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VOL. XLIV. NO. 177
The District Yesterday Joined
the City
.he Vote Was Even Lighter Than on
Vhit the New District Will (lain by the
Move—A Problem for the Po
lice Commission
When the proposition for a greater Los
Angeles first began to assume definite
character, and it looKed as if the city
would call a special election for the pur
pose, some of those interested in the pro
ject so fit? as it pertained to Highland
Talk went before the executive committee
of tbe annexation association of tbe four
south and western districts, which on
Thursday refused to become a part of tho
city, and proposed that both of the then
pending elections be held upon one and
tbe same day. The offer made included,
if acoepted, a proposition to pay to the
south and western associations any and
all of the expenses which had been by
the latter committee incurred up to that
time. The offer was flatly refused. Yes
terday the people of Highland Park voted
to annex by a majority of nine votes. On
Thursday the people of Vernon, Pico
Heights, Rosedale and University refused
annexation by eighteen votes. Had the
proposition of tbe Highland people Deen
accepted by the southwestern districts,
Los Angeles would today be just as large
and no larger than was the city yester
day. As it is, a step bas been taken in
the direction of tbe greater city. It is a
little bit of a step, to be sure, but it Is a
step In the right direction,just tho same.
The election yesterday was a very quiet
affair, even more quiet than was the ore
on Thursday. Contrary to general ex
pectation, yesterday's election carried,
although tbe total vote cast, especially
inside the city, was not more than 2 per
cent ot the entire total vote in the city.
Arroyo Seco Park is now a part of tbo
city and wiil have to pay a saloon license
of $50 a month, if a license ia granted
the place at all. This will be one of tbe
new problems which the police commis
sioners will havo to face.
The election board In the annexed dis
trict kept out lots of votes yesterday, per
mitting only those whose names are in
the great register to cast their ballots.
Tbe new district will at once require
police and lire protection. For the former
purpose a mounted officer will probably
be furnished to do night duty. What tho
council will do for the new territory in
the way of lire protection is a conun
drum, as the city treasury is hardly in
lliane for very much of a splurge in that
The new district 13 to be a part of the
domains of Councilman George Htockwell.
All of it is located in the First ward.
The oity council will canvas the votes
of yesterday's election Tuesday The re
turns will then be certified to by the city
clerk and deposited with the secretary of
state, after which Highland Park will
have been officially wiped off the map.
Yesterday's election gives to the peo
ple of the annexed district, besides po
lice and fire protection, tbe benefit of
sending their children to the high school,
the privileges of the public library and
electrically lighted streets
Yesterday's vote in detail was as fol
lows :
For Annexation-
First ward 84
Second ward 43
Third ward 47
Fourth ward 30
Fifth ward 17
Sixth ward.... , 15
Seventh ward 17
Eighth ward ' 31
Ninth ward , 21
Highland Park
Total JiM
Against Annexation—
First ward Jfl
Second ward 17
Third ward .... 12
Fourth ward ij
Fifth waid 0
Sixth ward 22
Seventh ward ' "17
Eighth ward , j.O
Ninth ward - t 4
Highland Park 12
Total 7120
Majority for annexation, 9.
Total for annexation in the city, 305.
Total against annexation in the city,llo.
Total vote cast, 440.
Burled With Honors
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.-Mr. William
No Other Newspaper in Southern California Will Have a Greater
Variety of Interesting and Readable Matter than will Tomorrow's
Its Opinions Upon Ail Subjects Are Respected, Its Articles Quoted
and No Other Pacific Coast Paper Will Be So Profusely Illustrated
Here Are a Few of the Specially Prepared Features:
Devoted exclusively to matters which The bones of His Satanic Majesty
cannot fail to interest every woman. have been brought from Japan and
Fashions and other subjects of vital are now In New York. A story of
Importance to milady will be dis- great interest to all, particularly to
cussed. Profusely illustrated. archaeologists. Illustrated.
A graphic account of the remarkable The curious religious beliefs that
doings of the turf's most noted have had their advent among the
plunger. With portrait. people during recent years. Illus-
The big politicians are now busy tell- THE CRUISER BROOKLYN
ing the public that they don't want The latest of Uncle Sam's armed sea
to run for the presidency in '06. monsters just launched fully de-
What the best known have said. scribed. Illustrated.
With portraits.
PRESIDENTIAL CHANCES Stories of Henry Howe and Charles
Of Levi P. Morton as viewed by a W. Couldock, both octogenarians
noted character delineator. Replete but once stars. Scenes at the Play
with illustrations. ers > Club.
The story of the first California lm- . The latest application of powerful
. provement Company and incident- lenses promises some remarkable
ally of the first printer on the Pacific revelations. The criminals all fear
coast. Illustrated. it. Illustrated.
tf. Hoard, minister resident and consul
general of tho United States at Monrovia,
Liberia, has informed the department of
state of the death of General Rasher
man, general of tbo Liberian army. He
was buried with honors of war at Mon
rovia on the 2d inst.
Bavaria Declines to Extend the Clemency
Asked by Ambassador Runyon
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4,-News bas
reached Washington unofficially confirm
ing the cable reports that the Prince of
Havana has declined to extend clemency
to Lotus Stern of New York, as was re
quested by our ambassador, Mr. Runyon.
The prince is the last resort in such a
case, within the limits of Bavaria, where
Mr. Stern was tied, and he most either
serve out his sentence of two weens im
prisonment and fine of riOO marks or for
feit his bail, which has been lixed in the
excessive sum of $20,000. At first Mr.
Stern lodged an appeal, but soon witn
drew this in order to make an application
for modification of the sentence, asking
that the imprisonment be changed to a
fine. This lieinc refused, it is understood,
that the appeal cannot be renewed. The
affair lias left a bad impression here,
for it is believed fiat the Germans have
seized upon a trilling offense to treat a
prominent American citizen oppres
Patrolling of the Sealing fln-unds Thor<
ouglily Done
A Vigorous Denial of the Assertion That
English Vessels Are Allowed to
Carry Firearms
SEATTLE, Oct. 4.-Captain Cantillion
of the sealing steamer M. M. Morrill,
makes a vigorous denial to the report of
Captain White at San Francisco to the
effect that the Bering sea patrol had al
lowed the use of arms by the British seal
ers and had been more strict with the
"I heard some shooting, and one al
ways does," said Captain Cantillion,
"but sometimes, when one Is I" clear
weather, another may not be and cannon
shots for signals may be mistanen for
"The cutters wero most vigilant, and
if any slight favor was shown to tho Brit
ish It is not the fault of the cutters, but
of their superiors, for they have obeyed
.heir orders to the letter. The cutters
often even cruised with short coal and in
the teeth of gales, I was boarded ten
times and by every cutter. They searched
the boat thoroughly and examined every
akin for shot marks. '
Nothing Haa Been Saved and the Wreck Js
Golnx to Pieces
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4.—A dispatch
was received hero today saying that tho
steamer Humboldt is fast going to pieces
on the rocks at Point Gorda. Heavy seas
havo been beating against the vessel for
sumo days and the forward part of tbe
steamer has been totally washed away.
The after part of the vessel still remains
on tbe rocks, anchored by the boiler and
engine, but it is not expected to hold to
gether long. Very little of the Iregbt in
the hold went ashore, the packages being
smashed on the roots and the contents
scattered and iiroken. Tue wreckers on
the beach got little.
International Negotiations Looking to the
Abolition of Export Premiums
BERLIn, Oct. 4.—The Natiunal Zeit
ung says that international negotiations,
with the view of bringing about a re
duction in and tbe ultimate abolition of
the export premiums on sugar paid by
some countries, are still current and that
it is hoped they will lead to some positive
results, since the countries concerned, es
pecially France, are interested, in view
of the financial situation, In obtaining
tbe abolition of theso payments.
The Immigration Service
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.-Cominudloner
General Herman Stump of tho Immigra
tion bureau, has returned to Washington
from an extended tour of inspection along
the Canadian frontier, extending to Van
couver, Victor'a and the Puget sound dis
tricts on the Pacific coast. Mr. Stump
had everywhere found the immigration
service in excellent c ondition.
The riussel Beds Murder
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4.—Joe Ebanks, the
mulatto charged with the murder of Mrs.
Leroy R. Stiles and J. B. Borden, was
today held tor trial in the superior court
without bail.
But He Could Not Bluff Consul
Sent With the Ku Cheng Commission of
Lieutenant Evans of the Cruiser Detroit As
sists at the Inquiry Into the Ku
Cheng nassacre
Associated Press Sneelal Wire
LONDON, Oct. 4.—A letter to the Pall
Mall Gazette from Ku Cheng, published
todoy dilates upon the fact that it is a
strange thing that the only lighting man
sent to Ku Cheng with the commission
appointed to inquiio into tho massacres
of missionaries was Lieut. Waldo Evans
of the United States cruiser Detroit, in
spite of the fact that two British gun
boats were lying at Foo Chow. The cor
respondent of the Gazette odds that when
the party arrived at Ku Cheng tbe man
darin in command there refused to allow
the members of Ihe comrnissionto attend
the trial of the accused Vegetarians,
whereupon Mr. Hickson, tlio United
States consul at Foo Chow, who was the
most energetic member of the commis
sion, peremptorily demanded, in tbe
most vigorous language, the right of be
ing present at tho trials. He said he did
not care how great a personage the
darin was, he would stir up all the pow
ers unless lie was admitted, and gave the
mandarin four nours in which to make
no his mind.
Oriental Complications
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.—A special to the
Herald from London says:
With the reported cession of
thur to Russia, which, however.has since
been semi-officially denied from St. Pe
tersburg, tho Eastern question has sud
denly come to the front again. Minister
Kato, the Japanese representative al the
court of St. James, in an interview said:
"There need be no mystery as to our de
lay in evacuating the Liao Tung penin
sula. The Japanese are simply waitng for
the lirst payment stipulated by the treaty
of Shimoi.seki. When these payments
are made the Japanese troops will be
withdrawn. I do not think Russia will
press for evacuation only. Rathor I
should say she will urge China to pay the
necessary portion of the indemnity.
"Japan was forced to yield Port Arthur
on Ihe plea that her occupation of it
would harm the eastern trade. There
fore, I cannot see how Russia could take
possession of the place and avoid the ap
plication of the same argument to her
own pretensions."
"If this cession to Russia were con
firmed," was asked," what, rould be the
Japftusoo outlook in Corea?"
"Very threatening," was bis excellen
cy's reply, "with Russian troops at
Viadivostock on the one band and Port
Arthur on the other, but if this would be
threatening to Japan it would, in my
opinion, be even more so to China.''
Where She Wishes to Establish a
Cable Station
France, England and Italy Have Determined
Upon Collective Action to Satisfy
Their Claims on Brazil
BUENOS AYRES, Oot. 4 A dis
patch to El Diaro says that England,
Prance and Italy hove decided upon col
lective uction with a view to securing
satisfaction of their respective claims
upon Brazil.
The claims of France gr6w out of the
disputed jurisdiction of the territory of
Ainapa, lying between Brazil and French
GuUna. Its claims nre for reparat on on
nccount of damages suffered by Italian
ships during tne revolution.
The British minister withdrew fiom
Rio last summer, leaving the legation
there in charge of an attache to mark the
strained relations between the countries.
England's claims probably relate to the
island of Trinidad, which she seeks to
obtain as a cable station.
DAQOETT comes back
He Doesn't Owe rieguire Anything and Is
Not Frightened a Bit
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4.—John H.
Daggett, the superintendent of the mint,
says in relation to the charges brought
against him by Congressman Maguire:
"Well, as I do not know specifically
what they are, I connot speak of them at
present, except to say that they are base
less and without foundation. My posi
tion is impregnable. Ido not mean by
that I have a 'pull' nt Washington.
What I mean is that lam right. So far
as my interesting myjelf in politics, of
course I am. If they thought I was go
ing to keep out of politics they should
nu> have put me here. I have a right to
assist in maintaining the supremacy of
the Democratic party. I cannot say now
whether or not any of the employees in
the mint have been furnisning Maguire
with information looking to my over
"Maguire's objection to me is simply a
question ot petronagc. He was friendly
enough in April, but is not now. Tbe
reason you will have to guess until I
know just what his charges are. In fact,
patronage is what caused all the howl to
go up. Harbor Commissioner Colnon is
after me because I aid not put a lady in
the mint for bim. I told him tbat X had
given tbe governor one appointment and
Senator Dangiord another, and I thought
that was about all San Joaquin was en
titled to. As a matter of fact, I think
Coluon ought to give me some of his
patronage. I secured Budd his nomi
nation, and in that way Colnon got his
appointment. He aid nothing toward
making me superintendent of the mint."
Ex-Senator riahonc's Condition
•WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.—General Ma
hone shows a tenacity which is a sur
prise even to his physicians. At mid
night there was no appreciable ohange
from tbat reported during the pact two
A Counterfeiter Caught
SAN JOSE, Oct. 4.—Agent Dudley
Harris of the treasury department ar
rested Robert Hayes, a waiter in the St.
James hotel, tonight, charged witn coun
terfeiting. Hayes came here from Los
Angeles three months ago and was lo
cated by means of decoy letters. His
method was to raise a two-aollar green
back to a ten, »ml his work svas so skil
fully done as to deceive all but experts.
A number of raised bills were found on
The rionarch Doesn't Believe that Buckley
and Kalney Fell Out
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4.—ln review
ing the recent election of W. A. Watkins
as chairman of tho general Democratic
committee in tbis city, tne Examiner
"It is not generally believed that Buck
ley and Raincy have had a falling out.
It seems to be the impression that tho
two wily workers of men have come to
an agreeement to have a sham battle.
They will pretend to be very bitter
against each other, simply for the pur
pose of breaking the great opposition that
would naturally be raised up against
them if lhey tried to control tho city to
gether as they have done in the past. It
is believcti to be an attempt on their part
to force the people into thinking that
divided they can both be beaten.
Hearst of the Examiner Said to Have Bought
a New York Paper
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4.-The after
noon papers hore publish the statement
that V/. R. Hearst, proprietor of tho Ex
aminer, has purchased the New York
Recorder. This statement is borne out
by the fact that Homer Davenport, the
well known artist; Mrs. Orrin Black, bet
ter known as Annie Laurie, and Charles
Drydon, a olever writer, left tonight for
New York, In compliance with orders
from Mr. Hearst.
Ruling on Petition of the Walkeriey
Estate Trustees
The Only Hope of the Fourteen Nephews
and Nlc:ee Is In the Fed.
eral Court
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4.—The su
preme court has denied the petition of
the trustees of the will of tho late Will
iam Walkerly for a bearing of the appeal
wbicb the supreme court recently decid
ed by breaking the will and giving the
entire estate of f"50,000 to Burbank of
Los Angeles. The only other hope the
fourteen nieces and nephews of the de
ceased have is through Ihe federal court,
but it is not considered likely that that
tribunal will interfere.
Numerous Vessels Suffering Prom the Effects
of Rough Weather
LONDON,Oct. 4.—A dispatch to Lloyds
from The Lizard says that a large Aus
trian steamer, as well as a British-ship,
the Mount Carmel. from Sydney for Lon
don, were west of that point this evening
showing signals of distress. Tugs were
sent out to their assistance.
The Norwegian bark Haa'iet, in addi
tion, was reported ashors on the Croydo
sands and Breaking up. Her crew was
rescued by the use of tbe rocket appa
A telegram to Lloyds from the Sicily
Isles announced that a Wilson liner
passed there towing the British ship
Architect to Liverpool. The Architect
had lost her propsller. Finally the Har
rison liner was sighted west northwest of
the Sicily Isles with rudder lost. A Wil
son liner was standing by her.
A Man Fatally Mangles Himself After a
Month of Married Life
ALBUQUERQUE, Oct. 4.-Ar.hur
Murray and bride arrived in the city a
month ago last night from Bonita, Ariz.,
having been married there on September
Ist. Last Tuesday he .'eft his wife at
the Arlington, stating that he would re
turn at 6 p.m. This morning his wife re
ceived a letter from her husband stating
that his dead body would be found In
room 12 of the liacbichi lodging house.
Murray had cut bis throat, severing the
carotid artery, and had also cut his left
arm and leg. He left two letters to his
wife enclosing a check for $410 drawn by
E. A. Cutler, a merchant of Bonita,Ariz.
He belonged to the A. O. U W. lodge.
He assigns no reason for the deed, but
his wife believes that lie had a former
wife living in St. L,ouls.
The Casa Grande Stage Held Up by a Lone
PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 4.-Tbe stage
running between Florence and Casa
Grande was held up yesterday evening.
A. J. Doran, president of tho last legis
lative council, was the only passenger.
He lost two dollars. The robber secured
tho mail, and while he was looking
through it, Mr. Doran seized his revover
anu a desperate struggle ensued, during
which the gun was discharged. The rob
ber finally wrested tbe revolver from Col
onel Doran, after which be moutned his
horse and fled.
The Pague Assault
•wfICAGO, Oct. 4.—The excitement at
Fort Sheridan begotten by Lieutenant
Pague's attack upon Colonel Crofton nns
in a largo part disappeared today. To
day Lieutenant Pague was still in the
guard house but under constant surveil
lance, and seemed wholly indifferent to
his situation. His wife and child were
admitted to sec him, but he evinced
neither pleasure or interest over their
visit. Colonel Crofton deeply deplored
the occurrence and had only good words
for tbe lieutenant, of whom be spoke as a
painstaking and efficient officer when
Run Over and Died
TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 4.—John W.
Fonrnier, injured this morning in a
street car accident, died at 11:45 p. m. at
the Fannie Paddock hospital. His leg
was amputated early i.i tbe evening and
Ibis, together with internal injuries,
caused death.
The First Offense
HILLSBORO, Tex., Oct. 4.—A sensa
tion was created today by tbe ariest of
Jack Daugberty of Kansas City, Frank
Daly of Chicago and Jack Barton of this
city for pulling off a glove contest at
Whitney last night in violation of the Inw
which went into effect at 5 o'clock that
By Bringing the Big Fight to
The Fight Managers to Consult Wilh
President Diaz
The Episcopalians In Triennial Convention
Commend the Action of the Governor
and Legislature of Texas
Associated Tress Special Wire;
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4.-W. R. Vlt»,
ex-president of the old California club,
believes that if tne CorDett-Fitzsimmons
fight were brought off here in California
it would mean over $1,000,000 profit to
the state.
"Dog" White, one of San Francisco's
prominent sporting men, had quite a
talk with Mr. Vice today about raising
a purse for tbe light to come to Califor
nia. The sporting men interested in
it are very secret a boot their plans just
at present, and it will be some days be
foro anythng definite is known.
The talK has reached the Olympic club.
Manager W. J. Kennedy saia today that
he would give James J. Corbett and
Robert Fitzsimmons a chance to box a
limited engagement before the Olympic
clwo. The Australia,-!, however, would
object to this, as Corbett is too popular
at the Post-street institution.
SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Oct. 4.—The
gentlemen who secured the concession
from the state of Tauapas, to have a prize
tight and hull fighting tournament in
N'ueva Laredo, hove sent a Mexican aen
tleman, who is related to President Diaz,
to the capital to secure immunity from
interference. Dan Stuart has agreed to
wait three days jntil this gentleman can
secure an audience with the president.
NEW ORLEANS. Oct. 4.—The opinion
was expressed tonight by certain sport
ing men that Corbett is building up a
foundation to get out of nis fight it pos
sible. It was noticed that every news
paper man who has interviewed Corbett
tallied only on one subject, and that was
on tbe many strings that wero attached
to the Fitzsimmons stake. In every con
versation the pugilist indulged this sub
ject would he prominently brought for
ward by him. When it is taken into con
sideration tnat tbe attacbiuents against
Fitzsimmons' money in Dwyer's hands
were issued more than a month ago and
Corbett refrained from saying anything
about it at that time, the fact gives rise
to the suspicion that the conqueror of
John L. Sullivan has kept this as his
last card.
Coroett said today that Fitzsimmons
would have to put up $10,000 in the stake
holders' hands without an attachment
ticii to it, or ho would not light. He
claims that Fitzsimmons oaly has $2000
of the side bet up,the rest being attached.
Fitzsimmons goes right along with b
training notwithstanding the legislature's
action at Austin. He says he has an
offer from responsible parties to pull off
the fight should the Florida Athletic club
fail to do so. He says be is determined
to give Corbett no possible opportunity
to escape him and that tho big dude wiil
either have to fight or leave tbecountry,
branded as a coward who is afraid "to
meet a man who Is much smaller than
Todny Dan Stuart wired Martin Julian
to come to Dallas at once. It is impos
sible to learn whether Julian will go or
what is the nature of the business.
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 4.-Tbe bouse of
bishops of the Episcopal triennial con
vention bus adopted a resolution com
mending the governor and legislture of
Texas for their action in preventing the
Co-bett-Fitzsimmons prize light from tak
ing place within the borders of the Lone
Star state.
He Would Paint His Pace
NjSW ORLEANS, Oct. 4. —Information
from a private source received in the
city tonight says that the Choctaw tribo
in the Indian Territory intend to adopt
Corbett as a member of their tribe, that
the tight may be brought off in their
nation. When asked wtiat lie would do
under the circumstances, Corbett said he
would accept the honor. He further said
that he would paint his face red, wear
an eagle feather in his hair and do any
thing to make himself look like an In
dian, just so he could get a chance at
Fitzsimmons. Corbett and party leave
in the morning for San Antonio.
A Fight Prevented
LOUISVILLE, Ky„ Oct. 4.—The Mur
phy-OrilHn nght that was scheduled to
take place hero next Monday night is
off, the governor and Mayor refusing to
allow it.
A Debauch That Ended in Death by
The Woman's Body Found, Rifled of All Val
uables, but Her Talc Companion
Is Still Missing
SACRAMENTO, Oct. 4.—The body of
Louisa Laville, tho wife of Dave Laville,
a well-known gamoler of Sacramento,
was this evening found in the Sacra
mento river, lodged between two trees,
near the river bank. She had been miss
ing since about midnight. The woman
was commonly Known as Jew Lottie.
Last mgnt she was out drinking with
a man named Deb Wright, an employee
on a river steamer. He is missing and
it is supposed that he was drowned also.
The liusnnnd of Mrs. Laville expresses
tbo belief that she was murdered,because
she had on when she left home a long
gold chain, and they wete not on tbe
body when it was recovered. He says
also that she had several miliars in her
purse, but the body contained neither
purse nor mousy.
She and Wright were seen in a saloon
together shortly before midnight, and
before they left that place Mrs. Laville
said she was going down to tbe steamer
to borrow a book. Wright is a widower
and leaves several small children. Some
say it is supposed that while the woman
attempted to walk tbe plank to tbo boat
she fell and that in attempting to save
her Wright fell overboard and was
drjwned with her. Wright's life was in
sured for $11100 in favor of his children.
Still Searching for Lenz
LONDON, Oct. 4.—The Armenian cor
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respondent of [the Daily News says that
the pasba, who has been appointed by the
sultan to carry out projected reforms in
Armenia, has granted permission to
William A. Sachteleben, the bicyclist, to
accompany him to Bayazid.and has prom
ised to aid him in clearing no the matter
of the murder of Frank Lenz, the Ameri
can bicyclist, for wnich purpose Mr.
Sachteleben went to Turkey.
A Prison Physician Accepts Money in Con
slderatlon of His Influence
aminer charges that Dr. .1. Leroy Mans
tield, physician at San tjucnlin prison,
has accepted money from friends of a
prisoner in consideration of his influence
to be used in obtaining a pardon. Dr.
Mansfield admits that he received $. r >o
from two Greeks, whose names he does
not remember. He says the money was
paid him to be used in the purchase of
delicacies for a Greek convict who is
dying of consumption. He gave no re
ceipt for tbe money and deposited it in a
bank In his own name. The friends of
the convict, who is serving a sentence
for manslaughter, are endeaovring to
secure a pardon for him. The doctor
promised to help them, he says, but has
not yet done anything.
Dr. Mansfield admitted that the trans
action looked crooked, but insisted that
he had not taken the money for purposes
other than to purchase delicacies for the
prisoner. In the presence of an Ex
aminer representative today he paid $50
to Warden Hale, which was credited to
the prisoner's account. Tho convict,
whose name is Dcnnguili, says he has
been provided with nothing except from
tho prison supplies. Warden Hale did
not care to express an opinion upon the
conduct of Dr. Mansfield until lie had
made a personal investigation.
Massachusetts Republicans Will Nomi
nate Today
There Will Be a Struggle, tat Commence
Is Expressed That the Governor
Will Be Renominated
BOSTON, Oct. 4.—Tomorrow tbe Re
publican state convention is to be held
at Music hall, and there is an unprece
dented gathering of delegates in tbe city
this evening. In tbe hotel corridors
affairs early took on an appearance cf a
mutual admiration society. There was
little doubt in the minds of all present
that Governor Greenhalge would meet
with but little opposition.
Then: was slight discord in the midst
of all the harmony, howevor, in a gath
tring of the A. P. A. or anti-Ureennalge
forces, who occupied the two parlors.
Notices were conspicuously displayed
about the corridors of the hotel, an
nouncing the headquarter! of the anti-
Grcenhalge forces and many visitors
sought tnem out. To wbat extent the
influence will be felt-in the convention is
yet a matter of conjecture. It is stated
that they will pursue a plan to show
their strength by presenting a candidate
for governor or by offering an A. P. A.
plank when the platform is presented.
At 0 o'clock the anti-Grsenbalgc lead
ers had a private conference and some
said later that tney bad decided to pre
sent the name ot Hon. Klijah J. Morse
of Canton as a gubernatorial candidate.
New York Republicans Would Join the
Who Decide to Abandon Their Intention to
Put an Independent Candidate
In the Field
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.—Political interest
is entirely focused upon the question if
the Republicans of this city will agree ti
nominate a lusion ticket in company
with the independent organization to
oust Tammany. Today the committee
on nominations appointed by the Re
publican convention hold a meeting and
extended an invitation to all organiza
tions who have a desire to unite with
the Republican party to a conference to
The Good Government clubs held a
meeting tonight and decided in effect to
reconsider their determination to place
an independent ticket in the lield.
The new county committee of the
State Democracy also held a meeting.
It elected the following officers:
Chairman, 0. S. Fairchilo; vice-chair
men, Oswald Ottendorfer, Wheeler H.
Peckham, Hugh R. Garden and Joseph
H. Sennor. A committee was appuinted
to confer with tho other organizations
moving for a union ticket.
Bicycle Races
SAN JOSE. Oct. 4.—The Garden City
Cyclers have decided to ask Chairman
Welch of the racing board of the North
ern California division to have cancelled
ths meets of November "to, Bth and Otb.
and reset tbe races here for the 7th and
Btb, in order that the club may give bet
ter and more prizes. Chairman Gideon of
ttie national*racing board has granted
the cyclers the right to run a 6-mile
championship contest at the meet. This
is notable, because last year only sixteen
concessions wero granted during tbe
seventy-five meets on the national cir
cuit. A novelty of the meet will be a
triplet pscing machine. Every scratch
race will have a pacemaker.
Coursing in Dakota
ABERDEEN, S. D., Oct. 4.—The cours.
ing meeting was brought to a close to
day before a largo crowd. The semi
finals of the Aberdeen Derby of grey
hound puppies, whelped before January
I, 1894, were run off first, and as was
predicted in yesterday's dispatches, Merry
Maid beat San Joaquin, and Minneapolis
beat iotjr.es. Merry Maid is owned in
Huron, S. D.. and San Joaquin in San
Francisco. The California dog was the
favorite and 2 to 1 was bet and offered
against Merry Maid. The final course was
not run. as the owners of Mer/y Maid
and Minneapolis agreed to divide lirst
and second moneys, Minneapolis is
owned by Mr. T. P. White ot Minneap
For and Against Free Silver ~——
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4.-Hon. John P,
Irish and Thomas V. Cator had a joint
debate here this evening on tho silver
question. Tney spoke on the plaza.
There was a large audience and both or
ators were generously applauded.
Regarding the Question of ths
Venezuelan Boundary
No Step Has Been Taken Since Qre<>
am's Death
It Is Not Regarded as Probable or Even
Possible That Any Ultimatum
Has Been (liven
Associated Fress Special Wire.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. — Secretary
Olney positively refused to say anything
touching any correspondence be has had,
or intends to have, relative to the settle
ment ol the Venezuelan boundary dis
pute, so it cannot bo positively ascer
tained whether he bas taken any steps
recently to induce Great Britain to sub
mit the matter to arbitration. It can be
stated, however, that since Secretary
Gresham's death and up to a very recent
date, the department had not made a
single move in that direction. But in
asmuch as congress, by resolution, bas
directed tne executive to nse its best
efforts to bring tbe dispute to arbitration,
it is very probable that, hating in mind
the near approach of the assembling ot
congress, Sccrotary Olney has been giv
ing the subject the attention it demands,
and is formulating his views to bo com
municated to Ambassador Bayard upon
the return of tho latter from his vacation
In Scotland. Moreover, as the preceding
letters of the late Secretary Oreshara on
this subject appear to have failed to sj
cure action by the British government,
whose only response was a reiteration of
their willingness to arbitrate the title to
the lands,included witbin supplementary
claims found outside of the vast tract
which the Venezuelans have seized from
them. Secretary Olney may feel that -Ihe
time has come to make a more forcible
presentation than tho mere statement
that the United States would welcome a
submission of tho questions to arbitra
As diplomacy has many steps between
the initiat'on of an incident ami a de
claration of war, it is possible, following
ordinary usage, to set out such a view in
terms while in style forcible, shall be eu
tirely courteous and in no degree ap
proaching an ultimatum, and auch un*
donbtedly will be the nature of Secretary
Olney's letter. This must be done in or
der that some proper return may be
made to congress in December next.* But
further than that the secretary is not
likely to proceed, for as an ultimatum is
really a step toward war, to deliver such
might b» regarded as an infringement of
the constitutional right of congress.

Kansas Politics
TOPEKA, Kas., Oot. 4.—The Demo
cratic state central committee today de
cided not to call a state convention to
nominate a candidate for chief justice of
the supreme court, the only office to be
filled at tiie coming election. The action
is vigorously cfriticised by the free silver
Democrats, who claim that the adminis
tration wing of the party avoided a stats
convention to prevent a declaration for
free silver.
Gov. Budd's Movements
SACRAMENTO. Oct. 4.—Mrs. Joseph
ine Todman. executive secretary of Gov
ernor Budd,arrived from Stockton today,
The governor is not expected heie before
next week and even if he comes his stas
will be short, as be intends to remain a
the springs for several weeks after h<
leaves here.
Parliament Prorogued
LONDON, Oct. 4. —1 royal proclama
tion was gazetted today fnrtlior prorogu
ing parliament until December 31.
BY TELEGRAPH—Dun and Bradstreet's
commercial reports—Supreme court
ruling in the Walkerly estate case—
An Arizona stage held up—Northern
Pacific affairs—Durrant's conviction
seems almost certain—Turkish atro
cities -The Venezuelan question—Re
port of the commissioner of the gen
eral land orfics — Sporting news;
races; athletic contests at Berkeley
oval—Spain sends warships to Cuba
—Activity among the light managers
—Massachusetts Republicans nomi
nate today—Proceedings of tne Epis*
copalian convention at Minneapolis—
The Ku Cheng inquiry; reported ces
sion of Port Arthur to Russia—Dag
gett comes back at Maguire—Cole
grove; a political knowledge club—
Ontario; electric cars stopped—San
Bernardino; prisoners bound over;
the buttermilk question—San Pedro;
city trustees meet—Santa Ana; good
streets wanted—Riverside; ready for
tbe orange season — Pasadena; an
eloctr'.o road petition; street improve*
yet lost; a recount will be dc
of the council on Monday—B
and bad milk; the hentt
wrestling with both questi,.,.:,- — .no
action taken on tbe application for a
new electric light franchise—Oil men
Will nit pay the recently imposed
tax; tho city's right to collect it ia
denied—Tbe scalped ticket case will
not down; Albert Forman brings suit
for $5040—Honor among thieves; Will.
iams.Moss and Riley in court—High
land Park is of us; that district yester
day joined the oity by nine majority
—Four suprems court opinions re
ceived at the clerk's office; the Term
inal railroad decision—Adrienne Fa
vlides, Adeline Le Page and Rangot
captured and in custody—Tolmai t the
would tie rapist, in court on applica
tion for a writ uf listens corpus; some
caustic remarks oy Judge Smith-
Contraband Chinamen on trial before
Judge Wellborn in the United States
district court-Sale of tbe Main street
railway confirmed.
ORPHEUM—Matinee and at 8 p. ru.;
and at 8 p.m.; i'bantasma.

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