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RUN IN THE MUD.
The Slowest Kentucky Derby
Won by Riley by the Skill of
Bill Letcher Second — Robespierre
Opening of the Louisiana Spring Meeting.
Great Crowds—Lively Betting.
Oceans of Mud.
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Louisville, May 14.—The features of
the opening day of the spring meeting
of the Louisville Jockey Club, were
great crowds, some very lively though
not heavy betting, and mud, and then
the Kentucky derby was run in the
slowest time on record. It rained heav
ily all night and until 10 o'clock this
morning. At 2 o'clock the heavens were
clear, and when the bell called for the
first race, fully twenty thousand people
were present. While the bets placed by
individuals were not heavy, except in a
few instances, the aggregate of money
that changed hands was very great. A
good many were unable to place their
money as the jam was so great. The
track was slushy at the opening. The
slightest canter scattered mud for several
feet on either side, and with every great
bound in running mud and water were
dashed yards away in every direction.
As the racing progressed the mud dried
a little and became more sticky.
Five furlongs, 2-year-olds—Grandpa
won, Liberty Bell second, General Cald
well third; time, 1:07)£.
Mile, all ages—Uncle Bob won, Glock
ner second,Warpeakthird; time, l:4(j'^.
Next came the derby, and Riley won
it. None of the other five could touch
him on that muddy track, and it is
doubtful, even, if Bill Letcher, who was
alone proved to be of the same class,
could have pushed the great son of
Longfellow over a dry track. Isaac
Murphy's riding was superb. The occa
• sion required a jockey who could keep
his borne in hand and prevent his killing
himself by running away. Murphy did
this admirably. He had his horse under
complete control throughout. He held
trim back to let the others set the pace
through the mini, kept the way open
bi-ro.-e him to take advantage of every
favor the dreadful track offered, and win
There were six starters —Riley (Mur-'
phy), Prince Fonso (Overton), Palisade
(Britton), Bill Letcher (Allen), Robes
pierre (Francis), Outlook (Breckin
Following was the pooling in the
morning: Robespierre, $40, Riley, $25;
Prince Fonso, $20; Bill Letcher, $15;
Palisade, $10 ; Outlook, $5. W. G. Mor
ris and Rosemeade were scratched.
They were off at the first tap of the
drum, with Letcher in the lead, Pali
sade second, Outlook third, others
bunched. At the quarter Robespierre
led, Outlook second, Palisade third, oth
ers scattered. At the half Riley was
first by a head in front of Robespierre.
At the three-quarters Riley be
gan bis race and the rest be
gan whipping for life. Riley went
to the front, Bill Letcher second," Robes
pierre third, the rest straggling. In the
stretch Riley was two lengths in front of
Letcher and coming easily, and Robes
pierre third. Letcher then began to
come under a heavy whip, and for a
moment it looked like his race, but Mur
phy loosened the reins and Riley re
sponded nobly, coming under the wire
the winner by a length and three-quar
ters, Robespierre a length behind
Letcher, Palisade back two lengths more
and Fonso nearly neck and neck with
him, and Outlook ten lengths in the rear.
Three-quarter-mile heats, all ages —
First heat, White Nose won, Lovelaid
second, Friendless third; time, 1 :19)4-
Second heat—White Nose won, Love
land second, Banner Bearer third ; time,
Last Day at Linden Park.
Linden Park, May 14. —This was the
closing day of the meeting.
Six and one-half furlongs—Stockton
won, Gloster second, Lady Pulsifer third ;
time, 1:22 1 ,,.
Five furlongs—lsaquena, filly, won,
Mandalin, colt, second, Trestle third;
Mile —Supervisor won, Black Thorn
second, Puzzle third ; time, I:43f^.
Seven eights of a mile—Prince How
ard won, Brian Boru second, Stone
mason third; time, 1:30%.
Five-eights of a mile—Chapman won,
Osceola second, Little Barefoot third;
Six and one-half furlongs—Bill Barnes
won, Louis E. second, Bohemian third;
Five furlongs—Buckstone won, King
Arthur second, John Atwood third;
Wet Grounds Prevent All the American
and Some of the League Games.
Chicago, May 14.—A1l the American
association games were postponed on ac
count of wet grounds. The league game
at Pittsburg was postponed on account
Brooklyn, May 14. —The New York
league club defeated the home team by
superior batting. They came near los
ing through some rocky fielding, but re
covered their lost ground by a batting
streak in the eighth. Attendance, 1,500.
New York 1 20000030—0
Brooklyn 0 01030000—4
Hits—New York, 12; Brooklyn, <i. Errors-
New York, 5; Brooklyn, 1. Batteries—Rusie,
Buckley, and Terry, Daly. Umpires—Lynch,
Boston, May 14.—The league game
this afternoon was characterized by fine
fielding and terrific batting. Vickery
was driven out of the box in the sixth",
up to which time the Bostons had made
twelve runs. Attendance, 1,500.
Boston 05070001 I—l 4
Philadelphia 0 00301300—7
Hits—Boston, 22; Philadelphia, 12. Errors-
Boston, 2; Philadelphia, 5. Batteries—Getzein,
Bennett; Vickey, Smith, Schriever. Umpire—
Boston, May 14. —Keefe proved too
much for the Boston brotherhood club
this afternoon. In the absence of Kelly
the home team played as if without a
head. Attendance, 0,000.
New York 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 2 *—11
Boston 0 3 0 0 0 10 0 o—2
Hits—New York, 11; Boston, 5. Errors—New
York, 6. Boston, 13; Batteries—Keefe and
Vaughan; Qumbert and .Sweet. Umpires-
Kelly and Oday.
Buffalo. May 14. —The brotherhood
game this afternoon was a good one.
Loth pitchers did good work, but Bars
ton had the best of it. Attendance, 300.
Buffalo 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 o—l
Chicago 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 o—4
Hits—Buffalo, 4; Chicago, 7. Errors —Buf-
falo, 1; Chicago, 5. Batteries—Person and
Mack, Barston and Farrell. Umpires—Gunning
Philadelphia, May 14. —Philadelphia
this afternoon defeated the Brooklyn
brotherhood club in a good game that
was exciting and marked by some bad
and many good plays. Attendance 500.
Philadelphia 0 0012300 o—6
Brooklyn... "...0 0 0 005000—5
Hits—Philadelphia, 0; Brooklyn, ti. Er
rors—Philadelphia, 4; Brooklyn, 3. Batteries—
Weyhing, Kinslow; Cunningham, Hallman.
NEW FREIGHT RATES FROM CALI
FORNIA TO THE EAST.
Special Fast Fruit Trains to be Run—The
Passenger Rate War Goes Merrily On.
General Railroad News.
San Francisco, May 14. —A circular
reducing freight rates from California to
the east has been received from the
chairman of the Transcontinental Asso
ciation at St. Louis, to go into effect May
26th. Special fast trains will also be
run, and parties shipping seven carloads
of fruit at one time can have them sent
at the same speed as passenger trains,
by paying about one-third more than
the regular rates. Such trains must be
consigned to one person for collection
purposes, but the cars may be consigned
to different parties. Any number of per
sons or firms may combine to take ad
vantage of this service.
The Kate War.
Chicago, May 14. —The Burlington
railroad has announced that next Satur
day the rate to St. Paul from Chicago
will bo reduced to $8, the present rate is
$8. The cut will be generally met.
This afternoon the Milwaukee and St.
Paul retaliated on the Burlington, by
making a three-dollar rate between Chi
cago and Council Bluffs, Omaha and
Kansas City, and $6.20 to Sioux City, as
'.veil as making a cut to St. Paul.
Canadian Pacific Meeting.
Montreal, May 14. —At the annual
meeting of the Canadian Pacific Rail
road Company today the old board of
directors was re-elected, with one ex
ception. The report for the past year
shows: Cross earnings, $15.030,660; net
earnings, $0,006,059; surplus for the
year after the payment of the supple
mentary dividend, $1,570,020; surplus
from the previous year, $326,423; in
crease in profits over the previous year,
$2,230,285. The report expresses belief
that there is no ground for anticipating
hostile legislation at Washington, and
states the intention to continue the 5
per cent, dividend. Referring to the
completion of the line from Toronto to
"Detroit, the report states that a traffic
arrangement with the Wabash and two
Michigan roads has been made, and says
the great system of the Wabash, which
effected independent connection with
Chicago, St. Louis and other western
and southwestern points and connection
with two important Michigan railroads,
will be of very great value. William C.
Van Home was elected president.
Ohio and Mississippi Trouble.
Terra Haute, Ind., May 14. —Forsev-
eral days there have been rumors of
trouble on the Ohio and Mississippi
road. Grand Chief Sargeant, of the
Brotherhood of Firemen, was asked
about it tonight, and said thirty days
ago the grievance committee of engineers
and firemen asked President Barnard for
a raise in wages and a change in certain
rules. He offered some concessions to
the engineers, who declined them un
less the firemen were recognized. On
May 6th Chief Arthur, of the engineers,
and Chief Sargeant, of the firemen,
called, but President Barnard refused to
treat with them as the official represen
tatives of their brotherhoods. The su-
preme council o£ the confederation of
railway employees, consisting of the offi
cers of the firemen, brakmen, conduc
tors and switchmen, were notified and
had an interview yesterday with Presi
dent Barnard. After considerable dis
cussion an agreement was reached by
which the labor organizations were
recognized for the first time on this road,
an increase in wages was obtained and
changes in the rules for the benefit of
Huntington et al. Knjolneil.
New York, May 14.—Judge O'Brien
this'afternoon granted an injunction re
straining Frederick Olcot, C. P. Hunt
ington and others from taking any ac
tion under the reorganization scheme of
the Houston and Texas Central road.
The injunction was granted on the ap
plication of a number of stockholders,
represented by Gernsheim & Co., claim
ing that the stockholders would be
frozen out in favor of Huntington and
the Southern Pacific. Tito trustees will
now make an inquiry into the floating
Ticket Brokers Moot.
Indianapolis, May 14. —The American
Ticket Brokers' Association began its
twelfth annual meeting today.
Santa Cruz, Cal., May 14. —A flower
festival, under the patronage of the
Woman's Aid Society, opened this
morning at the fair pavilion, to continue
through the week.
THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 15, 1890.
WEST COAST NEWS.
San Francisco's Inefficient
Good Luck Alone Has Prevented
The Grand Jury Condemns the
The "West Coast Lumber Company Burned
Out at San Bernardino—Protracted
Associated Press Dispatches. I
San Francisco, May 14. —The grand
jury riled its report in Judge Murphy's
court today, giving the result of its in
vestigations into the condition of the
fire department, and directing attention
to many needed improvements for pro
tecting property, made necessary by the
rapid growth of the city. The smallness
of the department is much deplored.
The report declares that the sparing of
San Francisco from a general conflagra
tion can only be attributed to luck.
An increased appropriation and h
fully paid fire department commensu-
rate with the size of the city is recom
mended, and in this connection
figures are given, showing the
proportionate amounts of money
expended towards securing adequate
protection from fire in other large cities
of the United States. The present San
Francisco department is said to coiisifit
of five trucks, seventeen engines, seven
hose companies and 26,300 feet of hose
(good, bad and indifferent), manned by
seventy-live permanent and 208 citll
men. A full-paid department is favored.
More hydrants are also recommended.
Figures are given showing the results of
the recent test to determine the amount
of force lost by friction when water is
carried through a hose for any great
distance. It is stated that while in
all eastern cities hydrants are placed
only 700 feet apart, in San Francisco,
a city built almost entirely of wood,
they are from 1,600 to 2,000 feet apart.
Attention is directed to the fact that
the working of the department is im
peded by telephone and telegraph wires
in the business part of the city, and in
order to overcome this difficulty, it is
suggested that the city should purchase
a full set of Skivrer & Bangor ladders.
In conclusion the board of supervisors
is urged to at once purchase at least
ten new engines, three trucks and at
least 10,000 feet of •hose,and see to placing
150 additional hydrants.
The Earth Continually Trembling in the
Vicinity of Pajaro.
Santa Cbtjz, May 14. —Ever since the
big earthquake of the sixth of last
month, there have been daily seismic
disturbances along the line between
Pajaro and San Juan, where the earth
quake was heaviest. Each day three or
four small shocks occur, and yesterday
six quite pronounced ones were felt.
Two were felt at 3 o'clock this morning in
this city. The fissure made on Chitten
den ranch, above Pajaro, during the big
earthquake, has been gradually increas
ing in depth and width. Tlie railroad
company is keeping a force of carpenters
in the vicinity of the bridges between
Pajaro and Gilroy, for fear of damage by
the shocks if they get heavier. It is
said there will be no change in the time
card of the coast division till the earth
quakes cease, as the company don't want
to put on the Monterey flyer for fear of
A FATAL LEAP.
Sad Result of a Runaway at Sacra-
Sacramento, May 14. —Among the pas
sengers to arrive from San Francisco
this morning on the overland train,
which was delayed by an accident at
Suisun last night, was Mrs. Emms L.
Burt, of this city. The lady entered the
hack of Robert Kent, at the depot, and
the horses started off on a trot before
Kent had taken his seat. He grasped
the reins but was thrown against a pole
and was thrown to the ground. The
horses started up Second street at a wild
pace; Mrs. Burt jumped from the hack
near L and Third streets, and fell on her
head, fracturing her skull. Her son was
sent for, but she died without recover
ing conciousness. She was the widow of
Thodore Burt, formerly a railroad engi
neer. Kent's injuries are not serious.
ACRES OF FLAMES.
The West Coast Lumber Company Burned
Out at San Bernardino.
San Francisco, May 14. —A San Ber
nardino special says : Fire broke out in
the West Coast Lumber and Mill Com
pany's mills this evening, and in a few
minutes enveloped it in flames, which
spread rapidly to the surrounding build
ings and large piles of lumber in the
yard. There was soon a sheet of Hame
about four acres in extent. The lire de
partment was powerless to save any of
the property of the company, hut pre
vented the flames from spreading to the
residences in the vicinity. The mill
was worth $40,000; insurance $15,000.
There was over $50,000 worth of lumber
consumed, on which there was no in
A Narrow-Gauge Train Wrecked Near
San Jose, Cal., May 14. — The
narrow-gauge train from San Francisco
was wrecked three miles north of Al
-viso this afternoon. Spreading of the
rails caused the engine to leave the track
and go down a six-foot embank
ment, where it was buried in
the mud. The engineer put on the air
prakes and jumped. The baggage car
and smoker left the rails ; the remain
ing two coaches kept on the track. The
engineer received a sprained ankle. The
fireman went down with the engine and
escaped with a bruised arm. The pass
engers were thoroughly shaken up and
bruised, but not seriously injured.
Patent Fakirs Sentenced.
San Francisco, May 14.—Clarence
Sanborn, a so-called, "patent agent,"
convicted of using the United States
mads to defraud inventors, was today
sentenced to serve eighteen months' im
prisonment on one count ,twelve months'
on a second, and six months' on the
third, and to pay a fine of $250 on each
count. Samuel Sanborn, similarly in
dicted, was sentenced to eighteen
months' imprisonment and a fine of $100.
Kedtly Gallagher | nable to Meet Billy
Bam FSAKcisco, May 14.—The tight
between Ruddy Gallagher and Billy Mc-
Carthy, v hich was to have occurred in
the California Club, has been declared
off, on account of Gallagher's sickness.
Rol> P'ifzsimmons, a new arrival from
New Zealand, has been substituted for
Gallagher, and will light McCarthy May
2!Uh for a purse of $1,250.
Portland, Ore., May 14.—Tom Tracar
and Dave Flaherty fought ten rounds
with two-ounce gloves for $800 a side on
a barge near this city this afternoon.
Tracar won easily.
Santa Barbara, May 14.—The annual
convention of the General Congrega
tional Association of Southern Califor
nia, assembled here today. About one
hundred delegates are in attendance.
The convention of the Women's Home
Missionary Society of the Congrega
tional church of Southern California, is
also in session.
Fell Into a Pit.
San Andreas, CaL, May 14.—Robert
Benson, age 22, fell into an unused shaft
forty-five feet deep, at Central Hill, and
was almost instantly killed.
A POLITICAL MACHINE.
THAT IS WHAT RET CLARKSON
CALLS THE GOVERNMENT.
He Does Not Believe in a Prolonged Tenure
of Office—Hence He Chops Off so Many
Democratic Postmasters' Heads.
Chicago, May 11. —In a lengthy inter
view tonight with a reporter for a local
paper, Assistant Postmaster-General
Clarkßon is quoted assaying: "The gov
ernment of the United States is a pol
itical, not a business machine."
"The genius of our political progress,"
he added, "lies in the active interest
taken in the government by the people.
That this interest should be kept alive
and aroused to even a greater extent
than at present, is most essential. The
essayasts who enjoy formulating theories
for an ideal government admit that
their cherished system can only
come through the political activity of
Mr. Clarkson thinks decidedly this
country would not be better off "with a
civil service like England's. "What,"
said he, "perpetuates the office-holding
class of which every member arriving at
the age of sixty shall receive a pension ?
What aim in life would be theirs, save
to hang on in the easiest method possi
ble? Their ambition would die
for want of nourishment and
their value to the country decrease.
I believe that continued service in the
government employ is bad for any man,
and after a certain period all public ser
vants should be sent back to the people
to renew themselves. Each office should
have a fixed tenure to preserve the re
spect of the occupant, and if the occu
pant desires a second term, let him show
by his work that he is entitled to it."
Mr. Clarkson would not abolish the
civil service examination, but thinks
every man should be examined by the
official in whose employ he is to be.
Such a principle prevails in business,
why not in the government?
Mr. Clarkson asserted, in reply to a
question as to the comparison "of our
service with that of England, that the
business of ourgovernment is transacted
more accurately and at a lower percent
age of loss than any other public or pri
vate business in existence.
WHO ROBBED WALLACE.
It Was Leslie McLeotl Who Took the
Bonds From the Vaults.
New York, May 14. —Regarding the
robbery of John H. AVallace, editor of
Wallace's Monthly, Inspector Byrnes says
the party who stole $50,000 'worth of
bonds from Wallace, was Leslie Mc-
Leod, assistant editor of the magazine.
It was first supposed that young Robert
Wallace stole them. McLeod has been
identified by the officials of a safe de
posit company as the man who went to
the vaults on Wednesday, and on Thurs
day morning the bonds were missing. It
is known that young Wallace on Thurs
day afternoon negotiated $10,000
worth of bonds. On the same day he
took a steamer for Havana. The
amount of bonds and money stolen is
$40,000. Great surprise is expressed at
the action of young Wallace, who was a
very distant relative of his benefactor.
Carlisle Getting There.
Frankfort, Ky., May 14. —The demo
cratic caucus tonight took four ballots,
only six names being voted upon, Car
lisle, McCreary, Lindsay, Knott. Moore
and Settle. Messrs. Buckner, McKin
sey and Reeves were left out entirely.
The fourth ballot stood: Cariise, 39, a
gain of 5 over the first ballot; McCreary,
12, a gain of 2 over the first ballot;
Lindsay, 28; Knott, 16; Moore, 12; Set
tle, 7. Carlisle is undoubtedly stronger
tonight, and his men are in a mood to
push the contest to a close tomorrow.
Guyed the Japs.
San Francisco, May 14. —Late this
evening several boys guyed the Japanese
students at the Methodist mission in this
city. The Japs retorted, and a fight
ensued, in which one of the Japs drew a
knife and cut one of the boys, named
O'Connor, severely in half a dozen
places. • His wounds are not dangerous.
San Francisco, May 14.—A Portland
special says : Rev. 0". C. Stratton, lately
president of Mills seminary, is to take
the position of chancellor of Willamete
university, the principal Methodist in
stitution of this State.
A Libel Suit's Failure.
San Francisco, May 14.—The jury in
the case of the libel suit of Adair Wel
eker against the Examiner, for $100,000
damages, rendered a verdict for the de
fendant, assessing the costs to the plain
BEYOND THE SEAS.
Count Yon Moltke Speaks in
He Declares That a European
War is Impending.
The Passage of the Military Bill
Assured by His Efforts.
Parnellites Score a Victory in the British
Commons—Labor Riots and a
Plague of Locusts.
Associated Press Dispatches. 1
Berlin, May 14. —During the debate
in the reichstag today, on the military
bill, the minister of war explained the
provisions of the measure. Count Yon
Moltke spoke in support of the European
situation. He declared that it was al
ways growing more difficult, and it was
always more imperative that Germany
should have a strong military system. A
strong government alone would be able
to maintain peace, and there is no one
who does not hesitate to throw a match
into a powder barrel.
He beheld all the powers peacefully
disposed, but security could only be at
tained by Germany's own efforts. Of
course, the maintenance of an army on
a war footing demanded the expenditure
of large amounts of money, but the
point to be considered was this: "If we
economize in our war expenditures, the
most brilliant financial sensation we
may be able to create, will not ensure
the exclusion of our enemies from the
Richter, leader of the progressist lib
erals, said the increase in France was
accompanied by a reduction in the time
of service to two years. He favored the
same for the German army. He main
tained that the reichstag ought to form
its own views, and not form a decision
based on the views of military officers.
General Dv Vernois replied that the
government was preparing a bill to re
organize the army and a chance was
offered in the near future to discuss the
subject of a shorter service. For the
present the government would make no
Yon Moltke declared that the days of
war waged by cabinets are past. The
elements that now threaten peace are
found among the people. The cupidity
of the classes less favored by fortune a
home, and their occasional attempts t(
obtain a rapid improvement of their con
j dition by forcible measures abroad
These dangerous elements are producing
I everywhere discnetent and may at anj
moment percipate war even against the
will of the government. For the govern
ment was not strong enough to oppose
the passions of the people andendeavors
of parties, which constitute a perma
nent danger of war. When that war,
that for the past decade has hung like
Damocles's sword over our heads, at last
breaks out, its duration no one will be
able to foresee. It might be a seven
years war, or even thirty years war.
Woe to him who sets the match.
London, May 14. —The Berlin corre
spondent of the Times says Yon Moltke's
speech has assured the adoption of the
The Parnellltes Gain a Victory Through
a Conservative Blunder.
London, May 14. —In the commons
tonight How (nationalist) moved the
second reading of the Irish agricultural
labor bill, proposing the use of the
church surplus to erect cottages for la
borers. There was a spirited debate,
Balfour contending that the Parnellites
desired to embarrass the government and
injure the land purchase bill. The sec
ond reading was agreed to without divis
ion, amid prolonged Irish cheers.
The defeat of the government was due
to a blunder of the conservative whips,
wdio notified the members of the govern
ment party that their presence would be
required at 4 o'clock. This became
known to the Parnellites, who attended
in full strength at noon, and after short
speeches rushed the division before the
conservatives could be mustered.
Labor Riots in Spain, Germany and
Bn.noa, May 14.—A strike of 9,000
miners in this district for an increase of
wages and reduction of working hours
Mining riots are reported at Ortulla
and Desierto. The troops tired on the
mob, killing several and wounding oth
ers. The whole province of Biscay is
under martial law. Business is at a
standstill and railway traffic suspended.
Hamburg, May 14. —The striking gas
workers continued their riotous demon
strations today. Several conflicts oc
curred between the police and the mob,
many of the latter being injured. Sev
eral of the ringleaders were arrested.
Prague, May 14. —The strike is ex
tending. The strikers are riotous and
soldiers are patrolling the streets.
A Plague of Locusts.
St. Petersburg, MaA 14. —A plague of
locusts is devastating Trans-Caucasia. A
quarter of a million acres of agricultural
land at Tirlis and Batter has been rav
aged. Three hundred thousand men are
occupied in the destruction of locusts,
and still they swarm over everything.
Mrs. Frank Leslie Engaged.
London, May 14. —The Marquis de
Lenville authorizes the statement that
he and Mrs. Frank Leslie are "engaged,"
and that their marriage will take place
Rome, May 14. —Five persons injured
by the explosion of balistte, have since
died, making the total number of vic
Death of a French Admiral.
Toulon, May 14. — Admiral Dupetit
Thouars is dead.
The Odd Fellows' Constitution.
San Francisco, May 14—At. the ses
sion of the Odd Fellows' grand lodge
this morning, a serie-i of ■ 'ndments to
the constitution was adopte
-*isB A YEARS—
Buys the Daily Herald and
*2 the Weekly Herald.
IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN.
St. L. & S. F. Directors.
St. Loins, May 14.—At the annual
meeting of the St. Louis and San Fran
cisco railroad today the following were
elected directors: George Cappell, Wal
ter L. Frost, Isaac E. Gates, George J.
Gould, B. R. Gray, C. P. Huntington,
H. K. Mcllarg, H. L. Morrill, Horace
Porter, Jesse Seligman, Russel Sage,
Henry Seligman and E. K. Winslow.
Of these, Mcllarg, Morrill and Selig
man replace Patton, Buckley and O'Day
of the old board.
Rochester, N. V., May 14.—The gen
eral convention of the order of railway
conductors decided today to eliminate
from their constitution the clause pro
hibiting strikes. There has been a hot
fight on this point, Grand Chief
Wheaton and the eastern delegates
opposing it. Wheaton will now prob
The Indian's Best Interests.
Washington, May 14.—The secretary
of the interior favors uniting the Indians
of the Pine Ridge agency, South Dakota,
and those at the Tongue River agency,
Montana, and locating them upon the
Crow or Home reservation. The presi
dent believes such an arrangement
would promote the best interests of both
Sistare in Jail.
New York, May 14.— W. H. M. Sis
tare, the banker, arrested Monday for
failing to account for $112,000 worth of
securities placed with bis firm by Rich
ard Hecksher, of Philadelphia, passed
last night in confinement in Ludlow
street jail. So far he has not been able
to obtain bail, which is fixed at $75,000.
THE ANCIENT ORDER HOLDING SE
A Meeting in Commemoration of the Phoe
nix Park Murder—A New Irish Organ
ization in Canada.
Hartford, Conn., May 14.—The con
vention of the Ancient Order of Hiber
nians, spent the entire day in sessions
with closed doors. There was no contest
New York, May 14.—United Irishmen
and Irish volunteers tonight commemor
ated the execution of the murderers of
Lord Cavendish, and Sir Secretary
Burke, in Phoenix park, by a meet
ing in Clarendon hall. Timothy Quinn,
chairman, in a long speech, denounced
l'arnell because he had not secured
> tor I?viaud. c said dyna
an ..h were alone
tion lormed here and at Quebec,
has already 10,000 members, prin
cipally Irish and Canadians. A large
number of the latter are Frenchmen.
One of its objects is to obtain money in
Canada for Irish home rule. Another is
to wage warfare against British rule,
with the final objects of the separation
and annexation of Canada to the United
Another Caisson Collapses.
Louisville, May 14. —The caisson at
the new bridge capsized this afternoon,
killing one man and seriously injuring
se*eral others. Fifteen men were at
work cementing the outside, when the
caisson suddenly careened, the timbers
snapped, and the massive structure sud
denly turned over, and now stands bot
tom side up. Superintendent Mitchell
was killed by falling timber.
White Caps Killed,
Meridian, Miss., May 14.—A band of
White Caps, who have been unmerci
fully beating parties In this neighbor
hood, visited the house of a negro named
Anderson last Sunday night. Upon the
negro refusing to come out, they fired
the house. Anderson than ran out and
fired into the crowd, killing Louis Land
and wounding two others. Anderson
St. Paul, May 14.—Snow and rain fell
in Northern Minnesota and North Da
kota today, and the farmers welcome it
for their crops. In most quarters the
snow was quite heavy.
Nechh, N. D., May 14.—Eight inches
of snow fell last night, and it is still
snowing this morning.
A Dose of Morphine Taken in a Prison
At 4:50 o'clock yesterday morning
Harry Myers, a printer, was taken to
the police station by Officers Grubbs and
Hensley and locked up on the charge of
battering Albert Meilick, a bar-tender
in a Main-street saloon. Shortly after
being placed in a cell, Myers was appar
ently in considerable pain, and calling to
the jailer he asked that a priest be sent
for immediately, as he had taken a dose
of morphine. Police Surgeon Morrison
was summoned, and on his arrival the
stomach-pump was brought into requisi
tion, and Myers was soon pronounced,
out of danger. No cause can be assigned
for his rash act except that he was
drunk and irresponsible. The poison
was secreted about his clothing in a
small phial and escaped detection by the
officers who searched him prior to his
being locked up.
A .Sprinkling Wagon Wrecked.
One of D. F. Donegan's sprinkling
wagons was badly wrecked yesterday
afternoon out on Second street. The
team was standing near the Second-street
park, when it took fright and ran down
the street until nearly where the cable
engine-house is,when the horses plunged
into the big cut for the sewer that has
been dug there. The animals were badly
hurt, and the wagon quite wrecked. The
only way the horses could be got out was
by tilling up the hole dug to lay the
sewer in. It was a long job, as the pit is
The following telegrams remain un
called for at the Western Union telegraph
nffice. cornpr Court and Main streets,
May 14, 1890: J. A. Legist! ue, Robt.
Perry, Sam C. Ball, F. O. W 'man, A.
W. Ellis. H. E. Currey.