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LAST FIGHTS FOR LIFE.
SPIES, FIELDEN AND SCHWAB ASK
FOR A HABEAS CORPUS.
LIXGG DECLARED INSANE
Judge Gary Said to Havo Favored
Commutation for Fielden- Spies Said
to Have Asked the Governor to Hang
Him and Save the Others Presenta
tion of the Petitions at Springfield.
Chicago, Nov. 9.—The Tribune this
morning says: Judge Gary has written a
statement on behalf of the State that will
undoubtedly result in saving Fielden from
the gallows. The statement relates to none
of the other prisoners, and cannot possibly
affect their fate or.e way or another. It is
not a petition nor a request for commuta
tion of sentence, and neither is it a bare
statement of facts. Just what it contains
could not be learned last night, but it is
rather a suggestion to the Governor
that in view of certain facts
therein recited favorable consideration
of Fielden’s petition might be justified. The
Judge was asked if he would give a copy
of it or make any statement as to what the
points enumerated were, but he declined.
‘ The statement is in the hands of Fielden’s
friends,” he said, “and I do not know what
their wishes are in the matter, so I do not
feel at liberty to say anything about it.”
“Poes it contain any request that the
Governor commute Fielden’s sentence?”
“It contains no request at all. I simply
detailed some points in his croc, and said
that, in my opinion, they mijffit justify fa
vorable consideration of his jietition.”
“The points are?”
“Those are what I do not feel at liberty
“Did you review the case at all?”
“No. The Governor knows all about it
“Have you written any statement for any
of the other Anarchists i”
“No. I have not been asked to do so.”
States Attorney Grinnell was told what
Judge Gary had said, and asked if he had
done anything of a similar nature. “I in
dorsed judge Gary’s statement in Fielden’s
case,” he baid, “and also added a few points
that occurred to me.”
“Did you write any statements or opinion
for any of the others?”
“I made a plain statement of facts in re
gard to Schwab, that I thought the Gov
ernor ought to know. But I made no sug
gestions whatever —merely a statement of
“And the others?”
“I have written nothing in regard to
their cases, nor will I; I did not deem it
policy for the State, and refused to do any
“Did you send your statements to the
Governor by mail?”
“No they are in the hands of the prison
TWO ANARCHISTS ARRESTED.
Fred Korst and Emil Wende, two well
known Anarchists, were before Justice
Lyon this morning, the former charged
with conspiracy and carrying concealed
weapons and the latter with conspiracy
alone. The cases were continued until Nov.
l*i in bonds of $2,000 and #l5O, respectively,
in default of which they were locked up.
Korst and Wende are members of a regular
anarchistic group which numbers thirty-six
members. It was resolved by the group to
purchase arms and Korst was instructed to
purchase revolvers for his associates, and
he and Wende were down to purchase pis
tols. A watch was placed on the two men,
end when they attempted to purchase
weapons they were arrested.
LINGO DECLARED INSANE.
Dr. Janies Kiman, a former warden of
the Cook County Hospital for the Insane,
tiled a petition in the County Court to-day,
charging the fact to be that Louis Lingg,
the rabid Anarchist bomb-maker, under sen
tence of death, is insane, and that it would
he for the benefit and for the safety of the
community that he be confined in the
State Hospital for the Insane The
usual formal notice was served on State's
Attorney Grinnell about 1 o’clock. It
simply informed the latter that a motion
for a writ commanding him to bring Louis
Lingg before the court for trial for insanity
had been filed. At 2 o’clock when the hear
ing of the argument on the petition was to
begin, Judge Prendergast anounced that he
would not hear the application until after
the Criminal Court had passed on it.
Messrs. Hunt and Viernan, late thisafter
noon, went to the Criminal Court and filed
the petition for an inquiry into Lingg’s
sanity with the Clerk, after which they
sought Judge Baker’s court room, to lay the
matter before him and ask him to interfere.
The Judge was not in, and they went out in
the street to find him. Incase they do not
succeed in getting the case before Judgo
Baker to-night, they will appear liefore him
A WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS ASKED.
Attorney Moses Solomon, late this after
noon obtained the signatures of Spies,
Bidden and Schwab to a petition for a writ
of haiieus corpus. The grounds upon which
the writ is asked ore that the judgment of
the Supreme Court of the State was illegal
in that it said the judgment “should be
affirmed,” instead of ''judgments” in each
case, and also that the defendants should be
in court at the time the judgment of the
court was rendered, and that at that time
they were in Cook county jail. The peti
tion will lie laid before one of t.ho judges of
the Criminal Court to-morrow morning.
KEPT IN THEIR CELLS.
The Anarchists were not allowed outside
their cells to-day. Nina Van Zandt ap
peared, hut was denied permission to see
Spies. Mrs. Engel, however, was granted
an interview with her husband. All inter
est. tielonging to the fate of the doomed
■nan has been transferred to Springfield.
Most of then sympathizers and their coun
sel arc out. of town, interceding with the
Governor. It is the general belief that
nothing finul will be heard from
Springfield before to-morrow. The
Anarchists made no inquiry, nor did they
exchange any words with each other at all
during the day. All over town quiet but
effective workers were engaged in attending
to the multitude of arrangements that may
have something to do with the hanging.
IHe water works are being guarded, so are
many of the big buildings down town.
N*nv wires have been strung from the
jail to the Chicago avenue po-
Jtce station. Another special wire
has been up between the jail and the Cen
t's! police station, and still another wire be
tween the jail and Harrison street police
ttu ion. Should there happen to lie an up
rising of any proportions—and the officials do
•tot expect any—ample means are available
to check it.
HOPES OF THE CONDEMNED.
Little before noon Spies called Mr. Os
borne, the death watch, to his cell. The
Anarchist wanted to talk just to rolieve the
horrible tedium. He talked earnestly and
at considerable length. Mr. Osborne said
Spies and the others had strong hopes that
the Governor would intercede and prevent
their execution. Spies, Mr. Osborne said,
regarded himself as an apostle of
the poor and downtrodden. His
position toward social order, he thought,
was much like the one John Brown occu
pied in behalf of the negro slaves. Were he
put to death, coming generations would rise
up and lament the execution, and his name
would be an honored one among the world’s
martyrs. Spies, Mr. Osborne said, fully be
BEGGED TO SIGN A PETITION.
At 2:40 o’clock this afternoon the follow
ing telegram was received by Parsons in
Sign immediately the petition I have prepared
for you, and get Engel and Fischer to sign.
Everything may depend upon this—your lives
and others—the public. For God’s sake sign,
and wire me at once. W. I‘. Black.
Parsons at once declared the communica
tion to be a fraud, as did also Fischer, but
Kngel said he would sign if ttie others did.
The dispatch was dated Springfield, and
was filed at 2 o’clock this afternoon.
Broad dealers on the North Side have re
quested their customers to buy enough
bread to-morrow to last them until Satur
day. This is because the German bakers
refuse to work on the day of tho execution,
and are going to make it a holiday, in ac
cordance with tho resolution adopted by
the Central Labor Union at their last meet
A KAMI!LING EDITORIAL.
The Arbuter Zeitung to-day, in a long ar
ticle about the condemned men, bays:
“Should there be any plans for disturbance
during the probable murder of our con
demned men, we hereby request the respec
tive persons, not onlv in our own name, but
in the name of Mrs. Parsons —who has given
up her husband for lost and taken leave of
him forever—that they may desist from
carrying them out. When the trap
with our martyrs drops that sound shall be
heard throughout the wide land, free from
alloy with anything else. The people of
murderers, the majority of whom even
now stand by in dumb, stupid apathy and
listen to the "money rabble saying: ‘Their
blood comes upon us and upon our chil
dren.’ This people of murderers shall
be brought to an understanding
of what it is doing in murdering
ours and its best men. Who ever
wants to show on Friday that he looks upon
the strugling of our condemn*! men as a
murder, a murder for robbery committed
by robbers upon the defenders of their vic
tims. let them do as according to the bibli
cal legend, the children of Israel did when
the angel of death went through Egypt.
Let them go aud by crape on their door
indicate how they feel. Let every
body remain at home on Friday;
may the metropolis in sombre silence con
template the work which the rulers propose
to do; may it. be so still that even those who
at the order of the societies should try to
make a disturbance may not dare do so.”
PLEAS BEFORE GOV. OGLESBY.
Springfield, 111., Nov. 9.— The Chicago
delegation to intercede with Gov. Oglesby
in behalf of the condemned Anarchists ar
rived here this morning. The Chicago Am
nesty Association is represented by Messrs.
H. L. Oliver, E. A. Stevens and J. R.
Buchanan, of the Labor E quiver. These
gentlemen had a set of petitions of their
own and presented them to the Governor at
their interview this morning. Prof. Wil
liam Salter and D. J. Lloyd had a set of
petitions which they laid before
< Jov.fcOglesby after the first interview was
finished. Capt. Black had sole-charge of
the main petitions, and of these there were
so many that it required a separate trunk
to convey them here. Mr. Buchanan, who
made an estimate of all the petitions sent in
from all parts of tho country, says that
there are eleven miles of names begging
for clemency. The delegation of labor peo
ple from New York comists of J. E. Quinn,
Samuel Gempers, L. J. Ferrell and Edward
King. It is claimed that they alone have
petitions with 100,000 names attached.
IN THE RECEPTION ROOM.
On account of the rain and bad weather
the delegation, which was to start for the
State house at !l o’clock, was delayed until a
little after that hour. The doors of the
Governor’s reception room were thrown
open at 9:40 o’clock and the different com
mittees filed in. There were nearly 100 per
sons present when they were all assembled.
The relatives of the condemned sat in a
semi-circle to the left of the speaker. Capt.
Black began by reading a general petition
which had been signed by the men them
selves, and when he closed he said: “This
has been signed by Michael Schwab,
Samuel Fielden and August Spies. The
reason that the accused Parsons, Fischer,
Engel and Lingg did not append their
names to this paper was because they
claimed they had forwarded to your excel
lency their autograph letters, and did not
think it necessary to sign this.”
Capt. Black presented an affidavit from
Otis Favar, a business man of Chicago,
tending to show that the jury which
tried the Anarchists had been deliberately
packed against them by a bailiff.
CAPT. BLACK’S SPEECH.
After reading the petition and affidavit
Capt. Black addressed the Governor. He
explained every effort that had been made
to comply with the requirements of the law
governing the application for the interpos
ing of executive clemency, and stated that
Judge Gary and State's Attorney Grinnell
had joined in the recommendation for
clemency for Fielden and Schwab. Having
disposed of the more formal parts of the ap
plication he made an eloquent and touching
appeal for mercy that brought tears to the
eyes of many of his auditors.
Gen. Trumbull followed Capt. Black and
simply asked for mercy in plain and unpre
Mrs. Cora L. V. Richards, representative
of tho Amnesty Association, was the next
speaker. She had evidently carefully pre
pared for the occasion, and snoke without
hesitation aud well. She argued that pub
lie policy and justice were opposed to capi
tifl punishment generally, and pleaded
earnestly and eloquently for the wives,
mothers and children of the condemned.
Hon. E. M. Haines, of Waukegon. fol
lowed. He asked for commutation of sen
tence on the grounds of justice and public
policy. His address was characteristic,
and amused rather than convinced.
Senator Streeter, of the Legislative Com
mittee, was the next speaker. He was
brief, and an adjournment" until 2 o’clock
this afternoon follow#! his address.
At 11 o’clock the morning session was
over and the friends of the Anarchists ad
journed to the Leland hotel to settle upon
tho plan of attacking the Gubernatorial
mind in the afternoon.
SORROW OK THE WOMEN.
When the meeting broke up tho women
huddled together in a corner and said but
little. Their great sorrow was apparent
and they were left to themselves.
Capt. Black stepped up and requested the
Governor to turn over ail the papers to the
reporters, because of the intense interest
of tho public. He received an answer that
the reporters could have them as soon as the
Governor had seen them. George Schilling
and L. S. Oliver carried the trunk con
taining the petitions in front of the Gov-
SAVANNAH, GA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1887.
ernor. Taking out a large pile, Mr. Oliver
said: “These petitions contain the names of
00,000 people living in Chicago.”
The executive requested an affidavit to
that effect, and Mr. Oliver replied:
“It will be presented later.”
As Gov. Oglesby was about to step into
his private office, 'Mrs. Black stopped him.
She was permitted to speak a few sentences,
when the Governor interrupted her with:
“Excuse me, madam, but I should like to
take care of this case myself.”
a telling point.
A telling point by the mercy seekere was
made in the afternoon. Almost at the very
outset William Urban, representing the
Central Labor Union of Chicago—over 10.-
000 workingmen—was at the moment ad
dressing the Governor. The shooting of
Begley by Pinkerton men at the stock yards
was instanced by Mr. Urban as a case
wiiere murder was committed by a member
of a well-known organization—the Pinker
ton agency—in the employ of another well
known organization, the Packers’ Union,
and the controlling spirits of
the organization were not held
responsible for the crime of the individual
member. The plea seemingly interested the
Governor strongly, and he called for a repe
tition of the sentence concerning the Htock
Yards murder. The Governor seemed if
possible, to grow more and more deeply
impressed as the moments sped,
and the bystanders did not fail
to mark the care with which
he ordered each petition carefully arranged
for his future reference, and his particular
solicitude in obtaining the name, address
and standing of each spokesman. Gradually
the friends of the condemned became more
and more hopeful. The demeanor of the
Governor plainly showed that a most thor
ough investigation, with the broadest view,
and kindest of hearts, would be given the
arguments and petitions.
THE AFTERNOON HEARING.
The friends of the Anarchists held a meet
ing at the Leland Hotel at noon to select
the persons to address the Governor during
the afternoon. The pleading began at 2:15
o’clock. Messrs. Bailey and Campbell of
the Trades Assemblies, were the first
speakers. They were followed by William
Norville and Mr. Oliver of Chicago, Mr.
Shellburg of Detroit, Mich., and Represen
tative C. G. Dixon, of Chicago, Mr. Burn
pas of the Central Labor
Union of New York, J. E. Quinn,
Haste" Workman, aud Frank Farrell,
representing Division 49 of the New York
Trades Assembly, also addressed the Gov
ernor. They w'ere followed by George C.
Schilling, who presented a petition from the
Iron Holders’ Union of Chicago, to which
two of the deceased ex-policemen belonged,
asking for clemency, lie closed his address
by a short speech.
The Governor then received the relatives
of the condemned Anarchists, the audience
being excluded. Up to a late hour this
evening the Governor was still holding a
private interview with the friends and rela
tives of the Anarchists. He has given no
expression as to his intentions, and it is not
likely that any decision will be given to
it was said this afternoon that Spies’
brother would lay a letter before the Gov
ernor from Spies this evening.
It is claimed that Mr. Griijnell said in his
speech that if Spies should tie hung the law
would be satisfied. In his letter Spies asked
that the sentence of his comrades be com
muted, and that he may die, thereby satis
fying Mr. Grinnell’s demand.
SCHWAB’S ADDITIONAL PLEA.
Among the petitions presented this after
noon was the following-
To His Excellency Richard J. Oglesby:
Dear Sib—As supplemental to the petition
heretofore signed by me I desire to say that I
realize that many utterances of mine in connec
tion with the labor agitation of the past, ex
pressions made under intense excitement and
often without any deliberation, were inju
dicious. These I regret, believing they
must have had a tendency to excite
to violence oftentimes. I protest again
that 1 had no thought or purpose of violence In
connection with the Ilaymarliet, meeting I
did not attend and I have always deplored the
result of that meeting. Respectfully.
Capt. Black left for Chicago at 9 o'clock
to-night, leaving Mr. Schilling in charge.
No decision is expected from the Governor
to-night. Capt. Black has doubtless gone
to Chicago to use all his power with Fat
sons to induce him to sign a petition to the
ADVOCATES OF HANGING.
San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 9.—The fol
lowing telegram was sent to Gov. Oglesby
The American Alliance, with its membership
ot 3,000, representing the American sentiment
of the Pacific coast, implores you to let the law
take its course as regards the Chicago Anarch
ists convicted of murder.
Victor J. Robinson, President.
C. U. Brewster, Secretary.
PRAYERS AT SARATOGA.
Saratoga, N. Y., Nov. 9. —At a prayer
meeting of the Congregntionalista to-night
prayers were offered for the condemned
Chicago Anarchists, but the sentiment was
expressed that pity and mercy should not
London, Nov. 9. —A petition to the Gov
ernor of Illinois, in behalf of the condemned
Anarchists, is receiving many signatures in
London. Among the persons who have
signed are Rev. Stepford Brooke, Oscar
Wilde. Stepniak, Walter Besant, the novel
ist; Walter Crane, Maddox Brown,
Dr. A veling, Mi's. Besant and
others well known. At a largely
attended meeting of the city Radicals and
Liberals this evening, it wax resolved to
send a cable dispatch to the Governor of
Illinois requesting him to exercise clemency
in the Anarchist cases. The condemned
men were spoken of as the noblest cham
pions of labor of modern times. Henry
George was strongly condemned for his
pusillanimity in the matter.
A Lover Tries to Starve Himself.
Washington, Nov. 9. —R. W. Haworth,
of Philadelphia, who is said to lie well con
nected there, has apparently been trying to
starve himself to death on account of disap
pointed love. He had been ill at one of the
focal hotels for a week, when he was re
moved last evening to the Providence Hos
pital. To-day the manager of tho hospital
applied for his admission to the government
hospital for the insane on the ground that
he was insanely trying to kill himself by
fasting. His illness is simply the natural
Mr. Dickinson Will Accept.
Washington, Nov. 9. —lt is stated that
Don M. Dickinson, in a message to the
President to-day, combined an intimation
that he had determined to accept the Post
master Generalship with his congratula
tions on the results of the election.
The Treaty With the Sandwich Islands.
Washington. Nov. 9.— Presidont Cleve
land to-day issued a proclamation announc
ing the ratification or the treaty heretofore
puDlished between the United States and the
Sandwich Islands, and setting forth its
Durham’s New Bank.
Washington, Nov. 9.— Tho Comptroller
of the Currency to-day authorized the First
National Bank of Durham, N. C., to begin
business, with a capital of #IOO.OOO.
IT POINTS TO CLEVELAND
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NEW
Mayor Hewitt Does Not Class Col.
Fellows With the Angels but Says
He Will Do Good Work No Change
in the Results In Other States.
New York, Nov. 9. —Mayor Hewitt to
to-day expressed pleasure at tho result of
the election in this city and State, lie pre
dicted that it was a forerunner of the cer
tain renomination and re-election of Presi
dent Cleveland. He accounts for the shrink
age of the I <abor vote by what he culls
the change of sentiment among
Henry George's former followers. Mr.
George, he thinks, while not an
original genius has done much good by
bringing to light many existing evils in pub
lic office. The Mayor says that while Col.
Fellows is not in any sense an angel, he will
do his whole work as a prosecutor aud sur
round himself with able assistants.
Following are the correct totals of the
vote in this city on Secretary of State:
Grant, 57,800; Cook, 110,781: George, 37,316;
Hall, 4,820; Huntington, 1.470.
The total city vote complete for District
Attorney is as follows: Nicoll 77,557, Fol
lows 99,530, Post 32,170, Searing 5,402,
a democratic congressman.
Albany, N. Y., Nov. 9. —Tracy, Item.,
is elected to Congress by about 2,300 ma
The Legislature Democratic in Both
Richmond, Va., Nov. 9, 11 p. m.— The
returns up to this hour show that the Sen
ate will stand: Democrats 25, Republicans
10, with five Senatorial districts yet to hear
from, which will probably change these fig
ures to Democrats 28 and Republicans 12.
The House stands: Democrats 58, Republi
cans 23. with nineteen counties to hoar
from, which will probably change tho fig
tiros to Democrats 65, Republicans 35, mak
ing a majority of 46 on joint ballot.
Danville, Va., Nov. 9. —Full returns
from Pittsylvania county, give Hurt, Dem
ocratic candidate for the Senate, a majority
of 33. Three Democratic members of the
House of Delegates aro elected by a majori
ty of from 25 to 50.
Staunton, Va., Nov. 9. — The official vote
of Staunton and Augusta county gives the
highest Democratic candidate over the high
est Republican 616 majority. Ecoles, the
lowest Democrat , has a majority of 586 over
Dunlap, the highest Republican. Alle
ghany gives about 75 Republican majority.
Bath 11 Republican, and Highland a small
Meagre returns from Highland county in
dicate a Republican majority pf 100, thus
assuring the election of McClftitie, Rep.
Rockingham county elects the full
Republican ticket t i>y majorities from 40 to
CHARLOTTESVILLE’S GOOD CHEER.
Charlottesville, Va., Nov. 9.—The
Democratic candidates in this county are
elected by 619 majority.
FREDERICK COUNTY’S VOTE.
Winchester, Va., Nov. 9.—ln Frederick
county the official vote gives 621 majority for
Harrison, Dent., for the State Senate. Sil
ver, Dent., for the House of Delegates, has
The United Labor Party Knocked Out
Cincinnati, Nov. 9.— The United Labor
leaders are disappointed and despondent.
They were confident that they would elect
their legislative ticket, but when the re
turns showed losses in their strongest wards,
they quickly gave up all as lost. One of
the leaders says there is no chance for the
Labor part}' here. Victory was needed to
hold the men together, but now it will be
useless to attempt to elect a ticket in Ham
ilton county. Evidences of a combination
are seen in the figures of the Governor’s
vote and that of the legislative ticket. The
Union Ijahor legislative ticket in Cincinnati
is from 2,000 to 3,000 greater than for its
Governor. The Democratic vote for Gover
nor is about 4,000 greater than for its legis
lative ticket. Gov. Foraker’s vote is from
000 to 1,000 below the vote on the Republi
can legislative ticket.
The Times-Star, in its summary of the
result of the election in Hamilton county,
says: “The total vote was 04,811, which
is over 5,000 less than in 18H5 and nearly
8,000 less than the Presidential vote in 1884.
It was an election of surprises. The Re
publicans were confident of victory,
but. they really did not anticipate
such an overwhelming victory. The
fact that Foraker leads Powell in
this county by nearly 7,000 votes, in spite of
the trade between the Democrats and the
Union Labor men, speaks volumes. The
Union Labor party instead of closely press
ing the Republicans, or defeating them, as
predicted, lags from 15,000 t<> 19.000 behind
them, and on an average 5,000 behind the
Democrats. This is the end of the Union
Complete footings for Hamilton county
show the following: For Governor, Foraker,
:i(),C80; Powell, 23,417: Seitz, Union Labor,
11,083; Sharp, Proh., 500. Foraker’s plur
The Republican State Committee claims
the election of twenty-two Senators with
the possibility of twenty-three, and sixty
threo representatives. In case Carlin,
Rep., is elected in the Thirty-third district,
the Republicans have twenty-three Sena
Ames Gains Several Thousand Votes
Over Last Year.
Boston, Nov. 9.—Returns from ail the
cities and towns in the State show that
205,000 votes were cast yesterday, or about
54,000 more than in 1885, and 22,000 in excess
of last year’s vote. The vote is divided as
follows: Ames, Rep., 135,912; Lovering,
Dem., 118,311; Earl, Proh., 10,097; Marks,
Ijabor, 848. This make* Ames’ plurality
17,611, against 0.478 last rear. This is a
clear majority of 6,556 against 928 in 1886.
Brackett, Rep., for Lieutenant Governor,
lias a plurality of 22,144 over Cutting, Dem.
Democracy’* Gain in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia, Nov. 9.— Estimates from
all the counties iu Pennsylvania show a plu
rality of between 33,000 and 34,000 for Hart,
Rep., for State Treasurer, a Democratic
gain of about 10,000 as compared with the
vote for State Treasurer in 1885 and that
for Governor last year.
New Jersey’s Legislature.
Trenton, N. J., Nov. o. —Corrected re
turns to-day indicate that the next Legisla
ture will stand: Senate, Republicans 12,
Democrats 9; House, Republicans 37, Demo
MARYIi AND’S LITTLE POUT.
Jackson’s Majority the Smallest of
Any Governor in Twenty Years.
Baltimore, Nov. 9.—The last precinct
in the city was not returned until 10 o'clock
to day. The total vote of the city was 05,-
583, of which Jackson, Item., received 34,-
587; Brooks, Rep., 27,839; Buldwin, Proh.,
1,159 —a Democratic majority of 5,589. The
entire legislative ticket is Democratic so far
as the city is concerned. Tho counties are
in some instances very close, and Anne
Arundel, heretofore strongly Democratic,
gives a small Republican majority. Sena
tor Gorman’s county (Howard) is Demo
cratic by a reduced majority.
The figures so far received would indicate
a considerably reduced Democratic majority
in the Legislature, but reliable estimates are
Tho call for the Constitutional Conven
tion was defeated by a heavy majority,
probably 15,000. Jackson’s majority in the
State is estimated at 9,000. This is the
smallest received by any Governor for
10,000 for the state ticket.
Baltimore, Md., Nov. 10, 12:15 a. m.—
Up to midnight it is not possible to give
the total vote cast yesterday. Returns
from some of tho more remote counties are
delayed and many are incomplete; hut suf
fleient information is at hand to secure the
election of the Democratic State ticket by
a majority of 10,009. Tln< Legislature on
joint ballot will have a Democratic ma
jority of 71, a Republican gain of 14. The
pro|iosition to hold a constitutional conven
tion was defeated by at least 15,000 Votes.
The Prohibition vote throughout the State
was about 5,000.
A Probable Plurality of About 13,000
for Gov. Larabee.
Dermoiner, la.. Nov. 9.—Returns from
750 of the 900 precincts of the State show a
net Democratic gain of 785. If tho same
vote is maintained in the rest of the State
it will give Larabee, Rep., for Governor,
13,000 plurality over Anderson, Dem.. and
a majority of 3,000 over all. The vote of
Cain, Union Labor, for Governor, will be
between 9,900 and 10,000. The vote for
Fraham, Proh., will fall under 200 in the
State. The Legislature will tie Republican
by about 45 on joint ballot. *
Cook County’s Vote.
Chicago. Nov. 9. —The total vote oast in
Cook county yesterday for Judge of the
Superior Court was 63,342, of which Joseph
E. Gary, Hep., and Deni., received 56,084,
and Cttpt. Black Socialist 6,258, Gray’s ma
jority 49,826. Joel AI. Longneeker, Rep.,
candidate for State’s Attorney was elected
by a majority of 15,736 votes over all
opposition. The Republican candidates for
County Commissioners were elected.
Dakota to bo Divided.
Minneapolis, Nov. 9.—The Dakota elec
tion returns this morning are very meagre
and the figures in no instance give the total
of the several counties. Division has been
carried bv a good majority, the principal
opjiositioii coining from North Dakota. In
South 1 lakota the vote in favor of division
was very large. local option seems to have
gaiuod the day in most of the counties.
Congratulations Pour In on Him from
all Over the Country.
Washington, Nov 9.—The President
has had a happy day ever since breakfast.
He has been receiving telegrams of con
gratulation from all over the country on the
results of yesterday’s elections. Senators
Voorbees, Vest, Pugh and Call, and Repre
sentatives Craine, Bynum, Breckinridge
and Biand called on him to express their
gratification. They all told him that they
now believed that nothing but bis death
would prevent his renomination and re
election. One of them said as he came out
of the White House, “Cleveland feels good
all over. He cannot express his gratifica
The President received all the verbal con
gratulations offered him to-day in a hearty,
cordial way, contenting himself when his
re-nomination and re-election were predicted
by saying that he was gratified with the
success of the Democratic party in yester
WISE USES HIS FISTS
Conflicting Stories as to Who Came
Out First Best.
Richmond, Va., Nov. 9.—A personal en
counter took place on Main street late this
afternoon between Congressman George D.
Wise and William H. Mulien, editor of the
Labor Herald, (weekly) and the Evening
Herald (daily), resulting in both being
arrested and bailed to appear before the
Police Court to-morrow. Mr. Wise says he
has lieen informed that Mr. Mullen lmd
been making lying statements in reference
to himself, and determined to whip
him for doing so. Finding Mr Mullen this
afternoon; he proceeded to assault him, but
was caught and held, and while being held
Mr. Mullen struck him in the face aud then
ran off, Air. Wise chasing him for some dis
tanee. Mr. Alullen’s statement concurs
with Mr. Wise’s, except he says that when
Mr. Wise made the assault and was endeav
oring to throw him, he (Alullen) struck Mr.
Wise, and upon their being separated they
The Shipping League Listens to Sev
eral Interesting Papers.
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 9.—The second
day’s session of the Shipping League con
vention was called to order in O'Brien’s
Opera House this morning by Hon. N. D.
Wallace, of Louisiana. Cant. Ambrose
Snow, of New York, addressed the meeting
on the “Decay of the American Merchant
Marine.” Senator Whitthome, of Tennes
see, delivered a strong s|ioech on “The
Necessity of a Naval Reserve.” The con
vention then adjourned to meet again at 3
This afternoon the members of the league
went on an excursion to the Alorris mine
and Bessemer, returning to the city to
night. The delegates reassembled at 7:30
o’clock, listened to an address* by Hon. J.
M. Martin, of Alabama, on “Birmingham’s
interest in American shipping.” and one by
Hon. Charles E. Hooker, of Mississippi.
She Married a Democrat.
Dalas, Tex., Nov. 9.—An event in the
society circl* of Texas was the mar
riage this evening of Hon. Henry Exall,
chairman of the Democratic State Central
Committee, to Miss Mav Dickins, one of the
most popular young ladies of Dallas. The
groom, who is a member of a well known
Virginia family, is now oue of the leading
bankers and business men of Texas.
Washington, Nov. 9.--Speaker Carlisle
is expected to be here Friday or Saturday.
He will confer with the President and Secre
tary Fairchild again about the financial
recommendations they will mako to Con
ILLNESS OF THE CROWN PRINCE.
General Sorrow and Sympathy
Throughout the German Empire.
Berlin. Nov. 9.—A bulletin telegraphed
from San Remo to the Official Gazette by
an aid-de-camp at the request of the Crown
Prince, setting forth the condition of the
latter, lias awakoued general sorrow and
It is feared that the anxiety caused by
the Crown Prince’s illness will retard the
progress of the Emperor.
The Empress is greatly distressed over the
condition of her husband and son.
The newspapers unanimously ask that
regular bulletins, signed by the doctors, be
issued, in order to put on end to the con
fusing unofficial reports.
King Humbert, of Italy, has telegraphed
to San Remo urgently inquiring for in
formation about the Crown Princes condi
DECLARER A CANCER.
Vienna, Nov. 9.—Prof. Stork, a doctor
who makes a specialty of throat diseases, in
a lecture to-day created a sensation by de
claring that the German Crown Prince is
suffering from cancer, and that Dr. Mac
kenzie’s treatment is entirely wrong. This
view, he said, was confirmed by the opinions
of Prof. Bergman and others. It was the
grossest blunder in the world to travel about
with the Crown Prince. It was impossible
to say whether a radical operation would
prove successful now. It ought, to have
been performed long ago.
Ha n Rkmo, Nov. 9.—At a consultation of
physicians held here to-day, after a careful
examination of the Crown Prince's throat
it was agreed that the symptoms were of a
most serious character.
Emperor William sent a letter by Prince
William expressing his earnest, desire t hat
if an operation be necessary it be performed
in Berlin if possible. Prince William in
dorses the Emperor’s suggestion.
Numerous newspaper oorresiiondents are
ALARM DECLARED GROUNDLESS.
Ijondon, Nov. 9.—The Standard's cor
respondent at Han Remo says the consulta
tion in the Crown Prince’s case resulted in
an agreement that the condition of the
Prince is not serious, and that there is no
cause for alarm, and that Dr. Mackenzie's
treatment should lie continued. Nothiug
official has yet been revived.
Witnesses Testify to Sending Money
to Gen. D'Angeren.
Paris, Nov. 9. —In the Caffarel trial to
day several persons deposed that they had
sent money to Gen. D’Angoren in return
for decorations. The public prosecutor, in
his address, urged that the name of M.
Wilson be expunged from the case, as the
accusations against him had been retracted.
The case now, he said, appeared to be one of
simple swindle, remarkable solely on ac
count of the rank of the person accused.
I .otters from Gan. Thibenden, Gen.
Boulanger and M. Wilson were found in
the prisoner’s house were only common
place replies to questions, and were devoid
A Warrant for Mr. Pyne.
Dublin, Nov. 9.—A warrant has been
issued for the arrest of Mr Pyne, M. P.,
who was summoned for inciting resistance
to the bailiffs at the evictions at Hchrahan.
Mr. Pyne is entrenched in his fortified
Lisparnev castle. He defies the police to
enter. He says ho feels perfectly secure as
ho is provisioned for a siege of six months.
The Freeman's Journal expresses the
hope that the murderers of old man Quirko
near Tralee, County Kerry, will be arrested
and hanged. It says the victim was both
harmless and honest.
Justice of the Peace Eagan paid a visit to
Mr. O’Brien in the prison hospital at Tulla
more, and states that he found him look
ing exceedingly ill. Mr. O’Brien told him
that he had not had a change of linen since
lie entered the prison. The governor of the
jail, who was present, replied tDat he could
nave a change if he wished, meaning that
he could have prison clothes.
De Leasps and the Canal.
Paris, Nov. 9.—M. Victor De I/esseps, in
a letter published to-day, state* that his
father will soon make another trip to
Panama, and repeats the promise that the
canal will be opened in February 1890, and
that no further loan will lie required. The
letter is intended to reassure the alarmed
holders of shares of the Panama canal.
Fraud and Forgery In a Bank.
Ht. Louis, Nov. 9.—The developments in
tho Fifth National Bank suspension shows
fraud and forgery, and Cashier C. C. Cre
<-cuius is now under arrest, charged with
false entry and forgery. President Over
stalz would be arrested if not on his death
Bank Examiner Foremean ha* made some
startling discoveries to-day, which caused
him to have ('ashier C. C. Creeelius arrested
on a charge of false entry. It is reported
that on the books the figures of more than
fifty entries have been changed. It is
further charged that on two occasions his
reports to the directors were false. It ap-
I (ears that he whs interested in five concerns
which the bunk was carrying in sums rang
ing from $50,000 to $150,000 each without
Train Wreckers at a Switch.
Hammond, Ind., Nov. 9. A daring at
tempt was made last evening to wreck a
passenger train near here. Someone broke
open a switch on the Midland Central side
track, one mile west of Hammond. A way
freight train, running ahead and on the
time of a passenger train, dashed into the
cars on the side track, overturning the en
fine and wrecking fifteen or twenty cars.
bo engine was buried beneath the cars.
The train men saved themselves by jump
ing. The damage is about $15,000. Hod
the crowded passenger train been on time,
the loss of lifo would have been appalling.
Gordon Didn’t Kiss Him.
Chicago, Nov. 9.—The following has
been received here:
Mount Vernon, 0., Nov. 8.
7Y> the United Press:
One of your correspondents ha* sent broad
cast over the Union a statement that (4ov. (jor
don, of Georgia, hod kissed me at a public
meeting held in the city of Cleveland. 1 scarcely
need say the statement is wholly untrue, but
the high reputation of your association gives it
color, and 1, therefore, request you to give this
contradiction equally wide circulation.
Geokoe W. Morgan.
Soddy Not Attacked.
Chicago, Nov. 9.—A special from Chat
tanooga, Tenn., says: “.Shoriff Connor has
just arrived from the Koddy mines. Tho
ringleaders of the rioters have been arrested
and everything is quiet. When the moun
taineers learned of the arrival of the Sher
iff’s posse they returned to the mountain*
and were afraid to make an attack. Sev
eral deputies are still at the mines to pre
vent further trouble.”
Cincinnati, 0., Nov. 9.—Hutchins &
Hunt, wholesale milliners, assigned to-day.
The liabilities are SBO,OOO ana the assets
(PRICEfIIO A YEAR )
< 6 CENTS A COPY. (
TAXES ON The country.
THE INTERNAL REVENUE COMMIS
Total Receipts of $118,829,523 From
All Sources During the Fiscal Year
K ded June 30-The Improvements
in the System Which the Commis
Washington, Nov. 9.—Hon. Joseph S.
Miller, Commissioner of Interna] Revenue,
sui mitted his annual report to the Secretary
of the Treasury. It is a printed document
of 160 pages, and gives a full and detailed
statement of the operations of the internal
revenue service during the last fiscal year,
and ids:- during the first quarter of the
present fiscal year. The total receipts from
all sources of internal revenue for the fiscal
year ended Juno 30 were $118,820,523, as
compared with $116,902,869 for the year
It is estimated that the sum of $120,000,-
000 will be collected from the various
sources of internal revenue during the cur
rent fiscal year, provided no changes are
made in the rates of taxation now imposed.
The total cost of collection for the past
fiscal year, including the salaries of officers,
was $4,065,149, being about 34 percent, of
the amount collected. The cost during the
previous fiscal year was about 36 per cent,
of the collections. £
NEXT YEAR’S EXPENSES.
The estimated expenses for the next fiscal
year amount to $4,125,280.
The general condition of the service is re
ported to be good. Commissioner Miller
says the reduction of the number of internal
revenue districts by the executive order of
May last has very considerably les eued the
cost of collecting the internal revenue taxes,
and has not in any manner been detriment al
to the interest of "taxpayers.
The whole number of grain distillers reg
istered during the hist fiscal year was 1,160,
of which number 909 were operated, an
increase of twenty-eight in the number reg
istered and nineteen in the number operated,
as compared with the previous year.
There were 3,986 fruit distillers registered,
and 3,926 operated, a decrease of 1,115 in
the number registered and 1,149 in the num
ber ojierated during the year.
taxing parts ok a gallon.
Commissioner Miller renews his recom
mendation of last year in regard to tbo
taxution of fractional parts or the gallon
of distilled spirits. He also urges legisla
tion authorizing the establishment of sjiecial
bonded warehouses for the storage of bran
dy made from apples or peaches, or from
any fruit whose distillation may be au
thorized. He also recommends that
the provisions of section 3255 of
the Revised Statutes be enlarged so
as to authorize the Commissioner,
with the approval of the Secretary of the
Treasury, to permit the distillation of other
fruits under the same provisions which now
govern the distillation of apples, peaches
and grajies. Huch brandy, he says, should
also be included in warehousing act above
The quantity of spirits, 77,831,599ga110n5,
produced and deposited in distillery ware
houses during the last fiscal year is less than
the production of the year 1886, by 2,512,-
781 gallons. The quantity of spirits, 66,-
183,903 gallons, withdrawn and the tax
paid from distillery warehouses during the
I>ast fiscal year is less than the quantity
withdrawn during the previous fiscal year
by 2,013,597 gallons.
The quantity of distilled spirit* in the
United .States, exr -pt what may be in cus
toms bonded warehouses, on Oct. 1, 1887.
was 104039,386 gallons, this quantity being
distributed us follows: In distillery and
special bonded warehouse* 61,600,377 gal
lons, in the hands of wholesale liquor deal
ers 14,614,959 gallons, in the hands of re
tail liquor dealers 28,216,050 gallons.
average stock or retailers.
In making the above computation the
average stock of ouch retail liquor dealer
in the United States is estimated at 150
gallons. The commissioner sets forth the
evils arising from the present method of
treating ro imported spirits and recommend*
1. Tliatsection2sooof the Revised Statutes
be so amended os to exclude, as an article
subject to customs duty .all domestic spirits
returned to this country, and to provide for
the collection of the internal revenue tax
due on such spirits as shown by the marks
and brand* on packagi • at the time of the
removal of the spirits from the distiller’s
warehouse , or, if this is deemed inadvisable,
2. That the section be amended so as to
provide for the collection of interest on the
duty imposed on re-imported spirits, to lie
computed from tbo date of the w ithdrawal
of the spirit* from the warehouse, or in case
the spirit* were exported with the benefit of
drawback interest to date from the payment
of the drawback.
The aggregate amount of taxes collected
from tobacco during the year was $33,018,-
067. This amount includes the internal
revenue taxes paid by stamps on imported
manufactured to bans), snuff, cigars and
The export accounts show an increase in
manufactured tobacco of 548,061 pounds, in
the number of cigars exported of 423,980,
and in the number of cigarettes exported of
5,634,120. The number of cigars imported
during the fiscal year, ended June 30, was
15,625,830. The "value of the manufactured
tobacco imported was $110,245.
The act regulating the sale of oleomarga
rine, say* the commissioner, was in force
during the last eight months of the year,
and the receipts under it aggregated
Washington, Nov. 9.—This was the first
day of the second extra meeting of the
National Jockey Club, which will continue
four days. The attendance was very small,
while ttie weather was cloudy and raw.
The races were good with the track in tho
best possible condition. The events were as
First Race— Six furlongs. Mala won, with
Hawley second and King of Norfolk third.
Second Rack—One mile. Havarfi won, with
Catesby gelding second and Bess third. Time
Third Race--One mile and an eighth. Dun
boyne won. with Harnurn second. Time 1:5844-
Fourth Rack -Six furlongs. Bessie June
won, with Glenmound second and Young Duke
third. Time i ,1544.
Fifth Race—One mile. Frankie B. won. with
Joe Cotton second and Brail third. Time 1:44)4.
Guarding Against Cholera.
Washington, Nov. 9. Secretary Bayard
at the ’ recti on of the President has written
a letter to Mayor Hewitt, saying that he
(the Secretary) has officially requested the
Italian Minister to co-operate in measures
to prevent the introduction of cholera into
the port of New York and inviting his aid
in procuring increased precautions and
vigilance in the inspection of vessels clear
ing from Italy to the United States. Sug
gestions of like tenor have been sent to our
Minister at Rome.
Death of a Retired Surgeon.
Charlottesville, Nov. 9.—Dr. John
Thornley, a retired naval surgeon, died here