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fc TH E HERALD
F Stands for the Interests of
n, Southern California.
[j, SUBSCRIBE FOR IT.
VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 105.
BEYOND THE ROCKIES
Frightful Accident at a Rail
Smallpox Aboard a Big Atlantic
Sightseers at the Scene of the South
Extensive Cave-In of a Pennsylvania
Mine—Death of a Prominent
Associated Press DiSDatcb.es. I
Grafton, W. Va., July 27.—A fright
ful railroad accident occurred here this
morning, resulting in the death of five
persons, members of one family. Just
about the time the west-bound accommo
dation train was due, William Golden,
wife and three children started to cross
the Baltimore and Ohio tracks, but see
ing a yard engine coming up they
stopped to let it pass. While watching
the engine the passenger train struck the
family, instantly killing the husband,
wife and three children. The noise of
the yard engine prevented the approach
of the train being heard.
GONE TO HIS REWARD.
A Prominent Illinois Democrat Passes
McLanksboeo. 111., July 27. —Judge
S. S. Marshall died suddenly in this city
yesterday; aged (JO. Judge Marshall
has been prominent in Democratic poli
tics in this state since the forties, and
was widely known in other states. He was
elected to congress from the nineteenth
district in 1854 and served fourteen
years. lie represented the Democratic
party for the state at large in the
Charleston convention and Baltimore
convention which nominated Douglas ;
the Chicago convention which nomi
nated McClellan, and was chairman of
the Illinois delegation at the Cincinnati
convention nominated Hancock.
He was also a member of the consulting
convention at Philadelphia which had
for its object the determination of the
proper course of the Democracy regard
ing the difficulties existing between
President Johnson and the Republican
PASTOR AND PEOPLE,
Br. Burtzell's Affecting Farewell to His
New York, July 27. —Rev. Dr. Burt
zell, pastor of the Roman Catholic
church of the Epiphany, who has been
removed by the college of the propa
ganda at Rome on account of his differ
ences with Archbishop Corrigan, took
farewell of his congregation at mass this
morning. He said he never did aught
which he knew to be wrong. "No doubt
I erred sometimes, but never knowingly.
I will continue in the same path ; I will
try to do my duty as a priest and a
Catholic, and trust you will pray for
me." During his remarks every woman
in the church sobbed, and the men, too,
were visibly affected.
Kailroad Men's Union.
Boston, July 27. —Delegates from 105
railroad centers of this country and
Canada attended a meeting of the grand
council of Steam Railroad Men's Pro
tective Union today. The necessity for
an automatic draw-bar, guard-rail and a
higher elevation of bridges was forcibly
presented by many delegates. The
question of reduced hours of labor for
trainmen and switchmen and more
wages was discussed, but nothing definite
was done. The several standing com
mittees and general president were in
structed to secure the enactment of legis
lative measures in the interests of rail
New Yokk, July 27. —The French
steamer La Bourgogne, which arrived
here from Havre yesterday, had the
lattei portion of her voyage made inter
esting by the discovery of a case of
smallpox on board—one of the cabin
stewards. When the Bourgogne arrived
at quarantine he was removed to the
pest hospital. The health officer vac
cinated all the passengers who sat at the
table at which the sick man waited and
all the steward's force.
At the Scene of the Cyclone.
Lawrence, Mass., July 27.—From
early morning till night thousands of
teams surrounded the scene of the cy
clone, and 40,000 people were present.
More than $2,000 has been already sub
scribed to the relief fund. Collections
were taken in all the churches and a
mass meeting has been called for Mon
day evening. All the patients at the
hospital and orphan asylum are doing
Sweden Honors Erlccson.
New York, July 27. —The committee
in charge of the arrangements for the
removal of the remains of the late
Captain Ericcson have received a com
munication from King Oscar, of Sweden,
stating that he was taking an active in
terest in the final interment of the re
mains, and when they reached Sweden
would see that they were received with
all the honors usually awarded a Swed
ish duke or admiral.
Suffocated in a Well.
Winnii'eo, Man., July 27. —At Ross
burn, yesterday, two farmers named
Duncanson and Patterson were overcome
by gas while repairing an old well, and
both were brought to the surface dead.
Duncanson was a wealthy Scotchman
recently arrived from the old country,
and going into farming extensively.
An Extensive Cave-In.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., July 27.—Colliery
No. 14, of the Pennsylvania Coal Com
pany, was the cause of an extensive
cave-in today, 500 acres being affected.
Not much damage was done above
Minister Romero Called Home.
San Antonio, Tex., July 27.—Senor
Romero, Mexican minister at Washing
ton, passed tlnouifh the city en route to
Mexico. He disclaimed any political
significance in his visit to his home,
which he said was purely a personal one,
LOS ANGELES HERALD.
he having been away six years. Inti
mate friends, however, declare that he
is going to Mexico in response to a call
from President Diaz, who intends pro
moting him to an important post in the
World's Fair Officers.
Washington, July 27.—1t is reported
that the commissioners of the world's
fair, during their recent visit to this
city, tendered to Robert P. Porter, sup
erintendent of census, the position of
chief of the bureau of awards, and to
Prof. G. Brown Goode, now assistant
secretary of the Smithsonian institute,
in charge of the national museum, the
position of chief of the bureau of class
ification and catalogue for the forthcom
ing exposition. Next to the director
generalship of the fair, these are the
most important positions connected with
the exposition. It is not known yet if
the gentlemen have accepted.
Last Week's Clearances.
Boston, July 27. —The total gross ex
changes for last week, as shown by the
dispatches from the leading clearing
houses of the United States and Canada,
were $i!8(>,759,275, an increase of 4.3 per
cent, as compared witli the correspond
ing week last year.
Brooklyn, July 27. —Brooklyn, 13;
Philadelphia, July 27.—Toledo, 5;
Rochester, July 27. —Louisville game
not played today, and there will be no
more Sunday games in this city.
Bey. Dr. Collier Dead.
Salisbury, Md., July 27.—Rev. Rob
ert Laird Collier, one of the most widely
known Unitarian divines in the country,
died this morning at his country home.
He was stricken with paralysis Friday
night and never recovered conscious
THE WEEK IN CONGRESS.
TARIFF WILL HOLD THE BOARDS
IN THE SENATE.
Nearly Every Democratic Senator Loaded
With a Speech—The Sundry Civil Bill
on Deck in the House.
Washington, July 27.—Tariff will
be the principal theme of discus
sion in the senate this week. It
is impossible to say how long the general
debate will last, as almost every Demo
cratic senator is understood to have a
formal speech prepared for delivery.
The advocates of the bill to trans
fer the revenue marine from the treas
ury to the navy department, will call it
up in the morning hour. Unless the
demand for the river and harbor bill
grows stronger than at present, the man
agers will not endeavor to bring it before
the senate this week.
In the house the sundry civil bill is on
for tomorrow. Tuesday and Wednesday
will be given up to the agricultural com
mittee, which will seek action upon the
compound lard and inspection bills.
The elections committee is pushing for
corsideration the Virginia and South
Carolina contested election cases.
THE PAN-AMERICAN ROAD.
It Is Possible and a Probable
George H. Burt, an eastern banker
who has made the Latin countries a
special study, was talking about The
Pan-American projected road at the
Richelieu yesterday. "One-half the
distance from New York to the further
most capital of South America," he
said, "can now be traversed by rail.
Railway trains now run through
almost the entire length of Mex
ico to the frontier of Guatemala. In
Central America several short roads are
in operation or in the course of construc
tion. Little remains to make a line to
the Isthmus of Panama. In Ecuador, Co
lombia, Bolivia, and Peru local lines ex
ist at different points, and all these can
be used as links in the great system.
The big work of the entire line will
have to be done from the isthmus down
the slope of the Andes to Argentine.
Here a system nearly completed is met
connecting the rich cities of Buenos
Ayres and Montevideo with the ports of
Chili on the Pacific coast.
"The objection that it is too great an
undertaking is not well founded, and it
actually seems to exist mostly in the
political opponents of the present ad
ministration who are jealously afraid
that some great good will be accomj
plished under the Republicans. There
would be no more track-laying from
Panama to Argentine than there would
on a line from the Mississippi to the Pa
cific, and there are no serious engineer
ing feats to be solved down south. It is
plain sailing compared to some of the
difficulties encountered on our mountain
"Then, again, the traffic over the Pan-
American road from the start would be
greater than any of our big trunk lines
experienced during their early life. The
rapidly improving country of Mexico is
not far from our big commercial houses,
and the road would bring them nearer.
The five republics of Central America
are just entering a new life, full of oppor
tunities, and the South American coun
tries are ready and able to do what they
can to make the undertaking a success.
In the United States some 11,000 miles
of track are laid every year. Here is a
line only 2,000 miles long which would
bring all the large southern cities into
direct land communication with every
part of the United States. When you
come to study the project it seems prac
tical enough," and there is no claim for
the cry that it is only a paper road." —
How Money Travels About.
Recently several gentlemen met in a
hotel at Kingston, Out. One of them
received in change a ten-cent piece on
which was inscribed the mystic symbols,
"H-78." By Jove!" said he, "here's a
ten-center that some fellow has marked
to see if it will ever come back." "Let
me see it," replied a gentleman of the
party. "Gentlemen," he said, "my
name is Henry Dermond. Twelve years
ago, at Halifax, N. S., I marked twenty
ten cent pieces as this is marked. This
is the third one that has turned up."
He offered the owner of the coin $1 for
it and got it.—[Toronto Globe.
MONDAY MORNING, JULY 28, 1890.
ALONG THE COAST.
Excitement over the Fresno
The Coroner's Jury Returns a
Verdict of Murder.
Fiske's Slayer Threatened With Mob
Fatal Stabbing Affray at Portland, Ore.,
and One at San Bernardino—Crimes
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Fresno, July 27.—The intense interest
in and excitement over the Stillman-
Fiske tragedy is something phenomenal
in this county. All day throngs of
people, male and female, have poured
into the morgue to gaze upon the body
of John D. Fiske. Every one has his
own theory of the killing. Many believe
that Stillman was justified, while others
denounce his act as a cowardly murder.
At an early hour this morning some one
on I street yelled, "Hang him." This
was the signal for the assembling of
fifty or more, who were boisterous and
loud in their denunciations of
Stillman. The crowd moved from
corner to corner, where it was frequently
enlarged, and for awhile it seemed that
mob violence was imminent. The at
taches of the sheriff's office got wind of
the proposed attack and made prepara
tions for a warm reception. Strong talk
was had of calling out the militia. The
crowd gradually grew smaller and finally
Fresno, July 27. —The coroner's jury
in the case of Fiske, who was shot last
night by J. L. Stillman, today rendered
the following verdict: "We find that
the deceased, J. D. Fiske, came to his
death by a gunshot wound inflicted by a
pistol in the hands of Josh L. Stillman,
with intent to murder."
The funeral will be held tomorrow.
Nearly all the Church's Funds Ingeni
San Francisco, July 27.—The Chron
icle says it has been ascertained that al
though only $700,000 worth of property
belonging to the Mormon church was
found by the United States marshal in [
Utah when instructed to seize all the 1
Mormon funds, from five to eight mil
lion dollars of Mormon capital is in
vested in San Francisco and other Cali
fornia cities. This money has been hi- 1
vested in real estate and manufactur
ing enterprises under the names of
individuals, who have made the in
vestments not apparently for the church
but for themselves. This method has
been adopted with the hope that the
United States government would find
no trace of the money. The Mormon
capital invested here has been handled
by the Pacific Bank and Anglo-California
Bank. R. H. McDonald, Jr., of the Pa
cific Bank, admits that his bank had
handled Mormon funds, but refused to«
make public the transactions. Bfthop
Clausen, of the Mormon church, is in
the city, and denies that Mormon capi
tal is invested here. He has been as
sociated in financial transactions with
Alexander Badlam and Isaac Trumbo of
this city for the past year. Trumbo
is now in Salt Lake City and Badlam
denies the Chronicle's story.
A SALOON ROW.
One Man Stabbed Fatally During the
Portland, Ore., July 27. —Thomas A.
Vaughan, a young machinist, who was
stabbed in a saloon on Fifteenth and
Jefferson streets early this morning by
L. J. Sprague, died this afternoon.
Vaughan, with a number of friends,
went into the saloon where Sprague was
seated at a table, and ordered drinks.
While standing at the bar, he made a
remark which Sprague thought was di
rected to him. The latter arose and
started toward Vaughan, and asked
what he meant by the remark. Vaughan
replied that he was not talking to him.
After a few more angry words the men
came to blows, and a general fight en
sued, during which glasses and bottles
were used. Sprague finally drew a knife
and stabbed Vaughan twice in the stom
ach. Sprague was arrested.
A Runaway Boy's Fate.
San Mateo, Cal., July 27.—Hugh
Killeen, aged 13, one of a party of four
boys who ran away from home at San
Jose, fell from a brake-beam of the mid
night freight, between Belmont and
Redwood City last night. His left arm
was cut off and his left leg and right arm
mashed to a jelly. He lay where injured
from 1 a. m. to 5 a. m., when the train
men brought him to San Mateo. He
was removed to the home of his parents
at San Jose and died ten minutes after
Stabbed in the Abdomen.
San Bernardino, July 27. —Two Mexi
cans, Prudencene Majors and Jose
Aguirre, quarreled this afternoon, when
the latter drew a knife and attacked
Majors, who fled, closely pursued by
Aguirre. When the latter had nearly
overtaken him, Majors turned suddenly
and plunged a knife in Aguirre's abdo
men. He then tried to escape, but was
captured. Aguirre died in fifteen min
Robbed the Mails.
Sacramento, July 27. —George Brent
ner, a young man employed for a long
time in the letter delivery department
of the postoffice here, as a mail-carrier,
was arrested today on the charge of
robbing the mails. For some time past
it seems money has been frequently
missed from the mails, but the postoffice
officials could not locate the guilty party.
A decoy letter was put into the mail And
his detection followed. When arrested
he made a clean breast of the matter, ad
mitting his thefts.
A New Steamer Route.
San Francisco, July 27.—The City of
Papeete arrived from Tahiti today.
Captain Berude brings news of the prob
ability of the steamer being put on the
triangular route between Tahiti, Samoa (
and New Caledonia, to make connec
tions at Tutuila w-ith the Oceanic Com
pany's boats from this port. The French
government is back of the scheme, and
an annual subsidy of $60,000 has been
promised. This will be devoted to
whatever steamer undertakes the route,
and private advices state that a further
subscription is under way as an induce
ment to the Oceanic Company to make
up the time consumed by stopping off
Tutuila. The arrangement, if con
summated, will throw fourorfive sailing
vessels out of employment, but will do
much to stimulate trade with San Fran
cisco. The negotiations are in embryo
AN HOTEL FIRE,
A Lodger Horribly Burned—Nearly
San Francisco, July 27.—The Loyal
Oak hotel in Alameda took fire early
this morning. Stephen M. Hart, a
lodger, in whose room the tire began,
dashed himself through a burning
window sash and escaped alive, but was
horribly burned. The upper part of his
body was literally roasted. After forc
ing his way through the window he
walked across the street, and burned
pieces of flesh fell from him with every
step. Strange to relate, he retained
consciousness, and his appeals for water
were pitiful. He is still alive. The fire
The Colonels and Senators Win the Cal
San Francisco, July 27.—Oakland won
from Stockton today by good batting.
Score, 11 to 3. "Batteries— Oakland,
Carsey and Lohman; Stockton, Perrot
Sacramento, July 27.—The home team
was whitewashed today by San Fran
cisco. Score, 6 to 0. Lookabaugh pitched
a great game, and allowed but five hits
to be made.
FORNINST THE BOYCOTT.
GOVERNOR ROSS OF TEXAS AIRS
For the South to Enter the Proposed
Boycott Against the North Would Be
Unwise and Impracticable.
St. Louis, July 27. —Governor Ross, of
Texas, in an interview yesterday, in re
ply to an inquiry as to his opinion of the
proposed boycott of the north by the
south, said: "I deem the proposed boy
cott utterly impracticable ; and if prac
ticable it would be unwise, because it
would array the north and south against
each other in permanent political, so
cial and commercial hostility. It would
Withdraw millions of esteemed capital
from the south, and destroy the credit
of thousands of southern merchants. It
would in every southern community
create implacable enmities between
those who wavered and those who re
refused to join the boycott. A
citizen's loyalty to his state and
country would be tested by a
false standard; while in the north
every interest would be arrayed solidly
against the south. If practicable it
would be indefensible, because it would
involve the injury of friends and foes
alike. It would be predicated upon the
assumption that the force bill, once en
acted into law, would be unrepealable;
that the just sentiment of all sections
could not be relied upon to relieve an
oppressed section from a measure found
to be tyrannical and dangerous to
Killed by a Chinaman.
Sacramento, July 27.—Word was re
ceived tonight that a young man named
Walter Lewis Pearson, residing near
Howell's station, was killed today by a
Chinaman, and that the murderer es
caped. No particulars.
Later—At 1 o'clock this morning a
man came in from the scene of the mur
der. From him it was learned that sev
eral white men went to an orchard where
Chinese were drying fruit to see one of
their number whip a Chinaman. Eight
Mongolians were slicing fruit, and all
sprang upon the white men with knives ;
three were badly cut. Pearson was the
only one fatally cut. All the Chinamen
took to the corn field and escaped.
New Orleans, July 27. —At Milneburg,
this evening, a row occurred between a
number of men from this city, in which
Jack Hayes, Tom Larnegan and John
Larnegan were mortally wounded. The
cause of the trouble is not known.
Bakers' Strike Ended.
CurcAGO, July 27. —The bakers' strike
ended today, nearly all the employers
conceding the demands. The men have
gained a uniform ten hours work for a
A Town Burning.
Portland, July 27. —A dispatch from
Spokane Falls states that the town of
Wallace, Idaho, is burning. No par
The Third Scorcher.
Sacramento, July 27.—The mercury
reached 101 today," making the third
Should Brail Their Gab.
The weather in the west seems to be
making the greatest effort of its life to
get hot enough to make St. Paul and
Minneapolis unclench, and suspend the
padded census man until cooler times
bring cooler tempers. But the severed
twins do not cease to kick and scream
and pull each other's hair. It is a de
pressing spectacle and inspires fatigue in
the spectators. People in these parts
are willing to admit that Minneapolis
has more inhabitants than St. Paul
and Minneapolis put together;
that St. Paul has more inhabitants
than Minneapolis and St. Paul put to
gether; that each city is twelve times
as big as the other, and that both are
twice as large as anybody expected they
would be, and not a thousandth part as
large as they deserve to be. Rome in
its best days never had such an ice pal
ace as ornaments St. Paul, weather per
mitting, and Babylon in its golden
prime was a baby in the flour business
compared to Minneapolis. We really
venerate the twins, but we do wish that
during the hot spell they would brail
ther gab.—[N. Y. Sun.
Rioting Continues at Buenos
More Troops Go Over to the In
Many Citizens and Soldiers Reported
Killed and Wounded.
An Anarchistic State of Affairs Prevail
Associated Press Dispatches, i
Buenos Ayres, July 27.—Generals
Campos and Arrendondio, commanding
the insurgents, have seized the arsenal,
barracks and Plaza La Valle. Their
forces include five military and two citi
zen battalions and cadet corps. The
government commands seven battalions
and expects reinforcements from Zarate.
The street conflicts on Saturday were
adverse to the government. The losses
on both sides are heavy. Many build
ings were destroyed. The navy remains
neutral. Seiior Pellegrini, vice-presi
dent, has assumed the presidency.
1:30 p. m.—Another battalion of
troops, with arms and baggage, has
joined the insurgents. The populace
support the revolution, which has ex
tended to the provinces. The authori
ties are negotiating with the insurgents.
London, July 27. —Dispatches sent
from Buenos Ayres at 5 o'clock yester
day, said fighting was still going on at
that hour, and many were killed and
wounded on both sides.
A dispatch to the Times from Buenos
Ayres regarding yesterday's revolt, says
tho first steps at overthrowing the gov
ernment were taken by the artillery,
joined by some civilans. Part of the in
fantry afterwards joined them and firing
soon became heavy. In the afternoon
the revolutionary government issued a
decree ordering the mobilization of the
national guard. Late in the afternoon
attacks were made by the government
troops on the citizens' battalions. The
troops were repulsed. Many policemen,
artillerymen and citizens are dead. The
minister of war is leported killed.
[Here the cable dispatch to the Times
was abruptly shut off.]
OLD WORLD ECHOES.
Baseless Rumors About the Kaiser's Visit
to the Czar,
Berlin, July 27. —The North German
Gazette says: The journey of Emperor
William to Russia has given rise to
baseless rumors. Nothing more is ex
pected from the meeting with the czar
than that a friendly interchange of ideas
may do away with the existing difficul
ties, and secure peaceable relations be
tween Germany and Russia.
London, July 27. —Passengers between
Dover and Calais had a lively time yes
terday and today, in consequence of the
strike among the firemen on the steam
ers. Boats were delayed. The strikers
have assumed a threatening attitude.
The Dover hotels are crowded with
Americans afraid to cross, while a large
number of them remained in London
today for the same reason.
A Scarcity of Water.
London, July 27. —A dispatch from
Suakim says a recent hurricane demol
ished the water conductor, causing a
great scarcity of water. Many natives
are dying from famine.
A New Governor.
London, July 27. —The Earl of Jersey
has been appointed governor of New
A Prince's Mishap.
Munich, July 27.—While the prince
regent was out driving in the suburbs
today his carriage collided with a tram
car, and the prince was thrown out and
THERE AND HERE.
Personal Information Which Census-
Takers of Germany Demand.
In response to the many objections
called forth by the absurd list of ques
tions on which the superintendent of
the eleventh census sought information
from the people of this country an anon
ymous writer in the University of Penn
sylvania Press says Americans who are
loudest in their groaning about several
census questions should look at the in
quisition to which the Germans are sub
The German year-book gives the
figures of even the income tax. An in
come of $250 or less is not taxed, and up
to $750 the tax is nominal. For incomes
over $750 the owner must swear as to
the truth of the figures he gives. The
exact rental of each dwelling is obtained,
and the average rentals of different con
ditions are published. The showing for
the year 1885 makes the average rental
for a single room without a stove —or an
"unheatable" room, as the expres
sion used is—a sum that corres
ponds in our money to $30 a year.
It makes the rental for a single room
with a stove in it —or asingle "heatable"
room—sso; for living apartments con
sisting of two l, heatable" rooms, $85 per
annum; for apartments, consisting of
three such rooms, $150; for four "heat
able" rooms, $200, etc.
The German census enumerators have
to collect statistics on the class of books
the people read; how many were mar
ried with the required civil ceremony
only, and how many added to this a re
ligious ceremony; the number of bap
tisms, and so on.
The article quoted goes on to say that
the police methods in Berlin greatly aid
in the preparation of an accurate census.
No rooms can be rented at hotel or
boarding house, and no apartment or
house can be legally leased until the
landlord has sent to the police the name
and purpose of the newcomer, and the
length of time for which he will
probably make the city his home.
The same method is in vogue in other
German cities. The experience of one
of the professors of the University of
Pennsylvania last summer ia significant
of the effectiveness of these methods.
-*$8 A YEAR*- ]
Buys the Daily Herald and '
$2 the Weekly Herald. .
IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN.',
Wishing to communicate with an Ameri
can lady who was abroad, and, as he
thought, in Leipsic, he wrote to the po
lice of that city. The answer declared
that no person of the name was in the
city. A similar letter was sent to> the
police headquarters at Dresden, and a
similar answer was received. When
later, however, the professor wrote to
the police of Berlin, the reply announced
that Mrs. was living at No*
street, on the floor.
The writer does not advocate the
adoption of the onerous German system
here, but merely wants us to bear with
our absurd questions because the Ger
mans have to submit to a much more
thorough examination. — [Pittsburg
Knew Her Strong: Points.
A little 4-year-old girl, a resident of
Minnesota's capital city, is not noted for
her beauty, though possessed of a very
sweet disposition and a remarkably
bright mind. She was recently pre
sented to a minister who chanced to be
visiting at her home. He took her little
face between his two hands and looked
down at her in a most scrutinizing man
ner. She evidently anticipated that her
face would not bear the close inspection,
as, turning her eyes in the direction of
his face, she lisped out: "lisn'thp'etty,
Mither Brown, but I'th mighty 'mart."
—[St. Paul Globe.
Danger in Side Currents.
There are scores of persons who have
been "struck by lightning" and have
lived. Probably three-fourths of these
were more scared than hurt, and nearly
all the others were struck by some side
current, for light currents accom
pany the main current in its earthward
course, extending over a radius of many
feet from the main bolt. These, while
comparatively weak, are yet strong
enough to stun or otherwise affect a per
son through whose body they pass.
THE ISTHMIAN WAR.
SAN SALVADOR CLAIMS ANOTHER
Revolutionary Bands Marauding.llear the
Mexican Frontier—G-uate mala Having
Trouble With Her Rebellious Troops.
La Libertad, San Salvador, July 27.—
It is reported from official sources that
the San Salvadorian troops made an ad
vance from AtesGatempo on Jutiapa, and
again met the Guatemalan army, with
the usual disastrous results to the latter,
which has been again badly defeated,
and was in full retreat toward Jutiapa,
followed by the victorious San Salva
Richfield Springs, N.,Y., July 27.—
A cipher dispatch, received here today
by an official of tne Guatemalan govern
ment, says Guatemala accepts the war
provoked by San Salvador and will con
tinue it until San Salvador elects
a legitimate president in place
of Ezeta. A battle was fought
on the 23d.. The samej dispatch recites
that as San Salvador commands the
cable to Central America, the govern
ment only allows dispatches favorable
to itself to be sent. Honduras, the dis
patch further says, will remain neutral
for the present, but may join with Gua
temala if events require.
City of Mexico, July 27.—Several
revolutionary bauds are maurauding
near the Mexican frontier in Guate
malan territory. Both Guatemala and
San Salvador are trying to mass troops
with the utmost haste, but Guatemala
finds difficulty in the dissatisfaction of
Mr. Blaine's "Stanwood."
Bar Harbor was the creation of a day.
However jealously those fortunate peo
ple who first became aware of the beauty
and attractiveness of the Maine island
guarded their secret in their selfishness,
it leaked out. The secret once out Bar
Harbor was invaded, and in a short
time the splended slope of the wooded
hills before the picturesque harbor
bore upon its face- a summer
town of beautiful houses, called
cottages by courtesy, in reality
superb villas. There is perhaps no
"cottage" in Bar Harbor better known
for its beauty and delightful situation,
independent of the prominence of its
owner, than that of Mr. Blame. And
there is an interesting little story con
nected with the naming of Mr. Blame's
place. You might see across the front
portico, traced in old deftly-worked let
tering, so skillfully done that the word
would not catch your eye did you not
know it was there, "Stanwood." When
the cottage was building, and Mr. and
Mrs. Blame were wondering what
name it should bear, it was discovered
upon a further examination of titles
and deeds of the place that the property
was part of what many years ago was
an estate in that part of Maine owned
by Mrs. Blame's family, the Stanwoods.
That settled the question of a name.
So this, the most beautiful part of the
old Stanwood estate, quite unknown to
Mrs. Blame, came back to her family.
Dr. Carver's "Wild Africa" Show.
After completing this grand circuit Dr.
Carver will take a gang of cowboys into
Central Africa to obtain material for a
big show which is to be called "Wild
Africa." The cowboys will lasso a herd
of zebra, a few rhinoceri, ele
phants, buffaloes, wildebeest, harte
beests, mpallah ; ostriches, giraffes and
hippos, and bring them to the coast.
These, with a couple of hundred Masai
warriors, cannibals, dwarfs, Arab slavers,
etc., are to be trained and incorporated
into the concern "Wild Africa" and ex
hibited throughout the United States
and Furope. The show will be ready
for the season of 1894.
Dr. Carver and the proprietor and
manager of "Wild America" justly
think that an exhibition of cowboys and
dwarf jockeys, racing zebras, bucking
giraffes, and a ten-acre arena full of
elephants, ostrichs, buffaloes, harte
beests, Arabs, El-Moran spearmen, etc.,
will be a sensation, out of which they
will Lave no trouble iv clearing a colos
sal fortune in a few seasons.
"Das Wilde Amerika West" has had
many ups and downs during its brief
European career of two seasons. Ac
cording to Dr. Carver and the manage
ment, however, they have been chiefly
ups, They expect to come out about
$75,000 ahead on their Russian tour.—*
[New York World.