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Of any kind can best bo satisfied by advertising in SPLENDID MEDIUM. the columns patch. FORTY-FOURTH TEAR. Bill Hffl TI BALLOTS. A Perfect Avalanche Descends Upon the Pro posed Prohibition Amendment. BEER IS DECIDEDLY Enormous Majorities Rolled Up for the Wet Side in Phila delphia and Allegheny Counties. BERKS ALSO TAKES A VERY BIG SLICE OF THE CAKE. Figures Showing the Majority For and Against the Measure in All the Counties ol the State. CHAIRMM PALMER IS 3V0T The Prohibition Chairman Thinks That Philadelphia's Big Majority of 93,000 Was Secured by ChicaneryAn Intimation That the Republican Party Will Bear Prom the Cold Water People in November Many Snrprises Shown by the Detailed Ee tnrns A NumberJ of Rural Counties Give Respectable figures in Fayor of the MeasureDemocratic Berks Gives Nearly as Many Anti-Amendment Ballots as There Were Toters in the County The Suffrage Amendment Seems to Have Also Met With Disaster Reports on It Are Incomplete, but Scarcely a County Eeports in Its FaTor-Editorial Comments Upon the Result. Pennsylvania is not a prohibition State. By their ballots the voters have decided that they prefer the present order of things. Many of the rural counties gave even larger majorities for the amendment than were ex pected, but the enormous opposition vote in the cities, with a few surprises in other quarters, buried the more modest figures of the country connties completely out of Eight The following table shows the re sults by counties. In some cases the re turns were not entirely complete, and the balance has been estimated. Official figures cannot greatly change the totals: c. It B COUNTIES. : c o Adams. .............. Allegheny 'Armstrong Beaver Bedford. Berks Blair "Bradford. Bucks Butler Cambria Cameron Carbon............... Center Chester. Clarion Clearfield Clinton Columbia... Crawford..... Cumberland Dauphin .. Delaware Elk. Erie Fayette Forest. Franklin Fulton- Greene Huntingdon Indiana Jefferson Juniata Licka wanna Lancaster.... Lawrence Lebanon.... Lehigh... ............ Luzerne...... Ly conning.. McKean. Mercer. Mifflin , Uonroe... Montgomery. Montour....... ........ Northampton. Northumberland... . Perry Philadelphia.. f iKe..... ....... ....... Potter............... EchuylklU Snyder. Somerset. Sullivan. ...... ..... Susquehanna........ Tioga Union Venango. Warren Washington Wayne.- ;. Westmoreland Wyoming Xork 7,246 70.SUS 9,000 9.631 8.214 2S.796 12,83$ 13,909 17,478 700 25,0.10 250 750 20,000 1,350, 2,300 1,200 "666 2,500 9.99' 11,118 1,845 7,177 9.472 19,823 7,073 11,899 6,079 7.411 15.0(8 J0.GJ0 18,824 14,174 3.216 ""iso "750 2,000 2,800 900 1,500 250 825 3,000 6C0 3,508 1.0U0 700 4,340 17.2S1 14.303 1,399 11.022 2,237 u.630 7.22S 8.0S7 7,641 3,701 21,195 33,012 2,500 350 1,500 4U0 400 1.000 2,500 1,700 200 LbCO 9,700 b,U4I 3,000 9,903 4.000 h.000 2500 100 10.094 21,5621 14.03U 7.6US 11.03 4,510 400, 4,000 950 4,437 26,418 3,250 17.104 12,813 1,500 8,500 500 6,000 700 800 93,183 500 "6o66 600 6.007 205,514 1,830 4,617 400, 25.97S S.8'0 7.382: 2.310 800 100 9.U7U D.279 2,400 lOOO 400 3,000 900 4.091 9,032 7,764 13.22S 6394 20,106 2,000 100 300 1,200, 3.991 21,716 3,000 Totals. 996.786! Majorltyln State....! 46,600 213,653 Total majority against prohibition, 167.053. Denotes that the counties so marked are Re- 5ublican, having voted for Harrison in 16S8. hose not so designated went Democratic DEFEAT CONCEDED. Chairman Palmer, of the rrohlbllion Com mittee, Gives Up the Fight Early In the Evening The Feeling at Philadel phia A Scarcity or Dry Ticket. rrSOK A STATF COBREIFOXDEiT.: PHILADELPHIA, June 18. By 10 o'clock to-night the Prohibitionists con ceded their defeat ia the city by 91,000 ma jority, which rose to 93,183. The total Pro hibition vote in Philadelphia county was bnt 28,000. Chairman Palmer said to The Dis patch correspondent that it was too early to estimate the vote by which the State was lost. To another gentleman he conceded its loss by 50,000 majority, Mr. Palmer bore his defeat calmly and with dignity. There were only about two dozen people at the headquarters. The large room devoted to the City Committee was practically de serted. The returns as received here from 64 of the 67 counties of the State, give of The Dis- PREFERRED TO WATER. SATISFIED WITH THE COMIMG a majority of 164,470 votes against the prohibitory amendment. Forty two counties, not including Allegheny, show a majority of 4,825 in favor of the abolition of the poll tax. The rural districts have voted steadily against this amendment, and unless the remaining counties show a marked change the poll tax will remain in force. A Terr Contented Assemblage. The rooms at the brewers' headquarters were packed. Secretary Crowell read off the returns as they came in, and the pros perous looking gentlemen who occu pied the chairs or stood up cheered - i voTL (pour; PROHl'BlfTft VOTl-RH, Ambition UkJtONiTlTl . NOT I TICN, 4MEWDMI Voting Both Ways. heartily all favorable returns, Secre tary Crowell at 10 o'clock was claiming the State by 150.000 majority. At the Democratic Ameiicus Club rooms one gen tleman thought it was very queer if the majority against prohibition was not at least 200,000. At the Ameriens CIud the general drift of conversation was that the Republi can party was in something of a hole. There is very little excitement in Phila delphia to-day. The vote was light and the prohibition vote was much lighter than the most conservative of its advocates had thought possible. At every polling place the anti-prohibition workers were in the majority. They wore broad ribbons, inscribed with the motto, "High License." The badge of the prohibition workers was a broad white ribbon, inscribed "For Prohibition." The Anti-Prohibitionists had as many as 11 workers in some precincts. These were paid S5 each. Democrats and BeDublinnns rarea very much alike. Refreshment for the Falthfal. In the vicinity of each polling place there was concealed a goodly quantity of whisky, to which the faithful antis were introduced as they came to vote. At one polling place in the Fourth ward, in what is known as the. black belt, several kegs of beer were consumed on the quiet. The man who was responsible for the stuff was for prohibition as late as Sat urday night He was one of those who were feeling sore because he had sot been seen. Since Saturday his case had been attended to, and he was against the amend ment. There were tt many similar cases. Numerous complaints reached prohibition headquarters to-day concerning unfair con duct ol the anti-prohibition workers. Chair man Geiger was kept busy going about in vestigating these. Early in the day pro hibition tickets became suddenly and mys teriously scarce in the, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth wards. Chairman Geiger said they had been destroyed or taken away by his window workers, who had been bought up by the liquor men. Similar complaints were heard from other sections of Philadelphia. A Scarcity of Tickets. The tickets for the amendment were all gone early in the' day from the polling place at Thirteenth and Cherry, within a stone's throw of the central head quarters of the "W. C. T. 17. One of fhe ladies said the prohibition workers had been bought off. "A good many," she said, "have weakened in the same way." Eev. George K. Morris, of the M. E. Church, Sixth and Catherine streets, found men at the polls wearing prohibition badges and' giving out anti-prohibition tickets.' --i. s V U' a. I -v i- 11 Aj-WT-iaT AI 1 W Some of them were ignorant and had been imposed upon. Ladies of the W. C. T. TJ. gave out tick ets and talked with voters at many polling places. They began the day with a prayer meeting at St, George's Hall. Mrs. Mary A. Woodbridge, Recording Secretary of the National W. 0. T. TJ., drove in a car riage from one polling place to another -s IL'i .K SsifeaL (WW' W Si 1shmj""" The Mi-Day Prayer Meetings. during the day, accompanied by Mrs. French, President of the Philadelphia Union. They did their best to encourage the workers. Crowds gathered to-night in front of the newspaper offices and the Bepnblican and Americas clubs. They cheered the returns that suited them, which seemed to be the wet ones. There was, though, comparative ly little excitement THE FIGHT JUST BEGTO. Chairman Palmer Says tho Prohibitionists Will Meet the Republicans In No vemberAn Attack on tho Legislntnre Next. I FROM A STAFF COUEESFONDEXT.l Philadelphia, June 18. At midnight Chairman Palmer made the following state ment: "The combined villainy of the Re publican and Democratic machines, by the. use of every method known to corrupt par ties, rolled up a majority of 93,000 in Phila delphia and defeats the amendment The surprisingly small vote returned for prohi bition excites general distrust of "the accu racy of the returns." "What," he was 'asked, "is your estimate of the result in the State ?" "It looks now like 65,000 against us." "What is the next thing on the pro gramme ?" "The next thing is to start in to-morrow and begin the fight all over again." "Will an attempt be made to secure sta tutory prohibition ?" "That depends on how many Legislative districts can be won." "Will an attempt be made to win them ?" "Oh, I reckon there will," replied Mr. Palmer, wearily. Chairman Geiger, of the Prohibition City Committee, says the persons who tampered with the prohibition tickets will be prose cuted and punished. The prohibition stereoptican man threw this legend on the sheet just before closing for the night: "Re publican majority 80,000; prohibition de feated by 80,000." His next and best effort for the night was: "We will see you in November." Simpson. J0HNST0WNG0ES DRY. A Small Tote. Almost Evenly Divided Com plete Returns From the Borough 443 for and 443 Against the Amendment. CrBOM A STAFF COBRiSPONDEJTT.J Johnstown, June 18. There was more interest centered around one little "speak easy" that stands within a stone's throw of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station, to-day, than there was at the entire seven polling places in Johnstown borough. The majority of the residents of the place did not care a snap whether there was any liquor sold within the boundary lines of the State or not. To a man who had lost all his possessions, some of them their wives and children, the question of exercising the right of suffrage did not once enter his head to-day. Consequently there was less than one-fourth of the total number of votes regis tered cast at the polls, and those who did take enough interest to go to the booths did so because they thought it to be their duty more than anything else. Little Interest in tho Contest. Some of the polling places have the repu tation of being scenes of disorderand rowdy ism, but at no time to-day was there more than three men gathered around anyone booth. Such a thing as challenging a vote was unthought of, and anybodv could ap parently vote without fear of detection. It is stated that at one of the wards one of Booth & Flinn's laborers, thinking he had a right to vote on account of working here, cast a ballot It happened that it was his first vote, and it was for the amendment. j.ne rroniDitionists, who for months prior Fitlsburg Women at the Polls. to the flood had been working might and main for the amendment, had several men out soliciting votes, bnt they did not appear at the polls. The workers who had been selected to watch for "repeaters" and ring ers and see'that fraud was not committed, had no time to work for the prohibitory cause, but spent the day hunting for some thing to eat, instead of trying to stop people from getting liquors to drink. A Majority oi Two for Prohibition. , Early in the morning Chairman Fulton, of the County Prohibition Committee, re ceived a telegram from State Chairman Palmer to get out all the votes he could, as they would be needed in the general result Chairman Fulton immediately started ont several men in wagons to scour the outlying districts and bring in the voters. No at tempt was made to bring the town voters to the polls, as it was supposed that it would be useless. As proof that those in the town took no interest in the election, it may be stated that up to 4 o'clock in the afternoon there were only 20 votes polled in the First ward, the largest precinct in the borough. There are seven polling precincts in the borough, and the total number of votes cast was 888. They were about evenly divided, 445 ballots being cast for the amendment and 443 against its adoption. In Cambria City, where there were two polling precincts, the liquor element was almost entirely wiped out of existence. The same may be said of Conemaugh borough, where nearly all of the saloon keepers were drowned and their places of basinets swept away. wl -SSy-i 4i Mi Ptpwi f$ptrt). PITTSBURG, WEDNESDAY, JUNE ' 10 1889. PRESS COMMENT. What the Philadelphia Papers Have lo Bay About the Result-Not n Backward Step, but tho Result of a Trial of High License. TBOM A STAFF COnEESPONDEKT.J Philadelphia, June 18. The Timet to-morrow will say: " This emphatic expression of the people of Pennsylvania against Constitutional prohibi tion must not be misinterpreted as a backward step from the severe regulation of the liqaor traffic by statute. The prohibitory amendment was submitted under a combination of adverse circumstances. Had not the present high license system been adopted by tho same Legislature that first passed the amendment and thus gave the people a full year of trial of a greatly improved, but still imperfect, license law, there would have been tens of thousands of votes cast for prohibition yesterday which were cast against it. The long trial of high license, the benefi cent results which followed it, and the judg ment of several- New England States which had experimented in prohibi tion and voted against it within the last few weeks, were grave obstacles in the way of prohibition in Pennsylvania; and to these must be added the general unwillingness of the con servative voters of the State to make the pro hibition experiment by constitutional amend ment that could not be revised, when It might be as well done by statute. So far from Pennsylvania, taking a step back ward on the great question of puDllo sobriety, the verdict of yesterday was practically won by those who took the field for a better tem perance theory than prohibition. They were notlenthuslastic theorists, but intelligent phil anthropists, from the pulpit, from the ranks of physicians, lawyers and business men, and they feared a revulsion in. the now visible tide of temperance reform by an unenforced Con stitution, and at least equal. If not menaced, dissipation, with lawlessness added. Fully one half, and probably two-thirds, of the entire vote cast against the prohibition amendment yester day, would revolt heroically against aiiy back ward step In the positive restraints of the liquor traffic, and any effort looking to even an approximate return to the old license system would only call out another advance in the re strictive feature of our license laws. Let no one assume that the result on prohi bition is a "rum victory." It is a victory achieved by the conservative temperance ele ment of the State, and it means that severe laws shall regulate a traffic that is capable of great wrong to society, and that there shall be no lawlessness, either invited or tolerated, in it. It leaves the whole issue, from high license even to absolute prohibition, opeu for consideration in our legislative balls, and there will be constant pressure for advancement In every line that promises the promotion of public sobriety. Prohibition is beaten; temperance is not beaten, and it is now safe to say that it never can be beaten in Pennsylvania. NOT A PARTI YICT0BI. Tho Inquirer Thinks the Result Not a Test of Temperance Sentiment. The Inquirer will say: The proposed prohibition amendment to tho Constitution of Pennsylvania has been defeated by a majority which can be fairly estimated at 100,000. It is in the nature of a landslide. The result will create no surprise. It has been an ticipated for several weeks. There has been a light vote generally. It is impossible to ascer tain athis time just what proportion of the voto Pittsburg's Wight Scenes. throughout the State has been cast, but it does not seem likely that it will much exceed 400,U00, which is only 40 per cent of the whole vote of the State. The drift of the voting is a curious study. Outside of Philadelphia and Allegheny the big majorities are given in the strong Democratic counties. The Repub lican counties of the west and along the northern tier have pretty uniformly returned prohibition majorities. In the whole State there are not half a dozen Democratic counties where the vote has been in its favor. The sig nificance of this will be plain enough to all. While there was no partisan division on the question, it must bo apparent that the most of tho opposition vote has come from the Democrats. That party has taken no open position on this ques tion, but it has rated it under the head of sumptuary laws, against which it has uniformly declared in its platforms. Bnt there were Democrats who supported this piopositlon, lust as there were Republicans who approved In all respects the result is one of individual preference, and is not to be charged to Darty account. Nor will it be necessarily accepted as a test of the real temperance sentiment of the State. Many out-and-out temperance men total abstainers were actively opposed to the proposed amendment, because tbey were not prepared to put prohibition in the Constitution. It was this feeling, coupled with a reasonable satisfaction with high license, and not regard for liquor selling, which has determined the result A larger vote would merely have emphasized this. The people have now given their verdict for the present high license Bystem of dealing with the liquor traffic of the State. It is not for unrestricted liquor. It will not be sounder stood by anybody. It is inevitable that the future will bring Improvements in the present law, and among these, without doubt, a higher fee for licenses, particularly in the larger cities. THE AMENDMENT FAULTT. Tho Ledger Says It Was In Bad Shape aud Not Comprehensive Enough. The Ledger will say: The amendment was in very bad shape, as the Ledger pointed out, both as to what it pro fessed to express and as to what it failed to at tempt to enact If it had been adoDtedtha rood people of the Commonwealth might have found themselves this morning deprived of not only the Brooks tavern license regulating act but of dl penal laws against the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors without license, the sale of such liquors on Sunday, the sale to minors, to habitual drunkards, and, indeed, every other penal law on the subject, and this condition must have continued several months, probably for two years, possibly more. While there was provision for the enactment of laws by the Legislature to enforce the amendment there was no provision for the con tinuance of existing penal laws in the interim, until the Legislature should enact new laws. And bow intelligent or how defiantly disobedient a Legislature may be in such a case, if it chooses to be so, has been signally illus trated by the refusal of that body for many years to obey several of the Clear mandates of the Constitution of 1874. Well informed people were naturally and properlv apprehensive about this, but the most cogent deterrent was in the influence of those who be lieved that the Brooks act which was working so well, should have an undisturbed trial for several years, and that it was sound policy in this respect tolet well enough alone. Simpson. CLEARFIELD COUNTY. SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH. 1 Cleabfield, June 18. Clearfield coun ty will give 2,000 for the amendment The returns up to this hour received from 13 districts show a majority for the amend ment of 426. At the same ratio the major ity will exceed, the figures given. EKIE COUNTY. SPECIAL TXLEQBAMTO TUX DISrATCH.l Erie, June 18. The returns, with two or three small precincts missing, showthe fol lowing state of affairs for fhe prohibition Continued on Sixth rage, EVERYBODY AT WORK Lively Scenes on Euined Streets in the Town of Kernville. GEEAT tfKOGBESS HAS BEEN MADE Toward Clearing Away Wreckage and Mak , ing-Honses Habitable. GFIT. HABTIKGB LEAVES SUDDENLY, Audit is Ihongbt That Be Has Gone East to Confer With Gorernor Bearer. Greaf progress has been made in cleaning np the mined streets and damaged houses inKeraville. .Bodies are still being dis covered there- in! a bad state of decompo sition. Eleven were taken from one pile of' 'rubbish. General Hastings has left Johnstown- for the purpose, it is supposed, of holding'a' conference with Governor Beaver. FEOK A STAFF CORRESFONDFJIT.1 - Jon jisxowN, June 18. A great improve ment hiis-taken place in Kemville within Lthe past 48 hours.' A visit was made to the former 'mud pile this morning for the pur pose of ascertaining what had been done in the matter of "cleaning up and putting the town into first-class condition. It was found that upon every street and alley in the little borough large gangsof men were at work. The main streets, upon which the fire plugs and hydrants had been hidden from sight by the accumulation of filthy rubbish hacked up by water from Stony creek, were Almost cleaned from dirt The houses that had been rendered useless were being torn down, and the mud had been cleaned out of those that could be made habitable. Everybody Working With a Will. In nearly every back yard in the borough clothes lines were put out and carpets, clothing," etc., hnng up to dry in the sun. The furniture and household utensils were scattered over the yards, and the swish, swash of the scrubbing brush could be heard in almost every house. Everybody upon the streets and in the houses was working. Even the members of the Fourteenth regiment, who were on gnard, would occasionally turn in and help the workingmen when they needed a little assistance. A number of former "tin-tag police" also worked some. Many of them were telling what they had done in the way of saving people. In this borough, as well as in Johnstown, there are quite a number of men who have made great reputations (since the flood) by the number of people they saved from drowning. Boasts That Aro Not Believed. A well known citizen stated that if the stories of the number of people saved by friends were true, there must have been at least 40,000, or more than the total popula tion of the six boroughs, in the flood. One man in Johnstown is boasting about 33 people he rescued from the river, though how he kept account of them all nobody has tret heen able to find out. frr-'At Kernville there-were ll,bodies found In rubbish piles to-day. They were buried as soon as discovered, and no report was made of them to the morgues. Tho bodies were in a terrible state of advanced decom position, and the stench arising from them was nauseating. The people who found three of the bodies in one pile thought that the smell came from a dead horse, and wanted to set fire to the mass. McS-wtgan. THREE SERIOUS CASES. The Sick at tho Red Cross Hospital In Johnstown. rFBOJI A STAFF COIlBESrOJfDEJtT.l Johnstown, June 18. There were three probably fatal cases received at the Hed Cross Hospital to-day. One man has an at tack of hives. He was found on the ground, face downward and suffering very severely. One of the scouts of the society who was out searching for sufferers came upon him and securing assistance conveyed him to the hospital. Another case is that of a young man, 22 years of age, who is suffering from an attack of measles. The third man has fromate ery sipelas, and both of them are in a bad con dition. Doctors Mitchell andNorris of the society left for their homes, in Philadelphia to night McSwioan. 0NLT ONE MORGUE NOW. All Bodies Fonnd Hereafter to be Taken to tho Ollllvllle Schoolboasc. I FROM A STAFF COBKESrONDENT.J Johnstown, June 18. The Fourth Ward Schoolhouse Morgue was discon tinued to-day. All bodies will now be taken to the First Ward (Millville) Schoolhouse, near "the left," where they will be pre pared for bnrial. They will be buried just as soon as they can be fixed up. Undertaker Henderson, of Johnstown, who lost everything he had in the flood, has charge. An entirely new system of con ducting the work has been inaugurated. John Evans and Robert J. Fairman, of Pittsburg, are his assistants. They are the only Pittsburg undertakers who are still here. McSwioan. DOGS AMONG THE GRATES. Canlno Ghouls Disturbing the Dead In Pros pect Hill Cemetery. Johnstown, June 18. The military guards at Camp Hastings, near the Prospect .Hill burying ground, report to-day that they are having great trouble with the dogs that are constantly disturbing the dead in terred at that burying ground. Over 100 dogs were driven from the place last night and several of them were killed. The hastily dug graves there are shallow, and the dogs have been uncovering and devouring the dead. NOT MISS PAULSON'S BODY. A Corpse Fonnd Which Was Mistaken for That of tho Mining Lady. Johnstown, June 18. Late this even ing the body of a well dressed young lady was found in the wreck at Cambria City, and at once,the rumor was started that the body was that of Miss Paulson, of Pitts burg. In many particulars the body found an swered the description of Miss Paulson, but investigation developed that it was not her body. A Water Supply Promised Soon. IFBOII A STAFF 'COBIIESPONDENT. Johnstown, June 18. Manager James Williams, of the Johnstown water works, stated to-day that the company would be in good.condltion to furnish a fall supply of water to the residents of the town within the next few days. The mains were sot damaged. GONE TO SEE 'BEAVER. General Hastings Leaves Johnstown for the Probablo Purpose of Conferring With the Governor About Paying the Men. ' FROM A STAFF CORRESPONDENT. 1 Johkstowk, June ' 18. General Hastings left the camp ' this after noon in a very mysterious manner. He was gone over an hour before his absence at tracted any particular attention. Gradually it was rumored around that he had gone East on the train. Then the next informa tion gained was that he had gone to meet General Beaver and bring him to Johns town to-night General Wiley stated to yonr corre spondent that the Adjutant General had gone away for the night, and left him in command of the camp. That was all he knew, or at least all he meant to say about the matter. From another source, and a very reliable one, I learned late to-night that General Hastings had gone to Altoona to meet Governor Beaver for the purpose of center ing with him on several matters of import ance. The subject chiefly to be considered is what is to be dona in regard to cash to pay the men off. To-day their week is up, and they will most likely want some money after their seven day's work. The next question to be considered concerns the Fourteenth Begiment. General Hastings has frequently stated that the men ought to be relieved, but unless the Governor gives orders to the effect nothing will or can be done in regard to the matter. ' Everybody expected the Governor to come in with the Philadelphia members of the Johnstown Belief Commission, but it is not likely that the General will come here until all the members-of, the Commission can be here. He would certainly not come by him self. General Hastings probably got his instructions at Altoona from Governor Beaver as to the time the Commission may be expected here. Heinp.ichs. THEY MEET0NCE MORE. Johnstotvn's Council Assembles for the First Time Since tho Flood Plans for Stores Discussed Offer to Withdraw Troops Rejected. fPHOH A STAFF CORRESPONDENT. JOHNSTOWir, June 18. The Johnstown Council held its first meeting this afternoon since theawful disaster oqMay 31. Mr. Alex ander Kennedy, the President, took the chair. The meeting was held in Alma Hall, on Main street, and the chief topic of discussion was the subject of allowing cer tain storekeepers to build their stores around the park place and the diamond. After several gentlemen had expressed their views it was decided to put the matter in the hands of a committee for a final set tlement. It will probably be decided that the different business men are to draw bal lots for their lots in order that nobody may afterward claim an injustice had been done him if he does not get as good a position as he-would have wished. But it is quite likely there will he a good deal of trouble on that veryi point before-it is finally ar ranged because everybody is anxious to get the best place, " General Hastings was) present at the meeting by invitation. He stated that he was in a position to furnish the necessary number of houses as soon as the people were ready to receive them and pnt them up. Then the question of the military guard came up and.General Hastings expressed his willingness to withdraw the troops and send them home as soon as the citizens wished it. But the councilmen unanimous ly stated that they would like to see the military remain a little longer. The question of re-electing three new members for council, in place of those who were killed in the flpod, was postponed for 30 days. Heinbichs. ELEVEN BODIES RECOVERED. Corpses Still Being Found In the Awfnl Wreck Above tho Bridge. Johnstown, June 18. Occasionally a J corpse is found buried in the debris and rubbish throughout the town, but the most prolific spot is the mass of wreckage above the railroad bridge. Eleven bodies were blown up there by the blasting to-day. The army of men on the wreckage at that point are rapidly clearing the place, but the contractor said to-day that he would yet have several weeks work before his contract is completed. WORKING WITHOUT PAT. Tho Tin-Tag Police, on Doty for Two Weeks, Still Unpaid. IFHOH A STAFF COBKEsrOHDENT.J Johnstown, June 18. The police officers, guards, teamsters, etc., who were employed by Sheriff Moxham, were paid this afternoon. The "tin-tag" police, or deputy sheriffs, who have been doing duty for over two weeks, have not yet been paid for their services. A great many of them, who are still doing duty, are protesting against having to wait for their money so long, but they will have to grin and bear it. McSwioan, THE GOVERNOR AT CRESSON.. Bo and the Commission Will Proceed to Johnstown To-Day. rSFXCIAL TELXOBAU TO THE DISPATCH.) Altoona, Jnne 18. GovernorBeaverand the Commission appointed by him to dis tribute the moneys received for the flood sufferers of Johnstown, arrived in this city to-night on a special train. They were met by Adjutant General Hastings, who came here from Johnstown on a special train. The party journeyed from here to Cresson, where a conference will be held to-night on the subject of the distribution of the funds. To-morrow morning they will go to Johns town. Looking Over the Ballraad. JonNSTOWN, June 18. Superintendent Pitcairn and a party of Pennsylvania Bail road officials were here to-day looking over the work already done and giving orders for future repair. They went East, and, it is thought, will join General Hastings and Governor Beaver. SHOT HIS BABr SISTER. A Six Tear Old Boy With a Bevolver Fatally Wounds aa Infant. SPECIAL TELEGKAM TO THE StSFATCII.I New Yoke, June 18. Harry Baker, the 6-year-old son of William Baker, of Twelfth street, was sent to take his baby sister Edith, less than a year old, out riding in her carriage, on Monday. Half an hour afterward their mother looked out of the window and discovered both children cov ered with blood. The boy was sitting on the steps crying. He held the baby on his lap and blood was streaming from a hole in her head near the temple. On the sidewalk near them was a small revolver. The mother rushed out of the house and found the baby unconscious. The boy said he found the pistol in the street, and was playfng with it when it went off. That was 15 minutes before his mother saw him. He had been afraid to tell his mother what had happened. Br. Simon found that th&bullethad entered the baby's head at the temple, had passed down be hind the right .ear and out through the bridge of the nose. The child will proba bly die. OABNEGIETO Attend a Qnlet Banquet Given R Millionaire No Speeches ' and no Toasts. (BT CABLX TO THE DISPATCH.! London, Junel8. Andrew Carnegie en tertained Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone and some 30 other guests at a quiet little banquet in the Hotel Metropole to-night The guests who were invited to meet Mr. Gladstone in cluded Minister Lincoln, Consul General New, General Lawton, Sir William Har court, John Morley and William Black, all with their wives; 'Sir Edwin Arnold, -the the poet editor of the Daily Telegraph; Orchardson, the famous painter; Mrs. Logan, Miss Pullman, Mrs. Carrison, Her bert Gladstone and many others. The dining-room was a mass of plate and flowers, and crossed Union Jacks and Stars and Stripes, printed in gold and other col ors on the menu cards were supposed to indicate the international character of the fathering. The Grand Old Man was in the ighest spirits and charmed everybody with his brilliant table talk. For once in his life he seemed to be oblivions of the exist ence of the borne rule question, and thor oughly enjoyed himself, knowing there were to be no toasts and no speeches. He said many kind things of America in the course of the evening. Everyone pres ent would have liked a'speecb, especially the reporter sent by the enterprising News Association, who, hidden behind a screen at the end of the room, ground his teeth in compnlsorfly silent agony for three long hours) for' he was not even near enough to take notes of the conversation.- THREE HUNDRED XIYES IN PERIL. The Training Ship Constellation Agrondd and in Danger of Being Wrecked. Norfolk, Va., June 18. The training ship Constellation went aground at Cape Henry at 3 o'clock this Afternoon. She had the Annapolis cadets on board, and was in charge of Commander Harrison and Navi gating Officer Lowe. Three hundred per sons were on the ship. Intelligence from the Constellation at 1130 o'clock to-night is to the effect that she is 300 yards from the shore and 'drifting in. The captain of the life-saving f station near Cape -Henry has made up a crew, notwithstanding the fact that the stations are closed, and has gotten a line to the ship and has hauled out the breeches buoy, though no one has been gotten ashore as yet. The Secretary ot the Navy telegraphed to the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad to-night to send help,"and B. B. Cook's General Freight and Passenger Agent, has ordered his tug, the Norfolk, to Cape Henry at once. SWEPT BT A HIGH WIND. r ' " "- JT Great Damage Done' to Property ot 'All Kinds at Pern, Indiana. , Indianapolis, June 18. A destructive wind storm swept over'Peru, this morning, doing great damage. , Trees, fences, tele graph and telephone poles were lev eled and many dwellings injured. The Standard Oil Company's large brick, warehouse was destroyed. Sev eral freight cars standing on the Lake Erie and Western tracks were caught by the wind and pushed with great velocity through the walls of the railroad shops. The total loss will amount tomany thou sand dollars. Much damage was also done to the growing crops throughout Miami county. WAITED FOR NO TRIAL. George Mason and His Son Plead Guilty of Corporal J ohn's Murder. tSFECIAL TZLXORAM 10 THZ DISPATCH.l Watnesbueo, June 18. George Mason and his son Emory, who were arrested some months ago for the murder of Corporal E John, entered a plea of "guilty," to-day, before the Court. Their sentence will be for a crime less than murder in the first degree. There will be no jury trial. Another son, Jesse, who was arrested for complicity in the crime, will be discharged. John's body was found in Ten Mile creek, and the evidence against the Masons was not very strong. It was doubtful if they could be convicted of a degree of murder higher than the second degree or man slaughter. TELEGRAPHING FROM A TRAIN. Messages Sent and Received While tho Cars Were Running at High Speed. Raleigh, N. 0., June 18. A test was made to-day on the Raleigh and Gaston railroad, in the presence of a number of prominent railroad men, of a process re cently invented by Baylus Cade, of this county, for telegraphing to and from mov ing trains. The current is maintained by means of a drag which is attached to the car, and which slides over a set of wires laid along the track. Messages were received from the offices at Raleigh and Greensboro, while the train was running at the rate of 30 miles an hour. CUBA SWEPT BI A FLOOD. A Irnrgo Amount of Property Destroyed bat No Lives Lost. Havana, June 18. One of the most severe rainstorms ever experienced on this island occurred on Sunday last The rain came down in such volume that several of the streets quickly became roaring torrents. Walls were undermined and houses collapsed. 'In the Yuelto Abajo district the damage by the floods was quite serious. The village of Batabano was partly submerged. No loss of life by the storm has been reported. AMENDED BI THE PRESIDENT. Change In a Civil Service Rale Applicable i to Ex-Soldlcrs. Washington, June 18. The President to-day amended rule 10 of the civil service rules, so as to do away with the limitation of one year within which reinstatement may legally be made to offices within the classi fied service, so far as it affects ex-Union sol diers and sailors. The change was made upon the recommen dation of the Civil Service Commission. PARNELL'S APPEAL DISMISSED. Tho Conrt Savs Bis Character Bas Not " Beea Damaged In tho Trial. London, June 18. Mr. Parnell's appeal against the postponement of his libel suit against the Times has been dismissed, with costs. The Appeal Conrt decided that the delay in the trial had not damaged Mr. Parnell's character, the Times having admitted the libel and paid the money into court GUILTY OF GRAND LARCENY, William E. Howard Convicted of the Electric Sagar Company Swindle. New York, June 18. The jury in the case of William E. Howard, for obtaining 6,600 from the defunct Electric Sugar Com pany, has foundi the defendant guilty of grand larceny in the first degree, aa charged. in ine intuctmeni, ANY ONE CAN HAKE HONEY i Who has a good article to sell, and who adver tises vigorously and liberally. Advertising is truly the Ufa of trade. All enterprising and Judicious advertisers succeed. THREE CENTS &Sk i TfiruT tit nnn 6385 U JUL H I IIJJUUIIIJ IJJUUU And if Has Left Alle gheny County Vet Enough. THE ANTIS fiET THERE By a Majority of Over 20, 000 in the Two Cities, ' and Rising. PITTSBURG HAS 18,472, With, One Ward Out, and Al ; legheny 3,809, Near- . ly Complete. SCENES AT HEADQUARTERS. Liquor Men's Full Returns Made Them Jubilant . Yery Early. A LIGHT SUFFRAGE YOTE. BOM the Ohio to the Delaware . it was a "Waterloo for Prohibitionists. The defeat was crushing. No one section of the State was spared a share of it Western Pennsylvania, which, outside of Allegheny, county, the temperance managers had claimed as their solid territory, did not come up to their ex pectations. In most counties west of the mountains the majorities for the Constitu tional amendment fell away under what , they have been confidently placed at by prophets. For instance, Armstrong county, which had been previously credited with some 2,000 majority sure for the amendment, was left altogether doubtful by the latest dis patches last night. Beaver, Lawrence aad Washington counties gave infinitely smaller majorities than the Prohibitionists had expected. Huntingdon county, which all along has been boasting of 2,500 majority, gives 1,000 less. Bedford county goes to the liquor men with 800 majority, while it was never be lieved to be anything else than favor able to prohibition. Juniata county also Herman Straub, Prominent in Leading tht Liquor Men's Campaign. is reported in line for liquor, and it had been counted upon by the amendment people. Erie county gives over 4,000 majority against the amendment MANY OTHEB SUEPBISES. That was not as bad as the "prohibs" up there expected, bnt down in "Washington county the phenomenal temperance senti ment said to be ready to pile up 4,000 for the amendment turns out to be no more than 2.000. Mercer Craw-" ford and Butler counties are among the few western strongholds which support original prohibition claims with handsome majorities. Among other surprises, how ever, was the unexpected strength Eayette county seemed to develop for the issue. It had been regarded as doubtful. The re markable effect of the flood was noticeable la the Johnstown vote, turning what was ex pected to be a 2,000 majority for liquor to a small majority the other way. Allegheny county gives a majority of close upon 23,000 against the amendment This even went beyond the most sanguine predictions of practical politicians, al though it now turns out that the liquor men were nearer to the real figures of to-day in what seemed to many as the ab surdly high estimate of a week ago. The returns from all wards in Pittsburg but one (the Twenty-second ward) give a majority of 16,472 against the amendment PBOHIB1TION ENHBEIiT LOST. Allegheny City, with seven districts yet to hear from, give an ad ditional majority of 3,809 against the issue. McKeesport and Brad dock add several hundred to this general majority, and to increase the sur prises the rural vote from townships and J small boroughs swell U19 aggregate major- mji 11 i V i t ummti&iiUi AjkbLr. 5HW3BMHWBEW!