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LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD.
VOL. XXVII. THE COAST. A Coal Strike in San Luis Obispo County. FATAL STEAMBOAT ACCIDENT Smallpox in 'Frisco—More Arrests Made in the Fraudulent Land Cases. Associated Press Dispatches to the Hkralo. Ban Luis Obispo, April s.—What ap pears the most important strike ever made in this county was made last even ing in the discovery of coal in the anburbsof this city. The Supervisors recently let a contract to run a tunnel near the county hospital, and yesterday at a depth of seventy-five feet the work men came upon a body of good coal. A quantity was taken out, tested and found excellent. The extent of the de poeit is not yet ascertained, but it is thought to be quite large. The ex. pected route of the Southern Pacific is at the base of the hill on both sides. A"gTEABIKR five Lives Lost by the Sinking of the Spokane. Spokane Falls, W. T„ April s.—The ateamer Spokane struck on a drift in Spokane river, a short distance from Kingston, this morning, and sunk. Five livee were lost—J. C. Hanna, of Spokane Falls; N. J. Piggins, of Bangor, Me.; Lorenzo S. Pike, representing Hegele & Co., of Portland; Ed. Jerome Lew-iston, and one man unknown. There were nineteen passengers on board at tho tima of the accident, and those saved had a narrow escape from d-nth. Everything possible is being done to recover the bodies. 931ALI,P»X AT THE BAY. Only One rate and No Danger of tne Diseaac spreading. San Francisco, April s.—The latest report from the steamer City nf Pekin. which arrived yesterday from Hong Kong with smallpox, states that only one case, and that of mild varioloid, ex ists aboard, end there is no danger of the disease spreading. A special meet ing of tbe Board of Health was called for this morning to oonsider what action should be taken to prevent the spread of the disease. No quorum was present and no formal action was taken. Dr. McAllister stated that as no new cases had appeared for fifteen days,he thought that all passengers migbt be allowed to land in three or four days, after thor ough fumigation, without danger. The oonference ended with tbe understand ing that action as outlined above would be taken. Among the passengers quarantined on the steamer City of Pekin are Captain T.O. Selfridge, late Commander United States warship Omaha, who is en route to Washington under suspension, caueed by an unfortunate affair which occurred in Japan March. 4th, while he was in command of the Omaha. Tbe vessel had been engaged in shell practice off the island of Ikeahima, twenty five miles from Nagasaki, and tbe officer in charge reported tbat all the shells had ex ploded. Shortly after, however, while a group of Japanese were examining a shell which had been tired from tbe Omaha, it exploded, killing four and -wounding seven. On learning these facts, Rear-Admiral Chandler plaoed Captain Selfridge under suspension and ordered him to leave by the first steamer and report to the Secretary of the Navy. ANOTHER ROBBERY. Auburn, Cal., April s.—The Forest Hill stage was stopped by a masked man about a mile above town 10-day and robbed of the Forest Hill and Butcher Ranch mail pouches. Tbe highwayman covered tho driver, Cornelius Reese, with a shotgun and demanded Wells, Fargo & Co.'B box, but it was not sur rendered, Officers are in pursuit of tbe robber. Board of Trade Organized. Pktaldma, April 5. —The Board of Trade permanently organized to-day with I. G, Wickersham, President, H. T. Fairbanks and J. A. MoNear, Vice- Presidents, H. P. Brainerd, Secretary. They appointed Judge Wrallon to rep resent the products of this local ly, which are on exhibition at Bavee, Toy & Co.'s, 19 Montgomery street. Meas ures were taken towards a shorter road to Sonoma, aud improving the roads to other points. A committee will visit Sebastopol to co-operate in organizing the building of a railway to this city. The Board of Health are vaccinating school children. Rain is much needed for grazing dis tricts. High License in San Mateo. Redwood City, Cal., April s.—The Board of Supervieors of San Mateo county to-day raised the license for sell ing wines, beers or liquors in any quan tity to $50 per quarter. A license tax of $5 per quarter wae also imposed on each and every insurance company hav ing an agency in the county. The Board of Supervisors appointed Dr. L. D. Morse, of San Mateo, R. J. MoNulty, of Portola Valley, and Alexander Moore, of Pescadero, to be a County Board of Horticulture. A town eleetlon here has been called to take place on the 2nd of next month. Two Trustees and other town officers will be elected. Local improvement will be the issue of the election. Tbe Fraudulent Land Cases. San Francisco, April s.—Two more arrests were made to-day in the fraudu lent land eurvey cases. They were Geo. Baker, on one charge of conspiracy, and Geo. H. Perring, on six charges of con spiracy and one of perjury. Both are surveyors. The latter, arrested in Los Angeles, will be brought here for trial. Reilly and Black, arreeted yesterday, and Baker, bave been released on bonds of $2500 on each charge. Sacramento, April 5 —J. W. McGin nis, clerk in Surveyor-General Recbert's office, was arrested to-day in connection with the fraudulent land survey oases. He was released on $2500 bonds. DISTRICT ATTOHWLV BROOKS. He Tenders His Resignation as Assemblyman. San Buenaventura, April 5.— J. Marion Brooks, United States District Attorney for the Southern District of California, to-day forwarded his resigna tion as a member of the Assembly from Ventura and Kern to tbe Speaker of the House. To-morrow Brooks goes to Los Angeles to take tbe oath of office as United States District Attorney. He also resigned the town attorneyship of San Buenaventura. At a meeting last night tbe Town Trustees called a special selection for April 28th, to vote upon the issuance of 913,000 for sewering tbe town. A Fire at San Uuentln. San Rafael, April 5.—A tire took place yesterday afternoon in the sash and door factory of the San Quenlin state prison. The blaze was discovered by Chas. Calhower, of Nevada City, a convict. He gave the alarm and almost immediately the prisoners rushed from every quarter and began the work of ex tinguishing the blaze. The prisoners worked with energy and several of them were almost suffocated, but were rescued by their companions, Tbe fire was un der control in half <•> hour. The prison officials believe that the fire was caused by the intense heat of one of the eteam pipes in the drying room, which set fire to the wood surrounding it. The loss is nearly $4000. The building in whioh the fire occurred is on the site of the frame struoture which was completely destroyed by fire on the 28th of February, 1876. Chinese Laundry men Boycotting San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo, Cal., April 5.— The inhabitants of this oity are in a predioament, owing to the Chinese laundrymen shutting down. This ac tion on the part of Celestials was caus ed by the City Trustees passing an or dinanoe a short time ago, specifying that no washhouses should be conducted within the fire limits of the city. The Chinese are loth to move, and deoline to do washing, to see what effect tbe experiment will bave on Ihe com munity. UONE TO CANADA. Fred Shlrmlcr Abscond* With Over •80,000. San Francisco, April s.—Fred Shir mier, secretary of the Hall Association, Independent Order of Red Men, has disappeared and is stated to have misap propriated $20,000. About $3000 of this amount belonged to the order, the remainder haviug been borrowed from Shirmier's friends and relatives at var ious times. The absoonder has been connected with the Red Men nearly twenty-five years, and has been secre tary fourteen year*. It is announced that a warrant has been issued for his arrest for embezzlement. Railroad Ticket Scalping , to be Stopped. EXTENSIVE STRIKE OF MASONS. The Colorado Legislature Adjourns, Condemned by the People and the Press. Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald. New York, April 5. —Despite the scoffs of those who have watched the hitherto futile attempts of tbe great rail road companies to do away with ticket scalping, the trunk lines seem deter mined to enforce the recent order stop ping the payment of ticket commissions. To-day at a meeting at the office of Commissioner Fink, the General Passen ger Agents of trunk lines decided not to issne any through tick ets over any connecting line which refuses to join in the compact or failsto enforoe the new rules. There were present General Passenger Agents of the Pennyslvanis, Delaware, Lack awanna and Western, Ne * York Cen tral, West Shore, and Erie. The Inter state Commerce law went into effect to day, snd so far no difficulty in regard to the new rales bas ari-en. At the office of the Trunk Line Association, in this oity, it was stated tbat the new rule was working satisfactorily, bnt that some interests wonld be sure to conflict. These, however, were so trifling that they conld easily be settled by agents. W. L. Mal coin, General Eastern ageut of the Santa Fe road, and W. E. Hall, General Eastern agent of the Southern Pacific, also stated tbat the law was working evenly. The new rates have been post- i ed in the depots according to the law, and the traveling public could see at i once what the various classifications are. The abolition of the free-pass system is i favorably received by that portion of i the public that did not come under the < privileges of the dead-head rule, now defunct. ' FIREBCCiS AX WOBK. Tiro Fires in Santa Rosa of In. rendiary Origin. Santa Rosa, April 5. —At 11:30 o'clock last night a lire was discovered in a row of wooden cowsheds and out houses in the rear of Allen & Wheeltr's grocery store and Piggott's photograph gallery on Third street. The buildings were entirely destroyed. Loss, $2500; insurance, $1500. About Ihe same time a tire was discovered in the ruins of the Santa Rosa House, which wee gutted by fire on Friday night. The blaze was soon extinguished. Both fires were un doubtedly of iuceDdiary origin, as the emell of ooal oil was very noticeable in both instances. HOLD HltillWAlfflEN, A Citizen Held lip and a Stage Robbed. Comptonville, April 5. —Last even ing (Jhas, Turner was stopped by a masked highwayman about four miles below here on the Marysville road. Tbe man was armed with a breech-loading shotgun. Turner bad nothing of much value on bim and wan permitted to go on. This makts the second robbery near hero within the last two weeks. A lone highwayman robbed the Marysville and Comptonville stage about two weeks ago, but was apprehended on the follow ing day and is now at Marysville await ing trial. ANOTHER STRIKE. Stone-maaonn Strike for Nine . Hours a nay Boston, April s.—An extensive strike of stone masons and (heir laborers and mortar-mixers in tbis vicinity has been inaugurated. Quite a large body of men are involved. Tho object of the strike is to ob:aiu nine hours per day with the same rate of wages as paid for ten hours. Tbis strike is aimed princi pally at those contractors who are not members of the Master Builders' Associa tion or Mechanics' Exchange Associa tion, the strikers being willing to accept the terms offered by those conneoted with these associations. THE COLORADO I.EIiISLATI BE They Accomplish Nothing- and Are ucnerally Condemned. Denver, Col., April s.—The Sixth General Assembly adjourned sine die at 3 o'clock tbis morning. The only busi ness of importance transacted was the passage of tbe Anti-Royalty bill, whioh prohibits irrigating ditoh companies charging farmers a royalty for the privi lege of using water from canals. Moet of the remainder of the ninety days was occupied in wrangling over appoint ments and investigating charges brought against a member by employed. The Assembly is generally condemned by the people of '.be State and a prominent paper speaks of it as follows: "This Legislature will pass into hie tory as the cheapest and most worthless aggregation of rottenness and stupidity ever assembled under tbe dome of the capitol of any State." A sTKANUE WIiIZVBE. It is lllarked Opium but Proves to Be Oatmeal. Washington, Aprils.—A claim has been presented at the Treasury Depart ment for the refunding of money paid for seized property, sold as opium, but whioh proved to be nothing but oatmeal. The Bale was made by the Collector of Customs at Portland, Oregon, and the innocent purchaser was a Cbinamin named Sue Ball. The seizure oansisted of thirty-nine small cans, each of which was designated as prepared opium, and all was sold as such at the rate of $6 per can. Of this number twenty-nine cans ooutuined oa'meal, worth about one dollar, for which tho purchaser paid $170. The question presented is, shall the Collector bs directed to refund the money. Tne Libelous Editor. Nogales, A. T., April s.—Roberto Bernal, editor of SI Fronterizo, the Spanish paper published on the Ameri can aide, who was charged with criminal libel, was this afternoon taken by dili gence to Tucson to be placed in jail. He was held to bail, for alleged libel against Governor Torres, of New Mexi oo, in the sum of $2400. Low License ac Holllster. Hollister, April s.—The Board of Town Trustees passed the liquor ordin ance last night, fixing license at $300 per year, and repealed the ordinance of $600 passed last May. All the liquor dealers of town are under arrest siuce last June. Their cases are now pending, with small hopes of any convictions. A Large Conslgnmenmeut of Trade Dollars. San Francisco, April s.—The Hong Kong and Shanghai banking corporation of this city has received a consignment of 275,000 trade dollars from Hong Kong by steamer City of Pekin to be ex changed for standard dollars. A Cabinet meeting. Washington, April 5.—A1l members were present at the Cabinet meeting to day. Tho question considered was in regard to the transfer of oertain hostile Apaches to a public reservation near Mobile, Alabama. The affect of the failure of the General Deficiency bill upon the business of the Government during the remainder of the present fiscal year was informally considered. A statement will be prepared, showing tbe exact situation of affairs in this re gard in each department. Grand Lodge of the A. O. C W, San Francisco, April s.—The teutli annual session of the Grand Lodge of the A. 0. TJ. W. was convened this morning at B'nai B'rith Hall, with Mas ter Workman Edwin Danforth in the ohair, and also other grand officers, twenty-six in number, present. A Yardman Shot and Dangerous ly Wounded. New Orleans, April s.—ln a fight of faotors of the cotton press between members of tbe old and new council this afternoon, Fat. Gilchrist, yardman, was shot and dangerously wounded by Alex, ander Paul, a colored yardman. Paul says Gilchris t had been threatening him for several days. To-day Gilchrist ap proached him, drew a revolver and fired four shote. He (Paul) returned fire, emptying five chambers of his pistol, one bullet taking effect in Gilchrist's abdo men. Paul is chairman of the Executive Committee of Vardsmen No. 2 and ex- Vice-President of the Trades Assembly. He was also Vice-President of the Cot ton Council before the Press Association difficulties originated. Gilohrist is well known in cotton circles and has always borne an excellent reputation. Effect of High License. Red Bluff, Cel., April s.—Ten sa loons in Red Bluff, besides others in Tehama, Vine, Gaming and Paskenta, closed their doors yesterday, oonsequent upon high lioense. A combination is i is existence to fight the law. WEDNESDAY MORNING. APRIL 6. 1887 TEN PAGES. INTEBBTATF. COiamiSSION. Permanent tinurt-rs Selected In Washington. Washington, April 5. —The Interstate Commerce Commission bas selected, as permanent quartere, the fifih floor of the Sun building. Col. Worthing'on, General Counsel for the Richmoud and Danville system; Major Sbelmin, Traffic Manager of the Ctniral Railroad aud Krekaing Company, Ot Georgia, und Vice- President Smith, of the Louisville and Nashville Riilwuy Company, appeared this morning, each in behalf of his own corporation, to tile necessary foimal pe litious for relief Iv eich case the pur pose of tbe petitioners is Id 1 secure tbe -nppre-oi n of the operations of the "long" aud "short haul" fea urea of the law. EASTERN. THE COMMISSION IN SECRET SESSION. The Interstate Commerce Commission to-day went into secret session aud con sidered the petition pre>e ted by the Southern Railway and Steamship Asso ciation, asking relief from the nparaiion of tbe "loi g" and "shorthand" clause of tbe Interstate Commerce act. Although no final conolusion was reached, the dis cussion indicated that the provisions of this clause of tbe law will be tempora rily suspended as respects those roads, pending a full hearing of their cases. It is probable tbat a decision will be ar rived at to-morrow and that a publio an nouncement will be made if a conclu sion is reached. A Ms2N<vVri«*n. Au cx.Uorcrnor, Aged 74, Sues for a Divorce. Denver, Col., April 5. —A sensation was created iv social circles to-day by ex-Oovernor Gilpin filing an application in the County Court for divorce, alleg ing inhuman treatment by his wife, to gether with her extravagance and ungovernable temper, making life to him a burden. He further alleges his wife entered into a conspiracy to take his life and get control of his property and chil dren, whose affection she has estranged from him. Mr. Gilpin prays for a sep aration and the custody ot bis three children. Mrs. Gilpin filed an answer denying all the charges made by her husband. Governor Gilpiu is 74 years (Id and his wife 50, and they have beeu married thirteen years. Boynton Starts on aim,.her Tr'p. Hudson, N. V., April s.—Captain Paul BoyDton, navigator, started on his voyage at noon to-day, He entered tbe water at this point and his destination is New York. At the starting point there was not much floating ice in the Hudson | but above tbat there was acres of heavy ice coming down and the freshet bad caused quite a rapid current. Boynton was followed by a boat carrying press reporters. It is expected it will take at least fonr days to make the voyage. Tbe temperature of the water was a trifle above freezing point and the air was chilly. Mountain streams were pouring in ice water and contributed to the die comfort of the trip. Covernnent Directors He-ap pointed. Washington, April s.—The Presi dent to-day appointed the following Government Directors of the Union Pa cific Railway Company: Frederick R. Condert, New York; Franklin Mc- Veagb, Chicago; Alexander Haskell, Columbia, S. C; Marcus A. Hanna, Cleveland, 0., and James W. Savage, Omaha. All are re-appointments, their former terms having expired. To Receive Bids for Indian Sup plies. Washington, April s.—On Thursday next Indian Commissioner Atkins will leave for St. Louis, where, commencing on the 12th instant, he will receive and open bids for furnishing subsistence for the Indians for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1888; also such wagons as may be required or adapted to tbe Pacific coast, with California brakes, delivered at Sao Francisco. A Vacancy Filled. Washington, April s.—The President was to-day officially informed that the vacancy existing for nearly two years past in the office of Minister from Austria to the United States bad been filled. Chevalier Submit Yon Tavera accompa nied the Seoretary of State to tbe Execu tive Mansion this morning, where he delivered to the President his credentials as Minister to the United States from Austria-Hungary. A Land Decision Sustained. Washington, April s.—ln the mat ter of Ihe survey of the Rancho Bucna visla, in San Diego county, Cal., Acting Seoretary Muldrow to-day affiimed the decision of tbe Commissioner of the General Laud Office respecting the sur vey of sanl claim, and directing thut all parties claiming an interest in its proper location be notified of the time end place of the new survey, aud that testi mony tending to establish the bounda ries of tbe claim be taken. National Bank Depositories Not Included. Washington, April s.—The Secretary of the Treasury has decided that Na tional Bank depositoriee are not required to redeem trade dollars under the reoent act. A Riverside Pensioner. Washington, April 5.—A pension has been granted to H. C. Waed, of Riverside, California. Valuable Vessel and Cargo Re ported Lost. New York, April s.—The British tramp Bteamer Carmona, which left Barrow, Eoglond, February 13tb, has not yet arrived and is given up as lost, with all hnnds on board. She had a full cargo of steel booms, oonsigued to a firm in Pennyslvauia. The vessel was commanded by Capt. J. A. Holerow, and had a crew of thirty-three men. Ihe Carmona was a three-masted schooner rigged vessel, and haiied from Dundee, Sootland, where she was built in April, 1881. Wm. Thompson owned her. Tbe veseel and oargo were valued at $300,000, and are fully insured. Wholesale Lynching. Columbia, 8. C, April 5.-News just reoeived from Yorkville announces the lynching of five negroes there at 4 o'olook tbis morning. The men mur dered a boy last Deoember, who in formed on them for stealing from fields. They were brought to Columbia some time ago for safety and went to York ville yesterday for trial. A Burglar shot Dead. Albuqubbque, N. M., April s.—Ra mon Balenen, a Mexioan burglar, was shot dead last night by Mr. Beal while entering the letter's house. Mr. Beal surrendered to tbe authorities. A Church Going to Law The Fresno Immigration Agency in this city has been obliged to "fold its tent like the Arabs and silently steal away" for good and sufficient reasons. The building in which Mr. Firman Churoh so ably attended to tbe exhibi tion of Fresno produots, and set forth ihe advantages of Fresno as a place for immigrants, has been dismantled and is being transformed and beautified, so that the active agent was obliged to pack up bis beautiful exhibit and fly to pastures new. During bis residenoe in Los Angeles, Mr. Church became so enamored with its great advantages tbat he has deoided to remain and re enter the iraotice of law. He will locate at 50 Temple Block, where he will be a shining example of "a Churoh going to law" for good and sufficient reasons. (Jhnroh says he loves not Fresno less but tbe law practice more, whioh is the reason for his ohange of base. When he was a law partner with Lyman Trum bull in Chioago, for several years, he used to be called the "Churoh Militant," but hopes to live in Los Angeles till be joins the "Churoh Triumphant." EASTERN ELECTIONS. tbat the municipal electione in general passed off quietly, and as far as can now be judged the introduction of female suffrage does not work a great change in ihe character of the reault. In some , cities and towns women availed them selves quite generally of their newly acquired privilege. The effect of Ihe experiment c ot be divined is yet. Tbe -sues involved, however, are local. I At several poinle women were elected to membership on school hoards. Atchison, April s.—The Republicans elect Mayor Kelsey again and their en lire ticket. About 300 women voted, the in j nty su, portihg House (Dem ) for Mayor. Topeka, April s.—Midnight—Only a small portion of the vote was counted, but enough to show that the whole Re publican ticket is dec cd. Women who hud registered mostly voted, and gener ally as their husbands did. Fort Scott, April s.—The entire Re publican ticket was eleoted to-day. The women turned out in large numbers. There were only two tickets, Democratic aud Republican. The election was qniet. * IN WISCONSIN. Chicago Republican By 30,000 Majority, TWO SUCCESSFUL LABOR NEN. Prohibition Defeated in Michigan. The Election in Various Other States. Associated Press Dispatches to tbe Herald Chicago, April s.—The day is clear and cold, and reports from nearly all wards indicate tbat a large vote will be polled. The contest lies between Re publican and Labor candidates. Very few Prohibition votes are being cast, al though tbe Prohibitionists have ticket peddlers at nearly every poll. Tbe polls opened at 6 o'clock and the greater por tion of the Labor polled during the early hours. At 9 o'clock reports from various preciots show that from one-fourth to one-half the entire vote had been cast. Milwaukee, April S.—The political campaign, which culminated to-day, hag been a memorable one. The contest was between tbe fusion (Democrat and Re publican) and People's (Labor) party for Circuit and Superior Coo.it Judges and Ward Representatives in the Common Council. The only State election to-day wae for an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court, Harlow S. Orton (Dem ocrat) was re-elected without opposition. Milwaukee county voted on Judge of the Circuit and Judge of the Superior Court. The Democrats and Republicans placed a fusion ticket in tbe field against the Labor party. At 10 o'clock to-night twenty-five city precincts have been heard from, giving D. H. Johnson (Democrat) and Geo. H. Noves (Repub lican) fusion judicial condidates, 1140 majority over tbe labor candidate. Sev enteen additional precincts will proba bly neutralize tbis majority, but seven towns of the county will go strongly tor the fusion candidates, who are probably elected by 2000 msjority. Tha Labor party will elect about half the Aldermen and one-tbird of the Supervisors. Both bodies will probably be Democratic, as two-thirds of the Aldermen hold over. In many cities • f the sttte, by a pre concealed arrangement, the ladies iv bodies went to the polls and offered to vote, claiming to he entitled to do so by to vote in schools affairs. Iv Sturgeon Bay one of them voted, but elsewhere their ballots were refused. In Delavon eighty prominent ladies marched to tbe polls in the morning in a procession. A lively discussion followee, speeches being made for and against their right to vote. After considerable excitement tbe board refused to accept the votes of the ladies. The polls were blockaded until after 12 o'clock by ladies who per sisted in offeriug their votes. A test case will be made and carried to tbe Supreme Court. Reports from interior cities are meager. Columbus, Delavan snd Tomaha have elected Republican Mayors. M. DePre, fusion Republican and Democrat, wou over the Labor party. Kenosha elected a full Labor ticket. Ninety-three precincts ont of 339 give Roche (Rep.) 10,127 majority over Nelson (Labor). Tbe present indications are that tbe Labor party haaonly oarried one ward in tbe city. It is possible that the head of the ticket has been oarried by the Republicans by 25,000 to 30,000. 7 P. M.—One hundred and seventy precincts out of 339 gives Roche 20,600 majority over Nelson (Labor). 8:40 P. If. —With twenty precincts yet to hear from, Ruche's majority is 29,400. It is reasonably certain tbat the Unit ed Labor party elected two Aldermen and nothing else. At 10:35 the oount was closed for the night. Correoted returns from all but three precincts place Roche's majority at 25,166. The so-called United Labor patty polled to day just one-half the unmber of votes its leaders predicted three nights before. Robert Nelson, their candidate for Mayor, dis tinctly declared for tbe red flag. He said It' publio if Sunday School children would march in procession with their chosen banners and no American flag, be s iw no reason why the working men equally orderiy couid not do tbe the same even if the color of the banner was red. Since then the campaign bas been fought solely on that issue and tbe result is surprise to everyone, socialists and anti socialists alike. Two United Labor Aldermen are tbe only successful candidates of that party. Their general ticket is behind under a majority of nearly 35,000 votes. THE MICHIGAN ELECTION. Detroit, Mich., April s.—The returns from tbe State outside of the larger cities are very incomplete as to the vote on the Prohibition amendment. Tbe Evening Journal's returns up to 10 A. m. indicate that the amendment has been carried by a small majority. While the returns from the counties are still delayed, it is certain that Long (Rep.) is elected to the bupreme bench by a handsome majority. He runs ahead of Campbell, also Republican, at nearly every polling place. Campbell ie prob ably elected by a majority a third less than Long's, and the Republican candi dates for tbe Regents have alscjbeen sue* cessful. Tbe country haa gone strong for prohibition, and returns are not yet sufficiently definite to say whether the country has been able to wipe out a majority against tho amendment in the cities. The probability this morning was that the amendment had been car ried by a small majority. James McMillan, Chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, Bays, while he has no figures oa which to make an accurate estimate, his belief is tbat the Republican State ticket has been elected by 10,000, and that the amendment ie defented by about tbe same figures. At 10 o'clock this morning Professor Deckie, Chairman of the Prohibition State Committee, claimed tbe amend ment had been carried by 30,000 ma jority. The returns from yesterday's election are slowly coming in. It is being settled tbat the Republican State ticket bas been elected by about 10,000 plurality. The interest centers on the prohibition amendment. The Evening Journal says it is defeated by 8500 majority, and oth ers claim the mxjority will reach 10,000, but the Prohibition Committee still claims the adoption of the amend ment. This claim is based on the fact that all the cities have been heard from, while the country districts, where tbe movement had its greatest strength, bave not been fully reported. All the figures so far received on the amendment are partly estimated, and Utile confidence can be placed in them, although it seems probable the amendment is defeated by a small vote. This evtnmg tbe Prohibitionists claim that frauds were committed against them in several wards in this cily, and say lhut several preoincts will be contested. It is asserted aud known that Prohibitionists were prevented from voting, that ballots for the amendment were destroyed, and that opponents of that measure were allowed to vote several times and that voters against the amendment were pur chased. Tbe latest figures on the election places the Republicans plurality on the State tidket at 8000, while on the .Prohi bition Amendment the opposition major ity will be about 3500. Milwaukee, April s—midnight.—All but one city and four town precincts ' have been beard fro n, giving the Citi zens' ticket 800 majority over the Labor ticket. The Labor tioket carried the city by 150. The Unionists elected fif teen out of twenty-five Aldermen. Euclare and Racine elected the Citizen's ticket against the Knights of Labor can didate. In White Water the Democrat- Labor combination won, and Madison went Democratic, Senator Conklin being chosen Mayor without opposition. RHODE ISLAND'S ELECTION .TO-MORROW. Providence, April s.—The election in this State to-morrow will be for State offLers and members of tbe Legislature, and on the question of woman suffrage amendment to the oonstitution. There are three tickets in the field, the Repub lican, Democratic and Prohibition, and in the city of Providence an Assembly Labor candidate. The great issue in tbe canvass is a fight by one element of tbe Republican party against the political inangement, in the campaign of Gover nor Wetmore, by ex-Postmaster Brayton, and tbe mismanagement of the prohibi tory law by tbe latter. The Republican party is dangerously divided i nd ibe Democrats are hopeful of victory. The unknown quantity, a third parly, is, of course, the thing tbat upsets close calcu lations, but to-night all the prominent Republicans claim is an election of the Legislature. Tbe Democrats assert that tbey will carry the State and elect Datis Governor. A majority of |tbe total vote is required to elect, and in the event of no election by the people, it goes to tbe Legislature. THE ELECTION IN DENVER. Denver, Col., ipril s.—Therearefive municipal tickets in the field today— Republican, Democratic, Independent, Labor and Prohibition. A very large vote was polled, especially by the Labor party. The Democrats held their own, notwithstanding a plit in the party, but tbe indications at 8 o'clock are that tbe Republicans bave elected Lee Mayor by 1000 to 1500 majority. DEMOCRATIC GAIN IN HELENA. Helena, M. T., April s.—The muni oipal election yesterday resulted in tbe election of Steele (Detn.) for Mayor, by 250 majority. The Democrats also elected tbe Police Magistrate and two Aldermen. The Demoorats gain oue Alderman and the Mayor. VICTIMS OF OPIUM. A Prominent .nan and Hie Wife Succumb to the Drue;. New York, April s.—Francis Garry Fairfield, clergyman, journalist, author of a work on spiritualism, and veterinary surgeon, died early yesterday morning in the Southern boarding-house, from the effects of the opium habit. While he was on his death-bed his wife, Jose phine, daughter of Judge GriswolJ, of the United States Distriot Court, an d sister-in-law of Bret Harte, died from tbe same came in a boarding-house at 27 Stuyvesant street, and her body was sent to the morgue. He did not know of her death, and their relatives were not aware of it until her body had been sent to the Potters' Field for burial. Several years ago Fairfield became addioted to the use of morphiue, and his wife fell into the same habit. They had no chil dren, and lived in a boarding-house, avoiding their wealthy aud influential friends. An Embezzler Skips Ont. New York, April 5.— W. A. Clark, registry clerk in the general postofhee of this city, who oonfessed to the theft of 910,000 in bills recently, and who was released on $2500 ball, has skipped to Canada. He had confessed to stealing about 186,000 altogether. THE CINCINNATI ELECTION. Cincinnati, April 6.—The returns complete for Mayor yesterday, show the following vote: Smith (Rep.) for Mayor, 17 963; Watson (Dem.), 11,951; Steven son (Labor), 17,367. Smith's plurality, 596. The pluralities of the other Re publican candidates are as follows: F. H, Moore, Judge of the Superior Court, 10,050;' T. F. Hartsman, City Solicitor, 1880; A. F. Bohrer, Treasurer, 862; J. A. Caldwell, Judge of the Police Court, 4949; H. J. C. Sohwartz, Prose cuting Attorney of the Police Court, 3450; Emil Rohse, Clerk of the Police Court, 1928. The footings for Council men and members of tbe Board of Edu cation have not yet been made out. In dications are tbat the Republicans will bave a plurality in both boards, if not a majority. Unofficial returns for ward officers show the following result: Councilmen, 13 Republicans, 9 Labor, 3 Democrats: Board of Education, 15 Republicans, 8 Labor, 2 Democrats. Oue oanse of this is that the Third, Fourth, Ninth and Twenty-first wards, hitherto strongly Democratic, and the Tenth, Eleventh, Twenty-second and Twenty • fourth, strongly Republican, were oarried yes terday by the Labor party. THE KANSAS ELECTION. Kansas City, April 6, II p. m.— Scattering return* from Kansas indicate NO. 1. FOREIGN. '> A Heavy Storm in Nora Scotia. QUEEN VICTORIA ON A JAUNT. A Harmless Firework Causes • Scare in the Spanish Cortes. Relief for Congo. Associated Press Dispatches to tbe Herald Halifax, N. 8., April 5.—A dispatch from Clark's Harbor says: The storm of Saturday and Sunday inflicted consider able damage to property in sereral places. Fishing crafts and other vessel* only escaped total deatrnetion by being anchored under the lee shore. Some of them sank at their moorings. Ons broke adrift and was lost. Fears are en tertained for the safety of several schooners whioh allied for the fish ing grounds two days previous. t A 1» V.N A 711 I X SUABB. It Prove* to Be a Harmless Fire work. Madrid, April s.—Another alarm was caused in the Cortes to-day by find ing in tbe parliament buildings what was supposed to be a oartridge. Upon examination, however, the suspicions object was found to be merely • harm, less firework. A quantity of dynamite exploded to-day at the magazine at Bsnette, in the province ot Buenos, killing oue and injuring another. Much property was damaged. Two persona were arretted on suspicion of having been concerned in the outrage. Financial Belief for Casts;*. Brfsseis, April s.—The Chamber of Deputies baa passed, by a vote of S6 to 0, a bill permitting tbe free Congo State to issue a lottery loan to the am >uot of one hundred and fifty million franos. An Hintneut scholar Suic ides. Vienna, April s—Morgenstein, the eminent Hebrew scholar, drowned him self in the Danuba to-day. Sinoe he implicated Dr. Steecker in the anti-3e metio persecution in Berlin he has been unable to gain employment and has been reduced to penury. Tbe tjierman Opinion of Ilea Coercion Hill. Berlin, April s.—Tbe TagblcUt thinks if Ihe British government attempts the enforcement of the Coercion bill, if passed, civil war in Ireland will be inevitable. Queen Victorias on st Jaunt. Cannes, April s.—Queen Viotoria left here for Atx Los Baiue* at 8 o'olook tbis evening. There was an immense crowd at the railway station to witness her departure. The English and French squadrons lying here were illuminated ia honor of the Queen. A Heavy Failure. London, April s.—Josiah Caldwell, a company promoter, of Telegraph street, has failed. His liabilities are believed to be enormous. He failed onoe before for £1,000,000. Dissolved. New York, April s.—The Metropoli tan Association of Underwriters was dis solved to-day by the withdrawal of ths Williamsburg Company. The associa tion embraces about 160 companies, do— ing business in New York, Brooklyn and Jersey City. Arrived. New York, April s.—Arrived, ths steamer Edam, from Amsterdam. Marital infelicity About four years ago Mrs. Finch was married the second time and at the pres ent day she is known as Mrs. S. Bisazza. Her married life has not been tbe happy dream of youth, and this is due to her own eelf if Mr. 8. Bisazza's story be true. Mr. Bisazza states that when ha first .met her she told him her first husband was dead and had long been buried. The day after they were married (he told him that her first loid and master was "alive and kicking." Whether there was a divorce Mr. Bisazza does not know, but he bas been told so by the former Mrs. Finch. According to Mr. Bisozza trouble commenced as soon as they had become one. There could not be two heads to tbe family and she was determined to be tbe one. Four times had she broken up his business, when about three months ago he came to Los Angeles end opened the Chicago restaurant on Spring street. Mrs. Bsazzi followed him and seemed determined to wreck his hopes of attinining fortune in tbis fair city. It appears from bis story that Mrs. Bisazza thinks he does not furnish her with sufficient means to lira in the style in which she desires, and she is determined that be shall do so. She apparently has no regard for the state of bis finances, and cares little, whether ho bas sufficient means left to pay bills which be owes. All she wants is the wherewithal to pur chase rich dresses for herself and her daughter, by Mr. French, now 16 years old. Although Mr. Biazzi has cffered ber the best his res taurant affords, she thinks it is not good enough for her and demands deli cacies which millionaires alone can af ford. Of course Mr. Bisazza cannot afford tbis and MfsT Bisazza thereupon flies into passion and wreaks her ven ganoe on inanimate things. A reporter of the Herald visited the restaurant last evening and was shown shattered crystalware which Mr. Bisazza said wss done by bis wile. How tbe matter will end no one knows. Grismer-Davies. Next week Joseph ft. Grismer and Phoebe Davies, supported by an excel lent company, will appear at the Opera House. Mr. Grismer has reoently re turned from an Eastern tour, which was very sncoemf 01. snd hit engagement at tbe Alcazar in San Francisco met with suoh encouragement from the publio tbat he is under engagement to appear there again after be hss finished his tour through this part of the State. His repertoire for tbe week is as follows: . Monday, Colled Betel;,- Tuesday sad Friday, The Field of Honor or Butk'e i Devotions; Wednesday, The Wagte »/ > Sin; Thursday, Monte Oritto, and Satui ( day, A Hoop of Gold. Ths sale of I seats will open to-morrow.