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nt fr MM. 10 CENTS A WEEK. TOPEKA, KANSAS, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 8, 1894. TWENTY-SECOND YEA I J. .. W , 1 : I 1 1 . 1 0 DR. HOLMES' DEAD. The Poet and Humorist Fassed Away at Boston. The End Came Quietly but Sud denly Sunday Afternoon. HAD A LONG LIFE. He Had Just Passed His Eighty Fifth Birthday. A Kindly and Versatile Genius Has Been Removed. Beverly. Mass., Oct. 8. Oliver Wen Jell Holmes died at his residence at Beverly farm yesterday afternoon. Dr. Holmes had been ir feeble health for a Ion j- time, and although an iron constitution had long-baffled fiisea.se, it was a; last shattered. The last hours of Dr. Holmes were passed quietly, with his family, at his bedside. Dr. Holmes returned to Boston from Beverly farm about ten days ago and the removal g-reatl v fatigued him, and, it is thought, hastened the en 1. Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Ittoy in the old -'gambi-el roofed" house in Cambridge, Mass., opposite the Harvard u ni versify buildings. His father, Kev. Abiil Holmes, D. D., was CD eminent preacher, and was long pastor of the J?"irst Congregational church of Cambridge. Dr. Holmes graduated at Harvard in 1S-9, and, adopting the raeiical profession, com jdeted his studies in 18 30. Up to 1347 he tilled the chair of anat .ray and physiology at Dartmouth, and in the latter year assucie t s similar professor-hip at Harvard, since which time he resided continually in Boston. It would bi difficult to say whether Dr. Uoluies enjoyed greater distinc tion as a physic. an or man of letters. Doth ia the theory and practice of medicine he achieved the most bril liant success. lie especially devoted himself to the investigation of psy chological problems, raised by the in terdependence of mind and matter, a romance, Elsie Veaner, dealing- with this subject. The success of the At lantic Monthly was largely due to the Autocrat of the Breakfast Table and other prose pieces which he contrib uted. 11 is grace 'ut and polished style invested the dryst topic with a pecu liar charm, and made him one of the Lest known and most popular of American writer. As early us 131 Dr. Holmes' con tributions appea -ed ia various period icals and his reparation as a poet was established by the delivery of a met rical esay entitled "Poetry," which was followed by others in rapid suc cession. In 157 he bejaa in the At lantic Monthly a series of articles under the title of "The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table." which were followed in 1800 bv "The Professor at the Breakfast Table," in 1S72 by the Poet at the TWakfaat Table." In a. idition he has published "Astraea," 1850: "Currents and Counter Cur rents in Medical Science," 1361; "Elsie Vesiner, a Romance of Destiny," IS'51 : "liorder Lands in Ssme Provinces, of Medical Science," lM'iS: '"Songs on Jinny Keys," 1814; "Soundings From the Atlantic." 18(o4; "Humerous Poems."' 1S0.V, "The Guardian Angel," ISoS; "Me hanism in Thought of Morals," 170; "Sons of Many Sea sons." 1S74: "John L. Motley, a. Memoir," 187S; "The Iron Gate and Other I'oems," liSO; "Medical Essays," 18S4; Pasres From an Old Volume of Life," 183; "Ka pa Waldo Emerson," H-S4; "A Mortsl Antipathy," "Our Hundred Days in Europe." 187; "Before the Curfew," 1S83, and numerous poems recited at various reunions and dinners. , As a. writer of sonjs, lyrics and poems for festive oceasioni, he has long occupied the first place. In lsk5 he vis-ited England, wliere he was received with great cordiality. The later years of his life have been f.pent in quiet rstiremftnt at L'.everly Falls farm, broken occasionally by a lecture to the Harvard students. FEW KNEW MIS WAS ILL. Ir. Holmes' Tenti Came Very Suddenly and Va u. Oreat Surprise. Boston, Oct. 8. Until the news of Dr. Holmes' death appeared in the papers today few people beyond the immediato family of the venerable poet knew that liii illness was cr.tical. Though he had been a sufferer from asthma for some time anil the strcsrgle with the disease had left liim in a weakened condition, it was not until noon yesterday that the first decided mark cf death's coining was seen. In a brief quarter of an hour the great poet wan no more. To outward appear ances there is i.othing about the resi dence of Beacon street to indicate that the domestic serenity within has been ruthlessly broker. The funeral services w-ill be held at Kinws Chapel next "Wednesday at neon. It is expected that Kev. S. W. Brooke will be the officiating clergym to. COMMENTS OF LONDON PAPERS. They All PlHli Sy m pathetic Articles on Dr. Helmet' Ieath. London, Oct. 8. The afternoon news papers published sympathetic articles on the death of Oliver Wendell Holmes. The V estminister Gazette says: "His death is one of tl.cte literary losses which will be felt as a personal one, right across the broad lands and seas where English I spoken."' The Globe si7g: "It is no exaggera tion to ,iv that the news will be received by the English-SDeaking people through out the world with a feeling of almost personal bereavement He was among those few author who endear themselves to their readers by winning love before admiration." Ed JIcLeever tas gone to Leaven worth to attend tie United State caurt which convened today. LADIES A!s 2.il ELS. Women Raise a Commotion ly Giving a Minstrel Show for Benefit of the Church. Galksbckg, III., Oct. 8. Society here is all agog over an attack made by Rev. O. W. Van Osdel in his sermon last night on some twenty-live of "the 400." About a week ago s-ome ladies, including members of Kev. Dr. Van Osdei's tlock, gave a minstrel show for the benefit of the Universal tst church. The alfair was a great success in every particular. The ladies had their facas blacked and also, shouted the regulat.oa songs so common to the southern negroes and the "enrt" women wore big sparkling dia mond pins and played tambourines in a way that would do credit to professionals. This did not meet the approval of Kev. Mr. Van Osdel, and last Sunday evening he gave notice he would dwell upon the subject in his next sermon. During the week the matter has been the subject f or much speculation and the preacher was criticised. Some of the members of his church requested him not to mention the sub ject but he published in the evening papers a card in which he cliiraed the right as a Baptist minister to criticise the public acts of any .ndividual or set of individuals, and hat he would continue in the course he had laid out. The re sult was his church was fillad this even ing. He denounced in stirring terms such measures for raising money for the church. As a resuit of this sermon there is likely to be a break in lift v. Mr. Van O-del's church. FIRST HOPE THEY'VE HAD. The Democratic National Cnminittm Get an Encouraging; l.ettr lrom KaunL-t. 1 A Kansas Democrat has been giving some iuside information to the leaders of his party at the national heaiiju iriers in Washington. Ia his letter tais corres pondent says: "I am iucliaed to think that the Re publicans will win a majority ia the legis lature, and alio e.ect their state oiiioers, but I confess to beinir shaky on the latter proposition, it would tot surprise me to see the Democratic state ticket win, because the Prohibition party, if it develops strength, will get all from the Republican rauss. Already o.uou Chris tian E.-ideavorers have sign. lied their purpose to so change. 1 he Methodist church may aid many mora, as signified by three conferences, bhouid these de fections from the Republican ranks ma terialize, Overmyer would be in the po litical swim. Jerry Simpson will be the only Popuiiet congressman returned. Calderhead, who is opposed to Davis, is hampered by his monometitalist views, but I believe he will pull through." Who this Democratic prophet, is the national committee refuse to aay, but they regard his letter a3 all right, for it is the lirst Democratic eoe juranient they have received from Kaasas this year. IX TERROR OF KAFFIRS. The Inhabitants of Eourenzo Murquez Fear an iinuimilaie Attack. London, October 8. A dispatch from Johannesburg, to the Pail-Mall Gazette says that the report ia current there that the inhabitants of Lourenzo Marquez, Delagoa Bay, are in fear of an immedi ate attack upon the part of the Kaflirs. The hostile J.oahazulis are now said to be within a mile of the town. All tho stores are reported closed and everybody capable of bearing arms has been ordered 10 take part in t.ie deft-nse. All the barricades have beeu strength ened. PLUNGED INTO THE RIYER. A Vicious Wreck of a Puteugtr Train on the &oo. Milwaveis, Oct. 8. A special to the Wisconsin from Tomahawk, Wi., says train wreckers sawed the supporting timbers of the "Soo" railroad bridge at Tomahawk Junction, and the westbound passenger train was wrecked. The en gine plunged into lomahawk river. The body of the fireman is buried under tho engine. The engineer had borh legs broken. ISo passengers were injured. BIG REPUBLICAN RALLY. Shawnee County Republican Will Have n IS i Demoantraliou the Vk Preced ing Kltctioii. The Shawnee county Republican cen tral committee has decided to hold the biggest rally of the campaign in Topeka during the la-it week preceding election. Chairman Elliott ?a.d today that the exact dute for this meeting will not be fixed until the speakers are secured, but the meeting will last all day and all evening and will surpass anything held in Topeka in a political way during the campaign. Ilepnt!i"ara Injunction b'oive(l. M id dlesboro, K), Oct. S, Upon the motion of John T. While, who obtained the injunction against the Republican primary election Judge Jones, has dissolved it. Colson lipids the certidcate of nomination signed by nice members of the district committee. Light mem bers refued to sign. Colson's friend? are jubilant und claim that dissolving the injunction makes him the legal nominee. Adams and White will remain in the race. I'enanylrinia Kiiirond Changes. Pittsbcko, Oct. S. Important changes took place today among the Pennsylva nia railroad officials. James Reed, su perintendent of the West Pennsylvania, resigned. D. M. Watt, superintendent of the Pittsburg, Virginia &. Charleston, takes Reed's place; D. H. Lovell, super intendent of the Cambria & Clarion, with headquarters at Cresson, ttkes Watt's position, while Frank F. Robb, of Cam bria, succeeds Lovell. Caihier Sentenced. With Sympathy. Spkingfield, Mo., Oct. 8. Judge Philips today sentenced A. B. Crawford, the ex-cashier of the wrecked American National bank, to live years in the Mis souri penitentiary, after expressing sym pathy for the prisoner. The sentence was on the seventh count alone, f.ilse en tries. 11a was convicted on five counts, but the other four were ignored. Ilemvy Krot at Cherokee. Cherokee, Kan., Oct. S. A heavy frost, the first of the season, fell here last night, doing considerable daaiage ta iate garden trucli- THE CZ WORSE. A Sudden Change Has Taken Place in His Condition. Prayers for His Life Ordered in All the Churches. HAS TAINTING FITS. The Court Officials Have Hur ried to Livadia. Doesn't Seeui to le ilueh Hope for the Emperors Life. Bresi.au, Oct. 8. The Scheli3iche Zeitung publishes a dispatch from Si. Petersburg, which says that a sudden chauge for the worse has taken place in the condition of the czar. The dioa'.ca adds that the minister of war has ordered prayers for the preser vation of the life of the czar to be offer ed t p in all the garrison and regimental cliiiichea. Thia wrder is said to be due to a telegram received direct from Liva dia, and stating that the czn'a illness has taken a disquieting turn. Fainting lits are reported to have su pervened and to have rendered an opera tion immediately necessary. In conclu sion it ia stated that the court dignitaries and other high Russian officials have hurriedly started for Livadia. MAY RECALL MENDONCA. I lirazilian 2tslfls Seeking to Have tho J lini.i:ei to L'nited states lisilacel. I Washington, Oct. 8. The report from Brnzil that .Minister ."uendonea, who rep- regents that country in this city, 'will be among the Rraz.lian ministers to be given a change of station is not credited ; in di plornatic circles here, und is ascrib ed to the ill will of the rebel element in . Brazii toward .Mr. Mendonca. The latter was very active during the recent rebel lion ia strengthening President Piexoto against Ad.n;ral di Gama and the re- , bellioua navy which menaced Rio Jan- ; eiro for weeks. I Mr. Mendonca had one of the Red Line i steamers of New York transferred into a i djnamiie cruiser called the Nictherov, , which proceeded to Rio and promised to ; cause consternation with its dynamite : shells if the rebellion had not ur.expect ' edly ended. ' For this and other vigorous s'eps ;; against the rebels, he incurred their bit-' i tef hostility, and the recent report of his probable recall is traced to the intrigues j of this element, which has recently been ' taken back into citizenship. SHENG WAS SMOOTH. II e liought KJfleH for Two Tuli and Said Them for 2Vine. London, Oct. 8. A dispatch received from Shanghai today says that Siieng, the Taotai, or district magistrate of Tien Tsin, whose disgrace and flight have al ready been reported, had bought from Germauy 3l-J,U(J0 discarded rifles, for which he paid two taels each, and charged the government nine taels. lie also bought a large quantity of cartridges, which were found to be utterly useless. Li Hung Chang discovered the fraud, and sum oned &heng to him. In the interview that followed Li llung Chsm; is said to have slapped Bheng's face. Sheug later made an application for leave of absence on the plea that he was ill, and the leave was granted. The re port of an insurrection at Jehot, the Beat of one of the imperial palaces, and about 120 miles from Pekin, is apparently con firmed. LOOKING roil THE CKIIJ. The Iecisive Battle of the Chinese War Will be I'ought Soon. Washington. Oct. 8. The crisis of the China-Japan war is looked for within the next ten days or two weeks by those most interested and best informed on the con test. The legations of the two countries are expecting daily to hear that the de cisive battle has been fought This is based on the fact that the Japanese have been gradually closing in around Pekin, and the Invading army is compelled by force of circunistauces to strike their blow at once, or not at alL The intense cold which comes on about the middle of Ociober makes this im perative. The Japanese climate is very miid even in winter and the Japanese troops are wholly unprepared for the rigorous climate about Pekin, which 13 due within two weeks. The Chitiese look upon this as one of their defences and the Japanese fully appreciate that it compels them to con centrate their campaign for this year into the next few weeks, and, if possible, days. For that reason they are expected to make heroic efforts to decide the con test at once. They are without the heavy clothing, camp equipments, etc, for a campaign in the bitter cold. Madagascar iot Worth the Trouble. Pakis, Oct. 8. The Figaro today throws cold water upon the reported in tention of France to annex the island of Madagascar saying that "the result ob tained since 18S3 is not brilliant and scarcely suflicieut to mnke us desire to annex the island. The heavy expense of the annexation can easily be foreseen, whereas the advantages are very prob lematical." 3Iinisters Go to Pekin. London, Oct. 8. A dispatch from Che Foo, to the Pall Mall Gazette, this after noon says; The British and Russian min isters, Mr. R. OVonner and the Count Cassiui, started for Pekin yesterday. T-je object of their visit to the capUal'is not kuown. The dispatch adds that all the women and children belonging to for eigners have left Pekin for places of eafetv. Spoke Srven Jiipanpii. War Ships. TittN-TsiN, Oct. 8. The steamer Wen chow reports having spoken seven Japa nese war ships on Sunday. Some were ien miles south and others were north east of the promontory. The Japanese were inquiring about the movements of the Chinese southern squadron, PItlNTERS' BIG MEETING. The Convention Typographical of the International Inioa Meets at Louii- me. Locisville, Oct. 8. The forty-eecoud coavention of the International Typo graphical union opened here this morn inir at Odd Fellows' hall. ilr. W. B. Prescott of Indianapolis, president of the I. T. U., called the con vention to order. Dr. T. G. Eaton opened the convention with prayer. -Mayor Taylor delivered an address of welcome to the visitors. CoL li. M. Kelly, editor of the Com mercial, welcomed the "typos'' on behulf of the press and Mr. II. A. B lies, presi dent of the local typographical union, on behalf of the local printers. The following is an abstract of Presi dent Prescott's annual report: President Prescott, in his annual report s;Ad that the membership of the organi zation has increased during the past year by over 1,' OU, exclusive of 1,0ju Germau speaking printers who aihliated in ac cordance with the agreement aporoved ( by the plebescite, Nearly every princi pal city in the country is represented by the. new charters issued. Financially the union is in excel'ant shape, the general f ui d contiuuir to accumulate. Despite th prevailing con ditions, the receipts Lave more than equalled exDeuUiiures. Kefereuce is mr.de to failure of the IndiananoiU bank, in which the funds of the union were deposited and it is ligured out that alter tho fiaal dividend hu3 been declared the uuion will sustain a net loss of about $1!,UU0. With the idea of reducing this amount suit hus been instituted by the directors as individuals. '1 he report deals with the pressmen's imbroglio, with the con dition of the printers' home at Colorado bprings, and with the question of shorter hours. On the latter tue report refers to thu defeat last year of the proposition of making nine hours a day's work, aud con tinues: "it is evident that tho causes which go to m.ike shorter hours, suc.i a necessity at this time, also serve to impart hope to the opposition and should warn us that adequate preparation ij mure necessary ttmu ever, lu a business where the prof its are not usually inordinate and in which the cost of material and rent are such potent factors in the cost of produc tion, it is futile to suppose that employ ers will make a change so long there is seeming opportunity for successful re sistance. ."Therefore it will be a duty to formu late some plan for submission to the membership which contains as a prerequisite to the adoption of a shorter workday, a means for accumulating a large fund for the purpose of posecui'nir the tight. The most cursory observer of recent events in the labor world must be convinced that to overlook this most es sential feature will be a prelude to a wvrse state than the existing one. "'(.hough the industrial outlook is not an encouraging one just now, yet this is the proper time to make preparation. Jiow is the time to buckle on our armor and prepare for the fray." Touching on machines and their elf act, he 9:,ys: "Coincident with and perhaps in a measure attributable to the depression through which the world lias been pass ing, type-setting machines were intro duced ia lare numbers throughout the country. Based oa the most reliable in formation obtainable, it is a conservative statement to say that these devices, of which there are about 1,400 in opera tion, according to the various manu facturers, have deprived 3,5UO of our members of employment. True to the history and ethics of trades unionism, we have not antagonized them, but have with some reluctance form ulated scales and entered into agree ments subject to the changed conditions. Many changes have arisen and will arise to harass.and in dealing with them it will benefit us aud the future of the tradd to be deliberate, accepting the inevitable and securing the bast terms possible. It would be a foolish iuvasion of facts to deny or close our eyes to the inevitable truth that machine-i tor a time are plac ing us at a disadvantage in dealiug with employers. This, too. can only be mini mized by the application of the basic principles of unionism, hearty acquies cence in the majority's will. "It has been advocated in some quar ters that the union secure control of the patents to the existing machinery, or offer inducements for the iuventiou of new ones, rent ing them to publishers and others. This may be dismissed as chimerical. The makers of one of the most successful midlines expended about $1,000,000 before any liuaucial return was forth coming. Owing to the acute inventive genius of the age, the life of any macuiue is problematical, and it would take an ac cumulation of capital far beyond ours to successfully undertake the making of one and maintain its supremacy. "Amid the darkness and gloom that surrounds the introduction of machinery it is pleaaiug to know that in the major ity of cases employers have shown a dis position to engage their old employes as operators, thus effecting tiie least possi ble disturbance in the personnel of the affected unions." At 1J:3U the convention adjourned un til Tuesday morning out of respect to the memory of George W. Childs aud An thony J. Drexel. This afternoon at 2:30 there will be a street parade. In this parade will be the oldest member of the International un ion; in the person of James R. Watson of this city. .ir. Watson is 82 years of age. Tae parade will be followed by an enter tainment provided for the visitors at Mu sic HalL Tomorrow the work of the convention proper will begiti, but the election of of ficers will not come up before Thurs day. BRECK FOR SENATOR. His Friends Are Urging HI m For That Othce. Cincinnati, Oct. 8. The "Times-Star" Lexington special says the friends of Breckinridge are bringing him out for senator. Secretary Carlisle, Senator Blackburn, Gov. Brown, Gen. Buckuer and iienry Wattersoa are among the names mentioned. The frieuds of Owens are insisting on Senator Blackburn tak ing the stump immediately in the Ash lfcoui district "for Owens. RUSSELLHAMEQ: - Massachusetts DemocratsChoose John E.Russell for Governor. The Platform Commends Repeal of the MeKinley Law. mi. KUSSELL SPEAKS. He Takes a Gloomy View of the Democratic Prospect. This is a Republican Year and Mass. a Republican State. Boston, Oct. 8. The Democratic state convention met lu this city today. Ex Gov. Win. E. Russell was choen perma nent chairman of the convention. The platform was adopted as reported. After pie ging alliance to the "time-honored principles of Jetfersooiaa Demoe- racv." the convention affirms its loyalty to the president and otiier party leaders who have so courageously battled for the people against the errors aud iniquities of tiie Republican administration. The country is congratulated on the repeal of the odious and tyrannical election law; on the repeal of a measure of silver inflation which was the direct caue of the financial panic; on the re peal of the McKinley turiil; on the aboli lion of bounties; on the linn dignified and conservative conduct of our foreign atfairs; on the vigorous aud time ly measures taken to repress attacks upon tho rights and property of the federal government; on the reform of abuses in the pension system; on a reduction of many millions in the appro priations of coagiesi and oa the eco uomy aud improvements effected in the various administrative branches of the govcTiimeut. Regret it expressed at the defeat of the Wilson liill, aud the retirement demand ed of those Democratic senators who con tributed to that result. The claim is made for tho new taritl law, however, that it is an improvement upon the Mc Kinley tariff. Don. George Frederick Wiiliains then placed in nomination as a candidate for the governorship lion. John L. Ktiesull. The nomination of Mr. Russell for gov ernor whs made by acclamation. Charles K. Stratton was nominated for lieutenant governor. A committee was then appointed to es cort the nominee for governor to the chair, and lion. John E. Ru-tsell then faced the convention. lie was cheered again and again as he stepped forward to address the delegates. Itussell' Speech.. In his speech of acceptance, Mr. Rus sell was not disposed to take a sanguine view of the party outlook. "Massachus etts," he said, "is a Republican state. I believe," he continued, "it matters very little who is governor under our absurd system of commissions aud council, but this is not au off year aud we must from this moment do tho best we can to k6ep our party in line aud uphold our admin istration; we are accustomed to defeat In Massachusetts, our party has grown up under it, as the oak strengthens in the storm. "Wbatever happens to us, we shall meet no such overturn in state and nation as our opponents encountered four years ago in the first election held in Harri son's administration. We will make looses it will be contrary to the history of parties if we do not, but will make no such losses as they made in 1890 and oa no such around. "We will lose because the times are against us; they lost on what they say was the flush of prosperity. They were utterly defeated and discredited for what they had done as a party. "Free wool, free lumber, free salt," said Mr. Russell, "are great reforms. The honest attempt in the iucome tax to shift part of the burden now born by ag riculture to the shoulders of wealth is an act our opponents do not dare to attack or criticise.' Mr. Russell's speech closed as follows: "Victory may not be in success. They who make it possible may have fallen at the outposts. Bunker Hill was a defeat but the monument which shall mark it while tho arch of the wide republic stands, records that it made Saratoga and Yorktowu possible. "Wo long ago learned to bear defeat and our opponents know that it cannot crush us. Let us then acquit ourselves like meu as in past times, feeling that in doing our duty we shall honor our cause and make future victory possible." The ticket was completed as follows: For secretary of state, Charles IX Cour cey; attorney general, Henry F. Hurlbut; treasurer aad receiver. Gen. James Griu nell; auditor, Aldred C. Whitney, of Boston. MCKINLEY AT DULXTII." He Speaks to 1.20O School Children and Holds a Keccption. Put.uth, Minn., Oct. 8. Gov. McKin ley left St. Paul last night and reached Duluth early this morning. Ho was ac companied from St. Paul by Chairman Bixby and Secretary Harry Richardson, secretary of the Republican state com mittee nd -iayor Lewis of Duluth. After breakfast at the Kitchle Gammie club, the governor visited the high school where he-'spoke briefly to the 1,200 or 1,500 pupil3 and after wards received callers at the Spalding hotel. There will be a large audience this afternoon at Carbarn, where he is to speak. Excursions are being run from ail the country around It is likely that he will again pay his respects to Con gressman Wilson, who hus criticised him. Oirtewt cro Itliuvtrrl Denri. Philadelphia, Oct. 8. Paul Berger, said to be the oldest negro minstrel in the country, died today of heart disease, lie had been employed as turnkey in a downtown police station since his refine ment from the stage. Berger was 70 years old. TO FIGHT Till: A. P. A. Ail Org-anized I'flVirt to He Mat to f -feat it In him Fraiiciiro. San FltANnsio, Oct 8. Opon arid 11 ganizod warfare against the A. P. A. ii 1 . commenced in this city. Meetings I. been held in every precinct, and an or ganization called the American Liberal league has been formed by a tiuini of promineut lay members of the c'thilic church to devise plans for the d--! t of candidates in the coming election wn- may be supported by tho A. P. A. The organizers of tbe American Lib eral league have employed every availa ble means to learn the plans and rueth 1 of the A. V. A. Thev claim to have ob tained accurate accounts of the A. P. A. meetings in this city, with tho rit uals a i l oaths of the various lodges. Jaiuu 1". Smith, an attorney, who is a prominent mover in the American Liberal league said: "Our league is an organized body; it is only by combination we raa fig til tbn A. P. A. movement. By thorough dis trict and central organization wo will try to see that none of the A.- P. A.'s urn elected. The local Populist ticket i- largely A. 1. A. in its make-up and ti.o municipal non-partisan ticat t c.ititain i mi'.ny A. P. A. uamei. In the recent Re publican municipal convention there were sixty-seven members of the A. P. A. and its ticket aleo has many nar.ins which tho A. L. L. will openly denounce. ' BAN KERS CON V EN T 1 0 N. Six Hundred Hanks Will He llepri scnt.- I at. the Annual .'on e nt ion. Baltimork, Oct. 8. DHlegutes to tho Twentieth annusl convention of tu Bankers association which begins a thr. days session in this city on We lties lay are arriving by every train. Over U i ) banks will be represented. (In the opening day thene subjects w ill be discussed: Myron T. HerricK, Cleve land, O., "The Newspaper Press and I 1 Influence oa Finance in 1!-.W;" Mr. l. V. Reiger, Kansas City, Mo., on "K--i j , ; bilityof Bankers to the General Public;" Mr. J. (J. Cannon, New York, "Protit an 1 Loss on Bank Asset;" Mr. E. C. !', ,U-m -. Louisville. Ivy., "Ktb ics of 15 k iti ;"' .Mr. Thomas B. Pa'.ten, New Voik. 0.1 'lhe Varying State Daws Govern ing Commercial Paper;" Mr. Ui-r man Justi, Nashville, 'iY'im., "H "Oostacles in the way of i ii -i.m . . .. legislation,'' and tin address by M r. ! 1. !'. Come,'ys. Philadelphia, 0:1 "ilwv. ,1 banker should treat his eu-tom'T u.: 1 tiie public;" by Mr. Mo.'O Willi .i Boston, on "The service 1 --n ; r 1 by the bunks to the public 1 i tiie attitude of tiie public 1 ,i; l t bunks." Other papers will 1 n - i bv Sit. J. N. Stockton. .' iirk -1 pi v 1 1 . ', Fix; Mr. L. 15 Harrison, Cinciiitiat 1; S . Bradford lihodos, MaimiroticcK, N. Y ; "Plan for a hank currency." After adjournment a inr-etimr of ti, delegates will be held b iiaaies from which the li miltee shall bo selccte dent. l.oo.e .1 ii : at. lain, by tY I TODAY'S ."ii AKJiiM' lilll'm: V Furnlli.d by (hi Si ii l'r, 4 t w .1 o u r i x. Chicago, Oct. 8. Wheat w.h s'ro.-i ; at the opening today. Cables itii'i' I.i ni. Liverpool being i-,c higher and them was also a decrease 011 paihage ol i.'h ., OviO bushels. December started n;g.,. er at 54at rHvauced morn mid then declined to 0-I34 and rallied to .". I'2' a u. Corn at Liverpool was Av higher. Re ceipts here wen; small at i'. car-.. May started at tc higher with light orortiig.4 at MJiji advanced to 51:'.i. Oats were higher in sympathy with corn. May started 1.4 e higher at .Jl ' ji-, advanced to 34?a&)g and receJeiltu opening prices. Provisions were linn on local buying. January pork started r1ic higher at $12.80 and advanced Gc inure and de clined to t$ 12.77 14. January lard opened "ic higher at $7.40, and declined to $7.M.. Estimates for Tuesday: Wheat hi cars; corn 80 cars, oats 178 cars, hogi 1", 000 head. Whkat October. 51 '; December ber, GS'ri; May, 58 Jgtiu'J. CORK October, olfj,; 'November, 51Ja; December 4!):1-8';May, o'.)" 'Gl. Oats October 28,-; November, 2'J 1 ,; Decern ber 'Ma((Z ; Mav, 8Ja bid. Pork October, f 12.75; Jauuaty, $12.07. Laro October, $7.G2J; Januarv, ?7.oG. Ribs October, ?0.72Ji; Januarv, $6.42 Cash Wheat 51' ; corn " 1 ' ,., ; oats 287s; pork if 12.75; ' lard $7.02 1.,; nU $.72j-. Hoos Receipts today 23,000; o!'k i.d receipts yesterday 7,'jUO head; i-hip-ments today 2,880 head; loft over at. .! 3,600; quality is fair. Market fairly ac tive and firm. Best heavy lots ti!i -!i .me ed; others good, 5 cents higher. Catti.k Receipts, 2o,U.M. Market moderatively active; best grades M'-a 1 ; others Gfil0c lower. Sheep Receipts, 25,000. Steady f jr good grades; common 5 10c lower. hin.ni my 'lritt. Kansas Citv, Oct. 8. Cattik ceipts. 8,000; shipments, 2,0m. Market, dull. Texas steers $ 2. GG 5 4 a. l(t; "lexa- cows, $1.7Gi?2.25: beef hteers,$:t.7G it, 5. 3 native cows. $1.51)43; 2. 8G: Btocker ui.d feeders $2.80(ii.G0; bulls ami n.ix -1 $1.2Go.lO. Uous Receipts 1,500; shipment". .Y . Marset steady. Bulk of sales, . friG.10; heavies $G. eU v G. 10; pae, tf l.y ;5.10; mixed. $ 1. ;:)," P; $4-80401.05; yorkers, $4.,J,j(eiG.0G; p $3. 1064 iG. SiitEP Receipts. 5,000; shij nioi none. Market G-.clOc lower. Wheat Market active and big). No. 2, hard. 480lc; ' r, ,!- ! No. 3, rod. 452c; rejected; 4 !(,.', i'.U-. CottN" ('c higher; No. 2, mixed No. 2, white, 48c. Oats Fair demand; No. 2, mis 29?c; N. 2, white. iJUc. 'j ) Rtk No. 2, ale. Fi.ax bkko Steady. $1.321. 1. Bran Dull. 55 5 7. Hay Dull and weak; timothy, 48.00; prairie, $ 7.LU57.oU. Buttbr Market weak; ere dairy 104 17c. Eoos Weak; 14!c. YJ Robt. Stone was homj from Concur JYi to spend Suuday.