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No papers will be tent to subscribers by mall unlets the same have been paid for in advance. This rule <• intjoTlM* Avaaa * T.tncw MONDAY, APRIL 2», 1889. Governor Waterman iB getting it all around. Tbe San Francisco Beard of Health, at its last meeting, passed a most scathing resolution, denouncing the Governor for pocketing a bill that had been passed by the two Houses to enable -the Board to increase the number of market inspectors of that city in the in terest cf the public health. As if this were not bad enough, the Tribune has induced the weak-minded old man to place himself on record as in favor cf an nexing Lower California. Cbihinal assaults upon little girls have become alarmingly frequent of late. Tbe beast who was arrested here Saturday for this incomprehensible crime fared better than the wretch who made the at tempt at San Bernardino yesterday. In the latter case the mother did not wait for the punishment of the ravisher by dne course of law; but as soon as she satisfied herself of the fact and of tbe guilt of the man, she sought him out and shot him dead. Such swift retribution should act as a wholesome deterrent upon crimes of this unspeakably abher ent character. Ik New York Inspector Byrnes, when be thinks the public safely justifies it, gathers in all the bunco sharpers, pick pockets and other crooks, and puts them into tbe city coolers, where they must re main until the emergency is over. He has, for several days, been arresting these genfry, so as to prevent them from plying their vocation among the crowds that will be drawn to New York to wit ness the cettennial of Washington's in auguration. If any Chief of Police at tempted to summarily jail the bunco "sharps" of Los Angeles, be would find himself confronted with all sorts of court writs, and be compelled to carry each ease before an examining magistrate, who would give the presumptuous Chief a splendid illustration of the law's delay. A "picayune" expatiates in New Or leans about what a "bit" did in California daring the gala days of this State. Both a "picayune" and a "bit" would be an enormously exaggerated estimate of the value of Lower California to the United States. The Tribune's Santa Clara placers and mythical quartz mines are not only worth neither a "picayune" nor a "bit" —they are worth lees than noth ing, but they represent the pain, loss and ruin which many well-meaning people have experienced through the "capping" of this unprincipled sheet. As an annexation proposition the tbiog is not worthy of attention, because Gen. Vandever last year failed to secure a second to his Quixotic pro gramme,, and his experience the coming session will be quite as disheartening. The American people are neither fakirs nor fools, and they propose to leave the International Company and the Tribune pigging together in the same truckle bed,which, as it will be located in Lower California, will even be without straw. The hegira of Americans to the Paris Exposition threatens serious conse quences to the prevailing dialect now in use I* the United States. It is estimated that over one hundred thousand Yengees will pass the major part of the coming summer in the gay capital. While there, they will all become so thoroughly con versant with French, and so used to it "as she is spoken in Paree," that they will hardly be able to make themselves un derstood in the mother tongue when they return home. Nothing but pure Parisian will fall from their lips, and as this linguistic leaven will spread among their admirers here, there is no telling where the new rage will stop. If it should make such headway as to endanger the supremacy of the English tongue, there m»y ultimately be evolved out of the transition a new dialect that will be neither French nor English, but "Americaine." It is to be hopsd that the new language will be an improve iner t on the negro-French of Louisiana. Of courfe the English words that will be retained will be given a French twang, so to speak, and the French words will be marked by a strong American accent. Tbe Volapukian blending will probably be something after this fashion: "Boncbewer, tnor.gfren; j'eepair qyou qvon portcs beans c'matiD." It is said that Ward McAllister's Four Hundred have taken the initiative in naturalizing French by speaking nothing else in all their conversations anent the Centen nial. We are assured that it is high treason to use the name of the Father of His Country with aW. " rushing ton" is die correct fad. There is no doubt that the pilgrims to the Paris Exposition will be far more successfnl with their French when they return from the gay Capita 1 than they were in speaking it on the* Place de la Concorde, or in the shots of the Bus St. Honorc. Their accent will be much softer when they get home than it was before. THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 29. 1889. The I.os Angeles of the Future. So much has been said about Los An geles county and Southern California within the past year or so that the Herald feels called upon to take a hand in the matter. It does so authoritatively, because it has always been right. It is a great deal better, in the record of a journal, daily, weekly, monthly, or semi de mi-occasional in its issues, to have been right rather than wrong. As the Lob Angeles Herald is in its thirty second volume, to have been uniformly right is quite a feather in its cap. So much has been said, as we have remarked, in depreciation of this section that we have some reserve in striking the outright, chanticleer notes to which we intend to devote this article. For some sixteen or seventeen years past, both Los Angelea city and Los Angeles county have been in a pro cess of evolution. This work of devel opment has converted the place from a wretched, dirty 'dobie town into a city of marked attract iveness and beauty— into a city which is not a whit behind Chicago in the bang-up and slap-up character of its buildings, both public and private. There are some business blocks in Los Angeles which are not ex ceeded in splendor either in New York or Chicago. The same process of almost magical transmutation has converted the county from a "cow county" into a scene of the most varied and remuner ative production known on the face of the American continent. Tbe splendid ranchos known as the San Paequal, the Santa Anita, the Puente, the San Fran cisquito, the San Felipe Jsugo, the Mer ced, and a score of others, are to-day yielding a wealth and variety of vegeta tion known nowhere else on the footstool. The vineyardist and orchardist have struck the "open sesame," to their in finite profit, and they propose to stay by the works. All the conditions point, this year, to an exceptionally profitable and delightful account rendered from all de partments of the soil, and each succeed ing year promises to acquit itself of stead ily accelerating horticultural and agricul tural usufruct. No matter to what sec tion of the county one may direct one's steps the fame story of jocund produc tion reaches one, with ever increasing lines of railway about to be initiated, and of railways heretofore initiated, reaching out to do their useful offices to the stock holders, and their beneficent offices to the people through whose property they run. The county of Los Angeles, as we have indicated, is advancing at a rate to justify the expectations of the mos* sanguine believers in this section. The future of the city is somewhat interest ing and perplexing, and fof the reasons we shall proceed to give. In the first place, it has been gener ally assumed that Los Angeles will never be a manufacturing city. This is wrong, for several reasons. The concentering upon this point of many transcontinental railways will of itself build up certain manufacturing activities. The Southern Pacific is about to establish workshops on a grand scale in East Los Angeles, and the Santa Fe will doubtless shortly fol low suit. These shops will be on a scale of continental magnitude. In addition, very many branches of manufactur ing have already gained a foot hold here, and they will be recruited with every passing month. The old time question as to fuel will count for nothing in a region whose petroleum measures are beginning to attract, the attention of the world. . Petroleum, which is so abundantly yielded in all quarters of Los Angeles county, is itself almost the cheapest fuel known to the manufacturer. But, in addition, we have clearly established an illimitable supply of natural gas as a characteristic of this section, only needing energetic exploitation to be developed in a bulk, answering to a priceless commercial prop osition, and it will be developed, and immediately. Thus, in addition to our attractions of climate, and manifold productions of soil, we have the quite certain added ele ment of manufactures, with cheap fuel, as an incident of the immediate future. But, waiving this practical phase of our city's growth, it is clearly apparent that the ability to create here the most charm ing home on eaith—with the incident of four or five acres, not only beautiful, but yielding an income which assures a modest competency—will make the Los Angeles valley a city from the foothills to the sea. Not a packed and crowded city,but a diversified and unique one. The writer has heard this idea advanced from the lips of two such diverse authot ities as General Winfield Scott Hancock and Senator George Hearst. It is thor oughly right. From the foothills all round to tbe sea the city of Los Angeles will hold sway. Its city limits will be almost without boundaries—they will be so extensive—but they will be as lovely as extensive. Miles and miles of boule vards, ramifying through rose parterres, and orange orchards, and vineyards al most without limit, will align this im perial city. Let us start in now to get it ready for its future occupants. The first point is to get an outfall sewer to the sea. The sooner the City Fathers apply themselves to this work the better. An Expert's Views. An ex-Lord High Sheriff of London, C. W. C. Hutton, has recently visited this Coast. To a reporter of a San Fran cisco paper he gave his views of Califor nia wine 3. Here is part of what he said: "1 like the general variety of your wines here as well as I do the French wines in France or the Spanish wines in Spain, both of which I have had consid erable experience witb," said he. "Your Bieslings, clarets and white wires, when reasonably well matured, are excellent. I tasted some Riesling at tbe Napa winery in Napa valley which was seven years old, and I am free to say I never tasted any better anywhere. Your ports, however, are too luscious and lack dry ness, a defect which, ageing them suffi ciently, will overcome. In fact, I find all the native sines on the market here are too new, containing too much alco hol, which has tbe defect of making them heavy, producing unpleasant effects, which would not be the case if they were well kept and aged, previous to market ing. "In my opinion, the greatest defect of the California ! producers and dealers is the lack of moral courage that allows their wines' to be shipped under false la bels. French labels for instance. Much of your wine is shipped to foreign coun tries under labels and brands of a wine that is really of an inferior quality. The only way for California to introduce her wines in England.—they are rarely met with there now, at least under their res pective California labels, —is to secure honest representatives and dealer.* there to handle them strictly on their own mer its. California wines have been mixed with French wines of a much inferior grade, until there is a prejudice in Great Britain that will take years of honest ef fort and a free use of printers' ink and push to overcome. The Colonies met with the same obstacles, which they in a measure, by these means, have over come. They are rapidly building up a demand for their wines in England, and will prove formidable rivals to California in that direction. "As a member of the wine commit tees in several London clubs, I find wine-drinking in the clubs on the de crease, brandies and other spirits taking their place. As good wines command a rather high figure, comparatively speak ing, this is rather a matter of economy. If you can guarantee sea transit for your wines, and ihen place them on the mar ket at a moderate price per gallon, there is a grand market awaiting them in Eng land, ence you succeed in removing the prejudice now prevailing against them there. This can only be done by prop% erly ageing and labeling, and by having honest dealers who are directly inter ested in their success to handle them. Then let them stand squarely on their own merits and they will win." The Herald hes always strongly reprobated the labeling of California wines as French brands. The extent to which this fraudulent lousiness has been carried on in San Francisco, under the very nose of the public, and in defiance of the best interests of the California wine producers, is astonishing. French bottles, French labels, and French corks are imported to render the fraud success ful, and the California wines thus put up are drunk in all parts of the country as French wines, and accepted by the con sumers as such without suspicion. When ever our wines are fairly dealt by, and put upon the market on their own merit and with their own labels, then will tbey grow in demand and popularity and in crease in value. The time will come when this great industry will be strong enough to take its own part and to de fend itself from the swindle which is now perpetrated upon it so extensively, and which is injuring every wine pro ducer in the State to an extent that is almost beyond calculation. That our California wines are as good as French wines is proven by the fact that they are drunk as French wines everywhere with out question. That being tbe case, cur vintages should receive tne credit whink justly belongs to them, and our pro ducers the profits to which they are fairly entitled for a superior article. Cannot Connect. The Police Department is complaining of the recent orders of the Council to the effect that bills for telephone service to points outside of the city would not be paid. Yesterday it became necessary to send a message to the man who buries dead animals and the Telephone Com pany would not make tbe connection and stated that number thirty, the Police Station, would not hereafter be given any connection with lines outside the city. This state of affairs is very likely to lead to the escape of some one who has committed crime. A criminal might easily go to Pasadena or some other place and no message could be sent to the officers there. Two field Fires. Sparks from passing locomotives created two fires along the line of the Los Angeles and Pacific Railroad yester day afternoon. The first blaze was near Wynetka and was soon extinguished, but the second one was only a mile or so be low Clearwater, and was right in the heart of the spreading hayfields there. It was feared at one time that the fire would be a serious one, but all hands in the vicinity turned in and succeeded in extinguishing it without much damage being done. h To Be vi a rr led. Mr. A. L. Woolsey, late of the San Pe dro wire, but now train despatcher in the Southern Pacific's telegraph department, left for San Francisco yesterday. His mission is an important one for he goes to become united in marriage to Miss Crittenden an estimable young lady of the Bay City. The young couple will visit Portland, Ore., and other northern cities, and then return here and establish a per manent residence. For tbe Herald. | The I iitinntt Wcit. Now, here's to the Ultimate West! With the heaitiest zest That my passion can boast, 1 murmur a song—l offera tout— Poesy's, Molody's Cup is the best To quaff to the hope of the Ultimate West. Fair bills of the Ultimate West, A glory unfoldeth your rest; A glory of ight aud of clouds Infolds you, reveals you, crowns you and shro. ds— Manifold, Wonder roil'd Crett over crest, And out through tbe gates of the Ultimate West. Rare skies of the Ultimate West, Vex'd by no winter's unrest; Amorous, changeful of hue- Violet, daffodil, tender aa Uew— Tcmpestless, Thunderles», Klckle, yet fairest, I name you, 0, skies of the Ultimate West! Deep vsleiof the Ultimate West, Emparadised, lavishly dresa'd With tokens and marvels of pride. Villas and cities tho rivers betide; Mouuain-br.und, Orchard-crowc'd, Valleys of rest— I sing you, O vslea of the Ultimate West! Great Sea of the Ultimate Wert, Thou, the tirele-B. myrmidon quest Of tbe nations, shalt ttty, Mocking what madneas thy waves keep at bay; Orient, Occident Farting thy breast And tbe ages, O, Sea of the Ultimate Wei i' Proud coast of the Ultimate West, The last of God's heritage—best; The portion that is and to be,— Tarrying trustfully, thankfully we Would uproar, Would upbear,— Obeying behest,— Our symbol of faith in the Ultimate Wett. Then, cl'mc of the Ultimate west, Type you, no more, of unrest; Nor be you the exit of Eve, But the Gateway of Morn till it weave With delight; And Its light Illumine the rest Of man's years and of thine, O, Ultimate Wettl H. M. D. SPORTING GOSSIP. Stray Notes on Local and Other Happenings, Jack Dempsey has, by this time, ar rived in San Francisco from Portland, Oregon, and as the Nonpareil states that he has come on business and not for his health—which, by the way, was never better —we may rest assured that some thing will "urap" in the near future. It would be a very chestnut to flatter Jack. His praise is on the lipj of everyone who has seen him in tbe ring, and "the long lane" of his victorious progress seems to be as far from the "turning" as ever. There is no exaggeration in saying that, in every way, Dempsey is, by far and away, the most popular pugilist of the present day. Apropos of the recent plucky and high ly creditable attempt of the Southern California Athletic Club to induce Demp sey and Reagan to fight in this city for a $3,000 purse, i regret to find the follow ing in the columns of the San Francisco Chronicle: The failure on Dempsey's part to per«unde Jacl Heagau tomett him forihe illeged $:i,OOO purse, which the new advertising agency, en titled the Southern California Athletic Club is said to haVe offered, caused the Nonpareil much vexation of spirit, and he twitted Reagan mer ciless iy through the newspapers. It is unnecessary to say to those who are acquainted with the personnel of the Southern California Club that there is not the slightest shadow of justification for refeiriDg to it in what is evidently in tended to be a contemptuous way, and one that is likely to prejudice the club in the eyes of professionals and the pub lic. Why Sporiing Editor Naughton should throw out such a slur it is not very easy to understand. It could serve no possible good purpose, in so far as he himself or his paper is concerned, and it surely could not have beea made — as Das been insinuated — because American pugilists were worsted by the club, instead of Mr. Natighton's protegees from the Antipodes. In any case it was a gratuitous and very un worthy fling at what is destined to be a institution in this southern country. The proposed fight between Corbett and Choynski could hardly ftail to be a rattling mill, for while Joe has not the skill of Corbett, he is a quick and hard hitter, and a glutton on punishment. Bar accident, however, Corbett should win. We doubt whether many of the kno Br ing ones were disappointed at the result of the Jackson-Cardiff fight on Friday evening. Besides the fact that Jackson is unquestionably the better man of the two, and probably the best modern expo nent of the methods of the "daddy of all sparrers"—Jem Mace, there has always been a grave doubt as to Cardiff's being possessed of the "sand" necessary to make a r=ally good fight. One quality he is, however, most certainly possessed of, viz: "horse sense," or, as it is more elegantly called, "prudence, which is the better part of valor." He sa.v, within ten rounds, that he had met bis master, and, therefore, gave up in time. TURF NOTES. To-dsy i 3 Al Farrow's fourth birthday. It is expected that Senator Hearst's stable will be reprasented in the Subur ban by Glen Echo with Joe Marvin up. That ought to be a great race next Saturday at the Bay District Track be tween Geraldine and Al Farrow. The Breeder and Sportsman says ■ Mr. L. J. Rose, of Los Augeles, has sold five sucking colts, four of which went to Mr. Outbwaite, of Sierra Madre, and one to Dr. G. G. Green, of Philadelphia. Two of the first were by Stamboul, and two by Alcazar, the price for the four being $9,000. The one going East is by Stam boul, dam Nava by Dictator, second dam Belle Brasfleld, 2:20)^. Dr. Green paid $5,000 for this grand colt. Willie Walter, the once famous jockey, who rode the world-renowned Ten Broeck in most of his great races, in cluding many of his record ones, is now a trainer and owner. He has just bought The Lion from Milton Young for $1,500. The horse seem 3to have sold re markably cheap, for he has worked a mile this season, with shoes on and weight up, in 1.4 m%. Senator Jones' Visit. Mrs. H. Gorham, sister of Senator John P. Jones, accompanied by her fam ily and her mother-in-law, of Gold Hill, Nevada, were in the city yesterday. Mrs. Gorham says that the Senator will be here in about ten days from date, and will go to Santa Monica, to his residence on Ocean avenue. Teacher—"lt seems you are never able to answer any of my questions. How is this, my little boy?" Little Johnny—"lf I knew the things you asked me, ma'am, dad wouldn't go to the trouble of sending me here"—j dar ner's Bazar. She (at a party)—" Did that rich bach elor, Captain Rudder, get his title in the army?" He—"Guess not. A few months ago I saw him duck his head when the servant announced Mr. Low bridge."—[Philadelphia Record. An American Ship Burned. Bebmuda, April 28.—The American ship, Richard H. Burk, from Philadel phia for San Francisco, before reported nere in distress, was discovered to be on fire April 19th, owing to the inflammable nature of a large portion of the cargo of kerosene, whisky, etc. The ship soon burned to the water's edge. She was of 1,490 tons burden, and had a cargo of 2,149 tons of general merchandise. It is roughly estimated that the vessel and cargo lepresented half a million dollars. That Empty dun Again. Seattle, W. T., April 28.—A sad acci dent occurred on the Duwamish river, four miles south of here, this afternoon. Mrs. Mildred Cowan and her husband were standing in a room, and on the floor lay a cocked rifle which was supposed to be empty. The husband picked the gun up, when it was discharged. The ball struck the floor and rebounded, striking Mrs. Cowau in tbe side, inflicting a wound from which she cannot recover. A Fire Uncontrolled. Lewisbukg, W. Va., April 28.—The Green Brier mountains,near Green Brier, are on fire, while Sulphur Springs are a mass of fire, and millions of feet of valu able hard timber have been consumed, with tens of thousands of rails and other property. The fire is beyond control and must burn itself out. Tne Nonpareil Middle.Weight. San Francisco, April 28.—Jack Demp sey, who arrived from Portland to-day, will leave to-morrow for San Jose, where he gives an exhibition with Costigan to morrow night. He will go as far south as San Diego, and wiil not return to San Francisco till the first of the week. A Clergyman.'* Resignation. San Fbancisco, April 28. —Rev. Dr. Hiram W. Beers, pastor of the Trinity Episcopal Church, of this city,announced bis resignation to tbe congregation this morning, to take effect June 30th. He stated that ill-health was the cause of his resignation. A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. A Fast Train Switched Off to Destruction. THE VICTIMS GET CREMATED. A Grand Trunk Train Derailed anil Telescoped on a "V" Junction Switch. I Associated Press Dispatches to the Hbrald. I Hamilton, Ont., April 28.—A terrible railroad accident occurred on the Grand Trunk Railroad, near here, at 7 o'clock this morning. The St. Louis express jumped the track, and the engine ran into the water tank. Two cars telescoped and immediately took fire. All the dead, seventeen in number, have been taken out. The only body identified is that of R. S. Gurney, of Chicago. He was in stantly killed, but not burned. An Italian, name unknown, was olso in stantly killed. The other fifteen are burn ed beyond all possible identification. About twenty persons were injured, but only one or two Beriously. None of the train hands were killed. A fireman was slightly burned and received a bad Ecalp wound. The train was composed of an engine, two baggage cars, a smoker, a Chicago and Grand Trunk through passenger coach, a Wabash coach, a Wagner first class coach, a Pullman car and two Wagner sleeping cars, in the order named. The accident occurred at a junction where a "V" is built. This "V" is used to switch through trains for To ronto to the Toronto branchffrom the main line. The train is said to have been running at a speed of forty miles an hour or more, when, directly on crossing the switch, the engine jumped the track and plunged into the water tank which stood in the space behind the "V," smashing the tank into atoms and turn ing almost upside down. The baggage cars came directly after the engine, and tbe first of them was pitched over the engine and thrown on the main track, leaving its wheels behind. The other baggage car caught fire from the engine and the two were soon in flames. The coaches following, with the exception of the two 1 Wagner cars in the rear ot the train, were huddled to gether by the shock and soon caught fire from the baggage cars. The passengers on the train, numbering over 150, many of whom were asleep at the time, had a terrible experience. The majority of those on board Iho train were able to get. out of the coaches before the fire reached them, but, in the confusion that reigned, it is not known how many victims were left to the mercy of the flames, being penned in the material of the wreck and unable to extricate themselves. L. S. Gurney, of Brooklyn, N. V., had his bead completely severed from his body by a piece cf flying debris. Ru dolph Deerer was also instantly killed. As soon as the engine rolled over, after striking the water-tank, Engineer Watson and Fireman Chapman ciuwled out from underneath it, neither of them being much hurt. The two Wagner cars in the rear of the train were uncoupled from the others and were saved from the flames. A large gang of employes worked unceas ingly at the wreck, doing their utmost to extinguish the fire. There was great difficulty in securing water, owing to the tank being smashed, and the fire held sway for many Hours before a thorough search could be made through the debris. Up to 5 o'clock the charred remains of eighteen victims had been exhumed from the wreck. In no case was there enough of the bodies left to identify the remains or even to tell whether the per sons were of the male or female sex. An auxiliary train was sent out from thiß city immediately on receipt of the news of the accident and the passengers, including the injured and two of the killed, were brought into this city. Among the wounded now in the hos pital are the following: James A. Palmer, Ilion, N. V., bead cut but not seriously hurt; Hamilton Clark, Chicago, double fracture of the right leg, bruised badly and head cut, and probably internally injured. Of all the injured he is the worst. Antony Mauz, Italian, on his way from Wisconsin to Italy, head cut; Edwin Chapman, fireman, head badly cut; Enoch Kenyon, of London, England, ribs, broken; C. C. Azbel', Edwardspoit, Ind., slight injuries; William Leipsey, Chicago, ankle badly sprained; A. L. Doney, Danville, 111., cut about the head ; George White, Hill, right ear cut off and scalp wounds; Andrew J. Car penter, Yankton, Dak., injured about the head; S. E. Young, Chicago, slight ly hurt; Josoph Morris, East Sous Falls, Dak., tn his way to Clark's Island, Me., scalp wounds, bruised leg and shonlders, not serious. About ten others were slightly hurt, but not so badly as to prevent them con tinuing their journey. It was evening before the tracks were cleared. The wounded in tho hospital are all doing well. As far as can be learned, there was no negligence on the part of the railroad company. The train simply jumped the track at a frog. The screams of the men who were be ing burned to death in the smoking-car could be heard above the noise of the escaping steam and the roaring of the flames. Conductor Poole says the train was fifteen minutes late, but was not running more than twenty miles an hour when the accident happened, as the orders are that trains must not run at that partic ular place at a greater speed than twenty miles. The place where the accident occurred is considered dangerous, as there is a switch on a rather sharp curve; hence the precaution of running slowly. Seven earn,a baggage car,two first-class eoacheß, a smoker, a first-class day coach, and two Warner sleepers were burned. There being not a vestige of wood or anything that would burn left. One car, the baggage car, was demol ished. The engine was the most com plete wreck imaginable. The loss to the company will be enormous. Many of those on the train were going to New York to participate in the Cen tennial festivities. Most cf the passen gers loot all or a portion of their baggage and clothing, and a large amount cf mail was destroyed by fire. Another report of the accident says the remains of from sixteen to eighteen men were taken out of the wreck. They were cut to pieces almost to a man, and burned beyond all possibility of recognition. They were huddled to gether in a heap in the smoker, pinned in so by timbers that it was im possible for them to extricate themselves. Nothing could be done for them, as tbe fierceness of the flames made it out of the question for men to rescue them. The only way in which it oould be ascer tained that from sixteen to eighteen bodies had been taken out was from the fact that legs and arms, corresponding to about that number were found. The remains were taken to the City Hospital and placed in the morgue awaiting iden tification. An inquest will be held to morrow. In all probability it will be days before the dead are identified. Some of tbe wounded were also taken to the City Hospital. Suspension Bridge, N. V., April 28.— A special train on the Grand Trunk came in to-day about 1:40 p. m., having on board about seventy-five of the passeu gerß than were in the accident that oc curred a short distance west of Hamilton this morning. Among them were four men who were badly cut and injured about the head and body. Malcolm McKay, of Boston, in relating his experience, said: "I have no idea how I got out of the wreck, but would not be surprised if I went through the window, as the doctor took several pieces of glass from cuts in my head. I have a faint remembrance of two men helping me to stand, but I was half-way here be fore I clearly understood what had hap pened." ■ , It is feared that Bill Phillips, of Chi cago, first-baseman of tho Hamilton team, was among the killed. He was expected to report to-day. I Kit H OKLAHOMA. Guthrle'a New Mayor Hard OB tne Urt en-cloth) fjorua. St. Louis. April 28.—-The latest from Oklahoma is that Colonel D. P. Dyer, of the Kansas City Republican, is in poli tics. He was formerly Indian Agent un . der President Arthur and has been elected , Mayor of Guthrie. One of his first acts i was to give the gamblers twenty-four hours to leave. Two big wall feats have been erected and are called city build ings. Several good buildings have been put up and improvements of all kinds i are in rapid progress. W. V. Heran Court, special artist for Harpers' Weekly,, dropped dead in front i of his tent, in Guthrie, yesterday morn ing. Hi* remains have been sent to his home in Dubuque, lowa. WAS IT SKLt'-UUI'JHNSE? A man Snot In a Uiiarrel Over a Damaged Hilt!)'. Woodland, Cal., April 28—On Satur day evening, William Wohlfrom came into town and surrendered to the Sheriff, stating that he had killed MaltFiegal at Abele Ranch. Wohlfrom and Fiegal had broken a buggy belonging to Dan Bemmerly, but Wohlfrom claims to have paid his share cf the damage, and yesterday morning went to Black's Station to try and induce Fiegal to pay his share. Wohlfrom says that when he asked Fiegal for the money the latter drew a knife and advanced toward him, as if to strike, with the knife raised, when he tired, and Fiegal fell. To-day it is learned that the wounds of the in jured man are fatal, and Bemmerly has been arrested as an accessory. ' SAMOAN SUGGESTIONS. John Hull to Art as a Sort ol Peace maker lv the Matter. Berlin, April 28—Lieutenant Buck ingham, Secretary of the American Dele gates to the Samoan Conference, has arrived here. The National Gazette, in an article on the Samoan question, favors Herr Yon Bar's proposal to restore tri-pirt.ite control and to appoint a nomi nal King of Samoa, with an outsider as umpire. It is expected that the British delegates to the Conference will take only a mediator's part in the proceedings. A Duel to tbe Deatb. Chattanooga, Term. April 28. —A deadly duel occurred yesterday in Jack son county, Alabama, which resulted in the death of one of the participants. Two faimers, neighbors, living some distance from Scottsboro, named J. T. Prince and J. T. Green, quarrelled on Friday over some trivial matter, and Green threatened to kill Prince, and he prepared himself with a shotgun. On Saturday morning the two men met in the public road and immediately de cided to fight it out. Green made for Prince with a large dirk,makinga vicious plunge at him. Prince dodged and seized Green's arm and tbe deadly struggle began in earnest. Pi ince's gun was leaning against the fence, and the question with him was how to get it bet fore he was killed. With a sudden effort be tripped Green, throwing him to the ground and immediately made a break for his gun, which be reached just as Green was in striking distance. Without levelling the gun, Prince thrust the muz zle against his enemy's breast, pulled the trigger, and lodged a heavy load of buck shot in his breast, killing him instantly. Prince gave himself up, and is now in jail to await trial. Tbe Amateur Detective. Chicago, April 28.—A1l doubt that the lunatic Robert Burns was murdered by his attendants, in Cook county insane asylum, was removed to-day. The post mortem shows that he had two ribs broken, his breast bone smashed, and that he suffered the injuries, apparently, from kicks. Burns is the man who was the room mate at the institution of the Times re porter, who had gained access to the asylum by feigning insanity. The Times man repeated that he saw the atten dants as tbey, through sheer brutality, attacked not only Burns, but a number of cthqrs. Three of the attendants are under surveillance and will probably be arrested before morning. The Boatonlnna En Route. CniCAGO,April2B.—The Bostonians, the well-known opera troupe, left this even ing in a special train of Pullman cars for their Pacific tour. An informal reception was held, and an elegant epilation served for an hour before the train left. The company will visit Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Denver and other western cities, the tour being under the management of Will J. Davis. The past week of tbe Bostonians at the Hay market has been very successful. Another Victim tor Peter. St. Paul, April 28.—Billy Wilson, col ored heavy weight, say s he has received two letters from the California Athletic Club asking him to meet Jackson, and he wil accept at once. He is confident he can beat the Australian, and show to show his aood faith he says he will fight for a purse of $2,500, the loser to get nothing. A Collapsed Bridge. Kansas City, April 28.—At Cheslea Park, this afternoon, the bridge across the artificial lake gave way and precipi tated about seventy persons into seven feet of water. Most of them scrambled out or were assisted to the shore, more frightened than hint, but fifteen of them were injured, four of them seriously. Two Children Burned, Wahpelon, Dak., April 28.—A fire on Friday on tbe farm of Swen Moe, near here, caused the death of his two young children, aged G and D years reepect- I ively.