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THE PHILIPPINE ENVOY
TELLS) WHY HE HAS COME TO THE
UNITED STATES
[ HE WISHES TO GO TO PARIS
Ths Peace Commissioners In Justice
Should Hear the Filipino Case
Before Making Decision
Associated Press Special Wire.
CHICAGO, Sept. 26.—The Tribune's staff
correspondent on board the Overland Lim
ited telegraphs from Carroll, lowa, that
Felipe Agonclllo, the first accredited emis
sary of Agulnaldo's revolutionary govern
ment to any foreign power, with his secre
tary and Interpreter, will, upon reaching
Chicago, proceed to Washington over the
Pennsylvania line to lay before President
McKlntey the appeal of the Filipinos for
representation on the Peace Commission
at Paris. .
If official representation on the commis
sion cannot be granted, he will urge that
the administration at Washington, ln jus
tice to the people of the Philippines, should
secure for him the right to be heard by the
commission ln order that any unjust
charges or false accusations against the
Filipinos which the Spanish members of
the commission may set forth shall not
go unanswered.
Following is Agonclllo's formal statement
to the American people of his mission and
the grounds' on which he bases hts appeal:
"It Is to grant to the Philippine people
representation ln the course of the discus
sion of the Spanish-American commission
In Paris, or that the provisional govern
ment or its official representative be heard
before the Spanish-American commission
shall reach any decision regarding the Phil
ippines.
"It la justice that the Philippine people
should not be undefended, for lt might hap
pen that the representatives of Spain would
make formidable charges against, the Fil
ipinos, and ln lack of representation from
the Filipinos these charges might be cred
ited.
"Therefore, lt is Inadmlssable, under the
most rudimentary beginnings of sound rea
son, that the Filipinos should be without
a hearing."
Of conditions In the Philippine Islands
and the hopes and wishes of the Filipinos,
this Is what Agonclllo says:
"If the outcome of the peace negotiations
shall be that this government Is given the
control of the Island, I have not the slight
est doubt that If left alone by foreign pow
ers, the Islands would be well and orderly
governed. When I left Hong Kong there
were In the assembly 180 representatives
coming from all the provinces In Luzon
nnd from several of the Islands, and I ex
pect to learn upon reaching Washington
that still more have been chosen. These
representatives are the most popular men
In their provinces, and the people accord
ingly have confidence ln their government.
"A«l to the power of the Filipinos' gov
ernment to control the Islands and main
tain order, provided the Spanish forces are
withdrawn, I have no misgivings. There
are 30,000 armed men ln Its army. Some of
Its arms came from captured Spaniards
and some from foreign countries; I am
not at liberty to say where.
"No, they did not come from Germany,
and the statements that have been made
that the Filipinos are secretly conniving
with the Germans are false and unjust. It
Is true that a few days after the destruction
of the Spanish fleet ln Manila Bay represen
tatives of the German empire made propos
als to the Insurgents to aid them ln forming
an Independent government. This offer was
refused, the reply made to the Germans
being that under an agreement entered
Into between Agulnaldo and Admiral
Dewey the Insurgents are In honor bound
to refuse the offer."
Agonclllo was asked what would be the
attitude of the Filipinos and the provisional
government If the outcome of the peace ne
gotiations should be that the Islands should
pass Into the hands of the United States,
either for temporary or permanent control.
He replied:
"Whether or not the Filipinos would
forcibly resist such a disposition of the is
lands I cannot state. The question would
go before the Assembly and Agulnaldo's
attitude must, under the constitution, be
determined by action of that body. The
form of the provisional government Is
thoroughly republican. But I will say that
the feeling of the people of the Philippines
with regard to the question would depend
largely upon what form of government the
Americans should propose. If it meant
simply the control of the Islands by the
United States, the government of this
country assuming the responsibility of
maintaining good order and controlling the
revenues of the Island, I do not think the
feeling against such a movement would be
strong, though the Filipinos are anxious to
govern themselves, but If It should be plan
ned that the United States take the is
lands for the purpose of colonization, which
might eventually crowd out the native pop
ulation, ln my opinion there would be
greater difficulty ln bringing the people of
the Islands to submission.
"Our appeal to the United States Is for
aid ln securing; what we most desire, and
what we believe to be for the best Interests
Of the Island. It Is not made with the pur
pose of playing Into the hands of any other
nation, and If the Filipinos are not to gov
ern themselves, there Is no nation they
would more willingly prefer to be governed
and controlled by than the United States.
As to the possibility of maintaining an or
derly and harmonious government among
the people of the Islands, If It Is left to
them, many opposing arguments have been
urged, which are ln largo part groundless."
M. E. CONFERENCE
Hakes Appointments for the Coming
Two Tears
SANTA BARBARA, Sept. 26.—Confer
ence appointments:
Fresno district—Presiding elder, T. C.
Miller; Arroyo Grande, W. B. Bell; Bakers
field, J. M. Rich; Delaho, ; Estrella,
F. A. Blgler; Fillmore, A. B. Emhree;
Fresno, A. A. Graves; Goteta, C. W. Stow
ell; Grangovllle, J. A. McMillan; Hanford,
C. A. Miller; Hueneme, A. M. Ogborn;
Kern, Stephen Gascolgne; Kernvlllo, J. C.
Livingstone; Lompoc, J. C. Elliott; Los
Alamos, J. H. Henry; Paso Robles, ;
Plru, B. A. Johnson; Portervtlle, ! ;
Reedley and Traver, Wm. Dlnwoodle; San
ger and Easton, G. E. Foster; San Luis
Obispo, J. M. Hllblsh; Santa Barbara, C.
A. Westenberg; Santa Paula, Frederick
Miller; San Miguel, Alfred Ramey; Santa
Maria and Nipomo, 8. 8. Sampson; Selma,
8. B. Woolpert.
Sonus circuit—Tehachapi, C, H. Wooley;
Tulare, 8. H. Enyert; Ventura, E. 8. Chass;
Vlsalla, 3. H. Avery; Joagulna and Lake
side, H. H. Baker; West Sattcoy and Mon
talvo, F. W. Johnson; Edward Thompsan,
I secretary Bible Society.
Los Angeles district—Presiding elder,
Geo. F. Bovard; Alhambra, F. D. Mather;
Burbank and Lankershlm, John Nichol
son; Compton; W. A. Bunker; Downey,
; Florence, Geo. Haffen; Gardena,
M. A. Meagher; Oarvanza, T. 8. Wren;
Glendale, H. J. Crist; Lamanda Park, E.
W. Faske; Long Beach, A. W. Atkinson.
Lea Angeles—Asbury, J. B. Green, Boyle
Heights, E. J. Inwood; Central, A. C. Wil
lis ms; Central avenue, A. B. Morrison;
Chinese Mission, Chang Hong Fan; Ep
worth, John Plttlnger; First, R. S. Cantine;
Grace, Basil C. Newton; Harmony, H. W.
White; Pico Heights, W. R. Goodwin; New
man, I, E. Robinson; Haven, Chas. Leach;
Simpson and Westlake, B. A. Healy; Uni
versity. F. M. Larkln.
University Circuit—Union svenue, C. H.
Lawrence; Vincent, W. A. Knighten; West
ly Chapel, S. A. Hawkins; Monrovia, I. L.
Spencer.
Pasadena—First, J. M. Houston; Lin
coln avenue, R. M. Bruce; North, C. T. Wil
son; South, A. H. Gunnett.
Pomona, D. H. Olllan; Prospect Park,
E. H. Frebe; Redondo, Clyde M. Crist; San
Fernando, J. B. Holloway; Santa Mcnlca,
R. C. Westenberg; South Santa Monica, —.
San Pedro, M. S. McGee; Santa Fe
Springs and La Habra, Slmi, F. M. War
rington.
University of Southern California, G. W.
White, President; A. Hardle, professor.
California Christian Advocate, W. S. Mat
thods, editor.
Superintendent Arizona Misslcn, L. A.
Thomason.
Missionaries In Arizona. A. M. Gibbons,
C. K. Jenness, N. H. Bartlett, E. O. Mcln
tlre, David Roberts, J. G. Slgler.
Missionaries ln Nevada, J. H. Rosen, W.
N. Bott.
Missionaries to China, E. 8. Little, R. L.
Cole.
Agent California Tract Society, H. W
Waltz.
Field Secretary Epworth League,
Presiding Elder San Diego District, Wm.
Sterling; Anaheim ; Arlington and High
A SWORD WORTHY OF THE HERO, ADMIRAL DEWEY
The memorial sword which the government Is to present to Rear Admiral +
Dewey Is ready to go to Its destination. The design, that of Paulding Fan- +
ham ot the house of Tiffany & Co., Is, apart from Its steel blade and Its +
metal scabhard, executed entirely in pure gold, 22 karat. Hidden under tho +
finest sharkskin, the grip of the hlit 's laid with stars and bound with gold +
wire, surmounted by a richly-carved gold collar and pommel. Beneath are +
the arms of Dewey's state. Vermont, and Its motto, "Freedom and Unity." On +
the front of the collar Is the seal of fo United States, with blue enamel as +
the basis of the shield. About the top of the .hilt a wreath of gold oak leaves, +
highest decoration for rank, is set. +
Ths guard Is a conventional eagle, with outspread wings and termtnat- +
Ing in a claw that clasps the top. In Its beak Is a laurel wreath. +
Gold sprays of ros marlnus, that mean fidelity, constancy, remembrance, +
are damaskeened on the scabbard, nnd at Its top In brilliant diamonds inter- +
wine the Initials "Q. D.," and Immediately beneath them in smaller brll- +
Hants the letters "U. S. ft," The bis**, also damaskeened, bears the Inserlp- +
tton: "The gift of the nation to Rear Admiral George Dewey, U. 8. N., ln it
memory of the victory at Manila nay, May 1, 1895." +
The blade Is also ornamented with a representation of the Phoenician gal- *
ley, the first craft of the world's) navies. Regulation buckles, pierced slide +
rings and swivels of heavy gold form the trappings and mountings of the +
belt, which is gorgeously embroidered and tasselled.—New Tork Journal. *r
LOS ANGELES HERALD, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1898
Grove, C, 3. Miller; Artesla, F. D. Ashlelgh;
Aoniaa, W. L. Morrill; Beaumont and Ban
ning, L. D. Lloycd; Buena Park, S. G.
Blanchard; Chlno, C. P. Wilson; Colton,
N. J. Burton; Corona, W. F. Wenk; Covlna
C. L. Llbbey; Cucamonga, T. W. Lincoln;
Elslnore. Silas Sproule; Escondldo, E. S.
Mlnger; Fairvlew, ; Fallbrook, Boswell
Wm. Plttenger; Fullertotn W. A. Swain;
Garden Grove, L. Spring; Glendora. G.
A. H. Wilson; Highland, C. W. F. Nelson;
La Mesa, ; Lordßburg. J. C. Cowan;
Murletta, Martin Judy; National City and
Coronado, ; Needles, A. N. Fields;
Oeeanslde, J. If, Richmond; Ontario, W.
A. Wright; Orange, Thomas Stalker; Otay
and Neetor, I. E. Wright; Perrls, W. A.
Brown; Randsburg, 8. W. Carnes; Red
lands, L. M. Hartley; Rlalto, Robert Bar
ton; Riverside, B. C. Cory; San Bernardino,
Alfred Inwood; Santa Ana, Isaac Jewell.
San Diego—Central, R. W. Bland; First.
J. L. Pltner; San Jacinto, Edward Haskyn;
Westminster, W. H. Jennings; Whittler,
Wm. Stephenson; Winchester and Hemet,
Carl Ross; West Highland, J. D. Monroe.
C. C. McLaln, Agent Sunday-schools In
California and member Whittler quarterly
conference.
Veterans' Privileges
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 26.—Soldiers
of the Spanish-American war, when so
disabled that they cannot core for them
selves, will be admitted to the National
Soldiers' Homes. Senator John L. Mit
chell says that while the law provides that
the National Homes are for disabled sold
iers of the Civil War, some discretion is
given the Board of Managers of the
homes, In a clause which permits such
other soldiers to be eared for as, ln the
judgment of the managers, Is deemed
right.
Murdered for Money
AKRON, 0., Sept. 26.—The body of Oscar
Osborne, a farmer, was found in his barn
today. He had been murdered during tho
night for money. He was 80 years old and
very wealthy. There Is no clue to the
murderer.
FIRST FORMAL SESSION
OF M'XINLEY'S INVESTIGATING
' COMMITTEE
ALL REPORTERS EXCLUDED
Little Done Beyond Laying Out a
Program to Be Followed in the
Future
Associated Press Special Wire.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26.—The commis
sion selected by the President to Investi
gate the conduct of the War Department
held Its first formal session today with
all tho members present. Today's meeting
was strictly secret, no newspaper repre
sentatives or others not connected with
the board being admitted.
After a meeting of two hours' duration
adjournment was token until ten o'clock
tomorrow. The proceedings were limited
to an outline of a general policy arid the
formulation of letters of Inquiry which will
bo made public tomorrow.
The letters decided upon are to be ad
dressed to the Secretary of War, the Quart
ermaster-General, the Commissary-Gen
eral, the Surgeon-General and the Chief
of the Ordnance Department of the army.
They will consist in the main of Inquiries
tending to bring out all the facts that can
be given relative to the organization of the
volunteer army. These officials will be
asked to give specific Information so as to
cover each of the departments ln question,
concerning the condition of the army, both
at the beginning and the close of the war.
For this purpose a date ln April has beon
selected as the one for the beginning of the
preparation and another in August for the
close. The questions are so formulated as
to call out answers covering the organiza
tion of camps, tho purchase of supplies and
the taking of contracts with transportation
companies, and also to shorn the methods
adopted! for furnishing supplies to the var
ious commands} for protecting the health
of the soldiers. There will be an especial
effort made to develop the motives that
actuated the department ln the choice of
camp sites, as there have been charges of
favoritism to railroad companies.
The commission also considered several
letters of complaint from persons profess
ing to have Information bearing upon the
subject of Investigation, and decided to ad
dress replies to the waiters, requiring them
to put their charges ln specific shape and
informing them of the scope of the Inquiry.
It Is Intended, If the replies received to
these letters show the writers to be pos
sessed of real Information, to summon
them before the commission when lt is
feasible to do so, otherwise to secure their
affidavits. When, however, lt becomes
evident that their accusations are mere
Idle complaints with no Information back
of them, the writers will not receive fur
ther attention.
The commission also expects to extend
Its inquiry before lt closes Its work, to the
extent of summoning before' lt the com
manding officers of the various divisions
and brigades, and probably Colonels of the
regiments from which complaints have
emanated. They will be expected to give
full information as to the pains they may
have taken or failed to take concerning the
location of their troops and their general
welfare.
The commission decided to hold two ses
sions- dally, one from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.,
and the other from 2 to 4 p.m.
Dr. P. S. Conner sat with the commission
today. He arrived from his home ln Cin
cinnati early ln the day, and called on the
President for a brief interview before join
ing his fellow-members ln the War Depart
ment. The President expressed his ap
preciation of the doctor's acceptance of the
position, and outlined briefly his wishes ln
the matter of the Investigation. Dr. Con
ner secured a leave of absence for two or
three days ln order to go to Cincinnati to
put his affairs in shapes, to be absent as
long as the work of the commission may
require.
In Dr. Conner the commission secures
the sen-Ices of a man who Is notedly emin
ent ln his profession, but who Is also fam
iliar with the conduct of the military de
patment of the army, ln whleh he served'
for four years. He was born at West
chester, Va., August 23,1839, nnd Is a gradu
ate of Dartmouth College. Hls4 service In
the army extended from 1862 to 18S6 and he
was assistant surgeon and Brevet-Alajor.
He resigned on the first of August. 1866, and
since then has been ln practice In Cinclrf
nati.
He Is now and has been for many years
Professor of Surgery in the College of Ohio
and ln Dartmouth Medical College.
CUBAN COMMERCE
To Be Aided by Careful Survey of
Harbors
NEW YORK, Sept. 26.—A Herald special
from Washington says:
For the benefit of American commerce
steps are being taken by the Navy Depart
ment, In accordance with the recommenda
tion of Commander R. B. Bradford, cniet of
the Bureau of Equipment, to make a thor
ough survey of the more Important harbors
of Cuba and Porto Rico.
The yacht Stranger, under command of
Lieutenant G. L. Dyer, is being fitted out
with surveying instruments and will pro
ceed to Guantanamo bay, where a care
ful survey of the harbor will be made. The
bay is regarded as an excellent place of
refuge by naval officers, and will probably
be made a coaling station in case Cuba
should pass Into the hands of the United
States. From Guantanamo the Stranger
will proceed to Guanlca, Porto Rico, where
a surgey of the harbor will be made. The
Stranger Is also under orders to examine
Culebra Island, upon the advantages of
which as a site for a coaling station Cap
tain C. P. M. Chester reported favorably.
The authorities have given up the idea of
establishing a coaling station at San Juan
Porto Rico on account of the small amount
of water In the harbor.
Rear Admiral Sicard will be retired on
Friday. His retirement will cause no va
cancy, nor will that of Rear Admiral Mat
thews, who will be retired early next
month.
TROOPS IN PORTO RICO
Some Sickness but No Lack of Food
Supplies
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26—The following
cablegram has been received at the War
Department:
"Ponce, Sept. 26, '98.—Adjutant-General,
Washington D. O: Cable regarding sick
ness and want of rations received. That
there are sick Is a fact; a small propor
tion are bad cases, but there has been no
want of food. The last report gives total
of sick, 2509. Four hundred typhoid and
four hundred and ninety malarial fever;
297 diarrhoea. Other diseases, Uii. Per
centage, 23. Think return of regiments
now here would not be advisable, as others
coming in would have to go through tho
same acclimating process. Would advise
that certain sick be sent home, whose re
covery would doubtless be quickened. If
regiments are sent to take the place of
those now here, special attention should
be given to selecting those under good dis
cipline and having full quota of officers.
By this means men may be controlled and
sanitary precautions enforced in the small
detachments which necessarily must be
made."
M'KINLEY'S TRIP
Is Not Likely to Be Continued to
I California
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 26.—A special to
the Bee from Washington says that Sena
tor Thurston, accompanied by W. N. Bab
cock, transportation manager of the expo
sition, Interviewed President McKlnlcy
relative to his transportation to Omaha.
The president said:
"Every road between Chicago and Oma
ha has tendered the use of ltf« line, end 1
am profoundly grateful for their courtesy.
I am, however, at the disposition of the
exposition and shall ko as the commission
may arrange."
Secretaries Gage, Smith, Bliss and Wil
son, with their wives, will accompany the
president, as will General Miles and Com
modore Philip of the Texas and Assistant
Postmaster General Heath. The president
will leave Washington Octoher 10th, arriv
ing at Chicago Tuesday at 11 a. m., via the
Pennsylvania. Without stop-over, he will
take the Burlington for Omaha, making a
daylight run through Illinois and a portion
of lowa.
After the Omaha visit the president will
go to Denver, returning via Omaha and the
Northwestern road to Chicago to attend
the peace jubilee exercises in that city
on October Ith.
A CHAPLAIN IN COURT
FOR CRITICISING CAPTAINS IN
THE NAVY
Rev. Mr. Mclntyre Pleads Not Guilty
and the Court Then Adjourns
Until Today
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 26— The trial of
Chaplain Mclntyre of the battleship Or
egon by court martial, for the usage of
language unbecoming an officer of the
nayy and calculated to destroy the good
order and discipline of the navy during
the delivery of a lecture ln Denver Aug
ust Bth last, was begun at 1:30 oclock to
day. Tho members of the court are: Com
modore W. P. McCann, president; Lieuten
ant Commander W. H. Brlggs, Chaplains
D. H. Trlbou and T. A. Hill, Nathan
Barnes, Lieutenant Commander C. T.
Curtis and Lieutenant Commander J. J.
Kelly.
The Judge advocate, Captain C. H.
Lauchelmer, read the charges and speci
fications prepared by the prosecution.
They Included alleged extracts from the
lecture ln which the chaplain Is made to
say that Admiral Sampson reported him
self within four miles of the Spanish ship
Cristobal Colon when she struck her col
ors, ln order that he might participate ln
the prize money, though he had nothing to
do with the battle. He was also alleged
to have said that when the Oregon went
Into the fight it met the lowa, commanded
by "Fighting Bob" Evans, going to the
rear, where he stayed till the battle was
over. ,
He was also charged with saying that
the Oregon was the only battleship that
was honestly built.
Earl Cranston of Denver, attorney for
tho prisoner, moved that the charges be
quashed upon the ground that the re
marks were not of a scandalous charac
ter and only such as were used frequently
ln the public press and by the people gen
erally. He held that the statements
charged could not have affected the dis
cipline of the navy. He also argued that
there was no denial of the alleged state
ments; no charge of malicious intent, and
that the charges of fraud ln the building
of vessels was against contractors and
not against the navy department.
Judge Advocate Lauchelmer replied
briefly and the court denied the motion to
quash.
The prisoner then entered a plea of not
guilty and the court adjourned until to
morrow.
Love and Murder
HUTCHINSON, Kans., Sept. 26.— E. C.
Clark, a prominent membor of the Reno
county bar and a writer on economic ques
tions, has been found guilty here of man
slaughter in the second degree.
W. C. Boyd was murdered here on May 19
In the restaurant of Mrs. Nellie Postle
thwalt. At the Inquest it appeared that
her oldest son, Harry, had committed the
crime, but Mrs. Postlethwalt made a sen
sational confession ln which she declared
she herself had killed Boyd. Harry later
confessed the crime and said Clark had
furnished thai weapon and advised the kill
ing. Tho State claimed as the motive that
Clark and Boyd were rivals for the smiles
of the attractive Mrs. Postlethwalt. The
trial of Mrs. Postlethwalt and her two
sons wdll occur later.
Injunction Asked
CINCINNATI, Sept. 26.—An application
was made to Judge Taft of the United
States Court for a restraining order to pre
vent the striking workers of the Cleveland
Wire Mill Works from Interfering with the
employes of the'company. Judge Taft re
fused to hear the application without no
tlca to the parties Implicated and set the
hearing for a preliminary Injunction for
October IT.
A Circus Wrecked
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Sept. 26.—Sells'
Brothers and Forepaugh's circus train was
wrecked at Wilmington on the Norfolk and
Western Railroad. .James Doyle of Phila
delphia and Harrison Kipps of Virginia
were fatally Injured. Pat Forepaugh was
seriously hurt The car of elephants rolled
down an embankment and the animals were
Injured, but none killed.
A Sawmill Burned
CHEBOYGAN, Mich., Sept. 26.—Thomp
son Smith's & Sons' sawmill, the largest
ln Northern Michigan, has burned. The
plant was valued at 1150,000; Insurance, 900,
--000.
The mill was located at Duncan City, a
suburb of Cheboygan.
A Sailor's Death
SEATTLE, Sept. 26.-John McGregor, a
Bailor, either fell or was pushed out of a
second-story window last night and was
Instantly killed. He fell a distance cf
twenty-four feet and struck the sidewalk
on his head.
ON THE KENTUCKY TURF
BINGEN MAKES THE FAST HEAT
OF THE YEAR i
Rich Douglass Stakes to Be Trotted
Today—Results of Running
Races
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 26.—The fast
est heat ot the yoar was trotted ln the
opening race of the Louisville Driving as
sociation's meet when Bin gen won the first
heat of the 2:11 trot in 2:06%. The weotmer
was perfect and the track had been worked
Into splendid condition. John A. McKer
ron won the first heat of the Preparation
stake ln 2:12H, whloh is the season's record
for 3-year-olds, while Cald made the sec
ond heat of the 2:11 trot 1n2:07>4. equaling
Eagle Flannagan's previous record, made
at Terra Haute last week. In this race
the winner of each heat lowered Its previ
ous record.
Charley Herr, th Kentucky colt, was fa
vorite ln the Preparation, the 3-year-old
trot, by virtue ot his eastern victories.
McKerron, the California horse, won the
first heat in record-breaking time, but was
not a factor afterward. Charley Hen
raised his admirers' hopes by taking the
second heat, but Suprum, Marcus Daly's
Montana colt, proved a surprise, and won
the third and fourth heats and the race
easily, with Herr second.
The race of the day, the 2:11 trot, was a
comparatively easy win for Blngen, the
Hamlin entry. Tommy Britton, driven by
Geers, who opened favorite, was never ln
lt. Cald won the second and third heats,
but Blngen took the fourth. Blngen, Cold
and George Anna were the only starters ln
the last heat and Blngen won the last heat
and the race with lengths to spare.
Searchlight, the California horse, was
out of the betting In, the 2:09 pace and won
ln straight heats.
The chief event tomorrow will be the
Douglass stakes, $5000, for 2:14 trotters,
which will bring together one of the best
fields of the year. Summaries:
Preparation stake, trotting, 3-year-olds,
stako $1000—Cuprum won third and fourth
heats; time, 2:12%. 2:12%. Charley Herr
won second heat in 2:13%. John A. McKer
ron won first heat ln 2:12%. Lucy Gilbert,
Leonard Bell and Black Robert also
started.
Frank Fehr stake, 2:11 trotting, $2000—
Blngen won first, fourth and sixth heats;
time, 2:06%, 2:09%, 2:11%. Cald won second
and third heats; time, 2:07%, 2:10%. George
Anna won fifth heat ln 2:12. Tommy Brit
ton, Cut Glass, Captain Jack, Fred 8.,
Caryle Calne and aHrts McGregor also
started.
Commercial club stake, 2:09 pacing, $2000—
Searchlight won ln straight heats; time,
2:05%, 2:06, 2:08. Sherman Clay, Nlchol 8.,
Indiana, Satin Slippers, Nora L., Ace, Mil
ton B>i and Quadra also started.
At Harlem
CHICAGO, Sept. 2«.—Weather at Har
lem clear; track fair. Results:
Six furlongs, selling—Roger B. won,
Mary Klnsella second, Sugar Cane third?
time, 1:19%.
Mile and a sixtenth.selllng—Double Dum
my won, Brldgeton second, Croesus third;
time, 1:54%.
Five furlongs—Survivor won, Capsicum
second, Rio Ohio third; time, 1:04%.
One mile—The Devil won, Her Favorsec
; ond, Muskalonge third; time, 1:45%.
| Seven furlongs—Hardy Pardee won, Mr.
Johnson second.Sea Lion third; time, 1:32%.
Nutter finished second but was disqualified
for fouling.
Six furlongs—Dlggs won, Marsella sec
ond, Good Friend third; time, 1:16%.
At Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, Sept. 26.—This morn
ing's rain made a quagmire of the race
track, but It did not prevent the Califor
nia Jockey club from carrying out its full
program. There was an excellent after
noon's sport. The weather was pleasant
and the attendance about as usual. Jockey
Enos was suspended because he did not
ride out San Augustine to win. Results:
Five furlongs, 3-year-olds and upwards—
Lady Britannic, 3 to 6 (Gouln), 104, worn;
Dolly D., 8 to 1 (Snider), 109, second; Mollle
A., 6 to 1 (Monaghan), 104, third; time,
1:04%.
Five furlongs, 2-year-olds—Napian, 3 to *
(Thorpe), 114, won; San Augustine, 5 to 1
(Enos), 107, second; Correct, 10 to 1 (Bull
man), 104, third; time, 1:05.
One mile and seventy yards, 3-year-olds
and upwards—Ringmaster, 12 to 1 (Bull
man), 104, won; Red Glenn, 1 to 5 (Thorpef),
101, second; Magnus, 8 to 1 (Houck), 94,
third; time, 1:51.
Six furlongs, 4-year-olds and upwards—
Dolore, 7 to 5 (Gouln), 102, won; Pat Mur
phy, la to 1 (Evans). 102, second; Torsion, 4
to 5 (Thorpe), 107, third; time, 1:18.
Five furlongs, 3-year-olds and upwards,
selling—Toribio, 7 to 5 (Frawley), 103, won-
Amasa, 2 to 1 (Holmes), 103, second; Fig
Leaf, 2 to 1 (Bullman), 109, third; time,
1:18.
' At Carson
CARSON, Nev., Sept. 26.— Today com
menced the annual fair of the Ormsby
County Agricultural association. The at
tendance was large and the betting brisk
The half mile and repeat race was won by
Sport McAllister In :49 and :49%.
The seven-eighths' dash was won by Lost
Girl in 1:23.
Tho quarter-mile dash was wen by Tod
hunter ln :23%.
At Oravesend
NEW YORK, Sept. 26— It was raining
and dull at Gravesend today. In the Flat
land stakes Satin Slipper was the favorite,
and won ln a drive from Armament, whe
had been ln front from the start. The high
weight handicap was won by Hendllght 11,
an outsider, from a field of sixteen. Sum
maries:
Five and a half furlongs—Headlight II
won, Kilt second, Blnrneystone third; time,
1:08%
One mile and a sixteenth—Ben Ronald
won, Estaca second, Nosey third; time,
1:49%.
Flatland stakes, five furlongs—Satin
Slipper won, Armament secohd, Diminu
tive third; time, 1:01%.
Five furlongs—Mark Miles won, Bur
lington Route second, Manllus third; time,
1:02.
One mile and an eighth—George Keene
won, Macy second, Whistling Coon third;
time, 1:54%.
One mile—Candle Black won, Central
Trupt second, Previous third; time, 1:42.
At Cincinnati
CINCINNATI, Sept. 26.—Weather pleas
ant; track slow. Results:
Six furlongs—Brightle S. won. Spinnaker
second. Miss C. third; time, 1:16.
Five furlongs—Leclla won, Ollle 3. sec
ond, Custance third; time, 1:03.
One mile and a sixteenth—Evallne won,
Libation second. Fop Dixon third; time,
1:50%.
Six and a half furlongs—Great Bend won,
Loving Cup second, Conan Doyle third;
time. 1:22%.
Seven furlongs—Nancy Zeltz won, Pic
cola second, Lafayette third; time, 1:29%.
One mile and a sixteenth—Msddalo won,
Helen H. Gardner second, High Noon
third; time, 1:49%.
A Purse for Pacers
ST. LOUI9, Sept. 26.—President Aull of
the St Louis Fair Association has closed
a deal and arranged to have a match race
between the famed paoers, John R. Gentry
and Joe Patchen, held at the fair grounds
October 5. The fair association will put up
a purse of $5000 for the race.
SACRAMENTO RACES |
Commissions Taken by Black & Co,
Black & Co., 143 South Broadway, will re
ceive entries and take commissions on the
Sacramento races, held under the auspices
of the California Jockey club.
Entries will be posted dally and complete
service by wire. Following are the entries
for today:
First race, six furlongs, selling—Hlmera
103, Lady Ashley 98, Amasa 103. Magennls
9S, Distinction 108, Kaiser Ludwtg 107.
Second race, eleven-sixteenths of a
mile, purse—Bonlbel 93, Valenclenne 108,
Etta H. 114.
Third race, mile and a sixteenth, sell
ing—Rey del Tlerra 108, Hermanlta 99,
Koko 105, Zarro 105.
Fourth race, seven furlongs, purse—Lo
sette 101, Ockturuck 101, Fred Gardiner 114,
Ofleta 107, Manzanilla 107, Libertine 110.
Fifth race, five furlongs, purse—Jabes
111, Tlburon 108, Crossmolina 103, Peach
,Blossom 108. Petal 108. Gilt Edge 108, Car
mlnta 108. Frank Conkling 108, St. Isidore
108, Irlandals 108.
Weather cloudy; track sloppy.
RAILROAD ASSETS
An Important Decision Rendered by
Judge Cary
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept, 26.—Special
Master Cary has filed a decision ln the
United States Court of great Importance
to the general creditors of the Northern Pa
cific Railway Company. Master Cary finds
that there Is due the company, although
lt has succeeded in acquiring the entire
property of the Northern Pacific, the
enormous sum of $86,292,681.73, with Inter
est from September Ist. This may be ad
ded to a further sum which will become due
January 1, 1902, amounting to 6499,717.
The only tangible assets of the Northern
Pacific Company that remains Is the land
east of the Missouri River, ln North Da
kota and Minnesota. There are nearly four
million acres, but there Is a great deal ot
litigation to be settled first with refer
ence to taxes that have not been paid, and
the holders of tax certificates 'to settle
with. These lands are In the possession
of Receivers Blgelow and McHenry and
are valued at not more than $18,000,000.
The decision, if upheld, will give the
company about ninety per cent of the pro
ceeds from the sale of the lands with ten
per cent to the other general creditors.
The claim which the master allows Is
founded upon the deficiency between the
amount received upon the bonds from the
proceeds of the sale of the road. The rail
road was hid ln by the Northern Pacific
Railway Company for the nominal sum of
$12,500,000, many times less than the prop
erty Is actually worth.
MRS. HANCHETTE'S DEATH
A Los Angeles Teacher Dead at San
Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26.—Mrs. Emma
A. Hanchette, Principal of the Ninth
street school ln Los Angeles, died here to
day ln a private hospital, the Immediate
result of a surgical operation. She has been
teaching ln Los Angeles for the past ten
years.
The death of Mrs. Hanchette recalls the
mysterious disappearance of her husband
Harry Jay Hanchette, who some twelve
years ago edited the commercial columns
of the Examiner. He gave up this position
to take the city editorship of the Herald In
Los Angeles. He was subsequently elected
Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce.
Suddenly he disappeared without apparent
reason. Several persons claimed that they
saw him In Eastern cities, but the stories
were never substantiated. It was believed
by many that he had met with foul play.
He has never been heard from.
Mrs. Hanchette leaves two sons, Rex and
Earl, respectively 22 and 20 years of age.
Suspects Released
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Sept. 26.—James Mo-
Aleer, James Morgan and John Ryan, who
were arrested here last night, suspected of
being Implicated in the robbery of tho
Missouri Pacific express car near Kansas
City Friday night, are not the men wanted
for that crime. So decided Chief Hayes
of Kansas City, Chief Special Agent Kaye
of the Missouri Pacific and a party of de
tectives who came to St. Joseph this morn
ing to examine the prisoners. It is be
lieved the powder-burned bills in their pos
session were secured In the robbery of
the Botna Valley State Bank at Glenwood,
lowa, on the 21st inst.
Chief Hayes ela'.msfto be on the track of
the real robbers.
Convicts Escape
SACRAMENTO, Cal., Sept. 20.—Wnv
Taylor and J. E. Burk, notorious ex-con
vlets, who were awaiting trial for high*
way robbery, this morning escaped from
the County Jail, having stolen a key from
the Jailer's room. A few weeks ago ths
men held up and robbed two Japanese near
Brighton. One of the Japanese was shot
and painfully wounded. Deputy Sheriffs
are scouring the country for the escapes.
A Neglected Soldier
DENVER. Col., Sept. 26.—Frank Flcks,
a private ln the Seventh TJ. S. Infantry,
died at the home of his uncle In this city
of typhoid fever contracted In the Santiago
campaign. Before dying he said he had
been 111-treated and neglected ever since he
was taken 111, and so intense was his feel
ing against the War Department that he
mado a dying request that he be not burled
ln his uniform.
The Darby Murder
FRESNO, Cal., Sept. 26.—Frank Darby,
accused of killing Louis Boldlnl, whose
trial occupied the Superior Court all last
week, at the end of which the Jury felled to
agree, asked the same to be admitted to
bail. Judge We. granted the request,
fixing the bond at $6000. The Judge stated
from the bench that the bond must be as
good as cash beforo he will accept It.
A Gambler Convicted
SACRAMENTO, Cal.. Sept. 26.—1n the
City Justice's Court today Frank A. Do
rOux was found guilty of conducting a pool
room, selling pools on the California Jockey
Club races. He was fined $50. The case will
be carried to a higher court.
Very Few
people come back for their
money.
Why?
Schillings Best suittth«m.
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