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VOLUME LXXIX.-NO. 130.
MACEO ROUTED
AT LA PALMA.
Compelled to Retreat From
the Town, Leaving the
Dead Behind.
REPORTED BY ENEMIES.
Stories of Other Victories Sent
in That Yet Lack Due
Verification.
CLEVELAND IS IN NO HURRY.
The President Not Ready to Recognize
the Struggling Cubans as
Belligerents.
HAVANA, Cuba, April 7.— An official
report issued this afternoon states that
Government troops attacked Maceo's
forces at La Palma, province of Pinar del
Rio, on March 29. The rebels were com
pelled to retreat. They left bfhind them
thirty-nine dead lying in the streets of the
town. Other dead and a number of
wounded were carried off by the insur
gents. The total losses of the rebels are
calculated to have been over ninety. The
Spanish loss is given as six volunteers
killed and seven regular troops wounded.
This is the first new* of a battle having
been fought at La Palma and it is impos
sible to verify the truth of the Govern
ment* account of the engagement.
Colonel Moncado reports that he Las de
stroyed a rebel camp at El Jobo, province
of Matanzas. The insurgents made a strong
resistance and did not retreat until four
teen of their number were Killed.
General Oliver reports the capture of
another rebel camp at Santa Rosa. The
rebel losses in the engagement were large.
The Spanish lost one lieutenant and four
soldiers killed and twenty wounded.
CLEfELASD WILL COSSIDER.
Little Likelihood of' Hit Favoring the
Cuban*.
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 7.—Sec
retary Olney called early at the "White
House and remained in close consultation
with the President for a long time. It is
believed the two were engaged in the prep
aration of the special message to Congress
relating to Cuba and an exposition of
the actual state of . affairs on the island
as revealed in the reports of United.
State? Consuls and other trusted sources
of information. There is a resolution be
fore the President, passed at the "instance
of Senator Hoar, calling for this informa
tion. It is reasoned that the President, in
transmitting the information, may feet it
his duty, in view of the overwhelming
majority by which the Cuban concurrent
resolutions passed both branches of Con
gress, to make a plain statement, showing
that, regardless of the sympathy he may
feel personally fcr the insurgents, he is
absolutely bound by the facts as he sees
them, by precedent and by the dictates of
international law, to persist in his atti
tude.
The resolution? were to-day brought to
the attention of the President by the Sec
retary of the Senate, who presented him
with an enrolled copy of the document.
Ordinarily concurrent resolutions are not
forwarded to the President as they do not
require his signature, but these resolutions
■were because they express the opinion that
he should tender the offices of the United
■ States to Spain for the recognition of
Cuban independence, and are, therefore, a
direction to him in so far as Congress can
direct the President in such a proceeding.
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 7.— The Her
ald's Washingson special says: It is re
ported to night on apparently good
authority that President Cleveland has
taken steps to inform himself as to the
exact condition of affairs in Cuba, and
has sent secret agents to the island to
ascertain 7.-hether the claims of the insur
gents as to the establishment of a govern
ment and their military progress are true.
It is said that the President desires to
supplement the consular reports by the
• reports of special agents as to certain
phases of the situation.
LONDON, E.ng., April The Madrid
. correspondent of the Standard telegraphs
1 that at a meeting of the Cabinet this even
ing Prime Minister Castillo stated that
official and private advices from Washing
ton induced ;; the belief that President
Cleveland would not put into effect the
Cuban belligerency bill. The Govern
ment, he added, would remain in an ex
pectant attitude until it was officially in
formed of the intentions of the United
States. • .-, ■■ -
REPUBLICAN'S TO PROTEST.
Spanish Groups Arrange a -Demonstra
tion Arjainst Vnele Sam.
MADRID, Spain, April 7.— A council of
the Republican groups has resolved to
organize a demonstration against the vote
of the American House of Representatives
to recognize the Cuban insurgents as bel
ligerents. The leaders of all the political
parties will be invited to take part in tbe
demonstration.
Dispatches received up to a late hour to
ninht show that there have been no dis
turbances anywhere in Spain. The pub
lic does not seem to have been affected by
the news, it having long regarded the vote
as a foregone conclusion.
KEPT QUIET IX CUBA.
Papers in Havana l>o Xot Tfare to Pub-
'nth the XeiPM.
HAVANA, Ctba, April 7. — No news of
the action of the United States House of
Kepresentatives in passing the Cuban res
olutions was published here in yes
teraay afternoon's papers or this morn
ing's papers, and the general public is not
informed as to the action taken.
The result of the vote in the House is
known, however, at the clubs and hotels,
the information having been obtained
through private messages. Sympathizers
with the Cubans who are informed as io
the action of Congress are elated over the
The San Francisco Call.
result, while the Spaniards are indignant.
Havana is quiet and there were no signs
that any demonstration of protest will be
made.
ROENTGEN RAY IN EVIDENCE.
Photographs to Figure in a Suit Against a
New York Physician for Mal
practice.
NEW YORK. N. V., April 7.— The first
instance of the Roentgen rays being put
to use in proving a point at law will take
place to-day at a trial in the Supreme
Court at Brooklyn. Photographs by the
process will be exhibited showing the con
dition of a boy's arm, which was broken
over two years ago. These pictures will
be relied on to a large degree by the plaint
iff in the action to prove his allegations.
The suit is brought on the ground of
malpractice by Daniel David of Brooklyn
against, Dr. Gumond of Bath Beach, L. I.
David sues to secure $25,000 damages,
claiming that the doctor did not set his
son's arm properly, and that in conse
quence his son has become crippled per
manently and has entirely iost the use of
his left arm and hand. Davis
says that shortly after Dr. Gumond
set the broken bone the splints were re
moved, the boy's hand began to bend
downward, and the arm shrank and
twisted out of its natural position. The
condition of the member constantly grew
worse. The ringers were drawn up and
cnnnot be straightened, the wrist bone
protrudes badly, and the hand and arm
cannot ne moved about at will.
Last Friday David engaged Professor
Peckham of the Adelphi Academy, Brook
lyn, to photograph his son's arm by the
use of the Roentgen rays. The pictures
thus secured show conclusively that the
arm was not properly set. There is a
space of half an inch between the broken
ends of the bone. This would naturally
pretlude the possibility of tbe fracture
knitting properly. Prominent lawyers are
engaged in the case.
COVST YAHAGATA'S TRIP.
General Coppinger Will Greet the Field
Marshal at Omaha.
OMAHA, Nerr., April 7.— Field Marshal
Count Yamagata of Japan will arrive in
Omaha to-morrow afternoon over the
Union Pacific at 4:45. He is accompanied
by his staff and will remain here until
Tnursday afternoon, when he will proceed
East.
General Coppinger will show him the or
dinary military courtesies, for, although his
visit ta not an official one, passing through
the United States en route to Moscow to
attend the coronation of the Czar, he has
been entertained by the people and mili
tary authorities at* San Francisco and by
the people of Salt Lake.
Count Yamagata will stop in Chicago,
Washington and New York and perhaps
one or two other cities before sailing for
Russia. He left Ogden to-day on the Union
Pacific fast train.
ÜBS ARE EXEMPT.
Not Compelled to Comply With the Raines
Excite Laic.
ALBANY. X. V.. April 7.— The Court of
Appeals handed down a decision to-day,
which holds thai clubs are not amenable
to the State excise law, and the inference
is that they cannot be required to take out
a license to sell liquor under the Raines
liquor tax law. The decision was in the
case of the people of the fctate against tbe
Adelphi Club of Albany. Judee Haight
wrote the opinion, in which all the Judges
concurred. Under these constructions of
a State excise law it is expected that the
Raines liquor tax law will be declared un
constitutional so far as it requires a club
to take out an excise license.
Three Serious Fires.
SAVANNAH, G.\., April 7.— Fire has
been burning in the Savannah Grocery
Company'B building for two hours. That
building and possibly adjoining ones will
be burned. The insurance amounts to
$100,000 and the stock is valued at $115,000.
YONKERS, N. V., April 7.— This morn
ing a fire started in the business center of
this village and before it was extinguished
many stores were burned. Loss $100 000.
DOUGLAS VI LLE, Ga., April 7.— The
Eden Park Cotton Mills were destroyed by
tire to-night. Loss $125,000.
EVACUATION OF KASSALA.
Italian Troops Withdraw From
Strongholds by Order of
Baldissera.
British Statesmen Puzz'.ed by the
Mcve and Regard It as of
Serious Import.
ROME, Italy. April 7. — A dispatch
from Massowah dated April 5 says that on
Friday last Colonel Stevani attacked the
Dervisn entrenchments in the vicinity.
He won a partial success, and proposed to
renew the attack on Saturday, but Gen
eral Baldissera, the commander-in-chief,
ordered him to make no further attack,
and instructed him to evacuate Kassala
and Adigrat. These orders have been
complied with.
LONDON, Bus., April 7.— Some of the
morning papers will remark upon the se
rious import of the evacuation of Kassala
by the Italians, and recall the statement
made in the House of Commons recently
by George N. Curzon, Parliamentary Sec
retary of the Foreign Office, to the effect
that Italy ha«l informed Great Britain that
she would not evacuate Kassala unless It
was found militarily impossible to hold
the place, and other statements of the
same import.
The Itrd front for Abyssinia.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, April 7.—
In response to a renewed request, the
Government has decided to send a number
of members of the Red Cross Society to
work among the Abyssinians.
A Storm of Wind and Haiti.
LINCOLN, Nkbr., April 7.— A storm of
wind and rain of unusual violence visited
Lincoln and vicinity between 5 and 6
o'clock this evening. Only minor damage
was done in the city, but reports from
country districts are that many out
houses were unroofed and windmills torn
down. No serious injury or loss of life oc
curred so far as is known. «
Met Death With a Smile.
HELENA, Moxt.. April 7.— Contrary to
all expectations William Biggerstaff, the
colored murderer of Dick Johnson, died
this morning on the gallows like a man.
He met death with a smile on his face.
Biggerstaff killed Dick Johnson, the cham
pion prize-fighter of Montana, on June 8,
1895. in a quarrel over a white woman, his
mistress. Biggerstaff always claimed the
killing was accidental.
SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 8, 1896.
OLYMPIC GAMES
AT FAIR ATHENS.
One Hundred Thousand Go
to Witness the Great
Events.
ROYALTY IN THE CRUSH
American Athletes Continue to
Hold Their Own and Will
Win Final Honors.
CAPTAIN GAKRETT'S VICTORY.
Easily Defeats the Greek ChampiOD.
Gouskos, in Putting the
Weight.
ATHENS, Greece, April 7.— This wag
tho second day of the Olympic games and
the interest in their revival showed no
sign of diminution. On the contrary,
there was more enthusiasm displayed than
was shown yesterday and the crowd that
witnessed the various events was enor
mous. The stadion was crowded to its ut
most capacity and the surrounding hills
were again packed with masses of human
ity desirous of seeing the tests of athletic
skill and endurance.
The King, Crown Prince and other mem
bers of the royal family were again pres
ent, as were also all the notables of Greece
and many from foreign countries. It is
estimated that to-day fully 100,000 persons
witnessed the games. The weather
was perfect and the grounds were
in far better condition than they
were yesterday. The contestants are
becoming more familiar witn their sur
roundings, aud this adds greatly to their
self-confidence. The American contest
ants who coTered themselves with glory
yesterday did well to-day, and it is the
general opinion that they will win several
of the final honors. One thing is believed
to have been established, and that is that
tne future of the Olympic games has been
decided, and that they will henceforth
take their place among the noted events in
the athletic world even though they are
not held on the classic grounds of Greece.
The first heat of the 110 meters hurdle
race was won by Goulding, an English
man, in 18 2-5 seconds. The second heat
was won by T. P. Curtis of the Boston
Athletic Association in 18 seconds. The
finals will take place Friday.
The long jump was won by Eilery H.
Clark of the Boston Athletic Association,
who covered 5.35 meters. R. T. Garrett,
captain of the Princeton team, was second,
with 6 meters to his credit, and James B.
Connolly of the Suffolk Athletic Club
third, with 5.84 meters.
The 400-meter race on the flat was won
by Thomas E. Burka of the Boston Ath
letic Association. His time was 54 1-5 sec
onds. H. B. Jamison of Princeton Uni
versity was second.
The next event on the programme was
putting the weight. Captain Garrett won,
scoring 11.22 meters. The Greek champion,
Gouskos, was second, scoring 11.03 meters.
Gonskos was the second Greek champion
who had met defeat contesting with Gar
rett.
The one-hand weight-lifiing contest was
won by Elliott, an Englishman, who raised
71 kilos.
The two-hand weieht-lifting contest was
won by Jensen, a Dane, who lifted 111^
kilos.
Flack, the Austrian, won the 1500-meter
race on the flat in 4:33.
The winners were enthusiastically ap-
:■.:'
ANOTHER HEN ON.
plauded. Even Garrett was hailed with
enthusiasm when he defeated Gonskos,
although the Greeks were surprised and
disappointed by the downfall of their
champion.
In the evening the Acropolis and city
were illuminated by myriads of electric
and other lights. The scene was beautiful
and fairylike. Everywhere there was the
greatest enthusiasm.
Won by the Britannia.
N ICE, France. ; April 7.— The yacht
race • for • the Whiteheather cup .• for large
raters, sailed \ to-day, was won by the
Prince of Wales' 3 Britau; v .' on >I time r al
lowance. : Satan'to was flvea. second place,
and Ailsa finished thira. • • ,1 JV .
Cession, of Port Arthur.
LONDON, Eng., April 7.— The Daily
News will to-morrow publish a dispatch
| from Odessa saying it is generally under
! stood in official circles that the formal ces
sion by China of Port Arthur to Russia
will be ratified during the visit of Li
• Hung Chang, who is now en route to at-
I tend the coronation of the Czar.
ifaller Coming Home.
LONDON, Exr,., April 7.— John L- Wal
ler, formerly United States Consul at
j Tamative, who has been released from
I prison at Nimes, France, is a second-cabin
i passenger on the steamer New York, due
I in New York Saturday.
tireat Jiritain Holds On.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. April
7. — It has been ascertained that the rumor
circulated h<;re yesterday, to the effect
that the British- Government had agreed
to cancel the convention of 1884 and recog
nize the full independence of the Trans
vaal, is without foundation in fact.
Jjftborrra for the Canal.
COLON. Colombia, April 7.— The Colom
bian brig Concordia, Captain Britton, has
arrived here from Bluefields with 100 labor
ers, who will be employed on the canal
works.
Detained at Colon.
COLON, Colombia, April 7.— The Ameri
can schooner George W. Whitford, which
was seized hy the Colombian gunboat Cor
dova, off Manzanilla, a few days ago and
brought here, is still detained.
An Outbreak in Korea.
LONDON, Exg., April 7.— The Manches
ter Guardian publishes a dispatch report
ing an outbreak in Korea, resulting in a
number of murders, including the killing
of the King's father, Tai Wen Kun.
IN JAIL AT DIARBEKIR.
Knapp the American Missionary
Treated as a Common
Malefactor.
Miss Barton, However, Reports That
Thsre Is No Interference
With Relief Work.
LONDON, Eng., April 7.— The Morning
Post will to-morrow publish a dispatch
from Constantinople saying that the Rev.
George P. Knapp, the American mission
ary who was reported to have been se
cretly expelled from Bitlis, is in jail at
Diarbekir, where he is treated as a com
mon malefactor. The dispatch adds that
he will be sent under escort to Iskande
room, at which place the American war
ships now in Turkish waters will shortly
assemble.
NEW YORK, H. V., April 7.— Spencer
Traslt, chairman of the executive com
mittee of the Armenian relief committee,
to day received the following cablegram
from Miss Clara Barton, president of the
Red Cross:
"Our corps of physicians and medical
supplies left Beirout April 3 and will reach
Ma rash the 10th. Scourge of typhoid and
and other diseases from starvation and
exposure unabated. Our expeditions are
meeting splendid success. No obstruc
tions nor Turkish supervision, as has been
wrongly reported. Our party working be
tween "Marash. Zeitoun, Malatia and Har
poot, the other between Oorfa, Diarbekir
and Harpoot. Visiting towns and villages
en route giving assistance where most
needed."
STATE STREAMS
TO BE IMPROVED
Appropriations ; for Rivers
■'•■< of California to Go
Through.
SENATE NOT OPPOSED.
Phraseology May Be Changed to
Suit Both Miners and
Valley Men. :
FAVORED BY GOVERNOR BUDD.
Has No Objection to Expending the
■:., >. Money Legally Provided for
the Work.
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 7.— Robert
T. Devlin of Sacramento carve here to op
pose the appropriation of $250,000 for re
straining works on the Yuba River, and is
now working to that end, but he is not
hopeful of success, as the bill has passed
the House, and will not be changed in the
Senate unless it is in a mere matter of
phraseology.
The "river men" at Marysville to-dny
telegraphed the California delegation, ask
ing that a change be made in this item so
as to provide thpt such a dam shall be
erected only to restrain the debris now in
the hills. It is possible that Mr. Ford,
representing the miners, and Mr. Devlin
may be able to agree upon phraseology
that will suit both miners and valley men,
though no understanding has yet been
reached. There is no doubt but that the
$250,000 appropriation will pass the Senate.
The full text of that part of the river and
harbor bill relating; to the Sacramento di
vision and tributaries is as follows:
"For improving the Sacramento and
Feather rivers and their tributaries — The
Secretary of War is hereby authorized and
directed to appoint a board, consisting of
three engineers of the United States array,
for the purpose of making surveys and ex
aminations of said rivers and submit the
most feasible plan for the improvement of
said rivers and maintenance of navigation
thereon ; sai t board may, under the direc
tion of said Secretary of War. ex Demi any
balance now remaining to the credit of
said rivers for the iraprovemant of the
same after deducting the expense of said
survey? and examinations."
The balance is $146,000. The second
paragraph runs as follows:
"For construction of restraining barriers
for the protection of the Sacramento and
Feather rivers in California, $250,000; such
restraining barriers to be constructed un
der the direction of the Secretary of War
in accordance with the recommendations
of the California Debris Commission for
the purpose set forth in sections 23, 24 and
25 of the act entitled 'An act to create the
California Debris Commission and regu
late hydraulic mining in the State
of Calfornia. approved March 1, 1893;
provided, that said sum should be
available only on condition that the Leg
islature of California should have appro
priated at least an equal sum for the pur
pose herein set forth, to be expended in
accordance with the recommendations of
engineers of the United States Govern
ment."
VAT OB ED BY THE GOTEBXOB.
Xot : Opposed to the Improvement '■ of Call
\". ' '>• " ' fornia Hirer*- '•■.■-•; . -. ■.:.•■>'
; -V Governor ■'. Budd ! was ; interviewed . yes
terday regarding } the . appropriation „of
|250,000 just passed in the House for ,
building works to stop the flow of debris
from hydraulic mines to the rivers of Cali
fornia. He said:
"I am in favor of the measure and want
to correct the report which quotes me as
opposed to the expenditure of a like sum
appropriated by the Legislature of this
State in 1893. When I was in Congress I
introduced a bill to appropriate $500,000
for this purpose.
"As I understand the measure which
passed the House yesterday, the money
allowed by the Government is to be ex
pended by the United States engineers,
but our State appropriation gives the
direction of the expenditure to the Debris
Commissioners. It may be necessary to
amend in the Senate the provision which
has just received the sanction of the
House. Our State appropriation was
made with a condition that Congress
should allow an equal amount, and ii has
therefore been unavailable. Now it will
become available, if the bill in Congress
becomes a law.
"The money appropriated by this State
was collected and paid into the general
fund of the treasury in 1893, but has since
been paid out on warrants drawn on that
fund. Still that cuts no figure, as other
moneys coming into the general fuud
maybe used. The Legislature should have
provided a special fund for that particular
purpose.
"When the Legislature meets it may
become necessary to amend the law au
thorizing the State appropriation, so as to
conform to Congressional requirements.
I want it to, be made known, however,
that I am not opposed to the use of the
State money for the purpose contem
plated."
STRUCK A GLANCING BLOW.
The Steamer Bell Arden Is Crippled by a
Collision With the Fries
land.
QUARANTINE. S. 1., April 7.-The
steamer Bell Arden of the Lamport and
Holt line, while outwardbound this even
ing, collided off Owls Head buoy with the
steamer Friesland, which was just leaving
Bedloes Island. The Friesland did not
appear to be injured and proceeded to her
dock.
The Bell Arden was struck a glancing
blow on the port side abaft midships and
returned to New York. Her plates were
bent on the water line, but the hole was
below water and could not be seen. No
person on board the Bell Arden was hurt,
but the main shrouds, the davits of the
after life boat on the port side and the
stanchions of the awning deck were car
ried away.
Captain Davis of the Bell Arden says
the Friesland was not kept under control.
EMPLOXES TO COMBINE.
Federation of the A. Ji. U. With the
Street Kailteay Men.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 7.— The
reported federation of the Amalgamated
Association of Street Railway Employes
and the American Railway Union was
confirmed to-day by the local leaders of
the Amalgamated Association. The fed
eration is upon an offensive and defen
fensive basis, but to just what extent the
organizations will be prepared to assist
one another cannot be learned. It is said
that the leaders of the two organizations
are now negotiating with the chiefs of the
Brotherhoods of Locomotive Engineers,
Firemen and Railway Trainmen for the
formation of one great federation of street
and steam railway employes.
Attempted, Suicide.
LANGDON. Minn-.. April 7. — Frank
Saunders, agent of the Great Northern
Railway, attempted to commit suicido to
day. The traveling auditor of the com
pany finds Mr. Saunders short $6000. It is
said he has been speculating.
Hliiiiiiirjton Has the Grip.
PITTSBURG, Pa., April 7.— Dick Whit
tington, who started from San Francisco
.some time ago to push a wheelbarrow
around the i?lobe on a $10,000 wager, is in
the West Pennsylvania Hospital here
suffering from a bad attack of the grip.
DENOUNCED BY BOWERS
Agreement on Any Funding Bill
Declared a Barefaced
Robbery.
Under the "Gag," However, the
Scheme May Be Railroaded
Through Congress,
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 7.—Rep
resentative Bowers saia to-day:
"The agreement of the Pacific Railroads
Committee on the funding bill means that
at least the Union and Central managers
(or perhaps to speak correctly, Mr. Hunt
mgton) have agreed to a bill and submitted
it to the committee. The details are a
matter of small importance; the vital part
is that the roads are to be relieved from
paying their debts. The Government is
to go on paying interest on its bonds, bor
rowing money at 4 per cent and loaning it
to these corporations for fifty or more
years at 2 per cent, and at that time this
debt will be more than doubled and no
more security thau now.
"It is the most barefaced and moustrous
scheme of robbery of the people of the
United States. There is no necessity for
Congressional legislation at this time to
preserve any of the rights or securities of
the United States in the matter. The
Thurman iaw provided for the collection
of the debt by the usual process of law and
any funding bill is solely iv the interests
and for the benefit of a few millionaires.
The report of the Secretary of the Interior
shows beyond any doubt that if the Gov
ernment proceeds as it is empowered now
to do, and commences action against these
defaulting roads and places them at oace
in the hands of a receiver, the receipts will
pay all running expenses, all interest on the
United States bonds that is now paid
yearly by the Government and leave a sur
plus of over $2,000,000 per year to apply on
the debt; that instead of being a source of
expense they -would become a source of
revenue.
"It is astounding that any such out
rageous scheme can have any standing in
the Congress of the United States. If suf
ficient lime was given the opponents of
the bill to show it up I do not think it
could pass, but the signs all portend that
an attempt will be made to railroad it
through under the 'gag,' as the river and
harbor bill was. If it is it will damn this
Congress for all time."
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
MURDERED BY
SONORA GUIDES
Treacherous Mexicans Hack
a San Jose Gambler
to Pieces.
KILLED FOR HIS GOLD.
Tragic End of the Checkered
Career of C. J. Doyle, a
Confidence Man.
WAS FLEEING FROM JUSTICE"
Men Engaged to Lead Him Out of
the Country Kill Him While
He Sleeps.
PORTLAND, Or., April 7.— A little less
than a year ago there came to Portland
from San Francisco C. J. Doyle, who coon
was discovered by the detectives *o be an
expert confidence operator, a "sure-thing'
man and a fake sprinter. He was arrested
several times on vagrancy charges to
frighten him out of town, and eventually
the police succeeded in ridding the city of
him. Doyle had a handsome and prepos
sessing countenance, but morally he was
corrupt, and now he lies in an unmarked
grave in Mexico. Detective Welsh to day
received a letter from Sonora, accompanied
by a ghastly photograph of Doyle showing
his appearance after having been treach
erously cut to death.
Two weeks ago Doyle "flimflamraed" a
Sonora Mexican out of $50 and the police
were at once placed oa nis track. The
culprit, knowing that he would receive no
mercy if appreiiended, hired two other
Mexicans to guide him out of the country.
Doyle's guides, believing that he had got
ten away with a much larger sum than he
f dually did, murdered him the first night
out while he was asleep near the Sonora
line. The photograph received here is
evidence that the treacherous guides
literally hacked their victim into pieces.
The letter adds that, while the guides
were yet engaged in their bloody work
the mounted police in pursuit of Doyle
came upon them and arrested them. They
were taken back to Sonora, where, in all
probability, they will speedily be executed.
Doyle had no reason to be a criminal, for
he was a member of a respectable family
in San Jose, Cal., which always supplied
him with ample means, and it is ?aid saved
him from going to San. Qaentin on two
occasions. But he was instinctively a
thief. When he came here he brought
with him from the bay a dashing and
seemingly refined young woman, whom
he at first passed off as nis wife. In his
Hurried departure from this city he left
her behind without a dollar. The woman
subsequently disclosed the fact that she
had not been wedded to Doyle.
CA.XHERI FOR FREny'O.
San Francisco Concern to Remove to th«
Jtaitin TMttriet.
FRESNO, Cal., April 7.— Fresno at last
is about to acquire a much-needed can
nery. This institution is to come from
San Francisco, where it has been in opera
tion for some time. The cannery will give
employment to 300 or 400 women, girls
ana boys, with a weekly payroll of about
$1500. It has an estimated capacity of 120,
000 cases for the season.
There is no doubt that the concern, as
it now exists in Ban Francisco, is to be
moved to Fresno immediately. There
will be meetings of the Hundred Thousand
Club and the Chamber of Commerce
Thursday night, and also a meeting of the
Fresno County Horticultural Society on
Saturday, when the matter will be dis
cussed and committees appointed to make
all necessary arrangements for the enter
prise.
For Interesting Pacific Coast Tele
grams See Pages 3 and 4.
Spring
Is the season for purifying, cleansing and
renewing. The accumulations of waste
everywhere are being removed. Winter's
icy grasp is broken, and on all sides are
indications of nature's returning life,
renewed force and awakening power.
Spring
fl l&^V
Is the time for purifying the blood, cleans-
ing the system and renewing the physical
powers. Owing ;to close \ confinement,
diminished perspiration and other causes,
in the winter, impurities have not
passed out of the system as they should,
I but have accumulated in . the blood*
Spring
Is therefore the best time to take Hood*
Sarsaparilla, because the system is now
most in need of medicine. That Hood's
Sarsaparilla is the best blood . purifier ' and
Spring medicine is proved by its -wonder-
ful cures. A course of Hood's Sarsaparilla
I now may prevent great suffering later on.
Hood's
Sarsaparilla
Is the One True Blood Purifier. All druggist*, 91
Prepared only by C.I. Hood & Co., Lowell, M>».
Hood's Pills cure LlvBr lUa ; ce * § to take,

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