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Massachusetts Republicans Meet
in Convention Today.
Governor Greenhale Was Re
nominated bv Acclamation.
Lieut. (?t?.T:iQr Woleott Was
Also Renominated.
All the Nominations Were Made
by Acclamation.
' Boston, Oct. 5. The Massachusetts
state Republican convention assembled
in Music hall today, Samuel Winslow
actine: as temporary secretary. On re
porting1 a permanent organization the
committee states through Senator Hoar
that Congressman Cogswell, who had
been selected for the president's place,
had tent a telegram stating that hid phy
sicians would not permit him to attend,
therefore the temporary president, Wins
low, was continue 1 in the chair as per
manent chairman.
Curtis iaild, Jr , was appointed to read
Congressman Cogg3weli'a speech, which
he had written.
Senator II jar, a chairman of the com
mittee on resolutions, submitted the fol
lowing report:
The Platform.
The principles of the Republicans of
Massachusetts are as well known as the
commonwealth iuelf, well known as the
republic, well known as liberty, well
known as justice.
Chief among th.im are: An equal share
in govern nient fcr every citizen; best
possible wages for every workman; the
American market for American labor;
every djilar paid by the government,
both the gold and silver dollars of the
constitution, and their paper representa
tives honest and unchanging in value
and equal to every other; better immi
gration laws; better naturalization laws;
no tramp, anarchist, criminal or pauper
labor to be let in so that citizenship shall
not be stained or olluted.
Sympathy with liberty and republican
government at horjts and abroad, Ameri
canism everywhere: the flag never low
ered or dishonored; no surrender in Sa
moa; no barbarous queen beheading men
in Hawaii; no lynehings or punishment
without trial; faith kept with the pen
sioners; no deserving old soldier in the
poor house; suppressions of dram drink
ing and dram soiling; a school at the
public charge, open to all the children
and free from partisan or sectarian con
trol. No -distinction of birth or religious
creed in the rights of American citizen
ship; clean politic?; pure administration;
no lobbyists; refjrm of old abuses;
leadership among loftier paths; minds
ever open to the sunlight and the morn
ing, ever open to new truth ami nw
duty as the years bring their lessons.
The platform was, read by Senator
Hoar, chairman of the committee on res
olutions. Senator Lodge, fefter some routine busi
ness, moved the rdnominatiou by accla
mation of Governor F. T. Greenhalge.
The motion was adopted, aud similar
action was taken as to Lienteuant Gover
nor Roger Woleott.
William M. ):y was nominated by ac
clamation for secretary of the common
wealth, and Henry M. Phillips, for treas
urer and receiver general; General John
W. Kimball, for auditor, and II. M.
Knowltou, tor attorney general.
Governor Greentudge was introduced
and addressed the convention.
Tlie lrotective Committee Controvert
the Declaration of tlie Directors.
New Yokk, Oct. & The call Tor prox
ies issued October 3 ly the directors of
the Achisou raiircad to the stockholders,
has caused tho Atchison protective re
organ. zation committee, composed of
Henry i lews, Thecdore W. Meyers, Ben
jamin F-. Tracey aad others, to issue a
statement controverting soma of the
declarations made by the directors. The
.committee points cut ttre depreciation of
the value of the stock from $120 to f 3
per share within a year and concludes
"The stockholders now have a choice
of electing an entirely new board of di
rectors w;th no cmnectrnent with the
past management, or on the other hand,
of supporting a directory the majority of
whom are totally affiliated with or were
ap pointed directly or indirectly at the
instance of the retiring members. If you
have not already issued a proxy in favor
of Theodore W. Mtjyers, Benjamin F.
Tracey andjM. F. Dickinson Jr., please
sign arid rV-urn fh enclosed blank to
any memlef of the Atchison protective
committee, which will revoke any prox
ies heretofore issut-d by you."
A Wealthy Clierok.ee Hhot.
Van Be ken. Ark., Oct. 6. Near Salli
6;:w, I. T., Nathan Jones, a deputy United
States marshal siio: and instantly killed
Newt Fry, one of the wealthiest Chero
kee in this part of the nation. Frv shot
at Jones tlrt, and was attempting to shoot
again when killed. Jones was guarding
a prisoner, whom Try was desirous of re
leasing and having an old grudge against
Jones, thought this a good time to tret rid
of him.
Xew York Bank statement.
New York, Oct. 6. The weekly bank
statement shows the following chances
Reserve, decrease fl.340,845; loans, in
crease $ 2,, 16.200; specie, increase $204 -00U;
legal tenders, decrease fSlS.oOO
depojits, increase f 2.907,900; circulation!
increase f 38.300. The banks now hold
.9,4UJ,00 in excess of the require
ments of the 25 pgr cect rule.
leelHre Aiiit Caprivl.
NewY,.kk, Oct. 6. A special from
Berlin says the N itional Liberal Press
has declared against Count Von Caprivi.
The emperor has sent to him for a re
port oa tii a matter.
But the Committee Iitl fot Make It, Says
Mr. Bristovv.
The Emporia Republican recently
published. a Ion editorial favoring
Major Calvin Hood of Emporia for United
States senator, and the editorial has
caused consternation among the mem
bers of the state central committee, from
the fact that the article quoted from a
circular said to have been issued by the
committee, as follows:
"Although in no sense a politician.
Major Hood's election to the senate
would be creditable to the state and con
tribute materially in restoring our credit
and good name among the people of the
nation. His wide acquaintance with the
solid business men of the east and west
would give him an influence in the sen
ate that would be equal to that of Major
Morrill iu the governor's chair."
Secretary Bristow said: "I know noth
ing of such a circular and nothing of the
kind has emanated from this committee.
It should be apparent to anyone that we
would not do a thing of that kind." The
other members of the committee who are
in the city say the same thing.
The Journal does not know to what
comuiittee then the Republican refers,
but the statement itself is a remarkably
true and commendable one so far
, as it goes. Major Hood is
! one of the test financiers and
! executive business men. in this country
j and congress nseds j ust such
men to disentangle the financial
troubles into which this nation has
drifted. Major Hood would lend
his aid too in remonetizing sil
ver. He does not believe iu the
single gold standard, and thinks a great
mistake, which ought to be remedied,
was made when silver was dethroned.
The Gould and Otlier Well Known
pie on the. Slime Ship.
New Yokk, Oct. 6. After a stormy
voyage the American line steamer New
Y'ork has arrived at her dock in this city.
Among the passengers were Mr. and
Mrs. George Gould and family. Congress
man W. L. Wilson, Congressman isidor
Strauss, Henry Abbey, A. Cas Caniield,
Philip Schuyler, W. S. and Norman
Cramp of Philadelphia.
After breakfast lion. W. L. Wilson and
Hon. Isadora Strauss took seats on the
upper deck and talked with an Associa
ted Press reporter. Both of them asked
eagerly for pioliticil news and scanned
the newspapers carefully.
.vir. Wilson replying to several ques
tions said: "I feel fuily recovered from
my recent illness and have enjoyed my
trip very much." The speaker's face
was the picture of health. ,
Speaking of his trip abroad, he said:
"I did not go over to talk tariff, but I met
a number of the leading tiaancial and
business men in London last week at the
Chamber of Commerce dinner. 1 ppoke
to them, and said the new tariff bill was
not made to suit them, but to suit Ameri
cans. "My remarks, I -believe, were cabled
over here and I have nothing to add to
them. The British will have to look out
for us when we get free raw material,
for we will command supremacy in man
ufactures; our merchant marine wili be
restored and our merchants will appear
in neutral markets." y
Mr. Gould said to-a reporter: "I have
no fault- to find with the treatment or
the criticism or the statement by the
Fnglish newspapers in connection, with
the yacht races. The Vigilant isa heavy
weather boat and not euited to the itnide
courses. The Britannia is quicker in
stays, but I consider mine the better
boat. I may go back again to race on
the other side, but 1 cannot say that it
will be next year. I may build auother
yacht, but I am uot certain and I don't
like making plans for the f uture."
Speaking of his family he said: "My
sister Anna is now ia school in Paris and
studying hard. She is uot engaged to
any prince or any one else, and when
she is I will announce it."
Me Can't Live Through the 1 lay Unless
Ttiere Is a Change for tlie I5etter.
Bellefontk, Pi, Oct. o Ex-Gov.
Curtin passed a poor night After mid
night he grew restless and became per
ceptibly weaker. His condition, which
was much more favorable yesterday
afternoon and early in the evening, has
I grown steadily worse. Ho is smiting
j rapidly and his phynicians give no en
j couragemetit to his family.
Unless a sudden change for the better
occurs within the next few hours, he can
scarcely live through the day.
.Sargent Says the Order to Move the Fire
men'! lleadtiuarters wa Imperative.
Tkrke Haltk, Ind., Oct. ti. Grand j
Master Sargent and Grand Secretary Ar- !
nold, of the Brotherhood of Locomotive ;
Firemen, have returned from the con von-
tion. . 1
Mr. Debs had brought word that the :
order to remove the head. quarters from
this city was not imperative, but Mr. Sar
gent gays this is a mistake. ;
Nine cities have asked for the head- j
quarters. The grand trustees will meet
here November lo to decide upon a loca- ;
IliH Disease i a Complication of IJrijjht's
Disease and Diabete.
Berlin, Oct. 6. A correspondent of
the Associated Press has had an inter
view with Prof. Leydeu, the distinguished
specialist, whJ has just returned from
Spala, where lie has been iu attendance
upon the czar in conjunction with Prof.
Zachara. Prof. Ley den, replying to the
request of the Associated Press for a
definite statement as to the natare of the
illness of the czar, said, distinctly : -Hia
majesty is sulfering from Bright's dis
ease." He added, however: "But the
disease ia as yet in a mild form, though
complicated with diabetes. The latter is
causing difficulty in breathing."
Thnrbfr Will Remain With (irovrr.
Washington, Oct. 6. Mrs. Thurber
and her children returned to Washing
ton from Marion, Mass., today. Mr. Thur
ber, it is expected, wiH remain with the
president at Gray Gables until Mr.
Cleveland returns to Washington.
Governor McKinley is Swinging
Rapidly 'Round the Circle.
On His Way from Des Moines
to St. Paul.
The Governor Thanks Him for
Republican Times.
Speaks at Marshalltown, Iowa
to 5,0 00 People.
Marshali.tow?, Iowa., Oct. 6.
Governor McKinley arrived from
Des Moines at 9:40 a. m. to-
j day, accompanied by Governor Jackson,
I Congressman Henderson, Chairman
! Blythe and other distinguished Republi-
ans. The committee of escort from this
city met the visitors at Nevada.
The noted advocate of protection
was hurried up town to the court house
park, where he spoke for twenty minutes
I m the open air to fully o.OOO people. His
speech, though necessarily brief, was
characteristic, pointed and forcible, and
the enthusiasm of the crewd was un
bounded. Col. Henderson spoke briefly
following McKinley, who left for St.
At Ackley the governor said: "I have
been speaking for some days, doing what
I could for Republican principles and
the Republican party, and I have found
that it is in the hearts of the American
people to stand by the great princi
ples of a protective tariff which
means patriotism and prosperity.
We are indebted more than we
can express to Mr. Cleveland and his ad
ministration for this splendid spirit of
Republicanism that we iind everywhere
iu the land.
"Everything has suffered since that
fatal day in November, but the Re
publican party. The principles of that
party are dearer to the American people
today than they have ever been before,
and we can almost afford to
bear with the ills that have
been put on us during the3e years be
cause they have made the people see
that the material prosperity of this coun
try is safer iu the hands of the Republi
can party than in the Democratic party.
"This administration has made Demo
crats aud independent Republicans, weak
Republicans, stalwart aud stalwart lie
publicans invincible."
Congressman Henderson accompanied
Governor McKinley from Des Mouiea
ami introduced him to the people in his
district. Governor Jackson and ( hair
man Blythe also escorted KcKinley to
the Minnesota line.
JPorturuene Naval Ottieers Prepared a Man
ifesto and the Xriiiter of It was Arrested.
Madkip, Oct. 6. According to advices
received here from Lisbon the greatest
excitement prevails at the capital of Por
tugal. It is stated that a lartre
number of Portuguese naval offi
cers, aggrieved at a certain passage
in the speech which the king recently
made at the opening of the Portuguese
court, drew up a manifesto, in the form
of a protest, addressed to the nation. No
names were attached to this document,
but its authors are known to bo men of
high position and influence.
The police have arrested the man who
printed the manifesto and the greatest ex
citement has been caused at Lisbon by this
action upon the part of the dissatisfied
naval officers. In connection wtth the
disturbance it is reported that the minis
ter of marine, J. A. De Brissac Des Neus
Ferrena, will tender his resignation.
The Portuguese authorities, according
to the advices received here have re
fused to allow any news regarding the
action of tne naval officers and its proba
ble consequences to be telegraphed
abroad and as the result this information
had to be sent here by mail from Lisbon.
Belgians Surround Arabs in Cono State
ami Ivill Tiiem Without Ouarter.
London, Oct. 1. The Exchange Tele
graph company announces that tne Afri
can mails has brought news of serious
lighting between the Arabs and Belgians
in tho Congo states.
It is alleged by these advices tliat the
Belgians claimed a truce after heavy
lighting aud that they hemmed in the
Arabs and massacred them without quar
ter. Another account says that the
Arabs commanded by Chief Rutniliza,
after a truce, agreed upon a conference
which was eventually commenced. Buc
almost immediately afterwards the Arab
powder magazine exploded.
This caused botn sides to susDect
treachery and lighting between them
was resumed. l tie Arabs were sur- 4
rounded on all sides by the Belgians and
were nearl- all massacred. Chief Rum
iliza succeeded in escaping, but tiie great
majority of his followers perished. Over
thirty chiefs were numbered among the
slain. The Belgians captured 3aO,ciOl
lakhe worth of property.
I-aHt Xisht'i Firf.
The fire department was called out
this morning at 1:85 to the house at 700
Lane street owned and occupied by
License Collector Charles Vauderpool.
Matches and mice are bulletined as the
cause of the fire, which was extinguished
at a loss to Vauderpool of about $20.
Mr. Chin Neat to An Asjlora.
Chicago, Oct 6. Mrs. Fanny Chin,
the famous colored singer who toured
Europe a few years ago was sent to an
asylum today suffering from alcoholism.
She was on the verge of delirium tremens
when arrested.
tvafli r tame a funic.
Loubenzo M ARyuEZ, Delagoa Bay,
Oct. 6. The Kaffirs are raiding cattle
within a mile of the town. A panic pre
vails among the inhabitants.
The Woman Selected to Lead tlie Cam
paign of Influence Is IMscovered.
'New Yokk, Oct. C The woman
whom' the Rev. Dr. Parkhurst has been
seeking to lead the "Campaign of Influ
ence" has been discovered. She is Mrs.
Charles Russell Lowell, daughter of the
venerable .Mrs. Shaw, who has given to
the cause of woman suffrage four daugh
ters. 3Irs. Lowell ia perhaps better known
arJosephine Shaw Lowell. She iives
next door to her mother's house, and is a
woman of social prominence as well as a
woman of intelligence and thought. Sev
eral problems have for a longtime en
gaged her attention, but her assumption
of the leadership ofDr. Parkhurts's idea
was considered impossible by those who
know her best.
Mrs. Lowell comes of a family that
have long been connected with public
at'airs. Her sister, Mrs. George William
Curtis, is a woman of rare attainments.
Another sister is Mrs. Robert Miuturn, a
leader in the fashionable society of this
Mrs. Lowell said last night:
"I feel called upon to undertake this
work. The outrages of law that have so
long been thrust upon the citizens of
this city have stirred" me deeply, and
when Dr. Parkhur3t, through the press,
urged the women to uso their influence
in organized effort I felt called upon to
i '"I did not come forward when the first
invitation was offered because I felt that
many other women were more fitted to
head a crusade but when I saw tho
apathy, the lack of courage to take up
the work, I decided to do so."
"What are my plans? Briefly, they
are to so instruct women that they will
see and understand just where the errors
in our form of municipal government
exist and what the remedies are. Women
should be as much interested in decent
government as men, for they have the
same interests to support and the same
oppressions to bear."
French Making: Preparation to Iteceive
Four C S. Men of War.
London, Oct. 6. A dispatch from Par
is to the Times says: Preparations are
being made at Toulon to welcome
four American men-of-war which
are expected to arrived there
shortly and the Russian flotilla, which
will go to Toulon from Brest.
The dispatch adds the government has
decided to build two great docks at
Cherbourg to accommodate armed crui
sers and first men of war.
The Iopulit 'House of Itepresentatl ves
Refused to Pass an Anti-I'ass I. aw.
It is not generally- kuown that the
Populist house considered an anti-pass
biii, but such is the fact. Doubleday of
Sumner county introduced House bill
No. ydii, which was entitled ''An act to
piohihit tlie granting'and using of free
passes and transportation aud prescrib
ing penalties therefor."
On Friday, February loth, the commit
tee on railroads reported that it be in
deiinitely postponed, and this was ac
cordingly done.
Iavid ltathbone Files Nomination 1'apers
Fur Judge in the 33nl IMstrict.
David Rathbone, who was a candidate
for the nomination for district judge be
fors the Populist convention in the
Twenty-third judicial district, today lilod.
with the secretary of state two sets of
nomination papers asking that his name
be printed on the official ticket as a
candidate for judge.
The Popuiist convention, before which
Rathbone was a candidate, adjourned
wit hout making a nomination, winch it is
understood was intended to bo in the in
terest of W. 11 Saum, the Democratic
candidate for judge.
Rathbone now liles papers nominating
himself as an "Independent Free Silver
Candidate" for judge, and also as the
"Peoples Candidate."
The Republican candidate in this dis
trict is Lee Monroe.
A Cnrlingr Iron Causes a Kire at Lake For
est L'niversity.
Chicago, Oct. 6. The young lady stu
dents iu Ferry hall. Lake Forest univer
sity, were thrown into a panic today by a
umall blaze which was tstarted by a red
hot ha:r curling ison.
The H'udents rushed wildly from the
building and many were knocked down
in the crush, though none were seriou-dy
hurt. The fire was extinguished with
slight damage.
PA L iTjONES CO 31 1 NO.
The Much Talked of tilohe Trotter Will
Iteaeh Topeka Tonight.
Paul Jones, the famous globe trotter
who left Boston last February, will reach
Tot eka tonight
He made a wager that he could leave
Botou without money or clothes and go
around the world within a year and earn
$o,UOU. He uas beu in Kansas City a
week where he was paid $125 by a local
theater management as a side attraction.
Italian Lnhorern Kiot.
Nkwakk, N. J., Oct. G. Striking Ital
ian laborers to the number of i'UU made
an attack today on about lifty men who
had taken their places iu the sewer con
struction on Clifton avenue. Three were
badly injured and one of them may not
recover. Wrhea the police reached the
scene of the riot all of the attacking
party had fleiL
Hmallpox iu 1Yieon:n.
Green Bay, Wis., Oct C. ihe Indian
fair at the Oneida reservation has been
postponed owing to the fct
that smallpox has . broken ou'.
The state board of health has ordered
into quarantine all persons exposed,
amonj; whom are many school chtidien.
The situation is considered grave.
The north side has not recently had
such a treat as will be given in the North
Congregational church on Monday even
ing next At that time the Morgan fam
i7v will present one of their unique concerts.
Chinese Troops Said to be Flee
inir from Moukilen.
Are In Mortal Terror of the
Japanese Advance.
Japanese Fleet of 70 Ships
Enters Gulf of Pe-Chi-Li.
Great Excitement Prevails in
Shanghai and Elsewhere.
London, Oct 6. A dispatch from
Sir ftiai today says that the masters of
several Chinese junks which arrived at
Che Foo yesterday report having sight
ed a large fleet of Japanese transports
escorted by warships on Tuesday night.
This Japanese fleet was then entering
the gulf of Pe Chi Li and after steam
ing westward for some distance the
course of the war ships and transports
was altered to about northeast. All the
Japanese fleet warships and transports
included, numbered severity ships. -,
Their presence in the gulf of Pe Chi
Li has caused the greatest excitement at
Shanghai and elsewhere. In Loudon it is
believed that the Japanese fleet referred
to as having been sighted is the expe
ditionary force consisting of 3U,U00 men
which left Hiroschima, the Japanese
headquarters on September UO, under
sealed orders and under command of
Field Marshal Count Oyama, who was
Japanese minister of war.
L'pon taking command of the expedi
tion, he temporarily handed over the
portfolio to the minister of marine, Count
Saigo. This force composed the second
Japanese army corps and was escorted
by the second Japanese squadron.
A dispatch received at New Chong of
Lao Ton says that the Chinese are in f ull
retreat from Moukden, which is threat
ened by the advance of the Japanese
troops from Corea, and the Japanese
force said to have been landed near Pas
hiet Bay and not far from the Russian
teiritor. bordering on Corea and the
Chinese province of Manchuria.
Another report which reaches London
from Shanghai says that it is believed
at the latter city that the Chinese force
which has been defending Moukddn
has been hastily summoned from that
place in order to oppose the projected
Japanese landing either in the gulf of
Pe Chi Li, or in the gulf of Lao Ton.
The Chinese have been hurriedly adding
to the fortifications of New Chwaug, in
anticipation of a Japanese attack upon
that port, or. a lauding in its neighbor
hood. Chinese to Borrow lO.OOO, OOO Pounds.
Iiks Lsin. Oct. 6. 1 ho Chineso rov. I
eminent has authorized a tirm here to
j raise a loan of 10,OJO,OUD sterling. The
sum of l,U(J'J,00tJ has already been placed
I privately. The rates of interest aro not
j A Typhoon at lions' Ivonjj.
j Hong Kong, Oct. G. A typhoon has
i swept over this port. Much damage was
done among the small craft in the har
bor. One of these vessels was sunk and
all hands drowned.
ENGLISH li U S Y li 0 1) I E S .
The Vail Mall (iazette ItebukeM i:nKllMh
Impel tine nee.
London, Oct. 0. The Pall Mall Gaz
ette this afternoon, commenting upon the
letter of the anti lynching committee
and the reply to it made by Gov. Jones
of Alabama, says that the committee's
letter was nothing short of impertinence,
adding: "We are entirely iu agreement
with the snub administered in the gov
ernor's reply. Public opinion in America
in enlightened and alert enough to deal
with its cwn administrative abuses with
out the interference of a committee of
irresponsible Knglish busybodies.
"We hope that the lesnon will not be
lost upon the Americans themselves. No
body of Americans has as yet gone to the
length of addressing the lord lieutenant
of Ireland, or the chief secretary of Ire
land, on the administration of law in Ire
land. But resolutions anil the like have
passed which come perilously near the
anti-lyuching committee's impertinence."
That Is Why He Is Indifferent to Attacks
Maile on Him.
New Yokk, Oct. 6. A World dispatch
from Baltimore says: Senator Gorman's
close friends here say he is suffering
from Bright's disease and has accepted
the advice of his physician, Ir. Lincoln,
to abstain from active political work.
This accounts, they say, for the indif
ference the senator has manifested to the
anti-German resolutions parsed by so
many Democratic county conventions in
this state, and as to the nomination for
congress in the Fourth district of John
K. Cowen, counsellor of the Baltimore it
Ohio railroad, and one of the senatoi's
Ex-(ov. "ot;?r nnd Partner Kettle.
1-o.stokia, O., Oct. 0. The long de
layed settlement with the creditors of ex
Gov. Foster and his partner, Mr. Davis,
has at length come about Tho assignee
today announced that he would be able
to pay 4J cents on the dollar, and claims
to the amount of f213,00. The settle
ment with creditors will commence at
Uomestie Ketrencnment.
Father (at tea) We must retrench in
every way, my dear, and you, too,
Laura, must do your part.
"iles, papa."
Father (next morning) Had you
company last night, Laura?
"Yes, papa; Mr. Billcoo was here. "
"Seems to me you h&d very little light
in tho parlor. "
"Yes, papa; I remembered vhat you
said about my doing my part in ro-
l trfcuchine. ' Brooklyn Lilo.
Populliit Committee It If I orniul Cmt
plalntM Against the Independent 'liU .1.
Chairman Breidenthal and Secrt-t-iry
Seruple, of the Populiet htate (f uti,il
committee, this afternoon tiled vvit'i !,
secretary of state their formal ol j rtm:n
to tlie indeoendaut Populist tio.v- oa
which Cyrus Corning is thecandidatu for
Mr.'Breidenthal sayi ho does no, cam
how many tickets are placed in nomi'i.i
tion or how many tickets are prime 1 i n
the otlicial ballot but he does objei l t )
any other ticket than the one hn r t re
sents being placed on the ballot u t.io
Peoples' or Populist ticket.
The attorney general, secretary of
state and state auditor constitute a imper
ial election board, to hear and derido nil
contested points in recard to tim l.iin it
of tickets or nomination paper, an I tins
committee has decided to hear Ibis c.i n
October 10, at 11 a. m. '
A Story of How a llnilet I'lovvr
d Its Way
Through Hi JSeurd.
A Washington dispatch says that wh':!.
Senator Pfer was in Oklahoma t'fn n:y
makiug speeches, a cowboy sent a bulii. t.
through the senator's flowing beard.
The dispatch says: Senator IVifer ram.
at tho appointed time, was met at lU
station by an enthusiastic t ra's l..mi,
and escorted to the scene of actum.
Quite a crowd of sombreroed nral in
aud half-breed Indiana had assembled
to gaze for the lirst time up n
a real, live representative from tun
American house of lord. hi r. IV:n r
passed a couple of hours very pleaxmMy
in expounding the doctrines of Populism.
Atthe conclusion of his remarks lu did
a jobbing business in handshaking and
exhortation. He passed ' among t)m
crowd, grasping each one by tho liati !,
sympathizing with tho auditors upon th
scourge of grasshoppers, locusts and c it
erpillars that had followed Ropu I i ic in
misrule, and urged everbody to li id re t,
plentitude and prosperity iu the Populit-t
And then the crisis came. There was
a sound like the sundering of a tl inc'i
scantling and a chunk of lead, proj rte l
hurriedly from a Colt's revolver, ploue t
its way through . Senator Pen"er"s whisk
ers. There was a shower of wlinKcri.
A few long, wavy hairs would l.eemnti
disengaged at a time and 11 i.it gei:t!v
down to earth. Then the senator won! 1
frantically run his haul through In
beard and a few more hairs w.ml 1 !
disentangled and follow the example of
their predecessors. The si;rht was omu
that completely unnerved many t"!,':'
man. Those present will never i ,t,;i -i
the tragic denouement
The senator has been seen at his liomo
herein Topeka and his whiskers nhovv
no sign of eucli a catastrophe and t'i-
dispatch is evidently a li iglily imafj i n at i vu
Xew York Jemoerati t'onniiit.
NiiW Yokk, Oct. (i. The Demm-rul:.;
committee was in sesiion this muiiii i:.' .it
the Park Avenue hotel. A number of
local politicians were called on to ..tin
sel with the committee. It U under-' . l
that the notifications of candidates w.il
not be made until the ticket shall h.ivn
been completed by tho suhnlilulion of a
name in place of J ude Gaynor for j u i f:i
of the court of appeals.
Nrnator 31 e IUeroii Will Itetire.
Newark, N. J., Oct. (J. A letter w;-.t
received by Assembly man Miwcn Hi .;e
low from Senator McPherson in wimvi
the latter states that he is not a cu l.
date for a'fourth term in the senate, !
cannot assume the reaponsi bii it v," sul
he, "of an active and exciting political
struggle which the situation in Now Jer
sey seem3 to make iiocer-sary to insure a
complete success."
Wichita Attorney Hitnrred.
Washington. Oct. 0. Win. T. llnteh
iua of Wichita, Kas., has been disbarred
from practice tiefore tho patent ot'icc
Arrive at (.ray 4altleM.
Bl-zzakds' Bay, Oct 0.---The ya.-ht
Oneida arrived this morning with Mr.
Benedict aud party.
Eugene F. Ware returned today from
St. Louis.
Charles S. Gleed is expected horn :s ia
a few days.
'1 lie funeral of Mrs. K. J. Snvder,
mother of w. A. Snyder, will bo no id to
morrow afternoon at ii o'clock at the Fir it
Christian church.
Walter Allen, of General Superintend
ent Hitt's oliice of tho Rock Inland, h.n
gone to ( 'hickaidia, Oklahoma, to take
charge of ti.e alKduii.
Tlie Rock .Island iia-i made a ruto '
the O ld Feilov.o' convention at icl.i a
of one fare for the rutin I trip. The .in
ta Fe announces tue same rati1.
The iu irlette composed of Jlr, Park
hurst, .iirs. Wear, JI r, Carey and Mr.
Hinckley, who tang at the Prosbyteria.i
church last winter, will tomorrow i e -mi
1 r this winter.
The Topeka Cash Dry Goods company
of Topeka was chat tel ed ti lav. 'ih
capital is $11, The direct, i i i.ro O.
F. Sawyer and L. S. Sawyer of Junct'.o'i
City, and Anthony D muth and L. 1..
Demuth of Topeka.
Frank Barues livei at 11H2 Tavlor
street and had a ttuit of eiothes y e-,t er-ia y
that he hasn't today. VcVeid ii- atter
noon somebody (dipped into his room
while he was away and took th.j clothe
out. It was a nice suit and the matter
has been reported to the police.
Some time hist evening wjulo I Di
ment was out in front of his clothing
store at 504 Kansas avenue looking 1 r
customers, one biipped uto the .-Jure 1
took out four pairs of troiiser-s. Jn-t
when it was douo -Mr. Dimeul iIjm not
know, but tho trousers are gone and
there is no cash equivalent in the
drawer. -
Mattie Johnson, who aid nau.litv
things to J. H. Hamburg when he cade 1
ou her to collect a bill due I) id wifo lot
making Mattie a dress, whs lined .f I and
a considerable quantity of costs in Jus
tice Chesney's court yesterday af tern. .it.
She hasn't much money and will pro!
bly be compelled to board with the cuuj
ty for awhda,

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