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" Stands for the Interests of* Southern CiiUlornia. SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. ( , LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXIV. —NO. 43. EASTERN ECHOES. Important Meeting of Rail way Employees. A Federation of the Different Orders Assured. Sharp Earthquake Shocks in the Mohawk Valley. A Conflagration and Fatal Dynamite Ex plosion Caused by a Stroke of Lightning. Associated Press DiSpatob.es. I Indianapolis, May 25.—One of the most notable meetings of railway em ployees ever held in this city, convened this afternoon. For some time past the question of federating the various or ders of the railway service has been agi tated, and today's meeting looked to the accomplishment of that object. Fully 500 delegates were present from Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan, repre senting the following orders: Brother hood of Locomotive Engineers, Brother hood of Locomotive Firemen, Brother hood of Railway Conductors, Switch men's Mutual Aid Association, and Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.. The meeting was called to or der by William Hugo, of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi neers. Colonel J. B. Maynard, of this city, addressed the meeting. He said much had already been done by the orders, acting separately, but what did one organization amount to in a conflict with the corporations? It had been demonstrated that one organization could easily be defeated in a contest with capital, but capital could not triumph in a contest with such a feder ation as was now proposed. Past Grand Master Robinson, founder of the brotherhood of engineers, said the beneficial results of organized and dis ciplined action were no longer matters of speculation ; they were demonstrated truths. "In the great railroad lines of this country," said Robinson, "is seen the most colossal aggrega tion et wealth the world has ever see". Though occasionally appearing as rivals, they are constantly pooling their interests in matters of rates, and there is every reason to believe that they also pool their influences and power iii any prolonged conflict with labor. It is against these gigantic forces, with their well-known tendencies to imperious dic tation and harmful measures, that the Brotherhood of Railway Employees now find themselves called to fortify. Then Mr. Robinson said the only right course lay in a federation that "would stop trouble with employers, because it would lead to the arbitration of all dis putes', and strikes would become a mat ter of history. Arbitration had grown until a bill had been introduced in the senate by a tool of the railroads to com pel it. The bill was so cunningly devised that should it become a law it must render nugatory the patient effort of many years to better our condi tion. He thought the railroads' next trick would bo to try to federate with the employees. S. E. Wilkinson, grand master of the trainmen, was happy to state that the order of conductors had gone down. All the railroad men were be ginning to understand that they must unite. Frank Sweeney, president of the Switchmen's Mutual Aid Society, George W. Howard, grand chief of the Brotherhood of Conductors, and John J. Eiannahan, vice grand master of the firemen, also urged federation. Tonight a vote was taken resulting in the unanimous adoption of a scheme, and a final adjournment wijs taken. The action of the convention is not final, as it must be ratified by the Brotherhood of Engineers, at their meeting in the fall. FEDERATION OPPOSED. Chief Arthur Advises the Engineers to Remain a Separate Order. New Haven, Conn., May 25.—A mass meeting of brotherhood engineers was today addressed by Chief Arthur, who spoke against federation with other branches of railway employees. "Our policy has been," said he, "in plain English: 'Mind your own business.' When the brotherhood federates it will forfeit the respect not only of the public at large, but of the employers." Chauncey M. Depew also spoke. He said the question between capital and labor has been better settled by the Brotherhood of Engineers than by any other organization in the country. Labor has come to the protection of capital against demagogues. He cor dially coincided with Chief Arthur's re marks about the policy of the brother hood being in opposition to strikes. AN EASTERN TEMBLOR. The Mohawk Valley Disturbed by an Earthquake. Utica, N. V., May 25. —Early this morning the Mohawk valley was dis turbed by a slight shock of earthquake, accompanied by lightning and heavy rain. The shock here was very slight, but other points report it more percep tible, and the people in several villages were badly scared. No damage, how ever is reported from any quarter. Tiubes Hill, N. Y„ May 25.—An earthquake shock was felt in this vicinity this morning. Buildings trembled and dishes in cupboards rattled. The inhabitants were con siderably alarmed. The duration of the vibrations was one second. Glovhksville, N. V., May 25. —Early this morning a severe shock of earth quake was felt here. People were thrown out of chairs and glass was shat tered. The fire alarm bells rang, and the citizens turned out in great excite ment. Another slight shock was felt about noon. No serious damage was done. DYNAMITE EXPLODED. A Terrible Accident Resulting from a Stroke of Lightning. Mansfield, Ohio, May 25. —A severe lightning and rain storm passed over Richland county early this morning, doing considerable damage. At Lucas, the John Charles block was struck by lightning and fired. The flames were communicated to the adjoining build ings, and the citizens turned out to ex tinguish the lire. While endeavoring to save the contents of a general store, fifty pounds of dynamite exploded. John Smith and Jeremiah Jones were in stantly killed, and a score of other people more or less severely injured. It is not thought, however, that ar.y of them will die. Tin; explosion was heard live miles distant, and nearly all the windows in the village of Lucas were broken. The loss amounts to $8,000. Fire and Flood. Pout Leydkm, N. V.. May 25.—A dis astrous tire this afternoon destroyed thirty-seven buildings; loss, $80,000. A severe storm caused a flood, which washed out a large section of the Erie canal tow-path and the New York Cen tral tracks. A freight train was wrecked. Ocean Greyhounds. New York, May 26. —The ocean race between the City of Rome, the Aurania and the Alaska ended today with a vic tory for the first-named, time: City of Rome, to Fire island, 7 days, 5 hours and 4 minutes; Aurania, 7 days, ti hours and 20 minutes; Alaska, 7 days, 8 hours and 40 minutes. Power House Blown Down. Laredo Tex., May 25. —Tonight dur ing a heavy storm the power house of the electric street car line was blown down. Two white men and one negro were killed. Three Fatherless Families. Port Washington, Wis., May 25.—A house which was being raised this morning collapsed, killing three men. All leave families. A CAREER OF CRIME. A SICK HORSETHIEF'S STARTLING CONFESSIONS. Mansfield King Identified as the Man Who Compelled a Denver Bank President to Hand Over $21,000. St. Louis, Mo:, May 25.—Mansfield King, the self-confessed murderer, horse thief and all-around criminal, in jail at Clayton, St. Louis county, Mo., has been fully identified as Wells, the robber who compelled President Moffatt.of the First National Bank of Denver, to hand over $21,000 in cash in March, 1889, at the point of a revolver. H. C. Otis, assist ant cashier of the bank, arrived in the city a few days ago, and went to Ciav ton, where King is lying at the point of death. Until last night King wore a full beard and long hair. When he committed the robbery he bad only a small moustache, and for that reason failed to be identified at first, bast night, however, a barber was called in, and King's beard was shaved off, and Otis immediately recognized him as Wells, the robber. King was arrested some days age for horse-stealing. After his arrest he was taken very sick, became communicative and confessed to being the author of several crimes, one of which was the Denver robbery. CONGRESSIONAL FORECAST. What Roth Houses Expect to Accomplish this Week. Washington, May 25.—1n the senate the naval appropriation bill comes up tomorrow as unfinished business. By agreement the original packages bill is the special order for Tuesday. Doubt less if the silver bill will get a hearing this week, Pugh will speak on it. If the chance offers Sherman may also speak. The committee on appropriations is expected to have the fortitications and legislative, executive and judicial appro priation bills ready to report during the week. Probably the remainder of the river and harbor appropriations bill will be disposed of by the house tomorrow. The conference report on the anti-trust bill may be presented early in the week, and will doubtless give rise to much debate, as the report is unacceptable to some of the democrats. The Alabama election case will again be postponed. Last Week's Clearances. Boston, May 25. —The total gross ex changes for last week, as shown by dispatches from the leading clearing houses of the United States and Canada, were $1,309,930,235, an increase of 17 pet cent., as compared with the correspond ing week of last year. The Baltimore and Ohio's Plans. Baltimore, May 25. —The Sun will say tomorrow that the Baltimore and Ohio Company is preparing to add $10, --000,000 to its capital stock, buy up the stock held by the city of Baltimore and state of Maryland, so as to sever all po litical connections, and make several needed additions to the road, notably an extension which will give the road a shorter line to Chicago. Disaster at a Fire. Lincoln, Neb., May 25. —Kenannan Brothers' livery stable burned tonight. While the lire was in progress the roof fell in, severely injuring a number oi firemen. One fireman is missing, and is supposed to be buried in the debris. Fatal Freight Wreck. Paola, Kan., May 25.—A Missouri, Kansas and Texas freight train was wrecked near here today, and the engi neer and fireman so severely injured that they died this afternoon. Two other trainmen were badly hurt. Flood at Johnstown. Johnstown, Pa., May 25. —A very heavy rainstorm, accompanied by thun der and lightning, occurred this after noon, and the streets were flooded, cel lars tilled and much general damage done. The Pennsylvania railroad tracks were badly damaged. Valuable Building Kurned. Morristown, N. J. May 25. —The Far relly building, owned by Patrick Far relly, president of the American News Company, burned this morning. Loss, $100,000. Five Men Terribly Burned. Chicago, May 25.—8y the explosion of a blast furnace at the Illinois steel Works today five workmen were terribly burned, one of them fatally. MONDAY MORNING, MAY 2G, 1890. COAST GLEANINGS. of the Oneida in Alaskan Waters. Seventy-seven Chinese Salmon Canners Drowned A Mysterious Shootiusr Affair at Sacramento. A Pomona Man Arrested for Forging Hi;, Wife's Name—Explosion of a Powder House. Associated Press Disnatches.l San Francisco, May 25.—Captain An derson, of the ship Oneida, arrived lion tonight on the schooner Mary Kimball. He reports that his ship was wrecked April 20th, on Hennine's rock, Sanek island, during a dense fog. Thirty three Chinese and forty-five white men escaped, and seventy-seven Chinese are missing, and believed to be drowned. They were en route to the salmon fish eries in Alaska. Details of the wreck have not yet been obtained. The Oneida was built in Maine in 1800, was of 1,300 tons burden, and owned by Leon Sloss. Later—The Oneida had on board 110 Chinese and forty-five white men, nearly all of which were on their way to a sal mon cannery on Lanck island, in the Bering sea. On the afternoon of April 20th the Oneida had nearly reached her destination. Captain Anderson stated that he made a run of about thirty miles to clear the south west point oi" the island. At 9 p. m. he supposed he was a long distance from the land. He could not see on account of a heavy fog. He put back about three miles, expecting to pass on the opposite side of the point. Instead, the vessel struck on Hennine's rock, on the south west end of the island. A heavy sea was on and in a short time the Oneida was a total wreck. The white men and thirty-three Chinese escaped in boats, or floated ashore on pieces of the wreck. Seventy-seven Chinese were undoubt edly drowned, as they have never been heard of. The Oneida had on board ma terial for building and running a salmon cannery, which was to have been erected on the island. MYSTERIOUS SHOOTING. A Stranger Found Dying at Sacramento From Itullet Wounds. Sacramento, May 25. —About 10 o'clock this forenoon Police Officer Farrell found a man lying on the levee sr.fh.ring fro.JJ the effects of two bullet wounds, one in the head and the other in the stomach. The wounded man gave his name as Ed ward Goodwin, aged 52, and said he was a native of New York. Being informed that his wounds would doubtless prove fatal, and that he had better give the address of his relatives, he refused to do so and remarked: "It will be better that they know nothing about this af fair." lie informed the chief of police that he came to Sacramento Saturday from San Francisco, and that a German or Swede, whom he accused of stealing his blankets, first threw red pepper in his eyes and then shot him. Goodwin died at 3 o'clock this afternoon. The man who did the shooting escaped. The chief of police does not believe the story told by Goodwin. He thinks the dead man was the companion of the person who killed him; that they had probably been associated in some disreputable business, and finally quarreled, and that their associations were of such a nature that he did not dare reveal them. ASSAULTED AND REATKN. Two Men Battered by Striking Union Iron-Molders. San Francisco, May 25.—Louis Syl vester, a non-union foundryman em ployed at the Golden State and Miners' iron works, was assaulted and badly beaten this afternoon by men whom he claims to have recognized as union molders out on strike. Early this morning the proprietor of the Enterprise lunch kitchen, who has been supplying the non-union employed in tho foundries with food, was assaulted by three men whom he claims were union molders. DRUGGED AND RORBED. An English Tourist Fleeced in San Francisco. San Francisco, May 25. —John J. Green arrived in this city Thursday night last from New York by way of Los Angeles. He is an English tourist on his way to New Zealand. Saturday night Mr. Green dropped in at a Market-street saloon. At 2 o'clock this morning an officer found him unconscious on his back in an alley. A leather bag containing £70 in gold, his pocket book, gold chain and silver watch, together with letters and valua ble papers were missing. Green claims that he was drugged and then robbed. A Coolie Shoots Ills Rival. San Jose, May 25.—Last night Jun Quong shot Yun Choy as he was leaving the house of Lung Gum, a woman whom Quong charges Choy had enticed away from him. The bullet lodged in the back of his neck. Choy is in a danger ous condition. Fell Under the Wheels. Martinez, Cal., May 25.—Today an unknown man, who was in an intoxi cated condition, tried to board a local train and missed his footing, and was run over above the knees. The man was about 45 years old. He will prob ably die. Fought Over a Girl. San Francisco, May 25. —During a pic nic at Shellmound park today two hood lums engaged in a fight over a girl. The row became general among their friends. The police who tried to stop it were very rouglily handled. The principals es caped. Powder House Blown Up. Wkaverville, Cal., May 25.—The powder house of W. F. Smith & Co. blew up last night. The house was just out of town and contained about one thousand pounds of giant powder. The explosion was fearful. Lamps were blown down, windows broken, doors blown open and plastered houses badly wrecked. Another powder house, 100 feet distant, was badly injured, but the powder did not explode. The Moss Trial. N u'A, May 25.—Saturday night, after being out nine hours, the jury in the Moss case, in which the defendant was charged with criminal assault, returned a Verdict acquitting Ore ana Moss and disagreeing upon Homer Moss. Buried by Moonlight. Yu'.wii.u:. May 25. —J. H. Davis, a resident here, and a member of the Odd Fellows' lodge, died at San Francisco on the 24th inst. The Odd Fellows took charge of the funeral and buried him in their cemetery tonight by the light of the moon. Battle of Bautains. Benicia, Cal., May 25. —The two ban tam weights, Gallagher and Joell, of Sari Francisco, fought to a finish at the Benicia Athletic Club last night. The tight was a good one and lasted seven teen rounds, when Juell was knocked out. Forged His Wire's Name. Pomona, Cal., May 25. —Edward M. Loughry, one of the most prominent young men of Pomona,has been arrested on the charge of forging his wife's name to notes aggregating $14,000. Death of a Napa Pioneer. Napa, Cal., May 25. —Jessie Grigsby, one of Napa county's pioneers, died this morning. He was a native of Tennessee, aged 71. St. Helena's New Daily. Sr. Helena, May 25.—The Daily Re flector made its first appearance this morning. It is democratic in politics. BALL AND BAT. SUNDAY GAMES ON THE CALI FORNIA DIAMONDS. An Interesting Twelve-Innings Contest Between San Francisco and Sacra mento—The Stocktons' New Battery. San Francisco, May 25.—1n the game this afternoon between San Francisco and Sacramento the score was tied in the ninth innings at Oto o,and remained so till the twelfth, when Sacramento made the winning run. Score : Sacra mento, 7 ; San Francisco, 6. Stockton vs. Oakland. Stockton, May 25. —Stockton had a new battery, Kilroy andVogt, in against the Oaklands today, and won by a score of oto 3. Cobb pitched for Oakland. The score was about even until the ninth innings. The contest was exciting and well played. Visalia vs. Merced. Merced, Cal., May 25.—The game be tween Visalia and Merced was closely contested today until the seventh inn ings, when the Visalias made five runs, winning the game. Score: Merced, 7; Visalia, 10. American Association. Philadelphia, May 25.—Athletics, 9; St. Louis, 0. Syracuse, May 25.—Syracuse, 4; Louisville, 13. Brooklyn, May 25.—First game— Brooklyn, 3; Columbus, 13. Second game—Brooklyn, 1; Columbus, 9. Rochester,* May 25. —Toledo game postponed; rain. Crack Shots. San Diego, May 25.—The shoot for the Peters medal for Southern California, at Coronado beach, today, was won by Martinez Chick, of this city. Chick will leave for San Francisco tomor row to shoot with J. P. Brewer, the champion of Australia. The con test will be three shoots of UK) birds each, thirty yards, for $250 a side; the shoots to take place May 28th, 29th and 30th. Found Dead in Red. Benicia, Cal., May 25.—John Lund, a Swede, aged about 42 years, was found dead in bed today. He was last seen alive on Tuesday, when he was at work at the Benicia tannery. The jury found that he came to his death from unknown causes. He Also Had Rules. He had opened a restaurant in Buf falo, says the New York Sun, a»d after two or three weeks he called at a bank to get the cash on a small check re ceived from some one in Philadelphia. "Have to be identified, sir," said the teller, as he shoved it back. ' "But lam Blank, of the new restau rant around the corner." "Must be identified." "This is payable to me or order, and I've endorsed it," protested the restau rateur. "Can't help it, sir. Rules of the bank." The man went out and brought some one back to identify him, and the money was handed over. Three days later the teller dropped in for a lunch at the new restaurant. He had taken a seat and given his order, when the proprietor ap proached him and said: "Have to be identified, sir." "How? What?" "Have to be identified before you can get anything here, sir." "Identified? 1 don't understand you," protested the teller. "Plain as day, sir. Rule of the house that all bank officials have to be identi fied. Better go out and find some re sponsible party who knows you." "Hanged if I do!" growled the teller, and he reached for his hat and coat and banged the door hard as he went out. Where Cost Doesn't Count. Mr. Scales—"You say you are going to leave the grocery business, because you are tired of hearing men complain about high prices and grumble at the ex penses of living; but where can you go that you will not near such com plaints?" Clerk—"l'm going to get a job as bar tender." —[New York Weekly. Out of Labels. "I've brought you a box of cigars, George, dear." "Thank you, love. Are they llavanas?" "No, dear. I asked for llavanas, but the man said he hadn't any Havana labels on hand."— [Boston Courier. FOREIGN FLASHES. Stanley Answers Salisbury's Strictures. His Letter Couched in Caustic Terms. England Might as Well Surrender Everything to Germany. Emperor William Thrown from His Car riage—lrish Nationalist Meetings Suppressed. Associated Press Disnatches.l London, May 25.—The Timet prints a long und caustic letter from Stanley in reply to the recent utterances of Lord Salisbury. Mr. Stanley declares boldly that if the German colonial demands be granted, it will be more economical to make Germany a gift of the whole of the British sphere. Then British investors might obtain shillings for the pounds that they have been credulously vic timized out of. In conclusion, he de clares that the German sphere is the linest in Africa, and adds : "Still their cry is 'Give! give!' If you think they are better adapted than the English to civilize Africa, do nothing half-heartedly; yield all, including Egypt; you shall not hear any protest from me." FATHER MARTIN'S VAGARIES. Catholics and Protestants Perplexed by the Ex-Priest's Conduct. Montreal, May 25. —Rev. Mr. Mar tin, the ex-Catholic priest who caused a sensation a short time ago by announc ing that he would return to the Catholic church, and then disappeared from pub lic view, leaving his wife, attended services at a Presbyterian church this morning with his wife. He said tonight that, having become discouraged through ill-health and inability to support his family, he made an agreement with the arch bishop to return to the Catholic church on condition that his family would be provided for. He then went down to Antigonish, Nova Scotia, to the Trappists' monastery, where the abbot instructed to receive him as a priest. Going into retreat he found his domestic ties too strong, and he accordingly returned to his family. The archbishop was seen tonight, but had little to say. The Protestant clergy are much perplexed over the man's vagaries. IRISH NATIONALISTS. Meetings of the Patriots Prevented by the Police. Dublin, May 25. —Notwithstanding that the government has proclaimed national meetings, a crowd of two thousand persons welcomed Dillon, O'Brien and other members of parlia ment at Limerick Junction, today, and speeches were made. The police con tented themselves with warning the speakers. The members of parliament then went to New Tipperary, but the police there dispersed the meeting by the free use of clubs. O'Brien de nounced the police, but advised the peo ple'not to offer undue resistance, as the nationalist leaders desired to avoid bloodshed. During a banquet at the national shoot two bombs were exploded in the street, but no one was in jured. PANAMA CANAL. Contract Let for Its Completion in Four Years. Panama, May 25.—The Colon Telegram prints a dispatch from M. Santereau, at Paris, to Count Gousseneaur, in which he says: "I have contracted for the com] letion of the canal in four years. The government and Le Matin are in my favor. Napoleon Foutons, formerly sec retary-general of the canal company, will leave for Colombia at the end of May." The Kaiser Takes a Tumble. Potsdam, May 25. —While the emperor was out driving with the Prince of Saxe- Meiningen, today, the horses shied and the emperor sprang out of the carriage, falling on his right arm. At the same time the prince was thrown out of the carriage. Neither was hurt. French Racing Events. Paris, May 25.—The prix de Diane (French oaks) was won today at Chan tilly, by three lengths, hy Pierre Do non's chestnut filly, Wandora; Aumont's chestnut tilly, Native, second ; Liliane third. Austrian Rioters. Vienna, May 25. —Labor agitation at Pilsen has been renewed. The strikers have pillaged stores, inns and vicarages. Many rioters have been arrested at Trophan. Lepers Cured. London, May 25. —Father Muller, of the Jesuits' college Mangalore, India, claims to have cured several lepers by the Count Matteiss system. A Frightful Leap. Paris, May 25.—A girl 21 years of age committed suicide today by leaping from the tower of the cathedral of Notre Dame. Outrageous Contempt. Eastern Kentucky justice of the peace—"l tine you $5 for contempt o' coht, sah." Attendant—' 1 On what grounds, your honor?" Justice of the peace—"You took the constable out jes' a while ago and treated him, an' never said a word to the coht."—[Life. Something the Syndicate Can Have. Cumso : "I see that an English syndi cate is after the American springs—Sara- toga, and the rest of them." Fangle. "After the American springs? I wish some English syndicate would gobble the American winters." —[Smith, Gray & Co.'s Monthly. Tit for Tat. Mrs. Fussy: "I saw you coming out of a saloon, John, when I was in the next street shopping." "My dear, you shouldn't do your shopping in the neighborhood of" saloons." —[Texas Sitt ings. -3sB A YEARS— Buys the Daily Herald and $2 the Weekly Herald. IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. FIVE CENTS. A REIGN OF TERROR. Bloodshed in the Steerage of the Steamer City of Rome. New York, May 25.—As the ocean racer city of Rome, which arrived today, left Queenstown, a stabbing affray oc curred in the steerage between some cattlemen and firemen. One of them may die. According to the statement of passengers, a reign of terror prevailed in the steerage during the entire trip. Revolvers were flourished and free fights indulged in, which resulted in several men being injured. AT THEIR OWN RISK. The Dominion Government Refuses to Protect the Seal Poachers. Chicago, May 25.—A special from Ottawa says : The dominion government has informed the owners of sealing ves sels on the Pacific coast that they can offer no assurance that their vessels will be free from molestation if caught by American cruisers in the Bering sea, and in hunting seal in those waters they take the whole responsibility for what may follow. Reviewing Stand Collapsed. Kansas City, May 25.—The twenty second annual meeting of the Turn Verein of Missouri valley occurred to day. During the games one of the re viewing stands collapsed, precipitating the occupants to the ground, painfully injuring many. A Widow's Mysterious Death. San Andreas, Cal., May 25.—Last night Mrs. Mary Ellis, a w id"ow residing lat Central, started from home to meet her son, whom she was expecting from San Andreas. This morning her dead body was found floating in a well. She was an old resident of this county, and leaves a family of grown-up sons and daughters. A DROWNING CASUALTY. SAD TERMINATION OF A PLEASURE EXCURSION. Eight Men, Women and Children Find a Watery Grave—The Result of Over crowding a Flat-Bottomed Boat. Fall Rivkb, Mass., May 25. —A terri ble accident occurred at Watuppa lake this afternoon. Seven men and women and a number of children went rowing in a flat-bottomed boat, the seating capacity of which was only eight. There was a strong wind blowing and the water was rough. In a short time the party was observed trying to work their way toward the shore just north of the pumping-station. When the boat was within twenty feet of the shore one of the children began rocking it, and with out a moment's warning the boat cap sized. Two men at the pumping-station were the only ones in sight, and they could do nothing. Mr. Turner, of the unfortunate party, was the only one who could swim. He succeeded in bringing one man ashore, and four others of the party managed to reach the land in an exhausted condition. The people on the shore cried to the others to cling to the boat, but their failing strength was un equal to the task, and they sank before aid could be procured. The following were drowned: Samuel Wittles, aged 50; Mrs. Wittles, aged 45; Henry Wittles, aged 10; Samuel Wittles, Jr., aged 12; Levina Buckley, aged 35; Fred Buckley, aged 3; Willie Buckley, aged 8; Willie Turner, aged 9. ON THE ILL-FATED OREGON. Judge Drummond Refused to Leave the Sinking Ship Till all Were Saved. A gentleman who was a follow-passen ger with the late Judge Drummond on the ill-fated ocean steamer Oregon, which went down in the Atlantic some years ago, tells the following incident, which shows the calm,imperturbable and heroic mind and mold of the distin guished jurist: "When everybody was making a wild scramble for the boats to save them selves from the sinking steamer, Judge Drummond was one of the coolest men on the ship. He joined the captain and other officers in asssisting the passengers to get into the boats. When several boats had been filled and put safely off, he was told he must now get in himself. Looking at the scores still on deck and in immediate danger of being engulfed at any moment, he re fused to go, saying: 'No; I am an old man, and have lived my days out. Most of those who are here are yet young or in the prime of life. They "may be use ful to the world, and" all "such are needed. A worn-out old man can serve no purpose to the world except as a memory or a bother to those who have the care of him in his old age. I shall stay here and see that all the women and children are saved first and then the older people. If after this I can be saved 1 shall be glad to join you, for life is al ways sweet and desirable at any age.' "To this he steadfastly adhered, nor could he be induced to change his mind. The water was washing over the deck when the last boat-load had left the ves sel, and the judge saw that there was room enough for him. He then took his place, the last man, except one or two of the ship's officers, to leave the steamer. He stood there like the statue of some great hero,and issued directions, and even commands, as calmly as if he had been rendering a decision on the bench. No one in all that com pany at that terrible hour will ever forget Judge Drummond and his virtual sacrifice of his life for his fellow passengers. His offering was as surely a giving of his life for his fellow-men as if he had died, since it was only a providential interference that prevented his going down then. Like OurtiUi of old he put in the service of his country the greatest gift, and offered to her and to humanity the highest sac rifice possible to man—his life."—[Chi cago Times. A Culinary Mistake. At Belminico's in Thompson street. Col Somin— Look heah, you black ras cal, heah's a piece of tortoise-shell comb in my beef stew. Waiter—Beg yoah pahdon, sir; the cook's made a mistake and given you terrapin instead of beef.—[Texas Sitt ings.