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VOLUME LXIX-NO. 24.
Crape to Be Exchanged for
Birchall's Widow Soon to Marry Her
Late Husband's College Omm.
Announcement That Emperor William In
tends to Visit Paris Incognito.
A Woman Hanged.
Sreclal to The Mortxixo Ca__.
London, Dec. 23.— 1t is stated on the
highest authority that Mrs. -fireball is en
gaged to be married to Arthur Lctliam of
Montreal. He and her late husband were
college chums. Inquiries were made at the
offlce of Stevenson, Mrs. Birchall's
father, who for a great many years
has been connected with the London and
Northwestern Railway, and disclosed the
fact that he had resigned from the service
of the company in consequence of the dis
agreeable notoriety the murder trial had
A History of th? Adventures of the Stanley
Expedition Made Public.
London, Dee. 23. — 'I he Jameson diary
will be published tn-morrow. lv the preface
Mrs. Jameson and tfie dead niau's bro'.her
bitterly attack Stanley for making Jameson
the scapegoat for all the troubles whicli
tbey assert were due to Stanley's own bad
judgment and nej'lee;.
'ihe diary is a record of the progress and
adventuies of the expedition, interspersed
With disputes with Stanley and his follow
ers, aud liberally sprinkled with the record
of Jameson's grievances against .-tnnley.
In one place he .-ays that Stanley degiaded
three chiefs, the best natives Jameson had
ever seen, aud only released them on tue in
tercession oi Tipoo Tib. Again ho refers
to a disgraceful cow between Stanley, Jeph
-*• n and Stairs in reference to the complaints
oi natives, whose word Stanley takes in
preference lo that of his own officers. Kr
f^rring to the camp of the rear guard at
Yam buy a, Jameson says Sianley left them
seventy-six of tbe veiv worst men under a
worthless chief. The camp, he said, was
pitched iv a f liglitf uily damp place. He
describes many thrilling adventures.
AN ANARCHISTS TRIAL.
Judgment Def-rred io tte C-.se of Labrayere
for Aid ng Padlswski to Escspe.
Pabis, Dec. 23,— Lahruycre, the anarchist
journalist, who nided the murderer of Gen
eral Seliverskoff, Anarchist Padlewski, to
escape, was placed on trial to-day, togefher
with Mme. Duquercy, who concealed Pad
lewski in her house after the murder. Dur
ing his examination L&bruyere said he con
sidered he bad done something wbich would
raise the status of newspaper reporting.
He confessed to having received 3000 francs
for expenses, but although his expeuses
were only 535 francs he could not accouut
for the remainder. The Procureur con
tended that Labruyere's sole motive was
to advertise himself and thereby earn
mouey. Judgment was deferred.
GOIXG TO PARIS.
Announcement Tfcit Emperor William Will
Visit the French Capital.
Taris, Dec. 23. — The Gaulnis announces
to-day that Emperor Wiliiam has decided to
visit Paris. The Emperor, according io
the Gaulois, will travel in strict incegnito,
and will not take up his residence at the
German Embassy. Subsequently the Ger
man Emperor will proceed to Cannes and
Konie. lt is also stated the subject of the
Emperor's contemplated visit to Paris was
discussed between Chancellor you Caprivi
and Uerbette, the French Embassador.
'Ihe matter, it appears, was eventually re
ferred to Kibot, Minister of Foreign Affairs,
and Decern her 18th the French Cabinet dis
cussed the Emperor's proposed visit.
ASSUMING VAST PROPORTIONS.
Ths B-Uro-d Strike in Scotland Extending in
Glasgow, Dec. 23.— Despite all efforts at
a settlement tha railway strike continues to
exiend in every direction. Traffic is now
hopelessly behind on all the lines affected.
Eugineiuen report that many signal-boxes
along the line', are deserted, while iv others
tbe signalmen give misleading signals, which
are cai ulated to delay and annoy traffic.
Tnestiikers report that they will have the
men at Perth out before long. The work at
the cock termini and in the yards is com
pletely blocked. Should the strike c.ntinuo
much longer the coal tiade of Lanarkshire
will be paralyzed.
THE STARS AND STRIPES.
K.wf -..dlande-s Aczioai to Have Them
Wave Over That Province.
Halifax (N. S.), Dec. 23— Papers from
Newfoundland represent the p:ople of that
island as beinsr. in a furious state of indigna
tion over the ofliciai announcement that
_ <tie modus viveudi between England aud
France is to be extended another year and
that meanwhile England undertakes to ef
fect a settlement with or without tho asseut
of the Newfoundland Parliament. A writer
in the Herald says: "We are determined
lh.it only oue flag shall float over Newfound
laud, and tbat flag will be the star* and
stripes if England does not do her duty.
There is a movement on foot in connectiou
wilh this matter that will startle tbe people
when Parliament meets."
"DIED _,lKi_ A MAN."
Execution of Mrs. P arcey at London fcr a
London, Dec. 23. — Mrs. Pearcey was
banged to-day for the murder of Mrs. Hogg
and baby. Previous to being pinioned tne
uubappy woman shook hands with the
hangman and repeated to him the assertion
that she would "die like a man." On her
way to the scaffold Mrs. Pearcey positively
relused any alllatiucr, saying quietly to
those who offered to help her along the path
leading Irom her cell to the scaffold, "1 can
walk by myself." On the scaffold she never
faltered for an instant, and met her fate as
the said she would, "like a man."
A THEATER WRECKED.
An Exp oj on of Gas C^mes Considerable
Damage at Hartlcro.'.
London, Dec. 23. — An explosion of gas
tr.-i.i__ ti L in the Alliambra Tiieater, at Har
lleDOol, wrecked tiie building and injured
several employes. The explosion fortu
n-trly occurred before tbe audience bad as
The Spanish Tariff.
Madrid, Dec. 23.— A royal decree was is
sued to-day which alters the customs tariff
and appoints a tommUsion to take steps to
bring about a reform in the commercial
treaties existing between Spain and other
countries. Ti.e object of the Government is
to strengthen its electoral influence by
promptly applying the policy of protection
to the country, and possibly to its cuiouies.
A Shi w ecke ■ C-ew Rtcued.
Halifax (S. S.), Dec. 23— Tho Ameri
can schooner Horace B. Parker arrived at
bhelbourne with a woman and the ciew of
the ship Eurjdiie, from Liverpool for Pen
«acoln. Two passing vessels refused to re-
Kpoud to the Eurydice's signals of distress.
The crew was taken off by tiie Parker two
du>s aim with great difficulty, and the ship
sank four hours later.
lh- Argoiti.e Plot. j
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Buenos Ayheb, Dec. 23.— The rumor to
the effect that a plot to overthrow the Gov
ernment existed, and that several persons
were arrested for complicity in the con
•puacy is confirmed. The plot, however,
was nu unimportant oue.
The Pop 3. j
■*" Rome, Dec. 2a— The Pope, replying to
the congratulations of the Cardinals on the
fifty-third auuivers^xy of his priesthood, do-
The Morning Call.
plored the -.var of sects against the church,
and reaffirmed the rights of the Papacy. He
appeared to have fully recoveted from his
Ska' ing io En 7 and
London, Dec. 23.— 1n the skating-race for
the mile-and-a-half championship of En
gland to-day, Smart won in 4 minutes 52 %
seconds. The American champion, Joseph
Donagbuc, ekated over the same course in
An Apology Off red.
Paris, Doc. 23.— Tho proposed duel be
tween Brousse and Dumay has been aban
doned. Brousse has formally apologized for
bis assault upon the Deputy.
WILL FIGHT IT OUT.
Parnell Declares He Will Continue His
Struggle for the Leadership.
A Row Narrowly Averted bj the Kil
kenny Police —Action of the
Kilkenny, Dec. 23.— The ofliciai result
of the election yesterday to fill a vacancy in
the House of Commons shows that Hen
nes-y, the nomine. o£ tbe anti-Parnellites.
was elected. H.-nnessy's majority is 1140.
There was little or no excitement bere.
Tins morning Messrs. Parnell, llarrington,
Redmond, Scully, Hennessy and Healy
were at the Court-house at au early hour
awaiting the actual announcement ol the
A ROW AVERTED.
Immediately aftefthe Sheriff had officially
announced the result, the Parnellites pres
ent n:oved in a body to tho front of the
Court-house and then, -ith a cheer, hoisted
Parnell upon their shoulders. Parnell was
upon the point of making a speech, when
Timothy and Maurice Healy appeared.
Trouble Immediately ensue 1. Finally Par-'
nell, in order to prevent what seemed likely
to be a disgraceful row, asked tin- police to
induce Hie Ilealys to withdraw. The police
promptly octed upon Parnell's advice and
the ilenlys were prevailed upon to depart.
I'nrnell resumed his speech, savins lie
would not be tin ned H-iue from his deter
mination to d.i his duty to Ireland, seeing
toe mult of tbe contest in North Kilkenny
whs brought about hy a conspiracy. Par
nell added that lie would go through irelaud,
lighting every election, aud felt confident of
his eventual triumph.
.Scully will lodge a petition protesting
ngtin>t the election of Hennessy on the
ground of undue influence on the part of
the priests. Over 200 votes are challenged
by t lie Parnellites.
It Is announced tbat Dr. Tanner will
bring suit against Parnell for slander con
tained in the speeches mado by the latter
during the course of the late political cam
WILL FIGIIT IT OUT.
Dublin, Dec. 23.— Friendly demonstra
tions wero made at most of the places at
which Parnell stepped on his journey from
Kilkenny to this city. He made several
brief addresses in which he declared that
the fi. ht was not an eciual one, but the fall
of the first fence need not cause despair.
At a im-eting of the National Committee
to-day W illiam Murphy said Parnell had
disregarded Ireland's voice and it would be
necessary to stop him in his mad career by
every legitimate means. The committee
was Instructed to start a daily morning
newspaper, which is to bs edited by William
London-, Dec. 23.— Michael Davitt . news
paper, the Labor World, to-days renews its
onslaught upon Parnell. The'Labnr World
says Parnell is a greater danger to Ireland
than any outside enemy. Xo foreign force
has ever so endangered Ireland's liberty and
honor as this new prefnder, unmitigated
trickster and unscrupulous enemy of liberty
and democracy, who attacks Ireland's honor
iv its most vital part, aud who has betiayed
the trust of honor Committed to his care.
The Labor World, con tinning, sayi that
Parufll should not be peimitted to hold tho
power whicli he abused, and which would
render Ireland's condition under her dicta
tor worse than thai of a South American
A SURPRISING MAJORITY.
The World's Kilkenuy special says: Par
nell has received a terrible facer. Aside
from Davitt aud Healy, even the most san
guine of his opponents did not dream tbat
such a majority would bi rolled up against
him. Parnell vows he will fight In turn
every one of the eighty-live Home Kule «eats
in Parliament. No doubt he will, if his
strengtn holds out; but he looked to-day, as
he stood bareheaded In the street address
ing an unruly mob, just after tbo poll was
declared, as though another campaign
would carry him to his grave.
AN OLD, OLD GAME,
Diss Debar and Her Assistants Victimize
a Wealthy Mady.
New York, Dec. 23— Ann Odelia Salo
mon, alias Diss Debar, and her crew of
bunco spirit-painters have come to the fr.nt
once more. In 18SS Luther K. Marsh, a dis
tinguished lawyer and Vice-President of
the Uuiou League, was tiie victim. This
year the dupe is Mrs. Harriet E.
Beach, wife of Alfred E. Beach, the
editor of the Scientific American. As in
the case of Marsh, Mrs. Beach has be
lieved io spiritualism for many years, but it
is within only ajshort time that she has come
out as a bold defender of the fat spook
priestess and a palron of the nineteenth
century work of Titian, Kubens aod otber
masters ol the brush who it is
popularly supposed cave up painting
when they died. The pictures "come" for
Mrs. Beach as tbey "came" for Marsh, and
they till a room in her fine hou-e at 9 West
Twentieth street, as they filled Marsh's fine
house on Lexiugton avenue. It was on
Sunday and Monday tbat Mrs. Beach came
publicly to the foreground to espouse the
cause of the painters. She spoke at
a meeting of spiritualists on Sunday at
Adelphi Hall, and upon Monday niglit, upon
the same platform, sho conducted an "exhi
bition of spirits art and a mediums' recep
tion extraordinary." The show was lor the
Burpose of obtaining a home fur mediums.
'iss Debar aud other medium-, argues Mrs.
Beacii, do not get enough to live upon.
Often they are almoit hungry, and this is a
shame upon us. Monday night's show was
attended by some 200 people, aud the profits
amounted to only *"■!■>.
Bui dine- B own Down Injuring Several Per
ms ani Killing lhr*e Horses.
Detroit (Mich.), Dec. 2.s.— During a storm
to-day, tbe Eastern Market Building on
Russell street blew down, severely Injuring
three persons, slightly injuring several
others, aud killing three horses and injur
OCEAN DISASTER. |
A British Sh p Sunk ani Tweaty-'.hree of the
Pernambuco, Dec. 23.— The British ship
Talookdur, from Calcutta to London, has
been sunk in collision with another vessel.
Tiie captaiu aud twenty-two of the crew
Victims of Fa i_e WaVf.
Chicago, Dec 23.— 8y a falling wall of
the old packing-house, the property of
Armour & Co., Mike Harry and an unknown
man were killed. William Devine and John
McNeruey fatally and several others more
oi|lu_s seriously injured.
A Victim of l.n flrlnpe. i
J. Bert Hayes, lite eldest son of Police
Officer J. J. Hayes, died at the family resi
dence yesterday morning from consumption.
The deceased was only 20 years of age, and
whs a bright young man, having graduated
with honors at both the Boys' Hieh and the
Commercial School. He was taken sick in
January last with la grippe, aud never re
covered. He was a Native Son.
m — — —
1,-m r-t »ir cr»" Souvenir. !
An official postal guide has been issued by
the local office and will be distributed dur
-lug the holidays by the letter-carriers. It Is
a book of seventy-eight pages and furnishes
accurate information upon all matters relat
ing to the postal service.
SAN FRANCISCO. WEDNESDAY MORNING. . DECEMBER 24. 1890-EIGHT PAGES.
Celebration of the Recent Politi
Banquet Under the Auspices of the Tariff
Reform Club of Key York.
Response of Ex-President Cleveland to tbe
Toast "Campaign Education"—Re
marks by Senator Carlisle.
Special to Thk Mobvinq Ca.u
New Youk, Dec. 23.— The Tariff Reform
Club held a grand banquet to-night in tbe
uew Concert Hall of Madison-square Gar
den to celebrate the recent Democratic vic
tories. The hall was tastefully decorated
and tlio attendance was large. Among the
prominent gentlemen about the speaker.'
table were ex-President Cleveland, Senator
Carlisle, Governor Boies of lowa, Gover
nor-elect Russell of Massachusetts. Con
gressman Wilson of Virginia, Carl Bcburx,
Henry Villard, Senator Brice, Dauiel La
mont, ex-Governor Iloadlcy of Ohio and cx-
Comptroller Trenholm. When Mrs. Clove
laud, accompanied by Senator Carlisle and
other ladies, entered one of the boxes in the
first gallery every man at the tables rose,
wavd their handkerchiefs and joined in
three cheers, which the wife of the ex-
President acknowledged with a bow. When
tho feasting had finished, Chairman Whcc
lock, i.i a brief speech, introduced ex-Presi
dent Cleveland as the first speaker of the
CAMPAIGN OF EDUCATION*.
Cleveland responded to the toast " A
Campaign of Education." In the course of
bis speech he said: "ln the campaign of
education, it was deemed impoitant to ap
peal to the reason and judgment of the
American people to the end that tho Demo
cratic party should be re-cnforced,as well as
that tho activity aud zeal of those already
in our ranks should be stimulated. The
grand aud ultimate object of the campaign of
education was the piomotion of the welfaro
of the country aud the relief of the people
from an unjust burden. Let it be here con
fessed that we, as a party, in these latter
days, have been tempted by the success our
opponents gained solely by temnorary shifts
and by appeals to prejudice and
selfish Interests, Into paths which
avoided too mucli the honest insistence
upon the definite and clearer defined prin
ciples of the fundamental Democratic doc
trine. To be sure some earnest men in the
party could but ill-conceal Iheir dissatisfac
tion with the manner in which the cardinal
principles were relegated to the rear, and ex
pediency substituted as a hope of success;
but the timid, heedless and those who,
though nominally belonging to the organiza
NOT OF THE FAITH.
Rendered Ineffective the attempts to restore
the party to the firm and solid ground of the
Democratic creed. Therefore, the labor cf
education In the campaign consisted in per
suading them to hear us; to examine the
theories of the party organ zation aud the
ends to which they lead ; to recall t.e prom
ises of the political leadership and the
manner in which such promises had
beeu redeemed. Never was a more in
telligent, honest and effective effort
made in a noble cause than Ihat made by the
Democratic party aud its allies in t!ii> work.
Our fellow-countrymen were approached,
not by fabricated extracts from English
journals and a lying demagogic cry of
British gold; not by fraudulent pic
tures of the ruin of American in
dustries if the justice of governmental
favoritism was questioned; uot by false
representation of the impoverishment and
distress of our laboring men, which would
follow independent political thought and
actiou ; not by a disgraceful proposition for
the purchase of their suffrage; nnd not by
the cruel intimidation of selfish employers
of those dependent on them for the
wages of their toil. We have been
content to rely upon the intelligence
and tbonghtfulness of the people for the
BITCKSS OF OUR CAL" SK.
"We solicitamoslthorough'-xaiiilnation of
Its merits. A systematic and iudustr ous
distribution of tariff reform literature,
effective and conscientious arguments of a
well-inlormed and un subsidized pres3, and
an extrnsive discussion of the platform—
tnese are tiie weapons we used ia our
campaign ol education. It is a cause of
congratulation that our work bas been
done in a manner so decent nnd
in its best sense so ouiely
American. Let us not full to realize the
fact _that our work is not don». Our ene
mies arestill alive and have grown desperate,
lt would be shameful and pitiable and a dis
grace if by over confidence we should lose
the ground we have gained; or should fail
to push further our advantage. In the full
faith iv the judgment of the American peo
ple our Work should continue upon the lines
so far followed, until the enemies of tariiT
reform are driven from their last intrench
Senator Carlisle of Kentucky followed Mr.
Cleveland, speaking on "Popular Govern
ment." "This," he said, "in its purest
and simplest form is to ho fouud only in
the States, lt is no evidence of hos
tility to the general Government lo
say it Is uot as popular as the
State Governments. It has an important
function to perform, and its powers are as
well distributed as human forethought
could design. In the States tha Legisla
ture* are chosen by the people and the
members are personally known to
them. Real, geuuine, effective, popu
lar government in this country is
found only in the States. There is a great
fioliiical party in tbis country which is try
ug to extinguish free government. The
principle that the majority should rule is the
true foundation of popular government.
Yet there is no rule so grinding or oppres
sive as the rule of unrestrained majority.
American freemen must continue to exer
cise their rights and the forms of local gov
ernment must be maintained."
W. TJ. Hensel of Pennsylvania discussed
tariff reform at length, and, referring to
Cleveland's tariff message of 1887, said that
it ranks with the other three great execu
tive acts in American history— Jefferson's
purchase of Louisiana, Jackson's nullifica
tion proclamation aud Lincoln's emancipa
Congressman Mills nf Texas wns tn have
spoken to the toast of •• Reciprocity," but
was unable to be present.
Congressman Wilson of West Virginia
spoke on the "Fifty-second Congress."
lie dwell on the blunders of the present
Congress, and said if recent political expe
rience proved anything it is ihat tbo Demo
cratic party never blunders more fatally
than when it abandons or palters with its
truo principles, and that it never appoals so
strongly to the heart of the masses or the
enthusiasm ol the young as when it goes be
fore them in the strength of these principles
alone. On the other band the Republican
party, as dominated to-day, never blunders
so effectively as when it has free scope and
opportunity for the application of its prin
ciples. The recent campaign was fought
upon a question on whicli atl the great con
tests ol freedom had been waged— the
nnestion ot taxation. The Fifty-second.
Congiess will enter upon Its labors with one
lesson that none of its members can
mistake. That is tbat Its shortest road to
irretnevenble bankruptcy will be to follow
the footsteps of its predecessor and its
surest road to popular approval will bo to
present as clear a contrast as possible to
the methods and legislation of that prede
DEMOCRAT OF DEMOCRATS.
Congressman-elect Johnson of Ohio In a
speech ou the "McKinley Discovery," de
clared himself to bo au avowed, uncom
promising free trader, even a single lax
man, a Democrat of Democrats. He warmly
eulogized Mr. Cleveland, and declared that
so sure ns he live Cleveland will be the next
President of the American Bepublic.
A massive silver cup was presented to Mr.
Cleveland, said to be one of a set made for
Jefferson on behalf of his admirers in the
thirteen original States.
Governor Boies of lowa and Governor
elect Russell of Massachusetts also spoke.
DAN RICE'S RIOGRAPHY.
The Veteran -howmsn Charge! Wi'.h ths
Theft of His Own Paper..
Nkw York, Dec. 23.— The veteran show
man, and once famous clown, Dan Bice, ap
peared before Justice White nt the Tombs
Police Court yesterday to answer to a charge
of larceny, preferred against him by Marvin
B. Clarke, the blino. journalist. Some years
ago Rice placed material in the hands ot
Clarke with a view to having him arrange
them for publication in the form of an auto
biography. Bice says that according to the
contract he was not to pay for the work un
less it proved successful; in that event he
agreed tn give Clarke 850 a week for his
labor. Bice was not satisfied with the in
troductory chapters and endeavored to re
cover his papers, whicli, he says,
Clarke withheld from him long alter
the contract was broken. Clarke demanded
a certain amount of money before he would
surrender the documents, which Bice
eventually secured, as Clarke claims, by
theft. At tbe time Bice look the papers he
handed Clarke a note for $200, payable at
the Chemical Bank on July Ist. liice says
that bad the autobiography been published
as written il would have made him the
laughing stock of the country.
Paii.adei.puia, Dec. 23.— An investiga
tion by the Coroner to-day into the sudden
dealhof Daniel C. Bateinan disclosed the
lact ihat Bateinan was once a ptominent
wire manufacturer In Bradford, England,
and owned property worth $5,000,000. Iv
1876 hi: met with reverses and lost his wife.
Five years later he came to this country, :md
in the following year established the Tem
per Steel Wire Works, which proved a fail
Fa'al Sho ting Affray.
Jacksonville (Fla.), Dec. 23.— At Fort
Ogden ihis morning Ben Bice demanded an
explanation from one Shirley and a negro
named Saunders for an insult offered his
Wife. The negro drew a knite. Bice started
for his store to get a gnu and Shirley fired
two ineffectual siiots at him with a nib-.
Bice secured a double-barreled shotgun and
killed Shirley and fatally wounded the
negro. Further trouble is expected.
Troops of CaValry Out Chasing Small
Bands of Hostiles.
Pieiirf. (S. Dak.), Dec. 23.— Reports from
Fort Bennett indicate that the hostiles uu
der Big Foot who capitulated, are on the
way to ihe post. Tbe first company of
troops to reach them made terms, offering
peace if they would surrender their arms.
The Indians refused and threatened lo
massacre the company. The next day seven
more companies arrived, when the hostiles
cave up Iheir Winchesters and amuiuniliou.
One hundred of Sitting Bull's braves will
be sent to Standing Bock.
Dk.nvkk, Dec. 23.— A News special from
Crcston, s. Dak., via Bapid City, says the
situation is piaetically unchanged. Several
troops of cavalry are out chasiug small
bands of Indians, but no casualties are re
ported. It is reported that a great
deal of 111 feeling aud trouble is be
ing caused by cowboys living near
the reservation live and shouting at
any Indians who may appear. There
is no doubt the Indians nic the principal
aggressors, yet since tho ariival of the
.oluiere, the cowbojs and ranchers have
become very bold and are molesting the
Indians instead of confining themselves to
tha pioteclion of their homes. The depart
ment military coiumainier iias giveu orders
to disarm any of these .-ettlors who may be
caught invading the reservation for the pur
pose of attacking the Indians.
St. Paul (Miun.*, Dec. 23.— A Pioneer
Press dispatch from Pierre, S. I)., says
Frank Patterson, from Midland, brings the
report that three white men were killed by
Indians iv Piatt County.
RAILROAD CO "URINATIONS.
The E.sura Trunk Line Plan Indorsed by
the Vanderbilt Linos.
New York, Dec. 23.— The Directors of
the Vanderbilt roads bave approved the
Ea-tern Trunk Line plan agreement. The
agreement is similar to that the Western
Railroad Presidents adopted recently. The
New York Central Directors appointed
President Depew and Cornelius Vanderbilt.
and thu Luke Shore Directors appointed
President Newell nnd 11. McK. Twombley
of the Michigan Central. The Directors ap
pointed President Ledvard aud William K.
Vanderbilt as their respective representa
tives in the Advisory Board, whicli was
created by the agreement.
Tho New York Centnl to-day declared a
regnlaily quarterly dividend of 2 per cent
and 1 p-r cent extra dividend. Like Shore
and Michigan Southern Directors have de
clared a semi-annual dividend of 2'_ per
cent and an extra dividend of 1% per cent.
The Canada" Southern h:\s~declared a
regular dividend of IV* per cent.
London, Dec. 23. -The Stock Exchange
has granted the request of the Central Pa
cific to haw the listing of $4,201,000 lives of
its land bonds extended.
Thoy Cause a Prcb.b'y Fatal Accident la
New Haven, Dec. 23.— The Gilford ac
commodation on tiie Shore Line was derailed
to-night near Leetes Island by the spread
ing of the track. Two trainmen were prob
ably fatally injured. The passengers es
caped with a bad shaking up.
An Eiab zz or Arrestel.
New York, Dec. 23. - Eugene Piquet,
formerly cashier of the Lancashire Insur
ance Company, bas been arrested at
Geneva, Switzerland, for embezzl
ing 818,000 belonging to the
company. Assistant District Attorney
Lindsay to-day received a dispatch from
the United States Minister in Switzerland
advising him of Piquet's arrest. He will be
extradited as soon us possible.
A Hew Pagne.
San Antonio (Texas), Dec. 23.— Some
disease, which is supposed to bo menin
gitis, is proving very fatal in Fairfield. The
first case developed a week ago to-day. Ten
deaths bave occurred from the disease and
two are supposed to b« dying. Several new
cases have been developed. Medical aid
seems to be ot no avail. The people are
■ • -
Bishop of Om- hi.
St. Louis, Dec. 23.— A cablegram re
ceived to-day from Rome nnnounces that
Bishop Scannell of Concordia, Kans., bas
been appointed Bishop of Omaha, to fill the
vacancy occasioned by the death of Bishop
O Connor, and that Bishop burke is ap
pointed to the new Bishopric of Cheyenne.
__-Tre,-i_r.r Spinner Failing.
Jacksonville (Fla.), Dec. 23. -General
F. E. Spinner, ex-Treasurer of the United
Sates, Is gradually failing. The cancer on
his face has eaten a deep hole near the eye
and nose, through which pulsations of the
brain cau be seen. He is most nf tho time
in a stupor. General Spinner Is 89 years old.
Officials Arr lted.
Minneapolis, Dec. 23.— A Tribune special
from Dcs Moines, lows, says: Six Aldermen
and ex-Aldermen, six ex-constables and half
a dozen other citizens have been indicted and
were arrested to-day for conspiracy and an
attempt to evade the prohibition law. They
were relejsed on $1000 bail each.
The Bawt-l'.e Casi.
Dover (N. H.), Dec. 23.— Tne prosecu
tion closed in the Saw telle case to-day. The
attorney for the defense made the opening
speech and the taking of evidence began.
The evidence presented up to adjournment
showed a remarkably weak defense.
Vcsssl ani Craw Beportei lost.
Baltimore, Dec. 23.— The 6chooner Mary
Ellen from Salisbury Is reported lost, to
gether with her crew of five men.
Wheat Is selling at The Dalles, Oregon,
for 63 cents a bushel.
A CLOTURE RULE.
Aldricli Reports His Resolution
to the Senate.
in Effectual Remedy for Democratic Ob
Intended to Be Applied to tbe Pending
Elections Bill— Sherman's Finance
Special to Trrn Haasura Cai._
Washington, Dec. 23.— The cloture reso
lution, reported by Aldricli to-day in tho
Senate, provides that when a question shall
have been considered for a reasonable time
it shall be in order for any Senator to dc
maud that debate thereon be closed. On
such demand no debate shall be in order,
and pending such demand no other motion,
except one to adjourn, shall be made, lt
such demand be seconded by a majority of
the Senators present, the question shall forth
with be taken thereon without debate. If
tho Senate desire to close debate on any
measure, it shall take precedence of all other
business, and Ihe question shall be on all the
pending amendments and upon the measure
in its successive stages according to the
rules of the Senate, but each member shall
be permitted to speak v. on the measure, in
cluding all amendments, not more than once
and not exceeding thirty minutes. If the
Senate shall have decided to close debate as
herein provided, no moliou shall be in order
but a motion to adjourn or to take a recess.
When either of such motions are lost or fail
of a second, it shall uot be in order to renew
the same until one Senator shall have
Bpokeu upon the pending measure 'or one
vote upon tne same stall have inter
vened. Pending proceedings under this rule
no proceeding In respect to a quorum shall
be - in order until it shall have appeared upon
division [or on taking a yea aud nay vote
that a quorum is not present and votiug.
All questions of order shall be decided with
out debate, and pending proceedings under
the rule uo obstructive or dilatory motions
of any kiud shall be in order.
Aldrich presented a resolution to apply
the above rule to the pending Election Bill.
It is improbable that any a •tion will be
taken on the rule before next week. The
programme of tiie Bepublicans is believed
to be in this line. At a convenient time the
rule is to be called up. when a Republican
majority is at hand. Wben the Democratic
Senators attempt to attack it with the inten
tion of talking it to death— or until the 4th
ol March— the presiding officer will rule that
debate is not in order, taking stand on the
broad grouud of the general parliamentary
law that a motion to close debate would in
itself be defeated by debate whicli mu->t
'.herefore lie out of order, ns was ruled in
.be Uritish Parliament when the celebrated
eluture rule was adopted against the vigor
uus opposition of the Iri-h members. What
will follow no cue <an say, hut if the rule
carries, the Election Bill will come very
near going ou the statute-books.
| ._ MATTER OE THE FUTURE.
Tie Ban Franclsto Fos-offi-n Sit. F_r From
E-ir.g S l.'.td
Washington, Doc. 23.— Senator Stanford
and Beprest-ntatives Morrow and Ciuuie
met Secretary Windom, Attorney-General
Miller and Postmaster-General Wanamaker
this morning at the Treasury Department,
and alter considerable discussion it was de
cided that 8800,000 was not enough for the
San Francisco Postoffiee site, and that a
good site could not be bought with that
amount, so Stauford to-day introduced a
bill in the Senate raising the appropriation
to 51, 900. 000, the lot to be acquired "by
condemnation or otherwise." Nothing will
be done in the matter till the fate of Stan
ford's bill is determined. Inasmuch as
Harrison and the lending Bepublicans in
the Senate aud the House are rather alarmed
about the deficiency, there is small chance
for Stanford's bill to pass. So the San
Francisco Site is as far from settlement as
Stanford favored some site that could be
seen trom Market street, and all but Cltiuie
agreed with him. but the latter insisted that
the site could not be purchased for 8S00.OO0;
but Stanford insisted stoutly that it ought
to be near Market street Clunie told Sec
retary Windom that $1,900,000 would not ba
too much for a postoffice huildiug in the
metropolis of a State that furni-hed 810,
--000,000 pur year to the Government's
Next Friday morning he will in
troduce Stanford's bill in the House aud
Clunie will endeavor to get the Public
Buildings Committee to report it favorably,
though ths prospects are against an increasu
ot the appropriation.
ITS FATE IN DOURT.
Nothbg to Be Tons With 'he Shipping Bil
Until At: t tha Ho id.vs.
Washington, Dec. 23.— Nothing is likely
to be done with the Shipping Bill until after
the holidays. Bcpresentative Farquhar,
who has the bill in charge, refrained from
calling up the measure last Saturday be
cause Henderson wanted to secure tbo pas
sage of ihe Urgent Deticicrcy Bill, lie has
informed Wheeler of Alabama that he is
williug to have ten hours' debate before the
previous question is demanded, but fears
tbat even this time will not be sufficient un
less leave to print it is granted. There aru
some fourteen or sixteen Bepublicans who
want to speak on the bill and the number
on the Democratic side is equally large.
Wheeler has a speech prepared which will
occupy an hour and a halt in its delivery.
As yet there is no concert of action on the
Democratic side as to who shall have tbe
control of time. Both Wheeler and Fithian
desire to lead the oppo«ition. Farquhar
says when the Democrats decide what to do
he will call the bill up again and press it to
PUGET SOUND DRY-DOCK.
Seport of the dm mission F .voring Port Or
chard for Its Lcca-ion.
Washington, Dec. 23.— The Presideut
to-day sent to Congress the report of the
commission appointed to select a site on the
Pacific Coast or Puget Sound for a dry
dock. The report, after reviewing at great
length the localities visited, states that
while solely from a commercial point of
view it might be difficult to decide between
tbe naval claims of Columbia ltiver and
Puget Sound for a Government dock, the
conditions for the successful defense of the
latter are su.h as to leave no doubt in the
mind of the commission that the proposed
dock should be located at Port Orchard on
Puget Sound. As a strategic point in time
of war. the commission holds that Puget
Sound Is an important place and one that
can be easily deiended. The report dis
cusses in detail tho importance of the co
operation of a naval force with the land
defenses on the sound, aud the necessity for
a reasonable security of the waters to pre
vent a sudden raid by the enemy. Regard
ing the feasibility of Port Orchard for the
location of the dry-dock, the report states
that it has a depth of fourteen fathom, ot
water and is in other respects the most de
sirable locatiou for a dry-dock on the
Pacific. Tbe commission estimates that the
land required for the dock, amounting to
about 307 acres, can be purchased fer 337,000.
Sena' or Hearst's Condition.
Washington, Dec. 23.- it has been known
for some days that Senator Hearst lias been
indisposed at his house, but it is not gener
ally known that he has been in a serious
condition, aud has caused his family some
alarm. The trouble is with I.ls stomaoh, and
his advanced age renders Ills recovery slow
•nd perhaps uncertain. The family has
beeu very cautious In giving out reports as
to the Senator's real condition. Last utght
they reported bis conditiou much more fa
vorable than for some time. Tbe Senator is
still unable to sit up, but bis family feel
hopeful that he will be up again at an early
date. The family physician from Kew York
yesterday called Dr. Lincoln in consultation,
but they say it was not done on account of
any alarming symptoms, but rather with a
view to ascertaining the best course to be
pursued to insure tbe Senator's speedy re
Washington, Dec. 23.— The Com
mandant of the New York Navy-yard in
forms the department that there is no truth
in the published report that efforts were re
cently made to sink, the Terror, and that
the reports concerning the attempts to sink
other naval vessels there were grossly ex
aggerated and for the most part untrue.
An Amende! Finv:cial Eil! Prou.iog for the
Issuini of Two Per Cent Bondi.
Washington, Dec. 23.— Nothing of con
sequence was done in the Senate this morn
ing until Morgan's resolution of yesterday,
Instructing tho Committee on Privileges and
Elections to report the amendments to tha
Elections Bill, to show what changes and
modifications were intended to be made,
was taken ud. Mr. Morgau had not finished
his argument when tbo morning hour ex
Chairman Aldrich of the Committee on
Rules was instructed to report a cloture rule
to the Senate.
The Finance Committee reported a finan
cial bill, with an aineu-meut striking out
the provision for the replacement of the de
ficiency in the national bunk-note circula
tion by the issue of Treasury notes and in
serting a provision for the issue of 8200,000,
--000 2 per cent bouds, redeemable at pleasure
after ten years. ••
The measure was amended in two im
portant particulars. The first was the ex
clusion of Section 4 of the bill providing
that when the national bank circulation
falls below 8170,000,000, the deficiency shall
be supplied by the is»ue uf Treasury notes
based ou silver bullion purchases, if the
silver can be purchased, or if not, by the
direct issue of notes. The second amend
ment was the inseition — in place of the sec
tion stricken oat— of the follow ing: That the
Secretary of the Treasury is hereby author
ized to issue in a sum or sums not exceeding
the aggregate of 5200,000. IK 0, coupons und
registered bonds of the United States, in
such form as he may prescribe, and of the
denomination of SoO, or some multiple of
that sum, redeemable iv lawful money at
the pleasure of the United States on "and
afier JhW 1, IS'JI, and bearing interest semi
annually"iit the rate of 2 per cent per an
num. Aud he is authorized t > sell or dis
pose of auy bonds issued under this act
at not less than par value for any lawful
money of the United States or for gold or
silver certificates, and to apply the procoeds
thereof to the redemption or to tho purchase
of any bonds of the United Stales, and the
bonds hereby authoriz- d and the proceeds
thereof shall be used for uu other purpose
whatever. And the sum necessary to pay
the expenses of issuing and disposing of
said bonds i» hereby appropriated out of
any sums of money ia the Treasury not
No votes were cast in committee against
reporting the amended bill to the Senate,
and it is understood that no one was bound
to support the measure. Tiie Democratic
members of the committee agreed to the re
port, as they did in the case of the original
bill, reserving tbe right of opposition.
Stewart gave notice Ihat when the bill is
called up for consideration no would move
to amend the amendment to the report of
the committee by striking out the first,
fou i tii and fifth sections of the bill and in
sert the following: That any owner of sil
ver bullion uot too base for operation at tbe
Mint may deposit the same, in amount and
value of not less than 8100, at any mint in
the United Slates, to be formed into stand
ard dollars or bars for his benefit and witn
out charge, and that at said owner's option
he may receive instead an equivalent there
for in Treasury notes.
The caucus bill was read twice and placed
on the calendar.
Beagan reintroduced bis free-coinage
amendment to the bill with the intentiou of
applying it to the caucus bill reported
The President sent a message to the Sen
ate urging that Congress at once, by joint
resolution or otherwise, continue the laws
of Nebraska in force in Oklahama until
after the adjournment of the Territorial
The Elections Bill was taken up and Call
spoke for four hours in opposition to it.
McPhersou then took the floor. After he
had spoken a few moments Aldrich asked
him tv y. eld the floor and then gave notice
of his intention to move an amendment to
the rules providing, during the present
session, for the closing of debate ou any bill
under consideration. The proposed amoud
ment having beeu read Aldrich asked that
it be printed and laid over. He was of the
opinion that It should go to the Committee
on Boles and after some discussion he
entered a, motion to tbat effect, but did not
The resolution was laid on the table and
McPhersou resumed his speech.
Tho Senate soon went into executive
session and then aujuurned.
The Financial StrinifEncy Brought Up in the
Form of a E?so utinn.
Washington, Dec. 23.— 1n tho House to
day Btanchaid of Louisiana offered for ref
erence a preamble and resolution setting
forth the financial stringency nnd instruct
ing the Committee ou Banking and Cur
rency to bring in a bill providing for such
Increase oi legal temler currency as will
bring up the circulation to about $50 per
Burton of Ohio introduced a bill to amend
the Interstate Commerce Act by adding
thereto a section relative tn railroads doing
business partly in the United State* nnd
partly in adjacent foreign countries. It re
quires such company to obtain from the
commission a lleense, by virtue of which it
Is to obey and conform to the provisions of
the Interstate Commerce Act For a vio
lation of the act penalties of suspension of
the license for different periods are pro
vided, during which suspension customs
officers w ill prevent the pas.nge of cars, etc.,
at their ports.
The Speaker made a number of committee
appointments and thu House adjourned un
H.-nry B. Brown of Michigan Nominated
for Justice of tbe Supreme Court
Washington, Dec. 23.— Tbe President
to-day sent to the Senate the name of Henry
B. Brown of Michigan to be Associate
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United
States, vice Samuel F. Miller, deceased.
The appointment of Judge Brown meets
with general favor at tbe capital, and he is
said to be a good man for the place. Ho is
of Connecticut birth, and after graduating
from college he went to Detroit, wbere he
practiced law. He was frequently counsel
in cases before the Supreme Court, and was
particularly strong as an admiralty lawyer.
He is said to bo a man of considerable
means. He has been District Judge for
many years, and is well and favorably
known to his future associates.
The President has also made the follow
ing nominations: Lnuis L. Williams and
Edward de Groff of Alaska Commissioners,
and M. A. Fuller and Carl Spun of Alaska
alternate Commissioners to the World's Fair.
Colonel Charles Sutherland, Surgeon-Gen
eral, with Hie rank of Brigadier-General,
vice J. EL Baxter, deceased.
Major Merrill, U. S. A., retired, to be
Lieutenant-Colonel of Cavalry, under au
thority of the act of Congress approved
September 27, 1890.
Murder snd Suicide.
New Corydon (Ind.). Dee. 23.— Wesley
Tellis, a prominent young business man,
this morning killed Miss Virena Travel and
then suicided. He had been paying atten
tions to the girl a long time, but her mother
objected to tbe match. This morning he
entered the store kept by Mr. Travel nnd
was ordered out. He drew a revolver and
shot Virena through the heart. After firing
two shots at Mrs. Travel, who escaped
through the hack door unhurt, Tellis put a
bullet into his own brain.
Enrthqn ks in Tennea.es.
Knoxville (Term.), Dec. .3.— Tuere was
quite a Severe earthquake shock in this
vicinity thia morning. Mauy persons were
aroused from sleep and in the surrounding
towns people report that houses were shaken.
An ugly couch, even when It appears deep
seated, can be alleviated, tr not Immediately re
moved, by Dr. D. Jayne's Expectorant, a popu
lar aud long-established remedy for bronchial
aud asthmatic aflfcitons, and for filly years an
I approved helper lor all luog complaints. •
||\ THE RECORD IS _ 619! 1
14, 1890, NUMBEK OF ADVEBTISEHENTS IN 8
\6[ *he o__.i___ ia is ©i
vHgl -/CHKONICXE iq-i* Ol
__fey «xami>kr 777. '.'.ia 76 ?fl
Mayor Mi's Vetoes Are Qnietly
His Opinion of the Printing
" It Is Eoth Illegal and Contrary to Any
And Still tho Shameless Nine
Awards the Contract.
Ths Shag Bock Grab Described as a Manure
That Is Utterly Indefensib'e—An
other S:rett CcmmiSiion.
Mayor Pond was absent from the meeting
of the Board of Supervisors last night, and
Supervisor Boyd was chosen to preside.
Amoni; the numerous visitors were noticed
several of the Supervisors-elect, who at
tended to take notes of how " the Solid
Nine" conducted municipal affairs.
The fir^t matter of importance considered
was tlio Mayor's vetoes. In vetoing the
resolution awarding the coutiact for Jhe
city printing to the Stocfc Keport the Mayor
TH_ TRINTIXG STEAL.
First— The long and exhaustive opinion o[
Jud.tt Hunt i->, iv my Judgment, conclusive as
to the Illegality ol Ihis contract, iv can it
should be made.
il wuuiii ceii.iluly serin to bo but (Sir to i >,-•
eriyowueis, v.ho are compelled to improve I net
streeis in irom oi iheir property, tv have tho
advantage ol competition lv the e-jst of printing,
as well as in the cost ol material to be n-ed on
the streets, in this particular iney are certainty
emitted tv the same advauia.e as Hie city, ,it,d
ought uol tv be compelled, v lliey are by Ihe
pioposed contract, to p:iy indirectly fur all
other city u iiillue, which ll is claimed Is Uuue
It is done for nothiog, only on condition that
pi iiiiii!/ coi .-ii -dv- s shall lie allowed to cii.n.u
their owu prices tur private wuik, and shall be
lurther allowed the piiviiece of using the ma
clnu-ry ol the Stieet Supeiliiteiideul'. olllce to
eufurce the cullecnon of their bills, uo matter
The iiufurtuiiale properly-owner has absolutely
no appeal ti out any extortionate douses winch
may he niade. He must pay tiie bills befuie his
work cau be commented.
1 Hin elmrlv of tht- opinion th it this
FnolrnCt Hhuultt not h-- .. M ,1 1 , 1 c? ■I , ha It Is
both ili-c-ii aud contrary to auy decent
THE SHAG ROCK PURCHASE.
In expiessing his disapproval oi the Shag
Rock "steal" tne Mayor was uuu-ually out
spoken and severe. Saidlu:
-ly teutons lvi returning this resolution are:
iMi-i, that I helieva. fur the use lot-uded, tne
property would be absolutely worthless. I am
lulormed by reliable paities lhal it would cust
twice as much as has beeu estimated lv put it iv
tbe proposed shape for huliuinu, and further,
that it would be impracticable to Una small-pox
patients ou the ruck dm log much ul the winter,
aud absolutely impossible duilug a heavy south
easter, which blows a gale al times, during the
raiuy season. Duilue the prevalence of such a
gale, with the viuleuce uf which we are all famil
iar, ihe high waves wculd in all prubabiiity de
molish any such bulkhead as is piopused tv be
Ihe sea. even ln n moderate stoim. dashes
clear over the rock, and In ■ heavy gale It would
be likely tv »batler or destroy ihe Hospital
Bulidlug, not over twenty feet hign, unless the
rock was built up with couciete or iock lv Midi
ahel.ht as would east leu times the amuuut
Further, the expense of transporting patients
(by a steam launch, uf course) liuui the shoie to
the roc would be out uf all icasou, even if their
lives weie nut tmpeiHed during the liauslt, aud
in ti.i- a.i in. t to laud in colduiulstuimy weatner.
But another thing which makes this purchase
both unwise .v, , uunecessaiy is Ihat the city has,
on Its own property, as goud a location lor the
hospital as can be found on nils peninsula.
.'. have called the ulteuttou of members ut your
boaid to this -lie.
lt Is situated on orjabnut the northwest coiner
ol the ludustiiat School Tract, ut some distance
Irom the school, aud separated from it by hills.
Heie the hospital would be lar removed from
any habiutluu. aud would he likely to coutinue
tor years to come, as theie is no road near it.
Iv tact, It would be entirely Isolated and
would be obuoxiuus to no oue.
lv view of the fact that the city owns such a
propeity, and witn the money on hand could
cousliucl ull the buildiugs needed and equip
them comfortably, auil still have a surplus out of
thu tuud set aside lor il. e hospital, it seems use
less to purchase Shag Kock, eveu II It could bs
utilized fur a hospital. lam tnlonned by parties
familiar with ihe bay that there are times, dur
ing a gal , when It would Cc absolutely Impossi
ble Io naiispoit aud laud patients ou the luck.
But Iv the best of weather it would be much
sater, muie profitable, aud cj»i uot one-third as
much to convey them to the site ou the Indus
trial School tr_ct.
Duriug the height of the small-pox epidemic
In 1888 30jl here were twenty uew cases a day
conveyed tv tne hospital. Suppose a similar
siate of things should occur dm iug a southeast
gale, whicli sometimes rages lor days, in what a
lamentable condition would the patients be
placed, witn no provision made lo house in m ou
shore. 11 ninau ity would cry out .igamst such
neglect aud lack of foresight.
Su strong are my convictions on this question
that I am Impelled to say thut iv all my expeil
ence 1 have never beeu called upon to pass upou
a nieasuie so utterly iudelensibte. ftespectlully
submitted, (Sigued.) E. B. Pond, Mayor.
THE OTHER VETOEB.
Tlte Mavoi's objections to tho proposed
change of the Market-street grade, between
Valencia and Seventeenth, were principally
because it will involve a like change of
mauy intersecting streets, resulting in great
damage to property, and as no provision is
made for the compensation of persons thus
damaged the citizens at large would b« held
responsible. The result of such changes
and consequent damages will be endless liti
gation and expense, all for the benefit of the
few directly located on the live of Market
In regard to the order granting Margaret
Callnghan permission to repair the damage
to her building on Davis street, so nearly
destroyed by the falling walls of the \V.m
genheim Building, tho Mayor says it is an
inflammable structure and would be a
menace to adjoining property. "If this
privilege were granted to rebuild a frame
building on this valuable property we had
better repeal all our fire ordinances at
once," he added.
The Syndicate Trust Company 's fifty-year
franchise for a street railway the Mayor
objected to because it provides for electric
motor power, clearly against the law. Au
other objection is the zig-z:ig course, also the
OVERRIDDEN BY THE SOLID NINE.
The five orders vetoed by the Mayor and
read before Hie board at the previous meet
ing were all passed over his veto by a strict
vote of the "Solid Nine" with all the ease of
rolling off a log.
The orders grant the Sntter-street Com
pany the right to extend Its line on Polk
street; J. W. Harl-cll aud B. Joost a fran
chise over a score of streets from the fer
ries to the county line: three franchises to
Messrs. Keinstein, Moffat aud Eisner ruu
ning ou some twenty-five or thirty streets
from tlio ferries to the oceau.
When the resolution awarding to the Pa
cific Fertilizing Conipauy the contract to
remove certain offal from the city for the
next twenty years came up, Ellert proposed
tbat it be sent back to the committee again,
ascertain scavengers are dissatisfied with
Its terms and wanted to discuss it.
His motion was promptly voted down,
and the resolution finally passed. It was
not quite by a " Solid Nine" vote, how
ever, for Pescla asked to be excused from
voting, it being suggested that he did not
wish to Incur the displeasure of the army
of Italian scavengers by voting to remove
such a "soft snap," as tbat contract will be
out of their reach for the next twenty years.
FAT POSITIONS FOR I. AMI!-.
The only other job of any significance per
petrated at the session was the appointment
of three more " lambs " to a tat position,
created for their especial benefit.
A resolution was submitt-'d proposing to
extend Twenty-fifth avenue northerly 720
feet from its present terminus to New
street, also to extend New street westerly to
Twenty-seventh aveuue and the latter
thoroughfare northerly to the ocean beach.
This, of couisi', will involve the acquisition
of certain property, and according to law
the work must be done by a commission.
The same resolution authorizing the exten
sions appointed A. T. Spott.% Johnny
Dougherty and Charles 11. Haawell as the
i Ellert asked two or three impertinent
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
questions— so Barry evidently thought— in
regard to tho job, liis purpose evidently be
ing to blockade it, if possible.
Boyd figured iv the objections also, and
riarry quietly squelched both by stating that
the extensions were necessary in order to
carry out tha Point Lobos sewer system at
ordered by the board, and that the com
mission is necessary according to law The
resolution was Dassed, Wright adding hi.
vote to " the Solid Nine."
A resolution was adopted providing for
the construction of another Police Patrol
wagon, not to cost more than $405. Super
visor Boyd suggested that the resolution
order tiie wncon constructed according to
the satisfaction of the Cliief of Police.
A resolution was submitted proposing to
expunge from the official map Houston
street, from Taylor sireet to Montgomery
avenue, but as some objection was raised
the resolution was referred to the Street
The resolution that proposed to prohibit
the distribution ot hand-bills aud all printed
advertisements ou the streets was indef
Alfred Clarke filed a communication in
which he tendered to the city the use of his
cisterns on the southeast corner ol Douglas
street and Casselli aveuue, in case of a fire
in that neighborhood.
The resolution granting C. D. Vincent an
extension of time of 250 days on nis contract
lo pave Kentucky street was finally posted.
the board then adjourned uu'.il next Mou
CAPTAIN JAMES CARROLL.
The Delegate to Congress From Alaska
Arrives at Washington.
Washington, Dec. 23.— Senator Mitchell
gave a lunch yesterday at which were pres
eut. among others, Senators Stanford.
Dclph, Alleu aud Carey, John Mitchell Jr.
of Tacoma, and Captain James Carroll.
The latter is the recently elected delegate to
Congress from Alaska. He is here to pre
sent his credentials to the House and ask
for his admission as a delegate from that
Territory. He has been interviewing mem
bers of tlio House Committee on Terri
tories, Rtn.ing them Chairman St.uble aud
Springer, and owing to the fact that there is
not likely to be a qaornt- In the House dur
ing the holidays, und as Strubie himself will
be absent from tbe city, he will -otbdxui
lus case before the House until after the Ist
of January. But meantime he intends to
bring tiie subject oi liis admission to the at
tention of tnuiviJual members of Congress.
Captain Carroll will raruo.itly advocate the
establishment of a territorial form of gov
ernment for Alaska, and tlio many reasons
he will set forth why the Territory should
be thus organized are liable to attract con^
siderahle attention, lie is ;. warm friend ot
Speaker Bced. For the past twenty-five
years he h^s been the captain of I'acin.
Coast steamers, and has carried among his
passengers many Senators and Representa
tives. It was in this way that he met
Speaker Reed, when the latter visited tbe
I'acilic Cua.t two years ago,
KILUAIX AND GODFKEY.
Heasons for Ace ping the Cal foriia Cab's
Offir of a Purse
New York, Dee. 23.— 1n a conversation
witli a friend prior to his departure for his
home at Baltimore, Jake Kilrain gave his
reasons for accepting the California Athletic
Club's offer of a 54500 purse for bis fight
with Godfrey, rather than battle for a purse
of similar amount in one of the Eastern ath
letic clubs. (Kilrain said: "I am desirous of
going to California for several reasons. The
main object of my visit, of course, will be to
meetGodirey. 1 shall go there some time
next mouth, so as to got used to the climate.
I am in as good condition as ever I have been
iv my life, and really feel stronger and
more active tlian 1 ever felt before. If
I defeat Godney, and I bave no
doubt that I will, I shall then bo in the field
for a match with some crack liPiivv-wei.hts,
for they will all be there in the" course of
the uext two months. Tiie tir.t. mini I shall
go for will be Corbett. He will either have
to fight or leave the Pacific Slope. I shall
open up negotiations for the championship,
whoever may hold it. The pn-sent indica
tions are that it will be either Slavin, Jack
son or Corbett. Tlio first named, I think,
wili be the man. From what I have heard
aud read of Slavin, I think he is better thau
either Jackson or Corbett. I shall challenge
the clianiDton and try to win back tho iaur
e!s tiiat I lost flg&ting men when I was not
even in good health, let alone condition. X
will guarantee that I Will not enter the ring
again unless I am in tiptop order, and then ii
I net whipped it will be my own lault."
Five Years' Imprisunment.
Philadelphia, Dec. 2o.— Ellis P. Bard,
who pleaded guilty to embezzlement from
the Lincoln National Bank, Lincoln, Pa.,
nnd Franklin W. Hull, convicted of aiding
and abetting him in tlio embezzlement, werii
to-day sentenced to five years' imprisonment
in Ihe penitentiary. Bard was cashier of the
bank aud Hull one of its depositors. Bird
allowed Hull to overdraw his account almost
Bridled With Ballets.
San Antonio (Tex), Dec. 23.— F. M.
Wilkins, a partner in the large cattle rauct.
of Wilkir.s Brothers & Co., and a cowboy
named Walton, were found dead at their
camp, fifty miles from Laugley. Butli
bodies were riddled with buliets. Two
Mexicans, who arc being pursued hya posse,
Northwest B lzz.rd.
Satji/t Ste. Maiiie (Mich.), Dec 23.— A
northwest blizzard has I'een raging sinew
last night, the wind reaching a velucity of
sixty miles an hour, with snow. Consider
able damage to buildings has resulted.
PSOBIASIS 20 TEARS.
Bo.ly a Mass of Disease. Suffering
Fearful. All Thought He Must
Die. Cured In Six Weeks by
r hare boon afflicted for twenty ye»r_ wilh an ct*
stluatu skiu disease, called by some M.l>.s Psoriasis,
and others Leprosy, comniettcin.: on my scalp; aud,
lv spite or all I could do. with tbe belp of tbo most
skillful doctors, lt slowly but surely extended, antl
a year ago tbis winter ll covered my entire person
lv tbe form of dry scaies. l*'or tue last three years 1
have been uuablo to do any labor, and suffering in
tensely ail the time. Kvery ■*-..:., there cotud ba
nearly a dustpanful of scales takt-n from tbe tIMH
ou my be', soma of tbem half as lame as tbe en
velope containing this letter. In the latter part of
winter my skin commenced cracking ope:i. 1 tried
everything, almost, tbat could be tbuugbt of, with
out any relief. The l'Jtb of June I started West, la
hopes 1 could reach the Hot Sprlugs. I reac.ed
Detroit, and was so tow 1 tiiou.^nt I should b*ve to
ro to tbe hospital, but finally got as far as Linsiug,
Mn!).. where I bad a sister living. O.ie i>r.
treated me about two weeks, but d<4 me no - >o<l
All thought I had but a short tune to live. I earnestly
prayed to die. Cracued through tbe skia »H over
my back, across my ribs, arms, hands, limbs; feet
badly swollen; toe-nails came off ; fluster-nails dead,
and hard as bone; bair dead, dry and life*ess as old
straw. Ob, my Uodi how 1 did cutter. My sister,
Mrs. li. 11. Davis, bad a small part or a box of Cuti
cura In the house. She wouldn't give ap; said,
"We will try Cuticura." Some was applied on one
hand and arm. Eurekal there was relief; stopped
tbe terrible burning ■•usation from the word go.
They immediately gut the Cuticura, Cuticoha
Resolvent anil Soap. I commenced hy * ... \
one tablespoouf il of Kkhoi.vickt three times a day
after meals; had a batb on- c a day, water about
blood heat; used Cuticura Soai* Treeiy; applied.
Cdticuua morulng and eveuiuc. Kesult: returned
to my home lv just six wi-eks from tbe rime 1 lert,
aud my skiu aa smooth as this sheet or paper.
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