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SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION.
VOLUME LXXX.--NO. Jl7.
To-morrow, Wednesday, at 9 a* m.
All the offerings will be in the line of
grand merchandising. Not a petty,
small or mean lot are you invited to ;
not a meager closing out; not the
stuffs, but a great stock of WINTER
GOODS—choosings for fall and winter
1890 and '91.
Every article in the line of Winter
Goods will be a special bargain. Genu
ine mark-downs, worthy the attention
of every prudent buyer. The ques
tion now is, not profit, but to sell the
goods and get in money to be ready
for the great invoices of Spring Goods
(already purchased) with money to
cash them and room to display them.
ROLES GOVERNING THIS SALE:
lst--Every article warranted as represented.
2d—No goods exchanged or taken back, un
less by accident our first rule is broken,
3d~Every article to be marked in plain figures.
After To-morrow, Wednesday, Stores Will be Open to
Customers at 8 O'clock A, H.
C H. GILMAN,
FBLTBR, SON cfc 00-,
1008 and 1010 Second Street, Sacramento,
Jobbers and Dealers in Choice Wines, Liqaors and Cigars.
BEDellvered to any address, city or country, in quantities to suit.
Telephone 87. P. Q. Box 33.
FRUITS, BEEP, PRODUCE, ETC
And ALFALFA SEED in lots to suit.
W. H. WOOD & CO.,
Nos. 117 to 125 J st., Sacramento.
S. GERSON & CO.,
Fruit, Produce & Commission Merchants,
P. O. Box 170.
CURTIS BROS. & CO.,
General Commission Merchants and
Wholesale Bealers in
3sTx-u.lt A.33.C1 la:i-o«a.-«.oe>,I a:i-o«a.-«.oe>,
SCg, 310 and 318 K st., Sacramento.
Telephone S7. Postoace Box 335. a
W. R. STRONG COMPANY,
Fruit and Produce
BACRAMENTO [lpl CAL.
■08KNS J. esXeoBT. FRANK 6ESCOBT.
GREGORY BROS. CO.,
(Bnoceosors to GREGORY, BARNES * CO.)
Hoe. 13C and 138 J Street Sacramento,
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN PRODUCE ANC
Emit. Full Stocks of Potatoes, Vegetables,
Green and Dried Fruits, Beans, Alfalfa, Butter,
■ggs. Cheese, Poultry, etc., always on hand.
*»- Order* filled at Lowest Rates. tf
JOE POHEIM, THE TAILOR,
i Has jost received an im
mense line of the latest
novelties for the Holiday-
Trade. Fine Tailoring at
moderate prices. Perfect
lit and best of workman
ship guaranteed. Rnles
for self-measurement and
samples of cloth sent
free to any address.
600 J street, comer Sixth,
Sacramento. Branch of San
THE BEST SELECTION
j mS, jr.,
006 J STHBBT.
Sherwood Hall Nurseries,
IEHLO PARK, SAM MATEO CO., CAL
Carnations, Boses. Chrysanthemums and
SWESr FEA SEED A BPECIALTY. «
FREE. EXTRA! FREE-
A PACKAGE OF DELICIfICS CREAM
CHOCOLATE given extra with our
Celebrated Teas, Coffees and Spices,
In addition to the millions of other useful and
ornamental presents we are giving awav. TRE
MENDOUS CTT IN PRICE.S OF CROCKERY,
GLASS, CHINA AND TINWARE.
READ AND REMEMBER OCR PRICES.
English China Tea Set (41 pieces) 52 fO
English China Dinner Set (114 piece') 6 "0
English China Chamber Set 1 ro
English China Breakfast Plates, per set 30
English China Cups and Saucers, per set 40
44-piece Tea Set $2 75
Complete Toilet Set 2 75
Handsome Hand-painted Tea Set 5 75
Dinner Sets, complete 18 00
Cups and Saucers, per set 55
Breakfast Plates 35
Majolica Cuspidores „ 25
Water Pitchers 15 and 20 cents
Water Sets 50 cents
Cake Stands 15 and 29 cents
Fruit Bowls 15 and 20 cents
A vlglt to onr store will pay yon.
GREAT AMERCARmFoRTIHG TEA CO.,
017 J street, Sacramento. ]p
PLAZA CASH GEOGIRT
HOECKEI. & CO., Props.,
Choice Teas and Coffee.
LOOK AT OUR BARGAINS:
Choice Comb Honey, In 1-lb frames, lOc.
Fresh California Rancb Eggs. 35c per
Japanese Sweet Seedless Oranges, 75 cts.
Extra Choice Early Rose Potatoes. SI 20
per hundred ponnds.
Give us atrial, we are sure to suit you.
Bulk Teas and Coffee a Specialty,
And the Lowest Prices always
W. D. COMSTOCK'S,
FIFTH AND K STREETS.
832 J STREET,
Between Eighth and Ninth—At Capital Woolen
—ALWAYS ON HAND A—
First-Class Stock of Imported Suitings.
Perfect Fit Guaranteed in Every Oase.
FOB LADIES ASD GENTLEMEN. HAND
EMBBOIDEBIES. Schooi of Art Needle
work. MISS L. SCHUBERT,
46-tf No. 1014 Eighth stree
Advertisement* ot Xectini Notices, Want*, Lc:4
Found, lor Sale, 7b Let and itraZar notice* unit
Vat head art inserted for 5 cents per lint the rtrsr
time and 3 ants per line tach SKisevKeni time. AU
notices of this character viu be found under thii
Carnival Notice.—All those Interegted
or taking pan iu the firand Carnival to be held
at tbe C'lanie Opera House. January 13:b, meet
THIS AFTERNOON, at 1 o'clock, in the base
ment of gt. Paul's Church, u*
Rrgular Monthly Meeting ol Divl-inn
»2?J,' A- °- H., will be held in Pioneer Hall,
Tills (Tuesday) EVENING. Januarj- 6tb. at
/ :&> o clock. JOHN WtST, President.
Joun P. Harkins, Recording Secretary. 11*
Gov. Lelard Stanford Camp S. of V.-
Regular meeting and Installation of officers
THIS (Tuesday) EVENING, at K. of P. Hall
The Camp will attend the G. A. R. partv at close
of meetiug. FuU uuitorra. By order '
■ „ «- L. K.C.JOKDA.s, Captain.
F. :J. v> alter. First Sergeant. u«
Joint Installation ol Fair Oabg Post
and Corps, G. A. R., THIS EVENING, at Granc
ers Hail. All G. A. R., sons of Veterans and
co-worters invited. Members assemble at 7
o clcn k sharp. Bv order
WILLIAM H. ENOTB, Commander:
Geor'-.e V>. Ficks, Adjutant. ;.*
I>>:u, hters of St. Oeorge will hold I beir
reeular meeting at Y. M. I. Hall, TUEEDAT
EVENING, January 6th, at 7:30 o'clock. In
stallation of officers. By order of tbe President,
\ ictoria Garrison, Rec. Sec. it"
Regular Meeting Fair Oak* Corps
THIS AFTERNOON at 2 o'clock. All officers
elect requested to be present. Joint instillation
oi Post and Corps in the evening at s o'clock.
SARAH CUNNINGHAM, President.
Addie Shields, Secretary. it*
T. M. 1., Jio. 27 meet* this (Tuesday)
evenifl? at Fireman's Ha'.l S o'clock. Installa
tion of officers. E. P. BYRNE, President.
A. C. KACr.MAN, Secretary. it*
Sacramento Hussar*.—Toil are v»
hereby ordered toatteud the adjourned IBS
meeting THIS TUESDAY EVENING, /S7)
at 8 o'clock. Bv order of EBH
-t* THEO. BCHPM tCHEK, Captain.
Notice—Officers and Members oU **
< ice idcntal Encampment. No. 42, 1. 00. *X/^
F., are requested to meet I HIS (Tues- S\
day) EVENING, at 7:30 o'clock., in Unity / \
Hall, for the purpose of paving Pacific En
campment a fraternal visit. 'Every member is I
earnestly requested to be^resent.
G. KROMER, C. P.
F. C. Hyde, Scribe. it*
Stated meeting of Sacramento _*
Royal Arch Chapter. No. 3, TUESDAY f\
January Oth, at c3O p. >i. sojourning
companions are cordially invited. f^r\
it* R. P. BURR. H. P.
WANTED-BY A GIRL A PLACE TO DO
general housework Please cal! at 314>-_
J 6treet, between Third and Fourth. jaC-4t»'"
W r ANTED IMMEDIATELY^- TWO LADY
agents to sell our new book of art, music
and literature. Outsells all others of its kiud
fift7 to one. For exclusive right ot territo-y
address J. MCLAUGHLIN, Room 101. Flood
Building, San Franci-co. ja6 7t*
WANTED - GENTLEMAN WITH ~SOME
cash to join advertiser. Big Money. Ex
perienced canvasser Dreferred. Address No. 25
this office. jaC-3t*
W'ANTED-GOOD CANVASSERS - EXTRA
inducements offered. Can make fo a day.
Apply 1718 O street, Sacramento. ja6-3>.*
WANTED-A YOUNG MAN TO CARE FOR
horses, drive delivery-wagon and do gen
eral work about a nursery. Must room and
board over premises. Apply to BELL CO\
-ERVATORY CO , Tenth aud Y. _ja6-tf
WANTED-INA PRIVATE FAMILY^ONE
or two boarders Cail at 1502 Q st. ja6-7t*
SITUATION WANTED BY A YOUNG MAN
k_> To trim grapes, or to do general farm work.
Inquire at Fifth street Hotel, Fifth street, be
twecn J and K. ja6-2t*
TO RENT-THREE HANDSOMELY FUR
nished rooms at 711 K street, up-stairs. ja6
TO RENT-A NICELY-FURNISHED ROOM
convenient to Capitol. Inquire at this
TO RENT—FURNISHED ROOMS IN SUITE
or single, 714 L 6treet. j a 6-2t«
FOR RENT-A NICE DWELLING-HOUSe"oF
8 rooms: Eighteenth and F streets; cement
sidewalks and iron fence; rent, ?18. MILLS &
HAWK, 301 J. jafi 6t
TO LET-HOUSE ON THIRD STREET, BB
_ tween Q and R. containing 6 nice rooms
has large yard with truit trees and stable. In
quire at 304 J street, S. ROSENKELD. jat-7t
TO LET—FURNISHED ROOMS IN SUITE
or housekeeping; with gas and bath; also
single ones: ha'.l ulock from Capitol, 522 M. ja2t*
A HANDSOMELY FURNISHED ALCOVE
suite; 1015 L street.jjppgsite Capitol. ja6-3t*
ATICELV"Ft"KNISHED ROOMS AT 1019k
.Ll Fourth street, between J and K. ja6-"t*
FOR SALE-OR TO LEASE FOR A TERM
of years: BO acres of laud 2>_ miles irom
Rocklin: being north half of east qußrter of
section 33. township 11 north, range 7 east. Ap
ply soon for terms, to W. H. SHERBURN, 823 K
street, saetamento. jag
\TOTICE.-HAVE YOU ANY INTENTION
J_> of investing in 2, 4, 6or 10 acres rich land
just outside the city and only short distance
irom terminus of New Electric Railway ? If so
it will pay you big to see me and find what I
have to offer. M. J. Dillman, 1420 O street; at
io J street, between 12 and 1. ja6-tf
ANTED, AGENTS i - GOOD ACTIV
gentlemen or ladies for something entirelj
new; light and profitable: takes with every
one. Apply log Eighth St., from 1 to 9 p ii. ja4-tf
WASTED-PARTIES TO TAKE AN INTER
estinthe Sectional Giant Quartz Mill, of
meritorious qualities; patented. JAMES A.
sCOTT, Golden Eagle Hotel. Sacramento. <125-tl
WANTED-MEN FOR FARMS, VINEYARDS,
dairies and all kinds of labor. Women
and girls for cooking and geneial housework.
Plenty of work for desirable help. Apply at
EMPLOYMENT OFFIOE. Fourth St.. K and L.
FOB SALE—TO LEI'— ETC.
OR RENT DURING LEGISLATURE - A
nicely furnished bay window room with
fireplace and use of bath. 72> Ninth st. fa4-3t
A NICELY FURNISHED SUITE OF FRONT
rooms and one large single room. 624 J
TO RENT-A PARLOR SUITE, ft BLOCKS
from State Capitol. Apply at 1017 I st. ja4-3*
TO LET-A NICELY FURNISHED SUIT Ol
front rooms, and one large front room, witl
bath and gas; but two blocks from the Capitc
building. 1110 Eighth street. ja3-st*
TO RENT-315 ACRES ON THE COSUMNI
river in Sacramento county; 90 acres of
ready for a fine corn crop this year; part can b
sublet at 115 per acre: the balance is good for
wheat or barley: good house, barn and water.
Apply to FOSTER J: SHIDELER, tg J st ja3-tf
I)OOMs TO RENT - FURNITURE NEW,
It from 56 up. 306% K street. ja3-tf
QACRAMENTO COUNTY POULTRY YARDS;
IO leading varieties for sale: eggs for hatching;
for further particulars send for catalogue. GEO.
E. LUDEN, proprietor. Box 370, Sacramento.
M STREET—THREE NICE FURNISI
•JLI ed rooms for light housekeeping: i
fTIO LET-FURNISHED ROOMS IN SUITE OR
X (or housekeeping: no children; 1 block from
Capital. Apply at 900 L street. d3l-7t«
17IOR S\LE OR TO RENT-32 ACRES GOOD
C garden land on Riverside road, one mile
below toll-gate. Appiy to J. W. RICHMOND,
1818 P street, Sacramento. d3l-7t*
F>R 3 ALE—CHOICE AND RELIABLE FRUIT
trees. Call on O. O. GOODRICH, Riverside
Nursery, three m.les south of city. P. O. ad
dress, Sacramento. d3l-tf
FURNISHED ROOMS AT THE RUSS HOUSE
also front pailor suites: pleasant location
only two blocks from Capitol. 1009 and 1011 J
mO LET-DURING LEGISLATURE, A LARGE
J_ furnished suite of rooms at 71G J st. d3C-7t*
CHOICE LOT OF CANARY BIRDS FOR
sale. 1112 F street. d2L-lm*
|Al COR. L AND FOURTH—ROOMS BY
tUI the day, week or month. LANGHAM.
mO LET—SMALL TENEMENTS AND ALSC
X unfurnished rooms, cheap; suitable foi
housekeeping. Apply to D. Gardner, at wood
yard. Fourth and I streets. my!7-tf
FURNISHED ROOMS AT CENTRAL HOUS'
from $5 per month upwards: also fami'
rooms at low prices. HORNLEIN BROS., Pr
r)P. SALE—ONE OF THE FINEST AN
largest saloons m the city; extra family ei
trance, best location; stock and lease. Inqnii
at this office. 05-tl
DRESSMAKING - MRS. MAY STEVENS,
formerly with Mrs. Schirmer, hos
opened first-class dressmaking parlors at 916
Seventh street, back of Cooper's music stores
Ladies,' children's and infants' white under
wear a soecialty: Dlain sewing solicited. 022-1
TEACHER OF DRAWING AND PAINTING
Studio, No. 317 P street. Orden for Decora
tive Work solicited. Inspection of work in
MS3. A. HUNTER (NEE HATTIE J. BALD
WIN.) will reopen her private kindergarten
at 1515 Thirteenth st., on Jannary 5,1891. dsi-2w
SACKAMEXTO, TUESDAY MOEXIXGr, JAX LAKY 6, 1891.
CALIFORNIA AND COAST.
We'come Downpour Reported Through
out the State.
MINE HORROR AT ANGELS CAMr.
A Dozen Men Precipitated Five
Hnndred Feet Into a Shaft-
Two Notable Deaths.
[SPECIAL DISPATCHES TO THE BECOBD-UNION.J
EMMA ABBOTT DEAD.
The Fanioui* Opera Singer Falls Victim
to the Dread Pneomonia.
Salt Lake, January sth.—Emma Abbott, the
famous American prima donna, died in this
city this morning of acute pneumonia.
Her death was not unexpected, for she has
been dangerously ill since Friday morning last.
She was taken sick the day before, but her
powerful will kept her from giving in, and she
sang on that evening, much against the desire
ot her physician.
On the following day the man of medicine
told Miss Abbott that her life was in peril. The
lady undertook to laugh it off, however, but
finally, when she became aware that it was a
serious matter, she a: once resigned herself to
whatever fate might await her.
It is only a week ago that Emma Abbott sang
in Sacramento, and was a perfect picture of
health. More than that, she was in better
voice, and rendered the difficult role of Elvira
in "Ernani" with greater ease than ever be
fore. She was at the zeuith of her success and
fame at the time of her sudden and sid taking
away, and her death will cause thousands of
lovers of music to regret.
Emma Abbott was born in Chicago in ISSO.
Four years later her parents moved to Peoria,
111., where her father pursued his profession of
rn'is'.c teacher with indifferent success. His
little girl early learned to play the guitar and
developed vocal powers which led to her ap
pearance at a concert when she was but 9 years
old. Her success was so marked that for sev
eral years she traveled, giving concerts with
her brother George. In her sixteenth year she
officiated for a time as a district school teacher,
then resumed the concert business, joined a
Western concert troupe, was stranded at Grand
Haven, Mich., found her way to New York,
heard Parepa Rosa, then the reigning foreign
star here, and resumed concert work in the
West, but with litt'.e fiuancial success. About
this time, however, she attracted the favorable
notice of Miss Kellogg, who sent her to New
York. She was engaged as 6oprano at the
Church of the Divine Paternity, of which that
great pulpit orator, the Rev. E. H. Chapin, was
pastor. The generous congregation of this
church took great interest in her success, and
the late Mr. Lake, of the well known firm of
Lake & McC'reery, was. with Mrs. Lake, espe
cially liberal to the ambitious young artist. The
Lakes took her to their home, and with a few
other friends raised money to send her
abroad. This was in 1572. Miss Abbott
remained several years in Europe, studying
first in Milan and afterwards with Wartel in
Paris. She received good offers abroad, but re
turned to this country in ISSO and sang in the
principal cities. She had married Mr. Weth
erill, and with him formed an opera company
which has proved a genuine success. It has
always been conducted on good business prin
ciples. Desirable artists were tecured and were
paid their liberal salaries with unvarying
promptness. This fact—by no means a com
mon one iv the noble but precarious "pro
fession"—made au engagement with the Abbott
troupe highly desirable, and a singer who was
negotiating successfully with Mi>s Abbott was
always to be congnitulated. 'Ihe prima donna,
by the way. selected ber own assistants, tried
their voices and allotted their parts.
When here in Sacramento the prima donna
had not felt so well in year>, she said, and her
voice had all of its strength and purity. From
here she went to Ogden, where she opened the
new opera house. It is believed that it was in
this new structure she contracted the severe
cold which led to her sudden death.
It is estimated that Miss Abbott leaves an
estate worth in the neighbarhood of 52,000,000.
A Dn/'-ii Men Dashed to Death in the
San Andreas. January sth.—Eleven or twelve
men were killed in the Ulica mine at Angels
A load of men were being lowered on a skip
and when about 150 feet from the surface the
rope broke, preeipi-ating all a distance of 150
feet to the bottom of the shaft.
no particulars yet.
San Francisco, January sth.—No additional
particulars have been received b^ere up to mid
night of the disaster at the Utiea mine at An
gels Camp to day.
There is no telegraph service to Angels and
the stages from that place will not arrive at
Milton, San Andreas or other outlying points
A General Downpour Reported Through
out the State.
Coenix<;, January' Mh.—After two days of
heavy, cloudy weather it commenced to rain
Sunday afternoon. Seventy hundredths of an
inch of rain fell. It is now clear and mild. The
grass and grain are growing wonderfully.
Catvco*, January sth.—The best rains of the
season fell last night, amounting to .b0 of an
inch. This gives 5.24 inches for the season,
against nearly IS inches at this date last season.
But the prospects are now better, especially for
grain, than last year.
Samta Maria, January sth.—Sixty-five hun
dredths of an inch of rain fell last night. It is
Pan Rafael, January o'.h.—Rai". commenced
falling about 2 o'clock vestcrdav. and continued
atin'ervals throughout the night. The rainfall
for the twenty-four hours was .72 of an inch,
and for the season 7.67 inches.
Downikvii.le, January sth.—Rain has fallen
quite steadily here for tweuty-four hours, with
snow on the hills.
Sif.era City, January sth.—lt began snowing !
here at an early hour this morning, and every
thing points to a plentiful supply before long. I
This has been an excaptionaily fine lall and I
winter, and snow or rain just now is needed
Death of Two of California's Prominent
Grass Valley, January sth.—W. C. Stokes, a
pioneer of '49. and a member of the California
Society of Pioneers, died this afternoon, at the
age of 67 years. He was a native of England.
"Charley" Stokes was one of the best known
men in Northern California. He formerly re
sided at Marysville, where he conducted a hoiel.
For about tweaty years he has resided here.
He was much esteemed by all. He leaves a
wife and five grown children.
death of c. p. eoe.
Sax Bernardino, January sth.—C. F. Roe.
Treasurer of th^ city for ttie'ntv-two years, died
at San Diego yesterday from the effects of the
amputation of a leg. A previous amputation
was made to the knee at San Francisco last
spring, but recently the old trouble showed
itself and he went to San Diego, wheie the bal
ance of the femur was removed at the hip joint
Saturday. He was too weak to stand the second j
operation. The body was brought to this city
for burial by the Masons. He was a member of
several other secret s;cieties. Roe was 49 years
Riversipb, January sth.—A large and en
thusiastic meeting was held at the Loring Opera
There is no Pain Like Toothache!
It "beats the does" for making a fellow
squirm. Nobody pities you. "Get it out," says
one; "rub the tooth against a stone,'' says an
other; "when it begins to swell then it won't
hurt so much," says a third. The reason of the
ache is you didn't use bOZODONT and prevent
your teeth from decay.
W Notice is hereby .riven that the an
nual meeting of stockholders of the Germania
Building and Loan Association of the citv of
Sacramento, for the election of three Directors,
and for such other business as may be brought
before it, will be held at its office, 1011 Fourth
street, on MONDAY EVENING, January 12, lbil
at 7:30 o'clock. L. NFUBOURG, President.
H. J. Goethe. Secretary. d27-2w
Holiday Goods.—The finest assortment
ever offered in Sacramento. Fancy articles for
Christmas gifts. Plush rases, Photograph
Albums, Vases, Pictures. Picture Frames to
order at short notice. THEO. W. SCHWAMB
SW J street. _____^ dlu-tt
Mbilauie Hell, renowned in telling lire's
future events: fifteen years' practice In India
and Australasian colonies; fate of San Jose.
YouDg people should know their future. Fee
50 cents and Sl. 1010 Third street. d9-lm*
Pianos to Snit the Times.—Having Be
ceived a large invoice direct from manufactur
ers, including eleven different factories, brand
new. Easy installments. Prices, J2OO and up
wards, at A. C. SHAW 4 CO.'S, 1023 Eighth
treet. ___^_^_ dl6-tf
Painless Extraction of Teeth by nse of
local anesthetic. DR. WELDON, dentist, Eighth
and J streets. je22-tf
Sample Booms, 1014 Sixth street, be
tween J and K. Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
nl4-tl JACOB KAEBTH, Proprietor.
House in this place this afternoon, to consider'
county division. Repiesentatfves from EW
nore, San Jacinto. Pen-is, Banning, Beaumont
and other localities were present, and, will, the
exception of San Jacinto, unanimously voted to
join with Riverside in forming a county rx> be
known as Riverside county. The territory in
cluded embraces all of the choicest citrus grow
ing lauds in Sin Bernardino county aud north
ern San Diego county. It will be one of the
nchest fruit producing sections in the state.
A commi tee was appointed to draft a bill and
have it introduced at once in the Legislature.
Great enthusasm prevails over the proposition.
Merced Election Contests.
Mercet>, January sth —The election-ccntest
rases began this morning. Judge Williams of
Ventura, acting Judge. The morning session
was taken up by the defense. First, they ob
jected to the proceedings on the grounds that
no special session of the Court was called, ac
cording to law; next, that the complaint was
not filed within the forty days required by Uw.
The objections were overruled. They next
moved to dismiss the cases, wMch was also
overruled. The Judge then, on motion of de
fen'e, required that both prosecution and de
fense deposit the amount to cover the costs of
the case. The Court then took a recess.
Railroad Cominissiouers' Report.
Sas Fkan::isco, January sth.—The annual re
port of the Board of Railroad Commissioners
states that the total mileage of railroads in
California is 1.1fC.71 miles: the total indebted
ness of corporations, reported, t199.934.143;
total number ni employes, 20,371—a dtcreaseof
5S ; number of fruit cars operated, 8,642—an in
ceaseof I.SSC : number of people killed by acci
dent, 10i ; injured, 644.
San Jose. January sth.—A meeting of fruit
buyers was held to-day, and arrangements were
made for an organization of buyers, dryers and
canners of Santa Clara county, the object being
to fix standard grades fo: fruit and by which
they shall be bought and sold; also to work in
the Interest of advancing the quality of goods
placed on the market. Permanent organization
will be formed next Saturday.
Fire at Teraecala.
Oceansipe, January sth.—The general mer
chand.sing store of Maehado & Co and the
saloon and hotel of R. J. Welty at Temecula
were burned on the night of January 2d. The
loss is 83,500 ; no insurance. The cause Is un
StisrN, January sth.—Vacaville voted to in
corporate Saturday, and to-day the Board of
Supervisors rejected the entire vcte, on the
ground that the ballots were illegal.
Other informalities in the proceedings were
not touched upon.
The Buzz Saw Again.
Makysville. January sth—ln Yuba City this
afternoon 3. N. Redefer was sawing wood
with a circular saw, when his hand accident
ally came in contact with the saw, severing
four fingers near the hand.
Downieviixe, January ".th.—A miner named
Michael Feeley attempted to thaw out a stick of
giant powder over a stove this afternoon, and
as a result is now minus three fingers and a
IN THE SENATE.
Washington, January oth.—The Senate met
at noon, with the Vice-President in the chair.
Scores of petitions for and against the Conger
lard bill and the Torrey bankruptcy bill were
The Census Committee reported back, with
out amendment, a bill, which was placed on
The Committee on Privileges and Elections
reported back the credentials of Frederick I.
Dubois as Senator-elect from Idaho for a term
of six years, beginning on the 4th of March
next, with a statement that it is the usage of
the Senate to consider any question that may
arise on the credentials of a Senator at the
session held during the term for which the
Senator claims to be elected and not before.
The committee, there/ore, recommended that
Dubois' credentials be placed on file, acd it was
The credentials of Shoup and McConnell,
Senators-elect from Idaho, were reported back
with the recommendation that McConnell be
sworn in, Shonp having already taken his seat.
The oath of office was thereupon administered
Thereupon the Senate, at half-past 12, went
Into an executive session, ou motion of Sher
man, who said it was important to have such a
When the doors reopened, the elections bill
was taken up, George resuming the iloor to con
tinue his speech commenced last Wednesday.
Stewart moved to take up the Senate bill to
provide against contracting the currency.
George said he would yield for that motion.
Hoar appeared snrpnsed, and asked George
whether or not he abandoned the floor.
George said he merely yielded to have the
Hoar tried to say something more, but Gor
man insisted that the question was not de
Hoar persisted, but Gorman seemed resolved
to allow no discussion of the subject and in
sisted on his point of order—that on a mo
tion to proceed on the consideration ol a bill
debate is not in order.
Huar—"Do I understand that the Senator from
Mississippi considers himself at libtrtv to vie.d
to this motion alter an arrangement" between
him and me?"
George -"What was that "'
Gorman—"l insist upon my point of order."
The presiding officer (Mr. Harris) said the
point was well taken.
George—I ask unanimous consent to make
an inquiry of the Senator from Massachusetts.
Several Democratic Senators objected.
Presiding officer—"The Chair wi!l entertain
no proposition that amounts to or tends to de
bate. The question Is: Will the Senate proceed
to the consideration of the bill to provide
against the contraction of currency."' A vote
was taken by yeas and nays, and the motion
agreed to—yeas :U, nays 29.
Jones of Nevada, McConnell, Shoup, Stanford,
Stewart, Teller, Washburn and Woloott voted
yea with the Democrats. The announcement
of the result was received with indications of
surprise and disappointment on the Republican
side of the chamber, the elections bill haviug
been thus displaced and the financial bill taken
up The latter was read by the Clerk, aud
Stewart moved to amend it by adding his free
coinage provision. He argued in support of the
amendment which, he said, would remonetize
silver and place it back where it had been be
fore it was excluded from the miuts of the
United States and Europe.
Sherman said that the sudden and unex
pected change of scene and the introduction of
anew topic of debate should not allow the
revolutionary measure now propo-.ed as "Stew
art's amendment," to pass without the serious
and sober attention of every Senaior. The fact
that there had been an unexpected deflection
in the Republican party would not relieve the
minority of this body from its responsibility if
it supported that measure. He appealed to the
sober sense of responsibility ou the Democratic
side of the chamber against a measure which
he regarded as revolutionary and dangerous,
and the effect of which, if it should become
law would be more destructive than that of any
measure proposed for years. If the friends of
silver had only patience and would wait until
the element of time acted on the silver law of
last session, the policy of the fnited States
Government and of the French Government,
together with the use of silver in South Ameri
can States, would lilt up silver again tothe gold
standard, and that would give them gold value
for their silver.
Sherman went on to say that the Silver Act of
last session suspending the coinage of silver
dollars tended constantly to advance the price
of silver bullion, and he had no doubt that '
if speculators had not entered the aiena, and if i
the ordinary course of business had been !
allowed to deal with the mass of silver and to !
have 4,500,000 ounces of silver purchased
monthly, it would have been slowly enhanced I
until in a few years It might have reached gold, j
But speculation entered and undue advance in
price of silver had been forced by the combina- I
tion until it had gone up to 110, and then, as \
more and more silver came upon the market
suddenly the price had fallen to 100, showing
that the rise and fall had not taken place in the I
natural course of business, but as the effect of a '■
struggle between bulls and bears He svmpa- i
thized with the views of the President and of !
the Secretary of the Treasury and the general
feeling of the Republican Senators that the best
measure of relief would be the purchase of ?12,-
Oou.OOO of silver on themarket, and the first sec
tion of the bill had made provision for that.
The Finance Committee proposed to take off i
that load from the silver market and put it up
at its market price, and then let the law of last
session take its course.
Stewart replied to Mierman's argument, and
insisted that it was not a Silverman, but a "god
ring" that had tampered with the standard in
Reagan also advocate-d Btewart's amendment.
The Senate then adjourned.
IN the house.
Washington-, January sth.—ln the House to- ,
day Henderson, of lowa, presented a conference ,
report on the urgency deficiency bill. In doing i
so he stated that the Senate had receded
from its amendment relative to tbe pay of :
Senatorial cierks. but the House might expect j
to meet the same question on the legislative
or the general deficiency bill.
After the passage of a few public building
bills the House adjourned.
The farthest point northward ever
reached by Arctic explorers thus far is 83
2.V, which was touched by members of the
Greeiy party in 1832. As the pole is 90°
from the equitor. the person who reaches
it will have to go 6° 32' farther north than
any point ever yet touched.
According to reports received by the
Provost Marshal General in ISGG, the num
ber of Federal soldiers killed In battle dur
ing the war was 61.3*12, while 34,727 died
of wounds. i 53,287 by disease and 29,725
died in Confederate prisons, making the
total number of deaths among Union
.. —•-• ——
The sun gives 600,000 times as much
light aa the fall moon, 7,000,000,000 times
as much as the brightest star in the sky,
and 36,000,000 times as much as all the
stars in the heavens combined.
i Fob a disordered liver try Beecham's pills.
EAST OF THE ROCKIES.
The Indian Situation Growing More
GEX. MILES REPORTED KILLED.
The Behring Sea ContiAVPray Get
ting Serionu-The Correspond
ence in the Matter.
igPKCLAL DISPATCHES TO TEE EECOBD-UNION.J
IT IS INEVITABLE.
An Assault from the Indians lg Momen
Omaha, January sth.—The Bee t correspond
ent at Pine Ridge telegraphs a* lollows:
"All is one long continued r-.und of excite
ment here, and au attack from the Indians is
almost momeutarily expected. As to the situ
ation here, considered in its entirety, indica
tions that the greatest battle in Indian history
is almost at hand are increasing. The reports
of every scout add new and strong support to
these indications, that were only emphasized
by the bloody affair on Wounded Knee. Gen
eral Miles believes exac'ly this, and has said so
in strong words. A small handful of Indian
employes here affirm it vehemently.
"Before the terrific clash comes they want to
try and rescue their relatives trom the enemy s
camp, aud are vow interceding with the au
thorities for permission, at the risk of their
lives, to make the atrempt. Those Indians in
the Government employ also express the hope
that they can induce many of those who were
friendly beioie the Wounded Knee battle, and
were remaining hers ac:ording to instructions,
also to come in aud be saved from the certain
annihilation that awaits them within the ranks
oi the hostiles.
"Extensive rifle-pits arc reported being dug
twelve miles west ot here by the hostiles, and
the report is of such a nature that the authori
ties may rely upon its truthlulness.
"Last night the hostiies burned many houses
belonging to the settiers along the White river,
aud finished killing the last remnant of the
great herd of Government rattle that they raid
ed so heavily about a month ago aud have been
drawing on ever since. Without desiring to
make tbe situation a particle darker thau it re
aliy is. for God knows the truth is bad enough,
everything constrains me to s«v that the
danger in which the Pine Ridge "agency and
the white populace stand at this hour and must
remain until this crisis is all over is one of the
most fearful peril that can be imagined, and I
say this, not for the moment forgetting, but
rather knowing prefectly, just wnat military
protection we have here. Since General Miles
arrived he has received most urgent admoni
tions from the administration to avoid timber
blood-hed. Further bloodshed cannot be
NOBLE ON THE SITUATION.
Washington. January 4th—Secretary Noble
was questioned to-day as to what actum had
been taken on the recommendation of General
Miles, that the Indian agents of South Dakota
agent ies be relieved from further duty and
that their places be filled by military officers.
The Secretary said he did not care to discuss
the matter further than to say the subject had
not been mentioned to him by any one with
authority to act in the matter.
It is believed, however, that should General
Miles' recommendation be submitted to him by
the President for his views the Secretary would
strongly oppose the transfer. The Secretary
spoke with some earnestness of the report that
hes been in circulation recently to the efftct
that '.he Indians were in a starving condition
and tbat the pending trouble grew out of the
fact that the Government had not kept its agree
ment with the Sioux, but on the contrary,"had
already begun to cut down rations in violation
of all treaty obligations. The Secretary de
nounced these statements as unqualifiedly false,
Ihe story of starvation among the Sioux was
a pure fabrication. For ten long years the Gov
ernment, in the fulfillment of its treaty obliga
tions, had been feeding the Sioux in Idleness.
Some of them, however, were thrifty farmers
and good citizens, but the majority were a
thriftless and indolent set, perfectly willing to
spend their time in idleness and finding fault
with the Government on every conceivable pre
The treaty of 1877, the Secretary said, obliged
the Government to furnish them with a certain
amount of food, clothing, implements, horses,
cattle, etc , until they should become s?lf-sup
porting. After ten years had elapsed, during
which time the Government spent millions of
dollars with the view rf placing the Indians on
a self-supporting basis. Members of Congress
very properly began to inquire whether it was
the purpose of the Government to continue in
definitely and forever the policy of feedteg In
dians who persisted in living in idleness.
They thoueht it about time to test their ability
to support themselves, and the appropriation
was reduced ? iiO.OOO—not a very large sum
compared with the amount usually called for.
Ther-upon Mr. Indian immedi»tely began to
complain, but made no effort toward feeding
himself. He occupied a vast territory contain
ing thousands of acres of productive land. He
was supplied with everything necessary to im
prove it and t&'.si good crops, but preferred to do
nothing and let the Government put food into
It was time, the Secretary thought, that these
people should be compelled to do something.
and he had lost patience with those who uphold
the Indians in their idleness. He sincerefv re
gretted that the recent action of the military
had resulted in bloodshed, and congratulated
himself that his Department was in no sense
responsible for it. .
COLONEL FOKSYTnE REMOVED.
Washington, January sth.—The report of the
relief of Colonel Forsythe of the command of
the Seventh Cavalry by fc'eueral Miles is con
firmed at the War Department to-day.
General Sehofield sail : "It has been sug
gested by a person whom I cannot mention
that it would be well to look into the matter of
the fight at Wounded Knee Creek theotherday,
inasmuch as the reports state that several In
dian women and children were Killed. Accord
ingly, General Miles, at a suggestion from here,
relieved Colnnel Forsythe of his command, I
pending the investigation of the circumstances i
in that fight, which investigation is probaby
now being conducted by General Miles. The '
general management of the fight is also to be j
looked iuto, but the particular point in question
is thejdeath of the women aud children."
Considerable criticism against Colonel For
syte's suspension is heard in the War Depart
ment. It seems to be directed against the policy
of relieving an officer during the progress of a
campaign, ins-cad of waiting until after the
treuble is settled. As to the charge that Col
onel Forsythe allowed his men to kill women
and children, it is stated that it would be im
possible in the hurry and confusion of an unex
pected fight and the subsequent stampede and
pursuit, to detect the sex of the Sioux.
One officer remarked: "It is preposterous to
say that it is necessary in an Indian skirmish to
stop firing long enough to find out just what
sort of an Indian you are shooting at. Women
and men look very much alike in their blanket
costumes, and tbe former are quite as fierce
fighters as the men.
"The Sioux squaw is as bad an enemy as the
buck at times. Little boys, too, can shoot quite
as well as their fathers, aud what a spectacle it
would be for a soldier, on seeing a 10-year-old
boy pointing a loaded gun at him, with as true
an aim as the best marksmen in the army, to
stop his advance and cry our, 'My son, you must
drop that gun, for you area minor, and lam
not allowed to hurt you.' "
Another officer said: "At this rate the Sioux
troubles will grow to be just as bad as the events
of the first three years of the war, when every
officer with an independent command had not
only an enemy in front ot him, but a court
martial behind him."
Still another officer said it was a grave error
to order the relief of Colonel Forsythe at this
stage of the proceedings, and thus hold up a
warning finger to every Colonel in the little
army around Pine Ridge, to tell them that the
death of each Sioux must be explained.
MORGAN 13 WILLING.
Washington, January sth.—General Morgan,
Commissioner of Indian Affairs, says he is ready
to go to Dakota to treat with the Indians if the
President aad Secretary of the Interior desires
him to do so.
GENERAL MILES REPORTED KILLED.
Chicago, January sth.-A special dispatch
from St. Paul, to a morning paper, says that a
telegram received in that city reports that Gen
eral Miles was killed in a battle with the In
dians. Captain Huggius. the acting assistant
Adjutant General in charge at array head
quarters in this city, has heard no news in re
gard to the killing of General Miles. He does
not credit the report. A dispatch trom Gordon,
Neb., received this morning, says that a rumor
is current there that General Milea is killed,
but the report is unfounded.
PROBABLY A CANARD.
Washington, January sth.—A dispatch re
ceived by General dchoflcld from General Miles
at 6::15 this evening indicates that there has
been no battle with tbe Indians ytsterday.
This was the latest dispatch received up to
THE ARIPAHOES AND CHEYENNES.
Kansis City, January sth.—An Associated
Press correspondent at Guthrie. Oklahoma, has
telegraphed about the situation among the In
dians. He says the news of Sitting Bull's death,
and the fight at Wounded Kne^. together with
the exaggerated reports of what the Indians be
lieved to be a massacre of Sioux squaws and
children, caused considerable commotion
among the Indians,
A ghost dance is to be held at Red Rock
Point, sixty miles north.
The Cheyennes and Arapahoes have received
news that the Government intends to disarm
them. It is not known here whether there Is
any truth in the report, but it has greatly dis
turbed them. A friendly lowa Indian in Guth
rie to-day said that the C'hevennes and Arapa
hoes would resist disarmament. The military
officers here would not confirm or deny the re
port, but said something would be done soon
The settlers in the vicinitr of Guthrie are not
disturbed over the situation. .
WAXLACE DIED FIGHTING.
Leavraworth (Ks ), January sth.-A letter
-rom the Pine Ridge agency details some hith
erto unknown facts concerning the death of
Captain Wallace at Wounded £nee. After the
fiiht. the letter states, Cartain Wallace ws
found at the entrance of an Indian lodge, with
five dead warriors lying ue*r him. each corpse
showing a bullet wound. Five oi the chambers
of the Captain,c revolver were empty, and it is
T r sunied that Wallace kilied the five Indians
before he was overcome.
KOSI HOSTILE REINFORCEMENTS
Pierce (S. I).), January sth.—Two parties hut
in from the Bad river report that ihe Indians
a 1 along the river are preparing to hold a ghost
They state that the Indians at the forks of
Had and White rivers are also showing signs of
The settlers in the vicinity say this is the first
time these Indians have offered" to lake part in
BLAINE AND SALISUCRT.
England's Proposal to Use Arbitration is
Washington, January sth.—The President to"
day transmi ted to she House further corre'
spondecce on the Eubject pt the Behring Sea
controversy between the Dotted States aud
Great Britain. The correspondence consisisuf
a ielter from Salisbury to Pauncefote, dated
August 2,1590, and one from Secretary Blame to
the same Mltisters, dated December 17th last
Salisbury's letter is confined to the discussion
of the Russian lease and treaty of 1525. He ar
gues that Blame misinterpreted Adams' posi
tion, and declares that the history of the case
shows: First—That EDgland a'.wavs denied
Russia's claim of maritime jurisdiction of the
Behring Sea; that the Convention of lb2T> was a
renunciation of that claim, and that the Beh
ring Sea has not been known by that name, but
as a part of the Pacific Ocean. He closes with a
s'aten ent that if differences still exist, his Gov
ernment is ready for an impartial arbitration
by methods to bo agreed upon in concert with
Blame's letter begins with an insistance upon
the correctness of the position assumed by the
United States. He believes the controversy tutus
upon one point—whether the phrase "Pacific
oceau," used in the treaties ot 1824-25, included
tbe Behring sea, as contended by Great Britain.
If the United States can prove the contrary, her
case is complete and undeniable. Therefore,
Blame enter into an exhaustive argument,
based on Bancrolt's history and maps, to snon
that Adams and his couteinporarits had a dis
tinct un'erstanding that the phrase "Pacific
ocean" excluded the waters of Behring sea,
then known to all the word as the Sea of Kam
The Secretary points to the large wealth of
the Russian American Company, which he says
would have been carelessly thrown away by the
Russian nobility in tbe phrase which merged
the Behring sea in the Pacific ocean. He cites
the long years of abstinence from the seal waters
by adventurous people of the United States and
Great Britain as a presumption of the lack of
right to enter. As a stronger evidence of his
correctness. Blame cites the protocols Of the
treaty of 1624 to show Russia's re inquishment
of jurisdiction applied only to territory between
the fiftieth and sixtieth degrees: also, an ex
planatory note from Russia to Adams;:, ISM,
positively excepting the Aleutian islandi and
countiy rortu of '-19° 3' from the concessions to
the United States of the right to fish and trade.
He also cites the action of Great Britain ex
cluding vessels from waters within eight
leagues of St Helena, when Napoleon was con
fined there, and again refers to the protection
exercised over the Ctylon pearl fisheries by
Great Britain, saying that he is willing to accept
those provisions for the protection of the seal
fisheries. He speaks of the enormous injury in
flicted by vessels under the British flag upon
the United States fisheries, and suggests that
she send an intelligent commission to the seal
islands. Again, he objects to the form proposed
ol arbitration, and says it will amount to some
thing tangible if Britain consents to arbi
trate the real qnestious discussed for the last
four years, viz.: What were the rights exercised
by Russia in Behring Sea ? How far were they
conceded by Great Britain? Was Behring Sea
included in the Pacific Ocean. Did not the
United States acquire all Russia's rights? What
are the present rights of the United States, and
if the concurrence of Great Britain was found
necessary, then what shall be the protected
lim:t3 and the loose season .' Secretary Blame,
in conclusion, denies thu United States ever
claimed the Behring Sea to be a closed sea, and
quotes Minister Phelps, In ISSS, where he says
the question is not applicable to the present
HOW IT WAS DONE.
The Displacement of the Elections Bill
Caused a Sensation.
Washington, January sth.—The action of the
Senate in displacing the elections bill with the
financial bill was a complete surprise to the
friends of the former measure, and several Re
publican silver Senators, who voted for the mo
tion, say it was without prior knowledge on
their part. So far as can be learned the ar
rangement to displace the elections bill was not
definitely effected until some time after the Sen
ate met. though there hsd been some consulta
tion prior to to-day on the subject.
It is understood that Stewart and Teller were
the principal movers iv the scheme.
The Democrats are rejoicing overthe displace
ment of the bill, and think it has received a
The financial bill must now be displaced by a
direct vote, and has the coigne of vantage here
tofore occupied by the elections bill. It has the
right of way.
of the silver Senators said it had been de
cided last week to bring ou the fi/ht this week,
but it was kept quiet, and the decision as to
wnen to make the motion, and in what form,
was not arrived at uutii the Senate convened
why they did it.
j Washington, January 6th.—A California As
, sociated Pre^s correspondent asked Senators
I Stewart, Jones and Stanford why they had voted
to shelve the Federal elections bill, and each
answered that he did it because he wanted some
silver legislation. The Federal elections bill
was unpopular with the people, and it was
| dragging along and blocking otner and more
BELIEF FOR THE INDIANS.
The Indian CommisKioner'g Letter to the
Secretary uf the Interior.
Wa.shisc.tos, January sth.—There was to-tfav
I laid before the House a letter from the Commis
sioner of Indian .A flairs tothe Secretary oi the
Interior giving an opinion that a relief fund
should be furni«hed by Congress so as to enable
the Department to assist all Indians who re
quire Rid this winter not only with food, but
also in the purchase of saeds and other articles
required for planting in the spring, and to tram
immediate assistance whei required.
He submits a draft of au item to be inserted
in the inoian appropriation bill, proposing an
appropriation of iIoO.OOO tor thu purpose men
The tribes appealing to the Government for
help are principally the Yankton Sioux, of Souh
Dakota, the Arickarees, Gros Ventres and Man
dans, at the Fort Berthold Agency, Korth Da
kota, the Northern Araphoes, of Wyoming and
the Siscton and Devil's Lake Indians, North
and South Dakota.
Converting United states Notes.
Waphisgtos, January ,rth.—ln the House to
day, Post, of Illinois, introduced for reference
a bill to convert United States legal tender
notes from Government promises to pay, into
legal tender Government promises to receive
and restore to circulation the gold held in the
treasury for the redemption of I'nited States
notes. The notes shall declare on their face
' This United States note or dollars, will be paid
out at all Government offices and depositaries
for all payments which are not by law required
to be made in coin."
That Silver Brick.
Washisgtos, January f>th.—E. O. Leech Di
rector of the Mint, said this morning that he
had, received copies of the correspondence be
tween Superintendent Bosbyshell ol the Phila
phia Mint and Metara. Morse and Merrick of
Denver, in the matter of the silver b'ick pre
sented by the latter with the demand that it
be coined free Leech said that the d- part ment
fully sustained the Superintendent in his re
iusal to accept the silver on the terms pro
posed, as being strictl; in accord with the law.
John W. Mack ay.
New York, January sth.—John W. Mackay is
reported as saying that there is nothing in the
report from Paris that the Canadian Telegraph
Company had acquired an interest to the ex
tent of 51.500.0j0 In the Commercial Cable Com
pany, and that he and Bennett had quarreled
over money matters. Mackav will give a dinner
tonignt to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Oelrichs and
Mrs. Fair at the Windsor Hotel.
Memorials from t?ie Pacific Coaat.
Washington, January.Sth.—Senator Stanford
to-day presented i>etitions and memorials from
the Pacific Coast Board of Trade and National
Grange of Patrons of Husbandry, in favor of
the passage of the Torrey bankruptcy bill- also
a memorial from the San Francisco Board of
Trade, asking for an appropriation for the su-
vey of a route lor a trans Pacific cable.
Senator Hearat'g Condition Cnchanged.
Washington, January sth.-Senator Hearst
passed a fairly comfortable day. No unfavor
able symptoms appeared, and he is in much the
same condition as for a week past.
San Francisco's Postofflce.
Washington, January sth.—Senator Stanford
to-day Introduced a bill to increase the limit of
jostfor the public building at San Francisco to
Bradvceotine cured Headaches for F
W. Li'tle, Pleasant Hill. Xo.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.- U. S. Gov't Report, Aug: 17, iBBr>
, ABSOLUTELY PURE
WHOLE NO. 12,358.
IN FOREIGN LANDS.
England Wiil Not Submit to "Blame's
The Italiau Government Likes tho
New American Tariff and
Gives Its X •■.-..,, us Why.
lIPEOIAL DEPATCEES TO THB BBCOKD-UMOH.I
The Behring Sea Troubles Assuming an
,„L r'NP„ 0;,*,, JftD varyuary s!h -The Standard to-day,
IvLVJ^ 8 t0 the Sea dispute, Bays it
Jl£ShmJ^7 unpleasant -aspect, as even the
possibility of a rupture between England and
America cannot be mentioned without f.-elings
ol deep regret. America may count on receiv
a'JL£? "'l'assure of courtesy, path nee and
firmness which England bHs alreaciv displayed;
but Biame wiil do well to bear in mind tbat the
nrmness wi,i be commensurate, should the mo
ment arrive for its cxe-tise, with the patience
M Hun!? y wltn wbich he »»«• so '" bt--«n
L.^M .rc seems extravagantly anxious" to
dvi hunsed wrong. Lincoln cannot 100 soon,
?Pc„ ,°J- c ml' ? cVo!e Wttseif to ascertaining the
ITS I V,0?.th, eyon.ea Oflice and cominuni
2£JI 52 lus, V'"' vt rL; :"''M ■ There is cot a per
son,n England bat would bear it proposed with
!' r,y:.v I' £&**. that shots should be exehaugid
m. , ?„£"«' ,a? d Ar'-crican vessels, except
a Tlr ; y;, « would excite greater regret
,1 ".hi 'th? Brulsh lla* liaa been insulted
v^,p^ national honor had not been
m viri i, 1 _*,P rom M reprisals. Bat we can
Ft ,'V, ri eTe the American people will sutler
2„ b I>, servants to force a conflict by wanton
?h. »iffi n OUr '"''-• We »ill Racily bow to
SLi a-", °' '"'ern&tional law. but not to
*nY, h \ 1V IU*1 h? W1" not persist iv menace,
Th„ I D-},V° b" resenuS and resisted.
OJf, „,; J/?" ("lU''' 'o-daysaya: The case for
arbitration in the Behring Sea ui.-pu.eii.so
?ilf- ' • .Sa!l!? vry'a offer so ample, and the
feelmg in America iv favor of arbitration so
f^i Crr anr^ str? ng that »' seems neeessarv to
i?3L Si Lalnt.^ "Olives for his warlike atti
tude eisewhere than m the men.s of the case,
lhat tne American people would deliberately
P™le„ r a ?°\' :>' °l c**n?eraiiou, and would
sooner embark in a fratricidal war with England
than to submit to arbitration, is too silly and ab
surd to need a moment's consideration. It to
clear Blame speaks not for the nation, but for
his party, and that he means bluff and
plays to an anti-English gallery. It is i-vueMly
to be noped the good sense aud moderaiW- of
the American people will s:*edily make them
selves heard. Even the paper warfare between
the two great families hi the same race would
be a blunder and a crime.
The St". James Gazette to-day says: There is
no reason for alarm or to anticipate a rup'.ure.
Blames DOhtical party is at low water-mark,
jnd he retorts to tbe old device of "twisting the
British lion s tail."
THE CORRESPONDENCE EIPtmiATED.
london, January Sth.—The Foreign Office
this evening issued the following communica
tion fe) the press:
"The statements cabled respecting the corre
spondence on the Behring Sea question, be
tween the British and American Governments,
are unfounded. A dispatch was received De
cember oOtb from Mr. Blame. He made pro
posals respecting the questions to be submitted
for arbitration. With this exception no com
munication whatever has been received from
the United States on this subject for ihe past
three weeks, and no cotrmuuicafnii Ims been
made tothe American Government in the same
The Foreign Office is a conservative deoart
ment, and the course it has adopted in regard to
the communication is a startling innovation
upon its usual methods of procedure, and
strengthens the belief that the crisis is serious.
It is claimed here that the preparation of eeal
skins is entirely a British Industry, 18,000 per
sons being engaged iv this work in London
alone. Since the publication of the foreign
Office's eommunicat'on the United States Lega
tion and Admiralty offices have been besieged
by persons seekjto obtain information, but all
inquiries proved fruitless.
They Resist the Police and a Great Riot
Glasgow. Jannary sth.—Though the railway
strike is practically ended, to-day was tbe most
exciting since it began. A large force of
policemen, backed by the hussars, were en
gaged in evicting ibe " strikers from bonier &*
--longing to the railroad companies. There was
no actual violence, but many distressing scenes.
There is much suffering in store for the fami
lies of the unfortunate strikers, who now, more
than ever before, have the sympathy of the
At MotherweU June, ion, a point about thir
teen miles from here, a crowd of strikers and
sympathizers made hostile demonstrations and
refused to disperse when ordered by the police
Tbey began throwing stones. The
read the riot Act and a s.juad of police and
military cleared the streets.
Six rioters were badly injured by the police's
batons, and this enraged their comrades. Tney
gathered aud attacked the railway station,
wrecking the signal boxes.
Trams were compelled to run through wlth
ourstopping, because of the volleys of stones.
Eventually the military fired b'.auk cartridges
acd dislodged the crowd.
At Blantyre, where a number of eviction?
were recently attempted, a crowd of miners
sacked a shop, and the military had to be sum
More troub'e is feared.
There are signs of further accessions to the
strikers from the ranks of the men a; work oa
the ros'is, because of their heavy duties
All the miners in Motherwell district have
suspended work. They are largely responsible
for to day's riots. Intense excitement prevails
to-nigbt. and is estimated that there is a crowd
of 20,000 persons on the streets.
THEY LIKE TUB TARIFr.
Italian Exports Benefited by the McKin
Rome, January sth.—lt Is ascertained from
high official s.'urtw that Italy is well satisfied
with the workings of the new American tariff
The report of the Government Commotion,
appointed to Investigate aud report on the
probable eftetms, showa that under the new tar
iff about '29 per cent, ol Italian exports to the
United States nre admitted free of dotv.SfT pet
cent, at reduced duty, 12 per cent, at the old
rate while the duty is increased on tees than
4 per cent.
1 his report, together with statistics published
by the Italian press, have brought ab;>u: a very
favorable state of public opinion regarding the
"We have no cans? for complaint against the
United States on account ol the new tariff " said
Prime Minister Crispi, and this diplomatic
opinion is more than indorsed by all deputies
interviewed by the Atsoeiated "Press corre
During the past ten years Italy's commi roe
wi;h the United Slates has been steadily :n
--creasing, until it Is now exceeded by oulv three
other nations of Europe. Slnco 'he bill waul
iLto effect it continues to increase at as great a
rate as before.
The report published recently that on account
of the McKiriley law Italy would lmaxe n 1 ex
hibits at the World's Fair to be held at Chicago,
is entirely untrue.
Halifax (N, S ), January sth.—Rev. Dr. Haw
ley, who arrived trom St. Johns, Ncwioiuid'and.
Saturday, reports that the people then are in a
continued st*te of indignition over the an
nouncement that the settlemeutof the bai 1 and
French shore questions is to be effected without
reference to the co.ony. Regarding the proba
bility of serious trouble in the spring, D r . Haw
ley says that Newfoundland cannot'tight either
England or France, but if a score of F-eueh
fishermen are shot or drowned Eaglsnd aud
X ranee must settle the matter between them.
Puget Sound Dry-dock.
Washington, January sth.—Senator Allen in
troduced a bill to-day malting an approp-intion
of S7oo,o*X> for the construction of a dry doc* at
Port Orchard, Washington, the point .selected
by the commission appointed by the President
for that purpose. The .bill also appropriates
150, WJ for the purchase of the site
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