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LOS ANGELES: THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 5, 1893.
A LITTLE TOO SWEEPING.
Northern Democrats Modify
the Tncker Bill.
They Offer a Substitute for the
It is Proposed to Betain Part of the
Senator! Butler and Blackburn Speak
Against Unconditional Repeal of
tha Sherman Aot—Wssh
By the Associated Press.
Washington, Oct. 4.—ln the house
today, after the presentation of several
resolutions, Feel, from tbe committee
on public lands, reported adversely
Bowers' resolution calling on the attor
ney-general for infor oration as to
whether the United States could be
made a party to the ease* of the South
ern Pacific now pending to dispossess
settlers in California.
The house passed a joint resolution
expressing to the foreign governments
participating in the world's fair celebra
tion tbe acknowledgements of congress.
Under the call of committees, Oates
reported the bankruptcy bill and Mc-
Creary reported a substitute for the
Everett bill, amending the Geary ex
After a rather heated deb'ato on the
propriety of recognizing war claims of a
class of which a portion bad been paid
by the Confederate government, tbe
elections debate waa resumed by Comp
ton of Maryland in support of the
Sweet of Idaho denounced Cleveland
for his course on tbe silver question and
said Andrew Johnson was impeached for
acta lesa odious. Cleveland imagined
himself a dictator.
Lane of Illinois maintained tbat
armed men at the polls should be with
drawn now and forever.
Murray, a colored Republican from
South Carolina, closed the day's debate.
"If I owe allegiance to the government,"
Kaid he, "tben tbe government, which
squeezes my life's blood out in taxes,
owes protection to me. The vulture of
state's sovereignty is again hovering
about tbe dome of the capital. I Bub
init that men armed with rifles and
shot-guns, who stand at the ballot box
to murder or terrorize us to prevent us
from voting, aro as much armed enemies
of tbe United Stales as an invading
Just before tbe house adjourned, Chai
rman Fitch of tbe committee reporting
tbe bill introduced a substitute which
strikes out the section of the revised
statutes empowering the military to
keep peace at the polls, and repealing
all laws regarding tbe appointment of
lupervisore or deputy marshals. The
substitute would leave in force the elec
tion laws relating to the pnnisbment of
private individuals for bribery, and
above all leave in force the declaratory
principles of tbe fifteenth amendment.
The northern Democrats, after an in
formal conference, decided that tho
Tucker bill ii too sweeping, and this
substitute waa formulated to meet the
Tbe bouse then adjourned.
Two Forcible Speeches Against Uncon
WAsniNQioN, Oct, 4. —When the sen
ate met this morning there were by ao
tu.tl count one Democrat and six Re
publicans present. After some delay a
quorum was secured.
Morgan of Alabama reported from the
foreign relations committee a bill mak
ing appropriations to enable the secre
tary of the treasury to enforce ihe Chi
ne's exclusion acts. Referred.
Morgan offered a resolution, which
went over, instructing the committee on
judiciary to report what provisions, if
any, of the coinage act of January 18,
1837, were in force.
A resolution by Dolph calling'for la
formation as to pensions paid persons
residing iv foreign countries was agreed
Tbe repeal bill was taken up and But
ler (Dei*).) of South Carolina, addressed
the senate. He said it was apparent it
was the purpose of those senators who
favored the bill, to force it through the
senate without regard and consideration
of the rights oi the minority, Tbe mi
nority of the senate were not, attempt
ing to coerce anybody, and did not in
tend to be coerced themselves. There
was no despotism so oppressive as the
despotism of a majority) unrestrained.
"I am asked," said Butler, "what is
to be done? I reply: Compromise.
Compromise is the solution of tbe strug
gle, but we are told compromise means
defeat —surrender to tbe majority. Com
promise is the very essence ot our form
of government; not a measure which is
contested in this bouse or the other, be
comes a law, except aa the result of com
Butler denied that there bad been fili
bustering on tbe repeal bill, and ridi
culed the idea that the proceeedlngs of
the opponents of repeal were revolution
ary or treasonable.
Butler tben toek up tbe alleged inter
ference of the president in legislative
matters. He could not believe the presi
dent had attempted to use his high office
to influence legislation.
Blackburn of Kentucky addressed the
senate in opposition to tbe bill. He
eaid be waa a bitnetalliat in tbe broad
est and trneat eenae of tbe word. Tbe
repeal of tbe Sherman law would not
care the troubles under which the
country labored. The tariff system
must be revised and the prohibitive
features eliminated. Wider markets
must be obtained for the products ol
labor. The financial system most be
remodeled. Qold and silver must be
made the standard oi values. Papar
money must be based npon this stand
ard and issued direct by tbe govern
ment, and not filtered through the
agents of petted and fostered national
banks. The 10 per cent tax on state
bank currency must be repealed. The
government must be economically ad
ministered and tbe pension list purged
of speculation and fraud.
Blackburn had but one condition to
impose upon compromise. Unlock: the
doors of the mint's to silver metal. The
people were demanding tbe settlement
of this question.
Blackbur,n tben entered into a long
defense of the administration.
Call spoke in opposition to the bill
and the senate adjourned.
Why Ha Ha. Not Purchased the Fnll
Quota of Sliver.
Washington, Oct. 4.—Secretary Car
lisle sent the house hia reply to the res
olution of tbat body asking him
why 4,500,000 ounces of silver bullion
were not purchased during July and
August an required by law. The leply
saye: As tbe United Stateß ia the larg
est purchaser of silver in the world, the
secretary of the treasury, after an ex
amination of the offers and quotations
each day, should determine what, in bis
judgment, is a fair market price. He
either has to purchase 4.500,000 ounces
at dealers' prices, no matter how un
reasonable or exorbitant, or he must em
ploy euch means aa are at bia command
to ascertain the actual market price. The
effort of the department since June 12th
has been to simply ascertain the face
market price of bullion on each day, as
it was offered, for oale, and when ascer
tained makapurchasea at that price.
Poor Prospect, for Speedy Legislation
ou the Matter.
Washington, Oct. 4.—Strenuous ef
forts have been made by the congress
men favoring aad those opposing tbe
McCreary substitute for tlTe Geary bill,
to agree upon a time when the bill shall
be considered. It is feared there will be
no quorum in the house as soon as a vote
is taken on the federal election laws re
peal bill. Elt'ortH will be made to get
the bill up as Boon after this vote as
possible. Some of the opponents want
to put it off until the first of next No
vember to wait for a quorum. There
is little doubt expressed that tbe
bill will go through aa soon
as a vote can be reached. Several west
ern members are preparing speeches
which will severely arraign the admin
istration for tho non-enforcement of the
Money in Circulation.
Washington, Oct. 4. —According to a
treasury statement issued by Secre
tary Carlisle, the total amount of
money In' circu ation in tbe United
States is $1,701,939,918; tbo average
circulation per capita, estimating
the population at 67,300,000, is therefore
$25.29. Tbe net increase in the circula
tion during September was $21,377,247.
the greatest item being gold coin, viz:
THK WAR IN AFRICA.
Spain Conducting a Hot Campaign
Again.t the Moors.
Madrid, Oct. 3. —The war office has
ordered all the available men at Malaga
to proceed to Melilla. The force will
number 3000 men, and instructions
have been given to the commanding
generals to attack the Moore with tbe
utmost vigor. The government is
determined that the Moors re
sponsible for the assault on
Melilla shall be promptly punished.
Other troops will probably be Bent from
Seville. The captain-general of that
place hns been ordered to bold troops in
readiness to start for Morocco at once,
should it be found that tbe force already
forwarded should not be etrong enough
to cope with the Moors. A largo quan
tity oi munitions of war and provisions
bee already been sent to Melilla.
Dispatches from Mellilla soy 27,000
Moors, including 6000 cavalry, are sur
rounding that place. The Mooro swear
they will never permit tbe erection of a
Spanish fort at Ouardach. The ministry
here have decided to erect a fort at any
coat. Reinforcements are being sent to
the front as rapidly as possible. The
gunboat Cuerva baa arrived at Mellilla
and has been shelling the Moorish
forts on the Riff coast all day.
HELD WITHOUT BAIL.
Dr. West to Be Tried for the Murder of
San Francisco, Oct. 4.—Dr. Eugene
F. Went was today held to answer for
tbe murder of Addie Gilmour, the girl
who bo mysteriously disappeared after
having been under the care of Dr. West
at his office. At tbe close of the exam
ination the defense claimed that there
was no evidence connecting West with
the murder, but he waa held to answer
to tbe superior court without bail.
■ ASTURN KCIIOKS.
Fifteen business bouses, together with
one residence, were destroyed by fire at
Fulton, Ark. The total loss is $50,000.
A fast Chicago express bound south
on the New York Central and Hudson
River railroad, while at full speed ran
into a stock train on Lacey'a ewitcb.
The engine went into the river. Tbe
firemen was only slightly injured. The
passenger coaches wore derailed, but
none of the passengers were injured.
A special from Oswego, N. V.. says:
The steamer Colonial, of Buffalo, ia
ashore on Pigeon island, and it is
thought both the boat and cargo will be
a total loss. A furious storm
is raging. It is impossible to
reach the boat from any point, how
ever, while the gale lasts and if the
weather does not moderate soon the
crew will find a watery grave.
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DEATH AND DESTRUCTION.
Appalling Storm Effects in
More Than 2000 Lives Lost in
Over Five Million Dollars Worth of
The Country a Sea of Corp.es Below
New Orleans—Similar Desolation
In Alabama— The Half Not
By the Associated Pre.s.
New Orleans, La., Oct. 4.—Over
2000 killed and nearly $5,000,000 prop
erty demolished is tbe record of tbe
great Gulf atorm in Louisiana. There
has never been anything approximat
ing it since the country was settled.
More than half the population in the
devastated region are dead. Every
thing is wrecked, and the survivors are
without food, sheltsr or clothing. The
deaths so far reported and confirmed
aggregate over 2000, as follows: Cbien
ere-Caminda, 820; fishermen at Dea,
240; Shell Beach, 212; Adams Bay,
200; Bayou la Fond, 110; Grand Isle,
100; Bayou Cook, 87; Bird Island,
47; fishing settlement, 43; Bayou
Clealton, 40; Pass a l'Outre, 40;
Bayou Andre, 40; Oyster Bayou,
28; Grand Bayou, 26; San Malo, 25;
Daisy postoffice, 20; Bayen Cabinage,
20; Rosario Island, 20; Weber, 20;
Simon Island, 18; Pleasant Point, 10;
Tropical Bend, 10; Bayou Dufon, 10;
Hospital Bay, 8; Grand Back, 8; Buras
Point, 8; Sixty-mile point, 6; Barthly,
6; Fort St. Philip, 6; Razor Island, 5;
Grand Prairie, 5; St. Cross, 5; Port ala
Hache, 4; on a lugger, 4.
Over 70 others are reported lost in the
bogs and at various places. Over 120
fishing vessels were in tbe gulf fishing
when the storm broke over Chienere.
Not a word haa been heard from tbem
or the occupants since.
STORIES OF SURVIVORS.
The. Country BaIOTT New Orleans a Baa
Nsw Omhans, Oct. 4. — Matthew
Schurts of Gouldsboro, one of the sur
vivors of tbe Cbenier-Caminda calam
ity, arrived this morning and brought a
harrowing tale of the loss of life there.
He was engaged there in conetructing a
schoolhouse, and boarded in a house
where 25 people lodged. The house was
demolished, and he believed about all
tbe inmates were killed. Bchnrts him
self was frightfully knocked about and
bruised and hie clothes were torn to
shreds. He estimates the lose of Hte on
Grand isle, Oheniere, and in Grand and
Adams bay, and tbe Cook, Chalton and
Oyster bay settlements at 800 to 1000
people. When he left Cheniere island
yesterdny he counted but five houses
standing out of a total of about 300. The
land was covered with corpses.
As the wind increased in severity it
picked up roofs as though they had
been shaved from the rafters with a
great knife. Then the buildings began
to rock violently, and one by one were
torn to pieces, crashing down upon and
killing the occupants, and then rapidly
drifting away with the horrible current
sweeping across the land. The shrieks
and groans of the unfortunates were
heartrending. After the house in which
Schurts resided was swept away he clung
to floating debris until he saw a light
twinkling in a house not far away. He
swam to it and was admitted. He had
bardly entered, however, when the
structure also went to pieces, and of
those in it Schurts, a lady and a child
escaped. Schurts succeeded in getting
the woman and baby into a tree, where
they remained all night, the high waves
continually dashing over them. The
wind was blowing a hurricane and rain
was falling in torrents.
When daylight broke tbe picture of
desolation was awful to behold. Only
here and there stood a house. Every
where were merely foundations to mark
where houses stood. Furniture, bed
ding, clothing, etc , were scattered about
in promiscuous confusion. Everywhere
were ghastly faces turned upwards to
the skies ; on many were still evidences
of the terrible agony they suffered be
fore death. Some lost tbeir lives in the
wrecks of their •homes; some were
drowned after escaping from the houses;
many, mortally wounded, lived through
tbe night, bnt with nothing to quench
tbeir thirst and no medical assistance
at hand, gave up the struggle. There
were broken arms and legs, bruised and
battered bodies, faces slashed out of all
The Chienere settlement was even
more thickly populated than Grand
island. It comprised a colony
of 1400 Bouts, the Spanish
race predominating. Hundreds of fish
ing smacks owned by the residents were
either beached or demolished. A priest
who looked after the spiritual welfare of
the islanderß, is among those saved, and
a lady who occupied a house with him
as housekeeper was likewise spared.
The fate of Dr. Fry and family is un
known, but he is missing and probably
his entire family perished. The body
of Miss Annie Douglass, a school teach
er, waa found among the wreckage. The
scores of bodies lying around were be
ginning to show signs of decomposition,
and for tbe safety of the rett of the col
ony it became neeeesary to bury them
immediately. There was no time to
make coffins, nor material for imple
ments, so the living dug trenches ir:
which to deposit the remains. Up to 12
o'c-ock Schurts assisted in the gruesome
task, and participated in the interment
of not lees tban 50 persons, men, women
Bebe Kando saved himself, his wife
and two children by swimming about
until he gathered sufficient lumber to
make an impromptu raft. He put his
family upon it and tbe drifted to a place
of safety. Tom Valence, bis wife and
several children are believed to be
drowned, as well as his brother Tony,
his wife and three children.
It will not be accurately known how
many lives were lost. The population
of Chignere was about 1400 and rJcburts
thinks at least a thousand are missing.
It is impossible as yet to give the
financial loss, but it runo into hundreds
of thousands of dollars. Unless steps
are immediately taken for relief, it is
not unlikely that many will perish from
starvation and thirst. All the provis
ions on the islands are swept away.
Freeh water is so scarce that there is
not sufficient, to relieve tbe thirst of
hundreds wlio are now without any
thing and have scarcely anything to
wear. Feb arts waa one of a party of 13
tbat came to the city on the lugger
Good Mother. Each had a thrilling
story to relate.
There is only sadness in the news
from Bayou Cook and the places tribu
tary thereto. There has been a fright
ful loss of life throughout that section.
Honaea have been blown to piecee
and smacks destroyed and wrecked.
Many bodies were carried into the
marohes abd will never be found. Train
crews arriving on tbe Grand laland road
report tbe track etrewn with bodies,
and a large number have already been
bnried. The country is a scene of wreck
itnd devastation. A passenger said no
less than 87 bodies were seen along the
road. Throughout the Bayou Cook
country the distress ia appalling.
Traine arriving today brought many
survivors to the city, all relating a ter
rible tale of Buffering. Anwbonla
Gevotsch saw hia wife awept by bim
in a torrent, appealing piteously for
help he was unable to render. He wit
nessed Bcores of people drown about
him. Many who did not drown had
their lives crushed out by wreckage.
George Signorovicb caw hia wife and
children perish before bim wbile in the
water np to hie chin.
It is variously estimated that from 200
to 500 people people perished on Bayou
Cook. The deaths at other points will
swell tbe total to not, leaa than 1200, ac
cording to the best information obtain
At Grand Bayott not leaa tban 26
perished. ,On Boaario and Linden
islands tbe loss of life has been consider
able. Tba old fort on Grand Terre has
been considerably damaged, bnt tbe
light house ia atill trtanding.
It is difficult to cc tablish the correct
ness of the report of great loss of life on
Grand Island. There were only about
200 people resident on tne island, and
no one haa yet an ived directly from
there. Several boa ts have already left
the city, stocked wii;h provisions for the
Shell beach was visited by the atorm
and 12 or 13 people lost tbeir Uvea
there, St. Maio island ia reported to
have been swept. Twenty-five people
resided on the island, and so far aa
known no one is left' to tell the tale. ,
Ex-Congressman Dudley Coleman
and party succeeded in reaching tht
the city from Morelstnd and report two
schooners lost with 10 men. Along the
bayou were many Chinese engaged in
the occupation of drying shrimps. They
were in tbe track of the atorm and
many nndoubtedly 'perished.
THE HALF NOT TOLD.
Terrible Destruction by the Hurricane
Mobile, Ala., Oct. 4.—The tale of the
Btorm ig not half told. Not only daily
but hourly report* reach here of addi
tional disasters, and with them comes
the sad tidings of more lives sacrificed
upon tbe altar of the storm king. From
Baldwin county comes reports of great
destruction to property, but no news of
human sacrifice. All reports are unan
imous that for 40 miles along the shore
the forests are, devastated. Every
steamboat wharf, private wharf and
bath house along this entire stretch of
eoaet succumbed, partially or wholly,
to tbe devastating powers of the winds
and waves. Many summer hotels and
bouses were either badly damaged or
The total loss cannot be estimated,
Tbe following are known to be lost: T.
J. Graham, Ed Brewer, Mrs. Stephen
Walter and niece. Miss Carrie Weise,
Ike Wier and several negroes. Lewis
Graham and Mise Huron, school teach
ers, are among the misßing. On both
sides of the bay many villages have been
totally destroyed, and tbe inhabitants
are gone. An unknown vessel is ashore
on Navy cave, and it ia supposed the
crew is all lost.
A Georgia Town Wiped Out.
Atlanta, Ga.,Oct. 4. —Tbe little town
of Hagan, Ga., was demolished by a
oyclone. Nine houses were blown down
and George Barnett was killed.
The state grange is in session at Peta
Fire destroyed $50,000 worth of prop
erty in Turlock, Tuesday night.
Over |4000 has been paid oyer by the
county of San Bernardino in the last GO
days ior bounty on rabbit scalps.
A petition has been filed in tbe pro
bate court at Redwood City, to set
aside the will of the late Creed Hay
Experts who hay? been figuring on
the value of the property of the late
Senator Stanford, vary in their eslimates
from forty to seventy million dollars.
The California miners' association
has established headquarters at the
Palace hotel and engaged Pioneer hall
for tbeir etate convention, which opens
in San Francisco on Monday.
It is important to know that a correct
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competitor, the United Press, from the
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Chicago, Oct. 4, —The members of tha
Associated Press held a special meeting
at the Grand Pacific hotel in this city
today. It is the first time in the his
tory of tho organization that the news
papers embraced in the Associated Press
membership were ever called together
in extraordinary session, as it has never
before been deemed necessary to oall
the owners of tbe great newspapers of
the country together, oatside of the
regular annual session. The special
purpose of the meeting was to provlda
for an increase in the capital stock of
the organization to enable tba manage
ment to widen the field of its operations
so as to include tha entire country.
Hitherto this association haa confined
its membership to the territory west of
the Alleghany mountaina, although its
news has embraced informltion of the
entire globe, and It has had working
alliances with all of tbe leading news
gathering organizations of the world.
The attendance was larger than at any
previous meeting of a press association
ever held in thie country. Thia waa
largely due to the fact that a deep in
terest had been aroused by tbe machina
tions of three men, under the leadership
of a Chicago banker, looking to the
seizure of the business of the gathering
and distribution of news and tbe con
version of it into a private trust. The
menace, alike to the newspaper profes
sion and the general public, involved in
thia attempt was so great aa to create
general alarm and a call for prompt and
The following members were in atten
dance : Gen. Horace Rublee, Sentinel,
Milwaukee; P. C. Boyle, Derrick, Oil
City; H. H. Coleman, Edgar VV. Cole*
man and W. J. Fohl, Herald, Milwau
kee : Albert J. Barr, Pittsburg Post; W.
D. Brickell, Columbus Dispatch; Fred
J. Grant, Pittsburg Dispatch; A. J.
Aiken, Evening Wisconsin, Milwaukee;
E. A. Eaton, Sentinel, Indianapoiia;
F. Driecoll, St. Panl Pioneer-Press; W„
J. Richards, Indianapolis News; 8. F.
Farrar, Chicago Evening Journal; Rob
ert Simpson, Pittsburg Commercial Ga
zette ; Victor F. Lawaon, Chicago Daily
News; Charles W. Knapp, St. Louis
Republic; H. H. Kohiaaat, Chicago
Inter-Ocean; Carter H. Harrison, jr.,
Chicago Times; H. C. Vortriede, presi
dent of the Toledo Commercial; C. 8.
Hersumann, manager and treasurer of
the Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph; L.
Swift, manager Minneapolis Journal; H.
H. Hawley, manager of the Denver
Times, W. J. Murphy, Minneapolis
Tribune; H. P. Hall, St. Paul Globe;
W. G. Ball, Terra Haute Gazette; E. T.
McNeely, Evansville Journal; W. W.
Rosa, Evansville Journal; 7. H. Woody,
Jr., Milwaukee Sentinel; D. B. Cooper,
Nashville American; Charles Ray, Mil
waukee Sentinel; Charles li. Tanney,
Wheeling Register; E. G. Darning, Co
lumbus Dispatch; K. G. Cooper, Denver
Republican; John Arki.no, Rocky Moon
tain News; George Thompson, St. Panl
Dispatch; A. L. Markbreit, Cincinnati'
Volkeblatt; J. D. Ellison and D. L.
Boweramith, Ohio State Journal, Co
lumbus; Robinson Locke, Tobdo
Blade; L. Markbreit, proxy far
Cincinnati Volkafrennd; A. W.
Campbell. Wheeling Intellifcsincer; Jas.
E. Scripps, Detroit Tribune; Marshal
Halstead, Cincinnati Commercial-Ga
zette ; I. F. Mack, Sandusky Register;
W. McDonald, Kansas City Time;; W.
A. Bunker, Kansas City Journal, Eugene
H. Perdue, Cleveland lender; Charles
P. Teft, Cincinnati Times-Star; A. G.
Boynton, Detroit Free Press; W. D.
Bickham, Dayton Journal; George M.
Allen, Terre Haute Express; F. T. ,
Toledo Blade; Victor Rosewater, Omaha
Bee; L. E. Holden. Cleveland Plain
Dealer; A. H. Belo and R. G. Lowe,
Galveston News; William I). Ruhe, St.
Louis American; I). M. Houser, St.
Louis Globe-Democrat; John Seh roars,
St. Louis Anzeiger; Florence 1). Write,
St. Louis Post-Dispatch; William A.
Collier, Memphis Appeal-Avalanche;
Harry S. Hew, Indianapolis Journal.
Four papers only, members of the as
sociation, were reported as having no
representatives present, and three of
these, who were unable to reach
the city from the Pacific coast
telegraphed their loyal adhesion
to the association and their aofaiss