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VOLUME LXXII— 44.
More Bloodshed at Our
THE SITUATION MOW.,- WORSE.
Terrible Treatment of Non-Union Id
by the Miners.
A FOREM SflOT DOWN IS HIS TRACKS.
Troops of Soldiers Arc Being Held Near
the Scene of the Trouble Until
Special to The Morning Call.
Waepser, Idaho, July 13.— The negro
troops Irom Fort Missoula were sidetracked
at Mullan, 18 miles from here. The track
and bridge are torn up, and nobody is left in
Mullan but women, children and one old
All able-bodied men are carrying arms at
Wardaer. It is said that the women at
Mullen tore up the track. The negro troops
wiil Have to come in on foot. They will be
picked off by the strikers on the sides of the
canyons if they do. The miners will not
run from the negroes.
MASSACRE at MISSION.
Twelve Men Killed and Many Wounded
by the Desperate Miners.
Spokane, July 13— Tho blackest feature
pf this direful conflict in Idaho was the
tragedy enacted at the old mission on the
Coeur d'Alene River and in Fourth of July
Canyon. After driving many of the fugi
tive non-union men into the canyon, the
desperate and impassioned strikers followed
them up and shot them down like deer.
Among those shot down was Foreman
Monaghan of the Gem mine, who was
coming out with his family. The family
was spared, but Monaghan was run into a
bush and shot through the back. He was
picked up this morning and taken back to
the mines, where it is thought lie will die.
It is reported that 12 bodies have already
been recovered in Fourth of July Canyon.
The non-union men had been entirely dis
armed and were at tha mercy of their pur
The boat that came down the river to-day
picked up 20 more of the fugitives, who had
taken to the river and brush. They tell
tales of frightful cruelty. Some of them
were beaten with revolvers, and many were
robbed of all their valuables.
A PITIABLE SIGHT.
An Eye-Witness Gives Another Version
of the — "allien Slaughter.
Spokane, July 13.— E. S. Kinney, book
keeper for the Gem mine, near Wallace, ar
rived in Spokane to-day. He was present
at the O'd Mission when the mob charged
on tbe non-union refugees and saw the
whole affair from the window of his hotel.
Kinney had been ordered out of the coun
try by the strikers and was helping some
of his former employes to rench Spokane.
ln all there were 132 men from different
mines. They had been entirely disarmed
and were waiting for the boar, which was
Just at dusk last evening a squad of eight
armed men came charging down tne rail
road track yelling and firing rifles. The
refugees scattered in different directions
and ran for the river, mountains and
gulches, their pursuers following them up,
shooting and robbing them.
Most of the fugitives were driven down
the Fourth of July Canyon, but a number
made for the brush along the river bank
and swam the river. When Kinney left it
was known that two of the non-union men
had been slain. George Robinson, who had
been working in the Frisco mine, and a
Swede whose name was unknown.
The boat started down the river in the
darkness and was bailed again and again
by fuEit:vf>= who had escaped the fury of
the mob and bad concealed themselves in
"In all we picked up eight or ten of these
miserable wretches," said Kinney. "Some
were swimming in the water and others
had been lying in the bushes. All were
wet, cold and perishing from hunger, fright
and exposure. After swimming the river
they had waited for three hours before the
boat came along.
"It was the most pitiable sight I have ever
witnessed. Cue man was insane from
fright. When the boat would run her nose
in toward shore the victims were so eager
to get aboard that they would not wait for a
small boat, but would make off and swim to
a place of security. Some of these men are
now here and others were left in'oeir
d'Alene City. Four or five of them who
can talk English report that they were
robbed of their watches and money, in sums
ranging from SlO to £40."
F. C. Lorring, who came out on the same
boat, helped to pick up a refugee and talked
with a number of them. When Henry Mad
ton was picked up he was crazy from tear.
He reports that he was robbed of $50 and a
watch. He was in the water for three
hours. Frank Lauffer reports that he was
robbed of S2B, Hugh Cameron of 832, John
Fuller SlO and George Loman $20.
When these men were running across the
meadow they saw one of their companions,
a man named Thompson, fail as if shot, and
thai was the last they saw of him. Both
Messrs. Kinney and Lorring are of the be
lief that the mob never will stop now until
they kill every man not a member of the
union they lay eyes on. They doubt if
many of those driven into tbe wilderness
and the Fourth of July Canyon wid ever
Three Trains of Troops Are Sidetracked
at Cataldo, Idaho.
Catai.tk), Idaho, July 13.— Three trains
of troops arrived here last niirht and were
sidetracked all night. Colonel Carlin was
Sheriff Cunningham wired that if the
troops were broueht in before the Bunker
Hill and Sullivan scabs cot out a collision
would follow, and not a blue coat would be
left to tell the tale.
The troops camped here during the night.
Tbey comprise Companies I). F, ll and A
of the Fourth Infantry from Fort Sherman,
and Companies N of Moscow, Mof Vollmer.
L of Genesee, T of Hailey, A of Boise and
D of Weiser.
The tegulars number ISO men; the militia
182 men; tins total of 332 men are awaiting
orders to take possession of the wild can
yons of the Coeur d'Alenes.
Sheriff Cunningham arrived here Sunday
nt 1 o'clock on the train carrying scabs.
To-day on entering the caboose occupied by
the commanding officer, he whs met by
Colonel Carlin and Inspector-General Curry,
and the latter read the decree of Governor
Willey, declaring Shoshone County under
Colonel Carlin then Interrogated the
Sheriff as to the rendition of affairs.
"1 am satisfied." said the Sheriff, "that
you will meet with no resistance from the
miners since the Bunker Hill and Sullivan
scabs have left."
"I am satisfied," replied the colonel,
"that I will m«et with resistance, and 1
shall not proceed further without a larger
The result of the conference was that
Sheriff Cunningham agreed to precede the
regulars to tho scene and advise colonel
Just preceding the first train was throe
flat cars well fortified. They contain rail
road ties, built on the bulkhead, behind
which the troops can lie and tire.
Colonel Carlin appreciated the gravity of
the situation when Cunningham Informed
him that 2000 armed men were stationed
where every approach to the camp could
be guarded. The troops may move to
night, but it Is doubtful.
THEY -TATE THE) It WANTS.
Colonel Carlin Ha* an Interview With
Spokane. July 13.— Martial law has been
proclaimed in the Coeur d'Alene pending
the arrival of the troops at W'ardner. Three
companies of United States forces, under
The Morning Call.
the command of Colonel Carlin, took the
train early this morning at Harrison, on
Lake Coaur d'Alene, and ran up to Cataldo,
within 20 miles of Wardner.
Pending the arrival of re-enforcements It
was thought best to go into caiup there for
the time being. Colonel Carliu declared
that he would not taKe that light command
into the midst of COO armed and desperate
men righting from ambush.
He boarded an engine, however, and
went in advance himself. At Wardner he
received assurances from the strikers that
they would lay down their arms and dis
band if the non-union men still in the coun
try were driven out. The colonel, alter
consulting with the sheriff, authorized that
official to declare martial law.
Meanwhile, the colored troops from Mis
soula wero coming iv from the east. .At
Mullan. 20 miles east of Wardner, they en
countered two or three wrecked bridges
that had been blown up by the strikers.
The soldiers went into camp near Mullan.
and after eating breakfast and waiting a
few ho art, the commanding officer received
orders to return to Missoula. What the
purpose of this may be no one can tell,
neither dues auy one know where the
troops now are.
now TUE NIGIIT PASSED.
Bridge* Blown Up to I'r-veiit the Arrival
of the Troops.
Wallace, Idaho, July 13.— The night
passed without incident hero. The miners
are resting on their arms.
The colored troops arrived at Mullan at
2 o'clock this morning. They are still at
Mullan. It Is feared if they come to Wal
lace every mill of the association members
will be blown up. An effort is now being
made to held the troops at Mullan to avoid
All the mills of the mines where non
union labor had beeu employed have been
charged with magazines and a fuse attached
since yesterday. At a signal it is said all
will be blown up. This, however, is said to
be done only in the event of troops arriving
on the scene.
The bridge was blown up to-day at Mul
lan and no trains are running between Wal
lace and Muilau. The Bunker Hill and
Sullivan mine Is to surrender at 3 o'clock
this afternoon, lf not surrendered then a
battle will begin. If surrendered the troops
will be allowed to come in and take posses
SPOKA-_t, Wash., July 13.— The strikers
blew up the railroad bridge at Mullan this
morning to prevent troops from Missoula
effecting an entrance. All the C__ur d'Alene
mines are filled with explosives preparatory
to general destruction. The strikers will
have trouble to escape, as the State and
Federal troops hold practically all the
Union Miners Are Filling the Air With
Portland. July ia— Union Pacific offi
cials have just received advices fro-. Coeur
d'Alene that the Northern Pacific Railroad
bridge, .together with several hundred feet
of track, were blown up by strikers west of
Mullan this morning. The company is pre
paring to take all non-union men out of the
mines this afternoon to Takoa.
Union men assert the moment troops ap
pear on the scene they will blow up the
Bunker Hill, Sullivan and the Sierra Ne
vada and Gen mines. The burning of the
bridge near Mullan will hold the troops there
unless march on foot to Wallace and
Wardner, which la ab<>ut 10 mile*.
It is now reported that the union men have
taken Van li. Delashmutt of Portland, Wil
ham Sweeney and other mine-owners and
will hold them as hostages until the trouble
The wires are badly crowded oa account
of the movement of troops, and it is almost
impossible to get any math D Com Wal
lace. It is reported the wires to Wardner
have been cut.
I'XDEK MAKTIAL LAW.
Stringent M-asnres Hit. Bern Consld-
• red Necessary for Shoshone County.
Boise. Idaho, July 13.— Governor Willey
ha? issued a proclamation placing Shoshone
County under martial law.
Word has been received that three compa
nies of Federal troops from Missoula have
arrived in Mullan. The other troops have
not been heard from.
Adjutant-General Curtis, who is in com
mand of the State troops and who went to
Cajiir d'Ab-ne in advance of the outbreak,
has not been heard from to-day. and it is
feared he has fallen into the bauds of the
A dispatch to the Governor from Judge
Ileyburn at Spokane says the union men
drove the non-union men out yesterday,
filing on them and killing two.
Superintendent Dickinson of the North
ern Pacific telegraphed the Governor from
'1 aeon. a this afternoon that their tracks
and bridges have been destroyed in the vi
cinity of Mullan and Wallace, and that the
wires hav,e been ret.
Another message to the Governor says
that several non-union men have been blown
up. The union miners propose to fight the
troops to the death.
MOVEMENTS OF SOLDIERY.
Colored Troops Ordered Rack to Mis-
soula— Const Troop* on the Way.
Vancouver, Wash., July I.°..— Five com
panies of the Fourteenth United States In
fantry left here this morning at 7 o'clock,
fully equipped for field service, taking a
special train to the Coeur d'Alene mines
under orders of the department com
Pobtland, Or., July 13.— A special train
over the Union Pacific left here at 9:30
a. m. hearing 9-0 troops of the Fourth In
fantry from Vancouver, Wash., for the
Coeur d'Alene mines. A special train over
the Union Pacific arrived at Pendleton
this morning, tearing trooj-s from Idaho.
Two companies have left Fort Sherman for
the scene of the trouble, in all about 700
United States troops and militia are on the
way to the mines and will arrive there this
afternoon and to-night.
1:30 P. M— The colored troops reached a
point two miles west of Mullan when they
were ordered back to Missoula. Several
bridges were burned west of Mullan to pre
vent the troops from croMiug.
EC QUIET AT WALLACE,
Railroad Communications Hare lieen
_ta-_Ota_.lO-.e_ With the West.
Por.TLA-i-, July 13.— The following dis
patch was received in this city at 10:30 to
"Wallace, Idaho, July 13, 4 p. m,— All
trouble is over at Wardner. The miners
have left there and are on their way to
Wallace. Two hundred men have just ar
rived from Wardner. Those Interviowed
say the trouble is over and all miners not
belonging at Wardner will be in Wallace be
fore G o'clock."
No bridge was burned between here and
Wardner. Trains are moving and the mail
train from Spokane will arrive in an hour.
This shows that communication is re-estab
lished between Wallace and Western points.
The miners are completely worn out.
Many have scarcely had a sb-ep since Satur
day night. One wounded man was brought
up from Mission on the train. He was shot
early this morning. He was one of the non
union men going out.
Wallace, Idaho, July 13— 3 p. m —
Everything I . quiet at Muilan, Burke. Gem
and Wallace and there is no prospect of
any immediate trouble. At Wardnt* r the
situation is critical, though at 2:30 p. m.
there was no immediate prospect of blood
The non-union men have gone out of the
Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine and have
heen shipped out _ Cmtir d'Alene. The
Bunker Hill and Sullivan mill has been re
leased by the miners ana turued over to the
Troops are hourly expected to arrive at
Wardner from the West, and a conflict with
the miners in the valley Is thought possi ble.
At the headquarters of the union miners of
this place assurance was given that all
trouble was over if the non-union men came
out of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine
and the troops were not brought in.
-'he miners assured the Associated Press
correspondent that they would welcome the.
troops .-sorrow, and that no trouble Would
occur to-day, as the withdrawal of the col
ored troops had cased the situation.
Several railroad bridges were blown up
west of Mullan to prevent the troops from
reaching Wardner. One bridge is reported
burned west of Wallace. No trains are Tun
ing between Wallaco and Wnrdner to-day.
The funeral ol the two union miners
killed on Monday occurred to-day.
GOVKKNOR WILLKY-8 WOKK.
Newi From the Troops end What He
Mac Ordered -in to 1),,.
Boise, Idaho, July 13.— At 9 o'clock this
evening Governor Willey received the fol
* Cataldo, Idaho, July 13.
Goxcrnor Willey: lire enemy is weakening
SAX FRANCISCO, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 11, 1892-EIGILT I»AGES.
and arrests can be made as soon as officers get
heie. j. f. Culms.
Catai.po, July 13.
Governor Willey: Rumors not yer count me
say that the rioters here have dispersed and
gone to heir homes. 1 will move up to Warduer
tomorrow morning. C_J___r.
The following is the first official sew of
the militia since that body left Pendleton,
Or., on Tuesday night:
Catalpo, July 13.
Governor Willey: The force here numbers
about 350. Tour companies are reported from
Missoula and aie now at Wallace. Nothing de
cisive will be done beloie to-morrow. We are
awaiting the arrival of regulars from Walla
Walla and Vancouver. The striker a aie re
port' d to be ready to blow up the Hunker Hill
and Sullivan nulls and mines upon the arrival of
the limitary. The scabs have ■uireudered _u_
have passed tbls point for rosea.
A. J. I'i-kham. Quartermaster-General.
From a Deputy Tinted Mates Marshal
the Governor received the following at 10
--.UR i»'Ai.im City, July 13.—Gover
nor Willey: I have just arrived from
Wardner. The railroad track aud bridges
and the Bunker BUI and Sullivan concen
trator is loaded witti giant powder nod
ready to blow the troops up on their ar
val. I have posted General Curtis and
Colonel Carlin on the situation. I have
picked up non-union men who were along
the river. Signed __. If. Dryden.
General Ruger telegraphs that 200 ad
ditional men have been ordered from Fort
The Governor lias telegraphed Curtis to
protect the rights of all men to labor when
and where they please; to protect property
and lo arrest all persons implicated in the
recent outrages. *-.*_>£.'
I»isj> . ti'lin Received by the Governor
Itt'lntive to ill* Trtutttlo.
Boise City. Idaho. July 13.— The excite
ment over the situation in ( our d'Aleno
continues at a high pitch and the new* be.
ing received tends to increase it. The Gov
ernor to-day declared a state of martial law
in Shoshone County, acting upou the fol
\VA__ACE, July 13.— Governor N. B. WO.
ley: l'msuant to section _of t_a revised stat
utes, weuigeutly m ke application to j*jui- ex
cellency for the enforcement of the provisions
of sections 7400 to 7408 of the levl-ed statutes.
Signed C. W. O'Neill, l'i-ti!oi Attorney, and
11. S. Gregory, Probata Judge, Shoshone County.
The first message received this Baornlng
was from General linger in answer to Gov
ernor YYilley's request of Tuesday for more
troops. The message rends:
San Fr.A.NCisco. July 13.
To Governor Willey: I received your second
dispatch of yesterday sayini mat latent advices
make a larger force necessary, ana thai roe
ale request tnat all troop* that can be «i<*ued
from Walla Walla anil Foil Spokane be sent to
the scene of ihe trouble. In your former dis
patch, as received ty inc. no ni nt'on is made as
iv the I roups f.oni either Walla Walla and len
Spokane, hut to (Pete from Foil shorn aud
Fort Missoula. 1 oideied >esierday available
troops from Fort Mieuna a sod five com
panies ol unai.tiy fiom Vancouver io
liocerd nt ouce. The troops left ten placet
at au eatly boar tliis morning. The force from
Vancouver will icaeli tie scenes oi trouble
as soon as ino-e could fiom Walla Walla.
Ii -re Is cavalry mat) at iii latter place,
and It Is not so -sen sttltr. for duty. Tne in
fantry it mat post aud also of Fort Spokane has
beeu unified io I* icady lo move. The com
mand from .Missoula la at I alia a.
Thomas It. la .1 i:.
Uric-idler-General commanding Deoailuieu* of
l.aier iii the day the Governor received a
dispatch from Judge Ileyburn reading a)
Spokane, July 13.
Governor X. G. IT- toy— "So troops yet. T.i
Old not leave Harrison Landing until tins
morning. Tiie strikers took 13_ of our un
armed miners to the mount of the Fourth of
July a- on. near Cataldo, .-: oigbl and after
blue them Bred on them. W- know of two
killed ■ nd don't know bo« uianv more.
'ii;<-> aie preparing to cu ll ougli the same
peiinimsuce with '-'00 more tins alernonu.
They Just Hart em, then shoot them down like
dogs. The de!ay in uetitiic troops N iee-uiii
aide. General Caillti Pad not readied cataldo
10 minutes ago, as 1 wlit-d to that place.
II 9 I m; PABTK I
Judge Ileyburn Wires an Account of the
(situation at Wardner.
Boise, July 11— During the early part of
the day Insfcctor-General Curtis in ccm
maud could not be reached and It la feared
bo has been-or-ptured. During the after
noon a messaze was received from bim,
showing thai he was with Colonel Carlin
from Fort Sherman at Cataldo. He --aid
they would need re-enforcements before
moving on the strikeis. During the after
n<on .Superintendent Dickinson Dl the
Northern Pacific ie >t the Governor the fol
lowing message trom Tacoma:
Washington*, July 13.— Governor Wil
ley: Some parties have blown up our track
and our bridges and have our telegraph
wires in the vicinity of Wallace and Mullan.
We again demand protection to our properly
and employes, and that our meant of com
munication be not interfered with; also that
the lives of our passengers and employes be
not jeopardized. We shall hold the county
and Slate responsible for all damage and
delay. Can you not arrange for guards of
United States troops to guard our property
and trains. Signed Q. W. Dickinson, super
intendent Northern Pacific Railway.
The Governor replied 111 -x everything pos
sible was being done to save property and
life, Tne Governor has given General Cur
tis a general order to protect property, pre
serve life, enforce laws and suppress vio
lence. Minor details of tlie movements of
troops, etc., have been left entirely with
The following is a copy of the last order
Poise City. Idaho, July 13.
General J.T. Curtis, Cataldo, fdako— Mar
tial law is proclaimed lv Blioshotie County. Have
wiieayou a cony. Take full charge of all ope
rations In the Held. Use your t>e-t dlscie.iou.
Keep me fully advised of all movement*.
_»'. B. w n.i.Kv, Governor.
During the afternoon the Governor, in
conversation bj wire with Judge Hey burn
in Spokane, the latter said, in substance:
"The striken have complete possession of
tie district. No reliable news is obtain
able from Wardner, and none from any part
cf the section except that furnished by the
military officers now in the field. ' The
militia and troops from Fort Sherman ate
at Cataldo. 17 miles west of Wardner, with
General Curtis. They will not move until
Mr. Peybnrn gave fuller particulars of
the massacre in the Fourth ol July Canyon.
Be said that this morning 12 bodies were
picked up in the canyon. They were rid
dled with lets. A number of non
unionists were wounded, but they were
carried away by their comrades. To-day
200 more son-union men were sent out of
Wardner on board the cars guarded by
members of the Miners* Union, who left the
train when it was a few miles out of town.
THE 31 1 1.1. VACATED.
The Union Miners Cut the Property In
the Mine-Owners' Control.
Wabdkkb, Idaho, July 13.— The strikers
have surrendered the Bunker BUI and Sul
livan mill and have stopped carrying guns
Colonel Carlin has declared martial law
and is waiting with three tram loads of
troops at Cataldo, 12 miles west of here,
for re-enforcements. lie will be joined at
once by the forces at Fort CfIMT d'Alene,
Fort Vancouver and Fort McKeogh, Dakota.
Carlin will not enter the canyon bristling
with Winchesters without a large force. To
come with the present force would be sui
cidal. The Missoula negro troops are side
tracked at Mullen. The track is torn up
and the bridges burned.
One thousand armed miners from Mon
tana are reported coming to the aid of their
lighting brethren here.
Sheriff Cunningham is doing good service
as far as he Is able. He is greatly handi
capped by not being able to secure a posse.
Altogether the situation is very serious aud
admits of the greatest possibilities for vio
The union men have smelled blood aud
are de*perate, determined and do uot re
alize they must lose in the end. They
are well managed. Their movements are
like clockwork. Miio Gulch stands a
good show of ringing with shouts of battle
and being bathed in blood. 'ihe train
lhat was used in the exodus of Bunker Hill
and Sullivan miners pulled out to-day at
2:30 P. m. 'i ho train consisted of 4") boxcars
and two coaches. At Cainldo, 12 miles down
the track, three trains of troops «em
met. The troops had got to Waidner in
time to prevent the departure or the scabs.
leu boxcars were tilled with workmen a..d
tlie coaches were Used by the women and
Children ot the banished workmen. A tret
mittee of strikers, Sheriff Cunningham'
and a few deputies accompanied tin- party.
Every freiuhtcar of tbe Union Pacific was
also sent out, as such property was thought
to lie in dinger. Fully 300 men left on the.
train. A few were found who said they
were glad to escape and Would never return.
An Immense cordon of union men sur
rounded the Union Paclfio station and train.
All the guns were laid aside. Everything was
quiet and orderly. Befoie "the train
left the uuicn agreed to turn over
the mill. Sheriff Cunningham left
three deputies to lake cbaigo of
the mill. As the long tiain pulled slowly
down past the big mill, where the? day be
fore the bank was lined with armed men
and Winchesters peeping from behind
every stump, one| or two men were seen
armed. The mill had been surrendered
and the armed men had walked away, but
a single shot would have called a thousand
to the spot, each with bis baud on bis
THE END IS NOT YET.
Mnnac-r < lrmxnti Huy* the Owner! Will
N«vpr Giro In.
Wakdnek, July 13.— A visit to the mill
confirmed the fears concerning the danger
of the structure. Under the ci ushers
and jigs had been placed 50 boxes
of dynamite weighing M pounds
each, and around the dynamite were
placed 20 barrels of kerosene oil. Bad a
single istv move been made by the miners
a match would have been applied to the
mill and the concentrator would have been
Manager Clement has again taken charge
of the property. In an interview to-day he
said: "The threats of destruction of the
mill were held over DM and I gave in."
"When the troops move will you nut in
non-union labor again and start up?" was
"I can't say just now."
"Will the Mine-owners' Association in
view of recent trouble and exhibition 01
violence on the part of the unions give in?"
"So, sir; we shall continue to fight.
--"Do you anticipate more bloodshed
"I can't tell, but shall be surprised at
miner to-night is quiet as a tomb. The
effect of martial law is not yet felt, as
Colonel Carliu and his troops have not yet
arrived hero to enforc. it. The saloons
are generally closed, by advice of Sheriff
Cunningham and President O'Brien. The
people breathe easier owing to the nearness
of Colonel Carlin and the tnMMML It may
''■! result iii carnage that will be W»rfe
in many respects than the Indian war. The
strikers k every gulch in Cceur d'Alenes
ami every rock to hide behind and take a
■hot at a foe. f-1
Camps are located on every peak sur
rounding Wardner, and thoroughly pro
visioned miners could not be dislodged lira
month by til the regulars and militia in the
Northwest If they determine to resist. They
are as thoroughly organized and disciplined
as the forces Carlin li bringing In. They
are i ugbh equipped with guns and ■'-_-
munition. The situation ts formidable.
Carlin's condition is easy to understand,
Trouble would suiely follow If tins
negro troops are brought In. These
troops from Purl Missoula are now
sidetracked at Italian. Tim miners will
draw a color line and fine bead on the Afri
can warriors, and Southern outrages will
be discounted here. There is no possible
show to repair the track torn up. If the
negroes start to march down one will drop
at every crosstie.
None of the central executive committee
of the union are to be found this afternoon?
It is said to be holding a secret conference,
C' oak-ring the matter of trooos. Sheriff
Cunningham does not believe the unions
will resist tn* troops. The union men give
evasive answers to questions on the subject.
It is thought they are not decided. A col
lision may yet be avoided.
TKOO.S FltOM liiK PACIFIC. •
No Official Newt of Their Movements lie
ceived by — eiierwl Ituger.
General Thomas H. Kuaer, commanding
the Division of the Pacific, when semi last
evening, said he had as yet received no
official dispatches from the Coeur d'Aleno
country. He had directed troops from the
Fourteenth Infantry at Vancouver, from
the irth Infantry at Fart Sue rut an aud
from the Twenty-fifth infantry at Missoula,
to be concentrated at tho scene of the
troubles in obedience to orders from the
War Department. None had thus far been
ordered 6ent from tiie Department o' Call
fornia. By this time the troons should have
ieach«-d their destination, lie had no in
formation beyond win', ban been pub
lished In the pre dispatches in regard to
the blowing up of the bridge at Mullan.
The general did net know what could be
accomplished by the miners by such a pro
ceeding beyond possibly causine a little
temporary deity. Besides, he was of the
opinion that, there were several dry pi ■_■
where the troops could cross the river nni
Colonel William P. Carlin of the Fourth
Infantry, as the senior officer, would be in
Ci-tumaud af all the tri ops operating in the
COLONEL WILLIAM C. CARLIN.
Th.i Veteran Offlcfr In Command of the
Colonel William P. Carlin of the Fourth
United States infantry will command all
the troops operating In the Coeur d'Alene
district. He hi- seen 42 years' service in
tbe at my and uext year ho will be retired.
He was ben in Illinois, November 24, 18291
He was graduated at West Point in IS3O.
He was a tirst lieutenant in the Sixth In
f.iutry m 1855, and took part in General
Harney's si uk expedition of that year.
He commanded a company in Colonel Sum
ner's expedition of 1857 against the Chey
cones ai d took part in the Utah expedition
of 1838. He was in California from 18* S till
1869. In 1861 he was promoted to captain.
On August 15. 1861. he became colonel of
the Thirty-eighth Illinois Volunteers. Be
dislinguishcd himself at the battle of Per
ry vi lie, Ky.. October 8, 18-8, and was pro
moted to brigadier-general of volunteers.
His brigade bore a prominent part in the
battle of Stone River, Term. He was sub
sequently in tb< Tultohoma campaign, the
battles of -Pamausi and Missionary
Bulge, and in the Atlanta campaign, the
inarch to the sea and through the Carolina*.
In the battle of Bentonvilie, N. c., be was
a division commander.
MEETING OF BLACK CLOUDS.
Frightful Destruction by a Cyclone in an
SrniNG field, Ohio, July 13.— The most
destructive tornado which over visited this
section of the country struck the resllent
portion of this town this morning at 11
o'clock and completely demolished about 30
residences and partially ruined over 100
more. Two persons aro possibly fatally In
jured. A c nservatlve estimate places the
loss in property at between SUKXOOO aud
$200,000. The ' tornado struck the fair
grounds, and then hurled itself along, tak
ing a house here and there, until it struck
the corner of South Limestone street and
Euclid avenue, and literally demolished tho
entire block, all the residences being de
Ii then passed over the city In a north
easterly direction, hurling down a house
here and there. There are scarcely half a
dozen houses standing in the demolished
block. Everything there is in hopeless
ruin, and hunter, trees and fnruituio are
piled up for a square in the moat awful con
The terrified spectators who witnessed the
approach of the tornado state that it was
preceded for about live minutes with a Vi-nt
abe cloudburst of water, followed by the
most frightful and continuous Hashes of
lightning. Two clouds then approached,
both funnel-shaped, one from the west and
one from the southwest, and clashing di
rectly over the fair grounds, began the
work of disaster.
A meeting of citizens has been held to
devise means to aid the homeless people.
Fully 30 families are absolutely ruined.
John Leach and his family of five children,
living in the very center"of the destroyed
district, had a miraculous escape. They
were at dinner when the cyclone came.
It lifted the house and crashed it down a
mass of ruin". None of the family, wonder
ful to state, were fatally Injured. Tbo in
jured are: "**
Jonas Roberts, fatally. .
Thomas Thomas, fatally.
Mrs. Mary Flshcnbrcnuer, limbs fright
Cooney Leach, Jacob Loach, Jacob Neftz,
Mrs. Jacob Leach and two daughters,
Rightfully cut about the face and shoul
Jim Hinkle, W. B. Deaton, Mrs. Oliuged
and Mrs. Horry Miller.
Hanged by a Mob
Fka.N'KM.v, Ky., July 13. — Shortly after
midnight a snob took J. R. Red fer In, white,
from jail and hanged him for killing 11. B.
Dunn, Circuit Court clerk, who was shot
while trying to eject Redferia from one of
his houses. K,.,i erin also fatally wouuded
a negro accompanying him.
Hat B«en Punished Enough.
Milwaukee, July 13.— X. August Under-
felt, custodian of the public library here
md president of the National Library As
sociation, to-day pleaded guilty to the em
bezzlement of SOOOO. Judge Sloan di-
Charged him, saying he already Buffered
STORY OF THE MILLMEN.
Where Lay tlie Fault for the Trouble
iin WAS CHIEFLY to blue.
The Workmen Objected to the Reduction in Winter
Becanse of Bitter Experience in the Past.
All Ouiit at Homestead.
Ppeci-l to TnK Morning Call.
Homestead, July I.?.— Little occurred to
day to mar the serenity of the villege.
Holiday, i reporter of the Pittsburg Press,
asked a member of the advisory committer
for his autograph and the men present be
came suspicious and Holiday was put under
arrest, He was takeu to headquarters and
two members of the advisory committee re
leased him. ... V. Soldi United States
naval inspector of plate, armor, was also
put under arrest, hut when he disclosed
his Identity he was released. Frank J.
Snyder, a salesman from Pittsburg, was
likewise arrested, but was subsequently re
Notwithstanding the reports that the
leaders were to he arrested they returned
safe from Pittsburg. A number of millmen,
however, who were recognized is leaders in
the couliict, have left Homestead to avoid
arrest, .-sheriff McCleary said that war
rants had beeu Issued and if they were put
in bis bands ho wou'd serve them.
TELLING* IHE STOUT.
The Mlllmen lleforn the Committee of
PITTBBU-W, July 13.— The investigation
into the troubles at the Carnegie works at
Homestead by tho Congressional commit
tees was continued this morning with the
further examination of Prick. He de
tailed the arrangements with the Pinker
tons to furnish guards for the Homestead
property. Ho said the arms were con
signed to tho Union Supply Company,
who delivered them to Captain Rodgers
of the IMnkeiton force. Frick was not
snre. but supposed he had something to do
witn Inrnish'ng the arms. He could not
be brought to answer more definitely. He
believed the Ftakertau advised that arms
would be needed, but arms were not stipu
lated in the employment of the guards.
Frick said tho wages paid at Homestead
were higher tnan at any other place.
Chairman Hoatner of the committee de
clared the scale of wages paid, as cxi. lamed
by Frick, wa. the highest wages he ever
Captain Rodgers was then called, He told
of the trip to 80-MOte .'. accompanied by
a Deputy Sheriff, who went in mi < -idl
capacity. He then detailed the story of the
fight at Homestead, and said the strikers
Sheriff McCleary testified thai the Carne
gie Company notified hun one week before
the men went out that tnere would be trou
ble; that they were arranging to send 300
men to Homestead and wanted them depu
The Sheriff detailed at length his efforts
to secure a posse. Ik» was notified the night
the Pinkertons went tip and ho tried to per
suade then net to send them, as he feared
trouble. The Sheriff said he had not au
thor 7. Colonel Gray to deputize the Pink
ertons. He did not go to Homestead on the
day of the trouble, because it was useless.
Deputy Sheriff Cluscy then took the stand
and told is story of bow the deputies had
b.en driven out by the strikers.
President Weihe was Ibe first witness on
the side of labor. He reviewed the sliding
scale and the failure to reach an agreement
will; the company. Reductions, be said,
had been prep in most departments,
and the men objected because they did not
think the reductions necessary. The re
ductions would average 18 per cent, as near
as he could estimate. The labor cost of a
ton of steel at Homestead was Sl .*>."..
In reply to Judge Taylor, as to
why the men thought they had a
ri.ht to take possession of * the mill,
Weihe said there may be some who think
so, but they are not so taught in the asso
ciation. Judge Taylor expressed astonish
ment and said that there seemed to be some
queer ideas of the rights of property among
Wei be said they hadn't offered to arbi
trate- th" question until after th« trouble.
He could not «ay whether or not the asso
ciation was willing to arbitrate. Person
ally. he was In favor of an arbitration law,
but if it was compulsory all parties should
be made to exhibit the books.
O'Donnell wee the next witness. lio said
that when the strike was ordered the lodnes
held a j >int meeting and appointed an ad
visory committee to have the men pi ice.
around the fence to keep out irresponsible
people. The men were instructed to use
only moral suasion. They were not
instructed to keep any one out of the
mill. Witness repeated the story of
the battle and of the efforts to prevent
firing by the crowd on the shore. His
wages were 5144 per month, working eight
hours, under the old scale. Replying to a
question as to why the laboring men hate
the Pinkertons, be said the chief objection
to them was that they feared they would
bring in non-union Men.
William Roberta, ex-vice-oreaidont of the
Amalgamated Association, said there was a
gigantic conspiracy somewhere, abetted by
legislation. His idea was that after the
company based the wages on tho price of bil
lets it had the tariff reduced on that article.
lie charged the trouble to the Union Pacific
Hallway and the Carnegie*, with 11. C.
Prick at the he. id. Roberts said that
•Superintendent Putter had given as reason
for the reductions that mine of the men
were making ton much money.
In reply to Boatner he said he felt sure
the matter could have been settled if the
conference had been carried on. The ob
jection to the termination of the scale In
January was that past experience shows i
that when winter comes on and the scale
expires the manufacturers take advantage of
cold weather to starve the men into
submission. ll.. berts said he was in favor
of compulsory arbitration. Witness further
Stated that during the scale conference Ab
bot, the former chairman of Carnegie's,
laid: "The quotations on steel billets were
$2 lower than the Market price," an.l in
sisted that the scale should be arranged on
A <•! - . :. \i SIHIKK.
All or Carnegie's Workmen to Go Out
New York, July 13.— A Homestead dis
patch to the World says that 4000 workmen
at the Carnegie mills in Pittsburg and
Beaver Falls will strike to-morrow, and
12,000 at the Keystone Bridge, Braddock aud
DVQ-MM works may go out.
TV AX NED AWAY.
The Union* I'rfTt'ui ing Men Going to
om ml ph. l.
New Yoke, July 13.— Samuel Gompprs,
president of the American Federation of
Labor, says the members if the federation
have been watching all the labor agencies
in this city and Brooklyn since the begin
ning of the trouble nt Homestead, and have
succeeded iv persuading ail the applicants
for work to keep nway from Homestead.
He added he is positive no nun-union men
would uo to work there.
CARNEGIE WILL NOT YIELD.
The Men at Homestead Will Be Shown
PiTTsni'ip;, July 13.- Lovejny, secretary
of the Carnegie Company, says the threat of
the employes of several of the company's
mills to strike unless the company grants a
conference with the Homestead men will
have no effect on tlie ..company; that the
company will under no circumstances hold
a conference, even if every man in every
mill operated by the company goes out.
TO FIGHT THE -TNKEUTONS.
Laboring Men In the W*.»t Arming Them
Chicago, July 13.— The Secretary of
-tale has granted a license to toe Carpen
ters' Council of this city to form .in inde
pendent military Organisation. Fifteen'
hand red workmen have already Joined the
organization which. It is exported, will
l leach 3-00 inside of a week, The avowed
object is to enable labor to fight any private
armed force which capital may bring to
settle labor disputes.
PACIFIC COAST INTERESTS.
An Appropriation for the Survey of the
San Francisco Harbor.
Washington, July 13.— The sundry civil
appropriation bill as passed to-day contains
an item of $160,000 for the enforcement of
the new Chinese immigration act This is
an increase of $100,000 over tlie amount ap
propriated by the bill as passed in the House
and $110,000 over last year. The bill will
come out of the conference with not less
$120,000, so Senator Felton thinks.
The bill also provides for three surveys of
San Francisco Harbor.
There was a long debate on Walcott's
amendment to reduce from $200,000 t0 SGO.
--000, the amount appropriated by the House
for the division of special agents of the
Laud Department Last year's appropria
tion was §210,000. Felton took issue to-day
with Senators Call and Paddock, who re
ferred to extensive timber frauds in
California. Mr. Felton denied that
there were extensive limber or land
frauds in California, and was in
favor of curtailing the exnense of
keeping an army of spies on the land offices
throughout the country, white Sanders of
Montana referred to the special agents as
"Pinkertuns." Walcott's amendment was
adopted. This will necessitate a reduction
in the special land agents' force, and some
of the agents in California, Oregon, Ne
vada and Washington will b. among those
The conference on the diplomatic and con
sular appropriation bill reached an agree
ment to-day. the llouso surrendering the
only item at issue— the appropriation of
$05,000 for the expense of an inter-conti
nental railroad survey. A restrictive clause,
however, will accompany the, report which
makes it unlawful for any representative
of the United States Government to aid in
the construction of the road.
CONGRESS OF MINERS.
Frank G. Newlands of Nevada Is Elected
TI-Lexa, Mont., July 13.— At the second
day's session of the National Mining Con
gress a permanent organization was effected
by the election of Francis (J. Newlands of
Nevada president. On taking his so it, New
lands made a Strong silver speech, urging
the mining States to put the interests of
silver before party interests, and formulat
ing a plan ol how party organization could
be preserved in each minim: State and the
people still be able to use their power to
advance the free coinage of silver. This
could be done by an ngreement that the
electoral Vote of the mining States should be
cast for no person as President who
would not agree to permit any sil
ver law passed by Congress to be
come a law. New! in Is' view was
that all three of the national parties in the
Mining States should instruct their electors
to act independently in the electoral col
led In tho Interest of the silver cause
rather than In the Interest of any candi
date. He claimed that, even though the
election were thrown into the House the
cause of silver would not necessarily be lost
If the friends of silver would I"* active
and vigilant. While it was true that
the present House was Democratic
and won!.} be likely to cast the vote foe
Cleveland If no precautions were taken,
steps would be taken to prevent his election
uuless he agreed not to use his executive
tower, as heretofore, to defeat silver legis
lation. Most of the Democratic members
of the present House represented Southern
and Western constituencies, which wet
overwhelmingly for free coinage. They
would be candidates for reuomi notion and
election at the coming election, and
pledges should be exacted frost all
such candidates for re-electiont bat they
wound not, in the event of the election
being thrown Into the]] nee. vote for any
man for tho Presidency unless ho would
cive assurances that the executive power
would not be against the popular will.
A long dispatch was read trom Senator
Stewart and the congress adjourned until
ON EASTERN TRACKS.
The Horse Charlie Latch Falls Dead on the
WAsniNGTox Park, Chicago, June 13.—
The weather was pleasant to-day and the
track fast. In the third race Charlie Lascb,
ridden by Knight, dropped dead at the first
furlong. The jockey was unhurt.
Six furlongs, King Lee won. Maid Marlon
second. Union third, lime, 1:16.
Six furlongs, Emm Primrose won. Forest
second, 'Lillys third. Time, 1:10,
Mile and three furlongs, Paddy won,
Jngnrthn second, Hotspur third. Time.
Mile and one-sixteenth. Reveal won, Ella
Sbinman second, Victory third. Time.
Mile, Snsburn won. Prince Fcrtunatus
second. Bankrupt third. Time, 1:42*4 "~
Six furlongs. Nat. won, Spriugawa?
second. Chief Justice third. Time, 11".,.
Mi .-. Ely Kembig won. Toman second,
Shoshone third. Time. 1:49*4.
Grand Circuit Trotting.
Philadelphia, July -This was the
second day of the Grand Circuit trot, ln
the unfinished 2:34 race Judge Fustier won,
Cecil G second, Nellie It third. Best time.
i'eilevue stakes, S-.VV), 2:24 class Instant
won. Princess second, Conway third. Best
time, 2:17 !
8:16 pacing, purse Sl CO, Alcantara won.
Grey Marry second, Puritan third. Best
3:20 class, purse $10081 unfinished.
UNDER THE LAW.
The Way in Which Grain Gambling Can Still
Ba Carried On.
New York, July 13.— Henry Clews has
evolved the following ingenious plan for
getting around the anti-option measure:
"If the anti-option bill becomes a law, it
will prohibit option dealings in cotton
and wheat. it will not interfere, however,
on tho Cotton Exchange, with dealing in
options in the case of print cloths, the samo
as raw cotton Is now dealt in. and as each
case of print cloth will represent a bale of
cotton, the cotton can bo received on a cash
basis at the maturity of contracts in pay
ment therefor. On the Produce. Exchange
hay run he dealt in in options. Hay repre
sents one of our largest crops In this coun
try, and 10 bales of hay can represent 10
bushels of wheat in value. As the law per
mits wh at being dealt in on a cash basis
only, wheat can be received in payment to
provide for the maturity of the hay con
tract. Th s method will also be in con
formity with the spirit of reciprocity in
trade, which is now very much in favor by
CONDENSED TELEGKA MS.
Ben Curtis, a prominent ranchman, was
killed by Charlie Scott, a negro. in a quarrel
over a watermelon trade at Tyler, Texas,
An attempt to form a leaf-tobacco combine
at Cincinnati with a capital el $2,*Wu,000,
has proved a failure. The stumbling-block
was the adjustment of values of the various
Mine. Paul Beymond has been acquitted
of the killing of Mine, Delaporte-Lassi
mon no, her husband's paramour and her
own former friend, last May. The killing
was one cl the sensations in the French
W. A. Twiggs, one of the men concerned
in the killing of Sheriff Byler of Baxter
County, Ark., was killed by a posse while
resisting arrest near Bakersfield. Mo., yes
tetdiy. Joe Twiggs and two others were
A freight train on the Ontario and West
ern Road struck a wagon containing 10
persons, killing four— George Walsh, Miss
Carrie McCoy*, Mr. and Mrs Frank— and
badly injuring others near Mlddletowu, N.
For the 24 bean ending at noon yesterday
there wire reported to the Register of Vital
Statistics of New fork -_ 0 deaths. This is
the largest number for oue day in several
years, and is principally due to the increased
mortality in children.
The millionaire lumber firm of Wright,
Davis & Co. of Duluth ban disposed of one
of the largest tracts of pine land ever closed
out in the West, rtselrm owned 4,n0»»,<.00
feet of standing timber on tbe Swan River,
a tributary of the Mlisissiopl River. This has
all been sold to tin- Pine Tree tuber Com
pany, A. Weyerhanser's concern, for a sum
Hi Sh'-u i D.« Also.
Bay City, Mich., July 13.— Bush BarUett
tO-day fatally wounded his i wife , and .five
year-ild sou and. Thee snot himself. He
will recover, but hi. wife and sou will die.
HEAVY LIBERAL GAINS.
Gladstone's Majority in Midlothian
THE TORIES MADE I BITTER FIGHT.
Cains by the Cfed.tonian. in the Counties Kill M
Prevent an Early Dissolution of tho
-pedal to The Morning Call.
London - , July 13.— Considerable depres
sion is caused in the Liberal camp by the
announcement this morning of the result of
yesterday's election in Midlothian, Glad
stone's constituency. It was known that
Colonel Wauchope. Gladstone's opponent,
had been working hard to reduce Gladstone's
majority, and every means were adopted by
tbo uarties to get the voters to the, polls.
Old men and invalids were taken in vehicles
to the polling-places. As the day wore on it
was seen that Gladstone was losing
ground. This led to redoubled effort.
on the part of the Liberal committee,
and resulted la a heavier vote than
ever before known in the district, and
shows a g reat change in the political senti
ment in Midlothian. Hitherto the district
has been looked upon as belonging to Glad
stone. Gladstone's actual majority this
year is 690. This is a pitiable majority
compared with the previous elections. In
1885 Gladstone received a majority of 4831.
and at the last general election In 1886 the
district was regarded as such a Lib-rat
Stronghold that the Unionists did not run a
candidate. The Conservatives and Liberal
Unionists are in high glee over the result.
They bold tho announcement to-day shows
that Gladstone has signally failed in win
ning supporters to his Lome-rule scheme.
At midnight the return?, so far as re
ceived, show that the Conservatives have
232 member-, the Liberal-Unionists 35, the
Liberals 208, the Laborites 3. Anti-Parnell
ites 42 and Parnellites 7. Tha chagrin of
the Liberals over the small majority ob
tained by Gladstone is mitigated by the un
expected series of successes they achieved In
the counties. Since the beginning of the
elections the announcement of no day's re
sult has recorded so many Liberal gains as
to-day. Gladstone is not disheartened by
ttio result of the polling in Midlothian.
Certain Liberals admit that another gen
eral election is aigh and regard it as inevit
able during 1892, while some forecast disso
lution on homo rule as likely to take place
in the spring.
UNDER THE GLACIER.
Searching for the Bodies of the Dead at St.
Paws, July 13.— work of searching
for the bodies of those who lost their lives
in the disaster at St. Gervai--les-Bains yes
terday was continued to-day. The bodies
of those already recovered were torn and
mangled most horribly. In many cases
heads were torn from bodies, and in others
the arms and legs were cut off by the huge
masses of ice that passed over them. Some
were crushed out of all semblance of hu
manity. When the glacier slid down into
the 800 ha nt, on which the mountain stream
of St. Gervais-les-Ualns Is situated, the cur
rent was dammed and the water rose rap
idly bind a huge wall of ice- Finally the
pressure became so great that the dam' was
broken, and ■ roaring, grinding, crushing,
immense volume of water and tremendous
masses of ice started down the ravine.
hi any victims were overtaken in their sleep
and instantly swept into the torrent and
drowned, and the bodies afterward muti
lated by the floating debris or crushed. Ut
the 57 employes in the baths only tune were
saved alive, and seven of these were se
At the hamlet of Bionssty, which was
swept out of existence. 35 persons wore
Paris. July 14.— The latest dispatch from
St. (iervaise says that 136 holies have been
DEATH COMES SLOWLY.
The Asiatic Cholera Creeping Steadily Toward
London-, July 13.— The Government has
Issued restrictions on the importation of
rags from France, owing to the prevalence
of cholera in that country. Excellent ac
counts are received of the health of the pil
grims about to return from Mecca.
Paris, July IS.— Five deaths, attributed
to cholera, occurred at Aubervilliers to-day.
Alexandria. July 13.— The cholera has
appeared at Acre.
Odessa, July 13.— There are iu!y rumors
of cholera at Kertctiand and other Crimean
BARD ON ARGENTINE'S NAVY.
Three Large War Vessels Founder in a Heavy
Buenos Ayres. July 13.— Amentine
•torpedo-catcher Rosalia has foundered in a
storm off the coast of Uruguay. The officers
were Saved, but the crew, numbering 70,
are missing. Tho Argentine ironclad Al
mirante Brown and theeruiser Vlinticinco,
which were en route to Spain, are also miss
ing, and it is believed they have foundered
in the same storm. A popular subscription
has been opened fur the purchase of a war
ship similar to the Bosalis.
French Ministerial Change.
Paris, July 13.— The appointment of Bur
doau as Minister of Marino in place of
Cav.ilgnac is announced.
JUMPED TO HIS HEATH.
A Young Man Fatally Injured by a Freight
Train Near Brighton.
Sacramento, July 13.— At Brighton, in
this county, to-day, a young man named
Walter Peacox 'jumped from a passenger
train directly in front of a freight train. He
was knocked down „nd frightfully injured,
and died at the County Hospital, where be
was taken this afternoon.
Rene, x was in company with a man
named ("ray and they were looking for am*
ployment. The injured man cam*- from
Pilot Hill, placer County, and is a brother
in-law ot -herb. Couroy. He is only about
21 years of age.
THROWN FROM A SULKY
An Old Soldier and Pioneer of Kt-rn County
B_______ri___>, July 13. — MiUjmi Crocker,
a farmer and an old resident of This county,
was thrown from his sulky last night and
received severe injuries in the spine, neck
and head that caused paralysis. The doc
tors say lie cannot live 21 hours longer.
De is an old soldier and distinguished him
self in the rebellion while in the service of
the New York Artillery, and was badly
wounded, lie came in to take the train
last night to attend a medical examination
at Fresno with a view to getting a pension.
He has two brothers, James aua Edwin.
The Death Sate of June Is Lower Than That
of Last Year.
Sacramento, July 13.— Dr. J. R. Lane,
the secretary of the _tato Board of Health,
has submitted bis report for June. The
mortality reoorts from 199 cities, towns,
villages and sanitary district*, having au
aggregate population of 788.072; show 1081
.tenths from all causes during June. This
corresponds to a death rate of 1.29, as
against 1.47 for June, 1891.
A Sacr_me_to Street Row.
Sacramento. July 13. —lv a quarrel
among a gang of laborers employed on the
street railway on O street, between Twelfth
and Thirteenth, this afternoon, Antonio Di
casso, an Italian, was struck with a pick
handle by Simon Fernandez, a Portuguese,
and bed bis skull crushed. Dicasso will
probably die. Fernandez was arrested.
The Summer Set of Methods,
Sax Jose, July IS —The Summer School
of Methods lias brought the work of the
first week to a close. The interest and en
thusiasm manifested at the beginning con
tinues unabated and the attendance 13
dally increa.-inir. Miss Ore Boring of Stan
ford University has concluded her series of
seven talks upon tbo history of education,
TRICE FIVE CENTS.
having carefully reviewed its progress trom
tho beginning to the present time. The
class in free-hand drawing under Professor
L. li. I3rown has made great progress. The
afternoons are occupied in sketching in
General Maglie's park.
A class of little folks in charge of Miss
Mckenzie and Miss Koosar affords ample
opportunity for observation of the latest
kindergarten ideas and methods. Professor
McGrew begins the study of childhood to
day with a lecture u--on the laws of child.
hood. Saturday afternoon the mem tiers of
the school will visit Mount Hamilton In a
body for their first peep through the great
BUFFETED BY THE WIND.
Ventura's Daring Balloonist Beets With a
MiitaD Early on His Proposed Trip.
San* Diego. July 13. — It. J. Woodward,
the Ventura farmer, who has for several
weeks been preparing to make a balloon
journey to New York, made an ascent at
9:16 this morning in the presence or several
The balloon shot up like a rocket to a
great height and first struck a current of
air that moved it rapidly toward the ocean.
Woodward threw out his edibles, ballast
and everything eUa except the anchor to
make the balloon go higher. Finally he
struck a current of air which bore hun
rapidly inland. At 10:15 he disappeared
A telephone message from El Cajon says
Woodward has passed over the valley and is
traveling rapidly southeast.
The signal observer here says he Is in a
current of air having about the velocity of
25 miles an hour, and he thinks Woodward
will never be heard of again. Woodward
was very pale and nervous when be went
-an Disco, July 13.— Later.— special
to the Union from Wood waul states that be
landed safely 23 miles from hero and is now
at Otay. He enjoyed Ins trip and will re
turn to this city in the morning for a fresh
HANGED IN EFFIGY.
The Settlers at Noeales, Ariz., Are Indignant
About Land Titles.
Tucson, July 13.— Advices from Nogales
say that groat excitement prevails thereon
account of all the settlers in town being
served with a summons to Quiet titles In a
suit brought by the claimants of tho Nogales
Mexican land grant. The people held a
mass-meeting last night, ('anion of the
Grant claimants and Cameron were bang
up on a telegraph-wire and burned In effigy.
Service was also made on the settlers on
the San Rafael and Calabasaa land grant-.
In all Here were 250 services. There are
about 75 settlers on each grant. It Is said
the suit was brought at this time to save the
limitations of the law. Vengeanca is threat
ened against the land-grant claimants.
PLEASURE'S SAD ENDING.
Awful Fate of the Excursion Steamer
Peoria, 111., July 13.— The search for
those lost by the capsizing of the
6teamer Frankie Folsom last night was
prosecuted during tlie entire day, but
only one more body was recovered, that
of Miss Lottie Renter, aged IP, of Pekin.
It Is positively known that at least two
more are under the debris, those of Miss
Heebe of Dulutb, Minn., and Grant Heppea
This makes the list of dead so far as It
has been obtained as follows:
Lettie Renter of Pekin.
Grant Heppen of Eureka.
Itev. J. H. Momeen of Per. son.
Mrs. Fred Fisher and daughter Cora of
John H. Ahrends of Pekin.
Mary Telats of Pekin.
Mi?, Henty Unisdicki r of Pekin.
Mrs. W. H. Wills of Pekin.
Lottie Shade of Sbelbyville, 111.
An unsuccessful eft', was made to raise
the Folsom this afternoon and release tbe
bodies hold underneath.
The inquest was commenced to-day and
three witnesses were examined, but noth
ing at all was elicited to show any responsi
bility fur the disaster.
Morah Metcalf of Pekin has reported that
her brother is missing. A large number of
those who sustained injuries are in the hos
pitals. Nearly ail the bodies were to-day
shipped to the homes of the deceased.
CLOSE OF THE SEASON.
Boston Holds the Lead in the Ten Club
Chicago, July 1.3.— T0-day was a pitcher's
battle and was won only through a wild
throw. ( liieagos 1, Philadelphias 0. Hits—
Chicago- 5, Philadelphia. 3. Errors—Chl
cairos 3, Philadelphias 3. Batteries— Luby
and Shriver, Keefe and Crov.
Louisville. July 13.— Washlnetous de
feated the Colonels easily to-day. Score—
Lonlsvilles 2, Washington- 10. Hits—Louis
viiles 5, WashlngtouslS. Erro-s— Louisville**
4. Washington* 3. Batteries— Stralton aud
Weavpr. Duryea and Maguire.
Cincinnati, July ia— The home team
closed the first half ot the season with a
victory over Pro. klvns. Score— Cincinnatis
3, Brookiyns l. Cincinnatis 5. Brook
lyn* 4. Ermrs— Cincinnati- 0, Brookiyns I.
Batteries— Bhines and Vaughu. Stein and
Pittsctrg. July 13.— last game was
declared off on account of rain.
Cleveland, July 13.— There was no
game, the grounds being wet.
"— '.-stern Association.
Omaha, July 13.— Omaha3 4, Toledo* 9.
A BRANCH IN CHICAGO.
Republicans Prepare for Active Wotk in tha
Chicago, July 13.— 1t has been definitely
settled "that a branch of the headquarters
ot the Bepublican National Committee will
be established in this city. The details
will be completed at a meeting of the full
committee in New York Saturday. It 1.
probable John Ii Tanner of Illinois will
have charge of the branch;
Washington*, July 13.— Chairman Camp
bell of the Bepublican National Committee
has issued a call for a meeting of the ex
ecutive committee at New York next Satur
Don't tool with Indigestion. Tnkij lleeohani'sPilla
Robert J. Woodward fenced himself In
with a balloon at ban Diego and charged 25
cents for a look at the outfit. It is the pur
pose of Hubert J. and the balloon to cross
the continent in sublime and lofty Inde
pendence of railroad monopolies and other
things, and they have already started on
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a year 1 was deaf. I took noon's SaKSA-
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ears Itemed. 1 can now hear mid see in well at
ever." V'ns. Amanda Faislky, 17C Lander
s reel. Xewtniigi-, N. Y.
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