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a I B TO r J «s Sc Volume xiv. Helena, Montana, Thursday, October 21, 1880. No. 49 Üilflta ITBI.ISHEI» EVERY THURSDAY MORKIXG. FISK BROS., - - Publishers. R. E. FISK, - Editor. INDIANA AND OHIO. k\ The Republicans Still in the Forefront. No Abatement of the Repub lican Claims in Indiana. Nine or Ten out of Thirteen Con gressmen. No Falling Off iu the Size of the Ohio Victory. Fuglisli Scored by the Hoosier Democrats. He is Called a "Hog," "Brute," "Fraud," and other Pet Names. magnificent Home Endorsement of Garfield. Indiana. lx]»NAPOLI^, October 13.—Mr. Landers concedes the election of Mr. Porter by at least 4,000, and that the Legislature is prob ably Republican. Four hundred and eighty precincts show a Republican gain of 3,915. Clark county complete gives a Democratic majority of 740—a Democratic loss ol 749. The latest returns from the 1st Congres sional district indicate a very close contest, both parties claiming the victory. Four hundred and ninety precincts show a Democratic gain of 3,730 and a Republican gain of 7,07*2; net Republican gain 3,94*2. Otliciul/Cturnsby counties show in twenty three counties a net Republican gain of *2.078. There are 94 counties in the State, latter «■turns show still more favorably for the Re publicans. In the 1st Congressional district Heilman ( rep) is probably elected. Evansville, October 13.—The indications here ]>oint to the election of Kleimer (dem) in tliis district. Chicago, October 1.—The Tribune '*special from Indianapolis says: The effect of the returns was nowhere more marked than in the committee rooms. The Republicans were jubilant and the Democrats correspondingly bine. Senator Dorsey estimated that the State would gi\e Porter .">,000 majority, and Ben. Harrison was equally confident. The correspondent of the Louisville Courier-Jour uul puts the Republican majority at 2.000, unless the river counties save the Democratic Won. At midnight the Democratic Com mittee shut up its nanus and stopj>ed muling the returns. The Jouiital'* special from Indianapolis 'ays the present indications are that Porter • s sure to carry the State by 3,000, while the majority may reach 7,000. The Legislature " ill I** dose, owing to the fact that six more* Democratic Senators hold over than Repub lican. The chances, however, favor the lat o*r. The Republican gains average nine to each precinct. The Republicans elect seven and probably eight Congressmen, Yoorhees K till refuses to give up the State. The Républicains claim 10,000 majority in Indiana aud eight of the thirteen Congress men. while they have a huge majority in the Legislature, insuring a U. S. Senator. In in ax a nous, October 13.—The Repub licans claim nine of the thirteen Congress men. Heilman says he is elected. The Democrats are entirely disheartened and weak-kneed. They refuse to claim anything and concede whatever the Republicans claim without making any protest. They evidently give'up the ship. * Indianapolis, October 13.—Four hundred and ninety precincts show a Democratic gain of 3,730 ; Republican gain, 7,672 ; net Re publican gain, 3,942. In 590 precincts the Democratic vote was 105,990; Republicans, 116,881; National, 5,478. The same in 1876 gave the Democrats 100,874; Republicans, 105,768; Nationals, 6,089. Net Republican gain, 6,018. Forty eight per cent, of the State vote is now in, and this proportion will elect Porter by 6,131 majority. This statement excludes Indian a polis, which gives a Republican gain of 705. In Hamilton county the Republicans 150 ; in Tippicanoe, 785; in Marion, 705; in Mont gomery, 235 ; in Porter, 307 ; in Vanderburg, 281. Net Republican gain as reported here by counties, 6,335. Our returns by precincts now iu comprise about half the State and indicate a plurality for Porter of 8,000. Nothing has been re ceived from Crawford, Perry or Dubois coun ties. Our reports from now will lie by coun ties. Chicago, October 14.—The Jnter-Oeean's Indianapolis special says: It is now certain that the Republicans win in the 5th Congres sional district, and possibly elect their man in the 12th, making nine or ten out of the thirteen. * If they have ten they gain four over the last Congress. Everything seems to favor the Republican side. Indianapolis, October 15.—Returns from all but four counties give a Republican ma jority of 5,797. "The counties to hear from gave a Democratic,majority in 1876 of 413. Chicago, October 15.—Returns from all tlie counties but twoiin the »State give Porter 6,742 majority. Those counties gave 640 ma jority for the Democrats in 1876. The »Senate is a tie and the House is 56 Republican, 43 Democrats aud 1 Greenbacker. The Repub licans have eight Congressmen. Ohio. Columbus, October 13.—The Democratic »State Committee refuse all attempts at inter views by newspaper correspondents, saying that ; they know the »State has gone Repub lican, and that the Republicans have swept every doubtful Congressional district, which is quite enough for them to know . <: Cincinnati, October 13.—Clinton' county, gives a Republican majority of 1,618,' a gain of 78. Fayette county gives a Republican majority of 684, a gain of 74. Chicago, October 8.—The indications are that the Republican majority in Ohio will reach 25,000, and perhaps 30,000. It is re garded as certain that the Democrats elect only five Congressmen from Ohio. Columbus, Ootober 13.—The chairman of the Republican Committee telegraphed Mar shall Jewell that tlie Republican plurality in the State will not lx* less than *20,000, with thirteen and probably fifteen Congressmen. Columbus, October 14.—The Republican State Committee have returns from 84 out of 88 counties, which show Republican gains of 8,599 and Democratic gains of 6,781. The net Republican gains for Townsend, for Sec retary of State, is 1,818. At the Democratic headquarters returns have lieen gathered from various sources, so that now all the counties have been heard from. According to these figures the Demo cratic gains for Laug, for Secretary of State, are* 8,963. The gains for Townsend, Repub lican, are* 6,144 ; net Democratic gain, 2,849. Chicago, October 14.—The Inter-Ocean's Columbus special says: Townsend's major ity will be about 19,000, and the others on the ticket about 22,000. Those are the ex act figures predicted by Foster Tuesday evening. Townsend ran behind because of the opposition of the lipuor men,. and be cause he was traded off by the Democrats. Saturday night there will be a big demon stration to celebrate the victory. There will lx* no letting up now until aller November. West Virginia Election. Wheeling, October 14—The indications are that the Republicans have reduced the Democratic majorities in a number of couu ties, but the Democratic majority will not be less than 8,000. The Greenbackers, who claimed 25,000 votes in the State, did not poll half that number. The Republican can didate lor Governor leads his ticket, aud beat the Democratic candidate in his own home. The vote is very large. Nova Scbtia Gold .Hines. Halifax, October 15.— Dr. J. H. Rae, a mining expert of Colorado and California, has arrived from New fork to make a gener al inspection of the Nova Scotia gold mines. Comments of the Press on the Result in Indiana and Ohio. New Yoke, October 14.—The Herald says : One thing that struck the Democrats on Tuesday last was the Solid South. There is no excuse for a »Solid South. It is an absurd and offensive anomaly. In '76 the Southern men hail a grievance, and the sensible public made no complaint of their solidity. In 1880 they have no grievance whatever and the Northern public, which has not much patience with mere stupidity, concludes that the people who act as Southern men are acting in politics, may as well remaiii in the minority. The Northern voter dis likes mere mulishness. He despises shams and he Ixlieves, and justly, that the .Solid South is a sham without the least excuse. "What is it solid for?<' he asks. "For tariff* reform?" No. "For free ship?" No. For economy in public expenditures ?" Not at all, hut on the contrary it is solid for the Democratic party—that's all. The Demo crats now see the result in the October elec tions. The loss of Congressmen in two States is so great that the next House is almost cer tain to be Republican, while the losses in the Legislatures, involving the loss of Senators, and the general defeat which, unless the Re publicans make some conspicuous blunder, Mill turn the floating and independent vote in all the States three weeks hence bodily over to the Republicans. The World, after claiming Indiana until it was no longer possible, confesses that the re sult is unsatisfactory, but declares that the State will vote for Hancock next month. The Tribune says: The experiment of putting the meanest man in the United States on the Presidential ticket has proved a brilliant success. The Indiana »Supreme Court has soiled its ermine for' the sake of partisan advantage, and has seen that every action offered the Republicans a chance for giving its friends the Roundest drubbing they have had in half a generation. It up set the constitution to gain a trick and fiuds that it has last the whole game for the State and nation too. The Times says : The Democrats are evi dently much annoyed by the overwhelming defeat they have su tiered. Much talk has been indulged iu regarding the proposition that English, candidate for Vice President, should now be forced to retire aud allow a Democrat of greater popularity to enjoy the doubtful honor. The Sun says of the result in Indiana : This is a great surprise to the Democrats and as great a blow as the Maine election was to the Republicans. It turns the probabilities of the case in favor of the election of Garfield. But if the Democratic managers will draw from it the lesson which the Republicans drew from Maine and go to work with zeal, energy, and resolution, they can reverse this probability. Chicago, October 14.—The Inter-Oceans Washington special says: The Post (dem.) concedes the election of Garfield, if its pre vious editorial utterances mean anything, for it lias distinctly declared tor two weeks that if both /Ohio and Indiana went Republican they would give up the,fight. John G. Thompson early in the campaign made the same declaration. Secretary Schurz expects from six to ten Republican majority in the next House, and Postmaster-General May nard concurs. The magnitude of the victory is fully appreciated here, and Schurz sent to day a telegram .congratulating Garfield on his certain election. Chairman Huhbell now considéra Virginia, North Carolina and Flor ida as hopeful, ami attributes the result to the fear of Democratic ascendancy and its effect on business. Garfield would, lie said, get a thousand more votes in Ohio than the Republican majority at tjhis election. He is confident of New York, Maine, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. He does not believe that there* is à mau who understands the political developeineuts of the last two weeks who does not feel certain that New York is se curely Republican. The Republicans must, however, keep right on gaining Congressmen aud rolling up majorities. Not the least pleasing result of the computations of the effect of the Indiana election at the Repub lican headquarters, is the prospective recov ery and control of the U. S. Senate. Richmond, (Va.), October 13.— The De spatch admits its disappointment over the re sult in Indiana, but dots not give up the light. It applies to Viiginia to stop this two ticket nonsense, and seen in the result of yes terday only the evideuce that the North re gards the South as au enemy whom they slander and libel iu tbeir bitter writings. The Whig takes a like view aud is hopeful. The Charleston Netcn and ('ourter only sees cause for redoubled effort, as Hancock will likely need every electoral vote the South can give. The Republicans may have sur prises like that iu Maine. Summary. * Chicago, October 14.—There is nothing Later from either Ohio or Indiana except to confirm last night's dispatches. The net re sult of Tuesday's elections is about as fol lows : West Virginia is in doubt, but is prob ably Democratic, with considerable Repub lican gains, but no figures are at hand which will positively fix the majorities. Ohio is from 20,000 to 25,000 Republican, electing every man on the State ticket by an average gain over last year of about 4,000 votes. The Congressional delegation is fifteen Republicans and five Democrats—a Repub lican gain of 6. The election of a Repub lican United States Senator is assured. The local tickets generally show large Republican gains. This is particularly so in Garfield's district, which gives some 12,000 majority; The Republicans claim as high as 40,000 in Ohio in November. Indiana is certainly Republican bv from 7.000 to 12,000 majority, probably nearer the former figure—a Republican gain of from 12.000 to 17,000. Less than half the returns are now in, but the later ones have been more favorable than the earlier ones. The Repub licans have certainly elected the Legislature and have about sixteen to spare. They have eight and probably ine of the thirteen Con gressmen—a Republican gain of three, prob ably. They will elect a Republican succes sor to. Senator McDonald. The chief cities and towns are strongly Republican, as also the large manufacturing districts, where the tariff question told heavily to the advantage of the Republicans. Porter ran about 10,000 ahead of his ticket on account of the per sonal unpopularity of Landers and his own popularity. The Republicans say that their victory is due to thorough organization, agi tation of the tariff question, prosperous times, unpopularity of the Democratic nom inees and the excellent character of the Re publican ticket. The Democrats faintly claim fraud, hut are evidently used up com pletely, having lost everything they claimed and fought for. The election was very fairly won, there l>eing no frauds to speak of and perfect peace at the polls. The Republicans are fairly boiling over with joy, aud there is rejoicing in every store and workshop. To-night Secretary Sherman speaks here, and there will be a tremendous meeting. One of the pleasant features of the campaign has been the freedom w ith which the defeated Republican candidates for President, includ ing Grant, have taken the stump and heartily urged the election of the Republican candi date. The Republican newspapers now fig ure out a probable Republican majority in both houses after March 4th. The figures are irresistible if the Republicans carry the doubtful Eastern States, and do not lose any Congressmen. Congratulations.to Garfield. Chicago, October 14.—The Inter-Ocean's Cleveland special says: Gen. Garfield was visited to-day by friends who expressed per fect confidence in his election. Garfield re ceived one hundred and sixty-seven con gratulatory telegrams the first twenty-four hours after the result of the elections was knowu, and he now has a flood of them. The Victory in Garfield's District. New York, October 15.—The Tribune prints the following telegram, received yes terday, and comments tlieieon : Mentor, Ohio, October 14. To William Reed, 271 Lexington avenue : The five counties composing Garfield's Congressional district give a Republican ma jority of 12,757, a gain of 1,600 over Foster's majority of 1879. The vote of Tuesday was the largest which the district has polled in seventeen years. Tell this to the "mud sliugers. (Signed) I). E. SWAIN. As it happened this dispatch was delivered at the dinner table at whieli sat three mem bers of the Democratic National Committee aud two of its ex-chairmen. To tlieir honor be it said, the Democrats w ere the first to ex press personal gratification at the vindication, and every one at the table joined in cordial assent. Secretary Evarts Confident. CHICAGO, October 14.—The Inter-Ocean's Washington special says: Secretary Evarts said to-day that he had been confident all the time that New York would go Repub lican, but the resnlt in Indiana made it en tirely certain. He goes w*est on Tuesday to make a speech in Brooklyn.. The Grain Trade. Berlin, October 15.—It is reported that in the next session of the Herscbtag a motion will be introduced for the reduction of duty on grain by about six pence. The report on the Swiss grain trade states that the presence of large imports of Ameri can grain and floor, received by way of Rot terdam and Antwerp, had a very reassuring effect. Disgusted Indiana Democrats. New York, October 15.—The Heralds Indianapolis special gives interviews \yitb several prominent Indianians, ill which they said defeat was caused by tlie unpopularity of English and Landers. Fleming, defeated candidate for State Treasurer, does not con ceal his disgust for English, and lays the loss of the State to English. He says that Eng lish lias proved miserably inefficient and ut terly incompetent. His unpopularity lost hundreds of votes, and that he never had the State. The rest of the defeated Democratic candidates ate very severe on English, at tributing everything to his unpopularity. They do not confine themselves to mild terms, but in their wrath become very ex travagant in their denunciation of English, using such epithets as "Hog" and "brute," a "Base fraud." Deputy Secretary of State Role says that English lost Indiana for the Democrats, and thinks he ought to retire. Hendricks is said to have declared to-day that if English withdraws Hancock can carry the State. There was a meeting to-night to consider the plan of putting Hendricks in English's place. The friends of Hendricks say his record was as good in June as now. Mrs. Hendricks says the Governor shall not accept. English says he will not get the chance to accept, for he j English) would not go oft*. He will go down with the ship, and I guess he will. Jnst Like English. Chicago, October 15.—Tlie Inter-Ocean's New York special says: Mr. English did a characteristic thing yesterday. He tele graphed a long message to the National Dem ocratic* Committee giving reasons why the Democrats were defeated in Indiana and de claring that they would carry the State in November, and marking on the bottom of the message, "Collect." One committeeman re marked, "That's Bill English all over." Effect ol'the Election 011 the Democrats. Chicago, October 15.—The Inter-Ocean's Washington special says: Tlie Democrats are panic stricken over the effect of the free trade plank in their platform as demonstrated on Tuesday. Duncan S. Walker's committee has gone out limiting up Republican speeches on the tariff in the eftort to discover some thing that will stultify the party leaders, if possible. It is reported that it is their inten tion to publish garbled extracts of Republi can speeches on tin* subject in Congress for circulation in the hack counties among the ignorant classed The Democratic Lament. New York, October 14. —The National Democratic Executive Committee met to-day and issued the following to the Democratic and conservative voters of the country : The election of a Presiaent is now before you. State and local dissensions are esti mated from the issues of the day. The mag nitude of victory or defeat can only he esti mated by the force and means employed in securing it by fraud and corruption. The people of the country were defeated in their purpose in 1876 and the rightfully elected President was kept from office, with the com bined capital of tlie Republican party, aided by repeated assessments upon an army of office holders.. With the power of the Federal government represented by U. S. Marshals at the polls, with intimidation, fraud, and resort to every corrupt appliance known to Repub lican methods, concentrated in two States, our adversaries have succeeded in procuring the probable return of their local candidates. Can it l>e possible that in every State through out this broad land the same methods can be brought to bear that were used by the Re publican managers in Indiana and Ohio? Can the great States of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Colorado, Nevada and New Hampshire, be bought, intimidated and defrauded ? Even without the vote of Indi ana, which will lie redeemed in November, with New York and New* Jersey and the States that are conceded to 11 s, including Maine, the election of our candidates is as sured. The Republican party have put iu nomination for President two men who by tlie admission of tlieir own party anti press are unworthy your confidence and your suf frages. It is impossible that fifty millions of intelligent and luitriotie people will consent to place themselves upon tlie humiliated level thus prepared for »hem oy +, e Republican managers. Fellow-t * izens, tue first day's re pulse at Gettysburg ended on the third with Hancock in tlie front and the glorious victory secured us our Union. The qnestion is not now the preservation of the Union, but of constitutional government. Hancock is now as then in the trout. Repulse is now as then an omen of victory, which will secure to coming generations the inestimable blessings of civil liberty. By order of the National Democratic Com mittee. (Signed) WM. H. BARNITM, Chairman. Requested to Withdraw. Rock River, October 15. —Tlie Methodist Episcopal Conference to-day requested the celebrated divine, Dr. \V. H. Thomas, to with draw from it on aeeount of his view's being offensive to the church.