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VOL. XXVI. A COLORED ACCOUNT About the Smallpox in This City, BY ONE OF THE STATE BOARD. Truth and Exaggeration Blended Artfully But Unfairly by Dr. Simpson. Associated Press DlsDatnhes to the HirAld. San Francisco, March 16.—Dr. Jas. Simpson, cf the State Board of Health, returned to this city to-day from Los Angeles, where he went last week with other members of the board for tbe pur. pose of inquiring concerning ibo small pox cases in Southern California. "We found," said Dr. Simpson this afternoon, "that the people of Los An geles are inclined to extreme secrecy concerning smallpox and the press there is as silent as possible. They seemed to consider that tbe visit of the State Board of Health was impertinent, and aay that they are able to take care of the disease themselves. Iv tbe community there are foncd two persons who are alive to the necessity for action. These are Mayor Workman and Chairman Rowan of the Board of Supervisors. TheCouncilmeu.who aremally tbe Board of Health, seem to think the matter of little consequence, and are inclined to speak of it as little as tbey possibly can. Tho Health Officer at Los Angeles con sidered it toe much trouble to re vac cinate anyone, and to examine those where the last vaccination was effectual, and he repeatedly stated that the dis ease is of no consequence, being of a light form and fully under control. My -opinion of the condition of affairs is that itisuow serious and likely to become more so unless more energy shall be dis played by the Los Angeles authorities than heretofore in dealing with the dis ease. The fact is tbat four weeks ago there was only one case, and now it ia admitted in Los Angeles that there have been forty cases. In, the meantime there are, in various parts of Los An geles, fifteen houses under quarantine, and there are thirteen patients in the smallpox hospital. Here are sixteen points in the city which may become centers for the spread of the disease un less great care is exercised. Some of the cases are on the tinest streets, on Hill street, for instance. Others are in Spanishtown. The smallpox hospital is very small and tbey are talking of an other, but that is uot built. Instead of the disease being stamped out, each point may become a center of infection. Cases have been principally among the local population and not among visitors. The Southern Pacitio Company has caused its employes to be vaccinated at its own expense. Tbe city of L m Ange les has vaccinated a great number of per sons. Dr. Kurtz told me that the tirst virus they received was almost barren of result, but now they have hotter virus and the results are better. Our action was resented by the local press. We were told that the local ordinance sufficed for the care of tbe city but I have found this ordinanca to be very loose and ineffectual. In fact, the care exercised has not been what it should be. There was one case of a man who was four days in the smallpox hospital, who was released when it was discovered that he had the measles. The first case came to Los Angeles from Mexico in February, This is easily traced. Iv the last part of February there were only twelve cases. Now there are forty reported. There have been several deaths. I had engage ments which demanded my return to the city at this time. The majority of the State Board of Health, Dr. Orme, Dr. Tyrrell, Dr. Cole and Dr Crowder, have fone from Los Angeles to San Diego, t is the intention of tho Board to place inspectors at San Pedro, where passengers go from Los Angeles to take the steamer up tbe (Joint, at Mojave, Colton and Indio. I do not thins; that the disease will be epidemic and extend throughout the State, if the Los Angeles local au thorities exercise duo diligence. There should be quarantine points at El Paso, Nogales and Yuma. iThe members of the Board who have gone to San Diego may proceed along the Mexican border for some distance. Iv conclusion,.l say yes, that the condition is serious. Ido not want to tell anything sensational, bnt just the facts as they shonld be known." Railroad Survey Completed. Port Costa, Maroh 16.—The survey of the Southern Pacific Company for a double track between Oakland and this place was completed to-day. St. Patrick's Day. The celebration of the anniversary of St. Patrick tbis afternoon will be a notable affair. City Attor ney J. C. Daly will officiate as President, and Hon. E. F. Spence aa orator of the day. A procession will be formed on Main street in front of Hi— bernia Hall, Downey Block, and march through the streets in the following or der: 1. Platoon of mounted polioe. 2. Full brass band. 3. A. O. H. 4. Carriage containing the President and Orator of the Day. 5. Citizens. The procession will start at 12:30 and pro ceed up Main street to Alameda; down Alameda to Sisters of Charity school; down Alameda to Aliso; up Aliso to Los Angeles; down Los Augeles to Commer cial; up Commercial to .Main; down Main to Fifth; np Fifth to Spring; up Spring to Turnverein Hall, where the following exercises will taks plaoe: , Ad dress by the President; oration by E. V. Spence. After the exercises the procession will re-form on Spring street and march up Spring to the A. H. Hall, where it will be dismissed. It is expected that all patriotic Irish men in the city will take part in the ex ercises, which will be very interesting. CRIMINALITIES. Yesterday's Record ol Business lv Police circles. Roxana Morgan, who was convicted of breaking two shells, was fined $1 yesterday by Justice Austin. The examination of Ed. Hays and Burt Frank, the bell-boys of the Nadeao House, who were captured in the rooms of Clara Morris ou Tuesday svening, took plaoe yesterday afternoon before Justice Austin. Both were held to an swer in $1000 bail before the Superior Court. . In tbe Pope's Presence. A lady in this city has just received a letter from her daughter in Rome, Italy, giving an account of an audience with the Pope at the Vatican. The follow ing extract will be read with interest.- Wednesday Mrs. S., Miss de IV, G. and I received our invitations lo the Pope's audience. Now, when I tell you that several Catholics in tbe house, and one of them with letters from a Cardinal aud an Archbishop, have been trying for weeks and have not yet sucoeeded in obtaining the same favor, yon can imag ine how fortunate we felt ourselves. * * * I think I told yon of an in terview Miss de B. and I had with Hon signer delle Volpe, one ot the most charming, courtly men I ever met. As I had a strong letter from Monsignor Ireland, he treated us with every atten tion. * * * He promised us we shonld have an audience and nobly ful filled his word. I received a oharming little note from Mr. Ca-sell, one of the Pope's Chamberlains, congratulating mo upon my success. Thursday at 11 o'clock we left for the Vatican dressed all in black—no gloves, no hat,but my big Spanish comb holding a lace mantilla on my head; no jewelry, but several strings of rosaries on our arms, which we desired blessed. lam sorry to say G. absolutely refused to go; he said he could kneel£to no man. lie had told the Chamberlain so before, and he refused to have his name banded in; but I did it quietly, hoping he would re lent. He told Mr. C— that, since being in Rome, he has so much higher an opinion of the Church, that he, being a Protestaut, could usurp no bles sing for which so many Catholics were anxiously awaiting, aud only thirty are allowed at each audience. Monsignor delle Volpe told me try to every way to have him come, hoping that tbe Holy Father's blessing would work wouders iv bringing bim into the faith, but G.s obstinacy proved stronger than my powers of persuasion. " '• * We reached tbe Vatican, passed numerous guard < with our magic permiaao, entered the first ante-ohamber, where several red-damask suited nnd gorgous individu als helped us to doff our cloaks; and then a black-clothed, solemn personage con ducted us through a beautifully furnished aud enormous chamber iuto a tapestry hung room, mignificently fresooed, where, with twenty-seven others, we watted the Pontiff's pleasure. While there, a pompous Cardinal passed from the presence of hia Uolinets, upon which all rose uutil he had passed through. After waiting some little time, the same solemn individual who had previously conducted us, summoned us onward, and we marched through a second waiting room, and then into the presence of the Holy Father, where we knelt upon entering, and again a second time as we reached the middle of the room; we were then conductod by Monsignor dolle Volpe to tbe bead of the Catholic Church—a frail, feeble old man, dressed entirely in white, seated upon a handsome throne, looking so kind and benevolent that an honest wish to kueel, as well as tbe de mands of etiquette, made me sink at his feet. Mrs. S aud Miss de B beld bis right hand, while with his left be held mine as kindly and lovingly as my own grandfather might have dove. When we knelt at his feet, all cere mony ceased. The monarch disappeared, a kindly old man taking his place. Upon being introduced by the Monsig nor, he said, in French: "Protestants! and from America!" and inquired just where we were from, aud asked where my husband was. I told him honestly, he could not come. Election of the Knights DYNAMITER STIETES GUILTY. An Immediate Conflict With Mexi can Soldiers Feared at Unpro tected Nogales, A. T. Associated Press Dlsatches to the Herald San Francisco, March 16. — The Grand Lodge of the Knights of Honor elected the following officers this after noon for the ensuing term: Thomas D. Riordan, San Framwoo, Grand Dictator; J. Soott Wilson, Son Francisco, Grand Vice-President; C. E. Adams, Sacra mento, Grand Assistant Dictator; C. H. M. Curry, Sen Francisco, Grand Re corder (re-elected); J. W. Rourke, Son Francisco, Grand Treasurer (re-elected); J. Mosorop, San Francisco, Grand Chaplain; Richard Faraday, San Franciso, Grand Guide; 8, J. Hall, Healdtburg, Grand Guardian; G. A. Wanamake, Grass Valley, Grand Senti nel; Ed. You-gor, San Jose; W. J. Thomson, James M. Lenhart, San Francisco, Grand Trustees; T. A. Far liss, Sau Francisco, Supreme Represent ative for two years; M. M. Stern, Sau Francisco, Alternate for the long term; F. E. Sutherland, San Francisco, Alter nate for the short term; Dr. hie 0. Rodger*, San Francisco, State Medical Examiuer (re-elected). J)V\ Y.TIITi It STIETES. Tne Alleged Victim of the Police found (■uilly by a Jury. San Francisco, March Hi.—John E. Stietes, charged with having attempted to obstruct the cars of the Sutter Street Railroad Company with a dynamite bomb, en February 16th last, was to day found guilty. In his charge to the jury, Judge Hunt at some length defined the le.;ai meni iug of tbe term "attempt," as used iv the indictment. He said it was not necessary, in order to prove the attempt, that the defendant should be caught placing the dynamite on the track, or that he should even be in the immediate vicinity of the track. It was sufficient to show that he had the definite intention to place the bomb where it would do damage. He con cluded his charge as follows: ''If you find from the evidence that the defendant intended to place dyna mite or some other explosive agency upon the track of the Sutter-street rail road for the purpose of injuring or de stroying it, and ho made the attempt to carry out such purpose, and that the .execution of such purpose be defeated only by his arrest, thon the mere cir cumstance that at the time of his arrest he was not sufficiently near the track of tho Sutter-street railroad to have beeu able to perform the physical act of plac ing such dynamite or explosive matter upon the track does not justify his acquittal." The jury was out only eight minutes. The pj isoner will bo sentenced Saturday. He may be sentenced to itn prisouiueut for » term not less than six months nor more than tw-o and a half years. The \waale* Difficulty. NOOALIS, A. T., March 16.—The au thorities here fear a conflict with the Mexican solidiers at any moment. Dep uty Sheriff Speedy and Constable Little, page were in an American saloon, a short distance across the Mexicau line to-day, when four Mexican custom offi cials entered and used abusive language. At a signal they drew pistols and one of the Mexicans tired, the ball grazing the head of an American named Spence, The American officers escaped. Gov ernor Torres had the man who fired the shot arrested, but he was soon released. There are fifty Mexican soldiers sta tioned within a hundred yards of the line. As there are no United States troops here, the situation is serious. H1B1) WORK To Start the Proposed Santa Rosa and Henicia Railroad. Santa Rosa, March 16.—Prominent citizens from all parts of the county were here to-day and attended a meeting held for tho purpose of discussing tbe projected Santa Rosa and Benicia rail road. Contractor Waltz was asked to make a deposit of bonds in the Santa Rora bank, as a guarantee of his good faith and ability to build the road. To this he did not, however, consent. It was finally decided to adjourn until next Wednesday to give Waltz time to fur nish the required guarantee. If he fails to do so by that time some other defi nite action will be taken. A Real Estate Transaction. Liveiimore, Maroh 16.—Tho Jesse Jo whs ranch of 240 acres, fifty being in vineyard, was purchased to-day by A. T. Hatch, the Solano county orobardist, ami J ud. .Smith, of Livermoie, at the price of $30,000. Parties from San Francisco offered $101,000 for 1500 acMs of the Los Post fas rancho, but the owner refused to sell at tbat price. A Spontaneous Fire. San Francisco, March 16.—The tire which was' reported last night to have broken out in the Sprcckles sugar refin ery proves to have been in the cargo of the British ship Soudan, lying at the wharf of the refinery. The blaze was extinguished by the fireboat Governor Irwin. The damage is $300, and the cause was spontaneous combustion. Bakerefleld's Boom. Bakersfield, March 16.—A large sale of real estate took place here yesterday. M. A. Peters and J. R. Simmons, of the firm of Peters, Sanderson & Co., fruit packers of Lob Angeles, bought a large tract of land and other property in this vieini y, for which they paid $127,000. The land will be devoted to the oulture of fruit. "But why, my child; why?" Monsignor delle Volpe explained, and he (the Pope) said to me: "But you desire my blessing, do you not, my daughter?" I replied: "Indaed I do, my father." "Well, you shall have it." He then laid his right hand softly upon each bent head with a few words, afterward giving us each hia hand, with tbe ring to kiss. Then he said to me: "Have you any children?" "No, my father." ' "Well, I send my blessing to your husband." And with oue or two more kind words he dismissed us. We retired backward, passted through six of his noble guard-, and so out, the expeiience thus becom ing one of the past. * * * All 1 can say is that if I, being a Prote«taut, could feel as I did at the dear old man's feet and when that hand wbioh wields such power in all parts of the globe was laid so kindly on my head, 1 don't know what the sensation of Catholics must be. —[San Francisco Bulletin. The Pyke Opera Company. The Pyke Opera Company,announced to open in Los Angeles on Monday night, comes greatly augmented and im proved since its appearance here last fall. Miss Winston, tbe star, is welj known throughout the country as the only male impersonator of any note in the operatic force. Miss Manfred is well known to Los Angeles and already a great favorite. She appears ia several new roles. Miss Telula Etrans, a so prano of recognized prominence in the East, is a new acquisition, and has scored a marked success throughout the north ern tour of the company. Mr. Louis De Lange, another strong addition to ihe company, is oue of New York's most Sopular comedians and joined the Pyke pera Company in Sao Francisco last Novomber, since w ben he has repeated bis eastern successes in all the towns in which the company have appeared. The company, in its entirety, come, highly recommended by the cities and press of San Francisco, Oregon and the north, aud should be greeted by a large audi ence on its opening night. The Smallpox. No smallpox cases were reported yes terday and the Health Officer states that he believes the disease to be effectually stamped out. The city will to-day be divided into ten districts, with two pbysioians to each district, and vaccina tion will be striotly enforced. All who refuse to be punotured will be arrested and brought before the Mayor. The smallpox seems to have hidden its di minished head on the approach of the State Board. A Grand Hotel Contemplated. Ban Lois Obispo, March 16. —Arrange ments for the erection of a palatial hotel in this city, to cost no less than $100,000, were completed to day. The parties iu terested in the project are capitalists of San Francisco and of this oity. Tne Weather. Sax Francisco, March 16.—Indica tions for the twenty-four hours com mencing at 4 a. m. Maroh 17: Califor nia; light, scattering showers, followed , by fair weather. THURSDAY MORNING. MARCH 17. 1887. THE CONSEMNED ANARCHISTS. THE COAST. Tbe V. S. Attorney says tbat the Evidence Justifies Rie Verdict. Chicago, March 16.—'United States Attorney Grianell went to Ottawa to night to file with the State Supreme Court his brief in the anarchists' case. The document consists of' two volumes, one ou faot, the other on law. The first volume contains 342 octavo pages, the secdnd 205. Salomon and Z ister, of counsel for the defendants, accom panied Grinnell to Ottawa, where th<j arguments in the case will be opeued to-morrow. Grinnell closes his recital of facta with the following reference to the policy at Mayor Harri son in permitting incendiary utterances at anarchist meetings on the lake front and elsewhere: "If, during tho years preceding the Haymarket bomb-throw ing, meetings at which sedition aud assassination were openly advocated had beeu dispersed, the massacre at tbe Haymarket would never have occurred. No better illustra tion of the effects of the fearless enforce ment of the law is seen thsn in the fact that as soon as Johann Most bad suf fered the penalty imposed upon him by the English law for bis incendiary utter ances, he left the soil of England and planted himself upon the soil of America, and the officers of the law, who because of his teachings became martyr for the law, instead of being officers of the K-ngdom of Great Britain, were officers of the State of Illinois." of Honor. In bis brief on the law, Mr. Grinnell starts with the general proposition that the death of Officer Dagan was a mur der, resulting from the conspiracy to which all of the plaintiffs in error were parties; that its general object and de sign was tbe overthrow of the existing social order of constituted au thorities of the lav by foice. This definition of conspiracy is the key note to the entire brief. To it Grinnell frequently refers and upon its elabora tion only depend* the thread of bis argument and his refutation of the points raised by the attorneys for the anarchists. The prevalcncy of Most's book and the quantities of ex plosives and red flags, it is con tended, showed the existence of the conspiracy. Tho eelection of the jury is gone into iv detail, the case of each talesman called being treated separ ately. Unlike the brief submitted on behalf of the anarchist, Grinnell closes without peroration, simply stating that he believes the evidence justifies the verdict. The record shows no material error and the judgment should be af firmed. Bills Signed by the Uovcrnor. Sacramento, Match 16.—Governor Brrtlett to-day signed tho following bills: Senate Bill 102, amending tbe codes, relative to school trustees; Senate Bill 231, relating to the apportionment of school moneys; Senate Bill 426, ap propriating money for tbe compiling, illustrating, eleclrotyping, printing and bind-ng of the State series of ocbool text-books; Assembly BUI 308, providing for the deficiency for traveling expenses of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction; Assembly Bdl 450, relating to the organization, hours and dutits of tho Boards of Trustees of the State Nor mal school; Assembly Bill 503, providing for the completion, printing, etc., ot certain books of the Slats series of school text-books, and uppropriatiug money therefor. Fruit-t»rower»' State Conven tion. Riverside, Cal., March 16.—Elwood Cooper, Preiident of the State Board of Horticulture, has called a State conven tion of fruit-growers to meet in River side ou Monday, April 11th, to remain in session live days. This will be the largest nffatr of the kind ever beld in Southern California. Citizens of River side will bold, in connection with this convention, the postponed citrus fair which was to be beld en Washington's birthday. Riverside will Issue Bonds. Riverside, March 16.—Track-laying on the Riverside, Santa Ana and Los Angeles Railroad, below Arlington, through South Riverside, is expected to commence next week, and as a result, real estate sales at the latter place are brisk and prices are rapidly advancing. It is now proposed to bond the city of Riverside for $200,000 or less, and fur nish the entire cily with pure piped water. Probably Drunk. Tombstone, Ariz., Maroh 16.—Thos. Martin, a miner, injured by a falling cage, died last night, Tbe testimony before the Coronor's jury was of a start ling nature. The evidence shows care lessness, or something worse, on the part of the engiueer. The jury is out, and speculations are rife as to tbe result. Five Hundred Visitors. San Diego, March 16.—Five hundred people urrived last night on tbe excur sion from Los Angeles, to stay five days. The State Board of Health arrived last night, and will appoint inspectors along the Mexican frontier to prevent the en trance of iufeotious diseases. A Racine Colony. Gridley, Cal., March 16.—A whole sale liquor house of Chicago bought bus iness property to-day, tbe town is full of strangers, tbe hotels are overrun snd each train is adding to tbe number. A party from Wisconsin bonded 340 acres at $75 per aero for a colony from Racine. Four Dlssireementi. San Francisco, March 16.—The jury in the case of John J. O'Brien, charged with complicity in tbe harbor frauds, came into court this morning after being out all night and annonnoed a disagree ment. They stood oue for acquittal and eleven for conviction. This was the fourth trial. A Collision. San Francisco, March 16.—The steamer Queen of the Paoific, while com ing into port this morning, collided with the sohooner Alcade. The latter had her jib boom headgear carried away and tbe steamer had ber bulwarks slightly damaged. Tbe ten largest oities in tbe world, acoording to latest estimates, are Lon don, which, with its tnburbs, has a population of 4,764,312; Paris, 2,269, --023; Canton (China), 1,500,000; New York, 1,449,000; Aitchi (Japan), 1,322, --000; Berlin, 1,122,330; Tokio (Japan), 987.887; Philadelphia, 875,000; Calcut ta, 766,298, and Vienna, 726,101. There are several oities in China which claim a population of 10,000,000, but as tbe claim is not bated on any systematic | enumeration they are not included in this list. Women on n Oraud Jury Vancouver, W. T., March 16.— Three women, Mrs. Sarah J. Anderson, Mrs. Nellie Pike and Mrs. Julia A. Abby, hare been drawn to serve, on the grand jury for this district, notwith standing the recent decision declaring the Woman Suffrage law of the Terri tory unconstitutional. EASTERN. Preparing Rates Accord- New Yoek, March 16.—A gentleman known to be in the confidence of Alfred Sully to night volunteered tbe following statement: The Baltimore and Ohio mat ter is in abeyanoe. There are really no new developements and probably there will not be for some time. Such a trani aotion as this one, that has been given so much publicity, cannot be carried through 'in a day or a week, and if sud denly consummated would, perhaps, have a bad effect upon securities gener ally in this unsettled condition of the market. Large properties cannot be acquired without an investigation into their condition and all the surrounding circumstances, and it is not to be sup posed that any transactions of this na ture could differ from the natural laws of business. If anything is done ia th s matter it will take time lo carry it out and there cannot be any result reached for the present. Philadelphia, March 16. — The Ledger to-morrow will say: In reference to tbe matter of the sale of tbe majority of tbe common stock of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, wbloh carries with it the control of tbat company, we are in formed by an authority tbat ia direct from President Robert Garrett, that in the proposed sale the interests of tbe oity of Baltimore and the maintenance of the trade of that oity are to be fully oared for by plaoing tbe Baltimore and Obio railroad at tbe head of a new railway oombination which will enlarge and im prove the southern and western trade regulations of tbat oity, and also to that extent aid in improving tbe commercial relations of Philadelphia. We are fur ther informed that, whilst the original arrangement by which Mr. Alfred Sully might have bad control cf tbe new com bination waa not carried out, Mr. Gar rett has at present another arrangement satisfactory to himself with a syndicate of railway managers and bankers, who have already fixed upon the price to be paid for tbe stock and the terms of payment. But certain de tails are yet to be arranged, which will fully protect the shareholders of the railway and the material interests of the city of Baltimore, and also secure an outlet and an independent tirri untram meled Hoe through to New York. In the new arrangement the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, so far from losing its identity south, will be at the head of tbe combination, witbMr Garrett as exec utive chief of the organization. We are also assured that the Baltimore and Ohio telegraph lines will not be permitted to pass under the oontrol of tbe Western Union Telegraph Company, or under the control of Mr. Jay Gould, in any form or nnder any circumstances. At tbe same time, tbe independent telegraph system which will be maintained will have ar rangements with other independent lines that will extend the territory covered and tbe efficiency of tbe service. The adjustment of ull these details will prob ably take considerable time, and will not be permitted to be consummated in a hurry, so that everything may be placed upon some basis satisfactory to the shareholders of the company, and to the public interests. NO MOIt l; PASSES. The PennsylvanlaHailway Com pany Stops them After the First | Philadelphia, Pa., March 16.—Presi dent Roberts, of the Pennsylvania Rail road Company, this afternoon made public the following official action taken by the Board of Directors of the compa ny, at the meeting held on the 9th in stant, relative to the issue of passes: This company having been advised by the General Solicitor that an act of Con gress, known as the Interstate Commerce law, is intended to prohibit the use of interstate passes, except by officers and employes of tbe railroad company, the President is therefore directed to issue to the proper officers of the lines em braced in the Penrsylvania railroad sys tem the necessary instructions to carry this prohibition into effect on tbe Ist of April next. He will also instruct the proper offioers of railway, bridge and ferry companies, embraced in the Penn sylvania railroad system, that on and after Aprill, 1887, they shall not issue any passes for free transportation of persons or special cars from one State into another or into the District of Columbia, except for officers or em ploye* of the railway companies. The Faulty Boston and Provi dence Railroad Bridge. Boston, Maroh 16.—The Engineering News, in a long article about the Boston and Providence railroad disaster, based on reports made by engineering experts, declares that the broken bridge was very faulty in its construction, and that it was made of bad material. The pa per says: "The general judgment of engineers will bear us out in saying that a moro shamefully bad specimen of a bridge design and of workmanship can hardly exist, and it is but right that in an occurrence of this kind the truth should be pointed out and made clear, without fear or favor. It is appalling to think of ihe tens of thousands of l.yes which have literally hung by a thread in passing over this bridge during the past eleven years." That IJ. S District Attorneyship. Washington, March 16.—Strong rec ommendations bave been filed with tho President in support of tbe candidacy of George J. Denis, of Los Angeles, for District Attorney of the Southern Dis trict of California. Among those who bave telegraphed in his favor are Judge Ross, United States Marshal Risley, I. W. Hellman, Stephen M. White, Mayor Workman, of Los Angeles, Judge Bick nell, Messrs. Chapman, Fitzgerald, Glaseell, Smith and Patton, Strong rec ommendations have also been tilt d in be half of Mr. Dnpuy, but tbe President seems inclined to re appoint Brooks, and see how he will manage the office, until the meeting of Congress. Limit of Basrsj-asre. Washington, Maroh 16.—The mem bers of the General Passenger and Ticket Agents' Association to-day adopted unanimously a resolution which ex presses the desire of the association to act in harmony with the Interstate Com merce law, and pledges the association to the striot adherence cf the provisions. The Convention adopted the recommen dation of the National Association of Baggage Agents, tbat ISO pounds of baggage be fixed as the limit for eaoh full tioket. ins to Law. WRECKED SAILORS PERISH. A Railroad Engine on the Mari etta Mineral Railway Plunges iuto An Abyss. Associated Press Dispatches to the He aA ld Chicago, March 16 —Representatives of the transcontinental railway lines to day finished their labors of constructing the tariff, having arranged one tariff based on tbe strict explanation of tbe new Cullom-Reagan law,and another de signed to meet tbe Canadian Paoifio and tbe water competition. Tbe first will be put into effect at once. It advances tbe present rates fifty per cent. The at torneys of the several roads are in structed to present the other tariff to the Interstate Commissioners, when ap pointed, and ask that the transcon tinental roads be allowed to adopt it. Tbe claim is being made that rules strictly complying with the law will drive railroads out of tbe freight busi ness. By instructions from the eastern trunk lint's the Central Traffic Associa tion radroads are taking a vote on the proposition to oontinue the present live stock and dressed-beef rate nnder the new tariff and classifications, and to re duce the rate on dressed mutton from Chicago to New York from ninety cents to seventy-five cents per hundred. WRECKED AT SAI SETT. Of a Crew of Five Exhausted Sail ors Three Perish. Wkllfleet, Mass., March 16.—The schooner reported ashore at Nausett life-saving station proves to be tbe J. H. Kelts, bound for a northern port, prob ably coal-laden. The keeper of the sta tion reports her as having passed in by there Monday afternoon, but she was unable to weather the cape and pro ceeded downshorc os far as Nausett har bor, where she struck about two miles south of the station. The schooner was discovered about 9 o'clock next morning by the ke per, Captain Knowles, who at once attempted to put off in a lifeboat, with a crew, but the sea was so rough that nothing could be done. Lifelines were then fired to the vessel from the I duffs. Only three reached the schooner. The crew were so exhausted that they were unable to haul in the slack and the lines were carried ndrift by the undertow and broken. Nothing could now be done and work for the night was sus pended. When morning dawned, of five men seen the day before, all bad perished, with the exception of two in the f orelop. They were rescued about 7 o'clock by a boat's crew that had ap peared a short time before, A tremen dous sea is running and the vessel will be a total loss. BLOOD-CfjltDLlftft ACCIDENT. five fflen Falling Ninety Feet Are lOaiifled Out of Shape. Parkersbcro, W. Va., March 16. —A horrible accident happened twelve miles from here this morning on the Marietta mineral railway. A heavy mixed train had just passed the Vincent station, when the (rain was divided in cross more safely a trestle ninety feet high. The first seoiiou passed over all right. Then the engine,bearing Engineer H. S. Vincent, Fireman Albert Busbley, Brakeman Stewart, Conduotor Jack Mo- Coy, and a passenger named Early, re turned for the other section. When at the highest point of the trestle the en gine gave a sudden jerk and plunged straight down into the abyss below, car rying all on board with it, Vincent and Busbley were instantly killed, their bodies being scarcely recognizable. Bush ley had his bead severed from his body, and one leg torn off, while Vincent was cut in two. Conductor McCoy was un der the wreck, pinned down by the heavy engine. It was nearly half an hour before be was taken out. His re covery is doubtfnl. Brakeman Stewart was terribly scalded and there are but faint hopes of his recovery. Early, tho passenger, hud both legs broken, and was injured internally. He is said to be dying. The place into which tbe engine plunged is a yawning abyss, at the bottom of whioh is a rocky stream. The section for which tho en gine was returning had passenger coaches loaded, and tbe loss of life would have been frightful had the accident happened while returning with them. Chicago Boodlers' Rail. Chicago, March 16.—The five county officials airested last night on indict ments charging them with oonspiraey to defraud and with embezzlement of the couuty funds, were in the Criminal Court this morning. Warden McOarri gle, of the County Hospital, Warden Varnell, of tho County Insane Asylum, and Edward McDonald, Engineer at the County Hospital, were admitted to bafl in the sum of $30,000 each. Tbe em ployes, Connolly and Driscoll, were admitted to bail in $10,000 eaoh. Providing- for Randall. Harrisburg, Maroh 16.—The Repub lican members of tho Philadelphia dele gation of the House of Representatives met to-night and deoided, unanimously, to re-arrange the Congressional appor tionment for Philadelphia, so as to pro vide a Democratic district for Randall. Tbe Train Blamed. Boston, March 16.—The testimony before the Railroad Commissioners to day, as to the sonrce of the Forrest Hill accident, tended to show that the accident occurred to the train aud not to the bridge, and that the bridge went down as a result of the accident to the train. Captain Eads' Remains. St. Louis, March 16.—The remains of Captain James B. Eads, who died at the Bahama Islands on the Blh instant, -arrived here this morning. The funeral will t.ke plaoe from Christ Episoopal Church to-morrow. Blackvllle Bnrned. Charleston, S. C, Maroh 16.—Half of the buslnesi part of Blaokville, and some dwellings wens bnrned to-day. The loss is nearly #100,000, and the in surance between one-third and one-half of the lots. (■■larding; Bercher'a Vault. New York, Maroh 16.—A guard waa placed to-day over the vault ia which Beecher'a remain* are deposited. THE B. A O. SALE. It Will Take Some Time Before it Is Consummated. Old Kaiser Willielm. Wants No War. THE GERMAN CHURCH BILL. Further Fartienlars About ttht Attempted Assassination bjr Students of tbe Ccsr. Associated Press Dispatches to the Hsbal* Berlin,- March 16 —It ia reported that Emperor William on receiving Gan eral Marquis d' Absac, said: "Tell your compatriots that there is no danger of war so long as I live. I shall use are influence to maintain peace. God watt soon call me to himself. Ido not trie* to leave my people an heritage ot blood. Germany shares my desire tor good will wjth the French. THE CHURCH RILL Unsatisfactory to the Center are Passed by the Csisstltslea. Berlin, March 16.—Tbe Church, bill, as pasted by the Commission of the Oberhaus, grants to religions orders baa restitution of their properties. The re port of the commission will be plaasd be fore the Chamber on Friday next. Tide meatnre fails to conciliate the Csatsi party, whose final demands will as formulated by Dr. Windtborst. These are that the permission accorded la the hill to form bishoprics in Limbonrg aad Osnabrnck be extended to other dio ceses, inoluding [Cologne, Breslan, Man ster and Brmel, and that the bill shall strictly limit aud define the powers et the Sate to veto clerical appointments, and that the discretionary powers of the Minister of Worship over the re. entry of religious orders bs denied and lim ited. Dr. Windthorst declares that there can be no peaoe betweeu charoh and state unless these demands shall be conoeded. THE CZAR'S ESCAPE. The Students Who Attempted Hia I.lie Desperate Follows. London, March 16.—Queen Victoria has sent a telegram to the Czir, congrat ulating him upon his escape. Tbe Prince of Wales visited the finalises Embassador to-day and expressed tbe grief of himself and the Prinoess of Wales, tbat such an attempt had beam made on the life of the Czir, and ten dered congratulations upon the Cur's escape. A special from St. Petersburg says tbat two of tbe six persons arr. sted oa the Neweki prospect, are quits yoaag, aud that tbe two others appear to be long to the peasant class. All six car ried poison, aud it is presumed that they intended to commit snicide in the event of their being arrested, but that tbey were deprived of the chance by tbe sakv denness of their capture. Twenty fe male students of tbe. BoJucheff insti tute- are among those arrested ia con nection with the plot. The New Cardinals. Rome, March 16.—Cardinal Pecoi, the Pope's brother, received the new Cardi nals to-day, and accompanied them to the throne from whore the Pope con ferred upon them the Mnseta and the crimson Beretta. Cardinal Masella ad dressed the Pope, who made a fitting re ply. Iv the morning a Vatican messen ger went to tbe residence of Cardinals Gibbons aud Tasoherau and other mem bers of the sacred college to notify them that a publio consistory would be held to-morrow. Oo Thursday the new Car dinals will receive their bats. Murder and Suicide. Toulon, March 16.—Today M. Aubergat, conductor of the orchestra at tbe Grand Theater, quarrelled with hit mistress, an nctress named Lery, aad shot her dead just as she waa baying a ticket at the railway station, going from the city. The murderer then threw bias ■elf beneath the passenger train aad waa crushed to death. Disastrous Explosion. London, March 16.—A disastrous ex plosion of dynamite occurred to-day in a stone quarry at Lobositz, Bohemia, all men at work in tbe quarry at tbe time be ing blown to atoms. A dispatch from Ber lin to the Standard rays tbat four addi tional arrests have been made of per sons having explosives in their posses sion. Snowetorm at Venice. Venice, March 16.—The cily aad province of Veuioe have been visited by a severe snowstorm, which ha* nenerd the complete suspension of railway traffic An engine and a party of work men sent out from Venice to clear tbe railway tracks were compelled to abaa don the task. The snow is five feet deep. The telegraph lines are about all prostrated. Nine barges loaded with iron sank in the Grand Caual during the storm. The Last Problem Solved. Vienna, March 16.—Herr Spitaer, a renowned »mathematician, was found dead in bed to day. Death of a Valuable sialllan. Lexington, Ky., March 16.—Major B. G. Thomas' famous imported stallion King Ban died tbis afternoon of spinal meningitis. He was sick less than twen ty tour hours, and was valued at $35,009. Defeated. Sfringfield, 111., March 16.—1 a the Assembly to-day the proposition to sub mit a prohibition amendment to the peo ple was defeated by a vote of 78 nays to 65 yeas. A Republican Love-Feast. Providence, R. 1., March 16. Tho Republican State Convention met to-day and nominated, by acclamation, all the present incumbents of State offices, from Governor down, for party candidates. Excited Sau Lais Obispo. San Luis Obispo, March 16 —A syn dicate composed of San Francisco aad San Luis Obispo capitalists to-day con summated the purchase of 320 acres at land within the limits of this oity at a total cost of $115,000. The parties com posing this syndicate are prominent rail road men. The purchase of this syndi cate has raised considerable exoitseaeatt and real estate is rapidly obaachsg NO. 146. FOREIGN.