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A WHOLESALE CREMATION
The Results of an Elevator Fire
at Toledo
SIXTEEN OTHERS SUFFER SERIOUSLY
Of the Score of Men in the Building None Is
Far Enough From Death's Door to
Associated Press Special Wire.
TOLIiDO, 0., Sept. 20.—Eight men cre
mated, eight seriously burned and eight in
the wreck is the result of a bad lire here to
night. Tho spontaneous cumbustton of
dust in the grain elevator owned by Pad
dock, Hodge & Co., St* O'clock, caused this
terrible destruction of lifej and none of
those who were taken out after the lire
started were far enough from death's door
to tell any of the details.
List of the dead:
SAMUEL ALEXANDER,
BERT WAINWRIGHT.
FRED GARRETT,
HAROLD PARKS.
JOHN SMITH,
GRACE PARKS.
FRANK van HOUSEN.
JOHN CARR.
The Injured number sixteen.
William J. Parks, the superintendent, af
ter being blown through the window of the
lower story, was conscious for a moment,
nnd said that about 8:80 a terrible explosion
occurred on the south side of the elevator,
and thnt he knew there were alwut twenty
men at work on the seven floors of the
building. Besides those regularly em
ployed at the elevator, the three children of
Superintendent Parks were visiting him at
the time. One of these may recover, but
Grace, a 17-year-oltf girl. Is burned almost
beyond recognition, and Harold, the third
child, has nod been found, being either
blown to atoms or cremated. All over
Toledo houses were shaken by the explo
sion as by an carthquuke. and windows
were shattered for blocks around. Very
soon afterward flames burst from all sides
of the elevator. Tt was but a few* minutes
till the fire department began the work of
rescue, which was rendered difficult by the
terrific heat of the fire. Tho river cut off
escape on one side, nnd there the flame?
gsentd to bo less tierce.
The families of a dozen men who were
known to he at work within rushed to the
scene, and women calling for their im
prisoned husbands, lirothers and fathers,
made a scene indescribable.
It was learned that a force of twenty men
had been In the building, their purpose
having l>een to load 80,000 bushels of grain
during the night. No one of the entire
number could be seen in any part of the
building, nnd lt was impossible to reach
them In any way. "William Parks was
found first. He was 2" feet from the build
ing, frightfully burned, and his clothes al
most entirely torn off. He. had been hurled
from his place in the main room through a
window. Another employe, John Carr
was hurled from the fifth floor of the build
ing, and was found bleeding antl burned
with many bones broken. He did not long
survive.
Fireman David Kemp and Charles Kelf
er, the engineer, were found at their
places in the engine room. They were
wounded by falling timbers and their
faces were charred to a crisp by the
flames.
The little daughter of IVm. rarks was
sitting at the desk in tho ofitre at the time
of the explosion and was hurled out of
the door. She walked down the elevation
on which the building stands and dropped
down, to be carried away unconscious.
Suffering from wounds from which she
cannot recover.
John Smith was fatally burned.
The missing man are doubtless all dead.
No trace can tie found of any of them, and
as they were employed at the top of the
elevator their chances for escape were but
slight.
The heat became so Intense that twenty
cars standing on the siding near the build
ing were added to the loss. The lire de
partment had a hard struggle to save
other elevators and property.
Mr, Paddock, a member of the firm own
ing the plant, Bald there were between
500,000 and 600,000 bushels of grain in stor
age at the time, the most of it being win
ter wheat. The property and the grain
Is an entire loss and will reach $450,000.
The Insurance Is $186,000 on tln- building,
and the grain Is covered with $268,000 in
surance.
At 12:20 ocloc k the fire was under control.
A Tacoma Fire
TACOMA. M ash.'. Bept. 20.—The exposi
tion building, the largest structure of Its
kind In the northwest, was completely de
stroyed by lire this afternoon.
The flames were discovered breaking out
of the building at liSO odork. In fifteen
minutes the vast structure was a mass of
fire. The building was owned byt the Ta
coma Land company and Is part of the i
property mortgaged to the Provident Ll/a
ond Trust company of Philadelphia. Total
loss will aggregate $100,000. There was no
insurance.
MILITARY MATTERS
Govf rnor Urbana Wo idbury of Vermont
has b.en tendered and Jims accepted a
place on the war Investigation rommittee.
He served in the union army elurlng tho
civil war.
The torpedo boat destroyer Farragut is
again in condition for her official trial
which will prohaldy be made In a few days!
Her damaged machinery has been fully
repaired at S.in Francisco, ami a Newport
cylinder put In,
- Clarence K. Brayton, sergeant major of
the Third New . ork reglm. nt. died yes
terday of spinal meningitis at Harrisburg
Pa. Dr. H. 8. Hotallng of Syracuse N \
who attended Brayton, says death was
caused by neglect.
The disintegration of tho volunteer Big
pal corps was begun yesterday, when or
ders were issueo by the war department
for the relief from active duty of the Four
teenth company, with a view to its fur
lough and to muster cut.
Three hundred ar.d seventy-five hor«es
tli.it belonged to Roosevelt's Bough Itlders
we nt undei the hammer yesterday at New
York at prices ranging from St-, to 177 ay
eraglng about tie. The horses Colt ' ' th ,
government about |C> each.
Acting Secretary Meiklejohn la making
renewed eft, rts to secure entrance for the
Comal, with the- millions of rations on
board, to some Cuban port. The Coma'
!? °2 W t' Ke l West ' wl >«« «he was or
dered when the Spanish authorities re-
Tell the Details
I fused to allow her to land her cargo without
the payment by tho United Stales of the
amount of $i"0,000 In gold.
Nearly VAX) of the American troops at
Santiago are on the sick list, and Gen.
Lawton reported 8s new cases of fever
yesterday. His report is as follows: To
tal sick, 11S7: fever, »7S>; new cases, >S; re
turned to duty, 2SS; deaths, 7.
By ilie terms of a court martial, ap
proved by the president, a cadet has been
punished for haalng at West Point. In the
army orders published yesterday it is an
nounced that Cadet Philips. Smith, Third
United States Military academy, found
guilty of hazing fourth class nun. was
sentenced to be suspended from the United
States Military academy without pay, un
til August 18, 18118, at which date he will
join the third class.
COL. BRYAN TO RESIGN
TO DEVOTE HIS ATTENTION TO
OTHER MATTERS
A Real Leader of Men Is Not Needed
to Do Garrison Duty in
Cuba
KANSAS CITY. Sept. 20.—A spe- al to
the Star from Jacksonville, Fla.. says:
Colonel William Jennings Bryan of the
Third Nebraska Volunteers will shortly re
sign his commission In the United States
army and resume the discussion of publto
questions. Ths statement is not made on
the authority of Colonel Bryan, however,
When asked to express himself on ques
tions of public Interest, he said: "You may
say that I refuse to discuss any matters
connected wdth politics, the army or my
self, except that I see no reason to change
the views In regard to the expanding of
terltory of the United States I expressed
In my Omaha speech made before entering
upon this army life."
This was all Colonel Bryan would say,
except to add:
"You might also say that I am not so
enamored of camp life that I would at the
close of war apply for a commission In the
regular army."
The Third Nebraska Is slated for Cuba,
and unless Colonel Bryan resigns, will,
within a few weeks, go south. While he
Will not say what he Is going to do or when,
there is no question that Colonel Bryan Is
going to do something and do it soon. That
he has determined upon a course which
will require some action In the near future
means that he Is going to resign his com
mission. Issue a statement as to why he
does this, und enter the discussion of pub
lic questions on lines somewhat more ex
tended than In the past.
Colonel Bryan is looking and feeling well,
but is undoubtedly suffering from the re
straint he has placed over himself.
"If you knew." he said to a reporter for
the Star, "what lt cost me to keep still
"lien there Is so much to say about things
of importance to the people and of life
long interest and moment to me you would
appreciate the strength of my will.'
When asked If he would talk freely on
all subjects when he has broken loose, he
said:
I "The country knows how it is when a
dam breaks; there is no telling when thet
j flood stops."
I When his candidacy for the presidential
nomination was suggested, he said:
"A man may say things and express
| opinions upon public affairs which will no:
j meet public approval. These results are
not always favorable to himself. An idea
is everything to me—far more than any
office, I shall go down to defeat wdth an
Idea as gracefully as any man you even
saw."
Colonel Bryan would not talk of the con
dition of his regiment or the possibility of
Its being mustered out, ns it has a direct
j hearing on his oplltlcal and personal af
fairs. He refused to name the date when
ho will finally announce his decision to
resign his command. He seems to have
fully made up his mind, however, to his
future course. He said:
"I shall do what I think Is right, regard
less of any temporary advantage or disad
vantage which may result from that action.
That is what a man should do. and the only
motive which shotild control his actions."
CONDENSED TELEGRAMS
The- wreck of the American ship Fmlly
W. Whitney Is report',! from Shanghai,
and a number of the crew lost.
It is re-ported In London yachting circles
that other yachts besides th» Shamrock
arc going to New York f"r the purpose of
competing in the. races next year.
The Berlin police authorities have pro
hibited the holding of five projected so-
Ciallst meeting! In Hamburg, called for
the purpose of discussing Emperor WlU
lam's recent speech regarding tbe Impris- '
oning of the provokers ~f strikes. i
Tha Empress of India arrived at Victoria
yesterday, bringing news that serious ty
phoons have done great damage on the
Japanese o, ast. In Yokohama harbor th*
British ship lAndhurit and the Italian
cruiser Marco Polo ee>lllded, both being
damaged.
Ferdinand W. Peek. I'nited States com
missioner to the Purls exposition of 1800, ,
and his staff, will today visit the tomb of
Lafayette, ai a token of respect. Mr. peek '
is receiving no encouragement in his efforts
to secure Increased space at the exposition
for the American exhibits.
A Peking dispatch says the diplomatic !
representative) of Russia, France, Belgl- ;
urn. Spain and Holland have called upon '
Li Hung Chang to c, ndole with him upon
his dismissal from the Chinese foreign of
llce. Much comment has been excited by
:he aeitlon of these ministers.
At the. second day's session of the soy- (
reign grand lodge I. o. o. ,„ j... st „ n
resterday. Alfred S. Pinkerton of Wash- |
Ington was unanimously elected, grand it
-drc; A. C. Cable of Ohio was elected dep- c
uty grand sire; .1. Frank Grant of Baltl- c
LOS ANGELES HERALD. WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 21, JB9B
more grand secretary; and Charles Muckle
of Philadelphia - grand treasurer. The
lodge voted to hold the next grand session
In Detroit.
Frightful misery arrd Immense damage
will be caused If the eruption of Mount.
Vesuvius continues on the alarming scale
it has reached in the last few days. Nine
| new craters were counted yesterday, but
! even this extra vent does nothing toward
' checking the flow of lava.
The remains of Brigadier General Joseph
T. Haskell, one of the heroe* of Santiago,
who died at Columbus, Ohio, last Satur
day, arrived at Washington yesterday. The
body of the soldier was laid to rest in the
Arlington cemetery in the afternoon, with
military and Masonic ceremonies, in the
presence of a distinguished gathering, in
cluding President McKinley, General Miles,
Adjutant General Corbie, and other prom
inent persons.
Aid Not Needed
SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 20.—From Cap
tain Downing of the steam schooner Ex
eelslor, from Copper river, it Is learned
that the, I'nited States gunboat Wheeling
did not find many destitute miners al
Cook's Inlet. Commander Sebree of the
Wheeling, it Is said, will report to the
treasury department that the number of
men applying for aid was not sufficient to 1
justify the return of the gunboat to Sitka I
Accordingly the Wheeling proceeded to St.
Michael, with Governor Bradley as a pas
sing, r. It is not unlikely that prospectors
ma) need aid later in the year, The)
Whei lng and Excelsior were'at Orel at
the lime.
I
An All-Round Crook
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20.-I.nokwood
H. Josselyn, attached to the division hos
pital corps at the Presidio, was in the po
lice court today, charged with attempting
to chloroform his wife, who Is suing for a
divorce. He was released on bonds. It
was then discovered that a federal charge
-that of taking letters sent through tiia
yiVAT'*, f, en 2 ln * a S«Jhst Josselyn. who
forfeited his bond and left here over two
years ago. When the war broke out he
enlisted in the Seventy-first New York
and fought at Santiago, returning to thisi
city recently and entering upon hospital
THOMPSON'S TROUBLE
A LOS ANGELES LEVANTER AR-
RESTED IN OHIO
HE COLLARED COLLECTIONS
In the Employ of Xingsley & Barnes.
A Gay Young Man's Sorrowful
Finish
I TOLEDO, 0., Sept. 20.-(Speclal to Tho
Herald.) P. a. A. Thompson, alias E, E. *
King. ,i smooth swindler, who victimised
a number ot leading Los Angeles business
men, among them the firm of Kingaley &
Karnes, was arrested here for trying to
beat a board bill at the Jefferson House.
Thompson claims to be a newspaper man.
His scheme is to make a pretense of writ
ing up cities, firms and prominent citizens,
get them to advance sums of money and
disappear. Papers found In his room prove |
that he has been engaged in a number of 1
schemes of a speculative nature in many
cities, 11c has contracts signed for writ
ing up Los Angeles business men. Chief
Ulass of Los Angeles learned that a man 1
named L". K. King, whoso description an- 11
sweted that of Thompson, was wanted fori,"
embezzling $13t)0 from Kiugsley it Lames. |,
Thompson was fined $r,o in the police court I)
yesterday, in order to give Chief Glass aj 1
chance to get the necessary papers for tak- |'
ing him back to Los Angelese,
Thompson is a handsome young man,
about 28 years of age. He has black hair
and eyes, ruddy complexion and line ad
dress.
His Local Record
The local record of Thompson is quits a
roseate one, which is often characteristic
of a person with a champagne appetite and
a beer salary. He cume originally from
New York, but stopped at Chicago, whence
he came to this city. His relatives are
r, ported to he prominent people in the
east, and his appearance indicated this re
port. He had evidently been well brought
up, and his claims to have once been the
possessor of $3nu.ouo were accredited. He
came to l.os Angeles about a year ago and
secured employment wdth the bookbind
ing and printing firm of Kingsley, Huriics
& Neuner, on South Broadway. He was
an expert bookkeeper and made himself
a valuable employe. His principal work
consisted of collecting.
From Frank Barnes, a member of the
firm which formerly employed Thompson,
it was learned that the man's embezzle
ment. Instead of being $1600, as stated in
the dispatch, was a much smaller amount,
being between $200 and ?3(""i. Thompson
left the city on Labor Day, the fith of this
month, anil had he not been favored by
this holiday occurring at the time of the
week it did, he would not have been able
t'j secure so large a sum. Thompson col
locted various of the accounts belonging
to the firm on Saturday, the 3d, and Mon
day, tho 4th, getting in two days together.
He should have made the return on his
collections the next day, Tuesday, but in
stead of reporting for duty he left the city.
His failure to appear Tuesday morning
was thought strange, and after a little In
vestigation his operations, so Mr. Barnes
asserted, were discovered. It was also
learned thnt in addition to the bills he had
collected on Saturday and Monday he had
failed to turn In the money he had received
earlier In the month. A visit was made to
his residence, en Temple street, where It
was found that Thompson hail decamped.
Mr. Barnes states that Thompson will be
brought back here and prosecuted. Thomp
son Is said to have bilked other people In
the city. He led quite a rapid existence
for some time pre vious to his departure.
A Railroad Lease
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20.—Tills after
noon the Ran Francisco and North Pacific
Railroad company, which operates iin*s
to I'kiah, leased Its entire road, plant and
rolling stock for twenty years to the.- Cali
fornia Northwestern Railway company.
The consideration is the full net revenue
of the road. The California Northwestern
1= a new Incorporation, the purpose of
which is to build a connecting line from
the San Francisco and North Pacific coast
to the timber belt of Meneloeino county.
No point of connection' has yet been de
termined on.
McKinley May Come
OAKLAND, Bept. 20.—1n. response to an
Invitation to Pre-sielent McKinley to visit
Oakland, the hoard of trade of this city
•today received a reply stat.yig that th,o
president's plans for his western trip are
not complete, but should the opportunity
offer he will be glad to give the invitation
careful consideratit>n.
OCCUPATION OF CUBA
BEGUN BY RAISING THE FLAG ON
HOTEL TROCHA
MILES HAS PLENTY OF MEN
To Fill the Garrisons of tha Island.
Cuban Soldiers Are Suffering
From Hunger
Associated Press Special Wire.
] NEW YORK. Sept. 20.—A dispatch to the
Herald from Havana says:
The American occupation has begu.i. The
Stars and Stripes wave over the Hotel
Trocha, a tree-embowered villa in the
suburb of Vedado.
i The whole commission party mover' from
the Resolute to the Trocha today. The
party includes three commissioners, Re
cording Secretary QlouS, with three army
otllcers. one naval aide, one counse.ior, his
; two assistants, tlftcen interpreters, stenog
j raphers, typewriters und clerks, thteo m«s
--! sengers and six servants.
I The whole place Is now in the hands of
i tho commission at the cost of $1400 a week.
1 The hotel Is still guarded by the Orden
Publico against possible foes. The com
mission wilt probably post marine senti
nels as protection from possible over in
trusive would-be friends.
The whole party Is In the best of health.
Admiral Sampson has notably improved In
strength.
The commission will begin Its session In
new quarters tomorrow.
The Ilrst work of the commission to
morrow wdll be to prepare a second series
of propositions answering the Spanish
reply to the lirst series sent a week ago
today.
Garrison Forces
NEW YORK. Sep;. 20—A special to the
Herald from Washington says:
General Miles, when asked how many
regiments would be stationed with the vol-
unteerj at the different garrisons, replied:
"About 12,000 regulars In Cuba, 1000 in Hon
om!u, 3000 In the Philippines and 4000 In
Porto Rtco."
General Miles said he expected that Cuba
wjuld be garrisoned with about 50.000 men,
:hc Philippines with about 25.000. Porto
I Rico about 14.000, Honolulu about 4000. All
the regulate who were at Montauk Point,
with the exemption of the Twenty-fourth
Keglment, Twenty-second Cavalry nnd
Ninth Cavalry will be sent to Cuba and
Porto Rico, and the Fifth and Seventh were
ti'day added to the Eighth, and the Seventh
Cavalry, all of which troops will go to
Cuba
, Genernl Miles said the decision thus to
d-spose of the troops was largely a result
Of the conference held Saturday, between
j the President. Acting Secretary Meiklejohn
a" I General Miles. The Seventh Cavalry.
Incw stationed In Arizona and New Mexico,
;ani the Eighth Cavalry, now stationed at
Fc-t Meade, have, however, been ordered
to Huntsville, Ala., whither most of the
regulars from Cuba will go. The Second
and Ninth Cavalry, now at Montauk Point,
Will go to South Dakota and Colorado.
, It is r.ot expected that the troeps will
[be ordered to Cuba before the first or middle
ol October, when the details of the evacua
tion will have taken shape and the dangers
from fever will have become less menac
ing. In addition to the Seventh Army
[Corps of about 30.000, lt Is planned that the
r?tna!r,ing six Immure regiments, also now
in this country, will go to Cuba. Four of
the Immune regiments are now In Santiago,
namely, the Second, Third, Fifth and
Ninth, the first three being white and the
Ninth colored. There are three other col
ored Immune regiments, namely, the Sev
enth. Eighth ard Tenth, now atLexlr.gton.
IV others are white, namely, the Fourth
a' Jacksonville! Sixth, at Annlston, and
First, at Galveston.
General Miles said there would be plenty
of soldiers for the program, as there were
left, he said, one hundred thousand volun
teers and 60,000 regulars. Those regulars
not need< d will he distributed at army posts.
Tie volunteers not needed will remain, If
it is needed, In the camps.
Cuban Conditions
NEW YORK, Sept. ao.-Major Benjamin
Giberga of the Cuban army, who arrived
here from Santiago on the transport Victor,
was at the headquarters of the Cuban
..Tnntu last night. Major Giberga went to
|Cuba in Apa-U last and for a short time
Served as secretary to the president of the
I Provisional government. He then joined
j General Garcia anil became his scout. Ma
jor Giberga left General Garcia on Sep
tember I, after the latter's resignation
from the Cuban army. Garcia was then
at Baire, with a few members of his staff.
Balre Is about fifty miles from Santiago, in
the Interior of the Island, and Is the town
where th" present revolution started on
February 24, 1895.
According to Major Giberga, the resig
nation of Gene ral Garcia and its accept
ance by General Gomez was a complete
surprise to the civil officers of the Cuban
republic. It was known that there was
some friction between the two officers, but
no one thought Garcia would resign from
tho army, and even if he should present
his resignation they did not believe Gom"ft
would accept it. The whole affair of the
resignation and acceptance was carried
on without the knowledge of the olvll au
thorities, as General Gomez, as oommnnel
er-ln-chlef of the army, promptly accepted
it without consulting the civil authorities.
Major Giberga was Inclined to believe that
Oarcla'o resignation would cause no dis
sension, although if it had been tendered
prior to the cessation of hostilities lt
might hnve, Injured the Cnbnn cause. In
speaking of they condition now existing In
th? Interior of the Island, the Major said:
"The Cuban soldiers are suffering for
lack of food. Before peare was declared
they oould obtain food hy foraging from
the country, but now they cannot do this.
As a reHiilt the men, who have not boon
paid since they joined the. army, are suf
fering from starvation. They havo no
money with which to purchase food and
cannot take it from the field. The troops
Should be paid off as soon as possible and
allowed to return to their homes, where
they can once more engage In peaceful
pursuits. The payment of tho troops Is,
however, a serious problem which will
have to bo solved at an early date.
"I do not believe that lt will be necessary
fcr the I'nited States to send a large army
to Cuba. In fact, I think 10,000 men would
suffice to look after the island. There Is no
danger of a contiict between tho Cubans
and Spaniards."
A Spanish Proposal
HAVANA, Sept. 20. —A noto was sent to
the Spanish Commissioners yesterday
pointing out the necessity of expediting
evacuation. The American Commissioners
have consulted wdth Washington concern
ing the Spanish proposal that after the
military evacuation Is completed the Span
ish administration should continue In the
Island until a treaty of peace Is signed at
Paris. This proposal- will probably be re
jected.
ABOUT THE STATE
Superior Judge Justin Jacobs of Kings
county died at Oakland Sunday. He was
(4 years old, and had been on the bench
since 1892.
The supreme court has rendered a de
cision In the ease of Mnnuel Chaves, con
victed of murder in the Ilrst degree for the
killing of a woman named Gregorla Rod
riguez, In Ban Diego county. The decision
affirms the Judgment of the San Diego su
perior court.
George Mulligan, a miner who recently
returned from the Klondike, lost a purse
containing $61,000 on a San Francisco street
car a few days ago. It has been, found
and returned by John Donnhuc, the grip
man of the car, with the exception of $40
in currency. Mulligan left $20 at the car
house for the gripmnn.
Auditor Itroderlck yesterday sent Comp
troller Colgan at Sacramento his annua!
report on the financial condition of the
city and county of San Francisco. The
total value of real estate is 1189,448,546;
value of Improvements thereon, 198,830,186;
value of personal property, including money
and solvent credits. $69,617,331; total as
sessed valuation, 8851,844,081. The assessed
value of railroads (Southern Pacific) in the
city ami county is $159,4."4. The total value
of mortgages assessed Is t51,840,500. The
valuation put on all parks, public school
buildings, engine houses and other city and
county property Is 115,000,857,
PUGS FROM ANGELBURG
FURNISH FUN FOR NORTHERN
RING GOERS
Sammy Maxwell Got a Decision but
Little Kid O'Brien Only Got
Laughed At
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. ».—The box
ing contests held at Woodward's tonight
ut.der the auspices of the Western Ath
leiic club attraoted about 2000 spectators.
The contest of the evening was advertised
as a coast championship battle between
Lightweights Jimmy Lawler of Ban Fran-
The men were In good form and a hot contest
was looked for, but there was a disappoint
ment as far as Lawler was concerned. Hi
was not In the contest, figuratively, at any
stage. Maxwell lighting him to a standstill
In almost every round. The Scotchman
surprised the crowd by his cleverness and !
hard hluing. He used both hands with]
equal effectiveness, and for thirteen rounds j
hit Lawler as he pleased, his body blows
bring particularly effective. At ":hn be
ginning of the fourteenth round Lawler
Seemed to regain strength and evened mat
ters up to some extent, but not enough t->
diminish his adversary's lead to any con
siderable dfgree. The last round was a
delight to the steady rlnggoers. The men
fo::ght and slugged In an effort to put each
other out. but the bell rang with matters
In Maxwell's favor. Referee Jack Stelzner
announced Maxwell the winner, whioh de
cision was cheered. Lawler was the favor
ite In the betting at 10 to 7.
There were two preliminaries, neither of
which amounted to much from a scientific
Standpoint Young Peter Jackson was
given the decision over Mike Mccormick In !
i the rinth round. The police stopped the '
; fight beoau*c McCnrmick rusher! at Jack
| son while the referee was tying his glove.
, which had become unfastened. He had the
better of the mill.
Jimmy Rcllly earned the referee's de
cision Ip a ten-round bout with Kid O'Hrien,
who claims Los Angeles as his home. The
kid furnished lots of amusement for the
spectators. At times he acted like a man
bereft of his wits and his wild swings and
rushes caused Etorms of laughter.
SACRAMENTO RACES
Commissions Taken by Black & Co.
, Black & Co., 143 South Broadway, will re
ceive entries and take commissions on the
Sacramento races, held under the auspices
; of the California Jockey club.
Entries will be posted dally and complete
• service by wire. Following are the entries
for today:
First race, five furlongs, purse—Carman
lta 102, Crossmolina 102. Sttstdor 102, Naplan
110. Nllgar 106, Ann Pnge 110, Headwater 116.
Second race, one mile, selling—Dolors 104,
Loohtiess 113, Kruna 104, Rey del Tterra 111,
Huntsman 107.
Third race, six furlongs, selling—Fleming
102, Ookturttck 99, Lady Ashley 107, Losette
99, Torlblo 102, Amasa 104, Moringa 1"7.
Fourth race, mlleand one-sixteenth, han
dicap—Libertine 113, Marplot OS, Red Glen
92.
Fifth race? —Seven furlongs, purse—He
mem 88, Gotobed 101, Rubicon 107, obsidian
91.
Sacramento Races
SACRAMENTO, Cal., Sept. 20.-The at
tendance at the second day of the California I
Jockey club's meeting was somewhat better
than yesterday. Tho racing was extra
good, the weather perfect und the track
fast. Charles F. Price of Louisville, who
Is presiding Judge, Is con duo ting things In
first-class style. He set Jockey Ruiz down
for a week because of his listless ride on
Ojal In the first race. Results:
Five furlongs, 2-year-olds—Gold Fin, 4 to
5 (113), won; Correct, 15 to 13 (Hellman. 106),
second; Ojal, 9to 5, (Ruiz), 11,1, third. Time,
1:04.
A mile ami one-sixteenth—Hermanlta,
even money (Glenn), 101. won; Coda. 3 to 2,
(Wilson), ion, second; Ringmaster. 16 to 1,
(Bullman), 106, third. Time, 1:61 V»,
Mile und fifty yards—Grady, 3 to .', (Hen
nessy), 112. won; Rey Del Tlarra, 3 to 1
(Plggott), 112, second: Shasta Water, II
to 5 (Thorpe), 109. third: time. 1:46,
Six furlongs, sellln, 2-year-olds— Donlhel,
3 to 5 (Thorpe), 100, won: Ocorona. ."1 to 1
(Devln), 98. second; Hannah Redd, 2 to 1
(Plggott). 109, third; time, 1:16.
Six furlongs, selling—William 08., 7 !
to 10 (Frawley), 117, won; Trappean, 6 to 1 '
(Hennessy), HO, second; P. F., 20 to 1
(ISnos), 114, third; time, 1:16.
SOLDIERS' QUARRELS
A California Man Commits a Serious
Offense
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20.—Andrew
Borgen, a private in Company M, Eighth
California regiment, was drinking In a
Montgomery avenue saloon tonight when
he claims Thomas Lawlor of Battery A,
Sixth California heavy artillery, struck
him. Borgen pulled a razor and slashed
at the artilleryman, inflicting an ugly cut
an inch and a half long on the latter's el
bow. He then took to his hc.ls, pursued
by an excited crowd.
In his illght Borgen encountered Ve
nanze Matralo, who was peaceably stand
ing on the sidewalk. The soldier pulled a
pocket knife and dealt the civilian a
vicious blow on the heart, Indicting a doep
cut above the right templt.
The two Injured men were treated at the
receiving hospital. Borgen was arrested
and charged with assault to murder.
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A WELCOME TO CERVERA
PROHIBITED BY THE SPANISH
GOVERNMENT
The Duke of Tetuan Starts a New
Movement to Oust Sagasta
From Office
MADRID, Sept. 20.—The workmen of
Bllboa, where the cruisers which belonged
to Admiral Cervera's fleet were built, have
decided to go to Santandcr In order to
make a demonstration against the defeated
Stiunish admiral on his return to Spain
The government, however, has taken meas
ures to prevent the plan being carried out,
and the ministry has forbidden demonstra
tions welcoming Cervera home.
Captain General Blanco cables from Ha
vana that be is not in accord with the
Cuban colonial ministry, to which the gov
ernment hero replied that while Spanish
sovereignty existed In Cuba, he must apply
autonomy, and therefore he could not turn i
out the colonial government now In office
and appoint a new one.
The Duke of Tetuan, who was minister
of foreign affairs In the cabinet of the late
premier, Canovas del Castillo, Is quoted as
saying In an Interview:
"Senor Canovas, If he had lived, would
never have accepted war witty the United
States. Canovas and myself were con
vince I that the war would lead inevitably
to the ruin of Spain."
Continuing, the duke blamed tho Liberals,
who, he said, could havo averted war either
by accepting tho proffered good officers of
the United States minister, Gen. Stewart L.
Woodford, by treating with the Insurgents
on the basis of Cuban Independence, or by
selling Cuba.
Senor Sagasta, the Duke of Tetuan de
clared, in responsible for all our disasters,
and must be ojected from power.
Forged a Will
SAN FRANCISCO, Bept 20.—Rupert
Manuel, a former law clerk, who claims
to be In his eighty-fourth year, was ar
rested this evening on a charge of having
forged a document which purports to be
the wm of his late wife, Annie Manuel,
made In his favor. The warrant for Man
uel's arrest was sworn out by Garrett Van
Ness, a brother of the late Mrs. Manuel.
Van Ness particularly objeots to the al
leged forged will because by its terms his
INDEX
• TO TELEGRAPHIC NEWS
• Illinois W. C. T. IT. ladles trying to
• have water substituted for wine, in
• christening the new battleship.
• President McKinley will relax civil
• service rules and open the door to po
litical appointments.
• Col. W. J. Bryan will resign his com
• mand; a real leader of men IS n|ot;
. needed to do garrison duty In time of
» uence.
Senator Morgan of the Hawaiian an
nexation commission believes that a
• state government will not be recom
mendefu for the Islands.
The American occupation of Cuba
begun by raising the Stars and Stripes
over Hotel Trotfha, where the evacua
tion, commissioners are quartered.
Spanish forces stationed in Porto
Rico have begun the evacuation of the
Island,
The California heavy artillery add
ed to the forces orde red tn Manila.
Canadian commissioners will make
a determined tight for the abolition of •
the duty on sawed lumber.
The Spanish government prohibits i
demonstrations of welcome or of dls- i
approval when Cervera arrives. |
Eight men cremated and sixteen •
others more or less burned at an ele- ■
vator lira at .Toledo. Ohio. ,
[17-year-old daughtor, Frances aVn Ness,
becomes the ward of Manuel. He also ae
tumes that If Manuel Is convicted the prop
erly left by Mrs. Manuel will fall to himself
and his brother, James Van Ness, they be
ing next of kin.
Cuban Refugees
HAVANA, Sept. 20.—Marquis Cervera,
military governor of Marlanao, has Issued
an order providing for the return of refu
gees from the country—reconcentrados—to
their farms and fields, offering absolute
protection to all those going back to their
homes and lands. To this end he has ar
ranged for three omnibuses to run twice a
week from Marlanao to different points in
the vicinity, taking free of charge the
families and baggage of thoso who wish to
return to their homes.
A Davis Monument
RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 20.—Richmond
chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy, at
a special meeting held here today, Inaugu
rated a movement tn erect a monument
over the grave of Winnie Davis, "the
Daughter of the Confederacy." Similar
organisations throughout the south will ba
asked to contribute to the fund.

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