"WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN, Tuesday, November. 6. iooa SMr:M Sbvino Mails 1 York City Rficmelt Reviewed the Processlc.n of Nearly Ninety Tbou$2.ii Marching Voters the Greatest bemcsstratlan Ever Seen ia Aay Politics! Cajnjialsa. ... NEW YORK, t Nov. 3. Through street made luhy by a continuous fall "of rain, ' whk-b, though ; not a downpour, was ; mtfick-ut . to dampen the clothe though not I be-spirit of twi-tailon of the. Republicans as jo tla? mai-chers. the parade of tin Bus- the next House: ' '.'..' 1 rnMtiK-B' RepHl.-sie.in ana Hound CotiareK'onar -campaign has . " , ,, ., reached a jvoint where the only question Money Association passed from Voxel-;u tj(4, HlCT,-,(f Ue Itp,M,b:ican majority. iiiX Green to Fortieth Ittwt today., ju the statement given to the press on The managers nf th parade exprv; tie;2i.th, I saidthe EepuMIean metu ' t fi liveliest satisfaction" that ikcJ l-rhlp would not he less than 17. ihowlng was 1 mmguitlmJ.:mkThUl n"n,be! . considered that ' . ' , ! . . r , , -tinM. vait sure beyond any reasonable their .w-nhmetit , may 1 best voiced aoll,t. ; Sim Uin condition bare by iIih following telegTain. .which Gov-; .continued to Improve, and I have every ernor Roosevelt Kent to I-rekleut Mc- rcaw.n to lielicve that fully 2O0 Re Kinley artcr the- .last j uwclier hal Publicans will Ik. elected to the Fifty- pal the Governor's rvk-wlng stand: ViQtb.rof sn-. iwk,?.viM .-.,.h-u1 j. t- Chicago. Nor. 3.-VWlth four.address Klnkiy, Canton. Ohio;, In fPl'e f .tle & mctbicaw ajiU ono at IJarvey. W. tiofavofabb' watbttr tb foiHl Iony J.. iJryau. today practically closcul hi i'arad w au wn luvrnl niajpiifiwirt ilfiiii.iiitfr-i4i.rii Ih-tri roiirl'vtnr m"ii. ilfinoiijitratloii tnan rour fyar - . j in uroir-i-u njn U""i; .' '"r; r iici intHllicctice of! the Nation flrv bt- hiiiil 'rou. itflniredi Tliwlore IIoo'm-' Tclt." '"..! ' - .' - - ' TIh paraili wa iiot'Wortby for the dixiKttcb with wbkb th diffcrcut as-MM-L'ttionK fortncil iiltfp- Hn In tlw low r part of the city, ami tli"iulcknfi with wb4 b tly droiiiMl wit of IIm. Tbo lwat of tlw p:irab ivacuoil tb n-vU'wlns taitit a.t c oVlo-k. ami the mail pawl there iu reTiw at 5:ts oVlK-k . A 4iunt of tb nitmlN-r Jf nwn In line wax ial at tb rvkwiiir Htainl iH-nr tlw Fifth AvcnH Hotel. Thi count ,liin K a graml total of 87,1.". , SPENDTtlRIfT'S DEBTS. TIIK 0!LI WIU AID TIIKIR nnoTiiKit in-law. lty ('oiilributing a F'w ilillkn- To- ward Taking i p the trench- i tnan'd lull. NEW YOIIK, Nov. X On the an thorn r of an "intimate frhnd of the late Jay "tSonhU the World announces that the debt of Count Houi de Ca tellalne win be paid in full by the Could at ouce. 'T1k .-andal attending-tlw clalra5, aino'uatln to $l,7tn.rtm. agalnwt the Icudi drift him) and of the Couptes Anna I to 1h .stopped." Tlw World adds;, . "A lnu'ip Mum. proJiably. will iw etn trlbutcd Jiy ;tH)r;e. Helen, Howard, Kdwln and Frank tionld. to wijn out these de.btM, ax they consider tlu honor of the. tiould faintlr Involved.' ; Incidentally Hh World article say: "It wax eilciteil (luit the !..tild mi. Jlonx have nearly doubled sine Jay UouldV death; that Anna' tdiare is nearly JlK.tXHMmo. and her lucome nearer the f UMMnio than the fiaK,(m: tnaric. i'lie total value of the Could stat Is now over 12rMXM0." CHAmJKD WITH OONTEHPT. A Nom Xliue lteceiver Fnder Arret InHeattle. Seafhe.f Wash,. Nov. n.Tlve steam er BenatoV brousht : XXI jiaseiier-' front Nome today., and imssihly $.t(i().. In treasure. Anions the enator'a nanenger I lteceiver Alexander Me Keuxte. under arrest and in charge of Marshal Shelby Monkton and tk-orjre llpruhanu of San Franciw-o. H? in. under arrest for the alleged cohtemot of an order Issued by the circuit court of npiieahi of Sjtn Fnincifo. It Is rejiorted that 'McKenzle means to fight the eae to'a (lnlsb. - An appeal. It i tbx'Iaml. will he taken to the Supreme Court' of Uie Ignited 'State, and it will then ko tOeWashtngton. , , "MISS MILLION. 5 TILE CATTLE QUEEN. Having Acquired - Vast Foswewsions, She Devote Her Time to Looking Tlietn Over. San Antonio. Tex., Oct. 27. Eight tear ago an Invalid woman eanie' to Texa? weklng: health, and with1 her wasi a pretty ami "modest girl sowing ?, lit the t apsiclty o ctmiiutniou. The t Ku-k woman wax the wifo of a wealthy Toletlo. O merchant uafmil I'ayne. nud the girl wa Miss Nadine lar- iiHT. who had accpteil tU position as traveling comiiauion becanse. she was tired of drudgery of teaching music In a smal town and wantel to Ttt from Hi lit sort of work a while and buk up a lietter l.x-.it!ou where she nilslit establishlierseifi should she .nvlsh to take up music teaching again. 'Mrs. Payne died and . her husband telegraphed tlire-tior.s for. havlug lwr h'uiainx shipiel borne, bat: no provis ion was made for the return of tlu girl. Sad ftt hea rtXaiul among strang ers, the lonely yonng companion sat hi one of tin hotel jiarlor-v S!;c ha I 1mvoui vcrv ond ef - lier invalid frleint. ami she was grieved at hot death, as well as wotrkil atont her own tn'dIcauH'nt. Bravelr she h td keit her distress 1 3 hO'tWlf.'bat " fin nllv. as is a woman's way. she , fell to ciying. Very qnletly to b? nire. be crief fouiMl expressloiuvlmt the tear "were r noticed by. a kind-bearteifTcx-an. and what then seemed to Nadine Palmer the most dreary dav of net life turjiod to one of the brightest. The man who found the lonelv girl ia the houi parlor was "Old ItlU Fer guson.7 one of the most notel cart Ji nt iu the Ixne Star State. Whh'lila t ! lracteristie ixuldness and asnal kinduesx. he nddrc-ed Miss Talmer as "little girl" and asked her what IL by ncpiiiijicans, in -jietv Yciicrity. ". Chicago. Not.' 3. Congiessman Bab coelt. chairman of the Republican Con gressional campaign eouiniiitee. gave trtl(U -Associated IYm tooljht the following, statement covering the K iiitlnliis Jn.thc ilrugK for rIM ' IHk-iM-y: , - TVmlsltT. from In fnint : tbc I'nbm IajnH ClnU.on ,.4aciioil ifcHiiPTiirji.o ri'Viiweuiimia a of flrMvorkn a "pnnik of Ikiuo- ent whUU inbrktnl tbv tfexv of. th ciimi'Isn lo Chktosro. ao1 lat timijrht he left oTrf the HurKnston road for blx home tn Lincoln, where be will, with Mm family, receive 4 he election ft-tiiriJH next Tnesvlay. , -j f .-: . . - '; - ' lortla nil,' Nor.: 3 Tin Ilepubliea n , torchlight parade tonight wa tlw la'rjr C5t dciuonxrrafion held In this city dur Inz the prewnt -'aui!ialn. The pa rade wa two uiilex !n jr. and it Ii e. thnated that Wnn inn -ere In line. Tim (ifreets - were . lincil. with pcoj.il j along the route, and rel" lire and tin hoiiiM were in erldenci everywhere. f I : : ' " . wax tliot matter. A glance a 'the rtig uel Tea tines axxured tb; gill tliat sli bad found a friend, and Ixi ween sob slu told, liiin if her ininfurtuni's. The old man drew a cliair up beside hers, and mi id. when she- had finished her Utile t:'.le of woe: , ? Well. now. If that's all. you haven't n ihing in the world to cry about I. can easily tlx' things for you.; I have time big girl just dyin for some nh-o young lady like you to come and le.irn 'em how to read and write and play -the planner. Yon just get your clothes 'together and we'll go out to Pjoad Ax Itanch on th? It:o Grande and t here j you'll find a, welcome walt in you from three of the finest girls hi Texas." 'Mis Parmer did not have to hiquiie ia r , H- to.,wiia tier- beiieactor might be. riiret or four women came crowd mg aixmt them, and 'when they had heard the old Texau's plan they said Mixx Parmer was a lucky girl for "Old Bill Ferguson" was one of th? Ust and. richest men In the slate. ; ; The newly-apiointcd governess an Imt frhtid went ont then to do some shopping. There Weie "silk dress pat tins, enougn-nought hat day to sto-k a Mote, ami the. old man sue gested that four pianos had better be isifgiit as "there are four of you now.- 1 l lie you ug governess was very hap :v In her ranch- home, and the. wage oaid Imt were so liberal that she was astonished and refused. to accept so amch money. Pu the family laughed vu tier ami what she did notfid Kill Ferguson put away for her. W ay he suggested that be "buy a few owk" at a liargain with the reserve rnnit. Tl;e girl told him to do so If fc pleased. ad Liter learned tlmr " , ffew cows" mimliored 700 '"head ' of eat tie. :s -,-,, ... - . i After learning j the- extent of her Dtuvftase Mix Palmer said It occur red to her that it wonld not fce a bad Idea to take some Interest In her cat lie abd to add to them from time to I Pre. V ',. . . i In the course of time the Fersr.son family f.uiud Itself in jKor financial tircumstamvs. "Old Dill Ferguson" had dieI. and tliere hart losses through tha sale of cattle. Miss Farmer bad been wonderfully success ful wfih her investments, bovine and pelling Just at. the right time, and she tntre reaiitly to tlie aid of her friends Now jbe has cattle lands in "Mexico as well as Texas and is known as rMlss Million, the- Cattle Queen." V': ' :1 LIVES ItECKONED IN CASH. Oalveston's Deaths to the Life Insur ance Companies Count Almst ' ih J 89 Nothing. , ! Tin Oalvestoa disaster, which cost aboiu live thousand lives and millions in pro'ierty damage, will liave practi cally no erfeet on the business of life insurance .connianies. The Johnstown flc.ol hadn't any. though the -eompa! nies pain, several nnudreil claims as a result of the wiping out r?the town and the lives of many of Its citizens. Even , the 'Spanish-American war had little efiect. , This is due to the crea t hi wcf average. In ths war of death on life Jalveston and Johnstown are mere flee bites. , . ' None of the companies know the ex act amount of Us loss from thelOal veston titled 'yetfbnt that doesn't mat ter. T1m claims will come In at hiter r .-.!. re7h.ipxi for years, as this man's ami tliat man's rditlves. failing" to luar from hiiii. discover thilt he - Is dmd a cd that he bad an insurance poilcy. and forthwith lpnaand a set tlement with -the Insurance c-omnanv. The cost to the iiuinn!es of the 1 of life at tJalvestotr can lie approxi mately gangtnl. however, aud the es timate wilt err rather against the com panies t!-n in their favor. , ' , There Is held throughout the Ttiltert Suites a!xut $13.riMNO.C0( In Insur ance, of whkh about f7jHOv).000,0O0 Is udnstrlal Insurances that is. insurance Issued among the Industrial classes in sillrlea of small atuounls, the premi ums on which are cofllectecl weekly or teoathly. " In the seventv-five mni'inn. of population this country contains. aliout ten millions. an rated as Insure able and. of the . other ten ; millions alxjut 'Si ierceut- periapx are actu ally insi?rel The deaths at Oalvrs ton nniulH'red roiiglily -live thousand In a iMpnlatlon of abotit fo-ly thous and. Keekohiug one iierju in seven as Insurable and it cent of These as iiisur. it. there ' wilt le .abont one hundred and evenfy -five nolkb" o be paid by the , Irtsnranre comianIes on tlalvfxton; ; victims. The average amonnt of an insurance po' Icy in, a citv like tialvesfon Is reckoneil at about f:LOiiti: the total loss to the In surance companies , will b. . something tuler f-TitMs a large sum of, itselfi but a small one when compared, with the millions han" '.y , the.- comiia nies. . .' -. :- . "" '" ". It icay.lK mufdi loss, because as an insuranee man. pointed 7 out, . liersons, wlMise lives are iusuretl ', for :, larg amounts usually live in ho'.ises, -bk-h are ciunpara lively unlikely to tumble down upon them even lit smell a gab as (Jalveston experienced, ami ennse qnently most of the policies ' falling lt?e woubl be industrial policies, for nM amounts. i ' -In the sunt if life and iloath a gTea fire, a flood, a town wiped ont. ;a city devastateil r. war even, any of these lx a lrop lu the bucket In Uf;,.lnsur ance. The grestt taw of average cov ers all. So pianv men killed by bul-b-is. o many the ,lex die of disease. K. far-reaching Is the- rule that oue4t least of the hi ft eompauSes.w whose bnsiness stretches out across Jin If of the livilizeil world, did not Increase Us rates on the iolicics of men who enlisted iu the Siinish-AUierlcan rar.V. . r i : , , Dbtf'ase. In Its many fornw s thJ one fo of the life 'ijisitrance. -ontnanies. Consumption pkme accounts for one fonrtii of tlw deaths on which jtollcles are paid, and nine diseases ah.-"btlT resj Minx ilfle- for nearly. a iKreent. f the '.total deaths on the coni:anies" lHK)ki o that thi fire ahd flood, the wiping out of . a loopulotw city i Uki p.nfTalo or Syracuse, counts with ,the lueli trlio' m koti human lives jlu dol lars, and cents as pf juueh smaller luifiortailfe than a new disease or a fey per. cent. Increase In th niortal itv due to iulM'rcnlosis. mjeumoiiia or typhoid, or a small Increase in the sul-f cide rate. ,: ? : ... NEVAOA'S THMINI5I1ING j VOTE. The Views ; of One Elector ! In the- ; Sage Brush State Go a, Long ; -- -i-.. ,.v :, 4 ; : f 'Way. '-."" .. : " ... - , Nevada has a smaller vote tiian any other State In the country, only ItVWO all told iu tain exciting Presidential clecoitn offour vcflrs ago.aud it has fewer votes each : year. In 12. tm vote were cast in Nevada at the Presidential election: In 1802, ll.OtKt; In IMHi. 10.000 only: ' - v The dnaHllcfltlon of suffrage In Nevada are few aud slmble six 'months' residence in the State and thirty days In the voting precinct. Forr class's of voters qjiIv are ex- eluded from the. fnincldse-f-Idlots, In dians, eonvlcts and Chinamen. Nevada has three electoral votes, but while the Iiuiiortanee of these Is , iu- coosideraJd? In an ortlliiary Presiden tial .election tiu smallness of Nevada's lKipnlar voP is ncli. that a few cUl- jm us of the Sage Brush s atti, acting tojjether. can tutu the scale one -way or another. -In the state dectkm' in Nevada .in ISPS ;1hls fact was illns- i rat cd. :;-:':--;; J " 1 ',.'. Political' parties. ; as f hey a re tiiider stooil in other states, cannot! lie said; to;exht in Nevada. ; In lr2 the Ke nnblkan lMirty in; that s.tat iolled 2.8Pt votes and the Democratic party 7oo. The Inilance, 7,ritl, wiis made up of Populists, .who supporfed i tleneral Weaver fori President, iiough : ther? is probably no other state In the coun try the agricultural Interests of which liear so small a relation to -its. tola1 products as is the cae iu ; Nevada tJcntral Weaver was . fcuiviorted. not ax a Populist, but'ns an advoate of silver, the miners of Nevada and those affiliated in business being strong sup porters of silver coinace. : . In 18fsi there , was a folH leal turn over In Nevada. th Po-nU-if Nicket getting only ri(Wi vote. the pfmibliean ticket 1.P00 and the I Jen: "tat U thkii 7X. Two years later, in the state elwrion of 18!W, the Democratic Sil- veriies ami the Silver Itcptiblicans parted company politically in Nebras ka, each nominating tlielr own candi date for Governor. There wen ' also Populist and a regular . Itepnblican candidate in the field. The tight" was a remarkably close one. the Silver Re- nuhlicnn candidate polling 3JT7rt votes, the ; regular Bepnbliean 3,548. the Iierooerat 'JL-m and lie Populist KtS votes TttW of which came from one county. Waxhre. The election was. therefore, decided by 22 votes,4 and bod twelve. Nevada electors voted for the regular Republican Instead nf rif the Silver; J Republican, tb.2 former wo:u. have5 bovii 'eted. j It ix this fK4-asotiaI e'.osenes if Hi. vote in Nevada nnd the snd.len tud summary changes from one' party to another which make of so much im lortance the act'oa of an lnriiririnaf elector. ; Tl eie are other close states hi the country having a small etef tor- ate..Delawii!c and Wyoming fori in stance. b"itjn th.se the lines of polit ical oivision are tigntiv drawn and sweeping ch.1iie from one . na'rtr tn another, as seen la Nevada. Is practl- v ine ngnt jn Nevada thix veir -n turn largely. It Is com edwl. on the e. tcnt to wnu-n former Silver Rmuhli cans will resuute their alleirlane tn ine Kepuiiuinn party and tk iUKin . j unu iu iai(i nre- ikiw : rerv contiilent of carrying it. One of the peculiarities of. Nevada politics I was muxrrareu ia the Comoositkinthe hist Legislature. Tlioiigh Bryanj. de feated Meinley In the nronorttnnW t io inis ijegistatore hal only one Democratic member, and the LeiH- lattire prtceling had onlv two Demo. crane -members ' one In cneh . Accoruing to present est I ma tea Xom da will cast less than ft.ntm votes this year. Jersey Citr c-asts rri.tmn. TJaoal GATAPiHI la sU its u?w thm thcald b eleaalutass, Elj'a Cream Calm cleantea.a(4bMaadbMls tb dcsaeil mscmbrnne. It Cure cstanfc aad drires way a cold fa Um htti quick!. r Creaott Bafaa is p!eed Into On coatrds, spftsd ever the tncsnbrtu and is ibcorbed EelicX U lav. mediate tad a enre latknrt, It ia not dry'.cj dac not produes metximu Large Sjte, M cent si Dg S:ts or by aaU -. Trial Sixc, U ceats bjr mail. ELT BSOTaZBSt M Wanw StxMt. Kcw Tork, FORECAST OF v THE ELECTION Cb:irn:;n Pcyns Gives Ills Estl R3te cf the Resclts. NEW YCSX STATE f 08 McKIXlEY UaryU&d b'wlnjrtnsr Into Line and ' 294 Electoral Votes Certain for the Bepobliean Tleket.r f :r- ' ctHCAGO. Nov. .. Itenry C. Payne Chairman of the fexecutlve Committee of . the. National . Itepubltcan Commit tee, furnished to the Assolatid Press tonight. the following statement, giv ing the outlook from the Republican standriotnt: . . : ; . " .;' y Our latest advices f rom New York are couclnsive that the s'ate will give a Lirge 'majority for-MeKlnley. Tlie IcM-al conditions In tlrcaler lew York, lietter known to the country, will In- r Lcrcase Bryan's vote In the metropolis, Jiut we Iwlieve that a big majority for Mt-Kinley Jn the state 4 'a most con servative estimate. X4itely tliiere has Jieen some, ques tion a io the tesnlt in Maryland. Hryqn's .visit to that state proved In jurious Jo his ; ca use, and there ha s Ihcu lti ut few week a great re vival of feeling among' : the Soumi Mouey Pemoetats. esp-eiaJlv In Balti nore, which presages a inajorlty for McKinler of lietwfen SOOti and lO.fHKt. -T-.l.,l....11 T.,.11...... L - s .-, '" iuiii.iu.1 nas iieen a great battler iu the state of the .Mid- d'e West. The Republkans will suffer losses In a few of the larger i-Ities, but there will be ga'ns among the farmers aud the find voters. 1 The develop ments show that the young men of the state nr. almost nnanimoul.r support: ing Mclvinley: It 1 unde;s;oKl In In diana that themajor'ty for the Ile- pubHcan Uckct will le ;n excess of 20.rMV It Is as cirt.iin as .inrthinc can be that ' kaua Wominir Sonth Tuesday by, 2.-MMs-plurality. The Ue laii.M ui.li iv.tu a.vijoming south pilllk.an Ktate ticket will b elected Dakota, and Washington w,ll lie car- ny nlimwt as inauy. .The Republicans iiej uj uie . Hepuu.icans ny tiecisjre will, elect IIw t '4ngress man majorities, aud the siaies of Nebraska, and the- Congressmen in six ,. .NVva.la .nr, u:r, UUely ,o Slgg te give their votes to Mckinley than to eonimiUce.jsaid: Bryan." - ' r , "The majority for Bryan ; J'aytie fnrnished a table of the prob- ble leult as follows- i . V; .safelr Kepublicau Califoin a, Con- iM,-7tlcnr. Delawar?, Illinois, Indiana, lU'jra. Kauris. Ktntiu-ky, . Maine, Hrylaud. lassachusitis;. Mk-hlgan, r'nnaukt.i X-A... ! I.. ..... .T.i- . . . t I Til" " u.:b:uh-, - jer - ?f, "-: New York. North Dakota. Ohio. . - - "vr " uu, ... ' . . . ... ... . U1UI11. . ilobably RcpublicanNebraska, N- vaua. i tau; tit hi. 14. i emocriitle Alabama, Arkansas, i F'orida. Georeia. Ioiiislnn.i mi-i. si pi. North Carolina. South Carolina, T. nnessee, Tcias, Virginia; total, 112. .J Probatily DcmtXTa tic Colorado, Ida- am -Missouri. Montana; total, 27. in this list," ' t-ays f a vne, "Ken- ttvsy rs put down as pafely Renuhli- can. The nonular vote wilt Kiirtvtr a n -jorlty of; not Ies than , .10.000 for Kiuley. The only dotbt . surround- in. -"the casting of the electoral vote is fhat raised by th: qr.estion whether tie Democrats, acting uuder the pro- Vi-lous of the infamous Goebel law, JONES' ESTIMATE. Chicago, Nov, 3. Chairman Jones. of. the tlmiuw-rilli' Vmlmi.i .nn,mii Ui furnished the- Associated Press! U Vlffht, th rnttAnrtr..'u.an.A . I ei, ug the outlook from his standpoint: I tne ngiht ts won. Bryan and Stev-1 on will lie eleettd . fho t.,- f iirlo majority In the electoral College II be ample. The Democrats will r d aU the stales they carried In 18!)t5 i'h the possible -oxeeptkra of AVvora-1 it '., We will aho carrr New York. N w Jersey, Delaware. Maryland!. st Virginia. Kentnekv: nhi f I art and Illinois The ehnlrmar, f th, I Uinn committee of California has just f rwi me that we will carry that state i-10.txs majority. . ' fv . ' In a general way I would sav that ri.r win ..nai.f ?-ii:.lau neeix two mn. ltesides the tnu ofi in Bryan's strength, compared with IRVl west of lie tssissfnui nd that - -" ' wni w vrt. u taiiiuk i eW of the Mississippi he will make overwhelming gains. The' Democrats were imewhat handicapped for want if fqnils, while the Republicans, as. four years ago. had more money than they .could, . use. The- Republicans have endeavored to intimidate the la- tmrin2 men and alarm the husiness nxn, but not Vlth the fierce oppres sion they brought to bear Jn ISlsi. It 1 my firm lielief, however, that tlrs t kctors cannot be debauched this year to a sufficient extent to throttle the public will." , NEW YORK SAFE. New York. Nov. : 3.- Benjamin B, O'Dell. chairman of the. Republican stae central committee and the ReT publican candidate for Governor, In Executive Chairman McGnire of the IemocratIc state committee made the following statement! ' . "Pryan will carry the state of New! Tork by a plnrali ty. or 30.000. IV IvriT w t : ' - -, ,, ' v , r - . . . .. i Indiana txIis. tnd- Nov. S. T ml Inn a I for McKInley. The Democrats saT It will zive Bryan at least 10.0W plural ity. ; . The lietting Is still two to one that-MeKlnley 'will, carry, the state. 4frViirt I luive bad: np to today Sffl'vco L large organ i . lurnirr -niuiii; ui . iikmuhl - I I ! IX ILUXOIS, " 5 . v.lstaud how the piano strings are tight- Chicago. Xov. 3:Tliet Republicans 4'laim Illinois will give-McKInley 115.- j oou majontyt while 1 tae ,-r Democrats 1 "substantial i" 1 ' - : t ,s OREGON i?AFE, j; Porllaml. Or Nov." 3. It I eoniedel by the Iemo-rits that Oregou will giv uer 4ei-tral vte to McKinley. 1 lo ltepublk-ans claim ihey will have ar least 12,tm plurality. . - , . . IX ITAH. ,i I. ; Sal t Li ke t?i ty. t'ta h. "Nov. ; 3. The Republican state- chairman ays; the lteputilican majority will not-In less than Itilt4lat Coairiuan Barton say," the Dencratlc majority will not lie lef than' 4tN to .". , ; IN WASHINGTON STATE- : Seattle. Wash:. Nov. 3. The Repnl licau claim,' the Slate of.' Washington will give MeKinJey VKM plurality, wnile the lleUKK-rtils express th Ik lief that Bryan will carry it by lO.um. i CJ)f?E IX XEVAPA. Rtio. NevC Nov,J 3. It hs concoileil that tlw 4ecthm In this tate will Ik vrr c!osv ami It In probaldc that Umtc will not Ik 3dj votes difference lu the- totals. " rt - , " - - 'MONTANA FOR BRYAN. J . ITehua. Mont., Nov. 3. Montana will jiroJiably give her elextoraI vote to Bryan by a majority ranging from lO.otxj to- 18.0t s. - CALIFORNIA FOR McKINLEY. San Francisco. Nov. Tb chairman of the Republican state committee claims, (lliforula will give McKInley at least l."i.m plurality, whllo the Dem ocnitlcchairuwu Is erpially cotiddent that Brj'au will bave 12,(MsJ plurality. IDAHO IN DOUBT. ' Boise, Iihw Nov. Chairman Perky, of tin iH-mocratie -tminilt-e. claims the state by from Tun to inn m. while Chalnuan Feun. of the Repub licait committee, claims McKiul;y will carry the -state by. from Stmt) to rs). anl that the- Republican state ticket will lie elected by-from 2."XNI to IHHKi. Ikth sides also claim the mera ler of C'ongrress. REPPBLICAN GAINS. Denver, Colo., . Nov. n. Both sides are claimjng Hie victory tonight, al though 'the lietting Is heavily In favor of thv Fu.ion tk-ket. Four Ui one Is offered that Bryan's plurality in the state will be 2TMKI0. . . THE SUNFLOWER STATE. Toieka. - Kan.. Nov, 3. Chairman AllKtugli. of the Republican state com mittc?. sakl- tonight: . 'JleKinley ' will carry Kansas next CoDitrwK ma n-a t-l:i rge. of the Populist for Bryan and the sta,e ticket will run eonsiderably ahead of that of lKHi. We will elect Kpv,n lion' Congressmen out of eight, ami have a margin of twenty- j two on joint ballot ia the Legislature." A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. 1 r-ioven ieai t;oiics laken from I . . - ; West Virginia. Mine. ri.iii!...t t- i - - x- o . m.nn moruing a terrihe explosion oc curred ut the Southern Coal & Trans portation Company's mines, at Berrys lurrg, dx miles from Phillippi. , Eleven dead bodies have- been taken from the mines. It ,ts not 'known how many were- killed and Jnjnred. Not until a roll call is bad can this Im detormtueil. TUNING A PIPE ORGAN. It Takes Two or Three Days and Is a Nirve Trying "Job. . "The misuse which many , iiiipe or gans snffer Is a wonder to me,"gaid a I cetera u organ tuner and builder " hurch organs-cost from ?l.iiM to ?IO.imo. They are .very . sensitive to changes of temperature and yef many are heated and chilled once a week all winter and allowed to cot damn soak el In summer. The same 'people who nt-glect an organ will take good care , a Pnooi"?? tenth or tweutl Cth flS mncll. . .rPa" Vs a proo1 UtaI ,lkw a lm' 1, " l"'11' " t iiause of the thermometer. Sudden drops " "" me ami ii s iuo "".wlth the instrument. It needs an f,vt'u ,,k,'t- temiN-rature during L . """er instead or a roasting on ' u"""'-' ."1"- 'ee me resi oi ine ,eK -"V 811 m,m'r a: st.one 'or ' hr'A uuriu K"" "Hnip. - siiguf n re once win Keep tUv organ dry. ,t ' vnH ' "X reqires tumng at I" , " 1 . u- jit are looked over two or three I.,Tr.,01' . 1 1 U a two or tlutH days' job . i L UV ,i0 gan an assistant mast ,e at keyboard to hold down the "K"11 tl: v.,... ii fui luuiUii. -Ill 11 1 lllllfal must be brought to pitch at about the saim dogm and this degree, should be that which the organ usually hasj w lie 11 in tixe. . , , I believe that pipe organ tuning Is be most nervous work One can tackle i, nun n;uK eA jieneiW'e 1 lulVO t-ome to lielieve that I rune with my r-cryes. Nov U don't refer to the nerves of hearing. 1 1 get my Impressions that way, but I tune with my nervous svs- tem.. My assistant strikes a chord. If it is not tme H feel a nervous stress and strain. - As oon as the chord - Is true nerves lieeouie harmonious too, It sounds funny, ,-bnt It's so.' I wo or three days ma r seem . like a long time to take to tune an organ. nut when yon stop to think of the have twenty -eight registers and a pipe acn Key , ana. register brings, the numuer to ,7Kt.',Not every kev and register has a pipe, but as some have two. it amounts to that. The rdne are of all sorts and sizes, most of iineut wwmi nui luany or metal. a uiiijiiir-i l tut; mrse-nun lonu ...i i 1 " tnc fancy pipes at the front of an or- gan were only ornamental,' but nowa days these sounds as welL : ; "I find 1hat pipe tuning Is a mys- trrv to most neonte". Thev csll tinder. jened ,and loosened.' Bat change In the pitch of pipel qneer them. It Isn't strange either, for .the average organ4 claim Bryan will have a majority. ur' ?';' "Y has ; five kinds 't tuuUig. Of course, the-pltvh depends on "the length of the nine. The pitch may lie raised by shortening the pii or by stepping the apen end. A nulnbcr of h-J wod- en pljx-s are slopjicd Jy wiiojen slides. Handles ate attached and the pipe hi tuned by moving the; slulex up -or down.. Other wotlx have rt, iu th top n piece of tm-t.il wliich Is rolled or ln'tit "over'tiartiilly to stop tlie pii. - "jiiiiiion strips are cnt m the sides of 'the tall uretal pipes and rlled down. These brenk the column of air ami act tlie sa.ue as cutting off the top of .the piM. Another kind of nines.4 tlie 'reeds, are ou . a different principle. t The leugth of the ri-tl eon t nils i lie pitch., A wire presses tight ly against the reed aud, I moved" to lengthen or ' sborteu the ibratn' length.' - ,' ;..:.'.; . j ECUADOR'S NEW STATE CAT tit f if . ..m.... . -., - , . . II I It Was, Built Jn This Country and Is v a Marvel of Costly Klegam e. , ew Haven. Conn.. Oet. 27. There ha just lM-eti cotistrnctiHl Jn ihis city the first state carriage that has ever Iieeu iuanufaetiirel iu Auierka. Wlille many cosily carriages have Ihvh built hi, the United State h has remained for a'evv Haven Hrm o get the con tract 'aiid to build a real carriage of statek The,--chlcb which" hasjn-t lwen fill Isheil was built for tl:o lie public of luador. It is 'almost an exai-i ieprodnction of th,. famous $1. ""(. ski i-arrlage of. tlie Pope. ind of tin 70.IH10 franc carriage of the Khe dive. T1k "sfate "ciVacli. of Ecuador is said to have cost alxyut "flO.iNMi. The only dilT.Teniv4' between It and the carriage of the -pope and the K lie dive Is that they have solid gold or naments and that of the Pope's Is st tided with many precious gems. Alumfe ftlf lll.sntliu ,14... IMnnl.l' .-- - ........ v, ... . ,u "l u of Ecuador sent ageuts to the Uniie 1 Stab's aud to Europe to procure a stale coach th.it would outshine the state'', coach of Peru. Firms In New Vork and France and England were, askeil to submit ih-signs and bids: It happened that a New Haven firm d cided to put in n bid-. As France has littllf iiKis.t of the world's famous stale coaches inauv of the carriage dealers of this country did not. think it wortli while to bid for the contract. The New Haven firm which did bid put In flu estimate that was '.considerably alsive the estinut'te of foreign houses. The local firm was surprised when its 1. 1., ...... . , .... m m aii-epieil. l lie agents or Ecuador" said that 'they believetl tliey would get a liner and more durable carriage In'thls country than they could get In Europe, The design and the construction of the carrlasre Were left eiithelv to the Ioim! builders. They followed "in gener al the style' . iiid outline of the car riagvs of tlie Pope and the Khedive, which are the two niot famous sta'te carriages built in recent years. 'Both of these carrinccs are a happy com bination of i he best that Is found ia the 'famous state carriages nf France. England and Germany. The locai builders improved in some of the min or details tijion this design, and In so far as the quality of l lie running gear and tlie carriage frame lis concerned they built a' carriage on jrst as expen sive (i scale as Hie two fa mo ex car riages of Eurojie. When it came to putting on solid gold ornaments, gold laiMvrnx :iri gom noekies.' and to studdfng these oriiaiuents with pre cious gems, economy was practised. Drring the few days the vehicle has ben on exhibition liere between five and six thonsarid liersons have In one way or auotiicr g.iineil admit'iance to the factory to see it. The agents of I-'x-nailor were among the first to ar il vc and were 'so anxious to get tlw cairiage home that! they refused to al low; it. to be exhibited either in New Haven oriu New York. The Ecuador agents wanted It shipped at once. The Ecuador state .coach -Is an enor mous afialr in point of size.' It is Just, a hour twh-e- as big as the average car riage; A tall .man can stand up inside of it with a silk hat on. Its cushions "are huge and a man of small stature ix almost lost when he gets into it. It Is what, is called by builders a J,full sweeii irala-conch." It I I eight springs.,: The- length of the car ilage. not Including the pole, Ix fifteen feet. Jt. is gorgeously decorated with silk tapstries. ..The-' Inside trimming Is rich satin brocade interwoven with gojd thread. The curtains are fes tcoucd. They are of crimson silk with' gold cord and tassels. .. At each corner cf the coach there is a large ornament al gold lamp. " , ,: Ou the 'roof of the coach running along the edg?. there Js a heavy gold- lijated metal cresting deslyu. In tlie miihlle of this design and Jnst aliove the dcors flic arms of Ecuador ar Mitrraj-ed:lu gold bronze. On the .l.WW . . . 1 . .. ....1. nw. l nn . . 1 . . r 1 , tgrz . II - ttilll lllf IlilUlliltT clth of the driver's Real and arm of Ecuador are halnted in gold. This work lias all been done-by band. The lower liody jof the "coach lis -paiuteil. in a, deep sea blue, whik the balance of the.lsxly is pa luted tilack. The run ning gear is a. rich red with gold strii-in--.. . . . The coach Js arranged for four post ilions with horxes. ; Tlie iKile has a deep sweet) in tlie1 centre so that the ftvt of th jKHtllkws will clar It. Two lootmen'tviH fide a;' the back of tlie coach and two guard, on the-seat la iroim The coach will lie shippeil this Week to Quito.-the-c.Tiilfiil of Ecuador, pack ed In Kinc-lineil lioxes. A New York film., ha- made, .liariio.- in keeiiing with the. grandeur -of the coach. .The Harness !. mmlelled after that psetl Uf ine yuifii of Knglaml It Is mouuted with heavy gold, trimmings and cost a small fortune. ..The agents of Ecuador niio nave been' here to . accept the coach ami harness 'were delighted. THE PARSON'S PUN. A. writer in the Cornhlll Magazine credits the late Canon Bingham with the following bit of wife: , ,, . ; lie was-driving.. one day with other clergy to a clerical meeting, when the cofiversatlon ,tnrmMl!upon themeanlng of the two places; theyw.iTe hearing-- Wool and Mareiiam, In the County 01 Dorset.- f"-. . ;"':'' r . -Hoty do voir account for the origiri of I these names. Canon . Bingham?'' ask'etf -one. pt tW pa,rty. ,' 4 :' 'Don't?you.' know' this Is a' sheep1 country,'"' replied the canon "and , at Wool you wool the sheep and at Wareham yon wear .'eni. Many menl when thinking of women lblnk,q.u,4, siwiakiply of their weak ness, in the same way, tew 01 u thank God for the air and. the sun shine. '.'. .