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To reach all the people with your wants, You must use The Herald. Fast Climbing Upward VOL. XLV. NO. 39 SEVERAL NEW SENSATIONS In the Case of Multi-Murderer Holmes SUBORNATION OF PERJURY Charted Against an Attorney for the Defense Intimate Acquaintances Insist That Ben lamln P. Pitzel Is Still Alive ■nd New In Chicago Asioclated Press Special Wire. PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18.-Tbe evil ■pirit that presides over ttae destinies of H. H. Holmes, the king of murderers, •nd eventually destroys all who ally themselves with him, found another vic tim today. The nist swift turn this extraordinary case to k was on tue brat day of the recent trial, wneti the arch criminal dismissed his lawyers and "the prisoner at the bar" became counsel for the defense. Today the tables were turned ami senior counsel for the de tense became a prisoner at the bar. William Shoemaker, the young attorney Wbose first association with the ctse is obscured in the mystery whicn envelops Its every detail, passed through an ordeal today as seveie as any his cl ent has been compelled to f ice and tin crisis came when be was held under $1501) bill to an swer a charge ol suoornation of perjury. This meuns that the manufactured evi dence tending to prove that Benjamin Jr. Pilzel, for whose murder Holm's was Convicted two weeks ago, committer sul ci le and that be. Sbosroak r. paid a wo man $21) to sign and swear to this, but the commonwealth had supplied the wo man, although Shoemaker was ignorant of this, ami after be bad produced this "after discovered evidence" and read it with great impresslveuess to the court and asked that the argument on tbe mo tion lor a new trial, which nad been fixed lor today, be postponed to give him and bis associate cuu isel, Samuel I. Kotan, timt to run out this and other clues re cently obtained, tben it waa that tbe district attorney arose and exposed tbe pl.t. His declaration came like a thun derbolt. The ciuit stared in wide-eyed amazement, the spectators turned In their cnairs and gasped, the accused lawyer Bank back in bis seat livid and tremulous while his innocent associate glared at biru with unveiled horror, but tue pris oner in tbe dock rested bis cold blue eyos on tbe sbri .king tig ore of his legal representative and smiled w.th score. .Briefly toll.- the uct.uls of t c cbarge are these: Tbe Irial tor tue Pitzel mur der was not two days old wheo Sbo»mak er appnaoued a private detective- named John Bcuneichler and asked him to pro euro a woman mo lived around Four teenth and Callowbill or Vance street, who would swear to certain facts In con nection witn the finding of Pilzel's body, tichwe.chler assented, but instead of straightway getting the woman, he told his story to Detective Geyer, who, tor the comoinn wealth, brought to light the evidence uf Holme*' murdar of the chil dren. Uoyer submitted it to tbe district attorney, and a must skilful tr.,p was prepared, ■ trao which has brought about tbe ruin of the oppos ng attorney. Under instructions, Geycr went to Mrs. Mmgaret Keab, matron of the Fourtn district police station, mid she, under the name of Blanche A. Hannigan, was taken to Shoemaker by Bcbweichler. Meantime hnoemaker had prepared an atfldaivt, stat.ng that the deponent had ki.own Pils land lo her be bad expressed his intent.on ol committing suicid '. Mrs. Hannigan readily signed and swore to tn s, and Shoemaker gave her two $10 bill* for so doing. On each bill she marked the initials "B. A. H.," and to day s.ie exhibi.ed them in court. bnoemaKer walked into the trap blind fold. Wil li i,u read tbe ..tfiilavil to the court he declared that its contents bud been dictated to uiin by the woman. - A moment afterwards irrefutable testimony was produced snowing that he had vim self made up the affidavit atid dictated it to a stenographer before he had even asked bchweiculer lo procure a woman to sign it, and tuat he hud not so much as read or explained its purport to Mrs. Ha.rugan. Judge Arnold, who was upon the bench during the triul, had called in Jud es Thayer and vVil«on to bear and decide with him on the merits of today's argu ments for a new trial. As tue Miange revelations come the ihreo judges uid not liesit te by their bear.ng an i word* to manifest their sense of tna graiily of the aci used lawyer's situation. Juoge Arn old afterwards privately stated that din barmen! pro.i.edings would he consuleied after the disposition of tbe pending charge uuainsi Shoemaker, j, Bhnemaker hud nothing to say. He whs Stunned and shookeu beyond [l eis ure, hot said Ibis was not the time lor him to talk. Kotan, bis associate, ex presse I I.is confide ice in his coll ague's final exiineniti but he admitted that the cvi ence of bis guilt was overwhelm ing. liotau hi ns If was unimirobed. Tue witi es c-, the district attorney and. the court were cnretul to make that dear an I the voting liarnsleT. who had fought practically single-handed a battle against treme dn s ud Is, with some skill and some fortitude, was visibly affected. A stiunge *tory is wiiipsered about Bhoen.ak. r's mil al appearance in this cas '. A little over a ve.r n..0, it in said, lie li st came to P:iiladuipnia. Whi'iice be tame no one teemed lo know, but a tale is tn the effect that he hud been for some time in a little town tn Indiana. Upon his arrival here he is smd to have epuken of the reception of a leiter from Boston signed "H." It staled the writer desired to retain vim as counsel in s cuse vih eh would soon afterward co ne up in Phiia nil hia, and enclosed a 100 note as are siner fee. A few aye afterward Holme- wai arrested in Boston and the Story of biS manifold crimes came out. No* it is said that the Utile town in whc.li Shi o.naker lived was but a short distance irom nnotner town where Holmes had lived and fostered his multi farious schemes. It is even said mat in ft hue maker's office has men found a map of the cuiintry in which these two towns 'fie, and thai a line is drawn in red ink Vdaeen toe | laces, but so drawn as to avoid railroads and settlements, cutting through the tare cuuntrv. This curious story is not given out officially, but with those who know of it there is an unanim ity as to its details. The Hoi nes case was tbe first Shoemake, tried in Phila delphia. It is also rooably the lust. ■indue Arnold, who presided during the trial whirl] resulted in Holmes' con viction for murder of B. F. Pitzel, was today joined by Judges Tnayet and Wil son, aitilng as a court in bane. Mr. Shoe maker a»ked that argument be postpon ed. Subsequent to tb« triul, be contin ued, they obta ned information of a per son who had known Pitzel when he lived at 1310 Oallowhilt street. This person, Blanche A. Hnnniman, had made affi davits in substance as follows: "in Au gust, 1801, sne kept a cigtr store and had known and talked with Pitzel, tb n known as Perry. On August 20th, in her store she told him she Wniild have to leave ,lm store and vait a dying friend, « hereupon Pitzel spoke of the uncertain ties of life ;he nad more trouble than anyone would suppose, and he woo d not care if it was he who was dying in stea lof her friend. lie spoke of bis many troubles ami added: The end would come soon, as he could not iitand it much .unger.' AU his aitons and words tended to show thoughts of sui cide." Shoemaker said Mrs. Hannimau would have come forward with this tesli many before, but she disliked the not if loty and bad been out of»ihe city. Now, owever, as she found tnero was a life at Make, she bad come forward. District Attorney Graham asked that before its application be pasted upon, Mrs. Hanni man be c.lled to the stand. Mr. Rutins, who is associated With Snocuiaker replied that they had been v able to tind her. The affi avit bad been procured by John Sweciiler, a detective, and counsel would not perm.tier tes.im ny until they had an opportunity to examine her pr.vately and sift the truth ol her statements. In response to questions of the court Shoe maker tnen said the affidavit had been written by himself at tho dictation of Mrs. ilanniman. Detec ive Geyer testified that during the trial he was c tile l upon by Jon.. Sweckler, who said Sbcmaker had asked him to procure a woman who would swear to certain facts. Next day-Swecfcler again called and showed him tbe type writ-en affidavits. Geyer after the trial procured the woman, intr iduostl ber to Sweckier, who took her to Suocruakei. Sb« signed the affi iavit aid received iwo $10 hills, wh.cb she marked witn initials lo- tne purpose of id.-ntirica ion. Di-triet Attorney Graham reviewel the testimony against Holmes in detail an 1 mat the case had been proved beyond the possibility o a reasonable doubt and that tne grinting of a new tri al would entail great expense and trouble and possibly result In a perversion of jus tice. Mr. Rotan made tne closing address to tbe court, hut devoloped no new conten "iuii, simply reiterating and emphasizing his former deciarati m, and maintaining that Pitzel bad committed suicide and that the common wealth had produced no new evidence to controvert that asser tion. At the conclusion of the argument Judge Thayer, speaking for the court, said tbey would give the case their gravest consiili-r.it on. Than turning tv Mr. Shoemaker, tbe judge said: "1 regret tnai I now have a very disa greeable duty lo perform toward you, a member of this bar and an attorney o. this court. In view of tbe developments of tb s morning and the testimony of tho witnesses wliom you have heard conoern ng ibe use you atttmpied to m k» of the affidavit you procured, tne court feels it tv be their duty, no other path being left open, to hold you in $'.'iuu ball to answer the chargo of subornation o perjury, and in default of bail to st ud c in n. it ted." "The bail is here, your honor," said the accused attorney.* Court was tnen adjourned and bail was entered at tbe side bar, Milton Jackson, Shoemaker's father-in-law. being the bundsman. Judve Arnold stated private ly toat the court was containplating dis barment proceed ngs but that nothing would be don ■ m tout regatd until after the disposition of the charge. Mr. Shoe maker dccl ned to be interviewed. He said that the blow was a very cruel and a very aud len one and he feh that his whole future, hung in tbe balance, but he would not discuss it at this time. Still Another Sensation CHICAGO, Nov. 18.—Tbe Daily News this afternuon publishes tbe following story: James McNary, conductor on car 635 of the Sixty-third street line, has sprung a new sensation 11 tbe Holmes caie, by Btatii g that benjamin F. Pitzel is alive and that ba recently talked with him on his ci.r. McXary claims there could be no mis take as he worked nine months for Pit zle and and knows the peculiarities of bis voire. According tn McNary. Pitzel Imarded bis cir a few days previous to Holm s a trial. Fitzel's beard had grown around the Greater part o his lac, so that be was completely ditgj sod. When addressed, hotvi-vt r, ..e a united his iden tity, aud ask d as a Irlend that McNary keep silei t. as he was on bis way to Fimadel hi i.but McS'ary called in Motor nail l.et.eriin.i and he, 100, clams that be had a conversation witn f tzel, who took a transfer to the Cottage Grove raole line. Mr. Robert Corbett, who has been lol lowing the case for months in behalf of the Farmers' and Merchants' National bank, Fort Worth, Texas, claims he has also een Pitzel. "I neve thought Pitzel was dead," be declared to a Daily News reporter "for the fallowing reasons: First, when I was searching tue c tie months ago this man who resembles Ihe man seen by the con dui tor and motorman and whom I then tiiouubt was Pitkel, found mo in the building I oking over some papers. He asked me if I had seen a ti-ol chest. 1 tohl him there was one inthefro.it room. He sail that one was no; his; thai he had Ift it in tue room where 1 was en gaged. I asked him who be was. He s.i.i Vfrs. PlUel sent him there for a tool eh st an I when I askeil his name he said, after thinking fur a in intent, 'Andrews,' and Mt. "Saturday I learned that Mrs. Piizel w*k stopping at HL'33 May street, with Mrs. Haywood, a id sent over to ask her if she ever set for the tool chest. Beth sue and her daughter Dest a declared that they ha I not, a d I alio discover d that Mr.-.. I'itzel is wavering in her btlief in the ide .tlHrati in of I'ltaei, a mi he tins to h(i(ie t at th cbil Iren are livin 2; but for her liusb nd she does not care whither he is living or dead. ! lei.eve that if Holniis is not gra. ted a new trial i'ilz-el will ileehire hints If to the governor of Pennsylvania, when all other means »r< exhausted, and Isaac K. Uitt and myself hoin have his address in Philadelphia, Minn c Williams is stopping at the sauie place under the name of -drs. E.M. Gard ner, while i'itzei is known aa G. D. Hall.'' 'Ihe attorneys for Holmes, who arc try ing to save that not rioi s individual from hanging, have received v transcript of tie divorce proceedings wntch Holmes began in 1887 against his wife in the su perior court of Cook county. The is.iit was begun in tbe name of Herman H. Mddgett against Clara A. Mudgett. The charge made again.t the wife is infidel ity. Mudge t said he was married at Acton, N. H., July 4, 1878, an.i lived with his wife unlit 18P3. Ihe case was beard and dismissed by tbe court for lack of evidence to support the ohargea mane in tbe bill. It is said that Holmes' lawyers want tbe transcript foi u>e In arguing the mo tion for a n -iv trial, toe purpose being to show Holmes hud but one legal wife, and that o her worn >n said to li.tv < been at limes married to him were not legal wives. Wasted Postage Stamps . DENVER. Col., Nuv. 18,-Sinue Fran cis Schlatter's inysteious disappearance over 10.000 letters addressed tv him have been received at tbe Denver postoffice. THE HERALD LOS ANGELES, TUESDAY MORNING-, NOVEMBER 19, 1895.-TWELVE PAGES. HIS CONFESSION REFUSED Incriminating Statement Struck From the Record THE KOVALEV MURDER CASE The Defease Decides to of(er No More Testimony The Jury to Be Charged Today—Revival' ists Visit the Jail end Hold Religious Services Assoclated Press Hneclal Wire. SACRAMENTO Nov. 18. — Ivan Ku velev, Ihe murderer of V. H. L. Weber and wife, took the witness stand this morning against the protests ol Senator Hart an 1 Major Anderson, his attorneys. When be wenl upon the stand he was told through an interpreter that be need not testily. Kovelev said, "I was pres ent and participated in the murder." Judge Johnson ordered this remark stricken from the records as it was not resounsive to the question. The Evening Bee will today publish tbe full confes sion of Kovalev which he made on Fri day last to Mine. Oordenko and a written copy of which the murderer held in his hand wh le he was on the stand. In tbe confession Kovalev said he ana Mutthen Tsheroskoff, his companion, climbed a back fuece and crawlel up tbe back stairs to the Weber house. Then Tscberbakoff struck down the old man Weber with an ax and afterwards chopped Mrs. Weber to death with the same weapon. He said that Tscberbakoff, Arnold Levin, Captain Andre and a man named Kuebakki, all Russians who lived in San Frauthco, were burglars who traveled about the country, and it was bis misfortune to oc casionally fall in with ihem. kovalev's actions dumbfounded his attorneys, and they decided to hold another conference during the noon recent. The court room wis packed to suffoca tion this afternoon. When tbe oourt said: "Proceed, gen tlemen," Mr. Hart for tbe defense said, "We rest." Major Anderson, addressing District At torney Kysn, said: "We are willing to snbmtt the case without argument. ' Tbe district attorney remarked this was taking him by sum rise. It was a case that involved the l.fe of tbe d>fendant. Hs had not drawn up bis instructions, neitbe was he prepared to proceed with tbe arr gument. Major Anderson passed up to the court tbe L strucilons for the defense. District Attorney Kyan ask-d that the esse be continued until tomorrow morn ing at 10 oclock, when he would be ready to proceed with his argument. It was an important case and one which he oe sired tn present as well as he could for tbe Mate, and be would ask the jury to return a verdict of guilty The judge vranttd the request and in structed the jury not to talk about the case with any one nor to read anything in the public print. The case then went ov r until tomorrow morning;. Thpre nai • renarkible scene at the county jad today. Mrs. Maggie Van Cott, the revivalist, accompanied by the choir and a number of tb* members of tie Sixth Sir ec Methodiet church,visited the jail and held services. The motley crowd of prisoners, aoout eighty In num ber, occupied benches or stood iip against the wall. The pris ners listened with close attention to all that was said and sung mid a dozen or more knelt and pray fd. many joining in the singing. Next to the choir, expressionless, dreamy-eyed as he has been in court them inniiv days, sat Ivan Kovalev, on whose life a juiy is sitting in judgment. Throughout it all his wasted lingers clasped his dingy, olrt-f tshioned derby hat and bis pale blue eyes were downcast. Even the sing'ng did not move him. Among the number who joined in the devotional exercises wasW. Christ,await ing trial on a charge of murdering his wife. "See that man?" said one of the wo men with Mrs. Van Cott, as she pointed to Kovalev. "He Is on trial fur murder ing two of our best citizens." "Horrible! Horrible!"' said the evan gelist. '"How my heart bleeds for these poor boys." THE LAST BODY Of the Cleveland Motor Horror Recovered From the River CLEVELAND, Nov. 18.-The body of the seventeenth, and probably the last, victim of the wreck was re overed Irom the river tnis afternuon. It was hut of Matthew Callinan, aid it was buried in tbe mud directly where tne trucks of t c motor had been. Callinan ha 1 been in cluded in the mi-sin.; from the first and it was certain that he was dead. Tie search for bodiei has now been aban doned. The recital of his experience by Patri.ik liooney, tbe sole survivor of the sou id ent, lcds to tne belief that all Ihe victims wre UUOJbSOlous wh'n they slrucu t: c water. "The first premonition 1 had that any. thin-- was wrong." said Loo ey today, "w s when the car tip ti forward. Like a Hash it ran c to nte that t c draw was open on i t tat we we c coi tg nto the river. I know I male id ish for the rear door. I rememb r that weli. 1 have a dim remembrance nf getting cold ot the handle of tbe rear door." Eulogi s on Ju tlce 'ocksnn WASHINt.TON.Nov. 18.-At the meet lilt: of the supreme court bar today eulo gies upon the late Justice Unwell K. Jackson were delivered by Secretary 01 --ney and ethers and resolutions were pre sented, express'ne the high esteem "for t p qualities which distinguished bia short career on the supreme b nch, w> ich gave sjch perfect assurance mat he was a worthy successor of those <H« tinguisned judges who have ail ministered with such fidelity and ability tbe greatest trust ever confided by a nation." The remit,tion will be presented to the court next Monday. Carnegie's Bit! Accepted LONDON, Nov. 18.—A private dispatch has been received here from tit. I'eter- burii confirming advires previously re ceived irom New York and elsewhere that Uetlilehem Iron company and tne Carnegie Iron company tenders for fur nis ins the armor plate for two new Russian watships in coirse of connruc tion have been acceited and m.it the American firms have been awarded three quarters of the entire order. niulMippi R.-pjb:ic»nl«m JACKSON. Miss., Nov. 18. —John R. Lynch, tne o.ilored Republican lnitder. is in tbe city on route to Eastern Missis sippi on a politicil mission and to 0011 --fer with loosl Republican leadtrs, with a view to placing a full Republican con r»ssional ticket in the field next year, foil is to be the basis of tbe proposed contest b"f re congress and the courts iver the Mississippi constitution. Lynch ■ays leading constitutional lawyers of the north advise tbis course, and that nothine wjll be left undone in the prem ises. He declares that McKinley is his presidential preference, but things that southern delegations should go to the national convention v 'instructed ami should conform to tbe domioant senti ment of tis north fn seleuitng a candi date. THE NEW COMET Has a Head and a I all and Other Pe culiarities SAN JOSE,Nov.IH._The following was received this afternoon fiotn Mt. Ham ilton: Tbe comet discovered at Lick Observa tory by C. D. Perrin yesterday morning was again observed by him this morning. It has grown much brighter. Tbe bead is about live minutes of an arc in d ameter and tbe tu.l one-half of a degree long. At 6 oclock Ibis morning Ihe comet was in the right ascension 13 hours 47 minutes upd north declination one degree and ten minutes. Il was moving eastward at the rate of 40 minutes per day and southward 34 minutes. The spectrum of Perriue's comet has been observed here both physi cally and photographically by Professor i 'am pi el I. Ho finds a spectrum of usual type. There is a continuous Bpectrum, indicating reflected su..lgbt,and there are numerous bright lines and bands occupy ing such position that they prove the presence oi incandescent carbon and nit rogen in the coo.a and tail. The comet was also photographed this morning by Professor Husiey and Mr. 0 lton. As soon ai two more observati ms have been obtained the elements of the comet's or bit will be computed at I K-k observatory. MR. SEATON SAWED NO WOOD Which Brings a Sentence of Five Days in Jail Huntington's Impecunious Relative's Wife Will Collect Alimony Before Judge Hunt Gets Through With thj Case SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18.-W. H. Seaton. the impecunious relative of C. P. Huntington, who has for some time been delinquent in the payment ot alimony to bis wife, is at last in serious Double. Judge Hunt made an order tot!a.v com mitting the recalcitrant husband tn jail for five days for contempt of court. Tbis decided order of the court was the immediate result of Seaton's failure to enter tbe employ of Attorney E. M. Mor gan as a sawyer of wood. He had prom ised to appear bright and early tbis morning at 1176 Taylor street to demolish Morgan s wood pile at a compensation 01. $3 a day. Mr Morgan is the attorney for Seaton's wife, and has several times had the husband in court to show cause why he should not ba punished for contempt. Beaton pleaded guilty and inability to secure employment. It was then that Morgan made his offer to give Seitona job sawing wood. Seaton refused the off ere I employment, but at the u»gestion of Judce Hunt agreed to inspect tbe wood pile. He kept this promise, but igain refused the job on the ground that be was not sn Hiciently strong to stand such hard work. The ca«e was culled last Friday, and Seaton then produced a physician's ceriithate lo tbe eflect that he was afflicted with hernia and therefore could not perform manual labor. This did not satis y Judge Hunt, who ordered bim to produce the physician in court today for crosß-eAamlnation. At tbe same time Hunt said that should the stat merit of the physician prove not sat isf otory he would commit He ,ton to jail. Seaton spent an hour in reflection, and then announced through his attorney that it would be unn.ie essary tv sum in m the physician. Seatun assured the c nit that be would be on band and pre pared to tackle tbe wood pile this morn ing. Tbe wood pile and the saw were in readiness bright and early, but no Seaton apt-eared. Attorney Morgan promptly took this litest c intermit before Judge Hunt. He produced throe phy icians, all of whom testified that Seaton, dcs, its his physical affliction, was perfeotly able to di slid work is sawing wool without an. injury to bis h-altb. Aft r heating t .is testimony Judge Hunt took piotnpt action He proved that S aton h.id been guilty of a wilful contempt of cou t, and ordered th.it as pirn shment he be arrested and confined lv the c nnty jail for rive days. Awarr.nt of arrest was forthwith pl .ced in the hands oi the sher.ff for ser vice. BARRIOS NEOROBS fald to B: Inhumanly Trejtel by Railroad Contractors SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Nov. 18.—A speciul fro it Port Ha rit s, date I Novem ber 15th, says five ne roes were found ban gin i ye: t riiay morning six miles from timn. They were re o nized as b ing some of the negroes lately arrived here to work on lailr ad con traction and who became dissatisfied an Ifl d An investl gation was made, but like all investiga tions in tbis 0011 try, nothing resulted exo pt that it was It-.ir.ied that the ne groes came from Louis.ana. It was g'ven om timt they must have been hanged by r ihb rs. but it is believed th it they wer* puriu- b.- the contractor! and trapped and killed, so as not to allow them 11 es cape, the Hie of the Aimricaii negroes at work hare is t-rrible. Mi.iy have been beaten to death. No R-ish fir Land SPOKANE, Wash.. Nov. 18.—The Nez Perces Ind an reservation, Idaoo. was opened at toon today. There wa» no fir ing of guns nor any other signals given. No ex temcnt nor disturbance of a se rious character has been reported. Prob ably not over 10 U locutions will be made this fall. There was nj lining up for a g and rush tcday, and the people at noon w. r« all over tha re er"atlon, each on bis chosen quarter action. At tioOn work was commenced by establishing corners and laying foundations. A large number of ppc-ple were at Ihe land office tnis morning, but they were informed that tbey mu;t locate before they could tile claims. Filling will not really begin before tomorrow. The Prosecution Closes CARBON. Nev., Nov. 18.-The prosecu tion In the Booty mini trial rested its ca<e this at.rioon. Witnesses were called ti corrob irate the t stimony, of Beck is to the bullion taken by the de fendant to the reduction works in Reno, and the detectiv s told how they got Henev. Ha telegraphed them where to bnd him. TURKEY'S SULTAN SCARED By the Assembling of Foreign War Vessels HE WILL MAKE AN EFFORT To Stop Rioting and Bloodshed in Asia Minor The Revolutionary M iv-ement Spreads and Mohammedan Agitation Against the Saltan Rapidly Increasing Associated Presssneolal Wire. LONDON, Nov. 18.—It is understood the assembling of the British and fore gn fl ets at Stilonica bay is having a good effect upon the Turkish government, and the sultan has finally determined to maite an earnest effort to stop tb.i blood sued in Asia Minor. It is understood the mar quis of Silisbury has receive! assure ices that tbe sultan has dispatched comrais sioners to Asia Minor instructed to put in force as soon as practicable reforms in sisted upon by the powers; and beyond ttie assembling of foreign fleets the pow ers have takin on further steps at pres ent, being desirous of giving the Turs ish government every opportunity possi ble for restoring order in tbe disturbed di trict3 without having recourse to measures whicn might add to tho slate of an itchy prevailing. Toe following telegram from Constantinople was receiv ed tbis morning by the Anglj-Armeman association: "Arnit-nians are being massacred every where in Asia Minor. Over 100,0(10 are dying Irom hunger and exposure. The Satisoun work of relief has closed. For Gud's sake urge tbe government to stop the most awful events of modern times. 'The porte is powerless, as all the tele graphs are under control of tbe palace officials, who have incited the massacre throughout Anatolia." A dispatch from Rome today says ad vices from Constantinople announce tHat the agitation against Christiana in North ern Syria is extending and massacres have uccurred near Aleppo. Agitation Extending CONSTANTINOPLE, via Varna, Nov. 18.—Anti-Christian placards have been torn down by tbe police at Scutari, Al bini, where a dangerouts agitation is in progress. The Turkish officials do not seem to be doing more than making a sbow of frowning upon it. The Armenian leaders of Constanti nople are compelled to keep in hiding for fear of arrest. The Turkish police con tinue throwing Armenians into prison and secret executions are said to be af .'requent occurrence. The young Turns movement is aolivcly pro.reising in suite of tbe desperate efforts made by the Turkish officials to suppress it, and it is ea d that much of the onslaught upon Armenians is doe to tbe fact that the portn desires to distract attention from the Mohammedan agita tion against the sulton. The palace spies and police are kept busy night and day in Constantinople, but this does not prevent tbe revolution ary movement from spreading. The police have just made a fresh seiz ure in the Turkish part of the city of a large qu mtil of placards demanding a co stltution, which wete intended for distribution in tbe m .in tnoroughfares. The two battalions of troops and the detachment of a tillery at the Vildiz kiosk are ke t closely within the grounds of the talace. The life of the sultan is known t > be in danger and the lives ol nearly all tbe ministers have been threatened, Hassan Pasha, the minister of marine, is known to distrust the navy to tbe ex tent that he has a guard of trout s and, it is claimed, dares not go on board a war vessel. The Turkish government officials today issued a notice denying it tna most posi t ye terms that four Jesuits have ne n killed or that the Protestant missionaries have been maltreated at Malatiatn, con firming in the hist instance the an nouncement sent la t week tv tbe Asso ciated Press exclusively on this subject. Aid (or Christians WASHING ION". Nor. TB.-Admlral Selfridge cable I the nivy department to day that be had put in with his flagship San Francisco at Naples to get his mail. He will proceed directly to Alexandretta. where he should arrive about Friday next, and wiil then b» in a position to extend a d to t l ie Americans and Euro p°ans in that section in tbe event of fur ther nnrisini. The Turk sh situation is absorbing (he auent 01 ol tbe st te department at t r. s cut, and due notice Is t.i Ken of tue vari ous reidotio is a 'opted by tbe many re ligious organialionj in the" United tales. Considering the terribly disturbed con. •Htions in Armenia, it ii believes at the state departme t that Minister Terrell has been rem rka'dey successful in his efforts 10 prot ct tho America i missiona ries ami teaches. So far as the luisfor tunes ot the nntive Christ ana is c n cernea, while they may |.r iperiv excite the sympathy of ihe entire Chri tim w rid. th. St'ite department claims there is n ' warrant for Interference on the j ,rt of the United States, the Armenians be ing Turkish subjects, for wh so religious freedom the great European powers nra resionsihle. Any interposition by the I'r iteii Mutes would be not only in vio lati n of our traditions, but might be us d, it is sunt, as a poweriul argument to jnstifv European int rferenee in tne alf nrs of t s American repu' lies. In reference to toe rumors to the effect that Mr.Terrell lias tendered his resijna ti n, it ti ar be stated that the depart ment ol state is tboroujhly satisfied with h s c mduit in every par icnlar; that it bus lent all possible support ti him, and ihut no rea-on is known that would jus ti y tbe assumption that he intends to desert Ins post in the pres. Nt crisis. The Turkish legation has received from the sublime p rte tho following telegram v • er today's dale: The AMiionian insorgents of Zeitnun plundered and burned tbe following vil lages: Louisikubt, Kechkeie iloussali and Kerimli. Four lomm were found in the yard of an Armenian rioter at lliar bekir. The Armenian agitators at Mar sm'un attacked two Mussulmans going to the mosque ar.d wounded them. 'They also tired from the r houses to tbe bar rucks and to the palace of tbe governor. Disorders fol owed these provocations, and on both sides there were dead end wounded. The authorities, however, suc ceeded in restoring order. , All news concerning a supposed in Advertisers Reach the People » Get in line early with ycjr Sunday advertising; The Sunday Herald is a hi ; one. Through The Herald security regarding all foreigners li'ing in toe towns wh<ro troubles took place aro absolutely false. Olfclal Dispatches WASHINGTON. Nov. IS.-The Turkish legation here has received from tbe sub lime porte, the following telegram un der date of yester lay : The Armenian insurgents of Zeitounj Ferned a d Kemban, nunnberinJ more th .n BtXl,attacked the district of Enderih, burned the pal tee of the governor, felled the bouse belonging to the miissiilmans an I captured those of all Mussulman families that were unaole to flee. Ihe rioters fell aiain on the. village of Kuit'er, at Warash. and burned ten honse, with their contents. The Anneniin rioters of iiasniraensonr bavins kiiled two Mussulmans, an afiay took place, durine which there were dead and wounded on both sides. The author ities restored order. Tbe rebels of Marsnvan and Amassia. after closing their shops, went to toeir church and to different khans, from wi ere they fired on the Musnilma is. Two |i tiers sent from the Armenian bish ip of Aleppo to the bishop of Cnrfa, th rugb the intermediary of an Arme nian disguised as an Arab, but arrested by the authoiitlee of Cutfo, proved the nnerstsndina that exists between all the Armenian revoiuti nisis in As.a Minor. Tne following is a summary of these let ti rs: "Send powder to the rioters ot Zitoun to enable them t i resist the eutboritits and procure a certain quantity of Salt petre for tbe fabrication of powder. Barouara of Zeitoon is assembling an army. The days lire near when bloody deeds will take pla c. The Armenians ol Marsah are ready for action, ami they wish lo tigbt, fh<y ask for arms and ammuni tion in order to help their comrnt es. Trie ab ive i forma lon has been trans it ted to all the Amernian revolution lit I.', The Sultan Is Scared CONSTAN TINOt'LE. Nov. IS.-The sultan is sai 1 to be alarmed to the verts of nsanity at the assemblage of foreign fleets at Salonici bsy, and it is known lie sent an urgent message to tbe vali of the dtsturhed districts ordering them tv sup pres disorders. In addition special com mis Toner* have been hnrrielly dispatch ed from this city to varinus parts of Asia Minor armed with power tn qiell revolu- Sir Phillip Curris , Riirisia ambassador, rnr.Ti"t reach Con stantinople before Wednesiay. Important news is expected daily from Zeitouns, where a desperate battle between en trenched Armenians and Turkish troops s-nt to disperse them is expeoted. The work of calling out the army reserves continues slowly, the main difficulty being to find equipment, ammunition and supplies for tbe men. About ltd battalions of reserves have been called out. The Sultan Wants Honey LONDON, Nov. 18.—A dispatch from Vienna to the Standard says that the sultan is now negotiating for tbe purpose of granting the Turkish tobacco monono ly to a company, giving an extendeu con cession in exchange for the loan of a million pounds. The sultan also, accord ing to the correspondent, talks of asking the powers to assist in raising a loan for military expanses,hopinc tueieby to sup press prevailing disorders. Drns s Pillaging BEYROPT, Syria. Nov. 18.—The r.ews received here from the interior shows that Dimes are pillnaing the villages near the springs of tin Jordan. GOODBY TO THE BLIZZARD Fair Oaks Excursionists Reach tbe Promised Land A Large Number of Colonists Arrive for Sacramento County end Are Most Hospitably Received SACRAMENTO, Nov. 18.-The Fair Oana excursionists arrived in th.s city by special train this evening. The party consists of one hundred persons. The cars are placarded appropriately,a typical device being: "Go id by blizzards; good by Jack Frost. We are going to live in the sunshine, with the orange,tbe lemon, the tig ire» and tha vino." At Auburn a number of ladies boarded tbe train and presented flowers to the party. At New castle the excursionists were serenaded by a bra s baud and mi.de the recipients of fresn California ftuits. Immediate! y after the party reached this city tney were given a dinner and then escorted to the art gallery, where a reception was tendered them by the chamber of vninme-cc. Addresses of welcome were delivered by Mayor Stem msn and other leading citizens. Tomor row the party will go on a special excur sion to Folsom, where it will v:eiv tne electrical generating plant. After that the excursionists will b» driven to Fair Oaks, in this county, where they will remain several days, silecting tracts where they will locate permanently. WILL NOT ARBITRATE Brazil Will Insist Up n Her Right to the Island of Trinidad NEW YORK, Nor IS.—The Brazilian government, a Her il l correspondent at Rio Janeiro telegraphs, has definitely con cluded that no arbitration is adn.issi le respecting the ownership of the island of Tri.-.iiad as proposed by the Britiih gov ernment. The gororn eit also reluses ti consider s.icli snggt'Stioris as may arise thr u.h the ilisct-ision in the British parliament of the question. Sabbath Observance Conference RICHMOND, Va,, Nov 18.—The com mittee on temperance ami Sabbath obser vance of the Virginia Methodist confer ence submitted a strong report in which Sunday excursions, the running ot rail way trains on Sunday and all sorts of pleasure on that day we c deprecated and a vigorous protest was entered against the Sunaday newspaper, which was des cribe 1 >.s a thing to make mental arid moral dys opsin. Especially were the practic sof tilling a paper with descrip tion of theatrical performances, co .certs, priz l tntbt', anei ty news, spirting and all other features calculated to keen per sons from Sunday school and chuiutt, strongly condemned. l ire at 51. L ills ST. LOUIS, Nov. 18.—Tho four stnry brick building at !121 North Fourth street, occupied by tbe Feurborn Toy and No ti n company, was partially dest.ovedjby hie this afternoon, <at:smg a lojs of »90,00' J. A Schooner In Distress EUiIEKA, Nov. IS.—The Muriel, which arrived here today, reports that yesier diy she sighted a light, three-mastei sotionner, with only her foremast stand ing, running down' unUor double-reeled foresail. PRICE FIVE CEN^TS THORNE'S CAREFUL DOCTOR Cautions His Patient Against Violent Exercise HARD WHACK OiN THE SKULL From a Cane in the Hand of Attorney Mitchell Makes nr. Thorne Eiz:r to Delay RstaU lation Until His Health Is a Good Dial B:tt.-r Usoelated Pre«» Special Wire. SACRAMENTO, Nov. )8.-Tnere was an old-lirue twinkle in Governor Bud i's eye this afternoon as Lawyer Mitchell's cane descended, whack! upon tbe skull of Lewis Thorne. Tho governor started to ge* between the men and stop the fun,but Speaker Lynch of Cucamongs and Attorney Cattern wera there before hitu and prevented any turther skull cracking. The row arose about the investigation Into tbe affairs ot the Los Angeles Dis trict Agricultural association, It was 4 ciclo.k and Governor Budd had announc ed that the investigation would be re sumed at 9 oclock tomorrow morning. John H. Mitchell, attorney for ths board, had placed his Bbining tile upon bis head and was just going out of the door when Thome stopped bim in an aggravating manner: "Yon have caused this board to utter sentiments that are false." Mitchell replied that there was a law against psrjury. Then he added: "I don't desire to have any further conversation with you, sir. I have not spoken to you in this proceeding, aod l don't desire you to speak to me." He then waved bis hand and said: "Go away from me. 1, Thorne retorted: "Nor do I cars to talk to a cur." Whereupon Mitchell baited bim on the bead with hi? cane several times. Then they were separated. Thorne declared that be would settle the matter with Mitchell some time, and Mitchell dared bim to "come on"; but Thorne explained that his physician had advised him not to take any violent ex ercise. And so they parted, Thorns breathing vengeance and Mitchell hurl ing dcliance. A Caute for ITaurnlng CINCINNATI, Nov. 18.—Jndge Wilion, in a case appealed by theatrical ticket speculators, decided today that no re nerved k aw c old be sold after tne doors were cpened for any given performnaoe. Le Rol Bet Mort GUTHRIE, O. T., Nov. 18.—Chief Son, principal chief of the Pawnees, is dead and the whole tribe is in mourning. In a few cays they will assemble to choos; a new chief. THE NEWS BY TELEGRAPH. - Turkish disturb ances continue and inorense—Su preme court decision regarding rights of way for telegraph companies; tbe rate war—Several new sensations in the Holmes murder case; Pitzel said to be alive—Testimony concluded in the Kovalev murder case-The jury out in Randit Brady's case—The En glish claims as to Alaska's bounaary —Mr. Seaton of San Francisco de clines to saw wood—News regarding Cuba—Ex-Secretary Thome's doctor advises his patient against violent ex ercise— Eastern colonists arrive at Sacramento—The Clune case decided oy tho supreme court —A committee appointed to investigate Dunraven s charges against tho New York Yacht club—Pasadena; council meeting; brevities—Ferris; burglars—Pomona ; the season for pickling olives and paving irtxes —Santa Ana; Miller's asloon; Episcopal delegate*—Santa Mnnica; tho Foresters' Thanksgiving ball— Colton: eleciric light matters— Ventura; lei.tuics; a boy's bad lurk— Santa Barbara; temperance work— Riverside; a rancher assigns—San Bernardino; oranges ripening early; the rock | ile and ihe tram ps. ABOUT THE CITY—Tho war is rngin?. as is evidenced by over seventy war rants a.'ninst miik venders — First blood f r Colonel t-chrieber; Lieuten ant Ogden resigns troui tha Siventh re.gi ent — Mayor Rader will leave for the cast next week, to be gene about twenty days, and President Teed will not attempt the adoption of a policy—A st ib mi le at rcinomy; a few salaries reduced by the eitv coun cil and one place abolished—Reports of tbe city engineer and city attorney —The amount so far collecte I for city taxes—The Ministerial union takes exception to the city attorney's law; more ordinances are needed—Theo dore Bauer is hauled over the coals; a petition to have bis saloon license revoked—On the local gridiron ; yes lerdav's game of football—Tbe W. ('. T. U. annual convention to bo held in all probability in this city—Three persona adoj igel insane and sent to th asylum at Highland —Burglars be fore Judas Van Dyke—Opium and Chinamen; tbe little schooner Lena trying to In ml bath—A woman killed at a railroad crossing and her hus band seriously injured — Toe em ployees of Ge loral C. F. A. List give cvi lence of thsir esteem; he is pre sented with a sword—P'ofessor Tyn dali's great drive whilo blindfolded. WHKRE YOU VIW 00 TOD\Y ORPHEUM— At Bp, m.; vaudeville. BURBANK—At 8 p.m.; Ara'dsn Nights. NEW LOS ANGELES THEATER—At • p. m.; Tue Supernatural in Nature.