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GOLD AT KOSK CREEK.
Rich Find Made by a
Party of Redding
Prospectors.
ORE NEAR THE SURFACE.
Heavy Yield of the Precious
Metal in the Samples
Assayed.
MINING EXCITEMENT REVIVED.
It Is Thought That the Newly Found
Lode Is That of the Famous
Lost Cabin Claim.
REDDING, Cal., J«ne 25.— Great excite
ment prevails in mining circles in this city
to-day. A large gold-bearing belt has just
been discovered sixty miles to the north
east.. The belt, so far as prospected, shows
a width of 800 feet, and crops out boldly to
a length of 7500 feet. The ore is dead-black
quartz, heavily impregnated with iron and
showing a trace of copper, and is abso
lutely free milling. Samples have been
ass.iyed by the United States mint and the
Murray Brothers, assayers of this city,
which gave an average value per ton of $00
in gold ami $(> in silver.
The lode is situated on Kosk Creek, near
its junction with Pitt River, and lies be
tween a series of metamorphic and igneous
rock formations. Local geologists arc of
the opinion that it is an outcropping of the
great mother lode of the State.
Old prospectors claim it to be the "Lost
Cabin" lode. In the early sixties, just be
fore the Modoc Indian war, a prospector
found rich float gold ore on Kosk Creek.
He built a cabin and commenced prospect
ing for the ledge which threw it off. This
he succeeded in finding and within a few
months brought to Shasta, which was
then the county seat and chief trading
point, some immensely rich ore. His de
scription of the size of the ledge was such
as to cause a lack of confidence among the
old-time mining men and he returned to
his find without assistance.
Soon thereafter the Modoc war broke
out and the prospector was Rilled by the
Indians and his cabin burned. At inter
vals ever since prospectors have been
looking for the mine, their only clew
being the old prospector's . cabin. Unable
to rind the latter, it naturally acquired
the name of the "Lost Cabin" mine. As
quartz mining ' developed in the county a
new interest ,vas taken in tne old story,
and year after year prospectors headed that
way.
This spring William Murray, with' the
assistance of an old prospector named An
derson, found the remains of the old cabin
and thereafter found the lode. The ore
that the former brought in excited the in
terest of prominent men and a company
was formed to lest the lode thoroughly. .;•:
A party sent out by the company, in
chiding the discoverers, returned to-day
from the mine with a rich sample of the
face of the lode, which is 800 feet wide and
400 feet high where it is cut by Kosk Creek.
The find has created great excitement
and prospectors of all degrees are hurrying
to this district.
CONVENES AT SANTA CRUZ
Grand Council of the Catholic
Ladies' Aid Society to
Meet.
Baptist Congregations Holding a
Reunion at Their Twin Lakes
Park Resort.
SANTA CRUZ, June 25.— The Grand
Council of the Catholic Ladies' Aid Society
of California opens at Santa Maria del Mar,
the resort of the society, to-morrow. The
sessions will be held in the Hotel del Mar.
The day sessions will be devoted to busi
ness and other matters pertaining to the
order, while the evenings will be' passed in
social entertainment.
• High mass will be celebrated in the
Church of the Holy Cross at 8 o'clock to
morrow morning and will be attended by
the delegates in a body. The council will
open with a prayer by the presiding of
ficer, Mrs. Deane, followed by an address
by Rev. H. McNamee. Action on busi-
ness* matters and the appointment of a
committee to examine the credentials of
the delegates will close the afternoon ses
sion.
The delegates are arriving on every
train. Those present are: From San Fran
cisco—Miss Emma Russell, Mrs. Collins,
Mrs. 'James Looney, Mrs. Gonzales, Miss
Carrol!, Miss Chandler and Miss Geary;
Hollister- Miss Pattison and Miss Smith;
Oakland— Mrs.] PaurLoise; Stockton— Mrs.
L. A. Logier and Miss Margaret Curtis;
San Rafael— Mrs. Philips. Fay. ' *
The fourteenth annual meeting of the
Baptist churches of Northern and Central
California is now being held at Twin Lakes
Park, about two miles from this city, where
this denomination has a delightful resort.
There, are at present about 250 people at
the park, in the hotel and cottages. The
convention opened this afternoon at : 3
o'clock with a devotional meeting, led by
Rev. F. M. Mitchell of San Jose: This was
followed by a short business session. -ST •
This evening J. L. Lj'on of Oakland de
livered an address, and the annual sermon
was preached by Rev. W. Y. Gray of Mor
gan Hill. The entire week will be devoted
to services of various kinds, affecting the
different branches of the work of the Bap
tist church. On Saturday "and, Sunday a
convention of the Baptist Young People's
Union will be held.
The delegates present are: Vallejo —
W. L. Gaston and others; San Lucas— Rev.
W. P. Stone, Mrs. W. F. Stone and Miss
Stone; Oakland, First Church— Rev. C. H.
Hobart. Mrs. C. H. ; Hobart, J. L. Lyon.
Mrs. J. .L. Lyon and Mrs. L. BJ
Babcock;" Petaluma— J. M. Green, 1
Mrs. J. M. Green, Miss F. Matthews and
Miss E. Thompson;- East Santa Cruz-
John Dymott, Mrs. S. M. Brook and I). J.
Brook; San Jose, First - Church — Rev.
Frank M. Mitchell, -Rev. ; J. Hernon Gar-
nett, A. J. Heavener, Frank Wells, John
Reynolds, Miss May Adams, Mrs O.
Sproat, Mrs. Laura Barton and Mrs. S. B.
Hawkins; San Francisco, Emanuel, Rev.
George ' Gibson'; Ceres— Rev. W. H. Dor
wood, Mrs. W. H. Dorwood, C. M. Whit
more, Mrs. C. M. Whitmore and Rev. R.
M. Wolf; Sacramento— Rev. J.H. Reider/
W. R. Strong, Airs. W. R. Strong, D.'C.
Kimberly, J. W. Horridge and Mrs. J. W.
Horridge; Salinas— E. B. Hatch, Rev.
J. P. Faw and Mrs. J. P. Faw. 7 r 7 *
HORSECARS RELEGATED.
A Steam Motor to Afford -Better Trans-
port at ion Facilities.
SANTA CRUZ, Cat,., June 25— The East
Santa Cruz Street Railroad Company is to
discard the old out-of-date horsecars which
have been doing good service on the road
ever since its completion. At the terminal
points turntables are being built, and on
Front street a survey has been made and
the track will be moved ten feet west. New
ties and rails will also be used on this
street.
The new steam motor, the "William Ely,
which is to take the place of the horse
cars, arrived to-day from the Baldwin
Locomotive Works at Philadelphia. This is
a grand improvement on car service as the
route of travel is a very important one,
and when the mode of locomotion is ready
it will be a great convenience to the people
residing in East Santa Cruz. The road
extends from the lower plaze to Arena
Gulch, which is a mile and a half from
town.
The Catholic cemetery and Schuetzen
Park is in close proximity to this terminal
point. It also extends in another direc
tion, the line passing the suburbs of East
cliff and Seabright. terminating at Twin
Lakes, a summer resort on Monterey Bay
controlled by the State association of Bap-
tist churches of Northern and Central Cal
ifornia, where there are numerous cot
tages, a hotel, a beautiful chapel, bath
houses, etc. It is also near Santa
Maria del Mar, where the Catholic Ladies'
Society has a resort, and where the beau
tiful Hotel del Mar is located.
This service, with the fine electric-car
system, gives Santa Cruz people the best
facilities for traveling around the city and
suburbs.
GODDESS OF CLOVERDALE
Mrs. C. A. Thilo Chosen by
Ballot to Rule on the
Fourth.
Elaborate Preparations for the
Celebration In Sonoma's
Orange City.
CLOVERDALE, Cal., June 25.—"Sono
ma's Orange City" has made its choice
for Goddess of Liberty. Mrs. C. A. Thilo
carried away the honors which all have
coveted. After a good-natured and spirited
contest of five weeks' duration the voting
Mrs. C. A. Thilo, Chosen to Person
ate the "Goddess of "Liberty" for
the "Fourth of July Celebration at
Cloverdale.
closed last night amid great excitement
and enthusiasm. The crowd which gath
ered at the polling-place numbered well
into the hundreds.
At the close of the balloting the vote
stood for the four leading candidates:
Mrs. C. A. Thilo 1065, Miss Eva Shelford
971, Miss Bertie McCray 650, Miss Maud
Graham 384.
Mrs. Thilo is a charming blonde, of
queenly figure, pretty face and fascinating
ways. She is well suited for the place, and
all-Cloverdale is proud of the choice.
Arrangements for the Fourth of July
celebration are progressing rapidly. A
grand street pageant is to be a leading
feature of the day. The Goddess of Lib
erty will 'be enthroned on a magnificent
float. Other floats will carry "Columbia,"
represented 'by Miss Eva Shelford; "Jus
tice," by .Miss Bertie McCray, and "Cali
fornia," by Miss Lillie Ward. The ladies
have the decoration of the floats in charge.
. A grand barbecue at Prescott's Grove
will take place immediately after the street
parade. The literary exercises will con
sist of an oration by Hon. A. G. Burnett
of Santa Rosa. A local vocalist, Mrs. G.
W. Richmond, will sing the "Star-spangled
Banner," and a chorus of 150 children will
render "America" to the accompaniment
of the Cloverdale band. Colonel Edward
Hill of New York is to read the Declar-
ation of Independence. Rev. G. W. Rich
mond will be the chaplain of the day, F.
P. Connor president, and George E. Brush,
grand marshal. There- will be a tilting
tournament, tug-of-war and bicycle races
during the day, and elaborate fireworks in
the evening followed by a grand ball.
FRESXO'S GODDESS OF LIBERTY.
Miss Manley Wina After an < Exciting
Contest at the Foils.
' FRESNO, (ta., June 25.— contest for
Goddess of Liberty for the Fourth of July
celebration closed at 8 o'clock this even
ing. Two candidates, Miss Nora Manley
and Miss Dessie Hawkins, were far in the
lead,' and the rivalry between their friends
resulted in the casting of hundreds of
votes a few minutes before the polls closed.
A count of the votes showed Miss Manley
1483 in the lead. -
Petaluma'a Beauty Contest.
PETALUMA, Cal., June 25.— The con
test for . Goddess of Liberty is growing ex
citing. There is a long list of candidates.
The vote of the seven leaders, as reported
to-night is: Margaret Grant, 255; Annie
Schlake, 216; Mrs. F. A. Wickersham, 205;
Josephine Brown, 157; Martha Thompson,
123; Pearl Scudder, 120; Gussie Stader
man, 98. " ' '. •
Great preparations are being made for
the Fourth of July parade of the military,
civic societies and school . children, with
floats and chariots in line. There will be
bicycle and , horse racing,' dancing ■ and
picnicking in the afternoon, and fireworks
arid an illuminated bicycle parade in the
evening. - ' :
' Poisoned Pics for Burglars. '"■ .
TACOMA, Wash., June 25.— Owing to
the number of burglaries committed, re
cently in the residence ? portion of the city
and the ; failure of •. the police to catch the
criminals a number of ; families are now
setting out poisoned pies to catch burglars
who have shown an appetite for good
pastry.'.' " '-■" -"-rj.'-'-
THE SAX FRANCISCO CALL, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 1895.
URIAH'S PIOUS BANDIT
Deacon Oldham Held to
Answer for Robbing
a Stage.
HILTON ON THE STAND.
Every Detail of the Hold-Up
Graphically Described by
the Witness.
PLANNED BY THE PRISONER.
Strong Network of Evidence Con
necting: the Old Man With
the Crime.
UKIAH, Cal., June 25.— The sensation
of the day in the trial of j Deacon Oldham
for complicity in the robbery of the coast
stage was the confession of Hilton, Old
ham's accomplice, made on the witness
stand. Hilton told his story in a straight
forward way and the strenuous ' efforts of
the counsel for the defense failed to shake
his testimony.
On the day of the robbery, May 15,
Hilton went to the home of Oldham to
engage in making pickets. He and Old
ham spoke of the prevailing hard times,
and Oldham said the railroads owned the
country and were robbing the poor people.
He said he knew of a scheme by which he
could make about $5000; that a stage runs
over from Ukiah, by way of Anderson
Valley, and carried a good deal of money,""
and he wanted Hilton to think it over and
he would investigate the route.
"The proposition," said Hilton, "was
for both to go over by Booneville in a cart
and hold up the stage. At that time Old
ham lived in town, and it was hard for us
to get together. Oldham was to make a
trip to Booneville to . move over an outfit
for a blacksmith. I was to go along. The
stage leaving Booneville in the night was
to be robbed by me at that time. But the
nights being bright moonlight, and the
days long, this scheme was abandoned."
Hilton stated that the job was to be done
by himself alone. Oldham was to make up
the alibi and share half the money. The
witness said Oldham, a few weeks before,
had pointed out Jamison, the shotgun
messenger, in Ukiah, so that he would
know him should he see him on the stage.
On the day of the robbery he hid in the
brush and scrutinized the passengers in
the stage closely to see if Jamison was
aboard. Finding he was not in the stage
he took a short cut up the mountain,
headed the stage and got the boxes. Hil
ton said the driver, Russell, had already
thrown one box out before he said a word
to him. He secured $1019 05, retraced his
way back to Oldham's and gave Oldham
$500. Hilton corroborated all the testi
mony given by previous witnesses, even to
the minutest detail, from the planning of
the robbery up to the time of the examina
tion by the justice. On cross-examination
he said he was born in • San Bernardino
: County, but declined to state where his
father, mother or any of his folks are. .
Following Hilton, Sheriff Johnson took
the stand and identified a peculiarly
colored $20 piece found among the stolen
money and a portion of flour-sack in which
the money was wrapped when found in
Bandit Hilton's .possession. The express
boxes, the shotgun, the mask, the overalls,
the $20 piece, the flour-sack and two pairs
of shoes were offered in evidence by the
prosecution, until a goodly portion of the
alphabet was used in marking exhibits.
The express agent, J. S. Hart, also identi
fied the discolored $20.
. Alexander Burke, the Marshal who ac
companied the Sheriff in pursuit of the
robbers, first identified most of the exhibits
and then recounted the tracking of Hilton
and Oldham. One of the shoes offered as
an exhibit had a peculiar indentation
on . the sole, made by a break
in the leather, which left a distinct
mark whenever the track was visible.
Burke bad followed this track through the
mountains until it led to Oldham's camp,
seven or eight miles north. There he
found Oldham and Hilton, whom Oldham
called Wilcox. , Burke produced the small
bits that were cutout of the large piece of
cloth used by the robber for a mask. These,
he testified, were found in Oldham's camp.
The mask proved to be made from a navy
blue flannel shirt, and the sleeves that
were cut out were also found in the same
camp and were used as stockings by Hil
ton.
On cross-examination, the defense tried
in vain to break down the testimony of Mr.
Burke. jv77, • 7
Robert Irvine, a 17-year-old boy who
stops at the Stanford home in the moun
tains, told of having seen Hilton near the
scene of the robbery. •,7 ;
At the conclusion of the taking of testi
mony the defense asked that the court dis
miss the defendant on the ground of
insufficient evidence to convict. Justice
Critchfield overruled the motion and held
Oldham to answer under $1000 bonds.
Prominent members of the Baptist
church were put on the stand as character
witnesses for the purpose of reducing the
amount of bail, and many more members
of the church of which Oldham is deacon
and in which he has passed the collection
plate so long could be seen in the thronged
courtroom during the examination. Mrs.
Oldham stood bravely by her husband in
his trouble, notwithstanding that every
thing seemed to be against him.
HEAVY YIELD OF CROPS.
Farmers Diacuss the urination of a
Bean Combine.
SANTA BARBARA, Cal., June 25.—
Reports from the surrounding country
state that late barley and hay are <in un
usually promising condition. The bean
crop in the great fields extending . from
Carpentaria to Ventura, the chief Lima
bean producer of the world, indicates a
heavy yield. Apropos to the occasion the
farmers are seriously discussing the pro
ject of forming a combine to keep up bean
prices, an undertaking they might easily
compass as they control the situation.
In the west of town, on a portion of the
Hope ranch, cut worms, which : have been
devastating the great mustard-fields around
Lompoc, are doing serious damage; having
already destroyed v thirty acres of mustard.
Preparing for Viaalla'a Jtarbecue.
VISALIA, Cal., June 25.— This morning
ground was broken for a pit in which the
meat for the big Fourth of July barbecua
will be prepared. The [ pit wilL be almost
in the same spot it was a year ago. • Long
tables will be spread under the large trees
at the edge .of the sidewalks oh Acequia
street, between Court and ':? Locust. This
year the pit will be twice as large as a year
ago, and there will be much more table
room provided. | Liberal contributions 'of
fatted stock have been, made. 7: 4.7.i
Petaluma Labor Exchange.
r_j.__uniA, Cai-., June ' 25.— A branch
Labor Exchange was organized here to
night. A charter has been granted and
will arrive next week. Numerous mer
chants have pledged themselyes to accept
"labor checks." An exchange store will
soon open. ;: " \'--".'- ■'<"■>' : ;-7v*i77
Sues for Damages.
SEATTLE. Wash., June 25.— Elizabeth
M. Frazer, wife of Harry Frazer, who was
shot and killed .by Paul" E. Page, in April
last, and who was tried and acquitted of
the crime last night; this afternoon began
a suit in the Superior Court for .? 25,000
damages. ....- ;_'■ "••';/•';^V7-" ; ;
THE ELECTION COMMISSION
Mayor Sutro Besieged, by Applicants for
the Places After He Has Readied
a Decision. .'
Local politicians have been greatly in
terested in the appointment of the Elec
tion Commission. Mayor Sutro has de
clared that his personal interest in the
appointments went only so far as to insure
the choice of good men. The politicians;
however, have not been able to move the
executive of the municipality to any
great extent.
"I will appoint the Election Commis
sioners on Monday at noon," said Mr. Su
tro last night.
That was all he would say. To every
other question he would reply: "I don't
like to speak of that now."
This was his answer to the question as to
who he was going to appoint. He answered
the same way when asked whether it was
true that certain influences had been
brought to bear against Mr. Phelan.
Though Mr. Sutro was evasive, some of
those close to him were not. 7
It is said that Mr. Sutro has decided
definitely upon the personnel of the Com
mission. The men whom report has slated
for the places are: Messrs. Denman and
Phelan, Democrats, and Messrs Castle and
Foster, Republicans.
This announcement will cause consid
erable disappointment in certain quarters.
Jeremiah Lynch, Gavin McNab, Clitus
Barker and other reformers were being
urged. The places, however, are apparently <
not for them.
The only active opposition to any candi
date seems to have been in the case of
James D. Phelan. A number of gentle
men claim that Mayor Sutro has Jet them
know that Mr. Phelan's appointment was
decided upon in spite of the opposition.
A BULLET IN HIS HEAD.
Charles Meyer Attempts to Commit
Suicide in Cypress Lawn
Cemetery.
Charles Meyer, a furniture polisher, liv
ing at 775 Bryant street, went out to Cy
press Lawn Cemetery last evening, and
after wandering around for two or three
hours decided that life was not worth the
living. He sat down on one of the seats,
placed a revolver to his right ear and fired.
Superintendent "W. J. Blain heard the
shot and found Meyer with a gaping
wound in the right side of his head. He
was not unconscious, but he declined to
say why he had attempted to take his life.
Superintendent Blain rang up the Six
teenth-street police station and asked that
the patrol wagon be sent to Thirtieth
street and San Jose avenue. He placed
Meyer on an electric car and accompanied
him to Thirtietn street, where the patrol
wagon was waiting.
Meyer was taken to the dity and County
Hospital in the wagon, where he promptly
received medical attention. The doctors
could not say whether or not -he would re
cover. He is a native Qt Germany, 48 years
of age and unmarried.* '»■.• w ?.\. •.^-
ISLE OF MONTE CRISTO
A Great Resort Similar to
Coney Island to Be
Established.
John McNear and the Golden Gate
Excursion Company In the
Scheme.
The Golden Gate Excursion Company,
in connection with John A. McNear, the
Petaluma millionaire, has perfected plans
for the development of a Pacific Coast
Coney Island. t
The site selected for the resort is the old
McNear landing on San Pablo Bay, an
hour and a quarter's ride from San Fran
cisco by water. The beach line -is. four
miles in length, and the .several j hundred
acres included in the property comprise all
the essential and diversified elements of a
model resort. There are wooded slopes,
glens,, sylvan retreats, an abundance of
spring water piped to the grounds, fishing,
hunting, and spots suitable for. dancing
platforms, bandstands and bicycle-tracks.
It is the purpose of the promoters of the
scheme to establish a resort which shall be
like Coney Island. The McNear landing
has always been considered the proper and
natural terminus of the San Francisco and
North Pacific Railway, but it is a matter
of history that Peter Donahue; the original
owner and builder of the line, having had
trouble with those in control of the land
at the time the line was building, pre
ferred ; to spend a million' dollars in the
construction of tunnels rather than enter
into a compromise in the matter of rights
of way. To that personal difference Tibu
ron owes its existence. : 77 7
Mr. McNear has spent thousands of dol
lars in the improvement of the property,
and he is heartily interested in' the present
enterprise. He will meet the company
which has undertaken the development of
the resort half way, and stand his share
of the expense, building wharves, boule
vards, booths, racetracks, etc.
A shell road is to be constructed along
the shore, connecting with the driveway
leading to San Rafael. There is also to be
a rail connection "between the resort and
San Rafael, so that persons can havo the
choice of two routes— by boat direct, or by
boat and rail via San : Rafael. The place
will be called Monte Cristo.
STRADLEY IS INDIGNANT.
The Immigration Commissioner Saya
the Steamship Officials Often
y.. „ Deceive Him.
Immigration Commissioner W. L. Strad
ley is likely to lock horns with the several
steamship companies at : any time for
violating the United States ;- laws relative
to the carrying of immigrants.
A Yesterday he learned that several of the
immigrants, who recently ' arrived '. from
Panama on the City of Sydney, have been
coached by the, steamship officers as what
they should answer when questioned by
the Commissioner of Immigration; j Two
were almost without 7 means - and ' they
told to borrow $30 or $50 until they had
passed muster before the -United States
officer. Mr. ; Stradley jis very indignant
that the steamship officers should conspire
to cheat the Government, and says if he
can secure proof of their guilt he will have
them arrested.
"When the Coptic arrived recently Mr.
Stradley found that one -of the .lao immi
grants had not been properly listed* and he
fined the Occidental and Oriental Steam
ship Company $10. ; 7' • - -- - :
IJOn the last trip of " the 7 Colon from
Panama four immigrants had not been
listed and the Pacific mail '" was fined $40.
In that instance Mr. Stradley t found '■ that
the purser had misrepresented the .facts to
him by : asserting * that*" the "* passengers in
questions were not immigrants. ■'•• •-;
CAPITAL CITY NEWS
Emma Dolan Attempts
' Suicide by Taking
Poison.
ESCAPE OF LULU WIRT.
The Wild Girl Makes Another
Successful Dash for
Liberty. .
'•■-'•■••"
RATES 7ON CRUSHED ROCK.
Favorable Agreement Submitted to
the Bureau of Highways by
the Railroads.
SACRAMENTO, Cal., June 26— Emma
Dolan attempted to commit suicide at 1
o'clock this morning by swallowing the
contents of a bottle of carbolic acid in her
apartments in the Manhattan House in
this city.
Mrs. Dolan was seated in ■ the
room with her husband chatting gayly
when she suddenly picked up the
vial of poison, said "Here goes," and
swallowed a portion of its contents. Doian
sprang toward her and struck the bottle
from her hand. The acid ran over- her
chin, neck and bosom, burning it in a
frightful manner.
As soon as possible the services of a
physician were procured, and everything
possible is being done for the unfortunate
woman. It seems that she is actuated by
suicide mania, as '-a few months ago she
attempted to put an ; end to herself by
slashing her wrists . with a razor, but de
feated her object by screaming at the
sight of blood, the cries bringing assist
ance in time to save her life. •'
ESCAPE OF THE WILD GIRL.
Lulu Wirt Dashes for Liberty While Be
ing Taken to an Asylum.
SACRAMENTO, Cal., June 25.— Lulu
Wirt, who, after attempting suicide several
weeks ago by shooting. herselt with a pis
tol, escaped from the County Hospital and
wandered for two w eeks in the thickets
and ravines of El Dorado-County before
she was captured and returned to the keep
ing of her mother, has again escaped.
Mrs. Wirt brought Lulu to Sacramento
to-day, and purchased two tickets for
Salem, Or., intending to place her in the
asylum in that city. Having accepted a
position in Salem she desired to have her
daughter near her. As she went up the
steps of the sleeping-car at the depot
to-night Lulu, who was following her
mother, sprang from the platform of the
car and ran rapidly in the direction of the
railroad shops, disappearing in the dark
ness among the huge piles of iron and the
dilapidated ears that fill the sidings.
Mrs. Wirt is distracted at the loss of her
daughter, and fears greatly that should
the searchers pursue the girl too closely
she will spring into the • river and end
her life. She says Lulu . portrays mortal
fear at the approach of a stranger
or -" any ! number of persons, ' and ; will
attempt .. ' any method of escaping.
7 The entire force of Southern Pacific yard
men has been notified of the girl's escape
and is engaged in searching the yards for
her, but as she is robed entirely in black,
and will run from a light, there is but
little probability that she will be captured
to-night. Her mother has concluded that
it will not be best to make a further at
tempt to convey her to Oregon, but will
place her in the Stockton asylum as soon
as captured.
ROCK-CRUSHIXG PLAXTS.
They Are Soon to Be Established by the
Bureau of Highways.
SACRAMENTO, Cal., June 25.—
though the Governor has not yet been
consulted . regarding freight rates on
crushed rock, the members of tne Bureau
of Highways say they are certain they will
be approved and that the establishment of
rock crushing plants will take place as soon
as arrangements can be made.-
These rates, which the members of the
board refuse to* make public out of
courtesy to the Governor, are said by all to
be lower than they had any reason to , ex
pect. The honor of having procured these
figures is largely attributed to General
Ray Stone, who • personally saw C. P.
Huntington in regard to the matter. "7 :
The board has about decided that as soon
as operations are commenced to divide the
State into three large road districts, under
the supervision of different members.
Marsdeu Manson will probably have the
northern district, Irvine the central and
Maude the southern. ■ :'w,*'7
FRUIT. FOR LONDOX. |
bhipmenta to Be Made Direct From
Sacramento.
■'. SACRAMENTO, cal., June 25.— g. H.
Appel, agent for the California Transporta
tion Company, said to-day that the com
pany was perfecting arrangements to be
gin shipping fresh fruit from here to Lon
don about July 1. Reports from London,
he says, 'are favorable to the enterprise
and the prospect is excellent for good
prices.
' ' Shipments up to date this season are
hardly one-third those :of last year. The
crops arc light, as well as late, and canners
and home dealers ' are out among the
orchards buying freely. If the growers do
not make big sales this season they are
at least sure to get good prices.
Pursuit of a Burglar. 7
SACRAMENTO, Cal., June 26.— burg
lar effected an entrance into a building
occupied by some Japanese women on L
street to-night, and while looting the
sleeping apartments in the upper
story was . discovered ' by r one of
the occupants of . the dwelling. She
immediately blew a whistle and attracted
the attention of Officers Hayes and Fisher.
On the arrival of the latter the burglar
sprang out of a side window .onto .the ad
joining roof and fled over the housetops.' In
springing from one building to the other he
missed his footing, and fell a distance of
thirty feet into a back yard, but | managed
to effect hia escape. He carried away a
small amoont of jewelry and a pair of new"
shoes; leaving bis own dilapidated , foot
wear behind. : c - v.. '
Fell Under the Wheels.
; SACRAMENTO, Cal., June ,'■ > 25.— A
young s man walked into the "Southern ■
Pacific passenger depot early this morning
with his left "; arm hanging to his shoulder
by a shred of flesh. He explained that he
was stealing a ride on the brakebcam of
the Oregon express, and when; the train
got within a ■ few blocks of the depot , he
slipped and fell, the wheels passing over his
arm below the shoulder. 7' -. ' '
X" The young man was taken to the County
Hospital, where the arm. was cut off. :He
said that his name was J. B. Jacobs, and
that his parents lived on a farm near
Corvallis, Or. He was seized with a desire
to seethe world, and took the brakebeam
method, owing to lack of funds.
RELICS OF EARLY DAYS.
They Were Discovered in the Ruins of
the Old City ' Hall
' Yesterday.
In the tearing down of the old City Hall
those engaged in the work are making
many curious finds. In fact a certain por
tion of young San Francisco is now yield
ing up some of its relics to the modern
residents of what was once the thriving
hamlet of Yerba Buena, afterward known
as San Francisco. • r V'^
. All of the discoveries are reminiscent
that is, all the discoveries that are above
the ordinary of early days. On "Monday
afternoon Joe Gumper, one of the men
engaged in the work, discovered a
withered human hand and a pair of
feet cut off at the ankle. The feet
were lost in a tumble of rubbish, but he re
tained the hand. An investigation yester
day showed that the hand was not as an
cient as it was supposed to be, but had
evidently been a relic lost by some medical
student when the Receiving Hospital was
in the corner of the old building, and stu
dents from the Toland Medical College
gathered there. He had probably taken
the feet and hands of a subject there in a
bundle and overlooked them. . An exami
nation of the preserved hand showed that
it had been through a medical process.
As to the other finds which have Deen
made, the best made so far was by a laborer
named Armstrong, who, yesterday, dis
covered a $60 slug among the debris. It
was a new coin to him, but he realized that
it was gold, and refused all offers for it
until he learned from a neighboring broker
what it was worth. He sold it for $55.
Another rind, though not so valuable,
was made in the afternoon. It was a
check for $7 drawn on the Adams Ex
press Company. The finder took the
check to Patrick McDonough's saloon on
the comer of Clay and Kearnv streets, and
the latter purchased it as a memento of
early days for half the face value of the
paper. -:777-
SUPERVISORS' CONVENTION
Many County Officers to Meet
in San Francisco Next
Month.
The Object Is to Secure Funds for a
California Exhibit at
Atlanta.
There is hardly a doubt now but what
California will send a splendid exhibit to
the Atlanta ((la.) International Exposi
tion that will be held during the coming
fall. The first and only move in this direc
tion was made by the California State
Board of Trade. For a time" it looked as
though the project would fall through for
want of money, as the State had no fund
for such a purpose and the last Legislature
failed to make an appropriation.
After various ideas had been suggested
Secretary Filcher hit upon a plan that met
with the favor of the members of the
Board of Trade. Under the law the Su
pervisors are empowered to appropriate
money for the promotion of immigration
and the publication of literature calling
attention to the advantages of the special
localities advertised. " With this in mind
Colonel Irish offered a resolution —
That the State Board- of Trade petition the
Governor of -California to call a State conven
tion of County Supervisors to . meet in San
Francisco at some date In the near future for
the purpose of considering the advisability of
making an exhibit of California's productions
at' the said Atlanta Exposition, under the
auspices of the State Board of Trade, and of
pledging sufficient funds for their respective
counties to pay the extra expense which will
necessarily be incurred in making said exhibit.
And, further, that it is the sense of this body
that the County Supervisors should consider
the question of raising funds to maintain the
State Board of Horticulture until the meet
ing of the next Legislature.
In response to this Governor Budd yes
terday sent a telephone • message to
Secretary Filcher stating that he would
call a convention of all the Supervisors in
the State, and asked Mr. Filcher to set the
time and place. The secretary suggested
July 8 and at once secured the Chamber of
Commerce ■ for the convention and Mr*.
Filcher also made arrangements for re
duced rates by railroad for the visiting
Supervisors.
He further obtained from a number of
hotel men special rates for the delegates to
the convention. He hopes that the County
Supervisors will become enthusiastic, and
by each county contributing a few hun
dred dollars will soon create a fund for a
fine display, and also be the means of as
sisting the Board of Horticulture, so that
its support will not fall so heavily upon
the Commissioners, who have already con
tributed enough for the present year's ex
penses. ,
A TAILOR IN DISTRESS.
The Store of M. Seller Closed by the
Sheriff on Behalf of Creditors.
M. Seller, a manufacturing tailor, at 102
Stockton street, was attached for the sum
of $10,097 50 yesterday afternoon and a
deputy sheriff 7 was put in charge of the
store. Suit was brought in the name of
Louis Goldstone, who represents the ma
jority' of Seller's local creditors, the
heaviest of whom are Stein, Simon A Co. ;
Murphy, Grant & Co., and Mrs. Seller,
wife of the tailor.
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