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FRIDAY, MAY 1805 LA FIESTA HERALD The Herald's special l a Fiesta edition, with .ts beautiful illuminated cover and its finely illustrated description of the recent Carnival, is admitted to be the finest and most artistic issue ol a newspaper ever seen in Southern California. The demand for this number rap. ksjy exhausted two editions, and a third has hcen printed and is now on sale at The Herald business office in the Bradbury block on Third street. Orders by mail or telephone will re ceive prompt attention. Purchasers, by Icav - ing a list of addresses to which they wish the paper sent, can avoid the trouble of addressing and mailing. THE HERALD CALENDAR WEATHER REPORT United States Department of Agricul ture Weather Bureau's Reports, received at Los Angeles May 2, 1896. Observa tions taken at all Stations at 8 p. m., Tiith meridian time: Places Bar. Tem Max.Tm. s Angeles 29 1)8 til 65 n Diego.. 30.04 58 j «VS L. Obispo 80.04 St ' 58 esno 29.90 b'4 ! 06 n Fran co 30.i O 52 54 cramento 29.94 (12 ■ 04 <1 BluB... Z9.00 62 (ill ireka ... 30.04 54 5ti iseburg . 29.92 50 00 rtlanil 29.84 5H t;o .IWndl W'tber BW Clear W Cloudy NW Cloudy NW Clear ' W Pt cldy S\V Clear 8E Pt cldy W Pt cldy 8W Cioudy S\V Rain Temperature—Report of observations taken at Los Angeles May 2d. [Note-Barometer reduced to sea level.] :00 a. m. :00 p. rn, i . Ther. RH'm W'rl 0 54 1 !>7 W 'el 4 Rain Maximum temperature, 85. Minimum temperature, j.i Ra nrall past '24 hours, .12, Kainfall for season, lo 01 Indications tor Southern California San Francisco. May 2.— For Southern Cali fornia: Fair, except showers tonight in the elevated sections of west portion: slightly wamier in the interior oi south portion Friday : iresh westerly winds. POOR RICHARD'S DAILY SERMON FRIDAY—To lengthen thy life lessen thy meals. Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water. Many estates are spent in the gettng, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, POLITICIANS ARE DISTURBED A few months ago Republican leaders were confident tnat in 18I1U their party would win the election "hands down," as is a saying. Recent indications are such as to give the alarm, and they al ready begin to doubt as to the result. The uncertainty arises from the growth of bimetallic sentiment among the rank and file of tbe Republican party. The aspirants tor the presidential nomination begin to Mag in their exertions, for the reason that the prize is not as ent icing as it lias been. The tariff, which they ex pected tj make the dominant issue, is overshadowed by the money question, and the evidence that a large class of Republicans believe in postponing the former and forcing the latter to the front is emabrrassing in the extreme. While the protective sentiment is still strong, yet the thiiiKing men of the party are fast coming to the belief that there is no use in attempting to enlarge indus tries so long as there is an Insufficient supply of money to carry on what bust,less we now have. The McKiniey law. admitting for the sake of argument that it was a wise one, fell Hat for the want of money to put it into successful op eration. Tinkering with the tariff merely will not produce relief to the country. That there will be a split of serious mag nitude in the Republican party seems in evitable. The same differences exist in the Hemo eraiic party, and its leaders are disturbed over the possibilities of disintegration. To both the old parties the silver ques tion is tha ghost that will not down. Whether before the next election there will be some solution that will remove this bone of contention is a subject on which much anxiety is felt. Neither party will have full possession of the gov ernment during the next session of con gress, the only session which can possibly remove the rugged money issue before the people again express themselves at the polls. The house, being Republican, is probably mononietallist, and it is cbrtaiu that the senate is binietallist. The views of tiie president are well known, and it docs not seem probable that any financial measure will secure tho approval of all branches of the law-making power. Vs now appears, differences, are on sec tional lines. The strongest sentiment for silver coinage is in the south and west. If the issue is not removed or essentially modified the contest will be between these sections and the northeast, between tbe producing and capital sections. A sec tional contest should always be avoided if possible, for it means discriminating leg islation. Tariff legislation has neen more or less discriminating, and at times has caused estrangement of the sections. It is a pity that there cannot bo con currence on some measure that will give general satisfaction. The silver men avow themselves as inexorably 'opposed to compromise. They present an ulti matum from which they aver their pur pose not to recede, and there is no likeli hood that the other side will accept that ultimatum. There is but a single ray of hope that the money question will bo removed from next year's con test, and it is that lliere may be an in ternational oonfeience that will adopt silver in some form as an international medium of exchange. Should that be done the money question will not lie en tirely solved) though it will be a long step in that direction. The question of supplying currency, whether directly by the treasury de partment or through (he national banks, will stili remain. The silverites generally favor the former method and would have the national banks deprived of the power to issue notes. They would have papet money redeemable In gold or silver coin at the option of the government. Whatever may happen touching the money question it seems probable that the Republicans will be unable to suc cessfully apply the strategy of bringing the tariff question to the front. The country has become wearied of that is sue and there is a willingness that it shall remain at rest for a time at least. In the meantime the people will think and discuss, and it is to be hoped that they will reach a conclusion that will redound to the common welfare. JLST FOR BUNCOMBE Senator Cullorrj, with the valor that al ways distinguishes a man whose age, con dition or official station exempts Mm from the disagreeable necessity of "going to the front," elevates his sanatoria l voice and -calls loudly, for war. This relic of Republican Bourbon politics knows that with the level-beaded statesman now rep resenting whatever interest the United States may have in this Nicaraguan trouble, there is not the least danger of war on account of the mere effort of one nation to collect an indemnity from an other. If the senator had resting upon him the responsibility of the state de partment he would not be so reckless about the making of widows and orphans. He is talking like the mineralized senator from Nevada, to tickle the cars of the peo ple who mistake bullyragging ami inter meddling for patriotism. TAKING A fIE AN ADVANTAGE The Oregonian says that the English government, never attempts to bully great nations. Possibly. But the Central American states do attempt to bully great nations; they make their very weakness the shelter for their impertinence. England is as good a paddle with which to warm their hides as any otaer.—Sacramento Record-Union, Rep. That is just about the measure of the case. If this country were once to admit the principle that every time an old-world power attemptel to collect debt or in demnity from one of the Central or South American "semi-annual governments," we would feel bound to interfere and re sist the effort to the point of war, there would be a saturnalia of repudiation on the part of these irrepressible and irre sponsible sovereignties. As was to be expected the school bonds have carried. If the issue thus authorized is shrewdly handled, the bonds should be placed to advantage; capital is eagerly seeking investment now, and interest has never been so low as at present. With a judicious and honest expenditure of the proceeds the school facilities of the city can be improved to the degree required by the increasing population of Eos An geles. THE USE OF PHOSPHATE Phosphate is one of the great rcjuvon ators of tiie soil, fspecially that of the ce real-producing lands. It is therefore an exceptionally valuable agent in cur agri cultural development, it is gratifying to note that the I'nited (States has become ono of the leading phosphate producing countries. The total production of the country last year was 1.550,000 tons. The deposits are chiefly in Noitli and South Carolina and Florida, and tbey bear the appearance of being almost inexhausti ble, in those states where tho land has been cultivated for several generations an enormous quantity is used. Georgia lias Consumed more than 280.000 tons; South Carolina, 200.000 tons; New York, 90,000 tons and Pennsylvania over 150,000 tons. With ihe growing need for the commod ity it is evident that before long a phos phate mine will rank almost with a gold mine. The hazing ( reported in yesterday's Herald is said to be the lirst affair of tbe kind tbat ever occurred at the South ern California university, and it is to be hoped that it will be tlio last. It is hard LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, MAY" 3, 1893. to determine whether the thing called hazing issignificant of idiocy or savagery in the perpetrators. AMUSEMENTS The Los Angeles Theater.—The Coun try Sport is all that it is cracked up to be. and the jokes—they're cracked, too some of them are only glaze-cracked, otliors are cracked wide open from constant use. It s all a joke, a succession of jokes going to make up one big joke, anM it takes Pater Dalley to crack a joke. Last night a Los Angeles audience saw Peter Dai ley in A Country Sport for the first time- and went wild. The play was built for fun nothing else but fun. and Peter Dalley was buiU for the play, lie was assisted by May Irwin, who took the part of the hammer—to crack the jokes with. There's the faintest shadow of a plot running through the play, but it does not count, it's merely to hold it together while IVter and May get on the stago and off the jokes and sing a lot of clever songs and dance a lot cf pleasing dances. Meanwhile llarrc Morse. John Sparkes. Andy Meek. Mamie Cilroy and Cissy Buckley haven't been idle. They're in it to help the fun. Seriously it was—but this is no time for seriousness—it was great: ami the two more nights of it arc pretty certain to sec crowded houses, for it's funny, funny, funny. a * «r -Cr Orpheum—A good bill is on at the Orph eum. and it goes without saying that the houses are big. There is one team on the programme, Mazuz and Abbacco, who give a performance that is alone worth gong to see, Mazuz, who is a full-blooded Arabian, is a marvel of strength and agil ity, aud bis native tricks arc sensational and novel. Tonight is society night at I lie Orpheum. Los Angeles' swelldom having for some reason chosen Friday night to visit the house, and it is now the fashionable evening for Vaudeville. THE PRESS ON NICARAGUA Riverside Enterprise: It seems prob able that the Nicaragua trouble may be speedily settled—a result not to be antici pated had President Clevelan 1 pursued the hot-headed, jingo policy which his opponents kindly mapped out for him. Pasadena News: The attitude of <ireat Britain in the Nicaragua question has created the greatest furore of the decade and given the jingoes an opportunity to shout for liberty In high and discordant keys. It is an interesting study to note the different positions taken by the press and public men, and is a fact that those who know the most about the Monroe doc trine agree thai the attitude taken by I he president is right. Governor Budd, with enthusiasm of a youthful nature, gives utterance to what was, let us hope, an after-dinner composition. San L>iego Union: Nicaragua means t>> maintain her dignity even in the face of defeat. It requires considerable back bone to say thai England shall withdraw troops and ships before any steps are taken to pay the Indemnity demanded, but this is What the little republic now in sists upon, and it is more than likely that Great Britain will submit, if the pay ment is guaranteed. New York World: Great Britain lias at last got tired of waiting for Nicaragua to pay tlio indemnity of $7").IKK), and today *he custom house at Corinto is to be seized and the Indem nity is to be come from tlu commerce of the port. It is. of course, not agreeable to the people of the i'nited States tc witness the spectacle of a European admiral block ading a port of an American republic. But the truth of the matter is that the conduct of Nicaragua throughout lias been indefensible, it looks as if she Pad de liberately evaded an easy settlement for the sake of drawing us into a quarrel which docs not concern us and which is exclusively one of her own making. San Bernardino Sun : It is not so long since an European power landed troops on the American continent that the news of the occupation of Corinto by the Brit ish is naturally causing much excitement. Cool consideration, however, does not warrant the assumption that the dignity of tbe United States is at present involved or that the Monroe doctrine is in jeop ardy. In a dispute between Nicaragua and England the former treated a consu lar official of ilreat Britain with disre spect, nnmindful of the courtesy civilized nations in peace accord the accredited representatives of other powers. As in demnity Great Britain required payment of $75,(100.giving Nicaraguan certain time within which to make it. That time ex pired and an English man-of-war landed soldiers at the chief port and took meas ures to insure payment. Kansas City Star: Great Britain, con ceiving that she has been injured and m suited in the person of her representa tive, demands an indemnity of Nicara gua. The question is between Great Britlan and Nicaragua, and the relative size of the parties lias nothing to do With the morals of the case. No American citizen is involved in the controversy, nor is any American interest threatened, nor, for all tbe "Monroe doctrine." is the United States under any obligation to protect or defend Nicaragua or any other of the miserable semi-annual govern ments of Central America. Tho United States can defend its own honor, its own territory and its now citizens, and is not required on any principle of decency or common sense so do more than that. Sacramento Record-Union: The act of the Nicaraguan government In declaring Corinto no longer a port of entry and in ordering it closed, however looked upon, is indicative of sturdy patriotism. Despite the face that the Nicaraguans are wrong in their resistance, unwise and impolitic we cannot but admire the patriotism that moves an entire population to vacate a town and give up their homes, and of the nation that closes up. to its infinite damage, its chief seaport In orJer to out wit and confuse a sreat power tbat is pressing indemnity demands upon it. But when this is said it remains that Nicaragua must pay. She is so advised by her near-by sister republics; she is so urged by her great friend the United States of America, who stands between tier and any possible invasion of con quest: she is certain to be coerced to do so at the point of the sword by a power that can crush her us a strong man would crush an egg shell. The claim of the president of Nicaragua that arbitration as to the right to dam ages and the amount should be the lirst step is of course one that appeals to peace sympathies. But arbitration must be voluntary. If a nation refuses to en gage in it, that is the end of the matter. Oakland Tribune: There lias been some speculation as to what effect the in vasion of Nicaragua by a British force would have on tiie prospects of the Nice ragua canal. There may be something in the rumor that the canal company lias offered to advance the money to meet the claims of indemnity. Warner Miller, the most active promoter of that enter prise, has been a conspieous figure ol late in efforts to bring about a satisfactory settlement of the difficulty. Tho Nica ragua canal treasury has been so low of lute that much of the work at one time in progress baa been suspended. Perhaps 176.000 could not be more profitably ex pended just now than ill helping Nica ragua out of the present dilemma. Our own countrymen have planned that great ship canal and have begun the wor!;. .Several millions have already been ex pended. Some friendly legislation will yet be needed on the part of Nicaragua. There is a good opportunity to make friends in that direction. Warner Miller is not letting tne grass grow under his feet. So far from any disaster to the great canal enterprise on account of Briitsb hostility, it nuw looks as if it might be turned to good account in fur thering the interests of tbe canal com pany. THE REDEMPTION OF LAW Christian Socialism the Antidote for Anarchy LECTURE BY PROF. HERRON Bristling With Telling Arguments and Convincing Logic Han Has a Right to Do as He Pleases So Long as He Pleases to Do Right Professor (leorge LL licrron gave the fourth lecturo of his course last evening in Illinois hull before an enormous audi ence. The speaker was followed with the closest and most absorbed attention and interrupted by trequont bursts of ap plause. His strong points, which were many, were accentuated by a very telling hesitation In their delivery, and the in terest, all through was sustained by his Well modulated voice ami clear, distinct enunciation. Key. l>. Lloyd Jenkins, Key. l>r. Brooks of Illinois, Rev, IJr. Bowers, Rev. Run Estes Howard and I. M. Larkin oo cnpled the platform with Mr. tlerron. who opened his remarks by staling that there is no likeness between the Christian idea) and that of the anarchist, as Chris tians sometimes foolishly and unthink ingly admit, aud organized selfishness eagerly charges. The method and ideal of the philosophical anarchist and the method and ideal of the Christian politi cal philosopher are the exact antagonism of each other. The Christian organiza tion of the stale would be its perfection: the anarchist philosophy would he its de struction. ,\ Christian policy would fulfill the institutions of the state; the anarchist policy would abolish them. The Chris tian ideal would lead the people In a political progress that would leave restric tive institutions with nothing lo do. so that they would fall into the greater free dom thus achieved anil die, as the acorn dies in the earth When tiie tree conies forth. The anarchist ideal would lead the people in a descent to the lowest political hell, where individual self-will would establish the throne of perfect des potism and the order to perfect misery. The difference between the achievement of the Christian ideal and the anarchist ideal is the difference between the coming of the kingdom of heaven and the coming of the kingdom of lieil on the earth. Gov ernment is not transient or a necessary evil, but eternal in the heart of God. The anarchist spirit that would destroy is th" witness to the divine necessity of the in stitutions at which destruction is aimed. Not the abolition, but tlio fulfillment of institutions is the way of freedom, and it will be the institutional obedience to the law ot sacrifice by which Christ made us free. Present forms of institutions may pro gressively pass away, continued Dr. Herron, but tlie state itself will not; the nation is immortal, anil tbe peoples will never cease to have their national beings anil organs. The being ami glory of the state will not cease with its restrictive functions, but will rather be increased anil fulfilled in functions tbat shall be educational, inspirational and eternal. Political progress will not ascend by the way of tne destruction of law, but its larger and purer distinction between the nature of the moral law and the nature of the law of the state is an evil imagina tion and a political fatuity. There is but one law and one right, of which the state is the oruan and educator. The I'hrislian idea of law. which no nation has yet embodied in its constitution or in its judicial ideals, is the evolution and fulfillment of the Hebrew law. To the HebretK, law was an expression of the mind of Cod concerning man. From the beginning of his education, the Hebrew child was grounded and disciplined in the law of the nation; the study of the law was the education of the man in the right and a saving knowledge ot the wrong. Law was a medium of communion and wosrbip of obedience aiid co-operation, its functions were educational and sub jective rather than objective in operation. The protective and police functions of the law were incidental to tiie education of man in tbo will of Cod; of the nation in the right of God. Upon tho common study of the law as the word of Cod. not merely or mainly upon legal execu tions docs the integrity of the nation de pend. Nowhere has the sacrcdness of human life been so seriously emphasized as in tbe Hebrew laws, yet the emphasis is always laid upon the awful subjective effect of tin: sili of murder in the mur dercr. rather tnnii in its objective effect on the murdered. Here Mr. Herron introduced the story of the first murder and stated that it was not in the fact that Abel was killed, nut that Cain killed him. it was not un til ihe nation had nearly completed its political history that the transcription of the law was complete, that transcription came with national decay. The speaker then referred at length to the Christian doctrino of law as propounded by Paul, In bis letters to the early churches law was hel l to be the schoolmaster whose work was the education of man in love; not the love of a sentimentalist or a mystic, but as a political philosopher; as a social statesman who Understands and de fines the educational and associative functions of law. Society is the fulfill ment of the law. because it is the fulfill ment of love. Law is the divine instru ment for the conviction of men in the wrong that separates them from each other and from Cod. Not individual pro tection, but mutual association is the end of law, said the speaker with profound emphasis; not individual rights, but mutual association in righteousness. Neither Christian apostle nor Hebrew prophet over thought that the law in itself could make men righteous or that its incident of individual protection was the cud of law. The law and its judgments arc not now llic education of the people in right. Law and justice have come to lie separate entities, which may incidentally unite. The purest representatives may be on the judicial bench, but the fact abides and nlargea that our courts of law have ceased to be courts of justice in the public mind; no legal sophistry can conceal that one's standing in the processes of legal trial and judgment depends in large degree upon the material'interests he represents, and liis ability to purchase technical skill. Even judicial decisions that are strictly according to the law are often so notoriously unjust as to Inspire a wide and ominous distrust of both legislatures and courts. To say that an act is legal no longer necessarily means that it is just and right. Mr. Herron here feelingly culled the special attention of the audience to the fact that no legal method could be found to punish a former president of a railway corpoiation who bad virtually stolen $8, --000,000, while the governor of another commonwealth is petitioned to pardon another young man under sentence of fourteen 'years' imprisonment for the theft of a pair of shoes. Then came a concrete example of bow law may be made the instrument of In dustrial anarchy in the legalized plunder of railway properties. The receivers who have themselves bankrupted the properties for persona profit, and who are practically responsibl to the real owners or the public. Mr. Van Oss' book on American railroads as in vestments was spoken of as the most recent and reliable authority on the sub ject. It says that for siiares of railroad stock now in existence the original investors certainly paid not more than $405,000,000, Bt lb per cent of their full value and piobubly less. LflpHE latest U. S. Government Report <See shows f Cleveland's Baking Powder to be r, a pure cream of tartar powder and its leavening power the highest in its class Without redress or remedy, under the present laws, American people are now inlying interest on a capital stock amount ing to billions of dollars,which never bad a real .existence. One railway system is at present a greater menace to the integ rity and perpetuity of the nation than was ever the institution of slavery. It is the strongest enemy of society and the chief danger of anarchy, and it nas become such through the manipulation of legis latures and the protection of courts. The command and administration of the rail way system law is the most immediate national problem which demands legislat ive and judicial solution. The people ought not much longer maintain what are practically public corpora tions privately owned, with no responsibility " for the public wel fare, no accountably to the public will, and virtually not amenable to public justice, vet requiring the national courts for their operation and tho national army for their protection. The social wrongs and industrial disorder attribut able to the present conceptions and in terpretations of law arc not mitigated by the fact that the fault largely lies in the enactment of the law itself, and in precedent rather than in the judiciary. Law is not fixed and mechanical, but is vital and revolutionary: courts are set to make as well ns follow precedent. The tyranny of code, of an unchange aole interpretation of law may be more destructive to liberty than the tyranny of a despot. The speaker then dwelt for some time on the inordinatcand perverted sense of the worth of property, which makes it the object of social worship; the rule of property has usurped the rule of the peo ple and legislative balls have been con verted into the lobby chambers. Corpo rations next came under consideration. Corporations that are tbe chief benefic iaries of legislation, and that use the laws to achieve their ends, yet avail theiu seves of the laws' extreme protection, but are practically a law unto themselves. Street railway corporations were alluded lo which kill their hundreds through profitable neglect, or iefusal to provide appliances for avoiding such accidents. President Lincoln was quoted when lie raised his warning voice in a message to tiie thirty-seventh congress, in which lie said that "labor is prior to and inde pendent of capital. Capital is only tbe truit of labor and never could havo ex isted if laboi had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital and deserves much the higher consideration." Much liberty has been lost and great property despotisms have been built Up since Abraham Lincoln spoke this un heeded warning to the nation, for which both his life and death gave a divine Sacrifice, The law which was instituted to protect and perfect our liberties has be come the instrument of their perversion and peril, and the nation lias become the most lawless and socially destructive of civilized people through tlie instru mentality of purely secular and individ ual conceptions of law. In the extreme and competitive sense in which individual rights arc now inter preted, government does not exist for the protection of the individual. If our na tion is to be saved and civilization be re genera'ed, the Hebrew and Roman and Anglo-Saxon conceptions of law must all three be fulfilled in the Christian and universal concepiton of law as existing for the association of men In righteous ness. Not only must law bo protective and become loving, but love must become law, and all tiie statutes of the state and judgments of the courts redemptive in terprelation3 and applications of the law of love; the true end of law is the re demption, association and perfection of man. BLUE AND GOLD A College Paper Arouses the Ire of the Faculty BERK ELS V, Cal., May 2.—The facul ty of tho University of California is thor oughly aroused over the last number of Blue and Cold, an annual publication edited by the students, in which mem bers of the faculty are lampooned. Ray mond J. Buss, editor In chief, and Galen Fisher and Arthur Brown, jr.. associate editors, all fear expulsion. Everybody at Berkeley is reading the book, which has suddenly cast Trilby into the background as absorbing literary matter. Professor Putkzer has"added his indignation to the feeling against the editors of Blue and Cold. Professor Putzker occupies the chair of the German language and litera ture at the university, and his friends say that the lampoons directed against him by the Blue and Hold are malicious and impudent. Editor lUtss says that Pro fessor HenshaW, a Harvard graduate, is i tlio person who is making the fuss over the publication, because of a reference to himself and a "college widow" in dog gerel. HenshaW was so angry that lie sought lo chastise the offending editor. The board of editors has been summoned to appear before the faculty committee Friday morning at 11 oclock. The senti ment of students and professors seems to be that wuile the editors will not be ex pelled from college they will be severely censured. The editors will explain that there wa ■ no malice intended, and though they may have been indiscreet, they did not intend 'o wound the feelings of the instructors who are offended. THE CUKE OF ORLEANS Heir to the Royal House of France in a Critical - Condition LONDON", May 2. -The physicians in attendance upon tiie duke of Oilcans, the heir o f the royal house of France, who fractured his leg by a fall from his horse while out hunting at Seville last Friday, have telegraphed to the duke's relatives saying he is suffering from a slight attack of pneumonia and that his condition is serious. The wedding of the sister of the duko of Orleans, Princess Helene. to the duke of Aosta, a nephew of the king of Italy, was to have taken place at Stowe house, near London, 'during the present month, it has been indefinitely postponed.and the countess of Paris, the duke's mother, will start immediately for Spain. Will Try for the Cup BOSTON, May 2. —General Paine has decided to put the Jubilee in commission and to enter her in the trial races and New York cruise. She is to be somewhat changed, with cup racing especially in view, and will lie given a test against the Vigilant and Defender. General Puino's announcement came as a surprise to tbe yachting world, but is most welcome to those who believe that the Jubilee lias not yet shown her full speed, and that the Defender should be made to thoroughly demonstrate her presumed superiority. Wind and Lightning .IACKSON. Miss., May. 2.—A terrible wind and electric storm struck the city last night. The First National bank building was unroofed and considerable other damage was done. Suicide of a Cashier —— OMAHA, May'J.—William M. Megquir. assistant cashier oi the First National bank, committed suicide by shooting himself through the bead, at the resi dence of George Barker, president of the National Bank of Commerce No cause is known. NOTABLE REPUBLICANS HERE Eastern Politicians ot Promi nence Entertained THE SITUATION DISCUSSED J. Sloat Fassett and 0. Z. Hubbell Make Addresses liny explain Altairs of Moment to KepublU cans and linburden Themselves ol Some Party Ideas A sort ol campaign opening wedge wal driven in by the Los Angeles Republican (dub when it tendered its informal recep tion last night to Hon. J. Sloat Fassett of Xcw York and State Senator 0. Z. Hub bell of Indiana, at the club's new head quarters in the Odd Fellows' building on Main street. Tbe gentlemen are in Southern Califor nia on business and pleasure anil were somewhat loath to appear in public or to make any remarks, but tho Republicans thought SUOh distinguished brothers should not be passed w'thout a demon stration; so the Bery cross was sent around and tho faithful gathered from far and near. President C. E. Day called the large as sembly together and after a few brief but happy opening remarks lie introduce! Mayor Frank Radur. who also formally welcomed the guests of tbe evening. As semblyman 11. N. Bulla also spoke. Senator Hubbell was introduced and amid a roar of cheers he bowed to the en thusiastic Republicans and began a fre quently applauded speech, replete with Patriotic sentiments and rife with refer ences to the "bloody shirt" that is gen erally supposed to have been through the wash since the sanguinary struggle that discolored it. At the conclusion of a re view of the political situation in Indiana and tlio nation, besides remarks on the topics of the day, he thanke I the gentle men for their courtesy, complimented the glorious Southern California climate and retired. Col. E. P. Treat was called upon and made a sincere Republican speech, dis tinguished for its brevity and wit. President Day then arose and explained that he had inveigled the lion of the meeting there on the promise that he (the piesidcnt) would not call for a speecli from him. He advised with his promise and left the matter in the hands of tic club. So the club sent up a storm of cheers and cries of "speech", that continued until Mr. Fassett, urged by all. went to the front of the audience ami smiled his consent. Mr. Fassett is a yi>iin r man of good stature, good looking, iiot elaborately dressed in a light suit, with a blonde 'moustache and a light crop of hair on a solid, well formed head. His manner was easy but impressive, from his hands thrust into his pockets and his habit of occasionally rising slightly on his toes to his deep resonant voice' Ho said lie had left New York to escape politics, but didn't know he was to get Into such a wide-awake com nihility of Republicans. He began by a few general remarks on the political situation and gradually warmed into a speech of remi niscence and present tOp'OS that was highly instructive to those present and was si) appreciated that be was frequently interrupted by loud applause. The speaker expressed a disinclination to enter into a discussion of tho merits of the question, but he predicted that the financial question—the silver question - would be the keynote of the next cam paign. (And. hear ye! —he sain tin-ance, with the i softly spoken and the accent on the last syllable.) As he naively remarked: "The man who says the most about silver now, will have, the most to take back two years from now," so he confined himself to general ities. "But," said he, if silver should be the paramount issue, I hold that the stoutest hearts aud wisest heads to decide the question will be found in tbe party that carried the country from Buchanan a administration to Cleveland* reign." He continued on that line and dis cussed the prospects for the presidency. He had favored Blame ill 1892, he said, . because, though Harrison was unim peachable and had won the intelligence of the party, he had antagonized the hearts of his constituency and his defeat was certain. But Blame was deacn and new men were alield. Tiie speaker re viewed the merits of Harrison, McKiniey and Reed.but put in an oar for New York by extolling the virtues of his friend, that dear old farmer, banker, statesman, etc., Levi P. Morton, governor of that state. Mr. Fassett gained rounds of applause by StaMng that his inteiests in California were more than passing. His wife, lie said, was a native daughter of the golden west, and be had considerable property in Southern California. He alluded unite tenderly to the honeymoon in Los Ange les sixteen years ago and to some eight domestic achievements of theirs since that event. And the house was with him. ill! praised this country as a garden spot, and all that, and the gentlemen present were reluctant to excuse him as nc bowed bis farewell. President Day adjourned the meeting to an adjoining room, where refreshments were served and tiie cup of good cheefr went around until tlie gentlemen ety pressed themselves as charmed with the southern and western hospitality. There were numbers of prominent club members and citizens present, among them being Mayor Frank Rader, ('. E. Day, Oolondl E. 0. Haynes. E. W. Kinsey. w, o. Dov* 0. 0. Cook. W. A. Hartwell, Colonel ll li. Treat. R. Mercer, 'Thomas Holmes. Nathan Cole, jr., \V. E. Do Grout, Job! A. Pirtle, E. T, Wright. E. A. Forrester', J, Warnop, Elmer Meservc, A, Waldie, R. A. Ling, J. 1!. Newberry. L. A. Bu# ler and J. 11. Martin. An * informal dis> cussion of political issues and significant matters were carried on and coiivers.i* tions between the guests and other geitk Uemen enlivened the affair. The meeting broke up gradually and general satisfajH tion was evident. Mr. Hubbell stays ifc Southern California for a few weeks. Hf leaves tbis morning for Santa Barbara* Mr. Fassett leaves lor the north todayi lie expects to look over various wcster| interests before returning to his home in Elmira, New York. ~ Going to Join Peary ~~" LAWRENCE Kan.. May -Prof. L. Dyche of Kansas university left yesterday alternoon for Boston, from where lie wilt sail for the Arctic regions to join the Peary expedition. Professor Dyclic was on the Cook vessel, the Miranda, that was wrecked last year. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder World's Pair rtizheat Medal and Diploma.