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:1k Jfew York State ConrenHcn Opens at Saratoga With the Tammany Mascot on Hand. CoitesH Ihrwaptly file# by Yewlwei from Twenty-Four Districts of New York City. Rale# and Resolutions Adopted First Day and the Situation Dlwmssei. tb« SAB&TOQA, Sept. 16.—The streets of Saratoga were ttoisy all through the early forenoon hours. There was room In the hotels for all of the crowd of strangers who had come to the conten tion, but several hundred of them pre ferred to hold a jubilee in the hotel eor ridor3 and in the streets. When morn ing came the delegates and their friends began to turn out and at 9 o'clock the brass bands opened up their campaign •f noise. The decora!io«s of the convention haH were simple but effective, consisting of bunting, flags and mottoes. The dele gates l»egan to arrive at 11 o'clock. A conspicuous figure on the platform vrtw The Three-Foot Mascot of Tammany Hal! in the full co:-tume of an Indian brave, carrying a small flag. There were n number of ladies on the platform. The delegates, as they took their seats, found spread out before them a big circular settiag forth the claims of Alfred V, Chapin to the nomination of governor. On the second page was a fine photo engraving of Mr. Chapin. At 11:45 the Erie county Stieeliun del egation entered the hall headed by a brass band and earring a banuif with Sheehan's picture. Tl)ere was SOUM cheering, but the enthusiasm was not marked. Robert Oppenheim, of the Troy Central lal»or council, was an early visitor to the convention hall with a resolution which he wished, to have adopted by the committee on platform favoring "such a revision of the present obnoxious prison as will prevent convict labor being brought into competition wftfa honest men and women." Convention Called to Order. At-noon Chairman Murphy, of the state central committee, appeared and was greeted with applause. Two min utes later he called the (ton vent ion to order. Hon. George Raines, of Roches ter. was chosen temporary chairman. He th inl:el it for the honor con ferred upon him, and spoke at some length, congratulating the democracy of the state on the bright prospects before it. and dwelling upon the fact that it was free from bopnism and Plattism, When Mr. Raines had concluded his speech the roll was called and notices of contest* were filed. Mr. Voorhees pre sented notice of cutest in twenty-four New York district^ IXuienuml lteohitlm Adopt* 4. Tfee rules of tKi* assembly were adopted for the convention. A resolu tion commending the Democrats in con gress for opposing the force bill and mentioning especially Senator Gorman, of Maryland., wad received with cheers. A rectws of five minutes followed, to allow delegations to confer on the ap pointment of committees. At the end of the recess the protest of the county democracy was presented and read and referred to the committee on credentials, though some one among the Tammany delegates moved to lay it on the table, The committees were announced and the convention adjourned for the day. AHTN6UB-TREA3URY CONVENTION. Twtf Hundred Are Alttmllrijj the St. Lotil* Meeting. SR. Louis, Sept. 10.—Two hundred delegates were present when U. S. Hall called the Interstate Anti-sub-treasury convention to order in AddingtonV hall. While the convention was awuiting the reports of committees it was addressed by Richard Dalton, of Missouri W. H. Murray, secretary of the Texas State Fanners' Alliance, and others. J. J. Hall, of Missouri, declared that if the convention undertook to organize as any other than a constituent body of the national organization he would bolt. In thf absence of a report from the com mittee on organization "the convention took a recess, after authorizing the chairman to appoint a committee on order of business. The convention met at 2:80, but there being no business, the time until 5 p. m. \va.H occupied in speechmaking, when an adjournment was taken for the day, as the committee on order of business ^riiSttot read}' to report. Brow* Sore He Will jwmmsi. BIG FIRE AND MO WATER, A Hew York Bull din Jf Destroyed Lives Were Lust. NEW YOHK, Sept. 10.—Fire was dis covered on the second floor of the old Commercial Advertiser building, on the southwest corner of Fulton and Nassau streets, at 5:io a. m1. and in fifteen min utes the flames had gained such head way that they were practically beyond control. Four alarms were sent out, but the streams from the engines were weak, the pressure of water being so poor that the flames rapidly spread to #ie adjoining buildings and for a time even threatened the buildings on the opposite side of the street. The people employed in The Advertiser building, of which there were several hundred, all made their escape by means of the fire escape on the front of the building, and so far as reported, No Liven tVere Lost. The building, which was v«rf «M, is said to have been condemned by the fire department twenty-five years ago,burned fiercely, and before the firemen were able to obtain any greater pressure oJ water the flaiiie-j burned and spread with the rapidity oi a forest fire. About 10 o'clock, the flames having spread to the adjoining building on Nassau, two more alarms were rent out, but the nar rowness of the street and the intense heat of the flames prevented the firemen from getting near enough with the hose to do good execution, and the men had to content themselves with saving the adjoining property. A IXms of Ruins. J3y 11 #0 the whole building wii a mass of ruins and the fire completely under control. The following are the 'names of the occupants of the building which was No. 87 Nassau street First floor—Ira Perego & Co., cloth ing department. Second floor—Douglass Taylor, print ing office. Third floor—Douglass Taylor, compos ing room. Fourth floor-*-Douglass Taylor, stor age rSmi. in the Commercial Advertiser brjfid ing: Edwarln, tailor H. P. Thoi ,electrician, and Charles F. Usher tician. Bat tlM Win. "BALTIMOBE, Sept. 16.—Frank Brown, the Democratic candidate for governor, had a conference with Senator Gorman aijd Congressman Compton. Mr. Brown says he will Lave ."),HH) majority. It is understood that Senator Gorman does not intend to take an active part in the Alliance Mew Got There. STAtTrrox, Va., Sept. 10. -Afffinca men captured the Democratic conven tion here and nominated H. J. Williams and &. W. Kerner fpr the legislature to represent Augusta county. V 1 Attempt Failed an* One Loss Yankee. SAN FEANVISCO, Cal., Sept. 16.—-By the bust mail from Chili news has been received of an attempt of John Dow, a Pennsylvania!*, and Henry Merriam, an English adventurer, to seize $800,000 in bullim winch was secreted in the sub urbs of Santiago by Baliuaceda prepara tory to shipping it to Europe. The con spirators were surprised while breaking open the house in which the treasure was stored, but both escai'xxl arrest. Dow, in order to escape arrest, hid in the house of a relative of his wife in the suburbs of the city. He remained con cealed forfive days in the house which was surrounded one riight by govern ment officers. Dow refused to surren der and was riddled with tmllets. frwtd Antl-Prize Flghtlng BlU. NAKHvrL:.B, Sepf* 1H—The lower house of the general assembly passed the anti prize fighting bill. There wild a red hot discussion, but it went through by a large majority. The senate bill making it a misdemeanor was substituted for the house bill making it a felony. Sen ator Stroud's bill prohibiting tUe whip ping of convicts was killed, Lung Rule* In Canoes. ST. JOHNS, N. B., Sept. 16.—Eugene Underhill and Murray Bocock, of New York, have performed a feat never bo fore accomplished. They have jaston ished traveling in a canoe from Moose Head lake to the mouth of St. John river, a distance of 504 miles. They had three guides and three canoes, and made the journey in twenty-four days. Dishonest Bankers Given Tew Years. PHILADELPHIA, Septf. 16.—Francis W. Kennedy, president, atifl Henry n. Ken nedy, cashier of the defunct Spring Gar den National bank, who were convicted recently for wrecking that institution, have been sentenced by Judge Butler to ten years each in the, Eastern peniten tiary. _______ Factory Horned at Cincinnati. CINCINNATI, Sept. 16.—The stocking factory of He-man Klein & Sons, on the southwest corner of Betts and Jolm streets, was gutted by fire early in the morning. Loss about $40,000: insurance $50,000. Spontaneous combustion. Reduced the Treasury Balance. WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.—Heavy drafts upon the treasury balance since the first of the month in redeeming 4$ per cent, bonds have reduced the ?iet balance in the treasury, which oa 4 000,000, to $48,000,000. EST A T5LISIII3D 1890. MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER TO, 1801. Bat No Thoifc, er, op- The building was owned by Charles Y. Beach, of Bridgeport, Conn., and was valued at $400,000. I*a Perego & Co., the gents' furirisfting goods dealers, had $80,0X) worth of goods and they have lost everything. They are insured for $60,000. So far as can be learned only two persons were injured at the fire. They are William Wilson, a tailor, who injured his arm while dropping from a fire escape, and Samuel Roxbnrg, an engineer whose arms were burned. A number of girls and other employes who made their e*it by the fire escape lnul narrow escapes from loss of life or limbs. The fire department officials place the loss at $400,000. TRIED TO GET RICH TTL CHILI, Tkn* IS LOSS IS ENORMOUS. It Was iH Overwhelming Wwster tJial Swept Through 8outh««ft 1 i Many People N ere Drowned In The! Beds or Crushed In Wrecked Buildings. Crops Ruined In Many Provinces an Poverty and Hunger Mnst low for a Time. MADRID, Sept. it.—News, slowly com ing in from the south of Spain, report the damage by reason of the extiaordin ary floods in that section as being gen eral. The loss to property is something enormous, and everywhere railroad trains have been derailed, and the roat blocked. The meagre details thus received from the province of Toled give a harrowing account of the exten and phenomena of The Overwhelming Catastrophe which has befallen the protinoe. Sfif sudden was the breaking forth of the waters that in numberless instances the unfortunate people were drowned before they could leave their beds. Strong bodies of laborers, assisted by troops are working day and night to recover the bodies of those drowned and crushed to death, but up to the present tinie only 400 of the bodies of the missing thou sands have been secured. The vintage and the corn crop of the distressed dis tricts have been totally destroyed so that poverty and hunger must follow in the wake of this frightful visitation. DROWNED BY DOZENS. Another Steamship Collision Oft them was Greek and Both vessels were- so that they sank. tl|* Coast of Spain—Terrible Loss of Life. LONDON, Sept. 16.—A DIS^ch FCS been received from Algeciraa^pain, on the west side of the Bay of (iibralter, stating that the third collision letween steamers that has occurred in the Medi terranean within the past week took place dff that port and that sixty-five lives were lost. Names of the steamers not given in the dispatch, but one oil ENGLAND DID NOT TAKE IT. I* J0 Truth About the Selrar* Distress in Russia. ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. 16.—-The dis tress In the Volga provinces is intense. At Penza women and children wander exhausted, shrieking for food in the market places. All the charitable so cieties are doing the lest they can. Rus sian corn merchants on the frontier are despondent at the idea that the German trade will find fresh channels, and never return to Russia. Saw a Wrecked Steamer. LONDON, Sept. 16.—A steamer arriv ing at Valparaiso reports having seen a 1 JioO-toH steamer wrrt-kad in the straits or Magellan. Th§ fe«ui£ c€ vessel could not be mnde out. fh« lost DEMOCRATS TRAVELING WEST. A Party of Distinguished Politicians Ottt to See the Northwest. ST. PAUL, Sept. 16.—This city was visited by a body of distinguished Dem ocrtitic leaders, who te#t Washington last Sunday for an extended trip in the Northwest and to the coast. The mem bers of the jtarty are: Gen. Chauncey F. Black, president of the National Association of Democratic clubs. Senator S» C. Faulkner, of West Vir gima. Ex-Congressman William McAdoo, of New Jersey. Congressman Byntun, of Indiana. James Brook and t- Gardner, of Washington, secretary of the National' association. The party was met by prominent local Democrats, and an informal reception was followed by a drive about the city, and at 4 :15 the distinguished politicians started West. Mrs. Harrison Isffues a Call. WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.—Mrs. Benja min Harrison, president of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, has addressed a circular to the regents of the society, requesting a meeting of every officer of the society and of every lady who has at any time received an appointment through an officer of the society, to be held here in Washington on Oct. 6.. Mrs. Harrison requests that every chapter formed or In process of formation shall be repre sented. The meeting is for conference only, and does not take the place of the continental congress whloh meete Feb 82,1893. ANOTHER CIRCULAR. Farmam Again Urged to Hold Theii Wheat for an Advance. ST. PAUL, Sept. 1G.—Still another cir cnlar, has leen sent out from the office of The State, representing one faction of the Alliance, urging the farmers to hold tin ir wheat for the present, with the absolute certainty that it will advance to $l.r0 Ijefore next spring. The circular is not long, but emphasizes the fact that it does not matter how large the crop may be, but what the farmers get for it. It also devotes considerable space to the shortage in Europe, and concludes thus, "Hold your wheat. You cannot get left. Wheat is cheap at $1.50 this year. You will soon see it at $•,»." Merely a Pointer for Farmer*. WABHING-ON, Sept. 16.—It is said at the ht ad quarters of the Farmers' Alli ance Press Bureau of Information in this city that the tircular describ in the dispatch from St. Paul as calling on farmers in the great West to halt in shipping their wheat, simply conveys to them information relative to the con dition of tbe wheat crop of the world, which, the officers of the bureau say, is such as to result in an increase of prices in the American product. The circular referred to is not an official document of the Alliancs, but merely jfc letter of information intended not only for the benefit (rf the members of the Alliance, but of farmers everywhere. MORE TIPAN A MILE A MINUTE. A Ttilu an the New York Central Runs 430 Mllqa in 420 Minutes. BUFFALO, Sept. 16.—A wonderful feat of railrcading has been accomplished by the New York Central road—a feat that eclipses everything else ever accom plished the line of rapid traveling. The «ord for long distance running was not only broken, but left way out of sight. It has been demonstrated that a train can not only make sixty miles an hour, but can keep it up for 440 miles. The train that arrived at East Buffalo at 2:50 p. m. left the Grand Central de pot, New York, at 7:30 a. m. It made the run, including three stops, in 4-40 minutes, the distance being 4U0J miles. The stops were made at Albany, Syra cuse awl Fairport—at* the two former places to change engines, and at Fair lort to take water and to cool a hot journal on the engine. The Syracuse and Albany stops lniuute* eat'h other Italitffc badly damaged tiiinn wiu rirwiV ami Ma nHt» tuinufcss. Deducting from the time thus lost, the actual of* Turkfeh Fort. LONDON, Sept. 16.—A dispatch just re ceived here from Constantinople says there is no other foundation for the story of a British armed occupation of the port of Sigri, on the island of Mity lene. than is found in the fact that a party of British naval officers on Satur day last left their ship for the purpose of picnicing on a deserted islet off Caje Sigri. The party re-embarked the same evening, and on Sunday their ves sel sailed. were three and a half the Fairport stop seven runjiing time was 426 minutes. The train consisted of three slieavy iwissenger cars. The fastest mile was made in forty-eight seconds. The Wst previous long distance run on record was made by the Scotch mail. It was 55.4 miles an hour for 500 miles three year ago. Trainmen Are Not in Harmony. GALESBURG, Bis., Sept. 16.—There is trouble brewing in the ranks of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. Some months ago Grand Master Wilkin inson dejKtsed the board of grand trust ees selected by the convention and ap pointed another set of officers in their place. This action caused a break in the organization and the rupture has been widening since. The trouble, it v 3^1,000,000 is stated, is due to jealousy among mem bers of the ordpr and differences as to the manner of conducting the business of the order. Charges and counter charges are being made oa both sides Chicago Subscriptions to the Fair. CHICAGO, Sept. 16.—Of the $5,000,000 subscribed by Chicago citizens for the world's fair, Treasurer Seebnrger nays $.,060,000 in round nuinters have been *llected. When $40,000 more, which 4vill be in within a few days, have been received, the in bonds voted by the city will become available. These, it is ex]ected, will be placed on the market next month. He Stole, Ml tut Caught and Confessed. NEW YORK. Sept. 10.—Einil Borek, a passenger on the steamer Saale, has been •vrrested by Deputy United States Mar shal Brenhardt. He is a bookkeeper of the Prussian Mortgage company, who fled Sept. 3 with property of the concern valued at $90,000. He hail registered on the passenger list as Frits Hildebrand. W hen arrested the prisoner broke down and confessed his crime. Yainable Flud of Iron Ore. GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., Sept. 16,—A. very valuable new find of iron ore on the Meseba range, eight miles northeast of here, is reported on the pro])erties of Smith & Richardson, of Minneapolis, whose previous rich find was the Dia mond mine the same region. Sixty sevtsi ier cent, ore is rejxrted in the new find, and any amount of it. Work in developing the shaft will be increased to day and night shifts. C. H. WOOD, IN IN— —PtALEn IN DRUGS MEDICINES FlNt 8TATI0NERY, Plush Goods, Albums, Fine Yoilet Soap* Brushes, Combs. Toys, Fancy Goods, "v*"'*|%ints,Oil#,Varnishes,C'dsoraine 0 Wall Paper, and a full line of Patent Medicines. CHOiCB PERFUMER IKS. Prescriptions carefully compounded day ornicht KQA* AV1KUJ, MALItQK F^KOTA V in this community. TII i OF MADISON THE A Large Number of State Meetings to be held at the Hiautauqua Grounds this summer. SOUTH DAKOTA. The seat of the State Normal School. Value of Normal buildings, §55,000. The Normal School BOW in ses sion, with over 125 students from various parts of the state in attendance. Excellent City Schools.' New ing just completed at a cost of $15.000. arirmiwr KIN THE •y r'V i E I V E E N S IS LIGHTFN ITV ELECTRICITY. The Streets Illuminated by 12 Arc Lights THE MOST COMPLETE PLANT IS THE STATE. uuo yiicimc? ASSEMBLTTXrROUNDS At LAKE MADISON, three fttnl oee-half rail"* southeast of the city. Connected by Motor Tin- The Lake provided witli the Steamer "City of Mad ison," capable of carrying 100 persons. A Beautiful Sheet of Water. Eight Miles Long and Two Miles Wide. Tiro and one-half miles west of the city surrounded by beautiful yyoves of natural timber. MADISON 1M A T—mT-fwrvffi Great Etalieil Central School build MADISON Is the home of Nine Churches! Excellent Society. Stone and Brick Business Buildings. MADISOft Freight and Passenger Division of the S. M. Div. of the C., M. & St P. R'y running north and west Fine Brick MADISON •w 10-Slali RounH Hoi'se. Is a, great G-rain Market. Four El evators, Flat House and Roller Mill 1100 Cars of Gram shipped from Lake county since Sept. 1st. Lake County has NEVER Experienced a Crop Failura v PROPERTY And FARM LANDS can b® purchased at reasonable prices. HOMESEEKERS are cordially invited to settle a For additional particulars Concerning the resources of this section, prices of pity Property, Farm Lands, etc.,etc., address CHAS. B. KENNEDY, Madison, South Dakota.