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™Stands f*r the Interests of*" a BouDliern C alilornia. J t SUBSCRI BE FOR IT. J a&S.i eta- id . iO. _iJi _A iO» ro? LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 150. THE WORLD'S FAIR. California Taking Time by the Forelock. • She is Bound to Have a Good Representation. Proceedings of the State World's Fair Convention. Resolutions Adopted Protesting Against the Dual Site—Mark McDonald's Opinions. Associated Tress Dispatches. 1 San Francisco, Sept. 11. —Delegates from every quarter of the state to the California state world's fair convention assembled at Metropolitan hall this morn ing. Mayor Pond stated the object of the convention to be the formulation of plans for the proper lepresentation of the state at the world's fair in Chicago in 1893. Mayor Pond was elected temporary chairman, and Thomas J. Ilaynes tem porary secretary. A number of com mittees were appointed, the following being the committee on permanent organization and order of business : E. W. Jones, Los Angeles ; W.H.Mills, San Francisco; B. D. Murphy, Santa Clara; J. D. Phelan, San Fran cisco ; William Harney, San Eran cisco; M. M. Estee, Napa; J.B.Caldwell, Stanislaus; James Mc- Nasser, Sacramento; F. H. Greelev, Yuba; S. M. White, Los Angeles; A. 0. Hale, Santa Clara; F. G. Ostrander, Merced ;F. A. Kimball. San Diego; L. M. Holt, San Bernardino; Colin M. Boyd, San Francisco, and M. H. De- Young, San Francisco. After the announcement of tile com mittee, a recess was taken to give them time to prepare their reports. The committee on permanent organi zation and order of business reported: For permanent president, Ceneral N. P. Chipman, of Red Bluff; M. M. Estee, Napa, first vice president, and fourteen other vice presidents as follows: Major E. W. Jones, Los Angeles; Colonel Wil liam Harney, San Francisco; O. A. Hale, Santa Clara; Colonel James McNasser, Sacramento; Colin M. Boyd, San Francisco; W. H. Hammond, Tu lare; J. 15. Caldwell, Stanislaus ; Thomas E. Hughes, Fresno; A. T. Hatch, Sui sun ; Frank Kimball, San Diego; W. H. Mills, San Francisco; W. E. Meek, Ala meda; (ieo. T. Marye, Jr., San Fran cisco ; Ellwood Cooper, Santa Barbara; for secretary, Thomas J. Ilaynes ; treas urer, James I). Phelan. A hoard of directors, one from each county in the state, shall be appointed, which board shall appoint an executive committee, eight members, which com mittee shall be appointed from the city of San Francisco. A committee of seven shall be ap pointed to draft a bill to be presented to the legislature, asking for an appropri ation to be raised by three annual tax levies. A resolution was offered, asking that tbe secretary wire the Chicago directors the greetings of the convention. M. H. De Young moved to substitute therefor, resolutions declaring that the convention protests against a double site, and that the placing of the horti cultural and agricultural exhibits sev eral miles from the other attractive fea tures of the exposition, would be preju dicial to the interests of the state. The resolutions provided for the appointment of a committee to notify the national commissioners and Chicago directors to that effect. Mr. De Young spoke briefly on the resolutions, and said that as the nation al committee meets in Chicago on the 15th inst, a protest, if sent at this time, might do good. W. H. Mills also favored the resolu tion, and spoke energetically against the divided site. Igidor Jacobs thought care should be taken not to antagonize the commission ers at Chicago. He thought the local executive board to be chosen could be relied on to arrange the state display properly. Several other delegates participated in the discussion, after which De- Young's resolutions were put to a vote and carried, and a committee was ap pointed by the chair to draft protesting telegrams. A motion for a committee to draft a law for the Btate commission which should go to Chicago and direct the af fairs, was made by De Young, and re ferred to a committee. Mills' resolution favoiing a distinct building for California's cumulative dis play, and separate from all departments of the exhibition, was carried after some debate. A Los Angeles delegate protested against the plan of having only one rep resentative from each county, as pro vided for in the organization committee's report, and moved that each county di rector be empowered to appoint live others to work with him. The chair ruled that the delegate's suggestions were out of order, and the convention sustained the chair from the delegate's appeal. A committee on legislation, as pro vided for in the organization committee's report, was appointed, with M. M.Estee, M. H. De Young, Jules Cerf, E. W. Jones, T. N. Rucker, Newton Booth and J. S. Cone, as members. A motion to reconsider the action of the convention in reference to fixing the number of the executive committee, caused a prolonged discussion. The motion to reconsider was finally adopted, and several amendments increasing the number of the committee, were ofl'ered, but they were all lost, and the original report was again adopted. A recess was taken for the purpose of allowing the country delegations to select their representative's on the board of directors. When the convention re assembled the following were reported as having been selected asdirectors: Merced county, H. J. Ostrander; Placer, E. N. Martin; Tehama, J. S. Cone; Sacramento, 1). Lubin ; Alameda, A. B. Josselyn ; Santa Cruz, A. H. Aikin ; Los.Angeles, E. L. Stern; San Benito, Wm. Palmtag; San Joaquin, W. S. Buckley; Napa, Drury Melane; Santa Barbara, G. P. Tebbetts ; Ventura, Dr. G. A. Cutter; Stanislaus, I. B. Jones; Monterey, W. J. Hill; Contra Costa, Theodore Wagner; San Diego, Frank A. Kimball; San Louis Obispo, George Steele; Amador, A. Caminetti; Sonoma, G E. Grosse; Orange, W. S. Taylor; Colusa, Jesse Poundstone; Yolo, Dr. Thomas Boss ; Santa Clara, J. H. Flik inger; San Francisco, J. 1). Phelan; Tulare, J. H. Thomas; San Mateo, M. J. Brittain ; Sierra, T. L. Ford; Eldorado, George Hackmaster. J. I). Phelan offered a resolution, which was adopted, declaring it the sense of" the convention that the party platforms, pledging the nominees to a fixed rate of state taxation, are not in tended to embarrass tho legislature in appropriating the necessary funds for representation by California at the world's fair. The convention then adjourned sine die. AN UNFORTUNATE SELECTION. Mark McDonald Continues to Oppose The Double Site. Chicago, Sept. 11. —"A strong senti ment prevails among a portion, at least, of the national commission, that the double site is an unfortunate selection, and the matter will undoubtedly be re | considered next Monday," so said Hon. Mark McDonald, of California, world's fair conimissioner-at-large, when shown !by an Associated Press re ! porter a synopsis of the pro ceedings of the world's fair convention today at San Francisco. Mr. McDonald added: "The action of the convention emphasizes the feeling I found in talking before coming here, with the leading people of the Pacific coast. Since reaching Chicago, I have frequently expressed myself to that ef fect. The local talk here about the necessity for the division of the site, else a portion of the city may defeat the proposed issue of the municipal bonds in aid of the great enterprise, is simply absurd and utterly unworthy of l Chicago. The fair is worth untold ! millions to the city in investments that will be made here, and the money spent here in hundreds of ways by the visiting multitudes. Of course the fair should be held on the lake front shore for cool breeze, marine displays and no end of : other reasons, but that is no cause for cutting up the fair and putting a portion miles away from the remainder. There I is any desired quantity of water front at i Jackson park, and right there is where I the fair should be wholly placed." DIRECTOR-GENERAL. I Numerous Candidates In the Field for the Position. Chicago, Sept. 11 —The principal top ic at world's fair headquarters today was the selection of a director-general. Gen eral D. H. Hastings, of Pennsylvania, arrived this morning, and is understood to be working for the position. A. T. Goshorn, ex-director-general of the cen tennial exposition at Philadelphia, can hardly bo called a candidate, but it is possible, if the honor were tendered him j unanimously, he might accept. Ex- Congressman George 11. Davis, of Chica go, is also prominently mentioned. LEFT TO THEIR FATE. The Perilous Adventures of Some Sealers In Bering Sea. San FaANctsco, Sept. 11, —The schooner J. H. Lewis arrived here today from Bering sea with 24(14 seal skins, making her total for the season, 2596. On August 7th, sixty miles southeast of Copper island, she picked up three boats and eleven of the crew of the schooner C. G. White, who had lost their vessel in a fog and had been five days in open boats when found. While trying to find shelter and water at Cop per island three of the men were shot, Janig;? Carr dying from his wounds. i The" boats were riddled with bullets. I Carr was taken ashore at night and buried by the crew. The natives of Copper island shot at the men because they thought they were coming there to kill seals. Four boats in all strayed I from the White. One boat with six men landed at Copper island, and the men reached here a few days ago on the steamer Karluk. One of the men brought down by the Karluk says they were deliberately left to their fate in open boats by Captain llageman of the C. G. AVhite. FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. It Must Be Restricted to a Certain Extent. San Fbancisco, Sept. 11. —James H. Barry, publisher of the Weekly Star, who some time ago was arrested and found guilty of contempt in criticising Judge Lawler, of the supreme court, while a case was being adjudicated, and who was sentenced to pay the fine of ! :fSOO and spend live days in the | count)' jail, sued for a writ of habeas corpus in the supreme court today. Judge Works gave a decision denying the writ and upholding the sentence of the lower court. Judge Works admits the liberty of the press to freely criticise the official conduct of a judge, and to expose any wrongful or corrupt and im proper act of a judicial officer, but de clared that the great trouble with the freedom of the press at the present time is that it is used indiscriminately, in many cases not with the laudable pur pose of correcting abuses and exposing wrong-doing, but creative of ill will and passion. Washington's New Apportionment. Oi.ymi'ia, Wash., Sept. 11. —The reap portionment bill, passed by tho special session of the legislature, which became a law this morning by the signature of Governor Perry, was based on the new census of the state, 849,000. The legis lature was in session eight working days, and adjourned this morning. The state is re-districted to twenty-lour senatorial and seventy-eight representative dis tricts, no county, however small, being without representation. The former senate numbered fifty-five members, and the house seventy members. The bill passed with but eight dissenting" votes in both houses. A Reception to Markham. Sax FbANCIBCO, Sept. 11. —An infor mal reception was given Col. !1. 11. Marxham this evening ;it the head quarters of the Republican state central committee. The gathering was com posed chiefly of gentlemen ; rominent in business circles in this city. Brief speeches were made by Col. Markham, J. B. Reddick, Geo. C. Perkins, Horace Davis, M. M. Estee, Geo. G. Blanchard, Cornelius Cole, J. B. Stetson and Geo. W. Sanderson. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1890. GENERAL TOPICS. The Raum Inquiry Getting Interesting. Several Lively Tilts at Yester day's Session. The Government Crop Report Creates Excited Markets. A Frnsh Disaster on the New York Cen tral Road — Hazers Come to Grief—EfS Sera Echoes. Associated Press Dispatches I Washington. Sept. 11. —The Raum in vestigation committee's session was en livened today by several tilts between Cooper and Frickand Lewis and Morrill. Commissioner Raum beginning his de« fence, commenced the examination of Cooper. The latter said his attention was first called to the refrigerator com pany by newspaper articles and afterwards by George B. Fleming. He had talked with other persons confidentially,*but did not care to give their names. Fleming had said Butler Fitclt had told him seven pension employees bought stock. The commissioner said Fleming him self was the author of the defamatory newspaper article. Cooper said he had given out an arti cle himaelf, saying he had not given his note to Lemon. The commissioner said lie had denied that he had given a note for $25,000. Cooper further said he had been con firmed in his belief in the charges, by the commissioner's refusal to answer his questions. But the charges rested upon Fleming and Fitchs' testimony. If they were knocked out, all right. The commissioner remarked that he thought they had knocked themselves out. Continuing, Cooper said Mr. Colman, representing the refrigerator stock, had spoken of the books in a way that led witness to suppose they showed crook edness. Later on Coopclsaid he had never seen the books of the company, when Flick sharply queried: "You know you are on oath, don't you ? You have sworn a moment ago that you could take those books and sustain the charges?" Cooper.—"l said I believed it. That suggestion of yours was nngentlemanly, cowardly and mean." Flick.—"And I submit that you are a dirty dog. It took some time to restore order after this, but the matter was smoothed over, and Butler Fitch was calmed. He denied having told Fleming any of the things Cooper spoke of. In the course of his examination, Commissioner Raum remarked : "The whole thing is a figment of George B. Fleming, a discharged employee of the pension office who had used Mr. Cooper, I don't say corruptly." Assistant Secretary of the Interior Bussey testified that he had approved the completed files order. He had been much pleased with the great improve ment in the pension office under Com missioner Raurn's administration. Cooper.asked if witness had investi gated the charges connecting the com' missionerandLemon. Witness replied: "Do you suppose I am going to take up everything I see in the newspapers? I don't deal in newspaper slanders." Continuing, he said Commissioner Raum had told him the circumstances fully, and his explanation was satis factory. He was satisfied the com missioner had not the slightest intention to favor Lemon or any body else. EXCITED MARKETS. The Government Crop Report Almost Causes a Panic. New York, Sept. 11. —All the specula tive markets today were excited and uneasy, and fluctuations were more violent than for many years. In the grain market prices went up with a rush. The brokers were all amazed at the character of the department crop report, it being the most unfavorable, taken all together, ever issued, and short and indifferent op tions rushed to cover without regard to price. Stockholders were staggered at the estimates of crops. The idea prevails that such a falling off in yield, will have a disastrous effect on the net earnings of the railroads. The crop report was soon lost sight of, how ever, in the alarm caused by several of the most conservative houses calling in their loans on stock collateral. The rate for call loans at once advanced to a premium of % per cent, in addition to legal interest, and on some of the fancy stocks no loans could be obtained at any figure. This forced renewed attempts to liquidate, and a decline followed. Everything on the list suffered losses, ranging from 1 to BJ<) percent., and for a time the market was demoralized. HAZER'S COME TO GRIEF. A Rollicking Sophomore Gets Ills Skull Cracked. Easton, Pa., Sept. 11. —There has been much complaint recently of hazing at Lafayette college. Two young freshmen learned yesterday that they were to be visited. " They armed themselves with baseball bats and warned the sopho mores to keep away. The hazers, how ever, broke in their door to gain an entrance. The first one to enter the' room, Juan Medina, a student from Honduras, was felled with a blow with a bat, which fractured his skull. Another sophomore was hit, but not so ■badly hurt. Medina is not expected to live. A SMASH UP. Another Wreck on the New York Central Road. Albany, Sept. 11 —No trains have ar rived here from New York since 7:80 tonight, owing to a disastrous wreck at Schondack, sixteen miles below this city, on the New York Central. The railroad officials here say an extra freight train collided with a regular freight train owing to a misplaced switch, and a few cars left the track. It has been learned from other sources, however, that the wreck is very dis astrous, two engines, ten cars and a caboose being piled up so as to cover the passenger tracks, as well as the freight tracks. Two engineers, a fire man and a brakeman were killed and three others wounded. Later advices show that no one was killed. A brakeman had both legs crushed, and is not expected to live. No one else was hurt. KEPT IN DOORS. Wet Weather Partly Spoils the Presi dent's Rusticating. Cbkmon Springs, Pa., Sept. 11.— Ow ing to the inclement weather today, the president and party remained in doors. Tonight an excursion party which had come up from Philadelphia, were so anx ious to see the president that he and his family visited the hotel parlor while the usual evening dance was in progress. Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. McKee have practically recovered from their illness. The only official business transacted by tho president this morning was the designation of Chief Clerk Edwin C. Fowler, to act as first assistant post master general for a period of ten days, unless a successor to Clarkson is ap pointed. WATERS SUBSIDING. The Great Flood in Southern New York About Over. HorNKu.sviM.E, N. V., Sept. 11.—The floods about here are subsiding, and the railroads are re-opening. Similar re ports come from other points east and south. Kirn iit a, N. V., Sept. 11.—The Chemung river is not rising now, and the worst is over. A great deal of damage lias been done to crops through out the Chemung valley. At Addison the water was the highest known in twenty-six years. The damage done to crops and personal property in the Cohocton valley, is very great." Crestfallen Strikers. New Yokk, Sept. 11.—A committee of five ex-employees of the New York Cen tral, who went out on a strike, called on President Depew today to talk over the matter of the strike. Depew told them that they had resigned in his absence; that their places had been filled by Vice President Webb; that his action had been approved by the directors of the road, and that there was nothing more to be said or done in the matter. The strikers left rather crestfallen. Murphy Was Drugged. San Francisco, Sept. 11. —No regular news has been received about the "fight between Billy Murphy and Al Griffiths, of Sydney, for the featherweight cham pionship of the world, which occurred September 6th, at Sydney, Australia, but the sporting editor of the Chronicle today received a private dispatch from Murphy, dated Melbourne, via London, briefly stating that he had lost the light and that he had been drugged. A City Humlng. Saci.t Ste Marie, Mich., Sept. 11.— Fire started in a store at St. Marie, Out., at 11 o'clock tonight. It is spread ing rapidly and the entire city is in danger of destruction. Tho fire' depart ment is small and unable to control the flames. EASTERN ECHOES. An Epitome of the News Beyond the Mountains. The Montana Republican convention renominated Thomas A. Carter for con gress. The census office announces the popu lation oi the state of Maine at(iGo.2ol, an increase in ten years of 11,125. The Grant Monument association of New York has adopted a design for the structure to be erected at Riverside. At Dubuque, lowa, Matt Wagner, Nic Steimnetz and Peter Mass were struck by a train and killed, while under the influence of liquor. In New York city, Carrie Long was shot and mortally wounded by her sup posed husband, one Rosenberg, who then shot and killed himself. Jealousy. At Amoy, Miss., Steve Chump and George Bealter (colored) were convicted of rape. On the way to the jail, amob took them from the sheriff and swung them from the limb of a tree. At Peoria, 111., W. W. Winduin, of the Berkeley Athletic club of New York, rode half a mile in 1 :10%, breaking all the world's records for that distance. He made the quarter in 36 2-5. During a quarrel at Cincinnati, Ben Chase (colored) fatally stabbed his mis tress, Ida Farrell (colored). He then plunged the knife into his own breast, leaped from a third-story window and was instantly killed. Snow is reported at Fort Assinoboine, Montana. Cold weather prevails in British North America. Snow to a depth of four to six inches fell in the Northwest Territory above Montana, and about half an inch fell over North Montana. Chirm it Morgan, owners of the Ken tucky stable of thoroughbred racers, have brought suit against the Wabash railroad for $45,000, for the death of and damage to several of their horses by a collision of trains at Warrenton, Mo., last June, while they were en route from Kansas City to St. Louis. It is reported in railroad circles that J. F. Goddard, formerly of the Atchison road, but recently chairman of the Western Passenger Association, has re signed the latter position to accept the position of general traffic manager of the Southern Pacific, from which Rich ard Gray recently resigned. Six kegs of giant powder exploded at Shohola Glen, Pa., today, with terrible results. The report of the explosion was heard for miles around, and many windows in the surrounding villages were shattered and broken. Three were in stantly killed, and a number of others injured seriously, but will recover. A letter has been received in Phila delphia from T. M. Healy, one of the leaders of the Irish parliamentary party, denying the statement that he was the source of the recent cable attack on Parnell's speech. He says the attack in question was printed in New York be lore he had even read Parnell's speech, which he had not heard delivered. Dr. George B. Ghiselin, the famous traveler and diplomat of the southern confederacy is dead. When Mason and Slidel were despatched to Great Britain, Ghiselin was sent after them by way of Canada, as an emergency man. He was the only embassador to reach the English chores, and he was the first agent of the confederacy to warn Davis that his contest was a hopeless one. FOREIGN FLASHES. How General Barrundia Met His Death. Mexico and Guatemala Not Go ing to Fight. Ouiet Restored at Southampton—The Strikers Suir nder. A Panic in the Russian Grain Trade- Frenchmen Squealing for Amer ican Pork. Associated Press Dispatches.: City or Mexico, Sept. 11. —According to advices of the Barrundia shooting, re ceived here, Captain Pitts,of the steam er Acapulco, has made a declaration which the Guatemala authori ties claim completely justifies their action. The dispatches say that when Captain Pitts read to Barrundia the order for his delivery to the Guatemalan authorities, Barrundia asked permission to change his clothes, which was granted. Turning away, Barrundia suddenly clasped two revolv ers, fired on Toriello. Pitts and a police man, who in return fired on Barrundia, killing him. Reports of the probability of war be tween Guatemala and Mexico are un founded. President Diaz said today. "I want no war, I want to see Mexico prosper in peace." The secretary of for eign affairs said he did not believe in war, and Guatemala wanted peace to further her industries. The Guatemalan minister here referred to a former conversation in which he said Guatemala had reasons to feel grateful toward Mexico for the perfect neutrality she observed, and for having suppressed the intended revolution of the late General Barrundta. The press unanimously attacks the United States government's action in the Barrundia affair. QUIET PREVAILS. Southampton Strikers Weaken and Stop Their Riotous Actions. Southampton, Sept. 11. —Quiet once more prevails. At a conference of the strikers this afternoon it was decided to return to work on the concession offered a fortnight ago. One of the leaders said the fact that the strike had been precipitated without the authority of the" London executive, precluded the hope of its success. The decision to resume work was fiercely opposed by the minority, and may be upset tomorrow. jjlt We Can mmi w HI M l hi POPULAR PRICES^ Largest Assortrqent Due notice will be given when our Fall Stock is complete. CORNER SPRING AND TEMPLE STS. -3$ 8 A YEARr-1 Buys the Daily Herald and " #2 the VVkkkly Hkbald. . IT IS NEWSY AND CLIAM.J FIVE CENTS. The concession, if accepted, means an advance of a penny an hour. Troops are still in attendance, but no more trouble is anticipated. FOREIGN MISCELLANY. Panicky Condition of the Russian Export Grain Trade. London, Sept. 11. —A dispatch to the News from Odesea says: A veritable panic prevails among the south Russian grain exporters, owing to the unprece dented rise in the value of roubles. The , whole Russian export trade is demoral ized. Though the harvest is good, two southern exporters have already failed. The government policy of raising the tariff is suicidal. Australian Strikers Weakening. Sydney, S jpt. 11.—Representatives of the labor unions are holding a private conference for the purpose of deciding upon a basis upon which to approach the employers, with a view to effecting a settlement. In consequence of the strike 7,000 men are out of work in the Newcastle district. Melbourne, Sept. 11.—The strikers in the shipping trade are weakening; the military force will be reduced. A Revolution in Switzerland. Berne, Sept. 11. —A revolution has broken out in the canton of Ticino, ow ing to a difference of opinion regarding the version of the constitution. Three members cf the cantonal government have been imprisoned; one has been killed, and the others have fled. Troops have been sent to the scene. A Moorish Victory. Tangier, Sept. 11.—The sultan of Morocco's forces have had a battle with Zeinmoners in which the latter were defeated with heavy loss. The Zeminon ers were taken by surprise, and were completely routed. Their famous chief. O'Hammon, was captured. Sibyl Sanderson Scores a Success. London, Sept. 11. —The Brussels cor respondent of the Times says: Miss Sibyl Sanderson, the young American singer, appeared in the opera of "Es clarmonde," in this city tonight, and scored a brilliant success. A Squeal For Pork. Bordeaux, Sept. 11. —The Gironde council-general has sent a resolution to the government, demanding the early repeal of the law prohibiting the im portation of American salted pork. The Triple Alliance Renewed. London, Sept. 11. —The Chronicle correspondent at Vienna says it is rumored Italy, Austria and Germany have signed a convention renewing the triple alliance for five years. Australian Federation. Sydney, N. S. W.—The legislative as sembly ((17 to 11) has adopted Sir Henry- Parke's scheme for Australian feder ation.