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DAILY HERALD. —rUBUSHBD— DiIVKN DAYS A WEEK. josmra d. lynch. jambs I, am. AVERS A LYNCH, - PUBLISHERS. CITY OFFICIAL FAPEB. Entered st the postoffice at Los Angeles as second-class matter. I DELIVERED BY CARRIERS as sot. per Week, or SOc. per ITlontli. CXceof Pmblicstlou, 128-125 West Second Urect. Los Angeles. Telephone Na 156 THUMBS) A¥, OCTOBER 31, 1888. They Don't See Much Joke About It. the Herald office the report of Senator Frye's remarks at San Pedro we deliber ated about publishing them, and were only led to do so by a strong conviction that a newspaper ought to tell the truth. The readers of this journal expect this office at our hands and have a right to expect it. In addition, we knew per fectly well that they would be reported in the San Diego papers, and if we had suppressed them it would have been said that we were afraid to give them pub licity. As this journal has access to ample data which establish the present importance of San Pedro, and to official document* which show what could be done there by a reasonable expenditure of the public moneys, we were not afraid to give what Senator Frye really said, and felt perfectly able to hold our own in any discussion that might follow. Monday's San Disgo Sun reproduces what Senator Frya said with great glee, under the headings, "He Wants Los "Angeles to Move to San Diegc—The "Senator From Maine Knows as Much "About Back Country as Harbors—He "Praises San Diego." After this gushiDg introduction, the Sun proceeded to give what Mr. Frye eaid, as reported by Chair man J. C. Fisher, of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce. We reproduce it in para'lel columns with the account given of the Senator's remarks by the Herald reporter: "HERALD'S" ACCOUNT I "SUN'S" ACCOUNT. As chs'-ce would have! On the door of one of ft, but one single large the private cars ot the vessel was in sight from Senatorial train are the bluff, the Sauta Ro- these words, "Truth Is sa, which lay at anchor Mighty, Then Why in deep water outside Lie " and such appears the channel. Senator to be the motto of Sen- Frye, who, as he is ator Fryo, Chairman of Chairman of the Senate tbe Committee on Har- CommiMee on Com- bors. merce, Is one of the President J. C. Fisher, mo-t influential men in who accompanied the that body and the one Senatorial Committee who would be mo tto Los Angeles, re likely to influence leg- turned Saturday even ialatiou for or againsi ing. the happiest man appropriations for the in the land, harbor.stepped forward "We left Los Angeles to the edge of the bluff for San Pedro about 7 where General Bricrly o'clock in the morning, was holuing open the and only remsined map, and began to ask there about 10 mlu some questions. utes. Senat r Frye "Where are all your stepped out on the plat ships?" said he. "I was form and looking givvn to understand ground said: "Gentle that there was some men, I don't believe thing of a harbor here you have anything here as It is, aud that a great I want to see. Where deal of traffic was car-iare your ships?'' ried on through here,; General Brierly theu although under unfa-|explained that the vorable conditions." ; southeasterly winds "At this season of the make shipping very in year," answered Gen (convenient if not un eral Brierly, "the con-| sa f e at this time ot the duions are especlall!' year, uuiavorable. and as no "And do you want work, either dredging the Government to or anything else, has'build a harbor where, been done for some 1,1» months out of the tfme, they have bee. year.ships have to pick growing steadily worse.., 5p their anchors and Never in all my exceri- run out to the island . " ence since San Pedro| said Senator Frye. "As has been a harbur have neai . a , j can make out I seer, it so bare of yes you propose to ask the sets bs it is today." Government to create a Several others oil harbor for you almost those present corrob ou t 0 f w hole cloth. The orated this statement. Lord has not given you Major Jones said ihai. m „ c h to start with, there were p'enty of fig that's certain." ures which could bei After a moment he easily supplied, "How muih will which would show very tt co st, do you esti plainly that an lm--mate'" mensc amount of traffic: -About $5,000 000," had passed through this was the answer, harbor in the last two] " A r e you sure that or three years. your whole country Is "Well, let me look at;worth that much?" this map," said ths Ben- asked the Senator. "I ator, and General Bri have had twenty years' erly spread it oin beforei ex[ , er i ence j Q exxmiu him. The others formed i ag harbors, and I know a group around, Sena-; t hat $5,000,000 often torSUufordstandmg toJmennß $20,009,0; 0. the left of Frye, andi an a | t probably would Mr.Cunis, of theSotith-i inthlscate Y ou only crn Pacific, directly be- nave two harbors on hind 'Rattlesnake la!- this coast, and tbey are and and Deid Mm s s an Francisco and San islund, r'-a1 the Maine iiiego " statesman aloud. "What. r> Bat San Diego has names! It Is enough tO: no back country," rcare an ordinary May echoed a bystander, faring man to death to "You may tell that to come into such s tenderfeet," said Be.n- P M?f . , „ istor Frye, "but I have If that is all the seen m d an jjiego what trouble with the plan,' j nave notl seen else said Senator Stanford, where. When f heard "jut jet us have the 0 ( 125-pound water needed appropriations me lons, 10-pounl pota and we will change theirs, etc., in the East, I nanics to anything that| a i WßTS Bal a they were you like." 'California lies. San General Brierly theu Diego was the first and explained what it was on y placa toundeceivc proposed the Govern m e" inept should do. The something was then Maine Senator asked a sa j(i Dy another by few questions, suca as Zander about Los An were necessary to in- Kt: \ea being twenty sure his perfect under- mUeB from Ba n Pedro standing of the plan. a nd x oO miles from The Senator has aplain, san Diego blunt way of expressing "True enough," said himself, and docs not the plain-spoken Hen hesitate to speak out 4t or, "but Los Angeles what he thinks ln the j B a par t of San go's course of the Tear a back country, and so Is number of different the territory for many members of the Senate m ij es t o the north of and the House of Ren- roUi an d the same is resenthtives have vis- true of the country far ited the harbor, and, as w the east and north a rale, they have in- eaßt , including Aiizo dulged in pleisant gen- na » eralties, evidently de xhe Ma ! ne statesman sirous of not saying any then praised San Di thing which should of ego ' B harbor as one of fend the people of this t h e fluest sheets of wa sectlon. It isverydif ter that he had ever WW wIJhMr. Frye. Bee n, and contrasted it Well he said, "asJ w lth San Pedro, which near as I can mako out. nan nothing to recom yon propose to ask the|mend it as a harbor, Government to create a und where oaly one harbor for you almos vessel, the steamer out of the w.jole cloth j?jflnta R(IB ,, waß iyin X The Lord baa nos g yen ! ou t several miles from you much to start with the ~u ore, whiles num that is curtain. , ber of ships were load 'ludefaultof afrietir' lni j sn . 3 vu i oa d iD|? „t in Prov:dence " s,td BIH hiefo Secretary Higgles, "w.-j "Where the mistake ca .!l.?J >ou V "F ess Hies," said Mr. Frye. ' is Wh<-re i9themon?y;| n your having bui.t to come from for th;s.y our greatest city in a stupendous uudertak [locality where no nat ing?' asked the Sena ' Ur „i harbor exists. to r.„ . ... . , 'Now, San Diego has a "Out of that surplu«|g o od harbor. Yon which needs to be re (ought to move down duccd," said General (there " Brierly. : Mr. Kisher.who heard "How much will ltlall of the above and cost, do you estimate? " much more, is satisfied "Four or five milliensiif San Diego is awake, of dollars," was the an-ian appropriation can swer. !be secured for tuts bar "Are you sure thatjbor. In proof of his yonr whole country is.belief he quotes Sen wortb t»iat much?" ask jator Frye, who said to ed tbe Senator in a I the Los Angeles delega toneof voicewhich Ifftitlon: his hearers a little in "It is the duty of the doubt as to whether h. Government to protect was joking or not. and improve harbors, 'not to build them." As the Herald remarked the other day, it gives it great pleasure to know that Senator Frye's remarks were only jocular, and we are quite willing to ac cept big own interpretation of them. It was only, however, after Gov. Stanford had interposed with clear and forcible THE LOS ANQELES DAILY HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 31 1889 remarks that the jocular theory was de veloped. As a public man, Senator Frye is bound to examine into tbe matter fully and dis passionately, and be could find in the re ports of Gen. Alexander, Col. Mendell and other responsible engineer officials of the government, very convincing rea sons for hoping for the creation of a eur viceable port at San Pedro. As to the claims of this section for an artificial harbor created by national expend itures, Gov. Stanford put the mat ter very Happily when he said: "Back of this harbor lies one of the "most wonderfully fertile sections oi "country in the whole United States, "capable of supporting an enormous "population, and already inhabited by "half a million of people. It is rich in "stores of minerals and blest with one "of the most perfect climates upon the "globe. It is all undeveloped, yet "enough has been accomplished to fore "cast its future. To the North there is "no port nearer than San Francisco, 500 "miles away; to the South none "nearer than San Diego, over 100 "miles away." The California Sen ator again remarked: "There are plenty "of independent reasons why the city "should be located where it is and no "where else. Besides, it is rather lato "to be changing its location." Here we leave the matter for the pres ent, having vindicated the accuracy of the Herald's report and accepted the theory that remarks that seemed to evince a very hostile animus were purely jocular, commending the jocularity specially to oar San Diego contempo raries, who seem to look upon them as decidedly serious. The Democratic Sen ator, Morgan, of Alabama, took a very favorable view of the situation at San Pedro, while Senator Hearst, who was not present Saturday, but has alwayß expressed himself very heartily in fa vor of adequate appropriations for the work, had visited the place and closely inspected it, several times previously. A Practical View at Los Angeles and the Boom. The father of Emma Abbott was out to this country lately, and he wrote back his impressions to the Minneapolis Spectator. He had been all over the State, but his opinions were decidedly favorable to Southern California in the comparison. He says: In going to Los Angeles I carried my prejudices with ma till I rode through the city, and saw the beautiful resi dences and business houses. Instead of sandy streets and fleas, I found it well paved, with clean streets, and good brick, stone and iron blocks on all the principal streets, surrounded by stately mansions with evergreens and flowers that cannot be seen ia Minneapolis. But one of the finest suburbs near Los Angeles, and the most beautiful in Southern California, is owned by W. A. Nimocks, one of the former proprietors of the Journal of Minne apolis. The Champs Elyeee in Paris cannot lie any handsomer, as far as the banks of flowers, evergreens, arbors, grottoes and walks are concerned. Near tho dwelling, on a high elevation, which loaks down on tho broad acres of ever green, ia alfalfa, of which they cut from seven to eight crops a year. Strangers looking over the city of LO3 Angeles, of 70,000 inhabitants, should sea this beau tiful place. Mr. Abbott, who signs himself "Undo John," had evidently been loaded up with the usual stories which figured in the Minneapolis papers concerning Los Angeles. The calumny abou' fleas existing here in any great amount was certainly one of the most in defensible of these. He was also primed with all the stories current in his home papers while the boom was at its height. He puts a great deal of sense in the fol lowing remiaiecence: Pasadena is also a fine place, and a few towns on tho coast, San Diego, Santa Monica, Santa Ana, and some other towns,nre allright,aud good places to live in, but give me for residence Los An geles for the year round, cool nights in summer, good society, etc. Real estate has settled down to bed rock, with a tteady growth. This is a good time to %\xy residence property, as the sharks that gave it a bad name have nearly all been run out. Their mode of operation was to buy some large tract of land ten to thirty miles from Los Angeles, survey it into small lots, run a motor line to it, get up flaming bills, and with a brass band, free ride, free lunch, free drinks, raise men's brains to fever heat, during the excitement sell the lots out to the new comers from Boston and other places, till they had disposed of lots for five to ten times the value, then clean up the luncheß, drinks, and clean out men's packets, salt down the cash, take up the motor track, and put it down in another place, five miles away, then another flaming bill, for the new comers, aud ready to swindle them out of their shin ing gold. This convert to the substantial attrac tions of Los Angeles undoubtedly exag gerates a trifle in the foregoing. That thing of taking up motor tracks and lay ing them down in another place to induce buyers is a trifle too heavily flavored. The fact is that, while it was a wholesome thing for Los Augeles that tbe boom was checked in time, and the check really came from onr own conservative bankers, the prices of real estate in this city were never rela tively half as high as in Portland, Tacoma or Seattle, and scarcely as high as those of Spokane Falls. There will be a great revulsion of opinion on this point inside of a year, when peapie come flocking down here from the North. Still "Uncle John" dees us eubstantial justice, and it is somewhat surprising that hisj arpibions obtained circulation in the columns of a Minneapolis paper. There is a strong movement ort foot to organize the Democratic party of Los Angeles county thoroughly, and it is a very sagacious one. It should be abso lutely free from boss dictation and per sonal aims. The peculiar local Repub lican administration in both the city and county of Los Angeles has bad a great tendency to weaken that organization. The general trend in the country is sup posed to be adverse to Gen. Harrison's record thus for, although this is not the celebrated off year, and the party may •how up pretty well in the Eastern States at the approaching elections. If the people were allowed to express, their will at the polls in this county, however, there could be no possible doubt of what the result would be. It would be a wholesale repudiation of the Republican bosses. The development of corruption in the County Clerk's office and the high-roller administration of our city affairs would guarantee that result. The Democratic situation in the county is much improved by the fact that the secession of Orange county takes off a large slice of the Republican ma jority. While it is somewhat early, and the elections, city and county) ought to be uncertain quantities, we think we see a spirit abroad in Los Angeles county that justi fies organization wiih an almost certainty of success. A Democratic club in every precinct of the county will bs a groat guarantee of victory next fall. There is less interest in the races this year than there ought to be. The mis take of dividing up the attractions ought never to be made again. Of course the rains had something to do with the Blackened attendance, it is a curious fact that the announcement of a rac? proaranimj nearly always puts J. P. on his mettle in Loe Angeles «ounty. It is generally understood that the Sewer Commission will perfect its work on Friday, and be ready to report at the meetiug of the Council on Monday mxt. OLD WORLD ECHOES. £mp rsr tvilllam Lauds lite Eng lish Navy. Athkns, Ojtober 30. —Emperor Will iam lunched on board the British flag ship DreadnaiiL-hr, tonight. Responding to a toast to hi? health, he paid a high compliment to the English navy, and called for thraa chfers for it, which were given heartily by the German officers present. Tbe Emperor starts for Con stantinople tomorrow. Germany's need of armor. Berlin, October 30.—During the de bate on the budget today, Herr Yon Beningsen said that Germany's position in Europe compelled her to woar heavy armor, and the would steke everything to enable her to wage a possible war vic toriously. Dr. Windthorst indicated the willingness of the Centre party to grant money for defenses if necessary. davitt continues his defense. London, October 30.—Michael Davitt continued his speech before the Parnell Commission today. He argued that the Government is now adopting Bomo of the leadi'ig proposals originally made by the Land League. Davitt denounced the charge that Patrick Egan paid money to assist in tho Phoenix Park murdc-ra, or that Biggar or others advanced money belonging to the League to pay for the committal of outrages. miss Caldwell's prince escapes. Paris, October, 30.— Figaro says the marriage arranged for Prince Murat and Miss Gwendoline Caldwell has been abandoned, The civil marriage of the Prince of Monaco, and the Duchess De Richelieu, took place at the Monaco Legation hero today. STANLEY NEARING THE COAST. Berlin, October 30.—Dr. Schweinfurth, the well known African traveler, has written the iVaftonoJ Gazette that letters from Emm Paßha which have reached Captain Wissmann, justify the expecta tion that Emm and Henry M. Stanley will soon arrive at Mapawapa. missionaries in the soup. London, October 30. —Advices from Brisbane state that the natives of South west New Guinea have massacred Rev. Mr. Savage, sent out by the London Missionary Society, a number of native teachers, aid the crew of the cutter Mary, belonging to the society. Tho steamer Albatross, belonging to the Queensland Government, has been dispatched to the fccene. THE TURF. Yesterday's Races at Elizabeth and Nashville. Elizabeth, N. J., October 30.—Five furlongs—Blue Rock won, Mute second, Frejolis third; time, 1:00. Five furlongs—Cracksman won, Tip staff second, Lela May third; time, 1:0l»K« Six furlongs—Pearlset won, Cortland second, Tulla Blackbura third; time, 1:21. Mile and an eighth—Longstreel: won, Come-to-Taw second, Annie Blackburn third; time, 2:06. Mile —Oregon won, Bill Barnes sec ond, Puzzie third; time, 1:47>2. Mile and an eighth—Huntresi won, Theodos-ius i-econd, Larchmont third; time, 2:03. Seven furlongs-Bradford won, Clen mound second, Clay Stockton third; time, 1:19. Nashville, Term., October 30.—Three year-olds and upwards, six furlongs— Lao Briget won, E»rlton second, Rosa Bearl third; time, I:2o}£. Same conditions—Metal won, Buckler second, Littroll third ; time, J :10J^. Two-year-old maidens, four furfong3— Mary H. won, Kenilworth second. Rad- Cliffe third; timo, 53>a- All ages, six and a half fur!ont;s—Re aounce won, Kitty R. second, Colhunt third; time, 1:26. All aires, mile —Monita Hardy won, Mount Lsbau-jn second, Nevada third ; lime, 1:45. An Euterprlslng Exhibitor. Pueblo, Colo., October 30.—Hon. J. Parker Whitney, a wealthy citizen of Boston, who is largely interested in Pueblo and other Colorado cities, is here. Mr. Whitney played an important part in the early days in Colorado. At the World's Fair held in Paris twenty years ago, he inane a grand exhibit of mineral specimens from Colorado minijs. Theex penres of tbil tnterpriee were enormous, as every article had to be hauled by ox teams to St. Joe, Mo. The greater por tion of tbe outlay and one year of time was borne by Mr. Whitney, and no little comment was indulged in upon the display by both European and American journals. Shonld the World's Fair of 1892 be located at Chicago, Mr. Whitney will send a creditable display of Colorado minerals to that exposition. The Render Woman Extradited. Niles, Mich., October 30.—The requi sition arrived this afternoon and Deputy •Sheriff Dick, of Parsons, Kansas, took Mrs. Monroe and Mrs. Davis, weat. Mr:;. McCann, the female detective who has caused their arrest, accompanied them. She is the daughter of one of the Bender victims. .liar Ine Intelligence. New York, October 30—Arrived: State of Indiana, from Glasgow. LoNDON.October 30.—Arrived : France, from New York. Hongkong, October 30.—The Gaelic, from San Francisco. PACIFIC COAST. Annual Report of Brigadier- General Miles. HIS VIEWS ON COAST DEFENSE. Estimates and Recommendations of Needed Appropriations—Other Coast Mews. I Associatcu Press Dispatches to the Heeald 1 San Francisco, October 30.—Tho an nual report of Brigadier-General Nelson A. Miles, commanding the Division of the Pacific, was mado public today. Ho states that there are 6,000 troops i.. this division and that the administration of military affairs has been satisfactory. He declares that suitable and immediate appropriations should be made for the construction ot buildings where it is ad visable to locate troops in large garrisons, and states that points should be occu pied near large bodies of Indians, and on tbe Mexican and Canadian frontiers and along the Pacific Coast. The General calls attent ion to the "die proportionate appropriations for the one fourth of the army serving is the Divi sion of the Pacific during the past fifteen years," and ho gives figures showing that the Divisions of the Atlantic ami Missouri have in that time roceivod for improvements, fortifications, etc., $21, --500,000, while the Division of the Pacific has received but $805,000. He recommends that $500,000 ba ap propriated for this division for the con struction of quarters and barracks. The report deals at some length with the subject of desertions, and the General makes a number of rccommenditior.s, among them being that enlisted men who have served fiva years and pass.id the necessary examination ba commis sioned Second Lieutenants and raceive honorablo discharges if no vacancies are open for them. The repo:t closes with a lengthy state ment on the subject of coast defenses. The General says: "The condition of this coast is one to tempt the avarice and cupidity of any fonrth-rate naval power on the globe, and that it could be occupied by any firat-claes naval power is a fact apparent to any thoughtful and well-informed citizen." It is estimated that it would cost $30,068,000 to put the coABt in a proper condition of defense. General Miles makes the following recommendations: That $250,000 be appropriated to secure the titles of stra' egic points necessary to be occupied for coast defense ; that $1,000,000 be appro priated for the construction of a gun fac tory on the Pacific Coast, and that $25, --0 be appropriated for the construc tion of the most improved and effective guns aud war materials. The report of Major John I. Rodger-: on the subjact of coast defense is submitted with General Miles' report, and contains the following estimates of tbo cost of land defenses on the Pacific: Coast: San Francisco, $15,033,000; Columbia river, $1,555,000; San Diego, $512,000; Pugat sound, $11,626,000; Sitka, $742,000. '111. HIUH'S NICKEL. The Railroad Commissioners Can not Return It to Him. San Francisco, October 30. — The Board of Railroad Commissioners met this morning. All of the members were preeent. After the reading of a letter of Miguel Uinchita, complainiug of the loss of his hay by rjiu, due to the alleged negligence of the agent of the Southern Pacific Company at San Fernando, Com missioner Rea moved that the matter should be referred to Traffic Maneger Richard Gray. It is doubtful whether thfe board has any jurisdiction in the matter of fixing damages, so no recom mendation to pay damages was made. A letter of C. H. Woods, complaining of the detention of Jii-i household goods, which he moved over the California Southern lines from Alejandro to Dag gett, and for which he was charged an excessive freight rate, was also referred to the Traffic Manager of the linos over which tho goods were traneferred. A communic.tion from the advance agent of the "California on Wheels," com plaining of the five cent extortion, was laid on the table, the board having no jurisdiction over street railways. The Secretary was instructed to inform Mr. B'gh of the board's inability to consider tbe loss of his nickel. His complaint was against the Colton motor lino. Very Like Murder. St. Helena, Cal., October 30. —Last Sunday Oiissi Cacdetti went hunting with an acquaintance named Juhn Zaba dina. Not returning, a eer.rching party atuired out to hunt for him yesterduy, and hia dead body wa3 found in the bilk hack of Hirsch's ranch. The back part of his head was blown off by a gun shot. The Coroner was summoned, and after a march Zibadina was found and arrested. He confessed that he shot Candoiti, but claimed that it wus accidental; hut rb he said nothing about the matter until captured, and had left the dead body lying there two days, his actions are re t»«r.!ed with suspicion. The Coroner's jury rendered a verdict recommending that he bo held to - tand trial for murder. Cltange ln Oveiland Schedule. San Francisco, October 30.—As re gards the probable change in the time table of the Southern Pacific overland train, it was decided that the change would be made November 17th, when the fast overland train of the< Central Pacific will go into effect. The change is not to be an originally proposed. The Sunset overland train, instead of leaving this city, as heietofore, at 8 p.m., will leave at 6p, m. The train will arrive at Los Angelos at 4 p. m., and so will con nect with the train leaving that city for Ban Diego at 4:40 p. m., and reaching the latter place at 10:30 p. m. Webfoot Wiring's. Portland, Ore., Octobor 30.—The Senate Railroad Committee will arrive in a speciaj train from San Francisco at 3 p. m. tomorrow. Thß train laid over at Riddles tonight. While here the Sena tors will be the guests of tho Board of Trade. Judge Shattuck to day crave General Rufus Tngalls, executor of tho estate of Mrs. Esther Holladay, a judgment for $87,500, against the estate of the late Ben Holliday, on account of an old claim. Bruce Creigbion. the notorious safe cracker, was today sentenced to prison for five years for robbing Henry Olair mont. Suing for Terry'e Hues. Fbesno, October 30.—Tho hearing of the case of 0. G. Sayle, administrator of the estate of the late Judge David Terry, against Frank T. Baldwin and B. F. Langford, began this afternoon. J. 0. Campbell, of Stockton, appeared for the defendants. The complaint recites that Terry was at tbe time of his death, and for a year previous, the owner of a one tenth interest in certain mines and min ing property in Arizona; that the Super intendent of the miueß remitted to Stock ton, California, a large sum of money, profits derived from the mines, and one tenth of which sum belonged to Terry, and that defendants are suspected of hav ing concealed the money belonging to Terry. Ex-Judge Baldwin was on the stand the greater part of the day, and read the letters which passed between himself and Terry concerning the man agement of the mines. DOJUINniN DOlNet,. Preparations for the (ioveruor tiencral's Reception at Victoria. Victoria, B. C, October 30 —Arrange- ments are complete far royally receiving the Governor-General tomorrow. The weather ia rainy, but a round of enter tainments has been arranged, including a banquet and reception at the Govern ment House, citizaDtj' ball and a naval ball. The Commiiten on Invitations at first proposed to omit United States Con- Bnl Stevens, but on representations of Mayor Grant he was tendered an invita tion and accepted. CHINESE'CANADIAN COMMERCE. Ottawa, October 31.—The report that the Canadian Pacific railway steamship service between Japan aod Canada will terminate November 22nd ie untrue. Oa that date the three Cunard vessels ohartered two years ago will stop run ning, but the other steamers which have been on the route since the inception of the service will continue to make fort nightly trips. burkes cell mates caking. Winnipeg, October 30 — Assists it State's Attorney Either ie satisfied that Burkes fellow-prisoners am fa ing to a great extent regarding the latier's al leged confession. He says the Canadian officers who gave evidence daring the ex radition proceedings will go to Chicago to tesiif} - . Shot ut niN stepfather. Nevada, Cal., October3o.—Last night John R. Hopkins, iiged 20, fired a pistol shot through the window at his step father, George Allen, narrowly missing him and other members of the family. The youth says Allen first attacked him with a hatchet. Mrs. Allen charges that her husband lias whipped her frequently, recently, and this week tbe couple went to a Justice of the Peace and announcing that they had agreed to separate, asked tho official to grant them a divorce,which they had been told he could do. Young Hopkins had just previous to the shoot ing arrived from Oroviile in response to a message from his mother appealing to him for protection. Wants Ills Wife's insurance. San Francisco, October 30.—Dr. J. Milton Bowers, through his attorney, has brought suit to recover $11,000 insurance on the life of hia wife, Cecilia Bower?, from the American Legion of Honor, the Order of Chosen Friends, and Knights and Ladies of Honor. Dr. Bowers wao suspected and charged with murdering his wife in order to get this money, but after two trials and over three years' imprisonment the Supreme Court granted him his release. Practically Dead- Chicago, October 30.—The Interstate Commerce Association is practically dead. The Rock Island, Burlington and St. Paul roads take the grounds that the agreement has been violated hy the traffic arrangements of the Union Pa cific iind Northwestern. The Times to morrow will say that they will no longer be bound by the rules of the association, although formal notice of withdrawal will not be giveu. Silver Convention Delegates. Santa Fe, N. M.. October 30.—The Governor today appointed fourteen dele gates and alternates from various coun ties to the National Bilver Convention, which opens at St. Louie November 26th. Among the twelve delegates-at-large ap pointed are ex-Chief Justice Axtell and E. Huhn, formerly of California. Marysvllle Citrus Pair. Marysville, Cal , October 30.—At a meeting today of the Citizens' Citrus Fair Committer, of Yuba and Sutter counties, it was decided to hold a citrus fair in Maryßville, beginning Monday, January 5, 1801, open to all the counties in California not included in the Sixth Congressional District. <%. Youth* fatal MUhap. St. Helena, Cal., October 31.—Walter Dowdell, the fifteen-year-old son of James Dowdell, Blipp?d and fell with his right arm in a grape crueh : r, horribly mashing his haud and arm, a week ago. Blood poisoning set in, from which he has died. Mruck a Rock. Seattle, October 30.—Early this morning the steamer Washington struck a rock near Deception paes, and stove a great hole in her side. The vessel wua immediately headed for shore and sank in fifieeu feet of wator. Tbe passengers collected on the upper deck and were saved. The steamer was afterwards raised and started tor this city. Solid Through Train. San Fbancisco, October 30. —It is stated that a plan has already been de cided upon, but not perfected in detail, to ruu a passenger train solid between Chicago and this city, over the lines of the Central Pacific, Union Pacific and Northwestern routes. The late deal be tween the Union Pacific and Northwest ern haß made this possible. Drume may Beat ln Ked Bluff. Red Bluff, Cal., October 30.—The habeas corpus case known as the Salva tion Army case, involving ihe legality of tho ordinance forbidding the beatiDg of drums on the streetp of Red Bluff, under penalty of a fine of $500, was decided this afternoon by Judge Brainerd, who de clared the ordinance void. Piolougcd Argument. Helena, Mont., October 80.—The at torneys in the Tunnel precinct case con sumed tho day in arguments on the mo tion of tbn Democrats for judgment on pleading. It looks as though the case; will not be finished this week. Section Bou« Hurt. Anaheim, Cal., October 30. —A section boss, named McCall, in the employ of the California Ceufral railroad, fell from a hand-car at Fnllerton this evening. He had one rib broken, his head badly c:it and was injured internally. He was taken to the Los Angeles Hospital. Spellman's Whereabout* Unknown. Pbokia, 111., October 30.—Edward 6 pell man, a prominent distiller and Dis trict Delegate of the Clan-na-Gael, who is wanted in Chicago as a witness in the Cronin trial, is not to be found. Spell man has not been in Peoria for two weeks. He was in Cincinnati about a week ago, but now even hie family pro fess ignorance of his whereabouts. THE JUNKETERS. Pan-American Tourists at Kansas City DELEGATE HENDERSON'S SPEECH He Waxes Eloquent and Poetic Over the Proposed Union of the Americas. i Associated Press Dispatches to the Hebald Kansas City, October 30.—When the All-Americans awoke this moroiog it was raining, the first rainy day since the journey began. Among the places vis ited here were the smelting and refining works, where each of the delegates were presented with a silver medal Eouvenir, the size of a silver dollar. Upon one side are the heads of Presidents Harri son and Diaz in relief, with the inscrip tion: "Greeting." On the other side are the words: "Reciprocity," "The United Americas," "Commerce." Min ister Romero, of Mexico, returned thanks in behalf of the delegates. The party then returned to the hotel for din ner. After several speeches were made, United States Delegate Henderson spoke enthu6Mß'ieallv„ saying the newspapers of England, Spain and other (jauntries nave been asking what we meanby this conference. Henderson's impression is the courtphip is a serious one and will result in a happy mirriage. "We have met together for the purpose of talking," said he, "and after we have talked we P'irpooe to act.' We pnpose to bcild a line of railroads through to the Isthmus; we are going to have immense lines of steamers running from every port in America and tending at every important point in Central and South America. We have a mi sion of peace in this country and not of war. If war comes we tell Mir European friends we are ready for it, and decidedly shall we be ready for it after the glorious marriage shall be con summated. Give us a union of the Americas, and for pface and for war we shall be invincible. They u*ik what sort of a union of Republics are you going to cement? I say, in the language of one of our American poets: "Give us a union ol the lands— A union so th*t none may sever; A unioa of hearts, n union of hands; A uuion today and a union forever.'' [Loud applause.] Dr. Silva, ot Columbia, spoke, saving that Senator Henderson had expressed his ideas and thoßo of his colleagues. The time had come when the Americas, North, South and Central, should draw closer together and be bouud by closer ties, not only of commerce and interest, tut of brotherhood and love. Now that the United Kntos has extended the hand of fellowship to these Republics on the South, old Spain, who had entirely forgotten there were daughters of hers ou this continent, was making great haste to show that she had always loved them much, and wanted to bring them into the fold again. Tbe guests attended the theater to night, and at midnight left for Spring field, Ills. Central and South America. San Francisco, October 30. —Advices from Panama were received by steamer today to October 13th. Sentiment in Nicaragua is strongly against the union of the Central American States, Four officers belonging to Iglesia's faction were shot for attempting to cap ture the new cruiser Lima in Callao bay. Twenty-two clauses of the Donough more contract have been suppressed. Guatemala has closed a contract with the Suez Canal Company to build a rail road in the northern part of the State. Guayaquil, via Galveston, October 30 —A new Cabinet bae been formed, as follows: Carlos R. Tobas, Minister of the luterior and Foreign Affairs; Fran cisco Campo, Minister of Finance; Elias Lazo, Minister of Public Instruction and Justice; General Guleio Saeus, Minister of War. I.OC'«IUO< IVK EXIINEIiRS, ><> Conclusions steadied as Yet on the federation Question. Dknvkr, October, 30.—T00 only busi ness of importance transacted "by the engineers today was tho auditing of the charity claims, which amount to abont $20,000. The committee of ten appointed on Monday to confer with a like com mittee from the Knights of Labor and Brotherhood of Firemen on the federa tion question, reported that they were unable to reach any conclusion, and asked for further orders. Ihe conven tion added to this committee Geo. W. Vrooman.and sent them back for further deliberation. Vroomao was a candidate for Grand Chief, and is a warm supporter of federation, and the opinion is that these committees will recommend the adoption of the articles of federation presented at Atlanta, with Blight modi fications. The convention will probably adjourn Fuesday or Wednesday next. The remains of Brother McCormick were sect to Boone, lowa, this evening. Eastern Kctiois. A portable boiler on a farm near Ham let, lod., exploded, killing Adam Mann aud scalding seriously five others. The tie: result of the chase after the outlaw, Rube B.irrows, and his partner, in Alabama, is two dead deputies and one bloodhound. The outlaws have escape. The pursuit has been aban doned. A passenger train on the Norfolk and Western road collided with a freight near Beauford station. Lew Jones, fireman, S. McDaniel, a colored tramp, and Joe Gwin, a colored brakeman,. were killed. Several other trainmen were badly hurt. A monument to Closer Rodney, one of the siGners ot the Declaration of Inde pendence and a member of the Conti nental Congress, was unveiled Wednes day at Dover, Dsl. Thornae F. Bayard delivered the address and Bishop Morris, of Oregon, a relative of the Rodney family, pronounced the benediction. Contrasts will be given out in a few weeks for tbe construction of thirty twin screw, sea-goiog torpedo boats, a com pany having been formed of New Haven, New York and Philadelphia capitalists to build and sell these boats to all na tions. Dr. Gatling, of gun fame, will have charge of the construction of the vessels and the guns, and has selected the ship-yards on the Delaware river. Stockton's lias cempanlss. Stockton, October 30.—The Central Gas Company, with a capital ef $50,000, was organized this evening, to bore for natural gas. The purpose is to put down a deep well. This makes the fifth company organized to bore for gas here.