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slfied columns of Ter Hsralo. 3d Page; advertise ments there only cost five Cent* a line. VOL. 36.—N0. 69- A PITCHED BATTLE. Tennesseeans Engage in a Killing Carnival. Knives, Sticks and Stones Pro- miscuously Used. Half a Dozen of the Participants Fatally Wounded. A Deadly Fusllade at a Colored Picnic. A limiting Party Drowned on the Ohio—General News Gleanings. Associated Press Dispatches. Lbwisburo, Term., June 25.—A fight on Sunday between some of the mem bers of the Farmer and Taylor families, living near Cochane, resulted in old Farmer swearing out a warrant for John Taylor. The trial took place yesterday and the relatives of both parties were there, including old man Nix, his son-in-law, Fount McConnell and Q. T. Largen, and two boys, D. Thrasher and Walter Alexander. The other side consisted of Jim Taylor and sons, Tom, Bud and Bine and a boy. The suit was satisfactorily settled and all were start ing home when hot words between Nix and John Taylor resulted in Nix shooting Taylor. The latter drew a knife and cut Nix in several places. The relatives of both parties were soon on the ground and a regular pitched battle en sued in which stones, knives, sticks and pistols were used. John Taylor, Tom Taylor and Bine Taylor were fatally wounded. McCon nell, Largen and six others were serious ly wourded. Miss Nora Alexander, who ran up to quiet her brother, was pain fully injured. THK ALTON ROAD OUT And the Western Passenger Association DJarupted. Chicago, June 25.—Disputes between Chairman Finley, of the Western Pas senger association, and the Chicago and Alton railroad culminated today in a ruling which will probably disrupt the association. The Alton some time ago reduced the St. Louis rate to meet secret cuts. After some consideration Finley or dered all the lines to restore the rates, but the Alton, asserting that the others were not acting in good faith, refused, and Finley fined the company $500, which they declined to pay. Then the Alton asked authority to reduce the rate to St. Louis, Kansas City and Denver to meet secret cutting. Finley today, in his ruling, declined. He said the Alton, by its past conduct, had virtually forfeited all right to protection. This virtually reads the Alton out of the association. Many railroad men are of the opinion that Fialey exceeded his authority. The Alton will now act independent of the association. Legal notice will be given tomorrow of its intention to reduce the rates to Chicago and Denver from $30.05 to J25; Chicago and Kansas City, from $12.50 to $10; Chicago and St. Louis, from $7.50 to $6. Quite a sensation was caused today by the announcement of the Burlington road that it will immediately resume the payment of passenger commissions in eastern territory. The reason given being that it has not received, the pro tection guaranteed it by the board of ruling. BARDSLEY'S STATEMENT. It Appears That His Tale of Woe Won't Hold Water. 'Philadelphia, June 25.—The experts working at Bardsley's books today be gan the preparation of a report upon the fallen tseasurer's statement. It is gen erally understood that the statement of M*. Bardsley will be disproved in its most important particulars. An effort will be made, it is said, to'show that nearly $400,000 of the funds were di verted temporarily, at least, into the Bradford mills. It will also be pointed out that during his two years' incum bency of thecity treasurership more than $3,000,000 passed through the Keystone bank, in which Mr. Bardsley kept his private moneys. ALL FIVE DROWNED. The Sad Fate of a Pleasure Party on the Ohio. Cincinnati, June 25.—Thomas Thur man, Joseph Zins, Edith Y. Zins, aged 22, Catherine Cox, aged 23, and Kate Kiddle, aged 18, went boating on the Ohio tonight. The barge Frank Gil more came down the river without lights, struck the yawl containing the pleasure party and sunk it. All were drowned before assistance could reach them. Mr. Thurman was a member of the Banner tobacco company; Mr. Zins was employed by this same firm. They had been up the river and had just passed a steamer going up the stream and steered clear of a tow boat, but were run down by its barges. A DEADLY FUSILADE. Three Men Mortally Wouuded at a Col- ored Picnic, Indianapolis, June 25.—This after noon a shooting occurred at a colored picnic from Indianapolis, at Maxwell, in Hancock county, in which three men were wounded fatally. The shooting was the result of an old feud between Ed Harvey and John Ranks. During the fusilade the picnickers were in a panic. The wildest reports of wholesale loss of life were circulated. CHICANERY IN CHICAGO. A Valuable Franchise Surreptitiously Granted—The Treasury Scandal. Chicago, June 25.—Tonight the city council, after an exciting discussion, re pealed the ordinance which was surrep titiously rushed through the council two weeks ago, granting the Chicago and Northern Pacific railway five miles right of way within the city limits, and conferring other, privileges, the money value of which was. alleged to be enor mous. Commissioner of Public Works Aldrich who had been charged with a responsibility for the peculiar transac LOS ANGELES HERALD tion, made a personal explanation to the council, denying the accusation. It is said the railroad company prior to to night accepted the ordinance and that the document was signed by the mayor, thus making its repeal later a nullity. County Treasurer Kern, who is charged with withholding over $4,000, -000 city funds, today refused the city comptroller access to the books. Legal proceedings to compel an accounting are expected tomorrow. WATCH DOG COLQAN, No Honey for the World's Fair and the Tia .1 nana Flood Sufferers. San Francisco, June 25. —State Con troller Colgan's attorney, J. A. Barham. has advised him not to pay the $300,000 appropriated by the legislature for a California exhibit at the world's fair, on the ground that the appropriation is unconstitutional. The controller will also refuse to pay the appropriation of $5000 for the relief of the Tia Juana flood sufferers, as he claims the money, if paid, would be a gift, and therefore un constitutional. A Dope Smuggler Corralled. Chicago, June 25. — Charles Rice, alias Charles Rogers, a wealthy druggist, living in Orangeville, Ont., was arrested by United States officers, today, while selling opium to a Chinese dealer. He said lie obtained it at Victoria. It is thought be is a member of the cele brated Gardner-Lodelle gang of smug glers. Fatal Row at a Fandango. San Antonio, Texas, June 25.—At En cinal, a small station near Rio Grande, local officers went to quell a row at a fandango. In the fight which followed, Deputy Sheriff Cope and one of the fan dango crowd were killed and two men fatally wounded. PARNELL AND KITTIE. MRS. O'SHEA BECOMES AN HONEST The Marriage of the Savory Couple Fi nally Consummated—Two Servants of the Bride Were the Only Witnesses. London, June 25.—1t is learned that the marriage of Parnell and Mrs. O'Shea took place at 10 o'clock this morning. The only witnesses to the ceremony were two servants from Mrs. O'Shea's house. The registrar was strictly enjoined not to give any information about the mar riage, and he promised to preserve the closest secrecy. An order was givon to have a solitary one-horse phaeton in readiness at 6 o'clock this morning, instead of the usual order for horses and a carriage for exercise, as customary when Parnell stopped at Brighton. When the con veyance was ready Parnell and Mrs. O'Shea entered the phaeton and orders were given to the coachman to drive westward. After the party left Brigh ton behind them, the driver was di rected to proceed to Steyning—by a cir cuitous route. Steyning was reached at 9 o'clock, at which time a heavy rain was falling. Upon entering the town, Mrs. O'Shea, who was familiar with the place and knew the situation of the reg istrar's office, relieved the coachman and drove direct to the office herself. Parnell appeared to be well and in cheerful spirits, but occasionally threw nervous glances around him, apparently being somewhat anxious lest the wed ding party be observed. Mrs. O'Shea whs in dark attire and wore a pink trimmed bonnet. She, too, was in good spirits and very vivacious, both before and after the ceremony. It is announced that a second relig ious ceremony will take place in Lon don, immediately, so as to Batisfy the Catholics. Mrs. Parnell was Been at Walsingham Terrace tonight. She said she and Par nell were married this morning, but she declined to have the ceremony per formed in a church in London", there having been a difficulty in connection with the license. THE NATIONAL PASTIME. The Giants Are Sure Winners of the Pennant. Nkw York, June 25.—The Giants were in playing humor today. Score: New York, 9; Brooklyn, 2. Batteries: Kusie and Buckley, Lovett and Daly. Philadelphia, June 25.—The Bostons went all to pieces today, their errors proving very costly. Score: Philadel phia, 17; Boston, 7. Batteries: Nich ols and Bennett; Thornton, Esper and Clements. Chicago June 25. —The game today was dull and uninteresting, Chicago winning it easily by timely batting. Score: Chicago, 4; Cincinnati, 2. Bat teries: Luby, Bowmans Muflane, Clark. Cleveland, June 25.—Pittsburg had today's game well in hand and then lost on account of disastrous errors and Bali win's poor pitching. Score: Cleveland, 9; Pittsburg, 4; Batteries: Beatin, Viau ; Ziramer, Baldwin, Fields. OTHER GAMES. Boston, June 25.—Boston, 13; Balti more, 5. St. Loi'ih, June 25.—St. Louis, 9; Cin cinnati, 1. Columbus, June 25.—Columbus, 2; Louisville, 4. Washington, June 25.—Washington, 7; Athletics, 5. Denver, June 25.—Denver, 6; Sioux City, 7. Kansas City, June 25.—Kansas City, 10; Milwaukee, 1. Sailors and Policemen. Montreal, June 25.—Five Dutch sail ors on the steamship Batavia went ashore today, got drunk, and on their return proceeded to take charge of the vessel. The police were sent for and had a serious conflict with the infuri ated men. Two of the sailors and two of the policemen were painfully injured before the mutineers were overcome. Don't Forget This. A train will leave the First-street de pot at 8:15 a. m. Saturday, the 27th inst., returning Monday at 4 p.m., for San Diego and that magnificent seaside resort, the Hotel del Coronaao. This offers a grand opportunity to enjoy a delightful time at small cost, the round trip being only $5.00. WOMAN. FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 2tf, 1891.—TEN PAGES. A GENERAL DELUGE. Heavy Rains in Kansas and Nebraska. Many Curious Pranks Played by Lightning. Railroad Traffic at a Standstill on Account of Washouts. A Freight Train Plunges Headlong Into a River—An lowa Town Swept Away — Tornadoes and Thunder Storms. Associated Press Dispatcher, Omaha, June 25.—Specials to the Bee from various parts of Nebraska indicate that last night's rain amounted to a general deluge. At Wahoo, a house occupied by John Gunderson and family was struck by lightning and torn to pieces. The fam ily were in bed at the time and the springs of the bed were melted. None of the folks were seriously hurt. At Fremont rain fell in torrents for hours. Trains on the Frdmont, Elk horn and Missouri valley road are de tained by washouts. In the vicinity of York the bridges were nearly all washed out, especially in the southern section. Dwellings in low places in town were invaded by the rising waters in the night, and the in habitants had to move. At Larrison, the 16-year-old daughter of John Johnson, was drowned in a rijS ervoir. At Kearney there was considerable electrical display and rain. Many build ings were struck by lightning, but no one was seriously hurt. The damage is great. At Grand Island four inches of water fell during the night. Much damage was done in town. WASHOUTS IN* KANSAS. Topeka, Kan., June 25.—This morn ing the heaviest rain storm of the sea son set in at this place, and continued almost until noon. Reports along the railroads indicate that the storm was general onl v in the eastern part of the state. Both the Santa Fe and Kansas Pacific roads are washed out between here and Lawrence, and all westbound trains are laid up at Lawrence waiting until the road can be fixed. Washouts also occurred at Williamstown on the Union Pacific and the Santa Fe. The damage to crops will be great. A TRAIN DISASTER. Lincoln, Neb., June 25.—A freight train on the Burlington and Missouri railroad went through a culvert near York, this morning. The engine fell into the creek, and twenty three cars piled on top of it. Brakeman De lauey and Engineer Moore were in stantly killed, and Fireman Bean fatally injured. Heavy rains had washed out the culvert. A TOWN SWEPT AWAY, Sioux City, lowa, June 25.—Late news here is to the effect that the town of Moville is completely gone, and out of forty or fifty houses only one was left standing. The people got most of their goods out, but they are camping out in the fields. , FATAL THUNDERBOLTS. Vienna, June 25.—A terrible thunder storm passed over the town of Gogen dorf, Sflecia, today. Three villages were set on fire by lightning, and three men and a number of cattle were killed. two tornadoes. Hempstead, Tex., June 25.—Two tor nadoes within an hour this afternoon did much minor damage in the town. No one was injured. LABOR. TROUBLES. Italian Rioters Attack a Camp of Rail road Laborers. Spokane, Wash., June 25.—Reports from the scene of the labor trouble on the Great Northern railroad in the Kootenai country, indicate that matters are growing more serious. A letter from detective. Warren, who went to the scene, to Chief of Police Mertz, of this city says: "A courier came in with a letter to me from a camp twenty miles up the river, and stated that the X alians had attacked the camp and fired several shots, but no one was injured. There are about 100 Italians in the band. We arrested four of the ringleaders yester day. We have twenty-one men "armed to the teeth." Later advicep from the scene of the trouble say the four ringleaders who were arrested were tried and acquitted. The Iriah Land Bill. London, June 25.—The earl of Cado gan, Conservative, in the house of loids today moved that the Irish land bill be read for the second time, 'the duke of Argyle objected on the ground that it in validated the security of contract, lim ited the purchase of land under the bill to existing tenants, and would lead to further demands for reduction of rents. The debate was adjourned. A Small Coffee Crop. Washington, June, 25.—The bureau of American republics reports that the estimates of the Brazilian coffee crop of '90-'9l, now coming, continue to di minish. The first estimate was 5,000, -000 bags; the next, 3,500,000, and now it is believed the crop will not exceed 2,200,000 bags. A Gold Mine Attached* Halifax, June 25.—The gold mine at Tangier, owned by Frederick Houdleck, of Boston, was seized today under a writ of attachment. The sum involved is large. Michigan World's Fair Bill. Lansing, Mich., June 25.—The senate today passed a world's fair appropriation bill, after reducing the appropriation to $100,000. The house will concur. Musicians Join the Knights. JDolumbus, 0., June 25.—C. M. Cur rier, an officer of the Musicians' Inter national association, made application to the executive board today for a char ter to join the Knights of Labor. It formerly affiliated with the Federation of Labor. SAN DIEGO ITEMS. Opera House Corner Stone Laid -Scho- fleld Starts North. San Dieoo, June 25.—The corner stone of the opera house waß laid today, with appropriate ceremonies, under the aus pices of the San Diego lodge of Elks. A large crowd was in attendance. General Schofield left this afternoon for the north, after inspecting the dif ferent localities offered for a military site. t A Pig Iron Failure. New York, June 25.—George W. Stet son & Co., pig iron commission mer chants, failed today, and the general partners, Wm. W. Van Voorhies and Herman P. Schuler, made a general as signment without preference. Capital, $84,000. The Roodlers' Answer. San Francisco, June 25.—The mem bers of the alleged senatorial combine against whom suit was recently brought by George C. Fahlor for his share of the spoils, filed their answer today. It is a genera! denial of Fahlor's allegations. A Small Insurrection. , Paris, June 25, —A dispatch from Buenos Ayres says: Insurgents in Cata marca have overthrown the provincial government and installed a .provisional government. The fighting was hot and serious. The causes of the revolution are local. Spurgeon Relapses. London, June 25.—Spurgeon has had a serious relapse. HOFF REARRESTED. CHARGED WITH FIRING- HIS RES- TAURANT ON JUNE 14th. Affidavits Filed Which Hake His Case Look Bad—A Burning Candle Found in an Oil Saturated Egg Case. The complaint charging R. W. Hoff, proprietor of the Pacific Slope restau rant, with arson, which was issued by the district attorney Wednesday, as a result of the work of Detec.ive Fred Smith, was dismissed byJustice Stanton yesterday afternoon and Hoff was dis charged. A new complaint was filed immediately, however, and the restau rauter was arrested on a charge of having set fire to his place on the night of June 14th, one week before the serious bla/e of last Sunday. The defendant was arraigned on this new complaint and held in default of $5000 bonds for examination on Saturday at 10 o'clock. With th« complaint were filed six affidavits in support of the charge, which appear to make out a very strong case against Hoff. It will be remembred that about midnight on June 14th a small blaze was discovered in the shelv ing in the front part of the restaurant, which was put out by the fire depart ment with little difficulty. Homer Courtwright,' a cook employed by Hoff, makes affidavit that on ihe night in question he left the restaurant at 7 o'clock p. m. The next day t after the blaze had been suppressed, he went into the pantry in the rear of the place and saw an egg box with cardboard par titions under the table, which was sat urated with kerosene and covered with tallow drippings. The kerosene was plainly distinguishable here and in the front part of the store. Courtwright also saw a number of towels in the waste basket which were likewise saturated with kerosene. The egg boxes were not usually kept in the pantry, but either in the front or extreme rear of the store, and there was very little coal oil used about the house. Detective I'red Smith makes affidavit that R. W. Hoff has been proprietor of the restaurant about two and a half jnonths, and that he had insurance to the amount of $1800 on it. Wm. 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