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EASTERN HAPPENINGS.
How the Burlington Strike
Was Settled.
THE CLOSING CORRESPONDENCE.
Democratic Congressmen Hold a
Caucus—Religion and
Patriotism.
I Associated Press Dispatches to tho Herald I
Chicago, January 7. —The following is
self-explanatory:
Boston. January 3, 1889.
To Henry B. Stone, Vice-President C. B.
& Q., Chicago:
I did not telegraph yesterday as you
requested, because it seemed important,
under the circumstances —since we had
been asked by the engineers to say what
our position is—that it should be done
With the authority of the whole Executive
Committee. The company will not fol
low up the black list or in any manner
attempt to proscribe those who were con
cerned in tbe strike, but, on the contrary,
will cheerfully give to all who have not
been guilty of violence or other improper
conduct, letters of introduction showing
their record in our service, and will, in
all proper ways, assist them in find
ing them employment. The first duty 1
of the management is to those who are
in the company's employ, and we must
remember and protect their interests by
promotions and by every other means in
our power. Beyond this, should it be
come necessary to go outside of the ser
vice for men in any capacity, it is our
intention to select the bast men avail
able, and in making selections not to
exclude those who were engaged in the
strike of February 27th, if they are the
best men available, and provided they
have not since been guilty of violence or
other improper conduct. You are au
thorized to give a copy of this message
to the engineers who called upon you.
(Signed) C. E. Perkins.
Chicago, January 4, 1889.
Mr. A. R. Cavener, Chairman Committee,
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers:
Dear Sir—Tho above is a copy of a
telegram I received yesterday from Mr.
Perkins, onr President, and which, in
accordance with his instructions, I have
fubmitted to you and which has been
fnlly discussed with you and your com
mittee. Yours truly,
[SignedJ Hknry B. Stone.
Chicago, January 4, 1889.
Mr. Henry B. Stone, Second Vice-Presi
dent :
Dear Sib—We, the undersigned com
mittee in behalf of our respective organ
izations, Brotherhood of Locomotive En
gineers and Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen, as representatives of the ex
employees of the Burlington system who
left the service of said company February
27, 1888, or later on account of a strike,
approve the foregoing agreement and
hereby declare tbe strike of said ex
employees as settled. [Signed by mem
bers of thn Committee.l
REI.IOION AND PATRIOTISM..
A Request from tbe Preacher* for
April 30, 1680.
New York, Januaiy 7. —A committee
of clergymen of several denominations
who have been for Borne time assisting
the Executive Committee of the Centen
nial Celebration of Washington's inau
guration, have prepared an address
which will be sent to the ministers and
churches throughout the country. The
address concludes: "On the morn
ing of April 30, 1789, the bells at 9
o'clock summoned the people to the
churches to implore the blessing of
heaven on the nation and its chosen
President. Universal was their religious
sense of the importance of the occasion.
We respectfully and earnestly request
our fellow citizens ef every name, race
and creed of this city and throughout the
entire country, following the ex
ample of our fathers, to meet
in their respective places of worship
at 9 o'clock on the morning of April 30,
1889, and to hold such services of
thanksgiving and praise as may seem
suitable in view of what God has done
for us and our land for the centnry which
has elapsed since George Washington
took the chair of State. Religion and
patriotism have been united among us as
a people from the very beginning; may
they so continue forever.
A CAUCUS.
Democratic Congressmen Oppose tho
Itecd Resolution.
Washington, January 7. —About fifty
of tbe Democratic members of the House
met in caucus to-night to consider the
question how to get around the difficulty
in the rules of the House, which has ob
structed legislation the past few days.
Bland, of Missouri, embodied his views
in a resolution declaring it to be the sense
of the caucus that the resolution pending
in the House should be defeated, but
that on the first and third Mon
days of each month no dila
tory tactics should be resorted
to in order to prevent the passage of a
measure under a suspension of the rules.
After considerable discussion Springer
raised the point of order that no quorum
was voting, and that less than a quorum
could not bind the Democrats who were
absent or who were present and opposed
the resolution. Cox said he had never
heard of the point of no quorum being
raised in a caucus. After some further
debate the resolution was adopted.
INDIANAPOLIS GOSSIP.
Drummers, Preachers, Literary
His* and President-Blect.
Indianapolis, January 7. —Among the
callers at General Harrison's residence
to-day was M. J. Pickering of Philadel
phia," president of the Commercial Trav
eler's National Protective Association.
It is stated that President Pickering is
determined to spare no effort in the
»-;.3Becution of the movement to induce
. $|a next Congress to so amend the inter
state commerce law as to add the ad
ditional exception from the operations of
the law permitting the granting of con
cessions by the railroad companies to
commercial travelers.
Cabinet speculation for the time being
is on tbe wane until some new straw is
caught flying, indicating a change in the
wind.
There was a full attendance at the
regular meeting of the Indianapolis
Ministerial Association to-day. It had
been expected that something would be
said about the Presidential inaugural
ball, but the subject was very lightly
touched upon. Dr. Lucas read the paper
of the day, in which, referring to the
inaugural ball, he said: "Those who
favor the ball ought not to say those who
oppose it are Puritanical; neither ought
those who oppose the ball say the other
is seeking popularity with the world.
Let charity characterize us in alt
things."
At a meeting of the Indianapolis Liter
ary Club to-night a memorial was pre
THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD. TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY' 8, 1889.
! Rented to General Harrison, who had
j been a member of the club, expressing
I their appreciation of the honor conferred
o) a member of tbe club in his
election, and tendering every assurance
of their personal regard and good
wishes. General Harrison expressed
warm thanks for the kindly words ad
dressed to him. Among the signers of
tbe memorial as members of the club,
are many prominent judges and lawyers,
and politicians of Indiana.
The Haytiens Are Bad Gunners.
Boston, January 7. —The steamer Wil
liam Coulman arrived yesterday from
Port-au-Prince, Hayti, having succeeded
in running out despite the hostile dem
onstrations on the part of Legitime's
§nnboats. Captain Scott said the
ay before he left a Haytien gunboat
had fired on a North German
Lloyd steamer which was on her regular
course and flying tbe German flag. He
thinks Legitime will hear from Bismarck
ere long. In speaking of the Haytiens
as gunners, the Captain said: "I was
down at Port Haytien when one of our
warships ran down and shelled the town.
One hundred and one shots were fired
and only one struck, which lodged in the
wharf in front of the town."
Emma Abbott and iier Dead.
Kansas City, January 7. —Emma
Abbot left for Gloucester, Mass., to-night
in charge of the remains of her husband.
Her dates have been cancelled for two
weeks.
JtlcKtnley for the Speakership.
Washington, January 7.—The entire
Republican Congressional delegation
from Ohio called upon Major McKinley
this evening and assured him they would
cordially and actively support his candi
dacy for the Speakership.
LONDON CABLINGS.
A Row Retween Artist* Iv High
I>lfe—General Note*.
London, January 7. —Artist Stott, who
resided principally in Paris, created a
hubbub of excitement in the rooms of
the Hogarth Club, Wednesday night by
denouncing his brother artist, Whistler
as a liar and a coward. Whistler gave
a very prompt evidence of the
disapproval of such language,
and after administering some rather se
vere blows on Stoti's head, reports say
he kicked the offender out of the room.
Artist Whistler subsequently wrote a
humorous letter to the club committee
giving the facts attending the case,
and claiming that tbe measures he had
adopted would prevent in future members
of the club being made subject to insults.
A rumor of a duel between the two gen
tlemen is prevalent. Stott's grievance is
understood to be that he was unfairly
treated by Whistler when that gentle
man was President of the Royal Society
of British Artists.
Severe weather is reported in the Black
Sea during the past forty-eight hours.
Many sailing vessels have been wrecked
and over 100 seamen lost their lives.
The checker contest between Baker,
the American player, and Bmith, has
been concluded. The score of games
stood: Baker 5, Smith 1, drawn 25.
The number of policemen detailed to
protect Balfour has been increased in
consequence of the report that the Invin
cibles are planning to murder him.
The mansion of Hon. Percy Sea wen
Wyndhini burned last night. The chil
dren of the Lady of Elcho, Wyndham's
daughter, were rescued in their night
gowns. Lord Stalbridge directed the fire
men. The pictures and plate were saved.
Loss, £300,000.
The Daily Telegraph's correspondent at
St. Petersburg gives the forecast of the
Russian Budget. He says it will be one
of tbe best Russia has had in a long
time and will probably show a surplus of
from $20,000,000 to $25,000,000. It will
also prove that the rumors of great
preparations for war in Russia are un
founded.
WHY THE BANK SUSPENDED.
Forgeries on the Part of D. C. Wick-
nam tbe Alleged Cause.
San Francisco, January 7. —Decker C.
Wickbam, recently doing business under
the title of the Locks pring Mattress Com
pany, was arrested this evening on a
complaint sworn to by Cashier Rams
den, of the Suspended Califor
nia National Bank, who charges
ihat Wickham has defrauded
that institution out of nearly
three thousand dollars at various times
by means of forged papers, and that
when he failed in November last the
bank was his creditor to the amount of
nearly forty thousand dollars, less than
50 per cent, of which he recovered
from his assets. It was the
investigation of Wickham's irregularities
which, it is stated, led to the discoveries
which closed the doors of the hank a
short time ago. The particular offense
with which he is charged is tbe forging
of a bill of three months' acceptance
for $311, signed in the name of F. H.
Wilt, of Fresno, dated May 24,1888. The
paper was cashed by the bank, but inves
tigation showed there was no F. H. Wilt
at Fresno, though a furniture dealer, of
that name resided at Visalia.
ARTICLES SIGNED.
Sullivan aud Kilrain Come to
Terms at Toronto.
Toronto, January 7.—lt has been ar
ranged that the Kilrain-Sullivan fight
shall be for $20,000 and the champion
ship belt held by Kilrain. to take place
July Bth next, within 100 miles of New
Orleans. A deposit of $5,000 is to be
made with the New York Clipper April
15th, when the final stake holder
will be chosen. The referee
is to be chosen at the ring side. Such is
the result of the conference so far. The
articles were signed in blank by Kilrain,
and after being filled up to suit Sullivan,
were signed by him.
Eastern Echoes.
Fortress Monroe, Va., January 7. —
The steamer Ossipee for Hayti passed
out this morning.
Ashland, Wis.. January 7. —The out
goiug County Clerk, M. E. Gaffney,
suicided tnig morning. He was short
ib his accounts about $3,000.
New York, January 7.—Judge An
drews, in the Supreme Court, has dis
missed the writ of habeas corpus ob
tained by Madame Diss De Bar, the
"spook princess," to obtain possession
of ncr children, now in the care of the
Society for tne Protection of Children.
He decided not to allow her to get pos
session of them.
Chicago, January 7. —John L. Sullivan
has been engaged to play the part of
"Gusty Bob," in the Bag Baby Com
pany next season. Sullivan, it is
claimed, is to receive $500 per week.
Samuel P. Cox, manager of the com
pany, believes Sullivan will prove as suc
cessful as "Gusty Bob" as he will in
whipping Kilrain, and offers to wagtr
$3,000 to $5,000 on John in the latter
affair.
New Yobk, January 7. —George Peters,
of Detroit, who calls" himself tbe coloie t
champion of the West, and who says he
never yet has been defeated.ia anxions to
meat Jacksen, who defeated Joe McAulitf;
ii San Francisco. A friend of his has
written to a sporting paper to that effei t,
and suggest that the fight should take
1 place at Duluth, Minn. -
ALONG THE COAST.
Revenge Actuates a Fiend
to a Heinous Crime.
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY AT OILMAN.
Giant Powder Used as an Engine
of Destruction—A Public
Lynching:.
Associated Press Dispatches to the Hkbald.l
Seattle, W. T., January 7.—Alfred
Shofford, a Bohemian, fired a heavy
charge of giant powder under the house
of George Bodayla, at Gilman, thirty
miles eastof Seattle, early this morning,
instantly killing John and Mabel Survik
and the 9 year-old child of Bodayla, and
badly injurying Bodayla,- his wife and
little son and daughter. Lost spring
Bodayla caused the arrest of Shofford, on
the charge of criminal assault upon his
wife. Shofford was sentenced a short
time to imprisonment in the County
Jail, and when he was released he made
such serious threats against the life of
Bodayala that he was again
arrested and incarcerated in ail.
After his release he returned to Gilman,
i.nd since then he made numerous threats
against Bodayla.who made arrangements
to remove to San Francisco. Bodayla
got the two Survik brothers to stop with
him. At 4:30 this morning Shofford
fired the giant powder and utterly demol
ished the house. Shofford was found at
his own house after theexplosion. Every
indication pointing to bim as the perpe
trator of the deed, he was placed under
arrest, and later upon the arrival of the
Sheriff he was turned over to tbat
officer. This afternoon while the
Sheriff was at dinner, a crowd
of fifty broke open the house
where Shofford was confined, took him
to a tree and hanged him up, first trying
to induce him to confess. He refused
and was hanged up. After thirty seconds
he was taken down and given another
chance. Still declining he was again
elevated and cut down for the second
time. He was then very weak, and
efforts to make him divulge were still
fruitless and ho was hanged for the third
and last time. No effort at concealment
was made by tbe mob.
A SAC RAM 15 WTO MAN.
A Newspaper Reporter Gaining
Notoriety In Samoa.
San Francisco, January 7. —It is be
lieved here that Mr. Klein, who is men
tioned in the dispatch from Berlin, as
having led a party of Mataafa'a adher
ents in an attack upon the German
Bailors in Samoa, is J. C. Klein, who
left this city for Samoa three months
ago as a newspaper correspon
dent. Mr. Klein was engaged in
newspaper work for a number of years
in Chicago and San Francisco. The
opinion is published here, however, that
if Klein was present during the attack of
the natives upon the German sailors, he
was there only in the discharge of his
duties as a newspaper correspondent,
and was not taking part in the conflict.
Three Men Drowned.
San Francisco, January 7. — The
steamer City of Pueblo arrived to-day
from San Diego and way ports with a
large cargo and quite a number of pas-,
sengers. On the way up she spoke the
steamer Yaquina, which left here
on Saturday for the south. On
Sunday the Yaquina arrived at
Kockport, on the San Louis
Obispo coast. This place being an out
side point it was necessary to land her
passengers in a small boat. There was a
heavy surf rolling and the small boat
was capsized and three men drowned.
One was a passenger named Meyer and
the other two were sailors named Don
aldson and Samuelson.
San Diego Doings.
San Diego, January 7. —At a meeting
of citizens and members of the Chamber
of Commerce this evening, a resolution
was adopted urging the Legisloture to
take immediate steps looking to repeal
the mortgage tax law by amending the
Constitution of the State. The law was
declares injurious and burdensome.
At a meeting of the San Diego Build
ing and Loan Association to-night, an
apparent shortage was discovered. An
expert was employed to examine the
books.
San Jose Merchants Tricked.
San Jose, January 7. —The police are
looking for two men who have ben pass
ing forged checks here. Since Saturday
night a man would rush bareheaded with
a pen behind his ear into a store and
present a check with the name of a neigh*
boring firm on it. The unsuspecting
merchant, thinking it was a neighbor's
clerk, would give him the money.
Among the firms victimized were T. W.
Spring & Co., T. W. Hobson & Co., Le
ham & Co. and A. Greenberg. One
check was for $27.50 and the others for
$55 each.
Pioneers Bave Their Quibbles.
San Francisco, January 7.—At a
meeting of the California Pioneers to
night Judge Riley, of San Joee, presid
ing, a warm debate was indulged in
over the introduction of a resolution
finding five members of the society
guilty of misconduct in combining to
gather and blackballing eleven persons
who had been proposed for membership.
The society adjourned without action on
the resolution. _____
City Officers Installed.
San Francisco, January 7. —All the
city officials who were elected at the
general election last November, took the
oath of office and assumed their duties
to-day. Mayor Pond delivered a long
address on the needs of the city. The
finances of the city weie referred to as
being in excellent condition, the net
bonded debt having been reduced to
$950,000.
Boston 'I'ourlate Comlna*.
San Diego, January 7.—An order was
received to-day at the Coronado Hotel
to reserve 110 rooms for a special excur
sion party from Boston. Two private
cars, one containing the family of Mont
gomery Sears and the other the families
of members of the Standard Oil Com
pany, will arrive with a party of eighty
prominent Boston families.
Bargalßi lv Harncii.
Those who want harness, saddles,
whips, lap robes, blankets or anything
else in horse furnishings should call at
Tarble's this week before he moves from
the corner of Spring and Fourth streets.
To Gomfort Seeker a ■
The many liberal and flattering inducements
now held ont to the publio in the shape of win
ter excursions north would be all very nice and
acceptable were it not for the cold, damp, and
often foggy weather to be met with there. To
avoid these serious troubles, go south and visit
| the Hotel del Coronado, where glorious sun-
I shine and healthy sea breezes await you, to say
1 nothing of the hearty welcome and generout
hojpltolity all seoure at that popular resort.
ftaINCELLANEOrS.
WOOLEN SALE
SPECIAL SALE
—OF THE —
California Hosiery Co.'s
All - Wool Underwear
FOR LADIES A M» GENTLEMEN.
GENTLEMEN'S DEPARTMENT.
All Wool, double in front and back,
former price $0.00 per suit, now $4 00
All Wool, A 1 extra heavy (not doubles,
former price $4.50 per suit, now 3 00
All Wool, medium weight, former price
$4.00 per suit, now 3 50
All Wool, light weight, former price $3 00
per suit, now. 2 50
Merino, full finish, extra good value,
former price $2.60 rer «ult, now 2 00
Merino, light aud heavy weight, former
price $1.50 per suit, now 1 00
LADIES' DEPARTMENT.
All Wool, No. 15, formerprlceslooeaeh,
now 75
All Wool, No. 10, former price $1.25 each,
now 85
All Wool, No. 221, former price $1 50
each, now LOO
AH Wool, No. 1589, former price $1.75
each, now 1.96
All Wool, No. 1699. former price $2.00
each, now 1-50
CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT.
All Wool Shirts and Drawers, former price
$125, now .90
All Wool Misses' and Children's Hose, for
mer price 500., now 25
The 50c. Hose that we will close at 25c are
the best values Los Angeles ever knew.
Think of it! All wool, fast colors, full regu
lar Hose for 25c. a pair.
We have two or three dozen All Wool Chil
dren's Jerseys, worth $1.00; we will close out
at 25c. each.
Ladies' JcrscyE one half former price.
We have a few Cardigan Jackets left which
we close out at 50c. on the dollar.
A few Combination Suits leit which will be
sold at a great reduction.
Our Flannels and Heavy Dress Goods will be
sold ibis week at a reduction.
We offer extra bargains in Blankets and Com
forts. Kemember, we manufacture blankets
and flannels, hence we can give you the best
prices.
N. B.—The above goods will be sold for Cash
only.
THE COULTER
Dry Goods House
Cor. SECOND and SPRING,
l.os ANGELES. GAL,.
SMYRNA RUGS
CAN BE HAD IN ALL SIZEB
AT LION <fc SONS'
Next Popular
EXCURSION
Leaves at 10 A. M.,
Saturday, Jan. 12,1889,
On a special train chartered by the Hotel
del Coronado Company,
from
LOS ANGELES
TO
HOTEL del CORONADO.
ROUND-TRIP
$3.50.
GEAND BALL
At the hotel Saturday evening.
Round trip tickets, good till Monday
afternoon, for sale by
CHAS. T. PARBONB.
Santa Fe office, or at Depot,
nl6-3m
f GUARANTEED TO
■ANY CUSTOM-MADE CORSET I
I FOR SALE BY I
a LEADING RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS. J
THE BEST LIKE OF COLORS IN
"Window Shades
CAN BE HAD
AT LION & SON
H. BOETTCHER,
SAN PEDRO WINKBY,
Wine Grower,
Manufacturer of and Dealer in
NATIVE WINES
AND BRANDIES.
B. BOETTOHEB, cor. of San Pedro and
Jefferson sts., Los Angeles, Cal. ja7 'im
LION & SOUSTS
ARE SELLING CARPETS j
CHEAPER THAN ANY HOUSE ON TBE
COAST.
-. HISOBI^aJVEOt7S.
CLOSING
Positively Selling Out Evening.
THE GREATEST BARGAINS
IK—
FURNITURE
Ever presented in this or any other market.
f3TThe selling out of such a tremendous stock at such a
sacrißce is the GRANDEST MONEY SAVING
OPPORTUNITY OF THE TIMES.
not wait, but take advantage of this rare opportun
ity and select your goods at once.
entire STOCK MUST BE SOLD. No article
will be spared. All goods delivered free.
Pacific Furniture Co.,
226. 228 AND 230 SOUTH MAIN ST,
CLEARANCE SALE
CARPETS, WALL PAPER, Etc.
AT THE
Philadelphia Carpet and Wall Paper House.
Now la your time to get cheap
CARPETS, WALL PAPERS, Etc.
Two-ply Ingrain Carpets From 35c. per yard np.
Hand-loom " Prom 65c. " "
Three-ply " Prom 90c " "
Tapestry Brussels " Prom 65c. " "
Body " " Prom 90c. " "
Moquotte " Prom $1.20 " "
White Blank Wall Papers from 6%e. per roll np.
And all other goods in our line at equally low prices. Our stock is new and bright,
and worthy your inspection.
Price lists to the country on application. Estimates furnished.
BEN COHEN, 240-242 S. Spring St., Los Angeles.
dSS
ROUSE & CURTIS,
General Commission Merchants,
AND DEALERS IN
POTATOES, ONIONS, BEANS, BUTTER,
CHEESE, EGGS, POULTRY, ETC.
POTATOES IN OAR LOTS A SPECIALTY.
110 Upper Main Street and 539 North Main Street,
LOS ANGELES, CAL.
CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED. TELEPHONE NO. 861.
n29-4m
THE BEST
Market,
For sale at all first-class coal yards. Ask for no other.
Grenpral Office—6Q9 Eagt First Street- n29-a m
COAL. COAL. COAL.
South Field Wellington and Foreign Steam Coal.
I hep to announce to the public that I have entered into tbe coal business
in this city, and am prepared to supply customers with the best grades of
Domestic and STEAM COAL at lowest market prices. Special rates for carloads
and large lots.
HANCOCK BANNING,
GOAL D SCALER,
Office: Room 24, Lanlranco Building, 118 Norm malm Street.
PASADENA TRANSFER CO., AGENTS, I WHOLESALE YARDS AT
PASADWNA. I WILMINGTON, 0 28 3m
Uur Plows and B arrows Beat the World!
MONTGOMERY, GRANT & CO..
833 N. Los Angeles St. Branch Stares at Pomona aud San Brrnardino.
NORWEGIAN STEEL PLOWS. BTRACUBE CHILLED I LOWS.
BUGGIES AT COST, AND VEHICLES OP ALL KIND3;THE SAKE.
We carry everything required by the Parmer and Orchardlst. Jal 12m
RECEIVED AND NOW ON SALE AT
HARPER & REYNOLDS CO.
Carload of those celebrated wrought-iron Home Comfort Ranges; also several car
loads of Cooking and Heating Stoves for Coal, Wood, Coal Oil and Gasoline
on hand.
A very fine assortment of Geo. Wostenholm's I X L and llumason & Buckley's
Pocket Cutlery, American Carvers and Table Knives in fine cases, also those
celebrated brands of Razors, "Progress," ' Bengal," and Wade & Butcher.
Complete stock of all kinds of Builders' Hardware and Mechanics' Tools always
on band.
. HARPER & REYNOLDS CO.
1 48 and 60 Norti Main Street. nic-vm
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