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WATERBURY EVENING. DEMOCRAT, FRIDAY, NOVEtfBER 9, 1900.
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NATTGATUCE NEWS
- JTo-morrow's ' Football
Game Post-
.-. poned foe One VVeefc.
fr There will be no football here Sat
orday, as the strong fifth ward team
T of Bridgeport, which was to play here
have asked the local management to
"' postpone the game until one week from
' Saturday, which will be November 17.
A number of the team will go to New
Haven to see the game between the
, Carlisle Indians and the Yale team
. Saturday.
The Rubber avenue school has been
closed until such a time as the health
; authorities of the town deem it advis
able to open it -up again. A great
. many children on the east side who at
tended that school have been sick with
scarlet fever and It was claimed by
. the people that it was from the school
it was coming so the authorities de
cided to close it for a time.
A crowd of Beacon Falls people
' came up to attend the church party
of the Young People's society at the
parish house last evening. They came
up in a 'bus and made a great deal of
" noise for so small a party.
Miss Margaret O'Hara of Derby
spent yesterday with friends in town.
There will be a rehearsal of the cast
of "For Honor's Sake" to-night at 7:30
sharp.
' Attorney William Kennedy has gone
to New York for a few days on busi
. ness.
There will be a special meeting of
Court Goodyear, F. of A., to-night,
to take action on the death of Patrick
Walsh. All members are requested to
be at the hall at 8 o'clock sharp.
The Haymakers' band created quite
n little amusement for the people
around Odd Fellows block last night
by screeching out their tunes.
Contractor J. II. Doolittle of New
Haven has a gang of Italian laborers
" cutting away the grade on ttie pro
nosed new street line on Hillside ave
inie. He exneets to cart away from
tiie bank wich he is cutting abou 17,
000 yards of dirt. This is quite a ile
to carry before winter sets in.
Patrick Walsh, aged 30 years, died
last night at 0:30 o'clock at his home
on Aetna street, from dropsy. lie
spent some time trying for a cure in
the New Haven hospital, but it did him
no good. He leaves a wife and three
children, also a brother, Fred Walsh,
the insurance agent.
Martin Mulahey, the young man
who was taken to the Waterbury hos
pital suffering from typhoid fever, is
getting along very nicely.
The streets around town are in a
very muddy shape after the rain, espe
cially the gutters. The crosswalks
also "need a little cleaning.
The funeral of the infant daughter
of Charles Beeley of South Main street
took place this afternoon.
Superintendent of Schools Eaton is
In Boston attending the convention of
school superintendents of New Eng
land. There will be a flower sociable to
night at Odd Fellows hall, given by
the Columbian lodge, D. of R.
Miss Alma Lloyd and George Kay
of Waterbury were married Wednes
day night at the Methodist parsonage.
The young couple enter married life
with the best wishes of a large num
ber of friends.
Two children of Charles Razquin
are ill with sarclet feejr. .-
There was no session of the borough
court tnis morning.
VAN WYCK'S ANSWER.
Kevr York's Mayor Confesses to Ilia
Connection With the lee Trust.
NEW YORK, Nov. 9. The answer of
Mayor Van Wyck to the ice trust
charges, just made public, may be sum
marised as follows:
The mayor confesses that on April 11,
1S99, he bought from C. W. Morse, presi
dent of the ice trust, 5,000 shares of the
stock of the American Ice company.
Confesses that he agreed to pay $250,
000 for the same.
Confesses that he gave three promis
sory notes to Mr. Morse for the stock
one for $50,000 and two for $75,000 each,
the notes being later transferred to the
Garfield National bank.
Confesses that his attention was called
to the fact that the ice trust had con
tracts with the city.
Confesses that he then began to dis
pose of his stock and finally disposed of
all his shares on June 28, 1900, 14 months
after he purchased it.
Declares that he did not know that
the American Ice company had contracts
with the city, although he has a con
trolling interest in the affairs of the city.
Declares that his holdings of stock in
the American- Ice company cannot be
turned into a crime because of the act
of -other persons.
Declares that if he has violated the law
relating to officials of the city govern
ment holding interest in corporations
whose affairs are affected by their official
acts the late Mayor Strong, ex-Mayor
Grace, Mayor McGuire of Syracuse and
Comptroller Bird S. Coler of this city
were and are guilty of the same offense.
Declares that the dock privileges held
bv the American" Ice company were
granted before he took office.- '--
'ipnmzatinsi of the trust embracing all toe
ce companies of New York city.
Declares he did not know of the or
ganization of the monopoly to control the
output of ice and to raise prices.
Declares he did not know of the grant
of additional dock privileges to the Amer
ican Ice company.
- Confesses, that he paid a "social visit'1
to the properties of the American Ice
company in Maine with the president of
the trust. ; : -
Declares he -did -not accepf-any stock
of the American Ice company as a gift. .
. Declares he did not know of the propos-
ed- advance ,in. the-price of jce. until he
read of it in the newspapers. J.
Declares, finally, that the governor has
no' jurisdiction to . entertain charges
against inn-.. .
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. . Important rlnst In China.'
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. 9. Learn
ed men of this city, are planning a scien
tific, expedition to examine the immense
number of manuscripts at Mukden dis
covered by Russian troops, among them
being ancient Greek and Roman doeu
ments, supposedly taken by the Mongo
lians on their retreat from the Occident.
The . documents are believed to . be of
great historical value.
PUI Ballwnr Hiwar. V
CHARLESTON, Nov. 9. Ther was
a fatal railway accident yesterday on the
Seaboard Air line between Cher aw and
'Columbia about 30 miles from Cher aw
A car broke loose and. ran Into ja.. hand
car. killing .the section master, a man
tamed Boyd,- and wo,rniiWy ihaods.
The Kind You Haw klran Brcgfr
fanlk A
WATERTOWH ' JOTTINGS '
Road Badly Washed Out Last Night
I ' ,By the-Bain. f,'
. The rain last night filled up the
-rivers and wells about here "consid
erably. The reservoir, . although very
low; was helped some. Damage was
also done by the rain. Near the Hem
inway & Bartlett silk factory the road
was washed badly, but not more than
usual. This is a piece of road that
ought to be repaired by the select
men, as there is a miniature flood there
each time it rains.
S. K. Montgomery and wife, a for
mer resident of Watertown and now
a resident of Bristol, is visiting friends
in town for a few days.
David Thompson and wife of New
Haven are visiting at the residence of
Mrs L. B. Warren.
Charles' Missell and another gentle
man have-purchassd the Slades pond
in Oakville and will build icehouses
about the shores thereof, and intend
to go into the ice business the com
ing winter both wholesale and retail.
Henry Davis of Dululli. who came
hers to' vote, returned to his home on
Wednesday last.
Charles W. Atwood will In the near
future erect a block upon his land near
the depot, and it is rumored that the
lower floor will be occupied by a new
grocery firm.
On Thursday evening, November 10.
an entertainment will be given in the
Methodist church. Miss Mabel Ford
of Woodburv and Miss Grace Cross of
Naugatuck will assist at the entertain
ment. James Woolson and Dr Loveland
are attending the automobile show in.
New York city. It is rumored that
several others from this town will at
tend during the week.
The Murphy family, who moved
from Pennsylvania to Watertown a
short time ago. returned to Pennsyl-
ania. where Mrs .uurpny is uau8-
ously ill.
Tbe Hercules Athletic club was de
feated yesterday by a scrub team or
school boys by the score of 10 to 11.
A man considerably under the influ
ence of. liquor was found lying across
the road in Westuury parii mst ui.ul.
The man when assisted to his teet reu
back again, unable to hold Uimseir.
The man in ail probability remamtu
there all night.
Michael Hanning is able, to walk
around town each day. Mr Hanning
had quite an attack of typhoid fever.
The Taft football team leave to
morrow morning ror louguneciiaii;,
where they will play the l'iveriew
academy team.
John Tavlor is making many im
provements about his stock farm on
No'. .-- Scotia hill.
The W. A. C. realized quite a neat
sum from their recent dance and en
tertainment in the town hall.
Next vear's graduation class at the
center school promises to be nearly as
large as the last year's class. A new
organ has been donated to the sixth
room, and-the instrument is being put
to good use. -Miss -.reio-ir is me- icatu-
er in this room. lsitors are welcome
at all times.
Buchanan, Mich., May 22.
Genesee Pure Food Co., Le Roy, N. Y.:
Gentlemen: My mamma nas Dcen
irreat coffee drinker and has found it
erv iniurious. Havins used several
packages of your GRAIN-O, the drink
that takes the place of coffee, she
finds it much better for herself ana ror
us children to drink. She has given
up coffee drinking entirely. We use a
package of , Grain-O every week. I
am ten years oiu.
Yours respectfully,
FANNY WILLIAMS.
ALL ONE WAY.
Porto Rico FederKla Abstained From
Votlnc.
SAN JUAN, Poito .uico, Nov. 9 The
official returns of Tuesday's election arc
nearly all at hand from the various porta
of the island. They " show, as was an
ticipated and forecasted, the election bj
the Republicans of the entire house ol
delegates and of Senor Federico Degetau
as cemmissioner to congress.
Only 151 Federals went to the polls,
the total Republican vote being about
58,000.
The only disturbance thus far report-!
occurred Wednesday evening, when sow
20 Republicans of San Juan who were
celebrating the victory visited Rio Pie
dras. a Federal town. They were met
on the outskirts by the Federals, with
the mayor and police. Shots were ex
changed, and one person was killed and
two wouudotl. There was some rioting
in' the town throughout the night.
Police re-enforcements were sent there
last evening to prevent a threatened re
newal of the disorders.
A GORGEOUSLY BOUND .,
Work of art has just been Issued at an
outlay of over, $100,000. for which the
publishers desire a manager in this
county, also a good solicitor; good pay
to the right party. Nearly 100 full
page engravings, sumptuous paper, il
luminated covers and bindings; over
200 golden lillies in the Morocco bind
ings; nearly 50 golden roses in the
cloth bindings. "Sell at sight; presses
running day and night so great is the
sale. Chlrstian men and women mak
ing fortunes taking orders. Rapid
promotions. .; One Chrfstian woman
made clear $500. in four weeks taking
orders among . her church acquaint
ances and friends. Write us. It may
lead to a permanent position to man
age our business and look after our
large correspondence which you cau
attend to right at your home. .Address
J. A. Knight, secretary, Corcoran
building opposite United States treas
ury, Washington, D. C.
- Paper Manatatttrr Knrnec!. .
" GOUVERNEUR, N. T., Nov. 9. Fire
almost entirely destroyed the plant of the
Island Paper company at Carthage, Jef
ferson county. The fire was first discov
ered about 5 o'clock in the morning and
was successfully, fought and was believ
ed to have been extinguished,, but broke
out acain at 7 o clock and burned rapid
lv. the emolovees 'escaping with great
difficulty. The ioss is $250,000, with an
insurance of $120,000. Thirty tons of
manlla per day were being made.- One
hundred hands are thrown out of employ
ment." ' " ; -
" Germany 'a War Pinna.
BERLIN, .Not." '9.-It -has leakediOUt
that .the forthcoming imperial budget 'will
provide for.twa fievr pioneer.. battalions
of three companies .each for each army
corps. K It - will ,abo provid 3.600,000
marks for building a war. harbor at Dant-
xic. At Kiel large anchorage and har
bor for warskips will . be .buiit together
with a harbor for torjKdo boats, capable
o -holdma J5G0 of the largest; At VV il
helmshaven two immense drydocks will
HAVE TO WORK HARD
i-
American Soldiers Who Do Garrison
Duty in Philippines. I u, '-.
r i
Pen Picture of Cavlte Vlejo, tae Old
eat Town In' the Island Group
Former Home of Eimilio ,
Affulnaldo.
Special Philippine Letter.
THE town we are in is called Ca
vite Viejo, meaning Old Cavite,
and it is said by the natives to
be the oldest town in the entire Phil
ippine group, not excepting Manila or
New Cavite. It has a population of
about 8,000 inhabitants, and is situated
on an arm of Manila bay, about 20
miles from Manila. On a. clear day
the latter ean be plainly seen with the
aid of field glasses.
The two tilings of most importance in
this' tow a are the old ruined church
and the house that was at one time
owned and occupied by Aguinaldo, the
rebel chieftain. The church, which is
reported to be over 300 years old, is
in very bad condition, owing to the
bombarding of the Spanish gunboats in
1S86. The picture gives a fair view of
the church and the convent in its pres
ent state.
The convent is also in bad condition,
and cannot be used for any purpose
whatever, but the front part of the
church is still used for religious serv
ices. Large holes can be seen inside
where cannon balls went through the
three-foot tone walls.
The church, like the rest of the Phil
ippine churches, is not supplied with
seats or benches like those in the
"States," but instead has a stone floor
on which the worshipers kneel, or
squat down on their heels. The serv
ices are somewhat similar to the Cath
olic services in the churches of the
United States, but instead of an organ
they have a brass band.
The natives as a rule "are very re
ligious and say their prayers four or
five times a day, in fact every time
the church bells ring-. No matter what
work they are at or how interesting1
the subject they are discussing when
the bells ring they stop instantly and
say their prayers. One peculiar thing
about the hombres (men) is that as
soon as the church services are over
THE OLD CHURCH AND CONVENT AT CAVITE VIEJO.
they go directly to the cock pit and
for several hours enjoy themselves at
thir favorite sport, cock fighting.
Along the shore for a distance of
about 4-00 yards near the church are
large earthworks or trenches, the work
being done at the time the place was
bombarded in 1S6.
Another picture gives a view of the
large 12-foot cannon in the churcJhjard,
mounted on a mahogany carriage. 'It is
trained on New Cavite, three miles
across the bay, but the writer has never
heard of its ever having done any dam
age there. The cracks in the gun can
be plainly seen, where our troops tried
to explode it with gun.otton.
CANNON IN CHURCHYARD.
The third illustration is Aguinaldo's
house, which is quite a mansion com
pared with the other native houses. It
is about 25 years old, but is still m ex
cellent condition considering the
rough usage it has naa since company
M took possession of it, over six months
ago.
The glass windows seen in the pic
ture can be opened up, leaving almost
three sides of the front room open to
the fresh sea breezes. On the inside of
this room the ceiling is supported by
large,- carved mahogany posts , finely
varnished. The floor, also of mahog
any, was at one time polished, but this
was soon worn on by the soldiers rough
brogans. , ' ' ' .
On the ceiling of this room is one of
the finest large oil paintings that the
writer has ever seen. . It is called "Fili
pino liberated." The picture is of oval
shape' and measures 15 by 30 feet, being
J s . 1 i 9 . . . ,
done ill bcicim wiun. ( -
It represents a ' Filipino . senoriti
in full native dress sitting on ' stone
steps by the sea shore looking out pver
the water. In the distance can be seen
the rising sun coming over the' moun
tains with the sunbeams glistening on
Makes t.s food more
royu. awiNa
r
the waves. With' her right hand the
senorita holds aloft the tricolored Fil
ipino fiagy while at her feet lies the
Spanish flag with the polo broken in
two places. ' -To the left of the flag lies
two broken handcuffs and a ball and
chain which," tsi all appearances, she
had just cast off. .The features of the
senorita are of the oriental type, and
are said to be a likeness to Aguinaldo's
sister. It is certainly evident that the
picture was painted before the Amer
ican ocoupancy of the islands, because
if it hadn't been there would have been
another flag there.
Altogether there are four rooms in
this part of the house, the others being
used at one time for a sitting-room,
dining-room and a kitchen, all having
the walls and. ceilings painted with
fancy designs, such as native fruits,
flowers, birds and butterflies.
The east wing of the building (not
iftM
ll r v i ,.
AGUINALDO'S FORMER HOME.
shown in the picture) is at present oc
cupied by the officers, the hospital, the
orderly-room and the commissary of
fice. To have an idea of the size of the
building- one must remember that there
are 90 men quartered in the first half.
The company had some heavy fatigue
duty fixing up the lower part of the
house. They put a tile floor in it and
had two native prisoners make seven
large bamboo dining tables with seats.
Then they built d large bake oven in an
outhouse and put stone walks all over
the grounds. A large cistern furnishes
rain water for all purposes. A nipa
shack in the back yard was repaired
and cleaned up and is now a fisst-class
canteen.
The lower part of the quarters is
now used as the guard-house, dining
room and company shoe and barber
shop.
The company barber, while on a visit
to Manila a short time ago, invested Tn
an Edison graphophone, and every
evening the company has a vocal and
musical concert with the latest songs
and music from the states. The read
ers may be assured that the entertain
ment is greatly appreciated by the sol
diers who have been "on the line,"
away from civilization for over 18
months.
The duties of the company are con
siderably harder than they were in
the States. They do a guard every
third day and have to drill two hours
a day when off duty. Every night a
detail of 12 men patrols the outskirts
of the town for a few hours.
It is rumored that in a short time
there will be a native police force in
town, which, of course, will make the
soldier s duty fnuch lighter.
On August 2G the long-looked-for
flag-raising" took place at the presi
dent's house. Althoueii it was rainin?
tliere were about 200 natives present
At ten o clock sharp Capt. MeQuiston
then in command of company M, pulled
the rope which unfurled the flag,- the
native band played "The Star Spanq-led
Banner" and all present took off their
hats.
The captain then made a short
speech, which the presidente interpret
ed in I agalo. An hour afterward, when
the rain had ceased, the band sere
naded the company, and played, l piece
of music that the bandmaster h ,d com
posed himself and named the Fourth
Infantry march." a. A. LORBER.
(The above article was written by a
member of company M, Fpirth regu
lar infantry, and gives a pleasing pic
ture of garrison duty in the Philippine
islands. Mr. Lorber s communication
is . interesting not only in itself, but
it iia also an e&quent commentary on
the intelligence of American soldiers
who, it seems, c:fn write as well as
flght.)
A .- .Cettlng; Ready for' V,'sr.
It is reported that the Siamese gov
ernment is in the market for 20,000
rifles' and 10,000,000 cartridges. Bids
for the construction of a plant for
the manufacture of ammunition in
that country ard also invited.
' - Daali Popular la Italy. .
Durinff the last year 2,400 duels have
beep1 fought in, Italy and 480 deaths
have . resulted. - Most of these coai
bats were between army officers and
based on the most trivial pretexts.
delicious and wholesome
pcwoer oo., mew took.
wPEEl
FIGHT MUST GO ON.
Mr. Bryan Surprised, but Un
; dismayed by Defeat ; ?
PRAISE FOR CAMPAIGN . LEADERS.
Vanowlehed Candidate Give Some
.Reaaone "Why Ula Party Failed.
Contcat. Between Plutocracy
and Uemocrucy to Continue.
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 9. William J.
Bryan has given out the following state
ment concerning the election:
"The result was a surprise to me) and
the magnitude of the Republican victory
was a surprise to our opponents, as well
as te those who veted our ticket. It is
possible to analyze the returns until
they are more ceuiglcte, but speaking
generally we (eew to hare gained lu the
arge cities and te have loat m the small
er citiei and in tke cotiatry.
"The Republican were able te secure
tickets er passes for all their voters wbe
were away front home, and this gave
them considerable advantage. We have
no way ef knowing at thia time how
luuch money was aawat lu the purchase
of votes and in ewlouiaatiou. But while
these would account for some of the Re
publican gains, they could not account
for the widespread increase in the Re
publican vote. The prosperity argument
was probably the most potent one useu
by the Republicans. They compared pres
ent conditions with the panic times of
1&)3 to la-UU. and this argument had
weight with those who did not stop to
consider the reasons for the change. The
appeal to 'stand by the president while
the war is on' had a great deal of influ
ence among those who did not realize
that a war against a doctrine of self gov
ernment in the Philippines must react
upon us in this country. e made au
honest light upon an honest platform, and
having done our duty as we saw it we
have nothing to regret.
"y e are dafeated, but not discouraged.
The fight must go oa.. I am sure that Re
publican policies will be repudiated by
the people when the tendency of these
policies is fully understood. The contest
between plutocracy and democracy can
not end until one or the other is com
pletely triumphant.'
Concerning himself Mr. Lryan said:
"I have come out of the campaign with
perfect health, and a clear conscience. I
did my most to bring success to the prin
ciples for which I stood. Mr. Stevenson
did all that he could. Senator Jones itnd
the members of the Democratic, Populist,
Silver Republican and auti-iniperialist
committee did all they could. Mr.
Hearst sad his antedates in the club er-
gamzatiea put forth their best eaorts.
Our newspapers, our campaign speeches
and our local organizations all did their
part. I have no fault te Sod and no re
proaches. I shall continue te take an
active interest ia politics as long as I
live. I believe it te he the duty of citi
zens to do so, and iu addition te my in
terest as .a citizen I feel that it will re
quire a lifetime of work to repay the po
litical friends who bare done so much for
me. I shall not be a senatorial candi
date before the legislature which has
been elected. Senator Allen deserves the
senatorship which goes to the Populists.
Mr. Hitchcock and Mr. W. H. Thomp
son are avowed candidates for the sen
atorship. They both deserve well of the
party, and I am too Ki'ateful to them for
past support to stand in their way even
if I desired a seat in the senate."
Mr. Bryan said he had no other plans
at present than to remain at home until
he had recovered from the fatigue of
campaigning. He denied the report that
he would remove from Nebraska and
make Texas his home.
NEBRASKA CLOSE.
A Small Majority For Molvlnley.
Poynter Probably Itc-electcu.
OMAHA, Nov. W. Complete returns
from two-thirds of the counties in Ne
braska and scattering returns from the
balance sBow McKinley has carried Ne
braska by a plurality of at least 2.000.
An equal number of returns on the state
ticket indicate that Nebraska has re
elected Governor Poynter and the entire
state ticket by pluralities ranging from
500 to 1,800 ovor the Republicans, the
governor being high man.
If the balance ef the state skill skew
tbe same percentage ef gain and loss
Poyntar's electiep is certaia. and tke
counties to be heard from being mostly
in the western part of the state, it is fair
to presume that this is the case.
The legislature will likely be decided
by Douglas county, ia which it will take
the official count to determine the vote.
The World-Herald, Democrat, claims the
lieutenant governor will cast the deciding
vote in the upper kouse and that the low
er house ii evenly divided, with two
places in doubt.
The Republican state committee, which
Wednesday night gave out the claim that
Dietrich and the Republican stte ticket
had won from 5,000 to 7,000 majority,
has scaled down "close to the danger
line" and claimed the election of the state
ticket by from 1,000 to 2,000.
In Douglas county the count is close,
and charges of fraud are made y the
Democrats. The Republicans claim to
have electud one out of three senators
and six out of nine representatives, while
the Democrats claim two senators and
all the representatives.
Governor Hooseveit icrsaadcu,
NEW YORK, Nov. Four or five
hundred neighbors and friends of Gov
ernor Roosevelt serenaded him at Oyster
Bay last night. The villagers marched
to the governor's residence escorted by
200 mounted nita, and in the procession
were 50 wagons decorated with bunting.
Arrived at the house, the governor spoke
briefly, thanking them for the demonstra
tion and spoke of local matters, in which
he takes much interest. He said he be-lieved'the-
election of McKinley made it
certain there Would be four years of great
prosperity to . the country and believed
the country was entering upon a golden
era that v-ould eclipse any period iu its
history. Dangerous fallacies- had been
laid at rest by the emphatic vote of the
people. and that which four years ago was
only stunned; had n$w been buried.
MeKlnler'i (iaia 11 rupuiir vote.
NEW YORK, Nov. . Comparison 1
the -results in -all the states with the plu
ralities of. lS'JG shows a heavy falling oil
for Bryan in many of the- states which he
carried the last time. In only two of
them,, Florida and Georgia, did he make
gains, - while four, Kansas, Nebraska,
South Dakota and' Washington, which he
carried' in 18S8, went this year for-McKinley.
McKinley's gain in plurality
over his-plurality of 18U6 is over 200,000.
-r:r:',-. Mart - Daketa. . ' , '.'?.:-
FARGO, N- D., Nov. Nearly corn,
plete returns have- so far changed - the
situation that all counties are now said
to be Republican. v The lowest majority
in any is said to be 23,-,. Individual fig
ures have been lost sight of in the grand
majoifty, which is now 12,377, nearly
one-fourth the total vote and an increase
of 137 per cent in the McKinley majori
ty of four years ago. ,. g - f ,
y--... - L . I.
j J KENTUCKY;
Democrat and Republicans
Both
Claim tiie. State,
LOUISVILLE, Nov. 9. With returns
from all but SO out of l,sS3 precincts iu
Kentucky The Cenrler-Journal puts Bry
an's majority at t,000 and Beckham's at
5,000. The missing Vrecincts have been
taken into account in this result, i The
Republicans bow cluim that' majorities
will, be shewn for McKinley and Yerkes
when the returning board canvasses the
vote at Frankfort, which it will do three
weeks from election day. The returning
board is Democratic, and the legislature
is alse Democratic. Bx-Goveruor James
. McCieary, who managed the Demo
cratic cainpaiga, has closed the head
quarters and will return to his home in
Kichmoad. 'He said last night that he
had heard from tke campaign chairman in
every county ia the state and that, allow
ing all the Republican claims in the
Kleveeth district, he placed the majority
off Bryaa aa Beckham respectively at
8,000 ana 5,W.
Chairaaaa Cembs ef the Republican
state eampaign committee is quoted as
foilews:
"While we have aot the figures thor
ucblv cempiled yet we are certain that
Mr. Teike carried Kentucky by a smal
though safe majority.
"Tke result is very close. I think thai
it will probably require the official coum
to determine how the state goes. Whei
I left headquarters, Yerkes bad a smal
plurality, with 17 counties still to bi
heard from. I am informed that ovci
3.000 baiiots were not counted by Goebc
election oliicials throughout the state or
account of trivial techuicalities."
The Louisville Commercial, Republic
an, says the election is very close. I;
will not concede the defeat of Yerkes
and the McKinley electors and says tha!
the official count only can determine tilt
result.
Cr-lebratlea at uaeli'a Heme.
aEvVBUKG, N. Y., Nov. 9. A greai
demonstration was held here last night
the home of Governor Elect Odc'.l, ia
honor of the Republican victory general
ly and of Mr. Odull's success particular
ly. First there was a parade of the Re
publican clubs of Nawburg and vicinity,
the column being reviewed by Mr. Odell
at his home. Nearly the entire populace
turned out, the stretts were tilled witt
cheering crowds, and the city blazed with
light. After the parade a g.eat crowd
gathered iu front of Mr. Odell's home.
The governor elect received an ovation
when introduced by Major W. II. Wes
ton, j
Maltlnley's Heme Vcte.
CANTON. O., Not. 0. Semiofficial fig
ure of Stark county show that Presi
dent McKinley gained nearly 2,000 over
his plurality of S00 in S'S9G and runs 700
ahead of the state ticket in his home
county.
Tbe Ci-oaae Mllllas.
SYRACUSE, Nev. . Tke will of the
late millionaire, Jacob Crouse. just made
public, disposes of property stated in the
petition for probate to amount 'to $500.
0U0 realty and SI. 000,000 personal, but
which is considefed to aggregate be
tween $2,000,000 and $3,000,000. Syra
cuse university is given $10,000 and the
Presbyterian Home missions $2,000. Six
teen thousand dollars is divided among
local charitable institutions as follows.
Onondaga Orphan asylum, $3,000; Home
association, $2,000; St. Joseph's hospital,
$2,000; Y. M. C. A., $3,000; St. Vin
cent's Orphan asylum, $1,000: Plymouth
church. $2,000; Hospital of Good Shep
herd, $2X00; Shelter, $1,000. The es
tate goes principally to the widow and
the two children, Charles Nabie Crouse
and Charlotte Crouse Klock.
Trelley Strike at Penaaccla, Fla.
PENSACOLA, Fla., Nov. 9. No elec
tric cars have been run on any of the
lines here since 11 o'clock yesterday
morning, the motormen and conductors
having gone out on a strike. Some time
ago on the statement of physicians that
tbe long hours of standing wove injurious
to the health of motormen. the company
permitted them to use stools. The new
rules prohibit the use of these stools. The
men demanded their stools back, but the
company refused to grant the demand.
The strikers are supported by district as
sembly, Knights of Labor, and they have
applied to all labor unions not to patron
ize the cars should the company attempt
to run them with nonunion wen.
TVy Area ta Came Bevrn.
NEW YORK, N.v. . Mayor Van
Wyck has requested the board of alder
men to consider tho resolution directing
the department of building., lighting and
aupp! its to tear down the Dewey arch.
The resolution was recently adopted by
the council. It was unanimously adopted
by the aldermea. The resolution will re
ceive the signature of Mayor Van Wyck,
and thea the work of tearing down the
arch will be begun.
Miss Laenle Pleaas Guilty.
HLMIRA. N. Y., Nov. tt. Miss Cath
arine Loonie, the accomplished Elinira
young woman who was arrested in April
last on the charge of offering for record
forced deeds, knowing them to be for
geries, pleaded guilty in the county court
nud will be sentenced tomorrow morn
ing. The musimum sentence is seven
years in prison and a fine of $1,000.
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BOER CHIEF INJURED.
General De Wet Wounded at Rensbvirjr
Drift.
PRETORIA, Nov. 0. General .-De
Wet has been wounded in the leg in a
light with the troops of General Knox at
Kcnsburg drift. According to native re
ports, the Boer commander narrowly -escaped
capture. . .i . ;
Surrendered burshcrs assert that Mr.
Steyn. after a council of war with Gen- ,
eral Botha and General Dolarey, ad
dressed the burghers with great pass'ou,
ursring them to continue the war. !
He told them he was poing south and -hoped
to return with 0,000 men, assuring
.them that he knew that Germany had
delivered an ultimatum to Great Brltaia
demanding the retrocession of the re
public. - ;.
Lord Reberta Justified
LONDON, Nov. 9 The Times this
morning gives prominence to a two cui- -unin
letter from Mr. Leonard Codrtney,
who represented the Rodmin division of
Cornwall in the late parliament, protest
ing against the burning of tho farms of.
the burghers and other harsh measures
adopted against the Eoers. Iieferrins '
editorially to Mr. Courtney's argument.
The Times justices the measures taken
by Lord Roberts as necessary arid as; "no
worse than the means employed by other
European nations in similar circum
stances." Cause of lln Brown's Snielde.
NEW YORK, Nov. 0. The mystery
surrounding the suicide of Miss Rachel
Brown, who for ninny years had been
employed by the Western Union Tele-
graph company and was until lately
manager of the olMee at Nyack, was
cleared when her ph jsiciaus gave out the
statement tiit for several months she
had been a victim of "telegrapher's
cramp," or neuritis. This brought on
acute melancholia, and it was while the
young woman was in a lit of desponden
cy that she decided to take her life
Vote of CobS4cu Far Rocsscarjr
PARIS, Nov. 9. At the close of a lon
session yesterday, culminating in sevc ali
exciting divisions, the chamber of depu
ties adopted a resolution of confidence ia
the Waldeck-Rousseau government by
S2U votes against 222. The chamber
had previously adopted a lesolution ex-,
pressing regret that the government had'1
surrendered to Belgium Sipido, the as
sailant of the Prince of Wales.
Sitkrcak of smallpox.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 8. The Indiari
bureau has received a telegram from the
Shoshone agency, in Wyoming, announe--
jug that smallpox has broken out at
Lander, near the Indian reservation. Vac
cine virus for 1.700 persons, which tho
agent asks to have dispatched him imme
diately, has been forwarded.
Rellinar Mills to Start ITp.
PI QUA, O., Nev. 9. The Piqua rollinat,
mill, owned by the American Sheet Srt?ej
company, will resume operations next!
Monday. Two hundred men will be giv-j
cn employment after an idleness of thretfi
months. .
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