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SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 1801.
THE SUNDAY "HERALD."
It Will Be a Satisfactory Number to
Botb Readers and Advertisers—Some
of Its Features Will Be :
A BWEKT FACE—The summer girl painted by
Le Van way— Dainty gowns for semi-tropic
weather—English dames and their remark
able taste for colors—Fashion notes.
PLAYS AND PLAYERS—Madame Janauschek's
lament over the legitimate—A story of an
Owl club actress and a bouquet—Men and
Women—John L. Sullivan.
THE RANCHES—Some points about fertilizers
for orange trees —What citrus trees need in
Southern Caliiornia—Typical facts gathered
about semi-tropic farms —Henry Leach on
manure for orange trees—A Ventura fruit
A CABLE LETTER FROM BERLlN—lnterest
ing European social and political news—Tel
egraphic news from all parts of the world.
IN SOCIETY—Doings of fashionable folk in
their pleasure seeking.
LOCAL NEWS—A complete budget of the
events of today.
CORRESPONDENCE—News letters from a
number of neighboring towns.
THE FIFTH GRADE—The fifth of the Her
ald's school articles—lnteresting methods
of teaching noted—lmprovements which
the board of education should make—Ju
venile workers—The Sixteenth-streetschool
THE FAMOUS TROTTERS OF AMERICA—An
illustrated article by Dagworth—The com
ing kings and Queens of the trotting world.
A MINING BOOM IMMINENT.
Readers of the Herald will probably
remember that this journal has steadily
held to the position that the current year
would be characterized by striking de
velopments in what may be called the
mining prism of Los Angeles. For five
or six months past there has been great
energy in prospecting, owing to the an
ticipation of an early completion of the
railway which will connect Salt Lake
with Los' Angeles. For decades on de
cades the country which will be trav
ersed by tjais road has been known to be
specially rich in all lines of mineral
wealth. Coal and iron exist in inex
haustible quantities, while the precious
metale abound in profusion on all
hands. Timber, also, will shortly be
accessible at moderate prices when the
Carson and Colorado railway shall be
completed to this city, or when some
traffic arrangement shall be made with
an existing road, both the Southern
Pacific and the Santa Fe being in the
line of such negotiations. The first
significant eign of a mining revival
which we noticed hereabouts was the
purchase, by the Messrs. D. O. Mills
and John P. Jones, of the old Cerro
Gordo mines of the Messrs. Beaudry i
Belshaw, at Independence, Inyo county.
There is a large section of country in
that neighborhood, embracing Pana
mint, which will undoubtedly be richly
productive of the precious metals
very shortly. The vicinage of
Darwin ia said to abound in in
numerable deposits whose working has
only been prevented by the costly char
acter of transportation of all descrip
tions. The country aronnd Oro Grande
has lately made quite a stir in mining
circles and a number of enterprising An
geleiios bid fair to add largely to their
bank accouuts by discoveries of rich
and permanent deposits there. The lat
est veritable sensation has been in the
unearthing of prodigiously rich depoaita
of gold in the extreme southwestern
portion of Nevada, within easy reach of
both the Carson and Colorado and the
Central Utah railways. All the an-
nouncements which have recently
reached the publicconcerning these new
deposits are sure to, be added to daily,
for there is an army of prospectors in
the fields to which we have briefly al
luded, and the results of their long con
tinued and persevering work are sure to
be recorded very shortly. Of course,
all the camps from which we hear may
not turn out well, and one is permitted
to smile when enthusiasts talk about
oversfiadowing the Comstock lode, but
there is around us a great stretch of rich
and virgin territory which will give em
ployment to tens of thousands of miners
before many years, and the supplies for
the whole region will be drawn from
this city. There need be no qualifica
tion in the announcement that we are
just upon the eve of an able-bodied min
Things move so quickly in the United
Staces of late that few people have time
to note their changes. It was oupposed
that, when Blame became secretary of
state of the United States, whatever
claims this country asserted to any
thing would be maintained with special
energy. It was even popularly thought
by those who do not look beyond the
surface that the Plumed Knight's favor
ite attitude was that of twisting the tail
of the British lion. Until the other day
the United States claimed that they had
fleen subrogated to all the rights of
Russia in the Bering sea, and that that
sea was a closed one. One of the first
effects of Mr. Blame's diplomacy is the
proposition that our rights in the
Bering sea waters should be Bubject to
arbitration. If such an idea had been
P jested as to Blame in the old days,
>n his fiery diatribes rang out in the
se of representatives, that portion of
American people with whom he
stood high would have been paralyzed.
Our present attitude in the Bering sea
matter is in remarkable contrast to that
which a Democratic administration as
sumed years ago, also respecting a
Pacific coast issue, in which we present
ed to Great Britain the ultimatum
"forty-four forty or fight." But at that
time, owing to the enlightened policy of
the Democratic party, the United States
had a navy and jack tars who knew
how to handle themselves.
DISCREDITING IRRIGATION BONDS.
There is evidently a disinclination
amongst the San Francisco bankers to
invest in irrigation district bonds,
notwithstanding everything possible
bas been done to show that, if
proper precaution has been taken
to see that the district issuing
them is composed of good irrigable
lands, they are safe as securities and de
sirable as investments. The supreme
court has passed favorably upon all the
doubtful questions of law that have
come before it with reference to the
validity of such bonds, and it would
seem that nothing more were wanted to
fully guarantee capitalists in placing
their money in this kind of securities.
It is, however, idle to try to induce the
San Francisco banks to look favorably
upon these bonds, if they are deteim
ined to give them the cold shoulder.
San Francisco has been the great ab
sorber of the surplus wealth of this
coast, and her financial institutions are
naturally looked to by theinteriorwith a
view to receiving liberal consideration in
a matter of this kind, upon which the
prosperity of a large portion of the
state depends. If the securities are safe
and the interest guaranteed ample, why
should be any difficulty in placing
these bonds in the great money center
of the coast? It has been too much the
case in the past that, the capitalists of
San Francisco have given the cold
shoulder to great interior interests, and
that city has suffered greatly in a busi
ness point of view from the fact that
this injurious policy has prevailed. A
more liberal policy would have been
better for the commercial metropolis of
the coast and for the productive inter
ests of this state. By the selfish and
niggardly course the capitalists of San
Francisco have in the past,
they have estranged the people they
should have conciliated and aided, and
made enemies where they could have
secured friends. AVliat is the result?
Chicago is getting trade in this state
that San Francisco could have held
under a liberal and enlightened policy.
The back country upon which that city
can depend for business ia being more
contracted every day, and if the irri
gationists of the state are forced by the
unfriendly action of her banks and cap
italists to go east to place their bonds,
another strong element of the produc
tive people of California will follow
the destination of their irrigating bonds
with their business. So unwise and
selfish a policy would kill any city that
iollows it up, and San Francisco will
find to her sorrow one of these days that
no city aspiring to commercial great
ness can afford to treat with indiffer
ence any of the great productive inter
ests that lie at the bottom of the pros
perity of all classes of business. If the
agricultural prosperity of the state is
crippled, what is to become of the com
| mercial activities of the cities?
The Express has sought to bring the
matter of the right or wrong of the Mc-
Kinley bill down to a wise point by a
dissertation on the great growth of the
manufacture of wire nails in the United
States. The fact remains that the Re
publican ring who put through the in
creased duty on tin plate, and who kept
vessels busy crowding it into the United
States in anticipation of the increase,
have already bagged an enormous sum.
The attempt of the Express to show a
parity between the policy which pro
tects the oranges, raisins, wines, bran
dies and other products of California,
and the tin plate legislation, is a pitiable
failure. These California interests have
already a real existence. As our con
temporary says, our products were prob
ably sent to the east to the extent of
$6,000,000 during the past year. To get
a comparison which is really on all fours
with the McKinley bill and its relation
to tin plate we would have to suppose,
for instance, that, to oblige a specula
tive ring, an enormous duty had been
placed on ginseng, ostensibly to en
courage the growth of that staple in
California, or, really, to enable those
who had been advised in advance of
its enactment to import immense
quantities of it in order to rake
in a big pecuniary pot. If
there had been a large but struggling
tin-plate industry in the United States
there would have been more excuse for
this very transparent piece of legislative
jobbery. But it has all the ear-marks
of the old, old Republican jugglery.
What we know of its first fruits is that
nearly three million dollars worth of tin
plate was imported into this country in
anticipation of the passage of this bill,
and that on this large importation Mc-
Kinley's friends have profited to the ex
tent of about $25 a ton. The industry
does not really exist. Enormous profits
have been made by the mere passage of
the bill, and should the manufacture of
tin plate really take a place amongst our
established industries the tin ring is as
sured enormous profits for years to come.
Mr. James G. Blame is one of the many
Republicans who have a very poor
opinion of the McKinley bill. He is on
record to the effect that it will not en
able us to sell a barrel of American pork
or other American products to Central
or South America or to the world at
large, but it will take tremendous tribute
from the pocket of every consumer. The
great northwest and the country at large
has already passed judgment on this
measure, tin plate iniquity and all, and
however Californians may be pleased
with the moderate protection accorded
to their pioducts, the Republican party
has already been knocked silly in the
east and northwest by the recoil of the
THE LOS ANGELES HERALD; SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE (>, 1891.
The census of children taken by the
school marshals of Sacramento shows a
falling off of 270 from the number re
turned last year. And yet, says the
Record-Union, there is a constant call
for more schoolroom and more teachers.
We have heard it often remarked that
there are more nice, marriageable girls
in Sacramento than in any other city on
the coast; aiyl yet the marriageable
young men are few and not over-desira
ble. We don't know whether there is
any connection between this fact and
the falling off in school children.
Manager Doyle of the Novelty theater
is gradually merging the Novelty into a
comedy theater, as the comediettas, bur
lesques and farces presented thus far
seem to meet the approval of the
patrons. Today, in addition to a lengthy
olio of specialties, Guthrie's farce
comedy, Love in a Bakery, will be pre
sented, and Catulle will put on another
sensational illusion styled La Cocon.
A Real Estate Clerk Robs His Employ-
ers and Absconds.
San Francisco, June 5. —It has been
discovered that Benito Fernandez, head
clerk in the office of H. P. Moreal &
Co., real estate agents, disappeared
about a week ago, and that there is a
shortage in his accounts. As soon as
Fernandez had disappeared his employ
ers discovered that lie had recently col
lec + ed rents which he had failed to hand
over to the firm, and that he had also
appropriated money entrusted to him
for the purpose of paying interest. The
amount of his defalcation is not known
yet, but it is said to be several thousand
dollars. It is also said that Fernandez
was married recently and has taken his
bride with him.
INSURANCE AGAINST ANARCHY.
Chauncey M. Depew's Estimate of Higher
Cincinnati, June 5.—A large audience
gathered in .Pike's opera house tonight
to listen to Chauncey M. Depew's
speech in behalf of higher education.
It was the closing event of the- com
mencement exercises of the Cincinnati
university. Speaking in favor of the
multiplicity of colleges in America, as
compared with the few in the old world,
he said in Europe higher education is a
privilege; in America it is a duty.
Every collegeis an insurance company
There is a renewed interest mani
fested in the Nicaragua canal in view of
the possible complications tbat might
have arisen out of the Itata affair. In
the event of hostilities with Chile the
canal would enable us to concentrate a
naval force in the Pacific in a few days,
whereas, if we had to get it by way of
Cape Horn it would take several months.
The ports of California could be coveted
by reinforcements from the Atlantic be
fore a fleet could reach them from Chile,
and a squadron of attack from the At
lantic could make its way to South
America via the canal and intercept a
Chilean fleet before it could pass the
isthmus. There is no likelihood that
we shall ever have a serious difficulty
with any of the South American repub
lics, but a completed canal across Ni
caragua would be of such advantage to
us in a military point of view that when
ever any circumstance arises directing
the public mind that way, it creates an
interest in the project that will do
much to force congress to come to its
It has been the habit of the English
press to severely animadvert upon the
lack of respect, dignity and order that
sometimes is observable in American
courts. But it will not, after the scenes
that have just been witnessed in the
highest English court, with Chief Jus
tice Coleridge presiding, lie in the
mouths of our British cousins to again
find fault with the way in which Amer
ican courts are conducted. That must
have been a scene to have awakened
respect for a high judicial tribunal when
the spectators in the baccarat trial saw
the wife of the chief justice and her fe
male companions sitting beside that
dignitary, giggling and sending notes to
the lunch-munching aristocracy that oc-
cupied all the best seats in the court.
It was more of a scene got up for theat
rical effect than n grave and serious trial
in which the heir apparent to the throne
of England was the chief witness, both
against the man that cheated at cards
and himself who banked the game. The
aristocracy made a sort ot a picnic out
of a trial that will have far reaching
The absorbing of the Shufeldt distil
lery by the whisky trust will be accepted
as very strong corroborative proof of the
guilt of George J. Gibson, secretary of
the trust, who was charged by Shufeldt
with sending a dynamite infernal ma
chine to him with the object of blowing
up the distillery. It is said the trust
paid $2,000,000 for the establishment.
Although Gibson is under indictment
for the attempted crime, there can be
little doubt that the distillery purchase
will result in compounding one of the
most atrocious felonies ever attempted
in this country.
In the time of Charles the Second
royalty could outrage all the decencies
with impunity; but in this age public
opinion is shocked when the heir appai
ent to the British throne acts as banker
at a gambling game.. Englishmen who
believe that the law against gambling
games is not a dead letter when violated
by either high or low, will be apt to
make the Tanbycroft affair a thorn in
the side of the blackleg prince. The
Methodists of Wales are already moving
upon his works.
The Waifs of New York will be given
at the matinee this afternoon at the
opera house, and tonight. Those who
enjoy a lively melodrama will be pleased
with the performance, and all who like
clever character work will find Katie
Emmett and Amy Ames just to their
Frohman's Men and Women company
is billed for next week at the opera
house. Diplomacy is on for Friday
night, with Sidney Armstrong as the
Countess Zieka. The company includes
several well known and popular people.
SKIPPED WITH HIS BRIDE.
WORLD OF SPORT.
ARNICA, THE L,OS ANGELEo FII.L.Y,
SECOND AT WESTCHESTER.
Jockey Taylor Injured in a Haoe—Fron
tenac Wins a Fast Raoa—The Result
of the Ball Games.
California horses finished second in a
number of races at Westchester yester
day, L. J. Rose's Arnica being among
the number. This filly has been run
ning very consistently, and promises to
rank among the best 2-year-old fillies of
the year. Arnica was trained at the
Los Angeles track.
Word reaches here that Sinfax will be
able to race by August. It is to be
hoped that this news is true, as Sinfax
is too good a colt to be lost to the run
The organization of a lacrosse club at
Riverside will have a tendency to waken
up the votaries of the Canadian game in
this city, and a contest between the two
clubs is one of the possibilities in the
near future. Below will be found the
principal happenings of the sporting
Jockey Taylor Badly Hurt at Morris
Park—Arnica Runs Second.
Westchester, N. V., June 5. —Be-
tweeen 7000 and 8000 persons attended
the races today. In the first race Geo.
Taylor had a mount on Bel wood, and in
the second break the horse got his fore
legs crossed and pitched forward. In
trying to arise he struck Taylor on the
head with his hoof, inflicting a painful
wound at the base of the skull.
In the fourth race Judge Morrow was
odds on favorite and ran a good race,
but his weight told at the end and
Frontenac beat him in 1:47, within a
second of the record. The track was
THE RACES SUMMARIZED.
Six furlongs— Leveler won, Dalsyrian
second, Sequence, colt, third; time,
Mile—Vardee won, Joe Courtney sec
ond. Atlantic third; time, I:4f'.j.
Five-eighths of a mile —Anna B. won,
Natalie second, Marina third; time,
Mile and a sixteenth —Frontenac won,
Judge Morrow second, Woodcutter third ;
Mile—Picnickner won, Montana sec
ond, Laurestan third; time, I:4oJi'.
Six furlongs—Merry Monarch won,
Arnica second, Hvacinthe third; time,
1:14> 2 .
Chicago, June s.—Track slow. Five
furlongs—Dan Kurtz won, Rally second,
Enyaritta third ; time, 1:0 Q.
Mile—Laura Doxey won. Fred Faral
second, Friendless third ; time, 1:52.
Mile and one-eighth—Fakir won, At
ticus second, Big Tree third ; time, 2:07.
Six furlongs—Receiver won, Dang
Knapp second, Frederick third; time,
Six furlongs—Duke of Highlands won,
Renounce second, Lady Blackburn
third ; time, 1:23.
Latonia, June 6.—Track slow.
Mile and twenty yards—Linlithgow
wou, Profligate second, Cashier third;
Mile —Philora won, Palmetto second,
Reputation third; time, 1:5l^.
Mile and seventy yards—Brazos won,
Eli second, Alphonse third ; time, 1 joo I *.
.Six furlongs—Newton won. German
second, Chaperone third; time, I:24t£.
Nine-sixteenths mile —Coverton won,
Curt Gunn second, Falero third ; time,
PIMLICO RACES POSTPONED.
Baltimore, June s.—The Pimlico driv
ing club trotting meeting, stopped yes
terday afternoon by a furious rain storm,
was again postponed.
(CALIFORNIA HORSES IN CHICAGO.
Chicago, June s.—Several California
horses have arrived for the Washington
Park races. Among them are Lodovic,
who is to run in the Derby, and Hotspur.
The Giants Win Their Seventh Consecu
New York, June s.—The giants won
their seventh consecutive victory today.
The visitors' errors proved very costly.
New York, 9; Cincinnati, 2. Batteries:
J. Kwing, Clark; Kadbourn, Clark.
THE HRIDEGROOMS BRACED UP.
Brooklyn, June 5. —The bridegroo ms
braced up today and won their initial
game of the season from Chicago. Chi
cago, 2; Brooklyn, 5. Batteries: Hutch
inson, Heenan; Lovett, Kinslow.
THE PHILLIES DEFEATED.
Philadelphia, June 5. —Pittsburg de
feated Philadelphia today by bunching
their hits in the third inning, which re
sulted in five runs, a lead the home
team could not overcome. Philadelphia,
3; Pittsburg, 7. Batteries: Gleason,
Clements; Golvin, Baldwin, Fields.
TUB BEAN-EATERS' EASY VICTORY.
Boston, June s.—Poor lieiding by the
visitors and good batting by the home
team gave Boston an easy victory today.
Boston, it; Cleveland, 1.
Batteries: Ciarkson, Ganzel; Vian,
WBSTERN GAMES POSTPONED.
Chicago, June 5.—A1l the Western
Associated games were postponed on
account of rain.
At St. Louis—St. Louis, 8; Balti
more, 6.. i
At Columbus—Columbus, 4; Wash
At Louisville—Louisville. 4; Boston,s.
At Cincinnati—Athletic game post
poned ; rain.
TAME CALIFORNIA GAMES.
San Fkancisco, June 6.—The game at
Emeryville this afternoon was uninter
esting and poorly played. San Jose out
batted their opponents, yet lo6t the
game through poor fielding, by a score
of 4 to 7.
Sacramento, June s.—The game today
between the Oaklands and Sacrame.ntos
was not very interesting. The latter
team won it h y a s core of oto 3.
THE CANADIAN GAME.
Prospect of a Oame of Lacrosse Between
Riverside and Los Angeles.
The Canadians of Riverside have »r
--ganized a lacrosse club. This is the
national game of Canada, and is admit
tedly the most interesting and exciting
of all games. The officers of the new
club are: President, J.S. Castleman;
Vice president, J. E. Beamer; secretary
and treasurer, W. F. Helmer. The club
Btarts out with a membership of fifty.
Los Angeles has a lacrosse club who
would be pleased to arrange a match
with the Riverside club in the near
future. A match between (lie two clubs
of Southern California would excite
widespread interest, and would hav*e a
tendency to popularize the game in
California. The secretary of the River
side club is requested to correspond
with the sporting editor of the HSR
ai.d with a view of arranging a match.
THE SANTA BARBARA FAIR.
The Programme tor the Coming; Annuel
The Nineteenth district association of
Santa Barbara is the first one in South
ern California to issue a programme for
the annual fair of 1891. Secretary Bras
tow sends the sporting editor a pro
gramme, which is as follows:
TUESDAY, AUGUST 18TH.
No. 1, running—%-mile and repeat;
No. 2, trotting—Breeders Futurity
stakes; closed April Ist, 1890.
No. 3, trotting—Three minute class;
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19TH.
No. 4, trotting—Two-yeaT-old colts;
No. 5, trotting—For stallions; purse,
No. 6, running—Hurdle race; 1 mile
dash, and jump six 3-feet hurdles;
THURSDAY, AUGUST 20tll.
No. 7, running— 1 ... mile and repeat;
No. 8, trotting—For 3-year-old colts;
No. 9, trotting—2:4o class: purse,
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2lß#
No. 10, running—Novelty l miles;
purse, $25 for each of first four quar
ters ; $50 for last quarter. 1
No. 11,. running—mile and repeat;
No. 12, trotting—2:3o class; purse,
The conditions are much the same as
they have been for years.
MRS. ESTES' SAD STORY.
SHE SAYS SHE IS A DAUGHTER OF
G. W. PEACHY OF THIS CITY.
Her Husband Denies That She Was Le
gally Marri9d to Him—She Charges Him
With Deserting Her when the Baby
Was Born—The Matter Under Investi
A woman who says she is a daughter
of G. W. Peachy,.the harness dealer, of
257 South Spring street, is the cause of
a sensation in San Francisco. She was
found destitute in Oakland on Monday
last, and very ill, and is now in care of
some benevolent ladies. She claims to
be the wife of Dr. M. IS. Kates, of San
Francisco. This the doctor denies. .He
admits that he lived with her for a
short time, but says she can produce no
legal proof of marriage. He also asserts
that he has spent much money trying
to cure her of the opium habit, and only
abandoued her when he found the task
Mrs, Kates is a young woman, says
the San Francisco Chronicle, and was
once pretty, having regular features,
heavy, dark-brown hair, and large, soft,
dark-brown eyes. Her voice is well
toned, and her speech, manner and ap
pearance indicate that she has been
well educated and possesses much nat
She was lying in bed, and her pale
face, thin features and hands showed
that she has been a 311 Merer from sick
ness and mental distress.
She etated to a reporter that she met
Dr. Estes at San Jose. a
year and a half ago, and they
fell in love, and were married
by a man cl.iiming to be a minister,—a
Dr. Greely. After the birth of her baby
she says the doctor treated h§r cruelly,
and when she fell ill deserted her.
In closing the interview Mrs. Estes
said : "Something has been said about
my opium habit. Ido not deny that,
but I do aliirni that it was not assumed
voluntarily. I have been an invalid and
a great sufferer. Morphine and narco
tics were given me as medicine to relieve
me from pain, and thus the habit grew.
It is not as bad as has been represented,
and I am not a 'victim,' and am curing
myself of it."
Mrs. Estes stated further that her
maiden name was Peachy, and that her
lather is G. W. Peachy, a rich saddle
and harness dealer* in Los Angeles,
where she is well known.
The Oakland Times of Thursday says
of the matter:
"Secretary Theobald left yesterday for
San Jose to investigate the sensational
Estes case, and to find, if possible, the
marriageof Dr. and Mrs. Eites. He has
recently learned that a man named
West was divorced from Mrs. Eates in
1888, and that on February 8, 1889, Dr.
M. B. Este and Mrs. West were married
in a hotel at San Jose, and he has found
witnesses to the marriage.
The child who was baptized in Dr.
Horton's church at Milton Taylor Estes
is said by the doctor that it does not bey
long to him.
Theobald says the child could not be an
offspring of the man the doctor says it
is, and he proposes to see that the doc
tor supports it or goes to jail.
LURED TO HIS DEATH.
An Old Mining Man Mnrdered and
Robbed at Salt Lake.
Salt Lake, June 5. —Ed Callahan, a
well-known mining man, was murdered
early this morning on the road south of
this city. He had been out to the Road
house with a sporting ■ woman,
and she says that while returning, a
masked man stepped out into the road,
fired threo shots at Callahan and drag
ged him from the buggy. When she
drove back after quieting the horse
Callahan lay dead in the road, his
pockets turned inside out. He is known
to have had $600 on his person. The
woman is suspected of being a confed
erate who lured him on to his death.
A Suit to Disarm Guards.
Seattle, Wash., June 6.—A suit in
equity, growing out of the labor
troubles at the Franklin mines, has been
brought in the superior court of King
county, with the object of securing a
mandatory injunction to disarm the
body of armed men who are guarding
the union mines where non-union negro
laborers are working.
Warner Miller's Canal.
Chicago, June s.—Ex-Senator Warner
Miller of New York, president of the
Nicaragua Canal company, was in the
city today on his way to San Francisco.
He expressed himself more than satis
fied with tbe condition of affairs in the
canal work, and confidently expects
it to be open to business in 1897.
NOT MUCH MERRIMENT ABOUT
Tbe Executive Committee Issu» An Ex
planatory Statement — Its Main Fea
tures-Mr. Ferkinu Makes Another
The executive committee which man
aged the Chicago orange carnival, con
sisting of C. M. Wells, J. W. Cook, E.
W. Jones', yesterday issued a statement
regarding some of the criticisms which
have been made about the management
of the carnival. The document is very
lengthy. It admits the Cobb at
tachment but states that he accepted
less than his first demand. The fact of
a colored lackey being employed to serve
out wine at headquarters is answered by
the assertion that a delegate yesterday
said that if such an expense could not
have been afforded he would have paid
The statement that the localities rep- .
resented "demanded" an investigation
of the'books early in the show is said to
About Mr. Perkins, the following
statement is made:
"There has recently appeared a state
ment from G. Perkins, the carpenter
whom the committee took to Chicago,
supposing that the experience which he
gained in the citrus fair would be of
Bpeoial service there. His claim was
put in for what the superintendent and
the committee believed to be an un
reasonable amount, and he was held to
the contract. The sum of $133.43 was
finally paid him, after his appeal to the
general committee had proved of no
avail, and he indulged in a great deal of
abusive talk. We mention this to show
the man's animus in his statement. His
ideas in the matter of the expense of
the carpenter work are hardly as valu
able as the receipted bills which are now
in the possession of the committee. The
use of the word eight instead of ten. to
which he refers, was a clerical error in
The document further stntes that the
services of the boss carpenter which
Mr. Perkins referred to in his letter in
yesterday's Herald, were very much
needed for reasons which the committee
stated it is not necessary to go into.
Anybody who wants to examine
the accounts as they are, is invited to
The committee protests against being
judged by people actuated by malice, or
who are incompetent through ignorance.
Mr. G. Perkins writes to the Hkkai.d
replying to the portion of the carnival
committee's report referring to him. He
claims that he was appointed by Mr.
Hanchette as superintendent of ■ con
struction of the citrus fair, and his work
had met with approbation. He had lost
a good job at higher pay to reproduce
the designs in New York, but had loy
ally and disinterestedly stood by Mr.
Hanchette. He advanced the money for
his personal expenses, etc., and had
only asked for money after the carnival
was well under way, when tbe bill for
expenses was repudiated by Mr. Wells,
though approved by Mi. Hanchette. He
then goes on to outline his efforts to ob
tain the money due him by the commit
tee, and denies the words creditod to
him by the committee.
HOW 9AWTKLLK WAS KILLED.
The Murdered Man's Brother* Version
of the Affair.
Portsmouth, N. H, June s.—lsaac B.
Sawtelle has put on record with the
governor a statement of how his brother
Hiram was killed. In brief, according
to the story, he admits that he was
present when Hiram was shot, but says
the killing was done by an agent of
"Dr." Charles Blood. The cause was
Blood's failure to compel Hiram to sign
a document reieaeing certain propefty.
The missing head of the murdered man
was thrown into the Atlantic ocean from
one of the Portland boats the next
Merced, June s.—The testimony in
the Hale murder case today was confined
to identifying the boot-prints from the
Middleton house to the gate at the resi
dence of the prisoner. Mr. Kelly,
who ownb a ranch adjoining that of
Hale, testified that be found fresh
tracks fitting Hale's boots perfectly.
Much Ado About a Cent.
The smallest deposit ever made in this
city was that of Postmaster Jewett, Who
recently placed one cent to a special ac
count of a Comanche county postmaster
in the Wichita National bank, who in
his quarterly settlement last fall was
found short this amount. The depart
ment will bo duly notified of the credit nj
made. The second assistant postmaster
general will notify the auditor of the
treasury, and in turn will demand a re
ceipt from the treasurer of the United
States at New York, who will send this
receipt in triplicate to the postmaster
general, the treasurer of the United
States and the Comanche county post
master. Great is the circumlocution
In. Trance a new "magic mirror" has
lately been introduced. It consists es
sentially of a glass plate coated with a
film of platinum so thin as to be trans
parent to light coming through from be
hind, while being a true mirror or re
flector to light impinging on it from the
The mare Sunol cost Robert Bonner
$41,000 when he bought her from Gov
ernor Stanford. The price Mr. Bonner
paid Mr. Vanderbilt for Maud S was
$40,000. Maud S's record is 2.-08}; Sunol's
is 2:10*. J •
The Hawaiian race has been steadily
dwindling in numbers during the pres
ent century, and the latest census gives
it a population of but 40,0uj| or a de
crease of one-half within a half century.
Six miles off the Ladrone Islands, in
the Pacific ocean, a Russian vessel, took
soundings a few weeks ago and found a
depth of five miles, the deepest spot yet
found in any ocean.
California Vinegar and Fickle Works,
Telephone Mo. 350,
Removed to 555 Banning street, opposite soap
factory, near Alameda and First streets, one
half block from electric light works.
THAT HACKING COUGH nan be quickly
cured by Shiloh's Cure. We guarantee ft For
sale by Helnseman, 222 N. Main, or Trout,
Sixth and Broadway,
WALBHE—In this city, June stb, to the wife of
Charles A. Walshe, a son.
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