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MARYGOLD'S MUSIC STORE, No. 221 South Broadway. AN ELEGANT STOCK OF STEINWAY PIANOS, c-abler nam, - PACKARD ORGANS, IN FANCY WOODS AND CASES, ALL DIRECT FROM THE FACTORIES. GEO. S. MARYGOLD, SOLE AGENT. MATLOCK & REED, AUCTIONEERS, 120<4 SOUTH SPRING SPRING ST., We buy or sell on cuisignment all kluds of Merchandise, Furniture cr Livestock. Come and sco us before selling. Pay highest cash price. RAMONA CONVENT, LO3 ANGELES COUNTY,;CAL., A branch of the Convent of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Oakland, Cal. This institution, conducted by the Sisters of the Holy Mime ', occupies one of the most pic turesque sites in the S*n Gabriel valley. It has features ol excollenoe that specially ricoa tnend lt to pub ie parronage. The course of study embraces the various branches of a solid, useful and ornamental education, For particu lar* app y to the LADY SUPERIOR. 8-4 2m -}[ WE ARE ie- NOW READY -31 FOR \(r- FULL BUSINESS! NEW STYLES IN SUITS ! NEW STYLES IN PANTS! NEW STYLES IN OVERCOATS! 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BUILDERS' EXCHANGE Cor. Broadway and Second- Open daily from 730 a.m. to 5;30 p.m. Of ficial business mee'ings every Wednesday at 2 p.m. J. M. GRIFFITH, president. JOHN SPIERS. Secretary. 8-19 6m U j j TtfD OPTICIAN, Eyes atte u • IL ALILU, accurately with BPEOTA ' CLES or EYE GLASSES by tbe latest methods. Fine lenses a spei laity Microscopes, telescopes, hydrometers, barome ters, thermometers, co i pisses, microscopic ob jects, lantern slides, etc. Glasses ground to order. Repairs promptly done. No. 126 South bpring St., Los Angoles, 0-29 3m PIONEER TRUOK CO? Successors to McLaln & Lehman, —PROPRIETORS OF THE — Pioneer Truck & Transfer Co. Piano and Safe Moving a Specialty. Telephone 137 8 Market St. Los Angeles Cal. lei tf TEN PAGES. WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 7, 1892. BLAINE BLOWS HIS BAZOO. The Maine Oracle on the Is sues of the Campaign. He Writes a Letter in Lieu of Taking the Stump. Great Credit Due to Himself for the Reciprocity Policy. He Seems to Agree With Harrison on That Point—Tariff and Currency the Linen the Kejmbllcana Should Fight Upon. By the Associated Press.] Augusta, Me., Sept. 6.—The follow ing letter from Hon. James G. Blame to Chairman Manley, of the Republican state committee, was made public to day: Bar Harbor, Me., Sept. 3, 1892. Hon. Job. 11. Manley, Chairman, etc., Augus ta, Me. My Dear Sir—Not being able, for reasons which I explained to you, to de liver public speeches in the present campaign, I take the liberty of submit ting my views on the issues which I re gard as being the strongest for the Re publicans to urge before the people. First—The issue of the greatest conse quence is tbe tariff on imports, and it will continue to be until a settlement is effected by a majority co large that it will be tantamount to a general acqui escence. The Republicans are aggress ive on this subject. Two years ago tbey passed a general enactment known as the McKinley tariff, which for a time failed to meet with popular approval, and was regarded with a certain degree of distrust by those who always up held the protective system. But a pow erful reaction has come in consequence of the vindication of the McKinley tariff, by experience. It is found to have worked admirably, and withiu the past year produced a greater volume of business, internal and external, export and import, than the United Stateß ever transacted before. Notwithstand ing the character and extent of the op position to it, agriculture is remunera tive, manufactures are prosperous and commerce is more nourishing than at any previous time, thus vindicating the McKinley tariff by an impressive and undeniable series of facts. Against this tariff the Democratic party has taken a position almost with out a parallel in the history of the country. They reject entirely the doc trine of protection; pronounce it a fraud, and anathematize it generally. A resolution to this effect was adopted by the Democratic convention against the report of the committee on resolution s, by a two-thirds vote, thus manifesting the intelligent participation of every man in the convention. Some times a resolution may be adopted in haste or just as a convention is adjourning, and may thus fail to receive the attention of the members. But this resolution was debated pro and con, adopted after a contest, and perfectly understood by the members of the convention. It con tained these words: "We denounce the Republican pro tection as a fraud upon the labor of the great majority of the American people for the benefit of a few. We declare it a fundamental principle of the Demo cratic party that the federal government has no constitutional power to impose and collect tariff duties except tor reve nue only. We demand that the collec tion of such taxes be limited to the ne cessities of the government when hon estly and economically administered." If anyone will take the trouble to read the resolutions by which Mr. Calhoun sought to defend his nullification scheme, in 1833, he will find the tariff platform of the Democratic party in general harmony therewith; and if he examines the subject further, he will discover that the duties in the compro mise tariff which reconciled Mr. Cal houn, and appeased his angry followers in South Carolina, were of a more com prehensive character than those con templated in the Democratic platform of 1892. The Democrats are in the habit of naming Jefferson as the founder of their party ; and yet, on the subject of the tariff, they are in radical opposition to the principles laid down by Jefferson. Toward the close of his administration revenue from tariff on imports produced a considerable surplus, and the ques tion was as to what should be done. Should the tariff be reduced, or should this surplus be maintained? Jefferson pointedly aeked: "Shall we suppress imposts and give that advantage to for eign over domestic manufactures?" For himself he recommended that "imposts be maintained, and the surplus created should be appropriated to the improve ment of roads, canals, rivere, and edu cation." If the constitution did not give suf ficient power to warrant these appro priations, Jefferson went so far as to recommend that it be amended. This presents the strongest condition of affairs upon which a protective tariff can be justified, and Jefferson did not hesitate to recommend it. The Demo crats of the present day, it is needless to say, are in direct opposition to the policy which Jefferson thus outlined and adhered to. Second, when the principle of recipro cal trade was first proposed being intro duced into the tariff system, the Demo crats showed a most generous apprecia tion of the question, and gave it their support, bo long as the Republicans re fused to accept it, but when tho Repub licans came to approve of it, Demo cratic support vanished, and instead of favoring, we find the Democratic na tional convention passing a resolution hoctile to the system. But in spite of Democratic opposition we attained, through reciprocity, new and valuable trade, and the system has demonstrated its many advantages. We were about to declare sugar, molasses, coffee and hides free of all'duties in the McKinley bill, but ins lead of that we passed a law by which we asked the sev eral nations interested what they would give to have those articles made free. We found that the privileges which we were about to give, without cost and without charge, would secure large trade in Brazil, in Cuba and Porto Rico, in the Windward and Leeward islands, in British Guiana and Jamaica, San Do mingo and the five Central American states, and to a minor degree in Austria, France and Germany—all in exchange for articles which we intended to gra tuitously admit. The free list of the McKinley tariff is larger in the number of articles and in the aggregate amount of their import value than the dutiful list. What would have been the result to the United States if every article, before it was put on tbe free list, had been made a subject of inquiry, to see what we would get in exchange for it? We omitted to do bo for many years, and that neglect cost the government advan tages in trade which would have amounted to tens of millions of dollars. This is the whole of the reciprocity scheme. It is very plain and very sim ple. It secures valuable trade in ex change for articles otherwise destined to be put on the free lißt. The Demo cratic party think they can discredit it, and they make an effort, apparently for the unpatriotic reason that tbey did not originate it. With all its calamities, the war brought ns one great blessing, a na tional currency. There are many who will cay it is worth the cost of the war to bring about so auspicious a result to capital and labor. Prior to the war, we had the worst currency system of any enlightened nation in the world. State banks, with some exceptions, are thor oughly irresponsible. They existed by thousands in the United States. Whenever one of them failed, the result was large loss and great distress among tbe people. No one was responsible for the bills, and they were generally found scattered in the pockets of the laboring man, to whom they were a total loss, without any redemption whatever. Of these state banks it was often truly said that they caused debts to measure their profits. They caused an aggregate loes of hundreds of millions of dollars among the poor. Since the close of the war, all this is different. Every paper dollar that cir culates among the people has the United States behind it as a guarantee. All the banks that exist are under tbe control of the national government, and if they fail as financial institutions, the government takes care that their bills shall be paid by securities deposited in tbe government vaults. Under these circumstances it is a mat ter for extraordinary surprise that the Democratic conventions should deliber ately pass resolutions for the revival of Btate banks. The palpable effect of tbis policy, if carried out, would be to cheat the poor man out of his daily bread. If state banks be adopted and their circu lation attain a large issue, no device could be more deadly for the deception and despoilment of all the commercial and laboring classes. How the Demo cratic convention came to make such a declaration, who is its author, what in telligent purpose ie in it, will remain a mystery. | I have heard the argument adduced .fbat v/e would koep the money at home if state banks were instituted; but we should keep it at home because it would he so worthless that nobody would take it abroad. Were the system of state banks revived, we would again have dis counts at state lines; large charges for drafts on financial centers, and general suspicion of every bill offered in pay ment, with a liquidation every few years that would be a destructive loss to tbe innocent holders of bills, and a corre sponding profit to the parties owning the banks. Three iesues, which I have given, are the issues on which I would arraign the Democratic party. I would not multi ply issues nor be diverted by our op ponents from steadfast adherence to, and a constant presentation of these questions before the people, until every voter is mad': to know and understand their true and weighty significance. Very sincerely yours, James G. Blame. ON I. V ONE IN FOUR. An Attempted Quadruple Tragedy Falls in Execution. St. Louis, Sept. 6. —An attempted quadruple tragedy ended this afternoon with but one fatality. C. W. Lewis, a dissolute painter, whose wife left him some time ago, called at her father's home, where ehe was living, and aeked to see his baby. His wife's sister. Miss McGuigan, brought out the baby, and Lewis, drawing a revolver, attempted to shoot the child. Miss McGuigan seized the pistol by the muzzle and received a painful wound in the band. Mrs. Lewis then rushed out and her husband fired at her, inflicting a painful wound in the thigh. She fell, crying out that ehe was killed, and Lewis, believing he had completed his intended mission, blew out his own brains. NORTH DAKOTA I>K MOCK ATS. The Fnsionlsts Knocked Out Except for One Presidential Elector. Fargo, N. D., Sept. 6.—The Demo cratic state convention met this morn ing and selected for presidential electors J. B. Kenton of Fargo, W. N. Roach ot Laramore, and John Roundebeit. There was somewhat of a fight over Roundebeit owing to the fact that be is on the People's party ticket, but Colonel Ben ton declared that Roundebeit would vote for Grover Cleveland. It was de cided that the Btate committee should fill all the vacancies on the ticket. For congress, James F. O'Brien, of Devil's Lake, was nominated, and the advocates of fusion were knocked out. Connecticut Republicans. New Haven, Ct., Sept. 6.—The Re publican state convention met here to night and perfected a temporary organ ization, with Speaker Paige chairman, after which an adjournment was taken until tomorrow. The ticket to be named will be headed by Gen. Samuel E. Mer win, of New Haven, for governor. A Sensational Mare. Cleveland, 0., Sept. 6.—The fall meeting of the driving park association opened today. The sensation of the day was the performance of Neroquette, a 4-year-old, in the 2:18 class. She not only trotted three heats under 2:16, but in the third heat beat the track record by a quarter of a second. The building boom has caused the re moval of H. A. Getz's fine tailoring 125 W. Third to 112 W. Third street. ■ TEN PAGES. A BAD MAN FROM TEXAS. Tragical End of the Garfield Park Troubles. A Raid by the Police Results in Loss of Life. Two Police Officers Killed By a Mil lionaire Turfman. The Latter Also Killed ln the Melee—ls Chicago's Mayor or tbe Chief* of Police a Perjurer—A Prime Sensation. By the Associated Press. 1 Chicago, Sept. 6. —Two men dead, one of them a millionaire; another dying, and the open question as to whether Chicago's mayor or its superintendent j of police is a wilful perjurer, are today's results of the attempt to close the Gar field park race-track. The dead men are James M. Brown, of Fort Worth, Texas, a prominent western turfman; Police Officer John Powell; and Henry McDowell, another officer, will die. Both officers fell before Brown's revol ver. Who killed the millionaire turf man is not exactly ascertained as a dozen officers were firing at him, in cluding McDowell, who, notwithstand ing the fact that bis life was ebbing fast, raised himself upon his elbow and fired repeatedly at the man who laid him low. HOW IT ALL CAME ABOUT. Shortly after 3 o'clock a large body of police, under Inspector Lewis, appeared at the gates to make a third raid upon the park, in obedience to warrants taken out by Thomas Winsor. Seven wagon loads of officers rolled rapidly down the , track toward the grand-stand, and men and women made wild breaks for liberty. The police paid no attention to the flee- i ing spectators, but quickly surrounded i the betting ring and judges' stand, gath- , ing in all the officials of tbe track who could be found. A detachment of ofii- ' cers was then sent to the stables tc gather in the grooms and jockeys. J. M. ' Brown was standing upon the roof of ] one of the stables, together with Bob ; Rice, another well-known racing man. Brown had repeatedly said, during former raids, that he would allow no man to arrest him so loDg as he had not violated the law. Officer Powell hailed Brown, and asked him to come down.j a "What for?" said Brown. "So I can arrest you," replied Powell. WOULD NOT BE ARRESTED. Brown replied curtly that he would not come and would not be arrested, and when the officer started around the building Brown quickly sprang to the ground and walked rapidly toward the gate opening on Fortieth street. Powell followed closely after, and Brown began to run, paying|no attentionjto the officer's call that unless he halted be would be fired upon. Powell finally drew a re vol and fired over Brown's head. Brown instantly wheeled around, his revolver flashed in the sun, he fired, and Powell fell forward on his face—dead. Brown fled rapidly along Fortieth street, and Officer McDowell, hearing the shots and seeing bis comrade fall, ran after him. Brown darted into a yard and around the side of an unfinished house. McDowell was a few seconds be hind him, and, instead of following Brown, turned around the house in the opposite direction. A HAND-TO-HAND ENCOUNTER. The two men came face to face in a narrow passageway. McDowell grasped Brown fiercely by the throat and bore him back against the fence, at the same time trying to hold Brown's arms so he could not raise tbe revolver still held in his hand. Brown struggled desperately, but could not break away. Finding his endeavor to raise his revolver likewise futile, he pushed its muzzle against the body of the officer and fired. With a cry of pain McDowell fell back, clasping his hands over his abdomen, through which the bullet had torn a ghastly hole. By this time a dozen officers were close at hand, and as Brown paid no at tention to their demands to surrender, some of them opened fire upon him. McDowell managed to raise himself up on one elbow, and with a determination to even up matters with tbe man who had shot him, opened fire from his re volver. Brown could not escape, and in a minute more a bullet crashed through his right lung, and another tore away his jaw and lower part of bis face. He fell to the ground mortally wounded, and after one or two convulsive strug gles to rise, expired. A MAN WITH A RECORD. Jamea M. Brown was a man with a record, and if McDowell dies, he will be the fourteenth man who has gone down before Brown's revolver. Brown was 52 years of age, a native of Kansas, but lived in Texas since boy hood. He was ten years sheriff of Lee county, and it is said all tbe killing he did was in an official capacity. He had been interested in the running|turf the last twenty-five years and had amassed a fortune. He leaves a widow and five children. Both Powell and McDowell were ex cellent officers, with good records. Powell leaves a widow and two children, McDowell has a wife. Chief McClaughry said tonight that the tragedy confirms his determination to close the track. Stephen A. Douglas, one of the chief's attorneys, says today's tragedy winds up the Garfield park raids. A QUESTION OF VERACITY. A question of veracity between Mayor Washburn and Chief McClaughry came up this morning in Justice Blume's court. Thirty-four men arrested in the first raid last week were on trial for running a place of amusement without license. The for the defense had subpoenaed Wty officials, with a -View to proving, oy tl that the opposition to Garfield paris from Edward Corrigan, proprietor ot the Hawthorne track, who iB anxioua to re move a rival from his path. When the ' mayor was asked if tbe proposition was ever made to him to close the Gar PRICE FIVE CENTS. field park track for a pecuniary consid eration, he said: 11 " A hout three weeks ago Chief of Po lice McClaughry told me that Jamea burke, who was interested in the Haw thorne track, had come to him ond told bim that they would pay big money if we closed up the Garfieid people." The mayor added that the chief told him Burke said if the Garfield park track was closed, the Hawthorne people would contribute $50,000 to the cam paign fund. THE MAYOR GIVEN THE LIE. When Chief McClaughry was called to the stand, and when asked if Burke ever suggested that the Hawthorne people would give $50,000 to have the Garfield track closed up, replied emphatically • "No, he never did." "Did you talk to the mayor about Burkes proposition to give $50,000 to the campaign fund if the Garfield track is closed?" "No. sir." "Did you ever take any advice from Burke?" "Yes, some; but I did not know until lately that he was a Hawthorne man." In reply to the reiterated question. Chief McClaughry emphatically stated that he had never talked to Mayor Washburne, as that gentleman had de clared he had, and said that any state ment to the contrary was false. * The cases were then postponed one day for argument. Mayor Washburne is very indignant over the fact that he has been given the lie by the chief of police, but refused to be interviewed. Chief McClaughry, when seen about the matter, said: "If the mayor says he was offered a bribe, perhaps it is true; he ought to know." This matter is the sensation of the day. VERMONT ELECTION. The Vote Shows n Republican Majority of About 21,000. White River Junction, Vt.,Sept. 6 — The election throughout the state today passed off quietly. Forty towns give Fuller (Rep.), 7235; Smalley, (Dem.), 2724; Allen (Pro.), 231; scatter ing, 232. The vote thus far shows a Republican decrease of 1770 or 20 per cent, and the Democratic de crease of five or two-tenths of one per cent., compared with 1888. Com pared with 1890, tbe Republi can increase is 1177 or 19 per cent., and the Democratic decrease 220, or 7 per cent. If the vote contin ues relatively the same as in the towns so far received, tbe Republican majori ty in the etate will be about 21.000. The vote from the largest towns has not yet been received, however. The Prohibition voto shows less change, when compared either with the vote of 1888 or 1890, than tha vote of Republicans or Democrats, although lit tle work was done throughout the state by tbe cold water advocates. Fuller's majority over Sraalley, thus far, is 9555, or over all, 8890. NEARING THE END. The Poet Whittier Gradually Sinking to Rest. Newburyport, Macs., Sept. 6.—Dr. F. A. Howe, who has charge of Whittier'a case, has just returned from the bedside of the sick poet. He makes the follow ing statement to an Associated Press reporter: "Mr. Whittier'a con dition has grown worse during the afternoon. He is entirely unconscious. His pulse is«ery rapid and feeble. He takes very little nourishment, and swal lows with great difficulty. Apparently, the end is not very far off." SAM SMALL SHOT. An Unknown Miscreant Puts a Ballet in. the Evangelist's Thigh. Vincennes, Ind., Sept. (s.—Rev. Sam Small, the well-known temperance evan gelist, who has been speaking in thia neighborhood several days, was at Ha zleton last night. A crowd of roughs broke up the meeting, and when Small went to the hotel some one tired a shot through the window, which struck him in the thigh, inflicting a serious wound. There is no clue to the miscreant. Assessments Raised. Sacramento, Sept. 6. —The state board of equalization this afternoon decided to raise the Sau Francisco assessment 20 per cent, Los Angeles 12>£ per cent, and Santa Barbara and San Bernardino each 5 per cent. The rate for tbe ensuing year is fixed at 43.4 cents on the $100. For the general fund, 23 9 cents; for the school fund, 17.1 cents; for the sink'ng and interest fund, 14 cents, and for the university, 1 cent. An Important Mining Deal. Deadwood, 8. D., Sept. 6.—The largest and most important mining deal in the history of the Black Hills has been con summated here between an English syndicate and the Bald Mountain min ing company. The deal involves the entire mining property of the company and their mammoth chlorinal works in the Bald Mountain mining district. The price paid was $400,000. The syndicate will at once begin mining operations on a large scale. Three Negroes Lynched. Paris, Texas, Sept. 6. —A courier from the country brings the newß that three negroes named Jack Walker, Bill Armor and John Ransom, were lynched nine miles east of here last night. The lynching was the reeult of a quarrel between negroes and whites several weeks ago. Great excitement prevails, but particulars are not obtainable. A Democratic Victory. Sr. Louis, Sept. C—Scattering returns from Arkansas indicate that yesterday's election resulted in a Democratic vic tory, notwithstanding the fusion in lo calities between Republicans and the third party. Crounse Goes Campaigning. Washington, Sept. o.—Assistant Sec retary of the Treasury Crounse will leave Washington today to open the campaign in Nebraska. His resignation has not yet been accepted by the president. 1 San Diego Democrats. 1 San Dieoo, Sept. fi.—The Democratic ■ county convention assembled today. ) Oscar Trippett was chosen chairman. 1 The convention then adjourned for tbe • committees to get ready to report.