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WILL BREAK AWAY
Morrell Ready to Desert
MARY MAY GO WITH HIM.
They Are to Meet and Leave
the Country Together.
ED IS VERY WEARY OF CHRIS.
All This Is Denied by Miss Kincaid,
of Course, but There Is Rea
son to Believe It.
Fresno, Jan. 17.— Sheriff Scott and
members of the posse are still in the city
ana it is not known when he will resume
the bunt for Evans and Morrell. It is
rumored that Mary Kincaid, whose photo
graph was found in Morrell's valise, has
been in communication with Morrell. They
were very much together before Evans
escaped, having known one another about
The report is that she has arranged to
meet Morrell at Merced and leave the
country witb him.
It is believed Morrell is anxious to leave
Evans and will do so at the first opportu
nity, fearing the consequences if there
should be on encounter with Evans.
Miss Kincaid said to a reporter there
was no truth in the statement that she had
communicated with Morrell or that she in
tended fleeing the country with him.
She stated, moreover, that the letter
Mrs. Jim Hutchins alleged she received
from Morrell near Traver last Friday for a
friend of hers is spurious. She saw the
letter and is positive it was not Morrell's
writing, with which she is familiar. She
believes Mrs. Hutchinson wrote it herself.
Mrs. Hutchinson, it will he remembered,
claimed to have met Evans and Morrell
near Traver the latter Dart of the week.
Her husband, Jim Hutchinson, is now in
jail awaiting trial on a charge of aiding
Evans to escape.
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.
A Dam SweptgAway From Paper-
San Rafael, Jan. 17.— The storm which be
gan here last Saturday morning, and which con
tinued at intervals up to a late hour yesterday,
was resumed ibis morning aud continued
through the day without abatement. Tbe tain
In now falling heavily and a stiff gale is blow
ing. Fiom all appearances another storm is
imminent. The precipitation for the day is .55
of an inch.
Tocaloma, Jan. 17.— Tbe water ln Paper
mill creek on Suuday was higher than it bad
been for twenty years. The dam of the Pioneer
Paper Company was swept away. This will
prevent tbe resumption of work at the nulls un
til late in summer, as nothing can be done until
the dam Is rebuilt. The nam was built In 1855,
but was practically rebuilt and strengthened
about three years ago.
Santa Maria, Jau. 17.— weather was
showery yesterday, and Is still unsealed, with
indications ihat tbe cold snap is over and is be
ing replaced by a warm temperature. Yegeta*
lion is springing up rapidly everywhere.
Delta, Jan. 17.— The rain turned into snow
this af.ernoon and about Hire iuches fell. It
cleared oft this evening. Trains are runulng
about on time, >io damage is repotted in
this vicinity from the stoim.
Gilrot, Jan. 17.— A heavy rain fell here this
afternoon, whlcb, though not needed, is still
welcome as making a propitious season doubly
sure. The prospects are for a continuance to
Carson. Jan. 17.— After a heavy wind a
blizzard set in this afternoon, settling down
to a steady snowstorm to-night.
Los (iATos. Jan. 17.— rainfall up to
Tuesday amounted to three iuches. ibis
morning suddenly from a char sky a south
wind sprang up, rolling In vast masses of
clouds ana fully an inch of rain fell, and it is
still pouring down.
MURDER OF SULLIVAN.
It Is Believed That George Crowley
Fired the Fatal Shot.
Vallejo, Jan. 17.— This afternoon Coroner
Trull impaueied a jury which viewed tbe re
mains of D. J. Sullivan of San Francisco, who
was murdered last evening. From the facts
elicited to-day the murder of Sullivan was one
of the most atrocious ever committed here. It
appears that Sullivan and a friend named
Daniel Crowley camej to Vallejo, it being Sulli
van's purpose lo register for employment at the
Mar? Island Navy-yard. During the evening,
being strangers in town, they wandered about
town. At 210 Marin street Sullivan had some
dispute regarding drinks. He offered in pay
ment a $ 20 piece, which the bartender could
not change. While In the discussion Sullivan's
friend was ordered to leave the bouse, which
was then swarmed with opium fiends. Crowley
went to search for an officer, and while return
ing for his friend found him lying In the street,
dead. The police were attracted to th.- scene
by the report of a pistol, and finding Crowley
over the lifeless form of his fi icud, arrested
him. Inquiry, however, cleared Crowley, who
was released. Olio Hopie, a piano-player, wit
nessed the murder, aud from his nan alive sus
picion pointed to George Crowiev, an opium
fleud. George Crowley was fouudin an opium
joint on Virginia street. He manifested sur
prise at his arrest, but the circumstances
Pointed toward him, as it is generally conceded
that it was with him that Sullivan had the
argument over the price of am ink, and It was
he who ejected Sullivan's friend while the latier
was trying to support Suiiivau. The denizens
of the house in which the trouble originated are
extremely reticent, evidently in hopes of saving
Crowley, who Is generally believed to be the
AFRAID TO TELL.
Lads Suspected of Accidentally Kill
ing a Companion.
San Diego, Jan. 17.— The singular case of a
missing boy has Just been learned from South
Chollas Valley, some three miles east of here.
Eddie, the 14-year-old son of E. C. Emery, went
witb eight other neighboring boys on the 11th
lust, to hunt over the hills with airguns, and he
has not been seen since despite a thorough
search. Th- boys denied knowing anything of
bun, and until faced by a witness who saw the
group would not admit Eddie bad even been
with them. One now says I Eddie stopped near
his father's ranch to laikiwlth some woodchop
pers. It is suspected that Eddie was killed by
accident and bis companions ate afraid to tell.
A Suicide's Body Found.
San Diego, Jan. 17.— The body of John
Davidson, a sailor of the Bluish ship John
Cook, was louna near the end of.the steamship
wharf this afternoon. Davidson committed
suicide on the night of December 30 by jump
ing oft the Santa Fe wharf, after trying to
throw himself under a sprinkling-cart aud to
beat his brains out on the pavement.
A Fund for the Boy Hero.
Carson, Jan. 17.— A fund bas been started
by th Appeal to raise a purse for Johnny
Crow, who saved the lives of seven children,
Instead of six. as at first reported, at'Bruns
wick, near Empire. Sunday, swimming forty
feet under the Ice with the last one. The fund
will be made up of fifiy-cent^subscilpUons.
Mount Jefferson a Volcano.
Salem, Or. Jan. 17.— Credible witnesses de-
Clare that Mount Jetferson belched iorib clouds
of smoke and seam at sunrise this morning.
The phenomenon was only visible thirty miu
Five Hundred Register.
Portland, Or., Jan. 17.— Returns; received
by Collector of luternai Revenue Weidter show
that in Oregon and Washington only 500 China
men have thus far registeied. Of "this number
about forty are from ibis city.
Escape of Six Prisoners.
t Solomonville, Ariz., Jan. 17.— Six Mexi
can prisoners, all charged with felony, escaped
from jail here last night. They used a piece of
wood saw and with the assistance or a short
bar of iron saweo through the floor and dug a
trench under the fall and through ihe adobe
wall to freedom. Pos«e« are in pursuit. Three
were shackled. .Jailer Sam Olney was asleep
in a room adjoining the jail.
COAST FIELD TRIALS.
Some Excellent Sport With the Dogs
Salinas, Jan. 17.— The weather was
clear. and bright and 100 people were on
the grounds to-day. No belter field trial
grounds were ever seen in California than
those used to-day. There was plenty of
birds. Mercury and Adelia were down at
eleven. Both dogs wer£ staunch to a
point. Both backed down one hour and
seven points were made. Mercury was
the better in the race, range and style.
He won second money. He is by Dick
Bondhn and ex Sunlit. Robinson's Rex
and Bassford's Adelia divided the third
All age stake— Lucinda and Betsy Mark
were down at twelve. Lucinda was fast
and clever, but too fat. Betsy gained six
points and Lucinda one. Both were
backed. Betsy was best in style, pace
and range. Betsy won. Countess .Noole
and Tommy Tickler were put down after
lunch. Tbey were down two hours. It
was a very close race and beautiful work
was done. Both dogs were equal In range.
Ten points were made, equally divided.
Tommy is the fastest pointer ever run in a
California field trial. He lost by breaking
in. Many thought Tommy had won. The
balance of tbe all-age stake will be held
AUSTIN CREEK DISASTER.
AH the Bodies But Two Have Been
San Rafael, Jan. 17.— The latest report
from the Austin Creek accident is that all
the bodies but two were found. The
names could not be ascertained.
As the bridge is washed away and as
the storm is again raging in that section of
the country, it will be some time before
railroad communication between the
northern section of the country can be
had. The inouest held on the remaining
bodies by the Coroner's jury resulted in
a verdict of accidental drowning.
DR. OBED HARVEY.
Sudden Death of a Director of the
Stockton Insane Asylum.
Stockton, Jan. 17.— Dr. Obed liarvev.
president of the board of directors of the
State Insane Asylum here, died from apo
plexy at his home in Gait to-day.
Dr. Harvey was a well-known physician
and for many years a resident of Gait.
He was appointed by Governor Waterman
in January. 1801, and his term would have
expired in January. 1895.
There Will Be No Alore Racing in
Mexico for a While.
Mexico Citt. Jan. 17.— R. C. Pate has de
cided to postpone the racing meeting for the
present in order to reorganize things. He says
he expects to resume within thirty or forty-five
days and to continue the season until the end
of April, but uas no arrangements for resump
tion made vet.
New Orleans, Jan. 17.— Six furlongs. Mar
tini won, Baby Hill second, Artie Fern third.
Five-eigniiis G. B. Cox won, N'attle Howard
second. Veibena third. Time, l:02 1 /fe.
Seven furlongs, Simrock won. Miss Knott
second. Forest King third. Time. 1 :30.
Six furlongs, Boy Lochiei won, Maty Lovell
second. Miss Pei kins tblid. Time. 1:14%.
mile and seventy yards. Mezzotint won,
The Ban second, Hattle Gaol third. Time.
Consignments of Arms Arriving
From the East.
Vallejo, Jan. 17.— Consignments ot arms,
ammunition and ordnance stores continue to
pour into the Mare Island Navy-yard day after
day. Tuesday the steamer Modoc arrived at
the yard, unloading about 100 boxes consigned
to the naval ordnance officer. The labels on
the boxes showed that they bad been shipped
from Chicago, where their contents bad been
part of the naval ordnance exhibit a tbe
World's Fair, invoices showed that ten of the
larger boxes contained 3, 0 and 12 pound
breech-loading rifles, while tbe smaller boxes
contained smaller arms, which will form part
of the armament of the Olympia and Monad
nock. Last night the Modoc returned to the
yard Willi another invoice equally as large, in
cluding one C-iucb breech-loading i ifla and two
carriages of an moved pattern. To-night the
same steamer put in at the navy-yard and un
loaded more ordnance stores.
ANNIE IS FORGIVING.
A Woman Employs Counsel to De-
fend a Man Who Robbed Her.
San Bekxaedlno, Jan. 17.— 1n December
last Annie Abbott swore to a complaint charg
ing F. J. Kelley with forcibly taking from her
two diamond rings and a gold watch and chain.
While an attempt was b - lug made to arrest
him he pulled a gun ou Officer Brown and
escaped to Loa Angeles, and fiom there to San
Francisco. He was arrested there, and to-day
was brought back to this city for trial. Upon
arrival heie Annie employed counsel to defend
bim, evidently having forgiven him past errors.
Foreclosure of Heavy Mortgages.
Oroville. Jan. 17.— The largest foreclosure
of a mortgage ever executed in tins county took
place to-day lv the suit of James D. Fhelanet
al.. executors, against D. M. Keavis and wife.
Judgment was rendered for the Phelan estate
for $355,000 and for C. W. Clarke Jr. on a
mortgage lor $125,000 against the same par.
ties. The land ordered to be sold embraces
8000 acres of the finest laud iv this county.
The Usual Footrace Fake.
Visalia, Jan. 17.— 1u a footrace to-day be
tween •• Doc " Gates of Lemoore and one
Itector for $500 a side, the universal verdict
was tbat Gates won the race, but 'he mon.v was
given to Rector by the referee. Gaies* was
"done out" of the money, but cannot recover
it as it was probably divided between the "in
LOCAL ITEMS IN BRIEF.
Moses Cohn. fruit-merchant, lias filed his
petition In Insolvency. His liabilities amount
to $1684 40, while he estimates his assets at
Judge Troutt has ordered a default judgment
Tor $11,988 to be entered In favor of G. W.
Van Allen et al. against the ban Frauelsco
M. Magnets, who runs the saloon in the New
Franklin Hotel, was arrested yesterday by the
Uuited States Marshal for failure to pay bis
Government license. lie was released under
Judgment was given In Judge Seawell's
court yesterday against Clark E. K. Royce for
$17.879 79 with Inteiesi at 7 per cent from
April 22, 1803. This is the amount lie embez
zled out of the funds of the Veterans' Home.
The Golden Star Mining Company has in
corporated with a capital ot $100,000. of
which $10,000 has beeu actually subscribed
directors — James McCormlck. William M.
lereira. F. P. Oils, George W. Grayson, A. M.
Michael Lawton has not yet paid his wife $75
out of lire $IGO back alimony he owes Ins wife,
Mary Lawton, pending divorce pioceedings. as
directed the other day by Judge Lew. He will
be brought up and committed to jail if be does
not comply with the ord r of the court.
«'• T. Landregan, an agent whose ofllce Is at
628 Market sneer, was arrested on a charge of
embezzlement Tuesday uight on complaint of
Mrs. Mary Hogan, who alleges that he de
frauded her in exchanging some of her prop
erly for land uear Martinez. Landregan say*
that Mrs. Hogan is mistaken. He was released
vi on giving bonds in $2000.
J. Raslet appeared before Judge Murphy
yesterday on an order to show cause why he
should not be punished for disobeying an order
of the court directing him to pay his wif • $21 a
month alimony pending divorce proceedings.
It Met's excuse was that he could find no em
ployment and In consequence was absolutely
unable to comply with the order of the couit.
Tbe order to show cause was dismissed.
The Old Friends.
On the evening of the 25th inst. a perform
ance will be given in the California Theater for
the benefit of the Society of Old Friends. The
mon-y to be derived from this. source will he
applied to tbe cemetery fund of the society.
The great naval drama "The Ensign" will be
THE MORNING CALL, SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1894.
Mr. Wilson Floored by
VICTORY FOR FREE TRADE.
He Wanted to Save American
NOT PERMITTED BY THE HOUSE.
The Chairman of the Ways and
Means Committee Must Stick
to His Text.
Washington, Jan. 17.— Tha Ways and
Means Committee suffered its first defeat
to-day when, by a vote of 122 to 112, the
committee of the whole rejected Wilson's
amendment fixing the date on which free
wool would go into effect at August 1,
1894, aud adopted the substitute of J- bn
son, the Ohio free-trader and single taxer,
making it go into effect Immediately on the
passage of the bill. Many Republicans
voted with the radical Democrats for the
substitute. It was Wilson's intention,
had vis amendment prevailed, to have
offered an amendment making the woolen
schedule go into effect on December 1,
1894. but when tbe committee overruled
him he decided to let the latter schedule
stand and go into effect with the rest of
the bill, in June, 1894. Just before the
vote was taken Wilson stated that jobbers
were now hesitating whether to place their
orders for all goods here or abroad, and If
the committee amendment carried home
manufacturers would make next fall's
Only one other amendment was acted on
to-day. to allow free entry in bond of the
machinery as well as the materials used
in tbe construction of ships built for for
eign account. The rest of the day was
spent in discussing the amendment of
Burrows to substitute the present wool
schedule for that proposed by the Wilson
bill, and at 5:30 the House took a recess
At the night session Sperry (D.) of Con
necticut, made a vicious assault on the
Wilson bill on the ground that in the face
of a certain deficit in the treasury ol
570.000.000 oy June 30 next, in the face of
an appeal from tbe Secretary of the Treas
ury for a bond issue, the Democratic Ways
aud Means Committee had brought in a
bill ostensibly to raise revenues which if
passed would increase the present esti
mated deficit to $145,000,000. Tbis was a
free-tiade bill, and if the issue between
free trade and protection were ever pre
sented to the people of the country their
verdict would be overwhelmingly in favor
ot protection. The other speakers were
Bowers, Hunter, Hulick and Post.
FIGHTING FOR SUGAR.
Louisiana Objects to Being Thrown
New Orleans, Jan. 17.— gloomy
outlook for sugar and the urgent telegram
from the Louisiana delegation in Congress
was the cause for an influential delegation
of sugar-planers leaving for Washington
last night. They included John Dymond,
James P. Kock, James A.Ware, W. B.
Kruuipboar, H. C. Warmoth, S. A. Enapp
and Emile Rose— all large planters and
leaders in tbe Democratic councils, save
Governor Warmoth, who is a Republican.
Dymond, chairman of the committee, said:
"We believe as Louisiana has stood true
to the Democratic party for twenty-five
years it is not now the time for the Demo
cratic party to throw Louisiana overboard
and destroy Its main industry, which it
threatens to do by the pending legislation.
We will make that argument on every op
The fight will be made in the Senate
only, as the House is conceded to be
against tbem. The sugar men bave aban
doned the hope of a protective tariff, and
Dymond said tbe delegation would confine
its efforts to arguments in favor of contin
uing the two-cent bounty. He believed
Congress would regard the bounty as a
contract and let it stand.
GOOD FOR BREWERS.
A Substantial Increase in the Duty
Washington, Jan. 17.— The Demo
cratic members of the Ways and 1 cans
Committee decided on an important
amendment to the pending tariff bill. It
covers the item ol barley, but its effect
I will extend to the extensive manufacture
lof beer and various other products. The
! rate already prepared in the Wilson bill is
120 per cent ad valorem. Whiting proposed
: tbat this scale be advanced .to 30 per cent,
| and after much discussion the amendment
was agreed to. The change is said to be
of special interest to the beer industry of
the West, which uses American barley,
and against the Eastern beer industry,
which draws its supply of barley from
MOVEMENTS OF ROYALTY.
Queen Victoria Preparing for a Visit
New Yokk, Jan. 17.— Edmund Yates
cables the Tribune from London as fol
lows: The Princess of Wales is conva
lescent after ber recent severe illness, but
is still very weak and much depressed,
and Princess Maud has also been ill. bun
day was the second anniversary -of the
death of the Duke of Clarence. The Prin
cess is not likely to recover either her
health or her spirits while she stays at
SuDdnngiiam, and it is hoped that before
the end of the month she will be able to go
to Brighton to visit the Duke and Duchess
of Fife and afterward to Osborne for a
few days before she starts for the Medi
terranean. The Princess and her daugh
ters will be away from England until
The Prince of Wales intends to be at
Cannes during March, and his Royal
highness has ordered the cutter Britannia,
whlcb has been laid up at Cowes during
the last three months, to fit out at once for
the Mediterranean, in order tnat she may
take part in the various regattas which
are held during the early spring off the
Riviera. The Britannia will leave early
in February for Marseilles, where the
regatta begins on March 4.
The Queen has made a formal grant of
Clarence House to the Duke and Duchess
of Connaugbt, certain rooms being shut
up which are reserved for the exclusive
use of the Duke and Duchess of Saxe-
Coburg, who retain the right of living
there whenever they may happen to visit
The marriage of tbe Grand Duke of
Hesse and his cousin, Princess Victoria
Melita of Cobure, was arranged '. several
weeks ago, and the Queen sanctioned their
engagement when the Duke of Coburg
visited her at Windsor, Just before be left
England in December. The official an
nouncement of their betrothal, which took
Place in the palace of Coburu on Tuesday
afternoon, was delayed until it had been
privately communicated to th» Emperor and
Empress of Russia, the German Emperor
and Empress and other relatives. The
marriage, according to present arrange
ment, is to take place at Coburg, during
the last week in April, when the Queen
will be slaying there.
Need Not Give Up All of the Alley
Chicago. Jan. 17— The celebrated
Stock Exchange case of Henrotin vs.
Hoxie, in which the latter off* red to sell
the whole stock of the Alley "L" road at a
certain price, and' Henrotin promptly ac
cepted tim offer, was decided to-day in
Hoxie's favor by the governing board by a
vote of 7to 6. Hcnrotln'B acceptance was
followed by Hoxie's refusal to tender the
stock, and Henrotin insisted that under
the rules the stock must be delivered.
The transaction involved a cash payment
of 83,500,000 if enforced.
PEACE AT LAST.
The Overland Railroads Have Set-
tied Their Differences.
Chicago, Jan. 17.— At the conference of
transcontinental lines to-day it was agreed
that the Great Northern allow the Cana
dian Pacific to use its branch at New
Whatcom, and that all the North Pacific
lines shall carry freight and passengers to
North Pa- i lie Coast points at even rates.
The question of a differential to the Cana
dian Pacific on traffic by the water route
was left undecided lor the present.
GRAVES IN THE SEA.
Brave Men Die Trying to Rescue
The Tragic Story Brought Into Port
by the Dutch Steamer
New York, Jan. 17.— Dutch steam
er Amsterdam, from Rotterdam, arrived
this morning and reports a succession of
gales and tremendous seas. Sunday last,
during the storm, in a northwest gale, the
vessel sighted what was supposed to be the
American fishing schooner Maggie E.
Wells of . Gloucester, Mass., in a sinking
condition and with tlie boats stove. In
response to signals for assistance. Chief
Officer J. Hover, Second Boatswain E.
Kequart, Carpenter A. J. Oudyn, Steerage
Steward A.Boso.Q isirterm aster F. G. Eich
born. Seaman A. Van "Vleet and Seaman
A. Vanderbilt volunteered to man a boat to
rescue the crew of the sinking vessel, num
bering about fourteen. When the boat
neared the unfortunate vessel it was cap
sized in the squall and all perished except
Vanderbilt. Another crew volunteered,
but tbe captain decided that it was 100
hazardous and concluded to wait till the
gale subsided. The steamer was kept in
the neighborhood, but in the heavy squall
and snowstorm lost sight of the schooner
and thereafter was unable to find any trace
of her. It is believed she foundered with
all on board.
The schooner Maggie E. Wells left Glou
cester, Mass., December 23 for the Grand
Banks, after a trip for fresh halibut, and
no news has been received of her since.
The crew consisted of Captain Davidson
and thirteen men. fifcifS
Work Looking to the Removal of
Arch and Shag Rocks.
Washington, Jan. 17.— Chairman Blanch
ard of the House River and Harbor Committee
has Informed Representative Loud that provi
sion will be made In the river and harbor bill
for a survey preliminary to the removal of Arch
and Shag rocs.
11. C. Pauly, cashier of the C lifomia Na
tional Bank of San Diego, is In the city.
'I he Californians m Cong have not yet re
ceived any direct assurance of chances in the
tariff schedules. Mr, Geary believes the tax on
quicksilver may be maintained. William B.
Backminlster, representing California quick
silver in eiesis. is now in the city.
Among the speakers on Senator Call's civil
service resolution In tbe Senate to-day were
Whiie and Perkins.
Pensions— California: Original charges— J.
ltupley of Susanvllle, Joseph Lansenberfer of
San Francisco. Original widow— Hannah A.
Jackman of Los Angeles. Mexican War sur
vivor—lncrease—James A. Boyd of Traver.
Official Report of the Railway Acci-
dent at Chester.
Washington, Jan. 17.— General Passen
| ger Agent Dead of the Richmond Btid Dan
ville road gives an official statement ol the
accident at Chester, & C, to the effect that
the south-bound train struck opposite the
forward trucks of the sleeper and that the
car and coach in front were derailed.
Nobody was killed and only five were
hurt and none seriously. No one of special
prominence was injured.
Last honors to One of the States-
men of France.
Paris, Jan. 17.— The remains of ex-
Minister Waddineton were conveyed to
the ChaDelle de la Grande Araiee to-day.
where the funeral services were held.
Among those present at the funeral were
President Carnot and a large number of
Senators and Deputies. Premier Casimlr
Perier, Leon Say, Baron de Courcel and
three Senators acted as pallbearers.
Decorated by the Kaiser.
Berlin, Jan. 17.— The Emperor to-day
held a chapter of the Order of the Black
Eagle and invested Prince Ferdinand of
Bulgaria. Count yon Eulenburg and the
Prince yon hcliaumbourg-LiDpe with- that
No Duty on Silver.
Calcutta, Jan. 17.— 1t is officially an
nounced that the Government does not
propose to Impose an import duty on
silver for the purpose of assisting its cur
rency policy. -
Must Call on Runyan.
Berlin, Jan. 17.— 8y order of the Em
peror all the ladies and gentlemen of the
court win call upon United States Embas
sador ItuiiYan on Tuesday.
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Favors to the Jews.
St. Petersburg, Jan. 17.— Govern
ment is considering the question of extend
ing the territoiy in which the Jews will be
allowed to select residence.
General Forney Dead.
Annistox, Ala., Jan. 17.— General Wil
liam Henry Forney, superintendent of
Gettysburg battlefield, died to-day.
The residence of Mrs. Median. 1548 Howard
street, was mtered by a burglar ou-Tuesduy
night. He bad evidently been scared away, as
he did not lake anything, although he had pre
pared some silver plate aud other valuable- for
removal. He left his hatchet in bis hurry to
• George L. McCormlck, Haggin's once famous
Jockey, has been transferred from St. Luke's
to the City and County Hospital. -y
HE DID HIS DUTY.
Minister Stevens in the
HIS STORY CORROBORATED.
Why the Marines Were Put in
ADVICE GIVEN BY SWINBURNE.
Further Hearing Before the Senate
Sub-Committee Looking Into
the Hawaiian Muddle.
Washington-. Jan. 17. — Lieutenant-
Commander Swinburne of the Boston was
the only witness before the Senate's sub
committee investigating the Hawaiian
question to-day. lie is the officer who had
active command of the American troops
on shore in Honolulu at the time of the
revolution, and his testimony was consid
ered important, as it bears upon some
points which have been in dispute, and to
which much importance is attached. He
was questioned concerning the time o'
landing, the location of the troops in
Arion Hall, and the time of the surrender
of the station-house. He was also asked
to explain how the troops chanced to be
located at Arion Hall, and reminded, of
the charge made by Blount and the friends
of the ex-Queen that, of all places, this
was the one best calculated to serve the
purposes of the Provisional Government,
the hall being located just across a nar
row street from the Government building,
where the troops would prove a menace to
the Queen's forces.
It is understood Swinburne admitted
that a more fortunate selection could have
been made, and said that he had, previous
to the landing, advised that some other
place bo chosen. In the main, however,
his testimony corroborated the statements
of Minister Stevens and the officers of the
Provisional Government. He contended
that there had not been any conspiracy
involving the naval forces. Swinburne
was also reminded of the discrepancies in
the statements concerning the time of the
surrender of the station-house, and said
this occurred two or three hours after the
landing of the Boston's troops, or about
7 :30 p. M.
The State Department has received a
dispatch, dated at San. Francisco, from
Samuel Parker, ex-Prime Minister and
Minister of Foreign Affairs in ex-Queen
Liliuokalani's cabinet, refuting the state
ment that the ex-Queen has any intention
of seeking damages from the United
States for her deposition from tbe throne
STILL HAS HOPES.
Queen Lil Has Not Abandoned the
New York, Jan. 17— Charles Nnrdhoff
telegraphs from Corouado, Cal.: I bave
received the following telegram from
Samuel Parker of Honolulu, wbo is just
now at San Francisco: "All reports that
Liliuokalani has abandoned nope of
restoration and will sue for damages are
absolutely false and circulated for a pur
purpose. Telegraph Herald. Samuel
Parker, Minister of Foreign Affairs."
Meeting of Construction
A Plan of Reorganization Is Referred
to a Committee to Investigate
The Pacific Coast Nicaragua Construction
Company's stockholders met yesterday to con
sider a proposition from New York to reorgan
ize the company . The reorganizing committee
represent only 4 per ceut of the stock person
ally, but control, it is said, nearly 70,000
shares, counting treasury stock. The proposi
tion is that each stoc holder shall receive one
share of the par value of $100 In return for ten
shares of the old company, and by the payment
of $3 50 a share for every ten shares resigned,
lie shall be entitled to receive five shares of the
A ceitam number of stockholders are dissat
isfied with the action of the leorganlzatiou com
mittee, aud ask aid iv starting a more repre
reutative and thorough movement to secure the
full Interests of the piesent shareholders.
They assert ihat the total Indebtedness of the
construction company, excepting $250,000,
owing lo tire Maritime Canal Company. which
can be adjusted without cash. Is £347.455 99,
while ihe assets amount to §20,436,700, con
sisting of stock and obligations for first moit
gag- bonds of lire Maritime Canal Company.
They luitlier state mat the project of the re
organization committee is loose, uncertain in
its explanation of assets, and in view of tbe
future action of the United States should be,
what at present it is not, free from conceal
ment; that theie should be valuable properly
besides the forenienlioned dredges, etc., of
which much has been allowed to perish; tbat
m uy the debts and claims were excessive,
and that the new corporation gets and proposes
nothing but what the old one already bas.
A. I*. Williams, who was in the chair, asked
those present to give their opinions.
Captain Merry said that European capital
could be obtained by the company if it resigned
lis United States charter and relied on its Stale
charter, thus permitting the representation of
European money on the board of directors.
He also said that tbe valuable concessions on
which tbeir assets depended were in danger of
lapsing, and that two European syndicates
stand ready to take up the work.
M. M. E«tee made a morion, which was car
ried, that the chairman should select a com
mittee of five to luv.sitgate the propositions
and tei on to the stockholders. Mr. Williams
then appointed Louis Gerstle (chairman),
James G. lair, Captaiu A. H. i'aysou, William
Babeoek and Captain W. L. Merry, to whom by
a unanimous vote were added A. P. Williams
ana M. M. E* cc.
It is a curious fact, considering the action of
the reorganization committee, that one of the
firm of Hubbard & S'tllman of New York Is a
member thereof. It may mean nothing, but It
seems as if the Southern Pacific were getting
in some fine work on the construction
company for the purpose of being in a position
to combat the Interests of the North American
Navigation Company and the Traffic Associa
tion, i J'.'--
Among the shaiebolders present at the meet
ing were Captain W. L. Merry, E. J. Crane, K.
Foster, J. W. Merrill, Charles Holbrook. G. X
Porter, J. G. Fair, R. Watts, Gnata* Nieb.rum
A. P. Williams. C. L. Taylor, M. E. Herman
and Louis Gerstle. ' TrTWMlf lfn!
His Skull Fractured.
Edgar A. Seaton, a scenic painter, became
Involved in a fight in a Fourth-street saloon
last night with three men. One or t.'iem
known as "Shorty" struck him on the head
with a beer glass, fraciu Ing his skull in two
places. Seaton will probably die from the ef
fects of Ills injuries.
John McGough was arrested last night In a
saloon on Howard street. He answered the
description given by Seaton of his assailants
District Attorney Barnes. in a communica
tion to tbe Board of Supei visors yesterday in
terposed an objection to the policy »« the
Finance Committee in cutting down the it
penses of medical experts called In criminal
cases, and announce* that until the Super
visors adopt a dlflerent policy be will dispense
with experts in criminal cases. Sometime
since Dr. Julius Rouen-Urn gave expert testi
mony in the Martin O'Xell case and presented
I a bill for $250. The Finance Committee of the
I Board of Supervisors cur it down to suo.
Two Sneakthieves Trapped in a
For some weeks past Son Brothers, 13 San
some street, have been missing pipes, cutlery
and other articles from their store, but who
stole them was a mystery. The police were
notified, and Detectives Gibson and Anthony
were detailed on .the case. After maKing in
quiries their suspicions fell upon two young
men, who were in the habit of visiting the
store early in the morning when only one clerk
was on duty and making a trifling purchase. _
At 8 ('clock yesterday morning - Gibson and
Anihony took up a position in the store aud
awaited development*. They bad not long to
w.dt. The two young meu enteied. and oue of
th m asked for 15 cents' worth of chalk. The
clerk went down into the cellar for the chalk,
and during bis absence ibe two young men
filled their pockets with a miscellaneous quan
tity if articles. Then Gibson and Anthony
stepped from their concealment and placed
them under arrest. They were taken to the
City Prison, where they gave their names as
Joseph Appleton and Thomas Baker. Tbey
were charged with petty larceny.
FOUR ORATORS TO SPEAK.
Inauguration of Midwinter Fair Con
At the Grand Opera-house next Thursday
evening there will be a debate on the following
question: "Resolved, that tbe. Hawaiian
Islands should be annexed to tbe United
States." Messrs. W. H. L. Barnes and Irving
M. Scott will maintain the affirmative side and
Rabbi Jacob Voorsauger aud John P. Irish
the n gative. Three Judges, selected from the
Supreme, Circuit and Superior courts, will de
cide ihe question on the merits of tbe argu
ments from the platform.
The debate will be held under the auspices of
the executive commit of the Midwinter Fair
Congresses and is designed to inaugurate the
congresses. These will be held In opeu and
free meeting from time to time during the fair
and the proceeds or the first entertalnmeui will
go to defray tbe expenses of these subsequent
Tickets are $1 eacb, reserved 50 cents extra.
Reservations may be made at Sherman, Clay &
Co.'s, corner Kearny and Suiter streets, where
tickets may be also procured.
BIG SHIP COMING.
The British Four-Master
Somali Is Due.
Crabs Sell for a Nickel Each-Her
rings Are Cheap as Dirt.
There is now on the way to this port
from Hong-Kong the four-masted iron
British ship Somali, the second largest
vessel of its type in the world. The
Somali is now out seventy-six days and
may be expected to be sighted at any time.
The maiden trip of the Somali, from
England to the Orient, also came near
being the death voyage of the ship. A
full description of her terrible battle with a
typhoou in the Eastern seas was published
at the time that the news was first received
at San Francisco in The Call.
The Somali whs built at Glasgow in
1&92 and is of 3336 tons register. At the
time of her experience witb the typhoon
she carried a cargo of 5000 tons of coal,
the largest single coal consignment ever
shipped to China. She is 329 feet in
length, 49 feet beam and 27 feet depth of
Crabs were selling for five cents each
yesterday while herring and smelt were a
drug on the market. A crab with a well
developed pair of claws brought six cents
on a pinch, but the five-<ent crustacean
was mostly hi" demand. Upon the price of
crabs anil fishes bangs the destiny of the
Fisherman* Union and in union there is
strength, even if the uniting factors are a
Greek met Greek yesterday in the fish
market and the fight is still on. Herring
sold for ten cents a box and rock cod went
a begging. Shrimps were not in it and
flounders fell fiat. And all this occurred
just because there was war in the Fisher
man's Un on just because Sausalito has
come to the front as a distributing point
tor brain food and the local wholesalers
had been outflanked. The union became
suddenly aware of the fact a few days ago
that Marin County fisherman were send
ing boatloads of fish to this city and un
Local fishermen grew wrathy at this at
tempt to undervalue the products of the
sea, and declared their intention of down
ing opposition. The outlook was a little
scaly at first, but by a concerted move ou
the part of the union prices were brought
down and Sausalito outwitted.
The Marin County contingent Is said to
be composed of deserters from tbe union,
.who aver that that the motto, "every man
for inself," is the best guide to pros
perity for a fisherman. They claim that
nature never designed a fish for tha bene
fit of any combination, but intended that
all should have a fair chance at the net.
In the meanwhile crabs are selling for
i 5 cents and herring going for a song.
I'uge Sound steamboat owners and the
Pacific Coast Steamship Company have
decided to pay stevedores 40 cents an hour
instead of 50 cents as heretofore. The
Stevedores' Union at Tacoma at first ob
jected, but finally conceded to the reduc
tion. The Seattle union made no protest.
A Whitehall boat, coming ashore from
the German bark J. C. Pfiuger, capsized
yesterday afternoon, and the occupant, 11.
Berger, clung to the upturned craft until
rescued by Boatman William Clark. The
Fort Point Life-saving Crew rescued a
man from an upturned boat a little later,
and toward evening a capsized fishing
smack was picked up by the tug Vigilant.
Its owner bad not been heard from up to a
late hour last evening, and was probably
drowned. The boat is said to have been
the property of a North Beach crab-fisher.
A row among sailors occurred on the
British ship Travencore yesterday morn
ing and the police signal was raised. The
fight was of sbort duration, and no police
aid was necessary to subdue it.
Early indications were for a strong
southeast blow yesterday, the wind regis
tering forty miles off Point Reyes at 12
o'clock. The blow never came, however
so far as the harbor was concerned, and'
the heavy rain soon beat down what little
sea there was in the bay.
Amariah Pierces Will.
The will of the late Amariah Pierce of Oro
ville was filed for probate yesterday by the
executors. A. C. Bingham and D. E. Knight
of Marysviile and James Henry of Oroville
The estate Is valued at upward of Sl6O 000
and consists of money D hand, note" ea"
stocks and the real property of the Oroville
Gas Works, valued at 15.000. The testator
bequeaths hs entire property to bis relatives
in Nevada City, Philadelphia. Los Angeles and
up to ? 12000 ' D bequests rau in 8 £«■ $4000
A reception will be tendered to Rev. Henry
Collier, toe new rector of the Cliurcn of the
Advent, nils evening at the Hotel KalrmouDt,
under the auspices of the entertainment chapter
of the parish.
The field music of the Third Infantry Regi
ment, N. H. C, will give a minstrel entertain
ment aud dance this evening at Odd fellows
The Polyclinic. *
At the annual meeting of the San Francisco
Polyclinic the following officers were elected
for tbe ensuing term: Dr. yon Hoffman, presi
dent:-. Dr. Fred w. d'Evelyu. first vce-p>es
•Vat; Dr. Henry L. .Wagner, seco "ii vlce-rpresi
dent; Dr. LOuis Bazet, treasurer; Dr. Harry M.
Sherman, Secretary; Fred W. d'Evelyu,
librarian. ■_. ■
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* John Mooney was yesterday sworn in as a
policeman and was assigned to Company B.
He is 27 years of *«*, was born in Port Arling
ton, Ireland, an engineer by occupation aud
TIDE OF TRAVEL.
The Latest Business Returns of the
H. E. Huntington, president ot the Central
Pacific Railroad; J. C. Stubbs, third vice-presi
dent of the Southern Pacific, and J. A. Fill
more, general superintendent of the same line,
will leave tbe city to-night for a two-weeks' in
spection of tbe company's property in the
south. The trip will be extended to New
A bad landslide occurred on Thursday even
ing on the overland route in tbe mountains
near Alia and trains were delayed theieby
twelve hours. Everything was reported all
right yesterday, both at the point mentioned
and also in Oregon, where the recent washout
The trial of George B. Seaman, Burlington
agent in Oakland, by the local passenger asso
ciation, on a charge of cutting rates, took place
yesterday. < A "dummy" purchaser bought a
ticket to Chicago of Mr. Seaman and was given
an order on an advertising bureau in Chicago
with ihe promise that the latter would furnish
him a tic-ei from Chicago to Washington at
from $0 to §8 below the regular rate.
Uuder a schedule originating with General
Passenger Agent Sebastian of the Rock Island
it is now possible for the first time in the his
tory of this country for travelers to journey
from ihe East to the Golden Gale and occupy
the same car at their, destination as at the
start. Ihis innovation was Inaugurated by au
arrangement between the Baltimore and Ohio,
Roc Island, Denver and Rio Grande, Rio
Grande and Western, and Southern Facilio
railways, and under it sleepers will henceforth
be run from Philadelphia and Baltimore to ban
Francisco without change. -_^ ■
The following from the Kansas City Star
would seem to indicate i hai the expected tide;
of travel toward this coa-t has already set it:
There has been a wonderful Increase in Cali
fornia travel since January 1, caused, it is ap
parent by the opening of the Midwinter i lr.
The Santa Fe and Union Pacific railways are
getting all the California business out of Kan
sas City, with proportions of about two to one
In la vor of the Santa Fe. The sou hern route
of the Santa Fe Is naturally more desirable at
this seasou and two or three extra sleepers are
required every day for people destined to
Chief Crowley was yesterday notified by the
Chief of Police of New York of the disappear
ance of Walter Percy Smith, a lad 10 years
old, who left Elizabeth, N. J., at noon Friday,
January* 5, and lias not been seen or h aid oi
since. 'He is 5 feet 7 or 9 inches nigh, very
spare, with sharp features, light complexion,
bluish cray eyes, light hair, slightly curling,
and uses steel-rimmed, bowed classes, with
black silk cord thrown over the right ear. .'- ■-•}■
The Bank Commissioners, acting on behalf of
the Pacific Bank, have filed suit in the Superior
Court to i ecovei $17,540 40 from William Ede,
together with Interest from June 1893.
Leaves its victims weak,
"played out," with serious
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This learned specialist, formerly of Philadelphia,
Pa., bat now so well and favorably known through-
out the West by bis lone residence and successful
practice in tbls city, continues to cure all Nervous.
Chronic ana Private Diseases of botb sexes. His
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NERVOUS DEBILITY 2-.TH JSSi
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YOUNG MPN- you are troubled with
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lmpoiency or weakness of sexual organs and ether
unmistakable signs of nervous debli 'ty aud prema-
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or tne cause, which is tbe second stage of semi at
weakness. The most obstinate casus of this char-
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