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papers, seems to me most astounding."
Stewart reiterated that the charge had
been made in the papers.
"Will the senator name a single
senator whom he knows or believes to
have been influenced by patronage by
the president?" asked Palmer.
•'Does the senator want me to make
• personal matter oi this and dwindle
this down in this way?" asked Senator
Stewart, and then, as if disgusted, ex
claimed: "Oh, pshaw!" and asked
Palmer if he would vote for a resolution
authorizing an investigation of the
question.
Palmer said he would when Stewart
Would make charges against any senator
or member of the house.
*"I do not want to confine it to one
senator or member," said Stewart, amid
laughter. "Investigate if yon dare."
"I will," replied Palmer; "whenever
the senator brings forward charges
•gainst any individual in tbe senate I
Will vote for an investigation."
"When I make a criminal charge
•gainst • particular individual," said
Stewart, contemptuously, "the senator
from Illinois will allow it to be investi
gated, bnt be will not protect the honor
of Mb executive in denying these whole
sale charges. He wants to make a
criminal charge against a senator."
THE EXAMINER'S ARTICLE.
Stewart then read a long article from
the San Francisco Examiner comment
ing upon the course of the president.
Stewart closed his speech with a pas
sionate indictment of England as a
monster that stalks throngh the country
breaking down the interests of seven
states and territories; that claimed
direct legislation of congress and whose
voice had been heard last week on the
east front of the capitol rebuking the
senate.
MORGAN MAKES AN EXPLANATION.
Morgan rose to a personal explanation,
referring to an article in the New York
Times today, tbat no honorable Demo
crat could listen to that part of Senator
Stewart's speech criticising tbe presi
dent and continue to act with him in
obstruction to repeal. "Unless, as we
fear," tbe article continues, "is the
case with Senator Morgan, he is so im
placable and unreasonable an enemy of
tbe president tbat he subordinates the
highest question of privilege and public
interest to the gratification of public
revenge." Morgan said he was very
happy to state that between the presi
dent and himself there existed the most
cordial personal relations. They had
always existed and he hoped they ever
would. He thought he differed with
him upon no question vital to the coun
try or to the Democratic party.
VOORHEES DEFENDS THE PRESIDENT.
Voorhees then rose and said: "I am
very glad to hoar the remarks of tbe sen
ator from Alabama in regard to the as
sault made npon the president of the
United States ior the last two days. I
desire simply to account for the total
silence on this side of the chamber by
stating that it has not been thought
necessary to say a single word in defense
of Orover Cleveland. I have reason to
believe that on the other side of the
chamber and all over the country his
defense has been fully made by the
American people themselves. What
ever the senator from Nevada (Stewart)
may have found of fault in his career,
the American people have not seen it
in that way. Whatever of criticism the
senator from Nevada may have indulged
in, the American people have not
shared that criticism of him. Nobody
of perfect human nature is, the loftiest
characters are not infallible, bnt I ven
ture to Bay in American history tbe career
of Grover Cleveland, hie character, hia
achievements, his honor, hie patriotism
and his ability will stand with tbe fore
most, in spite of all tbe assaults that may
be made. Whetber we differ from him
or agree with him, nobody fails to recog
nize his stalwart and powerful character,
both of mind and high integrity. I
hope, Mr. President, this littie tribute
may be taken as a sufficient account for
the fact tbat we will not feel called up
on to enter into any defense of the pres
ident of the United States, nnless some
thing far more important may be
charged against him than haa been up
to the present time."
After a short executive session the
senate adjourned.
HOUSE PROCEEDINGS.
Tucker and Broil as Open the Debate on
the Elections Bill.
Washington, Sspt. 26. — The two
weeks' debate on the bill to repeal the
federal election laws opened in the house
this morning. The galleries were well
filled. An nnnsnal number of negroes
waa present, showing their interest in
the matter. Tucker of Virginia, the
author of the bill, opened for tha Demo
crats. He began by pointing out tbat
the right to vote was not given by tbe
United States, but by tbe constitntion
to the states. He held tbat if tbe pow
ers of supervisors and deputy marshals
permit them to perform acts not granted
in the constitution, then the law tbat
creates them is unconstitutional. The
states alone can make the conditions of
suffrage; that being the case the United
States conld not step in and make con
ditions. It involved the power oi the
federal government to destroy the suf
frage in the states.
Tucxer then proceeded to pay his re
spects to John I. Davenport, whose
atrocities, be said, were more infamons
than those oi the duke of Aloa. "The
repeal of these laws," said Tucker, in
conclusion, "will wipe away statutes
that have caused clashing between the
federal government and the states for 30
years."
"I belong to a party tbat is not sec
tional," said Tucker. "You," he added,
addressing the Republicans, "have lived
on sectionalism. You have violated tbe
pledges of your fathers, 'over-ridden the
conetitution,' denied tbe right of habeas
corpus, and in a thousand ways showed
yourselves unworthy of public confi
dence. Therefore, ou November 6th last,
yo: were overthrown, and we are now
here to undo those things which you did
in the arrogance of your power."
Johnson of North Dakota, in charge of
the debate for the Republican aide, pre
sented the minority report of the com
mittee as embodying his views.
Dolliver of lowa waa to reply to Tuck
er, but sudden illness prevented, and
Broeius of Fenneylvania waa selected to
take hie place. He sopealed, he said, to
patriotism, not partuVißhip. "Author
ity," he continued, ' 'c obtained either
by force, lot or consenA Oonaent is the
only manner in which authority ie ac
quired under thia government. Suffrage
is the mode of expressing consent. After
tbe war conditions arose that were a
menace to tbe liberties of a weak race.
Those in tbe south who had pow
er took and held it against the
weak. We had to protect those whom
we had seen fignt loyally and gallantly
for freedom. The act'paeßed in 1865,
authorizing tbe army and navy to keep
peace at tbe polls, was more drastic
then the present laws and was endorsed
tty some oi tne most illustrious men
who ever honorea the Democratic party
by their service. The Democrats claim
that the power ot the federal govern
ment should not be exercised because it
may irritate statss to deeda of violence.
Shame! You intend that tbe political
power of tbe negro among the 'white
men on this continent shall cease; that
the constitutional rights of one and a
half millions of people shall be de
stroyed."
No one else being ready to proceed
with the debate, a motion to adjourn
was made, pending which Delegate
Flynn's Oklahoma resolution calling for
information from the war department
regarding the action of the military
when the Cherokee strip was opened,
waa reported back to the honae. Dele
gate Flynn got tbe floor and eaid he
proposed in tbe near future to ask for
the passage of a resolution to investi
gate the matter from tbe time when the
Cherokees were allotted lands down to
tne present time.
The point of no quorum was raised,
and the house adjourned.
A Bill to Admit New Mexico.
Washington, Sept. 26. — Senator
Fanlkner today introduced • bill provid
ing for the admission of tbe territory of
New Mexico ac a state. The bill pro
vides that a constitutional convention to
be held at Santa Fe on the first Monday
in December, 1894; tbe constitution
adopted by the convention to be sub
mitted to the people oi the territory for
ratification at an election to be held the
first Tuesday after the first Monday in
March, 1805, and if tbe constitution is
shown by tbe vote to be acceptable to
the people of tbe territory, the president
to be notified of the result and required
to issue a proclamation for the sarni
eof the state. Tbe bill makes a lib
eral allowance of lands for public schools
and state buildings.
Land Offices Consolidated.
Washington, Sept. 26.—1n response
to a resolution of inquiry, the secretary
of the interior haa sent to tbe senate a
statement concerning the discontinu
ance and consolidation of land offices,
showing the following among the con
solidations: California, Independence
with Visalia; Nevada, Eureka with
Carson City; Wyoming, Lander with
Buffalo. The statement eaid the reason
for the consolidations was the inadequa
cy of the appropriations and to prevent
a deficiency.
Appointments Confirmed.
Washington, Sep. 26. —The senate in
executive session today made public the
following confirmations:
F. H. Jones of Illinois, to be first as
sistant postmaster-general.
Kerr Craig of North Carolina, to be
third assistant postmaster-general.
, Appraisers of merchandise: E. C.
Russell of Oregon, Willamette district;
J. E. Tucker of California, San Fran
cisco district. _
Postmasters Appointed.
Washington, Sept. 26. —The president
has appointed G. A. Draper poetnoaeter
at Cheyenne, Wyo.; A. B. Hawkins, at
Watsonville, Cal.; W. H. Slaughter, at
Eddy, N. M.
WORLD'S FAIR NOTES.
ODD FELLOWS' DAY IN THE
WHITE CITY.
Parade* and Prize Drills by tha Uni
formed Rank—Hooslers Flocking
to the Fair to Cele
brate Today.
Chicago, Sept. 26.—The Odd Fellows
began a three days' celebration at the
world's fair today. It will be their en
deavor to eclipse any event oi a similar
character yet held at the exposition. It
is estimated that over 40,000 oi tbem,
in gala attire, from all parts of the
conntry and Canada passed the turn
stiles before noon. The day's
exercises began with prize drills
of the uniformed rank in
the stock pavilion, with an immense at
tendance. Trooping colors, dress parades,
individual drills, etc., there and on the
administration plaza, followed. The
grand lodge met in the national commis
sion rooms, with appropriate public ex
ercises oi welcome on behalf of the city
and tbe state.
The Odd Fellow's sister organization,
the Daughters of Rebekah, were also
out in force. In the stock pavilion the
seats were crowded with the uniformed
cantona which were to compete for
honors. The drilling wae splendid and
elicited hearty applause. Mayor
Harrison and Director-General Davia
being out of the city, the
chaplain - general of Illinois, Rev.
Dr. H. W. Bolton, de ivered the
addreßß of welcome at the Festival
hall exercises. John C. Underwood,
marshal-general of Illinois, spoke on
behalf of the exposition officials. Mr.
Thornton, in delivering the oration of
the day, reierred to the relief work of
the Odd Fellows at tbe time of the Chi
cago fire. The Odd Fellows will con
tinue their celebration two days longer.
Oovernor Matthews and staff, ex-
President Harrison, Jamea Whitcomb
Reilly and other prominent Indianiana
arrived in tbe city this evening to par
ticipate in tbe celebration of Indiana
day tomorrow.
The total admissions today were 22a,
--716, of which 1*4,943 paid.
The president of the world's fair con
gress auxiliary, Hon. 0. 0. Bonney, was
cued for $5000 today for ordering.the
expulsion of Free-Thinker E. O. Betta
from the parliament of religions.
Julia Ward Howe wae the central fig
ure in the parliament today. Among
other speakers were Professor Wilkinson
of Chicago, Professor Bonet-Maury of
France, and Rev. E. G. Rueiner of St,
Paul.
THE MALTA OF THE PACIFIC.
Canada Arrald That the United States
Will Annex Hawaii,
Montreal, Sept. 26.—The Montrea
Star has a startling editorial opposing
tbe annexation of the Sandwich islands
by the United States, as it conatitutes
tbe Malta of the greatest of oceana. The
Star adds: "With Hawaii independent
of the Britieh, ■we can join with Austra
lia in a winning fight for control of the
Pacific, bnt without Hawaii our con
nection is broken at tbe middle and tbe
fight for place in the commerce of the
orient ia mads immeasurably difficult."
BISMARCK'S ILLNLSS.
The Iron Prince Is Very Weak —He
Cannot See the Kaiser.
London, Sept. 26.—The Standard's
correspondent at Berlin, in a report
about Prince Bismarck, quotes various
papers to show that the ex-chancellor
ie very weak. The prince now talks of
remaining in Kiasenger for the winter.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1893
CRIME IN THE TERRITORY.
Arizona Furnishes a Quota of
Lawless Deeds.
j A Sensational Double Murder at
Gila City.
Two Horsethleves Overtaken by a Sher
iff's Posse aud Killed-A Mormon
School Teacher Falls from
Grace—Coast Note*.
By the Associated Press.
Yi'ma, Aria., Sept. 26.—Postmaster
Potter, an old newspaper man, and Bob
Roberts, a California pioneer, formerly
bookkeeper at the Southern Pacific ho
tel at Yuma, were murdered yestsrday
at Gila city, 113 miles east oi here. They
had their skulls crushed. The men
were at breakfast when some mining
men left the postofßce in the forenoon.
Later a boy called for come mail, and
finding Roberts dead in a chair under
the porch, ran to a mine four miles away
ior help. The sheriff of Yuma was tel
egraphed for, and npon the arrival of
tbe officers, tbey found Potter's body 70
yards from his office. A rifle and two
Sistols were stolen from the postofßce.
uspicion rests on Indians mining near
there. The bodies were buried here to
day.
THE BODY OF A SUICIDE.
The body of Frank Cox, • rancher,
was fonnd near Gila Oity today. The
coroner's jury gave • verdict of suicide,
as a pistol was found in bis hand.
A MORMON PROFESSOR DISGRACED.
PnoiNix, Ariz., Sept. 26.—Prof. R. H.
Smith, late principal of tbe Mormon
academy at Mesa, ia preparing to leave
the territory, on account oi charges
that he made improper advances to girl
pupils of the academy. The disclosure
was made by them to the officers of the
school yesterday, and at a meeting the
same day Smith was expelled. Tbe
high council oi the Mormon church
tork similar action today, and the pro
fessor was notified to leave town. He
is in Pbcenix tonight, afraid to return to
Mesa, on account of tbe growing indig
nation since the disclosures.
TWO HOnSETUIEVBS KILLED.
Flagstaff, Ariz., Sept. 26 —The
sheriff's posse which left here last Fri
day in pursuit of two men who held up
a ranchman at the tunnel west of Wil
liams on the 15th. came up with the
men yesterday in La Tourett's ranch, in
the horseshoe bend of the Verde river.
The desperadoes resisted and a fight en
sued, in which the desperadoes were
killed. Tbey proved to be R. G. Har
ris and Andy Dimond. The posse re
covered aix stolen horses. None of tbe
poase were hart in tbe fight. The af
fair occurred 100 miles southeast of
here, and only meager particulars are
known. The posse is expected here
Friday.
A DYING THIEF'S CONFESSION.
Phcenij, Ariz., Sept. 27.— R. G. Har
ris, who was shot yesterday by asherifPs
posse, lived long enough to make a con
fession and exonerated D. R. Brown,
now in jail for horse stealing.
RELIGIOUS CONFERENCES.
Presbyterians and Episcopal* ln Session
at Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara, Sept. 26.—The Epis
copalians and Presbyterians are in ses
sion in this city. The Los Angeles pres
bytery, comprising all oi the southern
counties, and the convention of tbe dio
cese oi Southern California, both opened
here this evening, and both will remain
in session during the greater part of the
week.
About 100 delegates to the presbytery
assembled in the Presbyterian church
and listened to tbe opening sermon by
Rev. A. M. Merwin of Pasadena. Thb
church was crowded with ministers and
members of all denominations. To
morrow and Thursday various business
meetings will be held, while the evening
will be given up to addresses by promi
nent speakers.
At Trinity church this evening
the convocation opened at 7:30 o'clock,
Right Rev. William Ford Nichols, D. D.,
presiding. The subject of the evening
wae Lay Readers and Their Work. To
morrow's programme is as follows:
Celebration of the holy eucharist at 10
a. m., Right Rev. Nichols, celebrant;
sermon by Rev. J. D. Easter. During
tbe afternoon session an essay will be
read by Rev. Milton C. Dotten. At tbe
missionary meeting in the evening ad
dresses were made by Rev. Wyllis Hall,
D. D., Rev. William B. Barrows and
Rev. B. W. R. Taylor.
CHINESE BANISHED.
Another Raid on the Coolies Near La
Grande, Oregon-
Li Grande, Ore., Sept. 26. —An anti-
Chineae delegation visited tbe Cove last
night and secured 14 Chinamen who
were picking hops. The mob placed
the Cbinat't in wagons and carried them
to the mountains west of La Grande,
where they liberated them, threatening
them with violence if tbey returned.
Other Chinamen living in that section
had been apprised of the contemplated
raid and evaded tbe mob. No demon
stration has been indulged in, in tbis
city, since Sunday night. The prosecut
ing attorney has issued warrants for the
arrest of five persons who are implicated
in the affair. The sentiment of the cit
izens is unanimous in favor of preserv
ing the law. No further trouble is ap
prehended.
WARNER AND ARMSTRONG.
Two Bad Character* Both Known at
Santa Barbara.
Santa Babbara, Sept. 20. — It is
thought by tbe officers here that A. K.
Warner, who was murdered at San
Diego a few days ago, was formerly a
resident o! this city. He came here
several months ago. He clerked in va
rious stores, and finally skipped the
town, leaving a long list of creditors.
He was afterward caught and served a
term In the county jail for obtaining
money under false pretenses. Arm
strong was also known here, where he
has a wife and baby living. He also
bad been in jail here. The reputation
of both men was anything but good in
this city.
CONTRABAND CHINESE.
A Batch of Coolies Ordered Deported
From Taooma.
Tacoha, Wash., Sept. 26.—A totter
from a Chinese in San Francisco, ad
rt reused t.n Vnnnj; Poi, Victoria, was
found on Poi's person today daring his
examination on the charge of being in
the United States illegally. Tha letter
cays Poi was to pay tbe smuggler $190
if he came by water and $180 If he en
tered tbe United States by land. The
letter advises Poi to make the smug
glers guarantee to get him safely into
San Francisco before the money is paid,
the money to be paid at the store of Ge
Shlng at San Francisco. Pol was or
dered deported with five others. Three
were allowed to remain. The remainder
of tbe thirteen who were captured last
week at Oyster bay will be tried tomor
row.
MARRIED BY CONTRACT.
A Now Sensation Developed In the Ad
dle Ullmore Case.
San Francisco, Bept. 26.—The ssnsa
tional Gilmore murder case took a new
tarn today when the marriage contract
between Dr. West and Annie Staley,
who the police Bay was West's accom
plice in the murder oi Miss Gilmore was
recorded. This marriage, it is evident,
was contracted ao that Annie Staley,
who acted as nuree for Dr. West's
patients, could not be compelled to
testify against her employer and lover.
Aa West is now in jail, a regular mar
riage ceremony conld not be performed,
so a contract waa resorted to. Weat'a
preliminary examination was postponed
until tomorrow at tbe request of the
prosecution.
SAN DIEGO DEALS.
Change* In tha Maoaccmml of Several
Cocal Corporations. •'
San Diaoo, Sept. 26.—The Pacific
Beach Motor road, running from thie
city to Pacific Beach, hae applied for a
franchise to extend the road to La Jolla
park, several miles farther up tbe coast.
Malcomb Forbes of Boston, owner of
the road, is preparing to extend it in
the spring to Kscondido.
A deal was consummated here today
by which Edward Iverson, a capitalist
of Wyoming, purchased tbe control of
tbe stock of tbe Merchants' National
bank, and becomes the president of the
institution in place of M. A. Wier, who
retires. Levi Chase becomes vice-pres
ident and G. B. Crow cashier.
A Double Hold Up.
Grass Valley, Sept. 26.—Two men
entered Schroder's hotel, at Rough and
Ready, this morning, and each plaosd a
pistol in front of John F. Schroder, the
proprietor of the hotel, and demanded
his money. He handed over about $70.
As the robbers were leaving tbe hotel
Charles Single entered, when they made
him throw up his hands, and took
about $20 from him. The robbers did
not wear masks. A number of men are
in pursuit, and the chances are they
will be caught by tonight.
A Finme Blown Up.
Grass Valley, Sept. 26.—This morn
ing at about 4 o'clock some parties blew
up 600 ieetof tbe South Yuba company's
flume at Quaker Hill. The company
supplies this town with water for fire
purposes, etc., and also the mines, con
sequently most of tbe mines will have to
remain idle for five days, as there will be
only water enough to ran the pumps.
Five Families Homeless.
San Francisco, Sept. 26.—Five fsm
iles were made homeless by fire that oc
curred here this evening. Four dwell
ing houses, occupied by laborers and
their families, were destroyed in South
San Francisco. The total loss roughly
is estimated at about $7000.
The Dynamite Victims.
San Francisco, Sept. 26.—The condi
tion of Bernard and Cnrtain, tbe two
surviving victims of the Saturday night
dynamite explosion, was slightly im
proved this morning. Curtain will
likely recover, but there is hardly any
chance ior Bernard.
stacks or BOOHS MONEY.
An Extensive Counterfeiting Plant Raid
ed on Htaten Island.
New Yobk, Sept. 26. —The extensive
counterfeiting plant was raided at Liv
ingstone, S. 1., last night, and Angelo
del Noco and his alleged wife were ar
rested. The police secured over a mill
ion dollars in counterfeit bills. There
were iour in tbe gang altogether, two
men and two women. Before United
States Commissioner Bellows, at Brook
lyn, today, Del Noco was held in $5000
and the woman in $2500 bail. It seems
tbat Del Noco is an expert engraver and
had charge of an extensive plant in the
Argentine Republic. On account of tbe
revolutionary troubles he returned to
this country about three months ago.
He entered into an arrangement with
a man named Ferrin to make counter
feits of Argentine currency, and tho
woman was to dispose of it for good
American specie and bills. Perrin
weakened and gave the information to
the police which led to the raid last
night.
THE CAMPAIGN IN OHIO.
Neal Running ou Free Trade and Free
Silver Platform.
Toledo, 0., Sept. 26.—Lawrence T.
Neal, the Democratic candidate for gov
ernor of Ohio, opened- the campaign in
this part of Ohio with a largely attended
meeting here this evening. He was as
sisted by Hon. Frank H. Hurd, who
spoke first. HI said, among other
things:
"The cowardly committee at tbe last
convention which nominated Grover
Cleveland had not the courage to declare
for what the Democratic party demanded
free trade, bnt the fact that the Demo
cratic party is firmly and unalterably
opposed to the principle oi protection,
which is a plunderer and a fraud, would
not have been publicly declared were it
not for Lawrence T. Neal."
Neal declared he was in favor oi bi
raetaliem and immediate tariff revision.
The McKinley tariff, he said, was a rob
ber of tho people and should not stand.
THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL.
It Will Form an Alliance With the
Great Northern.
Milwaukee, Sept. 20.—1t is rumored
tbat when the Wisconsin Central gets
out oi tbe Northern Pacific tangle, it
will form an alliance with the Manitoba,
the backbone of the Great Northern
system. President Abbott said today:
"Until wo finally get back our property
I am not prepared to say anything as to
what will follow. Tbe prospects of get
ting the properly are excellent. We
will be glad to get it back."
Judge Jenkins has fixed the time for
the termination of the tbe lease of the
Wisconsin Central by the Northern
Pacific at midnight tonight.
A Town Wiped Ont.
Detroit, Mich,, Sept. 26.—Coral,
Michigan, a town oi 5000 inhabitants,
WaS piauUvaujr W'peu uui, uy urn iast
night.
CURRENT SPORTING EVENTS.
Opening of the Fall Meeting
at Terre Haute.
Favorites Beaten in tbe First Day's
Contests.
c ■
A Number of Records Expected to Be
Broken—Races at Fresno and Ban
Jose-Solly Smith Still
In Custody. '
By the Associated Press.
Tebrb Hautk, Ind., Sept. 26.—Tbe
fall races opened with the weather too
cool for fast going and tbe track rather
too soft. Two favorites were beaten to
day, and the third is as good as out in
the unfinished 2:17 trot, Nancy Hanks
starts against her record Thursday, and
Friday Arion will go against Directom's
mark; Stamboul against the stallion
record and Belle Vara against Nancy
Hanks' mark.
The 2:25 pace, stake $2000—May
Marshall won, Moonstone second, Bus
sel B. third; best time, 2:12.
The 2:22 trot, stake $2000—Conqueror
won, Parole second, Pat My Boy third ;
best time, 2:19.
The 2:21 trot.- parse $1000 (unfin
ished)— Star Princess won the first beat,
Hambletorsian the second and third,
Happy Promise fourth; best time,
2:lß>s.
EASTERN TURF EVENTS.
Yesterday's Races at Gravesend, t«
tonla and St. Loots.
Gbavesbnd, Sept. 26.—Six fnrlongs—
Pedestrian won, Clio (colt) second, Tor
mentor third; time, 1:15.
Mile end sixteenth—Ben Alonzo won,
Strathmeath second, Highland thud;
time, 1:49. l .j.
Six furlongs—Flirtation won, Halten
second, Rubicon third; time, 1:14%.
Mile and sixteenth—lntegrity won,
Herald second, Deception third; time,
1:52^.
Five furlongs—Patrician won, Doc Lit
tle second, Natuua third; time, 1 :03>4[.
Five and a half furlongs—Stone!le v. on,
Correotion second, (iertie third; time,
1 :07%.
Latonia, Sept. 26. — Seven-eighths
mile —Say On won, Judge Hughes sec
ond, Mias May ma third; time, 1.34!...
Mile—Anna won, Tbe Governess sec
ond, Indigo third; time. 1:46£.
Third race declared off.
Three-quarters mile —Oakwood won,
Rey el Santa Anita second, Probaaco
third; tima, 1:17,V 4 .
Nine-sixteenths mile—Tiddledewinks
won, Tremona second, Shuttle, third;
time, 0:59.
Seven-eights mile—Crab Cider won,
Peabody second, Hannigan third; time,
I:33Ji.
St. Louis, Hspt. 20 —Track fast.
Six furlongs—Willie G. won, Fon
seca second, Wareeene third; time,
1:19^.
Four fnrlongs—The Broker won,
Amanda P. second, Masonic Home
third; time. 0:»1' 4 .
Five furlongs—Billy Bennett won,
Sargent second, Elina third; time,
t .
Five forlonge—Susie Nell won, Co
choco second, Borderer third; time,
1:04.
Beven and one-half furlongs— Constan
tino won, Invercauld second, Lork Wil
lowbrook third; time, I:4o>s.
Mile— Knickerbocker won, Rosemonl
second, Minnie Ccc third; time, 1:46%,
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NATIONAL LEAGUE GAMES.
PitUburg More* Up to Second Place ln
the Race for the Pennant.
Pittsburg, Sept. 26.—The Pittaburgs
received second place by winning two
games. First game—Pittsburg, 11;
Philadelphia, 10. Second game—Pitta
burg, 6; Philadelphia, 5.
Sr. Louis, Sept. 26 —Two games were
played, each team winning a game by
superior playing. First game—St.
Louis, 7; Baltimore, 8. Second game—
St. Louie, 8; Baltimore, 1.
Cincinnati, Sept. 26.—The Reds won
two games by bard batting. First
game—Cincinnati, 7; Brooklyn, 5. Sec
ond game—Cincinnati, 5; Brooklyn, 0.
Louisville, Sept. 26.—Tha feature of
the game was the pitching of Menefee
(Louisville). Louisville, 3; Boston, 0.
Cleveland, Sept. 26.—The home team
won easily by good batting. Cleveland,
13; Washington, 7.
Chicago, Sept. 26.—Anson's splendid
drive to right field in the 10th gave
Chicago a victory over the Giants.
Chicago, 9; New York, 5.
THE FRESNO FAIR.
A Very Interesting Knee Meeting An
iplcloutljr Begun.
Fresno, Sept. 28.—The fair opened
with a good display and a large attend
ance; weather choice.
Expositor stakes, half mile—Atbanis
won, Jaspar Ayers second, M. Dawn
tbird; time, 1:18.
Fresno running stake, 2-year-olds, flve
eighths mile dash—Pollssky won, Secre
tarr second, Bitter Apple third; time,
1:05> B .
District trot, 2:30 class, mile belts,
two in three—El Pastors won, Delia
second, Starbone third; best time, 2:29.
District race, 2:30 class, mile heats,
two in three—Fresno Prince won, Mos
quito second, Gray Painter third; time,
2:23.
HOOSIER JUSTICE.
Bolly Smltn and Other FugllUti Wanted
In Indiana.
Indianapolis, Bept. 26.—Governor
Matthews today issued a requisition on
the governor oi New York for the arrest
of Solly Smith, Johnny Griffin, Joe
Choynski and Dan Oreedon, who are
wanted at Grown Point for having par
ticipated in fights at Koby. Benjamin
Hays baa gone to New York to arrest
tbem.
NbwYork, Sept. 20.—Solly Smith,
the pugilist, arrested at Goney Island
last night, was taken before Justice
Bartlett today. The judge ordered
Smith turned over to the Indiana
officers. _
San Jose Races.
San Job*, Sept. 26.—Today's races re
sulted as follows:
Class2:l7,pacing—Hazel H.won.Lady
H. second, Aehton third; time, 2:14.
Trotting, 3-year-olds—Q. F. Faika
won in 2:26, basting Donochka.
The trotting race for the 2:22 class
was unfinished after five closely con
tested heafs. It will be decided to
morrow.
The district trotting race for 3-year
olds waa left undecided. After one heat
darkness came on. It willjbe decided
tomorrow.
STABBED THE WKOKO MAN.
Two Murderous Chluamen Bun Amuck
In Chicago.
Chicago, Sept. 26 — Tonight the pat
ron oi a Chines* laundry, kept by John
Sam and Ten Sing, became involved in
a row regarding clothes and knocked
down the Chinaman. They followed
him, each with a butcher knife, and
attacked the first man they met. This
was Jalsac Bobloeky, and be was fatally
stabbed. Friodenburg and Samuel
Ackerman wore also badly cat. The
The Chinamen's assailant escaped.
However, tho Celestials were chased
into theft laundry by an angry crowd,
but tbe police arrived in time to prevent
further trouble.
CONFESSED HIS CttlUE.
The Author or a Terrible Outrage Be
hind Prison Bars.
Harrisbuho, Pa., Sept. 20.—Benjamin
Tennis, a farm hand, confessed today
that he outraged and murdered little
Agnes Wright, near Huminellstown.om
week ago. Tennis was arrested thk
morning while cutting corn. He broke
down immediately. Tennis is 42 years
old, a widower and tbo father of seven
cbildron. Excitement is high and
crowde surround tbe jail, but it is not
likely that there will be a lynching
Tho grand jury hae already i >und a true
bill against Tennis and he will be
placed on trial tomorrow.
A DISASTROUS COLLISION.
Nine Men Kilted In a Wreck at Hllls
boro, Texas.
St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 26.—A special to
the Republic from Fort Worth, Texas,
says: Meagre reports are received here
tonight of a wreck on the Missouri,
Kansas and Texas railway near Hills
boro, 57 miles south, in which, by a col
lision botween a south-bound train and
a bridge construction train, nine men ol
a bridge gang are reported to have been
killed. All trains are delayed from 0 to
8 hours.
Tho s;ssy noy "Called Down."
It was on an lUinoij Central train. A
gentleman v.-lio loves pope air had open
ed a window and was 6oon mado aware
of tlio fact that bis action had incurred
tho displeasure of a young fellow in sissy
boy bangs nnd the two young ladies who
accompanied him. "Aside" remarks
were made. The yctuig man turned np
his coat collar and pretended he was
cold. The ladies imitated him in all the
smart things he did, but securing no re
lief tho young man with tho sissy bangs
asked tho gentleman who had opened the
■window to close it, which he did prompt
ly. Ho wasn't oven thanked, and the
trio kept on talking about persons who
opened windows on trains, left doors
open, etc.
At Van Baren street Mr. Sissy Bangs
and tho young ladies, who were dressed
in whito, aroso to go. Turning about, the
escort said to the gentleman who had
closed tho window and who had not been
thanked for it:
"Sorry, don't ye know, to make you
too warm, bnt you were soiling the la
dies' dresses, which are white. The soot
caino in tho"
"Here's my card,"interrupted the gen
tleman addressed, who thought he had
suffered the eadjabout long enough—
"Jwwe's my card.l sympathize heartily
with persons who aro obliged to econo
mize about their wash, and if you will
kindly eendxhe the young ladies' laundry
bill r •
But tho girls were gone, and Sissy Boy
followed in tbe.midst of a general laugh
at hia expense.—Chicago Globe.
Told of the t.ntn J. C. Breckinridge.
A good story of General John C,
Breckinridge is said to have been told by
himself, with evident relish, not long be
fore his death. In talking to some
friends about tho many kindnesses which
had been shown him by his people and
tho pleasant things which had been said
to him, ho remarked that he valued as
highly as any compliment he had ever
received one which an old Kentucky
farmer paid him during the war, which
had come to his ears only a short time
before.
It was the custom in war time, as it
haa always been at all times, for the
country peoplo to come into the county
town on Saturday afternoon to exchange
news gathered during tho week.
At ono of these gatherings in a store
in Richmond, Ky., just after tho battle
of Chickauiauga, ono of the men said he
had hoard some grand news. Upon be
ing pressed to tell it he said gravely:
"I did hear that thar has been a most
powerful fight down in Tennessee, and
they says that for a long time it went
mighty agin our folk 3, but that then Mr.
Breckinridge coiuo forrard and asked
tho privilege of tho field for just 15 min
utes, and they do say that he slew
1)0.000!"
Which statement was received with
duo respect by the assembled company,
although it appeared to occasion a alight
ripple of surprise, much to the narrator's
eatisfactiou.—Youth's Companion.
Charles Kecue's Anecdotes.
Tho anecdotes of Charles Kecne, the
famous Punch artist, picked up ou his
own account, aro so crisp and fresh that
to quoto them is enough to indicato the
character of the discoverer. Thus he
wrote:
"Got a story today of a British farmer
en board a steamer, suffering a good
deal from the rolling, buying to a friend:
'This capt'n don't understand his busi
ness. Dang it, why don't ho keep in the
furrows?'" Audcjain: '"I heard a story
of a well brought up child, who was
ssen to secretly purloin and pocket an
orange from tho laid-ont dinner table,
but was afterward soon to enter tho
empty room and secretly again return it
to tho dish aud triumphantly oxclnim,
'Sold again, Satanl'" And: "A story
last night of an Aherdouiun, who, mak
ing a inoming call, was asked if he 'wud
tako a dram.' He soberly declined.
' 'Twas too airly the day;' besides, hod
had a gill already."—London Athen
ueum.
Burned For the Insurance.
Spokane, Wash., Sent. 26 —The Ca
sino vaudeville theater burned this
morning, damage $4000, partly in-
Alirarf. Tha I.h«ut.,.r hmr\ not K»«n nearl
for some time. It is believed the fire
was incendiary.
Expensive Experiments.
It cost the people of the United States
about $20,000 in a couple of hours tha
other day to settle in the minds of tho
officers of tho ordnance bureau whether
some armor plates made by the Carnegie)
and Bethlohom steel works respectively
were as good as they ought to be. It
was found that they were, and what
that means can be imagined when one
of the plates was 17 inches thick, weighed
31$ tons, nnd was attacked by shell*
weighing 850 pounds each, the lest ones
fired from a 12 inoh gun at a distance of
only 810 feet, striking it with the force
needed to move a inaas of 21,900 tons, or
48,000,000 pounds, through a foot of
space. The projectile went through.
Wo take it that that did not surprise)
even the experts, who are used to think
ing about those inconceivable masses
nnd velocities. Bat what did snrpriso
them was that the hole it made was)
nearly as clean as if it had been drilled,
and that not a crack appeared about its
edges. Though this particular projec
tile was lost—having been deflected anrl
fallen into the Potomac—the other pro
jectiles which ponetrated the same plate
were found in perfect condition and fit
to be used again. That seem almost
more murvelous than tho perfection of
tho plate.
Meanwhile the people of New York
muy take some satisfaction in knowing
that down at Sandy Hook the war de
partment has just mounted a gun that
will throw a 1,000 pound projectile and
make a hole in the heaviest armorclad
ship now afloat at a distance of sixi
miles. If wo must spend money on what i
wo hope are purely peaceful experiments,
it is a comfort to know what we get for
it.—Harper's Weekly,
Illustrated Journalism In England.
A countryman who has been endeavor*,
ing to obtain some definite ideas about
tho royal wedding functions from ths>
various illustrated papers applies to ma
for help and enlightenment. His be-'
wilderment is natural. He finds in the
first place that we seem to have a new
queen reigning over us, for her majesty'! j
features in the illustrated paper bear no
resemblance to the authorized portraits)
of Queen Victoria. A still more re
markable fact is that in the course of
the festivities her majesty seems) to have
continually changed her habiliments.
One of the special artists shows bee
with an ermine train. Another repre
sents her with no train at all. Another
shows her with a crown on her headfe
Another appears to have seen her only
a few minutes later in a bonnet.
One picture represents the queen and
her guests all taking lunch at one table.
Another places them at different tables.
One paper surpasses itself by two views
of the route to the railway station, iar
each of which the royal couple are pro*
vided with a totally different carriage
and different horses and attendants. I
think I can explain how these discrep
ancies arise. Probably some of the spen
cial artists dispatched to sketch the wed*
ding made their sketches at Henley.-J
London Truth. *j
Details of Chinese Registration.
According to the official statistics, there
are in round numbers 110,000 Chinese mi
the United States. Of these 18,179 have)
complied with the provisions of th&regja!
t ration law and 96,821 have refrained.
The official returns ehow-43 registrqtioof,
in Alabama, 18 in Arkansas, 4,851 ux
California, 1,500 in Colorado, 146 is Con*
necticnt, 44 in Florida, 65 ln Georgia,,
1,019 in Illinois.sß in Indiana, OS in lowjuj
20 in Kansas, 28 in Kentucky, 316 is?
Louisiana, 187 in Mary land, 30
chusetts, 108 in Michigan, B©4h jfmaa»]
sota, 400 in Montana, 888 in Missouri, 9t
in Nebraska. 47 in New Hampshire, 41
in New Jersey, 446 in New Mexico, 677
in New York, 5 in North Carolina, 10»
in Ohio, 1,092 in Oregon, 713 in Penn
sylvania, 88 in South Carolina, 9 in Ten
nessee, 726 in Texas, 27 in Virginia, 2a
in West Virginia and 107 in Wisconsin.
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A Banquet In the Bank of England.
Some favored guests took tea the othes}
day with the oldest lady in London*
Some American readers may not know
that the "Old Lady of Threadneodte
Street" is the accepted English name tat
the great Bank of England, but so it is.
The governor of the bank lives in tha
building, and the other evening hia wif*
gave a reception. There is a quiet little
garden within the bank. It was once a
burying ground, but on tbe evening ia
question was gay with fountains, flow*;
ers and illuminations. It is said that
some of the guests rather antioipated|
finding decorations of red tarn and a!
menu with bank note sandwiches audi
jars of golden ingots instead of sweet*
meats.—London Letter.
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Lightning Ruined Her Compasses.
A streak of lightning from an almost"
cloudless sky struck tha British steam*
ship Oxford off Cape Hatteras, while)
bound from Santiago de Cuba to Phila-!
delphia. The presence of a cargo of iron
ore is thought to have served to attract
the lightning. The lightning splintered
the vessel's foretruck, and after passing
down into the vessel's hold and cabin,
zigzagged through the decks and disap-!
peared in the water. The compasses were)
rendered entirely useless, the main one
being three points and the others even 1
farther out of the way.—Philadelphia
Record.
Digressions of Statesmen.
Two well known members of the Con*
servative party in the house of commons)
have entered upon a curious competA*
lion. They have arranged to leave thel
house tomorrow night for Scruthajapton, 1
there to embark on sailing yachts aud
proceed to circumnavigate the Isle at
Wight. Whoever sails around tho island
the oftener between the rising of the"
hones tomorrow nnd the meeting on
Monday will receive a prize, offered by «
third member.- To ulon News.
A I (set Traveler.
A letter mailed in London April T
and remniled in Hong-Kong made a cir
cuit of tho world in the fast time of 68
days. Both Nellie Bly and Jules Verne
might envy the performance of thia
mute globe trotter. . ...
Tha Htrlke Sorendlna*.
Louisville, Ky., Sspt. 27.—The strike
on the Louisville and Nashville is spread
ing and threstening to involve tho en
tire train service.
Furnl'.ir- Sac ~rjr l»nrn*d.
Milwaukee, Sent. 26.—The furniture
fsctnrv of A. Xi" £z r 'c. bu"£cd to
night.' Loss, $25,000, covered by insu
rance.

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