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LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD.
VOL. XXVI. THE COAST. Orange Struck by a Large Boom. A STAGE-ROBBER IDENTIFIED Crocker Pays that they Will Soon Have au Independent Road to San Diego. Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald . Santa Ana, March 23.—A boom on a large sc.le has struck the town of Orange, and the people are elated over the advance in real estate. Improve ments are being pushed ahead; a large hotel will Boon be thrown open to the public; two large two-story brick build ings are being erected; a bank with (100,000 capital has been organized; a atreet railway is under headway from Orange to Madera City, and county property has advanced 200 to 300 per cent. Tracts of land are being subdi vided into small tracts, to accommodate the great influx of Eastern settlers aud capital. It is rumored that Orange is to be made the junction of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway with the Riverside, Santa Aua and Los Angeles Railway Company. THI. EIRE FIEND. Twelve Persons Perish In a Burn lnsr Boarding* House. Eureka, Cal., Maroh 2d.—Devoy's Elite theater building, occupied by the Bay laundry, was burned last night at 9 o'clock. It cost $1500; insurance, $400. The oottags adjoining the west side was also burned. Loss, $500; do insurauce. Bessemer, Mich., March 23.—Ihe boarding house of Bond & Clancy, at the Colby mine, was burned at 4 o'clock this morning. Twelve persons perished in the IU nos. The building was a two atory frame structure and burned like tinder, leaving no time for alarm after the fire waa discovered. Twenty-one boarders occupied rooms in the second story. Only nine escaoed, aud they by jumping from the windows. Several of them were seriously injured. The vic tims were laborers at the Colby mine. The bodies are completely charred. There is no clus to the origin of the tire. The victims were all single men. Downievillb, Cal., faaroh 23. — This morniag about 10 o'olock the buildings of the Bald Mountain Extension Com pany, at the mouth of the company's tunnel, Forest City, burnoil, tbe tire starting from some over-heated tar on the stove in the office. Thirty men, working over a mile and a half underground, escaped through the air shaft. The loaa is covered by an inaurance of $3000. A temporary build ing will be immediately put up, and the work aoon resumed in the mine. AN ARIZONA RIVAL To the World Renowned Voscmltc and Yellowstone Park. Flagstaff, Ariz., March 23.—Rail road building it on the boom in Arizona. Eight miles of a mineral belt road to ex tend from Flagstaff to Globe have just been completed and the camp moved from this point to the front to push the work to completion. The company has been organized to ooustruot a rail road to be known as the Flag staff and Grand Can in railroad, with John S. Morns, au Eastern capi ralist, as President and D. M. Riordon, of this city, as Treasurer of the Com pany. They will commence to lay track about May Ist, and will erect a mognil ; cent hotel at each end of tbe can.>n for the accommodation of visitors whom they expect will flock there at all soasons of the year, as soon as sroper5 roper facilities have been provided, 'bis place, situated twenty miles south of Flag-taff, is desoribed by travelers aa one of the gradest pieces of sceuery in the world, surpassing, it is claimed, tbe Yellow Stove Park or tha Yosemite val ley. SANTA ROSA ANO BENICIA. Contractor Waltz Waltzes Out, andOrrUets Bounced. Santa Rosa, March 23.—A meeting was held here to-day by the people in t 'rested in the construction of the Santa Rosa and Benicia railroad. The week's time which was given Contractor Waltz to furnish bonds for the performance of his oontract to construct the road having expired, a committee waa appointed to wait on Mr. Waltz. They returned and reported that he refused to attend tbe meeting, and that he stated be would not furnish the required bonds. A reso lution was adop ed stating that, as the present holders of the contract for Ihe construction of the road had failed to commence the work or give bonds as a guarantee of their ability to build it, tbe Direotors of the Santa Rosa and Benicia railroad were requested to take immediate steps to ignore the contract and let the same to responsible persons. The motion was also adopted to expel W. H. Orr from the Board of Direotors. BAIEROAD MATTERS. Track Material for California Roade on the Way. San Francisco, March 23.—Colonel C. F. Crocker stated to-day that several vessels laden with,track and other con struction material aro now on their way to this oity from Liverpool. "They will arrive shortly here," he continued, "and then we will be able to start right ahead on our track-laying work again. Aa regards the New hall extension of tbe road, it is now in operation to a few miles below Santa Paula, but the graders are on ihe other side of San Buenaventura. We will bo running to the latter point very shortly now and we will soon reach '' Santa Barbara. A large corps of engin eers is now making tbe last surveys on the road to be constructed between Santa Ana and Sau Diego and they are now down btlow Ooeanside. We will commence constructing it before long i and will then have an independent line of our own to San Diego. Escaped Prisonera. Benson, A. T., March 23.—The fol lowing telegram has just been reoeived ! by the Sheriff of this county from Navajo Springs: Bill Brown, Jobn Brown, George West and Red Murphy escaped from the St. John jail on the night of the 19th. Arrest them; a reward will be offered. C, P. Owen, Sheriff. MEXICAN MURDERERS. They Brutally Chop an Old Arl zouau With a Cleaver. Benson, A. T , Maroh 23.—The brutal murder of Con Ryan, an old citizen of Arizona, is the sensation of the hour. The Coroner's jury is still taking evidenoe. Some think tbat the same hand tbat slew Kilster some time ago for bis money was also the one which took the lite of Ryan. Tbe crime was discovered on the 20th inst., by Mr. Deveae. of Crittenden, wbo entered the bouse and not set ing Ryan,looked through the back room used as a store and was horrified at seeing the remains of Ryan horribly cut np. His head waa chopped to pieces, the weapon, a butcher's cleaver, lying near by, all covered with blood. Two Mex ican boys who were in the deceased's employ have fl d, and as thty are sus pected" of the crime tbe officers are on their trail, which leads toward Sonora. Filled With Huckshot and Killed. Salinas, Maroh 23.—Henry Godfrey was to-day brought to town by Sheriff Graves and lodged in jail for tbe killing of John Marrigan, alias John Mcßride, a few miles from Pleyto, on tbe 17th instant. The next day after the killing Justice Wbitlock, of Jolon, impaneled a jury who viewed the remains and adjourned until Monday, the 21st, when Coroner Wnite and District Attorney Tuttle vis ted the scene aud held an inquest, the verdict being that tho deceased came to his death by a chargo of buckshot fired from v gun in the hands of Henry Godfrey. Arrest of a stage-Robber. Marysville, March 23. — Thomas Labadie captured a man last night an swering to tho description of tho high wayman who robbed the stage running between here and Camptonville, Monday last, of Wells, Fargo & Co.'s box. He was turned over to the Sheriff. His preliminary examination was held. When arrested the man, whose name is George Tuscan, was identified by the stage-driver. He is 23 years of age. The robber caused no financial loss to the compauy, as the box contained noth ing of value. Twenty Thousand Acres Sold. San Luis Obispo, March 23.—Tbe increase of business by telegraph is an indication of the boom in this city. This increase is doubling the month ly receipts, which for business messages reach about $30 daily. This is in addition to the railroad busi ness and the press dispatches. The records of the County Recorder shows that within the past three weeks ovei 20,000 acres of land in the county and 268 town lots have changed hands. and Partner in the Lurch at Philadelphia. Associated Press Dlsrjalcbes to the HekAld. St. Paul, Maroh 23 —The Northern Pacific, resumed its through business to day. Telegraphic informa ion was received at headquarters to-day that the steamer Helena had beeu secured and that the transfer of all passengers, bag gage, express ar.d mail would be made between Bismarck and Rock Haven. From Mandan to Rock Haven is tbree miles, which will be overcome by teams. The large numbers of passengers who have been detained in St. Paul on ac count of the flood, leave this afternoon and tbe road has issued instruction to all agents that the line is open for travel again. The ice gorge in the river above B smarck remains solid, but is expected to break soon. INDIANS DKOW.fED By the BncltlUK of Water In swiilu's trerk,Dakota. ft. Paul, Maroh 23.—The Pioneer- Press has a special from Boulder, Dak., saying that the water has backed in Swain creek and carried off the bridge between Leb.au and Scranton and flooded the bottom lands eight feet deep. It is believed th:it. several Indians have been drowned. The family of Garratt Berry barely escaped wiih their live, and with the loss of their catlle and household effects. The steamer General Tompkins is in Ihe ice, a total wreck. The Missouri river ia rapidly rising, AN ABtCI'NDINU MKHI HINT Leaves His Brother Behind to Pay the Piper. Philadelphia, March 23.—Tbe an nouncement in tbe morning papers of an attachment proceeding begun yesterday by tbe brokerage firm of Keene, Bodiaie & Company against James and John Hunter, nnder tbe fraudulent debtor act of 1869, caused great surprise, amounting almost to consternation, in commercial and political c roles. The greatest oocasion for surprise was that tbe attachments were accompanied with allegations of forgeries in connection with the firm's piper. Nothing has been heard to-day from James Hunter, the senior member of the firm, It is tbe general belief that ho has absconded. His brother nnd partner, John Hunter, is completely mystified by the revela tions. No steps bave been tak-in toward a criminal prosecution. THE rHVLLOXEKA. An Efficient Remedy Invented by an American Clergyman. Washington, March 23.—Consul Roosevelt, at Birdeaux, has submitted to the State Department his report on the wine harvest of Prince for IS-ti. It shows a decrease of $3,472,806 hecto litres from the preceding year, and the quality of the vintaga is mediocre and poor io alcoholic property. Roosevelt says tbe causes mentioned as affording an unfavorable yield bave been accen tuated by tbe continual develop ment of the phylloxera aud of mildew, two plagues tbat, for several years, have been ateidily devastating Ibe vineyards of Prance. The mildew is rapid ly increasing everywhere. Dur ing tbe past year it appeared iv two forms—mildew proper, or that which attacks tbo leaf and that which attacks the grapes, drying the young fruit, and thereby preventing its ma turity Many well known and several new inventions to distribute insecticides for the extermination of these plagues bave been tried, aud as far as applied, have proved most succes-ful this season. One is tbe invention and property of an American, Rev. Walter E. Griffin, of Brooklyn, N. V., wbo has invented an ingeniously contrived machine, so fi'ted and arranged as to apply and distribute the curative powder or liquid directly to 'he vines. Attached to tbe machines are two soft "sw>-ep«," held by flexible springs which, by the rotation of the wheels, move in suoh a manner as to completely sweep all clinging insects from tho vines, without injury to tbe plants. They remove the bark where ihe winter egg is deposited, and at Ihe same time distribute tbe insecticide di rectly on tbe spot where the egg is found. Extending a Railroad. San Francisco, March 23.—The Pa ciflo Coast railroad in San Luis Obispo county is to be extended about eighteen miles through the Santa Inez valley This road is the property of the Oregon Improvement Com any, and is a feeder to the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, running from H irtford to Los Alamos, a distance of sixty-five miles. Chantre of Steamer For San Pedro San Francisco, March 23 —The Pa cific Coast Steamship Company haa made a reassignment of tho steamer routes. The City of Chester, which has been ply ing between this port and San Pedro, has been placed on the Humboldt Bay line. The Ancon, formerly on the Hum boldt Bay line, starts for Alaska to-mor row by way of Portland, Oregon. Eost ln the Woods. San Francisco, March 23 —Hiram J. Piatt, Secretary of tho District Court, Order of Forresters, ia rep >rte I to have left tbe city. It is said he is short $200 in hia accounts. The Weather. San Francisco, March 23.—Indica tions for the twenty-four hours com mencing at 4a. sf., March 24;h: Cali fornia, light local rains iv the norlhern portion; fair weather in the southern portion. Death of a Music Dealer. San Francisco, March 23.—Matthias Gray, the well known music-dealer of this city, died this inoruiug of otrebral congestion. He was 58 years of age. THE CONTEST. The Taking- of Testimony Re sinned Yesterday. Notary Owen yesterday resumed the taking of testimony in the conttsted election case of Lynch vs. Vandever The General was on hand and was repre sented by Mr. H. Appcl, while Mr. John Robarts looked after Mr. Lynch's inter ests. Mr. W. R. Stephenson, City Assessor, was the first witness examined. He testified that he was right behind the last man that voted at the White House and he (Stephenson) was shut out from voting. He was working at the polls all day and did not go into line until late, but he thought he had plenty of time to vote, but the polls closed before sundown and he waa shut out. He was in line from 40 to 60 minutes. From 50 to 60 men were waiting in line all day long. There were more than this number in line at noon. Saw a man droo out of line; took men between forty and sixty min utes to vote. Sometimes an horlr and a quarter. He would have voted for Lynch. P. N. O'Donnell, foundryman, testi fied that th-re must have been 140 to 150 men in line at the White House pre cinct at 1 o'clock. It took him from 1:30 to 3:30 to vote. Saw several leave tho line without voting who complained of men g ting in line and wheu ebal lenged left the polls without protest and went b .ck to the further end nf the line and got in again. He Bays this was done by Gird to retard voting. L.W. Robinson testified ibatbewentto to White House polls between 10 and 11 o'clock and after remaining in line three quarters of an hour, and having business to attend to, left the line and lost his vote. Would have voted for Lynch. Geo. W. Burton delivered important testimony whioh will be published iv full in to-morrow's Herald. B. Sepulveda testified that wben he went to the White House product at 4:20 in tho afternoon he saw tbat there was fifty or sixty in line, and before he got to the window the polls clo'ed There were thirty ahead of him when the polls closed; He would have voted for Lynch. Adjourned to Saturday at 10 o'olock The Foreign Labor Prohibition Act. Washington, March 23.—An act to amend the uct to prohibit the importa t on and immigration of foreigners and aliens under a contraot or agreement to perform labor in the United States, which was approved February 23d, should, aooordins to its provisions, have gone into effect to-day. The Acting Secretary of the Treasury, who is oharged with the execution of this act, has not yet had an opportunity to prepare regu tiona which will see to its proper en. forcement. They aro now, however, in the course of preparation and will be issued in a few days. It is said at the department that the delay is caused by the difficulty experienced in reconciling oertain Beemingly inooosiatent provis ions contained in the act. THURSDAY MORNING. MARCH 24. 1887. EASTERN. Baltimore, Maroh 23 —It is now stated on good authority that an option will remain open to the Ives-Stayner snydicate for the oontrol of the B. & O. from the first of Apnl. Garret, it ia stated, cleared $200,000 out of the Sully s\ ndicate failure and it is also stated that the Garrett interest has pur chased nil ths stock of the Johns Hop kins University. Baltimore, March 21 —Presid»nt Garrett to-day told Mayor Hoges'bat tbe much talked of railroad tied has been consummated, nod tbat hut few cf the minor details remained to ba ar ranged. Messrs. Ives and Say or were in the cito to day and were close ed with Garrett for aome time. The Vice-Presi dent and several other offie ale of the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton r it road, also arrived here to night in a special car from Cincinnati. They are supposed to be here on business con nected with the deal. Traffic ou the Northern Pacific Resumed. THE RIVER RAPIDLY RISING. An Absconder Leaves His Brother American Trotting; Association. Detroit, March 23.—Seoretary Hein er, of the new trotting association in an interview this afternoon said: The American Trotting Association is receiv ing an enthusiastic and tangible support from all over the West and from many points in the East. Michigan, Minne sota, Indiana, Kansas and Nebraska are practically united for a new association, and other States are falling into line. The Rocky Mountain circuit, comprising the associations at Pueblo, Denver, Cheyeune, Salt Lake City and Bellevue, Idaho, have made applications for mem bership. The big fair circuits of Illi nois, Southern Michigan, the circuit of Stats fairs of Indiana, Wisconsin and Nebraska, besides numerous other so cieties, will fall under t. c colors of the American. Success is assured. The Richmond and West Point. ' New York, March 23.—The Bjard of Directors of the Richmond and West Point Terminal Company, at their meet ing to day, approved the annual report of the company to be presented t j the stockholders. The report shows that the oompany owns securi l Ws amounting to $45,076 804. The total amount of common stock issued is $40,000,000, and preferred $5,000 000, Tue only bonds outstanding are those of the collateral trust loan of $8,500,000, the interct on which is $510,000. The mileage now owned and controlled is 4475 miles. Sale ot Beecuer'e Urlc-e-Brac," New York, March 23.—Mr. Beether's books, engravings, etchings, paintings and bric-a-brac will be sold at public auction next fall. The library contains about 10,OUO volumes. While he bought many costly gems, he gave away most all of them, and those he left are worth probably not more than $2000. His farm, the Boscobal, at Peek-kill, which is for sale, is valued at $100,409. Small Fry. Washington, March 23.—The follow ing appoiutments of fourth-class post masters have been made for California: D. S. Hart well, Crescent C'Jg, Del Norte county, vice William H. Woodbury, re moved; John B. Lane, McPherson. Los Angeles county, vice Evander B. Willis, resigned; Peter C. Wilder, Topaz, Mono county, vice Walter S. Wart, resigned. Freddy and ihc Llily. New York, March 23.—Irviu Dazent, named by several newspapers as engaged to Mrs. Langtry, is authority for the statement that tho Jersey Lilly will marry Freddy Gebhardt us soon us the legal impediments can be removed. Failed to Agree. New York, March 23. —The Jury in the case of 15 iodic- Alderman Cleary having failed to agiee, waa discharged this afternoon. Cleary renewed his bail of $40 000, pending further action by the District Attorney in his case. Snow-Blocked Roads. St. Johnsbcry, Vt , March 23 —A severe snow aud wiud storm prevailed here last n'gbt. The trains ou the Pas- BUtnpic railroad are fast in the drift, aud trains on the St. Jolmsburg and L.ke Champlain road are blocked. Cooley to be President of the Commission. Washington, March 23.—The Star to night says tbat Ju Igc Cooley is to be the president of the Interstate Com merce commission, and this will accord with the wishes of tbe President in the matter. Manning's Successor to be Ap pointed. Washington, March 23.—1t is learned on gojd autuority tbat Manning's suc cessor will not be appointed before April. The sale of the Pellissier traot, front ing on the Pico Street Electric Road, and running back to Eleventh street, was held to-day by the Los Angeles Land Bureau, Easton & EUridge, auctioneers. Neatly all of six blocks were sold, and want of time obliged a postponement of the sale of the remaining six blocks. The total amount realized was $11,300, as per the following Hat: Block G—Lots 1, 2, P. Bernal, $285; 3, J. Dma, $135; 4, R. Clark, $135; 5, 6, J. R. Brady, $260; 7, 8, J. A. Rese,s2so; 9, 10, J. R. Brady, $-'25; 11, A. Raamns, $100; 12, R. Clark, $70; 13, J. A. Rose, $70. Block H—Lot 1, Mrs. M. P6rter,sl6o; 2, C. W. Burdiok, $150; 3, 4. 8. C. J. Thorn, $420; 5, J. W. Bartell, $135; 6. 7, J. F. Black, $300; 9, 10, 11. 12, 13, J. N. Rose, $455; 14, 15. 16. Jobn A. Brown, $285; 17, 18, 19, H. R Nissea, $255; 20, 21, 22, Goo. Johns, $255 ; 23, 24, Mrs. A S. Harcourt, $180; 25, C. W. Burdick, $100; 26, G. G. Johnston, $140. Block I—Lots 1 and 2, I. K. Lapp, $200; 3, H. R Niesen, $80; 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, J. M. English, $540; 10 and 11, C. G. Smith, $180; 12 and 13, J. Z. An derson, $190. Block J —Lot 1, C. Mondon (of Mnn donvilh). $350 ;2, L. W. Wynn, $350; 8, Mrs. E H. Smith, $135; 9, A. H. Carey, $135; 10, Mrs. Tillie Lapp, $125; 11 and 12, P. Bernal, $270. Block X—Lot 1, J R. Palmer, $280; 2, Alfred Hamlin, $250; 3. C. H. Shaver, $250; 4, Win. Napier, $235; 5, Jas G. Wil-on. $240; 6, 8, C. G. Smith, $150; 9, Joe Villa. $105; 10, 11, J. Z. Ander son, $260; 12, 13, J. F. Black, $270; 14, 15, Geo. Johns, $255; 16, 17, 18, Jobn A. Brown, $360; 19, J. F. Black, $105; 20, 21, J. Z Anderson, $200; 24, 25. J. F. Black, $190. Block L—Lot 2, Mra. E. H. Smith, $210; 3, J. Z. Anderson, $130;4, Mra. E. H. Smith, $115; 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, J. E. Stover, $460; 10, 11, 12, I. K. Lapp, $315. Total, $11,300. A Steamer for Alaskan Waters. New York, Maroh 23.—The United States Steamer Thetis, the sailing vessel purchased by the Navy Department and oonverted as an exploring steamer in the search for Lieutenant Greeley, whioh was the flagship of tbe expedition, has been equipped as a naval vessel and will sail to morrow for duty in Alaskan wa t-rs. She will make her first stop at Montevideo and thence go through the -traits of Magellan to Valparaiso. Then -he will proo.-td to San Frauciaco, where she will obtain full supplies for her cruise. She is in command of Lieutenant William H Emory, who commanded the Bear on the Greeley expedition. Itc-nomt 11 vi ed ■ Chicago, Maroh 23.—Carter H. Har rison was nominated for Mayor by the Demoorats this afternoon. Harrison appeared btfire the convention and Sns tively declined the nomination for layor. The Baltimore and Ohio. WILLIAM'S BIRTHDAY. His Majesty .Returns Thanks to the Pope, A BANQUET AT ST. PETERSBURG Brilliant Reception Held by the Empress at the Berlin Opera House. Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald. Rome, March 23 —Emperor William telegraphed yesterday to the Pope, thanking him for his congratulation and expressing a wish for the prosperity and happiness of Hia Holiness. B*i Petersburg, March 23.—A1l Grand Dukes, Ministers and Diplomats and court officials visited the German Embassy yesterday to congratulate Gen eral Yon Schemuitz, the German Em bassador, on Emperor William's birth day. In the evening a banquet was given at the palace of Yon Schemuitz and Major Villaume. Berlin, Maroh 23.—This evening the Empress, the Crown Prinoe and his family and the royal visitors attended the performance of the ballet Sardana polus at the opera house. Between the acta tea was served in the foyer, which had been converted into a brilliant re ception room. Emperor William haa conferred the first-class decoration of the Order of the Red Eigle on Dr. Layer, his physician. Tne Prince of Wales visited Count Herbert Bismarck to-day. He will return to Loudon on Sunday. To be Continued. Madrid, March 23.—1n the Chamber of Deputies Senor Moorit, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced an agree ment by which the existing commercial modus viveudi is to be prolonged to July. Won the Bace. London, March 23. —At Sundown Park the military steeple chase cup was won by the Prince of Wales' Hohenlander, by four lengths, Maastend second, Har lequin third. Eight horses ran. Many Miner. Killed. London, March 23.—An explosion, by which seventy minora were killed, oc curred to-day in the Bulli oolliery at Sydney, South Wales. San Diego Postofflees. Washington, March 23.—A new post office has been established at Coronado, San Diego county, California, with Her bert Moser as postmaster. The postoffice at Rock house, San Diego county, has been ordered removed to Winchester, a mile aud a quarter from its former site. Large Eose of Horace. St. Padl, March 23.—A Pioneer- Press Winnipeg special says: "The loss of horses from the severe weather on the ranges west of here is estimated at thirty per cent. In some distrio's, notably the Cypress Hills, the loss is fifty per cent." A WID.OOO Horse. Stockton, March 23.—T0 day G. W. Trahern, of this city, sold his horse Nephew to Dan McCarty for $10,000. It is understood that tbe horse has been purchased for Senator Stanford's stable. Au Insufficiency of Sprinkling Carts In the Cliy. There is mush complaint about the sprinkling of streets in this city. The dust gets by far the best of the carts and is reigning triumphant. Many graded streets never feel the gentle influence of water except wben it pleases the Powers on high to open tbe sluice gates a little. The contractor, Mr. Donegan, is paid so much for each cart, and the Board of Health says how many carts there shall be. At present this liberal body has or dained that twelve sprinkling carts shall be kept nt work allaying tbe dust. There must be something the matter wi h the Board of Health. The water from twelve carts sprinkled on the streets of Los Angelea lasts as long and has as much effectas a June fr st in a region warmer than this. There should be from twenty to twenty five carls constantly at work. It will coat a little more, but it will give the people some relief and tbe effect will be apparent. The Superintendent of Streets presents a weekly pay-roll, ranging from $450 to $700 per week. Cut him down a little aud put the extra money into sprinkling the streets and ridding the city of the intolerable dust that now makes life a burden and ruins clothes, furniture and everything else. The Board of Health should take immediate action on this matter. There are other things to be considered in a oity besides a few cases of smallpox. Auction Sale on Pico Street. The Flower Festival Society Has announced the intention of having a Festival register at the Exposition building during the two weeka ot the flower show. It may interest some to know that the register will be indexed for the different States, and each mdi* vidual will be requested to register after his name not the State in which he may at present reside, but that of which he is a native. Probably no oily of the Union can boast representatives from more States than Los Angeles can, if we consider residents alone; and the influx of stran gers who are here upon visits only, will add largely to that number. Tbe rivalry between the many States will doubtless be earnest. The present intention ia to recognize, in some public way, the State tbat, on the last day of the Festival, can show the longest list upon the register. Tho trifling charge of five cents will be asked for the privi lege of adding a name to the list of one's nativo State. Verona's Testimony. Yesterday morning major nuraw d<hi filed an affidavit in the Superior Court stating that Verona Baldwin was an important witneaa in tbe five cases of E J. Baldwin against Horaoe Bell for hbel, etc., and that upon informatienhe was led to believe that she waa abont to leave the State before tbe causes will come up for trial. He therefore asked an order of the oonrt direoting that Verona Baldwin's testimony be taken in the form ot a deposition before some Notary Publio. Jndge Branson ordered that her deposition be taken before A. Kohler on Maroh 301b. Several Old Cases Unearthed— The Patlente Nearly Well. The advantages of districting the city for the purpose of house to house vac cination are now made apparent. Yes terday morning the physicians, while visiting the district of Alameda street, in the neighborhood of Naud's ware house, found directly opposite, a house with the blinds closed and the doors locked. Upon being refused admittance they called upon the police, and an en trance was foroed. They found that two Mexican families resided in the house, and eight members belonging te both were afflicted with tbe smallpox, most of whom were in the convalescent tsge. These cases had been concealed for some time, and it was found that ■ here had been but little communication with the outside, the method of ihe Mexicans being to olose the blinds, doors and windows and abut themselves in as soon as the diaease makes itself appar ent The Health Officers, in making their rounds, unearth all suoh conceal ment. This house will be quarantined. Another Mexican was found in a room on Buena Vista street. This was re ported some days, ago, but wben the Health Officers visited tbe place they could find uo trace of a skk person. Yesterday, however, they found a door locked with a padlock, whioh they broke open and found the man, nearly recov ered. He was sent to the smallpox hos pital. Dr. Hagan thinks there ia nothing to be alarmed at in tbe situation, for most of the cases discovered were convales cents, and bad not come in contact with other people to any great extent. Then the house-to-house vaccination is pro ceeding satisfactorily, and many families who have never been vaocinated before have been unearthed. The weather is also against the spread of the disease. GIBSON NOT AFFLICTED. County Recorder Frank A. Gibson has for several days been troubled with a suspicious eruption, and as it closely resemb'ed smallpox it was deemed best yesterday to remove Mr. Gibson from his borne. This was done, and he was quarantined iv a house among the bills north of tbe city. List night the phy sician in attendance on Mr. Gibson stated positively that the gentleman is not afflicted with the smallpox. It waa also reported that Miss Cook, a young lady who has been writing in the Clerk's offioe had the smallpox. This is most emphatically denied by medical authority. Miss Cook is sick at her home on Sixth street, but she is not suf fering from smallpox. Thus it will be seen that for ten days there haa not been a case of smallpox discovered, exoept among the Mexicans. There is some difficulty being experi enced in getting competent physicians to attend tbe patients at the smallpox hos pital. The doctors claim that the com pensation offered, $200 per month, is too little. An effort is being made to get Dr. W. H. Page, a gentleman of Urge experience, formerly oity physician of Boston, and who practiced for some time in New Mexico when smallpox was rrrntßliiial. It aeeept ths amilinn. natters which Interested the Po lice Department Yesterday. The case of James Ash, oharged with battery committed on Harvey Chandler, who is now at the hospital, was contin ued yesterday until Faiday, April Bth. The eleven Chinamen who were ar rested on Tuesday night for violating the laundry ordinance were fined $3 each by Justice Austin yesterday. The case of Brooks, Montgomery and Pnelan, charged with robbery, was con tinued yesterday until April 7th. A week ago J. F. Figueroa, of La Bal lona, had a black horse stolen from him in this city. Tuesday, Officer T. F. B:> --tello saw a small boy riding the identical horse. The boy, when interrogated, said that a man had given him the horse. Mr. Botello took charge of the animal to await Mr. Figueroa's call for it. Justice Taney yesterday fined J. Wat son $10 for malicious mischief and dis miss al his daughter, charged with the -ame i ff >ns», which consisted of cutting down Irees bel mging to a neighbor. Pttterson and Mascarel, the opium fienda, were arreated again yesterday afternoon, on Upper Main street, for indulging in the deadly drug. Five Chinamen were arrested in a lauu ry on Temple street last night by Officers Fred Smith and Sutton for work ing after the hours prescribed by the or dinance. They were admitted to bail in $10 each. Charles Davis was taken to the county hospital last evening for medical treat ment for injuries about his herd. He did not know how he was hurt, but it was said tbat he was thrown out of a carriage, the horses ef which were frightened by the trial of the new fire enuine. Orders were issued yesterday that but two "John Does" could be entered on tbe police register ou any one day. This s to prevent the loss of properly taken from prisoners who either cannot or will not give their names. THE DUSTY STREETS. Mr. George W. Burton. Mr. George W. Burton, formerly of the Herald, has opened a real estate office at 239 Main street, in tbe rooms occupied by the California Southern Railway Company. It is a part of the ethics of newspaperiug that little good or bad is said about a newspaper man. But now tbat Burton has deliberately deserted a profession which boasts no height too elevated for him to climb or adorn, the papers are at full liberty to let slip the doga of war or otherwise on bim. Mr. Barton has lived in Southern California for many years and has a reputation and atanding in the commer cial world that is only overshadowed by hia high position in tho hearts of his frienda. Burton, to use a Texas expres sion "gels next to a man" if the man happens to be of the proper sort. If he is blessed with tbe prosperity that hia old associates wish him, he need not envy a Vanderbilt. He has lived iv southern California so long and lias watched with an eagle eye ao carefully the ptogress of development in this country, that there are few men whose judgment on real property ia so good as his. Herr Conrad Jacoby, the well-known editor and publisher of the Sued-Cali/or nia Post, has made all the neoessary arrangements to change his publication from a weekly one into a daily. He will issue the Post probably by the latter part of April, ss an evening paper. Herr Jacoby says that his paper will oontain telegraphic newa and assume all the fea tures of a well-conducted California evening sheet, and that It will take a I back teat for none. THE SMALLPOX. The Queen's Visit to Bir- * mingham. GLADSTONE'S CABLE REPLY. " Two Slave Dows Captured In ths Red Sea-A Fatal Colliery Explosion. Associated Press Dispatches to the Usttw ' Birmingham, Maroh 23.—The Queen visited Birmingham to-day and laid the) foundation stone of the Victoria Aesia* Court building. The weather waa fiat*. The publio buildings and private resi dences were decorated and tbe street* through which Her Majesty pa seed wen spanned by triumphal arches aad thronged with people. The mention given tbe queen was hearty and euthoa iastic. THANKING AttEstiOANH. Gladstone's Heply to tbe Metes**** Endorsing Hie Volley. London, March 23--GladstoneoaUed tbe following message to Chas, A. Dans, of New York, in acknowledgement of the dispatch sent him by cable lo inform him of the endorsement of Us Irish policy by a mass meeting of 'citi zens at the Cooper Union on Monday: "I am very sensible of tbe value of tha sympathy which, from the first, wa bave received from, I believe, a majority of the American people, in our effort* to secure jutt measures and good govern ment for Ireland—a sympathy whioh I feel sure will continue to attend nt until this just policy shall attain it* coming consummation." An Old Conspirator Disposed «M. St. Petersburg, March 23. —It is re ported that six persons were captured Sunday in cjunectiou with the recent plot to assassinate the Czar aud hanged. Degareff, the man who murdered Lieu tenant-Colonel Sudekin, Cmef of Polio* three years ago, and who was suspeoted of having had a hand iv the plot against the Czar's life, is said to have been one of the six. A Warrant Issued for father Bran. Dublin, March 23.—Judge Boyd has granted a warrant for the arrest of Father Ryan, of the Herberston branch of the National League, for contempt of court in refusing to testify concerning his action aa a trustee for tenants under the plan of the campaign. Warrant* have also been issued for the arrest of a number of other persons in Herberstaa on the same charge. An Unusually severe Winter. Ottawa, March 23.— Van Horn, of tha Canadian Paoifio Railway, report* that trains are now running regularly be tween Calgary and the Paoific Canst, He says tbat the past winter has been exceptionally severe, snow slide* sweep ing before them trees of at least 30 year* growth. The snow shed* stand the test well. Discovery ot Dynamite. Berlin, March 23.—Tne polio* of St. Petersburg have discovered stores of dynamite and apparatus for the manu facture of bombs in several villas at Pargslevos, a summer resort in the sub urbs of the Ruaaiau oapital. Slavers Captured. London, March 23.—Advices from Suakim state that the British war (hip Albicore captured two slavers with a cargo of sixty slaves each, going to Ged dah. CRIMINALITIES. Personal Mention. J. K. Felix, of New York, is at tha Nadeau. Mr. A. T. Patriok, of Tacoma, W. T., is iv tbe city. J. M. Studebaker, of South Band, Ind., is at tbe Nadeau. Mr. J. M. Bracewell, of the Tombstone- Democrat, is in the city. Ignacio Bilderrain is out again on the streets after a long sickness. Edwin K. Wood ani wife, of Brook lyn, are visiting Los Angeles. Fish Commissioner J. Djwney Harvey left for San Francisco yesterday. Mr. Kimball, formerly of Kimball Mansion, from Santa Monica, is iq the city. Mr. \V. E. Robinson, one of the great exploiters of San Diego, was in tho city yesterday en route home from San Fran cisco. He passed south by the evening train to the City of Bay and Climate. Mr. aud Mrs. Florence Huffman, of Dayton, 0., Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Go bi rt, and Mrs. E. B. Gutbrie, of Dcs Moines, la., and J. I. Case, of New York, took lunob at tbe Nadeau yester day. Mr. John C. McDonald, of Georgia, has arrived in Los Augeles and settled here in the practice of the legal profs*, sion. Mr. McDonald brings referenoea from the leading men of Georgia, but ia his oase it ia not necessary to produce a reference, as his face snows intelligence, houesty and refinement. Ho will meet a hearty welcome here, and the Hkb.au> wishes bim tbe full meaaure of success to whioh his talents and attainments en title him. Two Bad Boys. Two little boys, apparently 5 or 6 years of age, were detected yesterday afternoon laying big rooks on the rail* of the Second-street cable o ir at the corner of Hill street. The misdeed waa seen just in time to prevent the upgoing car and dummy from derailing and being considerably damaged. Owing to th* youth of the culv_-i a they were not mo lested. It behoves the parents of these mischievous youngsters to reward thorn with a well applied spanking. A German Daily. Fashio's Horses. A telephone message waa received laet night from the smallpox hospital at the city prison, stating that Fo-bio's family are without wood and are unable to haal any, their horses having bean take* by some person while the head of the fam ily waa lying sick with the smallpox. The party who took charge of the horses refuses lo release them until hia charges for care are paid and in the meanwhile the family are suffering. NO. 153. FOREIGN.