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JOB PRINTING DEPARTMENT—Owing to our greatly incressed facilities, we are prepared to execute all kinds of job work in a superior ■Banner. Special attention will be given to commercial and legal printing, and all orders will be promptly filled at moderate rates. SO DAW, OCTOBER 14, 1888. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL TICKET. fob president: , GROVER CLEVELAND, of New York. FOB vicb-feesident: ALLEN G. THURMAN, of Ohio. To enforce frugality in public expenditures and abolish unnecessary taxation. For Congress, Sixth District. REEL B. TERRY, of Fresno. Democratic State Electoral Ticket. ~ T (0. P. BERRY, of Sutter. At Large... j B n MURPHY, of Santa Clara. Ist District FRED BERINGER, of Sonoma. Sd District. A. CAMINETTI, of Amador. 3d District..C. A. JENKINS, of Sacramento. 4thDistrict. P. J. MURPHY,of San Francisco. sthDistrict. N. BOWDEN, of Santa Clara. 6th District. .BYRON WATERS, of San B'dino Democratic state Ticket Chief Justice NILES REARLES, of Nevada Associate Justice. JEREMIAH SULLIVAN, of San Francisco. Democratic County Ticket. STATE SENATORS. 89th District VICTOR MONTGOMERY assemblymen. 76th District S. A. WALDRON. 77th District A. R. BTREKT 78th District W. M. McFADDEN. SUPERIOB JUDGES. T«. m )H. K. 8. O'MELVENY. Long Term j Aw HUTTON. Short Term W. T. KENDRICK. Sheriff T. E. ROWAN. County Treasurer E. E. HEWITT. County Clerk H. S. PARCELS. County ABditor C. B J. WHITE. County Recorder GEORGE HERRMANN. Public Administrator S. LEVY. Tax Collector OMRI BULLIS. District Attorney J. R. DUPUY. County Coroner JOHN L. McCOY. County Surveyor 8. H. FINLEY. supervisors. Sd District A. 08THOFF. 4th Dißtrict J. W. VENABLE. 6th Dißtrict GEORGE BEBSONETT. City and Township. City Justices i°- H VIOLET. City Justices js. B. LOCKWOOD. Township Justice WM. CRAWFORD. Constables (CHAS. ROBERTS. constables R j. DOMINGUEZ. Converts to Democracy and Their Reasons. The number, character and standing of representative men who have come over from the Republican to the Demo cratic party this Presidential year, sur passes that of any previous campaign experience. The Mugwumps, co called, stand now where they stood in 1884, and with augmented ranks will vote for Cleveland. The "common people" every where are earnestly studying the atti tude of the two parties on the tariff-tax question, and finding that the policy of the Mills bill is to increase the pur chasing power of money for the necessa ries of life, to augment the demand for labor and to protect the industrial classes from foreign competition, they are swell ing the ranks of the Democratic party in every State. Amongst the accessions from the higher ranks of the Republican party none surpass in intellectual vigor and bril liancy Colonel Thomas Wentworth Hig ginson, who has been nominated for Congress in the Fifth Massachusetts District. He is celebrated as an author, has been an ardent Republican and was one of the old Garrisonian Abolitionists. Henry A. Robinson, who was the Re publican nominee for Congress in De troit, Mich., two years ago, has come out with a letter announcing his determina tion to support the national Democratic ticket. In the course of it he says: "For many years I have been aware of the wicked and grevious burdens im posed upon the laboring masses by the protective (?) tariff system, and have hoped that the good work of its reform might be begun under the revision promises that have been so freely in dulged in by the Republican party. But such hopes have been in vain. The promises of that party to relieve the peo ple from unjust taxation—after it had completed the cheerful service of reliev ing tbe rich and powerful from just tax ation—have been steadily violated, and the culmination of Republican insincerity, not to say hypocrisy, is found iv the Chicago platform of lhiß year, which un qualifiedly commits the party to protec tion as a principle to be perpetuated in American politics, and that committal has been re-echoed and emphasized in Mr. Harrison's letter of acceptance, where he says that the protective system is constitutional, wholesome and neces sary." Mr. Robinson's change of base creates a stir in political circles. He has long been a popular leader among the labor element, and continues to occupy a very influential position among the working men. It was this fact that led to his nomination for Congress by the Repub licans two years ago. Ashbel P. Fitch, the Republican Con gressman of New York who voted for the Mills bill and has come out for Cleve land, received a letter the other day from Aspinwall Hodge congratulating him on his course, averring the truth to be, not that he and his fellows have aban doned the Republican party, but that it has abandoned them. He farther says: "We are tariff reformers, having learned to be such by the Republican Tariff Com mission of 1883, aa well as by tbe re peated reports of Republican Secretaries | .THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, 1888. of the Treasury, the messages of Repub lican Presidents, and the speeches of Re publican Senators and Representatives. We have not left our instructors; our instructors, with one or two notable ex ceptions, have left us. To-day we find the Democratic party led by a man whom we have learned to respect, and whose administration, his enemies say, has been wise and honest, and has conserved the business interests of the country. That party has not only pledged itself by a platform four years old, but has re newed the pledge then given by both parties, and has actually and earnestly endeavored, and is now endeavoring, 'to correct the inequalities of the tariff' and to reduce the tax on necessities and raw materials." Our Lands and Our Climate. Oat of the three million acrea of land in Los Angeles county, at least two mil lion are tillable. Of this two million acres over one-half are eminently suited for the successful cultivation of all the sub-tropical fruits. The richest products of the vine and the tree can be raised in our valleys and foothills. Our mesa lands, where water has been brought to them, have proven to be the best orange and vineyard lands in the world. The fact that our lands are so valuable for the production of tbe vine and the citrus fruits, as well as for the best order of deciduous fruits, gives them a value, far above that which could be asked for lands outside of our favored region. The industrious man who has ten acres under choice cultiva tion in this county has a holding which will yield him a larger income than one hundred and sixty acres in less favored localities. Mr. A. B. Chapman, the well known orange grower, made a test two seasons ago which is significant. He selected five acres in one of his orchards and he gave especial attention to them. He enriched the ground with lime dust, kept it well cultivated, and did everything his experience suggested to keep his trees in the healthiest possible con dition. At the end of the season he realized from five to six hundred dollars an acre from the orange crop of those five acres! This experiment militates strongly against the practice so common here in the past of planting out orange groves on an extensive scale. The smaller the orchard to each individual proprietor (within reasonable limits, of course,) the greater will be the returns. It is personal attention, after all, that counts in orange culture, and the man who has a grovo of ten or twenty acres will meet with greater success and bet ter returns relatively than the man who has a grove so large that he cannot possi bly give it his undivided attention. We have no doubt that small holdings will be the rule in the near future, and one of the great reasons why this will be the case is the fact that there is more money relatively in a small vineyard or orange grove than there is in a large one. And even if the price of land here seems large compared with what it costs else where, meaEured by its returns and its possibilities it is actually much cheaper. But Los Angeles is not without cheap lands. We understand that the Coyotes ranch, a fine tract of land embracing 30,000 acres just soutli of Downey, is in the market at the rate of $20 per acre. A colony could purchase this ranch as a whole at that figure, or a syndicate could buy it and subdivide it into email farms and sell it for from $30 to $35 per acre, and make a splendid profit on the transac tion. Here then would be a chance for men with modest purses to secure homes where they could double discount ordi nary farms elsewhere in the returns they would receive from their land. There are no better dairy lands in the world than in the Alamitos and in the vicinity of Compton. The whole of that region of country which lies towards the ocean south and west of this city is as fine dairy land as can be found any where. The greater part of it can be well watered by artesian wells, is wet lands, or has water within a few feet of the sur face. Nearly all this land will yield from three to six crops of alfalfa every year, and can be bought at prices ranging from $50 to $150 per acre. What is to hinder any farmer from the East who has a small capital from getting rich on from forty to eighty acres of this land? He would make more solid cash in one year out of forty acres here than he could make in five out of one hundred and sixty in any of the States the other side of the Rock ies. It is in the fact that we possess great stretches of lands like these that Los Angeles rests assured of a solid and permanent prosperity. The hard experiences of western farmers will send them here—as they are coming now—in great numbers to take their pick and choice out of these cheap and at tractive lands. A man who has three acres of warm lands in the Cahuenga foothills planted it to strawberries last year, and realized $3,000 from tho crop, doing every bit of work himself. If anybody doubts this, let him have a quiet talk with Mr. A. H. Denkef, one of our foremost and most reliable citizens. Three years ago a gentleman who owns a fine ranch between this city and Santa Monica planted out a grove of English walnut trees. He took great care in set ting them out, and in cultivating the ground around them. He is rewarded thi3 year with as large a crop of nuts as wiil be taken from trees else where that were planted over ten years ago. Now there are few crops that pay better than the soft shell walnut. They are always marketable, and not perishable, and the fact tbat with proper attention the trees can be made to bear a good crop in three years from the time of setting them out opens to the industrious and painstaking farmer a field for investment and enterprise that is encouraging in the extreme. It goes without saying that our match less climate is a factor in the attractions of our county which cannot be over estimated. Here the man of wealth who wishes to enjoy life to the utmost will find a climate more healthful and salubrious than can be found in any other country on the footstool. Men tone, Nice and the Riviera may rival us for a few months in the year; but taking it the whole year round and year in and year out, there is no place in the world which equals Los Angeles and our wholo section for its equable and health-giving temperature. And here too the farmer of modest means can make a home where witli a minimum of labor he can realize from the soil a maximum of re turns in addition to the health and the enjoyment of our climate, which will make him think of the severe winters of the East as a horrible chimera. Our Best Investment. When Mr. Harris Newmark, on his return from Europe, was interviewed by a Hkrai.d reporter, he said that the one thing Los Angeles wanted to attract wealthy visitors from the East who now go to Europe and elsewhere, is a hotel such as the one commenced at the corner of Main and Tenth streets. We believe that the Coro nado Hotel, next to* the Santa Fe railroad, has done more for San Diego than all her other attractions combined. Mr. Newmark truly said that the class of people who spent their winters in Europe and their summers at Saratoga, Newport and Cape May, will refuse to make a lengthened visit to any place, no matter how superior may be its climate or other attractions, unless they can find at least equal ho tel accommodations to those they are used to. They are men of wealth, are willing to spend their money freely if they can get what they want, and if they were assured of finding the same elegant surroundings here that they find in the resorts they now frequent, they would rather make 'he trip across the continent than to tr;: verse the ocean. Thero is no doubt a g'-eat deal of truth in all this. We know that if the class to which Mr. Newmark .eludes could be induced to come here and be suited with hotel accommodations, ' hey would be so delighted with our cl.mate, with our floral beauties and our manifold attractions of situation, that a laige per centage of them would remain perma nently with us. There are at least two or three hundred thousand people be longing to this wealthy class in the United States. If we could induce one third or even one-eighth of this class eventually to turn their annual pilgrimage to our city, just think for a moment what advantage would accrue to our city. All kinds of business would feel the benefits that would flow from their presence. As an investment, therefore, the cost of the new hotel would be but as a few drops in the bucket to the benefits that Los Angeles would derive from the so journ of these very desirable visitors. Our people could well afford to donate the money which that great projected caravansary will cost in order to bring this desirable element to turn in our direction. Every man who has an inter est in the prosperity of our city ought to be willing to contribute according to his means to push this great enterprise to an early completion. It is a public neces sity, and our people should Eec to it that no time will be lost in carrying the great project to a successful issue. i By the way, what is the "nigger" in the Herald woodpile in this matter of the charter? Evidently its real reason for its opposition is kept hidden. We should like to see the darkey brought out and exhibited to the public gaze.— [ Express. Our esteemed evening contemporary ruußt have a mind as opaque as mud, if it has not yet learned that the Herald antagonizes the New Charter because it has been subordinated to the repre hensible object of delivering the govern ment of this city, bound hand and foot, over to the Republican party. The Re publican gerrymandering of the wards is the "nigger in the fence" of that instru ment, and eveu if in all other respects it were acceptable, which it is not, that partisan outrage ought to induce every fair minded man to vote against it. The present tariff law puts a duty of 20 per cent, ad valorem on horses and mules. The Senate bill just reported cbanges this to $20 per head. By this arrangement the value of the animal is entirely ignored. The rich man who buys his fine carriage horse across the line in Canada, worth from four to five hundred dollars, will have to pay but $20 duty, while the teamster, or farmer, or canaler who buy;i a horse or mule worth seven'.y or eighty dollars will have to pay the same sum. The Senate bill is a genuine Republican measure. It dis criminates in favor of the rich and puts the burden of taxation on the poor. Written for the Los Angeles Herald. Under the Trees. Under the trees, with the breezes blowing Fresh from the pasture lands and leas- Blowing and showing the secrets glowing On rose faces: sweet Love sees A msiden stand, her bright eyes beaming Wilh deep dreams of ecstacles; And controls her soul's day dreaming. Under the trees. Under the trees the glad birds twitter Songs that Love bus made for Fate. Under the trees! No tenirle fitter- Formed for Love and my fair Kate. Soft beside her flows the river, Softly sighs the summer breeze; What good gift wilt thou, Love, give her. Under the trees ? Under the trees when nirtit shall greet her And the stars swarm out like bees, Will, O! Love, her lover meet her ? Will he set her heart at caFe ? Will their lips in kisses mingle? Ah, who knows ? When daylight (lees Lovo may join, or leave them single- Under the trees. J. Colonka Drenon. Gone to Texas. A negro named Peter Ross left for Texas last night with $55 belonging to another colored man named Alec. Wil liams. A warrant was sworn out for Ross' arrest and telegrams dispatched along the railroad to hold him. Hostler—"What's Liveryman so cut up about?" Coachman—"That tele phone message about Fairy Bell falling and breaking her neck." Hostler— "Great Ctesar? It wasn't the horse's neck. It was tbe man's." Coachman —"Go and tell him, quick. What a re lief it will be to him."—[Cartoon. If there is any particular thing we ad mire in this country it is grit, and Cleve land is surcharged with it from head to foot.—[New York Telegram, (Dem). CAMPAIGN CALDRON. The Political Pot Boiling Over. SPEECHES FROM THE STUMP. Fairehild and Carlisle in New York. Hill aud Blame in Indiana. Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald. I New York, October 12.—Everything was favorable for the big demonstration of Cleveland and Thurman by the down town business men this afternoon, and the meeting before the Sub-Treasury in Wall street and the subsequent proces sion up town were fully equal to the hopes of the managers. Secretary of the Treasury Fairchild was the first speaker. After asserting that what was good in a business way for New York was good for all parts of the Union, and what was bad for New York was bad for all, Secretary Fairchild said : By the force of untoward circumstances the oflice which I happen to fill is one of the most important factors in the coun try's business. It is not right this should be the case, and I believe another term of Democratic administration, with Con gress pledged to support it in wise meas ures, would result in such reforms as substantially to eliminate the Treasury Department from your affairs, thus end ing the abnormal condition which has within it possibility of great injury to legitimate business, aud great wrongs whenever the head of that department may be unwise or unfaithful. THE GOVERNMENT'S FINANCES. Discussing the conditions of the Gov ernment's finances, Fairchild said: In some quarters fear has been expressed lest trouble should be caused when the Government might suddenly withdraw its deposits. I can imagine "no state of affairs under which it will be necessary to do this suddenly. The amount thus deposited is about $57,000,000. Look at the last statement of assets and liabili ties and see if the Secretary of the Treas ury ever need suddenly call for this money, or call for it in a way to cause embarrassment to general business. The Postoffiee Department account of the dis bursing officers balances the Treasurer's transfer checks. Drafts, outstanding in terest due and unpaid matured debts, accrued interest and like liabilities amount to about $54,000,000. This sum always remains nearly constant. Hence about that amount must always be kept on deposit for daily liabilities, and then after money has been set apart for all these liabilities and for every other liability of whatever name or nature, against which the most forced construction of the law could require cash to be provided, there remains a balance of $90,444,825, and in addition to that $24,345,820 of subsidiary silver, or in all $121,290,660. Mind you, Ido not defend the deposit of large sums of Gov ernment money in the banks. It objec tionably mingles private with public business. No one can disapprove of this more than I do, but the wrong condition of public revenues makes a choice of evils necessary. I maintain that tho Administration has chosen the lesser evil. I claim on tho whole this perplex ing business has been well and prudently managed. "nursing the surplus." The Secretary then explained his course in buying bonds and said: Up to the Ist of October all of the 3 per cent bonds outstanding at the beginning of this administration, $194,100,500, had been rotired, and in addition $81,293,240 of the 4 and \% per cent bonds, or in all there has been applied to the purchase of bonds, with premiums, $299,924,618; and the total interest bearing debt ap pearing in the September debt statement is under the one thousand million maik, the first time in a generation that it has not taken ten figures to express it, and this General Harrison calls "nursing the surplus." If all the Republican Secreta ries had been as wise as Secretary Win dom, all our bonds would now be subject to call, and the whole national debt could be extinguished in about eight years. Secretary Fairchild explained his the ory as to the conditions of supply and demand in buying bonds. national bank deposits. He then quoted from his last report to Congress in regard to the purchase of bonds, in which he said: "The deposits in the National bank depositories, as a means of keeping the circulating medium available for busiuess purposes, is a re source at best very limited under the present laws, and ought not be used ox cept in exceptional circumstances, such as have existed of late, and because there is no better thing to do." In refarence to this he said: Since preparing the foregoing I have seen in the newspapers that Blame has thought fit to try his well-known skill in deceiving the public regarding the question of deposits in tho National banks. Ho says that with money at 5 per cent, a deposit of $60,000, --000 is a gratuity to tho National banks holding the money of $3,000,000 a year. That is not true. The profit to the banks could not exceed $400,000 of the $60,000,000 Government deposits, with money at 5 per cent. He* says he read that Colonel Brice has a million of tho surplus in his bank. Until within a week I did not know whether this was true or not, for until then I did not know whether or not Colonel Brice had a bank or that he was interested in a bank. I had never before heard of his connection with a bank. But it was possible this was true, for any bank which applied at the proper time and offered proper secu rity would have got a deposit of that amount. One million was the maximum allowed any one bank. If it had been true it was well, for the money was safe, as is the future and honor of the Demo cratic party, in Colonel Brice's hands. After the postponement of this meeting last Saturday, I met Colonel Brice for the first time, and asked him about this statement of Blame's. Colonel Brice told me he owned the majority of the stock of a bank in Ohio, but that bank never had a Government dol lar ; that he also had some stock in the Chase National Bank of New .York, of which, if politics are to be considered, it is proper to say Cannon, the last Repub lican Comptroller of Currency,, is Presi dent, and that a majority of its creditors are Republicans. This bank did have a deposit of $1,000,000, which it has repaid to the Government recently, finding the profit of $50,000 a year as Blame states, too small, or probably not any profit at all in the business, else it would not have chosen to discontinue it. Speaker Carlisle's address followed that of Secretary Fairchild. SPEAKER CARLISLE'S ADDRESS. Ucasons iviij- President Cleveland Should be Re-elected. lie declared that one of the most bene ficial results of the last Presidential elec tion waß the establishment of harmonious relations between the people of all parts of the country, especially between the North and the South. The North never had co good a market in the South as now, and the South has never had the use of so much Northern capital as now. Four more years of Cleveland's policy would make it impossible for any politi cal party to secure power by appealing to race prejudice. We consider this alone sufficient reason for Cieveland'e re-election. He charged the Republican leaders with a determined effoit to revive the rnce prejudice in the South, and with an effort to alarm capital and discourage investments in order to make it appear tbat the country is not prosperous under a Democratic Administration. In this they are partly successful, but the country is prosperous nevertheless, and in spite of the fact that it is embar rased by a Republican revenue system which has resulted in heavy over-taxa tion. The Democratic party would not con sent to reduce the revenue by increasing the taxes on necessaries as pro posed by the Senate tariff bill. This bill, he said, claimed a reduction of $80,000,000. Of this nearly $78,000, --000 reduction is claimed on sugar, leaving only $8,000,000 on all other articles, of which nearly the whole amount is claimed to result, not from a reduction, but from an increase of duties. This increase, through being prohibitory, might reduce the revenue, but would not reduce the cost of articles consumed by the people. On the contrary, it would increase it. What is needed now is a judicious, substantial reduction of the revenue, not by an increase of taxation, but by a reduction of taxation upon the necessaries of life and upon the materials used in our industries. The listeners numbered 15,000, inde pendent of the business men's procession. The number in line is estimated at 20,000. UOVFHNOR «J lie Awakens Enthusiasm at La fayette and Loianiporl. Lafayette, Ind., October l.'J.—Gover nor Hill and party arrived here this morning, and were met at tho depot by several local clubs. The city was crowded with visitors from the surround ing counties. About 2,000 people parti cipated in the street parade in the after noon. The feature of the parade was a drum corps of twenty young ladies wear ing bandana dresses and helmets. The mass meeting at the Rink convened at 2 o'clock. The building was crowded almost to suffocation. Governor Hill received an ovation as he uppeared on platform. He spoke for an hour, first going into a review of the National Ad ministration for the past three and a half years and devoting the remainder of his time to the tariff question, his arguments being the same as used in his speeches at Mitchell and Indianapolis yesterday. at looansport. LooANsPORT.Ind., October 13.—Gover nor Hill and party arrived this evening, and were greeted by a crowd of five thousand people at the depot, including many political marching clubs. The Opera House, where the principal meet ing of the evening was held, was crowded. Governor Hill spoke at length upon the Tariff, the Mills bill and the result of President Cleve land's administration. He concluded his address by eulogistic reference to President Cleveland which elicited wild applause, and when he promised that the State of New York would cast her electoral vote for the Democratic ticket the applause was overwhelming. This meeting concluded Governor Hill's can vass of Indiana. The party left at 11:30 for Albany, highly gratified with their visit. Rlalne Criticises mills. Evansville, Ind., October 13.—About 8,000 people assembled at Garvan Park this afternoon to hear Hon. James G. Blame. Mr. Blame spoke on the tariff question, severely criticizing the Mills bill and the arguments offered by Roger Q. Mills in his speech delivered here yesterday. Thurman'* Letter Ready. Oolumbus, Ohio, October 13.—Judge Thurman arrived from Washington yes terday afternoon and to day completed his letter of acceptance and it will be given to the press to-morrow night. THE TURF. The Long Racing- Season at Jerome Park Closed. Jerome Park, October 13.—The long est racing season New York has known for years terminated to-day and racing admirers turned out in full force to take leave of it for the year. The track was not fast. First race, one mile—Tristan won in 1:40, Wilfred second, Little Minch third. Second race, 1,400 yards—Fresno won in 1:23%, Pet Morris second, Champagne Charley third. v X Third race, one and one-eighths miles —Huntress won in 2:01, Stockton sec ond, Eleve third. Fourth race, one and one-half miles— v aceland won in 2:39%, Firenzi second, Kaloolah third. Fifth race, one and one-sixteenth miles—Stockton won in 1:58%, Maia second, Fanita third. Sixth race, 1:400 yards—Leo H. won in 1:22)£, Joe Lee second, Specialty third. Seventh race, three-quarters of a mile —Glonmound won in 1 -.17%, Drumstick second, Osceola third. LATONIA FALL MEETING CLOSED. Cincinnati, October 13.—-The last day of the fall meeting at Latonia was cold and disagreeable, but the attendance was large. The track was very heavy from the incessant raia of the past two days. First race, selling, six furlongs—How ard won, Fred Woolev second, Blue Eyed Belle third; time, 1:23. Second race, selling, six furlongs— Guilford won, Bixby second, Clara C third j time, 1:22. Third race, free handicap, one mile— Irma H. won, Robin second, Derochment third; time, 1:51 J£. Fourth wice, selling, five furlongs— Spectator ' won, Marchburn second, Chestnut Bell third; time, 1:07. Fifth race, one mile—Come-to-Taw won. King Regent second, Nyleptha third; time, 1 ;52%. Sixth race, nine furlongs—Poteen won, Dad second, Panama third; time, 2:05%. Thirty-three Funerals In One. Wilkesbabrk, October 13.—At Pleas ant Valley this morning twenty-eight priests assisted at the funeral services over thirty-three victims of the Mud Kun disaster. The whole population was present. Rev. Father Crane preached an eloquent sermon. The bodies were interred in the Catholic cemetery amid the saddest scenes ever witnessed here. BEYOND THE ROCKIES. Innocent Babes Murdered in Wicked Chicago. THE CAR-MEN'S STRIKE STILL ON Long: John Wentworth Drawing- His Last Breath—Condensed Telegrams. I Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald. I Chicago, October 13.—A ghastly dis covery was made by a couple of boys in a deserted brickyard at the corner of Thirty-third and Laurel streets this after noon. They found an old soap box, and opened it. The dead and decomposed bodies of five babies lay side by side within. The Thirty-fifttv-street police were notified, and the remains sent to the Morgue. The bodies were examined and found to be badly decomposed. Two were males and the other three were females. One of the males and one of the females appeared to have lived about two weeks, while the others bad died shortly after birth. A cursory examina tion revealed a seeming fracture of the skull in two places, but these were the only marks of violence discovered. The babies had probably been dead for about ten days. No officers have been assigned to work up the case, the reason given being that there are none to spare, the strike necessitating a temporary aban donment of all detective work. The po lice of the Thirty-fifth street district are of the opinion that the babies came from a "baby-farm" or lying-in hospital. None of these are known to exist in the vicinity, and it is believed that tbe soap box was carried to the brick yard from a distance with a pile of refuse, a consid erable amount of which has been de posited there. TIIE SrHGET-CAK STRIKE. A Serious Dynamite Conspiracy I n eartlicd by the Police. Chicago, October 13.—The cases of the men arrested for nutting dynamite on the North Side car-tracks were continued to the 20th instant this morning. The work of the detectives has resulted, it is asserted, in unfolding a serious dynamite conspiracy, in which at least live per sons are implicated. Attorney Furth man said this morning that two more arrests would be made to-day, and when these prisoners were brought in the po lice would probably tell the story of the plots. A FRUITLESS CONFERENCE. The conference between the North Side street car men and Mr. Yerkes, this afternoon, was fruitless as to definite re sults. The committee of the strikers re fused the scale of wages offered by Yerkes and objected to the retention of any new men in the places of strikers. President Luke Coyne, of the Western Employees Associations, was confident that no conclusion would be reached by the conference and consequently has called an all night session of the Asso ciation, whicli will assemble at mid night and which will take action on the report of the afternoon conference. At Western headquarters it was said that Yerkes would be permitted to temporize no longer and that probable the West Side men would go out to-morrow morning. THE MIDNIGHT MEETING. The general meeting of the West side employees, began at about 11:30, al though a number had not yet arrived. President Coyne said that at midnight tbe temper of the men seemed to be not to strike on Sunday, but to run as usual, pending Mr. Yerkes' final decision in the North Side matter. Should it be un favorable, the West Side lines probably will be tied up Monday morning. The men may yet decide, however, to stop work Sunday. A decision will probably not be reached until 3 or 4 a. m. Frank E. Magee, a former driver of the North Side Company, was arrested late this evening, charged with com plicity in the recently discovered dyna mite plot. The nature of the information against him is unknown. "LOXti JOB*.*' The Old nan Gradually Dying of Softening; of the Brain. Chicago, October 13.—The Hon. John Wentworth, familiarly known as "Long John," on account of his great stature, is slowly dying of softening of the brain. He lost all possession of his mental faculties some weeks ago, and the physi cians to-night state that his death is only a question of a very short time. Mr. Wentworth was a pioneer of Chicago. He printed the first paper here, back in the forties. He has been Mayor, and represented a Chicago district in Con gress for a number of terms. He is 74 years old. Sparks. Washington, October 13.—Mrs. Cleve land returned on the 4 o'clock train this afternoon. New York, October 13.—John L. Sul livan has accepted the position of sport ing editor of the New York Illustrated News. Harrisburg, Pa., October 13.—The wife of Major Marcuß Reno, late of the United States army, has applied for a divorce on the ground of ill-treatment. Jacksonville, October 13.—The sud den appearance of several cases of yellow fever in South Jacksonville, across the river, have created considerable appre hension. Official bulletin to-night • New cases, 31; deaths, 3. Total cases, 3,536: total deaths, 311. Sandwich, Mass., October 13.—A pas senger train on the Old Colony Railroad struck a carriage this afternoon near West Barnstable, containing Harry A. Cowell and wife and Howard M. Lovell and wife, all of Oysterville. Cowell was instantly killed and the others fatally in jured. Baltimore, October 13.—Gunboat No. 2, the first warship built in Baltimore, was launched to day. The daughter of Commodore Schley christened her the Petrel. The vessel's stem is of cast steel and slightly ram shaped. Her other means of offense are four six-inch guns, two high power single shots, two Hotchkiss revolvers and one short Gatling. IlrltUta I aurpatlou In Venezuela. Panama, October 13.—The Gaceta, an official organ of Caracas, publishes doc uments proving that Great Britain has usurped possession of Venezuelan terri tory. English authorities have now been appointed. They are called Com manders of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. The Government and press protest, bat nevertheless the people re main with their arms folded, watching the dismemberment of their territory.