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VOL. XXXIII.—NO. 178.
FURIES OF THE AIR.
Thunder, Lightning, Hail find
Ohio Is Swept by a Terrific
Much Property Destroyed and Several
Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Colorado
Also Visited by Destructive
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Cleveland, ().. .April B.—A cyclone
struck Norwalk, Ohio, about 5 o'clock
this afternoon. The storm came from
the northwest and swept a track about
a mile wide from the eastern limits of
the city, quite a long distance in the
country. The umbrella factory of
Bprague & French, in which about
thirty young women were employed,
was practically demolished. Many of
the girls escaped, but others were
caught. Dora Palmer, aged 1!', re
ceived fatal injuries. Nellie Harding,
Miss Brush and several others whose
names are not given, received severe in
juries. A number of barns and other
small buildings were wrecked. Trees
were uprooted and fences torn down in
At 7 o'clock another terrible storm
visited the city, the wind blowing and
hailstones as large as hickory nuts fall
ing, smashing windows and demolishing
greenhouses. Much damage by the
storm is reported all around Norwalk.
At Other Points In Ohio.
Cleveland, <)., April B.—A terrific
rain storm visitedOberlin, Ohio, tonight,
Hooding the cellars of the business
houses on College street to a depth of
four feet. The water rose rapidly in
Plum creek, and the people on the flats
expect to be compelled to leave their
homes before morning.
East Liverpool, Ohio, April 8. —A
severe wind and lightning storm passed
over tliia city this evening. The Metho
dist church was badly damaged, its
steeple being demolished. The central
telephone exchange switch boards were
burned out by lightning, and all tele
phone service interrupted.
Sai.em, Ohio, April 8. —A cyclone
struck the nail mil I this afternoon, tak
ing off the roof and stack, and slightly
injuring several workmen.
Collins, Ohio, April B.—A very heavy
wind storm passed over this city this
afternoon. Fifteen dwellings were de
stroyed and several people were injured,
two of whom will die.
Inoianai-olis, Ind., April S. —Tonight's
storm did considerable damage in Win
amac, Lafayette and Fort Wayne. At
the latter place Mrs. Ida Miller was
killed by lightning.
Tornado in Michigan.
Detroit, Mich., April 8. —A tornado
visited several cities and towns in the
southern portion of the State at an early
hour this morning, doing considerable
damage. At Charlotte a number of
residences, two mills and a great many
out-buildings and chimneys were demol
ished, but fortunately no one was Beri
ously hurt. In Trowbridge township.
Alleghany county,four or five farm houses
and out-buildings were destroyed and six
people painfully hurt. Great havoc was
wrought in the outskirts of Battle Creek.
At Kalamazoo a school house and many
residences were badly damaged. At
Mount demons a number of homes
were partially wrecked, anil Mrs. Fred
Eberlein was killed by lightning.
Hailstorms in Illinois.
Btjbunqton, la., April 8. —A Hawkeye
special, from Illinois, reports that a
tierce hailstorm raged this afternoon
through Henderson, Hancock, Warren
and McDonough counties, doing consid
erable damage to fruit trees, windows,
etc. Hailstones are reported in some
cases, nearly as large as hens' eggs. A
lively shower fell at Burlington.
Roberts, Hi., April 8. —There was a
tremendous hailstorm here last evening.
It continued about ten minutes, and
nearly all the window-glass on the west
sides of the houses was broken. A great
many of the hailstones were of phenom
enal size, two being picked up of seven
ounces weight. Several people caught
out in the storm, were severely injured.
The Prophetstown Storm Exaggerated.
Pkopiietstow.n, 111., April B.—The As
sociated Press correspondent who arrived
here this afternoon finds the early re
ports of last night's storm grossly exag
gerated. In the track of the storm, half
a mile wide and a mile long, an elevator,
three houses and several barns were
wrecked and a number of other build
ings slightly damaged. There were no
fatalities. Edward Hannond, wife and
child, and the family of Clark Reynolds,
were all painfully "bruised and "cut by
flying debris, but none of them are in a
dangerous condition. The storm struck
town at about 7 o'clock last evening, and
continued about ten minutes. The rain
fall was two inches, and the hail was very
heavy. The tornsdo was local, no other
points reporting it. The property dam
age here will probably amount to $20,000.
t Tornado in Colorado.
Denver, April 8. —A Julesburg, Col.,
special to the News says: A tornado
visited this place this morning, doing
$20,000 damage. Several business
bouses and quite a number of dwelling
houses in the track of the storm were
blown down, and furniture destroyed or
badly damaged. A number of animals
were killed, but as yet no human beings
are reported injured.
A Sign of Prosperity.
Portland, April B.—The Board of
Trade of this city, which numbers 450
members, today incorporated as the
Chamber of Commerce of Portland. The
capital stock of the corporation is $300,
--000, and they propose to put up a Cham
ber of Commerce building to cost that
LOS ANGELES HERALD.
Summary or Haste relay's Rare* at Wash-
ington and New Orleans.
Washinoton, April s.— Benning's
races: For beaten 2-year-olds, half mile
—Helen Wallace, filly, won, Cerise, colt,
second, Coriolanus third ; time 51.
Beaten 8-year-olds and upwards, six
furlongs—Vivid won, Not Guilty second,
Mamie Hay third; time, 1 :18!o.
Handicap purse, one mile—Panther
won, Manhattan second, Vandergrift
third ; time. 1 :47.
Three-year-olds and upwards, six fur
longs—Pelham won, Onward second,
Blue Line third; time, 1:19.
Four-year-olds and upwards, mile and
sixteenth—Sbotover won, Cornelia sec
ond, Village Maid tbird; time, 1:55.
New Orleans, April 8. —Weather
clear; attendance good ; fast truck.
Selling, live furlongs—Maggie B. won,
Mary J. second, Peanut third; time,
Purse $260, six furlongs—Dakota won,
Sena second, Vatican third; time,
Selling, five furlongs—Dakota won,
Vatell second, Captain King third; time,
Free handicap, mile—Lucy P. won,
Alphonso second, Jack Cox third ; time,
Boston club stakes, nine-sixteenths
mile—Monte Bosa won, Annie Brown
second, Ferryman third; time, 0:5(i.
Manchester, April B.—Jubilee handi
cap hurdle race, won by Ben Hur.
To Visit Arkansas.
Washinoton, April 8. —The House"
committee on elections has appointed a
sub-committee to visit Arkansas and col
lect testimony relative to the contested
election case of Clayton vs. Breckinridge,
of the Second district, and the alleged
assassination of Clayton.
DOES UNCLE SAM NEED LINE-OF
Naval Appropriations Discussed—Bids on
New Cruisers Advertised For—Ran
dall's Condition—Congressional Notes.
Washington, April B.—While the
House was in committee of the whole to
day on the naval appropriations bill,
Sayres, of Texas, said the report of the
committee did not sufficiently explain
the provisions relating to large battle
ships. The committee had authorized
the construction of vessels that would
cost eighteen million dollars, and yet it
appropriated but five millions to con
struct them, as well as the vessels
already in course of construction.
Peters, of Kansas, criticised the pro
visions of the bill for providing for
battle ships. What was the object ot
providing these ships ?
Peters—To fight, where? If we are to
be involved with any foreign nations the
war will not be on the Atlantic or Pa
Continuing, Peters said the strongest
mandate was a diplomatic mandate.
Boutelle inquired whether the gentle
man would send a diplomat out to meet
a British man-of-war.
Peters replied that we now have a navy
which could carry a diplomat to any
port in any foreign country. The day
for battle ships on the ocean had passed.
He did not believe there was any danger
of any foreign nation declaring war
against tbe United States.
Dolliver, of lowa, said the people of
the West were in favor of the recon
struction of the American Navy. With
them it was a matter of national pride.
The country could not get along with
mere diplomacy. His idea was to make
the nation so strong on sea, that back of
diplomacy would be the strength oi the
American people, manifested not only in
protecting our coast, but also in pro
tecting our commerce and citizens in
every part of tiie world.
An advertisement was issued today
from the Navy department for bids for
the construction of one armored cruiser
of about 8,100 tons; one protected
cruiser of about 5,500 tons, and one steel
practice vessel of about 800 tons. The
bids will be opened June 10th.
While Representative Randall's con
dition has been serious for many months,
he has been worse during the last two
or three days, and in a critical state.
His mind at times has been clouded, and
he has not seemed to be aware of what
was going on. This was attended by an
alarming loss of vitality. This morning
he began to rally and improved during
the day. He was said to be better at 11
The House committee on judiciary to
day completed consideration of the Tor
rence bankruptcy bill, and ordered it
reported favorably, with some amend
ments. The committee also ordered a
favorable report on the Henderson bill,
amending the internal revenue laws.
Representatives McClammy and Mor
gan have united in a minority report in
opposition to the Compound Lard bill.
The minority do not feel that there is
any possible justification for the pro
posed legislation. If the bill should
benefit the farmers, as claimed, it would
benefit the farmers of the West at the
expense of the farmers of the South.
An Enamored Swain Murders a Young
Medeord, Wis., April 8. —Miss Maggie
Kinney, niece of Mrs. Judge Clinton
Textoii, was shot and killed today by
Wilford Williams, who then shot him
self, inflicting probably fatal wounds.
Although not acquainted with Miss Kin
ney, he claimed for some time to be in
fatuated with her. Yesterday he ac
costed her on the street, but she did not
notice him. This morning he went to
the house, and when Miss Kinney came
to the door, told her she must die, and
pulling out a revolver shot her through
the heart. Miss Kinney was only 16
years of age.
Died by His Own Hand.
Chicago, April B.—Marcus C. Steams,
the wealthy citizen who on Saturday
last in a tit of mental depression shot
himself, died today.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL !),
Stanford Will Remain An
Officer of the Railroad.
A NeW Controlling Board to Be
Precautious Taken to Prevent Disas
ter at Bear Valley.
Governor Waterman Releases Young Jan
uary from the Penitentiary—A Seven-
Year-Old Boy Killed at Pomona.
Associated Press Dispatches. I
San Francisco, April 8. —It waa
learned today that while Senator Stan
ford will retire from the presidency of
the Southern Pacific Company, and the
gap closed by the general advance of
Huntington and the other vice-presi
dents, Stanford will by no means retire
to insignificance as a simple director.
An office of prestige will be specially
created for him. Some great Eastern
corporations have an executive commit
tee of directors. The Southern Pacific
Company will adopt this, and Stanford
will be its chairman. He will thus sus
tain the same relation to the company
that Yanderbilt does to the New York
Central, and Villard to the Northern
The meeting of Central Pacific stock
holders was attended today by only
seven gentlemen, but they represented
400,000 shares of stock, out of the total
of 072,765. Brotherton. who is promi
nently identified with the handling of
American railway securities in Europe,
brought with him proxies of many
European owners of stock, of the com
pany. The values of the stock repre
sented was $40,000,000, out of a total of
The stockholders of a number of
branch lines, leased to the Southern Pa
cific Company, postponed their annual
meeting until tomorrow, and it is gener
ally understood they will re-elect their
old boards of directors, and that the lat
ter will re-elect their old officers.
A PLEASANT PROSrECT.
The Railroads ami Farms or California
Never In Retter Condition.
San Fbancisco. April 8. —General
Superintendent Fillmore of the Southern
Pacific Company has arrived in the city,
having spent several days in a general
inspection of ttie condition of the roao%
throughout tlie State. He stated today
that all the damage to the railroads by
the heavy rains of the past winter has
been repaired, and the last vestige of the
storms obliterated. The country never
looked better or more prosperous, said
he, notwithstanding the general belief
that the crops in many sections have
been drowned out. Grain is showing
up beautifully through the San Joaquin
valley. In fact it may be predicted and
that with a degree of accuracy, that this
season will surpass many previous ones
that have been considered good. The
fruit crop bids fair to be excellent. The
same condition of affairs will hold good
all through the Sacramento valley and
as far north as Marysville. There is but
a comparatively small area of land that
has been Wholly drowned out.
CRUSHER- BETWEEN DBAWHEADS.
Sad Death of Little Harry Goodrich at
Pomona, April 8. —[Special.]—A sad
accident occurred here this afternoon,
i resulting in the death of bright little
j Harry Goodrich, the seven-year-old son
,of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Goodrich, who
I was picked up breathing ids last on the
j side-track of the Southern Pacific, near
the Pomona Cannery. No one saw him
killed, but the cannery men, who were
i running down cars when they found the
little fellow, think that he was endeavor-
I ing to climb on to one of the cars and
! was caught between the drawheada as
• their car and > one below it came to
, gether. Blood was found on the draw
] head, and little Harry had a hole
| through his body, apparently made by
the connecting link in one of the draw
| heads. Little Harry was an only child,
and the grief of poor Mr. and Mrs. Good
rich—the latter an invalid—is indeed
! sad to behold. Kind friends are doing
I all mortal men can do for them.
JANUARY PARDONED ■
A Young Scapegrace Given a Chance to
Die a Free Man.
Sacramento, Cal., April B.—Governor
Waterman today granted a pardon to
Arthur D. January, who was sent to
State's prison for ten years, for stealing
nearly $00,000 from the State treasury,
while he was employed as a deputy
therein under his father. • The Governor
was earnestly urged to grant the pardon
by many prominent officials, including
the judge who sentenced him, on ac
count of his poor health. Young Janu
ary is a victim of consumption, and his
days are nearly numbered. The last
Legislature voted to replace the money
stolen by January. It consisted mainly
of deposits in the State treasury by sev
eral County Treasurers. Young January
squandered the money in card-playing.
Since his incarceration his wife died of a
broken heart, caused by her husband's
disgrace. His father left the office
of State Treasurer broken in health and
poor in purse, and is now setting type in
a San Jose printing office.
THE 'FHISCOS MEATEN.
The Oaklands Open Their New Grounds
With a Victory.
San Francisco, April B.—The new
baseball grounds of the Oakland club,
near Emery station, were formally
opened today by the game between the
'Friscos and the former nine. The
'Friscos sustained their first defeat of the
season. The Oaklands played good ball,
and their game was errorless with the
exception of three errors credited to
O'Neill. The errors in fielding lost the
game for the 'Friscos. Cobb pitched in
good form, but Young did not do so well,
and struck two men with the ball. Run
getting for the 'Friscos did not com
mence until the sixth inning.
Score: Oakland, 6; San Francisco, 4.
A TIMEI.V I'RKCACTION".
The Water in Rear Valley Ram Lowered
to Avoid Disaster.
San Beknarih.no, April 8. —A com
mittee appointed by a mass meeting of
residents of Mill district to investigate
the condition of Bear Valley reservoir
report that owing to the large quantity
of snow on the .mountains above the
streams which feed the reservoir, the
water therein should be lowered to a
depth of forty feet. The proprietors are
acting on the suggestion. The Bear Val
ley reservoir is one of the largest arti
ficial lakes in the world.
.Received Stolen Mail.
San Fbancisco, April 8. —The trial of
Walter Flynn, on the charge of receiving
and concealing certain United Slates
mail matter, of which Mail Carrier Gray
had been robbed two days before, near
Cotter, Trinity county, began in tne Dis
trict Conrt today! Archibald McKinna
and Eric Ericson were arrested for the
robbery, and the former was acquitted,
while Ericson escaped from custody,
and is still at large.
Another Convict I'ardonril.
Sacramento, April B.—Governor Wat
erman today granted a pardon to Edward
Looney, sent, to ihe penitentiary from
Butte county for five years, for the mur
der of William I. Riddle, near Biggs, last
year, in a dispute over a strip of land.
The petition was signed by all the jurors
who tried Looney, and also by many
prominent county officials.
Vacaville, Cal., April B.—Twenty or
thirty believers in Mrs. Woodworth's
prophecy of a tidal wave in San Fran
cisco bay, the 14th inst., have arrived
here from Oakland, and will remain here
for some days. Others are expected.
A DUEL ON DECK.
CONGRESSMAN PHELAN'S WOUNDED
He Challenges Editor Fleming to Mortal
Combat—The Editor Not Inclined to
Fight, Except with His Pen. '
Washington, April B.—lt is probable
that a duel will be fought between Con
gressman Phelan, of Memphis. Term.,
and John M. Fleming, editor of the
Knoxville, Term., Sentinel. It seems
that in replying to some criticisms by
Fleming of Phelan'a school history, the
Congressman said the criticisms were
due to pique, because Fleming had not
been given an advance copy. This Flem
ing denied, and Phelan wrote an apology
to Fleming's paper and also to the Mem
phis Commercial, in which paper he had
made the same charge. Fleming re
fused to accept the apology, and in a
letter, to the Commercial intimated that
Phelan had practiced deception from the
start. Phelan did not see this letter
until his return from South Carolina, on
the 6th, when he sent the following
"John M. Fleming:
"When I wrote from Aiken I had not
seen your letter to the Memphis Com
mercial. You are a liar, a coward and a
scoundrel. Will await your message
here. Come to Knoxville to arrange
"(Signed) "Jas. Phelan."
It is understood he has replied in an
Knoxville, Term., April B.—-Colonel
Fleming's reply to Congressman Phelan's
telegram, published in this afternoon's
Sentinel, says in part: "What message,
pray, do you expect from me. Did you
imagine that such an ebullition of puerile
rage could seriously disturb me, or did
y<m intend it for a challenge to hostile
combat, or had you the superlative van
ity to suppose t would feel called on to
challenge you? Let me assure you
your epithets affect me not in
the way designed. Ordinarily it
would be otherwise, but inasmuch
as my letter to the Memphis Commer
cial, which excited your wrath, simply
and incontestably proved you to have
been deliberately and meanly guilty of a
moral offense, you ought to see that
your own scurrility is but the evidence
of impotence and conscious guilt."
The reply, which is a column in length,
teems with sarcasm ; and in conclusion
Fleming reminds Phelan that as a Con
gressman and a law-maker he should be
aware of the penalty incurred for giving
or sending a challenge to fight a duel.
Santa Barbara City Election.
Santa Barbara, April B.—The city
election took place yesterday. P, J. Bar-
Ikt was elected Mayor. The councilmen
for the first, second, third, fourth and
fifth wards, respectively, are: J. B.
WCntling, Frank P. Moore, Miguel F.
Burke, Charles Sherman and H. B.
Brastow; Assessor, A. Davis; Collector,
W. S. Maris; Marshal, Dan W. Martin;
Police Judge, W. H. Wheaton; Library
Trustees, J. M. Short, T. B. Dibblee,
S. B. P. Knox, E. S. Sheffield and John
A Theater's Troubles.
Denver., April B.—The Metropolitan
theater, which has experienced some
very hard luck since it opeaed last fall,
and was last Saturday put into the
hands of a receiver, was today leased for
a long term by ex-Senator Tabor, pro
prietor of the Tabor Grand. Mr. Tabor
has installed Mr. Dick Mays as manager
until the return of Colonel Peter Mc-
Cort from New York.
Clove Contest at San Jose.
San Josh, April B.—A glove contest at
the San Jose Athletic Club tonight be
tween Dan Eagan, the "Montana Kid"
and Tom McN'ally, of Sacramento, was
won by the former in eleven rounds.
The purse was $250, the loser to take
$50. McNally was overmatched, receiv
ing severe punishment about the face
and heart, and his left eye being nearly
A Farmer Slain.
Bloomington, 111., April 8. —A. W.
Wallace, a prominent farmer of Delavan,
Tazewell county, this morning quarreled
with James 'Connell, a neighboring
farmer, about a piece of land. Wallace
fired a shot at Connell from a revolver,
when Connell emptied a shotgun into
Walaoe's head, killing him instantly.
Patterning After the United
A Constitution Modeled After
A Coin in it tec of Specialists Framing
the. New Measure.
»The New Republic Profiting hy the Rev
olutionary Fathers' Experience.
Associated Pteas Dispatches. I
Rio dk Janeiro, April S. —The provis
ional Government having decreed all the
great popular measures so long de
manded by the people, such as the
abolition oi slavery, (forced from the
Imperial Government in 188S,) the sepa
ration of the church from the state,
freedom of the press, liberty of worship,
secularization of public 'cemeteries, nat
uralization oi foreigners, etc., is now
trying to avoid the danger and incon
venience that attended the adoption of
tho American constitution. The men
now at the head of affairs desire to be
gin where the United States finished,
and so take advantage of American ex
perience. For this reason they
have nominated a number of well-known
specialists to frame a constitution,which
is to be presented to the constituent as
sembly. The work of registering voters
(all men of 21 years of age that know
how to read and write) is being pushed
The trainers hope to present a consti
tution as much like the American con
stitution as is consistent with the char
acter o£ the Brazilian people, it will
then be submitted to a direct vote of
the people. It is already partially com
pleted. It declares that the fatherland is
one and indivisible. The republic is com
! posed of states, federal dietricts, provinces
and territories; its government is rep
resentative, federal and republican.
Each state shall be governed by its own
I laws, and the federal government shall
interfere only for the purpose of guaran
teeing a republican form of government,
the sanction of sentences of the federal
courts, and in case of rebellion. The
provinces are to be regularly organized
political bodies that require pecuniary
assistance from the federal govern
The territories are unorganized or
uninitiated parts of the republic. The
federal districts will consist of any mu
nicipality that may be chosen for a fed
The most important recent event was
the resignation in a body of the Rio de
Janeiro municipal incumbency, in con
sequence of a decree subjecting certain
of their acts to the approval of the Gov
ernment. The new incumbency headed
by Dr. Amaraul, has made an excellent
impression by suspending the code of
municipal laws framed by the old board,
and which had given great dissatisfac
Secretary of State Blame has sent a
circular to all ministers and consuls,
possibly, in South America, certainly in
Brazil, requesting information in regard
to the means of extending American
trade with their localities. If American
trade is to make headway in Brazil, great
improvement in the mail service is de
manded. It is now very bad.
RIOTING IN VIENNA.
The Troops Called Out to Quell the
Vienna, April 8. —At a meeting of
strikers here today, the policemen were
stoned by a crowd, and many strikers
were arrested. Later 8,000 unemployed
men held another disorderly meeting,
which culminated in a serious riot. The
mob demolished the police guard
room in a suburb, and seriously
wounded the officer in charge. They
then set fire to a spirit shop and pre
vented the fire-engines from approach
ing, and plundered several Jews' shops.
The troops had to be called out before
the rioters were dispersed. The rioters
afterwards sacked another tavern. Two
squadrons of cavalry and a battalion of
infantry dispersed the rioters. Many
civilians and fourteen policemen were
wounded. Thirty-seven persons were
The Prlnoess of Wales 111.
London, April 8. —The illness of the
Princess of Wales is causing considerable
anxiety. It appears that she never com
pletely recovered from influenza. The
Priness, although only 45, is beginning
to show signs of age, and lately has be
come almost stone deaf.
At Buenos Ayres the premium on gold
Edward Lloyd, publisher of the Daily
Chronicle, is dead.
The Czar lias entirely recovered, and
will return to Gatscheiia, April 20th.
J. S. Morgan, the well-known banker,
died at Monte Carlo, from injuries re
ceived by being thrown from a carriage.
Dr. Knappe, lately German consul in
Samoa, has been placed upon the re
tired list, owing to his conduct at the
time of the disorders at Apia.
A sculling match between McLean and
Kemp will he rowed on the Paramatta
river, May 15th. The race will be for
£200 pounds a side and the champion
ship of the world.
Two writers on a French paper have
been sentenced to fifteen and four
months imprisonment, respectively, and
the manager to three months imprison
ment, for threatening Constans, Minis
ter of the Interior, in addition to heavy
Bramwell Booth, son of General Booth,
of the Salvation Army, has been sum
moned to appear in the London Police
Court, by a lady, to answer the charge
of illegally detaining her property. It is
believed this is the first of a series of like
actions to be brought by former members
of the army, and that a systematic and
successful scheme to obtain property
held by the leaders of the army, will be
—:;$e A YEARS—
V Buys the Daily Herald and
r- the Weekly Herald.
L IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. ,
The Carpenters Still Idle—The Plumbers'
Chicago, April B.—The situation in
connection with the carpenters' strike
was quiet today. A small number of
non-union men from surrounding towns
went to work this morning, but com
mittees of the strikers soon induced
theiutoquil. The struggle now seems
narrowed down to the question of recog
nition of the union. The carpenters de
mand 40 cents per hour, an eight-hour
day, and an early settlement upon a
scale of wages by a conference. The
bosses are willing to concede the eight
hour day demanded and pay cents,
which the men would accept, as some
promise, but absolutely refuse to recog
nize the union. It is believed there will
be no change iv the situation before
Thursday, when the builders will hold
their regular weekly meeting.
There was a hitch this morning in the
negotiations of the plumbers' strike, as
the juniors objected to a reduction of
their demand lor wages. The arbitra
tion committee finally settled the matter
this afternoon. The agreement is to
run two years from February Ist last,
journeymen to receive 1)13.60 per day (in
stead of p\.~b, for which they struck),
and the juniors to get 25 cents per day
increase. The men are well satisfied,
and work will be resumed tomorow.
Portland's Enterprising Citizens.
Portland, April B.—At a meeting to
day of the committee appointed to se
cure subscriptions to the two millions of
l)onds necessary to induce G. W. Hunt
to extend his systems of railroads to this
city, it was formally announced that the
full amount had been subscribed.
San Bernardino, Cal., April 8. —The
Supervisors today awarded the contract
to build a hall of" records, for $39,000.
KANSAS CITY TESTS THE ATJSTRA-
It Works Satisfactorily — A Democratic
Mayor Elected, and Other Officers.
Democrats Successful in Cincinnati.
Kansas City, April B.—A municipal
election was held here today for city
officers, Speaker of the upper house and
members 6f the City Council. The
issues were strictly local. The election
was held under the Australian system,
which went into effect today. The sys
tem was a decided success. There was
not a single arrest for disorderly conduct
or drunkenness, and no attempt a*
illegal voting. The clause of the hv
governing registration caused an increat
of one-third over the last Presidents;
election in the list of voters.
The Democrats elected the Mavoi
Treasurer and City Attorney; the *Rt
publicans elected the Auditor an I
Speaker of the upper house. Michat I
Boland (Rep.), noted as a member of
the Clan-na-Gael triangle, was defeated
in the race for the Police Judgeship by
Wheeler (Dem.). The councilmen and
aldermen are about evenly divided.
At Carroltou, Mo., the Democrats
scored a decided victory. At St. Joseph
and Booneville, the Republicans swept
Cincinnati, April B.—By yesterday's
city election Sam F. Hunt (Democrat),
for Superior Court Judge, has 3,000 ma
jority; Emil Reihse (Republican), for
Clerk of the Police Court, 2,000
majority. The other two Democratic
candidates were elected. In the Council
the Republicans have a majority of two
members, and in the Board of" Educa
El Paso, Tex., April B.—The munici
pal election here today .resulted in a
sweeping majority for the Democrats.
Only two Republicans on the entire
ticket were elected.
Jersey City, April B.—The vote of the
municipal election today was close, and
up to a late hour the result is doubtful.
It is thought, however, that Mayor
Cleveland (Dem.) has been re-elected.
The Republicans have gained three
aldermen, so far.
The Billiard Tourney.
Chicago, April 8. —In the billiard
tournament this afternoon the first game
was between Ives, of Chicago, and Cat
ton, of St. Louis, the former playing 275
to the hitter's 250. Score: Ives, 275;
average, 13 3-4; best run, 62. Catton,
223; average, 11 1-4; highest run, 46.
The second was between Schaeffer and
Heiser, Schaeffer to make 500 to his op
ponent's 250. In the first inning Schaef
fer played beautiful biiliards and made
a run of 87. After that he played list
lessly, evidently being sure of the game,
and the exhibition was tame. Heiser
was playing in hard luck and was ex
tremely nervous. Score: Schaeffer, 500;
average, 16 2-3; best runs, 87, 70, 72, 56,
44. Heiser, 142; average, 4,2; best
The evening game was between Slos
son and Daly, the former winning easily.
Daly's play was poor. Score: Slosson,
500; average, 21V; highest runs, 76,
65, 43 and 42; Daly, 125; averrge. 5 5-22;
highest runs, 26, 27.
A Batch of Indictments.
San Francisco, April B.—The Federal
Grand Jury made a report to United
States District Judge Hoffman. It
brought in six indictments, one of which
was placed on a secret rile until the
warrant of arrest is Berved. Those in
dicted are John F. Glover, re
cently arrested for embezzling
letters containing valuable articles;
\V. F. Maurer, a letter-carrier, charged
with detaining letters entrusted to him
for delivery; Joseph Dasey, a boy who
threw stones at a letter-carrier; Charles
W. Ingram, for stealing postoffice funds
amounting to $225, from the office at
Cazadro; William A. Gordon, for using
canceled postage stamps on a letter
mailed to England.
The Old Board lie-Elected.
Portland, April B.—The annual meet
ing of the stockholders of the Oregon
and California Railroad Company was
held today. The only business consisted
in the re-election of the old board of direc
tors, Stanford, Huntington, Crocker and
A Custom* District for Arlaona.
Washington , April B.—The House
committee on commerce has ordered •
favorable report on the bill establishing
a customs collection clistrict of Arijou*.