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VOL. XLI. NO. 97.
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LOS ANGELES, FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 26, 1894
AN EXPENSIVE LUXURY.
San Bernardino's Farce of a
Grand Jury.
Every Indictment. Returned by
It Quashed.
One of Its Members a
Ex-Convict.
Sheriff Booth and Senator Seymour
Fully Exonerated — Taxpayers
Muloted to the Tune of 84000
Through Stupidity.
Special to the Herald.
San Bernardino, Jan. 25.—Today all
the available space in department
one of the superior court wae occupied
by a crowd that was anxious to witness
the outcome of the hearing of the cases
against Sheriff Jamea P. Booth and Sen
ator E.O. Seymour, returned in the form
of indictments by the grand jury.
Judges Otis and Campbell were sitting
in bane when the cases came up for hear
ing. When the cotut called for order
and the talking had ceased, the clerk
read the indictments and the attorneys
for tbe defense at once moved to set
aside toe indictments against Sheriff
Booth, it first being ag'eed between the
district attorney and the attorneys for
Messrs. Booth and Seymour, that the
one case should be a criterion of both.
The grounda upon which tho motion wae
made were first, that no vote was taken
upon the indictments separately, but
tbat the 10 were lumped together and
voted upon as a whole by the jury;
second!v, that 12 of the jurors did not
vote in (avor of returning the indict
ments; thirdly, that one of the juror*,
W. J. Bodenhamer, was incompetent to
serve, having previously been an inmate
of the Jpfferßon City prison of Missouri.
A. J. Downer, a member of the grand
jury, waa placed on the stand by the
defense, was sworn and testified that
only one vote was taken, and that waa
to indict Booth and Seymour, and that
tho number of indictments or what
tbev were for was not stated.
H. B. Smith, foreman of the jury, was
called next, and stated that the vote was
taken on 10 ir>dictmenta, live againßt
Booth and live against Seymonr, by ris
ing. He was not positive the indict
ments were present when the vote was
taken, and witnesj did net know
whether the contents of the bills were
ever read to the jury. The vote to re
consider this action waa eight in favor,
leaving 10 opposed, ons being absent.
Here the court took a recess until
11:30, when J. W. Bodenhamer ap
peared and waß sworn touching his
qualifications aa a juror. Under oath
he stated that he had been convicted of
embezzling public funds while receiver
of the United States land oflice at
Springfield, Mo., but had been par
doned by the president. He aaid he
waa also convicted of larceny from a
dwelling and eentenced to state's prison
at Jefferson City. For this felony he
never received a pardon. In answer to
an inquiry as to whether be waß present
when the cases of Booth, Seymonr and
Katz were under consideration, he aaid
that he waa. In the first named case
rumor says he made himself particular
ly officious.
District Attorney (Mer then took tbe
floor and said that he wished to be fair
and honorable in the discharge of his
official duties, and that be bad investi
gated the matter of Mr. Bodenbamer'e
disqualification carefully, aud if he had
a pardon from the governor of Miseouri
he would contest tbe cases, but as no
pardon was granted he would therefore
interpose no nuttier objections to tbe
motion of the defenae.
Judge otia then announced that tbe
judges concurred in sustaining the mo
tions, and "that tbe indictments are
quashed, the defendants discharged and
fully exonerated, and their bondsmen
released."
The light tbat passed over tbe faces
of the crowd plainly indicated the
pleasure all felt at the vindication.
Sher.ff Booth's and Senator Seymour'a
friends pressed around them to offer
their congratulations on the result of
the caseß. Only the place deterred the
assemblage from cheering. The exposes
of the political plot has made the genial
sheriff many friends, who were pleased
to see him fully vindicated. The at
tempt of a local sheet to explain the
play was very gauzy, to say the least,
and the man who instigated the pro
ceedings ia a political corpse.
Thia morning Deputy Sheriffe McFar
lane and H. Thomas arrived with VV. P.
West, T. G. West, Henry Gardner and
J. B. Tatman, who were arreated at Por
terville, Tulare county, on indictments
returned by tbe late costly grand jury
on a charge of false swearing to jack
rabbit bills. Their cases will probably
be called tomorrow, when all will be
discharged.
Thia renc, in the form of a grand jnry,
or a set of dummies, aa their proceed
ings indicate, has coat thia county about
$4000, and tiie work accomplished can
only be summed up in their attempte
to besmirch some honest inan'a charac
ter. It bas been a faice from first to
last.
Tran.mlssourl Delegates.
Denver, Jan. 25.—Governor Waite
bas appointed the following delegates to
the transmissouri commercial congress
at San Francisco: J. J. Uoper, O. W.
Ohattiuld, Judge T. O. Ricker, Aspen ;
D. Newcotnh, H. B. Gilleepie, Byron E.
Sheara, S. J. Shirley, F. R. Graham,
Denver; J. Max Clark, Greeley.
Colorado Legislature.
Denver, Jan. 25.—An attempt on the
part ol Bonynge to get tbe house to set
Saturday at midnight as the dateof sine
die adjournment wae defeated, because
it failed to get a two-thirds majority.
Tbe resolution will come up tomorrow.
Hood's Harsapariila absolutely cores where
other preparations fail, it possesses medicinal
merit Peculiar to itnelf.
Cont,tlj.atlon ami all t oublei with the diges
tive organs auu the liver, are cured by Houd'a
i*ill». Unequalled as a dinner pill.
M'NULTY'S NECK SAVED.
The Governor Commutes His Sentenoe
to Life Imprisonment,
Sacramento, Jan. 25.—1t became
known thia afternoon that Governor
Markham had commuted the sentence
of John McNulty from death to im
prisonment for life. An Associated
Preaa representative bbw Governor
Markham'a private aecretary, Higgins,
who with tbe authorization of the gov
ernor gave out the following facta for
publication:
At Governor Markham'a request,
Judge Murphy, who passed theaentence
of death upon McNulty, came to Sacra
mento. McNulty'a lawyer, Carroll
Cook, and the Deughtera of the Good
Shepherd, who bave been working in
behalf of tbe condemned man, bad
represented to the governor that Judge
Murphy waa unalterably opposed to
commutation. This Judge Murphy em
phatically denied, saying that he did
not eign the petition for cot: mutation aa
urged, because tht> petition contained
untruthful and garbled statements
After two hourß' consultation, during
which Judge Murphy recommended
commutation, Governor Markham is
sued papera which saved McNulty's
neck.
BELLICOSE BULL.
British Troops Ordered to Egypt to
Coerce the Khedive.
London, Jan. 25 —A sensation waß
caused this afternoon when it became
known tbat tbe government had deter
mined to act energetically in Egypt.
At Aldershot a detachment of military
mounted police and some of tbe beet
cavalry in the army, with one or more
were ordered to get
ready to proceed immediately to Egypt.
The government is trying to secure a
number of largo ocean stnamers for use
as troop ships to convey the troopa
there.
TRIUMPH OF BONILLa.
THE REVOLUTION IN HONDURAS
A SUCCESS.
Prenltient Vaaqaez Driven Into Tnurl- e
gal | hi — Ht ft .loop* Deaortliig Him
by Hitiidredfl<r-Hoi.illa Kecog
ulzod by Costa Kioa.
Naw York, Jan. 25.—The World's
special from Managua says : President
Vasqnez has been driven into Teguci
galpa, General Ortiz having occupied the
best of the mountain paseee. Four hun
dred of Vuequez'a soldiers went into the
Nicarauiruan camp last night. Several
-prominent Hondurau military men
have sent word that they will join
General Bonilia. Coeta Rica haa
recognized Bonilia. General Gutierrez
haa surrendered his entire force, and
Urrutiaz'a troonn bave diaeanded. Vaa
quez is negotiating for bis personal
aafety. The Nicaraguan troops will re
main in Honduras until Bonilia is firmly
established in power. Bonilia has tele
graphed his thanks to Zelaya.
ANARCHY AC BAKOELONA,
A Dynamite Explosion and Attempt to
Kill the Governor.
Barcelona, Jan. 25. —A dynamite ex
plosion took place today in the harbor
works. Two persona were killed and
several wounded. The outrage is at
tributed to anarchists. As the civil
governor waa entering bia carriage at
the entrance of the prefecture a work
man fired a pistol at hia bead and
wounded the governor in the face. Tbe
governor's secretary promptly seized
the aesailant, who loudly proclaimed
himself an anarchiet. He had an ac
complice in the attempt at murder, but
this man escaped. The bullet lodged in
the upper part of tbe left jaw of the
governor. The aeaailant ia named Mo
ral. He repudiated any intention to
commit mnrder, but it ie believed tbe
act waa out of revenge for the part
which the governor took in the proae
cution of Pallas and other anarchists.
Morul admits that be lay in wait for an
hour ior the governor the day previous.
MANGLED BI BEASTS,
Two Men Attacked by Lions at the
Midwinter Fair.
San Francisco, Jan. 25.—A trainer in
Boone's wild west show and a property
man were attacked today by wild
beasts. The account telephoned in from
the fair ground ia tbat a new lion
waa let in this morning with the older
inhabitants of the arena. Tbe older
lions at once attacked the new one and
in an attempt to separate them, tbe
trainer and property man were auocea
sively attacked. Both men were torn
quite badly about the arms.
Hay District Kaces.
San Francisco, Jan. 25.—Five fur
longs—Sir Reginald won, Charger aec
ond, Jim R. third; time, 1:16%.
Seven furlonga, selling, pnrse $500—
/.ampost won, Gleeboy aecond, Joe
Murphy third ; time. 1 -.33%.
Five furlongs—Rey Hidalgo won.
Viceroy eecoud, Floodmore third; time,
1-.17H-
Six and one-half furlonga — Conde
won, Blizzard aecond, Seville third;
time, 1:28> 4 .
Five lunonga—Joe won. Queen Beo
aecond, Currency third ; time, 1 :U6.'4.
Death of nu Explorer.
Lontjon, Jan. 25.—Sir Gerald Herbert
Portal, African official and explorer, is
dead.
Cameron's Antiseptic Glycerine Lo
tion, tbe only perfect remedy for chap
ped hands and face, 25u a bottle. Sold
only at Littleboy'a pharmacy, 311 South
Spring etreet.
Stop that cough by iißiug Dr. St.
John's cough syrup. We relund your
money if it tails to cure. Foreale by Off
& Vaughn, corner Fourth and Spring
streets.
Fitzgerald, music dealer, bas removed
to 113 South Spring Bcreet.
THE WILSON TARIFF BILL.
Only One Amendment to It
Yesterday,
The McKinley Reciprocity Law
Repealed.
New York Democrats Kick Against
the Income Tax.
The Matter Beferred to tha Democratic
Oauoua Which Decides to Make
Xnoome Tax Part of tha
Wilson BUI.
By the Associated Press.
Washington, Jan. 25.—0n1y one
amendment to the tariff bill of import
ance waa adopted by the honse today,
tbat repealing the reciprocity clause of
the McKinley law. The entire day was
consumed by tbe New York Democrats
filibustering against the income tax pro
position, which, it is feared, will be
offered along with other features of the
internal revenue bill as an amendment
to the Wilson bill. Several Democratic
Bpeechea severely criticizing the bill
were delivered.
When the house convened thia morn
ing, and the journal waa read, Cockran
of New York made tbe point oi no
quorum. On roll call the Democrats
opposed to income tax declined to
answer to their names, but a quorum
appeared, nevertheless.
The house then went ! nto committee
of the whole on thetarff bill. Wilson
moved to cloee the debate on amend
ments relative to the free entry of cot
ton machinery. Cockran filibustered,
but the motion prevailed.
Terry's amendment placing agricul
torul implements on the free Hit wae
lost. 85 to 105; aleo Hare'a amendment
placing a duty of 36 per cent on such
implements, except axainat countries
admitting similar articlea free, in which
case they shall be free.
Tbe Democratic advocates of income
tax became co impatient tbie afternoon
over tho course pursued hy the New
York member- that they concluded that
tbe beat way to settle tbe question
would be by holding a caucus. This
Wilson finally agreed to, and on bia
motion the bouse recessed at 4 :30 and
the fight waa traneferred from tbe open
bouse to a secret caucus.
At the evening aeasion speeches were
made by Hicks (Reo ) of Pennsylva
nia, Hutchinson (Dem.) of Texas, Cobb
(Dem.) of Aiabima, Goodnight (Dem.)
of Kentucky, Hines (Dem.) ol Penn
sylvania,
At the Democratic cancus 164 mem
bera were present. Fithian of Illinois
introduced a resolution, which was
adopted, providing that the internal
revenue bill aud income tax bill be
added as an amendment to the Wilson
bill and the time for debate of the tariff
bill be extended three days, a final vote
to be taken next Thursday. A substi
tute offered by Wilson for tbe separation
of the income tax from tbe tariff bill
was defeated, 68 to 92. Fitbian's reso
lution carried, 82 to 71. Cockran an
nounced tbat be would not be bound by
tbe action of tbe caucus.
,\ t a meeting of the New Jeraey Demo
cratic delegation, it waa agreed to vote
againat the tariff bill it the income tax
was included. The New York members
estimate that there will be 50 Demo
cratic votes againat tbe bill with income
tax added.
Sibley, a Democratic congressman
from Pennsylvania, bas resigned his
Beat to take effect February 17th. Criti
cism of hia courae on the tariff bill is
said to be tbe cause.
THE BOND QUESTION.
Probability that Bailey's Resolution Will
Be Keported Favorably.
Washington, Jan. 25.—The house
judiciary committee today considered
the question of the new bond issue, as
involved in Bailey's resolution that the
aecretary of the treasury baa no author
ity to apply the proceeds of tbe bonds
for any purpose except resumption.
Secretary Carlisle waß preaent and spoke
in an informal way. He held tbat the
law conferred on him authority to issue
bonds. A deficit of $80,000,000 would
exist at tbe end of the fiscal year, unless
congress gave relief to the treasury. In
answer to a question by Bailey, Carlisle
maintained tbe right to use tbe proceed*
of the bonds for otner purposes than
resumption, as be could expend the last
dollar in tbe treasury, not oth
erwise appropriated. He aleo ha d power
to sell more bonds if the state of the
treasury made it neceaaary to borrow
money. In reply to a question by Ray
of New York, Republican, Carlisle aaid
it would undoubtedly embarrass tbe
treasury if tbe committee should de
clare he had no right to uae bonde to
pay current expenses. It is believed
all the Republican members and Bailey,
Boatner and De Armond, Democrata,
favor the Bailey resolution.
SENATE PROCEEDINGS.
The Bond Issue Question Discussed.
Other Matters.
Washington, Jan. 25. —In the senate
today, Squire of Washington presented
resolutions of the chamber of commerce
of Seattle, Wash., protesting againat
placing coal and lumber on the free list.
He stated that 20,000 men in the atate of
Waahington were dependent on the coal
industry for employment, and lumber
ing wae one ol the greatest induetries oi
tbe atate.
The resolution of Allen of Nebraeka
declaring the contemplated iseue ol
bonua by the secretary of the treasury
illegal, wae taken up, and Allen ad
dressed the senate in favor of its pas
sage.
The Hawaiian Inquiry.
Washington, Jan. 25.—Dr. M. Stalker
of Dea Monies, la., was before tbe sen
ate Hawaiian investigation committee
today. He was in Honolulu when tbe
revolution occurred. In bis testimony
he said he conaidered the revolution un
justified, and was of the opinion tbat
but for the landing of American troopa
it wonld not have been successful.
Thurston Calls on Gresham.
Washington, Jan. 25. —Minister Thurs
ton called at the atate department today
and paid a ahort call on Seoretarv
Qreebam. Thia ia hie first visit eince
hia return from Honolulu. Hia recep
tion waa the same aa before bia de
parture.
A Step Forward.
Washington, Jan. 25 —The Evening
Star, one of tbe most eucceaaful and
most influential afternoon papers in the
United States, haa given notice of tbe
■everance of ita relations with tbe
United Press, ond baa joined the Asso
ciated Frees. _
A Naval Training Station.
Washington, Jan. 25 —Perkins, of
the senate committee of naval affairs,
today reported a bill to provide for the
establishment of a naval training sta
tion at Mare island, California, to cost
$100,000.
A Murder Trial.
Hanford, Cal., Jan. 25.—The trial of
George Blair, accused of the murder of
John Peterson, on Cross creek, on De
cember sth, last, began in the superior
court here Monday, and tbe evidence
was completed tonight. Blair who, at
theooroner's inquest and at his prelim
inary examination, swore he was not
with Peterson, went on tbe stand today
and testified that he was with him, and
that be killed Peterson accidentally.
The prosecution will endeßvor to show
that, the killing was wilful, and for tbe
purpose of robbery.
Another JS.cepe Kecaptured-
Santa Kora, Cal., Jan. 25. —Young
Pridgett, one of tbe six escapes from jail
Tuesday night, was captured at Willows
creek, a mile west of town, this after
noon. The two murderers, Bruggy and
Espey, are still at large.
THE MiI)WINTER FAIR.
PREPARATIONS FOR THE OPEN
ING ABOUT FINISHED.
Director General De Young; Given a,
Uanquet to the Foreign Comrals
alooere — Gorgeona F.oral
and Electric Effects.
San Francisco, Jan. 25. —Preparations
for tbe opening of tbe midwinter fair
Saturday next are about finished, and
everything gives promise of a grand
demonstration.
A banquet was given by Director
General De Young to tbe foreign com
missioners at the Palace hotel this
evening. Tbe guesta numbered nearly
150 of foreign commissioners to
tbe midwinter exposition, officers
of the exposition and friend of the
host. Not only were the floral decorations
of the most elaborate order, but there
was a center piese in tbe very middle of
the horseshoe banquet board, represent
ing the grand court of the exposition,
with the administration building at one
end and the liberal arts building at the
other, all the buildinga being outlined
with miniature electric lights. In one
end of tbe banquet ball was arranged a
curtain, which at a given signal was
drawn aside, disclosing to the view a
panoramic picture of the Golden gate,
with a gorgeous California sunset,
artistically brought about by tbe use of
electric lights.
BISMARCK'S VISIT.
Preparation* for the Ueceptlon of the
Ex-Chaooellor In Berlin.
Berlin, Jan. 25.—The general public
will not be admitted to the Hanoverian
railroad station upon the arrival tomor
row of Bismarck. The governor of Ber
lin and tbe commander of the garrison
will be upon the platform with their re
spective staffs to welcome tbe ex-chan
cellor, and it is understood Prince Henry
of Prussia, Emperor William's brother,
will be present to welcome tbe prince on
behalf of the emperor. Upon arrival of
Bismarck at tbe railroad station he will
be escorted to tbe castle by a detach
ment of tbe curaßeiers' guard. At the
castle, immediately after tbe prince's
arrival, lunch will be served. Only the
imperial family and Bismarck will be
present at the repast. Decorations of
route from tbe railroad station to the
castle are actively progressing, and
nearly every window which can be hired
has been engaged at a fabulous price.
Tbe Petalunia Tragedy.
Petaluma, Cal., Ja#. 25. —Talk aboat
Monday night's bortible tragedy is
still beard on all sides. At tbe inquest
today ji, strict Attorney Seawell exam
ined several witnesses. Fred Bryan
stili seems to be the principal suspect,
but ret nothing damaging has been
found against him. After examining
Mrs. Bryau, Bister of the murdered
woman, the inquest was adjourned to
next Monday, when it is hoped Meagher
will be able to testify.
A Fatal Bnowslid*.
Boise, Idaho, Jan. 25.—News reached
here today of a fatal suoweiide in White
Bird eulch, Idaho county. A family
named Thomson lived at the bottom of
the gulch and ttie slide came down
without a moment's warning wrecking
tbe honee and killing four girls. The
parents and an infant child escaped.
Fire lo Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Jan. 25 —Fire broke out
in tbe Western Union telegraph office
this afternoon. The operators and em
ployees of tbe Associated Press, located
in the building, were forced to vacate.
Painter Will Be Hanged.
Chicago, Jan. 25. —Having heard the
case the third time, Governor Altgeld
refused to interfere further, and George
H. Painter will be banged tomorrow lor
the murder of Alice Martin.
Valllaot'e Appeal R.Jected.
Paris, Jan. 25. —The court of appeals
rejected Vaillant's appeal.
Thurston's Millinery and California
Straw Works, 204 S. Main Etreet, oppo
site Third.
SCHOOL BOARD DOINGS.
SOME SHADY TRANSACTIONS
OP THE SOLID SIX COMIfO TO
LIGHT, AND PROBABLE RESULTS
THEREOF DISCUSSED.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
CHAMPION OF THE WORLD.
Not a Flaw Now Remains in
Corbett's Title.
Mitchell Defeated More Easily
Than Sullivan.
The International Battle Decided ia
Tbree Bounds.
The Briton Wai Never In It for m Mo
ment—No Interference by the An*
thorltlee, bat Both Men Ar
rested Alter Ihe Fight.
By tbe Associated Press.
Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 25.—The
great international battle bas been
fought and won and Corbett stands tha
acknowledged champion of tbe world,
without a flaw in the title, after tail
slashing defeat of Sullivan and Mitchell,
Not oven tbe most ardent admirers of
tbe great California pugilist could bave
dreamed of a more brilliant victory than
tbat of today. The Englishman waa
Lever for a moment in it. He WM
James J. Corbett.
wholly outclassed and so completely
beaten as to leave no margin for consola
tion or explanation,
corbktt's signal triumph.
For the first time since be bas been
tbe acknowledged bead of the pugilistic
fraternity of tbe world, James J. Cofc
bett defended with success the titfl
which he won by defeating the former
champion, John L. Sullivan. Pitted
against the boasted exponent of tha
manly art in England, America's brawny
representative haa proved bis fitness
for the place of honor which hia
muscles won for him, and the tail of tbe
British lion bas been severely stepped
upon.
Charles MitcJiell.
Charles Mitchell is grovelling in tha
dust of defeat, heaping imprecations np
on bis ill-luck, and mingling with them
vain res-rets at his inability to whip bia
victor. The British pugilist has at
tended bis fißtic funeral, and henceforth
will remember with poiguant arief tha
time and place oi his first defeat.
Mitchell made a gallant battle ; that
much ib conceded by all who witnessed
the encounter, and when he went down
for tbe last time after striving bis nt*
most to retain the laurel wreath which
had been his through lite, there were
but few among the spectators who
grudged him sympathy, and fewer still
who failed to commend him for his effort
to win.
WHERE IT ALL HAPPENED.
It all happened out on tbe sand dunes;
of East Jacksonville. A white washed
fence there snrronnds an enclosure,
whose circumference ie half a mile. In*
side, a barn-like root covers a ring, in
which tbe battle was fonght. From itt I
«ide and upward sloped benches tor th* a
spectators, above whose heads was tha
sky alone. Two miles from the city ii ,
this place, whose sandy roads were bob. j
deep. Dak shrubs and stunted piuet J
surround tbe grounds.
GATHKBING OF THIS CLANS. M
The gathering ot tub clans, white,
black and mixed, begau early in the I

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