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In ull tile Election District* o
( reater New Vork.
Itylhr Varlo lit Candidates lo Attract Vol
rt to Thtlr StaiuUrda-Urort lea Final
Iy A|)|?ral to "Little Boy Rrynu" fur hi
Influenca?The ItcpnbllcaujLaa il?rs Con
xlilcittly- Claim Qaneral Tracjr'a Klectton
Clllir Ibllllliatvi ui III*
llarriaou and lilt *(\Vllil Weil Show1
Kit runt* to Join Tamuiauy'a Ohoi
NEW YORK, Oct. 27.?Speeches ft
mid-day and speeches at night, witl
argument and quiet work at all tlmei
are the programme for the week of th
half score parties contesting for thi
honors in the election that is to be hel<
in Greater New York on Tuesday next
The message said to have been sent b>
the Cleorgeite leaders to W. J. Bryan ti
give the weight of his Influence and el
oquence in aid of the Jeffersonian nom
* lnee is regarded us a partial admlssloi
that their cause is not In as hopeful i
condition as those leaders have repre
sentcd it to bo. The tlmo is so shor
;hnt It li scarcely to be expected (ha
Mr. Bryun will ho Inducer to respond.
As ?tout u claim as has been made fo
the Itupublloan ticket is that put fortl
by General Tracy, the nominee fo
mayor. He asserts that thero are li
Groutor New York 230.000 people wh
vote tho Republican ticket year in am
ih?t T .MU la tho nnll' dnu C
the candidates who will draw at a!
from the Republican vote and that h
cannot take awuy mora than eight pe
cout of the regular Republican vot<
ivhtch would leave In round figure
210,'WO votes for Tracy, while wlioeve
receives a? many an 175,000 of the hul
million ballots thnt arc likely to b
c.is-t la morally certain of flection.
The betting which continues llghi
shows no material change of heart o
i io p&rt Of thn.ec who put their mone
<thn roHUlt of Tuesday's electloi
Van V'ycU, Tammany Democrat, con
tlniH's the favorite with Tracy, Repul
1 ran, second. and Low. Citizens' Ur
Ion. third. Some Republican money I
offered on even term*.
Jacob Worth, the deponed leader <
the Brooklyn Republican organlzatloi
t merged to-day from the seclusion I
Which he has been enveloped the !iw
brtnljfht and predicted the defeat c
3eneraJ Tracy.
Following a long caucus of Republ!
son district leaders to-day, Preslder
QuIrr. of the Republican committer
Jave out the following statement: "Th
( publican organization has carefull
tanvnssed the vote In every electlo
fllstrlct of every borough In the ne
tlty. Several assembly districts ha\
been canvassed two times and sow
have been canvassed three. Each <
th*ae repeated canvasses shows thi
ZTracy's strength Is growing and thi
Low's support which has never bee
large, becomes smaller every da;
There are only two districts In Ne
York City in which Mr. Low will ha\
any substantial Republican suppor
These are the 27th and the 29th. In tt
19th he will not have 2,000 votes, an
three-quarters of what he does will I
Democratlo. The proportion of Derm
cratlc votes to Republican votes In h
support holds good In tho 21st, the 23r
the 2fith and the Slat* and the tram
Harlem districts In all thos* dlstrlc
they being districts out of which prn<
tlcally the whole of the Low vole wl
be drawn, the net effect of Mr. Low
CUIUllUUCfr Will vi.? ....
Jorltlos of the Republican party ov?
VanTPyck. Low's vote will bo small
than Von Wyck's In ench district.
shall carry Now Tork for Tracy by Ju
about tho plurality over Van Wye
which wo? obtained by Governor'Bla<
last year over Porter.
"In Brooklyn, the situation la stm
lsr to the situation In New York, hi
the proportion of Democrat* to Repul
lIcanK In Low's following will naturn
Jy be pruHller than It Is here. There <1
proportion will be about half and hal
Th? plurality for Tracy over Vr
"Wyck will be greater In Brooklyn the
In New York nnd la likely to reach 40
000. Low's vote will leave the tc
great parties ns <o comparatM
strength In Just about their norm
renditions, but Oeorge's vote will i
reduce Van "Wyck's ns to give us T<
Tracy a first rate plurality. On tho coi
dltlons ns the*' exist to-dav, Lo
mluht hnve in Brooklyn ns many t
80,000, or, to be liberal, 35,000 vote
But his Bnpubllcan support Is rapid
falling away from him. There n
thousands of Republican# who ha'
been mlaled by tho New York Trlbui
nnd tho New York Mall and Exprei
Into the idea that Low has a chanco >
election. They aro finding out Tin
<hat this Idea Is preposterous nnd th
it Is being circulated by these news pi
pers maliciously and dishonestly. Tli
fner Is netting abroad throughout tl
wards In Brooklyn, where tho T/i
boom has been Inflated with the natu
nl result that the gas Is going out ?
the boom nnd the boom Is collapsing
General Daniel E. fllckle* to-day a
nouneed that he would vote and woi
for General Tracy nnd the whole R
publican ticket.
Cooper Union whs never before tl
rene of nuch a strange political mec
big as that which took placo there th
The majority of those at the meetli
wro women, nnd women from Murrt
Hilt, and Hlverslde Drive nnd We
Knd avenue nt that. The worn??n we
adherents of the Women's Munlclp
Len?up, which ndvocntes the elect l<
of Heth 7<ow nnd tho mooting they r
up wan designed to show what tin
could do In si pnlltlrul wny, ?*ven
they did not have votes. ICaeh womi
was supplied with n bamierott?, ?
which was the word "Low," the flni
were waved when the women wished
spplnud. The men who nine In f
hisses were principally Crolter ni
I'lntt. Ther* irrm few hisses and
Kood deal of applause for George, b
more for Low.
Among those who organised f
m sot Inn were Mrs. Felix Adler, Ml
Morris K. .lessup, Mrs. J. Kennei
Tod, Mrs. W. II Bchlefflln and Mi
Hchuyler Vflh Rensselaer.
When the women and their ffM
friends filled the hill, the doors we
closed and nn overflow meeting tot
place outside, nnllk" the meetings
men, the proceedings were lnui
promptly on tltno,
Colonel George K. Waring, the ntrr
cleaning commissions, called the mei
low to iird?r, mrid liilroUucvd .Way
Niionv as chairman.
Mayur ttlioni mid h? was a dy?d.|
tbe-wool Republican and bid alwayi
voted the Republican ticket, but It vvat
because he loved the Itcpublican partj
that ho proponed to vote against <iu
Republican ticket, clean out the aug
i enn stables and plnco that party on ?
Arm foundation. The mayor then Introduced
James C. Carter. The womer
waved their bannerette* and applaudei
the mayor liberally during his spoech
) They alio cheered Mr. Carter as hi
' proceeded to state to them what thej
should do to olect their candidate
When Mr. Carter mentioned the nam<
of General Tracy, there were falm
l* hisses and alight applause.
a Rev. Dr. William 8. Rainsford salt
that three years ago one man hat
* throttled Tammany and brought It t<
the earth. It was too bad that Dr
r Parkhurst was not here now.
, Joseph H. Ohoate was received wltl
great applause.
t Mr nhoata mxcariated Senator PJatt
eliciting roars of laughter by hla flaahej
of wit.
8sth Low spoke next, making hii
t customary argument for home rule,
j The Citterns' Union to-day Issued i
statement which contained a remark
' able charge "that the Republican organ
* Izatlon Iwih sent out orders to its mem
5 hers to shout for Tracy and vote foi
' Van Wyck." This report was conflnp
1 eil by a prominent member of Tain.
many, who stated that Van Wyck ex
/ poctn to get about 35,000 Reppbllcas
votes. That Piatt and Tammany wll
stop at nothing Is shown by the fact es
- tabllshed by reports from many dls
- trlcts of repeated but Ineffectual effort!
. made by both machines to buy off CIt
lions' TInlon workers and local candl1
dates and by the false statements whlcl
- have been given to the press of defec
t tlons among district chairmen.
Oeneral Anson O. McCook made th<
1 following statement to-day:
"Ever since the great Republlcar
r meeting last week at Carnegie hall, thi
h growth of the sentiment In favor o
r Mr. Low has been steadily increasing
I My original estimate mado t*en dayi
0 ago, that he would get at least 50 pei
1 cent of the Republican vote of Ne*
f York county, and at least 60 per ceni
II of the same vote of Kings county, hoi
e been changed by the Improved condl
r tlons. I believe to-day that It Is r
?, conservative nstlmato>to say that U
h this county slxty-flvo per cent of thi
r Republican vote will bo cast for Mr
f Low and 75 per cent of the Republlcar
.? vote in the county of Kings."
n That >vlll Exhibit In Ntw York for Tam
raany's llrredt.
CHICAGO, Oct. 27.?Mayor Ilnrrlion
accomponlcd by his cabinet, a brass
g band and nearly three hundred broa*
shouldered members of the Cook Coun
>f ty Democracy, all wearing silk hati
* and smiles of various degrees o
" breadth, left here at 1 o'clock to-daj
for a three day's stumping tour of th
Oreater New York. "Hurrah for Tam
many and to blazes with Georgel" tyu
I tho sentiment of the leaders of ih?
' delegation and the westerners nppar
' ently mean to act on this feeling In <
J way that will make the Tammany tl
*[ ger purr with Joy. Nearly every prom
lnent Democratlo politician of Chlcag<
, was In the party. Oil Inspector "Hob'
Burke, City Treasurer Hummel, Chle
of Police Klpley, City Attorney De
I vino. Corporation Council Thornton
: Commissioner of Fubllc Works Mc
" Oann, Superintendent Of Street Clean
j" ing Fltrslmmons, and National Com
J/ mltteeman Gahan were Included In th
mayor's party.
t At 1:30 o'clock the "boys" lined up a
. the Cook County Democracy's head
: quarters on La SalJo street and head
* *d by Captain Farroll and a band
marcnea to tne cuy nuu mm mvuuc
the mayor and his cabinet to the Lak
. Hhor* depot, where a special train o
' ten Wagner sleopers had been mad
" op. At 1:30 the commissary was re
; ported In Rood condition and amid th
cheers of the good Democrats left be
. ' hind the train pulled out
. Leaders of the party clnlm the flch
J" will be exclusively n go Inst Henrj
_ George. Chicago Democrats they clnlr
/ have a good, deep grudge ngalnst th
_f single tnx advocate. Tn 1894 Mr. Go org
,k mnde several speeches here for John Ii
. White, who ivhh running for Congres
In the second district on the Populls
. ticket. The election resulted In th
I defeat of John J. Hanrahan, the Dom
j ocrntlc nominee, and the election a
"Billy" Lorlmer, Republican. Th
~ Democratic lenders. It Is said, have no
lf' forgiven Oeorge for the part he took It
_ the campaign nnd they propose to no
in only whoop 'em up for Vnn Wyck, bu
! to roast Henry George. From nil Indl
rations there will be a very warm tlm
In the old town to-morrow night.
ir Ilia Tonr fifing Kept n? Riertt m PomI
" blr?!to Oltloa.
TOLEDO, O.. Oct. 27.?Wm. J. Krya
n. camo Into Ohio to-day to Rive a finish
I.V ing touch to the campaign for the Dem
rft ocratlc ticket. Ho Is traveling In
/0 private car and opened aL the llttl
10 town of Montpeller. Ho had a goo
sized audience nnd devoted his speec
n{ to the free sliver Issue and an attac
w on Henntor Hanna.
From Montpeller Mr. Dryan wa
a" rushed to Defiance, where he held
',s meeting this afternoon. Tie nlso In
tends to speak at Paulding and wl
w address a meeting at Vnn Wert thl
r- ovenlng.
?f These towns were recently visited b
Mr. Hanna, and Mr. Bryan's flying trl
n- Is intended to offset tho effect of thn
rk trip nmong the farmers of northwester
0- Ohio.
A peculiar feature of Mr. Bryan's ton
Is the fact that It has been kept as sr
crot as possible by the Demncratlo leaO
ers. The silver leader will not speak u
it- any of tho Inrger cities of the state.
Nrrlooi t hmrft* Mntle Ajraliial Cook Com
iy ly? Illinois, OfllctnU.
st CHICAGO, Oct. 27.?According to Mr
l/nilse lfumpri, her huaband'a dea
m body, which was nmong live corpso
ot stolen from the county morgue at Dur
v tdng??few nlghls a*o, waa taken to cor
if cmI 11 crime. Hhn ihfinrcif It as her l/(
,n lief that he died tho Sttmo way as othc
unfortunates In the county Inrane as)
him, who It Is charged have been maul"
,0 to death by attendants. Her husbnn
lir wan n robtwt man with no sign of cor
,,1 sumption. Hhe says she saw him H um
_ day afternoon and he wna bruised an
1 ut. Alt attendant would not let h"r s<
1 his fnco.
I In his mufterings he told hrr h?> hn
baen attacked and beaten, she claltnt
. Hunday, Mrs. Humpcl wns notified ?
* her husband's death. A pas I mortem w/i
" decided upon, but Hundsy night foil
bodies, among thorn her huaband'it, wcr
19 nlolen from th" morgu?. Tho tvlifo 1
declar-a the others worO inkrn as
' J blind to divert misplnlon from th" ret
criminals nnd f.ini u u upon wmir* irhoui
in tho huslncflti ?>r nupplylng hodlon 1
mr<llcnl Institution^. A lawyer Dntmnf
*1 by Mrs. Hum pel Haturdny lo proifi( In
1- hiixbaii I from nhut?<>, w \ 1 ord. 1 I out <
?f tho bnlldlng when he tried (u Inleivlc
the stundsntji A l)mr?oiult Ihv?mIuh
ii" I tlmi la In prugras*
> The Meeting of the GrunJ l ot!
i at Cbarlcstou W. Vu.
' /
' Foaail in tha Maparcc of (li? VmrlomB i
floen of tha Orgaitlaatlou?i'ha Or
I HMlihf In KlnuuoM and Comforta
' In lu Nsoibin-Siprtme Chancel
Colgrovt PrtsaitUd with * Silver a
vtca?Tha Capital of tha fitnta Fll
1 with Stranger*.
i Hneefal Dlanateh to th? Intelligencer.
CHARLESTON, W. Va.. Oct 27.-^
' fog this morning hung over the city 1
, a pall. It was nearly 10 o'clock be!
the sun peered through the low cloi
' and assured the gathering crowds t
P this would be a typical autumn day.
? nlffbt the streets were full of people cc
Ing and going, and when daylight br<
' there was a large number awaiting
| opening ot the morning exercises of
1 Knlghta of Pythias. Before 0 o'clc
* tl>e streets were full of visitors and to
folks, and the sounds of band muslo w
heard on all the principal streets. Th
* self-s/>me bands paraded with numer
followers from early morning, and th
1 was not fifteen minutes during the <
' that some band did not march up t
down Capitol street. At 9 o'clock
i local chapter of the Knights of Pyth
headed by the Charleston band, marc;
* to the K. & M. depot, nnd escorted
* Pt. Pleasant chapter to the castle. T
f alno met the Huntington and St. Alb
* lodges at the C. ft O. depot and escor
' them to the coetle hall. The tra
r brought In large numbers of fraterr
' men and also visitors, and It 1s thou
t to be the largest crowd that has beer
' the clty.for years.
At 9 o'clock there was a meeting of
? grand lodge at the senate chamber. !
? preme*Chancellor Colgrove took up m
J of the time in the exemplification of
. secret work and no other business i
I performed that Is worthy of note.
At 10:30 o'clock the West Virginia 1
gade Knights of Pythias met at the c
tie and preceded by the Parkersbur? <
b Charleston bands, marched up Cap
street to the senate chamber, where bi
nesfi of the following character y
, transacted: Tho election of a colonel
, the division was on the hoard.*, with I
candidates, Captnin Oelger and Ma
3 McGee. In this division there
- twelve companies, but only eleven w
j represented. The election of Capt
. Gelger was made unanimously.
At 2 o'clock when the business In
>' senate chamber wo a concluded,Charl
o ton lodges, togother with nil visit
- lodge paraded the city. All along the !
f of march the ICInghts of Pythias \x
* cheered repeatedly and their executi
- were commended by all who wltnes
* them.
At 6:30, the Lincoln lodge arrived
- the C. & 0? and they were escorted to
3 Hotel Ruffner by the Vn-ttre organizai
' present. At 8 o'clock the ontertalnm
f by the Lincoln lodge WM held at
- opera house, and Immediately after
; muBlcal entertainment, the Knight
- gree was conferred upon several mi
- bers.
After the exempltflcatlon of the Knl
e rank at 10 o'clock, a reception was gl
to visiting ladles at the Castle hall
t Capitol street.
At yesterday's sepslon of the gn
. lodge, 200 past chancellors were repot
lt present and they were seated as m<
[ bers of the grand lodge. Grand Ch
W V Wtal fJror.fl WnonAr
f cords and Seal Maner Jenkins,and On
{ Milliter of Exchequer Mason If. Sm
1 presented their annual reports in prln
" form. The reports were dlstrlbu
* among the representatives without re
'"prom the reports of the various ofllt
1 It 1 a shown that there are 114 wont
v lode-es. with a membership of 6.J556. .
a cash on hand June 30.1*97. waii I1J.MJ
0 Assets of subordinate lodges 1103,092
? Assets of grand lodge $4,091 IS.
During the year the following memr
* of the grand lodf^ have died: Past On
* Chancellor A. B. Done, of No. 18: 1
* Chancellors John 1?. How? nnd Wor
; Montgomery, of No. 3; John A. Per
' nnd Worthy Smith, of No. 6; Ch*
0 Hanke. of No. ?: 5*. N. Hirst, of No.
1 K. Whlteham, of No. 39; M.h. Adam
n No. 40. nnd R. M. Wilson, of No. iC.
1 At 2 o'clock a public meeting was 1:
I In the senate chamber. Judge Cyrus
- Hall, presided. Knight rjovernor O.
? Atkinson delivered as happy" an audi
of welcome as was ever listened to In i
city, which was retpondod to by Suprj
Chancellor Phillip Colgrove. t.s he a I
can respond. At tho conclusion of
speaking. Governor Atkinson, on bcl
of the Pythian Knlffhts of West Vlrgi
n presented Supreme Chancellor Coigr
- with a very handsome silver tea set.
presentation remarks were appropr!
" and happy. Mr. CoIrtovo responded
a choice and feeling words. This en
^ one of the moot pleasant events of
d pension. After the speaking the Bupn
h Chancellor nnd his brl-ln were Introdu
k to nearly atl person* present.
a _
i Vonna Mnn ItohcniltA on Site Rnllrontl
II Put*! Itollrr Exploalati,
9 Special Dispatch to the Intelligence.
p Charles Haymaker, a jroung mnn nh
it thirty-three years old, was Instai
n killed at tho Baltimore & Ohio stnl
Ir hero this afternoon. He was ntten
- Ing to crawl under some freight c
I- nnd neroBB the trnrk when the c
lt were moved by a yard snglne. His h
was nlrnont severed from his body,
was unmarried nnd ft carpenter
trade. . , ?
?. Kllhu Totrlck, brother of ?
Cleric R C. Totrlck, of this city, i
killed by the bursting of a Wilier In
, fthlnnstoti flouring mills to-day. Th
*' others were Injured.
i- "I'lyiHiuu Tom'* Conprr Lneslfd,
i" Special Dlapatch to tho Intnlllgoncer.
MOltOANTOWN, W. Va., OoL 2
!r. A farmer came Into town ntid repot
d that "Fighting Tom" Cooper, the \h
?' win, l'n., firebug, was near his ho
I" four miles from here, ffe was nrn
the farmer said, with n idiot gun, tli
.. revolvers, and ? quantity of arnmi
Hon, and made thrents of destroylflu
il who both.red him nt his quarters. II
n. rv n. Lindner and flaniuej Mcdara, i
<f Pittsburgh oillcers, nnd Opnstfl
* Shoemaker, of this place, left IttMlii
ir niely for ths purpose of capturing h
r j but at a late hour this evening t
;v had not been heard from, A (cdsph
a message from near where lie has b
il hkllng says he hns moved on, htiv
in Hurmlsed an nlUrk from fh# officer
it To mimiiii i nniiiliii
t pprrlnl Dlipateh lo the Intelligencer.
' nwtftitcNVtf.t.n. <> , oct. sT.-ii
\ Mollvnln*, n promln.nt ronlmrtnr i
utpliaU", ?l Allolhtnr, )' >'! ?h? Il
terested in a number of manufactures
concerns, was here to-day and partial
ly closed a deal with Robert Clark am!
Hud Montgomery, J or twenty~sever
acres of land at Toronto, part of whicf:
gc he will hate platted for lota, and ot
eh* balance he will locate industrla
cs Meeii nt MarRkiilUH'u-l'uiiiHal lulcrcn
aiftuToilfl lu I1?B tiatlierinf* *
Special Dispatch to th? InUUIgenocr.
0f" MORQANTOW.V, W. Va., Oct. 37. i
J#r The State Bar Association will have iti
annual meeting here on next Wednes
lor day and Thursday. Unusual lnteres
centers in the meeting because of thi
led live Questions which will come before ii
upon which the association will declan
itself. Prominent among these li tin
subject of "Government by Injunction,'
In which the people of the state an
Che much interested at the present time
Ike Some of the best known lawyers o
ore the state are expected to take part It
' this discussion, and a keynote addresi
uus along this line Is to be delivered by th<
hat Hon. Seymour D. Thompson, or Si
All Louis, who will make the annual ad
>m. dress before the association.
. The treatment of this subject by k<
h? e|nlnent an authority as Mr. Thcmp
J?? son is looked Torward to with keen an
*?? tlcJpatlon by members of the legal pro
fe^alon all over the country. Othcri
" who will make addresses before th<
association are P. J. Crogan, of King
, wood; D. C. Westenhaver, of Martins
e burn; W. O. P?'terkln, of Parkorsburg
iflv Bernard U Butcher, of Fairmont, ant
Inj Hon. Charles E. Hogg, of Point Pleas
tho ont.
iag The local bar association had a meet
bed ln#r to-dny to arrange for the entertain
the nient of the visitors, of whom there wll
lioy be about two hundred. A publlo re
(ins ceptlon and a banquet were agreed up
ted on.
''J11 Staging Willi lIn*l)Rlnl Ftiry In tin
1 Vicinity of Urernalmrg, 1??.
the GREENSBURO, Pa., Oct. 27.-Th<
Su- great forest fires on the Laurel HU
l0(rt above Bnurelville, and on the Cbestnu
vas* are 81111 Tagint; with unabate<
fury. Great destruction In property 1:
)ri- imminent. It Is believed that th<
1"" lives of the family of Samuel Shawley
?n<j n mountaineer, consisting of three peo
!', pie, have been lost. About mldnlgh
' ' last night tho flames with llRhtnlnc Ilk
fnr fi'l'liHty swept across tho vvasto eoutl
iwo of "10 "hawIeK house and the housi
Z? was enveloped and burned. No roembe
' of the family could be found early thi
,p morning. There are other mountnli
dwellings In danger and the oocupant
aro Hoeing from them. Hundreds o
th(> mountaineer* and villagers oro nt worl
(|. In the hope of quenehlnii the fl&mei
ln(r but seemingly with no effect.
"n0 Dl.mtron. Kir* ?( Nl. I.nnl.
0e ST. LOUIS, Ma, Oct. 27.?Shortly be
sea fore 1:30 p. m. fire started on one of thi
upper floors of the seven story bullditi/
tho a* Scvontk anJ Chestnut streets, occu
(on I>loj by the Wabash railway general of
ent flee, lawyers, real estate Arms am
the stores. Some delay In sending In ui
the alarm gave the flro great headway am
de- the time tho first engine arrived th
-M' whole building \vaa in flames. A gen
eral alarm was turned in, but thi
Kht flames had enveloped tho whole build
ven lng, which was Boon doomed. The ef
on forts of the firemen were then turnei
to the adjoining building to keep th
fire from communicating to it. The!
, efforts were Anally successful. Of th
'"J" hundreds of people In the bulldlnj
jLJ" when the lire started, all escaped. Thi
! I Wabash building was formerly knowi
as the Poly technique building and wa.
I{ j occupied by Masonlo lodges and othe
t.(, secret sociotlcs. The Post Olspatcl
ai? places tho total estimated loss at $800,
f?f q "
. Irmy of Tcnntnte Rtniiloti.
Pho MILWAUKEE, Oct. 27.~Th? Societ:
181. of the Army of Tennceceo received <
warm welcdhio at the hands of the oftl
)prp zona of Milwaukee at a public meetlni
and which was held at "Plymouth church to
'Mt night. Mayor William G. Itauschenber
thy gee delivered Milwaukee's welcome ad
rell drew and General Granville M. Dodg
rles responded on behalf of tho society. Th
I?! main feature of the programme whle)
s.of contained several hundred numbers, wa
the annual oration of tho society whlcl
leld wag delivered by the Itev. Fathe
Thomas Storing Sherman, son of Gen. W
W. t. Sherman, who spoke on "Wlsconsli
'ess in our army," The members of the bo
this clety were entertained this afternooi
'mo with a carriage ride about the city. Pre#
onn idsnt McKlnley nnd General Russell A
tho Alger, who had been tnvlted, were uuabl
lalf to leave Washington.
n'a, Omaha will probably be selected as tin
*>ve next meeting place.
His ?
late Second I.nrtffrrt Trial.
jj'J CHICAao. Oct. 17.?State's Altorne;
Deneen tins nrranged to place tho sec
>me ond Luotgert trial on th? docket fo
c?d Monday, November 8. If more time 1
desired by tho defense they will hav?
to secure It by making a formal re
quest for a continuance.
rullmnn'd ostoto only pnn? out J",800,
7? 000.
out Tho Sturgls elevator at Buffalo, Nev
?tly York, wjis damaged by flro yesteroy
inn to tho extent of f02,000.
in? The International seal conference, af
<er a Fenalon of two hours yesterday
nrfl udjourned until Monday.
,ftri Reports that yollow fever has mad
ead its appearance in Nashvlllo are abHo
He lutely without foundation.
Rlshop Doano, of Albany, N. Y., de
nies that tho American bishops hav
-Jilt CVf,r thought of surrendering their uu
tonomy to tho Kngllsh church.
ir(t(y It In claimed that the disaster on th
New York Central railroad last Sun
dsar was the result of a dynamite ex
ploblon, planned by enemies of the cor
7 Jly the nctlon nf the American Win
dew Glass Company, Pittsburgh, lis
been made the head center of <hn
ild- trade. Wages of workers will ndvjiue
ln0f 12 per cent over the scale of last year.
10,l Vice Consul General Hprlng?r .it lln
vana, baa telegraphed Iho state depart
mi- went that the Hpunlsh authorities hav
lit P?r<^nn,M' lr,ank Afjcamont'' nnd Thorn
1 mi Julio Barns, two American cHliem
" who have |n>eii lmprlAon<<l nt Hunting*
I de tluba since June, 1M?5. There art
' !, n<?W |>i" >1 It 1. ' ?Man Ir.ir ? dux<M
' Americans held prisoners In Cuba, ex
J; elusive of the Competitor crew
ICdwnrd A Molloleib r, of Otter (.'rsek
L|n i. w .i, \\im iin. Aii nod i" tnulfttt ihi
lMfr i tanipb' <>f Plinth 1 Gultenu and assas
,, Sluafe the Provident If lb. PYeriJllv*
FofUNtd '? iMuro fop hint certain right
which he elalrnn have bent wrongfull;
taken from hlni, win nireited m ciu
. CAgo, yesterday, and will be examine!
na t?? his sanity, Heholeder elilmn tha
Hid bo wmm ?iwIim1I?m1 out of * Um? |m?i o
lit, slid in suituni Hsu***
? That arc Now Worrying the United
State* Government.
Al tli* Stale Department, anil It Contains
hue One Thonaand Wort!*? It If laid la
Official Clrclaa That In Neither Lan MBK
Nor Mabjcel la It Llkci? to b*
Taken as Oflcualva-Japau'e Lata at Nota
In llegard to Hawaii Varjr V?(M In Regard
lo Certain Affaire.
?i _
event of the day at the atate department J
vat the receipt of the Ions expected ca
1 blegram from United States Minister I
, Woodford, at Madrid, transmitting the j
, answer of the Spanish government to I
* his representations In the Interest of I
peace In Cuba.
The message had to bo translated
. from the cipher back again into good
- English, and It was half past 3 o'clock
J before tho first fair copy of the mes*
sage was turned out. It was not so
' long; in fact, there were a little less
than 1,000 words In the message, for Mr.
! Woodford, Instead of cabling the whole
I of tho Spanish answer to his note, con*
tented himself with reducing the matter
to a brief outline. The first copy
* was taken at oncu to the President, not
bolng entrusted to a messenger, but be1
lng delivered by Chief Clerk Michaels
* In person at the White House.
Mr. Porter said that under no circumstances
would the correspondence bo
made publlo before consideration of the
From unofficial information that has
B reached certain administration officials
in advance of this message of Mr.
& Woodford's as to the nature of the SpanI
ish reply, It Js evident that In neither
language nor subject matter is the com!
munlcatlon likely to be taken as offen*
sive by our government. It may be, It
3 Ih true, regarded iih inefficient to meet
, the lisue presented by Mr. Woodford In
his note, but officials of the state de*
partment say that In view of what has
already been accomplished by the new
t Spanish cabinet In reforming abuses In
r? Cuba, in removing Weyler and In pro*
Jecting what appears to bo a liberal
? measure of autonomy, our government
f will certainly rest ut least until Cons
gross assembles, and afford tho new
^ Spanish government a reasonable time
? to carry out Its plans.
mu-w >!< > <av ?
!, HONOLULU, Oct 20, vio San Fray,
clsco, Oct. 27.?'The Hawaiian government's
reply to Japan's latest letter will
Boon be forwarded and another step
e taken In the diplomatic controversy,
j The president and his cabinet arc busy
at work on the last letter from the,
Japanese government. The tone of the
" document la much more pacific than any
1 of the previous communications. Thts
government will havo some amendI
men is to make to the latest proposal,
e The Japanese government in still very
- vague as to the amount of damage It will
[ claim, and It still seems that the main
. point wu the establishing of a precedent
rather than compensation for th?
j supposed Injury Inflicted upon its sube
Jects. It seems now that the contror
versy will go fo arbitration within a
few weeks.
The China, sailing for Yokohama on
? the 29th Instant, will carry the reply of
" tho Hawaiian government, and by
Christmas the whole Imbroglio may be
In -the hands of arbitrators, providing
there Is not too much correspondence'
between the two countries to determine |
wno uio anmraiora snail oc.
V Otif?lurrl from how tJrmda Ore by Wliinl
I KriUon'a I'rocru.
NEW YORK, Oct. 27.?The Electrical
? Engineer will publish to-morrow, tho
- first authoritative account of Thomas
- A. Edison's success in recovering by !
- olectrlcal means the iron contained In
Jj low grade ore. The Inventor's oxperl-1
i rnenta have been carried on during the 1
s past elx years at the old Ogden Iron I
J mines, a few miles from Dover, N. J.,
where ho has built up n plant covering I
several acres of ground and whloh aftor
many experiments Is now capable
'x of producing dally from 1,000 to 1,600
. tons of almost chemically pure iron.
The ore contains on the averago;
e about 26 per cent of Iron and resembles
In appcflinncf a very poor quality of
c Kruy rocK. Mr. Edison states that 1
there are 200,000 tons of this ore on tho
land immediately surrounding his j
Dlant from which can be produced 50.0w
ioua of ore. JIls process. In
brief, consists of blasting the ore from
" tho mountain sides and then by mean*
r of steam shovels and cars conveying it i
s to massive crushers, where It is broken
b up and passed on to other mills, where
- It Is pulverised. Tho powdor Is then I
allowed to fall In close proximity to
electro magnets, which deflects the Iron j
to one side and tho non-metallic mat- I
ter falls to tho other sldo by pravlty.
? From the tlmo tho ore Is blasted until |
It Is resolved Into this metalllo form
y ntid compressed Into brloquette* for,
shipment, the process Is entlely auto- |
' niatlc,
From llif Klanitiki Itrglon?Only Foo?l '
0 F.tmtiBh for lit* Fmt.
8T. PAtJL. Minn., Oct. 27.-Cllnton !
Eldrldge, who passed through Hi. Paul
on his wav to his home In eastern 1111- j
. nols, brings some startling news from
the Alnskan country, which he has Jus: j
e left. He catne from Hampart City,
' on Munock creek. Tho peoplo at Klon- !
. dike have by this time, ho says, been
warned that no more provisions will j
. reach them, the captain of one of the!
u bnitf having gone up to warn them of,
t Hint fact
? Just before he left, the steamer Alice, 1
of the Alaska Commercial Company, j
arrived at Ranptri City* her captain |
" having given up nil hope of getting to ,
" Dnwson. Hhe unlonded her onrg<* of
" provisions there*. The steamers wore alt I
" slopped at P*orl Yukon, finding dlfflmi- j
' tv In crowing the bars I here. They |
' have unloaded a larpe quantity of pro"
visions there. It was reported thei ? I
1 u. if fr<m fl.noo to 7.000 men ai Dawson |
" nnd about n httndre?l a <l?y cotnlnr m - ,
er the trail. There are only provision' j
enough for about " MO persons. Tho p
p|# ooming ovep till trail are hrlnalrp- (
In only enough to Inst until they re:
puv*?n? gome 2,000 people ivrre nv
ins on the bonk of tho river for thn <
rival of xt- unem with provisions Hrtmquarts
claims which promised veir w II
i j,.,vo bee?? locnti I neap tUmpari CM I].
' Which it'll much Ii.ih Ihm-u httu.l
us hsailan, the Plane b|4i falM#
be a lively camp (hie winter.
Til* DucIi?m of Trek, Kiplnl RuUttljr.
Uwwilul ?C G?or((? III.
RICHMOND. England, Oct 27.-Th#
Duehees of Teck, cousin of Queen Vlo- '
torla, slater o( the Duke of Cambridge
and mother-in-law of the Duke of York,
died at the White Lodge here at thre*
o'clock this morning. She was born November
21, 1833, and was married on ,
Juna 1J, 1866, to Prince Francla, Duke ot
Teck, (eldest ion ot Prince Alexander
of TVurtemburg) who was born August
17, 1837.
The death of th? Duchets of Teck
wee entirely unexpected. It WM aup-1
posed that she had emlwly recovered
iivm at tuiiijuaiiu ITUIVU tauocu us>
considerable suffering.
During several days palt active pre- '
paratlons have been on foot for tha
opening of a charity baaaar at Richmond.
the Duchess having promised to
be present et ths ceremony. The itreeta
have been In proccss of decoration and
ths baiaar Itself was approichlni
completion. Everything possible waa
being done to make the baiaar a memorable
event and to do honor In everr
way possible to her royal highness.
Inquiries made to-day at the White
Lodge, (he residence here of the Duke
and Duchess of Teck, show that It waa
only when the Duchess returned from
(he north a Tew days ago that thera
were slight symptoms of n recurrence
of the strangulated hernia, for which
ahe sustained an operation upon In
July last; but It was not expected that
any serious consequence/) would ensuei
On Monday, however, thn duchess became
111. though even then no serious
symptoms were observed. But on
Tuesday she became worse and the
London specialist who had previously
operated upon her, were summoned to
Rlehmond. They held a eonnultatlon
and decided last night that (he life of
her royal highness could not be sustained
without another operation. This
was successfully performed, but ths
J...I ?II., ..nt, nn.l mt ft!
UUCUfBV Kiutiuuif nun* miu mm
o'clock thla morning. The duka of t
Tcck Is distracted at the death of his
The Duchesa of York w*? the onlr
other member of the family present at
the death of the duoheaa. Until late la*t
nlcht fatal consequences wero not expected.
When the condition of her
royal highness grew more serious her
relatives were hastily summoned and
they hare bees arriving ail the morning.
The Duke and Durtieae of Te?k had
four children, of whom the eldest.
Princes* Victoria Mary, born Mar J*.
158.', Is the Docheeo of Tork. 1
The Duchess of Teck was the daughter
of the Duka of Cumberland, seventh
son of Qeorge IIL She was strty-fl??
year* of age. Her husband, the Daks
of Teck, served In the Austrian army,
wtui a captatn during the Austro-ftaZtui
campaign of 1859, wo* mentioned In
dispatches for gallant conduaC but resigned
after the campaign In 1IM.
Subsequently he served with lh?
British forces In Egypt, Id U8J, for
which he received the Egyptian medal
and the Khedive'* star, was mentioned
In the dlspatohes and was promoted to
the rank of coloned unattached. The
duke Is honorary colonel of two British
volunteer regiment* and president
ot the Royal Brlttanla society ot London.
An official statement lias been tamed
to the etfect that the Sucheee of Teok
died of cardiac failure, two hours after
the operation which waa pat-formed
upon her.
Harmon? In Ptnntflvitita.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., OoU 27.?HaxImony
will be the watchword of the Republican
campaign In Pennsylvania.
- - - - * " i ?V ?.!?
Senator yuay maae tirac apjnuxin. una
afternoon, when he deliberately went to
the headquarters of the city committer
and greeted David Martin nnd his otb?r
old-time foes of the "Combine," and
they all Raid they were glad to free h!m.
The senator afterwards declared that
only state politics had been discussed.
Senator Quay afterwards dined with
Candidate Beacom, Senator McOorrell,
of Dauphin; Hepresentative Lytle, of
Tunttngton; State Chairman Elkln, Senator
Penrose and several othors.
Yellow Pfvcp Heconl.
NEW ORLEANS. La., Oct. 27.-Ths
increased dally death rate is convincing
the unbelievers that the prevailing fevor
is genuine yellow Jack. The fumigating
corps is being worked as hard as It can
go, being sent from ono end of the city
to the other. New cases 52; deaths 11.
At Mobil?, .Ala.?New cases 6; 3
deaths. %
At Montgomery. Ala.?Seven new
capes, with no deaths reported.
At Memphis, Tenn.?New cases 6;
deaths 2.
At Btlozl, Miss.?New eases 12; no
At. Scranton, Miss.?New cases P;
deaths 1. _
Aliunde (Vi?? ItNrrlMiifi
CAPE MAY, N. J. Oct. 27.-Whlle ths
Hurricane has practically passed, its effects
on the Jersey coast and in Delaware
Bay and river ore still sorely felt
and shipping casualties continue to bo
reported. The steamer Hubenstcln,
from Sunderland for Baltimore, which
broke her main srtiaft during the blow,
was found drifting to-night ten miles
off tho Capes, and was brought to harbor
by the steam pilot boat Philadelphia.
To-night the wind Is moderate,
but a drizzling rain Is falling with
heavy fog.
Full Anwmit (Junriiittefil.
WASHINGTON, D. C? Oct. 27.-Attorney
General McKcnna to-dny fully
confirmed the statements heretofore
ninile by the Associated Press, n.i to
the recent offer of the reornnnlzntlon
committee and its acceptance by the
government, by which tho full amount
of the government'* claim n<rnlnst tho
main line of the Union Tnciflo road,
principal nnd Interest, if guaranteed.
Kiitiam I'nrlflr Nnlr l'ni?|>oi?fil, ?
AT. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 17?At four
o'clock this nfternoon Judge Sanborn ,
granted tho motion of Governor Hoadley
nnd General Cowln for the postponement
of the sale of the Kansne
Pacific branch of the Union Pacific ays.
t.m from November r. tp December if?.
Mnvnuriili of NtMinOil|Hi
NEW YOitK?Pnldft, Genoa.
U'rallirr KomiUl (\tf To-rtms
For West Virginia, fair Thursday;
south lo west winds; cooler Thursday
I For Western Pennsylvania and Ohio,
<<r Thursday; probably cloudy nnd
i -atmlng Thursday nlwht; cooler
ursday night; light to frrsh southerly
Vi<H'n1 '|> tnpM rttur*-.
I Th" nifterafure ve?*tc?r<lny as obnnrvefl
i' Rehn? i?r. ilniioilit, corner fourteenth
fttld Market *tr?Mn, wan nn followet
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