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IN WILLIAM'S DOMAIN
Social Berlin Enlivened
by the Royal Opera
TOUR OF SWITZERLAND.
People Flock to See the Crown
Prince and His Brother
KIEL CANAL IS IN DI6FAVOR.
Shunned Even by German Ship
owners Because of Its Inferior
BERLIN", Germany, Aug. 4.-Tbe pre
vailing dullness of Berlin, especially in
social circles, received a passing enlivener
on Thursday, when the new Royal Opera
and Thiergarten, formerly Kroll's Opera
house, was opened with a splendid pro
duction of Nlcolai'a "Merry Wives of
"Windsor." The Emperor and his entire
. military household, in resplendent uni
forms, were present and occupied the grand
imperial box, which faces the stage. The
box was draped with crimson brocaded
silk, with heavy gold ornaments. The
etyle of decoration was that of the Herron
sheimsee castle of Louis II in Bavaria.
The auditorium was scented with lilac eau
de colopne. All of the fashionable people
remaining in Berlin were in attendance,
but most of the society people are at the
spas or the seaside. All of the prominent
persons in the American colony were also
present. They were headed by Secretary
J. B. Jackson, charge d'affaires in the ab
sence of Embassador llunyon.
The Swiss tour of the Crown Prince and
his brother. Prince Eitsl Frederick, was
extended to several points in the south of
Germany, all of the ancient seats of
theHohenzollern's being especially visited.
The young princes traveled incognito, but
this was not rigidly observed and the
public flocked to see them upon every oc
casion that afforded a chance. This was
particularly true of the female portion of
the public whose especial object of adora
tion was young Prince Eitel Frederick,
who is a general favorite. He is a merry,
roguish young fellow, and is taller and
broader than his brother, who is some
what prematurely sedate. The women de
plored that Eitel's beautiful golden locks
had been shorn, which had been done
in accordance with the strict military
training which forms a most important
part of the Prussian system of educating
The public eagerly read such personal
mention of the princes as was allowed to
appear in the press, even to the descrip
tions of their daily meals and drinks.
From these articles it seems that the
favorite dish of the youngsters is mashed
potatoes and pork cutlets. Their mother,
the Empress, acts as the guardian of their
Btomachs, and has their daily menu sent
to her for inspection. Their breakfast
usually consists of coffee, cold meat and
eggs, and their luncheon of old cold meat,
fruits and white wine diluted with seltzer.
For dinner or supper they are served with
steaks or chops, potatoes and fruits.
Dr. Schweininger has returned from his
excursion to the north. He paid a visit to
Prince Bismarck at Friedrichsruhe and re
ports that the ez-Chancellor had so well
stood the exertions incident to his birth
day fetes, etc., thanks to good care and his
quiet home life, that he (Schweininger)
does not advise an exchange of his retire
ment in the Sachenwald for the bustle and
discomiort of a visit to Kissengen or
Gastein. Nevertheless, Dr. Schweininger
informed the Prince that he would not
allow him to have any more receptions,
hoping that complete rest will fortify him
against the exactions of the winter.
Among the latest stories of Bismarck
worship is that of the rebuff given to Dr.
Hermes, Freissinige member of the Reich
stag, by Chief Ranger Muller, who is in
charge, of the royal hunts at Viensig.
Hermes, who is on the record as having
voted against President von Levetow's
proposals that the Reichstag officially
congratulate Prince Bismarck on his
birthday, wrote to Muller for permission to
shoot wild ducks on the Viensig lands.
Sluller, who is an intense admirer of
Prince Bismarck, replied to the applica
tion in these words :
"You helped in the Reichstag to with
hold the honor proposed to be shown by
that body to Prince Bismarck. Go and
shoot your ducks with his enemies else
where. You will shoot none here."
The United Press correspo dent in
Munich learns that the relations between
the Russian and Bavarian courts are much
warmer and closer than the relations ex
isting between the Bavarian and Prussian
courts. A Bavarian statesman, in conver-
Bation with the correspondent yesterday,
"Although the Czar and the Kaiser are
personally very good friends, their politi
cal relations are merely polite. Emperor
Nicholas II is not the man to enforce his
personal wishes against the opposition of
the bureaucrats, who are bound together by
traditions and political relations. Tbe
pro-German influence, which it was hoped
would grow through the Czarina, a Hes
sian Princess, has not yet manifested
itself, and the feeling prevails that by the
time her Majesty is ready to assert herself
she will have become so Russianized by
the influence of the orthodox priesthood
and others that she will not feel inclined
to run counter to tbe sentiment of the St.
■ In spite of the denunciations of the Vos
sische Zeitung and other Journals of the
English boycotting of the Kaiser Wilhelrn
canal, the German ship-owners are in
clined to take sldes» with the English
owners and join in the general dissatisfac
tion, holding that the tariffs are exorbi
tant. Moreover, the German ship-owners
are grumbling at the management of the
canal, which they declare is not conducted
upon commercial or practical principles,
everything being bound up in red tape.
The Post comes out as a champion of the
shippers and in an article on the subject
declares that the inefficiency of the man
agement is aggravated by the discourtesy
of the pilots and subordinate officials.
Many captains, the Post declares, have
avoided the canal after their first ex
perience in its passage, preferring the
risks involved in the passage around the
£kaw. The Post contends that the limited
use of the new waterway by shippers
proves the truth of its charges, and appeals
to the Government to remedy the matter
by the application of practical and equit
able principles in the management of the
The Rjissian Government is about to cub
sidize a new depot at Hamburg for Rus
sian products suitable for exportation,
especially to the United States. These
products will include cotton and woolen
fabrics, brandy, glue, preserves, porcelain,
The Landwirthschaft Milcb Zeitung, in
a leading article on the importation of
American meat, declares that it is vastly
more important to keep an eye upon
tinned meats than upon live cattle.
If, the paper says, we would trace the
origin of the tinned and packed beef sent
out from Chicago we should find that the
packers buy the most inferior quality,
such as it is not right to have sold in
The official Berlin correspondent an
nounces that American pork, ham and sau
sage imported into Germany must hence
forth be stamped and microscopically ex
amined, besides undergoing the regular
The Metz garrison will celebrate the an
niversity of the battles fought in that vicin
ity in the Franco-Prussian war by solemn
field services on August 18, held on the
Metz battlefield. This ceremony will be
followed by the decoration of the graves of
the fallen Prussian soldiers, accompanied
by the beating of the tattoo, and in the
evening the heights around Metz will be
Among the Americans who have arrived
In Berlin during the past week are Lieuten
ant Averill, of the Seventh United States
Cavalry ; Lieutenant Richardson, of the
Twentieth United States Infantrv; W.
Just of Philadelphia, and J. M. Savage,
United States Consul at Dundee, Scotland.
The diamond cutters of Hanau, in Hesse-
Nassau, have gone on a strike to enforce
a demand for an increase of 10 per cent in
their wages. .
THE SILVER DEMOCRATS.
Preparations for the Conference to Be
Held in Washington.
MEMPHIS, TEX*., Aug. 4.-The com
mittee of arrangements for the conference
of silver Democrats to be held at Washing
ton on the 14th inst. had a session to-day,
and shortly after adjournment Senator
Harris left for the National capital to per
fect the arragements in that city. The
committee announces that Senators from
nine States have signified their intention
of attending the conference, and Congress
men from sixteen States will also be pres
ent. In addition to these leadeis of silver
Democrats there will be other gentlemen
from the States, and in all thirty-one
different States will be represented at the
Senator Harris, being asked concerning
the conference, said that it would un
doubtedly be a representative conference
of silver Democrats and its action would
be of the greatest importance. It is not of
course to be in any sense a convention, but
a mere assemblage of representative silver
Democrats, but it will be confined to those
who have been especially invited to attend.
It is desired that the silver Democrats in
every State will see that there is a fair rep
resentation sent from their respective States
and Bnch representatives are expected to
attend whether specially invited or not. It
is incumbent upon silver Democrats to see
that this is attended to.
VERY YOUNG BURGLARS
Two Little Girls Broke Into
Stores and Secured
Their Home Raided by Denver
Police and the Mother Taken
as a "Fence."
DENVER, Colo., Aug. 4.— Helen Peter
sen, 7 years of age, and her sister Mamie,
11 years old, were arrested here to-day on
the charge of burglary. Their mother,
Kate Petersen, is held for receiving stolen
About midnight on Saturday the chil
dren left their house thoroughly equipped
for their criminal mission. Before they
entered the millinery store of Miss Kitty
Dunphy, 633 Sixteenth street, which they
looted, they were forced to progress through
a long, dark alley, strewn with old dry
goods cases and other litter. They then,
in a professional manner, hoisted a large
transom and slipped into the store. They
carried several gunny-sacks, which they
filled in the basement with hats, ribbons
and laces, amounting in value to $60.
To allow their escape with the plunder,
they forced open a large iron grating with
improvised implements faund in the store.
When their home was searched over $500
worth of goods was recovered and taken to
The mother denies any connection with
A BOOM FOR WHITS EY.
Regarded as a Presidential Possibility of
the first Magnitude.
NEW YORK, N. Y., Aug. s.— The Her
In the opinion of many Democrats a
formidable movement is likely to shape in
a short time in favor of the nomination of
William C. Whitney for the Presidency in
1896. At this moment the eye of nearly
every aspirant for the White House is
turned toward Mr. Whitney.
There is more than one substantial reason
in the possession of the Herald why Mr.
Whitney may be regarded as a Presiden
tial possibility of tne first magnitude. Mr.
Whitney is at Bar Harbor, Mr. Cleveland
is at Gray Gables. Mutual friends of the
two have been at both places, and have
talked to the two men. Secretary of War
Lamont has been one of these. Mr. Cleve
land thinks no man would be so strong as
ALL CAUSED BY A COW.
A. Living Obstruction Wrecked a Train
and Caused Death.
PHOSNIXVILLE, Pa., Aug. 4.— The
passenger train on the Pickering Valley
Railroad, due here at 8:40 o'clock, ran into
a cow a short distance from Pemberton,
three miles from here, to-night. The en
gine le-ft the track, several cars following
it over a steep embankment. The engineer,
Joseph Grow of Phoenixville, was instantly
killed, and the fireman dangerously hurt,
while half a dozen passengers were per
haps fatally injured. They were members
of the Balvation Army from here, return
ing from Fegieys Grove, where a meeting
was held to-day. The wreck occurred near
the spot where so many members of the
Pennypacker family were killed in a wreck
some years ago.
Fire in a Sllter Mine.
DENVER, Colo., Aug. 4.— The fire at
the silver mine, owned by J. C. Dexter, in
Leadville has not been extinguished,
though it has been confined closelv to that
mine. Fortunately, so far as learned, no
one was injured by the explosion of 200
pounds of giant powder late Saturday
night. The Forepaugh and adjoining
property are not in danger. The fire will
cause a damage of about $15,000.
Homicidal and Suicidal Mania-
BALTIMORE, Md., Aug. 4.— Frederick
A. Degroot fired a revolver with murderous
intent at his wife, Mrs. Katie Degroot, at
their home, 3007 O'Donneli street, this
morning, and, failing in his purpose,
turned the weapon against himself with
fatal effect. The cause of the act is not
known, but from his actions for the last
week it is believed that he was seized with
homicidal and suicidal mania.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 1895.
FOUGHT THE SPANISH
Battles of Cuban Rebels
in the Struggle for
LAST TWO ENGAGEMENTS
Before That, However, the
Insurgents Took a
SIX SPIES WERE EXECUTED.
Reports That General Campos Was
Wounded While Retreating
SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba, Aug.
4.— The Government column under the
command of Colonel Seguarez returned to
Guantanamo on the second instant after
having defeated the insurgents under Jose
Maceo near Loma dc la Galieta. The
rebels lost ten killed and seventy wounded
and five taken prisoners.
Adetatchment of Government troops, on
July 24, had an engagement with the in-
THROWING UP THE GRADE OF TAYLOR STREET, SIOOKTON, FOR THE VALLEY ROAD.
[From a photograph.]
surgents under Matias Voga at Miser
cordia, near Mayari, in which two of the
rebels were killed.
KEY WEST, Fla., Aug. 4.— A letter
from Santiago de Cuba, under date of July
24, says: In this district of Cuba, after
some days of quiet, the insurgents are
again beginning to make themselves, felt.
Another engagement has taken place at
Baire, the town where the first insurgents
gathered at the beginning of the present
revolution. The place was garrisoned by
a lieutenant and sixty soldiers.
On July 20 a detachment of 2000 rebels,
under the leadership of Rabi, appeared
there and demanded that the guards sur
render, whereupon the single officer with
his sixty troops entrenched themselves in
a church and kept the rebels at bay for a
day and a half. At the end of that time,
however, the lieutenant surrendered with
The rebels, after disarming the surrend
ered soldiers, let them go free but held the
officer prisoner. Then they hanged five or
six persons as spies and left Baire.
The rebel leader Rabi mentioned above
is the Eame who the Spaniards said was
killed in the battle with Captain-General
Campos between Manzanillo and Bayamo
over a week ago. In regard to that affair
nothing authorativeis as yet known. Com
munication between Bayamo and Menzan
illo seems to be entirely cut off and every
body here is eagerly awaiting news of the
The writer of this letter saw this morn
ing a letter from Bayamo saying that dur
ing the engagement Captain-General
Campos had the heel blown off his right
shoe and his cane broken by a bullet from
the enemy, and that before he arrived at
Bayamo he became so exhausted from
walking that some of his attendants had to
make a litter for him and carry him into
town on it.
Great excitement prevails among Cuban
sngar-planters and cattle-dealers on ac
count of a proclamation issued by Maximo
Gomez on July 1. In it he forbids cattle
dealers to take catile into the cities under
penalty of death, and also forbids the
grinding of sugar cane, declaring that he
will destroy the sugar cane and apparatus
and burn the buildings of tbose who con
tinue working, and that they will be
considered as traitors.
ROBBEO BY BRAKEMEN.
While Stealing a Ride a Michigan Youth
Was Boldly Held Up.
LANSING, Mich., Aug. 4.— Friday night
George King, a young man 20 years of age,
came to the home of Agent Townsend of
the Detroit, Lansing and Northern Rail
road in this city, and told a sensational
story about being held up and robbed by
two brakemen on the through freight com
ing east from lonia. King said he lived at
Battle Creek. He had been fishing up
north and was stealing a ride home
on the freight tram. Between lonia
and Lansing he was discovered and
held up by Brakeman Smith, Beech and
Coyne of Detroit, who shoved revolvers
under his nose, on top of one of the cars,
and then robbed him of tr.e small amount
of money he had. They also took his
satchel and everything of value he had on
his person. Townsend took the ycung man
to lonia yesterday and Assistant Superin
tendent Malone brought in the men, whom
King accused of robbing him. He identi
fied them and they were searched, and the
stolen articles found on their persons.
They' were immediately arrested on the
charge of highway robbery.
CAPSIZED BY A SQUALL.
Two Occupants of a Boat Drowned and
BROOKLYN, N. Y., Aug 4.— The sloop
yacht Ella S., of the Excelsior boat club,
started out this evening for a sail in Ja
maica Bay with a party of five on board.
They were John Strand, his sons, John
Strand, Jr., George Strand and Andrew
Strand, and Arthur Hemmingway.
Shortly before 3 o'clock, when off the
foot of Ninety-third street, a squall which
preceded a heavy shower struck the little
craft, capsizing it. In a moment all the
occupants of tile boat were floundering in
the water, but the elder Strand and his
sons Andrew and George managed to cling
to tbe overturned sloop. Young John
Strand and Hemmingwar, however, drift
ed away with the Btrong current and were
The steam launch Edwin A. Powers res
cued the three men who clung to the
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.
A Wandering Family Took Shelter Under
a Tree and Met Disaster-
ALTOONA, Pa., Aug. 4. —During a
heavy thunder storm this after»oon a
large barn belonging to David Bell, on the
outskirts of the city, was struck by light
ning and burned, together with its con
About the same time a wandering family
from Williamsport, Pa., sought Bhelter
under a tree near Duncansville. The tree
was struck and one of the family, a young
man named John H. Miller, killed. The
mother, Mrs. Miller, was bo badly burned
by the electric fluid that it is thought she
Two other members of the family, a boy
and a girl, were severely shocked.
MISS WILLIAMS ALIVE.
An Alleged Victim of Holmes Said to Be
Living in Memphis,
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 4. — Minnie
Williams, one of Holmes' aopposed vic
tims, is said to be in this city, and the dec
laration is made by one who claims to have
seen, conversed with, and heard a partial
admission of her identity from the
woman's^ own lips. The party who makes
the assertion is a Little Rock resident who
makes frequent trips to and is well ac
quainted in Memphis.
One of the parties to whom he gave this
information, and who will assist in the
development of the case, came over from
Little Rock to-day to look after some es-
sential details. He was not advised as to
the location of the woman, the acquaint
ance keeping this .secret until the receipt
of a photograph of Minnie William?,
which is expected to-morrow. Fortified
with this the Little Rock agents will come
at once to Memphis, call upon the suspect
and clear up the mystery as they antici
pate. It is evident that the description is
BURNED BY HER BROTHER
Two-Year-Old Agnes Krimp
lopski Met With a Fright
The Child's Clothing Set on Fire by
a Match Thrown by a Little
OMAHA, Nebr., Aug. 4.— Little two
year-old Agnes Krimplopski, the daughter
of Herman Krimplopski, a laborer of Sec
ond and Walnut streets, met with a fright
ful death this afternoon.
While the mother was attending to some
work in the back yard she left her two
children playing on the floor in the front
room of the house. A four-year-old son
took a match from a table, and, lighting
it, threw it at his little sister.
Little Agnes' clothing was set afire, and
before the mother was attracted to the
house by the screams of the burning child
its entire body was a mass of flames.
The mother, in tearing the clothing from
her body, was severely burned also. Dr.
Paul Grossman was called, and for several
hours worked to save the little sufferer's
life, but without avail.
RAN AWAY FROM THE RING.
Pugilist mint Was Afraid to Meet Con
CHICAGO, 111., Aug. mill be
tween Con Doyle and Arthur Flint, that
has been attracting so much attention
among the sporting people, was a miser
able fiasco. Flint, after being almost
dragged into the ring, showed the white
feather and sneaked out, leaving the
locality by a country road and not taking
his regular clothing from the building.
The mill was to have taken place last
night, and 300 sports took a Grand Trunk
train to a small suburban station called
Mount Olivet, twenty-five miles from this
city. When time was called there was a
row raised by the St. Louis man's
friends, who urged a new stakeholder. This
was used as a pretense for getting out of
tbe right, and Flint mad-j a hurried exit
across lots to shelter two miles from the
scene. Flints own backers were ashamed
of him, and he will never be able to make
another match in Chicago or vicinity.
CHARLES DUNLAP DEAD.
Injuries Received in an Accident at Chi-
cago Ended Ilia Life.
CHICAGO, 111, Aug. 4.— Charles Dun
lap, general superintendent of the Chicago,
Rock Island and Pacific railroad, died at
2:15 o'clock this morning at his residence,
No. 6520 Ross avenue, of injuries which he
received at the Chutes last Thursday
Mr. Dunlap was 48 years old, and was
one of the best known railroad men m
And the Reporter Went.
ISHPEMING, Mich., Aug. 4.-Fred H.
Britton, staff correspondent of tbe Detroit
Evening News, was compelled by 500 ex
cit«d miners to leave the city late last
night. Britton is accused of getting a
couple of striking miners intoxicated and
pumping them for information. The least
sign of resistance on the part of Britton
would surely have resulted in a lynching
Truster for Mayor.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 4.— The
Republican City Convention nominated
Preston C. Truster for Mayor, George W.
Stubbs for Police Judge and Lee Nixon
for City Clerk. The last two are the in
cumbents and the former is City Con
troller. There was a bitter opposition to
Truster, because it was alleged ne refused
to vote for Harrison, but he was nomin
ated on the first ballot.
KILLED BY CHINESE
List of Those Who Lost
Their Lives at
FATE OF MISSIONARIES.
Relentlessly Pursued by Fa
natic Mongols Who Op
EXPERIENCE OF SURVIVORS.
Stories of Terrible Cruelty Told ■
by the Escapes From the
LONDON, England, Aug. 4.— The Tele
graph to-morrow will print a dispatch
from Shanghai, stating that the massacre
At Kucheng occurred on July 31.
The officials suppressed the news for
three days. The names of the killed are:
Miss Elsie Marshall, Miss Annie Good
win, Miss Bessie Newcombe and Miss
Flora Stewart, all of the English Zenana
Mission ; Miss Nell»« Saunders, Miss Topsy
Saunders, Rev. Dr. Stewart and Mrs.
Stewart, of the Church Missionary Society.
Five of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart's children
were killed and two survive. One had a
knee broken and the other, a baby, lost an
The following were saved: Miss Hart
ford of the American Mission, Miss Cod-
dington of the English Zenana Mission
and Rev. S. Phillips of the English Church
United States Consul Eixson, who is sta
tioned at Foo Chow, with a party of volun
teers upon receipt of the news of the mas
sacre started on a steam launch for the
scene and has returned, bringing with him
the wounded Americans.
The experiences of the survivors were
terrible. They say that death was the
least part of the sufferings of the butchered
The indignation here is intense. Never
theless, the many warships in the harbor
are idle. A mass-meeting has been ar
ranged for to-morrow to protest against
the lack of energy on the tart of the au
thorities and to urge that reparation be
made and that the guilty persons be pun
The mandarins endeavor to blame cer
tain secret societies for the outrage. The
Europeans, however, regard this as non
sense. The officials are renewing their old
tactics of stopping telegrams.
The reports of the outrage are badly
mixed. The latest says it is now known
that ten persons were killed, including Miss
Lena Stewart and Dr. Stewart's whole
family, except two. The American mis
sionaries, Miss Hartford and Dr. Gregory,
escaped, but the former was fearfully man
gled. Several English and American chil
dren were killed.
The London Standard to-morrow will de
mand that the murderers be visited with
condign punishment and that a stern ex
ample be made of the officials who virtu
ally connived at the commission of the
crime. The paper will say:
"If the Emperor cannot or will not pro
tect British residents we must give him
assistance of a kind he will not welcome."
The Chronicle will say it trusts that Great
Britain and the United States will com
bine to teach the Chinese a lesson that will
cause foreigners to be respected forever,
but, in view of the conditions existing in
the country, the bodies sending mission
aries there, especially women, incur the
gravest responsibility. The whole ques
tion, the Chronicle adds, ought to be re
The Times will say: "The outrage must,
of course, form the subject of strong rep
resentation to China from England and
probably from the United States. It must
not be passed over as a trifle. Immunity
of the murderers would cause a standing
menace to the lives and property of the
whole European community in China."
FOR THE ROYAL REGATTA.
Crack Yachts to Compete in the Races
COWES, Enq., Aug. 4.— Cowes Roads
to-day presented a brilliant sight, at least
100 yachts being anchored there. Many of
these craft fly racing flags, forty of which
are displayed by the Prince of Wales' cut
ter Britannia, while Eoward Gould's
Niagara flies thirty. The gathering of
yachts is the finest in the history of the
Royal Yacht Squadron. The number of
large yachts now here is much greater than
usually takes part in the Cowes regatta,
owing, probably, t*> the fact that the cup
offered by Lord Iveagh, valued at £200,
open to schooners in cruising trim, will be
sailed for over the Queen's coufte on Wed
nesday. This is the first year this cup has
Another new prize this season is a cup
offered by Emperor William of Germany
for schooners and yawls of European build
of forty tons and upward, in cruising trim,
the race for which will take place dn Fri
day. These two new trophies have brought
a number of yachts to Cowes, which other
wise would not have taken part in the re
The AUsa will not race to-morrow. She
is now at Southampton having five feet
added to her topmast and a larger topsail
fitted. The changes are being made against
the desires of the Fifes, but her owner, A.
Barclay Walker, believes that they will
help her to regain her form. She has been
dry-docked and thoroughly cleaned.
i'our German warships are now at an
chor in the harbor and another one, with
the Kaiser on board, will arrive to-mor
row. Howard Gould is now in London,
but will come to Cowes on Wednesday.
GIVEN BILLETS, NOT BREAD.
Troops Fire Upon a Persian Populace
TABREEZE, Persia, Ang. 4.-The
scarcity of bread in this city has caused
such an agitation among the inhabitants
that on the 3d inst. the authorities ordered
the closing of the bakeries fearing that
they would be looted. This action so in
censed the people that they became riot
ous and troops were ordered out. The ap
pearance of the troops further enraged the
populace, and it was found necessary to
order the soldiers to fire, which they did,
killing a score of the rioters, whose bodies
were taken to the residence of the Russian
Consul, whose protection the people im
The Consul promised to try to obtain a
reduction of the price of bread, and with
this object in view visit«d the Shah's son,
Muzaf-Er-Ed-Din, the Governor of the
province, who promised the desired reduc
tion. The bakeries remained closed
throughout August 4, and the people be
came clamorous for the deposition of the
Governor of the city, whom they believed
to be answerable for the trouble. The
fighting between the troops and people
Five. Miners Rescued.
LONDON, Eng., Aug. 4.— A dispatch
from Saltcoats on the Bay of Ayr, Scot
land, says that five miners have been
taken out alive from the Avichenhavie col
liery which was flooded yesterday. The
rescued men were completely exhausted.
The rescuing parties are continuing their
search for the other miners who were in
the colliery at the time of the accident.
J}in%irgents Defeated Regulars.
LONDON, Eso., Aug. 4.— The Chronicle
to-morrow will print a Constantinople dis
patch giving an account of a severe en
gagement between Turkish troops and in
surgents near Strumitza. The date of the
fight is not given. According to the dis
patch the Turks lost 500 killed or wounded
while the insurgent's loss was less than
DELAYED BY AN ACCIDENT
The Over- Due Steamer La
Touralne Arrives at New
Forced to Run With One Engine
Owing to the Breaking of
NEW YORK, N. Y r ., Aug. 4.-The fast
express steamer La Touraine, which should
have put ill an appearance at this port yes
terday, did not arrive at Sandy Hook light
ship until 4:30 this morning. On boarding
La Touraine at Quarantine this morning it
was learned that an accident had occurred
which resulted in the stoppage of the port
engine for thirty hours, the steamer pro
ceeding under the starboard engine at re
On Wednesday, July 31, about 4 o'clock
in the afternoon, a jarring, grinding sen
sation was felt, making the after part of
the steamer tremble. Captain Santelli or
dered the engines stopped immediately.
When La Touraine lost her headway life
boats were lowered and dropped under the
stern to examine the screw. It was found
that some of the plates on the after part
between the screws had parted and the
port screws in each revolution were strik
ing against them.
As the starboard screw seemed to move
clear of all obstructions Captain Santo'.li
decided to wofk that screw only. Th • life
boats were taken aboard and the steamer
proceeded at reduced speed for tirirty
Later the port engine was again started,
but both engines were under reduced
speed. It is believed that La Touraine
will be hauled out on the drvdock to re
pair the damage to the plates. La Touraine
left Havre July 27 with 512 passengers.
RETURN OF CORNELL MEN.
They Complain of the Garbled Accounts
of Their Race.
NEW YORK, N. Y., Aug. 4.— The
steamer St. Louis arrived yesterday.
Among her passengers was the Cornell
crew which rowed the Henley regatta. A
United Press representative met the St.
Louis at quarantine and interviewed Free
born, captain of the boat during the races.
When shown the report of the races fur
nished by the Chica.co Associated Press,
Freeborn said that the account was a mis
statcment of facts and was greatly exag
gerated. Tlie only man in the boat who
gave out was Feniiell, who caught a crab
at the mile when the boats were even. The
oar strnck him in the side, and the ac
cident decided the issue of the race. The
men were then, in his opinion, in just as
good physicial shape a? their rivals, and
it would have been a close race had the ac
cident not happened.
When asked as to whether the men were
overtrained or not, Freeborn said that he
did not think they were. He himself
weighed fourteen pounds more than he did
last year, while they did not work one
half as bard as tbey would have done
here, but they had three or four decidedly
out of condition, owing to climatic condi
Prohibitionists in Camp.
NEW YORK, N. Y., Aug. 4.-For the
next two weeks the Prohibitionists, who
are camping out at Phobibition Parlr, on
Staten Island, and the thousands who are
daily attracted to their meetings will be
afforded opportunity of hearing some of
the leading speakers of the country on
vital topics. Senator Peffer of Kansas, ex-
Senator Tillman of South Carolina and
Samuel Dickie, chairman of the National
Prohibition Committee, are among the
Visiting in. Chicago.
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L. Carter, widow of the late Hawaiian
Commissioner who was killed in the up
rising against the Hawaiian Republic,
her brother, R. C. Scott, and Arthur Wil
der, a cousin, are in Chicago. The party
are risking America for rest and recrea
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