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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
l THE HERALD j r Stands for the. Interests of Southern California. I SUBSCRIBE FOX IT. ) ttgi rfa—ifra—Al. rtS fOi A th tW VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 148. TWO SCORE YEARS, California Celebrates Her Fortieth Birthday. S Tlie Parade and Exercises at San Francisco. The Most Imposing Pageant Ever Seen on the Coast. Twenty Thousand People in Line and the Procession Three Hours in Passing a Point. Associated Press Dispatches.l San Fkanc-isco, Sept. 9. —At an early hour this morning the streets were thronged with people hastening to every point of vantage from which the parade could he seen. The crowds in some sec tions of tlie city along the main thor oughfares were immense. The parade started promptly at 10:15, and for three hours the marching forces, gaily decor ated floats and other features of the pro cession, held the attention of the thous ands of spectators who lined both sides of the streets through which the proces sion marched. The first division was composed of the military, acting as an escort to Governor Waterman, Mayor Pond, General Gib bon and other distinguished guests. The regular troops comprised ten com panies of infantry, two batterries of ar tillery and two troops of cavalry. Three full regiments of the second brigade oi the California National Guards were in line. In the second division were the Cali fornia pioneers, who were greeted with great enthusiasm everywhere. Tlie old emigrant wagons of '49 also attracted much notice. Floats with miners at work and miners at home, a Mexican corrieta drawn by oxen, the handsome floats representing agriculture and hor ticulture in 1890, and the old-fashioned engines of the veteran pioneer and ex empt firemen, who were cheered all along the line, were other features of this division. Mexican war veterans, territorial pioneers, Colonel Stevenson's California volunteers and the grand ofliicersand past presidents of the order of Native Sons occupied carriages which had been brought into service from many of the surrounding cities. THE PROCESSION. Unprecedented in Numbers, Pomp anil Enthusiasm. San Francisco, Sept. 9.—The great parade today was probably the largest and most successful ever attempted in this part of the country, and the display of enthusaism along the line of march was never equalled here on any similar occasion. The Native Sons were repre sented by 150 parlors from all parts of the state, and comprised nine entire divisions. Theorder made a rineappear ance with their attractive uniforms and excellent marching. With many of the parlors were handsome floats drawn by six and eight horses, and a dozen live bears, among them one huge grizzly, also appeared in the procession. Tlie military feature of the parade was unusually attractive, as was also the display made by the various secret fraternal and benevolent organizations and other civil societies. The illustrations of scenes and inci dents connected with the early history of California were confined largely to the second division of tlie parade. In this there were a number of large floats, representing miners at work and at home in camp, and also illustrating pro gress of the state in agriculture, horti culture and other industries. All these floats called forth applause from crowds of spectators who lined the streets. Another most interesting feature which attracted special attention, all along the line of march, was the "prairie schooner" of '49 —the rude eanvass covered emigrant wagon drawn by mules or oxen, and having camp cooking utensils hanging outside, and the dilap idated harness fastened to the team. A dozen of these wagons, a Mexican correta (the pioneer express wagon) and a mail coach and the antique tire ap paratus used in the early days, appeared in tlie procession. ST' IU California Tioneers, comprising members of the society from all parts of the state, appeared in the parade in great numbers, and were received with much enthusiasm. Mexican war veterans, survivors of Colonel J. D. Stevenson's regiment of California volunteers, accompanied by the aged colonel himself, and the exempt fire company, formed other in teresting features of "the procession. Tne third division contained the Cali fornia drill corps and parlor of this city, with two floats, Sunset and Sacramento parlors, Marysville, Placerville, Court land. Argonaut, Elk Grove, Auburn, Si erra and Silver Star parlors. This was one of the best drilled and most attract ive of all the divisions. Stockton parlor, No. 7, and Pacific parlors of San Francisco, headed the fourth division, and were two tine bod ies of men. A float represent ing the Sutter mill, in the fifth division, created much enthusiasm. > A splendid showing was made by the San Jose and Mission parlors. San Jose parlor had an electric tower about thirty feet in height, made of (lowers, l'eta luma, Healdsburg, Mt. Tamalpais, Ukiah, and liedwood parlors made up the sixth division. The feature of the sixth division was El Dorado parlor and drill corps of this city. The drill corps 'performed a number of evolutions and won merited applause. The handsome new banner of the parlor was borne at its head. , „, k _ , Woodland, Mt. Diablo and General Winn parlors were much applauded. In the seventh division, Los Angeles and San Diego parlors presented an attractive appearance, and marched like soldiers. Hydraulic parlor, with light slouch hats and checked blouses, were among the other features of the division. All of the out of town parlors presented an unusually fine appearance, and were arranged in "the parade to good advan tage. San Francisco parlor and drill corps had a large float, two bears and a colored band. Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Watson - ville, Monterey and parlors from the surrounding towns, made up a strong division. Oakland parlor in the ninth, with a huge ball of flowers, at the head, and a float, Alameda parlor and drill »corps, Halcyon parlor with a float and pioneer wagon, Eden parlor with white blouses, straw hats and red, white and blue sashes, Piedmont, Alvarado, Brook lyn, Napa and St. Helena parlors, with the survivors of the Bear flag party and other pioneers as guests, McCloud par lor, with a band of Indians, and several other parlors made up one of the finest divisions of the parade. Rincon, Bay City, Alcalde parlor and drill corps, and Nian tin parlor made up the tenth division. The eleventh comprised the veteran guard, Stanford parlor, witli its large bear and handsome banner; Palo Alto parlor, which drew a chariot containing Harry Bee, Fremont's old guide, who was cheered repeatedly; National parlor, with black silk blouses and caps with yellow trimmings ; several boy parlors; one hundred and fifty of the Brother hood of Locomotive Firemen, who ar rived last week from the east. Ten divisions following comprised lo cal and visiting delegations of Knights of Pythias, Foresters, Swiss, Italian, French and Mexican military companies, Young Men's Institute, Order of Redmen and Coast Seamen's union, which turned out in unusually fine style. There were fully twenty thousand men in line, and each parlor and order displayed some especial feature of excel lence. The procession being composed in great degree of young men, was full of animation and enthusiasm. The emblems of the pioneer days which formed so prominent a feature ot the parade, were heartily cheered, and allu sions to Fremont, Sutter, Marshal and Winn received merited applause from the appreciative throngs. There were over twenty floats and sixty bands in line, and the stops were few and of short duration, else the time occupied in passing over the line of march would have been much longer. THE LITERARY EXERCISES. Addresses by the Next Governor and Others. San Francisco. Sept. 9. —The cele bration of Admission day this afternoon consisted of literary exercises at the Grand opera house. The immense auditorium had been beautifully deco rated, and the exercises were attended by great crowds of people. Rev. Charles L. Neil offered a prayer, after which Grand Marshal Charles L. Tilden intro duced the president of the day, William H. Miller, Grand President of the Native Sons, who made an address appropriate to the occasion. Mayor E. I!. Pond, of San Francisco, then delivered the address of wel- come, in which lie congratulated the Native Sons upon the great success in which they had conducted the cele bration. He said California had much to be proud of —her great domain and varied resources and products—but her proudest boast today was her native sons and daughters. He closed by say ing that notwithstanding the state pride which tills the breast of Califor nians today, they must remember that they share "with 05,000,000 of their coun trymen, a greater pride in being old and young native sons of a glorious nation. Governor Waterman then made a brief address, declaring that in forty years California had become a giant in her strength, prosperty, progress and future hopes. The Governor also expressed a deep interest in the young men of the state, and congratulated them warmly upon the success of the celebra tion. Henry E. Highton delivered an address on behalf of the pioneers. He declared that the star of the empire is rapidly advancing to the extreme west. Its "gleams shone upon the columns of the California pioneers, and its fuller light irradiates the living argo nauts and the native sons and daughters. It will rest in resplendent majesty over their descendants. Mr. Higliton gave a brief review of the progress of California, and said the pioneers had done their part in placing the state in the position she now holds, and that their names and reputations would descend clear and luminous to the latest chronicles of time, but their dis tinctive labor is nearly ended, and to their children, the native sons of the golden west, they must soon transfer the responsibility of maintaining ami improving the commonwealth. Continuing, the speaker said we are now confronted by the two difficulties of isolation and provincialism. We must reach out and grapple with the thriving and over crowded centers of our conti nent and throughout the globe. We must adopt new business methods, larger and broader in conception, bolder and more systematic in execution. We must arrest the unnatural and anti- American influence of individuals, cliques and combinations. We must hold capital and labor within these just limits which will secure the rights and prosperity of each. Mr. Highton further said: '.'i. am earnestly convinced that California is to become the most densely populated state in the union. With her internal resources she can support at least 20, --000,000 men ami women. With compet ing systems of railroads, with a ship canal" across the isthmus of Nicaragua and the is.hmus of Darien, and with ocean cables beneath the Pacific she would occupy the most central position in the northern hemisphere." In closing, Mr. Higiiton invoked the descendants'of the pioneers to follow in their fathers' footsteps for the sup pression of evil and the harmonious de velopment of good. Mrs. 0. S. Baker followed with an ad dress to the Native Daughters. The last address was made by Judge James I. Boland, grand orator of the Native Sons. His address was devoted chiefly to an extensive review of the his tory "and development of California, from the earliest days of its history up to the present time. A number of musical selections formed an attractive feature of the exercises. THE CELEBRATION CONTINUED. The Vi-i.lnugnd Till For Into thu Night, San Francisco, Sept. 9. —Tho streets of the city tonight present the same animated appearance which has been the order for the past few days. The Native Sons and visitors were eyidently notexhusted by their exertions dur ing the morning, and great crowds as sembled at the hearquarters of various parlors during the afternoon and even- WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1890. I ing, and the celebration was continued in an informal way. Tonight a grand ball was given at Mechanic's pavilion, and the crowds in attendance were the largest which have collected in the immense building for a long time, and the festivities were con tinued there until a late hour. A display of fireworks was also given tonight at Twentieth and Folsom streets. OUTSIDE OBSERVANCES. How Some of the Smaller Cities Cele brated Admission Day. Pasadena, Sept. 9.— The new public library was opened with imposing ceremonies this morning. There was a big military parade this afternoon, par ticipated in by seven companies of the National Guard. Bakersfibld, Cal., Sept. 9. — The business places were closed here today. There was no special demonstration, but the town was well decorated with flags and banners, suitable to the occa sion. Bokora. Cal., Sept. o.—Forty guns were fired here today in observance of Admission day. San Dikoo, Sept. 9. —Admission Day was observed here with appropriate cereipunies at the pavilion on Mission heights, bsiness being entirely sus pended in the city. CELEBRATED IN CHICAGO, California Pio&eerl Hold Exercises in Jackson Turk. Chicago, Sept. 9.—This was a Cali fornia day at Jackson park—the celebra tion of the fortieth anniversary of its admission as a state. Of the vast num ber of fortune-seekers who crossed the almost unknown wastes of sand between I the Missouri river and the Paci fic coast, Chicago holds today a goodly number. These have been united in an organization called "The Western Branch of tlie California Pio neers," and on each succeeding birthday !of the leading state of the Pacific coast, j they get. together and spin again the i tales of the gold excitement. Jackson | park pavilion was the place of meeting this year. This afternoon they were | there with their wives, children and rel atives. Dr. J. Ward p]llis is president; Charles 11. Jackson, secretary and Geo. A. Emery, vice-president of the society. A Celebration in Boston. i Boston, Sept. 9. —The New England Associated California Pioneers observed j the fortieth anniversary of Admission I day by a banquet at the Revere house. A large gathering of old gold hunters i was present and passed a most enjoyable evening, recalling the stirring times of I '49. After dinner $100 was subscribed i to the Sutter's fort fund. , ! HIS DIAMONDS SEIZED. : A British Swell Forfeit* His Gems to I n cle Sam. New York, Sept. 9.—AY. W. Mcd ; hurst, a young Englishman who some I time ago inherited $500,000 from his un- I cle, arrived in this port yesterdaj' from Liverpool. He brought along with him his horses, carriages, etc., intending to remain here for some time. Today, Special Agent Wilbur, of the treasury de partment, ordered a careful investigation of Medhurst's baggage. The result is that there is now in the seizure room of the custom house over $9,000 worth of dia ; monds and pearls, put together in the j most exquisite workmanship. As ttiey ! were all ornaments for a lady's use, and with nionogranic on them that did not correspond with his initials, they were promptly seized. All Medhurst said when the seizure was made, was that when the goods were sold, he might be on hand to buy them in. The Flagman's Invention. New York, Sept. 9.—Vice-president Webb, of the New York Central, said to night that he had occasion to believe that the attempt to wreck the express ; near I'ougkepsie Monday evening, was the invention of the flag \ man who signalled the train |to stop. No evidence of obstruc tions having been placed in the culvert ; could be found today. The flagman was i probably actuated by the hope of gsin ing a reward. Capt. Hay's Body Recovered. San Diego, Sept. 9—The body of Cap tain William I. Hay, one of the victims ;of the Petrel disaster a week ago, was : recovered from the bay this afternoon •by a searching party. The body was found only a short distance from where the boat went down. Three ladies are still missing. Workmen Attacked !>y Roughs. Berlin, Sept. 9.—A band of roughs ' made a brutal attnck upon some work-. men while the latter were about to leave , work in this city, this afternoon. The ! workmen, fourteen in number, were ter ribly cut and bruised. The motive of the ! attack is unknown. Knights In Trouble. Albany, N. V., Sept. 9. —It is rumored ! tonight that trouble is imminent in the , ranks of Jdie striking Knights, on ac : count of the scarcity of money. A large ! break is expected tomorrow, because the men have not been supplied with even , enough money to keep their families. A Barber's Suicide. San Francisco, Sept. 9. —Theo. C. I.ampe, proprietor of the barber shop and baths in the Baldwin hotel, com mitted suicide today, by cutting his throat with a razor, while laboring under temporary insanity. Another Forest Fire. Grass Valley, Cal., Sept. 9.— Another big forest fire was raging today to the soutlieast of town, in a thickly settled neighborhood. Splendid timber was destroyed, and a great amount of cord wood. EASTERN ECHOES. Brief Mention of Events Transpiring East of the Mountains. James Wilson, who conducted a large banking business at Streator, 111., has made an assignment" i By the explosion of a keg oi gunpow der at Braddock, Pa., William McDonald was killed and four other men so badly injured that they may die. The Philadelphia police made a wholesale raid last night on Chinese gambling houses on Race street, and captured 226 players of fan-tan, At York, Pa., detectives arrested JohnMarmet, an employee in the car works, on the charge of forging a num ber of notes on farmers six years ago. DUAL SITE ADOPTED. The World's Fair Finally Located. The Directors Meet and Settle the Matter. The Lake Front and Jackson Park Joint Site Approved. Commissioner Mark McDonald Says Cali fornia "Will Get All She Asks For Her Exhibit. Associated Press Dispatches. I Chicago, Sept. 9.—The directors of the world's fair, at a meeting this after noon, reaffirmed their choice of some months ago, and selected the dual site of the lake front and Jackson park as the place for the location of the great exposition. The lake front is a long grass covered common on lake Michigan, and bordering the business centre of Chicago. It contains at present about ninety acres. It is the design to place thereon the grand entrance to the exposition and buildings for the fine arts 'and kindred displays. Jackson Park is also on the lake shore about five miles from the court house, and is to have the agricul tural, live stock and other exhibits of that nature, besides others of general interest. Four hundred acres are avail able in Jackson park, and the wide approaches thereto which were recently added to the original tender. The two sites are to be so connected by rail and water accommodations, that but a few minute? will be spent in passing from one locality to the other. The final and decisive vote on the site question resulted: Lake front and Jackson park, 23; northside, 4. The west side choice or the dual site, was then made unanimous. No action was taken regarding the ap pointment of a director general. A committee of three was named to con fer with the secretary of war, touching the proposed filling in of a portion of tlie Chicago harbor at the lake front. lion. Mark L. McDonald, of Cali fornia, and eomniissioner-at.large upon the world's fair commission, reached Chicago hist night to attend the second meeting of the world's Columbian com mission, as also the meetings of the committee on permanent organization, of which he is a member. To an Asso ciated Press representative McDonald said to-night that in so far as the Pacific I coast was interested in world's j fair matters, the people are enthusi | astic and very anxious concerning the site question ; that they were emphatic in the expressions of the opinion that the site for the fair should not be a divided site, but that the exposition should be kept together, and that Cali fornia demands that she have the privi lege of the exhibition of all her products in one single portion of space to be allot ted for California exhibits. Col. McDonald, after the conference today, is much encouraged, and believes California will obtain all she desires, and if such proves not to be the case, it will not be for any lack of effort on his part. COMMISSIONER KAUM. He Continues to Squirm Under the Light of Investigation. Washington, Sept. 9.—Deputy Pen sion Commissioner Charles T. Lincoln was today before the Raum investigating committee. He testified that the com pleted files system recommended by Lemon did not commend itself to hts judgment. Claimants without attorneys were placed at a disadvantage by it. Probably less than 5 per cent of the orig inal claimants were without attorneys. An attorney might secure considerable advantage in time of adjudication by certifying tbat claims were complete, when they were not so. Witness did not think any particular attorney had benefited by the order. The Wash ington attorneys as a whole might have been benelited by the order, because of locality. He did "not believe the slight est degree of partiality or favoritism had been shown by an officer or em ployee of the pension bureau towards any attorney. The new order was giv ing more satisfaction to the country at large than the original plan, and had considerably expedited business, al though some injustice was worked per haps toward claimants without attor neys. H. Rossback, a mechanical engineer, started in to tell how he met in Mem phis several years ago, Frank A. Smith who, he had been told, waa the patentee of the universal refrigerator. Commissioner Raum objected to this line of inquiry. Cooper insisted that he would prove by witness that Smith was working on the citizens of Memphis trying to create a corporation just as he had done here ; that the citizens of Memphis invested, and the patentee decamped, just as he had done in California afterwards. That he next came to the pension office as the best place to work, and organized a scheme with the aid of the head of the bureau that was a fraud. Commissioner Raum interrupted to say that Cooper took his refrigerator charges from certain newspaper articles. The men who wrote them knew they were lies, and Cooper today knew they wore false. He had not proved his charges, and now sought to throw out a drag net to bring in other things to break down the entire enterprise in which he (Rauni) was interested. He did not propose to have his private busi ness subjected to investigation unless the house decided it. Lewis argued for a full and fair inves tigation. If the invention was imprac ticable and worthless the country ought to know it, because he believed an of ficer of the United States should not use his official position to boost any worth less enterprise. In answer to a question Cooper said he didn't know that he could prove that General Raum knew the invention was a fraud, but he could prove that he ought to know. After another discussion the matter went over, and Sniyser was recalled. Cooper asked if he had not told Lewis a member of the committee) that he had no money interest in the stock. Smyser replied that he told Lewis that while the stock was entered in his name, he did not own all of it, but re presented some gentlemen in Ohio. This brougnt Lewis to his feet and there was a wordy war between himself and Smyser for some time. Lewis finally admitted that he might have mis understood him. Adjourned. SIBERIAN SEALS. The Alaska Commercial Company's Big Catches. San Francisco, Sept. 9. —The Alaska commercial company's steamer Karluk arrived today from Petropaulavski, Sibe ria, with 42,000 sealskins. The Alaska commercial company has an exclusive contract with the Russian government to purchase skins along the Siberian coast. The Alexander, another vessel owned by the company, is expected to arrive in a few weeks with 10,000 skins. The schooner Leon is hunting in the Japan sea, and with her catch the total catch of the Alaska Commercial com pany for the season is estimated at 60, --000 skins. The company's contractwitli Russia expires this year,' and there is some opposition, it is stated, to its re newal. STRUCK AN ICEBERG. The Steamship Geo. W. Elder Damaged in Glacier Bay. Victoria, B. C, Sept. 9.—The steam ship Geo. Elder arrived this morning from Alaska. While passing through Glacier bay on the down trip, the vessel, while going at half speed, struck an ice berg, which was mostly submerged. A jagged hole three feet square was torn in the port bow a short distance below the water line. She immediately began to take water, and in twenty minutes twelve feet of water was in the hold. The vessel was at once beached, and the break temporarily repaired, so as to allow her to continue her voyage to Victoria. After making the usual calls at the Sound ports, the Elder will go to San Francisco to be docked and thor oughly repaired. Poaching Sealers Lost. San Francisco, Sept. 9.—Six of the crew of twenty of the poaching sealing schooner C. H. White, were brought to this city by the steamer Karlan today, from Siberia. While in Russian waters eighteen men from the White, in three boats were sent out seal hunting. A fog came up and they lost track of the schooner. After running about for two days, two boats reached Copper Island, and surrendered to the Russian officials. Nothing was seen or heard of the otner men, and it is feared they were lost. Francis Murphy Married. Rock Island, 111., Sept. 9. —Francis Murphy, the well known temperance orator, was married this evening to Mrs. Rebecca Fisher, of Council Bluffs, lowa. « jjpl Can Jflfg FIT And AO Sizes. POPULAR PRICE?" Leirg;est Assort rr^eiit Due notice will be given when our Fall Stock is complete. CORNER SPRING AND TEMPLE STS. rM —qjJ-TJJ - Sp"" TQX 'qi P -*S?8 A YEARK— r Buys the Daily Herald and' k *2 the WKKKLY HKRAIJ). | NEWSY AND CLEAN., FIVE CENTS. MOBS AND SOLDIERS. Troublesome Times in Merry Old England. A Great Labor Riot Occurs at Southampton. Striking Dock Laborers Interfere With Railroad Traffic. Troops Called Out and a Bloody Conflict Ensues—Many of the Mob Bayonetted Associated Press Dispatches.! Southampton, England, Sept. 9. — Strikers made riotous demonstrations j tonight and were only dispersed at the j point of the bayonet. The trouble be gan with the dock laborers preventing the departure of several trains. Two companies of infantry arrived and drove the mob away from the rails. The dock men made a desperate attempt to break the line formed by the troops. Some of them took horses from the cabs and : charged furiously upon the soldiers. I The troops, however, stood firm and re i peatedly repulsed the strikers. A I number of horses were bayoneted and j some of the riders seriously wounded. Volley after volley of stones was thrown iat the troops, and several soldiers were ! severely injured. The mayor read the | riot act, and this only added to the fury jof the mob, which stormed the mayor's I business premises, and smashed every ; window in the place. The troops were ' now supplied with ball cartridges and ! ordered to charge. For a moment the | rioters made resistance, but seeing many j of their number fall, pierced by the bay- I onets of the soldiers, the mob broke and | fled in wild disorder. Excitement I throughout tonight is intense, and fur | ther trouble is feared. Midnight—No trains have passed into the docks excepting those carrying mails. The strikers have telegraphed Davitt I and Cunningham, and asking as i sistance. ;Powderly Speaks. Oswego, N. V., Sept. 9. —General i Master Workman Powderly addressed an immense mass-meeting here tonight. He condemned the New York Central, and asked suspension of judgment of the men arrested for wrecking trains, until they had been tried. He decle-M that a law should be passed that won.: prevent corporations from doing 8 . I thing to precipitate strikes, or labo striking until both sides could b< [ heared and passed upon by arbitrat