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TO , All oommutilciw Ions for this paper should be teconv patTted by rfiennlii-.- of ttio author; not noocWBrily far jnuJHettfoA,bnt us nn evlilonee of good fulth on tho WMNi of the wrttw. Wrtt.i only on one aMc of tuojm hqr. Be purticmtarly careful In giving names and dftt« lohftve too latter* nnd flKwea Mirtnnnddtetmtt.Prpl* ernamesftro often <llfllou\t>to.cter,tpher, becauseof ti.< Mrcltss manner in whiuii thuv arc wnttfltt. LONJDON has more butgh. Scotch than Ed in- ABOUT 17,000 houses y«ar to London. are added every AMERICAN railroads would reach half Way to the moon. IT takes 195,000,000 gallons of water a 4»y, to supply New York City. A PROMINENT electrical englneerstates that about sixty storage battery street railroad motors are now in operation in various cities of the United States and Europe. THE dynamo is replacing the battery to such an extent in telegraphy that its use will, it is thought, be universal in a lew years. It is both cheaper and more efficient. THERE will be no more general elections this year, but Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Year's are not far oft There is always some thing in life to look forward to. INGENIOUS engineers suggest that the artesian well may be developed by means of electrical appliances into a powerful and cheap source of almost unlimited power. A stTBSTiTUTE for emery in grinding has been found in crushed steel. Highly tampered steel is heated and plungee Into water. This renders it so brittle •that it can be pulverized, and in this shape it does the work of emery bettor than the genuine article. WAU STREEt QUIETER. were had close done. VETERAN seamen agree that the iceberg crop of the present summer exceeds that of any previous year during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Their theory is that the whole mountain ctains of Arctic ice must have been set adrift by the unprecedented mildness of the last winter. Ai/trsiiNU&i bronze of 10 per cent, it is claimed, has a breaking strength oi 810,000 pounds, as against 80,000 pounds for steel; hence when the time comes, which can not be far distant, for build- Ing bridges of aluminum or its alloy we shall have a structure about one-tnir 1 * the present weight and much stronger. THE stones that have been cast upor. the grave of Helen Hunt (in accordance with her wish that visitors should cast upon it two and take away one as a memento) have completely hidden from yiew the original mound, and formed one that somewhat resembles a huge coffin. The pile is now five feet from the ground and increases rapidly. A GEKMAXTOWN, PA., horticulturist this year raised figs of excellent quality in the open air. The only special treatment given in this instance is the burying of the trees when winter cornea. The earth is thrown out on one side, the branches are bent over and kept down /by stout pegs driven into the ground, .•and then the earth is thrown back to cover the branches to a depth of about six inches. A NOVEL sort of legal punishment is •reported from Moncton, N. B., where a lad of eleven was convicted of stealing -shoes from the store in which he was ^employed. There was no reformatory .and the boy was too young to be sen-; tenced to prison. Therefore, tho judge •summoned his mother and ordered her to give him a severe spanking in the presence of the court, after which he •was released, a sadder but wiser urchin. IT is a strange coincidence that exactly one hundred years ago young girls in London were in constant terror of meet- .Ina the "Jack the Ripper" of that day. He attacked ana wuundod oovorn.] ladiea In different parts of the town, cutting their garments and gashing them in tho body with a sharp-pointed instrument, although he never went so far as murder. In April, 1700, a large reward was offered for the apprehension oi "tha Monster," as he was popularly called. ONE of those clever French women, who in their peculiar way have always exercised a great influence in French politics, died tho other day. The dowager Marquise Castellaine was her name, and her last hours were passed at Roch- ecotte in Touraine, where, during the closing years of the second empire, she did so much to undermine the power of Napoleon III. In this secret work she was allied with Thiers occasionally, and more constantly with Montalom- bert, Dupanloup and the Count of Fal- loux. The Actlort bf the Ctaarlhg*Bouse* Cattle* nn E.islct tfeetlng-StocftB In Better Shape-Til* North ttlver ftaJlk Suspend!, Naw Yolift, Noy. 1|.— The action dl the associated banks'in authorizing the issue • of Certificates to an unlimited amount quieted the stock market Wednesday. Members of the clearing house had only to present satisfactory collateral to receive certificates and consequently settle their balances. Throe State banks 'wore unable to set- tie their balances at the clearing house on Tuesday morning and the issue of certificates was authorized. Tho smaller banks which had announced their inability to pay their balances had no connections with Wall street, and the suspension of tho North River Bank at the close of business was a complete surprise. Last week the clearing house circular showed tho North River Bank as having a capital of $240,000, a surplus of $128,500; loans, 82,000,013; deposits, $1,975,000, and cash on hand, $270,000. The cause of the present difficulty is simply tight money. On account of the mention of tho North River Bank as one of the defaulters at the clearing house Tuesday depositors started a quiet but steady run on It Wednesday morning. The bank stood out until 2:30, when its ready money was exhausted and it had to close its doors. Iti did an average business of $3,000,000. An advance of $65,000 in clearing house certificates was insufficient to meet the bank's requirements, and the remaining securities that might be offered for additional aid found unacceptable. The bank nothing to do except to its doors, and this was The loan committee of the clearing house went to the bank for the purpose of examining its assets, but only to find that a representative of the State banking department was in charge. The stock market followed tho developments of the day. The opening was at substantial advances and after many variations the closing was confident. One or two small failures were withoui effect because they were considered merely relics of a past condition. Transactions "under the rule" were numerous, but only for small lots, and high rates for money could no stop the natural reaction. The fina! gains were from 3 to 3 per cent, on an average, and North American, in which the dealings were about 150,000 shares closed a fraction higher, although no above its first price. The reports tha Jay Gould had secured .practical control of tho Union Pacific helped that stock and incidentally affected the stock concerned by it. Northwestern early declined on the supposition that a change in control would put an end to the traffic alliance between the Union Pacific and Northwestern, but when it was discovered that, if the report was true, the arrangement had been made only by the help of bankers interested in establishing harmony among Western railroads, all the granger stocks rose simultaneously. Theyclosed about their highest prices and in urgent demand. The failure of Joseph C. Walcott, banker and broker, 32 pine street, was announced on the Stock Exchange. The failure of B. K. True, stock broker at 38 Broad street, was also announced. Liabilities and assets unknown. George W. Quintard, the assignee of Charles M. Whitney & Co., who failed on Tuesday, said that the firm owed about $3,000,000, which was covered by collateral at 20 .per cent, margin at the time of making the loans. The firm had on hand, he said, about $100,000 in securities, and twice that sum was due which it was thought would be paid within the next few days and would go toward making up to creditors any deficiencies of securities. The creditors had thus far borne themselves most amicably, and some of the larger ones had offered several days ago to straighten out thedifflcultles, if possible. The firm owed nothing outside of the $3,000,000 due on loans, the securities on which were deemed sufficient when the loans were made. Mr. Quintard said that 'the question of whether Whitney & Co. would be able to go on with their business depended upon tho state of the market the next few days and the value of the securities pledged. The assignee of Decker. HowoU &. Co., William Nelson Cromwell, made this statement: "The liabilities are between $10,000,000 and 815,000,000, most of which is due to banks and bankers on loans. The assets are largely in excess of the liabilities, and nearly every loan is well secured by collateral. The firm delivered me a part of its assets, about $1,0,0,00!) of securities in a box. This goes to show that the failure was not due to lack of securities, but to the extreme money stringency which prevented the firm from completing its daily amount of borrowing. If the creditors use good judgment and do not act hasti'.y they will not only be paid in full but will have a good surplus for the estate." FIGURED UP, Tha Population »t NfifHW the Northwest—A titfi of noli, Indiana, ^toWpa« tiitra'lil $.000 or HVJ^fc' ' Mid tottfi rivalries 'fifty noj be set at t. "The Census 'Office i;,is nearly through with 1 the tfffioial ioia&t of all towns having a population of 8,000 or more. Superintendent Porter will issue aulletlns, beginning 1 next week, of statistics of cities, giving the population in 1880 and 1890, and other Interesting matter. The statistics for Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin and towa are given below. They are official and final, and may therefore be relied on in settling points of dispute: ILLINOIS. TOWNS. 1880. 18!)0. Aurora.... 11.8T3 19,631 Belleville..10,BS3 Bloomm'n.17,180 Cairo 9,011 14,000 Canton.... 3,702 5,589 Champ'gn. 5.103 6,83? Chloaeo.&03,lS» 1,09SU3:>. Danville... 7,733 ll.'iSS Decatur... 9,547 16,841 Dlxon 3,068 5,149 E.St.Louls 9,li!6 15,156 Klgtn 8,787 17,429 Preeport... 8,516 11,001) Galena.... 6,451 6,40fi Galesburg.l 1,437 Jacks'nv'lelO,937 TOWNS. MM. Jollet 11,659 15,360 Lincoln.... 6,630 30,000 Litohfleld. 4,338 Mattoon... 5,787 Molino 7,800 Monmouth 5,000 Ottawa.... 7,834 Purls 4,373 Peorla 89,259 Quincy 187,288 RocUford..13.ia9 Hock Isl'd. 11,659 3pringfleldl9,743 Sterling... Anderson, Brazil Col'mbus. Cr'wf vile. Etkhart... 4,126 8,441 4,813 r>,3:>t 6,953 15,812 Streotor... 13,357 INDIANA. 10,759 Marlon.. 6,087 5,108 ItflO. 87,407 0,125 5,7»8 6.829 11,995 6,837 11,500 5,049 40,753 31,478 83,589 13.596 84,852 5,1X13 6,705 6,081 11,000 Mch City. Munclo... N.Alb'ny. Pom. Ev'svillo.. 23.2W 50,07.1 Ft.W'yne. 36,880 35.349 Richm'd.. 13,743 Goshen. .. 4.123 0,027 Seymour. 4,860 Hunt'g'n.. 3,803 7,100 Shctbyv'e 8,745 lolia.. 75,050 107,445 S. Bend.. 13,880 T. Haute. 20,043 Ind'polis.. 75,056 107,445 11,874 a'SS4 Jeff'nv'e... 9,"57 Kokomo... 4,0-0 Lafyette. 14,800 10,407 La Porte.. 6,195 7,122 L'g'nsp't.. 11,198 13,793 Madison.. 8,945 1,198 7.B60 5,S19 16,483 6,280 Prino't'n. 2,566 *0,120 8,781 10,701 11,339 81.01X) 0,731 6,494 16,819 Valp'r'so. Vinc'nes,. Wabash.. 4,401 7.680 8,800 4,233 Boone.... 3,330 Burling'n. 19.450 CM Rp'ds 10,104 Clinton.. . 9,052 C'l Bluffs. 18,003 Creston.. 5,081 Davenplt. S1.831 Dos Mot's 22,408 Dubuque. 22,854 Ft. Mad'n 4,679 Adrian... 7,849 9,839 Alpena... 0,153 11,228 AnnArb'r 8,001 9.F.OO BattleO'lc 7,i'G3 13.0UO Buy City. 20,692 87,820 Bis Eap'a 3,553 5,365 Cheboy'n. 2,809 6,844 Coldwat'r 4,081 5,403 Detroit...116,340 205,069 Escanaba 3.023 *8,000 Flint 8,409 9,845 Grand R's 33,010 64,147 Ishpemi'g 6,039 11,184, JacUson.. 10,105 20,779 Kalama'o 11,937 IOWA. 6,518 Iowa City. 7,183 S8,S38 Keokuk.. 12,117 17,997 Lyons.... 4,095 13,029 Marshul'n 6,240 21.400 Muscati'e 8,295 *9,120 Oskaloosa 4.598 25,161 Ottumwa. 9,001 50,000 Sioux City 7,365 SO. 14? Waterloo. 5,030 8,319 4,190 6.930 4,760 3,888 4,930 3,031 8,501 4,509 8,8f3 5,449 81,7S8 80.887 5,083 8,815 6,198 6,052 5,628 14,075 5,791 9,308 11,432 7,300 Hi, 996 '37.809 6,679 THI OLD ROMAN, Allen ft tlmrman Highly £tonor«d OB the OoOfUion of the Celebration of ttU •nth »lrthrt<vy-ttun,lred* T«hrt«r their CorttfrfttulaW<Mi*-A Banquet' »t \*fcl«n thcJVencr«»l6|9ti»te»iiJtin AniionnoW Hit Retirement from Politic*. . Coiitm&ust- O.,. Not, 14.*-Thu'r'sday was Thurmaft day in Ohio attd fiertto- cratio politicians from more than half the States of the Union journled to Columbus to pay their respects to that Nestor of Democracy, Allen G. Thurmati, on the occasion of his Ttth birthday. The eyes of the country were on Columbus and its central figure, the Old Roman, whoso rugged honesty has likened him to those patriots of old who placed the public welfare above considerations of self. To no retired statesman of recent times has come such a flood of universal good will and loving sentiment. The list of distinguished visitors and those who have procured seats at the banquet table is not composed exclusively of Democrats. There are many Republicans here from Ohio and elsewhere who come, noc as partisans but as citizens, to show their appreciation of the public service rendered by Judge Thurman. The most notable arrival was that of ex-President Grovor Cleveland, who came Thursday morning. The ex-President was accompanied by his former MICHIGAN. Lansing.. I.udingt'n Manistoe. Marquo'o. Menomi'o Monroe... Muskeg'n Negaunce Owosso... Pontlao.. Pt. Huron 12,630 7,409 12,799 9,096 10,808 5,246 22,688 6,061 6,r,44 6,243 13.519 ATO.EN G. TIIUBMAN. private secretary, Daniel Lament. Mr. Cleveland was accorded a splendid reception upon his arrival. A large crowd of people enthusiastically cheered him Saglnaw.7 S9;r>4T 40,318 '. as I IQ stopped from the train. He was W.BayC'y Ypsllantl. 17,857 WISCONSIN. 6,39' 4,984 12,910 6,128 til* •? StUttmafal CftBidWatei itt Several^ Stat«i|ji«<Jf'.\<th6lf Plnttit- . -•> *L ' tN«#l*lto, 111, jJSTOv, 18. *-Further to* dfl' the.tiongrjialonal disttiot vote [ft lllifiols receives At tfae Secretary of ofnc6',f?ive " r th,e complete official fftfi tWb rndre' disttiiStB as follows! Seventh district—Lane, 16,700; Chap- Man, tf/861; Roeaslet, 4,845; Douthit,99?j Lane's plurality, 6,839. Twentieth district—Smith, 17,600; Morris, I 1 ?, 278; Lawrence, 045; Davis, 085, Smith's plurality, 227. Official returns from the Eleventh Congressional district Show that Cable (Dem.) received 19,834 votes and Gest (Rep.) 17,401, Cable's majority helm? 1,873. ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 13.— The Minnesota members of the Fifty-Second Congress, with their pluralities, are as follows.: 1. W. H. Harries, 0 S,0fl3 2. JohnLtnd, R 709 3. O. M. Hall, D 3,824 4. J. N. Castle, D 4,714 5. Klttel Kalveraon, Alliance 1,611 DUBUQITK. la., Nov.a 18.—Complete official returns from the Third Congressional district give Henderson (Rep.) a majority of 190 over Couch (Dom.). DBS Morarcs, la., Nov. 18.—Complete official returns eleot the entire Republican State ticket, including 1 Luke for Railroad Commissioner. The vote was as follows: Secretary of State—MoFarland, 193,061; Chamberlln, 188,881; McFarlund's plurality, 2,800. Auditor—Lyon's plurality, 2,890. Treasurer—Beeson's plurality, 1,653. Attorney-General—Stone's plurality, 8,779. Justice of tho Supramo Court—Rothrook's plurality, 3,290. Clerk of the Supremo Court—Pray's plurality, 3,047. Reporter of the Supreme Court—Ray jnond's plurality, 3,448. Railway Commissioner —Luke's plurality, about 350. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 13.—Returns from all the counties have been received and tabulated" and the totals are asfollows: Matthews (Dem.), for Secretary of State, 233,881; Truslor (Rep.), 214,302; Blount (Pro.), 11,934; Prindle (People's), 17,351; Matthews' plurality, 19,579. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 13.—The official canvass of the vote for Congressmen in Indiana was finished by the Secretary of State Tuesday night. It shows the following pluralities by districts: 1. Parrott, D 8551 8. Bretz, D 2,701 ! 3. Brown,D 3,940 Appleton 8,005 11,825 Ashland.. 851 *16,000 Beloit.. . 4,7i»0 6,276 Chip. F'lS 3,9*2 8,520 Eau Cl're 10,119 17,438 Osttkosh F. du Lac 13.034 11,942 ~ ' Green B'y 7,464 8,870 Janesv'le 9,018 10,631 „ , _ Kenostni. 5,039 fl,52» Stev's J?'t LaCrosso 14,505 25,053 Wat'rto'n Madison.. 10.M24 13,392 Wa'kes'a M'nit'woc 6.367 7,5'25 Wausau.. Marinet'e 5,412 11,513 Superior.. *Estimated. M'n'min'e 4,177 5.485 Mllw 'keel 15,587 204,150 Neenah , Oconto.. Portage.. Racine... Sheb'ytc'n 4,202 4,171 15,748 4.346 16,031 7,314 4,449 7,883 4,613 4,277 5,ora 5,221 83,753 5,130 21,023 16,341 7,888 8,870 7,475 9,851 13,000 about MAJOE-GENEBAL SGHOFIELD has issued a general order amending the army regulations respecting uniforms. It appears that the facetious enlisted man takes pleasure in misinterpreting the Initial) indicative of certain staff department a.s that the "M. D.," which ia the distinguishing mark of the medical department, is translated into "mule driver," and "J. A.," of the judge advocate's department, into "jackass," and so on. To meet the objection of the officers to these terms the order omits the requirement that the initial letters shall figure in the uniform. DASHED OUT HIS BRAINS. The Desperate and Horrible method Adopted by an Imprisoned Member of the llube Burrows Gang to Kill Himself. JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 11.—Joe Jackson, the noted train robber, and one of the notorious Rube Burrows gang, committed suicide in the penitentiary here Monday by jumping from a flight of steps to a brick pavement fifty feet below. He was to have been arraigned with Rube Smith, another of the gang, for robbing the mails at the Buclcatunna train robbery a few months ago. The United States Marshal sent an officer to the cell after him, but he had no sooner opened the door than Jackson, with a drawn knife, ran up the steps. He was told he could not escape. "I know that," ho replied, "but I can kill myself, which I am going to do, and end this matter. I will never be arraigned in this court for my crimes." The officers reasoned with him for an hour and a half without shaking him horrible purpose. They then the steps, but Jackson held bay with the knife, telling would kill the first man who laid hands on him. The penitentiary officials, seeing that he was determined, got a bed to catch him on when he made the fatal leap. "O, that will do no good," he coolly remarked. "I will jump over it" Then, without any emotion, he said to those below: "Look out! Here I come." And, making a dive with his head downward, he struck the pavement, fifty feet below, landing on the back of his head and shoulders. His skull was crushed, and after lingering unconsciously an hour he died. from went them them his up at he FROM THE HARVEST. "THE majority of people wind their watches before going to bed," says a practical watch-waker. "It is the worst .possible time. The right time is in the morning. A watch always goes faster when •the spring is tightly coiled, and when laid down over night is sure to gain a little. In the daytime the shaking ot the body oscillates the spring and retards the movement. If, however, the watch has been wvund in the morning, the effort of the tailed spring to send the hands taster t« equalized by the BhaUing of the moving body, and thus the watch goes neither too fast nor toe •low." Has Quit liusineas. NKW YORK, Nov. 13.—The Guardian Fire Insurance Company of this city has gone into voluntary liquidation because its business had for some time ceased to be profitable, and in fact was conducted at a loss. The cash capital was $200,000. One of the directors said that the cash capital of the company had been impaired to the extent of 10 or 12 per cent. ; that the company had probably $S,000,000 or $9,000,000 risks outstanding, &ad that when they had been reinsured and the business of the company wound up —which would take about a year—the stockholders would probably get seventy-five cents on the dollar. William Is for Peace. BKKI.IN, Nov. 18.—Emperor William opened the Prussian Diet by a brief speech, giving the condition of the state and proposing new legislation. Among other measures are these: An income tax bill; for the organization of provincial councils; for free elementary schools and for a reorganization of the system of. trade inspection. Emperor William read his speech in the White flail. He was cheered on entering the hall, and tha reading of the speech was frequently interrupted by applause, the Emperor's pacific declarations regarding Prussia's foreign relations being especially approved. Small Average Yield of Potatoes—Good Crops of Hay and Sorghum. WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.—The November returns to the Department of Agriculture of rates of yield per acre make the average for corn 19.9 bushels; potatoes, 57.5 bushels; buckwheat 14.5 bushels; hay, 1.20 tons; tobacco, 7^.8 pounds. The corn crop makes the smallest yield reported, excepting only that of 1881, which was 18.0 bushels. That of 1887 was 30.1 bushels. It is 83 per cent, of the average of the last ten years, a period which included four unusually poor years, and only 78 per cent, of last year's crop. Ohio averages ao.7; Michigan, 35.7; Indiana, 34.3; Illinois, 35; Iowa, 20. 'The yields of the hay crop are large as a rule throughout the country. The cane- sugar crop will be a large one and sugf beets have done well west of the Missouri, indicating a probable rapid development of the sugar industry. IT STILL FLOURISHES. Authorities in Utub M ikiu- Mauy Arrest* fur Violation of tile Anti-J'olygiiiny I, nv. SALT LAKE CITV, U. T., Nov. 11.— Notwithstanding President Woodruff'9 proclamation polygamy still nourishes in Uiah. Forty-two arrpsts have been made for this crime within the last Sixty days, and all reports sent out b> the church to the contrary are false. The church has as yet made no declaration on the subject of the manifesto, and is not likely to do so. The silence i thought to be due largely to the influ ence of George Q. Caanou, who bimsoli i baa four wive? driven to the Governor's reaidence, where breakfast was served. The public reception to ex-President Cleveland, announced to take place in the-Governor's office from 11 a. m. to 1 p. m., was taken advantage of by thousands of people. At the conclusion of the reception at the capital the ex-President drove to tho residence of Judge Thurman and congratulated him on the anniversary of his 77th birthday. At the banquet hall the decorations, perfected under the artistic hands of qualified workmen, were a marvel of imposing beauty. It was just 8:15 when ex-President Cleveland and Judge Thurman entered the room. They were arm in arm, the President supporting his venerable companion, who, further assisted by a cane, walked slowly up the hall. A mighty cheer went up from a thousand throats as the audience caught sight of the two distinguished guests of the evening. Simultaneously every man arose from his seat and waved the traditional red bandanna handkerchief in honor of the Old Roman. With dignity, yet smilingly, Mr. Thurman bowed to his 1,000 frantic admirers, and Grover Cleveland did likewise, as cheers for the ex-President rent the air. At the conclusion of the banquet Mr. John J. Lenta, chairman of the Thurman Club, rapped the vast assemblage to order and delivered the address of welcome. Ho was followed by Joseph H. Outhwaite, the toastmaster of the evening. Simultaneously' 1,000 people rose to their feet as the toastmaster concluded his remarks with the words: "To the health, long life and continued happiness of our guest. [Applause.] The ap plause which had greeted the toast was renewed as the "Old Roman" rose to respond. It swelled from applause to cheers, from a mild acclaim to a deafening roar, and 1,000 bandana handkerchiefs were waved frantically in the air. It was five minutes before the cheering which greeted the toast subsided sufficiently to enable Judge Thurman to respond. The inspiration of the occasion caused his massive frame to regain ali its old-time vigor. Mr. Thurman spoke feelingly, expressing gratitude for the demonstration made in his honor. In conclusion, referring to the fact that his name hac been mentioned as a candidate for the Vice-Presidency in 1892, he said: ' Let me say to you, in all sincerity and will out ilio least mentul reservation, that I am no nor shall I ever again be a candidate for office I have been sufficiently honored by my party and neither ask nor desire any further hono than continued friendship and good will. Ex-President Cleveland was heartily cheered on responding to the toast "Citr izenship in America." Don M. Dickinson responded to "The Democracy of the Future;" William T. Wilson to "The House of Representatives;" Judge R. A. Harrison (;o "The Early Ohio Bar;" Thomas Ewing to "The Democratic Party in Relation to Future Public Economy;" ex-Senator McDonald to "The Sen'ute;" W. C. P. Breekinridge to Democracy in America," and Congressman Springer to "The Press." At 2:10 a. m. the banquet closed amid the greatest of good cheer, the band playing the "Star Spangled Banner." 4. Holman.D 1,740 Bynum, D 5,313 JEFFEKSON CITY, Mo., Nov. 13.—Com- slete returns from the Congressional istricts have not yet been received by he Secretary of State. Full returns not bo in for several days. Estimates of majorities of candidates based n newspaper reports and from other ources considered reliable give the ma- oritlos of the fourteen Congressmen elected as follows: 8. O'Neill 1,800 0. Cobb....- 2,000 Cooper, D a,09B Johnson, B 6,349 8, Brookshire, D. .3,068 9. Waugh, K 1.518 10. Patton, D i;i68 11. Martin. D 1,873 12. McClollan, D...4,060 13. Shively, D 8,704 Hatch 6,000 Mansur 7.100 DocUery 7,300 Wilson 8,700 Tarsney 6,000 Heard 7,400 Norton 4,000 10. Byrnes 8,000 11. Bland 5,000 Dearmond 3,000 Fyan 2,500 14. Arnold 0,000 The Democrats elect the entire delegation. PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13.—The raem- aers of Congress elected from Pennsylvania, their politics and majorities are as follows: 1. Blngham. R. . 7,669 15. Wright, R 1,800 8. O'Neill, R... . 6,53916. Hopkins, R.... 52 3. McAleer, D.. 2,975 17. Wolverton, D. 5,600 4. Reyburn, R . 10,28r> 18. Atkinson, R... 400 6. Harmer, R.. 11,40319. Beltzhoover.D 3,150 6. Robinson, R. 3,600 SO. Scull, R 626 7. Hallowell, D 16721. Huff, R 1,500 8. Mutcher.D.. 6,81328. Dalzell, R 7,100 9. Brunor, D... 10,700 23. Stone, R 6,800 10. Brosiu&, R... 9,95224. Stewart, R..,. 34 11. Amerman, D 80S25. Gillespie, D... 2,643 IS. ShonU, R.... 1,428 26. Grtswold, R... 8,0 X) 13. Reilly. D 1,500 27. Stone, R 8,500 14. Rife, R 3,48728. Kribbs, D 4,800 LITTLE HOOK, Ark., Nov. 13.—Official returns from the Second Congressional, district give Breckenridge (Dem.) 875 majority for the short term and 811 for the long term. CONCORD, N. H., Nov. 13.—A special canvas of the New Hampshire State returns shows that Hiram A. Tuttle (Rep.) receives 42,472; Charles H. Amsden (Dem.), 43,372; Prohibition, 1,805, giving Tutytle a plurality of 100. Nose- turns from Wentworth were received, but this will not change the result ten votes either way. A majority is required to elect, so the Legislature will have to be the final arbiter in the matter. The Senate will stand fourteen Republicans and ten Democrats. f ROUBLE AT ANN ARBOR. .and ft €omp»« lihrtlyHnj-t, A tiflii Ujfttttegft Blttden ny of Slate Amttl^W flpd One CIMfofr Mil ^jst'Ataiolt,"Mi6h.v Not. tfotlblfe ia likel^ t0'gtoi$ out ot a collis ion IVednesday betwaen the militia company and .the University students. Irving Beimiebft, sdtt ot Super* intendent Denttlsoti of Toledo, one ot the wounded students, has died of his injuries, while two others afo BO badly hurt that their re* covery has been given up. The trouble began when Company A of the State milttla marched to the house of a newly married member and fired a volley. Tho shooting brought out at least a thousand students, who guyed the soldiers. Thisf annoyed the commander, Lieutenant Granger, and he ordered a charge. This in turn angered tho students and they pitched into the soldiers. Vicious and fierce fighting followed and many on both sides were hurt in the melee. When it was learned on the streets that a death had been the result of the "run" of Wednesday evening the citizens and students alike expressed their disapproval , of the proceedings. Knots of students gathered downtown, and the streets were lined with earnest crowds discussing the all-absorbing topic. That a crowd of armed men should march through the streets, beating drums and shooting volleys of blank cartidrges so soon after tho exciting events of Tuesday night was universally censured. Mayor Manly said tho young man who commanded the squad of militia came to him and asked to be allowed to have the squad fire an honorary salute for their comrade who had just been married. The mayor denied the request, knowing that if granted it would result in exciting tho students again. At 11 o'clock a. m. Coroner Clark impaneled a jury for the purpose of investigating the matter thoroughly. Tho Inquest continued through the afternoon and the court-room was crowded with 1,000 or more students. The inquest is being conducted in a thorough manner. All the witnesses swore they did not at any time see any Btones thrown or other weapons used by the students. About all of the evidence was to the same effect—even that of one of the members of Company A—although the latter said some of the members claimed they were hit. There are two sides to the case, the militiamen claiming they were struck by clubs and stones before they retaliated, while the students claim the militia charged first. It is certain that stones were thrown at some time during the fracas, as Granger, who was in com-j mand of the squad, now lies at hishom with his skull fractured and about eve chances for his recovery. The prosecution of the case will vigorous. Already three arrests ha been made. S. F. Granger, who coin manded the militia, was arrested in his bed, and was in such condition that he could not be moved. The other two prisoners are Ellsworth Thomas and Fred Root. Warrants have been issued for all those who were in the military ranks Wednesday night THROUGH A TRESTLE. THE WEATHER The PROPHETS. Corps SHORT OF FUEL. South Uikkotang Llki-ly to Suffer Through a Lack of Wood unil Coal. HUUON, S. D., Nov. 14. -Local fuel dealers have been unable tu fill orders for wood and hard coal sent froin smaller towns because the railroad companies have been giving more attention to the shipment of grain East than to the bringing of fuel West. There ia but a limited supply of fuel at any of the* towns ou the west oy north lines for filty to 100 miles. The bin* here do not coataiu enough to last three days and in the event of cold weather much eufr would result, Work of the Army Signal Praised by General Greely. WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.—Chief Signal Officer Greely, in bis annual report, says there has been a decided improvement in the condition and efficiency of the army as regards signal practice. About 2,000 miles of heliograph lines were operated, and messages were successfully sent and answered over ranges, respectively, of eighty- five, eighty-eight and' ninety-five miles, and communication was had at 135 miles. At the end of the year 1,337 miles of military telegraph lines and 631 miles of seacoast lines were in operation. There were only fourteen occasions during the year on which severe cold waves were not predicted, 98 per cent, of all the important cold waves being noted in advance. In speaking of tornadoes General Greely says that in no State may a destructive tornado be expected oftener than once in two years, and in conclusion says tornadoes are not so destructive of life as thunder-storms. Queen Emma Appointed Ite^ent. THE HAGUE, Nov. 13.—Queen Emma has been appointed regent to govern the Kingdom during tbe illness of William. Five Killed and Many Injured In a Bad Smashnp on the Noctliern Pacific. PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 14. — The southbound Overland Pacific train went through the trestle over Lake Labish, near Salem, at about 8 o'clock Wednesday night. Tho trestle gave way when the engine ran on to it, and the train, trestle and all went down together, the engine being overturned and half buried in the mud. Following the engine came the tender, mail, baggage and express cars, smoking car and tourist sleeper, all of which were smashed. Four men were killed outright, one has died of his wounds; and aardly a passenger on the train escaped Injury. Among the wounded was Captain Jack Crawford the well-known poet scout. -The deaths from tho accident will probably reach as high as ten, and many have sustained what are feared to be serious internal injuries. The bridge is about 600 feet long and from sixteen to twenty feet high. It is supposed the engineer felt the trestle give way as soon as liis engine struck it. He gave one short whistle and set the brakes. The train moved ahead about fifty yards as it went down. MANY REPORTED KILLED. Rumors of an Awful Accident on tho Union 1'uolUo in Which Thirty-Five Lives Are Lost. OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 14. — -A report reached here early this morning that a passenger train on the Union Paciflo bad been wrecked near Cheyenne, Wyo. and that thirty-five lives were lost The train was the througn express No. 8, which is due here at 11;45 to-day. The disaster occurred last night and owing tc the remoteness of the place no particulars can be learned. It is said, however, that the train was thrown from the track down an embankment, and that hardly a person on board escaped injury. The Union Pacific in the region of the accident runs through a sparsely-settled country and the stations are far apart. The accident occurred several miles from any town. Au Ohio »auk Pails. MT. VEBNON, O., Nov. 14.— The Knojc County Savings Uank has suspended, it is reported, on account of the failure ot Decker Howell & Co., of New York. Liabilities, $17,000; nominal assets, 520,000. Mr*. Smart's Nine IIu»b»uclg. Mrs. Smart, a woman living in Gray« son Couaty, Tex., has a character synonymous with her name. Kho is now living with her nintb husband. She is fifty-one years of age and remarkably well preserved. In her youth sbe was noted for her beauty. Four of her husbands were killed in the Confederate aroy. Another was sent *o prison for fifteen years. Two subsequent husbands died, and then a lumberman whom she wedded was cut to pieces in a saw-mill. What her present husband's fate will bo Is not yet doteriniaed. She has eleven »f her own Burglar* M <lie a Dig- Haul. NEW OBLEANS, Nov. 14 —The safe ia toe store of A. Ji. Meyer, corner pf Texas avenue and Jordan street, waj drilled and blown open Wednesday night and robbed of &4.000 in cash and ' 930,000 in bonds, notes, mortgages and valuable documents. The job was •work of experts. No clew. Will Weil Emperor William's SUter. ROME, Nov. 14.— In a letter mitted through Chancellor Von CaprivJ to King Humbert, Emperor William consents to the marriage of bis sister, the Princesa Margaret, to the Pi'iuo* of Naples, heir VQ the Italiaa .-e> ^ • '£'„«* •

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