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The papers of all delinquent mail subscribers to the Los Angeles Daily Herald will be promptly discontinued hereafter. No papers will be sent to subscribers by mail unless tne some have been paid for in advance. This rule Is Inflexible. Ayers & Lynch. Office of Publication, 123-5 West Second street, between Spring and Fort, Los Angeles. JOB PRINTING DEPARTMENT—Owing to our greatly increased facilities, we are prepared to execute all kmdiof job work in a superior manner. Special attention will be given to commercial and leta prliiting, and all orders Will be promptly filled at moderate rates. THI KSUAI. SEPTEMBER 80, 18SS. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL TICKET. FOB PRESIDENT: GROVER CLEVELAND, of New York. for vice-fbesident: ALLEN G. THURMAN, of Ohio. To enforce frugality in public expenditures and abclt-'h unnecessary taxation. For Cengrcsi, Sixth. District. REEL B. TERRY, of Fresno. Democratic State Electoral Ticket. ..t 0 .„„ Sf- P- BERRY, of Sutter. AtLarge... (B D . MURPHY, of Santa Clara. Ist District . FRED BERINGER, of Sonoma. 2d District. A. CAMINETTI, of Amador. 3d District .C. A. JENKINS, of Sacramento. 4thDistrict. P. J. MURPHY,of San Francisco. sth District N. BOWDEN, of Santa Clara. 6th District .BYRON WATERS, of San B'dino. Democratic State Ticket. Chief Justice NILEB SEARLES, of Nevada Associate Justice. .JEREMIAH SULLIVAN, of San Francisco. Democratic County Ticket. STATE senators. 80th District VICTOR MONTGOMERY ASSEMBLYMEN. 76th District S. A. WALDRON. 77th District A. R. STREET. 78th District W. M. McFADDEN. SUPERIOR JUDGES. - „ „„„ ,H. K. S. O'MELVENY. Long Term (A- W. HUTTON. Short Term W. T. KENDBICK. Sheriff T. E. ROWAN. County Treasurer E. E. HEWITT. County Clerk 1.. H. 8. PARCELS. County Auditor C. E. J. WHITE. County Recorder GEORGE HERRMANN. Public Administrator 8. LEVY. Tax Collector OMRI BULLIS. District Attorney J. R. DUPUV. County Coroner JOHN L. McCOY. County Surveyor S. H. FINLKY. SUPERVISORS. 2d District A. OSTHOFF. 4th District J. W. VENABLE. sth District GEORGE BEBSONETT. City and Township. _~„ . „ (O. H. VIOLET. City Justices g. ]j. LOCKWOOD. Township Justice WM. CRAWFORD ~™...HM ICHAS ROBERTS. Constables jR j DOMINGUEZ. There are still at this office a small number of copies of our superb Sunday edition. It is an excellent paper to send to your Eastern friends. Ask for the Sunday paper at the desk. The City's Guests. The visiting Odd Fellows are enjoying their stay in Los Angeies to the utmost. Yesterday at least ten thousand people went out to Pasadena. The Crown of the Valley threw open all her doors to her guests, and manifested a munificent hos pitality. The visitors were taken to all coignes of vantage and the beautiful San Gabriel valley was spread before their eyes in all its many attractions. The day was a charming one, and as our vis itors come to realize that there will be little change of a meteorological nature in this section until near the turn of the year, the impression will grow on their minds that we have something to boast of in our glorious climate. To-day a pilgrimage will be made to Santa Mon ica. The league-long rollers of the Paci fic will be seen by many for the first time, and, perhaps, they will take a dip in its mystic waves. It may be interest ing for the visitors to reflect that had they come here in February next the tepid semi-tropic waters would be as warm as they are to-day. The Soldiers' Home will be an interesting place for the visitors to see. The Herald wishes our guests continual joy in all their pilgrim- a * es - '. Mr. Cleveland states the definite posi tion of the Democratic party on tariff with regard to the protection of the workingman and shows that the Demo cratic party is entirely friendly to the manufacturer in giving him free raw materials. Harrison's letter, on the con trary, undertakes most improperly to show what the Democratic policy is, and misrepresents the meaning of the Mills bill, and takes the position of a scold who puts an opponent in a false position, and then lectures him about it. Mr. Blame is intensely interested in keeping up rates of wages for American laborers. That is why he is so opposed to free trade. That is why Millionaire Carnegie loves him so. That is why when tbe Greatest Statesman returned from Europe, it required thirty-two trunks and ten bags to carry his supply of clothes made by the cheap pauper labor of England. I General Harbison is said to be getting I awfully tired of all the band-shaking he 1 has to undergo. Our head against an | . apple tbat Mr. Harrison's arm stands X, tbe shaking better than bis ear en- I dares all tbe hurrahing for Blame. THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 20. 1888. Imn Auaeln a Btoallr iW»del City. Readers of our esteemed contempora ries living at a distance should not get the idea that there are no schools and no police force in Los Angeles. Neither should they allow their minds to be mis led into the thought that the city is in need of a vigilance committee. One of our esteemed contemporaries lias discov ered the fact that our city schools are afflicted with "dry rot," and the same able editor talks of forming a committee of one hundred to take charge of police matters. We all have heard of the drunkard who misconceived the condi tion of the lamp posts, and insisted that they were all staggering. The disease in the present instance is in the billious condition of our es teemed contemporary 's blood. We need more school room to keep pace with the great growth of the city. The room will be forthcoming soon. There are a num ber of disreputable characters in the city. There always are in a place of 00,000 inhabitants. We shall be most pleased to learn that the last vagrant has left Los Angeles. Some of us have been waiting long for the coming of the mil lennium. Let us still hope it will get here. Let us all do whatever of a prac tical nature there is to do in order to hasten the good epoch when a large city shall be found in which there is no longer any need of law, or limbs of the law. We will ail go there at once: and if it is Los Angeles which can be brought to such a paradi saic State, then there will indeed be a boom and corner lots will sell for as many silver dollars as can be piled on them. But in the meantime our dear contemporaries' proposition to have a vigilance committee is "rot" which has not yet had time to dry. It is the freshest and rottenest rot of the season. Los Angeles is very much above tiie average of cities of its size in the matter of law and order. It may fee maintained in proof of this that while the Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows has been in session, an occasion when (>O,OOOO people are estimated to have been afloat here there has not been a bit of disturb anoe. The police affairs have been splen didly administered, and hardly a case of disorderly conduct has been developed. Of course our guests this week are of ttie very salt of the earth, but such a crowd of people always draws together all sorts of camp followers who have no connec tion with the main army. But in spite of all this the 90,000 inhabitants of this fair city and her thousands of visitors have all comported them selves- in perfectly good order. People intending to come here are assured that their children will be able to find good schools, and that quiet people will be perfectly safe in their lives, persons and property. A Trust Well Kept. Mr. Cleveland's epigram, "Public office is a public trust," is a good one; and Los Angeles county has three officials at least who have well kept the trust reposed in them. If ever a people had officials who faithfully served their constituents we have them in the person of two mem bers of the Hoard of Supervisors and in the member of the Board of Equalization who sits for this district. For two years the property of this county has been assessed away above its level, as judged by the valuations put on that of other counties in the State. Both last year and this the erroneous value set on our realty by the zeal of the Assessor has been, in a very great degree, rectified, and the people saved in each year some 160,000 of actual money in the lowering of the taxes by a reduction of ten per cent. As Mr. Rowan puts it, every tax-payer has been able to pay each dollar of his burden with ninety cents in cash. Elsewhere in the Herald ot to- day will be found an interview with two of the gentlemen who have been so largely instrumental in obtaining this great meas ure of relief. It will be seen how mod estly and moderately these faithful officials speak of their great services to the people. It is easy enough to tell the story, but few know what it cost to bring about such happy re sults. .We know for a fact that in both instances where this reduction of taxes has been brought about, that T. E. Rowan and J. W. Venable have been obliged to go to the State capital, to re main there for days at a time, to make a hard, careful, disagreeable fight, often somewhat personal and acrimonious in its nature in order to get this done. We know that in these instances these gentlemen have neglected important private business, and that they have suffered severely not only in the loss of comfort, and in their feelings; but also in their per sonal interests and in their purses. And we are not only indebted to these de voted public servants for their sacrifices and for the energy they have displayed on our behalf; but there is this to re member, that the fight was won not alone by strenuous efforts and at the cost of time and money, but that it required the rarest tact and the ripest wisdom to accomplish the really substan tial results of ten per cent, re duction twice over, when in one instance ours was the only county reduced at all, and in the other almost the only one. While others might bo willing to make the attempt if placed in the same posi tion of trust, who else but men possessed of the experience, knowledge and tact of these could have succeeded ? They are both loaded with telling facts about our county, and Mr. Rowan's tongue is not in every one's mouth who might try to set forth the facta. And while so much is due to tbe Messrs. Rowan and Venable on this head, we must not forget to recall tbe really loyal and most efficient service rendered to all his constituents in this district by John T. Gaffey, our member in the State Board. Mr. Gaffey has stood by the interests of his section man fully. But for his aid the ef forts of our Supervisors would have been hopeless of results. He stood a year ago against very heavy opposition to our interests, and this year the strain ' was harely less heavy. Mr. Gaffey states that Mr. Sloss,of San Francisco.treated our petitions with great fairness, and this year Mr. Dunn joined with the member from San Francisso to secure us relief. There is but one way to reward such services as are here referred too, and that is by showing our appreciation of them by continuing these who render them in office. Mr. Rowan and Mr. Venable are again before the people of this county. If the electors di not remember what thsy have done, then the county is not worthy of such servants. The Campaign of Thought. The current campaign is to be known in the history of American politics as the campaign of thought. Whatever may be the immediate outcome oi it, the ulti mate result will greatly redound to the credit of the Democratic party. It was tiie Tariff message of President Cleveland which at last buried the gory garment, and recalled his countrymen to a living issue. It was the firm adherence of the St. Louis Convention to the principles of reform formulated by the President that put personalities and sentiment out of the question. It was the honest expres sions of the President's letter of accept ance which held the campaign down to realities and up to a high plane of thought and principle. The campaign will not redound to the credit of the Republican party. They have no where met the issue squarely. Instead of discussing broad principles on the plane of fact and logic they have persistently tried to misrepresent our position. They have at all points de clined to meet us in debate and discuss the issues of the campaign. Mr. Blame made a bluff about meeting Mr. Carlisle, and all the brainless fugleman of the Greatest Statesman In tho iand went wild in their delight at the prospect of the intellectual battle. But la, Mr. Blame did not intend to do as he pro posed. He crawfished. Congressman Tarnsey, of Michigan, sends a challenge to his Republican antagonist to meet him in joint debate in their district, but the Republican prefers to get off by him self where he can howl free trade and not be interrupted. He ignominiously de clines the challenge. So it goes all over the Union, even to our own comity, where each and every proposition for a joint debate is declined by those who represent the great party of all intelligence. In a joint debate lies can be nailed, and proofs demanded. That is what tho war tax advocates who serve the grinding monopolies dare not encounter. The party of all intelligence throws np the sponge in a most disgraceful manner. Which Is Right? General Harrison and Mr. Blame dif fer widely in their views on trusts. Mr. Blame, in his Portland speech, said that President Cleveland or nobody else had the right to interfere with combinations of capital. Trusts, he said, were private enterprises, and as such should be fos tered instead of restricted. In his letter of acceptance General Harrison thus speaks of trusts: The declaration of the Convention against "all combinations of capital, or ganized in trusts or otherwise, to control arbitrarily the condition of trade among our citizens," is in harmony with the views entertained and publicly express ed by me long before the assembling of the Convention. Ordinarily ' capital siiares the losses of idleness with labor, but under the operation of the trust in some of its forms the wage-worker alone suffers loss, while idle capital receives its dividends from a Trust fund. Produc ers who refnse to join the combination are destroyed aud competition as an ele ment of prices is eliminated. It cannot be doubted that the legislative authority should and will find a method of dealing fairly and effectively with these and other abuses connected with this subject. How would it do to have a joint debate on trusts between Mr. Blame and Mr. Harrison? It might develop the har mony of the party. Let This Nonsense Stop. There is not a little indignation already aroused in the public mind because of the disgraceful squabble which a few bitter minded men are keeping up on the police question, and this feeling is rapidly grow ing to a head. The Mayor has said that there is nothing in the testimony before him to implicate the Chief of Police. The Express has stated that the testi mony offered is worthless for the pur poses aimed at. All reasonable people know that no proof of wrong doing has been adduced against Mr. Cuddy. His worst enemies have reduced their charges against him to the most puerile and childish of trifles. Now the interests of the city are being most dis gracefully neglected, and the efficiency of the police force is put in jeopardy by the wanton and malignant personal enemies of the Chief. The wiser people are tired of it, and inasmuch as a majority of the Council is Democratic tho party will be to blame. In view of these facts there are angry murmurings heard in the party which will culminate in an indignation meeting in which the foolish leaders of this movement will bs handled without gloves. Overlooking the fact that the law au thorizing foreign labor contracts was of Republican origin and the act prohibit ing them of Democratic origin, Mr. Har rison in his letter claims credit for sup porting the existing statute, and says that he would advocate such amend ments as might prove necessary. But he says that legislation prohibiting the importation of laborers under contract would amount to little except for the system of protective duties on merchan dise. Now, the only legitimate object of protective tariff is to protect labor; and, of course, this kind of protection for labor must protect against the importa tion of cheap foreign labor itself. It is useless to keep out the goods if we let in the men who make them at pauper labor rates. Waiter (to gentleman who has just tip ped him) —"Excuse me, sir, but do you know that ia a twenty-cent piece." Gen tleman (putting it back in his pocket)— "Why, no; I took it for a quarter. But it's all right; I know where I got it."— [Epoch. In nemorUm. There were few dry eyee at the obse quies at Dr. W. J. Chichester's new home yesterday afternoon, when the earthly remains of his beloved wife were being closed to the view of her large circle of newly-acquired friends. The bride of three months ago was there sur rounded by those who had welcomed her, full of bloom and promise and radiant with the joys of a new life, to her distant Pacific home. She bad come like Kutb, to follow her Boaz where love and duty called. She had come, full of the instinctive fires of duty, to do all that had been allotted to her. A pure child, matured in the responsibilities of her new womanhood, she had taken upon herself the great dutieß pertain ing to a practical Christian life. Hardly had Bhe stepped upon the threshold of those duties, and with the surroundings of a devoted husband and friends who loved her for her self evident tenderness of heart and manifest beauties of disposition, than the all-visit ing destroyer, Death, came to her in inex orable guise. She laid liereelt down be fore his awful terrors in that peact ful and «uiet submission which onr American poet likens to he who, with smile and beam of eye, wraps his mantle around him and lies down to pleasant dreams. To this fair, but jzone-from-us being, past, but with us, assembled the stricken friends yesterday afternoon. Around hei untenanted form they dropped the hot tears of sorrow. Above her lifeless case eloquent ministers discoursed of her vir tues and the sad fate that had so soon taken from Israel a shining mark, lie side her wept those to whom she was, in the flesh, a stranger, but tc whom her sad taking-oil' hat! made nature's wells o'erflow their tearful streams. The old were stricken with grief that youth so full of promise had been cut down bef jre the ear was ripe : the middle-aged had sorrow in theit eye that one on whom so much depended had prematurely gone; the young, with embittered thought, wondered why she so loved, so ambitious, in the springtime of her womanhood, should be selected for that keen dart's envious flight, which ends all here. Bui amongst that sorrow-stricken and tearful throng there went up the crying and availing prayer for the oue so prostrate, so dejected, so lost in the misery of the boor, that he must have felt like Jere miah when he said : " Why is my pain perpetual and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed?" But there is a cure in the Word. Deep, sharp and lancinating is the affliction ot his present wound. Dark is now the day, and full of hopelessness his woef are to him. But he has always taught consolation to others —has always felt like the poet, that to him who has not bereftihimself of hope "the darkest hour is just before the day." His prayer now may be, "Remove thy stroke away from me; I am consumed by thine hand." But when tbe darkness of his present affliction shall be lighted by a far-linger ing star of hope, he will say: "Thou which hast showed me great and sore troubles shalt quicken me again, and shall bring me up again from the depths ol the dark." To him, the sorrow-stricken who is yet with us in the flesh, he sent out the word of consolation, that what comes we must bear, that manhood and Christianity botli inculcate if we meet thorns we must suffer like men, and if it be roses that touch us with the beauty of their fragrance we shall be glad that we may know that life's pathway cannot always be strewn with thorns. Nemo. [Mrs. W. J. Chichester was the daugh ter of Mr. Edward L. Wilson, one of tie artists of the "Century" and the author of the late series of illustrated papers in that magazine on Palestine. Mrs. Chi chester has traveled in many lands with her father, and arrived here iv the latter part of June with her husband, to whom she had been married the last day of May preceding.] The fosemltc. The wonderful Yosemite Valley, by many thought to be the greatest natural curiosity of the Continent, is to be de scribed in a lecture by the Rev. Frost, D. D., late of Sacramento, and it is said by those who have heard the lecture, that is grand—magnificent. The Big Trees come in for a full description. This lecture will take place to-morrow evening, at the Central Baptist Church, corner Third and Hill streets. Baseball. Chicago, September 19. —Lucky hit ting and magnificent fielding enabled the visitors to win to-day's game with ease. Score: Chicago 0, Philadelphia 3. Bat teries: Tener and Farrell for Chicago; Bufflngton and Clements for Philadel phia. Cincinnati, September 19.—Cincinnati 11, Athletics 2. Kansas City, September 19. —Kansas City 0, Cleveland 2. Louisville, September 19. —Louisville 4, Brooklyn 5. Detroit, September 19. —Bad fielding on the part of thh visitors allowed the home team to score two runs in the last inning. Detroit 2, Boston 0. Batteries: Detroit, Gruber and Ganzel; Boston, Radbourne and Tate. St. Louis, September 19. —St. Louis 6, Baltimore 3. Pittsburg, September 19. —Pittsburg won to-day's game with remarkable ease. Sunday's base running and Richardson's fielding were the features of the game. Score: Pittsburg 4, New York 1. Bat teries: Morris and Carrol, Welch and Ewing. An Actress Robbed While Swooning. Philadelphia, September 19. —Charles C. Fair, an actor, is on trial op complaint of Louise Pauline, an actress, who claims that iv May, 1886, she fainted after a matinee; that her dress was loosened and a purse containing jewelry and $1500 fell from her bosom; that it was given to Fair, who never returned the money and tried to make her believe one of the ladies took it; that he afterwards con fersed the tlxeft and begged her not to disgrace him. She was unable to get her money and, therefore, had him arrested. Odd Fellows at San Diego. San Diego, September 19. —A large excursion of Odd Fellows arrived this afternoon from Los Angeles and were es corted around the bay by the Reception Committee to the Hotel del Coronado, where a grand ball was given to-night. An excursion on the bay will be given to morrow forenoon, and in the afternoon the party will be taken to Tia Juana, on the Mexican border. Marion Canton, No. 6, Indiana, will arrive Friday and be tendered a similar reception. An im mense street parade is also being arranged. A Candidate Run Over. Hollistek, September 19.— G. B. Mc- Croskey, tbe Democratic nominee for District Attorney, was run over to-night by a horseback rider named A. Patter eon, and It is feared received serious in ternal injuries. Patterson wcs arrested. WASHINGTON. Exclusion and Retaliation Bill. ! THE PROGRESS MADE BY EACH. Delay of Transmit ting the Former to the President for His Signature. Associated Press Dlstistches to the Hkrai.d. | Washington, September 19, I P. m. — The Chinese bili has already passed from the custody of the Senate, and is in that of the House, ready to go to tho President. The Retaliation bill was considered briefly by the Senate Committee on For eign Relations and referred to a sub committee, consisting of Senators Sher man, Evarts and Morgan. It is consid ered probable that no immediate action will be taken on the measure. Till-: IICIjAY 111 Mil l l l<l\. Its Purpose Reported Ineffective Another Obstacle met. Washington, September 19. —The reso lution reported by Edmunds this morn ing, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, instructing the President of the Senate to withhold, until (lie further direction of the Seuate, transmission to the House oi the Chinese Restriction bill, has not effected its purpose. The passage of the measure was duly an nounced to the House when the motion to reconsider was defeated. The act was then enrolled, signed by the Speaker and yesterday about £> o'clock, signed by the President of the Senate. The clerk of the Com mittee on Enrolled Bills took it over to the House last night, but that body had adjourned and there was no one to re ceive it, so it remained in the custody of the Senate Committee over night, and was actually in the possession of the Senate when the resolution of the For eign Relations Committee was reported. The rules of the Senate at first reading seem to provide that the defeat of a mo tion to reconsider shall be tbe final dis position, so far as the jurisdiction of the Senate is concerned, of any pending question, though upon this point there is room for a slight difference of opinion. Senator Bowen, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Enrolled Bills, after a careful examination of the rules, held that the announcement of the pass age of the bill was a virtual surrender of its custody, and he took the responsi bility of permitting his clerk to proceed in the discharge of his duty as usual. Thereupon, at a quarter before one o'clock to-day, the enrolled bill, duly signed and ready for transmission to the President, was delivered to tho proper officers of the House. TRANSMISSION STILL OBSTRUCTED. Washington, September 111. —Later — The Chinese restriction bill seems to have met another obstacle. Representa tive Kilgore, Acting Chairman of the House Committee on Enrolled Bills, whose duty it will lie to carry the bill to the President, has decided to hold it back as an act of courtesy to the Senate, to give opportunity for action on the resolution of the Foreign Relations Com mittee. THE St > VIE. An Order to Delay the Signing- of the Chinese BUI. Washington, September 19, —In the Senate to-day Edmunds reported from the Committee on Foreign Relations the following order: It is ordered that tho President of tho Senate be directed lo withhold transmission to the House oi the Representatives, of the act (House bill) td prohibit the coming of Chinese laborers to the United States, until the further direction of the Senate. He asked for immediate consideration. Teller objected to prevent consideration, and the order went over till to-morrow. Vest inquired of tne presiding officer what the affect of non-action on the pro posed order would be. No response was made. Edmunds also offered a joint resolu tion appropriating $100,000 to be expend ed under the direction of the President of the United States, in relief of the suf fering caused by yellow fever in Florida, and asked for immediate consideration. He pointed out that the money appro priated for the purpose of preventing the spread of the epidemic could not be used as a relief fund. The resolution was passed. Sherman's resolution, as to Canadian affairs, was, at the request of Morgan, postponed till to morrow. SURPLUS AND TARIFF ROBBERY. Jones, of Arkansas, proceeded to ad dress the Senate on a motion to refer the President's annual message, and dis cussed from a Democratic standpoint the questions of the surplus and the protect ive tariff, which he declared was a sys tem of naked robbery. Stewart next addressed the Senate, ex pressing views directly opposite to those put forward by Jones, and declaring that the existing stagnation and depression of prices did not result from the tariff, but from the demonetization of silver. BILLS PASSED. A number of bills were taken from the calendar and passed, among them the following: House bill to amend the River and Harbor Appropriation bill of 1884 in relation to the use of St. Mary's Falls and other canals. House bill granting to the Duluth and Winnipeg Railway Company the right-of-way through Fond Dv Lac Indian reservation, Minnesota; amended so as to give simi lar rights across the Umatilla Indian reservation in Oregon to the Oregon Rail way and Navigation Company, and also so as to increase beyond 12,000 acres the extent of Umatilla reservation, to be re served after allotments in severalty. Tho Senate bill to accept ajul ratify the agreement of the 14th of May, 1880, sub mitted by the Shoshones, Bannocks and Sheep Eaters, of Fort Hall and Lembi reservations in Idaho. Adjourned. House Proceedings. Washington, September 19. — The House resumed consideration of the con ference report on the Sundry Civil Ap propriation bill. Holman, of Indiana, opposed the adop tion of the report. Kerr, of lowa, said that if Congress had been deceived by tbe architect in the matter of estimates for the new Li brary building, it should not be in favor of voting another dollar to be spent under the supervision of that architect. Adams, of Illinois, opposed the con ference report, although be expressed his willingness to vote $10,000,000 to erect a suitable building for tbe library. The vote on agreeing to the conference report resulted, yeas 67, nays 77. No quorum and the House adjourned. D«a|Uii Candy Kitchen. For a fine cool milk shake, lemonade or soda go to 127 South Spring btreet. BAY CITY BREEZEN. mother Frightful Elevator ('atai. trophe-Local Brlefa. San Francisco, September 18—The elevator in the Bancroft Building, Mar ket street, fell from ihe fifth floor to the basement to-day. Ten people were in the car at tho lime. The accident was caused by the cable breaking. The car shot to the bottom of the shaft and was demol ished. The next instant the heavy cable came crashing down on the top of the wreck and added to the destruction. All of the passengers were more or less in jured, several very severely. Following are the names of the injured: W. A. Little, right arm broken. W. O. Clymo, one leg broken. Robert Crichery, both ankles broken. A. Alexander, nose broken and one foot severely injured; it is believed that his back is also broken and that he will die. I'rof. A. Vandernaillen, slightly in jured. The elevator boy William Umfred, is said to be injured seriously. A Shaw, left wrist cut and leg injured. R. F Haskings, back sprained, badly injured. W. 11. Laily has one of his wrists cut and received a wound over the eye. Louis Abrahams is badly cut about the head and hands. DEATH OF A PROMINENT ODD FELLOW. Judge John D. Frere, Superior Judge of Sutter county, who for some time past has been lying seriously ill here, died to-day at Haywards of hemorrhage of the lnngs. He was one of the leading members of the organization of Odd Fellows on this coast, and was repeatedly summoned by the Grand Lodge of the State to represent it in the national body. Three months ago he was elected to the Sovereign Grand Lodge now in session in Los Angeles. The United States grand jury indicted William O'Brien, James Nagle, William Snow, William McNaraara and other man, charging them with smuggling 601 boxes of opium on the steamship City of Sydney. At a meeting of the Pilot Commission ers this afternoon the following resolution was unanimously adopted: Resolved, That Pilot Louis Meyer be and he is hereby exonerated from all blame in the matter of the collision be tween the steamships Oceanic and the City of Chester at the entrance to the harbor, on August 23, 1888. The reported sale of the Lick House property, this city, to Senator James (5. Fair, for a million and a quarter, has been confirmed by statements of the Lick trustees. It is learned that of this amount $880,519 will be equally divided between the Society of California Pio neers and the Academy of Sciences, while the remainder will be expended in completing free public baths and other works for which bequests were made. The railroad officials have received information that a heavy rainstorm, like a cloudburst, passed over Northern Utali last night. The rain poured down in the canons and cuts west of Ogden and a number of washouts occurred. The track was repaired this morning, but trains will be delayed several hours. There were also heavy rains in Arizona, but no disasters to the track are reported. When asked to-day as to what was Sheriff McMann's position in regard to Father Fassonnoti's statement that Gol denson had given him a capsule contain ing poison, before his execution, Under- Sneriff O'Connor said Sheriff McMann, before leaving the city, told him that he had received no such poison, and author ized him to deny the story that he had received it. William A. Bissell, the newly ap pointed General Freight and Passenger Agent of the Atlantic and Pacific, re turned from the Fast to-day and this question was asked him: "Do you not think your people are be hind in the survey now being made from Stockton to Sacramento?" "No more than 1 am in my individual capacity, was the reply. The Company has nothing to do with it." The Council of Federated Trades at a meeting to-day indited a letter to Presi dent Cleveland asking that he would not interpose executive clemency in the case of Adolph Hinz, who some weeks ago pleaded guilty to partnership with Boyd and Ciprico in fraudulent Chinese certificate dealings, and who afterwards sought escape ot sentence by procuring a pardon from the President. One of his pleas was that he was ignorant of the English language. The Coun cil forwards a letter written in good English by Hinz, as Secretary of the Beer Brewer's Protective Association, in which he threatens the boycott of a dealer in bock beer. The Council also sent a letter to Postmaster-General Dick inson, protesting against the granting of a subsidy to the "Oceanic Steamship Company for carrying mails between the United States and Honolulu, unless they agree to employ no Chinese on the vessels. The United States survey steamer Hassler, Lieutenant H. B. Mansfield, United States Navy, commanding, ar rived in port to-day from a surveying trip along the northern Coast of Cali fornia. Leung Bock Heong was stabbed and killed by some unknown assailant in Chinatown to-night. The police were notified of the murder by Tin Tock, foreman of a gang of Chinese laborers, who stated that he had paid Heong and several others $90 each dur ing the day for work. Several Chinamen occupying a building said they heard a struggle, and heard Heong exclaim that he was being robbed. The police arrested a number of Chinese on suspicion. To-day when the customs officers at tempted to keep the Chinese from going on board the steamer City of Rio de Jan eiro they stampeded, but were driven back by the officers. The Chinese then drew knifes and were about to make an attack when several policemen appeared and quelled the riot. Republican Rail Rolling. Washington, September 19.—The great ball, which was the feature of the Blame demonstration in New York, is about to start from its home, Cumber land, Md., and to be rolled to Hagers town, Md., on Monday, and Fredericks burg, Md., on Wednesday, September 25th. At each of these points Congress men B. W. Perkins, R. P. Kennedy, James Laird and L. E. McComas will meet it and make speeches. The huge ball will reach Washington on Thursday and be received by the National Republi can League with a great demonstration. From here it will go West, rolling through West Virginia and Ohio to Indianapolis, and thence it may go to the Pacific Coast. Am Editor Interviewed. • Fresno, September 19. —J. D. Fiske, a theatrical manager, entered the Republi can office this morning, accompanied by his wife, and struck J. W. Short, one of the proprietors, on the head with a cane. The printers interfered, and Mrs. Fiske struck one with her sunshade. The offi cers appeared and Fiske and his wife were arrested. The trouble grew out of an article in this morning's Republican.