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VOL. XXXIV. —NO. 74.
A Decision Against the Sugar
The Court of Appeals Delivers
Tho, Judgment of the Lower Court
The North River Refinery Forfeits Its
Franchises—The Trust People Not
Associated Press Dispatches.l
Albany, N. V., June 24.—The de
cision of tlie court of appeals in tlie case
of the people vs. the North River Sugar
Refinery Company, written by Judge
Finch, wa.s handed down today. It
says : ''The judgment soughtagainst the
defendant is one of corporate death.
The state which created, asks us to de
stroy, and the penalty invoked repre
sents the extreme rigor of the law.
Two questions open before us:
First, has the defendant corporation
exceetled or abused its powers ; and sec
ond, does that excess or abuse threaten
or harm the public welfare. We find
that it lias become an integral part and
element of a combination which posesses
over it absolute control and dictates the
extent and manner and terms of its en
tire business activity. The defendant
corporation has lost the power to make
a dividend, and is compelled to pay
over its net earnings to the mas
ter whose servant it has become.
Under the order of that master, it is re
fused the privilege to refine sugar, and
by as much has lessened the supply
upon the market. It cannot stir unless
the master approves, and yet is entitled
to receive from the earnings of other
relineries, amassed as profits in the
treasury of the board, its pro
portionate share for subdivision
among its own stockholders who
now own substitute certificates.
In return for this advantage it has be
come liable to become mortgaged; not
for its own corporate benefit alone, but
to supply with funds the controlling
board when that board reached out kn
ottier coveted refineries. All of this is
admitted by the defendant."
The decision, after further considering
the formation of the trust, says: ''The
defendant could have prevented it being
founded by refusing to register or recog
nize the legal transfer of stock. They
should have appealed to the law, thus
shattering the trust, at the outset. The
question to be determined is whether
the conduct of the defendant in aiding
to form the trust was illegal. In all
these points which have been reviewed,
it is found that the corporation was doing
the public an injury, and in avoiding
the state law which compels the reser
vation of corporate rights, proved un
faithful to its owners. The present cor
poration or trust puts upon the market
capital stock, proudly defiant of actual
values and capable of unlimited expan
sion. It is one thing for the state to re
spect rights of ownership, and quite an
other thing to add to the possibly
further extension of their consequence
by creating artificial authorities in
the management of all such
aggregations. If corporations could
combine and mass their forces in a
solid trust with little added risk to the
capital already in, without limit to mag
nitude, a tempting and easy road is
opened to enormous combinations vastly
exceeding in number and strength any
possibilities of individual ownership.
The state seeks to protect individuals,
rather than combinations."
Concluding, the opinion says:
"The defendant corporation has
violated its charter and failed
in the performance of its corporate
duties, and that in a respect so material
and important as to justify a judgment
of dissolution. Besides that in this state
there can be no partnerships of separate
and independent corporations, whether
direct or indirect, through the medium
of a trust —no substantial consolidations,
which avoid and disregard the statutory
provisions and restraints ; but that man
ufacturing corporations must be and
leinain separate as they were created, or
one under the statute. The judgment
appealed from is affirmed with costs."
New Yokk, June 24. —Supreme Court
Justice Barrett, referring to the decision,
said: "This is a matter in which I have
taken greater interest, I think, than in
any other which has come before me.
This question of trusts is, I thinkahnost
of as much consequence as slavery."
On the street the sugar people and
those interested in the trust, appeared
to be more amused than disconcerted by
the decision of the court. They say the
trust has not received its death blow,
but will still continue. Only the
"method" of doing business will be
A State Ticket Nominated and Platform
Springfield, 111., June 24.—The Re
publican state convention today nomin
ated the following ticket: Treasurer,
Franz Amberg, Chicago; superintendent
of public instruction, Dr. Richard A.
Edwards, the present incumbent. Trus
tees of the State University were also
The platform renews the declaration
in favor of a free and honest ballot and
count, and recommends the enactment
of the Australian ballot system by the
next general assembly ; also the bill now
before congress. National and state
action is urged against trusts and com
bines whereby the prices of necessaries
of life are unjustly enhanced, and com
binations of common carriers whereby
the expenses of carrying the products of
tlie farm arc placed at such exorbitant
figures as to amount to the confiscation
of both farm and labor.
The platform maintains that no cor
poration or company should be per
mitted to get more than a reasonable
per cent, on the actual capital invested
and reasonable wages for its officers and
employees; that dividends on watered
stock are robbc-v. The platform favors
the use of both gold and silver as
money. Libor.il pensions are favored.
The importance of the temperance ques
tion is recognized, and "all proper and
practical methods for abating the evils
of the liquor traffic" are favored.
The administration of President Har
rison is cordially endorsed, as are also
the rules of the house of representa
tives, "by which the rule of the major
ity in congress is made effective not
withstanding the filibustering tactics of
tne democratic minority, whose only
purpose seems to be to prevent and ob
struct wise legislation."
On the school question the platform
says: "We recognize the American
public school system as the chief agency
in securing intelligent citizenship, and
the chief bulwark of popular liberties,
and we declare in favor of a cumpulsorv
education law which will guarantee to
all the children of the state ample op
portunity of acquiring such elementary
education as will fit them for intelligent
duties when they reach the age of man
hood. But we are at the same time op
posed to any arbitrary interference
with the right of parents or guardians to
educate their children in private schools,
no matter where located, aud we favor
amendment to the existing compulsory
education law so as to conform with the
declaration herein set forth, and also the
repeal of so much of said law as provides
for public supervision over private
A. O. IK W. Officers.
Boston, June 24.—The supreme lodge
A. O. U. W. today elected officers for the
ensuing year. The supreme master
workman is W. Warner Wilson, of De
troit, Mich.; supreme medical exam
iner, Hugh Doherty, of Boston.
Saratoga, N. V., June 24.—The court
of appeals this morning affirmed the de
cision of the courts below that the war
den of Auburn prison was the proper
person to execute Kemmler.
CITY VS. STATE.
CLASHING AUTHORITIES AT SPO
An Interesting Contest Being Waged. Be
tween the City and State Authorities.
Arrests and Counter Arrests Made.
Spokane Falls, Wash., June 24.—A1l
day long the city has been deeply ex
cited over the conflict between the city
and state authorities. A struggle has
been pending for some time between the
City Park Transit Company and
the Spokane Falls Street Railway Com
pany, for the privilege of laying street
car lines on Division street. At the last
meeting of the council that body ordered
both companies to tear up their tracks
from the sides of the streets, and gave
the City Park Transit Company privilege
to lay a track in the center of the street.
The City Park Transit Company
obeyed the order, but the Spokane
Street Railway Company did not, and
instead, obtained an injunction from
the superior court to restrain the tear
ing-up of their tracks. At 4 o'clock this
morning the difficulty began. A large
force of laboring men in the employ of
the City Park Transit Company began
tearing up the tracks of their opponents,
being protected by a large force of po
lice. Judge Kannard, of the superior
court, then issued a restraining order,
and Acting-Mayor Davidson, Street
Superintendent Swinglot and Alderman
Covey were arrested for contempt of
court. Soon thereafter Sheriff Hinch
liffe and Deputy Hugh drove to the
scene and placed Chief of Police Hub
bard and his captains under arrest.
They submitted and in turn or
dered the police to arrest the
sheriff and his deputy. Then
all parties went before Judge Kannard.
Judge Kannard was annoyed over the
resistance to his orders, and directed
the sheriff to enforce them and to tear
up the new track of the Transit Com
pany, if he had to call on every able
bodied man in the county. The sheriff
gathered two hundred and fifty depu
ties, and going to Division street tore up
the track of the Transit Company, and
relaid the track of the Spokane Street
Railway Company, thus leaving matters
where they were at the beginning of the
struggle, and placing it in the superior
court for determination. A special ses
sion of the city council is now in session,
but as yet has taken no steps in the
Investigating the Koodlera.
Chicago, June 24.—An investigation
into the charges of boodling in the city
council was begun by the grand jury
this morning. Evidence was presented
that Mike McDonald, the wealthy ex
gambler, olfered Alderman Charles
Monear and Simon AVallner $'5,000 each
to vote for the West Lake-street ele
vated railroad ordinance. They only
got $1,300 each and made an affidavit to
that effect in the office of Joseph C.
Mackin, recently released from the pen
itentiary for election fraud; then the
things were sworn to by Mackin and his
This afternoon attachments were is
sued for the two ex-aldermen, Monear
and Wallner, and they were brought in
and gave bonds for their appearance to
morrow. Monear says the affidavit
bearing his name is a forgery, and the
whole business is a conspiracy. It is
through a man named Peter (iabel that
the charges of bribery are expected to be
proved, Gabel is a gambler, and is said
to have an unsavory reputation.
A Hen Thief's Hard Luck.
San Diego, CaL, June 24.—0. B.
Northrup, a rancher of Otay, who re
ceived a charge of shot in his head and
shoulders from a spring gun set in his
neighbor's chicken house one dark night
some time ago, and was afterward
arrested on the charge of chicken-steal
ing, has been found guilty and sentenced
to undergo three months imprisonment
in the county jail, and to pay a fine of
Prof. Hotlou Will Accept.
Santa Rosa, CaL, June 24. —Professor
0. E. Hutton, principal of the Santa
Rosa public schools, received a telegram
today informing him of his election to a
chair in the normal school at Los Ange
les. He will accept.
Sullivan Fined 8500.
PURVIS, Miss., June 24. —John L. Sul
livan pleaded guilty to prize-fighting
and was fined five hundred dollars.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 25, 1890.
A BIG TIE-UP.
Not a Wheel Turning on the
Tlie Road's Immense Traffic at
All on Account of an Obnoxious
The Trainmen Demand His Removal Be
fore They Will Allow Operations
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Chicago, June 24. — One thousand
freight conductors, brakemen and
switchmen of the Illinois Central struck
last night, followed by three hundred
passenger trainmen this morning. Not
a wheel w r as turning on the road here
today. Everything is quiet. The strike
is for the discharge of an obnoxious su
perintendent, Russell, and the rein
statement of two minor officials.
The strikers this afternoon ordered all
the branches of the road in Illinois,
Wisconsin and lowa tied up. It is said
not a wheel is moving north of the Ohio
The men insist on the dismissal of
Superintendent Russell, whose jurisdic
tion extends over the lines in Illinois,
lowa and Wisconsin. They have many
grievances against him. Train-masters
were discharged by him as mentioned in
these dispatches last night.
The men did not want to be held re
sponsible for interfering with the United
States mail or express matter, and con
sequently attached the mail and express
cars to the New Orleans mail train
today. The general superintendent,
however, refused to start the train until
passenger coaches were attached, and
the strikers warned him that he de
tained the mail and express at the com
General Manager Beck and General
Superintendent Sullivan had a confer
ence with the strikers this afternoon.
The men stated their determination not
to return to work until Superintendent
Russell was dismissed. The only con
clusion arrived at was that the company
would resist the men's demand.
The tie-up will cause serious trouble,
not only locally, but throughout a large
section of country both west and south.
The suburban traffic of the road is
enormous, the largest in the United
States. Trains run in and out of the
city every five minutes from 5 o'clock in
the morning until midnight, and are
crowded. All the people, many of whom
live beyond the cable-car limits, are now
thrown upon their own resources for
transportation. But it isnot this that will
trouble the commercial world. To stop
the freight traffic of the Illinois Central
means to prevent thousands of people in
Northern lowa, Southern Illinois, Ken
tucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louis
iana from getting their products to
The Machinists' Strike.
La Gi#nde, Ore., June 24. —The strik
ing machinists of the Union Pacific are
still out, and the situation remains un
changed. The machinists are striving
hard to cement their forces, and thus
far have been successful in preventing
their places from being filled by others.
Scab Materials Boycotted.
Boston, June 24. —The union brick
layers have decided to refuse all material
handled by scabs. This will stop build
ing unless the masters give in.
SUNDAY SCHOOL, WORK.
The International Annual Convention in
Session at Pittsburg.
Pittsburg, June 24. —The interna
tional Sunday school convention met
this morning. Twelve hundred dele
gates were present from all the states
and territories, and provinces of Canada,
representing all the evangelical denomi
nations. At the afternoon session Presi
dent Reynolds spoke at length of work
in the field. New England now, instead
of being the fold at which the great west
draws its missionary supplies, is a
missionary field itself. The vast
number of foreigners coming in
has created a demand that never ex
isted before for missionaries right in the
heart of New England. In the south
both white and colored people are inter
ested, and great work is being done. In
the west and northwest, so far as Sun
day schools are concerned, no states in
the union are better supplied. Al
though the organizations are weak, they
are improving, and the outlook in the
west is glorious. Summing up, he said,
all over the world and all over this great
country, Sunday school work is in a
more prosperous condition than ever.
The people are dropping their denomi
national prejudices, and realizing more
and more that if this country is ever to
be saved the Sunday school must be the
means. And not only Christianity, but
thinking men of all classes are looking
to this institution as the mainstay of
Major Jarris, of Alabama, was then
elected president, and other officers
were chosen. Adjourned till tomorrow.
Surveys in New States.
Washington, June24.—Senator Allen,
from the committee on public lands, has
reported an amendment intended to be
added to the proposed sundry civil bill,
increasing to $700,000 the appropriation
for making surveys of public lands in
the states of Washington, Montana and
North and South Dakota.
Salinas, Cal., June 24. —The motion
for a new trial in the case of Marcos
Cesana, convicted last month of feloni
ously assaulting 14-year-old Mary Diaz,
at Monterey, last November, was this
afternoon refused by Judge Alexander,
and a sentence of six years at San Quen
tin was imposed. The defendant will
Public Land Kills.
Washington, June 24. —Senator Moody
reported today from the select com
mittee on irrigation and reclamation of
arid lands, an amendment to the sundry
civil bill, making an appropriation of
$200,000 to investigate the arid regions of
the United States for the purpose of dis
covering to what extent they can be re
deemed by irrigation. Also an amend
ment making an appropriation of $250,
--000 to enable the secretary of agriculture
to cause surveys and field examinations
to be made to ascertain the value of
underflow waters for irrigation purposes
within the region lying on the eastern
slope of the Rocky mountains.
Senator Paddock today reported a bill
for the protection of trees anil under
growth on public lands from destruction
HAIL AND RAIN.
Regular Eastern Weather in the North
ern Citrus Kelt.
Colusa, CaL, June24.—This afternoon
a hail storm struck this city, coining
from the southwest. In ten minutes the
stieets were covered an inch deep with
hailstones, some of them as large as wal
nuts. Much damage was done to grow
Oboville, CaL, June 24 v —Forty-five
hundredths of an inch of water fell here
between half-past 2 and 4 o'clock this
afternoon. The storm was accompanied
by a high wind and heavy thunder. It
is feared that considerable grain has been
Willows, Cal., June 24. —Abouttwen-
ty-hundredths of an inch of hail and
rain fell here this afternoon. No dam
age. Harvest is in full blast. Wheat is
averaging ten sacks per acre.
Downieville, Cal., June 24.—A severe
thunder shower, accompanied by a heavy
fall of hail, visited this place this af
Maxwell, CaL, June 24. —A terrific
hail storm passed over this place today,
doing great damage to grain and fruit.
Died of Paralysis,
San Diego, June 24.—Fred. C. Baur,
at one time editor of the Evening Sun of
this city, died of paralysis yesterday.
YALE WINS THE BASEBALL CHAM
PIONSHIP FROM HARVARD.
Results of Yesterday's League and Broth
erhood Ball Games—Freshmen's Row
ing Regatta—Racing Summaries.
New Haven, June 24.—Five thousand
people witnessed the Yale-Harvard
championship game today. Yale won
by a score of 7 to 1.
Philadelphia, June 24. —The Pitts
burg league club played a strong up-hill
game, but spoiled several chances to
score by indiscreet base-running. At
Scon —Pittsburg, 5; Philadelphia, 7.
Cleveland, June 24.—The Brooklyn
league team won the game this after
noon by heavy batting. Attendance,
Score —Cleveland.:,; Brooklyn, 12.
- Chicago, June 24. —Tlie New York
league club batted Sullivan very freeh
and played a tine fielding game, win
ning easily. Attendance, 350.
Score—Chicago, 5; New York, 12.
Cincinnati, June 24.—Twelve hundred
people attended the league game this
afternoon. The visitors won through
errors by the home team.
Score —Cincinnati, 0: Boston, 2.
Chicago, June 24. —The Brooklyn
brotherhood team played a miserable
game this afternoon, and was easily de
feated. Attendance, 1,000.
Score —Chicago, 22; Brooklyn, 3.
Pittsbubg, June 24. —The Pittsburg
brotherhood team won today's game by
good batting in the first inning. At
Score—Pittsburg, 3; Philadelphia, 2.
Cleveland, June 24. —Lively hitting
won the game for the Boston brother
hood club today. Attendance, 500.
Score —Cleveland, 3; Boston, 0.
Buffalo, June 24.—The Bisons had
today's game well in hand up to the
seventh innings, when they lost it
through poor fielding. Attendance,
Score—Buffalo, 8; New Yoik, 10.
Philadelphia, June 24. —Athletics, 7;
Syracuse, June 24.—Syracuse, 8;
Brooklyn, 5; twelve innings.
Washington Park Races.
Chicago, June 24. —Two-year-olds,
half mile —Silver Charm won, Wodford
second, Pennyroyal third; time, :49Lj.
Maiden 3-year-olds, mile—Longevity
won, Rock second, Corticelli third;
Lake side stakes —Five furlongs—
Philora won, Esperanza second, Mary C.
third ; time, 1:02? 4 .
Three-year-olds and upwards, mile
and a furlong—Robespierre won, Busi
ness second, Arundel third; time
1 :. r >s',,.
Three-fourths of a mile—First heat:
Unite won, Vidette second, Reserve
third; time 1 ;17. Second—Kate S. won,
Unite second, Bertha third; time 1:17.
Third—Kate S. won. Unite second;
time 1 :10b..
Kesults at Sheepshead Hay.
Shbepshead Bay, June 24. —Futurity
purse, three-fourths mile—Fairview
won, Lord Harry second; Priscilla,
third; time, 1:11.'
Mermaid stakes, three-year-old fillies,
mile and one-eighth—Her Highness
won; Gloaming second; Flora Ban,
third ; time, 1:57.
Mile and three-sixteenths—Folsom
won, Padishah, second; Eon, third;
time, 2 :03 3-5.
Coney Island stakes, mile and eighth—
Firenzi won, Prince Royal second, Seno
rita third; time, 1:55? 4 .
Zephyr stakes, two-year-olds, three
fourths of a mile —Bolero won, Vaga
bond second, Russell third; time, 1:10.
Mile and fourth —Bryan Bora won,
Rancoas second,, Vengeur third; time,
Charter (Ink Knees.
Hartford, Conn., June 24. —Opening
day at Charter Oak park. Fine weather.
Trotting, 2:40 class, $000—Rex first,
Early Bird second, Albion third, Eastern
Boy "fourth ; best time, 2 :24'.,.
Pacing. 2:10 class, $000—Alexander
Boy first, Allen Maid second, Monkey
Rolla third, others drawn; best time,
A Brewery Kurned.
Salt L a ice City, June 24.—The city
brewery was burned today. Loss,
$30,000"; insured for $50,000.
IN THE COMMONS.
Speaker Peel Creates a Sen
The Tory Forces are Further
Another Clause Dropped From the
Debate on the German Army Bill—Sarah
Bernhardt Takes an Opiate—Other
Associated Press Dispatches. I
London, June 24.—1n the commons
Ilealy asked the speaker whether there
was any precedent for an "earmark"
licensing fund. The speaker's reply
created a sensation. He made a long
speech, giving the opinion that there
was no precedent for such a fund. To
allow an earmarking license fund to ac
cumulate, as the government proposed,
he thought was a grave innovation,which
the house itself ought to decide upon.
The ruling was received with opposition
cheers. After further debate the minis
ters retired to discuss the speaker's
opinion. Lord Harrington and Cham
berlain advised the cabinet to drop the
cause. No definite conclusion was arrived
at, but it is understood Ritchie and
Goschen recognize the impossibility
of retaining the clause, and will allow it
to be dropped, while retaining their
portfolios. On returning to the house,
Smith asked that further consideration
of the licensing bill be postponed to
give the government time to consider
the speaker's ruling. He promised to
announce a decision next Thursday.
The German Army Kill.
Berlin, June 24.—There was a spir
ited debate in the reichstag today over
the army bill. Chancellor Yon Caprivi
declared that the federal government
would neither drop the bill nor accept
amendments. The federal government
could not agree to curtail the service,
but he was authorized to say that a much
larger number of men would be placed
on the retired list in the autumn. The
federal government had met the reich
stag quite far enough. He therefore
urged the adoption of the bill. The de
bate was adjourned.
The New San Salvador Government.
San Salvador, June 24.—Order has
prevailed since the deposition and sud
den deat hof President Menedez. A new
government has been formed as follows :
Provisional president, General Carlos
Ezeta; mimstet of foreign affairs, Dr.
Manuel Del Grado ; minister of the in
terior, General Fernando Figueroa;
minister of home affairs, public credit,
war and marine, General Benjamin
Mollina Guirola; minister of public in
struction, Dr. .1. Francisco Asaiola.
O'Connor Claims a Foal.
Sydney, June 24.—O'Connor, the
oarsman, who was beaten by Stansbury
yesterday, has protested "against the
payment of the stakes to the latter.
O'Connor claims the race on the ground
that Stansbury took his water a quarter
of a mile from the start, and a foul
ensued. The umpires deny that there
was a foul.
A Close Call for Sarah.
London, June 24.—0n going to her
hotel from the theater last night, Sarah
Bernhardt was unable to sleep. She de
cided to take chlorate, and by mistake
took 120 grains. Physicians were sum
moned and found her apparently dying.
After four hours hard work she was pro
nounced out of danger.
The City of Paris Verdict.
London, June 24.—The board of trade
findings on the City of Paris accident at
tribute the casualt3 r to the wearing of
the propeller bearing. It also finds that
the safety of the passengers on the City
of Paris was not sacrificed to speed, and
that the vessel is one of the finest in the
A Collision at Sea.
London, June 24.—The bark Ethel,
bound from London to Brisbane, col
lided off Portland today with the steamer
Umbilo, bound from Natal to Londou.
One of the Umbilo's crew, and four of
the Ethel's were killed by falling spars.
The Ethel sank. Her crew boarded the
Chinese Poll Tax.
Ottawa, June 24.—The amount col
lected on the Chinese poll tax at Van
couver last month was $7,400, against
$5,075 the same month last year. The
tax does not seem to materially check
the immigration of the celestials.
Hamburg, June 24.—1n the point
shooting competition two Americans
won the prizes, but in the competition
for the silver cup they were beaten by
City of Mexico, June 24.—Ex-Presi
dent General Gonzales, governor of the
state of Guanajuata, telegraphs that the
reports of a revolt in that state are base
London, June 14. —A dispatch from
Buenos Ay res says revolutionary agita
tion has started in Entre Rios, and is
Cholera in Valencia.
Madrid, June 24. —The government
commission pronounces the disease in
Valencia to be cholera.
A Fourth-Street Fire.
About 2 :S0 o'clock this morning an
alarm from box 52 brought out the lire
department to No. 45 Fourth street, be
tween Spring street and Broadway, a
small frame shanty, occupied by
Fred (Jourley as a carpenter
shop, having' caught fire, it is
supposed, from a glue pot which
he had forgotten to extinguish. The
fire communicated to Gormlie's paint
shop next door, but was extinguished
before much damage was done. The
losses are estimated at about $1,300,
$1,000 of which was done to (
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Buys the Daily Hkrai.d and T
$2 the Weekly Hkrald. J
IT IS NEWSY "AND CLEAN. J
A REMARKABLE DEATH.
Strange Accident in a Tunnel at Ta
Tacoma, June 24.—Last night John
Miller and three companions entered
the water front tunnel on a hand car.
When well in they discovered a train
rapidly approaching from the other end.
The tunnel is too narrow to allow a hand
car to be lifted to one side, so Miller ran
forward to try to stop the train with a
lantern, while the others started back on
the hand car. Miller succeeded in
flagging the train and stood aside to let
it pass, but there happened to be a
broken rail at that very spot, and the
lirst car jumped the track and crushed
him against the wall, half burying him
under the earth and timber. His body
stood right up against the wall with his
arm extended, holding the lantern for
more than an hour before being dug out.
The Turners' Platform.
New York, June 24.—The Turners'
convention today adopted a resolution
signifying disapproval of any change in
the present immigration laws, and
pledging the members not to suppoft
any congressional candidate who did not
so think. The next bunds turnfest
will be held at Milwaukee in 1893, and
the next convention at Washington in
1892. A resolution was passed looking
to the adoption of tbe Australian ballot
reform system, and the election of the
president by popular vote instead of by
electors. The proposition to establish a
life insurance company among the mem
bers of the Turners' Bund was rejected.
New London, Conn., June 24. —The
Yale-Cornell-Columbia freshmen's boat
race on the Thames this evening was
won by Cornell; time, Yale
second, time 11:25; Columbia third,
THE BLIND BRIDEGROOM FEASTED
Many Prominent Democrats Present—Sen
ator Hearst Unable to Attend on Ac
count of Sudden Illness.
INEW York, June 24. —American
flags and shields decorated the large
dining room of Delmonico's tonight,
where many friends of Christopher
A. Buckley, of San Francisco, gathered
in honor of the bridegroom. Judge
O'Brien presided. Mayor Grant,
Sheriff Sickles, ex-Senator Thomas
11. Grady, Comptroller Myers,
and several California gentlemen were
present. Senator Hearst came from
Washington to attend, but was taken ill
at his hotel. The speechmaking was
continued until a late hour.
MEXICAN It EVOLUTION.
Hanrilts Snid to be Making all the
San Antonio, Tex., June 24. —Sefior
Gonzales, a wealthy merchant of Tam
pico, Mexico, arrived here today, and
says the alleged revolution is nothing
more or less than a bold attempt of a
well-organized band of bandits to commit
robbery. Last Friday they attacked
a train near Monterey. It carried a
valuable load of bullion, and was guarded
j by soldiers, and in the battle which en
j sued, several of the bandits were killed,
j Notwithstanding Gonzales's statement,
I the belief prevails here that revolution-
I ary movements are on foot.
The End of a Feud.
Kansas City, June 24.—A Timet spe
cial from Yates Centre, Kansas, says a
family feud ended today in a bloody
tragedy. For several years A. E.
Coe and his two brothers-in-law,
Nathaniel and Adrian Auglin, who
had farms adjoining his, kept up a
family feud, the origin of which is un
known. This morning Coe went into
the field where Nathaniel was work
ing and shot him dead. He
then opened fire on Adrian,
and shattered his arm. leaving him for
dead. He returned home and shot his
wife dead, then sent a bullet through
his own head, dying instantly. The cor
oner is investigating.
DuNBAB, Pa., June 24.—The report
that the rescuers had broken into the
Hill Farm mine this morning was false.
The report arose from the fact that the
rescuing party broke through a heavy
"gob" into a small opening. The work
ing party will probably get into the
mine during the early morning hours.
All hopes of finding the men alive have
Oregon Fruit Tests.
Eugene, Ore., June 24. —J. A.Varney,
state commissioner and inspector of
fruit pests, was here today examining
fruit pests. He says unless the trees are
sprayed there will be no good apples in
the Willamette valley. Four pests,
namely, the codlin moth,black spot and
woolly and green aphis, are at work in
Ceast Line Delegates.
San Jose, Cal., June 24.—The major
ity of the delegates to the coast line rail
way convention arrived today. A caucus
was held this evening at the' Hotel Yen
dome. A resolution was drafted calling
on the Southern Pacitic to complete the
gap in its southern extension. The con
vention will meet tomorrow morning.
Obtained an Attachment,
New York, June 24.—Charles W.
Lewis has obtained an attachment from
Judge Beach, of the supreme court,
against the property of James D. Neg
eres, of Ogden, Utah, upon a claim of
$73,000 for money loaned in a railroad
project, of which he was to receive half
the profits. This project is now merged
in the Pacitic Short Line railroad.
The Carnival Train.
New Orleans, June 24.—The royal
train, conveying the king of the New Or
leans carnival, the crown prince, coron
ation committee, military and court, 100
representatives of commercial bodies
and a large and pleasant social party,
will leave tomorrow (Wednesday) even
ing, and arrive at Ogden July Ist.
A Rape Fiend Lynched.
Brandenburg, Ky., June 24.—Henry
Watts, who yesterday attempted to rape
-year-old child, was tonight taken
Eroiu the jail and lynched.