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ALlLll, accurately with BPECTA . v. uuiii»| CLEH or EYE GLASSES by the latest methods. Fine lenses a spe laity Microscopes, telescopes, hydrometers, barome ters, thermometers, con pisses, microscopic ob jects, lantern slides, etc. Glasses ground to order. Repairs promptly done. No. 126 South Spring St., Los Angeles, e-20 3m FRANK A. WEINSHANK, Plumber and Gas Fitter, 240 EAST SECOND STREET. TELEPHONE 186. 8-3 In SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 4, 1892. GOTHAM'S GREAT DANGER. Cholera at the Door of the Metropolis. Newly Infected Steamships in the Harbor. The Rugia and Normannia Detained at Quarantine. Vive Deaths on Each from Cholera on the Voyage from Hamburg and Cases of the Disease Still on Board. By the Associated Press. New York, Sept. 3.—Nothing can now save the metropolis from a great plague, but absolute compliance on tbe part of every member of the community witti the instructions of the board of health and the quarantine authorities. The danger is real; it cannot be over-esti mated. Newly infected steamships ar rived in the harbor today, with awful stories of death and suffering. They were the Rugia and Normannia, both from Hamburg. The Rugia buried five steerage passengers at sea and bad five living cholera patients still on board when she cast anchor. Tbe Noimannia buried four steerage passengers, and one cabin passenger. Sbe had four patients still alive, one being a member oi ber crew. It is claimed that tbe cabin pas senger wbo died on the Normannia was suffering from diabetes only. The convalescent cases are considered very serious, and further deaths are likely to occur. Health Officer Jenkins immediately ordered both ships to the lower bay, ac soon as the captains of tbe vessels noti fied him of the condition of affairs. DEATHS ON THE NORMANNIA. The first death on board the Norman nia occurred on August 29th. Carl He gert, 57 years of age, a second-class pas senger, had been taken down with a disease which the ship's physician diag nosed as cholerine. A sim ilar case was discovered about the same time in the steerage, in the person of Otillie Harm, a child 11 months of age. Cholera symptoms developed rapidly in both cases, and left no doubt in the mind of the ship's surgeon as to the nature of the disease. When Hegert's death, on August 29th, was followed by the death of the other patient, a child in the steerage, August 30th, the surgeon of the ship recognized tbe serious condition of affairs. He at once took all possible precautions to prevent the disease from spreading among the other passengers on the ves sel. Notwithstanding these efforts} several other illnesses Of a like nature were soou discovered. The surgeon carefully isolated all patients, and per sonally saw that the utmost care was exercised by the persons engaged in nursing them, to avoid communicating the disease to others. PANIC-STRICKEN PASSENGERS. There wae great alarm among the passengers when they learned that the dread disease had appeared on board the vessel. The ignorant steerage passengers were completely panic stricken upon learning that cholera had appeared among them. They lost their heads entirely, and appeared to be in capable to help themselves in the slightest respect. The captain and surgeon ordered a careful watch kept over the steerage passengers in order that they might not heedlessly run into danger of catching the disease. But in spite of all tin pre cautions they took, more cases soon de veloped. The symptoms in nearly all were alike. Five more were taken ill in the steerage, four being children—Adolph Scholtz, 1 year old; Willie Ham, 3 year old; Rudolph Hernisbe, 11 months old; and Selma Hern, 5 years old. The cholera symp toms developed rapidly in these casea, as in the previous ones, and in each tbe diagnosis of the surgeon Bhowed the disease to be what he termed cholerine. There was no further appearance of anything resembling cholera among the first cabin passengers, after the death of Hegemann, but another death oc curred in the steerage from cholerine on the following day. 1 Adolph Schultz and Morris Bonheiaer. steerage pasgengers, ahowed aymptoms of cholerine, and were promptly isolated. One of the crew, also, Heinrich Frankheiser, waa taken ill with the disease. No further deaths occurred on the voyage. All who have been taken down with the disease, however, were still kept iso lated, when the Normannia arrived at port early this morning. THE RUGIA'S EXPERIENCE. The Rugia, the other pest ship of the Hamburg-American Packet company, which arrived in port today with chol erine, left Hamburg August 21st. The first death occurred a week after leaving port. Carl and Bertha Koenig were taken ill about the same time. Their symptoms were alike, and such that the ship's surgeon immediately pronounced the disease cholerine. The commander of the Rugia and the surgeon did every thing to prevent the spread of the dis ease, but the ignorance and recklessness of the steerage passengers made their efforts of no avail. Other cases of a similar kind coon appeared, and seven more paasengera were taken down with the disease. Elein Pogaaki, Paul Koe nig, Johanna Bust, Aurion Petera and Kosmio Dispalo were still in the hos pital when the Rugia was sighted off Fire Island, at 11:15 o'clock this morn ing. DR. JENKINS' STATEMENT. It was 11:45 at quarantine when Dr. Jenkins received the reporters. He said: "Gentlemen, according to my re ports there were nine cases of cholerine on the Rugia and four deaths. On the Normannia there were five deaths and there are now four convalescents. On the Moravia there is one additional case today, an 8-year-old boy. All tbe dead were buried at sea. All the convales cent cases are serious and further deaths are expected today. Theae patients have been isolated in tbe ship's bospi tale. All three ehipa will be held in definitely." Dr. Jenkins has issued the strictest kind of orders, and under no circum stances will he allow anyone to approach tbe vessels quarantined. Further cases are anticipated on the Moravia also, although the convales cents were reparted as doing welt this morning. The patients on board the Normannia, Rugia and Moravia would, it was said, probably be transferred to Swinburne island today. Although the diagnosis in each case waß cholerine, Dr. Jenkins did nor doubt that the scourge was cholera. He says he continues hopeful of keeping the dis ease in tbe lower bay. WORSE THINGS ANTICIPATED. An even worse state of affairs is an ticipated on the two additional vessels expected from' Hamburg within the next week, which left later than today's arrivals, and when the disease hat! made greater ravages in Hamburg. Almost oil of the dead and sick on the Rugia and Normannia hail from Hamburg or near by ports, few are residents of this country. The quarantine officers are in a state of nervous excitement. It must not be understood that they are frightened, but they are hoping for the best, and the Normannia is expected to get by safely. Wben the saloon passengers on the vessel will get off is a question Dr. Jenkins has not yet decided. EXPERTS SENT FOR. Dr. Jenkins early this morning tele graphed for Prof. Herrmann Biggs, con sulting pathologist of the health'depart ment, and Prof. Wm. Wells, professor of bacteriology in Johns Hopkins uni versity. They arrived shortly after noon, and without waiting for lunch, Dr. Jenkins took them down to the steamboat wharf. "What will you do with those stricken with the disease on the Rugia, Norman nia and Moravia, doctor?" a reporter asked. "We will," he Teplied, "remove them to Swinburne island just as fast as we possibly can." Dr. Jenkins proceeded to Swinburne island and then to the infected vessels in the lower quarantine, and prepara tions began for the transfer of the patients. MAILS FUMIGATED AND LANDED. At 8 p. m. the Normannia's mail hav ing been thoroughly fumigated, was placed on board the steamboat John £. Moore, and taken to New \ ork. The steamer Umbria left quarantine for the pier at 5:30 this afternoon. All the first and second class passen gers were transferred from the City of Rome about 5 o'clock, and the steamer lest for the pier at 6:30 p. m. Tomorrow Dr. Jenkins proposes to es tablish a quarantine patrol in the lower bay and keep passing vessels and news paper tugs, thousands of feet from the Rugia and Normannia. A fisherman at tempted to land on South beach this morning, but the police would not let him. He came to Dr. Jenkins for per mission to land his boat. Dr. Jenkins toki htm tbat he end ail crafts would have to stop working and fishing in the bay hereafter, and will issue an order to that effect. ANXIOUS FRIENDS AND RELATIVES. There was great excitement at the office of the Hamburg-American Packet company when the news got out that the Rugia and Normannia had arrived with cholera on board. Hundreds of persons called in search of information about friends or relatives and pas sengers on the ships. Every cleik in the company's office was kept busy for hours answering questions. Many letters were written to persons known to be on board and left at the company's office for delivery through the quarantine officers, who go on board. Other letters were addressed to the captains of the ships, asking for information about persons who are sup posed to be on board. When asked how long tbe cabin pas sengers would be detained at quaran tine, the clerks in the company's office promptly answered that they would not be detained more than five days, probably not so long. They did not say on what information they based this statement. They even intimated that the vessels might not be detained as long as five days. THE BTUBBENHUBK ALL BIGHT. Captain Bordenhauser of the Ham burg-American Packet Steamship com pany went down to quarantine today. He reported that he went alongside the steamship Stubbenhurk. The captain of the steamship told him that all of the passengers were well, and that none had died of cholera or anything resembling it during the voyage. Dr. Danborn also told him all were well on board. The ship S. D. Carlton will be taken to the lower bay tomorrow and will be headquarters fo»a police squad which will patrol the waters to see that there is no communication with the detained steamers. A number of steerage passengers who have been under the supervision of the health authorities for several days, have been released from Ellis island. There are 765 steerage passengers from the Royal Netherlands steamer Veendam, and 586 passengers of the Copenhagen steamer Island. The Lahn's passengers, to the number of 483, are also among the departures. Those who were brought by the Gallia and Inman line steamship City of Berlin, are still detained. A SCARE IN BROOKLYN. The Brooklyn Eagle said today: "Great excitement waa occasioned at the health office last night when Dr. Edward Gretter reported that he had a suspicious case in a tenement house at 236 Johnson avenue. He said Lucy Cord tea, a married woman, 34 years of age, was dying from a disease that had many eymptomß of cholera. A health inepector waa sent to make an immediate examination. Tbe result of hia visit waß a report that the patient waa Buffering from cholera mor bus. Mra. Cordte9 died at 4 o'clock this morning, and again there was a 11 utter of excitement when Dr. Gretter sent in a certificate to the effect that cholerine was the cause of death. Later, he ap peared at the health office and explained that he used "cholerine," a German word, by mistake for cholera morbua. The woman really died from cholera morbus, he said. THREE MORE DEATHS. Dr. Jenkins went to the lower quaran tine, and upon his return it was learned tbat three more deaths had occurred i TWELVE PAGES. on the infected steamers —two on the Normannia and one on the Bugia. A child, which wsa taken sick on board of the Moravia today, ia still alive, but in a critical condition. Official contradiction ia given to the rumor that there is sickness on board tbe Stubbenhurk The passengers will be taken off the infected steamers and put on Swinburne island. The bodies of tbe three persons who died today will be cremated on Swinburne island tomorrow afternoon. ANOTHER BUSPECT ARRIVES. La Bourgogne, of the French line, baa arrived. Being on tbe suspect li.it, Biie was sent to join the Normannia and others at lower quarantine anchorage. The captain had not heard of any chol era. New York, Sept. 3.—The Herald says the three cholera victims who died on the Normannia and Bugia yesterday were cremated late last night at Swin burne Ma^d. WASHINGTON REPORTS. Official Correspondonce Concerning the Cholera Quarantine. Washington, Sept. 3.—This morning, Dr. Wyman received a telegram from the provincial secretary of Canada, in which he aaya he has recommended a total suspension of immigration, and that all vessels arriving from infected ports be detained at quarantine from eight to twenty days after disinfection, should cholera be aboard. He also rec ommended that the federal government extend the prohibition of rags to all European and Asiatic ports, and he re quested and obtained all latitude from th*provincial government, and a proc lamation putting in force epocial clauses regarding epidemics is ready to be issued when required. Dr. Wyman received a telegram from the quarantine officer at Norfolk, Ya., stating that be would declare a quaran tine against New York steamers, if it is true that Dr. Jenkins has refused to abide by the twenty-day quarantine cir cular. A letter ia received from Surgeon Wheeler, at Ellia island, stating that the preaident'a order meeta with almoat universal approval. The attitude of Dr. Jenkins, New York's health officer, was the engrossing topic in official circles in the city today, and various were the comments made. Fear is expressed tbat the moral effect of it may be such as to have some influ ence on the health officers at other ports, who may be led to declare inde pendence of the president's proclama tion, as Dr. Jenkins is reported to have done. Assistant Secretary Spaulding said that there was no occasion for any friction in the administration of quar antine regulations, and he did not think any existed. Dr. Jenkins has been very busy, and has not had time to read the proclamation carefully. He waß satisfied thinga would properly adjust themselves. A dispatch from Consul General Ed wards, at Berlin, received at the state department today, said cholera is of ficially declared to exist in forty places in North Germany. The city of Ham burg shows an increase in the number of caaea and a decrease in the death rate. By direction of the postmaster gen eral, the superintendent of the foreign mail service, sent a telegram to ths postmasters at Detroit, Port Huron, Sault Ste Marie, Suspension Bridge, MorrißtowD, Ogdeneburg, Rouse's Point, Newport, St. Albans and Neche, N. D., saying the office designated was one point at which mails reaching the United States from Canada shall be fumigated. The telegram said the railway poatmaaters were in structed to turn the mail over to the local poatmasters and it was thoroughly fumigated by means of sulphur. The postmaster at Philadelphia ia advised that the postmaster-general desires all foreign mails coming from infected ports to be thoroughly fumigated, and ar rangements made whereby passengers on vessels in quarantine can communi cate by mail with friends on shore. Dr. John B. Hamilton, formerly but geon-general of the marine hospital ser vice, arrived this afternoon, for the pur pose of consulting with the officials on the cholera situation. It is said the quarantine along the Canadian border will probably be turned over to his Im mediate direction. The department of state has distrib uted to the medical corps of the army and navy, a supply of Dr. Shakespeare'a Report on Cholera in Europe and India. The officers of the marine hospital ser vice, various state authorities, and some private practitioners, are also obtaining copies of the report. Dr. Wyman this evening issued in structions to the customs and, medical officers, directing them to inspect all immigrants coming from any districts where cholera is prevailing, and enforce the provisions of tbe department circu lars of July Bth, August 17th and 24th. Dr. Wyman this evening received a dispatch from Ottawa, Baying a steam disinfector and mercuric drench will be ready for use at Grosse island next week, and similar appliances are being obtained for other quarantine stations. AT SAN FRANCISCO. A. General Clean-Up Began—Panama Steamer* Quarantined. San Francisco, Sept. 3.—The health officers here are neglecting no precau tions to prevent the introduction of cholera. Chinatown has been thor oughly cleaned and four wagon loads of chloride of lime will be sprinkled throughout that section. The Latin quarter and other districts will also be cleaned. Fruit Merchants and markets have been notified to clean up their es tablishments and dispose of the garbage under the penalty of arrest. George C. Perkins, president of tbe Pacific Coast Steamship company, today telegraphed his agents not to accept any Bteerage passengers from Canada, Mr. Perkins said, although this older would mean a considerable loss to the company, he issued it to aid the govern ment in its efforts to keep out the dis ease, as, in his opinion, if cholera reaches the Pacific coast, it will come by way of Canada. The steamer City of Panama arrived from Panama this morning, and was put in quarantine. Dr. Lawler examined the vessel and, after fumigating her, allowed her to go. Collector Phelps, howeverjwould not permit the vessel to dock, insisting on carrying ont to the letter the instrnctions received PAGES 1 TO 8. PRICE FIVE CENTS. from Washington. General Agent Cen ter, of tho Pacific Mail comnany, ob jected strenuously, and quite a lengthy discussion followed. Collector Phelpa decided to lay the case bsfore the sec retary of the treasury. The San Juan will be in from Panama and way ports tomorrow, and will share tbe same fate as the City of Panama un til the treasury department is heard from. THE EPIDEMIC IN EUROPE. Reports From Nearly All Parts Are . More Encouraging. London, Sept. 3.—Reports received from various places tonight in regard to the status of the cholera epidemic are of a more encouraging character than any since the disease began its ravages. In telligence in regard to the condition oi affairs in Hamburg shows that a de crease in the violence of the epidemic there is slowly becoming noticeable, although in the center and Alster quar ters of the city the ambulances at pres ent are busier than ever. Yesterday 590 victims were deposited in the earth, and arrangements were made for the burial of 450 bodies today. The only exception to the generally reassuring advices received, is news regarding the progress of the epidemic in Paris. At a late hour tonight a telegram reported that there was a slight increase in the number of new cases and deaths. The local government board an nounces that with the exception of one or two cases that are now recovering, there is not a case of cholera in England or Wales. The Columbia sailed from Southamp ton this evening for New York. The only persons the vessel carries, besides the officers and crew, are 436 cabin pas sengers. The Inman line steamer City of New York, for New York ; the American line steamer Ohio, for Philadelphia; the White Star steamer Britanic, for New York, and the Cunard line steamer Cat alonia for Boston, all have steerage pas sengers aboard. It was said all vessels sailing from Liverpool for American ports would carry no steerage passen gers. Literally this was true, for all these passengers boarded the steamers at Queenstown. Paris, Sept. 3.—An official leport on the progress of the cholera epidemic in this city, states that 74 fresh cases of the disease occurred Thursday and 59 fresh cases and 42 deaths Friday. Cholera has appeared in St. Uuen. One person died and two cases are now un der treatment. In consequence of President Harri son's proclamation for a twenty days' quarantine, and the subsequent decision of the trans-Atlantic companies to carry no more .steerage passengers, groups of Italians were intercepted in this city last night, bound for America via Havre, and informed they could not proceed. They have been sent back to Italy at the expense of the French government. Hamburg, Sept. 3.—The imperial board of health reports 626 new cases and 116 deaths from cholera in Ham burg yesterday. These figures show a decrease of only two from the number of cases reported the previous day, while the number of deaths is exactly tbe same. A few cases and a few deaths are reported at Stade. Harbuig, and Grosae- Strelitz. ALARM DYING OUT. People Getting Over the Cholera Scare In tbe Fatherland. Berlin, Sept. 3.—[Copyright, 1892, by New York Associated Piess.]—The pub lic alarm occasioned by cholera ia fast dying out. Cool weather and abund ant rain - storms are keeping down diseases stimulating cholera, and all these influences are restoring a general sense of security. Cases re sembling cholera are rare enough, espe cially in Charlottenburg. Undoubted cases of Asiatic cholera are taken to the Moabite hospital. All are traceable to Hamburg. Although there is no sign that the disease is spreading here, the authorities have not relaxed precaution. President Harrison's circular is main ly regarded here as justifying more rigorous measures to stop Russian or other emigrants from entering Germany. Henceforth the frontiers will be closed absolutely against Russian emigrants, and. in the case of those from other countries, none will be permitted to enter Germany unless the companies convey ing them to their final destination guar antee the fulfillment of their contract. Immigrants from anywhere will be dis infected and their luggage fumigated. Medical papers support the agitation for the compulsory cremation of the cholera victims. Better news comes from Hamburg, though the city is one immense hos pital. A high o«rman official, just re turned from Hamburg, told a represent ative of the Associated Press today that the sanitary condition of the city is still frightful, though enforcements of active remedial measures are proceeding. The cholera scare has thinned the American colony here perceptibly. Hundreds of Americans have left for the mountains, while others have gone to England. Rabbi Schrelber Vindicated. Spokane, Wash., Sept. 3.—The inves tigation made by a special committee of the congregation into the charges against Rabbi E. Schreiber, upon his demand for such investigation, baa resulted in the complete vindication of that gen tleman. The committee unanimously reports: "Such charges are false, and there is nothing in them to throw the least stain on our worthy rabbi. The committee make this report under oath." It develops that 'the charges were the result of a schism between the orthodox and reform elements of the congregation. Dr. Schreiber preaches reformed Judaism, and has written a number of works thereon. He was for several years a resident of Los Angeles. Tbe building boom has caused the re moval of H. A. Getz's fine tailoring 125 W. Third to 112 W. Third street. Sullivan and Corbett at Hazard's Pa vilion. Arrangements have been made to re ceive the returns of the Sullivan-Cor bett fight at Hazards pavilion, Wednes day evening, September 7th. There will be a direct wire from Hazard's pa vilion to tbe Olympic club ring side, at New Orleans, and each round wiii be re ceived, together with all news from the > great fight. Pools will be sold at the > theater. Admission, 25 cento.