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VOLUME LXXXT.--NO. C>2.
GLENN COUNTY ELECTION.
A Fierce Battle Looked For at
the Polls To-day.
DESPERATE EFFORT BEING MADE
TO DEFEAT DIVISION.
It is Thought That the Mission ofthe
Chilean Steamer Etata, Now at San
iDle_o. Is to Transport the Arms
and Ammunition on Board the Rob
bert and Minnie to Chile for Use of
Special to the Record-Union.
San Francisco, May 4. —A Chronicle
special from Colusa says: To-morrow
the election takes place in Northern
Colusa to determine whether or not
Glenn County shall be placed upon the
map of California.
The fight has been long and tedious,
and has caused ill-feeling to exist between
tho northern aud southern portions of
the county. Both sides are well organ
ized, and it is expected that the battle of
ballots will be fierce. The divisionists
had the fixing of the polling-places, and
tbey placed them as near Willows as pos
sible. This the anti-divisionists claim is
only a scheme to get all the voters so
near Willows that they can be intimi
dated more easily.
■Attorney-General Hart's decision to
to the effect that citizens can vote on a
certificate Of registration has led Wil
lows to have men transferred from
different counties, and in the two Wil
lows precincts 104 have registered.
There is no danger of any trouble at
Willows, but it is expected that there
will be trouble at Princeton, Butte City
and Jacinto precincts. From what a re
porter could learn to-night from the
managers of the anti-divisionists, a des
perate ell'ort will be made to deleat
The anti-divisionists claim that Attor
ney-General Hart's opinion was not
given as an official. District Attorney
Bwineford has given a decision that no
one can vote on a certificate of registra
tion, and the Boards of Election have
been so instructed. To-morrow's battle
will be one of the fiercest in the history
of Colusa county, and no matter which
way the election results, the subject will
probably attract the attention of the
CHILEAN STEAMER ETATA.
It is Believed Tbat Her Mission Is to
Secure Arms and Ammunition.
San FRANCISCO, May 4.—A Chronicle
Special from San Diego says: The Chilean
Kteamer Etata, which came into the har
bor yesterday, is still here taking in a
large amount of coal and supplies, and
despite the feet that her Captain claims
that the vessel is only a passenger
ncr, owned by a New York firm, the
opinion is growing here that she is a
'........;,<-,rt, and is after armsand ammuni
tion for the Chilean insurgents, and as
soon us she is loaded here will take on I
board the cargo of the schooner Robert and
Minnie, now lying at the Santa Catalina
Islands, supposed to be loaded with
munitions of war.
A big Chilean war vessel is also re
ported outside the harbor to-day, ap
parently waiting the appearance of the
There are about ninety men aboard the
Etata. and they all refuse to talk of their
movements and destination.
The Large amount of supplies which the
Etata took on board to-day Included forty
live cattle, 3,000 pounds of dressed meat
and 800 tons of coal, is not regarded here
as bearing out the Captain's statement
that the Etata was bound for Nanaimo to
load with coal.
The Mexican man-of-war Democrata is
in the harbor, and it is supposed that
she was attracted here by a report that
the schooner at < 'atalina is" a filibustering
craft, and that she would call outside the
harbor of San Diego for a contingent of
Lower California invaders. It is said
that the Democrata Will watch both the
News Received Irom tho l'artv Sent to
San Francisco, May l.—The first let
ter to reach this city from .7. Henry l
Turner, sub-assistant in the United States '
Coast and Geodetic Survey, since his de
parture for Alaska in June, 1889, was re
ceived by Prof, ssor George Davidson to
day. Mr. Turner was in charge of a
patty often which was to co-operate with
a similar party under sub-assistant Mc-
Qrath in determiningtheone hundred and
forty-first meridian, the boundary line
sen Alaska and British Columbia.
1 be letter is dated at St. Michaels. Sep
tember 20, 1890, and was intrusted to the
care of the WeUs party, by whom it was
sent to this city.
The discoveries of Mr. Turner in the
hitherto unexplored region which be
traversed, are very interesting. His oh
ser\ ations will cause a change in the map
of the country between the Arctic and
the Porcupine River, In which he found
large lakes and mountain ranges where
before was supposed to be only a vast
lentaUy, Turner refers to the ex
periences of Wells, who was forced to cat
his own dogs.
Turner's camp was located on the Por
cupine River, 130 miles from the Arctic
v. and 1,000 miles from the mouth of
the V ukon River.
M*OLl*'s PERIODIC COMET.
It is Rediscovered by Dr. Barnard, of
the L—Ok Observatory.
Morxx Hamilton, May 4.—Wolfs
periodic comet was rediscovered this
morning by Mr. Barnard, at the Lick j
Observatory, it la extremely faint anel
small, and is following closely thepstb
predicted for IL This is the tirst retuyi
ofthe comet to perihelion, and Its reap
pearance baa been looked forward to with
great interest. The position this morning
waa right ascension 22 boors 83 minutes
17 seconds north, declination 13 degrees
11 minutes 28 seconds, at ."'. hours and 24
minutes, Mount Hamilton mens time.
This comet was originally discovered
i.v in. Ma\ Wolt, of Heidelberg, Ger
many, on the l.tu of September, 1884. Its
period is between six and seven years.
This is the sixtet nth comet discovered by
The Olsen Oaaa,
Merckp, May 4. -When the court con
vened this morning I "Iscn's attorneys an
nounced that he was sick and could not
go on with the trial. Judge Law then
adjourned court. The ease is now in its
sixth week and aU are getting weary.
The Olson trial was resumed this after
noon as defendant felt able to piuesu L
Olsen testitied in his own behalf and
stated that he never had a quarrel with
Ivett. He described all his movements
for three days previous to the murder,
and denied the charges of convict Ben
nett that there was a plot to murder
Ivett. He said ho could have killed
Ivett at any time if he wanted to.
1 he prosecution did not cross-examine
Man Drowned at Renleia.
Benicia, May 4.—Another man lost his
life by drowning at tho railroad wharf
here last night. He, with two compan
ions, all lathers by trade, came up from
San Eraneisco on the Oregon train at
10:45, beating their way. On arriving
here two of them got off the train on the
south side of the wharf, and in the dark
ness one of them, Charles Riley, stepped
overboard and was drowned. His com
panions say he was a native of lowa,
aged twenty-three years. This is the
tenth life lost at this place iv the samo
Sax Francisco, May 4.—ln the appli
cation to the Supreme Court on a petition
of Mariposa County for a writ ot mandate
to the County Treasurer, commanding
him to dispose of certain Mariposa
County bonds for the purpose of building
two public wagon roads, the Treasury
demerred to the petition. The Supreme
Court overruled the demurrer to-day.
The principal objection to the respondent |
was that the Supervisors did not specify !
the purpose for which the indebtedness
was to be created.
Sons of Veterans.
Bakkrsfiki.l), May 4.—The fifth annual
oncampment of the Sons of Veterans
commenced to-day. Colonel F. V. Wood,
Adjutant F. M. Wilson, Inspector L. D.
Manning and S. L. Blodgett, of tho stall*
officers, were present. Committees on
Credentials, Distribution of Work, Reso
lutions, Reports of Officers and Constitu
tion were appointed, and then adjourned
till to-morrow. Telegrams of congratula
tion were received from Commander-in-
Chief I.eland J. Webb, of Topeka. A
grand reception was tendered the en
Death of Foreman Davis.
Nevada City, May 4.—This morning
William M. Davis, foreman ofthe Derbec
mine, died of injuries received one week
ago yesterday while on the cage descend
ing the shaft. He belonged to the San
Juan Lodge of Masons and Nevada Com
mandery, Knights Templar. The funeral
will take place in this city to-morrow,
'fhe deceased has been a gravel miner in
this county since the 'GO's.aud was highly
Died From Her Injuries.
Portland (Or.), May 4.—Harriet
Halpruner, who was seriously burned
last night by fire communicated to her
clothing from a lighted cigarette which
siie was smoking at the time of going to
sleep, died this morning from her burns.
Mrs. Halpruner was thirty-seven years
of age and was one of the Matthews
family, known to the theatrical world as
the "American Midgets."
Tem-peeton (San Luis Obispo), May 4.
H. Weasel, after two weeks' boring for
artesian water on his place in Templeton,
has been successful at a depth of 340 fed,
Witb a How of thirty inches above the
surface and still increasing. Boring con
tinues, and a very strong current is prom
ised at lon feet. This is the first experi
ment in the Templeton country.
HoT.i.tsTi.i;, May 4.—At the town elec
tion here to-day the Board of Election re
fused to receive the votes of a number of
residents of the town who were not npon
the great register of the county. A writ
of mandate out of the Superior Court
Compelled the acceptance of the ballots.
Election at Nevada City.
Nevada City, May 4.—ln to-day's
city election ex-Sheriff Tompkins de
feated J. (J. Neagle. for Marshal. Neagle
hail been Marshal for three terms. The
others elected are D. S. Baker and Will
iam l'dwards, for Trustees; 8, L. clutter,
for Treasurer, and 11. C. Weisenberger
Australian Rallot System Tested.
Carson >N*ev.;, May 4.—The first prac
tical test of the Australian ballot law,
recently adopted in Nevada, took place
to-day in tlie election of Trusties. Tho
voters cast their ballots rapidly and with
no inconvenience in any way.
San Dikgo, May 4.—Ex-Attorney-
General T-ft is resting easier to-night,
and partook of some nourishment in the
early part of the evening. The chances
are more favorable tor his recovers, as
the hemorrhage has been stopped.
Held for Arson.
llor.i.isTEi:, May 4.—Charles Mankins.
12 years old, was arrested to-day lor ar
son. It is claimed that he set fire to a
dwelling house belonging to Wm. Kelly.
The building was entirely consumed. He
was held under (1,000 bonds.
Colored Man Murdered.
MeBOSD, May 4.—Thomas Borden (col
ored) got into a row with some Indians
icar Coulterville yesterday, and got his
throat cut from ear to ear. 'fhe row is
suppose! to be the effect of whisky. No
arrests have been made so far.
Eire at The Dalles.
The Dai.i,i> (Or. . May 4.—A fire this
morning destroyed The Dalles Lumber
ing Company's planing mill. The loss
was estimated at |15,O0U: insurance, $»',-
IMH). The lire is supposed to be the work
Tlie Klythe Estate.
San I'kan. im o. May 4.—The Supreme
Court to-day annulled .Judge Cotfey's
order, which instructed the administrator
Of the Illy the estate to pay Florence
Blythes3Qti monthly as a family allow
Beet SiiKur .Machinery.
Ontario, May 4.—Thirty carloads of
machinery for the (hino Valley Beet
Sugar Company was to-day shipped from
Germany via New Orleans.
Death of a Former Cattle King.
MERCED, May 4.—John .Milton Mont
gomery, formerly a cattle king ofthe San
Joaquin Valley, died at Snelling to-day.
Fair at Ba&ta Maria.
Santa Maria, May4.—-The Directors
of Agricultural District No. 37 have de
cided to hold a fair at Santa Maria.
lta In at Si*son.
Siphon, May 4.—II commenced raining
at daylight, and rained |_tl day, with a
prospect of plenty more.
Electricity tor Mure Island.
Mare Island, May 4.—The electric
Lights in the navy-yard will start to
The Curtain Pantomime.
This game can only be played in the
evening. It consists in stationing one of
the players in a recess of a window and
ilrawingdown the curtain 'shade in front
Of him. At a certain distance from the
curtain, a light is placed upon a table.
Each ofthe company then passes in turn
between the light and the curtain mak
ing all manner of ridiculous gestures
and grimaces, so as to render him
self unrecognizable. Sometimes those
Avho take part in this pantomime dress in
grotesque garments, and change their ap
pearance as much as possible. The per
son behind the curtain must guess who
passes before it.
SACRAMENTO, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 5, 1891.
The Presidential Party View
EVERYONE ENRAPTURED WITH THE
Brief Stops Made at Red "Bluff**, Red
ding, Dnnsmuir, Sisson nnd Ash
land, Or., Where the Party "Were
Met "by Oregon's Reception Com
mittee, "Who Welcomed tho Exec
utive Party to the State.
Special to the Record-Union.
R&D Bi.vff, May 4.—The President
and party made tho first portion of their
journey in Northern Calilornia in a mild
rainstorm, the first experience of that
kind they have had in the Oolden State.
The President arose early this morning,
as usual, and was the only member of
the party to greet the crowd that gathered
about the train at Tehama, which was
reached about 8 o'clock. He was loudly
cheered and shook hands with all the
people within reach.
About half an hour later tlie train drew
up at Red Blulf, where a large crowd
with a band was assembled at the station.
They gave the President a most enthusi
astic welcome. Captain Matlock, an old
army comrade, introduced the President
to the people, and he made the following
"Mv Friends: It is very pleasant to
meet here an old comrade of the Seven
tieth Indiana Volunteers. Your fellow
citizen, Captain Matlock, who has spoken
for you, commanded one of the companies
of my regiment, and is, therefore, a very
old and a very dear friend. Once before
in California I had a like surprise. The
other day a glee club began to sing a song
that was familiar to me, and I said to
those standing about me: 'Why, that
song was written by a Lieutenant" in my
old regiment, and [haven't heard it since
the war.' Presently the leader ofthe glee
club turned his face toward me, and I
found he was the identical Lieutenant and
composer of the song, singing it for my
benefit. All along 1 have met old In
diana acquaintances, and I am glad to sco
that whether of my old command or from
other regiments ofthe great war. they all
seem to be prosperous and happy. Cap
tain Matlock was about the same size
during the war as now. [Laughter.] I
very well remember, according to his
own account, at Resaca he undertook to
make a breastwork of some felled tim
ber. Buthe found after looking about
that it was an insufficient cover, and took
a standing tree. [Laughter.]
"Seriously, my friends, you have a
most beautiful State, capable ot promot
ing the comfort of your citizens in a very
high degree, and although already occu
pying a high place in thegalaxy of States,
it will, I am sure, take a much higher one.
It is pleasant to see how the American
spirit prevails among all your people, the
love for the Hag and the Constitution,
those settled and permanent things that
live whether men go or come. They
come to us from our fathers and will pas's
down to our children. You are blessed
with a genial climate and a most product
ive soil. 1 see you have in this northern
part of California what I have seen else
where, a well-ordered community with
churches ami school-houses, which indi
cates that you are not giving all your
thoughts to material things, butare think
ing of those things that qualify the soul
for the hereafter. We have been treated
I to another surprise this morning in the
tirst showers we have seen in California.
1 congratulate you that it rains lure. May
all blessing fall upon youlikethis gentle
Postmaster-General Wanamaker, Sec
retary Kusk and Mrs. Harrison were also
introduced, and were loudly cheered.
REDDING, May 4.—Tho President and
party met with a national salute and a
shower of bouquets from a throng of
school children at this point. Mayor A.
Briggmann and the members of tlie <iiv
Council gave the President a formal
Judge C. C. Bush, a leading citizen,
introduced the President to the crowd,
and he made a short address. The Presi
Mi/ F'il<nr-nt::e„s: It is very pleas
ant, as we near the northern line of < ali
i'ornia, after having traveled tbe valleys
of the South and are soon to leave t'ho
State in which Aye haA'e had so much
pleasurable intercourse with its people,
to see here, as I have seen iis. where, a
multitude of contented, prosperous and
happy people. lam assured that you aro
here a bomeogenous people, all "Ameri
cans by birth or by free choice, loA-ers of
one flag and one constitution. [Cheers.]
It seems to me as 1 look into the laces of
these California audiences that life must
he easier here than it is in the old States.
I see absolutely no evidences of want.
Everyone seems to be Avell nourished.
Your appearance gives evidence that the
family beard is well supplied, and the
gladness on your faces is evidence that
in your social relations everything is
quiet, orderly and hopeful, I thank you
lor your friendly demonstrations. I Avish
it were possible for me to do more in
exchange for all yonr kindness than
simply to say thank you, but I do pro
foundly thank you, and shall carry away
from your State the very happiest Im
pressions and the very pleasantest
Postmaster-General Wanamaker and
Secretary Busk were also introduced and
made short speeches.
Anderson, May 4.—A large concourse
of people assembled at the depot this
morning with the Bob ami Eva Me<'inley
Comedy Company's line band. The Presi
dent appeared on the rear platform and
bowed his acknowledgments. All the
business houses were decorated.
DrNsMrn:. May 4. — A laree crowd
greeted the President at Dunsmuir, where
he arrived at 1:1"> o'clock. Many old sol
diers shook his hand. He thanked them
for their reception in a short speech.
Snsoire, May 4.—The President's train
arrived at By. m. There was a big crowd
present at the depot. Flags were flying
and cannon booming. The President
made a short speech, thanking the crowd.
Wanamaker and Rusk also spoke. It AA-as
| too cloudy to see Mount Shasta. The
! President was presented Avith a steel en
graving ofthe same, lie was also pre
sented with lava ornaments taken from
the foot of Mount Shasta.
AT ASH LAX I).
Asm.ami (Or.), May 4.—The President
and parly arrived at Ashland shortly
after 8 o'clock to-night, and received "a
most enthusiastic Avelcome. The journey
through the mountains of Northern Cali
fornia Avas very pleasant, notwithstand
ing a steady drixzling rain, which inter
fered materially with the view, The mist
lifted for a few minutes just as the train
passed Mount Shasta, and allowed a brief
inspection of its snow-capped summit.
The sleep grades encountered at several
points delayed the train for a feAv min
utes, and it took three poAverful engines
to move the heavy train on its way. After
leaving Redding the President and party
took seats on the rear platform of the
observation car, and spent several hours
viewing the grand mountain scenery
thiough which they journeyed. Follow
ing the windings ofthe tempestuous Sac
ramento River, the President's special
plunged across the high trestles and into
and through the cavernous tunnels, con
tinually emerging into new scenes of
beauty* and sublimity. The President
and ladies were especially pleased at the
novelty and grandeur ofthe scenery, and
frequently broke into raptures of admira
Much enthusiasm was manifested at all
stations on the route. Brief stops were
made at Dunsmuir. Shasta Springs, Sis
sons, Hornbrook and Montague. The
President had a pleasant word and hearty
hand-shake for all who approached to
pay their respects. Salutes were tired
and bands played at Sissbns and Mon
tague. There were tho usual contribu
tions of flowers at all the stations.
Soon after 6 o'clock a heavy mist set
tled down on the mountains. It shut ont
the view entirely, and the distinguished
sight-seers were compelled to seek shel
ter behind tho closed windows. The
President wrapped himself in a blanket
and sat on the platform as long as he
Just before reaching Ashland, Marshal
Ransdall received a telegram from Mr.
Simons saying that Governor Pennoyer
had expressed a desire to do what he
could to make the President's visit to
Salem a pleasant one, and, in company
With the Mayor of that city, would meet
him on his arrival there to-morrow morn-
During tlie stop at Ashland a special
committee of the <. >regon State 1 .egislature,
with Joseph Simon at its head, boarded
the train and gave the President a most
cordial welcome to Oregon. Tlie Presi
dent made a happy response. The peo
ple on the crowded depot platform called
loudly for President Harrison, who re
sponded most pleasantly, after which
snort addresses were made by Secretary
Rusk and Mr. Wanamaker, who were ail
greeted with prolonged cheering. Mrs.
Harrison was called for next and smiled
most happily to an eager crowd. Next
Mrs. McKee appeared and bowed grace
fully to the throng. The remainder of
the stop here the President spent in shak
ing hands with all who could make their
way to him.
President Harrison treated the local
reception committee cordially, and had
pleasant words and greeting for all as
they were introduced to him in his pri
The President spoke as follows here:
"I esteem it an lienor that the Legislature
ofthe State of Oregon has taken this
notice of my visit, and receive with pleas
ure this welcome you have extended me.
lam very glad to meet you, and it will
give me pleasure to sco you further be
fore leaving the State."
Turning to the crowd in the station the
President said: "My friends, this Cor
dial welcome under these nnfelicitous
circumstances is very .ratifying to-us, as
we enter the great State of Oregon. In
the State of California we had sunshine.
and it was, perhaps, quite to be expected
that the favorable weather conditions
should draw about our platform a large
concourse of people, hut you have evi
denced your interest in the Government
and in the Hag, and your friendly inter
est in us by turning out on this inclement
night to bid us welcome to your State. I
thank you most sine* niy, and wish for
you and yours all good, and for your
State a continued career ot development
After a stop" of almost thirty minutes,
tlie Presidential special pulled out, amid
the cheering of the crowd.
A special train, carrying the Legislative
committee, state officials, and other
prominent people, preceded the Presi
dential special fifteen minutes. This last
trair. arrived in Ashland about 11:45 A. M.
to-day, and the Legislative committer",
State officials and others aboard, were
tendered an appropriate reception by the
people of Ashlaud, including a banquet
at the Oregon, at "5 p. m.
ON THE TURF.
Results of tho Races at Lexington,
Washington and Nashville.
Lexington, May 4.—The track was in
tine condition. First race, three-year-olds
and upward, oik* mile, Hamlet Avon,
Cashier second, Greenleaf third. Time,
Second race, three-year-old maidens
and upward, six furlongs, Princess
Glenn won, Speth second, Sonoma third.
Third race, handicap for three-year-olds
and upward, mile and seventy yards.
Trust won, Dr. Xake second, Robespierre
third. Time, 1:46 L
Five furlongs, Gorman won, Judge
Arkell second, Falora third. Time, 1:03.
Maiden two-year-olds, nine-sixteenths
of a mile, Raydo won. John Berkley sec
ond, Marden third. Time. fcsß.
AT NAsH V11.1.K.
Nastivillk, May 4.—First race, two
year-olds, half mile, Wantanga won.
Queen Isabella second, Bessie Bisland
third. Time, 0:51 A.
Second race, three-year-olds and up
wards, five furlongs, Maud B. won, Cre
ole second, Parapet third, 'lime. IKB}.
Three-year-olds and upward, seven fur
longs, Queen Toy won, Ko-Ko second,
Lady Lee third. Time, 1:30}.
Three-year-olds and upward, mile and
an eighth, Fayette won, Brandolette sec
ond, Fred. Fink third. Time. 1:55.
Maiden three-year-olds and upward,
eleven-sixteenths of a mile. Captain Ruby
won, Bob McCart second, Garo third.
Three-year-olds and upward, five fur
longs, Milt Young won, Royal Flush sec
ond, Miss Mary third. Time, 1:02$.
Three-year-olds and upward, seven
furlongs, Blue Veil won, Atticus second,
Lemoine H. third. Time, I:2ft,
WASHINGTON, May 4.—Five-eighths of
a mile, Mabel won, Dypatia second, India
Rubber third. Time, 1:03.
Threo-fourths of a mile, Vintage Time
filly won, Benjamin second, Helen Rose
third. Time, 1:18.
Eleven-sixteenths of a mile, Virgie
won, Gallifet second, My Fellow third.
One mile. Kyrleß. wou.Gvpsy second,
Sam Wood third. Time. 1:40.
Mile and three-quarters, hurdle, Her
cules won, Zanzibar second, Lijero third.
Results of Yesterday's Games Through
out the East.
Philadelphia, May 4.—The Phillies
succeeded in defeating the New Yorks
to-day principally through superior work
in the box. Score, Phillies 9, New York
8. Batteries— and Clemens;
Ewing, Sharrott and O'Kourke.
Cleveland, May 4.—Cincinnati could
do nothing with their old pitcher Viau
to-day. Score, Cleveland 9, Cincinnati 3.
Batteries—Viau and Zinimer; Rhinos
AT CHICAGO. . i
Chicago, May 4.—The Pittsburg's er
rors, especially Miller's, gave .Chicago
the game to-day. Score, Chicago 4, Pitts
burg 3. Batteries—Hutchinson and Kit
tredge; Staley and Fields.
AT new YORK.
New York, May 4.—Boston beat the
Bridegrooms to-day in a well-played and
interesting game. Score, Boston 3,
Brooklyn 2. Batteries—Nichols and Ben
nett; Hemming and Dailey.
Boston, May 4.—Boston 11, Washing
Columbus, May 4.—Columbus 6, Lou
isville 1. ■■.
Cincinnati, May 4.—Cincinnati 1, St.
Philadelphia, May 4.—Athletic 9,
Baltimore 9. Called at the end of tho
eleventh inning on account of darkness.
It Bids Fair to Become a Matter
of Concern to America.
A CENTRAL EUROPEAN COALITION
TO BE FORMED.
The Object Being to Act In Concert
Against All Protectionist Countries
—Terriblo Scenes Attend the Ex
pulsion of Jews From "Russia—ln
describable Misery In the Jewish
Settlements—Scene of Uproar In the
French Chamber of Deputies.
Special to the Recokd-Usiox.
Rome, May 4.—The commerce treaty
between Germany and Austria-Hungary
has become the topic of comment by tho
press generally. In interested ulterior
consequences it bids fair to become a
matter of the greatest concern to the
people of the I*nited States. It is an
nounced that Germany and Austria-
Hungary have been invited by Italy,
Switzerland and Belgium to join in a
convention in Vienna for the avowed
purpose of forming a coalition of the
central European States against protec
tionist countries. But while the States
whose custom tariffs are so uniform for
the purpose of protecting their interests
as are those of Germany, Austro-Hun
gary and Italy, how it can give out as a
reason for the proposed coalition of pro
tectionism of other countries is a puzzle
to those who havo carefully studied the
It is not yet known that Italy lias con
sented to join the convention at Vienna.
It she should, it would seem that the po
litical ties of the triple alliance are
stronger than her commercial necessities,
for among her best friends, commercially
considered, are Franco and the United
States. Italy's exports to Austria and
Germany have fallen from 197,000,000
francs in 1881 to 81,000,000 francs in 7889.
La the latter year France bought of Italy
2164,000,000. In ls<»u tho United State's
Quite a Commotion Created in tho
PARIS, May 4.—lt was announced yes
terday that a section ofthe Left would
join with the Socialist and Boulangist
Deputies in demanding a vote of censure
to-day against Constans, the Minister of
the Interior, on the ground that the latter
is responsible for the slaughter of tho
men, women and children shot down by
troops at Fourmies on Labor Day.
Constans to-day, after replying in ex
planatory terms to the question as to the
Fourmies affair and giving his version of
the matter, holding that neither the Gov
ernment nor the troops were to blamo for
the disaster, was astonished to see Roche,
the Deputy representing the Seventeenth
Electoral District of the Seine, spring to
his feet and shout fiercely, "Murderer."
Tremendous sensation followed.
Finally order was restored, and the
Chamber voted that Roche should be ex
cluded from any further participation in
to-day's session and that lie should be de
clared censured by the Chamber for the
term he had applied to the Minister of
No sooner was this action decided upon
than Roche afra in sprang to his feet, and.
shaking his list at those of his associates
who have been most active in bringing
about his proposed expulsion and cen
sure, the angry deputy yelled "You are
a lot of varlets, worthy of your master."
Tliis was more than the presiding offi
cer could submit to, SO he ordered Roche
removed by force from tho chamber.
This eventually was done amid one ofthe
Avildest scenes ever witnessed in the
Chamber of Deputies.
Arjxumeiit In the House of Lords on
the Knntsford <\et.
London, May 4. —In the House of
Lords to-day Lord Kimberly moved, in
view of the Newfoundland assuranci s
that the colony would pass an Act for the
due enforcement of the treaty stipulations
between France and Great Britain, that
the House ought not to go into committee
on the Knntsford coercive bill until a
reasonable time was allowed.
Knntsford refused to accede to the mo
tion, but said that if Newfoundland
would pass a commerce measure his bill
Avould be accepted.
Lords Dunraven and Herschell argued
that the Government should drop tlie
Knntsford bill, but Salisbury said the
Government had entered into serious in
ternational obligations with France,
which must be carried out.
Kimherly's motion was rejected, as was
also tho motion by Herschell that the
Knntsford Act continue in force only one
JEWS IN RUSSIA.
Terrible Scenes Attend their Expul
sion From the Country.
London, May 4.—The Telegraph's St.
Petersburg correspondent says that ter
rible scenes attended the Jewish expul
sions, many Jews dying on the way. Tho
misery in the Jewish settlements, which
are crammed with new arrivals, is inde
scribable. All speeches and pamphlets
in favor of the Jcavs are prohibited. The
Government is considering a scheme to
solve the Jewish question, which if
adopted will astonish and perhaps shock
the civilized world. An Odessa paper
states that 50,000 Jews have joined the
Creek and Lutheran Churches since the
issue of the expulsion decrees. Each one
embracing the orthodox faith roceived a
gratuity of fifteen roubles.
AMERICAN CATTLE EXPORTS.
Secretary Rusk's New Rules "Will "Not
Affect England's Regulations.
London, May 4.—Chaplain, President
of the Board of Agriculture, in an inter
vioAv to-day, said Secretary Rusk's new
rules for the inspection of cattle for ex
port would not affect tho English regula
tions for admission. He expressed him
self thoroughly satisfied with tho reports
of Expert Holman as to the diseased con
dition of American cattle at Deptford,
and attached littlo importance to the op
posite decision of Dr. Wray, the Ameri
can Government's expert nt Deptford,
even though it was supported by Dr.
Williams, Principal of the Royal Veteri
nary College of Edinburgh. He stated
that Williams in 1879 pronounced a cargo
of American cattle free from disease, and
aftefwards it was found to be diseased.
Report of tho Senl Catch for the Present
Victoria, May 4.—The sealing schooner,
Mountain Chief, has returned from Behr
in£ sea witb only twenty-one skins.
This is the tirst Aessel to report from that
region. Tho Aveather in the north has
been too rough to make scaling success
The collision between tho City of Pu
eblo and the Eton iv Nanaimo harbor
"will be investigated in the Admiralty
Court hero on Wednesday.
The steamer Hurt, froni the Avcst coast
of Vancouver Island, brines the follow
ing news of the sealers: Tuesday lrist tho
Carmelite had HOG skins; the Mascot 5;
the Favorite ;.; the Winnifred 9. Mid the
Oscar and Hattie ."50. At Port San Juan
an American schooner, believed to be the j
J. H. Lewis, was spoken Avith .*UX) skins.
The Carmelite and Mascot were bound
for Behring Sea.
United States Consul "Myers, of Victo
ria, strongly condemns the action of Jay
E~j ing, I n'ited States Consul at Vancou
ver, in refusing to joiu in a toast to the
Queen at the recent Board of Trade ban
quet. He says living's conduct is out of
British Grain Markor.
London, May 4.—Tho Mark Lane Ex
press says: A decided reaction in English
Avheat has set in, and there has been an
average fall of one shilling. The decrease
I in the demand for Continent and tho
| large arrivals of overdue shipments, com
] bined with the depression in Chicago,
affected the prices of ail grains. Foreign
wheats lose two shillings. Corn receded
one shilling. At to day's market English
ay heats were lirmer and advanced 6d.
! Foreign wheats are neglected. Flour de
clined l»d. Barley is Sd lower. Corn is
Insulted the Emperor.
Vienna, May 4.—Considerable excite
ment has been caused at Zara by the
arrest of a popular priest named BenkO
! roc for an alleged insult to the Emperor
during a sermon. After the service offi
cerswent to the priest's house and took him
in custody. A large crowd gathered and
the officers were mobbed by the priest's
friends, but they finally succeeded in
placing the prisoner in Jail, it is feared
that the disorder will be renewed when
the priest's examination occurs.
Behring Sea Dispute.
Loxdox, May 4.—United States Minis
ter Lincoln, at a meeting of the British
and Foreign Sailors' Aid Society to-day.
incidentally remarked that he felt sure
that the Behring Sea dispute would be
settled amicably and honorably, and in a
manner satisfactory to both countries.
COLONEL TUTTLE'S WILL.
no Leaves His Money to a Clerk "Who
Nkw York, May 4.—Colonel A. A.
Tuttle, who is said to have been a com
missary in the .Sailors' Home at Santa
Monica, Cal., for several years, registered
at Smith A: McNeil's Hotol several days
ago. There he was taken ill, and Avas re
moved to the New York Hospital, where
he died a few days ago. Just before his
death Tuttle told Clerk Waddell of the
hotel tbat he intended to make him liis
heir, and that his property amounted to
$1,500. The clerk protested against this,
and said that the money should go to the
After the old man's death it was found
that he had disposed of his property as
he had proposed. Won! was telegraphed
to Santa Monica to the Colonel's rela
ti\ es. and a reply waa received to the ef
fect that they would not be responsible
for his fuueral expenses. They sent _
dispatch "collect," at a cost of Si 86.
Waddell determined that if it was not
proper that he should retain the strang
er's money, he would at least see that the
relatives in the West got none of it. With
this plan in view he bought a lot in a
cemetery and gave an order for a hand
some monument to be erected thereon.
Autopsy on tho Body of Dr. "BotliAvell.
Nkw Yobk, May 4.—An autopsy was
held on the body of Rev. Dr. Bothwell
this afternoon. Death Avas caused by
suppurated bronchial pneumonia, due to
the closure of the middle division ofthe
left bronchus. The cork Avas found lying
in the lower bifurcation of the left
bronchus, the wide end up. The lower
end of the cork had been broken by tho
corkscrew in failing to hold. The upper
end ofthe cork was also broken, probably
before it was swallowed. The lining of
the membrane was all decomposed. Be
low the cork it was much congested. The
funeral will take place Wednesday after
noon and the interment will be at Pater
son, N. J.
Why Snow Is White.
The pure white luster of snoAv is due to
the fact that all the elementary colors of
light are blended together in the radiance
that is thrown off from the surface of the
crystals. It is quite possible to examine
the individual snow crystals in such a
way as to detect these seA-eral colors be
fore they are mingled together to consti
tute the compound impression of Avhite
ness upon the eye. Tlie suoav is then
clothed with all the varied hues of the
rai nboA\\ The soft Avhiteness of the snow
is also in some degree referable to tho
large quantity of air which is entangled
amid the frozen particles.
Snow is composed of a great number of
minute crystals, explains London Tit-
Bits, More than a thousand distinct forms
of snoAv crystals have been enumerated
by various observers. One hundred and
fifty-one were noticed during eight days
in February ami March, 1855, Dy Mr. Ola
shier, which Avere carefully drawn, en
graved and printed in a paper attached to
the report of the British Meteorological
Society for that year.
These minute crystals anil prisms re
flect all the compound rays of which
Avhite light consists. Sheets of snow on
the grouud are known to reflect beautiful
pink and blue tints under certain angles
of sunshine, and to fling back so much
light as to be painful to the eyes by day,
and to guide the traveler, iv the absence
of moonshine, by night.
The Dress Suit.
The dress suit is after all the badge of
the gentleman. The breeding of a man
is brought out in it, as no other medium
Avill disclose. At the coachman's ball re
cently those few fine-looking specimens
that, in gorgeous livery, grace tho box
seat that wore dress suits were the most
out-of-place and ill-at-ease-looking per
sonages in the hall. You can not put a
cad in a dress suit and have him look like
anything but a cad. This is a peculiarity
of the dress suit and to its adaptability
alone, to the anatomy and gentility of
the men of the highor grade, does it use
its Way and impregnability. Look at
Harrigan's 4(H)! These men aro actors
drawn from the side streets of the metrop
olis. They shine in the character parts
illustrating types of Gotham life they
personify; but in their dress suits they
are, in tho language of the playwright,
"not in it." Harrigan himself does not
wear the regulation evening garb; but
such a costume —wine-colored sack coat
with qnilted lapels of another hue and
lavender trousers, as the tailors' conven- |
tion tried to foist upon an unsuspecting i
public, and in Avhich anyone would look
—as the actor-author intends to look—tho
embodiment of a bogus social lion.—Cloth
ier and Furnisher.
Look for something to loA'e and you
will see less to hate.
Three things to avoid—ldleness, loqua
city and flippant jesting.
In childhood be modest, in youth tem
perate, in manhood just, in old ago pru
Happiness is to the heart -what sunlight
is to the body, and he who shuts out either
is an enemy to society.
A home for broken-doAvn bachelors has
been founded iv St. Louis.
WHOLE XO. 15,4C>0.
Conflict Between Coke Strikers
and Deputy Sheriffs.
ONE STRIKER SHOT DEAD AUD
Ex-Governor Crlttendon of Missouri
Dangerously ill —sudden "Death of
Chnrlos Pratt, the Millionaire
Magnate of the Standard Oil Com
pany-Jay Gould Confident That tho
Western Traffic Association VTUI
Bpe&fSl to the RECouD-UNro-.
Scottdai.e (Pa.), May 1.--The coke, re
gions to-day were shaken from cent r to
circumference by just such another sc.no
as has been feared for WMkl since ihe
dreaded Morcwood killing. Even at this
hour it is difficult to secure positive Infor
mation, owing to the excitement The
most reliable accounts, however, agree
tbat two Hungarians who had left the
works, delayed their visit, and Superin
tendent (tray became suspicions. He.
with assistants, and four Deputy Sheriffs,
visited house No. 17. a\ hero th.ir work
men were enjoying themselves.
Their entrance mused a stampede
among tho strikers, and one ot them, a
Hungarian, rushed out and aroused tho
other strikers, and soon two hundred per
sons were on the scone. Cray and tho
deputies were followed down the lull by
the angry crowd, who were so close that
they Avere compelled to backdown with
their rides presented.
Mahan rushed up to one of the depu
ties, seizing his rifle, and grappled with
turn. Tho deputy fired, and the balance
followed suit. In the fusilade Malum was
killed, while another was injured.
There is apprehension of greater trouble
at l.eisinring, and the force of deputies
has been largely increased. *
After an investigation the Coroner ren
dered a verdict that Mahan died from
gunshot wounds lired by an unknown
On information, Worthy Foreman Mo-
Slay of the mine-workers, Superintend
ent Gray, mine loss Callahan and yard
boss Agney were arrested for murder snd
taken to jail. The testimony adduced at
the preliminary hearing placed the blamo
of the shooting on < Jray.
Some thirty families Avere evicted to
day at Bradford, and more would havo
boon thrown out had not the deputies ob
jected to being stoned and struck because
thoy were uot allowed the use of their re
volvers on the strikers. There is no
doubt but that a slow but steady gain is
being made on tho men, owing to the
heavy imports of labor.
Jay Gould Very Hopeful of Future
Nkw York, May 4.—ln a talk with a
reporter to-day, Jay Gould said he
thought the meeting ofthe Western Traf
fic Association Wednesday Avould be a
harmonious ono. It is quite possible that
the question ofjoinl agencies will be seri
"The association," he said, "should
prove a powerful influence for good, and
the effect of its future actions should
be strong. Its formation caused a turn in
the tide, and undoubtedly averted a
Mr. Gould said his trip to the West
made him feel very hopeful. He found
crops in flne condition, and the prospects
generally encouraging. He has not sold
any stocks. <)n the contrary he has been
an extensive buyer, and at no previous
time in twelve months has ho held so
much stock as now.
"It is impossible," said ho, "to say
whether we shall have active money this
year, but money will he comparatively
plentiful until late in tho fall, and even
then avo may not experience the slightest
stringency, especially it Kurope buys our
breadstutl's. and there are more than rea
sonable prospects that it Avill."
He feels convinced that matters are on
the mend, and repeats his belief that tho
present is not simply a bull movement,
but that the year will be a bull one.
President Hughitt, of the Northwestern
road, thinks the "Western Traffic meeting
Avill bo a peaceable one. "Tho railroad
companies,"' he says, "aro a unit on tho
question of maintaining rates, and doing
business on sound basis."
Tho Standard Oil Magnate Dies Sud
New _OKK, May 4.—Charles Pratt, tho
well-known Standard oil magnate, and
Vice-President of the Standard Oil Com-
I pany, died suddenly at 7 o'clock tc-ni/l.t
at the company's oflice. He left homo iv
the morning in usual health, but v.as
taken ill with indigestion at 4 o'clock.
Doctors Clark and Payne were sum
moned to attend him, but he continued
j to groAv worse until three hours later,
Avhen heart failure set in and caused his
Piatt's wealth is estimated ;*t $i.*>, 000,000.
He has also given large sums for educa
tional purposes, including $1,000,000 to
Pratt's Institute: $160,000 to tho annex to
the Adelphia Acadomy. Also in "Brook
lyn $150,000 to tho Immanuel Baptist
Kansas City, May 4.—Kx-Governor
Thomas T. Crittenden AA'as stricken this
evening with a fatal illness. Ho Avas
taken suddenly ili after returning home
from his oflice. Physicians were imme
diately summoned, and an examination
showed that the ex-Governor was sutler
ing from a ruptured blood vessel at tho
base of tho brain, and also from uremic
Koisoning. The attending physicians say
is recovery is impossible.
Crittenden served in the Union army
during the civil war as Lieutenant-Colo
nel. Ho was oiected to Congress in 1572,
and again in lsTt*. He Avas afterward
Pool-Selling Declared Not G'amblin—-.
Cincinnati. May 4.—Judge Perkins
to-day in his charge to the Grand Jury of
Kenton County, Ky., in the case of tho
Covington pool-sellers, said under the
recent decision of the Court of Appeals
the selling of pools on races Avas not
gambling. He also said that pool-rooms
Avere indictable for a nuisance, but that
the nuisance under the law must bo con
tinuous, and he therefore said the arrest
ing of pool-sellers for each pool sold was
not according to laAv.
Sugar Beet Plant.
MarshAi.T/rowN (Iowa), May 4.- E. 11.
Dyer A Co., beet sugar manufacturers of
California, co-operating with Eastern
capitol, have completed negotiations for
the immediate erection here ofthe largest
beet sugar plant in tho West, with a capi
tol of $550,000. The daily capacity is 400
tons. The factory is to be ready for the
fall crop. This is the iirst sugar beet
plant in loAva.