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ALLISON HIS CHOICE
General Clarkson Favors
PROPER MAN TO SELECT.
-Few Statesmen Have as Fine
a Record in National
EAST AND WEST IN ACCORD.
And. Best of All, the Republican
Convention Should Be Held
In This City.
NEW YORK, N. V., June 4.— General J.
S. Clarkson, Republican National com
mitteeman from lowa, in an interview on
the political situation has pronounced in
favor of Senator Allison. He said:
"An intelligent observation of the politi
cal situation convinces many Republicans
that Senator Allison will be nominated at
the next Republican convention. I myself
am convinced that he wil! be the best can
didate of the Republicans, and, moreover,
that he will surely be elected. I have
nothing to say against the claims of other
Republicans, but in my travels I have
found the very strongest undercurrent
running for Allison. I find this senti
ment just as strong in the East as in the
"Senator Allison is sound on all com
mercial and financial questions. Under
him the tariff would be revised, not on
high protection lines, but on lines that
would carry out the great doctrine of pro
tection. There would be no upheaval of
tariff, but it would be satisfactorily ad
justed and the mistakes of the present ad
ministration would be remedied. Inter
national bimetallism would also be estab
lished under Senator Allison. He would
not appoint any half and half commis
sion to go abroad on this great
question a? did President Harrison.
International bimetallism cannot be
accomplished by the appointment of
any such kind of a commission. Senator
Allison would appoint a commission com
posed entirely of international bimetal
lists, whose hearts and souls would be in
tlie cause, and when the foreign nations
became convinced that such a commission
had come to talk to them the mission
would be quickly successful. Senator Alli
son's commission on this subject would
mean business, and there would be no use
less speeches or tiresome and unsuccessful
"Senator Allison has had a record of
thirty-two years in Congress. All that
time not a stain, not a spot, not a rellec
tion of the minutest character has rested
on his long and honorable career. He is a
safe man and, mark my words for it, he
will be the candidate of the convention."
';\Ynere will the convention be held ?"
"Why, I am in favor of San Francisco."
/ CA.RTJER WJX.Ii ; XOT -RETIRE.
' Proposes to Hold the Chairmanship of
Republican National Committee.
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.— The ap
pearance of Senator Carter in the East has
led to some talk, principally in New York,
about making a change in the chairmanship
of the Republican National Committee. Mr.
Carter is an outspoken advocate of free
coinage and declares that his party should,
and he believes will, give to silver very
'substantial indorsement in its next Na
tional platform, and this has aroused the
extreme or sound money Republicans in
the Empire State, who are of the opinion
that Mr. Carter in this is thoroughly un
representative of his party and should at
once surrender his chairmanship. They
would even go to the extent of deposing
' him in case of a formal refusal on his part
to step down and out.
. Mr. Carter is not disturbed by this talk.
His position as chairman of the National
: Committee holds until after the next Re
publican National Convention, and he
announces quite firmly though informally
that he will serve his time out. It is ob
■served by some of Carter's friends that he
did not seek the place at the head of the
.National Committee, and that strangely
enough it came to him for the very reason
-that is being urged for his displacement.
The Western Republicans were a trifle
-discontented on account of the party's
•treatment of silver, and shrewder man
agers in the East thought it would be a
good' stroke of policy to recognize the
West in organizing for the campaign, and
so the chairmanship in this way and in
this spirit was voted to Mr. Carter, and
his purpose now is to serve in office for the
-full time appointed.
HELD IX CHECK BT BKICE.
Democrats Are Kicking Over the Traces
COLUMBUS. Ohio, June 4.— The follow
ing was issued from the rooms of ihe
Democratic State Committee to-day:
To the Democrats of Ohio — From the vast
number of letters' received by; this committee
from all parts of the State urging the calling of
the Democratic convention, the belief seems to
prevail with a large number that this commit
tee has the ; authority to name the time and
place for the holding of the State convention.
This, however, is not the case. The authority
to issue a call for the assembling of the conven
tion is vested in the State Central Committee,
and the calling of that committee together for
the purpose of naming the date and place rests
.with the chairman of the State Central Com
mittee, W. A. Smalley of Upper Saiidusky.
The State Executive Committee, from the in
formation it received, believes that the rank
and file of the party of the State desire that
the State convention should be assembled at
once, and we have requested and urged Mr.
Emalley to call the central committee together.
We have- done this, not only because the
Democracy of the State seems to demand it,
and that we believe their will should be
obeyed.' We have also urged it because ..we
know that the executive : committee lately
chosen for the coming year must . have , suffi
cient time in which to complete a thorough or
ganization throughout the State and arrange
for an active speaking campaign. Your execu
tive committee must have time in which this
can be done if you expect success. The Repub
licans are already in the field. Why should
.'riot the Democracy be there also? The under
signed know of no reason other than that Sen
ator Calvin S. Brice, who apparently controls
the chairman of the State committee, 'will not
permit it. The reason for this is perfectly ap
parent. Senator Brice, realizing he .is not In
harmony with the great majority of the Demo
cratic party of Ohio upon the money question;
wants time in which he can, by = political ma
nipulation and machinery, control, if possible;
the declaration that the Democracy ?of ; the
State will make upon this issue in the conven
tion. He seems ,to. be afraid to let the Demo
crats of the State meet when they' so ' desire
and express their independent views. A "* i
How successfully a political-; machine may
control a convention and misrepresent apoliti
cal par^y is th.oroughjy (Jem.on.s.tratea : by. the.
late Republican convention at Zanesville.
Democrats must be on their guard or the con
vention will be controlled in the same way.
Judging from the information received by the
officers of the executive committee we are also
led to believe that at least four-fifths of the
Democratic party of Ohio are in favor of the re
adopting of the plank of last year advocating
the free coinage of gold and silver at the ratio
of 10 to 1, and we further believe that they
should be permitted to meet in convention and
so express themselves if this is their will, free
from any interference by the leaders on either
side of this question.
After the Democracy in convention assem
bled has spoken all must abide by the result.
Mr. Brice knows what this result will be if the
Democrats of the State are permitted to freely
and untrammeled in every way express their
own views, and therefore he will continue to
do all in his power to prevent the convention
from being held until he is ready.
ALLEN W. THURMAN,
Chairman State Executive Committee.
William a. Taylor, Secretary.
SEP UJBLICAXS OF KE^'TUCKi.
For the first Time in Years Their Fros-
pert* Are Jiright.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 4.— The
publican State Convention meets here at
10 a. m. to-morrow. During the present
generation the Republicans have been in
such a minority in this State that their
conventions have attracted little attention.
Last November the vote by Congressional
districts showed a decisive Republican
majority in the State, and if there had
been a Repubican ticket in the field then
it would have been elected. The Repub
licans feel that the same conditions exist
this year, and say they are now convening
as the majority party for the first time
since the Civil War.
The State Committee to-day selected
Judge George Denny of Lexington, who is
contesting with Colonel Owens the former
seat of Breckinridge in Congress, as the
temporary chairman. No opposition has
developed to Colonel W. O. Bradley for
Governor, but there are eight candidates
for Lieutenant -Governor and as many for
the other places on the State ticket.
RALLY OF SILVER MEN.
There Will Be Many Delegates at the
MEMPHIS, Term., June 4.— It is esti
mated that at least l">00 delegates have al
ready been appointed to attend the silver
convention which will meet here June 12,
and county and township mass-meetings
in large numbers are being held daily for
the election of delegates. With this out
pouring of the advocates of the free coin
age of silver, the gathering is expected to
eclipse the recent sound money demonstra
tion in this city in point of numbers.
Telegrams were sent to-night to the
chairman of the Democratic Convention at
Springfield, 111., and the Republican State
Convention at Louisville, Ky., inviting
them to appoint delegates to the conven
They Meet to Aaopt a Policy on the
SPRINGFIELD, 111., June 4.— The
Democratic State Convention, called by the
State Central Committee to adopt a policy
for the party in Illinois upon the n.oncy
question, will convene at noon tomorrow.
There is every indication to-night that
every county in the State will be repre
sented by its full quota of delegates. The
sentiment among the delegates in favor of
free silver seems to be so nearly unanimous
that there is little prospect of even a show
of fighting. The movement in the direc-
tion of a National money convention seems
to be gaining force every hour.
Judge Goodrich of Chicago is one of the
few "sound money" Democrats who are
delegates to the convention. He will op
pose the scheme to call a National con
vention. The sudden appearance to-day
of Herman E. Taubeneck, who will be re
membered as one of the 1?. A. D. A. mem
bers in the famous Senatorial fight of 1891,
caused much comment. He said lie had
no interest in the convention except as a
spectator, adding, however, that "Certain
managers of the Democratic party are now
trying to steal the platform." Taubeneck
has no objection to this, in fact he is doing
all he can to encourage the agitation, for
he feels sure it will in time disrupt the
"The silver element of the party," said
he, "is much more in evidence than the
other wing, but this is owing to the fact
that the silver movement is being pro
moted by the 'machine' of the party. The
silver Democrats in Illinois are not nearly
so numerous as they seem. I think it may
be safely estimated that fully one-third of
the Democrats are gold men and a declara
tion for free silver will drive these men out
of the Democratic party.
"When the issue is finally forced upon
the Republican party, as it must be, it will
certainly prove demoralizing. Ultimately
the result will be that the People's party
will gather in all the free silver men of the
country. Personally I favor the union of
all forces opposed to the gold standard. I
mean the silver Democrats of the ' South
and West, the silver Republicans of the
West, the. Populists of the whole country
and the bimetallists. If this union can be
accomplished the victory for silver is
won. If it cannot be the contest is lost.
These elements cannot be united in either
the Republican or Democratic party. 1 I
feel certain that the silver sentiment of the
country will eventually be consolidated
into one party. That party must be the
Populist party." ;. :
It is probable there will be a meeting of
prominent Populists here to-morrow after
noon, and that an address to the country
will be issued, based on the action of to
morrow's convention. When the county
delegates and visitors arrived this evening
they marched to the executive mansion,
where Governor Altgeld received them
i with a free silver speech.
QUESCHET* JJF THE KAIN.
Forest Fires of Pennsylvania Are Koto
BRADFORD, Pa., June 4.— A downpour
of rain this afternoon quenched the fires
in the vicinity, and everything is quiet to
Knapps Creek, the town that was threat
ened with destruction last night, escaped
with a loss of three dwellings, 150 oil rigs
and two tanks of oil.
, Between Dukes Center and Knapps
Creek 200 rigs were destroyed, together
with a large amount of timber. The oil
lire at West Branch, two miles fr©m here,
was extinguished by the rain, and* all fires
in that direction are under control to
The total loss is estimated at $1,000 000.
RUSSELL CITY, Pa., June 4.-Rain
came at 6 o'clock this evening and is still
pouring down in torrents. The tires in
the woods are out, and there is no further
danger in the vicinity. The damage to
lumber and oil property is enormous, over
3000 acres of valuable timber and $100,000
worth of oil property having been de
stroyed. No lives were lost at Coon Run
or here, and the people who have homes
left will return to them in the morning.
Assailed by Strikers.
WHEELING, W. Va., June 4.— Five
hundred striking miners from Dillonville
attacked the non-union men of Gaylor
Company's works, which resumed work
this morning, and beat twenty of them
terribly. One man will die.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 1895.
FROM THE LIFE-RAFT.
Four Survivors of the
Col i ma Safe at
TO BE SENT UP HERE.
There Is a Search for Others
Who Are Thought to
OPINIONS AS TO OVERLOADING.
Thorough Investigation as to the
Cause of the Disaster to
MAZATLAN, Mex., June 4.— The latest
advices from Acapulco state that the
steamer Barracouta arrived there with four
Colima survivors, consisting of Passenger
J. E. Chilberg and three of the crew,
Peters, Johnston and Gonzalez. These
are the survivors of the life-raft seen leav
ing the wreck by Hansen.
The Barracouta took these aboard at
Manzanillo and brought them to Acapulco.
They will depart thence by the steamer
Colon for San Francisco.
There is no news yet from those the
steamer Mazatlan tried to rescue. Reports
state they were further down the coast
than at first supposed and will come over
land, arriving probably in the next few
days. Their names will be wired as soon
SANTA BARBARA, Cal., June 4.—
There is little doubt that Charles Schultz,
one of the passengers on the ill-fated Co
lima, was a young man for many years a
resident of this city, where he was em
ployed in Francis H. Knight's furniture
store. Mr. Schultz was a steady and in
dustrious young man of 29 years, and by
thrifty habits had contrived to save sev
eral thousand dollars, which he intended
to invest in a coffee plantation in Guate
mala, several letters having passed be
tween him and the United States Minister
there on the subject. He left here imme
diately after the flower festival in April for
the purpose of making preparations to go
to Central America. His parents reside in
INVESTIGATION TO BE HELD.
United States Inspectors Will Inquire
Into the Causes of the Disaster.
There is little to be gleaned about town
in the way of news relative to the Colima
disaster, and the full story of this wreck
will not be known before the arrival of the
San Juan, diie at this port on Thursday
night. The uptown offices of the Pacific
Mail Steamship Company are daily visited
by many anxious people in quest of the
latest news from the scene of the accident,
but the officials have nothing to impart.
"We can hope for nothing definite,"
said Agent Avery, "until the San Juan
gets in. At that time we shall have the
full details, and 1 am sure that some of the
rumors that have been flying around will
I 8 set at rest.
"It will then be shown conclusively that
the steamer was not overloaded, that she
was manned by an able and efficient crew,
and that everything that human foresight
could do was done to insure the lives and
safety of our passengers."
A good many persons well versed in sea
matters, however, take a different view of
the situation, as will be seen by a perusal
of interviews which have appeared from
day to day since the Colima went down in
the trough of the sea. These people assert
that the vessel was top-heavy, that the
cargo was not properly stowed, that she was
manned by an Inferior erew — principally
Chinamen. In short, that the disaster was
primarily, if not entirely, due to circum
stances over which the Pacific Mail people
are bound by law to exercise the fullest
Around the Custom-house and in the
Appraisers' building, in common with
other public institutions of the City, the
affair is receiving a full share of discus
sion, and here, as well as everywhere else
about town, much speculation is rife.
Nearly every one blames the Pacific Mail
Steamship Company, but still there are a
few of the conservative class who will not
express an opinion but say instead : "Let
us wait and hear what the survivors have
Among the latter are: Colonel T. H.
Craig of the Custom-house; Enoch S. Tal
bot, United States Inspector of Hulls; W.
A. Phillips, Inspector of Boilers, and S. J.
Ruddell, Deputy Surveyor of the Port.
On several occasions the fact that no ex
amination into the tragedy would be held
has been deplored. This is not so. In
spectors Talbot and Phillips are anxiously
awaiting the arrival of the San Juan, and
directly she reaches the dock they will be
on hand to subpena all survivors who ar
rive on her. Third Mate Hansen, as the
only surviving licensed officer, will have
to make a full and detailed report of the
tragedy. Then as soon as possible there
after a full and searching inquiry will be
held before Supervising Inspector of Steam
Vessels John tfermingham, Inspector of
Hulls Talbot and Inspector of Boilers
Phillips. Witnesses from the Mail dock
and from amortg the stevedores who loaded
the ship will be called, and if it is possible
the blame will be fixed on the proper par
In talking about the matter yesterday
Captain Talbot said : "Nearly everything
that has come over the wire so far has been
conjecture. Some blame the captain and
the majority say it was due to the poor
stowing of the cargo. I have formed no
opinion and will not until I get Mate Han
sen's official report and have heard all the
testimony we can possibly get on the case.
It is an awful tragedy we will hava to in
vestigate, and our deliberations will be
slow and sure. One thing lam certain of,
the Colima's hull and boilers were in per
fect repair when she sailed on that disas
The fact that a rigid investigation is to
be held will be glad news for the public.
Those who had relatives on the ill-fated
steamer will await the verdict anxiously.
None, however, will await the decision
with more fear and trembling than the di
rectors of the Pacific Mail Steamship Com
pany. If the inspectors find the steamer was
lost owing to bad stowage of the cargo then
suits for damages aggregating millions of
dollars will be begun against the corpora
tion. Again, if it is shown that the cap
tain was to blame the Mail Company will
be liable. Nothing but a verdict setting
forth that the loss of the Colima was due to
an "act of God" can save the corporation.
The manner of stowing freight will be
particularly investigated. Whether it was
usual to put the cargo for the first port of
£ntry-on top irrespective of whether it wa.s
machinery or hay will be brought out, and
in this manner a great menace to life and <
property will probably be put an end to.
Captain John Lee, late of the American
bark Templar, in discussing the wreck
yesterday said: "I came up from Panama
on the Colima last November. Talk about
top-heavy steamers ! Why, at Panama the
steamer took on tons and tons of machin
ery for Champerico. A great part of it, I
should say about 100 tons, was stored on
the hurricane deck, rilling up the whole
space that is supposed to be reserved for a
promenade for the steerage passengers,
from the pilot-house right forward. That
was about thirty-eight feet above the water
line. The deck was 'tommed' up to sup
port the heavy weight. On the deck under
neath, twenty feet above the water line, a
large quantity more was stowed, some of the
pieces weighing six tons. The water was
as smooth as a millpond all the way up,
but I often thought what would be the
consequence if we had met any heavy
weather and seas, causing the vessel to roll.
If we had I feel sure we should never have
got to Chaniperico — that is, not without
that heavy cargo on top carried away over
board or was jettisoned.
"The crew had boat-drill and fire-drill on
the way up, but it was all a farce. At the
boat-drill the men just gathered at their
stations. The boats were not taken out of
their chocks. Even the covers and lashings
were not taken off.
"At the fire-drill, when the water was
turned on, there was more water went
through holes in the hose than through
the nozzle. I spoke to the mate about it
and he said, 'The company is poor and
cannot afford anything better.'
"The Colima did not have any sails
bent, anyhow, on that trip. She only car
ries fore and aft sails, but they would
serve to steady her, especially if anything
happened to her machinery. The sails, I
found, were all stowed away below, for
economy's sake, I suppose.
"I occupied a stateroom with another
captain. A placard on the wall informed
passengers that in case an accident oc
curred life-preservers would be found in a
sack above each berth. However, there
was no life-preservers there, but after
hunting we found some under the bunks.
"If the Colima went down suddenly I
am sure they would find it very difficult to
get out the boats, the way the men were
drilled, and the passengers would rind it
hard to find life belts."
OF IXTEREST TO THE COAST.
Mcndota'a Postmaster Is Named— Pen- I
sions for Western Veterans. "
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.— With
the approval of the Secretary of War, a
leave of absence for four months on a sur
geon's certificate of disability, to take effect
on the completion of his duties as a mem
ber of the emergency ration board at the
headquarters of the Department of Cali
fornia, is granted to Lieutenant-Colonel
Evan Miles, Twentieth Infantry.
A. J. Arandon was to-day appointed
Postmaster at Mendota. Fresno County,
CaL, vice Ella Rerat, resigned.
Pensions have been granted as follows:
California: Original— Otis M. Goddard of
Alameda, Phelps R. Adams of Bonny
Doon and Israel M. Terrill of Chico. In
crease—Daniel Sullivan of San Francisco.
Oregon: Increase— Joseph M. Stokes of
Washington: Original widow — Kathe
rine V. Barton of Tacoma. Mexican War
survivors: Increase— Alexander It. Under
wood of Quinault.
Patents have been issued as follows:
California— Nels S. Abrahatnson, Red
lands, Hume gate; Charles M. Allen, San
Francisco, conduit electric railway; John
E. Armstrong, # Santa Cruz, door bolt;
George M. M. Burroughs, Santa Cruz, and
F. K. Huberts, Santa Cruz, barrel head ;
Walter K. Conness, Sacramento, air brake
and branch pipe drain cup; Dempsey H.
Hansen. San Francisco, assignor of one
half to Edward P. Allis, sawmill carriage
mechanism; Frank <3. High, San Fran
cisco, stove and kitchen utensils; John E.
Kunitz, Santa Cruz, bleaching glue; Men
dulla Leak and W. B. Hayford. San Jose,
G. H. Merguire and L. D. Radgesky. San
Francisco, egg case ; Mark Levy and J. H.
Lindow, San Francisco, sewing-machine
needle and making same; John Martin,
Berkeley, fuel gas retort ; Charles G. Mor
tenson, Lorin, lock nut; Henry Schaake,
San Francisco, can-heading machine;
James M. Schotield, Madera, knitting
FOROED EVIDENCE Of TITLE.
An Interesting Cage llefore the Court of
Private Land Claims.
SANTB FE, N. Mex., June 4.— The
Court of Private Land Claims to-day
ordered the celebrated grant for 12,750,000
acres of land to trial. Attorney Reynolds'
opening statement challenged every docu
ment and record of the plaintiffs as forged,
manufactured and surreptitiously inserted
in the various archives of Spain and Mex
ico. The Government attorneys claim that
in 1886 Reavis and nis wife went to Spain,
and Reavis was discovered in the act of
attempting to leave among the riles forged
evidence of title. Proceedings were taken
in the Spanish courts, the records found
to be forgeries and Reavis was adjudicated
guilty thereof. His arrest was ordered,
and having made his escape, because of
the very formal and slow methods of pro
cedure by the Spanish officials, he was in
consequence declared by the court to be a
fugitive from justice. The Government
claims to have conclusive evidence of Mrs.
Reavis' identity as the daughter of John
A. Treadway, her mother being an Indian
sqviaw, called Kate, and that she was born
in Mendocino County, California.
WAJRDEX CHASE JtEMOVED,
JT. Itruce Lynch to Take Charge of the
TOPEKA, Kans., June 4.— There seems
to be no truth in the story sent out from
Leavenworth to the effect that trouble is
imminent at the penitentiary. Governor
Morrill formally removed Warden Chase
to-night, but he appointed no one to suc
ceed him. J. Bruce Lynch, who will be
appointed to-morrow, has gone, not to
Leavenworth, but to his home in Chanute.
Neither has Attorney-General Dawes gone
to Leavenworth. A special dispatch to the
Capital from Leavenworth says that the
general sentiment is that when a demand
is made upon Chase for possession he will
give up without precipitating trouble.
SEVEN B WEPT A. WAT.
Four Persona Drowned Hhile Crossing
a Swollen Stream.
DENVER, Colo., June 4.— A special to
the News from Douglas, Wyo., says: A
party of seven persons was swept away
while crossing a swollen stream near here
to-day, four of them being drowned. Bert
Elder started from Tie Siding to attend a
circus tiere with his wife and two children,
Mrs. Powell and baby, and a Mrs. Sher
win. The wagon overturned in La Prete
Creek, all the occupants being thrown into
the water. Mrs. Elder and her baby and
Mrs. Powell and her baby were carried
away and drowned. The bodies have not
yet been recovered.
Death of an Artist.
SARATOGA, N. V., June 4.— Samuel
Washington Fuller, aged 79, a noted artist
and poxtrait-PjiUiter, js dead,.
TURKEY IS DEFIANT.
Refuses to Yield to the
Demands of the
REFORMS IN ARMENIA.
Great Britain, France and Rus
sia May Force the Sultan
ONE SQUADRON IS AIL READY.
The Wily Turk, However, Thinks
Germany Will Stand by
CONSTANTINOPLE, Turkey, June 4.—
The reply of the Turkish Government to
the notes of the representatives of Great
Britain, France and Russia regarding pro
posed reforms in Armenia has been de
livered to envoys. The Porte's answer is
not satisfactory. The Turkish Govern
ment does not agree to the principle of
control of proposed reforms by the powers.
After receiving the reply envoys of the
three powers held a meeting, at which
they decided to refer the whole matter to
their respective Governments.
The situation is serious, as last week the
British Embassy informed the Porte that
Great Britain had decided not to accept
any modifications of the propositions
affecting reforms in Armenia, and repre
sentatives of other powers have made the
same declaration to the Porte. The reply
of the Turkish Government causes sur
prise. It is thought such an answer would
not have been given without encourage
ment from some European power. But
the presence of the British Mediterranean
squadron, consisting of seventeen ships,
at Beyrout, points to an agreement be
tween Great Britain, France and Russia to
force Turkey to comply with the demands
of the powers.
Consequently interesting news may
shortly be flashed from Beyrout. Syria,
where it is believed the British fleet will
be called upon to support the demands of
the three powers.
The measures which Great Britain,
France and Russia insist upon as pre
liminary to reform include the appoint
ment of a high commissioner from Ar
menia, general amnesty and release of all
political prisoners, the revision of certain
judgments and the appointment of a com
mission to sit at Constantinople charged
with the application of the reforms and
working in concert with the high commis
It is also demanded by the powers that
the Governor and Vice-Governors of Van,
Ezeroum, Sivas. Bitlis, Khartoum and
Trebizonde be Christian or Mussulman,
according to how the population of the
places is inclined. In any case, however,
either the Governor or Vice-Governor of
the places named is to be Christian, and
the appointment of those officials is, to be
approved by the powers.
Taxes are to be collected by local and
not by State officials and enough is to be
retained before the money is forwarded to
Constantinople to provide for the cost of
local government, as under the present
system all tax money is lirst sent to Con
stantinople and but little of it returns to
The powers also propose to compel the
Porte to make radical charges in the judi
cial system in order to insure fair trials,
the surveillance of prisons and the aboli
tion of torture, and the police is to be com
posed of Turks and Christians equally.
Finally, the Turkish Government is to be
compelled to strictly enforce the laws
aeainst compulsory conversion to Islam
As already cabled by the Associated
Press, whpn the Sultan read the note of
the representative powers outlining the
proposed reforms, he was not unfavorably
impressed. He had several conferences
with the foreign Embassadors, and the
Austrian Embassador urged him to acqui
esce in the demands of the powers. But it
was added at the time that the Sultan ap
peared to be counting upon the moral sup
port of Emperor William of Germany, to
whom he is known to have sent an auto
graph letter on the subject.
SCHNAUBELT'S HARD LUCK
Once More the Fleeing Chi
cago Anarchist Is Robbed
Besides Losing: All His Possessions
He Is Seriously Wounded by
CITY OF MEXICO, Mex., June 4.—ln
formation was recently received here that
an American had been found dangerously
wounded at Hialejovilla, in the province of
Santa Barbara. The man's head had been
battered in, and he had received three
knife thrusts. The wounds were not neces
sarily fatal, except from exposure. The
patrol found the man stripped naked, hav
ing been robbed.
An investigation by the Call correspond
ent resulted in the discovery that the un
lucky man is traveling under the name of
Rindskopf, but that he is none other than
Schnaubelt, the notorious Chicago anarch
It is known that he left Tegucigalpa} with
two guides and another German, for all of
whom he bought horses, intending to go
to the coast, cross to Mosquito and thence
go to Colon. The four were seen together
at Comayagua and Santa Barbara, where
the other German, who gave the name of
Hirschfield, left them, going to Salvador.
Yesterday Rindskopf was able to talk a
little, and said he had gome with the
guices and Hirschfield. The latter, quar
reling with the guides, left them. When
left with the guides alone he was assaulted
treacherously. He knew nothing till he
found himself under the doctor's care. He
said he had $700 besides the horses and
baggage, all of which was stolen.
The authorities are doing all possible to
rind the robbers, who are natives. Troops
were sent in all directions to pursue them.
To llenevr the Act.
OTTAWA, Ont., June 4.— The dispatch
from England announcing the intention of
the imperial authorities to introduce a bill
to restrict sealing in the Bering Sea is un
derstood to refer to the renewal of the im
perial confirming act closing the season
for sealing as decided by the tribunal of
Paris. It is said this will not involve any
new principles. Until the official papers
regarding the seizure of the sealing
schooner Shelby in the North Pacific has
been received no formal protest will be for
warded to the United States. It is believed
the seizure was made in ignorance of the
BJESTEXCED TO BE SHOT.
Captain Clavigo Will Hie for Wounding
MADRID, Spain, June 4.— General Prirna
de Rivera, captain-general of Madrid, who
was shot yesterday by Captain Clavigo, is
better. The trial of Clavigo by court-mar
tial began to-day. In his defense Clavigo
stated that he was driven to commit the
deed by the persecution to which he had
been subjected by General de Rivera. He
declared the general acted on the influence
of a demi-monde, who had a grudge against
him. The general, he further stated, had
ordered his pay to be withheld, with the
result that he became obliged repeatedly
to call upon the generosity of his friends.
The court pronounced the prisoner guilty
and sentenced him to be shot at 5 o'clock
Again the Legislature of Xetcfoundland
ST. JOHNS, N. F., June 4.— Another ad
journment of the Legislature to-day occa
sions uneasiness among the public, espe
cially as the newspapers publish press
clippings tending to show that certain legal
points require to be proven before the loan
negotiations can be concluded. The Legisla
ture may not proceed to business until
after Colonial Secretary Bond's return
from England, if he can get back before
the end of June. If not, retrenchment
proposals will be introduced, as it is essen
tial that all the regrading of salaries and
reducing of grants shall begin before the
Transfer of Formosa.
SHANGHAI, Chixa, June 4.— Lord Li
Chigg Fang, son of the Viceroy, Li Hung
Chang, and John W. Foster, who had been
to the Island of Formosa for the purpose
of formally transferring it to Japan accord
ing to the terms of the treaty, have re
turned. Foster, in an interview, said that
Admiral Viscount Kaibayeta, formerly
chief of the Japanese Navy Department,
had been appointed Governor of Formosa.
The formal transfer was effected on June
2. Foster will return to the United States
on the first steamer.
KENRICK NOT REMOVED
Misunderstanding of the Cable
Merely a Decree Increasing the
Powers of the Archbishop's
ROME, Italy, June 4.— lt is stated at
the Vatican that the brief cable from St.
Louis announcing the Pope's deposition of
Archbishop Kenrick and the nomination
of Archbishop Kain, is due to an unfortu
nate misapprehension of the cable from
Rome which summarized the action taken
by the congregation of the Propaganda. A
written decree was mailed to the United
States several days ago. It does not de
pose Archbishop Kenrick from his pres
ent title or position, nor does it appoint
Archbishop Kain as his successor. Such
ac. ion could have been taken only through
a Papal bull.
The present action is a decree of the con
gregation made for the purpose of assist
ing in the management and administra
tion of the church property of the arch
diocese. Had the Archbishop been re
lieved he would have been given a new
title as Archbishop of a suppressed dio
cese in the far East, in order that the
change would entail no sacrifice to his
dignity or station. But the decree makes
no change in his title and leaves him in
possession of his present title as Arch
bishop of St. Louis. It defines exactly and
clearly the position of Archbishop Kain as
coadjutor, making more definite the powers
that were conferred upon him a year ago.
Itdoes not, however, make him successor
to Archbishop Kenrick, but gives him
such strong powers as coadjutor that he
may be able to carry on his laborious work
of managing church property and affairs
as though he were Archbishop in name or
fact. It is regretted that the few words
sent by cable summarizing the full decree
should have been misconstrued.
I>EMANJiS A. FAIR TRIAL.
General Cabezas' Conduct While Oov-
ernor of Uluefields.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, June 4.—Gen
eral Cabezas has arrived here from Grey
town and has made application to the
proper authorities for a public hearing of
and investigation into the charges which
have been brought against his ad
ministration of the Mosquito Terri
tory during the past sixteen months.
In brief, the charges against General
Cebezas are that as Governor of the Mos
quito Territory he misused a large sum of
money, estimated at 100,000 soles of the
Government funds. It is understood that
the charges will be pressed by a repre
sentative of the customs department at
Bluefields, and that the general will be ac
corded the public trial which he desires.
General Duarte is now Governor of the
Salted Heads of Rebels.
TANGIER, Morocco, June 4. — Four
cartloads of salted heads of rebel Rahamna
tribesmen have arrived at Rabat on their
way to Fez ; but, on arrival at Rabat, the
heads were found to be in such bad con
dition that the Government officials com
pelled a number of Jews to resalt them.
Colombia's Latest Revolt.
COLON, Colombia, June 4. — A new up
rising against the Government of Colom
bia has been discovered at Branquilla, in
the Department of Bolivia, capital of the
province of its own name. Martial law has
been declared in the Department of Bo
The Republic Collapsed.
HONGKONG, China, June 6. —The re
public proclaimed a few days ago in For
mosa has collapsed, and President Tang
has escaped. The Chinese forces in North
Formosa are disorganizing at the approach
of the Japanese.
The Marriage of a Heroine.
LONDON, Eng., June 4.—Mrs. Grim
wood, heroine of the siege of Manchurin in
1891, dufing which her husband lost his
hfe, was married to-day at Carshalton to
Mr. Miller, a paper-manufacturer.
Wounded by Socialists.
LONDON, Eng., June 4.— A special dis
patch from Rome announces that Count
Ferrada, formerly Under Secretary of
State for Foreign Affairs, has been mor
tally wounded by socialists at Ramini.
Is Oscar Wilde Insane?
LONDON, Eng., June 4.— lt is reported
that Oscar Wilde has become insane and is
confined in a padded room.
PURSUIT OF REBELS.
Spanish Trooos Are Yet
After the Cuban
GENERAL CAMPOS' WORK
Eight More Regiments to Be
Brought Over to Crush
SOLDIERS LOTH TO FIGHT.
Cruelties Inflicted by Officers to
Compel Them to Face the
HAVANA, Ccba, June 4.— Bands of in
surgents from the province of Puerto Prin
cipe have invaded the province of Santa
Clara. General Huque is concentrating
his troops at Santo Espiritu, north of
Trinidad, in the province of Santa Clara.
Colonel Rizo, in conjunction with Major
Arminana, who has been in pursuit of in
surgents, had an engagement with the
recels at Liiuonar. The insurgents lost
two dead and ten raddled horses on the
Captain-General Martinez de Campos
has arrived at Santo Espiritn, where he
met with an enthusiastic reception.
The insurgent band commanded by
Maceo has burned the village of Seville,
near the mines of Joraguaya, Santiago de
NEW YORK, N. V., June 4.— A special
to the World from Havana says: The
World correspondent is able to assert
postively that the report circulated by the
Spanish that General Maximo Gomez, the
Cuban insurgent commander, was killed
at the battle of Boca de Dos Rios is un
true. General Gomez is not dead. Gen
eral Martinez Campos has asked the Gov
ernment at Madrid for eight more regi
ments of regulars.
Telegrams received from Santiago rep
resent that the revolution is growing more
and more serious in that department.
Santiago city has been without meat three
days. A herd of cattle was brought into
Santiago guarded by a force. The troops
were attacked by insurgents and routed
last night. According to the official dis
patch the troops lost two men killed and
four wounded, while the rebels lost two
killed and five wounded.
It is common knowledge here that the
soldiers of the Government do not want to
fight, and that the commissioned officers
inflict terrible cruelties on them during
battles to make them right.
It is rumored that Jose Mari Aguirre. a
Drisoner on the same charge, will be re
leased. Nothing nas been, made public of
of, all cases of consumption can, if taken
in the earlier stages of the disease, be
cured. This may seem like a bold asser-
tion to those familiar only with the means
generally in use for its treatment ; as,
nasty cod liver oil and its filthy emul-
sions, extract of malt, whiskey, different
preparations of hypophosphites and such
Although by many believed to be in-
curable, there is the evidence of hun-
dreds of living 1 witnesses to the fact that,
in all its earlier stages, consumption is a
curable disease. Not every case, but a
large percentage of cases, and we believe,
fully 98 per cent, are cured by Dr. Pierce s
Golden Medical Discovery, even after
the disease has progressed so far as
to induce repeated bleedings froai tne
. lungs, severe lingering cough with co-
pious expectoration (including tubercu-
lar matter), great loss of flesh and ex-
treme emaciation and weakness. ■
Do you doubt that hundreds of such
cases reported to us as cured by "Gold-
en Medical Discovery" were genuine
cases of that dread and fatal disease?
* You need not take our word for it. They
have been so pronounced by the home
physicians, who have no interest whatev-
er in misrepresenting them, and who were
strongly prejudiced against a trial of
"Golden Medical Discovery," but who
' have been forced to confess that it sur-
passes, in curative power over this fatal
malady, all other medicines with which
they are acquainted. Nasty cod liver
oil and its filthy " emulsion**" and mix-
tures, had been tried in near?jy all these
cases and had either utterly failed to
benefit, or had only seemed to benefit a
little for a short time. Extract of Ynalt,
whiskey, and various preparations of ilhe
hypophosphites had also been faithfully
tried in vain.
The photographs of a large number of
those cured of consumption, bronchitis,
lingering coughs, asthma, chronic nasal
catarrh and kindred maladies, have been
skillfully reproduced in a book of 160
pages which will be mailed to your ad-
dress for six cents in stamps. Address
for Book, World's Dispensary Med-
ical Association, Buffalo, N. Y.
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