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LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD.
VOL. XXIX. BAD FOR ANSCHLAG. Damaging Evidence Pro duced Yesterday. THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Verdict of the Coroner's Jury- Captain Lees Works up the Accused's Record. I Associated Press Dispatches to tho Bibald. I Santa Ana , January 27.—The search of the Hitchcock residence this morn ing was rewarded by the finding of an ax and hatchet, both smeared with blood. While a party of citizens were discussing the points of the crime it was remarked that Anschlag had been seen coming to Santa Ana early on Tuesday morning with a mud-be smeared wagon, and Dunkeley, one of those present, said that he believed that lie had seen a wagon similar to it driving across the prairie to a clump of bushes. On proceeding to the spot a pair of new blue overalls and a jumper thoroughly besmeared with blood And mud were found rolled up and carefully hidden under a clump of bushes. With them wore scraps of letters, one of ttiem written in German and another a twjrtion of a letter writ ten by the deceased, Mrs. Hitchcock, evidently to her sister in Illinois. The overalls and jumper were at once taken to Garden Grove and were there identified by W. A. Bluzzard, clerk to Wickham & Parker, as a pair he sold to Anschlag on Monday. The latter returned on Tuesday and said that the pair were too short and wished another suit, although he did not offer to return tho first pair. There was also found in the pock ets a postal note for one dollar pur chased'at Santa Ana on Saturday, but the postmaster is unable to remember to whom he sold it. The wagon tracks and horses' footmarks measured, are found to correspondexactly will) those of Hitchcock's team. Coroner Mere dith arrived from Los Angeles on the noon train and at once proceeded to hold the inquest. the verdict. At 8:40 to-night the coroner's jury returned the following verdict: "We, the jury, find that deceased died from wounds in the neck and head inflicted by a blunt instrument in the hands of person or persons unknown, and we believe Fred Anschlag to be one of the said persons." ANSCHLAo'S RECORD. San Francisco, January 27. —Cap- tain Lees, of tbe police force, to-day investigated the record of Anschlag, the supposed murderer of Hitchcock and wife, while he was in this city. Anschlag came here from Kn-nigs burg, Germany, in December, 1880. After remaining here a few months he went to Bangor, Butte county, where he purchased a farm. FULLER DETAILS. The murderer, Fritz Anschlag, ar rived in New York from Germany about December 10th, 188 G. He stayed there but a short time before coming to San Francisco with a letter of introduction from a New York hotel keeper named J. Baschkopf to A. Kummer, of this city. After his arrival here he re mained awhile at toe South Park hotel, which place he left to stop a couple of weeks with Mr. Kummer, afterward going to a boarding house in the vicinity. Anschlag told his friends that he nad a wealthy farmer, an uncle in Koenigsburg, Germany, and that it was his intention to purchase a farm in California. He paid a visit to Bangor, Butte County, aud worked for a man named Hergor, returning to this city and leaving for the South during the Christmas holi days of last year. He went thence to Pasadena. Kummer described Anschlag as a crank about whose private affa'rs very little was known. He came to San Francisco with a man named Huthman, who very mysteriously dis appeared. Anschlag claimed that he lost Huthman in Oakland. During his stay in the city he borrowed $25 from Kummer, which he failed to repay. A COMPROMISE EFFECTED. The San Francisco Bridee Coin puny to Resume Operations. San Francisco, January 27. —At a meeting to-day of the creditors of the San Francisco Bridge Company, which failed on the 17th instant for $400,000, the affairs of the company were finally and satisfactorily adjust ed. To tho creditors of the Kentucky street work was assigned that con tract, together with $193,000 assets in the city treasury available upon com pletion of that work in satisfaction of their claim. Tho other principal creditors agreed to extend the time to the Company in which to meet the obligations, the company agreeing to pay 100 cents on the dollar. Laborers on the Kentucky street work were paid off this afternoon. The company resumes business to-morrow, the as signee having been relieved. WILLAOE'g DEATH. The Coroner's Jury Return a Verdict of Suicide. San Francisco, January 27.—1n the case of John A. Willage, State Inspec tor of Fisheries, whose strange death was reported yesterday, the coroner's jury to-day found a verdict to the ef fect that Willage committed suicide. The police state that Willage had been under surveillance owing to the fact that charges had been preferred against him oil collecting money from Chinese and Italian fishermen, and then allowing them to continue to fish in violation of the law. Testimony given by Commissioner Sherwood and Deputy Commissioner Catania at the inquest went to prove that Willage has been collecting money which he never turned into the treas ury of the Commission. Fewell to be Tried Again. Santa Fe, N. M., January 27 —In the case of the Territory vs. L. N. Fewell, on trial for killing one Batch elder at Espanola last year, the Su preme Court to-day reversed the judgment of the lower court and sent the case back for trial. He was origin ally sentenced to ten years in the peni tentiary. He pleads self-defense. He has served six montks, but goes out on bail to-morrow. A Hard-Headed Criminal. Tucson, Ariz., January 27. —Geo. Green, the confessed railroad robber at Pantano last April, has been sen tenced to five years, and Doc Smart to life imprisonment. An appeal has been taken in Smart's case. The lat ter attempted suicide to-night by shooting himself three times in the head, but the balls flattened on his skull. The wounds are not dangerous. He attempted suicide some weeks ago with morphine. mining Venture. San Diego, January 27. —Articles of incorporation of the Lower Califor nia Mining Company were filed in the County Clerk's office to-day. The object as stated is to explore, develop and sell mines, build reduction works, cc. The capital stock is fixed at $5,000,000: The directors are Theoph ilus Massey, J. D. Hamburg, L. J. Mack and Milton Santee. Suicided Through Shame. Santa Rosa, January 27.—George A. Thornton committed suicide this morning, taking laudanum. He was an ex-Brigadier-General of the Con federate army and had held several official positions here. He was re cently employed as book-keeper for Guerne & Murphy, a lumber firm at Guerneville, who say that he was short in his accounts $400. Will be Weil Supported. San Luis Obispo, January 27. —At a meeting of the Railway Commission of the Board of Trade this afternoon three signers to the subscription list of the proposed Tort San Luis Obispo and San Joaquin Railroad were re ceived, aggregating $15,000. It is esti mated thats3oo,ooo will be subscribed in this city. A New York syndicate has offered to purchase the bonds of tho railway corporation. Fruit Urowers' meeting-. San Francisco, January 27. —Rep- resentatives of the State Board of Trade, Fruit Union and Fruit Growers' Association met to-day and discussed the new schedule of rates to the ex treme Eastern cities, faster time and a larger number of cars to be furnished by ttie railroad companies. A com mittee was appointed to confer with the railroad officials on the subject. Parte Mutual* Barred. Sacramento, January 27. —At the meeting of the State Agricultural As sociation to day, L. U. Shipper, of Stockton, was re-elected President; H. M. Laßue, Superintendent of Pa vilion, and Geo. W. Hancock Super intendent of the Agricultural Park. The Board decided not to allow Paris Mutuals to be sold on heats at the next State fair races. The Horticulturists. San Jose, January 27. —The mem bers of the American Horticultural Society were provided with carriages to-day and driven to different parts of the valley. Sacramento, January 27.—Arrange ments were made here to-day to enter tain the American Horticultural Asso ciation. A public reception is to be given in the assembly chamber in the State Capitol. Fire in a Mine. Jackson, Cal., January 27.—Fire broke out in the Plymouth Consolidated mine on Tuesday. A number of men in the mine at the time were hoisted out uninjured. The shafts were closed and it is thought that the fires are extinguished now, but nothing defi nite is known. A Fatal Affair. Stockton, January 27. —The upper part of a Bidewalk, with a heavy awn ing attached to the loft of the brick building at Main and Eldorado streets, this city, fell to-day, injuring fatally Samuel Cotts, a well-known citizen, E. Kielby, a laborer, and a boy named Levi. Genuine Leprosy. Marysville, January 27. —At a con ference of all the physicians in the ( city the case of leprosy discovered here was pronounced genuine, and the Board of Health recommends that a building be erected outside of the town for the sufferer and his family. A Journalistic Venture. Holbrook, Ariz., January 27. —An- other newspaper is announced for Holbrook. The first issue will appear February Ist. The new venture is called the Holbrook Standard. Col. W. C. Lamont is editor and proprietor. The politics are independent. Paid Ip. Sacramento, January 27. —The fol lowing counties settled their accounts with the State to-day by paying the amounts named into the Treasury: Yolo, $101,717; Sonoma, $159,457; Stanislaus, $81,421; San Bernardino, 192,263; Napa, $73,504; San Mateo, $04,013. Mrs. Rawsou Arrested. Chicago, January 27.—Mrs. Raw son, indicted yesterday by the Grand Jury for alleged complicity in an as sault to kill bauker Rawson, was ar rested to-day when she came to visit hor son in jail, and was held for bail. 'A Stnffular Catastrophe. Lodi, January 27.—Florence Brown, ten years old, was found drowned in a pool six inches deep near Clements this morning. It is supposed that she slipped, struck her head on a rock, and drowned while insensible. New Insurance Association. Stockton, January 27j—Twenty four business men of this city to-day incorporated the Alta Fire Insurance Company with a capital of $200,000, of which $70,500 has been subscribed. Died From His Injuries. San Francisco, January 27.—John P. Hoehn, the carpenter crushed by a falling roof on Wednesday, died this morning. He leaves a widow and seven children. SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 28. 1888. A MANTLE OF SNOW. Severe Storm in the New England States. COMMERCE BADLY OBSTRUCTED At Several Points Railroad Traffic Entirely Suspended. Two Wrecks. I Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald] New York, January 27. —The storm of the night before last and yesterday was most severe in the Mohawk Valley. The New York Central abandoned all trains on the Hudson River division at C o'clock last night on account of the snow blockade. The wind, which blew at the rate of sixty miles per hour, swept snow across the track in such quantities that resistance to it was useless. The snow was no sooner cleared away by gangs of laborers than it covered the track again. There were three passenger and a score of freight trains stuck in the snow. TRAINS BADLY DELAYED. The Chicago limited, over the New York Central, arrived this morning thirteen hours late. The St. Louis limited, over the Erie, at noon was in a snow bank. The snow has drifted badly in all directions, and trains are either abandoned or "running wild." ihree Delaware and Lackawanna through trains were snowed up at Kokomo Mountain all night, but man aged to move this morning. ADVICES TO-NIGHT Are to the effect that the storm has been steadily increasing throughout the northern part of this State for the past forty-eight hours, and is at its worst to-night. The temperature is falling, the wind is blowing a gale and the snow is drifting upon the rail way tracks, and laying a general em bargo on getting about. A LULL IN THE STORM. Albany, January 27. — Morning finds the storm cleared away. The thermometer is about zero, and a strong wind makes the cold intense. The railroads are in a worse condition than yesterday. No trains, whatever, are being moved. The Delaware and Hudson Railroad tracks west of here, are all blockaded and trains from New York and Boston are moved with the greatest difficulty. No freight trains are being run in any direction. A magnificent sun dog is visible hero this morning. ACCIDENT NEAR WILLIAMSTOWK. Troy, N. V., January 27.—The ef fects of the snow storm are felt this morning with greater severity even i ban yesterday. A Boston train ran into the rear end of a freight train about a mile west of Williamstown about midnight, killing Conductor Cadmore and brakesman Wheelock, and seriously injuring three other brakesmen. The express from Mon treal, over the Central Vermont, is stuck fast in the snow. ALL TRAFFIC STOPPED. Ithaca, N. V., January 27.—Owing to snow, all trains on the Elinira, Corning and Northern, at this point, are abandoned to-day. THE WORST FOR FIFTY YEARS. Biddeford, Maine, January 27. — The snow blockade is unequaled since 1836. From 4 o'clock yesterday morning till 9 o'clock last night, no train passed through here. At 9 o'clock last night seven passenger trains and one freight were blockaded within a mile of this city. On the western division, where the snow is drifted worse, but little headway is being made and the wrecking train did not finish its work at the Old Orchard till 9 o'clock last night, hav ing spent seven hours in getting the engine and snow-plow back on the track. At midnight it was still snow ing. ALL RECORDS BEATEN. Plymouth, N. H., January 27. —The weather here is the worst ever known. Eighteen inches of snow fell during the past twenty-four hours, and the thermometer is six degrees below zero, with the wind blowing a hurri cane. Seven trains are blockaded between Warren Summit and Ash land, and some are without fuel and water, and it is impossible to commu nicate with any of them. No mails have been received since Wednesday. TRAIN TRAVELERS FROST-BITTEN. PnrsFim.i), Mass., January 27. — Five long passenger trains on the Boston and Albany road are snow bound here. The fast St. Louis express spent last night in a snow drift near the Washington cut, with 100 passen gers on board. Many ladies are pros trated and a number of children badly frost-bitten. Freight trains covering over a mile of track are snowed in near Shakers, and much perishable goods will be lost. In many places the snow drifted to a depth of 40 feet. a serious calamity. Springfield, Mass., January 27. — The mail train for the north on the Connecticut River Railroad last night became stalled in a cut north of Holy oke. A gang of men went to work this morning to dig it out, but the snow was blowing about so thick that nothing could be seen a few feet dis tant, and the train from Greenfield dashed into the gang, killing three men and fatally wounding another. FUEL FAMINE IN DAKOTA. Milbank, Dak., January 27. — The situation here is growing serious. The road was opened for the block aded train between here and Big Stone yesterday and the train brought in. The train with the Eastern mail is stuck at Ortonville and the one from the West at Twin Brooks, west of here. This city will soon be short of coal and there is not a pound of sugar in the dealers' hands. Wilmot is out of coal, while Corona and Twin Brooks have neither coal nor wood. GENERAL REPORTS. Chicago, January 27. — Advices from the East continue to tell the ef fects of the great storm. The rail roads in New York, Pennsylvania and the New England States are blockaded. No casualties are reported. OUR OWN STATE. Average California Temperature During tbe Pan Weak. San Francisco, January 27.—The following is tbe average temperature for the points named for the week ending January 27th inclusive, as taken by the Southern Pacific Tele graph Buteau at 7 o'clock each morning: TEMPEHATCRE. BTATXON9. * » , lATer. Max. Mln. San Francisco 10 54 I 46 Sacramento I 9 52 42 Redding '2 49 |39 Stockton '7 54 j4O Ran Jose 12 50 46 Fresno 12 59 145 Santa Cruz 14 58 46 I.os Angeles II 56 41 Santa Barbara & 1 61 [ 42 The rainfall in San Francisco to date lias been 10.52, tgainst 0.57 inches for the correspo iding period last season. PRESENT INDICATIONS. Indications for the 2- hours com mencing at 4a. m. Janua y 28th: For California generally: Fai • weather in southern portion, local ra ns in north ern portion; nearly stationary tem perature in Southern j California, slightly cooler in Northern California; light, variable winds, generally south erly in northern portion. ' HEVI.NI 11 HEFOHIH. It la Discussed at a Meeting In Philadelphia. Philadelphia, January27.—A tariff meeting was held at the Academy of Music this morning to enforce and en dorse the recommendations of Presi dent Arthur and President Cleveland for revenue reform. Wilson Welch, of the Commercial Exchange, pre sided. Two hundred well-known citi zens of both parties, among them ex- Governors Hoyt and Pattison, were present. The feature of the evening was an oration given by Congressman Breckenridge, of Kentucky. Letters of regret from Hugh McCulloch, S. S. Cox, Secretary Fairchild, Speaker Carlisle, David A. Wells and others were read. THE PLATFORM ADOPTED Says: A reduction is nece»sary for an excessive revenue is revised taxation, and it was resolved that the existing duties upon raw materials which are to be used in manufactures should be removed and that the duties on ar ticles used or consumed by those who are least able to bear the burden of taxation should be reduced. breckenridge's speech. Breckenridge was the first speaker. He said that the question of taxation was the most important with which the government had to deal, and that the question was now before tbe American people in an imperative manner. Congress had but recently refused the question of consideration, but since then the President had de clared that the tariff is to-day the one question most worthy of the attention of Congress and the atten tion of the country. The surplus threatens business panics, and is edu cating people to false ideas of their relations to the Government. The money m the Treasury fs not the money of the Government; it is the money of the people, wrung from them by a false and wrong policy of taxation. The trade of Canada and South America and Mexico has been lost to the United States by a false system of taxation. The leather trade of tbe country has thrived since hides have been allowed to come in free. THE LABOR (iUESTION. Referring to the many labor troubles in Pennsylvania, Brecken ridge said: "When labor is discon tented, the system must be wrong, and the surest guarantee of the pros perity of a government is the content and tranquility of labor, which we do not have now because our system is false and we must abandon it. What is wanted is for the people, the labor ing people, to get out of their minds the idea that the labor of America needs protection against the labor of Europe, and to get into that that the best protection for labor is independ ent manhood." A FEW REMARKS FROM HURD. Ex-Congressman Hurd was intro duced and greeted warmly. He made an elaborate argument to demonstrate that the tariff was not in reality the protection of American labor and American enterprise, but only in some instances a handmaid to monopoly. A M-I.IM>II> Ml. 111. Bombardment o( tbe Ice Palace at Mt. Paul. St. Pai l, January 27.—The first storming of the ice palace to-night was a great success. Two thousand five hundred horsemen joined in the parade and bombardment and 100,000 would be a small estimate of the crowd that thronged the sidewalks, swarmed on the hills and on the houses as well as the palace grounds. The fire king was State Senator D. A. Morrison, of Rochester, Minn. The palace was lighted by electric lamps from within. The clubs marched in and encircled it, Jericho fashion, the fire king demanding its surrender. Bore alis Rex, from the battlement, hurled back a defiance. A huge bomb rose into the air, and the fire king's forces answered with a thousand Roman candles let off at once. The bombardment lasted for half an hour, and while the standard of Borealis was burned early in the fight, the palace itself was not taken. CABLE CAR CALAMITY. Seventeen Persons Injured at St. Paul. St. Paul, January 27.—A cable car this afternoon got away from the grip on Seely avenue and ran off the track and was smashed to pieces. _ Two or three persons were fatally injured and fourteen badly hurt. The particulars are _to the effect that in some unexplainable way at the top of the hill the grip refused to respond to the efforts of the gripman to control the car. With the passen ger car it dropped away dewn the hill and soon attained a speed of twenty miles an hour. At the bottom of Seely avenue is a sharpcurve, and when the cars reached this they im mediately overturned and smashed a stove in the rear car. Sioux Senators. Pibbbb, Dak., January 27.—The Sioux Indians have elected twelve delegates, one from each tribe, to rep resent the nation at Washington on the proposition to open the reser- WASHINGTON NEWS. Committee Decision in the White-Lowry Contest. THE SEAT DECLARED VACANT. Developments in the Inquiry Re garding the Steel Used in the Charleston. I Associated Press Dispatches to the HerAld) Washington, January 27.—The House Committee on Flections to-day disposed of the Indiana contested elec tion case by ordering a report to the House declaring the seat vacant on the ground that White, the sitting member, is ineligible, and Lowry, the contestant, did not have a majority of votes cast. The adoption of the report by the House would necessitate an other election in the Sixth Indiana District. The Republicans will pre sent a minority report declaring White elected to the seat. The delayed deficiency bill of last year, with Senate amendments, was passed by the House. The Commerce Committee of the House has decided to report back An derson's resolution providing for Congressional inquiry into the Read ing strike, with recommendation that the whole subject be referred to the Interstate Commerce Commission. THE TBI'ST INVESTIGATION. The House Committee on Manu factures discussed at length a resolu tion to investigate trusts, and it was finally determined to place the matter in the hands of a sub-committee to determine the best method of proced ure, and which one of the trusts should be the first to be investigated White, of New York, introduced a bill for the protection and adminis tration of forests on public lands. Referred. THE CHUISER CHARLESTON. Anxiety Regarding tbe Steel Being Used In Her. Washington, January 27. —The accident to the steel beams of the cruiser Charleston, now being built at San Francisco, is a matter of consid erable anxiety to naval officers in this city. A small section of one of the fractured beams has been received at the Department and shows plainly that the crack was of a most decided character, extending almost entirely through the beam. It is now learned that the four fractured deck beams which were said to have been welded and worked into the vessel,have been removed as a result of the inquiry into their fitness for use, which is still iifprogress. The developed facts give rise to apprehensions concerning tbe character and quality of the steel already worked into the hull of the Charleston, and further developments are awaited with anxiety. STRINGENT CONDITIONS. Importation of Cattle from Ureal Britain to be Allowed. Washington, January 27. —The Secretary of tbe Treasury has decided to allow the importation of meat cat tle from Great Britain and Ireland on the condition that it be shown that no pleuro-pneumonia existed where they were obtained for one year prior to their exportation, and that the cattle are fully protected from contagion in transportation from the farm. A cer tificate and affidavit from the Commis sioner of Agriculture certifying to their health must be obtained before landing, and they will be subjected to a quarantine of ninety days. General Gossip. Washington, January 27. —The Sec retary of the Navy's action in the case of Pay-Inspector Stevens will probably be announced to-morrow or early next week. The conclusions of the Court in his case and in those of several other officers at Brooklyn Navy Yard are known to be unfavorable, and it is rumored that several officers will be court-martialled. Speaker Carlisle's health is im proving. He and Mrs. Carlisle left for Fortress Monroe this morning. The Secretary of State has received an application from Mexico for the extradition of Burton, alias Meyer, the Patti ticket swindler. The Senate Committee on Elections has named February 17th for hearing Turpie's title to a seat in the Senate. FRANCE'S VINEYARDS. Poor Crops—The Wine Trade Badly Injured. Chicago, January 27. —Adolph Houssaye writes from Paris to, the local papers that the wine interests of France are in a bad way. The vin tage of 1886 was the poorest in thirty years, both in quantity and quality, but the vintage of 1888 proves to be poorer still. Those whose vineyards have not been devastated by phyl loxera, and who therefore have good wine, will get very high prices; but most of the wine-growers will have to face serious looses. AS A RESULT OF THIS The balance of the foreign wine trade is heavily against France. Instead of selling wine to others, she now has to buy it for her own use. Ten years ago more than 80,000,000 gallons were annually exported, while the imports scarcely exceeded 5,000, --000. Last year France sold only 54, --000,000 gallons of wine, while her purchases amounted to the enormous total of 260,000,000 gallons. She ac tually imported halt as much as she made. THE WORBT FEATURE Of the case, however, pertains not to the quantity but to the quality of the wine. Some 32,000 tons of sugar were used last year to fortify the pro duct of the wine presses. There were during the year imported into or man ufactured in France no less than 120, --000,000 gallons of a mixture com pounded from raisins, cider and refuse of wine presses. This has been doc tored and sold ss wine. There also have been imported some millions of gallons ef crude spirits, manufactured in Germany from potatoes and beet root. This is treated with drugs and Eut upon the market as pure grape randy, when it really contains not a drop of grape juice. CAUGHT AT EAST. Arreat of Burrows the Hated 'I rain Bobber. Memphis, January 27. —James Bur rows, leader of a band of men who at various times during the past few years have held up passenger trains in Texas, Missouri, Colorado and else where and robbed passengers, express companies, mails, etc., and in many instances killed or wounded persons who tesisted, has been arrested at Montgomery, Ala. His companion, Rueben Burrows, escaped by killing his pursuer, and is now hiding in the swamp. James Burrows will be taken to Texarkana for trial. A BANKING SCHEME. An Institution for Vlueyardlsts and Wine-men. San Fbancisco, January 27.—Many of the leading viticulturists who have considered the matter have ex pressed themselves as strongly in favor of the savings and loan bank for the vine-growers and wine-makers of California. TLs details of the scheme have not yet been worked out, but it is under stood that the proposed bank will be an industrial institution similar to the Grangers' Bank, the stockholders to be only vineyard owners'. The s heme is to be brought up before the Viti cultural Conventien which meets in March next. Seven Warrants Issued. San Diego, January 27. —Warrants have been issued by Judge Monroe for the arrest of Mrs. Klizabeth Going, Mrs. John McConahy, Constable A. H. Breedlove, Deputy Constable Archibald Freeman, Levi H. Stone, James Stone and George Morris for murder in connection with the Moosa Canon tragedy. The warrants have been sent by Sheriff McDowell to Deputy Charles Wilson at Oceatißide, and the parties named are expected to reach here as prisoners to morrow. Deatb of a Noted Typo. St. Louis, Mo., January 27. — George Clark, President of Typo graphical Union, No. 8, of this city, died to-day after a brief illness. He was twice President of the International Typographical Un ion and was a prominent candidate for the position of Public Printer prior to the appointment of Mr. Benedict. Passenger Agents' meeting. Buffalo, January 27. —At a meet ing to-day of the passenger agents of the Vanderbilt lines east of Chicago it was resolved to establish a general agency at San Francisco. W. S. Bald win was appointed agent. Another 1 rustee Wanted. Baltimore, January 27.—The Sun has information from an authoritative source in New York that Archbishop Corrigan has resigned as trustee of the Catholic University to be established in Washington. Hard Times. Ironwood, Mich., January 27. — Four hundred miners struck to-day for three months' back pay. All the merchants have refused to furnish the men with groceries and provis ions. NEW BUILDINGS. Theodore Reiser* New Opera. House. The contract for the construction of Mr. Theodore Reiser's opera house on the corner of Center and Olive streets is let to Messrs. Chas. Schind ler and H. P. Larsen, the former gen tleman constructing the brick founda tion and the latter gentleman the woodwork. Work is to be commenced on the building immediately. This structure will be a decided improve ment to our town. The upper story will be fitted up in the most approved style, containing the latest appurte nances which are necessary in a build ing of that pattern. Large and con venient apartments for stores, etc., will comprise the lower story, which we understand are already engaged for occupancy. Cement walks are to be laid on Center street from in front of the building to tbe center of town, thus affording city conveniences. Mr. Reiser is alert to our interests and the construction of this block will be warmly appreciated by our people. We hear it expressed that other buildings are to be erected on Center street in the neighborhood of the above building, all of which are contemplations of our townsmen. The late purchase of Mr. Alexander Henry on the corner of Los Angeles and Center streets is to be graced with a two-story brick building. It will cover tbe entire lot, which is 90x120 feet. This is commendable enterprise on the part of our popular citizen and every success is extended him in his forethought in this public improvement. >Mr. Henry's late pur chase is one of the best sites in town for a building such as he intends erecting, and the stately edifice is earnestly looked for. —[Anaheim Gazette. Church Social. The social at the First Congrct a tional Church was attended last night by aby a large number of members and their friends. After the usual so cial greetings and an hour of happy converse the evening's enjoyment was enhanced by a number of literary and musical selections. An instruments! solo by Miss Ellis was Tell received, followed by a happy rendition by Ma mie Short of "How Rubie played the piano," a recitation, and for an en core "My Sister's Lover." Miss Short is recognized as an artist, net only J * this city but throughout the Stat' A, Grannis sang a couple of hi' , uc teristic songs. A vocal sp' 'JNightin- Sale," with encore "AqPfuerite," by Irs. Nance, completed the pro gramme, after which coffee, sand wiches and cake were served by the 1 tdies. _ As we understand the Republican position, it is briefly this: If you are m favor of free wood or coal you are f free trader, but if you are in favor of free sugar you are a protectionist* —[Buffalo Courier, Dem, NO. 118. FOREIGN FIELDS. Pope Leo Expresses His Friendship for Russia. PEINCE WILLIAM PROMOTED. Gladstone Predicts an Important Session for the Coming Parliament. I Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald| Rome, January 27.—The Pope has written an autograph letter to the Czar, thanking him for the expressions of good will, in the address the Cssr sent him on the occasion of the jubilee and says that the Holy See is pre pared to do everything in its power to meet the desires of the Russian Government for harmonizing the need of the Roman Catholic Church in Russia with the fundamental principles of the Empire. SOCIALISTIC QUESTIONS DISCUSSED. Berlin, January 27. —Debate on the Ami-Socialist bill begun to-day in the Reichstag. Herr yon Puttkamer, President of the Council said that the Socialists attempted to overthrow all existing institutions and could not therefore claim to be treated under the common law. POLITICAL PRISONERS. Dublin, January 27.—The trial of Patrick O'Brien. Member of Parlia ment, Thos. Byrne, President of the Ballinasloe branch of the National League, and John Haydon, editor of the Westmeath Examiner, for offenses under the Crimes act, was held to day. O'Brien and Byrne were sen tenced to four months' imprisonment and Haydon to three months. Gladstone's predictions. London, January 27. —A circular issued from Florence by Gladstone, on the 24th inst., addressed to bis followers in Parliament says that the state of public affairs appears to ren der it certain that important discus sions will arise immediately upon the meeting of Parliament. prince William's birthday. Potsdam, January 27. —To-day was the 29th anniversary of the birthday of Prince William, and he was ap pointed Major-General and Com mander of the Second Brigade of In fantry Guards. PACIFIC COAST IMPROVEMENTS. London, January 27. —Mail advices from St. Petersburg say that the Government intends to largely in crease the Russian garrisons on tbe Pacific coast and greatly augment the Pacific fleet. SPIES EXPELLED. Geneva, January 27. —Tbe Bundes rath has decided to expel Haupt and Schroeder, alleged German police spies, without further judicial pro ceedings. SULLIVAN HEARD FROM. London, January 27.—Sullivan of fers to defeat Smith in six rounds with small gloves or lose £200, Smith to lose nothing if defeated. BERESFORD'S .SUCCESSOR. London, January 27.—Admiral Hot chain succeds Beresford as Junior Lord of the Admiralty. SUTRO VS. DUNN. Supreme Court Decision—The Lower Tribunal Sustained. San Francisco, January 27. —A de cision in the Supreme Court growing out of Indian hostilities in the '60's was made to-day. The case was enti tled Sutro vs. Dunn, and is a special proceeding brought to compel the de fendant, John P. Dunn, controller, to draw a warrant in favor of plaintiff for $4172 upon the Indian war bond fund, for the payment of a certain bond for services rendered and property destroyed. The plaintiff purchased the bonds dated 18G2 from A. J. Par dee, to whom they were paid. The face of the bonds show that payment was dependent upon condition that Congress should make an appropri ation therelor. No such appropriation was made, and the Court held that the respondent could not be compelled to draw a warrant for the amount, and allirmed the decision of the lower court. The Palmdale Road. San Francisco, January 27. —The Palmdale Railroad Company incor porated to-day. It proposes to con struct a branch road from Seven Palms, on the Southern Pacific Rail road in San Diego county to another point ti' 4 miles distant. H. C. Camb pell, O. C. Miller, F. M. Butler, S. W. Ferguson and Lovell White are the directors. Of the $50,000 capital stock $6500 are already subscribed. Steamboat Service Changes. San Francisco, January 27.—The steamer City of Pueblo will be placed upon the San Diego route and posi tively sail on February Ist. The Queen of the Pacific will then be laid off for repairs for a month and then the Santa Rosa for the same period. The Crelghton Case. San Francisco, January 27.—A de-. murrer to the complaint brought .by W. J. Gavigan against A. C. Dunn, surety on the bond of D. C. Creighton, under indictment for jury-bribing, was submitted on briefs to Judge Wilson to-day. To be Opened To-Day. San Diboo, January 27. —The cor ner-stone of the San College o Letters will htft iSid to-morrow Joaquin Mjjj£?* and other distin- will participate in the IpgWPhe college will be non ss*-* The Smallpox. i San Francisco, January 27.—Re ports of the smallpox cases during the past forty-eight hours have not been most encouraging. At 4 o'clock to day there were six new cases and two deaths. 1 A Quick Trt*. Holbrook, Ariz., January 27.-— This afternoon an Atlantic and Pacific special train made a run from Albo qurque to Holbrook, 263 mUss, in 290) minutes.