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NEWS OF THE WEEK
In a Condensed Form (or Our
HAPPENINGS OF TWO CONTINENTS
A R e su m e o f the L e s s Im p o rta n t but
Not Less In te re stin g E ve n ts
o f the Past Week.
Riots are occurring in Vladivostok.
The Ameti.'an Mining congress is in
session at El Paso, Texas.
Witte has determined to crush the
rebellion in Poland with iron heel.
Prosecutor Ileney is arranging for
land fraud trials at the national capi
An American cruiser has been sent
to Cronstadt, Russia, to protect Ameri
Suit under the Elkins law has been
begun against the Pab3t brewery and
Christians are fleeing from the in
terior of China and America has sent a
squadron to Canton.
Speaker Cannon denies that he is a
candidate for president and predicts
legislation on railroad rates.
The national committee for the relief
of Russian sufferers reports having re
ceived $132,685 raised in the United
The Reclamation service has asked
Secretary Hitchcock to reconsider his
decision relative to the Umatilla irriga
Tammany will rely on a decision of
Judge Parker, made several years ago,
to prevent a recount in the New York
A Texas mob lynched three negroes
who bad murdered a farmer.
More frauds are being discovered in
the recent New York election.
Brewers oppose prohiition in Okla
homa. saying beer is not intoxicating.
Yeilow lever has broken out in Cliha.
The first victim at Havana to die was
A court martial has been ordered on
Midshipman Meriwether, who killed a
companion in a fight.
Great Britain has perfected the basis
of an agreement with Russia in which
Germany is slighted.
A former minister of Boston has been
indicted for swindling. His operations
are said to involve $1,000,000.
France and Venezuela have reached
an agreement. It is said that in this
case Venezuela was in the right.
People in all parts of the United
States are raising funds for the Jews of
Portland expects to send
A g ric u ltu ra l D e partm e nt B la c k lists a
L o n g L ist of D e ale rs.
Washington, Nov. 14.— While the air
in full of talk about graft, Secretary
Wilson, of the department of Agricul
ture, is going ahead quietly puncturing
one form of graft that is imposed upon
the farmers cf the country— that oper
ated by the fraudulent seed men. Un
der a special act of congress Mr. W il
son’s department makes an examina
tion and analysis of seed sent in by
farmers who are suspicious that dealers
are selling them adulterated goods. As
a result of investigations
made, the Agricultural department has
issued a warning to farmers agonist
buying red clover or alfalfa seed from
a number of dealers who have been
found disposing of adulterated seed.
The dealers named on the Tiet are:
W. W. Rawson & Co., Boston; Ross
Bros., Worcester. Mass.; W. I I . Small
& Co., Evansville, Ind.; The W . E.
Barrett Company, Providence, R. I.;
Barteldes & Co., Denver, Colo; Cross-
man Bros., Rochester, N . Y . ; W. E*
Dailwig, Milwaukee; J. A. Everett,
Indianapolis; James Gregory & Son,
Marblehead, Mass.; W. Crossman, Pe
tersburg, Va.; Hamilton Bros., Cedar
Rapids, la.; Huntington *Sc Paige, In
dianapolis; Jacob F. Kirchner, Pitts
field, Mass.; McMillan Seed Company,
Atlanta, Ga.; B. E. Martin, Salem,
111.; L. L. May & Son, St. Paul,
Minn; National Seed Company, Louis
ville, K y .; The Frank 8. Platt Co.,
New Haven: Rush Park Seed Com
pany, Independence, la.; Steckler Seed
Company, New Orleans, and Young A
Halstead, Troy, N. Y .
The names of these dealers are pub
licly posted by the department, in
reality they are blacklisted. This note
is a warning to farmers who are in the
market for red clover or alfalfa seed.
IT S W O R K A F IA S C O .
on P u b lic P rin tin g D o e s
N o t F ix B la m e fo r W aste.
Washington, Nov. 14. — Judging by
results so far obtained by the “ joint
committee on printing,” the public
printing graft is not going to be checked
by congress this winter, as President
Roosevelt had hoped.
hearings to officials of the government
printing -office, oilficlaio in charge of
senate and house documents and some
of the men in charge of publications in
the various departments, the committee
arrives at the conclusion that there lias
It is not able to analyze
the waste; it is not able to point out
the manner in which the waste can he
checked; it is not able to fix the re
In short, the committee
has brought to light nothing new. And
now it has taken an indefinite recess.
But this class of investigation is typ
It is about as effective as the
average congressional inquiry.
parallel to the inquiry held in the last
congress for the purpose of clearing
senators and representatives of charges
made against them in the famous Bris
tow postal report.
Reed Smoot has fallen into disgrace
in Salt Lake City by dragging the Re
N O B IL L . S A Y S B U R T O N .
lief society into politics. This has been
the only Utah institution on which the C o n g re s s io n a l A p p ro p ria t io n s M u s t Be
Mormon and Gentile have united.
K e p t at L o w e s t Fig u re .
Norway is naming her ministers to
A ll foreigners are leaving Odeesa,
fearing the disorders.
A strike may tie up the Chicago
light and water works.
The merit system will be adopted for
the American diplomatic service.
Every tenth man among the Cron-
stadt mutineers is to be executed.
An Ohio doctor is accused of nine
murders, bidding his whole family.
A New York grand jury has issued 12
indictments in connection with the
The French cabinet has been shaken
by the resignation of the minister of
war after a stormy scene in the cham
A Detroit, Michigan, stonemason has
ejected a statue of satan and placed it
in his front yard, declaring it repre
sents his friend.
A general movement has been started
in the United States to raise funds for
the relief of Russian Jews. It is hoped
to secure $1,000,000.
King Edward of England has passed
his 64th birthday.
A ll of Russia’ s grand dukes are now
out of controlling offices.
Washington, Nov. 14. — The Post
tomorrow will say:
No general river and harbor bill will
be passed by congress at the approach
ing session. This forecast was made by
Representative Burton, of Ohio, chair
man of the river and harbor committee,
before he left Washington for Hot
Springs, Va., for a short vacation.
There are two cogent reasons for not
enacting such legislation next winter,
according to Representative Burton—
first, because a large bill passed last
session carried appropriations for all
projects deserving of immediate atten
tion from congress; second, the neces
sity of holding down appropriations to
the low set figure to prevent, if possible,
another deficit in the treasury.
S a le o f L o t s P o stp o n e d .
Washington, Nov. 14.— The sale of
lots in the new townsites of Heyburn
and Rupert, on the rich Minidoka re
clamation project in Idaho, hafe been
postponed from November 14 to 21 to
some date early in April. This action
has tieen taken by the secretary of the
Interior upon the recommendation of
the governor of Idaho and prominent
citizens of that state.
Bad weather is
feared and lack of suitable accommoda
tions for the purchasers. It is advisa
ble to postpone the event until later,
when prices will be higher.
S t r ik e r s C all to A rm s .
Several American warships have gone
St. Petersburg, Nov. 1 4 — The strike
to San*' Domingo to suppress a revolt leaders, after a conference which lasted
until 1 o’ clock this morning, drafted an
Herrick, the defeated candidate for appeal calling on all citizens to arm in
governor of Ohio, says slander by his defense of thei ’ homes and familiej.
The delegates to the union of unions
enemies was the cause.
decided to again stop all traffic be
A Chinese mob at Lien Chow has tween Warsaw and St. Petersburg, and
killed five American missionaries.
orders to that effect were issued.
workmen have been commanded to
Senator Ciillom says he exjiects con
work not more than eight hours a day
gress to ratify the treaty with Santo
beginging this morning.
Domingo, giving the finances of that
country into the control of the United
Sailers and artillerymen at Cron-
stadt mutinied, bu. were subdued after
a clay of terror.
Ma< hine guns were
turned on them by loyal troops and
bunderds shot down.
SE L L A D U LT ER A T ED SEED.
An earthquake has been felt in Utah
C o m m itte e
Russian Socialists, led by Gorki, are
agitating for a republic.
P l llLlaUED EVERY FRIDAY BY
B u y M o u n ta in o f Iron.
El Paso, Tex., Nov. 14 — News has
come from Mexico tnat the United
States Steel company has purchased the
famous Solid Iron mountain, the rich
est of its kind in the world, at Du
C llO O K
POINTS OF MESSAGE
Measures President Will Recom
mend to Congress.
RATE QUESTION FIRST ON LIST
L o n g e st
M ost R e
m arka b le o f P re sid e n t R o o s e
velt’s S tate P a p e rs.
Washington, Nov. 14.—‘The nroofs of
the message that President Roosevelt
will send to congress on the first Mon
day in December are now in bis hands
for final revision. It is said by those
members of his cabinet who have heard
portions of it read that it will he the
longest and most remarkable document
that has been written by President
Among other topics that
have been treated in a striking manner
are the following:
Correction of the rebate evil and the
regulation of railroad rates.
Telling what has been done toward
building the Panama canal and advo
cating legislation that will expedite the
Urging the reorganization of the dip
lomatic and consular service.
Advocating moderation in Chinese
Suggesting methods for cementing up
the cracks in the immigration laws.
Recommending administrative re
forms in governmental departments and
the adoption of business methods in
operating the government.
Urging the ratification of the Santo
Recommending better tariff relations
with the Philippines and Porto Rico.
Explaining the government’s right to
inquire into corporations engaged in
Pointing to the benefits of a greater
Preservation of Niagara Falls from
the encioachinents of commerce.
Statehood for territories.
Federal supervision of insurance
companies greatly desired.
Other topics touched upon are:
Treaty of Portsmouth, trade in the
Orient, treasury deficiencies, public
lands, forest reservations, rights of la
bor, Venezuela and economy in govern
AGAINST T.Afc RAlLRO><DS.~
W a sh in g to n State C o m m is s io n
h o ld s A ll C o m p la in ts.
Colfax, Wash., Nov. 14. — “ Found
guilty as charged on each count of the
This is the verdict of
the State Railroad commission rendered
yesterday evening in the State Railroad
commission vs. the O. R & N. Co.,
the Great Northern Railroad company
and the Northern Pacific Railroad com
Shipments from Puget sound for
points on the O. R. <& N. in Eastern
Washington must not be routed via
Portland unless requested by the ship
per. Coal rates from Kodyn to points
on the O. R. & N. in Eastern Washing
ton must be lowered to that existing
before the cancellation of the joint
rates January 1, 1602, and joint rates
must, be re-established between all the
railroads of Washington. In fact, the
railroads have lost every point, and the
commission has arbitrarily announced
its intent to fix the rates to favor Puget
sound at the expense of Portland.
The O. R. (Sc N. Co., by its attorney,
James Wilson, announced just before
adjournment of the commission, after
all the testimony bad been taken, that
it would grant a rate of $2 55 on Ros-
lyn coal from Wallula to Colfax, mak
ing the total rate on both roads of
$4.45, thus placing Roslyn coal on an
equal basis with Wyoming coal.
Commissioner McMillan asked if the
(>. R. <Sc N. and Northern Pacific would
make the same rate on Roslyn coal to
Colfax that the Northern Pacific makes
to Garfield an 1 Pullman. Mr. Wilson
stated he has no authority to make such
F R ID A Y ,
B L O W A T IR R IG A T IO N .
H itc h c o c k R e fu se s t> A p p ro v e F r o
je c ts in the N o rth w e st.
Washington, Nov. 13.— Following
close upon Secretary Taft’s refusal to
recommend an appropriation for con
tinuing the improvement of the mouth
of the Columbia river comes Secretary
Hitchcock’s refusal to approve the
Umatilla irrigation project in Oregon,
and the Okanogan an l Tietan projects,
in Wahhington, ali of which have been
pronounced feasible by the reclamation
engineers, and all of which were re
cently submitted to Mr. Hitchcock for
bis approval. Lack of funds is given
as his reason for turning down all three
Mr. Hitchcock f in is that he has al
lotted all the money *n the reclamation
fund and about $3/)00,000 in excess.
He concludes that it is time to check
these allotments, and is determined to
accumulate a surplur before more work
He therefore intends
to bold back on new prt j *cts until July
1, at which time, it is estimated, there
will he a surplus on hand of about $3,-
000,000. Mr. Hitchcock finds nothing
wrong with the engineering features of
these projects, but h3 is entering upon
a new’ policy of distributing money out
of the reclamation fund, and his reform
is put in force just at the time when
Oregon and Washington were in line
Another thing that develops in con
nection with the refusal to approve the
Umatilla, Okanogan and Tietan projects
is the determination of the secretary to
hereafter confine allotments of reclama
tion funds to 61 per cent of the amount
contributed by the various states and
territories. It is unfortunate for Ore
gon and Washington that this rule is
adopted at this late day, but, if it be
lived up to strictly, the secretary
should at once expend $2.500,000 in
Oregon and more than $1,500,000 in
Washington. As a matter of fact, not
a dollar of the reclamation fund has
been expended on any irrigation work
in Washington, and the only benefit
Oregon seems likely to receive for some
time is her share of the $1,000,000
which has been set aside for Klamath.
O N L Y H E R R IC K IS B E A T E N .
R e p u b lic a n s C a r r y iVost o f O h io E le c
tion— L e gislatu re D ou btful.
Columbus, O., N jv . 13.— Today’s
developments have c.eared up the post
election situation in Ohio considerably.
Practically comple ireturns on tlie en
tire state ticket
that all the Re
pu Diican t7rfl®l^^ei.?^Pl*rpVToï »¿uYernfir
have been elected by substantial plu
The figures given out by
Chairman Dick, of the Republican
State committee, ^\ow a range from
27,000 plurality on lieutenant governor
to 30,000 on state.' treasurer. Leads
Houck, Democratic Candidate for lieu
tenant governor, before leaving for his
home at Mount Vernon tonight, ad
mitted his defeat.
( ’hairman Garber,
of the Democratic State committee,
was expected to giv3 out a statement
tonight, but did not.
Both parties continue to claim a ma
jority in both branches of the legis
lature. The majority in either branch
will be small, possibly not more than
two or three for the party that controls.
Plan to Relieve T a ft of P a n a m a
t e rs A g a in D isc u sse d .
M a t
E V ID E N C E O F F R A U D .
Y o r k ’s Ele ction W ill B e T h o r
o u gh ly Investigated,
New York, Nov. 10. — The contest
over the mayoralty election inaugur
ated by William Randolph Hearst, the
Municipal Ownership candidate, devel
oped interesting and spectacular feat
Charges that several ballot boxes had
been stolen before the returns were re
ported and that others were found im
Partial L a w T h i eatens Poland, W h t r e paled were made during the day. The
investigation of the election promises
C o n d itio n is S e r io u s — W itte
to be the most thorough ever made in
C o m p le te s C abinet.
New York City.
The police have not reported aay
St. Petersburg, Nov. 11.— Except in ballot boxes missing since the election,
the kingdom of Poland, where the hut there have been reports that un
rapidly growing Nationalist movement locked and unsealed ballot boxes have
and the state of tension among the pro been found in out-of-the-way places
letariat will soon bring about the dt- There was one report that ten men on
claration of a state of war, Russia the tuglnjat Robert White had picked
seems, for the time being, at least, to up four ballot boxes floating in the
be generally tranquil. Telegrams from North River early yesterday, and Mr.
interior points report the restoration Mayer admitted having such iniorma
of order in nearly all cities and towns, tion.
Evidence of gross carelessness in the
but in many cities, notably St. Peters
care of election returns developed yes
burg and Moscow, the better classes of
the population are greatly disturbed terday when the official envelope con
owing to the rumors of approaching at taining the official returns and tally
tacks by the “ Black Hundred,” com sheets for the 73d election district of
the 35th assembly district was found
posed of the most ignorant types of the
in a baby carriage in the cellar of a
populace which, according to these ru
house in The Bronx. How it got there
mors, are scheduled to take place in St.
no one in the house was able to ex
Petersburg tonight and in Moscow to
plain. The tally sheet showod that 2^
votes had been cast for Ivins, 99 for
The apprehension in St. Petersburg
McClellan and 139 for Ilearst. Both
lias become so great that the prefect of
Mr. Jerome and Attorney General
police, who succeeded General Trepoff
Mayer at once began an investigation
in command of the city police, has in
Mr. Hearst announced today an ad
struct d his subordinates to take the
ditional reward of $10,000 for evidence
fullest measures to crush any disorder for the arrest, conviction and imprison
in its incipieney, so as to disabuse the ment of the first Tammany district
minds of the “ loyalists” of the idea leader to be convicted of frauds against
that the police would remain inactive, the ballot in Tuesday’s election. Thit
is in addition to the other rewards, ag
in such an emergency the strong hand
gregating $17,000, for proof of crimes
of General Trepoff is being missed, even against the ballot and registration laws
by the factions which most execrated in the election. This makes the total
of rewards lie has offered $27,000.
The first information came to Dis
Count W itte’s new cabinet may now
be regarded as completed.
Count through a policeman, who walked into
Lamsdorff, minister of foreign affairs, his office with a bunch of ballots, and
and M. Manukhin, minister of justice, said that he knew where more of the
will retain their positions, leaving only same kind were to be found, but that
be bad not dared to bring in all he bad
the posts of ministers of the interior found until he had been assured of
He was sent back with a
and education to be
S h lfo»» o ^ J I ubiuiv , who
preeiuoni ■ county detective, whom he escorted t*
of the first Zemstvo congress, has defi a barber flhop, where the ballot box
nitely declined to accept any position was found.
in the cabinet.
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. I 50 per month
611 per b o i U i
6.ou per month
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10.00 per mouth
Business notices in local columns will be
charged at the rare oi ten cents a line.
Legal advertisements will in all cases be
charged to the person ordering them, at legal
rates, and paid for before proof is furnished.
OHIO IS DEMOCRATIC
Black Hundred Causes Panic in
Working Majority of Legislature
and Governor of State.
MISS STRONG HAND OP TREPBEF
HEARST CONTESTS !N NEW YORK
M A S S A C R E S IN B E S S A R A B I A .
M o b Incited to K ill J e w s by L ie s of
G o ve rn m e n t O fficials.
Odessa, Nov. 11. — Authentic ac-
counts received here from various
points in Be*s.irabia show that the anti-
Hebrew outbreaks there followed the
same lines as at Odessa, varying only
in the number of victims.
At Kishineff the disturbances were
preceded by inflammatory speeches by
gendarmes and city officials near the
governor’ s house, asserting that the
Hebrews had attempted to take the
life of the local bishop, and intended to
loot the treasury. The mob thus in
cited started the bloody work. Carry
ing icons and portraits of the emperor,
the mob proceeded to Alexatidrovskai,
Pushkanhkaia and Gostinkaia streets,
devastating and pillaging unhindered.
A mob at Ismail, Bepsarabia, burned
alive 11 Hebrews who had hidden in a
I ay-it k.
Washington, Nov. 13.— An echo of
the suggestion that the Isthmian canal
should he placed under the State de
partment has been heard in a rumor of
the possibility that the Insular bureau,
which grew up under the direction of
Secretary Root when he was at the
head of the War department, may be
transferred to the State department.
The discussion of the matter has not
B rit ish Fleet is P re p a rin g .
taken any concrete form, hut it is one
London, Nov. 11.— It is stated in
of the suggestions made to relieve the official circles here that an agreement
secretary of war of heavy responsibili has been arrived at among the powers
ties which now rest upon him in ad concerning the naval demonstration
ministering not only the affairs of the against Turkey. A dispatch to a news
army, hut the Philippines, the Panama agency from Gibraltar says that the At
canal and other island interests.
lantic fleet has been ordered to remain
It would take legislation to bring there pending further instructions.
about the change, as the Insular bureau The vessels, the dispatches say, have
was legislated into the War depart been expected to take on a full pupply
ment when the Philippine government of coal, ammuniton and provisions,
C o n c e s s io n s to P e a sa n ts.
but that the objective of the fleet is
St. Petersburg, Nov. 14.— The gov act was passed.
ernment has decided to make an appei 1
E x tr a S e s s io n in P e n n sylvan ia
to the peasants.
With the workmen
M o n e y M a rk e t A lm o st B are .
of the cities completely estranged and
Harrisburg, Pa., Nov. 13.— Governor
Liberals refusing to aid the authorities, P'-nnyacker issued a reclamation today
New York, Nov. 11.— Money on call
there is nothing left but to turn to the calling an extra session of the legisla went to 15 per cent today, the highest
peasants, and the emperor has approved ture for January 15 to consider reform rate for several years. Last Saturday’s
a ukase informing them that measures legislation. Bills to enable contiguous bank statement showed the surplus re
for the amelioration of their condition c«Mes in the same counties to be united serve to be almost exhausted, and since
will receive immediate consideration. into one municipality; to reapportion then large sums have been sent from
The discontent of the peasants and the the state into senatorial and represent New York to the interior, leaving prac
danger of the spread of the agrarian ative districts; to provide for the per tically nothing to be lent in this mar
movement largely contributed to the sonal registration of voters, and for the ket.
Secretary of the Treasury Shaw
government of cities first class, and the was in New York today, and it was re
proper distribution of the power exer ported he intended to deposit several
T r o o p s in Finland M utiny.
cised by such municipalities are to be million dollars of government funds
with the banks to relieve the situation,
Helsingfors, Nov. 14.— A revolt broke considered at the extra session.
but this report could not be confirmed.
out jesterday in the garrison of Svea-
W itte T h re a t e n s to R e sig n
borg. Hundreds of the men assert that
Ir is h O p p o s e d to Alliance.
they have been retained with the colors
Chicago, Nov. IS .- The St. Peters
from two to three years beyond the burg correspondent of the Daily News
New York, Nov. 11.— Sentiments in
legal period of their service, and also cables: An influential Russian informs opposition to efforts to bring about an
complain of their conditions of life. your correspondent that Count Witte alliance between the United States and
The mutineers refused to obey orders, insisted yesterday that the ministers of Great Britain were given expression to
expelled the civilians from the pre war and of the navy and the president night at a meeting in Cooper Union
cincts of the fortress and in several of of the national defense must submit to , nnder the auspices of the Irish as«*ocia-
the barracks threw beds, chairs and the premier like the other cabinet min tion. Speakers declared that the ar
kitchen apparatus out of the windows. isters.
The czar refused these de rival of the British squadron under
mands, whereupon Count Witte tender command of Prince Louis of Batten berg
ed his resignation, which was not ac was not for social courtesies, but was
Reviving a Dead S ch e m e .
planned in the interest of an alliance
Mexico City, Nov. 14.— The Mexican cepted.
between the two nations.
Herald points a story claiming it has
D u n n e W ill R e tu rn to C h a r g e .
information that the governments of
M id d y D is m is s e d fo r M a rr y in g .
Chicago, Nov. 13 — Mayor Dunne
Great Britain and Japan have practical
Annapolis, Md., Nov. 11. — Hollo
ly decided to construct a ship canal of announced today that he will present
their own across Nicaragua, practically another message and ordinance to the Carlyle Palmer, of Charlotte, Vt., has
on the lines of the plan rejected by the city council, in which the purcriM6° of been dismissed from the Naval Acad
American government, Great Britain the present street car lines and the emy for marrying while on leave this
to furnish the capital and Japan the ownership by the citv of all the present summer. He was 22 years old, and a
system of linee w ill bu sought.
member of the second c ass
a d v e r t is in g r a t e s .
‘ ■j column —
F L O A T IN G
M IN E S A
P le ia d e s B a re ly M is s e s D e stru c tio n in
C h in a S ea .
Victoria, B. C., Nov. 10. — Tin
steamer Pleiades, which arrived toda\
from Niu Chwang and Tientsin, had a
narrow escape from destruction by a
Heating mine near Niu Chwang on Oc
Officers of the Pleiades re
port that floating mines are now a great
menace in the China pea, and several
vessels have been lost to date as a re
suit of them. The Hsieho was Punk a
lay before the Pleiades passed the
mine. This steamer struck a mine
when off the Shantung coast, near Wei
There were two foreign
passengers, and both were among the
survivors of 110 persons who were on
hoard. Fifteen were drowned
steamer Chinhua rescued 69 people
Messrs Manchau and Muir, «ngineers
who were residents of Shanghai, were
among the drowned.
News was brought by the Pleiades
that Admiral Nehogatoff, when inter
viewed at Hong Kong, en route to Eu
rope, stated he would not go to Russia,
hut proposed instead to go to F rance,
and subsequently to the United States.
Wu Ting Fang. ex-Chinese minister
to the United States, is reported to
have lost his hearing permanently as a
result of the bomb outrage at Pekin on
the occasion of the departure of the
W ill N o t H u rt P o lic y -H o ld e rs.
L o u isv ille
F u s io n is t s
W ill F ig h t E le c
tion o f D e m o c ra tic C ity O ffic e r s
a n d M e m b e r s o f L e gisla tu re .
Washington, Nov. 9.— The election
>f John M. Pattisou, Democrat, as gov
ernor of Ohio by approximately 40,000
plurality over Myron T. Herrick, the
present Republican governor; a Demo*
ratio working majority in both houaes
>f the Ohio legislature; an immediate
ippeal ot William R. Hearst, the Mu
nicipal Ownership candidate for the
N’ew York mayoralty, to the Supreme
court to contest McClellan’s election in
that city on the basis of alleged evU
lence of wholesale illegal acts at the
polls; a plurality of 3,4X5 votes for
McClellan, and immediate contest by
the fusionists in Louisville in the
courts against the election of Demo
cratic municipal officers and members
of the legislature were the develop
ments in today’s election aftermath.
McClellan’s plurality is the m iL i-
mum on record for a successful mayor
alty candidate in New York.
Hearst’ s managers claim evidence of
illegal acts against 1,000 inspectors of
election and that 30,000 of his adher
ents were turned back from the polls
because their names already had been
voted. District Attorney Jerome l as
announced that he will make a search
ing investigation of the alleged whole-
nale frauds and has ordered the returns
from the Ffighteenth and Sixteenth
assembly districts to be
guarded. These are the home divisions
of the Tammany leader, Murphy, and
In Louisville, tlie Fusion party man
agers claim a non-election in 14 pre
cincts because of disappearance of elec
tion paraphernalia; that Democratic
workers confiscated the ballot boxes in
14 other precincts and allowed falsifi
cation of returns and allege activity of
“ thugfl’ ’ and repeaters.
A ll through Ohio the belated returns
■»bowed Republican I obhv * and the Re
publicans concede that Fettison’ fi plu
rality reaches 25,000. The Democrats
claim that Pattison’ s j 1 irality approx
imates 55,000, which would elect the
*ntire Democratic ticket. Republcm s
roncede the Democrats between two
md five majority in the senate and
»> m 10 to 15 in the house, while the
D m icrats claim five iu the senate and
27 in the house.
The City party (reform ) plurality in
Philadelphia is 43 333 for sheriff, and
rhe Fusionist candidate for state treas-
i er (Berry) carried the city by over
3« ,0 >0 plurality.
The upheaval was
the greatest in Pennsylvania for many
In Rhode Island the Republican
gubernatorial candidate has a plurality
etimated at 5 000, and Providence
lects a Republican mayor for the first
me in many years.
In Massachusetts Democratic threats
r e made of a recount of the vote for
l e 'tenant governor. The Republicans
n Massachusetts have 23,116 plurality
or Guild for governor, though Draper,
or lieutenant governor, got less than
2,000 plurality. The Democrats gained
three senators and one representative
in the legislature.
F^very candidate of the Union Labor
party in San Francisco was elected by a
In Salt Lake the anti-Mormon victory
is made complete by the election of the
entire American party city ticket.
The Kentucky legi«iature, which will
elect a successor to Senator Blackburn,
apparently will include 31 Democrats,
five Republicans and two doubtful in
the senate, and 79 Democrats, 14 Re
publicans and seven doubtful in the
house. The Democrats elected a mayor
in Louisville by about 2 500.
Nebraska was carried by the Repub
licans. Returns from other states and
cities show notable changes.
St. Louis, Nov. 10. — “ The policy
E x - S e n a t o r a Fugitive.
holders in Missouri will not be hurt
8acramento, Cal., Nov 9 — F^x-Sen-
by the action of Insurance Commis
sioner Vandiver in suspending the li ator Elihu Wright is a fugitive from
censes of the New York Life Insurance justice. Mr. Wright, whose home is in
company to do businesn in this state. San Jose, became involved in the brib
We will see that their interests are ery scandal at the last session of the
protected to the fullest extent. The legislature, which thus far has resulted
attorneys will hold a meeting tomor in sending ex-8enators Bunkers and E.
row, but until then we cannot tell what | J. FTmmons to the penitentiary for ac
we will do to met the emergency,” said cepting money to shield building and
W. C. Crow, ex-attorney general, and loan associations from threatened inves
an attorney for the New York Life In tigation into their afliairs.
case was called in Superior Judge E C.
Hart’ s department of the Superior court
W itte W in n in g F rie n d s.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 10.— Prospects
H jn d re d s A re U o d e r A rr e st .
are growing brighter for a working
combination between Count Witte and
Philadelpphia, Nov. 9. — Never in
the conservative faction of the Constit the history of Philadelphia elections
utional Democrats and the wing of the have so many arrests been made as in
Zemstvois^s which was left behind in the contest Tuesday which resulted in
the rapid development of reform ideas the defeat of the Republican organiza-
in the congresses.
The resignation of , tion by the Reform City party. Scores
General Trepoff and hifl nomination as of prisoners were arraigned yesterday
poet commandeer of the imperial pal I before a magistrate, and nearly 500
ace is generally reported in the city who were arrested are under bail await
ing bearings today. The majority are
aensed of voting and attempting to vote
D riv e n C r a z y by D efeat.
Zanesville, O. Nov. 10.— J. E. Grot-
C o p y r ig h t T re a ty W ith Japan.
zer, Republican candidate for member
of the board of public service, who was
Tokio, Nov. 9 — It is announced that
defeated at Tuesday’s election, was to a copyright convention between Japan
day adjudged insane and committed to and the United Spates has been satie-
the Columt* state hospital. His men factorily concluded, and is on the eve
tal condition is attributed to worry of being signed. The matter has been
over the election.
a standing question since 1901.