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LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD.
VOL. XXVII.
PACIFIC COAST.
Late Surveyor - General's
Entangled Indictments.
ESCAPE OF A BOLD BURGLAR.
California Nabobs Exchange Cour
tisies With the Qneen—Sol.
Barth, of Arizona gets ten
Years.
Associated Press Dispatches to the Hbrald.
Ban Francisco, April 25.—The cases o{
John A. Bcuson.State Surveyor-General,
his deputy Reichart, and others, in
dicted for conspiracy and perjury in
connection with alleged uauuulcnt land
surveys, came up before United States
District Judgo Hoffman tc-day. De
fendants' attorneys filed a motion to
quash tbe indictments in all the cases,
on tho grouud that the (J rand Jury
which fouud them was an illegal body.
United States District Attorney Carey
interposed demurrers to all the pleas,
averring insufficiency of the grounds set
forth. He agreed, after discussion, with
the lawyers that one case should be
taken as a test ease, although demur
rers would be filed in all cases where
pleas are already tiled. The Court then
ordeied that all the oases be transferred
to the Circuit Court to be tried before
Judge Sawyer.
Escape ol a. Hold Burglar.
Sacramento, April 25.— T. C. Casey,
a hotel burglar, went through the rooms
of Walrath & Green, at the Golden
Eaglo, during tbe State Fair, after scal
ing the wall of the county jail, this
morning, and made his escape. Ho had
never been tried for his burglary, and
on last Friday Judge Van Vleet refused
to reduce his bail. It is expected he
will be captured.
San Francisco, April 25.—Tho Call's
Washington special says: The appoint
ment cf Postmaster at Los At.geles
remains in abeyance. When publicity
was given to the fact that Sydney Lacey
had been endorsed by Senator Hearst
for the plscc, other applications for the
place poured in. Among the leading
candidates are Captain W. A. Barrett,
W. P. Matthews and Bunk Commission
er Potts. Tho President has discovered
that some gentlemen in Los Angeles
have indorsed more than one ot the can
didates who have- applied for tbe office
and he is embarrassed to know whom to
appoint. It is doubtful if be will ohooso
any of the candidates who have applied
for the place. Ho will probably select a
Poftmaster from among the leading
Democrats of the city who are not seek
ing the office.
Our Nobility aud Ncla;laboring
Royalty.
Sax Francisco, April 25.—This
morning Queen Kapioni and Princess
Linokalaui visited the United Slates
mint aud were conducted through that
establishment by Superintendent Law
ton. This afternoon Seuators Stanford,
Jones and Williams, Warner Miller of
New York, General Howard aud Col
lector Hager, paid their respects to Her
Majesty at the Palace.
Conjecture* on Freight Rates.
Ten Year* to Sol llnrtli, off A. T.
San Francisco, April 25.—Railroad
officials here state that >hey ere pleased
with the action of the Interstate Com
mission, but they could not as yet say
what effect the action would have upon
their freight rates. In speaking of tbe
subject, one of the officials said: "This
particular section (the long and short
haul clause) of the Interstate act was
the cause of tho htavy advance in over
land through freights, and its suspension
will, of course, redound to the benefit of
the shippers. Prior to April Ist we
were obliged to make an entire new
freight schedule to comply with the
new law, but whether we will carry
freight at tho old rate is something that
will not be determined for a few days at
least. Without speaking authoritatively
or on behalf of the company, I am in
clined to think tbat the old rates will
be established at once."
Prescott, A. T., April 26.—At the
term of Court just closed in Apache
County, Arizona, Sol Barth, a merchant
in St. Johns, and reputed to be one of
the wealthiest men in tbat county, was
convicted of forgery and sentenced to
ten years in the penitentiary. His
crime consisted of raising coun'y war
rants, after being issued by the Board cf
Supervisors. His speculation in this
way am< voted to several thousand dol
lars. His brother, Nathan Barth, olso
a merchant, has been arrested charged
with attempt to bribe the jury.
Trade Laborer*' Interests.
San Francisco, April 25.—The city
representatives of thirty-one trades
unions Resembled yesterday in response
to'the invitation of the Cigar Makers'
Union to devise a plan whereby the
interests of trade laborers can best be
advanced. The Credential Committee's
report which was adopted, recommended
the admission of the twenty-four dele
gates present and the exclusion of the
tive delegates from the Council oAFeder
ated Trades, the Butchers' Protective
Union, the German Batchers' Union and
the Musicians' Reciprocate Union. The
organization is to be known as the
Trades' Union Mutual Alliance, and will
be governed by an Executive Committee
of fifteen. Its objeot is to assist all
white workiLgmon iv their strangles
against Chinese labor. The following
officers were elected: President, Her
man Guttstadl; Vice-Presideut, W.
Ayling; Secretary, Hamilton H. Dob
bin. F. Morgauthaler, who was elected
Treasurer, declined to serve.
Hollister, April 25. — The case of
John T. Prewett, for the murder of Dr.
Powers, in September, 1885, was called
to-day, and the tri.il set for July 12.
An Excellent Inaniurutien ef
the Legitimate.
At tbe Grand Opera Hoa-:o last night
th. legitimate drama was inaugurated
for a season by Mr. Frederick Warde,
the tragedian. The dress circle and
parquet were well tilled, and as the
perf orman 30 progressed tho audience,
at first oold, warmed in sympathy with
the very meritorious renditiou of Sher
idan Kuowles' olassic tragedy of Vir
ginian. Mr. Warde's support includes
aline of actors far superior to the com
pany which Mr. Booth brought with
him, and Miss Eugenic Blair, who per
sonated "Virginia," played her role
with a tenderness aud pathos that
stamped her as an artist of no ordinary
merit. There are very few characters
on tbe stage more difficult to render
satisfactorily to a critical audience than
tbat of "Virginius." It requires at
once great physique and grace of move
ment aud pose to acceptably present
the many striking and statuesque situa
tions with which the piece abounds.
Mr. Warde possesses these requisites;
and, in addition, his conception of the
difficult role discloses ear, ful and con
scientious study. Although slightly
husky last night, his voice is flexible
aud equal to the great strain of pas
sionate elocution which the personation
exacts. A failure at times to drop from
the Btilted tragic key to the common
place of conversational tone, was a
defect in the first two a k; but the sub
sequent scenes, which are uniformly
heroic, displayed Mr. Warde at his
best. From tbe time tbat he learns
that his daughter has beon dragged
through the streets of Rome as the slave
of "Gains Claudius," to the climax,
when he plunges his knife into her heart
at the forum, he developed the great
qualities of the tragedian. His apostro
phe to Ju-tice—"immutable, immacu
late, immortal!"—thrilled the audi
ence with its effective power.
The closiug scene, In which be
comes faco to face with the
Triumvir who tried to debauch his
daughter, was presented with realistio
strength. His frenzy, culminating in
the death of "Appius Claudius" at tbe
hands of the outraged father, enabled
Mr. Warde to bring t ho tragedy to a cul
mination wbich brought forth two re
calls before the audience was willing to
leave. Whilst Mr. Warde falls short of
the classic grandeur of Forrest in Vir
yinius, he plays the part with greater
fervor, intensity and digaity than Mc-
Cullough. The public, especially that
large portion of it which appreciates the
legitimate drama in preference to the
meritrioious half comedy, half variety
entertainments now so common on the
American stage, will welcome this
return to the higher order of intellectual
dramatic aliment, and we bespeak for
Mr. Warde and his very meritorious
company a profitable season.
To-night: Oalba, the Gladiator.
ExtraDar Blood Horse Races.
San Francisco, April 25.—Following
are tbe entries for the first extra day
Blood Horse Races of to-morrow: Three
quarter, all sges—Jou Jou, 115; Berty
R., 110; Miss Hooker, 100; Adeline, 87;
Modesto, SO; Ninena, 87; Sir Thad, 105:
Nielson, 110.
Heats nine-sinteonhts of a mile, all
ages—Lost Boy, 110; Lida Ferguson,
110; Joe Chamberlain, 100; Certiorari,
100.
Eleven-sixteenths of a mile, two-year
olds—Percalillo, 100; Gernldine, 107;
Mother Hubbard, Fusilades' Last Pere
grine, Surinam, all 100.
Handicap, mile and a quarter, nil agas
—Jon Jou, 114; Argo, 110; Binuetto,
110; Clevelond, 100; El Dorado, 103;
Del Norte, 103; C. H. Todd, 95; Rath
bone, 95; Dave Douglass, 90; Lije Clark,
80; Bolero, 75.
Contested Letters of Adtnlnlstra.
tlon.
San Luis Obispo, April 25—Judge
Gregory, of the Superior Court of this
county, was occupied to day in hearing
testimony on the opplication of Mra.
Mary Plummer for letters of adminis
tration on the estate of the late Phillip
Biddie, who was declared by the jury
in January last to have died legally in
testate. Mrs. Plnmmer's application is
contested by John Biddie, her brother,
in whose favor, it is alleged, a will was
made. Auotber application for letters
of administration is to be made to-mor
row by Public Administrator Otto
Tullman.
Simmons Examined To-morrow.
Monterey, April 25,—The prelimi
nary examination of E. T. M. Simmons
will be held on Wednesday at 3 p. m.
Until then nothing will be done iv the
case. In the meantime the accused
remains in solitary quarters in the town
jail, which are made as comfortable as
possible. No oae has been admitted to
bis cell, not even his relatives, except
one of his attorneys, who held a long
consultation with him yesterday after
doon. Although the general opinion
here holds Mr. Simmons guilty, yet be
has always been personally liked, and he
atill retains many friends who hope for
his acquittal.
Weather Probabilities.
San Francisco, April 25 — Indications
for twenty-four hours oemmencing at 4
A. it. April 26, California, fair weather,
followed by scattered showers in north
era portion.
RAILROAD TRAIN COLLIDES.
manager Crelßliton Uets a Brok
en Lett-
San Francisco, Apiil 25.—The spto
ial train containing F. S. Douly, Man- j
ager of the Pacific Improvement Com
pany, of Creighton and others connected
with the Company, whilu on its way to
Monterey yesterday, collided with a
switch engine on tho side track just this
side of Man Josfj. Creighton had bis
elbow broken, being suddenly thrown
from his seat. Both engines were badly
damaged. Creighton will recover. The
accident was due to the faot that the
switch had been left open.
Associated Press Disnatches to the Hkkald.
Buffalo, April 25.—The Commercial-
Adverlincr to-day eayß: "Important
poind bear, g on the preseut discussion
as to whether President Cleveland does
or does not want to be renominated ate
as follows: A prominent Democratic
folitician of Rochester, who is also an
intimate personal ftiend of Cleveland,
and knew him well when he was plain
Lawyer Cleveland, of Buffalo, visited
Washington, recently, to talk over a
Rochester tlfice appointment with the
President, This 1 gtutltinan was one of
the most enthusiastic boomers for Cleve
land in Western New York during his
oampaigus for Governor and President.
Cleveland received him cordially, and
spent an hour with bim in gen
eral, conversation. After the imme-
Diaappearance ot Smallpox.
Sacramento, April 25.— At the regu
lar quarterly meeting of the Slate Board
ot Health, held at the office of the
Secretary in this city, a letter was re-
ceived from Dr. Cboate. Btating that
there was no smallpox iv San. Bernar
dino county. A telegram dated tbe 23J
instant, from Dr. M. Hagan, Heilth
Officer of Los Angles, in reply to a dis
patch of Inquiry sent by (ha President
of the Board, was read. He responded
that there was not a case of smallpox in
that cily, excepting two iv tbe bespit,l
A telegram was also rectived from Dr
Magee, of San Diego, stating that one
case of smallpox had been discovered at
Linda Vista, that county, and another
dispatch was received from him by Dr.
Tyrrell to the effect that a case had de
veloped iv a family in San Diego. After
a thorough discussion it was resolved
that if no new cases of smallpox were
developed between this time and the
lirst duy of May the Secretary be in
structed to discbarge the Board's medical
inspectors until such time as their ser
vices may be again required.
diate business in hand hud been disposed
of they talked of old times und a variety
of topics came up. Finally the Roches
teriau rose to withdruw and remarked
l<> the President that be had uot been iv
Washington lor twenty years and did not
care to come again unless, he added)
"I would come down to sco you inaugu
rated for a second term." The Presi
dent immediately replttd with great em
phasis aud apparent sincerity, "My
dear Colonel if you wait for that you
will never come." The Rochester man
protested, but the President said, put
ting bis hand iv his visitor's arm, "no
earthly consideration could induce me
to accept another term. When I finish
my present tetm of office, 1 expect to re
tire from political hie." lie visitor
says he left the President's pretence ful
ly impietsed with •.'ltvelaud's sincerity
und what he as id. The
conversation was repeated to v Buffalo
lriend who happened to be in Rochester
last week.
Prospects For a Dark Home.
t IMI tI.U cut \ i UItraITKKS.
They Slake a full Confession of
l heir Industry.
New Yobk, April 25. —United States
Secret Service officers, late on Saturtlry
night, ariested two women named Mrs.
Annie Kelly and Miss Ellen Barrett,
who have been engaged in counterfeiting
silver coin for a number of months at
287 But 111 th street. The officers
caught tho women ut their work and
captured thirteen Plaster of Paris
moulds, and one hundred and sixty
eight counterfeit dollars. The Kelly
won an is lite wife of the notorious
Kelly counterfeiters, who are supp ted
to be in Paris. The Barrett woman is
21 years old, and is Mrs. Kelley's sister.
When urraigned before the United
States Commissioner to-day, Mrs. Kelly
said she bad been making counterfeits
for months, and been "shoving" them
among the Italians. She has two chil
dren, a boy of five aod a girl of twelve
years old. The Commissioner bad them
held in tbe sum of $11)00 each, lo appear
for t x ..initiation.
131)1 IN l\M IIHKCTION.
midnight Chaining of tne
Squaws and Bravci.
Milwaukee, April 25.—A special to
the Evening Wisconsin from Minneapo-
Case ot Prewett.
lis rays: "Your correspondent has just
returned from the Winnebago and
Crow Creek reservations accompjaied
by Chief Hatris. Tho greatest excite
mcut exists. The Indians, covered with
war paint and armed with Winchesters,
were mst on the road mounted and
following the troops. News that the
soldiers would drive the settlers from
their land is known in every Indian
tepee, and tbe chant of the squaws and
braves is heard all night long. Tbe
company was reinforced by a mob of
Inaiuns this morning and proceeded to
carry out instruclious." Sheriff Harris
says there aro over 300 actual farmers
still residing on thtse lands. Many
have plowed over ninety acres snd put
in seed, all of which will be destroyed.
The number of settlers that came under
the Cleveland Ousting Proclamation was
800 half-breeds.
THE DRAMA.
Pierkk, Dak., April 25.—Deputy
Marshall Harris has just arrived from
the Winnebago Reservation. He says
Company X camped twelve miles from
Big Bend last night, and was to evict
the settlers to-day. Tbe troops are fol
lowed by bands of Indians, including a
number from the Big Sioux Reservation,
who are holding an all night pow-wow,
and practicing war dances. News comes
at 7 v. m. that the Big Bend settlers
held a meeling to-day and resolved to
go quietly when the soldierß came, but
to return as soon us tbe troops start back
to Fort Sully. A special from Agent An
derson to Washington, reports the set
tlers moving away quietly, as much ap
prehension is felt that the Indians, who
are bold, and reckless, may clestaoy the
settlers property.
Washington, April 25.—James H.
Marr, Chief Clerk to First Assistant Post
master General died this morning. He
had been Chief Clirk since 1869.
San Francisco, April 25.—A special
t> the Bulletin from New York says tbat
Henry George oontemplates a leotnre
tour through California shortly.
Santa Fk, April 25—Governor Ross
has signed the death warrant of James
Anderson and Theodore Raker, two of
the four condemned mur< rers now in
the Territorial Penitentiary. The ex
ecution will take place next Friday.
Thomasson end O'Donnell, the remain
ing two, are respited for two weeks,
nntil the Governor can consider their
oases.
Rumored Encagenient.
Chicago. April 25.—A Washington
special to the iVstes says: A rumor is
being circulated here that tbe British
Minister, Sir Lionel West, is soon to
marry the daughter of Senator Mitchell,
of Oregon. The foundation for the
rumor is said to be owing to the fact
that the Minister baa invited Miss
Mitchell to acoompany himself and
daughter to England for the summer.
TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 26, 1887.-TEN PAGES.
EASTERN.
Hi* Advice Desired for Perfecting
a sewerage System.
Colonel George E. Waring, who ia
considered one of the best authorities on
sewerage matters, arrived in Los An
geles yesterday, and is registered at tba
Depot Hotel. Colonel Wuring has re
cently returned from Paris, France, and
from other European cities, where he
studied the various systems of sewerage,
and as he has a system of his own which
is in operation in Memphis and Mew
Orleans, it was thought best by Mayor
Workman to invite him to visit this city
from San Diego, where his system is
being introduced at a cost of $400,000,
in order tout tho Council might have his
advice in the sewerago question. In
response to that invitation Colonel War
ing visited the Council yesterday after
noon, and was introduced to each of the
Jounoilmen during a recess of tive
minutes. Upon the conclusion of
that brief intermission Colonel War
ing was asked if ho would
give bis opinion on the sewerago ques
tion, but he replied that he could not,
sin on the ground was new to him and
he bad not bad tin »to examine it. The
CoULcil then proceeded with its busi
ness, and Colonel Waring departed.
During the afternoon he drove around
tho city, and made a cursory examina
tion, but this morning he will look more
thoroughly into the matter. He sent a
communication to tbe Council, stating
that be won! 1 inspect the sewers for a
fee of $500, and that he would draw
plain and specifications for a sewerage
syßiem for $2,500. Som-> of tho mem
bers of the Council objecting to paying
ont $500 without a return, it was de
rided to give the matter into tho hands
of the Sower Committee, with President
of the Council Breed and Mayor Work
man, who are to report as to the ex
pediency of employing Colonel WariDg
at the special meeting of the Council to
be held on Thursday afternoon. Col
onel Waring will meet this committee
this afternoon and confer with its mem
bers, and after the meeting he will leave
for Suit i Ana, where he will spend a
coupla of days. In tbe ineontirao the
matter will he talked over and a decision
must be reached shortly because Col.
Waring is ou bis way to the Eist and
has not timo to spn.ro to wait very long
in thia city. The .Mayor and menibors
of the City Couuci! are cf the opinion
that Col. Waring's opinions are of great
value at this time, when a system is bo
ing devi-ed und when it is required to
know how much money must bo raised
by bonds to properly inaugurate what
will in time prove necessary to the
health of tbe cily.
Cleveland's Inner Thoughts
on His Succession.
0U N TERFK ITERS ARRESTED
Indians Break Out in Minnesota-
Death of Chef Clerk Marr—
Henry George Coming.
The .Mxtr-KlKhth Annl vers.arr to
be Observed To-day.
This is the sixty-eighth anniversary of
the establishment of the Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, and it will be
royally celebrated ,by the different
lodges in Los Angeles. At 1:30 o'olcck
there will be a grand parade in the fcl'
lowing order:
Mounted Pollco.
Grand Marshal.
General John R Mathews.
Aids:
Major L. 8 Butler, Major W. D. Stephenson,
Major J. G. be Turk, I. A. Sepulveda.
, Seventh Infantry Band.
Canton Orion No. 12.
Orange Grove Eucsmpmeut No- 31.
Visiting Lodges.
Los Auge'es Lodge No. 85.
Golden Rule Lodge No. ltw.
Dohs' Band.
Goodwill Lodge No. 323.
East Side Lodge No. 823.
Daughters of Itebekab, in carriages.
The Lodges will form at 1 p. M. sharp
as follows: Canton Orion, on the west
side of Fort, right resting on Second;
Encampment, on Second, right resting
on Fort; visiting lodges, west side of
Fort, right resting on First—Los Angeles
and Golden Rale on First, right resting
on Fort; Good Will and East Side, on
Franklin, right resting on Fort; Daught
ers of Rebekah, on New High, right
resting on Franklin street.
Line of March i Down Fort to Fifth,
to Spring, up Spring to Plaza, counter
march down Main to Armory Hall,
where the literary exercises will take
place and Rev. W. A. Knighten will de
liver the oration. In the evening there
will be a grand ball at Armory Hall.
nr. Damron has Brought no
Suit for that Lovely Place.
The papers yesterday stated that J.
M. Damron, Esq., had braught suit
against Messrs. Boyoe and Richards for
a one-third interest in the newly started
and incomparable town of Gladstone.
Mr. Damron states to the Herald that
it is a mistake. He has brought suit
against the gentlemen mentioned for an
interest in a piece of land, but it has no
conneotion whatever with glorious Glad
stone. It is expected that this suit will
shortly be withdrawn. As a matter of
justice to all parties concerned the
Herald takes pleasure in making this
correction.
Since the above was written, the fol
lowing statement has been handed in by
Mr. Damron, which puts everything at
rest:
The matters in dispute aud litigation
between myself nnd H. H. Boyce and
C. J. Richards, affecting the title to cer
tain property near Gladstone, have been
adjusted and settled to the satisfaction
of all parties.
The title to said property is in said
H. H, Boyee and C. J. Richards, end I
now have no claim upon said lands or
any portion thereof; and, in view of
such settlement, I have dismissed the
suit agaiast said persons voluntarily. I
state most emphatically that tho Glad
stone Improvement Company is not and
was not in any way interested in said
properly, so far as I knon, nor did said
suit in any way affeot the title to any
property of said comoany.
Dated April 25, 1887.
J. M. Damron.
Death of a t,lfc-l.ong Clerk.
Henry Uerae Is Coming.
A slanging In New mexleo.
Tim Southern Pacific will Build
Shops There.
Yesterday orders were received to
fence off eight acres of ground at the
station of Ramona for the use of the
Southern Pacific Railroad Company, and
this is considered conclusive evidence
that the oonpaoy will shortly erect
shops at Ramona. This will in no way
interfere with the shops in this city, but
there is not room enough here, and the
shops at Ramona will be a branch of
those in Lob Angeles.
A tracing Jias also been received of the
road between Ramona and the Raymond
Hotel, and this road will certainly be
commenced at onoe.
COLONEL G. E. WARING.
GENERAL NEWS.
Wm. Dorsheimer Eplains
About It.
ELECTION OF KOYAL MASONS
Letters One Montli Late—No Chol-
era at Gu ay in as—Old Bates
Expected.
Associated Press Disnatches to the Hirald.
New Yokk, April 26.—Hon. William
Dorsheimcr makes tne following stair,
mont, in view of tbe reports wbich have
been sent out by Washington corre
spondents of some of the Western news
papers: "I think it proper to make tbo
following s airmen!: In January last
the President said to me that he bad
been contemplating making a public
declaration which would take him out
of the field as a candidate in 1888.
He said that he was led to this conclu
sion not only by personal consideration,
bnt because he thought such a course
would relit ye him from imputations which
were daily cast upon him, and whioh in
terfered with bis usefulness in office.
After listening to the President's obser
vations, and supposing that he wished
an expression of my opinion, I told him
that I thonght suoh a declaration would
be very unwise, and that it would in
crease his perplexities rather than
diminish tbem. I also said it was not
for him to say whether he wonld be a
candidate for re election or not—that
was a matter to be decided by the Den -
ocrata, who had honored him greatly,
nud who had a right to his services it
they desired them. I also urged
that no tradition would be broken
by his candidacy for a sec
ond term, and that it might
be most important to his parly and
conutry that he should be re-elected.
After a long conversation upon this sub
ject, the effect of which was as I have
stated, the matter was dropped and has
not a nee been alluded to, except iv a
casual manner. I have never bad in
my possession a letter from the Presi
dent with reference to a second term,
nor have I ever seen such a letter nor
the draft of one. 1 have not been in
Washington since the fourth of this
month. If tho President has arrived at
the determination suggested in his con
versation with me last January, I do not
know it, bnt knowing well bis charac
ter, I am confident that if be thinks it
his duly to declue a renominatiou he
will muke his intention public in a way
which will render a misuLderstanding of
it impossible'" ~
ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS.
Buffalo, April 25.—1n reply to a tel
egram of inquiry as to the truth of the
statement that Colonel Dorsheimer had
seen a letter written by President Cleve
land positively refusing to bo a candi
date for a second term, Dorsheimtr said
to-day: "There is no truth in the state
ment. I never saw tho letter men
tioned."
THE ODD FELLOWS.
Election of Uoyal Select mason*.
San Francisco, April 26.—The Grand
Council of California Royal Select Ma
sons convened in annual session to-day
at Masonic Temple. The following offi
cers were elected for tho ensuing year:
M. P., Charles L. Field, Grand Master,
of San Francisco, R. H., James B, Mer
ritt, Deputy Grand Master, of Oakland;
W. E. Oaghtoo, Grand Illustrious Mas
ter, of Sacramento; W. F. Pierce, Grand
Principal Conductor of Works; Thomas
If. Caswell. Grand Recorder, of San
Francisco; F. H. Day, Grand Treasurer,
of Oakland; 0. C. Wheeler, Grand
Chaplain, of Oakland.
Damaged by Delayed mail.
Portland, April 25.—There has been
great complaint among the business
men here to-day on account of the deliv
ery of a batch of letters over a month
after they were mailed in Sau Francisco.
The letters were postmarked at San
Francisoo on March 24th aud were
stamped at the tiostofiice at 7 o'clock
this morning. o>a firm of contractors
claim to be out $-13,000 on account of
uot receiving letters in time, and a
number of business men are also losers
on the same account. .last haw or
where the delay was caused is not
known.
NO CHOLERA AT till A V.n AS.
Governor Torres Denounces tbe
Villfier-
San Francisco, April 25.—The fol
lowing dispatch received here by the
Bulletin to-day explains itself:
NOT GLADSTONE.
Gvaymas, Mex., April 25, 1887.
Reports about cholera in Mazatlan
and Guaymaa are entirely nnfountled
and absurd. These ports have never
been in hetter sanitary condition. We
will trace the originator nf such false
and malicious reports and prosecute him
before the courts to the fnll extent of
tbe law for damage and harm to our
community.
(Signed) Loots E. Torrks,
Governor of Souova.
REDUCTION EXPECTED.
Old Trans.Conllneiital Hates
Very Probable.
San Francisco, April 25.—The Inter-
State Commerce Commission decision,
suspending the fourth section of the
luter-State law seventy-five days, on
trans-continental lines, has not yet had
any effect on freight rates. Freight is
still being taken on the tariff made under
the Inter-State law. No change will
probably be made until Wednesday
when it is expected that an order will
be issued substituting tho old trans
continental rates until the meeting of
the Trans-Conlinental Association at
TO THE PUBLIC
Chicago next week. At this meeting it
is hoped tbe tariff will be fixed. The
old trans-continental tariff makes a
reduction of twenty-five per cent on the
present rates.
Waiting; Through Indictments.
New York, April 25.—The ctse of
Jacob Sharp, indicted on twenty ane
counts for bribery, came up for trial be
fore Judge Van Brunt to-day. District
Attorney Marline moved for a trial on
one of the indictments to be set for
Monday next. The court finally set
May 11th as the date for trial, and the
motion to quash the indictments will be
heard next Friday.
RAMONA.
Nk« York, April 25.— Senator Sher
man, who is here on a vis t, pronounces
I the story to kidnap him in Cuba, a huge
joke. There was nothing in bis exper
ience in Cuba, to give the slightest
I foundation to the story.
KNIUH'IS Ot I,AMOK.
Ther Propose to HoyooH tbe
Newspapers.
Pittsburo, April 25.—The Chronicle-
Telegraph of this city publishes a
lengthy article this afternoon, in which
it is stated that war has been declared
by the general officers of tbe Knights of
Labor npon all who are not in accord
with the present administration. To
this end it says: "A more which par
takes of the nature of a boycott has
been declared by the Powderly adminis
tration npon a large number of labor
organs throughout the country. In its
last issue the Journal of United Labor
gives official notification of this move
against all labor papers that have not
been pronounoed in favor of the present
general officers. Ths Journal is recog
nized as the official organ of the Knights
of labor. Its contents are only pub
lished for the benefit of the members of
the order and are guarded as carefully
from the outside world tts even Powder
ly's secret circular. A copy of the last
issue, however, was seen to-day. It pre
faces with a list of twin y-twt> labor pa
pers, distributed in different parts of tbe
country, as follows: "This list of
Labor papers we take pleasure in recom
mending. We will add to the list as
occasion may warrant." The publica
tion of this announcement is occasioning
intense indignation throughout the
country. But twenty-two are recom
mended by the generul offioees of the
Knights of Labor to members of the
order. It is practically a boycott on the
others. It is said that these twenty
two papers have always favored the
Powderly administration.
ENTHUSIASTIC RIVERSIDE.
Railroads—Sewerage and City
Water.
Riveksidk, Cal., April 25.—A force
of workmen went down to Arlington
to-day, to commence pushing through
the track oi the Riverside, Santa Ana
and Los Angeles and San Diego Rail
road. Tne track is now all graded
through Santa Ana Canon to a distance
of twenty-five miles below Arlington,
and heavy gangs of men are grading on
the lines of road beyond Orange Junc
tion. A letter has been received in
Riverside from a prominent Southern
Pacific Railroad official that engineers
will be in Riverside within two weeks
to locate a branoh line to this place,
aud, as a result, this place is experi
encing vigorous real estate booms. A
syatem of sewerage is being put in by
the city, under contract by the ban Ber
nardino County Artificial Stono and
Improvement Company; and a contract
i 3 made for delivering 200 inches of pure
piped water into Riverside within one
year from tbe laying of the track on the
road Bouth of Arlington. It is also
causing a rush of buyers for South
Riverside.
0. T. Dyer, the banker, who bad a
leg broken at Colton, three weeks ago,
is doing much better than was expected.
He is expected to be out on tbe streets
again soon. Funds are being raised for
tho buildiog of two largo hotels here, to
cost a quarter -of a million dollars each.
Transfer of Railroad*.
New York, April 25.—The Tribune
of to-morrow will say: "A lease of the
Oregon Railway and N..v gat on
Company's property te ihe Union
Pacific Railway Company, through the
medium of tho Oregon Short Line rail
way, which is controlled by the Union
Pacific, was signed yesterday. The
terms of tbe lease were agreed to in
November, bnt many obstacles prevented
the accomplishment of the scheme. The
last one to overcome was the hesitation
of the President of tbe Adams' Union
Pacific Company in regard to a positive
guarantee of the provisions of the lease
by his company. The basis of the agree
ment is interest on bunds aud dividends
of six per, ceat on stocks for
ninety-nine years. On aocoont of
legal hindrances the lease is made to the
Oregon Short Line Company, but tbe
Union Paoifio guarantees the prompt
and full performance of all conditions."
We understand that T. J. Potter, Vice-
President of the Chicago, Burlington
and Quiucy Railroad, has accepted the
general management or tbe cembined
with tho rank of First Vice-
President. At the earnest solicita
tion of the Oregon Company,
his acceptance was on tho sole
conni ion that the lease should
be accomplished. The presidency
of the St. Paul road has been
offered to Mr. Potter since tbe death of
Mr. Mitchell, but the signing of the
lease yesterday prevents his acceptance.
Raves at Ulemplila.
Memphis, April 25.—There was a mod,
crate attendance at the opening of the
Spring meeting of the Memphis Jockey
Club. The weather was threatening but
the track was in good oondition.-
Three quarter mile, all ages, Birthday
won; Mamie Hunt second, Dona van
thirl:; time, 1:191.
Mile, all ages, Kalolah won; Wary
second, Little Minch third; time, 1:46 L
One and one-eighth miles, all ages,
Favor won; Irish Pat second, Lafayette
third.
Seven-eighths mile, three-year olds,
Banburg won; Ovid second, Qaeen
Bjsb th rd; time, 1:324.
Three-quarter mile, all ages, Miss
Goodrich won; Shadow second, Biddy
Bowling third; time, 1:19 J.
,11 I'll DFit I; Its Of ABVEI X AT/.
Probably at Last identified.
Tucson, April 25. —The jury in the
case of Hambleton, for the killing of
Kalhur, after being out forty-eight hours
failed to agree aud tho prisoner was dis
charged,
Consul Willard telegraphs that that
the report of cholera at Guaymas is
without foundation.
Another of the ganj. of horse-thieves
wis arrested to-day. Gomez, one of the
gang arrested last week, turned States'
evidence. A party that arrived from
Altar, Sonora, declared that two of the
prisoners are the murderers of A. Katz
aud Soto, whoso dead bodios were found
burned near Altar nearly two years ago.
The whole gaug are wanted by the au
thorities of Sonora for murder.
Cholera Qaarantlnn.
San Francisco, April 25.—The State
Board el Health held • ipecial meeting
to-day and declared Ooayaiaa and
Mazatlan to be infected porta, and or
dered a quarantine againat all vessels
leaving there.
failure of a Uralm Dealer.
Sherman Denies It.
San Francisco, April 25.—George
M. Thompson, a grain dealer, with
branohes at Los Angeles and Visalis,
Cat, has tiled a petition of insolvency.
Liabilities, 9100,000; assets, 891,000,
I mostly notes. ,
NO. 21.
FOREIGN.
Able Judicial Opinion of
Sehnaebels.
THE POPE'S MEDIA! ION.
Rumored Suspension of McOJynn—
British Government Affairs—
fckirniish in Rossis.
Associated Press Dist.stcties to tbe Hsbalo
Bielim, April 26.—The Judge who
lesued a warrant for the arreat cf
Sohnabel, asserts that he possesses coa
vincing proof that Sohnabel was princi
pal of a party of conspirators in leagae
with French officers, who met et Oafs)
Ehrharet, Strsnsburg. The proprietor
of the Cafe and two Anarchists, names
Klein and Orebert, have been arretted.
'file Pope mm mediator.
Rosia, April 26.—Tbe Pope to-day
confidential notes to the French
and German Governments offering to
act as mediator in the Sohuaebels affair.
a.eet Prtc.iiiesa,
Rome, April 25.— It is reported that
Dr. MoOlynn will be suspended from hi*
pastorial functions.
The Eadlsh Huditl-The Coer
cion Rill.
London, April 25.—1t U generally
thonght that Gladstone's attack upon
Mr, Goschen's financial plans wiU cause
the government to modify its local loan
proposals and probably its proposals rel
ative to the tobacco duty; but it is be- '
lie veil that the main features of the
sinking fund and tbe income tax resolu
tions will be maintained.
The government calculates that a
division on the motion to go into om.
mittee on the Coercion Bill will be taken
np on Friday and result in the former
majority, but ministerialists admit tbat in
committee they must be ready to accept
large amendments or their majorities
may break up.
On the passage of the Coeroion Bill,
the Right Hon. Hugh Holmes, Attorns*-
General for Irrlan i, will be raised tT,
the Judicial Bench of Ireland.
English-American Dispute. J
London, April 25 In view of \»a
approach of the fi thing season,
a member of Parliament for Sunderland,
intends to move before the adjournment
of tire House, to urgo the government to
make a more satisfactory declaration in
regard to the settlement of the dispute
with America. Col. King Harpon de
nies that he received any telegram from
Egan.
Condition at Montreal.
Montreal, April 25.—The water of
the St. Lawrence is slowly subsiding, bn
it is feared that the ice gorge may
break at any moment and cause further
di.tnage.
Further Particulars.
Montreal, April 25.—The water has
fallen one foot and six incbe, within the
last twenty-four hours, and a quantity
of lake ice has come down, but so far
with no bad result. Reports have been
received to the effect that v large quan
tity of lake ice has moved and will prob
ably cause serious trouble when it
reaches here. The wants of the sufferers
are being attended to by tbe relief Com
mittees.
Cajatne Pleaded t.ulliv.
Goavmas, Mex.. April 25.—Csjame,
who was executed on Friday last, was
fully identified and convicted of the
most astrocious crimes and pleaded guilty
of having revolted with the Vaqui and
Mayo Indian tribes against the Mexican
Government.
Seizure of Tobacco.
Victoria, B. C, April 25.—The Bow
man stage, running between Victoria and
Esquimau, was seizud to-day with its
horses by a customs officer for carrying
to this city a box of tobacco, smuggled
from the south by one of the sailors of
the flagship Triumph.
Action In the Prussian Diet.
Berlin, April 25.- Iv the Lower House
of the Prussian Diet to day the new
Ecclesiastioal bill pas ed to a reading in
a form which the Upper House aj-n
proved.
Catholic University,
Rome, April 25.--Bishop Keane, oi
Richmond, Va, has received a Papal
brief advising the founding of a Catholic
University iv America.
Russian Border War,
Bombay, April 25.—The Gnilzai* have
defeated the Ameer's troop < and killed
oae hundred of them at BaOJO Castle,
near Khelah.
Royal Jubilee In Canada.
Ottawa, April 25.—June 22d is offi
cially set apart as the day for observing
the Royal Jubilee in Canada.
interstate Coninilsatou Trip.
Washington, April 25.—The Inter
state Commissioners and their Secretary
left Washington this morning for the
South, to be absent ten days or two
weeks. Messrs. Jones aud Easton left
here with the members to-day to attend
hearings at Atlanta, Mobile, New Ox
leans, Memphis and Louisville.
Election In Sonora.
Nogales, A. T., April 25.—At the
eleotion for State officers held yesterday
in Sonora, Mexico, Colonel Lorensn
Torres was elcotod Governor over Jose
M, Maytorena by a large majority. Ra
mon Corral was elected Vice-Governor.
The new Governor is a relative of tbe
present incumbent.
Advice to the California Co.-ope
rative Colony.
Editor Hkrald: Nine out of the
eleven original direotors have resigned,
for reasons of their own. Personally
I advise all who have asked my advice
about becoming members of tbe California
Co-operative Colony, not to pay any
money until an organisation can be had.
I have good rsasons for so advising, ana
if necessary will state them before a
meeting of the stockholders, if such a
meeting oan be had. Geo. Bum.
Undelivered Messages.
Telegrams remain uncalled for at the
Western Union Telegraph ofloe, far
went of proper address: 8. D. Critten
| den, H. MsAvsry * Co., H. Scenes?.

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