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THE SALT LAKE RAILROAD A Debate of Two Hours Occupies tbe State Senate LOS ANGELES IS ALLRIGHT Warm Speeches Made by Many of the Members No Reason Why the Northern End of the State Should Not Take Care of Itself. This End Can. Sacramento, March 11.—The afternoon was taken up with a reconsideration o the Salt Lake bill in the Senate; for over two hours thej debute lasted, all the leading orators, except Gesford, who was absent, making speeches. Senator Hart called the bill up aud asked for a recon sideration on the score that it wus un constitutional and that if one county wus allowed to bond,others would be asking the same privilege and his county. Sacramento would soon be in the second class and could rush into debt to build railroads also. Senator Mathews replied that the bill only affected his county. That his people would risk the constitutionality of the proposition, and that they wcr* pro gressive, go-ahead people and that there was no danger of Sacramento reaching the population of Los Angeles very soutn. Senator McGowan said he Came from a section that produced only butter, salmon and squaws, cmt he must light for the constitution of the state and its observ ance. He proceeded to make a speech in direct opposition to the position he took when the woman's rights question was up for debate last week. Then he said pass the hill and let the courts decide upon its constitutionality. Here he said we must not pass a bill if it is unconsti tutional, because we have sworn to sup port and maintain the constitution. McGowan talked for an hour. Orr opposed the bill because he feared the people of Los Angeles might be pinched by the proposed railroad. .Mathews replied to both McGowan and Or* • lie showed the inconsistency of the form." I ', snd read telegrams from Mullen, Bluett it Co., Jacoby Brothers and other prominent citizens of Los Angeles to show tire class of people in Los Angeles who desi red the passage of the bill. He sa d that twenty-two telegrams from lead ing citizens of Lis Angeles had been re ceived from him favoring the report. Continuing, Mathews said that the peo ple of Los An.seles county or any other county had the right to do as they pleased about."going into debt and they were not obliged to ask the distinguished gentle men from the north to come clown and take rare of thttm and protect them from themselves fir from the railmrds. McGowan said he was sorry the distin guished gentlemen from Los Angeles- Mathews—took each a narrow and sec tional view of the case. •■The Senator frcun Los Angeles, myself 1 and every Senator is not the representa tive of a section, bint of the state of Cali fornia. The people ot Los Angeles are as much mv people as they are the people of the Senator who has been chosen from that district, and I am bound to look after their interests." Then the Senator from Humboldt launched into a lengthy debate again on the constitutionality «f the bill, and finally, as it was after .5 o'clock, the bill was called for reconsideration. There were 24 ayes, 18 noes and three Senators absent or' not voting. McGowan tried to force a linal vote on the bill, hut it went over until tomorrow on motion of Bert, wihen it will come up immediately after tihe reading oi the iournal. ' It has been coni.luided to lower the maintenance for tiie Whuttier State School, and iiiO.ooo, the figure iv the appropria tion hill, is reduced to 9200,000 by a spe cial bill. Senator Androus, in v speech, intro duced a special bill, saying the superin tendent of the institution bad found it could be maintained with economy, al though the number of children was in creasing, on $200,000, and Southern Cali fornia only wanted for her public institu tions what was actually needed. Neither the trustees nor the officers of the Whit tier school had been in Sacramento lobby ing for that institution and ft was pro posed to set an example to the rest ol the Mate for economy by cutting down the appropriation voluntarily after it had passed. There was tremendous applause from the Senate and the galleries. The hill was made a special order for Wednesday morn ing and everyone crowded around An drous to congratulate him on the course he had taken to praise the school and its management and superintendent. The Governor has appointed Mrs. John W. Mitchell a trustee ol the Whittier stale school to succeed Dr. Haynes, whose term expires in a few days. A lady will proba bly be appointed on each board as a vucaney occurs. SENATE PROCEEDINGS Wellington's Motion Regarding Population. Some Other Hatters Sacramento, March 11. —In the Senate on motion of Withington of San Diego for the Judiciary Committee statement of population of the various counties based on calculation from the gubernatorial vote was stricken out and arbitrary figure of population inserted us given by each Senator. This was done to meet Karl's objection urged Suturduy evening to niocle of classification by population. Under adopted classification there arc lifty-scven classes, each county forming a class, Sau Francisco lirst, Los Angeles second, Ala meda third, Santa Clara fourth, Sacra mento fifth, Sonoma sixth, San Joaquin Seventh, San Diego eighth, Fresno ninth, Kan Bernardino tenth, and so on to Al pine, fifty-seventh. Hart of Sacramento caused a debate by a proposed amendment, which wus lost, to have supervisors in cities of the twenty tilth class (Kern) name a paper for official advertising. Another amendment by Hurt carried, giving counties one extra deputy sheriff und two extra county clerks for each additional superior judge. Amend ments were made following in the lead of the amendment by Biggy of San Fran cisco, result in giving tax collectors or as sessors no commissions for personal prop erty collections, but to make salaries pay ment in full. The bill went to the printer Slid was made a special order for Wednes day. It was agreed to reconsider the vote by which Mathews' bill wus passed permit tii.g l.os Angeles county to issue bonds to build the Suit Lake road, The bill was made a special order for tomorrow morn* ing. .v lull was passed appropriating 13000 deficiency /or putting in beating ami ventilating apparatus for the San .lose Normal School, The Retrenchment Com mittee's bill giving the Stall-Board of F.\ am lucre power to fix compensation and to ..• I tec the number of all employees paid put of statu appropriations, including those of al! slate institutions, caused a live!) deahte, Burl of Alameda and Hart of Sui raraonto opposed the bill, but Burke oi Siitttu Cru/., Withiimton of San Diego, 1 '.ncford of Sail Joaquin, Ott of Ventura and Seymour of ban Bernardino favored the idea as n desirable measure of ex momy. Hart said the Board of Ex aminers had UU more business to run the tltato University than a blacksmith to run a jewelry store. Despite all.tactics to tlofcit ii the bill passed by a vote uf 'il to 11 BarJ gave notice of reconsid eration. The county government bill was report ed back from the judiciary committee with slight amendments as to the duties and salaries of Assessors, and a discus sion of the bill occupied the entire morn ing session. At the evening session bills wore passed prescr blng taxation for telephone com panies: appropriating $3500 for C.F.Wells for injuries received while a member of foe National Guard; prohibiting the sale of spirituous liquors within one mile of the State University or sttite prisons; ap propriating $.'i(l,000 for the erection and operation of rock-crushing plants nt the state prisons to prepare materials for highways; providing* for the control of the Home for the Inebriate at San Fran cisco; amending the law relative to the conduct of elections; providing for a board of building and loan society com missioners; amending the law relative to the government of Sutter county levee district No. 2; amending the act of ISH7 relative to the adulteration of wine; amending election law rami providing for a new board of non-partisan election com missioners in San Francisco : reducing the number of Superior Judges in Tulare county from two to one; providing for franchises for elevated and underground railroads. A new bill was introduced by Androus of Los Angeles reducing the appropria tion for the Whittier school from $210,000 to $200,000. A bill paying the widow of A. W. Mc- Ginnis, who was killed while pursuing Kvans and Sontag, $7600 was made a case of urgency and passed to third read ing. IN THE ASSEMBLY The National Guard Bill Comes Up-Other .Matters Sacramento, March 11.—Assembly—The National Guard reorganization bill was taken up out of order and passed without Opposition. It provides for sixty-nine companies made into three brigades. The bill supplementing the actual act of organizing irrigation districts passed. It enables irrigation districts to dispose of surplus water rights and water already acquired in excess of tho actual needs of the district. A bill creating a board to regulate the practice of architects was refused a third reading. Pendleton gave notice of recon sideration. The Reid amendment was offered and voted down and the water front bill with Powers' amendment was passed by a vote of 80 to 9. At the evening session bills were passed compelling all corporations to pay em ployees monthly and prohibiting assign ments of wages for the purpose of evading provisions of the act: repealing the act of 187S relating to street railroad fares and providing that one fare shall not. be charged for a longer distance than three miles; authorizing the removal of the Home for Adult Blind from Oakland to property at Santa Clara and the sale of the Oakland property; authorizing the state agricultural societies to mortgage their property. Bills paying the claim of Jerome Deasy for $1062, also claims of H. P. Dyer and others for $W>l costs in the case' of the People against the American Refinery Company were refused passage. There "was a debate of over an hour be fore a vote was taken.and the railroad bill passed by a vote of sixty to nine. Powers and Dinkelspiel of San Francisco, Phelps of Sau Mateo, Waymire of Alameda and Bledsoe of Humboldt argued for the bill and for giving the proposed competing road every facility, while Brusic of Sacra mento, Bulla of Los Angeles, McKelvcy of Orahge and Hied of Trinity opposed the bill as presented with the Powers amendment. The nine voting against the passage of the bill were: Reid, Wade of Napa, Weyse of Los Angeles, Hatiield and Brusie olSacramento, Cutter of Yuba, Bulla of Los Angeles and Baker of Sunt:: Barbara, Populist. The bill goes to the Senate tomorrow, where a battle is ex pected. Among the bills passed was that abol ishing the oltice of Attorney of the State Harbor Commissioners of San Francisco; also adding new sections to the code on civil procedure relative to attachments and foreclosure of mortgages; state prison committee's bill providing for the consol idation of prisons and removal of the state printing office to Folsom defeated last week, was reconsidered, but again voted down. SPECULATORS ARE PERTURBED An Advance of Four and One-Half Per Cent in Wheat San Francisco, March 11.—The crop re ports sent out by the Government are such that speculators in wheat were at i. ver heat today owing to an advance of i\i oenti iver the ruling price of Satur day, wnich was MO cents. The grain supply is particularly short in the Dakotas, Nebraska ami Kansas, where it is reported thut there is not grain enough left for the spring sowing and immediate use. The conditions are reversed in favor of California, where farmers have been feeding their stock on wheat for the past three months, trying to get rid of the surplus whicli has accumulated during the past two years, and where the demands were not great enough to ex haust the stock. BRAVE WORK BY A GENERAL Peace Agreement Still in Progress in the Orient The Taking ol Din Shotalin Was Accomplished Only by Splendid (ieneraship of the Troops London, March 11. —A Shanghai dis patch to the Times says a Chinese force of 7000 men, supported by thirty guns, was attacked by the Japanese at Din Shotalin on Saturday last. General Katsura commanded the center division of the Japanese army, which fought bravely. General Oku wus in com mand of the right wing of the troops, The left wing was composed of Yantu gata's soldiers from Kaping. The attack was successful and in two hours the Chi nese fled towards Chin Chow, losing -tut) men. The Japanese loss was ten killed. After burning Din Shotalin for strategic reasons, the Japanese re-crossed the LioO' A dispatch to the 'Times from Pekit) says the Chinese Government, through the United states ministers, Messrs. Den by und Dun, have already agreed upon the points in the peace conference regarding the independence of Corea, tiie cession of territory and money indem nity, the amount to be agreed upon by the envoys. It is expected the agreement Will he signed at an curly dale. THREE HUNDRED KILLED A Battle Occurred Between Oovernmcnt Troops and Insurgents Buenos Ayres, March 11.—Advices from Limit are to the effect that an engagement has been (ought at Cabanilias, Pern, be tween Government troops and insurgents. The Government forces were defeated with a loss of three hundred killed. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy gives the best satisfaction ot any cough medi cine 1 handle, and as a seller leads all other preparations In this market. I recommend it because it is the best medicine 1 evev handled for coughs, colds and croup. A. \V. Baldridge, Mil lersville, ill. For sale by Off A Vaughn, Fourth and Spring streets, and C. F. Ueinzemau, 222 X. Main street, druggists. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder World's Fair Highest Award. LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 12, 1895. There a new artist in town. It is a matter for speculation how low long he will stay here. The fact that a committee was recently appointed by the Police Commis sioners to arrange for a summer uniform for the patrolmen gave' him the peg upon Which to hang the above illustration. He is a man with ideas on the subject of dress and other things, and has not learned that ideas often lead to jail. As a sample of idea on dress, he has attired a member of the force in a costume (or the lack of It) somewhat like that of the South African Zulu. In extenuation of his offense he urges that the policeman thus attired would present rather a striking appearance, and that the uniform can be made at a very low figure, and that every policeman could secure one without requesting, or even desiring, an increase of salary. He insists that as this is an era of dress reform, the time fias arrived for the guardians of the pnblib peace to fall into line and get up to date in that respect. BONDING OF CAR LINES An Amicable Suit Brought in San Francisco Courts I. W. HELLMAN INTERESTED Consolidation of All the Systems in the Bay City George H. Whittell Files a Separate Suit and Will See That the Game Is Blocked San Francisco, March 11.—The amicable suit to determine the validity of Market street bonds has been complicated by tbe attitude of George H. Whittell, one of the stockholders who opposes the consolida tion of street railways for the extension oi which the seventeen million dollar bonds were issued. Whittell's attorney charged that the suit was not genuine, and that the railroad company and the bondholders were in collusion. I. W. Hellman, president of the Nevada Bank, and other captalists, have agreed to take $1,000,000 worth of the bonds if the Supreme Court approves of the recent consolidation. Hellman explained his amicable suit by affirming that the mar gin of profit in purchasing corporate bonds is small, and that attacks made by gen uine stockholders who think they have a genuine grievance are not infrequent but that often such attack is made by profes sional stockholders who purchase a few shares merely for the sake of taking ad vantage of some Haw or defect which acci dent or inadvertence has caused to exist in proceedings for the authorization and is suance of the bonds; that litigation over such attacks, if it occurs, usually eats up whatever margin of profit there would otherwise be in the investment. So, as a measure of ordinary business prudence, the suit was begun to determine the lia bility of the stockholders issuing the bonds. Tne insertion of the value of the Central Railroad Company's stock was the point on which the stockholders di vided, Whittell wishing it placed at $500, --000. Attorney Robert Y. Hayne, in an affi davit tiled* with the Supreme Court, says: "George Whittell admitted that his shares of stock in the Central Rialroad Company were only worth $1000, but offer ed if he were paid $10 000 for it, he would make no further opposition to the pro ceedings. After upbraiding him for such conduct, 1 left the room." The bond makers and bond takers then trieil to drop Whittell from the case as an intervenor, but he brought suit on his own account and is now wedged among those who are trying to settle the matter in friendly fashion. The stockholders who have" objected to the consolidation will thus have a representation through him. I BEAT HIS TENANT'S WIFE Sensation Caused by a Landlord at Santa Rosa Santa Rosa, March 11.—Quite an excite ment wiiS caused by the arrest of Edward Steiger, an old German living between here and Sonoma, who is charged with beating ihe wife of one of his tenants named Smith. Mrs. Smith is in deli cate condition and she claims Steiger came to the farm, while her husband Was absent and caught her by the throat, threw her down, bruised her up badly ami pulled out a lot of her hair. She says there is an old well near the house and that Steiger got hold of her and tried to carry her to it and throw her in. While she was struggling with him the family dog jumped on Steiger and by hitiug him furiously compelled him to leave her and the place. Steiger claims she was the aggressor. nary Lease and the Charities Topeka, Kits., March IL—Mary Eliza beth Lease, the noted Populist orator, has not made up her mind to give up her place on the Hoard of Charities to George A. Clark, although he has been appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. She claims her time will not ex pire until February, 1896, and if her law yer can find a law to sustain her claim she will make a light in the courts. Rupture To the people who are suffering from rupture. Prof. Joseph l'andry, formerly of Berlin, Ger many, now of Santa Barbara, is practical rup tore specialist and truss manufacturer, ln formation free whereby you can become cured Those having tried all kiuds of patent trusses and found no relief, also have given up all hope, to those people I am Calling their atten tion and especially ask them to tend me their addre s. A ROW IN THE NAVY CORPS The Men at Vallejo are Kick* ing About Rations UNDUE RESTRICTIONS MADE The Messers Not Properly Provided With Hard Tack Explanation at the Yard Sounds Well, but the rien are Still Hungry—Chance for an Investigation Washington, March 11.—The complaint that comes from Vallejo, California, of undue restrictions upon the commutation of rations of sailors on the Monterey and Olympia, was ascribed by officials of the Navy department to interested shop-keep ers in town who profited largely by the sailors' trade. As explained at the Navy department it has been customary to allow the com mander of the vessel to use discretion as to the number of rations. This led to the trouble. In some cases the commanding officer was very severe in restricting the number of commutations, in others the privilege was extended without restriction, so there was complaint among sailors of discrimination. Again it has been found when the ship wus called upon suddenly to put to sea, the messers were not proper ly supplied with rations, owing to the number of commutations. In one cuse the entire marine guard of the ship wus rationless owing to the de falcation of the caterer, who got drunk and spent the mess money placed in his case. Department officials came to the conclusion that some rule was necessary to regulate the commutation of rations, and an order was issued limiting the number which might be so eorumutated to one in each four suilors. In an ordin ary mess of twenty men this would amount to $46.50 a month, a sum sufficient in the opinion of the department to sup plement tho regular navy ration with luxuries. Is is contended at the Navy department that the present naval ration is the best in the world, and the American sailor re ceives as much food in one meal as the British sailor does in tlie whole day. AFTER TRAINROBBERS Detectives Looking for Clews Near Woodland. One Arrest Woodland, Cal., March 1. —Detectives have been Hitting about the city for the past two weeks, and it is reported that they have evidence that may lead to the arrest of the men who held up the train near Sheep Camp last October. On March 2d v young man named "Brock" Hannum, who works on his brother's] ranch near Willows, wus arrested, ostensi bly for threatening his brother's life, but this charne is considered a ruse to hold him until other arrests can he made. In formation rouched the detectives that young Hannum had been acting in a sus picious manner and that he had been carrying food to his confederates, who were thought to be concealed in the mountains back of Willows. A hunter came upon two men in the mountains, and Wednesday a heavily armed posse left Williams to capture the robbers. Thoy came upon two young men who proved to be peaceful hunters from Winters, and the posse returned empty handed. Han num bears a good reputation, and it is not bieieved he knows anything about the robbery. LAST DAY OF THE SESSION The Lieutenant-Governor of Indiana Calls a Halt Indianapolis, March IL—Lieutenant- Governor Nye ruled today that the Sen ate could not pass any bills, as it was the last day of tho session. Speaker Adams of the House made an opposite ruling, allowing bills to be passed. There was an animated scene in the Lieutenant-Governor's room at noon after the Legislature adjourned. Mr. Nye was signing bills when Governor Matthews came in. He wus visibly excited and said he had three bills before the Senate which ought to be acted upon. One was against prize lighting. "Under your ruling," declared Gov ernor Matthews, "these bills cannot be passed. You should not have made such a ruling." "My ruling was according to the con stitution.' and the Licutentmt-Governor reached for a hook and read the section. "I am willing to waive my rights un der the constitution," said Governor Matthews. "Well, lam not. What is the constitu tion made for if it is to be disobeyed? Is it made for the whole people or lust for the Governor of Indiana?' 1 said Mr. Nye. "You made a wrong ruling two years ago." "I say I did not," said the Lieutenant- Governor, bringing his rlst down on tlie table before him. "I ruled then that, a bill under consideration on Saturday night at adjournment was proper to be brought up Monday." "Well, if those bills are lost I will hold you responsible for them." "I don't care a — for your bills. They have been before the Senate for some time. Why were they not brought up and passed before this?" "1 don't know." "I don't either. I know I did not in terfere with them, and I will not change my ruling." HOUNDED TO DEATH The Last Words ot Suicide Walmer to His Wife San Piogo, March I.— An Inquest was held today over the remains ol .I.Walmer, who committed suicide hist Snturday. There were six or eight witnesses ex amined. Mrs. Walmer said that her husband came home about noon lost Saturday and was complaining about being "hounded to death," and seemed afraid that he would be arrested again. He was in tlie kitchen at the time und threatened to kiil himself. At that moment he took v bottle from his vest pocket, and, knocking the stopper off, swallowed some of the con tents. Other witnesses showed that this was chloroform, taken presumably to deaden the pain of strychnine he had taken pre viously, amounting to about eight grains. A verdict was returned by the.jtiry of "suicide by poison administered by his own hand." The funeral will he held tomorrow. The hearing in the case of Frank Kthridge, charged with complicity in the forgery case, on account of which Walmer suicided, has been deferred for a few days. Meanwhile time Kthridge is out on $2000 bail, and further arrests are probable. THE INSURANCE WAR Matters Further Complicated by ■ New Fight Between Agents San Francisco, March 11.—The insur ance situation wus further complicated to day by a difference between Mann it Wil son's general agency and Hagau Broth ers.formerly Mann A Wilson's city agents. Under the rules of the new compact abol ishing city agencies, the members of tho firm of Hagau it Co. were offered posi tions at Salaries as canvassers. The city agents declined this proposition, wheie upon Mann ifc Wilson seized Hagan's books. Hagau arranged to reinsure in the Hartford and announced a cut of 60 per cent in dwelling rates. Now the two firms are issuing counter circulars to pa trons and cutting business risks from "5 to IK) per cent. Mann <t Wilson are gen eral agents of the Lancashire, the Girurd, the St. Paul, the Agricultur ! and the Teutonic companies, all of which are in the compact. A YOUNQ BOY'S SCHEME He Profited by the Confidence of a Sick Woman Marysvillc, Cal., March 11. — Edward Kremple, a lti-year-old boy, has been arrested on a charge of opening another's mail. A young woman named Amy Mac intosh became ill and confided to Krem ple that if her friend S. B. Nichols of Winneruucca knew she was ill he would send her money. Kremper then wrote a letter to Nicolls. signing the girl's name and asking for $10. The money was sent and also a second time in response to a request for aid, Kremple received the mail. Nicolls ascertained that the girl never received the money,hence the hoy's arrest. He admits having opened the let ters, but says they contained no money. Little Work Being Done San Francisco, March 11.— George Stone, one of the contractors who has in charge the work of extending the line of the coast division southward towards Santa Barbara, is in the city, and says that lit tle is being done at present, only a small gang of men being employed. It will re quire three months to complete the bridge across the Santa Maria river, he says, al though the work is being pushed night and day. Mr. Stone is hopeful that after the ar rival of G. I. Huntington, who is ex pected in this city in a few days, the word may be given out to push the line through "to Santa Harbara. The connec tion could be made in about fifteen months, Mr. Stone says. Found Drowned Woodland, Cal. March 11.—A special to the Democrat from Knights Landing says: James Dunham and Joe McKlroy two young men employed on' H. B. Hig gins r farm, went out for a boat ride in the water that covered the tule basin, on Saturday afternoon. About four miles south of Gold Grove Point they came up on the body of a man, lying face down in about two feet of water. The body is sup posed to be that of John W. McClure, who disappeared on the 2d of January. FLAMES IN A GOLD MINE A Great Fire Raging in the Shaft House of the Sultan The Blaze Started In the Shaft House and Spread Rapidly—Hen in the nine Minneapolis, March 11.—A special to the Tribunfe front Winnipeg says: The shaft house at the famous Sultan gold mines, fourteen miles from Kat Port age, caught tire early this afternoon, and before tlie tlames were discovered they completely enveloped the building. This, of course, shut off the air supply to tho mine, in which were working twenty to twenty-five miners. A messenger who arrived at Hal Portage from the mine at 8 o'clock to day, says when he left at l o'clock only four men had been brought up. A number of doctors were working over these in the hope of resuscitating them, but with small chances of success. The other men in the mine were certainly suffocated, and ate practically given up for lost. The shaft machinery being de stroyed, hindered the work ol rescue. The fumilies of the men live at Rut Portage and there is great excitement, as their only communication with the line is a circuitous and somewhat dangerous wagon trail. Further particulars are expected tonight. A PIGEON RACE Winged Messengers to Fly Between San Francisco and Portland San Francisco, March 11.—A pigeon race is being arranged for next June, the course to be from this city to Portland, Ore., a distance of over TOO miles on un "air lino track." Seven birds have gone into training for the race, with a $500 stake and ten times this sum in side bets. The owners are rival pigeon fanciers of Portland, H. Mills and F. Hoffman. The trainer started the birds on a trial trip at 9 this morning. They are expected to arrive at Portland in twenty-three hours. The pigeons will be sent to and fro over the air line track ut frequent intervals until the day of the race. An Oyster Dredger Swamped Oxford, Md., March IL—During a heavy gale yesterday the oyster dredging schooner Ida V. Seward capsized iv Broad Creek, and it was supposed the crew of seven were drowned. HAS HYPNOTIC INFLUENCE A Troublesome Prisoner in San Quentin Raises a Row PRISONERS DO AS SHE SAYS Mrs. Martin Created Dissension in the Oakland Jail Physicians Pronounced Her at Death's •■*■ ' but the Woman I* Equal to the Emergencies of a Convict San Francisco, March 11.—Mr*. Mary Martin is the roost troublesome prisoner at Sun Quentin. Besides possessing the DOWer to hypnotize people, she has a vio lent, vindictive temper, and when not Im pelling the women by her strange influ ence to acts of mischief, is in a state of fury with tho officials. Although an inmate of the penitentiary only a few months she has gained the reputation of being an incorrigible and is regarded as a thoroughly dangerous per son. Mrs. Keys, the matron, has been Studying this mysterious woman since lust August, and she shook her head rue fully us she spoke of her. Mrs. Martin was taken to San Quentin on a stretcher, nnd for live months she was ill. During that time she managed to bewitch Mrs. Murry, the woman who attended her, und it became necessary to remove Mrs. Murry from her influence. As Mrs. Murry was not of strong consti tution, she gave way under the nervous strain engendered by the hypnotic state, and lost her mind. By that time Mrs. Martin hud sufficiently recovered to care for herself, and fearing she would begin to practice the art of hypnotism on the other inmates of the female department, it wus deemed wise to lock her in her cell. Notwithstanding this precaution, in a short time she had hypnotic control of several of the women. Although not al lowed free communication with the in mates, she hail hurried conversations with them through the window of her cell. Her opportunity for hypnotising was not propitious, but she used her powers with good effect. The matron, who was on the alert, began to notice that some of the women grew pale aud thin, were acting strangely and seemed to have something on their minds. She watched them close ly and found they were under Mrs. Mar tin's control ami sought interviews with her whenever the opportunity offered. Mrs. Werner, who attempted to set fire to the penitentiary two weeks ago, was also one of Mrs. Martin's victims. She made a full confession to Warden Hale a few days ugo, telling him how she tried to free herself from Mrs. Martin's in fluence, but was unable. She said she was compelled to do as Mrs. Martin willed, and could not resist her command to "keep on playing crazy." The unhappy creature said the hypnotic power over ncr had been like a great weight on her soul, and she begged to he taken away from Mrs. Martin's influence. Colusa's Claim Sacramento, March 11.—The county of Colusa commenced suit in this county auainst Glenn county for the recovery of If I, IB:;. 72, half of the amount of the assess ment of the Northern Railroad Company, which was paid to Glenn county, but which the plaintiff claims should' have been paid to it. La Freckla Death to Freckles. Mme. M. Yale was recently asked the question "which of her discoveries she considered the most wonderful." Her re ply was as follows: La Freckla, because it unmasked my own face from a filthy mass of freckles and gave me the beau tiful rose leaf complexion which you see and which has been admired by the people of every nation. Before I discovered La Freckla I was a freckled face individual disgusted with my own appearance. TodayJl am the envy of every woman who looks at my skin. La Freckla will remove any case of freckles in existence and leave the skin as transparent as crystal. One or two applica tions removes tan and sun burn. It takes ;jfron*i three to nine days to -Hestroy every trace of freckles. It is the only remedy known to the world that does this. Now is the time to use La Freckla, as it strength ens the skin, removes and pre vents freckles and sunburn. #1.00 per bottle. Sold by all druggists or MME. M. YALE, Temple oi Beauty, 110 State street, Chicago.