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VOLUME LXXXIX.--NO. 75.
THE CONVENTION FIGHT.
An Active Contest Likely Before
the Republican Committee.
STRONG SENTIMENT IN FAVOR OF
CHICAGO.
Objection Urged Against San Fran
cisco as the ico of Holding the
Convention, hat Eastern Morning
I'apcrs Would ho Unable to Get a
Report of tho Proceedings on Ac
count of the Difference in Time.
Hprr.nl to the Rrcoßn-UNioir.
Washington, Nov. lf>.—There isprom
its of a very active contest before the
ill publican National Committee between
ti: rival cities for the Republican Na
tional Convention. While Chicago has
announced thru no fight will be made by
presenlaiives of that city, but that
t:. y will take care of the convention if it
< ou.es to them unsought, there is under
stood to he a strong sentiment in tho
< ommittoe in ffcvor of meeting where they
met in 1888. It is urged that Chicago is
tb ■ most central and best able to take care
of the convention.* A great deal of work
is being done for Omaha, Minneapolis
and Cincinnati, and it is expected that
New York will come in withastrong bid.
ition urged against San Fran
cisoo is that if the convention is held
there the morning newspapers will be
unable to get reports of the proceedings
for tho morning issue, on account of r.
rence ir. time of three hours.
A gentleman said to-day: "1 have no
ticed that when a big prise-fight occurs
in Sin Francisco, or there is any kind of i
: meeting bad at night, we never Bee an 1
ccount oi'il out here until tho afternoon
papers come out. If the convention
Bhould hold night sessions at San Fran
and it undoubtedly would, to save
tune, as bo much would be consumed
going and coming, that the Eastern pa
| rs could get no report of the procoed
n .s after about 8 p. m. San Francisco
time. Allowing one hour for transmis
sion, thenewg would not got Lore until
: ter 12 o'clock, Eastern time. The few
wires would be so crowded out there that
Western I'nion would find itself
seriously embara aed, and could hardly,
if at all, transmit ihe volume of business,
be Eastern morning newspaper would
U : be in it."
at many persons here have ex
pressed themselves in tlie same way.
THE LOTTERY CASE.
The Constitutionality ofthe Act Koine
Argued in the- Supreme Court.
Washington, Nov. ]<;.—Argument was
in the ; nited States Supreme
Court to-day in die anti-lottery cases, in
which the constitutionality of the recent
anti-lottery law was involved. The suits j
those brought by the United States;
; linst John X. Rapier, publisher of the
I " iter, and George W. Dupree,
publisher ofthe New Orh ans Stale*, for a
tion of the law prohibiting the send
in • through tho mail of newspapers con
. lottery advertisements. Counsel
oady submitted briefs, giving the
of argument, and this h:us been pub
■! in ttie press.
Tho first question came up when Car
ter, the well-known New \ork lawyer,
asked the pleasure of ihe court as to the
timeto be allowed for argument The
irt suggested three hour* Jbr tho lottery
people and two for the Government,
rhis was not satisfactory to Carter, who
wanted five hours, and Attorney-Genets]
W iller said the United states anil the peo
ple had ss much interest in the case as
tho other aide, and thought one side
dd not have more time than the other, !
though he probably would not want more
t n two hours. The court directed the
argument to proceed, and it would, if
iessary, extend the time. Haodie Say
lor of Mobile opened the argument for
pier.
RAILWAY WORLD.
'."rouble Brewins Anion^thcrinployes
ol' the Kansas City Ifiood.
KANSAS City, Nov. 10.—Trouble is
brewing among the freight conductors
I 1 workmen ofthe Kansas City, Fort
Scott ami .Memphis Railroad, which
ie eatens to develop into a strike. The
< i luctors and brakemen have several
grievances against the road, and among
er things demand an increase of wages
and a reduction in the number of hours.
The company refuses to accede to the de
mands. A meeting will be held next
Wednesday, at which it is said the em
-1 i >yes will declares strike.
THE BALTIXOSB AND OHIO.
Baltijcobß, Nov. 10.—Chas. P. Mayer,
President of the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad Company, has submitted to the
stockholders, in the annual meeting here
1 -day, his statement of the affairs of the
company for the fiaeai year ended Sep
tember 30,1891. The stockholders are so
weU pleased with the statement that they
vot< d tl at a minute be made of their ao
j redation of the affairs of the comnany
iy President Mayer. The table of oper
fbr the j ear shows the net earnings
I be J7,452,000, and the income from
other sources makes the total 88,712,000.
From thi< deduct the interest on the
l tided indebtedness, rentals, taxes and
. er charges, and there is a balance of
$2,092
NEW YORK PRESBYTERY.
Important Amendments to the Revis
ion Committee's Report.
New York, Nov. hi.—The Presbytery
( rated I -day to the consideration of a
.'it of the Committee on Revision,
Dr. Briggs and friends being on hand.
■ ■ dci. in securing one
or two important amendments u> the re
port. In the course of the discussion ho
reds Bui • Inch was adopted,
:• ollows: "Infan >dying in infancy, and
other persoi le of being called
1 . the ministry of the word, are rogei
: I and saved by Christ, through the
when •,'.-.d how be

. by the ministry of the
a oi L"
ion t was amended to read : "Those
: - as who are called by tbe ministry • f
t word, and yet resist the Holy Spirit
. uly come to Chr;st, cannot
1 saved; neither is there any salvation
i any other way than by Christ, truth
: - ■'•;;.'•
ther consideration was postponed
lor a week.
WAB siy _;r.TARYSIIIP.
Prod -will Probably]
Poon be Announced.
Wasj gays:
t HHight: ''There - v believe
I t the President may have changed his \
I lind a! : the appoint;. I
ef Secretary of War until after < tongress I
meets, Mr. Proctor has announcedpri- j
rateiy that he will 7e in Washington this |
week or the first of next to induct his !
THE RECORD-UNION.
successor into office. It is expected that
when the President returns from his
duck shooting be will be ready to an
nounce to the Cabinet at the meeting on
Friday the name of Mr. Proctor's suc
cessor. If California could agree upon a
man for the place it is probable that the
appointment would go to that State, but
at present such an agreement does not
seem probable, and it is still believed by
loiks close to the Administration that ex-
Governor Cheeney of New Hampshire
will be selected, though members of the
Republican National Committee are still
pressing Llkins."
KNIGHTS OF LABOR.
Resolutions Acted Upon by tlie Gen
eral Assembly.
Toledo (O.), Nov. IG.-Iu the Knights
of Labor General Assembly to-day tho
first business was tho consideration of
the resolutions presented by the World's
Women's Christian Temperance Union
and National Women's Christian Tem
perance Union demanding equal pay for
equal work for women, woman s nil rage
and the same standard of purity for men,
ar.d they w ere at once agreed to.
The resolution domanding tbe closing
of the World's Fair on Sundays was re
jected, the Knights declaring in favor of I
having the fair open Sundays for the edu- |
cation of the masses, provided no one
at the fair shall work more than six days
per week.
The assembly refused to indorse the j
resolution for the prevention of tbe sale
ot liquor on the World's Fair grounds.
The last resolution asked the indorse
ment of a petition to prohibit the sale of
alcohol, opium and other narcotics, and
to raise the standard of the law every
where to Christian morals. This was ro
lerred to a committee.
At tiie afternoon session General Mas
ter Workman Powderly made a lengthy
statement to the assembly with reference
to the charges against him made by ex-
Secretary Turner in various newspapers
throughout the East yesterday. .Mr.
Powderly vigorously denies all of tlie
charges, and courts the fullest investiga
tion of his every act.
CHICAGO ANARCHIST TROUBLE.
Action Taken by the Council on the
Trades Assembly Protest.
Chicago, Nov. IG.—By a vote of 32 to
29 the City Council to-night decided to
receive and refer to the Committee on Po
lice the remonstrances of the Trade and
Labor Assembly denouncing Mayor
Washburne and Chief of Police Mo-
Claughry for breaking up the Grief's Hall
meeting of alleged anarchists and the po
lice intervention at the Turner Hall gath
ering the night previous. With few ex
ceptions, the Republicans voted against
this, practically censuring tho Mayor,
and the Democrats, as a body, favored it.
THE RECENT TRAIN ROBBERY.
Two WollTConiieetod Young Men Sus
pected of the Crime.
Galena (111.), Nov. 10.—Ralph White,
ono of the men held at Racine, Wis.,
under suspicion of being implicated in
the train robbery at Western Union
Junction, is a member of one of the best
and wealthiest families in this country,
being the son of J. W. White, President
of the Hanover Woolen Company, and a
nephew of Senator Cheney of New
Hampshire. He is well known here as
an excellent young man, with a passion
for hunting. Ho left home one week ago
to indulge it with his cousin Henderson,
who also is favorably known here. Their
friends scoff at the idea that they had
anything to do with the robbery.
Snmgclinir Chinese.
Washington, Nov. 16.--The Treasury
Department has been informed of the ar
rest at Watertown, X. V., of four China
men who were making an attempt to
cross the Canadian border. The Inspector
at Ogdensburg, N. V., in a report on the
case, says he lias information of tho ex
istence of a conspiracy to smuggle several
hundred Chinamen iuto the United States
from Canada, and he is endeavoring to
secure evidence against tho alleged con
spirators.
Horse Show.
New York, Nov. 10.—The seventh an
nual exhibition of the Horse Show As
sociation opened to-day. Many promi
nent breeders had animals on exhibition.
For 3-year-olds and upward. The Bard,
Cassatt's great stallion, won the first
prize, Mr. Withers' Kinglake the second.
• iass three, for stallions 3 years old or
over, Leopold (aged) had a walk-over.
This is the stallion presented General
(Jrant by the Sultan of Turkey.
Drank Poisoned Whisky.
Nasiivti.de, Nov. IG.—An American
special from Milan, Term., says that
Frank Galbraith, a farmer, invited sev
eral neighbors to a feast at his house tbe
other night. The company drank freely
from a jug of whisky and in a short time
were taken violently ill. In spite ofthe
exertions of a physician three of the men
died. How the whisky became poisoned
bus not been learned.
Died In Terrible Agony.
Wilkksuarre (Pa.), Nov. IG.—Will
iam Ruddy, aged 20, returned homo this
morning and horrified at finding his
mother drinking to excess determined to
end his existence. He poured coal oil
over his clothing, set fire to himself and
then stabbed himself just above the
heart. He died In terriblo agony in a
short time.
Duties on Sugar.
Washington, Nov. 10.—Acting Secre
tary Spaulding iuis informed a San Fran
cisco firni.^that in the event of the re
imposition of the duty on sugar from
Germany all such sugar above'numbeis
:<> i>. s. will be subject to duties at tho
rates prescribed by the Tariff Act.
Methodist Missionaries.
Cleveland (Ohio), Nov. 10.—Tlie
Methodist General Missionary Commit
tee decided to-day not to recommend to
the general conference that foreign and
home missionary work be managed by
tw<. distinct societies. There was consid
erable lively debate.
California Fruit Salec
CHICAGO, Nov. 10. — The Earl Fruit
Company realized the following prices for
California fruits sold at auction to-day
Buerre Pears, $1 25@1 55; Vicar Pears"
fl 7-7 W inter Nellis, si 75(5 2 10; full crates
Emperor grapes,s2 Qs@2 25; Cornichons
M 20_ 1 •"■>.
Tho President Goes Duck Shootlmr.
Washington, Nov. 10.—The President
left here this afternoon for Beujies. Md.
where he will spend two or three days
dude shooting. He is accompanied by
uator .Sewell of New Jersey.
Ready lor Service.
Nbw York, Nov. 10.-The Atlanta,
Bennington and Concord will be ready to
.'rave the Brooklyn Navy Yard to-mor
row. Their destination has not yet been
iaily announced.
Silver Purchases.
Washington, Nov. ML—Of the 950,000
I ounces of silver ofiered for sale to tbe
Treasury Department to-day 409,000
were purchased, ranging in price from
! &G. 555010 §0.1*470.
A Quartet of Girls.
Indianapolis, Nov. IG. —Mrs. Edgar
re of Bunker Hill, Ind., this morn
ing gave birth to four fully devoloped
! girls. The father is a farmer. •
SACRAMENTO, TUESDAY MOKNINO, NOVEMBER IT, IS9I.
THE FAR NORTH.
The V\ Thaling Fleet Meeting with
Only Moderate Success.
NATIVES OF KINGS ISLAND IN A
STARVING CONDITION.
A Carpenter Falls From a Church
Steeple at Victoria and Is Instantly
Rilled—Jtideo Ross Sentences Three
Yuma Indians to Death for Killing
n Medicine Man—Modesto Infested
With Burglars.
Special to tho Rkcord-Uniow.
Victoria (B. C), Nov. 16.—Tbe steamer
City of Topeka arrived from Alaska last
night, bringing late Alaskan papers. The
Topeka has been docked to undergo en
gine-room repairs and have her bub
cleaned and painted. She reports the
success of the whaling fleet as only mod
erate. The revenue steamer Bear has re
turned to Ounalaska from an Arctic
cruise. She found the natives of King's
Island in a starving condition, and a
purse of Sl5O was made up ou tho Bear to
purchase them provisions. The ice was
so heavy that the Bear did not reach
Point Barrows.
Br. Jackson made a commencement in
the introduction of reindeer into Alaska
by landing small bands in Ounalaska and
Lniaka Island.
A serious obstacle to the proposed
trans-Pacific cable by way of Alaska and
the Aleutian Islands has arisen in the dis
covery of such extreme depth of water
northeast of Japan as, it is said, will pre
clude the laying of the cable.
VICTORIA NOTES.
A Carpenter Falls From a Church
Steeple and is Killed.
Victokia (B. C.)f Nov. 10.—Joe Galant,
a carpenter, was killed by a fall from tho
steeple ot a new churchy at Wellington
to-day. He leaves a wiie and three chil
dren in Seattle.
Tolly Boyce, head of the Miners'and
Mine Laborers' Protective Association,
has resigned tho Presidency. It is
thought bis resignation will not be ac
cepted.
The sealing schooner Mascot, Lorenzo
captain, which had been missing for
months past, sailed into port this morn
ing with seventy-nine skins on board.
Bad weather prevailed during the
greater part of the cruise, and-holiness
of provisions compelled the schooner to
visit Unga Island for supplies. There
■ she picked up and brought down as
■ passengers F. Worster and wife and
Colonel Lucas, who have been looking
after newly discovered coal mines on tlie
Shumagin Islands.
Collector of Customs A. R. Milne at
Victoria to-day began an investigation of
iho alleged cowardice and cruelty of the
crew of tho bark Sarah, recently
wrecked at Carmanah Point, and into the
reported looting of the wreck by Indi
ans.
WOODLAND BOARD OF TRADE.
Its Anniversary Celebrated With a Re
union and Banquet.
Woodland, Nov. 16.—Tho Woodland
Board of Trade held its animal reunion
and banquet to-night. Covers were laid
for 100, and the menu consisted of the
finest and choicest home products, sup
plemented with the choicest of wines. A
number of invited guests were present
j from Sacramento, Marysville and Dixon.
Responses were made by the following:
T. S. Spaulding, President ofthe board;
W. M. Coward of Paso Robles, Hon. E.
E. Leake of Dixon, Hon. R. if. Beamer
I of the state Board of Equalization, J. F.
Duncan, W. R. Ellis, S. T. Mowder, R.
, L. Simpson, Mayor Ross, Dr. ti. 11.
.Jackson, R. E. Hopkins, Major J. S.
Freeman.
CIRCUIT JUDGESHIP.
Belief tliat Judge Morrow is to he
Promoted.
San Francisco, Nov. 16.—Information
has been received by the Federal officers
in the Appraisers' building that Justice
Stephen J. Field, of the Fnited States
Supreme Court, has instructed Fnited
States District Judge Morrow to open the
| regular term of the Circuit Court on No
j vember 23d. He has also been instructed
to continue sitting in that court for the
rest of the term. The officials say that
this means the permanent appointment
of Judge Morrow as Circuit Judge to suc
ceed Judge Sawyer. It is also asserted
that as soon as Congress convenes Mor
row's appointment will be continued.
Judge Van Fleet of Sacramento is men
tioned as tho successor of Morrow on the
District Court bench.
Burglaries at Modesto.
Modesto, Nov. 16.—Tbe Ross House
in this city was entered last night and
the room of W. 11. Wiltermood, one of
the Superintendents of the Modesto and
Irrigation Districts 1 joint dam, was
robbed ot a check for $8,500, a gold, watch
and chain, a pistol and Sin, and the room
of Charles Maze, Jr., one of the proprie
tors, was robbed of $160 and a gold watch
and chain. A burglar's jimmy was used
to effect the entrance to the rooms. Tlie
check stolen was on the Modesto Hank,
and payment has been stopped. No ar
rests have yet been made.
British Flagship Warsplte.
Santa Barbara, Nov. 10.—The British
flagship Warspite arrived here this
morning on her way from Esqnimault to
South American waters. She will remain
until to-morrow night. She was thrown
open to the public this afternoon, and
visited by a large number of people. It
is the largest warship in the Pacific
< toean—6,4oo tons, and carries a crew of
000 men.
Cause of Daniel I.undy's Death.
San Jose, Nov. 10.—At the inquest to
night in tbe case of Daniel S. Lundy, who
was found dead near his team on the
Mount Hamilton road this morning, the
verdict was that he came to his death by
being thrown from his wagon by a tele
phone wire which had partly fallen across
the road, and accused the Telephone Com
pany of criminal negligence.
A Waiter Charged With Robbery.
San Rafael, Nov. 10.—Otto Stolp, a
waiter in a restaurant here, was arrested
this afternoon by Sherilf Healv, charged
with robbery. He was identified by
Mrs. Wheeler as the person who sir.;
:-.nd a check for 81,800 last Saturday near
the Donahue railroad. He was admitted
to bail in the sum of SSOO.
Death of Mrs. Charles Krng.
St. Helena, Nov. 10.—Mrs. Caroline
Bale Krug, wife of ffie pioneer wine
maker, Charles Krug, died this morning
alter an illness of three weeks. Mrs.
Krug was a daughter ofthe late Dr. F. T.
Bale of the celebrated Bale grant, at one
time owner of thousands of acres of the
choicest land in upper Napa County.
Moro Charges Against Baird.
San FBANCXBCO, >ov. 16. — Captain
Lees placed live more charges against W.
F. Baird, of the Madera Bank, on the
prison register to-night. The charges
are preferred by D. M. Tomblin and Re
turn Roberta of Fresno, Directors oi the
Madera Bank. Baird is booked en route
for Fresno, but no steps toward his re
moval can ho taken until bis habeas
corpus case is heard before Jndge Slack
in the Superior Court Wednesday.
Three Indians Sentenced to Death.
Los Anoi-i.is, Nov. 10.—Judge Ross of
the United States Court to-day sentenced
three Yuma Indians to death for the
brutal murder of an old medicine man of
their tribe some months ago. Tho modi- ,
cine man was killed because he failed to
produce rain when needed by the Indi
ans.
Bond Election In Fresno County.
Fresno, Nov. 16.— {_%_ Selma Irriga
tion District, composing the greater por
tion of Fresno County, voted to-day on
the question of issuing bend.; for $600,000
to provide irrigation. The returns to
| night indicate that the bond scheme is de
feated.
lire at Nevada City.
Nevada City, Nov. io.—The dwell
ing-house of Caspar Fogeli, on L'pper
Mam street, was burn* d last night. The
loss is 51,200; insurance, $1,000. The
United states Brewery and oilier adja
cent buildings were saved with great dif
ficulty.
End ofthe Mailllaria Scandal.
Eureka, Nov. 16.—'jbho Standard to
day publishes the lasted in the Mailliard
ingram drama,as follow*. "Married, at
Fortona, November L4th, by Chauncey
Langdon, J. P., William Arthur Ingrain
and Emily 11. Mailliani, all of Fortuna."
Sudden Death.
Wheatland, Nov. 10.—William Lov
ell Waddell, son of Marshal Waddell,
was found dead yesterday in a room in
tbe Central Hotel. A post mortem ex
amination disclosed that he had died
from a clot of blood in his heart.
The Cotter Homicide.
San Francisco, Nov. io.—Mrs. Mary
Cotter was held in $20,000 bail to-day by
Judge Xix to answer before the Superior
Court for the murder of her husband,
Police Officer Jeremiah (otter, on tho
9th inst.
LONDON GOSSIP.
QUEEN VICTORIA GOING ABROAD
IN THE EARLY SPRING.
Emperor William Very .Angry at His
Sister for Entering the Greek
Church.
Special to tbe Hf.coud-Union.
London, Nov. 10.—The Queen will
proceed to the continent, according to
present arrangements, at the end of.
irch, and will remain abroad nearly
six weeks. She will go first to either
Florence or Aix-les Bainea, where she
will stay between three and four weeks,
and she will return home through Ger
many. The Queon is to be the guest of
Empress Frederick for about a week at
the latter's new chateau Cronburg in
Taunns County, after which she will
probably be entertained for a few days
at Coblentz by Emperor William, who is
very anxious to induce the Queen to visit
him in Berlin, but it is unlikely that she
i will consent to do so.
The Empress Eugenic is to be the guest
of the Queen at Windsor Castle next
woek for a day or two. The Empress is
about to build a villa on property 7,000
square meters in extent, which she pur
chased a few months ago at Cape Martine,
near Monaco, and tho Duchess of Aosta,
Princess Letitia Bonaparte, intends to
establish a winter residence in the same
neighborhood. Empress Eugenic will
proceed early next month to Egypt. She
does not intend to return to England
until May,
(ape Martine is a new health station of
Riviera, lying between Mentone and
Monte Carlo, but it is a greater distance
from the Alpea Maritimes than are those
places, and thus it has an advantage over
them of nearly an hour more of sunshine
in winter and avoids tho sweeping
draughts which come down the valleys,
and which are serious drawbacks "at
many of tbe Riviera resorts.
Emperor Fram is Joseph lias sent a
truly magnificent silver wedding present I
to the Czar. It consists of a dinner
service for twenty-four persons, con
structed of solid silver, superbly wrought
and chased. There are nearly three hun
dred pieces. The German Emperor's
gift is a silver sword hilt, which is
beautifully chased and profusely orna
mented with torquoises, all ' picked
.stones.
Dona Pedro has postponed his intended
visit to England until late in the sprinc,
and will pass the winter on the Riviera.
■.: Pedro is now constantly engaged in
the study of Hebrew, and has just
printed at Avignon for private circula
tion a little beok entitled, "Poesies Pe
braco Provencales dv Rituel Israelite
Contadin." it contains the Hebrew text
and French translation of some poems
which are supposed to have been com
posed by Moraecai Ventura, who lived
in the sixteenth century. l»om Pedro
has scut a copy ofthe work to the Queen
for the royal library at Windsor < iastle.
Fmporor William has decided to con
struct enormous dry-docks at Kiel at a
cost of 16,000,000 nmrks.
Considering the furious manner in
which the Russian Hebrews have been
persecuted by the Imperial Government,
it is exceedingly remarkable that the
Grand Duke Alexia and his cousin, the
Duke of Leuchtenberg, should have been
i ntly guests at Baron Rothschild's
son-in-law, Michael Enphrussi, at bis
chateau livery near Melun, when there
was chase for their amusement and a
| a choice party was present to meet them,
i Enphrussi is himself the son of an Israel
ite trader of Odessa, and as the Russian
■'"riuc's would not have ventured to ac
cept his hospitality without obtaining
permission from the Fmperor, it seems
probable that a change of policy may bo
impending in St. Petersburg.
The Fins and Queen of the Hellenes
have been visiting the Duke and Duchess
of Cumberland at Gruenden. and during
their stay at Vienna their majesties en
joyed much pleasant intercourse with
Emperor Francis Joseph.
The fact that King George did not visit
Berlin when he left Copenhagen has ex
cited much gossip at the German Court.
The truth is that Fmperor William's an
noyance and anger at the conversion of
the Duchess of Sparta has by no means
abated. The Emperor, who would like
to exercise despotic control over every
member of his family, would not have
: relished his favorite sister's change of
faith under any circumstances, but par
ilarly resented its having been practi
cally managed by tlie Russian Court, aud
also because the Duchess acted quite in
dependently of him. and so far from so
liciting his permission to enter the
Greek Churck, did not even send notice
of her intention to him. The Fmperor's
exasperation was increased by a strong !
suspicion that Empress Frederick had ;
: all alone been acquainted with the in
| tention of the Duchess, and that she had
j expressed approval of the conversion. j
REVOLT IN CHINA.
Dissatisfied Natives- Capture Teh
wei, Near Foo Choo.
EUROPEAN RESIDENTS IN FEAR OP
FURTHER TROUBLE.
A Tornado Svreeps Over the Province
of Santa Fe, In tho Ai-gentlno Re
pnbllc, Entirely Destroying the
Town of Arroyo Seco, Forty Persons
Being Killed and Thirty Injured—A
Mother Cuts tho Throats of Her
Throe Children nnd Commits Sui
cide In tho Snmo Manner.
Special to tho Record-Union.
London, Nov. 10.—The Chronicle's cor
respondent at Shanghai says: The cap
ture of Tehwei, near Foo Choo, Tuesday,
by 15,000 rebels was a well-organized
rising by tbe rebels, armed with repeaters
and led by capable men. The outbreak
was directed mainly against tho authori
se , though an ti-foreign cries were heard.
The officials were powerless.
The European residents are .apprehen
sive of a spread oi tbe revolt. The Brit
ish Consul here, in an interview, said bo
believed the recent quietude is only tem
porary, spring . uu i summer being tho
favorable period for outrages in China.
Light-draft gunboats are an absolute
necessity to protect Europeans in the in
terior and at river treaty ports, where
massacres will inevitably follow anti
foreign demonstrations, unless special
preventive measures are adopted.
In spite of a semi-official statement
that two ofthe Ichang rioters had been
beheaded and others bastinadoed, it is
notorious that tlie real culprits are still
free, being protected against arrest by
exalted officials. Agents of the Pekin
Treasury have paid the indemnities agreed
upon, 122,000 to the sufferers at Wuchu
and i!4,<xi<i to the families of Europeans
killed at Wusseh.
American Missionary Dart expresses
the opinion that trouble will be renewed
next spring.
AUSTRIAN AFFAIRS.
An Endeavor to Quiet the Effect of a
Reported Speech by the Emperor.
Vikn na, Nov. 10.—At a meeting of the
Budget Committee to-day, Count Kaluoky
assured the committee that the Fmperor's
speech, referred to by the Tagcblatt,
ought to cause no uneasiness; that al
though the Fmperor drew attention to
the contradiction between the prepara
tions for war and talk of peace, the Gov
ernment hoped the problem would find a
peaceful solution.
Referring to the Saturday panic, he
said the puhlie did not take a reasonable
view of the situation. One serious word,
exaggerated to serve private ends, was
sufficient to evolve an unwarranted panic
tie announced that the new commercial
treaties would go into operation Febru
ary 1, P!L'.
ihe Tageblatt to-day, notwithstanding
the denials of its story published Satur
day, to the offoet that tho Fmperor had
declared tho European situation critical,
insists that its report was strictly correct.
This report was at the bottom of the
panic on the Bourse Saturday. The hold
ers of stocks aud bonds, fearing that the
Emperor's words pr»sagpd war, made a
wild rush to soil, and the result was a de
cline not equaled in many years.
The A'end Post, having received In
structions from the Prime Minister,
issued a statement declaring no truth in
the TagcblaW* story.
The Tageblatt says the language of the
Emperor was drawn forth upon the occa
sion of an audiance granted to tbe Presi
dent of a Polish club. It reiterates that
in a conversation that took place the Fm
peror used the words attributed to him
by the Tageblatt on Saturday, which in
su'os.ance were that "the famine which
now prevails in Russia has greatly in
creased the chances of war." So confi
dent is the Tageblatt in tho reliability
and truthfulness of the person who fur
nished the information Avhich had such
serious results, that it has asked the pub
lic prosecutor to make a close and search
ing investigation as to the truth ofthe
article.
announced that the Zollverein
treaties would be discussed by the Aus-
I trian and Hungarian delegations con
jointly.
•situation in urazil.
Conflicting Reports as to tho True
State of A Hairs.
London, Nov. 16.—News from Brazil
continues of the 1 most conflicting charac
ter, official dispatches from Rio do Janeiro
asserting with unequivocal positiveness
that the country is absolutely tranquil,
while telegrams from Buenos Ayres and
Santiago report Brazil torn with dissen
sions and secession. The actual facts will
probably not be known until mail ad
vices are received. An official censorship
prevents dispatches not approved by the
Government reaching Europe direct. It
is not known how such dispatches reach
Buenos Ayres and Chile. The latest offi
cial advices from Brazil state that the
trouble in Rio Grande do Sul is purely
local, and that the government of that
State is now in the hands of a provisional
Junta. It is inferred from this that the
authorities at Rio regard the .Junta as in
sympathy with the central Government.
but this theory is contradicted by dis
patches from Santiago to the Times. These
declare that the Provisional Junta has
taken absolute control, and asserts that !
it has an army of :;0,0 10 men armed with
rilles. It is short of artillery, and lias
but one war vessel, a river monitor lightly
armed.
TORNADO IN THE ARGENTINE.
A Town Destroyed and Many People
Killed avnd Wounded.
New York, Nov. 10.—A Buenos Ayres
dispatch states that a tornado passed o\ er
trie Province of Santa Fe Friday night.
The town of Arroyo Seco was entirely
destroyed, forty people being killed and
thirty wounded. A train of eighteen
com lies were overturned and many pas
sengers were buried in the wreck. The
telegraph wires are down and details
of the disaster are meager. Crops are
badly damaged. The Province of Santa
Fe has population of about 100,000, and
contains i'i.OOU square miles.
DISTRESS IN RUSSIA.
Despair and Suffering Among the
Poorer Classes.
St. PXTKBSBUBO, Nov. 10.—Reports
from the famine-stricken districts of the
empire continue to show despair and
suffering entailed upon the poorer class '
by a scarcity of fowl. Tho Government
is doing everything in its power to help
the sufferers. As already stated, the Czar
made a large donation for the benefit of
rs irom ids private purse in addi
tion to turning over sums of money pre
sented him upon the occ-.vsion of his sil-
wedding. The Czarina, too, has
given freely, and other members of the.
imperial family helped "swell the fund
for the relief of the poor. Large as the
subscriptions are, they are but a drop in
the ocean Of the money that will be re
quired to carry the thousands upon thou
sands of sufferers through the winter.
Prince George's Illness.
London, Nov. hi.—The alarm excited
by the announcement of the serious ill
ness of Prince George, the second son of
the Prince of Wales, who is suffering
from an attack of enteric fever, was
allayed this morning by tlie announce
ment that he passed a good night, and
that be is making satisfactory progress
toward recovery.
A bulletin issued from Marlborough
House this afternoon states the fever was
running its usual course, and the condi
tion ofthe Prince still remains favorable.
Tho Behrlng Sea Question.
Ottawa (Ont.), Nov. ICL—It is learned
j that Sir John Thompson and Minister
| Foster wero summoned to the < iovern
ment House at a late hour on Saturday
night to confer with Lord Stanley, who
had just received an important cipher
message from the British Ministet a 1
Washington regarding the Behring Sea
question. The Ministers remained
closeted with tho Governor-General until
nearly midnight
Border Revolutionists.
Itio Grande City (Tex.), Nov. 10.—
News was received here to-day that on
the 15th inst. CatarinaGarza and about
one hundred men met several hundred
Mexican soldiers near Mier. Catarina
held his ground. A volley was lired at
his force but with no damage. It was re
turned by the revolutionists, causing the
death of three soldiers and wounding one.
The Government forces fell back iii dis
order.
Successful Rain-Making.
London, Nov. Hi.—A dispatch from
India tells of a number of private experi
ments in that country with dynamite ex
plosions, with a view to induce rain. The
dispatch states that dynamite was ex
ploded on the hills at Madras at an alti
tude of 500 feet, and that the explosions
produced smart showers over an area four
or livo miles square.
The Storm in England.
London, Nov. 16.—-Intense anxiety pre
vails among the relatives and friends of
the crews of the Brightelmstone fishing
fleet, all the vessels of which were at sea
when tho recent storm burst upon the
English coast. Not one vessel of the ileet
has returned to port since tlu gale began,
and it is feared the whole licet is lost.
Schooner Ashore.
Selkirk (Ont.), Nov. 10. — In last
night's gale the schooner Montcalm of
Toledo, loaded with iron ore, was driven
on the rocks half a mile below Selkirk on
Lake Erie, where she now lies a total
wreck. One of her crew swam ashore.
The others, tive in number, are still on \
tho wrecked vessel.
French Tariff on Salted Moats.
Paris, Nov. 16.—The Chamber of Dep
uties, after a long debate, to-day approved
the tariff of twenty-five francs on salted
meats fixed by the Senate. The Minister
of Commerce promised an effective; sur
veillance over imports at the expense of
importers.
Influenza in France.
Paris, Nov. 16.—Influenza of a viru
lent typo has appeared in Perigrueaux
ami other towns in the Department of
Dordogne. A large seminary at Peri
grueaux lias been closed in consequence
ofthe prevalence ofthe disease.
Internationa] Peace Congress.
Rome, Nov. 16.—The International j
Peace Congress to-day approved the j
proposition that tho isthmuses and }
straits be made neutral. The proposition '
to hold an international arbitration conn- j
cil in Chicago was postponed.
A Mother's Terrible Crime.
London, Nov. 16.—At Detchfiold-with •
Crofton, this morning, a woman mur- !
dered her three little children by cutting i
their throats, and then committed sui- !
cide by cutting her own throat.
Miners strike.
Paris, Nov. 10.—In tho Department of;
Pas-de-Calais 3^600 coal miners went on a
strike this morning.
This evening the number of strikers
has increased to 15,200.
A Swiss Town in a Panic.
Berne, Nov. hi.—The manufacturing
town of Winierthur is in a state of finan
cial panic, owing to the suspension ofthe
principal bank in the place.
Ex-Kins Milan.
Bei.hrade, Nov. 10.—Ex-King Milan
has signed a renunciation of all his legal
and constitutional rights in Servia.
Republicans Defeated.
LISBON. Nov. 10. — The Republicans
were badly defeated in yesterday's elec
tions.
FAST YEARI.INi.-.
Tho Filly Frou I'rou Trots a Mile in
&S8 8-4.
Stockton, Nov. 10.—Tho yearlings at
tiie Stockton track are fast trotting up to
Bell Bird's record of 2:2o_b On Saturday
Athadon made a record of 2:295. To-day
Millard Sanders drove the Sidney year
ling filly Frou Frou, owned by Valensin,
in 2:28?, making the mile without a break.
It was a great performance for a fiUy
weighing but 650 pounds, and drawing a
full weight driver. Sanders held her
down well for a strong finish, going to
the quarter in 0:39}, to the half in 1:161, the
three-quarters in 1:535, and finishing
gamely, but under the Whip, in 2...
Marvin started his horses, but did not
lower their records. Palo Alto trotted a
mile in 2:101, one second slower than his
record, lie made a fine race, but broke
twice, which lost the mark he wa
for. His quarters were, 0:32 1
-1:77, 2:lo7 .Marvin may start him to
morrow.
Bell Bird, the yearling, was sent against
her mark, 2365, but broke tour times.
She made 2:32
Fausta, a Sidney yearling, by Sidney,
trotted in 2:40.
"ALASKA FOR ALASKANS."
Discontent Over the Manner In Which
the Territory is Governed.
Chicago, Nov. 10.—A special from
Port Townsend, Wash., says: Advices
from Alaska states that the people up
there are much incensed because Con
gress has not taken notice oi their
for proper territorial government. An
Alaskan newspaper, in a recent issue,
suggests that in view of the injustices
suffered front appointive officers under
successive Administrations the |
assemble In convention, prepare a bill
lor a territorial reform government and
demand its approval by Congress. If
Congress refuses to pass it every resident
of Alaska is advised to raise and unfurl
the motto, "Alaska for Alaskans," elect
their own judicial officers and r. a
processes emanating from Officiate whose
tenu re of office is under the organic Act.
Sale of Liquor at Wheatland.
Wheatland. Nov. 10.—A petition has
been presented the City Trustees to
license the sale of liquor in the town
limits after January next.
whole ]sro. 15,<>2S.
THE ALLIANCE MOVEMENT.
I All the Organizations to Meet at
Indianapolis This Week.
ACIION TO BE TAKEN ON THE UNI
FICATION OF INTERESTS.
George A. Beard, Cashier of the Sus
pended Cheyenne National Bank,
Sends n Bullet Thronirh Ills Brain-
Two Editors Placed Under Arrestin
Florida Whilo Starting Out to Settle
:«. Dispute on tho Elcld of Honor.
I Special to the Record-Union.
Indianapolis, Nov. 16.—Every known
organization of American farmers holds
some sort of meeting here this week.
Ono of the most interesting questions is,
' shall the allied interests of these con
j corns be merged into one ?" Hundreds of
I delegates are already in tho city. Con
gressman Jerry Simpson, who arrived
I -day, speaks most favorably ofthe Alli-
I ance outlook.
j President Terrell of the Confederated
| Industrial Associations, comprising the
i Farmers' Mutual Benefit Association,
j Citizens' Alliance, Knights of Labor arid
National Alliance, said of the objects of
j the meeting: "Tlie purpose is to tako
i action toward the unification of all labor
interests, to adopt a platform that all
mizations in confederation can stand
on, so by united action they may procure
the legislation they demand/
The question of combining with other
labor organizations, etc., will not be
I taken up until the February meeting.
L'he hardest political fight will be made
I on the indorsement of the People's party
by the Alliance, the consensus of opin
ion of delegates already here being that
the Alliance will not indorse the third
j party, but will indorse that j arty whose
:'.brm most closely proclaims the Al
liance principles.
President Polk said that while the Al
liance is opposing Cleveland, it also op
posed Blame, Harrison, Hill and any
otiier man who did not advocate Alliance
principles.
ENDED HIS MISERY.
Tbe Cashier of tbe Suspended Chey
enne Bunk Suicides.
Citkyenm:, Nov. IC—Geo. A. Beard,
cashier of the suspended Cheyenne Na
tional Hank, sent a bullet into his brain
this morning, lie was in consultation
the greater part of yesterday with Exam
iner Griffith and the attorney of the bank.
During the interview he seemed despond
ent, and spoke of rumors circulated
about him, asking if they thought best
that be deny them; but they said to him
to pay no attention to the stories; that
i time would vindicate his course. He
• spent the evening at the club, and on go
| ing to his own room appeared to have for
| gotten his trouble. He not responding
when called this morning, the room was
,f>:ced open, and be whs found with a
j bullet wound behind tho right ear, dead.
Therq is now beginning to exist fears
| about the bank's condition, which, how
i ver, appears solvent. Collins, the Pnsi
! dent, owes $25,U00. Beard indorsed this.
CAUSE Ol- TEMPERANCE,
j I'roeeedings of Tbe W. C. T. U. Con
vention at Boston.
BOSTON, Nor. 16.—At tho third day's
. session of the National and World's
i Woman's Christian Temperance Union
j the morning meeting was occupied in tlie
J discussion of the question that each de
j partment of the educational group was
! doing to secure the formation of total ab-
I stinence habits and sentiment and for a
| final overthrew of the drink system.
.Mrs. E. 11. Ingalls reported on tbe
| work against narcotics. < >ne dealer told
her he sold more cigarettes to girls than
!to boys. Tlie work libs year will look
toward the passage of a national law for
bidding the manufacture of cigarettes.
Opium is to be forbidden if possible.
-Mrs. Mary 17 Lovettreviewed the work
of the Departmen of Mercy. A_
j ono result of her report a
' rising vote condemning the wearing
of any birds or any parts of birds unless
obtained without pain was moved, but
tlie motion did not prevail, and was re
ferred to the Committee on Resolutions.
It was announced that a beginning would
be made for a temperance temple iv
Boston.
THE OMAHA TRAGEDY.
Captain Smith Besting Easy—Verdict
of tbe Coroner's Jury.
Omaha, Nov. 10. —The Coroner's jury
to-night returned a verdict in the case of
Nettie Biedler, who shot Captain flattie
Smith of the Salvation Army and then
suicided last night. A verdict of death
: by buicidewas rendered.
Captain Smith is at the hospital resting
j easy, and may n cover.
It was learned to-.lay that the Biedler
• girl had made careful preparations before
leaving homo for the preparation of tbe
deed, placing her things in order and de
! stroying everything that might give a
j clue to the cause.
Kansas City, Nov. 16.—La MGrchale
{ Booth-Clibborn went through here to
. on ber way to New York. The
j tragedy at < >maha, added to the hardships
I of the recent campaign, proved more
j than she could stand.and she was coin
i polled to give up her Western tour.
A COLD WAVE.
I Wind, Accompanied by Blinding Snow,
in i lie Northwest.
Chicago, Nov. 10.—Reports from South
I Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, lowa and
Illinois say a general cold wave is pro
t vailing. A blizzard is raging through
I Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, ac
companied by blinding snow. In Chi
: cago the temperature is falling rapidly.
• wind is blow ing a gale, accompanied
i by fine blinding -now.
MiNNKAi'oi-is (Minn.), Nov. 10.—A
\Tribune special from Helena says: The
cold wave Btill prevails, lb-ports" from all
r the Stale say the weather i.s clear but
] cold. There was but an inch of snow,
j and the wind blown it all off tho cattle
! ranches.
Two Editors Arrested.
J\cicsoN vn.r.i: (Fla.), Nov. 15.— H. V.
; Seavier, editor ofthe Telegram, and Ben-
Uamin Harrison, editor of the Standard,
i arrested to-day by the Sheriff on a
c warrant sworn out on information
that they were about to fight a duel.
Both men were starting out when they
wero arrested.
Peremptory Writ of Mandamus.
T.vLLAiiA-r..: (Fla.), Nov. I*;.—The Sn
| promo Court to- I a peremptory
; writ of mandamus against Secretary of
Crawford, enjoining him to sign and
the commission of Davidson, ap
pointed United States Senator by Gov
ernor Fleming.
Pardoned by the I'resldent.
WASHIITOTQy, Nov. 111.—The President
has pardoned < ioorge C. Wells, convicted
in California of violating the postal laws.

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