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-sified columns of Tri Herald, 3d Page; advertise men te there only colt Five Cents n line. VOL. 36.—N0. 47. BARDSLEY'S METHOD Being Investigated in the Quaker City. Crovernment Officials Shown Up in a Bad Light. Bank Examiner Drew Placed in Awkward Position. Be or Comptroller I.acy Responsible for Keeping the Keystone Bank Frauds Concealed. Associated Press Dlsoatchos. Philadelphia, June2.—The city coun cil's committee investigating the meth ods of ex-City Treasurer Bardsley con tinued its inquiry this afternoon, the Keystone bank doings being under in spection. Bank Examiner Drew stated that there were 2515 shares of so-called bogus stock. It was stock that should have been cancelled and is not techni cally over-issued stock. It was mainly in the name of John C. Lucas. None of it was ever in tbe name of John Wana maker, and witness did not think he was ever a stockholder, nor was William H. Wanamaker so far as be could recol lect. Mr. Alexander, counsel for ex-Treas urer Bardsley, cross-examined Drew very sharply. Drew said he had made a semi-annual examination of the Key stone bank for the past ten years. He was not prepared to say that it was not indebted to the amount of $600,000 or $800 000 to other banks during the past three or four years. "Do you ever remember before Lucas died," asked Alexander, "having once called upon the Keystone bank a week too soon?" "I don't remember any such thing," replied Drew. 'Did you not come to Philadelphia once to examine the Keystone bank, and then defer the examination for a week?" "No, sir." At the close of Drew's examination, Couucilman Elting offered a resolution that the mayor write President Harri son, asking him to order an investiga tion of the conduct of the treasury de partment in connection with the Key stone bank affair; ordering a production of all the accounts of the bank, and the appearance of Comptroller of the Cur rency Lacy before the committee. Elting made a vigorous speech in de fense of his motion. He said if the banking law was to be acted upon and construed as in the Keystone case, there would be little protection for any de- Jiositors. By the confession of Marsh n January the treasury department be came aware of the Keystone's rotten ness, yet for ninety days there after the bank was allowed to remain open and tbe city and citizens of Philadelphia invited to deposit their money. Some people who had every opportunity to know the story of the rotten bank had every chance to get out, while people who could not know the story had every chance to get in. "It is the most extraordinary action on the part of the general government I ever heard of," said Elting. "I "am not going to say whether Examiner Drew or Comptroller Lacy was responsible, but between them the bank was kept open after fraud was known to exist.officially. Every obstacle has been thrown in our way. We can look at the treasurer's accounts, but we want to look at the others and find out what the other men were doing in those ninety days after the frauds were known and while the city of Philadelphia was depositing her millions in that bank." One other member of the committee voted with Elting, and four against him, so the matter was dropped for the present, but it is expected to b-j revived shortly. Paying Teller Thomas, of the Key stone bank, said another employee and himself were kept very busy running between the Keystone and Spring Gar den banks, with cash to prepare for the visits of the examiner. An important point in Thomas's tes timony was to the effect that during his six years' connection with the Keystone, Examiner Drew dropped in about twice a week. President Singerly, of the Chestnut street National bank, said Bardsley was not paid any interest on what city money he had in the bank. He had no money of the state's account on deposit. The latest sensational outcome of the bank matters is that the validity of the clearing house agreement between the national banks is shortly to be tested in the United States court. WILL PUSH WORK. The Arrowhead Reservoir Company Pre pared for Business. San Bernardino, Cal., June 2. —Tbe Arrowhead Reservoir company, incor porated under the laws of Kentucky two months ago by Cincinnati capitalists, today purchased reservoir sites in the mountains north of San Bernardino, and announced their intention to push the work on to completion as rapidly as possible. The company has a capital of one million dollars. James Gamble, of Proctor & Gamble, is president. Adolph Wood Is vice-president and general manager. The system consists of three reservoirs in the valleys north of the mountains. These reservoirs will be filled by a large canal from Deep creek, the principal tributary to the Mojave river. The watershed is larger than that of the Bear Valley Irrigation com pany. They expect to store water to irrigate 120,000 acres of land lying be tween San Bernardino and Pomona. COST HIM HIS LIFE An Indiana Man Killed for a Drunken Boast. Roachdale, Ind., June 2.—Noah Evans and wife drove into Rbachdale this morning, and going up to the home of Dick Adams, a married man, Evans stepped from his vehicle and pointing to Adams, asked his wife: "Is tbis the man who outraged you?" Receiving an affirmative reply, Evans drew two re volvers and fired eight shots, five of which took effect, killing Adams in stantly. Evans then jumped into the LOS ANGELES HERALD. cart and drove off. Citizens soon formed a posse, with shotguns and other weap ons, and started in pursuit. Adams, while drunk, had boasted of having been intimate with Mrs. Evans. GRAPK PROSPECTS. Tbe Crop Promises to Be an Immense One This Year. San Fbancisco, June 2.—Secretary Scott, of the horticultural commission, has of late received many reports from vineyardists in all parts of the state, which show that the prospects for the grape crop are most encouraging. The vines are in the very best condition. In the San Joaquinvalley a few reports state that vinehoppers have made their appear ance. These little pests resemble grass hoppers, except that they have no wings. They are quite destruc tive and when they attack the vines in large numbers they devour all but the wood. They have no made their appearance in large numbers in the valley, and the vineyardists so far are not alarmed. In Los Angeles, Ban Diego and Orange counties the Anaheim vine pest has made its ap pearance, but only a few vineyards have been touched so far, and it is believed that the yield of grapes in the southern part of the state will be very large this year. SURVIVED THE NIGHT. Sir John MacDnnald Still Living, But at Death's Door. Ottawa June 2.—Sir John Mac Donald passed a quiet day, without notable change until this evening. Since that time he has shown signs of heat pros tration, evinced by perspiration and laboied respiration. A bulletin issued at midnight indi cates that the premier cannot live much longer. His physicians, however, think he will survive the night. A Disastrous Rain Storm. Darlington, Wis., June 2.—One of the most disastrous rain storms ever known in this section visited this city tbis evening. The wind blew a hurri cane and rain fell in torrents. Hail stones as large as hen's eggs fell. Many window lights were broken. Several out-houses were blown down and incal culable damage done to crops. ON THE SIDE OF SAFETY. FOSTER AFRAID TO TAKE UP THE 4.M PERCENT. LOAN. The Maturing Bonds Will Be Indefinitely Extended at a Nominal Rate of Inter est at the Option of the Holders. Washington, June 2. —Notice is given by Secretary Foster that the principal and accrued interest of such of the 4)4 per cent, bonds, issued under the acts of July 14, 1870, and January 20,1871, as may be outstanding on the second day of September, 1801, will be paid on t hat day, and the interest on said bonds will then cease. The suggestion has been made on the part of the holders of some of those bonds, of a desire to extend the payment thereof, at the option of the United States, at the rate of one or one and one-half per cent, per annum, and the secretary of the treasury will hereafter "consider whether the acceptance of such offers or any of them will be profitable to the government, and in that event reserves the right to except such bonds from his call. It is officially stated that the sugges tion as to tbe extension of the 4^ 2 ' per cent, loan, added to the call made to day, is made more as a matter of prece dence than necessity. The treasury de partment, it is said, is abundantly able to pay all of the $51,000,000 4>£ per cents outstanding, but in view of the un certainty of future receipts and expendi tures it is deemed better to take the side of safety. The secretary not only believes that he has ample means to defray all the expenses of the govern ment, but is. confident that he will be able to retire a considerable amount of the public debt, in addition to the $236,000,000 already paid during the present administration. One of the purposes in suggesting the opportunity to extend the maturing loan at a nominal rate of interest, is a desire to avoid the enforced retirement of part or all of the $23,000,000 national bank circulation now secured by per cent, bonds. WARLIKE PREPARATIONS. How the Charleston Was Cleared for Action at Acapulco. San Francisco, June 2.—A private letter just received from an officer on the United States cruiser Charleston describes the warlike preparations on the cruiser at the time she entered Acapulco harbor, while on her chase after, the Chilean steamer Itata. The letter states that the Charleston arrived at Acapulco at 7:30, May 16th. At 4 o'clock in the morning she encountered the Esmeralda. The Charleston was endeavoring to enter the harbor unseen, but the Esmeralda threw out her search lights, and all hands on the Charleston were called to quarters and the ship was cleared for action. The men were at their stations for three hours, as it was supposed the Itata was in the harbor, and everything was in readiness to take her. Six and eight-inch shells were piled on the deck, and every gun was loaded. The Esmeralda followed the Charleston into the harbor, but the lat ter left and resumed her chase as soon as possible. A Riot in Savonia. Rome, June 2. —In Savonia, yesterday, a mob attempted to rescue two men.who, for some offense, had fallen into the hands of tbe police. The rioters made a desperate attack upon the gendarmes in their attempt to release the prisoners. Two of the rioters were killed and a num ber of gendarmes seriously injured. A Decision for the Duchess. New York, June 2.—A motion to pre vent the duchess of Marlborough from acting as trustee under the will of her husband. Lewis E. Hammersley, on the ground that she has taken up her resi dence abroad, was decided by the surro gate today in favor of the duchess. WEDNESDAY MORNING. JUNE 3, 1891.—TEN PAGES. HIS HIGHNESS WINGED Interesting Testimony in the Baccarat Case. Wales' Examination Was a Sore Trial. The Prince Was Nervous and His Re plies Almost Inaudible. The Defense Most Skillfully Conducted by Sir Charles Russell—General Williams' Evidence. Associated Press Dispatches. _,onoon, June 2. —In the baccarat trial today General Owen Williams was tbe next witness after the prince of Wales. He related the incidents connected with the games, his testimony in the main concurring with that of the previous witnesses. On cross-examination by Sir Charles Russell he said that on the second night of the playing he heard the prince of Wales tell the plaintiff that he should keep his hands further back, be cause he (the Prince) could not seethe BiaKes. iue geiit;iui nam m: unu utuera who were present at Tanbycroft told plaintiff that signing a document agreeing never to play cards again was the only way out of the difficulty, and if he did not do so he would have to leave the house and would, in addition, be warned off every race course in England or elsewhere. This last piece of testimony caused a decided sensation. When Sir Charles Russell asked General Williams why he continued to address plaintiff as "Dear Bill" in his letters after the baccarat scandal, witness explained that plain tiff was suffering agony of mind, and that he (the general) did not wish to add to his old friend's grief. At another part of the cross-examination the gen eral admitted that plaintiff had re proached Lord Coventry and himself for giving plaintiff what he termed "bad advice." Sir Charles Russell's -cross-examina tion of Sir William Gordon Cumming was pronounced to be a very successful effort. What Sir Charles wanted was that plaintiff should admit that he re mained quiet so long as he thought the facts in connection with the scandal would not get about, and that the fact that they did get out, and no loftier motive, led Sir William to take the present proceedings. The bout between Sir Charles and the plaintiff was long and stubbornly contested, Sir William parrying the lawyer's thrusts skilfully. Finally, alluding t# the compact of se crecy,the plaintiff aaid: "Yes, I lived in a fool's paradise for a lime; at last I had to act, because had I hoc done so the thing would have been taken up by my club, by my friends, and my regi ment." "That is* what I wanted," remarked Sir Charles. Sir Charles cross-examined the prince of Wales with some show of airiness. The word "you" in Sir Charles' cross examination took the place of "your royal highness" and "sir" which had plentifully interlarded Sir Edward Clarke's questions. But though Glad stone's attorney - general (Russell) showed to a certain degree his liberal sympathies, he waa manifestedly tender in his handling of the royal witness. In fact, the general opinion formed in the courtroom was that there was evidently a tacit agreement between the leading counsel that they were to fish ior and get nothing from the prince which any other witness could supply. Only once did the prince of Wales be tray any open sign of impatience, and that was when Sir Charles Russell asked: "What did Mrs. Wilson say to you about Sir William Gordon Cumming cheating?" The prince replied shortly, somewhat angrily it appeared: "She said very little," and there the Bubject was drop ped, as any lawyer can see, at the most important stage. The prince had ad mitted that Mrs. Wilson told him some thing about Sir William's cheating, and Sir Charles wanted to find out what she had told the prince, but the latter's show of annoyance at the question caused counsel to turn his legal mind to other matters. Though it only lasted twenty minutes, the examination of the prince evidently wearied him exceedingly,and made him extremely nervous. He kept changing his position, and did not seem able to keep his hands still. When a question more pressing, more to the point than usual, was put to him, the prince's face was observed to flush considerably, and then to turn pale again, showing the state of nervousness in which he found himself. Except to the lord chief justice, counsel, jurors, press represent atives and others in proximity to the witness box, only a few of the prince's answers were audible throughout the court room. VALUABLE INDIAN LANDS. Troops Needed to Keep Squatters Off the Puyallup Reservation. Tacoma, Wash., June 2.—United States troops from the government bar racks at Vancouver on the Columbia river, arrived here this morning to pro tect the rights of the Puyallup Indians to the lands of thtir reservation across the bay from this city. The land is di rectly opposite and contiguous to Ta coma, and ranges in value from $3000 to $12,000 per acre. A score of Indians are residing in huts in plain sight from parts of Tacoma, who own lands in their own rights worth hundredsof thousands of dollars, and there are individual In dians worth half a million. During the last two months squatters have settled , on portions of this land and erected shanties, hoping to gain title to it by a' loophole in the land act. These squat ters have increased stfeadily lately, despite the work of Agent Eells of Puy allup reservation. For about a week the agent has been keeping the wires hot between here and Washington, . with the result that soldiers appeared this morning. There is one company t of twenty-five men in charge of Lieuten ant Cahell. They went into camp at once on the reservation. Some of the squatters are well known citizens of Ta coma. All will be forcibly ejected if they do not leave. No bloodshed is feared. It is said, also, that the soldiers are on the ground to prevent the ' Union Pacific and some active suburban lines of railroad from building through the reservation until congressional permis sion is secured. COLUSA ELECTION CASES. Seven Days Already Consumed in Taking Testimony. Marysville, Cal., June 2. — Seven days have now beeu consumed in taking testimony in the case of W. L. Wilson, one of the defendants charged with tampering with fifty-five ballots cast at the election in Willows, Colusa county (now Glenn), at the election last No vember, when the question of county division was being voted on. In tbe neighborhood of 100 witnesses have been examined by the prosecution and the defense. Most of the witnesses came from Colusa and Glenn counties, and some from places as distant as Oregon. 15y a tacit understanding the attorneys have gone into the investigation at great length, the result being that much has been brought out that will have very little pertinency to the allegation of felony on the part of the defendant, the idea being to let everything come out at this trial, so that much of it could be admitted by one or the other side at the succeeding trials, there being about twenty defendants. REFORMED PRESBYTERIANS. A Motion to Arrest Snapended Ministers for Contempt Lost. Pittsburg, June 2.—The morning ses sion of the Reformed Presbyterian synod of North America was taken up with a discussion of the motion to table the resolution presented yesterday for the arrest of the seven ministers accused of heresy, for contemptof court, in preach ing in churches of other denominations after they had been suspended. The motion was lost. -A Stage Held Up. Tombstone, Ariz., June 2.—The Tomb stone and Bisbee stage was held up to day by two Mexicans near Bisbee. They secured forty dollars. A posse has started in pursuit with a good prospect of capturing the robbers. This is the first stage robbery in this county for five years. • THE CLOSING SESSION. LAST DAY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY. The Conference Committee on the Dr. Briggii Case Appointed — Committee Reports and Other Business. Detroit, June 2.—At the morning session of the Presbyterian general as sembly, a telegram of greeting was re ceived from the united Presbyterian as sembly, and delegates were appointed to the Brazil assembly. The finance committee reported. It was recommended that Elder McCook of New York be appointed to fill the vacancy existing in the committee. The committee on systematic benevo lence reported a total of benevolent con tributions for the year of $2,654,000. The committee on increase of minis ters, recommended great care in the re- ception of ministers from other denomi nations, and advised that a rule for this end be sent to the presbyteries for their approval. One hundred dollars waa adopted as the maximum rate to be given students for the ministry. The churches were urged to equip and patronize denomina tional colleges, and measures were ad vised to get more college students to study for the ministry. The committee on a general mission ary conference recommended its post ponement for this year, and that synod lcal conferences take the place for the present. Adopted. The moderator appointed as a com mittee to confer with the Union Theo logical seminary: Ministers—Rev. Dr. Francis L. Patton, John Worcester, Jr., William H. Roberts, Samuel J.Nicholls, Henry Johnson, John Mcintosh and George Alexander. Eiders — George Junkin, John J. McCook, Russell Mur dock, George H. Ely, Samuel I. Broad well, Edward P. Durant and George H. Ketcham. A lot of routine work was disposed of, and then after final roll call and the passage of resolutions of thanks, the assembly dissolved. THE RUTHLESS CZAR. He Is Bent on Continuing His Measures of Jewish Repression. London, June 2.—IJ is reported that the czar, in responding to a personal ap peal made by an exalted personage on behalf of the Jews in Russia, said he was determined to continue his meas ures of Jewish repression, with a view to tbe solution of the Jewish question. The Jews themselves, declared the czar, had forced this policy. There had never been a Nihilist plot hatched in which they were not concerned, and they would actively engage in propagating subversive movements. GREEN AND M'CBEA. Douglass and the Festive Widow Again in tliis Country. New York, June 2. —The Tribune says that Douglass Green, who ran away to Europe with Mrs. McCrea, daughter of Chicago's murdered millionaire, Snell, has been in this country some time, making arrangements to save his seat on the stock exchange, etc. Since his wife obtained a divorce, Green does not think the danger of prosecution is great, and it is understood he intends to get back into business again. He and Mrs. McCrea are said to have been married again in Illinois last week. Killed by Shawuees. Sac and Fox 1 Agency, June 2.—Three men, one named Greenaway, the others unknown, were shot and killed on Leo Whistler's ranch yesterday by three Shawnee Indians, who were today ar rested. Tbe Indians assert that the white men stole their horses, and when pursued began a fight in which they were killed. A suit with an artistic cut and fit, first-class workmanship and linings, can be had at H. A. Gets, 126 W. Third st. GOING ! GOING ! GONE! SELLING OUT AT COST! 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