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Want In THE HERALD For a girl In Roches over The HERALD itKff 40 ' 000 P">P.e- Want For you A day Columns VOL. XLIV. "NO. 181 FINAL CALL RECEIVED Sudden Demise of Judge Anson Brunson i in of wm POWER Heart Failure the Cause of His Death HIS ACTIVE LIFE REVIEWED Hs Was for Thirty Years a Resident of California He Was a Brilliant Attorney and a Great Jurist Funeral to Occur Today at San Bernardino, Under the Auspices of the Bar Aa* soclatlon of That City Anson Brunson is dead. At 4:30 yes terday he passed away in his rooms at Hotel Stewart in tbe city of San Bernar dino. In his last bouts his body was not racked with pain. They were peaceful and quiet, end his brother, Dr. K. Brun son of Redondo, was with bim when the end came. The funeral will be held in San Ber nardino at 12 p.m. today, under the au spices of the bar association of tbat city. A large number of attorneys, Masons and Knights of Pythias from this city will attend. Judge William E. Cheney will deliver tbe funeral oration. Judge Brunson's death was a shock to 4is many friends in this city, but it was not v surprlja. For live years last past be bas been failing rapidly and his for mei associates have noted witn regret the physical decay upon which he had ap parently entered and which nothing could or did stop. Some weeks Judge Brunson went into Kern ooutity to spend his vacation. After enjoying a hunt he returned to San Bernardino, but bis condition had not been bettered. He grew rapidly worse and it beoame apparent to all that, unless some steps were taken to bring him re lief, he would soon pass away. He was removed to the Squirrel Inn on tbe San Bernardino mountains. But this cbange did no good. Monday morning it becamo apparent that the judge was at death's door. An ambulance was secured and be was taken back to San Bernardino, where the expected call from the dark messenger came within a few hours. Heart failure was the cause of death. Judge Brunson leaves a daughter, who is residing with relatives in Illinois. HIS ACTIVE CAREER. Anson Brunson was bora in Lorain county, Ohio, April 16, 1835. He was at tbe time of his death in tbo sixty-first year of his life. He was a student in bis youth at Knox college in his native state, and later was graduated from the law school of tbe Michigan state university at Ann Arbor. This was in 1857, and the following year he was admitted lo the bar. It was in 1864 that Judge Brunson came to California. As a young man he was possessed of tireless and indefatigable energy. He was favored with a wonder ful mind, and it had been developed hy a collegiate edncation, so that he was tho equal of any man in California iv his chosen profession. Tbe opportunities and tile f.elj at Napa being limited. Judge Brunson in 1872 sought another location. He visited Los Angeles and bis keen eye at once recog nized the future great city. He tooK up bis residence here and entered upon the practice of bis profession. He formed a partnership witb Colonel James East man, one of the most remarkable and likewise one of tbe most brilliant orators Southern California has ever developed. Colonel Eastman died a few years ago. In 187!) Judge Brunson became a mem ber of tbe tii in of Wells, Brunson & Lee. This partnership existed until 1884, when Judge Brunson, with Judge William A. Cheney, was elected to the superior bench. He was at all times a consistent, hard working Republican in his political affil iations, although he was at no time a bigoted partisan. In 1882 his party hon ored him with a nomination for the state supreme bench. But in that year the Democracy swept California, and Jndge Brunson. with the entire Repub lican state ticket, was defeated. in 1886 the judge resigned from the su perior bench to accept the position of geneial solicitor for tbe Southern Califo,» nia railway. To this important position there attached a salary of $10,000 per an num. In 1891 the judge's health began to fall and a short time after tnis be resigned his poaitioti with the railroad company and took an extended ocean trip. He stopped at Honolulu and intended to lo cate there, but after remaining three months he arrived at the conclusion that he could do hetter and live happier in the United States. Thereupon he returned to this country, and selecting San Bernardino as a piace of residence he formed a paitnersbip with Klmer E. Howell, iecogn</.6d at tnat time aa otic ot the most brilliant young at torneys on the Pacific coast. But fate decreed that tbe partnership should be of short duration. One of the partners is in a foreign land, a fugitive from jus tice, and death bas called the other to his final account. A REMARKABLE MAN. As has been before stated Anson Brun son was in many ways a most remarkable man. Like others, he bad bis faults and they wero puruded before the world, while the good aeeds he did and the kind acts he performed were not recorded here on earth. Outside of a small circle, few ever beard of thorn, for Judge Brunson would never permit matters of tnat kind to be exploited. If he was tbe friend of any man, that man could depend upon bim to the ex tent of everything lie possessed —mental, physical or financial, He was of a pleas ant, sunny disposition, and at all limes appreciated true wit. He was himself a humorist. As a judge upon the bench ho was truly righteous. That great, large brain of his cquippetl him especially to interpret the law and the California Keportj show hnn to have been a great jurist, for he was seldom, if ever, reversed by the supreme court of the state. The striving young attorneys of this and other Southern California cities, who in days gone by were endeavoring to build up a* practico and make homos for themselves, all have a kindly feeling for Judge Branson, and to them the intelli gence of his death will be sad, sad news. There never was a time that he denied assistarce to a struggling young attorney. The later years of Judge Brunson's life were somewhat embittorod by unpleasant incidents which arose, but he is gone now and to dwell upon them would be unkind. They are forgotten and let tbem remain buried. It is best. As an indication of the character of Judge Brunson, as going to show his forgiving nature and the great, big, kind THE LATE JUDGE ANSON BRUNSON heart his frail body contained, it is only necessary to mention one incident of his lifo at San Bernardino. While tho judge was in Kern county enjoying his vacation his partner. Elmer E. Rowell, absconded. He teok with him money, raised by forgery and other illegal means. He had used the firm's name and s.gnature and bad left the part nership affairs in terriole shape. Whon Judge Brunson left San Bernar dino for Bakerslield it was with the un derstanding that Unwell should piepare the papers in the matter of a $j">0,000 foreclosure suit for the creditors of the Bear valley dam people. There was a $."iOOO cash fee in ttie case, and Rowell was to have the papers ready for Judge Brunson to pass upon after his return. But when Judge Brunson left,Rowell be gan a debauch, which resulted in his clients taking the foreclosure suit out of his hands ana giving it to a firm in this city. When Judge Brunson returned from his vacation he found affairs at sixes and sevens. The loss of the $5000 fee wai in deed a blow to him. The papers on all sides assailed Rowell and published his misdeeds to the worla. Sonic San Bernardino papers whose friends were personal enemies of Rowell attacked him with venomous fanes, even going so far as to add to what was al ready a stain upon an honorable name that which the facts aid not warrant. It was then that Judge Brunson rose up, and with that generosity of mind and heart for which he was noted, he went to the defense of his absent partner. Right 1 roundly did he rebuke those enemies — not of his. but of Rowell—who bad lied übout his friend and associate, who was not present to defend himself. He told of Rowell'a good traits of character, re ferred to his frailties and weaknesses, and asked that inasmuch as he hud a noor.kind.ola mother in the community, loving brothers and sisters, his misdeeds he foigotten and be be given an opper tunity to commence life again among strangers. And yet Elmer E. Rowell, perhaps, had wronged Judge Brunson more than he had any other individual on earth save his own flesh and blood. It waa the misconduct of tbis friend tbat tended greatly to hasten the judge's end. To the pioneers of this city the intelli gence of Judge Brunson's death is aad indeed. Many floral tributes will be sent from tbs city to adorn his bier. The Tax la Valid J SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 The su preme court today decided that the State Loan and Trust company of Los Angeles is a de facto bank aud liable to a city tax on deposits. The question arose in an agreed case. Judgment was given in the lower court against the duty. This judgment the supreme court has now reversed and the taxes having been collected, the lower court is di rected to dismiss the case. THE HERALD LOS ANGELES, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 9, 1895.-TEN PAGES. ONE OF DURRANT'S DOUBLES Who Does Not Much Resemble the Defendant PAWNED A DIAMOND RING His Testimony Worse Than Useless to tbe Defense The Pre-,* Club Recognizes Mis* Cunning ham's Firmness in Declining to Reveal Information Received in Confidence Associated Press Sn.clal Wire. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8.-A!ter wan dering through a maze of unimportant witnesses, the defense in the Durrant case this afternoon suniomned to the stand two of the moat important witness es that havo been called since the accusa tion closed its case. One of the witnesses materially aided the defense, from the fact tbat upon cross-examination .he tailed to give important testimony ex pected by the prosecution. 'Ihe examin ation of the other witness had only just begun when the court took a recess until tomorrow morning, but in the short time that the witness was on the stand he tes tified to one important fact which was directly opposed to what tho difense had hoped to establish. The moat important witness of the day was Charles T. Lenahan, the young man whom the defense oontends was mistaken for Durrant by pawnbuker Oppenheim. Lenahan, who does not bear a striking resemblance to the prisoner, said tbat un April 3d he attempted to pawns small diamond ring, similar to the one worn by Blancne Lamont, at Oppenheim's shop. The witness said that he asked Oppenheim the same questions and re ceived the same replies tbat Oppenheim quoted in relating the conversation he had with the young man whom Oppen heim testified was Durrant. Then came the surprise to the defense, wbich coun teracted nearly all of tbe strength gained from the witness' testimony. Lenah an said he tried to pawn the ring in tho afternoon, while Oppenheim testified that Durrant enter id tbe shop in the morning. Attorney Deuprey was consid erably disconcerted by the statement of the witness, and endeavored to impeach Lenahan's testimony by reading a letter written by Lenahan to tbe attorneys for the defense, ia which he divulged tbe fact that he had tried to pawn a small diamond ring at Oppenbeim's on the same date that Durrant was said to have entered the place. The oourt interrupted Deuprey, how ever, and refused to let him read only such parts of the letter as referred to the question at issue. Deuprey. then asked that the letter he admitted in evidence, and at the close of the struggle over tlva move oourt adjourned for the day. Tile court refused to admit the wbole letter in evidence, as some parts were devoted to tbe expression of tbe writer's opinions us to the correctness of Oppenheim's tes timony. Tbo remainder of tbe letter was admitted. After Lenahan surprised tbe defense by stating that be tried to pawn tbe ring in the afternoon, instead of tbe morning, Deuprey asked him several questions in tended to indicate that he had trans ferred his sympathies from the defense to the prosecution. Among otber things. Attorney Deuprey asked Lenahan if be bad not been influenced by persons known to be in sympathy witb tbe prose cution. Deuprey also asked bim when he shaved off the moustache that he wore wben be entered Oppenheim's shop. Lenahan said he had never worn a moustache in his life. Deuprey inti mated t ilit he would impeach the testi mony of the witness on this point and also the statement contained in Lena ban's letter to the defense. W. A. Dukes, a student of the Cooper Medical college, who was expected to give strong evidence for the prosecution, dlsaappolnted them. Dukes saiu Dur rant a-nt-ti him if he could not remember that he attended Dr Cheney's lecture on the afternoon of April 8, and to that end recalled a number of incidents ssid to bave taken place at the time. Although Duke's seat in the lecture room was noxt to Durrant's, Dukes did not remember Whether Dnrrant was there or not, nnd told him so. Dukes said it was untrue, as had been reported, that Durrant asked him as a favor to tos tify that he did attend tho lecture. On the contrary, Dukes said that Durrant told him he wished bim to testify only to the facts as he remembered tbem. With otic exception tho remainder of the witnesses were recalled to testify to the previous good reputation of the de fendant. H. P. N. Marshall, a reporter on a morning paper, testified that on April Hth, Detective Gibson, who discovered Blanche Lamont's body in the brlfry of Emanuel church, told him that he saw the prints of a No. 9 shoe near where tbe body lay. Durrant wears a smaller shoe. In the case of Miss Carrie Cunning ham.a newspaper reporter who refused to disclose the source of certain informa tion relative to the nature of Mrs.Leake's tostiniony, Judge Murpny ruled tbat the witness was right in refusing to answor the question. Miss Cunningham was therefore not punished for contempt. || In recognition ot Miss Cunningham's firmness the Tress club today elected her an honorary member. San quentin rules A Convict Declines to Obey Orders and Is Dumped Into the Dark Cell SAN FRANCISCO Oot. 8.-Warden Halo bas adopted a new rule at San Quentin whicb he thinks will prevent smuggling by convicts. Tho prisoners aro required when walking to and from work from the residences of prison offi cials to cross their arms ou tbeir breasts. One of the convicts while walking in this manner [protested to Captain Edgar that the warden had no right lo make the convicts carry their arms in sucb an uncomfortable manner at the same time dropping his arms to his sides to illus trate what he said. He wan informed that oonvicts were slaves of the state and had no rights. For dropping his arms he was confined in a dark cell. Other convicts have been punished foi similar offences. It la Intended aa an Honor fPARIS,Oct.B.—The heart of Kosciusko, tbe Polish patriot and general under Washington, will be transferred on Ooto ber 15 from Vezia to tbe Polish museum in the Chateau Raperswijl, near Zurich. Prof. Howe Gets a Medal BERLIN, Oot. B.—Tbe Sooiety for the Promotion of Industry bas conferred a gold medal on Professor Howe of Bolton. LAST GETS THERE AT LAST Barrett Asks, " Are You Satis* fied Now?" MADE BRIGADIER GENERAL C. F. A. Last Will Command the Second Brigade Governor Budd SlgiMl the Commission Some Facta About the Young Comttfkiider Associated Press Special Wire. SACRAMENTO, Oct. B.—Governor Budd baa at last relieved the tension un der which military circles have been straining for the last nine month". This morning he appointed C. F. A. Last of Los Angeles as brigadier general of the Second brigade and Martin W. Mulljr of Fresno as brigadier general of the Third brigade. General Lost is a wholesale liquor dealer and General Mnller is a grain merchant and warehouse man. Are You Satis icd Now ? The following telegram was received yesterday: SACRAMENTO, Oct. 8. 1895. Col. A. McNally, Los Angoles, CaL: Last was appointed brigadier-general this morning. Are you satisfied now? A. W. BARRETT. C. F. A. Last has not passed his 34th year and is already one of the most suc cessful merchants and business men ot tbe community. Mr. Last was born on the island Rueg en, Germany, in 1862, and three years later his family emigrated to this coun try, landing in New York in 18(15. He came to California in 1868, settling in BRIGADIER GENERAL C. F. A. LAST Han Frarcisco, where he was educated. In 1836 he moved to Los Angeles and purchased an interest in the wine and liquor business of Joe Bayer tfc Co., and has since become its sole owner. By careful management and enterprise and close attention to the details uf his busi ness he has built up one of the largest and most prominent establishments in his line in Southern California, and bas also created an extended trade in Ari zona, Colorado, Texas and other western states and territoriee. He Iv also inter ested in tbe recently developed oil indus try in Los Angeles, being joint owner with Joe Bayer of Second street park, a very valuable property, and the center of tho oil produoing district. With Mr. Bayer he was one of the pioneers in this direction. Politically, Mr. Last is a staunch Dem ocrat, and ia one of the prominent local Icaaers of his party. He lias been chair man of the county committor of Los An «eles county, in wbich position he con ducted one of the ablest campaigns ever conducted in this county. Ho was elected delegate at large to the state convention that nominated Governor Budd, and the chairman of the Los Angeles delegation. Socially, Mr. Last is a warm-hearted gentleman and is respected by all. By nature he is emphatically qualified for the position lie will hold, being a natural leader, cool at all times, self-possessed, of quick and excellent judgment and hav ing a robust physique tbat is capable of standing almost any strain. His military career dates back over a Eeriod of seven years of constant service, le cnlistod in company F. Second in fantry. Second brigade, N. G. C. at San Francisco, which at that time was the crack company of San Francisco, if not of the coast. He served as private, cor poral, sergeant, lieutenant and first lieu tenant and commissary on the staff of Colonel W. K. Smedbcrg. He resigned from tho service in 1886 upon his coming to Los Angeles to reside. ROBBERS AND SNEAK THIEF Train Robbers Brutally Maltreat a Chi nese Passenger An Escaped Bicycle Thlel Develops Into ■ Desperado and Requires Some Shoot ing Before He Yields OAKLAND, Oct. B.—Two men with handkerchiefs over their faces boarded a passenger car on the end of a freight train at Fruitvale last night. Tho only passengers were two Chinese and a Port uguese. The robbers attacked one of the Chinamen and robbed him ot $80. The Chinaman resisted and one of the men twisted the fingers of one nand until they were wrenched from their sockets and the bones broken. The robbets escaped from tbe train. CANTO, Cal.. Oct. B.—C. A. Russell, alias George Ferrin, alias Charles Moran. the bicycle thief, who escaped from jail last August, was capturd here today by Constable Wilson and threo deputies. The officers surrounded Russell, but he refused to surrender, They were finally compelled to shout ;him with a rifle, Russell was not badly hurt and will be held here to await the arrival of the sheriff from Eureka. Refunded Income Tax * WASHINGTON, Oct. 8-Tbe recorjs of the treasury department show that 1322 persons paid income taxes, aggregating $77,130, before the adverse decision of the supreme court as to its constitutionality waa rendered. Of the whole number 709 have applied for and been refunded the amount paid, aggregating $48,545. 4 WILL BE NO EXTRA SESSION Though Sluggers Fight in the State House Yard GOV. CLARK OF ARKANSAS Says the Dignity of Law Will Be Maintained And the Local Peace Officers Will Do Their Whole Duty. Whatever That May Mean Associated Press Special Wire. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 8.-"You can say for mo that I would not convene the legislature in a special session to stop It, if they were to tight in tho state house yard." Governor Clark used this lan guage in conversation witn an Associated Press representative in reference to his probable action in the event that the Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight should be ad vertised to take place in Hot Springs. His manner was so deliberate and em phatic that there could be no possible doubt of tbo earnestness of tbe governor. Governor Clark was in a most amiable frame of mind and talked freely conccrn ng the latter phaso of the situation. "I do not really know anything about it," ho aa ill. "but I have heard a great many rumors about schemes to hold the contest in Arkansas. It looks, though, as if they mean to bring it off at Hot •Springs sure enough. The fact tbat Mayor Waters and City Attorney Martin of Hot Springs are In Dallas negotiating witb the managers of the affair, indicates without doubt that Hot Springs wishes it and they will very likely get it." "Will you interfere should they at tempt to bring it off there? - ' "My position in that regard is well known. You may say that I will do everything in my power to prevent the tight; that is, I will go as far as the law as it now stands gives me authority to go, and no farther. "Mr. Martin is city attorney of Hot Springs and is a lawyer of much ability, lie knows as well as myself or anyone else just how far my authority goes and he seems to have decided tbat I, as an officer who has taken the oath to enforce the law as I lind it, will go to the end of my authority and stop it,and that is just what I will do. 1 am not disposed just now, however to say what my action will Do should they attempt to bring the contest off in Arkansas, but you can say for me that 1 would not convene the leg islature in special session to stop it if they were to light in tne state house yard. I shall see the la* enforced, but I will not nut the people to the expense of a special session of the legislature to pre vent a misdemeanor and then, perhaps, have the legislature refuse to endorse thd action. "Personally I am opposed to pugilism. In 1891 the legislature passed an act malt ing prize lighting a felony. 1 was in in the legislature at that time and voteu for tbe bill, liut tbe people weienot sat isfied with that law, for tho very next session they repealed it and enactec in its stead a law reducing the offense to a misdemeanor. That is the law now and it will be enforced. "Were the legislature to be called I bavc little reason to believe the state law would be changed. Nine out of ten senators now in commission are mem bers who voted for the law as it stands now on tbe statute books." Governor Clark stated that he bad no doubt that tbe local peace officers would do tbeir whole duty in the matter should a violation of the law be threatened at Hot Springs or elsewhere in Arkansas. SAN ANTONIO. Oct. 8,-Delany, Daly, Donaldson and Joe Corbett, train ers of the champion, were arrested today by Deputy Sheriff N'aaher on attachment from the Travis county grand jury citing them to appear at Austin tomorrow. Tbey were given the option of giving bonds and going by themselves, but tbey elected to go with the otlicers, as by submitting to custody the expense of the trio is thrown on the state. Corbett does not know what the move means. When asked he said the matter does not worry him ill tbe least, except that tbe absence of his trainers will retard work for a day or two. He received a telegram during the afternoon from ilratly at Dallas, say ing that tho prospects are tbat Hot Springs or some place in New Mexico will be chosen for the battle ground. HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Oct. B.—All ap pearances lead people here to believe that the Corbatt-Fitzsiiiinions tisbt will take placo in tnis city. Last night tele grams were received from Mayor Waters, at Dallas, saying that it waa practically settled that Hot Springs would get the big fight. The fact that rooms at one of the hotels were already engaeed in ad vance today by sporting men confirms tbe belief here"that the tip is a straight or.o. DALLAS, Tex., Oct. 8.-Martin Julian for Fitzsimmons, Hardy for Corbett, President Stuart Vendig of the Florida Athletic club met tonight and agreed that tbe date and ploce of the Corbett- Fitzsimmons bgbt shall be named in the next forty-eight hours by the Florida Athletic club. The Only John on Art CLEVELAND, Oct. B.—Although con fident tbe battle between Corbett and Fitzsimmons will be fought, John L. Sullivan is apprehensive of the result of tho war Goveronr Culberson is making on pugilism. "Al! such attacks as those made by the Texas govtrnor and the mayor of Cleve land," said Sullivan, "tend to degrade the noblo art of boxing in the estimation of tbe people If tbat fight In Dallas is Btopped pugilism will receive a blow so serious it will never recover untii condi tiens are greatly changed. Although the tendency of the age is in tbe direction of the depreciation of art, I feel bo sure of the American people that i am willing to wager dollars to beans tho time is not far off when the manly art will be in its rightful place where all will do it honor. If right prevails pugilism will have a great future before it." •'Do you think Corbett has any rivals for the'chanipionship now?" "No one can tell anything about that," he said. "I feel confident, however, there is a man in the heavy-weight class who will in time be the champion of the world. I know every fiber of that boy's body, and I tell you he has good stuff in bun, if Corbett wins his coming fight I believe Manor will be matched against bim." Sparring at Sacrament i SACRAMENTO. Cut. B.—There wero two very spirited boxing matches tonight m the gymnasium of the Sacramento Athletic club. Tbe first match was be tween I. Mooser of the local club and J. McMaboa of tha Olympic club of San Do You A small ad Place your ad Want In THE HERALD For a girl in A situation? Reaches over Tha HERALD zzr it- 000 p «"" e *« p or you A day Columns Francisco. The men are feather-weights. They boxed four rounds, and tbe jndgea being unable to acr<e, another round was demanded. The contest was then given to Mooter. A match between F. Mtllcr of the San Francisco Athletic club and A. L. Fayne of Sacramento followed. They are wel ter-weights. The contest was a spirited one. and tbe judges were again unable to agree after four rounds. Another one was demanded, but Reno of San Francisco, who was backing Miller, protested tbat the ruling was wrong and would not let his man fight. The match was then awardeu to Payne. CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIANS The Synod Now Convened at derced—Offlcera and Proceedings MERCED, CaL. Oct. S. -The Pacific synod of the Cumberland Presbvtrian church convened here tonight with near ly 2CO delegates, representing churches all over tho coast. Rev, I. A. Gaitlier of Visahu was elected moderator, after which an address of welcome was deliver ed by George L. Crocker, repreanting the citizens uf Merced. Moderator Gaitber made a brief response. Then followed the opening sermon by Key. H. C. Cul ton of Winters. All preachers and families are being boarded at tbe Synodical restaurant, im provised for this occasion in a vacant store room. Tomorrow will be occupied by the Synodical Sunday School association of California, and Thursday will be devoted t.i the Dusiness of the Synodical Christian Endeavor conventnn. NO SECRESY WAS OBSERVED The Kirkman Court Martial Dismissed and Sent Home The Testimony Waa Allowed to Escape by Leakage and the Case Must Be Tried Again LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Oct. B.—Tbe court martial of Capt. J. L. Kirkman, that has been in progress at Fort Leaven worth for the last two weeks and has caused a big stir in army circles, was given another sensational turn today. This afternoon General Merritt tele graphed here dissolving the court for permitting irregularities during the trial and ordered all the officers in tbe court to their respective stations. The irregularities consisted in the court permitting the wife, son and daughter of Captain Kirkman to be pres ent and bear all the testimony during the trial. At the same time tbe court ex cluded newspaper reporters and Captain llarrett, who preferred the charges against Captain Kirkman. By allowing the Kirkmans in, nearly all tbe testimony leaked out in one way or another and caused much feeling among the families interested. Captain Kirkman was on trial for en teiing tbe room of Mrs. Lieut. Lit tell, a daughter of Cantain llarrett, who ejected Captain Kirkman from the room and gave him a beating. General Merritt ordered the trial to be conducted secretly. A court with new officials has been ordered and the trial has been ordered to commence again Thursday at Fort Riley. MONEY FOR THE MORA CLAIM Now on Tap in the United States Treasury The Claimant Takes Sixty Per Cent and the Attorneya the Remainder—nr. flora la Lucky WASHINGTON, Oct. B.—lt is under stood tbe treasury department, wbich is custodian of the money paid on Mora claim,will pay tbe money !o the differ ent parties in interest on Thursday and possibly tomorrow. The amount finally agreed on for Antonio Maximo Mora, principal in the claim, is $867,085. Tbis suit bas been reduced somewhat by as signments antl the actual amount to ue paid Mr. Mora will be slightly above $700,000. The next payment of importance will be $287,000, to 'Dr. Joae 1. Rodriguez, who has been the attorney of Mr. Mora since the inceptionof the case in 1870. A further amount, approximating $285, - 000, will be devoted to the payment of Mr. Nathaniel Page, who was at one time attorney in ho case, or to those to wuom he may have assigned bis interest. In the original agreement between Mr. Mora and his attorneys he was to tetain 60 per cent and they were to have 40 per cent, the latter_, sum to oover all legal expenses. THE VALLEY ROAD Scheming to Make the Corral Hollow Crossing. Telegraphic Extension STOCKTON, Oct. B.—An engine and two cars are standing on the Valley road track at the intersection of the Corral Hollow line at the corner of Hunter and Talyor streets tonight. Two men are sleeping in the cab of the engine. Tne Corral Hollow crossing material arrived today and it was said the coal company would endeavor to put them in tonight without first signing with the other line as to care of cro«sings. No attempt was made to do the work. The Valley line itselt is putting in crossings tonight at the intersection of Weber avenue anil Edison streets to get ahead of the coal road. A. T. Halck is here in charge of a force of fifteen linemen to run the wires of tbe l'ostal Telegraph company along the roadway of tbe Vallov railroad. The poles arc being strung out and tbe wires will soon be up. FRAUDULENT ENTRIES The Chinese Women at Atlanta Said to Be Slaves ATLANTA. Ga.,Oct. B.—Writs of habe as corpus were served today upon Ow Yang and Leon Lam, proprietors of the Chinese vilHge on the midway of the At lanta exposition, commanding them to bring the bodies of nine Chinese women, charged by Lum Ling, an Atlanta laun dryman, with being held in involuntary servitude. Ling, who appears in the role of a philanthropist, says tbe women were bought In China and transported here against their will. Tbe writ was taken out under the thirteenth amendment to tbe constitution. The French in Africa PARIS, Oct. B.—lnquiries made at the war office here this afternoon regarding the reported capture of Antansvavo, show tbat while the news is credited tbere, no particulars have been received, and it is said tbat tbe report will not be official ly confirmed before Friday next, October 11. PRICE FIVE CENTS MR.MURCHISON'S VICTIM Sir Lionel Sackwe!l-Sack« ville West, K. C.M.G. PRINTS 1 PRIVATE PUMPHLET ■ Defending His Course and Ex plaining His Dismissal HE THINKS HE WAS INSULTED He Publishes a Hundred Copies of Fifty two Pages Each Of Very Free Strictures Upon America and tbe Americans And Says He Scorned an Offer of Saooo Per Week to Become a Star Attraction In a Palatial Dime /luseum Associated Press Special Wire NEW YORK, Oct. B.—A speoial cable to tne World from London says: An extraordinary,and in many respects unprecedented, publication by a British or other diplomat has been discovered during the past fsw days among tbe for eign representatives to the court of St. James. This is a handsomely printed pame marked "Eor private circulation,' entitled My Mission to the United Bt.-'os, '81-'B9, anil has just been issued by Sackville, wbo, as Sir Lionel Sack Sackville-West.K. C. M. G.,was tbe F if lish minister at Washington for the per iod named. It will be remembered that Pre* nt Cleveland, almost on the eve of tbe elec tion of 1888, sent Sir Lionel his pass) ••». because of a letter written by bim 10 aa alleged Englishman in California i La menting on the approaching election. Tliia pamphlet is Lord Sackville s de fense aud explanation, after several years have elapsed since that I'lteident. But the unprecedented part of it, aod the part which has aro..s.-.d very excited com ment, is, first, the freedom of his strict ures upon the American pi jple and A rrioi itian public men, and secovd, his own e\ pressed indignation that the British ministry should have accepted Mr. B i ard as ambassador to this country, v. as secretary of state of tne United Bt&tes, Mr. Bayard bad wantonly insulted iv, person its accredited representative. The pamphlet consists of lifty-two pages, and is of very limited issue, not more than 0114 hundred copies. These have been sent under seal only to the leading foreign diplomats and the higher English ullicials and a few pet friends. Chester A. Arthur was piesident and James G. Blame was secretary of when Lora Sackville came to New j ork in 1881. Ho says he entered upon hi." duties with great solicitude. "1 was well aware of the difficu' -.- 1 should have to contend witn in co; -at ting the influence tbe Fenian ortumi zation exercised over the govern)..cut, and which was so powerful in both houses of the legislature." :jl.ord Sackville states tbat Lord Granville upon representations of Lord Spencer, then lord liejtenant of Ireland and lately in Lord ttosebery's cabinet, telegraphed the first assistant secretary of state, saying that his (Lord Sackviifes) life was in danger and asking protection. Secretary Freylinghnysen declined to take to take any step officially hut sent him to General Sherman. fho latter in ,ted him on a trip in the president's yacht. All preparations were made in secret and they spent ten days crulslnc in the James river, after which "it was deemed that the excitement caused by the Irish executions bad abated." He says danger again became imminent when lie was instructed to demand the extradition of Patrick Sheridan for com • plicity 111 the Phoenix par ft murders. He felt that, such a demand would be hope less and so icnorted to Ijord Granville, and then the instructions were revoked. A presidential election was approach ing and Mr. Blame was, lisely to be the Kepublican'nonunee. 'It was at this time that Mr. Blame spoke to me in tho moat condemnatory tunes of tho conduct of her majesty's government in dealing with the Irish question. They had created studi a hostilo feeling in the United States that he felt convinced that if tho population was THE NEWS BY TELEGRAPH—GeneraI and ex. Senator Mahone dead—C. K. A. 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