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VOL- XV. NO. 55.
DO YOU WEAR ONE? Just as soon make you comfort
able with an OVERCOA i. We have both-the overcoats
are more "wantable" these nights. - ome men like coats
with capes, others prefer the goods iv the length, fc ither way
suits you, pleases us.
1 encii boxes all alike going different ways.
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The Herald
"Governor" Kolb Publishes a
An Exceedingly Revolutionary
He Advises tbe People to Refuse to
Pay Taxes.
A Chaos;* of Administration la Sonth
Carolina—lnangnratloa of
Governor Tillman's
By tbe Associated Press.
Birmingham, Ala,, Dec. 4.— R. F.
Kolb, who claims io be governor o:
Alabama, today completed a message to
the legialature which be signs as gover
nor and which will be transmitted to
tbat body tomorrow. The message ia
also addressed to the people of Alabama
and is a long, end in many respects,
revolutionary document, as it recom
mends that bis followors do not pay
their taxes for a while. He further aays:
"I further advise those collectors who
value the cause I represent and which
wilt assuredly prevail, to delay all pay
ments of Btate taxes into the state
treasury, until an impartial hearing haa
been had of our oomplaint under a fair
and honest contest law."
When it is rerdembered that tbe tax
collectors in 38 out of 66 counties in tbe
state are Kolbite?. it will be eeen that if
they take his advice tbe Kolb govern
ment will find strong support and Ala
bama will be threatened with aneroby.
In his message Kolb says:
"Tbe revolntionary conditions of our
state government must become tbe sub
ject of your continued and most anxious
contemplation. The plans of the
usurpers, ao alarming to yon, are abat
ing in nothing to reduce you to an ab
j .'ct and final submission to their un
bridled will and passions. You have eeen
your juat demands for the full exeoution
of tbe system for the election, of a
governor and other state officers eecured
tc you by sacred constitutional guaran
tees, deliberately set aside by tbe legis
lators, itself only a creature of the con
stitution. I declare to yon without fear
nf contradiction, tbat if the present
party in conttol of your govornment
be not arrested in its mad career, no
elections can be held in Alabama under
the law and constitution."
He then reviews the provisions of the
constitution and says:
"Because the legislature of 1892-93
did expressly revoke the sections of tha
civil ende, however onperfected, which
seemed to allow a content, of tbe election
of tbe governor and other state officers,
by refusing on demand to restore them
or to substitute others of a reasonable
and practical nnture, you are perfectly
justified in declaring there can be no
elrction of a governor or other state
officers undor the constitution of Ala
bnma, binding on you, which is tainted
with fraud at the ballot box."
He then urged the legislature to on
ce! contest lawe, and advises bis frienda
to organize clubs to assist in the general
object of his appeal. The message con
cludes :
"If Colonel Gates and his faction fear
not the troth, if they court equity and
are ready to abide by justice, they will
hesitate at nothing to remove tbe color
of dishonor from his title to the office he
bas seized by nrmu."
A « hang* of Adminiatration In Sonth
Columbia, 8. C, Dec. 4. —Benjamin
Ryan Tillman is no longer governor of
South Carolina. At 1:30 p. in. today tie
was succeeded by his chief lientenant,
John Gary Evans. Several people as
sembled in tbe hall of the house of rep
resentatives, despite a raw and chilly
i day with intermittent rains, to witness
| tbe ceremonies of inauguration. As
tbe inaugural procession entered, tbe
baud played Hail to tbe Chief.
Prominent among those on the stage
were United States Senator Irby, ex-
Governor Tillman anil tbe justices of
tbe supreme court. After prayer by the
Rev. John A. Rice the oath of office
was administered to Mr. Evans by
Chief Justice McCnor. He spoke dis
tinctly and vrlthout tremor. His ad
dress consumed about an hour in de
livery. He said:
"Gentlemen of the General As
sembly:—Aiter obtaining tbe will of the
people in three separate elections, I am
nere todey to assume the governorship
of the proudest people on the globe.
Thirty years ago tho election of a man
' f my age to the highest gift in the
honor of tbe people would have been
oalled unconstitutional. A young man
in Sooth Carolina would not have dared
aspire to this honor for fear of gain
ing the odium of tbe class who,
by reason of age or inheritance, con
sidered the ofllce no tbeir particular
property without regard to tbe populai
will. Tbere are some who still regard
tha political conteet of 1892, which gave
to us an aristocracy of brains instead of
lands and money, as au hallucination.
Thia gentle slumber will result in good
and the Rip Van Winkles of the state will
awake to rind themselves models of an
tiquity, surrounded by youngsters of
modern progress and development Who
have nothing but reverence for tbem.
It ia a matter ot congratulation to
the people that this effort to etay the
course of reform by an appeal to an
ignorant and purchaseable vote bas
been rebuked the second time in a
manner unmistakable in terms, and let
us hope that in the future there will be
found in the etate none co igooble as to
dare to threaten ne with a return of the
dark days from 1808 to 187(5.
"It is .unfortunate, indeed, that the
foundation of our social and political
institutions is the unity of tbe white
people. Thia condition was thrust upon
us by tbe emancipation and enfranchise
ment with one stroke of the uufortu
nata, ignorant Blaves, unfit to govern
even themselves, placed in power by
the bayonet and forced to govern tbeir
former masters, We thus witness a
spectacle seldom recorded in history. A
government of ignorance, vice and cor
ruption over wirxlom, virtue and hon
esty. I say on the threshold of my ad
ministration that it is for our people to
oome together and be a nnited people
and let tbe responsibility fall on those
of the opposition wbo insist on a 'rule
or rnin policy.'
"We are fast coming to the plight
whioh Ireland ii in. uir great planta
tions are becoming merely tbe hunting
preserves of the wealthy, and tbe labor
er year by year is being ground to pov
erty and servitude. The party that was
true to us is tba past we must look to
in the future or suffer defeat from one
extreme of tbe land to the other, and
today not a Democratic state is left
north of Mason and Dixon's line. The
northeast seemed to be deaf to our ap
peals and tbe ray of light which we bad
hoped for in the west ima proved as
fickle as an aurora borealis. South Car
-1 ..u„.. v.-- i,,., ;„ — » .. 1 — A
vi„,„ uvoijr g.uMy uiuini
political reform, and it remains for us
to set the pace for the nation, which
will ultimately bring reliof to the entire
Governor Evans begins bis specific
recommendations witb suggestions that
tbe state agricultural society be given a
small appropriation. He congratulates
the people upon the calling of tbe con
stitutional convention, and tho South
Carolina oollege, he says, should be
opened to women in all of its classes.
Tho constitutional convention should
provide special courts for the trial of
criminals usually victims of lynch law.
These courts should protect the victim
and tbe ravisher from public and vulgar
cross examination and tbe notoriety of
newspapers exploitation. Of the dis
pensary law he cays:
"I am thoroughly satisfied, after an
active canvass of tbe etate, that the
dispensary law is now written in tbe
hearts of the people and is favored by
fully 85 per cent of the population. It
shall be a duty and pleasure that the
remainder respect and obey it."
He ebarply arraigned towns hostile to
the law. The remedy was v/ith tbe leg
islature. Oovornor Evans' remedy is
supposed to be a metropolitan police
iorce for Charleston and other towns
where tbe administration of the law is
obstrncted. Tbe governor condemns
the practice of leasing convicts to pri
vate parties. In closing, Governor
Evans says:
"If, wben I return tbia commission, I
can cay, 'Behold a happy people, iv
peace, love and unity,' my reward will
Ibe great and sufficient. I aak the sup
port of my friends, the charity of my
enemies and the help of God. I now
dedicate my head, hand and heart to the
service cf my statu."
Slims Talk of Kalelnr Passenger Kates
to the Coast.
Chicago, Dec. 4. —The general meet
ing of all the western lines again ad
i journed this morning to permit tbe
i transcontinental lines to take up the day
with an effort to settle tbeii differences.
! The latter roads were in session all day
j and finally adjourned until tomorrow.
| Most of tbe timo waa, taken up with a
disouaaion over tbe regular trip rates
from the Missouri river to the coast,
tbe proposition at the close of the meet
ing being to advance the rates $25. No
action was taken on the propoaition.
The transcontinental linea expect to get
together tomorrow, and the general
meeting will be called as soon as they
ate through.
The transcontinental lines are meet
ing with trouble in their efforts to get
together, and to make ths matter worse
there seems to be a disposition on tbe
part of some of the lines to ignore tbe
agreement into which the lines entered
last week to abolish the payment of
commissions. It is declared tbat com
missions are being paid on tbe streets of
San Francisco just as thoy were
before the agreements were made.
It is also said the agents of
tbe Missouri Pacific at Omaha
have men paying commissions, and when
called to account have said they wero
ignorant that an agreement had beeu
formed. It this sort of thing continues
for any length of time there will be no
association formed at all and the con
dition of passenger ratea in all the west
ern territory will be in a state of chaos.
The meetine of tho depart
ment of the Central Traffic association
which wae to have been held in New
York has been postponed until Decem
ber Bth and will be bold in Chicago.
Fighting In Africa.
Zanzibar, Dec. 4.—Letters from Men
go, capital of Ugandn, over which Great
Britain bas formally afsomed a protec
torate, resort severe fighting in the dia
triot of Uniorn, a portion of which was
to be includod in the Uganda territory.
Tbe letters say King Kaberega attacked
the British fort at Hoirfis. The king's
forces wero repulsed with the loss ol
many killed and wounded, including a
number of chiefs.
A Noted Outlaw,
Memphis, Term., Dsc. 4. —Jim Morri
sou, the noted outlaw, who dynamited
hie way out oi tbe Pratt mines prison
recently, was shot and mortally wound
ed by a deputy sheriff while resisting
arrest today.
Order your euit early. H. A. Gatz is
crowded for fine tailoring at moderate
prices. 112 West Third street.
Wickstrom & Person, tailorß. Fit'
workmanship aud goods guaranteed
first-class ; prices moderate. Room 1,
120), H. Spring atreet.
The drug combine "busted" by Off
& Vaughn. Drugs at eastern prices.
Ayer's, Joy's and Hood's sanaparilla,
05 cts; Paine'a Celery Compound, 75c;
Syrup of tigs, 35 cts.
Babies cry for Castoria, 25 cents a
bottle at Off & Vaughn's, corner Fourth
and Spring streets.
Hollenbeck Hotel Oaf<s, 214 Second
street. Oysters 50c a dozen, any style.
Tangerine oiiinges at Althouse Bros.'
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
Awarded Gold Medal MUwinter l air. San Francisco.
A flitch in the Negotiations
for Peace.
.Detring's Mission Suddenly
Prospects for an Armistice Seem to
Be Vanishing*.
Field Marshal Yamagata Too 111 for
Military Her vine —Slaughter of
Tonghaks In Southern
By the Associated Press.
Washington, Deo. 4. —A dispatch from
official Japanese sources, giving an ac
count of Commissioner Detring's peace
mission, was received here today by a
gentleman in the diplomatio service.
It is as follows:
Mr. Oetring, commissioner in the
Chinese cuatom aervice at Tien Tein,
arrived at Kobe on the 26th of Novem
ber and expressed a wish to personally
deliver to Count Ito a letter from Li
Hung Chang. Under the circumstances
the proceeding was considered anoma
lous and contrary to usage. Count Ito
refused to meet Mr. Detring. At the
same time Mr. Detring received tele
graph orders from Prince Kung, presi
dent of tbe Tsi Lung Yamsn, calling
ing bim to China. Accordingly he left
Kobe on tbe 20th of November; but be
fore going he aent tbe viceroy'a letter to
Count Ito by post. The object of tbe
letter was to ascertain the conditions
upon which peace might be restored.
It waa aiao atated that Li Hung
Chang had obtained the sanction of the
emperor of China to the mission of Mr.
Detring, which had for its obj3ct tbe
purposeol confidentially ascertaining the
views uf the Japanese government, but
Mr. Detring's sudden return to Chios
under orders of the president of the Tsi
Lung Yamen, appears to throw some
doubt upon the accuracy of this state
NEGOTIATIONS languishing.
London, Dec. 4.—According to advices
received from an excellent authority,
upon the subject of negotiations for
peace between China and Japan, the
negotiations are net making progress
as supposed. It seems that Japan in
lands to insist upon stronger and more
tangible proofs of China'submission be
fore talking of peace. '
Tbe limes correspondent at Chee
Foo, says: Foreigners here are prepar
ing for defense. The Cbiness have lit
tle confidence in tbe reports tbat an
armistice is about to be concluded.
A dispute!! to the Central News from
Tokio says a report, to which much
credence is given, is current there to the
effect, that Field Marshal Yamagata,
commander of the Japanese army, is bo
aeriously indisposed that it haa been
decided necessary far him to be invali
ded, and one of the court chamber
lains baa started for the frontier witb a
message from the emperor. Lieuten
ant-General Nczu has been promoted
to be a general, and will at once assume
command of the first Jansneae army.
Captain Miura has been appointed to
command of tbe cruiser Yamasbire and
the late harbor master at Ss Se Bo has
been made governor of Port Arthur.
The Times has a dispatch from Kobe,
Japan, stating tbat several thousand
Tonghaks attacked tbe Japanese troops
at Koog Ju, iv Southern Corea, on
November 28. Tbe Japanese were
victorious and tbe Tonghaks were
slaughtered by the wholesale. Some of
the leaders of the rebels were killed.
Ives Again Defasti Mchaofer In Hollow
Chicago, Dec. 7. —Ives defeated
Bchaeier again tonight, winning over
him iv hollow fashion. Scbaefer could
only make 206, while Ives piled up his
000. Shaefer attribnted hie defeat to
tbe bad condition of the balls and there
seemed to be fouadation for the charge,
as the ivorieß certainly rolled very badly
[or him. He appealed to Ives to ohange
the set, but tbo latter refused. Ivos'
largest runs were 107, 129 and 58.
Sbael'er'a largest runs were 47, 40 and
A. J. Levin, the backer of Ives, offara
to wager aDywhere from $1000 to $10,»
000 that Ives can defeat any biltiardist
in America, bar Jacob Sobaofer, conced
ing tbe odds of 150 in 600 at tbe 14
--inch balk line game. Thiß offer is the
outcome of a statement made by a local
Bportiog man tbat the billiard match ia
a job.
Football Prohibited.
Washington, Dec. 4. —The preaident
and directors of Georgetown college have
issued a regulation adopted in a faculty
meeting on December Ist, prohibiting
tbe students from playing football with
teams, whether collegiate or otherwise,
from outside the college, until the char
acter and rules of the game shall have
been radically modified so aa to pre
clude, witb reasonable certainty, all
danger of serious casualties.
Fighting Prohibited la Jacksonville.
Jacksonville, Fla , Deo. 4.—The oity
council this afternoon repealed the or
dinance permitting prize lights to take
place in Jacksonville. Thie indicates
tbat the Corbett-Filz9immons nor any
other fight will take place in Jackson
ville for a long time to come.
A Cheis Mulch.
New York, Deo. 4.—News reached
this oity today tbat the well-known
chess player A, A. Ettinger and tbe Cu
ban expert, A. C. Vaeqoez, are at pres
ent engaged in a matcn. On November
28th tbe score was: Vasquex, 3; Et
tinger, 2; drawn, 1.
BY TELEGRAPH—Congressional proceed
ings Prospects lor peace in the Orient
waning A London murder mystery —
"Governor" Kolb's message Change of
administration in South Carolina Pacific
coast happeninga....General news glean
LOCAL—Proceedings of the police commis
sion— A trotting dog's owner wants a race
with a horse Proceedings of the city
council; date of the bond election sot ...
Attorney McF&rland on the city's water
r.ghts —Observer Franklin says we may
have rain... The chess tournament at the
Athletic club ...Historical society elects
bojrd of directors; Mr. Barrow's paper on the
old court house A reception to Mrs. Day,
wife of the pastor of the First Congrega
tional church....N. T. Blair arrested on the
charge of attempllng to vote illegally ...
Champion Blcjllst John S. Prince chal
lenges Champion Boriock... L. Stinner, a
grocer, robbed in his store... William T.
Settles arrested on a charge of murdering
John Hawkins; Ileeley and Teele said to be
Pasadena—Mr. Brockwav slaps at the char
Pomona—That paving.. Real estate active.
Santa Ana—City trustees' meeting.
Santa Monica—Municipal affairs.
Bedlands—Collection of takes.
Burbank Theater—The Operator.
Im peri a L—Vaudevi lie.
Pavilion—lnternational exposition.
It Fall, to Connect with Standard Oil
Austin, Tex., Dec. 4. —Borne days ago
Governor Hogg issued requisitions for
tbe arrest of William and Henry Rocke
feller and tbe other magnate*- of the
Standard Oil company and the Waters-
Pierce Oil company, indicted for viola
tion of the Texas anti-trust law. The
requisitions are known to have [reached
Governor Stone of Missouri and Governor
Flower of New York several dftyß ago,
but what action tbey have ts.ken haß
not been transmitted to the state officials
here. Governor Hogg states tbaf, be will
follow tbe gentlemen into every etate of
tbe union and across the ocean, if nec
essary, to bring tbem to justice.
He asserts that if either the govornor of
Missouri or the governor of New York
wonld recognize their requisition and
surrender tbe men, he is satiufied tbat
tbey would be convicted if he could get
them into Texas.
Two Brllk nlnztn in tha N»w York Dry
«:;o.is District.
New York. Deo. 4.—Two fires in the
dry goods district kept the firemen bnsy
or several hours tonight. The first fire
occurred in the six-story brick building,
No. 47 Broadway, and caused a loss of
$225,000. This fire bad hardly been ex
tinguished when flames were discovered
in the building at Nob. 315 and 317
Spring street. The flames were in the
rooms of M. Hermann, damaged $20,000.
Tbe estimated individual losses are:
Steiner, Davidson & Co., $75,000; Moch
& Co,, $50,000; L. Simons. $40,000;
Henry J. Solomon, $40,000; bnilding
owned by tbe Mahoney estate, $20,000.
Kleotlona la AXassaohusetts.
Springfield, Mass., Dec. 4.—The Re
publicans today elected tbeir mayor over
the Democratic candidate by 808 major
ity. Tbe A. P. A. candidates were all
defeated. Municipal elections were
herd throughout the state today. The
Democrats were successful in Law
rence, Pittsfield, Chickooee, North
Hampton and Quincy. Republicans
were'elected in Fall River, Somerville,
Gloucester. Marlborough, Waltham,
Holyoke, Fitcbburg and Auburn. The
independents carried the day in New
Bedford, Brockton, Haverhill and Mai
A Spaolal Master.
St. Louis, Dec. 4.—At a late hoar this
afternoon Judge Henry Caldwell of tbe
United States circuit court of appeals
appointed Edward H. Stiles special
master of the Atchison, Topeka and
Santa Fe and tbe St. Louis and San
Francisco and the Atlantic and Pacific
railroads, all of which are iv the bands
of receivers. Tbe appointment of Mr.
Stiles aa special master is to ascertain
what benefits, if any, the Santa Fe and
San Francieco roads obtain from the
Atlantic and Pacific, and report at the
proper time to tbe court.
A Keoolvar Wantod.
Chicago, Dec. 4.—Mary ,T. Lamb, who
obtained judgment against the Great
Western Manulacturing company in the
federal court Saturday last, made ap
plication today in tbe United States cir
cuit court for the appointment ol a re
ceiver to take oharge of the affairs of ths
company. Mrs. Lamb, in ber applica
tion, alleges that the company hae as
signed and transferred all of its proper
ty in this end adjoining states in order
to protect itself. No time waa Bet for
the hearing of tbe application.
Bookmaker Slvdkar Arrestad.
New York, Dec. 4.—Leon Sledker,
the bookmaker who made a winter book
on the Brooklyn handicap, and who,
when he caw Dr. Rice coming in first,
disappeared, leaving many victims be
hind him, was arrested here tonight.
He stood to icse $100,000 on the race,
ft waa supposed he was in Canada.
A Drawback on Lead Or*..
Washington, Deo. 4. —Senator Vest
today introduced a bill providing for tbe
payment of a drawback by tbe govern
ment to importers of lead ores who,
after refining tbe ores, bave exported
the product, the amount of tbe draw
back being equal to the amount paid on
tbe ore, leas 1 per cent,
A Dcmocr.tlo Overthrow.
New Haven, Conn,, Deo. 4. —The elec
tion in this city today resulted in a
complete overthrow of the Democratic
party. The tax collector waa tho only
Democrat elected.
Tha Taxas Or»B[ht lirok.n.
Dallas, Tex., Deo. 4.—The drought
which has prevailed for three months
was broken by a heavy rain today which
greatly benefited fall sown crops.
Democratic Sentiment in
Favor of Changing
Three Honrs' Discussion of tlio
Situation in the
Senators Danlal, Teat nnd Others Are In
Favor of 11-HoDia and Senate
ton Notes.
<V; the Associated Press.
Washington, Dec. 4. —The Democrats
of the senate spent about three hours in
caucus today and then adjourned with
out action, to meet again Thursday
next. The entire time was devoted to a
discussion of the situation and to the
wisest course of action for tbe Demo
cratic party during the present session.
The entire discussion was based on a
series of resolutions presented by Sen
ator Daniel of Virginia declaring for a
cloture, committing the party to an
abandonment of all efforts to amend the
tariff law and to an effort to reform tho
currency in accordance with the sugges
tion in the president's message.
Tbe resolution opened a wide range ol
debate in which many senators partici
Senator Voorheesopened tbe talk with
a suggestion to the effect that the wisest
course lay in the abandonment of an
effort to pass tbe free raw material bills
(so-called) because of tbe evident deter
mination of the Republicans to prevent
any action.
Senator Vest showed an inclination
toward cloture, contending if tbe Dem
ocrats did hot adopt it, the Republicans
would when they should come into
Senator Morgan presented a plea for •
liberal allowance of time for the consid
eration of the Nicaragua canal bill.
While no action on any question was
taken by tbe caucus, the prevailing
sentiment at the close of the caucus
seemed to be tbat its ultimate decision
would be adverse to the entire series
of propositions presented by Senator
Daniel. The sentiment favorable to
cloture seemed quite evenly divided.
There was also a strong sentiment favor
able to the passage of tbe sugar bill, as
reported by the finance committee,
striking out all differentials on sugar
and leaving a straight revenue duty of
40 per cent ad valorem, but it was
pointed out tbat should an attempt be
made in this direction it would open up
the entire tariff question.
A Dull nnd Uninteresting; Session— Small
A t randauce.
Washington, Deo. 4.—The session of
of the house today was exceedingly dull
and uninteresting. The attendance wai
small and there was no clash of any
A bill providing far the dedication oi
the Chiokamauga and Chattanooga park:
in September, 1895, and one for tha
establishment of a national military
park on the site of the battle of Shiloh
were passed. The remaiader of the day
was devoted to a fruitless discussion of
tbe printing bills.
There were exactly 100 members on
the floor when the bouse met at noon.
The Democratic leaders decided just be
fore the house wob called to order to
plunge immediately into routine buai
i ness.
j Oatbwaite from the committee on
i military affairs called up tbe bill for tbs
dedication of the Cbickamauga and Chat
tanooga national park. Tbe bill appro
priates $20,000. The date of dedication
was fixed for September 19 and 20,1895.
Tbe bill wae passed.
Onthwaite then called up the bill in
troduced by Henderson of lowa for tbs
establishment of a national military
pare at tbe battlefield of Sbiloh. It
carries en appropriation of $150,000.
Hondarßou explained that options on
the land for an average of $12 per acre
had been secured. The bill provides for
a commission of tbree from tbe armies
of tbe Tennessee, Ohio and Mississippi.
Afte the adoption of an amendment re
duc 1 tbe appropriation to $75,000 the
bill assail.
Richardson of Tennessee then pre
sented the conference report on the
pending bill. Richardson oocupied an
hour explaining the minute details of
j tbe conference report, which was snb
i eequently vigorously attacked by Duno
loi New Jersey. Alter further debate tbe
I report went over and the house at 6:55
j p.m. adjourned until tomorrow.
Corr«»pondonoe on Hawaiian and Blaa
tloldf lucldoota Oalled For.
Washington, Dec. 4. —Ibe senate war
in session, for only half an boar today
ac the leaders of the majority desired to
cancns on tbe general order of business,
before proceeding with tbe bnsiness it
self. There was time enough, however,
for Lodge, Massachusetts, to bave pass
ed two resolutions for information which
promise to bring the Hawaiian and
Bluefields incidents before congress for
comment and criticism.
There w<\s the usual deluge of billt

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