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Pl-ICENTX, SUNDAY MORNING-, OCTOBER 5. 1890.
Another Rcvclalion Soon
lo bo Mado.
President "Woodrull' Convers
ing With the Spirit.
A Utah Woman Tells How the
Killers Work lo Secure Youngr
ami Pretty Women.
S.'elnl to TllR l'.Kl'UHUCA.V.
Salt Lake, October 4. The Mormon
semi-annual conference was opened to
day by George Q. Cannon. Elder
Roberts spoko of tho rovclation to come
from President Woodruff and said 1890
would rank as an epoch of the history of
President Woodruff then came for
ward and said the Lord would not re
veal tho time, but ho had talked twico
recently with Joseph Smith in tho spirit
and the purport of it was that tho
bridegroom was about to mate tho
bride; he had also talked behind the
veil with Brigham Young and was
Apostle Hichards said tho Kingdom
was to advanco moro rapidly than ever,
but tho Son of Man and Ids angels would
not como on earth until Jerusalem is
robuilt. The Saints should study tho
scriptures moro and then tho young
men would sec visions mid the old men
Apostlo Thatcher advised tho Saints
to prepare for 1891. They had prospered
greatly of lato and that inndo him fear
ful. "What we need," said he, "is per
secution and plenty of it." Ho ex
pressed a lull belief in WoodrufPa con
versations with Joseph Smith and Brig
"Tho timo is coming when this
country will again engage in Rtrifo
between labor and capital and tho Mor
mon question will bu forgotten. In
that time people will llco from all parts
of the land to Utah and tho Mormons
will welcome them and will establish
hero a true Republican Government
with Democratic principles."
A female Missionary Auk to Aid In
Fighting MormoiiMm. '
Sierial toTHK lUruBLICAN.
New Yoiik, October 4. Miss Inez
Coulter called at tho bnrgo office today
fur tho purpose of lending her assistance
to the Government in putting a stop to
tho importation of Mormon women.
Miss Coulter, for a couplo of years
past, has been engaged aH a school
teacher in Salt Lako City, and was con
nected with the Presbyterian Mission of
thia city. She was introduced to Ilov.
Dr. Drumm, tho port chaplain of tho
Protestant Episcopal church, to whom
she told what she knew of the life of
Among other things Miss Coulter
says one of the chief arguments of the
Mormon Elders to get converts is "that
the Messiah is soon to appear in Zion to
tho Latter Day Saints and that all who
are not there aro lo3t." Incidentally a
largo amount of money is shown the
people who tho Mormons aro trying to
capture. The gold catches the cyo and
they are ready to do anything to get it.
Nothing is said about pologamy.
Tho elders, when abroad, tako care to
select the best looking young women.
When Utah is reached sometimes the
people aro turned adrift by tho ciders
for tho sake of getting them moro fully
in their power. The best looking
women are then taken by tho rich old
Mormon elders to becomo "sealed
After hearing tho story Doctor Drumm
told the gist of it to General O'Brien.
The latter requested Miss Coiiltor to
make a statement, which sho promised
to do. It will bo forwarded to tho At
torney General of tho United States,
Monday, who will bo asked to decide
whether or not Mormon converts aro
criminals. Doctor Drumm claims they
are. If tho Attarnoy General decides
they are, then tho Superintendent of
Immigration will bar them.
Annual Iteport nf the Territorial Gov
ernor to the Interior Department.
Washington, October 4. In his an
nual report, Governor Warren estimates
tho population of Wyoming at some
thing in tho excess of 03,000. These
figures were furnished by tho census
supervisor, but tho Governor is of the
opinion that they do not represent tho
entire population, owing to tho diffi
culty of taking tho census in such a
Tho assessed valuation of taxablo
property in tho State is $30,005,499,
which, tho report states, is not moro
than one-third tho nctual value. There
is a cash balance in tho treasury of
401,014 and tho bonded indebtedness is
Tho Governor says that tho numbcrof
cattlo in tho Stato is about tho samo as
last year, but that there aro fewer largo
herds and many more small ones. Tho
coal mines and oil wells, of which thero
nro many, aro being worked to advan
tage. Tho Governor recommends that tho
appropriation for survoysof public lands
bo increased ; that Congress tako meas
ures to utilizo tho wasto waters of tho
mountain streams in providing storage
reservoirs; that tho Stato bo donated its
arid lands; that authority bo granted to
tax persons occupying Indian reserva
tions, and that tho courts bo authorized
to try and punish whito men for offenses
against Stato laws when committed on
NKW GOLD MINKS.
ltlch GuliI Slrllio In the Mountains of
Chicago, October 4. An Intet-Oceun
Denver special says that tho rejiorted
llnding of gold deposits near Saratoga,
Carbon county, Wyoming, is confirmed
by a number of persons.
Tho now camp is called Gold Hill and
is located twenty miles east ot Saratoga,
in Medicine Bow mountains. Fifteen
distinct and separate gold-bearing quartz
ledges have been discovered. While no
assays havo been mado it is believed
that tho last find of oro will run at least
41500 to tho ton. A gentleman just
nrrived from therosaysthatif tho quartz
pans out as it promises, it will equal tho
famous Tin Cup camp of Colorado.
A l'OHEHT VI UK.
Devastating n Great Area of Yaluablo
Sonoma, Cal., Gctober 4. Tho forest
firo which broko out this morning a few
miles north of town is still sweeping
everything beforo it.
It has extended over an area of ten
miles in length by four in breadth. Tho
high mountains to tho north are belch
ing forth firo and smoke like volcanoes.
Numbers of deer, rabbits and bear havo
been seen fleeing for safety from tho de
vourim element, which is licking up
everything in its path. The firo is now
within ono and a half miles of town.
Petaluma, Cal., October 4. LaBt
Friday morning a frost, tho first of tho
season, fell on low places between this
city and tho coast, killing many potato
vines. There is somo blight in the
fields betweon here and the coast, and
somo farmers, on that account, estimate
their loss at a third of tho yield antici
pated earlier in tho season.
SHOUT COAL SUri'LY FOB TIIK
Four CnnI Cargoes tho Limit to ho Fur
nished Vrom Australla-A Stlft" KnUo
San Fkancisco, October 4. A repre
sentative of tho firm of J. D. Sprcckels
& Company today said that the
strikes in tho Australian coal mines
continue with unabated force and that
there are no indications at present of a
Bpecdy settlement of the labor trouble.
There are five ships from that country
now on their way to this port, carrying
12,000 tons. When tho last one arrives,
no moro coal will be received from tho
colonics for five months. Ausl nlian
fuel is now quoted at 410.C0 per ton for
cargo lots and it is believed that tho
retail price will soon advanco to 414 or
410 per ton. Spreckelcs & Company
consider the outlook for household con
sumers during tho coming winter ns
Captain Taylor, of tho Oregon Naviga
tion Company, said : "I think that tho
outlook for household consumers is good.
Somo northern mines arc doing better,
and with a heavier force at work, will
turn out more coal. Our coal is always
short and could not bo regarded as a
criterion by which to judge tho general
market. Our yards aro cleaned out as
quickly as ships arrive and when our
last cargoes camo in wo raised the price
of clean coal from 40 to 47 per ton".
II. D. Chandlert who owns a mine
in Wellington district, said: "Our out
put is increasing and I don't nnticipato
a hard winter. Tho strikes in the other
Wellington mines will soon be settled.
The main causo for tho shortago in the
market is the cutting into tho domestic
trado by those who havo previously used
At tho office of tho Oregon Improve
ment Company, agents for Seattle coal,
an official said: "Wo raised tho price
41 per ton on tho first of this month.
Wo nro so Bhort that when a customer
orders 100 tons wo furnish him with
ten tons. Our mines aro putting out as
much coal as over, betweon 13,000 nnd
14,000 tons per month, but none of it
remains in our yards.
AKUI AI. NAVIGATION.
An Air Shin Company Organized at
Chicago. October 4. Tho Times says
that a syndicate of Englishmen and
Americans has been in session hero sev
eral days, and today filed a certificate of
incorporation of tho Aerial Ship Com
pany, with a capital of 420,000,000.
It is stated that immense works will
at onco bo erected, and that tho build
ing of air ships and cars will be begun,
and that tho first will bo ready ittsido of
sixty days. It is also said that Wo ship
will bo perfectly controllablo, and that
with it a trip around tho world can bo
mado in five days.
AN ADMIHALTY DECISION.
Damage! Awarded to Clans Sprcckles for
an Injured Cargo.
Philadelphia, October 4. After hear
ing tho argument of counsel in tho
United States Court in Admiralty.
Judge Butler mado an order in tho claim
of Claus Sprcckles to recover 497,000
from tho owners of the British steam
ship Wcathcrby, arising from tho trans
portation of a cargo of sugar.
Tim f Anna n( flirt nrdfi" wero that tho
owners of tho Weatherby should pay
. 1 - ", . Ant Din f .I.a tK1 QIO .nnti.ml
into (juurt ijou,oii ui mu fi" ivuuu
by Captain Harrison from tho sale of
tlm dninnircd suirnr and retain 415.000 to
At tho lllsk of Ills I.lfo.
San Fkancisco, October 4. Thomas
Nolan, second mato of tho ship York
town, was this afternoon acquitted by
Commissioner Sawyer of the charge of
cutting adrift tho boat containing Boat
swain James AVeston, buring tho recent
vovage. Tho testimony went to show
Hint Nolan risked his life to save
Present Political Situation
Much Attention Given to
Emperor William Encaged in
Schemes for Internal Im
Copyright 18'JO by Now York Associated Press!
Berlin, October 4. A lapse of the
anti-Socialist laws has led to a renowal
of tho discussion regarding Emperor
William's attitude toward tho Socialist
The Cologne) Gazette repeats that tho
Emperor and all his ministers, with the
exception of Bismarck, desired a con
tinuance of tho special act and were
readv to accept a permanent act in tho
form offered by tho National Liberals,
namely, without jowcr of expulsion,
but BiBinarck disagreed and tho Reich
stag in consequence was dissolved.
"Tho Emperor himself," says tho
Gazette, would never have voluntarily
dispensed with tho act. At tho same
timo tho Emperor views the death of
the laws without regret, confident of his
ability to solve tho social problem with
out the aid of them, by means of
remedial lcgislation,dopriving the party
of discontent of their most serious
Tho tone of most of tho Socialist
meetings during tho past few days was
one of question, but all were perfectly
A great meeting was held at Broek
brauerei. The men present appeared to
belong to the intelligent working classes.
They wero accompanied by their wives
and families. Several speeches were
made. A sheet entitled "Farewell to
Socialist Law," explaining how Christi
anity might havo been destroyed
in 'its inception, if the Jewish
and Roman authorities had only
imitated the Hussion police and dis
solved every meeting of its founders,
met with n large sale.
Ifcrr Bobel declared in an interview
that his party would meet the Govern
ment's remedial hills on their own
It is notable that at the Berlin elec
tions for delegates to thcoming social
ist Congress at Hulle tho men all
elected Ixdong to the modernto section
of tho party.
The Emperor is bestowing especial
attention upon tho schemes which the
Government is preparing for the reform
of rural local government and tho
national school system as well ns upon
a project of direct taxation. The far
reaching proMsals of Miquel, Minister
of Finance, for tho collection of an in
come tnx, will, it is estimated, raise tho
amount to bo collected, 25 per cent.
The Xorth German Gazette, comment
ing upon the Kaiser's reception in Aus
tria, gives a hint which appears to con
firm tho renewed rumors concerning a
new commercial treaty with Austria.
The fact that the Austrian Ministers
were not present at the railway station
in Vienna to meet Emperor William on
his nrrival there, is much commented
on in connection with the Dreibund,
tut it is officially declared that their
absenco had no political significance.
Emperor William having ignored him
last year, Count Von Taafe purposely
Terrific storms are reported in Sch'cs
wig and tho East Sea provinces. Hail
has ruined crops and smashed thousands
of windows in Elnishorn, which wns
flooded hy tho sea. Numerous houses
have been unroofed and many inhabi
tants injured. At Dantzic a tram-car
wus overturned and several occupants
crushed to death. Many shipwrecks at
tended hy loss of life aro reported.
Tho editor of the Mayenco Volks Zei
twig has been arrested for ridiculing the
celebration of the battlo of Sedan and
for eulogizing France.
Cardinal Hcrrgcwthen, tho Catholic
historian and tho champion of the Vati
can decres against Dr. Dollingcr, died
today at Mehcran Monastery.
Tho clergy of Treves havo denounced
lawn tennis as unbecoming for German
Tho condition of the King of Holland
shows no signs of improvement. Ho is
constantly confined to his bed. He suf
fers from insomnia and can take no
nourishment but milk.
Plainly Expressed In Kofrard to the New
Halifax, October 3. Discussing tho
Boston Herald nrticlo on the effect of tho
McKinlcy bill in Europe, tho Halifax
Herald will say tomorrow :
"Whatever other countries may do,
wo conceive it to bo most imperative on
Great Britain to take decided action on
the matter. Tho McKinlcy bill has
been passed with an avowed purposo of
coercing Canada into severing her con
nection with tho British Empire and
becoming a part of tho United States.
It is therefore, in its nature, an act of
war on the British Empire, to bring
about dismemberment. Will Great
Britain go on affording her enemies the
samo trado facilities in her ports that
sho accords ber own children?
"Tho caso for discrimination against
tho United States, in view of the policy
they have adopted, is too strong to bo
successfully resisted. Tho Empiro can
not afibrd to stand inactive whilo a com
mercial war is being waged against any
of its ports, moro especially when tho
avowed object of that war is to accom
plish tho humiliation and disintegration
of tho Empiro itself."
A CUUIOUS 8TOKY.
Other J.ahor Organizations Antagonistic
to tho Knlchts of Labor.
Nr.w Yoiik, Octobor 4. It is reported
that tho management of the Now York
Central was asked by other labor organi
zations to drive tho Knights of Labor
from tho ecrvico of tjio company.
A correspondent writes: "It is not
generally known, but it is a fact, that
this latest ordor has not .only tho
approval of somo other ortjunizatiou,
but that tho Central management has
been actually requested by representa
tives of tho Locomotive l'iromcn's
Brotherhood to drivo tho Knights of
Labor out of tho system.
"Members of the Switchmen's Union
havo been complaining over since the
striuo mat, tnoy wero molested, threat
ened, abused and were nt times in a
stato of terror on account of tho lntimr
dation practiced by tho walking dele
gates and other nets of the Knights.
"A committco of the Locomotive En
gincers' Brotherhood went so far aS to
tell Webb that tho company would have
to choose between the engineers' organi
zation nnd that of tho Knights of Labor.
"There is no opposition on th part of
tho Central management to any labor
organization whatever, excepting tile
Knights. In fact, it is claimed that all
of tho others are encouraged and sup-
THE TAUIFV LAW.
Conference of Olllclals Upon Putting It
Washington, October 4. Secretary
Windoin, Assistant Secretaries Spauld
ing and Ncttleton, and General Ap
praiser Tichenor spent today over ques
tions regarding the execution of tho
new tariir law, which takes effect Mon
Several importers, desirous of receiv
ing tho full benefit of existing tariff
rates, applied to the Treasury Depart
ment for permission to enter their goods
at tho variotiB custom houses up to mid
night of Sunday.
Secretary Spaulding informed them
Hint this was a matter entirely within
the discretion of tho Co lectors of the
Customs at tho various ports. Secretary
Spaulding said he did not nnticipato
any trouble with regard to the
execution of tho new law on tho
l'acific Coast by reason "of tho
failure of the customs officers
there to receive official copies of the
law prior to tho date it goes into opera
tion, as entries mado on and after Mon
day next under tho present law can be
readily liquidated under tho now rates
with very little extra labor.
A NKW JEltSEY EPIDEMIC.
Malignant Dysentery Giving Much
Trouble In Several Villages.
IlAMiuuta, N. J., October 4. In this
village, with a population of 500, there
havo been no less than forty-five cases
of malignant dysentery within tho last
two months, and many inhabitants in a
little hamlet near by havo also suffered
with the plague nnd nine have died, but
in Hamburg, where tho diseafce origi
nated, its ravages hnve been greatest,
twenty deaths having occurred.
Ono doctor says it was unmistakably a
plagucof epidemicand contagious dysen
tery. Others believe that the disease
is a species of cholera, such as was pre
dicted as would follow the "enoral epi
demic of "Grippe," last spring.
llierc is a 1011I pig-pen in the village
on the edge of a pond, and within ten
leet oi a large ccmelcry. ror years it
has not been cleaned out nnd the olfal
has been accumulating during all this
l'arorably Commented On hy : Sun
I'rauclco .Mining Expert.
San Fkancisco, October 4. l'rofessor
Louis Falkcnau, a chemist nnd mining
expert, has just returned from a profes
sional trip from the onyx mine of Yava
pai county, Arizona.
He says, "Onyx occurs in several
localities in this State. Heretofore,
however, tho main supply has come
troin Mexico, where a wealthy syndicate
has control of it. Tho Arizona de
posit which I have iuta examined, is
certainly one the greatest natural curi
osities of tho Coast. The onyx lies in
solid and continuous layers, whose
thickness varies Irom ten to twenty feet.
They appear to extend nil through roll
ing hills, which the property, 220 ncres
in extent, covers. Il is expected that a
large market lor the onyx will oe created
in tho East soon."
AN INDIAN MESSIAH.
Predicts a Deluge of Mud Which Will
Overwhelm the Whites.
Fokt Reno, I. T.. October 4. The
Choctaw Commission has resumed nego
tiations with tho Cheyennes nnd Arnp
ahoo for the sale of their lands.
Tho Indians at present tako little in
terest in tho matter, most of them ap
parently being greatly excited over tho
stories told by dim of'thcir number who
has been visiting the Sioux Indians.
Whilo with them no had a talk with an
alleged Messiah, who told him the well
known romance, which ho ha been cir
culating among tho Indians for somo
timo past, of a deluge of mud which is
coming next summer to overwhelm all
the whites and bad Indians, on top of
which tho good Indians will find now
nnd fertile lands.
SAN I'ltANOISCO HEl'UIST.ICANB.
Orgnnlrn County nnd Municipal Conven
tions and Adjourn Till Tuesday.
San Fkancisco, October 4. Tho Re
bublican Municipal Convention today
organized and appointed committees on
permanent organization ami uruer oi
business and on tho platform and reso
lutions. Adjournment was then taken
until Tuesday evening next. '
San Fkancisco, October 4. Tho He
publican County Convention for the
nomination of legislative, indicia! and
educational candidates for the city and
county of San Francisco, met this after
noon in the new Wigwam and ndiourncd
until next Tuesday.
ON THE NOISELESS WHEEL.
Tho Ttvtiiity-flve .Mile Amateur Uncord
Itrolieu lit Itostnn.
Boston, Octobor 4. Tho twenty-five
mile bicycle road race, under tho
auspices of tho Boston Athletic Associa
tion today, wns made interesting by tho
breaking of tho amateur record for that
distance by Val Wagner, of the Now
York Athletic Ului), in I hour zu min
utes nnd 55 seconds, who started from
Tho best previous time was that of
A. A. McCurdoy, of Wnlthnm, in 1880,
but today's time wns fully five minutes
lower nnd made over a muddy road.
THE SPORTING WORLD
Quiet Conclusion of the
n 1 11 A
The Bostons in tho Brotherhood and
the Brookiyus in the League
Are the Champions.
Philadelphia, October 4. A now
form of contract has been prepared by
tho officials of tho National Baseball
Tho reservation of tho eighteenth
paragraph is entirely stricken out and a
new paragraph inserted, giving a club
tho option to renew a contract for what
ever number of years as may mutually
be agreed upon. Tho word "Reservn
tion" in caso of disbandment is also
stricken out of tho fifteenth paragraph
and authority for tho club to assign its
Tho "ten days'" clause is materially
altered to tho advantage of tho players.
A player under this form ennnot be re
leased between seasons without his con
sent. If, during the season, he be re
leased, while abroad with the club, he
shall bo entitled to traveling expenses
back to his home city.
Another change in" favor of the player
is the right of appeal to tho League
Directors against a club's lines nnd
penalties that may be considered unjust.
Tho clauses against dissipation and
immorality are strengthened by adding
that the player must absolutely refrain
from lato hours nnd from any excess or
dissipation in eating, drinking or other
wise, nnd must keep himself in the heat
physical condition to piny ball, etc.
"Whilo the reserve rule is no longer
referred to in tho contract," said Secre
tary Hogcrs tonight" "it does not follow
that it will bo stricken out of the Na
tional agreement. In all probability it
or its equivalent will always be, aB here
tofore, preserved as a necessity for tho
preservation of the game, but it is not
likely to figure in tho legal contracts or
the law courts hereafter."
I1A3E HALL CHAMPIONS.
The llrotherhood llostons ami the League
Ilrnuklyu Stand First.
Chicago, October 4. Tho champion
ship games of the season of the Nationnl
and Players Leagues closed thin after
noon. Since the first few weeks of tho
season passed interest in the game in
the East hits died oat wonderfully, and
it is so this week. Instead of there being,
as in tho past, excitement nt various
points over the closing of the contests
and thestnndingof tho different clubs,
interest 1ms lessened.
The I'laycrs League teams finished in
the following order: Boston, Brooklyn,
Now Yoik, Chicago. Philadelphia, Pitts
burg, Cleveland, Bulfido.
The Nationnl League teams stand:
Brooklyn, Chicago, Philadelphia, Cin
cinnati, l'.o.iton, New York, Cleveland,
ON THE DIAMOND.
Kecord of (lames Flajed Ity the Vi.rlcius
BiiKKALO,Oclobei-4. Tho Brotherhood
Bisons could not hit Sowdcrs at all,
whiloBrooklyn hada comparatively easy
time with Iwitchell. Score: Buffalo 0.
Chicago, October 4. The Chicago and
New York Brotherhood nines tried to
play ball today, but the effort was far-
cial, with the parka swamp, rain falling.
Attendance 200. The gamo was finally
called nt the end of tho fifth inning.
.score: tihicago.iNew lork 'Z. Pitchers,
Baldwin nnd Ewing.
Clevkland, October 4. Tho game be
tween the Cleveland and Philadelphia
Brotherhood teams wns called at the end
of the seventh inning on account of
darkness. Up to that time it had been
a walkover for the visitors, who were
batting (ruber's delivery all over tho
field. Score: Cleveland 4", Philadelphia
10. Pitchers, Gruber and Huestcd.
Svkacuse, October 4. Svrncuse 7,
Athletics C. Second game, Syracuse 0,
.Chicago, October 4. Tho Nntional
Leaguo games at Cincinnati, Chicago
and Brooklyn wero postponed on account
PiTTsnuiia, October 4. In the Players'
Leaguo two very indifferent games
were played here today. Pittsburg won
the first from Boston "hv a score of 10 to
0. Pitchers, Maul and Daley. The
second gamo had to bo called at tho end
of the sixth on account of darkness.
Boston won, 7 to 3. Pitchers Tenor
Cleveland, October 4. The Cleve
land nnd Philadelphia National Leaguo
clubs closed tho season with two games,
the homo team winning both by superior
hitting and fielding. Score: First game,
Cleveland 5, Philadelphia 1. Pitchers,
Young and Vickery. Second game,
Cleveland 7, Philadelphia 1. Pitchers,
Young and Glenson.
St. Louis 2, Toledo 4.
Rochester 2, Baltimore 5.
Louisvillo 3, Columbus 0.
San Francieco 0, Sacramento 2.
Stockton 1, Oakland 7.
HASK HALT. THANSEEIl.
I'urclinso of the Cincinnati Clul) Definitely
Cincinnati. October 4. Thero is a
great gathering of base ball men here
attending to tho transfer of tho Cincin
It is learned from a trustworthy
sourco that tlio price paid is $38,000, of
which ifzu.uuu is casn.
In nnJntervicw with Secretary Brun-
nnr cA "fho Vlnvnra lir snul Hint, tlio
Brotherhood loss6s would bo between
50,000 nnd 100,000 this year. Ho esti
mates the losses of the League at a
much greater figure.
THE NEW NAVY.
Contract Offered to tho Union Iron Works
nt lteduced Figures.
Washington, October 4.-fcTho Secre
tary of tho Navy this afternoon
nwarded Cramp & Sons, of Philadelphia,
the contract for the construction of two
coast lino battlo ships, with an in
creased length of twelve feet over tho
Department plans, for $3,020,000 each,
and tho contract for tho construction of
a triple screw protected cruiser, under
the Department's plan, at their bid of
The Secretary also notified the Union
Iron Works, of San Francisco, that they
would be given the contract of one bat
tle ship on the same plans as the other
two, provided they are willing to un
dertake the work for $3,180,000, being
tho price at which tho Cramps offer to
build one vessel, plus $180,000 allowed
for transportation expenses. This is
$100,000 less than the Union Iron
Works bid for the work.
A Union Club Haniiuet.
New Yokk, October 4. Comped'Paris
wns banqueted tonight at tho Union
Clubjby a distinguished representative
gathering of about thirty gentlemen.
Among those who assembled to do honor
to tho guest waS Arthur Belmont,
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
Bacbellor, General O. O. Howard,
Governor Wetmorc, of Rhode Island,
Bishop Potter, Archbishop Corrigan'
and Warner Miller. Tho Governors of
the Club extended to the Count the
privileges of tho club for sixty days,
n privilege seldom extended.
Extra Session In Ohio.
Coi.uMiifs, Ohio, October 4. Gov
ernor Camplell stated tonight that he
will probably call an extra session of
the legislature, to convene about October
14, for the purpose of taking such action
as may bo deemed proper in connection
with the rumor relative to the miscon
duct of the Board of Public Improve
ments of Cincinnati, as w,eii as other de
partments of the city government.
TILE SAN FltMCISCO.
ACCEPTANCE OF THE NEW UNITED
Her Minimum Speed nt tho Trial Fig
ured Out to Have Ilcen Over Twenty
Washington, October 4. Orders were
issued from the Navy Department today
to the Commandant of the Nnvy Yard
at Alaro Island, Cal., to accept cruiser
No. 5, known as tho San Francisco.
Tho report of the trial board, of which
Commodore John Irwin was president,
gave the ship on her trial trip an average
speed of 19.003 knots per hour. This
speed was based on a run of four hours.
An allowance of one minute and forty
two seconds wns made on account of the
necessity for stopping tho forced draught
to two of the lower furnace air ducts to
a boiler in the second firo room from the
forward during the latter part of the
run nnd to all of the furnaces in tho
forward fire room for fifteen minutes.
This wns necessary, for water was dis
covered coming into me iorwaru nro
room where it hrfd been used for circu
lating, through guide sprays, on the
bearings, crniik pins and eccentrics. It
had drained into the bilge wells and
risen to n point higher than the drain
valve in the forward boiler compart
ment, which opens intoa main drain that
connects the bilge well, nnd, ns the
valve was accidentally open, water from
the bilge pump came back up through
the drain pipe valve on to the fire room
floor and partially filled two lower fur
naces and the ducts of the boilers in the
second fire room forward.
Without this allowance of one minute
and forty-two eeconds, the speed of the
vessel wns 10.518 knots. The Iward
states that tho cause for closing down
was entirely outside of tho working of
the engines and boilers, as required by
The vessel's speed during the last fif
teen minutes of the ruii was 20.115 knots
per hour, nnd by patent log she averaged
for four hours 20.004 knots.
They Hold Their Trades Convention In
New York City.
New Yokk, October 4. The first
day's session of the Hebrew Trades
Convention began this afternoon nt
Clarendon Hall. Credentials were sub
mitted by 120 delegates, representing
about 12,000 workinginen. Louis Miller,
of tho Arbeiter Xeitung, was elected chair
man. The hall wns especially decorated
for the convention nnd had many mot
toes. A. B. Knhn was the first speaker. He
said in Hebrew that there were over 20,
000 Hebrew workmen in this country
nnd if they were thoroughly organized
they would become a great power in the
land. Amongquestions for consideration
arc factory inspection ; tho establishing
of a National organization of the Hebrew
Trades Union; establishment of a strike
fund ; agitation of immigration ; shorter
hours of labor and higher wnges.
THE aiAJOltlTY INCHEASING.
Idaho's Legislature Will He Ovcrwhelm
Washington, October 4. The Presi
dent has received tho following telegram
from Delegate Dubois :
"Idaho is Hopublican by 2500. Ihe
Legislature will bo forty-four Republi
can to ten Democrats. I congratulate
you on the splendid endorsement of
homo rulo nnd your wise policy to our
land settlers. The Northwest endorses
Oklahoma's Capitol Dispute.
Gutiikie, O. T., October 4. Tho re
opening of the capitol location question,
which was expected to precipitate
trouble between the opposing Guthrie
and Oklahoma city factions, was post
poned today until Monday. Oklahoma
city's armed force of 100 men is still on
the ground nnd will remain to seo fair
play when tho question docs come up.
THE IWMFF LAW
Hurrying Imports to Avoid
English Journals Do Not
Like the Measure.
An Irate Canadian Terms It an Act of
Great Hostility to the British
New York, October 4. -The most in
tense excitement prevailed in and about
the Custom House all day. Whole
troops of Importers and brokers kept
coming nnd going.
As 3 o'clock approached, the numbers
increased until tho rotunda was filled
with a solid mass of humanity, which
jostled, punched and yelled. All wished
to get their entries in under the old law
and stood ready to make their entries
the moment that vessels were sighted at
By n decision of yesterday, tfco Cus
tom House was to have closed at 3
o'clock this afternoon. Tho mass of im
porters nnd brokers in the Custom
House was so great at 3 o'clock, that
Collector Erhardt announced tho
time extended until 4 o'clock. Each
moment after 3 o'clock the excitement
became greater and those in the rotunda
apjiearcd to be going crazy. They
shouted, yelled and made futile efforts
to movo about. The clerks in life various
divisions were swamped with bueiness.
Not for years has such a scene been
enacted in the Custom House.
The Collector was in a quandary. His
office was jammed full of importers,
who waved rolls inheir hands and
shouted to him not to close. The pres
sure on tho Collector became so great
that finally ho telegraphed to Secretary
Windoin for advice. The Secretary
soon replied for the Collector to use his
discretion in the matter. Accordingly
the Collector decided to keep the Cus
tom House open until 12 tonight. The
importers cheered at the news.
The steamships Hegnals, City of
Chicago, Vnndam and City of Columbia,
the latter from Havana with a cargo of
tobacco, aro expected to arrive tonight.
SEVEKAL STEAMERS GOT THERE.
New York, October 5. At 5 :30 p. m.
the City of Chicago was entered and a
great part of the waiting crowd was re
lieved. At 0:03 p. m. the steamer Regulus,
with a cargo of laces, silks and velvets
There were still due the Etruria, the
Thingvalla and the Zandim andnews of
them was anxiously awaited.
At 10:30 p. m. it became known that
the Etruria had been sighted off the
outer bar, at 9:34 p. m. At one minute
of twelve the Captain of the Etruria
had not arrived.
Ten seconds later, when half the lights
were out, a carriage came up on the rush
to 4ie'door nnd a great shout went up.
From it jumped Captain Ilnines, who
ran immediately behind the counter and
entered his vessel, just before the clock
struck midnight. Three cheers nnd a
tiger were given for him.
The Captain had come up on a special
tug and was driven nt breakneck, pace
from the dock to the Custom House.
The receipts of the Custom House,
today, wero $1,154,583, the second largest
amount taken in there since tho war.
The receipts for the week were over
The wife of General Booth, Comman
der-in-Chief of the Salvation Army,
died at London yesterday.
Intelligence has been received from
Nonema, New Caledonia, that sixty
convicts escaped last June, and tho
authorities have been unable to dis
cover their whereabouts.
At Lisbon, a statement is made that
Ferrao has succeeded in forming a new
cabinet, but appears premature. Owing
to the demands of the progressionists,
the ministerial crisis continues.
Severe storms prevailed throughout
northern Germany yesterday. Serious
damage was done to property. At
Hamburg five persons were drowned
nnd the lower portions of tho city
Birchell, tho Canadian murderer, is
said to be at last beginning to realizo
his impending fate and to be showing
slight signs of seriousness. Mrs. Birchell
is improving and is now able to leave
Prairie fires near the town of Law
rence, Grant county, Minn., have been
raging for two days. Much property has
been destroyed, including wheat in stack,
granaries, farming machinery, houses
About 500 of tho English and German
visitors who participated in the sessions
of the British Iron and Steel Institute
during last week, left New York, yester
day, on a special train of fourteen cars,
The Executive Committee of the
Southwestern Railway and Steamship
Association hnve offered the Chairman
ship to Traffic Manager Schriver, of the
Atlantic system of the Southern Pacific,
but he has declined.
Captain James White, Superintendent
of tho Sixth Division of tho Railway
Mail Service, with headquarters at
Chicago, has been appointed General
Superintendent of the Railway Mail
Service at Washington.
Great discontent continues in Suakirn
owing to tho stringent precautionary
measures taken by the Government
against cholera. Trade is completely
paralyzed and hundreds of natives in
tho interior aro dying of starvation.
At a session of tho Dock Men's Con
gress at Southampton, yesterday? a res
olution was adopted declaring it imprac
ticable to limit tho working day to
eight hours. Tho delegates were, how
ever, strongly in favor of tho proposi
tion that forty-eight hours labor should
constitute a week's work.