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■aid the president had never recalled,
retracted or explained a single word of
hie letter of acceptance which wae just
aa binding aa when first given to the
world. He (Voorhees) waa willing to
stake hia faith in the troth and honor of
Grover Cleveland and his well known
fidelity to a pledge when once matte.
He paid a high tribute to Secretory
Carlisle, and aaid: "God help the
Democratic party if we are to turn oar
backs on such men ac the president and
He spoke of the ratio as a matter of
detail which congress wonld establish on
a fair basis. He eaid the people would
not tolerate a single gold standard and
then addressed himself to a denounce
ment of the selfishness and greed of tbe
money power which had dona so much
to aggravate the financial situation, and
spoke in favor of the present pension
system as helpful in the distribution of
money. He urged tbe necessity of tbe
government in providing a new circu
lating medium in place of that furnished
at present by national banks. He
favored, in addition to the money issued
by the government, currency properly
guarded, issued by state banks. He
urged tbe necessity of financial legisla
tion which would furnish a sufficient
volume of currency on a practically specie
basis, guaranteed by public honor, and
second, to deprive individuals, corpora
tions or syndicates, of the power to
eanse a fluctuation in the amount of the
different currencies in circulation ; third,
to maintain on a parity gold, eilver and
paper money; fourth, to settle tbe stat
us of silver money by authorizing it to
form a portion of the specie basis re
quired by the constitution for chartered
banka; fifth, to overthrow the dangerous
centralization of the money power now
existing at two money centers, in tbe
bands of a few individuals, by giving
the people of each state the right of
home rale on the subject of money, thus
securing them a borne circulation. To
these five propositions he added a care
fully adjusted and graded income tax, aa
the moat equitable and upright measure
for providing government revenue.
The delivery of the speech occupied an
hoar and 35 minutes. After Voorheea
took his seat he was congratulated by
The debate was continued by Dubois
of Idaho in opposition to the hill. There
waa not a senator on tbe floor, he said,
who had not been elected on a platform
which pledges him to bimetallism. He
insisted that no representative of the
people had a moral right by his vote, or
on hia own judgment, to put the country
on a gold etandard. lt would be a be
trayal ol tbe people.
Palmer argued in support of the bill.
It could not be fairly asserted, he said,
that the president did not favor the use
of both gold and ailver aa tbe atandard
money of the country, nor did it follow
tbat because the president failed to say
a word with reference to bimetallism in
his recent message to congress that he
would disapprove legislation providing
for the coinage of both metals that
would be of equal exchangeable and in
trinsic value. He expressed the opinion
that the majority of tbe American peo
ple not only approved, but would
rapturously applaud legislation that
would establish and maintain the
bimetallism of the Chicago
convention. He believed, however, that
in the present state of the market it was
beyond the power of a finite mind to fix
tbe ratio of silver to gold, because the
market value of silver was in a state of
The bill having been laid aside end
the case of the Montana aeriatorship
laid before tbe senate, a motion to lay
that aside informally andprcceeJ to con
tiiaeratiou of the hill to increase the
national bank circulation, waa made by
McPherson and agreed to. The bill w«b
taken up, the question being on the
amendment offered by Cockreil for the
redemption of euch two per cent bonds
ac may be offered, and for their pay
ment in a new issue of treasury notes.
Stewart took the floor and pet out to
antagonize soma positions iv Voorbee'e
After a brief debate, the bill and
amendment want over without action.
A resolution was offered by Peffer
(which went over till tomorrow) calling
on the secretary of the treasury for in
formation as to the report tbat national
banks in Boston, New York and Phila
delphia were being conducted in viola
tion of the law; whether they were pay
ing depositors checks promptly in lawful
money, and whether they were demand
ing rates of interest higher than those
provided by law for loans of money or
Monotonous Finn urn IJlscusslon—Other
Washington, Aug. 22.—The financial
discussion in the biouse today was for
tbe most part rather monotonous.
The speaker laid before the house a
communication from the secretary of the
treasury, in response to a resolution of
the house asking for information rela
tive to the purchase and coinage of silver
nnder the Sherman act. Ordered
On motion of Loud of California, the
senate bill was passed admitting free of
duty all articles intended for exhibition
at the California midwinter international
Johnson (Dem.) of Ohio aßked unani
mous consent for the introduction of his
bill to permit tbe exchange of United
States bonds for treasury notes. There
was no objection, and the bill was re
ferred to the committee on banking and
currency, with leave to report at any
time after tbe epecial order.
The silver debate was resumed and
Bricken (Dem.) of Wisconsin addressed
the house in favor of the repeal of the
purchasing clause of the Sherman act.
Hopkins of Illinois favored uncondi
tional repeal, stating tbat although he
came from an agricultural district, he
would oppose every free coinage amend
ment to be proposed by Bland and bis
The surprise of the day was the speech
of Hepburn. He disagreed with his
party colleagues and emphatically de
clared against the repeal of the Sherman
law. That law. he contended, was ben
eficial in ite effects and ebould not be
Lane of Illinois epoke in support of
Newlands of Nevada voiced the de
mand of hie region and vigorously advo
cated free coinage of silver.
Bynum advocated tne Wilson bill and
highly eulogized the action of Secretary
Carlisle for his refusal to issue bonds.
The United States could not open its
mints if the mint" of all otber civilized
nations were closed against it.
Jones of Virginia opposed the uncon
ditional repeal of tbe purchasing clause
and favored free coinage.
A recess till 8 p. m. was then taken.
At the evening session Kllie, Demo
crat, of Kentucky, Bpoke in favor of free
McKaig, Democrat, of Maryland, and
De ¥•( est, Democrat, ot Connecticut,
epoke, for the repeal of the
purchasing clause of the Sherman act.
The latter asserted tbat the cry for the
repeal isms not co much from the rich
aud powerful as from the humble poor,
from the worthy and industrious masses.
Arnold, Democrat, oi Missouri, denied
that there waa any condition in tbe
country to justify the demonetization of
silver, which would follow the repeal ot
the Sherman law.
Williams, Democrat, of Mississippi,
spoke in favor of free coinage of silver.
In tbe name of tbe farmers and laborers
he protested agttinat the minority of the
Democratac party joining the bulk of
the Republicana in repealing tbe Sher
Tracey (Dem.) of New York vehe
mently asserted that when a vote came
the majority of tbe Democrata would be
found voting for the unconditional re
peal of the purchasing clause.
Williams replied: "Never in this
world." He predicted that after the
next election the monometallic Demo
crata would find themselves with the
protection Democrats, either at home or
on the Republican aide.
At the conclusion of Williams' speech
the house adjourned.
INFORMATION FOR THE HOUSE.
Facts and Fig-urea Anent Purchase and
Coinage or Silver.
Washington, Ang. 22.—1n response to
a resolution of inquiry on the subject of
silver purchases under the act of 1890,
Secretary Carlisle sent to the house of
representatives today, a letter setting
forth the following facts:
From August 13, 1890, to August 16,
1893, the department purchased
161,521,000 fine ounces, costing $160,669,
--459. Tbe highest price paid was $1.29)4
an ounce, on August 20, 1890. The low
est price was 69 cents an ounce, July 24,
Treasury notes to the amount of
$150,115,986 have been issued in pay
meat of ailver bullion, of which $714,636
have been redeemed in atandard eilver
dollars, and retired since August 1,
1893. Up to August 1, 1893, $49,184,190
treasury notes were redeemed in gold.
Thirty-six millions, eighty-seven
tbouaand, one hundred and eighty-five
atandard dollars have been coined from
bullion purchased under the act of 1890.
Ou the 14th instant tbe government
owned of the ailver purchased under the
act ot 1890. 133,161,375 ounces, costing
THE MONEY MARKET.
A Falling off of the Premium on Cur
New York, Aug. 22.—The premium
on currency today is lower, with quota
tions at 1% @2 per cent; epot gold, 1%.
Sterling exchange waa firmer. Good
judgea say the strength of the market
was more apparent than real, and with
the disappearance of the premium on
gold and currency, a rapid decline would
follow, especially aa tbe supply of billa
against merchandise exports ia large.
Quite a number of sterling loans have
been paid off during the past two days.
This has only temporarily a strengthen
ing influence upon the market. Shortly
after midday a Canadian bank reduced
the posted rates to $1 84 and $4.89. Sil
ver certificatea were bid up to 76 at the
stock exchange, without a sale. Com
mercial bar rose % to 75 12.l 2 . The market
was dull bat very strong.
ON TO WASHINGTON.
An Anti-silver Convention Called at the
Nbw York, Aug. 22.—The board of
trade and transportation has called a
meeting of the commercial bodies
thronghout tho country in Washington
the 12tb of September for tbe purpose
of urging upon congress tbe business
necessity for the immediate and uncon
ditional repeal of the eilver purchasing
clause of tbe Sherman law. It is also
intended to appoint a national non-par
tisan and expert commission to consider
the future financial needs of the country.
At Untie Steamships.
New York, Aug. 22.— Arrived: State
of Nebraska, from Glasgow; Nordland,
Movillk, Aug. 22.—Arrived: Olr
casaia, from New York.
London, Aug. 22.—Arrived : Majestic,
Dania, and Spree, irom New York;
Norseman, from Boston.
Philadelphia, Aug. 22.—Arrived:
British Prince, from Liverpool.
Arabs on the Warpath.
London, Aug. 22.—A dispatch to the
Times from Zanzibar says tbat Arab
soldiers stationed at tbe outlying port of
Kismayoo, on the island of that name,
attacked and killed the agent of the
East Africa company at tbat place. The
Arabs threaten to destroy the town and
tbe steamer Kenai, which is now at
Kismayoo. The British cruiser Blanche
has gone from Zanzibar to quell the in
New York, Aug. 22.—The Ems
brought in £297,600 gold from South
ampton ; $300,000 from Bremenhaven,
and 2,170.000 marks from the Deutsche
bank of Berlin.
London, Aug. 22.—Forty thousand
pounds gold was withdrawn from the
Bank of England for shipment to Amer
A Firebug's Work.
Winlock., Wash., Aug. 22.—Fire last
night destroyed the Traders' bank,
Whisler & Phillips jewelry and cigar
store, Whistler's barber shop, J. F.
Fowler's general merchandise store and
residence, the Winlock hotel and Hadley
& Griffith's meat market. The fire is
supposed to be of incendiary origin.
Lobs $39,000; little insurance.
Chinese Shipped From Baron.
Heron, Cal., Aug. 22.—The citizens of
this place held a quiet and effective
anti-Chinese meeting yesterday. Twen
ty-four Chinese left on tbe train this
morning for Lemore, leaving but three
Chinamen in town, one a cook and two
section laborers, whose places will be
filled with white labor in a few days.
Uloant ln Washington.
Washington, Aug. 22.—James H.
Blount, commissioner to Hawaii, arrived
this morning and had a protracted con
ference with Secretary Gresham this
afternoon. Tbe president ia expected
back at tbe end of next week.
Chicago, Aug. 22. —Four hundred
French-Canadians from all parts of the
United States and Canada began a con
vention here today to diecuse questions
of mutual interest.
Undelivered telegrams at the Western
Union Telegraph office, corner Main
and Court streets, August 22d for
Herman Detjan, Miss Alice Lyon and A.
Add 20 drops of Angostura Bitters to every
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LOS ANGELES HERALDt WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 29. 1895
GEORGE DIXON'S FIRST DEFEAT.
Billy Plimmer Bests Him in
The Dusky Champion Could Mot Hit
Cob Blordan Knocks Out Con Coughlin.
Bicycle and Trotting Baces at
Santa Barbara — Other
By tbe Atwoclatod Press.
Niw Yokk, Aug. 22.—Madison Square
garden was jammed tonight with •
crowd eager to witness eeveral boxing
exhibitions. Dixon and Plimmer were
of coarse the drawing card. Among
other bouts was one between Con Oough
lin, Irish heavyweight, and Con Riordan
of San Francisco. Riordan knocked
Coughlin out in 63 seconds. Joe Wai
cott of Boston laid Jack Hall of Aus
tralia out in 26 seconds.
Then came tbe event of the night
Dixon went at bis man vigorously, but
found Plimmer on deck right along.
In the second round Plimmer kept'
jabbing hia left in Dixon's face and
forced tbe colored boy to keep a sharp
look out. .Dixon did not appear to be
able to land, tnough he made some vig
orous left-hand swings, while Plummer
kept amaabing him where he pleased.
In the third round, Plimmer kept up
hia olever work and got away from Dix
on's smashes with astonishing facility.
Every time Dixon led, Plimmer not
only avoided the blow, but went back at
him, blow for blow, setting the audience
In the fourth round Plimmer gave
Dixon the best fight he has had since he
met Cal McCarthy. He fought Dixon
all over the ring and when the boot waa
finished, the crowd was In a state of
frensy. When the referee gave the de
cision to Plimmer, pandemonium broke
loose and Plimmer was carried on the
shoulders of the crowd around the hall.
THE TALENT GOT LEFT.
Unexpected Resulta of the Baees at tha
Santa Barbara Bacaa.
Santa Barbara, Aug. 22.—The first
day of the Santa Barbara race meet
opened with a big crowd. It being the
firat racee in tbe Southern California
circuit, a large crowd of horsemen waa
on band to watch the performance of the
horses. The track was slow for bicyc
lists and rather heavy for horses.
In the first ram, one-mile novice for
bicyclists, Kelton sold ths favorite, but
Crawford of Santa Paula won, V. O.
Kelton second, I. M. Crawford third;
In tbe three-quarter-mile and repeat,
running, Cody 8., a Wildidle horse, sold
the favorite, but Othello won the first
heat after a bard struggle, all three
jockeys using the gad vigorously. Tommy
Ward pulled Othello through easily,
winning the aecond heat and the raoe.
The talent got a hard fall in all the
racee, except the 2:25 trot, best three
in five. O. A. Dnrfee'a Gossiper sold
the favorite and won three straight
heats. In the third beat Gossiper broke,
losing 200 yards. Durfee drove the
speedy stallion hard, making the mid
dle quarter in 31% seconds.
There being ten entriea in the 2:50
clasa, it waa split up and two purees
Kicyole, novice race, mile dash—F.W.
Robbina won, V. 0. Kelton second, J.
M. Crawfsrd third, Frank Simpaon
fourth, Louis Wade fifth; time, 2:53.
Trotting, thaee-fourths mile and re
peat—Othella won, Cody B. second. Fin
Slaughter third ; time, 1:17, I:l7}£.
Trotting, 2:26 class—Gossiper won,
Mattie P. second. Conn third, Alco
fourth; time, 2:22 4 5.
Firat division 2:50 class—Peter W.
won, Ardent aecond, Excelsior third,
Tom Ryadyk fourth, Bird Eagle fifth;
The second division of the 2:50 class
was postponed nntil Wednesday.
National League Games.
Boston, Aug. 22.—The champions won
a hard-fought game. Boston, 7; Cin
Baltimors, Aug. 22,—The game today
was a pitchers' battle. Baltimore, 2;
St. Louis, 1.
Washington, Aug. 22.—P00r fielding
gave Louisville the game. Washington,
2; Louisville, 8.
Philadklphia, Aug. 22.—The Phillies
broke their losing streak today. Phila
delphia, 12; Cleveland, 7.
Brooklyn, Ang. 22.—1t took 12 in
nings for Brooklyn to win the hardest
tight of the season. Brooklyn, 2; Pitts
Nbw York, Aug. 22.—The Giants bat
ted Hutchinson all over the field. New
York, 17; Chicago, 7.
Monmouth Park Races.
Monmouth Park, Aug. 22.—The track
Seven furlongs—Grace Brown won,
Kspanita second, Shelly Tuttle third;
Five furlongs—Discount won. Bar
oness second, Alesia third; time, 1:02 1 4 .
Monmouth handicap, mile and a half
—Gloaming won, The Pepper second,
Picknicker third; time, 2:33.
Mile and a furlong—Kinglet won,
Wormser second, Nellie Peyton third;
time, 1:55'' 4 .
Six furlongs—Kingston won, Tormen
tor second; time, 1:13' 4 . Two starters.
Mile and a furlong—Long Beach won,
Nomad second, Larcbmont third; time,
Sabatoqa, Aug. 22.—The track waa
Fonr and one-half furlongs—Miss Rich
mond won, Token second, Pocahontaß
third; time, 58>£.
Five and one-half furlongs—Nick won,
Sandowne second, Dutch Oven third;
Six furlongs—Roy Delmar won, Kirsch
second, Contribution third; time, 1:17.
Mile—Marie K. won, Galindo second,
Henry Young third; time, 1:46)^.
Four and one-half furlongs—Fred
ericks won, Ed Kearney second, Hamp
ton third; time, 69 1 4 .
Mile and a quarter —Bt. John won,
Grey Fox second, Lijero third; time,
Petaluma, Cal., Aug. 22.—The fair
opened here today.
Three-year-old district trot—Alden W
won, Bird Button second ; time, 2:36,
Free for all, 4-year-old trot —Adelaide
Mc'iregoi won, Orphina second, Colum
bus 8 ihirl; time, 2:11%.
District 2:30 trot—Maud Fowler won,
Pattee P Becond, Logan third; time,
Beechah's Pins ara faUhlol frlendi
CLEVELAND AND THE CHINESE.
1.1 Bii| Ghana; Haa Confidence In the
Clhvbland, Aug. 22.—A gentlemen In
this city jost received from a friend in
Tien-Tsin, China, a letter which states
that United States Consul Bowman, who
left that city a short time ago for the
United States, carried with him a mes
sage from Viceroy Li Hung Chang to
President Cleveland, In which the vice
roy states he appreciates the good In
tentions of the president and tbe secre
tary ot state, and thanks them for their
efforts to secure kind and just treatment
of theOblneee residing in the United
Statea. He feela keenly tbe unfriendly
nature and injustice of the Geary law,
bnt China will take no action thereon
until the next aeaslon of the United
States congress, in the hope that tbe
Geary law will be modified or repealed.
If the next congress decides to enforce
the law, China will at once retaliate;
friendly relations between the two
countries will be broken off, and laws
will be enacted looking toward the ex
pulsion of all Americans from Cnina.
Meantime instructions have been issued
to all the Chinese officials to take es
pecial care to protect all American citi
zens residing in China from violence.
BARNES BEAT THE EAGLE
A FIGHT ON TOP Of A TILE
A Clot) Repairer oa the Telephone Line
Hal • Fight In Midair with a Mon
itor Bird and Vanquishes
Hia Fierce Opponent-
Bert Barnes ie a jovial, good fellow
who plays the part of a lineman for the
Sunset Telephone company in this city.
The other day he was sent to the San
Fernando valley to make repairs on the
He had climed to the pinnacle of a
telephone pole where the wind whistled
through his chin appendages like unto
a desert sandstorm. He was alone, and
never dreamed of a visitor like the one
that came to him.
Finishing the repairing, be started to
descend. A scream of unusual harsh
ness, shr>U and deafening, broke the
lonely air. Looking around, Mr. Barnes
was startled to see an American eagle of
immense size swoop down toward him.
Dropping everything but his hold and
claw-hammer, Mr. Barnes prepared for
He stuck his "climbers" to the pole
more firmly. Securing a death grip bold
upon the hammer, he awaited the giant
bird's attack. The eagle darted fiercely
Jnst as the bird was making the sec
ond attack, Mr. Barnes, with the agility
of a man on terra firma, struck a blow
that would have done credit to a Sioux.
But he got his game. The eagle fell to
the ground wounded, and Mr. Barnes,
who, by the way, is an Englishman, ex
"That's one time I got the best of tbe
Mr. Barnes retired from bis high perch
and captured the bird, which soon re
covered from the shock. He brought
his big game home yesterday, and now
exhibits it as a living testimonial of his
Grand Circuit Kaces.
Springfield, Mass., Aug. 22. —Open-
ing day of the grand circuit races.
Class 8:l7 trot fanny Wilcox won,
Caprice second, Zeanbia third; time,
Class 2:40 for 2-year-Olds—Directors
Flower won, Altoona second, Red Bud
third j time, 2:24}£. «H »■
Class 2:20 pace—Hal Braden won,
Berkshire second, Merry Legs third;
Opening of the^isti^p.
Washington, Aug. 22.—The president
has issued a proclamation, opening the
Cherokee strip to settlement at tbe
hour of 12 o'clock noon, central stan
dard time, Saturday, September 16th.
Arkansas City, Kan., Aug. 22.—Tbe
president's proclamation opening the
Cherokee outlet to settlers September
16th wss received here by boomers and
citizens alike with great rejoicing. A big
demonstration was made tonight.
A Clothing Failure.
New York, Aug. 22.-6. By eke & Co.,
wholesale clothiers, have failed. Lia
bilities, $350,000; assets, $400,000.
The immediate cause of the failure
wbb endorsements for tbe accommoda
tion of Weil, Dreyfus & Co. of Boston,
to tbe extent of $90,000 which paper is
maturing rapidly and which the Boston
firm is unable to take up.
Silver Takes a Jump.
Washington, Aug. 22.—Silver took a
jump upward today, tbe London quota
tion as sent to tbe treasury department
being two cents higher than yesterday's
purchases by the department, which
amounted to 165,500 ounces at 10.7425
The Vigilant Again Victorious.
Newport, Ang. 22.—The yacht Vigi
lant today won the second Actor cnp,
having won the first a week ago. The
only other entry today was the Pilgrim.
The Vigilant won by 24 minutes and 33
seconds over a 30-mile course.
A Yellow Fever Panic.
Burnswick, Ga., Ang. 22.-8. B. Har
ris is ill with yellow lever. The place
has been quarantined. The authorities
are urging the people to leave the city.
Three thousand people are expected to
Hauled off tha Booha.
Woodbhoij., Mass., Aug. 22.—The
Volunteer was pulled off the rocks today
and towed here, leaking badly. The
amount of damage is yet unknown.
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PACIFIC COAST NEWS GLEANINGS
A Mine Superintendent's Wife
Held Up by a Tramp.
Bobbery and Outrage the Object of
The Woman Escapes After a Beaparate
Straggle—A Posse After the
By tha Associated Fran.
Redding, Cal., Aug. 22.—About 1
o'clock today, Mrs. J. J. Kameen, wife
of the superintendent of the Hidden
reasure mine, near Iron mountain, waa
returning from, Shasta, where she had
been to get money which she expected,
bnt did not receive. When in sight of
the mine a tramp jumped ont from the
bushes, stopped her horse and seized
her, dragging her ont of the boggy and
demanding the money. She resisted,
and quite an encounter took place. Mrs.
Kameen is a large, fine-looking woman,
but proved no match for the robber, who
hit her with his flats and almost tore
her clothes from her body,
severely injuring her. He then
took what money she had,
also a gold watch, and, leaving her pros
trate, got into the buggy and drove to
ward Shasta a short distance, then un
hitched the horse and rode to the Welsh
place, two miles from Shasta, where he
tied the horse and took to the hrush.
Mrs. Kameen managed to get to the
mine, where ber story waa told, and a
telephone message was sent here for
medical assistance. Sheriff Ross and
Constable Sebring immediately went ont
in search of the robber. In fact, the
woodß are full of miners, and if he es
capes It will be a wonder. The officers
have a good description of him, but if
the miners catch him he will possibly go
the way of the Rnggles boys. Mrs. Ka
meen is the same lady who waa attacked
by a lion not long ago while riding home
From later reports it appears that the
vassault on Mra. Kameer was not for tbe
purpose of robbery, but tbat tbe villain
tried to ravish her, pulling her clothes
almost off and beating her. Being a
large, powerful woman, ehe succeeded
in frustrating his purpose. When be
left her she ran two miles to a water
tank near the mine, where she fainted.
Those at tbe mine seeing her at a dis
tance, came to her relief. The man is
supposed to be a fellow who tried to get
work at the mine a few days before, but
failed. Great excitement prevails, and
if be is oaught he will certainly be
THE BARRACKS CANTEEN.
The Cause of All the Trouble at Mara
VAi.LK.ro, Cal., Aug. 22.—The court of
inquiry instituted at the Mare Island
navy yard for the purpose of inquiring
into the charges and counter charges
preferred by Major Henry A. Bartlett,
commandant of the marine barracks,
and Captain Henry Clay Corcoran of
the marine corps, against each other,
has commenced taking testimony in the
case. Tbe first witness called was
Corporal Birdsall, who testified to
the effect that McVeag, who is
employed by Mrs. B. M.
Cutts at tbe marine barracks canteen
wno was sergeant or f >ua?r>*
Captain Corcoran will place oergeant
Dietz on tbe stand and the case prom
ises to be bitterly contested on both
sides, as it involves a clash
of authority between the two
marine officers. The barracks
barroom or canteen will figure in the
evidence, and the recent petition of
more than 90 per cent of the enlisted
men at tbe barracks for ita abolition
will probably be advanced. Mrs. Potts
has the canteen privilege, which is
worth from $3000 to $4000 per year, and
the enlisted men say they desire tbat
the profits should be used to better their
Willing to Come Back.
Nevada. Oal., Aug. 22.—Sheriff Doug
lass today received a dispatch from the
sheriff of Springfield, Mo., notifying
htm of the arrest there of George Stew
art, suspected of killing Flossie Lord, a
16-year-old girl, near Grass Valley in
June, 1889. She was found dead in the
yard near the bouse, a pistol lying on
the ground near her. She was shot
through the bead. It was thought she
had committed suicide, but her face
not being powder marked was not fa
vorable to this theory. The girl bad been
brought home from San Francisco a
short time previous, and Stewart bad
followed her and urged her to return to
the city with him, but she refused and
he made threats against her life. Stewart
says he is willing to come back as he is
innocent. Tbe officers say there is no
evidence of consequence against him,
and that he will probably be allowed to
remain where he Ib.
Took Time to Consider.
San Bernardino, Aug. 22.—The board
of trustees of the Southern California
asylum for the insane and inebriates
did not announce the names of
the successful bidders today for
tbe erection of a new ward of buildings,
but took two weeks in which to investi
gate the responsibility of tbe bidders
and their ability to do tbe work without
interruption, according to the plans and
Chinese Must Leave Ontario.
Ontario, Aug. 22.—A large meeting of
laboring men to discuss tbe Chinese
question was held last night. The gath
ering was orderly and conservative.
Committees were appointed and resolu
tions adopted for publication in tbe local
papers, urging those employing Chinese
to replace them with white labar.
No Gambling Allowed.
Neveda, Oal., Aug. 22.—Nevada City
has been the mecca of gamblers during
every district fair here in past years.
Today the (sheriff and city marshal gave
warning through tbe newspapers tbat
no gambling whatever will be tolerated
during next week's fair. The action
meets with popular approval.
Southern Pacific Earnings.
San Francisco, Aug. 22.—The semi
annual statement of the Southern Pacific
company shows tbat the gross earnings
of tbe road from January Ist to June
30th were $23,101,000, being an increase
of $1,049,000 over the same period in
1892. The increase in net earnings was
The Hanford Blaze.
Hakpord, Oil., Aug. 22—The fire last
night, which destroyed Himon Manaase
&Oo.'s mercantile establishment, earned
a loss of $40,000, covered by insurance.
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THE WHEAT CROP.
A Good Outloolt for Antelope. Valley
' Farm* re.
Lancaster Gazette: About 130 car
loads ot wheat have been shipped from
here this season thus far. We estimate
that the clobo of the eeaeon will show a
shipment of about 450 carloads. A car
averages about 275 eacks and each sack
averages about 130 pounds. There is a
little cutting to be done yet in the ex
treme western part of the valley, but
most of it is done and the teams are
started to hauliDg. There are now about
about 200 head of horses and mules
daily drawing grain to Lancaster. In a
genoral way each horse or mule pulls
from ten to twelve sacks. From as far
out as Beucler'e, grain is being hanled
at $1.60 per ton, but from the extreme
west end $4 per ton is being charged.
The price of grain is extremely low.
It takes a good quality of grain to bring
80 cents a central. Two years ago it
was worth $1.40 to $1.60. All feel that
the price is sure to go up; many are
storing their wheat, but many more are
obliged to sell for what they can get to
meet their obligations. A good crop
with a low pi ice puts the farmers in a
better condition than good prices and
Too Many Workmen at Phoenix.
Editors Herald : The Arizona Daily
Gazette of August 12tb bad tbe follow
ing: "Borne fool correspondent in
Pbcenix writes to the Los Angeles
Herald that workingmen be advised to
stay away from this city, as more men
are here now than can find employ
ment, and that many are Belling their
tools in order to get money on which to
If said correspondent is a fool it is be
cause he stated the exact facts. Tbe
Gazotte and other papers, working no
doubt in the interest of real estate men,
have been devoting much of their space
to publishing exaggerated accounts of
the wonderful prosperity and progress
of Pbcenix and its surroundings. The
tales told by the Gazette would lead one
to believe tbat we were possessed of an
Aladin's Lamp or Borne otber magic
power by which we could build
up whole cities in one night,
to nnrieroue were the buildings being
erected, when, as a matter of fact, not
more than 20 buildings of all classes
have ever been in course of construction
in this town at one time during the
seven years that I have lived here.
These articles in the Gazette simply
create disgust in the minds of the people
here, aside from the real estate man.
But the injury that was done by them is
incalculable. For months our Btreets
were lined with mechanics from all
quarters, who came here expecting to
find employment, which of course they
could not do, and many of them had not
money enough to pay their way out
again, or even to buy sufficient food.
Naturally, these men worked for low
wages, because live they must and to
get away they were determined. When
I Bay that more thau 50 carpenters leP
inside of one week, it will give soon*
idea of how times were. And now somi
of our beat mechanics, men who hays
their homes here, are off at Pres.
cott and other places seeking
employment. This system of boon*
ing—that's what, they call it—hat
done harm in another way, viz, by bring
ing in a lot ol loud-mouthed, boasting,
dishonest contractors, most of whom
have left without due notice, but mostly
short in their accounts after having
destroyed the business of honest, relisv
ble, trustworthy resident contractors.
There is much, far too mucb, thai
could he said upon this subject. It is
not my wish to occupy your time oi
space. But in conclusion, Ido wish tc
say for our fair little, live city, that shi
needs no false booming; she is doinf
well, growing solidly aud substantially
and is widely known, a fact owing mors
to private than publio advertising, in
What Pluenix wants is good, substan
tial citizens, men who will make homer
here and who have the patience to awar
a steady, healthy growth, let them b*
mechanics, merchants, professional mci
or farmers, I care not. But this nllini
our streets with a heterogeneous mass o,
uselessneas is not only bad policy bu
injustice to all parties.
Thanking you in advance for giving
the above space in your journal,
I am, very respectfully,
Phoenix, Ariz., August 16th.
i, out or uauiornia Women.
A society of Native Daughters of Cal
ifornia has prepared a magnificent ban
ncr for tho poppy room of the World'i
f:iir. The ground is of -white satin, thi
decoration of poppies. The letters wen
, designed by another member and work
ed in gold, the whole being the hand!
work of tho young women. California
poppies sprinkle tho covers of the maga
zhio of that name with the showy yel
low bud. _________
Rare Arms at Afternoon Gatherings.
Tho fiat has again gone forth that ban
arms shall appear at dressy afternooi
fetes as well ns in the evening. The hai
will be slightly powdered, the long, clow
gloves drawn off, and fair, rounded anm
will emerge from drooping lace -bre
telles, puffs and other airy draperies
bare to and abovo the elbows, withou;
bracelets, but the fingers glittering with
a few choice rings.
Royalty Selling Trinkets.
The Princess of Wales, the Duchess oi
Edinburgh, tho Duchess of Connaught
the Princess Christian and the 1 Inches*
of Fife were anions the illustrious pep
sonages who acted as stall keepers and
sold cigarettes, sunshades, fruit, flowers,
etc., at the recent fair held in London
to raise $125,000 for building an appro
priate habitation for the United Service