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TROUBLE IN THE ISLANDS
Senator Hale Declares Himself
in the Thurston Matter
NO EXCLUSIVE INFORMATION
Hoped Nothing Would Occur to Strain
Relations With Dote
The Demvnd for the Recall of the Minister
Is an Unwarranted and Also an
Unprecedented One
WASHINGTON, March 20. — Develop
ments- regardtng Ihe row between Secre
tary Gresham ami Minister Thurston
shows that, when Gresham became con
vinced that the Hawaiian representative
had been talking to newspaper men he
became very angry.
Later Secretary Gresham sent for Minister
Thurston. He took Thurston into a pri
vate room, and in a white rage accused
bim of giving official information to
American newspapers before communi
cating it to the department. Secretary
Gresham says the Hawaiian Minister ad
mitted his act had been "undiplomatic.''
The entry of the Occurrence on the Slate
Department records state the fact and it
is important, as the records wiil form the
official history of the occurrence. Minis
ter Tuurstou today declined to say.
whether lie admitted it was "undiplo
matic." It was a remarkable admission
for him to make, if he did, under the
spell of Secretary Gresham's sweat box.
Old diplomats'say that such an admis
sion from a diplomat would forever dis
qualify him for future service in his cho
sen lielti and cover him with everlasting
disgrace.
The records of the State Department
show that the Hawaiian Minister admitted
he bad been guilty of an undiplomatic
act but that be declined to comply with
Secretary Gresham's request to put the
fact in writing.
This brings Thurston's case on all fours
with the celebrated Catacasey, Which
caused so much comment during the ad
ministration of President Grant. Cata
casey was the Russian Minister here and
it had been clearly shown by tho testi
mony of the newspapei men concerned
that" he furnished the substance _ for
articles published in the New York World
attacking the foreign policy of the admin
istration and criticising bitterly the atti
tude of the United States toward Russia,
then involved in a serious dispute with
Great Britain. Th* Minister specifi
cally denied the responsibility for
the publication although it was
undoubtedly brought home to him
and shown "that he had revised the manu
script before it was printed. Thero were
other grievances against the minister
glowing out of allegations of immorality
and improper conduct towards the Per
kins claim then pending, although those
matters wete not made grounds of official
complaint. On June lii Secretary Fish,
by the direction of President <lrant,
directed our minister to Russia tb inform
the Russian government that the conduct
of Mr. Catacascy both officially and per
sonally have been for some time past such
as to impair hisfusefulneßS to this govern
ment and render intercourse either for
1 ashless or social purposes disagreeable.
Lnder these circumstances tiio interest?
of both countries would be promoted and
relations displayed on a surer footing if
the Russian legation here was to be
changed.
Latest mail from Honolulu has arrived.
Mitll iter Thurston declined to state
whether it contained anything bearing on
the request of Secretary Gresham for Mr.
Thurston's recall. The Minister main
tains the absolute silence on the subject
that he has since tiie report first appeared.
The legation office is open to callers, how
ever, and the usual business proceeds
briskly between Minister Thurston and
"dr. Hastings, secretary of the legation,
'i he*moment the recall is mentioned, Mr.
Thurston aud his assistant lapse into
silence. It is believed from the fact that
the communication relating to Minister
Thurston was sent February 21st., that
there has been ample time for a reply from
the Hawaiian Government in the mail
iust received. Secretary Gresham's note
reached San Francisco in time to catch
a boat which would arrive at Honolulu
about the last of February. Since then
several steamers have left Honolulu,
the last one reaching San Francisco
and Vancouver respectively, about a week
ago. They brought the official mail,
which has now arrived at the legation.
It is known that it contains a long com
munication from Mr. Hatch, the Hawai
ian Minister of Foreign Affairs, as Mr.
Hastings received a brief message saying
that such a communication was on its
way. if the Hawaiian Government has
replied, Mr. Thurston would be the natu
ral and only channel of communication to
the State Department, as he remains the
official representative of Hawaii until his
recall is actually accomplished. That
Secretary Gresham asked for Mr. Thurs
ton's recall there is no longer any doubt,
though the manner in which it was put
is not yet known. It is supposed the
Hawaiian Government will communicate
with its minister and seek his version of
the circumstances before acceding to
Secretary Gresham's request, which In a
measure implies a personal affront to the
individual under the circumstances. The
Communication from Hawaii, li it refers
to the recall, as is thought extremely
likely, may be a short reply to Gresham's
request. Further developments, there
fore, will be watched with gn at interest,
especially the answer of Hawaii as a de
clination to accede to Secretary Gresham's
request doubtless would be lollowed by
Minister Thurston being given his pass
ports, an act equal to tfie severance of
diplomatic relations.
In connection With the later Hawaiian
developments, criticism is made by mem
bers of Congress still in tbe city of the
failure of the Secretary of State tb trans
mit information of his act to Congress
prior to its adjournment March 4th.
The request for Mr. Thurston's recall
was dispatched prior to February 21st.
Congress had been informed officially that
the Government would keep it posted on
Hawaiian affairs, and that it would lie
supplied with the correspondence
relating thereto. Notwithstanding this,
the Congressmen say that no
Senator Hale of Maine was among the
most zealous defenders of the Hawaiian
republic on the Hooi of the senate, but he
does not support Mr. Thurston in the
mattei of the minister's reported recall at
Secretary Gresham on the
"I have no inside or exclusive informa
tion, he said in discussing the matter
today, "but the published reports say that
Mr. I Illusion., recall has been asked be
cause ho made public diplomatic corres
pondence before submitting it to the Sec
retary, If this Is correct be was clearly in
Tbe wrong ami could not expect that the
Secretary would do otherwise than ask for
Ins recall. ll was dually a breach of
official etiquette and is a practice which
•bis country cannot afford to encourage.
1 here might be limes wben such a course
would lead to serious consequences, and
if matters of international importance
§f toMTn' 0 t verolients t ' ia repr i eßentatlves
senate, but that fact, iiit bed fact, should
cut no figure. Thu State Department
could ask nothing of Mr. Thurston except
courtous treatment at his hands in his
official dealings with the department. It
could have no supervision over his in
tercourse witii senators."
"I had hoped," he continued, "that
nothing would happen to strain our rela
tions with the Dole government, for I be
lieve it is a gooil governruen and that
the Hawaiians have a republic which i.s
such in fact as well as in name not like
the Central American republics, includ
ing Mexico, which are nothing but mili
tary despotisms."
A member of the diplomatic corps, long
in the service and well versed in the pro
cedure, said:
"The hooks do not contain a precedent
warranting such a demand for a minis
ter's recall because he has made
condition of facts which' prevails in
his country. In the case of Mr.
Thurston, "he was under no obliga
tion lo give, to the State Department tne
intentions of his Government toward
those convicted of rebellion. It was in
formation as to facts which had really
occurred, and not. of subjects involved in
diplomatic negotiations. The precedents
are agreed thai a minister should noi com
municate willi the press or give opinions
on purely diplomatic questions, but he is
always at liberty to state conditions of
affairs.**
"If the Hawaiian Government can put
U0 with Minister Willis, I think thisGOV
emment might easily overlook such a
trivial matter as that which was made an
excuse lor Minister Thurston's dis
missal," said Senator Frye of Maine.
"It looks to me like a very small piece
of business. As I understand the matter
Mr. Thurston did not give out to the
press official communications, but infor
mation -which he imparted to the news
papers was the summary of the news
conveyed to him by private lettrs.
"I think Mr. Thurston's famous reply
to Blount started the trouble, and ["think
Mr. Thurston was absolutely right in that
reply to Blount The administration has
felt resentful of Mr. Thurston. No other
statement other than that asked in this
dispatch was given for the request foi the
minister'! removal.
'"iUie significant point in the Russian
case Indicated that it was under no obli
gation to make out a case against the
offending minister, but it was sufficient
to canst' his recall to say that he'was ob
jectionable. And so in Mr. Thurston's
case, there probably will be no attempt
made to connect him with the objection
able newspaper publications. It is held
to be sufficient that he rests under sus
picion which may or may not be well
grounded. As to "the outcome there is
much doubt, (oa* it alt rests with the Ha
waiian Government and depends on
whether that Government takes the
ground that its . minister has been at
tacked because of personal reasons, or
whether it may regard the demand for
his recall as the rcsult'of the faithful exe
cution of official charges confided to his
care. 01 course the minister will go in
either case, but if the Hawaiian Govern
ment takes the latter view it will simply
omit to accept another person to succeed
him. and in this case, Mr. Willis, our
minister to Hawaii, will he obliged to
take a loave of absence, just as Mr. Por
ter, our minister to Italy, did when
Baron I'a.va was recalled as the result of
the killing of his fellow-countrymen in
New Orleans a few years ago."
Notwithstanding reports have been in
circulation, it can be stated that no re
quest has been made thus far for the re
call of Minister Muragua of Spain, but be
yond ihis no statement can be made at
this time.
THE VALLEY RAILROAD LINE
Ten Thousand Tons of Steel Rails
Already Ordered
The Board of Directors Open Bids for
Supplies at a .Meeting Held in
San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Marcli 20.—Bids
were opened today and contracts awarded
by the directors of the San Joaquin Valley
road for steel rails, angle plates, spikes,
bolts and nuts. Holbrook, Merril &
Stetson were awarded the contract for
rails and plates; Miller, Sloss 6i Scott that
for spikes, and the Dunham. Carrigan it
Hayden Company that for bolts and nuts.
Neither the amount of the bills nor the
ligures of the contracts were made public,
but the gross amount of the awards is not
far from $86,000. The contracts call for
ten thousand tons of steel rails, 720,000
pounds of spikes, 25,000 angle plates and
150,000 track bolts. The rail order will be
placed in New York and most of the
other materials will be brought from the
Bast. Subscriptions to the road are on
the increase. Among new ones reported
are $25,000 by John Spreckels, in trust and
another for $10,000.
SAN JOSE, March 20.— G. S. Mont
gomery and George M. Bowman, one of
the committees appointed to canvass for
the valley railway fund, received very
Mattering encouragement in a canvass to
day. The/ received a number of sub
scriptions amounting to $25,750, which
brings the total up to the $90,000 mark.
The canvassers were confident that with
energetic work on the part of al! the com
mittees the fund can be increased to $250,
--000. The canvass ofjthe committees that
were just appointed will bo prosecuted
vigorously. Besides a subscription of
$1,000, C. H. Phillips today made an offer
of a free right of way through the San
Martin and Morgan Hill ranches.
OAKLAND, March 20. - Ex-Mayor W.
R. I'avis states that the Oakland sub
scriptions to the San Joaquin Valley Kail
road have reached $200,000,
THE QI'ARRELIN'G ELKS
Factional Fight in the Order Now Before
the Courts
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 20.—The
factional tight in tho Order of B. O.
Elks, was brought np for a hearing in the
United States Court today before Judge
Hammond of Tennessee* The Jamestown
faction was represented by A. •'. Wade
of Jamestown, v. J, Wolfe of Youngs
town, Thomas Turner of Canton, Robert
Murray of VToungstown, Allen o. Meyers
of Cincinnati and Harry Robe oi Buffalo.
For the Atlantic City faction there
were present 1-:. B. Hay, Grand Exalted
Ruler, ol Washington; George A. Reyn
olds, Grand Secretary, of Saginaw,Mich,;
Leroy .\ndrus of 'Buffalo, and M. A.
Koran of this city.
Last year, one taction held its meeting
in Jamestown, N. V., while the other
patty met in Atlantic City, both sides
claiming to be tbe legally authorized dele
gates to the annual convention.
The legal contest is to determine which
faction is entitled to tin; books and rec
ords of the order, which are now in the
hands of the Jamestown faction. At the
trial today il, was evident from the start
tbat tbe J;<ntestown faction was relying
on technicalities lo prevent the Atlantic
City party from getting the books. They
lirst raised the question Of jurisdiction",
and apparently hesitated about attacking
the merits of the ease.
AN EMBARGO ON MUTTON
The (jovernor of Colorado Issues a Procla
mation Against Sheep
DENVER, March 20.—A special to the
Republican from Helena, Mont., says:
The Governor today isued a proclama
tion forbidding tiie importation into the
state without inspection of sheep from
Oregon, Nevada, California. Washington,
Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Oklahoma and
New Mexico, becau.se of danger of scab
and other diseases,
importations will be allowed upon cer
tificate of a state veterinarian when sheep
have been inspected and found free from
Tbe proclamation does not forbid the
passage of sheep through the state, but
while pasing they mixta not bo unloaded.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNINGr, MARCH 21, 1895;
EASY WORK FOR TOM RYAN
Tracy, the St. Louis Champion,
Badly Whipped
NO DECISION RENDERED
The Managers Were Fearful of Police
Interference
Some Hot Exchanges and Warm Work In the
Third Round-Downed Three Times
In a Round
CHICAGO, March 20.—Tommy Ryan of
Chicago had an easy job with Tom Tracy
of St. Louis tonight. No decision was
rendered, chiefly because the managers
of the affair were apprehensive of police
interference at the Choynski-Creedon
tight of tomorrow night if the affair of
tonight was carried to the extreme, but
for all that Tracy was badly whipped.
He was fairly out in the seventh round,
but when Referee George Siler had counted
seven, and Tracy showed no Sign of
rising, Siler was called to one side of the
ring and by the time he wae ready to re
sume counting the gong sounded and
Tracy was saved. Ryan knocked him
down three times in "the fifth and the
referee might have counted fifteen before
Tracy was on his feet, the last time, but
he did uot count at all, and when Tracy
was helped to his feet "no decision" was
announced.
The men came into the ring at 10:.'!0.
The lirst round was chiefly sparring.
Tracy got in three light ones on Ryan's
body, and received a hot one in the ribs
in return. The second round was all
Ryan's, he hitting Tracy repeatedly on
the head aud only received one on the
body.
Tiie third round opened hot, and after
several warm exchanges Tracy knocked
Ryan to his knees. Ryan was up in an
instant and had the best of tiie round
after that.
In the fourth and fifth rounds Ryan
kept his left busy in battering Tracy's
head, and the latter acted strictly on the
defensive.
In the sixth, Tracy's left eye was
closed and he bled profusely. Ryan then
smashed him on the nose and brought a
stream from that organ. Ryan battered
Tracy as he pleased, and knocked him
down with a vicious left in the face.
Tracy was covered with blood as he went
to his corner.
Ryan after this had it very easy. He
knocked Tracy down in the seventh and.
but for the length of the delay, the latter
would have been out. He was on the
floor fully fifteen seconds.
In the last round Tracy was knocked
into the ropes and when he left them
was sent to the floor. He came up after
the referee had counted nine and was at
once knocked down again. He tottered
to his feet and was knocked clearly -out.
The "no decision" was announced after
he bad been carried to his corner. Tracy
was in baa shape at the end. being cov
ered with blood from his eye, nose and
cheek. Ryan did not have a scratch.
After the light Referee Siler said:
"In the seventh round when Tracy was
on the Moor Parson Davies called some
thing to me. He was Ryan's manager
and I stepped to one side to hear what
lie had to say. He told me to call the con
test because *it was becoming too brutal
ami in the next round I did so. Tracy
bad no earthly show to win and I simply
did what Ryan's manager demanded."
Ryan was very angry after the right, de
claring that he had been robbed of the de
cision he had fairly won.
Kiirain is Satisfied
BALTIMORE, March 20.— Jake Kiirain
arrived here today. He appears in excel
lent health and* spirits and a slight
abrasion on the nose is the only mark he
bears of his recent encounter.
In speaking of the tight Kiirain said:
"I am satisfied with the outcome. It was
merely an experiment. 1 wanted to see
what I could do. O'Donnell is a clever
boxer but I think I could stop him
readily."
Young (iriffo and Hanley
PHILADELPHIA, March 20.—Young
Griffo and Jack Hanley fought six lively
rounds tonight anil while no decision was
given, the contest ended decidedly in
favor of Hanley. Griffo was evidently not
in the best of "condition, although he put
up a good defense. In the last round
there were plenty of sharp exchanges,
Griffo hitting Hanley three times in suc
cession with no returns.
The Indian Appropriation Heasure Makes
WASHINGTON, March 20.—The Indian
oftice under the direction and supervision
of Secretary Smith will lind considerable
work provided for in the Indian appropria
tion bill, which will keep it quite busy
during the coming season. Among the
other things authorized in the hill is the
appointment of a commission to negotiate
with the Belknap Indians for the sale to
the United States of a portion of the res
ervtion in the north central portion of
the slate of Montana; also to negotiate
witli the Biackfeet Indians for the sale of
a portion of their reservation in the
northwest portion of the same state. An
appropriation of $:i, r iOU has been made for
tb is purpose and as the sum is no small
it is quite possible that the commission
will consist of employees of the Interior
Department. Secretary Smith has said to
all of the visiting delegations of Indians,
no matter from what portion of the coun
try they came that if they have no desire
to sell tlieir lands the department has no
purpose to urge them to do so; he prefers
they should keep their lands where they
can make use of them. To one delegation
he recently said he thought it would be a
good thing if they would divide their
reservation tracts among themselves in
some equitable manner and farm such
portions as they could and lease the re
mainder to farmers who would pay them
a reasonable sum for the privilege. In
tbe casf of tbe Belknap and Biackfeet
Indians it may be found advantageous to
ihe Indians to dispose of a part of their
lauds as the area is considered much
larger than they can handle judiciously.
I'robaby some difficulty will arise when
the secretary comes to carry out the por
tioti of the law providing for a decrease
of twenty per cent in tbe number of con
tract schools. He is not allowed to make
contracts with more than eighty per cent
of the contract schools with which con
tract, were made for the present liscal
year. To decide just what schools shall
be given up will cause some trouble, as
all will probably desire to be retained.
The secretary is also authorized to nego
tiate with the San Carlos Indians for the
sale of the coal lands on their reservation
in Montana. He will also appoint a com
mission for which $10,000 is provided to
secure the consent of the Southern Ute
Indians and pay the expenses of their
removal according to the terms of the law
passed at the last, session.
Death of a Pioneer Newspaper Man
SAN FRANCISCO, March 20.-David
Williamson, one of the pioneer newspaper
men of the state, i.s dead. He came to
California in 1853 ami worked on the old
Herald, the Sun, and Hie Wild West. He
was Secretary of the State Senate for live
years and served as United States Consul
in Peru and Chile. In 1861 he was ap
pointed Regimental Quartermaster, Fourth
Infantry California Volunteers, and was
subsequently made Assistant Quarter
master United Statea Volunteers,
LOTS OF WORK IN SIGHT
Work for the Agents
HE POSED AS A PREACHER
Story of Alexander Smith at
Sacramento
LEFT MANY UNPAID BILLS
What a Letter From San Quentin Prison
Says of the Man
Was a Woll In Sheep's Clothing, and All
That He Needed Was a Little Time te
Swindle the Community
SACRAMENTO, March 20.—"Rever
end" Jobn Alexander Smith, who has at
various times occupied pulpits In some of
the best churches of the city, is an ex
convict, a bigamist ami an im poster, who
had never studied theology and who had
never taken orders. So says the chaplain
at San Quentin prison.
"Reverend" John Alexander Smith left
Sacramento some days ago. He also left
a number of unpaid "bills for board and
lodging and forgot to repay sundry
sn.all loans obtained from members of the
Y. M. C. A. Smith was glib of tongue
and theatrical in style, ami his work was
along the revival lines.
Some of those who had been deceived
by Smith protested at tirst that the lat
ter's intentions were not to bilk people,
but that he was a victim of circum
stances. But. the following letter received
in this city by 1.. Hudson and V. M.
Odom.two of his victims, leaves no doubt
as to Smith being a fraud:
Sau Quentin. March 15.
Dear Sir: I noticed an article in the
Roe in regard to one calling himself Rev.
J. A. Smith, etc. He is uot a reverend,
never was, has no credentials, never had,
was never a priest, may have been a
"hactor" as he calls it (carrying off dead
and wounded from the stage); but is an
all-round deadbeat, crook and imposter
ami served a term in this prison for ob
taining money under false pretenses (No.
15,062) and was sent up from Santa Cruz
and served from August 22, 1892. to April
22, 1804. He is, moreover, a bigamist,
having several wives living, with one of
whom I am now corresponding.
Of course, you folks are altogether to
blame in taking up with a man whom
you did not know and without creden
tials. It would be a good plan to follow
him up and warn people ahead. Infor
mation can certainly be obtained from
the railroad ottices. etc. Please write me
further in regard to him and keep me
posted,as 1 would like to learn his where
abouts. Yours,
A. Drahms,
Chaplain State's Prison.
The Lynching of Scott
OMAHA. Neb., March 20.—Attorney
Churchill and the attorneys for the de
fense reached an agreement this evening
and all the prisoners will be turned over
to Sheriff Standi ford of Boyd county to
morrow. They will be placed under. 15000
bonds each to appear before the District
Court at Butte, Neb., to stand trial for I
the murder of Scott.
RAIN MADE A HEAVY TRACK
Lucky Dog and Contribution Were the
Winning Favorites
Some Notable Work Done on a Very Slow
Track-Races at Other
Points
SAN FRANCISCO, March 20.-Rain
made the track heavy today and the time
was consequently slow. The racing was
notable for the ease with which the first
horses won. In every instance they came
in from ten to twenty lengths ahead. The
only favorites to win were Contribution
and Lucky Dog.
Five furlongs, maidens—My Sweetheart
won, Bravura second, Pronto third ; time,
1:0.>;,{.
Five furlongs, maidens—Arctic won,
Eva. S, colt, second, Kingsley third: time,
l:04' /4 .
One mile, selling—Arno won. Roma
second, Mowitz third: time, 1:48%.
Five furlongs, selling—llea Bird won,
Adigo second, Arnette third; time,
1:04%.
Mile and a sixteenth, handicap—Lucky
Dog won, Gussie second, Duke Stevens
third ; time, 1:51.
Five furlongs, selling—Contribution
won, Sir Richard second; Mainstay third;
time 1:03V 2 .
NEW ORLEANS, March 20.—Six fur
longs—Johnny McHale won, Flush sec
ond, Dr. Work third; time 1:16%.
Four furlongs—Learman won, Sister
Rosalind second, Uncle Lew third ; time
.50' i.
Six furlongs—Henry Jenkins won,
Kingcraft second, I'anini third; time 1:10.
Seven furlongs-Mollie B. won, Miss
Gallop second, Florence B. third; time
1:30.
Six furlongs -Gold Dust won, Saint
Croix second, Foxhall third; time 1:16.
Metropolitan Turf Club
The following are the entries and
weights for the San Francisco races today,
as furnished by the Metropolitan Turf
Commission room, 120 West Second street,
Durkee it Fitzgerald, proprietors, where a
book is made daily on the above events:
First race. Belling, eleven-sixteenths of a
mile—Carrnel 95, llarrv Lewis Bti, Sir Berinold
102, Vulcan 102, Sen Lucas !»5, Chaquiti Hit,
Comrade 102, May Mccarty 88, Remus, 107,
Koreas 95.
Second race, four and a half iurlongs, 2-year
olds— Veva 115, Pfiisy 111, Clara Johnson 10.1,
Ferris Hartman 115, DonCSrlotta 112. Midlo
113, Idalia icolt) 107, City Girl ill.
Third race, selling, eleven sixteenths of a
mile-tiramtee 99, Mahogany Ht», May Day 101,
Boss 99, Charles A. 107, Conde 96, Advance
Bb\ Johnny Payne 95, 1 obey 86.
Fourth race, selling, one mile— Realisation
104, Florence Dickey MS, Grandee 104, Mary 8.
103. Trix 97, tngomar 105, Duchess Mllpitasß7,
Fifth race, selling, steeplechase, short course
—Cunency 130, Mero 135, King Sam 130, Wild
cats 135, Prince 145, W lotto w 135, Dave
Douglas 135.
Sixth race, one mile--Polaski 97, Rey Alson
so 101, Flashlight !)i, Lucky Hog 115, White
stone 100. Clear, pleasant; track heavy.
Cutting Whisky Prices
NEW YORK, March 20.— Richard B.
Hartshorn, chairman of the reorganiza
tion committee of the Distilling and Cat
tle Feeding Company, said last night that
the reports of cutting whisky prices are
false. This applies, he said, to the Whisky
Trust and the affiliated companies. If the
few remaining outside distillers are cut
ting prices they are doing it to their own
injury, he said.
A Railroad Smash-Up
MACON, Ga., March 20.—The south
bound vestibule train on the Southern
Railway was wrecked near Jackson at 2
o'clock this morning. Spikes had been
drawn and the rails spread, causing the
entire train to leave the track. Fireman
Roberts was badly scalded and may die.
This is the fourth wreck since March Ist
caused by malicious persons.
Boxing Bouts at Pittsburg
PITTSBURG, March 20.—Tire second
night's preliminary and semi-final bouts
of the seventh annual tournament, of the
American Athletic Union attracted more
than 2. r ><io persons tonight. Fifteen events
were pulled off and the remaining semi
finals and finals will take place on Friday
evening.
Or. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World's Fair Hteheat Award.
RIOT IN THE CRESCENT CITY
Fifteen Indictments Returned by
the Grand Jury
TROUBLES ON THE LEVEE
Twenty-eight Men Are Charged With
Committing Murder
All the Indictments Contain a Special Clause
Leaving Room for Numerous John
Does and Richard Roes
NEW ORLEANS, March 20.-The firand
Jury came into the Criminal Court this
afternoon. After the usual formalities the
foreman presented fifteen indictments,
charging twenty-eight men with the mur
der committed on last Tuesday morning
in the levee troubles. True bills charging
murder were presented against the fol
lowing parties: (ieorge, alias Whisky
Doyle, Henry Haddy, John Murphy, W.
Uithe, J. D. Williams, Thomas Ryan,
John i'rondcrgast, William Nelson, Dave
Williams, James, alias "Red" Uawkins,
Thomas, alias "Stuttering" Fay, Jim
Fay, Robert Kehoe, Nelson, alias "Meyer"
Lightly, Joe Casey. James O liricn, Mar
tin Owens, Ed McCue, for the murder of
John Payne; Tony Dowd, Phil Quarts
and Tom Prendcrgast, for the murder of
Henry ..lames; same for the murder of
Morris Mitchell; same for the murder of
Ed Lopez; same for the murder of Leon
ard Mallard.
Robert Brooks, Phil Mahoney and Nel
son Lightly, for tho murder of Leonard
Mallard.
Same,for the murder of Fred Lonez.
the murder of Morris Mitchell.
Same for the murder of Henry James.
William Gallaire, Dave Burke and John,
alias "Red," Cutlen. for tho murder of
John Payne.
John Kurncss, alias "Dago," Tom Dev
lin, alias "Tom the Devil,' and Jack
Reed, for the murder of John Payne.
These men were all arrested at various
times during the troubles and committed
for trial by the police justice.
All of the indictments contain the
clause "and other persons whose names
are as yet unknown to the grand jury,
being workmen and laborers in the occu
pation of rolling, placing and stowing
compressed cotton on .board of vessels at
the port of New Orleans."
Most of the men inflicted have been un
der surveillance for several days and it
was an easy matter to locate them as soon
as the capiases were issued. The diffi
culties which beset the governor in hand
ling the troubles havo ocen further com
plicated by a strong intimation from the
merchants that no further funds will be
conributed by them for the Support of the
troops. They assert that more decided
action shoud have been adopted in deal
ing with the rioters and that the trouble
should have been finally quieted some
days ago. The governor is in consulta
tion with his advisers striving to find
some means to provide for the support of
the troops, the state militia fund being
altogether Inadequate for that purpose.
THE WOOL TRADE
Reported Strength of the H.rket Abroad Does
INot Affect This Side
BOSTON, March 20.—The American
Wool and Cotton Reporter will say to
morrow of the wool trade:
The reported strength of the market
abroad has not yet been reflected in any
appreciable way here. Prices, though
not ijuotably higher certainly are stead
ier, and although trade has ruled very
quiet; manufacturers have found it impos
sible to obtain concessions in value from
those current a week ago. Wool is low
in comparison with other staple articles
and it is lower here than anywhere else.
Stocks of domestic wool here are not
large, and yet there appears to be enough
to meet the demand, which in itself is
not urgent. The business of the past
week has been of a retail character, very
few good lots having been moved. The
aggregate of transactions, in fact, is even
less than that of the past week. Holders
of wool are in some quarters quite tirm iv
their views, and a case is cited where a
manufacturer came into the market and
made some offers, none of which were
accepted by the dealers. It was believed
even by those who had been looking for a
further decline in values that wool has
got to a point where the bottom can be
felt and that any further change in val
ues will be upward rather than down
ward in direction.
THE WHISKEY TRUST
An Important Case Decided by the lllionols
CHICAGO, March 20.—Tho United
States Circuit Court of Appeals handed
down several decisions today. The most
important case decided was that of the
appeal of the Whisky Trust from a decis
ion of Judge Grosscup giving Gottschalk
& Co.. agents of the trust, a judgment
for $.'37,112. The company sued in the
lower court to recover that amount in re
bates, whch it is claimed the trust refused
to pay on the ground that the agents had
bandied other spirits than those manu
factured by the trust.
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A Granddaughter Discovered
SAN FRANCISCO, March 20.—The Ex
aminer announces the discovery of a
granddaughter of James G. Fair, who
may play an Important part in the litiga
tion over the late millionaire's estate.
The child is about 6 years old and is the
daughter of James Fair, the ex-Senator's
oldest son and Mary Ellen l.anipmann,
who, it is asserted, was probably married
to young Fair iv 1888. The child was
left at an orphan asylum on Golden Gate
avenue and was adopted by Mrs. Charles
Gregory. She says the child- is undoubt
edly the daughter of young James Fair
and Miss Laiupmann. As both parents
are now dead, she Is averse to having the
child dragged Into the Fair case. Mrs.
Gregory says although Miss Lampmann
never bore Fair's name, she was un
doubtedly married to him secretly.
It is believed that the knowledge that
this child was in existenco impelled the
ex-Senator to insert in his will a provis
ion relative to the claims of illegitimate
children, or legitimate but not recog
nized children of his sons.
No Decrease in Pensions
WASHINGTON, March LiO.—Commis
sioner of Pensions Lochron estimates
that there will not be any decrease in tho
amount appropriated for pensions during
the next three years after lWJb', The
amount appropriated for the fiscal year of
181X1 in round numbers is 1140,000,T00. For
the present year the amount was $150,
--000,000. The reason for the nbsonee of
any perceptible decrease is that the falling
off owing to deaths and other causes is
about counterbalanced by hist payments
in pensions allowed. After three years,
when it is expected the majority of claims
wi'l be adjudicated and there will be few
remaining tirst payments, Commissioner
Lochren expects there will be a rapid fall
ing off in pensions,
t3C Wedded by a Women
CINCINNATI. March 20.—The first
wedding in which the otliciating minister
was a woman occurred here tonight. Mrs.
Ballington Booth of the Salvation Army
was the minister. The bride and bride
groom wero Lieutenant Alice Talbot of
Cleveland and Adjutant Joseph Hargraves
of Cincinnati both of the Salvation
Army. A large crowd witnessed the cere
mony.
A YACHT OVE RTURNED
Capsize of a Vesse, ■«-■« ..lany Lives Were
Lost
NKW YORK, March 20.- The Yachtsman
of London, of March 7th, contains an ac
count of the capsizing of a yacht in Swan
RiVSr, Perth, West Australia, on March
4th. Among those reported drowned was
Ktlward Fox, who earned the soubriquet
of "Modock," when acting as correspond
ent of the New York Herald in the Modoc
war. Afterward he became promoter of
various enterprises and went to Kngland.
Fox became prominent as second for
Borrow* in the Drayton-Borrowe duel
negotiations.
ninisters Are Barred
NKW YORK, March 30.—A special dis
patch to the World from Colon says:
The Rev. Ur. 'fully, on his way from
New York to (ireytown, is detained here
by a decree of the Nicaraguan Govern
ment that a ministers of religion shall not
enter Nicaragua .
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