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VOLUME LXVIII-NO. 58.
The Guatemalans Reported as
Having Been Again Routed
NEWS FROM UNOFFICIAL SOURCES
The Argentine Rebellion— lnsurgents
Receive Re-Enforcements — The
Causes That Lead to the Insur
rection — Object of Emperor
William's Approaching Visit to
. Special Dispatches to Tt'.v. MOBKtxo ___. ■' ';
New Yoke,; July 28.— Herald's I. a
Libertad dispatch says: "It is reported
here from unofficial sources that the Salva
doran troops again met the Guatemalans
near Jutiapa with the usual disastrous re
sults to the latter, who are in full retreat
on Juiiapa, followed by the victorious Sal
ills* VOLT IN GUATEMALA.
The "ft'hcis public Declared in a State cf
Guatemala, July 27.— A revolt has
broken out here against President Barillas
and his Cabinet, it is said under the leader
. ship of General l'.eteta and Colonel Aie
vals. The police force has been largely in
creased and a force of- soldiers is parading
the streets. Two hundred soldiers refused
to go on duty this morning because they
hud not been paid, and they were sent to
' prison. A mob paraded the streets shout
ing, "Death to Barillas." The ringleaders
were arrested, Much dissatisfaction ex
ists among the" military, and it is feared
they will soon join the revolutionists en
masse. The revolt is gaining ground every
Barillas' Cabinet wants him to suspend
hostilities with Salvador and turn his at
tention to the situation at home. lie is
still sending his troops toward the Salvador
frontier, however, He has issued a decree
. declaring the whole republic in a state of
siege, it is reported that Salvador's troops
are within sixty miles of .city. All pay-'
ments by the Guatemalan National Treas
ury have been peremptorily Stopped and a
subscription list for a forced loan is being
circulated. Money is sadly needed.
REVOLUTIONISTS GAINING POWER.
There is much dissatisfaction among the
military and the great fear now is that the
latter will make common cause with the
revolutionists. The President's house is
strongly guarded, no one being, allowed in
the vicinity except well-known persons.
The revolutionists are gaining more power
every minute, and it is quite likely that
business will be suspended before many
days or even hours elapse.
President Barillas held a council of war
. yesterday, and troops are being conscripted
to carry on the war with Salvador. Presi
dent Barillas wanted to assume the leader
ship of bis troops against Salvador, but
owing to the unsettled condition of. affairs
here ho has abandoned the idea of leaving
Use capital. President Barillas has caused
a decree to Issue declaring the whole repub
li.* in a state at _ siege ami suspended a"
constitutional guarantees. It is said that
Salvador troops are within sixty miles ol
Guatemala and are constantly being rein
The United States cruiser Banger has
MASSING TKOOI'S. *
City of Mexico, July 27.— Several revo
lutionary bands are marauding near the
Mexican frontier in Guatemalan territory.
Both Guatemala and San Salvador are try
ing lo mass troops with the utmost baste,
but Guatemala finds a difficulty in the dis
eatisfacliun-of l.er soldiers.
Richfield Springs (X. V.), July 27.—
A cipher dispatch received here to-day by
an official of the Guatemalan Government
says tbat Guatemala septs the war pro
voked by San Salvador and will continue it
until San Salvador elects a legitimate Presi
dent in place of Ezeta. A battle was fought
on the 23 I. The same dispatch says that as
Salvador commands the cable -to Central
America the Government only allows dis
patches favorable to itself to be sent. Hon
duras, the dispatch further says, will re
main neutral for the present, but may join
with Guatemala if events require it.
loEorgen's Ee-Eaforced by Acoth r Bitta!-
icn— lhe Authorities Op-n Neeotiations.
Buenos Ayres, July 27.— Generals Cam
pos and Arrendontio, commanding tho in
surgents, scived the arsenal, barracks
and Plaza Lavvale. Their forces include
five military and two citizen battalions and
the cadet corps. The Government com
mands seven battalions and expects rein
forcements from Zsirate. The street con
flicts on Saturday were adverse to the Gov
ernment. The losses on both sides are
heavy. Many buildings havo been de
stroyed. The navy remains neutral. . Sen or '
Pellegrini, Vice President, has assutmd the
At 1:30 o'clock this afternoon another
battalion of troops, with arms and baggage.
Joined the insurgents. The populace sup
fort the revolution, which has extended to
Providence. The authorities are negotiat
ing with tbe insiugents.
EVENTS PRECEDING the revolt.
New York, July Senhor Grendes,
one of the best-known merchants of Buenos
Ayres, said, "When 1 lett Buenos Ayres a
month ago things were in a decidedly unset-.
. tied condition. President Ceiuian was even
conscious of a strong' opposition to his
Government, but he had organized at Ro
s.irio and at Cordova, as well as iv the in
terior provinces, a party which seemed
more than likely to over-balance in
power that which was growing against
bini at the capital. The troops in the prow
inces were well affected toward the Govern
ment, because there was really a determined
effort on its part to pay the soldiers their
earnings, a thing almost wholly unknown
In previous limes.
TJKrOPULAR FINANCIAL PROPOSITION.
My Lelief is that the. revolution was
started prematurely, being precipitated by
' the at rest, a very short time before, of Gen
eral Campos and his chief aid and confi
dant, Colonel Figueroa. Campos, I pre
sume, sent out a manifesto of some sort
from his prison, and his followers assem
bled with startling alacrity. nor Arem
has been a life-long friend of Campos.
Whatever else contributed to the trouble
the chief reason was heated discussion
which arose between the Government
and the Radical party about three
months ago concerning the advisa
bility of negotiating a new loan In Paris.
Celman is an exceedingly popular man in
the Republic, and his discomfiture can only
be one of short duration.
Senhor' Canovas, a Montevideo banker;
agreed with Grenades.
A passenger on the Umbria.wlio left
Buenos Ayres July 12th, says: "When I
left Buenos Ayres there had been several
public or civil meetings held there, '
at which revolutionary speeches were
made. One of the meetings .1 attended.
There were probably 15,000 0r 20,000 persons
present. Alejandro M. Aretn presided and
the • speeches were of a fiery nature.
One cause for complaint was over
the issuing of laud bonds. Such
bond 4 , in the Province of Buenos Ayres
alone, have been issued to the amount of
"■00,000,000 pesos. The meeting resulted In
denunciation of the G.-ivernmcnt and Its
method of financiering,* and called for
reformation of its ways." After the
. meeting I saw sailors and soldiers with
bayonets on guard around President Cel
mau's residence. The crowd in the streets
was something amazing. When the people
surged- toward the ; President's bouse the
guards pushed them back at the points of
their , bayonets. This lasted for a while
until a rifle was discharged and the crowd
CAUSE OF THE CRISIS.
The Herald's Washington correspondent
says that the Argentine Legation < has re
ceived no news from Buenos Ayres, Ac
The Morning Call.
cording to a well-posted diplomat the pe
culiar discontent* and hard times are the
main cause of the present crisis. "But this
is largely attributed to the bad financial
pc'.icy and maladministration of the party
in power, known as the Jaurlsta party.
The next Presidential election does not
come off until Oc tober, 1892, and the people
of Buenos Avres were not willing to wait
and settle the issue at the polls, ln fact,
the anti-Jnarista party have little hope of
winning the elections. The majority of
the State Governors at the present time
are members of the Juarista party and they
are already planning to control the election
of 1892. For this reason the people of
Buenos Ay res have resorted to force."
THE REPORTS DOUBTED.
Vice-Consul de Castro of the Argentine
Republic says: "if I was a betting man 1
would be willing to lay a wager of a thou
sand to ten that there has been no revolu
tion. Il there had been any trouble threat
ening I would have heard of it long ago.
A WEAK PRESIDENT. •
* New York, July 27.— The Tribune says:
President Juarez Celman of the Argentine
Republic, is a liberal and enlightened man,
something like one of his predecessors.
Wise Sarmieuto, but being rather weak aud
undecided, he leaves the government ma
chinery in the bands of the Vice-President,
Carlos Pellegrini, who is more of a reckless
financier than a statesman. Pellegrini was
seven years ago director of an Influential
paper in Buenos Ayrcs, the Sod .America,
which he left without having settled all his
accounts. When be became a Director of
the National Bank, he went to London and
contracted a loan lor the Argentine Repub
lic, became a member of the Cabinet, and
was chosen Vice-President. Pellegrini,
though with honest intentions, belongs to
a school of financiers like the famous Law,
and he exploited 100 recklessly and too far
in advance ot the natural resources of the
London, July 27.— dispatch to the
Times from Buenos Avres, recanting yes
terday's revolt, says the first steps at over
thro.ving the Government were taken by
the artillery, which was joined by
somo civilians. A part of the In
fantry afterward joined them and
the firing soon became heavy. In the after
noon the revolutionary Government issued
a decree ordering tho mobolization of the
Natioual Guard. Bate in the afternoon at
tacks were made by the Government troops
on the citizens' battalions and the troops
were repulsed. Many policemen, artillery
men and citizens are dead. The Minister
of War is reported killed.
The Scheme to Control Chicago Stock Yards
Receives a Elow.
London, July 27.— A World dispatch
says: The failure to float the Chicago stock
yard scheme this week has been the sever
est blow that London has received for some
time. Not even the united power of
Chauncey Depew, the Vanderbilts, As
t its, Phelps, the late American Minister to
England, and Clarence Seward, who came
over here purposely to push the enterprise,
could float it. The underwriters are badly
stuck with debentures. The real reason is
that the American investors Insisted on re
taining control. To float any American
scheme in London now it is necessary to
guarantee at least 10 per cent profit, and
also to let the Britishers have their own
A Fireman's Strike Imtrftr-'S With Travel
Belw-an Dover and Calais.
London, July 27.— Passengers between
Dover and Calais had a lively time yester
day and to-day, in consequence ol the
strike among tin-men on the steamers. The
piers were crowded with strikers, and as
the boats were delivered the strikers
assumed a threatening attitude. The
Dover hotels are crowded with Americans
who are afraid to cross, while a large
number of them remained in Loudon to-day
for the same reason.
BELLE BILTON Ul'M.O.
How a Eritish Lcrd'ing Won an UarsrcStab'e
LONDON, July 27.- A "World's .dispatch
says: Everything indicates that Lord
Dunlo will lose his suit for divorce. The
testimony taken so far shows beyond doubt
that Belle Hilton was formerly a woman of
vague ideas of morality, with two children.
She was won in a peculiar manner. Dunlo
and Lord Albert Osborne tossed or matched
pennies to see who should live with Belle
Bilton. She was ready for anything with a
title. Dunlo lost and married her.
GERMANY AND RUSSIA.
Tha Object of the Keuirg of the Empetor
and th: Cz ir.
Berlin, July 27.— The North German
Gazette says: "The journey* of Emperor
William to Russia has given rise to base
less rumors. Nothing more is expected
from the meeting with the Czar than that a
friendly interchange of ideas may do away
with existing difficulties and secure peace
able relations between Germany and Rus
EARL OF JERSEY.
A Member cf the House of Peers Made Gcv-
ernor of New South Wales.
London, July 27.— Victor Albert George
Child Villiers, Earl of Jersey, and Irish
Viscount Grandiaon, has been appointed
the new Governor of New South Wales.
Although, comparatively speaking, a young
man, having been born in 1845, he is the in
heriter of a title created 1097. His oldest
sen and heir is Viscount Villiers, bom in
- OVERCOME BY GAS.
Two Farmer* £nff cated While Repairing an
0 d Well.
• Winnipeg (Manitoba), Jul} 27.— At Ross
burn, yesterday, two farmers named Dun
canson and Patterson were overcome by
gas while repairing an old well, and both
were brought the surface dead. Dunranson
was a wealthy Scotchman, who recently ar
rived from the old country and was going
into farming extensively.
Pii-cs Lni'pold Badly Injired.
Munich, July 27.— While the Piince Re
gent was.out driving in the suburbs to-day.
bis carriage collided with a tram-far and
the Prince .was thrown out ond badly
bruised. He Is 69 years of age, and was ap
pointed Regent June 10, 1888.
Dr'scurV. and Famine.
London, July 27.— A dispatch from San
kim says : The recent bin insane lias demol
ished the water conductor, causing great
scarcity of water. Many natives are dying
WHO Fli-Kl) SHOT?
A Mysterious Slr>na*i Itccklessly I Ires
Carl Buschene, a sailor, engaged .in an
altercation with the bar-keeper of the Ber
liner saloon on Kearny and Commercial
streets at 1 o'clock this morning. A light
ensued during which Buschene severely
punished Ids opponent. Buschene then ran
out with a friend, and was followed by the
Officer Donnellan joined in the chase, 'but
the running meu were Ileet footed. When
near Montgomery street somebody stand
ing in the middle of the street, fired a shot
at both tho pursuers and the pursued, the
bullet whizzing by their heads. The shot
was both a foolish and a reckless one, who
ever fired it. It did not slop the men, how
ever, who kept on their course. They were
finally captured and taken CO the Central
Station. When searched neither man had
a pistol, and both swore that they did not
lire any pistol. The officers who ran
alter the men also swore that they
did not discharge any weapon. The
question is who fired the shot? Captain
Douglass spent consldeiable time in trying
to solve this problem, but was unable to do
so. llis theory is that one of the men ar
rested did the shooting.' Buschene was
charged with battery.
Single- I ix Society.
The Single-tax Society held a' meeting in
Pythian Castle, 909% Market street, last
evening, L. M. Manger, President, In the
chair. Professor Eckman sang "The Vil
lage Blacksmith," and George Smith sang
"Waiting." M. Monahan of the Typo
graphical Union was the principal speaker,
aim took as his subject, "Organized Laboi,"
W. llinton Sr. will speak next Sunday.
The Herman Bicycle Union, which has 12,000
members, will Hold Us annual convention at
Munich on August Ist and 6111. On August 3d
and 4 li races will be held under ihe union's
auspices, and on August Gib all the delegates
will make a trip on weir wheels to Überamuier
SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY MORNING, JULY 28. 18JI0-EIGHT PAGES.
STRUCK BY A TRAIN.
Frightful Fate of an Entire
Be?. Dr. Bortsell's Farewell to His Con
Small-Pox on. a Transatlantic Steamer.
Legislation Demanded hy Railroad Em
ployes— Bakers' Strike.
Special Dispatches to This Mousing Cam..
Grafton* (W. Va.), July 27.— A frightful
railroad accident occuried here this morn
ing, resulting in the death of five persons,
members of ono family. Just about the
time the west-bound aeeomodatioui train
was due, William Golden, wiih his wife
and three children, started to cross the Bal
timore and Ohio tracks, but, seeing the
yard engine coining up they stopped to let
it pass. While watching the engine, a / pas
senger- train struck the family, instantly
killing the husband, wife and three chil
dren. The noise of the yard engine pre
vented the approach of the train from being
The Great Professional Three-Mile Race Won
by Gaud .
Dui.VTn, July 27.— crowd did not
gather Saturday afternoon until nearly tinio
for the big race. The weather was perfect.
The Minnesota and Winnipeg Senior four
oared race was the first one rowed, nnd at
tracted great interest. The Lurlines won
in 9:08& the Winnipegs' time being 9:23.
In the Junior single were: George 0. Net
tleton of the Minnesota Boat Club; W. 11.
Thompson of the Winnipeg Club, and 11. G.
Fitzgerald of the Lurlines. Nettletcn took
the lead and won the race easily. Time,
1:35. The Lurlines won the double in
10:17: Minnesota*, 10:17>4. It was a fine
race throughout the course and was the
closest race of the amateurs.
The great professional race hail a gOd
start at the shot, all spurting, but Gaudaur's
swift stroke soon took him ahead. He
turned first. Teenier second, ilosiiier third
and the others following. Gaudaur was
never headed, and came in apparently as
fresh as at the start, followed by Teenier
and Uosmer, with Haitian fourth, Teneyck,
II amm and McKay making a second bunch,
followed at considerable distance by the
tail-euders. The course was three miles
with a turn, and Gaudaur's time was 20:33.
The purses » ere sl7so fur the first; Saw for
the second, and £400 for the third. H*j
Th? Fropoatd Boycott of the Kcrth by th*
St. Louis', July 27.— Governor Ross of
Texas, in an interview yesterday, in reply
to an inquiry as to his opinion of the pro
posed boycott of the North by the South,
I derm Use proposed boycott utterly Impracti
cable, and It practicable, it woulil be unwise,
because it would anav tli • NoiTli and South
against each other lv permanent political, social
and coiiimeiclal hostility. It would withdraw
millions or EaMcrn cat-Hal fiom Use South and
destroy the cie-lit ol thousands of -Southern
chain*. It would. In every "southern
coinmuuliy, cieate implacable enmities be
tween those who wavered aud those who
leiuked lo join Hie lu>>cult. A citizen's loyalty
in bis Stale and coutilry would be tested by a
lalse standard, while in the >.'utth eveiy Intercut
would be arrayed -solidly against the South. II
practicable it would be liideieti-ible, because It
would involve the lujuiv ol lunius and toes
alike. It would be picolcicd upon Hie assump
tiou that th" Foice bill, ouca enacted Into law,
would be umepealable; that the just seiitlnii lit
ol all associations could not be relied upon io
relieve an oppressed section from a tneasuie
louiid to be tyrannical aud dangeious to peace.
STRIKE OF CHICAGO RAKERS.
A Demand for Two Hours' Less Work on
Chicago, July 27. — Fifteen hundred
journeymen bakers, all members of the
German union, quit work' last night with
out a moment's notice. The strike is to
enforce a demand for two hours' less work
on Saturdays. Unless the dispute is quickly
settled there is a probability that the bakers
of other nationalities in the city, number
ing probably 1500 more, will also strike.
The bakers' strike ended to-day, nearly
all the employers conceding the demands.
The men have gained the uniform time of
ten hours' work for a day. SfFfS
Questions Considered by the Grand Council of
she Protective Union.
Boston, July 27.— Delegates from 105
railroad centers in this country and Can
ada attended a meeting of the Grand Coun
cil of the Steam Railroad Men's Protective
Union to-day. '1 he necessity for an auto
matic draw-bar, guard-rail and the higher
elevation of bridges were forcibly pre
sented by many delegates. The questions
of reduced hours of labor for trainmen and
switchmen and more wages were discussed,
but nothing definite done. Several stand
ing committees and the President were In
structed to secure enactment by the Legis
latures in tho interests of railroad em
BONOKS io ERICSSON.
King Oscar of Swtden Will Receive the Re-
New York, July 27.— committee in
charge of the arrangements for the removal
of the remains of the late Captain Ericsson
have received a communication from King
Oscar of Sweden, stating that he was taking
active interest in the final interment of the
remains, and when they, reached Sweden
he would see they were received with all
the honors usually awaideiLa Swedish Duke
or Admiral. *___
Arrival of a French Steamer at New York
With a Bick Stewarsl.
New York, July 27.— French steam
er La Boiirgngii", which arrived here from
Havre yesterday, on the latter portion of
her voyage made the interesting discovery
Of a case of small-pox on board, in the per
son of one of the cabin stewards. When
the Bourgogne arrived at quarantine he
was removed to tbo pest hospital. The
health officer vaccinated all the passengers
who sal at the table at which the sick man
waited, and all the steward's force.
SEN Oil ROMERO.
Rumor That the Mexican Minister Is to Eater
San Antonio, July 27.— Senor Romero,
Mexican Minister at Washington, passed
through this city to-day en route to Mexico.
He disclaimed any political significance in
tho visit to his home, which, he said, was
purely a personal one, he having been away
for six years. Intimate friends, ncwever,
declare that he is going to Mexico in re
sponse to a call from President Diaz, who
intends promoting him to an important
post in the Ministry.
AID FOR TBE INJURED.
Tho L-.wrencs Cyclone-Belief Fund—Pa
tients Djssg Well.
Lawrence (Mass.), July 27.— From early
morning till night thousands of teams have
surrounded the scene of the cyclone and
40,000 people have been present. ■ More than
$2000 Is already subscribed to the relief
fund. Collections were taken in all of the
churches, and mass meetings have been
called for Monday evening. All patients in
the hospitals and orphan asylum are doing
REV. bit. BURTSELL.
He Takes an Affectionate Farewell of His
New York, July 27.-Rey. Dr. Burtsell,
pastor of the Roman ■ Catholic Church of
the Epiphany, who . has been removed on
account of bis differences with Archbishop
Corrigan, took farewell of his congregation
at mass this morning. He said he never
did aught which he knew to be wrong.
"No doubt I erred sometimes," said he,
"but never knowingly. I will continue in
the same path; I will try to do my duty as
a priest and a Catholic, and trust you will
pray for me." During his remarks almost
every woman In the church sobbed and the
men, too, were visibly affected.
The Heir to an Earldom Appears After an
Absence Two Tears.
New TokK, July 27.— Viscount Boyle,
heir to the Earldom of Shannon, who has
been missing two years, returned to New
York last week, where he met a younger
brother, and sailed Wednesday to assume
his titles. During his eight years in this
country he spent most of the time in the
Northwest, He took part in the Rlel Re
bellion with Bolton's Mounted Lilies,
started a ranch at Alberta, served in the
Northwest Council, and took part in the
expeditions to Battleford. In the winter of
1887 he started across tho Rocky Moun
tains by the Crowsnest Pass with hunters,
and all traces were then lost of him until
bis brother met him here last. week.
INVOKED HEAVEN'S MERCY. l
Mrs. Grant's Belief In the Efficacy of the
W t-r5 of Lcurds-. ■
New York, July 27.— 1n her .'.'Echoes
from Niagara," -Mrs. Richard Crowley says
Mrs. Grant told her that during the severe
Illness of the General she almoin ted limn.
with water from the Grolto of "Our Lady
of Lourdes," and invoked heaven's mercy
that he be spared, and he lived until he fin
ished his book.
STANLEY'S BKOTHER-IN-L AiT. *'j |
Charles Cotmbs Tennant to Make a Tour of
New Yoiik, July * 27.— Charles Coombs
Tennant, Stanley's brother-in-law, arrived
on the Umnria to-day, and will make a tour
of this country. He says Mrs. Stanley was
not a model for the Millais picture " less or
No," but she sat for tho companion picture
DOES NOT WANT THE EARTH,
But Would Like to Have the New Jtrtey
New York. July 27.— An English syndi
cate is negotiating for the purchase of the
cranberry lands in New Jersey, and expects
to have over 5000 acres in cultivation in two
. _ ■
Th» Southern University T(?'eiccp->.
Bos-ton, July 27— Clark Bros, are ex
pecting every day to receive a contract to
make a forty-inch lens for the telescope
of the Southern University of California.
They have the glass ready, and offer to
make a visual telescope for $100,000 and a
vi-,ular and photographic telescope for
St. Louis, July 27.— The flues in one of
the batteries of lour hollers In the old mill
of the Tudor Iron Works in East St. Louis
collapsed yesterday, knocking down the
smokestacks and doing considerable dam
ace to the building. William EililerwaSv
fatally hurt and live other men were seri
ously scalded or cut.
Black Rot in Grnptvines.
New York. July 27.— The grape crop of
the Hudson Valley is rapidly vanishing be
fore black rot. The vines survived the
winter well! and until two weeks ago gave
promise of a largo yield. Acros upon acres |
of Concord and other vines are now black
with shriveled and rotten fruit.
C!eariTC-H us- Exchanges.
Boston, July 27.— total gross ex
changes for last week, as shown by dis
patches from the leading clearing-houses in
the United States and Canada, is 89Sfi,-
T0'. 270, an increase of 4.3 per cent, as com
pared with tbo corresponding week last
Tkrsse Men Fatally Wmneed.
New Orleans, July 27.— At Milneburg
this evening a row occurred between a
number of men from this city, In which
Jack Hayes, Tom Laineg.m and John Lar
uegan were mortally wounded. The cause
of the trouble is not known.
Wii.KESBAitKE (Pa.), July 27.— Colliery
No. 14 of the Pennsylvania Coal Company
was the scene of an extensive cave-in to
day. 500 acres being affected. Not much
damage was caused above the ground.
WHY SHOULD THKY BE ANGRY ?
AI-iP, for llie Ilnmsn Nature Revealed
In -such C.ntrm. tt. This.
I happened to bo in the United States
Sub-treasury, on Wall street, the other day,
and * as rather amused at a little incident
1 witnessed. A gentleman entered, and,
approaching one of the clerks, handed him
a $20 bill and asked if it were counterfeit.
The clerk took it, went away, and in a few
minutes relumed and handed out the bill
without a word. Cut across its face with a
die was the word " Counterfeit." The
rage of iho owner knew no bounds.
"Confound you!" he shouted, "I didn't
ask you to destroy the bill. I simply asked
you to tell me if it were counterfeit. It's
" It never was of any value," mildly re
sponded the clerk, "and the rule of the de
partment is that all bills offered In this
way must be defaced when counterfeits be
fore returning them to the party presenting
"Now that," remarked the examiner to
me, "is an almost daily occurrence. A roan
gets a counterfeit bill passed on him, and,
being In doubt, he comes in here to ask
about it, and it is destroyed for him. He is
naturally Indignant, as doubtless he gave
value fur it, and would like to have a
chance to pass it off on some one else. But
the law is imperative on us and wo must
destroy all such bills under penalty. If
that man bad taken his bill to a bank it
would have been returned to him O. X., but
he made the mistake of bringing it here.
The national banks are supposed to deface
counterfeits as well as the treasury. They
seldom do It, however; perhaps not in one
case out of a hundred. They are afraid of
insulting a customer."— N. Y. Star.
Paris, July 27.— Mrs. wnitclaw Reld goes to
the Noiiiiaudy coast for AiiKUst. -
Washington, July 21.— Mary E. Plath has
neerr appointed master at Leon, Sin Diego
County, vice K. 0. Gill, resigned.
New York, July 27.— Hoffman & Co. have
ordered 1275.000 In gold for shipment to Europe.
Th.- total last week was (1,360,000.
Washington. July 27.— Sec etary of
the Interior has ordered a recount of the
population ol tbe cities of St. Paul and Mluue
Rice Lake (Wis.), July 27.— Twe lty-ona per
sons are In danger of dying from Baling sup
posedly poisoner) meat. An amount of ".evenly
live pounds was placed on sale sit the local mar
Boston, July 27.— The Advertiser's Newport
special says W. K. Vanderbllt has offered Gov
eiTiorSinagiie $400,000 for his country estate,
Canonehel. If Vauderbllt buys he Intends to
erect a niagnlllcciil hotel.
Washington, July 27.-The President has
withdrawn from the Senate the nomination ot
Hubert C. Meyers to ba special examiner ol
drugs, mediclues and chemicals at San Iran
cisco, he having declined Hie appointment.
Feminine Thrust nnd Reply.
Seated in a street car near two sweet
young things, who were full of the beaut l
lul ingenuousness of girlhood, the follow
ing portion of their conversation reached
mo : - - . ,
"Oh, Amy. 1 have a frightful rip In my
riding-habit and forgot to have it mended.
Lend me yours to-morrow, will you? .
"Yes, indeed, dear"; (with emphasis and
the utmost Sweetness) "but I'm awful y
afraid you will find it too tight; 1 wear
twenty-one corset, you know."
"Yes." (A slight, but very Impressive
pause.) "I think perhaps I can get It to
gether, though ; I wear a nineteen.
It was clean cut as the stroke of a razor,
beautifully given and beautifully taken.
Both faces preserved their calm and placid
expression; a new topic of conversation
was started almost instantly, and 1 leaned
back in my corner and marveled at my own
sex —Boston Saturday Gazette.
Terr. ble I'nulahmenl.
_ . . . .. _ * ...i. „..
Jimmy Blinks— Wuz your ma mad when
she found you went in swimmin Sunday/
Did she lick yer? ,
Johnny Straddles (dolefully)— UMI n
Jimmy— Shut yer up in yer mom, did she .
Johnny— Wusser'n that! ._■_..
Jimmy- (puzzled)- hat did she do that
wuz wuss? „ „ v
Johnny— Promise not to tell if I show
you? .-. ymj> "tIUIgBBWJa-WilMI
Jimmy— Cross my neck I -■_ ,■■- .■,
Johnny (taking off his hat)— Look ntthatl
His mother i had given him a home-made
Salisbury's Course Sharply Crit
The ControVersy Leading to Troublous and
World's Fair Appointments— National Legis
lation—Bills to Be Considered
During tne Week.
Special Dispatches to The Mobssixq Call
New York, July 28.— The Tribune pub
lishes in full Blame's five-column letter of
June 30th to the British Minister iv refuta
tion of Salisbury's claim that the United
Slates had once disputed Russia's sover
eignty in Behrlng Sea, and says it must be I
apparent that Great Britain is forcing us
into a position in which wo must assert tho
I principle of self-preservation.. She had nd
! mitted our fairness and the justness of our
j moderate claims, but with his own record
stating him in the face, Salisbury, coerced
by his colony, now asserts claims that are
utterly irreconcilable with his previous ad
missions and impossible for us to allow.
lie has brought the negotiations to such a
state thai we sue justified in calling upon the
British nation to consider carefully what it
wants. Does it want to go to war with us
to support its colony in what Salisbury has
himself called "the wanton destruction of
a valuable industry." If it entertains no
such purpose, it should give heed to what
Its Government is doing. It should know
that its Prime Minister has delivered to our
Executive a very distinct intimation of
war; that he has said he "would hold tho
Government of the United States responsi
ble" for the acts in protecting its "valuable
industry" from "wanton destruction." The
American people do not -want any war.
They only ask what the English Government
has admitted to be theirs by right of pur
chase, or what Salisbury has admitted to be
fair and just. It is time the English people
waken to the fact that their Government is
leaning them iuto troublous and dangerous
waters. . '
THE LOTTERY SUBSTITUTE.
Report of the Hou.b Crmmittej on Postcffices
to the New Bill.
Washington, July 27.— The report of
the House Committee on Postoflices and
Postroads, to accompany the substitute for
the anti-Lottery Bill, as agreed upon, were
was filed yesterday afternoon. The commit
tee says that the present legislation is in
adequate and more forcible laws must be
enacted to prevent the use of the mails by
lottery companies. The present law can be
enforced by the courts only and conveys no
power to the Postmaster-General. One of
the main benefits to be. derived by the sub
stitute bill, if it becomes a law, is that
which makes the act oi mailing lottery let
ters and circulars a continuous offense,
triable by the courts in any jurisdic
tion through which they may pass or
into which they may go. A greater
benefit, if possible, will be the closing of
the mails to newspapers which contain lot
tery advertisements and lists of prizes, thus
•>artiallv cutting off the communication be
tween the lotteries and their customers and
reducing the number of their victims. The
substitute bill, the committee says, pro
poses to cure the defects in the existing law
by means of which letters intended for a
lottery company reach their destination
through a third person or agent. The sub
stitute, if enacted, would permit the Post
master-General to deny to any agent of a
lottery company the benefits of the registry
and money-order system, and would result
in compelling such lottery company to ob
tain remittances through express companies
or similar channels.
Bills to Be Ccnsidired in th 9 S»nite and
Hcuse This Week.
Washington*. July 27.— The tariff will
be the principal theme discussed in tho
Senate this week. It is impossible to say
how long the general debato will last, as
almost every Democratic Senator is under
stood to have a formal speech prepared for
delivery. Advocates of the bill to transfer
the revenue marine from the Treasury to
the Navy Department will call it up in the
morning hour. Unless the demand for the
River and Harbor Bill grows stronger than
at present the managers will uot endeavor
•to bring it before the Senate this week.
In the House the Sundry Civil Appropri
ation Bill is on the calendar for to-morrow.
Tuesday and Wednesday will be given up
to the Agricultural Committee, which will
seek action upon the Compound Lard and
Meat Inspection bills. The Elections Com
mittee is pushing for a consideration of the
Virginia and South Carolina contested
Persons Mentioned in Connection With Im-
HErSj^ portant Positions.
Washington, July 27.— 1t is reported
that the Commissioners of the World's Fair
during the recent visit in this city tendered
to Hubert P. Porter,' Superintendent of
Census, the position of Chief of tho Bureau
of Awards, and to Professor G. Brown-
Good**, now Assistant Secretary of the
Smithsonian Institute, in charge of the
National Museum, the position of Chief of
the Bureau of Classification and Catalogue
for the forthcoming exposition. Next to
the Director-Generalship of the fair, these
are the most important positions connected
with the exposition. It is not known yet If
the gentlemen have accepted. S___
.-so -.1 Bank Notes.
Washington, July Representative
Horsey from the Committee on Banking and
Currency to-day reported to tho House
a bill limiting the compulsory deposit of
binds by national banks to $1000 in each
case, with the proviso that tho voluntary
wi'hdrawal for the retirement of bank
no es snail not exceed $3,000,000 in a month,
and that the bill shall not apply to bonds
dcposi.ed to secure public moneys.
More Artistic null Costly Than Their
Dressmaking can no longer bo regaided
as a distinctively woman's trade, observes
the New York Press. At a low estimate
there are 6000 men dressmakers in this town
to-day. The swell establishments in Fifth
avenue have a host of imitators all over
town. One shop in Orchard street is run by
a man. The proprietor keeps two or three;
figures in the . window dressed in the latest
styles, and ono cannot help admiring the
way these dresses are made.
There is not the slightest trace of shop
work about them. The basques have evi
dently been cut after the - French chart
system, and the most ingenious woman
could not arrange the draperies more artisti
cally. More men than women are em ployed
at tills place. . There is another establish
ment on Clinton . street, near Grand, which
employs fully as many . men as women.
They can be seen working side by side from
the street. Some stylish garments are made
there. As a rule, men dressmakers are more
thorough and artistic than their female
competitors. They are also much mure ex
pensive. - . ' ' :
Why Walters Look Nervous.
I have often meditated upon the inde
scribable air, speech and general appear
ance of most of the men who act as waiters
in down town restaurants. There Is a look,
of worldly wisdom about theni which could
scarcely lave been derived from their pres
ent occupation and the opportunities af
forded by $8 a week. They are not quite as
"spry " as bartenders, and still they look as
if they had seen service, ln what countries
and under what flag? I never knew until
1 met a man who sometimes used to wait
upon me. -Be was out of a job and was
leaning against the pillar of a theater. Wo
walk-id as far as Dearborn-street bridge, and
I induced him to cross. Ho told mo that he
had been only six months out from York
shire, England, and that he had come West
to go on a farm, the business he under
stood. He had to tio up as waiter for the
long winter, but when spring came he
dropped the dishes forever. No, he didn't
like it. Why, was it a tough business?
The great majority of waiters in restaurants
spend most of their time at gambling, and
they make it unpleasant for one who doesn't
join them.' How can they gamble on S8 a
week? They do so, however they manage
it, and the way they have to live while re
covering from their losses accounts for the
nervous looks and the sallow faces. That
there is some truth In this will be evident
to any one who has ever noticed tho preoc
cupied air of the man who honors you by
taking your order for another boiled po
ELOPED FROM KKADING.
Queer 31.-irrlac<i In the Office of a I'mn-
Emil Popoff, a mine boss, lives In Read
ing. He has a beautiful daughter, 16 years
old, named Catharine, who was the belle
of the Hungarian district in old Burks.
Catharine loved wisely and devotedly a
young Russian miner named Herman Sko
beloff, who worked with her father. Her
man ardently returned the maiden's affec
tion. He was a stalwart specimen of man
hood, six feet two inches high in his stock
The parental Popoff smiled not on the
"whispered speech that lover* use," and
'.liese lovers especially; indeed, he was op
posed to the match, but Mamma Popoif was
delighted at her daughter's happiness and
approved her choice. There was nothing
lelt for the lovers to do except absolute sub
mission or to go away and get married.
And this last they concluded to do. So,
arrayed in. her best gown. Catharine met
Herman at the depot in Reading on last
Monday morning, while the old man bossed
his mine in happy unconsciousness, and to
gether they sped on a lightning express to
ward Camden, the Jersey Gretna Gri>eu.
Yesterday Herman and Catharine ar
rived at Saunder's Hotel on Market street,
In Camden. There they were Informed
that Magistrate Tarr would, for a consider
ation,. unite them in the longed-for bond.
A broad and benign smile suffused the mag
istrate's features as he saw the handsome
couple alight Irom Jimmy Ban's hack aud
hasten into his ofiice.
To an interpreter's question, whether she
wanted to get married, Catharine, buxom
and blushing, laughed aud said "Ja, Ja!"
with flashing eyes and. Herman made simi
Just as the benevolent Magistrate said:
"Do you take this woman to be your wed
ded wife, or better or for worse?" and Her
man had thundered "yes," a carriage drove
up and a little hump-baek-*d man jumped
out, and, brandishing a huge revolver, fran
tically dashed into the Magistrate's office.
Tarr fled, Catharine fainted and fell into
the arms of Herman, while he, looking like
a chained tiger, shook his right fist at the
irate 'Popoff, while his left encircled his al
Herman laid his unconscious Catharine
on an adjoining sofa and in a moment, bad
the old man beggine for m-rcy. The inter
preter, who had been hidden under bis
master's table, crawled out, aud when Pop
off said lie would forgive and forget for
SIOO in gold, Tarr appeared, beaming and
buoyant. Herman paid the money aud the
marriage ceremony .was finished.—Phila
AMULETS FOR BABIES.
How They Are Made by Mothers All
Over the World.
In Ireland.a belt made of woman's hair is
placed about a child to keep harm away.
Garlic, salt, bread and steak are put into
the cradle of a new-born babe in Holland.
Roumanian mothers tie red ribbons around
the ankles of their children to preserve
them from barm, while Esthoulan mothers
attach bits of assafuetida to the neck of their
Welsh mothers put a pair of tongs or a
knifa in the cradle to ensure' the safety of
the children ; the knife is used for the same
purpose in some parts of England.
Anions the Vosges, peasant children born
at a new- moon are supposed to have their
tongues better hung than others,- while
those born at the last quarter are supposed
to have less tongue, but better reasoning
powers. A daughter born during tho wax
ing moon is always precocious.
At the birth of a child in Lower Brittany
the neighboring women take it in charge,
wash it, crack its joints and rub its head
with oil to. solder its cranium banes. It is
then wrapped in a tight buudle and its lips
are anointed with brandy to make it a full
The Grecian mother, before putting her
child in its cradle turns three times around
before the fire while singing her favorite
song to ward off evil spirits.
in Scotlaud it is said that to rock the
empty cradle will insure the coming of
other occupants for it. -
The Loudon mother places a book under
the head of a new-born infant thai it may
be quick at reading, and puts money into
tho first bath to guarantee its wealth in fu
Tha Turkish mother loads her child with
amulets as soon* as it Is born, and a small
bit of mud well steeped in hot water, pre
pared by. previous charms, Is stuck on its
In Spain the infant's forehead is swept
with a pine-tree bough to bring good luck.
PERFUMING THE FLESH.
The Litest Use to Which r»rls Haines
Have. Put the Hypodermic Svrlnt-r.
A curious hypodermic mania lias taken
hold of a portion of Parisian female soci
ety. It is nothing else than the perfuming
of the flesh and blood of the body. The
curious result is obtained by the hypo
dermic injection of a few drops of- the
most pungent essence. The fact was dis
covered by one of the leaders of a certain
class, who was adictuU. to the habit of
using morphine by Injection. She noticed
that after an unusually heavy dose of tho
drug her body exhaled very perceptibly its
characteristic ordor. In the spirit of curi
osity she then charged her needle syringe
with a few drops of patchouli, and pres
ently observed the same result. So pow
erfully did her flesh exhale the per
fume that her linen was scented
with it almost as strongly as though
the extract had been sprinkled there
on. She was highly delighted at the
discovery, and for a time kept the secret to
herself, using the knowledge to increase
her attractiveness. But one day the trick
was discovered by her maid, and "oon it
was in general use. Ladies of the grande
monde. ever ready to follow fashions set by
their supposedly frailer sisters, text took it
up, and now the needle-point syringe is a
necessary part of every toilet outfit.
The most curious effects are produced by
the habit. Some ladies keep themselves
redolent of one perfume, while others vary
the flavor according to occasion. One
grande dame, for instance, is saturated with
roses at dinner, with jasmin at the opera,
and with violets at tbe ball. Unfortunately
tbe habit is attended with considerable
peril, chiefly in the form of blood-poisoning
from impure extracts, while some of the
extracts are themselves poisonous. Several
ladies have been made seriously ill, and
medical authorities are considering whether
the Legislature may not properly prohibit
the fashion.— Paris Letter, in N. O. Pica
3IANAGING A HORSE.
If He Gets Cranky a to Him Mure of the
Fancies Than Me Intended to Take.
"When a horse stops and proposes to turn
around," said a liveryman the other day,
"don't resist the turn, but give him a quiet,
horizontal pull in the direction he wants to
turn, so as to carry him further around than
be intended to go. and, if possible, keep him
going around half a dozen times. In most
cases this will upset bis calculations, and
be will go quietly on without much ado. lf
six turns will not do give him twenty, In
fact, if he will keep on turning to your reiu
you are sure to conquer, as enough turning
will certainly confuse him and leave him at
your command, lf lie will not turn and
will back to the rein, keep him going back
ward in the direction you want to go. He
will soon get tired of that and prefer to co
' with the right end forward, but before you
let him go mve him decidedly more backing
than he likes.— >.. Y. Sun.
Truth About Trousers.
A man might almost as well get tight him
self as to get his trousers tight. His legs
have to suffer in either case. ■;
* If a man habitually gets tight it will ruin
him in the long run. lf he gets his trousers
tight he will ruin them in a very short
run. , ,
How is it, then, that a man who keeps so
ber Is well off, while if his trousers are
tight they are better off ?
Must the relations between man and trou
sers be always strained? No, Let _ him
keep quito sober and get his trousers a little
full.— Smith, Gray & Co.'s Monthly.
IV V ... m ,' ABE GIVEN 'TO ' TJIOSK WHO '.
V lA/_ll_1 i BnO H-il'll TtlEit, AND TAKEN '-
IV WW QUI fiUO - f KO.V THOSE WHO HAVE \_
IF * «**»••" A -J* ie-ll HOT. t\_7
• **' WANT ADS IKCAU I.AST WEEK 6783 X
|S. A Gain of 238 Over Preceding Week. . X
I*s WANT ADS IN EXAMINER I.A--T WEEK.. .5130 V
fe A Loss of 201 from Preceding Week. V
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A TOWN IN ASHES.
Wallace, in the Coeur d'Alene
' District, Destroyed.
Fifteen Hundred People Said to Be
The Prominent Firms Burned Out— A Sacra
mento Letter-Carrier Trapped and
. Arrested— Narrow Escape.
Special Dispatches to The Morning Call.
Portland (Or.), July 27.— An Oregonian
special from Spokane says: News reached
here this evening that the town of Wallace
Idaho, the great mining camp of the Cceur
a'Alcne mining district, has been com
pletely destroyed by fire. At 7 o'clock this
morning a Union Pacific train-dispatcher
atTekoa, Washington, received word from
the Western Union operator at Wallace
that the town was doomed, and that the
fire was getting near his office in the depot,
and he would have to move his instruments
out at once. The fire, it is reported, started
in the upper end of the town, and as the
Union Pacific depot is at the opposite end
of tno town, it is thought the entire busi
ness portion has been destroyed. It is
thought by business men of Spokane Falls,
who are interested there, that the loss will
be fully half a million dollars.
An official of the Union Pacific has re
ceived a dispatch that the entire town was
destroyed except the depots of the Union
Pacific and the Northern Pacific A special
to the Review nt 11 o'clock to-night says:
It has been ascertained that the fire started
in the Central Hotel, and burned east over
the entire town. It was also rumored that
the depots of the Union Pacific and North
ern Pacific, with the cars on the tracks,
were burned. This, however, cannot be
verified. The following leading business
bouses were burned: Holly & Moon,
Murks & Co., the Post'iflice Building,
White & Bendel, general store of McElroy
& Tedder, McNab & Vidders, the Tele
phone Exchange of Wallace, Joseph Cart
son, J. McCurdy, the Carter House and the
Club Theater, with a score of saloons, res
taurants, offices, etc.
A private disiatch says 15C0 people are
homeless. The town of Wallace Is situated
110 miles, southeast of Spokane Falls, and is
probably the most flourishing mining town
in tho Northwest.
WHISKY BID IT.
A Young Man Stabbidto Death in a Drunken
Portland. July 27.-Thomas A.Vnuehan,
the young machinist who was stabbed In a
saloon on Fifteenth and Jefferson streets
early this morning by L. J. Sprague, died
this afternoon. Vaughan, with a number of
friends, went into ■ the saloon where
Sprague was seated at a table and ordered
drinks, and while standing at the bar he
made a remark which Sprague thought was
directed to him. The latter arose and
stalled toward Vaughan, and asked how
and what he meant by the remark.
Vauglian replied that he was not talking to
him. After few angry words the men
came to blows and a general fight ensued,
during which glasses and bottles were used.
Spraguo finally drew a knife and stabbed
Vaughan twice iii* the abdomen. The
wounded man was taken to bis home, where
he died this afternoon. Sprague was ar
rested. It is said all of the parties con
cerned in the trouble were under the in
fluence of liquor.
- • ' * c. —
Harrow Escape of a Lady and Gentleman From
Sacramento, July 27.— T0-day the body
of an unknown man was found in tho river
two miles below Freeport. The Coroner
will go for the body to-morrow morning.
It was another hot day to-day, the mer
cury reaching 101°. making the third suc
cessive scorcher. To-night it is quite pleas
ant, however, a comfortable breeze having
come up from the south.
• Charles Gray and Miss Maggie Cossman,
while traveling in a buggy along the river
road fourteen miles north of this city to
day, came to a break in the levee into
which brush had been thrown, ln trying
to cross it the horse, vehicle and occupants
were thrown into the water. Gray and the
lady got out witli difficulty and succeeded
in rescuing their outfit. The buggy had a
covered top under which they were caught
aud nearly drowned.
ROBBED THE MAILS.
A Sscrfmento L.tter-Catrier Trapped aid Ar
Sacramento, July 27.— George Brentner,
a young man employed for a long time in
the letter delivery department of the Post
office here as mail-carrier, was arrested to
day on a charge of robbing the mails. For
some time past it seems that money has
been frequently missed from the mails, but
the Postoffice officials could not locate the
guilty party. Finally a rule was adopted
to change the work of the employes from
time to time, so as to bring each
into all the departments other than bis own.
It was noticed that tho complaints of loss
of money that continued to come in, all
originated In the department in which
Rrentner was at the time employed.
Accordingly a decoy letter was put into the
mail and detection followed, and when
arrested he made a clean breast of the
matter, admitting the thefts. He will be
taken to San Francisco by a Deputy United
An Old Lady Kild by Flying Timbers From
. Portland, July 27.— The freight train
wreck on the Southern Pacific, yesterday
afternoon, at illsburg Station, five miles
from this city, by which four cars were de
railed and badly smashed, was caused by a
large rock from one of the cars loaded with
building stone falling on tlie track. Mrs.
Delia Anderson, a lady fis years of age,
who was standing on the depot platform,
presumably waiting for the passenger train
due iv a short time, was struck by flying
timbers and so badly injured that she died
a few hours afterward. A little girl who
was with her barely escaped. . -s
He Suns Aw-.y Frcm Horns ant Ii Crashed
by a Freight Ism.
San Mateo, July 27. — A boy named
Hugh Killeen. aged 13 years, one of a
party of four boys who ran away from
home in San Jose, fell from tbe brake beam
of a midnight freight train between Bel
mont and Kedwood City last night. His
left arm was cut off and his left leg and
right arm were mashed to a jelly. He lay
where he was injured from 1 o'clock to 5
o'clock in tho morning, when the trainmen
brought him to San Mateo. He was re
moved to the home of his parents In San
Jose and died ten minutes after arriving.,
A Fan-American System to Extend From
Corpus Christ! to Guatemala.
New Yoke, July 27,— Secretary George
W. Van Slclau of the Holland Trust Com
pany sailed for Europe Saturday to place
the bonds of the Pan-American railway
system to extend from Corpus Christ! to
Guatemala and form a connecting link be
tween American railroads and those of the
South - American republics. The line Is
1200 miles shorter to the City of Mexico
than the £1 Paso route.
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' — ■ .■'._• J.../.:
Solano's Products to Be Exhibited in San
. Francisco on Admission Day.
Vacaville, July 27.— A committee from
Suisun Parlor, N. S. G. W.T7 and Amonta
Parlor, X. D. G. W., of the same place, met
a like committee of tbe Silver Tip and Oio
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
parlors hero Friday night to arrange for head
quarters la San Francisco on Admission
day. It was decided that no expense should
be spared to make a display in the Pavilion
of the products of Solano County, and It
was ordered that headquarters should also
be established at one of the leading hotels.
Much enthusiasm has been displayed and
the energetic workers on the committee
promise enough fruit to feed the multitude.
KILLED BY A CHINAMAN.
White Hen Attack a Number of Mongols,
and One Is Fatally B:abbed.
Sacramento, July 27.— Word was re
ceived here tu-niuht that a young man
named Walter Lewis Pearson, residing
near Ilowells Station on the Coeumnes
Kiver, was killed to-day by a Chinaman,
and that the murderer escaped. No partic
ulars are given. The Sheriff and Corouer
le ft to-night for the scene of the tragedy.
At a late hour a man came in from the
scene of the murder, and from him it was
learned that several white men went to an
orchard where Chinese were drying fruit
to see ono of their number whip a China
man. Eight Mongolians were slicing fruit,
and all sprang upon the white men with
their knives. Three were badly cut, but
Pearson was the only one fatally stabbed.
All the Ceinaiuen took to a cornfield and
escaped. - ■;■-■,.-:■
The Third Attempt to Destroy a Livery
Stable Partly Successful.
Santa Rosa, July 27.— An Incendiary
fire yesterday morning at 1 o'clock nearly de
stroyed a block of buildings In the business
center of the city. The fire started In a
large livery stable of Hill & McFadyen,
corner Main and Second streets, and rap
idly spread to Baker & Ross' large manu
facturing establishment at the other end ot
the block. The Fire Department rendered
valiant and valuable service. The loss Is
estimated at 810,000. with a small insur
ance. This is the third time an attempt
has been made to burn the building.
COMPLAINED OF POVERTY.
An Old Resident of San Mateo Shoots Himself
in the Read.
Redwood City, July 27.— Amos French,
a resident of this county, nearly 40 years
old, committed suicide here Friday night,
by shooting himself in the head with an old
pepper-box pistol. Despondency and al
leged destitution are the cause. lie was
formerly well-to-do, and owned a livery sta
ble here, but for a year complained of pov
erty, lie said to a friend that rather than
go to a pourhouse he would shoot himself.
Deceased was a member of the San Mateo
County Pioneer Society. BPfITTfE
Too Warm for Comfort.
Gilbot, July 27.— The hot wave, which
has been most insufferable during the past
week, culminated Friday with the mer
cury at nearly 100°. Saturday it was slightly
cooler, with the wind indicating a marked
Modesto, July 27.— Owing to excessive
heat, the thermometer being 103°, several
persons were nearly prostrated here yester
Petaluma, July 27.— The weather con
tinues excessively hot, causing Irult to
ripen rapidly. _
Eureka, July 27.— A sharp earthquake
shuck occurred yesterday morning at 1:45
o'clock. No damage was done.
Petaluma, July 27.— A shock of earth
quake passed through Petaluma yesterday
morning about 1 o'clock. The vibration was
from north to south.
Suisun, July 27.— There were three earth
quake shocks yesterday morning at 1:45
o'clock. The vibrations were from north to
south. ..." f--
To Protect Lowlands
Sacramento, July 27.— A large meeting
of lai.d-owuers in the lowlying districts
south of . this city was held - Saturday
and a petition was signed asking the
Supervisors to • . have the section
embraced in the new •..•.nip land district.
The land there Is very fertile and valuable
if the "back water irom the Mokeluiune
River can be kept out- as much of it Is
flooded in the seasons of high water.
A frnnkari's Death.
Modesto. July 27.— Friday night Paul
Paulsen, an inveterate drinker, was found
dead in the County Jail. he Coroner's jury
rendered two verdicts, one, death from
unknown causes, and tho minority report
gave the cause of death to be convulsions
from alcoholism. Deceased was ■ aged 34
years, a native of. Denmark, and had no rel
atives in this "state.
Portland, July 27.— According to the
census just completed by the Government;
Portland has a population of 33,861; East
Portland, 9789; Albitia. 4000. The popula
tion of Multnomah County is estimated at
01,000. The Chamber of Commerce will
make a re-enumeration of the city.
An Absconding Manager.
Portland, July 27.— William Deshetty,
who opened tho Casino Theater here with
an opera company, has left the city, and it
is said he leaves unpaid bills amounting to
several hundred dollars, including the sal
aries of the company since July 17th.
Stables and Lumber Burned.
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D SMi* in. July 27.— A fire in J. J.
Scott & Co.'s lumber-yard burned a million
feet of sugar and yellow pine lumber and
all the sables. The railroad compauy's
water and fire outfit went to the rescue in
lime to save the mill and put out the fire.
A Woman Burned to Death.
Walla Walla (Wash.), July 27.— A
house in Frenchtown, near here, was
burned to the ground, and in the ruins the
remains of a woman, supposed to be Mrs.
Lane, were found. It is not known bow
the lire originated.
A Merchant's Failure.
Pi.rAi.fMA, July 27.— A. F. Killam, a
merchant of many years' standing in this
city, failed Saturday.
Receipt cf th« First Consignment Bearing ths
Kanafactnrtri' Union L.b-1. .
New Yoke, July 27.— Cigar Importers
have received the first consignment from
Havana bearing the new guarantee in the
shape of the Manufacturers' Union label.
Many thousand boxes were received. Some
of tiiem are destined for points as far dis
tant as Montreal and ."-an Francisco. The
use of the union label is not compulsory
upon Havana manufacturers, hvery mem
ber of the Manufacturers' Union Is Supplied
with labels, which ho may use or notes ha
sees fit. It is generally understood, how
ever, that from this time forward all cigars
from Cuba will be marked with the union
label. The label does not certify as to the
quality of the cigars. It simply assure^the
consumer that these are genuine. Havanas.
Several months ago the union notified the
American Importers that tho use of .tha:
label would begin on July Ist. The Im
porters asked for delay, for alarmed by the
Increase on duty proposed by the McKinley
bill they had stocked themselves with
Havana tobacco fur mouths ahead of con- :
sumption. They argued that the genuine-
Havanas already in the country would be
discredited because they would not bear
the new label. The union refused to delay
matters. -* V",* ""
An importer said yesterday that no dealer
need be disturbed about his old stock, be
cause the customs stamp, applied to every
box at this port, is always dated.
- THE WINE SWINDLE.
Investigation De-ired by ths N-sw York Cham
ber of Commerce.
New York, July There is one feat
ure of the operations of Gorent & Calcagnl,
wine swindlers, which dealers are anxious
to see more closely Investigated. 7 ' This
relates to ' the disposal of wines.
The Chamber of Commerce, at a meet
ing Saturday, decided to ask the Chamber
of Commerce in San Francisco to investi
gate the matter. Another unexplained
thing Is how the name of Charles Barsottl
came to be on the bills of lading, as alleged
by San Francisco dealers.
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