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VOLUME LXVIIt-NO. 26.
WON BY A HEAD.
Salvator's Great Victory at
All PreYions Mile and a Quarter Run
ning Records Broken.
A Race That Attracted Attention Through
out the Country— The Famous
Horses and Their Riders.
Special Dispatches to The Morning Cali*.
SnEKrsiiEAi) Bay, June 25.— The great
event at Sheepshead Bay Track to-day was
the Salvator-Tenny match for SSOOO a side
with 810,000 added by the club. Both horses
carried 122 pounds; distance, a mile and a
This great event has been the chief topic
in racing circles for days past, and it drew
hundreds of people to the course to-day.
The weather was perfect and the crowd im
mense. Before the race the book-makers
posted odds of 3 to 5 against Salvator and 6
to 5 for Tenny, but the betting men held
off until finally one book-maker offered 7 to
10 on Salvator and this being all the Haggin
; • ,- HrS^ \ t \ J,. ill '!
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SALVATOR, BY IMP. PRIXCE CHARLIR-fALIXA.
rarty v. anted they fell on the
bookies in great haste. The pencilers
held out for a while longer, and then
cut the price to 65 to 100. Tenny's price
was lengthened to 13 to 10. When the bugle
sounded for the post, however, 7 to 5 could
be had against him. Garrison was upon
Tenny, and Murphy had the mount on
Salvator. There was no delay at the post.
They were sent away at once. Salvator
took the lead and made the pace a very fast
one. Passing the stand Salvator was half
» length In front of Tenny, and this lead he
increased to a length and a half on the up
per turn. As they reached the stretch Sal
vator drew away and was leading by nearly
three lengths. Then Garrison com
menced to ride, and under the whip
Tenny closed up the gap inch
by inch. On the last sixteenth
Tenny was gaining on Salvator, but Mur
phy managed to keep his head in front to
the wire, winning by the shortest of short
beads. Had the race been twenty yards
further Garrison's magnificent riding would
have lauded Tenny a winner. A wild shout
went up when the time was announced.
The record of 2.-0634 was beaten by one
and a half seconds, and the judges then
hoisted 2:05 as time. Fractional time is as
follows: First quarter, 25 seconds; half
mile, 0:4934; five furlongs, 1:02.4; three
quarters, 1:14*4; seven - eighths, 1:2754;
mile, 1:39.4; mile and an eighth, 1:52.4;
mile and a quarter, 2:05.
THE LOCAL INTEREST.
Awaiting the Result of llie Great Con
leal — Close Share.
The pool-rooms, as the hour for the de
cision of the race drew near, were thronged
with horsemen and race-coers interested in
the result. The betting was quite heavy ou
the race . and although all that there is really
Californian about Salvator is that J. B.
Haggin owns him, still the colt was chosen
as the best representative of the Pacific
Coast thoroughbreds, and any quantity of
"sympathy" money was bet on him. On
Tuesday the bookmakers put up the match
on their slates, and offered 4 to 5 Salvator,
even money, and 6 to 5 Tenny. At these
figures the money poured in so rapidly on
Salvator that he was cut to 3to 5. Yester
day morning the opening prices were: Sal
vator 1 to 2, Tenny 8 to 5; and the local
* post odds were: Salvator2tos, Tenny 9 to 5.
Saivator's supporters here felt quite elated
when the last stretch description was Sal
vator by three lengths, and when tho final
decision was "Salvator ins— by a head— a
short oue," a good many of the winner's
friends felt rather shaky in their boots,
fearing that the result might perhaps be
a dead heat. But soon the lime came in
and Saivator's victory was assured. But it
was a mighty close shave for all that. The
time made shows that Salvator was ridden
out fully, and that Murphy did not indulge
in his fatal predilection fur grand-stand
finishes and winning by a nose, just for a
gallery effect. Indeed, for Tenny, after
having three lengths the worst of it in the
stretch, to be beaten only by a short head
makes him almost fully Saivator's equal.
It is a question if Tenny's performance is
not the most meritorious, for good as Garri
son is over the shorter distances in a mile
and a quarter, the best judges consider
Murphy, to be at least superior hv ten
-rounds thau any other jockey. Taking
these facts into consideration, Teuuy's per
formance is a wonderful one.
Salvator is only Californian In being
owned by J. B. Haggin. The colt was born
in Kentucky and purchased by Haggin
when a yearling for, it was then reported,
$4500. lie has always raced in the East
ana has never sniffed California air. Nei
ther were his sire or dam ever owned by
HagKiu; and Isaac Murphy, his rider, also
ls certainly not a California production.
J. li. IIA.'I.IN,
Owner of Salvator. Winner of the Sub
urban and Match.
Mr. J. B. Haggin, the millionaire, owner
of Salvator, the winner of the Suburban at
Sheepshead Bay, L. 1., on Tuesday, the 17th
Inst, a race worth £12,000 to the victor and
who is said to have won 86&000 in bets on the
result, is a famous race-horse breeder and
ai.u a financier and merchant on the Pacific
The Morning Call.
Slope. The banking firm of Haggin &
Tevis of San Francisco is well known in the
far West and Mr. Haggin is also interested
in the Anaconda copper mine in Montana.
He made his debut in the East at Jerome
Bark in 1888, winning several large stakes.
In 1888 he had one hundred horses in train
ing, three trainers, three first-class jockeys,
one " first-call" and an army of stable-boys,
but bis enormous expenses far exceeded his
winnings of SKW.OOO. Mr. Hoggin's mam
moth stock farm is situated in Fresno
County, Cal., and comprises, it is said, some
40,000 acres— almost the entire county. The
stallions at Bancho del Paso are a wonder
ful lot of richly bred race-horses— horses
that have made their mark on the turf and
proved themselves game and speedy racers.
The .1 .. keys.
Murphy is about the wealthiest jockey
this side the Atlantic. When the season
ends he weighs 115 pounds. He then goes
direct to his home at Lexington, Ky. He
is married to a very pretty octoroon, and
his home is one of a number of houses that
constitute half of the entire block, which is
owned by him and valued at 530,000. He
also owns a valuable stock farm near Lex
ington. He lives at Lexington during the
entire winter. Murphy starts in to reduce
his weight in April, and wastes from 140 to
115 by May. If the scale of weights had
not been raised it would have been likely
that this great jockey's racing days would
have soon been ended. Murphy is worth
Edward H. Garrison, the " Snapper," J.
B. Hoggin's first jockey, has a cosy resi
dence at 91 Sixth avenue, Brooklyn. He is
24 years of age and married to the daughter
of Joseph McMahcn, the race-horse owner.
Garrison is quite a "swell" jockey. He
dresses fashionably and wears a few choice
diamonds. His usual weight is about I'M
pounds, 'and he soon makes his regular
amount of flesh. Garrison's countenance
is not so drawn, sharp and weatherbeaten
as his brother jockeys', and on the street
he looks like a well-to-do student. He is
often seen in New York theaters and upon
the uptown streets.
The Tribune's Comice-i'!.
New York, June 28.— A Tribune cdi-
trrial says: The race between Salvator
and Tenny easily takes rank as one
of the most extraordinary performances
that has ever occurred on the American
race-track. Two horses could not be more
evenly matched, nor could a race
be more eveuly and hotly contested.
So close were the horses together
at the finish that only a few
inches separated them and hundreds of
Tenny's champions felt certain their favor
ite had won. The record was broken by this
match, the time of which was phenomenal.
No race for more than a score of years
aroused so much interest in anticipation;
none could be more exciting and inspiring
from start to finish.
Comments cf the New York Star.
New York, June 25.— The Star editori
' ally says: "Salvator covered himself with
glory again in his match with Tenny.
There has been no horse of his kind for
many years that could equal him as he
runs to-day. In form, in speed, in staying
powers and in all tho qualities that go tc
make up a great racer he stands prominent."
lie Telia What Be Bid nnd What He
Bight Have Done.
New ToitK, June 25.— "1t was one of the
hardest finishes I ever had," said Murphy
after the race. "Salvator is a great colt,
but I had all I could do to win. That little
horse is a real good oue. Such a burst of
speed be showed in the last sixteenth I
never saw equaled."
" A majority of the spectators appear un
der the impression you had little in hand at
the finish," said a reporter, "all up the
tack-stretch you were sitting perfectly still
while Garrison was riding hard."
"That's ail wrong," replied Murphy.
"Salvator was all out to the last
ounce. It is true I sat still for two
thirds journey, but was punching him with
spurs all the way. You saw how I had to
hustle in last sixteenth."
"Exception lias been taken to Garrison's
riding of Tenny by practical judges. They
think he-lay too far behind Salvator, and
that he should have kept within a ueck of
him," said the reporter.
"Suppose you had been on Tenny, with
your judgment of pace, would you have
lain behind as far as Garrison did?"
"It all depends on the instructions the
jockey receives. Garrison probably rode to
orders," answered Murphy. "If 1 received
directions I should do the same thing."
" Bui suppose you had been allowed to
follow your own judgment?"
"In that case I should have been head
and head with Salvator all the way, He
would hare had to beat mc for any lead he
Winners at Shepshead Biy.
Sheei*shead Bay, June 2...— First race,
Futurity course, three-quarters of a mile,
Geraldine won. Volunteer second. Worth
third. Time, 1:10.
Second race, five-eighths of a mile, Pick
nicker won, Bermuda second, Lintriguanie
third. Time, l-.vl.
Chicago, June 2.-.— First race, one and
an eighth miles, Castaway won. Sluggard
second, Theodosius third. Time, 1:54 2-5.
Second race, one mile, Little Jim won,
Sorrento second, Barrister third. Time,
1 :41 4-5.
Third race, one and three-eighths miles,
Tristan won. Eon second, Charley JDreux
third. Time, 2:22.
Fourth race, one and three-sixteenths
miles. Falcon wou, 'Paragon second, Esqui
mau third. Time. 1:05.
Waih'ng-.on Park Bac.i.
Chicago. June 25.— Following are the re
sults of to-day's events at Washington Bark:
Three-year-olds and upwards, oue mile,
Palisade won, Blarney Stone second, Etru
ria third. Time. 1:43.4.
Year-olds, five furlongs. Kingman won,
Burr Cooper second, Kay third. Time, 1:0*1.
Three-year olds and upward, one and a
half miles, Bonita won. Hypocrite second.
Outbound tliird. Time. 2:38.4
Three-year-olds and upward, one mile
and a furlong, Clamor won, Ormie second,
Boaz third. Time, 1:5G%.
Three-year-olds, oue and a sixteenth
miles, Fly-away won. Crawfish second.
Cameo third. Time. 1:50.4.
. .Berserker's Tips.
New York, June 25.— Following are the
Berserker tips for to-morrow's Sheepshead
Bay races: Frora Ban or Devotee. Am
bulance or Miss Hansom, Chesapeake or
Jersey Pat, Firenzl or Cassius, Senonta or
Bongstreet, Sir Uixion or Wilfred.
Violation of the In:ermate Law. *
Chicago, June 25.— United States Judge
Blodgett to-day rendered a decision against
certain executive officers of the Michigan
Ceutral for a violation of the interstate law.
All were discharged except ex-Assistant
General Freight Agent Street, who was
fined £3000 and given sixty days to pay it.
Bailroad Bonds. .
Washington, June 25. — The House
Committee on Territories authorized the
Chairman to prepare a new bill authorizing
Maricopa County, Ariz., to issue bends iv
aid of certain railroads, which shall not
contain the feature objected to by the Pres
ident In his veto message.
' New York, June 25. — Bowen's customary
Fourth :of July celebration . will occur at
Woodstock, Conn. ; Fred Emerson ■ Brooks
is the poet of the occasion.
SAN FRANCISCO. THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 26, 1890-EIGHr PAGES.
A BIG FORTUNE.
Andrei Jackson DaYis Leaves
Over Seven Millions.
The Commissioners to the World's Fair
Demand Sectional Recognition.
An American Sentenced to Be Shot by the
Mexican Authorities— Mexico to Be
Invaded From This Side.
Special Dispatches to Thk Mousing Cali.
Boston, June 25. — Certain Massachu
setts members of the family of Andrew
Jackson Davis, who died in Butte, Mont,
last spring, have begun a contest in the Pro
bate Court for the possession of 57,500,000
left by deceased. Henry A. Boot, the most
interesting witness of the day, practiced law
in New York until three months ago, when
he became a citizen of Montana, briefly
for the purposes he said, of qualifying him
self to act as administrator of his uncle's
estate. An essential part of Boot's tes
timony was the account of conversa
tions between Erwin and himself in
February last. Ho said that Davis, who
applies to be appointed administrator of
8500,000 worth of property of deceased in
Massachusetts, visited bis uncle. Erwin
said to him, Andrew can never recover.
You aud Ellen and I are ths ones who
naturally ought to administer ou the estate.
We are the strongest minds of tho family,
and as far as what happens among
us is concerned, we will talk
about that hereafter. Thero is 54.000.000
of it. Diana, the oldest sister, don't need
anything but a house aud $12,000 or $la >,ooo.
I will give Lizzio Bowdern, another sister,
a bouse in Springfield and money
enough to live on." After making similar
remarks to other members of the family,
Davis continued, according to witness, "in
that way we can get them all oxceut Smith
(whose wife is a niece), and we will have to
law it out of him." Erwin also made an
astounding proposition regarding John
and bis son Andy, that they be invited to
New York, and Jonn be made so drunk that
he would fall off his chair, and then he
could be got to sign any paper wanted.
Witness also said that at this conversation
his uncle said: " There is a will and we are
left outside. We will break it." Boot went
out to Montana and look citiz nsbip there,
because there was no one but the public
administrators to look after business. The
hearing was adjourned until September.
TDK bl'GAll TBI'ST.
An Opinicn That the Combination Has Ho
Further Legal Remedy.
ALBA NT, June 25.— Deputy Attorney-
General Whitaker expresses his belief that
the Sugar Trust has no further legal rem
edy. Ho says, however: "Its attorneys
might undertake to' carry an appeal to the
United stales Supreme Court, under a sec
tion of the Constitution which holds that
citizens of one State shall not be deprived
of privileges enjoyed by citizens of other
States, but I doubt if such a course will be
Boston, Junc23.— Charles Foster, Presi
dent of the Boston Sugai lining Company,
and one of the Trustees of the Sugar Trust,
said regarding the Court of Appeals
decision. " I am not sure of finding the
decision correctly reported. I am dis
inclined to believe it. No matter
what the decision may be it will
not affect the busiuess of tbo
trust. They can't prevent us from making
money legitimately, If the court says we
are uot doing business legally, we shall re
organize into corporations and our business
will go on just the same."
New Yoi'.k, June 25.— .V Press editorial
says: "The decision iv the Sugar Trust
case is far reaching and important to all
trusts. It is a substantial and emphatic vic
tory of the people aud law over trusts."
The Evening Post charges that John C.
Sheehan, Secretary of the Aqueduct Com
mission mid brother of Bill Sheehan, Gov
ernor Hill's friend, offered to sell informa
tion concerning the Sugar Trust decision in
Hall street last Friday. He claimed to
have seen the decision, and offered the in
formation for cash or other consideration.
The Post says it is tho general belief that
Slieehau found a purchaser of ihe Informa
tion Friday night, and if close examination
is made of those who dumped sugar certi
ficates by the thousands Saturday morning,
the baser might possibly be ascertained.
The methods of the sellers wero criticized
because instead of peddling uut in small
lots, they jumped on certificates so savagely
that they reached stop orders and lost the
market. The persons hack of the Post's
statements are leady to make affidavits to
THK IYOKLiU'S PAIKJ
All Sections to Ba B c.gtzl in th. Board
Chicago, June 26.— After a general meeting
ot the various World's lair Commissioners this
eveulng a conference was called lor lhe
Western ' and I'acilic Coast delegates. The
meeting wai called to oider by I'atrlck X.
Launon of ..alt Lake, who nominated M. 11. de
Young of s.m Fraucisco for Chairman. Mr. ue
Youug declined, and Mark At. McDonald of San
liancisco was unanimously elected to the oilice.
P. .1. V*. Skill of Uie 1 9 99. d0 Commissioners was
elected Secretaiy. A large number ul speeches
were made, llm general tenor of which
were thai the extreme West desired lepiesca
lation among i tie officers io be elected, aud also
upon the Incentive Cuniiulttee. The geueral
Impression was thai some slate had been pre
pared, and II such was lhe case ll was desired
to combine together lo break li. A very
able speech was made by -v. Haines ol
Nevada, who said lie had reason to believe
there was mil any slate and no necessity existed
lur any combine, 11-iines said he thought all
were here in lhe luleiesls of lhe whole country,
and did uot think Chicago people desired or
would have the principal ollicers of liiu
Commission, lie thought the Chicago people,
having secured lire location fur the
Fair, would consider Ihat as profit aud honor
enough. 11 the I'lesldenl was given to the ex
treme Fast by Hie election ol Depew, iheu lhe
I'acilic Coast should have the Vlce-I'ieslueucy
and mo South lhe Seoielaryahlp. Haines
said lie lell couiiileui mat there wuuld
be equal representation glveu to all Sectar
ies and sections ot counliy on the Executive
Committee. A resolution was iheu uttered
that this continence he conliued to dele
gates west ul lhe Mississippi , llivor,
which was adopted unanimously. A resolu
tion was inn offered by Skiff ihat a
committee be appointed to have full charge of
Inviting oilier delegates Into the convention, and
thai such luvliallou should rest witn that cum*
uiiiiee. This resolution was adopted. Mr.de
Young was elected chairman of thai committee.
'J he Chair iheu appointed two additional mem
bers, Hun. T. B. llullene ot Missouri and Gov
ernor D. U. Teun of Louisville, aud the mo eliag
Chicago, June 25.— W. 11. Crabo of the State
Bicuituial Commission ; or . i .t .i.Miii.i al the
World's Fair, asks llie Directors lor the privi
lege of having a luuntaiu of pure native wine
ai the lull . Mr. Crabb wants to hurl a perpetual
column ol wlue, fitly feel high, flowing through
the period ol lhe lair. Ue proposes lv change
the varteiy every week.
FOIiKSX i 11..-.
Mining Works Destroyed and Immense Tracts
of Timber Burning.
: Denver, June 25.— From telegraphic re
ports received here, it would seem that a
great portion of Sangre de Cristo Range,
in Colorado and New Mexico, is in flames.
A special . from Espanola (N. Mex.) says:
The valley Is obscured by smoke from the
burning woods on the mountains * east of
Espanola. The fire extends over twenty
miles up and down the Santa Fe Range,
and has a beautiful and weird appearance
at night. - The fires : have been burning for
several days now, and no attempt is made
to extinguish them. The loss will be great.
Boulder, June 25.— Word : was received
here this morning that the mills and works
at the Puzzler and Boston mines were de
stroyed late last evening, and that over
2000 acres of valuable timber were burned.
The loss will be laige, but it cannot now be
I'ai.mi.k Lake (Colo.). June 25. —The
forest fire, which has been burning In Cook
Creek District tbe past few days, is still out
of reach, It took a southwest course up
what is known as Gferd's Canyon, burning
at a furious rate, and has at the present de
stroyed 10,000 acres of * ing timber.
Charles F. Williams, proprietor of the
Palmer Lake Park, received a telegram
from Governor Cooper last evening, stating
that he had ordered the Forest Commis
sioner to give the fire immediate attention,
but he has so far done nothing. The most
serious fire is near Boulder, Colo. : No ad
ditional news has been received from there.
WAR'S TOCSIN. >f;i?
A Hostile Movement Against Mcxioo Content- i
San Antonio (Tex.), June Trouble
has been brewing on the Bio Grande bor
der for some time, and the indications are
that a gigantic invasion, followed by much
bloodshed, will be the result For several -
days past rumors have reached. this city
that the political - refugees,- many of
whom . were formerly prominent Mexican !
Government officials, were organizing and
marshaling their forces on the United
States' side of the border, preparatory
to invading; the States- of Coahuila
and Tauraulipas with a view
to creating a revolution. Reliable in
formation states that 2000 of these refugees
are located forty miles below Laredo ready
to cross into Mexico. Two troops of cav
alry have been ordered by the Mexican Gov
ernment from Neulo Laredo to the
scene of the expected trouble and are
now on their way. American troops from
Fort Mcintosh, Tex., have also been or
dered to assist in quelling the expected
disturbance. Dispatches from Laredo to
night state that no bloodshed occurred to
day, but the people are much excited. /
Latest advices from the alleged Mexi*.
can revolution are to the effect that
two parties made a sortie, one above
and > one below Laredo. One was
chased from American soil by United
■States troops, anil was worsted in the light
with Mexican troops over tlie river, one
being killed and several wounded.. Others
have since been executed. The otlier party
attacked Guerrero, but were defeated,
several being killed and others captured.
No information can be obtained from Mexi
Officers Nominated by Pennsylvania Repnb-
licans and Minnesota Prohibitionists.
n.-RinsnuKG (Pa.), June 25.— An im
mense crowd gathered at the opening of
the Bepublican State Convention this morn
ing. It took the entire police force to pre
vent outsiders from breaking down the
doors to get into the hall. They were
mostly the adherents of Dalamater and
Hastings, who, with Montooth, are the
leading candidates for the nomination for
Governor. George S. Graham was made
temporary Chairman. Committees were
appointed and a recess taken.
On reassembling Walter Lyon of Alle
ghany was made permanent Chairman, and
after some filibustering, another recess was
taken. . .'
The platform declares uncompromising
hostility to monometnlisin, whether ql gold
or silver, and earnestly favors the use of
both. The Republican party of Pennsylva
nia demands the enactment by the Congress
now in session of such legislation as will,
while securing the full use of
silver as money, most certainly secure and
maintain a parity between the two metals.
The platform heartily indorses Harrison's
administration, commends the course of
Speaker Reed and congratulates him, ex
presses gratitude to Chairman Quay of the
National Committee for his matchless serv
ices in the last Presidential campaign. It
indorses the McKinley Tariff Bill, and re
quests the strictest enforcement of the laws
forbidding the entrance into the country of
foreign paupers and contract laborers.
The names of George W. Delamater and
General Hastings were placed before toe
convention for tlu* nomination for * -**■•••.
ernor and Dolnmater was nominated
for Governor on the second ballot. E.
M. Watres of Lackawanna was nominated
for Lieutenant-Governor, and Thomas J.
Stewart renominated by acclamation for
Secretary of International Affairs. General
Hastings was elected Chairman of the
State Committee, hut be declined the posi
tions and William 11. Andrews was elected.
The convention then adjourned.
Sioux City (Iowa). Juue 25.— The Re
publican State Convention met and formed
a temporary organization, unpointed com
mittees and took a recess. After recess the
convention nominated the following ticket:
Secretary of State. XX. M. McFarland ; Aud
itor, A. Lyons; Treasurer, B. A. Beeson;
Supreme Judge, J. H. Rothschild; Attor
ney-General, John Y. Stone. Clerks of
courts and Railroad Commissioners were
The platform reaffirms devotion to the
principles of the Republican party,
heartily indorses President Harrison's ad
ministration, indorses protection princi
ples, favors an expansion of currency as
will meet . with the growing demands
of the Increase in population and
trade, and offset contraction resulting
from the continuation .of the with
drawal of national bank circulation;
to this end it favors such legis
lation as will utilize as money the entire
silver product of our mines, and such laws
as will aid in the ultimate unrestricted
use of both precious •* metals as
money. The platform also favors liberal
pensions; demand a fiee ballot, honest
count and the suppression ol trusts and
like combines. On the temperance ques
tion it declares against compromise with
the saloons and stands by the people of the
State in their hostility to their spread and
power, calling upon Congress to protect the
powers of States.
St. Paul, June —The Prohibition
State Convention to-day made the fol
lowing nominations: For Governor, J.
H. Pinkham of Minneapolis; Lieuten
ant-Governor, George Barrett; Secre
tary of State, J. ' S. Uillidow of
Kandoyihl County; Treasurer. X. B. Frost
of Ramsey County; Auditor. Ole Kton of
Douglass County: Attorney-General, Rob
ert Taylor of Dodge County; Clerk of the
Supreme Court, wi E. Dean ot Lincoln
Pom-land (Me.), June 25.— The Prohibi
tion State Convention to-day nominated
Aaron Clark of Buxton for Governor.
(hnrrhps Struck by Liehtnin?.
New Yokk, June 2...— Three churches
were struck by lightning last night. The
Catholic churches at Xew Koclielle, in this
State, and Willimantic, Conn., were totally
destroyed, and the Pilgrim Congregational
Church at Harlem was damaged.
Failure of Cctt-n-Brokers.
Ni.w Yokk, Juno 25,— Just before the
close of the Cotton Exchange to-day word
was received that the prominent concern of
U. E. Uueston & Co. had tailed. They
have been large operators on the hull side,
and a sharp decline in prices forced out
their margins. The liabilities are not yet
Funeral of Hon. G orge W. McCrary. .
Keokuk (Iowa), June 25.— The funeral ot
the late George W. McCrary was held here
to-day. Justice Miller ol the United States
Supreme Court aud many other prominent
persons were present. Ex-President Hayes
was unavoidably absent.
The Gun Wa Conspirators.
Milwaukee, June 25.— Tne Gun Wa de
fendants were this afternoon bound over to
the Criminal Court, on a charge of conspir
acy, in bonds ol $1000 each.
PEOPLE TALKED ABOUT.
Professor James Kussell Lowell Is steadily re
gaining his health.
Mile. Louise Michel says that many of the
pleasameal hours ol her life have been spent in
prison. -'.■_;- .... .■■,-*.'.'..
• Queen Mary 'of Hanover, who died recently,
had ihe doubtful pleasure ol reading her owu
obituary Id the papers some years back.
Lord Diniravcii's eldest daughter, Lady Enid
Wy 911 1,9191, IS 10 years 111 age, pretty, 911
excellent violinist and ambitious lobe an author.
Citizen Jottrhi, who was sealed by the cham
ber of deputies fur Moiituiarire over General
lioulaneer, ls suffering irom a daugeiuus lip
cancer. . ••> - ■ -..- •-,.
The Queen of Spain speaks most excellent
English. She Is SO . years old aud a woman of
extraordinary accomplishments iv social and
business ways. l\|Jti|li IHIM;'
- The President will spend a day in camp with
the Pennsylvania National Guard at Mount
(ili-iii... Ii inislviinia really encamps aiiaimy,
since she calls out about booo men. .
- Leonard K. Wilson, who has been private sec
retary to Mr, Stanley since the taller last vol out
of lhe woods, has Just been engaged '" a similar
capacity by the King of lhe Belgians.
The Emperor of Russia Is bnildiiig a yacht
which will be inure man - twice the size iol the
■English royal yacht, having accommodation* for
200 persona. No nihilists with i bombs will be
shipped fur seamen If the Emperor cau help it. v
THE SILVER BILL.
Free-Coinage Amendments De
feated in the House.
Retnrned to the Senate, and a Conference
Debate on the Question of tbe Admission
of Wyoming— The National Elec
tion Bill Assailed.
Special Dispatches to The Morning Call.
Washington, Juue 25. —The Consular
and Diplomatic Bill was amended in several
instances.' Ono amendment increased the
salary at Constantinople from $7500 to
810,000, and another gives $05,000 toward
the survey of the intercolonial railway fore
shadowed by the Pan-American Congress.
The bill then passed, as also did the bill to
prevent collisions at sea.
Several petitions wero received aud re
The conference report on the Pensions
Appropriation Bill was presented. The
Senate receded from only one amendment
not arranged in the conference — that for the
appointment of two additional pension
agents, and tho bill now goes to tlie Presi
The Senate bill to prevent transportation
in bond of merchandise between the United
States and Mexico, and to restore that right
whenever the Zona Libra is abolished, was
The Senate then went into executive ses
The doors were reopened and the Senate
took up the House bill for the admission of
Wyoming as a State.
The bill was temporarily laid aside and
Ingalls offered a resolution instructing the
Committee on Privileges and Elections to
inquire into the publication in the Becord
to-day of a personal explanation by Call
and report whether it is in accordance with
the rule, etc. This led to a sharp spat, in
the course of which Ingalls charged Call
with having "deliberately falsified thu Bec
ord." He was called to order and modified
this, making it "changed the Becord." The
resolution went over without action and the
Senate proceeded with the Wyoming Admis
The report of the Committee on Terri
tories being read, Vest opposed the bill. He
knew in the past States had been admitted
with small populations because of some
sectional or party exigencies, but none such
existed now. Wyoming, he said, has a
population of not over 00,000, scattered over
an immense area of nearly 7000 square
miles. Vest would uot vote for the auuiis
sion of Wyoming with its present Constitu- ,
tion permitting woman suffrage. Woman
suffrage was antagonistic to the spirit and
institutions of the American people. He
deplored the extension of suffrage to the
colored men in the South, and said no in
telligent man to-day would give it to them.
He himself would no more give them lhe
right of suffrage than he would give a
deadly weapon to a child. He certainly
would not give it to colored women, who
were far more impulsive aud thoughtless
thau the men. Another objection Vest
made to the Constitution of Wyoming was
that ii gave the right of holding properly to
Piatt said Wyoming bad as good a right
to admission as any Territory ever admit
ted. He was surprised that the gentlemen
devoted to " home rule" should not be will
lug to allow a Territory to decide the woman
suffrage question for Itself. Uo believed
the population of Wyoming to be nearer
125,000 than 100,000. In conclusion Piatt
spoke of the great resources of Wyoming,
and said that with irrigation it could sup
port 10,000,000 people.
At the close of Plait's remarks he made
an effort to have a vote taken on the bill,
but Vest objected and moved an amend
ment aud the Senate adjourned.
Non-Concurrence in the Senate Amendments
to the Silver Bill.
Washington, June 25. — Conger in a
lengthy speech yesterday defended the ac
tion of the committee in presenting the Sil
ver Bill to the House for its immediate ac
tion. The subject was debated until a late
hour. Bland, Townsend, Kerr, Post, Hill,
Kelly, Stroble, Wheeler aud B.irtinu taking
Boutelle presented the conference report
on the Naval Appropriation Bill, and in
sisted on its consideration, notwithstand
ing the objection of Bland that he (Bou
telle) was thereby consuming the short
time for debate on tlio Silver Bill.
Boutelle made a short explanation of the
details of the agreement reached in confer
ence, and called for the previous question.
which was ordered— 139, noes 100—
the conference report was adopted.
On motion of Conger debate on the Silver
Bill was extended till 3 o'clock. |
Morse of Massachusetts took the floor in
support of the Houso bill aud in opposition
to the Senate bill.
The debate was continued by Taylor of
Illinois, Peters of Kansas, Cutcheon of
Michigan, Gunnell of Minnesota, Bayne of
Virginia, Williams of Illinois and others.
McKiuley. in closing tho debate, said he
wanted the use of both metals to continue,
ami opposed the Senate amendments. : He
wanted the metals to stand side by side,
equal in purchasing power and legal tender
quality. The gentlemen who favored the
Senate amendments wanted silver to do all
of the work. Whatever we have for money
in this country must be equal in purchas
ing power and legal tender quality, whether
gold, paper or as silver dollars, each re
deemable in the other and each exchange
able for the other and each of equal value.
The hour of 3 having arrived, Conger
moved that voting begin.
Bland moved the House concur in the
Springer moved that separate votes be
had on each section.
The first vote taken was on the proposi
tion to concur in the first section of the
Senate bill, providing fur the free coinage
of silver, the coins to be full legal tender,
ln place of the first section of the House
bill, providing for tbo coinage of £4.500,000
worth of silver per month.
Springer's motion was defeated — ayes
135, noes 152.
The following-named Republicans voted
with the ; Democrats in - lavor of the free
coinage amendments: Bartine, Carter,
Connel), He Haven, Featherstone. Funston,
Gilford. Hermann, Kelley, Laws, Morrow,
Perkins, Peters, Post, Smith (Illinois),
Towusend - (Colorado), : Turner (Kansas)
Williams (Ohio). Dorsey, Anderson (Kan
sas), Owen (Indiana), Wade, Morrill— 25.
The following Democrats voted . with the
Republicans to non-concur: Andrew,
Buckalew, Campbell, Clancy, Covert,
Dunphy, Dargan, Flower, Giessenhainer,
Maisli, McAdoo, Mutcliler, O'Neil (Massa
chusetts), Qumn, Spinula, Tracey, Turner
(New York', Vaux, Wiley, Wilcox, Rusk,
The pairs were: Atkinson (West Vir
ginia) with ; Phelan, McCormick ' and Mor
gan, Nute and McCarthy. T. M. Bowne
and Outhwalte, Pickler and Stahlnecker,
Walker (Massachusetts) and Wike, Randall
Massachusetts) | and Cluuie, Osborne and
Hayes, Wheeler (Michigan) and » liar nig.
Dalzell '.; and Martin • (Texas), ',- Ray . and
Hooker, J. D.. Taylor and Price, Thomp
son and Senev, Rockwell and Rodgers,
Clark (Wisconsin) i and Walker (Missouri),
Cooper 'Ohio! and Dibble, Buchanan (New
Jersey) and Lawler,* Wickham and Biggs,
Grosveruor and Voder. ' .
The absentees were: Fitch of New York,
Wright of Virginia, Caldwell of Ohio.
• The announcement of ■; the vote was i re
ceived with cheers on the Republican side.
Springer then withdrew his request for a
separate vote on . each ' section, ' and - the
House, by a rising vote of 146 to 85, non
coucurred» iv ail ■ the remaining --• Senate
amendments. ".*". '-..,'* ■■."_. • ..',■'■■ '
.-.; The vote of the Pacific j Coast delegation
was as follows: ' Bartine ol Nevada. Carter
of Montana, Dellaveu and Morrow of Call-;
fornia, Hermann of Oregon and Towusend
Colorado voted with the Democrats in lavor
of the free-coinage amendment: MclCenna,
Vandever and Wilson of Washington
against the free-coinage amendment. Biggs
was absent and Clunie was paired. The
bill now goes back to the Senate with the
request that it appoint a Conference Com
Hiit (Illinois) presented a conference re
port on the Diplomatic Appropriation Bill
and ie was agreed to.
Cannon from the Committee on Rules re
ported back a substitute for the resolution
introduced by Long (Massachusetts) setting
apart five days of the present week for con
sideration of the National Election Bill.
The substitue provides that immediately aft
, er the passage of the Silver Bill the House
1 proceed with the Election Bill, until July
2, at 2 o'clock, when the previous question
is to be consider ordered. The will not in
terfere with the general appropriation bills.
Springer - moved to adjourn and Enloo
shouted, "This is a bill to revolutionize the
Finally it was agreed to allow forty min
utes' debate on the resolution, with the un
derstanding that the previous ' question
should be considered, and Springer with
drew his motion to adjourn.
* McMillin and Bluuut vigorously attacked
the bill, and from this time on there was
great confusion on the floor. Cannon and
O'Neal! (Indiana) engaged in a colloquy
somewhat personal,' and this added so
much to the already existing disorder that
the Sergeant-at-Arms came forward with
his mace of office and restored order.
Springer moved to table the resolution.
On the yeas and nays vote this •as lost.
Yeas, 110: nays, 113; Coleman (Louisiana)
being the only Republican who voted with
The text of the Tariff Bill, with the
changes recommended by the Senate Fi
nance Committee and explanations thereof,
were furnished to-day to the Senate. The
committee believes that lead contained in
silver ore should be admitted for less than
lead in any other form, hence tlie duty of
134 cents per pound. As to sugar the
committee says: "Sugar, uu to No. 13,
Dutch standard, as placed upon the free
list, as a matter of wise public policy, and
a bounty provided in order to encourage the
domestic production." The committee
says as to wool: "The demand from rep
resentative wool-growers of the country
that rates upon wool should be largely
increased, lias led the committee
to recommend the adoption of the new
classification herein suggested, which it is
hoped will result in the uniform and honest
classification of wool. The increase of rates
for manufacturers' wool has been made
uecessary by this increase in wool rates.
The minority report in opposition to the
Federal Election Bill denounces Federal
interference in Stato elections, and says
one election under its provisions, if fully
applied, would cost the tux-payers of the
country 810,000,000. The report also makes
a strong objection to the provision of the
bill making final returns of elections made
by the District Board of Commissioners to
the clerk of the House prima facie evidence
of the election results. It says the bill is
After arranging to meet at 11 o'clock for
six days, during which the debate will con
tinue, the House adjourned.
Argument in Favor of Dismissing Caset
Washington, June 25.— Hon. Thomas
Wren of Eureka, Nev., appeared before the
Commissioner of the Land Office to-day and
argued in favor of dismissing the cases
against miners for cutting timber from pub
lic lands. Colonel H. U. Markham has left
Washington for California.
Washington, June 25.— The adjustment
of salaries of postmasters of the second
class offices for the next fiscal year was
made public this afternoon. Following are
the offices on the Pacific Coast where
changes have been made in salaries:
California— Following offices have been
increased: Alamena, from 81900 to $2100;
Eureka and Marysville, from 82000 to 82100;
Fresno, from 82500 to 82000; San Jose, from
S2SOO to 82900; Santa Cruz, from 82200 to
82300. The following were reduced: Pas
adena, from 82500 to 82300; San Bernar
dino, from $2*loo to $2300; Santa Barbara,
fro in $2400 to 82300; San Diego, from 83000
to 82700. --.-...-.--a ....
Oregon— Astoria, increased from S2OOO to
82200, and Salem from 82200 to $2400.
Washington — Olympia, increased from
$1400 to 82000; Port Towusend, from SI7OO
to 82000; Spokane Falls, from 82000 to
82000; Walla Walla, from 82300 to §2400.
Land Offi:. Decisions.
Washington, June 25.— The Secretary of
the Interior has affirmed the decision of the
Laud Commissioner in allowing Thomas A.
Means to make a homestead entry to two
tracts of land in Visalia District, Cal., to
which the Southern Paciiic also laid claims
as being within the limits of their grant.
The Secretary also affirmed a decision of
the same officer in allowing Edward F. Tay
lor to make a homestead entry to two tracts
of land lv San Francisco, Cal., which are
claimed by the Central Pacific Railroad
Company as being within the limits of
The Pension List.
Washington, June 25.— The following
pensions have been granted:
California — Original invalid, Abdras
Btihler, San Francisco. Increase, John 1).
Better, San Bernardino.
Wasninaton— Mexican War widow, Susan,
widow of Thomas T. Andrews, Goldeudale.
Oregon— lncrease, Michael Cunningham,
War Claims Allowed.
Washington*, June 25.— The House War
Claims Committee has favorably reported
the bill reimbursing the States of Calilor
nin, Oregon and Nevada for money by them
expended in suppressing the War of the
Rebellion, in the following amounts, viz.:
California, $2,451,309; Oregon, §224,526; Ne
Washington, June 25.— J. L. Bandies
has been appointed Postmaster at Vance,
Lewis County, Wash., vice J. T. Chiicoat,
Indian Aecnt Appointed.
Washington, June 25.— John 'fully of
Montana has been nominated an Indian
agent for the Tongue River Agency, Mon
Large Quantity of Perishable Freight De
layed by Railroad Strikes.
Chicago, June From indications to
night it is feared that to-morrow every
railroad entering Chicago will be tied up,
and every carrying trade of the city be tied
up. . No final decision was reached at
the conference of the Illinois Central offi
cials this evening. It will be rendered
to-morrow at 10 o'clock, and on it depends
the whole ' issue. The Chairman ,of the
Grievance Committee is responsible for the
statement . that if . an agreement is not
reached, the Brotherhood Switchmen. will
call out the men on all the other roads.
These men • are entirely in sympathy with
the Illinois Central strikers and ready to go
out at a moment's notice.
There is danger, unless the strike Is soon
settled, that it will spread to - other roads.
The Big Four" road, which has a track
age arrangement with the Illinois * Central,
finding itself unable to get freight into tbe
city, made arrangement with the Chicago
and Eastern Illinois. Suspecting that the
Illinois Central was doing the same thing,
the Eastern Illinois men refused to handle
any of. the "Big Four" cars. This has
caused another block. ,
■ On the Illinois Central tracks large quan
tities of fruits and berries are side-tracked
at various points and are fast rotting. The
officials of the road have issued an order to
sell these goods as fast as possible. - Com
mittees of trainmen from several roads, In
cluding the : Chicago, Milwaukee and St,
Paul and the Chicago St. Paul and Kansas
City roads, have offered to make the strike
general unless ■ tbe trouble is settled * to
night. Superintendent * Russell was for
merly connected wi^h these roads and they
say he proved : so . obnoxious ■ that he was
forced off those lines. ■-■**-■
Sr. Louis, June 25.— Four hundred and
fifty men employed by the various roads
struck at East St. Louis ' this s forenoon for
an advance «in - wages. -.'Much perishable
freight Is tied up. - . . *
CM|ggtfriH ■ *»
Harvard Commencement Exercises.
i..-. Boston, June 25.— Commencement : exer
cises at Harvard were held to-day before a
distinguished . audience. -Grover Cleveland
was present aud ' on ; general • recognition
wai loudly applauded*
ESDOR IN JAIL.
He Returns From Los Angeles
and Is Arrested*.
The So-Called Marriage Contract Found in
His Foßieision— Hs Wids Carrie
Henrici in the Sooth.
Henry Esdor, for whom the police have
been searching for several days, wag ar
rested last niglit at 501 Jones street by De
tective. Burke on a warrant charging him
with abduction. The complainant in tho
case is William Heurici, a young man who
is the brother of the girl the accused is
charged with abducting.
The prisoner, who claims to have been a
saw-mill-owner, about six years ago be
came acquainted with the Henrici family,
living at 1107 Eighteenth street, in this
city, consisting of Mrs. Henrici, a widow,
and three children— two girls and a boy.
It is charged that Esdor so ingratiated
himself into the confidences of the widow
that he obtained the greater portion
of her property valued at 810,000 and con
verted it to lii own use. Last January Mrs.
Henrici died and Esdor produced a will mak
ing him executor of her estate and guardian
of the children. A few months later a creditor
of the estate made complaint in the Superior
Court and a new administrator was ap
pointed. An uncle of the Henrici children
also became dissatisfied with Esdor's guar
dianship and caused his removal, the uncle
being substituted in his stead.
The new guardian had tbe children re
moved from the house where Esdor re
sided, but the latter induced two of them
to return to him. They were William, the
complainant in the felony case, and Carrie
Heurici, aged about 14 years. Matters ran
along smoothly under the latter ar
rangement until about two weeks
ago, when the brothei of the girl dis
covered that Esdpr's relations with the girl
weie closer than that of guardian. The
brother raised a scene, which Esdor en
deavored to prevent by producing a
marriage contract with Carrie. The
contract was of a one-sided character
however, being made out only by the girl,
and containing her acknowledgment of be
ing his wife. The alleged husband did not
put himself on record as her spouse nor did
he explain his failure to do so. The con
tract made out by the girl was found in the
prisoner's possession. It reads as follows:
To Mr. 11. J. Esdor— By the memory of my
mother and father 1 do say and promise to you
that 1 vow, love ana cherish you only, aud that I
always will be true and litiihiul to you, seeking
no excuses, and liud uo causes whatever, and will
be your wile only (or uot lie married at all) and
as such wit*- he loving, true and faithful to you,
and to listen to no oue, hot do as you tell me and
believe you only. All this I do promise and
agree from my own feellogs without fear or per
suasion. (JAKRIE E. ll i.m: i. i.
Snn Francisco, May 12, 1800. .
Young Henrici was not mollified by the
production of the so-called contract, but
vowed he would swear out a warrant for
the arrest of his ex-guardian, aud did so.
Esdor, however, took alarm, and
with the girl fled from the city.
Henrici thereupon swore out another
warrant for tho apprehension of his psuedo
brother-in-law on a charge of abduction.
Being out of the city, the police were un
able to serve the document, but the accused
returned here last Mouday night.
On Tuesday morning lie called at
the office of Mr. Hunter, Secretary
of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
to Children, with whom he had been for
merly employed. Esdor stated he had en
deavored to arrange matters satisfactorily
by again marrying the girl. Ho said
he had gone *. ith her to Los
Angeles and was there married . by
a minister named Wright. When asked
how he obtained a license, the girl being
then under age, he said that he had
consulted the County Clerk about the diffi
culty and was directed to have a guardian
appointed for the girl. This was done by
a certain gentleman in Los Angeles, and
the marriage was duly performed last Sat
urday. Esdor then concluded to return
here to face his troubles.and offered the mar
riage certificate in palliation of his offense.
He claims that Mr. Hunter showed the doc
ument to Police Judge Lawlor, who ordered
the warrants to be withdrawn and that the
Chief of Police instructed his officers ac
Tho accused was much surprised when
the officer arrested him last night. He is
about 35 years of age, and has a handsome
appearance. He denied the charges of ab
sorbing Mrs. Henrici'sproperty.audsaid the
only money he obtained from the widow was
$900 which lie borrowed and subsequently
repaid. He also denied the story that he
had never been divorced from his first wife,
and was therefore afraid to attach his name
to the " marriage contract." He claimed
he was divorced from his first wife twelve
years ago in the old District Court.
He left the girl, Carrie, in Los Angeles,
and when searched last night a letter from
her was found on him. It was of an affec
tionate nature, and expressed the wish that
he would be soon out of his troubles.
Eastern Demand for Canned Goods— The Prune
Market— Chics Salea.
New York, June 25.— -The demand in
this market for California canned fruits has
taken a decided start the past week. Local
commission firms booked a number of
orders. Many of these orders were dupli
cates from customers who went slow when
the order season opened, but who seem set
tled down to the belief that the supply of
canned fruits will be unusually light
Peaches are the favorites, apricots coming
next in order. Tlie run on those fruits has
resulted in a 10 to 15 cents advance over the
opening prices in many instances, while
some packers refuse to sell goods straight
Peaches and anricots are made to carry
other fruits along.
A fact of possible Interest to California
prune-growers is announced, Il is said that
three concerns have secured control of the
entire stock of Turkish prunes. Ouly 800
casks are vow in transit to this country.
The price has been placed at 6% cents per
pound in casks.
A car of California fruit, which was to be
auctioned by Goodsell, has not arrived,
consequently there was no sale here. Good
sell received a dispatch tbat the car was
disabled and had been taken from the train
at Chicago. ,
CHICAGO, June 25.— Porter Bros, sold
three car-loads of Royal Anne cherries to
day at $2 30 to S2 45; blacks, S2 SO; apricots,.
$1 35 to Sl 75; peaches, $1 to Sl 55; plums,
$1 20 to S5 50.
The Montgomery Auction Company sold
for account of the Earl Fruit Compauy two
car-loads. Peaches brought 50 to Sl 25;
apricots, Sl 05 to $140; Royal Anne cher
ries, SiM to Sl CO; cherry plums, $2 50.
■ " ..
The Fight of ths Wholesale Sealers Against
.'■■y*r*.i. the Rebate System.
New York, June 25.— The committee ap
pointed by the Wholesale Liquor Dealers'
Association to confer with the whisky
trust reported to-day. ■ The trust declined
to rescind the rebate. A motion was adopted
that the wholesale dealers proceed immedi
ately to . build distilleries on the co-ODera
tive plan, and raise subscriptions for that
purpose. A committee was appointed.
FATAL BOILER. EXPLOSION.
A Stave Mill Destroyed and Three Men
Ithaca (Mich.), June 25.— A boiler in the
Gardner Stave-mill exploded this afternoon,
killing Charles Brown, Fred Turker and
Engineer Smith, and fatally injuring four
other men. - The mill was destroyed.
LOUISIANA ■ LOTTERY.
The Amended Franchise Bill Fasted ' by the
Home of Representatives.
Baton Rouge (La.), June !' 28.— After
adopting : the amendment eliminating the
monopoly features, the House passed the
Lottery Bill by a vote of C 6 to 29.
: ■ ♦
Bool* of Esftrence and Pamphlet to Bs Pub-
BMB9HKI. lished in Eaglish.'l^SßS§S
New York, June 25.— The North Amer
lean Turnbuud decided to-day to build a
Turner Hall costing £60,000 at Milwaukee
on the grounds presented by two Milwau
kee ■'-, ladies. The convention * decided
to • > publish .- -• In . - : English • -.-. a .«. book ;of
reference for the guidance of . Turner
teachers in the . public schools, :- and i also
publish in the same . language a pamphlet
setting forth the objects of the society. ■■ By
ft unanimous vote v the ' convention iv
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
dorsed the platform of the Personal
Rights League and resolved that the Turn
ers of the United States shall join its
ranks and actively participate in its policy
of political and general reform. Hereafter
boxing, wrestling, swimming and the mas
sage treatment will be included in the cur
riculum of the society, and doctors be en
gaged to give lessons to pupils in bandaging
and dressing wounds.
DOINGS IN LONDON.
The License Question— Meeting cf French
London, June 25. —The Cabinet has de
cided to drop the licensing clause in the
Local Taxation Bill, but postponed a de
cision regarding the disposal of the license
An important French Royalist conference
is in progress at the Hotel Albemarle, in
this city, this evening. The chief leaders
of the party are present, and others have
been summoned from France.
One Has Sentenced to B. Shot and Another
to Ten Yeirs' Imprisonment.
El Taso (Tex.), June 25— C. R. Walters
was sentenced by the court of l'aso del Norte
to-day to be shot, and J. R. O'L.iughlin was
sentenced to ten years' imprisonment for
killing a lewd woman in Paso del Nort**, la
May, 188.1. The condemned men are both
citizens of the United States, and have ap
pealed to this Government fur protection.
Henry M, Stanley Made a Doctor of Civil
London, June 25. — Stanley and Miss
Tennant attended Commemoration-day ex
ercises at the Oxford University to-day and
were given a most uproarious reception.
The degree of Doctor of Civil Law was con
ferred upon Stanley and Professor Goodwin
of Harvard University.
Worded Like a Trust
T renton, June 25.— The American Gas
I nvestiuent Company has filed a certificate
of incorporation here. The capital stock
is fixed at $50,000,000, with only $10,000
paid in. The charter is worded like that
of a trust. It is believed here to be the
reorganization of the Chicago Gas Trust,
although it is also stated it Is a venture of
English capitalists. The fee for filing the
charter was £10,000, the largest the State
has ever received. ". ;*■
Will It Froio?ue or Dissolve.
London, June There is a rumor
prevalent among the Tories that the Gov
ernment fins resolved to dissolve Parlia
ment soon, possibly after the supplies for
the year are voted. It is hard to credit the
report, since tho dissolution would find the
Government in a very unfavorable posi
tion, but it has got entirely out of touch
with its followers and Is overwhelmed with
Snieide of a Disgast.d Variety Actress.
Denver. June 25.— Hazel Lelliss. daugh
ter of Police Commissioner Lelliss of Kan
sas City, took morphine at 6 o'clock last
night and died this morning. The girl came
here one month ago with the Barnett Vari
ety Company, which weut to pieces shortly
alter striking the town. The girl then
joined tbe Hay market- a local variety com
pany, and becoming disgusted with her life,
took this means of ending it.
Statu* Quo of Silver.
London, June 25.— The Statist estimates
the consumption of ounces of silver as fol
lows: Arts 20,000.000 ozs ; European - and
other countries, taken for coinage, 20.000,000;
takeu for India, 30,000.000; taken for China,
Japan and the East, 10,000,000. I Purchased
by the United States Government 30,000,000.
Total, 110,000,000. The total production at
the present time is 130,000,000 ounces.
Suicide and Murder.
Groverston (Tex.), June 25.— Great ex
citement was caused here last night by the
suicide of a beautiful young lady, Annie
Turner, the daughter of Judge John B.
Turner. - The excitement was Intensified
when her father took the pistol from the
hands of his dying daugliterand killed Pro
fessor Davis. Nothing is known further as
to the cause of the tragedy,
Mux. Will Not Swap.
City of Mexico, June 25.— The inter
view with Louis Holler, published in an
American paper, is not regarded here as of
any significance. The assertion that Mexico
might exchange the strip between El Paso
and Yuma for Lower California is declared
to be preposterous.
Not as Bad as Reported.
London, June 25.— The British bark Em
bleton, en route to Tacoma, Wash., which
was towed to Montevideo, has suffered less
damage by heavy weather than was at first
supposed. She will lighter and repair at
Montevideo, and then proceed on her jour
A Priest Sent to Prison.
Cork, June 25.— The court at Bantry to
day sentenced Father Crowley to one
month's imprisonment, and six more addi
tional in default of bail for good behavior
fur intimidating a Protestant clergyman at
Fit a. Accident.
Brest, June 25.— A foot-bridge leading
from a steamer to the lauding-stage at St.
Jean collapsed this morning, and hundreds
were thrown into the sea. Seven bodies
have been recovered. Many persons are
still missing. .
Ferdinand of Bulgaria.
Vienna, June 25.— is reported that
Prince ' Ferdinand, ruler of Bulgaria, in a
sudden and mysterious manner has started
for this city. His visit here, it is stated, is
connected with his critical position in Bul
Population of Denver.
Denver, June 25. —N0 official announce
ment has . been made by the Supervisor of
Census, but enough figures have oeen com
piled to warrant the statement that tha
population of Hrnver is about 120,000.
To Be Bowed Over A?ain.
Sydney* (Australia). June 25.— Owing to
a dispute over Monday's race, in which
O'Connor was defeated by Stansbury, the
oarsmen will row again Monday.
Gales in Scot'aad.
London, June 25.— Severe gales prevail
along the coast of Scotland.' 'Several fish- .
log vessels are missing.
Madrid, June 25.— The total cases of
cholera in Valencia to date are:,*, of which
113 were fatal.
A M jir Hade a Baronet.
. Berlin, June 25.— The Emperor con
ferred a Baronetcy on Major Wiseman to
Buckley Starts West.
NEW York, June 25.— Chris Buckley and
party started for California this evening.
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