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BLOW, BOYS, for the BUCKEYES! INDIANA REDEEMED FROM BOURBON THRALDOM ! GOVERNOR. STATE TICKET AND LEGISLATURE REPUBLICAN! SEVEN REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMEN- A (IAIN OF ONE ! 2C.0C0 REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IN OHIO ! The Presidency Already Determined AN ABSOLUTELY SOLID NORTH KO It OAR FI ELI* A ARTHUR! The Sweep of the Political Cyclone of 1880. Indiana. In din \ colis, October 12.—The election i: passing off very quietly, ami there are uo in dications of a disturbance. Business is gen • rally suspended and a very full vote will be polled. Only two or three arrests have l>een made by the police. Indian a polis, October 12. —The day has passed quietly throughout the .State as far as known and a heavy vote has been cast. The ticket being long the count will be slow and tin* returns late in coming in. Comparisons will be made with the vote on Governor in ls7(J. when Williams (deni.) carried the State by .'»,1*29 over Harrison (rep.) Indianapolis, October 12,-Four precincts .-'how a Republican gain of 29. Eight precincts show a Democratic gain of 10. Twelve precincts give a Republican gain of 12. show a net Republican diow a Democratic train Fifteen precinct gain of 25. Sixteen precinct? of 22. Twenty-live precincts show a Democratic gain of 59. Thirty-live precincts show a net Repub lican gain of 70. Forty-live precincts show gain of 109. Indianapolis, October 12. aud fifty-live precincts show a Republican -One hundred a Democratic increased vote ol 509, and Republican in <reused vote of 1,437, a net Republican gain of 908. Indian ArtH.is. October 13—12:45 p. rn.— Mr. Landers concedes the election of .Mr. | Purtor by at least. 4.000, and the Legislature i* probably Republican. I our hundred and eighty precincts show I Democratic gain of 3,650, and a Republican | gain of 7,573, a net Republican gain of 3,915. Indianapolis, October 13.—The Sentinel ' dc in. i says : At 5 o'clock this morning there "ere still over a thousand precincts to hear I iroLn, The Republicans claim the State by 5.000, but the returns do not show it, and we fiopc when the remaining precincts are heard irom that Landers will be elected by a small majority. I lie Journal (rep.) says: Only the smaller county precincts to hear from at this hour. •V'v if any of the cities will Ik 1 heard from *" ("D* morn Lug. To-day the returns show gam' which if continued at the same rate would elect Porter by 3.000 majority. We hear, too, of heavy Republican gains in the large cities, especially in the manufacturing c» liters, where the tariff question assumed a proportion of the L< acting issue. Indianapolis county, incomplet» returns, rt;i • *ni ! mated Republican majority is 2.500. a gain of over 900. Three hundred and ninety Indiana pre cincts show a Democratic gain of 2.171. a Rc publican gain of 0.755. and a net Republican gain of 4.2*2. ( h Idaho, October 15.—The Jhiilj/ Ac«'* Indiana special says: -The Republicans gain on the complete returns in Allen county, 268 Carroll. 144 : Morgan, 124 : St. Joseph, 257: Cass 208 : Fayette, 215; Marion,[2,108 : Noble 215. Tlu* Republicans elect seven Congress men. a gain of one. Ohio. CoLUM ill's, October 12. — Election day opened cloudy and chilly, but cleared into a beautiful day. A circuit of the polling places shows that the voting has been very activ e, so that already over half, and in some precincts three-fourths, of the ballots are al ready in the boxes. The Republicans claim that the line weather works to their advan tage, but the Democrats don't concede this. Both parties are doing their utmost, and the vote will be larger than ever before. There has been no trouble and the best feeling seems to prevail. The Democrats claim to have evidence that two illegal votes have been cast by the Republicans in one precinct. Reports from all over the .State up to three o'clock say that the weather is line and the full strength of the parties is coming out. The Republicans now claim sufficient gains to cany this city, though the county will un doubtedly go Democratic. The votes of the employes of the manufacturing establish ments are almost uniformly Republican. There is but little scratching. The saloons are closed and there is no drunkenness. It is as quiet an election as was ever known. (John (J. Thompson says victory is certain for the Democrats if a lair vote is had. Bet ter men of both parties, who have not taken an active interest in polities for years, ap peared early at the polls and have shown an active interest ever since. There is no (Green back or Prohibition vote worth mentioning in this locality. The returns, although hitherto favorable to the Republicans in most precincts, have not been uniformly so, and it is noticeable that the Republican gains have been chiefly in sections already Republican and the Dem ocratic gains.have come chiefly from the Democrat ie sect ions. The candidates in this .State are as follows: For Supreme Court— CG. W. Mdlvaue (rep); M. D. Follett (dem). For Secretary of State—Chas. Townsend (rep): Wm. Long (dem). For C'lerk of the Supreme Court—Dwight Crowell (rep); R. J. Fanning (dem . For member of the Public Works Commis sion—W. R. Hosmer (rep); W. .1, Jackson (dem). For School Commissioner—Daniel F. De Wolf (rep); J. J. Burns (dem). The (Greenback vote will not lie considered in this comparison. There are 1,869 pre cincts in the State. The first returns were heard from (Green camp township, Marion county, which gives llellvaiue, 177 and Follett 165—a Republi can gain of IS. The Republicans claim the election of the entire county ticket by 5,500 and both Con gressmen ; also the State ticket. The Dem ocrats concede it by 2,500. Four precincts show a net Republican gain of 38. Thirteen precincts give a net Republican ;ain of 104. Twenty-nine precincts show a net Demo cratic gain of 20. Twenty precincts show a net Republican gain of 157. of by ing gle ing Seventy-three towns and precincts give a net Republican gain of 88. One hundred and three precincts show a net Republican gain of 642. One hundred and twenty-live townships show a net Republican gain of 1,068. The indications are that the Republicans gain in Republican counties and the Demo cra ts gain in the Democratic counties. This being the. case no definite estimates can be made of the result as vet, Cincinnati, October 12.—The vote begun very early, and by 1 p. m. the number of bal lots in the boxes exceeded the total vote of last year. Business is practically suspended and there has been no trouble up to the pres | ; nw > The polls are closely watched everywhere. Very little scratching is done, The Republicans regard the heavy vote as in their favor. The vote polled to-day is twenty per cent, larger than ever polled before. 'The militia, ^^ich was called out by Mayor Jacobs in an J.ticipution of Double, were kept all day in their armory and discharged when the polls closed. Columbus, Ootober 12—9:45 p. m.—Two hundred towus give a net Republican gain of 1,415. l'wo hundred and twenty-nine townships give a Republican gain of 1,479. The returns from 270 townships, wards and precincts show a net Republican gain of 1.600 over 1*79. This includes something from nearly every county in the .State. Three hundred and fifteen 'ownsliips and precincts show a Republican gain of 1.740. Returas received up to 11 p. in. from 355 precincts show a net Republican gain of 2,10G. j Returns from 415 precincts, townships and ! 1Niirc is, com prising ever one-fifth of the State, j 'Low a ne t Republican gain of 2.550 over the 1 vote of 1879, when the Republicans carried the State by 17,000 majority. At the Republican headquarters claims arc now made that the majority in the State will be considerably over 20,000. At the Democratic headquarters returns have been received which up to this hour give the Democrats a net gain of over 500 in the State. At the latter place the estimates are made upon the Secretary of State. The present Republican gains may not improbably be dissipated as the returns come in from re mote counties, which are generally Demo cratic. Cincinnati, October 15.—Complete re turns from Hamilton county, except three precincts, give Townsend (rep), for Secretary of State, a majority of 2,657, and Mel 1 vaine (rep), for Judge of the Supreme Court, 3,219 The three precincts to hear from gave a Dem ocratic majority of 311 last year. Compar ing the vote on Judge of the Supreme Court with that of Governor last year, this would show a Democratic gain in the county of 737. Butterworth's (rep) majority in the first dis trict will be 1,200, and Young (rep) in the second district, about the same. Cleveland, October 13.—Complete re turns from Cuyahoga county give Amos Townsend, for Congress, a majority of 5,239. Close of the Campaign m Ohio. Cincinnati, October 11.—The political campaign closed to-night without any pub lic meetings or parades, and the city is un usually quiet. The committees and candi dates of Ixitli parties have been very busy during the day. Everything indicates a very close vote. The canvass has been managed and regarded more like a national than a State election, and the State candidates, and even the local candidates, except Congress men, are not at all prominently brought for ward. Jt is therefore thought that there will be but little scratching of tickets, and that party lines will be unusually .closely drawn. Hon. A. H. Barnum is here to-night, having come from Indianapolis, whither he will go to-morrow. Speculations. Chicago, October 12.—Dispatches from Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Hamilton, Springfield and Toledo, in Ohio, and India napolis, Fort Wayne, Covington, Shelby ville, Terre Haute, Evansville, Laporte and South Bend, in Indiana, say the day has been beau tiful throughout both States and the vote has been unprecedentedly large in all localities. The business men' of both parties exhibited great activity, and good feeling generally prevailed. Scratching was rather the excep tion than the rule. Comparisons in Indiana are made with the vote for Governor in 1876, and in Ohio with the figures for Governor in 1879. THE TRIUMPH. Our dispatches, received up to the hour of 4 o'clock to-day, 13th, show that the Republicans have signally and gloriously triumphed in the two great Northern States voting in October. Ohio is Republican by probably not less than 20,000, includ ing an undoubted gain of four or more Congressmen. Indiana, when? the strug gle of Democracy hasj^cen desperate be yond anything beforeTtnown, has been' magnificently redeemed, the result indicat ing not only the election of Porter and the entire »State ticket, but a Republican ma jority in the Legislature, insuring a Re publican United States Senator in place of McDonald, and seven Republican Con gressmen, a gain of one. This great vic tory carries with it the greater one assured ! beyond any and all question to the Repub- j Means in November, and secures to Garfield and Arthur the electoral vote of a .Solid North. The inarch of the enemy upon Washington has been effectually and fin ally checked. Ohio is their Vicksburg; Indiana is their Gettysburg; New York, iu November, will be their Appomattox. Agaiu, we say, an absolutely Solid North for Garfield aud Arthur. MAKE IT BINDING. The electors of Montana will now pro ceed to give Col. Sanders, for Delegate, at least 1,000 majority in the Territory. Let every anti-fifth term man in Montana buckle on his armor and enter the fight determined to make the Old War Horse's triumph overwhelming. Up and at work, good I »copie, everywhere. No News from the Arctic. San Francisco, October 12. —The U. 8. j revenue cutter Thomas Corwin returned ! from her Arctic cruise this morning, nine j days from Ounalnska. She brings no intelli- ! 1 «<- 1111 ' in addition to that already received. 1 GREAT REPUBLICAN RAR ADE IN NEW YORK. I'iftv-siv Thousand Men in Line. approaching triumph. Nkw York. October 12.—At this hour tlu great procession is nut yet over. There never was a demonstration in the city or count rv that rivalled it. The Tima s says 56,000 men were in line, and that it is well known that thousands deserted and went home after standing in position without moving for more than live hours. An observer who left the scone at 12:30 found 15,000 stretched away for miles who had no opportunity to march and would not have for an hour to come. The procession contained a number of triumphal cars draw n by six horses, and other similar devices to take up the room and time. It was simply a solid crowd of Garfield voters and nothing else. The pur traits of Garfield, Grant, Arthur and Conk ling were loudly cheered. Indeed it was a great feature of the occasion that the entliu siasm and applause on the part of those who viewed the procession were quite equal to those expressed by the men in line. The Hancock men were evidently scarce, cer tainly quiet and subdued, only making them selves heard in sneers and jeers as the colored men passed. The representatives of the dif ferent trades and professions in line w ere the most enthusiastically cheered, and seemed to show in this respect the drift of the popular sentiment. Altogether it was a decided en couragement to Republicans and a eorres jxmding damp on their opponents. So far as known there was no accident or anything approaching a riot, though the outlying clubs near the river front were subjected to a good deal of banter from Hancock men, mostly of a good natured character. The Hr raid says: It was the first spec tacle of the kind ever witnessed in New York, as brilliant a scenic display as it was a magnificent compliment. The Herald says the parade numbered 52,000. The San says: Half of those engaged in the parades were Democrats aud received 83 per man. The World ridicules the procession in a short news article, but lias not a word of editorial comment. The Times says : With over 60,000 men in line, parading before more than 300,000 spectators, and with a display of enthusiasm that seemed almost immeasurable, the dem onstration of last night was on all sides con ceded to be not only a great success, but the most remarkable and noteworthy of its kind which the city ever witnessed. The proces sion itself was not only remarkable for the numljcr of persons, and all men at that, who took active part in it, but for the character of those who choose in this way to show their ardent regard for Republican principles. Nkw York. October 12.—The Times com ments thus : The Tammany parade had its uses in showing the kind of men aud boys who are supposed to desire a change iu the national administration. Last night the Re publican parade was a very impressive dem onstration on the part of those w ho think no change is necessary. To the impartial or doubting voter no contrast could be more in structive than between the straggling lines of hard featured Democratic processionists, and the compact w ell-ordered ranks of 60, 000 law abiding citizens w ho made so impos ing a display last night of their unalterable devotion to the Republican principles. Tam many exhibited to New York the kind of popular sovereignty which is represented by the comer loafer and the rowdy, the Re publicans the sovereign people who are the custodians of morality, education and com merce. The least reflective observer might infer the nature of the change which would attend the substitution of the Tammany rag tag and bobtail lor the men w hjp were so w ell represented in the parade of yesterday. It is many days since New York has seen a sight better calculated to show how broad and deep are the foundations of the great Repub- j liean party. New r in the history of the j party has it given on the eve of a close and j exciting election aud in the very citadel of j the Democracy, evidence so convincing of an on of 1 ing One is iu and fine loon who Mr. of does ness visit and him The Roughs at \\ ork. Chicago, October 11.—-The Chicago Times' Muncie, Ind., special says: At 11 o'clock to night a courier rode in stating that while Dr. Bureh, formerly a prominent Democrat, but a recent convert to Garfield, was speaking in a school house in the northern part of the township a stonn of stones came dashing through the window, seriously injuring num erous persons. Several pistols were fired. On emerging from the school house the Re publicans received another shower of stones. Many vehicles were found broken up and the horses' manes and tails shorn closely. There is intense excitement. Shot Dead. CAH:ago, October 12. The Times' Evans ville special says: At Rockport, Ind., a ne gro named Willis Pool was shot dead by Louis Schocnfield for speaking insultingly of a lady who wore a Hancock badge. It is also reported that Proctor Knott stepped forward to congratulate the murderer. Prohibition Convention. Louisville, Ky., October 11.—The State Convention of the Prohibition party, held this evening, nominated Neal Dow for elect or. Eighty delegates were present. Jerome Park Races. Jerome Park, October 12.—In the first race, one mile, for all ages, Parole won. Rip le 2d. King Nero 3d : time, 1:47. A TRIP TO TH E WHNT SIDE. Over Priest's Pass—Blackfoot Gity and her Business Men—An Interesting Ghost Story---Ed. Mason's Hospitable Home, etc., etc. tJornxos itv oca tkavelixu cokioi'onuent.J A trip to the west side during the month of September or October is one of the pleas antest of the many which may be taken in the Territory, and it was w itli very bright anticipations that 1 started on the journey. Leaving Helena in the afternoon I took the Deer Lodge road and in a short time arrived at the residence of Mr. 1). T. Goodtll, in Ten Mile canyon. At this place I stopped for a few moments to inspect a row of crab apple trees bending beneath the burden of ripened fruit, 'flic time spent was well invested, though the novelty of grey ing fruit trees will soon pass aw ay, for it is already demon strated that with the use of ordinary atten tion and diligence orchards in Montana will yield as generous harvests as in other sec tions which were heretofore thought to bo more favorably located. Leaving this place the first point of inter est reached is Priest's Pass. The grade on their pass is low and freighters will find it a vast improvement on the old road. In many places the scenery is w ild and beautiful in tlie extreme, which in itself will well repay the trouble of a visit. The distance by this grade seems to be greater than by the other route, though 1 was informed that the sur veyor's chain made it less. My judgment on the matter of distance is probably biased, for shortly after crossing the summit of the range the sun disappeared, and the storm clouds, which for several hours had been gathering, fulfilled their promise and sent down a shower which soon became violent in the extreme. The darkness increased with the storm till the road could no longer be discerned. The wind rose and blew in vio lent gusts. Occasionally a brilliant flash of light revealed for a moment the ragged out lines of the crags and peaks adjacent, which was succeeded a moment later by utter dark ness, while peals of thunder reverberated through the heavens, gathering volume from echoing peals which answered back from can yons and mountain slopes, ('billed by the tierce, cold wind, I preferred to take chances on accidents rather than be pelted by the storm, and the horses were sent along at a rattling pace. Wet and dripping, the Her ald outfit finally drew up at the Frenchwo man's ranch, where a comfortable tire was "a friend indeed." Under the circumstances 1 think my judgment on the distance by way of Priest's pass would be of little value. Had 1 been put upon oath that evening on that question 1 should certainly have ruined my imputation for truth and honesty. The Frenchwoman's ranch is now kept by Mr. O. Beardsley, who is well prepared to ac ommodate the traveling public. Jt is a very omfovtable house and w ill Ik* liberally pa tronized by those who have occasion to pass that way. The following morning was bright and beautiful, aud the ride to Blackfoot in pleas ing contrast to the experience of the previous night. Blackfoot is much dilapidated now. Its glory is a thing of the past, and unless other mines are discovered in the vici nity it may never increase in population. One of the veteran merchants of this place is Mr. C. G. Birdseye, who has been located iu the town lor many years. His stock of groceries aud general merchandise is large and complete. Air. S. W. Spear also has a fine assortment of goods. A commodious sa loon aud billiard hall is kept by J. S. Hall, who is a pleasant and agreeable gentleman. Mr. Goldberg is engaged in the manufacture of boots and shoes, has plenty of work and does it well. j j j j Some weeks ago a miner named Jack fair ness committed suicide a short distance from Blackfoot. A day or two previous to my visit a neighbor came to town to get some articles, among them a demijohn of whisky, and started home late at night. We will call him Teddy, for that name will do as well as another. It is not known how often Teddy interviewed his demijohn after leaving Black foot, or what was the condition of his nerve on that evening, but when in front of the cabin formerly occupied by C'airness he was startled by the appearance of the dead man's ghost. He wasn't frightened, he says, but waited till the spirit arrived and then asked : ''How arc you. Jack ?" "Solid," was the res)>onse. Not knowing w hat else to do, Teddy fin ally uueorked the demijohn and invited the spirit to take a "smile," but the invitation was declined. Feeling the need of a bracer, Teddy took a pull himself, and when he next looked up the spectre had disappeared. The story is believed by some and laughed at by others, but one miner is satisfied that he has had a visit from a real ghost. Leaving Blackfoot, a ride of several miles down the canyon brought me to the hospita ble cabin of Mr. Ed. Mason. Here I alighted and spent the night. Ed. is a prince of good fellows, and has about as "high-toned" a cab in as it lias 1k*cii my fortune to enter. After th»* evening had passed pleasantly away 1 was show n to bed, and stretched myself on a real spring mattress, li was a great sur prise. The following morning, on sitting down to breakfast. I discovered u tYî&i&secd spring chicken on tlu table, and at once de cided 1 had struck tin lw-st 1 km« riling house lead ever found in a mine cabin, P M. \\