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IN CONGRESS \y|ntcr Session Convencs at Uavana With Briglit Ontlook. PRE'SIDENT MAKES REQUEST Prospects for Lcgislation Much Bctter Than at Former Session. (By'Assoclated Press.) HAVANA. Nov, 7.?The wlnter session Ot Congress opened to-day promjslugly. In hls messago, Presldent Palma, dlscuss cllnatlon to legislnte, whlch charnoterlzcd tho summer session, the members of tho mlnorlty party occupled thelr seats in full force. Natlonnllst leaders have in? formed tho Assoclated Press that It Is not ihelr lntontlon to pursue thelr fonner nb Htmctivo tactlcs. There wero less than hnlf a dozen nb nenttes ln ench houso, and the procced Ings wero charncterlzcd by frlendliness. In hls niesage, Prcsldent Palma, dlscuss lng tho pnymenls to the vetcnins, asked "Congress to decido In wliat manner tho romnlnder duo should bo rnlscd. Tho Presldent called attentlon to the fact that 'Iho Platt amendment would not pcrmit Cuba to Incur debt unless the ordinary receipts of tho trensury were snfficlcnt lo pny off tho slnklng fund. and the nd vantn'ge as tho present rcsourcos above the ordinary expenses aro practlcally nb eorbtd by tho flrst loan, Cubn cnnnot creato a new loan except through In? creaslng tnxes. The Prcsldent suggost ted thnt tho dlfflculty might be obvlntcd by tho creatlon of a perpetual debt benr Ing Interest at threo per cent. per annum, ?which tho government could be autlioulzod to slnk nfter twenty years or to llquldate aooncr if the means bocamc avallable. BuJgct Submitted. . Prenldent Palma called attentlon to Cuba's responslbljlty under tho Platt amendmeiit for proper sanltatlbri through? out the Island. nnd stated that the ex? ecutive government must nssunie general charge of all sanitatlon ln order to se? cure unlform and effectlvc results.1 Con BCquently Congress should approprlate eufflcient money for that. purpose aud authorlzo definlto executive control there qC Tho Presldent reported that health condltions' woro ns satisfactory us lnst year. The mortallty tho past ten months iu Havana dlstrict was 21.10 per 1,000, and throughout tho Island 16.37. Tho one case of yellow fever hnd been cils posed of, and thnt lmd not origlnnted In Cuba. The sanitary dcpartment, tho Presldent said. Is prepa-ring new regula Uons to bo carried out under executive authorlty. Presldent Palma submitted the bndget of expenses for next yenr, amountlng to $19,000,000, oC whlch ho pro I posed to devote $2,500,000 for tho con.struc tion of new roads und bridges. The spe? clal internal tax on Hquors. matches; etc. etc. levled for the payment of tho present loan, now yiclds $3,300,000 nn riually. wlth a surplus of $t,"Zfo7o00 nbovo the amount needed. lf the export duty authorlzed to be plnced on sugar and cigars were also enforced. lt would yleld upwards of $500,000 moro. CLEVELAND'S CHARGE. Cortelyou's Campaign Service Blow' to Civil Service. ?Ex-Presldent Cleveland declared} to a representaUve ofr the press at lus home in Prlnceton, N. J., Saturday night, when asked for hls views about tho letter of Piosidcnt Roosevelt .m:l the previous i xnarks of Judge Parker ln regard to Chair? man Cortelyou's connection' wlth the trusts, that he refused to enter into any cpntroversy whlch seemed to Interyeiie between Judge Parkor nnd Presldent Roosevelt ln relatlon to Mr. Cortelyou's conduct ns the chairman of the Republl can National Commlttee. ? Hci said, however, that there was a point in regard to MrliiCortelyou, bearing on tlie clvll service, >j:hT<;b had''not been called to tho attentlon'of the.public by the press, and that for thls reason he took tlie op? portunlty to make the followlng state? ment. whlch he wrote out ln hls own hand: "I see that Mr. Roosevelt In hls jitnte ment, publlshed tht-i mornlng ln dofenso of himself ,-uid Mr. Cortelyou. speaks nf t-h* latter as havlng been 'iny executive clerk ln tho Whlte House.' Ile might have gone further aud ttpokon of my high oplnlon of Mr. Cortelyou, amountlng pcrsonnl attachment. "From thls nris'-s my condornnntlan of the actlon of Mr. Roosevelt In putllnK him at the head of tho Republlcan National Commlttee; nnd fhts has nothlng (o do wlth tho c|iK?st!nrj whether <>r not Mr. Cortelyou Has or hns not linproporly or otherwlse exlorted or obtalncd contrlbu? tlons from trusts and combliiotlons for campnlpn purposes, Wlth thls oonten tlon T hnvo nothlng lo do. My coniplnlnt 5s of a rttfferent sort. "Mr. Cortelyou before hls solootlon ns tho head of a partlsan National Commlt? tee, with nll It Impllon, was pre-emlnently the besl illustratlon tho country Uffordocl of the useful aud boncflcent operatlon of clvll service reform. Without Influence or powerful frlends he earned a humblo place in the puhllc service through clvll nervlee examination. He rose gteji by ijtop thrdugh hls own merlts lo posltlons of th? most dolicate and Confldentl.il chur. .ar.ter; and when he was jiui at ihe head 'ot an Important nnd now department of the government und took a pi-ic,. among jnembers of tho' Presldont's Oablnet, 1 belleve there was not u rlght thlnklny Jii.an ln lllO Unlted States who <llrl not reJolce at hls advnnceineiit so udi earn? ed and 1 am sure every slncoro clvll sor? vjee reforni would have thojighi ni a? one he could approprlatcly occupy was chairman of the Republlcan Na!.?; Commlttee, anfl Ihe last thlng they could have expected to do waa lo r< slgn h < woji-i sni'-ii and befltttng Cab|n< I posltlon. , to wjto 4uoh a pjace, "l imve rcgarded H a dlstlnct lou to the cnuso oi clvll service reform (i t i... sl ou)d n ive gravltatod to duth rot v/o tn fur mul mi dlstluctly rerno\ nnd relatlpnslilp to thla reform, oi even "Berry's (or Clothes." Vote for Ui . oe.st interpsts ol the country ?s a whole. "Tho worst foes of Amerlca nro tho foes to thnt orderly liberty wlthout whlch our Rcpubllc must specdily perlsh." Here aro sevoral 'eandldates appealing to your favor. The Top-qont nt $12.60; the Longoont at $10.OO; the Ches terrield (medium)n'- $20.00. It's no vlolation ol the law to buy these candidates. Our speeiol to-day?gloves? for the glad hand $1,113 Instead of $1.30. to th iiibestennsos?.lnstlUntim-Comk?& to the best thlngs ln politics. "It Is my belhif most unfortunato tliat when _\Ir. Cortelyou assumes agaln Cab? lnet. duties, as it seems to be conceded he wlll after tho eiection, ho wlll bo glven the placo not in IliusUailon of civil scrvice roform, but ln" paynicnt of tho work performed and, to suy the worst of lt, tho most susptclous partlsan servlec "GROVI.R CI_1_V1_I--*_ND." DEPEW CEOSES. New York Senator Makes De? fense of Southern Negro. (By Ausocloted Pres?.) NEW YORK, Nov. 7.?Senator Chaun Ccy M* Depew closed the Republican cam pa'lgn *here to-nlght wlth a speech at tho Abvssinian Bapt.'-t Church. Senator Do pew sald that In tho Republican party resta the hope Of tho negro. Ho pnld a hlgh tributo to Booker T. Washlngton, of whorh he sald: "I havo rarely met his equal anywherc, and I have met nll tho great mon of the world." He contlnued. "No negro in the North can vote against the Republican pnrty unless ho batr&ys hi3 race. You colored men must voto with Republloans until tlio Democratlc States stop dlsfrah chlslng your race or until you can polnt at a Republican Leglslature that Is try ing to talte away your votlng franchlse." HERRICK SAYS VICTORY. Democratic Gubernatorial Can didate Says Parker Will Win. (By Assoclated Press.) AL.BANY, N. Y., Nov. 7.?Judgo Her rlck gave the Assoclated Press to-day a statement of lils vlews on t.ho situatlon in the Stnte campalgn, ln the course of which he sald: "I havo tr&verscd "a very conslderablo portlon of this Stato In my campalgn. I havo heard from noarly every county ln it. and I havo found that tho Democrats are thoroughly unlted in .support of tbe natlonal tlcket. ln every place 1 heard of Rerpiiblicans who are golng to snport Judge Pnrker, and in only n few iplaees dld I hear of any Democrat. who nre refuslng to support him. ln every county I went inlo I found the Democrats clalmlng that thelr orsranlzatlon was ln better shape than It had neen for a good many years. I flrmly bollevo thnt tho Republican mnjority north of tlie Bronx wll ? ho much less than it wns two years ago." NEW SAYS ROOSEVELT. National Committeeman From Illinois Confident of Victory. (By Assoclated Press.) CHICAGO, Nov. 7.?Rcptibllcnn natlonal branch headquarters wore qulet to-day. Natlonal Committeeman Harry S. Now was at hls desk. but hls callers were few. chlefly pe'rsorial friends who enme tn offor con/gmtulatlons on the com ple Mon of the campalgn nnd to gosslp on tho probablo result of tho eleotlon. "I nm ns confldent of tho success of tlie Republican natlonnl tioket ns though the votes hnd already been counted," de? clared Coinmltteomnn New. "If Judgo Pnrker ovor had a ehnn.o in tho world to be eleeted ho spollod It himself." PRIEST UNDER ARREST. (ny Asuoctnted ProFn.) ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7,-Rey, Father. T...T. session fraudulont naturalizatlon papers aml having lllegally reglstered on theso papers. Aylward to-njght mado tho fol lowin statement: *T want to tlnd out If somebody lms not used my name. I have been In St. Patrlck'a Cbureh for two years. I took out papers nt tho Court of Appeals three years ago nnd have them at tho parochla) iesidence. So far ns I know thoy aio legal in every respect," KILLED HIMSELF IN PRESENCE OF HIS PARENTS CHINCOTEAGUE, VA.. Nov. 7.?Mr. Vllliam lliirrl.-on. twenty-four years of age.'son of Jlr. Willlnin J. Harrison, nf Clarke Avenue, commltted sulcldo Frlday nlght near hls home with a revolver, shootlng hini-olf through thn temple, In tho preaence of hls parents, who wero watchlng hlm, having been told of hls In? tontion*, The reason .-m.-igncd for tho ! rash deed was III health. j ti.,-1. funeral iook place hero Sunday 1 aft< rnoon. Interment was ln the Mechan* AN ONLY SON KILLS HIS BRUTAL FATHER Nature's Gift-Beaufiful Hair. IVJl'y N'ol lliive Ik'Utltlful HulrV XanlMne Ealr Restoratlve proventH daiulruff, promotet growtli, restorug halr ig n;, natural color uiid a iiualUiy coRditiou. DriiKiiisth s.-li n. Charges prermicl on all OldflM wJiJn->?t il u, XANTHINE CO., Richmond, Va. Send. tw Chcultti'. BETTING FAVORS PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT (Contlnued from Flrst Pngi.) ferod lo het $5,000 evon that Roosevelt wlll carry New York, New Jersey, Con? nectlcut, Indiana a?d Weat Vlrglnla, but thero were no takors, Several prlvato wagcrs nro sald to havo beon tnado ngalnst 1'arl.er at odds of 7 to 1, but no such bots wero openly announced. Ono | ibetter piaced $3,000 against $0,000 lhat Pnrker would carry Now York Stato. A Wall Street flrm put up $2,000 at odds of 2 to l that tho President wlll carry Now York and announced that lt had $10,000 lo placo at the same odds. Thero was praotl-iilly no botUng to-duy on the congtcssional result or tho voto Ir tlio electora collego. On natlonal and Stato Issues It Is'-taitcd that $7,O00,000 was wagered In New York clty. STATE OF NEW YORK. Both Sides Claim It?Democrats Entirely Sanguine. (By A-SOClntod Press.) NETW YORK, November 7.?l-lcctlon ovo finds both parties clalmlne tho Einplro Stato. To-day tho loadera took tho last ostlmatcs of thelr committoemen, und thon ench sldo put forth lts doclaratlon.H, tlio Democrats plnnlng falth to a state? ment by Charles F. Murphy, leader of Tamroany Hall, thnt tho voto for Parker In Greater Now York would bc tho great? est ever oast for a Domocratlo candldato, whllo tho Republican vlew was cxpresscd by Governor,. Odoll, who sald Parker's plurality Un tho clty would have to be better than 140,000 lf ho was o enrry the State. Two yonrs ago Coler, tho Demo? cratlc. candldato for Governor. had 122,600 plurality ovor Odell In the city, but was defeaited, Odell having 130,800 plurality in the rest of the Stato. D. Cady Hcrrlck, the Democratlo noml neo for Governor, mado a statement to day. ln whlch ho sald: "Mnlcing very llbcral dlscount upon tho rosv viows that u.re always pre? sented -q a cnndldato, I flrmly bellove that Uio Republican majority north of tho Bronx wlll bo much less than it wns two yenrs ago." Frank; W. Hlggins, Republican candl? dato for Governor,* snld to-day: "I believo Roosevelt wlll carry thls State by over 100,000, and that tho Ro publ/loan Stato tlcket wlll 'bo olocted." Tho feature of tho eiection ln thls olty promlses to *bo remnrkably close watch Ing of tho polls. The plans to provont II logal votln-g have boen m-ndc on a senlo that ecllpses all former efforts. In addl tjon to the party watchers and the clty's 8,000 poUnemen, every one of whom wlll bo on eiection duty to-morrow, Superin? tendent Morgan, of the State- Eiection Bureau for tho Motropolltan Dlstriot, wlll havo moro than l.'OOO deputies at work to provont the casting' of ballots by those not e-nlltled to vote, and a force of one hundred .-ecret servlce mon wlll watch for foreign. born me>n who may present fraudulent naturalizatlon papers. "Wnrrants wlll not be obtalned for all tho alleged lllegal voters. That has been found to bo physloally Imposs-iblo, because the courts have not tlmo to Issuo tho war rants beforo to-morrow, and' becauso tho Stat/i c-octlons bureau has run out of compl.tint blanks. Where no warrants are Issued in ad? vance the deputies wlll bo glven lists of orders of arre?ts,. ai.d will tako into cus tody every man namod on them who votes. Judgo Foster, Ih ohnrging tho grand jury to-day, adviscd lts members to be very careful ln handling polltlcal cases, saylng: '? * H ?"??" >??"? ? "Det us ha.vo no l-ndlctmonls whatever for tlio puriTose of-glvfrig polltlcal advan tngo to any party. You aro not hero for that purposo." * Wlth good weather promiscd, to-nlght's Indlcations are that tho voto enst to morrow wlll' bo- tho hoaviest ever known in New York olty, and perhaps through? out tho Stnte. Interw-t is at tho'hlghest pltch known In rec?nt years, and evldence of J-hls Is shown ln a.rrangoments made by the Now York Central Railroad Company to havo returns furnlshed to-morrow evenlng to nll Its through trains nt such points ns Now York. Albany, Utioa, Syracuso, Ro chester, Buffalo, Nlagara Falls, Cleveland nnd Chicago. Governor Odell, chalrman of, the Repub? lican Stato Committee, to-dny expressed hls absolute coiifldenco that the Repub? llcans would carry Now York State. Asked as to how far Hlggins would run behlnd Roosevelt, he sald thirty or forty thousand. "Will tho natlonal tlcket havo enough votes to pull Hlggins through?" the Gov ornor was asked, , e "Oh, yos," he respoiided, "wo wlll havo margln enough. Murphy (reforrlng to the leader of Tammnny) wlll havo to carry Greater New York by moro than 110,000 ln order to beat us.'1 The Governor followed thls rerhark wlth a statement that he dld not know whether he should mako thnt assertion, because he had not been givliiR flgures, and dld* not llko to glvo figures on ques? tions of thls kind, but he afterwarcj as scrted that hls statement that the Demo ernts would hnvo to carry Groater ^aw York by morothun 140,000 was warranted. ??*" As to Indiana. (Bv Assoelnlod Press;.) INDIANAPOI-I8, IND., Nov. 7.?TTnrry S, New. who Is In charge or the Republi? can headquarters at Chlcngo, rotumed homo to-dny to voto. To-nlght ho sald: "I honestly ellevo that wa ahall carry Indiana by a plurnllty whlch will equal, If not surpnss, thnt of 1900. "Wo will elect tho ontlro Republican fitute tlcket nnd enrry both hranches of tho State leglslature, "I think thnt Rocisevolt wlll havo not fewer than 133 votes ln tho electoral col? lego, and I ahnll not bo surprlsed If ho gets 320. Ile surely wlll carry ConnecU? cut und New Jnrsey. Chalrman Cortelyou has left Nevada out of hls calctilatlons as a Republican State, bu1 ', nm convlnced that Roosevelt wlll oo: y~." CHICAGO -iETTING. It Favors Roosevelt, But Demo? crats Pi-ove Game. (By Assoclated Press.) CHICAGO, Nos', 7,?Bottlng on tho r>" sult of tho eiection was falrly brlsk to nlght around somo nf tho largo down iok'ii hotcls. Tho largest*'wngor tif the evonlng wus mad,; by a number of oBnrd. of-Trado members against Jnmes O'Leary, u bookmaker, tho brokc-rs offerlng $50,000 on Roosevelt against $7,000 on Parker, If, W. Dryer, of Nf w Vork, made U hot of $5,000 to $1,000 oii Roosevelt. Tho name of the laker of the Parker end of the b'-t has nol been learned. 'J'heso were Iho largest bct_ niadn durlng tho evon? lng, but many iimiiller oiich were inatlo, tho prevalllng odds belng on Roosevelt at 5 to 1. Thero wero a number'of whg ei_ mado "ii th,.- result In New York at _ lo I that lt would go Republican for ITt-ldeiit. BANK ON CORNWELL, West Virginia Democrats Claim His Eiection Sure. rny A??*.clai.d pj_ML) i _ ?? .VIIKI-LIN'J, W. VA., Nov. < 7.~The l/f-mo'-r.it. to-uh-ht iT'lnln ull thelr isoji lld.nce. ouneojolly ln tbo cUctlln pf Corn well for ijcvernoi-. The followlng statt-. m.nt r/ei r?e_lv*4 to-nlght from Hon, H n. Oxley, |n Clwg- of the Democratlc |Hudqi4art#ri at Clutrleston: "Th. entirt Republican county orjjanl* OnlyMeritSurvives! Wo'vo been mnklng clothea to mensuro for 25 years. Wa've soen a groat mnny competltors fade nwny, whllo wo'vo grown greater every year, Wo've grown because our values have grown. Our $20 and?$25 Suits nnd Over eoats havo tho rlpeness of many years' experience. SUITS TO MEASURE From $18.00 ^ SANDERSON, CLUETT & CO., Custom Tnlloiing Only, - 713 B. Mnln Street. M. SALOMONSKY, Mgr. Economy Combtned Wlth Ex cellence, zsilAon of Kanawhn county has practl? cally dlsbandod becnuse of the manlfcst and outspoken opposltlon to Dawson ?nd lils tax laws. T,he county lg able to glvo JJO0O mevjorhy o<fi.lnst the Stato nml county Republlcan tlckcti. Kanawhn wlll send flve nntl-Dawson men to tho Houso of Dolegatos, an nntl-Dawson Stnto Sona tor, and wlll givo Cornwoll at least throe thousand majonity." 'I'ho normal Republlcan majority ln Kanawha Is between 2.0M and 2,500. Ex-Scnator H. G. Davis, to-nlght ex pi'i-ssed a groat don] of eonnclence ln tho result of tho campnigii, whlch ls Just end ed. It ls stated by thoso vciiy oloso to tho candldate, that ho Is now moro conft dent of vlctory thnn at any prnvloue tlme durflng tho campaign. To-dny waa, ns usual, a busy ono. nvnny tolegrams nnd communlcatlons from nll parts of t.ho country bolng received and answered. Thls afternoon -Mr. D.-ivIr took hls cus tomary brlsk walk over hls farm and re timnod apparontly In tho most vlgorous hoalth and tho ibost of splrlts, Maryland. (Siicclnl to Tho TluiPR-Plspnteli.) BALTIMORE, MD., Novomber 7.? Chairman Vandlver, of he Democratlc Stato Commlttee, to-dny repentcd hls claim that Maryland wlll go Democratlc by 16,000 majority, nnd thait tho Demo? crats wlll certalnly elect four and prob obly Eivo of the six congressmon. At Re? publlcan headquarters, Chairman I-Ianna snl(i that flnal Voports received to-dny from a number of countles were hlghly oncouraglng and Indlcnted thnt there Is a strong chanco of a majority for Roose? velt and Falrbnnks. The rnahascr'j of both partles ^oro confldont thnt an un usually full vote wlll be polled. New Jersey. (By Assoelnted Vrem. 1 j TRBNTON, N. J., November 7.?The New Jersey polltlcal campaign which closed to-day was tho most nggresslve slnce 1802. Republicans aro confident of enrrying tho State for Roosevelt by from a',000 to 40.000. Tho Democraits are clnlm ing that Parker will have a small plu? rallty, but surface- indlcations do not seem to warrant thls claim. South Dakota. ' (By Assoclated Press.) SIOTJX FAI.LS, S. ?>:'; Nov. 7.?Chair? man Frank Cranc, of the Republlcan Stnto Commlttee, to-nlght gave out a statoment that If a full voto ls east to niorrow Roosovolt wlll securo a plurallty of 50,000. Chairman Martin, of tho Dem? ocratic Stato Commlltce, lnslsted that 35,000 plurallty for Roosevelt was too hlgh. Tennessee. (By Assoclatod Press.) NASHVILLE, TENN., Nov. 7.?Tho voto ln Tennessee to-morrow wlll not bo large, Accordlng to Indlcations -the total voto wlll not c-xceed that of four years ago, which wns 271,000; that belng 50,000 short of tho voto ln 1806. ? Conservntlve estlmatos placed the ma? jority for .Parkcr's eloctors at 25,000. James B. Frazlor. Democratic candldate for Governor, lt ls cstlmated, wlll havo a majority of 20,000. In n statement to nlght, tho chairman of the Stato Popu list Coninilttco cluiins that Watson will receive 20,000 votes In Tennessee. Tho Populists havo no Stato tlcket. Delaware. (By Assoclated Press.) WIJL-MINGTON, DEL., Novomber 7.? Tho campaign just closed ln -Delawnro was ono of the most complleated ln tho polltlcal hlstory of tho Stato. Both Iho Democrats and tho Republicans clnlm thoy wlll carry the llttle Stato for tholr rcspectlvo national and Stnto tlckets, but indlcations to-nlght point to Republloun success by tho majorltles under thoso of four yenrs ngo. Tho Addlcks and antl-Addicks Ropub Jloans, who had separnto tlckets ln the fleld, but wlio agreed upon a compromiso list of cniidldntes, fully oxpoot to elect thelr tlcket, wlilch ,1s headed by Preston Lea for Governor. Dr. Joseph H. Chandler, tho gubernatorinl nomlneo, of tho antl-Addlcks factlon who refused''to wlthdraw in favor of Iho compromiso tlcket, ls running ludepcndently. Becauso. of thls defoetlon, Democrats. feel they hnvo a chanco of wlnnlng tho governor shlp. Mississippi. (By Asuoelatcd Press.) JACKSON, MISS., Novmber 7.?Tho nlght beforo tho battle flnds iho Stuto of MlsslsVippI onlin. It Is gouoi'nliy cbncedod' thnt the Stnto 'wlll go .ovorwhelihlngly for tho ? Democratlc tickot.. Tlio pnrty mnnugers clnlm thut 'thoro wlll be nn Incrensed voto thls yenr over thnt of elght Hiul four yeiirs ngo, Thero wlll bo no ehango lu the eongrcwlonal rlolegiitlon from thls Stuto, There uro four elec? toral tlekel.M in tho fleU'l?Democmilc, vRppiinHcan, Populists und Soeiullsis. Tlio niajorltv for Parker nml Iiiivln v.'lll bo between forty nnd flfty thousand. Georgia All Righ't. (Hy Assoclutod Press.) ATLANTA. H.\., Nov. 7,?The nlght before election shows no niuterlal change wlll suvc tho dyspeptic from mnny days of mlsMry, and cnahlo hlm to enfc whalcvcr ho wiihes. Ttacy provent SICK 1IEADACKE, cause the food tonsslmllate and nour? Isli the body, glve heen oppetlto, DEVELOP FLESH and solld niusclc. , Ulcgantly sugar Take NcTSubstiiute. from tho polltlcal condltions herotofore existlng ln Georgla; Democratlc leadera belleve tho total voto of tho Stato may go to 125,000. Tlie negro fcnd Popullst, roglntration has beon large. lt is bo. lleved thnt tho Popullst vote wlll bo enst largcly for Republlcan coiigresslonnl enn. dldntes. It Is not bclloved, however, thnt tho result wlll bo other than the usual Democratlo majority. - . ? | South Carolina. ' (By Assoclated Press.) CHARLESTON, S. C, Nov. 7?Bxoept for tho Interest In national polltlcs, the olectlon to-morrow In South Carolina would be featurcless. Democratlc oleo tors, congressmen and Stato offlcofs wlll be elected ns usual, by nn over whelmlngr . mnjorlty. In sevoral con gresBlonnl dlstrlcts tho Democratlo nom Inees wlll bo opposed, but tho Republlcan voto In tho Slalo ls not largo enough to cause any. approhcnslon. Louisiana. (By Assoclated Press.) NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7.?L'oulslnna wlll glve tho Parltfr eloctors afi ovbr whelmlng mnjorlty and oloct seven Dcm ocrntlc congrcssmon to-morrow. Repub llcan opposltlon ln tho congresstonnl dls? trlcts ls mcrely formed. Tho wonthcr promlscs to bo fnlr and tho voto llght, except In tho clty of New Orleans, whore a florco munlclpnl contest ls In progrcss. Tho Stato wlll voto on a constltutlonnl nmendmc-nt to Issuo $1,000,000 bonds lo bulld school houses. Wisconsin. (By Assoclntcd Press.) MILWAUKEIC, WIS., Nov. 7.?Wlscon? sln Republicans claim that tho Roose? velt and Falrbnnks electors wlll carry tho Stnto by a plurallty rnnging botween 50.000 nnd 75,000. Chairman W. D. Connor, of tho Repub? llcan Stnto Centrnl Commlttoo, clalms thnt Governor Lafoltette wlll have 75,000 put arllty, and the Democratlo Stato chnlr mnn, A. F. Warden, clalms George W. Peck wlll bo olocted* governor by 25,000 plurallty and that Une Domoornts wlll control the Leglslaturo. Arkansas. LITTLE ROCK, ARK., Novomber 7.? Inctlcatlons to-nlght are tor a largo vote to-morrow. Tho Domocrotlo managers clnlm not less than 50,000 plurallty. The RepublScan county commllteca are muk Ing efforts to get out thelr full party vote. Connecticut. NEW HAVEN, CONN., November 7.? Cnhlrman Wnlsh, of tho Democratlo State Central Commlttee, said to-nlght: * Wo havo won Connecticut by a great cam? paign and both Parker nnd Robertson wlll carry the Stato by slgnlflcant majorl tles." At tho Republlcan hendouartors Chalr nkn Kennly said: "I am moro ortaln to nlght thnn at any timo durlng the cam? paign that Roosevelt wlll arry Conne tlut by not less than -15,000 mnjorlty, and I would not be surprised to seo 20,000 postcd as tho flgures." Kentucky. LOUISVILLE, KT., November 7.?Ro publlans and Democrnts agrce that ln tho Thlrd, Flfth and Nlnth Congrcsslonal Dls? trlcts tho contests wlll bo close. ln thoso dlstrlcts the flght has been wnged desperately, but tho Domocrats to-nlght, snld that they would Iho vlctorlous. The Democratlc State Commlttee expeotB a heavy Democratlc voto from the Flrst. Second, Flfth, Sixth and Seventh Dls? trlcts. On the other hand. the Republi? cans look to tho Eleventh to glve an overwhelmlng plurnllty for Roosevelt Missouri. ST I/OTHS, November 7.?On the eve of election thp Republlcan State Commlttee clalms a.plurallty of not less than 20,000 in tho State. At the Decmocratlc Stnto headnunrtors a statement wns issued estimatlng a eubernatorlal plurallty of not less than ?18,000. V._ ?Florida. (By Assoclated Press.) JACKSONVTLLE, FLA., Nov. 7.?The offlclal. hnllots havo boen prepared nnd turned over to the lnspcctors and nll Is now ready for the vote to-morrow. In some of the countles the nnmes have not beon put on the ballot ln alphabotlcal ordor. It now looks ns If tho Populists wlll poll a larger voto than has been hereto foro expectod, but there Is no doubt that tho Democrats In nll countles wlll elect nll thelr candldntes except that Fuslon (Ponple's) party and Republlcan party and Republlcan candldtes mny bo elected to tho Leglslture from threo countles nnd lt ls posslble thnt the Republicans mny olect a Stato superintendent of pub? lic. lnstructlon. Colorado. (By Assoclnl.cd Press.) DNV.ER. COLO., Nov. 7.?Desplto Uie tenso foellng rcsnltlng from tho sharp contest over the governorshlp, Indlcations point to a peneeful election throughout the State wllh tho posslble. exceptlon of Toller county, where Ropubllcans nnd Democrnts nccuse ench othor of provok Ing trouble. Nelther slde hns modillcd lts olnlms of n swecplng vlctory.-.hut Bo. publlcans aud Democrats nliko. ag.reo thnt Roosevelt nnd Falrbnnks wlll get many more votes than old Republlcan candl? dntes, > Minnesota. (By A-ssoclnted Press.) MINNfCAPOLIS, AI1NN., Nov. 7.?Tliere seems to lie llttle doubt nnywhere but thnt tho Nn'tlonnl Republlcan tlcket wlll bo vlclorlnus wlth tlm usual Minnesota plurallty. Tho Democrnts, however. clnlm a plurnllty of 20,000 for their guberna torlnl candldate, Rhode Island. (Bv Assoelnted Press. l PROVIDENCK, R. 1? Nov. 7.--A plu? rallty of 1.0.000. u decrease of '11.000 from MoKlnley's plurnllty, ls eonllilently ex? pected bv Rhodn Island Republicans for Roosevelt, though tho Demoornts llguio ou a Hinull plurallty for Parker, Nevada. ifiiieoliil li Tho Tlini'?-Pl?mnteh.^ RENO,'NEVADA, NoveniUcr 7.?The pn ililciii campaign whlch closecl to-nlght hns heen conducted wllh inuoh vlgor hy hoih ol' tho leu'dlngf partles, nnd locnl rt'fcHcnaloris hnvo udded Interest to thn contest. lt ls geuernlly ccmc-eded fhut tlm result. so fur ns the nresldentlnl eleo tors ls c'om:i'i'ned, Is ln doubt. Texas. CSpndnl to Tho Tliiicu-Dlnpalnh.) AUSTIN, TMXAS. November 7.?Tho Domoer.its nlinoiuico to-nlght thut they 'oxppol to hnvo n rnprorontitttvo vote to nioiTow. There ln no funnldahle opjui. Kltlpn to tho Stnto Deniocrntlo tlcket. Parker's plurallty probably wlll bo, near that given liryun four yeurt: ugo, Ohio. (By Assoclaled Press.) CINCINNATI, 0? Nov, 7.r~On the eva of elecitlnna, Republicans nre eonlldpnt lhat thelr organlnatlon In Ohlo wlll se? cure unusunl results, even oxoeodlng plu rnlltles In whnt were prevlously cauod "McKinJey years,*'. Whlle the Demo. crats have no such organlisatlon ns thelr opponents, tliey say that there fc*s been GOWAN'S PNEUMONIA CURE Cures When All Else Fails lt is the only Known, rolinble specifle for Pncumonin. In hundred** of deaporato ensop of Pnnu inonln whero all othor remedlos failed and ph.vslcians jinve up hope, Gowan's I'nnii monln Curo hns cured-?absolutoly, rpilrkly. pernimninlly. It, in ap* plled oxternallr, glvns ImmedlMo-rellef, niln.vs fovor nnd sonUors congestlMi. Alao cures cnughs, oolds.'soro throntetc Sold by Drugglnta, 51.OO a Bottl*. Mr. t.. W. Batnes, proprletor of Barnes Clolhlnrr Store, Hmdermn, N. C, sayil "Latt wlnter my daughter suffered with n ?evere nttnek of Pniumnnl-. We obtalned Oowan'a Pneumor.la Cure and used It freeiy wllh bcncflclal results f tam the flrst appll calion. lt ellected a perfect cure," If your druffg'lil cannot ?upply you, wrl'n .o Gowan Medical Co., Durham durlng tho post two or throa days "a whlrlwlnd ln their favor," tha-t JiiBllflcs thelr nntlclpallon of a landslldo that mlght mnko tho Stato closo and onoblo the Domocrats to galn threo or four Oliio oongressmcn. Thoy say that tho voto hns not beon out as fully for yenrs ns they oxpoct It to bo to-morrow. Pennsylvania. (By Assoclated Presa.) PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7.?Pennsylva? nia to-morrow wlll glve tho usual large plurality for tho Republican nntlonal nnd Stato tickets. Tho Republican Managers hopo for a plurnllly of from 300.000 to 325,000. Tho DomocrntB glve no tlgures, but' asort tho Republican cstlmatcs aro too hlgh. Alabama. (Hy Aanoclnted Pross.) MON.TGOMERY, ADA? November- 7i? Parker's plurality In Alabama wlll do pend upon the total vote,, as there ls no serlous opposltion to the Democratlc elec? toral tlcket. The Republlcans hopo to Incrcaj-e thelr total voto.to 30,000. Wat? son wlll get compnrntivcly few votca Parker's majority wlll probably oxceed 7r.,0O0, and all .the nino congressmen wlll be Democrats. Montana. (By Assoclotr-d Prcsa.) BUTTE, MONT., November 7.?Domo? crats anj Republlcans nllke profess tho grentest-.confldent In tho ablllty of thelr respectlvo parties to carry Montana. . In SUvcrbow county ' Ropubllcnns and Democrats are charglng whole? sale reglstratlon frauds, tho Republlcans having Issued moro than 1,000 challenges for to-morrow. Sherlff Qulnn Bworo in 500 deputles for servlce and the Republl? cans nnd Domocrats togothor havo had flve hundred moro speclal deputles sworn lir to Iook after thelr Intorests, Iowa. fltr As.oelatfd Press.) DE3 MOINES. IOWA, November ,. R-epuWlcans aro increaslng thelr estl rr.ato of Roosevelt's plurality ln Iowa In? stead of cuttlng It down on the eve of eiection day. Chalrman R. H. Spcnco, ot the Rcpublcan Stato Committee, to dny declared that the Republican tlcket would havo a plurality of at least 125, CO0 instead of '-1,000 as had been estl matcd. The Democrats stlll lnslst that tho plurality will not bo moro thnn 60, 000. In the Second. Dlstrlct the Demo? crats nro making a desperate flgnt to savo tho only Democratlc congressman In Iowa. Whllo tlio result wlll bo close chances favor tho re-olection of Judge M. J. Wade, Dcmocrat. Kansas. (By Assoclated Press.) TOPBKA, KAN., November 7.?It Is generally conceded that Kansa_> wlll bo carried by Roosevelt, tho Democrats mak? ing no claim regordlng tho natlonal ticket. Tho Republican campalgn man? agers say" they wlll carry tlio Stato for Roosovelt by 100,000 plurality and for the State tlcket by 70,000. Tho Democrats say they wlll elcot tho Stato treasuro by a plurality of 50,000 and Governor by 10,000. California. (Hy A_*_ncl-ted'P-ewO _ . SAN FRANCISCO, November 7.-Tho Republican State Central Committee says the eiection wlll result ln a plurality of from 155,000 to 100,000 ln California for Roosevelt and Fairbanks. Tho sPemocratlc Central Commltteo says that California wlll go for Parker and Davls 'by 5,000, and that flvo Dem? ocratlc congressmen will bo eleeted. Oregon. (Ht AHKoelnter] Press.) PORTLAND, ORE., November 7.?Dem ocrats inslst that tho Republican pluraJi tv ln Oregon wlll not oxceed 2*,O(>0, but at tho headquarters of the Republican party to-nlght lt was nsserted that Roose? velt would carry tho Stato by a plurnllly oi 30,000. -? Utah. (Hr Assnclntcd Press.) SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, November 7,-That Roosevelt wlll carry Utah ls ronceded. Democratlc Chalrman llarger clnlm.. the eleotlon of the State tlcket congressman and a majority of the State Leglslature. whlch wlll elodt n Unlted States senator. Amorlcan party loaders clalm 12,000 to 14,000 votes in Snlt Lako county and tho eiection of thelr county tlcket. Republican Slalo leaders relt erato thelr clalm of a clean sweep. Idaho. . Mi-v Awoelaleil P.-es*.) ( BOISE, IDAHO, November 7.?Idaho Ropubllc'an nianagors clalm u plurnllly of 15,000 for Roosevelt. The Democrats, while' -oucedlnir the. olnlni of a Rooso? velt victory, put tho plurality at a much s/nuller.fJguro. Tho JMormon voto ls tho pruhlenVa'tlcal fonturo of the situatlon. North Dakota. (Hv AsHoelalod Press.) GRAND KOHKS, N. D., November 7. North Dnltota will ho strongly Republican on nationul and Stato Issues. Massachtisetts. BOSTON, Novo'mber 7.-U is upon tho voto for Governor und upon tlie cholce Of. wngraoeiiien lii* varlous dlstrlcts thnt th" olalin-i i.f Massuehusr-tts Repuhllcun.' und Democrats aro ln coiilllet, tlm huccosb of tho Roosevelt olentors belng eonceiled by tho Pennicrnt.-*. Tho Dnmooratu clalm thr oloctlon ol Wllllam L. Douglass, u.in dldntc- for Governor, and they wlll be dls appolnteddf thls, not belng ..chioved. Gov? ernor Hatos'H plurality ls not reduced to a small rm.rfflll. Tlio rtepuhlienn leaders jiivillet Governor Uates's i*e-i-locllon by tho custoniary htrgu plurality. TliQllsuul Roptihllcnn pltiralllles nro nn* tlclpated ln Malne, New llampalilro and Yermoiit. NebrasUa, LINOOLN, NEB.. Nov?imber 7.--Tho campalgn ln Nehra.skn elosod to-nlght wlth meetings nll over tho S'-nto. The Vfito promlne.8. to bo heavy, and Roose vblt'a plurality, Republlcans nay, wlll not 'be far from .n.OOO. . Speaklng for the State and leglglRtive tlckets. Chairman Webcr, of tho Fusion Commlttee, snld: "Tho Fuslonlsts wlll carry tho Stato for Borgo for Governor beyond a doubt. In* dicatlons are that tho Leglslaturo wlll be Fuslon." Michigan. DUJTROIT, M1C1I., Novomber 7.?The nlght before election flnds tho Stato Cen? tral Cornmlttoo of both the Democratlo nnd Republlchn partles In Mlehlgnn ex pr&sslng conflldonco that to-morrow's con? test wlll result ln tho olcctlon of .thelr Stato tlcket. Roosevelt nnd Falrbnnks wlll carry tho Stnto beyond^doubt, lt ls cVerywhc.ro conct-dnd, West Virginia. (By AKRoclnt-d TroM.) W1IEELING, W. VA., Nov. 7.?To nlght Chairman MoKlnrity, of tho Demo? cratlc Stato Central Commlsslon, mado hls flnnl prediction on tho outcomo of tho election. Ho forcensis Cornwcll's eloc tlon to tho govornorshlp by a large ma? jority, tho success of tho nntlonal tickot no a closer margln, a Democratlc mn? jorlty ln tho Houso of Delogatcs and the election of threo of tho flvo congrcssmou. Claims as,.to Wyoming. (By Assoclatod Press.) , CHEVENNE. WY0.. Nov. 7.?Although tho Democratlc leaders confldently expoct to mako gnln ovor tho vote of four yoars ago and two years, it is admitted by well informed polltlcal observei-s that Roose? velt and Falrbnnks electors wlll run ahend of tho'othcr Republlcan candld&tca and wlll be elected. CLAIMS OF BOTH. Republicans and Democrats Say They Will Carry State of Ulinois. (By Assoclated Press.) ' ClircAGO, November 7.?Republicans ?fty that they wlll carry llllnols by any whero from 125,000 to 110,000, whllo Domo? crats say that they wlll reduco tho Re? publlcan.. plurallty of four years ngo. That ls'the substance of ull put forth by boili sides on tho nlght before elec? tion ln Chlcago nnd Cook county, tho calms of both partles are dlamotrlcally opposed. Each pnrty assorts that It will carry tho clty of Chlcago and tho county of Cook. outsldo of tho clty by 30.000 lo 50,000. It Is stated by tho Republicans that Chnrles S. Deneeii, Republlcan can clidato for Governor, wlll' mako a ro markable run ln Chlcago. Tho Democrats -mako no spcclflc clnlm In flgures for thelr gubernntorlal candldate, Lnwrcnco B. Strlnger, but say that he wlll make a strong run. PRESIDENT TO VOTE. Leaves Washington for Oyster Bay in Fine Spirits. (By Associnteil Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C. November 7.? Prpsldent Roosevelt left Wnshlngton at balf-pnst 12 o'clock to-nlght for hls homo at Oyster Bay. L. I., to cas^ hls vote nt to-morrow'p election. Tho party occupled a speclnl car attnehod to tho regular mid? night cxpress on tho Pennsylvanla Rail? road. Tho Presldent nppenred to be ln excel? lent health nn dspirlts durlng tho evenlng, and If the prospectlvo ovents of' tho mor row were maklng any imprcsslon. on hlm there wns no outv/nrd mnnlfestatlon of it. 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