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THE GERMS OF FEVER Are Scattered in Reckless Ignorance QUARANTINE RULES DEFIED BY PEOPLE TIRED OF STAYING INDOORS A> a Result New Orleans Reports More New Cases Than on Any Previous Day Associated Press Special Wire. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 29.—Today has been a record breaker in the number or new cases of yellow fever reported, while the deaths equaled in number those of any day since the yellow fever was first discovered in the city. There are various reasons given for the spread of the disease, but the prin cipals ones are two—that the weather turner! warm again, and* owing to the much wider field to cover, the board of health has had some difficulty In getting every house as closely guarded as was possible when the cases here were tew In number and the trained officials ot the board were stationed about the quar antined houses. The fact that the death rate has been fmall and that the chances of an epl demlc have Tbeen constantly growing less, have made the public somewhat careless, and there has been increasing friction between the quarantined peopl- 1 and the authorities. Imprisoned inmates of houses have been going over back fences and sneak ing Out of side doors In order not to be confined, and the result has been that germs have been scattered and rapidly developed) In these warm days. In no ether season have the authorities been more strict in quarantining houses and Isolating inmates who might be around the sick, and the result has been that every possible effort is being made by ecrtaln elements of the community to get the better of the board The in creased number of cases here has caused no general alarm, because the increase Of deaths has not been in proportion. The death rate Is a trifle under 12 per cent, whereas five or six days ago It was shown to be above 15 per cent. The-con clusion, therefore, is natural that there la no increase in the malignancy ot the disease. The authorities here still believe that for some time longer the new ca?es will occasionally exceed the number on the books today, but they ae-singularly one in the opinion that the disease cannot attain the proportions of an epidemic. Following deaths were reported today: Glamoco Ruasso, 625 St. Philip street. Emlle Tammors, 1206 St. Andrews •tre-et. Mrs. Jennie Alford, 1304 Chartresstreet. P. C. Hands. 1605 Oetavia street. Pierre Poublano, a Frenchman, died at the isolation hospital tonight. AT ED-WARDS EDWARDS, Miss.. Sept. 29.—Twenty four new cases of yellow fever were re ported here today, making the total num ber of cases to date 236; number of case? under treatment, 109; number convales cent and discharged, 119; number seri ously ill, 8. Dr. Watts of Brownsville reports two new oases at that place. A child named Taylor died of the fever there today. The Ed-wards doctors are kept busy, however, hardly having time to give In their daily reports. There are several Edwards' people desperately sick. AT MOBILE MOBILE, Ala., Sept. 29.—Yesterday's rather big report of ten new cases was offset today by a small report of four The only death in the twenty-four hours endiing at noon today was that of Brother Symphorian at the Industrial gardens, reported last night. Total cases to date. 6S; deaths, 10; con valescent and recovered, 34; under treat ment, 24. There is much destitution in the fam ilies of the poorer classes of the infected district. The families In which sick ness has appeared are practically shut off from the world and their food sup plies soon give out. The Can't Get Away club is minister ing to their necessities with great energy and is successful in relieving much of the distress. TEXAS SAFE HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 29—Dr. Swearlngen, on his return from Beau mont tonight, issued the following proc lamation: To the People of Texas: The quaran tine against Houston can he raised with perfect safety, but if a single case de - velops the people of Texas will be im mediately Informed. (Signed) R, M. SWEARINGER, State Health Officer. STILL FEARFUL LAFAYETTE,La., Sept.29.—The effort today of business men, city and health authorities of New Orleans to effect a modification of the rigid quarantine re strictions of the various parishes of this state by a conference of the parish and town quarantine- officials along the Southern and Texas Pacific roads, was not successful. The- train carrying the physicians who were to take part in the conference and which passed through LaFayette this afternoon, was stopped at Rayne by a mob armed with shot guns, who refused to let it go through. The reception was too warm to even per mit of a parley and the officials of the train and the physicians decided to abandon their object. Had not the people of Rayne prevented the party from passing through, it would have been stopped, elsewhere. The authorities of Lake Charles and Opelousas wired here that the train would not be permitted to pass through those towns. IN TEXAS DALLAS, Tex., Sept. 29.—50 far as North Texas Is concerned the fever sit uation is said.to be distinctly better. The diagnosis of the case at Victoria, jhowing it to be dengue, and repeated Statements of prominent physicians at Houston that the case there is dengue, have in a measure reassured the public. > Sat In the southern section of the state tta scare has abated little, If any. Dr. ; Swearlngen, state health officer, has officially declared off the quarantine against Beaumont, though he still in sists that the Houston case must re main isolated until a thorough diagnosis can be had. Train service south of Houston, and in fact all over South Texas, Is badly demoralized. The In ternational and Great Northern and the Houston and Texas Central have taken off their night trains and but littie freight is moving. At nearly one hun dred towns no passenger trains are allowed to stop, and the sale of tickets to those places has been discontinued and freight from stated points is only allowed to land. The loss to business has been enormous. Much Is expected from the approaching visit of Dr. Gult eras, as nothing less than, the positive assurance of an eminent expert such as he will allay public fear. NINE NEW CASES MOBILE, Ala., Sept. 29.—Nine new : cases of yellow fever and one death, that of Mrs. N. O. Franklin, were re ported at Scranton, Miss., today. KILLED HIMSELF A Fort Townsend Citizen Yields to Melancholia SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 29.—A special to the Post-Intelligencer from Port Townsend says: Charles Eise-nbeis, jr.. son of one of Port Townsend's mos: prominent and wealthy citizens, com mitted suicide tonight by shooting him self in the head. He was missed from his place- of business at 9 o'clock this morning, and although a search was in stituted immediately, It was not until !) o'clock tonight that his body was found lying on the ground underneath the Mount Baker block, owned by hisfather. Although It is the most central block In the city, no one heard the pistol shot that ended his life. He had apparently been dendi six hours when found. Eilsenbeis was born In Port Townsend March 5, IS4B, and has been identified with the city's business affaire since IS9O. At the time of his death he was a mem ber of the city council and chairman of the finance committee. He leaves a widow and a 4-year-old daughter. His most confidential friend was Judge J. A. K*jhn, who expresses little surprise at his death, which is the result of sev eral months' despondency. His life was insured for several thousand dollars. A MISSION CENTENNIAL Celebrated by the Inhabitants of San Miguel SAN MIGUEL, Cal„ Sept. 29.—50 many visitors attended the second day's celebration of the one hundredth anni versary of the founding of the mission that all the streets were crowded from the time of the heavy firing of cannon at sunrise until the day's festivities closed with a ball tonight. This morn ing Bishop Montgomery celebrated, pon tifical high mass, assisted by a number of priests. Rev. Father March preached in English and Rev. Father Liebana spoke in Spanish. The literary exercises were well at tended and Included addresses by thc following speakers: Bishop Montgomery, Dr. L. D. Murphy, Dr. H. B. Stanley and others. The bicycle races held in connection wifh the sports program were well at tended and cleverly fought out by the riders. This evening Bishop Montgom ery lectured on "Old Theology Applied to New Conditions." The festivities will end tomorrow night with a dance, the day being de voted to religious exercises, sports and a grand free barbecue. BRYAN'S GOOD WISHES Extended to the Massachusetts Guber natorial Candidate BOSTON, Sept. 29—Geo. Fred Wil liams, Democratic nominee for govern or, today received the following tele gram : LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 28—Accept con gratulations upon your nomination. Massachusetts Democracy has done nobly. The Chicago platform is being vindicated by events. The fight for financial independence will yet be won. The trusts and government by injunc tion will fall with the gold standard. Your plain argument on greenbacks was timely. Strength to your arm and suc cess to your banner. (Signed) WM. J. BRYAN. A Hideous Affair RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 29.—A dis patch from Cowans Depot. Rockingham county, In the Shenandoah Valley, says that several hunters in the Massanutan mountains, six miles east of there, found the body of Feb. Falls, a notorious while woman, dangling at the end of a rope fastened to a tree. Whendiscovered.the body was in the first stages of de composition. It is supposed that the woman was hanged by negroes, who have been her companions ot late. No effort has been made as yet toapprehend the guilty parties. She was a married woman, but for years her reputation has been bad, and finally she was driven to the mountains, where she slept in the fields and in the woods. A Cripple Convention ST. LOUIS. Mo., Sept. 29.—1t is fully expected that 2000 cripples from differ ent parts of the country will be prese'it tomorrow morning when the most unique convention ever called to order will meet in Exposition hall. The meet ing will be preliminary to the organiza tion cf a society called the American Brotherhood of Cripples. William R. Tower, of this city, who conceived the idea, and who has directed all of the arrangements, will preside at the initial meeting. The meeting will be devoted to addresses, explaining fully the ob jects and Intention of the propose.d or ganization. A Broken Bank DENVER, Col., Sept. 29.—A special to the Republican from Montrose, Col., says: The Bank of Mor.trose failed to open Its doors this morning. The presi dent, J. E. McClure, Is also a stockholder In the Bank of Rico, which closed a few days ago, siiice which time withdrawals from the Montrose concern have been so heavy that the directors thought best to forestall a run. The capital stock is $50,000 and the. deposits $177,279. An ef fort will be made to r?open the bank. A Fatal Fall SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29. — The body of a man about 35 yeara of age, supposed to be George 13. Wilson, from papers found in his pockets, was found lying on Chestnut street at the foot of Telegraph Hill by a policeman this morn ing. The deceased' had evidently fallen from the edge of the table land above, a distance of 120 feet and had broken nearly every bone in his body in his de scent. Nothing la known of bis antece dents. • LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1897 BRUSH BEATEN And by a Three-Legged Two Year Old PLAUDIT TAKES THE RACE ALSO THE MONEY AT FORTY TO ONE Racing Results on Various Tracks. Boston Creeps on Toward the League Ball Championship Associated Press Special Wire. NEW YORK, Sept. 29.—When the fourth race atGravesend today had been run, the crowd stood aghast. The great Ben Brush, who could beat anybody's horse a few days ago, and was in the pink of condition then, had his colors lowered by a 2-year-old, and a lame one at that, and one that had not shown much cf anything In his last race. So, with the odds of 2 to 7 against Ben Brush, it was not surprising that 40 to 1 could be got against Plaudit. Plaudit and Alice Gray made the running to the upper turn, when Dr. Catlett joined Plaudit and Alice Gray fell back to the rear. They raced head, and head into the stretch and down to the finish, when Ben Brush squeezed in between them, Plaudit winning by a with Ben Brush a head in front of Dr. Catlett Results: Five furlongs—Salabar won, Darien second, Banished third; time, 1:02. One mile —Fireside won, Anson L. sec ond. La Fonters third; time, 1:45. Culver stakes, six furlongs—Flying Dutchman won, Hastings second, Peat third; time, 1:13%. One mile and: one-sixteenth—Plaudit won, Ben Brush second, Dr. Catlett third; time, 1:47%. Six furlongs, selling—Nick won, Tre margo second., Rubicon third; time, 1:1. Hurdle, handicap, two miles—Forget won, Baby Bill second, Waltzer third-; time, 3:52^. WINDSOR RESULTS DETROIT, Sept. 29.—0n1y two fa vorites won at Windsor today. Results: Seven furlongs—lola won, Merry- Chimes second, Major Tom third; time, 1:29. Six furlongs—Bonlta won, Tally-Ho second, Laura May third; time, 1:16 H. Five and one-half furlongs—Nellie Baker won, Glen Fellow second, Aivln W. third; time, 1:08%. Five furlongs—Lady of the West won, Our Lizzie second, Margaret Eastin third; time, 1:02%. Six furlongs, selling—Tommy Rutter won, Gasparone second, Sky Blue third; time, 1:15. Six furlongs, selling—Brighton won, Paramount second, Judith C. third; time, 1:15. HARLEM RACES CHICAGO, Sept. 29.—Abuse was the only favorite to win at Harlem today. Results: Seven furlongs—Queen Safle won, Ova tion second, Why third; time. 1:28. Five and one-half furlongs—Official won, Depending second, Knowles third; time, 1:08. One mile —David Tenny won, Lady Callahan second, Dan Huger third; time, 1:40. Six furlongs—Abuse won, Little Land second, Damocles third; time, 1:13%. One mile and- one-quarter, hurdles— Templemore won, Col. Weightman Sec ond, King Michael third; time, 2:20. Six furlongs—Uncas won, Mamie Cal lan Helen Wren third; time, 1:14%. TERRE HAUTE TROTTING TERRE HAUTE, Ind„ Sept. 29.— Eighteen heats were pulled, off today in five and one-half hours, and yet two unfinished and one uncalled races go over until tomorrow. It was a day of rare sport, and the 2:09 pace enabled Ananias to tie the world's record for 4 year-olds, when he captured the first heat in 2:06%. Be Sure made the record for that age over this track last year. Re sults: 2:28 trot, pursfslsoo (unfinished yester day)— May Fern won, Medium Wood second, Pearline C. third,; best time, 2:11%. Two-year-old pace, purse $1500—Lady Moyro won, Newton Boy second, Crys tal Wilkes third; best time, 2:20%. 2:21 pace, purs-e $1000—Ardine Wilkes won, Pers>onette second, Tom Taggart third; best time, 2:13%. 2:09 pace, purse $2000 (unfinished)— Ananias won first and second heats, Planet won third heat, Giles Noyes won fourth heat; best time, 2:06%. 2:14 trot, purse $1000 (unfinished)— Captain Jack won first and second heats; best time, 2:10%. THE BREEDERS' MEET OAKLAND, Cal., Sept. 29.—There was on Improved attendance at the races to day. The first event, a special 2:20 pace, was won in two straight heats by Beau Brummel, from Bluebell, the only other starter. Time, 2:17%, 2:22%. Anacon da walked over for the 2:13 pace, going steadily in 2:11%. After dropping a heat to Flaracita, for which driver Sullivan was fined $25, Fitz Lee easily took the next three heats of the 2:20 pace. In the fourth heat, The judge-s put up Lafferty behind Flora cita instead of Baker. The mare was carried off her feet in the first quarter and barely saved her distance. Time, 2:16%, 2:13%, 2:20. Floraclta second, Vl salla third. The 2:13 trot was won by Caryle Came who took all the heats except the fourth, which went to Mamie Griffln. Jud Wilkes was third. Time, 2:13%, 2:13%. 2:14%, 2:14%. ON THE DIAMOND Boston Continues to Walk Toward the Championship BROOKLYN, N. V., Sept. 29.—The Bostons and Brooklyns began a series of three games at Eastern park this after noon upon which much depencks for both teams. Winning all the games will give the Bostons the championship, no matter what Baltimore does. A majority of the games for Brooklyn means a cinch on the only place still left In the first di vision, the sixth. It was Kennedy against Lewis, and for six innings it was nip and tuck, Lewis having a shade the better of the argument. Kennedy was replaced by Payne in the eighth, but he looked like Kennedy to the Bostons and three more runs were the result, thus clinching the victory. After the third inning, Lewis had the home team com pletely at his mercy. The support given the youngster bordered on the phenome nal. The Boston rooters had a section all to themselves in the grand stand. They made themselves heard after the sixth inning. The game was called at the end of the eighth innlrtg on account of darkness. Attendance, 3600. Score: Brooklyn, 4; base hits. 6; errors, 7. Bos ton, 12; base hits, IS; errors, 3. BALTIMORE — Washington went down before the Champions today in a well played contest. The game was characterized by th sharpest kind, of fielding on both sides. Wrlgley for Wash ington and Jennings for Baltimore bear ing off the palm. Nops was very ef fective in tight places. Attendance, 1910. Score: Baltimore, 6; base hits, S; errors, 3. Washington, 3; base hits, 11; errors, 2. NEW YORK—Errors in the first inning and clean batting In the second gave the New Yorks a lead which the Phillies could not overcome. Although they hit the ball more frequently than did the Giants, the Phillies' only run was a homer by Clements. With a lead of six runs, Rusie retired at the end of the seventh and "Si" Seymour went on the slab. Score: New York, 7; base hits, 8; errors, 0. Philadelphia, 1; base hits, 11; errors, 5. THE CHESS PLAYERS BERLIN, Sept. 29 —This morning, the committee of the international chess masters' tournament now being played at the Archltektaenhaus, in this city, announced, that the Wlabrodt versus Metger game, left unfinished yesterday, has resulted In a win for Walbrodt. Today the masters were paired for the fifteenth round, according to the Ber gen schedule. Zinkl and Burn had "byes." Today's play resulted as follows: Charousek defeated Alapln; Schiffers won against Winawer; Blackburne beat Caro; Cohn and Walbrodt adjourned their game; Schlechter disposed of Tschigorln; Marco worsted Telchmann; Metger lost to Janowski, and Albin to Suechtlng. A GRIDIRON GAME PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29.—Foot ball: University of Pennsylvania, 18; Washington and Jefferson, 4. HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 29.—Yale met Trinity on the Trinity campus this afternoon and in a game of football won by the score of 10 to 0. Yale made several changes In her team and In the second half was outplayed by the local colle gians, although neither team could score. The game was important, because it was the first opportunity to size up the Yale team in a match contest. It was also Trinity's first game of the season. Yale has a light team and if the Sons of Eli are going to make a respectable showing against Harvard and Princeton the coachers of the team have some pretty hard work before them. FAST WHEELING LONDON, Sept. 29.—At the Crystal Palace today A. E. Waltonsbeat ail bicy cle records over distances from 34 to 64 miles. He covered the 34-mlle course in 1:5:10% and the 64-mlle course in 2:7:4 4-5. NOT CAUGHT YET Washington Citizens Roused to the Lynching Point COLFAX, Wash.. Sept. 29.—There will be a lynching here tonight if citizens can find an. unknown man who fought des perately with four women at midnight last night and who was finally beaten off, escaping in the darkness. He first tried to enter the house of Mrs. Matti? fimlth, a widow, who lives with her daughter. The women ran to the ad joining house of William Colvln, who was temporarily absent. The man pur sued them, forced open the door and at tacked Miss Smith and Mrs. Colvin. Be fore he was driven away by the com bined efforts of the women, all of them were more or less wounded, and when the police arrived they found the floor strewn with torn clothes and broken furniture, while the terrified women were utterly prostrated. The sheriff and town marshal with their deputies have been trying to locate the assailant and the citizens have organized a posse to capture the fiend and lynch him. A Woman Pioneer SANTA CRUZ, Cal., Sept. 29.—Mrs. Mary E. Wake-man died at Seabright this morning of heart trouble. Shewj a native of Missouri and, was 65 years old. She came to California in 1849 with her father, General John Wilson, who was the tirst naval officer of San Fran cisco, being appointed by President Zachary Taylor. Ex-Governor Francis of Missouri was her cousin. THE NEW YORK MAYORALTY CONTEST IRRIGATORS Listen to Papers Until They Tire CAREY CHOSEN PRESIDENT STEPS TAKEN LOOKING TO IN CORPORATION The Sessions Harked by Large Atten dance and Increase of Interest in Subjects Discussed Associated Press Special Wire. LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 29.—Beginning at 9 oclock this morning, with a short recess at moon, and continuing until late tonight, the delegates to the national Irrigation congress were surfeited with papers on irrigation topics and discus sions which followed their presentation. The congress today took action look ing to its indefinite continuance'and providing for the Incorporation of the National association and the adoption of a constitution and by laws. This ac- tlon, which was broached at the meet ing at Phoenix, Ariz., a year ago, has been delayed through a failure here tofore to recognize the congress as a continuing body or to keep intact a rec ord of former proceedings. Ex-Senator Carey of Wyoming was honored by a unanimous election to the presidency. The sessions today were marked with an Increased attendance and papers as a rule were pointed and interesting. Telegrams and letters of regret from a number of delegates unable to be present were read. This morning the committee on cre dentials made its report, after which the following officers were elected by acclamation: President, Jos. M. Carey, Cheyenne, Wyo.; First Vice-President, S. A. Cochrane, South Dakota; Second Vice-President, L. W. Shurtllffe, Ogden, Utah; Third Vice-President, S. M. Knox, Princeton, 111.; Secretary, Thomas E. Frost, Minneapolis; Reading Clerk, Col. H. D. Maxson, Reno, Nev.; File Clerk, P. C. Ericsson, Nebraska; Press Reporter, R. J. Colver, Los Angeles. The election of Treasurer is to be left to the Executive Committee. After Senator Carey had been intro duced and delivered a short address, papers were read by Prof. Bount of Las Cruces, N. M.; F.H. Newell of the United States Geological Survey and H. A. Wright of Lincoln. Mr. Bryan admitted his unfamillarity with the subject but promised to Im prove by study and declared his faith in the system as a reserve force to farm life. A resolution memorializing congress to take action on the question of cession of the timber lands to the state in which they were located bids fair to become a subject of animated discussion, but it was side-tracked by reference to the committee on resolution* and the read ing of papers was continued. Mr. Newell said in part: "During the past few years there have been com paratively few large irrigation systems constructed. The principal develop ments have been along the line of in crease of areas cultivated under ditches already built and the construction of small works dependent for the supply of water upon storage reservoirs or wells. "In the study of the development of irrigation and of the utilization of the vast area of vacant public lands, one of the striking facts to be noted, is the dif ference in results between those attained, by small and by large irrigation work. Nearly all of the individual or partner ship ditches have been successful and have yielded large returns, while the reverse Is generally the case of the cor porate enterprises. The small systemsof water supply have been built at the least possible cost by men who expected to use them in the cultivation of their farms and who have regard not to possi ble profits from the handling of the water rights, but to the Increased pro ductiveness of the soil. "The ideal method 1 of operation of the large works would, be to carry out on a large scale the principles through which the smaller ditches have been succesful—that each irrigator should be a proportionate owner In the whole system and personally concerned in the management, economical administra tion and payment of each person's share of the expense. "If these great works necessary to provide homes for the people are to be built so as to furnish the best opportuni ties to the largest number, it must be done by state or national interference. The state, If it ultimately receive back Its money, can well afford- to neglect the question of interest on the Investment or can be content with a return far less than that demanded by investors. If we are to see the water supply of the arid region fully employed on the vast fertile tracts and' these utilized to their full extent, it will be only when the question of immediate profits is left out of account." "Agricullural Problems of Arid Re gions" was the subject treated by Dr. Clark Oapin of Chicago, whose former residence in Nebraska and other west ern states furnished him themes for Interesting discourse. R. H. Bre-at of Minneapolis spoke on "Irrigation in Minnesota and the Two Dakolas." F. H. Newell of Washington, D. C, reached his second paper for the day, that of this afternoon being on the sub ject "A Public Land Commissioner." His contention was that thepresent land laws are not adapted to present condi tions. "Cession of Arid. Lands to States" was treated by Judge Emery Best, assistant commissioner of the general land office. A general departure' from the set pro gram came at .tonight's session, when Mrs. Booth-Tucker, of the Salvation Army, supplied the place of her hus band, who was unable to reach Lincoln. She spoke on "The Farm Colony of the Salvation Army." Others on the program for the evening were National Treasurer Emery of Kan sas, and Prof. E. H. Barbour, of the University of Nebraska. Omaha today entered the list of cities asking for the next convention/ the other cities making a bid being Guthrie, O. T., and Atlanta, Ga. A. L. Kellogg of Colorado called'up the matter of effecting permanent organiza tion and adoption of a constitution and by-laws, and Kellogg, C. H. Booth of California, and Elwood Mead of Wyo ming were appointed a committee to prepare plans for affecting such an as sociation. CAPITOL POLITICS Sacramento Republicans Name Candi dates for Office SACRAMENTO, Sept. 29.—The Repub lican city convention tonight made the following nominations by acclamation, there being no contests: Mayor, Wm. Land; collector, C. C.' Robertson; auditor and assessor, J. D. Young; city attorney, A. A. de Ligne; treasurer, A. L. Frost. Trustees—First ward, H. Wachhorst; Third ward, Chas. W. Paine; Fifth ward. Phil Douglass; Seventh ward:, C. K. Lip man; Ninth ward, T. J. Pennish. School directors—Second ward, Geo. Stack; Fourth ward, F. L. Atkinson; Fifth ward, Howard Johnson; Eighth wafd, E. E. Fanabaker. Central committee—F. Daroux, T. J. Finn, J. F. Cavanaugh, F. W. Rhorer. Ira Conran, George Eagan, Charles Merry, Geo. F. Meister, A. J. Rhoads. A. J. Rhoads was elected "chairman of the central committee. The Democratic city central commit tee met tonight and appointed delegates to the convention to be held on Friday, when candidate for city offices will be named. The struggle for the nomination for mayor lies between City Trustees C. E. Leonardi and J. G. Davis and Super visor McLaughlin. Each is confident of winning. CHINESE CASH The Copper Ratio Is the Important Thing WASHINGTON, Sept. 29.—United States Consul Charles Den by, at Peking, gives the substance of a report recently made by Mr. Brennan, British consul, on trade in China. Mr. Brennanstates that the currency of China is copper much more than silver, and that the relative value of gold end copper is an Important factor in the consideration of trade problems. It is undoubtedly true, says Mr. Brennan, that ordinary business of China is done in copper cash, and he encloses a translation of an imperial de cree In which it is shown that the price of copper cash has been enhanced over 20 per cent at the same time that prices for ordinary articles of consumption are materially Increased. No Action Taken CHICAGO, Sept. 29.—The meeting of the western roads, called for the purpose of re-establishing confidence in the passenger situation, has adjourned with out acompllshing much of anything. The resolution introduced- at the session yes terday, providing for the withdrawal of all excessive commissions, was passed in a modified form, and no effort will be made to stop the large commissions that are being made on North Pacific coast traffic. It was felt that with the exist ing complications between the Union Pacific and the Oregon Short Line, and none of the transcontinental roads rep resented at the meeting, with the excep tion of the Santa Fe, that it would be useless to attempt to take any action re garding the transcontinental traffic. Union Pacific Sale OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 29.—Judge Mur ger passed today on the application for an extension of time in which the decree calling for the separation of the tele graph properties of the Union Pacific and the Western Union should be carried out. The order of the court was that the decree must be complied with by De cember 31 next. The opinion of the United! States attorney Is that the suc cessor of the Union Pacific must submit to all the limitations contained In the original franchise.' 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SANDEN ELECTRIC CO., 20 * H ii^ftZtluTcS!' 0 ** Office Hours—* ». m. to 6p. m.; evening!, 7to i; Sundays, 10 to 1. BE. SANDEN'S ELKCTBIC TRUSS CUEJCB ttUPTUKJB. DC INK W N°n-Intoicaf.t -• At"all Drac&i&fc ! DISTRIBUTOR • • 124-126 N 3PMINMT LOS ANfIELES • CAL • MOUNT BAKER LEDGES FAIL TO IMPRESS THE EXPERTS FAVORABLY Every Inch of Quartz Is Located but Not a Dollar's Worth of Work Done SEATTLE Wash., Sept. 29.—A corre spondent of the Post-Intelligencer, who was sent to the Swamp Creek district near Mount Baker to investigate the re ports of discoveries of gold quartz said to assay as high as $1000 to the ton, has returned and sums up his investigations as follows: "On August 23d last Jack Post dis covered a ledge of white quartz on Bald mountain. Selected specimens assayed as high as $1500 a ton. Lambert and hie associates about two weeks ago made known their discoveries and the result of their assays, and the rush to the new fields commenced. "Since that time there have been dis covered two other small ledges of the same character of quartz. All of these ledges are of white quartz, from all ot them specimens can be selected which show specks of gold where fractured, and from all ot them assays can ba had of any desired magnitude, depend ent solely upon the relative size of the pieces of quartz to be assayed as com pared with the speck of gold which ap pears on each piece. "Claims have been located since, cov ering practically every foot of the moun tains in the Immediate vicinity of these discoveries, and in the great majority of instances without the slightest sur face indications of the existence of any ledge or of any mineralized ore In the mud, not one dollar's worth of develop ment work having been, done on a claim In It and not a shot fired. "Aside- from these groups of claims re ferred to above, which cover every Inch of free milling quartz yet discovered, there Is not a claim located in the SWamp Creek section, which is known to contain mineral of any value and the actual value of these quartz ledges is a matter which can only be determined by actual development and. by at mill test of the rock." MEXICAN MINES NOGALES, Sept. 29.—Capt. T. C. Fox, an old and experienced mining manj from Tuolumne county, Cal., has Just returned from the Yaqui country, In Mexico, and brings the first authentlo' Information from the gold region there. He describes the country as a rolling valley about thirty-five miles by sixty miles in area and says the gold is found in the foothills at the edge. It Is reached by road from Ortiz station, on the So-; nora Railway, 215 miles south of No galez, and fifty miles north of Guaymas. Captain Cox says the ground is very rich In placers. The gold is coarse and heavy and is easily washed. Captain Cox re ports that in the vicinity are many quartz ledges from six to ten feet with free milling gold ore, much of it high grade. Tea Inspection SAN PKANCISCO, Sept. 29—About twenty tea importers met today In con ference with Collector of the Port Jack son to arrange for petitioning the sec retary of the treasury for a more uni form enforcement of the tea Importation law. The importers approve of the law, but claim that the inspectors at San Francisco, Tacoma, Chicago and New York do not pass upon tea alike, that which is rejected by some being ac cepted by others. A committee wa» appointed to formulate recommenda tions to be sent to the secretary of th* treasury.