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HERALD READERS KNOW YOUR WANTS VOL. XLIII. NO. 187 NO FROST IN CALIFORNIA Story of Damage to the Orange Crop Disproved TEMPERATURE IN THE BELT The Director of the Weather Service Tells the Story Even In the Northern Belt the flercury Was Never In the Neighborhood of the Damage Point Sacramento, Feb. 24.—1t has been re ported in the east that the California or ange crop hits been badly damaged by frost. James A. Barwick, director of the. California weather service, furnishes the fallowing lowest recorded temperatures for this season nt the following place.-, situated in the orange belts of both North ern and Southern California, which will put a quietus on any false reports that may be made: Lowest temperatures in the Northern California citrus belt: Oroville, .HI; Palermo, 26; New Castle, 26; Orangevalc, 25; Sacramento, 30. Lowest temperaturee in the Southern California citrus belt: Arlington Heights. 112; Riverside, San Bernardino and San Jacinto, 27; Ontario, 81; Pasadena, 84; Pomona, 34; Los Angeles, 37; Santa Bar bara, 117. OPENING THE DOORS A Catholic Divine Addresses an Ohio Christian Association Columbus, 0., Feb, 24.—Right Rev erend John A. Watterson, Bishop of the Columbus Diocese, addressed a big meet ing of the Y. M. C. A. today. As many persons as gained admittance to the hall were turned away. This is the first time in history that a Catholic clergyman had addressed a meeting under the auspices of the Y. M. C. A. and naturally attracted wide attention. The Bishop was intro duced by General Secretary W. T. Par kins, and spoke for an hour and a half on Christian Citizenship, the audience being held in rapt attention and fre quently breaking into applause. When the Bishop advanced on the platform the applause amounted to an ovation and he thanked the audience for their generous welcome. It showed him, he said, that they did not regard him as a bull in a china shop, especially a papal bull in the beautiful china shop of the Y. M. C. A. The climax of the eloquent address was reached in the following passage: "While I am uncompromising in the matter of my faith and inHexible in those lines of conduct which depend on princi ples of fuith, and while I would deserve the contempt and scorn of every right minded man if I were to recant to my conscience in these things which I hold as truths, yet I know of no doctrine of the Catholic Church which prohibits or pre vents me from working for the good of my fellow men, no doctrine which inter feres with my allegiance to the Govern ment and laws of my country. On the contrary, I know that the whole teaching and the whole spirit of my religion re quires me to be true to my country and its Government, and to promote its honor by the faithful discharge of all the duties of American citizenship, and all of you would know it too, if you knew my re ligion as well as I dp." [Loud ap plause. J ANOTHER MURDER MYSTERY A Prominent lowa Merchant Killed by Unknown People Newton, lowa, Feb. 24.—This commun ity was greatly shocked this morning when the news spread that J. R. Sollinger, a prominent merchant and ex-Sheriff, was found dead, probably murdered. Mr. Sollinger left his place of business about 9:30, ana when he reached home his wife noticed blood flowing down his face, and asked what was the matter. He stated that he had fallen or had been shot. Those were the last words he said. A physician was summoned and on examin ation a large gash was found on his head. He never regained consciousness, but died between 12 and 1 a. m. It is generally belieyved he was waylaid and the thug failing t ) bring down his victim, fled without accomplishing his purpose—that of robbery—nothing on his person having been taken. Two clubs were found near the spot where the lirst blood was visible. Mr. Sollinger had been a Captain in the army, and was a Mason and G. A. It. man. He leaves a widow, one son and one daughter. REX AT NOGALES The Carnival Season on the Border Opens Auspiciously Nogales, A. T., Feb. 24.—The advent of Rix at 1 p. m. was a grand sight. The ceremony of preseting the keys of both cities was witnessed by tlie greatest throng that ever assembled in Nogales, and the hearty good feeling of the two nations joined in the festivities has been seldom witnessed in any country. The bicycle race started at 9 a. m. with eight entries, the distance being ten miles. \ Burt Orndorff was first, time 40.11; W. 13. VCooper, second, time 4:1.IS; Ed Johnson, third, time 43.43; Earl Griswold, fourth, jyine 45.46; B. ilartweli. fifth, time 4U.10. fjjrod Gravel broke his wheel at tho start, njlie first prise, won by Orndorff, is a •[ Id watch and diamond pin. In the ■ joys' race the winner was Charles Holler, time 52.33, and he gets a gold watch. OAKLAND'S HERESY CASE Expulsion of Church Members Causing Much Contention Berkeley, Feb. 24. -The expulsion of Professor Charles W. Woodworth and Student Maxwell from the First Baptist Church for heresy is creating much con tention in this university town. The charges against Woodworth were that, he had stated in writing that the Bible con tained many errors of history and geology, and that "the Trinity are only three of tlie many manifestations of God," Wood worth maintaining that Christ was born ,5f two human parents. The Professor lad also said that "the death of Jesus, THE HERALD LOS ANGELES, MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 25, 1895.-TWELVE PAGES like the Jewish sacrifice, only saves symbolically" and that "the fall of man was not from true holiness, but from childish innocence." The latter state ment involved the question of evolution, which Woodworth firmly adheres to as a good method of reasoning, both for science and for Christianity. Some of the members of the church, arraigned against Professor Wodworth, say they will take the matter before the academic j senate and the board of regents of the j university, arguing that if a man is unlit, ! because of his heresies, to teach a Sun |ay school, he is not a proper person to in struct the students at the university. To this Professor Woodworth says that to elminate his teachings at the University of California they must eliminate science and put in orthodox clergymen of the old school, who will teach as truths, tradition and legends that are no more valuable, except symbolically, than the myths and legends of ancient Creece. FINE WEATHER AT SEA The Splendid Trip of a Transatlantic Steamship New York, Feb. 24.— The French line steamer La Champagne arrived this morning from Havre after a remarkably line winter passage. The saloon passen gers were delighted with their quick trip, and were able to sit around the decks throughout the entire voyage. Mme. Rejan, the French actress, and her theatrical company, were passengers on the Champagne. The company num bers between thirty and forty persons. Mine. Rejan is accompanied by her hus band, M. Porel, and her daughter. Mme. Rejan went to her hotel. In the afternoon she took a drive through Rroad way and Central Park. She was seen to night at her hotel by a crowd of news paper men. Her first impression of New York filed her with delight. She will play at Chicago, Boston', New Orleans, Montreal and probably Philadelphia. Among the passengers were the Marquis de Castellane and Count Jean de Castel lane, a young brother of the Count, who is to wed Miss Gould; General Young, W. \H. Brown, Colonel L. A. Blanchard and twenty-one Sisters of Charity. HAD EIGHTY=SIX DAYS' WORK Deplorable Condition of the Miners in Ohio Districts Results of an Investigation Made by a Committec-Sufferlns and Destitution Is Everywhere Cincinnati, 0., Feb. 24.—-The commit tee investigating under the direction of Governor McKinley for the unemployed in the Hocking Valley and other Ohio coal regions, will report to the Governor this week and alhO to commercial bodies which they represent in different cities. They found much suffering and destitution ex isting, and that outside relief i&absolutely necessary until the mines re-open and en able the miners to become self-supporting. The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce will resume its efforts for relief. At Buckingham the miners during the last year have had eighty-six days' work. The mines shut down last September and have not been run since. INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS Arrangement, for the Contests Between England and America New York, Feb. 24.—5. H. Holman, secretary of the London Athletic Club, has answered the letter of John C. Gu lick, secretary of the New York Athletic Club, concerning the arrangements of the contests between the organizations, to be held next fall. Mr. Holman says the date set by the New York club, September 21st, is satis factory to his team, which will be strictly amateur under the definition of the English A. A. TJ. The total number will not exceed fifteen. The events are to be governed by the customs, rules and practice prevailing in this country, and Mr. Holman is assured that nothing pro hibitive will be attempted. Field ITarshal Albrecht's Funeral Vienna, Feb. 24.—The body of Field Marshal Archduke Albrecht arrived here today from Asco, in the , Tyrol, where he died on Monday last, from congestion of the lungs. The remains wero received with military honors and conveyed to the chapel of the hofburg, where they were placed upon a catafalque with great cere mony. The street from the station to the hofburg were crowded with people, all of whom bowed reverently as tbe body passed by. Pound Drowned Seattle. Wn.. Feb. 21.—The body of Coner Mullen, who was released from the Soldiers' Home at Orting on February 19, on his own request, was found in the bay here today. There were no signs of violence. Mullen was in jail twice here in fortj'-eight hours after arriving from Orting, first for intoxication and again to keep him from suiciding. He is sup posed to have relatives in San Francisco. Soldiers for the Mardl (Jras New Orleans, Feb. 24.—Several com panies of Southern artillerymen arrived today to participate in the Mardi Gras festivities. They were met at the depots by local militiamen and escorted to their several barracks. His Majesty Kex presented all the visit ing commanders with carnival banners. Another Trusted Teller Goes Wrong Lynchburg, Va., Feb. 24.— W. G. Hamner, for twenty years the trusted teller of the First National Bank, was arrested here today charged with em bezzling 123,000 of the bank's funds. The announcement startled the community. Hamner is bonded for $5,000 and the bank will only lose $8,000, Elected to the Reichstag Berlin, Feb. 24.— Count Stolberg-Wernig erode, President of East Prussia, has been elected a member of the Reichstag for Oletzzkolyck in the Johannesburg dis trict by an immense majority. He was opposed by Radical, Socialist,and Argar ian candidates. A Notable Death Glasgow, Feb. 24.—Thomas Henderson, of the Anchor Line Steamship Company, is dead. OWNED SCHOONER NORMA F. D. Walker Denies Charges of Deportation HIS BUSINESS IN HAWAII Was Suspected of Implication in the Rebellion The Marshal Took Up His Passport and the Sailorman Was Compelled to Remain Over One Steamer San Francisco, Feb. 24.—Among the ar rivals on the steamer Gaelic from Hono lulu was F. D. Walker of the schooner Norma, who, according to tbe stories cir culated, was asked to leave the Republic for the Republic's good. Walker denies this and tells a tale of how he left on commercial business. Walker was originally from Victoria, B. C, and went to the islands first rive or six years ago. There have been suspi cions for a long time that he was engaged in opium smuggling from British Colum bia to Hawaii, ami not long since the Norma was believed to have unloaded a lot of arms for the revolutionists atone of the islands. As Walker made frequent trips back and forth the Government con sidered that it had a strong case against him. Shortly after the recent attempt to re store the QUeen, Walker was preparing to sail for Victoria on the Warrimoo. At the last moment he was asked to see the Marshal, and when he did so his pass port was taken up. At this, so Mr. Walker stated, he went to sec President Dole and then Attorney-General W. O. Smith. Both were absent, however, and he got little satisfaction from subordin ates. Then he went to British Consul Hawes, but Hawes told him it was a time of war, and he got little satisfaction from him. The upshot of it was that he was de tained until tlie Government could look into his case and then lie got word that he was to be deported. Walker says that lie was not deported, but there are inti mations that that is about what it amounted to. Walker's sto.ty is that he did not really own the Norma but that she was "in his name," while in fact Mr. Rowcll of Hon olulu was the proprietor. At the same time F. J. Claxton of Dolby it ('.Tax ton, Victoria, had her chartered. Walker tells that the Norma, at the time she was sup posed to be smuggling arms and opium, had really gone to the head of Queen Charlotte sound for salmon. Walker professes loyalty to the Hawaiian government and says that just before the recent revolution lie was preparing to visit London, with the concurrence of President Dole ami the cabinet, to raise funds for laying cable from Vancouver to Honolulu. Walker is now en route to Victoria. AFTER MANY YEARS Embezzler Woodruff, of Arkansas, Convicted by a Jury Little Rock, Feb. 24.—After deliberating two and one-half hours, the jury in the Woodruff case at Perryville, late last night returned a verdict of guilty and fixed tbe punishment at one year's imprisonment. This is the fourth trial of the famous case and has cost the state nearly $50,500. Wood ruff was tried in 1891, on the charge ot embezzlement, the jury failing to reach a verdict. He was next tried in 1892, on tlie same charge and the trial again resulted in a hung jury, standing ten to two for conviction. In 1893 he was tried on the charge of misappropriating state funds, and was acquitted. The present specific charge was false pretenses in ob taining the signatures of the State De-- Board to an order to sell certain scrip to one Johnson L. Jones. Woodruff's bonds men have paid into the state treasury $10J,000 on account of his defalcations. WILL SHOOT WITH RIFLE Dr. W. F. Carver Replies to the Lorls Challenge Chicago, Feb. 24.—Dr. W. F. Carver, the famous rifle shot, in reply to the chal lenge of John Loris, the English cham pion rifle and revolver shot who offered to shoot with rifle and revolver against Car ver for $1000 and the championship of the world, says: "I am not an expert with the revolver or a trick rifle shot, but if Loris wants to arrange a match to shoot at 100U or 2000 glass balls or blocks of wood or coal for $1500 or $2000 a side, I will agree to shoot the match in England if Loris will allow expenses." There is every probability of a mtach being consummated as Loris is eager for a contest. SWITCHMEN OROANIZE Mutual Aid Association Formed In Chicago. The Officers Chicago, Feb. 24.—Nearly three hun- I dred switchmen met here today and re organized the Switchmen's Mutual Aid Association. One of the important fea tures of tne new association is the insur ance plan in which widows and orphans will be taken care of. Weekly benelits are also provided for. The election of officers resulted as follows: Charles Booty, Chicago, president; M. G. McClellan, Chicago, vice-president; G. 8. Cusack, Chicago, corresponding secretary; G. W. Law, financial secretary. The new association, it is said, event ually takes in switchmen throughout the entire country. TO KEEP THE HUSBAND FREE A Widow's Suit Against the Standard Oil Company New York, Feb. 24. —Lawyer Charles O. K. Wahle made a motion in the Supreme Court of Brooklyn yesterday in the suit of Caroline Gerty, the widow of George Gerty of Cleveland, Ohio, to recover $125, --000 worth of property whicli she alleges she was forced to sign over to the Stand ard Oil Company. Mrs. Gerty says she signed over to the Standard Oil Company tlie property to keep her husband from goiug to prison under the supposition he had embezzled ?27.),000'fr0m that com pany. Lawyer Wahle told the court the company's ledger showed that Gerty was not an embezzler. Wahle said these facts were shown by private papers of Mr. Gerty and also that these bonds had been sttolen by somebody and that the books of the company had been falsified so the directors could not learn of the transac tion. Decision was reserved on the mo tion. THE INCOME TAX Circular Letters Sent Out Explaining the Cause for an Extension of Time Washington, Feb. 24.—The Commission er of Interna! Revenue has sent out circu lar letters to all collectors of internal revenue calling their attention to the joint resolution which recently passed both houses of Congress and received the ap proval of the President, extending to April 16, the time within which all in come tax returns shall be made. This resolution was passed at the suggestion of Commissioner Miller of the Internal Revenue Bureau who, in his letter to Congress, stated that the unexpected de lay in passing the appropriation bill for the collection of the income tax had so shortened the time that it would lie quite impossible to distribute the blanks and receive all the returns by March 1, the date lixed in the original act. The extension was made purely in the Interest of taxpayers, who otherwise, through no fault of their own, might be subject to a line for non-compliance witli the law. O.N BOARD THE BRITANNIA The Prince of Wales Takes Charge of His Racing Yacht Cannes, France, Feb. 24.— The Prince of Wales arrived here today and at once hoarded his cutter, the Britannia. The Prince is suffering slightly from the effects of a cold recently contracted in London, but it is thought he will speed ily recover. The Britannia is entered for the races in the Riviera regattas. She won her first victory of the season yesterday when she defeated the French yacht Valkyrie owned by Menlorie. DEATH, THE GRIPMAN'S WORK A Broken Cable-Strand in Chicago Causes an Accident Three Women Very Badly Injured—Hen y Passengers Escape by Leapl g for Their Uvea Chicago, Feb. 24.—A collision on tho Halßtead street line caused a great deal of excitement and resulted in three women being badly bruised. The grip had become entangled in a broken strand, making it Impossible to stop the train which crashed into one ahead of it. Many passengers escaped by jumping, while a number were thrown to the tioor of the cars by the collision. The injured are: Mrs. Ellen Cronin, Miss Margaret Cronin, Miss Ida Martin. Struck by a Locomotive Chicago, Feb. 24.—Ten persons had a narrow escape from death at the Sixty third street crossing of the Xorthern Pa cific tracks. A street car belonging to the Chicago Lawn Street Railroad Company, was struck and demolished at the crossing by a Calumet Terminal freight train which was running at a rate of ten miles an hour. Three persons were severely injured, while every one in the car re ceived minor bruises and cuts from broken glass. Those most severely injured are: Henry Butscher, Charles Kelly and Al fred Coad, driver of the car. The hitter's injuries may prove fatal. The accident was caused by the street car horses be coming frightened and dragging the car across the track in front of the locomotive. TO DIVE FOR THE MAILS Attempt Will Be Made to Recover the Sacks on the Elbe London, Feb. 24.—The North German Lloyd Steamship Company has etigaged nine divers to attempt to recover the mails irom the foundered steamer Elbe. The vessel lies in water 120 feet deep ami two or three mail bags from her have been washed ashore o.i the English coast. The estimated value oi the mail is $90, --000. Besides wages the company has allotted the sum of $2500 for the recovery of valuables from the steamer. ADMIRAL DA GAMA LEADS THEM At the Head of a Revolutionary Hovement In Rio Grande do Sul Montevideo, Feb. 24. —It is stated on good authority that the business men and the government will attempt to make terms with the revolutionists in the state of Hio Grande do Sul. Admiral DaGama, who succeeded Admiral De Mello in com mand of tlie rebel fleet during the late in surrection, is at the head of the revolu tionary movement in Rio Grande do Sul, It is stated that he lias a well armed and well mounted force. REBELS LOOT MOROCCO CITY A Serious Engagement Reported and ITany Persons Were Killed Paris, Feb. 24.—Dispatches received from Tangiers state that the rebel tribes have entered and looted Morocco City, one of the capitals of Morocco. Serious righting occurred before the city fell into the hands of the rebels and many on both sides were killed. A British warship has arived at Tangiers from Constantinople. On Ice Runners Christiana, Feb. 24. —In the skating Championship contest here today, Eden of Holland won three events, the 10,000, 9000 and 1500 metre races. He also won the gold medal awarded by the King. Freder icksen of Norway,won the 500-metre race. A Change in Embassadors London, Feb. 24.—A dispatch to the Times from Constantinople says that Alexander Kartadeory Pasha will replace Ruslem as Turkish embassador to Great Britain. The latter will be retired on a pension. Demise of a Kentucky Distiller Louisville, Ky., Feb. 24.—Paul Jones, one of Kentucky's wealthiest anil most widely known distillers, died suddenly at 3:05 this morning at the Norton lnlirmary from abscess of the braiu. THE LAW COULDN'T STOP HIM Attempts Made to Prevent lugersoll's Speaking OLD STATUE IN NEW JERSEY Nobody Shall Discuss the Bible Except on One Side The Eloquent Unbeliever Just Went on Talklne and Had Considerable to Say About Clergymen New York, Feb. 24.—The attempts made to prevent Colonel R. G. Ingersoll from de livering his lecture on the Holy Bible at the Hoboken Theater tonight proved a failure. As the result of a protest issued by the pastors of three of the most prominent churches in that place, Mayor Fagan yes terday issued orders that the theater be closed today, thereby practicaly debarr ing Col. Ingersoll from appearing. The Mayor's decree occasioned a great deal of comment last night with the result that the matter was reconsidered today. Before noon Corporation Attorney Min turn and Mayor Fagan called upon the Key. H. T. Beatty, the minister who is at the head of the reform movement in Hoboken, and stated that it was the opinion of the Corporation Attorney that no steps could be taken by the authorities to stop the lecture. Shortly after noon a consultation was held in Chief of Police Donovan's office at wdiich, in addition to the Chief, Mayor and Mr. Clark, man ager for Col. Ingersoll, and Mr. Davis, the manager of the theater, were present. The two managers were informed of the decision of the Corporation Attorney and they departed with tlie assurance that the lecture might take place. To prevent any disturbance on tho part of the audience and also to stop any blasphemous utter ances on the part of the lecturer several detectives were sent to the theater. Be yond frequent bursts of applause the au dience was most orderly and the speaker confined himself almost entirely to his text, with an occasional comical allusion to the clergymen of Hoboken and the statute of New Jersey laws to which the reformers had been referring. He began bis well-known lecture with out reference to the attempt to stop him until he had reached a point In the dis course for which evidently he had been waiting—where he alludes to the ignor ance and savagery in the Bible. He broke away from his text long enough to say: "There wns enacted a statute in the State of New Jersey a hundred or so years ago, when most of its inhabitants were savages, which says that nobody shall ever discuss the Bible except on one side. Since then the inhabitants have grown more civilized. They have grown to have a knowledge of fair play, they have been civilized to a degree where they can realize the absurdity, and to realize the statute sleeps in the dimness of tlie past. It has been invoked by a number of narrow-minded persons who should have lived lUO years ago. I don't blame them; their heads are that shape, and they are not to blame." He said his audience could make up their minds "in secret" about what he had to say, for he believed "there was no statute against that." That the Bible was inspired he had some douot, "but," he added, "if the Legislature of New Jer sey says the Bible is inspired, it is , and that settles it." Colonel Ingersoll grew more bitter as the lecture progressed, and declared there never was any kindness in the heart of a priest, and lie believed that there were persons in Hoboken today who would be glad to bring fagots and build a lire around one of their enemies. He said that no criminal lawyer In the state of New Jer sey would allow a minister on the jury that was to try a client of his. It was surprising, he said, further on, how much these parsons knew of God and bow little they knew of human nature. ENFORCING THE PAPAL DECREE Catholics nust Leave Secret Societies or the Church New York, Feb. 24.—Archbisop Corrigan today sent to every priest in tbe diocese of New York the folloing letter: "Reverend Dear Sir:—A recent decrep of the holy office,confirmed by the sovereign pontiff, instructs the bishops of the United States to advise the faithful com mitted to their charge, against affiliation with societies known as the Odd Fellows, the Sons of Temperance and the Knights of Pythias, with the further injunction that if Catholics, after such admonition, persist in their connection with any of these societies and will not give up mem bership therein, they cannot receive tlie sacraments. The general reasons on ac countof which it is unlawful for Catholics to join societies forbidden by the church will he found in the third plenary council of Haiti more. "I am, reverend dear sir, very faithfully yours, Michael Corrigan, "Archbishop of New York." CITIZEN SOLDIERS TO RESIGN Officers of the National Guard Will Step Down and Out Knoxville. Term., Feb. 24.—A concerted movement is now on foot by the officers of the National Guard of Tennessee whereby every officer in the state will within tho next few days forward his resignation to Governor Turney and ask for an honorable discharge. The reason is that, the Legislature last week instead of making an appropriation to sustain the guard, appropriated only (20,000 for the next two years and allowed tiiem no encampment. ON HIS DEATH BED startling Revelations Said to Have Been Made by a Negro Halsey, Ky., Fob. 24.—The statement of a negro who died here yesterday has created quite a sensation in this little place. The negro was seen by a Louis ville Evening Post reporter just before he passed away, aud confessed to having ADVERTISERS BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF THE HERALD PRICE FIVE CENTS committed five murders. Two of them were in Alabama, two in Tennessee and one in Georgia. He said that three of his J victims were white women. He also said that one man had been tried, convicted I and hanged for one of his fiendish a< ts. 1 The man was not guilty and was con | victed on purely circumstantial evidence. JHo would not tell the exact towns or : localities where he committed these crimes. THE KIDNAPED STUDENTS Highly Interesting Story Told by Boys Who Were Hazed Champagne, 111., Feb. 24.— J. E. Rhine hart, Frank Twineman, Walter Bunn and Young Shamel, the university freshmen who were kidnaped and spirited away yetserday by a number of the Greek letter fraternity men, have all either been voluntarily released or brought back to their friends. The kidnaping has caused more excitement than anything which has occurred here for years. The manner in which the men wera seized, blindfolded, tied hand and foot, thrown into a carriage, driven five miles out into the country and held captive in an empty farm house for nearly fifteen hours, makes a highly interesting story. The freshmen's social, which the kidnap ing was intended to have broken Jup, was, however, a success. USED THE MAILS An Indian Attorney Accused of Fraudulent Practices Fort Smith, Ark., Feb. 24.—John Beck, an Indian attorney of Lenepah, Indian Territory, has been convicted of the fraud, ulent use of the mails. The scheme worked by him and numerous other at torneys was the issuing of fraudulent claims of Cherokee citizenship, by meant of which they collected thousands of dob lars. Beck visited Kentucky and then the neighboring states, collecting thousands of dollars from numerous people for whom he never filed any claims before tbe Coun cil. To these people he represented him self as agent of the Nation. Four other attorneys are under similar indictments. MUSCAT TAKEN BY BEDOUINS , Revolution In an Indian Town of Com mercial Import The Sultan Compelled to Flee for Hla Life. The British Residents Removed to Safe Placea London, Feb. 24.—A Times dispatch from Calcutta reports the capture of the greatest portion of the city of Muscat by insurgent Bedouins. The Sultan fled from the palace but eventually regained the eastern portion of the town. The fight ing continues. Muscat, the capital of Imam, is on the Indian ocean near the eastern angle of Arabia. It is a port of great commercial importance, tho harbor being completely sheltered. All of the British residents of the cap ital were safely removed. A WRITER ON FINANCE Death of Samuel Dana Morton, a Distinguished Journalist New York, Feb. 24.—Samuel Dana Morton, the distinguished writer on finance, died in Washington tonight of Bright's disease. Ten days ago Mr. Hor ton came to the city at the request of lead ing members of the administration for consultation upon the financial situation, and was stricken with the disease, from which he bad long suffered. Mr. Horton was a native of Ohio, was born in IS4I an 1 dwas a sou of Valentine Horton, formerly a member of Congress from Ohio. He was graduated from Harvard in 18h4. re sided for a time in l'omcroy, Ohio, and has of late years lived most of the time abroad, in England and on the continent, where he was perhaps better known than in America. He had written much for the magazines upon financial questions. His bst known books were the "Silver Pound," published in London in 1889, and "Silver in Europe," published in 1883, Mr. Hor ton was a delegate to the first monetary conference, and was secretary of that body. HE WANTED TO DIE Charles F. Norton Succeeds in Killing Himself After Several Attempts Baltimore, Md., Feb. 24.—0n December 2d last a man wdio persistently refused to give his name, attempted to suicide in Druid Hill park, hy shooting himself. Early this morning be succeeded in ending his life by jumping from a third story window of the Maryland Hospital, where he bad been confined since his first at* temptfon his life. With his tragic death came his supposed identification, it being announced that he had given his name in secret to a nurse as Charles F. Norton. This, he told the nurse, was his right name. It is believed that his home was in New York. AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND ACTORS A Home to Be Founded in ITemory of the Late Czar St. Petersburg, Feb. 24.—The Czar has ordered the appointment of a commission to found in memory oi the late Czar Alex ander an institution where a home will be provided for disabled authors, artists and actors. Old Davy Dead New Haven, Conn., Feb. 24.—David Stockbrldge, colored, known to nearly every man who has attended Yale College during the past thirty years, ns "Old Davy," was found dead in a chair at his home this afternoon. He was about (is years of age, and had peddled candy about Yale for more than a quarter of a cen tury. Death was due to heart disease, ami he had probably been dead several days, as the body wsa horribly mutilated by rats. Anxiety for a Mexican Man-of-YVar New Orleans, La., Feb. 24.—Anxiety is felt here in regard to the Mexican man-of war Libertad, which sailed from Vera Cruz on February 19th, but nothing has been heard or seen of her since leaving port- She carried a crew of fifty men. Heavy north winds have been prevailing lately, and it is thought that she has founders i.