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DAILY HERALD. —nrausHKD— BKVKN DAYS A. WEEK. JOSEPH n. LTHCH. JAMKB J. AIKRS. AVERS & LYNCH, - PUBLISHERS. Bntered at the postofflce at Los Angeles as second-class matter. 1 DELIVERED BY CARRIERS At fOc. per Week, or 80c. per Month- TERMS BY MAIL, INCLUDING POSTAGE '. Daily Herald, one year $8 00 Daily Herald, six months 4.25 D ailY Herald, three months 2.25 w bekly Herald, one year 2.00 Wisely Herald, six months 1.00 W bekly Herald, three months CO Illustrated Herald, per copy 15 The "Bally Herald" May be found in San Francisco at the Palace hotel news-stand; in Chicago at the Postofflce news-stand, 103 East Adams street; In Denver at Smith & Sons' newt-stand, Fifteenth and Lawrence streets. > Office of Publication, 123-125 West Second street Txw Angeles. Telephone No. 156 TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1890. The Genuine Democratic Attitude. Blaine versus Gladstone. TNo. 3.] In the previous articles of the Herald on the tariff issue we have given very folly, as to. salient points, and yet very unsatisfactorily as to the scope cf the argument on both sides, the position respectively of Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Blame on the proposition of Free Trade and Protection. Outside of the views of both of these distinguished gentlemen, the Democratic party has a record clear, scintillant and wise. Without adopting either Mr. Gladstone's abstractions concerning free trade, or Mr. Blame's vagaries as to pro tection, there is a splendid upland as to which both of there distinguished doc trinaires are left in the mire or the mud, accordingly as they shall elect. The Democratic party has a singularly clear and interesting history, as to reve nue and theories of revenue, which is reinforced by the precept, practice and principles of both Jefferson and Jackson. Mr. Jefferson began bis administration of the government of the United States with the explicit declaration tbat the nascent manufactures of the country ought to be encouraged and stimulated. He believed that in raising the revenues needed to sustain the government regard should be had to the infant industries which would relieve the country from depending on Great Britain and other foreign powers. He had no hesitation, in his messages, in enforcing this view. This was the more peculiar and no* ticeable because Mr. Jefferson, in his general writings, thought that the mere fact of the existence of manufactures was of itself a menace to the well-being of a nation. He even went to the extent of deprecating the breaking of the horse to the uses of mankind, because to that ex tent, he thought, the energy of man kind was diminished and luxury was en couraged. After Jefferson, the next distinctive Democrat was Jackson. In a number of his messages Andrew Jackson, in ex press terms, declared his belief that tbe infant American manufactures should be protected. Perhaps tbe most peculiar and inter esting phase of American politics, from the standpoint of Protection versus Free Trade, is the prominence which Mr. John C. Calhcun assumed in the con troversy. Tbe great Democratic leaders, Jefferson, Jackson and Benton, were the mortal enemies of Mr. Calhoun in theory, and the two latter in practice. They knocked him out of public life, and as to Jackson and Benton they were even brutal and uncompromising in their hatred of this gentleman, whom the war thrust into an exceptional prom inence as a supposititious Democrat. As to Col. Benton, at least, there was un compromising brutality in the insulting extent to which Mr. Calhoun was repudi ated. And yet Mr. Calhoun has, with a farcical inconsequence, been accepted as the Democratic exponent of the theory of the contract which binds the Ameri can States together. There has been no Democratic history which binds the party to such a peculiar and perhaps in defeneible record. The element which has given vitality to the American Union, which has given to American politics all its dignity, was the old Barnburner tribe of the State of New York, and which meant, as to its personal embodiment, Martin Van Bnren, his son John and their followers. IhU was the strong faction in the Democratic parly which made the war for the Union possible. It was this element which elected while it did not seat Tilden, in 1870, which today controls the politics of the United States, and which will control the country for many years to come. It may be bad politics to invest the State of New York with such a special and dangerous dis tinction; but as a matter of fact the friends of Jackson's friend, Martin Van Buren, coupled with the Irish-American vote in the three lower wards of New York City, have for years controlled the Presidential election, and between them they will do it more decisively in 1892 than ever before. If the tariff is properly presented and s genuine Democrat heads the Demo cratic ticket—a man like Governor Hill, for instance —the Democratic party will win like a house-a fire in 1892. If, on the other hand, some mealy-mouthed, no-account Democrat is nominated, the three lower wards of New York City will throw the game into the hands of the Republican party, as they did in 1880, just as they escaped doing in 1834 through the efforts of Gen. Pat Collins, and as they did in 1888. The secret of Democratic success in 1892 is in re-affirming the platform on which Mr. Cleveland was elected in 1884. That distinguished patriot thought that he not only had a mortgage on the Presidential succession to himself, but that he had a bill of sale of the office. Before his extraordinary message, in THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING JANUARY 14. 181>0. spired by Mr. Henry Wattereon and Mr John Q. Carlisle, Cleveland would have sold in the political pools dollars to marbles as his own successor. Every body wanted to vote for him. The ladies liked him, although they did not approve of his peculiar style cf I beauty, and the children cried for him. He was, in addition, a thoroughly patri otic man who knocked himself and his party out —an unaccountable performance which neither the Democratic party nor his friends have yet fully understood. What the Democratic party is highly interested in is in being restored to the control of a great country, and having its principles in the ascendant therein. There is something stimulating and en nobling in directing the destiny of such a country as the United States. Even the incidental circumstances attending the control of a great country—as Mr. Gladstone admits the United States is the greatest in the world now and des tined to become incommensurably greater in the immediate future—are things to be regarded by men of sense. The Demccratic party has a clear record on the question of protection and free trade. All it baa to do to regain control of the country and hold it prac tically forever, is to repeat, in substance, the platform on which it elected Mr. Cleveland in 1884. On identically that platform it can elect as good a man and as good or perhaps a better Democrat in 1892. The Greek and Roman churches have been separated for centuries by a mere word as to the procession of the Trinity. If in the Democratic platform of 1892 there is a failure to reaffirm the real Democratic position on the tariff not the Calhoun position, by the way— the three lower wards of New York City will knock out the Democratic candidates in 1892 as they did in 1888. We may as well realize these facts early, and prepare to win. The John C. Calhoun-Jeff Davis Democratic party is a free trade contingent of a party of far better and more patriotic traditions. The Jefferson-Jackson-Benton Demo cratic party—which can always carry the United States overwhelmingly if its Southern contingent will give it a show— is a party which aims at a tariff for revenue, with the duties so laid as to protect American industry. The Demo cratic idea is to make these duties low, and to make them steadily lower. The winning Democratic position is the re peal and modification of the war tariff, but the party, outside of Benator Vest, Mr. Henry Watterson and a few other fervid spirits that lost us the Presidential election of 1888, is disposed to so piece the duties which are necessary to main tain the government as to protect Amer ican industry—the American workman and American workmanship being fully recognized. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock was rush ing into the White House on a resistless tide. Like the man after whom he was named, and whose "fuss and feathers," "hasty plate o! Boup," and "sweet Ger man accent" and "rich Irish brogue" lot la* Inn.toJ him the irnrat defeated man that ever ran for President, Gen. Hancock was capable of making mis ; takes. He wrote one letter too much. Unfortunately for Gen. Hancock, un doubtedly one of the most charming men that ever ran for President, he en countered a newspaper reporter, who beguiled the Democratic candidate into writing a letter in which he stated that the tariff was purely a local ques tion. If, instead, Gen. Hancock had sail that the tariff was a question of lo calities he would have beeu elected. The order in which a word is intro duced in the precession of the Trinity has separated for age 3 the two most nearly allied branches of the Christian religion. If the Democratic party shall in 1892 substantially re-affirm the plat form on which Mr. Cleveland was elected in 1884, the Democratic party will resume postession of power and practically hold it forever. If, on the other hand, it allowß Mr. Henry Watter son and Mr. John G. Carlisle to dictate its policy and frame its platforms, it will be beaten as often as it comes up. It is a Democratic privilege to express one's views, and the Herald has had no hesitation in doing it energetically and without reserve. If the Democratic party will send its Kentucky egotißts to the rear, in 1892, and return to a genuine Democratic policy, in line with Democratic tradi tions, it will control the United States until it gets tired of a task which would look to most people aa a very fascinating trust. Tbe Sewer and Drain Preposition*. The Council yesterday passed ordi nances declaring the necessity for an in terior sewer system, a storm drain, and an outfall sewer, and next week will probably pass ordinancea calling for three separate elections authorizing the people to vote upon each proposition. The vote will be first on the interior sys tem, to cost $374,000; second, on the storm drain, to cost $527,900; and third on the construction of an outfall sewer, to cost $096,775. The storm drain expend iture will doubtless be voted down. We have had ample proof this winter that no underground drain the city can construct will be of capacity sufficient to carry off the waters that occasionally come from our hills. Surface escape can alone re lieve the overflow, and the streets through which it will naturally make its way can be made to carry it off nicely if they are paved with bituminous rock. We do not say that there are not some places where storm drains can be put down to advantage; but as these are included in the whole scheme, they will have to be provided for at another time. The outfall sewer will doubtless meet the same fate as it did before. If the reasons for its defeat on the 30th of August last were good, they are reinforced this time by the fact that the cost of construction has been increased under the new scheme from $440,000 to $696,775. This extraordinary increase in the estimate is calculated to weaken the faith of the taxpayer in any estimate made by the engineers. We j were assured fast August that $440,000 would complete the outfall work. Now we are told that it -will cost over one-quarter of a million dollars more than the former estimate. What better guarantee have we now that this last is all the outfall will cost, than we had last August that $440,000 would be sufficient? The fact is that we seem to be entering an unknown sea of expendi ture in this outfall sewer business, and the taxpayers, who were greatly exer cised at the first estimate, will be seized with panic at the idea of piling another quarter of a million on top of that. Vacancies in the State Board of Agriculture. At the close of January the terms of three members- of the State Board of Agriculture will expire, and the Gov ernor will have to fill the vacancies. At present the Board has four members from Sacramento county, two from Ban Francisco, one from San Jose, one from Stockton, one from Colusa, one from Monterey and one from Southern Cali fornia. All the vacancies to be filled next month should be appointed from this part of tbe State. The only member on the Board from Southern California is C. F. Swan, who lives at Los Alamos in Santa Barbara county, and be is one of the three that go out. The other two are the famous G. W. Hancock and his colleague from Sacramento, Fred Cox. If the Governor will give Southern Cali fornia the three vacancies Sacramento will still have two members in the Board, as many as San Francisco has, and that is more than her share. The Chamber of Commerce has sent a name to the Governor, and the San Bernardino Index suggests also the name of Richard Gird. He would be a very acceptable member from this end of the State. We have seen that the formation of the Board in the interest of the Northern part of the State has led to serious complications in relation to the proposed Citrus Fair for Southern California. The appoint ment of a Sacramento man to take charge of a fair in this section to be held for the especial purpose of dis playing citrus fruits, was very justly re sented by our people, and looked upon as an exercise of authority offensive and insulting. When we consider that the person designated was known as one of the cranky crowd who have for several years been claiming that the Northern part of the State was just as much a citrus belt as the Southern part, the impropriety and bad taste of the appointment is made glaringly apparent. Now, if the Governor will give us three members in the Board of State Agriculture, and if the Board, when organized, should do the fair thing and place a Southern member as Superin tendent over the Citrus Fair, we see no reason why we should not get up the proposed exhibition some time in March. The Mayor has, by good luck, caught another transaction of the City Fathers that would otherwise have resulted in a swap of lots by which the city would have been very badly worsted. The Land Committee, who are directly re sponsible for this attempt to barter valu able realty for less valuable, are called upon to rise and explain. As private individuals they would never have made Fuch a mistake against themselves in a dicker, and the people would like to know what they are there for if it is not to see that the city is protected in every transaction. . We see that the City Clerk has again advertised for bids from banks to receive and disburse the city funds. The last time this was done the highest bona fide bid was not accepted and no reason given. It was a mere arbitrary refusal of the Council to obey the mandate of the charter. Are we to have another farce of going through the form of asking for bids and treating them with contempt, or does the Council mean business this time ? We shall see. The illegally contracted bills for alter ations in the old City Hall will doubtless be ordered paid by the Council. If some taxpayer should enjoin the Treasurer from cashing the warrants, the question would be tested whether the Council can play at shuttlecock with the city charter, and obey it or set it aside according as it suits the whim or purpose of the gov erning municipal body. The merry war between the local Re publican papers still draws its slow length along. The public is beginning to feel about this fight as the old lady did about the encounter of her husband with the bear. They don't care a conti nental which whips. Pattern Echoes. New York, January 13 —The net earn ings of the Mexican Central railroad in November were $250,680. Fort Wayne. Ind., January 13.—Hon. William Fleming died this afternoon. He was widely known as a banker, manu facturer and politician. Denver, January 13—A special from Colorado Springs says: The High School building burned tonight. Loss, about $30,000; insured for $11,000. Cause, un known. Jackson, Miss., January 13.—John Marshall Stone was inaugurated today. In his inaugural address special refer ence was made to the reunion next May at Vicksburg of the blue and the grey. The Governor expressed the wish that hearty co-operation be given the move ment. Pittsburg, January 13.—Fred Carroll arrived here tonight from California. He will sign the Players' League contract to morrow. President Nimick offered Car roll the managership of the Pittsburg National League Club and a large salary, but he refused. Columbus, Ohio, January 13 — Tbe Republican members of the Legislature held a caucus for Senator tonight. There were fifty-nine members present out of seventy-one. Ex-Governor Foster received fifty-five votes, and General W. H. Gibson 4. ~ Philadelphia, Pa., January 13.—The United States cruiser Baltimore left Cramp's shipyard here this morning, for Baltimore. The crew is composed of picked sailors from different vessels of the navy, many of them being survivors of the ili-fated Trenton, which was lost at Samoa. WRATHFUL ELEMENTS. Blizzards, Cyclones, Hurri canes and Tornadoes. FBOM THE LAKES TO TEXAS. An Appalling- Ameunt of Atmos pheric Disturbance—Death and Destruction. Associated Press Dispatches to the Hekai.i Cairo, 111., January 13.—The tornado which visited the city of Clinton, Ky., at 7 o'clock laet evening did considerable destruction to property at Wickliffe, Ky., also at Moscow, Ky. The storm at Wickliffe was especially disastrous. Following is a partial list of the damage done there: John Watwood's dry goods store, Samuel Watwood's furniture store, Brown'B dry goods store, the Watwood hotel, Odd Fellows and Masonic halls, Mansfield's restaurant, Rollin's livery stable and Edward's residence were all blown down. Among those injured are Judge Powell and wife, Mrs. Richardson, Wick Ferguson, Mrs. Brockman and Mrs. Powell. None killed. A number of freight cars and two cars used as boarding cars were blown from the tracks and badly broken. Meager reports come from Moscow, from where the first traces of the path of the tornado are seen. There the Methodist church and tbe schoolhouse are in ruins, and in the country between there and Clinton there are said to be numerous evidences of the storm's fury, though no lives were lost. The storm passed north of Moscow, Ky.. thence northwest to Clinton and Wickliffe. The path of the storm was about a quarter of a mile wide, and it left a path of fallen timber through the section of forest it passed before reaching Clinton. The first house struck in Clinton was the section-house of the Illinois Central rail road, occupied by John Rhodes and fam ily. The house was tern to splinters and Rhodes and two o f his children were in stantly killed. His wife and one child escaped death, but both are danger ously hurt. Among many other accidents, John Gaddie was found under the debris of his house with an infant in hie arms. Gaddie was dead, but the child was not hurt. The house of Robert Johnson stood on the brow of a hill. The storm cut it in two juet below the second floor, and the upper portion fell into its place. Johnson was in the lower room, and the upper part fell on him, pinning him to the earth. He was res cued, but badly injured. His son, Robert W. ,was upstairs and was danger ously hurt by falling timbers. Although suffering intense agony he begged the rescuers to let him alone and help some one who could live. His brother David was also badly hurt. The storm struck the town without the slightest warning. Many knew nothing of it until tbe roofs of their houses were falling about their heade. Before the storm the evening was warm and heavy. Rain had prevailed all the day, but after the storm it suddenly turned cold and caused a great deal of suffering. , It is thought the city will be able to supply all demands for help from the homeless, and a committee is at work seeking aid. Already a thousand dol lars has been subscribed toward the charity fund. The part of the city which stood on the hillside is the "portion that suffered from the storm. Medical assistance was sent from here (Cairo) last night. Following is a partial list of the houses demolished or damaged: The houses occupied by J. R. Graham, J. W. Nance, G. R. Gwinn, C. 8. Voorhees, C. 8. Justice, J. W. Gaddi. Mrs. M. A. Tay lor, W. I, Rudd, D. Stubblefleld, Mrs. R. 8. Fostyr, R. L. Anthon*. E. Sub lette, W. C. Bone. The city today presents a dreary as pect, but under the circumstances" the citizens bear their burdens nobly. The work of helping the destitute and home less goes forward. Many farmers whose lands adjoin the city have come forward and offered Bhelter and home 3to thoße who have lost their all. The storm was the most destructive that ever visited this section of country. Killed at Clinton: J. A. Rhodes and two children; Mrs. William Bone; Bur nett Bone; Walter Nance; John W. Gaddie; (an infant of Judge E. C. Hodges, and one other not vet identi fied. The wounded are: Judge E.C. Hodge?, wife and two children; G. R. Gwynn, wife, child and father; 0. W. Voprhees, child and two relatives; Rev. N. W. Little, wife and two children ; D. Stub blefield and several members of hie family; Mrs. Fostyr and two children; Mrs. J, A. Rhodes and child (the child will die); A. D. Emerson and two children; A. F. Justice and Child; Wm. Bone and two children; W. F. Bone; Mrs. John W. Gaddie and child: Mr. Jackson; Robert Johnson, Sr.. and Robert Johnson, Jr. (both dangerously); VV. R. Nance, wife and child. Olney, Ilia., January 13.—At the vil lage of Machbnrg, last night, a cyclone overturned dwelling houses, barns and wrought great damage. The house of Philip Nicholson was completely de stroyed. Mrs. Nicholson was instantly killed and her daughter seriously in jured. Aaron McWilliams and his family of seven were all caught under the de bris ot their house, and two of the chil dren sustained serious injury. THE ST. LOUIS CYCLONE. Fatalities, Thrilling Incidents and Hairbreadth Escapes. St. Louis, January 13.-There were four families in the three-story building at 101 South Twentieth street, yesterday afternoon, when the roof was lifted off by the passing tornado. In one room a husband and children were gathered about a coffin which contained the late wife and mother. As the wind tore away the roof the terror of the children was pitiful, and it was long before the neigh bors could calm them. No one was hurt in the building. William Brady was passing the corner of Fifteenth and Morgan streets, when the tornado struck and toppled the spire of Emanuel church. A fragment of brick struck him on the head, felling him to the pavement. His scalp was torn and his skull fractured. Benjamin Veerfleld ran to the door way of the St. Louis Manufacturing Com pany's works for shelter when the storm arose. The wind was driving directly upon this door, and succeeded in burst ing its fastenings. Veerfleld was thrown down the stairway into the basement by the wind. He was injured internally and his right leg was broken below the knee. John Charles and two companions were crossing Jefferson avenue when the wind swept their carriage across the street in spite vi the horses' weight, and dumped the occupants on the sidewalk. Charles was thrown against a hydrant and badly injured. Mrs. Elizabeth Car* and her daughter were seriously injured by being buried under the debris of their house. The tornado piled the house at 1412 North Twelfth street, in the rear, about the heads of Heinnel Wenzel, a stone mason, and his family. Wetizel's wife and three children were sitting in the front room of their house, which is a one-story brick cottage, when the storm arose. Suddenly the house collapsed, and all were buried in the ruins. Neigh bors came to their assistance and all were taken out alive and but slightly hur'. There was a terrible excitement at the natatorium during the storm. Between 500 and 600 gii Is and men were there, dancing as is usual on Sunday afternoon. The building was Bhaken, and seemed on the point of being wrecked. Several women fainted, but no one was injured. The passengers on the Ferguson, Mis souri, accommodation train had a nar row escape, and they congratulate them selves now that a dozen or more of them did not have their heads cut off. How they escaped is a miracle. Colonel Thomas Thoroughman says the train had left the station and proceeded as far northward along the river front as Knapp street and the company's lumber yards, when the water poured down in such quantities that no one could see the outside of the coaches. Slowly tbe train proceeded, and when everything looked darkest, suddenly there was a smashing of glass that rose above the din, and then planks came shooting into the coach windows at one Bide and went out at the other just as though they had been fired from a huge cannon. What few passengers were in the passenger coach crouched down close to the floor, and the lumber went flying over their heads. The storm of planks acd wood was so heavy that it crashed every pane of glass in the second coach, and the wind jammed it in a pile on the track between the trucks, stopping the train. There the cars stood until the storm abated, when the train crew got out and cleared the roadway. IN THE EMPIRE STATE. Great Damage Done by tbe Hurri cane In « •■tern New V ork. Eochestbr, N. V., January 13.—A hurricane prevails here. The wind is said to have reached the velocity of seventy-five miles an hour. Many build ings have been partially demolished and several persons have been injured by falling debris. George Welter was struck on the head by a falling chimney and killed. George Seward, an express wagon driver, was kicked in the head by his horse, which had been blown down by the force of the wind. Seward is not expected to recover. The Bouth wall was blown down of the Joeelyn block, falling on and crushing the frame building next door. No one was injured. There were many narrow escapes. Utica, N. V., January 13.—A heavy windstorm passed over the northern part of this county at noon today. In 'the village of South Trenton the Baptist church was unroofed and the steeple of the Union church was blown down. A number of houses and barns were un roofed, and treeß were uprooted. Fences and email buildings w re blown down, and many orchards nearly ruined. A dispatch from Oswego states that the storm was very severe there. Syracuse, N. V., January 13.—A severe windstorm raged here this after noon, many buildings being unroofed. The new freighthouse of the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg railroad, in the course of erection, was blown down. Sixty-five men were at work on the buikling at the time. William Willis, a carpenter, was killed, and about twelve other carpenters severely injured. THE STORM IN OHIO. Considerable Havoc Created In the Western Keterve, Cleveland, Ohio, January 13.—The wind reached a velocity of forty-five miles an hour here last night, and the temperature dropped from GO degreeß to below the freezing point. Telephone and telegraph communication was inter rupted during the forenoon. The roofs were torn off two school buildings, trees were blown down and signs carried away, but no one was injured. Reports from adjacent towns show that the wind swept pretty much all of Northern Ohio, but did no serious damage to property. Toledo, Ohio, January 13.—During a heavy gale last night a freight car was blown from a siding at Custer station, on the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton railroad, thirty-five miles south of Toledo, upon the main track, and then driven three miles north, where it collided with the south-bound passenger train leaving here at midnight. The engine, baggage and mail cars were wrecked, and both the engineer and fireman injured, but not fatally. Lima, 0., January 13 —The south bound passenger train on the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton this morning ran into a box car at Milton station. The engine, baggage and express cars and two passenger coaches were thrown into the ditch. The passengers escaped with a few bruises. The engineer and fire man were probably fatally injured, and the express messenger was badly bruised. The tornado which prevailed here during the night did a great amount of damage in the oil fields, blowing down hundreds of derricks. Several buildings were un roofed, but no loss of life is reported. ON THE CANADIAN SHORE. The Cyclone liets in Its Work at Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls, Oat., January 13.—A cyclone struck this place today, and the wind attained a velocity of ninety miles an hour, carrying everything before it. The greatest sufferers are the Canadian Web Company. The roof was torn from the brick walls of their building, and the north and west walls fell In upon fifteen girls who were employed in the upper story. All escaped except Alice Dicker, who had a leg broken and was badly bruised about the body. Two guys of the foot and carriage suspension bridge, which had been rebuilt last spring, snapped and fell into the river. The greatest anxiety was felt for the bridge itself, but the storm decreased in violence about noon, preventing further damage. Tele graph and telephone wires are down in every direction. A tree fell across the railroad track iv front of a freight train near the suspension bridge, New York. The engine and nineteen freight cars were thrown into the ditch. The en gineer was badly hurt. The Tornado in Texai. Dallas, Texas, January 13.—Much damage was done by last nigbt's storm in this vicinity. At Oak Cliff, a suburb of this city, a building in the| course of construction and several outhouses were blown down. At -Louisville, four miles from Dallas, many houses and fences r *ere destroyed, and the residence of A. Jasper was badly wrecked and his wife badly injured. Half a dozen other resi dences were partly unrooted. The Methodist church was moved from its foundation, the cupalo and roof were torn from it, and the chandeliers were found several hundred yards distant. Dispatches from .many points in Texas report damage by the Btorm. The Cyclone's Tall End. Oil City; Pa., January 13.—The tail end of the western cyclone struck this section this morning.doing great damage to property. At least one-fourth of the oil derricks in this neighborhood were destroyed. Telephone lines were blown down and no outside telegraphic com munication could be had until after 2 p. m. Perished in the Storm. Calgary, N. W. T., January 13.—1t ia supposed John McDonald, who started from Rosebud on Thursday, with a team, to drive Mis. Wilson and three children to must have perished in Thursday night's storm, which was very severe, as they have not been heard from since. Train Blown from the Track. Montreal, January 13.—A dispatch from St. Hilaire says the Grand Trunk train for Montreal was blown from the track today. The conductor, brakeman, mail clerk and three passengers were severely, and several other persons slightl>, injured. Phenomenal Fob: at Boston.* Boston, January 13.—A phenomenal fog shut down in Boston and vicinity for several hours this norning. Nothing like it had been see 1 before in this city. It was impossible to discern objects from across the street. Trains entering Boston were delayed. THE CRISIS IN PORTUGAL. minister Gomes' Resignation Ac cepted—Stormy Demonstrations. Lisbon, January 13.—The Cabinet has resigned. Fimental, the Liberal Con servative leader, voted with the minor ity at the meeting of the Council when the demands of England were acceded to. The minority was in favor of evacu ating the Sbire district, but opposed the other demands made by England, unless that country submitted the dispute to arbitration forthwith. There is much excitement in the city. A crowd pa raded the streets last night crying "Viva Pinto" and "Viva Portugal," Senator Gomes, at a session of the Chamber of Peers, made a full state ment of tbe recent negotiations with England. He declared that he always sought to maintain an agreeable under stating with England, and hoped the divergent views of the two countries might yet be reconciled. The President then announced that t!i« King had ac cepted the resignation of Gomes, and charged Pimental to construct a Cabinet. Many shop.? are closed in consequence of the agitation in the streets. The patri otic demonstrations throughout the day have been in favor of Pimental. Rioting students today endeavored to force an entrance into the Chamber of Deputies, but only a deputation was admitted, for the purpose of presenting to tbe Presi dent patriotic resolutions. At 11 p. m. the streets are still thronged with per sons bearing the national flag. These visited and cheered every legation in the city except the English. It is now reported that Stnor Pimental will form a ministry, and Hintzeribeino will take tbe portfolio of Foreign Affairs. Gomes personally expressed to Glynn- Petre hia regret at the insults offered to him. The Government officials assured the Minister that the escutcheon would he replaced, all damage repaired and all persons connected in the outrage pun ished. There is a movement for the formation of a patriotic league to put into operation an international boycott against English commerce. Fomentation in the streets continues. Students in the street in the neighborhood of the Cortes are shouting "Viva Portugal," "Viva Pinto." At a meeting of students it was proposed to wire congratulations to Serpa .Pinto. A public meeting has been called to pro test Bgainst the submission to England's demands. London, January 13.—The Times says: The impudent attitude of Portugal re quired sharp treatment. We rejoice that Salisbury was equal to the occasion. The Post has a dispatch from Zanzibar reporting that the Mozambique authori ties have proclaimed that Portugal shall exercise absolute control throughout the whole Shire district. Paris, January 13.— Temps declares that the wrangle between England and Portugal comes within the Berlin treaty, and advises Portugal to appeal to Eu rope. Meet* ttuii Favor at Brussels. Brusskts, January 13.—The proposi tion to settle in the upper Congo country a colony of negroes from the United States meets with much favor here. It is thought this would greatly facilitate the peaceful introduction of the ideas and methods of industry and commerce of civilized countries. Coude mcd Cablegrams. Admiral Fiaquet, of France, is dead. The Pope and eight Cardinals haye the grip- A Berlin correspondent says German, American and Dutch bankers intend to lay a cable from San Francisco to Tutuilla in Samoa. Little King Alfonso's condition con tinues to improve, and his restoration to perfect health is considered certain. The crew of a French steamer at Mar seilles maltreated a German sailor. Complaints about tho affair made to the French officials proved futile, and the German Consul has complained to the authorities at Berlin. The body of a prostitute has been found at the Gruenne, near Presburg, with the throat cut and otherwise muti lated. The crime resembles those com mitted recently in White Chapel. The steamer Ha warden, from South Carolina, has arrived at Ipswich. She reports having experienced a hurricane January 4th, during which the carpen ter was killed »nd she lost her life boats, smashed the bridge and suffered other damage. Dynamite Aboard. New Bedford, Mass., January 13. News was received here today that the bark British Monarch, with ten tons of dynamite aboard, caught fire in mid ocean, November 29th. The crew put off in boats and watched tbe great explosion. It was something fearful, and on a ship 130 miles distant was taken for a falling meteor. Part of the crew were taken by a whaler to Cape Town and tbe others donbtless escaped. California Ralaina. New York, January 13.—The Com mercial Bulletin says odd lots of Cali fornia raisins have been worked off this market, and that the prices are cheap in comparison with competing foreign goods » The appearances are favorable to a good ontlet later on, with firm, if not higher, prices. Jobbers control the bulk of really desirable raisins ar ' grapes.