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5,250 Lines i j of Wants printed Is th* Sdhtat nasal d. I jl THE HERALD I Continues to draw th* erowda VOL. XLIV. NO. 165 EL ABOGADAS DEL DIABOLO Spanish Papers Urging Severity Toward Insurgents REINFORCEMENTS LANDED Important Accessions to the Ranks of the Insurgents Reports of Indecisive Battles and of Indignities Inflicted Upon Persons Claiming to Be American Citizens Arsociated Press Special Wire LONDON, Sept. 22.—The Havana cor respondent of the Times telegraphs that paper under date of Septemboi 13th: Under the heading, "Abogadas del Diablo" tlie conservative newspaper, the Union constitutional organ publishes an other bitter article taunting other lead ing newspapers because tbey refuse to rccommsnd a policy of greater seventy towards the iniurgents, preferring the advocacy of liberal reforms in the Span ish method of administration. It is officially reported that a skirmish occurred near Guantanamo on Monday, in which the Spania.ds dislodged tn* insurgents from a strong position, killing eight of them. The Spanish loss is re ported as three wounded. The insurgents in the province of Santa Clara any Ihe object of destroying village and settlements is to prevent the troops from obtaining a shelter. Private letters received from Santa Clara state the military organization is extremely faulty. General Campos not having properly secondod the troops which moved aimlessly from point to point with practically no intelligence de partment and no definite plan of cam paign. A correspondent in Santiago de Cuba writes refening to the recent fight at Sao del Indis that Colonel Canellas says he does not claim a decided victory. Tho insurgents held a strong position at one period and pressed the troops hard and nearly captured a Spanish gnn when Canellas ordered the artillery to change its position. An officer of tbe artillery named Gomez reported mortally wound ed is recovering at Santiago. Tne correspondent says further thnt Canellas and 1900 men have left Guanta namo for the purpose of again attacking tbe insurgents. General Navarro and 1800 men now in the vicinity of Santiago de Cuba, are co operating. Recently reinforcements of 2000 infantry and 400 cavalry have landed at Santiago de Cuba; 2000 infantry and 200 cavalry at Guantanamo; 1500 infantry st Mananillo; 1100 infantry at Neuvltas and tue remain der in the province of Santa Clara, it is stated in official circles that an energetic campaign in the province of Santa Clara begins immediately. A number of per sons bave joined tbe insurrection in tlie last few days, including a lawyei named Kspinosa, from Itemedios. and also Senor Jiminez, secretary uf tlie Vueltan muni cipal court. Last week twenty soldiers, while cutting forage outside Santiago ue Cubs, were surprised by tho insurgents and two of tiie soldiers were killed and eighteen taken prisoners. These, after the delivery of t'.ieir arms and ammunition, were re leased and returned to Santiago. Saturday last the harbor police of Havar.a, while watching a suspicious boat alongside the American steamer Mascotte, saw a sack drop into a boat. Upon arresting the boutm-m they opened tbe sack and found it full of rifle cart ridges. They boarded tho steamer, and th* master immedintey granted permis sion tn search the vessel. It was discov ered that tbe Spanish firemen was the person who dropped the sack, and today, with tbe boatman, was tried by a court martial and found guilty of supplying ammunition to the insurgents and sen tenced to penal servitude for life. It is stated here the insurgents regularly re ceived supplies of cartridges by similar means. I can vouch for the truth of tbe statement. Lengthy telegrams from Madrid pub lished yesterday state positively that Spain will send 25,000 men in October and an equal number in January and. If nec essary, they arc prepared to increase tho army in Cuba to 200,1100 mon. Campos is right in saving that bo does not want more men. What clearly is necessary is thnt too solders hove more training and tbe army more method of organization, and, above all, more competent direction is needed if a satisfactory result is wished. La Discussion list week published an account of n fifteen days' march by Gen eral Mella and 3000 men through tbe prov ince of Puerto Principe for the purpose of attacking Marshal Gomez. Tbe only result was a few unimportant sgif misbes. Tbe account reads like the story of Don Quixote rather than n serious warlike action. Two captains and three lieutenants are dead of yellow fever in tbe Cerona regiment stationed at Muer itas. A train guard composed of a corporal and twelve men last Wednesday were attacked near San Miguel, province of Puerte Principe, by a group of eighty in surgents, resulting in five soldieis being killed and the corporal and seven others being captured. General Campos is re ported at Mananillo and proceeding to ward Santiago. THEY WANT MONEY Alleged American Citizens Suffer Damage and Will File Suits WASHINGTON, Sept. 22.—John Sow ers, un American sugar planter at Sagua, Cuba, who was imprisoned by General Campos and subsequently ordered to leave Cubs, passed through Washington last nigbt on his way to his old home at Warrenton , Va. He will return to Wash ington in a few days to present his case to the state department. Sowers claims that he was In no way identified witb the insurgents, but was nevertheless impris oned by Campos' orders for ten days and subjected to many indignities. When re leassJ he was forced to leave Cuba on twenty-four hours' notice. The brief time allowed oid not give bim an oppoi tunity to arrange for the departure of his wife and children, who are still in Cu ba. Mr. Sowers will asK the stale depart ment to demand heavy indemnity from Spain for interfering witb the rights of law abiding citizens. He says he be lieves the Cubans will be successful in achieving their independence. "They are lighting,' said he, "not so 1 much against the Spanish, as to throw off the yoke of a government which tbey regard as oppressive and detrimental to their interests." A dispatch from Tampa, Fla..says that john Repko. for lilteen years proprietor of the Homa Grand Continental hotel at Havana, arrived there tonight. He is a Hungarian hy birth, but became an American citizen ten years ago. The kitchen and warehouse connected with his hotel were built on a government lot for wbicb he paid rental. On July 19, at midnight, he and his family, consist ing of his wife and six ohiliiren, were forcibly ejected from their property. Mrs. Repko was prostrated with nervousness. She was sent airect to New York the fol lowing day. The ejection continued until morning, when the boarders were forced to leave the breakfast table. 'Ihe furni ture was removed and the entire prop erty confiscated. All this was occasioned by a debt of .pSOO which Repko owed the government for rent. Repko was then taken sick and remained so several weeks. He has piuce.d his case under the man agement of F. R. Swift, editor of tho Bridgeport, Conn., Herald, to whom all papers havo been forwarded. The dam ages claimed are $SO,OOO. HAVANA, Sept. 22.—Official advices received tiere say a column of troops near Sa.i Domingo font/lit a band of insurg ents, infficting a loss of tivo killed, twelve wounded and four pfiso .crs taken. Ihe troops also took six saddle horses and a number ot arms. MADRID. Sept. 2.!.—The government has ordered t'OUO Mauser rifles in Ger many for tho use of tbe army in Cuba. PULPIT UTTERANCES A Chicago Divine Believes Spanish Oppres sion Should Be Ended CHICAGO, Stpt. 22.—The Roy. Dr. H. W. Thomas caused somewhat of a sensa tion this morning by declaring from his pulpit that tbe time has come for Amer ica to say tuut the oppression of Cuba by Spain must ro.ne to nn end. There was a large attendance of the best people of the city and the speaker was frequently Interrupted by outbursts ot applause. Dr. Thomas said In part: "Among the modern nations of the eartn Spain is old. She was once in the foreground.one of the greatest and proud est and most prosperous of nations. But she waa always on the Bide of royalty and ecclosiastlc'sm. She belonged to the old order of government and religion. Other countries hnve advanced, have heard the call and caught tne inspiration of a new light, while Spain has stood still, has gone backward. She lias not absorbed other peoplo of the earth snd caught inspiration from them. Her re ligion is Roman Catholic and is supported by the state. No fault can be found with tnat. She has a right to her relig ion, which is one ot tne greet wings or powers of Ihe church. The Protestant religion is tolerated, but worship must be in secret and no notice of meetings may be given . There are 60,000 Protest ants in the conntry and an attendance at worship of 8,000 in a population of less than 16,000,000. There are 5.000,000 men and 1,800,009 women who cannot read and write. Education flourishes in England. Germany, Franco and Italy, and there fore I argue that Spain, this moribund nation thut bus faileed to get into line with the practice of tbis great age, bus forfeited the right to be a dictator, much less v ruler, among the nations of tbe earth. It has the right to exist in igno rance and supers.ition and to mating* its own affairs, but not the right to cruelly oppress its own subjects. "T c time nas come fnr America to say this oppression of Cuba must come to an end and thst very soon. All our mem ories are on tbe side of freedom. When we struggled France hold out a helping hand and Russia sent her warships to cruise off New York. Can we stand still and let Spain crush the life out of these struggling patriots, as brave as men ever were and are struggling for the rights uf men as we once struggled. (Applause). Governments move slowly, but there is now need to deliver an expression of our sympathy. It is fitting that the voice of pulplit, the press and the people of this groat city, the center ot the country, should be heard first." NOT AN ACCIDENT The Spanish Cruiser Bsrcastegui Sunk by a Floating Torpedo PHILADELPHIA, S*pt. 22.-An *n tirely different explanation of the sink ing of the Spanish cruissr Bare stegul and the loss of forty-six lives in the har bor of Uava a on last Wednesday night, is made in letters received in this city to day by a distinguished member of the revolutionary party. According to the news telegraphed from Havana tho day after tbe castastrophe was due to the collision between the cruiser and a meichant steamer. It is now stated as an absolute fact that the cruiser was sunk by a floating torpedo launched by an adventurous party of Cu bans. The Cuban leader who received the letter said: "The Spanish government knows full well what stnk tbeir best cruiser and sent to their deaths Admiral Delg.idu Perejo, In command of tho Spanish navy in Cuban waters, seven officers ami tlnrty-four men. SVe know bore that be fore the dispatch relating to the accident was sent it was carefully edited by the press censor. "Tne advices which I havo received say that on Monday nigbt a party of ten Cu bans under command of Captain Carlos Enrique, left Guantanamo in a steam inuncii which was the recent invention of an American. It was un ingenious de vice, so constructed tbat it could bo launched some disla co away from th* object aimed to be destroyed and then by a piece of clock worg, explode in about fifteen minutes after it is sent out. The little party on the launch hail received these torpedo launches only v week bf fore. Captain Enrique selected a point about 200 yards from the wharf from wliich to lannch the torpedo. It was slipped out am! as soon as it was gone Captain Enrique cave orders to steam away ns rapidly as possible. The work of the torpedo was even more speedy than anticipated. Not five minutes elapsed be fore it exploded with a report thst was beard several miles away. From what those on the boat say, it must have gone off about fifty feet away from the cruiser and struck her In tlie starboard side. It Is true the merchant steamer Morterey was near the vessel at the time and that she, ton, suffered damage, but it was not serious by any means, and if the men on boardxof ber had kept their heads they might \liave saved some of the lives of those on board the cruiser. The Irrizatlonitts PHOENIX. Ariz., Sept. 22-Fifty dele gates from the Albuquerque Irrigation jongress arrived yesterday morning In this city. In the afternoon a special train carried them to Glendale, where carriages were ready to csrrv them to tbe Orange groves and' fruit farms, ostrich farm and other places of interest. Last night v grand reception was tender, a them at the Phoenix opera house, also to citizens nf Tempe ami Mesa. Today a special carried th* visitors to Tempe and Mesa, at which latter place a big barbecue awaited tbem. THE HERALD LOS ANGELES, MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 23, 1895.-EIGHT PAGES. THE NEW YORK DEMOCRACY Details of Tuesday's Convention Are Still Unsettled TAMMANY REPRESENTATION There Will Be Music Wben tbe Fac tions Gatber None of the Political Leaders on th* Ground, But It Is the Quiet Before the Storm Associated Press Special Wire SYRACUSE, N. V., Sept. 22.—Where one week ago today the Republicans at Saratoga had practically «ettlcd alld». tails of tlieir convention, with the single exception of the exeiso plank, here in this city forty-eight hours prior to the meeting of the Democratic convention, no details have been settled,and those few delegates who have arrived here are abso lutely at sea as to what will be th* ticket and the plsttorm. There does not seem to be any anxiety in the matter except over two points, that of tbe disposition of the excise matter and the settlement of dis putes between the tactions. Even in this latter the anxiety seems to relate to New York city alone and the contest for minor counties are merely looked upon as temporary matters, which will be settled prior to tbe meeting of tbe convention. Perhaps the most curious feature of ibis coming convention is the fact that none of the leaders have arrived in this city. Headquarters which were engaged weeks ago are unoccupied. Even the rooms engaged by tbe smaller fish tbat bob and fly about the loaders are still empty. Senator Hill is supposed to be in Al* banv. Senator Murphy, Richard Croker and William F. Sheehan are in Saratoga. William R. Grace. Charles R. Fairohild and E. Ellcry Anderson sre still in New York. None ol the Kings county men are bore and the New York city proper men, who have harmonized tbeir differ ences and have organized a mixed dele gation, will probably not be here until tomorrow. The only band beard here to day was tbat of the Salvation Army. Hotel corridors contain only newspaper men and the general population. Tomorrow afternoon Tammany, 500 strong, will arrive, with the State Dem ocracy people, 250 in nnmber. upon their heels, and tnere is likely to he music. First of all in the work to be accom plished prior to the opening of the ques tion is settling tho difficulties between the factions of the party from those coun ties who have elected two sets of dele gates. There are small contests in Wayne anti Osweiiu counties which may be set tled by threats rather than by moial suasion, tt is pretty well asreed, so far as Kings county contests go, that tho arrangement enter d into hy the arbitra tion committee will be agreed to by both fuctions. This representation gives to the regular organization two-thirds of a vote apiece and tn the contestants, known as tha Sbepardites.one-tbtrd vote. This seems to be satisfactory on th* ground that the third oi a vole given to the Sbepard men fully represents their strength in Kings county. The general sentiment among tue lead ers und even among the rank and file is that the Now York contest would be sst tld in the same manner. But Tit n many representatives arc hero and are loud in their assertions that the vote con trolled by the Stat* Democracy in New York by no means entitles them to a one third representation. Tbey would have then even more than tbeir quota. There is also a sentiment among some of the Tammany men that th* Stats Democracy sootild not be granted any concessions whatever, not that it would be particu larly wise to antagonize them, but that It would be a confession of weakness on the part of the machine organization that would b* discreditable to Tammany • d th* stats machine alike. So far as c.n be learned tonight, the State Democracy will tomorrow night meet the Tammanyites and demand a representation of one-half. The Tammany loaders will retuse this proposition and the matter will be re ferred to the state coaimitteee for arbi tration. Mr. Hinckley's committee will make the politic offer of a representation of one-third, which is in the nature of v compromise. If there is a slate of candidates in ex istence it is in someone's pocket and it is likely to be smashed. The matter of candidates will have some effect on the contests, for if the leaders of tho state democracy lind any slate distinctly against their faction, they will insist on a large representation, while if tbey feel that-they are properly treated in the matter, tiiey agreo to concessions. The following are the most likely to compose the ticket: General Horatio King of Kings county, for secretary of state; E. D. Griffin for at torney general; Augustus Scheu for comp troller; D. L. Dow for state treasurer; George Clinton Ward for state engineer; for judge of the courtof appeals, Edward S. Kapollo of New York. The only objections to this slate that could be argued is that New York City ooes nol get the places on the ticket that she lias asked for. Her candidates so far are Theodore V. Myers for comptroller; John A. Ma3on for state treasurer; Judge Rspollo for the court of appeals. Irom a lucrative standpoint, the posi tion accorded the men on the above slate, that of judge of the court of appeals is the best of the lot. but it is devoid of pol itical importance, anJ the delegates from New York would rather land either their candidates for comptroller or state tress ttrer. It is the general concensus of opin ion here tonight thai n majority of tbe delegates to the convention will lavor a local option clause in tbo platform as ti Sunday closing of saloons. A prominent delegate said tonight: "It lias been proposed to adopt Inst year's plan and modify it so it shall read a'-oitt a* follows: 'We oppose all sump tuary legislation which needlessly inter feres with tho personal liberty of customs of the people. Wo beliove in equitable excise legislation, which carefully regu lates the sale of intoxicating liquors, pro scribes just fees for licenses anu preserves all needed restriction for the mainte nance of order and the goo 1 of society. We protest against sumptuary laws whoso arbitrary and burdensome provisions arc in ncedliss restraint of individual liberty and aro opposed to public sentiment and liberal policy. " 'We advocate sucn modifications bvtbe legislature of the present law ns will ad mit of proper observance of the Sabbath day and not put needless burdens on the poople. and that the residents of localities be allowed local option In tbo sale of liquor on Sunday.' ' The Hovas Routed PARIS, Sept. 22.—Advices from Mon janga say that General Duchesne has sur prised rii 0 Hovas in the Tsmainoudry defile. The Hovas were routed and eighty of tbem were killed. COURT OF THE LAST GUESS United States Supreme Court Meets October 14th MANY IMPORTANT MATTERS Desert Land Entries Within the Limits of Railroad Grants A Case Involving the Legality of the Wright Irrigation Law-Rights of Sugar In vestigation Witnesses Asscclated Press Special Wire. WASHINGTON. Sept. 22.—The United States supreme court will meet again on Monday, October 14. On that day. after assembling, the justices will call upon tho president. Ths business of tbo court will commence on the 15th. The first week will bo devoted to miscellaneous business. The important cases that were pending at the last session were set for early hearing and will be called October 21. Among tbem are the following: The United States, appellant, vs. Ben jamin Hesiey. involving tbo price of des ert lands. Tbe court of claims held that $1.25 per acre was tbe price under the the act of March 3, 1877, but the govern ment exacted $2.50 per acre because the lands were witnin a railroad land grant. The case will have an important bearing on all desert land entries inside of rail road i.,uu grants. The Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago <fc St. Louis Railroad Company vs. Willard B. Brown, relating to tho responsibili ties of a corporation for an accident to an employee wnile he was acting under instructions from a foreman and had an opportunity to know the danger ho in curred. Tbe United Statos vs. tho State of Texas is the well known Greor county case and involves the question of title to the lands of Greer county. Santiago Ainsa, administrator of tbe will of Frank Ely vs. the United Stales. An appeal from tne court of private lands claims on the part of the claimants of Lus Nogales do Elias, Mexican land grant, embracing 25,899 acres. Many other cases beforo the court of private and claims depend upon the de cision in this case. William Treaga vs. the Board of Direc tors of Modesto Irrigation District, irom the supreme court of California, relating to irrigating corporations and testing the legality of the Wright irrigation law and confirmation aot of the California legislature. The federal questions in volved arc that the. defendant was denied "due prccsss of law" and "equal protec tion of tbo laws," and thnt the judgment Of the'lower'court amounts to taking pri vate propelty for private uses. Much property is involved in the case. Tne Flonrnoy Livestock company vs. William Beck. This is a case wuere tlie company filed a bill In equity against Captain' Beck. U. S. A., acting as agent of the Omaha and Winnebago Indian res ervation in Neoraskn, asking an injunc tion to prevent Book from interfering witb the possession by the company and its lessees of certain reservation lands which the company bad obtained fiom tbe Indians. The circuit court of appeals, decided against the Flonrnoy company. Benjamin il. Johnson, Alvln M. Leigh ton and Samuel Marks vs. the United States; three cases involving the act of March 8, 1891, for the adjudication of In dian depredations claims. The court of claims decideJ against the claimants und tbey appealed. About 11,000 coses have been filed and perhaps most of tnem de pend upon the principles raised in these cases before tbe supreme court. The Steamship Delaware, Thomas Thomas ts. Charles Wmtiett and others, involves a construction of the act of Feb ruary 13, 1893, relating to navigation of vessels and bills of lading. The act was intended to protect ships and compel ves sels transporting merchandise from the United States to exercise due diligence to make th* vessrl seaworthy n:td to be properly manned and equipped. In the present ease a collision occurred while tbo vessel was in charge of a duly li censed pilot. The question arises whether the owners nio not In such cases exempt from any damage which may occur. Many similar cases are in the lower court awaiting a decision in this case. There are also a large number of crimi nal cases in which Feleral questions are involved, set for the 21st. A number of these cavne Irom Indian Territory, which always furnishes more than its share. One of tho impouant cases which will be called early in the term is the case of Lawrence Millet vs. W. liriggs Green, known as the South Carolina registra tion case. In this Chief Justine Fuller sat as a circuit judge and upon request Associate Justice Harlan allowed an ap peal lo be made from tbe decision of this court. Among some of the important cases which bave been filed since adoti'ii tnent and which will probably receive at tention dining the coining term are the following: The Western Union Telegraph com pany against the State of North Carolina; tbe Unitea States agninst Elver ton Chap man. ono of tbe sugar witnesses; the Northern Pacific railroad acainst Narisse Perier; the Central Railroad company of Georgia and H. M. Coiner and R. M. Borders, receivers ol the same, against William Wright, comptroller general of the state of Georgia; tbe United s-tates against the Ore aon & California Railroad company, the United States against tho Union Pacific Railroad com pany, the Unite I States against the Union Pacific and William Dalrymple, Charles D. Long against William Lochren, commissioner of pensions. ALL HANDS LOST A Vessel Lost in Collision Identified as the Oowasblrs PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22.-It is now generally conceded that the unkrown four-masted steel ship wilh which the British ship Princo Oscar collided July 13th Inst, sinking her, is tho Loid Down shire of Belfast, which is commanded by Capt. J. G. MoMurray, well known at this port. This ship was known to havo been in the locality of tho collision at the time, homeward bound from Caleta Bueuo, from wbicn port she sailed in May for Hamburg, loaded with nitrate. So positive aru the underwriters of this, owing to iv r tallying to such an extent to the ship whicli Captain Henderson of tne Prince Oscar describes, that a prem ium of 8(1 to 80 guineas is now being paid for her reinsurance. Thu Lord Down shir J is owned by what is known as tho Irish Ship Owners' association of Belfast, of which association Thomas Dixon A Sons are managers, ihe Lord Downshire carried a crew of about forty men. A VERY WELCOME CHANGE The Middle West Rejoices in Lower Te.nperature UNSEASONABLE SNOWSTORM All Colorado Wears a Mantle of White rluch Damage Done to Shade and Prult Trees and to Electric Wires—Eastern Hot Wave Broken Associated Press Special Wire. CHICAGO, Sept. 22.-Relief from the sweltering weather of tbe past week reached here tonight when a cold wave, accompanied by a driving rain, which sent [ pedestrians hurrying fo* tfieir homes, arrived. At midnight the ther mometer stood at 56, having dropped from 86 at 7 p. m., and tho indications are that it will continue to drop until morning. The barometer Indicates storms, which will be welcome visitors after the scorching days through wbicb the city has just passed. Today was ex cessively hot and the wind seemed laden with heat and only added to the gen eral sufferings. At 7 o'clock there were no indications of the change which cams an hour later. Tbe past few days breaks all records for September in this city. There were ten deaths from heat and numerous prostrations. Dispatches to tbe Associated Press from many points in Illinois, lowa and Wis consin report a dop in temperature to nearly the same figures. At nearly all pints which havo been heard from the change was ushered in by a violent wind storm which at some points did consider able damage. In northern Wisconsin the wind was accompanied by a very heavy rain, some points reporting a fail from half an Inch to one inch in less than an hour. Teltgrshpla communication with the northwest was seriously crippled by tbe storm and at a late hour tonight the wires arc still in bad condition. Tho southwest sale which started in at daylight tbis morning blew furiously on all the upper lakes. On Lakes Michigan and Huron the wind was from the south west, on Lake Superior southerly and on Lake Erie southeasterly. Strong souther ly winds have prevailed for so long that it is not thought by marine men that any schooners were out in this heavy blow. They were forced to seek shelter at tbe lower end of the lake, and there has since been no weather in wnich it would be wortn while to venture out and light their way against a strong head wind. On this account it is probable that few disasters will bo reported on tt-e lakes from tiie gale. DENVER, Sept. 22.—Nearly the entire, stste of Cjlorado is covered by a mantle of snow, although tod :y's bright Jsnn shine made great inroads upon it on the plains and in the valleys. the storm was a record breaker, such a depth of snow never having been seen so early in the season. At Greeley, fifty miles narth of Denver, the snow waß fourteen inches deep, while in Denver nearly eight inches fell. In the mountains it exceeded a foot in many places. Tho southern limit of tho snow was rueolo, 150 miles south of Denver, although in tbo mountains in tbe south western corner of the state it extmded nearly or quite to the New Mexico line. Immense Janiace was done to shade and fruit trees. The foliage bad not been touched by frosts and the great weight of wet snow was more than the limbs could resist, tho people heme kept awake by the crashing of branches torn from the tices. Hardly a single shade tree iv tbis portion of the state escaped damage more or less severe, and many thousands are utterly ruined. Sidewalks were com pletely blocked by tbe broken branches. Much'loss was also sustained oy tbe tele phone and electric light wires. Grand .lunction, Montrose anc Canyon City, tho best fruitgrowing rerionsof the state, escaped serious damage from the snow, although tonight s sharp frost may caus • great havoc. in the mountain valleys much late grain was ready for tbe harvest. It was nearly all ruined. NEW YORK, Sept. 22.-The official thermometer of tbe weather bureau today recorded the highest temperature ever taken by the department oa September 22d in this city. At noon the mercury registered 96 degrees. Tbo mean temper ature lor tho day was 86 degrees, which is 22 above the normal for September 22d. Tbe humidity was low, however, there being only 4!i per cent of moisture in tiie atmosphere. WASHINGTON. Sept. J.'.—Willis L. Moore, chief of the weather bureau, to day gave out the following weather bulletin: The hot wave will be broken sometime tomorrow, probably En the af ternoon in Chicago, St. l.ouis and the slates of thccantral ami upper Mi sissippi vulley. Texas, Arkansas and west por tion of Tennessee and Kentucky, eastern Minnesota nnd the upper lake region. A uecidrd fall in temperatuie will be ush ered in by Heavy thunder storms nnd rain, followed by several days of cool weather. MA RSHALLTOWN, lowa, Sept. 22.— The protracted siege of hot weather was sudaentv broken this afternoon by rain and a cold w .ye, the temperature lulling nearly 40 degrees in two hours. A severe frost is likely to follow if tho weatner clears. SALT LAKE.Utah.Sept. 22. —A special from Rawlins, \Vyo.,to the Tribune says: Frame Kevins sciit his two sons into the Rttlch v mile owav from home to drive the cows. Twenty horsemen, Who went to search for them, have returned, find ing no trace of them. Tbey have un doubtedly perlsheo in the snow, which is two feet deep. The Snake river stage picked up a sheep herder nine miles from town last nigbt. Hs was completely ex hausted and almost frozon. Throughout the West OMAHA, Sent. 2..- Last night Omaha and all Eastern Nebraska was wrestling with a hot wave with the thermometer at 100. Tontsht an inch of snow cov ers the around at Big Springs, North Platte, Orand Island and other north western towns and overcoats are in de mand at Omaha, with the mercury at 44. It is clear, with prosnects of frost. Corn is beyond the possibility of danger from this source. CHAPEL!., Neb., Sept. 22.-The pest week has been a r?cord breaker for weather. The fore part was the warmest weather of the season, tbe .l.ermomcter touching 111. Yesicrday it turned very cold and began snowing. There is now one inch ot snow on the ground aud still falling. ST. LOUIS,Sept. 22.—A decided change in temperature took place today. All day long the weather was almost unhear ahlv hot. a hot south wind prevailing. At 3 o'clock tbo highest point, 93, was reached by the meroury, and there was jj Rooms to Let This i< tiMjouoß win a mall Want MM rtlrtHaU ||| — Try It i not much change until sundown, when tba weath°r became much cooler. By midnight a drop of moro than 30 oegreea was regislereJ. and the unprecedented not spell that has prevailed unbroken for more than a week was broken. LA CROSSE. Wis.. Sept. 2 .—The ll mg spell of beat ended this atternouii witb a furious rain in which nearly half an inch of watet fell in twenty minutes. The rain was accompanied by heavy winds. The streets were littered with branches and many large trees were blown down. Several plata gla*s windows were blown in. The tomperatre was 94 just before the storm. PHILADELPHIA. Sept. 22. - One death occurred today »s the result ot tho intense heat. The victim was E. H. Lam on, nged 1:5. Tbe thermometer at 1 o'clock tbis morning registered 77 and reached 97 degrees this afternoon. MaDISON, Wis., Sept. 22.—A strong wind swept over the northern portion of Dane county this afternoon, uprooting trees, blowing down buildings and over turning everything in its way. Tbe path of tbe storm ran through a little station named Dane, on the Northwestern road. A train bound for Chicago barely es caped. The engieneor saw the storm np proaobing and threw open the throttle. Br this means he outstripped tbe wind. SPRINGFIELD, 111., Sept. 22.—The terrible heat of the past week was broken tonight wuen v cole" wave swo iped down from the northwest, the temperature fall ing 25 degees in un hour, uud at 8 p. m. registered but GO degrees. A .special Bulletin Is Issued WASHINGTON, Sept. 22.—Willis T. Moore, chief of tne weather bureau, pre pared the following special bulletin: At this writing the temperature at Chi cago is 84 degrees ana the maximum temperature during tho day was 04 de grees, and by tomorrow morning the much retarded and long wished-fur cold wave will have extended over Illinois, causing a fall of from thirty to forty de grees in temperature. The approach of this cold wave over the central Missis sippi valley was anticipated by the pub lished forecasts of the bureau oh Saturday and this morning's special bulletin was issued, giving telegraphic warning of tbe decided change in temperature to 1265 stations located in tbe states of the Upper Mississippi valley and upper lake region. Those warnings hare been extended eastward to the states of the Ohio valley in tbe anticipation thnt tbe cold wave will extend over these states Monday night. The approach of this cold wave was first indicated by the reptuts received from the extreme* northwest Canada sta tions on Thursday and its slow movement to the southward was due to an extended area of high pressure which oovered the eastern halt of tbe United States, witb its center over the south Atlantic states. This distribution of pressure gave per sistent warm southerly winds until the area of high pressure covering the cr.ld wavo gathered sufficient force to over come this resistance. The cool wave wns driven almost southward over the Rocky Mountain states during tbe 20th and 21st, attend*.! by snows and freezing weather in Colorado, the Dakotas and Nebraska | while there was some uncertainty as to tlie rapidity uf the advance of this cool wave to tlie eastward when it first ap peared in the externa* northwest there was strong probability on Saturday that it would extend over tho central valleys tonight and such notice was duly given. While, the ranrning report of the day justified a wide distribution ot the emer gency warnings sbovo referrsd to. The rapid development of the depression winch is now central over Lako Superior will hasten tho movement cf tbis cool wave to the eastward. THEY FOUND THE BONES Pitiful Relics of the Greely Arctic Ex ploration Parly Member., of the Peary Crew G.ve Out the Oruesoms Talc, But the Offi cers Deny It ST. JOHN N. F., Sept. 22.— A sensa itttional report is current today, set tfloat by the crew of the Peary steamer vite, to the effect that they were bring ng home tbe bones of one of tho Gieely lurty from Cape Sabine, where nearly all >f Greefy's men perished from starva tun. About ten years ago, at tho time Gen eral ftreely was rescued, twelve bodies vers found there. The place has never jeen in-visited since until tbe Kite land >d men there ir. August, who made an ex iloration around tbe site of tbe camps. Lieutenant Peary and his friends deny hat they have any such relics on board. DISCOURTEOUSLY TREATED Dogfight Patrons Complain ol Deputy Sher iffs' Wuys OAKLAND. Sept. 22.—Sheriff White and a posse of deputies spent tbe greater nort of last night in search of the pro moters and patrons of a dog tight and at 3:30 o'clock this morning succeeded in capturing seventeen men in Isaac Bot toinly's barn, just . north of Tetnescal. The sheriff's deputies took the dog fan ciers unawares and tomorrow they will be arrested and prosecuted for violation of the statute prohibiting dog fighting* Several well-known piofession.ll and business men found mixed in among the Other guests at the pit are experiencing panes of anguish more painful than those of Ike llottokml.v's bull pup. whose neck was bally chewed when the raiders Stopped the tight. The spectators were all stojd up in line by thedeputy sheriffs and tbeir names tattea, so tuat warrants for each one's nrrest might on properly prepared. Capitalists, saloon keepers and insurance agents, dentists and business men were sworn with no mure courtesy by the deputies than were the habitues of the SanLeandro road resorts or the round ers of tue Sun Pablo avenue tenderloin district. A Veterans Reunion "M 1 DOLEFOKt, v.. f-cpt. 22. — foe So' ciety of tho Army of West Virginia holds its annual reunion here September 20, 2G and 27. General W. H. Howell, presi dent and department commander of Illi ni.is, will be pesent with his staff: Gen eral Charles Townsend, t he Commander of the department of Ohio, and ita.it, and Governor McKinlcy nnd stuff; General W. E. Bundy, national commander Sons of Veterans, and staff: Governor MdCor kle and staff; General Asa W. Jones, Asa Biishnell, C. H. Grosvenor, J. Warren Kiefer, A. J. Warner.Colonel L. H. Will trims, James E. Oampbsll anti J. li. For aker and oners hive been i ivite i. A Seattle Suicide SEATTLE.Wn.,Sept.22. — Leander Hi ta bard, a saw filer, aged l.i years, was found dead ill a chair in bis little house this afternoon at I o'clock, with a charge oi' shot from a shotgun through his beart. Tlie gun ramrod anil tho cleaning rod lay on the floor dose at hand. It is supposed to be a case of suicide. PRICE FIVE CENTS GREAT BRITAIN'S GREED Hungry for More Seaports on American Soil MAP OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Claiming fo Locate tbe Alaska-Brills* Boundary Line England Will Claim Seaports and OeM .lines, Glaciers and Mountain Passes. Under th* Russo-Amerlcan Treaty Associated Press Special Wire SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 22.—Tha state ment published in the Post-Intelligencer some time ago that the official maps pre* pared by the provincial government ol British Columbia would show tbe troth of every charge tbat has been made in Ibis paper,to the effect tbat Croat Britain intenJeJ to do ncr utmost to grab almost every available site for a seaport, iS fully confirmed by tbe published copies of the map, of which several have been re ceived in the city. The map bears tbe legend, "Map of the Province of British Columbia, compiled by direction of th* Hon. G. B. Mart'n.chief commissioner of lands nnd works, Victoria, B. C, 1885.'' Tbe Canadian map shows the Brit'sh boundary claim in a clearly defined broken black line. Starting from tba south, it touches Cape Chacon,the south ernmost point of Prince of Wales island, and runs up Behrn channel, turning *&at» erly to a point in Borough bay. Thence it runs northwesterly along the summit of a supposed rang* of mountains parallel with the general line of the shore, but which the American surveyors say does not exist. Opposite the head of Holk ham bay it leaves this mountain range to the east and cuts across Tracy arm, leav ing the bead of that inlet in British ter ritory. It makes a similar cut across the head of Speel river estuary. It also cuts across Taku iniet midway of its length, leaving the mouth of Taku river, which is tlie only eligible site for a seaport in British territory, while it gives tba United States tbo mountainous shores toward tbe ocean. It then cuts across to the point south of Berner's bay in Lyon canal. It. cuts across that large inlet, tben veers to the southward and crosses Glacier bay near its mouth, tben runs northwesterly over the summits of the great peaks to Mount St. Eliae. By cutting across Lynn canal this line gives to Great Britain Berner's bay, where valuable gold mines are being de veloped by American capital, and it leaves tne Chilkoot inlet, tbe Sheep Creek mines, which have recently been discovered by Americana, and the Chil koot pass, which is tbe only practicable route to the Yukon mines, in British ter ritory. It also gives to Great Britain the Muir glacier, Alaska's greatest scenic at traction to tourists. Generally speaking, it cluims for Great Britain the heads of the three greatest inlets in Alaskan ter ritory. ihe strongest denials of Gieat Britain's claim have come from the Metlakahtla Indians, who,some years ago moved from i'ort Simpson, near the mouth of Work channel, in British Columbia, to Annette island, for the express purpose of becom ing subject to the American government, which had granted the island to them. This island lies to tha east ol Behm chan nel, and is thus claimed by Great Britain, while all previous delinitions of the bound* ary have shown it to be undisputed Amer ican territory. The boundary line is drawn in con formity with the British interpretation of the treaty between Great Britain and Itussia. made in 1525. London Money Market LONDON, Sept. 22.—The unprecedent ed congestion in the money market con tinues, and there is no indication of per manent relief for a while. It is hoped that the drain from tlie United Stales is checked for the present. Tbe release shortly of millions in connection with the Chinese loan will aid tbe existing plethora. The volume of business on the stock exchange bas been much reduced, oven mines being dealt in on a smaller scale. Tbe volume of most descriptions lias lecsived a setback. The release of tha government dividends a fortnight ago lias strengthened the market, anti the re covery of prices of all first class stocks is anticipated. American railways have shown a pretty general, though fraction al advance, Grand Trunk shares were livelier. THE NEWS BY TELEGRAPH.—New York Democ racy preparing for tlie etate conven tion— Englands' greed for possessions in Alaska—A yacht to be built to race the Defender— Sporting notes—U. S. supreme court meets October 14th— Gruesome cargo of the Peary steamer Kite—Tbe eastern hot wave over— Cuban war news; American citizens claim damages—Goodman and the ticket brokers -American engineers to investigate Core in gold mines— Tbe Spanish cruiser detroyed by a torpedo—Alaskan land-grabbers—An English anarchist sat upon at Chicago — A Pasadena upheaval growing out of illegal liquorsnles—Santa Ana; fire on tbe Sau Joaquin—San Bernardino; The Howell case. ABOUT THE CITY—No trace »el of the missing girl Adrienne Pavlides and the woman Le Page and no trace of the man llangotl—The meeting of the board of education this evening may bo a lively one—Some of the munici pal matters to be considered today by the council--Meeting of the Interna tional E iucational Labor association; a largo number present—lnteresting ceremony at the Church of the Sacred Heart; the "blessing of the boll"—PI nal day of the shooting tournament; some good scores made—A review of the sporting world—The Italian pin nic yesterday in celebration of tbe unification ot Italy—Yestsrday at the churches—Tbe ministry of mtisie; Professor \V. L. Tomlins. WHERE YOU rtAV QO TODAY ORfPHEUM—At Bp. m., vaudeville? " BURBANK—it Bp. nr., The Mm.ate*.