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r. Stands for the Interests of % L Southern California. A SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. j LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 181. NATIONAL TOPICS. Justice Miller's Wonderful Vitality. The End Not Yet, Though Mo mentarily Expected. A New Patriotic League Formed by American Women. The President Speeding to Washington After Having Spent a Quiet Sunday at Indianapolis. Associated Press Dispatches.; Washington, Oct. 12.—There has been little change in Justice Miller's condition since early this morning. All day physicians and watchers have been gathered around the bedside, momen tarily expecting dissolution, and it has ■only been owing to his wonderful vitality that he lived through the day. The physicians say he has been dying all day. and that the end is not far off. During the day, his respiration grew shorter, his pulse increased and his lungs constantly filled with phlegm, rendering breathing extremely difficult. This afternoon when Dr. Lincoln re lieved Dr. Cook, he noticed a marked change in the patient's condition, and knew then he was beyond medical as sistance. During the day and evening large numbers of persons called. Only the justices of the supreme court were ad mitted to the sick room. Telegrams were received during the day that Mrs. Touzalin and Mrs. Corkhill, daughters of the jurist, had left Omaha and would arrive here tonight. Mrs. Harrison and Chief Justice Fuller were among the callers, each remaining several hours. The great vitality exhibited by Justice Miller is surprising to his physicians and friends. At 6:30 this evening, he was still alive, but unconscious, and the fam ily were gathered at the bedside, await ing the final change. At 1 o'clock this (Monday) morning Justice Miller is sinking rapidly, and his breathing has become more difficult. 'It is hardly possible, at times, to tell whether he is alive or dead, so feeble is his respiration. At 2 a. m. Justice Miller is still alive. HARRISON AT HOME. The President Spends a Quiet Sunday at Indianapolis. Indianapolis, Oct. 12. —The presi dential party arrived early this morning from St. Louis. The president's daughter, Mrs. McKee, and her husband, together with baby McKee, welcomed the chief executive. Beyond these and reporters, there was no one to welcome him, the president having earnestly requested this. The president inquired at once about Justice Miller, and seemed relieved to hear he still lived. He went to the home of Mr. McKee and the remainder of the party, excepting Private Secretary Halford, went to the Hotel Denison. After breakfast the president attended serv ices at his old church, the First Presby terian, and after the services greeted many old friends. He dined with Sec retary Tracy, and later the party, ac companied by ex-Senator McDonald, drove about, the city. The party had supper at the McKee residence, after which many visitors called informally upon the president. At 10 o'clock the party repaired to the private car, and retired. The train leaves at 6 o'clock in the morning for the east. DAUGHTERS OF THE REVOLUTION. A New Patriotic Society Formed, With Laudable Objects. Washington, Oct. 12.—An organiza tion has been perfected here to be known as "The Daughters of the American Revolution." The object is to secure and preserve historical spots of the American revolution, and erect thereon suitable monuments to the memory of the heroic deeds of the men and women who aided the revolution and created a constitutional government in Amer ica. Mrs. Benjamin Harrison has been elected president-general, and Mrs. Flora Adams Darling, vice-presi dent at-large, in charge of organization. A list of other officers has also been elected. The first undertaking of the society will be the completion of a mon ument to Mary Washington, mother of President AVashington, and eyery Amer ican is asked to send a contribution; setting a part the 11th of October as the permanent anniversary or meeting day of the spciety. in commemoration of the discovery of America, and requesting a special building or space to be set aside in the World's fair for relics and other things illustrative of the period of the revolution. The exhibition is to be brought here after the fair and made permanent. NICARAGUA CANAL. Its Completion in Six or Seven Years Expected. Washington, Oct 12.*—Official infor mation recently received here, furnishes ground for confidence that the Nicara gua canal will be completed within the next six or seven years. There are now more than one thousand men at work on the line, and six surveying parties are in the field, under the direction of Chief Engineer Menocal, making details and estimates upon which to base contracts with pri vate corporations for the necessary dams, locks, and excavations. KNOWN IN THIS COUNTRY. The Hnsbands of the London Women Who Were Arrested in New York. Chicago, Oct. 12.—The publication here of the arrest of Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Field in New York, for bringing-to this country a large amount of money alleged to be the proceeds of a swind ling game worked by their husbands in England, created much interest here, where both men and their wives are well known. A gentleman acquainted with them today said Field is about fifty-four years old. He came here thirty years ago from New York state, went into news paper work, and was for a time editor of fie Journal. Finally he got into the in surance business, at which he contin ued a number of years. He left here a year ago, and, up to the publication of today's-.Btorv, nothing had been heard of him. Miller is not so well known, but stood quite well. It is known, how ever, that he was connected with the famous "Fund bucket-shop Scheme," the collapse of which a few years ago created a stir. Miller's wife is a niece of Governor Yates of Illinois. No de tails are at hand of the nature of their alleged swindling scheme in England. THE NATIONAL GAME. The California Clubs Each Won a Game Yesterday. Stockton, Cal., Oct. 12.—The Stock tons were defeated by the Sacramentos today in a spirited contest, by a score of 10 to 1. The game was called at the end of the seventh, inning to allow the clubs to catch the train for Sacramento. Sacramento, Oct. 12.—Sacramento de feated Stockton in an interesting contest today. The Senators obtained a big lead at the start, but Stockton came near overtaking them before the game was over. The score stood 7to 6. San Francisco and Oakland. San Fkancisco, Oct. 12.—Oakland and San Francisco played two, games today, each winning a victory on the other's soil. The first game, in the forenoon at Oakland, was a very interesting one, and fell to San Francisco by a score of 4 to 2. The second game, in this city, was won by Oakland by a score of 2 to 0. The Odious Conger Bill. St. Louis, Oct. 12.—Ten thousand farmers from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, lowa, Missouri, Wisconsin and other states, who were in St. Louis during fair week, signed a memorial petition to Vice President Morton, president of the sen ate, objecting to the Conger bill which has passed the house and which places a tax on compound lard, etc. The Oldest Member. Baltimore, Oct. 12.—Rev. Albert Scheffler, the oldest member of the Re demptorist Order in the United States, died today. He was 81' years old, and had been a priest of the Redcmptorist Order fifty-six years. THE SUPREME COURT. THE OCTOBER TERM TO OPEN THIS MORNING. Justice Miller Will Be Missed—The Elec trocution Case, Chicago Anarchists' Appeal and Prohibition Questions To Be Decided. Washington, Oct. 12.—The October term of the supreme court begins to morrow. The familiar form of the old est member, Justice Miller, will be miss ing. Should he die before the court convenes tomorrow, an adjournment will be at once taken out of respect to his memory. The coming term will be a busy one. A number of interesting cases will be pressed for hearing. Notice has already been given that an effort will be made to impeach the con stitutionality of the New York electrocution law, on the ground that it is "a cruel and unusual punishment. The appeal in the case of tbe imprisoned Chicago anarchists will also come up. The liquor laws of the various states, however, will furnish the largest number of cases of general inter est. The court will early be given an opportunity, in a case brought from Kansas, to reaffirm the doctrine laid down in the original package decision. There are also some cases of this kind from other states. Five Young Men Drowned. Kinkora.N. J., Oct. 12. —Vive young men, John and Angelo Fletcher, Cheafus Merrick and Alonzo Cannon, were drowned in the river near here this afternoon, by the capsizing of a boat in which they were bringing some large timbers down the river. Fatal Collision St. Paul, Oct. 12.—An Omaha stock train and Eastern Minnesota freight train collided on the Great North ern line tonight. Fireman Hill was killed, Fireman Anderson fatally wounded, and four other train hand's seriously hurt. American Association. Louisville, Oct. 12.—Louisville, 3; St. Louie, 7. Columbus, Oct. 12.—Columbus, 0; To ledo, 0. Gloucester, N. J., Oct. 12. —Athlet- ics, 2; Syracuse, 12. Wool-Growers Congratulated. Columbus, 0., Oct. 12. —Columbus Delano, president of the National Wool- Growers' association, has issued an ad dress to the wool-growers of the country, congratulating them upon the present status of the tariff, and resigning his ofiice. ' . A New-Horn Diplomat. Washington, Oct. 12. —TheCorean le gation was honored this morning by a little stranger, in the person of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ye Cha Yun, charge d'af faires. The youngster is the first native born Corean in the United States. Gross Clearances. Boston, Oct. 12. —The clearing house statement shows that the gross ex changes of the past week were $1,333, --305,384, an increase of 45 per cent, over the same time last year. Dillon and O'Brien's Advance Agent. New York, Oct. 12.—Thomas P. Gill, M. P., arrived on the Alaska today from Liverpool. It is understood he is here to arrange for the reception of Dil lon and O'Brien. A British Man-of-war. San Francisco, Oct. 12.—The British man-of-war Nymphe arrived here today from Esquimau. The Nymphe is of 1 ; 140 tons, 2,oßo\horse-power, and car ries eight guns. A BereaWed Actress. Louisville, Ky\., Oct. 12. — Mrs. Rachel Johnson,\ mother of Rachel Macaulay, the actress, died tonight. A Firebug! Lynched. Homer, La., Oct.Tta.—Frand Wood, a colored incendiary i \as lynched today. MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1890. A DAY'S HAPPENINGS. The Hotel Putnam a Regular Firetrap. A Young Hypochondriac Blows Oat His Brains. An Ancient Californian's Most Igno ble Death. A Young Actor and His Paramour Found Dead in the Lalie—A Soldier's Widow Murdered. Associated Press Dispatches. Chicago, Oct. 12. -The bodies of the two men burned in the Putman hotel fire early this morning, believed to be those of Easton and Berger, were identified today as those of Tom Dowler and H. K. Sams. The origin of the fire is now a mystery, as the hotel people positively assert that there was not a lamp in the hall. The place is a regular fire trap. The balls are narrow and crooked, and the stair way is in the center of the building. A very little fire was sufficient to make enough smoke to render the halls im passable. The only fire escape on the building was outside of the windows of the room occupied by one of the lodgers,. whom other unfortunates had to rouse before they could get out of the burning ■ hall. Few availed themselves of it, however, as the firemen were veryquick with ladders. Had it not been for the brave work of the firemen, others would undoubtedly have been suffocated. AT REST IN THE RIVER. A Modesto Man's Strange Disappearance Accounted For. Modesto, Oct. 12.—An item in last night's News, announcing the disappear ance of Thomas Rinehart, since the morning before, caused uneasiness among his friends. Search was insti tuted. This morning Thomas Lee found the coat and hat of the deceased on the bank of the Tuolumne river, about a mile from Modesto, and foot prints showed where Rinehart went into the water. He had been sick for some time, which has affected the brain, and a month ago he took an overdose of laud anum, but was resuscitated by the doc tors. No doubt is entertained of his having suicided, and parties have been dredging the river all day, but have not yet found his body. Rine hart had a wife and seven children. He was 5'J years old and was very poor. BLEW OUT HIS BRAINS. How a Wealthy Young Hypochondria Cured His Imaginary Ills. New York, Oct. 12.—Walton O. Ker nochan, a wealthy young man who oc cupied bachelor apartments in the Delta club, blew out his brains in his room at an early hour this morning. His friends think he was partially insane on ac count of insomnia from which he had been suffering for several weeks. The young man was something of a hypo chondriac,and for months had been under treatment for numerous disorders, most of which, his friends say, were imagin ary. His father, John A. Kernochan, who died three years ago, was a promi nent financier of this city, and owned big milling intersts. Walton and his brother had been engaged in various business interests, and both were very wealthy. ROOKERIES BURNED. A Twenty Thousand-Dollar Blaze in San Francisco. San Francisco, Oct. 12. —Fire which started in the livery stable of Ricord & Pierce, 1626 Mifsion street, to night, destroyed a .number of rookeries and damaged property to the extent of $20,000. The buildings were mostly two-story frames, the lower portions stores and the upper portions tenements. As very few fam ilies had any insurance the loss will be keenly felt by them. Following are some of the principal losses: John Messier, building, $700; Ricord & Pierce, liverymen, $1,000; Johnßeuben ler, blacksmith, $2,500; C. Fischer, car riage painter, 5300; William Raisch, building, $900; his tenants, $1,800; the personal property of W. C. Mycell, two horses and wagons, $3,000. STUCK IN THE MUD. The Ignoble Death of One of California's Oldest Pioneers. Redwood City, Oct. 12. —Jules Pease, the oldest resident of San Mateo county, was drowned here this afternoon. He was under the influenceof liquor, and in climbing into a row boat from a sail boat, fell into a slough and stuck in the mud. His body was found half an hour later by boys, and the coroner will hold an inquest. Pease claimed to be 98 years of age, and that he came to California in 1818; that he deserted from the ship Hudson Bay, at San Francisco bay, and took refuge at the mission Dolores. This statement was discredited, but documents prove that he was in the state in 1835 and acted as General Fremont's guide at Santa Ciara in 1846. He leaves two sons. UNITED IN DEATH. A Young Actor and His Paramour Found Dead in Lake Michigan. Chicago, Oct. 12.—The body of Annie V. Dallas and that of a young man known as Lawrence Mcßeth, the woman's lover, were found in the lake this morning. The woman was of ques tionable character. The young man's real name is said to have been Beath. He was from Canada, and had been an actor, at one time with Frank Mayo's Davy Crocket, and again with the Sil ver King combination. The couple was last seen a week ago at their room on Clark street. They had a quarrel and left the house together late at night. TREMENDOUS RAINSTORM. The Panhandle of West Virginia Catches It Again. Whheling. W. Va., Oct. 12.—A tre mendous rainstorm in this vicinity this evening did much damage. In tnp Caldwell's run valley many families were flooded out, many cattle drowneof, and much property destroyed. All the lailroads suffered severely, roadbeds and bridges being washed out. The Baltimore and Ohio was damaged most. Traffic on that line is suspended tonight. Throughout the city much damage was done, and in the Eighth ward gas and water is cut off by the breaking of the street mains. A WORTHY SOLDIER'S WIDOW. She Defended Her Home Against Thieves and Got Shot. Washington, Pa., Oct. 12.—Mrs. Elizabeth Sanders, tollgate keeper and post mistress at Toledo, Pa., who was shot by masked ruffians Friday night, died today. Three men are under ar rest, and the officials say they are un doubtedly the right ones. They in tended to plunder the house, but the brave woman, who was a soldier's widow, resisted and fired ineffectual shots at them. They returned fire, mortally wounding her, and fled. OUGHT TO BE ROBBED. A Facetious Burglar's Opinion of a Hard Snorer. Portland, Ore., Oct. 12.—A burglar entered the house of M. Zan, a broom manufacturer on Nob Hill, this morning, and took $7. When Zan woke up he found the following note pinned to his vest: "Any body who snores as much as you do ought to be robbed." The burglar then went to the house of Max Lang near by, and took $476 in coin. The Calistoga Tragedy. ( alistoga, Cal., Oct. 12.—The coroner's jury today found that Mc- Guire, the man who was shot while | raiding Rich's saloon last night, came to his death at the hands of parties un known. Henry Arkaro was arrested, being identified by Mrs. Rich as one of the raiders. Mrs. Rich is still alive, but will probably die. Mr. Rich will recover. Six Laborers Crushed. Chicago, Oct. 12.—While six men were engaged in hoisting some steel bars, weighing several tons, at the Illi nois Steel company's yards this after noon, the derrick broke, and the mass fell upon the men. All were badly in jured, and one will probably die. FROM*THE ISTHMUS. THE STEAMER BAN JUAN ARRIVES FROM PANAMA. Two of Her Crew in Irons for Murderous Conduot—General Moran a Prisoner in Guatemala and Liable To Be Shot. San Francisco, Oct. 12. —The steamer San Juan arrived from Panama today, with two men in irons. One of these, a coal passer named McCormick, was sus pended at Acapulco by Chief Engineer Duncan for neglect of duty, owing to drunkenness. That night he armed himself with a hammer and attempted to brain Duncan while in his berth. Duncan received a blow on his shoulder,but closed with McCormick, and with tho aid of the surgeon, who had heard the noise of the struggle, disarmed aud ironed him. The other prisoner is Second Cook Richard son, who quarreled with Third Cook Schaeffer, and attacked him from be hind with a cleaver, inflicting two terri ble wounds in the back of the head. Schaeffer may die. The men will be turned over to the United States au thorities tomorrow. General Moran's Danger. By tho San Juan news cotrits that the warring Central Americans are still in a very unsettled condition. General Moran, the refugee who left this city by the Colima on her last trip, is a prisoner at the capitol of Guatemala, if he has not been shot as a revolutionist. He was booked for at San Salvador, but at San Jose de Guatemala he telegraphed to General E/.eta to know if it would be safe for him to visit the capital of Guatemala. The answer was in the af firmative, but no sooner did he leave the steamer than he was arrested and thrown into prison, and information was given the San Juan on her trip up that he stood a very poor chance of escape from being shot as a revolutionist The North Pacific Pennant. Portland, Ore., Oct. 12. —The season of the North Pacific league closed today. The standing of the clubs for the season is as follows: a::::::::::::::;- H42 .5C.S .510 .271 The Report a Humbug. St. Louis, Oct. 12.—Secretary Tracy, in an interview last night, said the re gort cabled from London that he had oycotted Roach's shipyard because the property had been purchased by an English syndicate, was a humbug. He had not known the yards had been sold, until he saw the cablegram. A Lumber Concern Falls. Macon, Ga., Oct. 12. —The Empire Lumber company, the largest lumber concern in Georgia, has failed with liabil ities at $200,000. Professor Phelps Dying. Bar Harbob, Me., Oct. 12.-Prof. Austin Phelps, the famous Andover pro fessor, is dying. News Notes. Pittsburg will have electric cabs. Germany eats California peaches. Mrs. Hetty Green is worth $40,000, --000. Brooklyn has a Japanese union prin ter. Forest City, lowa, is to have a flax pal lace. Japan has twenty-nine cotton spin ning mills. We exported 40,000,000 bushels of wheat last year. Friday is growing in favor as pay day in Philadelphia. A 400,000-acre Texas ranch pastures 800,000 sheep. A piano factory is being erected at Mendelssohn, Perm. The first steel rifle gun forged in this country baa just been finished near Troy. VAGUE UNCERTAINTY Financial Insecurity Felt in London. The Czar's Brother Hopelessly Insane. Detectives Still Searching for Dillon and O'Brien. Colombia's Greed Makes the Completion of the Panama Canal Improbable- Cable Flashes. Associated Press Dispatches. London, Oct. 12. —Commenting on the condition of the market for American securities the past week, the Economist says: The most marked feature on the stock exchange has been the collapse in American railway securities, which is in a large measure justified by recent eventH. The McKinley tariff law will increase railroad expenses and reduce traffic, whilst it will be difficult to com pensate for it by advancing rates. Some American securities have recently be come almost unsalable. The confidence of investors and speculators is nearly completely destroyed. The Observer in the course of similar comments, says the public generally is so badly demoralized that it will take time to restore confidence. Stocks are doubtless getting into stronger hands, but neither here nor in New York is the future regarded with certainty. The result of the recent legislation on com merce and finance must be awaited. DILLON O'BRIEN. Queenstown Harbor Scoured by Detec tives in Search of Them. QuEENBTOWN,Oct. 12.—Detectives were scouring Queenstown harbor in boats all day, in search of Dillon and O'Brien. They boarded the steamers Umbria and Wisconsin, and all the tugs and tenders. They also searched all in-coming trains. The authorities evidently believe that Dillon and O'Brien have not yet sailed. Deasy and Lane, members of parlia ment, boarded the Umbria, causing in tense curiosity. SOCIALIST WORKMEN. A Congress Embracing a Large Repre sentation Opened at Lille. Lille, Oct. 12.—The socialist work men* congress, at which were repre sented 212 associations, composed mostly of followers of Marx, opened here today. Among the delegates were | representatives of the English eight ammmHsmmßsst You perhaps are think- ing that a new Overcoat is the next thing to fill out the JKg requirements of your ward Lm Sm\f j/ *wm\ Wm. 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The congress adopted res olutions congratulating the German socialists upon the expiration of the anti socialist law, declaring in favor of an international demonstration by work men next May day, and also in favor of an international miners' strike at the earliest possible moment. HOPELESSLY INSANE. The Czar's Brother Driven Mad by His Malady. London, Oct. 12. —It has been learned that at the close of the Russian military maneuvers in Volnynia, Grand Duke Nicholas, who bad chief command, sud denly became insane from the effects of the disease from which he has long suf fered. Melancholy and heart-rending scenes ensued, until he was removed to General MartyrofFs estate, in the Don steppes. The physicians declare his condition is hopeless. An M. P.'s Wife Injured. London, Oct. 12. —The wife of Arthur O'Connor, member of parliament for East Donegal, was found today lying unconscious in a ' pool of blood at the Walworth road station. One of her thighs was broken and several severe wounds were on her head. It is sup posed she fell from the platform of the Walworth road station to the street be neath. Chinese Opium Blots. Shanghai, Oct. 12.—The government's action in _ levying an increased tax on native opium meets with much opposi tion. Efforts to collect the new imposts caused riots in various parts of China. In a riot of this kind at Hoinow many persons were killed. The viceroy of Lianghu openly refused to allow the col lection of the tax in his jurisdiction. Colombia's Greed. Paris, Oct. 12.—1t is understood the Colombian government asks the Pana ma Canal company for a very heavy payment for the extension of time in Colombia's canal concession, which the company desires. It is thought if Col ombia persists in this demand, the result will be the final winding up of the company. Oarsman O'Connor. London, Oct 12. —O'Connor, the Cana dian oarsman, sailed today from Queens town on the steamer Umbria for New York. He says he will proceed to To ronto, and after resting there for a few days, start for San Francisco, taking with him two New York boats to train in for the purpose of reducing his weight. Tasmania Delegates. LoNpoN, Oct. 12.—A dispatch from Tasmania says delegates have been ap pointed to the federal convention. Amelia Lange Dead. Berlin, Oct. 12.—Amelia Lange, th< authoress, dropped dead today in the. . Lessing theater.