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VOL. XXXIX.-NO. 87. SOLE AGENT STEINWAY PIANOS EMERSON PIANOS GABLER PIANOS WEBSTER PIANOS PEASE PIANOS PACKARD ORGANS 221 S. BROADWAY. CRYSTAL PALACE^HiiAiNst Cheapest and Most Reliable House in the City. See These Prices. They Stand Above Competition. CHINA CUSPIDORES Rflpf^ ( With fine decorations.) KJ\J\J VO LEMONADE SETS.. Qflpf^ ( Crystal blown with silvered tray.) \J\J\J VO WINE SETS. SOptS ( Blown and engraved. Six glasses and decanter.) \J\J\J UO CHAMBER SETS 0 OR ( Decorated English ware.) l-L*Li\J HANGING LAMPS 2 2^ i With large burners.) tUtCJKJ PIANO LAMPS fi 7*") ( With Rochester burners and silk-fringed shades.) . The Greatest Bargains are our DINNER SETS. AA OR ( Fine Englieh ware in new and stylish decorations.) IWtIU MEY BERG BROTHERS. A CARD TO THE PUBLIC. HAVING decided to close out our entire winter stock in OVERCOATS, SUITS and UNDERWEAR, we will, FOR THE NEXT THIRTY DAYS, allow A DISCOUNT OF 20% FOR SPOT CASH PURCHASES. We feel that it is unnecessary for us to lay any great stress on the genuineness of this offer, as our past mode of dealing with the public is a sufficient guarantee for what we say. All of our goods are marked in plain figures, and the above discount will be made on all goods bought. MULLEN, BLUETT & CO. BROKEN LOT SALE CLOTHING! Men's, a avOYer- PalltS 'd Suits. TRADE MARK. Vests. 1 THE GREAT RUSH before Christmas left us with a number of broken lines of Clothing, which we are offering at prices lower than ever given the public before. We have your size left, if not in one style in an other. Remember, these goods cannot be duplicate en this coast for anywhere near the money. THE POOR MAN'S FRIEND, 132 N. Main St. All Goods Marked in Plain Figures. If Yon Have Defective Eyes And value them, consult ns. No case of del <" ■ tlve vision where glasses are required is too complicated for us. The correct adjustment of frames is qnile as Important as the perfect fit ting of lenses, and the scientific fitting and making of glasses and franv s is our only busi ness (specialty). Have satisfied others, will satify you. We use electric power and arc the only house here that grinds glasses to order. Established 18S2. 9. tt. MARBHUTZ, Leading Scientific Opti cian, (Specialist,) 167 N. Spring, opp. old Couri Honse. Don't fo-«et the number. Stimson Mill Co., Wholesale and Retail LUMBER DEALERS PUGET SOUND PiNE and HUMBOLDT REDWOOD. Office and yard, coiner Third street and Santa Fe avenue, Los Angeles. Tel. 94. 12111 yr OIL LANDS 1 will sell from 200 to 500 acres of the abov rancho. This land joins the Puente Oil Com pan y's land on the east. 12-4 lm P. C. TONNER, Pomona, Ca BUILDERS' EXCHANGE Cor. Broadway and Second. Open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5 ;30 p.m. Of ficial business meelings every Wednesday at 2 p.m. J. M. GRIFFITH, President. JOMM secretary. 3-19 6m FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 6, 1893. UNANIMOUS FOR WHITE. "Our Steve" Polls the Full Party Vote. The Caucus Nominates Him for Senator. All of the 59 Votes Given Him on Second Ballot. Only Two More Needed to Elect Him. One of ■ These Is Assured and the Other Is Not an Impossibility. The following telegram received at the Hkbald offlce last night explains itself: Sacramento, Jan. sth. Editors Herald, Los Angeles: White received full party vote, 59, at caucus. A. W. Bakbett. The foregoing dtepateh was later sup plemented by the Associated Press, as follows: Sacramento, Jan. 5. —The Democratic caucus had 59 present. Carkon, Inde pendent, did not go in. The first ballot resulted: White, 46; Wilson of Te hama, 7; Lynch, 6. The second ballot was unanimous for White. SACRAMENTO GOSSIP. The Senatorial Situation and Legisla tive Hatters. By the Associated Press.l San Francisco, Jan. 5. —A Sacramento special says: It was resolved by the assembly that when adjournment was taken today it should be in respect to the memory of Gen. John W. Boat, once surveyor-gen eral and twice a member of the legisla ture. The assembly will adjourn over until Monday to give the speaker a chance to make up h is committees. Including Burke, non-partisan from San Francisco, the Democrats have (10 votes on joint ballot. Sixty-one votes are necessary to a choice and there are no indications aa yet where the extra vote is to come from. The eight Popu lists, with one Independent from San Diego, have the balance of power. Stephen M. White will be nominated by the Democratic caucus tonight. T. V. Cator ia the nominee of the People's party and it ia expected either Charles N. Felton or D. M. Burnß will receive the Republican complimentary vote. Carlson, Independent, from San Diego, has not said how he will vote, bnt great efforts are heiug made to induce him to vote for White. Senator Dunn of San Francisco ie not satisfied with the way he haa been treated and iB freely expressing hia opinion. He signed the caucus call, but did ao unwillingly. Certain patron age was promised in San Francisco for hia friendahip, but hia friends have riot got their places. Senator Mitchell and Assemblymen Boyceand Cusick expreei tbe same opinion, and Schlesinger is an other dissatisfied one. SENATE AND ASSEMBLY. A I,lltie. Wnslness Transacted and Both Mouses Adjenrned to Monday, Sacramento, Jan. 5. —In the senate this morning Lieutenant-Governor Red dick announced but two committees— on attaches, contingent expenses and milgage—consisting of Streeter, Maher, Broderick, Wilson and Ames, and on state library and rules, Ragedale, Hart and Seewell. Langford and Ostrom each offered joint resolutions favoring the Nicaragua canal. Referred to the committee on federal relations. • 1 Ostrom offered a joint resolution in of the anti option bill pending in congresa. Referred to the committee on agriculture. Recess. In the afternoon an attempt was made to begin the introduction of bills, but it was voted down. The senate then adjourned until Mon day. The assembly today allowed over $1100 for services and mileage to temporary officers and attaches. Bledsoe and Carlson presented con current and joint resolution! relative to the Nicaragua canal. John Cramer was appointed filing clerk to the aergeant-at-arms; Wm. I. Bell, bill clerk; Charles A. Flynn, as sistant bill clerk—all three from San Francisco. Miss Crawford of Lake couuty waß appointed assistant, filing clerk. A resolution to allow each committee $Hi worth of stationery was laid on the table. Recess until afternoon. At tbe afternoon session the speaker announced the appointment of a large number of pages, messengers, porters and clerks. Speaker Gould announced the death, at Merced, of Hon. J. W. Boat, once sur veyor-general of the state and ex-mem ber of the legislature, and a resolution that when the assembly adjourns, it be out of respect to his memory, carried. Adjourned until Monday. Governor Russell's Message. Boston, Jan. s.—Governor Ruseell to day sent hia official address to the leg islature. He recommends legialation to define the object and limit the amount of expenditure! for election purposes, and stringent laws to repress lobbying. The legislature ia asked to memoralize congress on behalf of reciprocity with Canada. The other matters dealt with are only of local interest. Bate Will Succeed Himself. Nabhvillb, Term., Jan. s.—The Dem ocratic members of the legislature held a caucus to nominate a candidate for United States senator tonight. Senator W. H. Bate was nominated. The nom ination ie equivalent to eleceion. Whitney Will Not Be In It. New York, Jan. s.—Wm. 0. Whitney today said all he knew of Cleveland's cabinet was the fact that he (Whitney) would not be in it. MICHIGAN POLITICS. Senator Stocnbrldire Nominated to Bnc eeed Himself. Lansing, Mich., Jan. s.—At the cau cus tonight the Republicans nominated Senator Stockbridge to succeed himself ai senator from Michigan. Governor Rich delivered hia inaugural message to the legislature today. He makes a plea for good roads; criticizes the Miner election law; favors two boards of election inspectors to facilitate the count of the vote; aske that legiti mate campaign expenses be defined; suggests au effective quarantine against cholera, and the gradual abolishment of grade crossings. Among the recommendations of the retiring Governor Winans' message are the following: An increase of the ca pacity of the state university to accom modate all who desire to come; the establishment of a public road system ; placing building and loan associations under state supervision; the abolish ment of free railroad passes to legis lator!. THE KANSAS SITUATION. Democrats Hold the Balance or Power and Mean to Exercise It. Topeka, Kan., Jan. 5. —The supreme court this afternoon decided the Stubbs- Roaenthal legislative contest in favor of Stubba, Republican. Thia virtually in aures the Republicans the organization of the house. In joint session the partiea would be divided thna: Republicans, 74; Popu lists, 71; Democrats, 6—giving a clear opposition to the Republicana of two. Thia majority, however, ia not a harmo nioua one except in its opposition to Republicanism. It would be an easy matter to combine it on the question it will have to decide, viz.: the aenator abip. Five Democrats hold the balance of strength. They recognize their power and will utilize it in a strong en deavor to elect a Democrat to succeed Senator Perkins. THE COMING MAN. Watterion Says Carlisle Will Be Presl ident After Cleveland. St. Louis. Mo., Jan, 5. —Henry Wat terson speaking today of the attitude of John G. Carlisle toward the Cleveland administration, said: "You can state, as my belief, that Mr. Carlisle will ac cept the proffered portfolio of the treas ury. This will entail an actual sacrifice on the part of Carlisle, for, as secretary, his expenses wonld be greater than his income. As senator he can supplement his salary by law practice. As secretary he could not." "If Mr. Carlisle administers the treas ury as the country has reason to expect he will," continued Mr. Watterson, "ho power on earth can keep him out of the presidency, if he wants it." THE NEBRASKA DEADLOCK. There In Mow a Possibility of Its Being Broken. Lincoln, Neb., Jau. 5. —The house ie ready to canvass the vote on state elec tion, but can do nothing else till the senate, which ie still deadlocked, organ izes and meets with the house in joint session for the purpose. Omaha, Neb., Jan. s.—There is now a possibility of the deadlock in tbe senate being broken tomorrow. Senators Ko beck and McDonald served notice on their Republican colleagues tonight that they intended to withdraw from the cancus. This caused a sensation. There was also an independent caucus over the allegations that certain members were not acting in good faith, and there now seems a possibility of a coalition of tbe anti-monopoly members and the organ ization of the senate irrespective of party lines. A DEADLOCK IN COLORADO. The Senate in a Muddle Over Its Organization. Dunvir, Col., Jan. 5. —The senate has resolved itself into a deadlock and how it will get out of the muddle none can tell. Seven Democrats, known aa the "white wings" faction, have the balance of power and declare they wjll have a large proportion of the offices or not proceed further with business. It ia reported tonight that a combina tion will be formed between the Repub licans and Democrats whereby the sen ate can be organized. Tbe house of rep resentativea met.a -d without delay pro ceeded with the work of completing organization, after which an adjourn ment was taken until tomorrow. THE TEXAS SENATORSHIP. Kills Stands Some Chance of Not Being Re-Elected. Austin, Tex,, Jan, s.—The legislature will convene Tuesday. Both houses are overwhelmingly Democratic, and the Hogg faction ia in complete control. The seesfon will elect a United Statea senator to succeed Mills, now filling Reagan's unexpired term. Mills will probably have a walk-over, though there are rvnuora of a deal between Gov ernor Hogg and ex-Governor Ireland, by which Ireland ie to succeed .Mills and Hogg succeed Coke two yeara hence. Montana's New Administration. Helena, Mont., Jan. 6. —Both houses of the legielature adjourned ebortly after hearing the governor's meeaage today. Nothing can be done until the commit tees on rules report. 'IMb ia looked for tomorrow. Governor Rickarda' first meeaage compares favorably witty those of hia predecessors. It ia exhauetive in ita treatment of atate issues and pro nounced in favor of important meaaurea. Cockrell Renominated. Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 6. —The Democratic joint caucus of the general assembly tonight renominated F. M. Cockrell for United Statea senator by acclamation, starting him on hie fourth term. The effort to endorse Governor Francis for a cabinet position was de feated by tbe chairman adjourning the caucua. The Fight in Wyoming. Cheyenne, Wyo., Jan. 6. —The sen atorial fight in this state waxes warmer ac the convening of the legislature draws nearer. Ex-Governor Geo. W. Baxter is plainly in the lead. Successful men secure fine tailoring with pleasing fit from H. A. Oetz, 112 West Third atreet. MRS. MAYBRICK A MARTYR Gail Hamilton Goes for Mr. Gladstone. She Says the Grand Old Man Is a Murderer. An Innocent American Woman Dy ing in Woking Prison. Her Blood Will Be on the Head of the British Premier Unless He Or ders Her Immediate Release. By the Associated Press. Boston, Jan. 5 —"In the name of (iod I arraign yon, tbe head of the British government, for the murder of Florence Elizabeth Maybrick, now dying in tbe convict prison at Woking." So writeß Miss Abigail Dodge, the authoress known to the literary world as Gail Hamilton, to Rt. Hon. William E. Gladstone, prime minister of Great Britain. Miss Dodge declares there is no evidence of the imprisoned woman's guilt, and shames the great government for binding the feeble hands ot a woman in a living tomb, and demanding more evidence of her innocence. After reproaching the British government, and the home office in particular, for its barbarons action, Miss Dodge declares they are guilty of deliberate murder. ©losing Bhe aaye: "But if there be a God who makes and notes the ways of thia world; who heara the voice of innocent blood crying unto Him from the ground ; it ia better to be the young wife and mother, perishing in Woking prison, than the prime minister of the government which works her torture and her alaughter." A BLAZE IN PITTSBURG. Valuable Business and Residence Prop erty Destroyed. Pittsbub.6, Pa., Jan. s.—Fire broke out tonight in a large brick building oc cupied by the Collins Cigar company, and before the flames- could be subdued the structure was entirely destroyed, together with three other five story buildings and a residence on Pennsylvania avenue. The buildings destroyed were occupied by P. Duff & Sons, commission merchants ; Cavitt & Pollock, lamps and fancy imported goods; Booth & Fiynn, contractors, and numerous offices. The losses at mid night are estimated from a quarter to half a million dollars. Keech's immense installment house and the Weatinghouse machine shops were on fire several times, but the good work ofe the fire departments saved them. At 11 '30 o'clock the walls of the Duff building fell with a crash, burying the old Verner mansion, adjoining. Fortunately the family had deserted the house before the walls came down, and so far aB known no one was injured, but many valuable paint ings and works of art were destroyed. The total loss is $338,000, covered by insurance. HO FOR SAN JUAN. Many People Going to the Placers and None Coming Back. Durango, Colo., Jan. s.—Every train brings in new arrivals, who "outfit" here and pull out at once for the placers. The first relief trip of the stage, which consists of four Concord coaches and 32 horses, was made into Dolores thia afternoon. The driver did not bring back anyone, and all report excitement high, but no trouble has yet occurred. A Real Tragedy. Eiom, 111., Jan. 5. —Mahlom Jones, a teacher in the high school at Hamp shire, died today from a dagger wound inflicted by Rosa Schultz, a handsome young teacher in the aame town. She wae the heroine and he the villain in a drama presented by an amateur theatii cal company of which both were mem bers, and in the excitement of the pub lic presentation, she plunged the dagger with which she was supposed to kill bim, into his breast. The Little Rock Plague. Washington, Jan. s.—Surgeon-Gen eral Wyman haa received a report from Surgeon Giddings, sent to Little Rock, Ark., to investigate the disease in the convict camp there. After describing the filthy condition of the camp and surroundings, ho givea the opinion that, the deaths there were due either to poison or contaminated water, with fll'h and overcrowding, probably the latter. A Fake of the First Water. Chattanooga, Term., Jan. 5. —A spe cial from Bakereville says tbe etory of the horrible killing of six people, aa reported in the papers today ia a "fake" of the first water. No eucli occurrence haa taken place, and the people of that locality are at a loss to understand why the story waa told. -JUe Fire in Omaha. Omaha, Neb., Jan. s.—Fire tonight in the composing room on the second floor of the Omaha Printing company's build ing communicated to the bindery on tbe third floor and storage rooms on the fourth. Within two hours the building waa completely gutted, entailing a loss of $100,000, partly covered by insurance. Republicans to Be Unseated. Augusta, Me., Jan. 5. —It ia atated that an effort will be made by leading Democrats to have certain Republican members of the legislature unseated under the section ol the new ballot law which forbids any candidate to act as" an election officer. > boat* Once lost. It ia difficult to restore the hair. Therefore bo warned in time, lest yon become bald. Skoukuin root hair grower stops falling hair. Sold by druggißta. 500 canary birds and cages tor Christmas presents, st No. 134 West Fourth street. PRICE FIVE CENTS. HARRISON'S HEALTH. A Report That the President I* in Dan ger of Physical Collapse Chicago, Jan.6.—The Herald's Wash ington correspondent Bends the follow ing: The friends of President Harrison, who have had occasion to see and talk with him of late, are very much con cerned about his condition, and express fear that his health will break down be fore the close of his administration. It is sa ; d the president's health is tbe chief argument used by bis friends to have him accept the overtures made by Stan ford university, to go to California, and that it is not at all unlikely that he will agree to deliver a course of lectures for that institution. Washington, Jan. s.—ln view of the statement published that President Har rison's health is failing and likely to break down before his term of office is closed, Postmaster General Wana mak er was questioned as to the fact, and he eaid th« president waß in perfect health and had not in four years been away from hia desk on accoiiut of per sonal sickness. He had for months been out in the wilderness of suffering and the shadow of it liijc-rs for a long time upon a nature that litis as deeply as bis. , Little Martena Harrifon continues to improve, but the White flense ie still quarantined, and big placards contain ing the information that contagion ex ists within are displayed at the en trances to the private port o( the man sion. When th*: quarantine against the White House ia removed it is probable that the president will tske a few days' recreation in duck shooting. THE NEXT SEN AT E. Republicans Bent Jon Getting Control of It by Hook or Crook. Washington, Jan. 5. —The Republican senators met in caucus thia morning to consider the order of business. The initial steps were taken toward the be ginning of a bitter fight for the control of toe next senate. If there has been aDy belief that the Republicans in tended permitting the organization of the next senate to go by default, that belief is shattered by tbe action taken today. The committee consisting of Teller, Hoar, Mitchell, Chandler and Higgins, all Republican members of the com mittee on privileges and elections, waa appointed to take special charge of the subject of organizing the next senate, and incidentally thereto the matter of the election of in the western states where a fight, ie cow on._ The senators are all astute pol iticians and will see that nothing is done to jeopardize the chances of the Republicans, and will prepare all the cases, so that in the event ol contepts, which are inevitable, the beet possible front can be made. • The question of order |of business is secondary to the more important matter of organization, and a committee was appointed, in the persona of Senators Sherman, Frye, Dolph, Cullom, Piatt, Washburn, and Quay. Tbfv will can- VAse tho situation and report at another caucus to be called early next week. SEALERS SURPRISED. A Seized Schnonor Condemned hy the Canadian Court. Victoria, 8.C., Jan. s.—Chief Justice Begbie this morning gave judgment in the caee of the Crown va. the schooner o:car and Hattie, agaiiißt the schooner. The chief justice held that her seizure was perfectly legal and there fore ordered that the schooner and cargo be condemned. The judgment came like a thunderbolt to sealers who had expected that the schooner would he discharged. The owners of the Bchooner, in their statement of defense, claimed that the schoont r went to Atu for water and was seized while taking water, and further, that, there were no seals within several hundred miles of" Atu. It is probable th;U the case will be taken to the higher court. r __ MISSED THE MARK. A Bullet Intended for a Mhwlc Lodged iv a Man's Heart. Modksto, Cal., Jan. 5 —The mystery Btirrounding the killing of Lafayette Steele at hia ranch while plowing on Tuesday afternoon has probably been cleared up. At the inquest Fred Rey nolds, a neighboring farmer, testified that at about the time of the killing he had fired at a hawk in a tree, distant over half a mile, with a Winchester rifle, and missed tbe maik. The bullet in Steele's heart aud tne one from Reynolds' rifle correspond in every par ticular. No arreßt will be made. Excitement Over a Bank Failure. Redwood Fai ls, Minn., Jan. 5. —Ex- citement runs high at Fairfax over the Bank of Fairfax failure. The r.sbigni c has not made a statement, hut the lia bilities are vry huge and the s«;ets, very small. Messrs. Giay siid Beard are cor.finpd in the viilnge lock up iv charge of tbe Renville county offi cers. An attempt was made to blow up the lockup with dynamite, but the fuse went out before reaching the ex plosive. Assignee Brown Is having: dif ficulty in securing the H 50,000 bonds demanded. Amendments of tlie Wright Law. San Diego, Jan. 5.— W. S. Montgom ery left today for the state convention of iriigation districts at Sacramento. He will propose an an,endmer.t lo the Wright law to consolidate districts for Durpoeea of economical management, and another to enable them to dispose ol property they may not need. Winter in lowa. Marshactown, la., Jan. 5.—A terrific gale raged here the latter part of the night, dri'tiiig the snow co all trains were greatly delayed today. Prospects are for a very cold night. Indiana Legislature. Indianapous, Jan. s.—The general assembly wae called to order at noon. James B. Curtis was sworn in as speaker. Other membets took tbe oath of office. The houEe adjourned. St. John at Nan Dl go. San Diego, Jan. 5. -Ex Governor St. John of Ksnsas has airived hereto spend the winter in Southern California. To quickly relieve Neuralgia Headache i Use Bromo-Seltzer—loo a bottle.