topeka at 10:3a Short ste ps will be made at Scranton, Burlingarre and Osage City, and at Em poria. Governor McKinley will have ua opportunity to 8piak twenty-five min utes. The Santa Fe has arranged to run special trairu into Emporia, from Osage City, Florence and Moline, and the M. K t T. w ill also run some special trains iL,to Fmpc ria. Governor .McKinley will be in Florence but a few minutes, yet excursion trains are to be run to that poiut from Augusta and Ellinvood. To Hutchinson, where Governor Mc Kinley wi 1 speak ia the afternoon and evening, the Santa Fe will run excursion trains from Arkansas City, Kingman, Norwich, liiowa, Caldwell, Larned and Kincsley. Governor McKinley's special will ar rive in Hutchinson at 4:03 p. m., and he will leave there at 10 p. m. over the Rock Island for Lincoln, Neb. Chairman Cyrus Leland and a few prominent Republicans, to be selected by him, are to meet the McKinley party at Kanai Ci.y and escort them through the state. General Passenger Agent Nicholson will accompany the special train from Kansas City to Hutchinson. Chairme n Elliott of the county central committee ssys people who want to see Governor McKinley ia Topeka, should g j to the state house as there will be no opportunity to see him at the depot he will so ramo.lv Hurried to h a mr. riage. From the depot to the state h ouse It ia expected that the distinguish ed visitor will be taken up Fourth street to Kansas avenue, south on Kansas ave nue to Ninth street and west on Ninth street to the state house. 31'KIXLEY'S DATES. Me Will Open State Campaign Tomorrow ami Then Start West. Bellefon taixe, O., Sept 26. Gov. McKinley delivered an address here this afternoon ht the laying of the corner s'one of t ie new memorial hall. This is the on'.y non-political address he will make dur:ngthe fall. Tomorrow he will open the Otno campaign at Findlay, and alter a couple of speeches at small points in the state, he will go to St. Louis, whjre he is to speak on Monday. On Tuesday he is to speak at Kansas C ity, Mo. ; on Wednesday at Topeka, Kan.; on Thursday atLinco'n and Oma ha. Nel,.; on Friday at Des Moines, Ia., aad at bL Pun!, Mian., on Saturday. CHAS. MARTIN DEAD. The .Son of tlie Senator I'asvi Away With Appendicitis. Hutchinson, Kan., Sept 26. Charles C. Martin, son of Senator John Martin, and who has had the receivership of the Hutchinson National bank, died at the Santa Fe hotel, in this city, this morning of peritonitis and appendictia at 6:43 o'clock. It was determined yesterday that it was necessary to perform an operation and Senator Martin was wired to come at once and bring with him Dr. McClintock of Topeka. The senator and the doctor arrived by special train at 12:20 a. m., immediately after which the operation was performed. The patient never rallied from the effects of the operation. KKMA1NS TO AKItlVi: TODAY. At a Late Hour the J araily Htul Not Keen Notified. Senator Martin was not informedof the very serious condition of hi. son until late yesterday afternoon, and a few min utes after 8 o'clock last night he left, in company with Dr. J. C. McClintock, for Hutchiuson. Mr. W. J. Black was this forenoon not ified of the death of Mr. Martin and from his information it is expected that Senator Martin will arrive in Topeka this evening with the remains of his son. Charles Martin was one of the best knowu and most, popular young men in Topeka. He was born here about thirty three years ago and waa educated in the public schools of this city. His flrt busi ness was as a railroad employe in a San'.a Fe station, and alter several promotions he became a Pullman conductor. In this latter capacity ha travoled over moat of the United States. About six years ago he left the emj ioy of the Pullman company and entered ths Bank of Topeka, where lie tilled tne po sitions of be ok keeper aud mailing teller until last December, when ho was appointed receiver of the Hutchinson National ban!-:. He was an Odd Follow and stood high ia the rankr, of that order. At a late hour this afternoon Senator Martin's family had not bet a uotilied of the death of Charles. WHAT Jji A TI'KN l! CITIS? A Tujeka Doctor Is lis What the Dis ease Is. Appendicitis, which caused the death of Charles Martin, is a peculiar affliction. A Topeka physician says: "In the right groin ia located the beginning of what is known as the colon or lartre intestime. It is about as large as a man's arm and extends upward to the ribs oti the richt side and then crosses over to the left side and descends to the lower portion of the body. Springing out of tlie rounded head of the colon a short distance from the point where the small intestine enters it, is found a small tuba about the size of a lead pencil and about a finger's length, closed at its outer end, and which looks so much like a worm that it is called the vermiform (worm form) appendix. 'Opening as it does from the lower end of the colon, and hanging down from it, it is quite a common accident for seeds, of apples, raisins or other, email and indigestible substances to fall into this long, narrow canal that has no out let except its inlet. A peanut, a melon seed falling into the appendix is very liable to cause inflammation, which ia often fatal though sometimes not. "Where there is serious inflammation of the appendix, cailed appendicitis, there ia grave danger and an urgent de mand for a surgical operation to remove the thing that ia causing the trouble and often to remove an accumulation of pua in and around the appendix. In such cases medicine is powerless to cure. "If the operation is djno promptly, about 97 per cent of the cases recover. If it is delayed beyond the third or fourth day a very large number prove fatal. Few cases recover after the sixth day, where surgery becomes necessary." IlUmUCAXEA T Ell 11 Oil It Is Sweeping Jacksonville, I'la. Biggest lStttUniiK I' n roofed. Jacksonville:, Fla., Sept. 2t5. The ex pected hurricane from the West Indies struck Jacksonville at 11 a. m. with the wind Mowing' a gale of 46 miles per hour and rain pouring down in torrents. Business is absolutely paralyzed. The Everett, the largest buiiding in the city, is unroofed and flooded with water. The unfinished, Union depot is blown down. Tlie loss is t M,W0, and a number of peo ple are injured, but none killed. There is no communication from south Florida, but it is expected that many groves are totally ruiced and the orange crop damaged incalculably. The streets of Oxenville are flooded. The river is three feet above the nor mal point The wind at the mouth of the river recorded 60 miles an hour and Mayport is flooded and several houses inundated. No persons lost their lives there. Two houses in Jacksonville were blown down. No trains are arriving or departing from Jacksonville. Many large washouts are being re ported. 31 ILITIA EN C A M P3IEN T. It Will Be Divided Into Several Different Camps. The state military board adjourned this afternoon, after coaipleting the arrange ments for the encampment of the Kan sas National Guard, which will last for live djys of the third week ia October. It was originally intended to have a division encampment, but the board found that not enough funds were avail able to sustain an encampment of the entire division and the encampments were ordered by brigades. The first brigade, cjmmanded by Gen. W. II. Sears, will encamp either at Gar nett or Ottawa. This includes the To peka battery, one regiment of infantry and one troop of cavairy. The second brigade, commanded by Gen. I. N. Hettinc-er, will encamp at Wichita. It includes one regiment of infantry and one battery. The third brigade, commanded by Gen. W. 1L Parsons, will encamp at Eeloit Mrs. T. P, Thacher and family have taken roooii at the Throop for the winter. STAMPEDEJFQR HILL Refuses Nomination for Gover nor in the Convention. But the Convention Nominates Him in Spite of It. 3Ir. "Whitney Also Positively Declined to Run. HE FAVORED HILL. Hill Got the Entire Tote of Convention. Saratoga, Sept 2G, The Democratic Etate convention was called to order by Senator Hill at 1:50 p. m. The committee on credentials decided in favor of all the sitting delegations, ex cept in the case of Monroe county. In that instance the representation is di vided equally between the two delega tions, each being half a vote. When some routine business had been disposed of, the convention was ready to nominate a candidate for the governor ship. Galen R. Hitt first took the floor and proposed John Boyd Thacher for U. S. SENATOR DAVID the office. Mr. Hitt'a 3peech was highly eulogistic of Mr. Thacher. After Hitt had finished, Delegate Rey nolds from Allegheny county arose and said: "Mr. Chairman, I desire from Alle gheny county to put in nomination our most and only choice David B. Hill." In an instant there waa pandemonium. Delegates were standing on chairs, crowding aisles, shoving towards the platform and yelling themselves hoarse, losing hats and canes and shouting "Hill," "Hill." Senator Hill stood pounding th egavel, ; his face pale and his lips shut He hammered vigorously, but as he did so the din increased. "Three cheers for the next governor of the state," shouted a man iu the rear and up went a iniirhty shout After five minutes of this remarkable scene, there was some order restored, and Senator Hill said: "I am grateful to the Democrats for this showing of their good will and their faith, but I cannot accept the nomination you oifer me." (Cries of "yes," "yes.") "I must say no to you." Again the tumult broke out and again Mr. Hill was unable to 3top it He banged with the gavel, appealed to the band to play and looked appealingly at tiie crowd. There was no cessation. The baud played, but its music was drowned by the shouting of the delegates. Col. Fellows got recognition and asked that the clerk be authorized to call the roll of counties. Thia was done and when Columbia, Kings and Lewis were reached the dele gates shouted "Hill." Then New York was reached and Senator Guy arose, lie said it was time for the party to turn around and look for a man that could un doubtedly lead them to victory. "They must have a giant to enatch vic tory from the jawa of defeat." He paid a remarkable tribute to Senator Hill, and then the tumult increased. In the midst of all Bourke Cockran ob tained the platform aud seconded Hill's nomination. The roll call proceeded with every one shouting for Hill and every delegation voting for him. , At 3:23 the clerk announced the en tire vote for Hill. Clerk Deforest de clared Hill the nominee of the party for governor. Judge Gaynor waa nominated by ac clamation for the court of appeals. Mr. Hinckley offered a resolution that the convention proceed to nominate lieutenant governor. Mr. Lockwood was then nominated. A resolution to appoint a committee of five to notify the candidates of their nomination waa adopted amid laughter. At 3:29 p. m. the convention adjourned after giving three - rousing cheers for the ticket Immediately after the nomination of the ticket Senator David B. Hill was asked by an Associated Press corres pondent what he thought of the situa tion : 'Oh," he replied, with no little anger expressed on his face, "it's an outrage; it's an outrage." ( ''" A The I'latforiu. Following is an abstract of the plat form submitted to the Democratic state convention: Vie rejoice that by the repeal of the Sherman law for the purchase and stor age of silver bullion all fear of a depreciated currency has been allayed and faith has been re stored in the ability of the government to maintain a constant parity between its gold and-iilver coinage; that by the re peal of the McKinley tariff law, the inor dinate taxation of the many for the ben efit "of the few has been notably dimin ished and the plan of inequitable and monstrous customs duties which have starved some industries and overfed others, has been adjusted so that while affording ample safeguards for American labor, they reduce tiie price to the people of necessities of life and en courage the promotion of industry. We concur with President Cleveland that the new tariff law does not embody the full issue of tariff reform, but with him also we indorse its provisions for cheaper and freer raw materials and lower taxes as a substan tial recognition of Democratic princi ples, and we bespeak for the law an im partial trial, confident that its successful operation will convince the people of the wisdom of Democratic policy and induce them to demand its proper extension. We commend the efforts made by the senators and representatives in congress from this state to avert the imposition of the present income tax. It heartily endorses the honest purpose and high ideas which have characterized the administration of President Cleve land and pledges their earnest support in B. HILL, OF NEW YORK. all hia efforts to secure the enactment of Democratic measures and the carrying out of Democratic polities, expressing confidence that the people will sustain it at the polls in November. The remainder of the platform is de voted to state issues, closing with an en dorsement of Governor Flower's admin istration. TAMMANY IN A I'ANIC. They Are ireatly Kxerciseil Over Wliit- f ney s icetusai to itmi. Saratoga, N. ., Sept. 20. "lammany'a adherents were thrown into a condition bordering on panic today when the As sociated Press bulletin, announcing that Mr. Whitney had declined the nomina tion for governor, waa read. Senator Hill was first shown the dis patch and said: "I supposed that he would decline to accept it I had said all along that Mr. Whitney had no desire to enter politics." Lieutenant Governor Sheehan looked disappointed as he read the dispatch and said: "Whitney would have been a very strong man and the situation now is rather mixed Wo have wasted valuable time chasing a shadow." John D. Crimmins. a personal friend of Mr. Whitney has received a Tjerional message stating that Mr. Whitney de c'ined for personal reasons. In the headquarters of the other can didates the news caused great rejoicing and the several booms all received a new impetus. Senator Hill declined to say that he was for any candidate. The partisans of Mr. Hill were, of course, delighted at the declaration of Mr. Whitney that Mr. Hill was the fittest of the candidates to make the race, aud in the lobbies the report was started that Bonrke Cockran would stampede the con vention in Mr. Hill's favor. Said Senator Canton: "Senator Hill ia the logical candidate." Mayor Gilroy said: "I see nothing but Hill." The Gaynor boom has picked up a lit tle, but it is conceded that there is little hope for it. At 11 o'clock it was Hill or Thacher; the latter in case Hill refuses to accept The committee on credentials recon vened at 9 o'clock and the Monroe coun ty contest was taken up. W 1IITEV KEFfSES TO RUN. He Positively Declines to Accept the Nom ination. New York, Sept. 20. William a Whitney waa interviewed at Quarantine today and announced positively that he would under no circumstances accept the Democratic nomination for governor. He declined to enter at length into his reasons, but gave the impression that his business interests would not allow of his accepting the nomination. "There are plenty of better men in the Democratic party," he said in reply to a question as to his opinion on the subject of the probable nominee. -Mr. Whitney is apparently in the best of health and says he has enjoyed him self immensely while abroad. "In the first place, he said, "I will not accept the nomination under any cir cumstances. I stated that very posi tively before I left Fngland, in a cable gram to some one or other, I don't re member whom. There are plenty of better men in the party than I. I regard David B. Hill as the very best man for the place. . "I think he would ' poll an enormous vote. Of course, I think the next gov ernor will be a Democrat I am not well V ' WILLIAM C WUITNltV. euough posted in regard to the newa of the last few days to hazard a guess at the probable selection of the Demo cratic convention. I hope to see a strong man nominated" MiBllASKA I KMO C It A TS. A Fight lErln-een the ISryaii I'orces ami Oliier Democrats I On. Omaha, Sept. 20. The Democratic hosts of Nebraska assembled in Omaha todav but the ranks were divided and dis sension had taken the place of harmony, j Before the sta'e convention was called "to ! order this afternoon the situation was i chaotic. The free silver men were in the majority, but the administration forces had control of the state central committee, and the indications were that a conflict would be precipitated on the temporary organization. The Bryan forces had selected Ed. P. Smith of Omaha for temporary chair man, but this was not satisfactory to the central committee, and a meeting was held thia morning to name a man who would represent the administration. The free silver men have also decided to have W. D. Oldtiam of Kearney, for permanent presiding officer and this was also a thorn in the side of the adminis tration. By a yote ot 30 to .3 the central com mittee decided to- -reccommend Judge Matt Miller of David City, for temporary chairman and allowed the convention to choose the permanent officers. The convention waa called to order at 2:35 by Chairman Euclid Martin of the state central committee and Ed I. Smith was made temporary chairman after Matt Miller had been named aud withdrew. NOT DONE HERE YET. The Palace Car Men Will Make A notlier Visit Here. The report that Myers and Allen, the Pullmen men have accepted the proposi tion made to them at Hiawatha is denied by Frank L. Whitaker who has received a letter from them. "They will bo in Topeka tomorrow," he said, "and you can dedend upon it that they will accept no proposition until they came back to To peka. They will make a proposition when they return a.id will be prepared to listen to any offer Topeka will make." EXCITING KU3IOHS That the Czar of Ilussia is Dead Are Denied. Paris, Sept 26. It is stated here any reports circulated as to the death of the czar are undoubtedly mere bourse ru mors. A member of the Entourage of the Grand Duke Peter of Russia now in this city, when questioned today in regard to the czar's health said that the latter'a physician had promised him a new lease of life if he adtiered strictly to the orders given by hia attendants. It is added that there is no doubt that the czar ia suffering from severe kidney disease. LOCAL MENTION. The funeral of Robert M. Smith waa held at 10 o'clock this morning from his mother's residence at 129 CJuincy street The Rock Island did a big harvest ex cursion business yesterday and there were one or two extra coaches on all west and south bound trains. The case of Mrs. Cooley-Martineau, charged with selling liquor, is on trial in the district court this afternoon. It is the first of Detective F. M. Jacobs' cases. The jury in the libel case of Jefferson Davis came in this afternoon, being una ble to arrive at a verdict. The jury hung with 8 for acquittal and 4 for convic tion. The Ladies' Music club held their reg ular monthly meeting thia afternoon. They are preparing for their concert, complimentary to the Elks, on next Fri day evening. It is probable there will be a change in the time card of the entire Rock Is land system on Sunday, October 7. The officials here do not know what changes will be made. It will be simply the reg ularly semi-yearly change. Harrison Davidson and Fred Merwin had a narrow escape in a runaway lait evening and got off with severe bruises. They were driving Will Eberle'u horse near Christ hospital when it took fright and ran into a ravine. The horse, a val uable colt, was killed. The boys thought for a few minute3 they were seriously hurt but they were not. Mr. R II. Lindsey, the well-known newspaper correspondent who formerly lived in Topeka but who has been Wash ington correspondent of the Kansas City Times since he left Topeka, was in the city todayT During the last two weeks Mr. Lindsey has been investigating the Kansas City, Kan., lotteries for hia paper. CHICAGOAROUSED. The Civic Federation of That City Still Has the (J amblers In' the Throat. A N 0 15 Jj E I! A T T JL E Is Fought For Dormey and IlesiK't'tability By the Society Whose : Purpose is to Enforce Laws. Chicago, Sept 20. The continued "close-up" of the gambling houses hero ia giving the gambling fraternity a great deal of anxiety. For the firot lime in years thero havo been no gambling rooms open in Chicago for so long a period. The furniture from most of the resorta has beon hidden away and the houses are barren and forlorn. The zeal of the police also continues. Capt. Hart nett raided two poker joints and a crap game Saturday night These are the last gambling resorts to bo closed up. No more have since been found. Constables arrested Edward Corrigan, John Brenock and Joseph Tllmun at llie Hawthorne track Saturday on warrants from Justice Cunningham's court. Gambling places havo been closed in Chicago many times, but never before has a powerful organization like the Civic Federation got after them. The Federation people with Lyman J. Gage at their head are determine! to keep the gamblers down. Sunday was the Civic Federation's field day, and the crowds that came to join tho uprising against the gambling houses had no limits except iu thousands and tho capacities of the churches und Central Music hall. Tho afternoon mass meet ings began within two hours after all tho pulpits had thundered Invectives, and two of tho largest auditorium in the city were only wide and high enough to ac commodate a fraction of the great jatm of people who applied for udmissioii. The enthusiastic campaigners Hocked iu such hosts that there was not a scat, in the hall from footlights to tide poie a half hour before the time for the lirst speech, and tlie overflow poured liko a m'rhty river along tlie streets to tlie doors of the First MethodUt church. The throngs, about the two meeting places were like those of the world's fair year. So intense was tho excilo ment aud rush for eta-ding room tli.it the ushers were ovrp7.vered, the uUles packed with shouting, cheeriiig, hissing people, aud the streets lined with disap pointed converts and virt Uous warriors who complained that the lake front had not been used for the demoiihtraliou and not buildings big euough only lor tho early comers. Pastors and business men, women, priests and judges graced the topmost galleries, and the boxes held the shifty and thoughtless, who cut short the Sunday dinners and secured front seats. There whs not an inch iu church or thea ter that was vacant, with dignified agita tors perched on window sills, the stage and pulpit edges ami steps, or peeritig from Iho farthermost fringes of tho au dience, barely within seeing and hear ing distance of the orator. Corporation Counsel Henry Rubena attempted to read a statement iu defense of Mayor Hopkins, but was nearly drowned out by hisses. The bold, unequivocal, unqtialitiei statement from tho mayor that thero would be no more public gambling in the town as long as ho waa mayor, was accepted with smiles and side i lances, while tlie member of tho federation who declared this promiso would require watching, was compelled to stand silent in a salvo of approval that lasted consid erably longer than two minutes. And after all the speaking the people's hatred of gambling was expressed in the following resolution commending the federation, and urging all good citizens to aid the mayor aud the chief of police in tho work : "We, citizens of Chicago, in mail meeting assembled, believing that public gambling is one of the most demoraliz ing if not the most utterly vicious of pub lic crime3, rejoice in the evidences that we see of the uprising of the p; ple against it We commend the action of the Civic Federation in pushing the con test against the great vice and rejoice to know that both the city and county authorities have resolved to render that organization aid in ita great contest, working together without regard to par ly for the extermination. of gambling in thia city, and we urge all good citizens to give every possible aid not only to the Civic Federation, but to his honor, the mayor, and the chief of police, iu the performance of their duty to suppress this great evil which under succsive administrations has grown to such pro portions in our midst" More interesting developments are looked for. ; MOVING ON PEKING. Thirty Thousand More 7amncMe Tronps Sail From HiroH, himt. Washington', Sept. 20. Today's ad vices from Tokio stating that a (second Japanese army of 30,01K) men sailed from Hiroa, China, yesterday, is regarded la olficial eirclea here as the first move in the advance on tho Chinese capital, Peking. It is pointed out that there is no need of Japanese reinforcements iu Curea, aa since the battle in Ping Yan tho Japa nese have had practically possession of Corea with their first army. F.vanaton'n Library Dedicated. Chicago. Sept 20. The magnificent Arringtoa Lunt library, the gift to Evans ton of the millionaire, Arrington Lunt, was dedicated today. Addresses were made by Justin Winsor,' librarian at Harvard; President Henry Wade Rogers of North western University, Mr. Luut the donor, and others.