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VOL. 37. —NO. 127 A NEW PARTY BORN. The Infant Said to Be a Lusty Youngster. It Is Started in Life Without a Bottle. The Door Slammed in the Face of the Prohibitionists. Woman Suffrage Side-Tracked—A Can didate for President of the United States to Be Nominated on the Fourth of July. Associated Press Dispatches. Sr. Loins, Feb. 24.-—The delegates to the big national industrial conference profess to believe that a mammoth new political combination is in existence for the coming presidential campaign. So stormy a convention probably never be fore ended so quickly in seeming har mony, and that too, after virtually slamming the doors in the face of a national party claiming a million voters, all tbe efforts of Miss "Willard for a juncture with the Prohibitionists having been snuffed out at the last moment. Tbe People's party men, who are chiefly from the northern states, figure tonight tbat they have by strategy captured the political strength of the Alliance in the south. On tbe other band, the southern Alliance men, under the plea of having acted as individuals, assert that they have not altered the position that they held from way back. When the industrial conference was opened today, Fred Swayne, an ex member of the Missouri legislature, and a labor agitator, attempted to introduce an eight-hour resolution. A fight fol lowed, in which Swayne was ousted the hall. THIRD PARTY PLATFORM. The platform of the committee on resolutions was presented and read. Without taking a vote on the adoption of the platform, a receaa of two houra was taken. The platform states that the nation is on tbe verge of moral, political and ma terial ruin; that corruption dominates the ballot box, legislatures, congress, and touches even the ermine of the bench; newspapers are subsidized or muzzled, pubiic opinion is silenced, business prostrated, homes covered with mortgages, labor impoverished and land and money concentrating in the bands of capitalists. Workmen, it declares, are denied the right of organization for self-protection; imported pauperized labor beats down wages; a hireling standing army, unrec ognized by our Taws, has been estab lished to shoot them down, and they will rapidly be degraded to European conditions. Silver has been demonetized to add to the purchasing power of gold, and the supply of currency is purposely abridged to fatten usurers, bankrupt enterprises and enslave industry. • The platform declares that tbe old political parties have allowed this to ex ist without an effort at restraint, and therefore it asserts that a new political organization, representing the political principles herein stated is necessary. A declaration of principles is then made. A national currency is demanded that is safe, sound and flexible, issued by general governments only, full legal tender for all debts, public and private, and that, without the use of banking corporations, a just, equitable means of circulation at a tax not to exceed 2 per cent, aa pet forth In the sub-treasury plan of the Farmers' Alliance, or some better system be found and put into op eration. It demands free and unlimited coin age of silver; that the amount of the circulating medium be speedily in creased to not lesa than $50 per capita; a graduated income tax; that all na tional and atate revenues be limited to the necessary expenses of the govern ment, and that postal aavinga banks be established by the government. The platform declares that land should not be monopolized for specu lative purposes, and alien ownerahip of land should be prohibited. All landa now held by railroads and other corpor ations, in excess of their actual needs, and all landa now owned by aliens should be reclaimed by the government and held for actual eettlers only. It declarea that the government should own and operate railroads, telegraphs and telephones, and demands that the government issue legal tender notes and pay union aoldiers the difference between the price of the depreciated money in which he has been paid, and gold. THE PROHIBITION KIGHT, A fight for the recognition of the pro hibition issue in the platform was start ed immediately upon the reassembling of the convention. Mies Frances Wil lard presented a minority report, which she moved be adopted immediately aB an amendment to the majority report. It favored woman suffrage and de manded the suppression of the liquor traffic. On motion of Simpson to table the mi nority report, a viva voce vote showed an almost even split for and against pro hibition. Coached by Powderly, Miss Emma Curtis of Colorado, a handsome young woman, captured the floor and proposed the following substitute: "We demand that the question of universal suffrage be submitted to the legislatures of the different states and territories for favor able action." Jerry Simpson shouted: "She has solved the problem," and some one im mediately demanding the previous ques tion, the substitution waa made by a crushing majority amid a volley of cheers, Miaa Willard looking very glum. Soon after Powderly announced Mias Curtis's substitute withdrawn aa a part of the platform, to be offered later on aa a simple reaolution. To the chagrin of Powderly, Weaver and other leadera, Miaa Curtia arose and declared that she had done no such thing. Tbe idea of dealing with tbe liquor ■ question by separate resolution, instead of in the platform wm broached several times daring the confused discussion, and favorably received. It was now the apparent purpose of Powderly, hav ing kept Miss Willard's minority report out of the platform, to placate be r and her friends, by having the convention adopt the Willard plank as a resolution in place of that of Mias Curtis. When the roll call waa reached on what now became Miss Curtis's minor ity report, the vote was taken by states. It was thought the Powderly-Weaver following would resent Misß Curtis's spunkineaa by defeating tbe report, but Powderly voted the Knights solidly for the minority report. Secretary Hayes declared it carried, 254 to 246. Unoffi cial tally-keepera made very different totals, they declaring the vote really was 252 noes and 238 ayes, which, if official would defeat the minority re port. Meanwhile Miaa Willard and Lady Henry Someraet left the ball and did not return. The Knighta and moat of the Alliance men then retired for a caucua, despite some vehement protests. BUSINESS WOUND UP. When the convention got together again, half an hour later, Ignatiuß Don nelly, to the surprise of a great many, declared that all the business could be wound up in half an hour. Defer by unanimous consent the little woman suffrage matter; adopt the majority platform report; appoint a committee to act with the national committee of the People's party to call a national convention to nominate presidential and vice-presidential candidates, and the thing was done. The idea took like wildfire among the tired and hungry delegates, and within ten minutes the majority report was adopted, without a solitary voice of dis sent, and amid tremendous enthusiasm. Miss Curtis's woman- suffrage resolu tion, as a substitute for prohibition, was then adopted without opposition, and the convention adjourned sine die, after appointing the following conference committee to act with the Peoples' party national committee: Van Wyck, Ne braska; McCune, Texas: Branch, Geor gia; Powers, Nebraska; Maguire, New York; Polk, North Carolina; Willets, Kansas ; President Humphreys, of the National Colored alliance; Hackett, Missouri; Barnett, Illinois (F. M.B. A.); Morrill, Louisiana; Seits, Ohio; Mra. Lease, Kansas; Mra. Dabba,Texas; Ter rill, Texas. Late tonight tbe conference committee aelected July 4th aa tbe date for the con vention, the aelection of the place being left to a sub-committee of ten, to be appointed by Taubeneck of Illinois. OUGHT TO BE ROASTED. MISSOURI HAS A SUBJECT FOR THE STAKE. A Negro's Awful Crimes at Sedalia—A Woman Outraged in the Presence of Her Husband—The Fiend Will Be Lynched a la Texarkana if Captured. Skualia, Mo , Feb. 24.—The people of Sedalia have determined that the pun ishment meted out by the people of Texarkana to a negro raviaher, ia needed by a negro desperado who startled the town with a aeries of crimes last night. About 9 o'clock he entered the house of a widow, Mary Moore, choked her into unconsciousness, stole a few valuables and escaped. A little later he stopped P. H. Buck ley and Miss Mattie Gilker, on tbe street, with a drawn revolver. Misb Gilker fled, the negro pursued, aud felled her to the ground with the butt end of his revolver. Buckley and others coming up then, he escaped. Half an hour later Mr. and Mrs. Charles Taylor, when on the way from an entertainment, were stopped on Broadway by the negro, who, at the point oi a revolver told them to hold up their hands. Taylor obeyed, and while the thief was going through his pockets, Mrs. Taylor slip ped a diamond ring from her hand and threw tt into a yard and hid a diamond breastpin in her dress. The highway man took a pair of diamond earrings from her ears, then, at the point of his revolver, marched the couple to a lonely spot. There he bound Taylor band and foot, and after a desperate struggle out raged Mrs. Taylor. He then released the couple. The police have so far been unable to find any trace of the desperado. A mass meeting was held at the opera house to day and a reward of $1500 for the cap ture of the negro was subscribed. The whole country hereabouts is aroused as it has not been in years. JPlanned to Rob tbe Sheriff. San Fbancisco, Feb. 24. —In addition to what was brought out at the famous trial of "Abe" Jones in the United States district court, it was testified to day by "Jack" Rice, who has turned state's evidence, that Jones and Howard planned at Redding to rob the sheriff, wbo at tbat time was going about the county collecting taxes. He also said that while at Redding, and while Jones and Howard were away on their second robbery, he was halted by the same sheriff, who searched him, thinking he was the person said to have been a passer of counterfeit coin. The trial may' take three or four days yet. Orange Shipments. San Fbancisco, Feb. 24.—C. F. Smurr, general freight agent of the Southern Pacific company, stated today that the total orange shipments from Southern California by all lines, rail and steamer, for the season to date were a little less than 1000 carloads. Nearly 400 cars were shipped from Southern California under tbe reduced rate of 90 cents a hundred pounds. A Harness Thief. Stockton, Cal., Feb. 24.—Sheriff Cun ningham today arrested Philip Huppe, alias Philip N. Spielgel, for stealing har ness and other things from farmers. Huppe came here from San Diego a short time ago. The officers found in bis room Btolen property, including a Winchester rifle. Sale of Brood Blares. San Fbancisco, Feb. 24.—Fifty-aix head of brood mares from the Palo Alto farm were aold at auction here today for $16,350, an average price of $292. THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 25, 1892-TEN PAGES. GOD AND THE KAISER Emperor William's Defense of Absolutism. Critics of the Government Are * Public Enemies. The People Must Follow Blindly the Kaiser's Lead. Rouvier Forming; a New French Cabinet. A Frightful Accident In Eng land— Other Foreign Intelligence. Associated Press Dlsuatches. Berlin, Feb. 24. —At a banquet given in Brandenburg, at wbich the emperor waa the guest of honor, his majesty made an address, in the course of which he classed critics of the government as enemies of the atate. He urged all who loved the Fatherland to follow him on tbe course he bad entered. He con tinued: "Unfortuna(ely, it has now become the fashion to criticiee and nag at every step taken by the government. The public peace ia diaturbed on the moat inaignificant grounds. The enjoy ment of life ahared by the whole German Fatherland ia envenomed. As a result of thia nagging persecution many per sons are imbued with the idea that our country is the moat unhappy and the worst governed iv the world, and that life in such a country is v perfect plague. That thia is not the case,we,of course,are well aware, but would it not be better if discontented persona were o ahake the dust of Germany from off their feet? We live in a state of transition. Ger many ia gradually emerging .from in fancy. She ia now about to enter the period of youth. It would be well, therefore, if we freed oureelvea from in fant maladies. We live in exciting days, but quieter daya are in store since our people, now uniting, undeterred by Tbhe utterances of voicea abroad, are putting tbeir trust in God and in the loyal, so licitous efforts of their hereditary ruler. The firm confidence and sympathies ac corded your work and mine inspires me continually with fresh atrength to con tinue my taak and advance in the path heaven haa pointed out to me. lam impreesed with the feeling that what ever has occurred in tbe past is due to the hand of our Supreme Lord on high. I am firmly convinced that He who was our ally at Rosabach and Donneweitse will not now leave us in tbe lurch. We atill have a great destiny before ua, and I am leading yoa to glorious days." The emperor's reply to the attack upon the policy of the government waa: "My course is the right one, and it will be prosecuted to the utmost." The Freisinnige Zeitung comments se verely on the speech and Bays: "tier many no longer needs absolutism, but constitutional government." In the reichstag today a proposal was offered and reported by the Socialiatß to abolish the tariffs on foods. Rejected after a lengthy debate. THE FRENCH MINISTRY. Rouvier Undertakes the Task of Form- ing a New Cabinet. Paris, Feb. 24.—Rouvier, minister of finance in tbe cabinet that resigned laat week, haa undertaken to form a new miniatry. Before accepting the task, Rouvier stipulated that he ahould be permitted to disaolve tbe chamber and have a free election if be deemed such a course necessary. It is understood that .Burdeau will be minister of public in struction and fine arts ; Raynal, minis ter of marine; Felix Faure, minister of public works, and Roubet, minister of justice. Conataus will serf eaa minister of public worship, in addition to hold ing his old office of minister of the in terior. De Freycinet, it is said, will re main as minister of war, Rouvier taking the position of minister of finance, and Ribot will be minister of foreign affairs; Jules Roche, minister of commerce, and Devello, minister of agriculture. De Freycinet pleaded that the present state of hie health would not permit him to attempt the task of forming a new cabinet. FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT. Factory Employees Crushediby a Fall ing Chimney. London, Feb. 24. —A frightful acci dent occurred at Cleckbeaton, in York shire, today. The massive chimney of a flannel factory collapsed and fell, crushing in the building. The horror of the scene waa soon augmented by the breaking out of fire, in which a number of the imprisoned victima were burned. The number already taken out includea eight killed and many badly injured. Five of those in tbe building at the time of the disaster are still missing. Men had been engaged for a week past in repairing the chimney, and it ia report ed the disaßter was caused by the inju dicious removal of bricks. At a late hour tonight twelve bodies have been extricated. Two of the in jured have died and it is thought others will succumb. PARIS DYNAMITERS. The Spanish Embassy In Danger of Being Blown Up. Paris, Feb.. 24.—The police have dis covered a large quantity of dynamite and other explosives, with arms and infernal machines, in a house occupied by anarchists, and a number of them have been arrested, among whom ia a Spaniard. The police place some cre dence in the report that anarchists in tend to blow up the Spanish embaaay here, and consequently have placed a cloae guard about that building. Mrs. Deacon and Abellle. Cannes, Feb. 24.—The statement of Mrß. Deacon that Abeille was only pay ing her a friendly visit the night of the tragedy, waa disproved at the judicial inquiry today, her maid and the secre tary of the hotel testifying tbat she was undressed at tbe time, and that there were other indications of improprieties. A Scandinavian Crisis. Christians, Feb. 24.—The govern ment proposes to make a motion in the storthing for the creation of an indepen dent Norwegian foreign office. The king haa decided that the question must be referred to tbe atate council, composed of Swedes and Norwegians, aa the for eign relations of the kingdom are of common interest to both Sweden and Norway. If the king persists in tbie at titude the ministry will resign. MEXICAN ADVICES. The Stary of Garza's Death Denied, the Slaughter of Enriquez. City of Mexico, Feb. 24.—Ex-Preai dent Gonzales ia here for a conference with President Diaz. It ia not true that Garza has been shot in Tamaulipaß. He il not in Mexican territory. A apecial from Guatemala aaya: Gen eral Enriquez, who was shot, headed 200_ revolutionists, sworn to kill Barillas and declare a state of siege. It is sup posed they were instigated by Salva doreans. Reports from Salvador say Barillas murdered Enriquez. A Fugitive Forger Amongst Us. Toronto, Feb. 24. —Proceedings were instuted today to procure the extradi tion of D. Mitchell McDonald, one of the directors of the defunct Central bank, on the charge of forgery. Mc- Donald is in Loa Angeles, where he has been since the bank's failure. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. Arthur Wilson, Jr., of Tranbycroft fame, has been married to Miss Alice Cecil Agnes Filmer, daughter of lady Filmer. Sarah Bernhardt is suffering from nervous prostration, and ha 9 been com pelled to cancel her engagement at Min neapolis and St. Paul. By an explosion in a quarry near Ajuda, Portugal, four workmen were horribly mangled and fifteen others are supposed to bo buried in the debris. In Brunswick, Germany, the police dispersed a labor meeting at which vio lent apeechea were being made; a riot ensued. The-leadera were arreated after a sharp fight. At a fire in the clothing houee of Cohn Bros., in Baltimore, Leon Taibott,»fiie raan, was burned to death and Frank Miller probably fatally injured. Pecu niary loss, $90,000. The bodies of John and William Ayler, brothers, were found by a neighbor in their home, near Kingville, Mo. They had been practically chopped to piecea with an ax. They were well-to-do and robbery waa probably the motive of the murder. BREAKING UP RANCHES. HUNTINGTON'S INSTRUCTIONS TO LAND AGENT MILLS. Large Holdings Must Be Broken Up to Make Good Railroad Business—The Southern Pacific Going to Do Exten sive Subdividing. San Fbancisco, Feb. 24.—0. P. Hunt ington has sent a letter to W. H. Mills, land agent of the Central Pacific, in structing him to make some land pur chases in thia state. "We muat break up theae large land holdings in Cali fornia," aaya Mr. Huntington, "if we ever expect to make any great success with our railroada." The letter sent toMr.Milla was brought out by a long report by that gentleman to Mr. Huntington on the succeas of the company in breaking up aeveial large land holdings in Yolo county, chiefly in the Copay valley. The company bought 0000 acres and haa aold most of the land in email farms, averaging twenty-four acres each, 165 such farma having been aold up to date, four being purchased yeaterday by men from Eng land. Mr. Mills showed in hia report that the benefit of the railroad company from the Yolo county venture, which waa undertaken aa an experiment, was very great and would doubtless be greater in the future. All the land had been used for wheat- ? rowing previoua to ita purchaße by he r_ailroad company, and had not given the company more than one-aixth of a ton of freight to the acre. Since its Bubdivißion 1670 acres of fruit trees have been planted, and these are giving, or will give, the company a carload of freight per acre. The wheat waa ahipped to Port Costa, which afforded a very short haul, while tbe fruit ia shipped to Chicago, and the freight charges are $300 per carload; the Southern Pacific's proportion of the rate ie about $100, so that each acre of fruit land bought and subdivided by it will pay $100 an acre a year to the com pany. So pleased is Mr. Huntington with this ahowing, that he is determined to go into the aubdiviaion buainess on a very large scaie. Several large holdings will at once be bought and divided into farma by the company under his direc tion, the first to be bought being 10,000 acrea in Northern California, which Mr. Mills regards aa a good bargain. Mr. Huntington'a instructions to Mr. Milla are not to jeopardize the auccess of the project by giving the people to underatand that the company is going into the land-dividing business for profit on sales, but tbat the land shall be sold at going ratea. The Bicycle Score. San Francisco, Feb. 24.—The Bcore of the bicycle race at the end of the third day iB aa followa: NAME. ' MILKS. LAPS. Ashlnger »»1 2 Prince 379 3 Howell 320 8 Wood 391 2 Lamb.: 390 3 Babb 390 S O'Flannagan 290 3 Stage. .. 347 3 Chinese Decreasing. San Fbancisco, Feb. 24.—Collector Phelps haa prepared statistics that show a total decreaae of 6009 Chinese during tbe year 1891. There were 2165 arrivala, 6818 departures and 904 deatha of Chinese in America. In British Co lumbia there 3271 arrivala and and 2277 departures, and increase of 994, only; which were they all smuggled over, would atill leave a decreaae of 5015. Mra. Harrieon has been re-elected president of the society of Daughters of the American revolution. STORE TALK! § Save while you spend. We increase your earnings. It is not what you earn, but how much you can purchase with your earnings. Increase your income by spending it judiciously. Attend our semi-annual Clearing Sale. We will increase the purchasing power of your dollar at least one third. It is not always that you have a chance to buy Men's, Boys' and Chil dren's Clothing, Hosiery and Ties at such low prices as we are giving in our Clearing Sale. You can save a few dollars by pur chasing now. Take advantage of this offer to make $3 do the duty of $5. Suits have been reduced from $20, $17.50 and $15 to $15, $12.50 and $10. Ties reduced from 75c and 50c to 25c. Imported half hose reduced from 30c and 25c to 12 1.2 c. First choice is always best. Come while the lines £ c un broken. LEADING OUTFITTERS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FOR MEN AND BOYS. P. S.-In order to accommodate the workingmen and me chanics, who constitute a large part of our trade, who cannot on account of the rush on Saturdays, receive the proper atten tion we would like to give .them, our Stores will be open until 8 p. m. Saturdays, 10 p. m. WESTERN INTERESTS. Warner -Miller Addresses the Trans- Mississippi Congress. New Orleans, Feb. 24.—There waa a large attendance at the second day's session of the Transmississippi con gress, Governor Prince of New Mexico presiding. A large number of resolu tions on a great variety of sub jects were introduced by different delegates and referred to committees. Governor Hubbard, of Texas, and others delivered addresses on the sub ject of waterways and needed improve ment. Hon. Warner Miller, of New York, president of the Nicaragua Canal com pany delivered an interesting address on the progress of the canal. He dwelt on ita importance; said the commerce of tho world demanded ita construction. The only question of importance now ia whether it ahould be done by American capital, under American auspices and control, or whether it should be com pelled to seek European capital for its completion. For, with the example of the Suez canal there is no doubt private enterprise will come forward and carry the undertaking to a success ful conclusion. Hon. J. L. Uorrey, of St. Louie, epoke on the eubject of his bankruptcy bill, and the convention adjourned until to morrow. Another Pioneer Gone. Santa Cbuz, Cal., Feb. 24.—John W. Jarvia. chairman of the board of super viaorß of this county, died today. Jarvia was one of the pioneer vineyardists of thia county, and owned one of the finest vineyards in the Santa Cruz mountains. He waa alao a prominent local politi cian. Field's Insanity. New York, Feb. 24.—The court sitting to try the caae of Edward M. Field, oc cupied today with testimony aa to hie insanity. The friends of Field claim the proof of hia inaanity ia over whelming. The Delamater Case Submitted. Meadville, Pa., Feb. 24.—1n the Del amater case today Judge Henderson charged the jury at great length, after which it retired. Up to tonight nothing had been heard from them. Gold for Austria. New York, Feb. 24. -The German steamer Spree, which left here yeater day took out $1,000,000, gold. It is gen erally understood thiß ia for Austria. La Grippe 1 The tendency of this diseaae toward Eneumonia 1b what makea it dangetoua. a grippe requires precisely the aame treatment as a severe cold. Chamber lain's Cough Remedy ia famous for its curea of severe colds. This remedy succesafully counteracts the tendency of the disease to result in pneumonia, provided that proper care be taken to avoid exposure when recovering from the attack. Careful inquiry among the many thouaands who have uaed thia remedy during the epidemics of the past two yeara haa failed to discover a single caae that has not recovered or that haa resulted in pneumonia. Fifty cent and $1 bottles for aale by C. F. Heinzeman, 222 North Main street. California Vinegar Works, 555 Banning street, opposite soap factory, near Alameda and First streets, one-hall block Irom electric light work*. FIVE CENTS. TRYING TO GET MARRIED. A Crank Proposes to Hiss Wsnsmskar and Florence l!l.ythe. Pittsburo, Feb. 24.—A man about 3S years of age registered at the St. James hotel today aa Bishop H. Turenen of Philadelphia. To reportera he stated that he was endeavoring to get married. He aaid he waa a native of Finland and a count. He had been in America eight yeara, part of which time he attended an eastern college, and later wae pastor of a Lutheran church in California.- He would prefer to marry into either the Harrison or Wanama'ker families; he had telegraphed to Miaa Wanamaker and written to her father. He had pro poaed to Florence Blythe of California, but instead of getting an anßwer, the German consul made him apologize un der the penalty of arrest. He Baid he waa now going to college at Greenville to study, preparatory to carrying on Fin nish missionary work. Sacramento Notes. Sacrambnto, Feb. 24. —At a meeting of the mcramento city board of trade today, resolutions were adopted request ing the representatives in congress to urge the adoption of Postmaster-Gen eral Wanamaker's report favoring an appropriation of $500,000 for the estab lishment of a postal telegraph system. Copieß oi the resolution will be for warded to all the boards of trade in the country, in the hope of securing united action thereon. Tomorrow Governor Markham will re ceive a committee of the Federated Trades, for consultation in regard to the matter of recommending, by proclama tion, that Labor Day be observed aa a public holliday. It is believed the Gofr ernor will favor the request. Grocers Fall. Omaha, Neb., Feb. 24.—Moore & Co., grocers, have failed. Liabilities, $ 50,000; aßsets, $20,000. New suits at 125 W. Third st. Select from our large new stock and you are sure to be fitted, Getz, Fine Tailoring. DENTAL PARLORS. Special attention given to the performance ot all dental operations In the evening by the use of a Special System of Electric Lights. All work guaranteed. Prices consistent with First class work. Office Hours—B a.m. to 5 pm. Evening hours. 7 to 10 p.m. DR. J. A. CRONKHITE Dentist, 455 SOUTH BROADWAY 1- 20 3m Corner Fifth street. THE RENTAL DEPARTMENT Is a new feature lately added to the business of the firm. BETTB <Sc 81 LENT, Real Estate Loans and Investments, Cob. Second and Broadway. List your houses "for rent" with us, the de mand exceeds the supply. We have for sale, today, a handsome resi dence and grounds near the corner of Adams and Flgueroa sts.; also a line business corner on Broadway, close in. Prices low. BETTS A SILENT. 2- 2 lm Second and Broadway.