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Gives «in indication of the landslide in November. THREE NICKELS Invested in a GLOBE Want will gen erally brins quicker results than three dollars otherwise invested. VOL. XIV. POPULISTS CRUSHED. Georgia Gives a Grand Demo cratic Majority of Over 60,000. People's Party Hotbeds. Roll Up Rousing- Democratic Majorities. All of the Congressional Dis tricts Carried by the Par ty of Tariff Reform. Florida's Majority Gets Larg er With Each Succeed ing" Day. Atlanta, Ga., Oct. s.— Returns from •Jotcunties out of a total ot 137 give the Democratic ticket a majority of more than 30,000. There seems to be no pos sible doubt that the majority will reach 60,000 when the vote of all the counties is in. The third partyites will possibly carry six or eight counties for the legislature, and it is estimated that their strength will be about twenty members of the house of 175. The third party leaders concede not less than thirty thousand majority for the Demo cratic ticket at this hour, and are rais ing their concessions at the rate of about five thousand an hour. Chairman Atkinson, of the state Dem ncratic executive committee, estimates the majority at about. 50,000. Vice Chairman Charles S. Northern, who has been one of the most active managers of the campaign in behalf of the Dem ocrats, says the majority will be be tween 50.000 and 00,000. The Constitu tion has received, at 11 o'clock, returns from seventy-tive counties and will ob tain lull reports from counties not heard from tonight as soon as its special messengers can reach telegraph sta tions. All the Cottgremmeib There are eleven congressional dis tricts in the state, and the Constitu tion's reports at midnight indicate that the Democrats will carry every one of them. There is Xio doubt about any of them ex cept the Tenth district, represented by Congressman Tom Watson. In this dis trict the third party has made Watson's light its fight in this election. It is be lieved that the Democratic majority in the aggregate vole of the district will j Dot be loss than 800. Hotbeds of the third partyism came nut with surprising change of front. The People's party leaders were com pletely demoralized. Ruckdaie, the liome county of Candidate Peek, gave 600 majority for Northen. The only person rash enough to venture a prediction of 75,000 majority last night was Elector Blackburn, and tonight he. is hailed as 11 prophet in pol itics. Following is the ticket elected: Governor, W, J. Northen; secretary of state, I*ii ll i 1 > Cook: comptroller, Gen, William A. Wright: treasurer, H. Ij. Hardiman; attorney central. Joseph A. Terrell; commissioner of public instruc tion, Robert Nesbit. Reports from various counties of the Fourth district show a grtind Demo cratic majority. Chattahoochie and Marion counties, which were consul- Btde red the strongest third party coun ties in the district, have been swept by the Democrats. fclerri weather has given 2..~00 majority and buried the third party. Muscogee over 12.000 majority. Repudiated by Negroes* Savannah, Ga., Oct. s.— The total vote of this county was 3,250, of which the third party polled only 200. (Joy. Northen and the entire state ticket have 8,000 majority- The colored persons re pudiated the deal with the third party made by the leaders, and openly voted the straight Deinocialic ticket. The Democrats are jubilant over the tre mendous defeat of the third party in this section of the state. Richmond county will go Democratic by over 5,000 majority. Gov. Northen's majority in the Tenth district will be nrooably 4,000. This is Congressman Watson's district, and is recognized as the stronghold of the third party in Georgia. A SWEEPING VICTORY. Mitchell's Majority in Florida Nearly 25,000. Jacksonville, Fla.. Oct. s.—Com plete county returns come in very slow ly, ami there is nothing in them to war rant a change in hist evening's figures. Mitchell luis beaten Baskin by a majority that will hardly fall Bhort of 2:5,500. and may reach 25.000. Out of the precincts heard from not a dozen gave Baskin a majority, and in none of those that did was it more than fifty votes. On the other hand, whole counties went as a unit for Mitchell. Buskin's vale cannot possibly go Above S,OOO. Hawley, the Prohibition candidate, has probably polled less than 500 votes in the entire state. Reports from forty-two out of the forty-live counties show that their senators and representatives will all be Democrats. In the remaining three counties (Lib erty. Holmes and Walton) the vote is close, but the indications are that these will also send Democrats to the legisla ture. CALLED ON QUAY. lie Is Going to New York to Assist Cai tar. PrrrsßUßG, Oct. s.— Senator Quay came up from his home in Beaver, and left the city on the day express. lie was accompanied by his wife, and when seen at the union station, declined to discuss politics or the object of his trip. It is pretty well understood that the senator will aid Chairman Carter in tiie New York headquarters in the conduct of the Republican campaign, and that this is the purport of his trip East at this time. "Are you going to New York?" was aske>i of the senator as he was about to board the tram. "Yes, iam going down there for a few weeks." "Do you expect to do any active work for tiie Republican national committee?" "Well, 1 can't say as to that. 1 would rather nut be interviewed." Populists Want Aid. New Youk, Oct. s.— The managers of the People's patty m New York have Bppcale.il to tTie free coinage men for HOO.Ouo to use in the 1,165 election dis tricts of this city. Connnttteimen Spencer aud Westou have suluuiU*A a .: - r';;:v; --r detailed statement or the needs of tie People's parly toinonejvd men who aiv in sympathy with the party on the bk ver question. VAGUK CLAIMS Made by Clarkson to Offset the Notable Defections. Washington-, Oct. 5.— J. S. Clarkson, of the Republican national committee, was iv the city today. Mr. Clarkson said tliat he came here largely on pri vate business, "for we have to give a little time to our private affairs, you know, even if these are political times." he added. Mr. Clarkson's re plies to inquiries about the political outlook were such as one woukl expect from so sturdy a Republican. "Are there any persons whose names are to come out a- havins changed from the Democratic to tbe Republican side in the line of offset to the defection of Gresham, Cooley and MacYeash?" wds asked. "Oh, such changes are all among the common ueoule," was the response^ fol lowed by the remark that the changes of the gentlemen named aid not amount to so very much after all, in view of at tending circumstances. Mr. Clarkson had an interview with Secretary Foster, of the treasury department. From the fact that Mr. llobart, Republican na tional committeenia:i from New Jersey, is in town, it is probable that matters re lating to politics in and around New York city were discussed with Secretary Foster. WILSON CONFIDENT. West Virginia's Vote Will Be Given to Cleveland. Washington, Oct. s.—Representa tive W. L. Wilson, of West Virginia, who was the chairman of the national Democratic convention, passed through Washington today. He said that he was perfectly confident of Democratic success in West Virginia this fall. "The natural immigration to the state, 1 ' he said, "will not militate to injure the Democratic prospects. The only dan ger will come from the Kanawha min ing section, where thousands of negroes have been employed to take the place of the white miners. The osten sible reason for the change is that the negroes are managed more easily than the whites, and that they don't go upon strikes, but 1 regard their employment as a political lather than an economic movement:." MUST TAKE ITS TURN. Indiana's Supremo Court Refuses to Advance the Apportionment Case. Indianapolis, Oct. s.— The supreme court has refused to advance on its docket for an early hearing the suit recently appealed from the circuit court of Henry county to test the constitutionality of the appor tionment acts of 1885 and IS9I. Today the attorneys tor the plaintifZa in the suit filed a motion with the supreme court asking it. to modify its order in re lation to its refusal to advance the cause lor hearing. Ttie claim is that if the matter is not disposed of at once the people of the state will not know under what apportionment act to make their nominations for the offices mentioned. Following the riling of the motion to modify their order.Attorney Smith tiled a motion to dismiss the case. ACLEAII DIAGNOSIS. Ex-Secretary Bayard's Opinion of the Kocent Conversions. Wilmington, Del., Oct. s.— ln an in terview printed in an evening paper, ex-Secretary Bayard says: "The aec larations of men like Judge Walter CJreshain and Wayne MacVegah fur nish a clear diagnosis of the political situation. They illustrate the operation of a perception of tiie truth upon the minds of two men of wholly independ ent modes of thought, living far apart, and who, independently acting, arrive at the sainecouclusion.aiul are impelled by similar conscientiousness to give it utterance, each in his own way." Going to Gray Gables. New York, Oct. s.— Mr. Cleveland left tor Buzzard's bay this afternoon. He has not yet decided whether he will attend the opening of th« Columbian exposition in Chicago on the i2lst inst. EOOMING ST. PAUL. Northwestern Cities Trying to Get the City the Next National Keal Estate Congress. An Excursion in the Afternoon and an Atldros.sby Boblnger soll in the Evening. Btffat.o, Oct. s.— Delegates to the National Real Estate convention have been crowding into town rapidly since yesterday morning, ana now it is corn el uded that there are about a thousand delegates present. Western men are present in large numbers. Chicago, Mil waukee and other cities of the golden West sent large delegations. New York and other Eastern cities are well repre sented. The first paper read this morning was by Marvin" A. Fair, • of Chicago, on "The Providence of the Real Estate Mini," and was received with much favor. Benjamin llardwick, manager of the real estate exchange and auction room. New York, next read a paper en tilled "The Real Estate Exchange of the City of New York; Its Organization and Progress." President Weil next announced the committees. Charles Long, of Duluth, is on the committee on resolutions, and E. J. Hodgson, of St. Paul, is on the legislation committee. More entertainment was furnished the delegates to the real estate congress this afternoon. At 4 o'elo< k they were taken from the convention hall to the docks at the foot of Main street, where where the handsome excursion steamers Pilgrim and Mascott were in Waiting. The visitors boarded the steamers and then forged about through the slips, canals and into the lake, affording the real estate men an opportunity to view a part of industrial Buffalo. Previous to the evening session of the congress caucuses were held by the del egates of the large cities for the pur pose of deciding upon what city they should recommend for the congress of 1593. A combine has been" entered be tween St. Paul, Milwaukee, Minneap olis. Duluth, Superior and Ashland to secure the congress for St. Paul. Detroit and Cleveland are pulling to gether to obtain the prize for Detroit. The other cities have nearly all with drawn from the contest. W.B. Cutter, of Buffalo, present treasurer of the.. Na tional association," will probably be chosen president of. • the association for the ensuing year." v"~£ ■-....« Tojjmht the delegates assembled in Mlisic hall, where they were addressed by Col. Robert G. Ingersbll. His subject IM$ 'TttW^ww." SAINT PAUL, MINN., THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER H, 1892. WIPED OUT A GANG. The Notorious Daltons At tempt to Rob Two Banks at Coffeyville, Kan. A Bloody Battle Takes Placa Between the Bandit 3 and Citizens. Five of the Bandits and Five Citizens Killed in the Encounter. Only One Bandit Escaped, and Armed Men are Pur suing- Him. CoffbyvilliE, Kan., Oct. s.— The Daltons have been exterminated— wiped off the face of the earth. Caught like rats in a trap, they were today shut down, but not until four citizens of this place yielded up their lives in the work, of extermination. Six of the gang rode into town this morn and robbed the two banks of the place. Their raid had become known to the officers of the law. and when the bandits attempted to escape they were attacked by the marshal's posse. In the battle which ensued four of the despera does were killed outright, and one was so fatally wounded that he has since died. The other escaped, but is being hotly pursued. Of the attacking party four were killed, one was fatally and two were seriously wounded. The Dead Are: 808 D ALTON, desperado, shot through the head. GRAT DALTOX, desperado, shot through the heart. SP*P^ E M M ET D ALTON.desperado, shot through the left side. . . JOSEPH EVANS, desperado, shot through the head. JOHN MOORE, 'Texas Jack, " desperado, shot through the head. T. C. CONNELLY, city marshal, shot tbroucrn the body. L. M. BALDWIN, bank clers, shot through the head. . G. W. CUBINE, merchant, shot through the head. - " . . C. J. BROWN, shoemaker, shot through the body. THOMAS G. AVERS, cashier of the First National bank, was shut through the groiu and cannot live. . ' _ T. A. REYNOLDS, of the attacking party, has a wound In the right breast, but it 13 not considered necessarily dangerous. LOUIS DIBTZJ another of the attacking party, was shot in the right side. His wound is not fatal. It had been rumored a month ago that the Dalton gang was contemplating an immediate raid upon the banks of the city. Arrangements were made to give them a warm reception, and for over a week a patrol was maintained night and day To Give Warning: of the gang's approach. The raid did not take place, and then came the re port from Dealing, N. "SI., that United States officers had had a battle with the band in that territory and that three of the bandits were killed. This report was believed here to have been circu lated by the Daltons themselves, the intention being to divert attention from their real intentions and to lull the peo ple of the town into a sense of security. The people, however, were not so easily deceived, and when the report of the disaster to the gang in New Mexico was denied vigilance was renewed. Still the expected raid was not made. Finally the patrol was withdrawn last Saturday, although every stranger was carefully scrutinized as soon as he ap peared on the streets. It was 9 o'clock this morning when the Dalton gang rode into town. They came in in two squads of three each, and, passing through unfrequented streets and deserted alleys, rendez voused in the alley in the rear of the First National bank. They quickly tied their horses, and. without losing a mo ment's time, proceeded to the Attack Upon the Banks. -Robert Dalton, the notorious leader of the gang, and Emmett, his brother, went to the First National bank; the other four, under the leadership or '•Texas Jack," or John Moore, going to the private bank of C. M. Congdon & Co. In the meantime the alarm had al ready been given. The Dalton boys were born and bred in this vicinity, ana were well known to nearly every mail, woman and child in the town. In their progress through the town they had ; been recognized. City Marshal Con nelly was quickly notified of their ar rival, and almost before the bandits nad entered the bank he was collecting a posse to capture them if possible, to kill them if necessary. He rau first to the livery stable of Jim Spears, a dead shot with a Winchester, and a valuable man in any fight. Then he summoned George Cubine, a merchant; Charles Brown, a shoemaker; John Cox, express agent, and other citizens who could be conveniently reached. Stationing them about the square, which both of the banks faced, he hastened to augment his posse by summoning other citizens for impromptu police duty. The Robbers at Work. While the marshal was collecting his forces the bandits, all ignorant of the trap that was being laid" for them, were paoceeding deliberately with their work of robbing the banks. Texas Jack's band had entered Congdon's bank, and, with their Winchesters leveled at Cash ier Ball and Teller Carpenter, had or dered them to throw up their hands. Then Texas Jack searched them lor weapons, while the other three despera does kept them covered with their rifles. Finding them unarmed, Cashier Ball was ordered to open the safe. The cash ier explained that the safe's door was controlled by a time lock, and that it could not by any means short of dyna mite be opened before its time was up, which would be 10 o'clock, or in about twenty minutes. "We'll wait," said the. leader, and he sat down at the cash ier's cles£, "flow" about the money drawers?" he asked suddenly, and, jumping up, he walked around to the cages of the pay ing and receiving tellers, and, taking the money, amounting in all to less than $300, dumped it into a flour sack, wit& which he was supplied, and a°[ain "sat down, while the time loci; siowTy ticked oil" the seconds ar£ the Lauds of the clock tardily moved towarn the liour of 10. Had Better Luck. Bob and Emmet Dalton in the mean time were having better luck at the First National bank. When they en tered the bank they iound within Cashier Ayers, his son Albert Ayers ana Teller VV. li. Shepherd. None of them was armed, and, with leveled re volvers, the brother bandits easily in timidated them. Albeit Ayers and Teller Shepherd were kept under the muzzles of Emmet Dal ton's revolvers, while Bob Dalton forced Cashier Ayers to strip the sate vault and cash drawers of all the money contained in them and nlace it In a sack which had been brought along for that purpose. Fearing to leave them behind, lest they should give the alarm before tlie bandits .should be able to mount their horses and escape, the desperadoes marctied the officers of the bank out of the door, with the intention of keeping them under guard while they made their escape. The party made its appearance at the. door of the bar.k just as Liveryman Spears and his companions of the mar shal's posse took their positions in the square. When the Dtl.on brothers saw the armed men in the square they Appreciated Th?ir Peril on the instant, and leaving the bank's oriicers on the steps of tlie bank build ing ran for their horses. As soon as they reached the sidewalk Spears' rifle quickly came to position. An instant later it spoke, and Bob Dalton, the no torious leader of the notorious gang, fell in his tracks dead. Theie was not a quiver of a muscle after he tell.. The bullet had struck him in the right tem ple and ploughed through his brain and passed out just above the left eye. Em met Dalton Had tlie start of his brother, and before Spears could draw a bead on him he had dodged behind a corner of the bank and was making time in the direction of the alley where the bandits had tied their horses. The shot which dropped Bob Dalton aroused "Texas Jack's" band in Cong don's bank, who were patiently waiting for the time lock of tiie safe to be sprung with the hour of 10. Running to the windows of the bank, they saw their leader prostrate on the ground. Raisins their rifles to their shoulders, they fired one volley out of the win dows. Two men fell at the volley. Cashier Ayers Fell on the Steps of his bank, shot through the groin. Shoemaker Brown, of the attacking party in the square, was shot through the body, lie was quickly removed to his shop, but died just as he was car ried within. The firing attracted the attention of Marshal Connelly, who was collecting more men for his posse, and with the few which he had already gathered hu ran hurriedly to the scene of the con flict. After firing their volley from the windows ot the bank the bandits, appre ciating that their only safety lay in" flight, attempted to escape. They ran from the door of the bank, tiring as they fled. The marshal's posse in the square, without organization of any kind, fired at the fleeing bandits, each man for himself. Spears' trusty Win chester spoke twice more in quick suc cession before the others of the posse could take aim, and Joseph Evans and "Texas Jack" fell dead, both shot through the head, making three bandits to his credit. In the general fusilade which followed, Grat DaHon. one of the surviving members of Texas Jack's squad, Marshal Connelly and George Cubine aud L. M. Baldwin, one of Congdon's clerks, who was out dollect ing when the attack was undo, were mortally hit, and Died on the Field. Allie Ogee, the only survivor of the band, succeeded in escaping to the alley where tlie horses were tied, and mount ing the swiftest horse of the lot, lied south in the direction of the Indian ter ritory. Emmet Dalton, who had escaped from the First National bank, had al ready reached the alley in safety, but he had some trouble in getting mounted, and Allie Ogee had already made his escape before Emmet got fairly started. Several of the posse, anticipating that horses would be re quired, were already mounted and quickly pursued the escaping bandits. Emmet Dal ton's horse was no matcn for the fresher animals of his pursuers. As his pursuers closed on him lie turned suddenly in his saddle aud fired upon his would-be captors. The latter answered with a volley and Einmett toppled from his horse, hard hit. He was broucht back to town and died late this afternoon. lie made an aute-niortem statement confessing to the various crimes committed by the gang of which he was a member. Allie Ogee had about ten minutes' start of his pursuers and was mounted on a swift horse, At 5 o'clock this evening he had not been captured. After the battle was over, search was made for the money which the bandits had secured from the two banks. It was found in the sacks where it had been placed by the robbers. One sack was found under the body of Bob Dalton, Who Had Fallen Dead upon it while he was escaping from th First National bank. The other was found tightly clenched in "Texas Jacks hand. The money was re stored to its rightful owners. The bodies of those of the attacking party who were killed were removed to their respective homes, while the bodies of the dead bandits were allowed to re main where they had fallen until the arrival of the coroner from Independ ence, who ordered them removed to the court house. There he held an in quest, the jury returning a verdict .in accordance with the facts. The inquest over the bodies of the dead citizens will be postponed until the result of the pursuit of Allie Ogea is known. During tlie time the bodies remained in the square they were reviewed by hundreds of the people of this and surround ing towns who, having heard of the tragedy, came in swarms to inspect the aceue. Tlis excitement was of the most Intense character and the fate of Allie Ogee, should he be captured, was de termined by universal consent. He will be hanged by the people. . The other topics which attracted uni versal comment were the fulfillment of the prophecy that the Daltons would •'die with their boots on," the peculiar fate which had decreed that they should die by the hands of their old friends in the vicinity of their place of birth, and the excellent marksmauship of Livery man Spears, who with three shots sent death to as many bandits. CAREERS OF CRIME. Sketch of the Notorious Bandit Brothers. Coffeyville, Kan., Oct. 5. —The Daltons were a numerous family. There, were five boys aud three girls. Of the boys two aje engaged in farming, one in Oklahoma, where the mother of the family lives, and one near Coffeyville, where three of the brothers met their death today. Tlie Daltons were second." cousins of ihe noted Jamed U6ys, wTioj defied the law in. -Missouri Tor so many years, and, infoiVgli them were related to the loungers, why are now serving life terms of imprisonment iv the peniten tiary of Minnesota. Bob Da\ton was Ihe first of the b&s to outer upon a career of crime, While he was scarcely more than a boy he be came a cattle thief, and did a thriving business driving off cattle from the herds on the Cherokee strip and taking them across the Indian territory into Colorado, where he would sell them, lie was joined soon after he entered the business by his brother.Gratton Dalton. Their depredations became so frequent and troublesome that the cattlemen or ganized to drive them from the strip. A posse of cowboys was formed lor that purpose, and gave the Daltons a hard chase, finally losing them in the wilds of New Mexico. The next heard of the Daltons was in California, where they took to train and stage robbing. While robbing a stage there one of the passengers was kilied in the attack. This spurred the officers on to extraordinary efforts to effect the capture of the gang, and Grat Dalton was finally captured. While being taken to a place for safe-keeping he was res cued by the other members of the gang, the whole party finally escaping, after being chased out of California and through a good part of Arizona. in the spring of lss 1 .) the ganer turned up again in the Indian territory, aud wnen Oklahoma was opened to settle ment the Dalton boys secured a choice claim for their mother, near Hennessey, where she still lives, supported by one of her sons. At tiie time of the opening Bob Dalton was a United States deputy marshal, being selected on account oj his peculiar fitness to deal with des perate characters. After the opening he returned to his life of outlawry, and he and Grat were then joined by their brother Emmet, the youngest of the brothers. There were at that time also joined by Texas Jack, and soon gath ered about them seveial desperate characters. It was then that the most successful period of the barton's ca reer, from their standpoint, began. T'leir attention was first directed to the robbing of express trains, and perpe trated many successful "hold-ups," the most noted of which are the robberies of the Santa Fe at Whanoii, at Red Rock, the Missouri Pacific at Adair, and the Frisco near Vinita. Tlie Wharton robbery was perhaps the most dramatic of all. The robbers went to Wharton on horseback, and, en tering the station there, asked the oper ator if the train was on time. He re plied that he would inquire, and was about to do so when one of the band, fearing that the operator had recog nized them, shot him dead upon the spot without a word of warning. When the train arrived it was held up after the regulation manner. In the pursuit of the robbers wnich followed, Outlaw Ed Bryant was captured at Enid by Deputy United States Marshal Ed Short, known throughout, the entire territory as a most brave officer. Short placed his captive in a bagcage car of a Santa Fe train to take him to Guthrie. He had disarmed him, plac ing his brace of revolvers upon a con venient trunk, and had placed the des perado in irons. When the train reached Adair, Short disembarked to send a telegraphic message. When he re-en tered the car .Bryant had secured one of his weapons, and, holding it in his manacled hands, fired, mortally wound ing Short. The officer, however. Had strength to seize his Winchester, aud pumped four bullets into Bryant's body, expiring as he pulled the trigger the la»t time. There were no fatalities attending the Red Rock robbery, but the Adair robbery resulted in the deaths of two men. The express car was guarded on that occasion, and a hot fight took place between the guards and the robbers. Th« place where the train was held up was in the midst of the town. One stray bullet passed into the room of a physi cian and, striking the physician in the head, killed him instantly. Another physician who, hearing the firing, had run i;i its direction, was also shot and killed. The last train robbery by the eang was that of the Frisco near Vinita. The amount secureci by the robbers in their various raid3»wili probably uever be known. It was very great, however, £B I has Deen estimated at 5300,000. After the Frisco robbery the Daltons seem to have diverted their attention to the robbery of banks. They rode into El Reno one day and attacked the only bank in town. The only person in the bank at the time was the wife of the president, who fainted at the first sight of the ugly revolvers. The bandits leisurely took all the money in sight. and, remounting their horses, rode away. This raid netted them $10,000, which was such a severe loss to the bank that it was forced into liquidation. Today's was the next and last raid of the gang, and it ended the existence of a band equaled only in the desperate character of its undertakings by the James and Younger bands. EDWiN BOOTH HURT. Tlie Noted Actor Gets a Serious Fall. Lake Woods, N. J., Oct. s.— Edwin Booth, the. actor, who is at the Laurel house here, met with quite a serious fall this morning, aud in consequence is confined to his bed. While in his room he became dazed, and before his daugh ter could reach his side he had fallen, striking his head on the stone hearth, receiving a bad wound over the eyes. He had to be carried to his bed. The .fall was unfortunate, as the actor is in fpoor health. New York- Out of Debt. .'. Albany, Oct. s.— Comptroller Camp- L bell today notified Gov. Flower that the • state of New York is practically free of debt. The obligations of the state now outstanding aggregate £150,000, .while the cash balance in the •treasury is I nearly $2,000,000. Ail- securities will ' have matured ciJhJ'fcly I, IBW. '■* THE SAME OLD STORY. GRESPO REINFORCED, Indications That the Vene zuela Trouble Is Nearing an End. Crespo Has Received Rein forcements, Giving Him About 16,000 Men. The Deciding- Battle Expected to Take Place in a Few Days. In One Engagement the Gov ernment Has the Best of It. New York, Oct. s.— The steamship Venezuela, which arrived from La Guayra this afternoon. brought the latest news from the revolution in that country. A3 affairs stand now the lons struggle is neariiYg an end 1 , and will re | suit in the overthrow.of the govern j-ment— which has made such a per- I sistent tight. According to reports Gen. Colino. with a force of 0,000 men. joined Gen. Crespo, the revolutionist leader, at Velencia, on Sunday, Sept. 25. This, the report says, 'made Crespo's I forces number about 16,000 men. Mon j day, Sept. 20. Gen. Crespo started his I force for Caracas. A portion of his ad | va nee guard arrived at La Victoria on I Sept. 26. Crespo is advancing his forces upon j Caracas by different routes. They all ; expect to meet in Caracas. The march from Valencia would occupy fro -.a twelve to fifteen days, provided there is 1 110 interruption. At Las Pequos the ! revolutionists will lisht Their Decisive Battle. Las I'equos is the best fortified place I that the government holds, and Gen. i Polodo is there with 0,000 soldiers. It I will be necessary for Crespo to\take this | j point before he can enter Caracas. Once i I lie is in possession of Las Pequos, the t entrance into Caracas will be au easy matter. On Sept. 28 there was a battle between the revolutionists and government I troops at a place called Maculto, which j is just outside of La Guyara, and the j revolutionists were defeated. Each side had about 0,000 men. The revolu tionist troops were .approaching the town of La- Guyara when the govern j ment troops opened fire upon them from the mouutaiu side, and from their ad- I vantageous position succeeded in put i tins the revolutionists to flicht. All those that can are leaving Caracas, j and in order to do so must obtain sanc tion of the highest official in power. It j was reported that the steamship Ven ezuela haa some difficulty with the cus tom house authorities, but Capt. Cham bers and the purser would neither cor roborate nor deny the reports. _ Some Sort of News Washington, Oct. s.— News indicat ! ing more trouble of a revolutionary nat j ure iii Vcneuzela was received at the | j state department today. The navy de- I partment was notified immediately. I Both departments refused to make pub- I lie the contents of the dispatch. But it I is believed the trouble is not of a very bad character, from the fact that the can boat Concord, now at La Guayra, Veneiiz-ila, was today ordered by the I navy department to return to Colon. A j dispatch was received from Admiral | Walker commanding the United States licet in Veneuzelan waters that affairs were quiet, and that no complication was expected. _ ' WINTER IN THE EAST. Eastern States Experiencing an Early Touch of the Ice King's Hand. • 1 i I Snow Falls at Numerous Places ; _ in New York and Penn sylvania. Kingston, N. V., Oct. s.— The p^aßs of the Catskills are covered with snow • today; Early this morning snow fell to a depth of two inches, and the ground i was covered from Delhi to Big Indian, i covering as many miles square. - Rochester, N. V., : Oct. s.— There i was a slight flurry of snow about 1 j o'clock this afternoon. < Schenectady. N. V., Oct. s.— There i was a slight fall of snow in this city < acout 2 o'clock this morning. i Watertown, N. V.. Oct. — A snow I storm prevailed at Carthage.this county, ! this morning. Philadelphia, Oct. s.— The first snow of the season fell here at 5:40 this afternoon. Frankville, Pa.. Oct. s.— The tber- ! motneter fell rapjdly here early this ! morning. An increasing coldness as '< the day" progressed brought . with it a ;■ blustering snow storm at noon, which < soon covered the ground, prevailing ' along the whole Broad mountain from .) .here to . Audenried. ; The storm con tinued unabated for over an hour, but i the weather was not cold and it disap- i peared almost as rapidly as it fell. ; LIFE EBBING AWAY. All Hope Given Up fop the Recovery of Lord Ten . nyson. It Is a Question of Hours Until Life's Thread Is' Broken. He Apparently Realizes That the End Is Close at Hand. Late at Night the Poet Was Alive, But Was Uncon scious. Loxnox, Oct. s.— ln an interview at Haslemere at 4p. m. Dr. Dabbs said that he had just left Andrew Clarke at the bedside of Lord Tennyson, who was then quite conscious, and who did not seem to suffer in the least. Through out the afternoon the patient's inteilect was quite ei^ar, he said, and occasion ally he conversed with his son Hallam and others who were near him. Several times he inquired as to the time of day, and lie made frequent allusions to his illness. Being asked whether there was not a slight chance of the poet's recovery. Dr. Dabbs replied decisively: "There is absolutely no hope. Lord Tennyson has always enjoyed a vigorous constitution, which enabios him to make a prolonged struggle with death. He has slept a good deal during those final hours, but only for short periods. He is nourished with beef tea. brandy and milk." On being questioned as to whether Lord Teu nyson appeared to know that liis end was near, Dr. Dabbs replied: "I cannot say for certain, but I think be does." At 9p. m. the poet still showed signs of life, but he was unconscious. A dispatch from Halsemtre. timed midnight, says: "The house (Alde orth) was locked up soon after 11 p. m. :No callers are admitted. Except for the liirht streaking from the sick-room windows, the house is in darkness. It is understood that Sir Andrew Clarke and Dr. Dabbs are in constant attend ance, and that Lord Tennyson's con dition is unchanged." Loxnox, Oct. o.— Lady Tennyson is nearly heartbroken over her husband's dangerous condition. She visited bis bedside at a late hour last night. She bears her deep sorrow with admirable fortitude. Sir Andrew Clarke intended to leave Aldworth, but the patient's condition grew so ciitical that'tlie doc tor finally decided to remain in attend ance on him all night. Death of a Sculptor. Paris, Oct. s.— Gabriel dv Bray died last night. Gabriel dv Bray, one of the most productive of modern French sculptors, was born in Paris in ISIS. He became a member of the Legion of Honor in 1857, and eight years later he was made an officer of the order. He exhibited several pieces in the arts de partment of the Paris world's fairs of 1855 and 1867. Made the Best Time. Berlin*, Oct. s.— Count Stamenberg, the Austrian rider, arrived at the goal in the Teinplehof field at 7 o'clock this morning, having tidden from the Aus trian starting point in seventy-one hours and thirty-four minutes, which is three hours better than the time made by Lieut. Micklos, the first Austrian to finish. The Pest Dying Oat. llambit.g, Oct. s.— There have been forty-four fresh cases of cholera here today, fourteen deaths and 130 burials. The hospitals contain 193 patients. AN AGED PEDESTRIAN. An Octexenarian Walks From Oregon to Chicago. Chicago, Oct. s.— Maj. JMagone walked into Chicago yesterday on the Hock Island tracks, completing a walk of 2,100 miles, from John Day, Grant county, Or. Maj. Magone undertook his long tramp July 4 last, and with the exception of swimming a river in Ore gon on a mule's back, has walked every step of the way to Chicago to attend the dedicatory exercises of the world's Columbian exposition. Mai. Magono is eighty-two years old, with snow-white hair and beard, but vvith a robust con stitution, as his feat bears witness. Heading off' Extortion. Columbus, Ohio, Oct. s.— The board >f trade adopted a resolution request ing the Columbian exposition and Chi cago municipal authorities to fix beyond peiadventure fair prices to publiccater srs, to prevail during the exhibition. The resolutions are to be sent to com mercial organizations throughout the United States to co-operate in securing prompt attention, as there is a wide spread feeling that extortion is to bo practiced. THE DALTONS And seven other people killed at Cotfey ville, Kan. WEATHER Fair; south to west winds: warmer in southeast of state. NO. 280. HARD TO RECONCILE C. A. Pillsbury Writes Another Letter Attempting- to Ex plain Matters. His Famous Bluff Aired by Outside Papers Who Speak for Farmers. Terrible Arraignment of the Wheat Ring- by the Map shall Banner. Local Conditions Analyzed Show the Existence of the Combine. Charles A. Pillsbury offers to bet 510.000 thai he did uot "swipe' the farmers' wheat. The farmers have a "sneaking"' opinion of Pillsbury, but their §10.000 betting money ennuot. be found. Pillsbury nud the farmers have teen in tbe wheat business the same length of lime in Minnesota; now Charley has the money and tlie farmers have the ex perience.— Ortouvillc Headlight. Neither the many explanations made by the defenders of the wheat rintr nor tlie bluff made in the interests of the combine by Charles A. Pillsbury have been able to deceive the wheat growers of this state. As Col. Foss, the editor of the Ortonville Headlight, well expresses it, "Pillsbury and the farmers have been in the wheat business the same length of time in Minnesota; now Char ley has the money, and the farmers the experience." The Republican state central commit tee has adopted a new way of meeting the damaging exposure that has been made on this wheat question. It has come at last to see that it cannot per suade the farmers that there is and has been no combine, and it has ceased try ing. It is now instructing its speakers to shout "Chicago grain gamblers" whenever they are asked regarding the wheat deal. Mr. Pillsbury, who en tered upon the task of defending him self and the Republican party of Minne sota with such ardor, has evidently not yet learned that the party manager? have dumped him overboard, for yes terday he made another attempt to ex plain the Arnold and Stuart letters. All reasonable men, whatever their politics, must Have but one opinion as regards those two letters. If one is true the other must be false. In discussing these tworemarkable letters the Duluth Daily Commonwealth, a paper that as sumes to be entirely independent in politics, iv a late issue said: "One unpleasant fact there is that cannot be disposed of. Mr.Pillsbury did write to a fanner that the elevator business is not a paying business, and to a French capitalist the same season . that the elevator business is enormously profitable. lie has given an explana tion of these two letters that does not at all reconcile the discrepany betweeu them. "There is furthermore good ground to suppose that the elevator companies agree on the daily price for wheat, and are careful not to bid up the price on each other. It is a natural and simple arrangement that is, up to a certain point, entirely lawful and proper. "But if the \Vulcott testimony is true, the agreement is carried far beyond the point of fairness. If he tells the truth the elevator combination works by vari ous crafty devices to suppress competi tion, to ruin any competitive buyer, to discourage forwarding by the farmers to principal markets, to swell their own profits until profit becomes robbery. Woleott's story un supported wouid be entitled to little re spect, siuce Wolcott is himself several kinds of a rascal. And it is not sup ported by any evidence that makes it conclusive. There is, however, circum stantial corroboration that forbids throwing out his evidence altogether. There is enouirh color of proof to de mand the most rigid investigation. "For tlie sake of Mr. Pillsbury and his' friends if the accusations are false, for the sake of the wheat growers if the accusations have one degree of truth, such investigation ought to be made. If the charges are false/Mr. Pillsbury has been most unjustly assailed; if tha charges are true, the farmers have beeu most infamously swindled.'' Is the great British milling syndicate to be allowed to fix the price of tho wheat produced by the farmers of Min nesota? This is the great issue of the cam paign now being fought in Minnesota. It is an issue that me.ins much to tho farmers, much to the merchants and much to the prosperity of the entire Northwest. Wiiere dot's the money that is taken away from the farmers by this elevator combine go? It does not even drop into the pockets of residents of the state, but llows across the ocean in a steady current into the coffers of the foreign syndicate that now owns and operates nine of the great flouring mills at Minneapolis. This syndicate is now looking forward to the day when it will be able to take twice as great a sum out of, and away from the farmers as it lias in the past. On this issue the Democracy of Minnesota had tho courage in a convention held within sight of the great mills of tlie British syndicate at Minneapolis, to take a bold stand in the interests of the people. The state platform adopted at that time said: We denounce the rapacious and con scienceless combination which has grown up in this state with the conni vance of Republican legislatures be tween the elevator companies,the miller and the railroads, by which our grain markets have been monopolized and our farmers robbed of the fruits of their hard labors. We reaffirm our belief that this combination rests upon the fact that the railroads of this state have abjured one of their primary functions, the pro vision of suitable means for handling grain, and have given the same over to the control of private persons; and we again declare our belief that the rem edy, simple but efficacious, lies in legis lation requiring the roads to resume their proper function, thus giving to every station a free and open market. But, as the Duluth Sun said in a late issue, "the attack on the wheat combine now is not a new thing with the Demo cratic party of this state. The platforms of that party in 1888. and again in 1890, and again in 1892, denounced the com bination in vigorous language. It now proffers proof of its allegations." Two years asro the Minnesota Democ racy took a strong stand on this great state issue, saying Iv the state platform adopted at St. Paul: We again impeach the Republican party with incapacity to deal with the ptoblem of a "free and open" irrain market. \Ye repeat our denunciation of its grain inspection law as "stupid if Continued on Eighth Page.