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REAL ESTATE BARGAINS ON SIXTH PAGE.
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 131.
TO OUR SPRING OPENING,
WE ARE OFFERING A LARGE LINE OF
1 mis pasts & m mm j
AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES.
MULLEN, BLUETT J GO.
COR SPRING AND FIRST STS.
138-140-142 S. MAIN ST.
ON SPECIAL SALE THIS WEEK:
A LINE OF FINE ENGLISH PORCELAIN
In six-piece or ten-piece sets. We are selling; them at a lower price than
WE SHOW THE LARGEST AND FINEST ASSORTMENT OF
In the city, at prices that cannot be beaten.
CALL AND SEE THEM AND BE CONVINCED.
A. Kiill Hand
Ib a winning one, and that's the cage with our stock of Hats, Underwear, Neck
wear. Hosiery, Suspenders, etc., etc. These goods are winning admiration from
crowds of buyers, who are carrying off
about as impossible to keep the stock full
&imst*j£&£i. U P 08 wou ' ( l De *° keep a sieve full of
water. Our stock of Neckwear ia full of
%ooA things though, and includes all the
f very latest novelties. Here is cheap finery,
but not in the usual senßO, for these ties
f M^e!jfl^^^^r^it^' i are just aB fine as tbey are cheap. There
are also plenty of bargains iv our line of
Shirts, which are reinforced back and
front with linen bosoms and bands. We
: ' are also offering all the new colors in
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_ 2 TheßS goods must be sold at once to make room for
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Binghaniton Fancy Buckboards. Geneva Carriage Co.
Branch Carriage Repository, 210-212 N. Main St.
At Onr Main Store, 764-168 North Los Angeles Street.
LOS ANGELES: SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 19, 1893.
PEACE REIGNS IN KANSAS.
The Last Vestige of War
All the State Troops Gone to
A Populist Chaplain's Sensational
Rumored Attempts to Assassinate the
Populist Oorernnr— The Republi
can House Reoognlxed by
the District Court.
By the Associated Press.]
Topeka, Kan., Feb. 18.—Peace pre
vails. At 10 o'clock this morning the
last of the troopa called here departed,
and the last vestige of grim-vieagjsd war
disappeared with them.
A large party of Populistß from
Lawrence tried to steal a march on tbe
Republicans last night by seeking tr
enter representative hall, bat the Re
publicans had taken the precaution to
leave the hall in the hands of an armed
guard, and the invaders were driven
away. The action was taken without
the sanction of the governor or Populist
A sensational tbayer,
Tbe Populist chaplain of tbe senate at
the opening of tbe session this morning
caused a sensation by his prayer, which
was us follows: "May God have mercy
on thiß treason-infested state. Amen I"
The Republican house met this morn
ing, transacted considerable routine
business, and adjourned till this after
a startling rumor.
The startling rumor was circulated
freely this afternoon that an attempt
wka to be made to assassinate Governor
Llewellins. A telephone message re
ceived at the sheriff's oflice to the effect
that his presence was desired at the cap
itol to protect the governor's life
strengthened the force of the rumor.
Sheriff Wilkenaon at once went to tho
capitol to investigate. He found tho
governor's office surrounded by guards
and the corridors filled with excited
Populists. Alter much inquiry he
finally located the man who was said to
be the would-be assassin, and who
proved to be a half-witted man from
Cherokee county. After the sheriff as
certained the facts he put tbe man out
of tho building, disarmed him and told
rrnn togo rmjis. ma man eouid not
give his name. The sheriff did not con
sider the case serious enough to warrant
the man's arrest.
REPUBLICAN HOUSE SUSTAINED.
The district couit this morning sus
tained the motion of the Republican
house for a permanent injunction res
training the state treasurer from paying
warrants issued by anthority of the
legislative appropriation bill passed by
the Populist house. This is virtually a
recognition of the constitutionality of
the Republican house, and the membera
are correspondingly jubilant. The at
torney general haß filed a notice of ap
peal to the supreme conrt.
A majority of the Populiat members
had alreadydrawn the money coming to
them before tbe decision waa rendered.
In all some $20,000 has been paid out by
the treasurer. The question is, if the
decision holds, whether the treasurer
will have to make the amount good.
ANOTHER TEST CASE.
Early in the month the Republican
house summoned L. C. Gunn, Democrat,
of La Bette county, to appear and testify
in a contested election caae. He re
fused, and the sergeant-at-arms arrested
him and brought him here. He applied
for a writ of habeas corpus to the su
preme couft, alleging that tbe Republi
can house was not legal, thus bringing
tbe question to a direct issue. His mo
tion was beard this morning. The Pop
uliat attorney-general asked the court to
dismiss the case, on the ground that it
waß collusive and arranged in advance
between the Republican house and
Gunn. Finally, on motion of the attor
ney-general, the hearing was postponed
MILITIA OFFICERS SUSPENDED.
Adjutant-General Artz tod3y aua
pended the following officers of the state
militia: Lieutenant Bird, Topeka; Ad
jutant Nelson, Topeka, aud Paymaster-
General Bonebrake, Topeka. The sus
pensions were not made for disobedience
of orders, but because the men are not
sufficiently in sympathy with the gov
ernor to explicitly carry out his orders.
The captain of the company at Kansas
City, Kansas, whose company refused to
come to Topeka when ordered to do so
by the governor will alao be suspended,
as will a number of other officer*.
The North Dakota Deadlock.
Bismarck, N. D., Feb. 18.—The voting
today in the senatorial contest resulted
aB follows on the fifty-ninth ballot:
Miller, 59; Roach, 40; Wallin, 13; Muir,
1. It now looks as if no senator would
be elected from North Dakota. The
question whether the governor can ap
point a successor to Cases is being dis
Elliott's Seat Ia Safo.
Washington, Feb. 18. — The houße
committee on elections today, by a ma
jority vote, decided to report in favor ot
Elliott, the Demociatic sitting member,
in the contested election case of Miller
vs. Elliott, from the Shoestring or Black
district of South Carolina. Tnis ia the
last contest before the committee.
A Rehabilitated Bank.
Rapid City, 8. D., Feb. 18.—The di
rectors of the Black Hills National bank,
which suspended business December
17th, have decided to reeume February
20th. The institution resumes business
upon a solid financial footing and pays
all depositors in full.
Successful men secure fine tailoring
with pleasing fit from H. A. Getz, 112
West Third street.
No Bnslnees of Importance Transacted
at Yesterday's Session.
Sacramemto, Feb. 18.—Immediately
after the senate convened this morning
Seawell presented a report of the minor
ity of the committee on corporations
relative to the reassessment bill. The
bill provides that a reassessment shall
be made from the year 1879, and be
made by the same bodies and boards as
are now required to assess and equalize
the same class of property as at present.
Tbe bill was made a special order for
Among the bills introduced was one
by Carpenter, to provide for five com
missioners of the supreme court to act
aa a board of appeals; also providing for
improvements at the Whittier reform
There was barely a quorum present at
the afternoon session and the time was
put in by reading bills for the first time.
In the assembly the committee on
corporations reported favorably a bill to
create a board of building and loan com
The afternoon session was taken up
by first reading of bills. Adjourned.
SHOWERED WITH BULLETS).
Vengeance Wreaked on a Negro for In
sulting a Young Lady.
Mobebly, Mo., Feb. 18.—Yeaterday
afternoon John Hughes, a negro, made
insulting advances to a young lady on
the street. He was quickly arrested
and hustled into the lockup. About 10
o'clock thia morning, while the atten
tion of the guard was diverted, three
unknown men, but supposed to be
brothers of the young lady, entered the
cell room and literally showered bullets
at the negro. He is not dead but will
probably die. Tbe girl's brothers have
been arrested. Hughes waa studying
for the ministry.
M. DE LESSEPS' MONEY.
WAS IX USED TO-CORRUPT AMERI-
A Mystorloua Chango in the Sentiment
of the Hayes Administration on
the Subject of the Mon
Washington, Feb. 18. —In the Pana
ma investigation today, J. Floyd King,
an ex-member of congress from Louis
iana, testified that while a member he
assisted at an investigation on the sub
ject of the canal and frequently saw the
late President Hayes on the subject,
iHa ia-. Hayes wa--. strongly opposed to
French control of the canal, and he eu
logized Hayes as a man of the highest
honor and integrity.
King testified that Hayes' adminis
tration was strongly in favor of uphold
ing the Monroe doctrine and hostile to
the French company. Secretary of the
Navy Thompson waß strongly opposed
to the French company and vehement
in his expression that the Monroe doc
trine ehould be asserted against the
Panama Canal company.
Mr. Geary—What then did you think
of the retirement of Secretary Thompson
to become a representative of the Pana
ma Canal company ?
King—l thought it most unpreced
ented action. I had not the slightest
premonition he was going to resign.
Mr. Geary asked without receiving any
very definite response a number of ques
tions as to whether or not at the time
the canal matters were under discussion
there was not a good deal of talk about
the use of improper means to influence
King replied that a painful fact to his
mind was that after De Leesepa' visit
there was a lack of any feeling regard
ing the assertion of the Monroe
doctrine. Tbe atmosphere sug
gested that public sentiment had
mysteriously changed concerning
the Panama company. "I know of no
improper menus used to change the
sentiment, and cannot recall any cir
cumstances, save that one lady, now
dead, aaid to me in badinage, as I took
it, something about 'Better get Borne of
De Leaseps' money.' I turned it off and
it passed as a joke, and perhaps she
meant it as auch. That is the only time
any improper speech about such matters
was made in my hearing. I think it
was immediately after De Lesseps waß
Thia evening Representatives Storey
and Patterson of the investigating com
mit tee left for Terre Haute, Ind., to ex
amine ex-Secretary of tbe Navy Thomp
Coat of Producing Precloue Metals.
Washington, Feb. 18.—Senator Stew
art today submitted an exhaustive re
port from the senate committee on
mines and mining, relative to the cost
of the production of gold and eilver. The
conclusions drawn are that the cost of
production of silver and gold are about
equal to the established ratio, 25 8-10
grains of gold to 412'n grains of silver,
and in both casea the cost of produc
tion, taking account of all legitimate
investments, is much greater than the
Citrus Fair Arrangements.
Colton, Cal., Feb, 18. —The etate citrus
fair directors met this morning. White
law Reid, John Wanamaker and W. H.
Mills were invited to speak at the fair.
The Southern California Editorial asso
ciation wae invited to a banquet march
18th. Dr. J. T. Jarvis of Riverside was
appointed superintendent of the fair
and to Bolicit exhibits in tbe five south
More Garzaltee Arrested.
San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 18. —Advices
from Fort Ringgold today tell of the
arrest by Captain John 0. Bourke of 15
Garzattes in Starr county. Everything
is now quiet on the border.
In the extradition proceedings against
Franciaco Benavides the prosecution
A Reward for Rid*
Piiosnii, Ariz., Feb. 18.—The legisla
ture haa authorized a reward of $5000
for the body of Kid, the renegade
Apache, dead or alive.
■A]. TODAY'S FORECAST: FAIR WEATHER, VARIABLE WINDS.
BYRNES CALLS A HALT.
A Bomb Thrown Among the
New York Sports.
The Hen Not Permitted to Conclude
a Hatch in the City.
Mitchell Accepts Corbett's Conditions
and Agrees to Meet Manager
Brady In Canada to
By the Associated Press.
New York, Feb. 18.— Superintendent
Byrnes says he will not permit any fur
ther progress of the preparations for the
Corbett-Mitchell fight in this city, and
threatens to arrest all concerned if any
further attempt is made here to con
summate battle arrangements.
MITCHELL FEIONS INDIFFERENCE.
Charlie Mitchell did not reach his
bed until early this morning. At noon
he sent word to an inquirer that he had
no engagement to meet Corbett's repre
sentatives today, and he did not know
when he would meet them. He intimat
ed that he did not care.
Corbett's manager, Brady, said this
afternoon, regarding tbe proposed
match: "I exceeded my authority aa
manager when I offered $2500 out of the
purse for the loser. Corbett wants the
winner to take all. I'll consent to pay
$2500 to the loser, but not a cent more.
I don't think Mitchell wants to fight
and I am of the opinion that the match
will fall through."
A BOMBSHELL AMONG THE BPORTS.
Superintendent Byrnes' action forbid
ding match negotiations was a perfect
bombshell among the sports. The
World building, the appointed place for
negotiations, was surrounded by an im
mense crowd, which even pressed into
the lower corridors. None of the prin
cipals appeared. Brady was warned of
the proposed action of the police while
Superintendent Byrnes had tbe World
building surrounded and two officers
made known his mission. It is thought
the principals in the arrangements will
try to meet at some other place near
New York. Brady communicated with
Mitchell, and an arrangement was made
for a meeting tonight.
BRADY MAD AND DISGUSTED.
Late in the afternoon Brady waß
found, wrathful and disgusted. He ex
pressed hia opinion of the Englishman
freely as a big bluffer and fake fighter.
Brady added that if Mitchell did not
agree to tbe terms this evening all ne
gotiations would be declared off and
arrangements for a match between Cor
bett aud Jackson proceeded with.
A MATCH ARRANGED.
Charley Mitchell has conceded all the
conditions demanded by Corbett, and a
fight between the two men is now as
sured. The two parties met this even
ing in the office of the Dramatic Journal.
Mitchell was accompanied by Squire
Abington, Baird, Baker, Abrahams, an
English lawyer, and Secretary Bailey;
Brady and Billy Delaney represented
Corbett. BillyJladden was present.
After very liltle preliminary discus
sion Mitchell announced that he was
willing to concede that the winner
should have all the stakes. The state
ment was greeted with profound satis
faction, as it disposed of the only objec
tion in tbe way of the fight. Mitchell
went on to say that as Corbett seemed
determined to wiu or lose everything,
he (Mitchell) would not let it stand in
the way of a match being arranged. He
intimated that he thought Corbett was
obstinate only to make it apoear that
he (Mitchell) did not want to fight.
articles not signed yet.
Superintendent Byrnea'e action was
discussed and it was decided, as a safe
guard, not to sign articles at present
and withdraw the money held by Dick
inson. Accordingly, each man withdrew
An agreement waß then drawn up that
the representatives of each party ehould
meet on Saturday, February 25tb at 9 p.
in., on the Canadian side of the Niagara
falls and there deposit the stakes and
sign articles. Mitchell and Brady affixed
their signatures to the agreement. It
was understood that tbe arrangements
as made on Friday in reference to the
fight, should be considered ac binding.
There wae some talk of increasing the
size of the stakes. Mitchell said he waa
perfectly willing to make the atakes $25,
--000 each if Corbett would so agree.
A Burning Town.
Pittsburg, Feb. 19, 3:10 a. m.—Weßt
Newton, Pa., a town on the Burlington
& Ohio road, 30 miles east of here, re
ports the whole business portion of the
place in flames and telegraphs Pitts
burg for assistance. Firemen with en
gines, etc., are on tho way by a special
train. The fire is still raging but the
wires have failed and no further news
can be obtained tonight.
ArchbUhop Kendrick Dying.
St. Louis, Feb. 19. —The illness of
Archbishop Kendrick, thia Catholic
diocese, is becoming more than serious.
He is confined to his bed, and for the
major part of the time bis mind, it Is
said, wanders. No one is allowed to
see him, nor, of course, does he transact
any business. It is generally admitted,
but with much regret by the Catholic
clergy of tho city, that the demise of
Archbishop Kendrick will not be unex
pected to them at any time.
A Buckeye Banquet.
New York, Feb. 18.—The annual ban
quet of the Ohio society of New York
was held at Delmonico's tonight. Two
hundred members were present. The
speakers were Secretary of the Interior
Noble, Congressman Harter, ex-Gover
nor Campbell, Frederick Taylor and
General Willard Warner.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
JERRY RUSK'S SUCCESSOR.
Ha Ia Opposed to tha Hatch Bill and
Favore Hard Money.
New York, Feb. 18.— J. Sterling Mor
ton of Nebraska, who haa accepted the
office of secretary of agriculture in Cleve
land's cabinet, in an interview today
"I am opposed to the Hatch anti
option bill. What the farmers of thll
country moat need ia protection from
their alleged frienda. The farmers need
a change in some of their ideas and thej
would be materially benefited by a certain
kind of education. It ia generally Said
and believed that the farmers were the
instigators and supporters of the Hatch
anti-option bill. In my opinion they
should be its moat vigorous opponent!.
The produce exchanges and board of
trade, which this bill ie intended to de
stroy, are of the greatest advantage to
producers of grain.
"I am and alwaya have been a hard
money man," eaid the next secretary
of agricultnre. "I waa opposed
to tbe nnredeemable greenback issue
and have been oppoaed to every measure
advocated by fanatics and demagogues
tending to lower our currency from ita
solid and honest basis. Ido not favor
state banks, but I endorsed the section
of the Chicago platform favoring the
removal of the 10 per cent tax."
A Flooded Vlty.
Middlesborough, Ky., Feb. 18.—It
has been raining in torrents for 24 hours.
A large part of the city ia nnder three
to four feet of water. Many families
have been forced to move. No trains
have arrived since night before laat.
A Married Priest Recogalaed.
Trenton, N. J., Feb. 18.—Bishop
O'Farrell hae received instructions
from Rome to recognize the prieatly
relation of John Zebo, who ia a married
man and in charge of the Greek Catholic
A WHIRL OF FORTUNES.
WALL BTREET VISITED BT A FI
Millions Romp Tip and Down the Ladder
of Prlees—Reading: Securities
the Center of the
New York, Feb. 18,—There waa a
wild whirl of fortunes in Wall Btreet
today. Millions romped up and down
the ladder of prices and tonight there
are sad pockets in town, some, too, that
are cheerful. Reading was the core of
the ft >rm center and a blizzard of danc
ing ouctationa swirlod about It. There
were only two hours of it, from 10
o'clock until noon, but in that time
693,000 shares of stock changed bands.
Of this great total, Reading unwound
over half a million shares. It was as
serted today on the board that there
was a decline of 6 per cent yesterday
due to calling for more margin on loans
by the Mercantile Trust company. The
pool was apparently unable to respond
and the collateral, consisting in a great
part of Reading stocks and bonds, waa
said to have been sold ont through
Grant Brothers. This was understood
to have marked a collapse in the con
trolling interest in the Reading and to
be the end of the present management.
Philadelphia, Feb. 18. —A. prominent
financier who conferred with President
Mel.sod today said: "Reading is per
fectly sound. If I had $5,000,000 I would
not hesitate in loaning it to the com
pany. The break waß caused by a sud
den and imperative demand npon a
heavy creditor for $200,000."
At the office of tbe Reading company
it is stated there is nothing in the con
dition of the company's affairs to war
rant the decline of the stock. None of
the rumors current, it was declared, have
any foundation, and the company's
finances are sound and its relations har
monious. The withdrawal of tbe pay
cars yesterday, it waß further said, waa
due to the fact that errors and confusions
had occurred in making up the accounts,
and the cars will go out Monday with
tbe pay for the employees.
Valparaiso, Feb. IS.—lnformation
received today, from Rio Grande do Bnl
says: Goverhor Castilhos, alarmed by
the news of General Saravias' victory,
hurriedly cent a request to the author
ities in Rio Janeiro for assistance in
crushing the revolutionists. This was
followed by a dispatch that 3000
troops were sent toward the frontier to
intercept General Salavias in his march
toward the capital. Before these got
fairly started the welcome news waß re
ceived from the Brazilian capital that
the general government had determined
to send reinforcements to aid Governor
Castilhos in striking a decisive blow
against tbe rebels.
A Bang.net to Judge Blodgett.
Chicago, Feb. 18. —One of the most
notable banquets ever given here was
tonight tendered Judge H. W. Blodgett,
who recently resigned from the federal
ben 'h to become one of the counsel in
the Bering sea controversy. Nearly all
the members of the Illinois supreme
court, federal judges and 400 leading
lawyers of Illinois and tbe northwest
The Wyoming Code of Honor.
Cheynne, Wyo., Feb. 18.—Represen
tative Harper today sent a challenge to
fight a duel to Representative Baker,
with whom he had an altercation the
other night. Baker in reply said he
would settle the difficulty the next time
he met Harper on the street. Both men
are armed and a shooting affray is ex
Mormon Mlaelonairee Murdered.
Pulaski, Term., Feb. 18.—News comes
from a remote part of Lewis county that
two Mormon preachers who had been
repeatedly warned to stop proselytiDg iv
that section, were assassinated by
masked men while holding a meeting.
A Senator Unseated.
Cheynne. Wyo., Feb. 18.—In the sen
ate tonight the seat of Kime, from Fre
mont county, was decided vacant, the
evidence introduced showing that he la
postmaster at Miner's Delight.