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she was forced to.go in search of It. The Eliza Anderson was meanwhile blown out of sight of the other two ves sels and her fate is still unknown. It is thought she may have reached Kodiak. The captain of the Holyoke has no idea that the Eliza Anderson is in serious dalfget; but thinks she made Kodiak in safety. The Eliza Anderson sailed from Seattle for St. Michaels, where she ex pected to transfer her freight and pas sengers to the steamer Merwin and a scow carried) up on the old Russian pun boat Polytoski, which left Seattle on the same day. The Anderson carried 125 passengers and about 160 tons of freight. She was commanded by Capt Tom Pow ers, one ot the best known skippers on the Pacific coast. The Anderson was the oldest boat on the sound, having been built at Portland in 1859 She was rebuilt once since the first trip out of the Columns!* river, and was overhauled and repaired several times. She was subjected to a process of this; kind Just before leaving Seattle, and Inspectors of Hulls and Boilers Bryant and Cherry, after going through her from stem to stern, pronounced her safe. The' Cleveland passed tire steamer Humboldt 35 miles out from St. Michaels on Sunc'uy. Ausus>t 20. Before the de parture of the Humboldt from Seattle rumors of strife among the members of the party were frequent. When the Cleveland put into Dutch harbor fir coal on her down trip Captain Hall was Informed that the dissensions had readied such an acute stage that the open threats were made to lynch Mayor Wood. Before the Humboldt left j there, however, a truce was patcOied up, ! and -she- proceeded on her voyage to St. , Michat-ls. Albert Bryan, of Seattle, who returned i on the Cleveland, was. sent up to St. ! . MichaeCs by the Mormon Brothers of : Seattle to take chni.ee of putting in the electric lijriit plant In the steamer . Charles Hamilton, and there were 277 of ; the crew who returnedl with him. Mr. Bryan said: "The Cleveland was j ' delayed at St. Mlchai Is several days by difficulty In loading. It is slow and | terious work. After we started v- on- I countered head winds nearly all the j way. About two hours out of St. Michaels we met title Humboldt, and at j VJnalaska the steam, r Excelsior, which left two days before we- dldi, and ran on a ; ; sandbar in the Bering sea, overtook us, Soon after wo met t'nc Merwin and the Polytoski. and' they tcid us they had j seen the Eil7/a Anderson two days, be fore flying signals of distress; The revenue cutter Grant was to start from ; Dutch haiibor to go to the Anderson's' assistance. The steamers Bertha and South Coast were there, and the schoon ers Fisher Brothers and Bering Sea were ' also in port. The river Steamer Hamil- • ton, which we were working on, start- t ed up the river on the 26th. About 60 of I the passengers on the Clevelandiand Ex- I oelsior on the up-trip pooled Utelr for- < tunes and bought the river steamer St. ; Michaels, and a barge for $12,000 and ' started up the river. The 60 men took 1000 pounds each of provisions amd tools, i "A. P. Richardson's steamer, which - Captain Worth is to take up, was about '■ reudy to start up the river when we left. ' She had a full cargo, and could have had ' any number of passengers, for there Were many there who could not secure transportation. ! "Willis Carr, who took a load of good? up for Seattle merchants, is sell- ' ing them at a good figure. Every one Who came out that I saw reported that prices at Dawson City are away up, and, in fact, nothing can be bought at all." Charles Engle of New York, who has been in the Yukon for three years, comes out with his wife and four children. He sold out his interests there and prac tically fled for fear of starvation. "The people who are going in there this win ter," he said, "are crazy. "There will be 10.000 people in there this winter and very little to feed them. At least 1500 men will come out before winter sets in if they can get away. When I left Dawson there were at least 6000 people- there and they were coming in at the rate of forty or fifty a day. Very little attempt has been made to build houses, for logs cost $6 each, and if they ' do not want to freeze to death the com ing winter they will have to take their small boats and go down the liver imme diately to Circle City or Forty Mile. I started down from Dawson on the Weare and when she ran aground on the bar near Circle City I got aboard the Healy with my family and came out down to St. Michaels. The Weare is undoubtedly 1 done for until summer. "The Humboldt's passengers will not get to DhWstin this winter, as it is a lotlg trip up the river and- the Yukon will freeze before they roach their destina tion. Probably but few of the men who are rushing into the Yukon country are fit for the work. I should say that not more than one-third of them can cope with the difficulties and hardships of the. life. It is all that an-ordinary man car. do to merely exist. It takes two weeks, to sink a. shaft to bedrock anywhere. If It turns out well a man must breathe smoke down the hole or eland at the windlass and pull up 200 pound buckets of gravel while the mercury is 70 below aero. Often a man will come up hot and perspiring out of the shaft and- have to expose himself in that condition to the icy blasts of the Arctic winter. Nothing but muscle and endurance Is good for anything In that country. Those thou sands of men. who are rushing in there without money or grub or oniy limited means are foolis-h. "The miners will only employ men who have their own supplies. There will be 4000 to 5000 idle men in Dawson this win ter and 1 should ."ay that there will be $500 sunk for every dollar taken out. There will not be nearly so much mining going on as if this crowd had stayed out of the mines, for the crowd will eat the food the miners should have. Food could not be bought when I left Dawson-City. "Of course* those who have supplies will have to divide them with those who have none. There will be no getting out of the country, and they will not gee. men starve while there is food in camp. Those who have amply provided themselves with food will have to divide up in part, which will cripple them and disable them for working with visor and carrying out their plans-. There are a good many horses in the Klondike, but the prospects are that they will be starved this winter. Last winter they were fed on Hour and barley. This winter the men will need th*- flour themselves." Tom J. Alers, Frank Segren and Her man Schroder, all of Miller creek, wera the best fixed men in the crowd, accord log to Mr. Engle. The others who had been in the country for some time were Sam Mattr/fcws of Juneau, Jack Geiger of lowa, Geo. Forman and Bill Louden of Helena.Mont.; Fritz Kloak of New York, Abram Barbour of Oregon, S R. Church -11l of London and Mr. Rudolph. All of the?, still bad good claims or Interests en the Klondike besides what they were bringing out. Mr. Engle believed that at the outside 6500,000 was coming down on the Excel sior: His Interest he (fold out entirely for a sum he declined to state. Er.gle's family consists of his wife and four children. The two youngest chil dren, aged 18 and 4 months, respectively, were horn in the gold country. Another of the Cleveland's passen gers was Hans Anderson of New York. He has been in the country only since last spring and Is not very enthusiastic but will return n.ext spring with suffic ient food to last him three years. An derson has been prospecting during his entire stay in the country and thinks he has a good claim. He says there will be intense suffering this winter, and. ad vises everyone to keep away until sprinsr. Anderson brings with him about $5000 in gold dust and nuggets which he accumulated durirrg his stay. S. ft. Churchill of the provincial police stationed at Dawson City, who came down on the Cleveland, Is interested in some valuable mining property on Bo nanza creek and Is returning for the purpose of purchasing supplies for the development of his claim in the far north. He has been in the country three years and will return in the spring after making the necessary purchases. Mr. Churchill says there will be a great amount of suffering this winter on ac count of the scarcity of food. It is Im possible to buy food at either Circle City or Dawson at any price. "I am satis-fled with the country and will take a number of my friends with I mc when I return in the spring. There ' are only three hotels in Dawson City and meals consisting of bread, coffee and baked beans cost $1.50, and this is consid ered cheap. Lumber costssl6o per thou sand feet and is hard to get at that." The Cleveland has on board three men from the schooner Boreas, which was lest in the dense fog last month. They were three days and nights in an open bout without food or water. When final ly the fog lifted they put Into Dutch har bor, where they boarded the Cleveland and worked their passage to this port. M. MiOStnors of Portland, who was a passenger by the Cleveland, brings about $3000. He was the sole representative on ! the Cleveland from the diggings on Ml- j nook creek. Since the early spring he has been in the Klondike country fol lowing the varying fortunes of a pros pector and now he is returning to his home successful. It was scarcity of food which forced him to leave and when lie goes back in the spring it will be with a large outfit. "The Minook," he said, "is named after an old Indian who made the first strike. The discoverer is work ing his claim with the aid of a son, and bids fair to get rich. "The Minook runs into the Yukon 400 miles below Circle City. It was in August, two years ago, it was discovered, and it now has-2CO claims on file. About sixty men are working on the Minook and its tributary. Hunter creek, r'.ear.up for two months' work on one of the best claims this spring was 122 ounces. "There Is lots of gold. It seems to be everywhere. But the cry of the people is for grub. There is none to spare on the Minook. and no place to get any. When the Hoaly called at Minook on her way up the river her captain was besieged by twenty men for the privilege of buy ing food. He refused, saying he must go through with such provisions as he had. I, myself, had orders for $2000 worth of grub, but it is impossible to get it. "The Excelsior is the bonanza boat this trip. She can discount the Cleveland on both passengers and gold dust. I cannot say how much there is aboard, and. was not informed. The mining mci of the country are all discouraged with the rush and don't want to'give out news which will make matterswors-e. "A good deal of talk is-he-ard of Copper river. This heads on the other side of the ridge from which the Minook springs, and the two rivers are In a manner asso ciated by an interesting incident. With the government expedition, which, unde. Lieut. Mills, explored the Copper river to its head, crossing to and descending the Minook, was a cook and general roustabout. The ex-cook now has the richest claim on the Minook river. "Stewart river is being kept pretty quiet. Some-of the new comers are break ing for there, and the general imprssion is that gold dust has been struck. Don't forget to caution, people who do not care to die against going into the Klondike this winter." Two brothers, Robert and Chas. Carl son, rich claim owners in Bonanza, died on July 16th of typhoid .ever. They had sold their claim in the spring for $50,000 and were preparing to leave the country for the winter when stricken down by disease. The former partner of the Carlsons Is a passenger on the Excelsior He is said to be lyingat the point of death, ar.d.may not reach San Francisco to enjoy the wealth he has earned. P. Kelly, a young man on the Cleve land from Bonanza, told the story briefly. He said: "The Young brothers had been among the fortunate ones who arrived en Bonaza in time to secure a good claim. During last winter they worked hard to prepare for the spring tbaw. Their labors were rewarded with gold dust, but the strain on their con stitutions proved too much for the young men and physical collapse fol lowed." Mrs. A. P. Henderson of Chicago, one nf the returning passengers, has been in the Yukon since early in the spring. Her trip north was for the purpose of gathering material for newspaper and magazine articles. Speaking of her ex perience Mrs. Henderson said: "I would not live in the Klondike country- for ail the gold there is in it. Dawson City is one of the most immoral mining camps the world has ever seen. Gamblers and women of bad repute are rushing in there; saloons are open day and night, and while the criminal element is held. ! in check fairly well by the authorities, debauchery is in evidence on all sides to an alarming degree. The country is rich, but It is almost worth a man's life to go in there and dig out the treasure." S. R. Churchill of the provincial mounted police, stationed at Dawson City, says that official information has I been received there that inspectors had been appointed at each of the several trails and rivers leading to the new gold fields with instructions to let no one- pass who did not have sufficient food, in his possession to keep him for at least eighteen months This will work a hard ship on many who have gone to the north since the excitement began with money. Intending to buy food when they I arrived at their destination. The Cleveland brought information that a man named George fireman of Detroit, Mich., who was employed there as a carpenter, died on August 18th from a complication of lung troubles. It is not known whether he had any relatives living or not. Before hie demise he was known to have in the neighborhood of $10,000 in his possession, but this money disappeared at the time of his death and no one knows what became of the money. The whisky traffic Into the gold regions has assumed enormous proportions. One LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1897 boat on the river having more cargo than she could carry up, discharged a portion of the provisions aboard in order to take on a large shipment of whisky. Several instances are related of where people going up the river have sold or left behind them provisions for the sake of taking on liquor, which sells at an exorbitant price in the mining regions. Capt. C. F. Hall of the Cleveland is most emphatic In his statement that intense suffering Will result at Dawson City and vicinity this winter on account of a scarcity of provisions. In an inter view he said: "Winter Is setting in early than usual and ice is already forming on .the- Yukon near shore. The North American Trad ing and Transportation company are preparing to shelter at St. Michaels 300 or 400 miners who intend to come down the river and spend the winter at St. Michaels. The river steamers Bella, Hamilton and Alice, will go up the river before the freeze-up. but It Is doubtful if any of the expeditions now on their way to St. Michaels, will get up the river, and the passengers will simply be com pelled to stay at Dawson and consume their supplies. A few of the passeng-ers taken up by the steamers National City and South Coast have secured passase on the rive.r boats, but the most of them are still at St. Michaels. Haifa dozen newspaper men paid $90 extra and went up on the Hamilton." Captain Hall thinks the Portland, on her next trip, will bring down $1,000,000. The following steamers have gone up the Yukon this summer With provisions and stores: J. J. Bealey, two trips, 450 tons; P. B. Weare. one trip. 250 tons; Bella, two trips, 450 tons: Marguerite, one trip. 300 tons; barges, 750 tons; C. H. Hamilton, one trip, 140 tons; total, 2340 tons. AWH ALE R W RECKED SEATTLE. Wash.. Sept. 10.—Just be fore leaving St. Michaels the survivors of a most disastrous wreck, in which 42 men lost their lives, reached the island. Only nine persons live to tell the tale of one of the me?t terrible trips c ver taken in Arctic waters. The steam Whaler Na.VO.rM, of San Francisco, rruis-ing in the Arctic waters, got causht In a floe. The particulars of fhe fearful loss of life which followed the unfortun ate shipwreck were not obtained by any of the passengers of the Cleveland, nor by any of her crew. They left St. Michaels two hours after the survivors were brought in by the revenue cutter Bear, and were too busy getting ready for their own Journey to obtain the full Otory. As much Of it as they know is contained in the brief summary above, and a few additional facts. After the steamer became jammed. In the ice. there must have been part of the crew who tried to get out by making their way across the ice. There were 31 of these, and they all perished. Eleven- more froze to death In the boat, leaving nine survivors. These nine are Captain C. A. Whiteside and wife, the first a;nc.i fourth mates and four seamen. They made their way out in a canvass canoe and reached Cooper island. There they raised signals of distress, which were observed by the revenue cutter Bear, cruising north of Point Barrow. The Navarez was a steamship of 1783 gross tonnage and 1345 net tonnage. She was 268 feet long, 43 Beet beam, and drew 12V. feet of water. She was built in 1877, and was owned in San Francisco. Among the passengers on the Cleve land was Charles Ross, whose home is in the northwest territory. Ross- ae panied the first detachment of mounted police into the Yukon country, and has been there ever since. He was chief of the scouts during the Riel rebellion in the northwest territory, and in that campaign served with Captain P. D. Hushes of this city. Mr. Ross, during his residence on the Yukon, vis-ited ar.d prospected in all of the promising min ing sections. He said that all of the claims and tributaries of the Klondike, which shoxsi any sort of promise, have been located. During the summer he put -in his time prospecting. Mr. Ross believes that the American side of the line offers the best induce ments to miners. He visted Forty Mile Creek and' the camps on Its trib utaries, and found them practically de serted, everybody having gone in the rush to the Klondike. Joe-Dyer and his partner. Mathieson, were working one claim on Forty Mile Creek, from which they took out during fifty days of the summer $50,000. SAILORS' SUFFERING SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10.—A spe cial to the Call from Seattle gives audi tional particulars of the rescue of part of the crew of the wrecked whaler Ne varch, caught in the ice. Two hours be fore the Cleveland left St. Michaels Au gust 28th, the United States revenue cut tor Bear arrived in port, having on Captain and Mrs. Whiteside, Mate? Blame and Read; two seamen and boat s-teerers Peter and Sanders of the Ns vareh. They were transferred to the Rosalie, having been picked up by the Bear at Cooper island, thirty miles east Of Point Barrow, on August 17th. The party had left their vessel August 14th. They dragged a .mall canvas boat over the ice with them, using it to ferry across open stretches ond their course, and after struggling in this way for thirty hours without rest or sleep they reached Cooper island, a narrow point of sand, and managed after a hard strug gle to reach land. The survivors were in a pitiable condi tion from exposure and lack of food. They huddled together on the beach for warmth, until the Bear saw their signal and. picked them up. The cutter had been searching for the wrecked crew Col eight dayh, having heard from ether vessels of the whaling fleet that the Ne varch had been pinched in the ice pack. When, after several- days' cruising the whaler was-finally sighted and the Bear attempted to -team toward her the way was blocked by a solid wall of ice, the iNevarch being at least ten miles from free water. Despite repeated efforts, the cutter could not get near the impris oned Nevarch. A relief party smarted across on the ice, but was driven back by fog and rain. Twenty-nine of the crew left the Ne varch August 12th to cross the ice for open water, hoping to fall In with na tives. Captain Whiteaide-s and his par ty did not quit the vessel until two flays afterward. At that time none of the first party had been heard from, Some of the men refused to leave the whaler. These were: Fireman Thomas Lord, cook John. Hanna, seamen T. Collins, M. Hurley, K. Bergmann, J. Brem, J. Slate, O. Peterson and cabin boy P. Guttner. The ship's papers having been left on hoard, the names of thos-e comprising the first party could not be learned. A Temporary Peace MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 10.—It is an nounced that peace has been concluded between the president of Uruguay and the Uruguayan insurgents, through the mediation of Dr. Mltmterz, who returns here tonight from the Insurgent camp with conditions of peace. BIMETALLISTS Are Treated to a Genuine Surprise THE ENGLISH BANK RESERVE TO BE HELD VERY LARGELY IN SILVER The Times Makes Loud Protest but Seems to Regard the Report as Trustworthy Associated Press Special Wire. LONDON, Sept. 11.—The Times, in a special 'articles from a correspondent whose accuracy it says it has reason to place confidence in, makes the announce ment that the Bank of England directors have given consent to hold one-fifth of the bank's reserve in silver. The Times, commenting editorially on what it calls "Dramatic surprises," says: "The astonishment of the public will be immeasurably greater than at the ac tion of the India council." The editorial continues: "This revolution in policy, for it is nothing less than that, applied to the stock of coin and bullion held in the issue department as security for the bank notes. Peel's act forbids the bank to hold) mere than one-fourth in silver. The business community will hope that the directors may be able to show our informant that he is mistaken. The silver would be riuite useless, for nobody, after witnessing the recent headlong fall in price, would dream of regarding it as anything but an eligible, quantity in such a connection, "The bank's credit is certainly strong enough to bear the additional strain without even wincing, bnt why should it be subje-pted thereto? If the govern ment is responsible for the measure, it might have found some less objection able sop to throw to the American com missioners or the bimetalllstsamong tlfe ministerial supporters, or whomsoever it may be that has to be conciliated. It would have been preferable to adopt the oft-repeatedl suggestion to cease coining' half sovereigns in order to se cure a greater circulation. ' "This would have been inconvenient, but not positively harmful. The meas ure now said to be contemplated can only create a temporary vacuum in the sliver market which will Inevitably be rapidly filled by the practically inex haustible supplies available. It Is need less to deal with the mechanical difllcul ' ties, such as the question of the value / now standing In the bank's books, cr the course to be pursued when large- with drawals of gold raise the proportions above one-fifth. These are mere de tails, which shrink before the- import ance of the- principle involved. We hope the directors will speedily explain." THE LUETGERT CASE Experts Are Timid About Expressing Positive Opinions CHICAGO, Sept. 10.—There was con siderable progress in the Luetgert trial today. The day was devoted to the hear ing of expert testimony. It was shown that the matter collected in the crevices of the pocket knife given by the alleged murderer to his former sweetheart, Mrs. Feldt, on the evening of his arrest, con sisted of blood and particles of muscular tissue. The state continuously at tempted to establish that the particles of bone, flesh and organic matter taken from the vat and connecting sluice had at one time been portions of a human body, but though their experts readily assented to the proposition that the stuff resembled flesh and bone of the human animal, they refused to deny upon cross-examination that they bore an exact resemblance to the flesh and bone of any other warm-blooded animal which eats similar foods. The three experts who testlfiedi were Prof. Mark de la Fontaine, teacher of chemistry In a Chicago high school; Prof. Walter S. Haines, professor of chemistry in the Rush Medical college, and George Vin cent Riley, osteologist of the Field Co lumbia museum. CHULA VISTA WATER Matters Tangled by an Appeal to the Federal Courts SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10.—There was a new phase today in the oor.trovery over water rates between the Chula "Vista rancho and the Land and Town com pany. This was a notice. Notice was served this morning upon the attorneys of the defendants in the case of C. D. Lanning, receiver, versus the Chula Vista water consumers to the effect that on Monday the plaintiff would apply in the United States district court at Los Angeles for an Injunction restraining the Chula Vista ranchers from enjoin ing the plaintiffs in the state courts. When the company a few days ago threatened to cut off the water used for domestic as well as for irrigation pur poses Judge »\. Haines and two or three other Chula Vista property owners ob tained Injunctions in the superior court here restraining the company from tak ing that step. The purpose of the com pany is apparently fo have the federal court and not the state court decide the question as to the right to cut the water off. CHINESE SMUGGLERS Careless in the Conduct of Their Correspondence SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10.—A letter which was intercepted recently in this city and forwarded to the authorities at Washington throws considerable light upon the Chinese immigration ring which has been operating for some time past at Port Townsend and is said co seriously implicate Collector Saunders of that port. It purports to be a notice from the presiding officer of the ring to one of its members that his share of the fee allowed to be due to Saunders is due and must be paid by return mail. The addressee's assessment was $2750 and intimates that Saunders was dunning the ring for the 212,000 which be claimed for.his services in connection with the landing of Chinese. Since the Tacoma Ledger expose, spe cial agents have been investigating the matter both at Tacoma and Port Towns end, and Dr. Gardner of this city, the official Chinese interpreter for this dis trict, has gone north in accordance with instructions from the treasury depart ment for the purpose of aiding the offic ! ials In their investigation. ON THE DIAMOND Results of dames Flayed by the League Clubs WASHINGTON, Sept. 10.—The Sena tors today won their seventh game this week. Attendance 2700. Score: Wash ington 9, hits 12, errors 1; Cleveland 4, hits 12, errors 3. PHILADELPHIA—The Phillies and Chicagos had another exciting finish to day, the CcjJts finally winning out in the eighth innir.fr. Game called at end of the eighth inninj; on account of darkness. Attendance 3000. Score: Philadelphia 6, hits 8, errors 3; Chicago 8, hits 12, err ors 4. BALTIMORE —Louisville refused to continue playing because Umpire Kelly called Keeler sa.fe at first In the seventh, allowing Quinn'to score the winning run, and forfeited the game by a score of 9 toO. Attendance 1733. Score: Baltimore 6, hits 10, errors 1; Louisville 5, hits S, errors 3. BROOKLYN — Broitensteln pitched anything but $10,000 ball for the Cincin natls against the Brooklyns today, and as a result the latter are entitled to the series. Attendance 1500. Score: Brook lyn 11, hits 15, errors 1; Cincinnati 4, hits 12. errors 3. NEW YORK—The game today was called at the end of the ninth inning wltn the score tied. Attendance 2000. Score; New York 2. hits 10, errorsl; Pittsburg2, hits 5, errors 0. BOSTON—Lewis was batted out of the box in the fourth inning and Nichols was substituted. Attendance 1200. Score: Bnc.ton 10, hits 11, errors- 3; St. Louis 9. hits 16, errors 3. BRAZILIAN FANATICS Use Dynamite to Exterminate the Government Troops NEW YORK, Sept. 10.—A special to the Herald from Buenos Ayres says: Your correspondent in Rio Janeiro an nounces that word, has reached that city to the effect that whole companies of troops were destroyed In the last engage ment with the fanatics at Canudos. The rebels used dynamite with great effect when, the government troops approached to attack and a great number of soldiers were killed by the explosions. The fanatics now occupy Impregnable positions at Canudos and the govern ment troops are helpless. General Oscar, who Is in. command; of the troops, will suggest to the Minister of War of Brazil that Canudos be besieged and the fan atics driven out by hunger. He says it would be foolish to attack them as they have placed scores of dynamite bombs in the ground around, their positions which will be exploded In that event, re sulting In great loss- to his army. HEAVY STORMS Raging in Northern Arizona—One Man Drowned PRESCOTT, Ariz., Sept. 10.—Northern Arizona was visited, today by a succes sion of thunderstorms. Granite creek, which flows through Prescott. is higher than it has been for over six years ,and the dry mountain washes, have been con verted into raging torrents. J. P. Bruce, who has a freighting con tract for the Crowned King mine, was en route to Prescott with George- P. Har rington one of the owners of the above mine, when they were caught In the swollen stream of Wolf creek, and thc team and buggy were swept down by the rapid current. Harrington succeeded in catching the limb of a tree and saved himself, but at a late hour this evening nothing has been seen or heard of Bruce or the team, and it is supposed that all are drowned. At the Jerome several Inches of water are reported in the depot, situated away up on the side of a hill above the works EX-QUEEN LIL Appears Bather Unexpectedly at San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10.—Ex- Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii arrived in this city from the east tonight. She will be here for some time and will not at present define the purpose of her visit, which it Is presumed she intends to make, to Honolulu. It is understood ehe intends communicating with her friends on the subject of her fight against the annexation of the islands by the United States. She Will remain in this city to await the arrival of the Princess Kaiu lanl, her niece, and the daughter of A. S. Cleghorn. The princess is to leave England for this country on October 9th next and Will be due in San Francisco, en route to the islands, on October 21st. A Steamer Sunk SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10— Private advices have been received here that the British steamer Cheang Hye Teng, in the Shanghai-Penang trade, foun dered during a typhoon, while on a voyage from Penang to Shanghai via Yokohama on or about August 15. News of the wreck was brought to Shanghai by Mate Crossman and party, who reached there in the ship's boats after having suffered untold horrors for Aye and a half days, during which time they had neither food nor water. Twenty-one of the crew, nine white, are missing. Captain Scott stood upon the bridge as the steamer foundered, and as the last load pulled away, committed suicide by shooting himself with a revolver. The State Taxes SACRAMENTO, Cal., Sept. 10.—The state board of equalization today re duced the assessment rolls of Sacramen to and Inyo counties 10 per cent and shaved; 15 per cent off the rolls, of Placer, Lake, Modoc and Sierra counties. There will be no further action as far as coun ties are concerned, and all that now re mains to be done is to fix the tax rate. A telephone application from E. Black Ryan was received asking for a reduc tion of 5 per cent on the assessment of the Southern Pacific, but in the opinion of Morehouse and other members this could not be done. A Bankrupt Grocer OAKLAND, Sept. 10—John K. Stew art, a retail grocer doing business at Shattuck avenue and Dwlght way. Berkeley, has gone into voluntary In solvency. Ills liabilities are estimated at $44,150, while his assets amount to : $25,000. Nobody Came SACRAMENTO, Sept. 10.—The Turn er-Gallagher fight scheduled for tonight at Armory hall was Indefinitely post poned, owing to the small crowdi In at tendance. TURF AND TRACK The Baby Show Results Are Not Given Out i EUREKA, Sept. 10—The baby show at the pavilion and the races at South Park in connection with the Eureka fair were alrgely attended today. The rac ing events were: Half mile—Won by Nela Clan in two straight heats, each :50, Farewell sec ond. Hurdle race, mile and an eighth—Fift won, Spry Lark second; time, 1:52. Three furlongs dash—Lulu S. won, Cinderella second; time, :3S. CHICAGO RESULTS CHICAGO. Sept. 10.—Results: Five furlongs—Brightie S. won, Fran cis McClelland second, Gilt Edge third; time, 1:01%. Mile and a sixteenth—Heidelberg won, Admetus second, Ovation third; time, 1:48. Five and a half furlongs—Crystalline won, Fred Broens second, Ruskin third; time. 1:07.i. Six and a half furlongs—Forbush won, Bell Punch secona, Trilby third; time, 1:21. Five furlongs—Ben Hadad won, De pending second, Grazella third; time. 1:01 Ms. Six furlongs—Farley won, Arlington second, Tony Honig third; time, 1:14%. AT CINCINNATI CINCINNATI, 0., Sept. 10.—Results: Five furlongs—Eisrht Bells won, Waso second, Spaldy II third; time, 1:01%. Six and a half furlongs—Dr. Coleman won. Harry Thoburn second, Dominica thlrdi; time, 1t21%. Five and a half furlongs—Seaport won, Sound Money second, Lanky Bob third; time, 1:08%. One mile—Performance won, Tonto t second, Zolo third; time, 1:41%. Six and a half furlongs—Panchita won. Osmon second, Havipah third; time, 1:21 THE GRAND CIRCUIT NEW YORK, Sept. 10.—The grand circuit meeting at Fleetwood park closed today. Results: 2:07 class, pacing, purse $1500—Heir at-Law won, Mignon second, Ben D. third; best time. 2:07%. 2:16 class, trotting, purse $1000 —George Na won, Purity~Wilkes second, Black Bath third; best time, 2:15. 2:15 class, trotting, purse $3000—Derby Princess won, Alcidalia second, Fred B. third; best time, 2:11. STATE FAIR RACES SACRAMENTO, Sept. 10.—There was a good attendance at the state fair races today. The weather was perfect and the track fair for the harness horses. Trotting, 2-year-olds. 2:30 class—Dia wood won in straight heats. Klatawah second, Sable La Grande third, Esther C. and Dictatress distanced; time, 2:22%, 2:21 H. Trotting, 2:17 class— Antrima won in straight heats, Margaret Worth second, Dr. Leek third; time. 2:16 1 /t», 2:lsMj, 2:18V 2 . Faro Bank, Daisy Wood, Addilson, Co lumbus S., Ivan Alto, May 8., Mermet and Pasonte also started. Pacing, 2:17 class—Anaconda won in straight heats, Arthur L. second, Bessie Rankin third; time, 2:14, 2:11%, 2:11%. Arthur W., Col. Benton, Mollie Nurse, Plunkett and Floraclta also started. AT BUFFALO BUFFALO, Sept. 10—Results at Fort Niagara: Five and a half furlongs—Einstein won, Ennomla second, Fleming third; time, 1:11. Five and a half furlongs—Teller won. Abe Fasig second, Harry Crawford third; time, 1:10%. Mile and seventy yards—Toots won, Indio second, Kingston third; time, 1:46. Six furlongs—David won, Storm King second, Sam Tate third ;time, 1:15%. Six furlongs—The Devil won. Komura skia second, Marito third; time, 1:15. The Letter Carriers I SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10.—At to day's session of the National Association of Letter Carriers the question of the equalization of carriers' salaries was I acted upon, a bill being drawn up for I consideration for the purpose of raising the salaries of carriers In first-class cities from $1000 to $1200. The resolution in favor of equalization was voted down by 278 to 251. The announcement of the result of the ballot was uproariously re ceived, but President Parsons held the convention down with a firm hand. The question of the location of the next con vention was taken up. Toledo, St. Louis, Omaha and Scranton, Pa., were the only competitors. After a short but hot fight Toledo was victorious and the next con vention will be held there. On the same ballot it was decided that there should be a reserve fund for the mutual benefit. The following officers were elected: President, John N. Parsons, New York; vice-president, Conrad Trieber, San Francisco; secretary, John F. Victory, Washington; treasurer, M. J. Conners, Chicago; executive board, S. F. Stevens, Cincinnati; F. J. Bourke, Syracuse; Chris Loughead, Detroit; B. J. Curtin, Lynn; L. F. McElroy, Bridgeport; chair man legislative committee, James, Ark lson, Fall River; members of the same committee, W. J. Morrison, Brooklyn; F. S. Trafton, Cleveland; committee on Varicocele Twisted, swollen, painful, weakening in its effects upon the vital pow ers, the direct cause of thousands of cases of general nervous exhaustion, debility and decay. This is Varicocele in the veins of the vital parts. It is, perhaps, the most dangerous of the many results of early indiscretion. It drains the vital powers in that slow treacherous manner, which leaves no signs of its terrible effect until the awful work is done—until the whole nerve force, the foundation of mental, physical and vital strength, is under mined and manhood destroyed. 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BaNDZM'B ELECTRIC TRUSS CUBES RUPTURE. civil service, C. R. Raedel, Canton; J. A, Barnes, Maldlen; J. J. Scullln, Pittsburg; trustee, C. M. O'Brien, Cleveland; col lector, Wilmot Dunn, Nashville. The cash in the treasury is now $4763. It was decided to ask for Increased compensation for mounted collectors. Nothing was done toward separating the offices of secretary and editor of the Pos tal Record. She Couldn't Decide NORTH YAKIMA, Wash.,-Sept. 10.— Coroner Taggard has returned from the Horse Heaven country, where he held an inquest on the body of Clarinda Scritchlield, a handsome girl of 16 years, who committed suicide Tuesday be cause true love failed to run smoothly. Site was cooking for a threshing crew on the farm of Hans Smith, where she was being courted by two men employed there. She had a preference for one, but was not disposed to relinquish the attentions of the other. This resulted in a quarrel between the lovers, and when the estrangement took place she bor rowed a revolver from one of the crew, making a plea that she neededit for pro tection, and, going to her tent, placed the weapon to her head and sent a bullet through her brain. Death waa instan taneous A Long Engagement ARCATA, Cal., Sept. 10.— F. P. Nye, a merchant of this city, has just married an Ohio girl to whom he had been en gaged for twenty-one years. Nearly a quarter of a century ago Mr. Nye went East. Returning through the village of Lancaster he alighted from the train to converse with acquaintances on the-sta tion platform. His friends introduced him to Miss Ranck. then a school girl. A mutual attachment was formed ami correspondence resulted from the min ute's conversation at the station. The two became engaged but adverse circum stances kept them thousands of miles apart until a few days ago. A Mysterious Murder MIAMI, Mo., Sept. 10.—Following the report of a pistol, Carrie, the 16-year-old daughter of Capt. Thomas Mattlngly, a well-known steamboat man, was found lying near the sidewalk in front of Ar royers, this city, in the throes of death yesterday evening. She was taken to her home, where she died In a few mo ments. The ball took an upward and backward course. That she was mur dered is no doubt, but for what cause no one can surmise. Corbett Is Willing WHEELING, Sept. 10.—Ex-Champion J. J. Corbett, who is playing first base with a local ball team, has Just received a telegram from Chicago informing him that the Northern Tulane Club of New Orleans offers $20,000 for a contest be tween Corbett and Fitzsimmons. Cor bett authorized the Associated Press to say that he accepts the offer and will await Fitzsimmons' decision. Bank Clearings NEW YORK, Sept. 10.—The following table, compiled by Ltradstreet, shows the bank clearings for week ended Sept. 10th, with the percentage of Increase and de crease, as compared with the correspond ing week last year: Per cen!. Inc. dec. New York $670,030,623 59.5 Boston 88,184.157 36.8 Chicago 92,244.141 26.7 Philadelphia 56.416.056 28.7 St. Louis 26,599,679 35.2 .... Pittsburg 14.917,224 24.1 Baltimore 18,584.132 55.4 .... San Francisco 15.202.054 29.4 .... Cincinnati 10,752.900 23.5 .... Kansas City 10,605,336 21.5 New Orleans 5,207,803 24.6 Minneapolis 7,910,395 43.2 Detroit 5.624.90S 35.4 .... Cleveland 5.465,7i>9 13.2 .... Louisville 0,34C023 17.6 Providence 5,952,800 16.5 Milwaukee 4,338.172 8.5 .... St. Paul 3,319,855 Buffalo 4.035,361 23.4 Omaha 4.923,435 74.4 Indianapolis 5,144.241 77.8 Columbus, 0 2,875,800 5.9 Savannah 2.104,123 .... 36.9 Denver 2,129.717 24.4 Hartford 2.170,706 26.1 Richmond 2.345,176 50.0 .... Memphis 1.546.473 .... 4.4 Washington 1.579,987 8.2 .... Teoria 1,657.488 19.5 .... Rochester 1.276.565 8.4 New Haven 1,442.154 23.0 Worcester 1,201,897 14.2 Atlanta 1,114,069 .... 8.2 Salt Lake City 1,215,905 45.8 Springfield. Mass. 1,342.176 10.7 Portland, Me 1,360.401 11.6 Portland, Ore 1,954.640 91.1 .... St. Joseph 1,711.325 56.8 .... Los Angeles 1,200,877 40.3 .... Seattle 748.623 65.1 Tacoma 639.832 28.0 .... Spokane 907,238 46.4 •Galveston 5,0.82,300 •Houston 6.653.944 .... 4.0 •Waco 11,335,341 41.0 Totals, 11. S $1,104,680,650 45.6 .... Totals outside of New York 434.590,027 28.4 DOMINION OF CANADA Montreal $11,966,166 34.5 .... Toronto 6,494.402 35.4 .... Winnipeg 1,426,275 48.1 Totals $22,161,451 80.8 .... •Not included tn totals because contain ing other items than clearings.