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VOLUME LXXXII.-OsO. IJ3.
WRECK IN OREGON.
An Engine and Two Cars Precipi
tated Into a River.
THE ENGINEER FIREMAN AND A
Fresno Selected as the Next Meeting
Place of State Teachers* Associa
tion—An Arizona Prospector Found |
Dead With Three Bullet Holes In
His Nock and Back—Auburn Mak
ing Preparations to Receive the Na
tional Press Club.
Hpeolal to the Record-Uniox.
La Grande (Or.), Dec. SO.— The Union
Pacific fast mail train No. 1, which left
here last evening, met with a serious ac
cident when about two miles west of the
city. Engineer K. E. Low, fireman Geo.
Low, and a tramp named Zunimski were
instantly killed, and another tramp
named Sigmer was fatally injured. The
train was being drawn by two engines,
the head one a huge ninety-ten hogg. It
is supposed that in rounding a curve the
head engino caused the rails to spread,
and the second engine, the mail and bag
;, r:tjre car were precipitated into the river
uelow. Mail Agent Holloway had a mi
raculous escape. Although his car plunged
into the river from an elevation of fifty
ieet he sustained slight injuries only.
Nouo of the passengers were injured.
Indians Again Excited Over the Mes
FoBT Reno (Ariz.), Dec. .TO.—The Mes
fciah craze has broken out afresh among
thecheyenues and Arapahoes, and no
iittle anxiety is felt. While it is quiet
enough near the reservation buildings,
dancing has been going on among the
nills for several days and the craze is ap
parently spreading. The leaders are
Whirlwind and Old Crow of the Chey
ennes and Left Hand, head chief of the
Arapahoes. At first the gathering was
small, but Indians have been streaming
into camp until now there are from 1,000
to 2,200 present!
They declare the Messiah, who is to ex
pel the whites, bring back the buffalo
and restore the hunting grounds, is soon
")ining, and the "ghost dance" will be
kept up day and night until he arrives.
Runners have come in from Walker
Lake, Nov., inciting the Indians to ac
tivity and predicting an early appearance
of the Messiah.
The "ghost dance" goes on day and
night. The Indians are being divided
into relays, one party relieving another
:.s fatigue overcomes them. All are pro
vided with ghost shirts, and seem terribly
in earnest. Scouts report that wild
whoops and yells can be heard at all
hours of the day and night from the hills
where the tribes are gathered.
As yet the excitement has not reached
Ihc Comanches. but it is feared they, too,
■ become involved. This is regarded
a serious danger, as the Comanches have
an ample supply of ponies, in which the
Cheyennes and Arapahoes are deficient.
Ail are well armed with Winchesters
:md revolvers. Officers experienced in
: ndiau warfare are not inclined to believe
that any serious outbreak will occur at
present, as the Indians have a horror of
winter campaigns, but the excitement
-nay cause them to depart Horn their
STATE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION.
The Next Annual Meeting to Bo Held
Kiversipe, Dec. 30.—Fresno was last
night selected as the place for the next
annual session of the State Teachers'
Association. Last evening was mainly
devoted to a lecture by President Jordan
of the Stanford University on "Agacsiz
as a Teacher."
The regular programme of tho conven
tion was carried out during the day.
< >ne feature out of the ordinary was
the bringing here of a drilled com
pany of thirty of the boys of
Ihe Whittier Industrial School by
Dr. Walter Lindley, manager of that in
stitution, who read an interesting paper
«>n what he calls a fast educational factor
in California. The line appearance of the
boys and the remarks of the manager of
this new State institution made a deep
President Jordan, W. W. Thoburn of
May field and Mrs. Prag of San Francisco
contributed the other papers of the after
George Church of Fresno speaks to
liight on the "Schools of Germany.'"
The sessions are crowded, and much
enthusiasm is manifested iv the work of
Murdered by His Partner.
Phcenix, Dec. 30.—The body of an un
known man was found in a canyon near
Tempe in an advanced state of decompo
sition and badly burned. There were
three bullet holes of a 45-caliber Win
chester in the neck and back, lie was
(vi'iently shot while boiling a rabbit i
« v.m- the camp-fire. The murdered man,
:. supposed prospector, is thought to have
n killed by his partner. The mur
derer trore away the dead man's shoes.
The authorities have some clew. The
murdered man was about .Ju years of age,
Bad a native of New Bedford, Mass.
Funeral of Father Dal ton.
Grass Yallky, Dec. 30.—The funeral
of Rev. Father Dalton took place to-day
:. Patrick's Chuivli, with all the hon
ors of the church. Bishop Manoguo of
-2i dated, and was assisted b.y sixteen
priests. The remains were interred
■within the walls of the church building.
Father Grace of Sacramento preached the :
sermon, which gave In detail the life,
work and charities of the deceased pi
oneer priest of the State. The attendance
was very large, especially of old-timeis,
without regard to creeds.
No Trace of the Lost Men.
Caisson (New), Dec. 30.—Yesterday and
last night snow fell in the valleys to the
depth of one foot, and in the mountains
from five to twenty feet was piled up.
The searchers for the men lost have not
returned. The snow, with the fresh de
i <osit, is almost too soft for snowshoes. It j
is hardly possible, with this great depth, j
that the bodies can be discovered at all.
It may be necessary, if the snow con
tinues to fall, to wait till next spring. All
available means in search of the lost men
have been utilized without good results.
Death of Willows' Postmaster.
"Willows, Pec. 98.—John Colder, Post
master of Willows, died this morning
:;fter a short illness, aged 3S years. He
was a native of California. Deceased was
a universally esteemed and respected
dti/.on of this community. He leaves a
■wife and two children.
John Ivett's Heirs.
Mercep, Dec. 30. — The attorney of
Sally Blake, sister of the late John Ivett,
the rich rancher who was murdered last
-November, filed a petition in the Supreme
Court to-day praying for an order to set a
time for the parties to show cause and ex
hibit rights to heir°hip. Mrs. Blake is
now in England, where nhe lives, but
will appear when tho mittcr comes be
fore tho court.
Wedding at Phoenix.
Phcexix, Dec. 30. — General Clark
Churchill and Mrs. Virginia Frances
Goodrich, widow of the late Attorney-
General, Briggs Goodrich, were married
at the Catholic Church this morning.
General Churchill was Attorney-General
during three administrations. Both
parties aro well known throughout the
Napa Bond Election.
Napa, Dec. .'«.—At an election held l
here yesterday it was voted that the city
should issue bonds for §27,000 with which
to build a steel drawbridge across Napa
River at TMrd street. Ihe bonds will
boar 5 per cent, interest. The voto stood
four to one in favor of the bonds.
Held Without Bonds.
Mauysville, Dec. 30.— The prelimi
nary examination ol Edward Raymond,
I who killed Thomas Brice on Christmas
I Day, took place to-day, and resulted in
j the defendant being held to answer with
I Preparing to Receive the Press Club.
Auburn, Dec. 30.—Preparations arc be
! ing made for a breakfast banquet to the
National Press Club on the morning of
j January 13th, when they will stop off to
visit the State Citrus Fair in this city.
Worked Glandorcd Horses.
Spanishtowx, Dec. 30.—A criminal
i complaint has been filed against R. H.
I Hatch, an extensive dairyman of this
. place, for working glandered horses alter
they were condemned.
Me Near Canal.
Prtalttoa, Dec. co.—-The big dredger
having completed the United States Gov
ernment work has again commenced
operations on the McNear Canal.
HEAVY FALL, OF SNOW IN THE
No Serious Blockades Anticipated on
Either the Oregon or Central
Special to the itEComvt'Krov.
San Francisco, Dec. 30. — Weather
conditions and general forecasts: The
storm trough extends from Southeast
California across Nevada this evening,
and excepting rains in localities in South
ern California the weather has cleared up,
and general clearing conditions will pre
vail to-uight throughout Southern Cali
fornia. Snow will fall in Northern Ari
zona and Southern Nevada, and rain in
Southern Arizona to-night.
Up to a late hour snow is still falling in
the Sierra Nevada, while in the Siskiyou
Mountains the storm, which has been
one of unusual severity, shows signs of
clearing up. Ogdon has also had a heavy
fall of snow, and the Salt Lake Division
of the Southern Pacific, which extends
from Ogden to Carlin, is with great diffi
culty kept clear for tratlic. Six snow
plows are in constant operation. There
has been no detention of trains thus far.
The officials speak hopefully of prevent
ing any blockade in the Sierra Nevada
this winter, owing to the excellent facili
ties for snow fighting and the many miles
of new sheds which have been con
structed since last winter.
Ashland (Or.), Dec. 30.—The heavy
snowstorms in the Siskiyous the past
week have kept the railroad forces buck
ing snow at a lively rate, but trains have
only been delayed a few hours, and there
appears to be no fears of a serious block
ade. Superintennent Aglerhas an ample
supply of engines at command, but even
with this it has required unremitting
work with the snow-plows to keep the
track over the mountains clear, owing to
drifts and new snow that has fallen every
day. Yesterday's south-bound overland,
delayed by washed-out bridges north of
here, left Ashland about 5 o'clock this
morning with thirteen engines, including
those used on the plow, preceding the
train, and from five to ten engines have
been required for several days to get each
train over the Siskiyous between Ash
land and Hornbrook.
Cinco, Dec. 30.—The weather has en
tirely cleared to-day. The outlook is
vory favorable to agriculture. A north
breeze is blowing, which is rapidly dry
ing the ground. The rain yesterday and
last night amounted to .13 of an inch.
Arr.r un, Dec. 30.—There has been a
steady rain from Monday evening to this
morning, and 1.40 inches fell during that
time. The rainfall to date is 9.90 inches.
Last season to date it was 7.72 inches.
Reno (New), Dec. 30.—Nine inches of
snow fell last night, ana a wind would
play havoc with travel. This brings the
season's waterfall up to 2.GG inches. This
has been the coldest and stormiest De
cember that ha 3 been known for years.
MKBCBD, Dec. 30.—The storm still con
tinues. To-day Bear Creek overflowed,
rousing its waters into Last and West
Merced, but did no particular damag* to
property. The raiufali for the past forty
eight hours has been 2.45 inches at .Mer
ced. It is still cloudy, with the wind
from the southeast.
Tkuachapi, Dec. SO.—A terrific wind
storm came up Irom the southeast la-t
night at a late hour and blew down and
completely destroyed three buildings and
lour or five windmills. One of tUe build
ings was a new two-story house. A
heavy snow is falling this morning.
CaTUOOS, Deo. 30.—The best rainstorm
of the season began at dawn yesterday,
and lasted eighteen hours. Tho total of
the storm is 1.50 inches, and for the sea
son 3.40 inches. Abundant for good grass,
also good plowing. Jt is not yet cleared.
llKni.Axns, Dec. 30.—A gentle rain be
gan falling here about S o'clock last oven
ing and this morning increased to heavy
showers. The total fall to 1 a. m. is .f>s
of an inch. The storm did much good
aud was needed.
RBDOVDO f Dec. 30.—There was a strong
southeast storm last night, with ttrlfan
inch of r<dn. The wind changed vo south
west this morning and storm and rair
signals are flying.
Sis.son, Dec. 30.—1t has cleared off
pleasant. The wind is north with a pros
pect of very cold weather. Trains are
arriving -bout on time. Sleighing is
splendid. The view of Mount Sbasta is
Arsn.v (Nev.l, Dec. 30.—The heaviest
snowfall ever known In this vicinity
commenced yesterday afternoon. It
snowed continually for twenty-four
hours. This, added to the snowfall two
days ago, make-; fully three feet on a level
grade. Loss of cattle and sheep is antici
pated. The Nevada Central train is held
at Austin. The Belmont stage returned.
It could not cross the summit, the snow
being four feet deep. The indications
point to more snow.
Salkm <Or.i. Dec 30.—Information has
been received from Falls City that a heavy
\vind3torm. which prevailed in that sec
tion last Monday, blew down several
houses and trees and one man named
Pugh, whose house was blown from its
foundation, died from fright.
SACRAMENTO, THURSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 31, IS9I.
THE CHILE TROUBLE.
Egan's Refugees Proving a Great
Source of Embarrassment.
THE MIANTONOMAK NOW READY
Garza's Baud of Revolutionists Re
ported to bo Massing Near El Tigrro
Crossing, on tlio Rio Grande River ,
—Captain Ilardie and His Troops
Marching to the Scene.
j Special to the Record-Union-.
Washington, Dee. 30.—A dispatch
states tho fad was developed at yestcr
| day's Cabinet meeting that the refugees
i at the American Legation in Santiago are
i proving a great source of embarrassment
|to the Administration. In the event of
| hostilities between the United States and
! Chile it would be impossible lor this
I Government to afford them any further
protection. In tho event of war Egan
I would be given his passports and per
mitted to leave the country in safety, but
not so the refugees. It seems, too, the
refugees are proving themselves a white
lepbant on Ugan's bands. They insist
I upon being entertained in the most hos- |
pitable fashion, and they seem to fee]
their right to the best which the Legation
There is a dearth of war news at the i
(Secretary Elkiua arrived here this I
I morning, bat will not undertake to dis-!
charge his duties as Secretary of War just i
yet. - ;
THE MIAXTONOMAH READY FOH SKHVICE. '
Nkw Yo::k, Dec. 30.— The repairs and
alterations oti the harbor defense vessel
Miantonomah are finished, and on New
Year's Day the ship starts out on a brief!
cruiso to test the newly-mounted guns, i
The test of tiie new boilers and engines !
began last night, and will be continued j
forty-eight hours. The test has been per- !
fectly satisfactory so far. The guns are I
viewed witn the liveliest interest by
naval experts ;md scientific men. lie-;
sides four ten-inch breech-loading rifles, j
two three-pounder Ilotchkiss rapid-firing j
guns and two thirty-seven-inch milli
metre Ilotchkiss revolving cannon, the
vessel has the very newest tiling in ord- \
I nance, two six-pounder Drings-Schroe- j
j der rapid-finng cannon. These guns I
have never been tried on a United suites
.'•miser before. They throw a six-pound
highly explosive shell every fifteen or
twenty seconds, from a distance of 2.500 !
J yards with the greatest accuracy. They i
I can be used 7,00U or !>,OOO yards'. When
| the tests are over it is expected that the
j Miantonomah, as a harbor defense vessel, I
j with modern guns and a low-water sub- :
I merged hull, will lie a match for any but j
I the largest European battle-ships,
NO ORDERS TO HASTEN WORK.
Betju.ehem (Pa.), Dec. 30.—An official
of the Bethlehem Company said this
morning that they had received no noti
fication from the Navy Department to
hasten the manufacture of armor plates
for the coast defense vessel Monterey or
any other vessel, and had no evidence
from Government sources that hostilities
with Chile were close at hand.
MON'TT COMPLETES HIS CABINET.
JfBW York, Doc. 30.—A Herald Val
paraiso special says : Congress has de
creed Waldo Silva and Baraios Lucos,
members of the Triumvirate of the Junta,
j shall receive as a reward for their serv
i ices 0,009 pesos a year for life, with
honors of Vice-Admiral, free railroad j
transportation and free postage. Lucos,
in addition, gets a §20,000 library.
The correspondent says advices from
j the wheat districts are to the effect that |
the crop will be about the same as last
year, notwithstanding locusts, etc.
President Montt to-day completed his
Cabinet by the selection of Juan Castillon
as Minister of Justice. The complexion
j of the Cabinet is two Liberals, one Montt-
Varist, one Radical and two Conserva
tives, or Clericals. The correspondent
I hears that the first act of the Cabinet will
be to consider the relations with the
Captain Hardie Closing: In on Garza's
New Or&bans, Dec. 30.—A Times-Dem
ocrat Laredo (Tex.) special says: A tele
gram has been received by Colonel Coree
in Nuevo Laredo from General Garcia at
Mier, that says that Captain Hardie of the
United States Cavalry had notified him
that his (Hardies) scouts reported that
Garza's men were massing near El Tigre
Crossing, on the Rio Grande, on the line of
Starr and Zopata Counties, Texas, below
Kin Grande City. Captain Hardie stated
that he was marching for that point, and
asked Garcia to be on hand with Mexican
troops to receive the marauders when
they cross to Mexican soil.
A report was brought to this city from
Zapata County to-night to the effect that
Garza's troops had captured a detach
ment of Mexican troops with arms and
equipments. The report states that the i
revolutionists executed the officers and
gave the men a chance to go without arms
or join the revolutionary forces, and they
chose the latter as their choh c. The re
port, however, is not credited here. Cap
tain Pollock, Commander at Fort Mcln
tosh, is of the opinion that both sides of
the Kio Grande will be patrolled with
American and Mexican troops, and
Gari^s and his followers will have little
chance to act and must necessarily dis
When massed the United States troops
will attack Garza. The locality is far
from a telegraph-station, and an engage
ment may have taken place to day. The
only news received by General .Stanley
was to the foregoing eflect, and came
from an officer commanding Fort Ring
gold during Bourke's absence.
Jhc murder of General Lorenzo Garcia
V.y his troops, and their flight into Texas
to join Garza, has been confirmed. The
killing occurred at Mier. The number of
deserters is not known.
Later.—General Stanley feels certain
an action took place to-day between
Garza's men and the regulars.
GAUZA HAS A LARGE FORCE.
Lakkdo (Texas), Dec. 30.—An inter
view wit'a a United States Marshal just in
from tlje field of Garza's operations shows
that there is certainly a largo force with
Garza, and in one of Garzo's detach
ments, which Captain Hardie followed,
there are not less than three hundred
Value* as Proclaimed by tho Secretary
of the Treasury.
Washington, Dec. 30.—The Director
of the Mint has estimated and the Secre
tary of the Treasury proclaimed the
values of all foreign coins to be followed
in estimating the values of foreign mer
chandise exported to the United States
after January 1, ISW2. The following
coins have been changed in value to the
figure indicated: Florin of Austria Hun
gary, .341; boliviana of Bolivia, .991;
peso of the Central American States, .091;
Shanghai tael of China, 1.021: Haikwan
tael of China, 1.137; peso of Columbia,
.091; sucre of Ecuador, .691; rupee of India,
.325; yen of Japan, .745; dollar of Mexico,
.75; sol of Peru, .691; rouble of Russia.
.563; rouble of Russia (gold), .772; manbub
of Tripoli, .(523; bolivar of Venezuela, .138.
For the first time the Directors of the
Mint has estimated tne value of the gold
rouble of Russia, and our Consuls in Rus
sia have been instructed to certify here
after the depreciation of paper money,
which is the practical currency of Russia
from a gold standard instead of from the
value of the silver rouble, as heretofore.
Serions Snow Blockades.
Albuquerque (N. M.), Dec. 30.—Both
the Santa Fe and Atlantic and Pacific
Roads are troubled with serious snow
blockades. No Eastern mails have been
received here over the Santa Fe route for
four days. Passenger trains are nlockaded
in the Raton Mountains and in the vi
cinity of Springer. There is a blockade
on the Atlantic and Pacific between
Grants and Chaves, about 100 miles west
of the city. The snowstorms in the
mountains are reported to be something
unheard of for several years, and stories
of great Buffering among the towns in
the mountains are in circulation.
Proposed Ship Canal.
Washington, Dec. CO.—Represent
ative Chipman of Michigan will bring
before Congress a bill to provide for the
construction of a ship canal around the
American side of Niagara Falls: also, of
a similar waterway across the State of
New York, from a point near Bullalo to
the Hndson River, so that vessels from
the lakes may have free access to tide
water. The projected canal is to be 150
feet wide, with an average depth of
twenty feet, and will co.st from $30,000,000
to $50,000,000. Chipman thinks that such
a canal would soon pay for itself.
Pullman Palace Car Suit.
Chicago, Dee. 30.—Judge Gresham, in
tho Federal Court, to-day rendered a de
cision staying the proceedings in the
action at law brought some time ago by
the Pulknan Palace Gar Company against
the Chicago, -Milwaukee and ist. Paul
Railroad Company to get possession of
forty-live palace cars which had been
jointly operated by tho company and for
tffoo,ooo damages for abrogating the con
tract. The suit will now be tried on the
St. Paul's bill in chancery in the same
matter against the Pullman Company.
Fine Newspaper Building*
Chicauo. Dec. 30.— One of the finest
newspaper buildings in America, it is
said, is to be erected as a home for the
Chicago Times, The site is to be the
ground at present ajul for many years
back occupied by that paper. Ex-Mayor
Carter 11. Harrison, the present editor,
said it would be twelve stories high, and
cost probably $1,000,000. The work is to
be done in sections in such a way as not
to disturb the Times.
Independent Political Action.
Lavsikg (Mich.), Dec.-SO.—A new Peo
ple's party for independent political
action has been formed here by the fed
eration of all the industrial organizations
of the .State. It was christened, "The
People's party," and to inde
pendent political action and opposition
to traffic in intoxicating liquor as a bev
erage. The rest of the platform is a copy
of the Indianapolis platform, except that
it favors the per diem pension law.
Struck "Without Sufficient Cause.
Galveston, Dec. ."o.— The Western
Union operators at San Antonio struck
to-day rather than handle dispatches of
the San Antonio and Arkansas Pass
Railway officials. At a meeting of the
Galveston Western Union operators this
afternoon it was decided *hat the San An
tonio operators struck without sufficient
cause, and the Galveston operators are
Trespassing on Timber Land.
Minneapolis, Deo. 30.—The Govern
ment expedition which has been investi
gating the stories of trespassing on Gov
ernment timber lands in Northern Min
nesota, on tho boundary, has returned
after a successful expedition. Indisput
able evidence was found of extensive
trespassing on Government timber lands.
Murder Under Arrest.
Jacksonville (Fla.), Dec. 30.—A dis
patch has been received from the detect
ive at work on New Smyrna murder case,
stating that he had arrested Irving Jenk
ins this morning for the. murder of the
lainiiy in the Pack wood- House, and had
him committed to jail at Deland.
To Pension Mrs. Jefferson Davis.
Memphis (Term.), Dec. 30.--At a meet
ing of prominent ex-Confederates a reso
lution was adopted appointing a commit
tee to present at the next General Assem
bly a bill appropriating $1,000 annually as
a pension for Mrs. Jefferson Davis.
Killed by Dynamite.
Milwaukee, Dec. 30.—Wiiliara and
Albert Waters were killed and one man
seriously injured by the explosion of dy
namite which they were thawing out at a
qu airy west of the city.
Railroad Accident In Ohio.
Alliance (Ohio), Dec. 30.—A wreck
occurred near Salem this morning on the
Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago
Road. Kighteen cars were destroyed and
three men hurt, two fatally.
Pittsburo, Dec. 30.—Two Hungarians
were fatally injured and one seriously
hurt by a falling wall of the furnace at
the National Tube Works, McKeesport,
Louisville, Dec. 30.—The Kentucky
Legislature met to-day and elected W. M.
Moore of Cynthiaua Speaker. Moore is
Shook Hands "With tiie President.
Washington, Dec. 30.—The President
shook hands with nearly 1,500 people this
The Trouble Adjusted.
San Francisco, Dec. 30.—The trouble
between the Southern Pacific Company
and the Order of Railway Telegraphers
was settled to-day. Concessions were
made on both sides. The telegraphers
are permitted to join the order, while the
company withdraws its objectionable
affidavit and compromises the trouble
with reference to the employment of
student operators. Nearly all the men
'who remained out on the strike or were
discharged for joining the order are to be
reinstated by the company. The agree
ment between the employes and the
company will be signed to-morrow.
Death of Prince Nuovo.
Vienna, Dec. 30.—Prince Alfred Monte
Nuovo, grandson of Archduchess Mario
Louise, once the wife of Napoleon 1., is
the latest victim of influenza in this city.
He died to-day from the disease. lie
ceased was born in Vienna in 18f>4, and
was married in 1879 to Juliene, Countess
ot Kiensky. He was the grandson of
Adam Albert. Count of Neipperg, and
his second wife the Archduchess Marie
Louise, widow of Napoleon I.
Bulgaria Will Proclaim Independence.
London*, Dee. oO.—The Berlin corre
spondent of the Daily News says: Bul
garia has resolved to proclaim her inde
pendence should the Porte yield to the
demands of France in the Chadouiuo
GLENDALE TRAIN ROBBERY.
The Leader of the Gang and a
Female Accomplice Arrested.
OFFICERS CONFIDENT THE OTHERS
WILL BE CAPTURED.
Heavy Gale Blowinz Alonjr the Atlan
tic Coast, Causing; Great Anxiety in
Shipping Circles for the Safety of
Steamships and Other Craft Which
are Unable to Reach Port.
Special 1o the RECOitn-Uxrox.
St. Lor is, Dec. 30.—The leader of the
gang who robbed Adams' Express mes
senger at (ileiulale on the night of No
vember 30th, together with a female ac
complice, is under arrest in San Fran
cisco, and the rapture of the remainder of
the gang stems only a matter of time.
The leader is Albert D. Sly, the noted ex-
Missonr] convict. The latest series of
exploits by Sly and his gang began with
the robbery of the Omaha street-car
burns, last October. The same month
they robbed the Kansas City street-car
barns. Then came the robbery of the
Pacific Express Company on the Mis
souri Pacific near Omaha, on November
Jth, and the American Express Com
pany near Western Union Junction,
Wis., November 12th. In all these Sly
was the leader, and the engine of war
was almost invariably dynamite.
After the Western Union .Junction rob
i.ciy. William Pinkerton found that Sly,
in 1888, while in the employ of the
American Express Company at St. Joe,
defaulted with a package containing
s^O,OO<J. After a long search he was ap
prehended in California, returned to Mis
s.iuri and sentenced to seven years in the
Missouri Penitentiary. On being released
from the penitentiary, he associated him
self with a gang of rough burglars, the
headquarters being at Kansas City and
I >maha. A quiet investigation began,
and Sly was located in St. Louis a few
days previous to thy Glendale robbery, it
being thought that he was connected with
the Western Union Junction robbery.
Chief ilarrigan learned from a furni
ture dealer that a house on Swan avenue
had been fitted up for four men and one
woman. The gang disappeared from the
house three days alter the Glendale rob
bery, leaving the furniture behind them.
Their baggage was traced to the depot,
thence to Omaha, where the party split,
taking different routes west. From de
scriptions of the fugitives no doubt was
left in the minds of the police and detect
ives that Sly was their leader.
Saturday last a man answering Sly's
description was arrested by Robert Pink- ]
erton in the Los Angeles Pcstoliice. lie
donied that his name was Sly, saying it
was A. S. Denton. That clinched mat
ters, as Sly's lull name is Adelbert Lien
ton Sly. In his possession was founds2,ooo,
a lot of personal property and a watch
taken from Messenger Mulrennan of the
Adams Express at Glendale.
Sly's arrest was kept quiet until to
day, with a view to getting some of the
balance of the gang. This hope was par
tially realized to-day, when, as an
nounced in a press dispatch from San
Francisco, a woman calling herself Flor
ence Waterman, who, the detectives as
sert is connected with the gang, was ar
rested in that city.
The officers feel confident now that
it will be a comparatively easy task to se
cure the rest of the gang. Sly's avowed
ambition is to be a second Jesse James,
but aside from his daring and utter dis
regard of tho distinction of meum and
tuum, his most notable characteristic is
singularly abstemious habits.
CAPTURE OF MRS. HEDPETIT.
Sax Francisco, Dec. 30.—0n Decem
ber 14th Detective Robert A. Pinkerton
was in this city paying a social visit.
When he was about to return East he re
ceived a telegram from Chief of Police
Harrigan of St. Louis stating that he be
lieved that two of the robbers were on
this coast. Siibsequently similar infor
mation was wired to Chfef Crowley, giv
ing a description of the men. Among
other things he stated that a trunk had
been shipped to Oakland to Marion Hed
peth, but it was addressed to Florence A.
Waterman, a woman who is supposed to
be the robber's wife.
Chief Crowley after receiving the tele
gram, turned the matter over to Cap
tain Lees, and at the request of Chief
Ilarrigan. Lees, Crowley and Pinkerton
were asked to co-operate in the search lor
From further information received
frori llarrigan it was learned that one of
the vnen cunld be found in Los Angeles.
Pinkerton and Ross Whittaker there
fore proceeded to that city and there
found Albert Denton Sly, one of the rob
bers, lie was conducting a saloon.
After his arrest upon his person was
found the watch stolen from the mes
senger of the train.
V% hen Pinkerton left for Los Angeles
he telegraphed for his Portland man to
come to this city and assist Captain Lees
during his absence.
Meanwhile Lees, assisted by Detectives
Sihey, Byram and Cody, kept a sharp
lookout lor the trunk, which was in
Wells, Fargo A: Co.'s express office in
Oakland. Ever since the 14th of the
month the oilice has been shadowed
night and day.
Yesterday the watchful officers wore
rewarded by seeing Florence Waterman
walk into Wells-Kargo's office and in
quire for the trunk. Of course she did
not find it, for it was already in the pos
session of Captain Leos.
About half an hour before the woman
called at the express office she rented a
room in Oakland, telling the landlady
that she expected a widowed sister to ar
rive that day from Salt Lake City, and
she wanted to have her trunk sent to the
Alter the woman left the express office
she gave the officers a very lively chase.
It was raining fearfully, but she went
heroically on, plodding around block
after block, until finally the detectives,
tiring of sprinting in the rain, clapped
on a little extra sail, overtook the tleeing
beauty, arrested her and brought her to
Captain Lees says the woman refuses
to talk at all, but she does not deny any
thing, not even that she is the wife "of
Hedpeth. She will probably be held as
Whittaker and Pinkerton came up
from Los Angeles on Sunday evening
with Sly in cha/ge. They were met at
Modesto by CaDtain Lees. Sly consented
to go right on Hast, after Lees had ex
plained to him that it would only be a
matter of two weeks before the extradi
tion papers would arrive. Consequently
the party took the evening train for Sac
ramento and there caught the Eastern
An effort will be made to induce the
woman to tell what she knows, but the
outlook is not promising.
Captain Lees says there was clothing in
the trunk, but declines to go into details
concerning its contents.
Heavy Gales Blowing 1 Alone the At
New York, Dec. 30.—There is no com
munication between this city and Sandy
Hook, the gale of the past forty-eight
| hours having torn down the telegraph
wires. No news has yet been received at
the Quarantine Station concerning the
vessels at Sandy Hook during the past
twenty-four hours, and maritime circles
are greatly exercised as to what steam
ships and other craft are lying outside the
bay waiting for the wind to abate. A
gale is blowing off the shoio thirty miles
an hour, and many smaller vessels are
having a hard time to keep their anchor
age. The Egyptian Monarch is the only
steamer which arrived at quarantine this
morning, but no report has yet been re
ceived from her, the quarantine wires not
being in good order.
Highlands Light (Mass.), Dec. 30.—
An unusually northwest gale prevails
to-nigfn, blowing forty-miles an hour.
Several large schooners are anchored in
tho bay in dangerous positions.
Marriage of Gen. Sherman's Daughter
to a Boston Plu-sielan.
Washington, Dec. 30.—Tho marriage
of Miss Rachel Sherman, daughter of the
lato General W. T. Sherman, and Dr.
Paul Thorndyke of Boston, was solem
nized at high noon to-day at the residence
of Senator Sherman, in the presence of a
largo number of friends, relatives and
high officials from here and all par is of
the country. Father Sherman, brother
of the bride, performed the marriage
ceremony. After the coremony a recep
tion was held and the guests partook of a
wedding breakfast. Among those pres
ent were the President and Mrs. Harri
son, Mrs. McKee, Viee-I'resident and
Mrs. Morton, Secretary Blame, Miss
Blame, Mr. and Mrs. I)amrosch, Secre
taries Rusk and Tracy, Senator and Mrs.
Stanford, Sir Julian and Lady Paunce
fote, the Misses Panncefote, General
Alexander and Admiral and Mrs. Frank
Reciprocity Arrangements Signed.
Washington, Dec. 80.—Reciprocity
arrangements were signed to-day by
Secretary Blame with the Ministers of
Guatemala and Salvador for their re
spective countries. The arrangements
with Guatemala require the approval of
the Congress of that, country, but it is ex
pected the arrangements with Salvador
will go into operation on February Ist
HEAVY WINDS UP NORTH.
MOST SEVETIE STORM OF THE
SEASON ON THE SOUND.
Several Vessels Badly Damaged by
Being Blown Against tho
Special to the Record-Union.
Seattlk (Wash.), Dec. 30.—The storm
on the Sound yesterday was the most
severe of the season. A number of steam
ers were blown against the wharves and
damaged to an extent of several hundred
dollars. Trains were badly delayed and
telegraph wires prostrated. In the
mountains a large amount of timber was
blown down, many trees failing on the
wires and railroad track. No serious
casualties have been reported, but it is
feared vessels along the coast have suf
As the Bailey Gatzert was leaving the
Commercial whari for Tacoma she was
caught by the wind broadside and driven
against the wharf. The steamer Fleet
wood tried to swing her round, but
caught the line in her wheel and was dis
abled. The tug Mystic then pulled her
around, but no sooner let go than the
Gatzert was driven back. She drilled
along the water-front and struck the
Merchants' wharf, damaging it consider
ably and knocking oil' nity feet of her
guard, and shifting her machinery. The
Mystic again caught her, towed her into
the bay and left her to start for Tacoma,
but it was found that her rudder was
broken. She began drifting again, and
was towed over to West Seattle.
The three-masted schooner Viking,
loading lumber at Smith's Cove wharf,
was anchored 200 yards north of the
wharf when the wind struck her. She
dragged her anchors, and was driven
broadside against the wharf. Six bents
of trestle were knocked out and timbers
scattered around. A huge crossbeam
was driven through her bulwark and
stuck fast. The port side was torn open
for sixty feet near the bow. The damage
is estimated at $3,000.
The four-masted schooner Bangor, on
her first trip, was loading lumber at the
same place, and also dragged her anchors.
She was driven broadside against the
wharf by the wind, smashed her bul
warks and beat holes in her sides. The
damage is about $10,000. A number of
piles were knocked out and the trestle
damaged so that the Lake Shore trains
could not safely use the track.
The boats on Lake Washington are all
tied up. Lakes Washington and Som
nriamish are higher than known in the
memory of the oldest settlers, and the
waves washed out the Lake Shore Kail
road on Lake Sommarnish, but not
enough to stop the trains.
Numerous trees fell across the Lake
Shore track between Wardenville and
Snohomish, tearing down the telegraph
wires. The wires were all down on the
Montana Southern. Nothing was learned
of the condition of the road till to-day.
All telegraph wires were down till this
ovening. The worst breaks were, north
of Wardenville and on the North Pacific
between here and Black River Junction.
The telephone wires were down in this
city a great part of the day. The electric
line of the Union Trunk lines to Lake
Washington were blockaded by fallen
Money Order and Postal Koto Offices
to be Established.
Washington, Dec. 30. — Postoffice
money order offices will be established
on the Ist of next month at the following
California—Pacific Grove, Monterey
County; Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz
County; Brownsville, Y'uba County;
Chino, San Bernardino County; Olive,
Orange County; Rialto, San Bernardino
County; Upper Luke, Lake County; Du
arte, Los Angeles County; Needles, San
Oregon—Philomoth, Benton County;
Elkton, Douglas County; Waldport, Ben
Washington—Hadlack, Jefferson Coun
ty; Ilwaco, Pacific County; Tenino,
Thurston County; Castlerock, Cowlitz
County; Kelso, Cowlitz County; Marys
ville, Snohomish County; Orillia, King
Postal note offices will be established
as follows: In California, Poway, Sun
Diego County; Sime, Ventura County.
In Oregon, Yale, Klamath County.
Arrangements for the Press Club Trip
Pittsburo, December 30.—Arrange
ments for the trip of the International
Press Club League to California was
completed. Assistant General Passenger
Agent Boyd of the Pennsylvania Rail
road will have charge of the club train
from New York to San Francisco. The
run will be made over the Pennsylvania,
Chicago and Northwestern, Union Pa
cific. Denver and Rio Grande, and South
ern Pacific roads. The train consists of a
special engine, dining car, baggage and
six Pullman sleepers. From Chicago to
Omaha on the Northwestern a special
schedule has been arranged, and the run
will be the fastest iv the history of the
WHOLE JS'O. 15,660.
FROM THE ORIENT.
Fresh Developments Reported to
Have Taken Place in China.
A NOTED BRIGAND LEADER STARTS
A Serious Form of Influenza Spreading
to an Alarming Extent Tliroughont
Europe—Labouchero's Org^in Thinks
Canada's Only Course Is to Bocomo
Attached to the United States— The
Revolt In Brazil Continues.
Special to the Recoup-Union.
Vancouver (B. C), Bee. 30.—A Yoko
hama correspondent of the Nm Adver
tiser says: Fresh developments have
taken place in China. Affairs had scarcely
settled down after the riots on the Yang
tse Kiang River when news was received
of a rising in the north, which, as far as
we can discover at present, must have
been a very serious affair. The afiair,
which has by this time become known
throughout the east as a Mongolian re
volt (it really occurred in Manchuria),
began on November 9th. It seems mat a
young Chinese officer stationed in the
city of Choo Yang, just outside of the
great wall, and bordering on Manchuria,
took it into his head to attack the strong
hold of a brigand chief some distance to
the northward. The bandit in question
was ;i man of considerable influence, hav
ing a following of about 1,000 men.
The Choo Yang officer having taken the
stronghold, retired to his own station.
Boon after, the bandit, seizing a favor
able opportunity, attacked the officer's
station and put the srarrison to the
sword. Having subjugated the city the
brigand leader raised the standard of re
bellion, and, giving battle to the impe
rialist troops, defeated them. Reinforce
ments were, however, sent north from
Ti nt-in, and the latest news is to the
effect that the Government forces have
met and dispersed the rebels, retaining
the city of Choo Yang.
The most alarming telegrams have
been published, describing the murder
of Christians, ravishing and massacre of
pans and other horrible crimes, but it is
believed these stories are unfounded.
A -evore gale took place in Hongkong
on the 3d of December. Springing up in
the afternoon from the northward, it
found the great British colony practically
defenseless. The Empress of India and
other steamers dragged their anchors,
and two vessels colliding wore in immi
nent danger of being wrecked at the same
time. Many smaller vessels were lost,
and the loss of life among the native pop
ulation is estimated among the thousands.
NO MOKE TROL'IU.i: FKARKD.
San Francisco, Dec. .30.—The steam
ship Oceanic arrived from China and
Japan this afternoon, bringing Chinese
advices to December 2d and Japanese
advices to December 16th. The latest ad
vices from the scene of the salt riot at
Tekhua are to the effect that the General
commanding the Government forces has
issued a proclamation to the townspeople
to resume their business, as they need
fear no more trouble from the rebels.
The latter, to the number of :j<)o, have
fortified themselves in a small town
some distance from Tekhua. The Xic.e
roy objects to the proposal of the General
of the Imperial forces that he bombard
the town, as the Viceroy fears innocent
persona will sutler thereby. The Viceroy
recommends a siege of the place.
The official report states that 800 rebels
and 100 of the Govern merit troops were
killed or wounded in the Tekhua engage
ment. The mandarin who had charge of
the Salt Liken office at Tekua is in prison
The North China News says the foreign
Consuls at Hankow have made a joint
protest to Viceroy Chang Chi Thung
against the Hunan publications and pla
Reports of the massacre of Christians at
Kinchow, in Manchuria, not far from
Hew Cuans. have been received, but were
not generally credited.
THE PREVAILING DISEASE.
Influenza Epidemic In Many Parts of
London, Dec. 30.—The influenza is
epidemic in the eastern part ofthe county
of Kent. In Dover, one of the principal
towns of the county, the authorities are
attempting to stamp out the disease by
the rigorous application of laws pertain
ing to the public health, which make it
an offense for a person suffering with the
contagious disease to visit public places.
It is generally conceded by medical au
thorities that the influenza is a contagi
ous disease. Consequently a number of
persons suffering from that malady and
who frequented public places "were
charged with violating the health laws.
Three of them were convicted and each
fined £5. This is believed to be the first
instance, in England at least, of persons
Buffering from influenza being lined for
endangering the public health by coming
in contact with the general public.
Romk, Dec. 30.—The influenza, in a
serious form, is prevalent in Italy.
Stockholm, Dec. "o.—The influenza
has spread to an alarming extent in this
city. Hundreds of new cases are re
ported daily. The mortality is 10 percent.
Lonpo.v, Dec. 30.—1n thecityof Cantor
bury so many people are ill with the in
fluenza that many business establish
ments have been compelled to close on
account of lack of hands. An epidemic
resembling influenza is causing ravages
among horses at Normanton. Work baa
been stopped in the pits and thousands of
miners are idle.
FUTURE OF CANADA.
Her Only Course to Become a Part of
tuo United States.
London, Dec. 30.—T)"iith, Labouehere's
paper, publishes an article on Canada's
future, drawn out by the troubles in the
Province of Quebec. Truth says it is tho
manifest destiny of the Dominion to be
come a new United States or to becoirso
attached to the great republic. The
change is inevitable, and the sooner it oc
curs the better. The emancipation of tho
grotesque Dominion and its absorption
in tho United States would bo a benefit to
the Canadians and also to Great Britain.
j Such a course would relieve Great Brit
ain of the necessity of engaging in trans-
Atlantic squabbles in which she has no
concern. It would, moreover, give the
Canadians that energy and enterprise
which no mere colonists can possess.
The only sufferers would be the Indians,
who would be transferred to the tender
mercies of what probably is the most cor
rupt and rascally institution on earth,
the Washington Indian Bureau. The
paper further says Canada once free, Aus
tralia would soon follow. The talk of
Australian loyalty to the British crown,
Truth says, is all buncombe.
Brazil Not Yet Quieted.
Nkw Tone, Dec. 30.—The Herald's Rio
Janeiro dispatch says: The revolt at
Desterro against the Governor continues.
There seems to be a prospect for another
outbreak at Yaguarou, which refuses to.
i submit to Peixotto's. orders.