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Pthe house renting ~~\ SEASON I The Herald will rent your hoiuen che.par I than any other apreney you can employ. Renters all rend The Herald. j The Herald <;o<-s to Thousands of Homea Kvorr Day. VOL. XEIV. XO. 56 CAUGHT IN A CIRCULAR STORM A Terrible Night on the Ocean M I Ml H DOWN Thrilling Stories Told by the Few Survivors TbeJlll Haled Vessel Became Unmanageable and Was Broken Up by Waves—Many of the Passengers Were Drowned in Their Cabins and Others Killed by Pieces of the Wreck, Conflicting Stories Associated Press Special Wire. SAN FRANCISCO, Juno C—Seventeen survivois of the ill-fated steamer Colima, arrived in port today on the San Juan. When she clocked hundreds of friends and relatives of those who went down on the Colima were assembled, awaiting the landing of the passengers. Croups of women with tear-stained faces and knots of anxious men implored every one on board fur tidings of the lost, all hoping against hope that there might have been some mistake in the dispatches and some name omitted among tlie saved. How keen was their disappointment even in the face of the inevitable assurance that there was no hope was evidenced in their hitter lamentations on the upper deck of tho steamer, where were a lew happy people whose pleasures contrasted hharply with the grief of the bereaved, 'these woie the friends ut the survivors, who were embraced and congratulated at their miraculous rescue. The survivors who landed today at this port are: A. J. Sutherland, C. H. Gush ing. J, M. Thornton, H. H. Itoyd, Ous tuve Rowan, Bruno Caida, Jose Antonio Soliz, Jose K. Manuel, George 1). Rosa, Louis Sangene, F. J. Uriel, Junn A. Ramos. Crew—O. Hansen, I*. A. Villes, Albert Carpenter, Arthur Kichardson, Tom Flab. Tne following were landed at Maiatlan ♦-Thomas Ha rai ba, I >om ingo AI bans, Angel Ouithez, Carlos Ftuiz. The nineteen men saved from a watery grave when they had all given up hope of rescue were a sorry looking party when tthey arrived at the mail dock. Some had their arms in slings. The heads of others were swathed in ban dages. They limped as they walked and their bruises were plainly in evidence. All looked tliin ana weakly and showed only too plainly the effects of the terri ble strain during the feaii'ul hours when they waited succor. The stories of the survivors all confirm ed the telegraphic accounts ol the disas ter. They agree that the cause of the foundering was the top-heavy condition of the Colima, dud to her bulky deeic load. From the beginning of the voyage south, they say, the steamer acted badly and would not answer hch helm. The storm which sunk her was encountered aobut f o'clock Monday night, May 27th, and blew furiously during the next four teen hours. The vessel lost steerage way, BWUng shoreward in tho teeth of a furi ous southeasterly gale, when she lay helplessly battered by the mighty tidal waves. The Pinal Plunge The steamer la\ helplessly on her side for about fifteen minutes and then tinped over ami sank, Tho women and children were drowned in their staterooms where hey were confined during the gale. Those passengers who had been on deck were thrown into the sea. Many were killed and horribly mutilated Ly the lumber on the Colima. blown by the wind and hurled on the heads of the Strug gling men in (be water. The rait upon which Gushing Suther land. Richardson and two other? were afloat drifted about for twenty-four hours. They gave up all hope until the .San Juan hove in sight. They attracted her attention by hoisting a red piece of cloth and Waving their clotnes. On the raft with the passengers were two sailors. One seized a small cask of claret of whiVh they drank until they became drunk and puarrelsome. In save tho lives of tho rest on the raft the men say they wero obliged to push one sailor, mad with drink, into the sea where he drowned. The passengers say there was no time ! to launch the boats or put on lift pre- j servers, when they realized the serious plight of the colima. and besides ihc j fury of tho storm made it impossible to launch or man the boats suucesstul ly. Those who secured life preservers trot them in the water and those in the boats picked up hy the San Jaun clambered into her as she tloated near them strug gling in the sea. Stories of the Third Officer As soon as the Hall Juan was fast to tho ffbarftbe third officer, the store keeper and Seaman Aviles. the three men of tho crew of the Colima rescued, were called tv tho office ot ttie Pact 11 c Mail Steamship company to make their state ment about the wreck. The relation of each one was taken in abort baud, signed and sworn to. Mr. Schwerin a.skcd Third Officer Han atn of the Colima to make a statement regarding every thins: ho knew of tho i movements of the Colima, commencing at the time she left Ma/atlau until he I was taken aboard the Sau Juan in con- I ncction with the loss of the Colima, and to tell everything he knew, sparing no one. Hansen said: "When we left Mazallau wo had fair weather and heavy southeast swells which lasted until b' p. in. Wo got a heavy southeast wind and sea. The soutbPEst swell increased. We had heavy rain and swells the whole night. AtO* a.m., May 7th, the wind increased to a heavy gale. The ship hove to and con tinued to roll heavily. She bore up nice ly until Hi 15 a.m., "when she lost three starboard lifeboats and things remained quietly until 10:45 a.m. when she listed heavily over to starboard. She remained in that position about two minutes, when she capsized and sank in about three to live minutes, stern tirst. Hefoie she listed the captain ordered mo to put thfc deck load adrift and heave it over tho side, and before I got ready to heave it all idie capsized." "Did you have any deck load except what wa*s put on board in Han Francisco?" •'Wo had a small express wagon upon the upper deck that we took on hoard at Ma/.atlan," In rely to questions Hansen stated that Jie Coltma'a steering gear was in good nder: that the snip was properly loaded; that she did not car ry too much deckload; that tne offioera were faithful and the; crew well disciplined; that tho ship was properly stowed to go to sea when she Jeit San Francisco and that if lie were ordered to s.a when under similar cou rt tions he would not hesitate a moment. Hansen said he thought everything was done on board the Colima that could he done to protect life and property and | that nothing could have been done to prevent the disaster. According to Hansen the deck load of lumber had nothing to (to with the dis aster; the wind was blowing a hurri cane, and that with the heavy swell was the cause. Hansen did not consider that the Col iin a was in danger until the la at COUplt of minutes, when she gave the final list. The ship lolled with the swell, which filled her main derk on the starboard side with water and she did not have time to recover herself before the second swell came, plim Ing her down and shoving her over hard. The third swell that, came shoved her down. These swells came in quick sucessioii and the officers could do nothing to save lives. It, was the worst storm Hansen ever saw ill an experience of thirteen years at sea. The two other members or the crew cor roborated Hansen's statement. Because of the criticism of Captain Pitts, commander of the Han Juan, t« the effect that be had not spent sufficient time in cruising for survivors, U* P. Schwerin, general manager of toe Pacific Mail Steamship company, made partic ular Inquiry into the efforts of Captain Pitta to rescue people from the rafts and the wrecKago. Captain Puts informed the general manager that he was IHO miles south or the place where th*t Co -11 in a foundered when the fearful hurri cane struck the Han Juan. He reached the place of the disaster about eighteen hours after the Colima had been sunk. Seeing the wreckage he began the searcii for survivors and cruised for seven hours, going as far as twenty-five miles to lee | ward of the place where the wreck oc curred until he had passed all the wreck age. Mr. Schwann says he is satisfied from Captain Pitt's statement that he did all he could to rescue the survivors and was diligent, in the search. Captain Pitts describes the storm as the most severe he has ever experienced in his twenty two years at sea. Baaed on Passengers' Stories SAN FRANCISCO, June IS.—The Call, in its account uf the wreck of the Colima, as told by the surviving passengers, says: The ship was overloaded, badly loaded, tOP-heavily loaded—all agree to that. When the gale struck her she weathered it but badly. Then she careenea. There was a list to starboard and she did not right aguin. Men called out to the cap tain to cue away the deckload of heavy spars. The captain was obdurate. He knew his business, or fancied he did.and would brook no suggestions rrom what he called the terrified and panic-stricken passengers. And they probably were all that he called them, for they could see death staring them in the face, while the captain remained blind. The pity of that blindness! It cost more than 150 lives—that blindness, that obdurateness. The ship listed more ami more. With apprehension everybody waited, held their breath, till she sould bear up md right again, but she did not right. She listed still more. Then she lost her steer ing power. The captain rang for more steam and would not out loose the deck load that might have saved her. Steam could not save her. The engines were taxed to their utmost; still the vessel listed. The panic grew worse the fear of death more intense. ''Tien the captain gave oruers for crew to keep the passen ger* within hounds. Whether these or ' ders went so far as ta withhold life pre servers from the paasonge-s and to per mit, tnose who sought to do so to come on deck where they might have had a chance of battling with the waves is not known at this time. Perhaps some fur ther investigation will shed some light on this point. At all events the effect of these orders was to turn the crew and subaltern Officers into a band of tyrants who acted as though they sought to prevent any one from escaping the doom that yawned before them. Steerage and cabin passen- ' gcrs say they sought to obtain Jito pre servers and were forcibly restrained from doing so. Down in the steerage a guard was posted at the companion way door and those who escaped to the deck m time to cast themselves into the sea be fore the vessel went do.vn did so only by | main force by kicking and lighting their 1 way past the guard. Those who were saved were some of those rt'ho were wiser than the captain, and ha<l wit enough to throw themselves 1 Into the foaming sea 'before the Colima gave her last list to the starboard. As she did this the captain's whistle soun ded to cut loose the deckload of spars. It was too late then. One of the rescued ones tells the scene ! which followed very graphically: "I stayed on the ship until the last 1 moment, ami when I came to the surface I after my plunge into the seething waves, [ look9a brtok and the Colima was not in sight. As quickly as that she went down and scores were drowned in the steerage and cabin. I caught a floating piece of timber and held fast. All around me the sea was covered with wreckage and every j every now and then a human body floated by. Sometimes it was a woman, some times a man, but their faces were all turned upward. All that day all those of us who found a foothold On the hurricane deck raft saw bodies floating past. They were all dead." Under the laws of the land it oppoars to be a catastrophe aginst which no dam- i ages may lie In the law. although horn the stones of the survivors—and they are all of the same tenor—it is plain that | human skill and foresight might have prevented it. Captain Pitts Hasty But this is not all. One of the rescued I passengers charges that Captain Pitts of the San juan wus too hasty in leaving the scone of the disaster on the morning I of the 28th ult., after he had resetted a j number of the shipwrecked men; and this statement is corroborated by Captain ' Long of the steamer Will tarn ette, who | was a passenger on board the Sau Juan. The captain was not satisfied with the | efforts that wi>re being made to search for j the shiwprecked people. He raised a voluntary crew on board and asked Cap- j tain Pitts to let him take one of the Ban Juan's boats and go out to search. Cap tain Pitts refused. Oaptafn Long went to the purser of the Kan Juan. After much pleading the purser told him to go ahead. Captain Long then took it upon himself to have one of the boats lowered. He and his i crew came back with six more of the shipwrecked men. Those six, in all prob- 1 ability from the statements made by Mr. Oriel and Captain Long, would not" have j been saved but for this disobedience to ! the orders of Captain Pitts, It was X I o'clock Thursday morning when the first j shipwrecked man' was picked up. At 10:45 o'clock, two hours and three-quar ters later, Captain Pitts, In his unseemly manner, steamed away from the scene. Perhaps there were others to save; per haps there were not. A Thrilling Story A. J. Sutherland of Seattle, who was ■ one of the heroes of the Colima disaster, j tells a very thrilling and graphic story) of his experiences duriu.' the hurricane j that awopt the steamer from the seas, j Throughout the hours of anxiety and | dread he preserved bis mental faculties and observed all that passed around him with an extraordinary calmness. "■Everything was quiet when we were in Manzanilb. h arbor," said he, "nut immediately we wont out to sea it began to blow and became rough. Two hours out the wind began to increase steadily in fury and kept on getting worse until the steamer collapsed. During the night THE HERALD LOS ANGELES, FRIDAY MORNIXG, JUKE 7, 1895. —EIGHT PAGES. ' the sea was growing more and more terri i ble but yet it caused no great excitement | aboard except among some nervous pas sengers. It was only an hour or two be fore she went down that any real signs of alarm could be seen among the paasen -1 gers and crew. "Professor Whiting was the worst j worked up man in the cabin and we ; young fellows kept 'joshing' him about j his fears. Why, really live minutes before ! the wreck I did not realize tho danger, i Something like two minutes before the ' ship listed the captain told me it was all I "p. i " 'We're going flown', aaiu he. 'A cy clone is coming upon us.' "Both he and the others were expect- I ing a terrible storm and made all prepa rations tor it. the glass fell down all at once—so fast it frightened them—and they took the plugs out of the steering apparatus so as to b3 ready to steer from the storm, lashed down everything se curely and took in the awnings. Just at the time of the collapse it got very dark but the real darkness came on when we were on the wreckage floating about. That was the most awful hurricane I ever saw and I nave been through Kansas cy clones. I never saw anything like it be fore. Some things tore loose from the stern and they were lashed fast by sailors at imminent risk of their lives. "The whole thing went to pieces at once—say from three to live minutes from the time'the steamer listed until she sanHc. As she rolled, all the while listing deeper, the lower tier c.f state rooms were filled with water by every successive sea that swept, over us. The women and children were in the rooms holding onto something to save themselves from being battered to death by the pitching and rolling. It was utterly impossible to keep our feet even while holding fast with our hands to the railing or whatever we could grasp. "After we took the last fatal list the cabins started, and I climbed up to the top ot the hurricane deck. I realized then we were goio. Both roofs of cabins ami everything above the hull crumbled away like a bit o' soft brick in stantaneously. 1 was then outside amid ships hanging on to a rail behind the stays of a rope or ropes that stay the masts, ami scrambled into a lifeboat. From that point I *aw the deck houses and two rows of state rooms go over board. A mast fell onto the boat and shoved it into the water. Then I was off the ship. The cabins were coming toward me, churning and crunching into splint ers and crushing the people who were \i ashed away with them. Above the roar and the gale I could hear the screams and yells. The wreckage and men ami women were mixed up In a frightful mass as the timbers were crushing out lives before my eves. No one could have e-caped from that awful mass of broken timbers thai kept on churning and smashing in the waves. The Explosion "Only the bare hull w&a left with masts sticking up, tor everything above the iron was swept away. During the list ing even the hull was filling up with water, hut she kept atloat though very far down. Suddenly there was an explosion. The masts raised" back out of the water and the hull lifted up and then she tilted and went down in an instant, stern first. 1 don't think there can be any question but that the boilers exploded. I learned that there were explosives stored far aft, but the explosion was amidships. It tore the hull to pieces, and the Colima sank like :i rock. "There were a number of women and children down 'n the steerage Wlw would not be let up on deck, and they nev t ?i got out alive. Every one of them went down with the explosion in the hull. "The lirst one I saw near me was Mrs. Irving, and then a stout lady who came Up near the lifeboat which I was lucky enough lo be thrown up against. 1 pulled Mrs. living into the boat,and after | her the other lady. They had teen taken i from their stateroom a little while pre- j vously by officers, as the partitions bad ! been smashed by the waves leaving an opening into the dining-room. It was only by that mere accident that they were not ground to death in the wreck age of the cabins. Twice these ladies wero thrown out of the boat, and twice 1 got them hack. Then I'rofcsor Whiting came up alongside and I pulled him into the boat. We tipped over repeatedly, Mr. Whiting and I turning the boat over once in attempting to drag the stout \vu- ] man in; but we got in again, ami when we came right Mi. I'eters was hanging on the stern. 1 went to save Peters, when again the boat turned over in an awful se.i. It was then 1 lost sight of Whiting. The large lady was struck by wreckage and disappeared. I never saw either of them again. Mrs. Irving held on to the boat for half an hour later with marvel ous tenacity. It kept turning over, but every time I camo up I found her hang ing on to some portion of the boat and f helped her all I could. Once 1 got astride the keel and held her up by leaning over to one side and holding her firmly by the hand. But this could not be sustained long, and as the boat tipped 1 went over. As 1 came up 1 tried to tip the boat on its keel, and then I lost Mrs. Irving. She sank from sheer exhaustion after a noble battle for life. Peters sank, too, but 1 never saw him again, thougn ho was saved. \ In a Cyclone 'When we were in the water the worst trouble began, for it was only then trmt tho hurricane struck us with its full force. The day was blackened and tho rain fell in solid masses. It was not a cyclone but a circular whirlwind that caught us in its very center and would draw the wreckage" together in a circle for a gicat distance. Yet, bodies, strug gling men and women, life rafts ami battered boats all went into the dreadful vortex. Then a tremendous wave would rise ironi underneath, like.a mountain bursting forth, and scatter the wreckage everywhere around It was in this vortex that those who escaped from tho ship were stunned or killed outright from be ing literally ground to death by drill wood. "How did I escape? If I saw f a log or j a mass of w reek age coming down upon my head ten feet above me I jumped from my boat and dived. The only thing to do to avoid being cut or killed was to dive ami then come Up again and swim for your ratt. "The water was extremely buoyant and I would come up anyhow, though at one time I thought it would be better to die. All night long I sat in the submerged boat, and when I got cold I would crawl down into the water butween the seats. Fortunately the water was very warm j and comfortable. I was about twenty- j three bonis in tho water when picked up I by tho San Juan. About an hour or two j before sundown tho ocean was calm as an [aland lake, all strewn with bits of the lost Colima. At one time 1 was closu to the shore and could see the rocks dis tinctly, out at daylight the next morning I found to my relict that i was drilling far out to sea' with only a dim outline of mountains where the coast was. "I saw tho San Juan at 8 or 0 o'clock a. m., nui was not picked up until 11 o'clock. My boat was very low in the water, almost i.nder the surface, and so it was long after I sighted the San Juan that their lookouts found me. "The captain of the San Juan made a citcuit of thirty miles and started north about noon. He might have picked Up more if he had stayed cruising around ail tho afternoon. I don't think I was two miles away from the rest of.rafts that ho picked up." "Was anybody to blame tor the wieck of the Colima?" "They have not got a ship that would have Isstatt live minutes in that uurti cane. It was beyond human skill to maneuver a ship through it successfully. The hurrioane, or whatever claos of storm it was that caught the Colima. would crush the stoutest ship afloat, as if it wero a tiny toy. Look at the terrible force of the waves. They tore every stitch of clothes off of us before we were ten minutes in the water. Men and women alike were shorn of covering by tho wind and the sea. When I saw Frofessor Whiting for the last time all ho had upon him was the shoulders of his coat; the rest, was torn to atoms and blown away. Poor fellow, he had lost bis mind. The terrible fate that befell his wife and children—for ho must have known full well they were swept nown to a frightful death In that churning wreck age—it took his senses from him. I he- Jiove ho could not realise his position shortly before he went under the waves." "The captain stayed by his post to the last. Just before the explosion I saw him clinging to the railing of the bridge: as I was whirled away in the water he gave two faint blows of the whistle. But he never left the bridge. He sank with his ship." An Investigation Will Be Held To United States inspectors of hulls and boilers will hold an investigation into the cause of the sinking of the Colima. Messrs. Taloot and Phillips, the inspectors, have determined upon an official inquiry into the charge that the cargo was not properly stowed. It was for the purpose of this Investiga tion that the testimony of the third offi cer, the store keeper and the engineers' store keeper was taken by the officers of the Paciiic Mail Steamship company. The investigation will be purely technical in its character and tho wit nesses can only bo experts. For this reason the only testin ony that will be of any value will be that of Third Officer Ilunsen. Tho testimony of tho two rescued storekeepers, they being neither engineers nor navigators, will have but little more weight than the statements of the passengers. The three surviving officers of th<? Co lima have been summoned to appear to morrow and tell their stories in addition to the affidavits that were made to the officials of tho I'acitic Mail. NEW YOUiv. June 6.—The Herald's Washington special says: Six sailors of the navy were lost in the Colima disaster. This is the statement made by Captain Howinson, commandant of the Mare Island navy yard, in a report which has just reached the navy department.. An other blue jacket. Louis Lam ette Zango ree, is reported to have been saved, but no verification of this report has yet been received. THE NATIONAL CONVENTION California's Metropolis Leads in the Race Leaders of the Republican Party Strongly Urge San Francisco for the Place of Meeting WASHINGTON.June 6.—The Washing ton Pose prints some gossip regarding the probable location of the next national Republican convention. The city of San Francisco 's moi c prominently mentioned than any other city In the race for the rational convention prize next year. The Post is disposed to be somewhat sarcastc about the chances of the Pacific coast metropolis. It says in part: "Suppose the next national Republican convention should be held in San Fran cisco. It is said that Chairman Mauley is earnest in his a Ivocacy of the far-off slope city and General Clarkaon is very pronounced in his support. Just how the Republican national committee stands is not so well known. "San Francisco has sought the conven tion for many years. She has sent delega tions across the continent to eloquently plead with the national committee. The lobbies of the Arlington hotel have run red and white with California wine and tho headquarters of the delegation have bean thronged from early morning until late at night with enthusiastic shouters for San Francisco. "Three years ago tho scene at these headquarters naffled description. Cham pagne—American champagne, to be sure, but better than none at ail- was on tap and "never a thirsty man appeared but he went away tilled to the brim with tho sparkling fluid and pledged to Sau Fran cisco. Once a San Francisco paper went sn far as to publish a Washington edition filled with tributes to the Pacific slope and With long arguments to prove how the ticket nominated in San Francisco would rush like a lightning express to victory. "Somehow or other, however, when the shouting and speaking wero over, the plucky California town did not have enough votes and the delegation returned home with a story to tell of blasted hones and broken promises.'' THE TROUBLE IN ARMENIA A Settlement With the Powers Not Improbable. Rioting Bedouin* CONSTANTINOPLE. June (i.-The sit uation as far as tho settlement of the questions in the dispute between the Turkish government and the representa tives of the powers regarding reforms in Armenia are concerned, show cor. aider* able improvement today. The improve ment is undoubtedly due to the firm at titude of the powers in positively refusing to accept any modification of the pro gramme mapped out for the improve ment of the condition of Armenia. The Turkish minister of foreign affairs. Said Pasha, has paid frequent visits to the British embassy since the reply of the porte to the note of the powers was de livered, and it is hoped it will result in persuading tho sultan to accept the inevi table as gracefully as possible. The inci dent of the assault of the Turkish ollicer upon the French officer may be regarded as closed, for the Turkish government has assured the French embassy that it will accord the fullest satisfaction and an indemnity will be paid to tho French olh'cer. In addition his assailant will be tried before a military tribunal and pun ished if found guilty. Rioting Bedouins have destroyed the cholera hospital erected at Jeddab for the care of sick pilgrims traveling to and, from Mecca. Tho Turkish garrison at Jeddab has been reinforced, nut the popU* ! tation will remain on the ships in the j harbor until the arival of the warships, j when their safety will be guaranteed. The Sultan Will Ride BOSTON. June o,— A Mcrriniac car riage linn has shipped to Constantinople a coupe for the uso of the sultan. The inside is trimmed with diab brocatclle with silk lace. The mouldings on ttie outside are of blaok and the panels are [tainted green. The vohicic has a pole for two boriOd. The lamps are trimmed with gold and havo a star and crescnt on them. Coming by Sea SAN FUANCISCO, June d. — Passengers on the steamer St. Paul for Los Angeles: W. A. MolntyrSt W. 0. Moyresj sixteen steeraset THE CUBAN REVOLUTION Plans of a Band of Conspirators in this Country VOLUNTEERS FROM AMERICA Light Draught Vessels Will Be Used as Transports One Expedition Said to Be Fitting Out at Philadelphia-Others Along the Southern Coast Associated Tress Special Wire. JACKSONVILLE Fla., June O,—A spe cial to the Florida Citizen from Fernan dina, Flu., says: % The master stroke of the Cuban revolu tionary movement in this country will occur within threo days. The principal leaders of the party in the United States gathered at Jacksonville two days ago, but yesterday afternoon quietly slipped over here, took carriages and went to Ocean Beach, whoro they stopped at the Strathmoro hotel. From an adjoining room the Citizen correspondent heard the whole of the proceedings, which began at rt o'clock in tho evening and lasted until a late hour. As appeared from the conversation, most of the expeditions hitherto have gone from San .Domingo, but the board decided that the next, bold effort must be from the United States coast south of Charleston. A fleet of light draught vessels could go unnoticed through Bahama channel and then at night make short runs for the northern coast ot Cuba, where there are many bays easy of access for an expedition and are poorly guarded. The plans of the insur rectionists, as far as completed, are as follows: That as all plans for the carrying of the insurrection in Cuba had worked most satisfact >ry,the eastern part of the island had arisen, the western half was ripe for rebellion. The consulting board decided that the expedition should bo made ready iat once; that it should sail from a point between Brunswick. Oa«, and Mayport, Fla.; that it should lo commanded by Col. Enrique Collao, tho war-scarred veteran oi 18hX-7X. and that the Heet should bo guarded by three newly built torpedo boats of the latest pattern of great speed and manned by experienced seamen. Lieut. Tonias Col lao is to be the staff ollicer and Colonel Collao's smalt army is to be recruited from the Cubans in the United States and picked Americans from the southern states. Men already collected by Henry Brooks, who is now in New York city, and who is to accompany the expedition as a member of Collao's staff, are also to bo enrolled. Collao is to land the expedition at some point in the province of Puerto Principe, where forces collected hy Come/- and Marti will co-operate. The expedition is to land \i\ Cuba within thirty days. In addition to ihis plan of operation much general information was given during the deliberations. The province of Pinas del Orras has arisen, and the in surgents have made more nrogress in the present rising of three months j duration than was made in seven years. commencing in lH'iH. It is believed that j within a mouth the whole island wilt he *in arms for the Cubans, and that Cap j tain Oeneral Martinez do Campos is ex- I citing every effort to be recalled to Mad rid before the arrival of the disaster which he believes is sure to overwhelm the Spanish armu> in Cuba very soon. MA BP il>, June 6. -Captain-General Martinez do Campos sent a cable message to Jtho Spanish government announcing that several insurgent leaders are expect ed to effect a landing in Cuba, and owing to fresh disturbances on the islands asks for reinforcements of six battalions of in fantry. The cabinet decided to send ten additional battalions to Cuba without delay. The republicans in the chamber of deputies today formulated a resolution asking the government to respict free discussion of Spanish affairs, particularly referring to the insurrection in Cuba. ►The resolution was rejected by tho over whelming majority of 182 to 19. HAVANA, Juno d.~A dispatch from Manzanillo, province of Sant'ago de Cuba, announces the surrender to the Spanish authorities there of the well-known in surgent leader. Fonseca Sanistebar Cue* varra. The insurgents commanded by Masso have burned the village of Cuisa. Captain Torres was captured by the in surgents and shot. LONDON, Juno 6.—The Standard today contains an intimation to the effect that when the insurrection in Cuba is ended. Spain will refuse to pay part of the costs ot suppressing it. adding: "There is small pretense of conceal ment on the part of those going to Cuba from the United States, and the authorities must he cognizant of it. The country which claimed and obtained damages from England on account of as sistance given to the south by armed vessels, which were allowed, that country should be the last to allow armed men to leave her shores and insurrect against Spain. It is expected that in addition to j the ten battalions of infantry another general will be sent to assist Campos in j suppressing the Insurrection in tho island of Cuba. The loan lor tho Cuban expe ition will Le fifteenSmiilion pesetas. WASHINGTON, .ic.no 6.—lt la learned 1 tho Spanish official) are keeping a close ' watch on several supposed expeditionary movements for the purpose uf furnishing I information en which to request action j by the United States government. One i of the expeditions is believed to have started from Philadelphia. The suspect ed abtps.it ia said at the Spanish legation, : are tho Ceorgc Childs and the Bridgeport. Tho Spanish officials connect the move ment of these ships with suspicious operations at Dauphin and Cat!aland, off \ tne mouth of the Mississippi. It is said i these movements are mainly the result of recent, arrivals in the United States of ! General Queaada Of Venezuela, who 1 brought a considerable sum ot money to I aid the Cubans, and another sympathizer, i who is said to havo brought $';io,oop. Presidential Clemency WASHINGTON, Juneti —The president granted right pardons today. Among those pradc.ned was Arthur \V*. Wilbanks, convicted in California of forging United States postal money orders ami sen tenced February I.ISiM, to two years' im prisonment. The Carson Flint Scandal CARSON, June (3.—There have been no 1 new developements'in mint matters sinco the reported arrest of Honey. It Is stated . now that a reconciliation has taken place between WiMiam Pickler and the Stewart i woman, and Unit they will be married - this evening or nonie time before Tues day. In that event the wife may take advantage of tho law that provide! she need not testify against her husband. Shooting Affray In Nevada WINNKMUOOA, New, Juno 6.— Word reached here tonight of a fatal shooting affray at Kennedy, a mining eamii sixty miles south. 'W. T Jenkins, a promi nent mining man and sheep owner, shot and probably fatally wounded C. H. Mc intosh, a merchant. The men bad a dis pute over the owncrsip of some tailings worked in Jenkins' mill. Mcintosh is in a dying condition, with a bullet wound over his heart, and Jenkins is under ar rest. Some years ago Jenkins shot and killed a cattleman named Dean in Kureka county. A HUSBAND'S PREROGATIVE He Can Dismiss Action for Damage' Brought by the Wife SAN FRANCISCO, June G.—There was filed in the superior court today a peti tion involving the right of I husband to dismiss an action for damages,brought by the wife. This affects every woman in Caliiornia, for a decision in favor of the petitioner means that a husband can at any time, for a consideration, dismiss an action b ought ty the wife without re gard to the justice of her cause. The case in question is the suit of l-aura l-i. Cunningham against the California Street Hallway company for damages on account of injuiies received in a collis ion. The attorneys for the defendants have filed a petition signed by A. C. Cunning bam, husband of the plaintiff, tsking that the suit be dismissed. Cunningham says that he has separated from his wife, but that no formal agreement of separa tion lias been made between them, lie alleges that his wife was not so badly in jured as sho pretended to be, and 10 at tempting to blackmail the railway com pany. Acting unuer this belief, Cun ningham has authorized the railway company to dismiss his wife's suit. ARREST OP DR. TONNER Another Cleveland Street Case Promises to Develop in New York NKW YOlilv, June <;.—Tho case of nr. Alexander Tonner, of West Fifty-eighth street, was before the grand jury today. Whilo the charge originally preferred against him was exhibiting obsceno pic tures to a chance acquaintance in a public park last Sunday, it transpired that an other anil even more grave accusation has been made against the doctor. It grows out of orgies that are alleged to have taken place in the doctor's home which, it is said, was fitted up in a most luxurious manner. The decorations were of the oriental style and there, it is al leged, many called to see the doctor. Most ot the visitors were said to have been young men. The case threatens to develop a scandal on a par with that jf Cleveland street, London. Anthony Comstock, who is prosecuting the case, said today that Dr. Tonner had made a full confession. When Comstock saw the doctor this morning tho doctor said there was nothing left for him but suicide. The prison authorities are on the watch that he doos not get a chance to carry out his design. THE STORY WILL BE TOLD Inquest in the Murder of Hiss Harrington Furnishes a Sensation SAN FRANCISCO, June 6.—ln spite of Frank Bucks statement that he can prove beyond question that his father, the late State Senator L. W. Buck, was in Oakland at the hour wV.en Miss Nellie Harrington was murdered in her flat last Saturday, the chief of detectives is not satisfied with the alioi. All who can throw any light on the movements of Mr. Buck on Saturday have been subpoenaed for the coroner's inquest to be held next Saturday. The coroner has notified the detectives that at the inquest he will demand all the let ters of the murdered woman, the police having intimated that the correspondence has sensational features, but declining to give particulars for publication. The inquest will probably be the end of the case. At present there is no prospect tbat anyone will be arrested. The police have failed to discover any foot indicat ing the murderer, except the suspicion concerning ex-Senator Buck,who is dead. KEPT THE VOW A Released Convict Nearly Kills a Woman Who Prosecuted Him SAN RAFAEL, June Victor Calza cia, an Italian laborer, was released from jail today, where he had served a term for putting gun powder In the stove of a hotel kept by Mrs. Bravo. The woman was the principal witness and Calzacia swore revenge. As soon as released fmm jail today he sought Mrs. Bravo and threw her down a Might of stairs into the street. Then ho attempted to shoot her, but was prevented by spectators. Mrs. Bravo is in a critical condition. Her face is badly battered, her nose broken and it is feared she is hurt internally. Calzaeia has been arrested. Presidential Appointments WASHINGTON,.!iinn C—The president today appointed William H. i'ngh of Ohio, auditor of the treasury for the navy department to succeed O. B. Morton of Montana, removed yesterday, and Ed ward M. Bowers Of the District of Colum bia, now assistant commissi sner of the general land office, to be assistant comptroller of ttio treasury, to succeed Mansilr Of Missouri deceased. William.l. Coombs of New York, to be government director of the Union Pacific railway, vice Don M, Dickinson. Mr Coombs.is an ex-member of congress and for two terms represented one of the Brooklyn districts. The president also made the following appointments in several marine set vices: To he second lieutenants. Alexander R. Hasson, Colin .">. Craig, Claim S. Cochran, Samuel li. Wiuegan. jr.. .lames 0, Ballinger, Charles K. Johnston Ed ward V. Johnson, Samuel P, Kdwards, Jolm G,Berry, Francis A Lewis. To he Chief engineers—David Mc- French, Frank A. Uandal, Horace A. Whiteomh. Wesley J. I'hlllips.Cha rles W ■ Monroe, Frederic k E, Owen The Kentucky Republicans LOUISVILLE, Ivy., June H.—The He pulican stnte convention closed tonight after two days' session of exciting con test. The following ticket was named: Governor ■W. <>. Bradley; lieutenant governor. W. J. Wortbington: auditor, S. H. Stone: secretary of state, Charles Find ley j treasurer, <leorge \v. Long; superintendent of pulbio Instruction, w. J. Davidson j rogister of land office. Charles O. Reynolds; commissioner of agriculture. Lucas Moore . A Friend of Cleveland CHICAGO, Jnni H. -Dr. Henry J. Ed wards of Kvanston, who died at his home yesterday, was horn in Fayetteville. N. V., lii (833, Willi orover Cleveland he clerked In a frrooery store, and for a time tiliey roomed together. I>r. Edward* came west when a VOUnR man, hut during the years that followed he kept up a corres pondence with the companion of his former days, who had risen to national honors. Retirement nf .Minister Matsu WASH INC TON. June H.—The report ed retirement of Mr. Matsu. minister of foreign affair.-, from the Japanese cabi net. has not been communicated to tho Japanese legation here. It is stated that if Mr. Matsu has retired it is doubtless due to ill-health, as he suffered from acute lung trouble, which was aggravated by the recent strain on his health in effecting a settlement with ehinn. Weather Teday: Talr. jft EMPLOYMENT IS SOON PROVIDED to these who seek situations through The Herald "went columns" in roost all cues. It costs but a few cents. The Herald's Circulation is Climbing Up Rapidly. PRICE FIVE CENTS OVERZEALOUS THIEF-TAKERS A Distinguished Educator Gets Into Trouble TAKEN FOR A DEFAULTER Rough Experience of a College Professof in Mexico Escaped Death on the Steamer Colima ta> Be Locked Up in a Dungeon Astoclated Press Special Wire. SAN FRANCISCO, June 6.—Prolessor llernard Moses, who occupies the chair of history and political economy in the Uni versity of California, and who has acliicveu distinction as a writer on po litical economy, recently had on un pleasant experience in a Mexican village. lie went south to collect data for a his tory of the Central American states. He had intended to accompany Professor Harold Whiting oil the ill-fated Colima hut at tho las'; moment decided to travel overland. Atfer crossing the Mexican frontier he was mistaken for a default ing bank cashier, arrested and confined in a jail a day and a night. His appeal to the resident express agent secured his liberation, the express agent advising the authorities that it was a case of mistaken identity. After leaving the jail Mr. Moses was locked in his room at his hotel for another day. In his baggage were let ters to President Diaz anu other promi* nent Mexicans. A TRIO OF MURDERERS Collins, Azof and Oarclu to Be Hanged at San Quentln Today SAN FRANCISCO. June 6.—ln the / state prison an San Quentin three mur derers will bo hanged tomorrow. The condemned men are Patrick Collins who stabbed his wife twenty-eight times be cause she would n?t contnuoto relnquish her earnings tor tho maintenance of her husband's debauches: Ar.tonio Azof, who shot Detective hen Harris of the Southern Pacific to avoid capture for robbing the railway station at Boulder Creek, and Amelio Garcia,a Mexican who slew James < I uilrn mot. an aired resident of San Bernardino because the victim would not give his money to Garcia and two companions. THE THREE-YEAR LIMIT Contention of Attorneys for the Big Stanford Estate Case SAN FRANCISCO,June li.—Counsel for • the heland Stanford estate continued the i argument in opposition to tho govern ment claims for $1".,000,000 in the United States circuit court, today, considering principally the laws of the state of Cali fornia bearing upon the liability of stock boluers in incorporated concerns. Coun sel contended that the govermcnt should have commenced its action within three years after the creation of tho liability as provided by the act of 1800. Events of the World, the Nation, Southern California and Los Angeles WEATHER REPORT—United States ment of agriculture weather bureau's report, received at LO3 Angeles June (i, 1895. riacei u»r. lim. Mu.Tn. Wiia run Los Angeles 2fli»8 70 7(1 W Iciear San Diego.. 29.911 OS (18 ,SW iCloudT S. U Ohlspo!29.92! 08 SO Is PtCldT Fresno 29.78 08 1 ]00 NW iPtCldr San 1'ran'cn 20.90| f>8 7(1 \V I'tcldy ' Sacramento 29.82 Ito , 92 N\v clear I Red Bluff... 139.84 oo 1 90 In clear 1 Eureka 80.16 r>4 . 08 s\v .clear Boieburjf.. ;lt> ?ii till I t>8 N cleir ■ Portland. .. :to.:ta- 84 Mil N\V clear Forecast—June (I.—For Southern California: Fair; nearly stationary temperature, except slightly cooler along the central and northern coast; fresh westerly winds. j Temperature—Report of observations taken ;at Los Angeles, Junenth. [Note — Barometer i reduced to S'ja level.] Time. | Bar. |Ther.|RH'ra|Wd|VBl| W'lier r>:iiii n. in. ;TO.oj .-»s !K» K 1 2 Cloudy 5:00 p. in. |39.93! 70! US |W I ft Clear Maximum temperature, 7<s Minimum temperature, ort. BY TELEGRAPH—The survivors of the 111 --f a ted steamship folium arrived in Sau Francisco: there is wide discrepancy be tween the statements ofthe passengers and the few members of the crew who escaped. Three murderers aie to be hmiircd at San Quentln today The arrest of Dj. Tonner In New York bids lair to develop another Cleveland-street scandal The news oE tho fall of Ouuyaqufl is confirmed; the Eonedorean rebels are in control of the government... Ban Francisco is in the lead as choice tor tho holding of the next National Republican convention.. . The southern Pacific company announced n reduction on wines via the Sunset route from TO cents to 30 cent* per 100 pounds; the cut is made to meet the Panama, line reduction —\ cloudburst destroyed con siderable property and killed many people in Germany The j*rand circle, Compan ions of the Forest, A. O. F. of A., elected Officers at the session in San Jose. ABOUT THE CITY-City druggists object~to paying a county lieemo tax The board of supervisors mid the city council lock horns A possibility of each oil well pay ing the sum ofso per month to the city.... City hall flotsam ~ Los Angeles tent No. 2 holds its semi-annual meeting seats for the public parks A new system of street sprinkling inaugurated yesterday The oflk'inl recommendations upon school sites — Attorney Kngland's return; a bi tory of the trouble ...Irving L Winn re turus home with bis trido Flag raising at the Macy-strect school The lectures on Afr.cn of Today — Social functions of a day — The busy coroner. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Pomona--Marriage of two well-known young people. Santa Ax a—A queer character The Y. M. C. A. home. Pasadena -Marriageof a well-known couple. North Pasadena annexation. RtVßftSlDE—Street bonds heavily carried. WHERE YOU MAY GO TODAY Orpheum theater, 8 p. m. —An Irish stew aid vaudeville. liurbank theater, 8 p, m.— Captain Heme f. 8. A, Simpson tabernacle, 8 p.m.— Lecture Upon AiriGft Ci aOu&J, THE NEWS