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■lfied columns of Tim Hkbai.d, 3d Page; advertise ments there ouly cost Five Cent* a line. VOL. 36.—N0. 54. PORTER RECALLED. A" Sensational Rumor From Washington. Harrison's Answer to Rudini's Rashness. The American Minister Ordered Home from Rome. Stat* Department Official* Refuse to Talk—Secretary Foster's Lat ent Innovation. Associated Press Dispatches. New York, June 9. —A special to the Press from Washington says: It is re ported that United States Minister Por ter has been recalled from Rome, not granted a vacation as at first reported. If this is trne it is President Harrison's answer to the withdrawal from Wash ington of the Italian minister, Baron Fava, in the heat of Rudini's discomfi ture over the New Orleans affair. No one connected with the state department will talk about the matter. WASHINGTON NOTES. Secretary Foster's Method of Book keeping-—Cash In the Treasury, Btc. Washington, June 9. —The United states treasurer's statement of assets and liabilities, issued today, gives a cash balance on hand of $45,999,000, and then deducts from this national bank depos its of $21,000,000 and $21,000,000 of frac tional silver coin, leaving what it calls "a net balance" of $3,900,000. This form was adopted during Treasurer Jordan's administration. Secretary Foster re gards it misleading and unsatisfactory, and has ordered its discontinuance. The statements to be issued hereafter will give the actual cash balance in the treas ury, and will show of what it consists, but it will be done in a way so as not to reflect on the character of any part of the balance. THE SEAL RENTAL DIMINISHED. Attorney-i len era I Miller has given an opinion that the secretary of the treas ury has full authority to reduce the an nual rental of the seal islands, to an amount proportionate to the number of seals which the contractors are allowed to take. Under the original contract, providing for a catch of 10,000 seals per annum, the rent was fixed at $50,000. On this basis the rent for the present year has been fixed at $3750, or fifty per cent, of the seal catch of $7500. A CABINET MEETING. Today's session of the cabinet was devoted principally to consideration of the Bering sea question, and the advisa bility of extending the 4V£ per cent, loan. Mo action was taken on the bond question. THE ELECTRO-TECHNICAL EXHIBIT. In a report to the department of state, Consul Mason gives an account of the opening of the electro-technical exposi tion at Frankfort-on-the-Main. The American exhibit is important, in that every article is represented. The new idea phonograph and the long distance telephone are receiving special atten tion. BAY Cm BBIBFS. Marine Arrivals—Warner Miller In the City—A Sadden Beath. San Francisco, June 9.—The steam ship Australia arrived today from Hon olulu. ' Among the arrivals last night was the steamer Cuscatlan, a war vessel of San Salvador, which has come here for re pairs. Murray, Watt & Co., doing a dry goods business in this city and Alameda, are reported as having failed. The liabili ~ties of the firm foot up $37,805; assets, $11,480. The firm began business in De cember last. V Ex-Senator Warner Miller arrived to day from New York. He has accepted an invitation of the San Francisco cham ber of commerce to deliver a lecture on the Nicaragua canal, he being the presi dent of the Nicaragua Canal Construc tion company. A woman arrived from Monterev on last evening's train and registered at the Occidental hotel as Mrs. George W. Dayton, Boston. Boon after her arrival she took dinner, retired to her room, and one hour later was taken violently ill. She died at 10:30 last evening. The physicians have not yet decided the cause of death. The woman was appar ently about 65 years of age, and from her luggage and papers it would appear that she had traveled extensively of late. LYING IN STATE. Sir John Mao Donald's Body Baposlng In the Senate Chamber. Ottawa, Ont., June ».— The body of Sir John MacDanald now lies in state in the senate chamber. Since 10 o'clock this morning there has been a jam about the main entrance. At 5 a.m. a private funeral service was conducted at Earns cliffe. An hour later the remains were borne to the senate chamber by six members of the Dominion police; six carriages, in which were seated the rela tives and personal friends of the de ceased, followed. At 10 o'clock the senate doors were thrown open. Lord Stanley, accompanied by his staff, were first to enter. Next came members of the cabinet, senators and members of parliament. Thousands of ladies paid their last tribute to the late premier. The house laßt night, after touching addresses being made by members of both sides, adjourned until June 16th. The Bonnett Shortage. Baltimore, June 9. —The alleged shortage of the accounts of the late Jacob Bonnett, secretary of the Roth schild Building association, caused Ernest M. Bonnett, son of the deceased, to make an assignment for the benefit of creditors. Jacob and his son form erly conducted a boot and choc business together. The assignment, it is said, is a precautionary measure. The receivers estimate the liabilities of the building LOS ANGELES HERALD. association at $100,000. The assets are about 16000 or $8000 in mortgages and what may be realized from Jacob Bonnett's estate. Stevens' Tehuantepec Scheme. New York. June 9.—lt is learned that Simon Stevens, of New York, late presi dent of the Tehuantepec Railway and Ship Canal company, has prepared and is about to submit a project of a treaty which it is proposed shall be made be tween Mexico and the United States, providing'that they shall jointly guar antee so much of the issue of $100,000, --000 of two per cent. 100 year gold bonds, as wilt be sufficient to ensure the com pletion of transit of the isthmus of Te huantepec from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific ocean, by means of ship canal and marine railway, with commo dious harbors on both coasts. Convention of Hallway Employees. Fort Waynk, Ind., June 9.—lt is esti mated that 2500 strangers are in the city attending the convention of railway em ployees. The Brotherhood of Locomo tive Engineers, the Order of Railway Conductors, the Brotherhood of Tel egraphers, the Brotherhood of Locomo tive Firemen, the Switchmens' Mutual Aid association and the Brotherhood of Trainmen are represented. It is understood that the dissensions growing out of. /the dispute between the Switchmens' Mutual Benefit association and other organizations at the time of the Chicago stttd Northwestern strike have been amicably adjusted. Mistaken for a Hen Thief. Gadsden, Ala., June 9. —Colonel R. H. Abercrombie, one of the most bril liant lawyers of the state and prominent in politics, was mistaken for a chicken thief while walking in bis back yard last night, and was shot and instantly killed by his son-in-law, Dr. Baker. RESIGNED TO HIS FATE. DEFAULTER BABDSLEY ABBAIGN ED ON SEVENTEEN COUNTS. He Pleads Quilty to Every Charge—The Supposition Is That He Will Make a Full Confession of His Stealings. Philadelphia, June 9. —John Bards ley, ex-city treasurer, waß arraigned this morning on seventeen separate indict ments, charging him with loaning money as a public offlcei 1 , deriving gain from the deposits of public money a.id converting public money to his own use. He pleaded guilty to every count. Two weeks from today was set for the bear ing of evidence, when the court would pronounce sentence according to its weight. While arguing for two weeks' delay, counsel for Bardsley said he was prepar ing a statement for Bardsley, and it would take most of that time to get it ready. This caused a revival of the ru mor that Bardsley intends to make a confession of everything, s Before the sab-committee, investigat ing Bardsley's affairs today, Mark Davis, secretary and treasurer of the Bradford mills, owned % him and Bardsley, tes tified that from January, 1889, to May, 1891, Bardsley sent him $46,000 to be used in the business. He had no reason to suspect that ttiis money did not be long to Bardsley, as in three years Bardsley had given him $722,000 ior the same purpose. Charles Lawrence, ex-assistant cash ier of the Keystone bank, testified that he knew nothing of the Bardsley tran sactions with the bank or the due bills foj $980,000 given him. Three years ago, Lucas, the deceased president of the bank, called upon him to make some alteration in bis personal ledger to cover an overdraft. From this time on till Lucas' death, he continued to make these alterations, Lucas drawing checks on the bank when he had no money on deposit. Witness and Marsh made every effort to keep from Bank Exam iner Drew, by means of false entries, etc., knowledge of Lucas' deficit. John S. Davis, who was offered the presidency of the bank in the event of its reorganization, and declined after an examination of its affairs, said after learning about the Lucas deficit, which the bank people said was $600,000, his attention was attracted by the names of persons unknown to him as business men, who were also credited with being indebted to the bank. Some of this in debtedness was about $400,000, and when he asked who these people were, he was told the money should be charged against the Lucas deficit. EASTEBN ECHOES. Russell & Co., the China merchants of Wall street, have made an assignment. Henry Edwards, the actor, formerly of the Wallack stock company, is dead. The stockholders of the St. Louis and San Francisco railway have voted favorably upon the project to issue new bonds to the amount of $60,000,000 at 4 per cent. Mrs. Francis James, widow of the late George Payne Rainford James, the English novelist and historian, died at Eau Claire, Wis., Tuesday morning. At Rochester, N. V., James Hughes, secretary of Assembly 231 K. of L., con victed of extortion, has been sentenced to one year in the state prison. Sharpshooters from all over the United States, to the number of 2000, opened their tournament at St. Louis by a grand parade, Tuesday. By a collision two freight trains on Missouri, Kansas and Texas railroad, thiee men were burned to a crisp and six others injured, some of them, it is thought fatally. Thirty cars were burned. Charles Naight & Co., flour commis sion merchants of New York, have as signed. Alfred A. Freeman, one of the firm, was also a partner in the firm of A. A. Freeman & Co., of La Crosse, Wis., and of Freeman & Ruyter, of River Falls, Wisconsin, both large flour mills. The Arm claimed a capital of $400,000. judge Bruce, of the United States dis trict court at Birmingham, Ala., has ordered the suspension from office of United States Commissioner Ferguson, Cleburne county, pending an investiga tion of the charges that he sold corn from his mill to illicit distillers; that he knew of violation of revenue laws which he did not prosecute, etc. WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 10, 1891.—SIXTEEN PAGES. WORLD'S FAIR WORK. Walter Maxwell's Fate in the Balance. A Decision Likely to be Ar rived at Today. Plans for the California state Exhi bition Submitted. Director-General Davis Horrified by a Modest Bequest far Wine-Sel ling Privilege*. Associated Press Dispatches. Chicago, June 9.—Talk for and against the confirmation of Maxwell, as chief of the horticultural bureau, kept a couple of the world's fair direc tors busy today. The California state commission advocated Maxwell's cause, and that gentleman himself entered the lists personally. The opposition was voiced principally by a committee of the American Association of Nurserymen. The latter asserted that Maxwell repre sented the wine and citrus fruit inter ests, and implied that he was disposed to'slight other departments of horticul ture. Maxwell's fate, it is expected, will be settled tomorrow. THE CALIFORNIA STATE EXHIBIT. The California state commission laid before the waxs and means committee their plans for a state exhibit. They wanted to construct a building similar to the old missions, and obtain the priv ilege of displaying and selling fruits, wines, and other products of a perish able nature. They represented that they did not desire to enter into a lucra tive business, but simply conduct a club which would pay the expenses of*con tinually replenishing the display. The commission was informed that the mat ter would have to be settled, as other privilege, by the payment of a percent age of the receipts for sales. The use of the state building was a mat ter for the state commissioners. If they wished to run a restaurant or saloon attachment it would have to come under the rules governing other such privileges. The commission re garded this as a success for this mission. The scheme has caused a great deal of comment in fair circles, r "I should think," said President Palmer, "that a mixture of a religious featnre and the liquor traffic would cause a great deal of commotion ai.iong church people. lam sure I should con demn it, and I am not over sensitive on such matters." world's fair envoys. Washington, June 9. —Director-Gen- eral Davis of the World's fair said, to night, the following named persons would go abroad as members of the commission in the, interest of foreign exhibits. Hon. Thomas W. Waller, who will be president; A. M. Phardy. Hon. Carl Shurz, ex-Senator Eustis,bf Louisiana, and probably Hon. Benj. Butterworth. A sixth person, a Chicago man, will also be appointed. Chief Ives, of the art bureau, will also be sent abroad. FOREIGN MINISTERS INTERESTED. A number of the ministers of foreign countries will leave Washington Thurs day next, under the auspices of the state department, for Chicago, where a visit will be made to the site for the world's fair. They wish to see what ar rangements have been made, and what the scope of the fair is to be. WALLA WALLA LYNCHEEB. The Grand Jury Finds True Bills Against Seven Soldiers. Walla Walla, June 9.—The grand jury empanelled to investigate the lynching of A. J. Hunt by sol diers, April 14th, made a report to the superior court today. The report says in part: "We found a true bill against seven enlisted men of the fourth United States cavalry. We are satisfied there are a number of soldiers against whom sufficient evidence has not been procurable to warrant an indictment that are equally guilty with those indicted. There is no doubt that Colonel Compton did not believe his troops would make an at tack upon the county jail, but he had sufficient warning of what might have been expected, and negli gence existed in not taking ample precaution to keep his men under direct control pending the excitement over the shooting. In justice to Colonel Compton, though, we will state that since the lynching he has rendered the jury all the aid within his fower in our investigation. E the sheriff had placed himself on the inside of the jail and used the means within his power to protect his prisoner, the attempt to lynch him would have been frustrated. A SCREAM AND A SPLASH, And a Beautiful Young; Woman's Body Found In the Biver. Camden, N. J., June 9.—The body of a pretty young woman was found float ing in the Delaware river, above the Vine street ferry landing, today. The only clue to the unfortunate woman's identity was a pocket book picked up on the wharf, containing a receipted milli nery bill in the name of Blanche Hum phreys. Several articles of wearing ap parel were also found. A deck hand on a ferry boat recognized the body as that of a girl he saw on the boat last night, accompanied by two men. Mrs. Cole man, residing near the river, stages that near midnight she heard a scream and a female voice cry out: "For God's sake, don't!" and then heard a splash. Later.—-Tonihht it waß learned that her name Was Carrie Bnrrough, and that she had been working for a milliner. A Popular Rising at Bed Bluff. Red Bluff, Cal., June 9.—A mass meeting of citizens last night at the court house, passed a resolution asking three town trustees to resign. It also adopted a petition to the trustees, to be signed by the citizens and taxpayers, asking the trustees to submit a vote to the people to disincorporate the town government. The petition was circu lated today, many men signing it. FOREST FIUES. Large Sections Burning- In Newfound land and Quebec. St. John's, N. F., June 9.—Forest fires are raging in the woods opposite Camp bellton, on the north shore, and the peo ple of that town are alarmed. The whole peninsula, over 100 miles in length, is threatened, and the village of Neuville is in danger. Farmers have lost crops, fences and outbuildings. Nothing but rain will prevent a general disaster. The loss is already very great. The fires are sweeping away the woods between Penobsquis and Anagance, de stroying a great deal cf valuable timber. Three Rivers, Quebec, June 9.—For est fires are raging along the Grand Pines branch of the Canadian Pacific railway, north of here. Men are out in large numbers trying to save endangered property. Skowiikgan, Maine, June 9.—Large forest fires are raging in the vicinity of the upper Enchanted ponds. A region within a radius of thirty miles is com pletely enveloped in a dense cloud of smoke. AT LONG KANOE. Balmaceda's Ships Attempt the Bom bardment of Iqulque. Iquique, June 9.—The armed trans port Imperiale and the torpedo cruisers Lynch and Condell appeared in sight about 4 p. m. today, and began firing on the town, but their range was too great and no damage was done. They were chased by the congressional ships Huas car and Obtao. At 6:30 p. m" all was quiet again, the ships having apparent ly retired. A YOUTHFUL DESPERADO THE EARLY VICTIM OF HIS OWN VIOLENCE. A Boy's Murderous Attack on His Em ployers With Shotgun and Rifle—His Head Blown Off by Acoident. San Luis Obispo, June 9. —This after noon, on Truman Andrews' ranch, six miles west of this city, a boy named Charles Lee, employed by the An drews brothers, got possession of a Winchester rifle and a shotgun, and when the Andrews came home to dinner from the harvest field he opened fire on them with the rifle. They took refuge behind fences or build ings, and the hoy fired away at them whenever they showed themselves. After exhausting his rifle cart ridges lie took his shot gun, and. while chasing Frederick Andrews with it, he tripped and fell and the pun was somehow discharged, blow ing the back of his head off. The boy was about 16 years of age, and was sent here from San Francisco by the Boys' and Girls' Aid society. His father is a carpenter in San Francisco, working in a planing mill. Not a Revolution. New York, June 9.—Haytian Minis ter Price, speaking of the late revolt at Port-au-Prince, said today the trouble of May 28th, which caused so much bloodshed, was not a revolution against Hyppolite, but a riot instigated by a few sore heads for personal gain. The polit ical leaders of the party opposed to Hyppolite, he said, are in Jamaica and were not implicated in the affair. Carved Her Rival. Chicago, June 9. —Annie Allen crept up behind Bell Rogers at a picnic, today, and plunged a huge dirk knife five times into her back and neck, killing her. The women were both colored ana were rivals for the affections of a young col ored man. More Machinery for Chino. Ontario, Cal., June 9.—Another in stallment of German machinery for the Chino sugar factory, arrived today. The building is nearly completed and the machinery is being rapidly put in posi tion. FOBEIGN FLASHES. The council of the Russian empire has approved a new tariff of a strongly pro tectionist character. The balance sheet of the liquidators of Baring Bros, shows; Liabilities, $35, --000,000; assets, $43,000,000. Prince Gustave, heir apparent to the throne of Sweden and Norway, is dan gerously ill with influenza. The yield of winter wheat in Russia is reported to be below the average and a large deficit in the rye crop is certain. The national council of Switzerland has granted amnesty to all citizens who took part in the revolution in the canton ot Ticino, September last. The edal passers and firemen on the vessels of the North German Lloyd steamship company at Bremerhaven have struck for an increase of wages. The French chamber of deputies has declared that cocoons and raw silks shall be admitted free of duty, but manufac tured silks shall be sdbject to a duty of 300 francs. A waterspout burst near San Luis Paz, Mexico, Sunday, devastating the coun try for a distance of three miles. It is not known how many lives were lost. Hundreds of people are homeless and destitute. A dynamite cartridge was exploded in front of the police station at Clichy, France, Tuesday morning, doing great damage. It was undoubtedly the work of Anarchists seeking revenge for the May day affair. Jewish emigration is increasing at Odessa. Financial insecurity is acute. Public credit is so undermined that the finance minister has become alarmed and promised to ameliorate the condi tion of the Jews, but the latter place no reliance in his promises. It is semi-nfflcially stated that the czar, having learned that the Jews ex pelled from Moscow were brutally treated and not given time to settle their affairs, has given orders to the authori ties to observe the ukase which directs that the expulsions be effected gradually in order to enable the Jews to wind up their business. A suit with an artistic cut and fit, first-class workmanship and linings, can be had at H. A. Gets, 125 W. Third st. WE ARE OUT|(- AX COST" | Gflta Eagle Clothing Co. Corner Main and Requena Sts., I (Under U. S. 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