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STORM AND FLOOD.
Louisville Recovering from
Mnoh Distress at Jeffersonville,
Ravages of the Tornado In Southern
Condition of the Overflows Along the
Mississippi—A Very Wet Time at
Associated Press Dispatcher, j
Louisville, April I.—The sun came
out bright Una morning, ami has been
shining all day. The ruins dried off rap
idly, and the work of repairing the dam
age by the tornado has gone forward
energetically. Walls are going up and
roofs reappearing on every hand. The
work of relief is now proceeding system
atically. The clearing of the streets
entirely of the wreckage was
begun today. A temporary mechan
ism has been constructed by which
it is hoped the water for the reservoir
can be supplied. The health officers
fear a great increase in disease as the
result of the lack (if water to (lush out
the sewer connections, in case there
should be a water famine.
Much Suffering at JeffcrKonvlllc.
Out of about eighty houses destroyed
by the tornado in Jeffersonvilie, the j
owners of four-lifths of them
are poor people, whose little homes
were their only possessions. All the j
homeless ones have been given shelter,
but the situation over there is much
under-estimated, and help there is
needed. In the block between Market,
Front and Mulberry and Fort streets,
nearly every home is ruined, and most
of the inmates lost all except the clothing
they wore. Subscriptions for Jefferson*
ville are coming in slowly.
In Southern Illinois.
St. Louis, April 1. —Information from
part of the tornado-swept region of
Southern Illinois and Kentucky is to the
effect that fifteen families in the bay
bottoms, near Golconda, 111., were made
homeless, most of them being injured.
The storm literally swept the growing
wheat from the ground. Dwellings were
wrecked, and all barns and other out
houses destroyed. Several hundred
head of cattle were killed.
In Livingston county, Ky., across the
Ohio river from Golconda," many houses
were wrecked. One person was killed
and many injured.
Henderson. Ky., April I.—lt is esti
mated that over forty persons were killed
or fatally injured in "this vicinity. Twice
as many were injured.
THE GREAT OVERFLOW.
Excessive Wetness at Greenville—The
Flood at Other Points.
... (rREENvn.i.E, Miss., April 1. —The situ
ation has been very wet here for the past
twenty-four hours. Heavy rains last
night and today made things disagree
able, in addition to the encroachment
of back water in the northern portion of
the city. The water, which has not
spread much from last night, is flowing
over the tracks of the Louisville, New
Orleans and Texas railroad, thereby
preventing the water from spreading
very much in town. The water from
the Huntington break is now passing
back into the -river through the Offut
break, thereby relieving the waters at
our back considerably. The Easton
break is, however, letting out a great
quantity of water, which is fast
spreading over the eastern portion of the
county, and in some places it is quite
deep. Today the Mayor appointed a
committee to look after and care for
those in distress in the overflowed por
tions of the city. The Cotton i
Exchange today sent a report
to the Associated Press, saying
the condition here is not so bad as it
would seem to be to the outside world.
Should the flood pass off in thirty days,
a good crop can be made, which has
been the case in nearly all cases of
Helena, Ark., April I.—Owing to the
break in the levee at Austin, Miss.,
Helena has received some relief, the
river falling slightly here. The stock
saved from the flood'are having a fearful
tirfle with the attacks of buffalo gnats
that swarm in myriads.
ON TUBES AND HOUSETOPS.
Terrible Suffering from the Flood in
St. Louis',' April 1. —Information as to
the state of affairs in the flooded Laconia
circle, the section of country between
Helena and Arkansas City, lying be
tween the Mississippi "and White
rivers, says the people have been
in the tops of their houses
and clinging to trees for a week,
many of them nearly starved to
death. Many of their cattle which were
placed on platforms have been washed
away and drowned. The citizens of
Helena sent the steamer Houston Coombs
down Thursday to aid the people.
On Friday men went over the whole cir
cle in skiffs and transferred the people
from the trees and roofs to the gin
houses, which are generally large
and substantial. All the gin
houses are packed with people, <as
many as two hundred being in
some of them. The Coombs brought out
130 people and 110 head of stock, arriv
ing at Helena yesterday. When the
Coombs came out the steamer Titan,
with barges, went in. It is thought
it can bring out all the remaining stock
and as many people as desire to go
away. Many planters are utterly ruined.
Where is Smith?
_ Tucson, Ariz., April 1. —There are now
six indictments against ex-Receiver Fred
Smith. Bench warrants are out for his
arrest, _ but his whereabouts have not
Died at the Hospital.
Ran Francisco, April I.—Phillip Mar
tin, the saloon-keeper who was stabbed
by Michael Chebullar, •an Austrian,
Sunday night, died at the hospital to
LOS ANGELES HERALD.
THE OUTLOOK FOR WHEAT.
Prospects for a Light ('nip in the Central
Chicago, April I. —The Farmers' lie
view tomorrow will say in part: Out
side of Kansas the reports from our crop
correspondents, relative to the condition
of winter wheat, are very discouraging;
particularly is this true of Illinois, ami
hut six counties in Illinois—Carroll,
Clay, Henderson, Kankakee, Lee and
Peoria—estimate the present condition
at 100 per cent. All the other counties
report the damage at from 10 to 00 per
cent. Is is safe to say that the average
condition of wheat in this State, outside
of the favored counties named,is 80 to 40
per cent, below the usual average of this
time of the season. The same state of
affairs prevails in Indiana, only seven
counties reporting the condition good.
Ohio reports make a better average, but
show a great decline in the past few
weeks. Kentucky reports show a falling
off of about 12 per cent, in the general
average. The average for Missouri falls
about 6% per cent, lower than last re
port, although many counties report the
condition good. In Kansas the reports !
show a slight change. Fifteen counties j
report injury from frost and dry, cold \
winds, but in the majority of the coun- j
ties the condition is reported 100 per
cent, or over. In Michigan and Wiscon
sin the condition of wheat has continued
to decline; but two counties in Wiscon
sin report the condition 100 per cent.;
other counties have suffered from 10 to
50 per cent. The general averages from
the reports received are summarized:
Illinois, 70 per cent.; Indiana, 70; Ohio,
88; Missouri, 84; Kentucky, 87; Kansas,
82; Wisconsin, 72; Michigan, 07.
The East Tennessee's Purchase.
New York, April I.—The official an
j nouncement is made that the East Ten
nessee, Virginia and Georgia railroad
has contracted for the purchase of the
' Erlanger system, comprising about
1,200 miles of road, at the cost of
16,000,000. The main object of the East
! Tennessee company in the purchase, is
to make their line the leading north
I and south line, starting from Cincinnati
| and- reaching to Jacksonville, Florida;
j Mobile and the gulf, Shreveport. New
Orleans and Memphis,
A VICTIM OF REMORSE.
MRS. SNELL-McCREA IS SORRY SHE
FLED WITH GREEN. r
The Young New-Yorker Is also Wishing
He Were Back in New York—Mrs. Snell
Goes to London to Console Her
Nkw York, April I.—A cablegram
from London says : Douglas Green and
Mrs. Snell-McC'rea, who ran away to
Europe, are at swordspoints, and an
eruption is likely to take place at any
moment. Report says that the pair are
stopping at the Savoy hotel, and re
morse has overtaken the murdered
banker's daughter, who laments her
ruined life and besmirched character.
Mrs. Snell was summoned from
Chicago, and is with her daughter, lie
ports that Green is trying~to come to
some agreement with his relatives, by
I which he can return to this city
are verified. A friend of the
family states that if Green
should reach New York he would l>e
cited to appear for examination as to
his mental condition.
A Lovelorn Youth Slays a Young Lady
and then Suicides.
Dayton, Wash., April 1. —Yesterday
Henry Sanders, 10 years of age, shot
and instantly killed Delia Eddington,
aged 17, and committed suicide by shoot
ing himself in the forehead. The cause
of the deed was jealousy. He had
threatened to kill her if she refused his
attentions, and meeting her returning
from school, fired the fatal shots. The
bodies were discovered by Mrs. Edding
ton, who heard the firing and went to
investigate. The murdered girl was a
general favorite and the parents highly
Temperance in the Army.
Washington, April 1. —At a temper
ance meeting in All Souls church to
night, a letter from Secretary Proctor
was read, from which the following is an
extract: "I heartily sympathize with
the efforts of the society on behalf of
temperance in the army and navy, and
shall do everything in my power for the
good work. lam not prepared to admit
that the soldiers of our army are more
intemperate than other classes of men.
If a soldier is drunk his very uniform
makes it noticeable,and we may do them
as a class an injustice. Certainly, the
more I see of the soldiers of our army,
the greater respect I have for them."
The Garfield Memorial..
Cleveland, April 1. —Ex-President
Haves and Amos Townsend, president
and secretary of the Garfield Memorial
Association, have issued an address
stating that the memorial structure in
this city will be dedicated May 30th
next, and inviting all organized bodies
in the United States, military, Masonic
and civic, and ex-soldiers and citizens
generally, to participate in the cere
monies. Arrangements are being ef
fected with one hundred railroad com
panies for reduced rates of fare.
El Rio Rey 111.
Nashville, April I.—lt is reported
here that El Rio Rey is suffering from
lung fever at the West Side Park track.
Reliable turfmen state that El Rio Rey
was blowing hard after his work on
Saturday. Wrapped up in neck cloths,
the colt was led to the stable and treated
for throat troubles
Luce Not Disbarred.
San Francisco, 1. —In tiie mat
ter of M. A. Luce,,an attorney of the Los
Angeleß bar, agairkt whom proceedings
for disbarment hll been instituted and
overruled by the re*,, r court, the Su
preme Court today dem^' the petition
for a rehearing of the case.- ,
Corbett to Mot Sullivan.
New York, * >ril i - /local paper
say* that it if icalh settled that
John L. Suitiva lii jCorbett, of
San Francisco, v .' r: 2 four-round j
glove content in i >c weeks. j
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WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, 1890.
A DAY'S BALLOTING.
Municipal Elections in
Women at the Tolls in Kansas.
A Number of Female Candidates
Greorga W. Peck Elected Mayor of
Milwaukee — The Democrats
Associated PieM Dispatches.l
To pick a, Kan., April I.—Elections
were held in Kansas today in sixty cities''
of the first, second and third class, for
Councilmen and members of the school
boards. In nearly all the cities the
battles were fought on purely local is
sues. The fhief interest attaching to
the elections was the exercise of suffrage
At Manhattan two years ago they cap
tured all the city offices, and had a
ticket in the field today. The prospects
are that it was elected over the three
other tickets. They had control of the
election machinery, having appointed
women judges and clerks of election at
all the precincts.
At Leavenworth the women nominated
a candidate for Council and three for
school board on the Republican ticket.
Something over 000 women were regis
tered, but only half of them went to the
polls. The Democrats ran a straight
male ticket, and it was elected with the
exception of one or two Councilmen.
All the women were defeated.
At Emporia the women were worked
up to the highest pitch of political ex
citement over the candidacy of Mrs.
Jackson for re-election as member of
the school board. The issue was on the
proposition of opposition by Mrs. Jack
son to reduce the salaries of school
teachers. Mrs. Jackson's platform was
"Good salaries for good teachers." The
returns tonight indicate her re-election.
At Topeka about 750 women were ieg
istered, but only a little over half of
them voted. They had no candidates in
the field, and were not directly inter
ested in the election.
The women of Atchison had three
candidates in the field on the Demo
cratic ticket for election to the school
board. The straight Republican ticket
was victorious, including one lady can
The registration of women throughout
the State in the cities of the second and
third classes was generally smaller than
usual, owing to the lack of issues.
At Salina, Kansas, the female suf
fragists nominated women candidates for
the school board. A colored woman was
run by the anti-suffragists. The suffrag
ists were defeated, and the colored
woman was elected by an overwhelming
| Tlie Anther of T'eck's Bad Boy" Elected
Milwaukee, April I.—A hot contest is
jin progress over the city election. There
I are three tickets in the field—Repub
j lican, Democratic and citizens'. The
I Lutherans and Catholics forced the Ben-
I nett compulsory education law into the
campaign. They demand its repeal,
apd will vote for no candidate who does
not agree with them, This aroused the
American and Protestant elements, and
they turned out en masse.
Indications tonight are that George
W. Peck, the Democratic editor of Peck's
Sun, has been elected over Mayor Brown,
renominated by the Republicans. There
was also a third party in the field,
headed by N. S. Murphey, the labor
citizens candidate. Many Democrats
denounced the position of their party on
the educational law, but voted for the
party candidate on the ground that
the law was not an issue
with the municipal candidates. The
Lutheran and Catholic clergy were very
active in supporting the Democratic
candidates, who were pledged to the re
peal of the Bennett law. Full returns
will be late.
Later.—The Democrats elected Peck
Mayor and the entire ticket, by 5,000
Chicago Goes Democratic.
Chicago, April 1. —The Democrats
I made a clean sweep of all the offices in
the principal township elections today.
Tlif Republicans had previously had tliQ
northern and southern town offices. In
the recently annexed towns the Repub
licans attained the lead. The Democrats
also made decided gains among the
aldermen. The new City Council will
•stand 34 Democrats, 31 Republicans, 2
Independent Democrats, and 1 Inde*
A Sheriff's Novel Methods.
Dubuque, April I.—While a passenger
train on the St. Paul road was running
east from Mount Carroll, 111., this morn
ing, the door of a crowded coach was
flung open and half a dozen men with
drawn revolvers entered. The leader
cried out, "Throw up your hands." The
passengers became panic-stricken, fear
ing train-robbers. The men proved to
be the Sheriff of Mount Carroll and
posse, who had located a couple of no
torious safe-blowers in the car. The
men were seized, handcuffed and taken
back to Mount Carroll.
Treasurer Archer Resigns.
Annapolls, April 1, —Treasurer Arch
er's son came to the Governor's office
today and handed in his father's resig
nation. It was accompanied by a state
ment from Archer that he is personally
responsible for any shortage, and that
no blame is attached to any of his sub
ordinates. The Governor was not at the
office today, and it is not known what
action he will take.
Elections In MUauuri.
Kansas City, April 1. —An election
was held in many cities throughout
Missouri today for members of City
Councils and school boards. DiapatchM
from various cities state that tin: Aus
tralian system worked to the sfaust'ac
tion of the voters. . j
A Frightful Fall.
San Francisco, April 1, —John Hall,
about 20 years of age, was killed by a
fall this afternoon at the Union Iron
Works. He was overhead crane man,
and his duty was to adjust the gearing
at the top of the high -shears used for
j hoisting heavy machinery, at a height of
at least sixty feet above the ground.
While preparing for some hoisting he
lost his balance and fell to the ground.
I When picked up he was still alive. Out- .
! wardlv he bore no sign of his frightful
| fall. He died in about an hour.
A Schooner Sold.
San Francisco, April I.—Captain
Thompson, of the schooner Challenger,
sold Ids vessel to Captain Laurctzen.
The terms of the sale are private. The
Challenger arrived here on Sunday last.
Captain Thompson has made no "report
of the desertion of two of the crew from
. the vessel after it had got out several
I hundred miles to sea from Samoa, March
' Tin' Transcontinental Association.
I San Franoisco, April 1. —The freight
: committee of the Transcontinental As
i sociation held a long session at the
Palace hotel today, but nothing but
routine business "was transacted, and
from the present outlook the session will
continue a week longer., A number of
applications from merchants for reduc
tions in freight rates were discussed, but
no definite action was taken regarding
The New Surveyor General.
San Francisco, April 1. —This morn
ing Wm. H. Pratt formally assumed
charge of the office of United States
j Surveyor General, Major Hammond's
l term having expired. The new in
cumbent announced the appointment of
J. I). Aekerman to succeed John C. Rud
dick as chief deputy.
Inspecting the Cuyamaca.
San Diego, April I.—A special train
I bearing Southern Pacific officials arrived
here this evening. They will leave to-,
j morrow morning on a tour of inspection
! over the Cayamaca road to Lakeside. It
jis rumored that the Cayamaca will Boon
I constitute part of the Southern Pacific
AN ALLEGED OUTRAGE.
AN' AMERICAN CITIZEN EXPELLED
Stephen Zaro Compelled to Leave an
Austrian Province Regardless of His
Rights as an American Citizen—Our
Consul Refuses to Interfere.
New York, April I.—Stephen Zaro, a
naturalized American citizen, who re
sided several years with an older brother
who keeps a restaurant in Santa Cruz,
■ Cal., visited his old home in Dalmatia,
Austria, in 1888, when his father was
dying. The father left an estate of
$20,000, and the mother, being
old and feeble, asked Stephen to
assume charge of the estate until
it could be disposed of without a
sacrifice. He remained until recently,
when, according to the story in the
World, the Governor of Dalmatia gave
him three days to leave the country.
He had a citizen's papers and passport.
He claims that neither the American
j Consul at Trieste nor Minister Grant
; offered him any satisfaction when he
| complained to them of his treatment.
'As soon as he reaches California he will
seek legal advice and without delay
, have the case officially called to the at
tention of Secretary Blame.
Los Angeles Appointments.
San Francisco, April 1. —William H.
Sears, Collector of Internal Revenue,
' has announced a number of appoint
ments, including E. Maxwell, Deputy
Collector at Los Angeles, vice E. D.
Gibson. H. T. Payne of Los Angeles,
has been appointed storekeeper, vice
Frank T. Hannon, and W. H. Van
Doren, of Los Angeles, vice A. T. Kim
ball. H. C. Register, of Los Angeles,
has been appointed gauger, vice Isaac
AT SAN PEDRO.
Arrival of Vessels and Imports for
The following summary shows the ar
rivals of vessels and the imports at the
port of San Pedro during the month of
There arrived 30 vessels of all
classes, to-wit: 31 steamers, 2 schooners,
1 brig, 1 barkentine and 1 ship, from
which were discharged 1,040 tons of
merchandise, 2,177,000 feet of lumber,
35,100 lath, 15 tons of paper, 228 tons of
bituminous rock, 210 hogs, and 3,400
tons of coal.
The voters of San Pedro, regardless of
party distinctions, met in mass meeting
last evening at Crocker's hall, in that
city, and proceeded to place in nomina
tion candidates for the several municipal
offices which are to be filled at the city
election ordered for the 14th of the pres
ent month. There was a very general
turnout of the voters of the harbor city
and a warm interest was manifest, the
balloting for candidates not being com
pleted until long past midnight, which
resulted in the nomination of the follow
ing ticket: For City Trustees, James
11. Dodson, Frank Ellis and N. O. An
derson (to succeed himself); for City
Clerk, Henry C. Downing (to be his own
successor); for City Marshal, George
Morris; for City Treasurer, Alexander
U-rquhart. This gentleman is at present
filling that office, by appointment of the
trustees, as the successor of the late
Wm. L. Banning.
A Roat for Dnck-Hunters.
A boat has been invented for the use
of duck-hunters, in which the oar is
thrust through the middle and bottom
in a contrivance not tinlike a center
board. The leverage obtained is enor
mous, and the inventor claims that a
small boy, through the use of his device,
can beat a professional oarsman in a
| Hard Lines for an Innocent If an*
| In China the man who lives nearest
! the scene of a murder is accused of the
| crime, and lie must prove his innocence
| or stand the punishment. Consequently,
jif he is innocent he rattles round ptetty
j lively to disoovar the criminal*.
Bismarck** Birthday Duly
Many Tokens of Esteem Show
ered Upon Him.
The Old Statesman's Intellect Un
dimmed at 75.
Jules Simon Surprised at Emperor
William's Learning—Other Old
Associated Press Dispatches. |
Berlin, April 1 .—Today was the sev
enty-fifth anniversary of the birthday of
BiHinarek. The railway station at Fried
richsruhe was almost blocked by the
enormous number of presents arriving
for the Prince. During the day Bis
marck received numberless congratu
latory telegrams. He spent the day
quietly with his family.
Twelve hundred railroad men formed
a torchlight procession tonight, and
inarched to Bismarck's residence, where
the ex-Chancellor was serenaded with
patriotic songs. Bismarck spoke.
After thanking the visitors, the Prince
walked the entire length of the proces
sion, and was greeted with deafening
cheers. He evinced considerable emo
tion, and was obliged to wipe away the
tears that stood in his eyes. His speech
is regarded as a proof of his keen and
unimpaired intelligence and marvelous
Besides his portrait, Emperor William
sent a handsome pipe and autograph
I letter by an adjutant,
i After the procession last night Herr
1 Woerman, in the course of a conversa
i tion, expressed the hope that the Prince
. would not be altogether a stranger to
I politics, and that he would still take
part in the debates in the Reichstag.
!To this Bismarck made an acquiescent
The National Gazette's Paris correspon
dent telegraphs that Jules Simon, one of
the French delegates to the Labor Con
gress, is surprised at the extent of Em
peror William's knowledge. He said:
The Emperor is greatly changed.. He
has been fa.bey represented to us for
months. If the Labor Conference has
no immediate practical result, it will be
useful in spite of the sceptics; it will be
the signal tor a new departure. Prince
Bismarck introduced himself thus: "I
The Reiehzanzevjer announces the ap
pointment of Baron Bieberstem as
A man convicted of the murder of
eight women was hanged today in
Szegedin, Hungary. He exhibited great
cowardice on the scaffold.
The miners in two coal-pits at Dari
mund have joined the strike. Work is
proceeding quietly in the Essen district.
In consequence of the meat famine,
the purveyors are urging the Bundes
rath to repeal the law against the im
portation of foreign meat. The restau
rants raised the price of meat 20 per
SAILED FOR LIVERPOOL.
The City of Paris Pumped Dry and
Queenstown, April I.—The City of
Paris has sailed for Liverpool.
London, April 1. —The agents of the
Inman line telegraph from Queenstown
as follows: The flooded compartments of
the City of Paris have' been pumped
dry. A close examination shows that
the bottom of the vessel is uninjured,
and all the bulkheads are sound, except
those of the engine-room, which were
somewhat damaged from the pounding
of the broken machinery. The port
engines are in working condition, and
the steamer will leave Queenstown for
Liverpool under her own steam. In our
judgment the vessel throughout was per
fectly safe, and everything indicates
that she would have continued to float
indefinitely, as she was without further
submersion or risk after the original
Hungarian Swindlers Punished.
Pestii, April I.—Some time ago a con
spiracy to defraud a lottery company at
Temesvar, Hungary, was entered into
by several persons, including two officers
of the company. The conspirators suc
ceeded in drawing a prize of 1,000,000
florins, but were detected and arrested.
Their trial, which has just taken place,
resulted in the conviction of Farkus, the
holder of the ticket which drew the
prize, and Nzobovits and Pusnocky,
officers of the company. They were
sentenced to eight years' penal servi
tude each. Fran * Felkesy, whose
daughter, disguised as a boy, drew the
winning number, was sentenced to two
years, and Collector Hergatt to three
Pa rib, April I.—General Ambert is
dead. He was 80 years old.
Figaro says Queen Victoria will visit
Darmstadt, to be met there by Emperor
William for a conference.
It is reported that the young Due
D'Orleans will be released, but the fact
of his release will not be allowed to be
come known until he is safely across the
A verdict for 1,016,400 francs damages
and costs of action was returned today
in the suit of Gibbs & Sons against the
Societe dcs Metaux.
Rumors About Gould in Mexico.
City mv Mexico, April I.—lt is re
ported probable that a deal will be made
with Jay Gould for the Chamlia rail
road The rey.o.t s doubted as the rail
road concession is now in the hands of a
European syndicate. Another rumor
has it that Gould will establish a steam
ship line from the United States to
Mexican and Central and South Ameri
Ottawa, April I.—Before the Parlia
mentary committee today, Sir Frederick
Middleton admitted that he had ordered
furs confiscated, and that a share be put
in bales and fonfcarded to Bedaon, Mr.
j Keid, the Iprfuui Conun -wionar, and
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r Buys the rUir.Y Herald and 'i
; $2 the Weekly Heeald. J
NEWSY AMD CLKAW.I
himself. The commission will probably
ask the House to vote Bremner $4,500
RACES AT WASHINGTON.
The New Jockey Club Opens Its Season's
Washington, April I.—After being
used for a farm about ten years, the old
Bennings race track was revived today by
the newly-organized Washington jockey
club, with fair prospects for continuance
and prosperity. The weather b>day was
clear, but so cold that the 3,000 specta
tors were chilled through. The track
was slow and heavy, but in remarkably
good condition in* view of the heavy
snow and -rain storm which prevailed
throughout yesterday and most of last
Five furlongs — Village Maid won,
Onward, second, Beck, third; time,
Three-year-olds and upwards, six fur
longs — Shootover won, Manhattan
second, Cornelia third; time, 1 :lfl.
Two-year-old colts, half mile—Cap
tain Wagener won, Coriolanus second,
Elston third; time, 52^.
Handicap, three-year-olds and up
wards, one and one sixteenth miles,
Prather won, Der Grift second, Bess
third . time. I:s6>£.
Three-year-olds" and upwards, mile
over five hurdles — Jim Murphy won,
Bassance second, Elphin third: no time
The Czar Is Sick.
London, April L —A dispatch from>|st.
Petersburg says the Czar has been at
tacked by a sudden illness. The suicide
who left the letter was a naval officer
who belonged to an aristocratic family.
The mattenhas been hushed up.
London, April ] .—At a meeting of the
Associated Chambers of Agriculture a
resolution was adopted declaring that a
relaxation of the regulations prohibiting
the importation of American cattle would
be extremely dangerous.
London, April I.—The Nottingham
spring handicap was won by Jezered.
A SUDDEN IMPULSE.
PICKTHALL RETURNS TO WOOD
He Explains His Mysterious Disappear
ance—He Wanted to Change His Mode
of Life-He Had Nothing }o do With
Woodstock, Ont, April I.—Neville
H. Pickthall, who mysteriously disap
peared about the time Burchell and
party arrived in this country, and who
was supposed to be connected with
Burchell, arrived here today. Pickthall
makes the following statement:
"I left Woodstock on Monday, Febru-
Wy 10th. I went through to Buffalo
that night. I remained in Buffalo until
Wednesday afternoon, the 12th, when I
took a train for New York. On one
occasion there I thought I recognized
Mr. Burchell. I did not see Burchell.
Indeed, I would not have known him as
Burchell, and although I looked in the
register, not finding the name of Somer
set there, I had no idea he was really in
the hotel. I stayed in New York from
Wednesday until the following Monday,
when I bought a trans-continental ticket
to California, and took the train. At
Deming, New Mexico, I missed my
train. I was drinking then a"nd must
have pulled out a large bill which some
one around must have seen, for before
I knew what was going on I
was perfectly stupid. I was drugged.
It was there I lost my money. I had
just enough left to take me to Tucson,
and there I went. When I left Wood
stock it was with the intention of chang
ing my mode of living. The impulse
came suddenly upon me to seek a
change, to make my home somewhere
else. I decided to raise $1,000 on my
farm. I left through a sudden impulse,
aggravated by liquor, with the intention
of beginning life again. I came back to
clear myself of the suspicions that very
naturally attached to me."
The Pelican Club's Offer.
New York, April I.—A cable dispatch
from London says : At a meeting of the
Pelican Club it was decided that if
George Dixon will agree to fight Nuns
Wallace for the featherweight champion
ship of the world, the club will offer a
purse of £400 for Dixon and Wallace to
fight for, and allow Dixon £100 ex
A Pair of Embezzlers.
• Memphis, Term., April I.—The Grand
Jury this afternoon brought in twenty
four indictments against Ben Pullen,
Jr., ex-City Register, for the embezzle
ment of $5,763. He has disappeared.
Pullen is a brother of ex-Secretary Pul
len, now on trial for embezzlement and
larceny of a large slice of the city's
Razors in the Air.
Charleston. W. Va., April I.—A
general row occurred among a lot of negro
miners at Caperton, while at a dance
early this morning. Howard Earnest,
Wm. G. Lee and Wm. Deßico were
killed, and others injured. Several ar
rests have been made.
The Bucket Shop War.
Chic ago, April I.—The Board of Trade
officials, in furtherance of their war on
the bucket shops, today notified the
telegraph companies that no operators
will be allowed on the floor. The West
ern Union will take out its instruments.
Czar and Kaiser.
St. Petersburg, April 1. —Arrange-
ments have been made for the meeting
of Emperor William and the Czar the
coming summer. The Emperor will
attend the maneuvers of the Russian
Had Trouble With His Wife.
New York, April I.—Morris Marks,
commission merchant and silk importer. ,
committed suicide today. He married )
Lotta Beasley, a widow with one child,
last fall, and had trouble irith her.
Hellman at thti Halm.
Saw Fhanciaco, Apxif I.—l. W. Hell-