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FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH
ERN CALIFORNIA: FAIR WEATH
ER ALONG THE COAST; WEST
VOL. XL. NO. 58.
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former low prices, and being determined to close them out if possible, we
have decided to lower our prices still further to figures co that it will pay
you to come and buy. We have no old Bhopworn or shoddy goods we want
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for example, notice the saving you make in a pair of
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Ladies''turned Oxford* from $1 to $3.85 former prices $2 to 500
Misses' Shoes from $1 25 to $2.25 former prices $2 to 3 Of)
Infante' Shoes W 25c: to $1.50 former prices 75c to 2.00
Men's Shoes from $1.75 to $5.50 former prices $2 to 7.00
Boys' Shoes and everything elee in proportion.
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LOS ANGELES: THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 8, 189 a
ON A CARPET OF PANSIES.
Flowers Strewn in Infanta
Today the Princess Will Visit
the World's Fair.
An Elaborate Programme for Her
Mayor Harrison and tha Exposition Of
ficials Dolbg ths Honari In Grand
By the Associated Prest.l
Chicago, June 7.—Princess Eulalia
will make her first visit to the world's
Columbian exposition tomorrow. She
will be tbe guest of the exposition offi
cials, who have prepared an elaborate
programme for her entertainment.
Everything is in order at the White city
for her reception. Flags and banners
and streamers of every nation will float
from every conceivable pinnacle of the
great building*, and everything about
the fair will take on a holiday appear
ance of a most decided kind. When the
princess arrives at the Administration
building, where she is to take break
fast, she will alight irom her carriage
on a carpet of pansies. These
beaatifal blossoms will be strewn along
her pathway from the carriage to tire
breakfast room. After breakfast the
party will proceed to Mrs. Palmer's
room,.where the committee on ceremon
ies of the board of lady managers will
be in attendance to receive them. Tbe
Spanish section in tbe woman's build
ing will then be visited and a general
tour of the grounds made in carriages.
Mayor Harrison this morning ten
dered a breakfast to the princess, sev
eral world's fair officials, and one or two
private citizens. A reception to which
a considerable number ol private citizens
was invited, followed.
About 2p. m., after the reception of
the invited guests, the princess was
driven back to tbe Palmer house, where
the party rested until evening. Then
she went to dine at the home of Presi
dent Higginbotham, of the world's fair,
not over 20 persons being present at the
dinner. The princess remained at the
Iligginbotham mansion until 10 p. m.
WORLD'S FAIR NOTES.
Chicago, Jane 7.—A man named Ar
nold and Harlow Higlnbothom, who se
cured a concession aa the official and
only photographers on the grounds at a
salary of $2000 a year and 10 per cent on
all work, which meant about $25,000,
have succeeded by their officionsness in
getting themselves tangled np with the
council of administration, and will prob
ably be disciplined. They went so far
as to declare that the representatives of
illustrated newspapers could not make
sketches on the grounds, and yesterday
one of these artists was arrested and
taken before Arnold, who was consti
tuted a magistrate for the occasion, and
utterly ignored the permit issued to the
artist by Director General Davis. When
information of tbis reached the director
general he was wroth, and the matter
was referred to the council of adminis
tration, which will interview Arnold.
This is not the most serious matter
about these haughty photographers
The imperial German commissioners
made complaint against them today to
the effect that Arnold refused to retnrn
to them negatives of photographs taken
of paintings in tbe German section of
the fine arts gallery. The United States
government signed an agreement that
all negatives of photographs or other
exhibits should be returned to the com
missioners. This agreement, however,
had no effect on Arnold, and the matter
was laid before the council of adminis
The day was bright and beautiful in
every way. The fair, in its fresh foliage
and flowers, with its buildings and dec
orations all fresh, looks more beautiful
than it will at any later period during
its existence. People began to swarm
through the gates early, and by 10
o'clock it was estimated that 25,000 had
been admitted, and it was believed the
number for the day would be fully
THE DUKE OF VERAGUA.
I Hia Six Weeks In Chicago Were the
Happiest of His Life.
Chicago, June 7 —The duke of Ve
ragua and party left this city late this
evening over the Pennsylvania road for
Columbus, O. The ducal party was es
corted to the depot by mounted police
men and cavalrymen, and before leav
ing the hotel the ladies of the party were
presented with bonquets.
Before leaving tne Auditorium, the
duke said: "The six weeks I have
spent in Chicago have been the happiest
of mv life. I can never forget the recep
tion I have had at the hands of the peo
ple, and never can repay the debt I owe
The ducal party will be received at
Columbus tomorrow morning by a mili
tary and civil procession, including
thousands of school children, and for
two days will be tbe gueste of the city.
From there a trip will be made to
Niagara Falls and then the party will
return to New York.
The Beer-Makers Meat in Chicago—ln
Chicago, Jane 7.—President Ellis
Waiowrigbt ol the United States Brew
ers' association called the thirty-third
annual convention to order here today
The delegates were welcomed by Ernst
Fecker, secretary of the Chicago and
Milwaukee Brewers' association, and
President Wainwright replied for the
visitors. After the neual preliminaries
it was decided to print and
circulate reports of different patents in
use by brewers for their protection,
there being innumerable so-called in
ventors, who, depending on the well
known aversion of brewers for litigation,
make illegal claims against them. The
vigilance committee report shows that
in the state of lowa the prohibition law
is regularly evaded and that dealer* pay
monthly fines for violating it, thus re
ceiving all the advantages of the license
system, and besides being burdened
with all the evils arising from
the constant and reckless spirit
of lawlessness. It says that the
repeal of tbe prohibition law in
this state may be looked for, but in
Kansas, the report says, Governor
Lewelling, though he expressed a spirit
of friendliness prior to the electien, is
sustaining the prohibition law with
great stringency. It is ascertained that
the same condition of things in lowa
prevail as in Maine. The report also
makes mention of the dispensary laws
of South Carolina, which the president
denounced as socialistic.
PRISON REFORM CONGRESS.
Tributes Paid to the Memory of Ruth-
erford It. Hayos.
Chicago, June 7. —Forecasts of the
future which have been so abundant of
late in tbe art institute, where the
world's fair auxiliary congresses have
been held, gave place tonight to matters
of history. Promises of high results for
good to the human race by the fulfill
ment of certain plans, yielded to tbe
story of good already done. Theories
were supplanted for the time by the re
cital of one man's labors for the welfare
of his kind, and the story that was re
counted waa the story of the work of ex-
President Rutherford B. Hayes in the
line of prison reform. It was the first
session of the annual meeting of the
National Prison Reform association, and
it was a memorial service for General
Hayes. The principal memorial ad
dress was delivered by Gen. R. Brinker
hoff of Ohio, vice-president of the asso
ciation. A number of other speakers
made five-minute addresses on tbe same
subject. The regular work of the meet
ing will begin tomorrow.
BICYCLING IN Du^lN.
ZIMMERMAN BREAKS THK IRISH
Later In a Twenty-five affile Contest He
Collided With Another Wheel
man and Sustained Pain
ful In juries.
Dublin, June 7.—A. A. Zimmerman,
the winner today in the mile invitation
scratch race, participated in by
lists from various parts of Ireland.
Zimmerman won easily by two bicycle
lengths in two minutes and 47 2 5 sec
onds; O'Neill of Dublin, second and
O'Callaghan, of Cork, third.
During the day Zimmerman gave an
exhibition. He did a quarter of a mile
with a flying start in 30 4-5 seconds, thus
beating the best Irish record by one
Later in the day there was a race for
tbe 25-mile championship. Of 20 wheel
men who started three fell in the first
lap. Zimmerman at an early stage of
the race came in violent collision with
another contestant, and was thrown
with great violence against the rails
which enclosed tbe track. Three of his
teeth were crashed out, and he was
otherwise injured to such an extent that
he was compelled to retire from the race.
Kennedy of Limerick won, making the
distance in 1 hour 12 minutes 26 2-5
seconds. Zimmerman's injuries, though
necessarily painful, are not serious.
A Small Audience but an Abundance of
Chicago, June 7.—ln the temperance
congress this afternoon, while tbe au
dience was even smaller than yesterday,
tho enthusiasm of the delegates bad in
no whit abated. A paper on "Total Ab
stinence," by Archbishop Ireland, was
read by another delegate, the venerable
prelate having been summoned to St.
Paul last night. It was a strong declar
ation on the subject of liquor drinking
and a plea for abstinence from intoxi
cating drinks in any form. Tbe address
of Mrs. J. Ellen Foster was printed and
banded around instead of being read.
Hon. James Trontman of Kansas spoke
on the "result of state prohibition," and
a number of other instructive papers
LIZ/IK BORDEN'S TRIAL.
The Testimony Given Thns Far Devoid
of Mew Facts.
New Bedford, Mass., Jane 7.—The
trial of Lizzie Borden was continued to
day. J. V. Morse, a guest at the Borden
house at the time of the murder, and
Bridget Sullivan, the servant, testified.
The principal point brought out in the
examination of Miss Sullivan was that
tbe family relations were of the most
harmonious character; there never hav
ing been any quarrels. The testimony
was devoid of Lew facts. At the close
ot the cross-examination of Bridget Sul
livan, the court adjourned until tomor
Southern California Medicos.
San Bebnakdino, June 7. —Tbe South
ern California medical society, compris
ing nearly all the practitioners of the
allopathic school south of Tehachipi,
was in session in this city today. The
attendance was quite large and much
interest was manifested, several papers
ol interest to the profession were read
this afternoon, by Drs. M. F. Price, J.
M. Hurley, F. 0. Bullard, J. B. Gregory,
E. R. Bradley and others. Dr. F. T.
Bicknell, of Los Angeles is president of
the society, and Dr. George L. Cole of
Los Angeles secretary. Tbe session
The world's fair will canae a rush.
Order early. Full stock, good fit, mod
srate prices. Getz, fine tailoring, 112
West Third street.
FIRST TO ENTER THE FIELD
Gov. McKinley's Boom for the
He Will Be Re-nominated for
An Early Start in the Presidential
Campaign of '93.
Ohio Republicans Meet to Nominate •
State Ticket—The Btar Political
Convention of the Year
By tbe Associated Pren.l
Ooltjmbus, 0., June 7.—Tomorrow's
snn will nee tbe beginning of a new race
for the presidency. Before the Ohio Re
publican state convention adjourns for
the day the first candidate will be fairly
in the field. His name is William Mc-
Kinley. Tonight, at least, that is the
outlook, barring an earthquake or some
thing equally unexpected, for it seems
well understood that McKinley's renom
ination tomorrow, which promises to be
by acclamation, is only the start of a
campaign for the highest honor in the
gift of the nation, Whatever opposition
there may have been here has appar
ently failed to organize its forces against
the famous governor, or with a chivalry
worthy of the occasion has been unwill
ing to take such an ungracious part.
Tbe latter hypothesis finds gome con
firmation in the fact that no name, not
even that of McKinley, wrought a greater
whirlwind of applause in the conven
tion today than that of McKinley's old
time rival, ex-Governor Foraker. Tbe
mention of Foraker's name created great
enthusiasm, which found vent in the
wildest cheering. It was a picturesque
beginning of tbe star political conven
tion of the year.
RIVAL LEADERS ABSENT.
The Republican state convention met
here thia afternoon for the purpose of
nominating a state ticket and firing the
first gun in the renewal of the fight after
the national defeat. Tbe r'val leaders,
Sherman and Foraker, were absent,
though their friends were on the ground
to see that no undue advantage was
taken of the fact that their respective
captains were not there. It seemed
probable in advance of action that the
present officers would be reio.oinated.
In Governor McKinley's case
was that if successful in the tace it
would make him the logical candidate
! for president in the next campaign.
Tbe temporary chairman, ex-Oon
gre;sman Grosvenor, on assuming his
duties, delivered and extended address,
chiefly devoted to the tariff, giving
prob ib'ythe keynote for tho platform
for MoKinely as the presidential candi
date. He dwelt on the wisdom of the
McKinley bill, the number of articles
which came in iree under it, while at
the same time protecting American in
dustries, and declared if the Democrats
attempted to pass an ad valorem tariff
tbey would have to make a rate of 30 per
cent all round, leaving nothing on the
free list. He attributed the present
hard times not so much to the silver
problem as to the apprehension that the
Democrats will carry out their pledge in
regard to npsetting the tariff. He de
clared that protection and reciprocity
were the twin coursers in American
A LETTER FROM JOHN SHERMAN.
Senator Sherman, writing from Wash
ington, said matters of business pre
vented his intended presence at the
convention, He added that he had
scrupulously abstained from any inter
ference in the selection of candidates and
the adoption of principles, believing tbis
dnty could be best performed by tbe
delegates assembled in the convention.
He said fortunately public opinion seems
to have centered in favor of the renomi
nation of the candidates selected two
years ago, giving a special good word for
Governor McKinley. The letter touches
on desirable legislation for Ohio and
concludes with a review of the achieve
ments of the Republican party, declar
ing it had engrafted its principles in
the laws of tbe country to tbe letter's
great advantage as a free and proeperoni
nation. In contrast with tbis he saic
the Democratic party and the Democrat;
president could not agree or formulate
a single affirmative measure of public
policy nor even agree on how and where
to attack any measure of the Republican
party. In vi** of this, it should be the
pride and pleasure of the Ohio Repub
licans to take the lead in the coming
election in reviving the enthusiasm oi
the old times.
After the aopointment of committees,
an adjournment till tomorrow was taken.
A Boy Horribly Injured.
Hanford, Cal., June 7.—The horses
attached to a hay wagon ran aw r ay today
and plunged upon the sidewalk in front
of the Mills block, wrecking the wagon
and fatally injuring an eight-year-old
boy, a son of James Box, owner of the
team. The boy was on the seat when
the horses started, and he fell under the
wreck of the wagon on the sidewalk and
had his ribs broken and was nearly dis
A Young Lady Suicides.
S\LrsAß, Cal., June 7. —Iva McLean,
aged 17, daughter of Dr. D. G. McLean,
I committed suicide this morning. She
I first attempted to take ber life iy taking
I laudanum «nd afterward sent a ball
I through her head with a revolve*, death
occurring in five hours. She wrote a
letter to her father and one to a young
man in thin place, bnt their contents
have not yet become known.
For sunburn and freckles use only
Perfecta Face Cream, safe and sure.
For sale by A. K. Lutleboy, drnggist,
311 South Spring street.
For bargains in ui.ihnery go to Thurs
ton's, 264 South Main street, opposite
A Blob. Find In a Street of the City or
City of Mexico, Juno 7.—A few days
ago some old and musty documents
were found here by which it was learned
that treasure, consisting of gold coin
and jewelry, amounting in value to
$2,000,000, is buried in a street in this
city. Documents bearing official marks
state that the wealth was eecreted by
order of Emperor Maximilian. The
discovery of these documents produced
b sensation, and preparations were at
once made for unearthing the treasure.
Only a small portion of the treasure was
recovered, when work was temporarily
interrupted by a flow of water into the
SLUGGED INTO SUBMISSION.
Laborer* Driven rrem Work by Riotous
Chicago, June 7. —Hostilities began
again this afternoon along the line of
the drainage canal near Lemont.
Strikers assembled in mobs and not only
put to flight a number of men who had
gone to work, but raised a new stand
ard, $2 a day for 10 hoars work now be
ing their demand. There was no blood
shed today, but the strike seems likely
now to assume serious proportions.
Every man found at work by the strikers
today was forced ont, and at one or two
points, where the men evinced reluct
ance to leave their job, they were
promptly slugged into submission.
A SAD ACCIDENT.
Four Members or a Plenie Party
Spring Valley, Minn., June 7. —A
sad accident befell a picnic party who
went for a day's onting at Kummer's
Springs, about six miles northeast of
here. Luther Turner, Otto Stevenß and
daughter and Mrs. Morrow, in Turner's
carriage, went to the spring for water.
They had driven alongside of the spring,
which is very deep, and they team be
coming frightened, jumped off the bank
and upset all into the water, drowning
them and the team.
A RIOT IN NICARAGUA.
THE REVOLUTIONIST ARMY ENTERS
A Clash Ooenrs Between the Soldiers
and Police —A Number or Each
Managua, Nicaragua, Jnne 7.—ln
tense excitement frr. ■ tat tha
over a clasn between tbe police and rev
olutionary army which marched into the
capital. When the army was marching
in front of the police station, a shot was
fired into the ranks. The soldiers were
angry and fired into the policemen.
Five policemen fell dead in the street.
There was a crosß-fire between the sol
diers and police, and several soldiers
were killed. Many spectators who were
watching the parade of the army and
cheering it on the way were killed and
wounded. The police were suppressed,
and the army resumed its march.
When the head of the column was
paeeing the United States legation, and
the American minister was seen in front,
General Zavalo ehonted: "Long live
Minister Baker, the worthy representa
tive of the American nation 1" Thia
sentiment was wildly cheered by the
Congressmen Polled on Three Financial
New York, June 7.—The world pre
sents the answer of the majority of the
members of the next congress to these
1. Do you, with the present informa
tion, favor the repeal of the Sherman
silver law 7
2. Do you favor an income tax ?
3. Do you favor the repeal of tbe
state bank tax ?
To tbe first question 86 representa
tives say practically "Yes," while only
18 say "No." Of the rest many who
qualify their answer show plainly that
their inclinations favor repeal.
On the income tax, 45 say squarely
they favor it and 42 do not.
On the stat- bans, tax question opin
ion is almost as one-sided as in regard
to tbe Sherman bill. Many dodge it en
tirely, but 60 say they are positively
against repealing the tax, while only 30
DIED IN TUB OKBCBT,
An Old Arizona Prospector's Death Re.
Yuma, Ariz., Jane 7.—John W. Ba
ker, an old prospector from Clifton,
Ariz., has juet come in and brings the
news that Conrad Davis, a well
known miner from tbe same place, had
perished on the desert near Mule
Springe, California, on the old stage
road, 30 miles west of Ehrenberg. They
started out May 28th to prospect, and
separated on reaching a spot showing
mineral. At night Davis did not return.
Baker searched for him for Aye days,
tracking him to the sand hills, where a
sand storm had covered his tracks.
They left here May 22d. Both are well
known "miners on the coast.
Quo Warranto Proceeding;!.
Chicago, June 7.—Quo warranto pro
ceedings were begun in the circuit court
today by the attorney-general of the
state against the Total Abstinence
Life aseociation of America. The
suit is to forfeit its charter on
the gronnd ol fraud and violation of
law, the company having failed to set
aside a part of tbe one-third assessments
to create a reserve fund to guarantee
Produces baldness. It is cheaper to buy
a bottle oi skookum root hair grower
than a wig; besides, wearing yonr own
hair ia more convenient. All druggists.
TO THE WORLD'S PARE.
READ THE HERALD'S OPPER
OP A ROUND TRIP AND HOTEL
ACCOMODATIONS AT CHICAGO
TO ITS READERS.
PRICE TEN CENTS.
DEVASTATED BY FLAMES.
A, Terrible Conflagration ai
Fargo, N. D.
Fully One-Half of the Town
Laid in Ashes.
The Financial Loss Estimated a*
Over Three Thousand People Rom.ltil,
The Fire Still Racing; at Midnight.
Fatal Flamea In Has
By the Associated Press.!
Minneapolis, Jane 7.—A special to
the Tribune from Moorhead says: Half
of Fargo is in ashes. Fire started at 3
o'clock in a restaurant on Second street,
a strong wind blowing. At 4 o'clock the
fire had reached the Great Northern
tracks, ten blocks north, gutting tbe en
tire district three blocks east
to Broadway. A strong fight waa
made to prevent the fiamse cross
ing to tbe west side of Broad
way, but by 4 o'clock they bad crossed
in-several places. The telegraph wires
were all burned so it is impossible to
reach Grand Forks or Hillsboro to ask
for help. Probably 2000 people are
homeless. The fire has just crossed the
river to the Moorhead side at tbe Fargo
roller mills, which will be burned.
Among the principal firms already
burned are: Herzean, dry goods; Crane's
restaurant; Magill, farm machinery;
Northern Pacific elevator buildings;
Western Union Telegraph office; Mor
ton, real estate; Red River Valley Na
tional bank; Daily Forum; Merchants'
State bank; opera house; Tyler, real
estate;, the plants ot McCormick and
Walter A. Wood; the Minnesota Chief;
the John Deering implement warehouse;
Cole's livery; Grand hotel; Fleming's
drug store; Veder & Lewis' grocery;
Christian's drug store; Sheridan hotel;
Appel Brothers; Minneapolis Dry Goods
company; Logan's studio; American
iron works; Continental bouse; Van
Brunt's implement warehouse.
A strong wind made the fire travel so
qnickly that hardly anything was saved.
The flames went through brick build
ings as easily as wooden ones. The loss
will be over $1,000,000 as practically the
whole business distrsct of the city is
THE FIRE STILL BURNING. '
At 10 o'clock tonignt the fltn ia r*Hl
burning in a couple dozen places. The
wind has cnanged to '.he north and is
driving the flames heck on the burned
district. A block in the middle of the
city from Robert street and Front street
south, four blocks wide and ten blocks
long is a blackened plain of ashes with
not a dozen buildings standing. A fierce
south wind drove the flames like a
prairie tire. Brick buildings seemed to
melt away into heaps of crumbling sand,
and it was impossible to force enough
water through the mains to fight tbe
fire. A conservative estimate of tbe loss
at 10 o'clock is $3,000,000, with not to
exceed one quarter insurance. There is
plenty of help now, Grand Forks, Wah
peten and Casselton having sent hoje
THREE THOUSAND PEOPLE HOMELESS.
Over 3000 people are tonight homeless,
and it is impossible to verify the reports
of accidents. James F. Lynn, the
8-year-old son of a former alderman, is
reported burnt; also three children.
Photographer Gilbert and an unknown
man were shut off from the stairs in the
third story of the Chapin block, while
trying to save some property.
Practically only one' hotel is left in
town. The fire burnt all around it, but
so far it has been saved. Only one res
taurant is left in town. The Moorhead
hotel is already full. A large number of
people will sleep in the court house and
school houses on the south side. Pres
ident Hill wired to open the Grand Pa
cific hotel at Moorhead for the firemen.
Only two grocery stores are left in town.
HOW THE FIRE STARTED.
The fire was started by hot ashes from
the Gem restaurant thrown ont behind,
igniting some loose papers back of Hose
man's dry goods store. Somebody left
the front door open and inside of two
minutes the wind drove the flames
through the buildings and out of the
roof. In the next 15 minutes the flames
ran two blocks west taking brick build
ings and all, then jumped across the
street to McGiils' big machinery ware
house. North and east of this for two
blocks each way are big machinery de
pots, mostly two story wooden buildings,
and at this time of year filled to the
roof with a year's supply of farm ma
chinery for North Dakota. First on one
roof and then on another tongues of
flame broke out, as the swirling fire
flakes settled on tbe shingles. Inside of
half an hour the whole space of four
blocks was a whirling flame, the prop
erty consumed being valued at $1,250,
--000. The only machinery houses saved
are Walter A. Wood's and the Monitor
THE FIREMEN POWERLESS.
The firemen tried to confine the flames
to the eoath of Northern Pacific ave
nue, but failed. The opera house block
waa soon burned, while the Grand hotel
was burning to the east. The flames
shot over Front street, burning barns
and then the Fargo Forum office. The
printers had just time to lock the forms
while the office force kept back the
flames. It had been expected that the
three-story brick Duiiding of the Rsd
River National bank would arrest the
flames, hut it went in 15 minutes. The
tire burned rapidly np tbe east
side of Broadway, but was confined to
that side of the street. It then went
through the residence district north of
the Great Northern track, making a
clear track five blocks wide and 10
blocks long, wtiile isolated tires could be
seen over a mile north, caused by flying;
cinders. The wind shifted again and
the flamea caught the Minneapolis and