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VOL. XIX.— NO. 310.
THrE ST. PflrL)^ GI^OB^.
THIRSDAV, SOT. 5, 1800.
Weather for Today-
Pair; Northerly "Wind*.
Minnesota Republican by 49,000.
Me Kin ley 'B Pluralities Cut Down.
City and County Fljfures.
City and County l-'iKures.
North Dakota for Sound Money.
Kentucky and Kansas for Bryan.
l.iml Leads Mill City Vote.
South' Dakota Populisti'c.
Indiana Safe for McKinley.
The .\«>it ConKreo*.
Bryan ( lii»K« to Hope.
Congratulations to McKlnley.
Resiilts Cause a Boom in Stocks.
Bar Silver S4|e.
Cash Wheat in Chicago 75c.
Wall Street Renews Activity.
Wants of the People.
Results in Western States.
Suicide of Mr. Sowders.
The Cfly In Brief.
Kews of the Railways.
Met— Madame Sans Gene, 5.15.
Grand— A Boy Wanted, 8.15.
MOVEMENT OP STEAMSHIPS.
NEW YORK, Nov. 4.— Arrived: Trave, Bre
men. Sailed: St. Louis, Southampton; Teu
SOUTHAMPTON— SaiIed: Aller, New York.
Arrived: Lahn, New York; New York, New
LIVERPOOL— SaiIed: Majestic, New York.
This appears to be a very busy sea
son on Salt river.
Now please pass the good times, and
be quick about it.
Several of the "sure things" got over
Into the other column.
m — .
Mayor Pingree will now start a
potato patch in Lansing.
Rabbits' feet have their uses, I sup
pose. — William J. Bryan.
Mr. Cleveland cannot repress a smile
every time he thinks about the elec
It came very near being a case of an
election hinging on Delaware and Ken
At the same time there is no pres
ent disposition to keep off the lawn at
By the way, Mr. Watson, there would
be no harm now in your giving out
No one regrets the election of Mr.
Tanner as governor of Illinois so much
as Mr. Altgeld.
The fear that Mr. Bryan would not
think well of his running qualities was
not well grounded.
Chairman Jones keeps right on send
ing cut estimates. He doesn't yet
know what struck him.
The Republicans of Ramsey county
were a little piggish in the matter of
members of the legislature.
_ _ _^»
Mr. Sheriff Wagener is good at any
kind of running, and seldom fails to be
the first man past the goal.
Missouri has done something which
It may some time regret. "Silver Dick"
Bland is elected to congress.
If the states that Mr. Bryan carried
had more electoral votes, things would
have been decidedly different.
Candidates for office should not for
get that those who run are pretty
likely to have serious collisions.
Through the smoke of battle there
appear the forms of some very good
men who didn't get votes enough.
After all is said and done, it is
plain that Gari-et A. Hobart did not
have to vote to carry New Jersey.
And then, too, there were places In
th? United States where the landslide
did not reach landslide proportions.
The vote of the state of Ohio indi
cates that there is still a great deal of
unsoundness on the money question in
the Buckeye commonwealth.
Mr. Cleveland, perhaps you might let
Mr. McKinley write that Thanksgiving
proclamation? He feels just in the
mood to write something good.
Mr. Bryan did not carry his own pre
cinct in Lincoln, but it 'seems there
were other precincts in Nebraska which
looked at the matter in a different
Mr. Bryan announced that he did
not want a second term, and the peo
ple decided that he should' not have the
first term. There should be no hard
Had the hour's difference of time
been favorable to the West Tuesday
evening, it can easily be seen that the
returns would have been decidedly
closer and more exciting.
Something ought to be done with the
Australian ballot to make Hie count less
cumbersome. In several Minnesota pre
cincts the judges got tired, jlnt away
their work and went to bed, finishing
their count at leisure yesterday.
THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE
WINS BY OVER 49,000.
William McKinley Captures Minnesota by a Plu
rality of Really Phenomenal
BRYAN COMPLETELY SNOWED UNDER.
The Remainder of the State Follows Closely the
Lead of the Twin
CLOSE RACE OF LIND AND CLOUGH.
The Republican Candidate Appears to Have Won
the Battle by Something
ALL CONGRESSMEN ARE REPUBLICANS.
Even Towne and Lommen Go Down Before Worthy
Foemen in the Sixth and
William McKinley has carried Min
nesota by over 49,000. Returns from the
state, however, show that the contest
for governor is closer than was at first
expected. With the exception of some
of the remoter counties, figures have
been received showing that Clough has
so far run behind his ticket, and that
Lind has made such gains, that there
is but a comparatively small difference
between the two. Clough's small plu
rality in Ramsey county and his defeat
in Hennepin come as surprises to the
Republicans, who, while admitting that
the governor would run somewhat be
hind his ticket, were not prepared for
the poor showing made in these two
strong counties. In the western and
central portions of the state, Lind has
made gains beyond the expectations
of even his campaign managers. Later
returns will, no doubt, change the fig
ure* somewhat. Lind has made such
gains that his friends are jubilant over
the prospects of his ultimate success
when the returns are all in and count
ed. The latest estimates on president
and governor are as follows:
♦Aitkin 850 450 800 500
Anoka 1,500 798 1,541 785
Becker 1,401- 899 1,330 1,135
♦Beltrami 60 110 55 115
♦Benton 388 248 328 255
♦Big Stone 1.116 884 962 938
Blue Earth .... 3,977 2,735 3,442 3,228
Brown 1,682 1,278 1,342 1,810
♦Carlton 1,150 580 1,250 400
♦Carver 557 557 739 706
♦Cass 250 250 250 250
Chippewa 1.308 976 1,075 1,388
Chisago 1,833 299 1,618 473 |
♦Clay 1,350 1,650 1,250 1,750
♦Cook 75 75 75 75
Cot ton wood 1,247 807 1,082 970
♦Crow Wing .... 1,507 926 1,369 1,081
♦Dakota 1,900 2,600 1,600 2,800
•Dodge 1,891 925 1,501 918
Douglas 1,958 1,363 1,681 1,696
♦Faribault 2,250 1.350 2,200 1,400
Fillmore 4,180 1,943 3.803 2,135
Freeborn 3,321 1.159 2,835 1,355
♦Goodhue 5,609 1,241 4,852 1,734
Grant 958- 713 805 932
Hennepin 26.503 20,303 20.971 24,138
Houston 2,000 1,065 1,861 1,198
Hubbard 320 312 287 337
Isantl a... 1.374 786 1,117 1,062
•Itasca 421 500 450 450
♦Jackson 1,371 1,043 1.139 1,091
Kanabec 440 223 369 372
♦Kandiyohi 1,950 1,400 1,529 1,800
♦Kittson 703 692 482 896
♦Lac qul Parle.. 1,600 900 1.300 1,300
*Lake 450 200 350 300
♦Le Sueur 2,100 2,200 2.100 2,200
Lincoln 646 731 529 766
Lyon 1.400 1,132 1.036 1.300
McLeod 1,327 1,146 1,054 941
Marshall 1,125 1,182 858 1,513
♦Martin 1,851 1.492 1.500 1,715
Meeker 1,825 1,425 1,450 1,600
♦Mille Lacs 928 435 940 485
♦Morrison 1.523 1.028 1,300 1.40-3
Mower 3,350 1,399 2,969 1.620
*Murray 950 750 800 900
Nicollet 1,814 830 1,521 1.133
♦Nobles 1,326 084 1.254 1,104
♦Norman 1,063 1,041 975 1,125
Olmsted 3,343 1,818 3,011 2,122
♦Otter Tail 3,400 4.000 2.950 4,450
♦Pine 1,100 1.100 1,050 1,150
Pipestone 827 869 710 ±,040
♦Polk 3,000 4,500 2.500 4,500
Pope 1.776 656 1,546 870
Ramsey 17,478 11,930 15,435 13,290
Redwood 1,811 1,126 1,381 1.344
♦Renville 2,500 2,000 2,200 2,300
♦Rice 3,089 1,462 2,809 1,783
Rock 1.190 769 1,038 892
♦Roseau 350 650 350 650
♦St. Louis 7,750 6.250 7,000 7,000
♦Scott 1,200 1,800 1,100 1,900
Sherburne 1,000 532 912 603
Sibley 1,744 1.212 1,520 1,443
Steams 2.766 4,957 2,600 5,234
Steele 1,811 1,316 1,701 1,428
Stevens 975 687 851 829
♦Swift 1.275 1.250 1.000 1,503
♦To<3d 1,700 1,600 1,600 1,700
♦Traverse 273 466 211 574
♦Wabasha 2.450 1,550 2,100 1,850
Wadena 701 471 634 497
Waseca 1,862 1,228 1.506 1,498
♦Washington ... 3.798 1,523 3,228 2,012
Watonwan 1,597 599 1,761 803
Wilkin 600 925 600 925
*Winona 3,850 3,250 3,600 3,603
Wright 3,289 2,075 2,895 2,618
♦Yellow Mcd 1,003 653 1,356 948
Totals 180,486 131,239 156,981 150,934
McKinley over Bryan 49,247
Clough over Lind 6,047
There is a wide discrepancy between
the figures claimed at the Democratic
and Republican state central committee.
At both places the politicians are con
fident of the election of their guberna
torial candidate. According to Chair
man Warner, Gov. Clough has surely
been re-elected, and if Chairman Ros
ing Is correct, then Lind will be the
next occupant of the executive chair.
Chairman Rosing hints at crooked
work on the part of the Republicans,
and Is so confident that some politi
cal skulduggery is afoot, that he has
sent men into the northern part of the
state to check any such attempts.
"I claim the election of John Lind
as governor by at least 5,000," said Mr.
Rosing last night. "This claim Is based
upon full reports from 33 counties that
give Una an increase of 3.600 votes over
the combined opposition to Nelson two
years ago. If the balance of the vote
THURSDAY" MORNING, NOVEMBER 5, 1898.
is In the same ratio of increase, then
nothing can prevent Land's election.
Some of the strongest Democratic coun
ties are yet to report. I am confident
that Lind will be found ahead of Clough
in a day or so."
"But I am also convinced that Lind
must have a majority of close to 5,000,
else he will not be seated. The Repub
licans will hestitate to count him out
if they dare. lam certain that the vote
in some of the upper counties is being
held back for this purpose. When it
is ascertained how many votes are
needed to elect Clough then these delay
ed returns will be manipulated to suit
the ends of Clough and his managers.
I am so confident that work of this kind
is contemplated, that I have sent sev
eral men into the upper part of the
state and elsewhere to prevent if pos
sible, the commission of such frauds.
"Reports received late tonight indi
cate that Towne will yet pull through.
I think his majority over Morris will
be several hundreds when the vote is
all in and counted."
Chairman Warner, of the Republican
state central committee, said last night:
"Gov. Clough will carry the state by
at least 10,000. This estimate is based
upon returns from every county in
the state. I do not mean complete re
turns, but the figures sent in thus far
are a certain indication of the result.
McKlnley has at least 35,000 majority.
Morris has carried the Sixth district
by at least 1,500; Eddy is elected in
the Seventh by the same figures; Heat
wcle is safe with 3,000 majority. These
estimates, if revised, upon later returns,
will be increased instead of diminished."
Only Seventeen Fuslonlsta in the
The returns from the state on the leg
islature are incomplete, but they show
that the next house of representatives
will be overwhelmingly Republican.
So far as known the fusionists have
elected but seventeen of the 114 mem
bers. Even John J. Furlong was de
feated in the Third district. AH those
in the list are Republicans, except
where designated with a D or P. Those
marked with a * were members of the
last legislature. Those who seem to be
I— H. R. Briggs.* Joseph Schulla.
2— D. M. Leach, 30— F. B. Snider,
N. O. Henderson, G. L. Dingm'an.*
L. S. St. John. 31— S. B. Lovejov •
3— C. L. West, x W. T. Coo, *'
L. C. Scribner. x Simon Meyers.
4— J. G. Johnson, 32— W. R. Cray,
H. Drommerhau- Henry G. Hicks,
sen - Hans Simonson.'
5— S. J. Abbott. J. F. Dahl.*
6 — Thomas Torson.* 33— D. T. Davios
7— Daniel Shell, • Lewis S. Gillette.
O. O. Holman,* 34— E. E. Smith •
A. S. Dyer. J. R. Cunningham.
B— George M. Lamg. 35— John Sederbarg •
9— James A. Larson. 36— Thos. J. Kelley D
10— H. C. McLean, 37— Jacob Truwe
William Jamleson. John Koehnen, P.
Nels Nyquist. SB— Ole Mattson,
11 — John Wilkinson. Q. P. Boutwell
12— George E. Sloan. J. M. Belden
13— S. T. Littleton.* A. N. Dare.*'
14— Jos. Underleak,* 39— J. A. Sampson *
J. B. Kendall.* 40— J. H. Reiner.
15— R. B. Basford, 41— Henry Felg.*
G. M. Corey, 42— J. A. Bergley.
S. C. McElhany, 43— J. F. Jacobson ♦
A. P. Blagik.* H. W. Stone, '
16— George E. Olds.* J. V. Haugland.
J. H. Manchester. 44— A. J. Anderson.
17— Benton Severance* 45— J. G. Hayter P
i^ZS' ln o am r Ma ? sfleld * Fred Sehroeder, I).
19— H. C. Yon Lehe. F. E. Mlnette D
C. W. McMindes. J. H. Coates
20— Chas. Eigenbrodt, 46— A. F Ferris *
D. F. Kelley, J. D. Jc»s *
oi £• ¥• Hollister. B. F. Hartshorn,*
21— C. L. Brusletten, H. C. Head
E. A. Bigelow, 47— Chas. P. Reeves •
Jens K. Grondahl.* R. J. McNeil
.S=S: b a : sour ce g * er> 48 - Jo^ n °- Emers <> n <
P. B. Yates, T. H. Froslie, P.
Cnas. A. Parker.* A. T. Vigen * P
24— C. F. Staples,* Knute Pede'rsonP
Ignatius Donnelly, 49 — J. M. Finney,*
P- O. L. Foss *
25— Fred M. Lloyd, 50— J. C. Wood
W. W. Dunn. W. B. Douglas*
G. A. Dalli»ire. D. F. McGrathl*
86— Henry Johns,* 31— S. J Lee * P
Ferdinand Barta,* G. O. Gilbertson.P
E. E. McDonald. W. A. Marin P
27— Thomas B. Scott. 52— F. W. Wagoner P
Thos. F. Martin, D. 53-D. M. Gunn •
2S-E. Snodgrass 54-Geo. R. Laybourn,
»« 9; I1" McGin - P- C. Schmidt,
29-Alpheus Dale,* Patrick Vail.
THE STATE'S DISTRICTS.
The districts of the state are made up as
follows: 1, Houston; 2, Fillmore; 3 Mower
4, Freeborn; 5 Faribault; 6, Martin and
}\atonwan; Nobles, Rock, Pipestone and
Murray; 8, Jackson and Cottonwood- 9
Brown and Redwood; 10, Blue Earth- ll'
Waseca; 12, Steele; 13, Dodge; 14, Olmsted :
15, Winona; 16, Lincoln, Lyon and Yellow
Medicine; 17, Nicollet; IS, Sibley 19 Le
Sueur; 20, Rice; 21, Goodhue; 22 'Wabasha
-23, Washington; 24. Dakota; 25, First, Second
and Tfcird wards, St. Paul; 26, Fourth Fifth
and Sixth wards, St. Paul; 27, Seventh and
Eighth wards, St. Paul; 28, Ninth Tenth
Eleventh wards, country towns; 29, 80 31 32'
83 and 34, Minneapolis and Hennepin
county; 35, Anoka and Isanti; 36, Scott- 37
Carver; 38, Wright and Sherburne; 39 Meek
er; 40, MpLeod; 41, Kandiyohi; 42, Renville
-43, Lac 3ffwi Parle, Swift and Chippewa- 44~
Chis&go, Pine and Kanabec; 45, Steams and
Beaton; W, Crow Wing, Todd, Morrison and
Mill? Lacs; 47, Pope and Douglass; 48 Otter
Tail; 49, Grant, Stevens, Big Stone and
Traversas -60, Wilkln, Clay and Becker; 51
Polk, Beltrami and Norman; 62, Marshall
and Kittson; 6», Aitkln, Itasca, Cass, Hub-
Hanna— Come, little sheeps; come into McKinley's fold or the Nebraska wolf will get you
Jones— Come into the Bryan fold, or something down in Ohio will swallow you whole.
bard. Wadena, Carlton; 54, St. Louis, Lake
TAWNEY HAS NO FEAR.
Figures His Plurality in the First
Tawney, R. Fitzpatriek, D.
Dodge 1,842 931
Fillmore 4,022 1,890
Frefborn 3,163 1,162
Houston 2 045 1,186
Mower 3,383 1,392
Oimsted 3,194 1,873
Steele 1,808 1,377
Wabasha 2,200 1,850
Waseca 1,847 1,328
Winona '3,688 3,793
Totals 27,192 16,782
Tawney over Fitzpatriek, 10,410.
Special to the Globe.
WINONA, Minn., Nov. 4.— The elec
tion here was very exciting. Many
private clubs had special wires into
their quarters and the streets were
crowded all night and the din of tin
horns and shouting lasted until morn
Tawney ran 3,688 vates in the county;
Fitzpatriek, his congressional opponent,
3,793. Tolleson goes in for another term
as county treasurer by over a
thousand above Sikorßki. Sheriff Fuhr
mann is re-elected over Gay, by nearly
a thousand majority. Dr. English will
be the next coroner, defeating Dr.
Tweedy by but a very few votes.
Register Geo. French is re-elected (Re
publican), by an uncontestable ma
jority. Herman Weibel, Democratic
county auditor, is tv elected by a big
majority. Messrs. -tf i.l and Goss are
two candidates nc isure of being in
the next legislature, for the Popocrats.
Fred. Pickles, Republican, will doubt
less be county surveyor. Attorney Snow
has doubtless can-led the county by
several hundred over Judge Gould, for
the district court, and his election in
the district is conceded. Gould's de
feat is due to his being on the ticket as
"non-partisan," when he was really the
choice of the Republicans.
The following wires have been receiv
ed today by Congressman Tawney, who
now places his district majority at near
"Your vote at Hokah, 149; Fitzpatrlck, 40.
Wilmington, 192; Fitzpatriek, 20. Spring
Grove village, 81; Fitzpatriek, 12; give Mc-
Kinley here 19, lowest majority. Republican
net gain over two years ago, 34. Congres
sional vote not counted. Estimate your ma
jority here not less than 20; county from 500
—George E. Potter, La Crescent.
The following was also named:
Eleven precincts in county give you a gain
of 560 over two years ago; your majority
will be over 2,000 In the county.
« — 'lively," Albert Lea.
This from Lake City: "Your majority, 262;
McKinley's majority, 264."
— J. C. Bartlett, Lake City.
Clough has probably barely carried
the county, while it groes for McKinley
by several hundred.
Special to the Globe.
WABASHA, Nov. 4.— Many precincts in this
county failed to report on state officers, but
from a careful estimate Wabasha county will
give 900 majority for McKinley, 250 for
Clough and 350 for Tawney. Snow, Democrat
for district judge, carries the county by over
1,200. The Republicans elect Munger repre
sentative, Kennedy judge of probate. Allison
auditor, McKenzie sheriff, Lang treasurer,
Danckwardt school superintendent, Spring
er county commissioner. Democrats elect
Milligan representative, McDonough register
and Schmidt and Lamprecht county commis
Special to the Glob%
WASECA, Nov. '4.T-Complete returns from
the county give MeKinley 1,862, Bryan 1 228
Clough 1,566, Lin* 1 498, "Tawney 1,847, Fitz
patriek 1,328. Returns from 16 out of the 17
precincts of the county show the following
county officers elected and their majorities:
Representative, John Wilkinson (Rep.) 662;
sheriff, George H. Goodspeed (Rep.) 878; aud
itor, A. J. Lohren (Rep.) 824: Judge of pro
bate, G. A. Wilson (Rep.) 957; county at
torney, P. McGoveru (Dem.) 218: clerk of
court, Henry Reynolds (Rep.) 586; county
superintendent, C. W. Wagner (Rep.) 929";
register of deeds. John Wollschlaeger (Dem.)
916; treasurer, William Roesler (Rep.) 484.
Special to th? Globe.
DODGE CENTER, Minn., Nov. 4.— Nearly
complete returns for Dodge county give Mc-
Kinley 1,891^-J3ryan 925, Palmer 6, Levering
29, Clough 1,501, Lind 918, Gibbs 982, Bowler
369, Tawney 1,842. FHzpatrick 931, S. T. Lit
tleton, Republican, Is electid to state legisla
ture. : ■
Special to the Globe. *
AUSTIN, Minn., Nov. 4— Mower county
complete, unofficial, gives McKinley 3,350,
Bryan 1.399, Palmer 36, Levering 79, Clough
2,969. Lind 1,620, Gibbs 3:081. Bowler 1,363;
for congress, .Tawney, Republican, 5,353, Fitz
patriek, Democrat, 1.392. The successful can
didates for the legislature are L. C. Scribner
and C. L. West, both Republicans.
Special to the Globe.
ROCHESTER, Nor'/ 4.— Olmstead county
complete will give McKinley 3.343, Bryan
1,818, Palmer 66. Levering 63, Clough 3,011,
Lind 2,122, Gibbs 2,60$ Bowler 1,628; for con
gress, Tawney. Republican, 3,194, Fitzpatriek,
Democrat. 1.873. The successful candidates
for the legislature are J. B. Kendall and
Joseph Underleak, returned.
Special to the Globe.
PRESTON, Nov. 4.— Filmore county com
plete gives McKinley 4,180, Bryan 1.943,
Palmer 350, Levering, 164, Clough 3,803, Lind
2,135, Gibbs 3,803, Bowler 2.135; for congress,
Tawney (Re»p.) 4,022, Fitzpatriek (Dem.) 1,890.
The successful candidate*g£or the legislature
are St. John, Leach and Henderson.
Special totha Globe. -
CALEDONIA, Novi 4.— Houston county
complete gives MeKinley 2,000, Bryan 1,065,
Palmer 17, Clough 1,861, Lind 1,198; congress,
Continued on Third Page.
THE RIVAL BO PEEPS.
VKHjH IT IS
HTE HAS RECEIVED 358 ELECTORAL
VOTES AND IS PRESIDENT
NATIONAL HONOR IS SAFE.
NO COMBINATION POSSIBLE BY
WHICH THE RESULT MAY BE
SENATOR PAYNE SIZES IT UP.
FROM HIS POINT OP VIEW THE
ELECTION IS ALL
CHAIRMAS JONES STILL OBDURATE,
He Declines to Admit That the Peo
ple Have Beaten the Boy Orator
CHICAGO, Nov. 4.— The returns from
the entire country, although incomplete
in some states, are of a nature to in
sure the election of McKinley. A suf
ficient number of states have declared
for the Republican party to make cer
tain, at least, of 258 votes hi the elec
toral college for its leader. The elector
al vote and popular majorities, or plu
ralities by states are shown in the fol
lowing table. ' ,
Electoral. Popular Elec- Pop-
Elec- Pop- toral.ular.
toral.ular. Alabama ...11 40,000
California ..9 6,000 Arkansas ...8 25,000
Connecticut .6 40,000 Colorado ...4 100,000
Delaware ... 3 2,600 Florida 4 15,000
Illinois 24 137,718 Georgia 13 35,000
Indiana 15 20,000 Idaho 3 10.000
lowa 13 62,399 Kansas 10 4,000
Maine 6 48,000 Kentucky ..13 1,500
Maryland ... 8 32,291 Louisiana .. 8 25,000
Massach'ts .15 125.000 Missouri 17 30,000
Michigan ...14 61,557 Mississippi .9 50,000
Minnesota .. 9 48,615 Montana ... 3 20,000
New Hamp.. 4 35,000 Nebraska .. 8 5,000
New Jersey. lo &5, 000 Nevada 3 7,000
New York. .36 259,879 N. Carolina. ll 10,000
N. Dakota.. 3 4,000 S. Carolina.. 9 30,000
Ohio 23 56,676 S. Dakota... 4 1,000
Oregon 4 3,242 Tennessee 1.12 25,000
Pennsyl'a ..32 295,550 Texas 15 7&.000
Rhode 151... 4 23,750 Utah 8 15,000
Vermont ...4 35, 000 Virginia ....12 20,000
W. Virginia. 6 13,000 Washington. 4 6.000
Wisconsin ..12 100,000 Wyoming ...3 1.000
Totals ...258 1,465.253 Totals ...189 545,500
The returns show some Interesting
features, and, in some respects, have
been a surprise to the leaders of both
political parties. The New England
states have, aa was expected, given
heavy pluralities for McKinley with
out exception. The Republican ticket
was successful in Massachusetts be
yond what was claimed for it by the
most enthusiastic prophet of Repub
lican success. New York and Pennsyl
vania vie with each other for the
largest plurality, and the figures at
hand do net indicate which one of
them has surpassed the other. Each
state hag given the Republican candi
date a plurality of between 275,000 and
280,000. To these states Illinois is a
good third in its plurality for the win
ning candidate. If the percentage of
gain over the presidential election of
1892, that has so far been shown, con
tinues to the end, it will give a plural
ity of not far from 175,000.
In the gubernatorial race, Altgeld
has been badly defeated, but is not
buried so deep, and is probably about
60,000 ahead of the Democratic national
ticket. There has been evidently a
large vote cast throughout the state
for McKinley and Altgeld. In Indiana,
if any of the rules for estimating the
vote of a state which previous to this
election held good, are still to be relied
upon, there is no justification for the
Democratic claims of having carried
the state. If the ratio of Republican
gain continues to the end of the count,
McKinley will have approximately 20,
--000 plurality in the state.
In lowa, as far as can be from
the returns at present, the Republican
plurality has been very large — not far
either way from 75,000. Ohio, whicn
has all along been claimed by Chair
man Jones as a state in which Bryan
would puah McKinley very close, has
PKTCE TWO CENTS-) AiS'SSSR
given the Republican candidate an
In Michigan the election has resulted
in a very heavy reduced vote for the
Republican ticket. The free silver
papers of Detroit concede the state to
McKinley by 25,000. The latest pre
vious vote in the state was in 1895
v-hen Moore, the Republican candi
date for justice of the supreme court,
had a plurality of 71,487 over McGratli,
b& Democratic rival.
West Virginia is confidently claim
ed by the Republicans and the chair
man of the Democratic state central
commit te this evening conceded the
state to McKinley.
Tennessee presents some of the in
teresting features of the campaign.
Patterson, the gold Democratic candi
date for congress in the city of Mem
phis is running neck and neck with his
opponent and the official count will bs
r.ecessary to decide between them. Tho
state at large is claimed by both par
ties and because of the length of the.
t'eket the returns are coming in sc-
Flowly that neither side seems enLirely
justified in claiming the electoral vote
with any confidence.
North Carolina is claimed by both
parties but as in Tennessee, the re
turns are very slow and no definite
conclusion is possible at present.
South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi,
Alabama and Louisiana are all for Bry
an by about the normal Democratic
majorities. The Virginia- electors will
without question be Bryan, but they
have been elected by a heavily reduced
Democratic vote. The Republicans
have abandoned all hope of Texas, and
the state Is conceded to Bryan. The fu
sion between the Populists and the Re
publicans in, the state did not prove a
Nebraska has gone for Bryan, not
withstanding the Republican claims,
but Kansas has as yet said practically
nothing. The returns show Demo
cratic gains in some districts, and these
are offset by Republican gains in other
parts of the state. Both parties claim
the state, but the few scattering re
turns that are in so far are of so in
definite a nature as to make any claims,
no matter by whom made, of a very un
certain character. Minnesota, which
was regarded as doubtful by both par
ties, has surprised everybody by the
size of its Republican plurality, and
McKinley will have approximately 30,
--000 to 40,000 more votes in the state
than Bryan. Gov. Clough, whose elec
tion was considered doubtful, is cer
tainly elected. The latest information
from the two Dakotas shows that North
Dakota is very sure for McKinley, and
the probability is that South Dakota
will be found in the same column, al
though the result is close. The Repub
licans claim Wyoming and Washing
ton, but the probabilities seem against
them in both states.
Oregon has gone for McKinley, and
Colorado, as was expected, has given
Bryan a heavy plurality, and Adams
has, without doubt, been elected gov
ernor. The interest in the election in
this state centered in the state tickets,
of which there were several, represent
ing a great variety of interests. Idaho,
Montana, Utah and Nevada have all
gone for Bryan by heavy majorities,
California has, on the strength of
the returns at hand undoubtedly gone
for McKinley, the city of San Fran
cisco showing a gain on 1892 of 6,947.
One-half of the outside precincts show
a Democratic gain of 41 votes, showing
that the Democratic reliance upon the
heavy support of the rural districts
was not entirely warranted.
Delaware, where the Republican par
ty has been rent in twain because of
the Addicks-Hlggins fight, has kept in
the Republican column. The vote for
the Republican electors in this state
has been unusually large, showing that
the factional dispute did not extend
in any great measure to the national
The vote of Maryland has shown an
interesting reversal from that of the
last presidential election. Cleveland
carried the state by a plurality of 21,.
130 and this year McKinley has a
plurality of slightly over 21,000 in the
city of Baltimore alone, and of about
29,000 in the state at large.
JOXE.S IS OBDURATE.
He Still Insists That Bryan Has Been
CHICAGO, Nov. 4.— Senator Jones is
sued the following statement tonight:
I have counted from the beginning as the
states upon which we relied for Mr. Bryan'3
election the Southern states with 156 votes and
the states west of the Missouri, with Gl votes
making a total of 217. I have hoped we would
carry Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota. I
believe that we have carried every Southern
state except Maryland, and that we have car
ried all of the Western states heretofore
counted on, which leaves us, not counting
Delaware, which I think we have carried, and
which I have not heretofore calculated on
209 votes. One vote we certainly have in
Delaware and probably three. But, counting
only one vote, which we have beyond doubt
It leaves necesssary to a choice fourteen votes!
Either Michigan or Indiana would give us
thoss fourteen votes. The reports received
by us from both these states are encourag
ing, and lead us to believe that while both
states are close, that we have the better
chance to win each and that we may possi
bly carry both.
There can be scarcely a doubt of our getting
Indiana. Under these circumstances it seems
to me that wo are entirely justified in claim
ing the election of Mr. Bryan, which I do.
And I believe that the temper of the people
is such that they will not allow their choice
to be defeated by tricks and fraud.
The statements made again and again in
the city papers tcrtay that I have given up
the contest and admitted that Mr. Bryan is
defeated indicate a deliberate purpose on tho
part of the parers, a3 well as tho Republi
can managers, to create false impressions In
the minds of the people and to lead them to
believe that McKinley'a election la accom
plished and acquiesced in.
I have not for a moment acquiesced in Mr.
McKinley's election and will not until there
is a material change from existing conditions.
As I believe, Indiana, and probably Michigan,
have voted for Mr. Bryan, and if either has,
he U elected. —James K. Jones.
VOTE IflTflE COUNTY
WAS AS STRONGLY REPUBLICAN AS
THAT INDICATED TIESDAV
WAS ALMOST A CLEAN SWEEP.
POPULAR JOHN WAGEXER CAME
OUT OF THE FIGHT WITH FLY
CHANCE FOR CORONER WHITCOMB.
Return* From All the Vtttin* Pre
cincts With Only Partial Figures
from 12 Voting Places.
Returns from Tuesday's election in
Ramsey county indicate that the Dem
ocrats of this county as well as of
the state and elsewhere in the country
were interested in the cause of sound
money sufflcintly to vote for the Re
publican candidate for president. In
deed, the pluralities in the case of o
majority of the candidates show that
the Democrats for the time were con
tent to vote for the candidates that
represented the best interests- of tht
country and thus rebuke those whe
bad espoused the cause of Bryan. la
no other way can the great totals given
the Republicans all along the line b°
accounted for. In the strongest Demo
cratic ward in the city— the Eighth
the Germans voted almost unani
mously for the Republican candidate
I In this as in other wards the German,
showed some partiality to their Demo
cratic candidates, but with lack of
favoritism they voted against two
third term candidates, one represent
ing each party, and both were defeat
The figures which follow are com
jlete returns from all but twelve pre
cincts of the county. In each precinc.
the correct vote of some candidate wa
known and with these as a basis a
fair estimate of the remainder of the
vote has been ascertained. Utmos;
'fairness and the highest possible dt
gree of accuracy has been used in the
compilation of the figures and th,.
results may be accepted as approxi
mately correct. In a single instance
the exact votes of several of the miss
ing precincts may result in the electioi.
of a candidate where the figure.
against him are small. Otherwise th<
missing precincts will not affect tht
result as here portrayed. The mis
sing precincts are Sixth of the Firs 1
ward; Seventh of the Fourth ward
Sfrcoivd of the Fourth ward (presid.en;
only); Fifth of the Fifth ward; Eight;
cf the Sixth ward (president only)
Thirteenth of the Sixth ward; Second
of the Seventh ward; Tenth of tht
Eighth ward; New Brighton; Whitt
Fear Village, and New Canada. Thes<
three latter election districts are likely
to have an important bearing on the
election of a coroner, in which the con
test is very close.
McKinley's plurality In the county
foots up 5,544 of which the First and
Seventh wards of the city gave hin
about one-half. The returns indicate
that Bryan carried one ward — tht-
Sixth. The Palmer vote was surpris
lngly small, but 386 ballots being cas:
for him. The fact that McKinley car
ried the Eighth and Ninth wards was
a surprise even to the Republicans,
and the early returns, which indicated
a plurality for the Democratic oandi
date in the Fifth ward, were displaced
by the figures that came in yesterday
showing that McKinley carried that
ward also, although the Democratic
county candidates did well in these
Gov. Clough ran far behind his tick
et in the county. Lind carried five
wards against him — the First, Fifth
Sixth, Eighth and Ninth. Clough':
vote is 2,043 less than McKinley's am'
but 2,145 more than Land's. Lind';
strength over Bryan was not a sur
prise and it would not have been &
great surprise if he had given Clough a
closer rub for the county. In th>
Scandinavian and labor wards Line
was strongest, but it was due to the
Scandinavians that he came so clos
to the vote of Gov. Clough.
For lieutenant governor Gibbs rai
far ahead of Bowler, who polled evei
less votes than his Democratic running
Albert Berg lead the ticket for secre
tary of state, running ahead of Mc-
Kinley in every voting precinct in city
arid county. The same relative number
of votes were cast for Koerner, oi.
the Republican ticket, and McKinnor
nominated for treasurer by the Demo
crata, as for the head of the ticket.
Koemer's majority exceeding 5,00(
Gen. Childf ran far ahead of Keyc
for attorney general with a majority
of nearly 6,000.
The Democratic county ticket wen:
the way of all good things when ;
cyclone invades the community. Th
most conservative estimates and th
utmost confidence on the part of th -
campaign managers were of no avai"
In spite of a most desperate contest, al
ter a campaign of careful and vigor
ous work, the Democrats were defeated
In some instance the candidates wer
so near the goal of their hopes tha ;.
it was heart breaking to sustain defeat
The general result showed that the peo
pie were voting- independent of part;,
to an extent never before dreamed c
in this partisan stronghold. The ma:,
who six weeks ago was deemed th
strongest man on the Republican tlcke i
was the only candidate defeated. Th'
successful Democrat polled nearly 3,00 ■
votes more than his Republican oppon
ent. In spite of the tremendous Re
publican majority which two wards o
the city rolled up against the Demo
crats, the latter were very near at th
finish. The one issue of the nation
campaign was largely lost sight of ii
the local fight, and but for the soun*
money issue the Democrats would prob
ably have, elected every candidate am
once more established the fact thai
Ramsey it normally good for at leas
2,000 Democratic majority.
The most exciting event of the loca.