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a IV An S o, °' l ' Booloty Vauilevllle Theater
January 24
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And her company In tho picturesque and ———
dainty playlet untitled A New Year's Dream L«st Week of the Favorites
The Latest Te'JwS
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Sand Palutross from Krury Lane KLINORK BISTKK3
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os Angeles Theater &WWaVTS2&
TONIGHT-MONDAY, JANUARY M-'Tuesday .Matinee and Wodesdsy Evening
Messrs. Smvthe and Rice Present the Quaint Comedian
"-"IS" Kho W}«n from Mexico
>w play hilt to the capacity of the Baldwin Theater, San Francisco, and turning hundreds away
Jhtly. NO SUCH HIT IN YhAlts. EXTREMELY FUNNY. Seats now on sale
ices—26o, 50c, 75c, «1 00, 51.50 Telophono Main 70 '
■XT ATTRACTION—The Jolllnat of them All I
Three nights, beginning Thursday. Jan. 27—Matinee Haltirday oh3mW m^mWt>
fo/ty 9/oiiie 97/cJfemy
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Catchy Music—Pretty Girls-An Up-to-Date Production ~<!l f/1
atsnnwonmlo Prlc«t»-2 ti. sue, 7*c. ft 00 Tel. Main 70 "
lurbank Theater JOHN c FIS,IE «. Manager.
The only theater in the city with hcatlug facilities.
last week of IJhe Shaw Company mTsam k t. Shaw
>nday. Tuesday, JT . 111 Friday, Saturday and q~ on
;dncsday. Thursday •forgiven . . j Sunday T/flXZOun . .
PRICKS—Inc 25c HSc and son. Telephone Main 70.
California Limited
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-ayes Los Angeles...B:oo a.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Friday § /V*— 5
•ayes Pasadena 8:25 a.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Friday ; wtner *
rive Kansas City 6:to p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday § tn„„ \
rive St. Louis 7:00 a.m. Wednesday; Friday and Monday $ " $
rive Chicago 9:43 a.m. Wednesday, Friday and Monday 5 « $
«ffi"'i» d V* 1 " f9 *orflrat-plauiß travel only, but there is no extra charge beyond tho regular
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• addition to the regular train service tho Kanta Fc runs on every Tuesday a sneeial exnrcss
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~ "_' "JSH 1 a,a<l « p » »t »!» «• ra. ReturnliK arrtvesat l.os Angelos at ti r»S pm , Pasadena
50 p. m„ giving two hours stop at both Rodlanda and Riverside. V
O-Ae Observation Car B W^^&VfAt^nn
tSan 7)iego and Coronado ffieach
wo dally trains, carrying parlor cars, male the ran In about four hours from Los Angeles
don Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday nights tho Coronado Special will run.•&» ride's
Mlgbtful, carrying you for sevemy mllos along the Pacific Oooan beach.
Santa Fe Route Oftice, 200 Spring St., corner of Second.
agricultural Park
Jfcrres ana* jfconnds
intinuous Racing Sunday and Monday, commencing at 9 oclock Sunday and 10:80 Monday
II tho popular favoritos ontercd for the law purse,
lenar N d D Ea V rls*o F / KRNoON_Qrand B * lloon A ' cm ' lon b T the world-renowned Professor
MONDAY AFTER NOON—Horse vs. Bicycle. Threemtle race between a triplet ridden by
"urse™ m floo * lalmer ' tt,,d BoD H «e*ncy's great running horse, Prince Hooker, for
Admission, 25 cents. Ladles free. Music by Seventh Regiment Band. Take Main Street
irs 10 tno i'tirk
Nuys Building — 326.330 s. Main st.
JANUARY 25, 26, 27, 28 AND 29.
Poultry, SPtyeon and SPot Stock Cxhibit/on
Los Angeles County Poultry Association,
chlbltion open to tho public Tuesday aiternoon.
Imlislon 25 cents, children 10 cents,
2? 9 ' ™ Mth '
- - fy/ss Vilia Whitney White ~ -
t C - < J T - F.t. 3W .ld), m a Spring st
)strlch Farm .. South Pasadena . .
7/oar/y ZOO Sigantio SBirde of jtii jfges
N. B —We have no agency in Los* Angeles and have for sale the only genuine California
athara nn the Market—The mnst prmant tp «i.nrt Tl
jtrlctly Flrst-Class ~
...Jfcotel Westminster.,.
urnished and Rebuilt. American and European Plan.
am Heat in every room. F. O. JOHNSON, Prop.
ill Fnd an Endorsement Made to
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23.—Private ad
:es which reach here from Indianapo
are to the effect that the business
?n's convention which will be held in
at city Tuesday and»Wednesday next
>U be more largely attended than was
c first convention of a year ago. The
irpose of the convention Is to indorse
c report of the monetary commission,
hdch provides a comprehensive .plan
r the reform of the currency.
Delegates to the number of 380 have
inounced their Intention of being prep
it, and it is expected that, the actual
amber will be greater. A number of
■uthern and western states will be rep
sented. These circumstances are re
irded as significant and as showing the
Ide interest* in the movement.
Governor Mount of Indiana, will de
jer the address of welcome.
The permanent chairman of the con
■ntion will be Governor Shaw of Iowa",
hose recent inaugural address Bhowed'
m to be In strong sympathy with the
ork of currency reform.
Mr. C. Stuart Patterson, the presl
tnt of the Union League of Phlladel
lia and one of the eleven members of
c monetary committee, will present
c report to the convention and explain
.c circumstances connected with Its
eporatlon sad will prove of Interest,
to the delegates. The principal ad
dress at the first day's meeting will be
delivered by Charles Fairchlld of New
York, former secretary of the treasury
under Cleveland.
In the evening the delegates will be
entertained at a reception to be given
by the local commercial bodies.
In Honor of His Choice as Attorney-
TRENTON, N. J„ Jan. 23.—Governor
Griggs, in honor of his selection as at
torney general Qf the United States will
be.complimented by a dinner given by
the members of his personal staff and
state officials at the Waldorf-Astoria,
New York, on Feb. 10 or 26.
Senators Sewall and Smith and the
New Jersey congressmen will be guests.
Governor Griggs on this occasion will
receive a costly silver service. He will
resign as soon as he Is confirmed as
attorney general, and Senator Voorhls
will become acting governor.
The London Strike
LONDON, Jan. 23.—The executive
committee of the London engineers has
issued a circular advising the men to
accept the employers' terms.. A ballot
of the men has been fixed for Tuesday
next and it Is probable that work will
be resumed on tbe following Monday.
Now Concentrated Off the
Key West Bar
Insurgent Activity Increases, so Also
Does Factional Strife Among
The Spanish Forces
Associated Press Special Wire
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23.—50 far as
could be learned, the administration hus
no advices from Havana today. Both
the state and navy departments af
firmed that nothing had been heard from
Gen. Lee and professed to look upon the
lack of news as a good sign.
I On the other hand, the city was full of
rumors, ranging In importance from
the statement that the white squadron
had sailed from Key West to that of
Gen. Lee's being assassinated at Ha
vana. Inquiry, however, failed to re
veal any basis for sensational reports.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 23. — A
telegram from Key West says:
Admiral Slcard, with the battleships
New York, Indiana, Massachusetts.
lowa and Texas, arrived off the bar at
10 oclock. The Maine, Montgomery and
Detroit, and the torpedo boats Cushlng
and Dupent, went out and joined tb>
fleet. An important message was re
ceived here at 11 oclock fur Admiral
Slcard and there Is no way of transport
ing It to the fleet.
Telegrams received from Havana las',
night state that extra guards had beer
placed around Gen. Lee's office for pro
tection. Circulars were distributed
around Havana railing on the volun
teers for the protection of the American
colony. There Is no news of an attempt
to assassinate Lee.
The fleet of battleships will sail foi
Dry Tortugas tomorrow morning.
HAVANA, via Key West, Jan. 23.-
Inaurgents concealed behind the rail
road station at San Miguel, eight mil. -
from Havana, fired upon a train, kllllm?
several animals In one of the cars. An
other band entered the cultivated zoni
of the town of Las Vegas, near Havana,
destroying all the huts and the cropr
that had been planted.
Gen. Pando has sent Col. Domingo of
Captain General Blanco's staff back t<
Spain under serious charges.
A private report from Puerto Principe
confirms the report that Gen. Castellano
has destroyed Esperanza, at the ex
treme west of the Sierra Cubltas, the
headquarters of the insurgent govern
ment, which moved to Navajas, saving
documents and files. When the insur
gents retired they left fifty-seven of
their number dead on the field and car
ried away their wounded. The govern
ment troops lost twenty-seven killed and
eighty-seven wounded.
Juan Masso, whose surrender was re
cently reported, Is a nephew of Barto
lomo Masso, president of the Cuban re
public, not a brother, as before stated.
It Is reported here that the governor or
Havana province, who is a stoekholdei
in La Discuscion, has secured a subven
tion of $250 monthly for that paper.
Additional troops are to be'sent to the
province of Santiago de Cuba to- carry
on the operations there.
The action of the government in
searching certain mail matter before al
lowing it to be delivered is considered
by persons well informed on the subject
a direct violation of the international
postal union treaty. Many persons, In
cluding a number of loyal Spaniards,
such as Senor Francisco de Los Santos
Guzman, ex-president of congress, and
others of social standing In the city,
make complaint of the non-delivery of
letters addressed to them. It is reported
that in consequence of the government's
action steps will be taken to expel Spain
from the postal union.
Endeavors have been made to Induce
Dr. Cabera to remain at Slguanez and to
obtain the surrender of the leaders Rego
and Monteaguado. It is said that $70,000
has been wired to Gen. Aguerre for the
surrender of Masso and his party.
The gunboat Gallcla has captured a
schooner manned by four men, one of
whom stated upon being questioned,
that they had been engaged to assist in
the landing of .provisions, etc., from an
English vessel. The schooner was sight
ed by a gunboat six miles off the coast,
and the crew decided to surrender. The
member of the schooner's crew who
made the above statement added that
the insurgents did not lack clothing, and
that he was Ignorant of the fact that
they were short of ammunition.
Several of the local papers comment
upon the report of the surrender of Mas
so with 110 men, which number they de
clare Is exaggerated. El Dlario de la
Marina says that the papers which
preach loyalty most coldly print the
news without flavoring the same, add
ing that El Liberal of Spain declares
that there are many Spanish who would
see with pleasure the failure of auton
omy In order to avoid the triumph of
principles contrary to their own.
The Union Constitutional replies to
the Dlario saying that the autonomists
brag of the surrender of Masso-and try
to credit autoiiomy as a sign of peace.
To prove the success of autonomy It Is
necessary to obtain tfie surrender of the
real leaders with the greater masses of
their followers.
The cigar manufactories and the of
fices of El Dlarib de la Marina and La
Discuscion are still guarded day and
The government today prohibited of
fleers' passing through O'Reilly street,
on which are situated the university
and the printing office of La Reconcen
trado. Detachments of police are pa-
trolling the streets In the vicinity of
Central park and In other localities.
These new precautions give rise to tho
belief that the authorities fear fresh
MADRID, Jan. 23.—The report that
American warships have been ordered
to Cuban waters has cuased great ex
citement here.
The Imparcial, in the course of a vio
lent article, says:
"We see now the eagerness of the
Yankees to seize Cuba."
A grand banquet was given at the
palace this evening injionor of the name
day of the king. The members of the
cabinet and the principal members of
the diplomatic corps were present. Tho
cabinet met afterward and decided, so
It is reported, to address a manifesto to
the country. One minister, in the course
of an Interview, said the government
was quiet and tranquil respecting the
movements of the American warships,
which were fully known to the minister
of marine.
HAVANA, Jan. 23.—The official' G
azette publishes the autonomic govern
ment's manifesto. This declares that
the government confine itself to the
task of preparing a new government
policy with and for the people, on con
ditions that will Insure stability and
thus remedy radical public evils, au
tonomy being the settlement Inaugurat
ed by the fatherland.
"National honor and self-respect of a
country loving its freedom," continues
the manifesto, "are a sufficient guaran
tee that the new policy Is a full recogni
tion of the colony's personality. If er
rors ensue It will be the colony's fault,
for political and civil freedom has been
fully organized and the right to regu
late commercial treaties conferred, the
only limits to autonomy being the sov
ereignty of Spain.
The only trouble that could arise would
coma lf the colony should violate the
constitution or Injure those interests that
belong to the whole nation. To prevent
such a possibility Spain retains con
trol in order to maintain In full the duly
constituted government as a protection
for high national interests while ap
parently threatened."
The manifesto adds that autonomy
excludes ,no one, but calls upon all to
obey the laws.
News received at 11 oclock tonight
says that a dynamite bomb has been ex
ploded at Esperanza, province of Santa
Clara, shaking all the buildings In the
town. The Insurgents under the lead
ers Chucho Monteagudo, Ingleslto Sol
ano and Romero Florentlno, entered the
town under the cover of darkness, and
despite the firing from the forts, plun
dered four stores. A part of the gar
rison turned out and a battle began in
the streets.. The insurgents, according
to accounts received from Spanish offi
cials, were attacked wltlrthe bayonet on
the front and rear and compelled to
retire, leaving nine killed, among them
three officers. They lost seven rifles
and a hundred cartridges. A dynamite
bomb they had placed under a hardware
store did not explode. The garrison had
one killed and several wounded. It Is
reported that the Insurgents had 20
Reports from Manzanillo show wide
spread Incendiarism In the rich and fer
tile zone along the coast. The insur
gents are burning the cane fields.
Today being the king's name day, the
government formally pardoned the offi
cers and editors who were responsible
for, or took part in, the recent rlotings
in this city.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 23— The
commander of the naval station at Key
West received a message from Gen. Lee
this afternoon. He says the city is safe,
but there Is suppressed excitement In the
American colony. The white squadron
is anchored at Key West, and will sail
for Tortugas tomorrow.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 23.—A
special to the Times, Union and Citl
sen from Key West says: There has
been excitement in this city during the
last twenty-four hours, due to an alarm
ing telegram from Havana stating that
the streets had been flooded with an
anonymous ultra Spanish circular call
ing upon all anti-Americans to mobilize
and raid the American colony. Captain
General Blanco, fearful that the rabid
element of the city might attempt vio
lence, has placed an extra military
guard around Consul General Lee's of
;ce. Many Americans of the city who
believe they are in real danger, have pre
pared their affairs for an emergency.
This news is what gave rise to the
rumor that General Lee had been as
The feeling of uneasiness felt here be
cause of the proximity of this city has
been much allayed, and especially since
this morning at 10 oclock, when Ad
miral Sicard's Imposing fleet of battle
ships, consisting of the New York, In
diana, Massachusetts, lowa and Texas
arrived off the bar. The Maine, Mont
gomery and Detroit, and torpedo boats
Cushing and Dupont left the harbor at
11 oclock and Joined the fleet, the whole
making an impressively formidable ap
pearance and one Inspiring confidence
in the strong arm of Uncle Sam.
The Spanish consul here was uneasy
over the repeated rumors to the effect
that General Lee had fallen a victim to
assassins and wired to the authorities
of Havana for the truth.
PARIS, Jan. 23.—Baron Rene Charles
Francois Reille, member of the chamber
of deputies for Castros, Is dead.
Baron Rellle was the son of Marechal
de Comte Reille, one of the most cele
brated soldiers of the first empire. He
was born in Paris, Feb. 12, 1835. He
cast his ballot in the chamber for the
war with Prussia in 1870 and took an
important part in the defense of Paris.
In 1877 he was appointed under secre
tary of state. In the chamber he always
took a prominent part in the discussion
of military questions which he was able
to discuss with exceptional competency.
Elected Again
ROME, Jan. 23.—Senor Amiliare Cap
rlanl, the Italian Socialist leader whose
election to the chajnber of deputies for
Fori! in July last was annulled by the
government, has been re-elected deputy
lor ForlL
A Dead Deputy
Has Ushered in the Golden
Most Elaborate Preparations Made to
Celebrate Marshall's Discovery
of Gold in California
Associated Press Special Wire
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23.—Having
satisfactorily completed a fortnight's
engagement with the decorators, in
honor of California's golden Jubilee, San
Francisco appeared today to be afloat
with flags and bunting. Never has the
city looked so well, from the critical
standpoint of the carnival lover, as In
the gayest of Sunday garb she awaits
the week's festivities which will begin
at sunrise tomorrow. All previous at
tempts at decorating the city, all the
arrangements for former processions
and jubilations, have been eclipsed by
the elaborate and artistic preparations
for the celebration of the fiftieth anni
versary of the discovery of gold In Cal
On every hand are displayed large
portraits of James Marshall, who picked
up the first gold nugget In California In
the year 1848, the paintings and statues
of this pioneer of the gold fields beintr
draped with the color of the precious
metal he discovered in the Golden state.
Yellow, the shade of the state flower, the
golden poppy, as well as of the precious
nugget, is the civic color in this week of
jubilee. All the streets are already
aflutter with It, but tomorrow there will
be flowing, rippling, dancing streams of
the state's own favorite hue.
Across all the streets In the business
portion of the city are stretched, at fre
quent intervals, rows of many-colored
flags. There are arches and pillars. In
scriptions and devices, waving Stars
and Stripes, California bears on a white
background and the flags of all nations
are displayed from every store and com
mercial building. San Francisco has
outdone herself, and the visitors who are
crowding the hotels and filling the
streets are loud in their praises.
The jubilation will begin at sunrise to
morrow with the firing of the national
salute of twenty-one guns at each of the
United States forts about the bay. The
day Is a legal holiday by proclamation
of Governor Budd, and the principal fea
tures of the opening of the Jubilee will
be a monster parade. Fifty floats, Illus
trative of California's mining history
and mining prospects will be in line.
There will be thirty bands and it is esti
mated that the procession will be four
miles long, so that the head of the pa
rade will have been reviewed by Gov
ernor Budd on Van Ness avenue and dis
missed before the end of the line moves
from its starting point near the ferries
on Market street.
A Jubilee concert will follow the pa
rade; there will be literary and musical
exercises, a ball under the auspices of
the Native Sons of the Golden West, a
banquet by the California Pioneers and a
fireworks display by the civic committee.
On each succeeding day of the week
there will be some novelty for the en
tertainment of visitors.
Games and athletic contests, a flower
show, a sham battle at the Presidio, a
Wild West show daily, are some of the
features of Jubilee week.
The culmination of the golden jubilee
will be the opening of the mining fair,
where will be shown the mining products
of every county in the state, valuable
nuggets, practical illustrations of every
phase of mining life and all kinds of
mining machinery.
Monday—Sunrise firing of national
salute at the forts.
10:30 a. m.—Parade.
1 p. m.—Reception to visiting firemen
and collation at Veteran firemen's
roome, Pioneer building.
1 p. m.—Concert at Woodward's pa
2 p. m.—Literary and musical exer
cises at Woodward's.
8 p. m.—Ball by Pacific parlor, Native
Sons' hall.
8 p. m.—Ball and banquet, pioneers,
Pioneer hall.
8:30 p. m.—Fireworks, Twenty-first
and Sanchez, Jones and Clay, Rincon
Tuesday afternoon and evening—Re-
ception and refreshments, Native
Daughters, Native Sons' hall; dancing
at night.
2 p. m.—Football, United States army
vs. National guard, Central park.
Wednesday, 2 p. m.—Military and ath
letic contests, army vs. National guard,
Central park.
Thursday, 1 p. m.—Opening of the
floral market, Union square; concent af
ternoonland evening.
2:30 p. m.—Wild West show, Central
8 p. m.—Turnfest, San Francisco and
Oakland Turnve,reins, Woodward's pa-
Villon: dancing at 11.
Friday, 2 p. m.—Military display and
sham battle, Presidio.
2:30 p. m.—Wild West show, Central
8 p. m.—Concert, city hall dome, day
and evening; floral market, Union
square; concerts.
Saturday, 10:30 a. m.—Children's com
petitive drill, Golden Gate park, fol
lowed by lunch there.
2 p. m.—Baseball, army vs. National
guard, Velodrome.
2:30 p. m.—Wild West show, Central
7 p. m.—Procession preceding opening
of milling fair.
A vivid description of scenes in
the French chamber of deputies on
Saturday, followed by disgraceful
rioting on Sunday.
President Dole of Hawaii reaches
Chicago and is welcomed by the mayor
of the city and by representatives of
President McKinley.
A London lady reporter writes a
life of the Prince of Wales which is
guaranteed to delight people having
an appetite for that kind of small beer.
A blizzard raging in Wisconsin
which chokes off the railroads; Ohio
looking forward with dread to floods
almost certain to do tremendous
The week in congress will see silver
debate in the senate and dull routine
in the house; Hawaiian matters are
not likely to be discussed for three
weeks to come.
The joint commission appointed at
the Baltimore conference of the Meth
odist Episcopal church reports, recom
mending steps to be taken looking to
a union of forces.
Wild rumors are current concerning
events in Cuba, but inquiry fails to
show any basis for them; insurgents
grow more active and factional quar
reling increases among the Spanish
A national salute from the big guns
at the Presidio opened the jubilee cele
bration at San Francisco; elaborate
preparations made and a program of
amusements arranged for every day
in the week.
The Dominion government adopts
regulations governing duties to be col
lected of Alaska miners; clothes go
free but nothing else does; the steamer
Oregon sails for Skaguay loaded to
the guards.
8 p. m.—Wild West show, Central
Day and evening—Floral market, Un
ion square; concerts.
A meeting of the California Miners'
association was called In the Marble
hall of the Palace hotel this afternoon to
protest against the position assigned to
the miners In the jubilee parade to
The grand marshal had placed the
miners In the eleventh division, just in
front of the Chinese, and when President
Neff of the Miners' association heard of
it he had an elaborate set of resolutions
drawn up and Issued a call for an In
dignation meeting. The matter was
remedied this morning, however, and
the miners were assigned to the third
division behind the pioneers, the health
department being placed in the position
originally assigned to the miners. When
this was explained it was decided to take
no action but to aid in making the cele
bration a success.
President Neff received a telegram
from Harold T. Power at Auburn an
nouncing that a large delegation of
miners from Placer county would ar
rive on the overland train tonight and
he appointed a committee of two, con
sisting of George Mainhart and Frank
Page, to meet the delegation upon its
A representative from Siskiyou county
announced that his county would be
represented by a delegation of 80 miners,
many of whom were accompanied by
their wives and sweethearts.
Tom T. Lane will be marshal of the
miners, who will be preceded in the pa
rade by the miners' band of Calaveras.
A large meeting of Native Daughters
was held this afternoon In Sierra hall,
for the purpose of perfecting every de
tail of their plans fort the parade. They
promise that their division will be one
of the most attractive In the proces
The Show at Sacramento Will Open
, Tomorrow
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 23.—The annual
bench and poultry show of the State
Poultry and Bench Show association
opens in this city on Tuesday with
good lists of entries and rare specimens
In both departments.
At noon tomorrow a number of the
best homing pigeons will be set free to
race to San Francisco and Oakland.
Some will carry messages from Gov
ernor Budd to the queen of the Golden
Jubilee. Among the pigeons to be shown
here Is one that was started over a year
ago from the southern part of the state
to San Francisco. It reached home only
a few days ago. The supposition is that
it was shot, crippled and placed in cap
tivity, and that as soon as it was re
leased it started straight for its home.
College Debaters
BERKELEY, Cal., Jan. 23.—The Uni
versity of California has selected the
men who will represent that institution
in the annual Carnot debate with Stan
ford. They are Arthur J. Dannebaum,
George Clark and Ralph C. Daniels, with
Charles E. Fryer as subsitute. This year
the contest will be held In Berkeley on
Feb. 14th. This annual debate was In
stituted by Baron de Coubertln, the
French author, and has been won twice
by Berkeley and once by Stanford. This
year It will be a discussion of the French
colonial system under the third repub
lic. The prize Is a valuable gold medal.
Atlantic Coast Weather
ST. JOHNS, N. F., Jan. 23.—A succes
sion of northeasterly gales is driving
the Arctic floe in upon the whole north
ern coast of this island and closing nav
igation for the winter. Numbers of peo
ple in the northern bays areln destitute
condition, but it will be difficult to get
relief to them now.
Wrecked by Wind
SOLEDAD, Cal., Jan. 23.—The par
tially completed two-story building of
the Salvation Army colony, to be used
for a store and barracks, was wrecked
by the wind this morning
Eight Pages
Will Not Be Taxed by the
Threats of Collection of Duties Do Not
Stop the Rush to the Northern
Gold Fields
Special to The Herald.
OTTAWA, Ont., Jan. 23.— Regula
tions in regard to the taxation of
miners' outfits an'S; provisions, pur
chased without the domain and
brought into Canada, have been
adopted by the Dominion govern
The customs regulations as to
miners' outfits exempt from duty
the necessary wearing apparel used
In making tho journey to the Klon
dike, and read as follows* "Wear
ing apparel, articles of personal
adornment, toilet articles and sim
ilar personal effects of persons ar
riving In Canada may be passed free,
without entry at customs, as travel
ers' baggage, under the provisions
of the customs tariff, but this pro
vision shall only inoiude such
articles as actually accompany
and are in use of and are necessary
and appropriate for the wear and
use of such persons for the Imme
diate purpose of the journey and
present comfort and convenience,
and shall not be held to apply to
merchandise or articles Intended for
other persons, or for sale."
In reply to a question the com
missioner of customs said that! furs,
blankets, waterproof sleeping bags
and such articles which are Indis
pensable to travelers' comfort, con
venience or safety in Journeying to
the Canadian Yukon would come
within the rule, but not tents, tools,
etc. In respect to provisions neces
sary! to the travellers' sustenance on
his trip to the Klondike, it was orig
inally intended by the government
to exempt the same from taxation,
but owing to the determined opposi
tion of the Pacific coast cities
against such a regulation, and the
pressure brought to bear by the va
rious boards of, trade throughout
the Dominion, the government has
been compelled to recede from its
position and abolish the exemption
clause. All provisions are there
fore dutiable.
PORTLAND, Or., Jan. 23.—(8y
Associated Press.) The steamer Or
egon sailed' for Alaska tonight with
450 passengers and 250 tons of gen
eral merclaandise and baggage.
Fifty head of livestock was also
part of the cargo. All day long
thousands of people swarmed about
the steamer's decks, and so great
was the crush tonight that ten po
lloemen were detailed to handle the
crowd. No less than 300 people who
applied for passage were refused,
and many hundreds of tons of
freight are lying on the docks
awaiting transportation to the gold
lieilds. The rush to the Yukon from
every port In the northwesit has be
gun, earlier than was anticipated by
the transportation companies, and
every steamer that leaves Is com
pelled to refuse both passengers
and freight. The demand fori lum
ber in Alaska Is enormouc'but the
steamship companies refuse to carry
It, preferring to take less bulky
freight, leaving; the lumber for sail
ing vessels.
SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 23.—The
steam schooner Noyo sailed for
Alaska tonight carrying 180 passen
gers and 175 tons of freight. Among
the passengers were twenty-five
The steamer Excelsior, after a
rough trip .arrived here today from
San Francisco on, hier way to Skag
uay, Dyea and Copper river, Alaska.
From here she will take about 160
passengers-, i ,
The Field Trials
BAKERSFIELD, Cal., Jan. 23.—To
morrow the annual field trials begin
here. Some of the best kennels in the
country are represented, many new dogs
recently from the east having been en
tered. The Verona kennel of fourteen
dogs, the property o£ Mrs. Hearst, at
tracts much attention, as does the string
ef Guist of Portland. The drawing for
the derby takes place tomorrow morning
and some work in the field will be done.
The sport is likely to last all the week.
Birds are unusually plentiful this year,
and several good fields have been well
guarded to preserve them for this occa
A Fatal Collision
CLAY CENTER, Kan., Jan. 23.—A
rear-end collision between two section
of a Rock Island freight train occurred
hee at 4:20 oclock this morning, result
ing in fatal injuries to three men. Brake
man William Griffith had both legs cut
off and died four hours later. W. S.
Broughton of this place had his skull and
jaw fractured and one leg broken. He
may die. Conductor Edwards was bad
ly hurt. The first section of the train
stopped at a railroad crossing, and the
, rear section crashed into It

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