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THE STORY TOLD.
John C. Hoy Peaches on the
Gang.
How the Bogus Mortgage Job
Was Fixed.
Baker liets Hoy to Disguise Himself
and Play Mr. Green.
Stump alio Impersonated Mr. Green.
Th« Facts of ths Case an Told
by Boy in Court
Yesterday.
John C. Hoy told hia Htory of the
bogus mortgage transaction in Judge
McKinley's court yesterday afternoon.
He showed up the plot of the conspira
tors in a narrative that proved fascinat
ing to everyone who could get within
hearing distance, and each sentence
which fell from the old man's lips
strengthened the case against Baker, and
made tbings look anything but bright
for Mr. Stump, who now occupies a cell
in the county jail on the same charge on
which Hoy stands convicted and Baker
is now being tried.
Hoy waa not the only man who per
sonated Rancher Green. Stump assumed
that name before Hoy did, and the latter
thought for a long time tbat the
now knows as J. K. Stump was the
owner of the ranch down in Vernon, and
that his name was Morris M. Green.
It waa an interesting scory as told by
the old, gray-haired man, whom the con
spirators induced to appear in front of
the whole transaction while they held
bock in the shade and allowed him to
run all the riak.
The testimony introduced at the morn
ing session waß of no new matters. Mor
ria M. Green made tbe same statement
of the ownership of the property as on
the trial of Hoy.
A. T. Gornwell, tbe notary public who
took Hoy's acknowledgment to the
mortgage, testified to having done so.
Baker was present when witness took
the acknowledgment.
Hoy was put ou the stand at I! o'clock.
He testified that Baker met him on the
2lst or 22d of August on First street,
near the Natick house, and said he
wanted to see him about a land deal.
An appointment was made at Baker's
house to talk over the deal.
Hoy accordingly went to Baker'a
house that night but tbey did not talk
much about the propoairion. Another
appointment was made for the following
day. They met on the street, when
Baker unfolded his proposition. He
wanted to see about getting some
money, about $4000, he aaid, on a piece
of land below town.
He said Stassforth waß to loan the
money, and Baker told Hoy that the
party who wanted to mortgage tbe
property waa Morria M. Green and that
Green wanted aomebody to act for him
in executing the mortgage. Baker aaid
he would introduce Hoy to Green and
that Hot could find out all about the
deal.
Baker took Hoy to a man on First
street near the Natick and introduced
the stranger aa Green. Baker immedi
ately walked away, leaving Hoy and the
Buppoaed Green together. The man
wiiom Baker called Green waa none
other than J. K. Stump.
Green, or Stump, told Hoy
that he wanted to raise some money on
his place without allowing anybody to
know of it. He especially desired to
keep all knowledge from hia wife and he
wanted Hoy to act for him in the mat
ter. Hoy agreed and he never saw tbe
individual then known to him as Green
nntil Stump appeared in court to tes
tify.
He saw Baker soon after the arrange
ment waa made, and they talked over
the scheme. Baker said they must go
out to the place and that Green would
not be at home ; that he didn't want to
be seen when Stassforth came out to
look at the land.. Baker then posted
Hoy aa to what be ahould da. He waß
to be there beforo Stassforth arrived and
told him to take a stand near the Pony
atablea, at Second and Los Angeles
streets, and a man would meet him
with a buggy and drive him to the place.
In order tbat there ahould be no mis
take Baker went with Hoy to the stable
and left a few minutes before the man
came up with the buggy. Hoy described
thia individual minutely. Hoy got
into the buggy and was driven to the
place and got ont. The man drove on
when.they aaw Baker and Stassforth
approaching the place and Hoy climbed
the fence, taking hia stand near the
artesian well, where he awaited the
arrival of Stassforth and Baker. Aa the
latter named persons approached him,
Hoy heard Baker Bay, "There's Green
now." Hoy went over to where they
alighted. Baker said, "Mr. Stassforth",
thia ia Mr. Green," and to Hoy, "Thia
ie the gentleman who ia going to loan
the money."
Hoy had never been out to the local
ity and knew nothing about the place
save what Baker bad told him. Some of
the questions Stassforth asked him were
puz?lers and be got through aa well aa
be could. Acting in accordance with
Baker's instructions he told Stassforth
he was receiving $22.50 per acre rental.
When he got a question over which he
stumbled Baker chipped in and helped
him out.
Baker and Stassforth finally drove
away, and they were scarcely out of
sight when tbe man who had taken
Hoy out put in an appearance with the
buggy and drove him back to town,
stopping near the city ball. Baker caw
him again and told him he would have
to get a certificate of title to the place,
aB Stassforth insisted upon having it.
Hoy and Baker were in Stassforth's
office when this information was im
parted. They went together to the ab
stract company, Baker showing Hoy the
place and remaining outside whi'e he
went in and ordered the certificate.
Baker furnished him with $15 to pay for
the certificate, and he went back and
obtained it.
After this step Baker drew up the
mortgage, or had it drawn up, and they
went to see Stassforth. They signed the
note in Staeßforth's office, but the mort
gage wasn't signed until they went be
fore a notary. Baker went with Hoy to
tbe notary'b office, and gave Hoy 50
centa to pay for takiug hia acknowledge
ment to tbe signature of Morria M.
Green.
Then Hoy and Baker went to tbe
court house to record the mortgage,
Baker giving Hoy the money to pay the
fees. They then returned to "Stassforth's
office, and Hoy was arrested. Stass
forth was not there.
Hoy, said to Baker: "What shall I
do?" Tb which Baker replied: "Well,
THE LOS ANGELES HERALD THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 12, 1891
Royal Baking Powder is reported by
the U. S. Government, after official
tests, highest of all in leavening powen
It is the best and most economical;
* a pure cream of tartar Baking Powder.
the thing's up; you'll have to go with
the officer."
Cn cross-examination some additional
facts were brought out. Hoy stated
tbat Baker instructed him to disguise
himself before going down to Greens'
place by putting on an old, white felt
hat and green goggles. He also swore
that be has known Baker for some
years, and as far as he himself was con
cerned, was acting in good fakh when
he went into the deal. He was to get
$100 from Baker as compensation for bis
work.
Mr. J. C. Oliver, who has been men
tioned as the notary who took Hoy's
acknowledgment, has had nothing
whatever to do with tbe matter at any,
stage. Mr. H. E. Cornwell took the
acknowledgement.
Is Alum Poisonous?
I Hall's Journal of Health. ]
"This question has caused a good deal
of discussion. Alum is used by many
bakers to whiten their bread, enabling
them to use an inferior floor. It is most
extensively employed as a cheap substi
tute for cream o{ tartar in the manufac
ture of baking powders. It has not
been considered immediately dangerous ;
although if continued it induces dys
pepsia and obstinate constipation. But
the fact that many cases of poisoning
have occurred from the use of alum,
puts the question in a more serious as
pect, and prudent people will exercise
caution in the selection of baking pow
ders.
"Under what conditions, then, does
this substance —formerly used only for
mechanical or medicinal purposes—be
come poisonous? They are certainly
obscure, and at present we can only
surmise what they may be. We sus
pect tbat the cause exists in the indi
vidual poisoned ; some peculiarity of the
constitution producing a morbid change
in the secretions of tbe stomach, with
which the alum combines and forms an
active poison ; or the secretions may be
healthy but in unusual proportions, and
that these less or greater proportions in
combination with the alum constitute a
poison.
"For example, two parts of mercury
and two parts of chlorine form calomel,
which is not poisonous, but change the
proportions to one part mercury and
two partß of chlorine, and we get cor
rosive sublimate, which is a deadly
poison.
"Then, again, we know nothing of the
constitutional peculiarities. Why is it
that one person can eat all kinds of
green fruits and vegetables with im
punity, while the same course might
cost another individual his life? One
person can handle poison ivy and sumac
without being in the least affected ; an
other is poisoned if he approaches to
within ten feet of them. Out ot a fam
ily residing in a malarial district, some
of the members will suffer half the year
with fever and ague, while the others
will enjoy excellent health during the
entire year. Foods that are wholesome
to some persons are actually poisonous
to others. This is especially true of
some kinds of fish. There ia no safety
in taking alum into the stomach, as it
is shown to be always injurious, and
often dangerous."' . . .
The Scientific American published in
a recent number a list of alum and am
monia baking powders, which is of great
value at this time. Following is the
list compiled from official reports.
Powders marked with a star seem to
have a general sale, as they are men
tioned in at least two of the official re
ports.
* ATLANTIC A PACIFIC. *ROYAL.
COOK'S FAVORITE. SCIOTO.
CROWN. SILVER SPOON.
CRYSTAL. SILVER STAR.
DAISY. *BNOW DRIFT.
*DAVIH O. K. SOVEREIGN.
DRY YEAST. STAR.
OEM. STATE.
GLOME. STANDARD.
*KENTON. SUNFLOWER.
PEARSON'S. WASHINGTON.
PERFECTION. WINDSOR.
PEERLESS. ZIPP's GRAPE
PURITY. CRYSTAL.
There are in addition to the foregoing
list from the Scientific American, a
number of such powders sold in the
western that were not found in the east
ern stores.
Following is the list to date :
CALUMET Contains alum
(Calumet Baking Powder Co., Chicago.)
FOREST CITY Contains ammonia alum
(Vouwie Bros., Cleveland.)
CHICAGO YKABT... Contains ammonia alum
(Chapman & Smith Co., Chicago. )
BON BON Contains alum
HOTEL Contains ammonia alum
(J. C. Grant Baking Powder Co , Chicago.)
UNRIVALED Contains alum
(Spragues. Warner & Griswold, Chicago.)
ONE bPOON, TAYLOR'S. Ammonia alum
(Taylor Mfg. Co , St. Louis.)
YABXALL'S Contains alum
(Yarnall Mfg. Co., St. Louis.)
SHAW'S SNOW PUFF Contains alum
(Merchant's Mtg. Association, St. Louis.)
DODSON & HILS Contains alum
(Dodson & nils, Bt. Louis.)
SHEPARD'B Contains ammonia nlum
(Wm. H. Shcphard, St.Louis.)
BAIN'S Contains alum
(Meyer-Bain Mfg. Co , Bt. Louis, i
MONARCH Contains ammonia alum
(Held, Murdoch & Co , Chicago.)
SNOWBALL .Contains alum
(Bengal Coffee and Spice Mills, Chicago )
GIANT Contains alum
MILK Contains alum
(W. F. McLaughlin & Co., Chicago.)
ECHO. Contains alum
(Spencer Bluing Paddle Co., Chicago.)
KALBrKLL'S PURITY Contains alum
(KalbfeU's Mfg Co., Chicago.)
RISING SUN Containßamraonia
(Ph.xnix Chemiottl Worts, Chicago )
WHITE ROSE Contains ammonia alum
Globe Coffee and Spice Mills, Minneapolis, j
WOOD'S ACME. Contains ammonia
(Thos. Wood & Co., Philadelphia.)
ANDREWS' PEARL Contains ammonia
(C. E. Andrews & Co., Milwaukee.)
HARRIES' FAVORITE Contains alum
(ft. H. Harries, Minneapolis )
FIDELITY Contains alum
SOLAR Contains alum
(Sherman Bros , Chicago.)
PUTNAM'S BEST Contains alum
(Welis, Putnam & Co , Chicago.)
CHINA "T" HOUaE Contains alum
(Noah McDowell, St. Paul, Minn.)
TWIN CITY Coniainsalum
(J. K. Ferguson, Minneapolis. Minn.)
HERCULES Contains ammonia
(Hercules Baking Powder Co . San Francisco.)
CLIMAX Contains ammonia
(Climax Baking Powder Co., Indianapolis.)
The telephone between London and
Paris is proving a big success, scientific
ally, commercially and financially.
Kbinger's Restaurant and Bakery,
Corner ot Spring and Third streets. Everything
under new management. Mince pies ior fami
lies a specialty.
RAILROAD RUMBLINGS.
THE RIO GRANDE WESTERN TO BE
EXTENDED.
The Company Will at Once Begin Build
ing from Ogden Westward—San Fran
cisco the Objective Point—Baltimore
and Ohio Matters—A Bad Wreck.
Chicago, Nov. 11.—Advices from the
west are to the effect that General Man
ager Dodge, of the Rio Grande Western
railway, admits that hiß road will at
once commence building west from Og-
den, and will not stop until it has
reached San Francisco. A route is now
surveyed to the Sierra Nevada, but thu
route over the mountans has not Jret
been decided upon.
BALTIMORE AND OlirO MATTERS.
Baltimore, Nov. 11. —At the regular
monthly meeting of tbe board of direc
tors of tbe Baltimore and Ohio road to
day, a lengthy preamble and resolutions
were adopted, setting forth the financial
operations of the past three years, and
declaring a dividend of 20 per cent upon
common Block for the period ending
September 30, 1891. During the past
three years the company has deemed it
wiee to expend the entire earnings and
income in such needed additional
construction, betterment of the system,
equipment, etc.; in view of the large
expenditures which wili be required for
improvements necessary to avail of the
large business expected to grow from
the world's fair, the directors resolved
that the issue of common stock to the
par value of $5,090,000 be authorized,
the president and the finance committee
being empowered to Bell the issue in
whole or part when deemed expedient.
SUITS AGAINST M'KII)I!EN DISMISSED.
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 11. —The suits
brought by the Union Pacific against
C. H. McKibben when he left the posi
tion of purchasing agent last year, to
cover the sum of $60,000 alleged to have
been received as bribes, were dismissed
today.
A DISASTROUS WRECK.
Chicago, Nov. 11.—A disastrous wrepk
occurred on tho Illinois Central this
afternoon near Medina, Term. No. 3
passenger train, south bound, collided
with a north bound freight. Both en
gines were completely demolished and
four train men were killed.
The killed are Engineer Hillman, Ex
press Messenger Homer, Fireman
Spence and Tom McGee (colored).
Engineer Dave Staley and others were
wounded.
KNIGHTS or LABOR.
Proceedings of the Toledo Convention.
Powderly's Annual Address.
Toledo, 0., Nov. 11.—The Knights of
Labor convention today settled the con
tested case of district assembly 185 by
restoring eighteen local assemblies to
good standing, and seating all live dele
gates.
D
Among the amendments to the con
stitution adopted was one to the 12th
article. It is as follows : "And all chil
dren over the age of 7 and under 15 be
compelled to attend some institution of
learning at least ten months of the year,
or such part of a year as may be cil'ered
them."
The question of the expulsion of mem
bers from the order for publicly attack
ing the character or standing of another
member, was settled by giving the gen
eral executive board full authority to
act.
An amendment intended to place the
selection of the general executive board
in the hands of the general assembly
instead of the general master workman
was defeated. Another victory for Pow
derly,
Mr. Powderly, in A)\s annual address
this afternoon, spoke hopefully of the
growth of the order. Speaking of pol
itics, he urged every knight to pay at
tention to the election of tit men as leg
islators, in city, district, state and na
tion. He advocated the Australian bal
lot, claiming that the Knights of Labor
succeeded in getting it established in
eighteen states, and that they will not
relax their efforts until the system pre
vails in every state.
i
WHOLKSaLK smuggling.
One of the Biggest Opium Conspiracies
on Record Discovered.
New York, Nov. 11.—Tiie sudden dis
covery of a wholesale system of smug
gling across the Canadian border, has
startled the custom bouse officials. In
the custom house here there is now lying
the largestquantity of opium ever seized,
and there is still more to follow. It is
believed the traffic bas been started by
some opium growers of India. It is not
thought it comes from China. In addition
to having agents in Canada, about
three or four months ago two or
three well educated native* from Bom
bay arrived in this country by way of
Europe. Tbey ostensibly came on some
other business, but the real object of
their visit is believed to have been the
completion of an elaborate arrangement
for increasing the opium traffic in this
country. As the first attempt at smug
gling proved to be so successful, it was
determined to operate on a larger scale.
The ramifications of the scheme are in
tricate and ingenious, but with the in
formation already in the hands of the
treasury officials," an effectual stop will
be put to opium smuggling. It is un
derstood some arrests will be mttde
soon.
ROUGH ON WOODRUFF.
The Embezzler* Case Gone to the Jury.
A Dramatic Incident.
Little Rock, Ark., Nov. 11.—In sub
mitting his instructions to tbe jury in
the Woodruff trial, Judge Lee was very
severe on the defendant. In almost
every instance instructions asked for by
tbe defense were denied.
The case went to the jury tonight.
There waa a dramatic incident in the
courtroom when Judge Vaugban finished
his argument for the defense. Ex-
Treasurer Woodruff's daughter rushed
up to h : m in the court room, imprinting
upon his lips a warm kias, and exclaim
ing: "Oh, Judge, how can we ever re
pay you for your kindness!"
Judge Vaughau gallantly replied:
"You have already paid me all I will
ever ask for representing Major Wood
ruff in this case."
WORLD OF SPORT.
Go-kip and Mews About all Kinds
of Sport.
A report was circulated last evening
that McKinney had trotted a mile over
the kite-shaped track at Stockton in
2:10. A Hkuald reporter made an at
tempt to run down the story but it could
not be traced to any authentic source.
There is probably nothing in the story,
otherwise tfie report of such a fast trial
would have been telegraphed to this of
tice. McKinney will, in all probability,
be speeded today. He will make a rec
ord that will fairly take the breath
away of the owners of Wanda, Frank M.
and Silas Skinner.
PLUCKY BANTAMS.
Champion Hawkins Knocks Out Billy
Donegan.
San Fb an Cisco, Nov. 11. —Dal Haw
kins, champion bantam weight of the
Pacific coast, knocked out Billy Done
gan, also oi San Francisco, in eight
rounds at the Occidental club tonight,
for a parse of $400. The light was a
clever one, and the knockout blow was
a <dean left on the point of the jaw.
Hawkins stabbed Donegan with his left
from start to finish, landing also heavily
en his bead and ribs with his right. |
Donegan kept at a good distance, de
pending on clever ducking and
right-hand counters in rallies.
Hawkins i eatly finished him in
the first roui.d with a right swing, and
brought blood lrom his cheek in the
fourth. In the fifth Donegan nearly
turned the tide of battle by a sudden
right smash in the mouth, but Hawkins
forced the pace and knocked him to the
floor. At the close of the seventh Done
gan was carried to bis chair. He re
vived for the eighth round, but was
knocked out at the close.
HAPPY BEANEATERS.
Boston Awarded the National League '
Baseball Pennant.
New Yobk, Nov. 11. —Tbe National
league convention today found the league
house divided against itself for the first
time in its history, Chicago, New York
and Boston being at loggerheads over
the championship. The board of direc- j
tors had a lengthy talk with President |
Hart, of the Chicago club, this after
noon, after which the league went into
session. The charges made by the Chi
cago club, and a report was made to the
league which ratified the findings for
New York. Nic Young was re-elected
president, secretary and treasurer. The
league tonight formally awarded the
pennant to Boston.
STANFORD'S FLYERS.
I
Arion Sent Home—Palo Alto to Go Again
Against Time.
Stockton, Nov. 11. — Marvin sent
home today a lot of the Palo Alto trot
ters, including the wonderful colt Arion.
Senator Stanford telegraphed to give
Palo Alto another start against tbe stal
lion record. Tbe old horse will go on
Saturday or Tuesday, and Bell Bird, the
yearling, and Cecilian, the fast 2-year
old, will also go again at the next meet
ing. , ♦
Tom Rodman will lay odds on the
eastern races—straight, place and com
bination.
THE SAME OLD 8 TORY.
All the Central American Republics on
the Verge of Revolution.
Guatemala, Nov. 11.—Granados and
other leaders, who are organizing a rev
olution against President Barrillas, have
made their headquarters at Zapachucla,
Mexico. The Mexican government will
be asked to interfere and not permit a
violation of the neutrality laws. The
revolutionists assert that they have over
fifteen hundred men ready in Guatemala
and another force being raised in the
south in which are many prominent per
sons.
The Salvadorean government has de
manded that President Barrillas expel
Salvadorean refugees in Guatemala con
spiring against the Ezeta government.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Nov. 11.—
The country is honeycombed with revo
lutionists, determined that Leyra shall
not occupy the pr esidency.
San Salvador, Nov. 11, —The stories
of an attempt to poison President Ezeta
are not believed here. Salgueras is one
of the heads of a conspiracy whose ob
ject is to kill Ezeta. Salgueras says he
wants to rid the country of Zaldivarites,
who are using Ezeta as a tool, governing
the country principally through Foreign
Minister Gallegos, and the Spaniards
are enriching themselves at the cost of
the country. Many arrests have beeu
made.
San Jose, Costa Rica, Nov. 11.—The
country is quiet. There is no truth in
the rumors of revolution here. Costa
Rica will not interfere in case of revolu
tions in either of the countries of Cen
tral America.
City of Mexico, Nov. 11.—The Sal
vadorean legation here has received no
advice of trouble in Salvador. Private
letters say there are probabilities of
trouble between the Brothers Ezeta,and
if the president has sufficient influence,
Antonio will be lost. The ex-president
of Salvador bas been refused permission
to return to Salvador.
A Short-Lived Strike.
St. Louis, Nov. 11.—The strike begun
by tbe engineers and firemen on tbe
belt line today waa short lived. An
agreement was reached thia evening, by
which the recently diamisaed employes
will be reinstated, and the non-union
men dismissed. The outcome ia a vic
tory for the strikers.'
SPECIAL
FOR THIS WEEK.
Men's Tan Colored Kersey
Overcoats,
=P $9.65 ,:
Boys' Dark School Suits,
$1.5 O ;t-
Men's Flannelette Overshirts,
Globe Clothing Co.
H. C. WEINEI?.
249-251 SPRING ST., Near Third.
REDS SURPRISED.
Chicago Anarchists Compelled to Hoist
tbe Star* and Stripes.
Chicago Nov. 11.—The stars and
stripes waved aloft tonight after a scene
of excitement nnequaled since the Hay
market riot. Over one thousand anarch
ists and their sympathizers gathered at
the West Twelfth street Tuiner hall,
tonight, to commemorate the
execution of Spies, Parsons, et al.
Speeches were extremely strong and
red emblems covered everything.
The climax came during incendiary
utterances of Henry Wissman, editor
of a New York German trades paper.
Inspector of Police Hubbard, accom
panied by Lieutenant Gibbons and a
squad of officers in citizens' clothing,
approached the stage. Hubbard ordered
the American flag placed among the
flaming red banners which were con
spiououe everywhere. Instantly there
was a profound sensation in tbe motley
audience, and the police were hissed
from all parts of the hall. Mrs. Lucy
Parsons shrieked out: "Hang the mur
derers of my husband."
In a second pandemonium reigned,
hundreds of excited men were pushing
forward, cursing the officers, and seem
ingly <Jnly wanting a nod from the lead
ers to precipitate a bloody fight. Never
theless Inspector Hubbard unflinching
ly ordered a suspension of the meeting
until his commands were obeyed.
Through the din, the half-hundred po
lice could be seen with their hands on
dubs and revolvers, preparing for a
fight, which seemed inevitable.
It was fully ten minutes before order
was restored. The American flag,
meanwhile, had been reluctantly hoist
ed to a place over the stage. The pro
ceeding was only accomplished when
the officers were found ready for
action, and the cooler heads
among tbe audience had time to exercise
some influence. The meeting had been
taken completely by surprise, else a
more tragic result might have followed.
The leaders of the meeting assert that
it was only to. show reverence for the
men who perished at tbe bands of the
law. When the proceedings opened the
stage was fairly buried in red bunting,
while prominently in front were placed
busts of Spies and Parsons, with char
acteristic inscriptions. The Marseilles
was the favorite music, and a band also
rendered Annie Laurie, which was sung
by Parsons, in jail, the last night of his
life.
Editor Weissman waa the first
speaker, and he was fairly launched in
a typical harangue, in which he dwelt
on the "peaceable" nature of the Hay
market meeting, the prostitution of the
courts, the poverty-stricken condition of
the masses, etc., when the police made
their entrance and the consequent up
roar. Thia took the life out of the
meeting, aud the remaining speeches
were very brief. It was announced,
however, that another meeting would
be held Thursday night, at the old-time
headquarters on Lake street.
THE IRISH CONTROVERSY.
Harrington Publishes a Series of Charges
Against O'Brien.
London, Nov. 11.—Harrington has
written a letter charging O'Brien with
concealing tbe most important part of
the Parnell correspondence at Boulogne.
He datea a letter which Parnell wrote
O'Brien, suggesting that McCarthy ob
tain satisfactory assurance from tbe
Gladatouians that they would continue
to act in good faith with the home rul
ers, then Parnell would constitute
O'Brien chairman, be, himself, retiring
lin the latter's favor. O'Brien proposed
I that his election to the chairmanship
be effected without public conditions of
any kind. He would seek an interview
with Gladstone after his election, and if
the latter's assurances were satisfactory
would resign the chairmanship in favor
of Parnell and declare for Parnell as
leader. O'Brien cabled Dillon in New
York asking him to support him for the
chair. Dillon telegraphed back: "Par
nell is humbugging you."
Harrington publishes a long series of
communications indicating that Parnell
trusted O'Brien, and says this confidence
was misplaced.
HURRAH EOR IOWA.
The Entire Democratic Ticket Elected
by Nearly 8000 Plurality.
Dcs Moines, Nov. 11.—State Register
has complete returns tonight from all
counties in the state. The total vote
was 420,214, the largest vote ever cast
in the state. The whole Democratic
ticket is elected. Boies's plurality for
governor is 7,81b. This is the highest
on the ticket except Dey, for railroad
commissioner, wliote plurality is 10,575.
Senator Sullivan Arrested.
San Francisco, Nov. 11.—Ex-State
Senator J. J. Sullivan was arrested
today by a deputy sheriff from Sacra
mento, on an indictment found against
him by the Sacramento grand
jury, charging hirajwith embezzlement.
Sullivan contested a seat in the senate,
and though defeated, was allowed $2800
by that body for expenses. It is
charged that he appropriated the money
to his own use, instead of paying the
expenses of the contest. Sullivan was
released ou $1000 bonds.
Short In Hia Accounts.
Fresno, Nov. 11.—Gardner Landon,
Jr., secretary, treasurer and Pacific
coast agent of the Curtis Fruit company
of this county, has been discovered
short in his accounts between $9000 and
$10,000. The packing house and vine
yard of the company is at Oleander,
eight miles south of Fresno. Landon is
now in San Francisco. He has made
partial restitution to the company, and
has promised to restore the balance.
Portions of the shortage are understood
to be overdrafts on Hi M. Newhall &Co.
of San Francisco, but the latter are
ampiy secured.
Mormon Property Escheated.
Salt Lake City, Nov. 11. —Judge
Zane today rendered judgment escheat
ing from the Mormon church for tbe
benefit of the school fund under the
Edmund9-Tucker act of 1887, the tith
ing office, the Gardo house, the his
torian's office and tbe church farm.
This is the specific escheat after the
United States supreme court decision
affirming the validity of the escheat
law and the general proceedings there
under.
Just received, invoice of genuine Ohio
maple syrup, at 8. P. Saxton's old
stand, 1503 S. Main street. I. M. Jen
kins.
WHY DO you mate such poor bread? Be
cause you do not use tho Eureka brand of flour
P" 1 «P expressly for W. Chamberlain A Co.,
aid S. Broadway.
Try the latest and dainty chips.
Seymour & Johnson Co.
DIED.
WOLFSKILL— Miss Josic Wolfskin, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Wolfskin, died in Ban
Francisco on Wednesday morning, Norem
ber 11, 1891.
The funeral will take place from Trinity
M. K. church, Soulh, on Sunday afternoon
next, at 3 o'clock. Friends will please attend
without further notice.
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