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VOLUME LXXXIII.— KO. 41.
APPRAISER LEAVY REMOVED. The First Victim of the Custom- House Investigation. RIMINAL ACTION TO EE EEGUN AGAINST El__ ur_lars Personating Officers Call an Old Resident of Sonoma Connty Frora Rod, Throw Pepper in Ills Eyes, Bind Him to a Bedpost and Then Ransack His Premises—Two Probable Fatal Accidents at tho Omaha Mine, Near Grass Yalloy. al to the RkcohjvUniox. Francisco, April 7.—Although the istoms otricials are very reticent regard 's the result of the investigation made Solicitor Hepburn and other Wash ington officials at the Custom-house and .raisers' building, it was pretty well >.vn that Appraiser Lea vy was one of te officers whom the lightning would 'ye. This was shown to have been well founded on the reception this afternoon the following telegram from Washing ton: "The President to-day directed tho re moval of Charles M. Leavy, Appraiser of Merchandise at San Francisco, for com .ieity in frauds at that port, in conuec >n with tho under-valuation of silk goods :i ported by Neuberger, Reiss _. Co. This i tion is the result of tho investigation y Solicitor Hepburn and Special Agent 1 injrle. The case of Mr. Leavy is in the mils of the United States Attorney at in Francisco." REPORT CONFIRMED. Washington-, April 7. — Charles M. • eavy loses his place as Customs Ap- . raiser at the port of San Francisco, as lie culmination of the alleged fraudulent lder-valuation of siiks imported by Neuberger, Reiss tfc Co. Tho President -day ordered his dismissal. The Treas y Department officials have received a >rt from Chief Snedal Agent McCoy New _Tork. Mulkley, who has been ation. d at Seattle. Williams of Ohio, ki 1' vans, stationed at San Francisco, ye been at work investigating the San Francisco Customs Office for several weeks. It is said these spe< ial agents have been able to work up a case against -pprafsfr Leavy as conclusive as that against ex-Deputy Collector Cashin. It is believed that most cf the evidence against Leavy and Cashin was furnished by Bernard Reiss. It will be reniem d that the latter was let oh with a line 15,000, the consideration being, as is generally understood, that he would turn Mate's evidence against Leavy and ' ashin. The latter got badly frightened and threw up his job. A criminal prosecution will at once be instituted against Leavy, Cashin aud perhaps others by District Attorney Gar ter, who will havo all the evidence at his oisposal worked up by special agents Tingle et al. The l:i:ror.p-U.Niox's correspondent e.inveyed the tirst intelligence of the latter osation to members of the California delegation to-night. Although they had ->on to believe that there would be some startling developments soon, they v ere not looking for the culmination so ND. They suspected that Tingle and his corps of assistants were working l> this matter, but thought they would be advised by the President before he took summary action. It can be stated, however, that the result would have been the same whether they had been advised or not. The Treasury Department is iboroughly convinced of Leavy's guilt, aim would have dismissed him under any circumstances. Beside, the delegation would not have interfered, for they have been disposed to regard Leavy's actions in tho Neuberger, Keiss A; Co. case with sus picion, which was -lightened by fecta placed in their possession, presumably by Bernard Reiss or his attorney, J. M. Rothchild. The latter, in their anxiety to secure Keiss' release upon payment of .000 line, brought all tho inlluence to bear they could, and it is presumed they pave some of the California delegation to understand that Reiss would turn State's « i idence if let off with such line. This is why Keiss was able to effect a compro mise so favorable to himself and firm. Co-tS-dering that he might have been criminally prosecuted, the natural mfer ei cc is that members of the California delegation used their inliuence Avith the department to this end. It is not known yet who will be recom mended to succeed Leavy. -OCTHLKN PACIFIC COMPANY. Officers Elected for tho Ensuine Term. <an Francisco. April 7.—The annual » -tion of the office* of the Southern ,c;iic Company was held to-day. c. P. .sntington was elected President: C, F. n ker, Vice-President; A. N. Towne, and Vice-President; J. c. stubbs, ' 'bird Vice-President; G. L. Lansing, Secretary and Controller; N. T. Smith, Treasurer; F. H. Davis of New York, nistant Treasurer: C. F. _rebs of Ken i kv, Assistant Clerk: I. I*. «'aies of c York, Acting Nice-President and isastanl Secretary: Executive Commit i >—belaud Stanford, C. P. Huntington, < ,arles 1 . Crocker and Thomas Hub BASEBALL. r. Ue Garden Citys Colors Agate Low ered by HarrL." "Men. •OS Fi:\\. CE . April 7.—The homo »lab scored another victory over the San ■ -c team to-day by a score of sto 2. The o was decided in the third inning. ' ten Harper developed one of his un l aiy streaks. He sent one man t*> lirst 1 scon balls, end hit both Reitz and P. eney with the ball. A timely single : lan unfortunate throw by Clarke ga. c ' isoos three runs. Baa Jose i 'me fielding game, making bat r. The hitting on both sides was rather weak. not in ir. , April ".—Colonel Robin is» ball talent « i. in it to-day, in their firs! contest w • oalvin s giants, who knocked out I venruus, while the Colonels piled • : >'■■■"* was too one-sided to be interesting, although there was som I brilliant individual playing on both si - O'Neil was batted freely, and the fielders ! had plenty ot work to do. united workmen. Officers -Elected at the Annual Meet- i ing ofthe Brand l_odi_e. San Francisco, April 7.—At the an- ' nual meeting of the Grand Lodge of I*nited Workmen yesterday the follow-■ ing officers were elected: George B. Katzenstein of Sacramento, Grand Mac Workman: James Booth of Los Angeles ' Grand Foreman; J. \V. Ward of Oak-1 land. Grand overseer; D. s. Hu-hber" ' Grand Recorder: J. X. Block, Grand Receiver; J. B. \\ yatt of San Jose, Grand ' t.uide; A. J. Cook of Murphy's. Grand I Inside Watchman; J. D. Shaylor of San i THE RECORD-UNION. Francisco, Grand Outside Watchman; F.ugene Deuprey, A. C. Lane and J. X. Young, Representatives to the Supreme Lodge; A. Abrahamson. Grand Trustee; T. li. McDonald, F. C Remington, C. H. M. Curry, C. W. Bowcott. B. T. Conger, E. W. ..arstou, W. W. Morrison, A. P. Mergotten, C. Brind, Corporate Directors. The beneficiary amount of 82,000 was ordered paid to the heirs of the late Brother _• razee of Sacramento, lie was found de«;d in his bed on the morning of February 2yth. Under the laws of the order a member must pay his assessment by the USth of the month or he forfeits his rights to the beneficiary moneys, but the time extends to miduight on the _Sth. His body was cold when found, showing that he must have been dead some hoars, etc. In any event, it was deemed correct and fraternal not to insist, upou what might be possibly a slight difference in time, and by a unanimous vote the re port of the committee, recommending the pfiyinent, was adapted, amid the load ap plause of the membership. A DESPONDENT BARBER nanus Himself With a Strip of Blanket iv tho Oakland Jail. Oakland, April 7.—John S. Bowden. a barber, employed in a Market-street shop in San Francisco, committed suicide in the City Prison hero last night by hanging himself with a strip torn from his blanket, the strip being tied to a bar across the ventilator in tho ceiling of the cell. Bowden was arrested here on Sunday and charged wiih carrying concealed weapons and with assault with a deadly weapon on a barber named C. V ogoler, who had cut him out of the affections o. a Miss ITorence Vane, a domestic em ployed iv an Oakland family. Yesterday Bowden sent a messenger to 402 Pacitic street, Sau Francisco, in the hope o: pro curing bail, but the effort was fruitless aud he became despondent. THE GHOST UNEARTHED. A Practical Joko Which Caused Much Uneasiness. I _kasanton, April 7.—The spook is laid. Last night a number of residents determined to ferret out the mystery of the weird noises beneath Rosa's barber shop, and made a thorough investigation of the premises. The result was the discovery that the whole affair was nothing but a huge joke. A wag named Silva had buried in tho cellar beneath the store a big tin can con taining a chain. Attached to the links of the chain was a long string, and with this lie was enabled to stand forty feet away and produce the mysterious claukings that had so scared the villagers. There was much joy in tne Rosa man sion when tho ghost was unearthed, and the advocates of superstition will have to turn their attention in some other direc tion now. Accidents nt Grass Valley. Gkass Valley, April 7. — Richard Bartle, hurt by a blast in the Omaha mine last evening, has three or four ribs broken at the back and right side, and the broken bones penetrated the lungs. He has a bare possibility of living. , At noon to-day Daniel Shay, aged 24 years, was caved on on the back of the ten hundred level of the Omaha mine. Two or three tons of rock fell on him. He is mashed about the chest and has seven cuts on the head. The doctor says he does not see how Shay can live. Remains Identified. Napa, April 7.—The identity pf the man found lying in the creek at Dutch Flat Crossing, near town, has been estab lished. His name is Bartholomew O'Don nell, aged 54, a native of Ireland. An autopsy held discloses a bullet wound in the top of the head. The Coroner's jury brought in a verdict that in their opinion O'Donnell was stunned by a bullet, fell into the creek anu was drowned. Officers are working up the case. No arrests have been made. Result of tho Santa Rosa Election. Santa Rosa, April 7.—The election here yesterday was a victory for tho Re publicans, the party electing : Mayor, E. F. Woodward; two Council men, Charles Collins and G. A. Tupper; Marshal, L. Breitepbach. Street Commissioner, D. Co_.ad; Treasurer, M. Vanderhoff; Asses sor, J. H. Boswell. Tho Democrats elected: Clerk, J. L.Jordan; one Coun cilman, E. D. Harris; City Attorney, W. F. Cowan. Suits Compromised. Modesto, April 7.—The Modesto Irri gation Board has compromised all the suits with the contractor, J. D. Mc- Dotigald, in such a manner tiiat the work is to be done over at once on section 2 of the canal. MoDougald allows the board $3-200 for the defects claimed. He also lends the board his pumps and tools. The board will immediately send a force of men to rebuild. There will be no delay, and everybody is pleased. Her Money Gone. LODX, April 7.—Yesterday Mrs. Mary Hieriihy, who owns a farm near Lodi, discovered I hat some one has robbed her of $1,900. She was settling her late hus band's estate, and being afraid to trust to the banks, buried $2,000 in an oid house about a year ago. Sho afterward dog up JT7OO, and yesterday she went to her plant ar.d discovered that some one had stolen her wealth. The old lady is GO years of age. • An Old Resident of Sonoma Bobbed. Santa ROSA, April 7.—lsaac Long, an old resident near Litton Springs, was j called out of bed to the door last nigiit by | two men personating officers. He opened i the door and received pepper tn his eves. lie was tied to his bed and the house ran sacked. A purse containing ftlfiO was found and taken. The men were traced from Healdsburg toward Calistoga. Shot and Killed. Boise .Idaho), April 7.—News is re ceived here that William Humbert of Bally Creek Precinct was shot and killed while returning to his home from a Dem ocratic primary Monday night. Win. Bailey, Who is said to have Bad an old grudge against Humbert, is supposed to be tbe murderer. If the murderer is found he wiil probably be lynched. Discharged Irom Custody. Tacoma, April 7,-r-Mclntyre and Stew art, who were arrested a few days ago and charged with robbing Wells, Fargo _* Co.'s box of &509 cash, wore dis- : ■i to-day, there being no evidence j against them. Mclntyre is a^ent and j Stewart cashier of Wells, Fargo dk Co. j Homesick and Tired of Elfe. Bakkksi iei.p, April 7.—The French- I man tiiat shot himself near Tejon night j before last is barely aliye. His name is Florandin Enooyant, and he is 24 yea_*s of ... . Se has only been in America four .-. He says he got homesick and tired of life. Tiled a Petition In Insolvency. NAPA, April 7. — Supervisor C. If. Burgess o: tins county has liled a petition j in insolvency. His liabilities aoproxi mate $-X>,CoOj nominal. Cause, de-I picc.atiouof property and low price of 1 wine. Death of an Old Pioneer. Sonoma, April 7.—John Gibson died I this aiternoon at his home in Glen Ellen, j Deceased had resided iv Sonoma Valley j for the past thirty-six years, and was au I old pioneer, coming to this State in 1850. j SACBAMENTO, FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 8, 1892. IS HE JACK, THE RIPPER ? Evidence Linking Deeming With the Whitechapel Murders. KLS PORTRAIT RECOGNIZED BY A LONDON LADY. Three Canadian Paciflc Railroad Di rectors Called Before the House of Commons and Mado to Apologize for Censuring: an Employe Who Had Testified Against Them—rive Ban dits "Who Had Keen Engaged In Stealing Railroad Material Shot and Killed at San Pedro, Mexico. Special to the Recoi:_>-U xion. Lokdoh, April 7.—The Globe to-day Bayßa dressmaker, living at East End, London, has recognized the portrait of Deeming as that of the man who courted ; her under the namo of Lawson in au- i tumn, 1888. .She says they were walking together on the night of September 17th, and parted from each other at 11 o'clock. The following morning the shockingly mutilated bodies of the women Stride and -ddowes wore found In the White- i chapel district. The next day the dress- I maker and Lawson had a conversation about tho murders, aud the latter inad vertently said: "Look at the time; I could not havo committed tho murders." He Immediately disappeared, and she has not seen him since. INsoI.KN.'K OF THE MIKIM KER. -fEX-BOUBKB, April 7.—Although the jury returned a verdict of willful murder against Deeming, he has not altered his demeanor, and is jocular and insolent at times. Every day additional evidence is received showing that the man is entirely devoid of conscience, although his brav ery is questioned, as his victims were women and children. During the inquest yesterday the Coro ner read a note signed "Liily." The writer saiu the Coroner must treat Deem ing with greater impartiality. If he did not get justice, the writer would lake the Coroner's liie in open court. The letter is supposed to have been written by a crank, or to be a hoax. Despite his semblance of ease, Deem ing, iii periods of abstraction, is visibly haggard. n 0 has lost flesh, and his feat ures are becoming pointed, 'ihe jail wardens keep a close watch upon him all the time, for it is believed he will kill himself if he gets a chance. He studi ously paid no attention to the evidence, except at tunes when he laughed at cer tain statements that were made. The newspaper reporters were busily preparing verbatim reports of the pro ceedings, and the reporter of the Associ ated Press, who was present with the correspondents of other press associa tions, prepared his cable messages in the courtroom. Alter a time Deeming no ticed the messengers of the cable com pany passing and repassing and asked, "What ha. c people abroad got to do with a murder committed here?" When Mi.-s ib.un/eville, his Sydney fiancee, wont to the table to sign her tes timony Deeming called to her, saving, "Katie, come to me." Miss RounzevilTe paid not the slightest attention to him. In nearly every place that Deeming has been he has shown a really valuable col lection of weapons of various types. At the inquest lie produced a battle" ax and a knife which Sergeant Mullins said he tnought might have iutlicted the wounds that killed Mrs. Deeming. In an Interview which ho had with his solicitor, Deeming supplied Mr. Lyle with abundant material for his defense at the coming trial. The facts which he gave dated from the time of his birth, and include much information regarding his infancy. During his conversation with the solicitor the prisoner remarked, "The world produces moral as well as physical monstrosities." The line of defense which will be adopted at the trial is probably that Deeming's nature received a ma lignant impress prior to his birth which has marked all his actions during his life, and has lelt him mentally in capable of overcoming the homicidal im pulses with which he has been afflicted; in feet, that he was what the prisoner j himself had described as a "moral monstrosity." After the Coroner's Jury found Deem ing guilty of murdering his wife, his trial was lixed for April _Wh. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Railroad Directors Made to Apologize for Mistreating Employes. London, April 7.—ln the House of Commons to-duy Messrs. Buckley, Hawkins and Maclure, the last named being a member of the House for the Northeast division of Lancashire, all of whom are directors ofthe Canadian Kail way, appeared at the bar of the House to answer a summo_.._ charging then with censuriug one of the railroad employes who had testified before a Parliamenta rian commission inquiring into the hours I of labor imposed upon railway servants, in such manner as served to intimidate ; them and other railway employes from testifying freely and fully upon the mat ter the commission is inquiring into. The commission made a special report ofthe facts in this case, and the above named were summoned to appear before the House to explain their action. They all concurred in iheir regret for their lan guage in censuring Hood, the employe referred to, and declared that their otfense was unintentional. After a great deal of discussion Mr. Howell declared, amid cheers and shouts of derision, that the directors ought to be '■ sent to prison. A proposal to adjourn was defeated by a vote of __>i to 1.0, and debate proceeded. Mr. Balfour then moved that a motion made by Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, that the Speaker admonish the railway directors for their broach of privilege, be pat Balfour's motion was ed with loud shouts of "Aye," which were responded to by a defiant j radical cry of "No." Dr. Tanner ex claimed, "Xo humbug," and was rebuked I by the speaker. VV hen the uproar sub i skied Sir Michael Hicks-Leach's motion \ was carried by a vote of3_tJ to 70. The directors were then recalled to the j bar of the House, and the Speaker read j j the resolution, adding that the Douse had j | taken a lenient view of their conduct in I accepting the apology they offered, and that the privilege of the House was no j unreal, shadowy or unsubstantial oue. BUITI>H SHIP SUNK. Of Thos© On Board Two Are Supposed to Have Beeu Drowned. London, April 7.—The British ship Erato, Captain Jones, from Iquique, cap- ' Bised to-day and sank at Hamburg, at which port she arrived March 12th. Though every effort was made by boats \ , from the surrounding vessels to save ; those on the Erato, fifteen persons aboard j of her were carried down and drowned. . A later dispatch from Hamburg states that the report that fifteen persons lost j ; their lives by the sinking of the Erato j was erroneous: everybody who was i aboard the vessel at tbe time she cap- j sized has been accounted for with the ex ception of two laborers. "Whether they were drowned or not is not known. NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERIES. Canadians Do Not Appreciate Being Cut Off From Bait Pri vilejres. Toronto, April 7.—The Empire, the chief Government organ, in an editorial to-day on "Newfoundland's Stand." says: A dispatch from St. Johns, N. F.. con veys the important information that the Legislature of the island, at the dictation of the Whiteway Ministry, and by a strict party vote, has refused to sanction a modus vivend\ with Canada. If New foundland refuses to give British sub jects the same right:, ii, Lritish.waters as those enjoyed and exercised by foreign ers, tin n the time wiii soon come when British power must enforce an equality of rights. MEXICAN KKPUBI.IC. Ftvo Bandits Shot and Killed at San Pedro. City or Mexico, April 7.—The cotton crop ofthe Golf Coast is a failure. The merchants pf Mexico have peti tioned the Secretary of the Treasury to tux commercial travelers. Five bandits recently engaged in steal ing railroad mat< -ial were shot and kii;ed at San Pedro yesterday. The rumors in circulation here that England is trying to obtain San Quintin ■ for a coalipg station arc ridiculed in | Government circles as a canard which is | put in circulation yearly. New Ext rudlt lon Treaty With Germany BE-U_CK, April ?.—Minister Phelps is making good progress with the new e» tradition treaty. Tho treaties now ex j isting, msde many years ?go with the [ different Governments of the then ex : isting "German bund,'' contain many imperfections which have led in several cases to injustice. Seven Wore Drowned. HaViir,?;s. April 7. — The steamers Hansa, for Hamburg, and the Falken burg, for Bremen, were in collision iast night. The Hansa- sank, carrying down with her seven of her crew. The Falk cubure put into Delf, Holland, with her bow stove in. Disorderly Meeting. Loni>on, April 7.—Another large meet ing of unemployed workmen was held at Towerhill to-day. A large for. oof police vas present. The meeting was very dis ordtrlyund finally resulted in a scrim mage. 'Die police took a hand in it and finally restored order. Anarchists Arrested in Berlin. Bkki.in, April 7.—The police have ar rested several anarchists and seized their papers. RAILWAY GOSSIP. i CHANGES LIKELY TO TAKE PLACE IN THE UNION PACIFIC. Much. Interest Felt ln tho Meeting of tho South, western I.all way aud Steamship Association. Special to the Ri:cord-Uxion. N_BW York, April 7.-*Tbe transfer books for the Union Pacitic have been closed for tho annua' meeting at Boston, on the 27th inst. The stock is in demand in the loan crowd. Seven thousand shares were bought here, and 10,000 at London. The buying is partly based on the report that the Gould interest would retire, and Martin Hughett, President of the Northwestern Road, would succeed Sidney Dillon as President. Union Pacific officials admit that there is a concerted movement on tho part of foreign stockholders to secure certain changes in the management of the prop erty. They say the chief dissatisfaction of security-holders abroad lies in the fact that General Manager Clark of the Union Pacific occupies the same position on the Missouri-Paeiiic, a competing line. The strength of the opposition has not beeu clearly developed, but should it be con siderable, it is intimated that concessions will be granted, although the nature of tnem is not stated. SOUTH W KSTLRN ASSOCIATION. Chicago, April 7.—Considerable inter est is felt in the meeting of the South western Railway and Steamship Associa i tion to be held in this city next week The reason is that unless Traffic Manager Waldo of tbe Missouri, Kansas and Texas Road can be persuaded to abandon the position he has lately assumed, the asso ciation will lose its Chairman, J. B. Fa-thorn. Tho election of a Chairman will come up at the meeting, and Waldo will vote against Mr. Faithorn, thus re tiring him, a unanimous vote bein" --| necessary to elect. Mr. Waldo's reason for making war on the Chairman in this ; matter is apparently not clearly under stood by anybody. Two decisions by the Boards of Arbi- I .ration were returned to-day, cases I where tlio Chicago, St. l'aul and Kai_sa.s I City road was the appellant. They were I exactly ofthe same nature, and the same ' I evidence was submitted In each. In both j eases the Maple Leaf was charged with a | misuse of mileage tickets. In the first ease the decision of the Chairman thaw the road was guilty of the otfense charged was sustained. In the other case the Board of Arbitration reversed the Chair man's decision. As the cases were pre cisely similar tho Maple Leaf will ask that the first decision be overruled also. j l:._.\-s-_Mls_o_-KI FBBEOHT ASmii'IATJOX. Kansas City (Mf*1-), April 7.—The April docket of the Trans-Missouri Freight Association was cleared to-day, and tho association adjourned until the next regular meeting. The question of limiting the amount of switching charges ' at Kansas City that are afforded by the I road to :_:-, leaving the remainder to be paid by the consignee, were referred to ' the General Agents ot the road. The I coal check was completed, and the new rates wiil go into effect July Ist. * Distillery In Flames. Fortland (Or.), April 7.—News was received to-night from Troutdale, twenty miles east of this city on the Union Pa cific, that a fire broke out in a distillery there, and was burning fiercely. Tho American Dressed Meat Company's j buildings are located near the distillery, i and in ca^e they burn the loss will be j heavy. A special train with a fire c-n --j gine left this city for the scene. The ! union Facific train due here at lo:45 p. v. j had not arrived at il o'clock, and it is ; possible that tho. large bridge across i Sandy River has burned. The distillery building, which is a large four-story frame building, contain ing valuable machinery, was totally de stroyed, there being no fire protection. The loss will probably reach $75,iX)0. The lire engine sent from this city arrived too late to be of service. — ♦3 Vlsalln and the World's Fair. Yis.vi.ia, April 7.—There was an en thusiastic World's Fair meeting last night and a large attendance. Addresses were made by Judge Gray, Will Alford and i Major _serry. An active interest is started in securing a creditable display. i The A isalia Horticultural Society wants 2eO large glass jars to preserve fruit for the Columbian Exposition. The Super visors to-day appointed J. C. Ward and Major C. J. Berry delegates to the World's Fair Convention at Sau Francisco April 2uth. MATTERS POLITICAL. The Republicans Mate a Clean Sweep in Rhode Island. LARGEST VOTE EVER POLLED IN THE STATE. Most of the Stato Officers Elected by Small Majorities, "While tho Legis lature is Strongly Republican—Five Gubernatorial Tickets in tho Field In Louisiana—Humor That Hill Will Concentrate Ills Forces ln Support of Senator Palmer for the Demo cratic Nomination for President. .Special to the B--COBn47Klozr. Providence CR. I.), April 7.—Complete returns from all parts of the State show a total vote on the State ticket of 51,7-10, an increase of about 10,000 over the largest ever polled before. The two parties raked every city and town almost bare of voters and got out an unexpectedly and unpre cedentedly full vote in actual numbers, and in pro].•onion to the possible vote. Following are the revised election re turns for Governor: Brown (Rep.), 27, --_4; Barton (Peoples-,-, 188; Gilbert (Pro.), 1,587; Wardwell (Dem.', 25,385; scatter ing, 75; Brown's majority, 229. Bull and Utter, Republican candidates for Lieu tenant-Governor and Secretary of State, are also elected by small majorities, but there is no election for Attorney-General and General Treasurer. The cities of Providence, Newport and Woonsocket went Democratic on the State ticket. The complexion of the Legislature is as follows: Senate—_S Republicans, 9 Democrats, lour still to be elected. House —43 Republicans, 19 Democrats, seven teen to be elected. Thecontrol ofthe Legislature hy the Republicans gives them the choice of candidates for Attorney-General and I. ueral Treasurer, a ! ■ ores beyond doubt the re-election of Nelson W.'Aid rich to the Sfenate. Tho Republicans are feeling very jubi lant, as they have secured everything to bo desired, with the assurance of the Legislature, all their Stato officers and I nited States Senators, while the Demo crats are crestfallen, having nothing to hope from the second elections except a lo_al Influence and indorsement, as the postponed trials cannot effect the result iv any important respect. COMPLETE RETURNS. Providence (R. I.), April 7.—Com plete returns of the State election give Brown (Republican) 1% majority over Wardwell (Democrat). Melville 801 l (Republican) is elected Lieutenant-Gov ernor by lb' majority. Geo. R. Utter has 2,3_<> majority, and is re-elected Secretary of state. There was no election for General Treasurer, Samuel Clark (Republican) lacking 147 of a majority. Robert W. Hurbank (Republican) lacks 306 ot a ma jority for Attorney-General. The total vote cast was 54,736, The Legislature has a Republican ma jority of Hon joint ballot, not counting tho Lieutenant-Governor, who votes in the Senate. The Senate stands _3 Repub lican and 10 Democrats, and three yet to be chosen. The House stands .7 Repub licans, 19 Democrats, and 10 yet to be chosen. New York, April 7.—The Commercial Advertiser says editorially: If there is any lesson worth drawing from the Rhode Island election it is this, that the present year is noi likely to produce a Democratic tidal wave. Louisiana's state tickets. New Orleans, April 7.—The McEnery Democrats have changed their political position. Tuesday they declined to ac cept the decision ofthe Electoral Commit tee of seven, which declared Foster ofthe anti-Lottery faction to bo the Democratic Gubernatorial nominee. McEnery Demo crats protested and denounced the deci sion as robbery, but at the same time they took down their ticket, leaving the Denio cratic field to Foster. Such was the storm of protests against this action that the McEnery committee changed front and now will make a fight to the end to have McEnery nominated again. This puts five full State tickets in the field— Fester and McKnory and Breaux and Leonard for the Democrats and Republi cans and the People's party ticket headed by Hill. HILL TO OTTPOKT PALMER. Chicago, April 7.—The BeraleVs Wash ington, correspondent says: Hill has about decided to throw "his strength in tho National Democratic Convention in favor of Senator John M. Palmer of Illi nois. Hill is said to be convinced ho cannot secure the nomination himself, and he is so angered by the attacks of the Cleveland men, especially at the big meeting at Bulfalo Tuesday night, that rather than see Cleveland Dominated be will support Palmer, who, he thinks,can carry the largest vote in New York and through the country. Flower is Hill's choice for the second place. BLAINE AS A CANDIDATE. New Yobs, April 7.—The Commercial Advertiser's Washington special says: Senator Quay this morning asked two Western Senators, who bad been engaged in privately trying to revive the Blame boom, if they were sure Blame would accept the Presidential nomination if offered him. They replied they were perfectly sure he would accept. Quay said that he could assure them of solid delegations from Pennsylvania and New York for Blame. OREGON REPUBLICAN Portland, April 7.—The Republican State Convention reassembled at lv \. •... The first business to como before the con vention was the nomination of members ofthe State Board of Equalization, whi< h resulted as follows: First District, G. W. Dunn: Second, A. C. Woodcock; Third, Samuel (iibson; Fourth, .». P. O. Lowns dale; Fifth, C. W. Wingate; Sixth, W. Morfeth; Seventh, J. L. Luckey. A resolution was passed calling upon the Legislature to mane an appropriation for a World's Fair exhibit. A resolution was also passed favoring the early com pletion ofthe Nicaragua Canal. W. j>. Hare who was nominated Pr_ridont_al Elector, declined, and D. M. Dunn of Portland was substitute.!. F. A. Moore of St. Helena was nominated for Su preme Judge. A telegram was sent to Governor-elect Brown of Rhode Island congratulating him on his election, and promising that Oregon would give a Republican victory on June Bth next. The convention then adjourned sine die. The delegates to the National Con vention are not instructed, but all have expressed for the renomiuutiou of Har rison. people'b pakty. Los Anolles, April 7.—A convention of the People's partj- of Los Angeles County was in session to-day to choose delegates to the State Convention and a County Central Committee. Prominent delegate say theie is no truth in the re port that the Democratic and People's parties of this county will fuse. ARIZONA REPUBLICAN.". Phcenix (Ariz.), April 7.-*~'Fhe Repub lican Territorial Convention' assembled ' in this city this afternoon. Colonel i William Herring of Tombstone was elected Chairman. Acting Governor N. OS Murphy of Phoenix and William Stewart of Wilcox were elected delegates | to tho Republican .National Convention jat Minneapolis. Tho convention in dorsed the sdministration of Harrison ! and the McKinley bill and the Territorial Administration. Reference to Blame brought out applause. One hundred and niue delegates were present. ON TnE Tt7R_- Racing Events at Guttenberg and New Orleans. GrTTExnuRG (N. J.), April 7.—The track was in good condition, and the at tendance large. First race, live furlongs, ■ Vocalito won. Lady Nathan second, King | Side third. Time, 1:0_; Second race, six furlongs, Laveller won, j Stovens second, Dolivar third. Time, I 1 15.. bird race, four and a half furlongs, Blanche won. Bob Arthur second, Bal larat third. Time, 0:56. Fourth race, one mile, Wooelstor won, Mabelle second, Drizzle third. Time, 1:42. Fifth race, live furlongs, Inferno won, Rinfax second, Rancocas third. Time, LOl. sixth race, seven furlongs, Centaur won, Amos second, Elve third. Time, I.BL AT NKW OR-KAXS. Nkw ob_bakß, April 7. The weather was clear and the track fast. First race, selling, rive furlongs, John i Windisch won, Charley C. second, Lucy lii it third. Time, 1:05. Second race, selling, live and a half | furlongs, Miss Francis won, Morse sec ond, Powers third- Time, 1;0S£. Third race, selling, six furlongs, Surget won. Modjeska second, Jennie Schwartz third. Time, 1:16., Foifrth race, Boston Club handicap, seven and a half furlongs, General Mar maduke won, Sunnybrook second, Marie K. third. Time, l:_;j.J. j^y CRIMINAL RECORD. A Widower Crushes a Girl's Sknll Be cause Slio Rejectee! Ills Suit. Hanging Rock (O.), April 7.—Daniel Me Daniels, a widower, 4o yeaj-s of age, proposed to Minnie Hayes, aged IS, and was refused. Ho immediately crushed her skuli with a hatchet, and then cut his ! own throat with a razor. The girl will die. McDauieis is alive in jail. A DEPUTY SHEKIFF DEFENDS HIMSELF. DOOKFTKUD (C), April 7.—Last Mon day, at Omaha Quarry, Bud Price .white) killed Bad Malone icolored;. Deputy Sheriff H. C. trance of Cincinnati tried to arrest Price, when Price and brother-in-law, Tom Proctor, attacked France, and he shot anel killed both of them. SULLIVAN CANED. lie Interferes With an Officer anel Comes to Grief. Bloomingtox (111.), April 7.—John L. Sullivan and the Duncan B. Harrison Company played here last night, and left this morning fur Decatur. At Clinton a big crowd rushed on the train to see Sullivan. Oue of them, a prominent citizen, pushed against Harrison, who knocked him down twice. The citizens held the train and got out a warrant for Harrison. He tried to throw the officer oil the train, and the latter pulled his gun. SuLivan came to his rescue, but was kept back by the officers, one strik ing him with a cane, and Harrison was arrested. "ship Canal From tbe (.rent Lakes. Washington, April 7.—The House Committee on Bail ways and Canals to elay ordered a favorable report on the bill authorizing the Secretary of War to cause a survey lo be made and an estimate furnished on the cost of construction of a ship canal from the great lakes to the navigable waters of the Hudson River of sullicient capacity to transport the ton nage of the lakes to the sea. The bill ap propriates §10,000 n) defray the expenses of ihe survey anel estimates. — lssatisfled Ultlgauts. Birmingham (Ala.), April 7.—The caso of Mary McKlrath against the Flyton Land Company to recover 100 acres of land in the corporate limits of Birming ham has beeu decided by a jury award ing plaintiff forty acres ofthe most valu able land containing the handsomest private residences in the city and valued at£2lo,ooo, with accrued rentals 0f|15,600. Both sides are dissati.stied aud an appeal will be taken. The Death Record. Hot Sfkings (Ark.), April 7. — Dr. William Girard of Lawrence, 111., died | here this morning. Deceased was promi nent in Illinois and Kentucky, and was Receiver of Publle Money at Cheyenne, Wy., under Cleveland'sadministration. Inmanai-uLIS. April 7.—Key. Love 11. Jameson, a widely known Christian min ister and member of the G. A. IC, died to-day. Searching for tho Dead. Cittcago, April 7.—A sickening odor comiug from the ruins of Friday night's storm has given rise to tiie suspicion that there are other bodies beneath tiie debris. The force clearing away the debris was I doubled to-night, aud all forces are being I worked to finish tho work. Exodus to the Far Part of Africa. Gi-rdon (Ark.i, April 7.—The negro! inhabitants of this (Clark) County aro secretly planning for an exodus to the far part or Africa, rhe many lynchings and burnings havo been dwelt on by negro ministers until their hearers have de cided to go where, their lives wii. be safe, j Strike _udcd. Ni-:w York, April 7.—As a result ofthe settlement between tho Phclan Hod Hoisting Company and the Board of Delegates of tho building trades, about 4,00*' mechanics returned to work this morning. Tiie strike was caused by the employment of non-union men. Here ft of Ills Reason. Guano Rapids, April?.—Captain Chris Rath, who hanged Mrs. Surratt anel other ' Lincoln conspirators in Washington j after the war, has suddenly be-on bereft : of his reason. He was Provost at Wash- I ington at the close of tho war. High Water In lowa. Ottumwa (Iowa;, April 7.—High water I has swept away the span of the new j 175,000 bridge being built across tho Dcs Moines Biver. Seven workmen went j down with the timber, and with difficulty were resetted. Latter Day Saints. Kansas City (Mo.), April 7.—The'sec ond day's conference of tho Latter Day Saints opened this morning with devo tional exercises. The regular business of the meeting will be transacted this after- I noon. Navigation Open. Buffalo (N. V.), April 7.—Navir.-.tion ! is open at this oriel of Lake Erie, and there is no ice in sight except on the ■Canadian shore. The steamers America I and Brazil left the port to-day for Toledo. I Ate Wild Parsnl:>s. Sioux Fall (S. D.), April 7.—George j and Frank Eastman, aged 10 and 12 years, ! ate- wild parsnips. George is dead and Frank is dying. A companion was badly poison ed, but will recover. WHOLE "NTO. 15,750. BEHRING SEA CONTROVERSY. Agreement as to a Modus Vivendi Xot Yet Concluded. BELIEF THAT IT WILL BE SETTLED WITHIN A PEW DAYS A Memorial Sljrned by Citizens of Massachusetts Presented to the United States Senato Praying for tho Naturalization of Chinamen "Who Came to This Country Prior to tho Passage of tho First Inclu sion Act—President Harrison OfT on a Snipe-Shooting Expedition. Special to the Record-Union. W_s_J_fOTON, April 7. — Secretary Blame said to-day, in response to as in quiry on the subject, that an agreement had not boen finally concluded witli tho British Government in regard to a modus >">wit in Behring Sea pending the set tlement by arbitration of the jurisdic tional rights of tho United States in those waters. Ho declined, however, to say anything in regard to tho condition ot the negotiations. The departure of the President from the city at this timo is regarded as spe cially significant, in view of a statement attributed to him that iie would not go .-.way until tho question of the modus wi adthad been settled ono way or tho other. It is believed that an agreement has practically been reached by the Presi dent and the British Minister, and that the basis of the agreement has been com manicated to Lord Salisbury for In action. As it is not likely that the Brit ish Premier -will dispose of the mutter '■ ' teveral days, the President probably thought he could avail himself ol tho in terval for a few days' recreation. The agreement partly concluded is said substantially to he the same as the modus vivendi of last year, and that expires on the 24th prox. Active preparations are now being made at the Navy and Treasury Depart ments for the dis_ atch of v< seels* to Beh ring Sea. The vessels to be used in thia service will be the revenue steamers Lush, Bear, Corwin and Albatross and the warships Ranger, Adams and Mohi can, and possibly either the Charleston, Baltimore or Yorktown. These arrange ments are I eing made in anticipation ofa £avorable conclusion ol negotiations for a modus vivendi, which will include active co-operation on the part of the British navy. SUED FOR LIREL. A Newspaper Charged Witb Injuring a Man's Reputation. Chicago, April 7.—.John M. Weinbold, a Denver bookseller, to-day begun a $500, --000 libel suit in .he United States Circuit Court against Paton _c Bartlett, proprie tors of the Begister-Gaeette of Rock-ford, ill. Weinbold charges that the Gazette printed a grossly libelous article last Jan uary charging him with being implicated in a murder committed in Denver. Wein bold asserts that the only excuse for the publication of U.e .irticie was the fact that the murder was committed at a residence near ins own; that his friends and rela tive.-, nearly ail five near Bod-ford, and the circulation given th_ story has greatly injured his character. XXESTBUCTIVE PIRES. The Overturning oi' a Pan of Uot Grease I auses Much i_oss. Pullman sill.), April 7.—Au over turned pan of hot grease sent $.-".0,0.0 up in smoke this morning. The Market 1-i.li building, situate'! on Market Square, corner of Stevenson and Twelfth streets, was the structure destroyed. The build ing was a two-and-a-nalf-story brick building, the property of the town of Pullulan,and it-, original cost wassso,ooo. A large number of stall men lost small amounts by the lire. BSV-SM BUILDING'S LOST. Austin (Mich.i. April 7.—A lire de stroyed seven buildings. Loss §_._,OUU; .-.mail insurance. STEAMEII i;OL!)K.\ RULE. Wreckers at Work searching for Vic tims ot" the Burned Vessel. Cincinnati, April 7.—The wrecking of the Golden Rule was in progress to-elay, and great crowds lined the water's-etigo anel hoping for the discovery of the todies of tho men supposed to have been 1 >st in the hold. The deck has been Gloated to a considerable extent by the re in »val of some ofthe heavy lreight. The work ofthe fire was /earful, ihe irons of the vessel, as well ss thai in the cargo, were twisted in rauti >ti ■ shape. No bodies have yet been found, 'but the work will proceed rapidly unless the river should rise enough to interrupt. HELD TO ANSWER. Carpenter Arraigned for Robbing His i".inplo.v<;---. Nkw York. April 7.—William E. Car penter, charged with stealing 5-*_!.l>") in cash ands*9,''7o in bonds from Dix <v Phyfe, bankers, by whom he had been employed for tbe past ten years, was for mally arraign. 1 in the Jefferson Market i'oiioe Court to-day and held in $5,000 bail for trial. Carpenter informed the police where Ute property was hidden and it was recovered. 2><> mention wis made in f-ourt of Oscar Creamer, tiie tem porary book-keeper, who devised :u.d was tne principal iv tbo scheme of rob bing the firm, jhi .aitor is believed to be on his way to J_urdpe. President Harrison After Snipe. Washinoion, April 7. —Pres.dent Harrison left Washington to-night via the Pennsylvania road for New Church, Va., on Chesapeake Bay, to enjoy a brief respite from official cares anel to do s >t.-:o snipe shooting. He expects n> return to tbe city by Saturday evening. Tho ]•;• sMent was accompanied by Lieuten ant Parker and George W. Boyd of Philadelphia, the Assistant General Pas seuger Agent of tho Pennsylvania. To Naturalise Chinamen. Washington. April 7.--In the Schato to-daya memorial signed by many citizens* of Massachusetts was pr< sented by Dawes, praying fot the naturalization of such Chinamen as came to the United States prior to the first Exclusion Act. Instantly Killed. Denvkr, April 7.—.Michael P.ooney, a laborer on the State Capitol building, vow in the -oui so of erection, this morn ing fell from the sixth Btory and was in stsntly killed. T'allen ITelr to a Large Sum. Ashland (Wis.), April 7.—Mrs. Chas. Sherley has fallen ncr to a quarter interest in g1,500,000.