PJ-IOGNTX, TUESDAY MOrcrSTHSTG, MAY 27, 1890.
CONGRESS AT WORK
Flic Naval Appropriation
A Lively Discussion in the
IHalr floes oil' Wrong1, as Ustinl-
Exclmlinpr Salacious Papers
From the .Mails In the House.
Washington, Miiv 20. In the Senate
today the oath of office was administered
by Vice-President .Morton to Carlisle as
senator from Kentucky.
Senator Sherman presented petitions
in favor of excluding from the mails the
Police Gazette and similar publications.
Plumb introduced a bill to provide for
the purchase of silver for use as lawful
money, the bill having been prepared
St. John, of New York, deferred to the
finance committee, l'lumb offered a
resolution instructing the finance com
mittee to prepare and report in connec
tion ith the tariff bill, a statement
showing the duties levied under exist
ing law, the duties as they would be
under the Houo bill and the duties
under the bill to lc reported
by the committee. The resolution was
passed. The pending question, next
taken up, was Cookroll's amendment to
strike out from the naval appropriation
bill the provision for three heavily
armed battle ships to cost four millions
each. There was a lengthy debate on
this, Cockrell commenting on the recom
mendations of the Secretary of the Navy
for the construction of a largo number
of vessels. "There is no occasion,"
said Cockrell, "for the construction
of coast defenses or for the
increase of the naval establishment. It
is well for the Senate to remember that
the surplus is already gone. When leg
islation by this Congress is finished,
there will be no .surplus, and the people
of the United States might consider
themselves fortunate if taxes did not
have to be increased.
There is no necessity for the con
struction of great battle ships.. The
American tlag is perfectly safe in every
part of the earth, and the United States
can rely on securing justice without any
manifestations of physical or visible
Voorhees said that the American peo
ple no more favored increasing the navy
and having a great standing navy than
they favored having a great standing
army, lie had taitli in the ability of the
American people to get ready for war
believer an emergency arose.
liutler spoke vigorously in favor of the
intendment and regretted that it was
nut in his power to vote for eight instead
of three buttle ship-.
He 1iom.m1 that all our difficulties
mitfht Ik" settled by negotiation or arbi
tration, but so long as human nature
s ax it i, it was unsafe to assume that
the Tinted States was in no danger of
collision with some foreign power.
Mr. lilair moved to amend the pro
viiion for three battle ships by inserting
a provision that it shall not be available
until the government of Great Britain
hall lie requested by tlie rresidcnt ;
to withdraw all her naval forces I
from American waters and to dismantle I
her naval stations on lth South and
North America and the adjacent islands,
nd shall have declined or neglected for
one year to do so.
llawley said that a proposition from
a nation'already disarmed to get Great
Britain to disarm was simply ludicrous.
While he was as much "in favor of
jeace as anybody, he did not conceive of
in any way departing from the teaching
of the Holy Scripture in favor of being
prepared against violence and gross in
itistice. There were some times in the
history of the world when, for the sake
of manhood and patriotitm, for the sake
of God and country, a people must light,
and these were days that lifted a people
out of the worship" of the almighty (fol
iar. Mr. Hale spoke of the defenseless con
dition of the 1'acille Coast, and the ex
tensive llritish works and naval stations
in British Columbia when he visited
that place last year.
lilmr's amendment was rejected, as
was also Cockrells, the latter by a vote
of :!," to 18. The bill was then passed.
Mitchell offered a resolution, which
was agreed to, instructing the committee
on pensions to report an amendment to
the pension laws, providing in a more
li'ieral manner for the widows, mi
nor children and dependent relatives
of deceased soldiers.
The Senate then adjourned.
Ill till HtlllSI.
III the absence of Speaker Heed the
House was called to order hv Clerk Me
l'herson. On motion of MeKinlcy, Rep
resentative Burrows, of Michigan, was
elected speaker pro tern, and took the
chair amidst applause.
After the passage of several district
bills the House adjourned.
ONK MOIIK ACCOM 1'I.ICK.
:Mrii;r l'ronf Thnt the Hl;hlliuler
Yesterday the sheriff arrested Lee
Bong, in Chinatown, charged with be
ing accessory to the murder of Wong
The murder, it will be remembered,
was committed at the Chinese vegetable
;garden at hum Gray's ranch, on last
Friday night, All Chee doing the shoot
ing. At the coroner's inquest, held on
.Saturday, it was shown that Chee was
.accompanied to the placo where his vic
tim was sleeping by two other Chinese,
who were arrested as accomplices imme
diately after the inquest, and it was be-
Moved bvtlio ollicers at tho time thnt the
three assassins lielonged to a high
binders soeiety, that had selected Cheo
to do the killing, and that the two had
gono along to see that the job was
Immediately following these- arrests
the ollicers received information that
ono more man had accompanied Cheo to
the garden on the night of the murder
ana, by a little clever detective work,
the arrest of Lee Bong was followed.
The case will be one of the first to re
ceive the attention of the Territorial
Samoa'a New Onvvrtimciit.
Auckland, May 20. Advices from
Samoa are that the British, German and
American Consuls havo established a
new government and opened the custom
tlumi('l I'rom the Dome.
l'.Uiis,May 20. A girl, twenty-one
years of age, committed suicide yester
day, by leaping from the tower of the
cathedral of Notre Dame.
Carson anil Ciiliirailn l'.iinil.
San Fisancisco, May 20. The report
of the Carson and Colorado railroad,
California division, filed today with the
Hailway Commission, is complete in all
its details. The road is a narrow gauge
and the California division carries a
debt of $102,000 in Ixuids and $51)7,800
floating debts. It has cost in round
figures of paid in stock and IkjikIs I!000
per mile. The division is 10S miles long
and has five stations.
I'oitTi.ANi), Oregon, May 20. News
was received today of the drowning of
George 1'. Ward near Oak Point, on the
Columbia river. Ward was standing
on the deck of tho steamer Harvey Stag,
and as the Iwat was nearing the landing
a deck hand pushed the gang plank
against Ward, forcing him into the
river. All efforts to rescue the body
ONCE M0 KB.
TIIKV l.()Vi:i) NOT WI.SKI.Y IllIT
Hit' United States (iriinil .Inry
After Scime More Violator of the
Fanny Green and Charles Willams
spent last night in the classic shades of
the county jail.
Fanny and Charles are colored, and
tho blood of sunny Africa courses warm,
too warm, through their diiHky veins.
Fanny is a single woman, tall and
buxom and well formed, and of the com
plexion of a chunk of anthracite coal.
Charles is tall, too, and lithe, but he is
of tho nut brown color that dis
tinguishes navy plug tobacco. Charles
is moreover a married man and,
as he was formerly porter at one of
the hotels in this city, is
well known about town.
It is now a little more than a year
ago that Charles met Fanny, who was
then a domestic employed on the Gray
ranch, southeast of the city. The fact
that Charles had a wife at home did
not, seemingly, prevent him from seek
ing fresh pastures abroad and, in u few
short weeks after the acquaintance was
formed, he was milking hot love to
Fanny nt least, that is the natural
inference from results that followed.
Not many weeks ngo Fanny was dis
covered by her mother, nlso employed
at the Gray ranch, to lie in a very" in
teresting condition and very shortly
afterwards a child was born as the re
sult of her indiscretion. Then the
case was laid before the United
States grand jury, with the result that
when thnt lodv made its linal report
last week it handed in indictments
against the couple for violation of the
provisions of the Edmunds net.
They were arraigned before Judge
KibK-y yesterday and held to bail in
the sum of $200 each in default of
which amount they wero locked up.
Till: VACILLATING 1'KIKST.
Ilo lias Again Tnrnril Ci Willi IIIh Wlfe
Montiikai,, May 20. Uev. Mr. Martin,
tho ex-Catholic priest, who caused a
sensation a short timo ngo by an
nouncing that he would return to tho
Catholic church and then disappeared
from public view, leaving his wife, at
tended services at tliu Presbyterian
church yesterday morning with his
Ho said tonight that having become
discouraged through ill health and ina
bility to support his family, ho made an
agreement with tho Arch-Bishop to
return to the Catholic Church on condi
tion that his family be provided
for. He then went down to the Trap
pists' .Monastery, where the Abbot
bad been instructed to receive
him as his priest. Going into the re
treat he found tho domestic ties too
strong, and accordingly returned to his
family. The Arch-Bishop was seen to
night but had little to say. The Prot
estant clergy are much perplexed over
tho man's vagaries.
Sir Mni'Onmili! Tiikra Water.
Cinc.Uio, May 20. A special from
Ottawa says the Dominion government
has informed the owners of sealing ves
sels on tho Pacific Coast that they can
offer no assurance that their vessels will
bo free from molestation. If caught by
tho American cruisers in Behring sea
and hunting seal in those waters, they
must take tho responsibility for what
The Turn Vereln,
Kansas Cirv, May 25. The twenty
second annual meeting of tho Turn
Vereiji of tho Missouri valley occurred
yesterday. During tho games one of the
reviewing stnnds collapsed, precipitating
tho occupants to the ground, painfully
Important Change in the
Public Land Law.
The World's Fair Commis
sioners at Large.
Wilson's Substitute for the Original
Package. Bill Stewart Wants to
Know Northern Pacilic Lands.
i'iUl.,.-n. -m... .1.1 in a i
WAsuiNoroN, May 20,-rhe bonnlc
coiiiiiimecou puonoiniKisiouay reported
a voluminous substitute for the House
bill to repeal tho timber culture laws.
The bill repeals the timber culture act
of 1878, except as to Nebraska, and all
acts supplementary thereto, witli the
provisos that no valid rights under the
act shall bo disturbed. The act of 1877
making provision for tho sale of desert
lands is amended by the addition of a i
section governing the issue of patents
for lands to bo irrigated, and giving
parties the right to associate together
in tho construction of irrigating canals
and ditches. The bill further
provides that no public lands lie offered
at public sale except abandoned military
reservations and isolated and discon
nected fractions of sections. Provision
ismado for entering townsites in Alaska,
limited to 100 ncrcs, and for the ncquir
nieiit of tracts not exceeding 100 acres
in extent by manufacturing or trade
associations at $2.50 an acre. From
the operations of these provisions, are
excepted coal lands and lands contain
ing precious metals, public reservations,
fish culture lands on tho Kodae and
and Afaguak islands the Pribyemon
group, and tracts of lands not exceeding
(M0 acres in extent occupied ns mission
ary stations. The right to regulate tho
taking and protecting of salmon is nbo
reserved. Townsite entries may be
made by incorporated towns and cities
on mineral lands, but they shall not ac
quire title to any vein of mineral ore.
WOULD S FAIR COMMISSIONERS.
The President this afternoon
pol..d the World's Fair Commissioners' J
at largo as follows : August K. Bullock, I
Massachusetts, with Henry Ingalls, of
Maine, ns alternate; Thomas W. Pal
mer, of Michigan, with Jo.-eph Oliver, of
Indiana, as alternate; Richard C.
Korins, of Missouri, with Robert W.
Furnas, of Nebraska, as alternate;
Kdwin II. Ainmdiown. of New York,
with Gordon Waller, ol New York, as
alternate; Peter A. B. Weaver, of Penn
sylvania, with John W. Chalfnnt, of
Pennsylvania, as alternate; Samuel
W. Ininau, of Georgia, with Wm. Lin
say, of Kentucky, as alternate; Henry
Exull, of Texas, with Henry L. King, of
Texas, ns Alternate; .Mark L. McDonald,
of California, with Tlnw. Burke, of
Washington, as alternate.
Tho President today signed the com
missions of the world's fair commis
sioners nominated by tho Governors of
tho various States and Territories.
WANTS hTATi: CONTHOI,.
Wilson, of Iowa, from the senate judi
ciary committee, to-day reported the
following substitute for tho original
package liquor bill, now under consid
eration. "Thnt when any intoxicating liquors
aro transported from ono State or
Territory to another, or from any foreign
country, such liquors shall, when tho
actual and continuous trnnsportaiton of
the same shall havo terminated, bo con
sidered to linve ceased to xi subject to
the interstate commerce law and
be a part of tho common mass
of property within such State or Terri
tory and subject to the respective
powers of the State or Territory in
respect of all police regulations, prohi
bition regulations or taxation.
STi:VAIlT WANTS TO KNOW.
The Semite todnv ndnntr-d the rcsohi-
tion introduced by Stewart calling
r. ll,,i Snerolnrt. nf tl.o Intorhir for in.
formation as to how much of tho money
appropriated for irrigation surveys last
year was devoted to topographic sur
veys, and by what authority.
failed to Annr.i:.
The conference committee on the San
Francisco post of lice site again failed to
reach a decision today. There will be
nnother meeting on Wednesday.
was introduced by Senator
to-day providing that no
patent issued to tho Northern l'a
cifle Railroad company shall be con
strued to convey title to any mineral
lands, iron and coal lands excepted."
an a(ikki:mi:nt hkaciii:.
The confreres on the customs adminis
trative bill has reached an agreement.
The law is to take effect August 1st, but
tho section providing for tho appoint
ment of nine general appraisers goes
into effect at once.
No quorum was present nt tho meet
ing of tho House committee on census
today, but those in attendance decided
to make no change in the questions to
be asked by the census enumerators.
The Hanta l'o Will Now Opernte the St.
I.. & S, I'.
New Yokk, May 2(1. Tho Atchison,
Topeka it Santa Fo today formally as
sumed control of the St. Ixniis & San
At a special meeting of the Directors
of tho latter company, Jesso Seligman,
George Cannell, Horace Porter, Bryce
Gray,IIenry K.MclIaig, li.Scligmnnnnd
Henry L. Morrell resigned, and their
places were filled by Baring Bros., Geo.
C. Magoun. Jno. J. McCook, Win.
Lubley, Cecil Baring, Aldcn Sheare and
Allen Manvel, representing the Atchi
son. Henry L. Morrel resigned the vice
Presidency, and J. W. Itcinhart was
elected in his place. Henry L. Morrell
was appointed Second Vice-President
and General Manager.
llcllevlng Shipwrecked Sailors.
San Francisco, May 20. The steamer
Karlah will sail in a few days to relieve
thosurvhors of the wrecked steamer
Oneida, on Sarat island.
Dr. MneLennnn yesterday laid upon
Tin: Hepuumc Vs table, some . samples
of the finest wheat ever grown in the
Salt Uiver valley, from the ranch of
i). li. Wallace. Tlie stalks of the wheat
wero live feet long, and tho heads well
niled with plump grain.
THE WORLD OF SPOItT.
Ol'KKIMI Ol' TIIK SritlKR HACKS
The llrookljn Derliy Call Out n
Crnwil at Oravesend How the.
I.atonia, .May 20 The opening day of
tho spring races drew out a largo crowd.
The weather was fair but the track was
a trifle heavy. Five races wero on tho
First race Three-year-olds and up
wards, one mile, Major Tom won,
Nidette second, Germania third. Time
Second race three year olds and up
wards, one milo and twenty yards,
Birthday won, San Ardo second, Rollin
Hawley third. Time 1 :47J.
Third race Three-year-olds and up
ward, one mile and a sixteenth, Sports
man won, Flight second, Catalpa third.
Time 1 :K.
Fourth race, 3-year-olds and upwards,
mile and a half Huntress won, Out
liouiid second. (Only two starters.)
Fifth race, two-year-olds, half a mile
Woodford won, Milt Young second,
Khody Gale third. Time 0:53.
Itli; Cmmls at Coney Island.
Guavkshnd, May 20. Six events were
hung up on the programme today, among
them being the Brooklyn Derby. The
result was a very largo attendance, and
although the weather was threatening
there was some good racing.
First race Half a mile Civil Service
won, vicrulditic second, Tormenter
Second race Mile and one eighth
Wilfred won, Salvini second, Eon third.
Third race Tho Brooklyn Derby,
mile and one-quarter Burlington won,
Torso second, Kenwood third. Time,
Fourth race Three-fourths of a mile,
Grcgorv won, Bella B second, Eolo
third. "Time 1:15.
Fifth race Five-eighths of a mile,
Retribution won, Servitor second,
Pestilence third. Time 1:02'.
Sixth race One mile, Quezal won,
Manola second, Sain Wood third. Time
In the first race Civil Service and
Geraldine ran a dead heat. Tho owner
of Geraldine refused to run it off. Tho
purse and bets were given to Civil
ON TIIK DIAMOND.
Chicago, Clewhinil anil Philadelphia, Win
ner In the llrotherhooil (innies.
Boston, May 20 Tho local Brother
hood Club lost today's game by bad ball
playing, although outbatting their op
ponents. Attendance 1,000.
lloston . ooiiooai 2 8
Chll-ngn 1 1 o 2 0 o o 5 l v
Hits Iloton 11. Chicago 1(1.
Krrors Boston 7, ChicuKii 8.
lSiittcrlc Unillwnrnc mid Kelly, llaldwln and
Parrel. Umpires, Ferguson and llolhert.
Ni:w Yokk, May 20. The Cleveland
Brotherhood club easily defeated tho
New York's this afternoon. Attendance
1100. Score :
New York .... 1000000102
Cleveland 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0-0
lilts New York 10, Cleelnnd 10.
Error New York 5, Cleveland 4.
lliilterips EwIiik mid Murphy, Ilakely and
Umpires Matthews mid (limning.
I'iuladislimiia, May 20. The Brothor-
! l"1 Glltc was called at the end of the
sixth lllllillg Oil llCCOUllt (if HUH. At-
tendance, 1,000. Score:
Philadelphia .. .0 5 1 0 0 0
llull'alo 0 0 0 0 0 0
HitH- l'hllailelphia .", Ilulnilo '-'.
Krron-l'hllndelphlalt. llull'alo 2.
Ilutteries Knell and Cros, Kcefo and Maek.
Umpires Humes and fliill'ney.
I,eii;iie Winners and I.nscrd.
Ni:w Yokk, May 20. Karl's error
and extreme good luck enabled the New
York League club to defeat tho Chicago's
Attendance .SOU. score:
l o o o .t o o ft
1 2 o a o o u o u .1
Hits New York ft, Chlcnen 11.
Errors New York 2, ('IiIciiro I.
Ilutteries Kussle and lluckley, Iluchlnson
Bkooki.yn, May 2(1. Despite the un
pleasant weather, tho Brooklyn and
Cleveland League clubs played their
second game to-day. Attendance, 200.
llrooklyn 0 0 110 0 2 4 08
Cleveland ..0 0 0 0 0 0 0 U 22
Hit's llrooklyn, 10: Cleveland, 11.
Krrors llrooklyn, 2: Cleveland, ft.
Ilatterles Corruthers mid Dily, Wadsworth
I'iiii.adiu.i'Uia, May 20. The Pittsburg-Philadelphia
league game was
called in tho 4th inning today on ac
count of rain, the score standing one to
Ciiic.Kio, May 20. The American As
sociation games at Rochester, Philadel
phia and Syracuse today were postponed
on account of rain.
At Brooklyn Brooklyn 8, Colum
Tin: Kki'uiii.ican is issued every day
in the year and tho subscription price
is ifl a month, or $10 a year.
An Exciting Finish Fight
in San Francisco.
Jack Davis Knocked Out by
A Shore, Sharp and Decisive Contest
Scieuce Proven Better Than
Mere; Brute Strength.
San Fkaxcis.co, May 20. Fifteen
hundred members of the Occidental
Club witnessed the fight to a finish be
tween Joe Choyneski, the heavy-weight
who gave Corhett such a hard and
stubborn light with skin gloves, on a
barge near Benicia about a year
ago, and Jack Davics, of Omaha,
who came here with considerable
reputation ns it rusher. The fight
was for n purse of $1,500; $250 to the
loser. Davis's previous record was
somewhat shrouded in mystery, and in
consequence the local betting men were
shy about laying much money, even at
the large odds offered, which increased
from $10 to $7, to $20 to $9 before
the men entered the ring. Ed. Grnney
and Ciias. Tellerson attended Choynski,
and Sherman and Kelleher were behind
Davis. Both men wero in tho pink of
condition. Choynski weighed 105 and
Davis 170 pounds. Frank Crockett
was referee and time was called at 9:45.
In the lirst round Davis created surprise
by his confident front, rushing
Choynski to the ropes several times.
Towards the close there was a sharp
battle at short arm range, Choynski
tripping and falling heavily.
Hound 2 Davis came up strong and
continued his rushing tactics, landing
a heavy lxdy blow which knocked
Choynski to the lloor. Then followed
furious lighting on lioth sides, Davis
showing great ttrength while Choynski
evened up matters with his superior
science and ability in getting out of the
way. At the close of the round both
were very much distressed and it was
evident the fight would be a short one.
Bound 3 The men started in without
any preliminary sparring at hard slug
ging, Davis showing up much superior
in reach. Choynski was knocked to the
lloor twice in this round, retaliating to
ward the close of the round with a hard
left in the wind, and Davis' stock was
on the rise.
Hound 4 Davis landed his left on
Choynski's mouth, knocking him again
to the lloor, and Joe rose perceptably
groggy. A clinch followed, and at the
break Davis landed heavily on Choyn
ski's ear, flooring him. Choynski's re
cuperative powers here stood him in
good stead, and while on the retreat
he landed right and left heavily
on Davis' neck. At the call of timo
both wero very groggy and were led to
Hound 5 Choynski recovered his
wind, and with scientific leading landed
two blows to Davis' one. At thcclose of
the round Choynki landed a heavy
right-hander on Davis neck.knocking
him to the ropes in a demoralized con
dition. Hound 0 Both were vicious and
landed heavy right-handers on each
other's stomiichs. Choynski now used
his left almost entirely and succeeded
in jabbing Davis in the neck and wind
repeatedly without a
Umalia man was i
much fatigued, anil
plainly getting very
id Choynski's science
Hound 7 Choyneski landed a heavy
left blow on Davis' mouth, followed by
the right on the ear. Davis rushed and
landed his left on Joe's face twice.
Choyneski then got in two heavy left
handers on tho Omaha man's mouth,
Davis spitting blood copiously.
Hound 8 Davis rushed as usual, but
met with a heavy right and left on tho
mouth, knocking him to the lloor. On
Ids arising the dose was repeated, and
nt the sound of the gong he was on tlie
lloor unable to move.
Hound !) Choynski knocked Davis
down, but the latter got up and was sent
to tlio lloor again by a mow on me jaw.
Ho arose gamely and faced Choyjiski,
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Davis fell on his face and was counted
out. Chovnski was declared tho winner.
From start to finish it was a most
excellent exhibition, and up to the
eiL'btii round was either man's fight.
Chovnski depended entirely upon his
remarkable left hand, while Davis
great strength mid terriflic rush
mi' nuniiticH almost finished the
liL'ht at several stages. Davis was con
siderably punished about the face, but
Choynski was not marKCd, aunougn ne
was very wchk at me uim oi vnu ngiu.
FICKSII WATS roil TIIK COAST.
Armour A; Co. Preparlnj; tn ftstahllsh a
llraneh House at TrUco.
San FitANCisco, May 20. Miller and
Lux, the Southern Packing Company
and Phil 1). Armour, of Chicago, are
preparing plans for the erection of a
million dollar slaughter house, packing
house and cold-storage house combined,
which will be of sullicient enpacity to
supply not only the entire Pacific Coast
with dressed and packed meat, but reach
out for business in British Columbia
and wherever there is a prospect of a
market. Recently the railroad company
laid a cut route of a diroct line between
this city and Milbrne, over its original
right of way into this city, granted to
tho Western Pacific company. This
line contemplates the construction of a
iiiiinei tiirougii utu iiigner iinia uuuk ui
Hunter's Point. The lund east of the
present line, and south of Hunter's
Point, is largely owned by Miller
& Lux, and it is on this tract
that the packing house will lie con
structed, providing other arrangements
are completed. The site will afford
ready communication by rail and water.
It is proposed in tho first place to sup
ply the const with fresh meat of all de
scription by m Jims of cold storage and
in the second to pack beef and pack on
the same scaleand plan that it is done
in the east.
BINGHAM IS SAFE.
San Francisco, May 26. The suit to
oust Supervisor Bingham on tlie ground
that he was not a resident of the first
ward, from which he wa elected, and
that he was therefore not eligible to
election, resulted today in the Court
granting the motion of Bingham's at
torney for a non suit, upon the ground
that no case had been made out.
H1IK XK.UtED II Kit PATIIKU.
San FiiANcihCO, May 20. Victoria
Valencia Marisfo, a young girl not quite
17 years old, committed suicide this
ufternoon by taking a dose of Hough on
Hats. No cause is known for the act
other than that she feared that her
father was going to attempt to get her
back to live with him again. He had
several times beaten her, and in con
sequence of this treatment she was
taken away from the family and given
in charge to the Boys and Girls Aid
Society. From there she found a home
with a Mrs. Kcllv. and when on Satur
day Marisco called to take her away she
sain sue wouiu iar ratner kiu nersen
than ever live with him again.
WANTS TIIK LOT.
San Fiiancisco, May 2(1. Today was
begun the trial of the suit, brought by K.
J. Baldwin to compel Hamilton II.
Houston to sell tlie property upon which
the Baldwin hotel now stands to the
plaintiir for the sum of $700,000. In his
complaint Baldwin claimed that he and
the defendant entered into nn agree
ment on May 25, 1889, by the terms of
which the property was to be sold at
the figure mentioned, but the defendant.
Houston, in his answer, denied ail
of plaintiffs allegations in reference
to such agreement.
1'OIITKAITS OI' COVKKNOKS.
John C, Fremont tho Ftmt to lteRpoml to
Governor Wollley recently wrote to all
of the ex-Governo'rs of Arizona, request
ing the honorable gentlemen to forward
to Pha'iiix portraits of themselves in
crayon or photographs, to Ie hung in
the executive chamlier of the Territory.
The first reply to this request, as fol
lows, was received yesterday :
Washington, 1). C, May 21, 1890.
Hon. Lkwis Woi.fi.ev, Governor of
Arizona My Dear Sir: Your letter of
the 12th inst. received tliit morning. So
soon as I well can I will havo the por
trait made as you request and sent to
you at Plucnix. You wil' permit me to
say that it gives me pleasure to know of
the thoroughness with which you are in
teresting yourself in the prosperity of
Arizona, nnd the progress of which such
details of refinement and form as you
propose are always sure indications.
Yours truly, ' John C. Fkk.mont.
A Itlval tu the Pedometer.
The edometer'B life of usefulness
seems to bo very seriously threatened by
a new French invention for recording
speed and distance traveled by man,
beast or vehicle. The inventor, E. J.
Marey, of the Institute of France, has
devised a very simple machine to which
the name odograph lias lieen given. It
draws or traces a curve on a traveling
band ol pajHT, which is a register Of the
speed with which a ieron walks or a
vehicle moves, ine recording meciinni
ism is not at all complicated and is no
likely to get out of order. It consists of
a cylinder covered with ruled paper and
revoiveu oy ciociiwurK. jn mis a siyms
actuated by a wheel which traverses" the
ground, marks the trace, and the stylus
moves at a rate proportional to the
wheel, while the paper moves past it at
right angles, with a velocity proportional
to the time. The slope of" tlie trace is a
record of the speed. The odograph is
capable of being adapted to special pur
poses, such as measuring the speed of
soldiers on the march, the rate that rail
road trains travel or the time made by
race horses on the track, and it is thought
that in the more general use which
promises to be made of this instrument
it will lie found to meet accurately nu
merous purposes for which some such
recorder has been needed.
Common Senup Almut Actors.
When we go to the theater our sole
concern is to sec a good play well acted,
and if performers could grasp this fact
they would earn far more respect than
is at present bestowed uion them. For
the private lift; of the actress we care
nothing, and of it we desiie to know ab
solutely nothing. Lady Maelieth may
lie the "blameless mother of Macbeth'
children ; Desdemona may have rightly
earned the Dtinmow flitch as the model
wife of Othello; these are points on
which it would bo impertinent on our
pnrt to inquire, our only legitimate con
cern being tlie extent to which the char
acters as drawn by the dramatist are
depicted by the plavers. Actors
and actresses would earn more respect
if they observed more reticence as to
their private proceedings, and drew a
more marked distinction between thoir
lives as individuals and as public per
formers. Changei! In Nnineii.
The Boston 7Yans ript't gossiper sug
gests that the fashion to woman's names
change every ten or fifteen years. For
instance, lie says, the Nancy epoch oc
curred early in tlie present century.
Then came the Martha Ann, Mary Jane
nnd Ann Eliza epochs in the order
named, the Mary Jane epoch dominat
ing the other two. The ijtisy epoch be
gan about 1835, after which came the
Helen, the Ida and the Ella epochs.
After these, Edith, Maud and Maliel
reigned, until they wero displaced by
the brood of names' to which tho affix
"ie" can be attached, which are now the
Thy your cases in the Courts, gentle
men, and not in the preis. Only shys
ters and pettifoggers resorts to the curb
stone and the newspapers.
Apaches Again at Their
Killing of a Prominent Los
This Settles the Question of (ieroiiimo
ami His Friends Returning
to the Territory.
Wii-oox, May 2(5. Robert Hardie, one
of the most prominent members of the
I8 Angeles bar and well known as a
lawyer all over California, was killed by
Apaches in Rucker canyon yesterday.
Hardie was in company with Dr. Haynes
at the time, the latter gentleman, how
ever, making his escae.
IIOIIV UltOUUIlT TO TOMIiSTONK.
Tomhstone, May 20. The body of
Robert Hardie, a well known lawyer of
Los Angeles, was brought in here Sun
day from the Chiricahmi mountains,
where he was killed by hostile Apaches
last Saturday. His companion, Dr.
Haynes, of Philadelphia, had his horse
shot from under him, and escaped by
mounting his dead friend's horse. The
Indians fired from an ambush. Both
men came here for their health two
weeks ago. Lawyer Hardie leaves a
wife and child in Los Angeles. The
coroner's jury appointed a coniinitte to
draft statements which will be wired to
San Fkancisco, May 20. The official
news of the murder of Robert Hardie,
a Los Angeles nttorney, by a band of
Apaches at Rucker Canyon, Arizona,
was received at army headquarters to
day. Speaking of the affair General
Miles said that "tho Indians are Kid
and his party, who attempted the life of
the agent at San Carlos in June, 1887,
and who were captured, tried by the
military authorities and sentenced to ten
years in the penitentiary at Fort
Leavenworth, but who were afterwards
in January, 1888, sent to Alcatraz. In
Octoler, 1889, they were released, nnd by
order of the authorities at Washington
were sent back to Arizona. At San
Carlos they ere arrested by the civil
authorities, tried and sentenced to be
hanged. They were again released
from the penitentiary at Columbus,
Ohio, and returned to Arizona to be
again tried, the United States Supreme
Court having decided that the United
States District Court for Arizona could
not try them. They were again tried
by the Civil Court of Arizona
and sentenced. While on the way
to the Ynma penitentiary in charge of
Sheriir Reynolds and a guard on the
2d of last " November they kille'd the
sheriir and escaped to Mexico
where they have been engaged in dedre
datious in'Sonora ever since". The killing
of Robert Hardie is the lirst crime com
mitted on United States teiritory since
Inst November. The Apaches secured
their arms from teamsters and prospect
ors murdered in Mexico. The Indians
at largo numbered only eight, and they
were, Kid. Meguee, Sayes, Washlanta.
La CohiijTonto, Bpt, Hasten,Tododynnd
Caddaydmin. Of tliese four are believed
to have been killed. Tho first four were
originally under sentence for four years,
the fifth and sixth for twelve years, and
tlie last two for life. Orders were issued
last November to all posts to. look out
for the escapes, and further orders were
issued this afternoon by Major-General
Miles from division headquarters to
pursue and capture or destroy the
nostiles. Chick Asrain Victorious.
San Ilir.ao, May 20. The shoot for
Peters' medal for Southern California,
at Coronado Beach yesterday, was won
by Martin Chick of this city. Chick
will leave for San Francisco tomorrow,
to shoot with J. P. Brewer, the cham
pion of Australia. The contest will be
three shoots of 100 birds each, thirty
vards, for $250 a side, to take place oh
May 23, 29 and 30.
Visama, Cal., May 20. Shortly nfter
noon today it was discovered that five
prisoners had escaped from the county
jail. A heavy iron bar over nn inch
thick lieing sawed nearly through nnd
wrenched out of the window grating.
All the prisoners had been convicted on
McMahnn Changed HI Mlml.
San Fiiancisco, May 20. James Mc
Mahon, complaining witness against
John M. Dougherty, whom he accused
of robbing him of a small sum of money,
was ordered into custody for perjury this
morning. He declared on the witness
stand that Dougherty did not rob him,
as he had previously sworn.
Ami They Cauj-lit Illm.
San Fuancihco, May 20. The Chroni
'ck's Pomona special says that Edward
M. Langtry.one of the most prominent
young men of Pomona, has lieen arrested
on a charge of forging his wife's name to
notes aggregating $14,000.
And They Uohl.ed Illm.
San Fkancisco, May 20. John J.
Green arrived in this city on Thursday
night from New York by way of Los
Angelos. He is an English tourist on
his way to New Zealand. On Saturday
night Mr. Green dropped in nt a Market
street saloon. At 2 o'clock Sundy morniiiK
an olliccr found him unconscious on hit!
back in the alley. A leather lwg con
taining 70 in gold, a pocket book,
gold chain and silver watch, to
gether with letters of vsUno, were miss
ing. Green claims that he was
drugged and then robbed,
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