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VOL. XXXIV. —NO. 54.
Orator Depew Speaks in
He Wants to See a Great Inter
New York's Heartiest Co-operation
The Success of the Enterprise Greatly
Dependent on the Attitude of the
Press of the Country.
Associated I'ress Dispatches.]
Chicago, June s.—An audience of
probably five thousand persons gath
ered in the auditorium tonight to listen
to a speech by Chauncey M. Depew, of
New York, the noted orator, on the
"World's Fair," the occasion being the
annual address to the I'ress Club. Flis
speech was interesting, and punctuated
with witty points, and was greeted with
applause by the audience. The orator
urged that every effort be made by the
people of the country to make the com
ing exposition a great international
After a few introductory remarks, Mr.
Depew said, referring to newspapers:
"For ooT> days they oracularly direct us
in our opinions, walk in our conversa
tions ; they give us our politics, our
estimates of public men and our views
upon all current questions. The Amer
ican people are eminently practical,
their wits are sharpened in their own
affairs and their thoughts concentrated
and intent upon that which immediately
interests them. As a result the larger part
of every community have no opinions
until they have read their party and re
ligious papers. For a man like myself
who reads them all, the most curious of
studies is to gather the reflex of the ed
itor's views in the confident expressions
of my friends. Whatever responsibil
ity—and it is great—may rest upon the
lawyer witii the liberal latitude allowed
him under his retainer, upon the
preacher with his unrestrained oppor
tunity to speak, upon the teacher in
moulding the minds of his students, the
largest responsibility of all rests upon
The World's Fair.
Concerning the world's fair, he said in
part: "The success or the failure of this
great enterprise will be dependent in a
great measure upon tbe view which is
taken of it by (lie press of the country.
If there be not a general agreement
among the newspapers of the republic,
as to the character and extent of this
exhibition and tbe support which it
should receive, it had better be aban
doned at the start.
"I did all that I could and exhausted
every legitimate resource to carry this
great fair to New York. New York lias
no animosities, no jealousies, no enmi
ties, and I am here to say that all that it
is in her power to do will be done for
the exhibition in Chicago. No question
more important and none affecting more
nearly their prosperity and their pride
has been presented to the American
people in a quarter of a century. The
occasion is at once our opportunity and
our necessity—our opportunity to show
to the nations of the world our marvel
ous growtli in population, in settlement,
in cities, in. railroads, our development
in agricultural, mineral and manufactur
ing resources; our necessity, in present
ing to commercial peoples of all races
and climes a view of our surplus in the
products of mine and mill, of farm and
factor}' which will furnish the incen
tives for baiter and exchange in all the
martsoiihe world, which, by absorbing
that which we can produce beyond our
needs in almost infinite volume, shall
burden the ocean with our freights,
shall re-create for us a merchant marine,
shall carry our flag once more upon
every sea and into every harbor, and
employ and enrich our own people.
"Our first exhibition in New York, in
1853, was inanaged|by a private corpora
tion and not properly supported by the
government, was opened by the presi
dent of the United States and closed by
the sheriff of tdie county. Foreign
exhibits were seized for its obligations,
and Horace Greeley, one of its managers,
■was imprisoned in Paris for its debts.
Our second exhibition, the Centennial
one of 1870, at Philadelphia, was every
thing that a city and state and the in
telligent endeavor of patriotic citizens
could create, but it lacked the cordial
co-operation of tbe government to make
it all that it might have been.
"The grandest and most satisfactory
display of the products and the
civilization of the world ever gathered
was the exhibition in Paris
during the last summer. Its
splendor and completeness filled the ob
server with the proudest comprehension
of the products, the development and
the progress of mankind. The visitor
was lost in wonder at the artistic and
mechanical perfection and resources, not
only of the countries of Europe, but of
those of Asia and Africa, and the conti
nental islands of the South Seas.
Our Disgrace at Carls.
It was only when an American came
to the limited space, but partly filled,
assigned to the United States, and saw
how utterly inadequate was the exhibit
as a representation or even a suggestion
of our advancement and achievement
in the arts, in mechanics, in
dustries and inventions, that with
the blood mantling his cheeks with
mortification, he felt that our credit and
our reputation could oidy be established
among trading and commercial peoples,
by an exhibition in America, the m >si
majestic and.comprehensive, and an in
vitation to the nations and tribes "i tin
earth so hospitable and importunate •<>
to bring them all within the boundaries
of our fair. On that occasion! be lepu'i
lic must wear all her decorate v
her breast, and receive her guests with
unstinted liberality. Such a fair can
< :e:it,edby the cordial co-«per
tttioi with you, "not only of al the
i (the federal go>. (ri
'Kitbe let us have an exhibition,
international in \a charac
ter, fostered and fathered by the United
States, or none at all. Let the generosity
of citizens, the efforts of your great
municipality, the assistance of your
commonwealth be given without stint,
but behind, to supplement all deficien
cies and to meet all obligations, let there
stand the majesty of the' United States.
"The Columbus u.uadri-centennial cel
ebration will be the only one within
recorded time in which all the world
can cordially and fraternally unite. It
is not sacrilege to say that the two
events to which civilization today owes
its advanced position are the intro
duction of Christianity and the dis
covery of America. The dynamic forces
of our christian faith, in the des
truction of the buttresses of bigotry
and oppression, and the leveling of the
masses to common rights, could never
have worked such marvelous results ex
cept for the opportunities of a new
country and an untrammeled popula
Let this international fair be held; let
the four hundredth anniversary of the
discovery of America by Columbus be
celebrated; let it be commemorated by
an industrial exhibition grander in ex
tent and volume than any ever seen be
fore ; let the old world know what their
children have done in the new-; let tbe
stars and stripes float from every roof
and turret and flagstaff; let the bands
announce the opening and closing of
the fair each day with the inspiring
strains of our national anthem, and we
will separate from this grand commun
ion impressed more deeply than ever
before with the fact that the proudest
title on earth is that of "American cit
Pobtland, Me., June s.—The Repub
licans of the first district renominated
Hon. Thomas B. Reed for Congress by
DAMAGE BY STORMS.
REPORTS FROM VARIOUS PARTS
OF THE NORTHWEST.
Much Property Destroyed in Minnesota,
lowa and Adjoining States—Fifteen
Fatalities at Bradshaw, Nebraska.
St. Paul, June 5. —Reports of damage
from the storm of Wednesday are now
coming in from various parts of the
northwest. In general the rain was a
benefit, but the wind that accompanied
it in some places, and the washouts and
floods that resulted from it in others,
have caused a good many thousand dol
lars' loss to railroads, farms and towns.
The damage at Red Wing and Zumbrota,
Minnesota, is very heavy. Many dwell
ings were ruined and llie families forced
to vacate. In Belle Greek valley all the
tracks of the Minneapolis and St. Louis
and Cannon-valley divisions of the Mil
waukee railways were destroyed. Cattie
pastured on the bottoms are reported
drowned. In some places the tracks are
buried fifteen feet under earth. The
Duluth, Red Wing and Southern tracks
between here and Zumbrota were
washed away in many places. The
wires are down, and nothing very defi
nite can now be learned.
At Hay creek two dams burst, sweep
ing away a large portion of the track
and station house. Around Leroy,
Minn., the storm was like a cyclone and
the damage was great.
Chester, lowa, suffered from this
storm, which formed near tbe southeast
corner of Oakland township, Howard
county. It demolished a school house,
injuring tbe teacher and several chil
dren, one fatally. Several farmhouses
were partially demolished, and a num
ber of people slightly injured. The re
port telegraphed from Sioux Falls today
that lightning struck tbe Blissman
school house, twelve miles southeast of
Flandreau, killing sixteen children, was
incorrect. Lightning did strike the
building and the shock stunned the
children, but none were seriously hurt.
Marsha v.town, lowa, ,lune s.—Re
ports have been received of a violent
wind storm, almost a tornado, in Hardin
county, near Hubbard, yesterday. Sev
eral farm houses and outbuildings were
demolished, and considerable live stock
killed. All the human beings escaped
with slight injuries.
St. Louis, June 5. —The Republic's
York, Neb., special says: The fatalities
at Bradshaw now reach fifteen. The
wounded have been removed to other
towns or into tbe country. It is esti
mated that the loss will reach $250,000.
Of 200 stricken households, it is esti
mated that not 10 per cent, will be able
to erect roofs over their headß.
He Will Not Run Again for Congress.
Another Bee in His Bonnet.
San Francisco, June 5. —A Washing
ton special says : Representative Morrow
has come to a definite understanding,
and will decline to run the fourth time
for congress. "1 will positively decline
renomination,even if it is tendered me,"
"Have you received a letter from your
friends in Ban Francisco asking you to
become a candidate for governor?" was
"N >," replied Morrow, "and I must
decliie to say what my answer will be
until 1 hear from them."
A Young Jap Abducted.
j Sac Francisco. June 5. —A Japanese
boy vas turned over to the police this
evenng, having been found roaming the
streets He says last week he crossed
Ih" laj to go to Oakland to see a friend,
be was seized by a train hand who
I rushjd him into the baggage car and
1 kept him a prisoner till the train
■ nid Ogden. when he escaped and
' aus brought by citizens to this city.
:• vn Fbanoiboo, June 5. —Fifteen more
j Chinese, who w, re remanded by the
! coart commissioner in Los Angeles, ar-
11 ved In i h Si odny and were sent to
tb* Alameda o< in y jail to await the
sailing oi the i ext steamer for China,
j They were caught trying to enter tho
United Btati ove 'be Mexican border.
Indians !U iking: Trouble.
Shawano. Wii . J line 5. —Fifteen hun
dred Menomiuic ' dans have driven
out the Indian i; vt the muzzles of
Winchesters. Troi is feared,
FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 6, 1890.
THE PACIFIC SLOPE.
No Indians Have Left San
Bardie's Murderers to Be Shot
The Cutter Rush Sets Sail For the
A Scientific Exploring Party Starts for
Alaska—Engineer Dunn Not
Associated I'ress Diepatches, |
San Francisco, June s.—Telegraphic
information has been received at army
headquarters that no Apaches have left
San Carlos reservation. It is thought
Hardies murderers have crossed the
Mexican border, and troops are chang
ing positions along the line. Orders
have been issued to shoot the murderers
at sight, and permission is expected
from the secretary of war for troops to
BIG TREE EXHIBIT.
A Mammoth California Redwood to Go
to the World's Fair.
San Francisco, June 5. —Preparations
are being made to take out a section of
one of the large redwood trees of Cali
fornia for exhibition at the world's fair
at Chicago in 1880. The section of a
tree which will be sent will be the
largest ever taken from the stale, and
will be ninety feet in height and sixty
feet in circumference. The tree itself
will bo one of the mammoth forest in
Tulare county, measuring ninety-nine
feet in circumference. The work of fell
ing the tree and preparing the section
has already been begun, and will em
ploy ten men at least two mouths. Three
flat-cars will be required for the trans
portation of the exhibit, which is ex
pected to weigh about 05,000 pounds.
Several suggestions have been made to
the state board of trade for setting np
the entire tree at the world's fair, but
no plan to that end has yet been ma
A TBAIN OF TROOPERS.
Cavalry Companies in Transit to Their
Portland, Ore., June 5. —The Second
cavalry, United States army, for some
time stationed at Walla Walla, Wash
ington, arrived in this city today, en
route to their post in Arizona. A large
number of soldiers from Fort Coeur
d'Alene also arrived today, and at 3
o'clock this afternoon tne entire
numbering 700, left by a special train
over the Southern Pacific. The train
consists of forty cars, and is divided into
Vancouver, Wash., June s.—Lieut.
D. L. Braynard, Second cavalry, arrived
here this afternoon from Fort Reno,
Nevada, with the horses of his troop,
from Fort Bidwell, California, intended
for troop E, Fourth cavalry, ordered to
take station at Vancouver barracks.
The National Geographical Society Start
ing: Out a Party.
Sam Francisco, June 5. —An Alaskan
expedition under the auspices of the Na
tional Geographical Society is an assured
fact. M. B. Kerr, topographer and
manager of the expedition, lias arrived
from Washington and will take the
steamer sailing June 14th. H. Russell,
the geologist of the expedition, is now in
Seattle, and aiany of the instruments
not obtained here will be purchased
there. A study of the glaciers oi Mount
St. Elias will be made, and tiny will
also attempt to ascend to the summit of
the peak, a feat never yet accomplished,
The expedition will also penetrate far
OFF FOR ALASKA.
The Cutter Rush Sails for a Cruise in
San Francisco, June s.—The United
States steamer Rush sailed today on a
long cruise. She is in command of
Captain Carlson. Her campaign has not
been fully mapped out, but her sailing
orders require tier to proceed to Bering
sea, where she will probably perform
patrol duty. One of her officers said
that he expected that very few seizures
would be made this season. The govern
ment had assumed a positive attitude
that could not be misinterpreted, and
very few "carpet-bagging" sealers and
fishers would attempt to risk seizure by
following up their illegal traffic.
A SAN DIEGO RUM OK.
The Mexican Government Wants Protec
tion Against Filihusterers.
San Diego, June 5. —There was a
rumor afloat this afternoon that ad
vices had been received to the effect that
the Mexican government had requested
the government of the United States to
send a regiment of soldiers to San Diego
to prevent any probable or possible con
spiracy to eanture Lower California from
being carried out.
PRIZE RING NOTES.
Choynski and Ashton Not Likely to
San Francisco, June 5. —The proposed
light between Jack Ashton and Joe
Choynski is not likely to take place, as
Ashton demands a $3,000 purse. $2,500
to the winner, and the California club
will give but a $2,000 purse. A light be
tween Joe Gannon and Choynski is
favorably talked of.
The McAuliue-Kilrain Match Off.
New York, June s.—The proposed
match between Joe McAuliffe and Kil
rain for a $3,000 purse, olfered by the
Puritan Club, is off. Kilrain was will
ing to go ahead with negotiations for the
match, but McAuliffe, on account of the
match made recently with Slavin, was
compelled to call it off. He leaves for
England next week.
Still Looking: for Dunn.
San Francisco, June 5.— Sheriff Hale,
of Alameda county, is still searching for
Engineer Dunn, but without success so
far. Dunn's description has been tele
graphed to the principal points in the
The Tilden Trust Illegal.
New York, June 5. —Judge Beach has
signed the findings in the Tilden will
case, declaring the bequest to the Tilden
trust illegal and void, and giving judg
ment in favor of Col. (ieorge 11. Tilden,
plaintiff. Judge Beach directs the ex
ecutors to account for the residuary es
tate and distribute it among the plain
tiff and other heirs.
A Pioneer Steamer Burned.
Victoria, B. C, June s.—The pioneer
steamer Wilson G. Hunt, which ran on
the Hudson river in '49 and later plied
on the Sacramento river and in British
Columbia waters, was burned to the
water's edge this morning. It is the in
tention to form a company to raise 'she
wreck of the old steamer Beaver, v.he
first on the Pacific coast, and place her
on exhibition at Victoria.
A Big Barn Burned.
Modesto, June 5. —Last evening at
8:30 the large brick barn of J. W. Rob
erts, at Harris's ranch, twenty miles
east of Modesto, burned to the ground,
with two mules, six horses and eighty
tons of hay. The cause of the fire is
supposed to be a tramp. The loss is
$0,000; insurance, $2,500.
Fell Off a Load of Hay.
Benicia, Cal., June s.—Timothy
Sage, aged 77 years, fell from a load of
hay Tuesday and died yesterday from
his injuries. He was the oldest citizen
and oldest member of the Masonic order
in Benicia. He had one of the first
brickyards and built one of the first
brick buildings in the state.
Boring for Water.
Tucson, June 5. —The board of regents
of the Arizona University today resolved
to sink an artesian well 1,500 feet deep,
which will test the water question in
this section of Arizona. Proposals are
asked to sink the well.
NO FRENCH FORCES LANDED IN
Restrictions Against American Cattle in
Great Britain Will Not Be Removed.
Lillie Langtry Seriously 111.
London, June s.—ln the commons to
day the foreign secretary said the gov
ernment had official advices from New
foundland stating that there had been
no landing of French armed forces. The
commander of a French ship requested
the removal of certain nets in St. George
bay, the request being justified. No
threats have been used.
In the commons today the proposal
for an equitable revision of the tithes in
accordance with the altered conditions
of husbandry was rejected. Goschen
announced that he would proceed with
the land purchase bill Monday. It is re
ported that Balfour, at a cabinet meet
ing strongly protested against the shelv
ing of the land purchase bill in favor of
the publican bill.
The Gladstonian leaders, after con
sulting with tlte Parnellites, agreed to
move instruction to the committee on
the land purchase bill, empowering
them to provide for the creation of an
elective council in Ireland to carry out
the provisions of the bill.
The Cattle Quarantine.
A deputation from Scotland visited
Chaplin, minister of agriculture, today
and asked him to modify the restriction
against the importation of American
cattle. The chief arguments in support of
their request was the scarcity of cattle
in Great Britain and the absence of
pleuropneumonia in America. Chap
lin said the bulk of the farmers of Great
Britain favored restriction, lie was un
able to hold out the slightest hope of
any modification of the present regula
tions governing the importation of cat
tle, even if cattle in America were en
tirely free from disease.
Adelaide, South Australia, June 5.—
Earl Kintore, governor of the colony,
opened parliament today. He congratu
lated the members upon the growth of
Australian unity. He announced that
tlie budget showed a surplus; that a
new loan would not be needed; that the
duties would be remitted on tea, coffee,
sugar, cocoa and kerosene. The railway
from Port Darwin to Pine creek is com
pleted, and a bill will be introduced for
the extension of the transcontinental
railway as far as the McDonnell range.
Cholera is rife at Desiren, on the
Mrs. Langtry is suffering from a
severe attack of pleurisy.
A silver lode yielding 45 per cent of
pure metal has been discovered in the
bed of the river Donelse, in Southern
Mile. Teodorovinc, the nihilist, who
recently escaped from Siberia, and who
was arrested upon her arrival in Paris,
has been released.
Chancellor Caprivi was thrown from
his horse and slightly burton Thursday.
Rumors that he was seriously injured
caused agitation on the bourse.
La Grand Chartreuse, the famous
monastery, fourteen miles from Gren
oble, France, was much damaged by an
explosion of dynamite. It is believed
to nave been done by persona who failed
in an attempt to extort blackmail from
Chicago, June 5. —The stockholders of
the Chicago and Northwestern railroad
and affiliated lines, held a meeting to
day. The old officers and directors were
re-elected. The usual dividends were
declared. The financial statement for
the year ending May 31, shows: Net
earnings, $4,072,000 against $4,125,000
for the previous year, and a surplus of
$027,000 against $022,000 for the year be
Drowning in Utah.
Salt Lake, June 5. —Advices from
Ashley lake, Utah, say high water has
caused much trouble in that vicinity,
and men are constantly employed on the
levees and bridges. Yesterday a man
named Wimmee endeavored to cross a
newly-tilled break on horseback. He
was washed into a ravine, but was res
cued after a severe struggle. Two young
workmen who tried to rescue him were
BEYOND THE ROCKIES
Lightning's Pranks at Cleve
A Panic Created at the Players'
Government Surveyors Murdered by
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Officials In
jured in a Wreck—An Oil
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Cleveland, Ohio, June 5.—A heavy
rain and hail storm with lightning and
thunder broke over this city at 4 o'clock
this afternoon. Hail as large as hickory
nuts shattered window glass and did
other damage. At the grounds of the
Players' baseball league lightning struck
the flagstaff on the grand stand, and
three or four persons were prostrated by
the shock. A minute after the first
stroke, a second one tore up the grass
off the diamond, and the thoroughly
frightened spectators were then almost
thrown into a panic. Lightning also
struck a house under construction in
Wilson avenue, and killed William
Clark, a carpenter, and knocked live
other men to the ground, but did not
seriously injure them. Early in the day
the heat was almost unbearable, and
several persons were sunstruck.
New York, June 5. —Exceedingly
hot weather prevailed this afternoon,
followed by a furious lightning and wind
storm. Two men were fatally hurt and
others slightly injured.
AN INDIAN MASSACRE.
A Party of GoTernuient Surveyors Mur
dered by Drunken Savages.
Denver, Col., June 5.— J. A. Holt,
purchasing agent for the Exporting Cat
tle Company, of Wyoming, arrived here
this morning and gives a brief account
of an Indian massacre which occurred in
the upper Green river country several
days ago. He says that a party of In
dians that bad become intoxicated with
whiskey furnished by ranchmen, came
to a camp of government surveyors and
demanded more "firewater." Being re
fused, the Indians attacked the party,
killing Chief Engineer Crittenden, m
charge of the third division of the gov
ernment survey, and Chainbearers E.
W. Tiniberlake, George Woods and
Henry Overmeyer. Jesse Lee, assistant
engineer, was left upon the field for
dead, but recovered sufficiently to get to
a neighboring ranch, where he is now in
a precarious condition.
An Oil Steamer Burned and Several Lives
Philadelphia, June s.—This after
noon an explosion occurred in the tank
of the steamer Hans and Kurt, lying at
the Atlantic Oil Refining Company's
dock at Point Breeze. The vessel was
ruined and 800,000 gallons of
oil, together with considerable
house property, was destroyed. The
fire is attributed to spontaneous combus
tion. Joseph 11. Quinn, shipping clerk,
was covered with burning oil and died
in a short time. Thirteen other men
were burned, of whom three may die.
The others are not Diacritical condition.
The damage amounts to $150,000.
OVER A TRESTLE.
Baltimore and Ohio Officials Injured In
Wheeling, W. Va., June 5. —The re
port readied here late tonight that a
special train with Baltimore and Ohio
officials aboard, went through a trestle
between here and Parkersburg. A
wrecking train left for the scene with an
Associated Press reporter on board.
Later —The wreck occurred near Clar
ington station, on the Ohio river road,
the car jumping the track and going
down twenty feet over a trestle. Sev
eral of the occupants of the car, all Bal
timore and Ohio officials, were seriously
but. not fatally injured. It is a miracle
no one was killed outright.
ON THE DIAMOND.
Yesterday's Record of Ball Games in
Coast and Eastern Cities.
Cincinnati, June s.—The local league
club experienced no difficulty in defeat
ing Pittsburg today. Attendance, 1,200.
Score —Pittsburg, l; Cincinnati, 9.
Philadelphia, June 5. —About 2,000
persons saw the local league club defeat
the Brooklyns today.
Score —Brooklyn, 5; Philadelphia, 6.
New York, June s.—The Boston •
league team had Do trouble in winning
from the crippled New Yorkers today.
Score —New York, 2; Boston, 13.
Cleveland, June 5. —The Chicago
league game was called at the end of the
New York, June 5. —The New York
brotherhood club had an easy victory
over the Brooklyns today. Attendance,
Score —New York, 11; Brooklyn, 5.
Philadelphia, June 5. —Boston easily
defeated the Philadelphia brotherhood
club today. Attendance, 1,400.
Score —Philadelphia, 4 ; Boston, 9.
Chicago, June 5. —The local brother
hood club's errors in the eighth, aided
by the bunching of hits by the Pitts
burgs, gave the visitors the game. At
Score —Chicago, 6; Pittsburg, 12.
Cleveland, June 5. — The Buffalo
brotherhood game was called at the end
of the second on account of rain.
Brooklyn, June s.—Brooklyn, 6;
Columbus, June s.—Columbus, 3;
Louisville, June 5. —Louisville, 3; St.
Syracuse, June s.—Syracuse, 2; Ath
San Francisco, June 5. —Today's game
resulted: San Francisco, 10; Stock
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CONVICTED OF FOKGEKY.
The Man Who Kobbed the Seattle Fire
Sufferer* of Their Funds.
Seattle, Wash., June 5.— J. P. Mc-
Corab, custodian of the funds of the
general relief committee, organized after
the great fire a year ago, was convicted
in the superior court today of forgery.
His gteahngs amounted to "several thou
sand dollars. He forged hundreds of
dummy applications for relief. He had
checks drawn by tbe committee, and
then he forged the endorsements of the
parties for whom the checks were drawn,
and had the checks collected.
An Elopement at Fresno.
Fresno, Cal., June s.—Lizzie Cogan,
daughter of Captain Cogan, of the Pa
cific whaling fleet, has eloped with
Harvey M. Calderwood, foreman on her
father's vineyard. She was the only
child, and prospective heiress of $300,000
worth of property in Boston. Her father
left in January last for the Arctic seas.
He expected this to be his last voyage,
but before going lie forbade Calderwood
visiting the house.
Gbebnville, Cal., June 5. —The last
break in the telegraph line were repaired
today between here and Sierra City.
Communication is now resumed with
Sacramento throughout Plumas, Lassen
and Modoc counties, for the first time
since January 16th. The snow is only
just gettingoffthe summits of the moun
An Eight Hour Agreement.
San Francisco, June 5. —A.t a meeting
of the San Francisco, Oakland and
Berkeley mill-men this evening, it was
decided that after August Ist eight hours
shall be a day's work in all the mills,
and no work shall be handled from any
mill working over eight hours.
ON THE TURF.
THE HALF-MILE TEAM RECORD
BROKEN AT TERRE HAUTE.
Reina and B°tsy Brown Bring Down the
Time to I:o7—Yesterday's Events ca
Domestic and Foreign Tracks.
Tkrre Haute, June s.—The enthu
siasm of the vast crowd at the races to
day was awakened at the finish of the
first heat of the 2:40 trot by the great
performance of the 4-year-old son of
Jersey Wilkes, and was kept at fever
heat by Fred Arthur's three great heats,
which stand today tbe fastest three
heats in harness over any track this
year. The great pole team, Reina and
Betsy Brown, driven by Doble, went to
beat the half-mile record, 1:08}< a . Start
ing at the half-mile pole they trotted the
first quarter in the marvelously fast
time of 32... seconds. The half mile was
done in 1:07.
Two-forty trot, $500: Hussar first,
Greg second, Gussie C. third, Tommy
Fleet fourth; best time 2:2(> 1 ...
Free-for-all pace, $500; Fred Arthur
first, Gray Harry second, Bessimer third;
best time 2 :14 1 J.
Mohkis Park, N. V., June s.—Five
eighths mile—Dr. Hasbrook won, Kil
rue second, Preakness Lass third; time
Ilancoas handicap, mile and live
eighths—Tarragon won, Eleve second,
Barrister third ; time 2:sl>a.
Caranova stakes, 2-year-old fillies,
three-fourths mile—Ambulance won, La
Tosca second, Sally McClelland third.
Elm stakes, 3-year-old fillies, mile
and an eighth—Gloaming won, Drui
dess second, Blackburn third; time,
Seven-eighths of a mile—Torchlight
won, Folsoni second, Pagan third; time,
Three-fourths of a mile—Daisy Wood
ruff won, Belle of Natura second, lago
third ; time, 1:15.
Latonia, June 5. —Mile and a six
teenth —Crawfish won, Dyer second,
Bonaletta third; time, 1:58> 2 .
Mile —Germanic won, Little Prince
second, Silver Lake third ; time 1:47.
Mile and a sixteenth—Princess Bowl
ing won, Wary second, Himyar third;
Himyar stakes, 3-year-olds, mile and
an eighth—Palisade won, Kiley second,
Good-Bye third; time, 2:00^.
Four and a half furlongs—Jeannette
won, Marmora second, Sorceress third;
The English Turf.
London, June s.—The royal stakes
were won by Iddersleigh, Screech Owl
second, Jack O'Lantern third. The
Surry breeders' foal stakes were won by
Mardi Gras, Lady Primrose second,
Sheldrake third. The Epsom grand
prize was won by St. Serf, Ornatus sec
ond, St. Ben third.
San Francisco Census.
San Francisco, June 5. —Census Su
pervisor Davis estimates the population
of this city at 350,000, with tbe Chinese
population at 20,000. Tbe enumerators,
he thinks, will return only 15,000 Chi
nese, as a great many are now out of
town working on farms and orchards.
The school census of this city was
completed this evening, and the report
has been forwarded to the superintend
ent of public instruction at Sacramento.
The report shows a total of 84,531 chil
dren under 17 years of age, 01,144 of
whom are between 5 and 7.
West I'oint Gunners.
West Point, June 5. —This afternoon
there was a firing drili at the seacoast
battery on the river shore. Tbe guns
were manned by cadets of the second
class, with a chief detachment from the
first class. The target was a patch of
whitewash on the precipitous side of the
Crow's Nest, several feet above the river
shore. The marksmanship was excel
lent, particularly with titles, and the
target was hit many times.
Clarksou an<l Party.
Denver, June s.—Assistant Postmas
ter-General Clarksou, wife and party of
friends, arrived here this morning from
Dcs Moines, in a special car attached to
the Pacific mail. General Clark
son sai I the trip was one of pleasure.
Igo to the southern portion of
tomorrow, and on returning
3 Portland, Seattle and San
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