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FOR THE DISTRICT OP SOUTH
ERN CALIFORNIA: PAIR WEATH
ER; STATIONARY TEMPERA
TURE; WEST TO NORTH WINDS.
VOL. XLL NO. 142.
Spring and Summer.
Our new lines of Clothing and Furnishings
are now being shown for Spring and Summer
wear. In them you will find the very latest
in style and taste, making them the most at
tractive lot of goods ever shown iv Los An
geles. As heretofore, our Clothing this sea
son is from the foremost manufacturers of the
country, and we guaiantee satisfaction in
MULLEN. BLUETT I CO.
CORN Kit SPRING & FIRST STS.
138-140-142 SOUTH MAIN STREET.
The Finest and Largest Crockery House on the Coast.
Wholesale and Retail.
WE SHOW AN ELEGANT ASSORTMENT OF ARTISTIC
Gas & Eleetrie Fixtures
It Will PAY You to See Us Before You Buy.
World's Fair Convention of the Photographic Assoc'n
[Tbt ONLY Photographer of the Pacific Coait Xzhlbltora Receiving an Award.!
WORLD'S FAIR MEDAL. OF HONOR.
" MeflaJa. Sun HYanfiam avhi-mr-v «s: ** ri
AM Premiums and Diplomas Awarded at the Late Los Angeles Fair
STUDIO 220 SOUTH SPRING ST.
OPP. LOS ANQKLB3 THEATER AND HOTEL HOLLSNBBCK.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
LACE AND SILK CURTAINS,
PORTIERES, OIL CLOTHS,
LINOLEUMS, MATTINGS, &c
837-339-341 SOUTH SPRING STREET.
AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN PLANS.
275 ROOMS. 75 SUITES WITH BATHS.
POTTER & JOHNSON, Props. 316 m
U. S. HO TIT
CONDUCTED UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT ON THE EUROPEAN PLAN.
Best Cafe and Restaurant in the City Attached.
aOOMS 600, 7Sc AND 91. SPECIAL KATES B WKEK OR MONTH.
TONY MESMER, Chief Clk. G. L. SCHMIDT & CO., Props
A FIRST-CLASS ARTICLE
Will always bring a good price. Spending money on a
CHEAP-TRAP PIANO will always be followed by re
grets. Buy a GOOD article, and buy it at
WILLIAMSON BROS.' MUSIC STORE,
32T SOUTH SPRING STREET.
C(3AL! COAL! COAL!
SOUTH FIELD WELLINGTON, >
CANNEL, .... j DOMESTIC.
NANAIMO, FOR STEAM.
WHITE'S CEMENT, COKE, CHARCOAL, ETC.
FUEL, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
Tela. H6 and 104,7. s-iatt 1 ;i(i West Second st.
The Abbotsford Inn
COR. EIGHTH AND HOPE STS., LOS ANGELES, CAL.
The most ot'rauliye, aunny, oomfortable Famhv and Tourl t Hotel ia the city 100
room-, en aulte or sing c—alt new, with superior furnishings. Incanrte.c nt light
arid ateim radiator iv every room. American Plan. TratSjiunl lates *3 pHr <lav: arm
da. ,-ates toy the week. BY J. 1. MARTIN i
LOS ANGELES, MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 12, 1894
FLASHES FROM ABROAD.
Reassembling of the British
The Queen's Speech Will Make
Abor Tribesman Defeated by British
A Clot* Watch Kept on Anarchists In
Raealvad by King Hnmbert.
Uiiutti at Boa.
By the Associated Presa.
London, March 11.—The Daily News
thia morning declares tha queen's
epeech opening the session of parlia
ment, which will be read today, will
promise measure* of relief for evicted
tenants in Ireland, local government for
Scotland, diaestablishmentof tbe chnrch
in Wales, one man one vote, and con
ciliation in labor dispntea. Tbe paper
adds, the speech will refer to the satis
factory concluaion of the Bering sea
arbitration and concludes by saying the
home rule question and the question of
the bouse ol lords will not be mentioned.
IN DESPERATE STRAITS.
A Hamburg Steamer In Distress Off the
Coaat or Newfoundland.
St. Johns, N. B„ March 11.—Tbe
steamer Briscoe, which left Hamburg
December oth carrying a cargo of manure
and salt, lies in desperate straits 60
miles Bouth of Cape Race. Late this
forenoon a lifeboat containing five men,
half starved and nearly frozen, arrived
at Cape Race signal station and brought
news of tbe disabled and long overdue
steamer. They left the Briacoe last Fri
day afternoon. Mate Mackay of the
Briacoe telle the following etory :
"Leaving Hamburg December 6th the
vessel was soon so disabled that we
were compelled to put into Queens
town for repairs. Clearing February
Ist, again we encountered the worst of
weather and all our upper works were
badly smashed and everything that
would float washed overboard. Our
bow was crushed in, but owning to the
compartments and bnlkheads the ves
sel managed to float. We ran oat of
coal and were compelled to use every
thing tbat would keep the tires
going. March 2d tbe Ulinda, from
Halifax for London, tried to tow us to
port, bnt the line parting she was forced
to abandon ns. Again we resorted to
- Ctm «i. I ~»J T.l luVvi hn <..vrl nu ) m, -villi's
we bad to face starvation. Our supplies
ware almost completely exhausted "
Ihe tug Ingraham and the coastwise
steamer Virginia Lake, both carrying
, provisions to ths famished crew, started
to find the disabled boat and render all
the assistance possible. Tbe Briscoe was
due at New York February 17tb. She
baa6s men on board.
REDS UNDER SURVEILLANCE.
Foreign Anarchists Closely Watched In
London, March 11.—A close watch is
being kept upon all foreigners and
Englishmen who are suspected of an
archistic tendencies. Early thia mdVn
ing the police made a raid on the For
eigners' club on Grafton street. About
38 men were arrested and taken to the
police station, where they were ex
amined, with the result tbat all bnt five
were discharged faoin custody. It ia re
ported tbe police searched the premises
and seized a quantity of anarchist liter
Captain Maxwell's Successful Operatlona
Calcutta, March 11. —Ths anxiety
felt regarding the safety of the British
column nnder the command of Captain
Maxwell, which is operating in Assam
against tbe Abor tribesmen, haß beon
dispelled by the receipt of news of the
safety of the expedition which shows
tbat everything had gone well with the
troops op to the Bth inst. Tbe column
had attacked and destroyed tbe Abors'
stronghold. The Abors made a strong
defense before they retreated and a
number of them were killed.
Kins; Humbert Gives Him a Cordial
Rome, March 11.—Hon. Wayne Mao-
Veagh, ambassador to Italy, was given
an audience this afternoon by King
Humbert. In conformity with Italian
court etiquette no speeches were deliv
ered. Mr. Mao Veagh and his party re
turned to the Grand hotel in the state
carriages. Every ceremony due tbe high
rank of the American ambassador was
paid to him.
A Crisis in San Salvador.
New Yoax, March 11.—The World's
San Salvador special says: There is
danger tbat the ministry may resign
unless President Ezeta removes foreign
ers from office. Correspondence from
Salvadorean refugees abroad to frianda
here, which baa been intercepted,
shows that tbey are preparing to start a
revolution to overthrow Ezeta, wbo
they claim favors Spaniards and Chile
ans instead of natives.
Sunk in a Collision.
Amsterdam, March 11. —The German
steamer Lining, bound from Dantzic lo
this port, has been sunk iv a collision
with tbe steamer Lincoln. Three of the
crew of tbe Lining went down with
London, March 11. —Rt. Hon. Vis
count Oxenbridge, master of the horse,
has resigned. He was appointed to the
position in 1892.
Fitzgerald, music dealer, haa removed
to 113 South Spring atreet.
A Jag and a Hare Lip Cans* a Money
Lender to Kill Himself.
Spokane, Maroh 11.—Edwin K. Stnr
gia committed euieide today in a pecu
liar manner. Deecending to the Spo
kane river, he leaped into the stream
from a rocky shelf, tiring a revolver as
he made the leap. The water was too
shallow and be waded out till it reached
hia chin and then aent a bullet through
hia brain. His body was recovered an
hour later. Sturgie waa a money
lender. Just before be killed himself
he made a will, leaving $10,000 to hia
brother in Qnincy. 111. Despondency
over his harelip, superinduced by heavy
drinking, caused the deed.
CORBETT AND JACKSON.
Parson Davloa Hays The v Will Fight In
Baltimore, March 11.—Paraon Davies
tonight commented freely npon Cor
bett'e statement in regard to probable
delay in tbe meeting of Corbitt and
Jackson. He said tha fight would with
out doubt be arranged in London in the
next 60 days, as he bad a cablegram
from Lord Lonsdale to the effect that
the National Sporting club of tbat city
would furnish the neceeeary backing.
BROKE HER CRANK PIN.
An Accident to tho Steamer City of
Tacoma, Waeb., March 11. — The
steamer City of Faebla broke her crank
pin yesterday afternoon off Deetruction
island. Six men in a ship's boat, com
ing to Neah bay for assistance, were
picked up off Tatooab island by the tug
Wanderer. The tag landed the men at
Neah bay and immediately left to ren
der assistance to the Puebla. No par
ticulars were obtainable, though the
Puebla ia supposed to be in danger.
MADE OF WHOLE CLOTH.
THE ALLEGED CONFESSION OF
SAM'L OP POSEN.
Mr. Curtis Denies the Story Published
at Ban FranolaoO—He Reiterates
His Innooence of tha Killing
of Officer Grant.
New York, March 11.—The Herald's
Austin, Texas, special sayß: Your cor
respondent called on M. B. Curtis to
night in reference to the report wired
from San Franciaco, saying the chief of
police of tbat city had been informed by
Lawyer Kowalsky tbat he, as Curtis' at
torney, had hia confession to the killing
of Policeman Grant. Curtia in answer to
aonaetion said: "Tbe matter iv a lie,
made out of whole eloln. Kowannty
was my attorney, and I knew bim to be
a perfect gentleman, and not at ail re
sponsible for the report of my making
any confession. I wonld hardly be fool
enough to make a confession of a mur
der that I have been acquitted oi, tbe
chief of police or anybody else to tbe
contrary notwithstanding. No confes
sion has been made by me at any time.
lam not guilty, and why, then, wonld
I make any confession?"
LONGEST DAY ON RECORD.
Utah Legislators Deaeerata tha Sabbath.
Much Time Wasted.
Salt Lake, Utah, March 11.—The
Utah legislative assembly desecrated
tbe Sabbath by remaining in regular
session throughout the entire day. The
regular legislative session expired by
statutory limitation last Thursday, but
members stopped the clock in each
honse at 11:20 p. m. and posted a pla
card ov3 the face of tbe timepiece on
which were the words "Thursday,
March sth." a recess bas been taken
each night, instead of adjournment, and
tbe present legislative day has now
lasted nearly 96 hours. Almost the entire
60 days' session haa been wasted in par
tisan wrangling, leaving tbe really im
portant legislation to be' crowded
through after the legal expiration of tbe
A Significant Floral Tribute an Martin
Chicago, March 11.—Tbe sexton of
Mt. Olivet cemetery this afternoon
fonnd a huge bunch of flowers on tbe
grave of Martin Bourke, one of the
Cronin conspirators. The flowers bore
a placard with the word "Vindicated"
npon it. When Dan Coughlin was
granted a new trial some time back,
Bourke's grave was found strewn witb
large roses tied with green ribbons.
A Knights of Labor Sehlsm.
Cincinnati, March 11. —A rumor pre
vaila here in Knights of Labor circles,
and has been eemi-oflicially corrobo
rated, that in Quebec, Montreal and
parts of Ontario, Canada, 10,000 Knights
of Labor will secede from tbe order be
cause of dissatisfaction with Grand Mas
ter Sovereign and will start an inde
pendent branch o! the Knightaol Labor.
A Gambling; House Hold Up.
Colorado City, Col. March 11.—Four
masked and armed men entered the
Oxford club gambling house at 3a.
m. today and ordered everybody in the
house to throw np hands. The robbers
did not get much booty, as the games
had beta stopped and the bank roll
locked in tbe safe.
Double Domestic Tragedy.
Alton, 111.. March 11.—Marion T.
Skauts shot his wife dead and then
killed himself on the platform of the
Big Four depot here tonight. Nobody
knows tue cause of the tersible tragedy,
but it is supposed to have been a family
Often we bear it said, "1 have never
been well since 1 had the grippe." Kil
mei'a Swamp Moot mires all after effects.
For Bale at Off A Vaughn's aud all other
leading drug stores.
Tooth brashes. A complete line, and
we sell them at 10, 16, 20, 25. 35, 40 and
50 cts.. and guarantee every brush. Lit
tle boy'a pharmacy, 311 8. Spring at.
BEYOND THE ROCKIES.
A Day's Happenings East of
Fiendish Torture of a Drunken
Man in Chicago.
A Mulatto Woman Lynched Near
Little Rock, ark.
Oastardlr Attempt to Blow Up a News
paper Office—Call for a Convention
of Republican Clubs at
By tbe Associated Press.
Chicago, Maroh 11.—Albert Bark
owsky and George Dunn were arreated
today for inflicting serious and cruel
wounds upon Thomas T. Davis, a porter
in a barber shop, with a red hot poker.
Davia went to a saloon owned
by Barkawsky's father, under the
influence of liqnor, and the in
juries were inflicted by the
prisoners. Both of Davie's eyebrows
were burned away and under each eye
the hot iron made a mark an inch long,
and similar wounds behind each ear.
On each wrist the akin waa burned
away for an inch and a half, while ou each
leg for a distance of six inches the hot
Iron burned almost to the bone. In tbe
region of the abdoman there are several
eevere burne, while many of hia ribe are
traced with tbe hot iron. He will prob
ably be crippled for life. The prisoners
had no reason for their diabolical treat
ment of the unfortunate man except
Call for the Convention of Ciubs at
Chicago, March 11. —The official call
for the annual convention of the Na
tional Republican league will be issued
from national headquarters in this city
tomorrow. Tbe convention will be held
at Denver, Jane 26tb, and will continue
several days. The ratio of representa
tion gives each state practically 10 dele
gates at large, in addition to four from
each congressional district. Tbe total
representation will exceed 2000 dele
gates. Tbe call reads in part as follows:
Democratic control abd sectional rule
are again complete in tbe national gov
ernment and starvation for labor and
ruin for capital prevail as the result
of tbe policies and influences that
dotulna.a too Oaiaucrsrcic party. Tbe
hallucinations of '92 are over. Facts
have upset tbeoriee, and the people
have now tnrned instinctively to the
party that saved tbe nation in a previous
hour of peril and demonstrated its mas
terly ability in giving the United States
30 years of prosperity unparalleled in
tbe history of nations. Again it becomes
tbe mission and duty of the grand old
party to meet tbe national emergency
with tbe highest patriotism. Ths party
deplores tbe necessity, bnt rises to the
occasion. The straggle for liberty,
progress, fair wages and all tbat America
promises, did not end with the defeat of
'92. The light must and will go oat. To
this end the national committee of the
league cordially invites all patriotic citi
zens who are in sympathy with the poli
cies and aspirations of tbe Republican
party to join the league clubs and thus
participate in the national league con
vention at Denver.
A Young Mulatto Woman Lynched Near
Little Rook, Ark.
Little Rock, March 11. —The colored
population of Little Rock was greatly
exercised this afternoon over the re
ported ghastly discovery made by some
colored men from Marche today. About
half way between this city and Marcbe
tbey fonnd the dead body of a young
mulatto woman, probably 30 years old,
suspended to tbe limb of a tree. On the
bosom was a placard bearing the in
scription, "If anybody cots this body
down, he will share the Bams fate."
Several parties reported the finding of
the body. It ia supposed the woman
was lynched, but when and by whom
and for what reason no one has been
able to state. The body appeared to
bave been suspended for several days.
WORK OF MISCREANTS.
A Dastardly Attempt to Blow Up a
Indianapolis, March 10.—An attempt
was made to blow up the office of tbe
Ironclad Age, an infidel paper published
in this city, Baturday nlgbt. The mis
creants entered the office through the
cellar, and, after turning on the natural
gaß in two stoves, lighted a lamp. Tbe
expected explosion was pravantad, how
ever, by the arrival of tbe editor of tha
paper, who tnrnsd of I' the gas. It if
believed the attempt waa made because
of the bold stand tha paper haa taken
against all forms of the Christian
A TERRIBLE SHOCK.
Fivu Thousand Pounds of Dynamite Net
Off In Colorado.
Dbl North, Col. March 11.—Five
thousand pounds of giant powder be
longing to the Vulcan Powder company
of San Francisco, which waa stored in
thia town, and which the authorities
ordered removed, was carried into the
monntaine yesterday and exploded.
The shock was severely felt here, and a
number of buildings were considerably
damaged. The report of the ezploeion
was heard at Garrison, 30 nttiea distant.
Brooklyn', March 11.— Hi meeting of
the Ancient Order of Hibernians resolu
ions were adopted protesting against
the action of Mayor Bchieren in refasing
to allow the Irish flag to float on the city
half on St. Patrick'a day.
THE BLUEFIELDS AFFAIR.
British Troops Landed From the
Savannah, Qs., March 11.—Ths re
port of the landing of British troops at
Blneflelds in the Mosquito reservation
was con tinned today by the arrival of
the steamer Elliott, Capt. A. Brown.
Captain Brown save the Nicaragnans
entered Blueiields February 25th and
26th. Au armed force of 400 or 500
nf them was at Hluntiulils when ha ar
rived February 27th. Captain Brown
says the British warship tlere was not
the Cleopatra, hut the Tamar. The
Mosquitos appealed to the Tamar for
protection. Thursday, March Ist, the
Tamar cent three boat loads of armed
men ashore. The Nicaraguana objected
to the landing of British troops and
charged the Brit' h officers with open
violation of the B"iwer treaty. Little
attention was paid to this by the British
The Elliott passed the wreck of the
Kearsa.ge on Roncador reef Tuesday
morning. Nothing waa left of her but
the hull. So far aa eeen there waa no
eigne of ber going to pieces.
M'KINLKY COMING WEST.
William tho Protector Expected to Visit
Cincinnati. March 11.—The Commer
cial Gazette's special from Maaaillon
says: Governor McKinley today at
tended the funeral here of James Mc-
Lain, an old friend. "I have not eeen
anything but brief newapaper reporta of
the eenate tariff bill," SAid he, "but I
ehould say it demolishes Wilson's theory
Governor McKinley contemplates vis
iting tbe west during tbe next campaign.
He haa been urged to go to California
and some of the new western states,
and may conclude to do so.
THE SCHUTZEN FEST.
RIFLE COMPETITION AT THE MID
George Helm Makes a Remarkable Ran
.Ml,. Point. Target—Fifteen RnUe
ejes Out of a Possible
San Francisco, March 11.—Today
little shooting was done at the Mid
ler fair festival target. What shooting
there w»b was not of an exciting char
acter, the moat important being the
extraordinary work done by George
Helm at the point target.
He made bullseye after bullseye for
hours. In thia exhibition the highest
Helm made was 15 out of a posaible 18
points, 10 being the average on this dif
ficult turget. Helm shot several
strings, making ono score of 15. two of
13, four of 12, and five of 11. Tbe other
scores on the point target were: J.
I Utschig, sr., 11; L. Barrere, 10; L.
j Unake, 10.
On tbe Golden Gate target six new
men appeared, and e»ch now wears one
of tbe Golden gate medals on bis breaet.
The successful shots are: John de
Witt, A. H. Pape, A. Browning, D.
Dunker, K. Wortheimer and William
Ehrenpfort. Seven persona finished
their 100 shots, but there were no high
scores among them.
On the midwinter fair target Dr. L.
O. Rodgers waa the highest of the da',
with 71 out of a possible 75 points. F.
A. Kuhls and John Peters made 70
On the mau target John Peters was
high with 90 ont of a possible 100.
On the ring target D. W. McLaughlin
made the best shot of the day, and
stands second on this target with 94 to
MARRIED ON SIGHT.
A Speedy Bridegroom Arrested for Per-
Jury anil Bigamy.
Chicago, March 11.—John T. Hiler,
the man who recently created a sensa
tion at Bloomington by marrying Mies
Washburn of tbat city half an hour af
ter their first meeting, has been run to
cover. Deputy Sheriff Slocum arrested
him in this city today, and Mrs. Wash
bum Hiler fainted when the warrants
were read. The complainant is Mrs.
Washburn, Mrs. Hiler's mother, who
accuses him of bigamy and perjury. It
ie said Hiler is Beven times married, but
he claims the Bloomington girl ia his
PouoiiKKKrsiK, N. V., March 11.—A
set of 14 paintings, copied by Aristide
Dies of Koine from "The Stations of tbe
Cross," by Overbeck, in the Vatican
chapel, were blessed by Monseigneur
Satolli, apostolic delegate, in St. Peter's
church today, according to the strict
Koiuan ritual. The pope's ablegate was
assisted by Archbishop Corrigan and
others. Satolli also celebrated the pon
Child* Memorial Service!.
Naw Yokk, March 11.—Memorial
services in honor of the memory of
Geo. W. Childs, late proprietor of the
Pnblic Ledger, in Philadelphia, were
held in the Fifth avenue theater this
afternoen under the auspices of Typo
graphical Unioa No. C. The services
were of a very impressive character,
and every available seat in the theater
Not tha Victim* of Crime. .
Pomeroy, 0., March II. —An autopsy
on the remain* ot Mrs. Holmes, at Syra
cuse, today, revealed the fact that her
stomach was destroyed by soma power
ful drug and that she had congestion of
the lungs, either of which would have
proved fatAl. It ia now believed tbe
death of the mother and daughter can
not, be traced to any criminal eource.
Billy Kilwariis injured.
Hot Springs. Ark., March 11.—This
afternoon Billy F.dvvards, the well known
sporting man, wan buggy riding, wb«u
his horse look fright aud rau, turning
over the fussy and catching Edwards
under it, breaking his right arm and
leg and inflicting many painful Bnd dan
gerous bruises. His injuries ure not ne
• OLIMPSES OF AfIERICA.
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Scf Cot-pin on Flllli Page.
TRICE FIVE CENTS.
AT THE NATION'S CAPITAL
Proposed Change in Govern-
Coast, and Geodetic Survey to
Appropriation Bills Have of
Way in the Houae.
Tl.e Major Portion of tha Week la tha
Sonata to Ba Devoted to Con
sideration of tha Bland
By the Associated Press.
Washington, March 11.—A most Im
portant proposition for a change in gov
ernmental methoda will be presented to
the honae of representatives early thia
week. 1c contemplates tha abolition of
the coast and geodetio survey. It ia
proposed to absorb the coast survey by
the navy department. It farther con
templates the termination oi the geo
detic survey with its extensive bureau,
under the direction of Superintendent
Mendtnhall, and the absorption o.' this
bureau by tbe interior department.
Representative Enloe will submit tha
proposed changes ac amendments to tbe
sundry civil appropriation bill, which ia
to be taken up on Monday. Chairman
Havers of the committee does
not think the change will
be made, as be thinks they should not
complicate the appropriation bill.
Appropriation bills will continue to
have tbe right of way in the honse thia
week. Tbe anndry civil bill which will
be unfinished business when the house
meets tomorrow, carries $32,306,382—
$9,409,928 less than laat year. It will
probably require four days to dispose of
this bill, the two items that will pro
voke moet opposition being the appro
priations for tbe geological and coast
and geodetic survey. After the sundry
civil bill is disposed of, either the mili
tary or the consnlar and diplomatic ap
propriation bill will consume the bal
ance of tbe week.
In accordance with the agreement en
tered into Friday the senate will devote
the major portion of thia week to con
sideration of tbe Bland seignoiiage bill,
which is to be finally disposed of by a
vote at 2 o'clock Thursday if Senator
Allison's motion to reconeider the vote
by which it was passed to third reading
should fail of adoption, aa it most likely
will, It is probable there will be very
httle talk on the part of the friends of
Die bill, as they feel confident of its
Secretary Herbert* Explanation Doe*
Not Satlafy Him.
Washington, March 11.—Representa
tive Boutelle of Maine tonightexpresasd
aa opinion on tbe reply of Secretary
Herbert to the resolution asking by
what authority Mr. Blount was placed
in charge of tbe naval forces at Hono
lulu. Bonlelle said :
"The secretary in asserting the presi
dent's constitutional prerogative aa
commander-in-chief of the army and
navy appears to lose sight of the feet
that euch authority can be exercised
only in accordance with the law, and
the discretionary power invested in tbe
commander-in-chief can no more be
delegated to an authorized person than
•an the power of the president to ap
prove bills or veto legislation. The
irrelevancy of a few alleged precedents
is also obvious as the evidently labor
ious ransacking ot records to find them.
The secretary's letter entirely fails to
justify an act be mast know is a flagrant
violation of law, open contempt of the
explicit terms of the navy regulations
and destructive of the fundamental
principles upon whicn the mainte
nance of good order and military disci
pline must depend."
THE SITUATION IN HAWAII.
Minister Thnntnn Think* lv Gravity
Han Been Exaggerated.
Washington, March 11.—Minister
Tburston, when Been tonight concerning
the reported eituet on in the Hawai
ian islands, said he had not received
advices from his government concerning
the present etate of affairs, and gained
information of tbem only from the news
papers. He was inclined to think the
reporte exaggerated, although it has
been known for some time that the ex
qneen has been seeking recruits in
British Columbia. Thurston believes,
however, that tbe provieional govern
ment has the BOX niatratiou of the gov
ernment bo well in hand that it has
nothing to fear from the queen's follow
er's. The report that many now em
ployed by the government would be in
the ex-queen's forces at a signal from
her, Thurston does not credit.
He Hops* to Nail 1)1,1 Glorj to tha
Washington, Maroh 11, —Walter Well
roan, the Washington correspondent,
who haa organized an expedition to
solve the Polar problem, leaveo the city
tomorrow for New York, from which
city he and his corr.panions sail on
Wednesday for Europe. This nfternoon
at a special meeting o! tha National
Capital Press clab Weiiniaa was pre
sented a hnudsome flag tf toe United
Siatea, which the club daairud be should
nail to the top o! ths north pole or plant
in the hulo ha discovered Wclimau
in a gracious spesttb accepted the boi*
den placed upon him, and s<>id ;us Cfg
should ba planted at the .':.;■■««» pojxl
toe expedition reaches
m-e at Klver.t.l..
ilivßiisma, March 11, —Fire de*t.'o;asj|
a two--story bouse belonging to M. :.->»
son, at a late hour last nigut. Tho iirw
department sJcceded in saving most of
the contents ol the tuildiaj. Jaa s'W