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fered a few days ago by Mr. White ot
California. White's resell etion declared
that it was the right of the people of
Hawaii to maintain their own form of
government, and that the 1 Intted States
ought in no wise to inter! lere with it.
Morgan s amendment provii les distinct
ly for the annexation of thi < Hawaiian
islands, declaring that the pi V?sent ;rov
ernment has a right to ir. take such
cession to this country. Morgan called
attention to the resolution introduced
by White concerning this coun try's at
titude toward Hawaii, and prop ffsed the
following amendment thereto:
"That the Republic ot Hawaii, esttal>
lished in, and based upon, its itrasent
constitution, Is a rightful gover.Dnuent
and has been and still is recognilteti as
pur h by the United States of Am ?»lea
and by other great powers without a ny
question by any nation of its righri ul
and sovereign independence and s;« d
constitution is the true and recognized
authority that fixes the measure and tfti !
distribution of the rights nnd powers el
government in that Republic, while said
constitution remains in force.
"That in conformity with the existing"
constitution of Republic of Hawaii and
•o long as the same is in force the powers
of government reside in and are to be I
exercised by the Incumbents of the de
partments, tribunals and offices created
by said constitution and tilled in pur
suance of law, and the lawful electors
under said constitution who qualify as
such by the taking of the oath Of al
legiance prescribed therein, are entitled
to share in the government of Hawaii
according to the rights secured to them
in said constitution and to the extent
and in the manner therein provided, as
long as the same is in force.
"And said government -if the republic
of Hawaii having, in due form, signified
its consent in the manner provided in
its constitution, that the Hawaiian Is
lands, with all the territory appurtenant
thereto, over which said government
now claims to exercise sovereign juris
diction, shall be annexed to and become
S> part of the territory of the United
§tates of America, and shall be subject
to the national power and sovereign jur
isdiction thereof, it is hereby enacted
and declared, that said concession is
acceptad. ratified and confirmed and
that said Hawaiian Islands are annexed
as a part of the territory of the I'nited
States of America and are subject to
the sovereign dominion thereof."
A communication was receive*! by the
Senate from the Secretary of War, stat
ing tbu urgent necessity for imtmediate
action to control the disorderly ele
ments that are assembling in AOaska.
Mr. Chandler of New Hampshire pre
sented a memorial Which called the at
tention of the Senate to one of tjie most
thrilling events of the Civil Wnr. The
memorial was prepared in IST4 by the
late Admiral Worden, who. as a lieu
tenant in the Navy, commanded the
Monitor in the historic tight in Hampton
Roads between that vessel and the Iter
rlmac. Mr. Chandler said that Admiral
Worden Concetved the idea that it would
he proper for the government of the
United States to pay the officers and
crew dT the Monitor the sum of $200 each
in the nature of prize money, but after
having prepared the memorial, con
cluded not to present it to Congress lest
his motives might be misconstrued. Mr.
Chandler said he now took occasion to
present the memorial himself and he
hoped Congress might see its way clear
in view of the wonderful victory
achieved by Lieutenant Word en, to do
something substantial for the surviving
members of his family, who are not in
good financial circumstances. He asked
that the memorial be referred to the
Naval Affairs Committee.
Mr. Hale of .Maine paid a high tribute
to Admiral Worden.
Mr. Davis of Minnesota, chairmen of
the Committee on Foreign Relations,
moved that the resolution of Mr. White
and the amendment thereto, proposed
by Mr. Morgan, be referred to the For
eign' Relations Committee, and, after a
brief colloquy between Mr. White and
Mr. Morgan, the resolution and amend
ment were so referred.
On motion of Mr. Davis the Senate then
went into executive session.
IN EXECUTIVE- SESSION
At the opening of the executive session
today Senator White of California
asked Senator Davis, who is in charge
of the treaty of annexation, if there was
any truth in the report published today
that the treaty was to be abandoned
and annexation secured by legislation
as an amendment to an appropriation
bill. He added that if such was the in
tention of the friends of the treaty he
thought the change from executive to
open session might as well be made now
as late r.
Senator Davis replied that there was
BO foundation for the report that there
was any intention of taking up the
question of annexation in any shape dif
ferent from that in which it is at pres
ent before the senate. He said the air
was full of rumors about the treaty,
which were unauthorised.
At 3:30 p. m. the senate adjourned.
Setjator Teller of Colorado occupied
the entire four hours' of today's execu
tive sc.rsion in discussing the Hawaiian
annexation treaty. During the course of
his speech, Mr. Teller took occasion to
pay that he should have been glad to
discuss the treaty in open session, and
to the remark he added the opinion that
the time had almost come when the ques
tion of annexation should be debated on
n bill looking to legislation by both
houses of congress rather than on the
basis of the treaty. While he .bought
there might lie a bare possibility of se
eming the sixty votes necessary to
ratify the treaty, he conceded that under
the present circumstances this was ex
ceeding!} doubtful, and he thought the
sooner ih> facts be recognised and a
change of fConl made th" better it would
be from all p dnts of View. There was
some Interruption at this point, and it
was suggested by some senators after
the close of the executive session that
the committee on foreign relations would
consider She advisability of making this
change of policy ai its next meeting to
be held on Wednesday of this week.
Senator Teller advocated the ratifica
tion of the treaty, basing his reasons for
this posW.lon on the ground that the an
nexation of the islands was in the in
terest of our commerce and in line with
our national policy tor the past half cen
tury. He devoted himself very largely
to replying to the objection that hud
been raised to the acquiring of the islands
because of the.- domination of the native
race.
He undertook to show that there was
no foundation for this criticism, or if
there was such a foundation now, it
need not, he said, long continue to be an
essential factor of the situation. He
based this statement upon figure--- which
he produced to show that the natives, or
Kanakas, were rapidly dying off as a
result of their mingling with outsidc
race.
He contended that the islanders could
not long remain to dispute the suprem
acy of some other race, and what race
that should be would depend largely
upon the present action of the United
States senate. If we should elect to
make the Islands a part of the United
States the American people would at
once become the counseling element In
Hawaii, but if we should fail to take ad
vantage of the opportunity now offered,
some other people woukl in all probabil
ity assume the position of control,
which naturally and traditionally be
longs to the United States.
He controverted the position of Sena
tors Pettigrew and W*hlte that Ameri
cans could not labor in the Hawaiian
islands.
He quoted weather statistics to show
that the temperaturie on the islands
coasts ranged from 56 to SS during the
year, which he said was far from being
an oppressively hot climate. Farther in
land it was still cooker, and on the moun
tains frosts were not infrequent. If the
white man of this country should not
be impressed with the islands, Mr. Teller
thought they would make an excellent
location for the colored people of the
United States, who might desire to leave
this country, nnd would find congenial
employment In the sugar plantations
and coffee fields of Hawaii.
Mr. Teller also discussed the conten
h'on that the Hawaiian group was not
ill the most direct line of travel between
the western hemisphere nnd China and
JrH'ian. Any vessel whin h might come
around the horn or cross the Isthmus of
Pas ama in the rase of tjhe construction
of a canal, would almost certainly take
the* c islands in on its wary to Yokohama.
Shanghai or any other t'iir eastern port.
Furthermore the islands wen- a great
convenience as a coaling and good sup
ply point for vessels plying the Pacific
ocean . Taking up the question of the
necessity for the defense of the islands
and of the maintenance of the large
fleet in their waters in case of annexa
tion, he said that this was a mere bug
aboo and was Without foundation in
fact. All that would be necessary would
be to fortify Pearl harbor for the pro
tection of coal and military stores in
times of hostility.
Senator Teller was frequently Inter
rupted during the delivery of his
speech by Senators White, Pettigrew,
Hear and others.
NOMINATIONS
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—The Presi
dent today these nominations to the
Senate:
Justice —Fdw. B. Thomas of New-
York, to be I'nited States District Judge
for the Eastern District of New York.
To be Consuls—Lewis M. Berg of
Texas, at Durango, Mex.; Frederic W.
Goring of Illinois, at Newcastle,N, W. S.;
Jacob H. Thieriot of New Jersey, at Lis
bon, Portugal.
CONFIRMATK 'NS
The senate today confirmed these
nominations:
J. F. Thompson, receiver of public
moneys at Humboldt. Cal.: J. H. Daw
scm of California, to be special examiner
of drugs and chemicals, district of San
Fnaneisro; Commodore C. S. Norton to
be a rear admiral, and some minor army
appointments.
SESSION NOTES
Matters Which May or May Not Re-
ceive Attention
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—There Is no
present purpose in the house of repre
sentatives to consider the Hawaiian
question, and the house leaders say
there has been no change whatever in
the disposition to allow the senate to
act on the. subject before making any
move in the house.
Senator Wilson of Washington was
at the war department today urging
that action be taken by the military arm
of the government to preserve order
at Dyea and Skaguay. and especially at
the latter place, where fears are enter
tained that trouble will ensue on the ar
rival of more gold-seekers.
The attorney-general sent to the sen
ate today a letter written by Assistant
I'nited States Attorney McMechan, giv
ing the results of Ms investigation into
the receint burning of two Seminole In
dians in Oklahoma by a mob. He says
that the sentiment in the neighborhood
of the crime is all with the mob, and he
was informed that it would not be well
for him. or any other person, to go into
that locality if it was known that the
object of the visit was to locate the con
spirators.
Representative Payne of New York
today introduced a bill to amend the
navigation laws. The purpose Is to
favor American shipping in the Alaskan
trade, instead of letting it pass into the
hands of foreign vessel owners.
Secretary Alger's condition waß so
much Improved today that his physician
permitted him to take a short carriage
ride.
Representative Loud of California to
day introduced a bill admitting to Amer
ican register the steamship Zealandia,
owned by the Oceanic Steamship com
pany of San Francisco, on a showing
that she'is 1 capable of being converted
into an armored cruiser, suitable as a
part of the naval reserve.
New York Sugar
ALBANY, N. V., Feb, 7.-The Buffalo
Beet Sugar company, of Itrant. Brie coun
ty, was Incorporated today with a capital
stock of 1600,000 in share-s of liou to manu
facture and refine beet sugar.
CHILDREN'S COOK
Study Will Not Hurt a Healthy Child
"Many children at school," said o stu
dent of children, "appear to be stupid
when they are only badly nourished. They
may have plenty to eat without a sufficient
amount of nourishment. Study will not
hurt a healthy child. Good, hard thinking
helps the circulation of the blood."
It might be stated that the lack of
nourishment Is owing to ill-advised selec
tion of food. Fruit, eggs, some meat, and
good entire wheat bread with butter, all
furnish excellent food for children.
Never, under nny elreumstanees. should
they he allowed to hnve coffee. All nar
cotics, like cigarettes or tobacco in any
term, coffee, "plum products, or any of
that ( lass of drugs, will most sadly sear
the whole life of :i growing child. Those
Who seek to assist the little ones to grow
up strong and healthy* men and women
will look carefully alter their food and
drink.
It is unfortunately true that some par
ents are careless and ignorant on this sub
ject and the innocent children grow up
we,)lt in body and brain, easily knocked
uver by most any disease that comes along.
Children like a warm, nourishing drink
for breakfast, and almost universally like
Postum Food Coffee, upon which they fat
ten and nourish famously. Parents should
see that it be boiled full 13 minutes after
boiling commences. It is not sufficient
that it has st 1 on the stove 13 minutes
it must boil that length of time.
The lung boiling j s necessary to bring
out the decliclous liavor and the nutritious
food element*'
LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORPWWG, VtMKfSKKY 8, JBTO
MARTIN'S CASE
Is Slowly Approaching a
Conclusion
JUDGE SCORES NEWSPAPERS!
FOR ATTEMPTS TO PREJUDICE
THE RESULT
Hie Defense Gathers a Little Hope
From Technical Points De
cided Against the People
Associated Tress Special Wire
WILXEBBARRE, Pa.. Feb. 7— Hun
dreds of persons anxious to hear what
action Judge Woodward would take in
reference to the sensational outbreak on
Saturday between Attorneys Oarman
and Lena ha v, opposing counsel in the
l.attimor shooting case, thronged the
courtroom today. Judge Woodward
spoke of the incident of Saturday,saying
that after he had left the bench and be
fore court adjourned, an altercation had
arisen between two lawyers engaged In
the trial, which the court did not fully
hear nor realize until they were seen in
the newspapers.
"Had we heard." said the judge, "what
was said, we should have dealt with the
lawyers in a summary manner, as the
affair so deserved, and if there is a repe
tition of it we shall punish the guilty
parties for contempt of court."
Then came a severe denunciation of
the sensational issue of certain new spa
pers in endeavoring, as the court said,
to prevent justice by an exaggeration
of the facts nnd incidents of trial. He
would, he said, not mention any names
at present, "but if the astounding false
hoods and misrepresentations continue,
the representatives of the paper will find
the doors or the court closed to them."
The rtrst witness today was Silas
Joms, Justice of the Peace of West lia
zeltun. He stated that he had seen the
meeting of the deputies and strikers at
West llazelton and followed them to
Lattlmer. Me saw Sheriff Martin ad
vance toward them with a paper in his
hand. Some of them surrounded him
and an altercation occurred, but the wit
ness could not see exactly how the alter
cation took pine. He heard a couple
of shot* and then a volley, and several
men fell. Two fell near him. He was
asked what the spectators said after
the shooting. The defense objected.
I After listening to all the arguments,
the couri sustained the objection, thus
shutting out the evidence. This is re
garded as an important point gained
for the defense.
Counsel for the defense asked the wit
ness if he was not frightened when he
saw the Sheriff surrounded by the strik
ers, and he replied that he was. and ow
ing to this fact he cjuid not tell clearly
juit what happened at th? moment.
John Yeager. a Slav, who required an
interpreter, said he had seen the depu
ties on their way to Lattimer on the day
of the shooting. All were armed with
rifles, but he could not see whether the
Sheriff had any weapons. Just before
the noon adjournment the court ac
cepted bail for all the accused deputies
and the Sheriff in the amount of 16000
each, making $420,000 in all. Bail was
furnished by the Fn iladelphla Surety
Company.
When court met agajn in the after
noon Geo. Yeager resumed his testi
mony. He joined the strikers and
marched with them to Latimer. He de
scribed the meeting with the sheriff and
said the sheriff drew his revolver and
pointed it at the strikers. He grabbed
one of them and pulled him out from
among the others, all the time holding
the pistol at his breast. Then some on?
shouted to shoot and the deputies fired.
"After the first few shots," said the
witness, "there was a voiley and then a
number of single shuts, and eleven men
were killed in live minutes and lots
wounded."
Upon cross-examination witness stat
ed that he could point out any deputy
who was present at the shooting, ami
the defendant immediately called before
the witness John Hampton, chief of the
coal and oil polite. Yeager was asked if
he had seen Hampton with the deputies.
"Yes." he exclaimed, "he was in the
line, and was holding his rifle this way,"
und he illustrated the position.
The defense will prove that Hampton
was not on the scene a all but was in
Hazleton at the time.
ON THE TURF
Poor Man's Day at the Oakland
Reopening
san FRANCISCO, Feb. T. —Traverser
went down to inglorious defeat in the
Follansbee handicap today at Oakland.
Not only was he beaten but he even
failed tn get inside the money. Tray-
erser did not like the going. George Mil
ler romped in an easy w inner. He as
sumed the lead soon after the barrier
went up. and, opening up a lead of five
lengths, wnn with ridiculous ease-. The
w in of George Miller was a popular one,
as the owner is a pooe men. Weather
tine, track very heavy. tu»
Tbr. c and a half furioftga, seirigfc
Gold Scratch won, Clarendo second,
Come third: titrw, 0:43%. j
Six furlongs—Sybaris won. Catawba!
second. Midian third; time, 1:17%.
Mile and a half —Judge- De nny won,
Collins second, Marplot third; time,2:39.
Seven furlongs, the Follansbee handi
cap, purse $123o—George Miller won. Im
perious second, Ruckmassie third; time,
1:29.
Mile and a sixteenth —Mercutio won,
Osrlc II second, Harry Thoburn third;
time, 1:51.
Five und a half furlongs—Napamax
won. Highland Hall second. Hermoso
third; time, 1:10.
KEENE'S HOItSKS
NEW YORK, Feb. 7.—James R. Keene
shipped six race horses to England or.
the Atlantic transport liner Mlnnewaska
today. They were all 3-year-olds—Cock
Robin, Easter (lift, Nautch Girl. Hlush-
Ing Bride, Maid of Erin and a bay filly.
Oakland Race Entries
The follow ing are the entries and weights
for the races to be run at Oakland
track, Oakland, today. Commissions re
ceived and placed by the Los Angeles Turf
club. Black & Co., at Agricultural park.
Take Main street cars. Down town office
In rear of No. 143, South Broadway. First
quotations received at 1:30 oclock p. m.:
First race, *, of a mile, selling—Fallen
Princess, 100: Loumont. 100; Notice Me,
100: Hlmera. 100; Honlta R.,100; Chihuahua,
100; Moringa. 102: Royal Prise, 102; St.
Angelo, 102; San Durango, 102; Ocktrucla,
103; La Mascota, 105; Milseo, 106; Texar
ktlna. 106; Sherburne-Sand. 107; Tom Smith,
107; D. J. Tobin, 107; Al, 107; Red Spinner,
110.
Second race, 7» of a mile, selling—Alma,
102; Jay Wheeler, 104: Btentor. 104; Geo.
Palmer. 104; Pleasonton, 104; Blue Bell,
105; Miss Ruth, 106; Fannie E., 105; Sea
Spray, 107; Outgo. 107: Major S.. 107; Her
itage, 107; Adam Andrew, 107; Alahabad.
107; Heldeiburg. 107; Harry Gwinn. 107;
Tom Anderson. 107.
Third race. 1 1-lilth of a mile, selling—
Mamie U.. 107; Snrdou, 109: Perseus, 109;
Hazard. 109: Waworia. 109; Foremost, 109;
Little Cripple, 109.
Fourth race. of a mile, selling—Alum
inum. 88; .Magnus. SS; Al Koran. 93; Silver
State. S3; Le Lo. 93; Thelma. 95; Mldllght,
90; Torsion, 97; Maj. Cook. 97; Dick Be
han, 100; R. Q. Ban, 100; Mainstay, 108; Ar
gentina, 111; Montgomery, 118.
Fifth race, % of a mile, selling—Rose
maid. 100; itosa. 100; Santa Catartna, 1(0;
Kummel, 100; lmlomlnus. 10:'; Zapata, 102:
Jim Brownell, 106; Distinction, 105: Re
bekah, 105; Mary Nievez. 106; Charmion,
105; Lillian M., 103; Mt. Air, 107; Mt. Hoy.
107; Sandow Third. 107; Paso Tiempo, 107;
Durward, 107.
Sixth race. "„ of a mile, selling—Rufalbu.
102; Chappie, 104; Alvtn E., lot; Vllox, 104;
Lucky Star, 104: Coda, 105; Olive, 105; Lena.
100; Kaiser Ludwig, 107; Howard. 107;
Charles A., 107: Rlcardo, I>>7; Red Glenn,
107; Paul Pry, 110; Benamela, 110; Walter
J., 110.
Weather cloudy: track heavy.
BOSS TWEED'S BRIBES
May Yet Ruin Many Men Who Ac-
cepted Them
NEW YORK, Feb. 7.—There Is at least
one man in Greater New York today who
holds the happiness, honor and fortune
of a great many people in the hollow of
his hand. This man is W. E. D. Stokes,
Mr. Stokos came into possession of all
the private papers of Win. M. Tweed
several years ago. He has made a thor
ough study of them, with the Idea of
writing a book on the subject.
According to his story, more than
111,000,000 w as paid out by the "boss" for
bribes and buying up individuals that
other people to this day know nothing
about. Evidences of these payments are
still in existence with the endorsement
of the parties directly concerned. The
surrender of Tweed by the Spanish gov
ernment after his escape from Ludlow
street jail is described by the papers in
the possession of Mr. Stokes as political
Work to secure the election of a Repub
lican president. Mr. Stokes says also
that there is a real confession of Tweed's
in existence which is likely to be pub
lished and which is bound to create the
liveliest kind of a stir. He says Tweed's
diary is the most interesting of all the
papers. It contains references to every
one that called on him and his business,
show ing that nearly every one could be
treated with on a cash basis. The papers
were delivered to Mr. Stokes by a man
whom he had befriended.
STOLE STEERS
To Furnish Beef for Soldiers at
Tombstone $
TOMBSTONE, Ariz.. Feb. 7— It appears
that the soldiers of L'r.cle Sam stationed at
Fort Huaehuca, south of Tombstone, near
the Mexican border, have been feeding of
late on stolen meat. William Garvey, the
beef contractor, and Charles Wilson. his
employee, are under arrest in Tombstone,
charged with, grand larceny on elght&n
counts. There arc eighteen comp!alnan\s.
'each rroduclng at least one hide to prove
j his charge. Garvey has been suspected by
his neighbors for nearly a year. He w§s
killing many steers and buying too few.
A search of his premises was therefore
made, with the result that thirty hides
were found In a near-by prospect hole and
forty-seven more buried or hidden about
the premises. The brands of the hides Jo
found were lnevery case those of Baboco
mori valley cattlemen, from whom GarVey
had purchased no steers.
A False Alarm
SACRAMENTO, Feb. 7—The rumor that
the two electric light and power companies
had been considering consolidation is em
phatically denied by Dr. Charles Van Nor
den of the Central California company,
generally spoken of as the South Yuba
company. Dr. Van Norden says there Is
absolutely no truth In the story, and he
adds that there has been no thought of
consolidation, and there will be none. He
says the companies are friendly, and
working their business in the city har
moniously, but that there will he no com
bination or union by them.
Wanamaker Won't Say
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7.—Ex-Postmns
ter General John Wanamaker was today
officially notified of the action of the re
cent anti-Quay convention, which decided
upon him as its choice for the Republican
nomination for governor to succeed Gov
ernor Hastings. After a conference last
ing from shortly after 4 oclock In the after
noon until B oclock in the evening, Mr.
Wanamaker made no definite announce
ment of bis intentions other than to say
that he would give the ma,tter his careful
consideration and make answer within the
next few dayi.
Mrs. George Brings Suit
NEW Vt'KK. Feb. 7 Annie C. George.
widow of Henry George, is the plaintiff in
an action for damages against the Pennsyl
vania railroad, which is on trial In the
supreme court in this city. Mrs. George
alleged thai lier foot slipped in a hole in the
floor of tlie Pennsylvania company's depot
m Philadelphia on March 21. itf*7. causing
Injuries which necessitated the use of
crutches for three months. She asks
for (■'"> damages.
A Luetgert Mistrial
CI I It'Alio. Feb. 7.—Juror Charles A.
Snow is seriously ill. and It Is within the
range of possibility that the Luetgert trial
may come to a premature end. Mr. Snow
is suffering from the grippe, with a tem
perature of 102. He listened to the third
day's installment of Attorney Harmon's
speech today, but was weuk. and finally
[requested Judge Gary to adjourn court.
'Attorney Harmon spoke all day for the
defense and will speak all of tomorrow.
Weighed Too Much
TORONTO, Ont., Feb. 7.—The 20-ronnd
mill between McPattland and George Ker
wln Of Chicago, arranged for tonight, fell
through, owing to McPartland's failure to
in ike tlie stipulated weight. Denny Mur
ray ot Buffalo was substituted for Kerwin.
In the ninth round McPartland floored
Murphy with a swing on the Jaw, and Ref
eree giier stopped the tight, awarding Mc-
Partland the decision.
Homesick Indians
CARLISLE, Pa.. Feb. 7.—Elizabeth
Flanders aud Fanny Eaglehorn, Indian
girls, who tried to burn the girls' building
at the Indian school here, today pleaded
guilty and were sentenced to one year and
six months. They said they were home
sick, ami wanted Captain Pratt to send
them home.
A Match Made
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7.—The Na
tional Athletic club has matched Joe
Choynski and Tom Sharkey to box twenty
rounds at Woodward's pavilion on March
11th.
ADOLPH SUTRO INSANE
HTS DAUGHTER IS APPOINTED
GUARDIAN
The Famous Tunnel Builder No Longer
Competent to Look After His
• Estate
CAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7.—Adolph
Sutro, ex-mayor of San Francisco nnd
builder of the famous Sutro tunnel, has
been adjudged mentally incompetent by
Superior Judge Belcher. His daughter,
Dr. Emma Sulro-Merrltt, who has been
in constant professional attendance on
her father for many months past, has
been appointed guardian of his person
and estate, her bonds being lixed at
$100,000. Her two brothers and her sis
ter, who reside In this city, became
sureties on the bond. Mr. Sutro Is over
SO years of age and the loss of his men-
ttJ faculties is attributed to the weight
of years, combined with the effects of
two strokes of apoplexy, which he has
suffered within the past few months.
The petition to have his daughter ap
pointed his guardian was made by Col.
Little, manager of the Sutro properties,
after the members of the family and
their attorneys had decided that such a
step was necessary.
The effect that the withdrawal of Mr.
Sutro from business may have upon the
various enterprises with which he was
connected, is a matter to be determined
by the family and the lawyers. His in
terests are so vast and diversified that
the manner of their disposition is a mat
ter of great interest. A large part of
his fortune is in real estate, in San
Francisco alone he owns over ISOO acres
of land—about one-eighth of the taxa
ble area of the entire county. Among
other valuable holdings are the Sutro
Electric Railroad, the Sutro library and
stacks ol gilt-edged bonds. In the pres
ent condition of the real estate market,
it is rather difficult to appraise the value
of his local realty, but a conservative es
timate places it at a little under $4,00d,
--000. The Sutro baths alone cost nearly
J1.000.000.
Mr. Sutro is a natiw of Germany and j
81 years of age. His career up to the I
lime he inaugurated the scheme to tun- I
nel from the Carson river valley was
comparatively bumble and obscure. He
was a dealer In tobacco and pipes in this
city In the early days, and subsequently
removed to Nevada, where he engaged
in the tobacconist's trade in several
mining camps, finally settling in Vir
ginia City. In ISO 4he secured from the
Nevada Legislature the right of way
for bis famous tunnel, which was com
menced on October 19, 1869, and con
cluded July 8, 1878. It cost 15,069,801. In
addition to his mining ventures in Ne
vada he edited v newspaper. He was
Interested in polities and at various, times
opposed William Sharon, John P. Jones
and William M. Stewart for the posi
tion of ITnited States Senator.
The Evening Post announced some
three weeks ago that Mayor Sutro was
incompetent, but his friends vigorously
denied the story at that time, stating
that he was merely Indisposed and
would be able to resume attention to
business in a few days.
Will Plead Guilty
BUISUN, Cal., Feb. 7.—Bellew was
Been again this morning. He still wants
to plead guilty and dues not wish his
relations to spend money for his de
fense. He clings to the Idea that by
confessing he may get life imprison
ment. He is, however, prepared tor the
worst. He is carefully watched, but the
report regarding his attempted suicide
Is false. He speaks frequently of his
love for his wife. He wishes to be left
alone as much us possible. He was
visited by his brother Tom today and
they conversed regarding family mat
ters. He still asserts that his portion
of the estate was not the motive for his
crime.
Boston Civil Service
BOSTON, Feb. 7.—A small army of
unemployed men occupied the streets
leading to the State House all
last night in order that they might be
on hand when the doors opened this
morning, ready to register for Civil Ser
vice examinations. Painters, masons,
ironworkers, plumbers and tinsmiths
were the tradesmen wanted. Many of
the men had been without work for
months. The men were admitted in
order and the fiOO names.w hlch w ere all
that could be taken, were soon recorded.
More than one thousand were turned
away.
A St. Louis Revival
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7.—Rev. F. L. Meyer,
the celebrated preacher of Loudon, Eng.,
completed a series o£ successful revival
meetings In this city last night. Mr.
Meyer has been touring this country,
preaching at the principal cities. The
meetings In this city were held at Pil
grim Congregational Church, one of the
largest houses of worship here. This
church was crowded afternoon and night
for the past few days, and Sunday so
many were disappointed in not getting
In to hear the preacher that overflow
meetings were held.
STOCKTON, Cal., Feb. ".—lnforma
tion w as received here today to the effect
that the condition of Saloonist Gaffey,
who was recently shot at Tracy by Joe
Byrnes, an Ex-Deputy Constable, with
out provocation, had suddenly become
much worse. The services of a Stock
ton physician were immediately tele
graphed for. The man's condition Is
such that it is thought he will die. In
which case the charge against Barnes
w ill be murder.
The Riveters' Strike
]!AT CITY. Mich., Feb. ".—The Wheel
er & CO, shipyard, which had been shut
down for two weeks on account of a
strike of riveters, resumed operations
today. A few non-union riveters were
put to work. The striking riveters will
stay out at least until after a meeting
EX-MAYOR ADOLPH SUTRO
Of the State Court of Mediation, which Is
expected to take the question up here
this week.
LONDON, Feb. 7.—Lady Henry Som
erset lias written a letter to Lord George
Hamilton, tiie Secretary of state for
India, to the effect that the letter which
she wrote hint early In ISU7, in connec
tion with the repeal of the Indian Can
tonments act, was widely misunder
A Cures
Talk
*mmmfs^^-.r^ S t mm ,^ mmt They speak volumes for
the good work that is being
accomplished by means of Electricity rightly applied in
cases of wasting, lingering and chronic weakness, de
cline, kidney troubles, rheumatism, varicocele, backache
and loss of vigor.
•i have had rheumatism for twenty-live years, and at times it nearly killed
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bought one of your Belts, and after wearing it a short time 1 was entirely cured
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dially recommend it as a sure cure tor this trouble. JOHN HERKNER,
"Sanger, Cal."
Dr. Sanden's Electric Belt
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equaled by any other known remedy. Its reputation is
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cures.
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Cures Tell the Tale
Beware of the quack whose chief ability is to guaran
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office Hours Bto ii: Evenings. 7 tof; Bundayi, Wto L
UK. HANDE.VsS ELECTKIC TRUSS CURES RUPTURE.
Saloonist Gaffey Dying
Lady Somerset Explains
Great
Gift
Clearance
SALE
Of Winter Goods at Greatly
Reduced Prices.
LARGE STOCK Of. . ,
KLONDIKE
GOODS
At Manufacturer's Prices
Eagleson & Co.
112 S. Spring St.
OPPOSITE THE NADEAI . . .
stood, and she therefore desired to with
draw her indorsement of any form or
principle of state regulation of vice.
Died of Pneumonia
SALT LAKE. Utah. Feb. 7.—C. R,
Barratt, ex-Postmaster of Salt Lake,
died of pneumonia this morning after
a short Illness. Mr. Barratt was a na
tive ot Maryland and came West In 1863.
He served two terms as Postmaster of
this city, having turned the office over
to his successor on the first of thle
month.
A Fast Bun
TOPEKA. Kan., Feb. 7.—What Is re«
garded as a remarkably fast run for a
western road was made by the Santa,
Fe east-bound limited yesterday. Tfie
train left La. Junta, Col., at 8:50 a. m. (
five hours late, and arrived at Dodge
City Kan., at 12:37 p. m„ making tho
202H miles at an average rate of 53Vfc
miles an hour.
A Philippine Fire
MADRID, Feb. 7.—Dispatches just re«
celved from Manila, capital of the PhllJ
lppine islands, announce that two hun»
di ed buildings, some of them of ImporU
ance, have been destroyed by Are.
To Core a Cold In One Day
' Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All
druggists refund money If It falls to cure.
25c. The genuine has L. B. Q. on each tab
let.
An unruly ship often gets lashed by
the White Caps.—Philadelphia Bulletins

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