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VOL. XX.. NO. 19.
Wt will pay the above turn to the perron
ting ut information which will lead to the
rat and conviction of the party or partiei
ko are maliciously removing and destroying
tr advertisements on fences, buildingt, etc.,
\ and about this city.
flackers Queen Hams and Bacon, Comer
West and Columbia Streets.
Won Hardware Co.,
Ate You Looking for
Are you looking for reliable and
honest goods at bottom prices, if so
call on us. We cannot sell you
goods below cost. We cannot afford
it, but we guarantee that we will sell
you straight, honest new goods as
cheap as they can be sold.
Ladies' Lisle Thread Gloves, 10c ;
worth 25c.
Ladies' Lisle Thread Vest, 10c;
worth 25c.
Ladies' Lisle Thread Vest, extra
quality, for 60c; sold elsewhere
tor *l.
Indies'All-Silk Vest, for 50c and 75c.
60c Ladies' Fast Black Hose Reduced
to 25c.
sl-«A Genuine $1.50 Real Kid Glove
for sl.
It will pay you to look at that glove
before making* your purchase.
We carry the best line of muslin
underwear; all Eastern makes.
We have Chemises at 25c and 50c.
ne have Drawers well trimmed at
2oc and 50c.
We have Gowns well trimmed at 75c
and ft.
Which arc usually retailed for twice
as much. Our stock is complete with
»il kinds of novelties in the Fancy
Dry Goods line, and it will be inter
esting and profitable to call on us and
Examine Our Goods
and Prices.
Uloth Wall and Pocket)
Paget Sound Country
Sta. l o*rv usd Prittifi* Co spiny,
1 ro «Bt., Near Cherry.
W. P. BOYD & CO.
H 1 AND \
Fresh from Eastern Manufactories. Very Latest Patterns and Styles
Something New in Seattle and Also Very Cheap.
But the goods are strictly first-class. See range of prices below
and remember they are better values for the
money than ever shown before.
For 83.00, 84.00,85.00,86.00,
810.00,812.50, 815.00,817.50,
820.00, 825.00 per pair, and
they are beauties.
For 87.50, 810.00, 812.50,
815.00, 820.00, 825.00, 835.00
per pair. The Orient pro
duces nothing finer than
these goods.
H. J. Hull Furniture Company.
714 Second St., Boston Block,
Crockery, Glassware, Lamps,
The Largest Bar Supply House on Puget Sound.
Call, examine prices and be convinced.
No other city in the state offers better inducements to investors than
Situated as It Is In Center of the Richest Agricultural District of Washington.
It has 2,600 inhabitants; fine school buildings; excellent electric light system owned by
the city: *50,000 water-work# now under construction; fine streets; beamifu< location:
sawmill*. Factories, brickyards, and unequalled railroad faculties and is the head of naviga
tion on Gray's harbor.
Farming lands at from $lO to f JOO per acre.
City property at from $75 to $3,000 per lot.
It will pay YOU to address or call upon
STARE & DAM, Real Estate Brokers,
Floor and Ves
tibule Tiling.
11(11' V ICO SOl6 HilZlW ! Second St. Cor Marion
Japanese and Chinese Fanev Goods. Just reeeived thirty different pat
terns of Mattinir. thirty-five Curios, silk, and 200,000 Paper Napkins, from
Kobe, J a {van. Very cheap. Come and iuspeet.
llulH Kuflue, Sawmill tad lUUro*d Work, Ajcblwctur*] work • Specialty.
Work* on Batirwrt anih, Gb*rlaa *b4 JioimMi buaeU, Ad»>inin« «*• iirj Doc*. ftwttUb Walk,
Front Street and Occidental Square.
Have Krmoffd to 1,117 Front St.
(John lialt dt Son*, establish*,l in 1858, John street
New Yorfc.
Finest made, per pair, 810.00,
812.50, §15.00,817.50, $20.00,
825.00, 830.00.
812.50,815.00, 817.50,820.00,
825.00 per pair.
SIO.OO and $15.00 per pair.
In Ecru White, per pair,
$1.50, $2.00, $3.00, $4.00,
$5.00, $6.00.
i Contractors For
>■ Composition,
Tin, Slate,
iron and
Gravel Roofing.
Tall, Handsome Blonde Tries
Suicide at Esquimalt
Colfax Said to be Instigating ths
Agricultural College Suit.
Portland's Effort to Shake off Political
Bosses—The Anaoortes Coal Bnnkers
—Dedication of Tacoms Armory—A
G. A. R. Post Levied 08.
VICTORIA, B. C., June 4L— The little
naval village of Esquimalt enjoyed the
first sensation it has experienced in years
this morning. A tall and handsome
blonde, who has been known here as Mrs.
Goff, of San Francisco, is the heroine, and
Lieutenant Brown, of the United States
steamer Pinta, is the hero. The Pinta
sailed from Esquimalt rather earlier in the
morning than had been expected, and a
few minutes after her departure Mrs. Goff
appeared at the naval wharf in a
state bordering on hysterics. She
asked if the cutter had sailed,
and receiving an affirmative reply gave a
sob and threw herself from the pier. Two
boatmen hastened to the rescue but
their assistance was declined, even after
the would-be suicide bad made two trips
to the bottom. As she came up the third
time she caught wildly at a rope and was
drawn ashore, where no time was lost in
restoring her to consciousness. Who she
really is is a matter of dispute.
Her friends volunteer the scant informa
tion that she is the wife of a prominent
San Francisco business man, whom she
deserted several weeks ago to join Lieu
tenant Brown. On the Pinta's arrival
here they met and were inseper
able for the first few days. Then
came a quarrel succeeded by
others. The last of these took place last
night. The lovers parted in anger. She
thought he would return to make up, but
he did not. Then she went to him, but
too late. Her leap to death was the re
sult. What she proposes to do next is not
known. Her husband is on the way to
take her home.
Colfax Said to Be Instigating the Agrl
cultural College Litigation.
Moscow, Idaho, June 4.—[Special.]—A
new development haa been unearthed in
relation to the agricultural college muddle,
wherein the origin of the injunction suit
now pending is brought to light. Five
prominent citizens of Colfax are impli
cated. They are responsible for the fight
being made on Pullman, but hare denied
all along that they had any connection
with the suit. Copies of two dispatches
have just come into possession of a gentle
man who is aiding Pullman. Both were
sent from Colfax May 5, and signed W. W.
Waite, H. 8. Hollingsworth, Harry Corn
wall, C. H. Warner and W. J. Hamilton.
One of them is addressed to Crowley &
Sullivan, attorneys, Tacom* and reads;
"Se* that injunction is pressed immedi
ately. Confer with Reavis. Use wire
freely if necessary." The second is sent
to J. B. Reavis, of Yakima, and gives these
instructions: "Press injunction without
delay. Have retained Crowley & Sullivan
to assist you."
The people of Pullman are indignant, aa
Colfax has pretended to be satisfied with
the results, but now the blame is located.
TACOMA, June 4. —[Special.]—Argument
in the mandamus proceedings against the
location of the state agricultural college
at Pullman was begun today before Judge
Campbell, of the Buperior court. Frank
H. Graves, of Spokane, represented State
Auditor T. M. Reed, who is cited as de
fendant in the action. W. L. Jones, of
North Yakima, the plaintiff, was repre
sented by Representative H. J. Snive'y, of
North Yakima, and Crowley A Sullivan,
of Tacoma. Mr. Graves tiled a motion to
dissolve the temporary restraining order,
alleging that the county was without
jurisdiction, and that if any proceedings
should prevail they should be in the nature
of quo warranto and not by mandamus.
Arguments ou both sides promise to be
exceedingly lengthy.
President Oaltea Expected Next Thurs
day—The Missoula Cut-Off.
TACOMA, June 4.— [Special.]—President
Oakes, of the Northern Paciiic railroad is
expected here about June 12.
Assistant General Superintendent Dick
inson has returned from a trip of inspec
tion to Idaho and Montana. He says the
Northern's new road from Missoula, Mont,
to Wallace, Idaho, a distance of 124 miles'
will be completed this fall.
Northern Paciiic conductors report that
the new type of spotter, known as the
ticket examiner, has been put on the Pacific
division. The ticket examiner turns up
at intervals on a train, and, relieving
the conductor, examines all his business
and averages up the amount of money col
lected and tickets handled. These exam
iners are employes of the auditing depart
ment of the road, and examine into a con
ductor's business in order to Bee how it
averages up with that official's reports.
Superintendent McCabe, of the Pacific
division, who has been confined to his
bed for a week with a severe cold and
throat difficulty, is again at his desk.
Jacob I.iebrandt, of Orillia, Lotea SISO
at the Kent Dime Hnteam,
KENT, June 4.—[Special.]—Jacob Lie
brant, who is employed in the Spring Brook
mill, near Orillia, came to town this fore
noon to take in the races, seethe side show
and have a good time with his family. n e
wandered about the streets until "noon.
The banners of the dime museum caught
his eye and he succumbed to temptation
and went inside. The iron-jawed man was
about to perform his startling feat of lift,
ine a barrel of water and a man with his
teeth. Jacob, who is a pretty husky fel
low, straddled the barrel and was lifted. A
purse containing SIBO, said to be the sav
ings of a life time, was lifted too, and Mr.
Liebrandt does not know who has it now.
Kind friends aided him in g-ttinghoine
The Antcortei Coal Bunkers.
ASACORTES. June 4.— F Special.]— Last
Tut-sday Charles King, of the lirrn of King
«i Dickinson, of Tacoma, K rti rn Pacinc
contractors, arrived on Ei-.stern Ore
gon with a camp outfit. In c< nversation
with the PO*T-LNTELU<SIS • :orrespond
ent Mr. King says tha s route from
Shannon's point to BUTT WS bay, a dis
tance of three miles, wool x be graded and
a track laid, and that w »rk would com
mence at once. Since th a call has been
published in tha Pragrtm asking for 200
, FBIDAY, JUNE 5. 1891
men. Mr. King also stated that a coal
bu. xer and dock would be erected at the
same point for the loading of steamers
with coal received from the Blue Canyon
mine, owned by J. F. Wardner & Co. His
superintendent is now on the ground with
men and tents.
A Three-• tory Brick Hotel-City Water
" °*ks Before August 1.
A»ra>u», June 4.—[Special.]—Samuel
Benn and W. p. Book accepted plans to
day for a three-story brick hotel, which
tney will erect on the northwest corner of
Hand Heron streets. The building wiU
be 75x130 feet, and constructed as nearly
fireproof as possible. The corner will be
occupied by the Aberdeen bank and the
other two business rooms on Heron street
have already been allotted. The building
is to be ready for occupancy on or before
January 1,1392. it i s expected to cost $50,000
and will certainly be an ornament to the
Tne contracts have just been signed be
tween the city and Cummings & Cook for
if- c ® n#tnicti on of the city water-works,
which, according to the agreement, must
be completed before August I, 1891. This
gives the contractors but two months to
do a large amount of work.
An event among local Odd Fellows this
week waa the presentation of a magnificent
official regalia to J. H. Graham. The re
cipient has become so identified with Odd
Fellowship on the harbor and devoted so
much time and labor to the welfare of the
order, that it was a fitting acknowledg
ment of the members' appreciation to do
something more than load him with
offices, so the regalia was bought by con
tributions of members of the Rebekah de
pee, subordinate lodge and encampment,
in all of which Mr. Graham has "gradu
ated" from the lowest office up. The re
galia bears the insignia of "past offices"
and is said to be the finest in the state.
The ladies of the Rebekah lodge provided
a banquet to do honor to the presentation.
Portland Municipal Politics.
PORTLAND, June 4. [Special.] At a
meeting of the Tammany Society, held
this morning, a resolution was passed that
the city Democratic committee should
make no nominations for the coming elec
tions until it is seen what the citizens'
committee will do in the way of giving the
party representation on a fusion ticket. It
is known for a certainty that no one can
be elected on a straight Democratic ticket,
and the only way the party can get repre
sentation is to join hands with the consoli
dation movemenL The Republicans are
of the opinion that the move to put up a
straight Democratic ticket is inspired by
Jim Lotan for the purpose of weakening
the consolidationists and reinstating his
clique on a straight Republican ticket.
Interstate Commission Leaves Portland.
POHT&AKD, June 4.—lnterstate Commerce
Commissioners Morrison, Bragg, Knapp
and Veazey opened a court of inquiry here
today. The meeting was a continuation
of the one held at Spokane. The railroad
companies claim that owing to water com
petition they are compelled to make a
lower rate for Portland and Puget sound
than for Spokaue. Several wholesale
merchants were examined. The burden
of testimony was that freight by water ia
increasing, and that it will still further in
crease if the railroad rates are raised any
higher. The investigation was concluded
this evening, and Commissioner Morrison
left for the Esst, and Commissioners Bragg,
Knapp and Veazey left for San Francisco.
A G. A. R. Post Levied On.
TACOMA, June 4.—[Special.]—To satisfy
an execution for $76, secured by Piercy <ft
Co., piano dealers, the paraphernalia of
Sheridan post, G. A. R., has been seized.
The post rented a piano and failed to pay
for tlie same. A meeting of the post was
in progress when a constable appeared and
demanded possession of all within sight.
A resolution was offered, which, if exe
cuted, would have sent the officer head
long down stairs. Wrapping the post tiag
about his body, one of the emotional com
rades declared: "Touch this dear old dag
at your peril." Then the constable ex
plained his mission, and was given nominal
possession until the post can liquidate or be
sold out.
The Tseoma Armory Dedicated.
TACOMA, June 4. [Special.]—The
Tacoma Armory, N. G. W., waa
enthusiatically dedicated tonight, a
larga crowd being in attendance.
Companies G and C of Tacoma
and B, D and E. of Seattle, took part. The
address of welcome was made by General
Sprague, of Tacoma, and an oration by
Colonel J. C. Haines, of Seattle. Dancing
and a banquet constituted the proceedings
after the exercises. Governor Ferry did
not attend.
A Tacoma Man Gets SIO.OOO Damages.
POETI. A NO, June 4.— The case of John B.
Raub, of Tacoma. Wash., vs. Southern Pa
cific Company, which has been on trial in
the United States circuit court for the past
eight days, was ended this morning by the
jury bringing in a verdict for the plaintiff
for the sum of SIO,OOO, for injuries received
in the Lake Labish wreck of November 12,
1890. Raub sued to recover $75,000. The
Southern Pacific Company has given no
tice of a motion for a new trial.
The Parthia'a Last Trip to Japan.
VANCOUVER, B. C., June 4.—The steam
ship Parthia sailed yesterday afternoon
for Japan and China with seventy-two
passengers. She carried 1,400 tons of cargo,
composed of cotton, flour, lumber, coal
and forty-four bags of mail, Iwenty-one
being through English mails. This is the
last voyage of vessels owned by the Union
line, the Canadian Pacific Company's new
steamships henceforth taking their places.
General Alger En Route to Seattle.
ST. PAUL. June 4.—General R. A. Aleer,
with his family, and accompanied by Mrs.
L. S. J. Hunt and son, passed through this
city today en route for the Pacific coast.
The party were in General Alger's private
car. General Alger stated to a reporter
that his trip was not for business, but for
rest and recreation.
Another Municipal Scandal in Tacoma.
TACOMA. June 4.—[Special.]—W. B.
Collins, a livery-stable proprietor, is out
with a statement accusing Superintendent
of Streets Colin of attempting to influence
him to put np the price on & team of horses
to be sold the city, in order that he (Colin)
might realize SSO.
Michael Murphy's Good Luck.
TACOMA, June 4. [Special.]—Michael
Murphy, who has been in Tacoma since
1873, and who now estimates his real estate
and business to be worth $250,000, is about
to visit his birthplace in Ireland. He had
but a couple of hundred dollars when he
arrived here.
A Timber Slasher's Leg Broken.
KILSO, June 4. [Special.] Charles
Snow, while at work slashing timber near
Stella last Monday, had his leg broken at
the ankle and knee and his hip dislocated
by a felling tree. He was taken to Port
land for treatment.
Waltham, Elfin, Howard and fine Bwias
wateha* at a discount at Hansen's, 706 Front
Sir Charles Tapper Describes
Interviews With Blaine.
Negotiations Postponed Till October
Owing to President's Tour.
Tapper Boasts of Large Number of
Canadians in the Union Army, and
Blaine Polnta to tho Bounty Induce
ment—Sir John Macdonald Still Lives.
OTTAWA, June 4. —The first installment
of papers dealing with the Washing
ton City reciprocity negotiations
have been laid before the Do
minion parliament. When Newfoundland
negotiated its treaty Sir Julian Paunce
fote cabled to the colonial office that Cana
dian opinion should be invited. Simul
taneously Sir John Macdonald communi
cated with Sir Charles Tupper, urging him
to enter an objection on the ground that
it would be injurious to Canada, and would
violate the imperial policy in considering
the Atlantic fisheries as a whole. Letters
which indicate the attitude of Mr. Blaine
toward Canada's proposal are missing.
For the publication of these permission
has not yet been obtained.
One interesting communcation, dated
January 23, is from Lord Knutsford, col
onial secretary. He says that the New
foundland ministers are willing to nego
tiate for arrangements with Canada on a
basis similar to the United States, and her
majesty's government strongly hopes that
the Dominion will, on this understanding,
withdraw its applicatisn. The reply to
this is not given.
The most important communications
are the reports of Sir Charles Tupper of
interviews with Mr. Blaine. Tupper gives
the details of the first talk with Blaine in
company with Pauncefote, and says:
I told Mr. Blaine I wished at the outset to
recognize the accuracy ol the statement con
tained in his letter to Pauncefote, which I had
seen, in reference to the invitation to open
negotiations regarding reciprocal trade arrange
ments between the two countries, in that I
believed it arose from the negotiations which
had recently taken place between the United
State* and Newfoundland; that a desire was
expressed by Canada to b« included in any
arrangements such as had been understood to
have been oontemplatcd by the United
States and Newfoundland, and that upon
that being communicated to him
by Pauncefote he had expressed his
willingness to open negotiations tor reciprocity
trade arrangements between Canada and the
United States, assisted by delegates from the
Dominion government, the negotiations to be
informal and to a certain extent of a confidential
nature until they could awume a more formal
character if any result were arrived at Blaine
■aid he understood that Canada had taken ex
ception to the proposed arrangements with the
United States by Newfoundland. I admitted
that such was the case, and explained that the
interests of Canada and Newfoundland had
always been regarded as inseparable.
I told Mr. Blaine I wished to remove the idea,
if he entertained it, which had been promul
gated In Canada and the United States, tiiat the
present government of the Dominion was not
warmly in favor of the thost friendly relations
with tho United States. In an article which I
recently sent over my own signature to the
North American Review, I had undertaken to give
conclusive evidence upon that point, and I
needed further only to refer him to the fact that
when Sir John Macdonald, who was one of her
majesty's high commissioners, submitted to
parliament for approval the Alabama treaty,
which settled all then pending questions
between Canada and the United States,
he was fiercely denounced by the leaders and
press of the Liberal party for having basely
sacrificed the interests of Canada in his en
deavors to promote friendly relations between
Canada and the United States. I added that I
had experienced the same treatment from the
same party when I submitted for the approval of
parliament the treaty of Washington City of
1888. Of course, in 1866, and subsequently in
1885, when the treaties which gave United
States fishermen common right* with ours were
abrogated, in consequence of the action of the
United States, we were thrown back
on the treaty of 1818; but state
ments that Canada then resorted to a sharp
construction of that treaty with the object of
promoting freer trade relations with the United
States, were erroneous. We were compelled, in
justice to the rights of our own fishermen, who
were met with high duties in the United States
market, to protect them. Mr. Blaine desired to
assure me that outside of individual differences
of opinion there was no interest taken by the
members of the congress of the United States in
the recent Canadian election, and they had
taken no active part to Influence the result of
the election. Continuing, 1 said Canada was
most anxioua to have the freest and most
friendly relations with the United States, con
sistent with the interest of both countries. Mr.
Blame said be was free to admit that the
treaty of 1854 was not abrogated on commercial
grounds, but In consequence of a feeling that
Canada sympathized with tha Southern states
in their conflict I replied that it was difficult
to see upon what basis that opinion could be
entertained; that It waa admitted that no less
than 40JDOO Canadians fought in the
Northern army to maintain the Union, while I
did not suppose forty were on the other side.
Mr. Blaine supposed that the very large
bounty bad a great deal of influence in
the matter. I then said that tho unhappy
conflict had taken place previona to confedera
tion, but I could speak with some accuracy of
the province of Nova Scotia, with which I waa
then connected; that the legislature of Nova
Scotia passed a resolution deploring the war,
and one of tha sharpest of international quee
tlona arose, as be would remember, in connec
tion with the Chesapeake incident in the harbor
of Halifax. Sir John Macdonald and party had
the strongest desire to promote reciprocal trade
between the two countries, and their hopes
in that direction were greatly strengthened by
the decided measures which Mr. Blaine
had taken to promote reciprocal trade
with other countries, and I could not see why
he could not with gieat advantage to the United
States, as well as Canada, extend to the north
the tame policy he pursued with countries in
the south, as trade was very much smaller with
them than that between the Dominion and tha
United States. I said the fact that he had ex
pressed his readintas to recaiva the representa
tions that Canada wi»bed to make would show
that he waa quite open to consider that .ques
tion. I waa further strengthened in my
I added, by tne disposition he had shown to make
reciprocal arrangements with the colony of New
foundland. Borne question then arose between
Sir Julian and Mr. Blaine aa to the Bond nego
tiations. Sir Julian explained that Bond had
no authority to negotiate in any other way than
through him. Blaine said that it did not appear
necessary to negotiate any treaty with New
foundland, aa that colony had expres»ed ita
readiness to give to the United States privileges
they enjoyed by their own action, and they pro
posed not only to give bat to United States fish
ermen. but to refuae to give tha same privilege
to Canada. I told Mr. Blaine that the bait act
in Newfoundland had received the assent of her
majesty upon the distinct pledge that Canadian
vessels wonid not be affected by it Her ma
jesty had the power to disallow any bill that
might be passed upon the subject by the colony.
Upou the conclusion of the interview I thanked
Mr. Blaine very much for his courtesy.
Following this is Sir Charles Turper's
report with regard to his doings at \\ asb
ington City when accompanied by Sir
John Thompson and Mr. Foster. It ap
pears that Sir Julian's telegram about
Blaine's deaire to postpone the conference
did not reach Six Charles in time, and he
had no intimation of it until the delegates
reached Washington City. Mr. Blaine,
meeting them, expressed great regret at
their failure to receive his message. He
said the president was an*ious to be in
v\ ashington City during the negotia
tions, and requested that they
be deferred until a later day, as
he had made arrangements, which could
not be changed, for an immediate visit to
the est, and Mr. Blaine also mentioned
that the president said that as there would
be no meeting of the Senate before Decem
ber no inconvenience, be trusted, would
arise from the postponement. The date
was later fixed for October 12 next. In
conclusion Sir Charles says:
I may add, after carefully thinking over mil
that has occurred, that I consider than is
Rood reaaon to hope that fair arrange menu ma y
be made with the government of the United
states in relation to the important questions
contained in Lord Stanley's dispatch to Lord
KnuUford of December IS, 1890.
British.Portugese Treaty Ratified.
LISBON, June 4— The cortes committee
has approved the convention with Great
Britain in relation to South Africa.
Cahenely and Merrier Mast Leave Amer
'** Atone, Archbishop Ireland Says.
® T ; Paul, June 4.—Since the publication
of his interview of a few days ago regard
ing the Cahensiy Lucerne memorial, Arch
bishop Ireland has had many telegrams
and letters of endorsement of his views.
Today, in an interview with an Associated
Press correspondent, he talked further on
the subject. He says t
As the detaila of the plot are unfolded the
indignation of Americana, Catholic or Proteatant,
cani et but grow in intensity. The whoie pro
ceeding is an insult to American nationalism,
and reveals the fact that certain Europeans
imagine America to be a sort of African Congo,
without autonomy, and incapable of life with
out the constant application of European gal
vanic butteries. Catholics are mortified that
their religion is msde the occasion and pretense
of this insolent foreign intermeddling. It is
■trange news. Indeed, for American ears to hear,
that ths Austrian and Prussian ambassadors in
Rome hare been instructed by their home gov
ernment to bring to bear upon Americans their
influence in aid of Uerr Caheusly's plan of
The contagion spreads to an extent that com
pels a smile of amusement in the midst of onr
anger. We find M. Mercier, the premier of the
province of Quebec, a colouy of England, run
ning to the Vatican aDd praying in the name of
hia little constituency that a Canadian bishop
be named for the see oi Ogdensburg, in the atato
of New York. We can easily picture the further
extension of tbis foreign ambition to rule
Catholic affaire in America, and in
a few years the ecclesiastical map of
the country would ahow the fingerings of
every foreign principality whose emigrants
choose to touch our shore*. This attack of for
eiguism upon the church in America, however,
ii killed from its own audacity, bo long aa it
worked stealthily, by secret embassies and back
door entrances, it was dangerous and was doing
harm. But it has now entered into open com
bat, and the outcome will be most favorable
to the church and the country. I
have seen an official denial of a repre
sentative of the Deutsche Amerikamiecher
Prieater Verein, or German clerical society
of America, diaclaimlng all knowledge of the
Cahensiy memorial. What he will not deny is
that the Cahenaly memorial is nearly word for
word the document which a German prleat of
St. Louis, one of the founders of the verein,
sent to Rome in 1886, nor will he deny that m
lew daya ago Ammia, a paper which is fed ou
verein food, declared openly that it will incee
santly work for Cahently's programme. What
ever of the letter, the spirit of the Cahensiy
movement thrivea in the halls of the verein and
the verein la aa exotic to which America is most
Ability to Refund 4 1-3 Bonds at 3 Par
Cant. Shows Oar Good Credit.
NEW YORK, Jane 4. —ln company with
Murat Halstead, Secretary Foster this
evening visited the Union League Club.
At a subsequent reception he spoke in an
informal way. He said, in part:
OAR Democratic friend* have had a good deal
to say of late about the billion dollar congress.
Every move we make our Democratic friends
seem to think indicates poverty of the treasury
department Recently I thought it wise
to propose an extension of 4% per
cent, bonds. The treasury department is
abundantly able to pay these bonds when
they mature. In view of the fact that 150.000,*
000 in gold has been exported within a short
period of time, I deem it unwise to
do anything Just now to decrease
the volume of currency in the national
banks. My prediction today is that these bonds
may be extended, and at the rate of 2 per cent.
The interest will bear a premium, a condition
01 credit that exists nowhere in the world be
NEW YORK, June 4. —Secretary of the
Treasury Foster held a conference today
with a number of the leading bankers and
brokers of this city with regard to the 4}{
per cent, bonds to be redeemed by the gov
ernment on September 1. The result of
the discussion was the adoption of a reso
lution expressing the opinion that in view
of the necessity for an increase of cir
culation for the movement of the abund
ant crops, it is to the interest of the coun
try at large to extend the maturing 4}£ per
cent, bonds at the rate of 2 per cent., pay
able at the pleasure of the government,
and that a lower rate of interest would
tend to contract the currency.
WASHINGTON CITT, June 4.— The secret
tary of the treasury today called on a
number of national bank depositories,
mostly what are known as "surplus"
banks, to transfer to the sub-treasury the
portion of the public money held by
them, aggregating in all about $5,000,000.
These banks had been notified by the late
Secretary Windom and had previously
transferred amounts on two calls made by
To Be Ready for 8c» »t * Moment's JTot
ice-WhUky on Whalers.
WASHISOTOS CITT, June 4.— Orders were
today issued for the revenue cutter Corwin
to be ready to proceed to Bering sea at a
moment's notice.
SAS FRASCISCO, June 4.—Some time ago
Collector Pbeips secured a list of whalers
that had secured large quantities of
whisky at Honolulu and then sailed
for Alaska. The revenue cutters Kush
and Bear have been instructed to
overhaul all these whalers. Ail the
whisky except a small quantity for medi
cal purposes will be seized wherever found,
in order to keep the liquor away from the
The schooner C. F. Hill srrived here
from Kadiak, Alaska, today. Khe brings
news that the grippe is creating great
havoc among the natives. Hundreds
have died at the rate of a dozen per
day. There are no doctors on the island,
and no medical stores. The natives are
also suffering hardships on account of the
poor catch of sea otter, on which they de
pend for a living.
LOHDO*. June 4.—The bill providing for
the issuing of order in council for a
closed season in the Bering sea s*al fisher
ies passed the third reading in the house
of commons today.
Sir John Mac don aid Still Lives.
OTTAWA, June 4.—Drs. Grant and Wright
said tonight that there was littie change
in Sir John Macdonald's condition.
Blaine at Bar Harbor.
BAB HASBOB. Me., June 4.—Secretary
Blaine has arrived here and is now quar
tered at his summer house.
Famous Runaway to Be Brought
Back to San Diego.
Insurgents Claim Thai the Car?*
Was Taken on High Seas.
The CUrtMtoa Arltw at I«al<a* mU
the Kameralda PaU Eat* Puuu-
Kebel WtrtWy Ktfallaau K«ml/
Destroy* a OtrtnaMl flotilla.
Iqciqui, June 4.—Tha United" Stataa
steamship Charleston arrived at noon to*
day. The steamship Itata arrived hero
this morning from Tocopiila, and has bee*
delivered over to tht American warshipa.
The Itata handed over ail tha arms she
took from San Ditfo, consisting of 6,009
The commander of the Itata states that
the arms were not embarked at San Diego,
but ad a point many miles at Ma The
Iqnique government claims thai
this circumstano* modifies the sima*
tion and will probably result in "
a speedy solution of the difficulty
between the admirals and the junta. The
authorities at the same time declare that
the carge of the Itata is of lit
tle importance, taking into consideration
the small number of arms.
PABIS, June 4.—A dispatch from Iquique
says that in consequence of Bollria's recog
nition of the Chilean congress party as
belligerents, the Chilean minister at
La Lax has demanded his passports.
WASHISOTON CITT, June 4.—The nary
department received official information
tonight of the peaceful surrender of the
Itata at Iquique today. The information
was contained in a dispatch from Admiral
McCann. The Itata arrived from Toco
pilla last night, and was placed at
the disposition of Admiral McCann this
morning. She had on board, the dispatch,
says, 5,000 rides, and also the ammunition
taken from the schooner Robert and Mini*
nie off the port of San Diego. She
had no other munitions of war than
those belonging to the ship, and had trans*
ferred nothing to the Esmeralda, with
whom she communicated off Acapulco, >
Admiral McCann says the cruise*'
Charleston arrived at Iquique today, and
the Pensacola is expected before
night. The Itata will now be
sent back to San Diego, probably
under convoy of a cruiser. She will bm
delivered to the United States court official*
at San Diego, and the proceedings agawift
her will be resumed.
Secretary Tracy gave to an Associated
Press reporter tonight the '.min of circular
stances that led up to the p4aeful sn*»
render of the I tata. The Be*reti "7 SHVS thai
the desire for surrender came fit a the
leaders of the insurgent fleet at Iqatytutr
Shortly after the vessel illegally c%cs|m4
from the custody of the marshal at Saw--
Diego the government was informed
by these Waders that they disap
proved of the action of the officers of
the vessel, and mads offen through
Admiral McCann to peacefully surrender
her to the United States as soon as she aiw
rived in Chilean waters. These oU
fers were communicated to the de
partment at Washington City, and
in due time accepted by this
government, without, however, Implying
any recognition on the part of the United
States of the insurgents as belligerents.
As soon as the offer was accepted a tele
gram authorizing him to cease the chase
was sent to Captain Remy, of the Charles
ton, but the stesmer had already sailed
when the telegram reached Acapulco.
Secretary Tracy said the Itata would be
sent up to San Diego. *
South American mads received by the
bureau of American republice contain
interesting details of the Chilean civil
war. The new Chilean congress,
convened by Balmaceda has ( >i.-<-*d
absolute power in his hands Is »
has authorized him, "pending paci.'lcstio? v**
of the country, to arrest and transport
persons at will; to augment the land and
sea forces; to expend the public revenues
without regard to estimates; to secure
money by pledging the credit of the state,
rendering an account to congress, and to
suspend the right of meeting and liberty
of the press. In pursuance of these
powers decrees are published id the
Diario Official releasing four prominent
citizens suspected of sympathy with the
congressional revolutionists from impria
onment in Santiago prison upon depoeit
ing $50,000 each in Valparaiso national
banks to the order of the secretary of the
interior, conditioned on their not taking
part in the revolution. They are
further required to reside in Europe and
not return to Chile without special per.
mission of the government. Ten
or twelve other citizens were alsn
released from imprisonment on similar
conditions, their bonds ranging front
$3,000 up to $30,000, but with permission te
remain within Chilean territory provided
they do not "take part in politics."
The Almirante Lynch and tne CondeUn
the two torpedo boats which surprised an 4
sunk the insurgent ironclad Blanco Enc*
lada, but which have been less succesefai fet
subsequent operstions, are lying in Val
paraiso harbor and guarded by two Sel4
batteries and mitrailles stationed on the
custom house mole to secure them again#
treachery from within or without.
United States Minister Egan and all the
members of the diplomatic corps attended
the opening of Baimaceda's congress, e*
cept the Gtrman and Italian ministers.
The British, French, German and
Italian governments, it ia under,
stood, have protested sgalnst he de>
cree closing to commeroe the various
ports now held by the insurgent*. Reprs»
sentatives of the insurrectionary party
claim that these ports produce a re venae
of $25,000,000, and that there are 00.00$
foreigners in the province! which the
insurrectionists control.
Famine prices are said to be prevailing
at Iquique. Meat is selling at 70 cents a
pound, potatoes at 120 a bag and lo» at
130 a bag.
Rear Admiral McCann, commanding
the naval forces of the South Atlantic and
South Pacific stations, has sent a report (•
the secretary of the navy in regard to a&
fairs in Chile, dated Valparaiso, April 21c
It says that a German naval force of fiva
ships has been ordered to Chilean waters,
and is dne about June 2ft The admiral
says that the arrival of tba United States
steamer Baltimore at Valparaiso attracted
much attention and bad a good effect.
PAS AH A, June 4.—The Esmeralda has
arrived here.
Sas Faancxsco, J one 4.—Mail advices ra.
ceived here give an aoeocnt of a baitis
fought in Valparaiso harfcaf aa igril 9

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