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April 4, 1895

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CLOAK OPENING By One of New York's Most Fashionable Cape, Suit and Skirt Manufacturers. AT THE BEE HIVE ANNEX TODf\Y: We guarantee delivery in time for Easter. If any special article is wanted this is a very favorable chance to secure it. ALL ONE WAY. Chicago Republicans Elect Tfaeii Mayor and Many Aldermen. The Vote in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan. Minnesota,, Nebraska and Colorado. CHICAGO, April 3.-The result, .of Tuesday's election gives Chicago a republican city administration, a repuD- lican city council and republican government in. all the towns. It.was a. clean sweep. The civil service reform law has been adopted by a majority of over .45000. The reformers have won their, fight, and the new measure will have a trial. Mr. Swift's victory is the greatest ever accorded to a mayor of Chicago. •ee county. Racine gives htm =,500 majority. At this hour it-is deemed irobable that Winslow is elected. lu this city the vote for other officers is as follows: For judge of the municipal ourt, Wallber (rep.), 11,069; ^ye md. , .0; for police justice, * e ^ n J r .ep. ' 524; Bruess (md.), 7,669. Frank ^ al- er (rep.) for clerk of municipal court, bl Republicans tl bave elected mayors in the following Wisconsin cities: Ash- and. River Falls, D*l a van, Columbus, Marshfield, Mauston, Sparta, Vranpaca, Black River Falls. Manitowoc Hudson, Whitewater, Lake Geneva Hartford, Centralia and Watcrtown. Democrat, won in Mineral Point, Plymouth, Dn- rand, Prairie du Chien, Alma, Madison. The Fashion Leaders, Busy Bee Hive, 306 Fourth St. 409-411 Broadway i 1895 SPRING 1895 W« take Pleasure in Announcing the Arrival of Our Spring Suitings! Line of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, Tailor & Draper. 311 Market St. FRESH FISH! II you W.M . Una fresh FISH leave four «ri« » M > F. W, KINNBY, TELEPHONB 172. A fine variety of fresh lake fish received daily. No cold storage goods, dress and deliver without eitra charge. GEORGE B. SWIFT. He has been elected by a plurality t_ over 41,000 over his democratic op ponent, Frank Wenter. Rov 0. West, republican candidat. for city attorney, ran several thousanc votes behind his ticket, but was elect ed by a han dsome rnajori ty. J ames K B. Van Cleave for city clerk, Adam Wolf for city treasurer and Charles U Neeley for circuit judge on the repuD licnn ticket, were elected by majontw equal to Swift's. From returns received it is figurei out that the city council will stand po litically as follows: Republicans. -•" Democrats, IT; independents, 3. . In thfl bttitr. Dispatches announce republican vie tories" at the following points m llli iiois: . Astoria. Atlanta. Boment, Batnvia. port, UlooiulnKton, Ciirml. C"" nl P-" 1 ton. Charleston. Carlyle. Clay City, r>K The Terrible Crime of a Young Man Near Galena, Kan. ur., Kewanse. Moumouth, , \ViUsul;u ana Woodstock. Democrats were successful tfie - For the opening of the New Broadway Clothing Store. Entire New Spring Line. Wednesday, A 3. 426 BROADWAY, JOS. G GRACE. ddn SS C™raargo. Fulton, Gule'rm, Jorscyvillo, Mart'nsvmo Ottawa. PeWn. Q'l'ooy. Spring- llo'd Vhelby'villo. Taylorvlllo ana Waultegan. Populists or non-partisan tickets won in the following: • MoHne'Mondota. Rumsey and Whitehall Itenult in Sprluirfleld. SMUSGFIELD, HI., April 3.-AS a result of the most bitter political fight held here in years the democrats succeeded in electing Marion U Woodruff for mayor over P. W. Harts (rep. and A. P- A.). John 0. Rames is also elected for collector, -.but it is believed the republicans have elected the other officers. They get a majority of the council. Two negroes ran en the republican ticket-one _for justice of the peace and one for alderman—both being elected. People* 1 FartT Wlni. EAST ST. Louis, 111., April 3.-The peoples' party city ticket, representing the law and order sentiment as opposed to Monte Carlo gambling and race tracks, headed by H. F.' Bader for mayor, was elected Tuesday by a large majority orer the citiams ticket, Lon which Mayor M. M. Stephens TV»S a candidate for a fifth term as mayor. Party polities were ignored. JUpoblJoan ClMted »o ConcreM. GALSHKJM, UL, Apnl 1,-The eon- irressional election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Gtan. P. 8. Post paeeed oS quietly, the elty and town»hip election* being .the »beorblng topic. Oeorre W. Priaioe, the republican candidate, we* eleeted by abomt a»,«00 plurality la the dletrlet. Chilton, Kenosha, Berlin, Ripon, Fox Luke. Sbawano and Beaver Dam. The following towns and cities voted for license: Hudson, Sparta, lirod- head, Palmyra, Waupaca, Medford, Richland Center. Fennimore, >ecedah, Edperton, Waterloo, Packwaukee. Barron Phillips, Thorp, River I 1 alls. Beloit. Those towns voted "dry:' vi- roqna. Plover, Eagle, Waukesha county? Genesee, Milton, Elroy, Bay ward. Voted to Coinolldato. GREKX BAY, Wis., April 3.-Green Bay and Fort Howard on Tuesday voted to consolidate. The name of the new town .will: be Green Bay. A nonpartisan -municipal ticket was elected. Mlcbltan Ketanm. DETROIT, Mich., April 3.-Reports of Monday's election show a steady increase in the republican majority for justice of the supreme court and regents of the university. It is now believed .that Moore (rep.) is elected supreme justice by 40,000. The main interest centers in the Third congressional district, consisting of Kalamazoo, Eaton, Oalhoun, Branch and Hillsdale counties. The latest returns here indicate the election ol Milnes (rep.) by from 1.000 to 1,300 majority over Todd. Julius C. Burrows won in this district in 1894 by over 12,000. The republicans have held their own, generally speaking, in the city ;ind township elections. lu Minnesota Towns. Si PAUL. Minn., April 3,-Electious were held Tuesday in most Minnesota cities outside of St. Paul, Minneapolis ancTDuluth. So far as politics is concerned the result was pretty close •'to a-' draw. At Albert Lea the election amounted to a. municipal revolution. This independents carried everything, electing V. Gillsup mayor and voting in favor .of license. •Vt Fergus Falls the democrats elected Thomas > T . McLean mayor. At Hastings the people t-">ok the bit m their teeth, turned down both the democrats and the, republicans and e'ected George Parker, independent, mayor. At Mankato Edg-ar Weaver, the candidate of the republicans unit democrats, was elected mayor, ihrce of the aldermen are democrats and three republicans. At Faribault the, republicans- ' elected B. B. Sheffield '• mayor but the democrats got two of the four aldermen. There was a complete overthrow at Tracy, the prohibitionists losing. License carried bv 133 and all of what was known as the whisky ticket was elected. At East Grand Forks A. C Rinehart (pop.) defeated Hugh Punlery (dem.) for mayor, by GO majority. ' At Crookston John R. Mclvm- non (dem.) was etected mayor over M. R. Brown (rep.). First In Thirty l - onr«. WlXOXA, Minn., April 3.—This city elected a republican for mayor Monday for the first time in thirty years. Addison B. Youmans is the mayor-elect. ExceVtir:g an alderman and the assessor the entire republican and reform ticket was elected. He Kills His Two Chums and Assaults Their Sister—Posses Scour- Ing the Country for Him. GALENA, Kan.. April 3.-A most atrocious double murder and attempted criminal assault occurred 4 miles northwest of this city Tuesday. James Walters and Samuel Cox live on adjoining farms. Cox is a widower, and his daughter Dolly, about 17 years old keeps house for him. Ho had two sons, George and James, aged 19 and K3 living at home. Newton W alters, about 19 years old. son of James Walters, was evidently infatuated with Dolly Cox, but the latter did not care for him. Gctn the Boyi Awny. Young Walters went to the Cox place and wanted the two boys to go to the river with him after ducks. Ihe three started out, taking a gun with them Mr Cox was absent on business and tin. Kirl was left at the house alone. About noon Walters returned to the house alone ana told Dolly that he and her brothers had caught some squirrels and wanted a box to put them in. The girl went into the yaro. after a squirrel trap, and Wa ters followed her; and, catching her, threw his arms around her, and. pointing a pistol at her, told her that he would kill her, and informed her that her two brothers had been killed. The girl begged for her life and after some parleying managed to get possession of the pistol. She threw.the weapon away and ran to one of the neighbors, and Walters left. Hunting th« Murilnrer. Word was brought to town and parties left for the scone of the murder. The body of the old«r Cox boy was found in a sitting posture against a tree, with a bullet hole m the back of Ms head. He was alive, but unconscious. He regained consciousness long enoivh to tell that youu K ^ alters shot him. Sear where the older boy was found were traces where the younger boy had been shot, and his body dragged to the river and thrown m. The body has not been recovered. Pos- sesare scouring the country for Walters. . OM'AHA, Neb.', April 3.-Party lines were'not drawn in municipal elections in Nebraska, in 1 many cases, but when they i ! were the republicans gained, except fat Hastings and Plattemouth, where the democrats carried the day The . ip«l election V.t »wo orer V> tb* Zat. are .UpeeW wlik all the el*y ,..o«ee« ans. Dem- 1*. me iquestion of granting saloon licenses was the leading issca and was favored in four-fifths of the towns. Franii Graham (rep.) wa's elected mayor of Lttcoln by & large majority. The vote -fas heavy with no striking feat- tres iJThe populists showed no strength wheii they had ticket* up. la C«l»r«do. DEUVBB, Col.. April I.—The municipal election pa»s«d off quietly, with but a few minor disturbances. It is con,ed«d the republican ticket i. elected by S.OOO iMjorlty. Thorns- •- McMur- raj h.ads the winning tteket for mayor. The eoumt will net be completed' till late. Beturme from the smaller towns of tke state mearly all republican TJetories. TRAMPL.EDJTO DEATH. Sad Fute of Two Children No*r Soutb LAPOKTK, Ind" 'April X-In a runaway accident near South Bend late Tuesday riight, two children of James Hicks were trampled to death. Hicica -and his wife were thrown from the wairon, both sustaining seriousinjunes, the exact nature of which it is impossible to learn at this hour. Tne horses 'took fright at a passing train ""* were soon beyond control. Hicks made made every effort to save the children. r. •."/ - New VeneU Almo.t Beady. • WASBIXGTOX,' April 3.—The navy department has made the following official statement of the condition of new war vessels April 1. The figures represent the percentage of completion. Amphitrite, 99 per cent; Maine, 98; Terror 90; Texas, 95; Indiana, 93; Massachusetts, 90; Katahdin 90; Oregon, 89; Puritan, 87; Monadnock, 80, Brooklyn, 42; Iowa, 35; Gunboat fco. „ 31; Gunboat No. 9,' 26; Gunboat fco. 8, 25, •N>w York City Flnancoi. NEW YOBK, April 3.-Mayor Strong in a message to the aldermen on the city's finances declares that by methods peculiar to Tammany a l^ge Part of the city's expenditures which> should have been met in 1893 and 1894 have been forced over to this year. Also that illegal assessments for great sums have been declared void thu, further loading up the present administration. Dispatches from Numerous Place* In Indiana. DiTorm Cuts Short a Hoeejrmoon. W ABASH, Ind.. April 3.-Prof. M. W. Harrison, superintendent of the Wabash public 'schools, brought suit Tuesday for divorce from his wife, formerly Miss Hazel Hammond, of Chicago, whom he married only two weeks ago. The ceremony was performed March 1C by a magistrate in. Chicago, the fact being kept from_ hw friends who were astonished when, the following <Say, the couple returned here. Mrs. Harrison was s> stvlish, vivacious blonde. A week after' the marriage she ordered a, hack and went to the station alone, going to Chicago, and .Mes- dav the action for divorce was commenced on the ground that she hud at . the time of the engagement Insl >o- veinbcr been improperly intimate with a Chicago man, having traveled witk him as his wife, and had since maintained improper relations with him. WIIHnm K>hrc« WiW MurUrrt-d. •» Ei.Ki.Ain-, Ind., April S.-WiHiam Kehres. the young farmer who waa supposed to have committed suicide at his home near this city Sunday night, the body being found in a fence corner the iie.\tmorninpr,itisnow believed waa murdered. A careful examination of the, body revealed that there were no bullet, holes in it, though a revolver had been found lying by its side. The head had boon badly bruised with a club, which caused death. Kehres 1 wife Sundav nitrht informed the other member* of the family that she was going • to Canada, and left the house. Sh«and Edward Moshcr, a neighboring farmer, were immediately afterward driven to a railway station a few mile* distant by Gilbert. OJarm-, who ha*boon, placed under arrest. Those facts were brought out in the examination. Oe- tectiv.-s and oflieers are on the track ol the couplo. H,. V nold» * Co. tone Tnrlr TNmU-Ai-ol.ls, Ind.. April 3.-Th» ; supreme court has affirmed the decision., of the lower court in the case of fc.. Jlevnolds A Co.. contractors, against the Louisville, New Albany A Chi-;. ca"o Railway company. Several year*.'... a-'o Reynolds & Co. entered into a" contract with that road • t*. build a branch road in the coal region*-. of this .state. There was a misunder-.;, standing between thu contractors an« : the railroad, and the road was not;, built. The contractors sued tho com-j.,- pany for 5080,500. The lower «ou*f [found for the railroad company an« ? ,. the supreme court sustained this view/< of the case. Wb«.t Sbort»B« 10.000,000 ST. PAUL. Minn., April 3.-The indications at present are that the Wheat output of this state this^year will be short about 10,000,000 bushels. This will result from the fact that the soil will be put by the farmers to other uses. _ *e twe.ty-eifh* member, of _ konse ot delet»tee ehoee* Crooin £em.), ef thefrirst w*re% and-Burke (dem.), •f the ffljhth, are elected, the remainder beia» rep«bUoan«. **-repuV lioans 'at larre~ were elected to the «i*y jx/omoil, whloh will mow be nn*ni*»busiy republic*., aa M ren republicans are the: hoMrorer members. The aTerefe repmbllcan majority in -a total ToU of 6«,000 M 13,000 K.w TOM. April.I—The Marine Journal hae compiled a record ol .fires in American eotton on shipboard dnr- infthe weeon jui eloeed, which «i- tinds from October !» last to March =8. This record shows that forty-are fires ha-re taken place, ae oontraetod with only efrht of any note in the previous season, the loes beiny tI,000,<X*>- Bprrc^.-' K«llne«T PHU-ADEI-PHIA, April 3.-The Spreck els sugar refinery closed Tuesday for a n indefinite period. The refinery ha. a larffe stock of sugar on hand, and thought it advisable,» stop entirely rath«r than work on half time. Horn- v>rr Fatml. BAI.TIVO'-.'-. -'.••:•' •"••- Mrs - BoecoeB. „_„,!, ,". '."'•' M> lt -r:-.bly tonxnedin ??ho'r -'' • ' idav. March 94, A^ - H daughter of the^-, ' *«~ ^' Ot St Paul, Minn. Mm. Mtaplcton 1I»» Mor» Sp»«m». BRAZn,, Ind., April 3.-Mrs. Andrew^-g Btapleton, aged 15, the child wife of • Andrew Staplcton, aged 05, who cr*-,.^ atcd a sensation in court here recently,-^ by asserting tliat her husband is a wim- - ard and that he had cast a spell ° v «- g her, is again in a dangerous condition^ She recently bad spasms for a week. >£ claiming they were spells, and died, but she recovered. The ' or spells have returned and sht e .-,.--. worse. Many physicians have visited;* her to investigate the strange case. -.| Rain yuenche* Foreit Flret. .-'^j JKFFEBSOX, Ind., April 3.—Kain quenched the forest fires which • raging in southern Indiana, li -ricinity of Bordcn over .a territory 100 miles or more the fire destroy**.. many thousand dollars' worth of proV'i erty Much stock was burned .Jev death and fencing and buildings w reduced to ashes. The individual^"are too great to estimate. In the try surrounding English losses to extent of S30.000 were rcportcd. Harry Komcb'* Body round. HTDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 3.— VV f Boach, a well-known lumber mere of this city, has received word Webb City, Mo,, that the remaii] hifi son Harry, aged 25 years, who killed by a cave-in in the lead mil near that '-place i* May, 1892, have! expectedly been found 180 feet beL the surface and 250 feet back of Jb point where be was carried down. N«w State OfflctalS- I.VDiAJf APOLT8, Ind.. April 3.—1 L. Carter is now secretary of tl printing board, succeeding J. B. nard. Emma L. Davidson, of •ucceeded Nellie Ahern as ste,te^ M rian. W. li. Hart, of Frankford, i reeded Joseph T. Fanning M dejl state auditor. T". E. Hopkins, f University of Illinois, became asm state geologist. »n,w A u M », April ».-The election Milwaukee and the state wae Tery i »raall rote wae polled.. The ^^.T, April ..-The monthly trtaenry statement of the public debt shows that on March SO, 1K5, the public-debt, less cash in the treasury, " to »»Oi;7tO,046, an increase I,ll7,lts. The . T K •' -. l^-ii -.—The assembly billprohil •+# aU pooVeelling, book- making,L^ts and wagen has passed the aesembly-yee*. », nays, 1. It nov* goes to the senate. low* Merchant Fall*. CIDAB EAPIDS, la., April 3.---Georgc A. Frink, general merchant at f Weriey has failed, with liabilities of 512,000 and assets of $8,000.^ The Florida legislature convened at Tallahassee-for its biennial session ol sixty .d*ys. •••Mowed by Ho Ind., April denees of Jeroine Scott Cri-well at lafontaine were 10* 4185. Two bloodhounds frees Boren were started on the eeeat, followed tie trail to the Bi* Four, tion. 1 mile, when they ref»«e« ttf eeed farther. The owner of hounds says the thieves bo; freight train. Vrob«blr Murder* Mr»c«, Tnd.. April 3.-John.Sui land, on bit way to Mund«, foun rtaains of Joseph H. Bright ajong the roadside, and Uie team of horses a mile further the road. Bright was a wett-Xno farmer. The supposition in that: •nas followed and strangled to dc for his moueyi Bright leaves - * ilT. I •m

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