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l THE HERALDJ " Stands for the Interests of p, Southern California. FOR IT. LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 146. BEYOND THE ROCKIES A Mayor's Brutal Assault on a Newspaper Man. A Jealous Youth Murders His Foster Sister. A Pipeful of Whiskers Costs a Nervy Cowboy His Life. Steamship Companies Obliged to Boycott Rowdy Cattlemen—Various Deeds of Violence. Associated Press Dispatches. 1 Nkw York, Sept. 7. —Mayor Gleason, of Long Island City, committed an un provoked and brutal assault upon George A. Crowley, a newspaper man, this evening. Crowley stood talking to a number of prominent gentlemen in Miller's Long Island City hotel, when the mayor entered, and seeing Crowley, ex claimed : "You are a loafer and a theif.'.' Crowley resented the accusation, where upon Gleason struck him a savage blow in the face, knocking him down. The mayor, in his fury, kicked the prostrate Crowley several times in the face, splitting his lips, smashing his nose and knocking out several teeth. Gleason waa finally dragged away and Crowley taken into a restau rant, where the blood was washed from his face. In the melee Crowley, who is near' ighted, lost his glasses and" returned to find them. As he entered the bar room, (ileason again rushed at him and knocked him down. The mayor was finally induced to desist, and Crowley went out in search of a warrant for Gleason'B arrest, but could find no mag istrate at home. The grand jury will convene tomorrow, and Crowley intends to take steps to have the mayor indicted for assault. A PIPEFUL OF WHISKERS. The Cause of a Nervy Hebrew Cowboy's Death. Chicago, Sept. 7.—A pipe full of whiskers was the singular demand made on Bernard Cohen, by six young rowdies passing through the Hebrew colony on South Union street, this afternoon." The six made a dash to secure the whiskers, plucking wildly at Cohen's ample beard, but were desperately resisted by Cohen and wife, who were speedily reinforced by near a hundred other Hebrews. The leader of the reinforce ments was Jacob Seiff, a neigh bor of the Cohens, just returned from a ranch in Montana. The cowboy Hebrew made things lively for the hood lum j during a brief space, but rashly believed that a revolver in the hands of one of them meant a bluff. In attempt ing to completely vanquish the six, Seiff received a bullet in the forehead. He was taken to the hospital in a dying con dition. Four hoodlums, John Foss, Henry Clark, Frank Petzer and Frank Morgan, were arrested, but the identity of the cowboy's slayer remains a mys tery. FESTIVE COWBOYS. Tbe Atlantic Steamships Compelled to Boycott Them. New York, Sept. 7. —The riotous con duct of cattlemen on ocean steamships returning from Europe, has been tbe theme of many complaints made at the barge office. These men go to Europe to take care of large consignments of cattle, and on the outward voyage are kept busy and out of mischief; hut when they return home, with nothing to do, the trouble begins. The latest case of disturbance raised by cattlemen, was on the" steamship Amsterdam, which ar rived today. There were sixteen in this crowd, and their actions were outrageous. The steamship company had decided not to ship any more of them as passengers. The lines that sail from England also have boycotted them. THE PIOUS PRESIDENT. He Attends Services at His Mountain Ito trent. Obsssom Springs, Pa., Sept. 7.—The presidential party, with the exception of Mrs. Harrison, attended divine services this morning in the large parlor of the Mountain house, tlie services being con ducted by Rev. George Rogers, an Epis copal minister from Verona, Pa. Miss Jeannete Halford, daughter of the presi dent's private secretary, assisted in the singing, and sang as a solo the beautiful hymn, "Angel of Charity." Mrs. Har rison was somewhat indisposed this morning, but revived in the evening and walked with the rest of the party to supper at the hotel. ON THE SAME TRACK. Another Wreck on the Upper Bridge at Albany. Albany, N. V., Sept. 7.—Another wreck occurred on the upper bridge this morning. A freight train was coming over the bridge from the east when another started east at the other end. A misplaced switch let the second train run up on the west bound tiack. The locomotives crushed into each other near the western end of the bridge. The engines were damaged and three freight cars derailed and broken. The tracks were blocked until late in the afternoon. DISAPPOINTED SWEETHEARTS. X artless Customs Inspectors Seize Love's Offerings. New York, Sept. 7. —Maurice Gilbert, of Bufte City, Montana, and Frank Bernicj, of the same city, arrived on the steamer La Champagne from Havre, today. Inspectors Brown and Donohue met them. The gentlemen were con ducted to the seizure room and each had to give up a $500 gold watch. The watches weie confiscated. The men said the articles were for their sweet hearts. A YOUNG FIEND, He Murders His Adopted Sister in a Fit of Jealous Kage. Lockport, N. V., Sept. 7.—A terrible crime was committed at Ransomville, seventy-six miles northeast of here yes terday. A boy named Charles Grambo, aged 14, a son of Frederick Grambo, a farmer, murdered his adopted sister, Rose Grambo, i) years of age. There was no eye witness to the crime, as the children were left alone at home while the parents went away. Young Grambo, it is said, had an empty shot gun which be brought out into the yard where the little girl was playing. He loaded it with sand and gravel and plac ing the muzzle close to Rose's head, fired. The young villain then hitched up a horse, placed the body of the dy ing girl in the wagon, threw a blanket over her, and started to Dr. Long's house. The doctor tried to probe for tiie pebbles, but found they had penetrated the brain, a»d that there was no hope for the chilcre life. The boy told contradictory stories, but held that the shooting was accidental. He is known as being wild and head strong. The girl was his adopted sister, having been taken from the home for the friendless, in this city, a month ago. The Grambo's became very much at tached to the little girl, and the theory is that the boy shot her in his jealous rage - THE SPOKANE DISASTER. APPALLING SIGHTS AT THE SCENE OF THE EXPLOSION. The Victims Buried under 2,500 Cubic Feet of Rock—Sixteen Bodies Re covered—Many Injured and Missing. Spokane Falls, Wash., Sept. 7. — The dreadful explosion of dynamite at the Northern. Pacific yards "last night, was the all engrossing topic of con versation in the city today. Curiosity aroused hundreds to visit the scene of the accident. Eager crowds watched the work of removing the immense amount of rocks thrown down by the explosion into the cut below, under which most of the bodies of those killed were found. The scene of the explosion presented a fearful ap pearance. On top of a ledge of rocks were the remains of James McPherson, who was tamping the blast, by the ex plosion of which so many were hurled into eternity. A deep hole was excava ted, and it was estimated 2,500 cubic feet of rock and earth were hurled upon the unfortunate men directly beneath, in the cut. The explosion was a ter rific one, it being stated that 150 pounds of dynamite was discharged. Although a large force were kept busy at work until all the rock was dislodged that the premature blast removed, no more bodies were found. The number dead found last night was fourteen. In addition to those one man died from the effects of his in juries at the hospital, today, and it is also reported that two others who were badly injured, died during the day. Many of the injured were so badly hurt that their recovery is almost iru possihle. The general foreman, Charles Holt, states that forty-two men were in the gang working on the cut in that ledge. Of this number six teen are dead, eight in the hos pital and it has so far been impossible to determine the where abouts of the other nineteen men. Of these the unhurt will probably be present at roll call tomorrow morning. Until then the number missing cannot be determined. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 o'clock, at the morgue, over the remains of the sixteen already dead, and a public burial will be given them. BRAWL IN A BAGNIO. One Man Kllleil and Another Mortally Wounded. Pleasant Hill, Mo., Sept. 7. —John Parker and A. D. Wells, young farmers, made application late yesterday for ad mission into a disreputable house. They forced their way into the house, and became engaged in a quarrel with seven other men there. During the quarrel, revolvers were drawn. Parker was shot through the head, and in stantly killed. < (liver Hughes was shot in the neck and mortally wounded. Wells and six inmates of the house were arrested. Alleged Train Wreckers. Albany, N. V., Sept. 7. —York Reed, who has served as a freight brakeman on the New York Central, was arrested today by their detectives and was closet ed all day in Superintendent Kissel's of fice. It is reported that he is suspected of complicity in the wreck of the Mon treal express, last night. To-night Tom Miller, a Knight of La bor and striker, was arrested at Green Bush Hollow, for complicity in tlie wreck. Smoked Cigarettes in Ited. New York, Sept. 7. —Ethel Curtis, 10 years old, typewriter and stenographer, was smoking cigarettes in bed at her home on Lexington avenue, this even ing. She fell asleep, the cigarette drop ped from her hand and ignited the bed clothes, and the girl was terribly burned about the body. She afterward died of her burns at the Bellevue hospital. Last Week's Clearances. Boston, Sept. 7. —The total gross ex changes for last week, as shown by dis patches from the leading clearinghouses of the United States and Canada, is $1,094,720,790, an increase of 2.1 percent as compared with the corresponding week of last year. Irish Pates Broken. Dublin, Sept. 7.—A conflict between Nationalists and police occurred today. The officers attempted to pre\cnt a Nationalist procession. A serious affra}' resulted and many heads were broken before the police succeeded in enforcing their mandate. A Prospective Race War. Warrenton, Ga., Sept, 7. —Tom Adams (colored) was killed last night by W. J. Norris, proprietor of the Warren ton hotel. Other negroes threatened vengeance, but the citizens are prepared for an emergency. Armenians and Turks. CoKHTANTiitOPLB, Sept. 7. —News is re ceived of a light between Armenians and gendarmes near Ismid. Five gendarmes were killed. Troops have been sent. Atlantic Steamships. New York, Sept. 7. —Arrived: The Alaska, Liverpool; La Champagne, Havre; Tower Hill, London. MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 8, 1890. AT THE GOLDEN GATE A Big Riot in the Mongolian Quarter. Native Sons Taking the City by Storm. Locomotive Firemen Assembling in Convention. An Electric Light Employee Survives a. Shock of Two Thousand Volts- Sunday Ball Games. Associated Press Dispatches. 1 Han Francisco, Sept. 7.—Early this morning there was a fight in China town, and two Chinese were shot. The Ping King Tong company were holding an outdoor religious service on Waverly place, when members of the Chee Kong Tong company interfered. Instantly knives, revolvers and clubs were drawn, and two shots were fired. Chin Moy, of the Ping King Kong so ciety was wounded in the left thigh. Chinese flocked to the scene from every quarter, and two China town watchmen who drew revolvers were swept away by the mob. Ping Ting Kong men then rushed to ShafTerd alley where the Chee Kong Tong society was holding an out-door festival, intending to retaliate by smashing their idols. Another melee ensued and a Ping King Tong man was wounded. By this time five regular policemen had reached ShafTerd alley, and withdrawn revolvers kept the Chinese at bay. Back of the police stood the fighting men of the Chee Kong Tong company, ready to meet the expected attack. The Chinese refused to disperse, and menaced the police until reinforcements arrived from the central station. It is expected that there will be further trouble, as the two societies which are at war swear they will have revenge. NATIVE SONS. Thousands of Them Recreate in the Bay City Parks San Francisco, Sept. 7.—The local parlors of Native Sons were kept busy today escorting parlors from other por tions of the state who arrived on every train and boat. The grand concert at Golden Gate park this afternoon was attended by nearly 5000 persons. The vast crowd surged all over the park. Considerable excitement was caused during the performance', pi a piece called. the army quadrille, in which there was musketry firing. Horses became frightened and several buggies were smashed. No one was injured, however. At Woodward's gardens a~ celebration was held which was also attended by a large crowd. A concert was also given at Union square. The two initial ball games in the N. S. G. W. tournament were played at Cen tral park. In the first game the Nation als defeated the Rincons, by a score of 27 to 13, and in the second game the Rincons beat the Pacifies, by a score of 18 to 5. LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN. A Special Train Load Arrive from tlie East at San Francisco. San Francisco, Sept. 7.—A special train carrying 200 delegates to the sec ond biennial convention of the Brother hood of Locomotive Firemen arrived here this afternoon from Chicago. Tlie train was made up of five Pullman sleepers and two baggage cars, and was transported fiee by the rail road com panies. The train was handsomely deco rated with etnblem.es of United States. Canada and Mexico, denoting that the convention was to be international. The delegates were welcomed at Oak land by a local committee of twenty live, and elaborate arrangemente have been made for the entertainment of the visitors. Many of the delegates are accompanied by their families, and the entire party numbers nearly 500. HARD TO ELECTROCUTE. An Electrician Survives an Accidental Shock of 8,000 Volts. San Francisco, Sept. 7. —Herbert Burns, an electrician employed in the electrical works here, received an elec tric shock yesterday that nearly killed him. One of the dynamos was out of order, and while Burns was repairing it he received a shock of 2,000 volts direct from the dynamo, through his body. The shock knocked him back , ward and he was picked up for dead. He gradually recovered consciousness, however. One of his hands was badly blistered and be complained of soreness of the lungs. Sunday Ball Games. San Francisco, Sept. 7. —Sacramento lost another game to San Francisco by a score of oto 3, TheJSenators could not touch Lookabaugh. Ebright played a great game of ball for the Friscos. Stockton, Cal., Sept. 7. —The Col onels today won from the Stocktons by a score of 0 to 3. Armstrong's wild throw in the first inning gave Oakland three runs and Stockton could not catch up. Gloucester, Mass., Sept. 7. —Athle- tics, 0; Toledo, 9. Republican Nominations. Reduing, Cal., Sept. 7. —The Republi can county convention met here yester day and nominated a full county ticket. The joint convention of Shasta and Trin ity counties met and nominated A. C. Brigham, of Redding, for assembly. The joint senatorial convention also met and nominated R. C. Campbell, of Siskiyou, for senator. The Kaiser Klated With His Navy. Berlin, Sept. 7. —At a banquet given by Emperor William to the officers of the fleet at Gravenstein, last night, he praised the seamanship and proficiency in gunnery and torpedo work displayed at the naval manamvers yesterday. He added that he believed the fleet equal to the most trying work that could be re quired of it. Australian Strikes. Melbourne, Sept. 7. —The employers decline to confer with the strikers. The Broken Hill miners struck to forestall an announced stoppage, affecting 9,000 men and |750,000 capital. Other stoppages are imminent. Sydney, Sept. 7. —The strikers held a monster demonstration here today. Res olutions were adopted declaring that the men would remain firm. Four steamers sailed today, all manned by black legs. Social Science Congress. Liege Sept. 7. —The social science congress opened today. Two thousand delegates are present from all parts of catholic Europe. It was resolved to send a telegram to the Pope and King Leopold expressing the devotion of the members. An Epidemic In France. Pauls, Sept. 7. —An epidemic has broken out at Maison Blanche, which is alleged to be due to the opening up of the ground in search for the remains of Count de Mirabeau. Ten children have died. The Cholera Scourge. Madrid, Sept. 7.—Fifteen fresh cases of cholera and eleven deaths from the disease were reported at Valencia city today. FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS. tke tariff bill to be voted on this "Week. The Anti-Lottery Bill Soon to be Tackled by the Senate—Contested Election Cases on Deck in the House. Washington, Sept. 7.—ln the senate voting on the amendments to the tariff bill will begin on Tuesday, and continue until all are disposed of; when that will be cannot be stated with exactness, but it is believed the final vote will be near the close of the week. The conference report on the river and harbor bill will probably be agreed to tomorrow. The land grant forfeiture and anti-lottery bills will probably follow the tariff bill. In tbe house, the Virginia contested election case of Langston vs. Venable, and tlie South Carolina case of Miller vs. Elliot, will come up. Tbe elections com mittee propose to seat the colored Re publican contestant. Later in the week the appropriations committee will call up the last of tbe appropriation bills, the general deficeincy, and the tariff bill may be received from the senate. SHOCKING TRAGEDY, A Human' Brute Shoots His Wife and Mother-in-Law. Milwaukee, Sept. 7. —A shocking tragedy was enacted at Wauwatosa, a suburb of Milwaukee, this afternoon. Mrs. Edward Reininger had left her hus band on account of brutal treatment, and returned to ber mother's home. She and her mother were sitting on the porch today, when Reininger came to the house. He asked his wife if she would return to him. She refused, and, without a moment's warning, he pulled out a revolver and shot her three times, fatally wounding her. The mother interfered, and she too was shot twice. Mrs. Raymer's wounds may not prove fatal. Reininger was arrested. THE GRIM REAPER. Sumner Howard Among the Recently Garnered Sheaves. Flint, Mich., Sept. 7.—Sumner How ard, one of the best known politicians in Michigan, died yesterday. He was a criminal lawyer of great ability. In 1870 he was appointed by President Grant district attorney for Utah, and conducted the trial of John D. Lee, for complicity in the Mountain Meadow massacre. Subsequently he returned to Michigan. President Arthur appointed him chief justice of Arizona, which po sition he resigned in 1880. Lillian Gruhb. Baltimore, Sept. 7. —Lillian Grubb, the well-known actress and singer and wife of David Hayman, manager of the "Shenandoah" company, died at the home of her father in this city this morning. The immediate cause of her illness was malnutrition, and for three or four years there has been a gradual decay of her vital powers. General Noyes' Funeral. Cincinnati, Sept. 7. —The funeral ser vices over the late General £. F. Noyes were very largely attended today. Among the honorary pall-bearers was Ex-President Hayes. Eight members of the general's old regiment were active pall-bearers. •John L. Sullivan's Father. Boston, Sept. 7. —Michael Sullivan, aged 05, father of John L. Sullivan, the pugilist, died this morning of typhoid pneumonia. Dan Vice, the Showman. From the New York World. Dan Rice, the old-time clown, is pass ing his summer in New York, and looks as young and fresh as a boy from school. He lectures some nowadays, and knows how to give an interesting talk. Occasionally lie meets a vener able person who laughed at his jokes and grimaces fifty years ago and "who recalls his grand old educated horse Excelsior, over which Dan himself has shed many a tear. One day a United States justice shook hands with him on the rear of a Broadway car. "Uncle Dan," said the justice, "you don't know me, and This is the first time in my life that I have ever spoken to you, but when I was a boy I crawled under your tent to see you, got caught by a canvassman and had powdered resin sprinkled all over my hair." The jus tice and the ex-clown had a great laugh over the incident. , Tho Reason Why. From Life. Yabsley—l see by the paper that the New Jersey census figures go to show that only one man in a thousand reaches the age of 75. Dibsley (who comes over in the ferry from Jersey City every morning)— Well, no; when a New Jersey grandpa reaches three-score and ten, his family conclude he's not worth wasting quinine on any longer. A Lovely Time.' From the Lawrence American. Maude—Did you have a good time at the beach, Alice? Alice—Didn't I! I was engaged to all three of the young men at the hotel at the same time, and the other girls were perfectly furious. Love Letters. From the Somerville Journal. A love letter is never so interesting to other people as It is to the lovers them selves, but it is a good deal more amusing. IN FOREIGN LANDS. Mrs. MeCabe's Tribulations in Mexico. President Diaz Bent on Reduc ing: His Army. Confidence Expressed in Minister Miz ner's Course. Another Duel Over the Charges Against Boulauger—European Floods Subsiding. Associated Press Dispatches. I Atlanta, (ia., Sept. 7.—A letter sent tothe Constitution by a woman now liv ing in a'Mexican town, makes a pitiful appeal to American women and citizens for money to help her in her distress. The writer is May Ynez McCabe, aged 18, wife of Judge S. T. McCabe. She is a native of Texas. Her husband was county judge of Hidalgo, and being wounded in the foot by one Max Stein, in June last, crossed the Rio Grande to Reynousa, Mexico, to secure medical aid. Stein, it appeared, from the latter, persecuted the woman with his attentions, and on one occasion seized her by force and attemptnd to make her comply with his wishes. She was ill several weeks after that and gave birth to a dead child. After her recovery Stein still followed her, using threats and also circulating stories of a slanderous nature concerning her. Finally she met him Sunday night, August 17th, in Reyn'ousa, and on his renewing his threats, shot him through the heart. For this she was arrested and is now in prison at Matamoras. She begs that money be sent her there or to Don Juan Domiiiguez, Reynousa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. CONFIDENCE in hizner. Uncle Sam Will Have No Serious Com plications With Gautemala. Baltimore, Sept. 7 —SamuelKimberly, secretary of legation to the Central Amer ican states, and consul general of the United States at Gautemala, starts for his post tomorrow. 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FIVE CENTS. ment takes a deep interest in the matter. Some little diplomatic complications may arise out of the Barrundia affair, but not of so serious a character as to cause any breach, and the whole matter wfll be soon straightened out." MEXICAN REFORMS. President Diaz Contemplates a Redac tion of the Army. City of Mexico, Sept. 7. —President i Diaz is maturing a plan for the reduc tion of the army, which it is intended I shall be composed solely of volunteers. | It is believed, so far as can be judged at I present, that it would have the effect of eliminating criminal and other unde sirable elements from the army, which, it is said, will hereafter be principally used on the north ern and southern frontiers in the territory occupied by Indians. There are large numbers of officers sup ported on the retired list, and if these are disbanded it will be a saving to the country of several millions annually. If the president's plan is carried into ef fect, it is supposed many of these officers j will find employment in the national guard, and other places in the service of the state. O'BRIEN'S ADVICE. jHe Says Irishmen Have No Business to Go Begging Abroad. Cork, Sept. 7. —William O'Brien, I speaking at a meeting in County Cork, ; said it would be Ireland's own fault if a single child was starved. The tenants ought not to pay a penny of rent until their families were provided for. They had no business to make begging appeals to Irishmen abroad, but should iook to Balfour and his sublime schemes. THE BOULANGER CHARGES. I Another Duel the Outgrowth of Their Authorship. L Paris, Sept. 7. —Mermeix, the alleged ; author of the charges against Boulan- I ger, fought a duel today with Labruyer, lof Gil Bias. The latter was slightly wounded. • Le Petit Journal says Laguerre in j spired the articles attacking Boulanger in Figaro. European Floods Subsiding. London, Sept. 7. —The Elbe is still six | teen feet above its normal height at Dresden, but it is gradually falling, and it is believed the danger is over. A slight subsidence was noticed in the main branch of the Danube at Vienna today. The Austrian government has granted $1,000,000 for repairing the dam age done by the floods and assisting the sufferers. London, Sept. 7. —The Chronicle's Vienna correspondent says it is estima ted that tbe losses by the flood in Cen tral Europe will reach 20,000,000 francs. Owing to the damage to the beet crop, iit is likely the Austrian sugar exports [ will be sixty per cent under the average.