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FINANCIAL PROBLEM. Plan Evolved Which is Likely to Meet the Approval of AU. THE BATTLE TO BE FODGHT OUT ON THE FLOOR OF THE HODSE. Two Bills, One by Thoso Opposed to Kroo Coinage or Silver, the Other by the Advocates of Such a Meas ure, Fully Prepared and Ready for Presentation ln the Ilouse—Both Senate anil House Hold Short Ses sions and Adjourn. Special to the Recorh-Uvion. \\ AstiiNi.ToN, Aug. 10. — Slowly but sureiy the lines of battle aro being drawn on the financial question, and before another day passes the country will prob ably be acquainted with the full plan of ]r lure. It is believed that a plan has been finally evolved to-day which is likely to win tho approval of the major ity of all elements. To-idgiit all Indications point to a drawn battle on tho floor of the House, without reference of tiie question to the Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures. Bland readily acquiesces in the programme to fight the battle out on the tloor of tho Houso in Commit!. •■ erf the Whole, and in this arrangement the anti-silver men, of course, readily agree. Two bills, on Which is to turn all discussion of tho financial discussion, were to-day tnily prepared and are ready for presentation. The one drawn by the anti-silver men is brief and to the point. It tersely provides for the unconditional repeal of aa much of the Act of July 14, 1800, as directs the monthly purchase of 4,3ou,oooounces of silver bullion, and issu ing treasury notes thereon. The measure drawn by the ("ree coinage poople is longer, and is unique in being drawn in a manner which \\ ill develop tho greatest possible strength of the free coinage ele n nt ofthe House. Tho first portion of ill provides that all holders of £100 or more of silver bullion of standard weight shall bo entitled to have the samo coined into silver dollars at the minis of the United States. 'The dollars as coined aro to bo legal tender for all debts, dues and demands, public and private, and any holder of silver dollar- may at his discre tion deposit the same iv the I'nited States Treasury and receive silver certificates for the samo, tho number of grains of silver in the standard dollar to be de termined on tiie tloor of the ilouse. The closing section of the bill provides briefly for tho repeal of the .Sherman purchasing clause. The bill drawn by the free coinage men Is regarded by their opponents, as well as by ti.eir friends, as the strongest measure that could possibly be presented by the silver men. th" question of ratio Ving left to the House. Silver men al ttat no excuse can be given faltering linage men forthe abandonment of their principles. Lf the opponents of free c. Inane have the numerical strength, they can, of course, successively strike out every section of the bill relating to free coinage, and leave only tbe last section, which provides for the immediate repeal of the Sherman purchasing clause. The great question still to bo deter i is, which ofthe two bills is to have priority of consideration. The Silver men fear that if the repealing bill should bo first taken np, the free coinage atnend • which wonld naturally be pro -1 ted might under a strict interpretation of parliamentary law be declared not ger main to the subject under consideration, tho main question being that of repeal. To guard against such a ruling, and In sure successive votes on all propositions to be presented by the silver mon. the latter will demand that the bill ofthe free coinage men, which also contains a clause repealing the Purchasing Act, shall be given priority of consideration. When tbe senate Finance Committee came together this morning for the time this session Chairman Voorhees, who had issued the call. an lounced that the majority wished time to discuss and agree upon a lino of action, and therefore de sired that the silver question should not be brought forward at. this meeting. The lon was theretore relegated to next week, so far as the Finance Committee is ooncerned. The committee, however, took np and discussed a proposition to al low national banks to issue circulation to the full face value of the bonds deposited in the Treasury. It was urged thatthe result of this legislation will bo more itn :'.oly beneficial tn.tn any other that Ben suggested, as it would add a lar.:.' sum lo the money in circulation as v as the notes could bo printed. The discussion indicates a 1. ening toward the measure by a majority of ths commit tee, The Democratic caneos committee spent the afternoon discussing the qnes p.irty policy for the prosecution of the work of the seuate. The committee v. . I report to a caucus to bo held uot later than Monday next. Speaker Crisp and Secretary Carlisle, who waa Crisp's Democratic pred. in the Speakership, were in close con sultation this morning. Thoy confined themselves to the discussion of a rule to be adopted for the government of the House. Tbe Administration, it is said. • v of the Houso passing such rules as will permit speedy action on iho financial question. Of 357,000 ounces of silver otler. day the Treasury bought 3_E___tOo ounces NKW PHASE OF nil: QCKSTIOS. WaSHINCJTO-S-, Aug. I".—A* new phase ; of the silver question was present! day in the shape of an apparently aul laed proposition from Loudon bankers, backed by the Eing rntnent, to leading New York financiers, in which it was asserted that if tbe United States would, maintain tlie present Sherman law on the statute books England wonld re new free coinage of silver in India at an ; Increased ratio of '-4 to 1. A most pains taking search fails to produce a single j r wiiu ever beard the idea sug- j gested, and when the proposition was unfolded it was seen that both silver and anti-silver advocates were opposed to it. "Coming as it does, from an English ■ource,'" said Seuator Teller, "the Dresi- THE RECORD-UNION. dent might very naturally be expected to agree to it. Anything that England wants appears to meet his approval.'' However, he did not credit the story. SHOUT SESSIONS IN BOTH __.OUB.___. W..-:.'i\,,i..n', Aug. 10.—The House adjourned till to-morrow by a vote of yeas 175, nays LIT. The Committe on Rules was appointed as follows: Crisp, Catchings, (mthwaite, Reed Burrows three Democrats and two Republicans. The Senate, after twenty minutes' ses sion, adjourned till Monday. ___TI ATION '.I.KATLV SIMPLIFIED. W .shim. i..N, Aug. 10.—This evening a proposition was formulated by the Anti-Silver Committee, which, it is be lieved, will be acceptable to the Free Coinage Committee, and that ata unit ing to-morrow morning the conference will request the Committeeon Rules to report an order to the House covering he arrangement. It is that the Hoi;-' r - ceed to the discussion of the bill pi.vid iug forthe repeal ofthe purchasing clause of the Sherman law, that an opportunity be given to oiler an amendment provid ing for free coinage of silver at a ratio to bo agreed upon by silver men, if it is possible. If not, then a vote shall be taken upon the different ratios proposed. If free coinage, at any ratio.be rejected, an amendment may bo offered simitar to the Bland bill of 1878, limiting the pur-, chase nl bullion and the amount of coin- ] age. This lading, a vote will bo taken upon the bill as introduced,or uncondi tional repeal. The situation was groatly simplified to night by the action of s conference held at the residence of Secretary Carlisle, at which anti-silv. rites were present. A general discussion oftho proposition sub mitted by the anti-silver committee was had, and it was agreed to take the affirm ative on every proposition. The confer ence lasted nearly two hours, and at its j conclusion tho-e in attendance congrat- ' v la ted themselves that the action taken j was the bost under the circumstances. M'CREARY'S WAV ur SETTLING IT. Washington, Aug. 10. —Representative McCreary of Kentucky, a member of tho Brussels Monetary Conference, to-night said: "1 am in favor of legislation repeal ing the purchasing cause of tho Sherman Act and recognizing silver by authoriz ing the Secretary of the Treasury, with the approval of the I'resident, to coin each month into standard silver dollars 2,000,000 ounces of silver bullion now in the treasury. Thero is abont 9120,000,000 in silver bullion now in the treasury. I am also iv favor of a monetary commis sion, to be composed of persons who have studied the monetary question closely and thoroughly, to take evidence and in vestigate tho subject fully and report." COMMITTEE ON RILES. SpeaUor Crisp's Appointments Create Considerable Suit-rise. Washington, Aug. 10.—Tho announce ment b3 r Speaker Crisp of the Committee on Rules to-day created considerable sur prise. Not a singlo intimation had been made of the intention oi' Crisp to sup plant McMillan with Outhwaitc, and when the change was comprehended there was a general inquiry, "What does it mean?" Many were tbe theories pro pounded, and no one was more surprised than McMillan himself when he learned of the fact. To a reporter for the Asso ciated Dress McMillan said ho did not care to discuss the matter. There was no friction between them, he said. A friend of Speaker Crisp said the reason for the chango lay in tho suggestion that thero should be a Northern Democrat on the committeo. TIIE CURRENCY FAMINE. Ex-Secretary Tracy Tells How lt Might be Overcome. Nkw York, Aug. lv.—General Benja min I-'. Tracy, ox-Secretary of the Navy, to-day talked ofa currency famine, and he said: "The Administration has ample power to relieve the currency famine in forty-eight hours, by exercising the au thority with which it is clothed by the statute. It may be done in either of two ways. There are more than three hun dred millions oi standard silver dollars in tho Treasury Department at Washington. The Secretaiy of the Treasury has power to deposit such portion of this $300,000,000 as bo may cln.se in national banks which have been designated as national deposit ories, and being tbere deposited they would at onco enter into circulation. The third section ofthe Act known as the Sher man Act provides that he shall coin of tho silver bullion purchased under the pro visions of this Act as mint as ma 3" be try to provide for the redemption of Treasury.notes herein provided for, and any gain or seignorage arising from said cmago shnll be accounted for and paid into the Treasury. There is in the Treas ury about 1 ounces of silver bul lion for which Treasury notes have heen issued, and no standard silver dollars have beeu coined with which to redeem them. The Secretary of the Treasury is thereforo at liberty to direct that these ■.uin.es bo coined into standard si i.'i- dollars. The profits of seignorage wiiich would accrue to the I'nited States would at once avail for use by the Treas ury that n ould give the Treasury a profit of upwards of 590,000,000. CU.___U__.C_ 9CABCH IX NKW ViH'.K, New York, Aug. 10.—Tho scarcity of currency was very great, again to-day, ami money brokers' offices were thronged with customers who were selling their hoards at a big premium. The money brokers wore getting 4} per cent, for cur rency to-day. They were contracting to deliver gold at 2_ per cent, and f. reign exchange was proportionately strong in [trance. The time for delivering National bank notes after the receipt of r.t.mr for them has been reduced irom twenty to fourteen days, an 1 orders ning in at the rate of $10,000,000 a .;.'..-. Ibe - ■■■"- Treasury at Sin Fraucisco has been ordered to send $8,000.00 > iv gold to the Sub-Treasury at New York. E .II ild . i..m:.\.i back. N . Aug. 10.—The steamship ... . M,,7..!_, of gold. The Illi ank of Chicago "."..oixi to besiiiopod from Lon -96 has been secured by ; other i Ihicsgo parties, .ship i' i'l/aba, from Havana, brought ti-bvuM in Spanish gold. The President Coing to Ruzzard's Hay. Washington, Aug. 18.—Th* President will leave to-morrow afternoon for Baa* Bay, to stay probably till tba flrst . September. ___. Cholern Case- nt Now i'ork. New York, Aug. UK—Two new cases ! of cholera were discovered on board i quarantine vessels in the harbor. There! was one death from well-defined cholera • on Swinburne Islaud las: uight. SACKAMENTO, FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 11, 1893. THE WORLD'S FAIR. Formal Dedication ofthe Louisiana State Building. GROUNDS ILLUMINATED IN HONOR OF VISITING BICYCLISTS. An Official Statement Issued by the Sanitary Council of Austria De clares tho Condition of tho Couutry to bo Very Precarious With Regard to Cholera—Railway Workmen on the Gallcian Frontier Dying Off* in Large Numbers. Special to thp RkoOBD-Uniow. Chicago, Aug. 10.—The weather was appropriately hot for the dedication of the Louisiana State building at the World's Fair to-day. The ollicers ofthe state, accompanied by several companii a | of State militia, beaded by the lowa .stato Band, formed in procession and marched to the building*, where the exercises were held. Governor Foster was t..0 ill to de liver the address accepting the building, and it was read by one of his aids. The World's Fair authorities are abol ishing expensive features of Uie adminis tration wherever possible, r. was learned to-day that .Major Mainly of the Depart ment of Publicity lias resigned, and it , has been practically decided to abolish i the Foreign Allairs Department Commissioner St. Clair of Virginia hail j trouble with a gateman again to-day. He did not thrash the fellow, however. He presented his card at the workmen's gate, aud was refused admittance. He then went to the pass gate, whero he was ad mitted. According to the report of thc-com mittee to make an approximate estimate ofthe amouut necessary for the continued meeting of the Loard of Lady Managers to tho end of tho fair, it would east $5,000 more than tho amount necessary if the board adjourned at oneo and held sessions in i Ictober. When, tho report came up for adoption it was opposed by soveral, who claimed it meant a sine die adjourn ment, and filibustering began. Finally, the report was tabled by a voto of ■'._ An adjournment was then taken till to morrow. Secretary Dickinson of tho Xational Commission denies that the commission is silting without a quorum. He has re ceived no intimation from Carlisle that the sessions must be discontinued. The fair grounds were illuminated to night and the buildings thrown open to the public in honor of thousands of bicyclists who attended tho fair to-night. A largo number rode about the grounds with decorated wheels, and the riders in many Instances wearing grotesque uni forms. The attendance to-day was 1 of which lhj,li>2 wero paid. CHOLERA IN EUROPE. New Cases Constantly Occurring in Districts Around Naples. Naples, Ang. 10.—Three deaths Irom cholera wore reported in this city in the last twenty-four hours. Cases of cholera are constantly occurring in districts around Naples. AT lI_.AHII.nV AM. SOOLINA. Bucharest, Aug. io.—ln thotwenty four hours ending at noon to-day thirty six new cases of cholera and four deaths wore reported In Brahilov, and sixty-one new cases and ton deaths in Soolina, NO OASES I.N 1.1-_l_l.l_v. Berlin, Aug. 10.—The Imperial Loard of Health denies the leport that a case of cholera has occurred within a few days ago iv this city. CHOLERA IN ArSTl'.l... Vienwa, Aug. lo.—Au ollicial Btatn* ment issued by tho Sanitary Council of Austria declares that the condition of the country with regard to cholera is very precarious—very much more serious than it was in 189__. Cholera has broken out among Havvies, mostly I'aliaus and C'rotians. building araiiwayat Marmaros, on the ' fralkiian frontier. Thirty-six have already died. Seven cases of cholera and two deaths have occurred at C/eruamod. LAWYERS DO RATTLE. Several Riows Passed and Ono of Tbem Stabbed. Lynchburg (Va.,, Aug. 10.—Newa reaches here of a fight between General .lames A. Walker and J. C. Wyser, oppo nents in the suit of Hugh Scott against the Norfolk and Western Kailroad lor _i,|.">. At Puiaski City yesterday tho jury rendered a verdict of $7,000. Tho trouble began when Walker, counsel for the railroad, claimed that Wyser appealed to the passion and prejudice of the jury. The lie and several blows passed, when Walker stabbed Wyser in the shoulder and cut his cheek badly. Wyser secured a guv and tried to lind Walker in a hotel toshoot him. Both wore arrested and placed under 15,000 bonds. Wyser was not seriously hurt. He was a Presiden tial Elector in the last election, and is a young man. Walker is ex-Lieuteuant- Govern.r. A LYNcniV:; IN TI.NNESSEE. Soldiers String lp tho Murderer of n Private. Kn'Xvu.i.i; Term. . Aug, lo.—Meagre information from Coal Creek is to the ci-eet that a miner named Drummond was lynched at that place to-day by sol diers. He had been held under arrest charged with being the leader of the mob which assassinated I'rivate I.augherty on .Monday night lmttnmond was hanged toa trestle. A man named Kikins, sus pe te.l of complicity in the murder of I.aughorty. will probably be lyn.-hed. Allairs are assuming a serious shape in the mining regions, and more trouble is expei ted. To-day 1000 miners went out on a strike, ami work is at a standstill in all mines except those ofthe Knox ville iron Company, which work convicts. The cause ofthe strike is a reduction of 20 per cent, on coal digg.n ;. CII-.'.ROUE X ELECTIONS. Complete Revolution in the Politics of tho Nation. Ta!!l..-...!-ah I. T. . Ang. in.—Election returns from nine districts in the Chero kee Nation show a complete revolution I in Cherokee politics. The Downing par ty, which ha* been in power for six j years, met with disaster and defeat, and I the Nationals swept the Nation, carrying I eight of the nine districts, electing six- i teen Senators out of eighteen and thirty six members out of forty-nine of the lower house. The cause of the defeat of the Downing party was the belief on the part of tho people that the Downing ad ministration was responsible for not sell ing six millions of Cherokeo bonds re ceived for the sale of the Cherokee strip. Cordajjo Interests Combining;. Nrw York, Aug. 10.—The cordage in terests of the country outside of the National Company, Fitler of Philadel phia and Tubbs of San Francisco, have formed a temporary organization, with John Good as President. This interest has been in session at the ollico of tho CiooU Company for the past two days. The meeting has now adjourned, subject to the call of Presidont Good. The in tention is to form a permanent organiza tion as soon as tho company who were invited to attend and who failed to do so can be heard from. Members or a Labor Exchange Fined. Paris, Aug. 10.— Seventy of the lead ing members of the Labor Exchange, which was closed during tho recent troubles in Paris, were lined fifty francs each and costs for refusing to comply with tho law for the regulation of trade t syndicates. The court ordered a dissolution of .all j syndicates concerned iv the violations of ! tho law, including the Executive Com mittee ofthe Labor Exchange. Salt, Warehouse* l.urnoil. Milwaukee (Wis.), Aug. JO.—A tiro this afternoon destroyed the largo salt warehouses of L. .1. Peltit in Menominee Yalloy and damaged the largo plants of the Lumbermen's Planing Mill Com pany, 11. .1. llilty I.uml.er Company and Northwestern Sleigh Company, causing a total damage of about $100,009. Mackay Passes a Comfortable Day. Nrw ToB-C,Aug. h).—lohn W. Mackay passed a comfortable duy. Though weak, and whilo suffering from tho effects of the surgical operation performed on Tuesday, he is out of dangor, and will re cover unless some unexpected combina tion arises and brings on a relapse. Quarantine A__m____st Pensacola. Birmingham (Ala.), Aug. 10.—Birm ingham has declared a quarantine against Pensacola, Florida. A special train passed through here this morniiig filled with refugees. They were not til lowed to get off, tho doors being locked and guards wero on all tho platforms. They went north from here. Third Lynched for the Same Crime. Wav Cboss (Ga.), Aug. 10.—.luck Chambers (colored) was taken from the officers hist night and lynched near this place, lie confessed to having taken part in outraging Mrs. George Warren. Chambers is tho third negro who has been lynclied for that crime. 1-etUjj.oos From Yellow Fever. Cullman (Ala.i, Aug. in.—four pass enger coaches lillotl with refugees from the yellow fever scare at, Pensacola Fla., passed through hero to-day bound north. Cullman's rigid quarantine prevented any stou here. Destructive Storm. London, Aug. 10.—There woro terrible thunderstorms throughout Great Britain last night, and immense damage was done in the country districts. Cattle were killod and numbers of buildings damaged by lightning. A Rank Closes Its Doors. Webster City. Aug. lo.—The Hamil ton County State P.ank, ono of the oldest and bost banks in this section closed its doors to-day. Liabilities §1:12,000, assets $250,000. EVENTS ON THE TURF. SEVENTEEN HEATS TROTTED AM) PACED AT BUFFALO. Flying Jib Defeated ln tbe Free-for- All Paeo After Landing Two Heats. Special to the Reoord-Unio-T. Buffalo, Aug. 10.—Seventeen heats were trotted and paced this afternoon, furnishing the best racing of the nine days, and successfully bringing to a closo the most notable grand circuit meeting ever held in this city. flying .lib, with Oners up, was con sidered a good thing for tho consolation free-for-all pace, but tho erratic gelding began his monkeyabinea after winning two heats. Major Wonder camo on and g..t two heats and also added the neces sary third one to the other two. The Village Farm's -Nightingale was booked to win tho consolation froc-for-all trot, and linaily did, but it took seven heats. Alvin lod the procession for two heats in the 2:12 trot, bat speedy Harrietta showed her heels to the others ln tho next threo heats. Free-for-all consolation pacing, purse of (2,500, Major Wonder wou. Flying Jib second. Blue Sign third. Best time, Free-for-all trot, consolation purse of $7,000: Nightingale won Black second, Alix third. Best time, 2:12. In the 2:12 trot, Harrietta wou, Alvin second, Lees Pilot third. Best Ume 2:11. at VA-____s.ro. Vai.i.ij.., Aug. 10. —There was a large attendance at the track to-day. Three-year district trot, "heats, Altis simo won, Phantom second, Bay Hum third. Best time, 2:36. Special race. W. Wood won, Plunkett second. Best time, 2:1:;,. AT MON HI •! "1 11 1'.U1!.. Monmouth Pake, Aug. in.—There was a fast track. Six furlongs, St. Leonards won, Gold Dollar second, Minnehaha third. Time, 1:15. Six furlongs, May Win won, Kildeer second, Topgallant third. Time, 1:11. Mile and a half. Miss Maud won, Faith mi second, Afternoon third. Time, 2:40). Handicap, mile and a half, Tho Pepper won. Mars second, Banquet third. Time, 2:-T,. Five and a half furlongs, Kazan won, Himyar second, Yenusburg third. Time, !:•' . Mile and a sixteenth, Annie Bishop wou, Ixion second, Gallatin third. Time, 2:01 J. B-tCnra Ii I'.sks BKDCTOKD. Xew YOBK, Aug. 10.—The Eastern Facing Association is determined to re duce the valueof theirover-weigbtp.irs. s from ILOOO to |60Q. This will have a tre mendous effect on thoroughbred interests all ovor the United States. BRITISH BARK WRECKED. She Foundered at Sea Six Miles Out From Newcastle. X. S. \Y. ALL OF THE CREW RESCUED EXCEPT THE SHIPS CARPENTER A Tug Sunk in tho San Joaquin Rivor —A Night "Watchman at Murysvillo Shot by a Man Supposed to bo Ex- Convlct Fredericks — Two Lives Lost by the Rurnlng of a Hotol at Northport, Washington. Special to the RECORD-UNION. Port Townsend :Wash.\ Aug 10.— The British bark George Thompson, which arrived to-day from Newcastle, X. S. VX'., brings particulars oftho wreck of the British bark Girvan of Ayre, Soot laud. The Cirvan foundered at sea on Juno 12th, in latitude 33°, 30' south, and longi tude 157 , 7 west. She was six days out from Newcastle, bound from Newcastle to San Francisco, coal laden. All of the i crew was saved except one man, the car penter, who was washed overboard while attempting to clear away the rig ging after the masts weae carried away. The fourth day out tho Girvan en countered a strong easterly gale, and the vessel began to labor hard. Early on the morning ol June llth, the main and miz zen masts were carried away, and heavy seas filled tho aftor cabin aud forecastle. The crew, with tho exception of the carpenter, barely saved themselves by clinging to the rigging. At noon tho ves sel was on beam ends and the hold half full of water. Whon the Thompson hove in sight, on account of the rough sea. it was impossible to launch the life-boat uutil the next day, whon tho crew was taken oil' by line. On the last trip to the derelict the life-boat was smashed and tho volunteer crew narrowly escaped drown ing. That night the vessel foundered. The Thompson landed tho crew of twenty-two at Norfolk Islands. The Girvan was valued at 870,000, and the cargo at $10,000. rua sank in the san toaquin river. Stockton (Cal.), Aug. lo.—The tug Til.ien'of San Francisco, towing a dredger sent up tho river by Captain Hackett of Oakland, was sunk last night at a point in the San Joaquin Kiver about five miles below Stockton. It is believed that tho tug will be raised without much trouble, as the dredger was run alongside and pumps set to work to get the water out. The tug ran on an embankment made by dredging, and when tho tide ran out she rolled over and idled so sho could not be Boated withont assistance. The dredger was sent up the river to cut otl tho troublesome bend known as the Dutchman's Reach, Captain Hackett having secured a contract to do the work. Two tugs, the Alice and the Tilden, towed the dredger from Oakland, and when a depth of nino feet was found in tho river the Alice had to run back. The I'jldcn pulled ou, and lirst tho dredger got on the embankment, but was gotten into deep water without much trouble. Then the tug stuck. The dredger is near tho place where the cut will be mado, and will go to work this week. Tho change in the river chan nel will savo much trouble for steamboat mon. A WATCHMAN SHOT. The Shooter Answers the Description of Ex-Convict Fredericks. __fA__.YSVi____.___, Aug. 10.—There was con siderable oxcitement this morning when it was ascertained that Sam Harrington, ihe watchman for the Sperry Flour Mill. had beon shot at the -MarysviUe railroad depot by a man supposed to bo Fredericks, who shot Sheriff Paseoe of Nevada county. About 1:40 this morning Barring ton was on his beat when his dog discov ered a man lying under the telegraph poles near the water-tank streot depot. He was lying on his back with his hat over his face. Harrington woke him up to toll him to go into a box car and sleep, as his dog would annoy him. He said he guessed he would get on his feet aud started off, when Harrington noticed a small bundle rolled up iv oil cloth in his hand, ami asked him what ho bad. Tho stranger replied that ho was a bar ber by trado and that his tools were rolled up. Harrington felt the parcel and then remarked that what he had was not bar bers'tools. Tho stranger moved away a few yards, lired at Harrington and ran away. The ball entered on the outside of tiie left arm. threo inches above the wrist joint, and came out inside the arm, two inches about the wrist joint, shattering the large bono of the arm. Harrington lired three shots after the man, who made his escape. His description of the man corresponds exactly with that of Fred ericks. Sherifl Inlow and Marshal Maben have offered a reward of fSO for tho arrest of tbe man. PREA. HER REAMS. Lnst Scon Making Ills Way to the San .Innn Islands. Port Townsend (Wash.), Aug. 10.—M. M. Murphy, formerly Private Secretary to Governor Sempla of Washington, who resides at Victoria, says that Key. A. R. Reams, who was recently arrested at Victoria on a charge of abducting Lacy Pucker of Merced, Cal., rodo with bim in a buggy from Victoria toSamisch. At tho latter place Reams purchased a large supply of cooked provisions and em ployed Indians to take him across the straits to San Juan Island. Reams changed his personal appearance as much _i^ I .^sible, and exhibited considerable mouey. After reaching the American side, among the lower sound islands, it is a very easy matter to work his way out of the country. KILLED HY A HI(. UniNDER. A Chinaman Murdered on tho Stcoets of Santa Monica. I.oa An.;i.i.i.s, Aug. b>.—A special from Sauta Monica to the _Ect_pre___ states that Wong Ah Yen shot and killed (^uon Yak iu front of Sam Lee's laundry at Santa Monica, on Fourth street, between Futaw avenue and Railroad street. Wong Ah Yen is a highbinder and belongs to the Charley Ah Hun faction. Luring the murder trial of Won Ah Woom, Ah Yen was a witness for the prosecution. It was stated at the time of the trial that much difficulty, ifnot bloodshed, would result i from the testimony of the Chinaman, j This is supposed to be the lirst result of the matter. Irrigation in San Diego County. San Dieoo. August 10. — Tbe new Directors of the MU Tecarte Land and Water Company met here and elected T. K. Pope of San Francisco President and George 11. Matiield Vice-President. The company is getting in shape to construct a great irrigation system in the southern part of this county. Eatal Uotol Fire lv Washington. Si ..K.v.NE, Aug. 10.—Two lives were lost at Northport, *U ashington, last night, by the burning ofthe Commercial Hotel. George Shields, a bartender, was so badly burned that he died in a few min utes, and Frank Ingle suffered injuries which caused his death a lew hours later. Others were severely burned. Fresno's Masonic* Temple. Fresno, Aug. 10.—.1. G. James, owner of the Masonic Temple, which was wrecked by Sunday morning's lire, is having the debris removed preparatory to rebuilding at once. Plans for the new structure will bo considered to-night. Fnneral of Senator Jones' Mother. Santa Monica, Aug. lo.—The funeral of Mrs. Mary A. Jones, mother of Sena tor John P. Jones and S. L. Jones, will take place to-morrow from tho family residence of tho Senator in this place at 10 a. it. Marshal Br elteubueh Discharged. Santa Rosa, Aug. 10.—Marshal Brcit enbach was examined this afternoon on a chargo of embezzlement and discharged by Justice Brown. Grand Army Encampment Closed. Santa I'.aui'.aha, Aug. 10.—The South ern California encampment of the Grand Army, held here, closed this evening. WHEELMEN'S MEET. Ono World's Record Lowered at Chicago. Chicago, Aug. 10.—(me world's record was broken at tho League of American Wheelmen's tournament to-day. The mile competition tandem record was low ered from 2:20 to 2:20 2-5 by A. D. Crooks and M. Dirmbergor of Builalo, who de feated F. Waller and L. I>. Munger of Chicago. Zimmerman had no troublo in winning two races in which he was en tered. Mile opon, Zimmerman won tho first heat in 27,2 3-5, H. C. Tyler the second in 2:53 3-5. Half-mile, National championship, H. C Tyler won in 1:12 2-5. One mile open, run twice, H. C. Tyler of Springfield won in 2:38 3-5. Two mile nation championship, G. L. Cary of Boston wou in 5:07. Quarter of a mile open, A. A. Zimmer man of New York won in 0:31 1-5. Two mile handicap, lirst heat, 11. R. .Steonson of Xew York, 200 yards, won in 1:43; second heat, A. X. French of Cleve land, 200 yards, won in 4:35 3-5; third beat, J. P. Clark ol* Boston, Ki.s yards, won in 4:38; fourth heat, E. L. Blanvelt of Elizabeth, N. J.. 180 yards, won in 4:48 2-5; linal heat, W. L. Swcudeman of Heh na. bio yards, won in 4:35 1-5. Oue mile, national championship, Zim merman of Xew York won in 2:20. Half a mile, 1:2:1 class, J. p. Clark of Boston won in 1:112-5. WORLD'S COLCMHIAN REGATTA. A liig Crowd Witnesses the Races at Detroit* Dktiu>it, Aug. 10.—Tho blistering rays of the sun heated everything except tho water this afternoon when the closing races of the World's Columbian Regatta were rowed. The courso was smooth as glass. A big crowd was preseul. Sum maries: Senior singles, John J. Byan of the Sunnysides of Toronto won in 10:211. Junior singles, W. E. I. Paine of tho Argonauts of Toronto won in 10:351. Double sculls, the Stars of Buffalo won In 9:442. Junior fours, lthe Wyaudottes won in 9.23 J. Senior pairs, the Dotroits won in 10:05. Senior eights, tho Atlantas of New York rowed over tho course in 7:55 1-5. International fours, the Xew York Athletic Club won in s : u7. __» . 'AME IN EAST. Tho Xavahoe Again Defeated by Brit ish Yachts. London, Aug. 10.—Tho raeo for tho Rydetown cup, under the auspices of tho Koyal Victoria Yacht Club, took place to-.lay. The courso was forty miles, sailed ovor twice. The contestants got off in the following order: Satanita, Xava hoe, Britannia, Calluna. The weather was beautiful, and tho wind light from the west. Tho Britannia, third to get away, soon passed the Satan ita and Xavahoe. Meantime the Nava hoe passed the Satanita, and when tho Critannia went to the front, the Ameri can yacht was a good second. The fust round of the finished time is given below: Britannia, \2s33SSI; Satan ita, 123&55; Calluna, 1238:59, Navaboe, 1 -:.-:.*>(_.. The Britannia finished first, Satanita secoud, Calluna third and Navhoo fourth. SILYI.It SHOUT IN ITALY. Lira Notes. Postage Stamps and Tokens Used to Bemedy tho Evil. Home, Aug. 10.—The great want of small silver in Italy, owing to a riso in the rate of exchange, the continual illegal exportation of silver to France and Switzerland, has induced a linn in Milan to coin tokens, which are generally ac- ! cepted. Other merchants use lira notes and postage stamps to remedy the evil. The Minister of Finance has ordered the issue of bronzo coins to the amount of (2,000,000, and 1-lira notes to the amount . This appears to bo the only remedy, as the Latin Union Convention does not allow the issue of such an amount of small silver. — «. __ Village* -w«-j)t Away. Vienna, Aug. 10.—The waterspout of Saturday committed terrible ravages in Styria. The town of Goestins was nearly ruined and hundreds narrowly escaped with their lives. Nineteen villages were inundated and the whole country was devastated. Many ewes and lambs per ished and crops were ruined. At least nine persons were drowned. -—i -«^ _ Union Pacific Employes' Time Cut. Omaha, Auk. 10.— The Union Pacific has issued an order cutting down the time of shopmen along the system an other hour per day, making the time thirty-five hours per week, seven hours a day and no work Saturday. WHOLE NO. 16,1 (J.>. SILVER ADVOCATES WON. Lawrence T. Neal Nominated for Governor on the First Ballot. REPUBLICANS RESPONSIBLE POR THE PRESENT DEPRESSION. Tbe Platform Approves the Cnrrency aud Tariff Planks of the Platform of the National Convention Held nC Chicago, and Expresses Confidence That tho Present Congress WIU Dovlso Laws for the Relief of tho Peoplo as Outlined by Presidont Cleveland. Special to the Kf.cori.-Union. Cincinnati. Aug. 10.—The free silver men scored first blood to-day in the Gubernatorial tight in < Uiio. The Demo cratic Stato Convention to nominate a State ticket assembled in Music Hall at (» o'clock this morning. The hall was elaborately decorated.' At tho opening there was practically no change in the situation. It was Laurence T. Neal, aa out-and-out silverito, against the lield, with Baker next in strength. The outcome was entirely problemati cal, though the determination of the Platform Committee to give freo silver a cold shoulder was something of a blow to tho Ncal mon, but they claimed they would be able to nominate him on tha second ballot at tho furthest. The Baker men said they could not lose and tho Taylor men made a lika claim. lt was 9:30 beforo the delegates were iis their seats. Then, alter prayer. Chairman Crites of the State Central Committeo, delivered a brief address, in which he took a crack at "Shermanism, McKinleyism and Repub licanism" as responsible for the financial ills of the country, and named Hon. < ' H. Bargar as temporary Chairman. Bargar, in his speech, said: "Cleve land left his Republican successor a sur plus of plOO,OOO,1n0 in tbe Treasury, with annual revenues of $95,000,000 in excess of the expenditures, with gold and sil ver purchasod and coined and not stored away as useless metal; freo gold abovo the* reserve of (93,000,000 and a gold Stream from Kurope turuod toward our shores, tho net gain during Cleveland's administration being nearly $55,000,000. Four years of Republican control lelt tho country confronted with the ques tion, What shall we do with tho deficiency? as a result of reckless ex travagance, yet the Republicans, who were responsible for this condition ..f allairs. hopoil to prolit by it politically through the distress of the masses. "In other words, they hoped the peo ple would censure tho assignee of an im provident, re.'l.iess spendthrift and re ward the spendthrift that caused tho troublo with which the assignee mnst deal." Hcthen took up the silver ques tion, declaring tho Constitution of tho I'nited States never intonded tho Gov ernment should purchase and store either gold or silver, but that it should lix tho weight of coins. Congress might, how ever, limit tho coinage, but coinago should be free up to its limitation. Tho currency should be based on coin, but the ratio should not be controlled by the ideas ofthe Governments of Kurope, nor bo dominated by those of a singlo city in this country whoso interests turn toward Kurope. He declared tho party was still in favor of tariil' reform tind de nied that the bank failures were the re sult of the fears of the peoplo that this re form would interfere with tho industries of the country. The temporary organization was then made permanent. Tin: I'l.AifiiitM. Tho pi atform was then read. It ap provesthe platform of the .National Con vention at C hicago, especially the tariff and currency planks: congratulates the country on the prospect of the measures of relief as outlined by tho President's Message: expresses conlidenco that a Democratic Congress will devise wiso laws to that end, and continues as fol lows: "The financial situation is an unfortu nate legacy of Republican administra tion. It is the natural result erf the Mc- Kinley tariff and the Sherman silver law, the extravagance oftho party lately in power and tho creation and fostering of trusts and corrupt combinations by that party, all combining to shape credit, creato distrust in tho money of the coun try and paralyze its business. We rec ommend that Xational banks bo.per mitted to issue currency to an amouut cental to the par valuo of United states bonds deposited with tho Troasurerof tho United States, to the end that tho volume of the currency be immediately in creased." The platform then declares that tho in terest of every true soldier and pensioner demands that the pension roll bomadeand preserved a roll of honor; declares in fa vor of a just and liberal recognition of the claims of veterans, and favors grant ing them all that patriotism could ask and National gratitude demand; but that the granting at pensions on fraudulent claims for partisan purposes, in contra vention of law, as practiced under the last administration, needs investigation and correction, the party pledging itself that the rightful claim of no Union sol dier to a pension shall be denied nor the allowance of any worthy pensioner dis turbed. The platform closes by saying tho coun try has au abiding faith in the integrity, patriotism and exalted courage of Presi dent Cleveland. "True to the people, watchful of their interests, he will enforco honest and economical methods in tho . conduct of public affairs and secure to every section the blessings of good gov ernment." The platfoim was adopted with a whoop. Tit i. XT MCIINA I KD. Then Neal, Taylor, Clark, _________ and Baker wero put in nomination for Gov ernor, and Neal was chosen on lirst ballot, a decided triumph for the free sil ver men. The ballot stood: Neai, 4871; Taylor, :.:_. Baker, 1®; Clark,63; Let/., .7. Colonel \V. A. Taylor of Columbus was nominated ior Lieutenant-Governor by acclamation.