OCR Interpretation

The herald. [microfilm reel] (Los Angeles [Calif.]) 1893-1900, March 04, 1895, Image 2

Image and text provided by University of California, Riverside; Riverside, CA

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042461/1895-03-04/ed-1/seq-2/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for 2

fully trimmed with the exquisite point
lac*, will be extremely becoming. The
bridal veil is said to be more than or
dinarily voluminous, of line design und
rare texture.
To carry out the white and gold effect,
Mrs. George Gould will receive in a superb
white satin gown with rutrlings and
Miss Gould is a petite brunette, with
handsome dark eves, brown hair and
regular features. She is daintily exquis
ite in matters of dress, displaying excel
lent taste therein. Withal she is a young
woman of indefinable charm of man
ner, who is extremely winsome. She is
nineteen years old and has been in society
but a season, making her debut but a few
months ago. Miss Gould was educated
at Ogontz Seminary, a Philadelphia
suburban institute of learning. It has al
ways been patronized by men of wealth
and is the alma mater of many rich
women of today.
The all-absorbing topic of conversation
as to when- first they met and the
subsequent discussion of when and where
the troth was plighted now gives way to
the moro interesting subject of the trous
seau. The capacity of the establishments
of the modiste, ladies' tailor and milliner
who will contribute to it arc taxed to the
Utmost in order to complete the outfit for
the future Countess by the wedding day.
Keen disappointment has been felt by
the makers of the robes and manteaux
along the avenue, who have beeu denied
the privilege of fashioning a garment for
the BOW celebrated American heiress.
flow tbe Railroad Highwaymen's Work
Was Frustrated
The Oregon Express Came Along and the
Bandits Were Compelled to Break for
Cover-Daring Work
Sacramento, March Si—The most plausi.
hie theory of the hold-up of the overland
last night is that the robbers got on the
mail car of tha train while it was pulling
out of this city, for It was found that
they crawled from that car into the ten
der, and with their revolvers leveled at
the engineer and firemen ordered them to
stop the train, which they did at the junc
tion of the wagon road ami the railroad
Fireman Cole was commanded to ac
.company the robbers to where the combi
nation express and baggage car was
coupled with ihe rest of the train, and
Engineer Brown was admonished not to
leave his engine.
After the robbers took Cole to where the
baggage car was standing tbey ordered
him lo uncouple it. but on account of the
slack iv the train not being taken up be
was unable to do so. The robbers became
incensed at Cole's inability to comply
with their dettiaTms, and one of them
Struck the fireman over the head with his
revolver. Although the blow was a power
ful one, Cole was not seriously injured.
Huriiig the time Cole was trying to obey
the orders of tlie train robbers, tlie latter
kept up a fusillade with their revolvers.
In the meantime Engineer Brown got off
his engine and concealed himself by lying
down alongside the roadway. The train
had been stopped some time when from
the distance came the familiar sound of
an approaching train, which proved to be
the Oregon express.
The robbers, realizing that that train
would soon lie upon them, concluded that
further attempt, to disconnect the ex
press car from Ihe remainder of the train
Would be risky business, and broke for
cover. After they had left, Fireman Cole
went back to the engine, and then En
gineer Brown got, aboard, and the train
and it proceeded to Uoseville .I unction,
where word was telegraphed to Division
Superintendent.!, li. Wright of the hold
up. The train was in charge of Con
ductor .1. F. Molter.
Detective Johnson found a white felt
hat where the train was stopped. He and
Deputy Schwitke discovered footprints of
two men and followed them to the long
wagon bridge on the north side of the
American river, a distance of between a
mile and a half and two miles, where fur
ther effort to keep up the trail was futile
on account of the dirt and dust on the
This afternoon Sheriff Conroy of Placer
county and the railroad officials went out
to the scene of the attempted robbery but
were unable to gain any further clew to
the identity of the robbers. The men were
clad in white linen dusters and their faces
were, concealed by white musks. Wi 11-.
Fargo A. Company's detective James 11.
Hume arrived in this city from San Fran
cisco today and will endeavor to ferret out
the robbers. Officers have what they term
a clew and will leave no stone unturned
to land the would-be robbers in jail.
The express and railroad company offi
cials arc of the opinion that the robbers
are in this city.
Probably the Train Robbers
Sacramento, Cal., March 3.—Tonight at
10:30 o'clock two int v wearing linen dust
ers and having masks on their faces, held
up the barkeeper in theßacramentoßrew
ery and three men wbo were in the sa
loon. The raid only netted the thievesf 13.
What the Subscription Committee for Seed
Omaha March 3.—The members of the
commission who went to Chicago and St.
Louis to secure seed grain for Nebraska's
destilutr Farmers returned today. The
boards of trade in both cities propose to
have each county in Missouri und Illinois
donate seed grain. lowa, Minnesota and
Indiana also desire to contribute. It is
estimated that live states would contri
bute not less than 500 curs of seed grain.
The i;<uumission has nut made a careful
estimate, lllld it is state! that to plant
land under cultivation in the forty-thiree
drouth-stricken counties will require
5,000,000 bushels. The planting of these
means |IpU,QQQ,OOO to the fanners in the
event oi a crop.
Reached fort Satelv
San Fruncisco) March B.— The steamer
Coos Bay was towed into port early this
morning hy Hit; tug ;Yigihiiit. She was
sic.i niing mo tin' const Irom Southern
l o;|s' ami -ill went well until she got near
tins city, when Ih'' shaft broke ill Ihe
-I •ial ii she was helpless. I'igcon
I'ojtij - ,i! ma three miles off, and one
o! officers went ashure and telegraph
etl lor the tug. While fife Coos Bay is be
ing ivi a red het i lace will be taken by
the Yuquiuu.
A Nebraska
Omubu, Man.':t 3. Specials from various
|>urlsol S Ur.uk.l ■•how that a heavy snow
is fanifi'j ; 11.. 11 -11. >i ii the sl to. In some
iocalu lis v take* the lunu of a blizzard.
[Continued from Pace One.J
United State* had nothing to fear rom
foreign nations in the shape of a war
like attack. England had already cap
tured the I'nited States financially; had
undercut our cotton spinners and made
18,000,000 in one bond deal. She would
never muke war upon v country which
was producing such revenue for her.
Gorman proposed that tbe debate on
the bill run until S o'clock and a recess
then be taken until 0 o'clock. Some ar
rangement of this kind was, he said,
necessitated by the new plan of printing
instead of engrossing till bills, but the
proposition meeting witb objection, was
abandoned by Gorman.
The question recurring on the battle
ship amendment, Gorman proceeded to
explain what he denominated the most
Important provision in the bill. Although
tbe present appropriation for these ships
was only ifo.iJOO.OOO.thc Government would,
he said, be obliged for a total debt of
114,000,000 or 115,000,000, including the
ships and their armament. It was too
liberal, in his belief, having regard to th,>
condition of the Treasury and the fact
that every business house was econo
Naval officers themselves were divided
as to the propriety of building so many
battleships. Several such ships were now
under construction, none in actual service,
and no one knew their qualities. The
Introduction of hardened armor had rev
olutionized the plan of ships, and it was
not wise to go too fast, for in live years
some genius might develop the art of con
struction to a point where the ships would
be antiquated, There was need of small
sheathed gun-boats for service in the
South. When the Treasury was overflow-'
ing we had made liberal appropriations
for a new navy and had built some splen
did bouts. Yet we reduced revenues, and
the appropriations for the navy had been
iii' reascd until this bill Game to the Sen
ate with a total appropriation of about
|85,0QD,000. The Senate committee had
reduced this to what was still a liberal
appropriation, and he appealed to the
Senate to support tbe committee, for
there was no possibility of paying for
these three ships without selling more
bonds or using the proceeds of those al
ready sold.
Uunton, Democrat, of Virginia, hoped
lin; navy would never be made a party
affair. The I'nited .States Would spend
money, be believed, more cheerfully
for enlarging tbe navy than for any other
Lodge, Republican, of Massachusetts,
urged in favor of the three battle ships
provided fo r by the bill. Russia with a
small Heet of battle ships in Japanese
waters today could dominate the victori
ous Meet of Japanese cruisers.
Lodge paid a higli compliment in the
course of his remarks to Senator Chand
ler, whom he described as the piorieer of
our new navy. We should not confine our
apprehensions .aa to war to Great Britain.
A new star bad arisen in the East, and
the remarkable prowess and achievements
of the Japanese fleet had aroused the
keenest interest among students of naval
affairs. Today the Japanese were the
greatest enemies England must face in the
East. The best guarantee of peace was
the possession of a tiect by the United
States so strong numerically as to insure
our success.
Higgins. Republican, made an earnest
plea for the extension of the navy, both
I from considerations of national pride and
I security and from its beneficent effects
! upon our foreign commerce. When the
! inevitable man on horseback made bisap
! pea ranee in France that country would
: rush to war. Tho United States made a
pan of the European balance of power,
and we would he affected in spite of our
selves, and perhaps, without a single as
piration in common witb either, the
United States would be found siding with
Russia and France, und at enmity with
Great Britain and the Dreibund.
Proctor, Republican of Vermont, took
the occasion to say a few words in sup
port of land defenses as opposed to ships
from the point of economy. He believed
the committee had acted very wisely in
n duclng the number of projected battle
Mitchell, Democrat of Wisconsin, said
Great Britain was the only nation that
could compete Witb the United States
fairly in a naval struggle. Our navy was
today stronger than it had ever been save
in time of actual war. We have now forty
nine ships almost complete, some of them
the best of their class in the world. We
ought not to go on lavishing millions on
these great hulks of battle-ships for the
purpose of making a show.
At this point Mr. Cockrell, Democrat,
presented the conference report on the
sundry civil appropriation bill.
Mr. Frye expressed regret at the action
of the conference relative! to tlie retire
ment of tlie revenue marine officers, be
ing a distinct discrimination against and
an injustice to these officers.
Mr. Cockrell remarked: -'it was that
or nothing.''
Mr. Stewart, Populist of Nevada, uttered
a warning against the projected monetary
conference, holding that it was a device of
the enemy to defer the day when silver
should be rehabilitated.
Mr. Wolcott, Republican of Colorado,
defended the monetary conference as it
was reported, holding that, the House
amendment relative to the appointment
of the House members of the conference
by the next Congress should be concurred
in. He and his colleague had been at
tacked in the newspapers of
their own state as untrue to
silver, for stabbing silver in tbe back.
Whatever might be the reason for tlyse
criticisms, he was glad in these closing
days of Congress that he had had the op
portunity to attempt to reach out and
seek to induce the help and meet the na
tions of the world in a final effort to do
away with the poverty and suffering and
paralysis which had overtaken humanity.
The conference report on the sundry
civil bill was then concurred in, and the
naval bill came up again.
Mr. Gorman renewed his request for a
final vote on the naval bill prior to 10
o'clock tonight.
This agreement was entered into by
unanimous consent, and, after passage
with an amendment of a House bill appro
priating $50,000 for the payment ol sal
aries of Judges and court officers in Okla
homa at 6 p. m., a recess was taken until
8:30 o'clock.
U At H:!I0 o'clock tho Senate galleries were
rilled to overflowing and great crowds
stood in line in the corridors, seeking to
gain admission.
The attendance of the Senators was
small and scattering early in the evening,
but was augmented to nearly its full
strength as the time for the iinal vote on
the naval bill drew near.
Mr. Chandler supported the amendment
providing for the two battle-ships.
His review of the development of our
new navy was followed with close inter
est. At one time be said, we were spend
ing about $15,000,000 annually for thejim
provement of the navy, now our expendi
tures reached $2),000,000 annually for that
purpose, and lie hoped it would be con
Mr. Hawley, Republican of Connecticut,
urged the need of being ready for war.
He said there was no knowing when it
would come: that it was possible any
day that some stubborn nation might lay
her hands on Hawaii, compelling us to
say "hands otl."
At 10 o'clock the vote was taken on the
amendment fixing the number of vessels
at two instead of three and it was agreed
to, to 21).
Yeas—Allen, Allison, Bates, Berry,
Blackburn, Call, Cockerell, Chandler,
Camden, Culloni, Daniel, Faulkner,
Gorman, Gray. Harris, Jones of Ar
kansas, Kvle," Lindsay, Martin, Mitch
ell of Wisconsin, Morrill, Palmer
I'effer, Pcttigrew, Proctor, Pugh, Ran
som, Roach, Teller, Vest, Vilas' Wolcott
Nays—Aldrich, Blanchard, Burrows,
Butler, CameronJ Carey, Dubois, Frye,
Gibson, Gordon, Hale, Hawley, Higgins,
Hour, Hunton, McLaurin, Manderson,
Mitchell of Oregon, Morgan, Murphy,
Perkins, Piatt, Quay, Squire, Stewart,
Walsh, White, Wilson—2o. The provision
striking out twelve torpedo boats and in
serting six light draught composite gun
boats of about 1000 tons displacement at
$230,000 was agreed to. Another provision
for three torpedo boats, one to.'guard the
Pacilic, one the Mississippi River and one
the Gulf of Mexico, were adopted.
.\n amendment was adopted remitting
the penalties against tlie builders of the
Yorktown, Philadelphia and Newark.
The naval appropriation bill was then
passed without division.
Blackburn presented another conference
report on the diplomatic and consular
appropriation bitf, stating that no ugree
ment had been reached on the Hawaiian
cable, and no probability the House would
over yield. Tbe bill would fail in tbe
Senate if persisted in keeping tlie cable
appropriation in tbe bill. He said the bill
was doomed to fail even if the whole
Houses acquiesced.
Hawley asked if it was meant to inti
mate that the Preaident would veto the
bill. ' - l am not ahe to say," replied
Blackburn, "that the President would
veto it, but I know that if 1 were Presi
dent I would veto it."
Blackburn warned the Senate that
another insistence on the cable might be
an extra session. Ho thought perhaps
that might be desirable, as he believed it
would show the next Congress as helpless
In dealing with the financial question as
this Congress bad been. Ho moved that the
Senate recede from the Hawaiian amend
ment. White, Democrut of California,
announced that he had heartily supported
the cable item, but he now felt compelled
to change his vote.
Blackburn's motion to recede on the
cable itom.WftS then put to a vote und car
ried without a division. The conference
report on the diplomatic and consular bill
wus then agreed to.
The Senate then went into executive
session and the galleries were cleared of
tlie large crowds.
At 1:55 a. m. the doors were opened
and the regular session resumed. The
conference agreement on the deficiency
bill was prcsen ted.
Mr. Stewart moved the abandonment
of the appropriation for the Southern Pa
cilic and Mr. Higgins criticised the
abudonment of French spoliation claims.
Mr. Mitchell of Oregon said that the
Senate had surrendered everything ami
he hoped the Senate would reject the re
port and if necessary defeat the bill. The
agreement was sustained.
The motion to reconsider tbe report by
which the bill for the suppression of lot
tery traffic was passed was tabled.
Mr. Power, Republican of Montana, pre
sented another copy of the credentials of
Mr. Carter, Senator-elect, and withdrew
the former credentials which were criti
cised by Mr. Hoar.
The pro vi son inserted by the Senate in
the suimryleivil bill by three of its mem
bers to the prospective International
monetary conference has been the cause
of consdcrable rivalry between the factions
on both sides of the'chamber as to repre
sentation on the commission.
From the time the amendment was
voted on by the Senate the silver men.
believing themselves to be in the majority
in the Senate, have assumed that they
would be allowed to name all three of Un
delegates on the purt of the Senate, and
this was at lirst apparently conceded to
them by the unti-silvermen. Consequent
ly when a petition Was circulated last
night asking Senator Junes of Arkansas,
Daniels and Teller of Colorado, all free
coinage advocates, to allow the use of
their names foi positions as delegates,
there was comparatively little objection
heard. Some of the anti-silver men de
clined to sign the petition but others did.
- It was not long until a murmur arose
against the programme to select none but
silver men from the Senate. This soon
grew into an animated protest on the
part of silver antagonists.
■ Three were, of course, conferences be
tween the contending interests, when the
anti-silverites confessed that it was their
jiurpose to secure representation on the
■ Senatorial delegation or throw the eeleo*
tion of th« entire commission into tbfj
hande of the President.
It was ultimately arr ranged that tbt
matter should be settled In executive;
session and that Mr. Wolcott moved that
the Senate proceed to tho consideration
of executive business.
Senator Vilas led off against the ?elsc
tion of three pronounced silver advocates
from the Senate.
Senator Mitchell of Oregon and Woleott
of Colorado, contended to the contrary.
Senators tlruy and Morrill sustained
Mr. Vilas in his contention.
Tlie mimes of Senators Teller, Jones,
Daniel and Allison were put forward by
their friends.
The mention of Mr. Allison's name
brought that gentleman to his feet with
the statement Unit he did not desire to
be selectd ns a member of the conference.
He, however, made a brief speeh advo
cating the election of conservative men
who would represent all shades Of
opinion and tho entire country.
He continued that such a course will ba
in the interest of silver.
Senator Aldrich followed in much tha
same spirit.
The Senuto at 3:15 a. m. entered upon
the consideration of unobjected bills on
the calendar and at the conclusion of
these will take v recess until Monday at
9:30 a. m.
After an All-Night Session the Lower Branch
ol Congress Still Works
Washington, March 3.—After the sharp
light last night over the Senate provision
in the sundry civil bill appropriating
$5,000,000 for the payment of sugar boun
ties earned up to June 30, 1805, which re
sulted in the adoption of an amendment
shortly after midnight this morning, tha
session drugged wearily on through tha
watches of the night until the sundry
civil und Indian appropriation bills bad
been sent back to conference.
As the gray dawn was breaking tha
House took a recess until 'J. o'clock this
afternoon, und the wornout members hur
ried home to catch a few hours' rest and
nerve themselves for the siege which
promises to last until tomorrow noon.
When the Speaker again took tlie chair
at '2 o'clock, more than half the members
were in their seats. The bright sunshine
and balmy air of tho spring (lay and the.
attraction of tho excitement of tho closing
hoursof a dying Congress, drew thousands
to the public galleries. The private gal
leries arc ulso thronged. No conference
reports weie read when the House recon
vened, ami the Speaker recognized several
of the members clamoring for an oppor
tunity to secure consideration of measures
of local or personal interest to them.
The following bills were passed: The
Senate bill to increase the pension of
the widow of Joseph H. Potter from $30
lo $f>o; v joint resolution providing for
the two houses of Congress in the dedica
tory exercises of the Chickamauga mili
tary park next September; Senate resolu
tion making provision for a digest of the
laws and decisions relating to the appoint
ment, salary and compensation of officers
of the United States courts, and also the
Senate bill for the relief of Silas P. Keller.
A motion to suspend the rules and pass
a bill granting a pension of $100 to General
John li. McClernand encountered the ag
gressive opposition of Mr. Jones, Demo
crat of Virginia, This opposition drew
from Mr. Sickles, the one-legged hero of
Gettysburg, an eloquent appeal that fairly
made the ceiling ring with plaudits from
the floor and galleries.
"Let us pass one good bill," said Mr.
Sickles, "as an atonement for all the bail
ones we have passed. A grateful country
should not allow General John McCler
nand to die iv poverty. I remember the
words of Lincoln to me when he spoke of
Douglas, Dix, Logan and McClernand.
In my humble way I had offered my ser
vices ior the Union ami Mr. Lincoln said
to me that the action of such men as
Logan. Dix and McClernand and my
sell bad lifted a great burden from lus
shoulders. If there is to be a party war,
said he, then it cannot succeed, but when
1 see great Democratic, leaders coming
forward from the ranks, I lift up my
hands and thank God that such success is
within our grasp.''
At the conclusion of Mr. Sickles speech
the hill was passed with a whirl. A series
of resolutions to pay the funeral expenses
of House employees who had died during
this Congress and the hill to instruct the
auditing of the quartermaster claims of
John yuinn of St. I.ouis were passed,
after which Mr. Holman called up the
second conference report on the Indian
appropriation bill, which shotted the Sen
ate had abandoned one item, to appro
priate $8,000 for the Miami Indians of In
diana, thus leaving two Senate amend
ments still in dispute.
After some debate the House decided
to further hold to its disagreement on
both amendments in dispute and the
bill was again sent to conference. Then
atH:lo p. m. a recess was taken until 7:00
p. m.
There were but few members present
when the House met after recess, at 7:30.
'ihe hill to prohibit, thn sale of intoxicat
ing liquors to Indians, which had been
objected lo when brought up before, waa
culled up by Mr. Meiklcjohn, and passed.
At X o'clock the conference report on tha
sundry civil bill was called up by Sayers
When the proposition for an interna
tional monetary conference, to which tha
House conference had acceded, was
reached, the silver men demanded time.
Sibley called attention to the satisfaction
Witb which the proposition for a mone
tary conference had been received by the
monometallic press of the East, on tha
ground that it might lead to some adjust
ment by which silver could obtain a larger
legitimate use.
••The friends of silver," Sibley declared
"have held the doctrine that a wise use
of silver was necessary because they saw
the curses thut had tollowed the falling of
prices the world over. What the United
States should do is to act, not to consult,
and lie expressed the opinion that a
monetary conference would simply post
pone tlie daywhen silver could go to the
mints for free coinage on the same terms
with gold." Simpson said the proposition
for v conference was the same old game,
twice played on the people, of holding
out a promise that would never be real
ized. It would postpone free coinage at
least six years, and six more years of the
gold standard would so complete the
financial bondage of the country as to
make it forever impossible to break the
power of the gold kings. He was opposed
to again entering on the farce of a mone
tary conference.
Mr. Pence in a ringing speech argued
that no good could come from a monetary
commission. "Possibly," he said, "it
might result in something if the speaker
should name as members of the commit
tee from the house three presidential can
didates. I trust if the speaker is called
on to make selections he will not over
look the distinguished Republican leader,
Mr. Heed." With some bitter sarcasm,he
detailed the address of the silver Demo
crats issued last Friday. He commended
the bold, courageous and manly action of
those who hud signed the address, but
rebuked some of them for already looking
with favor on the proposition.
Mr Springer called Mr. Pence's atten
tion to the fact that the proposition for
a conference had emanated from the sil
ver men in the Senate, not from the gold
men. Mr. Hepburn, Republican of lowa,
favored the proposition for a conference.
At a time when the great gold countries
of the world were showing hrst symptoms
of a favorable sentiment towards silver,
he expressed his surprise that avowed
friends of silver like Mr. Pence and Mr.
Simpson should oppose propositions for a
monetary conference. By neat parliamen
tary maneuvers, Mr. Cannon got the
Moor at this iioint and yielded his time to
Mr. Sayers, who immediately cutoff de
bate by demanding the previous ques
tion. The conference repi rt wus adopted
but the sundry civil bill Was 1
far as tho House is cot
bills were then hurried I
imous consent, among t
calling on the Presides
Or. Price's Cream F <<' i& Po*vd*r
World's Pair Highest f

xml | txt