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FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH
ERN CALIFORNIA: FAIR WEATH
ER; WARiIER; WESTERLY
VOL. XL. NO. 79.
OUR GREAT SALE
- O F" —
4 CHILDREN'S SUITS ►
18 STILL- ON.
We are selling more now than ever before Don't miss
the chance we are now offering.
Ii?™; 10 Per Cent. Discount.
Mullen, Bluett & Co.
Corner Spring and First Streets.
138, 140, 142 S. Main St.
WE HAVE MADE FURTHER
On our entire stock, and will keep up our
* Immense Clearing Sale
For some weeks yet, to close out our RETAIL DEPARTMENT
Id many sizes and patterns. Made either lor the corner or for tho side of tbs room,
In endless vailety and all prices. A very pretty one for $20.
We have them round, oval and square. In all sizes, and as cheap as 75c per foot. More s
patterns shown now than ever before.
BUFFETS. A large line of pretty designs.
CH A IR S In tne groatest variety, In Cane scat, Wood sost or Leather lent. We show
many handsome styles and We can plesse every one.
LOS ANGELES FURNITURE COMPANY,
225-227-229 South Broadway, opp. City Hall.
r f^^^J^f^^^^ w ° rid ' s Fair
HELD IN MECHANICS' PAVILION, BAN FRANCISCO, ENDING FEB. 13, 1893.
GRAND SILVER MEDAL M™,,
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jrjT-r T7"T7»"D Tl/rT?T\ A T for mort artistic specimens illustrat-
VjAJL»> V ill MS. IVI IJ f\ I m ing tbe l'latinotype, Aristo and otherprocesses.
SILVER MEDAL ~ OST ARTTSTIC Anx ** ima 0F
"Four Medals Out of a Possible Four."
Cloudy Weather Pre-j OOfl QfITTTH SPRING STRFFT (Opposite Los Angeles
femd lor Sittings, ( SUUin ai~m«U Ol net. I. (Theater A Hollenbeck
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& We havo them In all denom'mtlo is, i»rge and small. A
«• We suirantee them in ev>ry respect Imerest, promptly 4.
•♦ paid. Yon nave no trouble or anxiety and arc secure. A
2 SECURITY t-O A N AND TRUST CO., T
* 123 WEST SECOND ST., LOS ANOELE-i, CAL, 6-n-10t X
WILLIAMSON'S MUSIC STORE.
HENRY F. MILLER I v i s a I f" v r~"» HATBU4BRK,
BLriK BKOTHRRH, I ' I LX IX] U HRa U.M DLLER,
il. SHONINKBR. ' ' ' v — SMITH & BARNES.
NEWMAN BROS., f~ x c? C~2. A M Q NEKDHAM
Air Circulating fceed Colls. v — ' 1 ■ *J 1 *—' Silver Tonguod.
A FULL LINE OF MUSIC AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
Blandard, Rotary shuttle, Whireand Other Long Shuttle Machines, Supplies, Etc.
327 SOUTH BI'HIIVO SYRIiEfT. 4-13 ly
AN ATROCIOUS MURDER.
A Most Shocking Crime in
Jack the Ripper's Brntality
A Young Woman Butchered in a Most
Th* Mnrderor Heretofore Considered a
Respectable citizen — Details of
the Crime Not 111 for ,
By the Associated Press.
San Francisco, July 28.—One ol the
most atrocious murders ever committed
iv thia city occurred at an early hour
Wednesday morning, full details of
which did not become known until to
night and are too revolting to admit of
extended mention. The victim was a
woman, Mrs. Kate Grilles, wife of a re
porter employed on one of the local
papers, and her murderer was Martin
O'Neill, foreman of the galvanized de
partment at the Union iron works.
The woman was found iv a dying con
dition in tbe private room of a saloon on
the harbor front this morning, and died
while being removed to the hospital. It
was known that O'Neill had been in the
saloon with her, and he was accordingly
arrested, though it was believed for
aome time that the woman had died
from natural causes as no marks of
violence were found upon her nntil an
autopsy was held later in the day. It
was discovered then that a wooden han
dle attached to a bouquet of flowers had
been thrust into her body and bent and
twisted until a great gash had been torn
in the ileah and her internal organs
mutilated in a most horrible manner.
Parts of the bouquet were found im
bedded in her stomach. Tbe fiendish
work of the muiderer had produced an
internal hemorrhage which resulted in
death in a short time.
Mrs. GrilTee formerly lived in Phila
delphia, but came here some years ago
and has been living in Alameda with
her husband and (1-year-old daughter.
She was a young woman of a very at
tractive appearance. Recently she had
become addicted to tbe use of intoxicat
ing liqnors, and had been in tbe habit of
visiting the saloon in which she met her
death. While coming to San Francisco
on a ferryboat Tuesday evening she met
O'Neill, with whom she had a slight ac
quaintance. He is 50 years of age, and
has a family, and has been regarded as
a respectable man. He invited Mrs.
GritTes to the saloon, and they remained
there together for several hours, during
which tune they drink a great deal and
became viry much intoxicated, especial
ly tbe man.
It is not known definitely jnst how
the crime occurred, but there is every
reason to believe that O'Neill, frenzied
> with liquor, finally attempted to assault
Mrs. Grilles, and when she resisted he
picked up the bouquet with the wooden
handle, which was the only thing in the
nature of a weapon in the room, and
made the brutal attack. The woman
made no outcry, and after O'Neill bad
completed the horrible mutilation he
; left the saloon, and the deed was not
i discovered nntil the bar-tender bad oc
casion to enter the room.
O'Neill was in a drunken stnpor today
and claims that he remembers nothing
of the tragedy.
A Class of 350 Awarded Diplomas—Hon
orary Degrees Conferred.
Boston, June 28. —As if to make up
for class day, the weather was all that
conld be desired for the commencement
exercises of Harvard today. A class
numbering 350 graduated. The over
seers conferred these honorary degrees:
LB. I)., Robert Todd Lincoln and Rich
ard Olney ; A. M., George Alonzo Bart
lett and Daniel Hudson Bnrnham.
The honorary degree of LL. D. was
conferred on Winfield Scott Chaplin, also.
At the alnmni dinner President Eliot
! presided, and Hon. Horace Davis of San
! Francisco, president of the Alumni asso
ciation, began the after-dinner speaking
|by testifying to the loyalty to the alma
mater of the alumni on the Pacific cosst.
President Eliot spoke next, telling of the
work of the college. Governor Russell
was next called, and he wrs followed by
Attorney-General Oiney and Bobert T.
Lincoln. Chancellor Chaplin of Wash
ington university. Bishop Keane of the
Catholic University at Washington, and
Daniel H. Burnham of Chicago also
A Horrible. Murder.
San Francisco, June 28.—At an early
hour this morning Martin O'Neal, a
foreman at the iron works, was booked
in the city prison on the charge of mur
der. O'Neal and a woman, known as Kit
tie, entered the back room of a saloon on
the water front. Half an hour later the
woman was found unconscious, having
been maltreated and assaulted in a hor
rible manner. She died on the way to
the hospital. O'Neal was arrested, be
spattered with blood, and charged with
Captain Mellon'* Victim.
Riverside, June 28.-— Edgar Hadden,
who was accidentally shot on a Santa Fe
train by J. A. Mellon, captain of the
i steamboat Syaton.on the Colorado river,
; died tonight. Captain Mellon is ont on
|2000 bail. The shooting was accidental.
The Ontario Bank Solvent.
Ontario, Cal., June 28. —Attorney-
General Hart and Commissioners Ger
berdirg and Djnsmoor examined the
Citizens' bank today. They found it
perfectly solvent, and it will open for
New Yobk, July 28.—The Commercial
Advertiser says Henry Villard an
nounces that he intends to withdraw
from all the companies with which he
has been identified, and retire from
active business life.
LOS ANGELES: THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 29, 1«93.
HIGH JINKS AT YALE.
The Alumni Celebration Assumes a De
New Haven, Ot., June 28.—The clos
ing exercises took place at Yale today.
The olasa which from all departmenta of
the nniveraity received diplomaa thia
year ia the largest which ever left Yale,
being 418. Among the honorary degrees
conferred were: LL.D., Hon. Wilson S.
Russell, class of '69, postmaster-general;
William H. Taft, class of '78; United
States eircnit judge; M. A., Daniel H.
Burnham, director of tbe world's fair.
The celebration laat night by the Yale
alumni assumed a destructive nature.
A big bonfire was lighted and shutters
were torn off tbe old south college to
feed the flames. The building was set
on fire by fire-crackers bnt the flames
were put ont with little damage. Two
seniora, Pop Bliaa, the football player,
and Ralph Birdaall, had their features
badly marked by fire-crackers. A letter
box was blown np by a cannon fire
cracker and valuable mail matter badly
damaged. The penalty for this crime is
20 years in prison. Every effort ia be
ing made by the local postal authorities
to discover the perpetratore.
A Young Married Woman Tires a Ballet
Visaua, Cal., June 2t>.—Mrs. Antoin
ette A. Daggett, wife of Earl Daggett,
son of a prominsnt lawyer, Alfred Dag
gett, shot herself through the heart at
3 o'clock this afternoon, with suicidal
intent. Mrs. Daggett's maidsn name
was Pepper. She married Duggett, who
is not yet 20. last March. Nobody
knew of the fact till this month. The
woman was a nurse. Last year she
nursed young DaggeH'a mother, who
was sick in San Francisco, got ac
quainted with the boy and married him.
There is no known oanse for the deed.
A PLAY WITH PISTOLS.
AN EXCITING EPISODE IN THE
The Jnrtßo Orders All Parties Hereafter
to Appear In Court Gunless—Re
porter Blgelow'a Sensation
FnssNo, June 28.—The day'a sensa
tion in the trial of Richard S. Heath,
charged with the murder of McWhirter,
came at 4 o'clock. Stillwell, the Exam
iner reporter, was being cross-examined
by W. W. Foote, who was asking what
moneys the Blasingames had paid him
as a detective. M. M. Foote called W.
W. Foote's attention to Lee Blaaingame,
claiming he was nodding to witness to
coach him. Lloyd Moultrie corroborated
him. Blasingame told M. M. Foote he
Her), when tbe latter started for him,
hut was stopped by officera and W. W.
I Foote. Some of the parties made a play
to draw pistols, when Attorney Walser
asked that all parties be disarmed.
After some wrangling Blaeingame
was fined and all partiea ordered to ap
pear in court hereafter gunieaa. Excite
ment during the episode was intense.
Henry I). Bigelow of the Examiner
testified,that he saw Heath in Decem
ber last, at the editorial rooms in San
Francisco. Heath said if McWhirter's
murder was investigated carofully it
would be found that McWhirter had
been killed by a young business man of
Fresno. Heath said that young man
had discovered some months after his
marriage that his wife was abont- to
have a child, very prematurely, and by
threats of exposure she had been in
duced to confess that McWhirter was
the cause, and that the husband had
for that reason killed McWhirter.
Heath said he would give Stillwell let
ters of introduction to persons in Fresno
cognizant of the facts.
He stated also that on a certain night
a young man aud McWhirter had been
seen passing down the road, near the
house of a man named Morrow; that
Morrow and his wife heard the young
man and McWhirter wrangling. Heath
said there were other parties who know
more about it. Heath gave a letter of
introduction to Parsons and others at
Fresno, and said it would be a nice story
to write up. Heath said he was a
friend of McWhirter and was sorry for
A Han Francisco Snletde.
New YortK, June 28.—Frederick Q.
Van Pelt, a vnung man who died in Pun
I Francisco last, night from taking 38 !
I ounces of chloroform, wen a son of Gil- j
| bert S. Van Polt, a retired lawyer of
j this city. Van Pelt said today • "I feel
positive my eon did not commit !
suicide. He ÜBed chloroform and 1
moiphine for aome years, hut
we were not aware of the fact until a
year ago. We had not "seen bim for
about two years and had not, heard of
! him in months. When aOout three
weeks ago we were surprised to have
him walk into the house one evening
and inform ns he wanted assistance to
help him get a divorce from his wife.
After a stay of a few days he went back
west and since we assisted him finan
cially in his divorce suit. I have one
letter from him since hia departure
which he wrote in a very happy vein,
assuring ns that everything was going
A Statue of tho Queen.
London, June 28. —A statue of the
queen, the work of Princess Beatrice,
her majesty's yonngeet daughter, whb
unveiled in Kensington gardens today
by the queen in person, in the presence
of a large concourse of prominent peo
ple. The duke oi York, who waa not in
the best of health, waa absent.
The world's fair will cause a rush.
Order early. Full stock, good fit, mod
erate prices, data, line tailoring, 112
West Third atreet.
For sunburn and freckles use only
Perfecta Face Cream; cafe and aure.
For sale by A. E. Littleboy, druggist,
311 South Spring atreet.
For bargains in millinery go to Thurs
ton's, 261 South Main atreet, opposite
TRIGEOT AT VISALIA.
Through Her Heitrt.
TRAIN ROBBERS BAFFLED.
A Bold Attempt to Rob a
The Bandits Driven Off by the
One of the D' speradoes Captured by
A Posse In Pursuit or the Others— -lie
Fireman Killed for Refusing
to Throw Up nit nan::-
By tho Associated Press.
Ban Antonio, Tex., June 28.—The
boldest attempt at train robbery that
ever occurred in Texas took place this
afternoon, near Breckinridge. The affair
resulted in the killing of F. N. Martin,
fireman, and the capture of one of the
robbers, who gives hia name aa J. D.
May, a cowboy.
The train was the San Antonio and
Aransas Pass, which left here at 1:20.
At Breckinridge the train stopped to
take water, and as it pulled out again,
Robber May climbed upon the tender,
and with a pistol in each hand, ordered
the engineer and fireman to throw
up their handa. Engineer' Tiernev
obeyed, but Martin made a movement
as though he was about to secure a pia
tol. The robber began pouring lead
into Martin, keeping Tierney covered all
the time. Martin fell dead and his
body rolled on to the track, where it waa
The other two robbers, when they aaw
the dead body fall out of the cab,
jumped from their position on the bag
gage car and made for tbe brush. Rob
ber May jumped into the cab and or
dered Engineer Tierney to run the train
across the Indian river bridge. Instead
of complying, the engineer pat on the
air brakes and the train came to a
With a parting shot at the engineer,
the robber jumped from the engine and
started up tbe track on a hard run.
Conductor Steele rushed into the
engine, and cutting looae from the
train started with the messenger and
Kngineer Tierney in pursuit. Finding
he could not escape over the bridge,
the robber took to thebruah. Conductor
Steele started single-handed and chased
him, firing aa he went.
The robbers at the bridge commenced
firing and the volleys were returned by
the engineer and messenger. Condnctor
Steele overhauled May and disarmed
him of two pistols. The robbera at the
bridge dieappearad, leaving a Winches
The United States marshal and a
pos6e went down on a special train and
are row in pursuit.
J. D. May, the man who was captured,
refuses to make any statement further
than that it was the intention of the
band to rob the express and passengers.
19 ALTOB1D QOVEBNOKJ
A Sensational Sequel to the Pardoning;
or the Anarchists.
Chicago, June 28.—A sensational
8eauel comes tonight to Governor Alt
geld's relea3B of the Haymarket anar
chists. The Journal raisos the question
whether he is legally governor of the
state of Illinois or a citizen of the
United States. The Journal saya Gov
ernoi A'.tgeld bases his claim to citizen
ship on the simple statement that his
father was naturalized while hfa aon
was a minor child. Altgeld waa born
in Prussia in 1848, and came to thia
country with hia parents when a boy.
If the father was made a citizen while
the governor waa under 21 there is no
question aa to hia title of citizenship,
but if the elder Altgeld waited until hia
son waa over 21 before taking out papers,
then tho title of the governor to citizen
ship ia badly clouded.
The fact developed today that the
friends of Fielden, Schwab and Neebe
knew before the election that Altgeld
waa in sympathy with the cause of the
Amnesty association, from the fact that
he waa one of tho signers of an unsuc
cessful petition preoented to Governor
Fifer. It is said the Amnesty aasocia
tion will continue its labors with a view
to now securing the pardon of the Bo
hemian anarchiat, Hroeneek, who was
! sentenced to Joliet for 14 years some
j time after the conviction oi the Hay-
The leproaetit'Uives of 50 Socialistic
sections in the United Statea will open
the conference here in July. One
prooiiueus member of the Ohictgo or
ganization said today resolutions thank
ing Governor Altgeld will be adopted
SHOT BY A TRAMP.
\ Freight Mortally Woand«d.
til* Family Distracted.
Sacbambnto, June 28.—James T.
Bruce, head brakeman on train No. 3,
waa shot and fatally wounded about a
mile eaat of Gold Run f .!iis morning be
tween 1 and 2 o'clock, by a tramp he
waa endeavoring to put oIT the train.
Bruce waa taken to the railroad hoa
pital, where he lies in a critical condi
tion. Ha ia 15 yeara of ago and a man
Three men were brought here thia
afternoon on auspicion of being of the
party of trampß aboard the easthound
train this morning when Brakeman
Bruce was shot. They were taken be
fore the latter at tho hospital, but he
could not identify either of them aa the
man who shot him. Bruce ia not likely
to live. Hia wife and live email chil
dren were with him all day and it was a
The Victoria Oourt-Murtiai.
London, Juae 28 —Captain Bourke.
senior officer among the survivors of
the warship Victoria, will be tried by a
special naval board, sittinu at Malta,
for having lost the vessel. Further pro
ceedings depend upon the outcome of
THE FELON IN CUSTODY.
A Rape Fiend Arretted Soon After the
Commission of Hie Crime.
San Josh, Cal., July 28.—Constable
Reynolds arrived here at 11:30 tonight,
having in custody a man named Hanson,
who made a felonious assault on Mrs.
May Marriett at Tunnel No. 1, near Los
(latoa, about 8 o'clock. The woman
went to tne depot to meet friends ex
pected from San Francisco. They did
not come. She started to walk along
the track to her place, five miles np the
cafion, and Hanson met her, turned and
followed, and aa she passed ont of the
tunnel he grabbed and choked her and
accomplished his purpose. The screams
of the woman attracted two men pass
ing in a buggy along the road. They
arrived npon the acene aa the man Tan
away, and Mra. Marriett waa taken to
Los Uatoß, where she a description
of her assailant. He was shortly ar
rested, bronght before her and iden
tified. As excitement ran higti the con
stable hustled him off to San Joae.
SHOT HIS FRIEND.
A Family Quarrel In Arizona Ends In a
Phcewx, Ariz., June 28.—Fred Rchaef
fer, a ranchman living three miles from
here, at hia home shot and fatally
wounded .Tndge Richards, tearing away
tbe entire left side of bia face, aa the ve
anlt of a quarrel between BchaefTer and
hiß wife, in the course of which he tried
to ahoot hia wife. Richardsgrahbed the
gun by trie muzzle, when Schaefler
pulkd the trigger. Richards fell, and
as Mrs. SchaefTer ran screaming into the
yard, her husband levelled the gnn at
her, hut missed fire. SchaefTer is in
jail. Both man are old. SchaefTer is 60,
and was formerly a wealthy
Richards is nearly 70, and had been
living at Scbaeffers the past two years.
LAWYER HARDING'S FEE.
TEN THOUSAND DOUARS FOR PRO
An Attachment Issued Against Sirs.
Severance of Los Angeles ror That
Sam, In Connection with the
Searles Will Contest.
New Yoek, June 28.—An attachment
haa bees obtained in thia city for Her
bert B. Harding, a Boaton lawor, against
Annie C. Severance of Loa Angeles, Cal.,
for $10,000 lor professional services in
connection with the will of the late
Mrs. Mary F. H, Searles, wife of Ed
ward H. Searles, and widow of Mark
Hopkins, the California millionaire.
Mr. Harding claims that he was retained
by Mra. Severance and wasina'rumental
in obtainins, at Salem, Maaa., herehare
of the eßtate, which amounted to $250,
--000. The attachment was served on the
Merchants' Natioual bank, where it waa
said Mrs. Severance had bonds.
Complete Returns Show a Majority for
the Army Bill.
Berlin, June2B.—Reports received to
day complete tho returns from al! of the
397 electoral constituencies of the em
pire. The exact numerical relations of
the party are nevertheleaa still in doubt,
aa aeveral candidates have reserved their
decision concerning the military demand
of the government. The situation ia
further complicated by the rejection of
the returna in five constituencies where
irreguiarties vitiated tbe elections.
One of thoße , constituencies is
in Jerichow, where Count Herbert
Bismarck waa supposed to have been
elected. If theaa constituencies are al
lowed according to the returns, the list
ia divided generally thus: Clericals, 82;
Social Democrats, 45; Conservatives, 77 ;
Free Conservatives, 25; National Lib
erals, 52; Gnelphs, 8; Alsatians, 12;
Anti-Semites, 76; Richter Radicals, 23;
Radical Unionists, 12; Poles, 19; Inde
pendent Clericals. 11; Bavarian Peas
ants' league, 2; South German Demo
crats, 11; Danes, 1. Of these 199 are
counted for the army bill and 185
against it. Thirteen are classed as
New York, June 28. —Nobol's gela
tine, tbe most powerful explosive which
artilleristß have yet undertaken to larni,
was repeatedly fired in shells from an
ordinary rilled gun today at the
United States proving grounds, Saniiv
Hook. The experiment may be
considered as a great triumph
I for the Justin system of chsraing
j sheila with high explosive?, for although
| the finai chat oi tlia day was attendud
with an Qnlooked foi- explosion, it in no
way tended to discredit Dr. Juatin'a
system, the destruction of the abell be
ing due to readily preventable causes.
# A Denver Mass Meeting.
Denver, June 28.—Editor Patterson
of the Rocky Mountain News, speaking
tonight on the silver question, said:
"In order to emphasize the fact that
ruin threatena the trana-Miasouri coun
try, and especially the ailver section,
because of the ruthless policy ontlined
by tbe money power of the east and
Europe, the News will in the morning
call for a mass convention in Denver of
a character that in numbers and influ
ence will arrest the attention of tbe
country to ita protest against the mon
strous crime that is contemplated."
They Rode In Cars.
Chicago, June 28.—George Jones and
Rattlesnake Pate, two of the contestants
in the cowboy race, claim Berry, Al
bright, Gillespie and Smith, the first
four men iv, rode in cars at night dur
ing the race and ahipped their horses.
Jones claims he and Pete are the only
men who rode a fair race. The state
ment ia corroborated by the correspond
ent of a local paper who came over the
road on a bicycle.
Cowboy Killers All In.
Chicago, June 28.—The last of the
cowboy rftcors came in today. George
Jones arriving early iv the morning, and
"Doc" Middleton reaching the gatea
ehortly after noon.
WANT A HPLB I,N IT.
« PRTmOr? HO* A TtISINBI.
TTIROUaH THIRD-srRBBT HHA.
WAS PRESENTED TO TtU» C*U»
CIL VLSI KRDAV
PRICE TEN CENTS.
THE LEAVEN IS WORKING.
A Further Decline in the
Silver Legislation Is the Need
of the Honr.
Urgent Appeals for the Repeal of
the 1 "vnian Law.
Congress Will nvene Before Septem
ber— Various Opinions Expressed
as to the Outcome of the
By the Associated p.r"s«.
Washington, June 28 —Secretary Car
lisle's mail this morning waa loaded
down with letters from bankers, com
mercial men and others, calling on the
president to convene congreßS at once in
extra session to consider financial legis
lation. The pressure ia great, but there
ia semi-official authority for the state
ment that congress will not be convened
Though no official announcement has
yet been made on the aubject, it is
fonnd to be the almost universal opinion
of members of congress now in the city,
(many of wsfom have conversed with the
president), that cangress will be called
to meet in extra session the first Mon
day in September, which will be Sep
REPEAL OF THE SHERMAN LAW.
A cabinet officer, speaking of tbe finan
cial situation, said this morning there
was no doubt in his mind that the repeal
of the Sherman law would bring abont
much needed relief, whether temporary
or permannet time alone could demon
strate. Still there waa no certainty even
now that congress would repeal the
Sherman law. The honae was more fa
vorable than it seemed to be. He inti
mated that if the president were con
vinced that congress would immediately
repeal the Sherman law, that body
might be convened in extra session be
fore September; "but," he concluded,
"the leavan ia working."
A FIFTY-SEVEN CKNT DOLLAR.
According to treaanry advices silver
continues to decline, the price in Lon
don today being 34 pence per ounce, or
$0,739 in our money. This makes a sil
ver dollar worth today, as bullion, 57
cents. Since the treasury went out of
the market as a purchaser of silver
June 2lot, the price has declined from
$0,822 io $9,739 per ounce. July 3d is
the time for the next purchases to be
gin, but it ia hinted at the treaanry
department that purchases may be de
layed nntil Juiy oth or 7th.
CARLISLE HTl T DYING THE SITUATION.
Secretary Carliale is giving close atten
tion to the situation. The president
and Secretary Carlisle will spend the
night together at Woodley, the presi
dent's country seat, considering treasury
appointmenta and financial matters. A
large batch of papers - was taken ont
there this afternoon.
THE SITUATION IN NEW YORK.
Easier Condition of the Money Market.
Talk In Wall Street.
New York, June 28. —Bankers re
ported an easier condition in tbe money
market this morning. There were no
extraordinary shipments, and the only
thing which was out of theordidary was
the large number of demands for re
discounts from all over tbe country. The
clearing house loan committee isaued
$1,330,000 certificates, making the total
amount isßued .$0,300,000. The sub
treasury transferred $115,000 to San
Francisco by telegraph iv return for
The free gold in the treasury today ia
TALK IN WALL STREET.
There ia much talk in Wall street as
to the reason which prevented the presi
dent from calling congress together im
mediately. An intimate friend of the
Bcretary of the treasury, in conversation
with a reporter said, according to Car
lisle, a canvaes of members of congress
two months ago, on behalf of. Cleveland,
resulted in learning that there was a
majority of thn'boose in favor of the
repeal of the Sherman law, but in the
senate a in«j iriiy of 20 the other way.
It waa believed, however, enough sen
ators (11 M least) could be converted
beftre September, to enable the repeal
of the measure,to pass the upper honse.
XUMUSS OF FAILURES.
There were rumors today of impend
ing failnrea. At the start it was re
ported that a bank was in trouble, but
this could not be traced to any authentic
source. Later a stock exchange concern
was alleged to be in difficulties. Finally
it developed that Post, Martin & Co., •
banking firm whose apecialty ia the «Hs
tribution of intereßt for counties, small
railroads, water and other corporations,
had aome of their paper protested. The
paper waa afterwards renewed. The
delay was doe to tho stringency of
TnE MONEY MARKET.
The money market worked easier to
day, the hig%«t rate for atock exchange
;n ; rposeß being 15 per cent at 1 o'clock.
Sterling exchange wo firmer on the
decline in money rates. The supply ol
bills waa smaller.
Exporters of p*oduns are disinclined
to sell grain options, as they «»>ok for
easier money later on.
A BATTLE OF STANDARDS.
Congressman Itlanri's Views on the Sli
St. Lovis, June 28. —Congressman R.
P. Bland, tho great silver advocate here,
reviewing the silver situation as affected
by the action oi the Indian government,
"Heroic measures will be required on
the part of thia government for the re