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PRICE TWO CENTS. ^TUESDAY EVENING, 0VEMBR 3, 1903.
COURIERS FROM I BATTLE GROUND t - ?xJ r v .Sixteen Sioux Indians Killed in Successive Engagements With I the Fossemen. Young Bucks Are Hot to Take the War Path and Are 1 . Special io The Journal. ' "4 Newcastl e, Wyo., Nov. 3.A detach ment of possemen which arrived here ' ' last night with the bodies of Sheriff ' W . H. Miller and Deputy Sheriff * Charles Falkenburg, brings the first v !"- detailed report of the bloody battle fought between the posse under She r- ' Iff Miller and twenty-five Sioux In dians under the leadership of Eagle Fea her, an educated Indian and grad uate from the Carlisle Indian school, and an unusually intelligent man, - The two officers were killed in an engagement on Lightning creek, nor th './' tof Lusk, Saturday evening. Black " - . -[J* Kettle, a Sioux chief, and five other \l 3| warriors were killed and buried by the - '- 5posse. In a seco nd clash with the '- iAW - Tedskins ten of them were killed and "'. -'**! a score taken captives wthout loss to }&* . the posse. * tes s s telv ANOTHER PLOT IN COUNTY JAIL The Wright County Desperadoes Had Planned to Overpower Their Guards. Water Bottles Were to Be Their WeaponsNow They Drink City Water. Dancing. - Bodies of Sheriff Miller and His Deputy Brought In to New castle, Wyo. Mor A plot to put Jailer Clausen and his guards out of the way, by knocking them over the head with water bottles and then making go od their escape is the latest sensation unearthed at the county jail. This plan of desperate and deter mined criminals originated, as have several others recently, in the minds of the desperadoes from Wright coun ty, confined in the local jail upon burglary and robbery charges. Thru the faithfulness of some of the jailer's "trusties" the plot was made known to the officials this morning and investigation followed. All water bottles and other dangerous moveables were taken from the cells and two more Wright county prison ers, Thomas Burns and George Rus sell, were placed in solitary confine ment. Now that the plans of the prisoners are known, their actions during the past few days are seen to have been very suspicious. One of the Wright county men was found to have $100 in his possession which he is unde r stood to have used for the .purpose of bribing the "trusties" to give their aid in carrying out the jail delivery plan. For three or four days the prisoners have been taking an unusual amount of regular exercise as tho working up their muscle for some difficult task. More Saws Found. In connection with this plot and showing the determination of the me n, for the seco nd time steel saws have been found in the men's cells. A careful scrutiny of the jail last evening Misclosed five fine bar d e stroyers artfully concealed in tobacco bags in James Martin and James Des mond's cells. The tools had evidently been brought by friends, despite the close watch kept over all visitors, and shows more clearly than ever with what desperate men the authorities have to deal. The men in whose cells the saws were fou nd are now confined in the prison dungeon on a bread and water diet and great er care than ever will be exercised by the jail guards. A new installme nt of Wright county criminals was received at the jail last e Flilng-i ' *&i*T-i' CouriersN latcea laset, night brought a J b ' report t o ewstlof the sound of **MR ^ heavy firing in the vicinity of Horse 'J3S&i,'J Shoe creek, fifty miles from the scene ^JeSA'! o f Saturday's battle, and it is believed Pfvv a fl*ht is on between the Indians and *-* ranchers. Couriers also report a *%*!'' large number of redskins missing be- ?''- tween the Cheyenne river and Rose- *, bud agenc y, and further trouble is ex- / , pected. \ *\. . It is said the red men are greatly in- ./^ censed over the a ct of the Weston - C county authorities in taking their ijgjjS,., squaws and children from them, and :& that these proceedings practically **'" brought on the trouble. The young bucks are in favor of taking the war path, and their cries at dancing can be heard miles away. A posse left Newcastle last night for Edgemont, S. D., to head off a party of Sioux Indians on the way down the - HI Cheyenne river with wagons of game. r. The feeling against the Indians is in- .,, f tense, and if the ranchers come in con tact with the redski ns blood will flow. Miller's Battle in the Night. it^T "* Jtast as the night was falling after ' ! 4' a cha sw e ofe ten days, Millert ad \*Vf$'c ni 1 evening. There are now fifteen of these prisoners in custo dy here, and all are believed to belong to the same gang and to have the worst kind of records, while some of them are in the catego ry of professional jail breakers. They will now all be .kept separate, howeve r, and it is believed that they ^wiirbe unab le to make a get-away. deputiesSheriff , six of h "'Vt^vfe."* ranchmen picked up on the way, .' "' r#i overtook the Indians ne ar the beav- ' ' I/, era' dam on Lightning creek. The v.'4 warriors had stopped for the night in a tract of bad lands.., and evidently j. '"' wer* expecting trouble. Inspired by the lead of Eagle Feath- - w ^ r and Black Kettle, a notorious. Sioux $&. - warrior, they opened fire1, .' 'f'fr gathering darkness a pitch ed battle en- , , j sued. TIndans fired rapidly, but 1 1 -* 4 wildly , t with stea dy aim. The battle developed into a skirmish, the "combatants firing from tufts of grass, from gulli es and from the slightest depression in the ground. For an hour the shots followed - closely, spurts of flame coming thru the darkness like lightning, while the demoniac whoops of the Indians and v the chanting death song of the i wounded added weirdness to the scene. .HEARS FROM BRENNAN Mr. Jones Thinks the Wardens Should Have Been More Diplomatic. ' From The Journal Bureau, Colorado Buildinf, Washington. Washington, Nov. 3.Indian Com missioner Jones received a telegram from John R. Brennant, agent at Pine Ridge, S. D., that the Indians who have been in the conflict with the whites in Wyoming, are a small num ber on a leave of absence from that reservation. The agent has H. the scene of the trouble with an inter preter. Another telegram from Senator Warren of Wyoming, states that the ^Indian arrested is a Carlisle graduate iand Indian Commissioner Jones iden kifles him as Raymond Smith, a half breed, who has been a consta nt source of trouble for the agents at Pine Ridge, for many years. H e is abo ut So years old, intelligent and a born if.rl ., leader, and has a fami ly on the Pine tej "^ Ridge reservation. "*K s, IV Commissioner Jones do es not know V " ^ * -/how many Indians are off the reserva- ) : * , tion in that party, but says it is prob- &. able they were on their way to the T,f Crow reservation in Montana to visit gi lope or two, jjlj H e said to-day that he believed if pL thy game wardens had been more H ' diplomatic in their treatment of the *- Indians there would have been no f'\l trouble. l *** W. W . Jermane. en m and in the hhee whi ti e men deliberately and Killed at First Fir e. A t the flrst fire Black Kettle, stand ing conspicuous ly in the open, fell and ^ expired without a groan. The coolness of the white men won ^jfc -, the day. A s warrior after warrior frf&i fell confusion seized the Indians and they fired more wildly towards the flashes that revealed the whereabouts of the white men and, forgetting their cunning, exposed themselves to the deadly aim of the ranchmen. Falkenburg and Miller Shot. A bullet took Falkenburg squarely In the neck, tearing a gaping wound that almost divided his head from his body. H e died almost instantly. Sheriff Miller was shot in the thigh, and his life went out in gushing spurts of blood that could not be checked. In less than half an hour he expired, with a message to his wife and children half spoken on his lips. Eagle Feather was struck by two bullets simultaneously and went down with his legs pierced. His fall di s heartened his followers and the sur vivors fled into the darkness. All night Eagle Feather l ay wounded among his de ad brothers, and when the whites found him in the morning he still shouted defiance. -n # left for RULES TOR PREACHERS. Chicago, Nor. 3.Rev. Latham A. Crandall told the Baptist ministers at their conference yesterdny several things a preacher should not do. Including the following: "He ouht not to eat with his knife nor wenrjils trousers In his boots. He has no right to look like a man who sains his living by day labor. He should not be a boor- When his salary Is too small for him to live on it he ought to resign or give part 'of his time to secular activity." , ArabiaA small British force was sur by Arabs at Sulalk and eight soldiers Hied and several wounded. Reinforce* a extension frqpn Bibbing. A GENTLE HINT - J O THE GERMANS Recall of Minister Beaupre Designed to Block European Interference in Canal Hatter. It Is the Government's Reply to Colombia's Threat to Sell Elsewhere. Especially Is This Hint Meant to : Impress the Covetous and Eager Germans. * From The Journal Bureau, Colorado Building, Washington. Washington, Nov. 3.The with drawal of Minister Beaupre, from Col ombia, means that diplomatic nego tiations between Washington and Bo gota have practically been severed and will not be renewed until Colombia undergoes a change of heart on the Isthmian canal proposition. Allen Q. (MMMMM*m*MMMi -a* '& Canadian Commissioner Says the Chief Justice Acted as Um pire Not as Judge. Declares the Division of the Port land Canal Islands Unwar ranted by Law. New York Sun Special Service. Toronto, Ont., Nov. 3.A. B. Ayles worth, K. C.f Canadian commissioner on Alaskan boundary, was tlra guest at a banquet given by the Canadi an club last evening. Three hundred and fifty persons were present. The ban quet hall was appropriately decorated with British and Canadian flags, and the chairman, Rev. D . B. MacDonald, the club's president, deprecated the reports sent out to the effect that the meeting would be an anti-imperial one and that no British flags would be dis played. These remarks were empha sized by the strong imperial spirit that characterized the gathering. Mr. Aylesworth said the three Brit ish commissioners had flrst agreed that the Canadian contention regarding -the four islands in the Portla nd canal was unanswerable and that the Can a dians were not aware until-the Satur day before the decision was signed that their colleague was to take any other view. The giving of two of these islands to the Unit ed States was not done upon any principle of law that he knew of or could understand. It was- in fact a dividing of property in dispute instead of an adjudication. Van Couver's narrative showed that all four islands should have gone to one or the other of the parties. Mr. Aylesworth said that iJord Al verstone, In the proceedings, constitu ted himself an umpire rather than a representative of the British side in the case. H e endeavored thruout to smooth matters and recommended Canadians to ma.ke the best of the case they had lost, adding that it would take "a lot of decisions regard i ng the Alaska boundary to even strain the relations between Great Britain and Canada." HUNT FOR A "WILD M Ar t' ' - .'"''-J-"...'.'''_$- Police of Highland Park On the Lookout- for Man Who Fright ens "Women. New York Sun Special Service. Chicago, Nov. 3.Highland Park people are greatly excited over the ac tions of a "wild man," who on at least three occasions during the last week has frightened several women and children. Efforts of the police to cap ture the man, who is supposed to be demented, have been unsuccessful. Sunday night a company of twenty men triedto surprise him in a barn where he was supposed to be in hid ing. Fifteen of the men surrounded the barn, while the others, armed with guns and clubs, searched the premises, but found no one. The "wild man" is apparently d e mented. H e appears at times dressed as a boy and again as a woman, but is always described as wearing a full beard. H e has never made any at tempt to attack any one but^omen, and children do not dare to go alo ne on the streets after dark, %r ALYERSTONE Snyder's secretary of the legation will be left temporarily in charge at Bo gota, but will attend to nothing but routine matters and clerical work. This course is a sharp reply to the official notification, recently brought to Washington by a Colombian mes senger, that if this count ry did not materially increase its offer for the canal, Colombia would open negotia tions for the control of the property with a syndicate of German, French and English bankers. The recall of Mr. Beaupre, which is what an indefinite leave of absence under such conditions really amounts to, is intended as a mild threat to Co lombia and the European countries, especially Germany, which are plan ning indirectly to secure control of .the canal. That it will be so ac cepted and will seriously embarrass, if it do es not entirely forestall the pro posed negotiations with the European syndicate^is thought to be certain. . \ ..:.'-.. W. W . Jermane. GUNBOAT I S THERE The Nashville Arrives at ColonCo lombian Ship There Also. Colon, Colombia, Nov. 3.It is rumored that startling developments pointing to the independence of the isthmus are on foot. Everything is quiet. The gunboat Nashville arrived here yesterday. The Colombian gunboat Cartagena arrived at Colon to-day from Sa vanilla, with several hundred troops on board. PERMANENT STATION Significantly Enough Washington Of ficials Say One May B e Established. Washington, Nov. 3.-The navy d e partment received word to-day of the arrival- of the Nashville at Colon last n'efht thru a cablegram from her cap- n, Commander Hubbar d. The de y ment found it necessary to conceal its. purpose' in dispatching the Nash ville from Kingston to the isthmus and it was supposed that she was pre vented from going to San Domingo be cau se some of her machinery was out of orders A s a matter of fact the ad vices received from the United States vice consul at Panama more than a week ago determined the state depart ment, to have some shi ps of the United States navy in isthmian water s. Indeed, it is probable that, begin ning with the termination of the cere monies at Guatanamo, connected with the turning over of the new coaling station, Admiral Coghl an will be re quired steadily to maintain a anaval force on the Atlantic side of the isthmus. There are oth er reasons than the Panama's situation for this as the reports coming to the state depart ment from the Cenral American coun ties north of Colombia reveal the ex istence, of turbulent and dangerous conditions. Only this morning a cablegram from one of the United States consuls in Honduras stating (Continued on Sixths Page.) OBJECT LESSON K^ IN GOOD ROADS ..j Will Be Maintained "by the Govern- . * - ment on the Snelling Be-'VV .'-\' / ervation. -. i v'v Plans Already Made for a Complete System of Perfect High- - - The Idea Is Partially to Inspire Local Governments .to Do * Likewise. * "' A permanent object lesson in good roads is to be established on Fort Snelling reservation . by the govern ment. This means most to Minneapolis in that these roads will form a con necting link beween the city and the fort with which itJs expected that the Minneapolis merchants and con tractors and wholesalers will do an immense business. This news was given to-day at a THE POT BEGINS TO BOIL meeting of the public affairs commit tee when the guest of the day, Con gressman F. C. Stevens of St. Paul, was asked whether if the city built a commerce road to the edge of the reservation, the government would continue it across the reservation to the fort. The congressman replied that the government already had mapped out a system of roads which were to be by far the best rdads to be made, an ob ject lesson to the northwes t. Mr. Stevens outlined in detail the plans for Fort Snelling which the gov ernment had in mind. Most of these have been made public. H e stated also that a battery of artillery for the fort would arrive Thursday. Appreciati on of the work of the public aflairs committee was expressed by Congressman Stevens and he gave the opinion that the facilities offered last July for the. entertainment of the congressional committee added at least a quarter of a million, dollars to the immediate available funds for for.t im provements. The committee made a protest against the action of the Rock Island in Issuing the "St. Paul" circulars for the football game on Northrop field last Saturday. A n explanation will be asked. JAGKIES VISIT PRESIDENT Four Negroes Are Among Them and They Are Given Refreshments in State Dining Room. New York Sun Special Service. Washington, Nov. 3.Two hundred blue jackets, neat and clean in their best uniforms, four negroes among them, were received iii the east room at the White House by the presi dent and Mrs. Roosevelt yesterday afternoon and later they parto ok of light refreshment in the state din ing-room. They were of the May flower and the Sylph, both of. which are much used by the president and his family during the summer, and which are lying at the Washington navy yard. - ,.. -.-. v *, *- * *.-"!* J PLAYER AN HEIRESS ^ J Young- Pianist Falls Heir to a Cool Half Million. New York Sun Speoial Service. Joplin, Mo., Nov. 3.Miss Emma Wilson Cass, a pianist with the Slater Theatrical company, now here, has fallen heir to $500,000 and has left for her home in Dallas, Texas. The fortune inherited by Miss Cass Is invested In real estate in and near Manila, P. I., and is a part of a $2,000,000 estate left by an uncle of the girl's father, who recently died. Miss Cass is only 18 years of age. _She has already planned, a trhi around the world. HISTORICAL TROLLEYgLIN S"-''-^ K,tp. *~rt The First Cross-Town Tine Pro jected by the Street Itailway -. - Company. Route from Hennepin, to Minnehaha, Thence to St. Paul Via ,v new steam plant at the Tenth avenue dam that the company will extend the Selby avenue line from Prior avemie in St. Paul to meet the extension of the Thirty-first street line in Minne apolis. The first cross town line in Minne apolis and a popular fourth interurban line is bound to he a paying proposi tion to the company in that it will connect the residence districts, the two lakes, Como and Harriet, by way of the new cross line in St. Paul, and will undoubtedly form a feeder from St. Paul for the probable" Minnetonka line to the St. Louis hotel. Travel between St. Anthony hill, the Summit avenue district, and Minne apolis is now made by the roundabout way over the old interurban line and thru Merriam Park. The new route will be a godsend for this class of travel, gratifying especially the Min neapolis members of the Town and Country club, which is at the end of the Marshall avenue bridge. I n the light of the proposed exten sive plans for Lake Harriet next year, the street railway company is making a shrewd move in putti ng the best part of St. Paul in touch with the lake. From the oth er end, the convenience to Hennepin avenue and Lake.Harriet people who wish to make.,the Fourth avenue, Bloomington, Cedar or Min nehaha lines will be refreshing. It will be possible for residents of the west ern section of the city to go to the Falls in a remarkably short time, avoidi ng the circuitous route thru town. :.''- This cross-town interurban will feed at Thirty-first street every line in the city. Thirty-first street S is the ter minus or a crossing point of every line in the city or its immediate con nection. The Riverside, Minnehaha, Cedar avenue, Bloomington, Fourth avenue, Nicollet avenue, Lyndale, Bryant and Hennepin lines all cross the proposed route. . SOCI - -. ' Shelling. Part of the Track Is Already m- /"' A Great Scenic Belt * - ' , Line. A line from the end of the Lake street bridge to Hennepin avenue is one of the new plans of the street rail way company for a link in, another i n terurban route. This plan is said not to be rea dy for publication and it is probable that the officers of the com pany will deny the allegation entire, but from good sources it is learned that when power is provided from the RUSSO-aEBMAN ALLIANCE' Meeting of Czar and Emperor Is Held to Be Significant. Berlin, Nov. 3.Many Germans expect important history to be made when the kaiser and the czar meet at Wiesbaden to-morrow and Thursday. There is a well-grounded opinion that nothing less momentous than an eventual Russo-German alliance will be the chief topic .of the imperial- deliberations. It may be stated positively'that both Ger many and Russia intend the affair as a prompt retort to the recent negotiations between England, France and Italy, with the changes in the political grouping of which these negotiations are considered the unmistakable forerunner. A 3 SWAMP SELECTIONS APPROVED The secretary of the interior to-day ap proved the swamp land selections of the state of Minnesota in the Duluth land .dis trict, amounting to 21,161 acres. These selections are known as list number 140 comprising 9,237 acres and list number -147 including 11,924 acres* 16 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK. CTMILLED IN Qy ELECTIONW D0WN31STST Quarrel Election Judges r LeadsBetween to Gu n Play, Which -j Results Fatally. Two Democratic Judges Are Killed Their Slayer Himself Is - ~ Mortally Wounded. Bristol, Tenn., Nov. 3.A fatal elec tion row occurred in an election booth in Fairvie w, Scott county, Va., to-day. Two men were killed, one other fatal ly injured and one seriously. The dead: JOHN OSBORNfe. EZEK1EL NICKELS. WoundedJ. H. Caton, shot thru the neck, will die Alexander Keyes, shot in the right hip. The trouble arose over objections being made to C. P . Roller, serving as a republican judge. Roller, it is claimed, had been selected by demo cratic election commissioners for the service. Osborne and Nickels, the two dead men, were democrat ic judges and were brought into the quarrel on account of their official connection with the election. It is be lieved ,that Catron fired the sho ts that killed Osborne and Nickels. The two men who were killed shot Caton n d Keyes. " Eaises the Price of Kerosene and Paraffin and Adds $20,000,000 Annual Profits. Hew York Sun Special Service. New York, Nov. 3.The Standard Oil company added $10,000,000 to its yearly income yesterday by arbitrarily increasing the price of refined kero sene 1 cent per gall on thruo ut the United States. A t the same time it added another $10,000,000 come by increasing the price.... ...of paraffin candles 1 cent a pound, -u Within three years the wholesale' price of kerosene oil has been ad vanced by the Standard Oil company from 8% cents to 13% cents, the new schedule price. The price of paraffin candles has in the same period i n creased from 6% cents a pound to 13% cents a pounds ," ~ PICTURE OF MISS iLIGE ROOSEVELT President's Daughter Sends an Auto graph Photograph to German i Dispatch Boat, Alice. Berlin, Nov. 3.-^Ambassador Tower, who recently returne d, here from a visit to the United States, brought with him a photograph of Miss Alice Roosevelt, presented by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt to the officers of the Ger man dispatch bo at Alice, in conse quence of the desire expressed by,them to have a portrait of the young woman after whom the vessel was named. The photograph, which is in a soft tone, about twelve inches long by nine inches wide, and which represents Miss Roosevelt at full length, bears her au tograph. NARROW ESCAPE FROM BOASTING New York Fire Chief Is Rescued ' from Awful Death by His % - Driver, New York Sun Special Service. . New York, Nov. 3.A furnace was seething below the iron doors to the cellar at No. 42 Vesey street last night when the fire department arrived. Act i ng Chief Daniel C. Conroy, standing at the opening to the cellar, lost his balance and plunged forward into the cellar. I n falling Conroy reached out his hands and caught one of the open doors, which was almost red hot. The door slammed down but Conroy re tained, his grip and hung above the flames while the hot iron seared in the flesh of his hand and arm. Luke Teney, Conroy's driver, had followed his. chief closely and managed to pull him out. I n doing so he was iadl burned about the hand s. A t the hospital it was found that Conroy was frightfully burned abo ut the body and hand s. The smoke from the fire spread thru the lower end of the city and in the Astor house alarmed a number of guests. The loss was heav y. THEY ASK FOR ^ HIS RELEASE - : --, *-",jrv Relatives of White House Airship , Crank Promise to Look After^. - % \ -, .jr ELECTION DAY IN ^ELEV EN STATES hi ' Weather Is Fine in New York and : - ?,. -. Big Vote Is Being Him. , v . *" *"J From The Journal Bure&u, Colorado Buildinf, Waihtagtoi*. Washington, Nov, 3.Mrs. Christina Jocobson of Davenport, Iowa, has written the authorities here asking for the release of Edward Tanner, her brother-in-law, who was arrested at the White House Friday and held for hearing to determine his sanity. Mrs. Jacobson says that Tann er on ly shows sig ns of aberratiori when the subject of flying machines is men tioned. His 14-year-old daughter is living with her aunt and she joins in the request for his release, and both promise that he will be taken care of. They say he never becomes violent and is perfectly able to travel alone. The authorities probably will release Tann er it he promises to leave Wash ington,.i, ~t ..SV. W* Jermane. Polled. Race Between Low and McCiellan Appears to Be CloseBoth **"' Sides Confident. ^ - - Close Contests On Also in Maryland,: Kentucky and Perhaps Rhode Island. , "*V : '.v -.^ STANDARD OIL I IS AT IT, AGAIN :':a ^' - w New York, Nov. 3.With weather conditions ideal for a full vote, about 65 per cent of the vote of th is city had been cast, it is estimated, at 2 p. m. Ample time remained for the en tire registered vote to be polled, but it is not believed the vote will be heavier than usual. Leaders on both sides were' outwardly confident and made no change in their estimates of the result.. Arrests for illegal voting were not] many and most of those arrested showed to the magistrates' satisfaction that their arrests were due to clerical -- errors in registration. There was no| disorder. " May or Low voted early, going alone to the polling place. The election' was ve ry peaceful during the early- . hours and every precaution was tak--j.""' e n to keep it so during the day, | policemen being stationed at every!-'- polling place and heavy forces being held in readiness at all the station- f houses. During the night twenty men suspected of being thieves were arrested and they will be held at, police headquarters forty-eight hours as a precautiona ry measure. I Reports from the state indicate that | the vote will be heavy, the early morn- . - i ng vote in all cases being large. No"' ' stormy weather was reported, but in. several sections heavy clouds gave I warning of possible rain later in the day. Some districts report a third of the vote cast in the first three hours. A t Troy a shooting affray occurred, . Philip J. Riley being shot by a-special deputy sher.iff, during an attempt to keep Riley the prescribed distance away from the polls. The bullet en tered Riley's side, but his condition ia not considered dangerous. Arrests for alleged illegal voting began early, but in small numbers, eight arrests in Manhattan and two in Long Island City being reported during the first hour. A t the police courts the ordinary cases were dis posed of jfiarly and the courts were held open lor prompt action on elec tion cases, attorneys representing he fusionists and democrats being pres ent in each court. State Superintendent of Elections Morgan denied the report that he bad evidence of illegal registration against 3,000 men. H e said he had "clear cases" against only 1,500, while 500 others were und er suspicion. Most of those arrested early wert^ quickly discharged, their arrests being explain ed as due to misunderstandings i and mistakes. y vto its i n- -fl - r n State Senator Arrested. -N Senator. John C. Fitzgerald, Timo thy D . Sullivan's successor at Albany, was arrested in-the polling place of the first, election district of the sixth assembly district, on complaint of a, , republican watcher, charging him . ! with disorderly conduct. The watcher alleged that Fitzgerald followed a voter into the booth and tried to talk with him, refusi ng to stop. When or dered by the election officials. Fit z gerald, who dented the charge, was paroled until to-morrow. I n a number of assembly districts in Manhattan from 30 to 50 per cent of the total registration was vot ed in the first three hours. ' It was estimated that half the vote of the Bronx was cast in th is period. A big vote is being polled in Rich mond borough, which comprises all of Staten Island. U p to 11:30, more than half the total registered vote had been cast. During the morning arrests averag i ng twenty an hour for alleged illegal voting were reported. Of these about one in ten were held for examination, the magistrates t j discharging the others. N . ', - .'. *'- , - i :* In Brooklyn, it was stated consider able cutting was being done.. The mprning vote was heavy, about three quarters of the registered voters, it was estimated, "having balloted by noon. . _ 4'A.uspicidu for Low. Leaders R. Fulton Cutting and M. Linn Bruce declared that the heavy early vote was auspicious for a Low victory and leader Murphy said it in dicated -democratic success. .Mr. Murphy said: \ "To-day in my opinion the demo cratic tick et will sweep the five bo roughs by a large plurality as a re-' buke to those who for partizan pur poses have invaded the sanctity of our homes and defamed the city. Th rapid voting indicates democratic vio- tory." Mr. Bruce said: "The vote is com i ng in'fast. There has been an alto gether unprecedented early vote, and that is favorable for fusion." Mr. Cutting said that all the reports he had received were satisfactory and pointed toward fusion success. "The.citizen's union," he said, "has all along urged the voters to get out early and I interpret this unusual ac tivity as a good sign for fusion vlc- tory."//". y , '.,V^j ., '& FIGHTS^BUT N O SHOOTING. Kentucky I s Quiet, but Not Too Blamed Quiet. Louisville, Nov. 3.Special di s patches from a few points in the stats received up to 11 o'clock indicate that a heavy vote is being polled and that fair weather prevailed. Considerable scratching is reported. A t Georgetown, Ky., a neg ro arrested on a-warra ht for bribery sworn out by a\ republican, : 'was released thru the effoStorof demo crats, Judge Cantrell issuing a writ of habeas corpus. The vote being polled in Louisville is the heaviest in many years. Befo re 9 o'clock thirty compiaints against the moving of-election booths and of other alleged irregularities reached the elec tion commission, but were adjusted. There were numerous fights at ths polls, but no shooting was done. Sev eral arrests were made. The vote for school trustees, which is by open ballot, indicated at noon that the democrats will elect four of the seven nominees. IT'S EASY I N OHIO Will Have from 80.000 Plurality Up. B,, Ohio, _Nov. 8.